Meetings Scheduled for Parents and Students to Explain Preferred Choice Options in the Northeast Consortium

September 15, 2000
A series of meetings in October will assist families with students in eighth grade who live in the Northeast Consortium to choose the high school they wish to attend for the 2001-2002 school year. The meetings will provide families with information needed to make a well- informed choice from among the three consortium high schools and their signature programs.

Wednesday, October 4

William H. Farquhar MS

16915 Batchellors Forest Rd.

Olney, MD

7:00 p.m.


Wednesday, October 11

Briggs Chaney MS

1901 Rainbow Dr.

Silver Spring, MD

7:00 p.m.


Thursday, October 12

White Oak MS

12201 New Hampshire Ave.

Silver Spring, MD

7:00 p.m.

media center

Tuesday, October 17

Francis Scott Key MS

910 Schindler Dr.

Silver Spring, MD

7:00 p.m.

media center

Wednesday, October 18

Benjamin Banneker MS

14800 Perrywood Dr.

Burtonsville, MD 7:00 p.m.

media center

Thursday, October 19

Northeast Consortium Office

11721 Kemp Mill Rd.

Silver Spring, MD 8:30 a.m.

conference room

In addition, a special Preferred Choice information meeting will be held for ESOL families on Thursday, October 5, at 7:00 p.m. at the White Oak Middle School media center.

Open houses will be held at the three consortium high schools at the following dates and times. Parents and students in eighth grade are encouraged to take advantage of these opportunities to become better acquainted with the signature programs and high school facilities in the Northeast Consortium.

James Hubert Blake High School - Fine Arts and Humanities - November 2, 7:00 p.m.

Paint Branch High School- Science and Media - October 26, 7:00 p.m.

Springbrook High School - Information Technology in the Global Society

International Baccalaureate - November 9, 7:00 p.m.

For more information, contact Mrs. Thelma Jackson or Mrs. Barbara Purdie, Northeast Consortium counselors, at 301-649-8010.

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