Members of the Hammond Elementary School Battle of the Books team, the Book Slayers, are, from left, Alex Callahan, Nina Borodin, Daniel Fu, Yasmi Chibber and Shaan Sandhoo.
Members of the Hammond Elementary School Battle of the Books team, the Book Slayers, are, from left, Alex Callahan, Nina Borodin, Daniel Fu, Yasmi Chibber and Shaan Sandhoo. (Submitted photo)

Hammond Elementary School had a team in Battle of the Books and they won the competition at Howard High. Their team, the Book Slayers, scored a perfect score. Students read books selected by the Howard County Library and then and to answers questions about the books they read.

The Book Slayers consisted of Alex Callahan, Nina Borodin, Daniel Fu, Yasmi Chibber and Shaan Sandhoo. Their coaches were Ravinder Sandhoo and assistant coach Rozanna Oyzerskiy. Our area kids really rocked this. Way to go, Book Slayers.

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Savage Fest planning is underway and it is a must-attend event for our community. The Fest will be held on June 7 on the grounds of the Carroll Baldwin Hall.

It will feature live bands, a magic show, pony rides and petting zoo, a moon bounce and much more. There are over 50 booths full of fun. Come out and be part of the fun. My favorite part will be the historical re-enactments planned. See everyone there.

There are a few booths available for rent, if you are interested. Go to http://www.savagecommunityassociation.com for more information.

Resurrection of our Lord Church is having a do-it-yourself parking lot sale on May 24. The cost is $20 a space, $25 with a table and chair. This is a rain-or-shine event. For more information on booking a space, contact Connie at 410-792-7982.

The Atholton Athletic Boosters Summer Sports Camp will start in June and run through August. It will offer programs for students going into third grade through ninth. The camp will help the students develop skills as well as give them a chance to meet high school coaches. The cost is $135 per camp to register. Go to http://www.atholtonboosters.org/athletics/boosters/fundraising/summer-camps to register.

Hammond High is proud to announce that two of the staff won awards. Jody Zepp won the Howard County Teacher of the Year and Agnes Meyer Award. Danielle Dunn won the award Crystal Flame Award for Organizational Practices. Both were presented with their award by Superintendent Renee Foose.

Hammond High will host a Green Festival on April 26, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring the entire family for free fun and education. For more information, go to bit.ly/hahsgreen for a complete and updated schedule of events.

Reservoir High School will hold its annual Musical Madness 5K and 1K kids' fun run on May 17 starting at 8 a.m. There will be a post-race party that includes food and prizes. as well as a musical performance by Reservoir students. To go http://musicalmadness.wikispaces.com for details.

A big shout out to Murray Hill Middle and Gorman Crossing for holding a fundraiser Basketball Tournament. The schools raised over $200 to donate to the American Heart Association and give the families a fun night to cheer on their teams. Gorman Crossing took home the victory and bragging rights. The challenge has been issued for a rematch next year.

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