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   Baldur Gazette News (Newspaper) - September 16, 1997, Baldur, Manitoba                                The The Weather Tuesday Low High Wednesday Low High 100 35 September 1997 50c per copy Briefly Belmont Centre 200 Club winners June Barb Manning June 27th Harry Pryke July 11thRarnona Wanless July 25th Flo Robinson 8th Harry Pryke 22nd Dennis Jessie Myers 5th Rod Joan Fall supper season Once summer has come and gone and the fall supper season has Check out our Com munity Calendar section on page i Yard of the Month Currie and Leola Campbell of Baldur were awarded with the Yard of the Month for Septem See photo in next weeks edition of the GazetteNews Is Your Subscription Due 03 w O From Germany to Baldur For the Experience Submitted by Janet Fowler A teenager from Germany has joined our Grade 11 and 12 students In Baldur for the 9798 school He is Ernesto a likeable 16 year old nearly 17 with a mane of light brown curly hair pulled back from his He is staying at the home of Cindy Colt and Garry Baete and their west and south of and he came just in time for Within days of arriving in Ernesto was learning to drive a and is now assisting with square baling on the Baete He has also taken on the feeding of the farmyard All of this is a very new experience for who has lived in urban environments all his He has visited a farm in Germany several but the work of the farm was not part of his Ernesto was born in the youngest of 3 with a German engineer father and a Spanish He grew up speaking the national language of at home and learning German at a Swissrun school in his home city of Curitlba in the southern state of Curitiba is the same latitude South of the Equator as Florida is to the At the age of Ernesto and his family moved to one of nine small villages set close which comprise the town of with a population of Since like other European countries is densely populated by Canadian Ernesto thought with a population of was very small until he came to 1 was surprised at so few people and so much said Ernesto when I spoke with him I have never seen so many He was also surprised to see systematically numbered and streets so consistently German roads turn and weave he Its very too says whose home is in the Black an hours drive north of and the Swiss He is an avid snow board who travels to both Austria and Switzerland to pursue his and hopes to find himself a snowboard to try out the slopes at La Riviere this At home in Ernesto attends school from to each morning and two afternoons until or He speaks and In Ernesto plans to broaden his skills to Spanish and and perhaps find a career where he can use his When hes not at Ernesto spends a lot of time with his swimming in outdoor playing or meeting at each others houses where they watch play computer games and We talk a says as he divulges missing his friends very At Ernesto began lessons on the and plays in an which Includes classical modern and traditional German folk musk in its HERE TO LEARN AND a 17 year old exchange student from Is looking forward to spending a year at Baldur School and In the Baldur area where he Is learning many new things about farming that he didnt know School holidays often mean travel for this welltravelled young Last Ernesto went back to Brazil to visit his maternal grandparents with his mother and his and They stayed for the whole On at least two his favourite who owns and operates an English school in Brazil came to Germany Continued on page 3 Enrolments for 199798 in Belmont and Shamrock Schools by Giselle Lussler staff reporter Tiger Hills School Division has recently reported a total of 1206 students enrolled throughout the division for the school year with 169 students attending school In Belmont and the Shamrock A break down of the enrollment Is as Baldur There are 6 children who have recently begun their first school days In the kindergarten class 12 students In grade one seven children are enrolled In each of grade two to four classrooms ten students are attending grade five seven students are in grade six grade seven has an enrollment of 13 seven in grade eight 14 grade nine students seven are attending grade ten four students In grade eleven and nine students are attending grade Belmont has a total of five kindergarten students five first graders three students are enrolled in the second grade seven In grade three five in grade four seven students in grade five and five students are attending grade The Shamrock Hutterian School has a total of 23 students for the school year with four students beginning their school years in the kindergarten There are presently three students In the first grade no one is enrolled In grade two two grade three students zero In the fourth grade two in grade five one student Is enrolled In both the grade six and grade seven classrooms two students are In grade eight four grade ten three students are enrolled in the eleventh grade and there are two students In their twelfth and final year of high   

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