Opinion Tribune (Newspaper) - May 10, 1989, Glenwood, Iowa Honor Seniors at Malvern High School are honored in two separate stories on pages 4A and 11A. Rams win The Glenwood boys track team wins its 8th straight Ram Relays pages 10A-11A. Good The bullhead and northern pike outlook for southwest Iowa is Ibright in 1989.. 10A. The May 10,1989 Our 124th year 19th Issue Mills Iowa Two 24 pages plus inserts 35* Scout Council is honored Girl Scout Council of southwest Iowa has been Selected as the 1st place Natural Productive winner in Iowa Youth Volunteer Month competition for the Girl Scouts Turn for Goodwill Scouts from Council Malvern and Treynor participated in the The Girl Scouts delivered door hangers throughout their and the next week picked up The donations were then delivered to the Council Bluffs Goodwill where the scouts were given lunch and received a patch for the service Brownie Girl Scout leader Karen Coates and members of her troop will receive the award the council at the Governor's Annual Volunteer Recognition Ceremony May 23 in Council Nurses announce May schedule May is National High Blood Pressure The Mills County Public Health Nursing Service has announced a month full of free activities to help educate the public about high blood a leading cause of The office will kick off the schedule with the following free blood pressure screening 11 from 10-U a.m. at LaRue Silver 16 from 10-11 a.m. at the community 17 from 10-11 a.m. at the community 18 from 10-11 at Our Place 19 from 10-11 a.m. at city from 10-11 a.m. at St. John Lutheran and 25 from 10-11 a.m. at For more information on the events and services offered by the Mills County Public Health Nursing call 624-8333. Harbor releases road data State Rep. Harbor announced Friday that two road repair projects should be underway within the next The modernization of Highway 34 north of Hastings will be let for bids June 16. Harbor said the work will include moving Highway 34 about 50 feet to the south of the present but will be done in such a manner that no detours will be He added that the road going into Hastings may be lowered in an attempt to prevent future flooding into Harbor said the state engineers will recommend to the Iowa Highway Commission and the Department of Transportation that work on Highway 41 running south from Highway 34 into Malvern begin in 1990. The highway would be increased to 24-feet in and according to would be a class GMS planning musical On May 16 at 7:30 the 6th, 7th and 8th grade vocal department at Glenwood Middle School will present a one-act musical drama of teenage The performace will feature choreographed chorus and will be held in the middle school Rebecca Gillett is the Band parents plan meeting Glenwood Band Parents will hold a meeting May 15, beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the high school Officers for the coming year will be All are encouraged to attend as this will be the last meeting of the Health clinic scheduled Immunizations against childhood diseases will be offered at the ongoing cooperative clinic held Thursday in the basement of the Mills County The running from 2-3:30 is sponsored by the Mills County Board of county medical local physicians and the Iowa Department of All immunizations are available at no Hib may be given to children between the ages of 24 to 36 Parents are advised to consult with their child's physician and immunization records before the Please bring the records to the Iowa Department of Public Health permission slips must be signed by a child's parent or legal guardian before immunizations will be Las Vegas Nite slated The Goonies softball team of Omaha will hold a Las Vegas Nite Saturday from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the American Legion Hall in A donation will be taken at the Mills members of the team are Betty Lisa Smith and Karen Lechner of Glenwood and Casey of Construction scheduled Replacement of the Little and Middle Silver Creek bridges and re construction of the approaches on U.S. Highway 6 in Pottawattamie County is scheduled to begin the week of May 8, according to the Iowa Dept. of NV told to make changes By Joe Foreman Assistant Editor Valley Community Schools Superintendent Jerry Hoffman said he was pleased with the outcome of a board meeting Monday night in which the results of a special state audit were thought the meeting went very Hoffman said in a Tuesday morning telephone was pleased with the public turnout and the concerns that were Hoffman said the concern of both school district board members and residents Monday night centered on a findings of the recently completed audit which found certain transactions to be in violation of Iowa or school district Auditor of State Johnson released a report Friday which recommended that the Valley Community Schools make improvements in its accounting Johnson said improvements should include segregation of issuance of receipts for all collections and better documentation of The transactions which appeared to violate state or school district laws included certain travel business with school district officials and the method of disposal of a school district copy Assistant Auditor Warren Jenkins attended Monday night's meeting to help answer questions and to reinforce the state's recommendations to the school need to sit down now and implement the recommendations handed down by the the Hoffman need to make internal changes on some of our board It's a matter of doing a better job of saving proper receipts and documenting Hoffman said Jenkins told those in attendance at Monday night's meeting that other schools similar in size to Valley also have problems with proper a small school system it's tough to segregate all of the duties because you just don't have enough people to do Hoffman that's one of things the auditor's office has kept stressing - segregation of duties - so we'll make the The school district's response to the recommendations are included in the report released by the auditor's A copy of the report has been filed with the Mills County Attorney's Office for Mural gives elementary school a new look By Jeff DeYoung Editor TABOR - Visitors to Elementary School may have to take a second look to figure out what is different about the school's interior i As a result of a program funded the the Iowa Arts Council and the National Endowment of the the school now has a definite artistic look to it. Chris Langille spent a week in February as an at the who lives in the School spent the week with students at the school working with walnut and stained The result is truly See photo Chris came to school February 6 he told the students that they were going to make the first money ever said art started out making porcelain which was the first form of and he then led the students into different techniques in making The students made L-shaped platforms to hold an environment or a little world they created from The individual pieces were glazed and fired at Langille's White Lodge The 1,000-plus pieces were then brought back to the school to be assembled into the clay mural that is now hanging at the All of this took place in about three except for the glazing of the clay we shifted gears and went into the production of light Mrs. Kinzle ' The mobiles were made from hand-colored along with walnut and A total of nine mobiles were Many designs were fastened together with oak strips to make light Three of the largest mobiles were made with 58-feet of walnut structures fastened with simulated forming wonderful patterns of color dancing from the ceiling of the school's activity wanted the students to recognize how important art is to a school's Langille not only works with the student's but it allows them to and to focus on the excellence of the not just the This creates a more positive learning experience for is so great to have this opportunity to have a professional artist come in and work with the students and the community so Mrs. Kinzle put much more than a week's worth of work into this and we are very appreciative of his Russ Finken Finken is named new principal GLENWOOD - The Glenwood Middle School will have a new but he'll hardly be a new face to the The Glenwood Board of Education approved the hiring of Russ Finken as the school's new effective July 1, at its regular meeting Monday Finken succeeds Dave the district's new director of Finken has spent the past school year as principal of St. School in a school for grades 1-8. Prior to he served as a teacher at the elementary and junior high level in Glenwood from 1976-1988. 39, is a native of He received a bachelor of science degree in education from Dana College in in 1973, and his master of science in administration from Creighton University in 1987. Tom who will begin his duties as Glenwood's superintendent of schools July 1, said he is happy to add Finken to the district's administrative has a good understanding of the type of educational climate that needs to flourish in a middle Rubel 4 ' * husband Margaret was named She has or is currently many hours for St. John's of the Month Friends of Episcopal Church in evening by the vW ( i m of Wo Mills and her both of for her Storehouse % s payless joto with the storehouse volunteer activities in the She has also organized the and Mills County Social Services is CROP spends '