Opinion Tribune (Newspaper) - May 17, 1989, Glenwood, Iowa McGruff in The McGruff safe house program will begin very soon in page 2. Our series on outstanding seniors ends with Glenwood students on pages 5 and 14. Rams win The Glenwood Rams qualify 13 for state en route to winning the district 14. May 17,1989 Our 124th year 20th Issue Tribune Mills Iowa One 22 pages plus inserts 35c Branstad in Glenwood May 23 The community betterment committee of the Glenwood Area of Commerce invites the public to the unveiling of program in Mills County on May 23, beginning at The program will be held at the junction of Highway 34 and county road north of Pacific The special guest will be Terry For more information contact the Chamber 527-3268. GMS band takes top rating The Glenwood Middle School bands took top honors the Red large group contest held April 29. The bands played for a panel of three and the judges then rate the The sixth grade band earned a Division I rating from all three This is the second consecutive I rating for the sixth grade Glenwood is the only school sixth grade band in said band director Pete The seventh and eighth grade band earned a Division 1+ This is the highest possible rating a band can Jacobus All three judges rated the band a Jacobus said that no other band earned a 1+ rating in the and that this is the first 1+ rating ever given in the five-year history of the Barn dedication is May 28 The Mills County Historical Society will dedicate its Coddington Barn on May 28, from 2-5 p.m. at the museum grounds at Lake John Chrystal of Des Moines will be the He will discuss the present and future of Iowa The RSVP will serve and the Mills County Pork Producers will serve An open house for the museum will also be and live music will be Several new features will be on display at the including donations from Les Otha Wearin and Glenn Special nights are planned Glenwood High School has announced the times and dates for ear May 17, awards night will be held at the high school beginning at 8 p.m. Baccalaureate ceremonies are scheduled for May 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the high Graduation exercises will be held May 21, beginning at 2:30 p.m. at the football ' exercises to begin Water exercises will begin at the Glenwood Swimming Pool on May 29, Classes will be held every Wednesday and Friday evening from 8-9 p.m. This program is for adults both men and at a cost of per It is not necessary to know how to swim to can exercise in For more information contact F-M to graduate 24 Twenty-four students will receive their diplomas at graduation exercises Sunday a t High The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. Graduates Scott Marianne Charles Susan Amy Jamie Kim Steve Kevin Lisa Don R. Greg Scott Steve Beth John Vicki Heidi Kristin Danna Don Pat Thomas and Jim Thirty graduate from NV Thirty students will receive their diplomas Sunday afternoon at commencement exercises at Valley High The program begins at 2:30 p.m. Graduates Jon Deanna Stephanie Nikki Mike Chellie Campbell Chris Pam Shelly Angle Becky Kerrie Andy Erin Greg Andrea Mindy Will Amy Jesse Paula Dawn Delia Sheila Doug Tracy Brenda Jennifer Urban and Rob Malvern to graduate 25 Twenty-five students will graduate from Malvern High School Sunday Ceremonies will begin at 2 p.m. Jeanne-Marie Tony Eric Kevin Jeff Kim Dashner Angela Chris Joyce Kristina Joe Kelly John Jennifer Michelle Spencer Jeff Amie Sandra Dusty Chris Siia and Sheila hearing set By Jeff DeYoung Editor GLENWOOD - A public hearing will be held May 25 so the Mills County Board of Supervisors may get some feedback on a proposal to shorten the courthouse lawn as part of a Glenwood street improvement A formal proposal was made to the board Monday afternoon by several Glenwood Those businessmen carried the blessings of the Glenwood City Council after the council approved the proposal at their meeting May 9. The project will be part of the city of Glenwood's street improvement program scheduled to be completed later this Costs for the project will be paid by the city and The proposal mainly focuses on the removal of 11 feet of the courthouse yard on the south and five feet on the west Not only will the project provide the city with a larger but will provide merchants with 33 additional parking will benefit all sides said Glenwood State Bank president John the spokesman for the will give the city basically a new and will also improve the appearance of the streets around the ' Dean said three trees on the south side would have to be but would be This brought up the question of The group admitted they had no immediate plans for landscaping the but were agreeable to the like to see you come up with some type of landscaping proposal to go along with these said county attorney Jim think that will help answer a lot of questions for a lot of After some both sides agreed to contact a landscaping expert to see what kind of plan can be Supervisor Don Brantz said he saw little problem with the but agreed with that a landscaping plan might be a benefit for the Supervisors Marland Gammon and Kenton Roenfeldt agreed with always seem to go out of our way for new and this is something we can do for those existing Brantz it might be good to have a landscaping plan to go along with Gammon said he would like to hold at least one public hearing to allow community input on the Webering said it would be wise for the both legally and to schedule a The board then scheduled the public hearing for May 25 at 7 p.m. at the The public is encouraged to attend and voice any concerns they may have with this All-day kindergarten is scheduled GLENWOOD - Kindergarteners in the District will face a major change when the 1989-90 school year At the regular meeting of the Glenwood Board of the board approved all-day kindergarten beginning with the next school Six sections of classes will be Superintendent of schools Dave Scala said that kindergarten teachers and administrators had met and agreed that the all-day sessions were A meeting for parents of incoming kindergarten students will be held prior to the end of the school The board also gave approval to employ Russ Finken as middle school principal for 1989-90. Finken succeeds Dave who will become the district's new curriculum In other bus bids were presented and The board approved the purchase of one 59-passenger Blue Bird bus on a Ford chassis from Misle Bus Company for and one 65-passenger Thomas body on a Chevrolet chassis from Bus Company for Maintenance projects were reviewed and The board decided to have Southern Bleacher Company install new aluminum seating and walk ways on the present football bleachers at a cost of The board also approved resurfacing and repairing the parking lot at Northeast and enlarging the front parking at the high for a combined total of This and the bleacher project will be paid for with a combination of site fund and general fund Approval was given to extend a full-time teaching contract to Ann who previously had been teaching Colleen Pavlik of was approved for a teaching contract as special education A five percent salary increase was granted to all transportation employees in being consistent with increases to other the limitations on fringe benefits will be the same as was passed for other Director of curriculum Tom Rubel introduced teachers Lois Buckingham and Nancy who chaired the reading textbook selection They reviewed the selection process with the A list of potential graduates for 1989 was submitted and providing that all graduation requirements are Graduation will be Sunday at 2:30 board approved the reading of a policy on communicable with specific guidelines for Rubel reported that a public informational meeting will be held May 24, at 7:30 p.m. to discuss AIDS He also reported district will conduct a needs assessment with assistance from An invitation from Northeast Elementary for a representative of the board to attend an awards ceremony at the Governor's Mansion was Northeast was one of eight schools in Iowa to win a First in the Nation in Education The next regular board meeting will be June 12, at 8 p.m. Davies Amphitheater begins season June 2 The Davies Amphitheater at Glenwood Lake Park will be hosting both some old favorites and some new faces during its 1989 summer Back by popular demand are the Martin Iowa State Fair Strategic Air The Riley Talent Paul Omaha Chapter Sweet The Missouri Valley Music Company Barbershop The Bijou Ricky Smith and Square Dance Caller Pat Mintle and the Big Band Sounds of the New faces on the amphitheater stage this season will be the University of Missouri at Kansas City Show Choir Magician Peter the Near Ventriloquist Robert Classical Guitars of the Comedy Juggler Gospel Singers The Iverson Family and the New The Silver Creek and the Strategic Air Command Band In addition to its regular the amphitheater will be the sight of a special 4',*>-hour entertainment extravaganza for in Local performers as well as professionals from Kansas City and Des Moines will join together for the Gold Card are now on sale for the entire season of shows for the cost of Gold Card members will be able to attend all Davie events and pay no admission Gold Cards can be obtained by sending and a self-addressed envelope to Russ and Sybil 244 West 51534. Regular admission will be a show for adults and for students and Performance by the SAC Band are free and open to the A free will donation will be taken at gospel nights and the special Mrs. Finken said a great deal of Gold Cards are available at each for this summer's slate of shows and programs at Glenwood's Davies by Joe work has bean done to repair the access road to the She said the theater also plans to lay asphalt this spring and do some She that repair to the building cement and stage is still from ticket season memberships and local business sponsors has helped a great deal in keeping the Davie Amphitheater a beautiful offering fine family she The theater will begin its 1989 season June 2.