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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 7, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas Students packed into some NBISD schools By PATRICIA YZNAGA KING Wire editor New Hraunffls Independent School District to be busting out of its Tlint situiition liis i double Charles Brad berry told the NHISI trustees Growth is but are there enough teachers to go around BradtxMTy told the board Tuesday night that the districts population grew by 141 students this Most of the growth occurred in the fifth and sixth and eighth and ninth he said Most of our kids showed up on the first two days of school this Bradberry said He explained that the districts population doesnt usually even out until the second week of Somebody did a Rood job of getting them all Hradberry The district has grown from to students m tin last five Bradberry Theres more growth up the and thats where the problems he Bradberry concerned himself with overcrowding in NBISD espcially at the primary and middle school Although ideally he would like to see 24 students in each some classes have as many as 28 or SO he Bradberry expressed fears that such class populations would hinder teaching and learning Most all the basic skills are introduced in the first two he The skills are reinforced in later he explained For the student population at Star Elementary School has grown so that the school is running out of Bradberry said he would like to see at least one more teacher hired at the Only one more room is available for he said The district needs to look at alternate space tor the 1984 K school year as student growth he Class loads at the middle school need to be turned Bradberry said One math teacher has M students per class in two advanced math Brad berry reported the class load at the high school is very en Hradberry adding that the class loads were more stable at the high school level Although the high school student population would grow next student populations at the primary and middle school levels would pose the greater Brad bem said New Braunfels ttorakt New Texas 178 WEDNESDAY September 25 cents 28 Pages 3 Sections USPS 377880 Russians call Reagan aNazi Some hayride When you think of d you tnink of lots of people and not a whole lot of The flip side of the coin is being demonstrated by Sammy Shaw left and Richard Monnan folks with a whole lot of They were taking a break while delivering the hay to Producers Coop By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS More than outraged mourners jammed a Seoul stadium today to denounce the Soviet Union for downing a South Korean and Washington accused the Soviets of lying despite their admission they destroyed the aircraft In an international organization of commercial pilots urged a ban on flights to Moscow to protest the but there was little immediate response from pilots associations of individual And in one day after the Soviets acknowledged attacking the the govern mentrun press unleashed a savage attack on the United comparing officials to Nazis and accusing President Reagan of stirring up antiSoviet God will not forgive this South Korean Prime Minister Kirn Sanghyup told many screaming with during the mass rally in Retribution and curse will fall upon them for the crime they have A statement read to the crowd said It is difficult to control our tears and keep from gnashing our teeth when we think of the last terrifying moments of the passengers and See Page 12A States making unique protests By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS longshoremen refused to unload a heavily guarded Soviet Soviet vodka and 11yearold Samantha Smith called the destruction of a Korean passenger jet really as thousands mourned the flights 269 The the Larger of threats since Korean Air Ijnea Flight 007 was gunned down over Sakhalin Island on docked Tuesday at San Ixcal 13s position that we will not work the Russian vessel at berth said a dispatcher with the International and Warehousemans Union who declined to give her About 250 protesters picketed as the freighter anchored three miles offshore since Friday because of anonymous telephone entered IAJS Angeles Harbor with a Coast Guard See Page 12A Parks panel seeks purpose of parking lot ByDYANNEFRY Staff writer Before doing any intensive study on a Prince Solms parking Parks Advisory Board members want to know just what City Council would like the lot to If its to relieve congestion caused by customers of the cityowned Tube thats the board If its to cut the crowds that collect around the thats another Why should the city build a parking lot to accommodate a private said Carl Fox at Tuesdays The board agreed to try to schedule a workshop with the so that all members can be sure theyre working in the same The same goes for councils request for a maximum capacity study of the park Parks advisor Robert Hamil said such a study is beyond the realm of this Before getting someone else to do the board would like more specific in formation on what and what types of facilities the council wants to look After discussing the idea at several City Council decided last week that more parking space was probably needed in Prince Solms and asked the parks board to look at a rough plan and make In past any suggestions about paving more of the big green space east of the Comal River have been shot as City Manager Delashmutt pointed even the family of Alfred the man who donated land for Prince Solms has told the council it wouldnt object to a new parking if it would reduce the inconvenience suffered by residents of congested Liberty Some parks advisors arent sure it Fox is of the opinion that one begets the that more parking space will simply attract more and theyll still be parked all up and Will the lot help the tube chute or congested Liberty Avenue down Liberty i Council has already designated a towaway zone on one section of the and is in the process of extending that zone Its not going to help the problem with the said Edward referring to the popular water park some five blocks north of the proposed parkin People who park in here arent going to go over Members of the family that owns the Schlitterbahn contend that the water park has enough offstreet parking to handle its arid that most of the cars on Liberty belong to patrons of the Tube If the city does build a new parking with capacity for 100 to 150 the Parks Advisory Board likes the idea of charging a fee to park Parks Director Court Thieleman pointed that this area is one of the few places in the park sstern where entry fees could be easily Theres just one entrance to Lieb scher and it could be blocked with an automatic The city could operate the gate or contract with a private Thieleman Since Prince Solms has been im proved with the help of government am fees would have to be approved the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife Which is exactly See Page 12A Comal ISO board adopts tax rate for 198384 year By DEBBIE DetOACH Staff writer Four Comal ISO trustees were on hand Tuesday night to approve the 1983 tax rate at cents per Trustees Karen Erwin Kenneth Wunderlich and David Way voted on the David Boatner and Jim Hector both arrived after the vote was and Carey McWilliama was not Business Manager Hugo Nowotny explained the new tax rate this way weve got a Subtract the mandated homestead exemption of our 40 percent homestead exemption in this case and that leaves taxable that person paid based on the tax rate of cents per This that person will pay he Thats an increase of or about 63 cents a Nowotny said the cents tax rate represents a increase over last years effective tax which keeps us below the 8 percent rollback In other trustees named Gay Watson and clerk Sue Voges as textbook Trustees also received reports of a total enrollment of as of Edgar Willhelm said the evident trend was a lot of growth at the high school level in the next few Weve got 386 students in the seventh 401 in the and 415 in the eleventh and twelfth drop and the kindergarten figure of 268 is a little But this is all for your in Willhelm See Page UA Arts panel to seek award for city The city Arts and Cultural Commission decided Tuesday that New Braunfels might as well apply for a Texas Municipal league Arts But there isnt much time in which to do The deadline is so we may not be able to said commission chairman Mike We didnt get tike letter until the last week in In a special meeting Tuesday mght at City commission members agreed they should at least explore the feasibility of Walker said he would conUct a TML representative in and alto talk to Tom who coordinates activities for both the Chamber of Commerce and the Wurst fest Hell probably have all the photographs and stuff that we said The Texas Municipal League gives five awards each year to cities which support the arts either financially or Walker Since the city is behind and behind these other and since weve appointed an Arts and Cultural we decided we might as well pursue Walker It would make the city look DVANNEFRV Inside Todays Weather It will be partly cloudy and hot cloudy Thursday and back to partly cloudy and hot Thursday Winds will be from the southeast at 1015 mph today and decreasing to 510 mph There is a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms today and and a 20 percent chance Sunset will be at and sunrise Thursday will be at Were Staying President Reagan announced that despite the deaths of Marines and French peacekeeping forces in he will keep the troops Reagan said he would be ready at a moments notice to send reinforcement troops to the area if SA OURiveta WUUINM partners Martina NavratUova and Para Shriver are the best of theyre also getting ready to go hea4 to head in the I Open tonnu CLASSIFIED SPORTS A TV Lamar School update may cause NBISD architect warns New Braunfels Independent School district might run into some costly problems if it tries to update facilities in the lamar Charles Bradberry said he would like to see the special education located at 240 N modernized in anticipation of growth in the school district in the next five He got some advice from Herb Crume of Jessen and the architect firm planning the NBISD air conditioning I dont believe youd want to restore the he Crume gave the board his advice after Bradberry said he would like to see the Licensed Vocational Nursing program across the street from the school use two or twoandahalf rooms at the school He noted that the proximity to McKenna Memorial Hospital would be an ad vantage to the He also pointed out that the LVNs would benefit Lttmar The program would benefit us as well as the he said Its really a natural for thai program to move Bradberry said he would like to see the school five of tfie schools eight classrooms have air Crume told the board Tuesday night that the which was built in has some structural elements that could become problems during The district would have to sprinkk the whole building to be considered fireproof because of its wood Crume In the stairs would have to be revised to meet certain slate standards for the han he Every window opening would have to be Crume said The arch at the school would also have to be he said Its in a stale that you dont know when its going to Crume told the Crume told the board that there were also cracks in the foundation up to the Bradberry told the board earlier in the meeting that plans to aircondition lamar School would be poatpaMd until a decision is made on what to 4o with the building
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