Wednesday, October 19, 1983

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 19, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas tt fcit New Braunfels TOX8S HoraldZeltung 1 OAD OA WEDNESDAY October 1983 25 cents 92 208 30 Pages 3 Sections USPS 377880 Final report W CISD panel finds higher but no hit list By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Eleven people later dubbed the Comal ISD Advisory Committee were thrown together by appointment on June Their long hours and hard work ended Tuesday night with the presentation of their third and final report on student teacher at an alleged hit list and teacher Tuesday committee spokeswoman Kay Walling took the three topics included in the third and discussed them She spoke first about the allegation that student teachers did not desire to seek employment in CISD after their To investigate this questionnaires were sent to all 40 studentteachers who taught in CISD in the 196283 school or 50 All twenty who replied indicated they had had a successful teaching experience in and all of them took the time to comment on the fine ex Walling Our finding was there was no evidence to support the In exactly the opposite is She then took issue with the list This committee could find no evidence to support an allegation that a hit list existed in written Walling Nor did we find evidence that there was any conspiracy by the board or administration to remove teachers from employment in There was some evidence that derogatory statements about school district personnel had been made in the past by board teachers and there is information that some parents are perceived as out to get certain she Walling also said information was received about teachers and exteachers who allegedly were being harraased to the point of retiring or seriously considering those The committees recommendations are to re emphasize that the board and administration recognize the validity and abide by procedures set forth in the CISD policy manual in respect to non renewal or termination of teacher Walling and to encourage all patrons of the district to respond to perceived errors or short comings in school district personnel by documenting the incident and following the chain of command in attempting to work for improvement of the The third area covered Tuesday night was teacher The committee estimated it at percent for percent for percent for See Page 12A Revised52plan gets NBISDs OK By DORIAN MARTIN Staff writer New Braunfels ISD trustees unanimously adopted a proposal for a election system Tuesday The plan will change NBISDs trustee election to five singlemember districts and two atlargt In the previous all trustees were elected by numbered The boards decision came with a lawsuit pending against the district by the Mexican American Ienal Defense and Educational Representing a group of local MALDKF had proposed a plan calling for seven NBISD superintendent Charles Bradberry backed the trustees I think of the proposals that were this was the best one for all Bradberry said I think its in the best interest of the district that we have some atlarge he Dianne MALDKF legal was unhappy with the Were very The school board knew our Ross We feel our plan is significantly better than the plan the school district offered in terms of providing an opportunity for representation of the MexicanAmerican com MALDKFs attorneys will decide i after talking with their i whether to pursue a suit which was filed in Federal District Court in San Antonio on April The suit was lodged against the current at large charging it does not provide for The 52 Plan 1 1 3 4 5 73 Minority Pet 7533 17 79 1560 5947 581 minority representation Bradberry believes the trustees decision will hold up in We feel its a plan the Justice Department will he 1 think the i2 plan should be acceptable to anyone NBISDs attorney fees in the MALDKF suit cost the district in excess of for the month of In the i2 all en trustees w ill be selected in one election next April After that initial each of the trustees from the singlemember districts will draw at random for a term of two or three See Page 12A DPS suspends Butler for noshow in Rockport Kiddo behind bars Stiff photo Dy Cindy Hicharason Monkey that Andrew age 2 concentrates intently on scaling the monkey bars in the playground at Landa Park He proved to be quite proficient at climbing and swinging from them as well while his family was visiting the Highway patrolman Robert Butler has been suspended without a Department of Public Safety official said Butler was notified by mail Tuesday of the pending final action by the Department of Public DPS spokesman David Wells The reason behind the suspension was in meaning he did not comply with an order from his superiors to report to his new duty station of Wells formerly stationed in Comal fought his transfer in 207th District Court for five days before Judge Robert Pfeuffer denied an in junction to block the transfer on The trooper was instructed to report to Charles Gunn in Corpus Christi at 8 but Butler did not The state Attorney Generals Office received a memo Monday from Harris the troopers indicating that Robert Butler will not show up in Rockport until the matter comes to court The injunction denial by Pfeuffer did not void the troopers civil suit against James Holder Butlers former DPS Director James Adams and the department itself Butlers claim continues to be his transfer was a retaliation measure for his reporting violations of law in good faith to appropriate law enforcement DPS has denied that labeling the transfer for the good of the Department officials have declined any im mediate coment on possible future action against This is getting into a personnel and that prevents an additional other than he was suspended without Wells DEBBIE DeLOACH CISD moves to meet needs Comal ISD trustees put both feet into the planning game Tuesday They authorized taking bids on at least six temporary buildings to combat began an architect selection process and confirmed appointments to the districts longrange planning com Two of the temporary buildings will be built by the building trades class at Smithaon Valley High We estimate the claw can save about on each and if they can get started well be that much ahead of the game next Edgar WUlhelm The is the minimum we can get by with next CISD Edgar Willhelm Trustees obviously agreed by their vote to authorize All the buildings will be approximately 24 feet by 64 feet in Total cost is estimated at and would be included in the school Priority for additional space were designated for Bulverde Mountain Valley and Smithson Valley High An existing temporary building at Bulverde Middle School could also be renovated to relieve crowded conditions There is also an indication thai Goodwin Primary and Frazier Elementary will need additional facilities in but more study is The is the minimum we can get by with next Willhelm Along those same the board authorized Willhelm to develop a process for future selection of a school Im recommending we get into a process whereby the administration would screen the present three to five firms for board and the final choice would be up to the Willhelm Im asking the board to year up for so well be in a position to con tract with an architect down with the road to correspond with any long range planning committee recom he The CISD longrange planning committee held its organizational meeting and prioritized five study Those areas are existing data management and extracurricular Chaired by Frances the committees second meeting will be at at the CISD Administration Members of individual sub committee on each of the five study areas were named Tuesday They are Bryon Carolyn Frank Damn Charles Kmbbe and Aden demographics Charslte Sudie Jackie Joe Mike Albright and Gay curriculum Ron Tommy Ianeta Robert Travis and Harvey existing Geurg and data management and JoAnne Tom Sparks and Troy extra curnruiar In other trustees voted to support active participation in the Teen Connection but only with the approval of the building principal and the parent of the child DEBBIE Soviets deny reports of stranded cosmonauts Inside LONDON AP The British Broadcasting tht Soviet Salyut 7 space station is crippled by a Itak of propellant and the two cosmonauts aboard art stranded in but a Soviet official today daniad the BBC science correspondent James Wilkinson rtparted Tuesday night that a leak of propellant last month had Isft Salyut 7 virtually unable to be The cosmonauts are in effect drifting in hi without indicating the sources of his a spokasman for the Soviet Academy of aakad about tba said There was no Mk lht station The flight is continuing nor of tht cosmonauts is good Ha MM Waatara rtporttrs should pay attention to StvMfNii rtports or inlonnatioa on tht it bis HMM not bt call by Tto fcjiariittil OB rtports tht Salyul Sovitt A Soviet official said Western reporters should pay attention to Soviet press reports for in formation on the Ministry official had said there was no information available on the cosmonauts Alexander and Vladimir 42 Tht two spact travelers were due to return a month but tht carrying the replacement craw rtportediy tcplodtd as it was taking off Wtstarn ntws rtports at tht time said the rtplactmtnt crtw survived tht Wktai to Earth i wtrt txptctod to i fart tktl it was not known how to ftt thtu CROSSWORD PiAE NBHS student showing signs of improvement New Braunfels High School senior Julie Clonts remained ui fair con dition today at San Antonios Methodut the daughter of Mr and Arthur Clonts of New is breathing on her own and has movement in her Mrs Clonts She has had her eyes open for three days and is beginning to try to focus on her surroundings Her family believes she is trying to comprehend whats being said around her Her color is good Cionts thinks doctors will upgrade Julies condition today from Were fttling so positively sup ported by what weve Gontssaid Aflar a visit late this morning with her Clonts recovery process looked said Chuck the assistant vice principal at New Braunfels High who was at the hospital She recognized her mother and appears greatly Engler Clonts suffered skull fractures in a preHoniecoiiung bonfire accident Get 6 on Highway one uule from Loop 337 She was riding with another student ui the back of a pickup truck when a gust of wind lifted her and a pik of brush she was standing and threw her onto the She was rusheu to McKennt Memorial Hospital for treatment and later was transferred to Methodist Hospital Until this she had batn listed in critical DORIAN MARTIN