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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 21, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas                                2A New Braunf els August I Canteaches positive attitudes By LILLIAN THOMAS Staff writer Clarissa Garcia may be only 13 years but she already is getting some teaching experience this She has taught the first and second graders in the I Can classes at the Community Service All her students will graduate today in a ceremony at at Eagles Hall and will perform some of the upbeat songs they learned in I Can classes are based on the book See You at the Top by Zig Mamie McCollough received permission from Ziglar to develop a curriculum based on his and with Larry Linsay developed courses for all different age known as Positive Life Attitudes for who was in I Can classes four years in a row before teaching said in teaching she learned a lot about how to handle and I learned the lessons of the positivethinking course even more as a With the assistance of Mariana Maldonada who took the course twice Garcia taught two classes one with 10 first graders and one with 17 second I just passed on what I had Garcia It was easy because the way it had been explained to The students learned to have a positive to have positive attitudes towards to set goals for themselves and work toward those goals through fun Children learn songs and pantomime the color pictures and listen to stories that have these messages in The kids were attentive and learned the lessons in the stories because they could all answer the questions at the end of the Garcia She had noticed small changes in some of her One boy was easily frustrated when some project did not come out per Sometimes he refused to par ticipate and clowned around a distracting As the class wore though he still would say things This is all messed up and I cant do and spend some time fussing over the even tually he would complete the He joined in more of the group finding out some things were fun even if he was not the best at The young teacher figured he was afraid to fail or not excel at And he picked up a lot of pressure from his parents to A lot of what people mean to be positive ends up Garcia had figured Its all in how you say If a kid has to be or his parents arent the goal is too high and sometimes kids just wont They know they cant make Clarissas Suzie Garcia also teaches I Can classes for kindergarten and fifth graders and recently returned from a Dallas seminar for teachers of the positivethinking We also use the Christian Education Course for Children on SelfEsteem and on Human Uniqueness along with the course material provided by the I Can1 the mother explained They work real well I came back from the seminar with so many ideas about how to get the positive attitudes to life she It really got me Before I was just following the This year at the Community Service Center 15 students enrolled for for first 17 for second 20 for third 15 for fourth 14 for fifth grade and 11 for sixth Besides the Uz Urban and Margaret Brazel teach classes And the center also sponsors classes at the Bracken Methodist Church with 15 students in first through third Orades and seven in the fourth through sixth Teachers for those classes include Karma Amy Boyd and Calva Next year we will have to ask for the tuition fee at registration because too many people signed up or gave their names and then did not come to the Garcia We had people on waiting lists that wanted to get in the Recovery drivers are needed The Comal Unit of the American Cancer Society will be hold road to recovery training from to Thursday at the Senior Citizens 142 Comal The road to recovery program is a service to cancer patients which provides transportation to and from cancer The Comal Unit is trying to recruit additional drivers to ease the burden for the New Braunfels Registration can be made by calling Lanita Transportation Weather Texas Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms were expected to have little effect on the stifling heat that continues over forecasters The and thunderstorms were being triggered today by a weak upper air trough rolling across the southern High The front extended early today from the northeast Panhandle through the DallasFort Worth area into East Texas near Forecasts called for showers and thunderstorms over the Davis Mountains and the High Plains and for more scattered showers and thunderstorms over central and southeastern sections of the Highs today were to be at or above the 100degree mark across much of the state although readings were to remain in the 90s in some areas and to as low as near 80 along the upper Texas Lows tonight will again be mostly in the ranging upward into the low 80s over southern and northern portions of the Highs Thursday will again be mostly near or slightly above the 100degree Some showers and thunderstorms were reported along the weak front early mostly along the Red River from north of vernon to west of Possum Kingdom The rest of the state had clear to partly cloudy skies and no Early morning temperatures were mostly in the 70s and 80s although a few readings dropped into the 60s across the Extremes ranged from 83 at Del Corpus Christi and Dallas to 61 at Other early morning readings around the state included 70 at 75 at Wichita 76 at Fort 78 at Austin and San 75 at 74 at San 72 at 74 at Midland and 68 a El Forecast North TexasMostly fair through Thursday with occasional showers and Highs 94 to Lows tonight 72 to West TexasMostly clear all sections tonight through Thursday with isolated evening and late af ternoon Highs Thursday low 90s north to around 105 along the Rio Grande in the Big Bend and the upper 80s in the Lows tonight upper 60s north to the mid 70s south and the low 60s South TexasWidely scattered evening thunderstorms Southeast Texas and upper Elsewhere mostly sunny and hot fair and mild at Highs in the upper 80s to near 90 upper around 105 Rio Grande plains and Edwards 90s to around 100 rest of South Lows in the low 80s immediate Port Arthur to Port OConnor South winds near 10 knots tonight and Seas 1 to 3 Winds and seas higher in and near widely scattered Port OConnor to Brownsville Southeast winds 10 to 15 knots tonight and Winds locally gusty near shore during the Seas 2 to 4 Extended North Texas A chance of Highs upper 90s to around Lows in the South Texas Partly cloudy with hot days and mild Widely scattered afternoon and evening showers or thundershowers mainly northern HvraldZeltung IUSPS 377880 If you have not received your paper by Tuesday through Friday or by call 6259144 or 6581900 by 7 and 11 Published Sunday morning and Thursday and Friday afternoon by New Braunfels Herald Publishing 186 Castell New TX Second class postage paid at New Braunfels Herald Publishing 186 Castell New TX Dave Susan Claude Shirlene Thornton Office Manager Sandi Mgr Cheryl Don Avery Circulation Manager Carol Avery Photocomp Foreman Gus Foreman Wanda Lasater Kaleidoscope Fdtor David Editor Patricia YznagaKing Wre Editor Subscription Rates Includes applicable sales tax Carrier delivery in Blanco and Kendall 3 3 one vlail delivery outside Comal n Texas 3 months 6 one year Mail outside Texas 6 months one year Postmaster Send address changes to Drawer New TX Schertz approves tax rate By SARAH DUKE Staff writer SCHERTZ The Schertz City Council approved a decrease in the tax rate from 44 cents for to per and the council approved a budget for fiscal year 198586 at the meeting The reason our tax rate has dropped is because of increased said City Manager Jimmy There are more people to divide up the Gilmore and Mayor Earl Sawyer said the city budget has increased from last years because the city is hiring some more namely firemen and sewage The city will also be purchasing new Were trying to improve our services rather than just aiming for a status Gilmore Last years budget was and this years budget is The general fund budget rose from last year to and the water and sewage budget rose from last year to One of the major expenses in the new budget is a plan to build ad ditional restrooms at the city The park is the site of some major events during the year and the present restrooms are inadequate for crowds of more than Gilmore In other the council voted to establish speed limits on Interstate 35 frontage roads in the city The council also voted to prohibit growing vegetation in a manner that is considered a public Seguin wants corps study SEGUIN After much the city council voted Tuesday to send a nonbinding letter of intent to the Army Corps of Engineers in Fort Worth requesting continued study of the Walnut Creek drainage The meeting began with a statement from Key president of Seguin League of United Latin American stating that the Seguin LULAC has voted to support the The Walnut Creek area includes more than 300 homes along the creek which are in danger of flooding when the creek More than Seguin residents live in the Although such flooding hasnt happened in 10 it is not realistic to assume flooding will not happen Maldonado The letter to the Corps of Engineers is requesting the Corps to study what should be done to eliminate the flooding problem in the area but is not a commitment of funds to the I feel that the letter is just saying that the city is interested in the said Councilman Sam a member of the councils Walnut Creek Project I think the city has an obligation to the people of that area and we are shying away from Steve Seguins city at said he is concerned that the council is sending a letter of intent to the Corps but it has never expressed support of the The council has just supported continued study of the The council instructed Kosub to state in the letter that the city does not have funds budgeted for the project but the council is looking for ways to fund the One of the ways the council hopes to be able to afford the project is through land Mayor Betty Jean Jones But she said no one has come to her offering to donate land to be used in the Flores said he is concerned because we are providing drainage to most of the city at public expense but not to this County to address Faust Bridge TRPmmrinIT rri Removing timbers from the Faust Street bridge is on Thursdays agenda for Comal County Com missioners In the 10 meeting on the first floor of the Com missioner Monroe Wetz will suggest either selling the old bridge or removing timbers to keep people from using The ownership of the bridge has been clarified it still belongs to the Commissioners recently had No Trespassing signs put up that the city police agreed to but people continue to use according to those who live near Many consider the bridge an un Marriage to cost more Marriage licenses will still sell for that bargainbasement price of until After that the price will go to County Clerk Rosie Bosenbury announced that the price of marriage licenses would go up to starting But since licenses were good for 30 she encouraged those who plan to make their vows within the 30day limit to get their licenses at the current cheaper now all of that stays in the Bosenbury But when the goes into goes to the state for child abuse programs and stays Bosenbury said her office takes cash no safe It has been closed to vehicular traffic for several Also on the Kenneth a board member of the Ed wards Underground Water will present commissioners with a water conservation proclamation for them to consider Also Constable Fidel Tamez of Precinct 4 will ask commissioners for a line item transfer to move money from the mileage budget for his deputy to the deputy Births and Randy 614 11 4 and Mario 423 6 THE NATURAL GAS DIFFERENCE COMFORTABLE What a difference it makes in your comfort when you rely on a gas water Gas works so theres always an abundance of hot And youtf savings are Natural gas is the choice of the finest Its less expensive and does so many things because its a more efficient energy The best way to save while having plenty of hot water to keep your family And 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