Thursday, January 1, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 1, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas Education New Texas January SVHS German Club officers Driversclasses set for January Registration is being accepted for drivers education which will be available through New Braunfels Independent School Districts Com munity Education program beginn ing in The first session will begin 6 and will be completed by March The second session will begin March 3 and is scheduled to finish by May The classroom phase will meet for twohour periods for 16 This will meet the required 32 clock hours of All absences must be made up to be eligible for certifica Classes will meet regularly in New Braunfels High School room A 10 on Tuesdays and Thursday from 7 9 Students will meet on Tues Wednesday and Thursday dur ing the first week of the Students must be at least 15 years of age by the first day of Driving instuction will be given after school hours every weekday and Students will be divid ed into groups of three and assigned one driving period per Driving instruction will begin after the first week of classroom instuction and the students have obtained their begin ners Driving instruction will continue for eight The cost of the complete course is This may be paid in full when registering or in three payments of and The first payment must be made when This fee does not cover the cost of begin ners permit which is paid to the Department of Public Safety when the student takes the written To register for these please call John Reynolds at 625 Mathathon aids students German Club officers for the 198687 school year at Smithson Valley High School are from left Christa secretary Jeff vice president Not pictured is Lara reporter and Debbie Sean Students at Mountain Valley School got a math lesson when they counted the they donated to a childrens hospital by working hundreds of math Fred principal at the said 79 students took part in the mathathon that benefited Judes Childrens Hospital in Mem This was an opportunity for the students to participate in a communityminded he This was a program that in volved kindergarten through eighth The children did very Mclntyre said the students got pledges for donations according to how many problems they Bill would allow local textbook options AUSTIN AP A Dallas legislator has filed a bill to allow local school districts to choose tex tbooks not on the stateapproved list without losing state school funds or Republican Bill Hammond said his bill would permit districts to avoid boring and poorly written texts that emphasize flashy graphics and color at the expense of he Texas school districts must choose from a list approved by the State Board of Education if they want the state to pay for their Local districts wanting to choose rigorous and challenging textbooks that are not on the state list must pay for them out of local We shouldnt penalize districts for pursuing educational ex Hammond said at a news Hammond said he also had filed a bill that would expand the stateapproved list of two to five books per subject to eight to 15 books per An expanded list would allow the diversity of Texas three million students to be taken into ac he Textbooks have been getting easier and easier while the achievement scores of Texas students on national tests have continually he It is time to improve the overall quality of textbooks in The New Braunfels and Comal school districts board of directors have appointed textbook com SWT spring registration begins soon SAN MARCOS Registration for the upcoming spring semester at Southwest Texas State University is scheduled for 1316 in Strahan with orientation sessions for new students set for Advance registration participants are likely to find that the times for fee payment and final processing in TLC registration begins 12 SEGU1N Registration for the spring semester at Texas Lutheran College will be according to registrar Jaroszewski All returning new freshmen and transfer students will complete registration on that Registration also is open to persons in the area interested in taking courses at TLC during the spring New students are required to complete the admissions process prior to Specific registration times vary and should be secured from the registrars Spring semester classes begin Late registra tion will run through Both the admissions office and the registrars office are on the first floor of TLCs Beck College For further information on registration or spring course offer come by the Beck Center or call New teachers handle tests AUSTIN Almost 20 percent of Texas college of education graduates seeking to become certified teachers failed the staterequired certification administered in The Examination for the Certif ica ttoj of Educators in Texas program currently consists of a battery of 34 Prospective teachers to mpjst fgsgf must pass two or three tests to dicated on their individual schedules have Copies of the revised scheule are posted in academic departments and outside the Registrars Office in the Kellam Building at the universi ty New freshman orientation is set for 8 13 in the San Marcos Room of the LBJ Memorial Student with orientation for new transfer students slated for 13 in Strahan Advisement sessions will be at 11 for freshmen and l for New students will register 15 and Students who advance registered during the fall semester will register 13 and Students who did not participate in advance registration will sign up 15 and Key changes in the order of registration for those who par ticipated in advance registration in clude the dedication of both 13 and 14 for both those who completed all aspects of advance registration and those who advance registered but need to make schedule In registration hours have been extended to 8 on Spring semester classes begin and late registration and adding and dropping courses are scheduled for mittees to select the textbooks that will be used by students in each The New Braunfels In dependent School Districts textbook selection appointed in is headed by Superintendent Charles The Comal In dependent School District committee was ap pointed in Superintendent Bill Brown is Selected teachers from schools throughout both school districts are serving on the Both committees are expected report their recom mendations to the school boards in February for approval of the textbook Textbooks selected by the committees will be used in the school districts for the next six SARAH DUKE reports on our schools daily in the HeraldZeitung Selected Beds Reduced All Rails 25 Off Mattress Pads 50 Off Sheets 50 Off Spreads 20 Off BUSINESS uors Liquor Wine 613KHwv81 Kroger Center DRY CLEANING SAVINGS Everyday 3 Pants 2 or 3 Suits Ladies Dresses Plain to The tests cover teaeMug skills awl subject More that students took taxttvttua test during the Wflrt re the AT 711 Walnut 6253634 IMn or more Free Delivery Expires One coupon per Expires One coupon per Seguin St 6295662 484 Seguin St 6295662 484 Seguin St 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