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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 19, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas                                Teach the Children Allvolunteer program helps provide basic school supplies for children unable to afford More than are eligible here Texts February By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Sending a child to school Isnt but one local group wants to help lowIncome families give their children everything they Isabel Campos is heading a local chapter of Teach the an organization devoted to providing school supplies for children whose families cant afford I hope that I can get enough money from the community and dif ferent groups to provide the material to the kids who need I think this is a program that has a very good record and I think we can only improve on Campos Teach the Children has been ac tive in San Antonio for more than 12 years and has provided school sup plies for thousands of children who otherwise would have gone The program is spreading across Texas in anticipation of the 198788 school year and volunteers plan to work with local school district staff to identify students to receive the Along with school sup Campos Teach the Children will try to provide clothing when possible and when Campos said she hopes the New Braunfels organization will be able to help students qualifying for the free and reduced lunch programs during the 198788 school Some students receive free or reducedprice This an allvolunteer Not a penny of the money goes to ad it is all used to provide materials for the Campos She is president of the Comal County Medical Society which is sponsoring the program in New A steering commit tee for the program is being form The longterm goal of the pro gram is to help children from low income or large as well as displaced or disabled children from migrant or single parent and children with disabled The immediate goal of the program is to provide supplies to children of lowincome I think that the job you have of educating the children is over Campos told the New Continued from Page 1 near a service station near McAllister Freeway and Me Newman He added that local officials were in route to the service station when they receiv ed a call from the officials at the Alcoholics Anonymous I advised them to allow him in the that we had two men on the Newman Gacconet was talking with patrons of the building when he was ap the officer Newman said he did not know whether Gac conet is an Alcoholics Anonomous who has a Bulverde mailing had been released accidentally 13 following his assault conviction after an oversight by jail authorities to check for any administrative writs or war Issued at thye time against Gacconet was a governors writ remanding him to TDC for revoca tion of Gacconet was prosecuted in Comal County CourtatLaw last week on charges that he assaulted Carol Grosser at her residence near Bulverde on 8 by hitting her across the head with a caliber ri fle Grosser had expressed frustrations with District Attorney William Schroeder over his refusal to pro secute the subject on felony County Attorney Bill Reimer hur riedly prosecuted Gacconet on a lesser misdemeanor charge to enhance probation revocation charges to prevent the defendants release from county j Gacconet received a sentence of 45 days in county which he had already Braunfets ISO board of trustees I really think that buying school supplies is not part of your job the community should be responsible for NBISD trustees approved the operation of the program within the school New Braunfels students need a program such as Teach the said Jane Carl Schurz Elementary School She said Wednesday several families seem to be ex periencing financial hardships caus ing the children to We have a lot of kids at least 24 who would use their I cant tell you the but its a feeling I have that theres a real in crease in the number of families suffering Mac Donald She said families seem to cut back on supplies for their children when money gets The principal added that she can identify students from families hav ing financial problems because their shoes are worn and they need new Carl Schurz PTA has a fund it uses to buy materials for students whose families cant afford MacDonald said that fund and one set up by Comal County nurses is depleted Besides school the PTA also buys clothing and shoes for students when funds are MacDonald said that with the creation of the Teach the Children the PTA and the nurses funds can be used to buy more clothing and shoes for needy Campos said she plans to request donations from the community to provide materials to students in She added if the organization helps just one it will not be a So I wont feel like Ive failed if 1 dont get school supplies for those she Animals Continued from Page 1 enlist San Antonio law enforcement officials in the The penalties for animal abuse are not even close to what they ought to They ought to be at least per Wlllmann More than 20 animals were found at the Its Just not Its like someone was trapping Wlllmann Some of the cats found in the house were Elliott said some of the animals may have been kept in the crude cages for It takes a long time to kill a Wilimann Elliott pointed out that there was no fresh manure in the house in dicating that the animals had not eaten for He said the dog was probably existing on the rats it could Its got to be just insane from being In that house for so he Officials were alerted to the situa tion at the home on Tumble Weed Drive near Texas 46 in far west Com al County when a passerby noticed a stray cat and The man found several cats living in the yard and notified the Bulverde Humane Society that the animals were aban Elliott began his investigation He and Crowe investigated the house and property Upon approaching the they said they saw two women in a station When the officials drove the women left the They were wearing some kind of weird Crowe They looked something like the rock group It wasnt normal Wilimann said it is possible that the trapped animals were being used as part of some cult He added that the property might not be aware of what was go ing The house neighbors several nice homes in the Hill Country surroun Elliott said a relative of the owner who lives near the home had not seen Griese for the mans wife died a few years Debris in the home in dicated that someone had been living there as recently as The bedroom was full of newspapers and DERYL A cat still trapped in a pen awaits its reading Four cars and one pickup truck in front of the home were loaded with mostly Two year books from Brackenridge High School in San Antonio were found in the front of one of the old A pic ture of Janice supposedly the owners was in the 1959 Elliott said he is working with county health officer David Litke to have the home declared a health ARE YOU PUTTING ME ON MAKC me CONNECTION FOR SAFETY A MESSAGE FROM THIS NEWSPAPER AND THE DPS TROOPERS Essay competition enlightens NB kids By SARAH DUKE Staff Writer Three New Braunfels High School students took a look at soil and water conservation recently and found some things that surprised such as the fact that the natural resources are in Ive always taken water for said Liz who top ped the ComalGuadalupe Soil and Water Conservation District Essay Setser added that now she realizes that the resource is limited and could easily be She was one of more than 200 students from the two counties who wrote essays on resource Her essay will advance to regional My essay was mostly about water Setser People tend to take water for granted and they dont even realize that there is a Joe Leal had the secondplace essay and Danny Sanchezs essay placed The three students essays competed against those writ ten by students at Canyon High Smithson Valley High School and Seguin High Leal said that during his research for the he learned that natural resources depend on each other for In the absence of one natural the other starts to For when trees are cut soil starts to he Sanchez said he learned a lot about the regional water essay was basically on the abuse of the Edwards Aquifer in this If we dont conserve and stop polluting there wont be any more water for this he The district manager of the Soil and Water Conservation Service said the essay contest was just one phase of an effort to educate students about the need for Conservation agent Carl Englerth said the students were asked to write on resource conservation and were not limited to specific The educational campaign also was open to middle school students who entered a poster Tom a student at Carl Schurz Elementary placed first in the districtwide poster Sarah a student at New Braunfels Middle placed se cond and Ernie Rodriguez of Frazier Elementary School placed Englerth said the winning poster had a waterconservation There were more than 300 entries in the poster with 145 from Comal Nine candidates seeking three city council spots Two late filings Wednesday brought to nine the final number of candidates seeking three atlarge seats on New Braunfels City Council to be decided April Dennis owner of Rhoades interiors on North and New Braunfels Parks and Recreation Ad visory Board member Guadalupe Castillo were the last two candidates to file before Wednesdays Others who filed are incumbent James Doug Den nis Bill George Bob Pacharzina and Gary You dont have to look far to find those who will leave their mark on our They can be found in the local high school agriculture young men and women study agri culture and prepare for over 200 challenging and rewarding Along the FFA offers a vast array of programs and opportuni ties to help them develop that rarest of com modities They are the leaders for the new fields of agriculture MADE IN THE iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimimiiiiiiiiui BRUNERS nllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllMIIII Skirts All Cotton Denim and Chambray sizes waist ruffle Ticking 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