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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 8, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas New Texas study citizenship during statewide program Comal County high school students joined teenage girls from across the state to take part in the American Legion Auxiliary BlUebonnet Girls State during citizenship program allows girls to live together as a self governing group and informs them of the rights and which they will assume when they become Participants in the program are Delected from students who have just completed their junior Selection is based on character and XGirls State was organized in 1937 py the American Legion Participants learn the problems of government by simulating the duties of county and state Among the 580 students taking part in the state event were Maurissa daughter of and Bill A student at Canyon High Young was sponsored by the Auxiliary Unit 582 of the American During the week long she was elected national party chairman of Precinct 2 from fictitious Tejas Christa daughter of and Vincent is a student at Smithson Valley High She was sponsored by the Auxiliary Unit Green was elected city treasurer of City Leah daughter of and Will was elected tax of Friendship She is a student at Canyon High School and was sponsored by Auxiliary Unit Karen duaghter of and Bill is a student at New Braunfels High She was elected the county of Chili County and was sponsored by Auxiliary Unit Rebecca daughter of and Richard was elected the Texas railroad com She was sponsored by Auxiliary Unit 35 and attends Canyon High During the tenday session at Girls participants were addressed by women who have made a place for themselves in the political arena of Betty Jean mayor of Seguin Ann state treasurer and Carole Keeton former mayor of spoke to the Classes available in Bulverde Community education classes are continuing in the Bulverde area throughout the Riding and art camp runs each Monday through from 9 ta Students receive private English saddle riding lessons and art Tuition is per Grand Oaks Farm is aproximately seven miles off 281 and one mile off Texas Tennis lessons begin July 14 at Bulverde Tennis Ella Nelson and Charlie Weems will instruct both adults and children in a four week Adults will meet from 8 to 9 and children will meet from 9 to 10 Tuition is The tennis club is located near downtown Bulverde on Cougar Computer Application classes will begin July 18 at Bulverde Middle Class will be held every Saturday for four Jake Maurischat is instructor for the Tuition is Hours are form to Tumbling classes for children 3 to 6 years old will begin in the cafeteria at Bulverde Elementary School July Class meets from 11 to noon for four Dawn Ketay is in structor and tuition is Preregistration is required for all To please call coordinator of classes in the Bulverde at call 6258081 in New Braunfels and leave your name and phone number and the coordinator will contact Educators decry curricularsilence regarding religion in public schools WASHINGTON AP A panel of educators has called for an end to the curricular silence on religion that has permeated public school classrooms since the Supreme Court banished organized prayer a quarter century In a report commissioned by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum the educators decried schools benign neglect of the role religion has played in shaping both and world It attacked bland textbooks that virtually ignore and said educators must get over the mistaken notion that matters of religion are simply too hot to handle in public The association is a nonpartisan professional organization of school office personnel and college professors involved in deciding what is taught in public The report was released by a University of Texas at Austin education professor who chaired the It is the latest in a series of critiques from liberals and conservatives alike criticizing public schools and their textbooks for downplaying the significance of People for the American the liberal anticensorship as well as Americans United for Separation of Church and State have issued reports recently faulting history texts for slighting Secretary of Education William Bennett also has criticized schools on that The report by the Davis panel says The quest for religious freedom that fueled the establishment of this nation receives scant treatment at best in many They have even less to say about the profound part religious belief has played in more recent from the abolitionist and temperance movements of the 19th century to the civil rights movement of the The problem rests not just with texts on American The impact of religion on world history and culture is slighted in texts on political literature and world the report An elementary student can come away from a textbook account of the for with the notion that these wars to win the Holy Land for Christendom were little more than exotic shopping ex it In current the religious roots of the conflicts in Lebanon and Northern and the war between Iran and often go The report blamed this in part on educators worries that the con stitutional wall separating church and state might be breached and their exaggerated fear of con To give religion its due in the the panel art classes should pay attention to the impact of Christianity on Michaelangelo world history courses should cover such topics as the rise of Christianity in the Roman the Crusades and the Discount Furniture SALE PRICED 100 Swilar ID Illustration SOLID OAK Heavy Duty Bunk Beds SAVE mm Four Drawer Chests Large Table with 6 chairs Includes Mattresses Summer Frit Lay Away Free Delivery Low Prices Reclinersl from 139ooi All King KoiJ Mattresses SALE PRICED JU 4 OU Where your neighbors are buying their furniture Next To K Mart BUY FOB SUPER WAPEHOUSE POOD STORE OPEN 24 HOURS 7 DAYS A WEEK E Wet five July 8 thro 14 We Accept Food Stamp Shoppers 604 Walnut New Braunfels Quantity Rights Reserved Sweet Large Texas Canta loupes for Boneless Chuck Steak 5 Velvet 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