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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 2, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                226 Serving NEW BRAUNFEL3 and COMAL COUNTY fitting INTY Home of Judy Wednesday October 1991 One 16 Pages Stammtisch Best wishes The New Braunfels llerald Zeltung wishes happy birthday today to Pepper Tony Martinez Kristi Angle Viola Joann Rey Pete Lee Stephanie DeDc Sue Hector Leal John John Ross Dclicia Angclita Anna Lisa Jacob Lcos and Alfredo Ozuna Belated birthday wishes to Pat Smith and Judy Happy anniversary today to Ruben and Rosemary Know of a birthday or anniver sary Give our receptionist a call the day before at 6259144 wed like to share in the Lodge meeting Hermann Sons Albert Kypfer Lodge will host a meeting and social at 7 Mem bers arc asked to bring a casserole for the Book sale Friends of the Library Book Sale will be Friday and Saturday from 10 to 5 at the Mun icipal 424 Stuff a bag for starting 3 Yearbook sale In celebration of National Year book the Canyon High School yearbook staff will sell this years book all day Friday including lunch hour and football game for After cost will increase to A deposit required to hold a Deliv ery will be in May 1992 Items needed Smithson Valley Silver Spurs Dance Team needs donated items for a rummage sale scheduled for Saturday at Buy for Less in New Braunfels fronr8s30 to 4 Funds raised will be used to purch ase uniforms and to put in a scho larship Pick up service is available by calling 512 9643119 or 512 Rummage sale The Rivercrest Heights Neigh borhood Association will host a neighborhood rummage sale from 9 to 1 Saturday at the neighborhood located across the river from the Comal County Take Common Street to Fair Lane to For more call 6292420 or Life Chain II planned Last about 700 Comal County residents stood shoulder to shoulder in a cold holding up signs with two messages Abor tion Kills Children and Jesus Heals and That first loc al Life Chain was part of what has become an annual nationwide public stand against This New Braunfels Life Chain II is scheduled from 2 to 3 along San Antonio and Scguin streets down Democratic Women Texas Democratic Women of 2 Good Day Partly cloudy conditions could yield a slight chance for rain this when the high should reach about The overnight low likely will be in the with fog gathering toward On temperatures likely will climb a few degrees with a high near a low near 70 and con tinued partly cloudy A cold front could reach the area by bringing windy and wet For weather see Page Inside DEAR PRIME TV Auto accident A twocar collision about 6 Tuesday on Interstate Highway 35 near Schwab Road in Schertz sent one woman to the hospital and totaled both vehi Natalie of New Braunfels was transported by New Braunfels EMS to McKenna Memorial Hospital where she was treated and officials Babiera was traveling south on Inter state 35 in an Oldsmobile Cut lass LS when she lost control and crossed the according to The northbound a 1992 Mazda Navahoe LX with 537 miles on its was dri ven by a The front left wheel snapped off his vehicle as the front was smashed The man was not transported by His name was not New Braunfels fire and EMS units assisted the Schertz Police Department at the accident The northbound lanes of IH35 were closed for about an Photo by Robert Stewart NBISD debating guardianship By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer The New Braunfels Independent School District Board of Trustees at their Tuesday night meeting heard a proposal on a required legal guardian ship policy for the This would apply to students attending school in the district who do not live with their We discussed this six years ago and came to a Superin tendent Charles Bradberry We are aware that we have a number of youngsters in the area who may have lived with an aunt and uncle all their The plan would require all students in the district to live with a parent or legal a student needs only an affidavit signed by any adult stating that the student lives with This also gets them out of pay ing This is slowly becoming a prob said New Braunfels High School Principal John Our school district is slowly becoming a sanctuary for students who want to get out of situations at other If they dont like the rules at other schools they can go to New Turman said that NBHS currently has 21 students not living with a parent or legal guardian and that the district has a reputation for being easy to get Trustee Dick Robinett pointed out that a legal guardian would be neces sary to sign authorization papers in case of the need for emergency surgery on a If a neighboring school district changes their calendar to yearround schooling all students have to do is find an adult to sign for them to go to Turman With the pos sible change in the neighboring dis Policys enforcement questioned Student Body President Kourtney Goerges addresses the By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writar New Braunfels Independent School District Trus tees lieard a report on a proposed Student Leader and Responsibility Policy that would set a standard of behavior forstudents involved in extra curricular We have had this within the bylaws of the groups but not as Superintendent Charles Bradberry The proposed policy states no student shall pos or attempt to use or trans or be under the influence of any of the follow ing substances on school premises during any school term school premises at a school sponsored or event Any controlled substance or dangerous drug as defined by including but not limited to mar any narcotic amphetamine or Alcohol or any alcoholic Any abasable aerosol or any other volatile chemical substance for Any other or or behavioraltering The or attempted sals of what is represented to be any of the abovelisted substances is also prohibited under this The area of disagreement among board members was enforcement of the Students who hold elective office or positions of leadership in any club or organization or who obtained a position or mem bership in an organization by election would be removed from the officer position or membership in the Falling inlo ihis category are National Honor Student Mono Pep Thcta Epsilon Nu Alpha athletic team captains and officers in all Any participant in an extracurricular activity who is not an officer or selected by certain criteria can perform 40 hours of community service on first offense and 80 hours community service on second They will be removed from the See Page 2 tnct it may even put our tuition prog ram in jeopardy we may have to build another school just for It would be better to enact a district guardianship policy than to have to hire more teachers and build more Turman This kind of policy seems to be stringent but really its a practical Trustee Bob Clarke Students at Teen Newks Tennis Ranch and similar programs would not be affected by the policy as they already have legal guar dian status over children in those officials Robinett added that another situa tion to consider is that the policy will help limit gangs who may recruit members and transfer them into the The item was presented for discus sion and will not be acted on until a future For this school year I dont think its an emergency Turman He added that he does recom mend a full legal guardianship policy for the My position is that you have no choice but to grandfather Bradber ry If we have a six year old dropped off I dont know that we could legally keep them out of Grandfathering would make the policy affect only new students com ing to the There could be as many as 400 students currently in the district that do not live with a legal parent or Bradberry The board also appointed Felipe Ramirez as their representative on the Comal Appraisal District Board and appointes Trustee Leo Chafin to the Districtwide Instructional Goals and Objectives Committee on unanimous voice Trustee Bob Clarke was appointed as alternate to the committee by unanimous Board Vice President Aguinaldo Nayo Zamora was not present at the The board also appointed two new Kimberly Brennan will be a first grade teacher at Memorial Prim ary and Sharon Link will be an Engl ish teacher at New Braunfels High Also discussed at the meeting was a proposed student leadership and responsibility In nonagenda Trustee Bob Clarke praised Trustee Margie Rabom for a letter she wrote to the governor thai was reprinted in the New Braunfels Board President Jean Ward thanked Robinett and Raborn for their letter writing effort in an attempt to gel the state to live up to its funding 1 want to thank all of you who wrote letters to Robinetl We finally did get the Assistant Superintendent for Finance Lonnie Curtis depo sited it Curtis said that the money repre sents the first of this years money from the slate as well as the remainder of last years The money does not reflect any of the prorata losses suffered by the district last Bungy Over Texas needs more insurance The State Board of Insurance has ruled that a Comal County bungee jumping enterprise qualifies as an amusement ride and falls under the state amusement ride safety according to the Comal County Because the Amusement Ride Safety and Inspection Insurance Act Bungy Over Texas will be required to acquire a State Board of Insurance certificate certifying that the business has at least million of bodily injury liability insurance coverage per said County Attorney Nathan At the Bungy Over Texas doesnt cur rently have the necessary state certifi he The insurer also is required to make annual inspections of the Rheinlander What this means is that we are going to give them notice today that they must within 10 days time furnish to us a certificate of insurance from the State Board of Rhein lander If they we are going to be seeking a temporary restraining order to immediately close them until such time as they can lurn ish that to The ruling was requested by Coun ty Judge Carter Casteel and officials from the Texas Department of the Consumer Safety Products Council and the Department of The State Board of Insurance staff ruled that bungeejumps fall well within the definition of amusement rides in the Texas Insurance Bungee Over Texas representatives couldnt be reached for Charter panel seeking session with council ByUAKKWARNKEN The 1991 New Braunfels City Charter Review Committee on Tues day began an indepth review of the charter and outlined items to be dis cussed with the City The committee plans to request a special meeting with the City Council to ask questions and get opinions about suggested changes to the char Committee meeting in the New Braunfels Middle School developed a list of topics to discuss with the council during a pagebypage review of the first five sections of the charter and part of the sixth The committee also began to for mulate possible charier amendment recommendations to the council but made no final Mayor James 2 Bank buildings option offered as Hummel site The Hummel Museum came one step closer to reality Wednesday morn ing when the regional director of Victoria Bank and Trust offered to exer cise his banks option to purchase the former First Federal building downtown on behalf of the county and theHummel Victoria Bank and Trust Regional Director Walker said at a break fast meeting that his organization will buy the First Federal drivethrough and will add a lobby at that site to offer Victoria customers a downtown The Saltier First Federal Walker will not be pur chased by Victoria because customers in that area already arc served by this Victoria Bank In San he Victoria Bank will purchase the First Federal drivethrough facility but will not buy the main he Victoria Bank will maintain a facility in Wimberluy with the puchase of the former First Federal building Walker also announced that the bank has made a decision to close opera tions in the former Executive Bone location on Interstate Victoria Bunk and Trust recently acquired control of the fai led Executive Bane We have not been able to work out a satisfactory lease arrangement at the Executive Bane Walker We will continue tu service those customers at the downtown drivein and our Walnut Officials of the Hummel group now will meet with Comul County and 2   

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