Wednesday, November 13, 1991

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 13, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas Education Page 10 New Texas November 13 1991 CISD Smithson Valley High School inducts into National Honor Society The Smithson Valley High School of the National Honor Soci ety has 23 new members who were formally inducted in ceremonies held 5 in the school New members are Shannon Travis Mike JJlake Heather Joseph Aminda Karen Noel Shay John Eric Ben Russell Michael Jason Brandi Nikki Brad Melissa Tony Kristin Wertz and James Officers of the Smithson Valley chapter for the 199192 school year are Tara president Matt vicepresident Danielle secretary treasurer Greg Their spon sor is Kathryn Members of the NHS Faculty Council are Jeanne Annette Ann Mary McCord and Joe Guest speaker for the induction was Comal ISD Superintendent Joe who is the former principal at the high Students of month named at Smithson Valley Middle Smithson Valley Middle Schools students of the month for October were honored in with a breakfast 25 in the school They are eighth graders Jason Kristic Christine Tandalec Jerry Georgia Leslie Eric Bradley Mayra Omid Harish Jason Kristen Mike Frank Kelly Jesse Joey Jeremy Susan Jani and Richard Seventh grade honorees include David Rose Sandra Maegin Alisha Leslie Jennifer Brandy Dory Andy Sarah Cambry Kristin Sara Lee Jessica Damon Jennifer Sccger and Jay In the sixth honorees arc Randy Donald S Ginger LeAnn Justin Sandra Roxanne Angela Marie Jill Phillip Chris Stephanie Daniel Christy Mclrose and Steven Chosen on the basis of their class room performance in the classroom and citizenship the honorees were guests of Patrick at an awards break fast to which their parents were in Counselor Thomas Dunn pre sented Comal ISD Superin tendent JocRogers was a special Yearround meeting set Weird HdirClO Yearround schooling will be the topic for a community meeting to be sponsored by the CISD at 7 on 18 at Canyon Middle For more call Assis tantSuperintendcntCarol Hall at625 808 lor Weird Hairdo Day brought out some playful spirits at Frazier Eementary such as teachers Mary Whalin left and Susan and Principal Sid Ridgway CISD Good citizens named at Gomal Elementary USE ITRiSHT BE WATER TIGHfi Teaching Comal Elementary School students about the Edwards Aquifer through the The Big Splash are in photo on left Ian Gallaner as and Heidi Busch as Paula Purewater CISD November good citizens have been named at Comal Elementary They are Ben Mary Claire Ashleigh Amanda Gordon Shannon Sasha Derrick Nichole Shelley Melissa Shana Regan Har Ki le Andria Matt Cathy Tracy Aracely Josh Zimmerman and Lauren Good citizens are chosen from each grade level Selection is made on the basis of good good study and work consis tent performance to the best of the students helpfulness without being fair qualities of leadership appropriate to respect for rights and properties of and display of The winners for the month of vember receive a certificate and en joy lunch with Principal Barbara S VHS quiz team takes first place during district FFA competition Members of the Smithson Valley High School Future Farmers of America Quiz Team took first place in district competition held 30 at Southwest Texas State University in San Advancing to area competition are Angela Shanna Jessica Jay Richard Dustin Brian Ryan Dreibrodt and Ryan The Farm Radio Team took fourth place in are Shcllie Rita Gass and Erica FFA sponsor at Smithson Valley High School is Darrell Canyon Middle School faculty hosts second neighborhood meeting Members of the Canyon Middle School faculty and staff will spon sor their second in a series of neigh borhood block parties on Thurs day at at the Hill Coun try RV Mobile Home For more information about the call Principal Rusty Brockman at NBISD NBISD honors its outstanding teachers NBHS band stays busy Seen every week on the football the New Braunfels High School Band stays as busy off the field as it does Six band members attended the AllRegion Jazz auditions early in the school Auditioning were Bran don Tom Matt Charlie Jason Moore and Scott The 30mcmbcr Polka Band was visible and definitely audible at the Student Wurslfcst where they had visiting students doing the Chicken Band members are currently pre paring for upcoming contests and fundraising Not masking their pleasure Students in Debbie Crenwelges firstgrade class at Lone Star Primary recently made Shown above are some of the students posing tfith their left to are Johnny Carson and David Behind them are Blake Debra Badillo and Adrianna On the back row are Sarah Laura Vasquez and Claire In keeping with their festjve the class ate Wurstfest rfelated food such as apple pumpernickel thread and root NBISD photo Appreciative of all the excellent educators in the New Braunfels Inde pendent School the district traditionally recognizes an outstand ing teacher each In NBISD began honoring both an ele mentary and a secondary This year Sandra Haynes was named Outstanding Elementary Teacher of the Year and GcnelleParra was named Outstanding Secondary Teacher of the During halftime at the Friday night New Seguin football these exem plary teachers were presented plaques and flowers by School Board President Jean Ward and Superinten dent Charles A teacher of five Haynes began leaching in the New Braunfels district in 1989 at Lone Star where she teaches first Parra completed her 24th year of teaching last year at New Braunfels Middle where she is now a Descended from a long line of Haynes believes learning happens when a teacher has created a supportive learning environment which encompasses and high expectations for Even making mistakes is part of the learning We celebrate our forward our sucesses and even the better part of our said A part of a negative can have a We encourage each other and our As a first grade the Lone Star educator has modeled much of her teaching on a or whole Whole language respects the idea that all language reading and including spelling and hand writing is learned naturally when learned in context with natural not in little separate but as a feels A strong believer in Haynes says she surrounds her students with good quality books and has at least 300 book titles available in her The Lone Star educator enjoys teaching most when the students are curious and just plain de lighted with what they are Nothing brings a lump to my throat Before a crowd of hundreds of local students and their Sandra Haynes and Genelle shown were each presented a plaque by Board of School Trustees President Jean and a bouquet of roses by Superintendent Charles Haynes represents the districts outstanding elementary while Parra stands for NBISDs exemplary secondary NBISD photo faster than watching a childs chest swell with pride in the accomplish ment of something he or she has just learned to real rewards re volve around my students self re wards and self pride as their recog their own growth and Active in each school system in which she has Haynes strives to soak up all the best things about each school system and add it to my own inner This past summer she taught a workshop on implementing whole language in the As a teacher of 24 Parra has many years of experience helping guide students through their middle school Aa a middle school Parra feels her new role within the school still allows her to help students grow and Seeing the potential in each stu dent is key to Parras educational My students pain is my pain and their joy is my I was the product and producer of my environ ment and I believe that every student can Said My personal teaching style is motivated by the idea of learning to learn ing to learn involves my students developing healthy attitudes towards their their teachers of the subject matter to be Parra currently serves on the districts 1991 92 Instructional Goals and Objectives This fall she conducted Teacher Induction and Mentor training for NBISD teachers since she has been an ad junct lecturer at Southwest Texas State New Braunfels ISD also con gratulates this years two Joyce last year a thirdteacher at Memorial Elementary and cur rently teaching sixthgrade at Oakrun was the finalist for the ele mentary teacher Sarah the VEH teacher at New Braunfels High was the finalist for the secondary teacher AH four teachers will be recog nized at the school board meeting in the board room of The Education During National Teacher Appreciation Week in a districtwide reception will be held to honor New Braunfels ISD and its stu dents are very privileged to have so many outstanding said The award process is our way of publicly commending ihem and raising the publics awareness of NBISDs quality