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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 17, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                Nfcw Braunfels Herald March Serving Comal Couniy Homo of Terry Elliott 50 Cents 75 Cents Sunday 84 CHS students see accident and aftermath from close up By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung Two Canyon High School stu dents were among three injured and one killed in an auto acci dent at Exit 190 of Interstate Highway North Tuesday morn New Braunfels police and fire departments responded at to the which offi cials say occurred when a truck driven by Bubba Conran of New Braunfels failed to yield the right of way and collided head on with an oncoming The collission killed the driver of the Jack and injur ing three New Braunfels Policeman Scott Renken said the driver of the truck appeared very intoxi but an investigation would be Canyon High School senior Jason Barucky and junior Matthew Flume were passen gers in the Flume and Barucky suffered multiple cuts and contusions and Barucky sustained a broken Both were transported to Mc Kenna Memorial George the front seat passenger in the suffered massive chest injuries and severe head Amen was transported in crit ical condition via Baptist AirLife to Baptist Memorial Hospital in San In the accident in front of Canyon High School never Amen and Ward are New Braunfels and Conran is a New Braunfels Police Battalion Chief Don Zercher said accidents involving drugs and alcohol are a common occur and it is usually the peo ple who havent been drinking that are hurt the We see this kind of thing more often than wed like Zercher In a join effort with city fire and police Memorial Baptist Air the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Texas Department of Health staged the mock as Fire Chief Phil Baker told the students during a to graphi cally illustrate the results of drinking and More than teens are killed and another hurt badly each year in car crashes involving Baker Canyon School Principal Will Krieg said alcohol and drugs are a problem among high school and if the alcohol prob lem can be remedied then the drug problem may I hope they got the I really especially with Spring Break coining Krieg Canyon High School students watch a simulated drunken driving accident and how rescue workers The sim ulated incident was to have left one dead and several Police officials arrested a drunken driver at the Photos by John Student reaction to drill is mixed By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung Canyon High School students reacted with mixed emotions during a drunken driving exer cise Tuesday bijt res cue workers were confident stu dents saw the repercussions of drinking and j Students witnessed j New Braunfels police and fire depart ments respond to an alcohol related Officials used the JawsofLife to remove one victim from the Baptist AirLife flew another victim and tinoth er was draped with a yellow cloth before being placed in a body bag and taken away by a Zoeller Funeral Home I thought it was gross it looked so said Jennifer a CHS Konecny said the drill and once she got her drivers If we affected the lives of just a few of these stu then it was Battalion Chief Don Zercher she would not be drink ing and Battalion Chief Don Zercher assured her scenes such as the one witnessed are If we affected the lives of just a few of these then it was Zercher CHS senior Jason Barucky and junior Matthew Flume were victims in the Both said it helped them real ize the dangers of alcohol and It was fun to and it really opened my eyes to the dangers of drinking and Flume Baruckys an English teacher at Canyon High School appeared on the scene to find her son Jason the victim of a drunk She seemed pretty Barucky But I think this was a great positive influence before Spring Break I just hope all my friends remember Lee Sweeten of the Texas Department of and pro gram administrator for the emergency medical services in the said the idea of the drill is to show students just how horrible drinking and driving can I hope they get the message that this is jserious Sweeten Bill wont change NBISD sex education By ROSE MARIE HASH HeraldZeltung A State Senate bill calling for skills classes would not establish a sex education cur riculum and should not change current programs in the New Braunfels Independent School according to Superin tendent Charles The NBISD board of trustees heard comments from four patrons and a report from Superintendent Charles Bradberry on Senate Bill 20 at last nights Patrons who spoke on the issue urged the board to consid er the effect Senate Bill 20 might have on the districts existing program and future pointing specifically to the lan guage used in the bill which they said allows for too broad an My views are extremely con servative not very different from many of you who spoke Bradberry The bill as I look at it doesnt do any thing to change what were doing in this school Weve got a real good program and we get requests from all over ilne country this Were not going to You all asked me to answer specific and I have from a factual said I dont know what lurks in the The NBISD agenda presented by Bradberry said Senate Bill titled An Act Relating to Education for SelfDevelopment and Life Skills in Public would require that such educa tion be provided for kindergarten through twelfth The bill specifically states that districts may use a program developed by the Texas Educa tion Agency or another program approved by the districts board of The bill says the program would include instruction in pregnancy substance abuse AIDS preven tion and that the material would be presented as sequential instruction on an age and devel AT A GLANCE Awarded btfn tracts for professional Approved districts staff development plan tor Approved tte textbook adoption for Heard a report on the 1991 92 Academic Excellence Indicator System broken out by ethnic group and com pared to surrounding school Heard a report on the ondary course offerings for QakRun Sixth New Braunfets and opment appropriate The agenda also included a list comparing the allegations about the legislation to the actual According to Bradberry the Texas PTAhas said that Senate Bill 20 does not specify any spe cific In an oth er related agenda itemize board approved a voca tibnal parenting course for New Braunfels High The course is planned to target student teenage parents and par providing them with parenting instruction and A key element of the course is help for meeting the costs of child care and transportation pro vided by grant not local The proposal had the endorse ment of the New Braunfels High School SiteBased Decision Mak ing The Texas Education Agency classifies the course as experi although it does include the approved essential The class will be evaluated throughout the year determine its overall Approximately 20 students are expected to participate in the Firefighters respond to vandalism at movie theater By GARY CARROLL HeraldZeltung City firefighters extinguished a small blaze at the Brauntex Theater early minimizing damage was done to the according to a New Braunfels fire department Chris owner of the the was alerted to the incident early this morning by two busi ness owners who noticed the front door to the theater had been bro Officials on the scene said the assailants broke into the ransacked the interior and start ed a fire in the Battalion Chief Bob Reed said it is fortunate the fire was not ignit ed in an area that could have ful ly involved the as well as other buildings on the At this New Braunfels police and fire department offi cials have no Inside Stammtisch Inside LOOKING WATER Best wishes The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung sends Birthday wishes to Mario Villarreal Alice Jesse Chey Houl ton and Benjamin Belated Birthday wishes go to Bryce Cardiac Arrest The American Heart Association will be arresting local residents for crimes against the heart March The annual will be held at the Mill Store Plaza Office where arrest warrants will be All proceeds go to the American Heart More information is available at Speechcraft a learning experience will be sponsored by New Braunfels Toastmaster The sessions will meet 79 Tues days starting March 16 and lasts for eight weeks and is open to the The class will meet at the Victoria Bank North More information is available at 6262217 or Art Show Lone Star School will present their first annual secondgrade art show at Texas Commerce State A reception will be held from to March Set page 3B Livestock show Comal County fair kicks off today with the arrival of live stock for Area 4H and ffa instructors prepare for the big winners from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo show off their prize See page 3   

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