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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 30, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas I May P I I II II CJ Pagt 14B ducation CISD students excel at BPA nationals Canyons Susan Altum places SVs Karen Engel takes 10th Two Comal ISO high school students attended the National Leadership Confer ence of Business Professionals of America held in San Antonio in early Susan Altum of Canyon High School placed seventh in the medical concepts com petitive which tests participants knowledge and proficiency in medical ter minology and medical office She is the daughter of Charles and Minnie Smithson Valley High School senior Karen Engel placed tenth out of 200 com petitors in the financial specialist which consists of advanced accounting prac She is the daughter of Patrick and Martha Engel of Entering the state and na tional BPA contests have been a valuable experience as the contests have taught me Karen Engel and Susan Altum how to compete with others on an ad vanced skill Engel It has alto taught me that I have the skills to be a successful The two girls were among approxi mately students from throughout the United States participating in the BPOAs 27th National Leadership Con Activities included general ses sions with keynote business leadership competi tive election of national and tours of San Antonio Business Professionals of America is the national youth organization dedicated to leadership and competency develop ment for business and office BPOA chapter advisors Karen Garland of CHS and Carolyn Pittman of SVHS accompanied the students to San McGruff volunteers Parent volunteers who helped out with the McGruff program this year Valley Elementary School are honored at the Take a Bite Out of Crime1 They are Kelly Walker left and Denise photo 10ISD delays start of school i for kindergarten Trustees of the Comal Independent School District have ap ptjpved a waiver that will delay the start of school for students who wll attend prekindergarten and kindergarten Superintendent Carol Hall recommended the change to allow teachers time for a home or classroom visit with each new student and his or her parents before classes actually These visits will be scheduled from 18 to Hall said the waiver addresses the district and campus plans and goals that focus on improved student with specific emphasis beingplaced on improving student achievement for special The plan to be implemented in lieu of current law will reduce the number of school attendance for prekindergarten and kindergarten students by five days during Hall said that the granting this waiver will allow for a smoother transition to the school environment for four and five yearold Schools will evaluate the impact of the home or classroom visits through feedback from staff and and by evaluation of student achievement based on a better opportunity for students to become acclimated to the teacher and the SVHS students earn service awards Service awards were pre sented to 14 Smithson Valley High School students for their work on two committees Student Advisory Panel mem bers receiving citations were Karen Kevin Terri Piet Van Kathy Bryan Morales and Lisa The a liaison group between students and teachers or provides a voice for student con This group has addressed the campus dress student membership on the school board and the District Improvement and freshman orienta Student Empowerment Coun cil members receiving awards were Kristen Shay Garney and Carrie The composed of teach ers and creates pro grams that focus on students needs such as the Mentor Pro Students who served on both groups are Mike Eric Lee and Allison Canyon choir officers Canyon High School choirof ficers elected to serve during the 199394 school year are from left Shawnda president Tim librar ian Rachel vicepresi dent and Lisa sec Not pictured are Christy treasurer and Phoebe histo Seele advisory council makes a difference The Principals Student Advisory Council at Seele Elementary School took a field trip to the State Capitol on May The students met with Representative Edmund Kuempel and asked about his legislation and his future The students were introduced in the House Chamber where they witnessed debate and voting on a They represented their classrooms in recom mending school improvements to Principal Linda The PTA used their suggestions when it purchase playground These stu dents also initiated community service The student body and staff collected more than 600 canned goods at Thanksgiving for the SOS Food Pantry and collected food and clothing for students who suffered family In all classes had their own service projects ranging from collecting toys for the Childrens Shelter and collecting pet food for the Animal Shelter to visiting local nursing Members of the Student Advisory Council for the 199293 school year included third graders Jill Regan Craig Ashley Wer Ashlee Jacob Tanner Bekah Kasey Adam Theodora Kristen Mat thew Tracey Amber Ashley Norma and Eliazar Alternates were Scott Kerby Alison Hilary Mandy Julie Mathis and Ben Fourth graders Kara Belinda Paul Eric Sarah Jennifer Eric Hart Crystal Ashlea Raquel Lindsay Jeffrey Jeff Andrea Haley Clint Herod and Christina Alternates were Kyle Zach Hau Bryan Tara Jessica Carrie Christy Eckart and Claudia Fifth graders Reno Sara Alicia Ashley Lerrin Katie Cody Garrett Jes sica Rachel Kimberly Jason Whitney Ayanna Trey Dallas Hailey Casey Ethridge and Jennifer Alternates were Tif fani Emily Clay Nicholas Crystal Charlie Robert Wygle and Laura NBISD photo I w The ump is an apeeling top banana trre Memorial Elementary second and third graders went bananas over reading this Chil got stickers for reading 50 Youngsters earning 30 stickers were Invited to a special with the About 10 classes received 500 stickers each and were treated to banana Bpljt About 20 students earned 100 stickers on their own and in turn get to have a pizza To reward the Principal Sharon above dressed as a banana and umpired teeball games during PE classes she read to the classes and gave out qananaflavored A total of almost pages were read by the NBMS outstanding students chosen a group of out chose the following Standing New Braunfels Middle 8th Grade Kyle students are selected by Mario Nicholas teachers in a For Heidi Lori Jen the teachers of Industrial nifer Leann and Computers Christy Faulkner and Cory 7th Grade Alan Jessica Bryan Hunter Chase Chris Ernesto Coronado and Travis and Computers Christy Faulkner and Cory i m Registration dates set for 199394 school year Praising the poets NBISD photo dates for the 199394 school year as follows Kindergartners through fifth graders who are new to the school district or who have changed attendance areas may register 4 from 8 4 OakRun sixth graders pick up their packets 6 and return them and register The pjfjice will be open from 8 school students pick up packets from 8 They return pick up class schedules and have their pictures taken on 10 for eighth graders and on the llth for seventh High school students pick up packets July 27 Freshmen return their information 3 from 9 sophomores register 4 from 9 juniors and seniors register 5 with the juniors returning packets from 9 and seniors bringing theirs in from 13 Makeups can be processed 6 from 9 The Language Arts classes of Joan Nelson at Nancy Blngham at Carl Schurz and Candy Sober at New Braunfels Middle School wrote some of which were submitted last fall to the American Academy of The poems of NBMS eighth graders Leah Natalie Allison Robert Crystal Donny Jaclyn Stacy Laura Maggie chad Ryan Monica Jennifer Mario Adolpho Castro and Jacob Kearney were as were those of OakRun sixth graders Michael Friesenhahn and Thomas Blankmeyer and Carl Schurz fifth graders Jennifer Lillana Michelle Joyce Sandy Jennifer Diana Perez and Joey The students are shown above with their parents at the May school board The talented writers received proclamations from School Board President Dick The students poems were published In the Anthology of Poetry by Young
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