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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - September 22, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas                                8 HeraWZertung Wedrusday Sept NBISD NBISD students have a holiday Friday Students and staff members in New Braunfels ISD will have a holi day this Friday to celebrate and par ticipate in the Comal County Fair Parade Sept 23 marks the end of the first sixweek grading period Report cards are sent home the first Wednesday following the end of a grading period The second sixweek grading begins Sept 27 Elementary parent conferences with teachers are planned for Oct I Students will be released early that Friday at School buses will run according to the early release schedule The next student holiday is Oct 29 to provide a statemandated staff de velopment day for district educators Districts are required to provide at least 20 hours of training for teachers NBMS science club burns with energy In its second year the New Braun fels Middle School science club is off to a great start The 78 members must maintain an 80 average or above in science pass all classes attend meet ings and participate in fundraisers and projects Active members will get to hear guest speakers and attend field trips throughout the year The clubs first project was to join Friends for Rivers in the recent annual Guadalupe River clean up At least 36 members showed up to float in rafts and wade through mud to rid the river of its trash Other projects planned for the year include campus beautification and pa per recycling Field trips are sched uled to the Marine Science Institute in Port Aransas Aquatic Field Day in San Marcos a ranch visit in west Texas and visits to other exciting educational places The club will also sponsor an assembly featuring Mr Wizards Science Show for New Braunfels Middle School students Club sponsors Kristie Thompson and Anita Daw anticipate an exciting year ahead for the growing club and its members Throughout the school year Meet the Teachers will feature New Braunfels Inde pendent School Districts newest teachers Gwen Eberhart earned both a bachelors degree and a masters degree in library science from the University of Texas in Austin Not only does she have three years experience with the San Antonio Public Library system but she has 1 1 years of experience in public school education of which five years have been with New Braunfels ISD She will be the librarian at New Braunfels Middle School Greatest pleasure in teaching Positive strokes from Educational philosophy I believe that an education should provide children with a basic acquaintance with the rudiments of our culture and a desire to learn on their tf Chuck Faires earned a Bachelor of Science degree in secondary education from Texas University He is a social studies teacher at New Braunfels Middle School He has taught U S History and to grades nine through 12 for a year He also served as an Arab linguist in the Army for five years Greatest pleasure in teaching My greatest pleasure in teaching comes from helping and witnessing students succeed in reaching their full Educational philosophy I feel education must provide students with the skills nec essary to function in an increasingly complex technological society But most impor tantly education must enable students to discover their uniqueness and their individual gifts and talents then provide the guidance necessary to help students develop their abilities to their fullest Gwen Eberhart Chuck Faires Educating everyone takes everyone Local 4Hers win Gold Star Awards The coveted Gold Star the highest recognition of 4H achievement at the county leve was presented at the District 13 Gold Star Awards Lun cheon in Uvalde Sept 18 The event was held at noon at the Uvalde Coun try Club Among those honored were Dustin Kramer Brandy Elliott and Greg Schlather representing Comal Coun ty They were named Gold Star win ners on the basis of personal devel opment leadership outstanding achievement in projects and activities and contributions to the overall coun ty 4H program About 120 4Hers parents adult leaers special guests and Texas Agri cultural Extension Service person nel attended the luncheon Others who attended the lunceon from Comal County included Terry Brandy Elliott and Dustin Kramer Gene Elliott Gene Alexander Jerry and Dianna Kramer Rachel Williams and and pat Rason District Council President served as Kevin Coleman Dimmit County master of ceremonies mmm Mall Fashion Board Auditions Saturday September 25 AM Center Court See Customer Service For Applications Eligibility Requirements Rolling Oaks Mall 10 to Monday thru Saturday 12 to Sunday Loop 1604 at Nacogdoches NBMS band marches strong in parade With 326 members the New Braunfels Middle School Band would be hard not to hear or see in the Comal County Fair Parade Shown above are the 199394 twirl ers They are standing left to right Baylea Taylor La cey Moore and Keri Hilde brand Kneeling are Dawn Schneider Melissa Halm Jacqueline Mayfield and Shawna Smith In addition to performing with the band in the parade the twirlers also perform at school pep rallies and compete in area contests At right are the drum majors of the NBMS band Francesca Cardenas and Heather Saathoff who both auditioned last May for the positions exemplify the leadership and spirit of the band The band is directed by Clay Zientek who is as sisted by Anna Zientek and Lisa Greenwood NBISD photos by LESLIE KRIEWALDT Hermann Sons report big camping season The 40th annual Hermann Sons youth camping season which ended in midAugust attracted the thrird highest attendance since 1954 when Riverside Youth Camp opened on the Guadalupe River near Comfort Dedicated on July 14 1991 Hilltop Camp located on the same 330acre tract was in service for its second full 10week camping season Included in the campers were 355 from Comal County As part of the fraternal benefits package offered to the Hermann Sons members statewide campers pid only per week to attend camp which represents 24 percent ofthe actual cost to maintain a camper at one of the Hermann Sons facilities for a week Camps Director Bud dy Preuss said the cost to campers is about oneeighth the cost of a private Hill Country camp that is comparable to Hermann Sons camps facilities and programs The summer camping season is reserved for junior mem bers between the ages of nine and 13 however with the opening of Hilltop Camp a yearlong camping program has been started for families older teens and seniors Legislative conference set for New Braunfels March Bank of America has hoined with the Guadalupe Valley Telephone Coop and Southwestern Bell Tele phone of Texas in cosponsoring the 28th Annul Texas Legislative Conference to be held in New Braunfels March 24 and Longtime Advisory Committee Chair Dean Max Sherman ofthe LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas said Additions to the Advisory Committee roster are Mario Hernandez President of the San Antonio Economic Development Founda tion and the President ofthe Texas Industrial Devel opment Council Mark Yudof Dean ofthe Universi ty of Texas School of Law and Larry McNabb Chairman ofthe Board and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of America Comfort Plus Economy I I 1992 DODGE DYNASTY 4 Dr Ice Blue V6 Tilt Cruise Cassette FEATURED THIS WEEK 1990 Chevy Ton Suburban V8 Dual Tilt Cruise Silverado Sunscreen Glass Super Sharp Unit 1990 Olds Cutlass Cierra SL 4Dr Blue V6 Tilt Cruise Cassette Dont Miss This One Owner BiUe 1991 Dodge Spirit 4Dr Blue 4 Tilt Cruise Cassette Great Family Car 1992 Ford Explorer Sport Red V6 Tilt Cruise Cassette Priced To Sell 1993 Ply Acclaim 4Dr Driftwood 4 Tilt Cruise Stereo Program Unit Extended Warranty Avail 1982 Ford Granada Sta Wagon 6 Cassette Transportation Special 1991 Mazda 626 4 Dr Green 4 Tilt Cruise Cassette Don t MISS This One 1990 Dodge Grand Caravan 7 Blue V6 Tilt Cruise Cassette Sunscreen Glass Real People Mover 1992 Pontiac Grand Prix 4Dr Charcoal V6 Stereo Miles Pont Miss This 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