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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 12, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas                                THURSDAY Senate gets ready to begin debating unfunded mandatesSee Pi CENTS COUNTDOWN 63 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March New Braunfels Herald WEST InCRQPUW JSHING 627 L YAH DLL oR 10 pages in one section Thursday Jan Serving Comal County for more than 143 years Home of BEN GOMEZ Inside The Stammtisch Birthday wishes from the HeraldZeltungl The New Braunfels Herald Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to Sara Espinosa Gary Pittman Jamie Schendcl Sarah Elizabeth Hill 5 Karris Grier Charlie Lackey Joe Snarl Ben Gomez Jr Ellen Barsch Ruth Johnston Joe Stoeltje Jeanle Leland Margaret Landmark Rehearsals set for MidTexas Symphony Rehearsal for the MidTexas Symphony Chorus will be Sun day Jan 15 at 2 in the Ayres Recital Hall at Texas Lutheran College For more information call Dr Fred Frueholz at 6256420 Canyon Lake GOP women to meet The Canyon Lake Republican Women will meet at Canyon Lake Action Center at 10 Wednesday Jan 18 for their regular meeting New officers will begin their terms and the guest speaker will be Robbie Borchcrs county Republican Party chair Interested persons are invited to attend Violet Society to present show and sale Members of the Magic Knight African Violet Society will pre sent a show and sale at Schulz Nursery in Marion from 10 through 4 Saturday Jan 14 Educational exhibits and demonstrations will be present ed A 100 gift certificate door prize will be given away Admission is free and the public is invited AARP to meet Jan 17 at Senior Center The local chapter of AARP will hold a meeting Jan 17 at the Comal County Senior Citizens Center 655 Landa in New Braunfels The meeting will begin at Coffee and cookies from 9 to New members and friends arc invited Junior Miss work shop scheduled All participants in the Junior Miss New Braunfels will have a workshop on Tuesday Jan 17 at 7 at Memorial Primary NBHS class of 42 to have dinner meeting Alt members of the 1942 class of New Braunfels High School will have a monthly dinner meeting on Friday Jan 13 at at Krauses For more information call Jim Rhcinlacnder at 6255445 The winning numbers Lotto Texas million TEXflS LOTTERV This news paper IB printed on recycled newsprint Aquifer slated for Legislatures agenda By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer The 74th version of the Texas Legislature con vened Tuesday in Austin amid several new changes to the Capitol Building and several recur ring issues to be debated Rep Edmund Kuempel RSeguin mentioned three issues education juvenile crime and water as hot topics on his agenda going into the session Kuempel said he hoped the Legislature could resolve the continuing problem in public edu especially regarding the funding issue As the Supreme Court debates how schools should be funded in this state both legislators and school Rep Kuempel says education juvenile crime water are hot issues facing 74th Legislature districts will observe with anticipation Kuempel said he voted against the last funding measure passed two years ago He said the legislature will have to look at how schools can operate regarding their mainte nance and operations budgets and their debt ser vice The legislator whose district includes Comal County echoes governorelect George Bush in his preference for more local control of schools We need to return a lot more power back to the local level get it out of the TEA Texas Edu cation out of said Kuempel Reducing the age at which juvenile criminals can be tried as adults is one thing Kuempel would like to see in order to impress that its got to if they commit the crime they pay the price and penalty Water issues including those involving the Edwards Aquifer always take an imporant role in Edmund Kuempel 1 local governcmental affairs Kuempel said the Legisla ture would go back and revist Senate Bill 1477 which created controls and an authority to oversee the aquifer The Legislature could change bylaws allowing for elected rather than appoint ed directors of the authority to allow it to function Kuempel said his main objective was to keep the springs above the 200 cubic feet per second flow required by a federal Recycling is reality Recycle HeraldZeitung photo by MICHAEL DARNALL Joe Gonzales left and Juan Rangel right load up recyclable Items left out by New Braunfels residents this week as the first days of community wide recycling began CISD officials see immediate need for more space teachers By CRAIG HAMMETT Staff Writer Officials in the Comal Indcoendcnt School District arc once again speaking of the immediate need for more space and teachers as they look at the 1995 96 budget CISD officials told the school board Monday night of the need which they say this year will concentrate on the secondary level Projections indicate 20 additional teachers will be needed at the two high schools and two middle schools based on current enrollment only This does not include growth in the district Superintendent Jerry Major said most of the districts new teachers last year went to the elementary grades Last year Dr Major said he told the secondary principals to make do This year it is the elementary levels that must adjust Officials said 10 classes in the elementary levels are above the studentteacher ratio mandated by law We can make do get by for a he said question is are we ready to put 30 to 32 kids in a kinder garten class District voters last September approved a bond package for new inter mediate schools which will help meet future space needs Dr Caroline Wernli director of per sonnel said class space currently exists at the secondaiy schools but will cause problems Because the CISD this year instituted block scheduling the district now requires more credits for gradua tion creating a need for more classes teachers and buildings officials say Dr Wernli said constant use of all classrooms will displace teachers dur ing conference periods and mainly affect honors courses such as calculus because space or teachers are needed for the core classes Some courses you can offer only one period a she said doesnt allow you to shift teachers like you want Staffing needs could reach higher levels during the spring as officials study the amount of growth and project for that growth next year Staffing needs also do not project needs for elective courses Special Education or English as a second language Registration for SAC set for today By SUSAN FLYNT ENGLAND Staff Writer Registration for San Antonio class es held in New Braunfels is this after noon at Frazier Elementary from 47 Most of the courses offered are applicable to college said Ray Lewis in charge of offcampus offerings at San Antonio College Tuition is per course plus books A bookmobile will be at Frazier for onestop registration and book pur chase Firsttime college students should arrive near 4 to complete registration said Lewis Those not able to attend todays registration session can still register for the New Braunfels courses through Saturday at the San Antonio campus Classes begin Jan 17 Financial aid is available to students who qualify To better serve the New Braunfels area San Antonio College will con duct needs assessment in the corning months said Lewis Were going to ask nine different groups in New Braunfels What would you want from San Antonio College he said San Antonio College wants to plan cooperatively with area school dis tricts We will work in concert with Leland Cox of NB1SD and Wesley ONeal of CISD in order not to dupli cate services already offered by the he said The following courses will be offered Canyon High School Tues days ENGL 0301 Basic English 11 CR1J 1301 Intro to Criminal Justice MATH 1314 College Algebra SOC1 1301 Intro to Sociology New Braunfels Middle School Mondays CHD 1310 Techniques of Child Guidance ENGL 1301 Freshman Composition I HIST 1301 His tory I MATH 0301 Intro to Algebra and Geometry PSYC 2301 Intro to Psychology Smithson Valley 1 ligh School Wednesdays ACCT 2301 Principles of Account ing I GOVT230I National and State For more information call Ray Lewis or Cheryl Dickcrson at 1 800 9447575 cxt 2430 or the Extended Services Department at 1800944 7575 ext 2476 CDAC to hear input at meeting Community Development Advi sory Committee members will heur comment regarding the com pilution of u new community plan ning document to uncl address the needs of the Now Braunfelti for the next live yeuiy tonight at 7 pm at city council The public in encouraged to attend Target still on target to open new store in July By CRAIQ HAMMETT Staff Writer The urcii urouml Wulnut St oust iiiul west of Interstate 35 continues to grow This ureu will become just u little more busy this summer when tinother large department store opens Target u national deportment store chinii pi 11 us to open u huge futility here in July according to District Mini uger Kudy Colmonero The Tuigel store is already under construction in the Wulnut Square shopping ureu along Wulnut St The store which will cover square feet compares to other stores going up in Killeen Victoria mid MeKin ney We do us much volume in those us we do in the bigger suiil Colmenero With the mklilion of the Target store uiul projeetons for u new WulMart Superstore uml tin alreiuJyeompleted I this areii of town could become one of if not the busiest We hope stiid Colmenoro Local city school officials tire pleased til the prospective taxes large stores such as these will pay City officials also hope these stores will provide jobs for city residents a point Colmenero said his company pluns to stress We plun on moving in all the exec utives hut the mujority of employees we will hire from there in New fels he suid Some of these people hopefully will move up in the ranks or Colmencro said Target also hopes to gel involved in community activities such as Cluisinuis futul diives etc They plun to meet willi city ollkitils to see wluit programs are avuiliihle We wunl to be an uelive part ollhe he said The Marketplace Classifieds Onestop shopping five days a week   

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