Friday, May 26, 1995

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 26, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas 10 HeraldZeitung Friday May Wheels Honda Prelude SE New special edition makes Prelude attractive in competitive segment David Sullens The Honda Prelude is a high performance tech nically sophisticated sports coupe and for 95 a new special edition model makes the Prelude an even more attractive offering in this very com petitive segment The SE is powered by a doubleover head cam 160horsepow er engine and equipped with a wide range of standard features that include a leather appointed interior rear spoiler exclusive alloy wheels and distinct special edition badging The SE engine produces 156 footpounds of torque at 4500 rpm Its cams are beltdri ven and the block is aluminum alloy with fiberreinforced cylinder walls The cylin der head too is aluminum alloy The sophisticated powerplant uses four valves per cylinder to optimize fuelair flow The induction system is Hondas multi point fuel injection and ignition is fully elec tronic Premium unleaded fuel is required The powerplant is transverse mounted and the Prelude is a frontwheel drive design Like all 95 Honda Preludes the SE is equipped with standard drivers and passen gers side airbags power sunroof with tilt feature air conditioning stereo cas sette system power windows and bodycol ored dual power mirrors cruise control and an adjustable steering column For precise handling and maneuverability 1995 Honda Prelude SE the Prelude SE uses a fourwheel independent double wishbone suspension with front and rear stabilizer bars Gas pressurized shocks are used front and rear Powerassisted rackandpinion steering and fourwheel disc brakes are also standard Tires on the SE are Michelin XGTV4 all season radials Safety and convenience features on the Prelude SE include an antilock braking sys tem power door locks 15inch tires and wheels and a drivers seat with adjustable lumbar support The Presude SE rides on a wheelbase and is inches long overall It weighs in at 2963 pounds when equipped with the automatic transmission as was the test vehicle Weight distribution with the automatic transmission is 65 percent front and 35 per cent rear The SE is available in only two colors Sherwood Green Pearl and Cashmere Metal lic Our test vehicle was finished in the latter Both feature an Ivory leatherappointed inte rior Fuel economy for the SE is 22 miles per gallon in town with either the automatic or manual transmission On the highway the manual transmissioned car achieves 26 mpg and the automatic 27 Prices for the SE start at with a fivespeed manual transmission and range up to for the SE equipped with a fourspeed automatic transmission Standard equipment on the test vehicle in addition to that already mentioned included 3point seatbelts for front and rear passengers cruise control six speakers tilt steering col umn right side fold down rear seatback cupholder drivers seat memory feature remote trunk and fuel door release low fuel warning light ignition switch light center console with armrest and storage intermittent windshield wipers front spoiler front splash guards electric rear window defroster and tinted glass The only option aboard the test vehicle were floor mats and those added to the base price Destination charges added anoth er David Sullens editor and publisher of the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung has writ ten an automotive column for the past 11 Head Start The Community Council of South Central Texas Inc Head Start pro gram held a Volunteer Celebration in honor of all the individuals who self lessly volunteered their time to the three Guadalupe County and four Comal County Head Start centers this school year The Volunteer Celebration was held on Wednesday May 10 at the McQueeney Lions Club and all volunteers who spent time at Head Start were invited to attend The hall was donated by the Lions Club in sup port of the Head Start program Ignacio Nacho Estrada a comedian and ven triloquist entertained the volunteers and their children with an environ mental show entitled Respect Recy cle ReUse and Head Start staff presented plaques to the top three volunteers from Guadalupe and Comal counties The top three volunteers from Comal Coun ty were Lidia Esquivel 635 hours Nicole Gonzales 548 hours and Rose Ann Rubio 536 hours The top three volunteers from Guadalupe County were Margo Woody 443 hours Isidro Arriaga 420 hours and Sandra Burleson 385 hours Head Start staff also recognized the volunteer work given by the Head Start Club The Club consists of volunteers who have volunteered 25 or more hours in one month at the Head Start centers The Club members from both counties were Isidro Arriaga Wanda Aurland Mana Barboza Clara Brownfield Charles Burleson Sandra Burleson Deborah Campos Sandra Campos Diana Casarez Brenda Cimental Refugio Deleon Lidia Esquivel Kathy Flores Jackie Frazier Connie Gomez Daniel Gomez Nicole Gonzales Kristie Pictured are Head Start Parent Invovlement Coordinator Maria Avalos third place volunteer in Guadalupe County Sandra Burelson first place volunteer in Guadalupe County Margo Woody Program Director Ramona Reyes second place volunteer for Comal County Nicole Gonzales and first place volunteer for Comal County Lidia Esquivel Some of the club members bottom JoAnn Villanueva Teresa Rocha Charles Burleson Sandra Burleson Brenda Kelly and top Maria Barboza Clara Brownfield Nocole Gonzales Margo Woody and Lidia Esquivel Grace Tom Grizink Rosie Gutierrez Gina Hayncs Daniel Hernandez Feli pa Juarez Jeff Kaspcr Susan Kasper Brenda Kelly Elisa Kcstcr Marilyn Lampkin Marina Lomas Felix Mar tinez Gloria Martinez Maria Mar Sign up now for Ombudsman Summer School Give your student the Ombudsman Summer School advantage Ombuds man Educational Services with centers in New Braunfels and Canyon Lake is accepting registrations for its summer school programs Registrations can be initiated by calling the administrative office at 7083676383 or toilfree at 8008339235 Parents and children arc welcome to visit a location by call ing and scheduling an appointment The summer programs are sched uled from June 12 through Aug 12 Students may enroll for a 60hour or 40hour skill development program in one or all essential skill math study skills and writing These areas are completely individualized with mutually designed outcomes between the parents and Ombudsman The use of computerassisted instruc tion not only permits the student to stay actively involved in the learning process but also receive positive feed back at all levels while experiencing a learning environment very different from the traditional classroom Many elementary students will use this option to break a failure cycle prepare for the next grade High school students needing cred its may sign up for 60 hours for each semester of credit Ombudsman coor dinates the transfer of credits with the home high school The test preparation pro gram through which students have demonstrated significant test score improvement is also available tinez Ruby Mascorro Pamela Moreno Pete Moreno Veleda Morris JoAnn Murioz Jeness Neagley JoAnn Padil la Joe David Padilla Vicky Plane Flor Ramirez David Roberts Teresa Rocha Patty Ann Rodriguez Roxanne Rodriguez Rose Ann Rubio Theresa Thorton Chrissy Valadez Summer Valasco JoAnn Villanueva Sherrie Walters and Margo Woody The 53 members of the Club were pre sented with a specialized Head Start key chain Over 426 individuals have volun teered approximately hours at the Head Start centers this school year by working in the classrooms help ing in the kitchens and offices partic ipating in fundraisers and field trips and attending parent meetings and par ent education workshops Parent and community involvement are essential parts of every Head Start program Head Start believes that parents are the most important influence on a childs development and through their participation in classes and workshops parents learn about the needs of their children 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