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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 4, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas HerakJZettung O Wednesday October O 9 Education CISD Smithson Valley Middle School honors Students of the Month for September Smithson Valley Middle School announced their Students of the Month for September at ceremonies held in the school cafetorium The theme for the mornings event was SVMS Family Entertainment was presented by the Mustang Cheerleaders Leah de los Santos BridgetLake Beth Doran Dyan Dean Heather May Kelly Wil liams Dana Haney Deanna Wood Molly Outlaw Micaela Walker Tara Jackson Celest Acker Brittney Pruitt Kathryn Welch Ashlee Carroll Amber Jensen Kari Burrer and Ellen Bohner under the direction of Dana Cole faculty advisor Mandi Fisher Jennifer Villagran Meranda Ivey Sophia Alvarado Cassidy Conway Whitney Roberts Laura Weathersby Casey Snider Jessica Sandaval and Sarah Spiess PEP squad officers provided addi tional spirit for the morning Their faculty advisor is Melody McCallister Awards were presented by seventh grade teachers Sudie Barker Margie ColHns Josie Eldridge Rheda Hunter Eloise Moss counselor Margie Handrick and Susie McCleskey of the Daughters of the American Revolution The following students were recog nized as Students of the Month for September Core Academic Courses Eighth Grade Alicia Garcia Will Barnett Bridget Lake Danny Mills Jillian Hurst Nichol Paris John Magninat Charles Waltman Morgen Cuming Danny Dacey Leah de los Santos Aubrey Simpson Hoppe Cassidy Conway and Josh Cobb Seventh Grade Robert Mittelstadt Eric Huber Joseph Reyes Clayton Ritter Carlos Montalvo Katy Robertson Lucy Kellar Nicholas Harper Laura Wurm Megan Jack son Rose Loughlin Cristin Eckert Andrew Glueck Chris Van Kleef and Jaime Myhre Elective Courses Band Shea Thacker Paul Selph Life Management Christin Eckert Matthew Woodchick Physical Edu cation Ron Lowe Ray Haynes Heather Gruwell Heather Polhamus Hoppe Eric Johnson Sarah Taylor Dyan Dean Theatre Jillian Hurst Tristan Shutt Art Erin Guzman Jamie Searles Industrial Technology Kent Lain Wade Hubble Spanish Richard Dehoyos Amanda Holmes Krissy Camp Computer Literacy Mary Mellen David Aguirre Lacey Valadez Dustin Kappus Choir Khaliann Leo Special Categories Principals Award Johnny Joe Gonzales Office Aide Greg Smith Teachers Aide Jennifer Catalini Special Education Josh Cobb Citi zenship Dusty Kappus Michael Moore Charles Waltman Dylan Yarter Lori Duarte Greg Yamaguchi Center for Successful Learning Jeannine Harris Elks Award Daniel Keller Morgen Cuming Resource Johnny Joe Gonzales Tommy Meek Comal Leadership Institute has first graduate Yvette Fischer of Canyon Lake is the first high school graduate of the Comal Leadership Institute the districts alternative education center Yvette Fischer first CLI high school graduate I needed only onehalf credit of government to complete my gradua tion Fischer said Fischer will receive her high school diploma from Smithson Valley High School the last school she attended at a meeting of the Board of Trustees After taking assessment tests to determine academic requirements completing the course work did not take long according to Fischer I used the computerized course and finished what I needed in about two she said She intends to enter SWTSU or SAC studying to be an elementary education teacher Its something I have wanted to do ever since I was a little Fischer said The CLI called students who did not graduate and did not return to school according to Bee Morgan CLI counselor We told them how they could ob tain high school credits through self study here at the Morgan said This is finishing high school its not a GED Morgan said The CLI is looking for individuals over the age of 18 who need several credits to obtain their diploma Course work will be offered in the evenings according to Morgan All we need to start is a high school transcript and we can help them obtain a Morgan said Those interested in completing their high school diploma require ments can call the CLI at 210 629 to weekdays NBISD NBHS choirs perform Thursday night The New Braunfels High School Choir invites the public to a free con cert Thursday Oct 5 at 7 in the New Braunfels High School cafetorium The intermediate treble choir will perform as well as the en semble the concert treble chorale and The choirs are under the direction of Jody Bagley NBHS actors entertain inScapinoOct 710 Take a moment from wishing the weather was more falllike and treat yourself to a comic play performed at New Braunfels High School According to NBHS drama teacher and director of the play Kathy Stockstill Scapino is based on a classic French play but there is noth ing classic about this madcap romp through a world of lovers fathers sausages and a The play runs Saturday Oct 7 Monday Oct 9 and Tuesday Oct 10 with a matinee perfor mance Sunday Oct 8 at 3 NBHS thespians will take to the stage in ihe NBHS cafelorium Admission is for students and for adults children under six years are admitted free of charge The cast of characters are played by the following talented NBHS ac tors Mike Rushton Robb Weller Travis Faust Josue Graham Ketchum Josh Boothe Kent Davidsor Dan Mauldin Miller Autumn Wray Marina Carly Mulhollan Lydianne Nelson Flise Waltman and Erin and Russell Shipp and Shauna Smith Street the Teachers Toni Locke Throughout the school year Meet the Teachers features educators who are new to Ntw LSiwinfels Independent School District 4 Toni Locke is a graduate of the University of Texas where she earned a degree in Spanish with a minor in Psychology She is currently enrolled in the Region Xlll Teacher Preparation and Certification program to earn certification as a bilingual educator A beginning educator she has taught as a substitute and is now teaching a bilingual fourthgrade class at Seele Elementary Greatest pleasure in teaching 1 think 1 will derive the greatest pleasure when 1 am able to look into a childs face and see it lit up with that childs own sense of accomplishment Equipping a child with confidence and a desire to succeed and lake risks along the way wouldbring a great sense of accomplishment to Philosophy of education I believe that all children can learn and succeed when education is promoted in an environment that is positive and built on a childs strengths Education should be handson and appropriate It is working together and sharing ideas 1 believe children must be allowed ownership of their education so that choice and decisionmaking is also 4 Mary McBryde received her bachelors degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Reading from Stephen F Austin Stale University where she also earned a Master of Education degree in Guidance and Counseling In her 18 years in education one of those years in private school the rest in public school she has taught elementary grades and for 13 years served children as a school counselor She currently helps youngsters as the counselor for OakRun School Greatest pleasure in teaching My greatest pleasure in teaching is helping students feel good about themselves and seeing them be Philosophy of education I believe that all students can learn and achieve high standards It is the role of the educator to support the students academic success and help develop the students positive selfimage while showing respect for their unique Mary McBryde Students join in the County Fair spirit Heather Kidd Mountain Valley Elementary School fifth grade student and her pony circle the last obstacle during barrel race competition The school held a daylong rodeo to cel ebrate County Fair week Stu dents participated in rodeo events that included calf rop wooden cow chip toss ing barrel tull lasso ing and a hay ride Also in cluded was a live stock show with a wide variety of farm ani mals provided by parents and students Over 200 parent vol unteers made the day a tre mendous success according to Paula Nail school physical education teacher and rodeo day orgariizer CISD photos by Don Clark Shown are Bulverde Primary School prefirst grade Grand Champion winners LR Kale Forks Art Justin Warner Baked Goods and live Joni Canfield Principals Award Baked Travis Gotthardt Principals Award Not pictured Christina Ivy Reserve Champion in Art Most Creative Baked Goods Parents and school staff served as student in Louise GokJens class won a ribbon during County Fair week activities Ilil Crafts home improvement and more offered through October community education classes For the litelong learner in you New Braunfels ISD has a varied selection of community education classes begin ning this month Just underway is a basic quilting class Students began making quilted Christmas wall hangings on Tuesday Oct 3 bui students can still join the fun The class taught by Sarah continues through Nov 21 and meets on Tuesdays in the VEH class room of The Hducation Cen ter from Tu ition is and cost of sup plies Assertiveness Training lor Women is a twohour class designed to help women stand up for their rights without stepping on the rights of others both in and out of ihe workplace Jody Mytro leaches the class Monday Oct l from 79 in Room A12 of New Braunfels High School Cost for the class is with a book lee Always in demand Defensive Driving classes are offered four different times this month classes meet Oct 10 and 12 and Oct 24 and 26 or you can take your pick of one of two Saturday classes meeting on Oct 14 and Oct 28 The weekday courses meet from 69 the Saturday classes are from 8 All of the sessions are taught by Bill Hightower at The Education Center Tuition is First aid skills are taught Monday Oct 16 and Tues day Oct 17 from 610 Students can earn National Safety Council certification and requirements for child care providing Class meets in the library of The Education Center Dennis Bateman teaches the class The tuition includes a textbook prepayment is required Safety for women of all ages is the aim of Basic Safety and Self Defense The twohour class meets Monday Oct 16 from 79 Room A12 of New Braunfels High School Jody Mytro will cover the psychol ogy ol criminal predators home safety and aspects of self protection The class is 10 with a 10 book cost October classes for learning basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CTR is offered Monday Oct 16 and Wednesday Oct 18 from 610 in the library of The Education Center Taught by Dennis Bateman the class is i for those who need Heartsavers certification and for Healthcare Provider certification Both tuitions include text and prepayment is required For those who need both CPR and first aid certification they can take a combination course for a reduced price On Oct 1618 Monday through Wednesday students can earn certification in CPR and first aid for a cost of which includes a 1 textbook ment is required Learn to make I beautiful clothcov ered memories to 1 last a lifetime with Cloth Covered Wedding or Photo taught by i Carol Farmer on Tuesday Oct 17 j From in RoomC53ofNew Braunfels High School students can learn to cover photo albums for special occasions Tuition is and supplies j A list will be supplied at registration Youngsters have a chance to Blast Off with Piano Mondays from Oct 23 through Nov 20 Tanya Dunsmore teaches five 45minute classes per session for plus for sheet music Classes are scheduled by the in structor Relaxation and Stress Reduction is a skill most of us could improve Jody Mytro will teach a twohour class iZZ Monday Oct 23 from 79 in Room A12 of Braunfels High School Tuition is 10 with a 10 book Ending the month is Home Maintenance and Im taught by Andy Blair on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from Oct 31 through Dec 13 Classes meet from in the wood shop of New Braunfels j High School Tuition is plus a book cost j You can also improve your home just in time for the holidays with a beautiful fall driedwreath arrangement i Learn how from Carol Farmer on Tuesday Oct 31 from 79 in Room C53 of New Braunfels High The class is and your cost for supplies s For more information or to register for any of these classes call New Braunfels ISD Community Education at j 6206200 Classes fill quickly so call soon to reserve places in the classes of your choice The Education page is provided by the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung to local school districts New Braunfels Independent School Districts portion of the Education page is compiled by NBISD Administrative Assistant for Public Information Leslie Kriewaldt To submit information or for questions please call 6206200 NBISD strives to keep its patrons regularly informed about district events and dates student and staff achievements other NBISD
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