Wednesday, March 27, 1996

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 27, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas BB Education HeraldZeitung O Wednesday March O 9 CISD Canyon Middle School choir wins concert awards Verner takes top post at Frazier Elementary Jeffrey Vemer Frazier Elemen J tary School fourth grade student assumed control of the top posi tion at the school when he became Principal of the Day Verner se cured the Principal of the Day re ward for reading about 60 books in the schools Accelerated Reading Program Students read books in the Accelerated Reading Pro gram then take computerized comprehension tests receiving points based on the reading diffi culty of the books and scores on the computerized tests Verner is shown helping Karen Krieg Frazier Elementary counselor CISD photo by Don Clam SVHS Silver Spurs dance team wins big CISD photo by Don Clark Pictured are the Canyon Middle School Treble Choir members named to the 1996 Texas Music Educators Association AllRegion Middle School Choir at the Concert and Sightreading Contest LR front row Nadine Jaloway Casey Whipple Erica Bradshaw Janise Warren Regan Harris second row Claire Lindley Yesenia McNett Suanne Cain Kim Clay and Sherry Prau Not pictured Sasha Bulkley The Choir received three First Division ratings in Concert For this achievement they also received a I or Superior rating CMS singers also received one first division rating and two second division ratings in Sightreading and captured an overall Excellent rating for the High school summer school begins in May The CISD will offer high school summer school courses beginning in May The Comal Leadership Institute the districts alternative learn ing center has scheduled classes in English I through English IV math ematics courses including algebra I and II geometry informal geometry and health Social studies courses scheduled for this summer include world ge ography world history his government and eco nomics A minimum enrollment of ten stu dents is required for each course Semester I begins on May 28 and continues through June 27 The sec ond semester begins on July 8 and concludes on August 8 Classes are scheduled Monday through Thurs day with morning sessions from to and afternoon sessions scheduled from noon to 4 There are some limitations on stu dent attendance according to Chad Hall CLI principal Freshmen and sophomores may attend only if they are making up a course Juniors and seniors may attend for acceleration or to make up a course failed during the school Hall said Preregistration is required ac cording to Hall The district will charge tuition for summer school courses Tuition is required to offset educational costs because state student funding is not received for students attending sum mer school There is a tuition fee of per half credit and students may earn a maximum of two credits during both summer school Hall said summer school program should ton tact their guidance counselor or the CLI at 210 6251427 NBISD members LR first row uennuer van Meet i nird Aimee Edwards First second row Autumn m Ahsha Matthews Abigail Reeves Erica Knight Jennifer Harris Aslynn Minjares on Amy Brown Tiffany Smith Leann Lloyd Brooke Heckendorn Second Tocci fourth row Sherry Capparelli Amanda Jones Jessica Ebrom Amy MlchelleTChenaultRebecca Tammi Baker Ashley Kuhn and Nicote Wieland The Silver Spurs Dance Team won prestigious awards including the coveted Sweeostakes during the competition The Silver Spurs also won the Sweepstakes Award at the University Te Antonio Marching Auxiliaries Competition with over 60 superior rated teams in attendance A great chance to dance NBISD filled with events for Texas Public Schools Week Education The Heart of is the theme for March Texas Public Schools Month Like dis tricts around the state New Braunfels Independent School District chose a week to celebrate Texas Public Schools Week During March 2430 NBISD has invited the public even more so than usual to visit their schools With more than volunteers working in our schools NBISD students enjoy public participation in their schools During this special week the publics presence is especially encouraged NBISD recognizes theimportanceofthepublics involvement with its schools and youngsters year long With activities planned in and around Texas Public Schools Week we thank parents and the community for their support of public education and invite them to see their schools The following is a listing of activities planned in connection with Texas Public Schools Week March 2430 Wednesday March 27 New Braunfels Middle School kicked off the breakfast for the NB Chamber of Commerce Shadow program Thursday March 28 Carl Schurz fifth graders invite grandfriends to lunch Annual Senior Prom for Senior Citizens at OakRun School from 68 This free dance hosted by NBISD and Comal ISD features enter tainment from student musicians and singers Middle and high school students serve refresh ments and dance with their guests New Braunfels High School performs a PreUIL band concert at Lone Star Primary holds Family Reading Night at Friday March 29 Seele teachers Rob Abbotts Ruth Abbotts Janice Gandy and Michelle Tysdal will host Pastries for Parents to convey their appreciation for the sup port and assistance given to the children and their classrooms during the school year Lone Star Primary will invite parents and friends to share Kite Day at Eikel Park with students during their PE periods 1 Memorial Primary and Elementary schools have a Family Fun Night with a dinner by Granxins and an evening of fun and games at Saturday March 30 2nd Annual ArtBeat Festival During the week of March 24 more than pieces of student Seniors drawn to art urged to try their hand at a scholarship artwork will be displayed in downtown busi nesses On Saturday from young artists will demonstrate their singing poetry acting skills and musicianship to other young sters around the plaza At 1 the Kids as Art parade begins and leads the celebration to the grandstand where the art award winners will be announced Coming up in April are Tuesday April 2 New Braunfels Middle School PTA meeting and open house 7 The open house will feature a myriad of student history projects Friday April 12 OakRun School hosts a Fine Arts Spring Musical at Thursday April 18 OakRun School hosts an Academic Picnic at Landa Park at Friday April 19 OakRun School hosts a BeBop Dance at Schools have also hosted open houses PTA meetings book fairs kite days musical programs grandparents luncheons and a family science night Classesalso in vited parents talk about theircareers 1996 Dates This Saturday area high school artists can take pencil in hand to draw their way to a scholarship The Dale WilsonSusan Wilson Robertson Art Scholarship Fund for the graduates of New Braunfels Can yon and Smithson Valley high schools was established five years ago by Olga Wilson in memory of her husband and daughter Both artists died of cancer Dale Wilson firmly be lieved that drawing abil ity was the foundation upon which an artist built or her attempts at self pression To that end qualifying for the schol arship is based on the students draw ing ability This Saturday March 30 from will have the opportunity to exhibit their ability in that area in a competition Scholar s h i p applicants are judged on their drawings of a fig ure study and a still life completed during the competition Seniors interested in winning the scholarship should plan be at the Board Room on the second floor of The Education Center 430 W Mill Street by 10 with their drawing supplies in hand Dale Wilson attended the Art Insti tute and the American Academy of Art both in Chicago and the Ecole Des Beaux Arts in France His work has been exhibited in many regional and national shows as well as included in national galleries His artwork can also be found in many collections across the country Educating everyone takes everyone Thursday March 28 llth Annual Senior Prom for Senior hosted by NBISD and CISD from 6 8 at OakRun School 6 Thursday March 28 NBHS PreUIL Band concert at the NBHS cafetorium Saturday March 30 2nd Annual ArtBeat Youth Arts Festival in downtown New Braunfels Thursday April 4 End of Fifth SixWeeks Grading Period 6 Friday April 5 Monday April 8 Holidays Friday April 12s OakRun Fine Arts Spring Festival at in the scjwol cafeteria t Thursday April 18 OakRun School Academic Picnic at Landa Park Friday May 3 Make up day for lost class day on Feb 4 Sunday May 19 Baccalaureate 23 Last School Day fl Friday May 24 Work Day NBISD photo by LESLIE KRIEWALDT This Thursday March 28 the 11th Annual Senior Prom for Senior I Citizens will bring students and seniors together for a fun evening of free music dancing and refreshments The dance cohosted by New Braunfels ISD and Comal ISO will be held from 68 at OakRun School located at 415 Timber Hollow just off HWY 46 north of Loop 337 in New Braunfels The dance pair shown above from last year takes a break as they wait for the next song to start up Live music for dancing will be provided by the New Braunfeis High School Band under the direction of Assistant Band Director Clay Zientek From the band will play polkas waltzes and dance music old and new Entertainment following the dance music will be provided by the Canyon High School performing under the direction of Jean Wood Longtime radio personality Jack Kaufmann will be the emcee for the evening j Requests for group transportation including handicapped should be made to Don Clark at 6258081