Friday, December 6, 1996

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 6, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas HeraldZeitung g Friday December 6 1996 g 5A Education CISD Photos and text provided by the CISD Office of Public Information Smithson Valley Middle School honors Students of the Month for November Rahe Primary Schools Harvest Fest Community volunteers teaching traditions S VMS proudly presented their No vember Student of the Month pro gram on Nov in the school cafetorium Karen Allbright SVMS Assistant Principal welcomed all the recipi ents parents and guests Entertainment was presented by the SVMSchoir Selections included Let There Be Peace On composed by Miller and Jackson and Sons of composed by E Crocker and performed by the quintet of Chris Bybee Mike Foster Mike Baker and Christian Montero The choirs last selection was VofcesofAmericawith soloist Chris Cruz Brandi House Laron Bybee and choir is under the direction of Barbara Masterson The following students were recog nized as Students of the Month for November Core Academic Courses Science Kim Loop Dpvey Zunker Andrea Westman Kacy Shipley Kim berly Smith and Jeremy Bellman Mathematics Shawna Watts Tiffiany Hargis David Stewart Alyssa Leist Jennifer Moyer Chris Van Kleef Mandi Ma son Monica Garcia Jaime Myhre Sara Swift Norma Matallana April Sasser Eric Dean Social Studies Alex Mejia Latisha Bateman Nathan Funkhouser Rob Wyllie Jeffrey Schoggin Victoria McCammon Lan guage Arts Will Wehmeyer Jeff McCoy Dustin Rodriguez Jacob Borgeson Cody Fuller Seneca Sadler Reading Bryan Holley Scott Taege Brenda Norris Darius Horton Laura Wurm Greg Turner Chris Cruz Vanessa Morales Elective Courses Band Scott Rickard Josh Hickl Aaron Colyer Samantha Reed Charles Rickman Veronica Reed Choir Laron Bybee Melissa Masterson Alexa Bernal Jessica Schmidt Music Appreciation Kim Loop Stephen Cheney Speech Sen eca Sadler Theater Arts Jennifer Minten Journalism Sarah Vaught Spanish Andrea Westman Jackie Townsend Computer Literacy Leo Gonzales Kelsie Martin Brenda Norris Computer Graphing Rachel McCorkle Creative Writing AmandaLyons Tiffany Evans Prob lem Solving Ashley Aguirre Com munity in Schools Leslei Posey Vince Martinez Art Mercedes Miramontes Julie Stearman Year book Levi Brinkkoeter Life Man agement Fernando Lopez Natalie Skyrm Physical Education Michael Rogers Robert Golden Brett Hallonquist David Krawczynski Bonny Beiter Melinda Manley Katy Douglass Katy Bamett Special Categories Principals Award Kristen Chapman Teachers Aide Jesse Corona Content Master Amber TheisCenter for Successful Learn ing Jennifer Gonzales Heather Herbsleb Citizenship Jacob Tartar Valorie Tausch Garrett Keller Gabriel Escalante Jennifer Tidd Heather Gruwell Resource Larry Bain Elks Kent Lain Lauren Murphy Also recognized were Smithson Valley Middle School Superintendents Studentsofthe Month Tiffiany Hargis Kathryn Kem Bobby Gamez David Walker and Norma Matallana Construction schedule for intermediate schools moves to seven days a week To ensure the district can move into the new intermediate schools on the scheduled dates the con struction contractor is now working seven days a week on each of the three schools according to Roy Linnartz Director of Maintenance Mountain Valley Intermediate School students are scheduled to move in on Dec 16 Arlon Seay IS on Jan 7 and Canyon IS on Jan 21 The contractor for the food service warehouse has completed his portion of the project and the facility has been signed over to the district For the and Operations Status of major construction short term the warehouse will be used to store furniture and equipment pur chased for the three new intermediate schools Construction at Spring Branch Middle School continues on sched ule Pouring the concrete foundation began the week of Nov 22 Construction ood Service 5VHS Classroom Addition SVHS Athletic Facility CHS Bldg CMS LibyClassroom Addition SVMS Bus Main Facility SVMS Cafeteria Renovation SVMS Classroom Renovation CES Renovations MVES Lib GPS Cafeteria Dec 12 Open Bids X May 97 Apr 97 Apr 97 Scheduled Completion Nov 19 Apr 97 Feb 97 Feb 98 Aug 97 Feb 97 Aug 97 July 97 Jul 97 Oct 97 Dec 97 BES RPS Cafeteria SBMS X Dates may change due to weather delays May 97 Jul 97 X Dec 97 Graphic by the CISD Office of Public Information CISD photo by Don Clark Linda Chang of Spring Branch shows Rahe Primary School students the art of quilting during the schools Harvest Fest LR Sarah Steveson Joshua Jacinto JeanClaude Rodriguez Marty Avila and Shelby Mclntire The schools Harvest Fest featured many community members as they shared their family traditions with students Rahe Primary School students learned firsthand about family tradi tions during the schools Harvest Fest celebration We wanted to show students what families in the past did to prepare for the winter Betty Valdez Rahe Primary kindergarten teacher said Community volunteers including parents brought to the school a wide range of traditional crafts all adding to the Harvest Fest bounty of success There were those making peanut butter food from pumpkins jams and jellies soap syrup from the prickly pear cactus wood carvers rug mak ers and quilters bee keepers canners and many Valdez said The young students learned a lot and more than just about past traditions of homesteaders according to Valdez Students can learn how we use the five senses as well as vocabulary and language she said They also learned math skills in cluding fractions and units of food measurement like tablespoons and she added Volunteers included Cindy Parr Andela Cowart Barbara Martens Linda Chang Pam Vaught Grey Canfield Grace Canfield Randy Watson Vivian Knight Helen Zipp Donna Wofford Debbie Almaguer Tina Walton Michelle Sullivan An drea Salter Dr and Mrs Molnar Melanie Brandt Lisa Anderson Leticia Daneshmand Larry Mueller Betsey Shows and Robin Hemdon Canyon High School twirlers lead the way Shown are the CHS twirlers LR kneeling Lori Rice cohead twirler Trisha Eilers cohead twjrler standing Laurianne Mar tin Melissa Blalock These twirl ers received UIL Superior ratings in class I solo competition Not pictured twirlers Devon Owens and April Quaid who received Ex cellent ratings on their class III solo performances CISD photo by Don Clark Dear Santa r ib for Send Us Your Letters to Santa The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung will send your letter to Santa Glaus and will publish your letter in a special Christmas Greetings section on December 24th Mail your letter to The HeraldZeitung Drawer 311328 New Braunfels TX 781311328 Dear Santa From