Thursday, February 6, 1997

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 6, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas R n HeraidZeHana O Thursday February Education NBISD Academic decathletes bring home medals Competing in he large school di vision of the Texas Academic De cathlon three New Braunfcls High School students represented their school at the regional meet The meet was hosted by Killccn High School Jan 17 and 18 Traveling to Killccn with NBHS Academic Decathlon Sponsor Chris Smith were Kyle Baker Nathanial peling in the Varsity division Kevin won a gold medal in the Interview category In the same category com peting in the Scholastic division Natrmntal earned a silver medal Each student also won a participation medal Decathletes earn points in the fol lowing events economics science mathematics social studies language and literature fine arts essay a per sonal interview speech and the super Schools with a student enrollment above compete in the large school division Vying in the medium school divi sion arc those campuses with 75 to students while schools with a student enrollment of 750 or below compete as a small school District to conduct screenings for early childhood program The New Braunfcls ISO Special Education Department is conducting Early Childhood screening for the Program for Preschool Children with Disabilities PPCD on March 5 6 The screenings are a free public service provided to examine children ages three tosix who reside in NBISD and arc suspected of having vision hearing medical or fine gross motor difficul ties If difficulties arc discovered jur thcr evaluations will be offered to determine if the child is eligible to receive special education services To schedule a screening contact the Special Education Department at The Education Center 430 W Mill Street or by telephoning 6206200 by Feb 25 NBISD thanks employees for dedication and caring Bach month New Braunfcls ISD recognizes a differ ent group of employees who contribute to the districts educational climate On Thursday Feb 6 NBISDshowcd appreciation for its counselors Communities In Schools staff diagnosticians therapists librarians and atten dance liaison Feb 37 is National School Counseling Week NBISD counselors include Shelley Cook Lone Star and Lamar Norccn Means Memorial Primary Irene Clancy Memorial Elementary Teresa Jimenez Carl Sam Wotipka Secle Mary McBrydc OakRun School Gcnclle Parra and Tructt Goss New Braunfcls Middle School and Norval Skov Irma Alvarado Pat Carlson and Forrest McBryde New Braunfcls High School Dickie Guthrie assists in the NBHS counselors office Employed by Teen Connection but providing assistance with the Carl Elementary aftcrschool program are Counselors Chris DiRaddo and Janet Fischer As the districts attendance liaison Irma Perez works with students and staff at all nine NBISD schools The Greater New Braunfels Communities in Schools personnel benefit students and families through efforts involving local agencies and resources The following CIS project directors work on these campuses Elizabeth Trevino LoneStar Janet Fellows Lamar BarbaraSchcll Ketchum Memorial Primary Dee Miller Memorial ElemcKtfry Susan Welz Seele and Mary Gutierrez New Braunfels Middle School Also contributing to the program are Joan Nemcc program coordinator and Cynthia Diaz case management specialist Providing diagnostic information on students arc associate school psychologists Anita Barsalou Carl Schunr and Secle elcmentarics Karic Lorenz Lamar and Lone Star primaries and New Braunfcls High School Tina Wchner New Braunfcls Middle School and Stephen Wisecarver Memorial and Carl Schurz elementary schools Educational Diagnosticians Donna Gordon Memorial Primary and OakRun and Stephanie Hataway New Braunfcls High School also provide this service School librarians arc Dolores Spiccr New Braunfcls High School Owen Ebcrhart New Braunfels Middle School Vicki Mason OakRun School Gloria Kolacek Carl Schurz Barbara Tuch Seelc and Virginia Smith Lamar Lone Star Memorial Primary and Memorial Elementary schools Also making libraries special places for students arc assistants Sherry Santos New Braunfcls High School Claudia Mcndcnhall New Braunfcls Middle School Karen Schneider Scelc Elementary Susan Buch Memo rial Elementary Carol Bursey Lamar Maria Martinez Lone Star and Myrna George Memorial Primary Working where they arc needed districtwidc are Sue Taylor occupational therapist and Michelc Boatright physical therapist Speech Therapist Lisa Gonzalez works with young sters at Memorial Primary while Speech Therapists Judcnc Goodson helps students at the middle school and high school and Lcticia Gonzaics The EducationCenter and Memorial Elementary Also providing speech therapy arc assistants Phil Kline Lamar Primary Carl Schurz Elementary and OakRun and Sue Bchm Lamar Primary and Sccle Elementary New Braunfels ISD Calendar of Events New Braunfels High School Band Winter Concert in the school cafetorium Student Development Days End of Fourth SixWeek Grading Period Holiday School Board Meeting 7 Senior Prom Citizens 68 in the Canyon High School Commons This is a free dance for area senior citizens hosted by NBISD and CISD Youth Show Holiday for Spring Break Bad weather day to be used to makeup for Monday Jan 13 which was cancelled due to hazardous weather Feb II i Feb 1314 m 17 18 March 14 March 2428 NBISD photo by LESLIE KRIEWALDT Senator impressed with Seele letter writers Last semester Senator Judith Zaff irinl visited Seele Elementary and spoke to the schools third fourth and fifth graders Not long after Zaff irinl received 413 letters from Seele students thanking her for visit and asking her questions She was so impressed with the Seele students manners and letters that she in turn wrote each student a personalized letter complete with handwritten comments The senator is shown above with Seele students Scott Sauls third grade Christine Kivlin fourth grade Matthew Natal third grade and Juan Campos third grade The senator said she has spoken to youngsters at hundreds of schools and none responded as overwhelmingly as Seeles students had Principal Linda Schlather invited the senator a former educator to speak about the importance of going to school selfesteem and making smart decisions Community Ed offers defensive driving and more Give yourself an early Valentine gift by taking up a new hobby or learning a different skill The following classes offered by New Braunfels ISD Community Edu cation begin in the next two weeks For more information or to register call 6206200 Classes fill quickly so call to reserve a place in the classes of your choice Step Aerobics Conditioning Get in shape with Tamara Grau on Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays Class meets from 910 in the Academy Street Gym Cost is per Defensive Driving Offered soyeralnimes through out the month this sixhour class satisfies court referrals for traffic tickets and citations and insurance require ments Saturday classes meet Feb 8 or 22 from 8 Weekday classes arc taught on Tuesday Feb 18 and Thursday Feb 20 from 69 Nationally awarded instructor Bill Hightowcr teaches class in the library of The Education Center Tuition is Storytelling Made Easy Learn to tell a tale to any audience and at any level from Dr Joe Moore on Thursdays from Feb 627 With a minimum of lecturing and lots of class participation Moore will teach in the VEH classroom of The Education Center from Tuition is 19 Nurses Aid Training This sthteapprovcd training program includes classroom and clinical instruction and prepares students for the state CNAcxam Session I meets from Feb 7March 2 on Fridays Saturdays and Sundays The Friday course is taught from 610 while the Saturday and Sundays classes meet from 9 For additional information call Janet Fuller LVN at 6209696 Tuition is CPR Basic Learn adult and infant CPR as well as the Heimlich maneuver in this class taught by Dennis Bateman on Monday Feb 10 and Thursday Feb 13 from 610 in the library of The Education Center Tuition is for Heartsavcrs which includes f6r Healthcare1 ProvWeM which Prepayment is required rid diseduhts First Aid Basic care of the injured person is aught by Dennis Bateman on Monday Feb 10 and Wednes day the 12th Students earn National Safety Council certification in thiscighthourclass that meets healthcare provider requirements Class meets from 610 in the library of The Education Center Tuition is which includes a text CPR Basic First Aid Save money on the above two classes by taking this combined class from Feb 10 12 and 13 for only Mosaic Tile on Clay Pots Using cut tile and broken china you can learn to create beautiful mosaic treasures Bette Geren teaches the fun class Feb 18 and 20 in Room C53 of New Braunfels High School from Tuition is with a supply fee The Cookies Are Here GIRL SCOUTS ILocal Girl bcont Cookie Sale Educating everyone takes everyone Enjoy your Mornings ivith the Call to TRACTOR SUPPUC2 REGISTER To WIN ONE OF THESE GREAT PRIZES DRAWING TO IE HELD FEB 15TH 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