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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 15, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas                                HeraldZeitung g Thursday May O 6 i T u N G Education NBISD Enroll now for summer computer camp New Braunfcls ISO will offer a computer camp during June for NBISD students currently enrolled in grades 25 or grades 68 Students may register for one two three or four weeks of classes The cost for each week a student attends will be Students must preregister and prepay no later than Friday May 23 Registration information is avail able at each campus that serves stu dents in grades 28 Payment must be made by check payable to NBISD Both payment and the completed registration form must be turned in at the students campus office by the 23rd Classes will run Monday through Friday from 8 Students in grades 25 will meet at Memorial Elementary School and students in grades 68 will meet at New Braunfels Middle School in the Fine Arts wing off Butcher Students will work on Macintosh computers and have the opportunity to be trained in the use of word pro cessing spread sheet database and multimedia software Please call the Office of Special Programs at 6206200 for more infor mation NBHS female cadets take state awards The New Braunfcls High School Marine Corps JROTC cadets ad vanced to the State Military Skills Meet where two teams took first place in their events The Female Basic Drill Team of Josephine Aleman Sara Arrendondo Kristina Dickens Rosa Espinoza Natalie Goff Monica Juarez April Luna Alice Ott Denise Perez and Victoria Stauffer won tops honors for their drill abilities The Female PhysicalFitness team of athletes April Luna Victoria Stauffer Monica Juarez and Rosa Espinoza completed a succession of push ups sit ups and then ran two miles to earn first place They and the other cadets of the unit were encouraged by Senior In structor Lt Col Owen Rcnfro and Assistant Instructor 1st Sgt Ron Sommer SINCE Jv NBISD photo by LESLIE KRIEWALDT Displaying the medals they won at the recent Pentathlon the above New Braunfels Middle School students placed fourth in the entire South Texas Region They are left to right Adam Daw Mike Phillips John Schulze Robert Slade Regan Towal Alina Fitzsimmons Michelle Dokken and Julian Guerrero NBMS pentathletes win medals at regionals On Saturday April 12 eight New Braunfels Middle School scholars competed in the Region I Academic Pentathlon in Alice The students and their competitors had 45 minutes to write an essay based on John Knowles novel A Sepa rate and 30minute timedtests on science social studies and math The culmination of the contest was the Super Quiz This years topic was Space The Final Students compete in one of three levels hon ors scholastic and varsity Members of the team included Regan Towal Michelle Dokken and John Schulze Honors Adam Daw Alina Fitzsimmons and Mike Phillips and Robert Slade and Julian Guerrero Overall the team placed fourth out of 14 teams in the South Texas region They also placed fourth in the Super Quiz Individually John won a gold medal for honors his tory and another for the overall honors category Michelle won a gold medal in honors essay writing and a bronze in honors history Alina won a bronze in scholastic essay writing Robert earned a bronze in varsity history and a gold overall for the varsity level Also Robert Mike and John won indi vidual gold medals for scoring the most points on their team at their respective levels Coach Suzanne Winters said this was a remarkably focused and pleasant group of students The NBMS teacher said she enjoyed coaching them and her reward was in seeing them do so well NBISD photo by LESLIE KRIEWALDT The above New Braunfels Middle School were identified by Duke University as having exceptional scholastic ability Seated left to right are Regan Towal Joshua Allison Jacob Dean and Justin Agans Behind them stand Chris Krejci Philip Janzen Jordan Ballast Christophe Wood Eric Radtke Bekah Stolhandske Nicole Skalomenos Ashley Smith Amanda Johnson Leeanna Boodee Landin Biggers and Abby Hafner Duke spotlights 16 for scholastic potential Like other New Braunfels ISO schools the middle school staff is committed to developing its students potentials On a campus filled with talent and potential 16 NBMS seventhgraders have been singled out by the annual Duke University Talent Identifica tion process To qualify for the search students were required to score significantly above the national mean on the Col lege Board Scholastic Assessment Test or the American College Testing program Of the 97 NBMS students eligible to take one of the tests 58 participated Of those youngsters 16 will be honored at a state recognition cer emony To be honored at Trinity Uni versity on June 5 arc Justin Agans Joshua Allison Jordan Ballast Landin Biggers Lecana Boodee Jacob Dean Abby Hafner Philip Janzen Amanda Johnson Chris Krcjci Eric Radtke Nicole Skalomenos Ashley Smith Bekah Stolhandske Regan Towal and Chrisph Wood When meeting with the parents of the students who participated in the search Coordinator of Special Pro grams Joe Parra commended the students for both their academic achievement and efforts in participat ing in the Duke ID process The 16 NBMS seventh graders will be recognized at the NBISD School Board meeting Tuesday May 20 at 7 New Braunfels ISO Calendar of Events May 15 Districtwide injhe cafeteria from New Braunfels High School Senior Awards Banquet in the NBHS Cafeforium May 16 New Braunfels High School Band Banquet 7 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Hall May 19 New Braunfels Middle School Spring Band Concert at fhe high school cafetorium 7 New Braunfels Middle School Spring Choir Musical Tied to the 7 May 20 New Braunfels Middle School Spring Choir Musical Tied to fhe 7 at OakRun NBISD School Board Meeting 7 in the board room of The Education Center OakRun School PTA Meeting Spring Band Concert 7 at the high school gym May 22 Memorial Elementary Volunteer Brunch 910 in the school cafeteria NBHS Choir Pops Concert Farewell to Seniors 7 in the NBHS Cafetorium May 25 Baccalaureate in the NBHS Cafetorium May 26 Memorial Day School Day for NBISD students and staff May 28 Last Day of School NBHS Graduation Dress rehearsal 7 allowed on the field May 29 Work Day The Nw Braunfels Braunfcls independent istrative Information Leslie Kriewaldk fa call 6206200 about district events and dates student and staff achievements gndother NBISQ news NBHS Graduation is Thursday May 29 at 8 pjn at Unicorn Stadium Educating everyone takes everyone Weekdays 24 Hours a Day Weekends FREE ACTIWTION Sign up today RadiqShack will program your new phone and activate service right in the store AT NO EXTRA COST TO YOU Requires new activation and minimum service commitment Some restrictions may apply Maynot be available in all areas or on all plans See store for details Hurry offer ends ipiw Ite i With activation A Value Cellular with allday battery Dial 20 frequently called numbers by a simple 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