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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 21, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas HeraldZeitung O Thursday August O 9A Education Page NBHS Unicorn Band honors its own Wunderlich to receive national honor Ronnie Wunderlich agricultural education instructor and Future Farmers of America ad visor at New Braunfels High School will receive the National FFA Organizations Honorary American FFA Degree Wunderlich was nominated for the degree by the National FFA board of directors at its recent meeting The degree is the highest honorary degree presented by the FFA It recognizes those who are helping advance agricultural education and the FFA and who have ren dered outstanding service This year 56 teachers of agricultural education were nominated to receive the degree during the 70th National FFA Convention in Kansas City MO Nov 1315 During Wunderlichs 25 years at new Braunfels High School four students have earned the FFA degree 65 students received the state FFA degree and five students earned state proficiency awards Also 13 gold seven silver and 10 bronze emplems were awarded for accom plishments in state career development event Each year at least 50 of the nations agricul tural education teachers receive the Honorary American FFA degree Outstanding Quar termaster Machel Faulkner John Phillip Sousa Award Jaime AlvarezCalderon Outstanding Polka Band David Gettys Louis Armstrong Award Dillon Buhl AllState Bassoon ist Loren Woods Kingsbury named to state board New Braunfels High School Ath letic Director Tim Kingsbury was re cently named to the board of directors of the Texas High School Coaches Association He serves a fiveyear term on the board which represents and serves the state organization wisely knew he would keep them in the same good i shape that he keeps the NBISD ath letic programs Chances to Meet the Teacher scheduled The supplies are put away the first week of school is almost over and now that the students have met their teachers it is time for their parents to meet them as wel 1 Meet the Teacher nights are an opportunity for parents to familiarize themselves with their childs school and its staff It is also a great time to ask questions about homework the teachers expectations jfbr students and other items of j The following dates have been set aside for open houses Thursday Aug 21 Seele Elemen tary 5th Graders and their parents are invited to the school cafeteria at 7 Monday Aug 25 Memorial El ementary students and parents be gin their evening at the school caf eteria at Tuesday Aug 26 Carl Schurz El ementary fourth and fifth graders get to show off their school to their parents after a meeting in the caf eteria at 7 Tuesday Aug 26 Seele Elemen tary 3rd Graders and their parents start their evening in the school cafeteria at 7 Thursday Aug 28 Memorial Pri mary is open for visitors after a meeting in the cafeteria at Thursday Aug 28 Seele Elemen tary 4th Graders proudly show off their classrooms after a meeting in the cafeteria at 7 Monday Sept Lone Star Primary if from A brief meeting in the cafeteria begins the evening Monday Sept 8 Now that New Braunfels Middle School seventh and eighth graders have figured out where their lockers and classrooms are they will show their parents after a meeting at 7 Thursday Sept 11 OakRun School hosts a barbecue fundraiser fol lowed by an open house Plates are in advance and at the door Serving begins at 6 Monday Sept 15 Lamar Primary prekindergartners and kindergart ners and their parents begin the first of many Meet the Teacher nights at Monday Sept 15 New Braunfels High School students and their par ents are invited to an open house at 7 In the heat and early hours of morning band practice last Mays band banquet may just be a dim memory for Unicorn musicians However their accomplishments have not faded Rather many of these faces are the leaders of this years marching band The 199697 band was under the direction of Beth Bronk Clay Zientek Becky Puckett and Melissa Townsend This year the band will be led by Bronk Puckett Randy Leifeste and Townsend This years band has almost 325 members Zientek is directing the Unicorn Band members of the future as the head director at New Braunfels Middle School After school care offered through NBISD YMCA Many working parents have to trust that their childrens after school time is safe and productive This year New Braunfels ISO and the Comal County YMCA are offering a trustworthy alternative to latch keys Parents will find afterschool programs at NBISDs primary and elementary schools Lamar Primary Lone Star Primary Memorial Primary Carl Schurz Elementary Memorial El ementary and Seele Elementary The program begins when school is dis missed and continues through 6 The fee is per week Limited fi nancial assistance is available Parents may register their children in the program throughout the school year For an additional cost a fullday camp is offered on week days when school is not in session The YMCA Campus Community Program incorpo rates five support services for young children and their families in the educational system and community The components development appropriate academic physi cal social and emotional skills in youth According to the YMCA the after school program includes an academic assistance center for children and a nutrition center where children can get nutritious afterschool snacks and lessons on proper nutrition Present too is a social development center where social com petencies such as communication skills and conflict resolution are taught a youth health and wellness center to promote physical fitness and an en richment center that includes handson activities involving science music drama arts and crafts The program is licensed by the Texas Depart ment of Protective and Regulatory Services For more information call Ginny Eanes YMCA of Comal County at 606YMCA New Braunfels ISO Calendar of Events Aug 23 Aug 26 don Sept I Seele Elementary Meet the Teacher for 5th Graders 7pm New Braunfels High School Football scrimmages Kerrville at home 7pm New Braunfels High School Volleyball plays in the Northside Tournament 6 New Braunfels High School Football Photo Day Unicom Reid Sam Memorial Elementary Meet the Carl Schurz Elementary Meet the 7 Seele Elementary Meet the Teacher for 3rd Graders 7pm Memorial Primary Meet the 6U5 Seele Elementary Meet the Teacher for Mth Graders 7pm Day Holiday For NBISD Into fr nutty Lunch Menus Call tbe Hotline 62062OO Weekdays f 24 Hours a Day Weekends The New Braunfels HeraldZeitung pivvides an Educationpa school districts New Braunfels Independent SchooDfstncts page is published on Thursdays and is compiled by NBISD Public Information Officer Leslie Kriewaidt To submit information or for questions please call 6206200 NBISD strives to keep patrons informed Jbout district events and dates student and staff achievements and other NBISD news Educating everyone takes everyone Outstanding Seniors Brett Cline and Yvonne Vasquez Outstanding Silver Band Members Stan Killian and Lisa Wyatt Outstanding Juniors Mark AHen Heather SaathoffLeifeste Outstanding Blue Band Members Chris Diaz and Katie ONeal Outstanding Sophomores Scott Spanky Morgan and Heather Osborne Outstanding White Band Members Jason Scranton and Andrea Aguirre Outstanding Freshmen Chris Millett and Lizette Moncivias Outstanding Gold Band Member Kevin Hutcheson The Band Boostsers awarded scholarships to the four graduates above Beginning their college careers this fall are left to right Jaime AlvarezCalderon Yvonne Vasquez Stan Killian and Brett Nelson
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