New Braunfels Herald Zeitung, February 24, 2000, Page 7

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

February 24, 2000

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 24, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas Thursday February HERALDZEITUNG Page NBISD BRIEFS Winter Guard earns first place award Members of the New Braunfels High School Winter Guard ensemble took first place in movement and equipment and second place overall in the Scholastic AA Division during competition Feb 19 at Clark High School in San Antonio The guard will proceed to the TECA South Texas Regional competition on March 18 and to the TECA state championships on March 25 Volunteer of the Year selected OakRun sixth grader Jessica Potter received the Youth Volunteer of the Year award from the YMCA of Comal County She was nominated by the YMCA for her willingness to help out in the PrimeTirne pro gram she has been enrolled in since 1997 Jessica has a cheerful funloving disposition She is always willing to help younger children with their snacks home work and arts and crafts as well as looking out for them on field stated the nomination let ter Potter was recognized at the YMCA of San Antonio and the Hill Countrys 113th annual vol unteer recognition banquet at the Doubletree Hotel in San Antonio Project Graduation Taco Bell Night New Braunfels High School Project Graduation 2000 organiz ers are joining forces with Taco Bell 249 N Loop 337 for a spe cial fundraiser on March 1 Taco Bell will donate 10 per cent of the days sales to NBHS Project Graduation From 6 to students from NBHS will serve as hosts for diners in the restaurant Project Graduation organizers also are rejoining efforts with Lubys Cafeteria to raise money for the annual graduation celebra tion Pick up a blue card for New Braunfels High School or a pink card for Canyon High School at local businesses and present the card to the cashier when eatting at Lubys in New Braunfels Lubys will donate 5 percent of the total bill before taxes to Project Graduation Cards are valid through May 14 Those who do not have a card can request one from the Lubys cashier Basketball legend to speak at NBHS George Gervin of the San Antonio Spurs organization will speak to New Braunfels High School freshmen on Friday Feb 25 at on the benefits of staying in school The event is sponsored by Communities in Schools An inspirational speaker Gervin joined the Spurs as a com munity relations representative in 1994 He played a total of 14 years dividing time among the ABA CBA and NBA He played 12 years for the Spurs and also served as an assistant coach under John Lucas NBMS induction slated March 6 Students at New Braunfels Middle School who are eligible for National Junior Honor Society will be inducted on March 6 dur ing ceremonies at the school gym at 7 Dr Peterson a professor at Southwest Texas State University will be the guest speaker For more information contact NBMS teacher Peter Magargee at 625 7728 EDUCATION Hitting a NBISD photo note Of the thousands of band students In Texas more than each year begin the audition process to make the state level in band Four students from New Braunfels High School have attained that level Pictured from left back row are Dustin Schulze and Alan Janzen and front row Alex Rodriguez and Lauren Gaskamp The stu dents go through four levels of auditions and must attain a high enough chair at each level to go on to the next The levels are District Region Area and All State This is the second year that Schulze Janzen and Gaskamp have made All State Band and the third year that Rodriguez has earned the All State honor Members of the All State Band were hon ored by the New Braunfels ISO Board of Trustees during the February meeting AROUND THE DISTRICT NBISD photo The Challenge students at Lone Star Elementary gave HyperStudio presentations to their parents recently about a rain forest animal of their choice Along with these they sang songs and read poetry about the rain forest This was a culminating activity to their study of the rain forest Sitting from left are Hannah McCoy Samantha Allen Kyle Chappell Kara Sydney Krimm Lauren Carver Standing from left are Miryea Ayala teacher Betty Hunt Quinton Fernandes Lance Bartling j Cameron Kotara Jack Rhoades and Noah Pentecost Not pic tured is Blake Bassett The HeraldZeitung offers an Education page to local public school districts New Braunfels Independent School Districts page is compiled by its public information office To submit information or for questions call 6206200 photo at left Cesar Castilleja vice president of the New Braunfels Jaycees Club donates to the New Braunfels High School Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps program for its help with recent fundraisers ROTC cadets helped the Jaycees with its food booth at the Comal County Fair and Wurstfest Is Your Psoriasis Driving You CRAZY If you have psoriasis there are new investigational drugs for your symptoms Volunteers needed for research study involving an investigatfonal medication Must be at least 16 years old and hove chronic plaquetype psoriasis for at least 12 months Qualified patients will be compensated up to If you ore interested Call Central Texas Health Research Frank C Hampefi New Braunfels 6299036 3963101 Scguhi San Antonio 630 6090900 NBISD photo New Braunfels High School student Laura Wong has been des ignated as a semifinalist in the nationwide 19992000 Coca Cola Scholars Program Wong is the only candidate to repre sent NBISD for this national award She was honored for this award by members of the New Braunfels Independent School District Board of Trustees during the February meeting She is pictured with her parents Gary and Jessi Wong and school board member Dr Don Bedford MAGNIFICENT LUNCHES PINNERS DELIGHTFUL PESSERTS GREAT GIFTS MORE WEEK PAY LUNCH SPECIALS BTART AT PAIUY WINE TASTING OPEN EVERYPAY AT 11 AM 0 OMAfS HAUS I I 1 RESTAURANT Jwst Off IH35 Exit 189 On Hwy 46 New Braunfels Texas 8306253280 Unsung Hero not celebrated in song or verse one that is much admired and shows courage If you know of an Unsung Hero in our community fill out the information below as your nom ination for this years New Braunfels Unsung Hero This years winners will be featured in the 2000 Horizons Issue published on March 26 Deadline for Nomination is March 1 2000 Unsung Hero of the Year Nomination Form Your Name Your Phone Nominee Name Nominee Nominee Phone Your Reason For Nominating This Person For Unsung Hfro Please mail to Unsung Hero Herald drop off at our office located at 707 Landa 311328 New Braunfels Tex 78132 or If more space is needed than provided above please attach to the form you have questions or need Information about this years nominations for unsung Hero call Margaret Edmonson at 6259144 ;