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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 9, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas                                February 2001 HERALDZEITUNG Page 3A Former prosecutors decry pardon WASHINGTON AP Former prosecutors complained to Congress on Thursday that President Clinton never consulted with them before granting a pardon to fugitive financier Marc Rich just before leav ing Morris Sandy a former assistant told the House panel looking into Clintons lastminute pardons it appears that the president received no input from anyone who had knowledge of the case from the prosecution Its like looking at half the score board and thinking you know the Weinberg said at a hearing called by Dan the Republican chairman of the House Government Reform who has lived in Switzerland since just before he was indicted in the United States in was accused of evading more than million in committing fraud and participating in illegal oil deals with Former White House counsel Jack who had made Richs case to testified Thursday that he had encouraged the White House to consult the Justice Department before issuing the I did not do anything to circum vent them or keep them out of the he Clinton said Tuesday that Richs attorneys made a persuasive case for the pardon and Justice Depart ment officials approved 1A School Assistant Principal Elisa Racanelli six weeks grading period is more of an immediate grati fication than having to wait nine And I think par ents have liked that continu al New Braunfels issued grade reports every nine weeks for years but switched to a sixweek grading sched ule in we went back from a nine weeks to a six that was with the intention of reporting grades more accurately for parents in a more timely Raeanelli New Braunfels teach ers have a way to track the peaks and valleys of a stu dents progress more Racanelli We wanted teachers to be aware that we needed to con tinually monitor a childs Racanelli For students it makes them more I still have plenty of time to bring my grade in the nineweek 1 have six weeks to get The University Inter scholastic Leagues no no play rule depends on accurate grade reports based on a sixweek The biggest benefit of being on a six weeks grad ing period is that it coincides exactly with junior counselor Donna Leifeste It takes a lot out of the a little more work for the its a little more work for the reg but it keeps grading in Leifeste said sending out grade reports every six weeks could be more efficient and responsive to students I using a sixweeks grading period as a positive for kids because they get more frequent feedback on their Nine weeks is a long time until a she And it spread so much confusion in terms of eligi It was so When am I when am I not Other than its less work for the edu I dont see a bene One byproduct might be that teachers who wanted to conclude a unit of study with in the sixweek grading peri od could also break the mate rial up into bitesize pack ages for Teachers create units that work neatly in the threeto six week Racanelli They definitely want to finish the unit within that time so they can have a con crete CISD Comals assistant super Nancy has liked the idea of a nineweek grading period since her days as a principal in the One of the biggest advan tages is that it allows stu dents to do longterm pro Cobb Were very much into students being able to produce something with their They have more time to gather comprehension from the lessons and actually do a pro ject from those in nine The first schools in the Comal family to try the nine week schedule were the ele mentary Elementary schools decid ed to go to nine because the report card includes more CISD Assistant Curriculum Coordinator Jan Booth They take more time for the teacher to write more per sonal reports than it used Campuses moved one by one to the nineweek pro and next Canyon High School will be the last to I believe that weve seen an increase of parent confer ences and parents and thats what its all Cobb If it makes us do a little more thats OK Whats more important is that Cobb In the grand scheme of the semes ter grade is the one that counts and goes on the tran Its a just a different Either one works for One thing helping to ingra tiate the nineweek schedule other than the fact that teachers do not have to figure as many grade could be a new computer sys tem installed this We dont do the old bubble Cobb Now with we have standardized grading at a push of a One of the biggest stumbling blocks was keeping up with those think those issues are not as significant as they were three or four years A nineweek grade report with progress reports at fourandahalf intensifies communi cation between the teacher and Cobb It allows the parents to get the information in still have four weeks to do Cobb So in nineweek grad ing that gives a par 1A recalled ijj that all her boyfriends left for World War I and they didnt all come One was only gone to the war for a week when we found out he had been she Another was a pilot and he was always trying to get me to go up in his air she recalled with a Someone Do you remember the Great Depression Remember it she asked incredulous Well I didnt starve Richards graduated from Baylor University in Waco and got married in She moved with her hus band to New Braunfels when she was It was very interesting to take a drive when we first got All the chil j dren playing didnt spoke GermansThere1 were only people here she Her husband Harvey built many homes and the Methodist Church in New Richards said she was very proud of She also was proud of the five oak trees that she and her husband planted that are still standing after 70 years at Stonewall and Walnut Lola and her husband Harvey never had any chil They had decided to adopt on two different occasions but disasters of historical proportions changed their The first was the and the second was the bombing of Pearl Harbor Everyone was fright to raise a child in that she Richards said the best memories of her life included visiting Austria and hearing the von Trapp who inspired the movie The Sound of She also thought Hawaii was like heaven and enjoyed riding a camel in the Holy When asked who her hero she Nobody could ever love their husband as much as I did They were married for 54 Richards said the secret to living a long life was clean My life is an open book and Ive got nothing to Anyone can read she Obituaries VOSS Thelma Voss passed away on in New Braunfels at the age of 94 She is survived by two Jeraldine Games and husband of New and Dorothy Stapleton and hus band of New Braun fels one Jerome Voss arid wife of Canyon Texas three Kathy Susan Dirst and Jon Games five great grandchildren one Smith of San Texas one Christie Smith of San Texas and numerous nieces and Voss was pre ceded in death by her Valentine Voss in November and by three sisters and three Visitation will begin at 5 Thursday at the Zoeller Funeral Home and continue until service time Friday at the Zoeller Funeral Services will be at 2 Fri day at the Zoeller Funeral ilfpine with interment to low in the Guadalupe Valley Memorial The family has requested that memorial NEW BRAUNFELS HERALDZEITUNG Published on Sunday morn ings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Friday by the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung USPS 377880 707 Larida or Drawer New Comal Texas 78131 Periodical postage paid by the New Braunfels Herald Zeitung in New Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties three six one Senior Cit izen Discounts by carrier deliv ery only six one Mail delivery out side Comal County in Texas three six one Mail outside Texas six one Subscribers who have not received a newspaper by 6 Tuesday through Friday and by 7 Friday and Sun day can call 830 6259144 Postmaster Send address changes to the New Braunfels Drawer New contributions be given to Hos pice New HOME Atomic Outlawi Maturing FriSPM Shell Coe Febth Sat 9PM stalling No Cover Souveniri Through refinance rate you may have ine opportunity to save 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