Friday, May 11, 2001

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 11, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas Page 8A HBRALDZRITUNU May EDUCATION Contact CISD public information officer Kari Hutchison at Around the District Students complete exchange in Italy BY KARI HUTCHISON CISD Public Information Officer Massafra in Southern Italy was the destination for five Smithson Valley High School students and their teacher Gappy Felger Adams in early Their twoweek visit was the cul mination of an exchange program between Institute Liceo Agrario de Mondelli in Massafra and Smithson Valley We were ambassadors for our Adams The exchange program allows us to open our minds and learn from each It was last Thanksgiving when students from Liceo spent three weeks at Smithson This time Amber Cristal Dawn Jessica Campros and Shawna Rogers were able to the Coliseum in the live with Italian families and attend school at Liceo for eight Liceo is an agrarian school so While the girls were they Were exposed to agricultural they discussed the merits of organic farming as corn Spared to industrialized farming and the ethical merits of genetically altering feed and The people were really nice and tried to speak with said who plans on studying From Amber Cristal Jessica Campros and Shawna School stand in front of the Coliseum in Southern international business at Texas A M at Corpus Both Hughes and Rogers explained that the normal high school career in Italy is five Everyone gets along at the school there are no social Rogers The exchange program is conduct ed through the Council on Inter national Educational Adams conducted a similar ex change program with a Costa Rican school last CISD photo Gappy Felger Dawn Rogers of Smithson Valley High Rome during their recent visit to I was most impressed with how advanced the elementary students are in Adams In first they are writing in cursive and She also described how the older students go to school six days a week but only until 1 each day because including the entire is encouraged to have lunch with their family and Stores reopen at 3 and stu dents do their homework from 3 to 7 each CISD photo Three students in Sherry Metzgers SAGE gifted and tal ented class at Bulverde Elementary swept the essay con test held by the Daughters of the Republic Alamo Heroes The theme was The Runaway From Michelle Belto won Richelle Trube took and Courtney Lairsey won first CISD photo Stephen Cheney of Smithson Valley High School won sec ond place in spelling and vocabulary at the regional level and competed at the state contest of the University Interscholastic League academic Emily also of Smithson Valley was an alternate to the state meet after winning fourth place in ready UIL acade mic coordinator is Justine SEALYMATTRESS CLOSEOUT SALE CISD photo Canyon Highs wind ensemble band took sweepstakes for the fifth straight year at the recent University Interscholastic League band The band is directed by Walt The schools symphonic under the direc tion of Mark also won Seniors in the band are front from Sean Robbie Jamie Donahue and Heather Blankenship and back from Mandy Jonathan Erin Cerise Schlichting and Gloria CISD photo Amanda a junior at Canyon received the Editors Choice Award and Outstanding Achievement in Poetry Award from and The International Library of Her Without was published on and in the ILPs The Brilliance of Since MalliTsses Futons Furnishings 345 Business 35 New Braunfels 8306255513 Toll Free 36 l CISD photo Valerie back a childrens counselor at the New Braunfels1 Womens accepted two out of this world quilts made by students in Elizabeth Adams thirdgrade class at Frazier The quilts feature the spaceships and sun which were part of a space unit that the students studied this CISD Briefs Technology fair set for Saturday The public is invited to visit the Technology Fair from 1 to Saturday at Canyon Intermediate Students and teachers will be displaying about 40 technologyrelated projects they have produced during the school The dis trict has upgraded its tech nology and provided exten sive teacher It continues to incorporate the use of technology in the Someone attending the fair will be the lucky win ner of a computer system provided by M A For call Glen the districts director of instructional at Final concerts scheduled May means music throughout Comal Comal school district as students will be presenting their final The concerts are on the campus indicated unless otherwise noted 7 Friday Smithson Valley High Choir Pops Concert 7 Monday Canyon Middle band con cert at the Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre 7 Tuesday Arlon Seay Intermediate band concert 7 Tuesday Spring Branch Middle Choir Pops Concert and May 18 Canyon Middle Choir Lasagna II The HeraldZeitung will publish a 16 page tab to Publication Date Wednesday May 30 Congratulate your Graduate Includes photo and message I Come to the Mail or Email the following 707 Landa New TX 78130 abenson@heraldzeitung.com Name of Graduate Name of School Your Message M 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