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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - January 19, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas f 1 I Page 4A HERALDZEITUNG Sunday January Contact Features Editor Brian Grant 6289144 ext 222 FOCL to raffle vacation FROM STAFF REPORTS Friends of Canyon Lake will conduct its Dream Vaca tion Raffle drawing at 7 Jan 30 at the Guadalupe Val ley Telephone Cooperate auditorium at FM 3159 near the intersection with Texas 46 The event will also include a town hall meeting Everyone is invited FOCL is a nonprofit citi zens group In the latest fundraiser its directors have offered a total of tickets at each The winner will receive in travel cred its for deposit with his or her choice of travel agencies to be used as desired Photo submitted Joy Lindsey as Miss Julie the nurse at the Cloisters sanita rium greets a wary Mrs Savage played by Pat Ruhl in this scene from The Curious opening Circle Arts Theatres 35th season Circle Arts opens 35th season with Curious Dispatch Savage tickets on sale of the week A person or persons entered the secured proper ty of the Lomas Construc tion Company located at 9384 Schoenthal Road near Garden Ridge Ignoring a locked gate vandals attempted to set on fire two trucks on that site Some damage was incurred but the road flares they used failed to ignite the vehicles This incident occurred between Monday Dec 30 2002 and Saturday Jan 4 A trailer home used for storage was burglarized in the 3600 block of Hunter Road between Jan 4 and 5 Crooks made off with sev eral 22caliber rifles and BB guns a 27inch Sony color TV two Civil War swords and a red twoseater go cart Overnight Jan 12 and 13 someone entered a storage shed in the 3100 block of Hunter Road and took a transit and tripod along with various tools The owner of the shed reported that several weeks prior he discovered a white male going through the shed The subject left the scene in an early 80s model blue Chevrolet pickup truck with a camper shell Comal County Sheriffs investigators are working these cases but could use help Anyone who saw any thing suspicious or the vehicle described above in the area noted should call CCSO at 830 6203400 or 8854883 Those who want to help but do not want to give their name call Crime Stoppers Crime Stoppers will pay cash reward of up to for information leading to the arrest and grand jury indictment of the individu als responsible for the com mission of these crimes All calls are confidential and the caller will remain anonymous Call 830 620TIPS or 8006408422 Meetings COMAL COUNTY COM regular meeting 8 Monday New Braunfels Little League fields Loop 337 COMAL COUNTY COM MISSIONERS COURT regular meeting Thursday commissioners courtroom Commissioners Court Building 199 Main Plaza CITY OF NEW BRAUN FELS ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT meeting Thursday Qouncil Chambers New Braunfels Municipal Building 424 S Castell Ave SPECIAL TO THE Circle Arts Theatre cele brates the opening of its 35th season with John Patricks timeless comedydrama The Curious beginning Feb 6 with a champagne par ty following the performance The story involves an eccen tric widow in her mid60s who believes in giving money away to people who need their foolish dreams ful filled Her selfish stepchildren have other ideas for the mon ey and so they have her com mitted to a sanitorium to bring her to her The humor of the show evolves from Ethel Savages ability to relate to the residents who are not fully based in reality while she herself is quite sane Playing the title role will be Pat seen as the pushy neighbor in Run for Your In the roles of the greedy stepchildren are Gary Pemberton as Sen Titus Sav age and Eileen Cole as socialite Isabelle Savage The residents of The Cloisters are played by Cindy Lunch as Fairy Buz Farrell as Han nibal Carol Bisett as Flo rence Mark Hicks as Jeffrey and Robin Williams as Mrs Paddy Joy Lindsey credited with many Circle Arts The atre performances is cast as the tenderhearted nurse who cares for the residents Patrick Ricci Jr plays the wise psy chiatrist Dr Emmett who tries to protect his patients from their relatives Performances are sched uled for every Friday and Sat urday Feb 7 through March 1 at 8 with Sunday matinees at 3 Feb and 23 A benefit performance will be given for the League of Women Voters Friday Feb 7 no passes of any kind redeemable on that evening The theatre will start accepting reservations on Jan 13 at 6093092 Tickets will also be available at Chinan Things The comprehension level of the play is above that of 10 yearolds TAX SEASON IS HERE WANT YOUR MONEY FAST WE WILL PREPARE YOUR TAXES RIGHT HERE IN OUR OFFICE FAST AND ACCURATELY REFUND ANTICIPATION LOAN ELECTRONIC FILING LET US MAKE YOUR TAX SEASON ENJOYABLE 144 N CASTELL AVE A SPECIAL INVITATION JOIN Us FOR LUNCH You are cordially invited to a Coping with a Hearing Loss discussion being held at the EARING AND BALANCE INNOVATIONS CLINIC located in the Common Street Profession Bldg 1583 Common Street Suite 100 New Braunfels TX 78130 This is a community educational event There is no cost or obligation In a relaxed informative interesting and fun atmosphere Learn l i Wny you near bu cannot understand words in noise How to have a conversation with a heating impaired loved one Is there a difference in Hearing Aids and what are they How much should 1 pay for Hearing Aids What are the alternatives to Hearing Aids Why should everyone have a Hearing Test What is ear wax and can it cause a hearing loss Why do Hearing Aids squeal Are my Hearing and Balance connected Get answers to these questions and more nt Not a sales presentatipn Please choose the lunch presenta that best fits your schedule and guarantee seating by calling Suzanne at 8306278660 or toll free 8666278660 today We promise you an interesting informative and unique presentation LUNCH Every Tuesday very Tuesay AM Catering Provided by H It J S A C 0 Gllll 1583 Common Street Ne w Braunfels TX 78 130 Local Toll Free Advanced hearing wttfi attention you NBISD board to hear report on districts performance SPECIAL TO THE HERALD ZEITUNG The New Braunfels Inde pendent School District Board of Trustees will hear a report on the 20012002 Academic Excellence Indicator System report Tuesday at the regular board meeting beginning at 7 The purpose of the public report is to discuss the perfor mance of students at each school in the district New Braunfels ISD and five individual campuses received recognized status in the annual ratings of the Acade mic Excellence Indicator Sys tem released August 2002 by the Texas Education Agency The AEIS report includes the following performance indicators TAAS passing rate by grade by subject and by all grades tested Endofcourse examina tion passing rate Attendance rate for the full year Dropout rate by year High school completion rate Percent of high school stu dents completing an advanced course Percent of graduates com pleting the Recommended High School Program Placement and International Baccalaureate examination results equivalency rate and SAT and ACT examina tion participation and results Performance on all indica tors is shown disaggregated by ethnicity special education and low income status The report also provides information on school and dis trict staff finances programs and demographics NBISD reported overall reading performance on TAAS at all grade levels at 90 per cent mastery except for sixth grade which performed at upper 80 percent mastery NBISD reported overall math performance on TAAS at all grade levels at 90 per cent mastery except for third grade which earned an 89 per cent mastery level Tenth grade overall math perfor mance was above the state average NBISD reported overall writing performance on TAAS at all grade levels at 90 per cent mastery except for eighth grade which earned an 89 percent mastery level Tenth grade overall writing perfor mance was above the state average The meeting is open to the public and will be conducted in the boardroom of The Educa tion Center located at 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