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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 22, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas WEDNESDAY sstr FROM BEHIND Canyon Cougarettes bounce back after a slow start to claim victory over Lockhart leaving their record at 92 In district play Page 5A COUPON DVD PLAYER Buy a Cingular Wireless Samsung S307 phone from Lone Star Wireless and get a DVD player free Page since 14 pages 2 sections CLICK soe DEAR ABBY 4B COMICS High Low 87 57 Details 26 I FORUM 1 SPORTS 3B m 4A 6B 56A 4B Efficiency a top goal for Reaves Li By Dylan Jimenez IV Staff Writer New Braunfels Independent School District goals for 200304 include academic standards district growth and tight fiscal management NBISD trustees approved six goals for Superin tendent Ron Reaves Tuesday l Trustees and Reaves met Sept 29 with aTexas Association of School Boards consultant to create pie goals from the District Improvement Plan f I Trustees will expect Reaves to ensure NBISD students master the Texas Essential Knowledge Skills standards He should also nurture school family and community partnerships to ensure Mgliacademic achievement and student development The districts academic goals are probably the most important goals for Reaves said Lee Edwards board i Reaves will have to balanced budget for fiscal year 200405 focusing on cutting costs and improving efficiencies To deal with district growth Reaves is asked to develop a longterm district growth plan address ing existing bond status anticipating bond needs See REAVES Page 3A r credibility of Ulloa source By Ron Maloney Staff Writer Narcotics investigators Tuesday testified to pur chases of pounds of marijuana from a New Braun fels man accused of drug charges that could send him to prison for the rest of his life Testimony by a former officer of the Comal County Metropolitan Narcotics Task Force and Department of Public Safety undercover investi gators revealed details of the investigation that resulted in the arrest of Terry Ulloa in July 2000 Ulloa 45 faces up to two life terms in prison if cpnvicted on allegations that he possessed with intent to deliver marijuana methamphetamine and cocaine in a drugfree zone Former sheriffs deputy Pete Arroyo testified TUesday the target of the investigation that led to Ulloa on at least one point became suspicious qf the officer when Arroyo refused to give the man any marijuana he had just bought Youre not a narc are you Because thats what narcs dothey dont share their Arroyo See TRIAL Page 3A PRONTand CENTER Schools build up up up Students at New Braunfels Middle School walk to class unfazed by the continuing construction going DAVID on around them The million project is slated to be finished sometime next month SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION UPDATES Now Braunfels ISP Projects STATUS PROJECTED COST m Mjmonaprojects Lone Star Elementary million pjanned compietipn million Noyernber J million December 2004 planned completion miilibn Comal ISO Projects Canyon Cakearia high schopr iSTATUS planjjed June planned completion JJ5 million Not yet known 11J COST flLmJlion million Upgrade projects are likely for Seele By Dylan Jim6nez Staff Writer New Braunfels Independent School District trustees Tues day were presented concep tual design drawings for reno vations at Seele Elementary The Seele renovation costs and timelines have not been projected Officials now will start to develop schematic designs for board approval The Seele project will cor rect drainage problems replace a canopy upgrade technology and covered walk ways and replace restrooms throughout the campus The front entrance also will be renovated The school district is reno vating Seele for the samerea sqns it has renoyatecl several other campuses said Daryl Stoker NBISD facilities man agement director Many of the NBISD structures are old and need to be modernized About million in ren ovations at the high school have been completed Stoker said Vocational classrooms a competition gym an audito rium and a band hall and choir area have been com pleted Projects at the Memorial campuses are set to be com plete Nov 30 Stoker said This summer the roofing system was completed at Memorial Primary the exterior wall sys tem was completed at Memo rial Elementary and six class rooms were added at Memor ial Intermediate By the end of November the New Braunfels Education Center renovations should be complete Stoker said The centers basement has been completed to include a new video studio and technology repair center Exterior win dows are being restored by historic preservation special ists Renovations are near completion at the Academy See SCHOOLS Page 3A Senate passes ban on partialbirth abortions 6434 By Jim Abrams Writer WASHINGTON The Senate cm Tuesday voted to bantheprac abprUon sendipg President Bush sj measure that supporters and fees alike said alter the future of US rights A epurt challenge js cenain in the bill right to end a pregnancy This is an enormous day its been a long sev enyear fight about the issue of partial birth said Sen gain Brownback JMCan He was a leader of the drive to end abortions gener aUy carried out in the sec ond or third trimester in legislation that will end an abhorrent practice and continue tQ bujld a r Opponents the bttl tance for djferent reasons Thii indeed a his toric said Sea Bar bara Boxen Iea4 Sen Torn Harkin warned that the abortion ban was a first step toward overturning the 1973 eowt ruling I see where this is going a eouple of votes here or tfjere m the nest you can Jipe v Wade The vote came three weeks after the House passed the same measure by the bm which Republicans had House in 1995 and the president ha4 said he would sign it into law
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