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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 22, 2004, New Braunfels, Texas                                C 22 2004 ZEITUNG SPORTS STATi GAMES Nine members of the New Braunfels Rapids Track Team will participate in the TAAF Games of Texas Pages SA FORUM COLUMN Guest columnist Richard Thelan writes about how it doesnt take a scientist to know theres phos phorus in the river Page Serving New Braunfels and Comal County since 1852 vol IBS NO 10 pages 1 section CLICK www 10 chance of rain High Low 95 72 Details6A DEAR ABBY 8A COMICS FORUM OBITUARIES SPORTS TV6WDS 7A 7A 4A 3A SA 8A I 21day notice may be set for rooms By Ron Maloney Staff Writer New Braunfels Independent School District could begin requiring 21 days advance notice to use its classrooms gymnasiums or athletic fields School district trustees con sidered Tuesday a first reading of policy revisions for non school use of school facilities The policy sets out rental fees advance notification require ments and priorities for after school use of district property for meetings or other events The revisions have been cre ated by a committee that has met for several months to dis cuss the issue The biggest change in the pol icy Superintendent Ron Reaves said would be requiring 21 days notice and requiring a deposit to reserve the space Sometimes you have peo ple who walk in this morning and want to use it in the after Reaves said There are a lot of hoops the campus has to go through to make sure a building is available and prop erly equipped Thats why we need this lead Priority would go to school related functions Reaves said Second priority would go to meetings of school support groups followed by groups made up primarily of school age children employee organi zations and activities of all other See FACILITIES Page 3A I Use of classrooms athletic fields or other school facili ties outside school hours can be requested after Aug 17 by logging clicking on servic es and then facili ty For information call 6435700 Chapa named new assistant principal at ligh school By Ron Maloney Staff Writer New Braunfels Independent School Dis trict named a new assistant principal Tues day who has a name very familiar in New Braunfels Trustees announced the appointment of Aria Chapa as New Braunfels High School assistant principal Chapa is the wife of former New Braunfels Mayor Pro Tern Ramon Chapa Jr and the daughterinlaw of Ramon Chapa local businessman and civic leader who died in late 2003 She will replace Bob Rodriguez who has been named principal of OakRun Sixth Grade Center Chapas responsibilities will be the mathematics and foreign language pro grams as well as freshman and sopho more discipline Most recently assistant principal of Samuel Clemens High School in Schertz Chapa said Wednesday she was excited at the opportunity to come back to work in her familys grateful for being chosen for the post by the NBHS administration I was looking for an opportunity to serve where we Chapa said This is my community My children will go to school where we in the district See NBHS Page 3A Aria Chapa Starting a college tradition Mike Fitsko assists Ashley Haynes a New Braunfels High School 2004 gradu ate with questions about some of her classes Photos by MANDY Evan Herbold a Seguin High School graduate fills out regis tration information for his classes while his mother Sharon looks on CTTC registering students for first full semester offered at center By Scott Mahon Staff Writer Evan Herbold who hopes to be in law enforcement someday decided it would be less expensive and clos er to home if he started his college education at the Central Texas Tech nology Center His mother Sharon agreed We though ifd be a good way for Evan to ease into college and get his feet she said Its less expensive and the commute wont be as far as it would be to San Evan and hundreds of other stu dents spent Wednesday afternoon registeringfor fall classes at the center ThiswfllbethefirstfuUsernesterof classes cffiaed at the said Mike Morphew CTTC interim director Built at a cost of million the CTTC center was funded by afeder al grant and the cities of New Braun fels and Seguin The Greater New Braunfels Cham ber of Commerce and NBISD were also instrumental in developing the center The center is managed by the Alamo Community College District Morphew said Fall classes begin Aug 23 registra tion is scheduled again on Aug 4 The CTTC center was created to provide education to local commu nities and the regional area to help stimulate economic development utilizing workforce Mor phew said Christina Cowey 23 registered for classes Wednesday and said she hoped to earn an associate degree A single mother she said she hoped to eventually find a higher paying job Ifs a twoyear program and I want to study computer network said the 1999 Seguin High School graduate Id like to go to school full time if I can arrange my classes I think the starring pay for computer networking is about a Ashley Haynes a recent New Braunfels High School graduate said she wanted to pursue a career in healthcare Id like to get a nursing degree or some other field of said Haynes who registered for 12 hours of classes Wednesday By taking classes at the CTTC center it saves me money and the cost of driving to San Located off Sauer Lane in Guadalupe County near the New Braunfels Municipal Airport the cen ter opened in May and offered sum mer classes beginning June 1 SL Phillips College San Antonio College and Palo Alto offer offcampus educational programs at the center This summer San Antonio Col Young Leaders Conference Participants Jessica Adas Victoria Carnpos Jennifer Guerrero Bianca Harper Brittney Hernandez Cortiey Juarez Brands Ohm laure Rodriguez and Wants Romero Betas Lorenzo pe B Angela Gomez andKriata vmanueva Students to debate at Young Leaders Conference lege offered five academic courses including English government and history San Antonio Colleges academic classes will transfer to fouryear uni versities and this fall SAC will also offer technical programs for emerg ing occupations such as home build ing auto technology manufactur ing and said Helen Torres San Antonio College director of dis tance education Mike Fitsko SAC offcampus coor dinator said San Antonio College has had a presence in New Braunfels since 1995 SAC also offers classes at New Braunfels High School and Canyon High Fitsko said Students will be able to take video classes online classes or offcampus classes at the center at New Braunfels High School or at Canyon High School See CTTC Page 3A UPDATES By Ron Maloney Staff Writer Bianca Harper of New Braunfels goes to trial this week in Corpus Christj No the New Braunfels High School sophomore hasnt bro ken the law Shes going to be one of Hie lawyers arguing for or against she wont know until she gets fast food industrys offerings to Hispanics and the foods effects on their health Harper will be part of a group of 10 members of a debate team going to the annual National Hispanic Institutes Young Leaders Con ference today through Sunday The Youth Leadership Con ference is designed to build character teach students communications skills and build thinking ability in a uni versity setting reinforcing the value of a college education This weeks conference for sophomores is being con ducted at Texas Christt Three NBHS students are attending the Texas Loren zo Uve Session lYouthLegisla a sort of Boys and Girls State program rolled together at Southwestern University in Georgetown Participants in the NHI pro gram which runs eight years through high school and col lege must maintain at least a gradepoint average on course work that is part of a college preparation program NBHS teachers Michelle Gonzalez Marisol Vela and Denise Ortiz are mentoring the NHI program This is really team Vela said Each year See DUATI Page 3A Vicente Romero fine tunes his research for the upcom ing debate Tracking the news Accident on Common Street LAST WE KNEW Zachary Vestal 10 was critically injured Monday in an auto accident on East Common Street He was flown by helicopter to University Hospital in San Antonio which listed him in critical condition with major injuries LATEST At the request of the family University Hospital officials declined Tuesday and Wednesday to release any information about the boys con dition or that of his sister Amanda 8 who was also injured in the accident MILLER MILLER us out on the web at 6253000 188 Cattail Av0 Downtown Haw Bnunfolg   

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