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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 21, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas                                OBITUARIES Paid advertisements April HERALDZEITUNG Page 3 A Test acceleration dates approaching BILLIE LOU SWANSON 1 Billie Lou Swanson passed away unex pectedly on April She was born August in San Texas to Dorothy Lou and William She attended Kansas State University and the University of and was an active Pi Beta Phi member and President of her Wherever she she was actively involved in her While living in she contin ued to be involved with Pi Beta and also started the McAllen Literacy with over five hundred grad uates while she was She also served on the Plan ning Commission and as an Officer with Zonta Interna Living in New Braun fels for the past 4 she was involved with the New Braunfels Presbyterian the Republican and the New Braun fels Friends of the Billie will always be remembered for her laughter and sense of and her loyalty to her family and Survivors include her William Heller of New and her two sons Michael Swanson and wife of New Braunfels and William Heller and wife of She is also sur vived by her five grandchil dren Jonathan and Eliza beth Swanson and and Meg A Memorial service will be held April at 2 at the New Braunfels Presbyterian Grave side services will be held next week at Roselawn in In lieu of the fam ily requests that contribu tions be made to the Susan Komen Breast Cancer Foundation or the New Braunfels Presbyterian Church ROSETUSETH Funeral arrangements are complete at the Zoeller Funeral Home for RoseTuseth who passed away on April 2005 at the age of 77 She is survived by her sons Robert Tuseth and wife Diana of Fountain Val Richard Tuseth and wife Melissa of Randall Steve Tuseth of Fountain fiancee Clif Grandchildren Jonathan Brian and Jennifer Luper her sister Mary and brothers San Antonio and Emil Tuseth was preceded in death by her husband Tuseth and by her I brothers Paul and Alfred Rose was an avid golfer j and won more than a dozen city golf Visitation will begin Friday April 22 from PM until and continue until Family will be present from 5 7 PM Friday Services will be held Saturday April 23 at OTILIAMENDEZ Funeral arrangements arte pending at the Zoeller Funer at Zoeller Funeral Home with interment at PM Saturday at Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery in San In lieu of flowers memori als may be given in the name of Rose Tuseth to the Associ ation of Retarded Citizens of San 13430 West San Texas telephone number ZOELLER FUNERAL HOME Funerals Cremations 615 New Braunfels 830 6252349 al Home for Otilia who passed away on Wednesday in New Braun at the age of 93 Cross Lutheran School 2171 Common Street New TX 78130 Half Day Kindergarten Preschool age 3 8th grade Nationally Accredited Fine Arts Programs Athletics for 5th 8th Grade Interscholastic Before After School Care Certified Teachers NOW ENROLLING Preparing for tomorrow with a ChristCentered education HOW TO CONTACT US HeraldZeitung 707 Landa New TX 78130 Published on Sunday morn ings and weekday mornings Tuesday through Friday by the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung USPS 707 Landa or Drawer New Comal Texas Periodical postage paid by the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung in New Subscription rates Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties Three 3 Six 6 Mail delivery outside Comal County in Texas Three 3 Six 6 One 1 Mail outside Texas Six 6 One 1 Postmaster Send address changes to the New Braunfels Drawer New Delivery problems Subscribers who have not received a newspaper by 6 Tuesday through Friday and by 7 Saturday and Sunday can call 830 Staff directory Doug Editor and Publisher d oug r a c o m Gary Editor ExL220 gmaitland@heraldzeitung.cofn Vilma Operations Director 202 vlinares@heraldzeitung.com Lisa Composing Manager 205 Henry Production Manager 214 Jeff Circulation 228 jfowler@heraldzeitung.com Neice Marketing 208 nbBll@heraldzeitung.com Classified call 215 display call 208 call ELINOR PESCHEL Funeral arrangements are complete at the Zoeller Funeral Home for Elinor who passed away on April in She is survived by her hus Alvin Seiler of New Braunfels Lorine Weber of Lillian Soechting of New Braunfels and Anna Schnei der of New Braunfels both Franklin Preusser and Leatrice and George Preuss er and Gloria all of New Braunfels and numerous nieces and Visitation will begin at Thursday at the Zoeller Funeral Home and continue until service time Ser vices will be Friday at at the Zoeller Funeral with interment to fol low in the Comal The family has requested that memorial contributions be given to the American Kidney ZOEIXER FUNERAL Funerals Cremations 615 New Braunfcls 830 6252349 VICTOR CARL WALTER HAECKER Funeral arrangements are complete at the Zoeller Funeral Home for Victor Carl Walter who passed away on Monday in San Texas at the age of 79 Visitation continues until service time Ser vices will be April 2005 at at the Zoeller Funeral Inter ment will follow in the Schu mannsville ZOELLER FUNERAL HOME Funerals Cremations 615 New Braunfels 830 6252349 Todays services Carl Walter Zoeller Funeral Billie Lou New Braunfels Presbyter ian Volksmarch raises The second annual SAFE haven Kinderschuhe Volks marsch proved to be a step in the right direction when it came to raising money to purchase shoes for area low income More than 420 walkers participated in the event and their admission com bined with pledges by New Braunfels Utilities and Pay less means more than will go toward new shoes for school NBU will coordinate dis tribution of the shoes through Communities in Schools of New Members of the New Braunfels Marsch und Wan dergruppe sanctioned and helped cohost the event that TEXAS CINEMA MARKETPLACE 12 651 Business IH 35 830 625 4400 enabled enthusiasts to enjoy the experience of New promoted the benefits of walking and pro vided a wonderful service to children in The next SAFEhaven event will be the annual bike rodeo May 21 at the NBU Service Center at 355 FM The event is being held in con junction with the McKenna Health System Toddler Run and Family Health For contact NBU Communication Man ager Gretchen Reuwer at 830 Parents of students who want their children to take tests for possible acceleration to another grade need to keep the following dates in mind Comal ISD The first test will be admin istered June 1 at Valley Deadline to register for the exam is May Parents need to contact their chil drens counselor for details and registration If children cannot take the exam June they can sign up for the 11 exam at Canyon Intermediate Deadline to register for that exam is June New Braunfels ISD NBISD will offer examina tion for acceleration testing TAKS CONTINUED FROM Page 1A Schools have been preparing for a long time and sorted properly to pre vent any problems with the Texas Education Bratcher said this years pro cedures were not much dif ferent from the rules govern ing previous cumulative What is different is the amount of It has she I dont think parents and the general public really understands how much time goes into test This years graduating sen iors were the only students not sweating over their answers on the TAKS As long as they passed all por tions of the test as they are not required to take it Although she did not know how Bratcher did admit several seniors were taking the tests for the second time this Vickie executive director of instruction and curriculum at Comal said only a small number of her districts seniors still had not days May Hand Students in grades 1 to 6 may test for grade level accel eration without prior instruction by taking four tests science and social Students in grades 7 to 12 may take an individual test for many secondary Each test takes one to three hours to Students must score at least 90 percent on the tests to accelerate and may be required to complete the nor mal projects required of the grade level or All tests will begin at 8 at the New Braunfels ISD Edu cation located at 430 Mill Each testing session will end around passed the Im not sure of the exact but its under 20 for each portion Eng science and social stud she Of one student might be missing more than one Pursch was just one of the central office staff called out to the districts campuses to help give the test throughout the Because special sub groups of the student popula tion are given different ver sions of the they must be monitored At some you start running out of teachers to watch the so all of the central office administration took the training to serve as It really helped us get a feel for what the teachers go through during this she Pursch got a good feel for the students attitude toward the test when she monitored one class at Canyon Middle I didnt pick up on any she They seemed ready to go and show us what they had The cafeteria staff had baked them starshaped cookies that said Take a bite out of The kids thought that was Does your child suffer with Ctwittt Cuds Accepted at Box 0 UVMICt IMUtt 65RV9L 18008266441 he or she may qualify for a research study of an investigational medication taken preseason for Fall allergy Candidates must be 615 years If your child qualifies for this your child may receive at no cost Study related physical exam and allergy testing Investigational medication or placebo Compensation up to for time and travel If you are interested in learning or to see if your child may please call Central Texas Health Research 830 6090900 ReElect Ken Valentine Platform Issues Jobs and Convention Center Ken Valentine is a proven leader and independent voice of He is your experienced He is a Chemical Engineer with an MBA in Finance and a He speaks his mind and says YES to the following Taxes No property tax Our taxes have increased almost 50 in three Whittle down the surplus in the General Encourage larger lot sizes for higher tax value so existing taxpayers dont subsidize the Charge Impact Fees on new development so it pays its own The Developers should pay for more drainage wider streets and more And pass the costs along Attract more retail business that pay Sales Tax to located Jobs Our unemployment rate is But skewed towards lower wage We need more highly paid salaried jobs with career Target those Convention Center Listen to the They said twice it was OK to spend Visitorpaid HOT tax dollars on the Civic Scale down project from to and private Chamber money must be General or 4B Funds are to be the decision must go to the Voters for reason General and 4B Funds can also be used for street drainage job creation and youth These NEEDS come before a threefold Civic Center Paid Kathleen Rockwood 102 Guada Coma New TX 78130 6257384   

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