West Des Moines Express (Newspaper) - October 14, 1982, West Des Moines, Iowa CD C 03 03 Ct 0) o o 3 O CD CO USPS 675-240 Newspaper Serving West Des and Windsor Heights Founded 1893 Vol. 89 No. 7 West Des Iowa October 14,1982 WDM School Board to negotiate day care lease by Mary McLain The West Des Moines School Board discussed the school's lease arrangement with a day care center which is no longer in operation and the possibility of a lease with the group that has taken over the former day care Superintendent Dale Grabinski told the school board Monday evening that the Child Care Center at 8th and Hillside is no longer operating but Day Care Services which also operated out of that facility is still in operation and has assumed care of many of the children in the Child Care Center Grabinski reminded the board that the lease for the building has been granted to Child Care Center and after reviewing the case with Legal Grabinski said the lawyer advised the board to negotiate a lease with Day Care if it is the desire of the board to continue a day care center operation at that Grabinski stated that a letter from Day Care Services indicated they would like to lease the Boutique at Methodist Church sponsored by the United Methodist will be held at the West Des Moines United Methodist 8th and on Oct. 21, from 5 to 9 p.m. and Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A light supper will be served Thursday evening and a luncheon on There will be 35 consignment tables featuring a variety of a quilt baked and Granny's A baby sitter will be FBI Academy graduate William H. Director of the Federal Bureau of announced that law enforcement officers of the 130th Session of the FBI National Academy we re honored in graduation ceremonies at the FBI on Sept. 24. Among the graduates was Lyle McKinney of the West Des Moines Police The class of 250 officers were represented by the elected class Chief Inspector Keith of the South Yorkshire Police in Edwin Meese Counselor to President was the principal The ceremonies concluded 11-weeks of training for officers from the United States and eight foreign countries McKinney carried a B plus average during the training Lyle McKinney Inside What's Happening at the West Des Moines Public Library for next week is listed on Page 2. building but at a less costly Day Care Services is funded in part by United Way and at other locations the care center has paid only a per year fee and in other the lease has provided the In the the Day Care Services indicated they would like to pay on a unit based on how many children they were caring Grabinski said the number of children being cared for is down due to Grabinski said he would meet with officials from the Day Care Services in an attempt to work out a lease arrangement satisfactory to both parties and report back to the school The board approved a change in the 1982 - 83 school To accommodate the Young Authors early dismissal for kindergarten through eighth grade for in was re for April 27. It had previously been set for April 29. The high school will continue to be dismissed on April 29 at the end of the fourth period as in past years for the Drake The board approved the Valley Debate schedule which begins in mid and continues through mid - Grabinski noted that over 100 Valley students are involved in debate which is the largest group in the state and probably the largest in the In addition to debating Des Moines area school the debate teams travel considerable distances to participate in state and national A look at the schedule shows the teams traveling to 111., Kansas and Ga. Grabinski pointed out that the entire debate team does not make all of the trips but many times only the top one or two teams will travel to the more distant The board discussed the revised administrator job role descriptions as presented by board members Diane Llewelyn and Mary After making minor the board approved those that did not need to be re The remainder will come before the board at a future A request for an overnight trip to the Conservation Education Center at Springbrook Park for sixth graders at Clive Elementary School was The trip will take place Nov. 18 with the students paying for their meals and The meeting was closed shortly before 9 a.m. at which time the board went into a closed meeting for the purpose of discussing negotiation Seventy - third Street in Windsor Heights remained closed this week as work continued on the A sweeping machine is shown in action Monday as it removed the asphalt layer from the That work was expected to be completed by Monday night and patching work on the original concrete street was expected to be done Tuesday and weather When the patching is a fabric substance will be laid over the entire street from Hickman to University Avenue and a two - inch layer of asphalt spread over the Work on the street began Oct. 6 but was halted Friday due to It is hoped to have the street opened sometime next Folk concert is Friday A Folk Song concert presented by Phil and Janine will be presented Oct. 22, at 7 p.m. at Indian Hills The are associated with the Iowa Artist in the School will be presenting original folk songs composed by sixth These songs will be in other audience participation and folk This is being presented to help celebrate the Iowa Arts Council Oct. 18 - 22. Iowa's Artists in the School program places professional artists and crafts in elementary and secondary learning Through this program these professionals assist in awaking students to the endless opportunities of expression and creativity available to them through music and art. The Valley High School student newspaper previews the West Des Moines Super See the story of the clash in this week's paper starting on Page 9. Richard Davis offers an explanation of the declining revenues for state and local See For on Page 2.