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Capital, The (Newspaper) - October 20, 1995, Annapolis, Maryland Man charged with theft of gun used in NEW SKILLS Stanton Center clubs help teach kids leadership Cl Tiger of a task awatts the Terps HOWELL MICROFILMS PO BOX 1558 LAUREL MD 20707 TOMORROW. COOLER PAGE All FRIDAY OCTOBER MD 350 Student assaults does anyone By LESLIE GROSS Staff Writer A teacher who suffered whiplash after fiffh-grader assaulted her on a play- jftWnd doesn't believe the school sys- new disciplinary policy is reduc- qjt classroom violence. .Brock Bridge Elementary teacher An- told the school board Wednes- ttight that while supervising recess week after the Laurel school It a sharp Jab between her shoul- Paln shot through her and back as her head jerked first forward and back A 10-year-old boy had run up from behind and punched her in the back. you've stood for as an authority figure has been battered be- fore the eyes of she said. one should be in a place of educa- tion and be fearful of their own Since no one has asked how she feels or provided any counseling to her or the students who witnessed the she said. The boy is suspended While school officials investigate the she said. was as though it didn't and no one wants to talk about Angle veteran teacher was as though it didn't and no one wants to talk about Ms. Como said. A 20-year Ms. Como has pressed charges against the student with county Juvenile Services. Whiplash is an injury to the spine and head. Ms. Como still experiences back pain and has missed one day of school because of the injury. Ms. Como is one of several teachers who have recently criticized the disci- plinary policies approved by the board last spring. The number of student on teachers and administrators was one of the biggest problems lout rising by 66 according to There were disdpUoft incidents reported last year The number rose to 93 assaults during the 1994-95 school compared to 56 the year before. a concern that the policy is being enforced Thomas president of the teachers AkApqttttoji -of Anne Arundel told the board at a Sept. 27 meeting. was going to be a policy that truly enhanced instruction. were Ote Page Old age v Vet Bill XXVI to 2 new aingoras take over tomorrow By BRADLEY PENISTON Staff Writer you old meet Bill XXVIII and Bill xxn. Starting the new angoras will take over for the seven-year stomping along the sidelines at Naval Academy sporting Ofglng the Midshipmen to Navy's goat For more than a the Bjtfgade of Midshipmen has relied on goats of all and breeds to bring gridiron success over the Army male and other opponents. .But when Bill XX the beloved Navy mascot since began to grow long in the Lt. Bill McKinney decided that only the finest qntmalc would do 3S replacements. midshipman activities ojBcer didn't search long before fc-BWl academy grad named Reid McConnell offered to donate two -.Jong-haired angora goats from his Minnesota goat farm The father and were eventually purchased and shipped to the academy for as a gift of the Class of Lt. McKinney said GOATS. Page By George N LundfKow Ctpltd The two tottwt hi the MM of Navy BHI XXVIII BM roam ttMlf pwi Hunt Acrtmiy Dairy Farm Navy goMcotorwl The wlH officially rapteca OM aging BIN XXVI it i tomorrow it Navy's Homecoming football against Vlltanova. Roads should be easier to navigate Navy's By THERESA WINSLOW Staff Writer After two weekends of traffic area motorists on the roads before and after tomorrow's Homecoming football game between Navy and Villanova should have an easier time of city police predict. But that doesn't mean there won't be any traffic and travel restrictions. Sgt Phillip special events coordinator for Annapolis estimates about fans will attend the football game Last week's Navy-Air Force contest drew a crowd of and the previous game with Virginia Tech attracted those crowds were coupled with traffic for the annual sailboat and powerboat which have ended. Pans headed to Navy-Marine Memorial Stadium for the p.m. game should exit Route SO at Rowe Sgt. Herman said. At midshipmen will march from Gale 4 at the head down King George Street to College turn south on Bladen then follow Rowe Boulevard out to the stadium. Those streets will be closed during the procession. About 11 city police will turn Farrafiut Road and Taylor Reichardt slaying trial to begi n friends plan on being there for slain lacrosse star By LESLIE GROSS Staff Writer The family and friends of slain Riva resident Kevin E. Reichardt don't want him treated like most murder victims. They don't want the 20-year-old ignored. That's why next when a former Chapel Hill law student stands trial in for the shooting spree that ended the college student's dozens of relatives and friends will attend. Jury selection begins Monday for the murder trial of Wendell whom defense attor- neys have admitted went on a shooting rampage in downtown Chapel Hill that killed two people. victims of a tragic said Karl A. Kevin's father. of the things we feel is missing in this whole legal process is the that they are Since Kevin Reichardt's death in those close to him have channeled their grief into a national fund-raising campaign to create a scholarship in his honor. The aim was to turn the horrify- ing murder of the young lacrosse player into something positive. The campaign has exceeded its goal of raising more than this said Anthony R. Sou- campaign spokesperson and a Reichardt family friend. But with the trial days Kevin's family and friends must re- REICHARDT live the day when he and Chapel Hill restau- rant worker Ralph were killed. a brutal process for the family to be said Carol Kevin's mother. Mr. Williamson's trial will fo- cus on whether he was sane at the time he pulled the trigger. trial is expected to hinge on mental state. Defense attorneys have argued' that Mr. Williamson should treated instead of punished. While Mr. Reichardt has been' advised by prosecutors not to comment on the details of the the entire family is not opposed to The Capital he said. in fact that's the decision of the we wouldn't be he said. Kevin's relatives attending the trial are his his brother Page INSIDE Medicare over- tt fc Bosnian foes agree to bol- ster truce effort. A2 Third quarter violent crime down In city. Cl Ortie Reid Is Bounty's U Bullets' Webber suspended for NBA opener. Dl Cl Death Notices..... C2 AS All Lottery..-............ A4 B3 C2 Pottct Beat..........All C5 Sporti................Dl-6 .B23 Tetevteton........... C3 C4 C12 Weddngs............ 84 CUblMM Ptpsfawrd. of in printed Mrt ghoulish good time piper TIM nmpipef Mo to Is a Area's flu-shot converts say immunization is underused By MARY ELLEN LLOYD Staff Writer Becky Good is a flu-shot convert. The employee health specialist at Anne Arundel Medical Center is preaching the glories of influenza immunizations this month as the Annapolis grocery drug stores and the county Depart- ment of Health offer special flu-shot clinics. is no doubt in my mind that the more flu shots we give in a the less acute Illness we see in the said Ms. Good. She shied away from the needle until several years when she suffered two bouts of the flu that kept her out of work for weeks. Elderly people and anyone with chronic diseases who risk serious complications if they catch the flu are urged to receive the annual flu shots. So are medical workers and anyone who works' or lives with vulnerable or virus-carrying populations. But Ms. Good and othen said the flu shot is mulMttud nrlth vnttna nannla AAMC last year administered more than 800 despite offering them to more than workers and volunteers. And the county Health which holds flu-shot clinics for local state and county government saw only about 450 employees participate out of thousands of eligible according to county figures. Department adminis- tered between and doses of the vaccine at senior centers. The shots are again available to anyone this year through the department's free clinics. Each the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention prepares a new flu vaccine to combat the most common strain of influenza at the end of the previous flu season. This year's vaccination will protect against three flu the A-Johannesburg and so named for the places where they were first identified. Dr. Azam BaigVan Edgewater said partite whop children an prone to HMH Altt ;