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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - June 16, 1965, Bennington, Vermont North Bennington school tax rate up Only two cents by Elizabeth Dwyer North Bennington Good news for taxpayers was forthcoming at the meeting of the North Bennington school Board last week. The Board approved an operating budget for next year that will Call for a recommended tax rate of $7.36. To this is added $1.27 for the local District s assessment for next year s budget for it. Anthony Union school making a total tax rate recommended by the Board of $8.63. This figure is Only two cents More than last year s tax rate when no assessment for it. Anthony was required. Total expenditures in next year s operating budget Are $193,969, up about $7,000 from last year. However increased receipts from state Aid increased tuition plus unexpended funds of $6,000, account for the dramatic drop of $1.25 in the tax needed to cover operating costs. School Board members had feared that the amount needed for the interim year when the funds needed for it. Anthony s budget must be added to the operating budget for the local elementary and High school would place a heavy Burden on taxpayers. As a result there was a concerted sigh of Relief at the final figures prepared in the office of supt. Leon Wagner. Commented Veteran Board member William e. Dailey jr., Quot you Don t know How Good this makes me feel. In All the years i be been on the Board i think this is the first time we could go to the taxpayers with the news that we Don t have to raise it was noted that the North Bennington Board had asked the Shaftsbury District which sends most of its High school students to on a tuition basis to approve a voluntary payment Over and above tuition of $42 a student to cover additional capital costs required of the North Bennington District in making space available for outside students. This payment will be voted on by Shaftsbury taxpayers at their annual District meeting and of course is not included in the estimated receipts on which the North Bennington budget is based. The Board went Over in detail with principal miss Catherine Corcoran her recommendations for scheduling and teacher assignments for next year. They approved hiring a Par time mathematics teacher on a full time basis. Miss Corcoran told the Board that by changing a few class assignments As outlined by her it would be possibly for nearly All teachers to have the recommended teacher Shaftsbury cancer drive closes Shaftsbury a a total of $592.30 was realized in the recent cancer fund drive it has been announced by mrs. Edward Horst and mrs. Fred Stacy co chairmen. They were assisted the Boh nals Vera 823-7716 the annual Strawberry festival of Pownal methodist Church which has proved a popular event for Many years will take place thursday at the Church starting at 5 30 and continuing until All Are served. Mrs. Otis Dorman chairman will be assisted by mrs. Henry j. Bassen mrs. James Quinn mrs. Jerome mat Tison mrs. Albert Thomason mrs. Charles f. Mason and mrs. Sidney Clayton. Mrs. Marcel a. Langlais Soprano of North Pownal and miss Florence m. Haigh Alto of North Adams were soloists at the Trinity sunday holy eucharist service at St. Andrewes Church North Adams which was observing its 60th anniversary. Celebrant was the Rev. Douglas g. Burgoyne of St. Johns Church Williamstown. By misses Stella Hawkins and Lenore Bradley mrs. Alvin Metcalfe mrs. Barton Jenks and mrs. William Castle. The chairmen have expressed gratitude to their assistants As Well As following canvassers miss Jean Henry. Mrs. George Randall mrs. Charles Myers mrs . Easter mrs. W. Ludwig mrs. Benjamin Hulett mrs. Alex dragon miss Whitman mrs. Carl Fuller mrs. Philip Disque mrs. Eve Garson mrs. Paul Cross and Bonnie Perkins. Also mrs. Virginia Dooley mrs. Andrew Madison mrs. Theodore Murray Betty sue Spaulding mrs. Joseph Crossman Kathy Farnham mrs. Richard Gallant mrs. Stephen Fritz mrs. Paul Harris mrs Laura Montgomery Lee Buak mrs. Ezekiel Cross jr., Janice Spaulding Mary Harrington mrs. William Kelley mrs. Leo Harrington mrs. Leonard Powers Eddie Corey mrs. Joseph Coonradt mrs. Howard Colcord mrs. Howard Stevens mrs. Joseph Morin mrs. Ralph Prouty mrs. Almon Wetherell and mrs. George Sand quest. Load of about too students. She also recommended that Grade 5 next year be split with the extra teacher mrs. Catherine Elwell going along with the second Section. This plan was Given the Board s approval. Board member Lawrence Powers reported on Progress of the contemplated outdoor basketball court on the South Side of the main building. He noted that steel for the backboard posts had been donated and much of the work in preparing the backboards done in the school shop. The Board signed a Resolution to have a special article in the warning at this year s District meeting to cover Cost of planting some new Trees and landscaping of school property. As explained by supt. Wagner if such an article is formally approved by the voters state Aid of 30 per cent of the Cost will be available. Chairman Lionel Nowak advised the Board that he had discussed with a Carpenter the problem of replacing worn Stair treads in the main building. He said the Carpenter advised that the necessary size lumber is no longer available to replace the old treads. However he suggested that the treads be filled with Cement edged with steel and a rubberized Topping Laid Overall. Nowak said that an estimate had not yet been received for the work and the matter was tabled for action at a later Date. The Board chairman also reported that a committee made up of mrs. Merritt Hewitt jr., mrs. Bernard Whitman . Riley Edward legacy jr., . Van Der Linde mrs. Robert my Waters and David Barton had agreed to serve As a study and consulting group in helping the school Board plan for the change Over to an elementary school. He said the committee will hold its first meeting june 21, when it is expected they will be briefed by supt. Wagner and assistant supt. James Kelley on curriculum suggestions building requirements Etc. In other action the Board a agreed to pay expenses of school custodians Fred Knapp and Raymond Greene at the Vermont school custodians school at Castleton state College later this month. A granted permission to St. John s Church to hold vacation school sessions in the school building this week and also granted permission to the Church school sponsored by the local congregational and Baptist churches to use the North playground during daily sessions also being held this week. Bennington Banner wednesday june 18, 1965-9 Moselsio exhibit to feature both painting sculpture bog experts Arlington Garden club essay winners who wrote on the subject Quot bogs a Are from left Dorothy Douglas first prize Donna Wilkins second Wayne Hagelberg third. All Are amps freshmen. Garden club names Arlington a winners have been named in the annual Arlington Garden club essay contest held at Arlington memorial High school. They Are Dorothy Douglas daughter of or. And mrs. Herbert Douglas first prize of $15 Donna Wilkins daughter of or. And mrs. Raymond Wilkins second $10 and Wayne Hagelberg son of or. And mrs. Richard Hagelberg third $5. Honorable mention was Given to Christine Lindsey Catherine Hayden and Melinda Grover. Subject of the essay which varies from year to year was Quot bogs Quot and information on the subject was Given by Carl t. Ramsey of Dorset Banner columnist who invited the students to visit his mrs. Mildred Jannicky also assisted by loaning books and pamphlets. The essays written each year by freshmen Are judged by three Garden club members with prizes being presented at a school Assembly during which the club gives a program. A no hurry to go Back w Arlington a the american Diplomat ousted from Moscow on charges of espionage last january told Arlington High school graduates Friday night that he was Quot in no hurry Quot to go Back to Russia. Richard f. Stolz jr., son of or. And mrs. Richard f. Stolz of West Arlington described his chances of returning to the soviet Union As Quot not Good Quot and said that he was Quot very Happy Quot with his present assignment of handling near Eastern affairs at the . State department in Washington. He did not anticipate going abroad in the near future. State dept officials thought that the expulsion of the 39-year-old Diplomat was prompted As a reprisal for the expulsion from the United states last january of a russian accused of spying at the United nations in 1959. American officials have branded charges against Stolz As Quot unfounded Quot and demanded that the russians produce some evidence. Arlington Helene Thompson a 375-2325 or. And mrs. Alton Smith and family of Randolph mass., or. And mrs. Ronald Knox and family of Worchester mass., or. And mrs. Robert e. Smith and family of Burlington or. And mrs. Robert Keefe Nashua n.h., or. And mrs. Joseph Mooney Pittsfield mass., or. And mrs. James Martin Long Island n.y., and or. And mrs. Paul Martin Burlington were in town Over the weekend to attend the wedding of Cynthia Smith daughter of or. And mrs. R. Emmett Smith. Thomas m. Bresnahan line coach of the Williams College football team was guest speaker at the amps annual athletic banquet june 2 at Fisher elementary school. Bresnahan a graduate of holy Cross spoke on the responsibilities of an athlete. More than 80 varsity and Junior varsity members attended the dinner. The teams presented gifts to the coaches. Manchester a a memorial exhibition of paintings and sculpture by the late Bennington artist Simon Moselsio opens saturday through july 14 at the Southern Vermont Art Center. At the same time the Art Center is presenting an exhibition of lithographs by Stow Wengenroth one of the Foremost artists in this Field in America today. Moselsio taught Art at Bennington College from 1933 until his retirement in 1960. The following year he showed a group of new non representational Oil paintings at the Art Center and in new York. One critic said they seemed to be inspired by the amazing color and form of that new found world perceptible to modern Man in the Depths of the sea the bowels of the Earth the microscopic world of cells and crystals. There Are 40 paintings in the show. Mosello a sculpture is More widely known than his paintings. It is represented in Many museum and private collections in this country and in Europe. At the Art Center visitors will see a group of 17 Small pieces the majority Ceramic and 26 Large pieces of Metal Stone and Wood. Included Are a 36-Inch High carving of Applewood of Mahatma Gandhi and a plaster Model of his famous portrait Quot Vermont Farmer Quot both Lent by the Bennington museum. Born in Russia and educated in Europe Moselsio served As apprentice to a sculptor before attending the Royal Academy of Fine arts and the Kunst gew Erbe Schule in Berlin. The Art Center is indebted to mrs. Mos it. Laurel flails Benefit Manchester a mount Laurel association has set aug. 4 As the Date for its annual Benefit. As last year this will be a dinner in the convention Hall of the Equinox House at 6 p.m., followed by a fashion show. Judge Margaret Dougherty is in charge. There will be other entertainment Anda Large number of door prizes due to the generosity of local business people and growing Community Pride and interest in the achievements of mount Laurel school. Tickets at $5 Are on Sale at judge Dougherty a office. The Hall seats Only 300, and she reminds the schools Many friends that Early ticket buyers will have the Opportunity to Reserve tables for whatever sized groups they May desire. Elslo for her help in Assembly Ballon with nature. He is doing the exhibition. Scribed by some critics As a Stow Wengenroth America s portraitist of Birds and wild an top ranking lithographer is imams. 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