Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Jun 23 1965, Page 3

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - June 23, 1965, Bennington, Vermont Rural school District asks $8.52 l a at annual meeting thursday the greater Bennington school District like every other local school District and municipality is facing constantly rising of it rating costs this is reflected in a higher tax rate year after year. At their annual meeting this thursday evening at 8, taxpayers in the Rural school District will be asked to approve a total tax of $8.52 on the Dollar of the grand list an increase Over last year. Of this amount $7.67 will be used to cover current operating costs and 85 cents will defray the District s $36,585 assessment for the it. Anthony Union High school District. Taxpayers Are also being asked for a special appropriation of three cents to help support the United counselling service and the Bennington friends of retarded children. Last year the District approved a tax rate of $7.45 for current operating expenses and two special appropriations one of them for the Purchase of the to bile classroom totalling 28 cents. The total tax was $7.73. There was no assessment for the Union High school. The proposed budget for 1965-66, including the Union High school assessment is $429,087. The budget for the fiscal year ending june 30 is $340,971. Actual expenditures for this year however were $376,277.85. The main reason for this is that the District received $28,000 More in state Aid than expected. Another reason is that the $10,000 appropriated for the Mobile classroom is not included in the original budget but is listed in the expenditures column. Two budget items account for a major part of the increase in the proposed budget for the coming school year teachers salaries and High school tuition. Teachers salaries will go up from the $172,811 spent during the current year to $197,633. This is because the base salary has been raised from $4,500 to $4,-800, and All other salaries go drama workshop talk this Friday at Benin William Sherman of Bennington College drama faculty will be the second lecturer in the series for the drama workshop Ford foundation project Friday at the Benld Multi purpose room from la . To 12 20 . All Bennington teachers Are Welcome. His subject will of a medieval theatre a and he will report on a study of special concepts in theater from 400 b c. To 1400 a. D. And the rebirth of theater As seen in its visual aspects. Sherman has taught at Bennington College for 15 years. Previously he was on the faculty of Smith College for two years. He holds his . From Pratt Institute. His major work is for theater and dance. He has designed for such celebrities As Jose Limon Doris Humphrey Martha Graham the new York dance group and Anna Sokolov in dance. His theater designs have been for inter players the Phoenix summer festival and numerous summer Heaters. He was awarded a Huber Grant to study theater design in Europe in 1957 and in Greece in 1963. Boxly by Roxanne Vive la Tri color pour yourself in and watch How beautifully your figure shapes up. That a the magic of Roxanne a Tri coir acetate Lycra Sheath with tuck . Control. Light As a Feather but firm. Perfectly proportioned a a or c cups round out the Silhouette. L. I my min i ii ii no Holli i Vinh Sirn mar a in 117/ a v a ladies Appa ret up proportionately. The District has also had to hire More teachers than before because of increases in enrolment. High school tuition costs will go up from $61,699 spent this year to $82,784, which has been budgeted for the coming year. An increase in Bennington High schools tuition from $500 to $580 accounts for most of this. A larger number of Rural students entering High school next year accounts for the rest. The great majority of Rural District students attend Beni during their last three years of school. The amount budgeted for capital outlay for the coming year is $2,100. In 1964-65, the District actually spent $27,724. This latter figure includes the Cost of the Mobile classroom a $3,000 repair Job to the roof Over the All purpose room at Molly Stark school the Purchase of a walk in cooler for storage of hot lunch supplies alterations at Beech Street school to make room for another classroom and repair of considerable storm damage. The school Board has budgeted $1,000 under an item marked idea which stands for National defense education act. This Money of spent on certain types of equipment or improvements will be matched by an equal amount from the Federal government. The estimated grand list for next year is $43,000, an increase of about $4,000 Over 1964-65. Here is a comparison of the budgets for the current and the coming year receipts 1964-65 1964-65 1965-66 budget actual budget taxes $298,000 $299,241.08 $366,360 state Ald 29,000 47,123.87 47,000 other Revenue 6,700 31,381.99 6,700 Cash balance 8,000 7,890.36 9,000 totals 341,700 385,637.31 429,060 expenditures administration 15,507 15,591.49 16,366 instruction includes teachers salaries 178,512 185,561.45 211,586 idea 2,000 4,242.65 1,000 health 2,120 2,230.72 2,270 transportation 11,846 13,181.74 12,838 Plant operation 17,142 17,672.97 20,402 maintenance 12,017 10,243.51 8,990 fixed charges insurance and social Security 8,690 9,342.31 11,719 capital outlay 3,400 27,724.71 2,100 debt service 19,732 25,096.56 19,393 Transfer accounts includes tuition and Union school 70,005 64,389.74 122,423 retarded children 500 us 500 totals $340,971 $376,277.85 $429,087 to Vermont librarians get scholarship Grants Montpelier a ten Public librarians throughout the state have been granted $150 scholarships to the University of new Hampshire this summer for a course of study in Library techniques. In addition three $500 scholarships for graduate study in Library science have been accorded to staff members of the free Public Library service. All the scholarships Are made possible by Federal funds available to Vermont under the Library services act of 1964. The University of new Hampshire program which will run from july 12 to to is being offered to Public librarians who service towns of 10,000 population or under. Although no College credit is Given for the summer courses participants will be working towards a certificate of achievement. There is still one $150 scholarship open to a Vermont librarian who acts promptly. Recipient of the new Hampshire scholarships Are Montpelier Region a mrs. Elizabeth t. Hyde East Bethel and mrs. Pauline Sayah Waterbury Center Rutland Region a mrs. John l. Waterbury Ripton and mrs. Rachel b. Limric Manchester St. Johnsbury Region a mrs. Dorothy Rowell Wells River and Margaret g. Spicer St. Johnsbury Brattleboro Region a Dorothy b. Durovich Springfield and Anita m. Hudson Springfield St. Albans Region a Inza s. Anderson Highgate Center and Elsie t. Giddings Jeffersonville. The three Fps staff members designated to use the $500 scholarships will be taking six week Long graduate courses which will eventually Lead to a master s degree. Those being granted leave of absence for this purpose Are Kent e. Gray assistant cataloguer to Rutgers University and mrs. Barbara l. Rin Ker assistant regional librarian for Montpelier and Ethan e. Newton regional librarian for St. Albans to the University of new York at Albany. V Nichols Billy the kid a a Lacer West will shorts trim nautical styling with Lacer tie up trim looking contrast coloured piping. Fast color West will fabric. Sizes 6 a 16 in red White Blue White 80 98 2 juvenile shop Hoff to address it. Custodians at Castleton Castleton a gov. Philiph. Hoff is to be the guest speaker during the eighth annual workshop of the Vermont school custodian and maintenance men s association at Castleton state College june 24. School Board members and administrators will also take part beginning june 23. Sponsored by the state Board of education a custodian committee assisted by or. Rupert j. Spencer special services director prepared the program. All elementary and secondary school custodial personnel Are Welcome. Association president Alvin Ricker of Hartford reports that supt. Harry n. Montague of Brattleboro past president of Vermont superintendents association is scheduled to talk thursday. Suppliers of Industrial and school building needs will display and demonstrate their products. School Board will review manpower class review of plans for local Pari la Patlon this summer in the Federal manpower training and development program will be a key item on the Agenda at tonight a meeting of the Bennington graded school Board its last meeting before the districts annual meeting next tuesday. The Village school District has been acting As sponsor for the retraining programs held Here Over the past year that Are financed with Federal funds. At the meeting which begins at 7 30 tonight at the Bennington elementary school the Board is expected to Iron out plans for graduation ceremonies for two sections each of courses in carpentry and Auto mechanics. Also expected to be taken up Hill will be leasing arrangements for a building where some of the retraining courses Are Given and personnel for certain new courses to be established. New sections in the automotive mechanics and carpentry Fields Are expected to begin this fall. In addition the Bennington office of the state department of e employment Security has announced that it is now seeking applicants for courses to be held this summer for nurses aides waitresses and chambermaid. Other personnel matters including a letter from state education commissioner a. John Holden or. Regarding next year s Beni administrative organization will also be taken up by the school Board. The Board two weeks ago approved for recommendation to District voters next week a 1965-66 budget of $814,745 and will propose a tax rate of $7.30 to raise Revenue not otherwise of attained to meet these expected expenses. An additional tax of 93 cents will have to be approved by voters to meet the districts 1965-66 assessment of slightly Over $75,000 received from the it. Anothony school District. Bennington Banner wednesday june 23, 19053 relax and enjoy the Beautiful Vermont summer with a portable tape recorder fighting a Brush fire a Bennington Rural firemen squirt water on a fire that burned Over an estimated 2.5 acres of Brush tuesday on a High tension line right of Way just off the South Stream Road. Robert Morrissey is holding the nozzle. Buckler old Bennington hearing tonight residents of old Bennington Are reminded of the hearing called for 8 tonight at the old Bennington schoolhouse to discuss the application of the Sisters of St. Joseph to acquire the Home of Lawrence and Mary Becerra for use As a dormitory for St. Joseph College. The proposed use of the building would be a variance under the Village s zoning ordinance but permission for the variance May be granted by the vintages zoning Board. The Board has called the Public hearing to allow residents to express their views before making a decision on the matter \ Muon brochures offered of a a a Montpelier a the greater Vermont association has published two new guides for tourists. One locates different kinds of crafts a pliable in the state and the other describes Scenic highways Points of interest and natural attractions. The latter a summer and Winter map and guide lists Public recreation areas lakes and Ponds Mountain areas ski areas Golf courses airports lodges and eating places. The worlds greatest music amp the finest sound reproduction is at your fingertips by a no a Channel master Quot transistor radios by a Elgin a Panasonic a Channel master 13�?o recording tape by scotch amp Kodak n0veck-Shultz, Tel. 44�69�6 Jill main Street Bennington Vermont Quot All i said was show me a filter that delivers the taste and 111 eat my hat. A a i. S. M i l. Lucky strike Jill cars try new Lucky strike filters surf and Sand fun for the Young set Nichols m Terry cloth Sand Box suits in a wonderful selection of prints and styles. All at 81.89 sizes s m l Ivall in our juvenile shop

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