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Delphi Carroll County Comet Newspaper Archives May 16 1990, Page 1

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Delphi Carroll County Comet (Newspaper) - May 16, 1990, Delphi, Indiana 0?/n? St a Bra by to i Ana Arches Patmon 0000 fled Tanasoi to in phones Delphi 564-2222 Flora 967-4135dcsc adopts textbooks for six years textbooks for Delphi Community school corporation for six years were adopted at monday nights meeting the Board. Adoption followed presentation recommendations by the committee which had studied their possible adoption. Elementary Middle school and High school committees made the recommendations. A waiver from the state will be sought a Middle school textbook from Houghton Mifflin which had not been published following the release the approved state list. Secondary level handbooks were discussed by principals Robert Duke and Reed Mccormick who outlined changes recommended. The recommendations were approved. Principals presented the 1step results which had been received earlier in the Day. A detailed report will be presented later. The letter from Teran Armstrong requesting a years leave absence to study for Arr additional degree which had been rejected at the previous Board meeting was reviewed. The Hoard had discussed the request with two principals involved and affirmed its earlier decision. Armstrong a concerns were discussed by superintendent David Smith. Summer contracts were discussed and approved. Or. Smith will hire additional aides As needed. He said that Treva Rossiter and june Brown were additional aides not the list which had been presented. Cheryl Natterman resigned As girls elementary coach As did Grace anon Camden Library aide and Lyn Masterson. Bob Floyd was approved As varsity wrestling coach. A . Smith said that a meeting with corporations teachers is scheduled monday to discuss Channel i which was considered at the previous Board meeting Home room proposals will be discussed at that time. A 26 foot trailer costing Between $500 and $1000 was purchased from accused building Trade funds to store tools. The bus which had been used provided no Security because its condition. Building trades student insurance was discussed. In order to cover students who do not have primary coverage it was recommended that coverage be increased from $2000 to $5000 for each incident which included death benefits. The estimated Cost in crease was 300 percent. Students participating in the class show primary coverage and the secondary coverage will remain the same. Or. Smith discussed Drain and sewage problems in the Hillcrest elementary school area. Carroll county a commissioners Are looking for a right Way for an easement from water and sewage lines to the Indiana Packer Plant South Delphi now under construction. The superintendent is to provide additional information to the Board later. A . Certificate was signed for Bonnie k. Smith. Textbook adoption committee members were elementary Steve Carroll and Terry Beach co chairmen Joanne Gasser Maryanna Smith Diane edging Nancy Beach and Tim Conner teachers Liz Hill Barbara Heath Peggy Dale and Bonnie Horn parents. Middle school Kaye Petry chairman sue Ann Cornell Debra Duff and Jean Howard Mary Van sickle teachers Robert Duke principal Donna Cross . And mrs. Pete runs Julie Gainey Kathy Shuler Kay Justice Carolyn Maxwell Robert Resler sue Brubaker . And mrs. Nord Zootman Jane Kolb and Barbara Brown parents. High school Earleen Alvarez chairman Laura Baker and Morris Buck teachers Clay Sledd and san Dei Wert parents Jim Meyers and Tony Sturgeon students. Summer school offerings and staff will be remedial language arts and math Deborah Hyman and Maryanna Smith Grade i Sharon brother Grade 2 Linda Carroll Grade 3 Lorraine Weckerly Grade 4 Linda Landes Grade 5 Robin Harshbarger Shirley Williams Linda Draper and Betty Jean Sprague aides. Language arts Grade 6-7-8 Kaye Petry and Jean Howard aides not named math grades 6-7-8 Annette Manahan and Dan Lapage. It Susan Freeman Grade 3 Pat Tieleke Grade 4 Tim Conner Grade 6 Alan Mcconnell Grade 6 consequences crime Grade 6-7-8 David Weckerly. Health physical de High school Karla Pearson Randy German. Weight training High school German. Driver de classroom Don Brothers. Remedial English grades 9-12 Sandra Duke. Facility usage approved was continued Back Page this Section Schrontz named Delphi postmaster local Art goes to Japan businesses and individuals in Carroll county sent has original Terry Lacy artwork to Mitsubishi International corporation to express appreciation for its participation in Indiana packers company a county project. The gift was sent with representatives from Lafayette since no one from the county was Able to attend. It was presented monday at a a a friends Indiana reception in Tokoyo. The Art a a May blues a expresses the landscape Carroll county. In a letter to Mitsubishi the donors stated the piece was selected because it exemplifies the progressiveness Carroll county and the talented people who Call it Home. Lacy left and his wife thin Are both artists living near Backfield. Comet photo Many Carroll rentals reduced reduced rental fee rates for textbooks to be used in Carroll elementary school next year because the textbook adoption which eliminated use extra workbooks was approved by the Carroll consolidated school corporation Boater at its meeting last night. At the . High level fees will vary according tto the course work taken by individual students. English classes wll Cost More be cause the adoption. Superintendent Robert Foreman explained that rental fees arc based die original Price the Book divided by the five years the Book is expected to be in use. A $4 fee is then automatically added to each child a rental costs. Assistant principal Dan Ronk discussed preliminary step results. State data is not available and another presentation is to be Given at the next meeting May county probation officer appointed Bob Mcfatridge former Carroll county resident and 1979 Delphi Community High school graduate has been appointed chief probation officer for Carmi i county Dis appointment will begin monday. Mcfatridge graduated from Purdue University in 1983 with a Bachelor arts degree in mass communication journalism. For the past four years he has worked As a juvenile probation officer in Marion county. He is married to the former Renee Faubion and they have two children Justin age 3, and Kylie 9 months. They plan to move to the arca when they sell their Home in Beech Grove. Quot i am looking Forward to moving Back to the arca and seeing old friends Quot Mcfatridge said. He added that he is also looking Forward to working with the judges and bringing some new ideas to Lite probation department. Mcfatridge was appointed by circuit court judge Donald Myers and Superior court judge Jeffrey Smith following the death i. Dale Macurdy. Mcfatridge is the son Thomas Bob Mcfatridge and Betty Mcfatridge near Rochester formerly Camden. 29 at 8 . The basis for elementary ratings this year was changed. All students were rated nationwide last year and this year it will be by state. More san dents did not pass step this. Year with 23 failures recorded As to compared to three a year ago. A a freshmen and juniors were not rated but there is discussion ratings next year which would mean those students would require remediation if they did not pass step. Ron was concerned the . High students did not score As wed in Reading As the elementary level. He feels this could indicate a need for a Reading instruction at the High school level. Summer employment includes _ remedial Reading and step Jocelyn Ayres Linda Harrold Cecelia Henning Ann Humphrey Michael Hyman Jeanette Marcum ii riot ii r Cli ill i Jill Shuler pal Spence. Instructional assistants Rita Brannon Myra Compton Alice Fellows Mary Freeman Jill Krossley Jean Martin Bret Mcgill Paula Nelson Virginia Yoder. A a summer enrichment programs Are planned but must attract 15 students in each to proceed. They arc play dough economics David Felly. Introduction to French and introduction to mandarin chinese Wyndham Traxlor Carter. Splash and mini beasts Maxine Shanks. Great planet search Carn Johnson. Achieving Art Karen Shand. Music music music Jeanne Thornburg. Other summer programs include summer swim Dan Reedy and Andrea Jones Driver education Roger Nelson music Robert Thornburg government classed go Hub recreation supervisors John Hendryx and Mike Landis bus cleaning Nick Crank and Jon Achor Book cleaning Tracy a Cakley and Bill Dillon exterior maintenance Hendryx. Mary Mccarty Jill Blackburn Nancy Davis Deb Freeman and continued Back Page this Section Delphi a new postmaster is Robert r. Schrontz Kentland. Although he has been serving As postmaster in Kentland since 1980, he said the Delphi area is familiar territory to him. He was raised a farm near Buck Creek and graduated from Buck Creek High school in 1957. He later came Back to the area to serve As Buck Creek postmaster. He also was a Rural mail Carrier at Battle ground for eight and a half years. Schrontz served in. Die Navy for six years and entered the postal service in 1961. In addition to postmaster and Rural Carrier he also has had experience As a City Carrier and clerk. This will be the fourth postmaster position he has held. Quot in a easy to get Al orig with and my office will always be open if anyone wants to tap my door and come in Quot Schrontz said. His appointment was official May 5, and he will be in his office a regular basis beginning tomorrow. He plans to move to Delphi As soon As he can and wants to get involved in the Community. He is a member the american legion Robert Schrontz and coached girls softball the last six years. He also is a former Little league coach. Quot Delphi is a Nice clean town and i plan to stay Here Quot Schrontz said. He remembers attending Delphi sold settlers Celebration in past years and was pleased to learn that the event is still held. Schrontz is the father four children. Lafayette. All reside in West county sends gift to Japan representatives from Indiana Are a Trade Mission to Japan and Korea this week seeking business. Officiate from government chamber Commerce organizations and private Industry in an Effort to generate Trade with the state. Although no one from Carroll county was available to go the trip a gift was sent to Mitsubishi International corporation in appreciation for its sponsorship in building the Indiana packers company near Delphi. A Quot friends Indiana Quot reception was held monday in Tokoyo where a gift Art was presented behalf the county. Mark Davis president greater Lafayette Progress inc., and James Richie mayor Lafayette made the presentation. Possible mid june tax deadline Deputy treasurer Marilyn Farrell reports tax rates have not been received for the 1990 property taxes but arc expected Early this week. Printing and mailing the tax statements will proceed rapidly after the rates Are calculated. The treasurers office expects to mail the statements in time for a mid june deadline. When the new deadline is approved by Lite state Board tax commissioners the Date will lie stamped in red the outside the tax statement envelope. This year will he a Success for the average person if he gets a Little less than he wants but a Little More than he deserves. The artwork was paid for by citizens Carroll county the Industrial development corporation City Delphi Flora Community club Bright National Bank Indiana National Bank and Salin Bank. 1 to. 7 a a the gift selected was Quot May blues Quot an original piece by Terry Lacy who lives near Rockfish. Both he and his wife fran arc artists who specialize in paper Art. Lacy explained his Arl form As Quot the landscape Carroll county is a Basic ingredient in our lives. Through the changing seasons it is always there always the same and always changing. Light fog rain time Day season the year All these play a role in changing each acre each Day. Quot As an artist i find this landscape to be a Rich source material and inspiration for my work. Through the medium handmade paper i have refined my ideas into finished one a kind pieces work. Quot with Subtle Light the horizon rimmed in Pink a May blues is a recent work reflecting the Flat landscape looking West above the Wabash Valley. Handmade paper allows my to form a Sheet with the rough cd Hill i l l i ?.cu materials that feel like natural materials from our landscape. It gives me the Freedom to develop an object to represent the landscape rather than drawing a a pictures a. The Lacys have refined their process paper making to accommodate their particular concerns in producing one a kind pieces. Colton fibres arc beaten to a pulp mixed with water then poured into a Mould. The process is repeated As Many limes As desired in different colors until the final surface Quality is achieved. Pigments Are used rather than dyes because the color lasts . Lacy a work can be seen in collections All Over the United states including Indianapolis museum Art Scott gallery Atlanta ga., ism Indianapolis Upjohn inc., Kalamazoo midi., Radisson hold Indianapolis and Orlando fla., Proctor a amp Gamble Cincinnati o., Beatrice consumer durables Oak Brook ii and Indiana state and Purdue universities

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