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Eastern Hills Journal Press (Newspaper) - February 13, 1991, Cincinnati, OhioHe journal press a wednesday feb. 13, 1991 a a3 parents part of Success of Kilgour school students by Darin Keith Lewis contributor classmate Kate Haisam of nestled along a quiet Little Street in it. Lookout Kilgour elementary school has been going about the business of educating students since 1922. Mary Kilgour donated the land at 1339 Herschel ave. For the Little red Brick school House in memory of her deceased husband John Kilgour. Much has changed since the 1920s for schools. For Many districts the late 1980s and Early �?~90s seem to have carried in a wave of failed tax levies increased school discipline problems lower scores on achievement tests and a growing Lack of parental involvement. Kilgour elementary school Pas managed to maintain High academic standards parental involvement and proper student conduct in the face of All that. This racially balanced 52 percent White students and 48 percent Blackton alternative Cincinnati school District neighbourhood school of kindergarten through sixth graders approximately 450 pupils finished first in the City among All elementary and Middle schools on the California achievement test cat scores for math Reading and language skills in the fall of 1990. Kilgour which serves students from it. Lookout Madisonville and Hyde Park was also presented with an academic achievement award last August by the superintendent of schools or. Lee Etta Powell. According to a sixth grader at Kilgour Erin Riser of it. Lookout the cat was a really it. Lookout agreed a i thought it was very easy. They teach a lot of the stuff Here that was not on the cat test a she added. A yeah like a lot of geometry a agreed fellow classmate Katina Cherry of Madison Ville. Cherry who a loves maths was disappointed to find Only a couple of geometry problems on the cat. Riser Hanisian and Cherry said that most of the students at Kilgour thought the test was easy. Was there something in the drinking water at Kilgour that made these youngsters love math and do so Well on the California achievement test How did they do it Yvonne Neblett language arts and social studies teacher said Kilgour is very familiar with receiving High scores on tests like the cat. Neblett who has taught at the school for 15 years attributes that Success to supportive parents interested students and a hard working staff. A we work very very hard to try to make the school have the right environment in order to provide the youngsters with the kinds of things that Are going to make them interested in doing Well a Neblett said. Leading the staff is Kilgour principal or. Catherine Petrosky who has a doctorate in education administration. She has Only been with Kilgour for two years. But according to Neblett she already has a a winning personality with her staff parents children and the or. Petrosky attributes the academic Success of Kilgour to the synergy of parents staff and students. She was pleased with the schools first place finish on the cat but she stressed that the teachers Are not teaching the students just to pass tests. A they done to just teach for the cat test they teach you for life a said Michael Powell of Hyde Park. Powell is Kilgour a sixth Grade student Council president. A Ythi involvement and commitment of the parents is a significant Factor a said or. Petrosky. Parental involvement she said covered the Gamut from organizing school fundraisers to tutoring students All of which was done voluntarily. A a that a just the kind of parents we be got at Kilgour. We re very fortunate a said or. Petrosky. A we have a lot of parents out there that we have to pull in that Arentt yet involved and we re reaching out to a my parents Are always up Here a said sixth grader Erin Riser. A they do a lot. And other parents too. They run things like the carnival a fundraiser in May. Its just amazing How m Ich they do a Why Are parents so involved with Kilgour what Are the incentives a i Volunteer to get involved with my school a said Stacey Bavis of it. Lookout. She has been a Volunteer Parent for seven years at Kilgour. Bavis did no to hesitate in calling Kilgour her school. Bavis helped to Start Many of the computer programs now at Kilgour. She also said that she is involved with Kilgour because she Felt it was important for her children to know she was visible and Active in their schooling. A a in be been a room Mother just about every year that i have been Here a said Kathy Tomain Wal Mart offers $1,000 scholarship officials of the Fields Ertel Wal Mart store have announced a $1,000 Wal Mart foundation Community scholarship will be presented this Spring to an area High school student. The scholarship payable Over a one year period and awarded to a College or University bound student will be based on the students Scholastic and academic achievements extra curricular and work activities As Well As financial need. Store manager Dave Deputy said a we Are very proud to offer this annual scholarship to a deserving area student on behalf of our store and the company. This is one of Many efforts by Wal Mart stores inc. To support education and enhance the opportunities of our area youth As Well As contribute to the Quality of life in the communities we Deputy went on to explain that a team of judges consisting of area business and Community leaders will be formed to evaluate the applications and conduct student interviews before making final selection. Interested students May obtain applications from their school Counselor or administrative office. Applications must be returned to their school by the third week in february. The Wal Mart scholarship is one of Over 1,600 scholarships totalling Over $1.6 million being Given by the Bentonville Arkansas based retail Chain throughout its 35-state Trade territory. Get hooked on health meats amp catering f3nu1s specialities sole Almandine stuffed flounder god a Lemon it wild Rice cod w Broccoli it Mozzarella lobster tails cooked jumbo $a99 or pm a Orange Ujj r0ughy h lenten feature halibut steaks 192 calories/4 of. Perfect for grilling. 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Despite All of its positive attributes Kilgour is not impervious to the effects of toxic realities like a failed school tax amp by and discipline problems. What cutbacks will the Cincinnati Public schools Board of education be forced to make at Kilgour a nobody knows for sure a said or. Petrosky. A a in a sure that other schools will face perhaps a teacher cutback or maybe a program cutback. In some ways we re fortunate that we re neighbourhood As opposed to an alternative school because we done to have a lot of the a a extras Are things like student Counselor and nurses which Are often found in alternative schools. A what we do have we need. We done to want to lose anything but we done to know a she said. What about discipline problems at Kilgour ? a we have very few problems in discipline a said the principal. A a that a partly because we be taken a pro Active or. Petrosky explained one program called extra terrific or . A program focused on catching students in the act of doing something Good. Snapshots of the students Are posted on a bulletin Board in the schools main hallway a most wanted list but Only of Good Guys a we do this each month and at the end of the Quarter we have a special . Drawing a said or. Petrosky. Several names Are picked from the list of students caught doing something Good . Lining up in the Hall without talking and they win a prize. Or. Petrosky said that Kilgour has another disciplinary system set up to Deal with those children who repeatedly get into trouble. First the child a parents Are notified. Next the child attends a wednesday after school detention. Finally if the situation Calls for it the child goes to saturday school. Kilgour elementary school. Its just a Little red Brick building on a quiet Street near a Park. A a we re just not in the mainstream a says or. Petrosky. 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