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Fairbanks Daily News Miner (Newspaper) - May 10, 1986, Fairbanks, Alaska Daily news Miner Fairbanks Alaska saturday May to 1986�?5 in a also seeks to delay hiring of any teachers the Fairbanks native association has filed a motion with Superior court expanding its request for a preliminary injunction against the school District to include Stop Ping the hiring of any teachers until District affirmative action procedures Are reviewed. The of Nav a original complaint against the District resulted in a temporary restraining order delaying the hiring of two elementary school principals. Judge Jay Hodges set May 14 As the Date when he will decide whether the Case ought to be heard by the court or the state human rights commission. Patricia Baker Benally who applied for the principal position at Hunter elementary school and is joint plaintiff with fan in the com plaint against the District has already filed a complaint with the human rights commission. Paul Barrett attorney for the fan said Hodges will not consider the additional motion until May 14, and May choose simply to turn the whole Case Over to the human rights commission a we re just expanding what we re asking for a he said. The of Nav a complaint came about after finalists for the principal positions proved to include no minority candidates. Baker Benally who is qualified to work As a principal or superintendent of schools was eliminated before reaching the interview stage because the selection committee raised the requirements for teaching or other school experience from three years to five. The committee changed the requirements because there were More than too candidates and they wanted to reduce the number of interviews. District officials have defended the selection process saying they did solicit applications from qualified native candidates. There were Only three native applicants for the two jobs according to personnel director Rick Cross. None made it to the interview stage. Looking 11 a dance r Johnson coma Ley funds change could trim Aid Alaska native and american Indian students in Fairbanks could lose More than $175,000 for supplemental education programs if a new method of distributing Federal funds is adopted state officials say. A we Are talking about losing tutors Counselor after school classes summer Camps and other support services for native and Indian students in Fairbanks a a said Sandra Juneby administrator of the boroughs Johnson Omalley program. The Bureau of Indian affairs Doles out nearly $20 million through the Johnson of Malley program for the nations native and Indian students each year. Under the current funding formula native and Indian organizations in Alaska get twice As much funding per Pupil As programs in other states said Joan Fisher Johnson of Malley education specialist in Anchorage. The skewed distribution of funds is based on the High costs of education in Alaska Fisher said. Tribal governing bodies outside of Alaska brought a lawsuit against the Bureau of Indian affairs complaining about the unequal distribution of funds two years ago Fisher said. As a result Federal officials Are asking 309 tribal governing bodies outside Alaska and 197 Village governments in Alaska if they want to change the funding formula. Tribal government officials were asked to cast their votes by May 31. The current method of distributing Federal funds allocates More Money for higher education costs in Remote areas like Alaska. An alternate method would Divide the total amount of dollars in the Johnson of Malley program equally among All recipients. The latter a equal distribution program would Cut More than half of the funding now Given to tribal organizations in Alaska Fisher said. This year alaskans native organizations received More than $5 million or $253 for each of 21,650 students in Alaska who qualified for the Johnson of Malley program. Most native and Indian organizations in other states received about $110 per qualifying child Fisher said. The Fairbanks native association got $400,000 through the Federal Johnson of Malley program to coordinate educational activities for 1,742 alaskan native or american native students in Borough schools this year. If the new funding distribution plan is adopted the Borough school District would probably lose eight of the 15 staff members paid through the Johnson of Malley program Juneby said. 50 years ago May to 1936�?mrs h e. Revelle who operates the rapids roadhouse on the Richardson Highway is in Fairbanks on a Brief visit to obtain supplies. Her trip Over the Donnelly dome is the earliest Ever made by automobile she said. She also reported that Harry Revelle and Harry Wilcox have had a fair season trapping in the rapids District where a great number of Moose and Caribou have been seen this Winter. 25 years ago May to 1961�?members of the Fairbanks woman a club mrs. Merl Thomas and mrs j. Harold Perry presented City librarian mrs. Hugh Longley a reference Book to Mark Library week. The donated volume was a the Home Book of to years ago May to 1976�?longtime resident Celia Hunter was elected National president of the wilderness society becoming its first alaskan and first woman president. Hunter first came to the state As a member of the women a air Force service pilots ferrying cargo planes around the nation during the closing years of world War ii. She stayed and has been Active for Many years in conservation related enterprises. The Fairbanks North Star Borough division of animal control reports that the following animals were impounded As strays May 9. Husky Shepherd mix White with a Pink nose. Male adult 26th Avenue red Collar. Cat Short haired Gray and Black Tabby with White male adult Lakeview Terrace injured. The above animals will be held As strays for 72 hours longer if they have id after which they May be adopted or destroyed. For More information on redemption and adoption fees Call 456-6226 24-hour recorded message of attractions and events in the Fairbanks area 456-info visitor information Phon a service of the Fairbanks convention and visitors Bureau 550 1st ave., Fairbanks a 99701 907-456-5774 a a a hammocks greenhouses barbecues trampolines and much More the backyard specially shop 2173 University ave. Ii by 479-3382 North pole chiropractic clinic we. A. Tewson . Office hours Mon. Fri. 9-6 saturday 9-12 located in colonial Plaza 3375 Badger Road North pole Alaska 99705 488-1885 Bible Baptist Church honors a couples will renew marriage vows. A Beautiful personalized certificate for each participant. A free gift for each mom. A gospel soloist pianist Mark Rogers will be sharing in All services. Doug Duffett pastor 452-1407 a 913 College re. One mile from Bentley mall god s gift. An understanding Moiser. A she open eth her Mouth with Wisdom and in her Tongue is the Law of kindness. A prov.31 26 those unique qualities that Only a Mother provides a soft Cheek. A helping hand. A gentle a Welcome discerning quiet a a knowing bit of care free a see through Friend. Wrapped in a variety of fragrances from delicate perfume to Home made bread motherhood is a gift from god. Join us As we recognize mothers. 8 30 . Amp 11 00 . 10 00 . Sunday school for All Ages 6 00 . Gospel concert with Mark Rogers a Friday night performance a dance of love by Leroy Perkins correspondent at North Star ballets dress rehearsal thursday Mary Lee had a badly sprained ankle and Elizbeth Sims was nursing her Back. As Lee limped from the stage to ask for aspirin a photographer thanked her for giving him and the rest of us so much enjoyment. A that s Why we do it a Lee responded with the Quick Bright sincerity that characterizes her dancing. She told the truth. At fridays opening night performance at Ala Skaland no one was holding Back no one was protecting an injury. Several of the dancers were doing what ballplayers Call a playing Hurt a except that these artistic athletes done to play Ball and Arentt paid. They dance Flat out every performance because they love it and because they re willing to share their pleasure in movement. Community reviews is your Chance to agree disagree or merely comment on news Miner arts reviews. Letters received by 5p.m. Tuesday will be published in the following thursdays arts Page. Write Fairbanks daily news Miner Community reviews p o. Box 710, Fairbanks 99707. Friday s opening night audience loved them in return in what was probably Elizabeth Storvick a last performance in Fairbanks for a while at least. She a recently been awarded a year s scholarship at the National Academy of the arts in Champaign where Shell spend her Junior year of High school. What a going away present she gave Fairbanks she radiated enthusiasm and Confidence every time she hit the stage. Its been a pleasure to watch this talented performer mature through the years and some of them were difficult. Now she dances like she knows what she wants to do and she son her Way. Godspeed. But she was not alone in turning in a standout performance. The company continues to flourish under artistic director Mark Schneider a careful and expert guidance. His a opus to Waltzes for the Northern lights is another reason in addition to Storvick a Farewell performance that you should attend tonight a 8 of clock performance. It is nothing less than a master piece of choreography that captures the often whimsical yet unforgiving intensity of the Interior. The dancers Shine with a Luminosity that seems born of the solar wind blowing across the darkness of space. They whirl like excited ions through patterns of random symmetry powered by Prokofiev a sometimes manic score. Susan Andrews repeated her memorable performance from last season Mary Helen Haseltine will take the part tonight and judging from her dress rehearsal run through she a ready to join Storvick and Lee As the very Best of Fairbanks growing corps of competent dancers. Pas de Danse an ensemble formed last year by Deril Balough to specialize in partnering also continues to get sharper. In a dance la Amore a Alan Hutchinson turned in his most composed Solo yet of the several times in be seen this number. Ann Zito is beginning to emerge As an arresting artist and Gay Ellen Heath and Dave Nelson danced with passion and conviction in Balough s a we Are a with music by Debussy. Leroy Perkins has reviewed dance for magazines and newspapers in Albuquerque. Omaha and Calgary he is a National endowment for the arts dance critic s fellow holds a doctorate and teaches in the University of Alaska Fairbanks English department or Stover by More important to watch. 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