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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - March 28, 1978, Cincinnati, OhioA Cap per project Ohio Flis toricu.1 society i�?o71 17th ave Columbus Ohio 43211 \ fam pc postdoc paid Orest hitts journal March 28,1971 single copy 1 a school Cost climb continues the Forest Hills Board of education monday night was to receive a budget forecast of 1978 that Calls for More than a million dollars in additional spending Over the 1977 actual spending. District expects to spend $11.59 million and take in $11.7 million leaving a $126,714 balance at the end of the year. Figures to be presented the Board showed salaries continuing to take the Lions share of the budget some $8.1 million has been appropriated to handle the systems payroll. This is compared to $7.4 million in 1977. Also jumping Are fixed charges from $1.4 million last year to $1.75 million estimated for 1978. Tax duplicate is seen As $210 Hillion. With this figure multiplied times the operating tax rate of 32.68 Mill $32.68 per $1000 of property valuation tax duplicate income is expected to be $6,862,800. State income is seen to be $4,136,228, other income $493,470 and non Revenue receipts $60,000. System began 1978 with a beginning balance of $166,036. In other Bustness the Board was expected to approve Wiota Patterson a a graduate of Anderson High school and an n Dirkse Kimberly Ann Friand Rena Ioa Marie Phillips Jamie Lee Smith and Daniel c. Weaver As graduates of Turpin High school. Accept a donation of s6o0 to the Summit elementary school Community activity program from that school s Pat. Learn that Doris Eyles 18 year teacher in the District will retire effective aug. 31. She is a kindergarten teacher at Newtown elementary. Learn that Gladys Phillips special activities person in the food1 service department will retire effective june 9, after 13 years of service in the f had. Grant a leave of absence to Marianne Forck Sherwood elementary teacher from sept. .1 to aug. 31, 1978 As an Extension of maternity leave. R approve appointment of Mary a Viccioni Ayer elementary Cook and Gloria Schneider Turpin High Cook both Are effective March 28 with contracts ending aug. 31. A approve Eleanor Fischer Nancy cok description is 76 pm 1977 actual i97f a salaries 16,883.242 57,448,269 $8,126,050 8 supplies 545,834 540,082 619,200 c i tar Ais aalnt.5 107,159 124,935 137,300 0 replacement equipment 123,985 135,333 151.000 a repairs s open order 477,799 709,906 728,850 f fixed charges 1,262,608 1 ,447,404 1,755,320 6 contingency a -0 to -0 h capital outlay 61,842 58,363 69,100 a interest. -0. A a a 5,000 su8 total 59,462,469 510,464,292 $11,591,820j principal a -0. Do. 750,000 total Cape Wal Tures 510,464,292 512.341 .820 those 1n 1976 and 1977 in parentheses represent costs which had previously been paid in the Community activity expenditures have not been added into totals. The total expenditures of the Forest Hills school District is seen As $12.31 million for 1978, compared to $10.46 million in 1977 and $9.46 million in 1976. Kohler Jenny Meyers and Nancy ver Seman substitute teachers on an Quot on Cair basis. Approve a Resolution on Field based teacher titles of Quot instructional analyst Quot to Quot analyst Quot and Quot curriculum specialist Quot to approve a request from the Forest Hills teachers Assn. For pay Roll deductions for educators political action committee. Revise the guidelines for travel expense. Learned that eight curriculum guides have been completed for Home economics courses. Were furnished a report on the ser vices of the Hamilton county office of education by Arnold s. Collins superintendent. Next regular meeting of the Board will be at 8 . April 10 at Sherwood elementary school. Spca cites dog owners several dog owners in the Vicinity of Wilson elementary school were cited by the society for the prevention of cruelty to animals Spca last week. Owners were cited for Lettine their dogs run free and for net licensing their pets a Spca spokesman said w a the Spca visited the area last thursday after principal Charles Williams called and complained mime performs at Newtown sex Pion on c�u8e Given mime Robert Post of Columbus talks with students at Newtown elementary school about the relationship Between movement and music and non verbal communication. Post delighted his Young audience with skits and juggling. In skits he became a wine maker s assistant stomping grapes and mimed a burning Candle and parking meter. At left he lounges against thin air. Post is part of the artist in the classroom program in Columbus City schools. The March 3 explosion in it. Washington that destroyed a Home and injured two a persons one fatally was caused by a leak in a Gas pipeline. This was the cause listed in a 6tin can9 letter arrives at Summit Elva Roche stamp collector and Media specialist at Summit elementary school received a letter this past january postmarked March 12,1977. Miss Roche Isnit blaming the us Post office for the delay however. The letter was mailed from the Pacific far East lines . Monterey in the South Pacific. It was mailed by sealing it in a biscuit tin which was thrown overboard to be towed by the tongan Island Canoe mailman to the a tin can Island. That a the Only Way the Island receives mail. The mail is stamped Nina food tin can Island and taken Back out by Canoe when the next Steamer is due. Normal delivery is every six or seven months. A Friend who knows of miss Roche a interest in Stamps sent her the letter which has been added to her collection in the Library at Summit. Miss Roche first became interested in Stamps through her father who was also a collector. She started out collecting general Stamps but decided to switch to Stamps dealing with children a literature just to a make it harder for myself a Stamps commemorating Disney characters., a the legend of sleepy hollow puss and boots Dickens Pippi Long stocking and Jules Verne Are displayed along with Stamps of . Presidents famous Art works and foreign countries. Foreign Stamps Are provided by friends and relatives who travel or live aboard or through miss Roche s own travels. She has travelled in Europe Panama and throughout most of the . Alaska is next on her Agenda of places she would like to visit. Stamps from the Panama canal zone were supplied largely by a brother who has lived and worked in the zone for 30 years explained miss Roche. As interest in the zone and the canal treaty grows interest has increased in Stamps from the zone she noted. A stamp depicting carnival time in Panama and one showing the Thatcher Bridge Are among her panamanian Stamps. Children Are fascinated by Stamps and often bring their own in to share with miss Roche and classmates. Stamps can often Lead to questions dealing with history and social studies and result in a real learning experience for students. The arrival of the tin can Island letter for example led to questions about How people live on a Small volcanic Island that has Little communication with the greater world. A the children get interested in things and then they get me interested too a miss Roche explained. She Hopes to revive a stamp club for Summit students. In the meantime she continues collecting Stamps and coins and becoming involved in the children a latest interest Rock collecting. Elva Roche has added this a tin can Island stamp with its unique cancellation to her stamp collection at sum Mil elementary school. Ltd collections please u you receive the journal by Carrier its collection time. Our Carrier will be knocking at your door sometime in the next few Days for collection. Please remember that payment is voluntary and that your Carrier receives commission on every collection thank you about three dogs harassing the children at Wilson. Local residents say the dogs have been roaming in the neigh boyhood since last fall frightening children and in some cases., attacking other pets. Each citation Wil Cost the owners $18, the Spca spokesman said. He added that the situation appeared corrected last week but he had no Way of knowing if it would happen again. Report filed by the Cincinnati Gas amp electric co. With Federal and state agencies. The pipeline explosion levelled the Century old Home of Forest and Nellie Brooks 2313 Beechmont ave. The elderly couple had lived there for More than 50 years mrs. Brooks died March 9 from the injuries she had sustained. Cause of the leak was listed As a in the cd amp a report. Playground Cost expected to hold with inflation causing most costs to go up in government services As elsewhere Anderson township trustees have been pleased to learn that the township s summer playground is expected to operate this year for about the same As last. Jeff Watterson has been approved As the coordinator of the eight week program for the second straight year. He will i e trustees salary proposals at then april 20 meeting. $5500 a Day spent to fill Cincy potholes it costs the City of Cincinnati $5500 a Day to fill potholes according to James Jester superintendent of Highway maintenance. At least 20 Crews Are placing an average of 120 tons of Asphalt Concrete in Street potholes each Day said Arthur Bird Public works director. Around May 1, the City will begin its largest Street surfacing and rehabilitation program at a Cost of $7 to $9 million in local state and Federal funds. About 35 Miles of streets will be resurfaced and 98 Miles will be rehabilitated. Highway maintenance will concentrate on residential streets an entire suburb at a time while private contractors will do the work on major arteries. Evaluation team visits has thirty three Cincinnati area educators spent three Days at Anderson High school last week conducting the North Central association evaluation of the school. A Complete North Central evaluation is made every seven years according to principal Chris Stefan. It is not known when the results of the evaluation will be made available. Above Paul Dietz Richard Vollman and Joy Cantwell work on reports after spending a Day at the school. Every subject As Well As general areas such As philosophy and objectives school and Community curriculum student activity program instructional materials Library medial guidance services school facilities staff and administration and food. And health services were studied by the evaluators. Or. Ralph sinks assistant superintendent of Hamilton county schools is chairman of the review team. Ceta manpower needs discussed april 12 trustees with specific needs for manpower to fix potholes and repair roads trustees Are considering constructing a Salt shed that would hold 3000 tons of Salt a Winter s Supply at one time. Trustees Hope to be Able to Purchase Salt through the county engineers office and get a lower Price per ton Public meeting set on 5 mile sewer proposal Hamilton county commissioners and the metropolitan sewer District have scheduled a Public meeting Early in april for the 500 property owners to be affected by the $3.4 million five mile sewer line. Notices of the meeting will be sent to everyone on the proposed sewer line according to Richard Fahey mid superintendent of administration. County officials have discussed easing the Cost to some homeowners in the area. Included Are some subdivisions abutting the county line. Cost of the sewer is unusually expensive because the area is extensively developed and streets in subdivisions will have to be torn up to install the pipe said Fahey. A Federal Grant of $1.9 million will help pay for part of the sewer costs. The entire amount for local sewers is usually assessed the Benefit Ting property owners. Anderson township trustees Are expected to discuss Ceta manpower use at a special meeting april 12. Tom Taylor president of the trustees said John Dalheimer head of the Road Crew is to provide attendance More Normal at Ayer after illness hits there were not As Many children absent monday at Ayer elementary As the last Day of school last thursday it was Learned. No figures were available at press time. An illness reportedly swept through the school just before the three Day easter weekend keeping 125 students and six staff members away from school thursday. About 20 students became ill Early wednesday morning and were sent Home. Symptoms were said to be similar to a virus including violent stomachs and nausea. School had been in Contact with the Board of health. Some parents were ill too the school Learned. Watterson proposed the program run from june 12 through aug. 12, utilizing Ayer Maddux Sherwood. Summit and Wilson elementary schools 12 30 to4 30 . Included would be the weekly activities at Anderson High natatorium Beechmont putt putt Beechmont Rol Lerena and King pin lanes. Watterson figures that the program is estimated to Cost about $8944. He foresees a total Cost of $9544 with Revenue from a soft drink machine bringing in $600 to bring Down the costs. Breakdown he furnished trustees was $9244 for salaries $100 for arts and Craft supplies and $200 for playground equipment. Forest Hills journal 544 Batavia Pika Cincinnati Ohio 45244 528-1111 10�% coverage of Anderson township it. Washington Newtown. California every tuesday. Forest Hills journal March 28, 1978 published weekly on a tuesdays at 504 Batavia Pike. Cincinnati Ohio 45244. Circulation audited by first of season first Crocus of Spring might have been at the Home of Walter and Dorothy Schneider 1415 Larry to drive. There were 15 Gold Flowers in the clump. Mrs. Schneider Secretary of the Anderson chamber of Commerce and Active in the Anderson Hills women a club was extremely proud of the blooms and immediately Uoti fed the journal. A by my m k

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