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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 20, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 10 _ THI LITWMOW Student-Teacher Ratios Concern Of Associations aOWMaB ten received warily bjr the Lethbridge school board. Home tad school the aid Elementary Sdjooi concern over rumors that public school district fb- to increase daisroMn and studcat-fcaeber ratios tight Student teacher ratios and.dude marking essays and oth- dassroom t _ -jare has re- quested permissioa to reduce staff by one teach- er aid instead take two or three Dr. Lanoa said. tte ievohnt no addi- IMMK rffrrmr to the board, a principal a free to do Oat if he so denret lUBOff CHOW TOWCHT Th. 30-vok. Norman at Zbyrr-mbWipomy th. choir ho. mod, obout 30 raxorcb________________ Passover Festival Starts Today 100 concern o yeor. Ticket, for mis series concert AAntaion substantially tbic year of the fiaaaeial R placed oe Ktoel dWriete this year by the department of edu- cation. Ttey abo asked if the beard planned to replace qualified teachers until large ambers of classroom Dr. 0. P. Larson, pobuc superimendent, has written letters aaraering the parents' question, explaining that the average studem- teacher'ratio for. the whole school system far 19W win be almoct identical to that m 1969-1970. However, he said, "a few classes may be as high as 35 students and tew may be as low as eight or 10. This bat always b-n the case." "The-aidec are Dot expected to take over instructional re- There are. readily perform aritas free tb. teachers lor prola.- sional respansibilioM. 'This should ia tun the effectiveness of the t-tal school Dr. said. Aides wffl aft he faread .._. he said, and _ requested by the befare they wiM be Contract Pro On ATA Agenda proposal for more too time a ekmeotary sehoote wffl be among topics Passover, the ta Jewish history and repoled the most revered and popular holiday in the Jewish faith, be- gins at sundown today. The festival marks the birth of the Jewish nation yean ago when God savrf the aaarf by the Paasover Seder, t naval meal by tam- and invited friends and ret which tefc fee atorj of the Paasover Lethbridge local April wvya The average for the p u b H c WW fiklt. Coop Sales ncreased For 1969 Total sales, to the operation of the Southern Alberta Co-op- erative Association Ltd., for 969 were up slightly over 1968. V 19W volume was 66 and in The co-op has seven state in soothen which carry a uB line of farm supplies. The cooperative has been or- ganized for 45 years, and Ks fac- ffiies have been constantly un- der expansion. Last year saw a new petroleum and lumber out- let constructed in Cardston, and lumber outlet in CoaHate. The co-operative hvestnck commission operating at UK Al- berta Stockyards in LethbridRe reported a very good year, det pile increasing competitJon.From other firms. (The co-op's live- stock buying and selling com- isEWO was started in Some 53 persons are employ- ed by the co-op in southern Alberta, an increase of one per- son over the past year. Patronage allocations for the year were estimated at down from 1968. The fed- eral governments wheat reduc- tion program, and the current wheat glut combined with in- creased operating costs were reasons given for the decrease school system, with jtudente, will be one teacher. Due to enrolment Teachers' Association neakcr wB be Jim Crash pi cunts Ctntrat' Elementary" Sohool and cbatrman of the teal's aabry art contract negotiating com- A Denver, nrttee. Larry T. Larivee, beea n- The anr department of edo- ported safe foOowinf a ...i_ I___1. CSlnwaWv in various grades and at rioos schools the dacsroom axe may be substaotuny Wgber than the average, since stu- dents from two grades are sel- dom mixed, and schools have a limited number of dassrooms tan Lett- cation farmula for datf size crash B the a! aim be datcuased. while on a b other ATA activities, bridge to Edna. Maorice Landry, 'directar ci He Wt Lethbridge Frrfnw on elementary education for the the fflUnile J _ i___i .iLi I jj.. i at times forces crowdme. (Teachers still object to.the averages Dr. Larson qootes, since they do not consider CMUJemViY I VMC Letbbridge separate acfaod dis- ffigbt plan to trict wfll conduct a meeting on ska. probtems reUted to His singfeengine Pjaae in rte missin me in elementary jchoob, TaberApriia. 7 _ preparatior, tjne, spare periods, absenteeism Sue to illness' in schools where there is a "buffi-in" sobstitute teacher staff sbe and a number of other factors. (Some teachers say-tbey sus- pect the realistic student-to- teacber ratio, taking these fac- tors into account, is closer to 30 students'for each and the average dassroom size seems to support their argu- in reported missing Friday. An armed forcei m a taather at in Edmonton the Lethbridge ted recemd. tote rriATA'cfctrkt represent- from an ofl COBW ative for Lethbridge, wffl at- winch had picked np Mi. tend a meeting of not Lari- ment.) Dr. Larson said ihe solutions open to the problems of'ciass- i_ Fellowsriip Won By Borons Man A Barsons man.B. 'L. Allen, was recently awarded one of 38 fellowships for port-graduate study in fields related J in patronage payments. Stow grain sales and cash shortages in the farm.commun- ity have been a source of con- cern to the co-op, according to its officials. 1970 157 OPERATIONS In the first quarter of there were 857 operations per formed at the Lethbridge Mu- nicipal Hospital, major and WO minor. room size are to change dividual school .boundaries yearly or to empioy more teachers. Parents object 'to many boundary changes, he said, and there is not enough money available this year to employ more teachers. Concerning aides, Dr. Larson said that every school in the system is allowed to employ clerical aides to assist admin- istrators and teachers on the basis of ooe clerirtl .ikfe for every 14'teachers. Sach high school is given one extra aide, regardless of enrolment. I Classroom aides are a spe-l rial case, and Dr. Larson said there is no thought whatsoever of replacing teachers with aides to the detriment of the quality of education in the dty. said it is planned to as- sign, classroom aides on re- quest this year for junior and senior high school English teachers, on the basis of one aide for every six subject teachers. The aides win be qualified for their work, which wffl in- portation. The was made by accouncement _________, the Canadian Transport Commission. the fellowship is worth at the masters. degree level and J4 500 for doctorate, studies. Ah additional allowance is provided for winners wkh de- pendent dakten. Mr. AQen.'was a winner at the doctorate VeveL Mr. Larivee, an ex-army flier in the U.S., was described as an experienced pnpt, with nying boors ta heScpptere and 300 in conventional aircraft, Summer Hours At City Hall baU is now .operating OB hours, morning. Hours city baD oau to p.m. .effcctwe natfl Sept 14 wbm wffl again come' into effect. Winter to 5 p.m. a.m. DRY CLEANING COM OKKATGD BY THE POUND PiR POUND MWIMUM Of 4 fOUNM LEE DUCK DRY CLEANERS 330 I3rh M PHoii. 327-2770 LUDEN ONTZET HIEP HIEP HOiRA! NU ZUN WEER VRU Herinnert U nog bevrijdingKiag? Wy hopert Canada to danktn door middel von ten gift. Hetpt rfow Uw von THE DUTCH CANAWAN COMMIHEE 1945-1970 M SOUTHCKN AIMKTA f.O. ICTHMIOOf, AUPTA living mih th. open for ooraVw. but provide outdoor living for Thh aportm.nt under conirruetion on Driv., of 4th St. S., ho. wth are becoming o familiar light in leth During permits were iwued for building 20 apartments and 33 duplexes. Mori of have been compkted ana' majority of nSem which aril more than 1W hava an officiol of hall soid, Gardner Bridge Vow Repaired CRANBR06K (Special) The Wanton- bridge across the Kootenay Biver on the southern transprovrnctat highway, (High- way 3) is now back in opera- tion. It was damaged to the extent c< to J15.000 the Bight of March 31 when an Transport Ltd. vehicle jack knifed midway in the bridge. The bridge branch o( Ihe de- partment of highways was ta charge of the repair job. HOSPTTAL INCOME Operating income earned the Lethbridge Municipal Hospifa during the first quar ter of 1970. ART DIETRICH DCNTURE CLINrC lUf. Mayor's Proctamatiwi Chamber of Comnerce Week WHEREAS rhis community can benefit from friend- y relationships among business competitors, between City and the surrounding oreos and other tommumtm across Canada, between employer and employee; WHEREAS this community con benefit from new in- dustries, good business conditions, more lourisH, eivK jobs, better facilities for education, heolfh ond WHEREAS lethbridge Chamber of is a voluntary orgoniiotion o< citizens work rojemer to gools and genwolty to improve business, to build a better community, ond ta develop better in our community, ogr province ond our country, 1, by virtye'of vested in do hereby, proclaim eivk luppott for CHAMBER OF COMMERCE WEEK :being observed Apri 19-25 ond coif on oil citizens to lend their internl iupport and co-operation in making this observance successful In every way. A. C. AiHMfion, Cily o) Iwfibrldge See. Our New Spring tatfuon MERLE NORMAN COSMETIC BOUTIQUE MAIL 32MJ25 "Home of the Personal Beauty rim' TRAVEL WITH A GAY-WAY MOTOR HOME 1. A MOTOd that has tht rliJint qvolHy rhrt of a big tar. i. ELIMINATION Of GKOUNO NOISE. How nlc. to with ont onoihtr ot opposite of motor homt travellinj without, having !o shoul. MANNM Of CONSTXUCTrOH providM consldtrcAly mor. room 1ttan in most mofw nonws, 4. NO TOf SWAY. to nmt lowtr from orownd to roof iKon ony other mokt o) motor thin ominf down on wind and giving more gas mlkoft.. 5, SPtCIAl ATTACHMtNT for wwer which tliminatw having to ttiui reducing moving te .bout THE CT11Y MOTOIl HOMI known todoy wiiS both twin gaucho bedi parked on car con parked linee flu Gay-Woy is less than 10 ft. overall. s, mnrim rM. to OAT-WAY MOTOR HOMt. McDONELL MANUFACTURING 1M1 AVI, t. ;