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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta JO THE LETH3RIDGE HERAID Thursday, August 27, 1970-------------------------------- School Readiness For Five-Year-OUs ead Start Proiect Ready For Third Year By JIM WILSON Education Writer The Lcthbridge Head Start project starts its third year Sept. 1, building on two highly successful years of operation. Some 35 to 40 children will at- tend daily classes this year. The project provides a school readiness program to meet the needs of five-year-old children who for some particular family or cultural reason lack the same opportunities as other children their age to learn the special attitudes and general knowledge needed for success in Grade 1. Some families are new in ploy her again for the full 1970-71 school year. Mrs. Jill Kolkas, chairman of the Head Start curriculum sub- committee, told a regular pro- ject board of directors' meeting Wednesday she expected the program to follow more or less the same curriculum as was used last year, modified as needed by Mrs. Cordukes, un- til Mrs. the new Cordukes can assess students to see what special equipment and new in- struction will be necessary. Mrs. Kotkas said her com- mittee plans to approach all city service clubs and organiza- tions this year asking for dona- tions of special equipment needed but not covered by pro- vincial or city grants. Modular Housing Okayed In City :anada, speaking a language jther than English; some have extreme financial problems; ome have special family first factory constructed modular housing unit in Lethbridge will likely be erected within two or three basic unit is completely prefabricated in the factory, using assembly-line techniques; moved to the site in too parents have had cmiaren in the program in the past two years, and they were most anxious to see it she ems including sickness or leath; and in some cases, ex-optionally large families in hemselves create a need for ;xtra help for the children. Head Start's budget is inanced on an 80-20 split basis Between Uie provincial govern-nent and the City of Leth-oridge, and rente a classroom rom the separate school Municipal Planning Commission Wednesday gave approval to an application by Squire Developments to put together the factory fabricated dwelling at 2015 13th Ave. N. The commission ruled July 29 the units should not be restricted to any one part of the city and that they on special dollies; and assembled in one or two days. While prices are not yet final, the spokesman said they should be about a square foot, including a full basement. In other business, the commission refused an application by Henry Homes Ltd. for a 10-storey motel on Mayor Ma-srath Mrs. Cordukes plans to hold several parent-teacher interview and discussion sessions throughout the year, and hopes to arrange as many general home and school sessions as possible. She said she was impressed by the "good working relationship of Head Start and the St. trict in St. Patrick's School. The project's teacher approved on an individual basis, provided they met was made on the year is Mrs. G. L. Cordukes, selected from among 37 code requirements. In response to a request of city council's failure Tuesday to pass an Laying cants. Mrs. Cordukes commission, the first the zoning bylaw that originally from Australia, where she attended a teachers' college soecializing in for a building permit was referred to them. An examination of the plans increased density standards in C-8 commercial (highway) ion of small children. She has also studied the unit met all requirements and there was no standards refer to the ratio between the floor worked in England, and it should not be a building and the total jeen teaching most-recently units also meet the site on which it provincial champion- ?oremo5t. The teacher's aide will be Mrs. Frances Vander and Housing Corporation regulations and qualify for CMHC proposed amendment would have increased the ratio to 1.00 from .50 thereby fire department hose coupling competitions for 1970 will be held Saturday from 10 who has several years of experience as a regular spokesman for Squire told The Herald that while there floor area equal to the site area rather than only half of m. to p.m. at the Centre Village Mall behind the No. 2 room type of mobile home hall on 13th St. N. Mrs. Ann W. Johansen acted as a speech therapy consultant .ast spring, and Head Start of-Jciais hope to be able to qualifies for CMHC loans, this type of modular house is not be confused with a mobile commission approved an application by McDonell Manufacturing to establish a motor home manufacturing teams from all over the province, all winners of area championships will be competing. SMILEY'S units, made by A and C Knight Manufacturings Burnaby, B.C., and Medicine Hat, are flexible in size, 1502 2nd Ave. 9. Necessary re-zoning for that application was approved by council public is invited to at tend. There is no charge. GLASS LINED WATER HEATERS S120 AND UP Phone and can be tailor-made to individual requirements. There are about nine models, with variations in Also approved were two applications by Gergely's Glass for fascia signs on their building at 335 13th St. Honor Ball Team application by Giadnto Pietramala to convert a Little League All Stars i i HDAD Al Ilil 1 LHoUK at 544 13th St. N. to a bakery was tabled pending comment from the health and be officially recognized by the City of Lethbridge. The city will host the team and their parents at a din- m Corner 13th St. and 2nd Ave. [SOCIAL FOR i Friday, Aug. 28th 8.30 Money On Fruit! BARTLETT PEARS, PLUMS, K Music by "THE RED COVER CHARGE in Creston Valley Members and their invited Aug. 28tH on. Follow Highway "THE COUNTRY THREE" will bg playing in the construction K Friday Apples ready about Sept. 12th She also hopes to find finan- cial assistance for supplying Head Start students with milk and snack periods in both the morning and afternoon classes. Mrs. Cordukes told the direc- tors she hopes to continue par- ental involvement in the Head Start program this year, par- ticularly in the field trip ac- tivities the classes undertake. She said she has visited most of the parents whose children attend the classes this year, and reported that all parents had expressed their keenest interest in the pro- gram. They have a desire for their children to gain as great a benefit as possible from their Head Start experience, and Patrick's school staff, and the easy access to the-school's fa- cilities" that the project has. Mrs. Kathy Russell, chair- man of the Head Start board of directors, said one of the pro- ject's major, concerns this year lias been to make certain par- ents applying for Head Start for their children are aware of other special education pro- grams available in the city. We don't want to refuse children unless we can offer an aternative that will help she said. A delegation headed by Dep- uty Mayor Rex Little left this morning for Edmonton to meet vith-provincial government of- icials concerning the city's >econdary sewage treatment plant. City manager Tom Nutting and Alderman Joe Balla are he other members of the group. Premier Harry Strom has in- dicated he will be available for h e meeting and it is hoped that James Henderson, minis- ter of health, will also be in- cluded. City council decided Tuesday direct contact with the govern- ment was necessary to clarify Rotary Horse Show Sept. 10-12 More Ulan in prizes will be awarded in the sixth an- nual East Lethbridge Rotary Horse Show, Sept. 10 to 12. Some 275 entries are expect- ed for the show's 105 events, coming from Saskatchewan, Montana, Idaho, B.C. and Al- berta. All events are recog- nized by the Canadian Horse Shows Association Inc., ant the Equestrian Federation ol Canada. The show will be held at the Exhibition Pavilion in Leth- bridge, and is open to the pub- lic. Events are run hi the after- noons and evenings for the three days. Judges are Joseph A. Van- orio, of Pound Ridge, N.Y. and Leonard G. Milligan, ol Aurora, Calif. The steward is G. W. McEIroy, of Lethbridge and veterinarian is Dr. E. G. Price. Announcer is William Holt of Lolo, Mont. Special entertainment will be provided each evening by Dan Weisen and his horse Perfecto who have given shows through- out the U.S. and Canada. A special show will be held Sat urday afternoon. The Hotary Club is issuing special passes to the horse shows and Mr. Weisen's and Perfecto's performance, to senior citizens' homes in Leth- YOU ALWAYS DO BETTER AT North Lethbridge 324 13th Street North Phone 328-4441 For Hard To Find Hardware From A to Z Awls to Zinc You Always Find It At HOYT'S NORTH LETHBRIDGE Spray Paint Caulking Guns Ladders Window Glass Pipe Concrete Patch Copper Tubing Chain Saws Oil Cans Weather Strip Sporting Goods Small Appliances Bicycles Grommels Chains and Hooks Shelf Brackets Screws Cabinet Hardware Bolts Door Closers Wall Anchors Clamps Casters Tools Electrical Supplies Lighting Fixtures Housewares and Gifts Pop Rivet Kits Awls Tape Measures FOR THE DO-IT-YOURSELF PLUMBER See Our Expanded Plumbing Department City Delegation Meets Strom the situation, particularly in iglit of a letter received from ;ho environmental health ser- vices division stating that the plant was to be completed by .he July 1, 1971 (late set by the health department. Completion of the plant by that date could add an extra to the cost, which has QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental Mechanic Capitol Furniture Bldg. PHONE 328-76841 now been estimated at about million more than the previous estimate. Awarding of the contract has been delayed while the city seeks an extension of the com- pletion date and explores means of raising additional money. Jen's Uniform Centre SUMMER END SALE ALL READY-MADE UNIFORMS OFF We have to moke room for our new fall and winter collection in the latest materials: FORTREL FORTREL COTTON DACRON ARNEL 404 5th Street South Phone 328-3631 Upstairs bridge towns. and in surrounding NOTICE County of Lethbridge No. 26 1. The 1970-71 School Year begins September 1st. 2. First Day of School: Schools in Coaldale, Coalhursr, Nobleford, Shaughnessy, Iron Springs, Turin, Readymade, Hardieville, McNally, and Hutterite Schools- Time of opening Tuesday, September 1st a.m. Schools will operate one half day Sunnyside: Time-opening Tuesday, September 1st a.m. School will operate full day Picture Butie: Time opening Wednesday, September 2nd, a.m. Schools will operate the full day. 3. Newcomers Newcomers to the County should determine the school their, children will attend (Phone 327-2628) and pre-register at the school on Thursday or Friday. 4. Bus Routes New bus routes have been arranged in all districts except for Coaldals School. Maps are on display in the County Office (contact Mr. Koole) and in the school attended. (In Picture Butte at the high These should be studied by parents or students prior to the -first day of school. W. R. Madill Secretary-Treasurer ACTION TIME REGISTRATION AUG. 31st to SEPT. 4th Program Areas YOUTH from 5 to 8 p.m. Kinder gym 4 to 5.years Crafts Club Programs Aquatics Gra-y (Grades 4, 5, Junior Hi-Y Clubs Judo Swim Club Physical Program Fitness Program Male and Female Court Games Special Interest Classes Aquatic Program Health Club Serving The "NOW" Generation NOW Watch for complete program details in Saturday's Herald. This courtesy of the following community-minded business firms: ADULT Union Milk Co., Ltd. A Division of Dairies ltd. Advance Lumber Co., Ltd. Mountain Minerals Ltd. Oliver Chemical Co. (LETHBRIDGE) LTD. ;