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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 28, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHSRIDGE HERAID August 20 students per teacher Taber teaching staff cut TABER In keeping nith its policy of teaching staff reduction to maintain an ap- proximate student teacher ra- tio of 20 to Taber division public school board has cut from the roster seven full and One part-time teacher. The from a total staff of 154 to 146 is based on full-time employment. In a number of the smaller several teachers are on a part-time basis to suit the convenience of the school sys- tem and themselves. Reductions came at W. R. Myers High from 44 to at Dr. Hammar from 12 to at L. T. Westlake Elemen- from 7 to at iPcwer lines to be relocated NATAL Regional District of East Kootenay pro- posals for relocation of a 60 KV transmission line around Cran- brcok have been accepted by B.C. Hydro. The line now rims through the city but the rerouting suggest- ed by Hydro would have gone directly through the Sylvan Lake park reserve where the RDEK hopes some day to es- tablish a park. Hydro also accepted the RDEK suggestion that the new line go north of the radio bea- cons rather than recross the highway at the Fernie turnoff. Chamberlain Grassy to 10 at En- chant from 5 to at Hays from 8 to 7 and Vauxhall Elementary from 18 to 17. No change was made at Kin- niburgh where one part-time and 2 full teachers are employ- at Taber Central where 12 are on and at Vauxhall High School with 23 teachers. One part-tune teacher has been added to the staff of nine at Barn well. School began Monday morn- under the modified school year. Teachers only reported on opening day for preparatory' work and staff meetings. Stu- dents were to spend a half-day in school today. The modified school year provides for an earlier school closing date next and a curtailment of some holiday pe- riods during the school year. bear surprises PINCHER CREEK Fred Stuckey of the Chipman Creek district had an unpleasant surprise re- cently when refueling his tractor in a field near his house. A black bear came out from between two granaries towards him. Mr. Stuckey didn't stay to argue with the bear when it stood up on its hind legs and growled at him. The bear took chase and Mr. Stuckey climbed a lad- der to the top of a hay stack. After a time the bear left. The fish and wildlife de- partment was called and as there was no chance of live- trapping the it was shot. The baar was three- year-old and weighed 400 pounds. Crisis centre for Fernie area FERNIE Plans are under way to provide citizens of Fernie and district with a spe- cial kind of about their community. Connected to the newly-es- tablished Kimberley Cristo Cen- the group provides services to Cranbrook and Fernie via a direct Zenith telephone num- ber. Information will be provided Committee to co-ordinate adult education activities TABER A educa- tion has been formed here to co-ordinate adult educa- tion activities of various com- munity agencies. Final plans for courses being offered will be made at a meet- ing Sept. 24. Any suggestions for courses should be directed to Betty before Sept. 24. .Personnel representing the Taber school Barons Eureka Health depart- ment of agriculture and the Taber recreation board have agreed to work together on the council. The department of advanced education recently announced a new program for financing non-credit evening courses for adults. Programs offered may in- such as basic courses dealing with specific ccmmunity such a drug or general interest courses. There must be at least eight students registered for a course to be eligible for the new grants. on emergency telephone num- social health and welfare offices and transportation for shut-ins. A number of young adults in Kimberley got together a few months ago to find a way to fulfill a need they saw in their community. Out of their con- cern grew the Kimberley Crisis although serious consid- eration is being given to chang- ing its name to denote its true service information and help for all not- necessarily those experiencing emergencies or crises. Linda a university student from has be- come involved with the Kimber- ley group in providing all the statistics needed for the centre to service this district. Miss Williams has contacted service the probation of- hospital and law- yers and so on to determine the lands of services offered by each. A sampling of in- cludes frea aid for those in psychiatric social health and welfare agen- doctors on and ser- vices provided by the service compansionship for lone- ly and elderly and rides for shut-ins. Other services can also be provided but are dependent on assistance from for Progress Three projects illustrate recent expansion in Taber industrial and tourism areas. Top workers place concrete footings for the Heritage Motor Hotel being built.by Metz Construction .At top roof steel and trusses are put in place on the Revelstoke Company's new retail store with Klok Con- struction general contrac- plant manager Gordon Suchla inspects ons of four bagging machines being installed in Southern Alberta Snack Foods Ltd. plant which will produce potato chips and corn pops. DISTRICT emergency transpor- and ting. The background work need- ed to extend the crisis centre service to Fernie has been done. Volunteers are now need- ed for special services men- tioned abova and some commu- nity-minded clubs or businesses are urgently re- quired to underwrite the cost of the Zenith telephone number. Additional information on the plans for extension can be ob- tained from Miss Box B.C. New pastor Sept. 1 PINCHER CREEK Rev. Ronald I. Harris will begin his new ministry as pas- tor of the First Baptist Church here Sept. 1. Mr. and Mrs. Harris are from Ponoka. He has recently graduated from Acadia University in with a degree in theclogy. He also has a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Alberta. Mrs. Harris is a school teacher. Rev. G. Easter has served the First Baptist congregation as pastor during the past year. Schools in the County of Lethbridge No. 26 Will open for the fall term on SEPTEMBER 4 At Picture only the teachers will be present on September 4. Vans will operate to schools in the town of Picture Butte on September 5. Students should be prepared to attend a full day. The schools involved Picture Butte High the Dorothy Dalgliesh School and St. Cather- ine's Roman Catholic Separate School. Vans will operate to all other country and St. Joseph's Separate School in Coaldale on Tues- September 4. Both students and teachers will be in attendance. 3100 students are expected to enroll In the 16 schools operated by the County of of thess 224 are beginners who will be attending school for the first time. REPORT your The Lcthbridge Herald Correspondent in Your Area GRASSY LAKE MRS. MARY TURNBULL 655-2332 IRON SPRINGS MRS. E. G. SORGARD 738-4460 LOMOND MRS. LEONARD CHASE 792-3646 MAGRATH MRS. DOUG MARKER 75M553 MEDICINE HAT MEDICINE HAT NEWS 527.1101 MILK RIVER G1ENN LEE 647-3531 Contact these people tor your District or Classified Advertising Health clinics set for district babies PINCHER CREEK The Chinook Health Unit will hold the following well-baby clinics during September. 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