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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta December 1970 THE IETHBRIDQE HERALD 21 Advantages of open area given to Fleelwood parents The functions and objectives of the new Fleelwood Bawden open area scheduled to open were outlined to more than 100 parents attend ing an information meeting at Susie Bawden School Tuesday The open area portion of the structure adjoining the present Susie Bawden School has a total of almost square feet of floor space and was termed the biggest in the by principal Joe Lakie said it had several advantages over the traditional clarssroom setup it is accommodating any size group movement from one area to another is not difficult as in schools with doors and hall ways teachers will be m close proximity and will work to gether more A feature of the area classroom is the library an square foot area in the middle of the easily ac cessible to all There are no walls around Hie library it is a part of the large class There are also three smaller backnp rooms off the main area that can be used lor ac tiviues that generate consider able such as showing The most beautiful room in Homeschool meet in January A meeting to discuss the for mation of a home and school or parent teacher association for the new Fleetwood Bawden School will be held sometime after the school opens in Jan The subject was broached at an information meeting for par ents at Susie Bawden School Tuesday night but little discus sion took place and it was de cided a meeting specifically re lated to home and school could be held at a later Marilyn past area coordinator for southern Alberta for the Home and School outlined to more than 100 parents attend ing the meeting the functions of such an Discussion from the audience limited to One was that a home and school group was needed be cause it was only through the pressure such an organization wield that education prob lems could be The other was that an indivi dual approach could be taken by each parent to work out problems with teachers and that no political campaigns were Ihe said is i schools had taken vears to de the music which faces I into the stage and adjoining j Classes in the new school will Lakie warned the parents not to look for immediate changes in the curriculum after Fleetwood and Susie Bawden students are amalga mated in the new complex in be basically the same as before the Lakie said that after much discussion it was decided to the students with theirold home room teach ers as much as al though they will be moving to new teachers for some There will be 25 teachers in The first few he ureic TO would be needed simply as a responsible period of adjustment to the new for about 600 Of 200 will be hi Grades 1 and 2 and will remain in the present Susie Bawden part of the com j will be in the new open i had only a few months to plan area along with 14 of the leach changes that other open area There was also a great deal of planning to be done before any program changes could be In My Opinion By CHRISTINE PUHl Herald Staff Writer flRLS chasing boys and boys chasing girls around VT in Hio olprnfimarv school Uilclbiiit that eternal soccer pole in the elementary school may seem cute to people watching but for the J frustrating Status report lakes 4 yearn OTTAWA CP The seven member royal commis s i o n on the status of women made its report nearly four years af ter it was established hi Febru llie headed by Anne an Ottawa broadcaster who is in private life John was in structed to recommend steps the government could take to ensure womens equality with men in every area of Canadian It was set up by the Liberal government headed by Lester Other commission members are Elsie Gregory a Toronto aeronautical engi neer Lola L a n g wife of a i Clares li o I rancher Jacques a Univerj sity of Montreal demographer Doris a Fredcricton juvenile court judge Jeanne City and John a law professor at McGUl Univer Humphrey submitted Uie only minority THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes low nil lolQin VICTORIA CP Hie J968 68 public accounts show that women employed in the British Columbia civil service work on the low end of the wage The report says only 78 of the people earning more than a yea r fire There are 13 government de including the male preserves of highways and pubj lie which have no worn en employed at the Arthur act1 ing chairman of the Civil vice says women j are interested in fitting themj selves for the executive Im supposed lo ask if you wish to make depositor a withdrawal jusl o you 1 can rememner Grade 6 how I felt when all the boys asked my best girl friend to skate and not Authorities say now children are matomg even quicker so in what position witrpeer groups does that leave students just turning 13 Many times I have had young teens ask me just where do they fit into the scheme of thenown social world They say their once closest friends are only interested in hobbies and the clique groups seem so selfcentred and shallow m What would you say to because after all it is an extremely important problem to them I could tell them to join different clubs and par ticipate in other activities because school surround ings offer such a variety of but is that where they will fit in IN MY this is why at this period there are so many large groups of friends Within this large many young teens who would otherwise be on the outskirts of can find companionship without actually being or expecting to be the centre of People now out of school or finishing high school may look back to those junior high school days and note the passing popularity of many groups and The girls who made a hit in Grade 7 seemed to quickly wear out their fresh appeal and the next year would greet a new group which had risen to popular 15 Who can say that those who were popular only for a short time lost because of moral values Maybe it was just their own selfrespect or verbal aggres Although in this day and age many people preach in my opinion no law can tell a guy what he thinks of girls he is supposed to when they are drinking and Although no boy could say what the exact rales are by which he there certainly are some present There is no way for a girl lo tell what he is actually thinking when in most cases Ins actions and words say something especially at the junior hieh As young people grow they are treated in so many different ways that no wonder they seem confused and many times After the age of 12 a child thinks of himself as mature and able to make adult according to David an Ameri can political A major crisis develops Cor high aged youth as they are faced with adult problems on dates such as sex and human emotions while on the other hand parents who realise their children need guiding may try and enforce too tight I could sil down and write in black and wlute what 1 think should be set behavior in situations of first going steady or just rules of activity but it needs to be said on a personal People generally all seem to read advice columns and then laugh at the fun and but dont kid the people who write are serious and very much need a personal They dont care if it also applies to hundreds of just as long as it is addressed to Even as a I have at times re ceived confidential letters of one sort or an Why do these people write to me its because tliey think that someone will listen to If not help them in some at least 1 was once told in a psychology class that the ma jority of people solve Iheir problems themselves just by having someone listen lo them so they can let evervthirig come olueVUlage TURKEYS Butter Ball over 20 CROSS RIB ROAST Can choicelb 89 SMOKED DINNER HAMS Swifts 1 BACON or Applowood COCKTAIL SAUSAGEPure VER ORDER YOUR CHRISTMAS TURKEY NOW I VolueVillage GROCERY PHONE 328175 CHRISTMAS STORE HOURS P I Open HII 9 and till Christmas IS n Open Wednesdays j 111 C 16th and 23rd till J V I M CCFFE SHRIMP Nabob Regular Grind Aslrct Pacific tin Crcnappls 1 0 bortle NUT ROLLS POTATO CHIPS Crosse and Blackwell 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