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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 6, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta febnury f, 1f74 THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD -15 Opening entertainment Jim Dandies trumpet trio perform in new Cardston High School wing. 'Parents part of education' Flag presentation from Lou Hyndman to Rod Shaw CARDSTON (HNS) Education Minister Lou Hyndman told parents here the Cardston High School belongs to them and they should feel they are a part of the education system. He was speaking at the recent official opening of the new wing of the scnoof. Superintendent Grant Matkin suggested parents offer more ideas and constructive criticism on the education system. Mr. Matkin said the department of education is removing a great many guidelines, an indication educationists are willing to listen to citizens. Principal H. L. West remarked that fundamentals of education remain the same as they did when the first school was started in Cardston in 1888. Because of technological advances 75 per cent of high school graduates find a job or vocation that was not known when they were in Grade 1 Cardston MLA E. W. Hinman presented a picture of Sunwapta Falls to Mr. West from the department of education. Rod Shaw, Students Union president, accepted the flag of Alberta for the school from Mr. Hyndman. Mr. Shaw formally presented the score clock and marquee to Willard Brooks, the Cardston subdivisional trustee. Mr. Hyndman was introduced by Bryant Stringham, director of field services for the department of education. Mr. Stringham is a native of Cardston and a former high school principal here. District calendar "Operation a government capital projects assistance program, will be discussed by department of culture, youth and recreation officials at a meeting set for 7 30 p.m. Wednesday in the Isabella Sellon School at Blairmore a regional Catholic Women's League meeting, to be hosted by the Blairmore CWL, will hear Raphael Lagario of Calgary speak on "peace and development" at 1 p.m. March 10, in the Blairmore Credit Union Hall with CWL groups from Fort Macleod. Pincher Creek. Twin Butte, Bellevue and Coleman attending the Coleman Pish and Game Association will hold a general meeting at p.m. Feb 11 in the Coleman Lions Scout Hall to discuss the plans for the annual trophy night to be held in March and to elect officers Vulcan Kinettes need an entertainer for their annual ladies night out supper and party Feb. 16. Theatre Calgary visits Foremost Stage production features audience participation FOREMOST (HNS) Watching the strained expressions on the faces of a hundred youngsters heaving on imaginery ropes to raise an unseen town hall roof is just one of the highlights of the magnificent dramatic productions now being staged by Theatre Calgary for Alberta school children. The group of five professional actors recently commenced a tour of the Resources centre agencies moves into new building Frank Slide rejected as historic site MP Joe Clark (PC Rocky Mountain) says the federal government has advised him of its refusal to designate the Frank Slide a national historic site. Mr. Clark said be was told disasters such as the slide did not contribute significant- ly to Canada's de- velopment as a nation, the main criterion for national historic sites. His request was a renewal of one made earlier by the late Lawrence Kindt, then MP for Macleod He said he renewed the request when he noted the government had designated the site of the Cypress Hills massacre, which he thought would be considered a disaster. All agencies involved in Medicine Hat's community resources centre project should be moved into the centre's building by the end of the month. A release from the project committee says the Alberta Mental Health Association and Family Services have already moved to the CRC building, formerly a nurses' residence. The department of health and social development is expected to complete its move this week. The centre is designed to co- ordinate health and social services throughout the Medicine Hat region and avoid duplication. Paul Bartlett. Newell Fire bosses certified COLEMAN Some 21 mine examiners fire bosses employed by Coleman Collieries have become members of the Association of Commercial and Technical Employees, 1706 of the Canadian Congress. Certification was recently granted the local the first organized in Alberta, and the charter was presented Sunday at a general membership meeting. Members at the meeting voted in favor of a collective agreement and elected a bargaining committee, consisting of Ed Taje, president, Joe Kommperdo, vice-president, Joe Forunatso, secretary- treasurer and Ed Michalsky, recording secretary province's elementary schools. They perform two plays, one for primary pupils in Grades 1 to 3, and the other for Grades 4 to 6 pupils in the intermediate grades. They performed recently at schools in the southern region. According to stage manager Anne Whitfield, the present productions went into rehearsal late in December. The tour has been going three weeks. They generally give two performances a day in different schools. The touring Theatre Calgary caravan operates similar productions for junior and senior high school students in the fall of each year. The primary production is entitled How the Rain Came. It is a Chinese legend complete with dragons and the young audience is involved in the action in a limited way. Audience participation for Organizations the middle padesTis more extensive in an entertaining production called Short Shrift By Saskatchewan writer Rex Deverell. The action in this play centres around the small hamlet of Short Shrift, population 14, which has been unaccountably itsiiuvwl from the map. This action produces a strange lethargic effect on the population. The play recounts citizen Fred's attempts to remedy the local "illness" and revive the dying community. In a recent performance at Foremost, Leslie Saunders played Rosie. the village baker: Julie Stockton rose County representative to the association, has been re- elected chairman of the committee. Other executive members include: vice- chairman Lucille Moyer, Medicine Hat; secretary Marion Wells, Brooks; treasurer Florine King, Medicine Hat. Schools open TABER (HNS) Taber school division trustees have relaxed their use-of-schools policy and will now allow church groups and other non- profit organizations to use school facilities subject to prior need by the schools and school groups. The new regulations do not permit use of schools on Sunday or during the extended holiday periods at Christmas, Easter and during the summer months, during which times school cleaning and maintenance work will be done. Groups using schools must make prior arrangements with the respective school principal, and must provide their own expendable physical education equipment such as volley balls, basket balls, badminton rackets and birds. well to the challenge of varied men's roles as a quack doctor, disreputable car salesman, crooked judge and power- hungry politician: Lynn Ivall's performed as Ben the shoemaker, mayor, the police officer and a speeding driver Grain thieves remanded Vegetable producers seek higher returns for crops Three men involved in the theft of about bushels of grain from various locations on the Blood Indian Reserve will be sentenced in Cardston provincial court Feb. II. Regis Bruised Head, James First Charger and Leonard Chief Body, all of the reserve, pleaded guilty Jan 28 to charges of theft over 1200. TABER (HNS) Southern Alberta growers of vegetables for processing win seek higher returns for their crops this year through board negotiations with processors. The annual convention of the Alberta Vegetable (for processing) Marketing Board, held here recently, resolved that negotiated prices for their vegetables be commensurate with those of cereal and other alternative crops. Growers were advised that increases in the pea and corn acreages had already been indicated by the processors. The meeting, which drew growers and grower delegates from local districts east and west, heard reports of the year's activities by chairman Jim Tanner and other board members. Tom Krahn of the Brooks Research Station staff, speaking on the future of the processing vegetables industry, expressed optimism for vegetable production due to declining stocks of vegetables, increase in the per-capita consumption, and the expanding world population. At the convention's noon luncheon, Taber's mayor Arthur H. Avery said that agricultural industry is vital to the town, and extended the town's aid in promoting the vegetable processing and other new agri-industries in the area. Ed Hamula of Edmonton, Caravan exhibits scheduled FOREMOST (HNS) The Ace Foundation will be operating its Alberta Caravan Exhibits at the Foremost School Feb. 15 for public viewing. The caravan consists of five displays. Pupils from Grades 1 to 6 will be scheduled for hour-long guided tours between 9am. and noon and between 1 and p.m. Exhibits will be on display to the public from 6.30 to p.m. The first display in the caravan is called The Indian and His Gods. It is a sensitive treatment of the religious beliefs of the plains Indians in which the importance of religions in their daily life is depicted by ancient relics, pictures, genuine artifacts and life-like figures Highlights are the displays of the medicine pipe and Sun Dance ceremonies. Next is a historical display based on 100 years of RCMP activities with particular emphasis on the role of the force in Western Canada. Called A Century in Scarlet, the display uses genuine artifacts, historical documents and arrangements to dramatize many of the legendary exploits of the RCMP through the years. The third trailer features a wildlife exhibit of more than 60 mounted specimens from all over the world. Set in their natural habitat, and within easy reach of visitors, are animals and birds of the Arctic, cave dwelling species, African and Asiatic settings, and a conservation section with rare, vanishing and extinct species. The next display is called Jewel Box of Nature- It is a spectacular display of almost 500 mineral specimens selected for their size, shape and color, but not rarity. A rock cycle chart together with samples of sedimentary, tnetamorphic and igneous rocks is followed by displays of crystallized minerals, gem stones, cut and faceted gems, replicas of famous diamonds, nourescent minerals, quartz varieties and material culture items. These illustrate bow man has attempted to shape and use minerals throughout the centuries The last trailer in the caravan is an art gallery featuring a blend of West Coast Indian and Eskimo art. The materials used have been taken from nature wood, stone, bark and the tusks and bones of land and sea animals. Inspiration for every item is found in the traditions and daily habits of people who live in close communion with each other and their environment The display demonstrates the clever and thoughtful use of materials at hand and encompasses the ancient beliefs of people who adapted to the rigours of life with skill. ingenuity and pleasure. industrial development expanding industry in the processing field, suggested consultant for the department district. Having recently that growers organize a tour of agriculture's marketing returned from inspecting J it division, explained the plants and new methods and and see for 'themselves, to possibility of new and techniques in the vegetable which the meeting agreed. Ceremony at Manyberries A TA inducts new teachers FOREMOST (HNS) Ken Kryzanowski of Irvine, Alberta Teachers Asso- ciation district rep- resentative for the southeast region, spoke recently at the induction at Manyberries of 16 new members into the teaching profession The ceremony was held in conjunction with a wine and cheese party and dance at the Manyberries Community Hall. It was attended by a large number of teachers, relatives and school committee representatives including superintendent of schools Cliff Elle. The evening was organized by Maurice Levesque, past president of ATA Local 12 and principal of Manyberries School Local president Allan Eng, principal of the Conquerville School, read the ATA code of ethics. Those inducted were Dennis Hazell, Joyce Pisko, Dale Tousignant and Rita Unruh of Foremost; Maureen Gose of Conquerville; Cliff Collins of Etzikom; Sharon Jensen, Patricia Wendell, Juanita Schlachter and Sam Perverseff of Burdett, Marion Kuhl and Brenda Stryker of Manyberries; Marion All and Terrance Olstad of Senator Gershaw High School, Bow Island, and Roger Sept and Wes Kubat of St. Michael's Separate School, Bow Island. Foremost School welcomed a new teacher. She is Kathleen Wright of Calgary who will teach music half time and elementary reading half time. She replaces Adele Wilson, now on leave of absence. Miss Wright has extensive teaching experience at Pincher Creek and Calgary. She is the holder of four degrees in music. She has the ATCM in piano teaching, bachelor of education and music, degrees from the University of Calgary and a diploma in music education, also from Calgary. She also has extensive post graduate work at Toronto and London, England. 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