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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 23, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LEIHBSIDCE HERALD Jonuory School building policy probe set LIKELY FOR CHILD L'j-LM-i schccls a j :jy nlre :i ci y aiuuHinced for effect Hearing handicapped facilities lacking Mr. pub- V Dr P.'Lg -ir.d a t ve of the SL'-OO! awarded The VVliliv.v Crw'K School recipients "ri liberal Local Lii- WilV'.v Creek School Div.- received federal coniri- buLicn c: ro hire nine aides, saici Ker. Srailh. LIP cc- Tre To-ti of Vauxhall has '-ire 14 people for a with courtrccni space arc a three-vehicle fire r.aj. Altogether LIP rave bciTt atrrrrved in SoLT.-erri Aiber.a so far. Jraitr. said. "T-'.e of fall.-" off Li ir.e school age ivD'.Lb.dori policy. "I recer.'Jy iha: wi'.h ?msl'er urbim and ;ural the policy arrived a: :or CaJ- ar.c Ecir.or.tcn 10 them. 'The purpose of V.'ed- ".escay meet-ir." be t have a near-in dialogue re- g2rr.in2 iho problem o: decreas- and school Icing. T2 enrolment 0.574 rolled '.n the crrd-it arid riCC- crecit offerer 2; the Uni- serT. eo L" ci L credit pre- erairs --as Sorlns ?eiz- esttr's total vas i.TK. Fall semester's tc'al "-as 1.5C9. cer sercester's total 5K. Artendar.ce ior the courses ir. the of ccr.- tinuine educatior totalled 1.397 studenLs, with :-70 atrecdir.; the eprirje semester ar.d i 117 5t- teoisg the fall senester. enrolled fcr r.on- aris azd sciences totalled 'vhil; the tencar.ce ed-jca- 100 Copies S3.30 plus toi Schoo'l Before the pi an i? hy the p-L-blic beard, i: rcust ar- proved by the o: eo-jcscor.. Trustees h-cpe ;o re- ceive acproval for By HEKB LEGG Herald Staff IVriter Seven-year-oid Kormy Maslc-n is OB? ci 15 Lethbridge students ul-.o Px-itles a major barrier every time they enter a class- room. Kenny has been describes by his teachers, parents and friends as beiis oi average in- telligence, alert, extremely- ob- Ke uses the same le.imts mate-rials as the resc of his -9-sruder.t Grade 1 class si fecrge McKillop Elementary School. Bin Kenir> is the only one of bis c'-ESsrr.aies u a hear- ir.3 aid. The hearirg affliction is a bv.rcen r.ot only to bu: 'o his pstnls "acr.ers. For P. hav.r.g been cities ar.d homes, repeating Grade 1. situation is sometimes ur> csirable always e.-iima-.e ;here are a least 15 like Keitr.; vr.lii the ci'y'5 school systerri. Titeir ecly solution is to register in special classes at Calgary or Bock home five-creci; worses ar.d eracir-g procedures. Puir'Jc v rn ?crd there celecs :es i r ir-- by the Albert Schoc! vr.ii be held Fee. 22 to _4. Intersection crash causes 81.401) damage the city r_ai din- i age :a the t w o ir.- -rfttfe. lastHt Prints Copy vor.-ec. K: no MddsUr.e Earter. liiO j i c-r :o cress SL. or. She scrjci by a driver. bv Dardel Henry Rerr.- pel. of Coaidaie. -hich v.-as 1269 Tni'ra Aye. S tertbrio'ge northbound on 13-- Sc- Tha: s B-hs: aid. Biii :h? trsrsfr cica1: cus. D3r- To remove rr.eir fron: i class ar.d lo c: Robert. 15 V.a'e- is si ?.t. Maslec supwrs his Kenry's Xacize. nine r.. cCe seven. eet by fonabiy. BIT. -he Mislen family dees cot uzcer norniai u-as 'com of hear- he w'ss 13 ir.or5.hs ec- Lerhbrire schot: The fsrrJy TEf t-ircie :o receive frczi Leihbridae ior tha: The cos: oi such a prccrin; rxrmally rurrs per yaar. If Lethbridre had r-ot Kenny s fciber hive faced a So.noo ther- ap> LnU. evenlually en- tered 1. a special for (lie hearing handicap- ped. Calgary, his parents incrd a S65 per month charge for iheir son's room ar.d board. cost Tivc S650 cost paid by EUowarcrs 'rom the Ledibridge Piiblic School Beard. Kenny completed Grade 1 st Calgary in During thst school year, Ken- ny was housed niih a Calgaiy counle had three children their own one cf them also deaf but schcol in Edmonton. Mrs. Mnslen v-.-as able 10 Kerirv Cc.'gan" periodically ir.e vas able 10 rc'ura 10 his Lethbridge home abou six times during the year ior u-eekerd visits. :he vacation. "s '.IT.-? forced So fird a r.e'.v_ home for ir.dr bc-y. "H-c crip1? orig- accepted :he youngster him back. The MsS'.eos were no; able to !ird for ibeir boy. ror co'jld Calzar." Hearing Ker.ry to his oridnal' ;-o-e tirce at S73 pvr or about S750 the Lethbridee pub'Jc up the tab. Li adci'.on. Mrs. Masleri had spen: ir. personal travel for rhv monthly By This fam- iiv :'ari COSES of at Isas; W.3i--i of that ex- p-irje carr.ed by Ki- '.he dr.'s public school svsrera. Repeoting ;ha: csrL. Kenny was row repeat-; Grade I st Cai- pary. .'Ir5. said her hac :.i rep-ra; -.he year because r-id r.o training. :hir.r: going well Kenny Maslen wilh sisters, Nadins, 9, left, ond Andrean Wells, 7. _. year tt Cilrary. AI-.vays s. hy- coy. vrlih sirong fam- :'.y ties. fizh-j-.g rhe Lethbridge hcrr.e. rarer's ar.d family "3y ;'-e er.d of October 1772. :7.-.7 or three :n Kc-ry mto the car to I'.-OT, Lethbridre. icci: in bathroom, try to run and hide from the car. ''By we found Mme Mends in Calgary who Sdid they'd take Kenny arid try 10 elimisste his fear of leav- ing Lethbridge. He n-as taken to a cerr home and he go: over the problem.'1 Mrs. Maslen said. Tnen. just as Kenny was ad- justing to a more pleasant way of life, the Calgary family mov- ed to Vancouver. Remained The youngster returned to Lethbridge Et Christmas and has remained here since. Kenny arterxis Grade 1 al George McKillop School wlierc bis mo-Jier works as a volunteer aide in the school library. He speeds mofrt of his day in spe- cial education classes. Mrs. Maslen says her sen is trying to adjust hiassJ to f> otbsr new atmosphere he ".s of a class o: 3 studei'-S. not one of six stucco as r.e was at Calgary. Ye'. Kenny is stiil the only o[ his clsss with a hearing aid. Mrs. Maslen said her son's aid was purchased by Leth- bridse Kiwanians but the Mas- i-on family stiil has to pay fjch thiigs as aid cords. S34 to Si3 per year in the beg-rring. S12 to Hi per year: new ear moulds for the aid. t60 to SO per year: aid case replace- ment. KO per year. Jt. and Mrs. Maslen really know what the future holds ior their son. They are happy wicb his progress so far, bjt are concerned with the laci o; facilities at Lethbridge for c-her ETudecti like Kenny. ''His communication oth- '.her kids is very good. He can be teased jus: like any other boy, but only up to a point. Trying "He's trying hard (o be ci ths bu: he doesn't want to be different. His aid has to re hiddcr. his shut) and srmstimes he's embarrsssed ty the attention he Mrs. Masien Bo-Ji Mr. and Mrs. Masien believe more lunds must be re- leased by the provincial gov- ernment for special classes in cities such as Lcthbridge. Medicine Hst. Red Deer and smaller rural centres. They say mctrL parents of deaf children in Lethbridge are re- luctant to come forward. can't form a local sssiv ciauon. Most pecple don't really varjt to forward with their problem. "We're willing to spearhead a local group, if could get some support from other par- ents." the Maslens say. In the meantime, public school officials at Lethbridge. ci-y serrlce ciubs and concern- ed individually the problem. a solution is found, stu- der-is liie iriu continue to Sere or Lvzy frc.m hc-e v-riih. a hear- ir; aid and a strong feeing of ADVANCE LUMBER CO. LTD. Continues until Jan. 31, or as long as present stocks last VINYL SHIELD PANELLING 4'x8' sheets -J 73 thick ML Per sheet 3 ONOLITE INSULATION 'D' GRADE SPRUCE 4'xS' SHEETS 3'47 I Special 7J7 Special a LIMITED QUANTITY 3 CU. FT. BAG Tho icings '-i fuel ceils will pcy fo' avercgs ii iveu LUMBER SPECIAL HIGH GRADE UTILITY-FIR DIMENSION 8' 150 2x8, 2x10, 2x12 Per M ATTENTION RANCHERS: We o'ic hove in 12 2rd Cul 2x8 n 16 (I. PLUS MANY OTHER UNADVERTISED SPECIALS! Budget terms may be arranged on oil remcde.'ling and repairs including labor ADVANCE LUMBER CO. LTD. CHARGEX "YOUR PIONEER LUMBER DEALER SINCE 1925' 13lh ST. AND 2nd AVE. 5. PHONE 328-3301 DAIRY EMION SET FOR CALGARY The P-5th .iJhorta "s-l-iet sharing plan. Association cr_-.-Jil Hc-er s-ll; esplaL-i the --tl! be heid reb. 3. 6 7 at for lhe tua iioie; "i X TT T-T G31T-" Dr. Hucn I-. on-.c-r. A.Dena cf: sercult-ir-? be 7 srd proces- t'-e w-'-e- i-'c-e-'-- and de-i. si wha: L- ir. i c.-.i-'-- m to be much larger cen. Der.rr.ark year because w'Qir.en c-e ir.clu-ced in the geriercl in ir.e ORRPC brings last M.D.. Cardston iuto membership College enrolment up 223 sections of ihe rcdus- Tr.e niinifcer An of clents registered a: Ltthbrldse CoL'cje this is reportrd by LCC officer Gordon C-rllcrge. NFr. Co'Jecse said Monday totaled 1.140 s'.uderts. He said this mon'.h's does not include persons Liiaer ire Priority Pr Abou: 225 Ir. volved s-i'.h PEP a: 'he M-1'er.e during Jar.usr.- in a o: teacher? plan conference The fall semester at LCC is realized. Mr. Coiledge said- 1K5 student'. "Las: year. PEP students r-pie--n- PEP a oar B> ce.e.ji. SLUO..... T--.s ,ear] tave fro.T. Lie January students ui credit r.-.ent. an increase of Z3 stu- courses are registered cents oa campus this semester under the PEP plan.'' he said. ilz CENTRE VILLAGE MALL FHONE 3JB-4534 The Cardsto- has jo-ed man River Regional Commission. The all cities. toaT.s. ir-j-lcips! cis- and counties vvithi.i its territory. Only a fev small such as the Village of Karons, remain unrepresented ;r. :l-n OPIRPC Uw- Smith, executive director. JESUS YES CHURCH NO? COME AND DISCUSS OPPORTUNITY WILL BE GIVEN FOR QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS ANYONE WELCOME p m. FRITZ SICK SPORTS CENTRE TUESDAY, JAN 23 SUBJECT: "Why So Many COME, BRING YOUR BIBLE AND FRIENDS a d tcer. :o T. 2 i'1--: of t.vij'-" R. I- o: A'ibe-ta Kcrior.-i School Librarv Ir :o Rc.iir.-lcr. Lo'.r.-jridco Separsie Schcol Mr. Diifi ?aid hi5 associa'.ion hopes to ritjvelop tic? with arrf educators throusrh- area. "V.'e are libra.' and trsc-hors vlti.i.i ll'e re c ion ;o TT.aXe fir.r'y. in or in pawl? showing wo are doinc; to holp other teachers 1-Tro of rppro- scntative? ij> 'i r purposes of good public relations and closer cdmnuinicr.tion. hope (our inxitationi Is tv-L in'prjjrct- cd ns a Mr Duff F.v.d. T of L seminar uiil be held March 31. JANUARY CLEARANCE! DAN RIVER PLAJD yd "M9 PATTERNED CRIMPOLENE Reg 9.49 yd.25% MEN'S SLACK FABRICS ;Reg.9.49yd.25% 'fro, COTTON KNITS i i id UP POLYESTER AND COTTON PRINTS r 25% O MANY, MANY MORE UNADVERTISED SPECIALS ;