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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE UTHBRIDGE HERAtP >973 J-atmil y School children escape convention VICTORIA (CP) Grade 2 children at Lakehill elementary school have escaped the rigid desk and timetable approach to education. Their classroom contains stra- tegically placed work tables, two overstuffed couches, rugs and a dozen soft cushions for sitting on the floor. It also con- tains 64 industrious seven-year- olds who work where and when they want at whatever subject interests them at the moment. And although talking is taken for granted, the noise level seems lower than around the average dinner table. The miracle workers involved are two experienced teachers, Donna Woolliams and Hermione Frey, who believe education should be "child-centred" with Walk-a-thon to aid camp The Lethbridge Fish and Game Junior Forest Wardens and Girl Forest Guards will participate in a 12-mile walk- a-thon Sunday. Registrations will begin at 9 a.m. and the hike will start west of the old Castle River Stam- pede Grounds, ending at the warden's summer camp at Lynx Creek. All funds raised by hik- ers will go toward administra- tion of the Lynx Creek Camp, and entry forms are avialable through Fred Tyrrell at 327- 6853. Mr. Tyrrell, camp director, challenges all-comers to raise the highest total pledge in the walk-a-thon. People wishing to make a contribution are asked to contact him. each student taught whsn he is ready to learn. Their system, called "the in- tegrated means children cover the regular curriculum at their own individual speed. Chil- dren ask for help when they need it and need not listen to teachers explain something they already understand. Every morning, a teacher writes the work to be covered that day on the blackboard. Stu- dents know the work must be done, but their teachers don't care when or where they do it. There is little formal instruc- tion, but each child's work is checked daily and new concepts are taught individually when the student is ready. Each child also has a weekly conference with the teacher and notebooks i arp checked. Teachers keep dally records of each child's work and note i incidents that help evaluate i progress. For example, when 3 child i feels like doing language arts, ha takes a job card outlining the required work. The teachers at first handed out cards varying in difficulty according to the ability of the child, but have found that stu- j dents automatically chose a card at the right level on their own. Wee Whimsy i PUBLIC BINGO 16 GAMES 2 JACKPOTS LETHBRIDGE ELKS LODGE ROOM (Upstairs) EVERY THURS-8 p.m. Tamrrv MaeLoren receivers the drawing for her Wee Whlrmy. Send yours to thli Boy this stuffs good! HARRY NEUFELD phcfo CASH BINGO ST. BASIL'S HALL-Cor. 13th St. and 6th Ave. N. FRIDAY, JUNE 1st O'CLOCK 4th and 8th Games In 7 Game 5 CARDS FOR OR 2Sc EACH BLACKOUT JACKPOT NUMBERS LUCKY NAME DRAW WORTH LUCKY NUMBER DRAW WORTH WEEKLY DRAW WORTH Persons Under 16 Years Net Altowid SPONSORED BY ST. BASIL'S MEN'S CLUB MISSING IN ACTION. Flexer, a 22-ysar-old Montreal student, died in France on D-Day, 29 years, ego next Wednes- day. Prior to his death he wrote a moving series of leiters to his parents about his training as a paratrooper and life in England. Excerpts from thesa letters conveying the feeling and flavor of the time appear IN YOUR LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEEKEND MAGAZINE John Fry, left, and Mchael McKie shore a chuckle over their ice cream whie attending a pre-school program wind-up party at Indian Battle Park. The youngsters were treated to the outing by the Family YMCA and enjoyed hot dogs, pop and lots of ice cream. Love of horses brings couple together LONDON (CP) Mark An- thony Peter Phillips, the tall Olympic horseman and sol- dier who has captured Eu- rope's most eligible heiress in Princess Anne, will be the fourth commoner to marry into the Royal Family since Princess Margaret, Anne's aunt, wed a society photogra- pher 13 years ago. The lean and handsome Phillips, born 24 years ago in the Colswold hill country southwest England, is a typi- cal son of a moderately businessman and landowner. Academically '-quite good but not noteworthy." as his former school headmaster put it, and by all accounts non- intellectual in his tastes, Mark could ride horseback before he could walk. His interest in horses brought him together with Anne. 22, last year's Eu- ropean champion in the three- dsy riding event. Mark helped capture the team gold imdal for Britain in the 1972 Olym- pics. The Phillips family rarely is photographed without one of their horses or a cluster of dogs, and most of the pictures in their 16th-century manor house at Great Somerford, Wiltshire, are of horses. At the first dinner party Anne and Mark attended to- gether, it is said the sole topic of conversation was horses. Soldiering in the Queen's Dragoon Guards, a cavalry LEWYT VACUUM CLEANERS 2 Speed Full Carpet Adjustment Headlight Featuring THREE WAY CLEANING ACTION BEATER BAR to loosen deeply embedded 2. POWER DRIVEN BRUSHES Speed S5.00 ins sweep surface dirt up and away while grooming every carpet strand TWIN FAN SUCTION POWER for heavy duty cleaning 5ALE. ENDS. SATURDAY, FAIRFIELD APPLIANCE SERVICES LTD. 1244 3rd Ave. S. Phone 327-6684 BARBARA MARSHALSAY president Sorority installs officers Tau Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi, recently 'held an election of officers for the coming term, with Barbara Marshalsay named president. Other members of the execu- tive include Kathi Zezulka, vice-president; Ann Lynde, rec- ording secretary; Pat Pittard, corresponding secretary and j Carolyn Tucker, treasurer. Elected to represent tbe chapter at Beta Sigma Phi City Council were Caran Moss and Roni Hermanutz. regiment now equipped with tanks rather than horses, runs in Mark's family. His father and grandfather both held commissions in it. Mark was not academically proficient enough to pass into Sandhurst's Royal Military- Ac a d e m y straight from his athletic prowess was early noted in track and field and at rugby football. Determined on any army career, however, he enlisted in the Royal Greanjackets and soon was selected as promising officer material for training at Sandhurst. Army colleagues describe him as a good officer, much respected by his men. At Christmas he left credit at the mess bar to buy drinks for his troop. Longtime friends know him as a good-natured man with- out many man action though often absent- minded over social engage- ments. "Mark likes a good time, but he's dedicated to his work and said horseman Michael Tucker, a boyhood friend. "He is very vague in general but he's efficient in his own way. He's all there when tilings matter." The Phillips family is not among those long-established "county" families listed in Burke's Landed Gentry, who for generations have lorded it over acres of Sussex, Wilt- shire or Somerset. Mark's forebears include mining engineers from the in- dustrial Midlands and his fa- ther, an expert on pigs, used to farm a modest 367 acres in the Cotswolds before moving into the business world as purchasing director of the Wall's sausage-making firm. SOME ARE ARISTOCRATS But like those other com- inoners who married Princrsss Margaret, the Duke of Kent and Princess Alexandra, Mark has a few aristocratic leaves on the family tree. His uncle on his father's side is married to the sister of the Duke of Norfolk, the man who as Earl Marshal of England organizes royal weddings and other state occasions. Mark's mother, the former Anne Tiarks. belongs to a wealthy banking family of German origin related to the Duke of Bedford. It has been predicted Mark likely will be made an earl to give the Queen's grand- children titles, but he is a man who likes to make his own way. He once said, pre- sumably in relation to his prospects as a royal son-in- law: "I dcn't want to be a duke or a general before I'm 30." Kiwanis elect officers The Kiwanis of Green Acres recently held an election of officers with Gerry Probe named president. Other members of the execu- tive include Cy Farrell, presi- dent elect; Mel Hamilton, vice- president; Ken Smith, secre- tary and Bob Hunter, treasur- er. Namsd to the board of dir- ectors for a two-year term were Peter Schipper, Bob Mont- gomery Dirk Getkate. The Kiwanis club member- ship meats every Monday at the Marquis Hotel. GERRY ROBE president L..aienaar eJLocat Parents Without Partners will meet tonight at p.m. at Im- manuel Lutheran Church corn- er of 6th Ave. and 18th St. S. Meetings are open to all single parents. The Whirl-A-Ways vail square and round dance Monday at p.m. in St. Augustine's parish hall. All square dancers welcome. Women are asked to please bring a box lunch. SJ M The Kiwanis Club of Green Acres will meet Monday at p.m. 'at the Marquis Hotel. There will be a directors' meet- ing and all reports should" be ready for presentation. V 5 Southminster Circle Square Dance Club will dance once a month during the summer sea- son. The next dance will be held Saturday June 16 at p.m., in Southminster Hall with John- ny LeClair of Riverton, Wyo- ming, calling. h- The Lett-bridge Women's In- stitute will hold a sewing meeting with a potluck picnic at the east end of Henderson Lake Park, Wednesday at p.m. McKillop UCW units will wind-up the season with the following unit meetings: Filmer: Mabel Filmer, 2420 14th Ave. S., Monday at p.m., potluck supper; Hedenstrom: Henderson Lake, Tuesday, June 19 at 3 p.m., picnic; Liska: Pearl McKague, 521 27th St. S., Tuesday, June 12 at p.m., barbecue; Robin: Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the church for a trip to the Wilson Hutterite Colony, weath- er permitting; Baker: Julia Nagy, 1412 22nd St. S., Monday June 11 at p.m.. potluck supper; Sewers: Henderson Lake Golf Club, Wednesday at 6 p.m., sup- per. St. Patrick's CWL will hold the last general meeting of the season Wednesday at 8 p.m. in the rectory meeting room. A good attendance is requested. The anc.ua! banquet of t h c Chinook Pensioners and Senior Citizens, affiliated with the na- tional and provincial branches, will be held Wednesday, June 20 at 6 p.m. at the El Rancho Mo- tor Hotel. Banquet tickets may be purchased from the secre- tary prior to June 15. Guest speaker will be Mr. A. A. Ned- dow of Fort Macleod, former national president and treasur- er. QUALITY DENTURE CLINIC EDDY DIETRICH Certified Dental MecHanii Capitol Bldg. PHONE 328-7684 Spring Tea and Bake Sale Saturday, June to First United Church 502 13th Street Special program for the kiddies Nursery for the Tiny Tots Admission 50c Adults 25c Children BONNYDALE BEAUTY SALON 1414 17th St. 5. Phone 328.1637 'NOW UNDER NEW OWNERSHIP" MRS. ALICE GORDON is pleased to announce that she has purchased the "Bonnydale Beauty Salon" and invites all her friends and customers to drop in and take advantage of her NEW OWNER SPECIALS we have three cosmetologists to serve you better MRS. ALICE GORDON LINDA SPROULE MRS. NELDA HOPP 327 2111 IS THE NUMBER OF THE STUDENT MANPOWER CENTRE WHERE STUDENTS SHOULD REGISTER FOR EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYERS CAN HIRE STUDENTS. IT'S EASY! JUST CALL 327 2111 SEASON SPECIAL PLANTS 9 io 12 Plants Per Box 3 BOXES 1.00 ASSORTED FLOWERS AND VEGETABLES ;