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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 16 - THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD - Friday, October 16, 1970 Hows Aud Whys More Important Than Dates Social Science Learned In Grade 4 By CTIRISTINE PUHL Herald Staff Writer "Are you a social scientist?" asked one of the Westminster School Grade 4 students who is currently studying social science. Although the person in question was not a scientist of any land, the student was using a LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. Campus Corner By MARLENE COOKSHAW WINSTON CHURCHILL HIGH SCHOOL TF you walked up to a student in Churchill any day about this time of the year and asked "How's life?," you'd get a variety of responses - anything from a blank expression to a wave and a mumbled reply - but they all mean the same thing: "BUSY - very busy!" Life at ChurchiU is anything but boring, what with dodging committee representatives and ticket sellers for various activities. Students are almost in the middle of the semester and they're definitely right in the middle of everything else. Clubs are all over and there's one for every student. Badminton's great for keeping in shape; the trampoline and tumbling clubs are fim too. If you like competition, join the boys' and girls' intramural leagues and enjoy both the volleyball and basketball seasons. Students are talking about a ski club, too - go and help them organize it. Or, if you're not quite so sports-minded, try the chess club or the model rocket club. Interested in radios? Students are presenting their own one-hour radio Droductions in the school. Maybe your interests are more in the spectator variety. We've got plenty to satisfy you there, too. Our Variety Night's over for this year, but don't miss the Drama Class Presentation on Nov. 10. There's a lot of talent involved and it's great entertainment as well. Our band concerts are going to be bigger and better than ever this year. There's a Folk Festival scheduled for January, and, if you like folk music, that's the place to be. The March musical is our big production of the year - Mrs. EUyn Mells-and Mr. Willie Mathis are looking after that and we know it's going to be grfiat. Our annual Fashion Show is the chance to show off the talents of our future seamstresses, and who doesn't love clothes? Graduation is the highlight of every year, at least for the Grade 12 students. The Grad Committee's hard at work, as usual. They recently hosted the annual Faculty Induction Ceremony and Tea, and it was a great success. Some of their future plans include a dunk tank, a car bash, a car wash, and a chocolate bar sale. The money raised all goes toward the Grad Banquet in April, and the Graduation Ceremony and Dance in May. We've got a student-operated newspaper to report on all these happenings, too. In it, you'll find opinionated aa'ticles on controversial topics, as weU as some poetry and story material. We're looking forward to their first edition, which will be circulated early next week. Our Athletic Teams are great this year and we're really proud of them. Our Girl's Volleyball Team has won all of the ten games they've played, and the boys have won six games out of ten. Churchill is hosting a Volleyball Tournament this Satui-day - the University of Lethhridge, McCoy High from Medicine Hat, and Milk River will be attending. AH spectators are welcome - games start at one o'clock. Volleyball season ends in March and is followed by basketball and track - let's see all of you athletes out there! * * * Sadie Hawkin's Day is coming soon! Don't miss our celebration dance. WeU, tonight's the night - Churchill and LCI's big football game. We'U see you there, eight o'clock - and bring a friend! (The views volcefl in the above column do not necessarily concur with either those of The Herald or Leister's, but are a reflectio* of the student opinion.) AT LEISTER'S MAIL ORDERSI Tick off the $eleetlon$ you want ond send to us. You'll receive your records for only $1.00 each. Please Add 15c PostOBe on Orders $4 and under. [ ] 1. JULIE DO YOU LOVE ME - Bobby Sherman [ ] 2. LO-LA - Klngsfons [ ] 3. I BELIEVE IN SUNSHINE - Madrigal C ] 4. GREEN EYED LADY - Sugarloaf [ ] 5. CIRCLE GAME - Buffy St. Marie [ ] 6. CRACKLIN' ROSIE - Neil Diamond [ ] 7. YANKEE LADY - Jessie Winchester [ 1 8. LORD COME - Happy Feeling [ ] 9. I KNOW I'M LOSING YOU - Rare Earth C 1 10. EL CONDER PASA - Simon and Garfunkel [ ] 11. WE CAN MAKE MUSIC - Tommy Roe [ ] 12. SNOWBIRD - Anne Marie COMING EVENTS ^ OCTOBER 24th and 25th Southminster Jr. Girls Choir Operetta - "THE IDEA" YATES CENTRE OCTOBER 26th SCOTLAND ON THE SCREEN (Films on Scotland) PARAMOUNT CINEMA Sponsored by St. Andrew's Scot Committee OCTOBER 27th CONTEMPORARY DANCERS YATES MEMORIAL CENTRE Sponsored by Allied Arts Council DECEMBER 13th SIEGING TREE 70 YATES CENTRE term he was familiar with, and understood quite thoroughly. Teachers Mrs. P. Barbara Jensen and Mrs. Sherrie Kwan chbse the topic of behavior analysis for one third of the social studies course which was open for individual choice. The course, which was � borrowed' from the University of Lethbridge library, was oMy published in 1969 and uses the modified lab approach for guided inquiries into the cause and effect of human behavior. The pupils learn how to a|>-proach the study of human behavior with the objectivity of scientists. They are urged to ask questions such as: what actually happened?- why?- will it happen again?-was it a good or bad thing? The class of 98 students is seated at random throughout the school's new open area. As one instructor teaches a new concept or goes over the major techniques of data collection, the other teacher is free to answer individual questions that would otherwise disturb the concentration of the entire class. During one exercise, two boys are drawing. First 'Tommy ripped Jimmy's paper and the class decided they liked Jimmy l>etter. Then Jimmy asked Tommy for hielp and the class decided this was good. In an action like this, terms such as role playing, behavior specimen, interaction, description, inference, and value jud-ments are all explained and discussed in relation to the problem. The students learn that an inference is guessing about behavior and value judgment is a standard for good or bad. An illustrative exercise pictures a girl playing with a kitten. Students must mark statements either to be descriptive, inferences or value judgments. LEISTER'S MUSIC LTD. PARAMOUNT THEATRE BLDG., LETHBRIDGE NAME.................................... ADDRESS ................................, These could include: Margo is smiling; Margo likes kittens; it is wrong to tease kittens. For behavior they learn the effect and what reason caused it. Pupils match statements such as Jimmy tripped in the aisle - Danny's foot was in the aisle. The , claiss all decided that they shoiild study cause and effect, so that they can use it to study other problems and understand how they work. Mrs. Jensen says this may seem veiy simple, but the children all study the new information they have gained within the framework of their own lives. For instance: why is one girl always left by herself while everyone else skips or why does another boy make so much noise in class? It is the first step to understanding the way a whole society functions. The three-week study will conclude with the pupils conducting views and listening to recordings of other children's* interviews. They wUl evaluate by deciding if the interviewer has purpose in his questions, was relaxed and eliminated personal opinions. The interview subject also had to have meaningful answers and stay on the topic. Results will be tabulated on simple charts. This study will be followed by a history unit on Ali)erta. The teacher will ask questions such as: why did the settlers come? -what was the Indians' reaction?- what was it like to be alone on the prairie? By covering history in this manner the major facts and dates are learned incidentally by the pupils because they are concentrating more on cause and effect. This approach makes social studies anything but cut-and-dried histoiy. TWO IN ONE - Teachers Mrs. Sherrie Kwan, left and Mrs, Barbara Jensen, far right, work on a new social science, course with their combined Grade 4 classes Tops Meet On Saturday Insufficient Training, Says Midwife Tutor ot Westminster Elementary School. The class uses th� random-style open area room which was recently renovated for this purpose. Midwives 'Second Best' In Canada EDMONTON (CP) - Oana-,hours a British midwife has dian obstetrical, training does not make nurses competent midwives, Margaret Myles, Britain's grand dame of midwifery said here. "You could compare the obstetrical training in Canada of 110 hours with patients to 1,400 Rae Getter, regional director of western Canada for Take Off Pounds Sensibly clubs will be in the city this weekend to at\ind the TOPS Provincial Recognition Day convention at the Exhibition Pavilion. Representatives from all 108 chapters in Alberta will take part in workshops, baggy dress parade, and presentation of awards. Tops awards are for those members who have kept off weight during the past year plus a Gold TOPS award, and Queen of TOPS. A Backslider Queen award is for a member who has lost (Calendar 0^ c�ocai ^J^a, The University Women's Club of Lethbridge will meet on Monday, at 8 p.m. in the gas company auditorium. Professor Jankunis from the Geography Dept. of the U of L will help the group study general, city planning. All women univei-sity graduates are welcome. * * * Southminster Junior Girls Choir will practise Saturday in the chm-ch hall. Members are requested to bring costumes. * * * The regular meeting of the Lethbridge Auxiliary to Shrine Hospital for Crippled Children will be held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in the home of Mrs. Dorothy Hughes, 1420 5 Ave. S. * * * Sir Alexander Gait Chapter, lODE will hold a rummage sale in Gym No. 2 of the Lethbridge Civic C^entre Saturday at 9:30 a.m. * *  Bethel No. 2 of the International Order of Jobs Daughters will hold its regular meeting Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Masonic Kali, 10 Si. S. All iiieiu- bers and parents welcome. * * * Southminster Circle Square dance club wUl hold the regular dance in Southminster hall, Saturday at 9 p.m. with round dance practice at 8:30 p.m. All square dancers welcome and women requested to bring a box lunch. *  � Southminster Junior Girls Choir will hold a dress rehear- j sal for the operetta, The Idea, Saturday at 3 p.m. in Southminster hall. weight and put the pounds back on. A banquet Saturday will feature Mr. Val Tychon, as speaker. Mr. Tychon of Calgary is a husband of a TOPS member. The TOPS Royalty will be named after the dinner with a queen, king, teen queen, stork queen being chosen. Nearly 800 registrants are expected to attend the convention. Miss Tiger-Cat Tries Again HAMILTON (CP) - IJnda Endicott of nearby Burlington was named Miss Tiger-Cat 1970 a week after she was crowned Miss Burlington and a year after she reached the final of the 1969 Miss Tiger-Cat contest only to come down with influenza. Linda, 19, won over Nancy Bradley, 22, and Ilona Stanai-tis, 20, both of Hamilton. Linda, five-feet-six and 118 pounds, will represent the Tiger-Cats in the Miss Grey Cup contest. APPLE GRADES Of the six grades of apples recognized in Canada the Canada Extra Fancy, Fancy and Commercial are the irmt commonly used. Ann -anders DEAR ANN LANDERS: We recently returned from visiting our son, his wife and their three children, There is serious trouble in that family and I don't know what to do about it. Can you help? The youngest child is deaf. Because of hei* handicap the older children must cater to her and wait on her hand and foot. They get blamed for everything. Of course, the handicapped child is spoiled rotten, grossly overweight thoroughly obnoxious. Her brothers dislike her intensely. She has no friends. If she doesn't get her way in everything she has a temper tantrum. The mother has a guUt complex because the child's deafness is a congenital condition caused by an illness contracted during her pregnancy. When the deaf child's father corrects her the mother jumps all over him. He has learned to keep quiet in order to keep peace In the family. Don't suggest a clergyman. They don't believe in religion. And don't suggest a doctor because they don't believe in doctors either. Wlhat's the answer? - Sad Grandma. DEAR GRANDMA: Do they believe in mental hospitals? They will eventually, because that's where this child might end up unless someone steps in and does something. The child's father should insist tWat she has to be taken to a school that evaluates handicapped children. The County or State Medical Society can direct hun. The person who does the evaluation will recognize the problem and the father will then have an ally. Handicapped children should be treated as if they were normal in every instance where it is possible to do so. The worst thing a parent can do is to allow a handicpped child to use his defect to take advantage of others. ODDFELLOWS HURST NIGHT SATURDAY, OCTOBER 17th DANCE 9 TO 1 VINCE DITRICH ORCHESTRA with patients during her training," Mrs. Myles said in an interview. "The majority of Canadian hospitals have either an Australian, New Zealand or British nurse m chai-ge of the labor room and practically the entire north is manned by nurses from these countries." Canadians, she said, still have the attitude that midwives are "second best," but in Britain they are a highly-respected part of the obstetrical team. Mrs. Myles, 77, has just returned from a tour of the Northwest Territories where she gave 36 lectures to nurses. "I feel strongly that the Canadian woman is not getting education or organized classes of instruction she should during pregnancy. In Britain, 75 per YWCA JSews (Commencing Oct. 19 Mon. at Agnes Davison School 7-8 p.m. All Junior Hi School age group invited. Leaders - Adelaine Rachyiiiskd and Colleen Coraini Oct. 19 Registration, exercises and games Oct. 26 Makeup and Personal Hygiene. Nov. 2 Volleyball and Bas-kethaU Nov. 9 Baby Sitting Pointers Nov. 16 Gynjnastics Nov. 23 Crafts Nov. 30 Bowling and Pizzas Dec. 21 Christmas Party love 25... eowf#* tm lOS ANGIIIJ KMIS . . . crying tears of happiness. cent of expectant mothers attend 12 to 20 classes of insti-uc-tion." Mrs. Myles, who has lived in Onada twice, Is the retired principal midwife tutor at Sim-son Memorial Maternity Pavilion in (Edinburgh. THE BETTER HALF By Bob Barnes "i can't get it out of my head that that thing is biding its time, planning to overthrow us and take over the house." FRI. Reg. Special WEEKEND PERM SPECIALS! AND SAT., OCT. 16th AND 12.50 g.25 Reg. 15.00 Special THERESA'S BEAUTY SALON 740 4th Ave. S - Profeisional Bidg. NEXT TO POST OFFICE - PHONE 328-6424 CASH BINGO ST. BASIL'S HALL-Cor. 13th St. and 6th Ave. N. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16th - 8 O'CLOCK BLACKOUT JACKPOT $115 - 55 NUMBERS 4th and 8th Games $30 in 7 NUMBERS-12th Game $40 iUCKY DRAW $11 5 CARDS FOR $1.00 OR 25c EACH Persons Under 16 Years Not Allowed SPONSORED BY ST. BASIL'S MEN'S CLUB FALL TEA DELICATESSEN and BAKE SALE SAT., OCT. 17fh--2.00-4.30 p.m. St. Peter and St. Paul's Parish Hall 12th Street B and 7th Avenue North Sponsored by the LA to St. Peter and St. Paul's Church ADIMISSION 50e - DOOR PRIZE EVERYONE WELCOME IMPORTANT NOTICE PERSIAN RUGS, CARPETS, RUNNERS IF YOU ARE DREAMING -fo have o special type of carpet with your kind of taste and elegance that never wears out and never changes color, but lasts for a lifetime and Is treasured In your own home, -to fly like a bird through the sky, why not take your shoes off and walk on the soft, deep, thick pile of beautifully blended colors of Persian carpets. -to beautify your home or to amaze your friends, start carpeting your living room with the luxurious Royal Kerman and Imperial Kashan Carpet. YOUR DREAMS MAY COME TRUE H.M.A., one of the largest carpet exporters to foreign countries has a summer ond clearance sale once a year in Persia. But you do not have to travel to Iran for this world-famous buy, because this surprising sale is going to take place for 3 days in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. For 3 DAYS Only, Thurs., October 15 To Sat. Oct. 17 $100,000 Merchandise At Persian Market WHOLESALE PRICE It means a great great saving. This price never offered before and it might not happen again. We stretch your dollorl Choose your rug from unique collection of hand woven, Persian and Oriental rugs in a variety of sizes and designs. Included are such names asi Royal Kerman, Imperial Koshan, Francis Bokara, Qum, ArdeblH, Yomout, Shirwon, Kazak, Ferdoos, Afghan, Tabriz, Ispahan, Prayer Bluch, Also: IMPERIAL NAEIN SILK RUG. MARQUIS HOTEL GRENADIER ROOM Starts sharp 5:00 p.m. Thursday, October 15, Fri. and Sat. lOsOO a.m. to 10:00 p.m. A catalogue will be available at viewing. Lie. 1447. ST. PETER AND ST. PAUL'S CHURCH PARISH HALL - 12th St. 'B' and 7th Ave. S. SATURDAY, OCT. 17th DOORS OPEN AT 7:00 P.M. * BINGO  GAMES OF SKILL  DRAWS FOR PRIZES EVERYONE WELCOME - NO ADMISSION CHARGE ;