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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta FAIUIOUS 17-DAT FARMER and RANCHER TOUR Auitralla and Ztaland dlw vlilti Hawaii, Fill and Taihili. All inclutiv. ptic. from Calgary, only Jan. 1971 and Feb. t, 1971. Fur mervdlioni and Information contac BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE 1371 3rd Ave. S. Phon. 328-3501 or 328-8114 "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE" The Uthbridge Herald SECOND SECTION Leihbridg'e, Alberta, Wednesday, October 28, 1970 PAGES 17 TO 32 PUNNINO A PARTY? SERVE EVERYONE'S FAVORITI (Specie! Prices en Bulk Orders) ERICKSEN'S 2021 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 32I-8K1 1705 M.M. Ph. 328-7751 War Act, Quebec Crisis Topics For Learn-In A "iearn-in" on civil liberties will be held at the University of Lethbridge Nov. 4 and 5, with speakers representing local, provincial and federal governments, police, university students and faculty and the public. At an open meeting of the university students' society, which drew about 175 students and faculty, the learn-in was approved following some minor wording problems which in- volved misunderstanding of an originally proposed "teach-in." U of L president Dr. Sam Smith was asked to speak to students during discussion of the teach-in, and termed it "an appropriate response to a ser- ious problem. "It's a very reasonable idea, and I wish I were able to take part in Dr. Smith said. Dr. Smith and other TJ of L administrators will be attend- ing the annual Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada meeting in Winnipeg next week. Tony Dimnik, a member of the students' society council and one of the learn-in's or- ganizers, said the intention was to "keep it an honest and ob- School Attendance Policy To Cut Down Suspensions EXCAVATION WORK for the city's secondary sewage treatment plant in the riverbotlom is well under way. In the centre of the picture, between the present north-side plant on tho left and Valley Feeders on right, is the excavation for the three aeration tanks that will corn- comprise a major part of the facilities. Some piles are being driven to support the concrete tanks, which are needed to supply oxygen to the sewage. Pipes as large as four feet in diameter will be used to pump compressed air into the sewage. The two smaller excavations just west (behind) of the main one are for an activated sludge building and final settling tanks. The flat area near the line of trees (a plume of dust marks the spot where o bulldozer is working) will be used for 15-foot deep sludge disposal cells. The million facilities are to be finished by next fall. Continued Study Of Divided Year Likely By JIM WILSON Herald Education Writer A continued study will likely be undertaken the Leth- bridge divided school year ex. periment, and an administra- tion committee of the public Bchool board will develop rec- ommendations of possible ap- proaches. Public schools superintendent Dr. 0. P. Larson Tuesday told the public 'school board the two- year permit to operate the semestered divided school year from the department of educa- tion expires this year, and the decision must soon be made as to whether or not to seek per- mission to continue it (which would not likely be difficult to COMPUTE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 Trustee Dr. .Doug McPherson studies should be undertaken suggested the studies so far undertaken have nor. had a chance to be complete, and said he thought the experiment should be continued for at least another three years. Trustees. thought further see how effective the school.year has been in term of student achievement. The only study made so fi was done by University of Let bridge professor Dr. Ver Dravland, which found that st Radio Make Proposals The Lethbridge public schoo board Tuesday Heard proposals from city radio stations CJO and CHEC that would involv daily one-minute spot prc jrams. containing i n f o r m a ion about public and separat schools. Both proposals arise from re- quests from the board for sug gestions by the stations con NOW IS THE TIME TO TRADE IN YOUR OLD This past summer, Cana- dian Furriers experienced their greatest fur storage and repair season, and now need your old fur that you may be so tired of wearing. Your old fur could have a trade-in of up to towards one of the magnifi- cent new fur creations tru CANADIAN MINK PERSIAN IAMB MOUTON LAMB MUSKRAT CANADIAN FURRIERS PARAMOUNT THEATRE BUILDING PHONE 327-4348 USE OUR VERSATILE BUDGET cerning how they might be aK to program special informatio announcements in aid of th boards' public communications policies. The first special coinimmica tions activity by the two board was The Herald's schools sup- plement in August, called Cit Schools In Action. The CHEC proposal involve one minute per day on bot AM and FM broadcasting, a per occasion half the regular commercial rate. Tim ing would be up to the schoo boards in prune breakfast o noon-hour slots. John Wolsey, attending the board meeting to explain hi station's presentation, said cos would be for a five-day a-w e e k production throughou the school year. He added that while only a small amount of information could be presented in each one- minute spot (about 150 words) 'you could devote 20 or more days to discussing one particu "ar problem in smaller parts.' C J 0 C radio also proposec one-minute spot programs on a daily basis, but offered three innounccments per day for the irice of one per week) The total cost for the school 'ear would be about Jack tones, presenting the >roposal for CJOC, said the itation would "tell a shorl itory each day." Both proposals said they vould draw on information sup- ilied to them by a liaison per- son from the school districts. 16 stations write the :opy and return it to the boards or approval. Trustees will consider the matter further at their next meeting, following informal iscussionswith separate chool trustees who they hope vould be interested in taking ttrt. Colbome Here Fred Colborne, provincial linister of municipal affairs, rill speak tonight at the joint nnual meeting of the East and Vest Lethbridge Social Credit sscciations. The meeting, to start at 8, ill be held in Allan Watson chool, 21st St. and 6th Ave. S. The association's current cx- intives were elected last ring on an interim basis fol- wing the Alberta legislature's tcision to split the Lethbridge iding into two. dents, parents and teacher were much-in favor of the pro gram. However, achievement pat terns were not a factor in Dr Dravland's testing, volved only public which in acceptance of the experiment's concept. Winston Churchill High School is in its third year o divided school year and semes terized -operation now, and the whole district is in its second year. The Lethbridge system unique to the city, although other districts are considering it. The Alberta Teachers' As sociation'is currently pushing a quarter system it developet :everal years ago, but has met with little success. ATA provincial presiden [van Stonehocker said recently le thought the divided year was 'a step in the right direction jut still not as effective as quarter system, which woulc divide the year into four, three- month p3riods and utilize schools year-round." Lethbridge educationists in- vestigated a quarter system .wo years ago and rejected it n favor of a two semester system divided at Christmas. They said when school main- enance and depreciation, and eacher salaries were taken nto account a quarter system would cost more money. They have also pointed out heir system will allow two Damage Cars driven by Kaiel C. loelofs, 1327 Scenic Drive and 'atricia Gayle Gwinner, 612 th Ave. A S., collided at the omer of Slh Ave. and 6th St. Tuesday morning, resulting in damage. Patricia Gwinner and a pas- enger, Peter Gwinner, were aken to St. Michael's Hospital, .xamined and released. entry points (August and Janti ary) for Grade 1 students am substantial flexibility in pro- gram planning by students. Lethbridge school officials are also actively planning spe rial summer school programs which would make use of the schools for about six weeks. Hiring Policy On Principals Given Okay Selection of "the right princi pal for the right school" is to be the major guideline for Leth bridge public school distric selection committees choosing principal candidates for vac ancies in the system. According to a policy adoptee by the public school board Tuesday, "the man who cai best meet the criteria adoptei by the board" will be selected so the position will be adver- tised both in and out of the city. All other things being equal setween two candidates, the policy statement continues, a jerson already working with lie district will be given pre- ;renee. The new policy clears the way >r selection of a principal for ,he Lethbridge Collegiate Insti- ute to replace W. L. Neville, who retires this year. Factors suggested by the pol- cy for inclusion in selection criteria will vary with the par- icular job requirements and school in question, but could in- clude the candidate's training, p e c i a 1 i zation, experience, human relations skills, com- mand of language and ability articulate thoughts clearly, ependability and drive, emo- ional stability and other per- sonality characteristics, physi- al fitness or health and others. A high school attendance pi icy aimed at cutting down chances of permanent suspe sion was approved Tuesday the Lethbridge public scho board. Trustees expressed concern that the policy should in o way be used as a tool for e pulsion of any student except the most extreme cases. prefer to transfer tl student to another school whe the attendance problem b comes too said D 0. P. Larson, public schoo superintendent. "We've h a pretty good success using this method so far." The statement notes that st dents are required by law attend school until age 16, i matter what grade the achieve; and that the primar responsibility for attendant rests with parents and the st dent, not with the school. It also notes that schoo need maximum attendance order to be as successful possible, ami when studen miss classes they also miss b sic instruction periods, partic larly with the compressei classes of the semesterizi courses now common. Trustees noted that in cas< of extensive absences, it wou still be preferable that a st dent be required to drop one i two of his courses in order concentrate more fully on tl others, rather than being ex pelled. It is to be up to the princi p a 1 to decide when the st dent's parents are to be inform ed of continued absences f< unacceptable reasons, but the student misses 'more tha five days, notified by letter. parents must telephone and Students missing more th; five days of school will be r quired to meet with the teachers and the school coun seller to attempt to resolv whatever difficulties are eithe encouraging absence or resulted from absence. Parents may also be callec in and if absences continue oth er action may be taken indue irig, finally, complete suspen sion for the semester. CLIFF BLACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB Lower Level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 GET SET FOR WINTER IN SNOWBOOTS from Camm's HI CUTS in Soft Glove leathers 14" and 16" heights in block, dark brown, 0rey and tfOA NEW LOW CUTS Black and Brown nylon as Illustrated. Also in suedes and with fur trim tops. Priced at "OVERTURE1 by Joyce The latest in Black, Navy, Red, and Dark Brown, Crinkle Patent 'Wei Look' Joyce shoes priced from "ASCOT" by Just arrived In Black 'Wet took Sizes 6 to 10. AA and B widths. navy wet look, new OPEN THURS. ond FRI. 'TIL 9 P.M. 403 5th Streef S. Phone 327-3050 CAMM'S Students would then be en- couraged to re-register the.next semester, and the schools would do their best to help. Library Aide For Hamilton Hamilton Junior High School will get a paid library aide al- most immediately, following a request and delegation from the school's home and school association. The board will also offer a li- brary aide to Wilson Junior High School, in a slight revi- sion of its spring budget policy of limiting library aides to the senior high schools. An exception had been made earlier for Gilbert Paterson Elementary-Junior High School due to difficulties it had with establishing its new library. Aides will now be employed in all junior and senior high schools, but not in elementary schools. A. letter to the board from Hamilton home and school president Mel Seely noted that both the school's principal, Jack Langford and a parent- aide who has been in the library said full-time assis- tance was badly needed. Dr. Larson recommend- ed that the two aides be em- ployed as soon as possible, with provision and fair warn- ing that should the district's fi- nancial p o s i tion be difficult next year, the positions could be cut. jeclive study" of the current civil liberties situation in Can- ada, both with the War Mea- sures Act in effect and without it. The learn-in will also discuss Quebec, from the point of view of its economic. and social background to see how the cur- rent problems developed, as well as the implications of the separatist movement and the recent FLQ kidnappings and murder. Ron McRas, another organ- izer of the conference, said he hopes students, faculty and everyone from the general pub- lic interested in attending will gain a bettev understanding of how the Quebec problem has developed, and how it affects even western Canadians. The learn-in will be held in Room 89 of the Kate Andrewj Building, FLOWERS FOR FOR ONLY JH, a raw is Shop Marquis Hotel Bldg. Phone 327-1515 NORTH PLAZA FLORIST 618 13th Street North Phone 327-1212 WOW! Have you seen tha Carpet Bargains During Jordans' Annual Fed! BROADLOOM SALE SUPER SPECIAL! Mult! Purpose Plush Pile Polypropylene Colorsi Brick Red, Gold, Blue. SPECIAL, Sq. yd. 4.99 Cenfuria Heavy duty commercial grade level loop Nylon Tweed, classified with slight varia- tions. 9 colors, QQ SPECIAL, iq. yd, D.UO Tweed Royale Beautifully designed and sculptured Nylon in subtle tweed shades, burnt orange, moss and red. 8.95 Century Shag Exciting Nylon Tweed Colorful, carefree. Colorsi gold, lime, sand and blue. 8.88 Sq. vd..... 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