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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta ALOHA WEEK VACATION HAWAII CALLS Departs Oct. 9th Returns Oct. 24th ONLY CALGARY KETURN Join now and enjoy Hawaiian festive holiday' Price includes air fare, hotel ant! outer island tours CONTACT BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE 1271 3rd Ave. S. Phone 328-3201 or 328-6858 "BUTTE TRAVEL SERVICE-AS NEAR AS YOUR TELEPHONE" Class Scheduling Made Flexible At Churchill High By JDI WILSON Education Writer A new system of flexible class-time scheduling has been introduced at Winston Churchill High School this year. The system is based on divi- sion of the school day into 20- minute "modules" with the per- iod from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. broken into 24 equal modules. Since all courses at Church- ill are compressed Cor semester purposes, most courses require 80 minutes of attendance pel- day on the average: four mod- ules. The teacher decides how many modules he wants to teach for each course, and schedules the required modules on a master timetable in the school's office. The student fills in these re- quired times on his own time- table, and adds the required number of other modules in the course at any point lie wants so long as he fills in the whole timetable. CMHC Movie Sunday The southern- Alberta region of the Canadian Mental Health Association will sponsor a showing of the satirical movie, The Russians Are Coming, The Russians are Coming, at the Paramount Theatre Sunday at p.m. All proceeds will go to the regional CMHA branch. Fine James Gordon Kirkman, 21, of Bow Island was fined 5150 when he pleaded guilty in mag- istrate's court in Lethbridge Tuesday to dangerous driving. The court was told Kirkman attained speeds of over 90 miles per hour through the city streets while being chased by police. Ktrkman had his driver's li- cence suspended months. for three COMPLETE CARPET AND LINOLEUM INSTALLATION HAMILTON'S FLOOR COVERING LTD. 909 3rd Ave. S. Ph. 327-5454 EXTRA WEAR FOR EVERY PAIR MIKE HANZEL 317-7IH STREET SOUTH "This allows us to exploit the difference between 'teaching" and explains Reg Turner, Churchill princi- pal. "Teaching involves all of the things a teacher can do to help a student to learn including in- struction. Simple instruction a student can gel on his own, from a book in the library.' The "teaching" modules, us- ually only one in the required four, will involve whatever di- rect contact the teacher wants to meke. The remaining modu les will be called "independent study" modules, in which the student will study on his own. Teachers will be constantly available to assist students throughout the day, but will not interfere with what the students are doing. The semester is divided into three six-week terms, and the same re-timetabling will be un- dertaken for each term. It be possible in most cases for students to do poorly (and not complete) one term, but make it up through more diligent work in the remaining two terms. The student can, if he wants, schedule most of his week's in- dependent study time in a pai ticular course for the same day of the week, so that it becomes a concentrated study plan or spread various modules out on every day so that extreme var- iety is possible. "None of this would work if we didn't have the excellent staff we have in this Mr. Turner said. "It's amaz- ing to me that a sta.ff could without exception be as willing to work as this one is. "The teachers worked hun- dreds of hours in the summer to prepare for this new pro- gram, and is a real, co-oper- ative team." He said that if the system is to work it will require hard work by the teachers, and acceptance of a heavy responsibility by students for their own success and welfare. "What and how they learn is up to them he said. "But our purpose is to help students to become better hu- man beings, as well as cram- ming facts into their heads. And our students have shown they can do a good job of both." The school expects a bit of an academic slump for the first few weeks until students es- pecially Grade 10s not accus- tomed to Churchill's unorthodox completely aware that they're their own masters. One module each morning and each afternoon becomes the school's "PACT" time, in which students discuss whal- ;ver topics they find interest- ing, and consider in their small groups what the school can do to better itself. A report on each student's progress is sent to parents at the end of every six-week term: three reports per semester. The Lcthkidgc Herald SECOND SECTION Lelhbridgc, Alberta, Wednesday, September 16, 1970 PAGES 17 TO 32 A. E. CROSS ji hologr phy Your Franchisee! Dealer for Nikon, Zeiss Ikon, Maniiyci, Bell and Howcll, Biaun and Kodak Darkroom Equipment and Supptiei Choose from entire stock FURS and receive a O DISCOUNT plus A MATCHING FUR HAT FOR SAFETY'S SAKE An 11-year-old Central School sludent, Vivian Quon, is one of 10 Central students who daily patrol the crosswalks in the school area to help the children get on their way home safely. The Alberta Motor Association-sponsored school patrols involves about 150 students from five schools in Lethbridge. Rallies are held monthly for the patrol members and monthly awards are handed out. In May, a year-end rally is held and a patrolman of the year is chosen to attend a Canada-wide rally in Ottawa. Worth City May Press Ottawa t For Plant Funds City Youth Nabbed On Hashish Hau Rodney Wayne Hillman, 18, of Lethbridge Tuesday was charged in Calgary with pos- session of about worth of hashish for the purpose of arrested Monday night at Calgary International Airport after he arrived on a light from Vancouver. trafficking. He was CADET NEWS Navy League The Lethbridge Navy League Bail has been set at On July 29, Hillman was robbed of S550 when he at- tempted to purchase a quantity Ijy IIKIIU JOHNSON Herald City Hall Reporter Deputy Mayor Rex Little said Tuesday the city will go to Ottawa if necessary to see if additional funds from Central Mortgage and Housing Corpor- ation will be available for the city's secondary sewage treat- ment plant. City council Monday passed several resolutions relative to a complicated situation that threatens to delay construction of the plant and cost the city money in lost forgiveness grants. Alderman LitUs told the Herald the situation was this: a delegation was sent to Ed- monton Aug. 27 to explore with various government depart- ments the possibility of getting an extension on the completion deadline and to ask CMHC if more money would be made available. The extension was obtained. The delegation was given some assurance money from CMHC's 1971 allotment to the province could be made available. (Loans for the sewage facili- ties through CMHC hare a 25 per cent forgiveness clause and are naturally the most attrac- tive source of money for the city.) The city since has been in- formed by the local CMHC of- fice that, according to regula- tions, it cannot authorize the release of any funds. Tile reason "for this is CMHC loans are not made available once a project has started. The city's plant will start in 1970 and the additional loans will have to come from the 1971 CMHC allotment. Original plans were that CMHC loans would finance two- thirds of the cost and the city has approval for a 52 million loan. However, escalating costs i have resulted in a need for an- i other million. This is the money the city would like to obtain through CMHC. Otherwise it "ill have to borrow through the Alberta Municipal Financing Corpora- tion and would not have 25 per cent of the loan returned. The city wants io get started wilh construction as soon as possible. The contract must be awarded within 60 days of the Aug. 11 opening of the lenders. At the same time, the city cannot award the contract with- out running the risk of cutting itself off from additional CMHC loans for the project, because of the regulations. Council voted Monday lo seek CMHC assurance that it might award the conlract without jeopardizing ils chances of more funds. It also d.ecided to send a letter of intent to low bidder. Laing Construction and Equipment Ltd. of Cal- gary, that gives the firm a fairly definite understand! n g that it will get the contract. The sewage facilities must be built. The province has given Lethbricigc until Sept. J Industry Meetings i Meetings Tuesday between the city and local industries to discuss sewage treatment were termed "strictly exploratory" by Ross Held, plant manager jot Canada Packers Ltd. Mr. Held said it was not pos- sible to make any comment at [this time as the talks were only the beginning of the pio cess of evaluating methods of treating effluent. A series of meetings will be held with the city to discuss problems associated with sew- age treatment and a new sew- age bylaw. An open meeting on the topic has been tentatively scheduled for Oct. 5. of marijuana from couver men in a motel. two Van- Lethbridge The two men were each given a two year prison term in penitentiary. Early evidence suggested that four Lethbridge men went to a local motel to arrange purchase of a car. Later it was made known in court that the men, including _ Hillman, went to purchase! gree in agricultural science some marijuana from the two j from Montana State University. Vancouver men. The Leth- He has been the assistant D. A. bridge men were met at the at Taber since October of last year. Mr. Toly is married and has two children. He will take up his new position immediately. Allen Toly Named D.A. At Claresliolm Allen Toly, assistant district agriculturist at Taber, has been appointed district agriculturist at Claresholm. Mr. Toly received his school- ing at Coaldale, and has a de- 1 door of the motel by the Van- robbed of 1850 hours. The schedule: 1900 hours-di- isions; 1915, DO talks Lt. NCOs: S. Lt. Jamieson Acs and New entries Padre Field; 1945, stand easy; 2000, out pipes Padre's hour; 2030, Film Set South Wins Three Awards The biology class of Winston Churchill High School respon- sible for a comprehensive study of Oldman River pollu- tion recently received the Cal- gary Power Junior Citizen of the Year group award. They were students of Churchill teacher Mai Clewes last year. The award was presenled at the annual meeting of the Al- berta Weekly Newspaper As- sociation, cojsponsors of the ju- nior citizen program, for "pub- lic spirited teamwork in fo- cusing attention on pollution." Junior citizen awards also went to two other southern A1- bertans: Tom Emelson, 16, from Lomond, for courageous action shown in saving the life of a two-year old girl at Trav- ers Lake; And Van Liekiss. 11. of Hays, for courage and initiative i n saving a friend's life when a tunnel they were playing in col- lapsed, completely burying the friend A film made in 1069 during a i student exchange with Leth- j sports S. Lt. Jamieson in bridge's twin city of Saint-Lau-1 charge; 2050, evening quarters; rent. Quebec, wi'll be shown to 2055, liberty boats. the local students involved Sat- j Duty Officer: S. Lt. Jamie- mxjay at the Marquis Hotel. NEW YORK FURS 604A 3rd Ave S. Phone 327-3276 son; duty division. Bonaven- ,ure. Duty Quartermaster; L-C Captain's Runner: A-C Culley. Boys between the ages of to 12 years inclusive: opening for 30 more lads in the corps. Those interested s h o w jp Sept. 16 at p.m. at the ship on 10th Ave. and 17th St. V. Lees, CO. Air Cadets The No. 11 Squadron of Ail- Cadets will commence its 1970- 71 year Sept. 16, with a parade in the 20th Battery armories' at Kenyon Field, at p.m. Boys who were 13 years of age on or before Sept. I are in- vited to join the squadron and take part in the updated pro- gram. Transportation is provided on parade night. A bus leaves 5th Ave. and 13th St. N. at 7 p.m., proceeds along 13lh St. and 16th Ave. S. to Mayor Magrath Drive, then on Lo Kenyon Field. Commanding officer is Capt. E. J. Haw" The film presentation has been arranged by Alderman C. W. Chichester. Office Furniture Special HIGHBOY CHAIR Black Fabric Regular 99.50 SPECIAL CHINOOK STATIONERS 306 13th St. N. Phone 327-459 "IF SERVICE COUNTS-COUNT ON US VISIT CAMM'S MEN'S DEN FINE QUALITY See our new Olive Brown Black French Calf with plai toe also tile newest in College Step-ins in Brushed Gold. LADIES' LOVE THE TRUE COMFORT AND GOOD LOOKS OF JOYCE SHOES "Teleslor" as shown in Navy, Black, and Grey. Crinkle P a t e n i From Now At Camm's For Fall! New Lisa Debs and Slaters new red Sling and Wet Look nkle Patents by Lisa Debs. k glove Tension Pump with dressy usion heel, and a new block Calf with potent trim by Slater. MEN'S AND LADIES' JOGGERS Men's Crosby Square and Lady Crosby in all sizes at Camm's. 403 5th Street S. SHOES 1971 lo hav.e them in operation. If the extra money is obtain- ed tin-ought CMHC, 23 pet- cent of it will be saving of S250.000. City council in recent weeks lias become increasingly con- cerned about saving as much money as possible. Costs for the sewage treat- ment facilities have risen from an original estimate last year of million to a current S4.5 million. The first estimate was re- vised to about S2.8 million when a testing program showed that effluent from the south side plant would have lo undergo further treatment if (he city was going to stay within the limits set by the iicallii depart- ment. This required a siphon to the proposed secondary plant on the north side. Industrial ex- pansion also necessitated a re- vision in the plans for tils secondary plant. In June of this year a report lo city council by the consult- ing firm. Underwood MeLellan and Associates, pushed the fig- ure up to On Aug. 11. when bids for construction of the actual plant (the major item in the facili- ties required) were opened, it was found that the lowest was S3 49J.OOO, or about 14 per cent over the estimate. This brought the cm-rent total estimated cost to about S-4.5 million. The next problem, one the city is working on right now, is to come up with a formula for sewage charges that would help pay for capital and opera- ting costs without putting any undue burden on either indus- try or domestic users. GOVERNMENT PROMO- TION Donald Gardner, 15. son of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Gardner, 1217 Glh Ave. A S., in Lcthbridge lias been named deputy minister of labor in the AHjcrta civil service. He is lite former vice-chairman of tin; board of industrial re- lations and assistant to the deputy minister of labor. Mr. Gardner was born in Cam- rose. Aita., and educated in Edmonton. He studied ac- counting at Queen's Univer- sity in Kingston, Out., return- ing (o Edmonton to work in business for a number of years before joining the civil service in His appoint- ment is effective Sept. 22. CLIFF BIACK, Certified Dental Mechanic BLACK DENTAL LAB lower level MEDICAL DENTAL BLDG. PHONE 327-2822 Birth Control There will be a meeting tills evening at to discuss for- mation of a birth control and a b o r lion information centre. The meeting will be at 100! 2nd Ave. S.. and everyone in- terested is invited lo attend. It's BULB PLANTING TIME! Get your choice, quality stock from us: Tulip Bulbs 15 Name Varieties t King Alfred Daffodils Hyacinths Crocus Ranuncules and others. avauis owcr Shop Marquis Hotel Bldg. Phone 327-1515 WOW! Have You Seen the CARPET BARGAINS During Jordan; ANNUAL FALL SALE! A Rare Event Jordan's Fomouj Fashion Leader Carpets at Dramatic Low, Low Prices for one week only! Just one of the many great buys: "JUBILEE" A boldly sculptured pattern sofiened by tip-sheared pile. Multi-color yarns of Du Pont Carpet Nylon. Be sure to see the many unadvertised specials at Jordon'il WE HAVE CARPETS FOR EVERYONE! Use Jordan's Convenient Budget Plans No Down Payment ONE LOCATION ONLY! Jordans Downtown al 315 6th Street South Out Of Town Residents May Phone 327-1103 Collect For Service Right In Their Own Home. ;