New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 7, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas
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ft Monday, April 15: Block Schedule Parent Meeting in the NBHS cafetorium, 7 p.m. ft Tuesday, April 16: New Braunfels High School FTA Student Recognition Night, 7 p A Thursday, April IS: OakRun School Academic Picnic at Lands Park, 6:30 p.m.
6 Friday, April 19: OakRun School hosts a Be-Bop Dance at 7:30 p.m.
• Memorial Elementary Pioneer Day for 3rd Grade A Monday, April 22: Memorial Primary Music Program featuring students in Gallion’s, Buck’s, Meliza’s and Brooke's classes. jj
fl Mop$iy,(April 29: Memorial Primary Music Program featuring students in M** classes._ *a, #15
ll Tuesil^ Apili 30: NBISD Kindergarten Preregistration, begins at 9:15 at VBK Memorial Primary and Lamar Primary schools. vmB
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Si I ‘education
iring brings new Community Ed classes
Spring, a time for beginnings, is also a time to learn a skill, develop a talent and grow. Sign up for a community Sdass offered through New Braunfels ISD. Starting in the Inext weeks are the following classes:
,• Defensive Driving This six-hour, state-approved course J is taught at differing times on a variety of days. Class I meets Tuesday, April 16, and Thursday, April 18, from
• 6-9 p.m. A class meets Saturday, April 20, horn 8 a.m.-
• 2:30 p.m. and a Monday/Wednesday class meets April \ 29 and May I. All classes are taught by Bill Hightower
• at The Education Center. Tuition is $25.
'* Home Maintenance and Improvements This basic, I 'do-it-yourself class meets from April 9-May 15 on 1 Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Andy Blair teaches the class V in the Wood Shop (Room C-52) of New Braunfels High J School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuition is $40 plus a book J fee. Materials are supplied by Stripling Blake Lumber. ;• Healthy Cooking for Busy People Even if you are
• rushed for time, you can cook healthy, fast meals. Mary
• Martha McNeil, owner of the San Antonio Natural
• Foods Cooking School, gives this informative workshop J Thursday, April 11 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the VEH I kitchen of The Education Center. Tuition is $20.
• Creative Memories: Photo Preservation Jo Anne Hyatt teaches you how to store, preserve and display your without ruining them, on April 11,25 and May in Room C-53 of New Braunfels High School from 6:30-9:30 p.m. The cost of the class is $10 with a $30 materials fee.
•^Golf Beginning (Adults) Bill Halbert teaches golf basics I? on April 15, 17, 19, 22 and 24 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Z Sundance Golf Course. Tuition is $35 plus a $5 lab fee. I* Conversational German: Intermediate This class, for i those with some knowledge of the German language, is 5 taught from April 15-May 20 on Mondays. Dr. Verne the class in Room C-3 of New Braunfels
jjSVHS Pep Squad ‘pillows’ win dance awards
CMD photo by Don Clark
3 Pictured ara the Smithton Valley High School Pap Squad PHow Dancer*. Known as a novelty routine, Pap J Squad mdfflb** won feat plact at Best Novelty and receded Superior ratings on trite, and other routines,
I and overal Sweepstakes Awards at the UTSA Marching Auxlariee Competition and the 8WTSU Strutters
Competition held eerier this year. Plows are (L-R) first row, Ellen Moore, Sara Mathis, GIGI Graebon, Meggan Suarez; second tow, Holy Watts, Ashley Badwei, Aida Godwin, Kim Aahar, Elsa Weal: third row, Lindsey Ratliff, April Nugent, Usa Smith, Riche! Hancock, Suzanne French. Not pictured: Sara Pwiy, Rely Waker, Tiffany Wentworth, Amanda Moore, April Heinz, Yuks Armstrong.
Add these important events to your
kpril 8 - 12. OSD Spring Break. Schools and Central Atunimstrat
April 8 -12. OSD Spring Break. Schools and Central Administrative Offices closed. April IO. Ag. District Meetings p.m., SVHS.
April IO. SVHS, FFA Booster Mtg., 6:30 p.m.t Ag Bldg.
April 15. Early Voting for Board of Trustees Election begins, 8 a.m-5 p.m., weekdays. April 15. SVHS, Music Booster Mig., 7 p.m., Band Hall.
April 15. Board of Trustees Workshop, 6:30 pan., BBES.
April 16. GPS Pre-registration (A-L) for 1996-97,1:30-3:30 pm April 16. CBS, PTO Mfg., 7 p.m.
April 16. CHS Music Booster Mfg., 7:30 p.m.. Band Hall.
April 17. GPS Ple-regiatratkm (M-Z) for 1996-97,1:30-3:30 p.m.
April 18. CHS Pops Conceit, 6:30 pm, CHS Commons.
April 18/19. SVHS One Act Play, 7 pm, Commons.
April 20. SYMS Choir “Pops in the Park," All Day, SYMS.
Area students prepare for Great Debate
High School from 7-9 p.m.
• ClartsWorks 2.0 for Mac Computers This introductory class covers creating, editing and formatting documents, as well as learning Claris Works slide show capabilities. Fadra Manning teaches the course April 15-May 22 on Mondays and Wednesdays. Cass meets in Room 506 of New Braunfels Middle School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuition is $60 with a $5 lab fee.
• Chinese Cooking I Television chef Lin Gee Way Bessey mixes comedy with cuisine as she teaches on Mondays from April 15-29 in the VEH kitchen of The Education Center. Class meets from 6:30-9 p.m. Tuition is $30, plus $12 for supplies.
• Silk-Screening for Beginners NBHS art instructors Ron Davidson and Johnny Kolacek will teach you professional methods for making T-shirts and sweat shirts using silk-scieens. Class meets from April 16-May 7 on Tuesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Rooms C-53 and C-29. Tuition is $30 with $10 for supplies. At least 15 people must sign up for the class for it to be offered.
• CPR Bmic Adult and Infant CPR are taught by Dennis Bateman on Monday, April 22 and Wednesday, April 24. The classes meet from 6-10 p.m. in The Education Center. Tuition is $25.
• First Ald Baric Care of an injured person is taught by Dennis Bateman Monday, April 22, and Tuesday, April 23, inThe Education Center from 6-10p.m. Tuition is $30.
• CPR Basic St First Aid To take both classes, on April 22-24, students may sign up at a reduced fee of $50.
• Live Debt Free! “Back to Black** This four-hour seminar is for those who want stress-free, debt-free lives. Dave Ireland teaches the class April 30 and May 2 in The Education Center from 7-9 p.m. Tuition is $29.
Call NBISD Community Education at 620-6200 to
register or get more information on classes.
The National Hispanic Institute held an induction ceremony March 17 for the newly appointed 1996 central Texas members. The ceremony, which took place in Lockhart, formally brought 28 Hispanic students into the Young Leaders Conference program.
Local students competing in the program include Jassin Abrego, Rick Cantu, Mark Zamora, Amy Cordero, Marissa Escobedo, Blanca Vazquez, Jaime Aleman, Monica Vargas, Andrea Aguirre, Rebekah Alvarez, Jesse Castilla, Priscilla Hernandez and Harold Sanchez.
NHI, a nonprofit educational organization, was founded with the belief that educated Latino youth have great contributions of skill and talent to make to their communities. NHI trains students in critical and analytical thinking, writing, networking, working as a team and public speaking. NHI offers several leadership programs such as the Young Leaders Conference, Lorenzo De Zavala Youth Legislative Session, Collegiate World Series and the Collegiate Leadership Network.
The YLC program, which targets ninth-grade students, is well under way. YLC’s goal is to promote communication development among talented youth. Parental participation is also an important part of the program. Parents serve in an organizing committee to mobilize resources for their children’s skill development, in transportation. library resources, human resources, volunteers and other needs to carry out the YLC program successfully.
Southwest Texas State University is hosting this year’s weekend training series on April 13 and 14. Students review and select an area of competition from oral interpretation, cross-examination, mock trial or extemporaneous speaking. They then form teams and train intensely to compete in their chosen area.
The teams then travel to the Great Debate, a four-day debate tournament where members compete for team championships. Austin College in Sherman will host the event June 6-9.
Local team members will be reaching out toTbc cbmmitfnty for support'’
YLC members from New Braunfels High School are shown in the top photo. In the front row, left to right, are Priscilla Hernandez, Blanca Vazquez and Monica Vargas. Behind them stand Harold Sanchez, Amy Cordero, Rebekah Alvarez, Marissa Escobedo, Jesse Castilla and Jaime Aleman. Below them are Canyon High School members Jassin Abrego, Mark Zamora and Rick Cantu.
in their upcoming events. For those who wish to encourage and support these students, you may-call Gloria
Sasser at (210) 606-0864 for more information or to make a tax-deductible financial contribution.
Educating everyone takes everyone.
SVMS Shadow Day Program provides students taste of the ‘real world’
SVMS eighth grade students are participating in a series of real-life experiences as part of aketon* to the real world" school toning program.
Students receive a "salary" baaed on their grades. They must prepare a monthly budget, buy a car, "pay" living expenses, and prepare resumes, for job applications.
Students also get the chance to cope with acme of life’a little surprises.
Each day they randomly atlee! a cant that offers real life experiences aitch aa "Play $200 for four new tires*’ or "Pay $100 doctor bill"
The Shadow Program provided many interesting toning opportunities as each student was also responsible for finding a ichool-approved shadow sponsor*
Patrick Batty HWU the day with his aunt, an obstetrics doctor at a Houston hotpkaL "I wanted lo understand ber job and I leaned a lot about the technology they use," he said.
Brady Bell vent die day with his dad, an airline pilot with Southwest Airlines. "I never knew just how many things you had lo know to be a pilot and bow much you have to study. I thought the experience was good I think Dcoole in life
should haves good job," Bell said.
Kyle Charles said he found his day real interesting. He spent it with a pediatric cantiologist, an occupation he wee fyrtHy withhe had open heart wrgery. "Kids are easier to work with," he arid. "I now know more shout the heart and how to the rounds like a doctor,"
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Bobby Vick, eighth grade SVMS student, spent his Shadow Day with Deputy Eddie Tijerina, of the Comal County Sheriff a office. Vick is interested in making law enforcement hie vocation.
"An experience like this (the trade so you can make the right bids
Shadow Program) broadens your horizons," EA. Hoppe said. He spent the day with an endocrinologist "Doctors are always learning," Hoppe said.
Spending the day with the Prosthetic and Orthodic Company fit well into the plans of Casie Wamke. "I want to help all the people who are less fortunate, this is one way to do that" she said.
Dustin Fox is interested in owning his own business so he spent the day with Johnny Johnson, the owner of a local roofing business. “The most important thing is to really know the
on deals," he said. "I learned that you really have to work hard lo get what you want even if you start at the bottom," Fox said.
Interested in making law enforcement his vocation, Bobby Vick spent his time with Deputy Eddie Tijerina, of the Comal County Sheriffs office. “It’s not as easy as I thought. There’s a lot to do, and a lot more paperwork than I thought" Vick said. Tijerina stated Vick asked good questions, “The program is really good. It gives students an opportunity to see what the profession is like," Tijerina said.
Trustees consider new name for Bulverde Primary
The CSD Board of Trustees, et their April IS Woriohop, will eon-fi/w i to ffifn* Bulverde Primary School in die name of the Biti* foully. Information about the Rahe family was presented at the March 28 Btoadag.
The Rahe brolly's heritage inchidea
over 200 yean of teaching in the Bulverde area.
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District administrators will present inittoichoolperaonnel staffing requirements for the 1996-97 school year.
Agriculture science students, very successful at recent live stock shows.
will be honored byihe Board.
Trustees will present special certificates to C1SD school librarians in honor of National Library Week, April 14-20.
The Workshop will be at 6:30 pjn., at Bill Brown Elementary School, 20410 Highway 46 Wert.