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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 28, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas AO A O Herald-Zeitung □ Sunday, April 28,1996EducationqCISD -Follow your dreams,’ treasure r    Add these important events to your calendar! April 30. Early Voting for Board of Trustees Election ends. April 30. TAAS: Math, Grades, 3 through 8. May 1*2. CBS Kindergarten Registration, 1:30-3:30 p.m. May I. TAAS: Reading, Grades, 3 through 8. May 2. TAAS: Social Studies, Grade 8. May 3. TAAS: Science, G rade 8. May 3. SVHS Student Council Banquet, 7 p.m., Commons. May 3. SVMS Student of the Month Program (April/May), 8:35 a.m., SVMS. May 4. Board of Trustees Election Day, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. at selected locations. May 4. CHS Choir Festival, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Commons St Choir Room. May 4. CISD Schools Participate in New Braunfels Kindermasken Parade, IO arn May 4. CHS Ag. Awards Program, Old Mill Stream, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. May 4. SVMS Choir “Pops in the Park,” SVMS campus, all day. May 5-11. National PTA Teacher Appreciation Week. NBHS seniors prepare for graduation Before the Seniors of ’96 face their post-high school destinies, they must first make it through May and graduate. Upcoming events include the spring sports banquet, hosted by the All-Sports Booster Club. The banquet will be held in the Civic Center on Thursday, May 2, beginning at 6 p.m. Tickets are $5. The Civic Center will also be the site of the Junior-Senior Prom on Saturday, May 4 from 8:30 p.m. to midnight. Another banquet, the senior awards banquet, will be held Thursday, May 9 at 6:30 p.m. in the NBHS Cafeteria. Baccalaureate service will be held Sunday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the NBHS cafetorium. Seniors must be in line by 6:45. Baccalaureate practice is scheduled for Friday, May 17 beginning at 2:30 p.m. Caps and gowns will be issued May 7 and 8. Seniors will have a chance to wear them at a graduation dress rehearsal Thursday, May 24 at Unicorn Stadium, beginning at 7 p.m. Since photos are not allowed on the field during the actual commencement exercises, this is the best time for parents and friends to take graduation pictures. Seniors don their caps and gowns for real Friday, May 24. Commencement begins at 8 p.m.; seniors must be in line for a roll check by 7 p.m. in the visitors’ bleachers. The watchful eyes of the New Braunfels High School Unicom can be found at most school events. Unicom handlers named Responsible for the care and travel arrangements of the Unicom statue are the Unicom Handlers. Taking on the task of ensuring the Unicorn’s continued presence at athletic events for 1996-97 are Head Unicom Handler Leslie Scott and Handlers Dee Anna Anhom, Roxanne Blue, Shelly Bredewater, Melissa Cordero, Jinny Edwards, Suzanne Fischer, Zae Garrett, Katrina Garsnett, Maria Gaytan, Krista Haas, Diana Kalich, Shana Kraft, Patty Jo Maxey, Carty Mulhollan, Leslie Opperman, Cherie Saunders, Robin Williams and Lisa Wyatt. The sponsor for the group will be math teacher Kathy Birdweli. NBISD ApHI/May Dates A Monday, April 29: Memorial Primary Music Program featuring students in Brace's, Sullivan’s, WertiTs and Wackwitz's classes. ti Tuesday, April 30: NBISD Kindergarten Preregistration, begins at 9:15 at Manorial Primary and Lamar Primary schools.    * • TAAS (Math) testing for Grades 3-8 and TAAS exit-level writing ti Wednesday, May I: TAAS (Reading) testing for Grades 3-8 4 Thonday, May 2: NBHS All-Sports Booster Club 1996 Sports Banquet, 6 p.m. at the Civic Center • Col Schurz Elon. Spring Fete/Carnival from 5:30-8:30 p.m. • TAAS (Social Studies) testing for Grade 8 6 Friday, May 3: Make-up day for lost class day on Feb. 2 due to bad weather. • Seale Elan, reception for its volunteers from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at the covered area by the school gym • TAAS (Science) testing for Grade 8 4 Monday, May 6: Lamar Primary PTA meeting, 7 p.m. # Thursday, May 9: NBHS Senior Awards Banquet, 7 p.m. in the school cafetorium ti Friday, May IO: NBHS MCJROTC Awards Banquet, 7 p.m. in the school cafetorium. * ■*---■-7, May 13: Memorial PTA Meeting, 7 p.m. at Memorial Elementary. A reception for volunteers will begin at 6 p.m. • Lone Star Primary PTA Meeting, 6:30 p.m. * Tuesday, May 14: NBHS Band Spring Concert, 7 p.m. in the cafetorium. • Wirtnesduy, May Ut Memorial Primary A Elementary Bilingual Call Wa-'- J* mm r, May I^NBHSimoir Banquet. 7 p.i May Ifs Baccalaureate at 7:30 p.m. In y, May 23: Last School Day May 34$ Graduation at 8 p.m. at Ui NBISD photo by LESLIE KRIEWALDT Art claaaaa at Lone Star Primary created a mural for the Youth ArtBeat festival last month, for which they won first place in the group entry category for their age group. The mural, featuring art work from ovary Lone Star student, shows picnickers, complete with butterflies, anta, f lowers and other minute details. Among those who lent their creative talents to the mural ar Among Guthrie, Stephanie Campos, Kayla Bys and Zachary Weldy, shown above classmate# take art classes from Carol Snider. ara Danny They and their Register kindergartners for    ’97 this . New Braunfels 1SD begins registering the next group of kindergartners Tuesday, April 30. Youngsters are eligible for kindergarten if they are five-years-old on or before Sept. I, 1996. Memorial Primary, at 1200County Line Road, serves students in the district’s south attendance zone, while Lamar, at 240 N. Central, is for those residing in the north attendance area. Both schools will host orientations on their campuses beginning at 9:15 a.m. Lamar will host its meeting in the school gymnasium, while Memorial Primary will hold its orientation in the school cafeteria. Registration will follow the orientations up until 4 p.m. Parents are asked to bring their child’s birth certificate, current immunization record, social security card and proof of residency. To prove residency, you must present a bill that was sent to your home and shows your family name and address. For children who do not have a social security card, the schools will have social security application forms available. Parents are strongly encouraged to preregister their kindergartners-to-be and let them tour their new school. While parents are not required to attend the orientation, they are encouraged to attend if they can. The schools will be open for walk-throughs throughout the day. Sign up now for NBISD Sunnier Driver Education! 04 Spaces still available in Sessions ll and III. •Session M: June 12-luly 8 • Session III: July 1-July 25 Course fee of $150 Includes liability insurance for each student. Call NBISD Community Ed at 620 6200 for more Information or to register SVHS students view the world of cell biology SVMS students James DeHoyos (L) and Chris Collins (R) examine parts of ancient treasure ships. Treasure hunter Roee-Mary Radick provides expert commentary. Colline views a two-tine forte from the late p700s, found on awreck off the Dutch Caribbean island of St. Eustius. DeHoyos has a ship’s bul spike from ! the treasure ship Atocha that sank in 1622. Radick wears 18th century trade beads and an Eight Real coin, [also known as a piece of eight. Students at Smithson Valley Middle School were able to hear what it is really like for people to follow h'\htit dreams and life’s goals. and Rose-Mary Radick, two famous sea explorers, treasure hunters, and anthropologists, visited SVMS to talk lo seventh grade students. The Radick’s are living their dream as explorers, producers, and lecturers. "Students have been talking about how they can dare to dream dreams, how they can set goals in life, then attain those goals," Maijory Collins, SVMS seventh grade science teacher, said. "The Radick’s told the students an extremely positive message. "Students, and people in general, must persevere in their dreams. That means stay in school, become the best you can in order to make your dreams come true,” Collins said. "The Radick’s, as anthropologists, try to grasp history and faring it lo life. They live in a very high-tech world." she added. "Kids are the future. They can change their lives and team to know about their future by studying the past," Rose-Mary Radick said. The study of life goals is an interdisciplinary unit, combining language arts, history, mathematics, and the sciences. r ’ ‘ CISD 1996-97 school year calendar available "I I Calendars for the CISD 1996-97 school have been printed, provided to coch school, and I I will be given to each student in pre-kindergarten through eleventh grades.    I LaaaaHaaBBaiaHaaaaaaaHaiaaaaaaiaBiaaaiaiJ Pictured are Smithson Valley High School Biology ll students who attended the SWTSU field trip: (L-R) first row, Jessica Dejardo, Brooke Heckendom, Denise Dillow, Shawna Zimmer, Marina Menchacca, Sherry Trip, Denise Dejardo, Roil Lewis; second row, Chris Smart, Sam Teuton, John Stewart, Beth Huber, Mite Conner, Jason Willis. Ryan Vera, David Miranda. To gain additional insight into the ’Tear world of bl logy and a cell bio-chemist, SVHS Biology ll students recently visited the new science building and laboratories at Southwest Texas State University. Dr. Joseph R. Koke and his graduate students topk the SVHfc students through the "oer biology laboratories and comparative anatomy laboratories Where students weds able to use an electron microscope to view the ultra structure of cardiac tissue. Students were also introduced to the ongoing research using gel electrophoresis techniques and immuno fluorescent microscopy. Students attended SWTSU with SVHS science teacher, Tori Taylor.Lone Star’s a picnic, with or without ants ;