New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 14, 2001, New Braunfels, Texas
Tuesday, August 14, 2001 — Herald-Zeitung — Page 3AObituaries_ ANNEXATION/From 1A
Adolph Dale Kirchoff, age 73, of Canyon Lake, Texas, died Saturday, Aug. ll, 2001. Services are Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2001, at ll a.m. at St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 7420 FM 2673 in Canyon
Lula M. Be Itmann of New Braunfels, Texas, died Sunday, Aug. 12, 2001, at McKenna Memorial Hospital Inc. in New Braunfels. She was 87 years old.
A rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Monday at Doeppen-schmidt Funeral Home.
Funeral Mass will be held at I p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14,
COMAL ISD Goodwin Primary — Meet the Teacher Night, 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday Rahe Primary — Meet the Teacher, 3 to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, except for kindergarten (kinder teachers set up times to meet w/parents individually); first grade orientation, 6 p.m. Aug. 29; second grand orientation, 6 p.m. Aug. 30 Comal Elementary — 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday Frazier Elementary — Back to School Night, 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday Bulverde Elementary — fourth grade, 5:45 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday; third grade, 6:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday Bill Brown Elementary — Meet the Teacher, 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday; open house,
6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 Mountain Valley Elementary — 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday Mountain Valley Intermediate— Open House/Meet the Teachers, 1 to 3 p.m. Friday; Back to School Night, 7 p.m. Aug 21 Adon Seay Intermediate — Back to School Night, 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday; open house, 7 to 8 p.m. Sept. 13 Canyon Intermediate —
Back to School Night, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday Canyon Middle — Open House, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept.
Smithson Valley Middle —
Open House, 7 p.m. Sept. 6 Spring Branch Middle —
PTA meeting, 6:30 p.m. Sept.
11; Open House, 7 to 8 p.m. Sept. 11 Smithson Valley High — Open House, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Aug. 27 Canyon High — to be announced
NEW BRAUNFELS ISD Memorial Primary — Meet-the-Teacher, 2-4 p.m. Friday Memorial Elementary —
Meet-the-Teacher night, 5-6 p.m. Friday Lamar Primary — Meet the Teacher afternoon, 3-4 p.m.
Aug. 20 Seale Elementary — Meet the Teacher night, 4-5 p.m. Aug.
Lake, with the Rev. Ray Kraemer officiating. Graveside service and burial will take place at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2001, in Nordheim Cemetery in Nordheim, Texas.
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2001, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Msgr. Edward Bily will officiate. Burial will take place at Comal Cemetery in New Braunfels. Send memorials to Sts. Peter and Paul Church Building fund or Sts. Peter and Paul School Trust fund.
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20; PTA meeting and parent information night, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6; donut holes and coffee, 8-9 a.m. Aug. 21 Carl Schurz Elementary — Meet the Teacher night, 4:30-6 p.m. Aug. 20; Coffee, Tea, and Sympathy for parents, 8-9 a.m. Aug. 21; PTA meeting and open house, 7 p.m. Sept. 25 Lone Star Primary — Meet the Teacher night, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 20; hot dogs will be served Memorial Intermediate —
rata reimbursement if they put in a main or a line,” Zech said.
Richards told city council the Hunter’s Creek residents were prepared to file suit.
“It is clear to me that if the plan doesn’t provide infrastructure, then these residents don’t have any other action before them,” Richards said. “The law requires full services. If you’re not going to provide them, they’ll ask a court to protect their rights.”
Barry Bishop, the North-
would replace the minimum 22-credit standard in about
Meet the Teacher night, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 20; first day activities, coffee and donuts from 8 to 9 a.m. Aug. 21; parent orientation, 6:45 p.m. Sept. 13 OakRun Sixth Grade Center
— first day activities, 7:10-7:45 a.m. Aug. 21; open house, 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11
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— open house, 7 p.m. Sept. 10; parent meeting for on-line textbooks in English, 7 p.m. Sept.
woods attorney took a similar approach, asking council to do what was morally right and legally correct.
When Kendrick said council was not allowed to require NBU to extend water and sewer fines, Bishop reacted with surprise. He and Zech sparred over the meaning of the statute, with Bishop reading a statute that read “any utility owned by a municipality.”
Zech said that particular statute only applied to cities
gap between white, black and Hispanic student test scores increased.
“We’ve got to do better to move kids from regular math to algebra,” he said.
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larger than 1.5 million.
The motion to pass the first reading of each ordinance split along familiar lines. Council members Stoney Williams, Lee Rodriguez, Alexander and Sonia Munoz voted in favor of annexation.
Kendrick, Flume and Watson opposed it.
All nine ordinances setting annexation for each area must now go through two more readings. The next reading is scheduled for Aug. 27.
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Edna Pearl Gaines Hann of Canyon Lake died Saturday, Aug. ll, 2001, at the age of 90. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion, the DAV and the VFW. She is survived by her husband Robert Allison Hann of Canyon Lake; daughters Dolores Seal and her husband, Rachel, of Robert Lee, Texas, and Martha Cowart and her husband, Bdl, of Midland, Tfexas; son Eugene Alexander and his wife, Gloria, of Ganado, Texas; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two
step great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchil-dren. Mrs. Hann was preceded in death by a grandchild, a great-grandchild and a great-great-grandchild. Visitation began Monday at Zoeller Funeral Home and will continue until 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14. Funeral services will be Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2001, at ll a.m. at Canyon Lake United Methodist Church with burial to follow in Cranes Mill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
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Margie Ann Waldrip of New Braunfels died Saturday, Aug. ll, 2001, at the age of 58.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of New Braunfels, attended Abilene Christian College and was a retired veterinary technician and owner of Gruene Sunday Haus guest houses.
Waldrip is survived by her husband, Dr. Larry Waldrip; mother, Mildred Koch; daughter, Rita Free, and her husband Brent and their daughters Kaitie and Kori; sons, Mark Self, Greg Self and his wife Stefanie; stepsons, Dib Waldrip and his wife, Grace, and their children Georgeanne, John and
Winston; Darrell Waldrip; David Waldrip and his wife, MoUy, and their children Payton, Jacob, Chase and Cade; sisters Sherry and her husband, Albert Brandt Jr.; Bonnie and her husband, Leroy Kunz.
The family will be present to receive visitors Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2001, from 5 until 7 p.m. at Zoeller Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at IO a.m. at the First United Methodist Church of New Braunfels with burial to follow in Guadalupe Valley Memorial Park.
In heu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the First United Methodist Day School in New Braunfels.
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NBHS students already are required to earn 24 credits to graduate.
Students who graduate with the minimum standard usually have difficulty with college curriculum and take remedial courses in their freshman year, he said.
Nelson also cited U.S. Census data as a reason behind TEKS and TAKS. He said the state grew by 4 million people in the past decade, with about 600,000 from Mexico and Central and South America.
Those who lack education and skills have difficulty finding good paying jobs, he said.
“If we don’t want our standard of living to drop, we need to make sure young people have what they need to be successful,” Nelson said.
However, with increased business because of the North American Free Trade Agreement, the state also should emphasize the need for students to learn Spanish, he said.
The work of teachers during the past decade has not gone unnoticed, Nelson said.
A report from the National Center for Education Statistics ranks Texas’ fourth- and eighth-grade students among the top in the nation in math, he said.
However, while math scores improved overall, the