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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 21, 1997, New Braunfels, Texas NBISD NBHS Unicorn Band honors its own Wunderlich to receive national honor Ronnie Wunderlich, agricultural education instructor and Future Fanners of America ad visor at New Braunfels High School, will receive the National FFA Organization’s Honorary American FFA Degree. Wunderlich was nominated for the degree by the National FFA board of directors at its recent meeting. The degree is the highest honorary degree presented by the FFA. It recognizes those who are helping advance agricultural education and the FFA and who have rendered outstanding service. This year, 56 teachers of agricultural education were nominated to receive the degree during the 70th National FFA Convention in Kansas City, MO Nov. 13-15. During Wunderlich’s 25 years at new Braunfels High School, four students have earned the FFA degree, 65 students received the state FFA degree, and five students earned state proficiency awards. Also, 13 gold, seven silver and IO bronze emplems were awarded for accomplishments in state career development event. Each year, at least 50 of the nation’s 11,200 agricultural education teachers receive the Honorary American FFA degree. Outstanding Guar Faulkner Kingsbury named to state board New Braunfels High School Athletic Director Tim Kingsbury was recently named to the board of directors of the Texas High School Coaches Association. He serves a five-year term on the board, which represents and serves the 14,000-memberorganization.The state organization wisely knew he would keep them in the same good shape that he keeps the NBISD athletic programs. Chances to “Meet the Teacher” scheduled The supplies are put away, the first week of school is almost over and now that the students have met their teachers, it is time for their parents to meet them as well. “Meet the Teacher” nights are an opportunity for parents to familiarize themselves with their child’s school and its staff. It is also a great time to ask questions about homework, the teacher’ s expectations students and other items WOO The following dates have been set aside for open houses: • Thursday, Aug. 21: Seele Elementary 5th Graders and their parents are invited to the school cafeteria at 7 p.m. • • Monday, Aug. 25: Memorial Elementary students and parents begin their evening at the school cafeteria at 6:45 p.m. • Tuesday, Aug. 26: Carl Schurz Elementary fourth and fifth graders get to show off their school to their parents after a meeting in the cafeteria at 7 p.m. • Tuesday, Aug. 26: Seele Elementary 3rd Graders and their parents start their evening in the school cafeteria at 7 p.m. • Thursday, Aug. 28: Memorial Primary is open for visitors after a meeting in the cafeteria at 6:45 p.m. • Thursday, Aug. 28: Seele Elementary 4th Graders proudly show off their classrooms after a meeting in the cafeteria at 7 p.m. • Monday. Sept. 8: Lone Star Primary will-be' open lo 'ii* 'visitors from .    ...    'n    J-    ♦    •    .*;* »:!)fn-u'v* 6:30-8:30 p.m. A brief meeting in the cafeteria begins the evening. • Monday, Sept. 8: Now that New Braunfels Middle School seventh and eighth graders have figured out where their lockers and classrooms are, they will show their parents after a meeting at 7 p.m. • Thursday, Sept. 11: OakRun School hosts a barbecue fund-raiser, followed by an open house. Plates are $5.50 in advance and $6.50 at the door. Serving begins at 6 p.m. • Monday, Sept. 15: Lamar Primary pre kindergartners and kindergartners and their parents begin the first of many “Meet the Teacher” nights at 6:30 p.m. • Monday, Sept. 15: New Braunfels High School students and their parents are invited to an open house at 7 p.m. Many working parents have to trust that their t children’s after school time is safe and productive. This J year. New Braunfels ISD and the Comal County { YMCA are offering a trustworthy alternative ; to latch keys. Parents will find afterschool programs ! at NBISD’s primary and elementary * schools: Lamar Primary, Lone Star I Primary, Memorial Primary, Carl t Schurz Elementary. Memorial El- * ementary and Seele Elementary. The 1 program begins when school is dis-! missed and continues through 6 p.m. The fee is $27 per week. Limited financial assistance is available. Parents may register their children in the program throughout the school year. For an additional cost, a full-day camp is offered on week days when school is not in session. The YMCA Campus Community Program incorporates five support services for young children and their John Phillip Sousa Award:    Jaime Alvarez-CakJeron Outstanding Polka Band: David Gettys Louis Armstrong Award: Dillon Buhl All-State Bassoonist: Loren Woods In the heat and early hours of morning band practice, last May’s band banquet may just be a dim memory for Unicom musicians. However, their accomplishments have not faded. Rather, many of those faces are the leaders of this year’s marching band. The 1996-97 band was under the direction of Beth Bronk, Clay Zientek, Becky Puckett and Melissa Townsend. This year, the band will be led by Bronk, Puckett, Randy Leifeste and Townsend. This year’s band has almost 325 members. Zientek is directing the Unicom Band members of the future as the head director at New Braunfels Middle School. .hoi P Afterschool care offered through NBISD & YMCA families in the educational system and community. The components development appropriate academic, physical. social, and emotional skills in youth. According to the YMCA, the after school program includes an academic assistance center for children and a nutrition center where children can get nutritious afterschool snacks and lessons on proper nutrition. Present too isa social development center where social competencies such as communication skills and conflict resolution are taught, a youth health and wellness center to promote physical fitness, and an enrichment center that includes hands-on activities involving science, music, drama, arts and crafts. The program is licensed by the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. For more information, call Ginny Eanes, YMCA of Comal County, at 606-YMCA (%22). Outstanding Seniors Brett Cline and Yvonne Vasquez Outstanding Silver Band Members Stan Killian and Outstanding Juniors Mark Alien Saathoff-Leifeste ’Heather lr. . Outstanding Blue Band Members Chris Diaz Outstanding Sophomores Scott and Heather Osborne ‘Spanky” Morgan Thun, Aug. 21 RI Aug. 22 Sat, Aug. 23 ton, Aug. 25 rues, Aug. 26 nun, Aug. 28 ton, Sap! I New Braunfels ISD Calendar of Evans Seele Elementary‘Meet the Teacher” for 5lh Graders, 7 pm New Braunfels high School Footbal scrimmages Kerrvie attame, 7 pm New Braunfels high School Voleybal plays in the Norlhside Tournament New Braunfels high School Al-Sports Booster Club Meehhe Unicorns, NBHS Cafetorium, 6 p.m. New Braunfels High School Footbal Photo Day, Unicom Fiekt 8 am Memorial Elementary “Meet the Teacher,” 6^45 pm (^Schurz Elementary “Meet the Teacher," 7pm Seele Elementary “Meet the Teacher* for 3rd Graders, 7 pm Memorial Primary “Meet the Teacher,” 6^*5 pm Seele Elementary “Meet the Teacher* for Nth Graders, 7 pm Labor Day Holdoy For NBISD SJO pm.4 *24 Boun Info * Dully Luurb Merna, Call the Bottine, 020-6200 55iu" ■.rn. Weekday* rn Day Weekends Outstanding Whit* Band Membars Jason and Andraa Aguirre Outstanding Freshmen Chris Millett and Lizette MonsMas Outstanding Gold Band Member Kevin Hutcheson The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung provides an Education page to local public school districts. Net v Braunfels Independent School District s p. ige is published on Thursdays and is compiled by NBISD Public Information Chicer Leslie A ne a abt To Submit information or for questions, please call 620-6200 NBISD strn es to keep patrons informed about district events and dates student and staff achier aments, and other NBISD news. Educating everyone takes everyone. Th, Band Boo«tMr« iwarttad »choiar»hlp» to th, four graduates •bow. Shinning th,lr coltag* cmm thi* fall are, t«« to right. Joint, Alvarez-Caktoron, Yvonn, VuquK, Stan Killian and Brett Nelson.Herald-Zeitung □ Thursday, August 21,1997 □ 9A ;