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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 6, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas Education Herald-Zeitung Q Friday, December 6, 1996 □ 5A The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung will send your letter to Santa Claus and will publish your letter in a special Christmas Greetings section on December 24th. Mail your letter to: The Herald-Zeitung, P.O. Drawer 311328, New Braunfels, TX 78131-1328 Dear Santa,From: CISD    Photos    and    text    provided by the CISD Office of Public Information. Smithson Valley Middle School honors Students of the Month for November Rahe Primary School’s Harvest Fest: Community volunteers teaching traditions SYMS proudly presented their November Student of the Month program on Nov. 22,1996, in the school cafetorium. Karen Allbright, S VMS Assistant Principal, welcomed all the recipients, parents, and guests. Entertainment was presented by the SYMS choir. Selections included “Let There Be Peace On Earth,** composed by Miller and Jackson, and “Sons of Art," composed by E. Crocker, and performed by the quintet of Chris Cruz, Laron Bybee, Mike Foster, Mike Baker and Christian Montero. The choir's last selection was MVoicesof America** with soloistChris Cruz, Brandi House, Laron Bybee and Amy Coldewey. The S VMS choir is under the direction of Barbara Masterson. The following students were recognized as Students of the Month for November Core Academic Courses: Science: Kim Loop, Dovey Zunker, AndreaWestman, Kacy Shipley, Kimberly Smith, and Jeremy Bellman; Mathematics: Shawna Watts, Tiffiany Hargis, David Stewart, Alyssa Amos,Tiffany Leist, Jennifer Moyer, Chris Van Kleef, Mandi Mason, Monica Garcia, Jaime Myhre, Sara Swift, Norma Matallana, April Sasser, Erie Dean. Social Studies: Alex Mejia, Latisha Bateman, Nathan Funkhouser, Rob Wyllie, Jeffrey Schoggin, Victoria McCammon; Language Arts: Will Wehmeyer, Jeff McCoy, Dustin Rodriguez, Jacob Borgeson, Cody Fuller, Seneca Sadler, Reading: Bryan Holley, Scott Taege, Brenda Norris, Darius Horton, Laura Wurm, Greg Turner, Chris Cruz, Vanessa Morales. Elective Courses Band: Scott Rickard, Josh Hickl, Aaron Colyer, Samantha Reed, Charles Rickman, Veronica Reed; Choir: Laron Bybee, Melissa Masterson, Alexa Bernal, Jessica Schmidt; Music Appreciation: Kim Loop, Stephen Cheney; Speech: Seneca Sadler, Theater Arts: Jennifer Mitten; Journalism: Sarah Vaught; Spanish: Andrea Westman, Jackie Townsend; Computer Literacy: Leo Gonzales, Kelsie Martin, Brenda Norris; Computer Graphing: Rachel McCorkle; Creative Writing: Amanda Lyons, Tiffany Evans; Problem Solving: Ashley Aguirre; Com-'■minify in Schools: Leslei Posey, Vince Martinez; Art: Mercedes Miiamontes, Julie Stearman; Yearbook: Levi Brinkkoeter, Life Management Fernando Lopez, Natalie Skyrm; Physical Education: Michael Rogers, Robert Golden, Brett Hallonquist, David Krawczynski, Bonny Belter, Melinda Manley, Katy Douglass, Katy Barnett; Special Categories: Principal's Award:    Kristen Chapman; Teacher's Aide: Jesse Corona; Content Master; Amber Theis;Center for Successful Learning: Jennifer Gonzales, Heather Herbsleb; Citizenship: Jacob Tartar, Valorie Tausch, Garrett Keller, Gabriel Escalante, Jennifer Tidd, Heather Gruwell; Resource: Larry Bain; Elks: Kent Lain, Lauren Murphy. Also recognized were Smithson Valley Middle School Superintendent's Students-of-tbe Month: Tiffiany Hargis, Kathryn Kern, Bobby Gamez, David Walker, and Norma Matallana. Construction schedule for intermediate schools moves to seven days a week To ensure the district can move into the new intermediate schools on the scheduled dates, the construction contractor is now working seven days a week on each of the three schools, according to Roy Linnartz, Director of Maintenance and Operations. Mountain Valley Intermediate School students are scheduled to move in on Dec. 16, Adon Seay IS on Jan. 7, and Canyon IS on Jan 21. The contractor for the food service warehouse has completed his portion of the project and the facility has been signed over to the district For the Status of major construction projects1 & Project pood Service Wjvehoiise SVHS Classroom Addition SVHS Athletic Facility CHS Cafeteria/Commons Bldg. CMS Lib ./Classroom Addition SVMS Bus Main. Facility SVMS Cafeteria Renovation SVMS Classroom Renovation GES Renovations MVES Lib. ExpTRenovations GPS Cafeteria X Mar. *97 Dec. 12: Open Bids X X X Jan. *97 X Mar. *97 Construction Staff .nate v-r'JpY X X Apr. *97 Jan. *97 X X Feb. *97 May *97 Apr. *97 Apr. *97 Scheduled ConwtetiQn Nov. 19 Apr. *97 Feb. *97 Feb. *98 Aug. *97 Feb. *97 Aug. *97 July *97 Jul. *97 Oct. *97 Dec. *97 CISD photo by Don Clark Linda Chang, of Spring Branch, shows Rahe Primary School students the art of quilting during the school’s Harvest Fest, (L-R) Sarah Steveson, Joshua Jacinto, Jean-Claude Rodriguez, Marty Avila, and Shelby Mclntire. The school’s Harvest Fest featured many community members as they shared their family traditions with students. short term, the warehouse will be used to store furniture and equipment purchased for the three new intermediate schools. Construction at Spring Branch Middle School continues on schedule. Pouring the concrete foundation began the week of Nov. 22. Rahe Primary School students learned first-hand about family traditions during the school’s Harvest Fest celebration. "We wanted to show students what Cam dies in the past did to prepare for the winter months,” Betty Valdez, Rahe Primary kindergarten teacher, said. Community volunteers, including parents, brought to the school a wide range of traditional crafts, all adding to the Harvest Fest bounty of success. “There were those making peanut butler, food from pumpkins, jams and jellies, soap, syrup from the prickly pear cactus, wood carvers, mg makers and qudters, bee keepers, canners, and many more,” Valdez said. The young students learned a lot, and more than just about past traditions of homesteaders, according to Valdez. “Students can learn how we use the five senses, as well as vocabulary and language skills,” she said. ‘They also learned math skills, including fractions and units of food measurement, like tablespoons and cups,” she added. Volunteers included Cindy Parr, Andela Cowart, Barbara Martens, Linda Chang, Pam Vaught, Grey Canfield, Grace Canfield, Randy Watson, Vivian Knight, Helen Zipp, Donna Wofford, Debbie Almaguer, Tina Walton, Michelle Sullivan, Andrea Salter, Dr. and Mrs. Molnar, Melanie Brandt, Lisa Anderson, Leticia Daneshmand, Larry Mueller, Betsey Shows, and Robin Herndon. Canyon High School twirlers lead the way Shown are the CHS twirlers (L-R) kneeling, Lori Rice, co-head twirler; Trisha Eilers, co-head twirler; standing, Laurianne Martin, Melissa Blalock. These twirlers received UIL Superior ratings in class I solo competition. Not pictured: twirlers Devon Owens and April Quaid who received Excellent ratings on their class III solo performances. BES LibyCafeteritt RPS Cafeteria SBMS Mar. *97 Feb. *97 X * Dates may change due to weather delays May *97 Mar. *97 X Jul. *97 Jul. *97 Dec. *97 Graphic by the CISD Office of Public Information CISD photo by Don Clark ;