New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 9, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas
PaaelOA Herald-Zeitung New Braunfels. Texas Wednesday December 9 1987
NBMS team places eighth in state contest
A team of eight New Braunfels Middle School students recently competed in a grueling test of academic prowess in the National Knowledge Master Open. The academic competition involves hundreds of schools across the nation.
The NBMS team scored eighth place in Texas and 131st place in the nation out of more than 6(X) participating schools.
The middle school team w as comprised of Bradley Hollas, Erie Stolinski, Jeff Hammond. Kcelcy Kolacek, David Compton, Shannon Effenberger, Amy Reneau and Scott
History students write to President Reagan
American history students at Canyon Middle School have written to President Ronald Reagan, expressing their views.
Teachers Jeanme Kawazoe, Pam Belding and David Henmg assisted their students in composing a letter to the President regarding arms reduction.
“We appreciate your tremendous efforts to establish world peace by promoting the ban of long and intermediate range nuclear weapons.” die letter stated.
Students added, “We hope the summit meetings in December are successful, and that the accomplishments are long-lasting. As students and teachers, we realize the importance that your efforts will have on our lives in the future Thank you for the tremendous job that you are doing as President.”
The letter was signed by 161 CMS students.
'Good Citizens' named at Comal Elementary
“Good Citizens” have been named at Comal Elementary School for the month of December.
"The ‘Good Citizenship’ award program has been initiated this year on our campus." saw Principal Barbara Stiller. “One student from each classroom is chosen each month to receive die award," she noted.
The students are chosen on the basis ol good behavior, good study and work habits, consistent performance to die hest of the student's ability, helpfulness w ithout being asked. fair play, qualities of leadership appropriate to age. respec t for rights and properties of others, and display ol patriotism.
December rec ipients w ho received a certificate and were invited to each lunch with the principal are Jennifer Booker, Sheny Pfau, Matt Sehueiz, Tracy Rouse, Tommy Pinder, Rachel Rodriguez, Ashley SItta, Chris lui sley, Jackie Erben, Delia Rodriguez, Gail Gitcho, Paul Paniagua, Emily Meltck, Kristina Gulden, Hobby Rodriguez, Tiffany Meek, Jeff Goebel, Jennifer Kirchhoff and Jodie Mc Morris.
Mountain Valley Middle School Honor Roll Second Six Weeks
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Eighth tirade - Cora Hecox, Lisa Osteen.
Seventh tirade - Ginger Buck, Mindy Cooper. Denise Henk, Vicky Lopez, Tonya Massey, Ben Matulich, Allison McClure, Reagan McDonald, Kevin Newton, Michael Priess, Kristin Wertz.
Sixth tirade - Rebecca Burt, Donovan Dove, Tina Fischer, Heather Jones, Jennifer Ladouceur, Kevin Lee, Allison Spear, Jessica Voges.
Eighth tirade - Jeremiah Ayer, Erica Cooper, Mike Dwyer, Roger Fowler, Tina Hernandez, Rosa Leal, Robin Vandal.
Seventh tirade - Mark Cooper, Jessica David, Cody Ellis, Shay Carney, Wesley Gwaltney, Erie Lee, Wendy Owen,
Eighth tirade - Sara Blair, Justin Glenn, Dera Johnson, Jason Krick, Erich Mabray, Andy Nagy, Kathy Sanders, RaJeanne Stewart, Jennifer Stovall.
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December 12, 1987
Pd. Pol. Adv. by Memorial Primary Staff
Memorial sets good example
I las mg overdo principals in one school is not every student’s dream come true. However, at Memorial Pri mars. students and teachers alike were happ> to welcome 4 t principals from across the state o! Texas.
On December 2nd and 3rd, 1.3(H) Texas elcmcn tats principals attended the annual convention ot the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Assn ciation iii San Antonio.
Before the convention was held, II PSA sent a letter to arca districts w uh the purpose of selecting nine unique campuses that would serve as models lor the visiting principals Memorial Primary was nominated In NBISD and chosen bs 11 PS \ as a school with not nisi one exemplary program, but many outstanding programs Of particular importance to ll PSA, was sc lee ting schools that have analyzed the needs ol at r^k students and have succeeded in meeting those needs
The visitors were picked up I rom the San \nionio I urnclition Center by an NBISD sch<x»l bus that had been washed and waxed bv bus driver and Memorial parent. Brett W ells Displaying some of that famous I nieom Pnde Wells was attired in a coat and tie
NBISD made such a groat impression that over 40 prim cipals chose to visit Memorial, doubling the number originally expected.
Setting the tone for the v isit. Superintendent ('liar les Bradberry told the guests that in NBlSDthey would see sc IkxMs where children resjvcted adults and adults re spec ted children
During their lour through the school, the principals were invited to help with a cooking lesson, show on a map where they were from tor a Texas geography lesson and participate in other lessons anil activities Guests were also treated ti' School Nurse Karon Prei ss lesson on dentil care, complete w uh Karon in a Happy Tooth costume Memorial Pnmarv Principal Kat n Simpson sal.!, Every one of the comments we received was .ifs nit the high quality of education the principals were seeing I was told several times thai New Braunfels w.is b<tu nato lo have sin h outstanding teas hers Remarks w ere also made on how beautifully well-behaved th, ^hii dr en were
I was proud of how well dx* teas hers and their students represented inir district, said Simpson
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This is the second time NBMS students have competed in the contest.
Developed to allow schools the op portunity to compete in a national contest without travel expenses, the competition is nm on Apple ll com putcrs. The computers tally the stu dents’ scores based on accuracy and speed. Results of the contest are tabu lated into national, state and enroll ment-size rankings.
Coaches for the academic event arc Mrs Myra Lee Golf and Mr. l im Kirk.
The state-ranked group is currently practicing for the Spring 11>KS competition.
Class invites parents to trade places
Students at Carl Schurz Elementary are asking their parents to "Bee A Student bor A Day.
The students in Kalhervne Cook s fourth grade math class have asked their moms and dads to sit in their desks for an hour of math activ hies on Thursday, Dec. IO f rom IO a.m., parents will be doing math drills, working problems at the board, and completing desk work Each student will then grade their parent s papers
Cook s.iul the purpose of the switch is to give parents an opportunity to see wfiat a typical day in a fourth grade math class is like.
CV AE students select Teacher of the Month
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