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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - February 23, 1994, New Braunfels, Texas WEDNESDAYWhat will the Cotton Bowl do after merger? See Sports Day 50 CENTS COUNTDOWN! 395 DAYS New Braunfels Sesquicentennial March 21,1845 March 21,1996 New Braunfels Herald -Zer 6 >2/99 I BB DV'< 16 Pages in one section ■ Wednesday, Feb. 23,1994 Serving Comal County for more than 142 years ■ Home of CAITLYN CRU MWN paso / 9 9 0 ■ Vol. 142, No. 74 Inside Obituaries.......................................2 Weather/Water Watch/pollen count ..2 Crossword......................................3 Opinion..........................................4 Cuisine!...........................................6 Sports Day...................................8,9 Classifieds...............................10-14 Comics..........................................15 Sears advertisement....................16 Stammtisch Birthday wish** from th* Harald-Zaitungl The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung extends the following birthday wishes to; Javier Vela, Coition Crumrine (I year!), Melvin Riedel, Michael Villarreal, Brandon You (belated), Martha WesoOck, Melinda Birdsong, Frank Fuller, Bess Mulhol-Ion, GaURjome, Herbert UlbrichL Cowboys T-shirts now available at H-Z Commemorative Dallas Cowboys^T-shirts are new available through the New Braunfels Her-ald-Zeitung. Customers wishing to ceder these unique shirts may do so by placing olden IX tot Herald-Zeitung Mot, 707 Lands St Customers should allow seven business days for delivery. Payment required upon ordering. All sizes are available, including youth Nee* and large adults shoes. Pot more Information, call Advertising Director Paul Davis at 625-9144. Junior Miss program on tsp weekend The New Braunfels Junior Miss Scholarship Program will be held on Friday and Saturday nights, Feb. 25-26 at 7 pjn. at the New Braunfels Civic Center. Admission will be $5 per person per night All contestants are local and will be competing for awards, cash and college scholarships. For more information, en*1**** Erin Wilson at 625-2922. IM Oro— will hold oriontotlon TheRedCross will hold an orientation on March 12 at 9a.m. in the second floor ponffrfTYC room ft MdtiHM Ufnifffii Hospital Anyone interested and for more inftwwifdon    Behrens St 625-9764. ■mettle et two looel Fob. 27 Carol Everett will be the guest * two Barview on Sun-?,Wk 27 will speak in the morning service at Dayspring Fhllowdiip (currently ■ Memorial Elementary 1900 S. Walnut) st 10:30 lbs will also be sharing* tbs sharing a1 tar of ie I Life Center of die Fix* Church* 5:30 p.m. ■ ll available* both Other Suspecting Other Singles meets ICO Stsakhouee * 12:30 pan. -'eh. 27. N$w Brmmjtli Hirtld-Zsiiwti "Stnnvteiteh" uk> Urn* r 4 tim rn wet rn) Motorcycle-car collision Hemkt-ZBituna photo by JOHN HUSETH Irnnhim f 1997 Mfr^f MX I rirtvtn hr C*hsrlns flaortsra of New nr*aitele end 11907 Honda ^ —    a    re    aw awa w re sag a av^rere—s^s s w ^ps a ae J w^^wea a^aa sa are    vestee awa o^^www    i    e^ee^p    ana    a    rem    a    reaa    aw^^n 45<v driven bv Winton Bonav Hi of New Braunfala took nlaoa yesterday * approximately 8:30 n.m.. accord-Inn to New Braunfels Folios reports* Both arere taken to McKenna Memorial Hospital with non-Incapse Itet- « i-1—»— alg injuries. _ NBISD adopts block schedule plan for NBGS leasing former {plastron Boat facility Local real estate group purchases property, NBGS to manufacture equipment for waterparks at new facility By JENMFER ROMMEL Staff Writer New Braunfels General Store International, which is affiliated with Schlitterbshn Waterpark, announced this week th* it utilizing the fooner Glastron Bo* manufecturing facility. The building was recently purchased by a local real estate group. The group is taring the property to NBGS |^fnf|tlnwpl The facility is located on Interstate Highway 35 jute south of New Braunfels. It is a 212,000 square foot industrial complex loaded on a 32-acre tract According to officials, the complex will house the corporate offices and manufecturing operations of the company. “The plant we had here was nearing capacity and we were looking * growing demand for existing products and the planning for the Master Blaster line. We really needed space. It wu important that we stay in New Braunfels because this is where our company's roots ate," said NBGS spokesperson Sherrie Brammell. The tommy WM fonneriy located on Bavarian Street off of Walnut Sire*. Brammell Mid dis company will slowly shift production to the new fectikv so they do not disrupt delivery schedules. The new building leaves room for the company to pow. Brammell saki the company may lease the extra space. NBGS International is s 10-year-old company based in New Braunfels th* manufactures a line of play elements for waterparks, amusement parks and indoor recreation centers throughout the world The newert product of the company is the Master Blaster, an uphill water roller coaster. The Master Blaster is being made in the new facility and will make its debut * Schlitterbshn in May. Brammell mid manufecturing of the ride is “going great." The Master Blaster is the world's first uphill roller coaster. “The fiberglass construction is taking place now and we should start the on-site ssaembling soon," she said “Eventually all of the manufacturing will be moving there," she said. NBGS Ifltemrional wu formed in 1964 by Jeff Hemy of New Braunfels to manufecture fbam-coeted play elements for waterpark industry. Today NBGS International provides s wide range of products and services to recreation facilities through a family of companies, including: Impact Comings Inc., New Braunfels Derign Group, Wsterpark Management Inc. axxi Water Ride Concepts mc. NBGS currently employes approximately 130 peopls and expects to add 30 to 50 new employees over the next year. Brammell said the *p**y bu slimily been running advertissmenN Making employees for the fedlity. By ROSE MARIE EASH Staff Writer The New Braunfels Independent School District board of trustees unanimously voted to adopt Accelerated Block Scheduling for New Braunfels High School at Tuesday night's board meeting. The new schedule will be implementing in the 1994-95 school year but there will be no change in the graduation requirements for the Class of '95. All other classes will see increases in requirements for graduation. Students in the Advanced Program who want to participate in more than one extra-curricular activity all four years will have to take advantage of summer school, a zero hour course or correspondence course during their junior and senior years. The new schedule offers four 90 minute blocks in each school day which will allow students to earn eight credits per school year. There will be a IO minute change in the start of the school day so tutorials can begin at 7:35. There will be no change in the bus schedule. “We haven't had unanimous support, but we have bad a gre* deal of support and not tihic^ opposition from parents once they undeatood wh* we were doing," said John Turman, principal of NBHS. “We met with about 300 people * the high school and we had four public meetings. Ax the Lamar meeting we had 11 people come, at Lone Star there were 12, at Memorial there were 28 and we had 27 * the middle school." The state minimum requirement for gradu*ion remains * 21 credits and NBISD will maintain its minimum 22 credit requirement, however, Turman said the administration may come back to the board to raise the minimum att later date. In other busine* the board motorized a four dasroom addition to Seek Elementary and awarded a contract to Modem Builders, Inc., the low bidder, for roof work on Cirl Schurz and Seale Elementary. The administration recommended that the board areiit the Alamo Aret Narcotics Task Force by sharing information and other items concerning any evidence of gang activity in the New Braunfels ares, however they asked th* NBISD not participate in placing a uniformed officer on-aito for this purpose. “I think our job is ortucwine, not hi rina police officers," said Curies Bxadberry, superintendent. "We hive Al— —uy—a M —A —    —aft    ama—IamS rue response drib soo id excellent relationship with tbs New Braunfels Rn 11 AA rutioc ijvDbJmIiCiu . a roeummcna uub we support the concept end shore trite m*ion but not ptxtidpwe in the fend- NB chamber board supports curriculum From staff reports The Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce is encouraging both local school districts to adopt the new recommended curriculum as the standard for the 1994-95 school year. I n a formal resolution adopted at its regularly scheduled February meeting, the board also endorsed the use of the innovative scheduling techniques now being discussed as the key implementation tool cf this new curriculum. According to Rusty Brockman, Chair of the Chamber’s Business/Education Partnership Committee, the    curricu lum is an outgrowth horn efforts by the Texas Business Education Coalition (IBBCX Texas Scholars Program, sod Tech Prep. "The Texas Scholars Program, now adopted by over IOO Texas School Districts, has been very effective and    to expand However, TBEC sought a way to quickly raise high rcV*^ Mw<h«A and expectations statewide and Education Commiwionrr Meno has certainly concurred," said Brockman. "The new recommended curriculum gives fee strange* possible encouragement to take a foil academic course load and encourages schools to provide foe nwM for them to do so." Portions of the resolution state...*\o be prepared for foe high performance workplace of the fixture, students need to develop hiller older drinking skills and be able to apply school knowledge in a way th* solves practical real world problems...and th* schools create courses th* leach practical application af topic areas and content, permits more in-depth investigation and problem-solving activities, and encourages active learning experiences which engage and motivate nuder* to crate and apply knowledge, retirer than rim-ply iiMftwiwg lo jfcmrsf, memorizing, and playback." The resolution by foe Chente'i Board of Directors supports the goals of Coinzniasiotrer Meno, tire fatal Business Eduction Coalition the Texas ^*°iat for an off! car on atta." board took no action on the Town view: "How do you fool about violence on television? Tony Gonzales • There should be a way to oeneor foe violence but without breaking any oonetltu-Mortal laws. Misty Mvourn * You osn*t fbouIsAb th# viewers ag tbs networks should regulate the programming. Christy McDougeW |q ad 9lBf theres more ess ta nom Vat awl rflAeaad aMaeiws^i I •nil V VUm Hi I w aes wa I HBmww Maws* bo isieo. i MU DHM W i stoa** and foul tat thaw beyond I pm Lauren tohtemeua ■tarnany children ase tbs violence end think ire reaL Shows should be monitored, but Hall gee# book ie parents end what they allow. Ar^teeK^    vl»Don't miss Horizons ’94 - Coming March 27 in the Herald-Zeitung! ;