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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 9, 2003, New Braunfels, Texas Sunday, March 9, 2003 — Herald-Zeitijng — Page 5A With all our choices... Why go anywhere else? Education Briefs— CISD child care is not recommended The Comal Independent School District will not be pursuing employee-sponsored child care after an assessment survey, conducted by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASH), determined that the child care centers could not support themselves. TASB’s Childcare Solutions department conducted the assessment for the school district this semester. The results showed that employees seeking child care for their children could not commit to full-time enrollment and they wanted the day-care centers on the campuses where they were working. “Financially, the day care centers would require support from the school district, something the district is not prepared to do,” said Nancy Cobb, assistant superintendent of Administration. For information contact Cobb at 830-221-2023, or 830-885-1791. Rebecca Creek hosts reading night All parents of Rebecca Creek Elementary students are invited to a Family Reading Night, Tuesday, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the school. The entire family is invited to the Dr. Seuss-theme evening. The fun-filled event will give parents an opportunity to ask questions about teaching methods and strategies for reading and language arts. In addition, parents and students will be able to participate in hands-on activities and games. Dinner will be available for only $1 per person. For information call the school at 830-885-1450, or 830-221-2995. Parents, teachers conferences set Parents have an opportunity to meet with their children’s teachers during the biannual Parent-Tbacher Conference Days Tuesday through Thursday in the Comal Independent School District. Teachers will be available to meet with parents right after an early release at 1:30 p.m. (elementary) or 2 p.m. (secondary) all three days. The typical 15-minute conferences are usually scheduled directly between the teacher and parents. It is during this time that parents and teachers will have the opportunity to talk about the child’s successes and challenges. Parents should come prepared with questions or concerns regarding their child’s progress. For information call your child’s school. Screenings for special-needs kids Children in the Comal Independent School District who range in age from birth to 5-years-old and who are suspected of having delays in speech, language or development should be screened Thursday at the district’s Central Office (Special Education Annex conference room), 1421 N. Business 36. The screening services are free and appointments need to be made in advance. Call Pat Hermes at 830-221-2042, or 830-886-1791 to schedule an appointment between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. The Comal ISD provides services to students with special needs. This free public education is offered to eligible children ages 3 through 21. Pennies for patients Photo credit Students at Canyon Intermediate School raised more than $1,600 in a Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Pennies for Patients fund-raiser in honor of Julio Herrera, a Canyon Middle student who has the disease. Presenting the check to the Leukemia Society’s Pamela Ady (right) are (from left) Karen Klieg, CIS counselor, Peggy Fuller, CIS principal, and Julio Herrera. Career expo is March 18 The 7th annual Career and Community Awareness Expo, “Opportunities for the New Millennium: Career, Life and Education,” is scheduled March 18 at New Braunfels Civic Center. The expo is open to students, parents and community members who want information on area services, training programs and employment opportunities. Students will have the opportunity to talk to exhibitors who will be there to provide information on current job openings, community programs and education and training programs. For information contact Martie Rodriguez at NBISD, 643-5741. SVHS senior earns National Merit Finalist honor Chase Zachary, a senior at Smithson Valley High, has a-chieved one of the highest honors possible in high school by being named a National Merit finalist in the 2003 competition for Merit Scholarship awards. Zachary now has an opportunity to continue in the National Merit competition for some 8,000 merit schol arship awards, worth more than $30 million. Zachary is the son of Ed and Susan Zachary of New, Braunfels. He is active in debate, UIL academic compe tition, Business Professionals of America, and the Academic Decathlon team. He plans on attending Harvard University or Southern Methodist University. • ZACHARY BIG COUNTRY RUCTION SUNDAY, MARCH 16 -10 A M. AT 201 W. MAIN (HWY 90) IN WEIMAR. TX. 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