New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 17, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas
JIO A O Herald-Zeitung □ Sunday, March 17, 1996
School nutrition employees appreciated
Each month, New Braunfels ISD spotlights a department or group of employees and shows its appreciation. This month, on Thursday, March 14, School Nutrition employees were thanked for the great job they are doi ng to keep students fed and healthy.
The department is led by Barbara Flanagan, School Nutrition Services director, who is assisted by Cary Donaldson. They are aided in their work by Esperanza Rodriguez, secretary. Robyn Lux, special events coordinator, coordinates district’s special events. The district is also appreciative of Brent Hoover, who will act as the director while Flanagan is on temporary leave.
Lamar Primary School: Debra Martinez, supervisor; and Jenevie Kohlenberg, food server.
Lone Star Primary School: Stanley Harris, supervisor; Mary Medina, cashier; and Irene Stock, food server.
Memorial Primary School: Maria G. Sanchez, supervisor; and Ernestina Gonzales and Adela Amaro, food serv-
v^\ SINCE /-iv
Carl Schurz Elementary School:
Teresa Stewart, supervisor; and Debora Deason, cashier.
Memorial Elementary School:
Sheila Rodriguez, supervisor; Cindy Moos, cashier; and Norma Sauceda, food server.
Seele Elementary School: Lola Murphy, supervisor; Betty Meckel, cashier; and Eva Alvarez, food server.
OakRun School: Francisco Hernandez, supervisor; Betty Kraft, head baker; Lucy Scrrato, baker’s helper; Virginia Brooks, baker’s helper and server; Estella Garcia, cashier; and Elisa Bustos, Josie Guerrero and Landis Mu I key, food servers.
Smithson Valley Middle School inducts
m -t • a rn T A • mw • WW n •a
JIO into National Junior Honor Society
Smithson Valley Middle School recently inducted HO newly-elected Seventh and eighth grade members Into the National Junior Honor Society during ceremonies held at the school on February 28,1996.
I Bobby Kirk began the program by welcoming parents, faculty, students, and friends. Dusty Greenwood lead the Pledge of Allegiance and E. A. Hoppe recognized special guests. Jennifer Solis introduced the speaker for the ceremonies, Fernando Palos, SVHS Assistant Principal.
The 1995-96 Smithson Valley Middle School National Honor Society Officers are President, Cindy Reasner; Vice-President, Ryon Stewart; Secretary, Erin Smith; Ellen Bohner,Treasurer, and Brittney Pruitt, Historian.
The 1996 newly-elected National Junior Honor Society members are as follows:
• Emily Albrecht, Katy Barnett, Michael Benavidez, Alexa Bernal, Jennifer Bertelsen, Ryan Beyer, Jennifer Blomquist, Melanie Boehm, Jacob Borgeson, Morgan Bosch,Levi Brinkkoeter, Robin Bumam, Shoe na
Canning, EJ. Clark, Jonathan Clifton, Christopher Collins, Ben Davis, Brittney Davis, Tiffany Dawdson, Erin Dawson, Laura Deason, Patrice Deaton; Lauren Dislar, Lori Duarte, Toni Duarte,Carrie Dubuque, Katrina Dyste, Cristin Eckert, Gabriel Escalante, JoAnn Espronccda, and C. J. Estrada.
Faith Faulkner, Cody Fuller, Robert Gaede, Evan Gardner, Andy Glueck, Sam Goff, Robert Golden, Nicholas I larper, Lacey Harrell,Christina Hofstetier, Michael Holly, Jeff Huerta, Anne Jenkins, Shay Johnson, Tyler Johnson, Brandon Kahn, April Kappus.Lucy Keller, Kristy Knudson, Lindsey Kolmeicr, Jimmy Krilikos, Drew Krock, Kent Lain, Rose Loughlin, Michelle Lindner, B. J. Lindsey, Ryan Mahoney, Jacob Maillot, Randol Marlin, Amanda Mason, Monica Mireles, Jennifer Monroe, and Carlos Montalvo.
Lauren Murphy, Jaime Myhre, Amy Nelson, Meghan Neptune, Eden Newman, Joshua Niles, Rita Olfcrs, Kendra Pawelka, Patrick Pistor, Heather Polhamus, Marie Polka, Veronica Reed, Nicole Reininger,
Abby Reticle, Katy Robertson, Jessica Rodriguez, Angelica Rosas, Mcagan Ruh, Nichole Ruiz-Krause, Dustin Schmidt, Ashley Sellards, Kacey Shipley, Greg Smith, Kim Smith, Julie Stearman, Kathleen Stewart.
Heather Tabor, Robin Tabor, Brandon Tappan, Wil ham Thomell, Darrell Tindall, Janell Tomasini, Christine Treanor, Lacey Valdez, Kimberly VanAusdell, Chris VanKleef, Sarah Vaught, Kaillynn Vicars, Kelly Williams, Jennifer Wilson, Leslie Wilson, Ashley Woodside, Laura Wurm, Katy Wurzbach, Greg Yamaguchi, and Dylan Yarter.
The faculty council consists of Linda Meyer and Josie Eldridge.
In November, 1995, the following eighth grade students were inducted into the National J unior Honor Society:
Patrick Bailey,Leslie Basham,Leah Burns, Kari Burrer, Lori Burton, Treven Crist, Miles Dunis, Erie Estill, Michael Heinemeier, Blake Jones, Kelsey Lien, Jillian Monk, Ronald Rodriguez, Jacob Sanchez, Samuel Taylor, Thomas Teuton, Kathryn Welch, and Chelsea Yantis.
Add these important events to your calendar!
4 March 18. Canyon Middle School Site-Based Management Committee Open Forum 6:30 p.m., Commons. ll March 18. SVHS Music Boosters Meeting, 7 p.m., Band Hall.
4 March 19. CHS Music Boosters Meeting, 7:30 p.m., Band Hall.
4 March 20. Goodwin Primary School Community in Schools Appreciation Day.
4 March 20. Last day to file for a place on the ballot for the May 4 Board of Trustees election for single member districts three and four.
4 March 21. Frazier Elementary School Parents-as-Students Night for TAAS, 7 p.m.
4 March 22. Mountain Valley Elementary School Fifth Grade Science Fair.
4 March 25. Canyon Middle School Open House & PTA Meeting, 5-7 p.m.
4 March 25. Bulverde Primary School Open House/First Grade Program/PTA Meeting,7 p.m.
4 March 26. GPS Open House, 6:30 p.m.
4 March 26. CES Open House and “Greenback Night”, 6-7:30 p.m.
The public urged to visit their schools for Texas Public Schools Week, March 24-30
New Braunfels High School:
Kathy Kovack, supervisor; Genevieve Nemec, head cashier; Judith Schmidt and Irene Schwarz, cashiers; Barbara Meurin and Eulalia Rodriguez, cooks and cashiers; Cecilia Quirino and Irene Schwanz, cooks; Dina Hess, Minerva Perez, Amanda Perez, Carrol Russell and Velma Mitchell, food servers; and Dale Schmidt, dishwasher.
New Braunfels Middle School/ Central Kitchen: The central kitchen for the district is based at New Braunfels Middle School. Working at the middle school are Evelyn Kropp, food production manager, Maria Flores, food supervisor; Jackie New, line supervisor; Annie Jones and Gracie Perez, cashiers; Esther Esquivel, Elizabeth Hassold, Alma Hodges, Rose Neria, Cynthia Perez and Leticia Valadez, cooks; Annie Jones and Gracie Perez, cashiers; Tuska Friedeck and Nancy Gonzales, food servers; Brenda McKinnis, Maria Delia Martinez and Felice Martinez, utility persons; Esmeralda Puente, dishwasher; Rene Garcia, Jr. and Angel Mares, drivers; and Nancy Valdez, permanent substitute.
ft March 18-22: NBISD Spring Break for Students & Staff
ft Thursday, March 28: 11th Annual “Senior Prom for Senior Citizens,’’ hosted by NBISD and CISD from 6-8 p.m. at OakRun School. ft Thursday, March 28: NBHS Pre-UIL Band concert at the NBHS cafetorium 4 Saturday, March 30: 2nd Annual ArtBeat Youth Arts Festival, in downtown New Braunfels 4 Thursday, April 4: End of Fifth Six-Weeks Grading Period ll Friday, April 5 & Monday, April 8: Student/Staff Holidays
ft Friday, April \2: OakRun Fine Arts Spring Festival at 7:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria.
4 Thursday, April 18: OakRun School Academic Picnic at Landa Park, 6:30 p.m.
4 Friday, May 3: Make up day for lost class day on Feb. 2. ft Sunday, May 19: Baccalaureate ll Thursday, May 23: Last School Day ll Friday, May 24: Graduation/Teacher Work Day
flBISD schools and offices, including tho ‘fax Office, which collects taxes for tho school district end tho city,
- - «»■■!£ Cafes m2 Ife aa Zfesafeafela
Will DQ CIOSQQ TDV SpfftltQ DVQQK#
Monday, March 18-FrMay, March ZZ
“Education: The Heart of Texas,” is the theme for March, Texas Public Schools Month. Like other districts around the state, New Braunfels Independent School District was encouraged to pick a week to celebrate Texas Public Schools Week.
During March 24-30, NBISD invites the public, even more so than usual, to visit their schools. With more than 1,700 volunteers working in our schools, NBISD students enjoy public participation in their schools. During this special week the public’s presence will be particularly urged.
NBISD recognizes the importance of the public’s involvement with its schools and youngsters year long. With activities planned in and around Texas Public Schools Week, we thank parents and the community for their support of public education and invite them to see their schools.
The following is a listing of official activities planned in connection with Texas Public Schools Week.
Monday, March 25
• Seele Parent Essay Judging Day Parents will get to demonstrate their Hair for writing in a Texas Public Schools Week writing contest. In an essay of 150 words or less, parents will be invited to explain the impact Seele elementary has had on their lives, as well as those of their children. Essays will be displayed in the fifth-grade hallway for parents to enjoy during “Pastries for Parents” on March 29.
Tuesday, March 26
• Carl Schurz fourth graders invite their grandfricnds to share lunch at school.
• Memorial Primary /Elementary schools will each host Wish Box night at their schools at 7 p.m. Parents who are unable to help out during the day can come in the evening to work on small projects for teachers.
• Seele students and their teachers will wear the state colors of red, white and blue in honor of public education.
Wednesday, March 27
• New Braunfels Middle School will kick off the breakfast for the NB
CELEBRATE TEXAS PUBLIC SCHOOLS WEEK MARCH. 1996
Thursday, March 28
Carl Schurz fifth graders invite grandfriends to lunch.
11th Annual Senior Prom for Senior Citizens at OakRun School from 6-8 p.m. This free dance hosted by NBISD and Comal ISD features entertainment from student musicians and singers. Middle and high school students serve refreshments and dance with their guests.
New Braunfels High School performs a Pre-UIL band concert at 7:30 p.m.
Lone Star Primary holds Family Reading Night at 6:30 p.m.
Friday, March 29 Seele teachers Rob Abbotts, Ruth Abbotts, Janice Gandy and Michelle Tysdal will host “Pastries for Parents” to convey their appreciation for the support and assistance given to the children and their classrooms during the school year.
► Lone Star Primary will invite parents and friends to share Kite Day at Eikel Park with students during their PE periods.
* Memorial Primary and Elementary schools have a Family Fun Night with a dinner by Granzin’s and an evening of fun and games at 5:30.
Saturday, March 30
• 2nd Annual ArtBeat Festival. During
Chamber orCbmmcfccShTdflvt' fftvr week of March 24,i
gram 1,200picces of student artwork will
be displayed in downtown businesses. On Saturday, from IO a.m.-2 p.m., young artists will demonstrate their singing, poetry, acting skills and musicianship to other youngsters around the plaza. At I p.m., the “Kids as Art” parade begins and leads the celebration to the grandstand where the art award winners will be announced.
Coming up in April are:
Tuesday, April 2
• New Braunfels Middle School PTA meeting and open house, 7 p.m. The open house will feature a myriad of student history projects.
Friday, April 12
• OakRun School hosts a Fine Arts Spring Musical at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 18
• OakRun School hosts an Academic Picnic at Landa Park at 6:30 p.m.
Friday, April 19
• OakRun School hosts a Be-Bop Dance at 7:30 p.m.
In late February, Lamar Primary and Seele Elementary hosted PTA meetings and open houses.
Earlier this month, on March 2, Seele Elementary gifted and talented classes organized Kids Mart at the Civic Center. The event raised $114 for the Children’s Museum and the local SOS food bank.
During the week of March 4, OakRun School hosted a book fair. That Monday, Lone Star Primary held a music program and open house. Memorial Primary also entertained parents with two music programs.
Also this month, Lamar Primary hosted grandparents’ luncheons, Seele fourth graders had an open house at New Braunfels High School and OakRun held an open house. Memorial Primary and Elementary schools hosted a Family Science Night.
Carl Schurz Elementary invited parents to an open house where science fair results were displayed.
Last week, Lone Star hosted "Donuts for Dads" and Memorial Primary first graders, parents and friends filled the skies with kites for Kite Day. Lone Star Primary celebrated Career Day. Students talked to many professionals. including a judge, a fireman, a paramedic and a principal.
Frazier Elementary artists win Water Conservation District contest
Julie Ann Garcia, Lindsey Waymer, and Elizabeth Simmons, Frazier Elementary School fifth grade students, were selected as the first, second, and third place winners in the Comal County Comal-Guadalupe Soil and Water Conservation District poster contest.
Their art work was selected as the best from 125 entries.
For this year’s contest, poster subjects were “The Living Waters’* or “Harmony: People and Land."
Julie Garcia’s First Place poster was called “Precious Moments: Sign up if you care.” “I showed people wanting to help clean up the river," she said. Garcia also stated that she wants to become an artist or painter.
“We depend on the Ocean and Ocean depends upon us," was the subject of Lindsey Waymer’s Second Place art work. “I showed two different kinds of ocean. One was full of garbage and trash and other had fish, dolphins, and whales," she said. “I chose them because they are my favorite water animals,” she added. Waymer plans to study and become a marine biologist, training dolphins at
CISD photo by Don Clark
Julie Ann Garcia, Lindsey Waymer, and Elizabeth Simmons (L-R) were selected as the county winners in the Comal-Guadalupe Soil and Water Conservation District poster contest.
Elizabeth Simmons, in her Third Place prize entry, pictured the world in four parts showing harmony between people and the earth, plants.
and trees. Simmons intends to become a cartoonist or a botanist.
Each student will receive a monetary award at special ceremonies scheduled for June.
Dan Geroy takes over as new principal at Smithson Valley High School
Dan Geroy was unamimously approved (6-0) by the Board of Trustees as the new principal of Smithson Valley High School.
He moved into his new office on March I.
Geroy was previously an assistant principal at SVHS, a position he obtained in August of 1995 when Chad Hall departed to become principal of the CISD Comal Leadership Institute.
Before taking his position with the district in 1995, Geroy was a teacher and administrator with the North East I.S.D.
Geroy replaces Joe Rogers, who retired on Feb. 15, 1996, after 44 years in public education.
CISD photo by Don Clark
Dan Geroy, selected as the new SVHS principal.