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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 8, 2005, New Braunfels, Texas Baker, Holmes sweep seats on CISD board hi*? CISD TRUSTEES By Ron Maloney Staff Writer .Saturday was not a good day for the incumbents who sought re-election to the Comal Independent School District Board of Trustees. Two-term incumbent trustee John Bertelsen was upended in Saturday’s election for District 4. and in District 3, appointed trustee Mark Smith was defeated by challenger Frank Baker by a margin of 172 to 26. The District 3 trustee repre-sents the region north of Canyon l.ake, while the District 4 trustee serves the south side of the county. Bertelsen, who was the board’s treasurer, was defeated by retired educator Donna Holmes by a count of346 votes to 29. Bertelseris total matched that of candidateWylie Queen. Bertelsen, whose public life includes service in the school district as well as on the board of what is now the Comal County Emergency Service District 3, said he was “somewhat surprised’’ by the result. But he praised his opponent. “I’ve appreciated the opportunity to serve on the board for six years,” Bertelsen said. “I believe Donna Holmes will make a good representative for our district, and she has my total support.” Bertelsen said he believed he and Holmes agreed on many of the issues facing the rn w DISTRICT 3 Frank Baker 172 Mark Smith 26 Sunday, May 8, 2005 — Herald-Zeitung — Page 9A CISD TRUSTEES Baker district. Despite being disappointed, Bertelsen said he believed it was good for someone else to have the opportunity to sit at the table he’s worked at for six years. “Those outside looking in have a different perspective," he said. He added that the board, its new members and a new superintendent faced significant leadership and growth challenges in the coming years. Holmes said she was thrilled with her victory, saying much of the credit should go to her supporters in the race. “I had some very wonderful friends who did a fabulous job with the phone bank, talking to their friend and getting the vote out,” she said. “They did an impressive job.” I lolmes is a retired educator and is currently serving on the district’s Long Range Planning Committee. She said her work on the committee led to her decision to run. She said the things she learned on the committee will help her when she takes over as trustee. “I think we need a long-range plan to deal with the growth we have," she said. “We have to be sure we make the most out of our existing facilities and look at new construction, to determine where new DISTRICT 4 Donna Holmes 346 John Bertelsen 29 Wylie Queen 29 Holmes schools are needed. It's going to be quite a challenge with the growth we have and we need to be effective with our resources and be sure the quality of our education doesn’t suffer with the growth.” After cruising to victory Saturday, Baker said he was grateful for the voters who put their trust in him. “I’m thrilled. I’m honored and I’m going to show the position the respect it deserves,” he said. “Mark Smith is a great guy. I appreciate his willingness to serve his community. I hope and pray that I can live up to the confidence and expectations my constituents have in me. I just want to do the best I can.” DONUT PALACE 113 IIH 35 West • Courtyard Shopping Center New Braunfels, TX 78130 • 830-625-9797 \ \ \ V \ \ \ \ \ Methodist Day School The Methodist Day School is now registering for the fall 2005 Semester. We are a licensed child care program for children ages 6 month to 5 years old that utilizes Christian and cognitive curriculums. We offer Chapel time. Godly Play, music and story time, field trips, and much more. For more information, please contact Joan Platt at (830) 899-7104. Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy As to Students The Methodist day school admits students of any race, color, national and ethic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. Canyon Lake United Methodist Church 206 Flintstone Canyon Lake. Texas 78133    ^ \ WWWWWWWX \ \ x x Everyday fresh • Donuts • Pastries • Croissants & More 2 Glaze & 8 oz Coffee .990+tax BUYER BE AWARE ...of the Pricing Differences of Americas lop Hearing Aid Brands and Technologies Considering Hearing Aids? Then get this FREE book first. 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Seguin • New Braunfels . _______ 7:30    -    IO    PM Joyce Poe - Emcee FEATURE ARTISTS: Carol Cochran - Vocalist • Ken Brothers - Vocalist & Yodeler Chuch Miller - Vocalist HOUSE BAND: Chuck Woods (lead guitar & banjo) • Johnnie Pfell (keyboard & steel guitar) Ken Moehrig (fiddle & mandolin) • Lynn Poe (bass guitar) Chris Rose (drums) • Brian Duckworth (fiddle) Sally Carlson (rhythm guitar) Cover charge $4.00 • Doors open at 6:00 PM Barbeque dinners, sandwiches, & desserts served Sponiored by: The Comal County Senior Center (830) 629-4547 Co-Produced by: Johnnie Pfeil (830) 625-5563 • Chuck Woods (830) 629-2425 For professional videos, call Tom Wilson (830) 420-2123 !> !> I). • 28 National Brands • Pricing for all levels of technologies • The six most important questions you should ask when buying Digital • Who offers the latest technology for hearing in noise It Pays to Compare Today more than ever, it pays to compare before you buy. 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Scholarships (Si grants are available. Register for Summer 2005 Off-Campus Classes In Person: Wednesday, May 11, from 4 - 8 p.m., Central Texas Technology Center, 2189 FM 758, NR Municipal Airport (call 830/609-2104) By Phone: 210/301-2520 (Phone Help: 210/733-2085) Or on the Web: (Technical Help: 210/220-1616) Transfer students: Bring college transcripts or grade sheets. New students: Bring high school transcripts or GED scores. Need to take Accuplacer Exam to register? Call Mike Fitsko at 830/629-2647 in New Braunfels (Tuesdays), 830/303-1195 in Seguin (Wednesdays), or 830/609-2104 at Central Texas Tech. Ctr. (Thursdays), for an appointment. The A lama Community College District is un HOE. For any social accommodations issues or an alternate format, contact San Antonio College DisAB/LITY Support Services at 733-2347. 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