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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 21, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas New Braunfels May Keeping TABS Students to graduate despite test scores By DEBBIE DeLOACH Staff writer Five Comal ISO seniors will be allowed to graduate this even though they failed to master certain sections of the Texas Assessment of Basic Skills TABS That was the unanimous vote of CISD trustees Monday who waived a district policy that requires every senior to pass the TABS test to the TABS criteria adopted by the board in 1983 is not man dated by state law until Superintendent Bill Brown said the two seniors at Canyon High School and three at Smithson Valley High School have met all local criteria for His recommendation was they be allowed to TABS tests will not be given next and are scheduled to be replaced by TEAMS Texas Education Measurement of Minimum Mastery of those skills before graduation will be mandated by the In other the board unanimously granted a hardship transfer request with no The student has been allowed to attend CISD the last four due to transportation problems with Hays Consolidated Trustees also increased the districts contract with Sandy CISD public information from hah time to threefourths Tressie Joline Nancy Poe and Ann Toussaint were employed as Community Education personnel for the 198586 school Resignations from Sharon Don Gladys Genevieve Madeline Van Mac Walling and Jessica Turner were as well as the retirements of Lucille Manning and Ruth The board also approved the hirings of Erlinda Cathleen Harp and Janet and renewed contracts belonging to Sandra Florence Darlene CISD roundup Griffin and Gary Keystone Life Insurance Company of Texas was selected as the districts carrier for student accident insurance for the 198586 school Trustees also approved continued membership in the Adult Education Cooperative with Kendall and Guadalupe Arlen Community Education said 36 adults in Comal County had received their s through Community Education this Bill board vice was chosen to represent CISD at the Texas Association of School Boards Delegate Assembly in San Antonio in and trustee Carter Casteel will be the alternate Trustees awarded a bid for athletic lockers at Canyon High School from Indeco Sales and a bid for Smithson Valley High School lockers from Austin Material Handling Harvey CISD transportation said the lockers should be in place by 15 at both The board also approved a commitment with Region XIII Education Service Center in Austin to receivee media services such as film strips and video duplications in The fee is based on per average daily at Canyon High School Athletic Booster Club President Nancee Smith also presented the board with a check as the clubs first payment on the new CHS baseball A resolution honoring the Smithson Valley High School Band for winning its first sweepstakes was presented to band director David Norris by Board President Leroy Framed resolutions will also be given to each band Appraisal District wont share offices ByDANAOVERSTREET Staff writer After almost two hours in closed Central Appraisal District directors Monday agreed that the appraisal office will not move its operation into an office with one of its We feel it is in the best in we do not locate with any taxing said director Esther Boarnet in her The district now will try to find another arrangement for a new home when the lease on 644 Loop 337 expires in May When we moved it was just a temporary said board chairman Charles At this we have not been offered the amount of space we think the appraisal district will need in the Comal County Commissioners offered square feet of space in the new courthouse annex to the but Lewis said that space would be Another alternative is for the District office to stay where it is and take over the county tax collectors office in the same It would be foolish for us to move into square feet as was offered to Lewis With the growth that is we feel this Ap praisal District will need at least to square feet within four to five The current office has about square feet and employees already are And that situation will get according to chief ap praiser Glenn Included in the budget Brucks proposed to the directors Monday night were provisions for two new appraisers and a Right were crammed in here and were asking for three more Brucks Brucks said more appraisers are needed because the current three field appraisers and one personal property appraiser are having a hard time keeping up with the countys Two appraisers are nearing retirement said office ad ministrator Pat We need even on a junior to work in she Also included in the proposed budget is a salary increase of about 5 Brucks said the raises would be doled out on a merit basis and not all employees will receive the full 5 percent In the District employees received a merit increase on top of a flat percentage The largest increase in the proposed budget is for which Brucks suggested should increase from to Director George Erben asked if the figure could be finetuned to reflect the lower rent for the first five months before a new location is Brucks said the rent would increase even if the Appraisal District were to remain in its current because additional space will be needed for new Im a little bit disturbed about the pretty goodsized increase over last said director David Im concerned about what other districts are Brucks proposed budget totals compared to the current budget of David said other districts with populations between and have 1985 budgets of about Our 1985 budget is already higher than what they have he I think were going to get some severe criticism from the funding entities on Directors agreed to send the proposed budget to the districts nine taxing entities for It will carry a footnote explaining that the rent figure is an And Boarnet reiterated that the budget presented is a working copy and has not been approved or disap Lewis told Brucks to either Convince em the larger budget is needed or else back A final form of the budget will be approved at the 19 TODAYS THOUGHTS WITH BOB DIETZ Men spend their lives in in determining to be vastly happy at some period or when they have But the present time has one advantage over every other it is our Charles Cotton Commit to the Lord whatever you and your plans will Proverbs NIV The powers of the Soul are commensurate with its Ralph Waldo Emerson Better keep yourself clean and bright you are the window through which you must see the George Bernard Shaw When Your Thoughts Turn To Eating Out Think Churchs Fried Chicken 924 San Antonio New Braunfels 6250491 Calendar of Events Government Comal ISD trustees vote Frazier New Braunf els ISD trustees New Braunf els High School Organizations TOPS Take Off Pounds Sen Laurel Plaza recreation Masonic Lodge 7 lodge Catholic Daughters 24 Ridge Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary Eagles Narcotics Anonymous 8 Our Lady of Perpetual Help Adult Children of Alcoholics 8 24Hour Rotary Club noon Eagles Canyon Lake Optimist Club 7 Woodlands Country If you would like to announce your groups activities in the call us at 6259144 or send us a notice to Drawer New Braunf Deadline for Tuesday through Friday editions is 5 the day before Deadline for Sunday editions is HeraldZeitung USPS 377880 If you have not received your paper by Tuesday through Friday or by call 6259144 or 6581900 by 7 and 11 Published Sunday morning and Thursday and Friday afternoon by New Braunfete Herald Publishing 186 Castell New Braunf TX Second class postage paid at New Braunfels Herald Publishing 186 Castell New TX Dave Kramer General Manager Claude Shirlene Thornton Office Manager Robert Dave Kramer Advertising Cheryl McCampbell Don Avery Circulation Manager arol Avery Photocomp Foreman Gus Elbel Foreman Wanda Lasater Kaleidoscope Editor David Editor Patricia YznagaKing Wire Editor Subscription Rates Includes applicable sales tax Carrier delivery in Blanco and Cendall Counties 3 5 one Wail delivery outside 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