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New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - November 28, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas Education DECA officers plan for year ahead The New Braunfels High School Chapter of Distributive Education Clubs of America relies on Its officers to provide leadership and direction for the club. Serving es the 1996-97 DECA officers are, seated, left to right, Blanca Saenz, secretary; Selena McKlnnls, parliamentarian; and Kim Qirouard, president. Behind them are Ymelda Castille|a, treasurer; Monica Garcia, reporter; and Gina Serna, historian. Not shown is Vice President Shavon Mulkey. The sponsor of the club is NBHS Marketing Instructor Bob Baker. NBISD photo by LESLIE KRIEWALDTEducating everyone takes everyone. Tilo Schmidt NBISD Their talents are New Braunfels ISO Calendar of Events NOV. 27-29 Tuba, Dec. 3 Friday, Dec. 6 Mon, Dec. 9 Tues,Dec IO Thun, Dec. 12 Dec. 16-20 Student and Staff Holidays for Thanksgiving School Board Meeting, 5:30 pm in the Board Room of The Education Center NBISD City Council PTA Luncheon, 11:45 am. at The Education Center NBMS Student Council Dance at OakRun School Cafeteria from 7-10 pm Lone Star Primary PTA meeting and music program, 6:30 p.m. NBISD School Board Meeting, 7 pm in the Board Room of The Education Center New Braunfels Middle School Holiday Band Concert at 7 pm in the high school cafetorium. New Braunfels high School Hofiday Band Concert at 7:30 pm in the high school cafetorium • OakRun/New Braunfels Mickle School choir concert in the OakRun cafeteria at 7 pm. NBISD Administrators Appreciation Day ■ NBISD Transportation Department Food Drive Meet the Teachers •Throughout the school year, "Meet the Teachers" features educators who are new to New Braunfels Independent School District. Abigail Santana earned her bachelor's degree in Bilingual Education from Texas AAM International University. She also holds an associate’s degree in liberal arts from Los Angeles Valley College. A beginning educator, she teaches third-graders at Memorial Elementary School. Greatest pleasure in teaching; “The greatest pleasure in teaching is seeing the e&itement of the students when they discover they have learned something new. The only way to do this is for the teacher to show enthusiasm when teaching.” Philosophy of education; “I believe teaching is developing and creating an environment geared towards inspiring the students to learn and to use their minds. It is focusing chi students’ needs and their abilities without excuses.” Tilo Schmidt holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology with a minor in Geography from Southwest Texas Stale University. A beginning educator, he coaches and teaches science at New Braunfels Middle School. Greatest pleasure in education: "I believe the greatest pleasure for me in teaching will be when my students are doing well in class and are excited about coming to class because we have an enjoyable and fun learning environment.” Philosophy of education: “Education today needs to prepare the children to reach their full potential so that they can lead a productive, independent life.” Abigail Santana music to the ears Th# abova Naw Braunfala Middle School band students ware named to the All-Region Orchestra, which performed on Nov. 17 in San Antonio. Kneeling, left to right, are Joaeph Judkins, French horn; Justin Mills, percussion; Francesca Garcia, bass clarinet; and Drew Sollberger, percusaion. Behind them stand Carlo Schmidt, tuba; Alan Janzen, percussion; Christina Brandon, clarinet; Lindsay Leifeste, French horn; and Erica Schmidt, bassoon. Band Director Anna Zientek is assisted by Dolores Jimenez and Janaia Lee, assistant band directors; and MolissaTownsend, band assistant. Above are three New Braunfels High School musicians who earned chairs for the All-Region Orchestra in San Antonio on Nov. 17. They advance to the Area auditions In January. Left to right, senior Yvonne Vasquez earned third-chair in French horn; senior Eva Maldonado took first-chair piccolo; and Junior Loren Woods received second-chalr bassoon. They are directed by Beth Bronk, who is assisted by Clay Zientek, Becky McGuire and Townsend. In some Instrumental sections, up to 30 students competed for two positions. in all, 24 NBHS musicians auditioned for All-Region. School bus drivers to lead holiday food drive The New Braunfels Independent School District Transportation Department plans to transport some holiday hope this year with a food drive. From Monday, Dec. 16, through Friday, Dec. 20, Transportation Manager Bob Templeton, school bus drivers, mechanics, and other transportation department employees hope to collect 1,000 cans of food. They add their efforts to the drive begun by OakRun School sixth graders Will Chapman and Justin Powell. The items will be given to the Comal County Food Bank with a portion going to the Children's Shelter. Drivers will place collection boxes on their buses during Dec. 16-20. Students will be welcome to make food donations in the morning. Collection boxes will also be available at each school to take donations from staff members and anyone else who would like to help with the drive. Nonperishable food items such as canned vegetables, canned fruits, rice, peanut butter, canned meats, crackers, etc. are among the items to be collected. All items donated will be used. Templeton said the collections will be emptied from the buses daily and the drivers will post the results to update students and the public on the collection progress. Notes will be sent home with students on Dec. 13 with information about the drive. r. .a 1 1We’re Looking For A Few Good Local Heroes.llPelpus find    dap. lQ^p97^ We all know someone who has done something to make their    To nominate someone for this special    honor, send a letter describing community a better place to live.    the nominee and why he or she should be chosen. Be sure to include The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung would like to recognize those information on how to contact the nominee as well as the nominator, or deserving people in its annual Horizons edition, March 16-23, 1997. use the form below. Send letters or fax to: Managing Editor Doug Nominations are being accepted through January IO, 1997 for the Loveday, The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, 707 Landa St., New Comal County Unsung Heroes.    Braunfels, Texas 78130. (210) 625-9144. Unsung Heroes are people who have made a significant volunteer    Unsung Heroes and their nominators    will    be recognized at a special contribution to their communities but who do not receive recognition    reception on March 21, 1997. for their work. Nominator:. Address: Phone Number:. I am nominating, because:_ T. New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung Working to be an tfft indispensable IHHI    pert    of    your    day. I (.V ;