New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - October 12, 2000, New Braunfels, Texas
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BriefsCarl Schurz marks 75th anniversary
NEW BRAUNFELS BIGGEST EVENT
It’s Wurstfest in New Braunfels, once again. In October the Herald-leitung will publish a comprehensive guide to the events that are held each year. This publication is a main source of information for visitors and residents. A colorful festive 16 page guide will be inserted into the paper on Sunday, October 29,2000.
Friday, October 13
Foundation seeks donations
To donate to the New Braunfels I SD Education Foundation, contact Stephanie Ferguson in the school district’s public information office at 643-5720. Money raised will be used for mini-grants for teachers beginning in the spring 2001.
[Traffic Safety Recognition set
Members of the New Braunfels ISD Board of Trustees will recognize lawmakers, state officials, city, county and business leaders who were involved in improving traffic safety on Loop 337 in the area of New Braunfels High School during a ceremony on at IO a.m. Wednesday at NBHS.
The ceremony on Wednesday will celebrate the efforts of everyone working together as partners by combining resources to increase the traffic safety near New Braunfels High School. State Senator Jeff Wentworth, State Representative Edmund Kuempel and representatives from the Texas Department of Transportation will join school district officials in addressing the need for continued safety. Other local dignitaries will also attend the ceremony.
The new traffic signal, a traffic safety arm, and a traffic flow plan for the high school will be dedicated.
For information about the ceremony contact the NBISD public information office, 643-5720.
Homecoming activities planned
I New Braunfels High School homecoming is set for Oct. 27. While the Unicorns prepare to take on the Cougars at 7:30 p.m., many organizations are planning homecoming activities.
' A fajita taco dinner, sponsored by the school’s cheerleaders and dance team members, will be served before the homecoming game from 5 to 6:45 p.m. at the high school cafeteria. Adult plates can be purchased for $5 in advance or $7 at the door. A child’s plate can be bought for $3 in advance or $5 at the door. Entertainment will be provided. Tickets can be bought at First Commercial Bank, All American Scrapbook, New Braunfels High School office, or from any cheerleader or dance team member.
By Stephanie Ferguson New Braunfels ISD
Students and teachers at Carl Schurz Elementary are putting the finishing touches on their performance for the school’s 75th anniversary celebration on Saturday at the school, 633 W. Coll St.
Directed by music teacher Heather Klossner, and written by fourth grade teacher Dave Heefner, all students from pre-kindergarten to fifth grade (and some teachers) will perform in the "75th Anniversary Pageant."
The pageant will begin at 2:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria.
Musical numbers will be performed from each decade of the past 75 years. Students will wear costumes from the different time periods.
"The pageant is a retrospective of the past 75 years," Klossner said.
"Those attending will hear how music has changed over the years and also how music can bring back to our mind a different time in history."
• Beginning at I p.m. the school will be
open for tours and a special photo and memorabilia display will be available for viewing in the gym.
• At 2 p.m. a rededication ceremony will be conducted in the front courtyard. Speakers include: New Braunfels ISD Board of Trustees President Bill Biggadike and Superintendent Ron Reaves.
• The pageant begins at 2:30 p.m.
• A video written and produced by Cindy Ansorge’s fifth grade class will be shown at 3 p.m.
• Refreshments will be served at 3:30
p.m. in the courtyard behind the cafeteria.
Carl Schurz Elementary first opened on Sept. I, 1925. The school has transformed as buildings have been added and renovated.
Carl Schurz is now a pre-kindergarten through fifth grade neighborhood campus.
The school was named Carl Schurz after the German-American statesman who lived from 1829 to 1906. His works contributed to high standards of justice, responsibility, and citizenship.
For information, call 625-7361.
Around The District
New Braunfels Middle School students Marie Rusuriye and Juanita Rocha appeared before the New Braunfels ISD Board of Trustees on Sept. 19 to lead the pledges to the United States and Texas flags and offer the invocation.
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Members of the Mighty Unicorn Band are perfecting their musical pieces from Ben Hur. Along with performing at varsity football games, members of the band are also busy preparing for fall competitions. The band will compete in the Rocket Review at Judson High School on Saturday. This year’s officers are: back row from left, Alina Fitzsimmons, Justin Mills, Joey Judkins, Tim Aurora, and Joey Rippole. From row from left, Gilbert Molina, Patsy Valenzuela, and Ladis Aguilar.
Students from New Braunfels, Smithson Valley, and Canyon high schools retreated together for the first time Wednesday morning at T-Bar-M Ranch since being selected in the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce Youth Leadership Class. Students participated in fun leader-ship-building activities. NBHS senior Alison Rader, right, and Canyon High School student Erin Wiggins participate in a getting-to-know-you activity.
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For information about New Braunfels Independent School District, contact Stephanie Ferguson at The Education Center, 430 W. Mill St., 620-6200.
NBHS cheerleader clinic sponsored
The New Braunfels High School cheerleaders will sponsor a cheerleading clinic from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the NBHS
Participants will learn cheers, chants, cheer dancing and jumps. The clinic is open to students in kindergarten through sixth grade. The cost is $20 and sign-up is at the door on the day of the clinic. All participants will earn T-shirts.
For information, contact Kristy Castilleja at the high school at 625-6271.
Get your Eunice the Unicorn photos
Show your Unicom spirit by having your photograph taken with the Eunice the Unicom mascot at any of the upcoming home
Photos are $3 and come in a Unicorn memory photo cover. Photos will be taken near the ticket booth at every home game.
New Braunfels High School drum majors are Liz Barney, Vanessa Rosales and Deandra Baker.
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