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New Mexican (Newspaper) - December 15, 1996, Santa Fe, New Mexico H2 THE NEW MEXICAN Sunday December 15 1996 FACES AND PLACES Lorraine Goldman Partners at Work Grants fund outstanding proposals With all the technological goodies dancing before our eyes the most effective way to teach reading writing and speaking remains the ageold one adults with books in hand interacting with kids No where is this better understood than among Santa Fes public school teachers The educators understandjas well that reading and books must compete with much flash ier activities for children The days of simply handing out books and doing rote learning are effectively over if teach ers wish to communicate not only the importance but the magic of the written word Last week I described sev eral creative teacherinitiated activities to make this happen funded for small sums by com munity donors working with Partners in Education Here with a continuation of those descriptions Rosemary Benavidez the Carlos Gilbert Elementary li brarian has linked her project with the federallyfunded Reading is Fundamental pro gram that provides free books to students This year reports Rosemary Carlos Gilbert will focus on additional parental in volvement a book character parade a storyteller and an ice cream social to coincide with the book distributions and Car los Gilberts 20th year of par ticipation The program in cludes a sustained silent read ing period every day for the whole school staff and chil dren alike The grant from theJournal North will buy ad ditional books and the services of a storyteller Alameda Middle Schools librarian Kathryn Lopez has another excellent idea Her small grant provided by Schepps New Mexico Develop ment Corporation will buy books but the selection com mittee will be students in the li brary science classes not adults The students will read and discuss the SFPS Board Policy for book selection read reviews of books in library journals and local papers and survey students and faculty as to interests and needs Stu dents will then set guidelines to follow in choosing books Each student will then be responsi ble for choosing one book for purchase and will process for shelving the book chosen Carol Gillilands Poetln TheClassroom project for 200 second through fifth grad ers at Cesar Chavez Elemen tary takes a different tack Poet Bill Higginson is provid ing poetrywriting workshops in which the students learn to write from different perspec tives and with different meth ods Each child then selects one piece for publication for all the students and for the library Thanks to the Domanica Foun dation for the needed for this project Nancilee DAngelico knows how important the homeschool connection is in getting kinder gartners and first graders hooked on reading Her pro ject Literacy Connections from School to Home and Back provides a range of emergent reading books that are age and ability appropriate Students choose their books and take them home to share with their families This pro ject at El Dorado Elementary will strengthen the childrens love for reading by sharing nu merous high interest books with their families at home throughout the year This project was underwrit ten by US West Communica tions and the Hotel St Francis At Larragoite Elementary teacher Sheryl Reese has older students in speech and lan guage therapy paired with kin dergartners to help the younger children gain lan guage and literacy skills Not only do the younger kids re spond to the older children says Reese but the older stu dents gain skills and selfconfi dence as they help the younger students The Burnett Founda tion provided for this ex cellent project torraine Goldman is the ex ecutive director of Santa Fe Partners in Education Eric P Serna commissioner New Mexico State Corporation Commission has been named vice president of the Board of Di rectors of the Hispanic Culture Foundation Dr Cheryl Charles executive director Sol y Sombra Foundation has been named sec retary Other board members in clude Letitia Frank of Santa Fe The Hispanic Culture Founda tion was established in 1983 to identify preserve and enhance the arts and humanities rooted in New Mexicos 400yearold His panic heritage Santa Fe Community College inducted 11 new members into Phi Theta Kappa a national honor society for students at tending twoyear colleges and vocational schools They include Karen L Akerfelds Susan E Fe hilly Jessica J FlemingPurcell Julia A Hermon Elizabeth A KramerBenderman Shelly J Ku netka Ignacio J Lucero Matthew D Rogge Diane C Szelazk iewicz Chris S Smiles and Pam ela S Zehrung Current Phi Theta Kappa offi cers are Ben Raznic president Judy Morse vice president Deb orah Anne Strader secretary treasurer and Tamara Bertell fund raising officer Peet Robison of Santa Fe has been selected as a finalist for a NICHE Award for the piece In calmo Landscape Vase in the cat egory of Glass Limited OneofaKind The NICHE Awards program recognizes the outstanding cre ative achievements of American craft artists who produce work for craft galleries and retail stores Monica DeHerrera of San Juan Pueblo and a student at New Mexico State University has been awarded a scholarship from the Public Service Company of New Mexico The award was designed to provide financial aid for fees books and school supplies Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts from Pack 49 and Pack 801 and Troop 82 collected food to help NEIGHBORS NUMBERS Emergency police fire ambulance 911 Health and Education Resources New Mexico Department of Children Youth and Families information line 82776510 Partners in Education 4740240 St Vincent Hospital main switchboard 9833361 St Vincent Hospital 24hour hotline 8205242 St Vincent Hospital Adult Crisis line 9822255 St Vincent Hospital Emergency Services 8205250 Santa Fe Animal Shelter and Humane Society 9834309 Santa Fe Childrens Museum 9898359 Santa Fe City Government Information 9846500 Santa Fe County Health Office 8273560 Santa Fe Public Schools Administration 9822631 H Trash to Treasures listings Nancy Judd 4737202 Villa Therese Clinic 9838561 At The New Mexican Main switchboard 9833303 Calendar listings 9953840 fax 8200803 El Mitote hotline 9953821 Faces and Places 9863004 InfoSource 8206060 Local news 9863035 Subscriptions in Santa Fe 9840363 outside Santa Fe 800 8733372 St Vincent Hospital Nov 23 Erica Delgado and Eloy Vigil Santa Fe a girl Nov 23 Lannette Ulibarri and Anthony jaramillo Santa Fe a boy Nov 24 Linda Castner and Laurence Romero Santa Fe a girl Nov 24 Leticia Morales and Reyes Santa Fe Preps scholarship semifinalists Santa Fe Preparatory School seniors from left Chad Scherer Robin Beck Ira Thorpe Liza Abeles Dylan Fuge Will Clift and Thaddeus Sze were among high school seniors selected as semifinalists in the 42nd An nual National Merit Scholar ship Program To qualify for the 1997 Merit Program these students as ju niors took the 1995 tional Merit Scholarship Quali fying Test which served as an initial screen of entrants The highest scores in each state were designated semifi nalist the semifinalists represent about five percent of the nations high school gradu ating class who took the PSAT during their junior year This is the first year that Santa Fe Prep has seven stu dents qualify as semifinalists fill the food pantries of local agencies The food was distrib uted to the Salvation Army St Elizabeths Shelter and St John the Baptist Catholic Church food pantry Scouts shown in the photo are from Pack 49 chartered to St Johns United Methodist Church and Pack 801 chartered to the Waldorf School Troop 82 not shown was packing bags of food and are chartered to St John the Baptist Catholic Church El Castillo Residents Associa tion has elected its new officers for 1997 Daisie BuchwaM president Irene Cox vice president Nan Boylan treasurer Norma Brown secretary Evelyn Petshek was elected to a threeyear term as resident representative to the board of di rectors The two continuing rep resentative to the board are Harold Brown and John Boylan Other members of the council are Ted McLaughlin Louise OConnell Anne Easton Philip Hart Kay Halpern Malcolm Ep stein Juliana James and Mary Knickerbocker Nickie VigilGarcia of Santa Fe was appointed to the Board of Regents of the New Mexico Mili tary Institute NMMI by Gov Gary Johnson VigilGarcia was the first female cadet to graduate from the Institute 1979 in the high school division with High Ifonors VigilGarcia earned an associ ate of arts degree from NMMI She earned a bachelor of arts de gree in political science from the University of New Mexico She is a paralegal with a Santa Fe law firm of Simons Cuddy and Fried man LLP James Cordova a 1996 New Mexico State University gra daute and Randy L Teton a re cent alumnus of the Institute of American Indian Arts were among the 12 students selected from colleges across the country to participate in the 1996 Cul tural Diversity Summer Intern ship Program administered by the American Institution for Con servation of Historic and Artistic Works in Washington Cordova completed his intern ship in the conservation labora tory at the Museum of New Mex ico in Santa Fe He conducted a technical and comparative analy sis of late 18th and early 19th century Spanish colonial sculp tures and made contributions to the museums work Teton completed her intern ship in the conservation labora tory at the New York State Bu reau of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation in Albany She performed minor treat ment on a Frederick Church oil sketch as well as another paint ing and carried out detailed ul traviolet spectrum and xradi ography photography Leticla M Romero received the Maria Velez de Berliner Award at Lake Forest Colleges 15th An nual Spring Honors Convocation in Lake Forest 111 This award is open to students who have taken Spanish courses at the 300 level The award is given to the student who writes the best essay on some aspect of Spanish culture Romero a graduate of Santa Fe High School is the daughter of Maria Romero of Santa Fe MARRIAGES TRASH TO TREASURES The following couples have applied for marriage licenses at the Santa Fe County Clerks office Troy Lawrence 34 and Valerie Ayres 30 both of Houston John M Chadwell 47 and Sherry A Gelland 30 both of Pacific Grove Calif Everett Schnetzer 33 and T Renee Luckie 35 both of Albuquerque Samuel Ochoa 26 and Patricia Apodaca 39 both of Santa Fe Joseph R Garcia 57 and Maria Garcia Mares 41 both of Espanola Michael A Britti 37 and Julie E McGregor 34 both of Santa Fe Guido Luca Ceccarelli 22 and Alessandra Desiree Dallera 22 both of Santa Fe Jerry A Griffin 27 and Shawna Lyn Ingersoll 24 both of Santa Fe Bernard J Beaumont 65 and Carol D Pershing 56 both of Santa Fe Paul Naumann 44 and Catherine L Hicks 35 both of Santa Fe Israel Ramirez 25 and Cynthia Marcus 21 both of Santa Fe Robert J Apodaca 31 and Christine Nordstrum 28 both of Santa Fe James P Bearzi 35 and Jennifer Stinebaugh 31 both of Santa Fe Loren Schoel 27 and Anna Victoria Ribble 27 both of Santa Fe Jesse Kesler 23 and Lucia Velarde 22 both of Santa Fe John H Tenison 44 and Antonette R Rodriguez 43 both of Santa Fe Tony M Martinez 30 and Darlene A Martinez 25 both of La Mesilla James E Twitchell 40 and Nada Jacinto 40 both of Sunnydale Calif Andrew T Sanchez 33 and Sarie Morrell 30 both of Westminster Calif David Portman 26 and Stella Cunningham 24 both of Oklahoma City Okla Adolph Campos 22 and Stephanie Romero 20 both of Santa Fe Donald C Rogers 64 and Mary A LaFever 56 both of Perryton Texas Miguel A Torres 43 and Debbie Lee Acquafresca 44 both of Santa Fe Martin D Massey 25 and Mary Catherine Boatridge 33 both of Dallas Jesus Antonio Manquero 39 and Donna Garrison 39 both of Santa Fe Gordon L Vigil 35 of Nambe Pueblo and Gail Stewart 36 of Nacogdoches Texas Dennis W Dalton 44 and Oarrie Lynn Kania 32 both of Ft Myers Fla Freddy Louvom 35 and Amy Hazel 39 both of New Orleans Doug Sergent 36 and Joan Thompson 36 both of Santa Fe Manuel R Saiz 45 and Carla R Benavidez 33 both of Santa Fe Joseph Distasio 31 and Charmine Craner 33 both of Santa Fe Leonard Zack 31 and Paula Kraft 28 both of Santa Fe Jason Carrington 25 and Rachel Bell 24 both of Dallas Stephen A Martinez 18 and Amanda Leyba 18 both of Santa Fe John David Copeland 28 and Jessica Ruth Bell 25 both of Dallas Patrick Allen Frenier 32 and Donna Lauren Herrera 31 both of Santa Fe Christopher H Shaffer 28 and Jill Schepner 28 both of Meadville Penn Stephen Maphet 31 and Felicia C HalfordDuran 31 both of Santa Fe Robert Zeke Severson 41 and Nancy Saguna Spiro 41 both of Santa Fe Jonathan Sidney Phillips 30 and Sera Serena Ehrick of Hernandez Ignacio Vazquez 23 and Ana Gabriela Miramontes 24 both of Alcalde Garrison 64 and Michelle Plevel 43 both Santa Fe Adrian F Mink 26 and Patricia E Thomas 39 both of Santa Fe Pedro Mendoza 24 and Margaret L Ortiz 29 both of Santa Fe Adrian Cordova 44 and Soile Hamalainen 40 both of Santa Fe Tristan Tortorici 25 and Dora Guevara 21 both of Santa Fe A Jay Kumar Sehgal 38 and Sylvia Margo Tamesky 45 both of Santa Fe Frank Lawrence 59 and Sharon Breedlove 52 both of Tererro Gregory Dorff 29 and Jill Wenburg 30 both of Santa Fe Rafael F Lavalle 49 and Rachel Victoria 38 both of Espanola BIRTHS Morales Silva Santa Fe a boy Nov 24 Suzane Montoya and Jacob Panas Espanola a boy Nov 25 Rita CrespinGonzales and Joseph Gonzales Santa Fe a girl Nov 25 Mary Jo and Anthony Rodriguez Santa Fe a boy Nov 25 Merry Herman Santa Fe a boy Nov 25 Merry and Richard Rivera Santa Fe a girl Nov 25 Rochelle Lopez and Kevin Salazar Espanola a girl Nov 26 Barbara and Joe Rael Santa Fe a girl Nov 27 Crystal Herrera and Jason Sena Santa Fe a girl Nov 25 Mayra Chavez and Ruben This holiday season try to reduce not produce waste Buy gifts such as battery rechargers or reusable shopping bags Buy gifts made out of recycled materials Give a donation in someones name to an organization that is really in need Give useful items and stay away from excessive packaging Waste diverted to date pounds Wanted materials 1970 Console TV with legs Does not have to work Kim 9897791 Snow tires 20575 Judy 9860829 equipment machine clothing etc Will pick up For Shop for Hope Jackie 9865852 IBM 386 or compatible computers Partners in Education Renee 9891209 Lumber plywood and hardware Boys and Girls Club Michael 9827683 Photo copier Sustainable Communities Inc Patricia 8200186 Grass and Leaves Marian 9841674 Portable System Santa Fe Beautiful Dave 9889299 Copy paper blank on one Cristo Rey Cindy 9838411 Corks old toys buttons thread spools and 6pack rings Clean materials only Museum of International Folk Art Aurelia Gomez 8276358 ext 611 Packing materials Glenn 9860616 Kitchen cabinets Billy 9863475 Grass and leaves Chris 4710731 Scrap vehicles will pick Pat 4710123 Foam peanuts and shredded paper Dennis 9883888 Wood working bench For Sweeney Elementary Elsie 9893793 55 gallon plastic drums to collect rain water Ethel 8202516 3 x 5 wire cage for cats Carol 4733133 Terrazas Santa Fe a girl Nov 26 Carolyn Carrillo and Robert Hayes Santa Fe a boy Nov 27 Cynthia and Robert Mueller Santa Fe a boy Nov 27 Tanya and Hector Palacio Santa Fe a boy Nov 27 Amy Ferguson and Chad Kieffer Santa Fe a boy PETS OF THE WEEK This is Vivian a 5monthold Great Dane Shes playful and affectionate housebroken and very wellbehaved She gets along fine with adults children and other dogs Her new home must have a tall fence because she will grow to be a large dog Vivian and other dogs and cats are available for adoption from the Animal Shelter at 1920 Cerrillos Road in Santa Fe The shelter is open from 11 to 5 weekdays and from 11 to 3 Saturdays and Sundays For information call 983 4309 VM an in Santa Fe This is Tigga a silver and black brindle boxer hound mix Shes intelligent and wellmannered She is a joyfull and affectionate companion You could bring home a striped Dalmatian for the holidays Tigga and other dogs and cats are available for adoption from the Espanola Animal Shelter The shelter is open from to weekdays and from 11 to 5 Saturdays and Sundays For information call 7538662 Tigga In Espanola 2 gallon plastic buckets with lids Kelly Lee 9898627 Working fish aquarium with pump St Annes School Judy 9823712 2 ice makers or refrigerators with ice makers For Sweeney Elementary and Ortiz Middle School Phyllis 9895576 Available materials Exercise machine answering machine telephone Lee 4247327 4 drip bowls for gas stove Nancy 9834470 Shipping pallets Katherine 4732700 Broken tiles Miscellaneous styles Domlngues Carpet and Tile Pete Domingues Sr 9883022 Canvas scraps New Mexico Industries for the Blind Carmen Samora 8418844 ext 210 2200 20 large tin frames Ursula 7572479 Microwave needs Dick 9861677 White bath tub Kim 9824603 Five electric parts for ceiling fan Patricia 8202269 White bath tub Billy 9863475 Cast iron tub Needs feet Richard 9831573 Electric stove Needs new burner Ellen 4716700 24 cases of Vertical Lok spacer clasps For construction plumbing and wiring Diane 6625053 Mulch chipped green Jacona Transfer Station Scrap pieces of cardboard Dennis 9883888 Damaged books Suitable for pulp material Peggy 4712625 Horse manure Peggy 4739594 Listings and information To list a material call Nancy Judd at 4737202 Or send information including your name and telephone number to City of Santa Fe Recycling Program Box 909 Santa Fe NM 87504 or fax information to 4381447 VOLUNTEER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES COMMUNITY OUTREACH Over 40 volunteer positions available including home visiting home safety arts with elders and special projects Special needs art intern to lead activities in Adult Day Program Handy person to assist with grab bar installations Special projects crew to help with snow shoveling yard and housework for disabled elders Intergenerational coordinator for school service projects 9824258 SUPPORT OUR TEENS La Nueva Vida adolescent treatment centers need donated household items recreation and gardening equipment 9839521 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED By the Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian Interested parties call 9824636 OPEN HANDS Is ready to accept and train home visitor volunteers to be companions occasional cooks transporters and helpers in the home for our elderly and disabled clients 9824258 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED To staff Santa Fe Childrens Museum store 989S359 PARENT AIDES NEEDED Volunteers needed to wort with a family at risk of child abuse ChHdcare helpers needed for Monday night parent groups Cali the Santa Fe Family Center 4732283 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO GIVE PRACTICAL SUPPORT TO FAMILIES WITH A NEW BABY Santa Fe Family Mamas program 185 Airport 7 4732283 ;