Sioux Center News in Sioux-Center, Iowa
22 Aug 1974

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22 Aug 1974

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Sioux Center News (Newspaper) - August 22, 1974, Sioux Center, IowaClassroom building visible through Trees Dort s Well stocked attractive Library colourful Flowers shrubs lend Beauty to Campus Dort anniversary monday Dort College Marks its 20th anniversary this com ing monday. Officials have invited residents of the area to join with them in Observance of this Milestone. Several special events Are scheduled. There will be guided Tours of the Campus monday afternoon special exhibits and special films highlight ing some of the institution s history Over the past two decades. A.bej3f j2�rt2scug_$yj2qer, to which the Public is invited will be served on the Campus East of the Union building Between 4 30 . And 6 30 . There will be no charge but a freewill offering will be taken. Sioux Center business and professional people will be on hand to help serve and to mingle with the visitors. to Grams scheduled for 7 30 at the Dort auditorium and will be highlighted by an address by the Rev. John Piersma of the Chicago area on the topic Abraham Dort and the Road Given special recognition at the program will be members of the original College steering committee the original faculty and the first student body. Mayor we. L. Mouw will extend greetings and appreciation on behalf of the Community at the auditorium evening program and also speaking briefly will be John Vander Ark director of the National Union of Christian schools a member of the original Dort steering committee. Emcee will be or. A. M. Boeve of Sheldon president of the Dort Board of trustees. Special music will be provided by a faculty chorus refreshments will be served outdoors in front of the Union building following the auditorium program. After 20 years of set Fly growth Progress continues on Dort Campus still lots of room forr future development on the picturesque Dort 40-acre Campus after 20 years of steady development and growth some building expansion continues on the Dort College Campus to this Day. The Forward movement that has prevailed since 1954 May have slowed a bit in recent years but is still evident still mov continued on Page 9 there Are 14 major buildings in the Dort Campus Complex today but there i still plenty of room for further develop ment on the 40-acre Campus. This is born out graphically in the a Bove picture which was taken from the East Side of the Campus from a Point continued on Back Page Dort Campus gots eight More units of Mobile Home housing past week Dort College is among a select few private colleges of the Midwest that have been Able to avoid declines in enrolment during a period when there has been the past two years particularly a noticeable switch on the part of Many Young people to vocational training. Continued on Back Page local stores to be open to 9 thursdays beginning August 29shoppers of the Sioux Center Trade area were reminded this week that begin Ning thursday August 29, Sioux Center stores will be open to 9 . On thursday evening each week and will close at 5 30 . On Friday except for those business places that Are open to 9 every night or several nights a week. Trie new open to 9" night was approved by chamber of Commerce Mem Bers at their last meeting. Continued on Back Page Sioux Center Iowa r silage Field Day at Schimmel farm tuesday August 27 i rar4 a not of of Fern Ort Row f or Flat tia Mittic a a i Irtis Arclou f ton Fin for High Quality Silab qo6 thursday August 22, 1974 volume 81 number 34 increased Cost of Corn Energy for cat tie feeders has increased the interest in Corn silage and because of this the Iowa state University Extension service has organized a Corn silage harvesting Field Day in Sioux county. This Field Day will be held on the Arie Schimmel farm tuesday afternoon Augu st 27, from 1 00 to 4 00 . The Schimmel farm is located one mile East of Sioux Center on a county Black top and 3/4 mile South. The Iowa state University Extension specialists Mitch Geasler livestock specialist George Ayres Extension Engineer and Gene Rouse area livestock specialist will discuss such topics As what Hap pens in the silo what Are the ingredients for High Quality silage does Corn silage fit into a feeding program and what is the Best storage Structure for Corn silage Field demonstrations and equipment displays of silage handling equipment will be included in the program. Classes begin at Dort on thursday August 29 first classes of the 1974-75 term at Dort College will begin on thursday a gust 29, with freshman registration and orientation scheduled for tuesday Augu st 27, and upperclassman registration on wednesday August 28. The anticipated enrolment is 940, up lege auditorium. The Public is invited to approximately 50 from last year. Bette this program. In 340 and 350 freshmen Are expected to the convocation address will be Deli Register. Opening convocation is scheduled for 7 . Wednesday August 28, at the col ered by the Rev. B. J. Haan president of Dort. His topic meeting the demands of our the Oordt concert choir will appear under the direction of Dale Grotenhuis and will sing two numbers 1 sing unto god loudly by Gordon Young and 2 god be praised an old English tune continued on Page 9 mayor we. L Mouw expresses appreciation of Community for Dort and its Many beneficial influences Public school students begin classes aug. 27 students of the Sioux Center Community schools will return to classrooms on tuesday August 27. The first Day will be a full Day of school with the Day beginning at 8 30 a. M. And dismissal time being 3 20 . At the Kinsey elementary school and 3 30 . At the . High school. Hot lunch will be served the first Day and the prices will be the same As last year. The charge is 401 or meal " Pur chased in 20 meal tickets at $8.00, or 45 per meal if purchased singularly. Other school fees such As Towel and swimming fee band instrument fees band uniform rental fees Etc. Are All due and payable on tuesday August 27. Most of these fees Are listed in an and that appears elsewhere in this Issue of the Sioux a look it Tow school Frem seethe est Cerner most of the exterior Brick work on the new Sioux Center Junior senior High school building in the Northeast part of the City has been completed and the Overall Structure is expected to be closed before Snow flies giving construction workers the Opportunity to proceed without weather interference during the Winter months. This picture was taken Friday from the Southeast Corner of the new building. The High Section is the auditorium gym. The Low Section at left will House the music department and the Section at right the Industrial arts department. Only exterior Brick work remaining is on the Section immediately West of the auditorium which will House the Little theatre lecture Hall with elevated seating arrange rent. Center news. Insurance will be offered to All student and the charge for this will be $3.00 per student for school time coverage Only Ano $15 00 per student for full 24 hour cover age. Parents should not Send Money for this until the forms Are sent Home on approximately August 29. An additional amount for insurance for those participating in athletics will be col new term begins at Christian school monday August 26 the 1974-1975 term at Sioux Center Christian school will begin on monday August 26, principal Robert c. Guis has announced. Registration of students is scheduled for monday August 19, and Friday August 23, 7 . To 9 . An opening devotional service is scheduled for 9 . On August 26 at first Christian reformed Church with the Rev. Or. . De Jong As speaker. Special music will be provided by a woman s sextet of covenant Christian reformed Church Sioux Center with mrs. Henry Vanden Heuvel As organist. Greetings to students and teachers will be extended by Kenneth Douma Board president. Gary Vander Hart music instructor will Lead singing by the audience. Flatt classes of the new term Are scheduled for 8 50 . Tuesday August 27. Undergoes major surgery mrs. Marvin Vermeer returned Home monday from the local Hospital where she underwent major surgery wednesday of last elected separately. Bus routes of course will be running that first Day and students should be ready anytime after 7 30 . The first Day. After that More definite pick up times will be established. See special Story in this Issue on bus routes. A staff of 69 will be on hand to Greet the students. Continued on Back Page family fib will to shown Friday Aag. 23 the final family entertainment film in the series shown this summer at the Sioux Center Public Library is scheduled for Fri Day aug. 23, at 7 00 . A charge of 25 will be made to help defray rental costs. This technicolor movie is the Story of a widow forced to give up her Large bos ton House who brings her three teen age children to a Small sleepy Village in Maine the cast includes Haley Mills. Burl Ives Dorothy Mcguire Deborah Walley and Eddie Hodges of music Man Fame. Showing time is 109 minutes. As with past films the distributing company forbids the publication of the name because of possible Competition with area theatres. Those wishing to know the title of this movie May Call the Library. Weeks weather report Date August 14 August 15 August 16 August 17 August 18 August 19 August 20 As Oordt College was completing preparations this week for marking its 20th Annever i with a special Day of commemorating following state me. _. It and its beneficial influence on the Community. I 83 84 82 85 85 89 63 63 56 53 58 69 .04 .00 .56 .00 .00 total precipitation on behalf of the City Council the City staff and the citizens of Sioux Center i would like to offer our congratulations to the Dort College Board of trustees the Dort administration and faculty for Twenty most meaningful years and a tremendously Fine accomplishment. It has been almost like watching a child Row to adulthood As we have watched Dort grow from a fledgling freshman Only class to a Well rounded Liberal arts College. It has been interesting to watch Dort grow not Only academically but also in the areas of Fine arts competitive sports and Community participation. Dort has made available to the Sioux Center Community the Quality of music and drama found Only in Large metropolitan centers. What other Small Community has the Opportunity to hear music As Good As the combined Sioux City symphony Dort College concert choir or see drama such As Dort s production of Cyrano de Bergerac As a representative of the Sioux Center Community i would like to thank you for sharing your exceptional Fine arts program with All of us. On behalf of the City Council i would also like to express our appreciation for your financial participation your cooperation and your involvement in the Sioux Center Community joint facilities program. Without the joint use and participation of the Sioux Center Community school and Dort College the construction and operation of the open spaces athletic Center would not have been possible. May we look to the future to More of this Type of Community cooperation. As City officials we realize that we Are responsible for providing the Type of Community that will be attractive to students and faculty and that it is also our responsibility to discourage anything that would not blend with the wholesome Christian atmosphere of the Dort College Campus. Again congratulations to Dort for its part in providing the Christian education which will serve As a foundation for our leaders of

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