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f STARTING SATURDAY PHONE NEWS, ADS NO 3-4066 THE REPORTER THE REPORTER VOL. 9, NO. 48—WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15,1956 "E^teet-GrotKinsL Weefctff *» Washtenaw County" 5e PER COPT — $2 PER "TEAR . .. ; .»*: >*yy. y. ■*■ - '-:': '*-■■■ :.f.». t Manchester Schools Set or Huge Fa tiro MASTEN OUTLINES NEW PROGRAMS MANCHESTER—Changes in classrooms, curricula, transportation and teachers are keeping Schools Superintendent Bob Masten and his staff busy late this summer. Because ot increased elementary enrollment, two rural schools familiar to many of the district's residents—Spafford and Howes' Corners—arc being remodeled for use by two third grade classes this fall. LOTS OF HAPPY FACES were evident last Wednesday at Bates ' Elementary School, Dextr-r, as Mds prepared to board busses for trip to Detroit 2_oo. To find out what they were thinking, see below. Question: What animal do you want to see most at the zoo? Why? Hike Janet Scott?—Giraffe his long neck. Michael Scott-^Elephant . . . I want to see what's inside the -<i(_.. trunk.. Stanley Henes—Snakes ... I like to catch 'em to scare girls. Sandra Blazier—Elephant. . . He has a long trunk.' D*iAnne Clifford — Kangaroo ... I want to see him jump. Mary Jane Hollenbeck — Nature house . . . they show you about snakes. Barbara Jean Aiken—Snakes ... I didn't ,see 'em last time. Mary Lee Dunlavy, Sue Ann Gordenier, Patty Ulrich — Kangaroos ... we can compare 'em with our friends. - Mary D. Henes—Monkeys •.. . . to see the way they act. *"" Mary Lou Dunlavy, Carol Gordenier, Ruth Ellen Gordenier —Lions ... we know somebody who looks like one. Clifford Hollenbeck —• Bears . . . they've got fur coats. Craig Blazier—Lions ... just because. Robert Thurston — Monkeys . . . just because. Leo Hollenbeck—Monkeys . . . my Dad calls me one. Jean Steinbach—Polar bears . . . you don't see 'em very often SALINE PAIR LISTS PRIZES -s. (Related story on Page 5) SALINE—Prizes for the 1956 Saline Fair Queen are now coming in, according to James Beal, chairman of the Beauty Queen Contest. The Citizens Bank has contributed a savings bond, and the Savings Bank is offering cash for "the first, second and third place winners in the contest. A Bulova Watch has been contributed by Fred Rieckhoff, jeweler, and cash has been donated by Saline Food Center and Adair's Paint Store. ■■ - . ■ . Other business establishments who have indicated they will con t r i b u t e prizes include: Dancer's; Giifrrow's Pharmacy; Schmid's Food Mairket;" Anderson's Departinent Store; Walker's Dime Store;; Keveling Drug Store; Gamble's -Hardware; Lambarth's Hardware and, Robinson and Johnson. ~ ^ and-besides, they look cool. Kathy Engle—Bears ... I like the looks of Jem. . Tim Steinbach —' Hippopotamus ... I just want to. Ed Wagner — Elephant . . . I'm a Republican. Chuckle Coy—Monkeys . . . they remind me of my g i r 1 - friends. Sally Cushing — Snakes . . . they remind me of someone I know. Bruce Doll—Turtles . . . they did interesting things last year. Jim Devine—Elephant... he reminds me of someone I know. .. Carl Brassow—Fish .... I like hunting and fishing, especially fishing. - . i Bob Raymor (director, on 7th trip to zoo)—My dog .. . when-I get back! While they are not intended to be used permanently as classrooms, both rural schools will be kept for use in similar emergencies in the future. For this reason, the School Board has 'financed extensive remodeling programs for both buildings, including linoleum floors, fluorescent lighting, painting and a general refinishing of the entire interior. Largely as the result of Curriculum Committee recommendations, several changes in courses offered at the high school will be noticed by stu- den+,5 this fall. These include: 1 >■.'rt of a two-year course in German for college prepara- to finish a second year of the course. Transportation arrangements have comprised one of the toughest problems arising from the recent consolidation, but Masten will inform parents of plans for bus routes at a later date. Six new teachers, will join the elementary and junior high staffs this fall, four as replacements and two as additions to the faculty. They are: Mrs. Nadine Colling, of Saline, who plans to move to Manchester and will teach half-time in kindergarten. ^ Mrs. Marvil Dermeyer, of Napoleon, who will teach in the tory Students, open to ninth and | lower elementary grades. A for- tenth graders; ' mer teacher in Jackson, she is 2. Expansion of the shop pro- j now finishing work on her _SB* gram, with courses in advanced degree at Siena Heights shop (including wood working) and a combined metal and electrical class; 3. Organization of the school's first marching band,-open to qualified seventh and eighth graders as well as high schoolers ; • and 4. Enlarged driver education classes, with all tenth graders taking classroom work. Behind- the-wheel training will be given all those desiring it and, effective in February, will be required for every youngster getting a. driver's license. ,. According to Masten, the decision to offer German was made because of lack of interest in the Spanish course, although those who started Spanish last year will have, an opportunity Mrs. Jeanette Wisner, of Tecumseh, a former teacher at Napoleon who has her BS from Michigan State Normal College and is working on her "master's degree there.' She will be an elementary teacher. Mrs. Ceiestia Ingrahm, . of Clinton, who is finishing her bachelor's d e g r e e | at Siena Heights and served as treasurer for Clinton last year. She will also teach in the elementary grades.. George Pier, of Jackson, who will teach -sixth grade and is now working on a bachelor's degree at Eastern Michigan Mrs. Susan Stanford, of Ann Arbor, who has an AB from The ■University of Michigan, taught in Dearborn Township last year. KLAGER PREDICTS MORE EXPANSION MANCHESTER — The Citizens Advisory Committee will be convened this* fall" to consider further expansion of the district school system, School Board chairman Luther Klager disclosed here this week. Klager said consolidation of the Pleasant Lake school in the Manchester d: strict had stepped up the need for additional class spaca by about one year ahead TED TAPPING, left, and Bob Masten go over school bus routes at Manchester High. Recent consolidation with Pleasant Lake school promises to keep both busy weekends working out details. REPUBLICANS SLATE COUNTY CONVENTION • County Republicans will hold their convention at 8 p.m. Wednesday Jn the basement of the County Building. All interested Republicans are eligible to attend. Twelve Saline Scouts Set Canoe Trip SALINE—An even dozen local Boy Scouts and scout leaders will leave early Friday morning for a two-day canoe trip on the AuSable River. . Headed by Scoutmaster Lauren Wild, the group will camp Friday at Grayling after renting their canoes and completing preparations -for their trip. Saturday they plan to set up camp, en route to. their debarkation point north of-Luzerne, 65 miles downstream. They will return to this city late Sunday. Youngsters making the trip are: Richard Johnson, Doug McKenzie, Alan Coe, Jack Keubler, Ray Rossander, Chuck Youngs, Jim Walters and Gary Wild. Leaders besides Scoutmaster Wild will include Kenneth Youngs, Dave Giltrow and Bruce Parsons. This will be the scouts' second annual canoe trip: Tulls on Vacation -Reporter publisher Paul Tull has been on vacation this week with his wife, Jackie, .and daughters, Jody. and Nancy? in St. Charles, Va. He is expected to return home Saturday.. Persons desiring to contact The "Reporter Thursday or Friday are asked to call NO 2-2968. Beginnin.g Saturday, calls .should be placed at NO 3-4066. A total of 180 delegates have been elected by Republicans in the various cities, villages and townships -in the county to attend the convention, where dele- . gates to the state convention will be chosen and a permanent ' chairman elected. ] Alfred A. Sullivan, of Ypsilanti Township, an a 11 o rn ey (with the Washtenaw Abstract 1 Co. and a member of the Ypsi- I lanti Township Board, will serve as temporary chairman at the convention. Delegates from Manchester Township include: Clayton Parr, Stanton Roesch, Bennett C. Root and David F. Cargo. Howard Hadelschwardt will|-.y by townships.) SALINE SCOUTS getting set for big canoe trip this weekend include Scoutmaster Lauren Wild; Jimmy Walters, Gary Wild and Alan Coe, at table, and Jack Kuebler, Doug McKenzie and Ohuck Youngs, standing, rear. - ' attend from* Sharon Township and delegates from Lodi Township will include William Lindemann, Ray M. Carlton and Fer- men Clements. . * . • Delegates from Saline Township will be Ernest Girbach and Elsworth Lindsley. Donna K. Baldus and Carl E. Mast will be delegates from Webster Township. Henry Leutheuser, E r n e s t Wolfin and Carl Curtis will be delegates from the city of Saline. Delegates from Scio Township will include: Frank Ames, Stanley Vaughn, Harry Peters, C_en- nard McLaughlin and Dan Vass. Harold Cirtter and Carl Lesser will be the delegates from the village of Dexter^ Freman Weber and Clare Ca- hill will be delegates from Northfield Township, and Edwin F. Schaible an-d Will J. rfRene from Freedom Township. The delegate from Bridge- water will be Carl Lesser, and Jay Bradubry and Water D. Wolfgang will represent Lima. of previous estimates. Both he and Schools Superintendent Bob Masten indicated that classes in the newly renovated Spafford and Rowes Corner rural schools would only temporarily i*elieve this problem. While emphasizing that a complete evaluation of-the district's needs would have.to be made by the Advisory Committee and the Board, Klager said addition of a six-room junior high to the present high school building and two more rooms at the Pleasant Lake school might be necessary. Both the high school and Pleasant Lake were built with' provision for such expansion, he added. Masten disclosed that this year's budget for the expanded district would be $323,000. follows: Teacher salary, supplies $183,000 Operating costs... 34,600 Transportation ... 25,000 Capital outlay 25,000 Administrative costs '... 20,000 Maintenance salaries 14,000' Fixed costs 4,100 Miscellaneous .... 5,000 Reserves 12,300 Approximately $180,000 will be received in state aid, $128,000 from local school taxes, $11,000 from cash on hand, and $4,000 from miscellaneous sources like driver education, library, and adult education funds, delinquent taxes and rental fees. Major items in the capital outlay program from 1956-57 include school busses, $10,009; renovation of the rural schools; $4,000 to $6,000; high school furnitxn-e and equipment, $8,- 000; and repairs to the Pleasant Lake heating system. ^ .-. Total school tax rate will* be 17.7 mills compared to 16.1 mills for the smaller district last year, both on a state equalized basis._ (State equalized valuation is approximately _j/75 tunes assessed valuation, varying slight- board would be invited to join the Citizens Advisory Committee in the near future, while four others from the Pleasant Lake "area would be invited to participate in the Curriculum Committee. They are: the Rev. T. W. Menzel, Mrs. Willis Uphaus, Mrs. Elvira Vogel, and Andrew Luckhardt. Pleasant Lake PTA. Continues ' Its Activities PLEASANT LAKE — The Pleasant Lake Parent Teacher Association will continue to function next year, although the school district has been annexed to Manchester. Mrs. Arthur Sprague-is presi- as dent of the group for 1956-57. The first meeting of the organi- TODAY'S REPORTER Church, Social . .Pages 2, 3, 8 4-H winners Page 4 4-H pictures .Pages 4, 5 zation will be held at the Pleasant Lake' school Sept. 11. The program committee, under the chairmanship of Mrs.. T. W. Menzel, has already begun-, plans for the meeting. Members; of the committee include Mrs. Louis Vogel, Otto Zimmerman, and Mrs. Mildred Breitenwischer. % --V-' '"} "*-4*._.._ DUTCHMEN SET FOR COLLEGE (Related story, Page 3) MANCHESTER—Several stu- 1 dents graduated from the village high school last June will enter colleges in the. state this fall. The list includes Karl Buss, who will attend Michigan State; Barry Grossman, who will enroll in the Mehigan College of Mining at Houghton; and Ellen Haeussler, who is planning to go to Eastern Michigan College. Nancy Johnston will enter a . school of nursing, but isn't sure where she will attend. Ray Leedy- and David Little Masten indicated total enrollment in the district?- wilT'prob- ably be 935 students this year, compared" to 780 for 1955-56. Klager said that all members j will go to ^Michigan State Uni- of the Pleasant Lake school I versity. — \*. .\v; '. / Miift PRE-SEASON WORKOF T redecorating Rowes Corner school keeps Manchester grid coach Max Lee, right, on bis toes. Supervisor, left, is School'Board chairman Luther Klager.
|Description||An issue of a Washtenaw County, Michigan newspaper. Published weekly in Ann Arbor. Initial date of publication unknown, likely began in 1947. Earlier issues covered the entire county. Later issues focused primarily on the town of Saline. In May 1958, the newspaper offices moved to Saline and the title of the publication changed to Saline Reporter.|
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