The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on April 2, 1998 · Page 2
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THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 1998 NEWS & EVENTS THE SALINA JOURNAL thc Salina Journal Published seven days a week, 365 days a year at 333 S. Fourth, P.O. Box 740, Salina, Kan. 67402, by Salina Journal Inc. HARBB RAYL, publisher, hr&yl&salfoumal.corn MPARTMEHTS • ADVERTISING: JEANNY SHASP, director, ]sharp8saljoumal.com • BUSINESS: DAVID MARTIN, manager, dmarlin6ssljoumal.com • NEWS: SCOTT SEIRER, executive editor, sselrer8saljoumai.com • CIRCULATION: BRYAN SANOMSER, manager, bsandmei@saljoumal.com • PRODUCTION: DAVID ATKINSON, manager, datklnso&salioumal.com 823-6363 Salina 1-800-827-6363 Kansas SUBSCRIPTIONS EXTENSION 350 E-mail: alclrc@aaljoumal.com • NO PAPER?: If your paper doesn't arrive by 6:30 a.m. weekdays or 7 a.m. weekends and holidays, call your carrier or the number above. In Salina, If you call by 10 a.m., your paper will be delivered that day. Out-of-town subscribers will receive missed papers the following day. • CIRCULATION DEPARTMENT HOURS: Open at 5:30 a.m. daily. Closes at 5:30 p.m. weekdays. • CARRIER RATES: $15 for one month, $42 for three months. • RATES BY MOTOR ROUTE: $16 for one month, $48 for three months. • RATES BY MAIL (three months): In Kansas, $48 for daily paper, $39 for Monday through Saturday and $21 for Sunday. ADVERTISING EXTENSION 250 E-mail: a]adv®Bal]oumal.com • CLASSIFIED AND DISPLAY AD HOURS: Between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. A Look Ahead T SACRED HEART JR.-SR. HIGH SCHOOL 2 Thursday • PROGRAM: Information program on the AIDS Memorial Quilt Exhibit, presented by the Heartland AIDS Task Force. 11:15 a.m., Senior Center, 245 N. Ninth. 8279818. • PROGRAM: Gallery Walks with art center education director Harley Elliott at noon, and exhibition coordinator Stacy All at 5 p.m. Salina Art Center, 242 S. Santa Fe. Free. 827-1431. • PROGRAM: "Am I A Crook? — Copyright Issues on The Internet," a PBS downlink. 1 p.m., Kansas State University-Salina. 826-2633. • PUBLIC MEETING: Town meeting on building plans for the Salina School District, 7 p.m. Presbyterian Manor, 2601 E. Crawford, lower level meeting room. • PUBLIC MEETING: Smoky Hill/Central Kansas Education Service Center Board of Directors. 7:30 p.m., 1648 W. Magnolia. 825-9185. • THEATER: "California Suite," by Neil Simon. 7:30 p.m., Little Theatre, Salina South High School. $4, $3.50, $3. 826-4766. • THEATER: 'The Importance of Being Ernest," by Oscar Wilde. 7:30 p.m., Salina Central High School Auditorium. $4, $3, $2.826-4751. • HAYS: 1998 Roundup, Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station. 3:30-9 p.m., KSU Agricultural Resarch Center, 1232 240th Ave. 625-3425. • ABILENE: The Eisenhower Library's inaugural Herbert Brownell Memorial Lecture, a discussion of presidential appointments and the confirmation process. 9:30 a.m., Eisenhower Center. $15 for luncheon following program. 263-4751. • ABILENE: Opening reception for artist Jan Wilson's exhibition, "Abilene in Sight." 5-7 p.m., Abilene Civic Center, 201 NW Second. 263-1884. • HAYS: Opening reception for the Student Honors Competitive Art Exhibition. 79 p.m., Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art, Fort Hays State University. 628-4304. School renovation on track New shop area is highlight of $175,000 project at Sacred Heart By CAROL LICHTI The Saliim Journal Testing 3 Friday NEWS EXTENSION 150 E-mail: sjnewsdaaljournal.com • HOURS: 8 a.m,to midnight Monday through Saturday and 2 p.m. to midnight Sunday. • E-MAIL: slnews@saljoumal.com FAX NUMBERS ALL. DEPARTMENTS 823-3207 NEWS DEPARTMENT 827-6363 • ART A LA CARTE: Roosevelt/Lincoln Middle School Jazz Band. 12:20 p.m., Campbell Plaza, 100 block south Santa Fe. Free. 826-7410. • DANCE: Salina Twirlers Square Dance, 7:30 p.m., American Legion, 142 S. Seventh. $4. 823-8217. • FUND-RAISER: Rummage and bake sale. 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Grand Avenue United Methodist Church, 304 W. Grand. 823-6272. • MUSIC: Kevin Hardisty. 7 p.m. Mexican buffet, 8:30 p.m., music, Smoky Hill Vineyard and Winery, 212 W. Golf Link. 825-2515. • OPEN HOUSE: Kansas State University-Salina all-university open house. 1-5 p.m., Kansas State University-Salina. 8262600. • PROGRAM: Safety information program, presented by the Saline County Sheriff's Dept. 11:15 a.m., Senior Center, 245 N. Ninth. 827-9818. • THEATER: "California Suite," by Neil Simon. 7:30 p.m., Little Theatre, Salina South High School. $4, $3.50, $3. 826-4766. • THEATER: 'The Importance of Being Ernest," by Oscar Wilde. 7:30 p.m., Salina Central High School Auditorium. $4, $3, $2.826-4751. Free testing available for preschoolers Parents with concerns about their preschooler's walking, talking, seeing, hearing or motor skills may have their children screened for free on Friday. The screenings are for any preschool children who live in Dickinson, Ellsworth, Ottawa or Saline counties between the ages of 2 years and 10 months to 5 years old. The screening is administered by the Salina Heartland Early Education Program and is conducted at 700 Jupiter. To schedule an appointment, call the preschool screening team at 785-826-4868, extension 240. Brad Fowles, industrial arts teacher at Salina's Sacred Heart Jr.-Sr. High School, checks every couple days on the progress of the school's new shop area. "It's going to be quite a shop," the five-year veteran of Sacred Heart said. "We're updating almost everything. It will be an entire new facility for us." He and his students will have twice as much space in the new shop area — the first time the school's industrial arts shop has been updated since the 1960s. The work on the shop in a 54- foot-by-60-foot Morton building T KINDERGARTEN ROUNDUP adjacent to the school is the first step in the school's 1998 renovation plans, which should be completed this summer. The renovation includes: • Moving the industrial arts- drafting shop to the new building. • Renovating the old industrial art space into a weight training center. • Remodeling the cafeteria and commons area and expanding it into the remaining space of the old shop area. • Renovations of the school's stage so it will be able to face either the gymnasium or the new commons area. • Renovating the old drafting and weightlifting areas in classroom and meeting space for multimedia presentation equipment. The total renovation cost'will be about $175,000. Of that, about $100,000 is for the shop area. The money for the work has been donated by Charles Walker, a Salina businessman and longtime supporter of the school. He is pr6vid- ing the construction crew for the work and is donating money for new equipment and tools. The new shop will have 2,400 square feet of shop area with a separate finish room and 500 square feet of classroom space for mechanical drawing and drafting. Fowles has been able to design the area for his program. The school is taking a combined approach to industrial arts and drafting by continuing hands-on instruction as well as incorporating computerized drafting and design that engineers and architects use. The building also will be heated and air-conditioned. ,' , '• "It's not just four walls for a shop," Fowles said. "It's going to be slick." Kindergarten roundups scheduled By The Journal Staff Workshop Promoting ideas focus of workshop A local freelance writer will present a workshop on combining words and graphics to promote ideas from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Salina Senior Center, 245 N. Ninth. Jane McComb Struble has worked with local groups and organizations in Salina to help them express their ideas to the public. The workshop is designed to help others promote their own clubs, churches or groups. The workshop, sponsoed by the Smoky Hill Museum, is free and open to the public. For more information, call 826-7460. From Staff Reports Kindergarten roundups for prospective students in the Salina area start this month. Any child who will be age 5 on or before Aug. 31 is eligible to enter kindergarten and should attend a roundup at their nearest school. In most schools, parents and students will be able to visit with teachers, see the classroom and find out what to expect in kindergarten. Pre-enrollment is important so schools will have staff and classrooms ready for the start of school in August. Anyone with questions can call their nearest elementary school. Dates for the roundups in the Salina School District are: • Coronado, 518 Neal, 6:45 p.m. April 16. • Franklin-Lowell, 830 S. Ninth, 7 p.m. April 21. • Hageman, 409 W. Cloud, 7 p.m. April 21. • Hawthorne, 715 N. Ninth, 2 p.m. April 30. • Heusner, 425 E. Jewell, 7 p.m. April 14. • Meadowlark Ridge, 2200 Glen, 7 p.m. April 23. • Oakdale, 811 E. Iron, 1 p.m. April 8. • Schilling, 3121 Canterbury, 2 p.m. April 23. • Stewart, 2123 Roach, 7 p.m. April 21. • Sunset, 1510 W. Republic, 7 p.m. April 21. • Whittier-Bartlett, 711 Cedar, 7 p.m. April 21. Salina Catholic schools • St. Mary's Grade School, 304 E. Cloud, 7 p.m. Monday for kindergartners and 7 p.m. April 16 for pre-kindergarten students. (Pre-kindergarten students need to be 4 years old by Sept. 1) • Sacred Heart Grade School, 406 W. Iron, 7 p.m. Thursday April 30. Other schools • Happy Corner Grade School in the Ell-Saline School District, 1757 N. Halstead, April 24. Parents need to call the school for an appointment, 827-8891. • Southeast of Saline Elemen- tary School, 5056 E. K-4 Highway, 7 p.m. April 16. Parents should contact the school if they have not submitted a registration form, 536-4215. A sign-up for kindergarten screenings on May 7 will be available-fit the roundup. •• The billPdont Call State Farm Agent: MARSHA HOFFHINES 221 S. 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