The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on May 17, 1998 · Page 6
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The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas · Page 6

Salina, Kansas
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Sunday, May 17, 1998
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A6 SUNDAY, MAY 17, 1998 GREAT PLAINS THE SALINA JOURNAL T MATH EDUCATION Does technology add up in class? State educators debate effects of calculator use in school math courses By CAROLCRUPPER Harris News Service For some members of the state school board, calculators don't compute. "I find it distressing to have fourth graders using calculators," said Linda Holloway, a board member from Shawnee. She doesn't like seventh graders using them either. She worries that they keep students from mastering basic math facts. Mary Douglass Brown, a Wichita board member, agreed. "I want them to know what they need to know without a mechanical prop," she said. But a committee of math educa- tors thinks calculators serve a purpose and believes the state should continue to allow their use. Margie Hill, who coordinates math curriculum for the Blue Valley school district, leads a 25-member panel working to revamp the state's math curriculum and standards. She was in Topeka this week to walk the state board of education through the latest revision. The proposal sets what Kansas expects students to know at various stages of development. It outlines what will be tested on a statewide basis. It doesn't say what books to use or how to teach the material. That is left up to individual districts and teachers. The proposal represents compromise, and one of those centered on calculator use. Lisa Colwell, a math teacher at GRADUATES Hays High School who served on the committee, thinks math education should fit life. In Hays, students are exposed to calculators as early as kindergarten and first grade where youngsters might use them in figuring very large numbers. Students need to learn the basics, Colwell said. But as they move into applying those-facts to real life problems, calculators come in handy. A student should know 6 times 8, she said, but would want a calculator to figure the cube root of 3,685. Calculators can't exist in a vacuum, she said. "You have to know what to put in them. If you don't know what a vertical angle is, a calculator won't help you." In high schools today, Colwell said, 90 to 95 percent of the time their use is unrestricted. More brakes are applied in elementary schools. Colwell said teachers have been fairly pleased with basic knowledge students display coming into Hays High. There is a concern, Colwell said, that youngsters don't have the manipulative skills they used to have. On the other hand, the real world offers an array of technical tools. School districts and teachers try to strike the balance. Kansas is trying to do the same. The final vote, in June, rests with the State Board of Education. Our government has admitted that POWs were left Vietnam. Evidence continues to mount ill be alive. We're on the annual America DON'T FORGET! We arrive in Salina around 5:00 on Kansas Wesleyan Kansas Wesleyan University will have its graduation ceremony at 3 p.m. today in Sams Chapel in Pioneer Hall. The speaker will be the Rev. Michael Blevins, associate pastor of Salina's First Covenant Church. The candidates for degrees are: • Associate of Arts: James Patrick Burpee, San Antonio; Michele Elaine, Hays, Salina; Neil David MacGinnis Jr., Daytona Beach, Fla.; Patricia Jo Metzger, Salina; Pheungsavan Pheung Soukhaphonh, Salina; Karen S. Wheeler, Salina. • Associate of Applied Science-Nursing: Paula Ann Skinner Axtell, Enterprise, Ala.; Melissa Ann Buck, Salina; Jeanette Marie Cardinal, Salina; Nicole Paige Evans, Kansas City, Mo.; Elys Fraser, Milford; Jennifer Jo Frickey, McPherson; Cynthia Nelson Gousby, Manhattan; Carolyn R. Neukirch Guise, Salina; Laura June Wegele • Higerd, Oakley; Marsha Lynn Kind, Abilene; ; Angela Nicole Koerperich, Solomon; Moni. ca Dawn Miller, McPherson. • Amy Kathleen Oard, Salina; Sarra Bess Palmer, Salina; Layla Lynn Perez, Lamed; Patricia Pryor, Herington; Amy A. Reynolds, Salina; Emily Elizabeth (Bacon) Rineberg, Wellington; Jackie E. Lusenhop Ruhl, Junction City; Susan Renee Witt Spaeny, Assaria; Michelle Renee Timson, Salina; , Cindy Lou Unruh, Salina; Heather Irene • Neal Yerby, Topeka. • Bachelor of Arts: Jennifer Lynn Armour, Salina; Tami Sue Arnold, Salina; De- Andre Antwan Sparks-Beason, Del City; Sandra Denise Beverly, Salina; George Raymond Bishop, San Jose, Calif.; Salina; Christopher Bradley Brooks, Abilene; Nikki Lynn Casteel, Gaylord; Rodger E. Consta- 'ble, Talmage; Gary C. Demuth, Salina; Heather Dawn Dickman, Grinnell; Valletta J.A. Jones Drayer, Salina; Denice Rene Edison, Salina. •'. Dennis Lvnn Gent, Sa\\na-, Jason Robert ' Gentz, Herington; Elisa Lynn Jensen Gerard, Concordia; Fred J. Goodnight, BoonviJJe; Lisa Lynette Hanson, Salina; Toby L. Harbin, Leoti; Jeffrey Eugene Harrison, Salina; Samuel Alphonse Herrera, Baytown, Texas; Tony Gavin Ingram, McLeansboro, III.; Paula Diane Jantz, Roxbury; Troy William Katen; Fairfield, Neb. .- '.Gunnar M. Kickhaefer, Herington; Tarn- mi- S. Kling, Tucson, Ariz.; Sarah Anne Knopf, Salina; Amy Marie Koenig, Daykin, Neb.; Mendee Jo Cole Kramer, Bavaria; Angenette Louise Linaman, St. Paul, Minn.; Leslie Dale Linneman, Salina; Guy B. Mcln- tire, Liberal; Kristin Renee Boccia Menzies, Salina; Shawn R. Mesch, Tucson, Ariz.; Amy Denise Mills, Salina; Barri Joe Mulkey, Aubrey, Texas. Kevin John Newell, Salina; Charles Daniel Norman, Scott City; Marilyn Ryan Oakes, Salina; John Ray Perret, Salina; Angela Michelle Pope, Rusk, Texas; James J. Ranieri Jr., Fort Montgomery, N.Y.; Kasey Ann Roberts, Mullinville; Paul James Seiferth, Daytona Beach, Fla.; Nataya LaWanda Williams Sharp, Junction City; John Christopher Sieminski, Brownsboro, Texas; Gale Wendy Soukup, Ellsworth. Tonya Splitter, Sylvan Grove; Lisa Renee Stim, Minneapolis; Jennifer Andrea Swenson, Salina; Shanel Marie Tanner, Salina; Kary Renee Taylor, Kansas City, Kan.; Michael W. Taylor, Salina; Richard E. Toler, Salina; Sonia Joy Trafton, Topeka; David Vanwagner, Salina; Tim J. Vassion, Salina; Kimberly Kay Vidricksen, Salina; , Michael Dwayne White, Taft, Texas; Darla ; Marie Wilson, Salina; Susan D. Young, ' Salina; Tony Austin Zink, Holyrood. I • Bachelor of Science: Sarah Cathryn ' Ascher, Salina; Nancy Elaine Bremerman, ! Salina; Steve W. Davenport, Fairfield, ! Texas; Trevis Steven Lee Ickler, St. Francis; Marta Louise Klein, Rozel; Jeremy Wayne Neely, Cosby, Mo.; Christina Eliza- beth Owen, Salina; Justin Matthew Rhodes, Rusk, Texas; Steven Jay Rich, Protection; Nancy B. Amend Sanchez, Salina; Jon V. Terpening, Mankato; Holly Elizabeth Sudbrook, Seabrook, Texas. • Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Jennifer A. Davis, Salina; Kim E. Diaz, Salina; Julie Ann Hanson, Logan; Kimberly A. Ratcliff, Salina; Carrie Lynn Tholen, Grinnell. • Master of Business Administration: Alex Rene Aguirre, Salina; Jean Ann Feigley Aker, Abilene; Hsin-Pei Chen, Taipei, Taiwan; Kai-Yang "Dean" Chi, Taipei, Taiwan; Jui-Wen "Mac" Chiu, Taoyuan, Taiwan; Mark Blaine Correll, Salina; Bih-Yann "Betty" Day, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Hsin-Yi "Ruby" Feng, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan; Laraine I. Gengler, Clay Center; Linda Kay Johnson Goodwin, Salina; Tara Michelle Higgins, Perkins, Okla.; Denise Rae Hoeffner, Salina; Su-Mei "Amy" Hsieh, Taichung, Taiwan; Jui-Jung "Daisy" Huang, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Kuei-Ching "Jenny" Huang, Taoyuan, Taiwan; Shih-Hsung "Alex" Hwu, Taoyuan, Taiwan; Jason J. Kline, Fort Wayne, Ind.; Ping-Ju "Leo" Lee, Nan Tou, Taiwan; Scott Anthony Legleiter, Hays; Chung-kai "Kai" Liao, Taichung, Taiwan; Weng-Ting "Elaine" Lin, Taipei, Taiwan; Cheryl S. Mason, Salina; Ava Marie O'Flannagan, Salina; Mary Ann Quinley, SaHna; Todd W. Smith, Salina; Karmel Swindler, Salina; Hsin-Mei "Eileen" Tu, Yun Lin, Taiwan; Chia-Jui "Cathy" Tung, Taichung, Taiwan; Chien-Hung "Alan" Tung, Taoyuan, Taiwan; J. Stanley Walker, Lincoln; Hsiang Chu "Tony" Wei, Taipei, Taiwan; Beverly G. Yokley, McPherson. Emmanuel Christian Emmanuel Christian School will graduate 10 seniors in a ceremony at 4 p.m. today at Emmanuel .Christian Church, 1325 E. Cloud. Candidates for graduation are: James Bengtson, Christina Jaster, Eric Jones, Tracy Kemmerer, Mark Larson, Lindsay Lustick, Kelle Nowak, Lean Stillings, Krista Wearing and Amanda Williams. Sacred Heart Sacred Heart High School will graduate 20 seniors in a ceremony at 2 p.m. today at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Candidates for graduation are: Isaac Balaun, Larry Billinger, Christina Blagg, Jennifer Broberg, Chad Chaput, Sabine Crespo, Monica Hernandez, Andria Hicks, Samuel Hoskins, James Hull, Nathan Knipp, Dahx Marrs, Chris Mergen, Trung Nguyen, Sharita Permafasari, Ryan Prickett, Karis Ratcliff, Dana Streit, Josh Walker and Sarah Wearing. Southeast of Saline Southeast of Saline High School will graduate 49 seniors during a ceremony at 2:30 p.m. today at the school. The candidates for graduation are: Johanna Ade, James Andrew, Scott Asche, Stacy Ash, Jamie Bethe, Joshua Betts, Shad Bloomberg, Sara Boyer, Evan Cooper, Amanda Crable, Thayne Currie, Thane Douglas, Jessica Dupes, Regan Ellertson, Jason Evans, Shannon Garretson. . Crystal Giersch, Glenda Green, Robin Gregory, Nathan Griffin, Kate Hazelwood, Corey Hemphill, Justin Huiett, Kelly Jackson, Travis Johnson, Ryan Keeler, Lynda Keller, Todd Kohman, Janelle Lund, Matthew Maddy, Emalie Manning, Krystal McMillan. Lori McMurray, Brock Nichols, Whitney Nordstrom, Andrew Null, Aaron Pavkov, Brandy Reese, Chad Roberts, Jonathan Rostine, John Scheibmeir, Jameon Schwarz, Cindy Shelby, Joshua Smith, Donald Staley, Kelly Trimble, William Tuzic- ka and James White. St. John's Military St. John's Military School will graduate 32 seniors during a graduation ceremony at 10 a.m. today at Perkins Field. Candidates for graduation are: David Anderson, Adam Beem, Matthew Beynon, Jeremiah Blakney, James Bray, Joshua Cantrell, David Celmer, Aaron Cowdin, Michael Crothers, Mark Davis, Jeffrey DeJarnett, David Dickinson, Matthew Fortelka, Ricardo Greenwood, Bobby Harris Jr., Michael Harris, Samuel Hinderliter, James Johnson, Taylor Johnson, Steven Marcy, Jerry Martin, Scott Norris, Michael Rolle, James Rutherford II, Robert Ryman, Eric Schmeer, Eric Siskosky, Scott Sprencz, Mark Triebwasser, Joel Vance, Casey VanLandingham and Benjamin Wallace. Farm Bureau 1998 ALL STARS Xewy t&wtQ&i. Agency Manager Wilbvtd £ee Sow* Career Agent Farm Bureau Insurance of Kansas salutes these agents and managers for their outstanding sales and service to their clients in Saline County. t» "Where belonging...makes a difference! I. Farm Bureau Insurance FAftU BUREAU UUTTJAL INSURANCE COMPANY IKFB INSURANCf COMPANY • KANSAS FAKU KJOfAU LlFC INSURANCE COUfAHY I Fa SERVICES INSURAHCC ACCHCY 2740 Belmont • 825-7730 338 N. Ohio • 827-4426 MieSTONe chimney service and stove store SHIES- SERVICE- INSTALUTION Quality Wood, Gas & Pellet Stoves, Fireplaces, Gas Logs & Equipment Serving Salina Since 1978 J0TUL Since 1853 (785)823-9000 1-800-823-9002 245 S. Fifth « Salina, KS Today, regardless of the condition, we will give up to the maximum trade-in on your old furniture toward a replacement purchase of a similar item or items. For instance, trade-in your old sofa or sleeper and we apply the credit toward the purchase of the new sofa or sleeper...but hurry, this is a once- a-year event and they who hesitate will have to wait until next year. Give us your old, your broken and your unloved... Norris Furniture BIG ONCE-A-YEAR TRADE SALE Tu o p $ 480 Trade on Sofas $120 minimum trade £'450 Trade On Loveseat $100 minimum trade TOP $ 250 Trade on chairs, rockers, sleepers & recliners. $50-$150 minimum trades WE'LL DELIVER YOUR NEW & PICK-UP YOUR OLD FURNITURE One trade-in per purchased item. Trade-in does not apply to advertised specials. 90 Days Interest Free Open Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 Weekdays 9:00 to 5:30 j /^TTTTTTfc * •! rl =• QOO OQ71 Saturday 9:00 to 5:00 ^^^^^^^j^^^j^f O.CO-O9 1 1 1930 SOUTH NINTH SALINA, KS .•'•-••-.'-• -v" .; '' j'V .- ' •';'' 1; '.'';"'• i all Stainmaster carpet on sale* save 1O-3O° /0 plus free pad upgrade tS^tfW:i'fe{i ?rCwxWi/***^: 3J* /<l ; >*'\iV% STMNVIASTER XtraLrfe Your price includes: Lifetime warranted installation. First quality carpet and padding. In-home measuring, estimating and delivery. Basic furniture removal and replacement. In-home estimating and measuring. Pull-up of existing (tackless carpet). Satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. Beginner's Luck texture Reg. 2.49,1.99 sq.ft., Installed' Elation plush Reg. 2.89, 2.29 sq. ft. Installed' Stately Inspiration 1 and 2 designer loop Reg. 4.39, 3/19 sq. ft. Installed' Stately Empress Pindot Reg. 3.79, 2.99 sq. ft. installed* *Sale ends May 30. Excludes special purchases which are not reduced and Buyer's Best Buys which are at everyday low prices. 'Installed prices based on a minimum purchase and include our #5666 pad (unless otherwise indicated) and Premier Installation Package. Additional charges may apply. See store for details. Dynasty Classic Carved II rugs With many colors to choose from you're sure to find the righ|t one to complement your decor. Reg. $399, $234 5x8-ft. approx "Sale ends May 25 Sandy Point II braid rugs Available in 11 colors and up to 11x17 ft and 8-ft. round styles. Reg. $189, $139, 6x9-tt. approx. Come see the many sides of Sears YOU CAN COUNT ON SEARS FOR SATISFACTION GUARANTEED OR YOUR MONEY BACK This advertisement includes many reductions, special purchases and items at our everyday low price. Items at most larger stores. Outlet stores excluded. Environmental surcharges extra. Sears Ralncheck Guarantee on Advertised Items We try to have adequate stock ot advertised items. When out-of-stocks occur, you have a choice of three options: • A ramcheck for the advertised item. • A substitute item at the same percentage discount if the item was reduced. • An equal or better item at the advertised price if the item was not reduced. This Raincheck Guarantee excludes limited offers, special orders and items not normally available at your Sears store. r IMPORTANT CREDIT TERMS: Sales tax, delivery or installation not included In monthly payments shown. Actual monthly payment may vary depending on your current account balance and may be slightly higher in VT. Issued by Sears National Bank. $400 minimum purchase of qualified merchandise required to open your SearsCharge PLUS account. © 1998 Sean, -Roebuck and Co. Saare Card. T1w ona card for".- tha many tlda* of Saar*. *

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