Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 10, 1972 · Page 14
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'Teachers Make Up Faculty Elkins Sets Aug. 28 As School Opening Date EUCINS'- Th« Elkln» Sehofll trill own Aug. M with an anti- clfwtetl enrollment of 540 stu- 4«n(i. Lunch will not fct served ctpttd enrollment of 540 st the first tw6 days «nJ school will b* dismissed it 11/30 a m on Mftndty arid Tuesday. Bus schedules will remain essentially the same as last year .Trie 25, member faculty for beth elernenUry and high school l,i nearly compltte. New teach- Ar* to the system Hill be- J U d y Carr, second grade; P4tr!6la Fields, fifth and sixth, Marfha West, remedial reading Don Carnahan, high school H)»th; Charles Roy, high school science and math; Connie' Suitt- Tftefs, high school science; I,in da Tyler, high ithoo) social studies; and Jimmle Roe, has ketball colch ' -The school board has five ftierntrs, each being' elected for a five year term, The Board nteets on a regular rn6nthly basis on the third Tuesday, the fcftard members ««· Edwiri Wil , son, president; Mr Stanley S$ ope, secretary; L J. Stewart, 5fels6n Henoy and "reJ ferry The Bftard bf Education oper ·tes on the principle thai the school is to help'boys and girls become respectful and useful citizens To accomplish this the spiff and directors believe a Student should be taught health ful and Wholesome living, that h* r 3 \\6fk, dependability, hoh esty. respect for learning, school property artd authority «Je necessary 16 education The Board feels curriculum should fit the needs of student'; ^ that the staff should work with ijsarents to establish understanding and the school district is de 3i fljcated to the Intellectual, cul B ttrral, moral, social, physical Si sfnd manual development of the 3 youth of til* Elkins community ; - STUDENT ACTIVITIES 3, ; The Elfcms High Schaol pro- j, wdes a variety of stu'dent acti 3 wties to me«t the needs of stu- x oents triii all students may par 3j fleifatt In one Or more of these 5 activities, whvch are supervised S by th« staff. 5 ; The student council, in con ;,rtclion with facility and staff j plans sScial activities, organizes ELKINS ADMINISTRATORS ...Carter, Warren aftd Tiliefy:' , 4nd sponsors a stu ent center. Slgdents may b« JMit to th«. Junior ar.«l S»mor B*U Clubs, the newspaper staff, . future aM the , meiHakers, of America , annual staff *, 2;The Athletics program consists *V dr| football, basketball for both I; Boys and girls, track and girls It Volleyball Students may also ;: Anticipate in the junior and j f W m f t r cheerleader squads and £· * Ftp Club The Elkins Booster f.' 1 Glub provides valuable assis in the execution of the v; athletic profram ;·· : Tht s«nier feetpall seasen will ;qpen witft a home game against Yellvill* Sept. 1 and the junior season : -'opens "at Farmington Sept. 12. ADMINISTRATOFS The . school's admiftistfalive staff is composed of James K. Carter, superintendent; Bob Warren, elementary principal and Michael Tiliefy, high school principal. Carter is a natiye of Eikins where he completed high school; H* attended the University o( Arkahsas and received a B.S, and M.E. degree and has com pleted requirements for the de gree of advanced study In Educational Administration He started his career in teaching at Elkins as a coach and taught in various fields omthe secondary level for eleven years. In 1959, Mr.-.Carter.was selected as.su penhtendent of schools Warrert will start his fourth year at Elkins School He is a graduate of the Llklns High School. Southern Slate College at Magnolia and the University of Arkansas. He is married to the former Peggy Jo West of Elkins and they have two sons The Warren family lives on a farm in the Elkins School Dis trict Tilleryiwas born in Excelsior Springs, 'Mo He attended the high school there and gradual?t in 1959 He has attended Arkan sas Tech al RUssellvilI* an the A ' M at Monticello where he graduated Oum laude . in 196' with a B S m forestry He cami to Elkins as a science instruc tor in. 1965 Until la$t year he had been teaching science am driver's education He was nam ed high school principal las yiar and has attended the Unl versity of Arkansas summer school sessions each year excep one since corning to Elkins. He s presently attending the Unl-| versity of Arkansas working to- waid a M E. degi'e"e in Educational Administration. In 1959 he married the former Carol Craiin of Elkins and they now .live in rural Madison County, TITLE I FUNDS Elkins will continue its membership along with five,other area schools in the Boston Mountain Cooperative for Fed oral Programs.' Director of tha Cooperative is E.P. Rothrock; Programs administered through tile Co ou include Title I E.S.E. A., Migrant Program artd E,S. E A Title m.. The Title III program, known as Project Child, bpetates in the first six grades. Mrs. Carole Martin will return as Curriculum Coordinator for . Project Child. · ' . . . - . · · . . Mrs Shirley ftingledine wil serve as Teacher-Aide for t h e Elementary. school under the Migrant Program. \ Due to the increasing work load an additional secretary clerk will be employed for the coming year. New courses offered this year include remedial reading and an agriculturial oriented shop pro gram Remodeling of the Horn* Eco nomics area has been cem pleted The work included nev celling, paneling and a new floo! covering Composition shingle: h«ve been put on the gymhas lum and high school buildings Extensive painting and genera clean up work has been qone bj boys and girls enrolled in the Neighborhood Yaulh - Corp. SUMMER PRQGRAjW A summer program was helc from June 5 lo Jqly 14 fundec by the Migrant Program unde E S E A Title I: This program was under th« dir'ectfoh of Mrs AJtce Ruth Shofnei; an t d Mr, :Torj 3altoh. The program includee various recreational 1 activities u'oh as baseball, softball, swim ming bowling, etc.' The olhei phase of the program' was di reeled to\yard reading. Both ele mentary and high school librar es were-open each week. I addition a mobile library unl was operated one day per Vveek The .number' of books checke out and the student interest in cate that' the library : phase ;he program was very .success ful ; ;·' '··' · ·:·· - " . " . . ' . ' -. During.the past school year both the elementary and nig school Was. involved, in a sel study and evaluation .program as outlined by the State Depar ment of.Education. At the la. session of the legislature it wa made mandatory, that: all "A rated schoils in .the state unde go a self-evaluation at lea once in. every ten year perioi This 'evaluation Of all "A schools is similiar to the stuc that is conducted, by the Norl Central Association .for ratif schools. Curtis Easley and' Lesti Bowling, the secondary and el mentary supervisors of the Sta Department assisted in impl mentinx the study. ; A steerinjj commiltce cbnsis ing Sf Tillery, Warren and .Mi Paschal was selected early the school year. This committ selected several sub-committe which covered all phases operation and'curriculum. These committees made a oral report of their findings other members of the. facult After discussion, each comm tee made a written report whii was-given to the visiting coi mittee'and to State Departme officials. DON WRIGHT COORDINATOR'OF MUSIC "AYETTEVILLE SCHOOLS Muslo Instruction In the Fay r tevlllo '.schools ottlclally bans tho very first day of scnool rid cpncludcs w i t h the last bell 1 ' lirlale May. Actually tho teaching of mu o; as sponsored in the schools, ontlnues even through the ummer with band and orches- a music camps at tho Untver- ty ot Arkansas and perfor- lances · by musical groups iroughout the summer months. The music s t a f f - I s composed ' full time instructors in the econdary schools and both full me and part-time Instructors i the elementary schools," All types of- music Instruction nd performance oppbrtunltles re offered In the schools In- .udlng 'Orchestra, -band, marling band, stage band, choir, ocal ensembles, pop vocal, leory'.and solo .performance. ELEMENTARY PROGRAM Activities 'during the year in le elementary schools include basic introduction to music irough singing,. dancing,, play ig wind and rhythm inslru ments, .listening, to recordings aking field trips to the Unlver ity and high school to hear Music Instruction Begins First Day Of School Work Experience Guides Pupils The Fayetteyille High.Schoo xoik experience program is de signed to give students-a guid ed ~. entrance inlo^ the world w6rk, according to Melvin Ire and, Who has succeeded; Cla rence Stamps as coordinator o the program. General education classes math cover the basic Operation of addition, subtraction, mult plication,' division, and som algebra. Students practice thes skills by learning to wri checks, keep a check recor and make deposit slips. History, English, and readin classes overlap. Reading t h newspaper in class and discu sing the hews articles give st dents practical experience rea ing for Information, staying cu rent on world events, and- i creasing their use of English 1 increasing their reading a n comprehension vocabular Reading, .English, and hislo areas are also covered in' parate exercises. . ROLE .PLAYING .. . . Human relations activities elude role!.playing as emplo ers and ethployes.-'and/wpjrkit but employment- arid-' job' : prb lems. This same method is u ed 10 act oiit family problen the students feel they may T faced vith. They learn to. :i both sides of conflicts. . ' , ' · uslcal groups and actual per- rmnnces for parents and ends. Beginning strings it r e fcred to sixth grada students nil schools, Junior high students ara given e opportunity to learn lo piny wind, percussion or string In- rumcnt and to participate in loral music. Activities for those students elude playing nt football abes. concerts, music con-, sls for solo and group perfor- mnce and stale compolltlpn. High school students may arliclpate in baiuh orchestra, ophomore girls chorus, mixed lorus and in the A Cappella tioir according to musical abl- ty. Participation is provided n instrumental ensembles, vo- al ensembles, marching band, eglonal and slate contests, tudents may also try out (or osllions in the school's stage and and the Choralettes. TOTAL PROGRAM Fayetteville is one of the few chools in the state with a total chool, music program. The pro- ram has continued to grow and ecome one of the outstanding fograms in both teaching and lerforming in the country. The .igh school musical groups lave performed all over the United States for civic convcn- Ions, military bases, marching contests and In 196!) for the in- "CELLIST PREPARES FOR CONCERT . Paul Duett, sotolst at orchestra concert presented tMs spring. augural \ixon. parade of President T h 6 success of the program can be attributed to the quail- ied music staff in the schools and to an administration and school boar,d that believes in iroviding music instruction for The music faculty for 1972-73 consists of Brenda Barber, Asbell; Sheila Croxtort, Levcrett; Nancy Knight, Bates; Freda Bradley, Washington; Maxine Root and Bulterfield; Marie Hall, J e f f e r s o n ; Page, Nancy Knight, Happy Hollow; Mary-Hatch, Woodland, 'vocal; Bill Martin, Woodland, band; Bob Moore, Ramay, vocal; Herbert Lumly, Rnmny band; Nancy Umtkcr, strings;. Richard Niveii, high school band and orchestra. : . . , . , , (Editor's Note: Wright directs the vocal program at ttts high school). 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