Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 10, 1972 · Page 17
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 17

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 10, 1972
Page 17
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Sqkool Opens On Aug. 24 For All Students North w»»t Arkon?c» TIMCS, Ttur«4«y, FAYITTRVIU.K, ' 10, Gentry Expects 850 Pupils pcqt »pring. i - ' ' I LIBRARY WORKSHOP ..... \ i . · i . . librtil-laiw sef oa!s otid establtefi aueiwes o/ coordination a( workshop hf Id al close o/ school , w '!i(" ) ' T " : ' i ' Promotes tl4amiugi,Ritthw Than ]nsf Storage School Library Adapts To Changes BjHDQN .DEWEESE The school llbiary today boars lllllo,' isc;ir)bliinc6 ( tq what it was, 'a short live years Today Ui3 lihi'a'ry Is a place where learning 'occurs ' rallier than one v/ljorc learning materials aic sioictl. Stress Is laid on the moving of Information, not 0|] li's collection. Tho libra rles of llio Fiiyeite'vllle Public School Syhlcm strive to provide icsources In all .those me riia that will liQil establish communication v,llh evoiy potential library pitUon -- student, leach er, or. administrator t , They acquire and .disseminate books, marines., newspapers, nit 'prints, emails, equipment, filmslrips, games, globes, maps tHrns, phonugiaph recoi dings, slides, slucly prints, tape recoi dings, exhibits, tianspar cncies, and veillcal file materials, whatever might be used to help students. FUNCTION The function of the library In today's school Is to promote learning by making both mate ilalb aod services available Ideallj, the library staff works with tqa'chofs to'determine how a particular student learns ant how serviccS can best be utiliz cd to facilitate his learning Wheihei it is'calUjd a, learning laboratory, instructional male rials ccntei, leading resource center, or media {center, the school libiary attempts to help faculty»and students make th best possible use of the re sources and services availabl to the school's program Within the Fayetleville Pub lie School System there ar eight elementary school libra ries.itwo junior high school 1 braries, and two high schoo libraries · - ,, PROCESSING CENTER In order to give individual 1 braries more tune ,for service there is also a library proce^ sing ccnlci \\lucli orders an make? ready for "circulation a print and audiovisual-material Even: though; each library is in vdual'anU some have achlev- accessible· to, I greater levels od sophlstica- qn, 611'attempt lo'conduct ogram wfthln tho^ guidelines tho American Library Asso- allon and the NuUonal.Educa- on Association, These sland- rds for school media pro- rains provide for consultant crylces' to improve- learning, islructioiv'and the use of me- ia resources and facilities; jn- tiuctlon to Improve learning irough the use of printed and lidipvisual resources; infor- lation on new education de clopments, .new materials t GENTRY -- Some 850 students will be returning ,lo tho Gentry achoolg w h e n school ntarls (or all students Aug. 24, James A. Wilson rupflrmtcn- dent announces. Nine new teach«r« will be atnong the staff welcoming the nludents to a new school term, Vyilson said, Among the new (acuity are Ronald Curtis, ag- culture; Bettyc Fowler, lib- arlan; Sandra Smcad, commercial; Judlclh Glasscock, }gh school math; Judith Pow- ra, elementary music; Tom label, football coach; Sharon impson, and Joyce Grayson, Icmentary teachers and Janice Thorn, art. T)ie new high school under construction, will not be ready or use when school starts, but Wilson expects It to be completed a- short time afterwards. In service training for teach . reated and produced to pecial need? of students suit and iachcrs; materials for class,m- iruchon and individual invest! atlon and, exploration; efficient ork areas for students, facul y, and library staff, and qulpment to convey materials o the student and teacher. COORDINATION. In an attempt to, provide .radical planning for the fut- ire development of the libraries n the Fayetleville Public School iystem, several meetings of li ir'ary personnel, teachers, ad- nimstralors, -and consultants vere held during the 1971-1972 school year. With the assistapce of the Li- rary Science Department at he University of Arkansas, the Dzarks Regional' Library, and the Arkansas Library Commis sion, plans were identified that could TJC implemented immedi ately and future goajs, wor,e. set with a n o estabUshed feasible rate of progression for their accomplishment GOALS OUTLINED These plans and goals are de signed to produce a school library program with a profes sional staff to -- Serve as instructional re source consultants and materi als! specialists to teachers and students , v -- Select materials for the library and ,its program based on principles outlined^ in written selection policy" -- Make all materials. easily FIRST TO JAY-LEE'S Then BACK-TO-SCHOOL developments in their ers Is scheduled Aug. 21, 22 and GENTRY SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS ., from left, Wilson, · Maitox and Chites. areas ;and In die general fielt teachers through an efficient or ganizational pattern and, a li The schools provide an Supply information to tea beral circulation policy portunity for 'students to parti- available' inservlce cipate 'in extra-curricular acti raduate.of the College'of, , workshops., and courses, profes County for six years. He tox, high school principal. vities and these Include the Na ., sional meetings and etiucatlona which : supplement- commercial- taught in the Sparkmah School Wilson received his BSE de tloriftl Honor Society, degree from the University of resources of the community ly produced Items Council, Future Farmers Sree.from Henderson State Col- Arkansas and has done, addi -- Establish !pter-libra.ry loan -- .Work. with teachers in:cur- Clark County School district and lege and his MA education from tional work, at the same rlculum planning the Pep Club. The Gentry School board . students are not limited by th -- Tea£h the effective use of Arizona State University. availability of resources in thel educational materials Mrs, Chiles has attended Ok Mattox has taught and as done additional work composed of. GordoniLong, Mrs. -- Assume responsibility for ahoma State University, the positions of coach, and prill ublic school administration at Blllie iDaniels," Leo goals are high and I e time to accomplW instruction 'In ths use Brown University and the Uni cipal at Clarksville High School Tommy Williams' and Jack Still. of the library- and Its resources and was both principal and su- Las Vegas and at the Univer- ADMINISTRATORS them,-but;they are'an .attemp -- Act as resource persons-in ceived her BS in education -and perintendent of the Mountain sity of Arkansas. ' . on the part of the Fayette vllle Public School System the classrooms -- Serve on teaching teams burg High School. He served as Before coming to Gentry , In addition to :Wllson, istration from Northeattern ' at was superintendent*of Ouachlta high school principal at meet the changing, image of'th -- Make available to the fa Tahlequah, Okla. tary principal, and Chester Mat cully information about recent Northwest Arkansas Under One Roof Purple plaids for girls, purple' slrtpes for boys . . . or rich brlghl blua . . . H's a'colorful Fall. Fqbrics of polyester and cotton blends are easy-care; slrong- wtar. ' . ' BOY'S SHIRTS to Size 14, Prices From $3.60 $4.00 FIARE UO PANTS with Doubt* Kneel tti Slit IS'. ?r\tt% From Prlcw Frorri $4.75 $5.50 OPIN THURSDAY NIGHTS GIRL'S: DRESSES to Size 14 A Good Selection of Stylet to Chooie From $5.98 $7.98 W. 1M W«t Cerrtar Parking 'Ut» ·' ' The Northwest Arkansas Plaza Merchants Association invites you to shop the largest variety of stores in Northwest Arkansas for all your Back-to-School needs...and a special invitation to visit our 3 newest stores: Ms. Neffs · A J August · County Square Casuals * 37 Stores Now Open * 3,000 Free Parking Spaces (More To Open Soon) There's Always Somethtng New and Exciting Happening In The Mall huie/t onset/ oto Off STILL 5:M P.M. DAILY ACRES Of FltEE PARKING

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