Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 10, 1972 · Page 30
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 30

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 10, 1972
Page 30
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Changes Announced For City Schools' Athletics CHEERLEADERS AT RAMAY . ..the cheerleadmg squad at Ramay Junior High School for the 1072 73 school iern\ will include from left, Mitzt Kuroda, Becky Enos, Nancy Guisinger and VicKi Williams !Bc2 73 In the ttyrcttcvltlo, Schools will'see some on the schedule, « change In HIP junioi high athletic cortfcv- cnce, antl athletic pppoitunltle? c^pamleij for Ruls. ^ , The AAA Westoin Athletic Conference admitted' flue? new team? last year. Tyo of these Urtms,[KussellviHe and Conway, will be new on Iho Fayettevllle High School scliedule nnd the other, Rogois. is a continuation of old Class AA nvilry. Conway is the only one of the three who Viill be eligible to compete for the championship this year Rogers and Rnssellville become eligible in the 1973 74 school year. CONFERENCE CHANGES During the past year Wood- li\nd and Ramay Junior. Highs withdrew from the Junior High Mountain Conference and joined the Noi'thwest Junior High Conference.The Moiintai n Co n- fcrence included "only- schools fiom Fort Smith and "Fayetteville The Northwest Confer- Consumer Education Is Spotlighted Home Economics Changes The traditional home econo mic program of the past is vm dergomg changes and modifi cations Today in the Fayette ville School emphasis is shift ing to consumer education hu man development family living and housing Bojs are encourag ed to enroll in these courses and this is becommg^a popular phase of the program in some areas The local advisory com mittee provides direction and support for the program during this period of change Mrs Helen Johnson high school, Mrs Sara Yowell, Ra may junior high and Mrs Bo ·nita Williams, Woodland, home economics teachers work to gether as a team planning and coordinating the total program ln the junior high school and the high school and use the same adusory committee ^selected from this area j' As is evidenced by the gener Nation ' gap ', protest move 'ments increased moralistic de sViations, climbing divorce rates 'early marriages inflation, drug ,abuse and a score of other 'timely social problems Jt seems ·sthat more training is essential 'to help youth and adults adjust to their world » Homemaking educators feel f their help is needed here along I With many other areas of train {ing in school, home and com ·mumty This is the reason that Jmany secondary schools are in '«ti gating new courses such as ·, consumer education human de ' velopmcnt and family living | Actually, many of these are jnot new to the field but have {been organized as concentrated 1 semester courses rather than * as an integral part of a home 'Waking class which gives more depth learning opportunities ' The Fayettevllle Senior High School Homemaking Depart ment has offered for the pasl ^wo years semester courses " for both junior and senior boys *and girls in human develop ment consumer education, fa mily living and housing The response in emollment in these classes has been rewarding. ADVISORY COMMITTEE An advisory committee with Mrs. John R. Dockery,? chairman, has been formulated.with- in the last three years and is active in.identifying needs ot students and families and eval- jating the^program. A successful homemaking and consumer education curriculum needs the support of the home and the community One cf the major contributions'!^.the committee lias been to assist in planning adult classes. This class is us lially a requested unit such as tailoring, interior · decorating special occasion foods or con sumer education. The Fayettevllle Homemak ing and Consumer Fducation teachers. : realize the content of subject matter is centered i n the home and appraise their instruction in the light «f the changing modes of living t o Droader arid more profitable to both boys and girls The ap prais_al and evaluation of the entire program is further devel oped during the tenth month by visitations of students and adults planning for a d u l t and day classes preparing state reports, and attending state, district and local in ser vice meetings COURSE FOB BOYS For^tfceifirst time in Fay etteville' Mrs. Bonita Williams, home economics teacher at Woodland Junior High School, last, year taught course f o r boys. Activities and instruction were offered in all areas. Resource people, films filmstnps, field laboratories,-- demonstra- and class discussions planning selection and caie of family housing, consumer edu cation and home management Students seeking to enroll for this term were double the number which could be sched uled. The Consumer di d Home making Education Program has a responsibility to help people shape a pattern- of daily Jiving to impiove everyda) life Has includes being concerned with the realities of living and coping .with the rapidly increasing changes confronting individuals and families today, and in the future. The, consumer and honie- ipaking field'has identified with being · people-oriented, ·. service ; oriented, mission-oriented, and job oriented. Skills.that..are. ap plicuble to':several.'occupations are introduced.- This is done to make students aware of, and able to examine many alternatives m light of their personal strengths and weaknesses and their personal goals and values. Students are guided to take a serious look at employment al ternatives. AREAS OF INSTRUCTION Comprehensive courses ; (Junior High level) and II (Se hior High level) are sequential courses including units each year in the fice areas .of in struction: Human Development and the Family. Food and Nutrition, Housing, Home Furnish ings and Equipment, and Textiles and Clothing. This year in a comprehensive course plans are being formulated to individualize teaching and learning. The students to be better .prepared to live in our./ fast changing society. Future Homemakers · o f · A m - erica (PITA) is an integral part of the whole; program.. I t fulfills the same purposes as the total program and provides excellent opportunities for personal- growth, ariid', .leadership development, .parents are en couraged t o ' participate i.n trips, tioris. were used in selection and ;such'. areas maintenance clothes, grooming, human de velopment, preparation for mar- food preparation, meal thinking of individualism a s looking for or identifying the learning potential -of each in dividual in. .each? class. O n e method.-of doing; this will be through extended learning ex periences. In an extended learn ing exp erien ce instr uction wil go beyond the classroom into enable COURSE GAINS POPULARITY .. .Mark Rom, Billy Hicks, Lyn Waldren, David Nelson (I. to r.) find that home economic is not just for girls. · New Hems Arriving Weekly! BOYS' and YOUNG MEN'S SHIRTS and SLACKS AH Merchandise Union Mad* in America FACTORY OUTLET STORE 916 Young Sr. (Behind the Dollar Store) . Springdaie, Ark. Back To School Boys 7 Shirts $2.99 Short' Sleeve $3.99 Long Sleeve Sizes 6-30, Perma-Press Boys' Slacks $3.9V Sizes 6-12 $4:99 Sizes 14-20 Machine Wash and Wear Young Men's Shirts $3.99 Short Sleeve $4.99 long Sleeve Sizes S-M-rl-XL Young Men's Slacks $«.99 Waist Sheet 28-36 Ruggsd wash and waar school Slacks : HOURS: 10 to 5;30 Mor. thru,Saturday eetings and special events. mco Includes jutiloi high choqls / f i o m BcntonvlllQ, Ipihittdnle, Hogeis, nml Sllonm liigs; EnlrniKO Into the now lotifejeriQo will ^liable Iho eUeyillE , Schools lo compote vllli teams of comparable en- ·oHnient and also ellrntnnte. n jrcai deal of Uavel, , G(ils on Lhc junior and scntoi ugh level will hnvo greater op- KirluntUes to paittcipate In itliletlcs w,th. the addition ot jymnaslics lo our piograrp Two sections of gymnastics (beginning and advanced coached by Mary Ann Graue a I^nmay and Janelle McCann Woodland) are offeied In the junioi high schools In high school, classes are determine: sy the number ot girls select ins the course. Girls in the:ad vanced classes- are chosen.b iryoiitsiand will beiperformini m competition and at specia events. Areas included in gymnastn competition aie uneven paialle bars, 'Vaulting, balance bearn free exercise, tumbling, am trampoline. Girls may : also: compete ,a, the- high school, level in basket ball · (12 game schedule plu two 'tournaments), -tennis, goll swimming, ,-.track, and .volley ball. Carol . Brunner coache both the basketball and gym nastic teams , and works wit volleyball through the Girls Team Sports: Physical Educa tion Class. Northw- ArkTM*,, Volunteers Play Role In Cilv School Isls liml voluntcprs Btuclonls also'nrovlclo count- read to a ,| | n ]? mn torlal foi important rolo In edii- less volunleor hours. '·?«'iniiihcr iiiui-In field trips! . ' _ .. ... _ . mi J.. ' _ -.l^iiln., UnliilM In ulv luiiviii-* i -nit« , i . . , Specialists; DIM! volunteers ilny an Important role 'In education In the Ffiyoltovillo Pubr le Schools nml provide opportunities that would otherwise tot be possible, t Lyman, pilnclpal of Root Klcmentary School, said "Fay- eltevllle elementary schools are veryfortunate because they me located in an aiea where specialists and their expertise arc available,"" Lyman, explained faculty members of the Unlvcislty of Arkansas, leaders in industry and other business enterprises in Fayettevllle give generously of their time and talents to the schools. An example of how this works, he said, is that a class may become quite interested in a fairly complex area of science "The teacher; may, or may not be fully familiar with this par ticular area of study, but does a thorough job of leading up to the - lecture or demonstration scheduled to provide this expan sion of knowledge " The classioom teacher also conducts a follow-up to re-enforce: the professional's appear ance. "Students enjoy and.'re spend well -to · exposure to this type of teaching," Lyman com merited. . . ' . . , . ',,'., VOLUNTEERS Specialists are not the only resource persons, as mother students nlsd' nrovlclo counl- sa volunteer hours. Thdy are especially lielplul In atoilals ccnlcis the educator nld, Ho explained, thnt ft ache- lie Is worked out. with Ubiar- 1)3, VoUmtcors type, shelve looks nnd file thus relieving the biarlnn of much clcilcal work id giving her time to woik Itli students Volunteers may also work in Bssroom situations, They may tiio , . Somo of the schools are pro- lenUy ·worklitt wltbMho Pwo" TcacMr Aasoclnlton to expand this type of volunteer son-Ice I n . the future; Itfman Indicated. "We feerthose resource parsons are an asset to the sysom ami'contribute a grca leal to the education of the children, he said. With school starting, get the "Old Gong" together and treat them to a fun evening they'll remember! Gourmet Grocer (Center of Downtow» Shopping. Area) .,,,,,,, Rogers, Ark. Flu 636.2901 OPEN 9'a.m. to 6 p.m. Every Friday and Saturday Finest Seafood In Northwest Arkansas FRESH GULF SHRIMP School Is A Lot Of New Things Take your Master Charge Card back-to-school! It's good all over Fayetteville for the many things you'll need for your kids, and you! Start this school year bright and happy -- everything new with your Master Charge Card from First National Bank. (

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