The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on April 29, 2001 · Page 34
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E2 SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2001 MONEY THE SALINA JOURNAL • SALINA SCHOOL DISTRICT 38 Salina district employees retire The Salina School District has announced the retirement of these employees. • Marcla Anderson taught for 20 years in Salina. She taught kindergarten at Stewart Elementary and Gleniffer Hill Elementary, preschool at Oakdale Elementary and first grade at Hawthorne Elementary, She also taught three years in Topeka and a year at Clifton-Clyde. • Homer Arnold retired in August 2000 after 12 years as the building operator for Kennedy Early Learning Center. • Sonja Auldridge taught 24 years at South High, including keyboarding, word processing, business math, marketing, office education and on-the-job training. She also taught business in Davenport, Iowa. • Steve Caselman taught English in Salina schools for 33 years. He started at Salina High in 1968, taught at South High for three years and then returned to Salina Central High. • Joseph Clark taught nine years at Roosevelt-Lincoln Middle School. He started in 1991 as a substitute teacher. He also taught in Illinois and was with the University of Illinois Children's Research Center. • Shirley Day worked for the district for 27 years, most recently as a building and library assistant at Coronado Elementary She also worked as a teacher assistant, paraeducator and receptionist at South High. • Hllma Demaree worked for the district for 32 years. She was at Sunset Elementary for 22 years as the library media specialist, taught fourth grade at Gleniffer Hill Elementary and was the librarian for Gleniffer Hill, Lowell and Stimmel. She also taught in Junction City and at Gypsum High School. • Roma Drevets taught at South Middle School for 22 years and most recently at South High. She taught a variety of subjects, including English, composition, mass media, speech and art of the film. She also taught fifth grade in Washington state, and drama, acting and forensics in Kansas City, Kan., and Shawnee Mission. • Joyce Eisenhour worked for 21 years in Salina schools as an interrelated teacher, most recently at South High. She also taught at Central High, Quivira Heights for four years, two years in Ransom and one year at Goodland. • Sandra Giersch retired in January after more than 13 years in the business office as an accounts payable clerk. She also worked at Roosevelt- Lincoln as a math aide and at South Middle for eight years as a financial secretary • Larry Goertzen worked in Salina for 33 years as a history teacher at Roosevelt-Lincoln Middle School, a counselor at South Middle School and was the assistant principal at South Middle. He also taught for six years in Sedgwick and Moundridge. • Don Grob taught for 27 years at the Salina Area Technical School, including electronics, math, computer, Cisco systems, and adult education courses in horticulture and grounds ANDERSON ARNOLD AULDRIDGE CASELMAN CLARK DAY DEMAREE DREVETS EISENHOUR GIERSCH GOERTZEN GROB HAAGE HANSEN HARMON HAUPTLI HITTNER ISIN MITCHELL MONG MORISSETTE MYERS PETERSON SACKRIDER SAIZ SCUITTE SHAW SHIVERS SALLY SIEGRIST SAM SIEGRIST SMULL maintenance. • Constance Haage worked for 30 years as a speech and language pathologist with the Central Kansas Cooperative in Education. • Sharron Hansen worked in Salina for 27 years. She taught second and third grades at Sunset Elementary and Title I reading and math at Kennedy Elementary • Barbara Harmon worked in Salina for 18 years, most recently as the library media specialist at Meadowlark Ridge Elementary She also taught second grade at Hawthorne Elementary and was the library media specialist for Bartlett Elementary She also taught for 11 years in other Kansas districts. • Gary Hauptli taught for 31 years at Central High in such social science courses as constitution, world history democracy and geography • Nancy Hittner taught Title 1 reading and math for 22 years at Roosevelt-Lincoln Middle School, Schilling Elementary and Hawthorne STEYER STUCKY WEIS C.WILLIAMS S.WILLIAMS WILLIS WRIGHT Elementary, and most recently in Salina parochial schools. She also taught in Huntsville, Ala. • Jon Isin worked for 18 years as an elementary school counselor at Whittier, Hageman and most recently at Heusner. He also has 18 years of service in other districts. • Sandi% Mitchell was a building assistant at South High for 21 years. • Royce Mong taught refrigeration, heating, air conditioning and appliance repair for 13 years at Salina Area Technical School. • Barbara Morissette taught fifth and sixth grades at Whittier-Bartlett Elementary for 28 years. For 15 years, she was a teacher and administrator in private schools in Missouri, Ne­ braska, New Mexico and Michigan. • Dale Myers retired in December after 30 years as a building operator for Schilling Elementary the Education Center, Hawthorne Elementary and most recently as a yard helper at the maintenance shop. • Millie Peterson taught for 30 years in Salina, including second grade at Heusner Elementary for 25 years. She also taught at Sunset, Stewart, Kennedy Hawthorne and Gleniffer Hill elementary schools. • Barbara Sackrider taught physical education and health at Roosevelt- Lincoln Middle School for 30 years. She also taught at Southeast of Saline. • Alice Saiz taught in Salina elementary schools for 24 years. She taught first grade at Heusner, and also taught at Oakdale, Gleniffer Hill and Schilling. She also taught for six years at Kingman. • Anne Scuitte taught for 31 ye&rs in Salina, including vocal music and reading at South Middle School and vocations and democracy at South High. Most recently, she was a gifted education consultant at South High. She also taught for six years at Brookville. • Lois Shaw worked for the district for 28 years. She was the student services secretary at the technical school for 15 Vi years and also worked as a secretary at Roosevelt-Lincoln Middle School for 12 Vi years. • Karen Shivers taught in the interrelated classroom at Roosevelt-Lincoln Middle School for 27 years. She taught at Gaylord for two years. • Sally Siegrist taught physical education and conditioning at Salina High School and South High for 30 years. She also coached tennis, volleyball, cross country and track. She taught for one year in Topeka. • Sam Siegrist worked in Salina for 32 years. He taught one year at South Middle School and spent the last seven years as the athletic director at Central High. He also taught health, physical education, conditioning and driver's education at Central and coached basketball for 20 years. • Larry SmuU worked for 35 years at Salina Area Technical School as a night custodian, instructor, building operator and most recently supervisor of custodial and maintenance services. vFreeda Steyer taught kindergarten and first grade at Franklin Elementary School for 28 years. She also taught in Kansas City Mo., and Maize. • Ellen Stucky was a counselor for 19 years at South Middle School. She also was a counselor for 12 years in West Virginia. • Katherine Weis worked for the district for 27 years. She was at South High for 20 years as a teacher's aide in science and math and as a counseling office secretary For the past seven years, she has been the receptionist for the district office. • Cheryl Williams taught fifth grade for nearly 17 years at Meadowlark Ridge Elementary and most recently at Franklin-Lowell Elementary. She also taught in Newton for six years. • Steve Williams worked in the district for 23 years. He taught English at Salina High School, was the assistant principal at South High and has been the principal at Central High the past 11 years. He also was the principal of Newton High School for four years. • Barbara Willis taught third and second grades for 32 years at Hageman Elementary. • Carolyn Wright taught for 22 years in Salina, most recently as a first-grade teacher at Coronado Elementary She taught kindergarten at the Sunflower building at Schilling Air Force Base, at Gleniffer Hill, and kindergarten and first grade at Coronado Elementary. She also taught kindergarten in Hutchinson and Rialto, Calif. •••• There will be a public reception from 2 to 3 p.m. May 6 for Joseph Clark, Barbara Sackrider and Karen Shivers in the Roosevelt-Lincoln Middle School library Re/Max / A matter of choice PERSONALS FROM PAGE El Last year Hagen sold 172 homes to take the top spot in the city as well as topping sales for Re/Max agents statewide. "You kind of have your own business within a business." Dave Antrim, president of Coldwell Banker Antrim-Piper Wenger Realtors, offered congratulatory words for Re/Max, saying their numbers are indicative of success. But size isn't always what matters in real estate, he said. "Every agency has good agents. Sheer numbers does not necessarily indicate they're doing a better job than say Millwood, which has a lesser share," he said. "McDonald's serves a lot more hamburgers than J.C.'s (Bar and Grill, Salina), but I kind of prefer a J.C.'s hamburger. It's just a marketing strategy that they (Re/Max) feel is effective." Dip in 2001 David Holmgren, a Re/Max broker and current president of the Salina Board of Realtors, said home sales overall for the first quarter of this year have been down a bit on volume and sales in the city The biggest glut of homes on the market in Salina is in the $50,000 to $120,000 price range — 102 homes, he said. There also are more than the average number of homes — 44 — on the market priced between $120,000 and $180,000. Holmgren and Welsh said one reason homes in that price range are moving slowly is because with interest rates low, more buyers are chosing to purchase new homes priced at $200,000 and above. What some of those buyers aren't taking into account is the cost of improvements to a new home versus an existing home, which can add to the cost, Welsh said. A privacy fence, a yard, special assessments for street and utility improvements to new subdivisions — "pretty soon that $205,000 turns into a $225,000 to $230,000 home," Welsh said. • Reporter David Clouston can be reached at 823-6464. Ext. 131, or by e-mail at sjdclouston @saljournal.com Gas / SUV sales are increasing FROM PAGE E1 Even before Monday's blaze, gas prices were $2 a gallon in the San Francisco area and averaging $1.82 statewide. • Smoggy Midwest cities will experience their second summer with less polluting gasoline blends, required by federal clean air rules. Midwest governors and the AAA did get some relief from the Environmental Protection Agency which granted lee­ way in markets where gasoline is blended with ethanol. But plans to extend gas sales tax moratoriums like the one that cost Illinois $150 million last summer have collided with an economic slowdown that is sapping state treasuries. This year, Illinois Gov. George Ryan announced, the state can't afford a gas tax holiday The slowing economy hasn't stalled sales of gas-guzzling sports utility vehicles: SUV sales are up 11.5 percent the first three months of 2001 over the same quarter a year ago, although the fastest-growing category is crossover utDity vehicles, or CU- Vs, including the Ford Escape, the Chrysler FT Cruiser, Toyota RAV4 and Subaru Forester. Their smaller sticker price and greater gas mileage fit best with many family budgets, said economist Paul Taylor of the National Association of Automobile Dealers. These employees recently were hired by Saline County • Donna Spillane is a temporary data collector in the County Appraiser's Office. Spillane had worked at Kiethley & Associates Appraisal Group, Kansas City, Mo. • Deborah Price is a booking data entry clerk at the Saline County Sheriff's Office. She had been employed by Bell Atlantic in Pennsylvania. BUILDING PERMITS Salina Commercial — 600 E. Elm, The Wallace Companies, footings and foundation for three story building, $500,000. Saline County Residential and miscellaneous — 537 E. Shipton, Donald Reinsch, kitchen addition, $20,000. 6009 E. Cloud, Stanley Howie, sunroom addition, $50,000. Single-family housing — 631 N. Hedville, Mark and Sharon Johnson, $100,000. •••• Cyndi Martin has joined the staff at Paragon Business Forms, 2125 W. Crawford Place, as a customer service representative for nationwide sales. •••• There will be a retirement reception for Nancy Ulrich, beginning with a program at 6:30 p.m. May 7, followed by fellowship from 7 to 8 p.m. at Carver Center, 315 N. Second. Ulrich taught kindergarten at Hoyt from 1967-69, first grade at Whittier Elementary Salina, from 1969-70 and first and second grades at Emmanuel Christian School, Salina, from 1988-01. Airfares from Salina Destination Price Destination Price Denver Las Vegas Los Angeles Phoenix San Francisco Seattle $208 Atlanta 288 Baltimore 288 Boston 288 Chicago 288 Orlando 288 SL Louis $238 261 242 256 258 276 All fares are the cheapest round-trip prices from Salina Municipal Airport as of the previous Thursday. Various restrictions apply. Source: Action Travel Journal Graphic Al Eichelberger Executive Vice President Commercial Lending Quite simply, Security. Security Savings Bank 317 S. Santa Fe 1830 S. Ohio, Salina 785-825-8241 Equal Housing Lender, MEMBER FDIC. FIRST BANK li • • •% ' ' • 1, • J KANSAS All the BANK you '11 ever need. Member FDIC J. Doug JoUey, Financial Advisor • Personal Financial Plaiming • Tax Planning Strategies • Mutual Funds • Investment Certificates • IRAs/Keoghs American Express Financial Advisors, Inc. Member NASD 1015 Elmhurst Blvd. • Salina, KS 67401 785-827-8766

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