The Salina Journal from Salina, Kansas on April 30, 2001 · Page 24
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THE SALINA JOURNAL MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2001 5 AT SCHOOL FROM PAGE 4 struction above the private pilot certificate and complete 30 additional lessons. With the instrument pilot rating, a pilot can fly in inclement weather with passengers both day and night. To receive a commercial pilot certificate, students complete a minimum of 40 hours of cross-country flight training and 15 hours in a complex, high-performance airplane. Pilots with a commercial pilot certificate will have completed a minimum total of 190 hours of flight training since their first flight. With a multiengine airplane rating, a pilot is licensed to fly an airplane with two or more engines. Students complete an additional 15 hours of flight instruction in a twin-engine airplane to earn the multiengine airplane rating. To receive the certified flight instructor rating, 20 additional hours of flight training are necessary above the commercial pilot certificate. As a certified flight instructor, pilots can train others in becoming pilots in a single-engine airplane. KANSAS STATE: Heather Nippert, McPherson, a student at Kansas State University- Manhattan, has received an award from K-State's student chapter of the Wildlife Society. The award was presented April 7 at the chapter's annual banquet in Manhattan. Nippert is senior wildlife biology major. KANSAS STATE: The student chapter of the Association of Computer Machinery at Kansas State University-Salina received recognition for its activities during the year from the international organization. Students in the chapter entered the Outstanding Chapter essay competition which details a club's activity for the year. The K-State-Salina student chapter received honorable mention and $100 for the chapter. The K-State-Salina chapter activities for the year included several presentations for students by professionals in the computer field, a free seminar for the community in basic computer operations, a Red Cross blood drive and the design and implementation of a network for a local company. Officers of the chapter include Salinans Thad Opat, senior in computer information systems technology, president; Brett Heinrich, senior in computer science technology and computer information systems technology, vice president, and Margaret Cole, senior in computer information systems technology and technology management, secretary and treasurer. Chapter advisers are Pedro Leite and Troy Harding, both assistant professors. BETHANY COLLEGE: Nara Newcomer, Salina, a junior piano performance major and sacred music minor, and Brandon Draper, Falun, a senior percussion performance major, were among 10 students selected to.perform in Bethany College's annual Messiah Festival Student Honors Recital. The recital, sponsored by the Bethany College Department of Music, was April 12. Newcomer performed Claude Debussy's "Preludes, Book I," including "Danseuses de Delphes" and "Minstrels." Newcomer teaches piano privately and serves as organist at Redeemer Lutheran Church. CONTINUED ON PAGE 6 HEALTHyyOUTH FAMIU INFORMATION W^EM^^^ For more information about the Healthy Communities/Healthy Youth Initiative, contact Salina Area United Way, (785) 827-1312 Asset #37-"Personal Power" The Search Institute, a non-profit organization that specializes in icwtich on children and youth, has identified 40 developmental assets which utjs predictors of behavior - the more assets a young person has, the less likely thiy are to engage in high-risk behavior. Kids feel that they have control over many things that happen to them. 42% of local youth surveyed have this asset in their lives. Asset Biiilding Activities: 1. Children have many different interests and talents. Encouraging them to follow their interests can give them a sense of power. 2. Slowly introduce infants to new experiences. Watch hou they respond, so you know when they're ready for more. 3. Toddlers say "No" as part of developing a sense of independence. Be patient and positive with them. 4. Give children the freedom to play and experiment with different toys. Their sense of personal power grows when ; • ;fe they can make choices. 5. Find ways for children to feel proud of their '!':}. accomplishments. Scout badges or 4-H ribbons are a great way to help build a child's personal power. 6. Teenagers can learn to prepare balanced meals, pay bills, do laundry, etc-skills they'll need once they're on their own. Have them take on some responsibilities around the house. • Source: Search Institute, Minneapolis, MN Mav Calendar Program information sessions. Wednesday, May 2 at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 14 at 6-.00 p.m. Wednesday, May 30 at 5:30 p.m. Located at 227 N. Santa Fe, Suite 305. Call 825-5509 for more information. Consumer Credit Counseling Service Credit Facts May 14, 6:30-7:30 pm Improving Your Money Slcills May 15, 6:30-8:30 pm, Located at 1201 W. Walnut. Cost is $5.00 per family 827-6731. *DVACK- Domestic Violence Support Group Tuesdays, 6-7:30 p.m. Sexual Assault Support Group Thursdays, 7-8:30 p.m. • Teen Sexual Assault Group Mondays, 4-5:00 p.m. Call 827-5862 or 800-874-1499. *NCK Chap, of the American Red Cross First Aid Basics, May 8, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm & May 19, 9 am to 12 pm Child/Infant CPR, May 19, 1 - 5pm & May 22, 6 - 10pm, Call: (785) 827-3644 *SalinaYWCA Free Mour Mind Dance Jr. High swim/dance 6-8 pm. High school, grades 9-12- swim/dance, 9-11 pm. Admission $3 includes snacks and DJ. "Free Your Mind"- After school and summer program offered to students ages 11-14. Underlying theme is to accept each person for who tliey are, in an unconditional atmosphere of love and respect. Costs S75 per person for the year and includes youth membership, t-shirt, and daily snacks. Week days. Monday-Friday after school 3:30-7:00 pm. May 1-25. Teen Volunteers-Tesm interested in helping v;ith summer swim lessons meet for the YWCA Orientation meeting. May 24, 5 pm. Will include safety demonstrations and swimming. Bring your suits. For all events contact the YWCA at 825-4626. *Supported by donations lo United Way Infomalion gathered and coordinated by Salina Area Vnited Way *Ashby House, Life Skills Classes Includes budgeting, nutrition, responsive discipline, job readiness, house cleaning tips. Call 826-4935. *CAPS- Positive Discipline Free parenting class with free childcare provided for children ages 1-11. Monday 6:00-8:00 pm. First Presbyterian Church, 308 S. 8th, call 825-4493 Morning Out for MOMS/DADS Free licensed child care (income based) for children 3 wks to 5 yrs old. Tues. - Fri., 9:00 - 11:30 a.m.. First United Methodist Church, 122 N 8th. For reservations call 825-4493. Hospice of Salina, Inc., Inner Peace, our adult support group, is held the fourth Sunday of each month at 2pm at the Hospice office, 333 S. Santa Fe, 825-1717. Salina-Saline County Health Department, 125 West Elm. Family & Children Services. Call 826-6602 for clinic dates & times. No one will be refused services if unable to pay. Services Include: Immunizations for Children and Adults; Well-Child Clinics; WIC; Family Planning Services; Expectant Parents Classes. •Salina Cares Health Clinic, 125 W. Elm, Clinic Hours, Mon. & Thurs., 6:30 p.m. to close. Must call , 826-6609 for appointment. If you are concerned that a child may be neglected or abused, call The Protection Report Center: 1-800922-5330. Child without health insurance? Call Health Wave at 800-792-4884. •Central Kansas Foundation is your source for info about drugs, alcohol, family issues and other prevention topics. Books and videos are available. Call 825-6224. Heartland SHARE provides a quality affordable monthly package of food to those who are willing to help themselves and others. Call Salina Senior Center. 827-9818 Bike Helmets $10 each. Offered by Salina Parks and Rec. & the Salina Safe Kids Chapter. Call 826-7434. Look for meetings and events on the Community Calendar at www.salhclp.org Salina Regional Salina Journal Connecting commimUies witli information

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