Idaho Free Press from Nampa, Idaho on June 29, 1967 · Page 9
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Idaho Free Press from Nampa, Idaho · Page 9

Nampa, Idaho
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Thursday, June 29, 1967
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- .· * Idaho Free Press, Thursday, June 29,1967 - 10 Children Receive 'Can-Do-It' Image .,: .' · . By JO AXNE MAREZ - Happiness Is trying your hand at finger- palming or singing a nursery rhyme or making your, verr own lion from construe- non paper and yarn. .. . More than 100 Nampa children from the iws of four tb six are discovering this summer for the first time ttie wonders of leant* inf' through the Nampa Head Start program currently underway at Ukeview School Designed to help children from low Income groups get that much needed boost or "Head Start" the.program combines the talents of five teachers and several aides to give the children a good Image of themselves and teach them that they can succeed, The Head Start program In Kampa is administered through the Nampa Public School system and is funded by the Office of Economic Opportunity, Principal for the program is Mrs. T. W. Wilson, a Nampa teacher who mil be principal of Kenwood Elementary School this fall. Mrs. Jay Eubanks is serving as the secretary. Evelyn Hood, Fravls LaCroIx, Victoria Light, Ruth Wldd«r and Lois Aloes are teachers, a'ssisted by aides Esther Cerda Reyes, Linda Herrera, Clara Spencer, Thelma Edwards and Elvlna Hidalgo. Mrs. Wilson noted that volunteers work regularly at the school assisting the staff, but more volunteers are needed. Cools lone Well; and Leota McKnfgM and janitor Abe] Maravella complete tte staff. Nurse for the program is Mrs. LaRue Van Hooser. , "Head Start Is riot a replacement for kindergarten or first grade," stressed Mrs. Wilson. "Many of our children are very shy and need an opportunity to find themselves before they enter school. They need a new linage of themselves. "Head Start is giving them thai can-do-it image." Eager little minds are kept busy in the five classrooms. The children are learning first hand how to do all the things that children should know by the time they enter school. ,. Th«r« are play corners in the classrooms equipped with things normally found in daily living. Children bring pets to school for a natural science study and some classes have planted corn and potatoes and are discovering the miracle of nature. Field trips are planned for the classes. After a recent trip to the circus, students made paper lions out of construction paper and added bits of yam for their tails and ' manes. Mrs. .Wilson recalled the day they iced gingerbread men cookies. "The sheer delight on their faces was veally something to see!" she said. "They were so proud of themselves when the cookies were finished. And they were a little more confident that they ecu M succeed. This is often their biggest obstacle -- believing in themselves." The project Is also a medical program and children participating are given dental and medical check ups as well as vaccinations. Often these examinations are the first ones ever received by the children. Getting parents from low Income families to enroll their children in the program often is difficult "We did a lot of door-tcnJoor recruiting," Mrs. Wilson explained. "Often parents send the children to school for a few days and then they never return. Co the whole though, the parents are eager for their children to get the advantages they themselves sever bad." in its third year, the Head Start enrollment has risen to 124. About half of these children in of Spanish descent and nearly all of them are permanent residents of Nampa. With the day care centers at the labor camps in operation, migrant children are becoming less of an enrollment factor in the Head Start program, Mrs. Wilson explained. "The Head Start program is definitely succeeding." "The children love it and are gaining so much. We have very few obstacles to overcome because allchlldrenarewtllingtolearn and improve their lives if they are just given the chance and the incentive." DENTAL examinations are given this week to students at the Project Head Start school. Dr. Jay R. Dean, Namja dentist, examines Lydia Buen Rostra. The project aims for healthy bodies as well as healthy minds. CAR $QQ95 STEREO . Oil WIHTHER MUSIC H7-13thAve. So. SMOOTHER, CLOSER SUPER SHAVES KUUI iwiuas 790 PERSONNA SUPER STAINLESS STEEL Pcnonnn's new mkronized hi-chrome stetl, plus ipace og procMiing technique! deliver a blade that ii truly SUPER . . · DUHULE · UNIFORM · ECONOMICAL ) 1 Injector ·%$· 4 1 «·»£$!.49 I NOW., ' NOW,. rl Pn'«s Effective: June », 30 4 I July 1,1967 STORY BOOKS ARE A favorite with children in the Head Start program. Martina Thompson and Steven Berrera are sharing ad/entures in storyland during a class story hour. ".::. · (FREE PRESS PHOTOS) CHILDREN ffl THE HEAD START program now underway at Lakevtew School learncoordinationandself-eipressionthrough various activities. Robin.Tague and Alphonso Spencer, work on a class project, a popcorn tree. 715-12TH AVENUE SOUTH. . . . NAMPA Here Are Vacation Driving Tips For Traveling Enjoyment, Safety EDITOR'S NOTE: July 4 traditional)/ marks the start of America's summertime' vacation driving. Millions of Americans will be taking to the highways this weekend and for the next 10 weeks. If you are among them, memorize the suggestions in this dispatch. They will help you return home safely. By DAVID W. CHL'TE DETROIT (t'PI)-This is the time of year when the restless stir of the wanderlust rises like a lump in the throat, and the call of the open road beckons. It's vacation time and No. 1 on the hit parade is a road map. But knowing where you're going isn't enough--if you want to enjoy the trip and make it home safely at the end. Taking a trip by car requires some advance preparations, and some precautions. It's a big, wide country, and your car can be your transport to virtually any spot in it. You can get just about anywhere--with thought and planning. After you decide where you want to go and mark your route on. the road maps, give some thought to the machine that gets you there, your car. Make sure it's properly serviced before the trip, with a change of oil and new oil filler and air cleaner on the carburetor. Check your fan belt. There's nothing worse than being stranded far from a city or service station with a broken ; Ian belt that should have been replaced before you started. ;., · So," tverythlng Is ready, you're leaving home and the gas is turned off, the paper delivery stopped and the milkman notified, Fasten your seat belts. Now, remember, before you're an. hour from home you'll be traveling on unfamiliar roads and will be for the rest of the trip. So be extra cautious when approaching intersections and slow down when approaching populated areas from rural districts. if you're traveling a superhighway, keep in mind that your d r i v i n g · habits have changed. You've been used to urban travel for most of the year. Now you're traveling at higher speeds. After an hour of driving at 65 miles an hour, thp legal limit on many superhighways, it can seem like 40. Learn to re-gauge your approach to a car up ahead so you're sure just how fast you are overtaking. Differences in speeds of cars traveling in the same direction, rather than actual speed, are the cause of manyaccidaits. Make it standard procedure to take a break at least every two hours. Stop (he car, get out and stretch your legs, walk arounda bit, and, if at a rest area, get a cup of coffee or some other soft beverage. It is Important to refresh yourself periodically. Plan your trip so that you do nol drive more than 400 miles a day, Fatigue can set In if you drive farther. Ten hours on the road, counting coffee breaks and a stop for lunch, equals at least eight hours of driving. That's a full day's work. When traveling in a line of traffic on a long, straight road, avoid auto hypnosis. This Is a most common danger when you're following another car, You fix your eyes and drive according to tha car ahead. People afflicted with auto hypnosis have tieen known to follow the car ahead right'into a ' ditch, or onto an unwanted turaff..just because they were following automatically. To overcome this, let your eyes wander a bit while driving. Deilbe.rately take your eyes off the car ahead and look out either side, or glance at the rear mirror for brief seconds every so often. It not only breaks the hypnosis effect, but keeps you informed on what's behind, always a good thing to know anyway. W h e n on superhighways traveling at hign speed, always allow a good distance between you and the car ahead. Experts figure you should allow a separation of not less than one car length for every 10 miles per hour of speed. Never reduce the pressure of air in your tires when it seems high after some distance of high speed travel on hot rods. Tire pressures for cars are rated at cold temperature, that is, at normal temperature when the car has been sianding for hours. Pressures are bound to increase with the increase in temperature from travel over the roads. Children traveling with you? Make up games they can play to occupy their time during hours of travel. Some highway games can be obtained at service stations. Or you can make them up. The list of things to find can be endless, and it will be a longer Interval between the "Daddy, are we almost there yet?" questions. Also the youngsteis will be less .likely to interfere with your driving/ Finally, those last 25 milesto destination sometimes can be a chore if you've had a hard day of driving and are becoming weary. If you feel like dozing and have to fight to keep your head clear, best thing to do is, change drivers if somebody else In the car can drive. If there's only onedriverhere are a couple of tips that will help. Keep your eyes moving. Look short and long distances to keep -your eyes refocussing. Switch glances from side to side. And every so often swing your head at the neck in an oval pattern. It's surprising what this exercise can do to rekindle a sagging nervous system. Happy motoring. SAND ENDS 4-ONLY, 7.75-14 ILS. ROYAL BLACK, Ctenge-owrs. $ 17 E, 4 for 4-ONLY, 7.35-14 FRESTONE DELUXE CHAMPION BLACK, Change-overs $ 18 E ,4. r$ 65 6-ONLY, 8.50-14 HOLDAY100 LEVEL NYLON, BLACK. $ 19Ea.4.,r $ 70 Land Board Sets Fire Guard Areas 6-ONLY, 8.00-14 HOUDAY100 $ LEVEL NYLON, BLACK... 18 E, 4 for BOISE (I 1 PI) -'The Sate Land Board has authorized the Department of Public Lands to limit fire protection on certain range land in western Idaho to areas where range fires would threaten limber lands. The stale land commissioner said the state per diem guards would not be stationed in range land areas in the Payette, Weiser and Horseshoe Bend areas. Present state law provides for taxing of forest type lands to provide fire protection tofor- est lands. However, range lands may not be taxed for fire protection and Building Starts FKl'ITLAND (IPI) - Construction is underway on a new cold storage plant for apples at the Idaho-Oregon Fruit Growers Association in Fruitland. The building will replace a structure which burned to the ground March 14 in a fire that caused an estimated $250,000 In damages. consequently no funds are available for their protection. In some areas, range land ovraers are providing their own protection through voluntary association. Land Commissioner Gqrdon Trombley said the Idaho Department of Public Lands will cooperate in any possible way with the voluntary association. The move also affects scattered state and federal holdings on about 100,000 acres of range land which is located bet»een R mm erf and Council. ThP state has previously participated In fire protection ac- tlcitles in the area principally by hiring per diem guards. ELM fire protection policy remains the same as in past years. 4-ONLY, 7.10-15 HOUDAY 100 $ LEVEL NYLON, NARMWW/W * 19 E, 4«.r'70 8-ONLY, 6.70-15 ARMSTROIK PREMUM NYLON, NARROW W/W. 20 Ea 4,or s 76 12-ONLY, 7.75-14 ARMSTRONG 2nd, BLACKNALL NYLON *18 E ,4 for 8-ONLY, 7.35-15 ARMSTRONG PREMUIIIRACLE NYLON, BLACK. Ea, 4for $ 70 8-ONLY, 7.60-15 FRESTONE RACETUES $ 26 E, 4 MANY OTHER ODDS AND ENDS! I'/ir tnrit Ao \ MVENTMYSALE MMVERSMYSALE JUM 28-29-30 ' HAZZYS C-B OIL CO. NAMPA l O ' O It) St S. BOISE Phone 8 8 8 - 1 144

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