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for vacations or fun! Why early dismissals? h K A K K M I I I . I . \ l l \ t ( I I I Have- you ever wimiH'red just w h \ students net out of school early a l u m s ! c-verv o t h e r Tliui'silai" W e l l , it's tint so Ihc leathers can go play gulf »r bask in i h r sun al Ihe c o u n t r y club. :i:ul i t ' s mil eu'ii so the stiii!en!scan ud a much-needed 'Vacation"" Classes are dismissed earlj so M j i i i p a I l i u h leathers can a t - lonil i n - s e r v i c e m e e t i n g s . S u b j e c t s s u c h as i h c con- Hiiiclirmoi ;nc ww buildings on iiuv.pus and l u r m s h i n g Ihem. p l a n n i n g u p u m i m g p r o j e c t s , and h a m l l m f i problems and iiei'ds ;ii (lu school are ilim.-iG-scd al these meetings. f!cn. (he higl' scliunl f a m i l y ir.i-els w i t h ihc junior high liicultirs at this t i m e . also. The mam subjivl of these meetings ;s die welfare ot thc students a! '.heir p a r t i c u l a r l e v e l s The I'ea'.'nn Inr meeting w i t h the Hini'ir high is sci thai there call !.'i a sinchwiii?ilKm o! classes ntliTcd al caili junior high, as -.icll ,-i piovidiiig a necessary h a c k g r m i m l i o r lnj;h school class iiltcrmgs. Thus, when sludenls come truin separale junior highs In nr.i 1 Inch M-liniil. !hey h a v e i-iTclvTil abuu! Ihe same I'ducaiio:' in t h a i |xiinl and can lOiiiiuiH 1 as nne bcily. K i ' i i n i m e e t i n g s w i t h t h e j u n i o r high t e a c h e r s a n d discu-sini; Ihe siiiilenls' needs, the t'ac' w a s recognized lhal the schools sViinld nlier more of a "c]K- and sequence" or d e l e i ' i i u n e i i course o f f e r i n g s plan l-'rinn Ihis realization, a c u r r i c u l u m c n m m i l l e e w a s inniK'd In probe deeper into the possibility nf improving lhe course offerings of the secou- d u r y schools in N a m p a . Thecunimillee is euniposed nf t h r e e departim-iil c h a i r m e n I rom each (leparlmen! rein-esenleil by the Ihrcc schools. In oilier wonLs, from llw English d e p a r l m e i i t a l NIIS. a chairman is picked, anil from Ihe Knglish department ai each ol liic junior highs, a chairman is elected, also. Krom these 1 hrec ilpjiiit tmeiil c h a i r m e n , one- is chosen lo be the district coordinator and lhal |X'i'son reprpsenls the ileparlmen! en t h e Dislricl C u r r i c u l u m Comm i t t e e Also on Ihe commit lee are I IIP principals Irom each ol Ihe liccnndari schools. T h e D i s t r i c t C u r n c i i l u i i i ('unimillpc usually meets every oilier Tuesday afleritiiim at Ihe Migrant Kcliicalion Itesmnxe Cenler lo discuss snliji'cls such as Ihe cnordinalinn n( course i i l f p r i n u s . rtii'iided use ol m a t e r i a l s . and recom- mendalioriS (or nca s t a f f nv :k l |;n'tiiH'n; ;((!ciituitts. Mr J u h n i i i e l p i i h u r t ; . cliainnati nf (lie coinimtlce. says the main objectives of the group are: I. To piicoiirapc more slafi invoUemenl in the nfferiilg nf a cimliiiiiiiiis curriculum'. 2 To encourage le.iehers lo evalual'.' their class o f f e r i n g s a n d also t h e i r lechni(|iie of s e l l i n g the message across more ef- tcclively lo Ihe students: :l. To encourage teachers to set down sn'cifk- goals for Iheir classes: then strive lo reach them: I To more «idcly tircnlale materials used in aiding the teacher When askcil if he thought Ihe c u r r i c u l u m c o m m i t t e e w a s a c c o m p l i s h i n g i t s purpose, H i e J e n b n r g replied. "We've dime (juite a w a y s in Ihe Art Keck avid tan hv T A M I H A N S O X a i u l T H . W M H I f l T S One of lhe greatest supporters of Nampa High isn't even a ·Mudcnt. In f a c t , he isn'l a parent of.u student. He's Art Keck, one ollNampa's most avid fans and the winner ol Ihe 197:1-74 "Jock uf- lhe Year" award presented bj(lhe N I I S a t h l e t i c d e p a r t m e n t Horn .luiie 2). 18!)7 in Kock- [ofe;. 111., he graduated from the I'nivcrsity of .Minnesota in 1920 with a major in business anil a minor in languages. He is a vejeran of Ixith World Wars. j:i ISM4 lie married Myrtle Keck ami three years laler they moved to Nampa where he has i:ved ever since Ms. Keck i n u g h t at Nampa High for 14 years Before r e t i r i n g . Keck earned his living by selling shoes for (he Continental Shoe Co. in Minnesota. Nebraska. North and South Dakota. Wyoming. Montana, and Wisconsin. Although he enjoys all sports, he makes golf his particular favorite. He's made five hole-in- ones. He also played ice hockey in his "high school days." He attends nearly nil of Nampa's athletic ovenls arid is a familiar sight al practices Keck enjoys rnL-k music and y o u n g people, d o e s n ' t m i n d house cleaning, and hales to cook. So he goes lo Super Thrift Drug because "it's my favorite place lo car- He belongs lo Hie Veterans of Wurlil War 1 Dai-racks 23'j. Ihe A m e r i c a n Legion I'osl 18. BrcMcininre Country Club, and Ihe Klks. (levelnpmeni ol cui'i'icnhiin." Als ,l«y A r m - I t , d i s t r i c t science cnunlinalnr. was asked Ihe same (picstinti and comm e n t e i l . " I ' v e seen i m - prou'iDenls " Nampa's Dislricl Curriculum Cnnimitlce is federally funded lor u l i a i may be Ihe List year. This year it iwived SfilOO w h i c h goes [or lhe salaries of the d i s l r i c l nmniwalor.s ni Hie group, u-levon in a l i i . The ili.slricl (lavs lor any olhcr ex- lienses t i n t niighl come i:p fiielenhurg .s.iiil (hat the only "jxiwcr" the committee has is in lhe willingness of people, sucli as S u p e r i n t e n d e n t Hex K n g e l k i n g or Ihe N a m p a Kilucalion Associalinti. lo listen IIP (tie suggestions or recommendations Ihe group brings lu'liiio them. The chairman also feels l h a t the curriculum committee is "a way teachers can get Iheir opinions voiced." A l t h o u g h the c u r r i c u l u m ciimniillce is only into its second year uf e x i s t e n c e , s u p e r i n - lendehl K n g e l k i n g has rccogni/cd its vital importance and w i l l not see il abandoned, even if il means that (he district « i l l have to provide the funds lor Us continuation. Tour to Mexico planned yearly; students attend Are you interested in spending 12 days in Mexico this summer? You'll leave Salt Lake City by plane June 16. 1975.'You arrive back aboul II a.m. June 28. The total cost w i l l be S37a but you should have at least S400. When in Mexico, you will visit .Mexico Cily. G u a d a l a j a r a , TladquepacHie and Puebla. You w i l l see Ihe world famous pyramids of thc sun and the moon. Y o u w i l l a t t e n d t h e u n - f o r g e t t a b l e Ballet Kolklorico and go to Chapultepec Palace anil you will even stroll through (he b e a u t i f u l Chapultepec Park in Mexico City. In Tlaquepaque you will sec many interesting arls, such as the impressive glass blowers at w o r k , a n d m a n y d i f f e r e n t pottery factories including Kl Palomar. Many of thc NIIS sludenls who participated in thc Mexico lour x^ IN AM I*A HIGH SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT' The Spollighl is published regularly by the Newspaper Production class o( Nampa High School in cooperation with Ihc Idaho Free Press. Except as otherwise noted. Ihe opinions expressed are those of the author and not necessarily of (lie staff nor the Idaho free Press. Spotlight Staff Editor Robin N«!tinga Anocialt Editors . R«nnat Davit, lot! Fr«emon, Cgktn Riordan Advisor - Goyl* Moore The Idaho Free Press. Tuesday. February 11. IW5- 1 Working teens forget Education first Is there a U.S. food crisis? by I I A H O . V nM'I.KY Nothing is older lhan man's struggle for food. Krom Ihe lime of Ihe early hunter lo when Ihe firsl farmers worked the soil lo grow scrawny grain, m a n has baliled hunger. The Hiblc has many passages on one famine after another. Food was so scarce in ancient Athens lhal visiting ships had lo share the food they had on board with Ihe ci(y. The Romans prayed al Olympus for food. Kvcry generation in medieval Europe has suffered f a m i n e . The poor ale cats, dogs, and the droppings of birds. And when worst came to worst, some mothers ate Iheir children. In our c e n t u r y , extreme hunger drove some of the Soviet population to cannibalism. As late as 19«, floods destroyed so much of liengal's crops lhal deaths from starvation reached up inlo Ihe millions After World War II it sccmccl lhat man was winning his bailie against hunger. There were bumper h a r v e s t s in m a n y nations. Then, in just the past two years. Ibis optimism turned sour as hunger and famine struck hundreds of millions of Ihe world's population in -10 different nations. Almost half a billion of the world's population is suffering from some form of hunger. 10,MO die every week ip Africa, Asia and l.alin America. There are food shortages in the countries of Chad, Gambia, M a l i , M a u r i t a n i a , Senegal. Students explore tunnels Cppcr Volta, Niger, Ethiopia. India. Hanglaclesh and Kaslern B r a z i l . S l i g h t l y less severe shortages are occuring in Honduras, U u r r n a , Burundi, Uivando, Sudan, Yemen, Nepal. Snmilia. Tanzania. Zambia, The Philippines and even Mexico. A survey was taken in Nampa asking lhe following questions: Do you think (here is a world food crisis? The results were 81 pel' cenl yes and 19 per cenl no. Do you think the United Stales has a fnnil crisis? The resulls were 27 per cenl yes anil 73 per cenl no. Do you Ihink (he Uniled Stales will have a food crisis within lhe nexl len years? The resulls were a pessimistic showing of 5!i per cenl yes and -tl per cent no. The average age of Ihe group was 2.5. The problem of food in short supply struck home to Ihe ti I I K C K Y S X Y O K K "I'd estimate righl now lhal over half of lhe sludenls al NHS do have jobs." said Mr. Dale Thornsberry. vice principal. "For mosl of Ihe w o r k i n g sludents. Iheir school work isn't poor. Rui a lot of limes they do put Iheir jobs before school. "Our scheduling system is a factor with this. Since mosl working students get out of school earlier, they work harder and longer al Iheir jobs than al He said sometimes _ . . - come lo him and are quite upset w i t h Hie scheduling because il doesn't work o Hut lhe adminislralio firm because they belie is more important, and "if we ilidn't. we wouldn't be here." "The scheduling system we admmisiraiors realize is poor, which is due lo the fad we don'l h a v e the necessary accorondations for the number of students here al NHS. When we're able lo move into Ihe new- buildings, the scheduling of classes will be much better." commented the vice principal. Thornsberry wenl on to say the fact l h a l s l u d e n l s 'are working they leel is a good excuse for missing school, bul Ihc olficestaff can't excuse their absence. If Iheir parents were lo call and excuse Ihe absence, then il would be excused. -Here at NIIS more girls are working, because Ihere are really more places for them lo ivort. There really aren't lhal many jobs available lor boys, allhough I'd say more boys are looking lor jobs." explained Thornsberry. "Two years ago. I conducted a survey 'on 111 percentage of working sludenls and lound lhat there were aboul 40 per cenl of lhe juniors who worked and CO per c e n l or more w o r k i n g seniors. Mosl sophomores don'l work because ol age and in most cases experience is needed, which they don'l have yet." When asked what advice he would give to students about working. Thornsberry replied. "Sudenis should realize they will be working (rom the lime of graduation until they're G5 or maybe older. I feel they need lhe experience of going lo school, not to only (o learn, bul enjoy all lhe activities there are. I n K I M T A V 1 . 0 U a n i l L.U'KATCNTNC N a m p a High as gone underground! M a n y of Ihe students at Nampa High arc going down under the school lo explore Ihe tunnels. They explore by smoking and drinking. Sometimes the guys Tax exemption idea offered I10ISE (DPI.' ~ House la.v wrilers assigned to a subcommittee for preparation proposals to exempt newspapers and Ihc product ion equipment of broadcasters from Ihe sales t a x . They did so after studying a proposed bill drafted by an in- lerim roinmillee of the last leg- i s l a t u r e w h i c h accomplished both lasks. Hep. I'erry Swisher, D-Poca- lello, urged the commillee lo separate the two questions r a t h - er than pul them inlo the small bill. lake Iheir girls down there. II seems lately there have been rumors about Ihc tunnels under XHS. If you were thinking how neat a place this would he lo e funnels ' broke down by Rupert leaving Ihem slranded there (or 15 hours. In some cases as little as buy food w i t h . "I ale anything 1 could," one student remarked as another said, "I've never realized until now how m a n y food corn- arc on Student snowballs worker Have you noticed some men in TMA caps hard at work? Well if you'reL.dering who they are the logical conclusion is lhal ^ »c construction workers lor Ihe new additions to \ampa 1!i S h Scho0 ' T h c ' l a l l c U P a sewage pipes, electrical wiring, and thc possibility of getting caught. When asked why students were not allowed in the tunnels, Mr. Dale Thornsberry replied. "The tunnels are of no value to Ihe students." Thornshcrry also said that Ihey were' watching the tunnels more closely now since Ihc Lillle Theater was broken into. Chair beds SAX Jl'AX, P.K. (UI'U -- A $500.000 refurbishing program of 120 rooms and suites at I lie Caribe Hilton included new chair lierts which provide ins- uinl convertibility into triple oc- Much work by everyone is surely needed to brighten the future of the world. Scientists are predicting that lhe good weather lhal has been with us in Ihe pasl year has probably come lo an end. m e a n i n g l h a l mankind will find it harder lo grow food. Nature's w - ay of redressing the balance when lhe population exceeds the food supply...unless m a n h i m s e l f does not redress il voluntarily. inccinvicnce to some, it will be well worth Ihe waiting. \Ve can sympathize wilh ihc workers w h e n we see Ihem up lo their knees in mud and w o r k i n g in the cold weather. The head man for the workers is Mr. Dave Allen, an a l u m n i of Nampa High School. He explained lhe blueprints of the school b u i l d i n g s . The m a i n building will be two slorics. The Im'ioni floor will house Ihe library, offices and an elevator. Another building will enlarge Ihe thealei and band room. A new shop building will also be built. When asked aboul the attilude of (he sludeiifs at Nampa High. Allen said only two had proved troublesome. One boy had bent his fence in bul he pul a stop to lhal by "tanning his hide." The other threw a snowball, but unfortunately Allen was unable lo catch him. A few other pranks have been made on thc workers bul no damage has been done. The bad weather has kepi (he contractors from making much progress and this will determine when the new buildings will be completed. , r ...^ ..._._., -- The interim committee want- - . . . Iasl summer commented that iU cd lo exempt newspapers fromfv.. c J}P ai S '· f ormcrlv, folding uwls. was a worthwhile Irip and lhal Ihe sales tax along' w i t h all sup-- rwre tTM'g"l mlo the rooms for it's really worth lhe money. plcmcnls distributed wilh the children under lhe Milton family If yon are interested, contact papers. Swisher indicated he did plan, whereby no additional Mr.'Cordell Cropper. Spanish not like the idea of exempting all charge is made for children instructor. (he supplements. sharing the room wilh parents. Pippitt has weird experience AliT K K C K IS \iiimer uf lle 7:t- one of N a m p a ' s mosl n \ h l f a n s , anil the ; I ".iiick of the Year" a w a r d . "There was alol of clapping from the crowds, although I was wondering w h a t all those old people were Ihinking w i t h Ihose looks on their faces." said Brian P i p p i n , a senior who was c r o w n e d h o m e c o m i n g k i n g during the Jan ID basketball game. IJrian told Growl lie had a w e i r d e x p e r i e n c e . " 1 w a s silling home and a friend came over and told me he thought I was going lo lie c r o w n e d , although 1 had my doubts. So we went lo the high school and on lhe way I made my friend trade Hearing problems DETKOIT (LTD - An estimated live million American youngsters suffer hearing problems Hiat are not delected, according lo Dr. A. Bruce Graham of thc Henry Ford Hospital. Children who seem stupid or retarded al school may simply lie unable lo hear properly. Or. Graham said me pants because m i n e were a l i t t l e g r u b b y . "Then 1 walked in (he gym. The bleachers staricd to sway ami i saw faces. Then suddenly my name was announced and I ·walked out on the floor. At thai lime I heard aim of my friends clapping for me bul only on ONK side of the gym." Brian continued. "Al that lime I wished I had shaved my hair off on top of my head, (hen worn a hat and as I w e n t duwn. taken off my h a t and lei Ihe old folks i;el a shine off of me!" When asked w h a t he thought about school, Brian replied it's not a hart place to be. He even plans on coming back nf.vl year In pick up another lour or five credits. When askeil what lie thought a b o u t s k i p p i n g school, he commented. "There arc some days ivl-.on it's sunny unt and a lot of excitement is in Ihe air and you've just got (o get oul, hut lion'l make il a hahil!" lie also enjoys relaxing on his wcck-endsandsocializing with a favorite teacher at (he Anvil. Sports he enjoys arc s n o w m o h i l i n g , f o o t b a l l a n d basketball. Hrian coached the "freaks" intramural basketball t e a m . He summed up his leam's performance by saying, "If Iliey would have quit getting high before the game and gotten there on lime, we would have heen thc champs!" Brian was born in N a m p a and has lived here all of his life. A f t e r school he plans lo travel through Canada and Alaska. Hrian has an inlereslinging witlook on life He Feels Ihere is nnl much else lo ilo hill hang around and cruise main, lie also coiumenlcd. "We need sunshine, a lol nf il." .NAMPA l i K . I I SCHOOL'S new Mass Mnli;i building is well underway. A new shop fulfilling is uiulcr construction, also, al Ikie Soulh cud of the campus. Construction on i.hose hr,;aii Nov. 13, Shoplifting occurs in Nampa Valentine presents never grow old In P A M K A C I . K H Dear Diary, ft is Keb. 7. '2001 and I'm confused. I need lo figure nut what I'm going lo send my girl f r i e n d Ihis Valentine's Day. Last year 1 gave her n f l y i n g car shaped like a heart and. of course, il was a brilliant r e d . She loved it. hut it really emptied my pocket Afler all. il cost li.fjCflkillon dollars and I only get .VOOO a week for allowance. Then for Christmas I gave her a f u l l y automatic 7.00 She had In Kel rid of il because (he lime the generator blew onl lhe smell was a w f u l ! .U'er all i h a i . what can I gei [ o f S a n t a n a ( m y g i r l ) f o r Valentine's Day this year? She's gof everything a fun-loving jet- set girt could w a n t . She even has her own private home on (he Moon Riviera. Well. I'll sleep on il tonight and see w h a l f come up w i t h . F K B . 9 i didn't w r i t e a n y t h i n g yesterday because, frankly, I was just loo depressed to do anything. Nothing at all came lo mind aboul Valentine's Day. And then today came along. I gol oul of bed sliil icehng rollen ' a n d turned on my televised history icsson. You wouldn't believe wliui il was about! You give up 1 OK! il was on Valentine's Day in t h e year I975. You can't imagine what a boy gave his girlfriend then t.'sirally only a simple piece of paper with a verse on it and a box of candy in a heart-shaped box. Il is t e r r i b l y s i m p l e t o n h u t I ' m desperate, so I ' l l try il n-:ii. n I hod to h u n t through 200 museum tapes before I found an old Valentine card. H was worth il. though, because i t ' s really kind n! " f a r - n i l ' " as ihey would have saitt in 1975. The box nf candy I had lo have custom-made because you just don't find thai type of t h i n g in t fond machine. A n y w a y . I s e n t t h e m lo Santa'na today and I'll tell you Ihe results tomorrow. K K I i . IS vVnw, d i a r y you won'! believe w h a l happened'! Santana flipped out w h e n she saw her Valentine. She thought il was (he most o r i g i n a l g i f t s h e h a d ever rccmtil So. lhe guys back there in l!)7S really mils' h a v e had someihing going (nr them Anil I enjoyed this nostalgic view of Valent i n o ' s Da;, K I M . Valentine letter reveals present for boyfriend Dear Kriilnr: I jusl have lo lell someone i could t r u s t to keep a secret, so I'm telling the GKOWL Guess what I'm going lo give my boyfriend, Horace for Valentine's Day! I'm jiving him my pel f r o g . Mclvin. Last year I gave him a baby vampire bat -il was so cut'- 1 ' Horace hasn't asked me out since but I'm sure he slill loves me. Sincerely. " H e a l r i c e U u m g a r n d n e r " Dernie Geoffnon played 14 seasons for (he M o n t r e a l Canadiens and in that lime ihc C a n . t d i e n s w o n s i x Stanley Cup championships. B R I A N I'll'IMT A.N'I) Martha Taylor were crowned homecoming k i n g nral ipn-en during Kulldog week, January )iv L . U I H Y A X T K L L ami I H m v U N I i H D A M K S The city of Nampa has a m o d e r a t e s h o p l i f t i n g r a t e . There are aboul (wo lo three people a week and app r o x i m a t e l y 15H per year caught. Ciirls are a l l r a c l c d lo cosmetics anil clothes. The guys are l o o k i n g for tools and maga/ines. The reasons for Ihis are not really known, but thought lo to money needs or jusl plain kicks. High school students form the m a j o r i t y of Ihose apprehended. This age bracket is la to 18. When ihc goods are lifted. Ihe stores must raise the prices lo keep from going bankrupt. They must raise Iheir prices about sic per cenl of Ihe price of Ibc items t a k e n . "Shrinkage" is the retailers' accounting lerm for the difference between Ihe value of thc merchandise they have on their shelves and what -Ihe books say 'hey should have. W h a t shrinkage represents in p l a i n words, of course, is sleahng by shoplifters and Ihe merchants own employes. ,n problem lhal has grown io huge proportions in recent years U.S. retailers now lose $4.8 billion worth nf goods a year (o (he thieves, the N a t i o n a l Ifelailcrs Merchants Association estimates In fact, thieves lake more in a year's lime (han the amount of (he net profits [or many hue-margin super- m a r k e t s . U n f o r t u n a t e l y , t h e (rend shows no sign of .tiialing. a b a t i n g . Supermarket managers have noticed a marked increase in shoplifling in Ihe wake of s o a r i n g fond prices. And Montgomery Wards i Company expects l h a l nearly 40.000 shoplifters will be apprehanded in its stores this year. 15 per cenl more lhan last year. There are no set characteristics lo describe a shoplifter. They range f r o m lilllc old kleptomaniacs to teen-agers oul on a dare lint the most damage is done by insiders. It's estimated thai fully 75 per cenl ol all losses are cine to slealing by business employes. Each y e a r , (or i n s t a n c e , hotels. r e s t a u r a n t s , and hospitals are picked over for S2 billion or more worth of food, liquor, silverware and Ihe like, most of il t a k e n by employes. As the p i l f e r a g e has i n creased, so have efforts by the m e r c h a n t s lo do s o m e t h i n g about i t . Many companies t h i n k one answer is lo prosecute more offenders and let cusiomers and employes know about il. Boston's Jordon Marsh, for one. says t h a i store apprehended nine per cenl more shoplifters last year than in the previous one and that the city pressed charges in !W per cent nf the cases. To help catch the lliicves. retailers are rigging new alarm systems, hiring more security people, and installing more two- way mirrors and closed-circuit television systems. Many companies resort to lie- detector tests lo keep employes honesi. Al least one department store has hired a reformed shoplifter as a "consultant" w i t h "fantastic" results. Thc popular alarm systems usually involve magncdzcd or electronically sensitive lags lhat are attached (o merchandise. The lags are removed by the clerk when Ihc item is sold, bul if someone tries to carry an article oul of the store with thc lag still on. an alarm sounds. ; A St. Louis area discount store monitors iis entire operation w i t h 10 c l o s e - c i r c u i t e d T.V. cameras which can be zoomed . in on an area where trouble is : suspected The a d v e n t of e l a b o r a t e electronic gear doesn't prevent retailers from adopting less subtle means lo foil thieves. Some stores now chain coats to coal racks. Many slores are also trying p u b l i c i t y as a prevenla'livc measure Philadelphia relailers gol together for a joint advertising campaign, poinling out t h a t " s h o p l i f t e r s lake e v e r y b o d y ' s money." Olhers itnd Iheir employes i n l o the schools lo l e c t u r e on the seriousness and t h e c o n sequences of shoplifling. "We've l o u n d l h a l m a n y sludenls had no idea of a store's losses as a result of shoplifling," says Jordan Marsh's security chief Jack Hayes. S l u d e n l s c o n s i d e r e d shoplifling a minor incident in which no one was h u r t . The m a j o r i t y of them were also under lhe impression lhal if captured they would be lectured and released. When caught, shoplifters usually act innocent, hoping for sympathy from the police. Girls cry alol. Guys act cool unlil they are away from Iheir friends arid down at lhe station. These shopliflers are subject lo fines and possibly jail sentences. Thc possible consequences in Idaho are a tioo fine, plus item,prlce. and ap- proximalely six months in jail,

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