Rocky Mount Telegram from Rocky Mount, North Carolina on November 7, 1992 · 13
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Rocky Mount Telegram from Rocky Mount, North Carolina · 13

Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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Saturday, November 7, 1992
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IN TOUCH Tat Saturday TatefTaia Saturday, Navambcr 7, 1992 13 1 .H 'mt'mmm Political visit M. B. Hubbard's Ihird- and fourth-grad A.G. students n-Joyed a vis from some) local poBttcal leaders. Pictured or N.C. representative Ed McGee), Ms grandson Chance McGoo, teacher Rosaryn Gragg, Cly Councilman James Hubbard and his grandson Nick Washburn. The students got vory involved in the) presentation and discussion on local and state) govornrnont. WESQ9Q9FM NORTH CAROLINA WESLEYAN COLLEGE J WESQ brings WPR to immediate area North Carolina Wedem College's radio station, WESQ, is now ofering National Public Radio fNPR) broadcasting for its Hsten--ing audience. rTe are very pleased to be able to offer NPR programming to Rocky Mount for the first time," said Jerry Glass, WESQ station manager. "We look forward to expanding our services to the community in the near future." x rr Words about fishffo are hidden in the block betow. SOME WORDS ARE HIDDEN BACKWARD AND DIAGONALLY. See if you can find: ANGLER, ROD, REEL, POLE, LINE, BAIT, LURE, TACKLE. BOAT, BOBBER, SINKER, HOOK. WORM, CAST, FLY, KNOT, LICENSE, LIMIT, STRINGER, FRESH, SALT, WATER. E S N E (7 IMMtlHj) A B M L I N W B O A G O W A T L R Z A K EMDOR R I HOO LEE K E L R K Positivoly serious Dr. Lm Gamer Is "posOvery serious" as he compews data following morning sessions of she) sUndness-Educarton SummB hosted recently by the NoshBocky Mount Schools and the Rocky Mount Ansa Chamber of Cornrnerce. The) 161 par-ncspanrs represented more man 60 area businesses as wel as the system's 26 schools. NashRocky AO 2S tcheels to the Nash Hecty kUot system will be farruV mg the public to 'Take A New Look" during Americaa Education Week. Persons may call the schools to make reservations far the school tours. "We're a new system and we bops people in our community will want Is take a new kwk. We espedaOv wish to invite those pecpte who have not been hi ear schools several years", said Lata Chases, Community Relations Dractnr. "We extend a special htviUtioa to residents ia school seighborhoeds aad to se-tkat otisa groups who would hke Is participate ia this eefcfaratioa. The aujortty ef school tears are scheduled (rem IS-11 sjb ea Tuesday. Nov. 17. Tears ef Ksh r Wilson & OFF. (919) Trr .r.nrDEvmi.aootTwv I 172$, id 74 W ' 4 r 4 ' ConHMM pMo WESQ airs "AH Things Considered" from 5-4:30 p.m. and "Morning Edition" from M ajn. weekdays. This special programming is made possible dt a special arrangement with NPR radio station WTEB in New Bern. WESQ M.I FM extends its broadcasts to Rocky Mount, Wilson, Tarboro, Greenville, Spring Hope. Hobgood, parts of Raleigh and the surrounding area. a-...... TRY N riniriu find C I L A N E Y T C L E R I E W M N F I K O T F F R S E T S R H J P N O G L E E R X F B Q O S B D B N ES R A J L S T IJST C A T P R- R E U Mount Schools to Talce A New Look' Central Junior High, Souther Nash Junior aad Southera Nash Sr. High School are slated from ld-11 a.m. ea Wednesday, Nov. 11. Americaa Education Week has been celebrsted sisce till. SbfKi select week Is promote public education and to eete-. brate the privilege ef Irving ia a country that strives to educate aO of its cauoren. The special vance sponsored by a ef It aatiaeal esse EStleaal organisations. JaBe Bae'iteiH, saaaager ef ewtreach servkee at BeCy ESI Mesial Beth fterricee, wtf present a seminar for perents at Martia Middle School Monday evening. The seminar, '"Uvfcf with a child with a disability. wQ be Watson 937-6500 urn ffoir Eddls, Binistiractoirs Participants speak out about their grants From its inception the Twin County Education Foundation has worked to give teachers and students an extra shot at making , their dreams real in the By funding creative and innovative grant requests written by local teachers, the Foundation has ignited the spark of learning in classrooms m Nash and Edgecombe Counties. As the request for grants have increased, supporters have seen this unique program, "Excellence in Education," reach more students every year. This year the Foundation exper ienced another increase as 250 teachers applied for grants, up -Jrom the last year's 206 applications. Previous grant winning teachers and students have much to say . about the program and its rewards: Bex It Up and Discover Pregrani "Our Box It Up and Discover Program' provides a variety of materials for creative, hands-on experiences that help children grasp a better understanding of Lie science. Our five resources boxes, which focus on animals, plants, weather, energy and matter, are available to our teachers - as they structure activities in our ' second grade science curriculum. We appreciate the community support that helps teachers generate active, self-directed learning and higher level thinking skm" Ennis Wooten, Johnson Elementary school . : Micreconlpflter-Basee' Laboratory Project "Last year the grant provided a computer and scientific interfacing mat helps my chemistry students accurately measure add levels of chemicals and measure temperatures of chemical reactions. Not only are my students using state-of-the-art equipment, they are also becoming Uterate and experienced in using computers. I can't say enough about the Twin County Education Foundation." Fanette H. Entxminger, Tarboro High School The flftMVt and Basic anna "Clank literature Is now an exdttng part of the reading curri-culum of my TowieveT and 'reluctant' readers. My students see and hear the classics through Cuyler Best receives Southern Nash Sr. High School agriculture instructor wilTaccept the 1992 Outstanding Service Citation Award in St Louis. Cuyler Best, agriculture teacher at Southern Nash Sr. High School, will travel to St Louis b December to accept the Its Outstanding Service Citation Award from the National Vocational Agriculture Teachers' Association. NVATA's membership hv dudcs more than 7,000 teachers, state supervisors, and teacher educators. Best's cofributions to agricultural education at the school, regional, state, and national level during 30 years of service to Nash County Schools and now to Nash Rocky Mount Schools are the significant benchmarks of his teach- Bg career and merit this singular raegnmon by ms held from ?4:90 sun. and is free ef charge. For more information, call MU DtCXXXB MMffl WurBtief 00 k v JO Cal 444191 ll fel HUJOepUZA d e a red cnoss yo iy riTccn sound fUmstrips that parallel the abridged text-an approach that maintains a high level of interest and involvement Thank you Twin County Education Foundation." "I love teaching reading through Big Books! Student enthusiasm for reading has increased since our Big Books arrived. The students are immersed in literature and are eageriy reading and responding to the books through actions, songs, choral readings, and innovative stories." ' Clara Phillips, Carver School From literature to literacy , "This project not only encour- ages sixth- and seventh-grade students to read the special literature but also helps students fed successful in the area of reading. , rTbe project also included a group activity where third graders from , Baskerville were tutored by the students from Parker. I wish everyone who has even so generously to the Foundation could see the interaction of these twf groups of students." Kay Brindrim, Parker Middle School Lela Chesson, Community Schools Director Toy Leading Library "Childhood is a time to learn, grow, and play. But for the hand-' (capped children at Bridgers School, playing with simple toys can be a frustrattagcrperience. Using funds from a TCEF grant, teachers and parents of disabled children have selected and adapted toys for use by these special chudren. The toys are housed in a Lending library at tbe school." Diane C LeFiles, Community Schools Coordinator Nataral Habitats "Students, staff, and community volunteers transformed an unused area into a natural habitat complete with nature paths, rain guage, breeding pooL terra cotta thermometer, bird houses and feeders, our purpose m u oa lop an outdoor classroom for sd-eriuflc inquiry and observation. Thanks, Twin County Education Foundation for touching ISO hves in such a positive way . The values He has been s load, federation, and district Future Farmers of . America advisor and has directed . numerous district FFA rallies ; and leadership workshops. Be has hosted and taught agricultural education workshops and helped,' to develop tbe state course curriculum in agricultural education. He has served en the FFA state board ef directors and the state FFA Cams Committee Be is chairman the vocational education department at Southera Nash and is a stadsat teacher supervisor. Best is pest president sad vice resident of the North Carolina Vocational Agriculture Teachers' Assodattan and former chairmaa of that orgaiuxation's newsletter and Program of Work. Be is a Erfneatlee Soeeiallst Tarn I Vaughn at Pathwsys Child k Adolescent Treatment Program at sifter 443411S er M0OU)t. BUSmill POflUS, mc C FEDERAL SOUAPC. auTTC m P.O. DRAWER SSS7 ftOOOr MOUNT. NC f7S02-2Sr PHore(rnses-ioMeToarREE: (sots ess-saa FAX BUB) 086-1300 RENT TO OWN A Baldwin Ueed Ptenoe iajs raie-r Allonth f --r bvsuOeeTwitng 1, ill r - J iHinilliilliiilllllllllV and concepts leaned from this experience will be remembered for a lifetime by all those who participated." Dorrie Wright, Nashville Elementary School New Achievements Through Enrichments "Our grant provided the initial funding for a school-wide enrichment program. Program goals include assisting economically disadvantaged students, as well as Improving all student test scores and daily attendance, The seven-period day allows students to select a guided session or mini-enrichment class. Student response has been extremely positive and the program is meeting its goals as a result of the grant money received. lOdom, southwest Edge- combe High School Careen la Art "Our project allowed students to work on a professional level-to have a concept in mind, to carry it through and to see final products such as note cards and posters. Our trip to Halifax Tech also provided students the opportunity to explore various vocational aspects of art As a result of this study, several students are seriously considering careers in commercial design and computer graphic art We are grateful for the special fundingfrom the Twin County Education Foundation." Karen Thompson, Rocky Mount Senior High Papeete Have Magkal Powers' "With Twin County Education Foundation grant money third graders are changing socks into puppets through which they can experience the magic of self-expression. Utilizing puppetry helps children exercise creative thinking skills. Students write scripts, make puppets, build props and theaters and present their stories to other classes and to their parent.' The project ea couraged writing and helped some shy students become more self-confident." Joyce Dilda, Coopers Elementary School national recognition member of the NashRocky Mount Vocational Association, the North Carolina Association of Educators, and the National Education Association, Be has received tbe NVATA Professional State Association Award, the Teacher ef Teachers JCPenney GOLDEN EAST CROSSING Supporting Education A JPiTtTt SSJ" L!zstcr A. nicks Children knprovt Vaur ChBdren hi These Arsesc lacttftatatctaree 4 Hates Seta Daa Don BuIIucJc ChwYrolet Is proud to furnish Driver Education vehldes to locaJ schools. Don BuKuck ChevToief LA A Carolyn Adams Middlesex School: Middlesex Elementary Courses: Kindergarten Colleges: Greensboro College Special notes: Wellness Program chairman School Climate co-chalr Harold Coo ley Library Committee Past Morehead Committee member Nashville United Methodist Church member Philosophy: "As a teacher I em prlvlledged to be entrusted with en aspects of nurturing our young people; therefore, during these most Impressionable and formative years of learning, our programs are designed so children can learn en varied end constructive levels. Children have the opportunity to grow socially and emotionally through positive Interaction with other children adults and professionals. School should provide opportunities for children to experiment, explore, create and solve problems.'' T I tbe board ef eTrsctors, and proa ram chairmaa for the Coopers Rurttaa Chih. According to principal Jerry CongjetonTMr. Wi teacbin and ais program are a source ef pride for aaof us bare at Southern Nash Sr. High." LOSE WEIGHT NOW. ASK ME HOW. CAROL HAiaUDM CALL 443-5400 Dieto GREAT Center rates smsAjNsrravt. (Aeroee ISSMItellilMffllf CaB For FREE Trial Lttson 937-8264 TaTrytown IU9 tkwx Axoirr Yona exact Hwy.30m Rocsry iow tT75S

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