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^^ _ Garden City Telegram Friday, November 11,1977 Page 7 School Board Okays Revised In-District Transfer Policy A 'revised policy on transfers within the district has been approved by the Unified School District 457 Board of Education. The new policy says all transfer applications must be submitted by August l. Students new to the district will be given 10 days after the first day of attendance to make transfer applications. This is the policy. "There are times when families in the district find a need to transfer their children from one attendance center to another for reasons other than change of address. Since the Board of Education desires to serve the patrons of the district in the best manner possible, all transfers will be permitted in the order of the priorities stated below until established transfer numbers are reached in the desired schools. "All transfer applications must be submitted by August GARDEN CITY AREA PRIVATE CLUBS Entertainment Schedule Saturday, November 12 For Members .. Guests Only AMERICAN LEGION Fri. .. Sat. MUSIC MACHINE EAGLES LODGE Sat.—THE FUGITIVES Gram Bin Supper Club LIVE ENTERTAINMENT6 NIGHTS A WEEK! "TALISMEN" No Cover Charge Credit Cards Accepted CORRAL CLUB Every Wed. — CONTINENTALS Fri. & Sat.—GEORGE KENT & JENA ST. JON Kitchen Now Open THE ELKS Dining Room Open Thurs.—Mexican Food Fri.—Sea-food Specials Sat.—JS& THE BACKS MINI CLUB Hours: Thurs. & Sat. 5-3; Tues. Wed. Fri & Sun. 5-12 Thurs-Long Tall Texan's MUSIC MACHINE I Thurs.—Tricycle Race Juke Box Dancing Kitchen Open 6:00 -1:00 W. Highway 50 Sat—LOLA & THE COUNTRY 5 WITCHES & BREW Every Wed., Fri., Sat. Nile DISCO No Cover Charge. MOOSE Sat. —JACK PEPPER Sun.—Work Day Happy Hour Daily 5:30 - 6:30 1st. Any student new to the district will be granted 10 days after the first day of attendance to make transfer application. Any transfer application received after August 1st which does not specifically meet the physical handicap or psychological criteria will be denied. "Parents requesting transfer will provide any necessary transportation for their children. "Since the district en courages the continuance of rural attendance centers, and since the enrollments at Friend and Theoni have continued below optimum level, only those transfer requests of a very unusual nature will be considered from these two schools, and these will be reviewed on an individual basis. Transfer requests from other rural school attendance centers will be received and considered for possible approval unless the transfer would alarmingly decrease the class size. "As transfer requests in grades K through 9 from schools other than those stated above are reviewed, consideration will be given in the following order. "1. The physically handicapped and those recommended for psychological reasons have first priority. A written recommendation from the school psychologist or a licensed physician will usually be required before the request is considered. ' "2. All other transfer reasons may be considered after the above cases have By SHANE DECKER THE MEDITERRANEAN MOOD is gaining widespread favor among lomeowners and interior decorators, with the major urniture manufacturers quick to answer their demands. Owing its origins to the massive grandeur and rich artistry of Furnishings found in Spanish and Italian castles of the 17th and 18th centuries, this Mediterranean style is bold and dramatic, and it lends itself to use in the most contemporary setting or a traditional one. Pieces tend to be. large, especially the' beautiful storage, .units. Woods'are usually finished in rich browns (pecan is a favorite wood). With emphasis on detailing in doors and framing. Wrought iron is frequently used, reflecting the Spanish influence, as well as brass. Mediterranean welcomes strong colors, from bole greens and blues to the hot yellows, oranges and reds of sunny Spain. You'll find this mood interpreted by leading designers and furniture manufacturers in our showroom. Whatever the decorating mood you favor, stop in and see our selec tion. Gamaliel's 972 JAG CONSTRUCTION CO., INC. 323 South Main Garden City 276-8409 1 been handled and may be approved provided these transfers do not adversely affect racial balance between and among schools. "Regardless of the above priorities, a family which plans to move after school may enroll their child in the school where they will be residing provided that the family can show adequate proof of the intent to move and this move will not have serious effect on the enrollment size of the new school. "If a principal finds a need to reduce class size, and with the principal's urging parents agree to have their child attend another school where adequate space exists, the transfer may be granted with due consideration for racial balance among schools. Unless otherwise agreed in writing, transporation to the new school will be the responsibility of the family. "Should the parents of a student move during the school year to a different attendance area, the student may be permitted to continue in the same school for the remainder of the year provided the student has attended school for at least nien weeks and the parent assumes responsibility for transportation." In a rule to accompany the policy, the board lists maximum classroom sizes, and in capital letters, says they are "for transfer purposes only." Those are 22 for kindergarten, first and second grade; 24 for grades three and four; and 26 for grades five and six. "It should be understood that class sizes may exceed the above numbers in the normal operation of an elementary school," the board says. "When students move into an attendance area they will be received by the school in that area, and as class size reaches an unmanageable number, each situation will be considered on an individual basis," the rule reads. Transfer requests will be considered by the director of instruction and principals from schools involved in the request. 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(AP) —The legislature's interim committee on assessment and taxation endorsed Wednesday a proposal to eliminate the present system for distributing money from three funds to local units of government The panA recommended a new system which would take the same amount of money that has been going to the cities, counties and townships and distribute it under a new formula which would mean more money for the more populous areas. The committee's staff estimates that the 27 more populous counties in the state would get more money, while the other 78 counties would be guaranteed the same amount as they got in fiscal year 1977, even though they would really be entitled to less under the new formula. Under the new distribution formula, and using the Enid Farmers Join Strike i ENID, Okla. (AP) — AWit •500 farmers from northwest Oklahoma gave leaders of the American Agricultural Movement a vote of support Thursday night for their threatened nationwide farmers strike. During the meeting, those in attendance were asked to stand if they would support the threatened farmers strike. Virtually everyone in the audience stood up. George "Junior" Camilli of Felt, Okla., told the Oklahoma farmers: "There is no way I can help you, but you can help yourselves." "Individual farmers are going to have to join together for a common cause and we certainly have thai common cause — low prices for our farm products," he said. Camilli asked the farmers how many felt they were self- employed and nearly everyone raised their hand. '.'Wrong," Camilli said. "We're supporting ourselves and 56 other people. "Those 56 other people tell us how to use our land, our capital, then plant and raise the food, and when it's harvested, they want to decide what we will be paid for it," he said. amount of money distributed in the funds in fiscal 1977, Wyandotte County would get $80,804 more, Shawnee would get $67,717 more, Sedgwick $59,947 more and Johnson $33,180 more. Other increased amounts include Leavenworth County $28,524,Crawford $17,972, Saline $15,955, Montgomery $15,665, Riley $15,572, Geary $11,190 and Douglas $9,338. On the other end, without the "grandfather clause" to assure them the same amounts as they got last year, the big losers would be Stevens County, down $31,475, Grant down $26,958, Linn down $23,372, Kearny down $18,157 and Morton down $14,310. To assure that no county had to lake a cut from what it got Blazes Gut Concrete Firm SALINA, Kan. (AP) — A fire at the offices of the Concrete and Supply Inc., in Salina was brought under control early today by the Salina Fire Department and anolher rural dislrict. The extent of the damage was not known immediately, but within an hour after the blaze was reported one of two office facilities on a several- acre tract had been gutted. No injuries were reported. The location of Ihe firm, just northwest of the Salina city limils, made il necessary for three Salina fire Irucks to make repeated trips lo the cily 10 bring in water to fight the fire. The blaze was reported by a Saline Counly patrolman on routine patrol shortly after 8 p.m. HEARING AID SERVICE CENTER Garden City Wheat Lands Motel Tuesday, November 15 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 Noon BElTONE HEARING AID SERVICE 216 East 1st Wichita, Kansas 67201 SCHOOL MENUS Available Daily: Chef Salads—Junior High Menu Choice at Senior High Monday, November 14—Sloppy Joe, peas & carrots, celery stick, orange wedges, cookie, milk. Tuesday, November 15—Tostado w/lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, tater tots, gelatin cubes, donut, milk. Wednesday, November 16—Chicken in gravy, mashed potatoes, broccoli in cheese sauce, sliced peaches, caramel peanut butter roll, milk. Thursday, November 17—Pizza, jacketed potato wedges, tossed salad, rosy applesauce, marble cake, milk. Friday, November 18—Fish 'n chips, ranchero beans, orange slush, fruit kitchen, milk. ST. MARY SCHOOL MENU Monday, November 14—Hamburger on bun, onion rings, tossed salad, peaches, milk. Tuesday, November 15—Sausage pizza, jello salad, mixed vegetables, cookies, milk.: Wednesday, November 16—Orange juice, chicken & noodles, peas, jello salad, hot roll w/peanut butter, peaches, milk. Thursday, November 17—Hot dogs, trench fries, mixed vegetables, cookies, pears, milk. Friday, November 18—Meat loaf, oven fried potatoes, tossed salad, hot roll, apricot cobbler, milk. ST.. DOMINIC SCHOOL MENU Monday, November 14—Sloppy joes, potato chips, peas, fruit cocktail, milk. Tuesday, November 15—Chili with crackers, relishes, apple crisp, milk. Wednesday, November 16—Beef & noodles, wax beans, cabbage slaw, hot'rolls, pears, milk. Thursday, November 17—Porcupine meat balls, corn, lime jello salad, accordian bread, cookies, milk. Friday, November 18—Scalloped potatoes w/bologna, deviled egg, green beans, kplache, pineapple ring, milk. last fiscal year, the committee recommended the Legislature appropriate an extra half million dollars to establish a floor for those counties meaning they would get at least what they got last year. The state now distributes 25 percent of the cigarette tax, 60 percent of the liquor enforcement tax and 4.5 percent of the sales and use tax to local units of government, each under a different formula. This amounted to $25.5 million in fiscal year 1977, and is estimated to be nearly $28 million in the current fiscal year. Those figures amount to about 8 percent of the total sales and use tax collections in the state. What the committtee recommended is that instead of distributing each of those funds separately, the state put all the money 'in the state general fund, then take 8 per cent of it and distribute it to the cities and counties on the basis of 75 percent for population and 25 percent for assessed valuation. The panel also gave final approval to its report to the 1978 session, which includes a recommendation for a constitutional amendment to eliminate the merchants, manufacturers and livestock inventory taxes. The committee also has endorsed a bill which would abolish the personal property lax on automobiles in dealers' inventories and replace it with . a simpler $5 per vehicle stamp 'tax. BUY NOW...AND REDUCE YOUR 1977 INCOME TAX by taking advantage of Investment Tax Credit and Depreciation Allowance. Buying or leasing a new Ford tractor now, before the end of 1977, can mean substantial cash benefits to you through reduced tax liability, plus you'll have new equipment now 40 increase productivity. At the 10' i rate, the investment tax credit on a $20,000 tractor would be $2.000, a net reduction from your tax, not merely a reduction of taxable income. Using the additional 20'; first-year depreciation allowance option, you can save even more. To determine the tax effect of a 1977 purchase or lease of a Ford tractor in your particular situation, consult your tax advisor. We can give you details on eligible implements, financing and trade-in allowance. REMEMBER...BUYING NOW IS SPENDING TO SAVE.' MERRILL IMPLEMENT Tractors Equipment Highway 50 West Garden City, Kansas YOU ASK FOR IT! Individuals and families who are shopping for a new 1977 or 1978 model car asked us to extend our October offering of lower interest rates on new car purchases and the free 10 gallons of gas to give them more time to look around. We will extend this special deal until November 15, 1977 as a service to our owner-members and to all of you who want to take advantage of this savings. When you find the car you want to buy, come to us and let us tell you about our LOWER INTEREST RATES ON NEW CAR LOANS. You'll be impressed with the savings we can offer. -FREE For every new car LOWER INTEREST LOAN we write, we present a certificate for 10 gallons of gas to be redeemed at a Garden City Service Station. How about it. . .lower interest and free gas... isn't that a deal worth looking into? Golden Plains Credit Union ! Phone 276-7655 GvdMCtty 1714E.KmnAvt.