Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on June 16, 1960 · Page 9
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 9

Alton, Illinois
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Thursday, June 16, 1960
Page 9
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THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 1900 ALTON EVENING TELEGRAPH Hardin Donates 1393. To Cancer Society HARDIN — Jerry Corbett. county chairman of the I960 drive of Calhoun County Chapter of the American Cancer Society, has announced the completion of the Hardin drive, with total donation of Durr, Miss Jearwtte BfzallUon, Mrs. Joe Hurley, Mrs. Charles Wieneke, Mrs. Robert Lorsbtch, Mrs. Paul Hanksi Mr*. Ralph Godar, Mrs. Russell Godar, Mrs. Raphael Bphrens, Mrs. L. V. Kinser, Mrs. E. C. Baker. Mrs. E. C. Lawrence. Mrs. James McDonald. Mrs. James Ringhausen. Mrs. Harold Npstrick. Mrs. Gene Simon. Mrs. Forrpst Peterson. Mrs. Paul Lors- The following volunteers assisted In the Hardin drive: Mrs. Paul School Board Is Studying Several Solutions to Enrollment Problem ijr »MWIft 0. The Alton school board, facing constantly mounting enrollment, la currently studying all possible __ means of solving the problem. So- "Tel7gr^rT¥ant Ads "Click." i !ut ' ons setm j° * ^J 1 *™ 11 ^ "* pensive, or educationally Ill-advis- Remember Father This Sunday for Rich Itoufy and Shotr Luxury** Yev've Ntvtr Seen Tholr Iqual — TABLE LIGHTERS T»« Disikietivt Jtwtlry Ugbttr with "Torqtit 'THE CYNTHIAN" ,,,,,.. NEVER MfSSES... LIGHTS tVEKY TIMtl (Illuilraltd) Heavy tilverplol* •* •om»nf, ontiqut ftnlth. Satin flniih tllv»rploted bat*. Illuitrolcrf) Sam* « cbovc, bai«. We Give EAGLE STAMPS 314 lelle Irthltt Cilikri Llfhltri M »5 K t17«.N Downtown Alton—Wilshiro Villap, East Alton FATHER'S DAY SUNDAY glvt) Hie) gift that g-i-v-t-s I lb«Jr that's reo//y cfiW«rt>nt i Mm • thrill of pltMura. Surprise Mm wHfc a Plonwr Stratohway* toll _ Pine for action, great for r*l»xin'— fcond, twitt or .stoop with aasa. Every Pioneer ftrotthway bott has that hid- (kw aprtno-aotion wWoh tote tha buflWil iBoh.f hat mtkei it aveiy Maa of lha. perfect praaantl •M »•«*•«, *2 tO *10 Other Pioneer Leather Gifts $3.50 to $15.00 STETSON STRAWS 61ft Ctrtificite for the Undecided. TH» ACAPULCO CfcMid40ol oomfort md wsured wnartnew art yourt in tbjt remit straw—weighing mere ounces more than nothing at all! A< styled by Stetson, it features a raven black brim with a contrasting S-ton«d •own. The swagger puggree band is adorMd with a distinctive medallion. Stop in and sto what it does for you. •6.95 QUALITY STORfS ed. or illegal. An expensive solution to the problem Is to engage in an almost constant building program and furnish new classrooms as quickly as students arrive on the scene to fill them. But the current rate of increase in the school district is approximately 300 students a year, enough to fill an elementary school. To keep classroom space up to enrollment by this means would require building a new elementary school a year and, in due time. providing junior high and high school facilities for these students when they reach those levels. No end to the enrollment increase is in sight. By studying records of births in local hospitals. school authorities can accurately forecast enrollments six years ahead. And current birth records Indicate that the first grade enrollment in 1966 will be as much greater than the 1960 first grade class as this year's was greater summer <n»rt*r could b* reptoewl from among vacationing teachers In neighboring districts. Air Condlttonltii Another Item of expense <vou!d be alr-condltlotling the buildings, Johnson believes. He says that neither teachers nor students can do acceptable work during the hottest summer days without air conditioned classi-ooms. But proponents of the plan feel that the economical operation of using the school buildings throughout the year would more than compensate for expenses involved. The system would not result in students graduating any earlier than under the present setup. But legal difficulties also arise on the quarters system. Under current state law. state financial aid would be cut drastically if Alton used the quarters system. State aid Is based on average daily en dents. AH of which mean* that residents of the Alton school district, who are expected to vote on a school con- 'structIon bond issue within the year, may soon also be called on to vote on Increasing the maximum tax rate In the school district to provide teachers for the enrollment Increase which makes tho new building (or one of the othei plans above) necessary. Manager Named For Record Hop At Bunker Hilt Two Recitals Scheduled At Jersey JERSEYVILLE - A stTfcs or five recitals will DP held at the First Methodist Church in the near future by the Rlnghausen Music Studio. In which groups of music students of the area will be presented on the programs. The first recltHl will tnke place! nt 7:30 p.m. Friday when Mrs.! Ted Rlnghausen will present] some of her piano students. A1-! *o Included In this program will j be students of Miss Roberta Krause. a junior at the Jersey | Community High School who li*: organist nt the Methodist Church.! The following will participate, j Connie Spencer of Medora; j iJimmle VVhlteslde. Bill and Les| BUNKER HILL — Jerry Depperjhrtle, Sue and Jean Dickey, j has boon limned manager of the j David and Phillip I/>ar. Brcn- Sunday ano student of Mrs. Kay Shana hart of Alton for the past 12 years and has taught Itt hermothefs by Chopin and trtns«rlbtd (V Listt: "A three Part tavfirtton" by Bach; "Bumble Boogie" by studio here for the past three i*""* rmn wars. She has been accepted all Pupils appearing on tfll» ft* the State Normal University •. cltal will be: Beth Hanks, Hard* where she will continue her stud- 1 in: les In music in the teaching field. 'ry Karen Crufl, QraRbn; Gaffney, Medora; Rebecca This will be her final recital |Prough and Bobby Varble, K*f»! here. After the students pre-1 Wayne and Bnrt»ra Schell, Gtgi sentatlon, Miss Ringhausen will; Havens, Steve and Wendy White, give a short program, her num-i Sandra House, Donna Radley, bers to be "A Maiden's Wish" jJeanen and Judy Chappell, Soe A circus pubttetty mot ftfvt tht mmt ot "tftitjfr «Mh» fafnoin frtatWt»Itppio wwtrtdi of Africa. Aetu*l1y tfNQr trl IM from the Ubangi Rhrw, ftit •» members of the 'Sir* ttffit Of Chad, an <Jf African rtjW&Hc, tfte Friflwi Cttoi* munlty. Amtfbtr Hie and Miry Lou Lfl«. it fnvlWd, "record hop", which w|ir d « Ringhausen. Mary Ruth Kit- 'ter. Mary Catherine Fleming, _ begin June 19 and be held overy jjann , Lyons Tpddy Tm , y Ju . rollmenl, and on the quarters sys-;Sunday in St. Mary's parish hall.jdy and Jackie Ringhmtsen. Ro- tern the average daily enrollment j The hop each week will begin atjberta Krause and Tom Schmidt, in Alton would be only 75 per cent 7:30 p.m. and will close at 11. Re- The second recital will tnke of what it is on the nine-month ifreshments will be served. Pro-i place at 7:30 p.m. Monday when system. . 'weds will be used to buy recrren- i pupils of Jackie Ringhausen will Another difficulty lies in the fact > tj on equipment for the parish hall.' participate. Miss Rlnghausen that if Alton operates its schools Depper is the son of Mr. and! was a member of the 1960 grad- for 12 months, it cannot deny-any Mrs. Charles Depprr of Woodburn. I"«''"« class °^ the. Jersey Com student who wishes to attend class-i He es for all 12 months, under present stair law. He is 21. and recently completed i munll -V N'B" School where she three years' service In the Army. lw " s accompanist for the Music 'Department. ithan the 1954 figure. Or more so. !MniL ' '""• Read Telegraph Want Ads Dally Shr has been a voice and pi- Room Costs $H5.000 ' A problem underlying all of these i ! . ,_ Current cost estimates indicate|possible solutions to enrollment! that a classroom, with other neces-' problems is the cost of teaching, sary facilities, will cost more than i salaries. If the district builds a 10-1 $35.000 if it is a part of an entirely! room school every .v™r it will have! new school building. So to keep up with the enrollment increases hy building a new 10-room elementary school a year would require an annual bond issue of at least SmOOO. And this is without reckoning the costs of providing add- to employ 10 additional teachers, every year. And at the current starting salary of K.iOfl a year, an added expense of $45,000 a year: would bf involved. Under study is a building program for the distVict j which would piwide (iS more classrooms. If these classrooms are pro- ocl junior high and high school S p ac . e vided. employing 68 additional Thr least expensive means of j teachers would cost an added $300,- ".solvinf?" the enrollment problem 1000 a year — if all teachers started; is to ignore it. Such a method!at the $4,500 minimum salary, would maintain the same number' lnrr«*n><ed Payroll of classrooms and the same num-j But the cost of teaching salaries ber of teachers with the only dif-|is tied directly with providing a f ere we that each classroom and j good education. The only way to each teacher would serve a con-.avoid employing additional teach- stantly increasing number of stu-iers is to put more students under dents. each teacher. So whether the solu- Perhaps such a system would tion is new schools, a 12-month never become illegal, but it would school year, or a variation of the result in a constant decrease in the i quarters system, the increased i quality of education received by j teacher payroll is required. Alton students. Probably at some i Because the state legislature last point along the line such a sys-| year increasec | a tax ra | P niax j. tern would result also in the Al-j mum thp Alton district could pro-! ton district losing its accredita- vidp approximately $157.000 by levying the maximum rate in all funds. Any further increase in tax; receipts would have to be after an to determine that, despite the; e i ect j on _ ^, o o f w hj c h | lav e been school system, they have learned j defeated recently in the district. tion: that is. Alton students would not be accepted into colleges and universities without special tests enough to qualify as college students. ': : ' More A third system expensive and slightly^Jess"objectionable. It has been used;widely, and consists of putting students on two shifts, or in half-day sessions. Half of the students under such a svstem attend school for four hours Only other financial help the dis- rlct can hope for is an increase in state financial aid. The aid increase automatically as the: enrollment increases because it Is! based on average daily attendance. But it is considered unlikely that the state financial aid as now in effect can increase sufficiently to keep up with the added cost of ( Summer Dress SALE! in the morning and the other half j p ,. ov j ding teachers for the new s : for four hours in the afternoon. : This system doubles the class- i room capacity of a school district. ! But additional teachers are re- i quired because teachers are un- jablc to leach school eight hours a | day. Not to mention grading pap| ers and doing other correlated work in connection with teaching twice the normal number of students. This system has proved unsatisfactory from an educational standpoint, according to Dr. David Bear, i member of Southern Illinois University faculty and newly elected member of the school board. Bear is in favor of a modification of the double-shift system, which puts each student in school four hours a day, but lengthens the school year to enable students to get as much education as under the current (in Alton i full day session. The legality of this system in Illinois and Alton at the present is doubled by Bear, who also points out that it would require i more teachers and increases in i teaching salaries to compensate i instructors for teaching a longer school year. j Quarters System i A 12-month school year, or quar- i ters system, is favored by Dr. i James B. Johnson, superintendent of schools. Under the quarters system each; student attends full day sessions; for nine months a year. But instead of all of the students vacationing in June, July and August, only '-'5 per cent of the student body would < be on vacation during the summer months. Another quarter of the students would be on vacation September. October and November-, a third quarter in December, January, and February, and the I Dial fourth in March. April, and Ma> This plan has the advantage ot using the school buildings for tin entire year, and increasing tin. classroom capacity of the school | district by 33 per cent. One disadvantage of the system is the one of planning. It is obviously unfair (or parents with fouri children to have one child always on vacation and three always in school. And some student vacations \\ ould have tu be arranged to coin- '• cide with Dad's, where he is required to take his vacation at a certain time of the year From the standpoint of expense, teaching salaries would have to be. increased to compensate teauners for working all year. 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