Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 8, 1974 · Page 26
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Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 26

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 8, 1974
Page 26
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rwniiiwsti ArnanMi* iiii'ita, iilUf*., Aug. 8, l/4 7AYITTIV1LLI, ARKANSAS · ROOT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL t..located al 1529 Mission. Street in J/ie nbrtjiaasi sflclioii of Me city . . . . . . . . (TIMESpholo B y H a y Gray) tnrollment Of« Pupils Expected At Root School J. D.-LYMAN, ''PRINCIPAL Root Elcmcritary School will begin its 74-75 school tei;m with an anticipated enrollment of 485 students. It is anticipated the enrollment will bo slightly lower than l a s t - y e a r s enrollment duo to an extra large 73-74 sixth grade class and smaller first grade enrollment for 74-75. It is believed that all classes except the fifth grade will have a teacher-pupil ratio ranging from one to 20 to 27. - ·-. The fifth grade will probably have a ratio of one to 30 or higher. Kindergarten classes are filled and 20 to 25 of the kindergarten children living in Root's attendance area will be attending Butterfield School due to the fact that Root is filled capacity. TEACHING STAFF The teachin gstaff will consist of one principal, 19 classroom teachers, a librarian and music teacher. Again' this year, the staff is quite stable. Only three positions will be filled with new cachers. The. new teachers are Mrs. Faye Jones, kindergarten - Mrs, : Francis- Gibson, third grade,,- and Mr*... Mary Lou Myers, fourth grade. T e a c h i n g in Fayelteville schools; will not be of the 'three. Mrs; 'Myers was formerly on 'the faculty at Butterfield Trail and Jefferson schools and Mrs. Jones am Mrs. Gibson assisted in the in structional program at Bate and Root. There are no plans for any major changes in the curricu turn -this year. A few more teaching aids will be purchased and ready ·· for use by the beginning of school. A relatively new program for this area Borg - Warner System - 80 structional program at Bates Heading in Context, was initia materials will be added lo this and to our present Hofffen'an Program. PLAY AREA READY The · normal painting and cleaning will be compleled b; the beginning of the schoo TtACHtk ANNOUNCED FOR SCHOOLS The fall semester in Fayelle-l ville Schools will get underway for teachers with the teacher appreciation breakfast at t h e Faycltcville High School, east campus. The annual event will have Dr Charles. E. Bishop, newly appointed head of the University of Arkansas as the principal speaker. The breakfast is sponsored by the city's Chamber of Commerce. Waller Nlblock, 1'ayelteville attorney will speak at a meeting of high school faculty on legal rights and the law that afternoon and lo junior high school teachers Thursday morn ing. · · . Secondary educators will work in their individual school. and attend staff meetings the remainder of the week in pre term, and a new sheltered play area will be ready for this school year. This facility should make it possible for students to play outdoors every day. The staff is looking forward to a good year and invite parents to visit school and become a part of the school. jaration 'for the August?* open- ng date of school. · ' · Pre-school activities for elementary teachers include .conferences on teaching science, by ; Dr. Irvin Ramsey, program cc: ordinalor for elementary educa- ;ion at the University of Arkansas; on reading by Joan Woody, Gertrude Bruchlacher, reading consulla'nt.'Girm and'. Company; Irnur Boyer, education 'specialist of the district schools and Dr. Mildred/ Manwarren, professor of reading at ; lh^ U ; of A. " ., '.. ,;:::..'; Also speaking at a special session will be.Kunice Nolarid, whose topic is.' mental, health. Mrs. Henrietta Hplcomb, assistant' superintendent.' for : elemeh^ tary education willbe in-ch'arge of a general session'.on Thurs-. day and the teachers will be at the elementary 1 schools on Friday. ; Lack Of Funds In October 1875 there were insufficient funds on' : hand to pay expense 'of Free Schools and Fayetteville schools ,wer« closed until January of 187.6, Children Often Act Before They Think! Give them a chance to learn . .. They'll be heading back to school soon. V Be Alert At All Times!!!! Fayetteville Traffic Control Department and Police Department Says . . . SCHOO) OPENS SOON PLEASE DRIVE WITH YOU STOP WHEN THEY STOP! CARE! PROTECT OUR CHILDREN! THEY URGE YOU TO SLOW DOWN AND DRIVE CAREFULLY! Part of Safe Driving Is A Good Road "I'm proud of the progress made on our county's roads. 1 believe you are too!" Vol Lester County Judge BIG DISCOVER THE DIFFERENCE in car, home, business insurance! The Big Difference in car, home and business insurance is the continuing personal allcntion you gel from an independent insurance agent. As a self-employed businessman in your own community, he serves you four ways: 1. He helps you choose the right protection. 2. Ite recommends only strong, reliable companies kiioim to pay claims quickly and fairly. 3. ,He keens ynnr prolcelion up-to-date. 4. He works on your side when you have a loss -- follows through lo see you get prompt, fair payment. JWe are Independent insurance agencies, ready (o give yon ^continuing persona! attention--Tha Big Difference in insur- :'»nce today. Let us prove to you h'ow much The Big Difference can do to solve your insurance problems. For Sound Insurance, See Any of These INDEPENDENT Insurance Agencies: McNair-Cravens Co., Inc. McCartney-Faucette, Inc. Kincaid Company, Inc. Eqson Company, Inc. Renner Company, Inc. When driving through A zone for school Beginning in September, A word to the wise For all you guys-SAFETY-- : It's one to remember. Enterprise 2333 N. COLLEGE 442-8575 no children to spam drive with care OZARK STEEL Highway 71 So. -- 442-7602 DON'T CUT SHORT A CHILD'S LEARNING ... DRIVE SAFELY Washington County Farmers Mutual Fire Insurance Company Northwest Arkansas Farmers Mutual Tornado insurance Co. 209 N. Block 442-2612

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