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Northwe'tt Arkonsot TIMES, Thurs., Aug. 8, 1974 FAYETTEVILLC. ARKANSAS 29 Vocational And Academic Courses Offered Opportunities Unlimited At West Campus BATES-ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 602 Buchanan Street in southwest part of -city Five New Faculty Members On Staff Â£ JAMES KNIGHT ?! PRINCIPAL '-' There will be five new members on the teaching staff when - school opens far the fall term at Bates School. The new facul- have retired or moved to other pupil ratio will average aboutthe overall proficiency of selec- 24 pupils to each teacher. The ' - ' Â· - - Â· - Â·- ' "--=- (TTMESphoto by Ray Gray) ONE-TO-ONE TEACHER-PUPIL RATIO . . . Mrs. Singleton and Janice Tomlinson discuss reading laboratory graded text in the special class for hearing impaired students at Bates School staff includes 16 homeroom teachers in grades one through six plus one kindergarten teacher and other special programs teachers for special education, music and reading. NEW PROGRAM New this year will be a full fledged instructional program for hearing impaired students. . _ .Funding has been received to teaching expand this program which got children, underway last term o n a limited basis. Plans include the renovation of an existing vacant classroom to meet the needs of this program-. Other teachers will be working under the direction of Mrs. Barbara Singleton this year. Enrollment in the program is expected to increase and children from surrounding school districts who need the instructional help will be participating. A second unusual program at Bates is the "Learning Bridge." This program, financed w i t h Title I funds, was phased into the school curriculum in April of this year. It is a program designed to motivate students who have been unsuccessful in gaining skills In mathematics and language arts. The objectives are to increase ed students to improve their attitudes toward school, themselves and their teachers. This s accomplished through a planned individual program of earning, and utilizing their skills and interests in a newly constructed woodworking shop. Charles Adams, a master carpenter who developed the program, using unique skills in JACK MATI11S Principal At West Campus of Fayclte- ville High School our major goal is to offer our students the opportunity to learn vocational and academic practices that will enable them to be responsible, self-reliant citizens, satisfied in their chosen vocational career, and contributing to the betterment of all people. CURRICULUM We offer a curriculum designed to give each studenl a specialized training in a specific vocation, and a working knowledge of the academic sub jects including English, math, history, science, and relatet subjects. Classes are open to all students in the tenth grade or above in the Fayetteville Schoo District. Our classes are also open to all area schools in Ben ton, Madison and Washington counties.- Transportation an tuition agreements are workcc out with each school that ha s t u d e n t s attending W e s Campus. Out-of-district students inter ested in attending classes her should see the counselors E .heir home school. Most classe are also open to adult studenl on a full or half time basi and are fully approved for se: vicemen on the GI bill. COURSES OFFERED Business Occupations: Mai garet Thurman, instructor. Th: program is new this year an is designed to be a supplcmcn and working will direct the with program. Adams has had considerable experience with t h e concept of using carpentry as a teaching tool and his program enhances the regular classroom work of the student by re-en- r orcing the teaching of the homeroom teacher. TO BE EXPANDED Twelve students participated last term and helped to build the shop and many of the teaching aids which vÂ«ll be used this year. Plans include expanding this concept into a full time program at Bates and the training of several, adults to place similar programs in other elementary schools in the district. Hand tools are used in keeping with safety standards. This is a very unique program and other students and teachers are excited about it. We think it will be a useful tool in the total teaching program. The physical education pro gram has been greatly enhan ced with the construction of the new all-purpose recreation building. This is a pavillion erected through the cooperation of the City Parks Administration, the school district and a federal grant. The open-sided building will afford physical education activities during inclement weather which will be a decided asset to the total program. to the individual technologies i vocational education. Student will be trained in typewriting the display electronic calcul tor, the printing electronic ca culator, transcribing-recordin m a c h i n e s , ten-key addir machine, filing, ABC shorlliam telephone techniques, recor keeping, grooming, job app cation, and job interview. Bas concepts of these areas wi iclp the student to make smoother transition from tl classroom into the world work. Relationship bctwe business and vocational ed cation will be stressed. Machine Shop; John Terpc ing, instructor. Basic skills ai technical information will developed in the use of han tools, machines, materials, pr cesses, and products comm to the machine industry. Pr duction experiences will be pr v i d e d on m a c h i n e s lathes, milli shapers, dr achine sTiop equipment. This ursc is offered to both high hool students and adults. A p p l i a n c e Service: John argo. instructor. The students ccive training in basic elcc- onics, wiring, mechanics, sobering, basic "welding, refri- oration, electrical circuitry, jnlrols and meters. They also ccivc Instruction in proper ustomcr relations and shop Ki-imtcrs and other related information is given Ironic technicians through art * ' ' - '"- ---'- -' -' Â·-"'-"- intensive study of the theory and practical application of basic electronic circuits and the complex systems w h i c h use these circuits. This course of- crs instruction in the areas of jasic electricity, transistors, ndustrial. electronics and digital computer fundamentals. Health Occupations: Mary Baker, instructor. SludenU we ork. Classroom instruction is ipplcmenled with field trips, lest speakers and actual epiiir work on radios, refri- o r a t o r s , air conditioners, ashing machines, dryers and nail appliances. Auto Body: Harold Burch. In- niclor. The auto body man as before him a challenge hich never lacks variety or iterest. With increasing popu- atton of cars, and super high- 'ays, the body man is assured f f u l l time work and excellent ncoine. Opportunities to own a usiness, be supervisor, or ecome an insurance adjuster re made possible by a course f study in auto body and paint. Jnits of .instruction include iasic metal and paint prinei- iles.^ minor metal and paint opair, major collision repair and body shop operation. AUTO MECHANICS: Sam Taylor, instructor. Units o! nslrucllon include" automotive principles and component parts engine tuneup, brakes and (ron ends, : transmission and differcn ial, engine overhaul and .general repair, and servici management. It is becomhiL ncreasingly important to have people trained properly in th Meld of auto mechanics as ou society becomes more and mor unlimited for those student who are skilled in this vocalio and have received prope training. B u i l d i n g Trade: Charle Pope, instructor. The buildin trades course will offer instruc lion in the fields of carpentry painting, plumbing, pipelining bricklaying and constructiv electrician. Modern-type arcl iteclure has brought into the us niany new and differen methods of construction in common in the past. Ne materials, modern tools an equipment have made it im perative to treat this subje on a technical basis. Not on! are the necessary trade proc dures explained in their regula order of occurence but muc each phase of training. Many jobs offer on tho job experiences in residential and lommcrcial construction. Cosmetology: Ruth Tune and Rita Glover, instructors. It is intended that the graduates of this course will meet the r o q u i r o m e n t s to become licensed operators. With a good attendance record, a student can earn in excess of the 1500 DOTS of training in hair care id treatment which is required r licensing, and will perform c services in the salon that c : commonly done by opera- rs in beauty shops. Culinary Arts: Daisy Cook, structor. This course includes ainitig in the areas of pastry ook, salad and pantry, dinner nd fry cook, stewardship, eatcutling, cake decorating id food laboratory. Students ill receive -their training in no of the finest facilities in ic state using the latest equip- icnt available. D e n t a l Assisting: Donna )anner, instructor. This course instruction is designed to rovide the student with infor- nation and skills of the dental ffice assistant. Instruction is ivcn in the equipment, iustru- icnts and procedures used in he dental profession. Also, ental terminology is studied. p a r t , of this program is in educated and given experience in the field;i .Â» nurses aid and orderly.. They gÂ° thi :ooperation a practicing .enlist to enable the student to gain some practical experience vhile still in school. -Drafting and Design Technology: Don Hardgraves, inslruc- ,or. This course contains units n machine drafting, architectural drafting, map drafting, electrical and electronic drafting and production illustration. With emphasis on problems, our drafting course offers students the maximum amount of actual drawing time plus applied mathematics and other essential general subjects. Engineers and drafting supervisors from industry serve as advisors to this department. These men assist in upgrading work by meeting with the instructor and J I U l ^ ^ - 3 *ll" *....- - . _ , . _ ,, work in all units at Washington General hospital except labor, delivery and nursery, and operating room. Class time is spent exploring the different fields of health careers. Prospective tours include the LPN School, Public Health Nursing f a c i l i t y , industrial nursing facilities, lab and x-ray technician facilities, anesthesiology equipment and possibly some doctors' offices. Most of the students in this course are interested in nursing, technicians or Â·o into fields like inhalation iierapy, x-ray and lab technician. Included in this course are studies of diseases, symptoms of diseases and the cure. Students also review hospital procedures, policies, responsibilities and duties in this vocation. Offset Printing: Jim Murphy, instructor. In this course of study students learn to strip i e g a t i v c s, plate-making, camera operation a n d press work. Areas covered include lay-out and design photography, darkroom procedures and many others. After a student masters this program, ho should have the qualifications to become a good lithographer. Learning ; ~ students. Electronics and Computer Fundamentals: Alvin Young, instructor. The electronic technician has become one of the most important members of our society. He is responsible for the vast complexity of electronic equipment found in industry. This course prepares elec- work with the equipment offered in our print shop is an especially valuable asset to this course. Welding:- Bill Cook, instructor. Welding classes a r e designed to leach skills in all phases of the welding field. Tho student will learn oxy-acelyl- cne, electric arc, and inert'gas welding. He will learn all types of manual as well as automatic flame and special cutting processes. The student will study l a y o u t , inspection, testing, safety and material processing. Student sdeyelop skills through classroom instruction and. extensive practice on the latest equipment including M1G and TIG welders. (TTMESphoto By Ken Good) WOODLAND JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL . .. located at Poplar and Woodland Streets the school serves junior high school students in the north part of the city . Prairie Grove Term Opens August 26 Prairie Grove Calendar PRAIRIE GROVE -- The 1974-75 school year for children living in the Prairie Grove District will begin at 8:30 a.m. August 26, Randall Spear, Superintendent, announced. Due to the hot weather school will dismiss at 1:30 p.m. for the first week of school, and full day sessions will begin on September 3. Students in grades 3-12 w i l l report to the gym for an assembly upon arrival on the first day. Students in grades six- eight will report to the middle school cafetorium for an assembly at the same time. After the assembly students will report to ' their home room for the issuance of schedules. Students in grades 6-12 may drop by the high school office on Wednesday, August 21, between the hours of a a.m. and 3 p.m. to pick up a copy of their schedules. These schedules include the student s class schedule, teachers, and locker numbers. Students who have not regis tered may do so between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m August 12-16 at the counselor s office. , .. The members of the faculty Â· will be involved in a pre-schoo workshop on August 22-23 under the direction of the administra : live staff of Prairie Grove Schools consisting of Randall A 'Â· S p e a r , superintendent; E ' Staggs, elementary principal Â· Loyd Jones, middle school prin ; cipal; and Boh Lambert, high Â· school principal. General policy '. revisions, innovative ideas am ; explanation of programs fo: new members and goals fo 1974-75 school year will be dis cussed. NEW FACULTY ',- The Prairie Grove Educatioi . Association along with the ad August 22-23 ..~ Teacher workshop and orientation August 26 First day of school August 26-30 School will dismiss at 1:30 September 2 Labor Day (no school) November 25-29 No school -- AEA Convention and Thanksgiving holidays December 23-January 1 Christmas break January 2 Begin second semester March 10-14 Spring break -- dependent on days missed for bad weather May 16 Baccalaureate May 17 Commencement May 23 End of School Note: This schedule has 4 snow days plus the last week of May and-or Spring Break. ministration will welcome the incoming, new faculty members at 9 a.m. August 22, in the elementary building. The school has a Title III project to start this year in K-8 grades, that deals with Career Awareness Project (CAP). Details of this project will be announced later. New faculty members t h i s year are Mrs. Gcrita Morelon seventh and eighth grade science -- Mrs. Moreton, formerly Gerila Kirk of Summers, graduated from Arkansas Tech in 1972 and has attended the University of Arkansas this summer. Her husband is Charlie Moreton, assistant coach in football, basketball, and track. Mrs Anna Turner, kindergarten. Mrs. Turner is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and holds a BSE in Elementary Education. Mrs. Turner is the wife of the late Dr. Jerry Turner and has three children, Kirk, Kyle, and Kelley, NCA Accreditation Prairie Grove High School is Woodland Gets New Principal A new principal and vice principal will be on hand for the opening of school at Woodland Junior High in Fayetteville when classes resume August 26. The new principal is Ronnie E. Austin, and George Lewis has assumed duties as vice principal. Austin comes to Fayetteville from Beebe where he g u i d e d the new middle school for three years after its inception in 1971. The school has 22 teachers and 550 students. Previously he had b e e n principal of the tenth g r a d e school in Marianna. The 520 students were taught on a separate campus from the high school. This was the first year for integration and the school had an 80 per cent black and 20 per cent white r a t i o . He also served as superintendent of transportation at Marianna, and was principal of the Aubrey Middle School. His first teaching position was beginning basketball coach and acting principal at the Moore Elementary and Â· Junior High School. This was in 1966, t h e year he graduated f r o m the University of Arkansas at Mon- ttcello. He received a master degree in education from East State University in 1970 and has done post graduate work at the University of Arkansas' graduate center in Little Rock. Austin and his wife, Linda, have two children, Karen 8 and Chip 4. Karen will attend Root one of three high schools in Washington County to receive accreditation by the North Ccn- ral Association, the highest accreditation that a secondary school can receive. An estimated enrollment of 160 is expected in the Prairie Grove Schools with approximately 375 expected in the elementary school in grades one- five and 525 in the middle school, grades 6-8, and h i g h school, grades Q-12. There will be about 60 kindergarten students. The school offers 44 units of work at the secondary level in the areas of English, mathematics, social studies, science, art, music, journalism, vocational home economics, agriculture, business education, and speech. In addition, this year's students will be offered study in air conditioning and refrigeration and .world of construction Elementary School. "Woodland has program and I intend promote and continue it," said. Lewis is a product of Fayelteville schools and participated in high school athletics. ,Ie is a graduate of Panhandle State College in Oklahoma where he played varsity baskct- Dall. He was been a member of the Prairie Grove faculty for 'ive years where he was teacher and basketball coach. Following this .he moved Russellville and worked junior and senior high schools before accepting the coaching job at Woodland. Last year he had a 22-1 season. Lewis is married wife, Elizabeth, will secretary at Ramay High. The couple have two children, Robbie 8 and Lachae 10. They will attend Butterfield Elementary School, and his be the Junior THURS. FRI. SAT. 16-OZ.* WELLA BALSAMÂ® 15-OZ.* INTENSIVE CARE 100 EXCEDfflN* TABLETS UNGUENTINE SPRAY Regular, extra ooov Â· rMjSU.Auo.UL GeorfOnÂ»rTTKW.A0Q.BTV*Sl,Aug. 10,19" K A Goodow TM*I_, Aw 8 ThfuS* -Aw). Â«X WM 4-OZ.' 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