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From My Bill Wallace mistake about it, the Purpose of the recent SeSsion was to provide for our siaie's leach- personnel. a $2,000 pay ill- ~eginning this year, beginning in 1991, $2,000 begin- 992 for our teachers. Services personnel will a $1 008 increase begin- kS Year. that was not our the sumlner, a one- !Wide education smmnit the new Capitol High Charleston where edu- ors, public of- USinessmen and women, students lnei face that, nine regional ~'tings" were held all giving everyone an answer the ques- exactly is wrong ~ool system in West end result was a entitled the on the Governor's on Education" corn- themes meetings. rlgly, many of lhese actually acted the special session. in any of the ings or the sumtnii, Was well spent. See if any of your own small sampling of changes that were teacher is 1o receive Year to buy whale~er lhat teacher Most teachers to use their own Years to buy paper for stu- money will be Faculty Senate for for academic '.d restrictions on and principals to fire bad teachers, but those who will make these decisions are re- quired to undergo training them- selves. (3) Give teachers and parents more say in how their individual schools are run through Faculty Senates and Local School Im- provement Councils. (4) Assign a "mentor" leacher to new leachers to help them gel started in their new career. (5) Create a "children's fired" for granls, loans, and loan guar- antees funded in part by a striclly voluntary program of tax refund checkoffs. (6) A (.'ode of discipline adopted by the stale board of education to govern lhe conduct of students in the classroom and on school property, providing a means to remove students who just become too disruptive. (But, what becomes of the student that has been removed is still not clear). Such a code of discipline did not even take new legislation. We have had the power all along, but we never did anything about it. Indeed, most of the policy re- forms passed during the special session were not particularly controversial, which may lead you to ask, "Why weren't these changes made a long time ago?" I thank you for your partici- paiion at the education summit, lhe regional town meeting in Oak Hill, and all of the calls, let- lers, and comments that I have received in regard to the special session on education. And while I am on lhe subject of getling in- volved in your government, please note that October 9 is the deadline for voters to register for lhe November 6 general election. Even if you were not registered lbr the previous primary election last spring, you can still register to vote int he general election. Any queslions, comments, or suggestions, please address them to Delegate Bill Wallace, 35 Hundley Road, Clintonville 24928. The Carnegie Column Information prepared by Carnegie 1 fall Staff and presented as a public service by the Mountain Messenger, your conmmnity newspaper Mike Wyatt, owner of Wyatt Photo in Lewisburg, will leach lwo phoiography classes at Car- negie Itall this fall. "Point and Shoot Photography" is designed for those interested in learning how io use a point and shoot camera..It will cover fihn selec- tion and composition. Bring a camera if you have one. How- ever, if you don't, postpone buy- ing one until after you complete the class. This is a non-technical class. Tuition is $15. The class will meet Monday, Septelnber 17, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. "Landscape Photography" is lor the in/erme- diale and advanced phoiogra- pher. I,andscape theory will be covered in an evening (:lass lbl- lowed by a photography session in the field. Tuition is $45. The class will meet Friday, Septem- ber 28, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sat- urday, September 29, 8 a.m. to noon. Mr Wyatt is a native of Ronceverte and received a B.S. degree in Secondary Science Education and ZoolokW from the University of Maryland in 1977. His interest in photography be- gan during his senior year ix] college, tte is a selfdaughl pho- tographer but has since studied landscape photography with internationally known photogra- phers George Tice and Cole Weston. He has worked profes- sionally as a photographer since the opening of Wyatt Pholo in 1982. Although black and white photography is his specialty, he also works in color when doing portraits and commercial proj- ects. tits photographs have been exhibited in one-man and group shows in Maryland, Washington, D.C. and West Virginia. Mr Wyatt will participate as a judge in Carnegie Hall's upcoming See ond Annual Heritage of Art du- ried Exhibition. Other classes being oflered this fall include: painting, sten- ciling, batik, calligraphy, herb and dry flower workshops, move- ment, fabric frame, fi:male asser- tiveness training, French, guitar, arl, pollery, sculplure, weaving, wood carving and yoga. Children's classes include: pot- tery, French, music for the young child, weaving and art. Class size is limited so early en- rolhnent is encouraged. For ad- ditional information and regis- tration, call 645-7917. Jeanne Brenneman of Rupert, will e.xlhibit her watercolor paint- ings at the Hall through the month of September. Mrs Bren- neman has exhibited at many state and local juried exhibi- lions, has won numerous awards for her work and has clone commissioned projects for many businesses and individu- als. Plans are underway for a continuing series of exhibits in the upstairs lobby of the audito- rium. The month of October will feature the works of Margaret Summers, Kikuko Shepherd, Michael Christie and Mike Wyatt. These four artists will be judging the upcoming Art Show opening October I in the OM Stone Room of the Hall. The Montclaire String Quartet will perform at Carnegie Hall, Friday, September 21 at 8 p.m, The West Virginia Symphony has invited this Quartet to perlbnn with them for the upcoming sea- son. This will mark their debut performance in West Virginia. Admission is $8 for adults and $7 for seniors or students. To reserve tickets call 645-7917. Brenneman, ~!:%i :i!: Brenneman, artist : from Pennsylvania, has lived in 16 years. She nterested in art in classes, and since Virginia has tudy through ps. in home eco- ege, 1 never en- art class there, so 1 up to do. 1 Lg water- a year, where 1 ideas and tech- artists who hold a group exhibit each spring. This May she had a one-person exhibit at the Al- legheny Highlands Arts and Crafts Center gallery in Clifton Forge. During August she is ex- hibiting at the Greenbrier County Library and m Septem- ber, at Carnegie Hall, Lewis- burg. She has works for sale at Ravenwood Gallery in Lewis- burg. "1 have always loved water- color for its freshness and its adaptability to a variety of tech- niques. 1 enjoy the interactions of the colors on wet paper, and it is exciting to watch a painting develop. I get great satisfaction if my original idea becomes a successful watercolor." Jeanne lives in Rupert with her husband Bruce, a research forester for Westvaco. They have two daughters, Shawn and Gwyn. They are members of Bascomb United Methodist Church m Rupert and share an interest in 4-H, folk dancing, gardening and travel. ted with many ng Judi Betts, )n Getz, Freder- 'aWrence, Georg !llsworth Smith, Ed Whitney. ber of the West :olor Society and Group. and ' With the Green- a group of 30 local ] .Lewisburg l i (' PEOPLE I I Library News I SERVlNGI i h e;S~:;~ t ,Sh~ f: pd~ d D:: I)s" s:a s tnhe; [ ~J ~~':kl"% PEOPLE] Reading Program at the Green- brier County Library in Lewis- burg this year. This program, with approximately 52 children enrolled, was conducted by A~s- sislani Librarian, Debbie Montgomery under the direction of IAbrarian Ann Farr. Many interested parents were wel- comed as helpers. The last two sessions featured sidewalk chalk drawing and a pool party at the home of Mrs E. D. Knighl, a member of the library's Board of Trustees. Re- freshments were provided by the Friends of the IAbrary with Friends President Kelly Cahill, Telephone Committee Chairman Gloria Fouch, and Children's Reading Program Chairman Jean Prather co6rdinatlng Friends support. Classifieds 647.5724 SEALY MATTRESSES AT $179.00 twin set The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, September 6, 1990 5A Four Seasons Floral Opens ~;teve'Meadows (left) and David Faw examine displays of silk flowers offered in their Four Season Floral and Gifts, located in the Collins Building in downtown White Sulphur Springs. The site was formerly occupied by the Family Clothing and Shoe Store. Mr Faw, owner, opened the business August 6. Mr Meadows serves as designer and manager. Their roles are reversed from previous years in Marlinton, where Mr Meadows owned Seneca Floral and Gifts 18 years and Mr Faw managed it six years. The shop specializes in both silk and fresh flowers and delivers locally. Mr Faw plans to offfer special demon- strations by local artists from time to time. Craftsmen are encouraged to inquire about consignment sales at the store my stars, my moon, my everything .... Fo o D & FRIENDS CASUAL DINING 112 W. Washington St. Historic Lewisburg 645-4548 S\VARO~cSKI SILVER CRYSTAL dL 1 lm so proud of you... Do you want to tell someone something special? This lovely figure made o[ purest Swarovski Silver Crystal says it for you. May we show it to you - and giftwrap it for you? Small Swan $42.50 Med. Swan $55.00 Large Swan, as shown $75.00 e FINE JEWELRY WIIITE 8ULI"|truI, t' ,.,IFI~INoFI I~flIN|A t4~Rfl t304~.R3tl.34f~l Visa MasterCard Discover