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n 'After SchOol' blow a square do owls eat? Does biodegrade? Gar- tell a person's his garbage? 3"o questions and you can join the Alderson Af- Club in con- experiments in physics, After School Is different from child will expert- classroom. groups are small ten students are club), each member own experiments of Cathy Th- Alderson Elemen- teacher who has day to include Af- would like to try Kool-aide dying weave a small purse. Make corn- a fall mobile, tie- help from Lynn fiber artist, who weavings all over and is now the School Crafts has a flare for can try dra- and dance, in Arts Club. Last children in this together Rudyard lust So Story: How Got His Skin," it at local pre- day-care centers. the students have excerpt from the ~Usical "Cats." the Youth Dance Performed in Chapel Carolina. They plan for another per- spring, and also in the West Festival held at Center in Char- leston. These two clubs are un- der the direction of Adrienne Blesemeyer. "The fun thing about Alderson After School is that each student gets to 'do.' It's all hands-on creative experiences," says Adri- enne Biesemeyer, director. -This time of year is very busy for many students with fall sports. We have had a lot of parents ask if their children can join at the end of October, after soccer and football activities are completed. The answer is "yes,' as long as there is an opening in the class your child Is interested in at- tending. "Besides crafts, science, and dance, we also offer painting and drawing, sculpture and two lan- guages -- French and Spanish. In addition, there is a recrea- tion/study hall for students who simply want to play. but who's parents want supervised home- work done; Ann Maren-Hogan covers this area. "Alderson After School also wants to help students succeed in school. We have a tutoring program that works in two ways. We first match a student with a 'peer tutor' (research has shown that a lot of students learn best from peers), if this is not helpful, we then match the student with a certified instructor," Ms Biese- meyer said. "l'he Alderson community has been very supportive of the After School program. Businesses like Alderson's Gadd's IGA, Eagle Building Supply, Ross' Express Mart, Greenbrier Valley Bank, FCI Alderson, Aides Department Store, Alderson Department Store and many private individu- als have donated time and money to make this program a success," Ms. Biesemeyer states. If you are interested in No- vember or January registration, or have any questions, contact Alderson Elementary 445-7241 or Adrienne Biesemeyer at 445- 2880. Junior Women Have Art Show Fall Conference of of Foreign Wars Auxiliary was held Inn in Lewisburg, -The host post was John Page iliary #4484 of and co- this conference were Walker, who by Commander and Llnda Hill, and Auxiliary all over the state National Repre- "l"om Kessell of Missouri and Cliff Virginia. The attended by 375 music was pro- James and his Boys. The Ladies awards in Ameri- Poppy, Hospital, Community p. Harley O. Stag- to the delegates programs and Senator J. D. and Delegate Jim the meeting as from Rainelle and Sheriff Perry Conducted the la- and Commander ~rt conducted the from John Auxiliary were Walker, Mary :rigger, Carlos and David and Goldie and Eugene Betty and Kim Goddard, George Willey, He- s, Vivian Lasher, Ron Phil- Ray Tlncher, Joan Bowden, Dale Lyric. The students of Alderson Ele- mentary School recently partici- pated in the 14th Annual Arts and Crafts Fall Festival spon- sored by the Alderson Junior Woman's Club. Each class dis- played their creativity and talent in many projects. Among the ex- hibits was a large construction paper quilt designed and crafted by Cathy Thompson's Fifth grade class. Kindergarten -- Jackie Mann. Jessi Massey, Adam Finn; First Grade -- Joni Sur- geon. Amelia Dulee-Klnsolving. Nick Harvey. Patrick. Burns, Willa Brown; Second Grade -- Kevln O'Brien, Nikkl Carter, Eli- oft Barker, Danielle Simpson, Joy Ramsey, Kevin O'Brlen, Stephanie Smith, Chris Miller, Crystal Hanks; Third Grade--- Russell Sims, Evan Blumen- stein. Matthew Knapp, Ryan Fulcher, Greg Smith; Fourth Grade -- Maxanna Bennett, Jenny Grafton, J. J. Cole, Claire Painter, Molisha Smith, John Kreidler; Fifth Grade --" Joey Brown, Tiffany Craft, Nicholas Parker, Sheila Smith. Chris Mas- sey, Theresa Hanson; Sixth Grade -- Christy Martin, Klm- berly Osborne, Megan Bittenger, Aaron M. Carter, Aaron Carter, Nathan Craft. The Alderson Junior Woman's Club wishes to thank the stu- dents, faculty, and staff of Alder- son Elementary School for their fine contributions to the Festi- val. the About ( Ittb News Cre= Costumes Prices / 440 Dolly Anne Dr. Covington, Va For more information Jodi Beverage (left), Donna Thomas, Sarah Cayanus Christy Hinkle (left), Casey Lemley, Carrie Warren, Ashley Greenstreet Junior High Homecoming Held At Lewisburg School Lewisburg Junior High School celebrated Homecoming Week with a number of activities. The theme was *If Wishes Came True." Spirit Week, featured Twin Day, Opposite Day, Mis- matched Shoe Day, 50s Day, and Dress Up Day. Winner of the Prettiest Boy Contest was ninth grader Sam Smelcher. He was escorted by Robyn Jones and crowned by last year's winner, Reid Matheny. The Homecoming game was erage was crowned Homecoming Queen at halftime. Attendants to the queen were chosen by the seventh and eight grade classes. Representing the eight grade were Christy Hinlde and Casey Lemley. The seventh grade class will be represented by Ashley Greenstreet and Car- rie Warren. Parents of the atten- dants are Mr and Mrs Bill Hinkle, Dr and Mrs William Lemley, Mr and Mrs Tom Green- street, and Mr and Mrs Doug Warren. played October 11, against the'- Eagles of Beckley Junior High School. Halftime featured the coronation of the 1990 Home- coming Queen. Members of the Freshman class chose queen candidates Jodi Beverage, Sarah Cayanus, and Donna Thomas. Their parents are Mr and Mrs Bob Beverage, Ms Carol Cay- anus, and Mr and Mrs Tom Thomas. An all-school election was held on Tuesday. Jodi Bey- Culminating the activities, a Homecoming dance was held in the Lewisburg Junior Htgh gym following the game. Decorations for the dance, which carried out the homecoming theme, were prepared by members of the Future Homemakers of America, sponsors of the dance. The Lewisburg Junior High Senators won with the score of 20-12, over the Eagles of Beckley Junior High. Local Garden Club Meets At Mrs Pope's Mrs Sam Tuckwiller The first fall meeting of the Lewisburg House and Garden Club was held at the Home of Mrs Herbert Pope with Mrs James Morgan as co-hostess. The program on "Herbs" was presented by Mrs Sam Tuck- willer. She spoke about many different herbs and how to use them in soups, salads, vege- tables, meats and breads. Mrs Tuckwiller brought several herbs from her garden and explained the use of each one. Mrs Charles Friedman read the minutes of the previous meeting held in the home of Mrs Lawson Hamilton when Mrs George Patterson and Mrs John Tuckwiller were honored as out- standing members. Flowers were planted in the downtown flower boxes. Sun- flower seeds were distributed to Lewisburg Elementary School in the spring and prizes were given for the largest sunflower head. A tree will be planted in mem- ory of Mrs W. W. Caldwell. Club members will assist in makiiag decorations for the *First Night" Celebration which will open the Christmas Season in Lewisburg. Expressions of appreciation were given to all who helped with the State Fair Flower Show. Those awarded ribbons for en- tries were Mrs James Morgan, Mrs Fred Martin and Mrs Robert Jeff ties. Roger W. Mayhew, M. A. Private Practice- Licensed Counselor Individual, Group, Marriage and Family Hypnosis-Weight Loss, Smoking Control and Stress Management 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Evenings by Appointment 645-7641 III I A RESTAURANT J II I NOW BOOKING PARTIES FOR THE HOLIDAYS 536-2202 The Mountain Messenger, Thursday, October 18, 1990 5B Personnel News Resignations: Sarah Blevins - Teacher, Music/Band Rupert Elementary/Junior High, effec- tive 09-21-90. Jerry McClintic - Basketball Coach, Renick Junior High, effective 09-24-90. Patricia Milam - Teacher, Expectant Mother Program. (English) Greenbrier West, effective 09-24- 90. Retirements: Leroy W. Baker - Custodian IV, Lewisburg Jun- ior High, effective 09-24-90. Ber- nice Morgan - Cook Ill, Roncev- erie Elementary, effective 09-28- 90. Employments: Dale E. Boggs Bus Operator, Greenbrier East/Renick Area, 10 month employment, effective 10-18-90. Sheila Lilly Prince - LPN Instruc- tor, Greenbrier East, 240 Day Employment, effective 10-18-90. Everett Norton - Teacher, Exp. Mother Program. (Math), Green- brier East, to be paid on hourly rate based on degree and years experience. Two (2) hours per week, depending on availability of students, effective 10-09-90. Requested Transfers: From: Bus Operator, (Bus #83-28). Smoot Area To: Bus Operator, (Bus # 84-33), White Sulphur/Gbr. East Area, effec- tive I 0-10-90. Professional Personnel to Re- ceive Probationary Contract for 1990-91 School Year: Sheila Lilly Prince. Service Personnel to Receive Probationary Contract for 1990- 91 School Year: Dale E. Boggs. Approval of Professional Sub- stitute Personnel for 1990-91 School Year - Retroactive to I0- 02 -90. Substitute Teacher: Tonya Barnette. Approval of Professional Sub- stitute Personnel for 1990-91 School Year - Substitute Teacher: Kelly Barrl, Melda Eberle, William Gwlnn, Carolyn Blankenship, Genevee Flora, James Sampson. Request for Removal from Substitute Teacher List for 1990-91 School Year - Kimberly Cox, Stacy Nazier. Monroe Super Will Speak Gap Mills Parent Teachers Summer Youth Program Sucess Monroe County had 29 stu- dents to participate In Its Sum- mer Youth Enhancement Pro- gram at the County Vocational Technical Center. They averaged a gain of 2.3 years In reading and two years In mathematics. AJnong the 51 sites participat- ing, Monroe County students ranked third in reading improve- ment and fourth in mathematics hnprovement. "leachers working with this program were James Hlggen- botham, lead teacher and per- sonal guidance; John Woodson, career guidance, Joyce Pritt, reading; and Nutenna Weikle, mathematics Worksite supervi- sors for the program were Linda Boothe, Becky Crabtree and Randy Jeffries. Bus drivers were Donnie Bradley and Linda Boothe. Students participating in this program must be at least 14 years of age and meet certain eli- gibility requirements. Parents wanting their child to participate in this program next summer should coritact Maury Johnson at Peterstown High School or Greenville School or Connie Parker at Gap Mills School. West Virginia high school jun- iors, interested in participating in the 1991 Japan-U. S. Senate Student Exchange scholarship program, have until November 3 to submit their applications, ac- cording to Senator Robert C. Byrd. "q'wo high school juniors from every state will have the oppor- tunity to live for six weeks in the summer wlth a Japanese host family under the japan-U. S. Senate scholarship program, which is now in its tenth year," Mr Byrd said. Before traveling to Japan, the scholarship recipients will at- tend a four-day orientation pro- gram in the United States. When they arrive in Tokyo, the stu- dents will visit government offl- cials before leaving to join their host families in different areas of Japan. According to the Youth For Understanding International Ex- change, which administers the Association will host Monroe program, every school may County School Superintendent nominate one student for the Tom Williams at their October scholarship, Students who wish 15 meeting. Dr Williams will ad- dress his plans for the county schools and educational pro- grams for the coming year. Transportation and school con- solidation issues will also be dis- cussed, and parents and teach- ers questions answered. The public is invited. The meeting is at 7 p.m. at the Gap Mills School. Refresh- ments will be served. to apply should contact their principals or guidance offices. Semi-finallsts chosen by state selection committees in Febru- ary or March 1991. The Messenger Brings You News 8, zt, e***#t Ogt /-- Classifieds 647.5724 BURR RABBIT " CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC. " " "Moro Than Jt~t A Day Care" e, " DAYCARJ & PRFA~HOOL " IH Judy W. Bum~ 0Jcec.1o Ages 2-12 pe HC 70, Box D17 Hours: 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM ," W~?" ~'~' 304-536.4260 * II I FOR Greenbrier County Republican Issue: State funding of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Bill Wallace, speaking during the Senate Education committee's public hearing on reorganization of our state's colleges and universities, March 13, 1989: Athens, Cedar Grove, Chapmanville, Gassaway, Glen Dale, Mason, Pineville, Sutton, Whitesville, Tridelphia, Sophia, Seth--the fist goes on and on. All our towns of less than 2,000 people. All are towns served by graduates of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. Since 1979, eighty-nine of its graduates have settled in towns of less than 10,000 population. Over 180 graduates of the osteopathic school are now practicing in West Virginia. And for what price? $4.4 million. Eleven percent of the state's medi cal education budget or two percent of higher education funding. The fallacy of the Carnegie Report is its charge to the medical school of Marshall to turn focus to primary care and rural medicine. The osteopathic school is already doing that! I urge you to maintain its current level of funding so that it may continue to ful- fill its task of providing physicians to rural West Virginia. POI.IIAdV. --Paid for by candidate I IIIIII II II IIIII i:! i ! 'iii IN ii~i