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hkimlde VOLUME 9 — NUMBER 21 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5,1»«8 .M9.M21 <aiif tiBM) (if ao answer) SCHOOL FILE IIUNTLEY HIGH SCHOOL "UWTLEY, ILL «PAOK8 HAILED AMD UISTUIBUTBD WBUILV SchoolBoard Meeting The second bi-mounthly meet¬ ing of the board of education of Huntley Consolidated Schods was held on Wednesday, Augusl 2& in the board room of the high school. All members were present with the exception of Mr. Bastian. A motion was made by Mr. Jirik, seconded by Miss Mackeben to pay William Eisenminger 11360.00 for driver training education at other than school txHirs, due to the large era^Ument in this class; this mot¬ ion takes precedence over .j^ pre¬ vious motion to pay $1000! The motion carried, 6 ayes. Following thk motion the board discussed the budget needs of the various departments. Due to the' fact that the board of education does not have enough mojiey to cover all the budget requests of the vairious departments the dis¬ cussion ensued on where items should be cut. First, the board looked at non- academic portions of the budget, cutting some funds from music, driver's training education, home ecomonics and' other items les.<> •Mential to the education ei th« yonth. The board cut a total of $2,(00.00 fi-Mit tlie budget requests. A motion was made by Mr. Bein, ."jeconded by Mr. Stading to ap¬ prove department budgets as pre¬ pared and listed for Hie school year 1968-69. excluding the library bud¬ get. The board wanted to consult with Mr. Bennett before approving this budget. A motion was made by Dr. Grau, seconded by Mr. Jirik to approve imprss funds as follows: Petty Cash $75.00; Athletics $260.00; Book Fund $100.00. These funds were cut $260.00 from the ori^nal request¬ ed. The moton was approved 6 ayes. A motion was made by Mr. Jirik. seconded by Mrs. Thnm to ap¬ prove a COTitract for Riohard Sjo- Itmd to teach 5th grade tor the school year 1968-69 for the sum of $8600. It was reported Mr. Sjolund has a Master's degree and exper¬ ience. Tlie vote 'was 6 ayes. A motion was offered by Mrs. Thrun, seconded by Mr. Jirik to approve a contract for David Jam- ie8<m to teach 4th grade for the sohool years 1968-69 for the sum of $7700.00 Tbe vote was 6 ayes; Supt Marks was empowered by the board of education to ground reckless drivers -who drive danger¬ ously on or in the vicinity of school property. Tlie board stated that people with deliquent school book rental fees will be given one montii to make arrangements to pay. If they do not make sudi arrangements; the board will request a meeting to resolve this debt. There being no further busines-s, the meeting was adjourned. Notice To Voters Mrs. Margaret Dwyer, local reg- istn^on derk, reminds the voters of Hie comtnunity that she wDI be in the post offiice to register voters on Saturday, Sefit^nber 7, from 8 to 1$ and from 1 to S. For the cooveoience of voters lAto cannot register on those da^, tke wtU acc^ reparations at her hone at otiter tiims. She may be oiOed at 66M4M fbr mddng ap- ffoiatawots for registration. Kays Tells Eiection Ddta Listed below are several dates of importance in regards to the November 5th election. Oct. 5: Last day to apply for Presidential Ballot (only, for those otherwise unqualified (Chap 46 Par. 21401) Oct. 8: Laat day for registra¬ tion in the office of County Clerk or with registrars (Chap. 46 Par. 4-6). Oct. 21: First day for those qual- tfied to cast Presktential ballot in the office of County Clerk (Chap. 46 Par. 41-1.01). Oct. 31: Last day absentee elec¬ tors in the United States Service or dependents may make ^kpidicatioa for offidal ballot (Oiap. 46 Par. 20-2). Oct. 31: Last day to apply for absentee voters ballot (Chap 46 Par. 19-2, 19-4; 20-2). Nov. 2: Last day for absentee voters to apply in person for ab¬ sentee ballot (Chap. 46 Par. 1»4). Nov. 5: General, National, State and Coimty Eiection. (Art. V. and 3 Chap. 46 Par.>l). Song & Dance Group Entertains CitifiS r;^^.: tnaergarten 3 Sessions Due to the large number of stu¬ dents enrolled, kindergarten is be¬ ing run in three sessions this fall at the Huntley Elementary School. KA is in session from 8:30 A.M. to 10:30; the second, KB from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.; and the third, KC from 1:16 to 3:15 P.M. KA, which is taught by Mrs. Kathy Henk, has an enrollment of 27. KB has an enrollment of 21 and KC — 25. Mrs. Carol McGuine teaches the KB and KC sessions. Theee teachers are ably assisted by Mrs. Jean Meyer. Huntley elementary and high school students enj<^ed the ftrst assembly last Friday, August 30. The assembly featured a group of , Negro youth ranging in age from 12 — 18 who sang for the stu- ' dents and danced for them and with I tiiem in a square dance set. The They have danced together for four years under the leadership of Mr. Gordon Austin, a. teacher of Sth grade in the Webster Elemwitary School. The school is located in what is known as "lhe inner city" in the Lawndale area of Chicago. The group practice in the Lawn¬ dale Community Center. They have performed in Detroit and last year raised $3,000. for a trip to Phila¬ delphia, Pennsylvania. In order to do tiiis the group sold candy, held paper driver, popularity contests and dances. The group were spending eigtit days at Pleasant Valley Farm which is located about 6 miles nacih ot Huntley on the Grafton-Dorr town- Ground Leveled for Bus Garage Pictured above att huge eartli ntovlag madilnes of tte K. t>. £akl«y Constructioa Co. as tey wark levelling ground on ttae parkhig lot at Haat¬ ley High SchooL The parldng kt is betaig ralsad above the street level for dmteagd purposes. Ia aMitton, the cMapaay Is IcvdUaf the grouai lo tte saatt ei ^ the patUeg lot wbere tha aew hos garage wffl he caastmetM. Seided bUs fta- the new pole «n>« huttdlng wll he aeteetet et tte a»Mtmm.h.m Tt«ll KnpllKM ilflhn Im»4 «r M«IM.~*' ship border. They did work projects to eam money to come to the camp. They started the assembly pro- gijam last week by singing the Negro National Hymn; for this number they asked the Huntley students to staiid. Following the an¬ them the grous-ajBrng several i>op- by the group and their leader, Mr. Austin. Following the singing the group set up & recwd player and perform¬ ed round dances and square dances for the Huntley students. At the end of the program Mr. Austin in¬ vited the Huntley students to join the group in a square dance. The Huntley students followed members of the group quite -well. After the morning program which was given for the elementary stu¬ dents the boys in/the group shott baskets in the gymnasium and the girls toured the schod. A second program was presented in the after noon for the high school students. Mr. Austin stated that by taking his group out to perform for aud¬ iences such as the Hui#^ stu¬ dents he was doing his part to break down barriers ot race. Mr. Marks, superintendent of schools, stated that tWs assembly was the first opportunity some of the youngsters had of seeing a Neg¬ ro. Nursery School Has Openings The Nursary School at Grace Lutheran Ohurch — Woodstock held its first session Tuesday, Septembw* 3 at 8:30 A.M. .Mrs. Janet Windier, a qualified Grade School Teacher is in charge of the first session that meets on Monday and Tuesdays from 8:^0 A.M. to 11 A.M. Several pieces of new play equip¬ ment have been purefaase4 and is in uae during both sessions. Mra. EsUier Stahlecker a qualified Nnrsary and Grade Sohod teadier is in charge of the second sesskm that meet <m Wednesdays, Thurs¬ days and Fridays from 8:80 A.M. to 11 A.M. There are vaeandes at both ses¬ sions of the Nunary SdiooL It is not too I^« to raroU 4 year dds in thb exeaiiMt sdieal wlildi has a progresshw pitettan flpon tto gh^aff <d th* taheti rear to ' dose late hi MaVv Wanting Ms Stat«Neeis The McHenry Connty Mayor's Association met at the Safety Build¬ ing in Crystal late Monday, Aug. 26, to discuss wUh State Repre¬ sentative John Henry Kleine, the means of getting their cimimunities priMity Ust for state funds for their sewage disposal plants or other sewage problems. Klcioe )*atefl Ctystal Laks is 19th on the list and that 16 had already been notified that tiieir re¬ quest for funds had been granted. Cary was 10th on the list because of pollution problems, 'which af¬ fected the Fox River. Woodstock is 63rd on a list of 181 applicants asked for $28,000. Huntley is 161 and is asking for $18,000. Harvard is also asking for $280,- 000. Richmond is 120 on the list and requesU $1200. Algonquins plant is outdated. Kleine advised the mayan to "get o«ti of the [m9au3tU dream »t«fe" , and to "come up with" a well «n- gineered v^ and a specific amount of money to pay their share of the project. Also, to state def¬ initely what stream or water your city is contaminating. Improvements to the Huntley Sewage Plant are proposed in a forthcoming bond issue. The list wiU be revised in June of 1969 so those who did not get a grant have another chance to put in a request with more specific plans to show that they «re en¬ titled to receive state funds for their projecte. He said Congressman Rotert Mc- Clorjr may be of help in the ^an- nfair Kleine q^edflcally said to stay abreMFt with the plan as it is revised every six months. HutUley Needs Substitutes Huntly School District No. 168 is seeking stibstitute teadten at all levels, K —12 thb year. The sdnool district operated with a very limit¬ ed number et irilhrtitutes last year and is hoping to redify the situatfon at this tfane. Therefore, the local school board has ioereased substit¬ ute salary to ^.00 per day, making Huntley tte Ugbast paeiag district in tte are& T%ere are threa ways, to-whidi a person may qualtEf as a snbstitule teacher: 1. Possession of a substitute cer- ttflcale. 2. Possession of a college degree. 3. Evidence of ^ hours at Coll¬ ege credit and two yean of fidl-time teadibig experlenoe. Anyone interested, plMse con¬ tact Mr. James Bankes, HunUey 669-6109. Notice The Bowl-Hi Lanes Boys Girls Junior League will moet on Saturday at 10:80 A.M. % Thet Bowl-Hi Lan«a anaoonca a new league behig fonaed tbe Hand^-MsTCago La^s Lasgoe wffi bo>iri ee ttivadiy metvieg aH '9:50 A.M. / Thars arc opanincs and «B^oae IrtwasM to Jotntog thMJAbut^t tto BofnL.Bi hi^iee. . ~ ' ^j.i::%^- THiuiriiftitiiiiiliiiif'—"""'¦^- —^'
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
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