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' '^^ HUNTLEY. ^««* VOLUME 8 — NUMBER 12 THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 1967 PHONKt •669-6621 (any time) (if no answer) 469-0998 SCHCOI. FIL~ 8 PAGES MAILED AND DISTRIBUTED WEEKLY at* per cop* Park Board To Meet Wednesday There will be a meeting of the Huntley Park District Board on Wednesday, June 28, at tihe vil¬ lage hall at 8:00 p.m. The board member.i? invite all those who are interested in horse¬ back riding in the park to attend this meeting; also they invite all those who would like to voice their objections to horseback riding in the park to attend the meeting. Because of the rainy weather and the soft condition of the ground in the park it would seem unfavorable for riding in the park at this time, but the board mem¬ bers are hopeful of working out some&ing if those interested wonld attend the meeting and let them know what they would like to do. The members of the park board report that they have been both ' praised and condemned for their action in banning horses in the park until such time as a definite program can be worked out Tliey are willing to listen to ttie desires of the people In the community and the meeting of the 28th offers Cottgregational Bible School In a special worship service at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 18, the children ot the Congregational Church who had attended the two- week session of Daily Vacation Bi¬ ble School participated, to close this activity. They sang several songs which th«'y had learned to open the service. The Kindergar¬ ten class gave Three Bible Verses, the 1st and 2nd (grades gave the modern version of The Good Sama¬ ritan. "Stir In Some Brotherhood" was the presentation of the Third and Fourth Grades. The Fifth and Sixth Grades gave their version of the story of "The Prodigal Son." At the close of the service the parents were Invited to visit the classrooms where handicraft was displayed. Teachers and helpers who serv¬ ed during this vacation activity were: Kindei'garten teachers Kathy Jensen, Carol Eggebrecht; their helpers were Ann Michelsen, Pam Isenhart, and Caroline Ermel. .1st and 2nd grade teachers were Pat Zimmerman and Sheila Mon- tayne. 3rd and 4th grade teacher was Mrs. Lois Parisek, and her helpers were Sue Jirik and Sherry Montany. Sue Eggers and Debbie Eckman were the teachers of the Sth and 6th grade group. Mrs. Janis Andersen acted as superintendent for the Daily Vaca¬ tion Bible School, Louise Bakley was crafts superintendent. Mem¬ bers of the Ladies Aid and tlie Celas provided cookies and milk for the children each day during the two-week period. School Board Meeting The regular meeting of the Huntley Consolidated School Board of Education was held on Wednes¬ day, June 14. Dr. Gary Grau was selected as president pro tern in the absence of tho president, Wayne Zimmerman. All other members were present. Following the readinp and ap¬ proval of the minutes of the pre¬ vious meeting a motion was made and passed to establish a Dean of Students for the 19(57-68 school year, with rules and regulations to be submitted at a later date. The duties of the Dean of Students would be partially to administer discipline and enforce the dress code. Mr. Homer Barry was ap¬ pointed to this position later in the meeting. A motion was made and passed to pay Mr. Barry $600 for coach¬ ing biasketball, $600 for coaching football and $300 for serving as Athletic Director. Previously he had been paid 500 for coaching basketball and $500 for coaching football. The position of Athletic Director was newly established this year. The board voted to establish a ,., couCM. Jn nxxhanW <toJb»-,<awrh>i>y t)y'Mi'.'^einiis Kwirfn. This ooni-se ' will be open to any stodenta wish¬ ing to take it. Mrs. Elisabeth Anderson was hired to teach Ist grade. She has taught in Huntley previously for 8 years. The board alio approved a con¬ tract to employ Mr. Ronald Jacob- sen to teach mathematics in the hjjrh school. Mrs. Margaret Swanson was hired by the board as office sec¬ retary on a 10 month basis. The resignation of Jon Merritt was accepted. He taught high school English, Speech and Span¬ ish. The board also accepted the resignation of Mrs. Lucille Martin¬ dale who taught 2nd grade. The board approved tuition fees in junior colleges for Connie Koch, Jerome Chamness, Clyde McCampt>ell and David Rohlwins. A contract was accepted for Clarence Hartman to seed the lawn in front of the new school building. A motion was made to adjourn the regular meeting until June 20. Huntley Lions Club Chicken Barbeque Guest Precher At Trinity A guest preacher, Vicar Rich¬ ard Frank, of Algonquin, conduct¬ ed the Sunday morning worship services at Trinity Lutheran Church in Huntley in the absence of Rev. Fredrick Harm. Pastor Harm was out of town for several days seeing his son, Fritz, being sworn into his new job in Wash¬ ington, D.C. Vicar Frank is acrving one year of vicarage at St. John's Lutheran church in Algronquin. In case of emergency during Pastor Harm's absence from Huntley, persons are asked to contact Pastor Kenneth Benaon of Union or check at the church office. Special Twp. Meeting The sum of $10,000 was appro¬ priated for a local improvements by unanimous vote of the electors . present at a special town meeting la.st Wednesday, June 14, at the (JraflDn township parage. This meetinK' was called because <ir a petition .signed by citizens in tho township asking that a sec¬ tion he added to the budget for a iKiard of local improvements. In answer to a question by Mr. Russell, Supervisor Howard Ruth stated that it was hoped that by .September when money is levied, the township would know about what will be needed for the West' moor Gardens project. It was mentioned that legal and engineering fees on the previous local board of improvements for two projects (one in Westmore- Ciardens) was l>etwween $17 and $20,000. The Crystal Vista project has been dropped since the annexation. Credit Union The Board of Director* of the Huntley Community Credit Union voted to declare a 4t per cent an' nual dividend, computed semi-an¬ nually, to depositors as of June 30, 1967. Since the reorganization of the Credit Union in January, deposits and loan payments have been coming in regularly and tiie per¬ centage of profit has been such that the board felt the 4 per cent dividend was justified. In order to better serve cus¬ tomers the credit union office will remain open until 5 o'clock on Friday afternoons and will be open Saturday mornings from 9 until 12 noon. Lions Club Chicken Bar-B'Q The annual Lions Club chicken barbeqile dinner on Sunday, Fath- ,er's Day, was so successful that by 3:00 p.m. the anticipated 900 persons had been served and the supply of chicken, potatoes, rolls and pie were exhausted. In addi¬ tion to the 644 persons who ate dinner in the fire station a total of 286 carry out orders were sold. The committee had planned to continue serving until 4 o'clock, but by 2:30 it became evident the food supplies would soon run out. Several persons who had previous¬ ly purchased tickets received re¬ funds wlien they came too late to be served. The Lions wish to thank every¬ one in the community and nearby areas who supported this venture so enthusiastically. The line began forming before 11:00 a.m. and there was no let up of customers during the entire four hours. Senior P.F. Plans Hayride The Sr. P. F. of the Congrega¬ tional Church have planned for a hay ride party on Sunday, June 25. Members of the group are ask¬ ed to meet at the church at 7:30. Further information may be ob¬ tained from Chuck Ruth or Mrs. Frank Kerrick regarding this ac¬ tivity. Lutheran Bible School Over 150 were enrolled in the two week Daily Vacation Bible School held at the Trinity Luther¬ an Church from June 6-16. Most of the children (all but 30) had a perfect attendance record for the two weeks. On the last day of the school a special program was held for the parents of Bible School chil¬ dren at which the awards for at¬ tendance and certificates were given to the children. The proigram started wtth a special liturgy designed for Bible School children, followed by the • singing of hymns the children had learned during the two weeks. At the close of the progrram the chil¬ dren went to their classrooms and picked up their handicraft Mrs. Robert Skhultz acted as organist, Margirite Baumgartner and Beverly Albrecht serred as pianists during the period, and Mrs. WUmer Rohlwing served as secretary.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
|Description||Weekly Newspaper from the Huntley Area Public Library Collection|
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