Amherst News-Times, 2001-04-18
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|| Library trustee needed — Page 2 Two track stars sign college pacts — Pac - - _. " : q a r - r J -. - 1 Amherst News-Time fl _> o H Wednesday, April 18, 2001 Amherst, Ohio IF I 8¥_:« ■*J>L « -» -w ._ 7 - • ,-_*.*, ______ .^«- 7 - ■ry'Sm^-^mX_*^:^/'_wW'_^\l ~* \j l| .-.•__««■—•*.■,: .. . r *•-'«_■ . 5. I__F "P iXi ^ IH •■l-v. ____rf m>: -Br- i. ____*<*'-'-' ^ ••■' inC Get ready, get set, go... _, w _.~7 ..-jr."•" p.-;. Ju j'-l __Pt-~1__r~~_-- '" --U . **..-.* -.""hf^-j<B-5__i __p^ .__ar ^^ _. aaa— ".-•-" -.p"*^. tSs!__4tw__-_H _9E , _k__Hr V;«.--,■■•>-?-;■.■ £Wj v-.-<<23p£S$r £ **. . .yC»r *>'•'. ■• V. .,•"-.,-. ;•; "V,- !•-■ Uf_ ■*; V.«- • ... ___+ _-»___,♦ a-..-. •_■■»•■' --.:.- . •;•-•>•" . »•» -•>_-. v- You cant count your chickens till all your eggs are hatched, but Saturday so they can start collecting their eggs, and hopefully children who turned out for the event, sponsored by the Lions and first you have to have some eggs...these youngsters are waiting for some candy treats. They were in competition with hundreds of Leos of Amherst, the annual Easter egg hunt at Maude Neiding Park to begin last State of schools: fine, but few turn out to hear by YVONNE GAY News-Times reporter Where were you last Tuesday night? if yem were like most residents, chances are you weren't at a State of the Schools meeting. School superintendent Robert Boynton, along with members of the school board and representatives from Clark _. Post Architects sat in front of a sparsely filled Marion L. Steele High School gymnasium April 10, hashing building plans and addressing parental concerns. "Last year over 500 people attended," Boynton said from the podium, disappointed by the small turnout "Your attendance shows how much you really care about Amherst schools." Boynton went on to address school finances, student performance levels and the issue most residents came Out to hear — the reorganization for the 2002 school year. The new junior high school is being bulk to aceonmod-M Amherst's overcrowded school Steele. However, if building projects are not completed on time, educators will be prepared for Plan B. Boynton said student* would move into According to Boynton, two plans have been shaped concerning building completion of the new junior high school, and the start of the 2002 school year. Plan A would be the ideal situation. Construction would begin in the summer as planned and both projects, the new junior high school and additions to the existing high schools, would be completed before the start of the SepL S, 2002 school year. Students K-1 would report to Shupe, 2-3 Powers, fourth-graders to Harris, 5-6 Nord, 7-8 to the new facility and 9-12 to it If l_SUy to be occupied, even if the move would have to take place during Ihe school year. "We feel we can move two grades in mid-year, but we don't want to move eight grades during that time. It would be too confusing for five-year-olds," Boynton said. "On the other hand, we're not going to leave a new building sitting empty." Plans for the two-floor, 112,000 square foot junior high school include a special education department, science laboratory, music and art room, commons and media CONTINUED on paga 4 School superintendent Robert Boynton at the State of the Schools meeting last week speaks to a small crowd who attended. Students remember classmate who died by YVONNE OAY News-Times reporter Sabrina Hamby-Rittenour's eyes were sad, but she still managed a smile. She thanked everyone who came out that day; especially the children who had formed a circle in front of a small tree and while plaque. "I want to thank Canon's classmates for doing this. We know Carton is spending his days in heaven and that gives us joy. I would like to dunk you all." she laid, her voice finally giving way. Just moments before, the Hamby- Rittenour Emily had walked from Harris Elementary School, along the sidewalk and into the lawn in front of the building. A stream of children ■arched quiedy behind, clinging to bobbing balloons with words of Nt- ter goodbyes scribbled on top. The small Tuesday. April 10 ceremony was in memory of Carson Hamby-Rinenour. The 10-year-old was killed while riding his bicycle on North Lake Street in October of A crimson king maple tree andpiaque were de- Ink) the air in memory of their friend. His mother dteated to the memory of Canon Hamby- attended the ceremony. Rittenour last week. Students released baloons •loaf with teacher CONTINUED on page % City announces list of streets for repair With warm weather comes construction projects of all kids, particularly on city streets. This year, the city has targeted several streets for asphalt resurfacing as well as crack reseating. Under the paving program, the following streets have been scheduled for asphalt resurfacing: • East Street • Elyria Avenue to Maple Street, • Candy Lane - West Martin Avenue to North Lake Street • Brandt Avenue - North Main to end. • Sipple Avenue • North Main to end. • Crocker Street • Milan to end. • Woodside Drive • Leavitt to Orchard. Under the 2001 creek and joint sealing program, the following streets have been scheduled for repair Golden Russett. Rome Beauty to Jonathon. Jonathan. Golden Russett to Golden Russett Charles Avenue, South Lake Street to Alexander. Alexander, South Lake Street to Alexander. Siooehedge Way, Kar-A-Bru to Canterbury Court. Beechcliff Drive, Stonehedge Way to South Lake Street East Canterbury Court. Stonehedge Way to cul-de-sac. Central Drive. Plait Avenue to Cleveland Avenue. Harris, Cleveland Avenue to end. Shady Drive, Brant to Eaat Martin. Rainbow, North Main Street to Lincoln. Sunrise Drive. North Main Street to Wa Greenlawn, Lincoln Street to Tenn Lane. Birch. North Woodhill Drive to Tens Lane. Tens lane, Birch to Sunrise Drive. Washington, Lincoln Street to Shadylawn. Mill Street Tenney to Spring Stmt Spring Street Tenney to Mill Street Shupe. Minerva to Ann. Aaa. Shupe to Blyria Avenue. But Kendal Court. Raveanjaai to Wm Kendal Com. KiuimJhi to ■ v
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2001-04-18|
|Date of Original||18-APR-2001|
|Submitting Institution||Ohio Historical Society|
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