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ho u a: -r r q? m ft c w o x f r- 1 h see how local grads fare amherst news-tim a ruling curtails research page 2, schools lose title i fundihy board eyes new plan to meet reading needs by paul morton associate oditor money is gone for program designed help struggling elementary students with read ing and math, school officials arc looking ways keep the going. according special educa tion director dan trent, based on data from 1999 census, no longer qual ify tide funding. received $157,000 in 2002-03 year, which paid nine part-time math tutors grades. "i made phone calls all informed them they would not be employed this coming year," trent said. "wc were told our area coor dinator that an unappeal able decision, amherst, avon lake, avon, colum bia same boat, of funding gone." percentage involved free- reduced-lunch program. because percen tage dropped below required number, die qualify money. loss es pecially hurtful considering mandate federal "no child left behind" legislation. among odicr changes, as re sult legislation, portion ohio profi ciency test will given diird grade starting 2005. superintendent robert boy nton said have come up replace fund ing. he present at their july meeting. involves paying core curriculum harris powers using additional education receive next year. those currendy uic general fund. savings fund, pic hire shupc continue without feel we can quirement hind," boynton just won't do it." had planned third even fore was announced. interim, june 23 meeting, approved boynton's recommendation substi tute teachers. also other positions posted could apply. children church christ's vacation bible fun matter what ages nursery (left), classroom (middle), or outside (right), principal's career goes full circle swinging good time wfierelhey play homemade four-person windup swing built rev. jd mcintosh laypeople. kids scrambled climbing wall, enjoyed hay rides, ate earthworm pudding snacks. david anghilantc's has truly circle. after beginning his teaching k-8 parochial cleveland area, anghilantc later developed various administrative posidons. now, preparing retirement while another primary school, principal school. came steele high 1977 assistant keystone. named 1979. newcomer it excidng him larger more facilities resources. "it friendly place there veteran staff when arrived," "in fact, 'a number members who been hired miss (marion l.) steele. getting latter part dieir careers knew bus iness. one young guys on, but working over years." increases early cighdes, began update many textbooks learn materials. dme, worked crease credits quired graduauon. change gradual, led tional opportunities time. five years, anghilante held position office where charge drug-free prog ram. responsible emis (educational manage ment information system) district, estab lished electronic communication standards between department educauon. then opportunity pre sented itself, became 1995. "each environment very enjoyable aspects," "it's great years. they're so naturally ex uberant outgoing friendly. really ume like part, i'll along people work with." adopted courses study enhanced materials learning now expected powers. cause this, (hat teach- ers harder than ever become complex old "readers." plans spend family dur retirement, well some traveling following list places wife visit. "i'll lot different being ar ound things go on," "when beard office, took little adapt away dynamic environment, expect through' kind leave school." anne frank production stage workshop players announces final season,, "the diary frank," frances rich albert hackctt, adapted "anne frank, girl," teresa jenkins assembled cost uiis producuon: jessi malicki anne; her parents played jenifer jack warren. margo sarah wozniak; van daans portrayed claude coller, margaret hnat tim allen. cotton wul appear mi. dusscll; rachel endrezzi mcip geis; sheldon lawrence mr. kralcr, todd mcgill nazi officer; mike lcuszler steve brown dutch collaborators. dates 10-12, 18-19 25-26, ail 8 p.m. bo sunday mati nees 20 27 3 tickets $8,50 each may reserved calling box 988-5613. group rates are available groups 15 more. informauon call visit web sitc www.workshopplayers.com. theatre located 44820 middle ridge rd cooper foster relief begins jason hawk nows-timos reportor waiting motor ists frequent park road amherst's north cm border lorain endure bumps, bruises, potholes longer. city nounced last month ef fort widen con struct addidonal lane begin end june, mayor john higgins news-times week mat liavo bumped back unul august higgins, widening project initiated 1992, formed verbal cooperative agreement order entice super k-mart build lcavitt intersection. time, kresge cor poration, k-mart's troy, michigan-based parent com pany, put forward $600,000 toward widening. maining bulk project's $2.6 million price tag covered grant share ,of costs total $92,600 storm sewers run beaver creek, council voted unanimously continued pag 4 amcmmtijaallhhtauujuiiaiijh
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2003-07-02|
|Date of Original||2003-07-02|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|