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F! CLINCH COUNTY NEWS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1990 Page 4 QUESt CII rvice Kindergarten Reco liJzed Arbor DayRestructiLtringF°rmati°nOfSch°°lTasl Continued FrOIFront Page ..... Force Countdown Toward ~ ther Den ATLANTA--A task force At 19 made up primarily of Gear- ed; nails need to be gia classroom teachers ed. Holes need to will tackle the challenge of nails need to be developing strategies to Cable needs to be address the future of nails need to be Georgia's schools, the ed. Rubber mats Georgia Association of be stretched; nails Educators (GAE) announ-be hammered. cedtoday, need to be washed 4: Speaking to the Georgiamore nails need ":~::~ State Senate, GAE presi- hammered! Also dent Luvenia Jackson told needs to be the lawmakers that the or- served, and child • ganization has created a needs to be provided. Restructuring of Schools Don't you want Task Force. part of this fun and The Kindergarten at Homervllle Elementary/Middle "GAE believes that there ment? You School recognized Arbor Day Friday, February 16 is no more qualified group thrilling it can be to by planting a dogwood tree. The students participated of people to assist with the on the local ~ '~ -~.,.o in a field trip to Southern Forest World in Waycross development of a plan to teams. Well, just earlier that week to gain a better understanding of meet the needs of today's the thrill of Sixth grade students work diligently to move gravel ville Elementary/Middle School, and they pose proud- trees and their importance to their lives. The Kinder- student than those who helping the dreams inside to the planters in the lobby at the new Homer- ly beside the completed project, garten wishes to thank Ranger Foster Smith and the have the day-to-day, 847 "young Sixth grade students the development of self- elude: Amy Allen, Anthony King, Bernard Martin, Georgia Forestry Commission for the donation of the hands-on responsibility at Homerville from Mrs. Stovall's Quest confidence. Butler, Carra Crumbley, Ansley Minson, James tree. for educating young pea- Middle School class have recently cam- Quest, Skills for Adoles- Brian Delk, Nichole Doug- Nipper, Anita Pittman, pie," Ms. Jackson said.nifty. Certainly, you' pleted a school servicecence, is a relatively new Ins, Doran Gordan, BradSylvia Simmons,Lorinda Howard Urges Genera] She noted that the taskenjoy participating in learning project. For their program for sixth and se- Graddy, Denise Holmes, Stalvey, Alice Taylor, April force, while made up pri- fantastic Clinch project, the students chose venth grade students. The Geofrey Johnson, Kenneth Thrift and Joseph Wil- Assembly To Ax The Timber Tax marily of classroom teach-times. ers, also has representa- Remember, to beautify their new Quest program is, in a liams. Senator Pierre Howard tion from other education tion Days are March school building by plant- sense, a prevention pro- (D-Decatur), a candidate said Senator Howard. "The employees, parents and and you can help. ingpeacelillies and philo- gram. It substantiates the Elementary School Show Colors for Lieutenant Governor, impact ofthistax could be community and civic lead-contact Mrs. Bebe dendrons in the brick importance of self-confi- introduceda resolution devastating bothecono- ers. nedy, Mrs. Audrey planters which are located dence and skills in commu- The group's specific Mrs. Betty Smith or inside the entrance to the nication, decision making, today in the Georgia State mically and environmen- school. The class made and critical thinking in Senate urging the Depart- tally. The forestry industry charge is to: Kathy Ritz for more many contacts to ask for addition to factual informa- ment of Revenue and theis very valuable to this• Recommend a core mation and to sign advice and to locate the he- tion for making healthy General Assembly to re-state, and this tax discou- curriculum designed to help. cessary materials, and they decisions. All activities peal the regulation that rages the planting of new meet the immediate and There really are were very appreciative are geared to help young allows counties to impose trees. Furthermore, the de- future needs of our stu- words adequate of the responses. The adolescents make healthy, a separate tax on timber, forestation that is occurring dents that allows them to thank the many Clinch County Board of constructive decisions for in addition to the tax on because of this tax willbecome fully productivehave made financial Education shared the cost themselves. Quest teaches the land on which it stands, cause irrepairable damage citizens, and; tions and of the plants and potting civic values of honesty, The measure states thatto our environment. • Recommend a crea- time and effort. At soil with Homerviile Ele- respect for self and others, this issue needs to be car- Both our wildlife and our tive delivery system that $39,200 of the mentary/Middle School, responsibility, self-disci- rected during the current beautiful rivers and st-addresses the unique $50,000 has been and the potting soil was pline, service to others, legislative session. Because reams will suffer from the learning styles and living ed. Perhaps the the State Constitution resulting erosion. We need conditions of all students, word "Thanks" will villeSUppliedFeedatandC°StSeed.bY Homer-con. freeand commitmentlifestyle, to a drug- requires tax-reducing to a~ thiSalsotaXunderstandimmediatelY.that " dents.Particularly "at risk" stu- Most assuredly, the tainer Corporation donated Experts find that three bills to originate in the and twinkling eyes the cypress mulch, and Mr. causes of teenagers' prob- House, Senator Howard many county governmentsMs. Jackson told the le- students as they Ronnie Douglas delivered lems are low self-esteem, introduced this resolu-in Georgia are in desperate gislators that the 30-mem- Panther Den the the cypress mulch to the feeling disconnected from tion in an attempt to begin need of additional reve- bet task force would build will really "say it all." movement toward a re- nue," Howard further sta- on the foundation created Contributions that school. Gravel was donated family, and poor decision-, ted. "While I do not be- by Governor Joe Frank been accepted peal. for the students to use at making and communication "This tax places an un-lieve this timber tax is the Harris' Quality Basic Edu- February 15 issue the planters' base for skills. Research shows On Friday, February 16, 1990 students at Homerville fair burden on the timber- proper mechanism in this cation act. NEWS are as follows: drainage purposes. Thisthat providing information Elementary/Middle School show their colors as they land owners of this state," instance, I do stand cam- The School Restructur- Bronze project gave Quest students about the "symptoms" of anxiously await the playground construction week of mitted to working with ing Task Force's written Mrs. Annie Laurie Pe the opportuniy to work to- some problems, such as March 14. Pictured above are students in kindergar- county officials all over recommendations will beand Tim & Janice Reg gether cooperatively todrug use, is important, ten and first grade proudly wearing their custom- Georgia in developing presented to state policy- Additional Donatia accomplish a goal. By but is not enough. To re- designed Panther Den Playground T-shirts. SILVERPLATE alternative sources of re- making bodies. Mrs. Mary Lynn /~ assuming responsibility sist pressures and manage venue for their budgets." Mr. & Mrs. Keith 1] for the project, the students challenges they face, Mr. & Mrs. Charle Silverplatc is silver t~t is For the past two years, not only felt pride in a job teenagers need to under- only skin deep. Under the Senator Howard has tra-lic vote on a state lottery, veled extensively through- and reform in the nursing Harris, Myrtle & Che well done, but also gained stand the changes of early surface is a base metal, out the State of Gear- home and insurance indus- Mrs. Josie Wildes and self-confidence. Service adolescence, gain self- Mathis {donated mate usually an alloy of nickel, gia talking and listening tries. He is also working learning projects are inclu- confidence, manage copper and zinc, but some- to the citizens about their for his proposed constitu- JoAnn H. Wilson, ded in the Quest curricu- feelings, learn to deal with times just the first two primary, needs and con- tional amendment to force&Beverlee Bruorton. lure to allow students the negative peer pressures, metals, say hous!ng,¢xper~ 'cern~ ";'His ~ ~tmmpaign violent felons and druK - Patron • opportunity te,tetke respon- and become better family The fug~,Moon i~nine times as bright as a half-moon, sibility, feel skillful, and members, since the surface of the visible half-moon is extremely ~vith The 7Jniversily of feel appreciated--three Students who partici- rough and mountainous, which makes for more shadows Georgia Extension Service. platform includes a push pushers to serve more time Cvprcss Sah, s, Ke~ essential components for pated in this project in-and lessreflected sunlight, for stronger environmen- in prison before gettingL(,(,i tal protection laws, a pub- parole consideration. 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