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$ special school edition amherst news- ' fl; tim 1. 3" 4 ? . a " 2) - : r n 1 john funderburg pulls his paddle as he tries to make time at the ausablo canoe marathon race has grueling 17-hour pace by jason hawk news-times reporter may only have placed 33rd, but is real man's man. not did beat half teams in 63-boat on ausablc river last month, completed with three cracked ribs. "i felt some pain, that's over 17 hours long, you're used feeling pain," told week. july 24, about seven into 120-mile from grayling oscoda, ohio, and paddling part ner brian roycc tried pass another team an inside turn. it was a.m., temperature had dropped 42 degrees. dip caused heavy fog stir water's surface continued page 5 police, state say daycare spotless despite complaint neighbors killdcer drive foster home endangering children, officials police officers disagree. "this very old, stable neighborhood, we've always our share of kids -just 20 one time," said kjlldcer resident, who wishes remain nameless. "they are like gangs, roaming around intimidating younger children." city council representative jennifer wasilk contact child protective services investigate complaints year, after anonymous letter governor bob taft surfaced, accusing parent jackie dixon neglect. alleged that many children present any given day, "young opening second floor windows try ing get out." also claimed dixon, moved year ago, care subsi dies for personal needs, hid inspec tors, forced older ." pago 6 lorain county fair: it's miniature horse (of course, course) been lot hard work. since january, sisters melissa marianna malick spent every wednesday saturday mucking out stalls, brushing hides, cleaning hooves, putting two minia ture horses through their paces. eight months later, hickory hollow ready show off equine pals boo morgan fair. "i'm little scared because judging, i'm excited," 16-year-old marianna, spends four week grooming training him jump hurdles negoti ate obstacle course. seven-year-old miniature, which full-grown stands 34 inches tall, can leap 30 inch es air, walk bridges, zig-zag columns, bypass barrels. quite feat, consider aren't eager be trained. malicks both morgun five-year-old stubborn. wsm "backing up she doesn't really listen me," 12-y car-old melissa, her way l-shaped course reverse. "boo will home, when gets shows stage fright mother, chris. hit dooks summer days drifting away starts aug. 26 free last...amhcrst's par ents scramble prepare beginning 2004-2005 year. while parents rush pur chase pencils notebooks, principals arc hurrying final ize thousands details respective buildings. this 3,997 stu dents expected hallways steele high school, junior nord middle harris elementary powers shupe primary school. here what amherst's youth expect they report classrooms thursday, 26: school: newly-hired prin cipal mike gillam wel come 1,350 fold, plans place emphasis propping sophomores new onslaught testing. think probably biggest goal we sure take ohio graduation test prepared," comprehensive tenth-grade exams. starting class 2007, students mtij consecutive ycarsw ogt its follow-ups, j order receive diplomas. schools judgjpd grad uation rates, jscores, attendance, cjillam, hopes fonalfncmnose factors perfect card' system. open student-centered, decisions i focused kids.'hc said. hails elyria where principal six years. moving smaller pleasant change pace, said, although help usher past popu lation boom difficulties houses continue spring throughout area. "it's growing big plus me. see com munity, makes challenge," return, find remodeled main office area, well rc-grad-cd rc-poured tennis courts, day begins 8 a.m. ends 3:05 p.m. house set 23 6:30 jhs: faculty alike first full newly-constructed building (its doors opened january). we're kicking high-speed. taking notch don't build or move dis rupt routine other way," diamond. estimated 728 desks next 25 sev enth eighth grade math achievement testing, reading achieve ment test, anticipation 10 diamond "we all tests, so year," normal ado lescent developmental con cerns. point b, tough kids." jhs 2:59 scheduled 30, seventh 7 grade, testing name gome , lt third teachers tina dezer jill colerhdig mate rials, formulating lesson friday members marching band, under direction chris barbara, practice steps timing school's washington avenue fields. men amhorst comets football looklo fine pre-season shape drill snap morning. team's game 27 against admiral king.
|Title||Amherst News-Times, 2004-08-18, Special school edition|
|Description||Special school edition|
|Date of Original||2004-08-18|
|Source||LCCN: sn84028333, The Amherst news-times., 2004-08-18, Special school edition|
|Submitting Institution||Amherst Public Library|
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