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Before the drive-in film, "Ghostbusters," started on the big screen, AVFS Executive Director Kathryn Hecht gave the audience a look at two of the short videos made during this summer's film camps. ~ i The bicycle portion of the race will affect traffic patterns on July 27 By Heather Bailey Staff Writer heather@sonomawest.com On July 27, the bicycle portion of the IRONMAN Santa Rosa 70.3 triathlon will wind its way through the north county, including significant portions of Windsor. Traffic patterns will be affected, due to either road closures, or having to share the roads with racers. The effects will be felt approximately 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on race day. This race is known as a half triathalon, with all the race distances halved from what was done in the full Ironman in May. The swim portion of the race will take place at Lake Sonoma, while the bike portion will wind its way through north county. They will leave Lake Sonoma via Rockpile, Dry Creek and then Dutcher Creek roads, before heading down Asti Road to Highway 128. They'll travel Highway 128 to Chalk Hill Road, before heading down Faugb~t Road to Shiloh Road before turnin.g south Oh Windsdr Rbad t6 tbke Slu~ 'er Road to Olivet Road, to West College Avenue to Stony Point Road where the transition to the final running phase will take place. The race finishes up in Railroad See Tri Page 9 Hopes full-time option will bring back students who left By Zo~ Strickland our CHS independent study teacher," Reveille Editor he added. "There are learning zoe@sonomawest.com modules, and assignments have to be completed prior to testing." In an effort to retain students and The district knows that this bring back some who left to study program won't be for every student, online, the Cloverdale Unified School Director of Curriculum Steve District is adopting a full-time Charbonneau said, so it will have a independent study program. The process to "ensure only those students program, run through the Edmentum who would succeed in such a program software, is expected to be available to be enrolled." Cloverdale High School students this A parent/student handbook about coming school year. the program will be published in "The program will launch in the August and a section of the handbook fall, with students able to enroll lists the sorts of situations that may starting Aug. 1," CUSD lead to a referral into the program. Superintendent Jeremy Decker said. Those situations include "family "We are excited emergency or about inviting extenuating students back to are excited about circumstances, the district who financial needs or have left the invit][ig students back to circumstances, district for this physical or mental type of program the district, illness, before we offered uncontrollable life an online, situations limiting homeschool Jeremy Decker, CUSD the student's oriented learning Superintendent ability to attend experience. In fact, school on a regular we have already basis, or as part of been notified that a few students are an effort of the family to home committed to returning." school." Over the past two years, the district Additionally, Charbonneau said has lost 20 students who have chosen that requests from those interested in to instead attend online classes or be enrolling will be reviewed on a case- homeschooled; this loss is a by-case basis. The review will contributor to the district's 65-student determine if the administration enrollment loss from 2018 to 2019. believes the student has the capability "It is our goal to invite them back of learning independently. and provide them the kind of program "That will be a key factor in that the student needs," Decker said. student success for this program," he Those enrolled in the program full said. time will still be required to meet with Adopting a full-time independent a CHS teacher periodically, Decker study program helps fill a gap in the said. The student can meet in person, educational options for students who, or virtually, due to any of the circumstances listed The program will be run by the above, may have trouble attending administration at CHS, and students school. participating will have the option of Prior to the adoption of a full-time having a hybrid schedule, where they program, the CUSD already offered a can attend classes in person as well. "We have made the decision that all testing will be done in-person with See School Page 9 LOOKING BACK -- The Cloverdale History Center's newest exhibit is a tangible display the way we operate. New exhibit tracks innovative advances for everyday life By Zo6 Strickland things we used to do, but don't have Reveille Editor to do anymore," Gray said. "I want zoe@sonomawest.com people to understand what some of these old folks had to go through." A new exhibit installed at the As time goes on and society Cloverdale History Center Museum progresses to get more advanced or aims to bridge generational gaps. more efficient, many items fall into The exhibit highlights the ever- disuse; items like boxey mechanical shifting evolution of technology -- adding machines get set aside for an old-fashioned churning ice cream pocket calculators or phones. maker, a mechanical adding "I'm going to be 93 years old, and machine, glass electrical insulators I've seen a lot of these," Gray said. and others all tell a visual history of One in particular, her favorite items that were once used in daffy item in the exhibit, she grew up life, but now sit idle. hearing about. While some of the pieces on "I can remember my father exhibit may not function anymore, talking about making a crystal radio the center's exhibit curator Marge set," she said. Gray hopes that the pieces will Some items, like a set of cigar spark conversation between those molds, hearken back to when who may have been around when Cloverdale had a business that each innovation was originally used, manufactured cigars, Gray said. and those who grew up in today's Gray said her hope is that those more technologically advanced who visit the exhibit, located in the world. "The whole exhibit is based on See Museum Page 9 Photos provided of how innovation has changed AND AGAIN -- The mimeograph was used to duplicate copies using a stencil, it's been replaced by a copier.