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ave fu Published weekly since 1879 Sonoma County, CA is Labor ay August 27, 1997 VoL CXVII, Issue 35 35 Cents BACK TO SCHOOL F[,2 new classes, progams await new students :hildren rWarned by authorities out for giant yellow monsters that tWallow them up from Sept. 2. 'best recour, author- to go peacefully with who will surely too difficult to the will be glad to get this year, with a classes greet them. is what students can each school. School Claudia Plumley re- Jefferson School has met the State set 20 in each class- begin school at :10 am and be released at 2 pro, Monday-Fri- day. Parents are asked to register their children before school starts so they can have a less hectic first day experience. Also, hand- book folders will come home with students with important infor- mation that must be returned promptly. Daycamp (daycare) will be of- fered again this year from 7 am tc 6 pro. Daycamp received a grant and now has more mate- rials and storage. For more in- formation call Julie Pardini at 894-9485. As of this writing, enrollment at Jefferson was up about 30 students from last year with more students signing up, ac- cording to Plumley. Early fig- ures stood at 524. The school will continue to _at go, Jef-ha_re unselgo Engsh as a once again offering Second Language, speech thera- afternoon sessions session will he- and children will at 11:50 am. The session will begin at and end at 3:15 pro. first through third released about an Mondays to give time. been cut, and third graders will py, resource specialist programs, and each grade level will once again have a teacher or assis- tant in each class who can speak Spanish. An outgrowth of the Reading Recovery Program, a one-on-one teaching approach that dramat ically improves students read- ing skills called the REACH Plan will be used in the classrooms. According to Plumley, for the first time this year a cross age tutoring program will be start- ed. "Eighth graders in Jon Mill- er's class will bus to Jefferson and meet with students needing additional readinghelp four days a week and they will be trained. This year we will have interven- tion at every grade level," Plum- Icy said. Breakfast and lunch programs are still offered and free and reduced lunch forms will be sent home with students on the first day, along with emergency cards which must be filled out and sent back immediately. There are several new teach- ers at Jefferson including trans- fers from Washington School: John Travinsky, David Gregg, Jocelyn Hester, and Brenda Si- moneau; and new hires, Julie Lawson (Hunt) who worked as a substitute at Jefferson; Cheroe Tappin, formerly a teacher in Healdsburg; and Julie Brandt, who lives in C]overdale and taught in Santa Rosa. The teach- ers are filling positions opened by the retirement of Mrs. Will- iams, Mrs. Peck, and Mrs. Mich- elon, and the influx of more students and class size limits. The art docent program has been replaced by a multicultural arts program geared towards this year's school theme: "Jefferson's World of Leaders'. According to Plumley, each classroom will qe- come' a country with an all year- round emphasis on multicultural literature and geography while conveying the point that people around the world are more alike than different. Two stuffed animals, a "C-eo 5 team casually relaxes before the €onference starts. Eva Chu is in the middle in on the fer dght. students attend FHA-HERO Training Conference and Alex McNulty, 5 officer, recently 1997 Region Offic- Conference CROTC) Association of Ameri- Related (FHA-HERO) at State University, 29-August 1. conference, Eva had the which focused on leadership devel- proce- speechei, public speaking. the FHA-HERO 5 President. her office in- a represen- 5 at all State meetings. will be creating a The theme he has chosen for this years is Dare to Discover the Treasures of FHA-HER(F'. Eva and Alex, along with the other four Region 5 officers de- veloped and presented a work- shop about "Discovering Connections with Business and Industry'. Officers from other ' regions learned from them as they described how to connect with businesses by first offering services to them. Durin the course of the train- ing all the students participated in a speech contest. Alex wrote and delivered a presentation ti- tled, "flow Can FHA-HERO In- volve Business and Industry into a Chapter Program of Work.  Eva's speech topic was, "How is FHA-HERO Integral to The Home Economics Careers and Technology Pregram. It was an exciting moment when Eva's speech was given the top award! As region offcers, the theme is responsible for planning two Pkm rum Io hock po Alter over 30 years the Cloverdais Art Commission disbanded and in honor of their founding member, the late Bud Emmel, they donated $1125, each, to the Cloverdale Rre Depatment and Cloverdais Health Care District. (Back row, from left) Bud's grandson and volunteer flrefighte¢ Dave Emmef, Bud's Jaughter Carol Allen, Lucy Hensley, Audrey Ball, FlrefigMer AI Deisid, Fire Chief Jack Roeavear. (Front row) Bud's wife mldred Emmef, Wnm Connofly and  NOtlm'y. (see story  4) IIIIIIIIIII i II IIII Cheetah" and a "Geo Lion" are currently being shuttled from airplane to airplane by flight per- sonnel and are taking trips around the world. Flight atten- dants take postcards out of the bags attached to the animals and write about their travels. The cards are sent home and then read to students. Teachers are also starting off the year by bringing pictures of themselves somewhere in the world and talking about the plac- es they've visited. This year the office mascot is a tarantula from Peru. Washington School Class schedules for fourth through .sixth graders will he posted alr 4 pm on August 29 at Washington School. 7th and 8th graders will receive their class schedules at an 8 am meet- ing in the gym the first day of classes. Last year students were re- leased about an hour to an hour plmo tom to tmck po@o As closure nears, Clover Market cuts advertising By Robin Kramer Clover Market, in preparation of turning over its stock to Ray's Food Place and closing October 1st has discontinued its adver- tising inserts in the Cloverdale Reveille and the Press Demo- crat. According to store owner Jack Hafner, Clover carries a lot of Best Yet private label items-- items Ray's Food Place does not want and will not give credit for when they take over Clover's inventory. Ray's private label line is Western Family. As a result, Clover is not re- stocking it's Best Yet brands and at least half of the Clover adver- tisement features Best Yet goods. The store will continue to have the same sales, but has opted not to go with a 'run of the paper' ad to inform customers, relying on in-store signs instead. According to Hafner, Clover will continue operating with a full inventory. He plans on re- placing the private label brand with national brands. When word came out the end of July, that Ray's Food Place, the new supermarket at the Furber Ranch Plaza, had pur- chased Clover, Hafner was on vacation and unable to comment. Now, he explains, he just felt it was a good time to get out of the grocery business. "Within a pe- riod of two weeks it was my 50th wedding anniversary, 73rd birth- day, and 50th anniversary in the grocery business--There comes a time really," he said. He also was worried about the fate of his loyal employees. "The biggest thing that bothered me most of all, is ifl stayed, and the new store opened, I'd have to get rid of about half my people. This way most of my people will be working across the street," he said. According to Hafner, each of his employees was given the chance to be interviewed by Ray's and will probably find out if they've been hired this week. He said he did not know if employ- ees who are picked up will retain seniority and benefits accrued during their years of employ- ment at Clover. In the contract between Hafner and Ray's, Ray's stipulated that Hafner could not put a grocery store on his property for at least 10 years. Hafner recently met with Longs officials about the possi- ble expansion of Longs Pharma- cy, but as of yet, is uncertain of their plans. The Region Steam  poeas w.h thor two advlamrs whh attending the 1997 FHA-HERO Region Officers Treining Conference, in Fresno. Front row, on Ihe right, is Cloverda's Eva Chu. Back row, on the left is Mrs. Cummins, ndddis Is Alex McNulty. I IIII II III I II . | III I II II IIIII After school program available at Boys and Girls Club The Boys and Girls Club of Cloverdale will once again offer a before and after school program for kindergarten children. The club is open for the Kindergarten Program from 7:30 am to 6 pm daily (Mon-Fri). Ifyour child is attending Afternoon Kinder- garten, we open at 7:30 am, provide age appropriate programming, mid-morning snack and put them on the bus to school at 11:10 am. They return by bus to the Club aRer school at 3:30. If your child is attending Morning Kindergarten, the bus brings them to the Club right after school at 11:30 am. Again we provide a snack and age appropriate programming. The ost for either program is $6 per day in addition tO the one time 1997 membership cost of$25," a club spokesperson explained. Item turn to page tJ I IIII I I Bill IIIIII I IHlillll I I L !,