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gn. TOLUME 9 — NUMBER 82 THURSDAY. NOVEMBER 21.1968 FBOMBi .669-6621 (aay tima) (if no answer) 8 PAGES 469-0098 Tax Referendum December 14 Shortatre of money In the Edu¬ cational Fund has resulted in a pro posed tax referendum December 14. An Ove'-draft, $20,000.00 was necessary for the 1967-68 school in the Edrpational Fund. Projections for 68-69 budget year shows that another overdraft as large as $40,000.00 is possible. The la'-s'est expenditure in any district Educational Fund is for teachers salaries. It has been nec¬ essary for the Board of Education to increase the expenditures for is to compete successfully for teach er talent. Teacher salaries for the Huntley district for the present year are competative. ^ A second mayor factor for in¬ sufficient money to operate the school is the increased enrollment. In 1939, 265 students were enroll¬ ed in the district. The enrollment increased to 330 in 1950 and to 671 In 1960. The present enrollment is 789. In the past eight year the enrollment has increased 218 pupils. The increase averages to 28 stu¬ dents a year, or an average in¬ crease of one new class a year. To meet the demands tar increase in classrooms and the need fer up¬ grading the educational program, the staff was increased 38%. This percentage of staff insrease com¬ pares favorably with the Huntley Planning Commission's estimate of 38.5% growth for the village of Huntley from 1950-1960. In the future years, increases in enrollment and expenditures for teachers salaries are certain. In view of these increases in cost, the Board of Education felt the res- Continued on Page Three Gym Show Tonite Girls Physical Education will move into the spotlight Thursday, November 21, at 8:00, at the Hunt¬ ley High School gym. For the past week, "I" format¬ ions, passes, punts, defense, all parts of football has been the phase of physical education that has held the interest of the the community. Football now gives way to the gym show put on by the girls P.E. classes. The girls are now concerned with round dances, square dances, modem jass rou¬ tine, March of the Siamese Child¬ ren, free excercises, and tumb¬ ling. Other routines to be presented are entitled "Jump Rope, Excer- cise, Charleston. A trampoline ex¬ hibition, an Israel folk dance will also be enjoyed by the audience. Unusual activities for mothers and dads to see are the parade of the Wooden Soldiers, Ball Gymnastics end Pyramid building. Gym teacher, Mrs. Birchfield, stressed that the program is opened to the public. 6 'x^aftmide SCHOOL FILE HUMTLEY HIGH SCHOOL HUNTLEY. ILL MAILED AMD DI8TBIBCTBD WtDIKLt PTA Basketball Game Saturday Missing something? You will be if you don't go to the P.T.A. bas¬ ketball game Saturday Night. The heads will be on these bodys. for the game. canes challenge the Huntley Tor¬ nadoes in game No.. 1. Game No. 2 stars the Marengo Oilers versus our school ^unilty. Tie BMHiey reoehred from this eame will go bAO a tiftti, ffiP.tll^ new ^ge curtains. Do your part There isn't much time left to get your tickets for our P..T.A. spon¬ sored Basketball Game. So hurry and get yours, don't miss the fun. Tbe date is Saturday. November ^ fit''7:S0 p.m. in the sduxtl-gym. Come and see the Huntley Hurri- to help; contribute your $1.00 for your ticket and enjoy an evening full of fun. Tickets are available at Bucks Pharmacy, Don's Supervalu and at the door tbt^ ni^Jit ofttie fame. School Board Legion Caravan Park Board Meeting The regular meeting of the Hunt ley Consolidated School Board was held on Wednesday, November 13, in the Board room at the High School. All members of the board were present with the exception of Dr. Grau. Following the preliminary read¬ ing of the minutes, paying of the bills and a discussion of personnel, the Board reconized Mr. Marvin Bu*chfield flnancial consultant, for the education fund election coming up on December 14. The election is to raise the educational tax of the school from 1.81% upon the full fair cash value of property equalized or assessed by the department of rev¬ enue to 2.21% upon the full cash value taxable proi>erty equalized assessed by the department of rev¬ enue. Mr. Birchfield stated that the offical polling place for the election will be the village hall in Huntley. The judges for the election will be Margaret Dwyer, Ruth Kahl, Norma Garlieb, Fem Enstrom. In order to vote in this election, a person must be a resident of the district, must be 21 years of age, registered to vote in general elect¬ ion from a residence located In the school district and be a qualified voter of the school district. Mr.. Birchfield reported that as¬ sessed evaluation of property with¬ in the Huntley School District is $17,029,260. He stated tbat the share lying in McHenry County a- mounts to $16,228,945. and in Kane County $1,800,315. A motion was made by Miss Mackeben to accept Mr. Birchfield's report and to hold the educational fund election on December 14. The motion carried all ayes. The second meeting In December, sdieduled for Wednesday, December 2S will be moved to Monday. Dec¬ ember 28. due to Christmas. At this (Coiitinued dn page 6) The Oilcial Caracan of the De¬ partment of ^Illinois of the American Legion included a stop at the Htmt ley Post, where the visitors were greeted by Commander Robert Sch¬ ultz and other Post members. Among the offices were the following: Joe Leoni and Earl Pea¬ cock, Department Field Represen¬ tatives; Jon M Mould, 2nd Division Commander and Ralph Ck>op, 2nd Division Sr. Vice Commander; Bob¬ by Tierney, llth District Comman¬ der, Thomas Myer, llth District Sr. Vice Commander, Tony Fabian, llth District Jr. Vice Commander and Barbara CConnell, llth Dist¬ rict Adjutant; John Skalany, Mc¬ Henry County Council Commander, Don Enstrom, McHenry County Sr. Vice Commander, Ty Behrens* Co¬ unty Jr. Vice Commander, and Don Brockragge, County Adjutant. The tour members breakfasted at Union Legion Post. After certifying all Post Memberships and thanking Continned on Page Two Meeting HEA Formed A newly formed organization at the Huntley School is the H..E.A., a teachers organization that is also sanctioned by the Illinois Education Association. The purpose ot the or¬ ganization shall be: to form a rep¬ resentative body on the local level to work in cooperation with the Illinois and National Education As¬ sociations for the betterment of the children we. serve; to promote the welfare of the teachers of the Htmtley Public Schools; and to uphold Professional Ethics. Following is a list of committees of the H.E.A.; Teachers Welfare — Mr. Ream, Mrs. Stumpf, Mr. Mann¬ ing, Mr. Kahl, Miss Severson. Public Relations — Mr. Del¬ aney. Mrs. Anderson. Mr. Bso- Coettwed on Page tieaa The regrular meteting of the Huntley Park Board was held November 14, at the Huntley Vill¬ age halL The meeting was called to order with Comniissioners Deicke, Piske Wasserstrass, Tessendorf, Park En¬ gineer Scheflow and Attorney Cow¬ lin present The roll noted Com¬ missioner Kiley absent The secretary read the minutes of the previous meeting. October 17, 1968, after which (Commissioner Tessendorf made a motion, second¬ ed by CommissicOier Wasserstrass to accept the minntes as read. All commissioners present voted aye and the chairman declared the mot¬ ion carried. The Treasurer's report was read and showed a checking balance of October 1, 1968, of $4,669.84. Bills paid amounted to $1,436.86. Depos¬ its made of $4,489.00 leaving a bal¬ ance as of November 1, 1968, of $7,722.99. A motion was tnade by Commissioner Deicke, seconded by Commissioner Tessendorf, to ap¬ prove the treasurers rep<»t as read. During the reading of the treas¬ urers report Commissioner Piske was called away. In his absense, the board appointed Mrs. Tessendorf as Chairman Pro-Tem of the meet¬ ing. Chairman Tessendorf then intro¬ duced Mr. William Bein, a member Continaed on Page Three, irNOTICEM Tbe regular meeting of the Hunt¬ ley Board of Education will be held on Monday. November 26 at 7:80jj P.M. instead of Wednesday. Novem-j ber 27. The second meeting in December will be held on Monday, Decemberl 28. instead of Wednesday. Deoem-f ber 26. a COM Three Fire Calls The Hantley Fire Department responded to three calls this past week. The flrst was on Thursday at Clanyard Farms, which proved to be a false alarm. The second, on Sunday, at tbe O'Grady farm south of town. A shad and gas tank were destroyed, esthnated damage was $600. Tfae third, on Tuesday, wfaen the automatic alarm was accident- ly set off at the Dean Milk (Com¬ pany. Date Changed Athletic Diiector Glen Delaney announced today a change of date for next weeks grade school game. St Thomas Moores grade school game has been dianged from Wed¬ nesday, Novendser 27, to Monday, Nevember 26. The starting time has been advanced to 6:30. irNOTICEir Browney Troop 220 will meet on Tuesday, December 8, at 3:30 p.m. Tbe change of this meeting is due to there being no school on Monday December 2. i^ueen Of Little International Faye Marlowe was crowned Queen ot the Little International at tbe University of Illinois Saturday evening. Thfe little international Is the annual Livestock Showmanship contest, sponsored by tiie Dairy Production Club, and the Hoof and Hom club at the University. Fay was sponsored by Farm House Fraternity. Allan Borhart was her Ompaign Manager, assisted by (Chuck Ruth also of Huntley. These two boys carried on a very effective campaign. There were flve giris in the contest, Kay Vogt sponsored by the Illi-Dell. Judy Schaufelberger sponsored by the Dairy Production club. Marilyn Bidner sponsored by the Hoof and Hom club. Ann Zum- wait sponsored by the Alpha Gamma Rbo Fraternity. Eloise Hoffman another Huntiey girl, competed in the ezperiedced dairy showmanship contest Attend¬ ing from Huntiey was Mr. and Mrs. Delwin BM-hart, Mr. and Mra. Howard Ruth and Mr. and Mn Henry Marlowe. T^e Mariowe's were particularly happy havinr Faye sponsoired by ParaHiose frat ennity. Henry and their son Byron were members of Fannhonse Ftlit- emity when at Illinois.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
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