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, ' I nI mer / sses start I It's "goodbye Summer" and "hello school" school policies, meet their student body officers this week and next for some 2,400 students inand receive their class schedules. public and parochial schools here. The cafeteria will be operating in thegyz m Those in public schools and the Sky Valley lobby. Students who have not yet patdtheir fees Seventh-day Adventist Academy start classes are asked to do so thts week before school opens next Tuesday morning with registration con- to facilitate the paper work on opening day. tinutng this week for the first through eighth Girls' P.E. Coach Sue Bacon askes that all grades. Monroe Christian School youngsters girls planning to turn out for varsity and junior have been in class since Tuesday of this week. Public school superintendent RoystonCottam said he was planning for about the same 2,270 en- rollment as last year and all buildings were ready "or nearly ready for opening day Tuesday. Students in the middle school on West Main varsity volleyball bring their gym clothes for a first day practice after school. She said the team will play its first game with Mount Ver- non there on September 16 and practice will begin immediately. Middle School Street will find newly painted brightly colored Middle school students will gather in front halls, classrooms and locker rooms, the latterof the auditorium on West Main Street where at in a vivid green, and repaired or new window shades. Newly installed is the art room kiln purchased several years ago. The same bright colors will be found at Cen- tral School which is also equipped with a new teachers' room in the basement. Youngsters at both Central School and Wagner Elementary School will find newly blacktopped play areas painted with four-square and hopscotch lines and new climbing towers. Opening day schedules are as follows: High School Principal Don Wile said Monroe High School students will report at 8 a.m. for an assembly in the gymnasium on North Kelsey Street where they will be given handbooks, be advised of basic 8 a.m. they will enter the auditorium by grades, receiving their class schedules as they enter. Principal Jim Morse satd hewill speakbriefly to students, and interduce all the teachers, ten of whom are new this year. The students will then follow their schedules for the day. Hot lunch students will eat at the Wagner Ele- mentary School cafeteria. They may buy hot lunch tickets in the hall for 35 cents. Brown baggers will eat in the auditorium Lunch per- rods are 30 minutes with a few minutes extra time for travel. Central School Fourth, fifth and kindergarten grades will attend Central School on Ferry Street with (Page 6, Column 1) MONROE, SNOHOMISH COUNTY, WASH.-THURS., SEPT. 2, 1971, NO. 33 For November !!i:i~i: :!i!] .~:.:::ii:i~:::~i~::iiiillii~i~iii:iiii~::iiii~!i~i:i:!ii --Staff Photos Filing opens Friday and continues to Sept- Prospective candidates unsure of which ember 17 for three Monroe Board of Education district their residence is located in are positions, five posts on the Monroe Park and advised to check the district directorship map Recreation District commission, and a Public * in the board room on West Columbia Street or Hospital District No. 1 commission seat on obtain the legal description of the districts from the November 2 general election ballot, the Intermediate School District 109 office in The three of five school board positions up the county courthouse. Candidates file with the for election are the No. 1 seat held by GordonCounty Auditor's office. * Keckofll 928171st Avenue, the incumbent since All Dive Monroe. Park and Recreation Dis- 1950; the No. 2 position held since 1963, by Wil- trtct posts are up for election. The board ltam Boyden of Route 2, and the unexpired pos- ition No. 3 to which Mrs. Carol Evans of Maltby was appointed last Spring. The Number 1 and 2 seats are for four years and the Number 3 seat has two remaining years. Both Keck and Boyden earlier indicated they would file for reelection. Mrs. Evans earlier said she would not seek election to the office. Candidates for school board positions must be residents of the geogrephical area represent- ed by the position number up for election. They are elected, however, by all registered voters within Monroe School District 103. was formed by a vote of the people last Fall and a board was elected at the same time. Park and Recreation District candidates may reside anywhere within the boundaries of the park and recreation district which has the same boundary as the Monroe school district. They must file with the County Auditor's Office. The candidate receiving the highest number of votes at the November 2 election will serve for four years and the two candidates receiving the next highest will serve for two years. There- after, all commissioners will be elected for (Page 6, Column 3) A scrimmage, played close to game con- Monroe alums and the Washington State Refor- dittons but with the coaches' prerogative of stop- matory team. ping the action and dummying a play, is what is "The annual coaches' barbecue will begin ira- promised spectators at the annual Monroe mediately after the first game," Lucero said. Bearcat Black and Orange football game this "It will be served at the east end of the field Saturday. unless rain forces us to move it to the high MH3 Coach Ed Lucero said the game, school gymnasium lobby." scheduled for6 p.m., will be followed at Tickets to the barbecue, in the form of $I approximately 7:30 p.m. by a contest between the donations for singles and $3.50 for a famgy Is Kids' Doy At Foir Today, Thursday, is "Kids Day" at the Evergreen Fair andall young people under 16 years old will be adm .tted free. Tomorrow, Friday, senior citizens 65 years old and older will be special guests of the fair. i I of five, also admit the holder to both games, Lucero said. An advance sale ts currently underway by both alums and coaches Lucero, Dennis Linerud and Bill McCain, Lucero satd proceeds from the event will benefit the bleacher fund and provide funding to take training films of games played by the varsity, Jayvees and, for the first time, the freshmen team. Evergreen City Counci/ Gives Encouragement Blues Won To Plans For Plastics Firm Here D,,Dy Growers Monroe councilmen last week en- plastic parts." -- couraged a Seattle bustr essman toLuckte said his manufacturing An abundance of ag- continue his plans for developmentprocess is clean, with no smoke riculture exhibits, de- of aplasttcs industry v/eat of the city. emission, requires a minimal spite problems caused The developer, Melvin Luckte, amount of water, no drainage, and by the cold Spring, re- told councilmen he had purchased 20 needs no rail spur. suited in blue ribbons acres from Howard Rogers at 152nd He told councumen the property for a number of val- Avenue in Park plaoe on which he had purchased lies in the county leyttes *with produce he hoped to build a tool and dte bus, and was bounded by the city on two in the Evergreen Fair. iness initially, and ultimately, sides and he would be applying for Ben Luntey of Mon- develop a complex for five other annexation with the idea of seeking roe earned three blues related industries. , a rezone to light industry. as did Mike Greenlee "We have begun s new injection Councilmen were enthustasttc of Sultan. mold process for the making of tools about the idea of a clean industry Other Monroe win- and dies for productto of plasticin the area but made it clear they You always get the Most for your Money at FIRST! nets were Geraldine parts," Luckte said. "Weplan to ex- could not preempt the Monroe Plan- Yes, whether yours is a passbook account earning 5% Madtll, Linda Mensik, .pand and want to relocate here in aning Commission in voicing approval day-inLto day-out, or a 6~o certificate account (for two Howard Keck, Carolyn small way with one machine and four of an annexation and rezone before years or more, $1,000 rninlmum) earnings compound daily. Thelen and Esther employees at first. We have one application is made. Accounts are insured to $20,000. Come save with us! Shannahan. ' manufacturer of plastic parts as a Luckie was advised that there Other winners from customer now who is also looking was a continued meeting of the RST FEDERAL SAVINGS the upper valley were at expansion and We hope he will planning commission on Monday S . i-EA.S oho==hCo..ty Sharon Kletke, Howard - relocate here. Another customer night of thts week if he was interes ea M.= Ore=: comy.t Ev.re. Av....-- Cotton and Jim Lang- considering relocating is in the elec- in attending before beginning an- Branche : South Everett, Axlington, Edmondm, Marymvitle, Snohomlsh~ ner of Sultan. trontcs business and uses small nexation proceedings. at