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i. ,! il ! .... I Oct. 28, 1971, Monitor, Monroe, Wn., Page Three Letters Editor . . . Vicki Sandbak Is Volunteer For New EWSC 'Action Year' A Monroe student at activities will meet daughter of Mr. and psychology major at Editor: other improvements were made to better the Eastern Washington standards fulfilling Mrs. G. L. Sandbak, EWSC, and will be This is in response to Joann McDonalds education of children. iletter to the Editor of the Monroe Monitor The above was accomplished in one year by State College, VickiL. requirements for 622 East Main, a working at Roosevelt in regards to a letter from the Intermediate the present administration. I am sure Mr. Sandbak, is among the academic credit, graduate of Monroe elementary school in School District #109 office commending the Cottam will continue to run our schools el- first volunteers in. M t s s Sandbak, High School, is a Spokane. Monroe School District's improved business ficiently with the uppermost thought in mind eastern Washington to operations and clearance of the large deficit of maintaining a good educational program for participate in "Uni- versity Year for during the past school year. our children within the financial ability of the ACTION," a unique When the letter was read to the Board of district to support. Education at the Oct. 4, 1971 meeting, I stated I think it's time we bury the mistakes of educational program and Board members present concurred that a past administrations and look to the future for offering student aca- debt of gratitude was certainly owed the voters the betterment of our schools and the educa- demic credit for a and taxpayers of the district alon ; with Mr. tional processes of the Monroe District. I urge year's voluntary ser- Royston Cottam, Superintendent of Schools, for the voters of the District to carefully analyze vice in local commun- making it posstble to achieve a better than the platforms of the candidates and vote at the ities. zero balance as of July 1, 1971. This state- upcoming election for those candidates who have Dr. James M. ment is a matter of record in the Board min- the education of children foremost intheir Howard, director of Call now for a Free Heating utes. thoughts, who will aid and support the adminis, the EWSC ACTION program, said EWSC Effici T oe o, u ,.- ency est I am sure everyone realizes thatwithout tration in a most difficult Job, not the candi- the support of the people of the district this dates who feel they have an axe to grind for could not have been achieved. Only their tax personal or other reasons. After all, is not the dollars made it possible and many thanks are job of hoard members, administrators and in order to these people for their fine support staff all about the education of children of of our schools for our children. I feel credit must also be given the admin- istration and staff of the district for their efforts in the matter. The staff cooperation was commendable and thanks to them, student programs were not aprecially effected. Also by the administration being tightfisted with finances and spending only in areas of highest priorities was the end result achieved. the Monroe School District, the best possible education for the money available? Thank you, Howard R. Bond 707 Park Lane Monroe, Washington Editor: I would like to take a minute or two to thank the local businessmen and citizens who supported the Monroe High School homecoming activities through your paper last week. The coaches, team and myself would like to thank you for the support you have given the Bearcats in the past, and we hope this feeling carries over to the future. Sincerely, MONROE SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL Donald K. Wile, Princip~ Richard L, Langum0 Assistant Prtr cipal and Athletic Director Ed Lucero, Football Coach Many necessary achievements were made the past year under the careful guidance of the superintendent. We are today on a sound finan- cial basis. The bus fleet in good repair for the safety of the children who ride the busses, The transportation and maintenance building is a well functioning facility for both bus repair and maintenance staff. The hot lunch program is excellent and in the black. Much needed repairs were made to the buildings by a good maintenance program. New property was pur- chased and readied for the present building of a new elementary facility at Maltby. Burglar alarm systems were installed in school build- ings to deter theft of school property. The levy amount for the 1971-72 school year was greatly reduced. Relocateable Classrooms (Portables) were built to eleviate the crowded conditions of buildings. Blacktop was placed around buildings to afford better play areas and stitutions of higher learning participating N/Ltionally, student volunteers will be working in a variety of anti-poverty ro- Jects, ranging ?r rdm counseling small bus- inessmen in Watts to setting up an educa- tion system for Sioux Indians on the Oglala Sioux Indian Reser- vation in South Dak- ota. Volunteers will not attend classes andwill live off-campus, Dr. Howard said. Their I Automatic Refill Metered Delivery Complete Burner Sales & Servicei Department Freemont & Ann Monroe 794-7007 32 oz. Jar _== ~- with Larry's 2 Lb. coupon Food Can Store VALUABLE COUPON $1.67 Without Coupon ood thru Oct 30, 1971 George Kinnear, director of the state Depart- can be done to achieve a more fair and equit- merit of Revenue, will be the key speaker at a able tax system in Snohomish County. meeting Of the True and Fair Value Taxpayers If taxpayers wish to speak, they are asked Association, tonight Thursday. to sign the speakers list when they arrive. The meeting, to which taxpayers are "Every aggrieved and interested taxpayer is ,invited, is scheduled for 7.30 p.m. in the invited to come and participate," notes Randy : Lake Goodwin CommunityHall, 12 miles north',Pike, chairman, t : - west of Marysville. .... - . ' Thl.s is your chance to talk directly to your Senator Martin Durktn and e chairmen of tegtstar rs, either fin the meeting or during the Interim Committeeswill speak briefly, cofwfetle tt e ft lrdtshe h eting..,' ,: ........... Over an hour will bedevoted to "the tax-", , , irman :the M0nroelt payers who, wish'to gtve,thelr views on what "chap{er,'=t[rged all members and others inter" ' " ested to attend the county-wide tax meeting tonight. Funeral services were held here SatUr- day for Jean L. Men- zel, 41, of Route I, who died in Valley General !:.Hospital October 20. Mrs. Menzel, born children. Services were in the chapel of Purdy & Kerr Funeral Home with in- terment following in the Monroe IOOF Cemetery. . October 5, 1930 in Port Townsend, had New and Osed Cars \ /been a resident of Monroe stnce1941. She had been employed by Pan Alaska FishCom- pany since 1966. Survirors are her i I husband, William- J. Menzel; three daugh- ters, Mrs. Thomas ,(Marianne) Davis and 54th and Evergreen Way Mrs. Fred (MarJorie) . . Toyer, both of Sultan, and Edith Menzel of Monroe; three sisters, Everett 353-1192 Mrs. Gary (Susy) Oster of Everett, Mrs. ............ ........ ,,,.= Dennis (Sally) Pfleffer --- of Monroe and Mrs., - --- - --'--COUPON -CLIP & SAVE- - - -- Gone (Doris) West of FOR Mapleton, Oregon; her Vote November 2 Vote November 2 parents, Mr. and Mrs. 16 oz. Tub Biltmore 12' oz Tin Facial Tissues Lg. Box Sunshine II oz. Pkg. Oreo Cookies 49 Libbys Solid Pack 16 oz. Tins "- Fancy Red Delicious U.S. No 2 Netted Gems Delicious in 8 oz. Jar f : arl L. Smith of Mon- : ..... - ......... roe and two grand- Sound, Economical Education For Children and [ V King Size Young Adults; With Experienced Leadership. 32 oz. Btl. itOcomfortingOUrheartfeltall who sympathyeXtendedthanks SCHOOL DNRECTC RS i Liquid O and help in our recentsorrow For the ~floralbeautifulother kindnesses offerings service and we C~ t !G ordon Keck . ositton # 1 ~ =~ ~ Detergent UQ : are,Menzel ThedeeplyFamilygrateful'f Jean "" "=: , : ===========================PL/rex Bleach 33: .... , 41-lipl wm. Ulil uoynen o,,t,o,,,. Regular Pkg.,2 I Tro' . ' {. ,. - '-. . uble.with ,, ,, .. ,. yor uReS! I,L= Lar h!tf ositton dl mpment? ] ry W reid, i Deodorant 7oz'AeroCon =oo .-- 'o nso,'s61a,, ,ovo, w_ o,. ,,o, i H/..F,o,.~3.uckeM;Lgbal:.m. ~ Every Citizen, Votes For ALL Positions In. :, Monroe. 794,7303 Monroe School District 103 ' o,I of c,,lifomi,. Paid For By Committee Of 100 Plus To Elect Keck, - ' ' ' Bojrden & Whiffield Mrs. R.M. "Addle" Washburne, Chairman ' - !' - _-_ --_-_ COUPON -CLIP & SAVm-- - m