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April 27, 2000

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4 SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON - Farmer's ADVOCATE - Thursday, April 27, 2000 He attended the pre-s~O( Harpers Ferry. Hehas g~ - with' the volunteers of th~socia!. lal ship Fire Department. M~l~{a:~~ ' --" -7 "P laun part of this community, r~'l' The Board of looking" at 44 studen~ fro~ di's 't.~,stl garten to move to 1st ~ ~1 number is very misleadi~t ~L:I are. +k ~Uler , tnct. However there a~r''~r : h,a~,~,o K ~+,~Anever transfer students, 5 stud~."~ver the Ist grade that will[etir back, and to my understa~"" ' one has even spoken v~. Montessori School to @~M many ist graders they ~l~ll~l~ for the next school year. [',E Serving Jefferson County Since 1844 Edward "Pat" Dockeney EDITOR & PUBLISHER IIII I Letters to the Editor HY IS OUR in experi,nentation or who are con- ACCREDITATION OK ,~idered "excess," and who are now .~;imply warehoused. The Chimpan- To the Editor: zee Health Improvement, Mainte- Nothing is more important than nance and Protection Act/ "The parents and students taking edu- Chimp Bilr' (H.R. 3614) would cre- cation seriously. So I understand ate a national sanctuary system concerns expressed in recent for lifetme care of chimps currently months by parents and students left abandoned to rot behind bars. affiliated with Jefferson High School that the school's accredita- We have a moral obligation to care for these mistreated almost- tion status was at risk. human creatures Chimps are Although I have said many highly intelligent; they have lan- times that the school was fully ac- guage, distinct cultures, use tobls, credited, I want to underscore that teach their children and make point with our students, their par- ents and the community by shar- moral choices. I urge you, espe- cially any of you who have loved a ing information sent to Delegate Dale Manuel from Dr. Kenna R. family pet, to contact your repre- ; ~ Seal. Director of tho. Of~c~.n.f.Ed,- 1, b,' ~'t!~.i~ i 1"1,' P rd 0[ wih~ "~ !' ' t z', "~'" :-I~ ~:; },i (q}lyh,(i i, I i{ 't:. il I]iC}i :'( }*l)li~ yi~l~()rft,(! i~;~',i' {, ~',) tlJ ;l !1i='',: .'-;tq}~ioi,~ / ~: : "! ,~ f " t Representatives in the 2nd Con- THE VOTE! gressional District of West Vir- Dear Mr. Dockeney: ginia. To my amazement, I discov-As our May 9 Primary election TIME TO No, the Park services does nottance in a specific program would very easily. ~--- -~ -'- - ,wed th(, Murphy farm. never be impacted by a schoolwide There were a lot Thank you fbr printing this let- attendance deficiency at the school parents and teachers at t,er, from which they graduated. I echo ~r ~a ~ ;,~ against the barbarians at the gate. changed so children under the age What about the Congress Street ~.e ouuge~. I urge the FEL to do its duty and of 14 may accompany their par-shooting just last week, and that is The Budget investigate this egregious violation ents, making it much easier for first. Lets face it! We know Conference Corn- system dedicated to "Quality Edu- cation for Every Student." To- we will continue to" area.