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2 - The Arlin~on TIMES - Wed., June 3, 1981 (o ) ' reRs " Mo,. ,.,,=,o,,. " N. glen/ To the Editor: 1 would like to reply to Doug Stewart's letter in last week's TIMES about the new Arlinglon Library. " The new building was designed to be energy conserving, making use of earth berms for insulation. It is on one floor to allow easy access to the handicapped, who had a very difficult time with the old facility, One floor also means that fewer staff arc necessary, another money saving improvement, if the library appears vacant, there are several reasons. There is more space for books, and vacant shelves are gradually being filled as more titles arrive from the Regional Library. There arc plans to carpet the children's section in the near future and eventually the entire library, as funds from private contributions become available. i hope Mr. Stewart will be patient. The library staff did an heroic job in moving and libraries aren't built in a day. The new conference hall allows a private space for meetings and children's programs, some- thing not available at the old location. I hope Mr. Stewart, his family, and all interested community members will come to the open house Sunday. June 28. from 2 to 4 p.m. It is an opportunity to ask questions, make suggestions and become fiuniliar with the expanded and improved services available to all in our new library. Sincerely, Joan Newcomb To the editor: It has been a pleasure for the last 16 years to serve the Arlington community in the library and watch the children grow along with a fast developing community. The old library designed by friend Ivan Meyer will always be a sentimental part of my past. Growing so large that Kesling Hall had to be made into a children's library made work supervision difficult with two floors to supervise. Kids smoking and using drugs in the bathrooms has been a nund bender. Due to an accident while lifting boxes of books in the moving process, a herniated disc and internal injuries make it advisable to tender my resignation, recuperate, and hopefully when my husband retires, we can take a few more of those trips, maybe revisit the area of his war combat zone in the South Pacific and go back to my dear old Norway, Personally 1 want to thank Jim Jungers for the two beautiful tables he donated, to Jansen brothers for the display case and to the local men who have built almost at cost some of the library furnishings. There have been many gripes about the new library, yet some praises too. Through HUD money and the sale of the old building, our new library is solvent. If there had been a little more listening, however, such as deleting the huge bi-fold doors in the small meeting room, a lower domed ceiling and less ornate light fixtures we could have carpeted the floor to give more silence to the reader seeking a place of solace: I want to thank all the library board members who have worked with me over the years, the staff and special thanks to Mac Schoenrock at Sno-lsle Regional Library, head supervisor of libraries. -Irene Donnelson Morn about M. Lord ...... L between the book cover is Lord's biggest delight. "1 like to see students reading," she said. As soon as they learn and like to read. th~ become bette~: students, she added. A small minority of the middle school students never enjoy reading, she admits, Th9 books available to the students are "'very carefully" selected by Lord. Students are more sophisticated today and desire realism, but parents disapprove of some realism, she said. To make sure a book doesn't disgruntle parents Lord either reviews the book, reads a review on the book or selects it from the state book guide. This way her decision is well supported. Lord believes with the opening of the new middle school this September, it's a good time to retire, "'New school, new media center and new librarian," Lord said, the school district will have next year. The district is in the process of finding a new librarian. Lord said it'll be a hard job for the selectee to move and orgdnize the new media center, but still believes it's the right time to retire. Pressure from her husband. Millard, also affected her decision. He's eager to start traveling after she retires. The couple plans to visit the historical sites along the east coast, Lord attended Western Washington State College (now Western Washington University) but graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in English literature. After graduating she taught two years at Peshastin, Snohomish, her home town Bellirigham. Pullman and Arlington be- fore becoming a librarian. The Lords moved to Arlington because her husband was hired as a shop teacher by the district and later became the'high school vice principal. After June both will be retired so traveling, bridge playing, golf and sleep- ing late can begin. TEAGUE'S RADIO & 'IN sales 8 Services r i required to take homemaking for two years and boys were forbidden to enroll during Ulery's first several years. After the 60s changed people's percep- tion of womens and mens roles, home- making classes opened to boys in the earlier 70s. Classes are cued today, but at first boys were in a segregated class. Uiery didn't mind. "It was great. Much better to have all boys than mixed." she said. The boys ignorance in cooking and sewing caused Ulery to teach them different. Instruction wasn't as in depth as the girls. Boys had little knowledge about sewing machines, "but were more fascinated about the machines than the girls. Boys enrolled in the homemaking classes were a novelty at first, drawing crowds at the windows and doorways to watch the males in operation. Ulery observed during the years with the all boys classes, they learned faster than the girls and cleaned up better too. Her explanation. "maybe they wanted to prove themselves." Today, girls out number the boys in the homemaking department. 80 percent to 20 percent. The homemaking curriculum is directed by the state education department, who stress six areas to be covered: child development, selecting and decorating a home. food~ clothing, family relationships and finance. One class, in each of the six areas, is held in each of the two semesters a year. She claims boys join the program to make food for their own consumption and is sorry there hasn't been more boys included in other classes like child development. in the school's homemaking sewing lab, Ulery has seen the fashions change such as the rise and fall of the dress hem line. Through it all she's tried to inject tips to help make each student a better home- maker. The Bishop method of sewing is one of her beliefs. The method was derived from the~garment industry, who was after short cuts to speed up production. Ulery's main goal for each student was to "'make them better homemakers because everyone is a homemaker." Entering the homemaking field was due to her enjoyment in sewing and cooking. "l started sewing in the seventh grade and never quit," she said. Her skill with the needle and sewing machine has paid off economically. She hasn't bought clothes in years. Ulery who says she traveled all her life. will undoubtedly continue traveling in the future. For people who don't know Ulery, she's the one who donates and drives the white convertible carrying a dignitary in the Arlington Fourth of J uly parade each year. v - i Danee/aize A summer session of dancersize will be offered at the Oso Community Center. The class will be held Mondays and Wednes- days from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. for eight weeks. The class begins June 15 and ending August 3. The cost is $22 for the classes. Pre-registration and money must be mailed before June 15 to P.O. Box 511, Snohomish 98290. Play Group If you are interested in participating in a co-operative play group for pre-school age children this summer there will be a meeting Thursday, June 4, at 7:30 p.m. at the Oso Community Center. This is an orgamzatmnal meeting to set days, times, group structure and the mother's participation in the group. The play group would like to offer children opportunities to interact with other children, make crafts, learn through having fun and act as a support group for the mothers. The play group will be held in the Oso Community Center. Bookmobile The Sno-lsle Bookmobile will be stop- ping at the Grange Hall June 4. The bookmobile will be there from 11:40 a.m. to noon. A new summer schedule has been released and will be in effect June 18. A new stop at SR-530 and Whitman Road has been added and will stop from 9:10 a.m, to 9:35 a.m. The Grange Hall stop time will be changed to 9:45 a.m. to 10:10 a.m. Both stops will be June 18, July 2, 16, 30 and August 13 and 27. Sunday guests Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Mortenson were Sunday, May 24, guests of Mr. and Mrs. Ken Countryman in their home at Lake Cavanaugh. Other guests included the Mortensons' daughter and her family, Ray and Denise Drake. Concrete, and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Chadwick, Arlington. Camping trip Mr. and Mrs. Harold Dibble recently returned from a Memorial Day weekend camping trip at Pearrygin Lake State Park in Winthrop. Mr. and Mrs. Palmer Molstad of Bryant and Mr. and Mrs. Rob Putnam also spent the weekend camping with the Dibbles. Girls softball Majors: Oso lost its May 22 game to the Lakewood #2. 24-7. A makeup game against Arlington Heights was lost 25-3. Upcoming games: Friday, June 5. Bryant at Oso, 6 p.m. Monday, June 8, Oso goes to Arlington Heights at 6 p.m. Seniors: Oso won its Thursday, May 28. game against Bryant, 12-5. Upcoming games: Friday, June S, Lakewood comes here at 6 p.m.: Tuesday, June 9. Oso goes to Bryant at 6 p.m. Little League Farm: The May 27 game against Arlington Christian School i Commencement exercises ~l he public is invited to attend the first commencement exercises of Arlington Christian School at the Assembly of God. Friday. June 5. at 8 p.m, Kindergarten day Wednesday, June 3, next year's kinder- garten class is invited to visit and get acquainted with the teacher. The students whose families have applied for enroll- ment have been invited. High school picnic Wednesday, June 10. at Warm Beach Camp. ACS High School students will have a p~cnic and swimming party. The seniors are invited back for this event. All school chapel Friday. June 5. at 9 a.m., ACS will hold its last full chapel (with seniors) this year. This chapel is planned to he the highlight of this year and a reflection on the good times and the learning experiences of this year. Field day Tuesday, June 9, is a field day for grades K - 8. The high school track team will be in charge of all activities and there will be team competition, This day will by Patty Danner ii prove how well we really do in sports! Honor student banquet All honor students in grades 6 - 12 (1980-81 school year) are invited to a banquet to be held in their honor at Frontier Village (Lake Stevens) Friday, June 12. at 7 p.m. The cost is $9.50 per person (buffet). Lions sports Track season was finally concluded May 30 at the state Class A track meet at Eastmont High School. Wenatchee. ACS first ever state competitor, Collette Gott. ran in both the 3.200 and 1,600 meter races. Gusty winds and dry air slowed manyof the west side runners but Collette managed to finish ninth and llth respectively in the two races. Sixteen competitors were entered in each race. Collette qualified for state by finishing second and third the previous week at the Northwest District meet held at Lynden Christian. A 1.600 meter relay team of Pat Danner. Carol Stanley, Melody Anderson and Collette Gott also ran at the district meet but did not qualify for state competition. Concert Monday - The Singing Deweys appear in the Assembly of God Church Monday, June 8, at 7 p.m. for a free concert. The performers of the 1974 SESAC Gospel Song of the Year, play 15 different instruments ranging from stringed instruments to keyboard and wind instruments. I I I ARLINGTON SCHOOL L'UNCHES MOnday, June 8: Hot dog, tater tots, tossed salad, chilled fruit, chocolate milk. Super 40 Tuesday, June 9: Meat & cheese pizza, tossed salad W/dressing, chilled fruit, milk. Super 55 Wednesday, June 10: COOk'S choice Thursday, June 11: Hamburger, tater tots, fresh fruit or veggle, chilled fruit, chocolate milk. Super 55 Complimentf of K BANK OF ARL GTON Home Owned AND Independent . 52S N, Olympic - Arlington. 435-2139 i i / r Ii i I i OSO NEWS by Diane Skaley 435-9659 j Lakewood Larks was lost 10-8. Upcoming games: Wednesday, June 3, Bryant #1 comes to Oso at 5:30 p.m.: Saturday, June 6, Oso goes to play Mary's Minuteman at 11:30 a.m. Majors: The May 26 game against Blue Stilly was won 11-0. Steve Baker pitched a shut-out game. The May 28 game against Arlington Heights was won by Oso, 21-0. Upcoming games: Thursday, June 4, Cady's at Oso. 6 p.m.; Tuesday, June 9, Smokey Point RX at Oso, 6 p.m. Seniors: The May 20 game against B&B Ice Cream was won by Oso, 16-1. The May 26 game against Green City Bank was lost 11-3. Oso won its May 28 game against Max's Towing (Snohomish) 14-0. John Baker pitched a seven inning no-hitter. Paul Clausen got three hits at three times to bat and Willie Wiersma had three hits at five times at baL Both Gary Tallman and Jerry Wesson hit hard doubles. Upcoming games: Wednesday and Saturday, June 3 and June 6. against Bryant at Evans Field. C v,,,o,,. ) Mrs. Henry Melatad . 629-3497 House guests Dr. and Mrs. Roger Andersen and son Leif of San Jose, Calif., were recent houseguests of Mrs. Anderson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Don MacGregor. Spokane convention Doris Danielson accompanied Lucia Benson and Kathy Hanson of Mount Vernon to Spokane last week to attend an LPN convention. It was also Spokane's centennial and lilac festival week. Happy birthday Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Molstad and Diane of the Kackman Road, Mrs. John Traeger and Katherine and Katrina and Doris Danielson were Thursday supper guests at the Henry Molstad home. the occasion being Mr. Molstad's birthday. Rock and Gem Club meet The Skagit Rock and Gem Club meets Wednesday, June 3, at 8 p.m. in the Carpenters Hall. West Mount Vernon. Cascade New Service - Elaine Nerland, patient care coordinator at Cascade Valley Hospital, listens to a patient with concerns about what she will be faced with after she is discharged from the hospital. Humanistic Medleine "'If you would learn the secrets of nature, you must practice more humanity than others." Henry David Thoreau Hospitals have an image of being very technical. Machines, equipment, treat. ments and procedures are an essential part of patient care. But beyond the science of technology those in the health care field must follow Thoreau's advice and develop a more humanistic approach to medicine. A Patient Car~ Coordinato~ has been added to the services at Cascade Valley Hospital, This service is characterized by a humanistic approach which places the total well-being of the patient above all other considerations. Elaine Nerland, R.N.. has been hired to fill the position of patient care coordinator. Nerland says, "in helping the patient understand and cope with his medical treatment and anxieties, and by assisting him in his personal affairs related to his OL YMPIC THEATRE .4rlin~ton. 435.'1939 7:30 THUR:-FRI.-SAT. They broke the cardi- nal ule & fell in ore... 9:15) A Grand Opening at Changes, Arlington's newest apparel shop, successful' by manager Barbara Luther, standing, Located at 235 N. Olympic. Easton's Changes specializes in junior sizes. The winner of the $100 gift certificate awarded at the Grand Opening celebration is Vickie Maxey of Arlington. 'Butch' have resided in Arlington for the past seven years. degree in home economics and has formerly served as Arlington schools. She and her husband are parents of two Jeffrey, 6V2. Togstad and her husband Matthew, who is Drywall. have lived here for four years and are parents of a Valley Hospital news by Connie Almli health, can help contribute to the total health care program." Nerland brings to Cascade Valley an excellent background in humanistic care. A native of Arlington. she graduated from Arlington High Schobl. She received her masters degree in Psycho-social Nursing at the University of Washington. She then proceeded to start and develop a Social Service Program at Everett General Hospital where she stayed for four years before becoming Director of Nursing at Kings Garden Senior Citizens Home. She later worked at Ballard Community Hospital as soeial service director. The lure of life in the country brought Elaine and her husband. Sid. back to Arlington. They are now living at Oso with their year old son. Derek. Communication is the key to the success of humanized care. Elaine will be working with patients in financial counseling: discharge planning: supportive counseling for terminally ill patients and their families: alcohol problem, child abuse: and those who have difficulties coping and adjusting to their illness or disease. When communication is open and information can be patient, physician care of the complete. A communicative preach is essential. tions involving ,c understandings. of anger. sound basis for action is At Cascade ceived as individ enhancing patient. 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