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Page 4B Education Hays Free Press June 21,2017 PHOTO BY SAMANTHA SMITH .s experiment at Third grader Camila Lara (right) works with a project she and others created during the 2017 Maker Jr. Camp held at Tobias Elementary School last week. The camp, for students in grades 2-4, is part of Hays CISD's Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) camps, which are designed to spark interest in those fields. The Maker Jr. camp gave students a chance to participate in diverse activities that centered on building items, cooking, playing music, as well as working with 3D printers. Swimming: S5M for complex Continued from pg. 3B program, and the pros With the size of the at Plum Creek. outweigh the cons." proposed pool at the na- She also believed the When asked about tatorium, Finck said they district could spend the the location, Clary felt could "teach every kid in $5 million elsewhere. comfortable it would the district how to swim." "For that amount of work "just as well, if not The covered aspect of the money, we could buy better" than the current natatorium would allowiPads for every single practice facility for all the YMCA to conduct the student from 6th through Hays CISD schools, espe- program before the sum- 12th grade," Petrea said. cially for Lehman High mer months. ' cademics, to me, are swimmers. Board Vanessa Petrea the most important and The facility could also was concerned about the we have some signifi- be a place where the presentation, citing she cant deficiencies in our YMCA can continue its had never heard of the $5 academics." Project Safe program, million expenditure re- Board trustee Holly which teaches first grad- garding the natatorium. Raymond supported the ers how to swim for free. Other concerns extended natatorium as it could Finck said the YMCA to community engage- expand the swim team, currently conducts its ment for a natatorium,but also could offer the Project Safe program and the environmental chance for the district's by busing students to impact. She added there 1,400 first graders to the Hays ommunities are "nice" facilities at the swim, which is "lifesav- branch 967. BudaYMCA and a facility ing." School Board: Puts hold on strategic plan Continued from pg. 3B could be acted upon June 26. Scherff said damage extended to the base layer underneath the field turf surface at Lobo Field. Within the contract, the district had a"very small contingency." "IfI had done like I normally do, we would have built in an addition- al contingency for these types of conditions," Scherff said. "However, "lf l had done like I normally do, we would have built in an additional contingency for these types of conditions ... However, I failed to do so, so we're back to the drawing board with this." - Carter Scherff, interim superintendent I failed to do so, so we're back to the drawing board with this." Hays CISD trustees last month approved roughly $700,0000 in turf replace- ment at Lobo Field and at Shelton Stadium. 64th Annual LULING ERM June 22nd - 25th Lu!lng, Texas Four Fun Filled Days of Melon Mania/ Carnival - Exhibitors Market -Arts & Crafts Parade - Food - Beer Garden - Melon Eating - Car Show - Children's Entertainment WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SEED SPITTING Featuring Concerts Each Night Thurs.- TEXAS UNLIMITED BAND Fri.- MIKE RYAN & CARLL Sat.- COPPER CHIEF, - LANCE LIPINSKY & DARRELL McCALL A LC0 512-302-5555 FEDE'=RAL CRE%IT www.atfcu.org 300+ Free ATMs I Free Checking I 24 Austin Metro Locations e e Become a founding family today! Limited placement available 10% TUITION DISCOUNT FOR 3 MONTHS plus a $10o waived enrollment fee for families enrolling in May \ oN (s12) 459-0258 SteppingStoneSchool.com in line ay! Become a member and. get access to our great rates and services. Visit www.atfcu.org to learn more. ~Annual Percentage Rate. Actual rate may vary depending on credit qualifications. Rates and terms are subject to change without notice. Auto loan rate advertised is our lowest rate for the purchase of a new or used vehicle, or the refinance of an existing loan from another lender. 2Austin Telco pays all standard closing costs for Home Equity/HELOC loans below $100,000. These costs include: title search, flood determination, credit report, and county filing fees. If necessary, additional fees for appraisal, survey, and/or title company closing costs will be the responsibility of the borrower. Estimated costs will be disclosed upon receipt of application. 3Rate applies to 1st lien commercial real estate loans with a loan to value of 80% or less; construction/development loan rates/terms may vary. Federally insured by NCUA. Austin Telco NMLS #422857 LENDER ,L + i | ii;ii) .... i ) .... :i[ :ii