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School News WeOnesOay, Jan, 24, 2001 3A 1 ,;..~. _ Photo by Cady Sot0 P filled the admissions office at Rivet College to toll cla , Re stt i continues rx_. D this Friday, Jan. 26, for full-term classes. Metcalf I ~. on a Tuesday and S~all crowd of chil- tered around a man hallway at Quincy ary School (QES). ,1, he stands as he lis- Re child and another, ily constraints now mean that at QES, Williams has been on he works fullt ime and attends the negotiating team for the to responsibilities at home. past eight years, served as As a teacher, Williams said safety officer, and was the he taught first, second, fifth principal of Indian Jim and and sixth grades. La Porte schools when they His favorite grade is the were open. sixth grade, when students are old enough to become nallt lost dngi But, when he came over the hill and saw the courthouse and the surrounding hills, he was taken with the place. "I was impressed with the way they conducted the inter- view," Williams said. That in- terview didn't just include school officials, but included teachers and parents. That was 10 years ago and Williams hasn't regretted the move. Williams began his duties at QES on Feb. 3, 1991. Over the years, Williams has learned the names of all of his students. Living in Apple Valley in Southern California, he said that was a goal, but with 1,200 students, it just wasn't possible to know more than a few. Here, he tends to have the same students from kinder- garten until they graduate sixth grade, and that makes the task easier. It also gives him the opportunity to get to BuLl ersJ mt ld [J lgsP settles down on a more curious, are developing buds bench, eye-level with a sense of humor, and they audience, as dis-have a lot of energy. ahn0 Continue. rne ess of the children's Moving on dy, l s, Principal BruceWilliams said he had :tst S listens, brows worked in Southern Califor- hole . concern at some of nia for 11 years when the urge ) mt ers or questions he to move somewhere pretty got Lst the [yes each child his full the best of him. "We both had relatives in [%, as he attempts to Northern California," !he woes and troublesWilliams explained about ]'ters view as surpass- himself and his wife, Karen. Solution to world They were both fed up with Sales Service Supplies Pagers Ce;! Phones v,.,,r" Dish Network 538.21M. 1500 Open Every day Mot, ~t 9 am 6 9m Sur 11 a': 4 ~rr Highway 89, Green~'~lle (nenl.to tie Che~rr~, Slatirgn). materials is three weeks. An additional three-week re- newal can be obtained on all materials, except items on hold for other patrons. You may call or visit any branch to renew your items. Borrowing privileges in- clude free Internet access. For a schedule of free chil- dren's programs, please call or stop by North Valleys Library at 1075 North Hills Blvd. #340 (Golden Valley), 775-972-0271. North Valleys Library hours are: Monday through Wednes- day from I0 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Washoe County Library System now extends borrow- ing privileges to residents of E1 Dorado, Lassen, Placer, Plumas, Nevada and Sierra Counties at no charge. No annual fee will be charged, but overdue fines and lost or damaged book charges will still apply. To check out books or mate- rials, residents will need valid identification, such as a Cali- fornia driver's license, show- ing residency in one of the above counties. All types of library materi- als are available and the check-out period for books and -. DRS. GILMAN G tMAN 68 Central Ave. Quincy . 283-2206 illl i I II III I Complete vision and eye care, Optometrists and Ophthalmologists on staff, Vision and Eye examinations treatment of eye disease, cataract surgery, for- | eign body removal threshold visual field analysis, contact lenses, glasses (large J selection of inexpensive to designer eyewear) low vision aids for the visually I mpared and v~slon " therapy for/earning related vision ..... problems. ...... ..,.-, I As our annual fundraiser, Quincy High School Boys & Girls Soccer will be delivering FREE any medium, large or extra large pizza between 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.! All proceeds go to Quincy High School Boys & Girls Soccer! Students will be calling you for reservation times. Quincy Boys Soccer Team If your pizza is not delivered within 20 minutes of the Quincy Girls Soccer Team designated time, your pizza will be FREE! Make your reservations early & help support the Quincy High School Soccer Teams! * Delivery is free. Regular pizza prices off menu. Because of the donation, coupons wilt not be accepted on any delivered pizza order this Sunday only. Plumas Pines Shopping Center, Quincy" 283-2320 t Puther study was .-Riverside. said he liked the U. C. Riverside. He ohally toys with the [ ih ,eeking his doctorate University, but fain- t0 River College is of- of three work- to help stu- Pare for the G.E.D. Clothing and Jewelry Workshops will be Racks, .,,,.. Jan. and on belecte Resource 22 to 27 includes a math January workshop and tips. Taught by We're Making Room for Spring the workshops will needs of the class Oth individualized Great Northern Hair fee of $11 is ar this workshop, 458 Main St. " Quincy lration for a zero- Preparation class re information, call or $83 760 at 283.0202, Ext. 213. know every student. ra't always happy with in the 916 area code, and be-Besides serving as principal e of a situation, but gan sending out letters. 't hear complaints He was invited to a job in- haven t been heard, terview at QES. the time to listen to Williams said he came into _ Quincy from the east and every student. We try to serve the needs of all our patients. We offer simple and inexpensive eyewear, as well as designer frames. Our expe- rienced staff can assist you. Please see Drs. Gilman and Gilman for a complete eye and vision examination. Bifocal lenses & frame...$139 Single vision lenses & frame...$98