Monday, November 3, 1997
The Way I See It
By Rick Smith
Halloween week news
A week of torture, I mean tests
Pecos High School students faced a week full of tests last week. (Was it
part of the horror of Halloween?) Six-weeks tests, TAAS tests and SAT
tests, all in one week. I feel sorry for them, it makes me shudder just
to think about it. Test is a four-letter word for most high school
students. I know I always dreaded them when I was in school, usually
because I hadn't studied enough.
You may have noticed the color picture on the front page of section B
Tuesday. That was a major cause of excitement at the Enterprise. We hope
to start running more color pictures. If you would like to see more
color in the newspaper give us a call, write a letter or e-mail us to
let us know.
They made a difference
The students from Lamar Middle School, members of the Modern Study Club
and the other volunteers who helped paint the backs of buildings
downtown deserve a lot of thanks. They truly made a difference and set a
Working together again
County, city and school officials seem to be working together toward
placing a juvenile officer in our schools. There are two good elements
in this. One, it's great to see another example of our community leaders
working together rather than bickering amongst themselves. It's a sign
of a maturing community.
Two, placing a qualified juvenile officer in the school district can
Scary Halloween is fun
The biggest local news Friday was Halloween. It's good to see children
Some people want to make a big deal out of Halloween being an evil
Editors Note: Rick Smith is the City Editor of the Enterprise whose column
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