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improving r schools, yes Nov. 2 features will be high on the voters approve the bond issue next at Troy School, pictured here, will fire safety. WARM AND COMFORTABLE-The bond issue would mean a new heating system at Troy School to help keep students comfortable and promote a better learning environment for tough subjects like arithmetic. CHEERY ENVIRONMENT. Glenville Elementary students attend classes in sunny, open classrooms since the new school opened this year. A photographic editorial by Chris Brown The Gilmer County Board ot Education is seeking passage of a bond issue proposal in order to complete Phase II of a comprehensive building pro- gram. The board completed Phase I with funds from the state Better Schools Amend- ment. The photos on this page depict the success of the board's initial renovation attempts and areas where improvements will be made if the bond issue is passed. w TOETOUCHING--Glenvflle Elementary students currently have physical education classes outside or in the cramped multi-pupose room pictured above. A new gym is planned for the school if the bond issue passes. Glenville Democrat/Pathfinder Section B October Page 1 The HOT LUNCH--Tanner Elementary students can eat hot lunches every day since the school recently purchased a cafeteria steam table. Lunchroom workers Kathleen Lydick [left] and Oleta Fling prepare for hungry students to storm the cafeteria. arten students at Normantown Elementary through large plastic blocks recently purchased at the early childhood center in the vo-ag to recreational and educational equipment, larger, redecorated room for the youngsters. of cold discov- is a at the VO-AG BUILDING--In addition to a new school building at Normantown, the vo-ag building and the gymnasium will get a much-needed facelffting. The new classroom complex  extend from the front of the gym towards the road and across to the vo-ag building. The new school will not be constructed in the low lying athletic field behind the school as was originally thought, according to Principal Roger Brady. OUT WITH THE OLD--The aging Sand Fork School building will be replaced and the cafeteria and gym renovated if the bond issue passes, Supt. Ronald Welty has placed top priority on rebuilding the Sand Fork and Normantown schools, considered the most pressing problems in the county. INDOOR TENNIS-The gym floor at Gilmer County High School doubles as a tennis court during recent physical education classes, if the bond issue passes, the gym floor would be improved and the gym enlarged to provide additional seag and storage space. RAINDROPS-Tanner School will have a gymnasium roof if the bond issue is Although the present roof has been patched, students like the one pictured here can physical education class even on rainy days, leaky roof has been a prob|em for years, aeco to Principal Thomas Mhmey. BOTTOMS UP--Teddy Miller, a Gllmer County High School student, enjoys a hot lunch and carton of milk in the school's new cafeteria. !!i i i!