IV-"There's more to EHS than the '3 Rs'" - Leslie Linthicum - Albuquerque Tribune

IV-"There's more to EHS than the '3 Rs'" - Leslie Linthicum - Albuquerque Tribune

by: Leslie Linthicum | publication date: March 11, 1983 | Publication: Albuquerque Tribune | pages: A1

In Human Development class, well-tailored Kathryn Meloy stirred boys and girls alike with the topic of child care and feeding. Prompted by a worksheet that asked, "What would you serve a 3-year-old child at a mid-morning snack?" students launched a lively discussion of the dangers of junk food.

Many of the youths strongly opposed feeding children refined sugar, point to evidence linking sugar to hyperactivity. Juice, graham crackers and fruit were the top snack choices.

The "practical arts" are emphasized in Albuquerque Public Schools these days,

In the fourth article in the Albuquerque Tribune's "Undercover Student" series, reporter Leslie Linthicum, who posed for two weeks as a senior at Eldorado High School, writes about the school's "practical arts" curriculum. At the end of the article, she includes a glossary of slang terms used at Eldorado High School.

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