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The Freeport Baldwin Leader. (Freeport, N.Y.) 1987-current, August 24, 1989, Image 20

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a Baldwin student wins bronze overseas (from pag« 7) incfu^ied short ansH'enatui prob> M lenu. This «-as foUoHtd by a ^ second exam which resulted in 20 students bein^ selected to partki> pate tn the training camp at the ^ UnisersUy of Mainland. The w-tek'Iong camp included intense O practice involving practical. ^ theoretical and laboratory work. Students were graded on their >* work daily, until fi\e students ^ were ultimately selected to be on ^ the national team. ^ After the training camp, the 2 students were fjown to Washing* S torv, D.C. where they met the Vice President Dan Quayle and the secretary of education. With six weeks remaining before the CN-eni, the students were expected to continue their preparation on their own. On July M. they flew lo Warsaw, with only two days to rest from their inesitable jet lag before the eompetitiort be^n. The first Monday o f the com­ petition. all students took a fi\e hour written exam. After a day off. students were then ^ven a five hour lab session. While the grading took place, students * and Lithuania. toured Warsaw and other Polish cities. The closing ceremonies took place on July 2S. Mr. Jacobs described the expe­ rience as “fantastic,\ noting the most outstanding part was meet­ ing students from other coumriw with a “common thread of inter­ est.* Although they spent time with many students from Austra­ lia. Canada and England because of the similarity of language, he uid it was “\xry special** to meet with students from the U.S.S.R. In this country, the physics program is funded by donations from private corporations. The host country, howettr. prosides accommodations for students during the actual competition. S^r. Jacobs said that his formal knowledge of physics wis acriuiTtd in high school honors and advanced placement courses, but he later added, that. “|Nc done some work on my own.\ At the Baldwin Senior High School honors ceremonies held last May, Mr. Jacobs was des­ cribed as “one of the best, per­ haps the best science and math student eser to attend the high school.\ Mr. Jacobs will attend Harsard University in the Fall. In addition to Mr. Jacobs* selection to the U.S. Physics Team, he was also in the final round of the Mathematics Olym­ piad held recently in West Getmany. O < a Register Nowl BALLET - JAZZ - CREATIVE tUwty D0cont9d Air Conditioned Studhs Plus • Parent & Me • Moms & Babes • Saturday Classes Call Uza 379-7492 Cnaior o f *\Pass The Bucks!** ^ game show parties 160 W. M errick Rd., Merrick (American Legion Building) 1 2 Ml. East of Mcadowbrook Pky. V i l l S Q O B o s r d (frompag«3) toW bV Village Oetk Karan that the police would follow up Navin that “when decision is onit.Shealsostfcisedthenecdlo reserved at a meeting, the Board get after oser-occupaficy of some makes a final determination, residences a ^ to enforce car usually within about two weeks, w^hing restrictions. and it is publicly announced.\ « . Neil Toelle was disturbed by the report of alleged racketeering Ms. Simpson complained influcoceingarbagecoUectionon about improper and illegal park- Long Islatvd and wished to know ing on tlM Town of Hempstead whether the Village would take side of Babylon Turnpike and steps t o .disassociate itralf from Grand Avenue arid was promised them. Sfieppy's of Merricf^ 2191 Merrick Rd., Merrick - 546-2111 VISIT 0(/K RETAIL DEPARTMENT Sloie Hours: Closed -Mondoy ond Tuesdoy Wedneidoy, Thursdoy. Friday 9 - 6 Soluidoy S - 6 ond Sundoy I ■ 5 CATERINQ DEPAini^ R}R DEIYERT 0 ^ FIsb Plattefs*Meat Platters^Salad Piatters* Cheese Flatten* Hero's* CMckens* THE FUN CONTINUES AFTER LABOR DAY AT... THE FHEEFORT REGBEATIOH CENTER Year Round Health & Fun For The Entire Family At An Affordable Price JOIN THE HEALTH WING REGISTER FOR FALL PROGRAMS* $150 INDIVIDUAL CHILDREN; Sat,, Sept. 13, Noon - 1 pm $305 ENTIRE FAMILY Arts Sc Crq/%y, Ballet. Baton TwirUng, Creadve Play. Drama. $ 80 SENIORS/HANDICAPPED Swimming. Jazz S t Tep Dance & More. ADULTS: Mon., SepL 25,8:30 * 9:30 pm E n joy a w h o le y e a r o f IndoortO u tdoor S w im n u n g , S team St Aerodicj. Aguacise. A n , Fencing, Mom Sc Tot Tune, Sauna. W ell E q u ipped Exercise rooms, H a n d b a ll C o u r t St Tai Chi Sc More. Gym. • Fee For Host Programs is S iS le Center's Enclosed, Ughtec and Heated Ice Skating Rink Opens in October 'Ask About Our Birthday Parti* at S6 Per Child W ritejir Call Tor Pree Brochupc TH E F B E E P O B T R E C B E A T IO N C E N T E B 130 HAST MBHBICKROAD ( 1 /4 mile West of Meadowbrook) PHEEPOB!r,imwyOB2 11520 223“d000

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