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O D N Larry E. Anderson, Formerly of Bend Nov. 22,1926 - April 12, 2011 Arrangements: Deschutes Memorial Chapel, (541)382-5592; www.deschutesmemorialchapel.com
Services: 10:30 a.m., Graveside Ceremony, with Full Military Honors at Deschutes Memorial Gardens, Wednesday, April 15, 2011, Bend
Frank Sterling McGarvey, of Bend, Oregon Oct. 3, 1923 - April 15, 2011 Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend, 541- 382-0903 www.bairdmortuaries.com Services: Funeral services will be held on Friday, Aprill 22, 2011, at 10:00 a.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church, located at 704 South Latah Street, Boise, Idaho; graveside services at Morris Hill Cemetery, will immediately follow.
Kipp Rusty Walker, of Bend April 22, 1991 - April 14, 2011 Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home of Bend, 541-382-0903 www.bairdmortuaries.com Services: Service will be held in Anchorage, Alaska, at a later date. Contributions may be made to:
Engineers Without Borders USA, 4665 Nautilus Court, Suite 300, Boulder, CO 80301. www.ewb-usa.org
Dorothy Jane Laudette, of Redmond April 29, 1920 - April 17, 2011 Arrangements: Redmond Memorial Chapel, 541-548-3219 Sign our guestbook at redmondmemorial.com Services: Wed., April 20, 2011, at 1:30pm, at Redmond Memorial Chapel. Contributions may be made to:
Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, Portland, OR.
Contributions may be made to:
Partners In Care Hospice, 2075 NE Wyatt Court, Bend, Oregon 97701 www.partnersbend.org
Gary Tolen, of Maupin Dec. 13, 1949 - April 17, 2011 Arrangements: Baird Funeral Home, Bend 541-382-0903 www.bairdmortuaries.com Services: Celebration of Life will be held in both Maupin and Portland; services are pending and will be announced at a later date. Contributions may be made to:
Partners In Care Hospice, 2075 NE Wyatt Ct., Bend Oregon 97701 www.partnersbend.org 541-382-588 or to gain momentum in opening new Hospice Houses, please write to your respective Congressman; see list at www.contactingthecongress. org
Lyle Horace Hibbard, of Prineville April 29, 1927 - April 12, 2011 Arrangements: Prineville Funeral Home, 199 NE 10th St., Prineville, OR 97754 541-447-6459 Services: At his request no public services will be held. Contributions may be made to:
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Kenneth “L” Mealey, of Bend May 31, 1951 - April 14, 2011 Arrangements: Niswonger-Reynolds Funeral Home. 541-382-2471 www.niswonger-reynolds.com Services: Memorial/Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at 4 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery, 12th and Hawthorne, Bend, OR
Raymond F. LeRoque, of Prineville, Nov. 17, 1924 ~April 13, 2011 Arrangements: Whispering Pines Funeral Home, 185 N.E. 4th Street, Prineville, Oregon. 541-416-9733. Services: A memorial service will be held 11:00 A.M., May 14, 2011, at the Elks Lodge, 151 N. Main Street, Prineville, Oregon. Contributions may be made to:
May be made in Ray's name to PMH ~Hospice, 1201 N.E. Elm Street, Prineville, Oregon 97754. 541-447-2510.
Robert Allen Thomas, of La Pine Oct. 12, 1941 - April 13, 2011 Arrangements: Baird Memorial Chapel of La Pine, 541-536-5104. www.bairdmortuaries.com Services: No formal services are scheduled at this time.
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Frank Sterling McGarvey, Jr.
Larry Eugene Anderson
October 3, 1923 - April 15, 2011
Nov. 22, 1926 - April 12, 2011
Frank Sterling McGarvey Jr., of Bend, Oregon, passed away peacefully with his family at his side on Friday, April 15, 2011. He was 87. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 22, 2011, at 10:00 AM, with the Rev. HollaFrank Sterling day SanderMcGarvey, Jr. son presiding at All Saints Episcopal Church, located at 704 South Latah Street in Boise, Idaho, with graveside services at Morris Hill Cemetery, immediately following. Frank was born October 3, 1923, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Frank and Lucille (Scribner) McGarvey. He grew up in Bend, Oregon, graduating from Bend High School. Frank earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Oregon State University, where he was a competitive golfer and skier, passions which he continued to pursue throughout his life. He proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II. Frank concluded his career in 1986 as an Executive with Morrison-Knudsen International, which took him to projects throughout the world, having begun his career as a city engineer of Ontario, Oregon, where he married Shirley Walker in 1948. In 1997, Frank married Ruth Jean Owen of Sisters, Oregon, and returned to Bend in 1999. Frank is survived by his wife, Ruth Jean McGarvey of Bend, Oregon; and sons, Bill McGarvey and Jim McGarvey, both of Boise, Idaho. Other survivors include seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Shirley Walker McGarvey; and daughter, Gwen McGarvey-Gross. Baird Funeral Home of Bend is in charge of the arrangements, (541) 382-0903. www.bairdmortuaries.com.
Larry E. Anderson, now residing in Mississippi, and formerly of Bend, died on the 12th of April. He was born in Pleasant Hill, Louisiana, and had made his home in California and Bend for 20 years. He retired from the Navy after 22 years, having served in WWII, Korea, and Viet Nam, from 1943 to 1965. The Navy was his “Life and Joy". He married Mary Ann in 1967 and she preceded him in death in 2008. they were married for 41 years. Larry moved to Brookhaven, MS, after his wife died to be close to his sister, Wilma, and live in a Veteran’s home. Larry had been raised in a Southern Baptist Church in Louisiana, and had been a long-time member of the Christian Life Center here in Bend. Larry is survived by his sisters, Wilma Robertson and Ann Griffith of Brookhaven, MS, Wanda Gentry and her husband, Lawrence of Tracy, CA, and step-sister, Anne Chevez, of AZ; also a niece, Lynn Beltrano of Concord, CA. A graveside service with full military honors will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, at 10:30 a.m., at Deschutes Memorial Gardens. Contributions may be made to the Bend Veterans of Foreign Wars #1643, 1503 4th St., Bend, OR 97701. Local arrangements are by Deschutes Memorial Chapel. Please leave condolences at www.deschutesmemorialchap el.com
Kenneth “L” Mealey May 31, 1951 - April 14, 2011 Kenneth “L” Mealey was born to Elva Dutton in Utah. He grew up in El Centro, CA, graduating from high school there, eldest one of six children. In 1989, he moved to Bend, OR, and worked as a truck driver for Miller Lumber. He also worked Kenneth “L” for other Mealey excavating businesses as a dump truck driver. He had his own over the road trucking business for eight years. He married his wife, Joan in 1992 and has lived in Bend, since that time. Ken’s survivors: his one son, Micheal Mealey, his wife, Joan, his four sisters, his brother, his cousin, Cliff, and his stepdad, Rick, several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Elva in 1991. Graveside Services will be held at Greenwood Cemetery, next to Pilot Butte Cemetery, April 20th at 4 p.m.
John Kent Haywood June 1, 1938 - April 6, 2011 Mr. Haywood was born June 1st, 1938, in Long Beach, California. He died in Bend, Oregon, after a long battle and complications of cancer. He married Barbara Ellen Dieffenbacher on August 31, 1963, in Yucaipa, CA. After living for over 40 years in the Ojai Valley, CA, he worked for Pepsi Bottling John Kent Company in Haywood Ventura, CA, for 19 years prior to moving to Bend. Mr. Haywood was a member of the La Pine Senior Center where he enjoyed the company of the members and liked to play Bingo. John also loved fishing and boating. He served in the U.S. Army and USMC. John is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Barbara; two sons, Doug Kent Haywood of Ventura, CA and Jeff Wayne Haywood of Redding, CA; a brother, Jim Haywood of Dixon, IL; three sisters, Annie Myers of Ojai, CA, Betty Bishop of Shasta Lake City, CA and Sharon Lahr of Phoenix, AZ; and three loving grandchildren, Natasha, Ashley and Jon. John will be missed. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions in John's memory may be made to Partners In Care Hospice, 2075 NE Wyatt Ct., Bend, OR 97701. Baird Memorial Chapel in La Pine is honored to serve the Haywood family.
William Schaefer, 89, ex-Maryland governor, Baltimore mayor By Michael Dresser The Baltimore Sun
BALTIMORE —William Donald Schaefer, the dominant political figure of the last half-century of Maryland history, died Monday after a “do-it-now” career that changed the face of Baltimore while bringing a new burst of energy to the city he loved. The 89-year-old had recently been hospitalized for pneumonia and had been in poor health for the past few days. In four terms as mayor and
two as governor, he was a champion of big projects that changed the face of Baltimore: Harborplace, Camden Yards, the National Aquarium, the Convention Center and the light rail among them. Yet he was also intensely involved with the mundane details of city neighborhoods. As mayor, he would patrol the city at night and on weekends, calling city officials to demand immediate action to fill a pothole or clean a garbagestrewn alley.
Flamboyant but private, irascible but sentimental, quirky but hard-headed, Schaefer won immense and enduring popularity among voters for his blunt talk and passionate dedication to public service. He prided himself on saying what ordinary people were thinking — even when it went counter to prevailing political norms — but his outspokenness would eventually contribute to his ouster as comptroller in the 2006 Democratic primary. Schaefer’s temper was legend-
ary, but his eruptions were often calculated for maximum effect. He loved intensely — his mother, his friends, his city and state. And he hated fiercely — most notably in his poisonous relationship with former Gov. Parris Glendening and enduring contempt for the late Colts owner Robert Irsay. As mayor, he was a tireless promoter of Baltimore. As governor, he was a builder whose second term soured in a wrenching fiscal crisis.
“All of these dollars go directly to teachers and leaders. That’s money that’s not going to contractors or Chalkboard or consultants.” — Dan Jamison, The Chalkboard Project vice president for education policy
Grant Continued from C1 Last week, the federal government gave the education reform nonprofit an additional $11.2 million for the program. The grant, to be spent over five years, will be divided among a number of districts, including Bend-La Pine, Crook County and Redmond. Schools in Albany, Lebanon, SalemKeizer and Oregon City will get some of the money, too. Districts participating in the CLASS Project have spent the past two years fleshing out four core principles: increasing career paths for teachers, improving teacher evaluations, offering teachers more professional development opportunities, and implementing new pay structures that give teachers incentives to take on leadership and mentoring roles. Next year, they will begin implementing those principles. Dan Jamison, the vice president for education policy at The Chalkboard Project, said the additional funds are a recognition that the CLASS Project must be sustained for more than a couple of years. “It requires a different level of resource commitment,” he said. “They want to see us take this thing to the finish line.” Jamison looks at what the CLASS Project school districts are doing as a five-year national action research study.
Use of funds limited The funds can be used only to implement new compensation models designed by the CLASS Project’s participants. “Certainly during a time of profound economic crisis there are many, many things we would like to do,” Jamison said. “But we also recognize and we know that teacher and educator effectiveness is really the best, most sacred commitment we can make. In past years in Oregon we have seen good times and bad, and commitments to teachers, whether it’s mentorship or professional development … [have] been very inconsistent.” Jamison understands it will be difficult for some to see money targeted to specific programs, but “it reflects a broader commitment by our national leaders for sustained, guaranteed support for educator effectiveness.” The funds, Jamison said, will go to pay teachers who have taken on additional roles and responsibilities in their schools, and to teachers who show high levels of effectiveness in the classroom. That will likely look different in each school district receiving the funding. Dan Jones and Karen Stiner are the co-coordinators for the CLASS Project in Bend-La Pine Schools. In May, committees will present their plans for implementing the CLASS Project in area schools. Among the largest changes under consideration are those that would change the way teachers and principles are evaluated and how teachers are
compensated. One proposal, for instance, would replace the current salary schedule, a step system based on years in the classroom and level of education, with a schedule containing four levels ranging from “emerging professional” to “master teacher leader.” Upper range teachers would be paid extra for their work outside the classroom. The extra compensation is intended to keep these teachers, who otherwise might seek to become administrators, in the classroom.
Bend-La Pine picked for national study Bend-La Pine is also one of 12 districts nationwide chosen to participate in a study examining the relationship between teacher compensation and student achievement. “Their premise is if you increase the amount of money that a teacher receives, that will have a direct correlation with student achievement,” Jones said of the U.S. Department of Education. Of the 12 Bend-La Pine schools in the study, half will serve as a control group with all teachers receiving a 1 percent salary increase. The other half will serve as a test group. Those schools will operate a value-added schoolwide model, in which entire schools will be paid partly based on whether their students are moving to or beyond their expected growth level. Teachers will also be paid based on their effectiveness in the classroom. Details of how that will be measured are still being determined. “All of these dollars go directly to teachers and leaders,” Jamison said. “That’s money that’s not going to contractors or Chalkboard or consultants.” Eventually the federal government will use the results of the study to determine what made a difference in the school sites.
Development and teacher training The district will also use the grant funds to pay for professional development for all teachers and training for principals. Jamison expects school districts to see significant changes in how federal funding is doled out in the next few years. In the future, he predicts, “federal funds will be directly linked to performance evaluations and professional development, new career roles and opportunities with links to student growth.” Bend-La Pine Schools hopes to begin implementing some of the changes in the 201112 school year, though Jones and Stiner said they’ll likely be piloting the changes in the 12 Teacher Incentive Fund schools and Marshall High School. But given the financial crisis, Jones says it could be awhile before the district can put all of the systemwide changes in place. Sheila G. Miller can be reached at 541-617-7831 or at email@example.com.
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