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June 30,2010 (760) 765 0192 OPE RTIEs We have our own private parking lot behind the office. _. entrance off 'C' Street C O R N E R 00AIN, T R E E T www.j ulian-properties.com 9 The Julian News Est. 1967 P.O. Box 1000 Julian, CA 92036 CHOICE PARCEL IN JULIAN ESTATES- 4.24 III Acres at the end of the road. Many large oaks and Ill pines, views, underground power and phone,[[[ paved roads, gated community. Ill $219,000 l FIVE ACRE PROPERTY WITH WELL, water 2005 REBUILD - 2 Bedroom / 2Bath open and storage tank, electrical, shed and Septic system... spacious floor plan in Harrison Park. 2 Car garage I[ instaffed ready for your home. Very private setting Ill SINGLE LEVEL HOME on wooded acre in Pinq w/RV hookups. Wired for surround sound int/ext. I[[ with rock wails and spectacular views. Seller willlll Hills 2 bedroom, 2 bath, family room, granit. Granite counter tops & stanped concrete flooring. [[[ also consider trade for property in San Diego areal[I counter tops, cathedral ceilings in living room, DlrS on I U acres lvtust see or Tucson " L " II " I[I attached garage. Private spa off master bedroom. $359,000 [[ $187,000 I $367,000 the p p ty.ro er Very lar:ge mature trees. This was the home of one of the old-time Julian families. $229,000. .... :,:: WYNOLA ESTATES - 2 bedroom/2 bath home i'';i , Ill Spacious and open floor plan. Converted 2 car UNUSUAL AND REMOTE MOUNTAIN PROPERTY.II [ CHOICE SITE IN PINE HILLS 128 Acres with[[[ garage with full'oath & private entrance. Attached 20 Acres, Complete with dry cabin for secluded get-[ easy access, mature trees Service by water company, Ill 1 bedroom/1 bath granny flat with private entrance. away weekends Oak, Fir and Spruce trees Views [[ has approved septic layout.. I 2.5 Acres. 240 000 " ' $578 000 $ , l[ $175,000 I[ Bring al[offers, juli Zerbe, Broker Associate email: julinjoe@gmail.com Rose Steadman, Broker / Owner Melo-de Savage, Realtor Associate email: melo-de@sbcglobal.net New Survey. Reveals High School Students" Views On American Citizenship Perseverance and Courage Valued Most, Declaration of Independence And Thomas Jefferson Inspire Most ARLINGTON, VA--While this Independence Day will certainly in61ude the usual festivities - fireworks, cookouts, patriotic speeches and Americans dressed in red, white and blue -the meaning behind the celebration has not been lost on America's next generation. A new nationwide survey of nearly 3,000 high school students, released today by the Bill of Rights Institute, Arlington, VA, provides a glimpse into what the nation's future leaders think aboutAmerican citizenship: what civic values they admire, who their political heroes are, and which of our Founding documents inspire them the most. The survey, based on an analysis of the top 3,000 essays submitted in the Bill of Rights Institute's 2009-10 Being an American Essay Contest - the nation's largest high school essay contest, with more than 50,000 entries this year- concentrated on three themes: ew of afstoa ires ci.d PAST AND PRESENT? Making the to'p five list, in order, were Thomas Jefferson (18 percent), Abraham Lincoln (14 percent), Martin Luther King, Jr (12 percent), George Washington (10 percent) and Thomas Paine (9 percent). 3. Which Founding Document Inspires Them The Most? means to be a modern American in light of our Founding Fathers and documents," said Jason Ross, Ph.D., vice president of education programs for the Bill of Rights Institute. "Perhaps even more important: The students believe that American citizens have a responsibility to live by certain principles, or civic values, of perseverance and courage." The analysis was conducted by Social Dynamics, LLC for the Bill of Rights Institute and paid for with a donation from Dr. John M. Templeton, Jr. Copies are available online at www. billofrightsinstitute.org or by contacting Sonia Blumstein at 205.620.2087 or Sonia@ PRoactiveSolutionslnc.net. About the Being An American Essay Contest: Sponsored by the Bill of Rights Institute, this annual contest asks students to write an essay in response to the following question: "What civic value do you believe is most essential to being an American? Trace the enduring importance of this value throughout the American story by discussing: a Founding document that reflects this value; a figure from American history who embodies this value; and examples of how you have and/ or could put this value into practice." In the 2009-10 school year, more than 50,000 students participated in the contest. Nearly $200,000 in prize money was awarded to students and their sponsoring teachers. The top three students from each of nine regions, and their sponsoring teachers, won trips to civic values, Founding Fathers and American heroes, and Founding documents. The survey found: 1. What Civic Values Do American Students Value Most? "Perseverance" and "courage" were cited most often as the civic values essential to being an American, with each value being chosen by approximately 15 percent of participating students. Other civic values identified by large numbers of students included equality and respect (14 percent), entrepreneurialism (12 percent), responsibility (9 percent) and liberty (8 percent). 2. WHOA RE THEIR HEROES, Students cited the Declaration and understand the importance Washington, DC. of Independence (47 percent) ............................................................................................................. and the Constitution (33 percent) Overall Values by Civic Value ategoe as the two most important and inspiring Founding. documents, followed by Thomas Paine's pamphlet, Common Sense. The breakdown of other Founding documents cited is outlined below: These results were consistent across all high school grade levels, in all school settings (public, private, and home school), with one exception: The majority of t0th graders identified President Lincoln, not Jefferson, as their top hero. "It's clear that students have strong opinions about what it Break wn 'Othed undtniE Douments it The Virginia attes The Bill of eights The Anrcn Css ConSese ....................... i .................. " ': .................. t ....................................... r ........ "" 0 10 40 60 80 100 = rm Cite The Bill of Rights Institute, founded in 1999, is a nonprofit educational organization. The mission of the Bill of Rights Institute is to educate young people about the words and ideas of America's Founders, the liberties guaranteed in our Founding documents, and how our Founding principles continue to affect and shape a free society. Kirby Winn, Realtor Associate email: kirbylwinn@gmail.com Summer Theatre Day Camp Coming To Julian In a collaborative effort, Sandra Sladkey of Julian Stage Company and Terry Ross of Acting Professionally present a summer theatre day camp at Camp Wynola. Students will attend workshops on voice and movement, improvisation, and script development and performance. From July 26 to 30, grades 7-12 will attend All in the Timing, where they will perform selections from the collection of David Ives' one-act plays by that title. The following week (August 2-6), grades K-6 will experience Wonderland in Wynola as they join Lewis Carroll's Alice in her adventures down the rabbit hole. Both camps will run from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M., Monday through Friday. A showcase at Spencer Valley School, open to the public, will conclude each week of camp. Cost for camp is a bargain at $100 per child, with a half-price fee of only $50 for each additional child from the same family. Scholarship applications are available. Terry Ross holds an MA. in Education from Stanford University and an M.F.A. in Directing from University of California. For over 30 years, she has worked as a director, master teacher, and actor on stage and in commercials, television, and film. She has directed professionally in San Diego and the Bay Area, has been a casting director and acting coach for an ABC television series, an d was the movement teacher for-the Professional Acting Training Program at the Old Globe in San Diego for six years, along with teaching at the Film and Theatre Department at SDSU and USD. For ten years she has run her own San Diego company, Acting Professionally, teaching children and adults the craft of acting and auditioning for the camera, and holds on-camera summer camps for kids and teens. Her students have appeared on such television shows as Sons of Tucson and 24, and in films such as The Tooth Fairy. For o;ver 20 years Sandra Sladkey wrote and produced an internationally syndicated children's radio program, and for more than 30 years she has directed children's programs for camps and conferences, performing as a ventriloquist, puppeteer, and magician. She has been seen onstage locally in various productions, including Steel Magnolias, A Christmas Carol, and the annual melodrama 3resented by the Julian Triangle Club. Last December she directed the Julian Town Hall production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, which enjoyed sold-out performances. In 2007 she taught drama in the after-school program at Julian Elementary. If you are interested in enrolling your child(ren) in the summer theatre day camp, please contact Terry Ross at 760-454-0382. Deadline for enrollment is July 5. The word philippic, meaning "a bitter attack in words," comes from the Philippics, speeches by the ancient Greek orator Demosthenes against Philip II of Macedonia.