Taking risk out of the equation

Taking risk out of the equation

Marco meissner the list of dates for the kronach gymnasts is full to the brim. Scrolling through the website of the largest sports club in the county with about 1400 members, training sessions for swimmers, gymnasts, baseball players and martial arts athletes appear. But they are all down. At the top of the page there is a news bulletin.

"The play and training enterprise, the sport enterprise and the entire competition enterprise is for all members of the gymnastic association kronach with immediate effect starting from friday, 13. March 2020, at 12 noon until 19 p.M. (inclusive). April 2020, 24 o’clock, prohibited!", it says. This order was made in consultation with the bavarian state sports association (BLSV), the kronach health department and the district of kronach, as chairman jorg schnappauf stated in response to a question from the frankischer tag.

The club is thus following the path taken by the city and county of kronach as sports facility operators. Parallel to the school cancellation due to the corona virus, the district closes its school sports facilities. "In the area of responsibility of the district office, this affects the gymnasiums of the school center association (this also affects the cafeteria) as well as the district’s own gymnasiums at the other schools in kronach and the instructional swimming pool at the maximilian-von-welsch-realschule", announced the authorities on friday afternoon.

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The mystery of color

The mystery of color

WOLFGANG SCHOBERTH

the temperaments could hardly be more different: one taciturn, introverted, buried, who immersed himself in a grotesquely spun world in his drawings. The other was a man of action, a vociferous and loud payer, a color connoisseur and striking designer, a visionary who thought in broad dimensions, for whom the scale of a schoolyard was a small matter.
In 1968, caspar walter rauh and hans lewerenz went into retreat in the latter’s studio at the plassenburg castle. They spend months tufting color compositions, joining tiny particles of colored glass into cubic, polygonal, tapered shapes. What is being created is one of the most sophisticated and elaborate art-in-building projects in kulmbach: a 74-meter-long mosaic frieze for the courtyard of the caspar-vischer high school, which was under construction at the time.
The project was initiated by fritz kerling (1910-1985), a creative, unconventional thinker who often came into conflict with the ideas of the city council. Kerling is friends with lewerenz. They studied together in berlin under professor heinrich tessenow, the cult architect of the early modern era, and studied the dessau bauhaus intensively. Kerling’s design of the CVG main building and the social science wing is clearly influenced by it. The wings of the two-story building are grouped around a central atrium, whose filigree window frontage allows daylight to enter broadly.
Another aspect comes from the bauhaus: the idea of merging architecture and art into a holistic one. Unlike most of the art-on-building projects of the 1950s and 1960s, where the work is merely decoration of a finished structure, the artists are involved early in the planning process.
In the courtyard, kerling’s idea of a space intended for young people can be observed. The view goes up to the observatory, which, beyond its astronomical use, symbolizes the longing of all researching people. In the 1960s, the competing space ventures in east and west particularly stimulated interest in the starry skies. But young people have even stronger longings: for life, happiness and love. They are transformed into color on the mosaic fields.
The key is johann wolfgang goethe’s color theory. For 40 years, the poet and natural scientist sought to understand the phenomenon of color. An important step was the investigation of the rock in the fichtelgebirge mountains. He considered it to be light as stone. He wrote a paper on the subject, "uber den granit" (about granite) (1784).
For the artist duo, goethe’s holistic view of nature is the basis of their work: colors emerge when the light of the sun’s brilliance passes through something cloudy, like the hazy atmosphere at sunset. Then female changes over yellow to red. Red, the color of life, fades into black as it darkens further. On the other hand, the darkness of the universe that we see in the night sky can change from violet to blue through the haze of the morning dawn and be further brightened by the female of the clouds. These observations are what inspire lewerenz and rauh to their fantastic color creations.
In the educational novel "wilhelm meister’s apprenticeship years, formerly a must in the lecture schedule, goethe turned his color theory into poetry. A tale of how young wilhelm finds himself after a long odyssey through society. An important encounter is that with mignon, a mysterious gypsy girl. She falls in love with him, but wilhelm leaves her. Her longing, her pain of love, which leads to death, is expressed in the language of colors: "do you know the land where the lemons (yellow) bluhn (female), in the dark leaves (black) the golden oranges (orange) gluhn (red)?. A gentle wind (haze) from the blue (blue) sky (black) blows. The myrtle (grun) still and high the laurel stands, you know it well? THERE! There I would like to go with you, oh my. Beloved, pull". The "song of the mignon encountered on many fronts of the mosaic. You just have to discover it.
Export contributions by wolfgang and margret schoberth to the arts at CV-gymnasium appear in the festschrift celebrating the school’s 125th anniversary.

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Up from the chair in the home office: build in movement breaks

up from the chair in the home office: build in movement breaks

A lot of things are coming together right now: the commute to work is falling away for some employees, the self-created home office is especially hard on the back. Movement is necessary.

According to the german society for orthopaedics and trauma surgery (DGOU), just three minutes of targeted exercise a day can help. If you sit at a desk for eight hours a day, you should get five hours of exercise a week.

It is best to build these in over the course of the day. This can also be integrated into your work: walk around while you're on the phone, stretch and stretch every once in a while in between. Any movement to compensate for sitting is good for you.

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Realschule students have shown a big heart for children

Realschule students have shown a big heart for children

There was great joy at the carl-zeitler kindergarten in forchheim: a delegation from the georg-hartmann-realschule's school council (SMV) was a guest and did not come empty-handed.

At the annual advent bazaar at their school, the young people, together with all the students from grades 5 to 7, had sold creative christmas-themed items, delicacies such as waffles, cookies, gingerbread and mulled wine, generating a whopping 500 euros, which could now be donated to a good cause.

The team around kindergarten director barbara heindel had already invested the money for new purchases before the visit of the school representatives selin yildirim and beatrice adler, so that the children could see and try out everything right under the eyes of the guests. For example, the kindergarten is now equipped with new building blocks, various exciting board games, learning kits and a new CD player.

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School students are looking for beautiful photos for a book about kronach

School students are looking for beautiful photos for a book about kronach

Who knows kronach’s most beautiful nooks and crannies?? Who has the best photo of one of the many festivals and events?? Where are the most unusual perspectives and where the most unusual insights?? In order to find this out, the members of the P-seminar are initiating a "picture book" at the frankenwald high school a rough photo contest. The selected pictures will be published in the new illustrated book "kronach in bildern" published, which will be available from 20. November is to go on sale.

In addition to many beautiful pictures, the approximately 130-page book in DIN A4 format will also contain, among other things, a city map and interesting facts and figures about kronach. Views are shown in comparison to the past and a small dialect guide should give an insight into the "kronicherisch" give. Also planned is a presentation of the major local companies.

As the title makes clear, however, the focus is to be on gentle images. We are looking for photos of different topics. In doing so, you also want to show things that don’t necessarily catch your eye when you’re walking through town.

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Ebern: the old vocational school is the ideal location for the bavarian state building office

Ebern: the old vocational school is the ideal location for the bavarian state building office

Why should the wonderful building of the old vocational school in ebern be torn down, when the state building department could work wonderfully in it??

What speaks against it, I do not know. I think, however, that a lot speaks for it. The building is not in the city center, but close to it. According to google maps, it is 850 meters from here to the train station. To fub you can walk there in 11 minutes.

The authorities can certainly reserve parking spaces at the train station in case the employees do not want to walk. The small electric service cars with EBN license plates had already been pictured in the newspaper.

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Boeing crashed on landing in san francisco

Boeing crashed on landing in san francisco

The first images were frightening: the plane was lying on the tarmac with the cabin ceiling torn open and burned, the tail of the plane was torn off. On the left side two emergency slides were visible.

The U.S. Transportation safety board (NTSB) declared the plane to be a boeing 777 belonging to asiana airlines of south korea, which had come from seoul. According to CNN, the FAA is officially calling the accident a crash landing. Eyewitnesses reported on television that there was a bang or explosion on the landing gear when the plane landed. Weiber smoke was seen, then the plane spun several times. The airport fire department extinguished the fire. Parts of trumpets could be seen everywhere.

Television pictures showed people running away from the plane who were obviously not among the rescue workers. It was initially unclear how many passengers were on board the plane. A korean broadcaster reported 291 people were killed. The NTSB immediately began investigating the cause. A team has been sent to the airport of the californian city.

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Old school in hirschfeld becomes the community’s signboard in steinbach am wald

Old school in hirschfeld becomes the community's signboard in steinbach am wald

Mayor thomas loffler (CSU) and clerk andreas vetter proudly presented the plans for the former school in hirschfeld, which had been slightly modified by architect jorg detsch, at the town council meeting on wednesday evening. After a long time of thinking about a new use of the former school, this can now be realized, as the mayor explained, due to a high demand.

The plans had already been presented to the board at an earlier meeting and to the village community at a burgers’ meeting, which also received them very positively. The additions were incorporated, such as a vestibule at the north entrance of the building, heating of the flat roof, a barbecue area for the youth in the eaves area and an armored ceiling.

Strong partners won

Strong partners have been won for the project: the BRK is creating a day care center with up to 17 places on the entire first floor. On the upper floor, the "lebenshilfe kronach" establishes on a flat of two thirds its "aubenstelle nord der fruhforderstelle", while the other third is occupied by the "hirschfelder dorfjugend". "It was a matter of great concern to us that young people should be given appropriate space", the mayor was pleased to be able to provide the young people with modern premises and two basement storage rooms.

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Daycare fees rise in hemhofen

Daycare fees rise in Hemhofen

Kindergarten fees were the topic of discussion at the most recent meeting of the hemhofen town council. The number of children in care is constantly increasing, which makes the creation of another group necessary. To this end, another group room is already being created in the basement of the daycare center by the end of the whitsun vacations.

In order to meet the requirements, current staff hours will also have to be increased and additional staff hired. The administration, in cooperation with the facility management, has therefore agreed to increase the fees by 15 percent, explained chamber and business manager tanja kraub. This means an average increase of 24 euros per month. In addition, there is the adjustment to the collective wage agreement with another five euros. In the area of the day nursery, only these tariff adjustments are passed on with an average of seven euros.

Criticism of the plans came from thomas koch () and lutz brautigam (grune). Koch complained that this increase in costs seemed too high just to maintain the standard of care. Brautigam, in turn, referred to the recently completed evaluation of the daycare center, which he had hoped would lead to a constant increase in fees. It also called for more transparency in the cost factors.

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Dream job: bricklayer

Dream job: bricklayer

Marcel lehner has made it. After three years of training, he and nine other apprentices received their journeyman's certificates from thomas rank, head of the kitzingen/gerolzhofen construction guild, at kitzingen town hall on saturday.
The tasks performed by an apprentice bricklayer during his apprenticeship are very extensive and varied, finds marcel lehner. Of course, this includes the normal bricklaying, shuttering and concrete construction activities. He likes his job, even though he actually wanted to go in a different direction: "three years ago, I actually wanted to learn carpentry. But then I still had to do a year of basic vocational school, he says. But he didn't like the idea of printing for another whole year. "I wanted to work with my hands."

Proud of what he had achieved

And so he decided to learn the profession of mason and has not regretted this step to this day. "I am very proud of what i have achieved. I will continue to work as a bricklayer. It's my dream job." When asked why, marcel doesn't have to think twice: "you're out in nature, but above all you see how, for example, a house or hall gradually grows – i find that interesting and it makes a lot of fun."
Guild master thomas rank honored the young bricklayers' leaderships at the ceremony. It was an important day in the lives of the young people. The apprenticeship period is over, the time of training at school and in the company is over "the serious side of life begins". With the performance in the last three years, a career in construction is open to the graduates. "Our craft has been booming for thousands of years, but rarely have their chances in the world of work been better than they are today", said rank.
Michael konig, head of the construction guild in kitzingen/gerolzhofen, congratulated the carpenters. The months and years of training were certainly no walk in the park. In addition to the theory and practice of their profession, the young people also learned that they are part of a team, a community. "A good team is always much more efficient and therefore more economical than the strength of the individual". But this also means that as a person you have to be actively involved in a team, stick together to a goal, work towards it and show consideration for others.

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