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MIAMI TIMES. MIAMI, FLORIDA
PAGE EIGHT School Happenings.. BUNCHE PARK SCHOOL The 2nd grade classes of Bunche Park Elementary School visited the Junior Art Museum Monday, February 9. At the museum, the children learned something about the customs of Indians—from primitive days to our modern era. After a tour of the museum the children were treated to cookies and cold drinks. They re ported an interesting and infor mative time. Girl Scout “Thinking Day" was a great success. The affair held at Carver High in Coconut Grove, was largely attended. Troop 162 of Bunche Park presented a Ha waiian Dance in this "Inter national Festival." The 6th grade classes visited the weather bureau Friday, Feb ruary 20. This trip was enjoyed by all and was informative as well. The sth grade teachers are sponsoring a Mock Faculty March 2nd in an effort to raise money to help pay for our stage curtains. The Student Council is in charge of the assembly program this week. They are presenting a skit entitled “We Drive Them Crazy” or “Why Teachers Die Young." This skit was written by three of the student council members, Alvin Glean, Donna Robinsoi# end Evelyne Murray. There will be plenty of laughs, I’m sure. Sponsors of this organization are Mr. H. Wallace, chairman, Mrs. R. Sands, Mrs. A. J. An derson, Mrs. A. Devaughn and Mr. E. R. Fryar. Boys, you are urged to join your local boy scouts group. This is an organization that will de velop better character in young boys. In the local scout group we have an enrollment of 35. We can do better than this. If you are interested in becoming scouts, contact Mr. G. H. Thompson or Mr. H. Wallace. Bevelyn Ann Carr is the Junior Red Cross representative of Mrs. Annie Grant’s Ist grade class. Mrs. Alma F. Brooks, Prin. Mrs. F. A. Lightsey, Rep. RICHMOND HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY The PTA had a successful Pie Walk last Wednesday night in the school cafeteria. Some of the pupils enjoyed a musical comedy Wednesday, Feb. 18 at the Dade County Aud itorium. They were accompanied by Miss Ethel Johnson and Miss Viola Crawford. The flu seemed to have con quered three of our teachers. They had to stay in a couple of days. They were Miss Clyde Wright, Miss Geneva Campbell and Miss Viola Crawford. How ever they are on the go again. The physical education de partment motored to Mays high school last Thursday morning to participate in a dance. From the information I have gathered so far they were tops. Among the pupils participationg in the dance were: Delores Hodge, Geraldine Powell, Sarah E. Lee, Ellen Bethel, Joyce Gates, Gwendolyn Bentley, Ger aldine Benbow, Sadie Major, Norma Jean Smith, Willie Ruth Finch, Myrdis Wilson and Cath erine Brown. They were accom panied by Miss Gloria Morley who is in charge of the physical education department. The fourth grade class render ed an interesting program in ehapel last Wednesday. Walter A. White, Prin. Geneva A. Campbell, Rep. "Suffered 7 years rtheu I found Pazo blogs amazing relief!" «0« dfr. M. W u Lob Angola, Calif. ■r from miseries of othing Pazo*! Acts g iustanJfy —soothes >ricates dry. hard . You get real com* ffer needless torture Paso tor East, won ix doctor about It Iso tubes with per* BESS- SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1953 LIBERTY CITY PRIMARY During our weekly assemblies, the third graders of Mrs. Emma Williams class presented “Stormy Hour." Several pupils have pur chased the Golden Library Books and have enjoyed reading stories to classmates. The story hour in the assembly was very interesting Willette Jolly told the story entitled “The Cat Who Went To Sea.". Patricia Page read most interestingly, the story entitled “Tom and Jerry." The Boys’ Chorus gave two num bers. The Girls’ Chorus also gave two numbers on the program. The second graders of Mrs. Greer’s class presented a playlet on “Animals At The Zoo." The first graders of Mrs. Z. Jones class presented three skits: “Milk, The Dairy Farm and A February Show.” These assemblies exhibit pupils dramatic, musical and ar tictic abilities as well as sharing our unit outcomes with others. On February 25, the second grade group will present a series of monthly activities. Since Feb ruary is a patriotic month. The group is presenting a playlet en titled “February Days.” In this playlet, the pupils will celebrate the birthdays of important people born in February. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Smith, our patron and PTA president motored to West Palm Beach on Thursday morning, February 19 to attend the State PTA Conven tion. They were accompanied by Mrs. Leatha Jackson, who was appointed as a delegate to repre sent our PTA .Mrs. Jackson is secretary of our school. The trip was a very informational one. Mr. B. M. Hindman is back in the city for a short time. He visited our school on Monday, February 23 and all were happy to see him. Mrs. Williams takes this method of thanking the PTA for its large ARE YOU LUNCHYT Then drop in nt . . . FRED’S SUNDRIES 936 NW 2nd Ave. OUR SPECIALTY OPEN FROM 7 A.M. TO 12 MIDNIGHT Your Old Friend Fred Martin, Prop. ACROBB FROM RITZ THEATRE Also a selected lino of Sundries, Patent Medi cines, Sealtest. lee Cream, Cigars, Ciga rettes and tobacco. FOUNTAIN SERVICE For Meals Like Mother Used to Cook—Visit . . . VAL’S Barbecue & Case 454 N.W. 17th Street—Phone 3-9530 The Finest Foods at Common Sense Prices WE SPECIALIZE IN . . . OLD FASHION PIT BARBECUE A selected variety of foods for Breakfast Dinner Lunch and Supper OPEN ALL NIGHT attendance and the fine contri bution of SI,OOO on last Monday night. She feels grateful and humble. A special thanks to the president, Mrs. Dennis Smith for encouraging remarks to her and to top it all a surprise gift for outstanding work being done for our school. Mrs. E. M. Williams, principal Miss A. Carey, reporter DOUGLAS PRIMARY Well, have you passed Douglas Primary recently? Believe it or not, the new school is really in its beginning stage. Progress seem to be rather slow but it looks as if it might be sure. Mr. Baker M. Hindman, our supervisor, was a very welcomed visitor for a little while on Mon day .Mr. Hindman is on leave to study at New York university. Quite a few pupils have re turned to their classrooms after having been seized with the flu. Mrs. Isabelle Blue has returned to her classroom after an absence of a few due to an accident on the cafeteria steps. Speaking of the cafeteria reminds me of our charming manager, Mrs. Syretha Strong, she too has been ill, but is also on duty again. Room 3 JMiss Nellie Roberts, teacher, is busy working on a unit about the dairy. Officers Collie and Parks of our police department were visi tors to room 14 during the week. These officers explained to us the services they render in our community. We are studying about our community helpers. Mrs. Louise McQueen and child ren wish to thank these officers for their fine help. Mrs. Carrie McCray and Miss Caretha Ball were delegates to the Parent Teacher Association in West Palm Beach. Mrs. Madeleine Portier, Miss Margaree Orr, our intern, and class presented a Washington Day program on last Friday in the Modern theatre. Our entire student body enjoyed the program and also a few parents were present Brownies of the school along with other troops in the neighbor hood presented a skit during “Thinking Day” which was cele brated February 22, at the George W. Carver amphitheater. We wish to thank all mothers who donat ed cars and also the Richardson Funeral home. Douglas extends a hearty wel come to Bragg Turner, a student from Florida Normal located in St. Augustine. Mr. Turner is ma joring in elementary education with a minor in physical educa tion. He is doing intern work in physical education under the sup ervision of Paula Williams. “Learning As a Process and Mental Hygiene’’ was the discus sion topic of the monthly profes sional faculty meeting held Tues day, February 24. After the pros and cons of the subject had been tossed around, the group took time out for recreation and re laxation. Orchids for a well en joyed meeting go to Hazel B. Cato and Mia Mouzon. Gamma Mu Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Daytona Beach, has selected James Ford as guest artist for the year. James was their guest art ist when he was ten years of age. He is to be commended for this great achievement and his won derful renditions of difficult pieces composed by Schubert, Mozart and other musicians. James is the second son of our principal, Mrs. Mary Ford Wil- liams. He will receive honor on March 9 at Bethune Cookman auditorium. Room 15 is about to end their unit on Dade County and Flori da. The class has visited* several local places in connection with this unit Tropical Hobbyland, Miami Serpertarium, Miami Chamber of Commerce, etc. This experience together with the classroom work has been of great benefit to pupils. Mrs. Maine Hunter is teacher. The pupils in room 1 ana 2 have been working on a very in teresting unit “The Dairy Cow. They are planning a trip to the White Belt Dairy on March 20. Mesdames Blue, Grant, Austin and Mouzon, teachers. Verma J. Morman, reporter Mary Ford Williams, Rep. bethune school news Brotherhood Week was observ ed at Bethune last week. The Special Education Class and 3rd grade class presented a skit titl ed “The Trouble With Johnny.” The skit was about a boy who had moved to a new town and the children at the school to which he went did not try to make friends with him. As a result, he got into many fights. Finally his high school principal got at the oouom of the cause and the trouble was soon straightened out. Johnny was played by Willie Gibson, Joan by Donelia Hard nett; Bob by J. C. Crowder; Miss Keynoids, the principal by De lores McPherson and Miss Smith by Betty Jonnson. Tne sponsors were Mrs. W. F. Jennings and Mrs. A. Strapp. The movie presented by the PTA was quite beneiicial to ail who were present, it is too bad that more parents could not have been present. We were fortunate to have as our visitor on Monday, February 23, Mr. Baxer M. nnidman, who is in the city for a tew days. 'The lourin grade classes are studying a unit on Florida. In an effort to get more imormuiiou, tneir teachers took them to see "aeminoie,” the story of Osceola. The movie was playing at uie Batz tneatre the earner part oi the week. Don't forget the tea Sunday, Marcn 8 at me home of Mr. and Mrs. James Johnson, 3ioU Nw 4yth st., at four o ciock, sponsor ed by the faculty of tne school, we snan be iooxing lor you! Mrs. T. C. crowoer, Trin. Mrs. Arthunne strapp, Rep. 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Cupidine Davis, a senior, repre senting the senior Honor Society was second and Hattie March, a sophomore representing the New Homemakers of America took 3rd dace. Seventeen girls represent ng the same numoer of organi sations in the bath ing beauty contest. Seniors and parents assembled in the auditorium on last Tues day night to hear reports from their first semester work from teachers of senior sponsors. Tiffs was the final checkup betore seniors were granted the full privileges which accompany a BTW senior. Examinations in social science, English, mathematics, science and arts were administered to mem bers of the senior class on Tues day and Wednesday, Feb. 24-25. Thursday, Feb. 26 was 9th grade Parents’ Day. Many pa rents of 9th graders visited the school and attended the special assembly program which was planned for their entertainment. Marva Trotman and Cupidine Davis are vieing for honors from BTW in the Kappa Girl of The Year Contest. The winner will be crowned at The Stars of Tomor row review sponsored by the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. BTW bandmen assembled in uniform Tuesday afternoon to taxe an official picture for the forthcoming band clinic which will convene in Orlando during the month of April. This photo will be used by the committee at Jones high to distribute publicity concerning the State A-Rated bands. BTW is one of these bands and various sections of the band will be featured. You ve seen the “Jabberwock," “The Student Council Variety Show," and many, many other outstanding shows but now comes tne grandiatner of them all —“This is Show Business.” Fea tured on this program will be musical skits from organizations and classes; a teenage lasmon snow and a movie of the Turxey Day Game, Christmas activities and many others, fms is tne sec ond Annual presentation by tne mvV Tress Cu:b. Watch for the printed edition of the school paper, The Wash ingtonian, in March.