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School Happenings..
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
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.
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.
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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
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A selected variety of foods for
Breakfast Dinner Lunch and Supper
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
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
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
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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By Kelseye E. Collie
The Student Council Variety
Show is just a memory but tn
Lessie Campbell, a junior, it W jn
always remain a crowning event
for she was crowned “Miss Stu
dent Council Variety Show 0 f
1953.” Amid many cheers f rom
the crowd, Miss Campbell repre
;ented the high school band.
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.

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