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What Are Your Plans For v
Your Club Work This Summer?
"Tlu Place 1 Like Besi in South UenA" certainly brought a vari
ety of essavs last week. Never have they been as interesting as
they were this weck. 1 think that vuur interests are all very well
placed and some day, when I have lots of time, I think that I'll take
a day olT and look up some of the interesting spots that you wrote
about, for some of them sounded very thrilling and some verv rest
ful, and as if they were just the place it would be nice to viMt.
The Places which were chosen as be:ng the most interesting in
cluded the Place where Liberty bonds and War Savings stamps are,
sold the Red Cross building the olf links, the post oiiice, the rail
road, the center of town, South Bend itself, the court house lawn,
the cannon on the lawn at the city hall building, Spnngbrook,
Howard park, on the farm, Perlev school, Oliver Chilled Plow
works, South Bend Lathe works, St. Mary's woods, the University
of Notre Dame, the woods near South Bend, the -public library, the
famous old log cabin in Leeper park, an d home.
The prizes for the week follow:
First prize, S l .00 cash Ruth McMackin, Franklin school
Second prize, 50 cents cash E. Bierwagen, St. Stanislaus'
Third prize, two tickets to the Orpheum Christy Tirotta, Perley
Fourth prize, two tickets to the LaSalle Louis Manchow, Perley
Fifth prize, two tickets to the Auditorium Arthur Huber, St.
Patrick's school.
You bovs are interested in manv things, Boy Scout work and
Y M. C. Ä. activities. Write a storv and tell us something about
what vou are going to do this summer. Is your vacation to be
spent just the same as it has been all other years, even though we
are in this great world war, or are you planning real work along
with vour plav ? ,.'.-
The girls-AOur interests are along dilTcrent lines. i our organ
ization i probably the Camp Fire girls, or a club which has grown
out of your affiliation with the Y. V. C. A. Write and tell us about
our club work and what your plans are for the summer.
Rv Ruth McMackin. Franklin
-ri. i,ii.t and most interesting
place in South Bend is my home,
is not a catle, but a plain house.
. v.t however. because
hold love" and happiness, and these
two things are something that no
public place hold.
-Ix)ve and be happy" is a good
mctto for all children to live by. it
teems to me, for where there is love
there is happiness, and where there
there is love.
The most humble cottage may
a palace to the person wl
One cannot be happy without love.
So If you are happy you have love
and if you have love you have hap-
pine.-. "And if you want love you
must give love.
In mv home I have these things
and that is why I think it is the
nicest place in South Rend.
second prize.
i:. Ricrwaccn. St- Stanislaus
T think the most interesting spot
In South Bend is the public library.
Whenever I have to wait down
town for something (such as having
a watch fixed or bicycle repaired) I
step into the library'. I can take a
book or magazine and read or study
the pictures. No matter how many
books I read there is always some
thing new. In reading books?, I be
come acquainted with the author?.
I become to know their life, because
most authors write something they
have seen or experienced in their
Hy reading I began to know how
to construct sentences and to write
compositions. The public library
has books suitable for children, girls,
boys, mothers ajid fathers, each one
can enjoy a friendly talk with the
authors and still gain knowledge,
because reading is the simplest
method of gaining clear perception
of truth and fact.
This is why I think the library' i
the best place to spend my time.
THIRD PRIZE. In geography we finished up the
Ilj Christy Tirottn. Perley School, studies cf Spain and Portugal and
The most interesting spot in South are ready to study Norway, Den
Pend is along the St. Joseph river, mark nnd Sweden.
The scenery in summer is so beau- In art we are drawing Dutch chil
tiful that one would think it was dren. They are all pretty good.
fairyland. Tne girls of the cooking class
Down by Ieeper park there in the made cornstarch pudding at their
middle of the river is a cluster of j last lesson.
treea. When the flowers are in-Moom! We are finishing up back work on
tho? trees make the river look very bird houses and waste paper baskets
pretty. Pome sunny afternoon in (in manual training.
June"j-.: take a walk down by thej Milton Wyatt. David Kizer. Ho-
bank. ion will see wiiut"'14 "i ami .warjorie t.'scrom
grape vines and all kinds of flowers.
In the cluster of trees that I was
-pe:klng about the birds build their
nets and also along the river bank.
One day last summer as I was tak
ing a walk down that way with
s-'tvc of my friends we were sur
prised to see a nest full of little blue
bird. They were so pretty that we
watched them for about an hour.
I advice you to take a walk along
the St. Joseph rier and be proud
tl.a our own city i built upon it.
Albert Dltch and 1 Jwnr.l Hunt.
A wae of illness has swept owr
our school during the past week,
on Monday two teachers and many
pjpils were absent. In grade f.-.ir
the teacher and all the pupils but
0 nere unable to
Mh.s. Long, Mi--"--
be present.
Purni-tl and Mix
bjles wer
!ah!s for
not alle to tri et their
several du this week.
Irs. Suders and
Mrs. .MrKnnv
cr substitute te.icher.
The plants for the
this week and wer- s t
ii4dg came
bv our '-uod
Mis Gerr.h-irt sent the materials
fur Juuior Red Cro.-a work. The
girls are
now working at refuge
Miss Krause was with us on Wed
nesday and Thursday. We are al
ways glad to have her come to us.
The school is proud of their work
as war ssaverx. The amount of sales
for the lirst 10 weeks is $$$3.06.
A number of our boys exhibited
their bi'd houses. We hope some of
them will receive prizes.
Mrs. Williams, the nurse, was
very busy on Wednesday.
Elizabeth Anderson, William
Rostwick, Marjorie Ooolittle, Fred
erick Donath. Edward Foust, Dor
othy Grimes, John King, Ralph Os
born. Grac- Merritt. David Russell.
WlnJield Seaman, Kathryn Weir and
Harold Wrasse were neither absent
nor tardy the last period.
In our War Savings club, William
Rostwick is ahead, having 14 W. S.
S. and two Thrift stamps.
We have finished studying
"Growth of the Union In the Colon
ies" and are now studying "The
Causes of the Revolution."
In Fnglish we are now
possessive phrases.
We have just started
Australia. Miss Simanton
mg lo us about the early settlements
and about the Australian people and
their occupations.
Miss Rem pis i.s
Mozart so wecan
telling us about
write a composi-
tion about him.
In drawing we pre making war
garden posters and Liberty bond
Thursday afternoon the
made baking powder biscuits.
were rlne.
Iast Thursday we won our
percent in Thrift stamps. Irma
Graham is our Thrift president.
Iewis Weisweaver still leads in
the .Courtis tests, being on card 37.
We hail a debate last Thursday
morning in our history class on the
following questions: Resolved:
That Virginia owed a greater debt
to John Smith than to Gov. Dale.
Good arguments were given on both
were absent last
week because of
From our collection of cocoons
two big beautiful moths came out
last week.
The seven-P anil seven-A indoor
team will play the St. Joseph's
school soon. We had our regular
lson in physical training on Thu
day. SIX-H AND Six-A.
The Thrift Ltamp club is growing.
We have several new members.
We have Klag salute every morn
ing. Howard Kenyon is the color
bt a i er.
The sly-P.'s told stories fur their
Work in English.
We hae had many pupils absent
this week on account of sickness.
The si-A"s are lecinning per
.entage and like it verv much.
We had our physical trainirg ex-
ercists on the playground this week.
Il.idys Hipke entered the four
class Tuesday.
The attendance in this room has
been very irregular this week on ac
count of o much illness.
We wt-re all ci y Klad to learn
that the new member of the four-A
i l.-v was a war sav-r.
The hildren enjed the
patns civn bv Mis Krause
We hae )uid
on account of nu
a poor attendance
isles and grip.
painting spring flowers.
For arithmetic the three-A's are
drilling on the multiplication tables.
Tuesday morning the children
received their report cards.
A large number of children have
been absent this week.
We enjoyed the work given by
Miss Krause on Wednesday.
On our blackboard wc have a
garden poster which we cut free
In nature study we are
a I
splendid study of birds.
Ruth McKinney Is a new
our two-is class.
We have a box of tinfoil which
the children have saved for the Red i
Rows No. four and No. six were
the banner rows in deportment and
they got to keep the flags.
The children received their old
pins last week for doing the re
quired amount of health chores.
The pins are beautiful and the chil
dren are very proud ofthcm.
We also received our pins last
week which show that w are buy
ing Thrift stamps.
The pupils are much Interested in
their garden work, having received
their seeds last week.
Robert Hamilton, Donn Eh rich,
Richard Kenyon. James Shamo and
Mary Grace Powell are absent.
Clyde Snyder, Beatrice Cross and
Hope KllHasner have returned after
a short illness.
Henry McNmbh and IIllcU Rabr.
Misa Clemens, who cadeted at our
kindergarten, has gone to the South
iide Mishawaka school. and Miss
Ruth Truger has come to us.
Mildred Woodcox was six years
ohl Tuesday and had a party for the
John Cullinane is a new pupil in
Uuth Christmas has returned aft
er a long absence.
In nature work the children in
one-B are studying the meadow
lark. In composition they are learn-ing-the
story of "The Lark and Her
Young Ones."
The one-Ii's are learning the
poem, "Daisies," by Frank Dempster
In art the children in one-P are
doing Red Cross work.
Henry Stanford has gone on a
visit to Illinois.
We are making needle books for
the soldiers' comfort kits.
We now have 13 Thrift club mem
bers In our room.
We are raising corn, parsnips and
turnips in our window gardens.
The following pupils had 100 in a
long spelling review lesson: Ruth
Wysor. George Kruggel, Renard
Prahler, Harriet Iederer, Francis
Griesinger, Sylvia Goldberg, Pauline
Vedder, Ruth Waite. Norman Peck.
Pradley Poss, Dorothea Noyes,
Verna Iloech, Helen Seifert, Mar
jorie Townsend. Clarence Tohulka,
Eleanor Reed, Dorothy Pruensdorf,
Dorothy Richardson. Thelma Smith.
Floyd McCaige. Esther P. Troegor.
Eleanor Rcid is a special pro-
t motion from the two-p to the two-
Mrs. Reid was
room last Tuesday
Thelma Smith,
Wysor, Dorothy
a visitor in our
Joe Lang. Ruth
Richardson, Dor-
othy. Goldbery and Eleanor Reid
wrote essays for the Humane society
We saw an oven bird on our na
ture study trip Monday.
We are committing foreign lands
by lt. L.. Stevenson in language and
the Sand Piper for reading.
We held a War Savings society
meeting Friday and four new mem
bers were taken in.
In drawing we are making yard
designs on tinted paper.
There were more 100's in the four
B arithmetic papers than in the
four-A's this .week.
We now have 4 0 pupils in this
room. 27 of which are members of
the Thrift club.
We have a new member in the
Thrift army, Dorothy McFall.
Miss Anderson gave the seven-A9
an oral review in geography Tues
day. We have learned all the uses of
the nou.i for English.
The seven-A's in the girls' do
mestic science class made junket
room i;ii;iit.
We have finished painting our
We had a geography test Wed
nesday. The three highest grades
were receied by Elizabeth Sykes.
100; Russell Hubbard, S$; and Ho
ward Jones. S6.
Those with 100 in the spelling
test were Philip Tholander, William
j Mcduigan. Vesta
(Miller, Elizabeth
Hering, Robert
Sykes, Russell
i Hubbard. Charles Lizzi. Pauline
iiei.-s. .Manna i.eea ana cnanes
Wednesday afternoon we had a
geography test. Friday afternoon
j we had
In hi
another geography test,
tory we had Harrison and
Tecumseb. vhk h was erv interest-
f All last week we
t'me and worked
took some spare
at our essavs.
Dunne Miller. William Kruggel. Etta
Seifert, John Metealf. Stanley Wy-
For art work the children
sor and Dorthea Davis had the best
essays in the room.
ROOM ten.
We are just finishing our scrap
books and think they are worth the
many weeks we ppent on them. Our
card trays are nicely started, and
we expect good result?.
MLss McCoy has taken quite a
few war posters from our room to
be distributed through St. Joseph
county. "We are using those she left
asan exhibit in our room.
In our history test of lafct week.
Alma Walte received 100 percent;
Robert Purke, 95 and Alfred Smith,
Charle3 Ilalcomb and Russell O'Con
pupil in nor got about 90 percent also.
We have sent in essays for the
Humane society contest from nearly
half of the room, and will surely be
i anxious
to hear the
results of the
of the nve-R
Two rows of seven-A's gave a
short program Friday. April 12. The
work given was taken from every
day lessons and those taking part
reflected credit on their teachers.
Dorcthy Laylield and Henry' Mc
Nabb gave readings.
Carl Helqulst gave an interesting
talk on the wild animals he had
studied this term.
Reynolds Metz drew an excellent
free-hand map of Europe and in
dicated the neutral countries and
the countries opposed to one an
other in this war. He also showed
the German blockade and the
blockade of the allies.
Dorthea Getz gave a map talk on
the principal cities of South Amer
ica. Edward Meyer named and located
the 23 largest cities in the world.
Claude Paker chose his subject
from his arithmetic work and named
the prime numbers between one and
I 1Af1 tin rr-irn liAffnit 1 -ill r
rules of divisibility.
Genevieve Plodgett illustrated at
the board eight uses of the noun.
Helen Rosa .wrote a correct busi
ness letter.
Eeulah Priese told the story of the
origin of our patriotic songs.
Esther Tholander and Anna
Schmitt sang together some of the
pretty two-part songs they had
learned in the music work.
We are glad to have some live
new marches for the victoria.
The Parent-Teachers' club met
Thursday night. Mrs. Wegner spoke
and othcers were elected. Peulah
Priese gave a solo dance, and Gen-
Plodgett and Margaret Russ
gave a Dutch dance in cos-
Arthur Richard and Cell Saline,
Room nine, grade six-P, was at
the top last week in amount of
money saved for the purchase of
War Savings stamps and Thrift
New members are constantly be
ing enrolled in the different rooms;.
iince the four-A's were writing
their stories for the Humane society
essay contest they became very
much interested in making bird
houses. They planned to have an
exhibit and did have quite a number
of good, original houses on exhibit
Friday afternoon in the correction
on the second floor. The children
from the other grades were allowed
to see the bi;l houses and at the
same time listen to the bird calls
as given on Re record for the
One of the noel houses was made
from an old straw hat fastened to
a platform, with a perch on the
front part of the platform.
Miss, Anderson has been absent
several day3 because of illness.
"We hope some of the other classes
will plan exhibits of work in which
they have been specially interested
and allow us to see it. The sixth
grade pupils might invite us to see
the good checkerboards which they
have made.
Miss Arbuckle was here Tuesday
morning and expressed herself
as pleased with the results of the
Red Cross work done by the pupils.
Miss Rosencrans was here on
Thursday morning.
Miss Memhardt gave us an addi
tion test last week.
We have our checker boards fin
ished. We held a thrift meeting Thurs
day afternoon.
Harvey Reed and Elizabeth Mer
rill had perfect scores in the addi
tion test Miss Memhardi. gave us.
Pradford Cole has returned to
school after being ill three weeks.
The six-B's have finished their
checker boards.
Our room won the pennant of
penmanship for having the neatest
spelling paper last week.
Our memory verse for last week
"Small service is true service while
it lasts:
Of humblest friends, bright crea
ture, scurn not one.
The daisy, by the shadow that it
Protects the lingering dewdrops
from the sun."
The pupils that have the most
stars aro Vivian Sorwick and
Thekla Detzler.
Co. A is ahead in the reading
We wrote our Humane stories last
We arc learning a roem called
"The Planting of the Apple Tree."
Mr. Welch visited our room last
Norma Hartman was transferred
from the Colfax school to the River ,
Park school.
Harold Standly was transferred
to the Lincoln school, fnes.
John l.earman left Friday for; We are making candle shades in
Hammond, Ind. jour art work and card trays in the
ROOM TWO. ! boys' construction work.
Those having perfect spelling pa- Mr:;. P. A. Martin went to Piym
pers for the week are Paul Soers, . outh Wednesday to attend the fu
Annete Gilbert, Ardette Wade andlneral of Robe't McChesney.
Geraldlne Rupet. i ROOM TWO.
Violet Stanley has been transfer
red to the Lincoln school.
Janet Rafferty has returned after
a long visit in New York state.
Earl IVrohard and Don Bunch,
Ivy I-aDuke entered two-P Tues
uav morning. i
Myrtle IaDuke entered three-A
from the Lincoln school.
We have finished our
pads for the Red Cross.
Our eye-shades for the Red Cross
will be linished this week.
In our written language lesson
last week Martle Purges. Rudolph!
Hientzleman, Philip Nietzel and Max
Pascoff received A.
Margaret Puysee has entered our
grade from- Mishawaka.
There are 20 honor pupils in
four-A in the work in long division.
Esther Asire has moved to Palti
more, Md.
The following pupil received 100
per cent in an arithmetic test: Eu
gene Cunningham. Paul Gerber.
Mary Grant. Forrest Hughes, Archie
Kline, Eugene Leister and Kather
ine Driggs.
We are dramatizing "The Archery
SIX -11.
Those getting 100 in arithmetic
test were Alice Purrneister, Harold
Cover, Esther Frashler. Komi no
Oilson. Oorce Hahn. Kdith John
son, Walter Kurzhals. Harvey Smith
and Kate Takack.
We are dramatizing "John Hal
Ufa X."
Frances Arnold was monitor the
past week.
Thelma Jinerson has entered by
transfer from Studebaker school.
"Wednesday we wrote essays on
Washington Iriving.
Ilernun Walton, Editor
The sirls had perfect attendance
all last week. "
No one missed any on Wednesday.
The boys only had one absent last
There was no one absent on Mon
day. Margaret Douglass was absent on
Tuesday and Wednesday.
The seven-A's finished Australia
Ion Thursday in geography.
The seven-A girls made junket
custard in domestic science.
We wrote our humane stories this
i week.
The seven-R's are studying the
Netherlands in geography.
Margaret Douglass returned to
school on Thursday.
James Roe Rcid.
Little cubes of sugar.
Little grains of wheat,
Save them with the
Bacon and other kinds of meat.
Ill-fed fighters weaken.
Ill-fed nations yield.
It's up to us to keep
Our allies strong to
Take the field.
Every dinner table
Wherever people eat
Will help decide the verdict.
Victory or defeat.
We are reading from pamphlets
called "Lessons in National and
Community Life."
The seven-I! class wrote stories
about Great Rritaln and put maps
on their papers also.
There were 11 in the A class
had 100 per cent average.
Ruth Poall.
I have a little dog
And h has long white hir.
He'd like to lick the kaiser
Rut he'd soil the kaiser's hair.
If the kaiser was a little smalr
In body ns in soul
dog would run
"Now kaiser down you go."
Rut as we see he is so large
wen take ana mane mm smauer,
We'll make him feel our great
big paw.
Shut down on him like thunder.
We received the W. E. X. L.
banner last week for having the
most news items.
Tlie seven-A's are studying plas
tering, paving and painting in arith
metic. There were 12 In the n:ne-P cIjsh
who had 100 per cent in spelling.
Marguerite Specht did the best
work in rapid addition last week.
Pailey Robert had perfect work
In spelling and arithmetic all of last
We wrot1 compositions about the
War Chest this week.
Evelyn Hoover visited her aunt
and uncle In River Park over Saa-
was absent
on account
of ill-
this week
Norman Henderleider is a new
; pupil in our room, coming from the
; Lafayette school.
J Jack Loughman has gone to
: California with hi parents and sis
I ter to visit his aunt for about six
; weeks.
j Frank Hunn and Rosina Kimble
; have been absent all week.
Our eggshell gardens are grow
ling nicely.
i Miss Ney visited our room Thurs
very hard on the
school is to give
e are working
entertainment our
a week from next
j Many of the hoys and girls who
, have been out w ith the mumps and
ichickenpox have returned to Ut
SevcnO boys and girls have come
from other schools to our room.
Anna Koukal was entered in this
room from Chicago.
The Social-Civic club will meet
Tuesday, April 27, in the new an
nex on the ground floor. A pro
gram has been arranged.
We are preparing a program to
be given the first part of May by
the pupils in every grade. The lower
floor will give a Mother Goose play,
the upper floor drills, songs dia
logues, recitations, etc.
We sold our tinfoil for $7. turning
this in on our Red Crots fund.
Miss Ney was a visitors at our
writing classes Thursday p. m.
In geography tho six-A's are hav
ing a review of North America.
Fanny Richman celebrated her
13th dirthday Wednesday. April 17.
In geography the six-P's are
studying the central states.
In our room we have a
of "The Hero of the War."
We have finished our limit in
physiolocy Hnd are reviewing- what
the blood contains.
In history we are studying "Alfred
the Great and the Danes."
In arithmetic we are having di
vision of compound denominate
Mr. and Mrs. Calloway visited
Elkhart Sunday all day.
Edna Redman has been absent
all week.
In sewing the nirls are making
caps for the soldiers.
We have 17 members of the Thrift
Stamp club.
Harold Witwer visited his grand
mother last Sunday in Mishawaka.
Bumim GwimUrn mst 1 Ana Lhii,
Friday afternoon, April 12,
fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh
eighth grades assembled in
auditorium to celebrate the event of
Kaley school having reached the
$1,000 mark in the purchase of
Thrift stamps.
The Thrift army participated in
the celebration while those who have
not yet joined wer; the guests.
The program was as follows:
American and Canadian prayer;
Flag salute; reports of the amount
that each room has, by the class
secretaries: Thrift army roll call,
answered by each member of the
army telling how many bonds and
stamps he or she possessed; exper
ience stories stories of how some
of the boys and girls earned their
Thrift stamp money, by Susie Gres
sho, Frank Molnar. Steven Szita.
Emery Ralasa, Frank Rudny, Marie
Peadle, Peter Major, Irene Clark,
Herman Dike. Rosa Kopsa. Alta
Kolskl. Frank Lensel. Steven Faeh- '
nie, Annabell Mifflin, Leo Anda. Leo 1
Kathlewski: story "The Thrift'
Army," Geraldlne McPheeters; "Only I
a Girl," Irene Papay; story, "A Bel
gian Roy and His Dog," Gladys Laf
fin; dedication of the Kaley school
service flag; reading of the names
of the boys who are in the service.
Miss Adelsperger, principal; unfurl
ing of the flag. Martha Walling;
poem, "The Service Flag," Treva
Norton; a genuine "Sing-Sing, "Keep
the Home Fires Purning." "Over
There." "Land of Mine." "When the
j Roys Come Marching Home." "The
j Marseilles." "Onward Christian Sol-
Idiers." "Tenting TonUht." "The
Star Spangled Banner."
Postmaster George M. Zinky was
a most welcome gust at the Thrift
I army party of th" Kaley school. He
' . . ,11 . . At T-! . . 1.
auuressea me iaiey army wun wen
chosen words of encouragement In
their savings for Thrift stamps. The
(children appreciated the favor of
j Mr. Zinky's presence on
this flrt
saved by
were de
promised ! celebration of the ll'OO
this school army and they
lighted when Mr. Zinky
to make a
return visit to the school
when they have $2.(00. His remarks
have inspired the children to try
to save the next thousand in less
time than it required to save the
Th eisht-A"s and R's, even-A's
and IJ's, six-A's and Ps and five-A's
and R's have 10örr in Thrift stamps,
that is, every boy and girl in those
grades have a Thrift book with at
least one ttamp in .t.
Floyd Mchenry has entered this
from th Five Point school.
1 Mis
i of the
A(lspereer gave uu the Hags
allied countries.
We had an arithmetic test last
week, the following people receiving
1U'.: Joe Fabian, Pen Levey and
Iester Finney.
We had a geography test last
week and Louis Pa pay received the
highest mark.
The boys are making
boxes in manual training.
Charles Miller made a wooden gun
in manual training.
We had oral stories in grammar j
Wednesday. j
We painted our soldiers for our j
checker boards Thursday. j
The eight-A's have 100 per cent
in Thrift stamps.
Mrs. Rittinger came out to our
school and told us about registra
tion and what it is for. She also
stayed to hear our mutde class and
she enjoyed it very much.
We received 12 more bed shirts
from the Red Cross to make in do
mestic science.
We had an arithmetic test Friday.
We had an oral story-telling game
in grammar last Mondaj.
The eight-R s had a test in com
mercial discount.
Geraldine McPheeters
the highest grade in our
Raymond Stewart's oral story was
especially interesting although all
were very interesting this week.
The eight-P girls received their
bed shirts to sew this week.
Emery Kapshandy is back after a
few days' illness.
Our Thrift stamp, money is still
climbing up with a total of $108.
We had a test in geography Mon
day. The five-A history class Monday
had some of the boys and girls tell
stories. Those who listened voted
on the three bc;t stories. Their de
cision was as follows: The best
story was told by Martha Walling,
the second best by Annie Kaphandy,
and the third best by Frank Lengel.
The five-R's are 100 per cent in
Thrift stamps this week, with every
child saving and buying. We are
second in the building in the
amount purchased, having $90.70 to
our credit. The bond holders are
Walter Sabo. who has six; Frank-
Kotecki and Leo Katlewski.
In history we have begun the
study of the colony of New York.
We have started reducing frac
tions this week.
The girls are ahead in our at
tendance contest. They have had
the best attendance, six week out of
We have over $30 worth of Thrift
stamps. Klemens Tauertdii now has
two bonds.
Melvin Kaser has been out of
school this week on account of
Til REE-A.
We had a test in arithmetic this
Miss Ruth Adelsperger has gone
to accept a position with the gov
ernment in Washington, D. C.
We have finished our posters in
drawing this week.
Helen Merrill was ill last Monday.
Joe Sarka is absent because of a
bad toothache.
Mrs. Daniels and Mr. Lubin
called Wednesday afternoon.
Emery Mnln.ir and Twis Rrown
are now our privates in our Thrift
Audrey McIIenery
has entered
Five Point
our room from the
We are working on
in our drawing work.
May baskets
We now
Club. We
have 12 in
have $16. GS
The one-A's have now over
worth of Thrift stamps now.
Mrs. Taylor visited us Wednesday
Mr. Lubin was a visitor in the
one-B room Wednesday afternoon.
YV p have lippn buv dointr Junior
Red Cross work again this week.
Velma Soozs has entered our room
from the country.
Jh Clrrt, rdlUT.
Dorothy Hershberg returned to
one-R Wednesday after a long ab
sence on account of illness.
The one-R's have completed their j
Red Cross work and have made some
daffodils during their drawing pe
riod. Norman Hinder leider of one-A has
gone to the Elder school.
The one-A's have made little
needle eases and thread winders for
the soldiers' kits.
Pertha Whittenberger of two-P!
was transferred to Muessel school.!
Fred Putz has his tonsils removed!
and is out of school. I
Mabel Whittenbergr was tran- j
ferred to the Muess1! school this
Dorothy Putz is out of tchool be. j
cause of having her tonsils removed.;
We hae ?o!d Thrift stamps to the
.mount of $1:
'dla riihr ud TheJouft Corti.
Louise Smith has moved and now
goes to the Studebaker school.
Lena Whetstone and Marguerite
Graf are new girls in our room.
We took a walk Monday morn
ing and saw many things.
We saw some beautiful lowers
and two robins building their nests.
Ruth Hir.e and Kenneth Kouts
are back after a long absence on
account of sickness. We
glad to have them back a
Yiot Stanley from th
fax school, and Richard I".
from Charles City, la., entered
Graf our
room this week.
We are still buying Thrift stamps,
all but 10 having bought one or
The tomatoes In our egg t-hrV. gar
den are beginning to lift thrir heads
to the sunlight.
Wanda Engle ws transferred xn
the River Park school, Arthur Smith
to the Studebaker. and Ruth Morn
lngstar to the country.
James Seifer is absent on account
of sickness this week.
Julius Perta, Lois Maurer and
Clara Waitrolik joined the Thrift
army this week.
We are very' busy writing our
Humane society stories this week.
Fuine Patterson, Horace Shirk.
Helen Rogers and Marguerite CoW
are acrain able to attend school af
ter a long absence because of ill
ness. Purlyn Whistler entere. I our ro-wn
in grade two-P. We now hae P
pupils in our room.
In our last spelling tct all th
pupils in grade two-P re-eiwd vt
per cent except one. and all in grade
two-A received 100 per cent except
Miss Pahde, our teacher, was ab
sent Monday and Miss Majori
taught our room. She g.ie n a
test in long division. All the pupils
in section two had passing grade
but two.
We also had a written reicw out
our multiplication tables.
;rare ier-r.
Th girls have had much better
attendance than the boy during the
last few weeks.
We had an arithmetic: tct last
We are learning tho poem "Rob
ert of Lincoln."
Mrn. Denslow isited us Monday
There are four in our room who
have not as yet bought Thrift
In arithmetic the fie-P's ar
having addition of fractions.
We need only a few inure blocks
for our blanket to be completed.
In drawing we arc making lamp
shades for the hospitals in France.
MKs Pennett promised th chil
dren in our room that all the pupils
who cet 100 per cent in spelling
this week, a picnic.
In art w1 are studying Preton.
Our memory gem is:
He prayeth best who lovot best
All things both great and small;
For the dear God who loveth us.
He made and loveth all.
We have a very pretty houjuet
of wild flowers.
Miss Malone gave our writing
lesson Monday.
Monday the six-AV had a epig
raphy test. Dorothy STii.t re
ceived Mrx. Kletka is puttinc
together for a blanket
almost enouch.
Wo are Ktartinsr to
our blii. ks
We have
paint our
In manual work tb bys are
making checkers.
In sewing the girls are wording
on comforts for the Rod Cross.
Several children aro writing es
says for the Humane society.
The absent ones this wr-V: wer
Thelma Curtis nnd Clyde Murnit.?
star and Kyle Poco.
Clyde Morningstar and Frank
Klopfenstien are uoinc to move to
th1 country, but they are both com
ing back to our pchool until the end
of the term.
We had a history- tvt Friday.
Those who received A-plus wer
Mardelle Luther, Nadin- Fisher
Willard Housekeeper. Raymond
jSwanson, Florence Megan and John
I Marshall.
; Next Thursday our room -oir.g
I to entertain at the Civic club nie-t-i
I In geography we are rt a
booK taiieu arnun-i in v n
Our memory gem is:
Py the rude bridge that arched th1
Their flag to April's breeze un
furled; Here once the embattled fariu r
fctood. And fired the shot h'.ard ro;nl
the world.
Ralph Waldo Emeiv. -n.
As soon as the flowers are out m
the woods we are going to hae
party for winning th" atendan-.e
Mifs Albert is reading u stor.e
o Jt of a book called Strange Stor;-r
of the Revolution," for our mornir ,-
exercis-, and it just eori.es
for the A's history.
In grammar w- an
sfidjin tb
the ubjeCliv.
indirect object and
j compliment,
j Thursday we are g
ir.g to ha', e
a r
arithmetic te.-t. In the test we
last Wednesday Thfdma Cut
' Heb n Pimm. Xadir." I"!
er an .
John Marshal!
In arithmetic
receU i j
we are h
and tiiii
i iug r rob
finJir. a the
I rederlrk Wrnr and Albert KrLeI.
A numbT of the pijj.iis of th.-i
school have the Liberty rneavb s.
The Red Cross auxiliary mak
ing pillow slij fur the hospital-
The Junb.r Red Cro- b. ;,s and
( t'ontlnutvl on paire
tlii inn. )

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