Head Start

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Head Start - The feeling was mutual The goodbyes between...
The feeling was mutual The goodbyes between teacher and pupil at the close of the Summer Head Start clawes in Bonham School were tempered with hugs. Adora Wicks and Jason Smith bid farewell to Miss Laura Campbell at a reception held for the parents. The children seemed reluctant to leave the place where learning had been made such fun, and they laughed and scampered about until mothers with persuasive voices said that it was time to go. Daily News Photo 2 programs mark Head Start closing Twenty-two teachers, social service workers, aides and volunteers in the Summer Head Start classes in Grand Prairie will attend a testimonial reception reception on the program Thursday in Dallas. The reception will officially mark the closing of ithe j county summer program which ended Tuesday in Grand Prairie with the final parents meetings at Bonham Bonham and Dalworth Schools. Those ffom here attending will be eight teachers, eight teacher's aides, coordinations of volunteers and cooks. Volunteer leaders will be presented with certificates of appreciation, and report on problems and successes experienced in the program. The closing programs, held Tuesday afternoon at Bonham Elementary and Tuesday night at Dalworth Elementary, featured unrehearsed demonstrations by the children of daily routines in the head start classes. These activities included singing, dancing, finger play.s and art work. Mrs. Lorraine Griffin, executive director director of volunteers from the Dallas office of the War on Poverty, announced that certificates of thanks would go to all volunteers volunteers from the Dallas County Community Community Action Committee. At the Bonham meeting, Mrs. Sally R. Moore, supervisor for District I of the head, start program, noted Rev. Billy McDaniel as the most outstanding volunteer. volunteer. He, and members of his church, Immanuel Presbyterian Church, have furnished transportation for children in the Mesquite Heights and Fannin attendance attendance areas during the eight week program. program. The eight teachers to attend the testimonial testimonial reception are Mrs. Mary Frost, head teacher; Mrs. Sally Lummus, Miss Mary Griffin and Miss Laura Campbell, all at Bonham; Mrs. Clarissa Morton, head teacher, Mrs. Betty Love, Mrs. Vivian Vivian Taylor Morris and Miss Vera McGriff, McGriff, teachers at Dalworth Elementary. Teachers' aides from Dalworth are Mmes. Georgia Wilson, Florene Wilson, ,. Novella,.Young and Sharon Johnson; and from Bonham, Misses Becky Brock, Penny Penny Alspaugh, Sally Adams and Mrs. Florene Florene Wedgeman. Volunteers at Bonham include Mrs. Bonnie Congrose, who is coordinator of all volunteers for the head start program in Grand Prairie, Mrs. Rena Maloney, Becky Baucam, Cissie Pennington, Ethel Stufflebeme, Ann Strange, Mary McKissick, McKissick, Sue Stanfield, George T. Hobton. Also Greg Carlisle, Rev. and Mrs. McDaniel, and Misses Vicki Feldpouch, Betty Hunt and Julie Mcllhenny. Volunteers at Dalworth are Mmes. W. C. Gresham, Mildred Walker, W. H. Johnson, James Buckert, Walter Cober, Jerry Jenkins, Vivian Palfik, Rhonda Vecchio, David Andrews, John Wright and Madge Roberson. Also Misses Susan Vecchio, Faye Crymes, Cheryl Nugent, Georgia Carroll, Mary Bull, Annette Warren, Robin Coleman, Coleman, Margaret Stanfield, Carol Shadden, Diane Freeman and Tammy Segal. Many voice to lowering 'If'lie'-* old

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  1. Grand Prairie Daily News,
  2. 07 Aug 1968, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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