Jimmy Flovin class - Stephen F. Austen presents (PTA) - 3/6/53
Rev. Ben Welch Is Speaker For Austin PTA Meet "The Good World" was the subject at the Rev. Ben Welch, associate pastor of First Methodist Church, when Stephen F. Austin PTA met Tuesday afternoon. The speaker was presented by Mrs. C. T. Gartrcll. As an introduction to the theme, the speaker used the opening word of Genesis, "In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth." He showed how this had been paraphrased by Tom Scott in "The Creation Story," using the words, 'Thnt'h good" at each stage of the creation and "That's very good" at the creation of Man. Make Life Belter The minister then called attention to the many things that now make life better: transportation, scientific discoveries In medicine, lighting and irrigation. Social pect.s of a better world, he said. Include the United Nations' presentation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, closely following the Bill of Rights in our own Constitution: freedom of religion, speech, trial by jury and rights of family and home. He emphasized cquai rights for everyone regardless of race and color, "just as God would have us recognize the dignity of Man made in His image." ills Walter V. Knight presided for tht meeting, and Mrs. Don Allen read minutes in the absence of the secretary, Mrs. J. H. McCom- nmck. Mrs. J. B. Swink, who led the group in prayer, later reported its members on the unit study course at the school with the children on to seccre several books from a library list and to attend a luncheon at the school with the children on March 13, making reservations by Mnrth 12. Mrs. Allecn Carraway, principal, gave the dates of the annual preschool classes, March 16-27. She reported a meeting of City Council of Parents and Teachers, outlining plans presented there for the purchase of an organ for the High Schoo 1 auditorium. Miss Carraway also urged that every mother work towards interesting others In the suggestion of Miss Lila Rutherford, public school nurse, that "we have nearer 100 per cent of the children innoculated against diphtheria." Plan Health Program Plans were made t» buy scales for the school to better carry out the health program. The PTA voted t\ cash donation to each room for any materials needed. The following program was presented by second grade students, taught by Mrs. Emma Bailey: March of Spring Reading Norma Jean Slate It's Early in the Spring Song Chorus March Problems Reading James McComack The Airplane Song Chorus March Wind Reading Orval Gibson Noisy March Song Chorus The March Wind Reading Dolores Sutherlln The March Wind Song Chorus Blow, Wind, Blow Reading Terry Teets Pinwheel Song Chorus The Wind Reading Rose Ann Varner Hold On to Your Hats Song Chorus My Kite Game Reading Eldon Douglas My Kite Song Chorus The Mind-Mill Reading Lynn Ronning The Wind-Mill Song Chorus Saint Patrick's Day Reading Randy Ray A Shamrock for Colleen .... Song Chorus Schoolroom Helpers Song Chorus Class I'ersonnel: Rockey Bays, Winston Bland, William Bowers, Edral Boyte, Eldon Douglas, Jimmy Flovin. Orval Gibson. Joy Liles, Ray Lindley, Danny Long, Dorothy Luna, Nellie Luna, Michael Mahoney, James McComack. Rita Renterla, James Rlley, Lynn Ronning, Norma Jean Slate, Delores Sutherlln, Terry Tccts, Rose Ann Varner, Andy Harwell, Gloria Joles, Marie King, Patsey Williams, Bobby York, Pcrlie Mixon, Marlene Morris, Randy Ray, Ella Yancey.