Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on April 4, 1956 · 6
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · 6

Oakland, California
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Wednesday, April 4, 1956
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r-'-w w k'ini'-v 'wvv"wwiv p- w www v w w w wvw-we-wr '"' E OsUand Tribune, Wednesday, April 4, 1956 - iiv Educatc)Ks OK Joints Pu r ch a se" o r 4 6-A ere Tract Oakland'! taxpayer! may toon own t 48-acre kr& on Mountain Blvd. near Oakland Naval Hos-tspend had Jt bought part of , the pital for future -development .as a combined school, and Tccrea "tion. area. -'.' :- Thia was disclosed yesterday when the . Oakland-Board f Education -agreed to -cooperate with city official in Joint purchase of the land owned by heirs f Arthur Dale King, Hillsbor ough.' millionaire, who died in 2952. , ' 1 . ' At the same time, the board voted to drop an option it has long held to purchase portion of the property some 19.5 acres - as sites for - elementary ana junior high schools. CITT OFFER CONSIDERED Dr. Spencer D. Benbow, the eeheols- business jnajwjeE.3te.kt r4he 6ardtht- city have already made an offer en the property and it Is now being considered. 1 ' - j He did not disclose the proposed purchase price, but in-' dicatod it might be "a. better dearMhan the $7,050 per acre the school board had agreed to land In separate move. Under, the separate purchase 19.S acre parceL Part of it would then have been sold to the city for recreation purposes plans for the school at Ascot Drive and Scout Road in the hill area. The board voted to employ and to the state for the Moujrfita,Ph , Kerr to makeprehm tain Blvd. freeway. XJnder the new setup, IB acres of the total 48 would be allocated for the! two new school buildings. Dr., Benbow said. BOARD) MEETS TWICE The board met twice yester- day-once at 4 pin. with repre-i sentativevox the Citizens Com mittee for Better Schools, spon son of $40,000,000 bond issue placed onjftelunCS balr During the earlier , session. Malcolm D. Reynolds, Oakland architect, told the . two groups that it will cost an estimated $1,884,108 for site development and construction of the Joaquin SCHOOL-BOARD APPROVES: "GRADE SCHOOL TV COURSE - Is Johnny a musical The board assumed spon-,.r,i , sorship of the program when aoje ro siuay music appretm- Herbert Hoover Junior High ,tion and maybe, learn to School, to serve as the musical ing a song or two or play a -J. venture's ' supervisor. The tune en the piano - simply rd4 vod ubti-. . . z . . ' -tute teacher for his classes, by sitting in front of the fam- tw0 ,fternooni Ior jj ily TV set once each week. ,.,.-" weeks. ' " Oakland's Board of Educa- Barry, who has already " IionT1asr"1flgrftre MutfeTiW tfiat sponsor the area's first tele- it will be built around the vised music education course piano, although Instrumental . for elementaryschool chil- ' and vocal music will also be dren-a- the-"! ourth through featured, i As now planned sixth grade bracket. It wiU be r groups from various commu-. carried over KQED," channel nities and schools wiU put on 9, for 13 weeks. The days . demonstrations ranging from and hours schedule is yet to ' learning a new song to tuning be decided. , . t a violin. , - r - Miller Junior High School, one of the major schools Included in the bond issue. Reynolds and his partner, Loy Chamberlaioi have been retained to make htanr plans for Sobrante Ele-, mentary School, another of the building! that : would be ii nanced with bond money. Ken- is one bf 21 architects selected to work on the school building program. TvL DEMONSTRATION CENTER In . other action, the -board agreed to let Washington School, 581 61st St., become a demon stration center ior the-School tfl Edueutidn uf Uie U'livciKity of California. This is the first time an Oakland school has been used for this purpose, U.C of ficials, in asking permission to take student ; teachers to tne school - to observe classroom methods, said that all such dem onstrations had previously been given in Berkeley. The xoliuwuig cuisBi acts . weie approved fcjTtht board: American Seating Company,. $2,864 for ' installation of folding bleachers at Claremont Junior HiglTSchool; John IVBranagh and-5or$l 5100 for-prOviding and '", installing casework at Franklin School; " Orrell-Keefe exterior trim on tne mam building " of Oakland High School, and Trask and Squier Company, $2,58 for installation of metal lockers at Oak- laridJIijfhJSchopl. rc.i CAr""T7' STUDENTS GET CHOICE . Beginning in September, when first units of the Franklin School will--completedryeungsters between E. 10th and E. 20th Streets arid Seventh and 14th Avenues may attend either Franklin or Bella Vista School. They would normally attend Franklin, it was pointed out; but - -i c:.ll t::ay tc::ite ;M-si73 :,T24 Hours Qtjml Dtyt Week it " ""tut cAwrr$He erfvHoir c&sa . YOUtMOMI-j-..- Tm. ear WaaJwJaR Cares Wataa hnmt a Qi wwm it l.$17f ear, it at Sua, 1;,., 7 f r t;::::3ic:.4 10"al2 1 : uv:r:3ioc-t I X irtir I . yum- - O y : yitf Urp We&a : - - y y - ff. p. -'"l y::. v'i yBG t r7 ' f F'sor ' . CercrlR fjjerti Isr ever 11 Yurs - J ! 2 J i - ' 'r im."ta u ff t ' ot Ajat(. 2i . ysa. C.n Mchsvk Cor;any-. Carpet Pisa ZZZ7 "y , i x ! " i I U:-j I-- V V- .. l!V-Z.:Ll ! 'j RAYTOON t ar HuK tiftm cwtMaM : EEULINGTON, Eniland, April 4 iffJoe Stwle, 41,-r miner, won tht" potato' chip championship of Britain yesterday by downing 29 packages of chips in 62. minutes without taking a drink. until ail buildings are completed on the site students will be given an option. Dr. Clement Long, director of secondary education, -reported that four: curriculum guides of the Oakland Public Schools were included fartheiOO selected from throui out tne country lor dis play at the meeting in New York! Company, $3,991, for repainting, nd 00 De velopment, a branch of the Na tional Education Association. $100Yearly Pay Hike for Teachers K'ev Officers Installed by Tvb Oakland Area Circles PITTSBURG, alif, April Trustees ot the '. Pittsburg Unified School District have ap- proveg a iuu a year, across-ine- board wage increase for teacherd The board also authorized an increase from $8.33 to $10 per unit in pro rata pay for academic credits; approved smaller 'Jumps" in the salary schedule based on an increment of 15 units of credit 'rather than 24, and assigned a value 0 six units ta a master of arts-degree for pay increase purposes. Cantin,- Capell and Can tin of San Francisco have been re tained to' drawuppreliminary plfcns.Jora high school audi- tarounvtJasssem-buildings ten tatively estimated to - cost $U50,d00. Plans are to be completed prior to May 12 in order that the district may file for a federal loan for the project S.F. Teachers-Request 1 Q PfrCent Raise Irene Cromwell and Loretta Wheeler are""l)eglnnlng"hew terms - today as the guardianl neighbori of Oakland and Cer rito Circles of the Neighbors of Woodcraft They were installed in joint ceremonies last nieht at tne pie. Lillian Haney was the in stalling - off icerrLucy Gelderi served as hostess .and cmeidi Prentiss was the speaker. , Other newly installed officers for the two groups ire: Lillian Haney and Ellen Eich- enberger, past guardians; Louise nonl advisors; Rose Matsellani Bessie Brady, magicians; Sally , Browning, clerk; Beverly Wheaiv- fill : and Jluby ; Kinney, attend. 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