The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 8, 1955 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

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THURSDAY/DECEMBER 8, 1958 BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGESETOH ! ' V> »ljfe y/&tl/H> New Charles G. Ross High School New Pemiscot Schools Are communities of extreme northeast Pemiscot County, the new high school will be known as the Clmrles G. Ross High School. Us name honors the late Charles G. Ross, who was a teacher in the district and schools of the county for many years, also he served for several years as County School Superintendent. Later he held the office of Collector of Revenue and was identi- [ fied in official capacities with the I First State Bank of Caruthersville. His son, Charles G. Ross, Jr., lives in the community. Open House An open house was held at the new high school building Sunday High School Near Warded Is Named For Charles G. Ross By H. L. YEAGER Courier Vews Correspondent | aiuevnoon irom uv ° l ° ^".^ 5^ HAYTI. Mo. — At a cost of j fiends went through the building 1296,000, R-l School District in the! ad rniring and approving of the Hayward community, has added; f RC jmi C s and complimenting a the most recent improvement in several public school building programs in Pemiscot County this year. The program includes a high school building at a cost of near 4205,000 and a Negro elementary school at a cost just under $100,000 • Pemiscot school districts na/e spent approximately a million dollars in building programs this progressive spirit. The new high school brings to realir.iUion of hopes for a four year high 'school, extending the curriculums and facilities. On the fifty-two acre tract which foresees many future probabilities is located a second new school building, Central Elementary School for Negro students. Its modern facilities will serve an year. Immediately in the future enrolTment of 260 there are programs or plans thatj central school has a south front reach toward another million dot- extending 160 feet and a depth of lars - 60 feet. There are eight class Located fn the Ha.y ward-Concord rooms with two of the largest de- signed -to open and combine as a general purpose room for athletics and entertainments. It is built of brick and hadite | blocks. It has new equipment and furniture throughout. To Sell Buildings Pour buildings used previously by Negro students will be sold and students are conveyed to the school in school busses. The Charles G. Ross high school building has a south front of 286 feet. Its depth is 60 feet. The three story appearance of the building is, however, but the facilities of bleachers for the gymnasium-au- I ditorium extending at the rear. ! The main building has six class rooms, also rooms designated for science laboratory, library-study hall, home economics and cafeteria. The ouilding is built of brick and hadite blocks and has tile and hardwood floors. Metal lockers for students are in the hall and entrance doors are panic proof. Enrollment 210 The enrollment of the high school is 210 and it has a staff of eleven teachers. Twelve to fourteen busses are required in the daily transportation of students in the district. Paul L. Archibald is superintendent. In R-l district are also two large . elementary schools serving white | students in grades one to seven. At the former Hayward junior high school location, five miles east of the new schools, the old high school building helps take care of 350 grade students enrolled. Eight teachers are on the staff. At the Concord elementary school,'285 students are enrolled and eight teachers are employed. The new schools, . six miles south of Portageville and eight miles north of Hayti, are at the intersection of U: S. Highway 61 and the state road to Warden. Superintendent Archibald pointed out 'that there was considerable to accomplish immediately in the expansion, however, he said, "We have these two new buildings and greater efficiency Will be noted quickly." He, with other enthusiasts in the district foresee a campus and all the needed buildings on the 52 acre tract. Son Rone is president of the board of directors of the school district. Charley Wilson, vice-president, Bernard Brockett, secretary, Byars Orton, treasurer, and other members are Harvey Wilson and W. H. Burgess. Mrs. Mary Ann Long is secretary in the high school office. Dog Story Was a Hoax MANITOWOC, WiB. (ft — Dog trainer Kurt Mueller used to brag Ihut one o! his animals was a checker player and backed it up by opening a door to his study to show the dog and Mueller's son huddlea around a checker board. The dog made his moves by moving the pieces with his nose. Then Mueller olosed the door. A writer showed up ; to do'a. iea- ture story and Mueller was trapped into explaining that the dog's checkers were actually slices of smoked sausage located by smell and then eaten a.s soon as the closed door hii the visitors. Television Show I Must Go On ! MIAMI BEAOH, Fla. (&)— Midwa\ through Arthur Godfrey's nationwide television program CBS last night the demonstration TV set of the sponsor, rolled 'into the swimming pool of the hotel where the show was taking place. Godfrey didn't, let the sponsor down. He peeled off his clothes down to a bathing suit, jumped into the pool and delivered a'straight-faced commercial on the quality of the set —wet or dry. A heavy coating of wax around cioor jambs most frequently used by youngsters will help keep them clean. 406 W. Main . Phone 3-4591 Gifts from Wards say "Merry Christmas" in a big way! 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