The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 17, 1952 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 17, 1952
Page 3
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THURSDAY, APRTL 17, 1552 B^TTRISYTLLE TJetvi of Z/ou/- City ^)c/ioo/4— Behind the Blackboard »T KIJTB LEE (School C*rrt»ondcn4) Students of Blytheville'High »•«•« hcAU to the 33 members of the Union University choir and its director, Alton Harvey, j'pit^rriay morn- Ing (or an assembly program, and slfo (or lunch yesteday noon. Op«ing the pograjn with a group ot hymns which included "Glorious Is Thy Name". "Thy Greatness Lord," and "Jesus Word of God Incarnate," the group continued with • solo number, "Shortnin' Bread," by Bill Fowler, baritone. The male quartet, which included Bill Emmitt, Jim Cotton, Bill Fowler, and Hugh Burford, presented two selections, the popular' spiritual "Down by the Riverside." and "Street Urchin Medley." The choir concluded by singin? "Thy Blessings Father," "Sing and Rejoice," and "The Battle Hymn of the Republic," with Bill Fowler as for the latter. For an encore, they sang the hymn of Union University. Jackson,-Tenn. Miss Kathleen Conner was choir accompanist. All members of the Union University choir M-ere iruests of the Blytheville High chcri at luch. HIGH SCHOOL students observed Easter in a traditional manner last week with an assembly program which emphasized the spiritual values of the season with Tommy Harrison presiding as chairman. KEYNOTING THE program was the group singing of "Low in the Grave He Lay" by the student body, and the reading by Dan Atkins ot the Resurrection -story as told by St. Matthew. A^o participating in the program were Mrs. Wcrth Holder who. with Mrs. Murray Smart, as accompanist, «an? "I Know That My Redeemer Ijiveth" from Handel's oratorio, "The Messiah"; a girls' sextet composed of Patsy Calvert. Janet Michael. Kay Smith. Barbara Pniitt Duncan. Delores Carter and Jan Dickinson, who offered in arrangement of "Were You There?" with Lynn Vowell as soloist and Mrs. Wilson Henry as accompanist; ami a trio composed of Jan, Kay and Barbara who sang "I See Gori" with Frances Slayton as accompanist. Juanita Overman gave a dramatic reading of Sidney Lanier's poem, "Into the Woods." FOUR MEMBERS of the Rofa Etrdy chapter of- the Future Teachers of America visited In various Bls'theville schools last week, each selecting the grade level in «'hich she Is particularly Interested. Gwendolyn Rhoads chose Mrs. nances Warren'6 second grade at Lange. Charlene Yarbro and Rhonda Baton, Mrs. E F. Fry's fifth grade room at Sudbury. and Bonnie Nell MeCormicJc selected Mrs. Robert Linscotnb's second grade at Lange. The purpose of these visits, according to Mrs. Lucille Quellmalz. sponsor of the FTA group at BUS. was t/> familiarize the members o[ the organization with the particular field of teaching in which they are interested. SENIOR MEMORIAL PLAY SIDELIGHTS: A lot of credit should go to Charlei Kinninsham and his crew of workers who changed the sets in record time between plays Tuesday night. He and his boys also made the sets. . . . Jim- nila Overman's dramatic stumble (in "The Spider") over a box was totally unrehearsed, but another good example oi the poise with which these youngsters zipped through their performances . . . the faculty direct'.rs and student directors were deeply appreciative of the lovely corsages presented them by members of their respective casts. . . . D. E. Wimberly. Aleen's father, was mainly responsible for the fine lighting effects for "The Spider." Clovis Garnett was In charge o( ] sound and lighting for all three; plays . , . Albert Kairficld's destruction of the beautiful spring flowers in "The Pest Guest" hurt the audience, but it xvas all a part of the show . . . Patsy Calvert and her eroup of ushers did a good job seating an overflow crowd. • •• * Miss Ina Ellis and Miss Gloria Crosby, home economics instructors at BHS. have announced that an adult sewing class will be available to all interested aduhs becinnine next Tuesday night. April' 22. at 7:30 o'clock in the sewing cottage on the school campus. There Is no tee for enrollment in this class, and the members may bring any kind of sewing they wish to work on. • • • N'evs from the commercial classes: Mrs. Katherine Green's in typing students, approximately »wr>-ttiW« of which *M fitlf. » winding up thalr ye«r'i work. Th« three Hm-year claue« are doing exercises In letter writing «long K'Hh two or three five-minute speed tests a week. Mrs. Green »•ports that among her first year students, Aleen Wimberly. Marilyn Dougherty and Frances Hodge ar« A student* who do unusually rapid, neat and accurate work. Rhonrla Eaton has a very good speed record, as well as Marilyn Meadows. Second year students, who will spend most of the Inst, six weeks of school typing summaries of work (or the faculty, get a short speed test practically every day. Melba Kill, a third period student, is one of Mrs. Green's A students, and other very good typists are Doyle Lee Storey. Carlene Poff. Charline Wicker, Jean Phillips and Bobble Estes. The typing department now eras 13 new plastic typewriter covers and new manual holders made by Dallas May. Material for the holders was donated by Frank Richardson, one of Mrs. Green's veteran students. Miss Cecil Cassidy'E two first year bookkeeping classes have completed their workbooks and are working on sets. They have just completed their single proprietorship sets and are now beginning work on partnership sets. Some of her best bookkeeping students are Charles Kinningham. who is keeping books for the senior class; Marilyn Dougherty, a junior who is next year's senior treasurer, and Granville Cooley. Elsie Johnson, from the fifth period class is .in A student, and others whom Miss Cassidy says have done cood work covering material are Don Snodgrass, Wayne Burnham and Peg"V Allison. Her shorthand students are busv trying to build up their speed, say's Miss Cassidy, who names Joy shel- ton Edons one of the fastest students she has ever launht when It comes to taking dictation. Particularly good at transcribing Is Dovle Lee Storey. Patsy Calvert and Melba Hill are also A students. Miss Cassidy's general business students arc getting readv for a unit in filing. Taylor is one of the outstanding students in this class. Robinson School .Votes: Fourlli graders ended a unit on safety Friday. April 11, with a program m the auditorium. The children displayed safely rules, stories, pamphlets, and posters .... The third grade dyed eggs and made gifts for their parents and friends for Easter. . . . The girls' basketball team won in the elementary tournament at Osceola. Robinson's honor roll for the second six weeks Includes the following children: Sixth grade — Ezell Westbrooks, CTMrte. ». Jlttks, AoMtt* TliomM, Ida J. Campbell, Jo*ephln« Ral- k>rd. Maxine Hlrsch; Hlth grntfc — Ruby J. Brown, Blole rarmor, Jonathon Jones, Vera M. James, Bettte H. Johnson, LarneH Palmer, Irm« J. Hodia, J a n I e R. Simms, Edward Vaughn, Barlein Vample, Delete White, Faye Parks, Lula Thomas. Fourth grade — Melvin Cow-ley, Willie J. Calvin. Charles Robinson, Zella White, Earloan Sims, Ivory J. Young, Floyd Atkins; bird grade — Welton Vample, Andrew Campbell. Waller Williams, Alfred James, Rosia Miller, Lewis Echols, Mildred Dowery, Shlr- ey Cole; second grade — Roosevelt Graves, Andrew L. Williams, Jimmie 1,. Madkins, Nolen B. Mc-1 Morris. Leear Sexton, Frank A.! Robinson. Verdell Graves, Emmn J. Mullins; first grade — Dorothy Smith, Carrol Spikes, Will Sexton, Kenry Johnson, Tbclma Mullins, Gladys Graves. j ... First grade news from Yarbro: Mtss Alice Marie Ross' first grad- : ers have been interested in hand Jiippels, and original plays have. Jeon given by Tommy Gracy.' Ricky SMles. Tommy Buvnham, Polly Abbott. Dick Wyatt and David Caldwell. Don Parrish served as stage manager. David celebrated his seventh birthday by having a par- y at school. Birthday cake a 11U fe cream were served and each child received a gay balloon as a [avor. David's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Caldwell. were guests. Tommy Burnham and Dick: Wyatt brought books from the city library and read to the group recently. : Lynn Oglesby has written, more letters than anyone in the room. He also has a complete file oi letters he lias received. i Mrs. John Fill. Mrs. Cnrleton Stiles, Mrs. Harley Henson and Mrs. Paul Abbott were hostesses for the first grades' Easter party, and letters of thanks a're being written to them by the children. 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