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ALGONA COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Announcements I. School Opens in grades Kg-12 inclusive on Monday, August 29, 9:00 A.AA. All classes will be dismissed by 12:00 noon on the opening day, resuming the regular sessions, full day, on Tuesday, August 30. Also, no classes will be held on Labor Day, Monday, September 5. II. All Kindergartens will operate in half-day sessions. Assignments to forenoon or afternoon sections will be made at the opening meeting Monday morning, if possible according to preference of parent. Rural pupils will be assigned according to bus routes and will be notified in advance. Town pupils: those desiring to attend forenoon classes register August 29 between 8:30 and 10:00 A.M.; those desiring afternoon classes will register between 10:00 A.M. and 12:00 on that day. III. Elementary Buildings will house the following grades according to district assignment designated below: A. Third Ward — grades Kg-1-2-3-5 (4th grade assigned to Bryant or Lucia Wallace and parent notified in advance) B. Bryant — grades Kg-6 inclusive C. Lucia Wallace — grades Kg-4 inclusive. D. South Side Primary — 1st grade IV. Districts For Assignment Of Elementary Pupils, Kg-6 inclusive, to respective buildings. A. Third Ward — Children Kg-1-2-3 and 5, who live east of North Wooster and north of Call. Exception—certain pupils in grade 1 and all in grade 4 assigned to Bryant or Lucia Wallace and parents so notified. B. Bryant— 1. All 6th grade children regardless of residence. 2. All 5th grade children except those living in Third Ward area. 3. All children Kg-4 inclusive who live north and west of the line: North Wooster to State, west to Harlan, south to McGregor, west to Hall, south on Hall to city limits. Note exception for 1st grade in High School building in Part D below. C. Lucia Wallace — all children Kg-4 inclusive who live south and east of the line: East Call to Wooster, south to State, west to Harlan, south to McGregor, west to Hall, south on Hall to City limits. Note exception for 1st grade in High School building in Part D below. D. South Side Primary — one room is assigned in the High School building for 1st grade children who live south of State and west of Jones. E. Rural children residing o'utside the city limits will be assigned according to respective building enrollment loads, details to be given to parents and respective bus drivers prior to the opening of school. V. Enrollment Dates For New Students A. Pupils enrolling in 9th grade or above, not previously enrolled in the Algona schools, will be expected to attend a special meeting at the High School for that purpose on Monday evening, August 22 — 8:00 P.M. Parents and friends of these pupils are also cordially invited. All pupils enrolling in 7th grade (or 8th if not previously enrolled) are asked to appear at the High School Junior Study Hall on Wednesday, August 24, 9:00 A.M. for this purpose. C. All new pupils Kg-6 inclusive, not previously enrolled, should report name, address, grade, other data, at the superintendent's office as soon as possible and not later than Friday, August 19. VI. Beginning Age For Kindergarten: five years of age on or before October 15, 1955; for first grade: six years of age on or before October 15, 1955. VII. Twelve Rural Bus Transportation Routes have been set up to operate starting Monday, August 29. Parents of pupils on these routes are being notified on details prior to that date. Rural kindergarten children will be transported at mid-day according to schedule. Any town pupils living north of Lucas and east of C. & N. W. Railway who are assigned to grades 1-4-6 at Bryant or Lucia Wallace will be given bus transportation at parent's option. Refer other questions to superintendent's office. VIII. Textbooks, Other School Supplies All textbooks are purchased by the school and rented on a non-profit basis according to schedule below. Kindergarten fee includes lunch. Certain fees for workbooks, etc. are collected in addition to the schedule in grades 9-12, according to subjects taken. All other items not included above are available at local stores. Uniform fees payable at opening of the school year are: Grade-Kindergarten: $5.00 per semester (includes lunch) 1-3: $4.00 per year 4-6: $5.00 per year ; 7-8: $6.00 per year (includes gym towel service) 9-12: $6.00 per year (includes gym towel service) IX. School Lunch at Noon will be served each school day starting Tuesday, August 30 at the dining room in the Annex. All pupils in elementary grades taking lunch will be transported to and from the lunch room in school buses. The weekly ticket (5 meals) for elementary (Grades 1-6) will cost $1.25; for junior- semor high (Grades 7-12) $1.50. The daily ticket, elementary, will be 30c; for |unior-senior high, 35c. Therefore, a saving of 25c per week will be made by purchasing weekly ticket. X. Traffic Safety Precautions are urged upon all parents and pupils. The school flasher signs will operate at the following hours: 8:15-9:15 a.m., 11:15 a.m.-l:15 p.m., 3:15-4:30 p.m. Parents of younger pupils are especially urged to direct the.r children by the safest routes to and from school. Home-room teachers will cooperate. Students using bicycles should review the city ordinances on same. Rural children driving cars to school should leave them parked during the school day. Special instructions in regard to safety will be given to students riding buses. XI. Office Hours Superintendent, High School Building - Mon.-Fri. 8:30-12:00; 1:00-4:30; D . . . Saturday 9:00-12:00 Phone 295 Principals - Jr.-Sr. High - High School Building - Mon.-Fri. 8:30-12:00; F . D • • i 1:00-4:30 Phone 473 Elementary Principals - reipeclive buildings - Mon.-Fri. 8:30-12:00 1:00-4-30 Phone - Bryant, 292 - Third Ward, 260 - Lucia Wallace, 1202 O B. LAING, Superintendent B. 4-Algona (la.) Mppftf Det Moirtes Thursday, August It, 19SS 125 Entries In Flower Show AtTitonka Titonka—There were 123 registered at the flower show which was held at the school house Friday, Aug. 5. There were 400 entries in the combined clause? and Mrs Burton SchXverin was the sweepstakes winner with 5 blue ribbons and 1 tri-color award. Honorable mention was given tt> Mrs Bonno Schutter, Mrs Henry Plasier, Mrs Don Multhauf and Rodney Hcnch. There were numerous other winners also, and special recognition given in all Whittemore Woman Wins First Recipe Award classes. A nice program uiivcn in the afternoon which followed by a tea. \v<; Rev. and Mrs Ralph CorJe.; tmc. family are spending their Hi roc week vacation at ihc home o! Ralph's mother, Mrs John Coracs of Sioux Falls, S. D. and M;.= C'ordes' parents at Pella. Mr and Mrs Fern Moneh o! Chicago are visiting for two weeks at the home of John Sachau. George Sachau and Gordon Swan. Rev. and Mrs Esdert Smidt and Clay County Fair WORLD'S GREATEST COUNTY FAIR SEPT. 12-17 — SPECIAL FEATURE AUT SWENSON'S "THRILLCADE" SUNDAY NIGHT, SEPTEMBER 11 - 8 P. M, MONDAY— Thrillcade Kid'* Day • Firework* TUESDAY— Auto Ra<es WEDNESDAY— Harness Racing THURSDAY- Harness Racing FRIDAY— Late Model Stock Car Racing SATURDAY— Championship Auto Races Fireworks ON STAGE EVERY NIGHT BARNES & CARRUTHERS 'AUTUMN TIME REVUE' Clay County Fair Association, Spencer, Iowa Enclosed is check for $ Seat Tickets for the 1955 Clay Quantity for Mon. Afternoon for Tues. Afternoon for Wed. Afternoon for Thurs. Afternoon for Friday Afternoon for Sat Afternoon ORDER BLANK for the following Reserved County Fair. Quantity for Mon. Night for Tuos. Night for Wed. Night for Thurs. Night for Fri. Night .for Sat. Night Name „ Street or, R.F.D. No. Town ( ) Grandstand Seats $1.00 Each State ( ) Box Seats $1.50 Each family of Dumonl arc visiting at (] le p m - en tal Warner Smidt and Mrs John Cordes homes. On Sunday they and Mrs Joiin Corries Sr. were at Sioux Falls. S. D to visit at the Rev. Ralph Corde.; home and to bring Corwin home. Fred Adamson is now back on duty working for the Rock Island as depot, agent after a month or more of leave of absence. The Good Hope Lutheran Ladies Aid held their annual picnic at Call Park at Algona Sunday with 35 present. Doyle Reaser of Rock Island, 111., son of Mrs Florence Reaser. visited from Friday until Sunday in Titonka. Mrs Dick Bunker and son of DCS Moines arrived Friday at the home of her parents, Mr and Mr? Bonno Schutter and family for a few days visit. Cheryl Ann, daughter of Mr and Mrs Clarence Van Hove, received the Sacrament of Holy Baptism Sunday morning, Aug. 7, with Rev. B. H. Schwerin officiating in Good Hope Lutheran church. Her sponsors were Mr and Mrs Leonard Anderson of Rake. Mr and Mrs Van Hove entertained her parents, Mr and Mrs Charles Anderson of Elmore, and his parents. Mr and Mrs Ted Van Hove and family and Mr and Mrs Leonard Anderson. Mr and Mrs Van Hove have two other children, Donald and Allen. Mr and Mrs Gene 1 Krominga arc staying on the Earl Hobbs farm at Crystal Lake doing chores and caring for the family while Mr and Mrs Ilobbs are on a trip to Canada. Mrs Krominga is the former Dorothy Hubbs, daughter of Mr and Mrs Earl Hobbs. Rev. and Mrs B. H. Schwerin and sons left on their vacation Sunday afternoon, Aug. 7. Rev. Kenneth Cordes, son of Mrs John Cordes Sr.. ws ordained into tiie ministry, July 24, at Gardner, N. Y. and has since been installed as a minister of that church and is now serving there. Kenneth graduated from the Titonka high school and spent four years at Central College at Pella and three years in seminary at New Brunswick, N. .J His wife is a daughter of Rev. and Mrs John Schmidt of Chapin, Iowa. The .Methodist W.S.C.S. will meet Wednesday. Aug. 14. The lesson will be given by Mrs C. F. Callics and devotions by Mrs Lou Hei fncr. Hostesses are Mrs H. W. Kit/.mger, Mrs Harry Mehlan, Mrs Burton Hanson and Mrs Ray Hanson. Jr. Caiol Ann Swan spent from i Monday till Friday at the Willard Charleston home in Forest City. AT KOHLHAAS HDWE. GIANT 20-GALLON Garbage Can Regularly $3.19 COLORED PLASTIC Dish Pans Regularly $1.79 ALL-METAL RUBBER TOP Step Stools Regularly $3-29 Kohlhaas Hardware ED AND PAT CULLEN Dinner Loaf Recipe Awarded $10 Cash Prize Noting that "her dish was especially good for hot weather and used ordinary ingredients including left-overs", the board of judges in the Algona Merchants Upper DCS Moines Recipe Contest gave the nod to a recipe entitled "Jellied Meat Loaf" as the fint award winner in last week's contest. The recipe was sent in by Mrs Ethel E. Farrell. of Whittemore, and took first place under the first week's classification "Hot Weather Dishes". Mrs FaiTell is thereby ten dollars richer. having been sent a check for the award. Many Super-Duper Recipes The board of judges, headed by "Grace", writer of the well- known Woman's World column, report a difficult time choosing the winner, due to tin: the broad category Weather Dishes" for week brought in variety of food idi Among others. Thaves. Mrs Ben Cacly. Mrs Harold the final winner. Mrs Farrell. al; sent in salad recipes that wei\. "super-duper". Freclove Weis- broil sent in a good recipe for Triple Deck Meat Loaf. Edna Teeter submitted a good cas.^t'r- ule and hamburger recipe and Mrs George Bauman a sausage and cabbage casserole. Thus, it may be seen that "the classification "Hot Weather Di-hcs" at- fact that of "H-n the firsi an ama/mg is. Mrs Georgia Reid, Evelyn Kuecker. anil traded many different kinds of recipes. Two Runner - Ups A Burl woman and another from Algona also sent, in top recipes, which were nudged out by a bare margin by Mrs Farrell. Mrs H. W. Sankey, Burl, sent in an unusual macaroni and cabbage salad, while from Mrs W. 11. Raney of Algona came a lur;cious Chicken Rice Loaf. Next Week's Contest The Recipe Contest classification for next week, as given in detail on the adjoining Ki'cipe Contest page, is "Jams and Preserves". What with canning season now getting into full swing, it is expected that this will draw some real humdinger recipe.-, and many thai have probably been handed down from generation to generation in Kossuth families. Full details as to how the r«'- cipes should be sent, and by w'n' deadline, arc also given on th; adjoining page. Merchant Sponsors E.-pecial attention is dr;i.vn ' > the manv inieie.-ting ni' piesentcd on page, by Alg aie ci'-spuns dramatic and Recipes s'Ti! and filed, and are appear from tune "GRACE'S" Woman umn. and also may at a 'ater date ml' Everv woman tin-; iv"A>|)iip:'r in her tav'.-rit "f;;vorite" i.-, al V win! •ai: the Recipe Cunt .• MI.I merchants wi >rs of II,i.- alre.a interesting i oti'e in an 1 bcm.' ,-av expected to time ••. World c- be '.''impil bo,,k f.>r within ran;:'.recipe.- . '• 'i 40 YEARS A 1 . Irwin. Rev A. C. P.- • i:. bein pastor e. r Si. 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