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August 14, 1963

Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 14

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ittj^jatisr.^Jl^aammain.j,;. AUGUST 14,1963 ALfOK EVENING All Alton Schools Will All sch6ols In Attori Community Uhlt School District 11 wll open Wednesday, Seph 4 for the 1963-64 year. A full day of school will be held. the first school holiday will occufGcMif a Friday, wh6« the M^rtJlUett* t)lvl»!6H meeting be held, Mfldlaott dounly tutei^wlll^^held Oct. 48 and April 9 find both will be holidays for students.'" Veterans' Day on Nov. 11 also will be a holiday. The Thanksgiving vacation will begin the close of school the day before Thanksgiving on Nov. 28 and classes will resume Dec. 2. Christmas vacation will begin with the close of school Dec. 20 and 'end with the resuming of classes on Thursday, Jan. 2, Lincoln's Birthday on Fob. 12 will be a holiday, as will Good Friday/ March 27. Schools will close June 3 for the summer vacation, with, promotion exercises held that day lor junior high ' schools. The Senior high school commencement will be June 5. Total class days in the school year will be 170. No Empty Classrooms For Alton Empty classrooms svlll exist only during lunch hours in the Alton school system this year. It is predicted by school officials that there might be one open room, at the Fosterburg elementary sqhool, but' if last year's bigger-thaivusual increase Is repeated. that will also be crowded with students. The regular elementary classrooms will average approximately 32 students per room. 'Special education classes that are partially reimbursed by the. state are limited to enrollments Of 15 students for the purpose of accomplishing their goals. Slow-learner classes are kept near an average 'of 20. To put more students in these rooms would eliminate the good a class of that type is designed to do. In ; »past years Alton has had extra classrooms, primarily planned so that rooms would' be available as the enrollment growth required the rooms. BUSES UNDERGOING SAFETY TESTS One of the school buses of the Alton Public Schools transportation department at the annual safety Inspection at Stanka's Garage. Ted Bartholomew, mechanic, checks a front wheel during the tests. About 80 vehicles will be checked before school begins. Buses undergo a rigid inspection before they can be used. iat ,:«• point • has now been reached,''; and with no building ..program ..under way, students 'Our Lady' School Will Open Aug. 2 7 BETHAT/ro — Our Lady Queen of Peace School will open Aug. 27, with five grades and approximately Tin students. The school, open only one year, had 8G pupils last year and only four grades with two teachers. This coming year there will be Ilirce teachers in the school. Sister Mary Celeste will again be the principal of the school and Sister Mary -Clarice will he a teacher again this year. New to the schoo will be Sister Marie James. The one-year-old building ha: seven rooms, a library, and office. The administration hopes- to add a room each year until there are eight grades. Greenfield Registration Dates Fixed GREENFIELD — High school registration dates for new students and those changes in their can look forward within the next few years to .larger and larger classes to accommodate the more than 300 additional students that must be~" ; h6'Used'¥adryear. magaraPTA Plans for Fish Fry, Supper EAST ALTON — A pancake supper and a fish fry are proposed projects of Uie Niagara Parent-Teacher's Association and will be presented for the approval of'the. general membership at the first fall meeting, at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 24. Meetings throughout the year will continue on the schedule of 7:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday of each month in the Niagara School hull; Variety will keynote the programs. The Junior High School band will be invited to entertain during the year as will "each of the classrooms of Niagara School, Mrs. Donald Stephenson, vice president and program chairman, reports. Other planned entertainment includes: a humorous style show, demonstration of hairstyling for grade-and -junior high- girls; demonstration of square dancing, films on China.and "Illinois Holidayq," and an apparel store style sho\v. Named as committee chairmen are: Mrs. John Brown, membership; Mrs, Lloyd Maynard, refreshments; Mrs. Woodrow Gulp, hospitality and press book; Mrs Charles Cope, publicity; Walter Rives, parliamentarian; Executive committee, year books; Mrs. Clarence Chancy, Mrs. Gulp and Robert Hubbard, audio-video. Mrs. Walter Rives is serving as president. Mrs. Carl Wallace, sec- rotary; and'Mrs. Robert Neath' ••cry, treasurer. • who require spring registration, are scheduled for' Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 19 and Aug. 20. ' | Enrollment in Unit District 10 for 1963-1964 is expected to exceed 800 students, an Increase of 50 students over the 19621963 enrollment. Date for payment of book rentals and other fees is set for Aug. -21, 22 .and 23. Students in the Hirst six grades will complete their enrollments and pay rental fees at; the elementary school building. Junior-Senior high school students will report to the principal's office at the high school. At 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21, equipment will be Issued in the gymnasium to boys who will 'be out for football and the first practice wll.l take place at 3:30 p.m. Aug. 21. Physical examinations for all players will be given at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4 will be the first day of classes and will \ie a full day session. Hours at the elementary school are 8:45 READY FOR CHILDREN Getting scbool buildings ready for the returning flock of children in the fall means painting and repairs. Here Sam'Harguss of Modern Painting and Decorating Co. applies a fresh coat of paint on a staircase in Lowell School." V Wood River To Assist Teachers a.m. io 3:30 p.m. and at the high school, 8:35 a.m. to 3:40 p.m. Tlie lunch rooms will be In operation Sept. 4 and the buses will rnuke regular runs. Edwardsville Book Fees Due First Day EDWARDSVILLE - Parents o] students in the Edwardsville Com munity Schools are reminded thai book rental should be paid the first day of school. Tlie book-rent al fee also covers the cost of con stimablc workbooks that are used only one year and in the case of .kindergarten students, pays foi doily milk and Graham cracker given the children during recess Rental fees for (he first somes ter are: kindergarten, $4; grade 1, $3.70; grade, 2, $3.30; grade 3, S3.?0;-grades 4, 5 and 6, ,H70; grade 7 and 8, J4.50; grade 9 WOOD -RIVER kelson, assistant — Dr.' Roland dean of the Ichool of Education, Northwestern University, will be guest con- iultant at a pre-school teachers vorkshop Aug. 27-28 for faculty iiembers of Wood River Commun- ty High School. Dr. Ncl Havens, Superintendent of the District, who has ..invited Dr. Nelson to meet with the staff, •eports that the theme for the workshop this year will be "Education for a Purpose." . The -subject will deal with the roll of education now during the 60's and how it will,relate-to the world of the future. "It today's students wil Ibe the backbone of the country in 1985 what is best to teach them now?" Jr. Havens posed as a typio uestion .to be discussed durin e two-day session. Education to fit a country eeds changes with the times an ; is the eudcators job of toda try and predict what futui dult citizens will need most i te way of education, Dr. Havei .dded. St. Ambrose Will Register Aug. 18 Registration for the St. • Ambros Grade School, .Godfrey, .will b held in (he; new school; • Aug. IS from 8:30 to noon. Anyone unable -; tb" register a that lime should make an appoint ment for a later date by Calling Mother Mary Innocents. $4fOQ; senior high school, $5 which includes textbook;.'rental laib manuals, workbooks, lockei key and handbooks. [fill Price Good ™ ~\ «_.*.* Only Coupon Only 'With' OMer Expirei •8/80/63 Back to School Special WATCH OVERHAUL SJJ95 J: 9 Polish Oaae 1 f Clean Movement r , 9 Replace Bent Httfldi __ t Re-cement Pfyitel • ^P V**\ie § CJe»n Plal t Check Timing I Replace L)>£» • • Polish Jewels Ppimi P|y«t| f l.Yeur GunnnHy STONE BROS. CREDIT JEWELERSp ~ 3rd St. ALTON, ILL Clean-Up Program At Jersey JERSEYViLLE - In preparation for the coming school year, a general repair and clean-up pro- has been In progress in the schools of Community Unit 100. Tlie work Is being done by the Unit personnel. Fireproof, doors have been put on the furnac^ hxWrts at the Kane and Ottervilie attendance centers. At Ottetville the Parent Teacher Association, with some assistance from the Unit fioard has blacktopped an area on the grounds lie north end of the breezeway etween the buildings 1 is being osed and exit lights have been istalled. At the Jersey Community High chool the metal shop, some of lie classrooms and the gymnas- ini walls have been painted and u\v lighting provided for sohie of ic rooms. Some repair work is being done i the blacktop surface at the otilh building of the' East Ele- lentary School along with the cneral maintenance clean-up, ome of the classrooms, the gym- aslum and the kitchen is being ainted and the floor of the cafe- eria reflnished. At West Elementary School in erseyville the driveway is being epaired and the school corri- or painted. A general clean-up and applica- lon of floor finishing has been in rogress at the attendance cent- rs at Delhi, Dow and Elsah. A )lay area is being resurfaced at he Dow School by the Parent 'eacher Association. A play area at the Grafton schools is also being blacktopped iy the PTA with some assistance rom the District. The band room has been painted and the interior I the gymnasium repainted along vith the usual clean up program. The outside play area at the 'leldon school has been surfaced by the Parent Teachers Associa- ion and the Unit is painting the exterior of the school trim in addition to clean up in general. Zion School ToOpenWith Three Classes BETHALTO — Zion Lutheran School will open this fall with :hree classes, two more than it had last year, it was announced today. There Will be a nursery class his year, which will be conducted on' Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Mrs. Caroline Noble will teach the class which is for three and four year olds. The kindergarten class, under the direction of Mrs. .Selma Wilson, will be held Monday through Friday from 12:30 to 3 p.m. The first grade class will be taught by Miss Carolyn Harclt. Miss Hardt is the only new teacher and is from Chicago. She is a graduate of Concordia Teachers College in. River Forest. The first grade class will be held from 8:30. a.m. to .3 p.m. Monday through Friday. The first full day of classes will be held Aug. 28. The classes will be conducted in the basement and east wing of Zion Lutheran Church. Transportation will be provided for those students who want it, the administration has said. Save Up to $200.00 WITH FEDDERS FLEX-AIRE FURNACES WITH FLEX-HERMETIC AIR CONDITIONING Save by installing both units now! We have special prices on replacing your o|«l fuel-eater with a moUerii automatic Flex-Aire Furnace with whole house air conditioning. Enjoy air cooled comfort during the hot summer months to come and warm, efficient gas heating this winter. SOCOO Plenty ol Hot Humid Weather Still to Come . . NO DOWN PAYMENT! PAYMENTS AS LOW AS 25 **** P«r BRINGS YOU YEAR 'ROUND COMFORT! THE FEDDERS AIR CONDITIONING UNIT UNFOLDS, PERMITTING COOLING COIL TO FIT INTO FURNACE WARM AIR DUCT, EXCLUSIVE 5 YEAR WARRANTY COVERS ENTIRE REFRIGERANT CIRCUIT INCLUDING CONDENSER, FURNACE COIL AND TUBING! Installation on "Add-On" Central Air Conditioning to Your Prevent Heating ALTON BOTTLED GAS CO. fleod'ng and Air ConcWIoiunsr Specialists *t& lf w* ifj ttttl GODFREY MUST VACATE THEIR STORE IN NORTH ALTON SHOPPING CENTER SOON! Offer on any Fine Furniture ow Left on Floor • fl H • ill be Refused! * Come in tonite, check the price tags, make us an offer on that special piece of furniture you've had your eye on! TIME 1$ SHORT WE MUST SELL EVERYTHING QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE! PERMIT No. 807 \

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