The Lion Roar (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 6, Ed. 1 Monday, May 14, 1934 Page: 1 of 4
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THE LION ROAR
Boyd High School, May 14, 1934.
Congratulations High Seniors
McKINNEY HIGH SCHOOL
HAS FINE CORPS OF
TEACHERS AND OFFICIALS
WALTER B. WILSON
President of the McKinney School
Approximately 1,500 McKinney
public school children tripped
lightlv on the greensward of
Newsome field Monday night
under the floodlights to inaugur-
ate in grand style the first high
school May Fete. The affair was
witnessed by an estimated throng
of from 3,000 to 4,000 adults
who marveled at the gorgeous
color of the scene, and at the
ease and grace with which the
students, ranging from the prim-
ary grades to the High Senior
clas9. staged, in perfect style, the
most gigantic spectacle, perhaps
that McKinney has ever witness-
The Fete, inauguarated and
sponosred by Prof. Jack R. Rvan,
city superintendent of the public
schools, and the efficient corps of
McKinney Public school teachers,
aided by the parents of the stu-
dents, was carried out to perfec-
tion. Much credit rightfully goes
to the directors, Miss Carrie Jean
Davis and Mrs. Paula Finch, who
worked faithfully getting in read-
iness the gigantic production.
Chief interest centered in the
beautiful ceremony, in which
Miss Catie Cundiff, of Allen, a
member of the High Senior class,
was crowned Queen. She was es-
corted to the beautiful stage in
the center of the field, where she
was crowned Queen by Supt.
The Queen was preceded by
the Queen's Court which opened
the program by making a beau-
tiful "M" in the center of the
field; by a large number of
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We have printed below a list
of the members of the McKinney
.chool board, the members of the
Boyd High school faculty, the
officers and roll of each class in
senior high school. In future years
this list will prove to be very in-
teresting to the 1934 students
and faculty of McKinney High
♦ ♦ ♦
SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS.
Walter B. Wilson, president.
J. H. Merritt, vice-president.
Will J. Rhea.
A. Hardy Eubanks.
Alfred M. Scott.
♦ ♦ ♦
Jack R. Ryan, superintendent.
Miss Alta Francis, secretary.
HIGH SCHOOL FACULTY
L. D. Robinson, principal; B.
Frank Skelton, mathehatics;
Earl Slaughter, mathematics; E.
Y. Wolford, commerce; Noble J.
Atkins, math, science, and coach;
C. M. Duvall, science; W. R.
Hollis, language, history, and
mathematics; D. C. Rogers,
manual training; Ruth Dowell,
English; Mrs. Jack R. Ryan,
mathematics, language; Miss Liz-
zie Nell Cundiff, history; Miss
Ruth Sneed, history; Miss Imo-
gene Perry, language; Miss Flor-
ence Lee Harris, English, Miss
Susie Carlisle, home economics;
Miss Katherine Thompson, lang-
uage; Miss Bessie Mae Hamilton,
English, Miss Virgina Saunders,
Arthur W. Woolbright.
♦ ♦ ♦
President: Marian Moseley.
Vice-President' Oleta Adding-
Secretary-Treasurer: Ruby Lee
Class-tSponsor: Miss Imogene
♦ ♦ ♦
Oleta Addington, John Apple,
Mary Ruth Bowman, Aline Bras-
well, Ruby Lee Cantrell, Howell
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President: Edwin D. Dickenson.
Vice-President: Bobby Bass.
Secretary-Treasurer: Helen Gist.
Class Sponsor: Mrs. Jack R. Ryan.
Meda Cate Cundiff.
Joe Ray Cuffman.
Willie Faye Cunningham.
Dora jean Davis.
Edwin D. Dickenson.
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JACK R. RYAN
City Superintendent of McKinney
The high seniors have a very
entertaining program planned for
them during the coming week
which will be concluded with the
commencement exercises on Fri-
day night, May 18, in the hlgli
school auditorium at 8 o'clock.
Dr. T. O. Walton, president of
Texas Agricultural and Mechani-
cal college, of College iStation,
will deliver the commencement
address. Diplomas and honors
will also be awarded.
Last Friday evening, May 11,
the seniors were entertained by
the high junior class with a
banquet at the Central Presby-
The following is the complete
list of senior activities to be
carried out during the coming
Monday: Senior Day—Program
at high school; luncheon at
Finch Park; Scavanger party
Tuesday: Mr. Ryan's party at
the First Methodist church at
Wednesday: Picture show party
given at Ritz by Mr. Brockman.
Refreshments at Gamble's after-
wards by Mr. and Mrs. Gamble.
Thursday: Senior banquet at
First Methodist church.
Friday: Commencement exer-
cises at high school at 8 o'clock.
Young lady motorist: It's snow-
ing sleeting and I'd like to have
some chains for my car.
Clerk; I'm sorry, Miss, but we
sell only groceries.
Lady Motorist: Why, the traffic
officer said this was a chain store.
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Skelton, Max B. The Lion Roar (McKinney, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 6, Ed. 1 Monday, May 14, 1934, newspaper, May 14, 1934; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth192339/m1/1/: accessed April 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Collin County Genealogical Society.