The Westerner World (Lubbock, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 8, Ed. 1 Friday, November 10, 1939 Page: 3 of 6
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1939
THE WESTERNER WORLD
American Education Week To End In Down-Town Parade
Float To Present
Senior High school will conclude
its observance of Amercian Ed-
ucation week tomorrow morning with
a float in the down-town parade.
Mrs. Bruce Bryan is in charge of
this float which will be decorated in
red, white’, and blue.
Float Shows Show Room
Riding on the float will be a
teacher writing on a black board—
“Education for the American Way
of Life.” This is the general theme
of the week and has been observed
all over the United States. Several
students will ride on the float seated
as in a school room.
Cooperating wi;h the Red Cross,
several Girl Reserves will ride on a
float dressed as nurses. Those par-
ticipating will be: Ruby McNeely,
Chioe Swartz, Laneta Bechtol, and
Themes that have been observed
throughout the past week by Senior
High school are: Sunday, ‘ The
Place Of Religion in Our L w
mocracy”; Monday, “Education for
Self-Realization”; Tuesday, “Edu-
cation for Human Relationship”;
Wednesday, “Education for Eco-
nomic Efficiency”; Thursday “Edu-
cation for Civic Responsibility”; Fri-
day, “Cultivating the Love of Learn-
ing”; Tomorrow’s theme will be
“Education for Freedom.”
Introducing these themes, several
students took part in a radio pro-
gram Sunday afternoon. The pro-
gram was arranged by Miss Mattie
Clark and Mr. Kline Nall. Taking
part in the program were Louise
Chappell, Louise Burrus, Margaret
Cam-mack, Paul Nail, Frank Smith,
and Eugene Boyd.
Guidance Groups Celebrate
Each guidance group of Senior
High school arranged a special pro-
gram Wednesday morning and all
parents were invited.
An all girl cast presented a special
assembly carrying out the Amercian
Education week and Armistice theme
was presented Wednesday in the
auditorium. This morning represent
atives of the American Legion pre-
sented a special program.
Speakers at Civic clubs have been
Betty O’Mara, Mr. Dan W. Powers,
Mr. Ross Ayers, Mr. C. S!. Eskridge,
and Mr. Carl Bailey. Students ap-
pearing on the program were: the
boys quartet composed of Ira
Schantz, Lemar Graham, Carey May,
and Cullen Chapman, directed by
Mrs. E. Waldo Trotter; solos by
Phillip Kligm,an, Happy Htendrix,
and Mert Starnes.
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NOW and SATURDAY
“R I O”
DONALD DUCK CARTOON
Preview Sat Nite 11:30
NOW and SATUDRAY
THE JONES FAMILY
OUR GANG COMEDY
‘The Lone Ranger Rides Again”
Preview Sat Nite 11:30
“The Road To Glory”
432 Students Get
Pictures For Annual
Wiah four snapshot pages being
mounted, other panels being drawn,
a senior editor appointed, and 432
students pictures made, The 1940
Westerner is progressing rapidly to-
ward its completion.
Editor Orville Alderson announced
that Eleanor Porter, an honor stu-
dent, has been appointed senior ed-
itor of the yearbook, and is now dis-
charging her duties in that office.
Working after school to meet a dead-
line, Burl Hubbard has been mount-
ing four snapshot panels. Burl, who
is snapshot editor, wishes that more
good snapshots would be turned in
by students who have cameras.
Class editors are now organizing
432 seniors, juniors, and sophomores
who have had pictures made for The
1940 Westerner. Sometime in Jan-
uary will be the last chance for stu-
dents to be photographed it is an-
Junius Young, assistant editor is in
charge of dralwing panels to be
mounted for The Westerner, and is
now getting this done so that work
cah be carried on.
Six Practice Teachers
To Begii? Pr E. Work
Six practice - teachers in P. E. will
begin teaching Mrs. L, H. Kirby’s
first, third, and fourth period gym
classes next week, ■ Two practice
teachers will teach eaffh of the class-
Miss Lucille Cox and Miss ReJ?§
Hill will teach- the third period, and
Miss Essie Waters and Miss Esta
Mooty will practice on the fourth
Friday and Saturday
ALSO COLOR CARTOON
Observance In America
Began 21 Years Ago
November 12 will mark the be-
ginning of the observance of the
twenty-first annual National Book
week. This year the week set aside
for books over the United States will
officially become of age, as the
movement was started in 1919, and
now is recognized nationwide and
regularly observed by educators,
librarians, and book publishers.
The theme chosen for the week
this year is “Books Around me
Senior High Observes Week
Senior High school plans to ob-
serve the week mainly through the
various English and literature class-
es, using a list of suggestions issued
by the English department as a
Among the numerous topics and
subjects to be used are the plans to
decorate English rooms with brightly
colored atmosphere. Other plans
submitted to English teachers were:
to have the roll call answered by
naming their favorite books and to
have daily talks on various topics
concerning Book week.
English Classes Take Part
Lectures, book reviews, and drama-
tizations of well-known stories were
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Thespians Have $6
So Theyll Buy
Six dollars! Oh boy!
Senior High school's Thespians
met last Wednesday to decide what
to do with the profits made on their
dart-throwing booth and Hallowe’en
souvenirs which were so-ld at the
Under the direction of Miss Marie
Cook, sponsor, the Thespians decid-
ed to buy all the seniors, that were
selected by the majority, a member-
ship into the National Thespians.
Miss Cook stated that “Senior
High is a large building with over
one thousand students, and yet we
are represented at the National Thes-
pian headquarters as one of the
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Did You Know?
That American Education week
began in 1921?
That the founding of American
Education week grew out of con-
ditions revealed by the World War
That it has four sponsors, the
National Education association, the
American Legion, the United States
Office of Education, and the National
Congress of Parents and Teachers?
That the basic purpose of Ameri-
can Education week has become that
of calling to the attention of the
American people the fundamental
place of education in a democratic
That the classroom teacher is the
key person in education,
That the Lubbock Public schools
have held open house since Monday
morning at 8:30?
PREVUE SAT. NITE
is a story oi a
a last romance!
Ywitt. CHARLES COLBURN - FRANK ALBERTSON
Also —Disney Cartoon,
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The Westerner World (Lubbock, Tex.), Vol. 6, No. 8, Ed. 1 Friday, November 10, 1939, newspaper, November 10, 1939; Lubbock, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth662405/m1/3/: accessed July 12, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Lubbock High School.