Trojan Tattler (West, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 2, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 25, 1975 Page: 3 of 4
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Girls in Homemaking II are
making garments for children
ranging from toddlers to pre-
schoolers. They plan to finish the
garments before Tuesday, Sept.
30, when the children are
scheduled to model the clothing
for their parents.
To get the children to model
their garments, the girls have to
use some ruse to attract them.
Last year Mrs. Carrie Hoffman,
homemaking teacher, put a bag
into the center of the room
containing small bags of jelly
beans. As the children went to
collect their jelly beans, the
parents got to see the children’s
In their first unit this year, the
21 girls learned more about how
children react when they taught
Mrs. Catherine King's kinder-
garten class at West Elementary
such activities as jumping rope
and even how to walk for muscle
development. The girls taught the
32 beginners about shapes, sizes,
and colors and about which side is
left and which side is right. “The
girls looked forward to being busy
with the children.” said Mrs.
dtuaent-teachmp for home-
making teacher Mrs. Carrie
Hoffman is Baylor senior Donna
Gerlich. a Reicher graduate. Miss
Gerlich will be at West until Oct.
22. then will go on to student-
teach in kindergarten for four and
a half weeks.
Given a choice of where to get
in her nine weeks of teaching.
Miss Gerlich chose West because
September 25, 1975
of the HECE program. She is
happy with her choice, because,
as she explains. “The students,
is well as teachers, that I have
come in contact with are very
friendly and easy to get along
with. 1 feel very much as ease
when teaching because the
students are very responsive and
seem interested.” Miss Gerlich
says that Mrs. Hoffman has been
a great help, giving her much
encouragement and teaching her
Miss Gerlich is teaching a unit
on child development and con-
structing child's garments. Her
students plan to make children's
garments and have a style show
to exhibit their finished products.
ire jail tales
Water ship Down'cal led unique
In Mrs Kubala’s fifth period junior English, diseases of the lungs
became the subject of discussion.
A short while afterward, Mrs. Kubala brought up the word,
amidisestablishmentananism. Steve Emery said, "Is that a disease
While looking over the bulletin board in the band hall one day
Harriet Vardiman noticed a picture of the band, in which the bottom
row of people had their feet cut off.
Sam Zahimiak commented, “Yes, the band has been de-feeted!”
During Mrs. Kubala’s fifth period English class one day, Wade
Kusler asked Mrs. Kubala what year she was bom in.
Defensively, she said “I’m not ashamed of my age. It’s '4Q
Steve Emery then piped up, “Is that the year or the age?”
Using a combination of ply-
wood, nails and yam, the art class
has begun projects which will
turn out to be wall hangings.
Nails are arranged on plywood
in geometrical shapes in varying
heights. Next colored yam is
wound from one nail to another in
such a way that it forms a picture.
Ms. Moore, art teacher, had
seen these projects before and
decided it would be a good project
for the class since it does not
require much “artistic ability.”
Some completed designs in-
clude butterflies, geometrical
figures and a ship in a bottle.
old reliable home furnishers
115 E. Oak
West Furniture Company
for its human appeal b, ^
Hazel is the leader of a band of
rebels who have fled their society
as it nears disaster. Dandelion is
the "brains” of the group. He is
the one who comes up with the
ingenious solution each time the
group finds itself in danger
during its flight to find a new
home. Fiver is not among the
fighters in the fleeing band, but it
is he who has the supernatural
ability to see into the future, an
asset that the rebels often make
The perils, adventures, and
good times of this group make for
exciting readme in Richard
Adams novel “Watership Down”
but the unique side of the book is
that all its main characters are
rabbits. Some people may think,
"Oh, good grief, a fairy tale!"
but after the first couple of
chapters, the idea of thinking,
talking rabbits no longer seems
A book that readers of almost
any age can enjoy, "Watership
Down” is packed with social
comment, but is also fun to read.
At times, it is absolutely
column of events
Sept. 25—Terrell football game,
here 8 p.m.
Sept. 29—Abbott volleyball
game, there 4 p.m.
Oct. 1 End of first six weeks
Oct. 3—Reicher football game,
here 8 p.m.
Oct. 3—Heart of Texas Study of
American Heritage, Jefferson-
Moore High School. 8:30-3:30
Oct. 4-5—East Texas Rose
Festival Juniors Tennis Open.
Oc* 7—Midway volleyball, there
Oct. 8— Robinson volleyball, here
Oct 9-10—Brown wood Tennis
hysterical, and occasionally, the The size of the book. 426 pages,
rabbit-human emotions are e- m*y look ominous, but “Water'
nough to make the most ship Down" is the type of book
invulnerable reader cry. that is almost impossible to put
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Trojan Tattler (West, Tex.), Vol. 31, No. 2, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 25, 1975, newspaper, September 25, 1975; West, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth746052/m1/3/: accessed May 25, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting West Public Library.