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Page 10 text:
4 Corners 0 e of center
. "DlD YOU KNOW that there were only 92 kids in school
then?" asks Danny Riggle, senior, as he and Larry Goldsby,
senior, examine the cornerstone of Building B.
' "THE RIGHT SWlTCH?" Floyd C. Smith, principal, won-
ders os he experiments with the two-way PA system iust
after its installation.
Blending the old and new, Building B is rich in
tradition but abundant in shiny new gadgets. The
study hall was the tirst area reiuvenated when re-
modeling started lost summer. Instead ot the long,
dull room with the battered, old-fashioned desks,
the new study hall is just halt the size of the old one.
Furnished with modern blue desks, the room gets
Flora's own personal stamp from a pattern ot orange
desks in the center to form an "F."
The Student Council at Flora High set up shop
and opened a book room tor the sale of paper,
pencils, note cards and other supplies, rental books
are also dispensed from this room.
Another eye-catching improvement is the office
with its new furniture and its long, angling counter.
The automatic bell system keeps the school running
on o iohnny-on-the-spot schedule.
. INNOCENT LOOKING 'LITTLE KNOB, isn't it? Brenda
Kincaid, senior office assistant, could easily give the twist
that would put the whole school in an uproar. This knob
controls the bells.
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' e 'label with addition o so h i
Two years to remember - i938-39. The vocational
building, now known as A, during these years grew from
a mass ot lines and figures on a blueprint to an educa-
Last summer, after almost two decades ot use, the old
structure was given a "face-lifting" and reorganization.
The center of athletic activity known as the "boys'
gym" has housed many "thrilling" basketball games since
the premier with Flora against Paris in l939.
The moving of the ag boys to new headquarters pro-
vided a place tor a locker room, athletic office, and art
Home ec girls were transferred, kitchens and all, to a
more spacious nook in building C. Into the place of the
sewing machines, sinks, and stoves moved the history classes
and movie room.
In late December, the music enthusiasts grabbed their
horns and migrated to "spanking new" rooms in another
Yes, this area of the high school was confusing this
year, but building A is like the rest of the world, it is
. MAKING GOOD USE of the new typing tables, Sue Grace
and Phyllis Hedge, Locust Log and Harstan editors, show
the wear and tear of deadline dilemma.
.AWAITING THE CALL for the coronation ceremony, Agnes
Whelan, sophomore, realizes a lifetime ambition. "This
is what I've always wanted to do," she giggles as she
rests her feet on the teacher's desk in the new social
studies classroom recently converted from a home economics
. "MOTHER, BRING ME my lunch money. I'm starved and
broke!" gasps Freeda Thompson, iunior, as she uses the
recently obtained pay-phone in a typical high schooler's
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S r ture bea S 1912 dateline 1
TEN CENTS TO GET IT BACK. Brenda Kincaid, senior,
and "B" Oglesby, sophomore, hunt diligently for a lost
English boolr. Careless students must pay the fee to get
the volume returned.
NO MORE FALLEN arches from waiting in line in the
office. Dean Erwin, iunior, talres advantage of the new
"executive" looking chairs.
NO MORE RUNNING over to the store between classes.
Barbara Levitt, senior, asks the price of the paper pad
and pencil she is purchasing from Tom Owens, sophomore.
The school book-room is operated by the Student Council.
COMFORTABLE STUDYING, Lennie Griffith, freshman,
Tom McCawley, sophomore, Wayne Lappington, freshman,
and Rolla Carter, iunior, seem to think so as they try out
the "latest" in study hall seats.
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