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Page 10 text:
It was largely through the efforts of our school board that we
received the fine building we call Peshastin High School. We, there-
about them in the first annual to
Mr. A. P. Darlington, though
in that group the past
of baried experiences. He wo ked
experimental work for the Ardmore
it only fitting and proper that we should say a few words
be edited in this new building.
not at present a member of the Board,
six years. His life has been full
ten years as a machinist a d did
Auto Car Company. Mr. Darlington,
who was president of the board a greet number of years, is one of our
pioneers, having come to this valley about twenty-five years ago. He
has spent a good deal of time in the interest of the school and rais-
Mr. Bert M. Paul, president of the Board, has served two years
as its member. He attended high school at Oakville, Washington.
Then Mr. Paul went to eh College of Puget Sound for two year. Since
coming to Peshastin in 1926, he has taken a partnership in the Skookum
Mr. J. Howard Stephen is serving his second term as a School
Board member and serving in the capacity of Clerk. He is quite a
native of the valley, having been
here since 1919. Mr. Stephen has
a Bachelor of Science degree from Washington State College. He is
one of the apple-growers who has helped make the valley famous.
Mr. A. R. Bremer, our newest Board member, is completing his
first school term as one of that group. After finishing high school,
he attended a Business College in Spokane and then took up Navigation
in the U. S. Navy. He has a small ranch near Peshastin, besides
being Retail Sales Manager for the Peshastin Lumber and Box Company.
Mr. Bremer came to Peshastin in 1925.
THE NEW HIG SCHOOL
It will not be necessary to say much about our new building be-
IBDBB nearly everyone has seen some or most of it.
The floors are all fir except the gymnasium floor, which is
maple. The heat is supplied by the most modern type of sawdust-burn-
furnaceg and there is no hot air about that!
Of particular interest is the new gymnasium. The floor
of maple a d is seventy-one feet long, forty feet wide, with
padding to ensure a slight spring. The gym is also equipped
bleachers, accom odating at least
The building has glass caged
five hundred people.
fire alarm boxes, situated in various
parts of the building. Fire hydrants-and hose, as well as chemical
fire extinguishers are placed at strategic points.
we are very proud of the building and we wish to thank everyone,
instrumental in its construction.
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Page 9 text:
DEDICATION OF OUR NEW HIGH SCHOOL
An event of very great importance to 'our community was the
formal opening of our new High School building on the evening
of November 15, 1931.
The crowd being greater than expected, extra chairs were se-
cured at the last moment. A special section was provided for the
High School students.
Mrs. Paul McCormick opened the program with a piano solo
which was very much enjoyed. Following this was the Invocation
by the Rev. C. A. Burris.
Mr. Fred B. Stephen of Seattle, the architect, made a speech
at the close of which he presented the KEY of the building re-
ceived by him fran the contractor, Mrg H. M.. Breigenzer, of
Cashmere. This IGEY Mr. Stephen in turn proceeded to hand over to
the School Board representative. Mr. Darlington acknowledged the
receipt of the building with a suitable speech.
Following this our speaker of the evening, Mr. W. F. Martin,
Assistant State Superintendent of Public Instruction, then gave
a very interesting talk on the educational and financial stand-
ing of schools in general. Felicitations were personally offered
by County representatives., one being Mrs. Dolly Thayerg Super-
intendent Warren of Wenatchee and Superintendent Rudle of Dryden,
as representatives of schools in the valley, offered their best
During the evening, the audience was entertained by the new-
ly organized Glee Clubs. "Be The Best Of Whatever You Are' was
sung in three-part arranganent by the Boys' Club, while the girls
presented "Silver Moonligit",. Two fine quartet numbers, "Gorm-
field Melodies" and "My Pretty Quardoonn were given by the Senior
Humbugsg A girl's Trio, consisting of Annabelle Ziglar, Marie
Duncan, and Claire Willging, sand "Lulla-by Moon".
At the close of the program, Superintendent O. E. Faulkner
gave a short address and offered the hospitality of the school
to all present.
Refreshments were served later in the Home Economics rocm.
. By Kathleen Wilson.
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