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STUDENT AFFAIRS September 4, 1937, 227 boys and 219 girls were registered at Cor¬ ona Junior High School. . .Two weeks later, most of ’em went to jail—as guests of the “City Dads”, proud of their new “hotel”. The eighth grade won the P.-T.A. membership contest mov¬ ie; the eight-twos the party for the most father-members. . .The P.-T.A, also sponsored the school’s health program, repurchased the orchestra’s cello, and helped fin¬ ance the graduates’ banquet. Early in December, Girl Scouts put up a Christmas tree for the annual “White Gift” sponsored by the Junior Red Cross. Also the J. R. C. sent boxes to Hawaii, the Philippines, Guam, and Samoa; gifts and tray favors to the tubercular ward at the county hospital. Membership—100 per cent. Sponsor, Mrs. Robinson. Thrift Week, under the auspices of the First National Bank and the Bank of America, started many a student savings account. Spring floods closed school for two days, kept some thirty stu¬ dents on the campus overnight, and caused the extension of the year to June 7. May 12 the junior high held regular open house and exhibit. Rooms were decorated with the year’s work, and a program was presented in the auditorium. The orchestra played in the patio. . . Class Night brought the very first ninth-grade banquet, follow¬ ed by “Adventures of Robin Hood” at the Corona Theatre. Program by members of the class —Bud Colbern, toastmaster. At five P. M. on June 6, C.J.H.S.’s largest graduating class marched onto the athletic field at senior high to receive its diplomas at the hands of the school board. Invocation and benediction by Dr. J. D. VanBuskirk, music by glees and orchestra, remarks by Super¬ intendent F. E. Bishop, and pre¬ sentation by Miss Raney. PEOPLE Making their honeymoon earn dividends, Mr. and Mrs. Dana Lrmb told the student body about their canoe trip of thousands of miles through South American jungles. Audrey Sheller, juvenile marim¬ ba player, appeared in assembly February 1. . Conservation Week A. M. Long- acre of the forestry department explained the why’s of soil erosion and the causes, effects, and pre¬ vention of forest fires. Because C.J.H.S. wishes always to be prepared, Fire Prevention Week (October 3-9), City Fire Chief Perle Glass and his staff co-operated with School Fire Chief Gerald Holtman and his staff in a series of fire drills. To photographers Rudolph “Rudy” Ramos and Carlyle “Corky” Cole go thanks for the pictures of the school (page 4) and of Dale Fisher (page 13). Highest honors in scholarship for their three years in Corona Junior High have won for Mar¬ garet Jameson and Adale Lin- scheid recognition as valedictor¬ ian and salutatorian, respectively, of their class. Topics: “Friends” and “Ever Onward”. Florobel Fullenwider represent¬ ed C.J.H.S.’s junior chapter at the state Red Cross convention, San Francisco, in May. MILESTONES Departed. Photographer F. Ray King, teacher of shop and elec¬ tricity, from C.J.H.S. to Los An¬ geles, at mid-year. Mr. King is responsible for the picture of Adale Linscheid, page 27. Arrived. Ralph L. Ambrose, successor to F. Ray King; ac¬ companied by wife and young son. Married. Marjorie Ruth Flynt, home economics instructor par excellence, to Harvey “Tops” Rawlings; to live in Los Angeles. Transferred. Mrs. Genev i e v e Reed, teacher of science and hy¬ giene, to principalship of Jefferson grammar school, Corona; succeeds Miss Margaret Smith, retired. Departing. Mathem a t i c i a n Charles Ruth, assistant to Coach
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THROUGH THE YEAR
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Mahoney, for Los Angeles; finish¬ es here June 7, begins there June 8. Resigned. Mary Grace Brown, piano teacher in junior and senior highs, at end of first semester; to take effect in June. Plans unan¬ nounced; home, Riverside. Retiring. Anne S. Lawson, mathematics instructor and eighth-grade homeroom teacher; at home, East Kendall Street. Promoted. Coach Raymond L. Mahoney, to position as vice-prin¬ cipal of C.J.H.S.; has served un¬ officially for some time. PRESS Issued bi-monthly in mimeo¬ graphed form, the BROADCAST was forced to suspend publication of school news and gossip when Mrs. Hildegarde Sage, faculty ad¬ viser, was taken ill. LA CORONA, school yearbook, survived a series of hazards, was distributed during the final two days. Oversold, its 250 copies were financed partly by subscrip¬ tion (@ 80c). partly by Student Body subsidy—profits from pay affairs. Sponsored by the faculty public relations committee, student re¬ porters have written school news for the Corona Daily Independent and the Riverside Enterprise. Dean: Gerald Holtman; assist¬ ants: Bryant Jackson, Ermagene Cunning, Adale Linscheid, Laura To Moffett. ART Winner in the American Legion Auxiliary’s annual Poppy Day poster contest was Ray Stratton. Jay Krick received first, Melva Holder second honorable mention. Mr. Mullins is chief illustrator of the government bulletin, “Birds of the Yosemite”. MUSIC In addition to other events chronicled elsewhere, the music calendar included several recitals, noteworthy among them a tea at which piano pupils of Miss Mary Brown performed. CINEMA Senior high pay assemblies that drew junior high audiences includ¬ ed the movies, “Song of China” and “Girl of the Limberlost”. Mr. Ruth’s movie club is train¬ ing boys to operate the school projector. Members: Don Kilday, Richard Stutsman, Carlisle Cole, Joe Copley. THEATRE Special recognition for first- class entertainment throughout the year goes to Mrs. Mina Taw’s eighth-grade dramatics students’ short plays. Outstanding: a Hal¬ lowe’en thriller, two original dramatizations — “Wherefor Art Thou Lofty?” and “Leave It to Lofty”—and “Blue Plate Special”, feature of open-house program. “Always in Trouble”, C.J.H.S.’s first ninth-grade play, played to two audiences in the senior high auditorium; financed a cast party and helped with Class Night and the annual. Southerner Katharine K. Smith staged “Alabama Coons”, musical variety show, as a G.A.A. benefit —also, as an exchange program for senior high girls. Angels, kings, and papas joined to make Christmas happy with two presentations of “Why the Chimes Rang”, the combined glee clubs filling the air with Christ¬ mas carols. Mr. Farmer and Miss Rehor directed; Mrs. Taw coach¬ ed. Cast: Earl Mann, Jimmy Codings, Gerald Holtman, Ro- mayne Tilson, Florobel Fullen- wider, Lucy Heredia, William Locke, Gordon Hogan, Bryant Jackson, Jimmy Pearson, Wanda Amaon, and Donald Bess. SPORTS Officers of the Girls’ Athletic Association were Adale Linscheid president, Texas McKinney vice- president, Mary Tane Bryant sec¬ retary-treasurer, Laura Jo Moffett publicity chairman, Maude Smith artist, Barbara Lincoln sports manager, Marian Glass chairman of stage properties. For the sixth consecutive year, Corona’s seventh-and -eighth- grade track team won the Hemet Invitational Track Meet. 11 Called by rain April 29, it was completed May 6: 147 1-6 points to Indio’s 127 for second place. Page Seven
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