May 2, 1963 Southeast Missourian.
A flag for a slogan, James "Jim" Reynolds, Central High School junior, receives a flag from Jerry Wilkening, Americanism chairman for the VFW post here for submitting the best Americanism slogan. The contest was sponsored by Post 3838. Looking on are John Penn, left, post commander, and Calvin Vogelsang, state commander. (G.D. Fronabarger/Southeast Missourian archive)
[A story published May 1, 1963 mentioned Reynolds' slogan: "America: Liberty our Tradition, God our Trust, People our Strength," which won over 235 other entries. The flag was one of two that had flown over the nation's capitol in Washington that were presented to city schools, the other at Trinity Lutheran School, as part of the Loyalty Day observance.
Soup and sandwiches appear to be on the menu at this unidentified school. If you can help identify this image, send a note to librarian Sharon Sanders at email@example.com
[This is an uncropped version of the photo published.] Feb. 16, 1963 Southeast Missourian.
Mark Williamson, who plays the part of Judge Samuel Savage in “The Curious Savage,” attends his daughter, Lily Belle, acted by Paula Lasater. The play, which is set in a home for the mentally afflicted, is being produced by the Red Dagger Dramatic Club at Central High School. The play is the story of Mrs. Ethel Savage, who is placed in the rest home by her three children who think she is quite mad. Also in the cast are, left to right, John Johnson, Cory Foster, Helen Flentge and Eddie Ailor. (G.D. Fronabarger/Southeast Missourian archive)
April 28, 1956 Southeast Missourian.
Learning about animals. These second graders at Franklin School, taught by Mrs. Irma Ward, are engaged this week in a zoo study project, and here they have models of animals in improvised cages and cut-out figures on the walls. From the left, standing, are David Brandt, Burt Lehman, Marcia Hitt, Margaret Wills, Carole Masterson, Tricia Tipton, Shelia Kirchhoff, Donna Brothers, Russell Doughty and Michael Johnson. Seated are Dorinda Blattner and Wesley Kinder. (G.D. Fronabarger/Southeast Missourian archive)
May 14, 1954 Southeast Missourian.
During a period Thursday set aside for the purpose, children of Trinity Lutheran School lined up to buy their tickets to the afternoon show of The Missourian Anniversary Circus. The picture shows some of the pupils. The tickets for the afternoon show are 25 cents if bought through the schools; otherwise will be 50 cents. (G.D. Fronabarger/Southeast Missourian archive)
Nov. 8, 1963 Southeast Missourian.
The 1964 theme of American Education Week, “Education Strengthens the Nation” starting Sunday, always has an early beginning in the first grade of elementary schools. These beginners are discovering what reading is by reading their second pre-primer under direction of the teacher, Mrs. Joy Haney. The pupils, from the left, are Kathy Townsell, Larry Adams, Kay Kuehn, Crystal Oliver and Carmon Collier. (G.D. Fronabarger/Southeast Missourian archive)
[This was at May Greene School.]
Dec. 27, 1958 Southeast Missourian.
Their team didn’t emerge the winner, but that didn’t dampen the ardor of these cheerleaders from the high school at Jackson in the holiday basketball tournament at Houck Field House Friday night. Their enthusiasm was contagious as many fans who lent their help can attest. Shown from the left are: Wilma Crites, Hassel Ackman, Emily Poe, Debbie Kamp, Cathy Southard and Judith Looney. (G.D. Fronabarger/Southeast Missourian archive)
Feb. 4, 1956 Southeast Missourian.
A day at Juden School. This is a scene in one of the two rooms of the Juden School, Cape Rock Drive, where fifth graders do their problems at the blackboard, a group of eighth graders (standing at the wall at the left) observe, and sixth graders study at their desks. At the blackboard and wall are Sharon Pender, Bill Palmer, Gary Sample, Gary McClard, Kenny Ervin, Wilma Jo Williams, Donald Griffaw, William Brockmire, Lester Sample, Ray Schweain and Donald Parks. Seated, back row: Francis Cannon, Edward Parks, Charles Cannon, Raymond Nichols and Janet Green; second row, Helen Parks, Ruth Koerber, Jane Riley, Mike Lowes and Robert Adams, and in foreground, Loretta Ford and Carolyn Wilkerson. (G.D. Fronabarger