Acton Beacon, August 22, 1957

Acton Beacon

August 22, 1957

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Acton Beacon (Newspaper) - August 22, 1957, Acton, Massachusetts PRICE SEVEN CENTS Littleton Schools Start Schedules 4 New To Be Ready The 1957 LITTLETONS OWN NEWSPAPER schools will open after labor The first to open will be grades one through September 4 grades 7 through 12 will start school September 9 at the new Junior Senior High School which should be ready for occupancy by that iFollowing is a release from the office of Merrill Supt of Schools Littleton Public Schoolfe will open for the fall term on the following dates Grades 16 at the Elementary school on Shat tuck Septem ber The first Wednes September will be a Single session from 9 to Parents of grade children are requested to accom pany their children to school on the first Nolunches will be served on openipg September and Sep tember will be regular school days from to with cafeteria lunches bdirig Parents are reminded that hot lunches are available to their children at 25c a Tickets will be sold by the week on Mondays at Those who prefer to bring their own lunch will be allowed to buy milk at 3c a bottle or 15c Ice cream is also available at 5c Parents ofElementary school grades who have moved into town during the sum mer are requested to register their children with Miss Margar et Principal of the Shat tuck Street before opening Miss Tobin will be in her office the week of August and August from 1 to 3 The new JunioriSenior High School on Russell Street will open for thefall term on September The firsjt a single session from September will be to No lunches will be served on opening Beginning September the regular hours for the High school grades will be to with hot lunches being served in the cafeteria at 25c a The lunch fee be col lected daily at the cafeteria with no weekly tickets being Stu dents wishing to bring their lunch may buy milk at 3c a bottle and ice cream at 5c and All students will eat in the cafeteria whether buying or carrying Parents of JuniorSenior High School grades who have moved into town during the are requested to regis ter their children with Paul Cong Principal of the High Ruslsell Streojb before opening Congdon will be in his office during the week of August 1923 and August The Elementary school open ing has been set three days ahead of the High School opening to allow for establishing new bus and for the orienta tion of teachers to the new high school calendar for the 195758 school year is as follows Tues September general teachers meeting September school grades Sep tember school opens for grades Holidays are as fol lows October Teachers Con vention November Veter ans Day Noveniber 28 3Jan uary Feb ruary Wirtier nearly completed with the ath letic fields in parking areas sidewalks and curbings in All general purpose and offices will be com pleted for opening Some specialized areas such as the and Science may require a few extra days for 100 com but it is not expected that this work will delay the opening of The equipment for school has been ordered with the exception of a few special items which are not needed for the and delivery is ex pected during the month of Au Summer projects at the Shat tuck Street School are also near ing The new sewer age system has been completed and The cafeteria has been enlarged and completely re novated to allow for the serving of 275 pupils at one The old Household Arits room has been converted to an AudioVis ual the Science lab to a and the study hall to two elementary For the first time since the 195455 school classrooms will be available to house all pu grades without resor ting to the double Regu lar school hours will be maintain ed in all Other improve ments over previous years will include Library service for all pupils with a fulltime librarian and library in each school an audiovisual room in each school two new 60passenger school bus ses two fulltime custodians in each school with a fifth man who will divide his time between schools a parttime clerical as sistant for the Elementary prin cipal a to assist the High School principal apart time School Adjustment Counsel or and a fulltime Superintendent of complete list of personnel serving the Lititletion Public Schools for the 195758 school year is as follows ADMINISTRATIVE Superintendent of Schools Merrill Littleton Secre tary to the Helen Groton High School PrincipalPaul Fitchburg Secretary to the Prin Ruthe Marl boro Elementary PrincipalMiss Margaret Teaching Staff Elemenary School Grade 16 Grade Cornelia Chag Lowell Miss Evelyn Maynard Edith Adton Edna Grade Caroline John Littleton Elsie Littleton Catherine Harvard Jeannette Gutter Groton Imogene Lancaster Evelyn Shirley Audrey Andover Christina Grade Mary Lancaster Esther Littleton Pauline Maynard Jane Har vard Grade Janet Maynard Chrisine Stow Mary Lowell Joseph TPitchburg Mildred Lowell Ir Harvard Her bert Pelhanv High School Grade 7 fund 8 Members of the Littleton Polrce Athletic League team are shown with their Man ager and coach just before their journey to Ashbylast LR sitting John Dick Dick Galen Fran Harry and John LR Sgt Donald Richard Bill Dick Sam Samarco and Al gtaff photo by Selectmens Notes LITTLETON The Board met at and adjourned at Chairman Fred Roger Conant and James Bakker Routine vouchers authorizing de partmental expenditures were examined and Boardl unanimously appointed Ally 11 Green and Gilbert special police with the ap proval of Police Chief Francis Board unanimously denied the application of Harvey Willows for a license to operate a motor vehicle junk yard on his William Pearce of Wannalan cit was drawn as a He will report to Superior East on October Board of Selectmen were invited to attend the installation of officers of American Legion at the new JuniorSenior High School on Sep tember Board unanimously voted to grant permission to the Unitarian Church to use Fay Park in connec tion with its annual Fair Barbecue on September Upon petition of residents of Cash sometimes known as Acton Road and Nagog the Board unanimously voted to change the name of the road to Nagog Hill This road commences oppo site the George Yapp farm and runs to the LittletonActon town boundary The petition was toy Effie and Ernest Schindler John and Eunice Morrison Fannie Edith Jenkins and Odd and Eleanor Grade 912 Ralph Marlboro Vice Principal Physics and advanced mahematics John Ban Director of Guidance Edward Social Studies John t sciences Edna Robin Judith cofcir Williana Industrial Arhur Silva aci vMjsi tha sical glish Parking Restrictions At Long Lake Cam eron MacCluggage of the Long Lake Property Owners Associa tion has made the following no tice on behalf of the association Long Lake Property lOwners as sociation announce that on Lake Shore opposite the home of Gilbert parking will be The property has been posted and the restriction will take effect at Littleton po lice and fire departments are co Gas War In Littleton are Indi cations this week that a gas war is in the making in an effort by some stations to overcome the low gas prices being offered by at least on Stations that have shown a drop at press are Cities Wilsons Shell Station and the Sunoco station at the Common and the Socony Sta It is expected that operating to keep this spot clear iv JS rP tnaTL Motors and others Wl11 in event of The association has received a number of plaints and was forced to take this Safety Course For Sportsmen The Littleton Sportsmens Club will again make the Hunter Safety Course available to youths of the This Hunter Safety Course has Ibeen given in the past and many young hunters have signed up to learn the best methods of safe Any youths 15 years or older may be eligible for the They are urged to make their requests to the president of the Sportsmens Raymond Brad 450 King Street not later than September Unitarian Fair To Be Held are near ing completion for the Annual Fair to be held by the Unitarian Church on September bootlis to be ready at 1 The ladies of the Church have been working for months to make their booths more tive than this The following is a list of the booths and the Chairmen Joseph Do Frank Jr Chil drens Clothing George Yapp George Stan lord House man TPoys aiid At most of the stations out of own but ex pect to be backed by their Preterit re ductions show price from cents a Littleton Resident Dies Saw White Littietpndied his homVon Aug ust He was 91 years of Born in N 17y he was theson of Augustus and Almira wyer and the nusband e Nellie 1 Sawyer and the husband1 late yer He made his home in since 1930 and Jbe of the Orthodox Forlvthe he was the Post for ii Funeral August 18 at from the Badger King Rev Leg rett of 1 of the Congregaltioi Bearers were and Luther1 HambletM IJaift f David Burial lawn He is surviVea Jti Marie ;