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Bennington Banner Newspaper Archives Jan 21 1966, Page 7

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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - January 21, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Quot know your school series educates Hoosick palls fat by Edith Beaumont Hoosick Falls interesting facts and figures were presented to the Hoosick Falls Central school Pat monday night when three members of the nonteaching personnel shared the speakers platform in the sixth of a series Quot know your miss Vivian Pugh dietician and cafeteria supervisor explained Workings of the cafeteria and state governed rules in making up the Type Quot a Quot lunch served. On Type a lunches nine cents is reimbursed the school by the government for each lunch served with four cents reimbursed for each one half pint White milk. Nothing is allowed for chocolate milk for which reason it is not served. For every Dollar allowed by the Federal government three dollars is met by the state it was pointed out. These reimbursements along with the 30 cents paid for each lunch by students in addition to the Benefit received through the government surplus foods Cas Dathe local program has been self sustaining for the five years it has been in operation Here. This includes Cost of food and miss Pugh a salary As Well As that of her assistants who include 12 women four working full time and eight part time. Supt. Philip Leonard commended miss Pugh a efforts and said that to his knowledge this is one of the few schools in this part of the state which is self containing. Harry Michie chief custodian and maintenance Man reported on a system devised by him and used by the custodians. Through its use the school is kept in tip top condition. With six custodians working on rotating shifts two weeks of night and one of Day in addition to one permanent on Days and one woman in the laundry room Michie has issued handbooks to help keep the Job running smoothly and on schedule. Tile 58 rooms of the school Are divided into four sections and each janitor is assigned to from 13 to in classrooms for cleaning each Day. In addition one room in each of the four sections is completely House cleaned each Day in rotation thereby resulting in each room receiving a thorough scrubbing every 16 Days. By doing this Michie said when holidays come around time is allowed for other jobs such As cleaning Light fixtures. Windows Are washed inside and outside and venetian blinds which cover All classroom windows Are taken to the boiler room washed and replaced of this Job was done outside the school which is the custom with most schools it would Cost the local school some $2,800, Michie pointed out. During summer vacation custodians work full time with the exception of two week vacations when the school gets a Complete Wash Down Quot everything except the ceilings Quot the supervisor said. Among some of the everyday jobs Are a Complete sweeping and mopping of Kitchen and cafeteria floors. The nurses office is sometimes mopped As often As three or More times a Day a nurse added. Gilbert Wright supervisor of transportation in discussing the transportation schedule said 19 buses including 15 regular two spares and two station wagons transport an average of 1,464 students Dally. Field interscholastic and athletic trips must All be considered by the bus Crew he said. The average bus travels 10,000 Miles a year he added. In addition to regular Drivers three substitutes Are hired. All must have class la chauffeur licenses annual physicals and x Solidi Iun Bri Ltd it be Margaret Aiken 677-3049 pleasant Valley Granges will hold regular meetings tonight at 8 . At the Hall. John Hamilton returned Cor Nell sunday evening after spending the weekend with hts parents or. And mrs. Malcolm Hamilton. A drive for new hymnals for the methodist Church is now in Progress. Anyone interested May Contact miss Mary Aiken this month. Pleasant Valley Grange is making plans to serve its annual Ham supper feb. 19 at the Hall. Rays he said plus character and a resistance to nervous breakdowns. Each Driver must sweep his bus once a Day be responsible for gassing it and must turn in a daily written report on its running condition. Two garage mechanics who work full time in the bus garage do everything from changing Light bulbs to overhauling the engines. The buses must meet a regular six month inspection by the Public service and he added proudly the buses have not yet been taken off the Road because they have failed to pass inspection. Pat president mrs. Fred Miller thanked the three speakers and speaking in behalf of the school and Pat expressed great Pride in the operation of the three departments. In other business the Pat voted $75 to share with the school in the proposed Cost to bring Quot poetry and three a Quot to the local school March 17. / three actors and one actress from new York City will present a program on poetry for grades 3, 4, 5 and 6 to stimulate interest in poetry. It will be shared with some 300 pupils from the Berlin Central school who will be bussed to the local school. Supt. Leonard announced that on feb. 2, students from Hoosick Valley and Berlin Central schools will come to the local school to share in a lecture and demonstration on Ballet which will be brought Here from Lincoln Center. On March 16, another Lincoln Center educational program will be presented Here for the upper High school students. It will be titled Quot comedy through the on March 9, a High school Assembly program on alcohol for youth will be presented with a doctor speaking. Refreshments were served at the close by a committee headed by mrs. Charles Frazier. Bennington Banner Friday january 21, 1906-7 Arlington Helene Thompson a 3752325 Dale Lanphear principal of the Fisher school announces there will be Parent teacher conferences monday and tuesday evening for parents of children in Grade i. First graders will not attend school monday. Officials Hope these conferences will provide parents with a better understanding of their child a Progress. Kindergarten parents a combined kindergarten meeting of parents of the current session and those of the session to Start in september 1966 will be held at 8 . Next wednesday at the Community House. Purpose of the meeting is to acquaint next years parents with the existing program and answer any questions. Taking shape a workmen prepare Marble slabs for the foundation of Manchester a town office building wednesday. The Marble was purchased from the Vermont Marble company in Proctor where it had originally been Cut for . Government military gravestones. Small imperfections made the slabs unsuitable for government use and a Quantity was purchased at a bargain Price for use on the Manchester building. Ringheiser portable to 149.95 by Ltd e. T. Williams opposite Vermont soldiers Home phone 2-6858 i of i of tort Ani in total education of Grade school Laid teacher tells Pat West Arlington Sandgate North Bennington a education in Art in the elementary grades is important As a Means of opening the eyes of children to the world around them a local Art teacher told members of the North Bennington Pat at its january meeting tuesday in the school. Mrs. Ann Koziol Art teacher at Molly Stark school told a group of interested parents that this creative outlet for children is useful to them As a tool of their Over All education rather than As a Means of specific training in various Art Media. Mrs. Koziol showed slides interpreting the kinds of activity she has in mind and showed examples of the work done by children in paints pastels Clay mask making and silk screen printing. She noted that her program at Molly Stark is limited by a Short time spent with each Grade and a Lack of space for storage of Art materials. North Bennington parents were particularly interested in the approach to Art education which Many of them Hope to have incorporated in the local school curriculum when it begins to function solely As an elementary school. During the business meeting conducted by president mrs. Robert Mcwaters plans were made to hold a paperback Book fair at the school in april during National Library week. The school librarian and Pat Library service chairman mrs. Arthur Wick Eviden will head up the Sale and volunteers who offered to help with the project were mrs. George h. Elwell and mrs. Lisa Tate. Mrs. Mcwaters announced that in february the annual joint meeting of All area Parent teacher groups would be held at the Molly Stark school. The speaker will be mrs. Pat Sherman who will discuss and demonstrate the use of drama in education As she \ Arlington East Sunderland Amelia Lawrence 375-2580 or. And mrs. Tom Matteson Are feeling better after a bout with the prevailing virus. Tom is Able to be at the garage again. However they were unable to attend their granddaughters wedding held in Essex Junction. Mrs. Robert Jordan Lias announced the necessity of dividing the youth choir at the Federated Church into two graded groups. The Quot children choir Quot a grades i 2 and 3 will meet saturday at Bailey Hall from 9 30 to 10 30. The two Little preschoolers who have been so faithful in the Cherub choir will be welcomed at the children a choir practice. The Quot Junior choir Quot a grades 4, 5 and 6 will meet at 10 30 to 11 30. For now the three teenagers who have been practising will meet with the Junior choir. If at any time a group from grades 7-12 of any significant size wishes to form mrs. Jordan has expressed willingness to work with them. The senior choir will meet regularly thursday nights at 7 30 in Bailey Hall. The Church welcomed the Rev. Granville Green wolds Back again after a two week vacation during which they travelled to Florida. N % Firestone special Economy Auto stores can now install the new studs in town amp country tires s af-t-k1zk v of k tikes now is now conducting it in a number of schools in Bennington. The speaker at the april meeting of the local Pat will be John Herlihy executive director of the cooperative project for curriculum development that functions Here under a Ford foundation Grant. Herlihy will bring the local group up to Date on work of the Cpd mrs. Mcwaters said. Betty Trachte the january Home dem meeting will be next wednesday at the Home of mrs. Walter Finney at i . Mrs. Finney will discuss Quot healthful mrs. Ralph Tudor is co hostess. Or. And mrs. Edgar Reynolds returned to their Home in it. Kisco . Sunday after a three 375-2223 week vacation at their Camp on the Sandgate Road. While it May seem a strange time for a vacation it worked Well for them since Reynolds is a ski enthusiast. They joined in Holiday festivities with their friends Here and got in a trip to Schenectady and Syracuse to visit relatives. Economy Auto stores inc. Main Street Bennington Jtj take a big jump Forward Good advertising can put you a Long leap ahead of the pack. Maybe you be just started in business and folks Don t know you yet. Maybe on the other hand you re Well established and you want to Tell customers old and new about your next big Sale. Or maybe you just know that smart merchants keep their names before the Public. In any Case you get the jump on Competition by advertising regularly in the retailer s traditional medium the daily newspaper. 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