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Forest Hills Journal (Newspaper) - June 6, 1978, Cincinnati, OhioBoe to name facilities after retired educators four retired leaders of education in the Forest Hills schools Are expected to be honoured june 12 by the districts Board of education. They Are Gertrude Addicott William m. Judd Vera Nash and e. Wayne Titus. W. Kenneth Memke president of the Forest Hills school Board commented that this was an attempt to Honor the four a for their Many contributions to the children of the District Quot the Anderson High school auditorium is being named the e Wayne Titus auditorium. Titus was principal of Anderson High school from 1954 to 1971, when he retired after completing 36 years in education Titus was principal of the High school when present building was constructed in the 1960�?Ts. The Anderson High school Media Center is being named the Vera Mae Nash Media Center. Miss Nash first employed in the District in 1936, became the schools librarian in 1951, and District Library chairman in 1961. During her 38 years in the District. Miss Nash filled a variety of positions from school treasurer and yearbook adviser to the English department chairman. Miss Addicott director of curriculum for the District until she retired in 1972 and prior to 1964, principal of Anderson Junior High school will be honoured by naming the Anderson Middle school Library and Gertrude Addicott Media Center. She was first employed in the District in 1936, and was closely associated with the development of the Junior High school program in the District. Judd currently a member of the state Board of education from the first congressional District will be honoured by naming the Board room in the administration building the William m. Judd Board Rohm Judd is completing his 50th year of serv ice to the Community having been first elected to the Anderson township Board of education in 192�. He was elected president in january 1934 and served in the capacity until the 1960 s. Judd was elected to the Hamilton county Board of education in 1961. And has been a member of the stay Board of education since january. 1966. He recently received the state it a Oak tree award for distinguished service to children and youth Memke indicated that the Board is expected to take action on the above during their june 12 Board of education meeting scheduled for the boar d room in the District offices 7575 Beechmont ave. The meeting will begin at 8pm the Public is invite to rest by Jim schifr1 n journal contributor Leo Durocher was Arong. Nice Guys can finish first. And Friday at Maddux elementary school where the students faculty and members of the Community had gathered in secret to Honor their retiring principal Robert l. Keplinger was living proof. At the end of his career he had finally won the big one. A a coach Keplinger a teams had never gone All the Way. Perhaps he liked kids too much to come on like Lombardi. Winning Wasny to the Only thing he tried to teach. Fair play sportsmanship and cooperation were even More important. Maybe that a Why he became an administrator. As much As he might have missed drawing a a a a so and a a of so on a blackboard there were so Many More important things to teach. The program a Takeoff on the a this is your Ufeu to show was written by members of the Pat and performed humorously by students and faculty. The fifth graders accompanied by the student orchestra song two parodies especially written for the occasion by mrs. Murphy a Maddux teacher. Pat president Nola Hotchkin presented him with an impressive vol. 18 no. 5 tuesday june 6, 1978 single copy 15<keplinger�?Ts team a goes All the way9 on. A but not As much As i la miss Maddux students waited with fantastic patience for principal Keplinger to be Brough i u Oie school auditorium for Friday mornings Surprise. One lad got a bit tired of the wait they seem much longer when you re Young and tried to rest As Best he could. Journa photos Wright. Students had been bringing in their pennies for weeks. All teachers had worn the Keplinger a a trademarks White shoes a White Belt and a big Bow tie. Even guests like Forest Hills supt. Robert Wolf retired principal Harold Maddux for whom the school had been named or two refugees from coach Keplinger s 1956 senior boys gym class had to Wear Gigantic paper Bow ties especially provided for the occasion. But the most dramatic Point of the program came when Keplinger was asked to say a few words. Everything had been Light up till them. A hush fell Over the audience. Something unexpected was about to happen. It was like Yankee stadium the Day they gave the tribute to Lou Gehrig. A boys and girls a he said the words coming with great difficulty a i love you then his eyes got All wet. A i know that you la miss me a he went but the real tribute came a few minutes later. One by one the students paraded past their beloved principal perhaps for the last time As a group. The orchestra Laboured in the background As each child stopped. Some just said goodbye but most reached out to touch this gentle caring Man who had always been there to Greet them each morning before class. There Wene a lot of hugs and kisses and muffled sobs and As is the problem with most farewells As Long As it lasted it did no to last Long enough. The whistle had blown the gun had sounded. The game was Over. Coach Keplinger steam had finally won the championship. The super bowl. The world series. For All the love and Devotion he had put into his work for All those years was finally being acknowledged. The coach had been right. There were More important things than winning but the fact that it had taken this writer 22 years to really understand the Man Wasny this fault. Bob Keplinger retiring Maddux elementary principal was overwhelmed at the Surprise a this is your life program Given him by the entire student body faculty and Pat. His reaction to the Surprise that culminated weeks of secret planning was a fond Salute. 10-band radio memory Book and a card signed by All the children. The area news briefs interesting interesting comparison Quot in 1944, the 6th of june was the invasion of Normandy by the Allied forces. In 1978, the Date will probably be just As memorable. That a the last Day of school for the students at Maddux a from the May Issue of the a Bugle a publication of the fruit Hill interested citizens Assn. May repave in Newtown Newtown Village Council May repave main St. So that even if the sewer is not Complete traffic could move through that Street. Two blocks on the streets westbound Lane have been torn up for work on the last Section of the sewer system for about a year. Contractor Higgins construction co., Ypsilanti mich., reportedly can to Complete work until the villages water table goes Down. Main St. Is passable but corns complaints have come from people driving through rather than from local residents. It is hoped that work can be this week in the journal if you re registered done to forget to vote in the primary election today. And when you Are through come Back and see what a inside this Issue of the Community journal. Fun in the Sun is the mood of the times As summer is certainly Here. A four Page keep and save Section May be found on pages 7 and 8. An area team distinguished itself at the recent Indianapolis 500. Details of How they did it on Page 15. Lifestyle has two interesting features on Page 13. One teis what the key to communication with teenagers is supposed to be. The other tells about More service coming for the people of the area. There a elegance in fall weddings. Feature on Page 1. Bridal 11,12 fashion 11 Church 14 Public forum 4 classified is 19-21 real estate 18 editorial 4 Wing things 4 Forest Hills journal 544 Batavia Pika Cincinnati Ohio 45244 528-1111 1w% coverage of a ruler son township. Am. Washington Newtown California Ivory tuesday. Forest Hills journal june 4, 1978. Published weekly on tuesdays at 544 Bata via Pike Cincinnati Ohio 45244. Underway this summer. A petition reportedly was to address chamber George hurdle superintendent of technical services for metropolitan sewer District will speak to the Anderson area chamber of Commerce at noon thursday june 8 at the hot shoppes restaurant Beechmont mall. He will speak on the general sewer situation of Anderson township. Hurdle has been with the Cincinnati City or ads since oct. 1, 1942, except for 33 months of service in the armed Foress he started with the City a Highway Field Crew and later went with the sewer department before starting with mid in 1968. A resident of Cheviot he is married and has three daughters. He has a degree i engineering from University of Cincinnati evening College seek aft Forest Hills school system teachers were expected to meet with officials of aft monday afternoon to hear what that Union had to offer according to one teacher who declined to give his name. He alleged some teachers were upset with the Forest Hills teachers Assn. And the District Board of education and were considering switching to aft. Guardian Angel Parish proves it cares circulation audited by m custodians of the Jody Harbour fund wanted to use the Hall at guardian Angels Church for a fund raising affair. They told their Story to Mon Signor Bernard h. Piening in asking permission. The monsignor replied they should need not go to the trouble but rather he suggested members of the a Parish be asked to contribute in a free will offering. The offering was sought during services sunday May 28, the Day before memorial Day. A Check for $1408.63 was presented to the fund by the monsignor last week the results of the collection. The Harbour family Are affiliated with the Anderson Hills United methodist Church. The donation a shows that guardian Angels is not just a pretty Church on Beechmont a said a member of the Parish. A a rather a she added a when we see a need to help others we those members of the Parish who May have missed the donation can still Send monsignor funds. He will be Happy to see that the fund gets the Money. A custodian for the fund Dale Woosley indicated the Community wide fund is doing All right but said that More funds Are needed. He is a longtime neighbor of the family. The Harbour Story is a tragic one. Jody Harbour and her 17 year old daughter. Jolynn on feb. 3, 1978 braved the Winter elements to drive to Steubenville a Ohio Valley Hospital to be with Jody is mothers. Ruth Grant. It appeared she had a massive stroke garage Sale held some 30 to 40 neighbors of the harbours have donated items for a giant garage Sale june 9 and 10 with the proceeds going to the Jody Harbour fund. Sale will be 10 . To 4 . Both Days at 1040 Eastland Terrace in Anderson Hills subdivision. There might be enough items that a second garage will be needed for part of the Sale. There will be a bakery table and refreshments As Well As a wide variety of items. Those who wish further information May Call the organizers Jan Heimkreiter. 2314864. And Mary Brennan. 232-0035. The Mother and daughter slept overnight at the grandmothers Home nearby. Jody a brother happened to pass by the House the next morning and was surprised to see their car still there. He had expected Jody and Jolynn would have returned by then to the Hospital. He was unable to Rouse them since they passed into a deep coma. They were placed beside the grandmother in intensive care. Then doctors realize that All three were victims of Carbon monoxide poisoning. The grandmother died in Early february and the Mother passed away May 11. The daughter is still continued to Page 17 monsignor Bernard h. Piening presents to Dale Woosley a custodian for the Jody Harbour fund a Check for $1408.63, proceeds of the freewill offering of members of the guardian Angel Parish collected at memorial Day weekend services. Looking on at left is mrs. Mary Jean Magness and Mary sue Zech. Journal photo a right

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