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IMAGE ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. USE SI~iEi~(~ICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. Florala High has an interest in this event and will be re- presented there. A group of 8 students -- 4 team members and 4 alternates -- shall com- pete in this event. They will be accompanied by Mr. Jordan and possibly, Mrs. Jones. Last year, Florala High School placed 3rd in the Class A section, and naturally, this time they hope to do as well or better. Here's wishing them the best of luck! • • • TERRY AND DENNIS FE BRUAR Y IS. Through the ages the month of February has been symbolic of the celebration of love. In ancient history the Ro- mans celebrated "Lupercalia'• or "Februalia", This annual celebration signified the"puri- fication" of women. From this. therefore, the title of the se- cond month of the year. Feb ruary, is derived. Today, February has muc the same meaning. Since thi month has only 28 days, ever fourth year or leap year a 29t day is added. According t folklore in Leap Year, it i proper for a woman to pro pose marriage to a man! A holiday, also included in February, is indicative of the meaning of February. This TWO holiday, of course, is Valen- tine's Day. On Valentine's Eight band members from Day, traditionally, people send F. H. S went to Opp, Alabama, small token~ of love to persons Saturday, January 26, to try close to their heart, out for All-State. Two Wildcat Since February is a time members madeit;TerryHamil- of showing love, let someone ton on the trombone and Dennis close to your heart know that Gibbs on the euphonium. Of all you really care. band members from District 8, ...... III I ......... BAND MEMBERS MAKE ALL-STATE Dennis scored highest on the euphonium• Congratulations! Guest conductors for the All- State clinic were band directors Tom Maddox, Elba High School; Jim Nettles, Andalusia High School; and Blanche Simmons from Fairhope High School• Air Cond. & Refrigeration Electricity Radio and T.V. Electronics Technology Uphol stery Welding Co smetology Drafting & Design Auto Mechanics Trowel Trades Auto Body Repair Textile Technology Data Processing Typing Accounting Spelling and Vocabulary Business English *Vocabul a~y Building * This is a special course designed to increase one's knowledge of words and will be very beneficial to students who will be en- tering college in the near future. Several of these courses will be approved for training of veterans on one-half time basis. ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING- THURSDAY EVENING, FEBRUARY 15, 7:00 SCH eel CAFETORIUM MAC ARTHUR STATE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE I I I II II "11 II TEL EPHONE -- 4.93-3573 :t f ~cL= ===1~=...,o. s.,,= ,oo~,....., rec..,o,.~ ~=:,.,, ~ the State Beta Convention. From left to right are Wanda Hamilton, Cheryl Mills, Jamie McPhail, Kathy Gilley, and Sara Foster• -- QUOTES 1,