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O X ' 2T VED DI~'S=E'i'V~IN"~411ON, ~STb~E, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAXTON ART STUDENTS WITH PAINTINGS Art Class Enters Contest BObcats downed Beach Vikings night. Final score High scorer for Robert Dale 19 points. Jer- with 17 "B', team also play- tnight. The Vikings he BObc at s a work- came out vic- end of the game S 80-41 MENU fish salad, Peas and car- saltine s, and milk. beef on corn, let- salad, apple milk. Paxton's hallowed halls are a familiar sight to Mr. James King, a former graduate of Paxton and now the school's principal. Mr. King is the son of Mr. and Mrs. B. W. King of Florala and is married to the former Catherine Camp- bell, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Campbell of DeFun- ink Springs. They have two dau- ghters, Karen, 13 and San- dra, 10. Mr. King is a graduate of Troy State University, where he was awarded a B. S. de- gree in Social Studies and a Masters in School Supervision and Administration. A true sportsman, in his spare time Mr. King en- joys fishing and hunting, as well as sight-seeing withhls family. As a school principal Mr. King is deeply involved in ed- ucational organizations, such as Federal Education Association, National Education Association and the Walton County Education Association. He is also a mem- ber of Eastern Star, a Mason and is a member of Kappa Del- . . MR. KING terested in education and sup- port educational programs. He also stated that Paxton has an outstanding faculty, one that is deeply interested in preparing students for their role in a democratic society. Perhaps one of the most prominent mem- bers of the faculty, and certain- ta Pi, an honorary educationalI ly one of the most willing to fraternity, aid the students, is- our prin- cipaI, Mr, James King. READ AND SMILE By Ronnie & Donnie Mr. King is an active mem- ber of the First United Meth- odist Church of Gaskin, serv- ing as Superintendent of the Sunday School and as Lay Spea- ker. Mr. King says of Paxton that it has one of the best student bodies. He likes the community because the people are very in- Sign at a garden-supply store: "Warning! After plant- ing our seeds, step back quickly." PAXTON BOY SCOUTS PRESENT PROGRAM AT RURITAN MEETING Members of Paxton's Boy Scout Troop #708, under the leadership of Scoutmaster John Cuddy, presented an interest- Ing and informative program last Thursday night at the monthly Ruritan meeting. Re- cent activities and future plans of the troop were explained to. the club members. Plans include summer camp experiences for the scouts. Twelve members of the lo- cal troop were on hand to as- sist Scoutmaster Cuddy with the program. These were: Jim- my Marsh, Billy Prldgen, Joh- may Cuddy, Duane Talbot, Keith Schofield, Brent Schofield, Den- nis Harrison, Marlin Nobles, John Paul, Mike Thomas, Gary Lowery, and Wilson Jor- dan. Rurltan president Leonard Smith said this week that the local organization will spen- ser the scout troop and give whatever help and assistance it can to this worthy effort. He presented the Troop Chapter to Scoutmaster Cuddy. A committee which will be in charge of reviewing appli- cations for advancement of scout members was appointed. Members of thiscommittee are. Ralph Adams, Dorry Braswell, Louis Lowery, and Leonard Smith. Smith also asked that all citizens and friends of Paxton cooperate with the Scout move- ment and assist the boys and their Scoutmaster whenever possible. Mrs. Powell's art class composed of seventh graders has started working with paints. They have experimented with the mixing of different colors to produce a particular color. Each of the students in the class entered a Q-Tips art con- test. They used tempera paints but these paints had to be ap- plied with Q=Tips art swabs. One very important rule was that the painting had to be an original. This is a national con- test sponsored by Chesebrongh- Ponds, Inc. There have been severalgood paintings. Some of these appear above, from left to right: Paul Varnum, Carol Duncan, Cindy Frazler, and Cindy Paolo. COACH DAVID McINTOSH, the sixth grade cl~r ,km~r$, and basketball team. COACH JAMES DAVIS, the fi~th grade basketball team and cheerleaders, iona ua rmory n 3 FALLS WITH m m HOUR TIME LIMIT mm I THE PAXTON BOBCATS began their victorious Homecoming game with Robert Geoghngan tipping off to Charles Hall and Jerry Andrews. 3 FALLS HOUR OTHER LIMIT EDITOR ..................... WYNONA THORN ASSISTANT EDITOR .............. SHEILA PRATER FHA REPORTE.R ........... o . , . BARBARA HUGHES FFA REPORTER .............. DONNIE JOE JORDAN BETA CLUB REPORTER ............ SHARON BABER SPORTS REPORTER ................ DIANE SAUL GRADE NEWS ................ ROY LEE ROBERTS STUDENT COUNCIL .......... . . ANNETTE ADAMS SPECIAL REPORTERS ............ VALERIE MOORE, BETTY TUCKER, RONALD GAUTNEY, EARNEST JORDAN, BARBARA BALLARD, SANDRA HART. ADVISOR , ................. MRS. IDA LOU SMITH PAGE 7 FASHION SHOW STILL IN PLANNING STAGE BY BETTY TUCKER & ANNETT[E AbAMs OUR HATS are off to the sophomore class this week. The class is really full of talented students. The sophomores add a lot to making PHS a great place. The basketball stars are Ran- dy Hall, Mike Pridgen, Jimmy Marsh, and Donald Prater. These boys play well and we are very proud of their deter- ruination. Beta club members are Ben Baldwin, Melinda and Melissa Thorn. These students are known for their intelligence. They are always appearing on the A or B honor roll. Jerry Linder is the Student Council representative. Many, of the girls are members of the FHA, while the boys partlcipate In FFA. Many of the athletic girls are members of the Phy- sette s. The class also has two sets of twins They are Nona and Salonia Washington and Melinda and Melissa Thorn. The sophomore class stru- ggles through Biology, Algebra H, and World History already knowing the value of credits needed for their graduation In the near future. Hats are off to the sopho- more class for making PHS a more pleasant place lobe, Mrs. Janle Treadwell and Mr. Sam Darden are homeroom tea- chers. THE JUNIOR CLASS is hav- ing bake sales every day at recess. Treats such as cakes, cookies, cup-cakes, candy, are sold. They are having this sale in order to raise money for the prom. Mrs. Margaret Po- well sponsors the juniors. MRS. JANIE TREADWELL was absent last week due to the fact that she was hospitalized. We hope Mrs. Treadwell has a speedy recovery and can join us back at school real soon. LAST THURSDAY the juniors had a car wash. They washed and vacuumed cars from two to four o'clock. Then they went home, exhausted, knowing that they had collected more need- ed money for the Prom, the big date has been set for May 15. IN A RECENT issue of The Pensacola Journal, one sports writer listed the Bobcats to come In third in their chances of going to state. However, we Bobcat fans feel that our chan- ces are as good as any other school. The Bobcats have a very impressive record this year, with 22 wins to 8 losses. They have done an outstanding The theme of the fashion show to be presented by Mrs. Bald- win's home economics classes at PTA on March 12, camepri- marily from Barbara Ballard's suggestion, "March's Bloom- ing Array of Fashions." Her stage setting will introduce a typical Easter mood with eggs and real live bunnies. Barbara's creative work will be supplemented with clever ideas which might arise during home economics class discus- sions. job, and whether they go to state or not, we're still proud of the 'Cats and Coach Wilk- erson and the way they rep- resented us this year. THE ALLENTOWN Wild- cats defeated the Bobcats last Friday night in a hard-fought battle. This was the last home game of the year. Robert Geo- ghagan and Jerry Andrews were high-scorers. WITH ONE STEP closer to .graduation the seniors of PHS received their invitations and memory books Friday of last week. The invitations are sim- ple in design but very beau- tiful to the seniors. TI-[E ANNUAL STAFF con- tinues to work very hard on the Paxtonian. The group pic- tures recently taken have ar- rived and the staff members are trying to meet their previously set deadline. LAST FRIDAY night before the Paxton-Allentown game the fifth grade boys played the sixth grade. The sixth-grade boys coached by David McIntosh were victorious. Playing for the sixth grade were Tim Hulion, Kelly Sexton, Rlcky Skinner, Mike Thomas, Johnny Cuddy, Roland Dyess, Mike Suggs, Dale Hol- loway, David Davis, and Wil- lie Washington. Members of the fifth grade team were Greg Presley, Danny Varnum, Keith Schofleld, Brent Schofleld, Rusty Smith, Dennis Phillips, Thomas Fulgham, Randy Adams, and Mike Casey. They were coached by Mr. Davis. MRS. PEACOCK'S fifth and sixth grade English classes have been making poetry note- books. The students decorate each notebook attractively and then write their interpretation of a poem given to them by their teacher. A few of the students participating in this project are Marlin Nobles, Bob- by Mclntosh, Mickey Burlison, Brenda Tedder, Frances Coop- er, Kay Cawthon, Pat Dollar, Belinda Reeves, Linda Rodgers, Greg Presely, Carolyn Mor- ris, Roy Childs, Sandra Tuck- er, Jackie Kemp, and Joan Paul. THIS WEEK the students are taking six weeks tests, we only have two more six weeks'then it'll be summer vacation f~r all of us. I ! I CABLE CHANNEL NETWORKLOCATION, CHANNEL 2 Educ. Dozier, AIo.(2) 3 ABC Pensacola, Fla. (3) 4 CBS/ABC Dothan, AIo.(4) 5 CBS Mobile, AIo.(5) 6 CBS Tallahassee, FiG. (6) 7 NBC/ABC Panama City, Fla. (7) 8 10 NBC 11 Educ. 12 NBC Music, Time, & Weather Mobile, Ala. (10) Tallahassee, Fla. (11) Montgomery, Ala. 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