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IMAGE SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. PAGE 6 THE ; !i!ii3k THE FLORALA NEWS !!i; / ii! kx i THURSDAY, This week's honored teacher is petite and brunette. She is Miss Linda Miller. Miss Miller says that cooking and sewing are her favorite hob- bies. She also likes all sports. She is very fond of music and says that her favorite singer is Bobby Sherman. Miss Miller is one of Pax- ion's newest faculty additions. She was born in DeFuniak Springs, Florida, and now re- sides with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Willis Miller, in the Clear Springs Community. She has one sister, Brenda, an eighth grader, at Paxton. Miss Miller is proud of the fact that she is a Paxton gra- duate. While at Paxton she was active in extra curricular activities. She was honored for her scholastic achievement when she was invited tobecome a Beta Club member. She was also selected "Homecoming Queen." One ofheroutstanding honors was the "High Sales- man" award which she received during her Junior year for sel- ling the most magazines in the class sponsored contest. After graduation Miss Miller attended Troy State University, majoring in Business Education. At Pax- ton she teaches junior high social studies, art, and directs . . MISS MILLER the girls physical education program. We asked our honored teacher to tell us what she thinks of Paxton. Her reply was, 'q like it." "Paxton has good all around students," she added. Miss Miller's future plans in- clude a teaching career. We are pleased to salute our newest faculty member. FHA Girls Hold Class Discussions On Magazine Articles Members of Mrs. Monetha On August 26 representatives Baldwin's Home Economics of the local FHA Chapter at- classes have been holding class tended a Dist. I planning ses- discussions about articles they slon at Woodham High School have read in Co-Ed Magazine. in Pensacola, Fla. Those who Topics have ranged from "Get- attended this meeting were: tlng the Most Out of a Mldl" Yvonne Adams, LibbyFuigham, to "P1annin.g a Silly Saturday Debbie Cuddy, Debra Thorn, Night Party." The main pur- and Mrs. Baldwin, Adviser. pose of these discussions is The Dist. I meeting will be to help the girls to learn to held November 4 at Pensacola speak casually in a group and High School. Plans are in the to update their knowledge of making for a large delegation the recent trends in Home Eco- from the local chapter to at- nomlcs, tend. The eighth grade girls have been taken on conducted tours of the department. Mrs. Baldwin SMILEY has been busy helping them Senior Of The Week Paxton's Senior of the Week is hazel-eyed, brown-haired Patsy Adams. Patsy stands 5' 7" and is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James W. Adams of Rt #2, Florala. Patsy has one brother, James E. Adams of Enterprise, Ala., and two sisters, Mrs. Wayne McClellan of Crestvtew, Fla. and Miss Annette Adams of Flora!a, a '70 graduate of P.H.S. Patsy came to Paxton as a freshman, transferring from the Gaskin School in Wal- ton County. In her years at P.H.S., Patsy has been active in clubs and organizations, in.. cludlng the Christian Crusaders and the F.H.A. Outside of school, Patsy likes motorcycle and horseback riding. Her other activities include sewing, cooking, and babysitting for her niece, Jamee. She says that Jamee is the "Apple of her Eye". Patsy's favorite color isred. Hamburgers, French fries, and miLk shakes are her favorite foods. Patsy says that she is really looking forward to receivingher Senior class ring. Most of all, . . PATSY ADAMS she admits that she is looking forward to graduation. After graduation, Patsyplans to become a nurse or secretary. We wish her the best of luck. With her winning smile she will go far. FHA PLANS FOR YEAR UNDERWAY "Florida FHA chapters will be stressing two main objec- tives this year", Chapter Ad- viser, Mrs. Monetha Baldwin announced. "The first objective is to strengthen bonds within the family and between the family and community. This relates KINDERGARTEN- Teacher, Mrs. Karina Wooten and teacher aide, Mrs. Boncille Lowery are shown with Paxton's Kinder- garten class. There are 29 active youngsters in this class. BY BARBARA HUGHES AND SAHDRA HART laces. - New teachers. - Tile on the floors in the hall - Carpet in Mrs. Baldwin's Home Ec. room. - Two new Spanish students, Wilfred and Hector Garcia. - A new principal, Mr. Rutherford. - New looks. - Bulletin boards. - New faces. - Students practicing cheers for cheerleading. - Guitars and music lovers. THIS YEAR'S NEWS OF LAST YEAR'S SENIORS: Annette Adams - McArthur Trade School, Denise Morgan - McArthur Trade School, David McIntosh - McArthur Trade School, Charles Hall - McAr- thur Trade School, Greg Hol- ley - McArthur Trade School, Roy Lee Roberts. McArthur Trade School, Wynona Thorn- O.W.J.C., Sharon Baber - O.W.J.C., Barbara Ballard - O.W.J.C., Betty Tucker - Pen= sacola Junior College, Kay Lowery - Pensacola Junior Col- lege, Shella Prater -F.S.U., Tim Walden - Chipola Jr. Col- lege, Dermic Pay Geoghagen- L~rlene B. Wallace Jr. College, Earnest Jordon - U. S. Army, Dolores Thomas - Working, Jimmy Carter - Working, Car- olyn Nobles - Training in Wis= consin for Dallas Cowgirls, Wanda Schofield - Working, Donnie Jordan - O.W.J.C., 1Ron- ald Gautney - O.W.J.C. We are very proud that such a large number of our recent grads are now attending col- leges and trade schools. MONDAY, September 14, the second period music class was WHAT WOELD HAPPEN IF? - ALl the typewriters were torn up. - R snowed. - All the teachers spoke dif- ferent languages. - The Seniors were put back in klndergarden. - The electricity stayed off all day. - We didn't have any windows in the School building. - The Senior class rings didn't come. We had school at night. All the students caught laryngitis. - It rained for 24 days and nights. - We had to walk to school. - There was 36 hours in a day. - We didn't have transpor- tation. - All the movie stars and singers came to Paxton. - We had a girls' football team. - We changed Paxton's name. - We served colas in the lunchroom. REMEMBER WHEN? - Mr. King was principal? - The SENIORS were first entertained by Mr. Albert graders? Locke, pastor of the First Bap- - We had to take naps after fist Church in Laurel Hill. Mr. lunch? They are having a lot ofvaluablepre-school learnlzg ~ preparing them for the first grade and school next IDEAL BOY AT PAXTON HIGH Hair - Cliff Ward Eyes - Jerry Simmons Figure- Mike Howard Legs - Jerry Bush Nose - Jerry tinder Hands - Randy Hall Toes - Douglas Grimes Lips - Hector G,arcia Feet- Dale White Arms - Douglas Burlison Intelligence - Robert Geohagan Personality- Mike Pridgen Music Ability - Barney Jones Ears - Robert Stewart Teeth - Wilfred Garcla IDEAL GIRL AT PAXTON HIGH Hair - Susan Gray Eyes - Jo Williams Figure - Debra Tucker Legs - Sherrie Hilton Nose - Dianne Nobles Hands - Pat Newborn Toes - Libby Fulgham Lips - Leigh Thorn Feet - Marilyn Thomas Arms - Mary Gray Intelligence - Martha Senterfltt Personality - Yvonne Adams Music Ability- Shirley Nors= worthy Ears - Debbie Perkins Teeth - Barbara Hughes STUDENT HELPERS PERFORM IMPORTANT JOBS This year some student helpers have been assigned to assist the teachers so they will have more time for instrnc- tional duties. They are: Diane Nobles, Barbara Hughes, Rus- sel Martian, Glenene Laird, Patsy D, Adams, Edward Mar- tian, Pat Newborn, Mary Allen, Martlyn Thomas, Douglas Bur- lison, and Leigh Thorn. The tasks performed by MRS. WOOTEt GARDEN. Built SaW a Beautiful, birds, played played on the MRS. GRADE. school. Taking pet turtle. MRS. SECOND GRADE. colors and to five and MRS. GRADE. Learning getting settled. MRS. GRADE. studlng about MRS. MC FOURTH GRADE, working on MRS. GRADE. Drew cial studies claSS base four in Rein arithmetic, also year book for work. MRS. DURt AND SIXTH maps, made stories in about navigation the Roman MR. DAVIS' Discussed numbers the ue and MRS. MENTARY P. and enjoying MRS. ING CLASS. tests on blends: to the Stable Home and Stable Locke played his guitar and - Meals were served in the helpers include: elementary trying to Life." is r sang folk songs withMrs.old lunchroom? physicalassistantS'educationlab assistants,aSsistants' pllMRs.can beS! "The second objective e- Whlte's group. - The boiler room blew up? library assistants, and office CLASS. Using lated to our world, a Growing - Miss Miller, Mr. Pittman, helpers. Heritage. It is to help youth ON SEPTEMBER 15 at 7:30and Mr. Geoghagan were stu- and books comprehend the problems of there was a meeting at the dents at Paxton? the tapes, also society and contribute to their Paxton Town Hall for those - We went to State? COMMENTS OF NEW arithmetic. solutions", Mrs. Baldwin con- interested in night courses for - Last year's Juniors worked STUDENTS AND " MRS. tlnued, high school credit, on the prom ? "Tnese objectives, not only - Mrs. Smith's bulletin TEACHERS CLASS: become oriented and acquainted BY DENNIS AND ROGER create a challenge, but are re- MISS KAY CRAWFORD boards were always upontime? discussions on ,, - Music. with the many areas of home warding,she said. Plans wasn't in school for two days - The Juniors thought they PEGGY BROWN - "It is justMRS. economic~ training to be Dennis: What gets larger the AGRICULTURE BOYS are underway for the Pax- last week* She was attending would never be SENIORS? groovy." ING CLASS: covered in, the future, more you take out of it? TO GROW ton FHA Chapters to partict- her brother's wedding. - We didn't have headaches , JOEL WATSON - "lt is a real skills to find FHA Chapter President, Roger: I don't know. GARDEN pate in a number of activities on Wednesdays and Thursdays? cool school." in music and t Yvonne Adams, has announced Dennis:A hole of course, relating to these objectives", SENIORS took Senior Place- - We were first given store PAUL HOLLINGHEAD - ' sic and poe~ .drs. Baldwin concluded, ment Tests September 16 and privileges? think it is a real snazyplace." Matthews to fi: that the membership drive is Lynn Carter, Paul Cox, and The FHA membership drive 16. GOOD LUCK! - WHO?? WAS HEREIlI? DAVID CREWS - "It is a real from sports tc underway. All prospective Roger: What's green and goes James Golden have a new thing ts underway. Approxlmately60 I WONDER 1F... great school." MRS. wOO members of FHA are urged slam, slam, slam, slam7 going for their projects in Vo- members have already Joined THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK: - The prom will be a success WILFRED GARCIA - i~t is a GARDEN CLA to contact Mrs. Baldwin and Dennis: I don't know. cational Agriculture. the organlzatio~. The drive is A Smile Is A Sprinkle of Laugh- this year7How about it pay their membership dues. Roger: A four-door pickle.Projects are undertaken each expected to end within a few terl So Smile! Juniors? real nice school, I like the ships out of t PAXTON HIGH SCHOOL NEWS STAFF also colored year by the boys in order to days. Prospective members - Our rings will arrive on MR. WOOTEN - 'qL is a very whale and the su produce needed funds for F.F.A. are urged to contact Mrs. Bald- DID YOU KNOW???? time? activities and to help them gain win. - Mr. Nail was here last - The boys willgo to busy place.', read them the s HECTOR GARCIA - "It is dLf- and His Ark" al EDITOR ..................................... SANDRA HART valuable experience. These week. state? Go get 'eml! ferent, but I like to come the Rainbow storY' ASSISTANT EDITOR ...................... BARBARA HUGHES boys will plant cabbages, fur- - Cheerleader try-outs are - Mrs. Smith brought her FHA REPORTER ....................... MARILYN THOMAS nips, and collards in the school SEN 10RS TAKE still coming upl chair so she could relax on to school here." FFA REPORTER ......................... WYMAN RUSSELL garden. The foods will be ACHIEVEMENT TESTS - The Drama class isgoing Thursdays after we put the MR. J. D. WOOTEN - ',It is SPORTS REPORTER ......................... ROGER PAUL served in the school lunchroom . nice to be a teacher here GRADE NEWS ............................. DIANNE NOBLES at various times. LAST WEEK to put on a play, BOBCAT to bed? sMILEY and Paxton is a wonderful SPECIAL REPORTERS ...................... PAT NEWBORN, The vegetables which are not - It takes special talent to community in whlch to work." get'DENNIS ANP MARY ALLEN, MONTREL GEOGHAGAN, PAUL HOLLING- used in the lunchroom will be The Florida Statewide use a tape recorder! Right MRS. PEACOCK'S bulletin sv Mrs. "G."? . what di~ HEAD, DENNIS PeeLE, LEIGH THORN, MARY GRAY sold locally, the profit going to Twelfth Grade Achievement - Coach Geoghagen beat Miss boardto keepShWSa neatherandorderlydesk.Students how DenniS:fat, and gray?What's 6 feet high, Rcat say to~e, ADVISOR. ............................. MRS. IDA LOU SMITH the local F.F.A. Chapter. Test, sponsored by the Univer- Miller at climbing the tripod. Also it shows them the right Roger: I don't know. Dennis: I_ don't# ~s'i] "% istered to twenty-one Paxton Locke sings well enough to be work. seniors last week. School on T.V. talk. ~~~ ~ ~ phant complex. Guidance Counselor, Thomas - Mrs. Plttman filled in for THE SENIOR FFA boys have . sc % [ Pittman, administered the test. Miss Crawford last week. painted the shelves in the 11- $~N~%~~~" %/&l Scores are used to determine - Mary Gray likes doingcar- eligibility of high school gra- teens for the '*BOBCAT" brary. Good work, boysl ~ ii k~,,, I ~~ -- dttates to attend a st~tte sup= The Seniors are tired o~ ported four year collegeorunt- testslll You better believe itl ON "ME NU,, versify in Florida. - Wlifred Carcia can drawl The test conslstsoftwobook. - Sissy Norgar made amap JUNIOR CLASS 7 ~ Thur ay - Chicken & rice, lets, each containing test items of the thirteen colonies forhis- TO BEGIN " i ~ ~ English peas, whole cran- which measure aptitudes in En- tory class. Coil berry sauce, congealed pine- glish, Mathematics, Science, - The Home Economics room MAGAZINE SALES apple-carrot salad, peanut but- and Social Studies. "Scores has a new U. S. flag, complete ter cookies, rolls, butter, and should be available to students with 50 stars. The junior;class annual mag- 0f~ milk. after December 1,', Pittman -Paxton has 49 trophies, all azine sale will begin October 1. Friday - Tuna-fish salad, said. on display in the hall. Yea The sale will continue for two ~lV~ /~ turnips, carrot sticks, apple WHO SAID THIS? basketball playersl crisp, rolls, butter, and milk. weeks. Proceeds will be used 7 5 September Birthdays Rounle Jordan ....... 2 Glene Laird ......... 3 Mr. John E. Baldwin .... 7 Donnie Costelio ....... 8 Kelly Sexton ......... 9 Miss Crawford ....... I0 Gary Lowery ........ 12 Mrs. Powell ..... "...13 Anita Kelly ......... 15 Robin Holley ........ 18 Edsel Miller ........ 20 Mr. Campbell ........ 24 Brenda T~lder ....... 26 Kathy Prevatt ....... 27 Garry Skirv~ ......... 30 MRS. SMITH - 'q am recepi tire to Ninety cents. MRS. BALDWIN - "Now lis- ten girls, this is a lifetime assignment." MRS. CAMPBELL - "Stand as still as st~tuesl', MISS MILLER - "Quletll" MR. WAYNE WOOTEN- "What you do, do we!iF' MR. CAMPBELL- 'PSStI" MISS CRAWFORD - 'q~tter late than never." MRS. GANEY - "Good Griefl" MRS. GOOI~BY- "NOW Sen- iorsl" MRS. POWELL - "Do you un- derstand?', - Sandra Tucker is much better. - Mr~ J. D. Wooten is re- placing Mr. Daxden in Vo. Ag. classes. - "The Christlan Crusaders" are meeting again. - Everyone who heard Miss Crawford's record, "The Earth" by Rod McKuen really blew their mtndsl - Mrs. Goclsby has a new Cola clock in her room. - Mrs. Mlckeleon substituted for Mrs. Goolsby last week. SEEN AT PAXTON. - Students wearing love neck- to finance junior activities during the year, including ,the Junior-senior Prom. C]ase Sponsor, Mrs. MargaretPow- ell, announced thisweekthat the class goal for this year is $I,000. Prizes will be awarded to class members who sell the largest number of magazines. Parents, teachers, and friends of P~ton School are urged to take stock of their present mag|u~ine subscriptions and make plans to take out new subscriptions or renew old ones with the Junior class when they are contacted.