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IMAGE ©SMALLTOWNPAPERS, INC. ALL CONTENT COPYRIGHTED• ALL RIGHTS RESERVED• USE SUBJECT TO LICENSE AGREEMENT. REPRODUCTION, DISSEMINATION, STORAGE, DISTRIBUTION PROHIBITED. Page The Florala News- Thursday, eve•be iWi I il' I The m • • I I ~ I I I I I Teacher Of The Week Mrs. Clara Pittman The teacher of the week is Mrs. Clara Pitt•an. She stands 5 feet and 3 inches tall, her eyes are hazel and her hair is brown. Her favorite food is shrimp. 'Mrs. Pitt•an is a graduate of Auburn University where she majored in Home Economics. Now she is the Home Economics teacher who teaches first, second, third and fourth year students. She has taught at Florala High School for four years and two years at Jacksonville State University. Mrs. Pittman is married to Thomas Pittman and they have a son, Philip Alan Pittman, Her favorite person is her charming husband. When asked what she likes to do most, she replied, "l enjoy the beauty of nature and l share it with my son. I also enjoy using everyday things that make me feel creative. We all love and enjoy being around Mrs. Pittman and wish her the best of luck in everything. Serrena Orndorff Named Co-ed Correspondent Miss Serrena Orndorff, 16, of 10 Kickappo Street, Lockhart, has been named Co-ed Correspondent for the 1976-77 school year, according to an announcement by Kathy Gogick, editor of Co-Ed Magazine. Co-Ed, published nationally by Scholastic Mag- azines, Inc., for home economics students, contains features on personal develop- ment, careers and consumer awareness as well as the latest trends in fashion, food, beauty and home furnishings. Thanksgiving has arrived It's that time of year It's time to get out the turkey and dressing For our loved ones are here. A time where lots of hunting will begin A home lacking the company of father and son. Maybe a huge Gobbler big enough for fifty people to eat. Most of all though Thank- giving is for "thanking" the good Lord Above for giving us all these good things topped with His love. Mis~ Orndorff, daughter of Mrs. Alice Orndorff, is a sophomore at Florala High School. She was appointed Correspondent by Mrs, Clara Pitt•an, her home economics teacher. Selected for the qualities of leadership and enthusiasm for home economics, Miss Orndorff will serve as Jumor adviser to CO-ED editors. Like the other Co-ed Correspon- dents throughout the United States and Canada, she will keep the editors informed of activities at her school. WHAT IT TAKES TO WRITE A NEWSPAPER ARTICLE Writing an article for the paper involves many complex intellectual processes. First the editor must contrive an arti'cle for the newspaper staff• Then he must post the assignments on Thursday of every week. All articles are turned in to Mrs. Pal•ore by Tuesday. She corrects them and g!ves them to Mrs. Holmes, who either okays the articles or denies them. As you can see, writing for the paper is not easy. Singer Sewing Machines and Vaccum Cleaners. Sales and Service. New and Used. For service or information, call or visit Paxton Fabrics, 834-2922, or write P. O. Box 1101, Paxton, Florida 32538 The Singer Company I ALL MAKES AND MODELS I SALES AND SERVICE TELEVISION - STEREO - RADIO ANTENNAS INSTALLED 858-644 | Open Men. - Sst~- 8 A.M. - 5 !. V E. 5th Ave. Authorized to service Philco, Admiral, Truetone / SENIOR SPOTLIGHT I II I Band Calendar Sales The band has just recently completed a successful calen- dar sale. This project consisted of Birthday Calendars and also included, the purchase of listing of club meetings, MADONNA MATT birthdays, anniversaries, and many other useful items. This SUE calendar also includes aHUTCHESON BRADLEY colored picture of the award winning Wildcat Band, which This weeks senior of the This weeks senior spotlight makes the calendar wortfi week is Madonna Sue shines on the one and only much more to you. We would Hutcheson. She is a very Matt Bradley. He is 6 feet and !ike to congratulate the band attractive and bright senior. 4 inches tall, has brown hair on a job well done and thank Her zodiac sign is Leo.and green eyes. each of you who bought Madonnais a member of the Matt plays a very important listings and calendars and Future Homemakers of Amy- part on the Wildcat football merchants who purchased ads. rica of which she is a team. He has played tackle for Mini-Chapter officer. She is three years. He enjoys A also on the Office Staff. hunting, fishing and playing Madonna, as you may football. He also enjoys eating LAUGHING remember, was this year's shrimp andoysters. Homecoming Queen. When asked about his plans Madonna's favorite color is for the future, he said that he MATTER baby blue and her other was going to try to go to iaastime is cooking something college and become a forester. There's a lot of laughs in good to eat. Her favorite group The students and faculty wish studying Shakespeare. The is K.C. and the Sunshine Band him loads of luck in life. third period college-prep and favorite song is "Closer to. , . English class, which consists You". Madonna says that her : of seniors, overflows with joy favorite teacher has always ,~_~e,f~_j~ ~OlTo~ ~~~'~-,~~==" just at the mere mention of the been Mrs. Holmes. word Shakespeare. After finishing FHS she " j'~a,-, Writing essays, reading plans to attend a business '--- poems and plays, listening to c°llege•" Her m°tt° is "Life is a : J O~~~ ~5~c~.~ lectures and studying the picture, paint it well."" , ~' background of Shakespeare We wish the very best toI1~~ really brings a twinkle to the Madonna and hope that she eye and an ear-to-ear smile to gets the best out of life. We at the mouth. FHS have enjoyed knowingIf we didn't have plastics, The most exciting parts of her and will never forget her. about 40 million acres of agri- studying Shakespeare are the cultural land would be need- TESTS. These are a big event ed to grow enough cotton to because they cause each replace the 20 billion pounds senior to roll in their chairs ~ ~ofze_ "...~- of synthetics now manufac- withlaughter• Then when they ~~ tured each year. And, only one percent of America's see their test grade they laugh petroleum is converted into so much that they cry. plastics used for thousands of If you are down in the products--including 70 per- dumps you need not be cent of America's fibers. because studying Shakespeare fills you with glee. Roast the seeds of squash and Don't be fooled by this pumpkin for an enjoyable article, because it's really a nibble. hilarious joke. FFA Orange Sales Once again the Florala Future Farmers and Vo-Ag classes have topped the previous years total in orange sales. This years totals were outstanding with 497 boxes being sold at a total income of over $3,000. The top salesman was Wesley Laird with 41 ~/2 boxes. Robert Lindsey was second high salesman. These two epito'~nize the effort of the whole group in topping last year's total. The money raised will be used to finance the Parent-Son Banquet, hamburger suppers, and other activities the FFA has planned for this 2tear. The full support and cooperation that the Future Farmers received from the community and surrounding area was greatly appreciated. Popeye. Fat Albert. Donald] Duck. Those are just a few of the cartoon and comic strip characters students and fa- culty members saw in school Wednesday, November 10. New FHA members who paid dues had to go through the informal initiation, dressed as cartoon on comic strip characters• Five dollars was given to the best looking and funniest character• Second and third places were given also. Angelia Lewis portraying Fat Albert won first place, with Jill Evans as Donald Duck with second place, and Deidra Harrison as Speedy Gonqalez won third place• Formal initiation was Mon- day night. November 15. at 6:30 with a short candlelight ceremony for the members who had joined for the first time in the Future Homema- kers of America. Each new member was given a pin which says FHA rookie. After the ceremony, re- freshmen ts were served to the members and their guests. The latest U.S. census showed there were about 1,264,000 high school stu- dents in the state of Penn- sylvania• About 250,000 of them take vocational training through a state-assisted pro- gram to provide work skills for Pennsylvanians. Results Of The Enterprise Contest The results of the Enterprise excellent, and the Band were excellent. The received a 2-1-2 for a majorettes received a one - excellent. superior, the color guard The entire band was! received a one - superior, the pier, sod at these drum major, two plus they hope for all l's excellent, the drum line, 2 - contest at Valdosta, Camel's hair brushes are never made of camel's hair, usually from the tails of squirrels! Danny Harrison Phone: 858-3745 David Phone: JUST BETWEEN YOU AND ME. Personal contact is what it's all about. When you buy a Liberty National lnstirance Policy, you'll see the agent who sold it to you every now and then. He'll call or drop by to see you. Ask if you have any problems or questions you'd like to talk over. You'll get lots of personal attention. And that's pretty rare these days. In an age when so many things are cold and impersonal, Liberty National still manages to do business on a very personal basis. One-to-one. LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY Florala, Aid. (