Calgary Herald

1953-06-03 Page 31



Children Give Program
Brooks H.S.A. Installs Executive Officers

(By Herald Correspondent)
BROOKS-- Installation ceremonies were conducted by Alvin E. Kunst at the final H.S.A. meeting, held at the Brooks high school Thursday evening, when a capacity attendance of members was present. The slate of officers and executive members was accepted as presented by the nominating committee, which included: Mrs. Sam Alberts; Mrs. J. E. Eskestrand, and Mrs. Jeffrey Philpott.
New officers are: Mrs. O. P. Larson, president; Michael Roth, 1st vice-president; Mrs. Jeffrey Philpott, 2nd vice-president; Miss Orelee Marzolf, recording secretary; Mrs. Dorothy Meggitt, corresponding secretary; Mrs. C. H. Powlett, treasurer.
MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE: Mrs. George Wilson, Mrs. J. E. Eskestrand, Mrs. Ben Heinrich.
Program committee: Mrs. Ruby MacMillan, Mrs. Peter Keller, Mrs. Andrew Airth, Mrs. Robert Baxter, and Barry Munro.
Social committee: Mrs. Milo Witting, Mrs. A. M. Florence, Mrs. Harry Marquardt, and Michael Roth.
Ways and Means committee: Mrs. Sam Alberts, Mrs. Walter Ward, and Albert Schindeler, immediate past-president.
MRS. SAM ALBERTS of the community of One Tree, about 8 miles north-east of Brooks, gave a talk on the Health and Recreation Leadership School for both children and adults, conducted in that district during the past year by Mrs. Pauline Alberts. Children from this Recreation School have participated in concerts, fashion shows, and square-dance jamborees, held in Brooks, and also in entertainments staged at Duchess.
A group of these young dancers, some of pre-school age, then presented the following program:
SQUARE DANCE, "Marching Through Georgia", Caller, Vera Clarke; Dancers, Betty Alberts, Jocky Airth, Valerie Yuill, Merle Houseman, Phyllis Airth, Jimmie Toplensky, Kathleen Houseman, Gary Meador.
Solo Tap Dance by three year old Mary Alberts.
Boys' Tap Dance by Aza Senecal, Gary Meador, Merle Houseman, Jimmie and Johnny Toplensky.
Solo Tap Dance by Vera Clarke.
DISPLAY of Tumbling by Valerie Yuill.
Song and Dance number, Vera Clarke, Yvonne Christensen, Phyllis Airth, Kathleen Houseman, Betty Alberts, Judy Yuill, Elizabeth Merchak, Johnny Toplensky, Aza Senecal.
Members of Mrs. E. M. Finlayson's Home Economics classes modeled wearing apparel, made by the students, including skirts, blouses, dresses and lounging pyjamas. Miss Lillian Wiedemann was commentator, and Miss Cynthia Nelson, pianist.
"THE WITCHES' Cavern," a health play was also presented by the following Brooks home economics students-- Kathleen Cole, Connie Robinson, Anna-Mae Florence, Eileen Emde, Jean Zulak, Donna-Jean Wilkie, Donna Hoadley.
Mrs. Fred Sanderson reported on the Home and School convention, held in Edmonton in May which she attended as a delegate. She reported that a request had been made to hold the next Southern Alberta regional conference in Brooks. A committee will appointed by the executive to decide this matter.
IT WAS ANNOUNCED that the annual Home and School tea in honor of the graduating class will be held on June 8 in the United Church parlors. A C.P.R. safety program for children will be held early the same afternoon in the Elk's hall.
A. P. Schindeler, president, reported that the town council has granted $200 to the H.S.A. to help defray the costs of playground supervision during the coming summer. Miss Marilyn Martin has been appointed to attend the playground supervision course at Red Deer.
Miss Olga Nilsson's Grade V room won the attendance award of $2.
PARENTS inspected an imposing display of handwork and sewing, done in the Home Economics classes, and also a most professional exhibition of work done in the shop classes of  Robert Pearce. Woodwork included tables of every sort, book-cases, desks, lamps, trays, dog-houses, gun, key and tie racks, inlaid nut bowls.
Displays were also arranged in house-wiring, drafting, sheet metal work, and electrical demonstrations.

Extracted by J. Kynman 2014-11-06