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Palestine Schools

The completed building contains nineteen class rooms, a reading room, a library room, offices for the Superintendent and the Principal, a teacher's room and a large auditorium and stage. The heating plant, plumbing equipment and lighting fixtures are all strictly modern. In the first floor corridor, four hundred, eighteen individual steel lockers are found; these afford ample space for coats, hats and other personal belongings of pupils. Sanitary drinking fountains are located on each floor. An electric alarm clock, with automatic bell system is a part of the equipment. The auditorium has a seating capacity of one thousand eight hundred on main floor, two hundred in balcony. The stage, dressing rooms, etc., are ample for any kind of public entertainment. In short, the Junior High School of Palestine, is beautiful, comfortable, commodious, and Palestine feels just pride in it.

1935-6 Directory
Bonner Frizzell, Superintendent.
M. D. Stewart, Principal—Senior High.
W. C. Wylie, Principal—Junior High.
Mrs. C. C. Averyt, Principal—Rusk School.
C. L. Day, Principal—Reagan School.
Mrs. T. S. Howard, Principal—Alamo School.
Miss Annie Cutter, Principal—Lamar School.

School Board
C. L. Kolstad, President.
H. S. Davenport, Vice President.
G. Dilley Broyles.
I. B. Hughes.
Adolph Bender.
Marion L. Boyd.
Ozie Welborn.
Bonner Frizzell, Secretary.

A Centennial History of Anderson County, Texas, 1936 by Pauline Buck Hohes.



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