HISTORY PMSS Summary 1970-1971

Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 04: HISTORIES
1937-2000 HISTORY PMSS Summaries

HISTORY PMSS Summary 1970-1971

Tags: History PMSS summary 1970-1971, staff members, events, planning committees, Environmental Education, school consolidation

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History of the Pine Mountain Settlement School

Staff Members:

Alvin Boggs, Recreation and Community Worker
Matthew Boggs, Night Watchman
Lucile Boggs, Laurel House
Ruth Boggs, Supervisor of Laurel House and Guest House
Asbel Browning, Maintenance
Lorraine Browning, Instructional Aide
Marianna Conley, Bookkeeper and Secretary
Vernon Conley, 8th Grade Teacher, Head Teacher, Counsellor
Fern Cornett, Laurel House
Jess Cornett, Maintenance
Sandra Hansel, Teacher 6th & 7th Grades
Alice Harris, Laurel House
Polly Harris, Laurel House
Gilbert Lewis, Maintenance
Omer Lewis, Maintenance
Mildred Mahoney, Teacher, Kindergarten
Ethel Middleton, Laurel House
Edna Patterson, Kindergarten Aide
Jess Patterson, Maintenance
Mary Rogers, Volunteer Librarian
Alice Turner, Laurel House
Brit Wilder, Maintenance Supervisor & Farm Manager
Ella Wilder, Office Receptionist
Mildred Wilder, Laurel House
Mary Wilson, Teacher, 1st & 2nd Grades
Joyce Wooten, Teacher 5th & 6th Grades
Betty Yeary, Teacher 3rd & 4th Grades
Burton Rogers, Director

Traditional Events:

Community Fair, Nativity Play, Weekly community Folk Dance parties.

Other Events:

Planning committees of staff and board considered plans for Pine Mountain’s future. By March, staff and trustees had agreed on an Environmental Education program.

The elementary school program was scheduled to move to a consolidated school under construction at Green Hills (Bledsoe). (Note: Moving preparations were completed, as outlined, at the close of Spring, 1971, classes. Moving didn’t actually…

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…take place until January 25, 1972.)

The plan for the future was for PMSS to have 4 main departments, in full cooperation with each other, under the coordination of the Director: Community work (Alvin Boggs, Coordinator), Maintenance and Farm (Brit Wilder, Coordinator), Coordination with the public schools (Vernon Conley, Coordinator), New Program (__, Coordinator).

The deaths of former Director, H. R. S. Benjamin, and Trustee, Robert Shepherd, were reported.

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