The Caddo Herald
September 16, 1921
High School Has Big Enrollment This Year
Caddo High School opened Monday with a large enrollment and much enthusiasm. Every department is almost full.
Owing to repairs having been necessary in the study hall ceiling and roof, the auditorium is being used as such until it is finished. There was never any danger to the building- the roof sagged because of insufficient bracing and this is being corrected now. It was the constructor’s mistake and he gladly made it good.
The football squad under the leadership of Prof. Early, is taking to practice every day. They have already arranged a playing schedule that promises much interest.
There is an effort being made to have a girls’ basketball team and other athletics to stimulate the efforts of the pupils.
The domestic science and art departments are admirably equipt for their work as is also the manual training for boys.
The seven, eight, beginners and fourth grade also are located in the High School so that the attendance over there is practically as large as at the Grammar School.
September 30, 1921
Too Many Holidays
State Superintendent R. H. Wilson announces that there are 27 holidays throughout the school year which should be observed by every school.
We beg to disagree with him. The passing of a certain historic day may be noted, but it should not be an occasion to dismiss school. Such days as Safety First, Fire Prevention, Columbus, Election, Statehood, Liberty, Health Crusade, Thrift Day, Lee’s Birthday, Scout Week, Lincoln’s Birthday, Arbor Day, Bird Day, Good Roads, Mother’s Day, Peace Day, all should be noted, but no school should be dismissed.
Such days as Thanksgiving, Christmas, Washington’s and Easter may deserve a holiday.
Too much money is paid for school expenses to observe all these days and it is utter folly to try to do so.