The Bullitt County History Museum

1937 Lebanon Junction High School Annual - Page 27

The L. J. News Staff

Sponsor - W. C. Shultz

Fred Bryant, Editor-in-Chief
Mary Durham, Associate Editor
J. L. Thompson, Business Manager
Burlyn Pike, Sports Editor
Marvin Bryant, Joke Editor
Jessye Lee Shearer, Society Editor

CLASS REPORTERS

Senior Class - Naomi Perkins
Junior Class - Naomi Harned
Sophomore Class - Dorothy Magruder
Freshmen Class - Bill Jackson
Eighth Grade - Elmer Bryant, Jr.
Seventh Grade - Wanda Lois Hall

The School Newspaper

The first of February, 1936, marked the first edition of a school paper which was printed on a hectograph by two Freshmen, Billy Samuels and Burlyn Pike. The enterprise was started as a class paper. but by the end of the third edition, it grew into a school paper with a news staff and faculty sponsor. Under the leadership of Mr. Newton, the faculty sponsor, the paper proved to be a success and a very worthy extra-curricular activity.

At the beginning of this school year a news staff was selected from students interested in newspaper work, and Mr. Shultz took over the responsibility of faculty sponsor. During the year six editions were published. The paper consists of news about the school, and it serves as a means of motivating composition work. It helps to create a better school morale by giving the public the facts about the school. The paper this year has been published on a memograph machine.


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The Bullitt County History Museum, a service of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is located in the county courthouse at 300 South Buckman Street (Highway 61) in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. The museum, along with its research room, is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday. Admission is free. The museum, as part of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization and is classified as a 509(a)2 public charity. Contributions and bequests are deductible under section 2055, 2106, or 2522 of the Internal Revenue Code. Page last modified: 12 Sep 2017 . Page URL: bullittcountyhistory.org/lj1937annual/p27.html