AHS Archive May 2, 1969 @AHSGoldenEagles AHS Eagles Mascot & It’s Your Thing http://bit.ly/RshswK @TheRealRonIsley

Another one for the AHS Archive.  A little history on the AHS Eagle Mascot going back to 1969.

El Paso Herald-Post. “Andress High Acquires New Mascot.” El Paso Herald-Post 2 May 1969. Newspaper Archive. Section A, p. 8. Web.

Other stories on the page include an announcement of a poetry reading by Dr. Martin Shockley, English professor from North Texas State University at the Wiggins Room of U.T. El Paso, Ysleta High School unior Carol Jean Hodges travel to Australia as part of the Rotary Club Exchange System, an Andress Senior Banquet with the theme ‘An Evening of Television’ at the Empire Club at Gillespie’s Steak house (theme a satire on various television programs including Ironside and Mod Squad, Andrea E. Cowherd of El Paso wins Polvonite Scholarship (one of 11 high school seniors in the country to receive $15,000 in college scholarship), Andress High ROTC places in a Ft. Bliss drill meet, student Tim Burek of Burges High School receives certificates from NASA and the Army for his hover-craft science project, Ysleta’s Carol Werthmann travels to Beaumont to attend the Texas Music Teachers Association (on music Carol states, “I like music of all kinds.  It provides great enjoyment and it’s a great way to relax.”), Homemaking class starts at Jefferson High (consisting of six units, Food for the Family, Child Care and Development, Personality Improvement, and Family Adjustment, Clothing the Family, Managing and Furnishing a Home, First Aid and Home Care of the Sick), El Paso High announces editors for the Spur yearbook, Top 10 single pop records on Billboard include the 5th Dimension ((Aquarius Let the Sun Shine In)), ((It’s Your Thing)) by the Isley Brothers, and tracks from The Cowsills, The Ventures, Blood Sweat & Tears, Booker T & the MGs, Tommy James & the Shondells, Simon and Carfunkel, Donovan, and The Beatles.  This page was published every Friday by El Paso Herald Post school students for the interest of teenagers in El Paso and Valley homes.

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