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Page Six THE QUODDY TIDES, Eastport, Maine 27 December, 19eml SCHOOL NEWS On Thursday, Dec. 19, the music de- partment of S.MH.S. presented a concert, "Christmas Greetings" for the enjoyment of the public. During the program, Mrs. Brown, the music director, was presented a Christmas plant in appreciation for her time and effort by band president Betty Humphries. Friday, the 20th was a busy day at Shead. Students were naturally excited about the closing of school for Christmas vacation. In the afternoon the National Honor Society and fellow students pre- sented a Christmas Assembly which was highly amusing and entertaining. There was a simulated version of a television- show, including an updated production of "The Night Before Christmas" and a live, unrehearsed broadcast from the North Pole. The program concluded with a mu- sical selection by Vina Ramsdell and a Christmas reading by William Altvater. Others taking part in the program were Tom Baxter, Lorraine MacNichol, David Ray, Beverly Newman, Philip Mathews, Karen Bishop, Jo Ann Ray, Frances Mil- iano, Ken Moholland, Bill Dougherty, Betty Humphries, Reid Gray, and Bob Burr. Principal, Gene Wilbur, has announced that three Shead students have been cho- sen as Outstanding Teenagers of America by the Outstanding Americans Founda- tion. Teenagers are chosen on the basis of ability, accomplishment, and service. Those commended were Betty Humph- ries, Bob Burr, and Frances Miliano. The Senior Class has presented the stu- dent body with a new grill for the conces- sion stand in the auditorium. This will be used to cook the hot dogs at the home basketball games. Grand Manan Versus McAdam "On November 29th the McAdam girls were defeated by the Breaketts. Everyone could tell that it was to be Grand Manan's victory all the way. The final score was 69-46. The following day was the Breaketts off to Black's Harbour and to St. George. These games turned out to be very unfortunate for our girls But, they made a comeback at home on December 6th, against St. George which ended with a score of 58-34. SHEAD SPORTS Since the last edition of the "Tides," The Tigers have been defeated twice-by Sumner and by Jonesport-Beals. Both teams held a large margin throughout the games. The Shead Tigers gained their first win of the season on Friday, December 20, in a game with Lubec. The Hornets had a 3 point lead at the end of the first quarter but Eastport took over and remained on top throughout the game. The final score was 64-46. High scorer for the Tigers was Reid Gray with 21 points. Shead's J.V. team have really given a fine showing thus far in the season. They have been defeated only once, by Sumner. These boys have really done some hustling this year. Don't forget the game, Saturday, the 28th, when the Alumni will play Shead's Varsity. The Tigrettes will also be playing. Remember the Varsity Club is still selling fire extinguishers. If interested in purchasing one, contact any player or cheerleader. BASKETBALL SCHEDULE GRAND MANAN SCHOOL NOTES We were delighted to receive the "Grand Manan School Post"-a news- paper published by and for the 600 stu- dents on Grand Manan. It is published monthly during the school year, and the Editor-in-chief is Robert Griffin. The following notes are excerpts from their very attractively printed Dec- ember 1968 issue. "Last year the students of G. M. H. S. undertook to support an orphan from Viet Nam, through the Foster Parents Plan. The name of their orphan is Ngu- yen Van Nam." Grand Manan Sports "Action Again" On November 29th the McAdam teams visited Grand Manan. It was the Breakers game all the way. The final score was 81-50. The next day the Break- ers travelled to Black's to have a game there and then one at St. George. The Breakers also won at Blacks with a score of 46-40. Following the game the team was taken to St. George where they fell. The score was 63-42. The Breakers played hard in all the games." Fri. Jan. 3 Sumner at Lubec Sat. Jan. 4. Lubec at Narraguagus Fri. Jan. 10 Lubec at Washington Academy Sat. Jan. 11 Pittsfield at Lubec Tues. Jan. 14 Woodland at Lubec Fri. Jan. 17 Calais at Lubec Fri. Jan. 24 Lubec at Machais Sat. Jan. 25 Lubec at Sumner Fri. Jan. 31 Lubec at Jonesport Sat. Feb. 1 Eastport at Lubec Fri. Feb. 7 Narraguagus at Lubec V.F.W. meets EASTPORT-December 18, 1968- Ralph A. Ray Post No. 558 Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, in reg- ular convention, voted to turn over $1 O0 to the holiday party committee chair- man, Kenneth J. Leighton, for celebration expenses. Welcomed and obligated new member Vincent M. Lodge, Jr.; voted to pay outstanding bills, and set the next regular convention for January 15, 1969 due to the first meeting night falling on the evening of New Year's Day. Plans were laid for a February 19, 1969 "George Washington's Birthday" supper and to invite the local Voice of Democ- racy contest winner, Miss Joyce Clukey. Also, it was planned prior to the supper, "1D 't: C 'Drx / ; '('/[l;t' t.J])ri)']'-Y-" at a date and time to be announced i^ ^ i . A../ mll,-  shortly, that Miss Clukey will be present- I-'A [ .  :' .-  --ed her cash prize for the participation in lll- l..u .=. L)  IN_ : !, -x N   the local event. Her entry has now gone 1 7" . A ', 4 / forward for judging at the District and / t  X , ( .f    .' - .... ;  :.A Department levels. Should it be chosen F) E - t) ,. k 'I z for Department and later Regional elim- :A  ll T 7 D. CZY. . _'-  ( 1. mations there are substantial cash schol- !:i: scheduled December 21st. Holiday nswe' to Dee13 ouzzle geetings from the Post! .... , '+w: PrrZZL . by lobert Across French Down Mar was n D ig c to l }lic t le fr ! Cra !, ln ;Ve a r. |ga tess - UP1 Anl Ehu ull m Is he ihis, t and ! 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According to obello "Answer in next issue "Quoddy Ti 4t; I th Girl Scout notes t. last The Perry Brownie troop visited the Peavey Memorial Library in Eastport on Dec. 7, where the librarian, Mrs. William Sleight, showed them the books available for children and played some of the rec- ords in the library. The Perry Junior troop held a Court of Awards on Dec. 12th. At their last meet- ing they made tray cards for the patients at the Eastport Memorial Hospital. The Eastport Brownie troop held a Christmas party at their meeting place in the V.F.W. Hall, with parents and troop committee members as invited guests. The Eastport Junior troop visited an Eastport Boarding home before Christ- The Eastport Cadette troop is knittinSV n" tra an afghan to give to the Eastport Memo/," . Hospital. no r The Eastport Senior troop has made d r Community Bulletin Board which is dis- d n played in the windows of Minctons ford n store, and contains posters and notes of d n forthcoming events in town. n ap,, All of the Eastport Girl Scouts went !titt carolling at the Eastport Memorial Hos- tnd pital on Christmas Eve. - . laas The Lubec Junior troop has electea patrol leaders and other officers for theft n tl troop, and have been selling Girl Scout ann calendars to raise money for troop pro- ,--- jects. This month they made wreaths for mas and sang carols for them. patients at the Ocean View Nursing Outstanding teenagers At an all-school assembly held Friday, December 20, at the Municipal Auditor- ium, three Shead Memorial High School seniors were designated Outstanding Teenagers of America for 1969 by the Outstanding Americans Foundation. They are Robert Burr, Betty Humphries and Frances Miliano. A nonprofit foundation dedicated to honoring, inspiring, and encouraging young people to take full advantage of the opportunities in America, the Out- standing Americans Foundation sponsors this program on an annual basis. The recipients of this honor were se- lected on the basis of ability and ach- ievement. They will compete with other winners in Maine for the Governor's Trophy, which is awarded annually to the most outstanding teenager from each state. Mr. John Putman, President of the Foundation, has said it is the goal of this program "to recognize and encourage the ability and achievements of today's young people. They are America's lead- ers of tomorrow."