The Winslow Centennial Committee and Winslow Historical Society will continue celebrating the city’s history with Readin’, Writin’ and ‘Rithmetic, scheduled from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, at the Win-slow Visitors Center/Hubbell Trading Post, located at 523 W. Second St. Former teachers and students from various Winslow schools will discuss the history of education from the city’s earliest days through the present.
Committee Chair Barbara Arthur will describe the early development of Winslow’s educational system, starting with the first school built in 1887. Then a brief history of each local school will be presented by a for-mer teacher from that school, including Bonnie Brennan Elementary School (Glena Black), Jefferson Elemen-tary School (Pat Ceballos), Washington Elementary School (Carol Hairrel), Winslow Junior High School (Helen Jane Pollard), St. Joseph Catholic School (Karen Smith) and the Emmons/Indian Dorm (Phyllis Han-nah), among others. A former teacher and a former student will bring artifacts from Winslow High School events, a scrapbook of images from 1954 through 1967, and copies of The Bulldog Barks. There will also be opportunities for attendees to share, and some surprising facts may be revealed!
Second Saturdays in Winslow is a year-long series of programs that explore Winslow’s diverse history in celebration of the Arizona State Centennial on Feb. 14, 2012. Go online to www.OldTrailsMuseum.org for the latest exhibit and program information.