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BLAST FROM THE PAST Huron County schools expect record enrollment

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 29, 2015 at 12:53 PM

SEPT. 1, 1960

The top stories in the Reflector-Herald on this date 47 years ago:

Public, parochial

schools here expect

record enrollment

Although the annual back-to-class trek for more than 5,000 pupils in Huron County area schools is due to get under way Tuesday morning, for the 3,700 youngsters in Norwalk's exploding public and parochial school population there will be one more day of freedom.

Local school authorities report everything in readiness for the opening of the new school year. Enrollment in Norwalk High School and Junior High is expected to top the 1,000 mark for the first time in its history, according to James Ross, principal. The grade schools will have more than 1,500 pupils, including nearly 300 in kindergarten.

The Rev. Arthur Badger, principal of St. Paul's school, reports that 254 students are expected in the high school and 850 in the grade school for a total population of more than 1,100 pupils.

St. Mary's school, according to the Rev. Thomas Reynolds, parish pastor, will have 105 pupils in attendance.

Al's Cab - 1960 Pre-Teen League Champions

Al's Cab, Pre-Teen League team, wrapped up the loop flag early this season as they marched to a 13-3 mark on the strength of pitcher Tom Penrose (12-1) and the hitting of league batting champ Ron Shankman (.550). Team members pictured included John Amato, Larry Seck, Jim McLaughlin, Ron Shankman, Tom Penrose, Bob Ewell, John Obringer, Pat Duble, Wendell Hancock, Mike Iele, Chuck Amato, Manager Jim Kovacs, Bob Penrose, Denny Marion and Steve Ewell. The two batboys were Chris Amato and Jeff Kovacs.

Couple to repeat

nuptial vows on their

silver anniversary

Tomorrow will be the 25th anniversary of the marriage of the former Miss Alberta White of Parkersburg, W.Va., and Mr. Richard Joseph Boose of Norwalk.

The couple will repeat their nuptial vows at an 8 a.m. anniversary mass tomorrow at St. Paul's Catholic Church, at which the Rev. George Jaeger will officiate.

Th Booses have two children, Barbara, 23, and Richard, 16, both at home.

Mr. Boose is employed as supervisor of accident control by the Norwalk Truck Lines, Inc.

Compiled by Andy Prutsok

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