As reported in The Columbia News 44 years ago on Thursday, April 12, 1956.
Evans has best soil
Evans students were winners of a soil judging contest on Thursday, April 5. The judges were from the Little River Soil Conservation District.
Junior and Senior F.F.A. and 4-H Club boys from the five high school in the district participated.
About 75 boys from Warrenton, Thomson, Dearing, Evans and Harlem High Schools met at White Oak Camp Road where they were given a tour of the pits that were dug at various locations.
After the tour, Evans was awarded the grand prize of a portable ice box. Evans earned the highest average score with a 214 out of a possible 240.
Cub Scout Tour
Appling Cub Scout Troop 1 took a tour of Channel 6 in Augusta on Monday.
The troop were guests of Sheriff John and had the pleasure of meeting the local personnel of the station and of seeing how the news station works.
Each scout was given a pack of chewing gum and encouraged to chew it all at once which they did and established a record score of "Good."
Registration for first grade begins
Registration for all beginning first graders for the 1956-57 school year will be held in the 1st grade rooms at the Harlem School on Monday, April 16 at 9:10 a.m.
All children who will be six years of age before January 1, 1957 should register on Monday in order to insure the proper arrangements are made.
All children are required to bring a brith certificate with them as well as a complete immunization record.
Harlem wins Class C at District Meet
On Friday, April 6, there was universal rejoicing when Harlem High School came home winners in the category of Class C school.
The award means that for the past five years the school has won the literary cups and for the past three years has won first place.
This is believed to be the most commendable record for the individual students and for their instructors.
The Harlem School district and the entire county has every reason to be proud of this showing.
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