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On this lot, the present location of Langston school which was formerly only for African-American children, a small log building was erected as a school building and a church. A frame building replaced this at a later date.
In funds were raised by subscription among the citizens of the town to build a better school on the same lot. This movement resulted in a brick structure of two rooms, to which two more were later added. In when the public school system was established in West Virginia this subscription school became one of the district schools of Mason County. To meet the needs of a growing population, two smaller school buildings were erected in the suburbs of the town.
These schools were discontinued inwhen a progressive Board of Education, composed of Colonel H. Tippett and Captain W. Howard opened to all the white children of Point Pleasant the present Central grade school building of eight rooms, library and office, and an extra recitation room for the High School.
In the nucleus of a library was secured and sincethrough the energy of superintendents, principals, teachers and boards of education, has been increased to volumes of carefully selected material. At an early date in history of Point Pleasant provisions were made for a high school, but the organization was not perfected until The first class of four students was graduated in Since that time there have been boys and girls graduated from the High School.
In the fall of with R. Riggs, Superintendent, and Peter H. Steenbergen, Principal of the High School, the work of the schools was re-organized, and the high school made a separate department, though occupying the same building as the grades.
In a four-year course was established for the high school with an enrollment as follows: There were nine graduates in the spring of With a superintendent and high school principal the work continued for the next three years and was established on a firm basis. Riggs continued another year, as superintendent with L. Echols became superintendent with R.
In the fall of Peter H. Steenbergen became superintendent with Bertha Steinback Mrs. Filson as high school principal, and Mary McCulloch, teacher; the work of the high school was again given change for improvement. The Board of Education consisted of Captain W. Whaley, Commissioners and Mr. The grade teachers were: A card system of keeping the records at the high school was devised, music and art were added to the curriculum, the teaching force was increased, and optional courses were offered.
The standards for graduation were raised. Inafter the resignation of Mr.
Steenbergen, plans for a building to accommodate the increased high school attendance were carried out and the cement block building in Central Grad schoolyard were erected. Here the high school was housed until the fall of when the present high school building was occupied. The plans for the present high school building were prepared and the building was begun with the following in charge of the schools: Heslop, and George P.
The building was completed with Peter H. Steenbergen, President, and C. Vance was superintendent and W. Snarr was principal of the high school. There were approximately seventy-five students enrolled in the high school, which grew slowly but steadily.
During the periodunder the leadership of Superintendent A. Stanforth and his successors, Mercer L. Williams and Peter H. Steenbergen the high school enrollment was very materially increased until practically every magisterial district in the county was represented by from two to fifty six students.
The largest enrollment was in the year Special attention was given to the library and the services of Miss Emma Clark were secured as full-time librarian in While the library is not large 2, the material has been very carefully selected. The Dewey Decimal library system is used. In the spring of an excellent gymnasium was ready for use.
It was built through the cooperation of Mrs. It was paid for in the course of five years through rentals. The work was done under the advice of the Attorney General of West Virginia. The first cottage for the use of Domestic Science to be constructed in West Virginia was opened at Point Pleasant in The cottage was built and equipped with the idea of placing the work in Domestic Science and Art under conditions as similar to the house surroundings as possible.
The work is organized under the provisions of the Smith-Hughes Act. Point Pleasant High School has a highly developed co-curricular program. The Literary Societies have the oldest history of any activity in this field.
Filsonand Neida Bowyer Mrs. In the Irving Literary Society was divided into two smaller societies, the Athenian and the Olympian, as it was felt that friendly rivalry was necessary to secure the best results in literary work.
The activities of the literary societies, which have been under the supervision of Miss Mary McCulloch for a period of thirty years, have won for the school the following honors in state contest work.
Stough second place in an essay was won by Theresa Dower Mrs.Foster Middle School Track Meet 2014-03-20
Lloyd Jones third place in oration won by Mabel Shaw Mrs. Bartlett second place in extemporaneous speech was won by Ada Barnett Mrs. Stough first place in oration was won by Stephen K. Vaught first place in debate was won by Ada Barnett Mrs. Stough first place in debate was won by Stephen K. Vaught first place in oration was won by Nedra Wilhelm Mrs.
Jones first place in extemporaneous speech was won by George A.
Wilson in the district contest. Wilson second place in extemporaneous speech was won by Jack C. Burdette second place in extemporaneous speech was won by Jack C. Burdette first place in the district contest was won by Nedra Wilhelm Mrs. Jones The Girl Reserves form a most active organization in the high school under the leadership of Miss Phyllis Brownell.
The Hi-Y Club, which is supervised by Mr. Powell, takes an active part in school activities. This club, with the help of the senior class and the radio fund, has presented the school with the red velvet curtain and the gray cyclorama that adorn the stage. The purpose of the Speech Club, which was organized inis to promote the work of the school in the State Literary contests.
Under the direction of Miss Edith Jordan the club has won first place in the state contest at Morgantown, Peggy McCulloch having first in essay. Edith Kenny and Elaine Burdette won two first places in debate in the district contest held at Huntington. The Thespian Society, directed by Miss Jordan, is an honorary national dramatic organization. It participates in the one-act play contest each year and has won: From to the school had a well-organized and well-directed band and orchestra conducted by Mr.
After several years intermission we again have a band conducted by Mr. Vanover, which is beginning to make public appearances. From to Miss Charlotte Johnson supervised music in Point Pleasant Public Schools, sponsoring two glee club meetings in the high school and presenting many enjoyable concerts and operettas. This work was discontinued because of lack of funds. The Music Club, directed by Mr. Powell, has had a representative in all the all-state orchestras of the SEA and for the third consecutive year has won recognition in the State Federation of Music Club Contests.
Fifty thousand papers representing work of students from every other state in the Union were sent to Washington to be graded. These were the only West Virginia students who received recognition in the contest. The names of these winners were read at the Yorktown Continental Celebration.
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Both boys and girls, under the excellent training of Miss Elizabeth Franklin and Mr. Isaac Lewis, have highly developed program of interscholastic and intramural sports. The games develop good sportsmanship and the spirit of friendly competition, which are needed in school life as well as in later life. Intramural athletes serve as recreational period during the noon hour and after school. In this, boys and girls who are not able to take part in inter-scholastic events, gain valuable recreation and perhaps even become interested in trying out for the inter-scholastic teams.
Athletics, such as football, baseball, tennis, wrestling, boxing, and track have long been a part of the co-curricular activities and have been conducted by such able instructors as Leidig, Williams, Law, Van Meter, Hickman, Martin, Harrick and Lewis. In the High School was runner-up for the state championship in basketball and that same year the team went to Chicago. In the school had an excellent basketball team, winning the sectional tournament held here, and being runner-up at the regional tournament held in Huntington.
Brumfield was a first team all-state selection and team captain inand also guided Point to a pair of Pioneer Conference titles in and Leah Eddy An time varsity letterwinner from with the Lady Knights, Leah Eddy Famosa was a four-time letterwinner in both soccer and tennis while also earning three letters in basketball.
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Eddy was the Class AA-A third singles state champion in tennis in and was also a two-time first team all-state honoree in girls soccer in Anthony Jeffers A seven-time varsity letterwinner fromJeffers was a two-time state champion in wrestling. Jeffers won all-state honors three times in wrestling and still holds the school record for most wins in a season 53wins in a career and matches in a career Jeffers is also the only Big Black in school history to be named the Most Outstanding Wrestler at the state meet.
Jeffers also lettered three times in football and was named All-Cardinal Conference in Liberatore placed third at the state meet her senior season after winning the Pioneer Athletic Conference title and finishing as regional runner-up that same year. Liberatore was a top national prospect in the under category during her time at PPHS. McCormick has coach youth baseball, wrestling and football, and has also served as president of the youth football league for eight years.
McCormick has also served as a middle school coach in football and wrestling, as well as being an assistant on varsity baseball, football and track teams over the years, McCormick has also been an active member of the Football Boosters for over 25 years. A recipient of the Jim White Golden Shoe Award, Moore was also voted special honorable mention in the All-Southern Conference for his efforts on both offense and defense.
Moore went on to graduate from Marshall and recently retired after 42 years of service with both Holzer Health Systems and the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center. A 1,point career scorer in basketball, Nibert was a four-year starter that was named to the All-SEOAL team as a sophomore and was an all-state recipient during her senior season.