A Brilliant Record

February 22, 1902


The Planet praises the 5th grammar grade of Baker School for having perfect attendance, with no lates, for 17 ½ weeks straight, and for performing well on examinations. They were rewarded with cake and cream at the teacher’s home.


Fifth Grammar Grade Still Leads.

The 5th Grammar Grade of Baker School, Miss. M. L. Chiles, teacher, for excellence in attendance and scholarship still leads Baker School.
The record is 100 per cent in attendance for 17 weeks and 4 days and none tardy during the term.
In the examination just ended the class made 93 per cent in Arithmetic, and 91 percent in Grammar with a general average of 91 per cent for the school.
Twelve First Honors (above 90 per cent) and six Second Honors (above 80 per cent.) Every pupil promoted with an honor.
The class was served with cream and cake at the residence of the teacher, Friday, Feb- 14th, 1902 and enjoyed the compliment.
The teacher and pupils may well feel proud of the work accomplished this session. The following were the pupils:
Edna Debbress, Hattie Fisher, Eva Graham, Kate Holmes, Alberta Hughes, Addie Lemas, Lucy Lewis, Belle Morris, Sarah Minor, Mary B. Payne, Mary Quarles, Virginia Wilder, Chas. Brown, Willie Crump, Robert E. Jones, Jr., Roscoe C. Mitchell, Embro Scott Chase Tinsley.
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