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A word from Severn School

100 YEARS AGO

Thursday, Feb. 26, 1920

from the Gloucester Gazette

Just a word from Severn School. Some think that it is dead, but ah! not yet. We only teach through the four grades, and think they are doing wonderfully, with such little accommodations.

On account of the shortage of benches, some of us have to sit on broken stoves and bricks, but nevertheless we are trying to climb to the heights of success. We have organized in our school, Junior Red Cross, Severn Literary Society, and have lately contributed to the worthy cause of the Armenians.

The officers of Severn Literary Society are as follows: leader, Mrs. G. C. Hogge; president, Mattie Belvin; vice president, Nora Jenkins; secretary, Lillian Hogge; treasurer, Oneida Shackelford; sergeant-at-arms, Elphus Hogge; censor, Miss Zennie Robins. Program Feb. 28, as follows: Song by the society, reading, Rachel Jenkins; recitation, Elva Belvin; reading, Mrs. G. C. Hogge; recitation, Romey West; song by society; reading, Nora Jenki...

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