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Coincides With Vacation: High School Moving Job Starts Friday

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Coincides With Vacation:

High School Moving Job Starts Friday

Some 1,430 Ann Arbor High

School students tomorrow go on a 10-day spring vacation, a half

day in advance of about 25,400

other local and Washtenaw coun-

ty public school children who gen-

erally start their vacation at noon

Good Friday — if they get a vaca-


While the students are away,

Godfrey Moving Co. vans and

workers will move to the new

Stadium Blvd. school plant all

high school furnishings and equip-

ment. The huge moving job will

take about eight days, the Ann

Arbor firm said. It  will be paid

some $8,500 for the work.


Meanwhile students have been

cleaning out lockers and car-

rying home books and other per-

sonal items not needed for the

balance of this week.

Today in homerooms new pro-

gram cards were issued and stu-

dents told in which class

rooms they are to report at the

new school. Gym clothing and

locker padlocks were being taken

home and are to be returned to

school where lockers will

be assigned, according to a closing


Students report to the new

building April 9 — at the end of

spring vacation — the same day

other students from throughout

the county return to classes.

Students’ corridor locker pad-

locks are to be turned in tomor-

row at high school homerooms.

Locks of absentee students will be

removed and locker contents

placed in marked paper sacks,

which will be taken to homerooms

at the new school. New home-

room numbers will be told tomor-


St. Thomas School pupils went

on an 11-day spring vacation at

noon today. Other parochial

schools were closing their doors

for the spring vacation on

staggered schedules.

Some public school children in

rural Washtenaw areas do not get

spring leaves but generally get

an additional week of summer

vacation, according to the county

superintendent’s office.