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George D. Coons, manager of Slater's Book Store, and Dr. Alfred W. Storey, associate director oftheUniversity Extensión Service, have agreed to become co-chairmen of a citizens' committee to publicize the Dec. 18 school bonding issue. The appointments w e r e announced last night at the Ann Arbor Board of Education meeting. School Supt. W. Scott Westerman Jr. also disclosed the dates and places of five informational meetings for the public to explain the bonding issue. They will be held Nov. 26 at Haisley School; Dec. 2 at the Ann Arbor High Little Theatre; Dec. 5 at Thurston School; Dec. 10 at the Slauson auditorium, and Dec. 16 at Mitchell School. All the meetings will begin at 7:30 p.m. Landscaping Planners Hired The school board approved the hiring of the landscape architectural firm of Beckett and Raeder Associates to undertake a study of the utilization of the Pioneer High School and Jones Building sites. The study will cost approximately $2,500. An earlier board decisión to install a hard-topped surf ace in the northern one-third of the Jones Building playground area for $8,000 will be delayed until the landscape architectural firm completes its study. Trustee Joseph T. A. Lee had urged that such a firm be hired. Westerman said the study was needed at the Jones Building in order to the school I efficiently for both administrative and recreational purposes. Requests Made On Athletics The interscholastic athletic program o f the secondary schools in Arm Arbor was discussed yesterday afternoon in briefing session. Present to answer questions of the trustees were Miss Elise Harney, physical education coördinator for the Ann Arbor Public Schools; Howard Patthoff, physical education assistant coördinator; Frank Kline, Pioneer High athletic director, and Edward Klum, Huron High athletic director. In their reports, the athletic personnel made a number of i recommendations, including the providing of an extra man at each secondary school to help administer the basketball program ; use of elementary school gymnasiums for intramural basketball and purchase of a parallel bar for Forsythe and Slauson and a reguladon trampoline for each school. A fourth recommendation - "that the unrealistic ban on af ter - school activities on Wednesday be lifted as soon as possible"- will be reviewed by the board upon the request of Trustee Richard M. Wood. The ban is the result of a longstanding formal agreement with local church groups in order to allow Wednesdays to be used for church-related activities. Other Items The Board ofEducation approved the appointments oí three teachers to the professional staff last night. They are Mrs. Jane Wallace at Mitchelll School; Miss Jeanene Horton as an elementary music instructor; and Mrs. Emmaline Anderston at Mack School. o o Two gifts were accepted with thanks by the school board last night: a $1,000 gift from the Friends of the Ann Arbor Public Library to be used for the purchase of children's books for the public library, and a $235 gift from the Haisley School Parent-Teacher Organization for the conversión of televisión equipment at the school.