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This Day In Norwood History-February 16

Shattuck School Children Present Play At Library

GIVE PLAY AT LIBRARY—Pupils of the Shattuck school presented a play, “Naughty Susan” on the stage of the Children’s Room at the Morrill Memorial Library Saturday morning. Members of the cast were, left to right: Elizabeth Bainton, Doris Skeans, Marion Cottrell, Lois Bixby, Bruce Hoeg, Lois King, Philip Devine, Nancy Cass, and Reeven Zinskind. (McLean Photo)

February 16, 1950 – The Norwood Messenger

Miss Rogers’ fifth-grade pupils of the Shattuck school presented a short play, “Naughty Susan’’ last Saturday morning at the Morrill Memorial Library, The play was under the direction of Lois Bixby who also was a member of the cast.

In the cast were; Elizabeth Bainton, Doris Skeans, Marion Cottrell, Lois Bixby, Bruce Hoeg. Lois King, Philip Devine, Nancy Cass, and Reevin Ziskind.

Nearly a hundred and fifty children were present at the play, as well as two theatrical-minded dogs. The latter two were politely ushered out to the library yard.

After the play, the children presented a Lincoln Acrostic and also sang a song, words of which were written by Doris Skeans. The program concluded with all joining in a Pledge of Allegiance to the flag.

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