In the September 27, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
“You and I – From Primary to Junior High.” Brandon Gillis spent a few weeks in the San Fernando Valley. He has been busy making airplane models.
In the October 25, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
Brandon Gillis reviewed the movie “The Westerner,” staring Gary Cooper, for the student newspaper.
In the November 20, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
HOLIDAYS AMONG STUDENTS: Brandon Gillis is going to have a big turkey dinner.
From the Mar-Ken 1940 Primary & Junior High Yearbook:
Brandon Gillis wrote a section about the third and fourth grades, studying Mexico, and taking a trip to Olvera Steet.
In the 1941 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High Yearbook:
Brandon Gillis was in the fourth grade in 1941. He wrote a story about an Indian boy named Flying Water for the Yearbook.