Pitts, Jewelle Helena

Jewelle Helena Pitts 1942

Jewelle Helena Pitts 1942

Jewelle Helena Pitts 1941

Jewelle Helena Pitts 1941

Helen Jewelle Pitts 1940

Helen Jewelle Pitts 1940

Helena Jewelle Pitts

Listed in 1940 and 1942 as faculty member, in 1941 as Vice-Principal.

From the 1940 Mar-Ken Yearbook:
Mrs. Jewelle Pitts
Coming from Missouri where she received her A.B. Mrs. Pitts brings us the ideas and the methods of the Middle West. These she uses in the Social Studies Classes which she teaches to the Freshmen and Sophomores. Mrs. Pitts is also a class advisor for the Sophomores and is a good sport on all activities.

Mrs. Pitts is listed in 1938, 1940 and 1942 as faculty member, in 1941 as Vice-Principal. In the November 24, 1938 Mar-Ken Journal: Our Teachers and Thanksgiving: Mrs. Pitts will visit moving picture shows and friends during her vacation. In the December 16, 1938 Mar-Ken Journal: WHAT THEY ARE DOING FOR CHRISTMAS – WHAT THEY WANT FROM SANTA CLAUS: Mrs. Pitts: // New House In the September 27, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal: •GLIMPSES OF THE FACULTY. Miss Jewelle Pitts – Native Missourian. Graduate of Culver-Stockton College at Canton, Mo. Some work from Harris Teacher’s College, St. Louis and Mo. University. / She has been in California 3 1/2 years and is now working for a Master’s Degree at U.S.C. / It is Miss Pitt’s third year of teaching at Mar-Ken. •Miss Pitts teaches Social Studies. In the October 11, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal: Jewelle Pitts wrote and article “Standards of Judgment” about the various methods of weighing goods, for the school newspaper. In the November 8, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal: Members of Mrs. Appleton’s Humanities Class and Mrs. Pitt’s 9th grade Social Studies attended an exhibit of Oriental Arts and Crafts last week. In the November 20, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal: FACULTY DURING VACATION: Miss Pitts – – Eating and resting is going to fill Miss Pitt’s vacation. From the 1940 Mar-Ken Yearbook: Mrs. Jewelle Pitts Coming from Missouri where she received her A.B. Mrs. Pitts brings us the ideas and the methods of the Middle West. These she uses in the Social Studies Classes which she teaches to the Freshmen and Sophomores. Mrs. Pitts is also a class advisor for the Sophomores and is a good sport on all activities. From the January 10, 1941 Mar-Ken Journal: . . . . if students are late to class they will have to stay after school, with Mrs. Pitts for supervised study. Comments from alumni: Martin Spellman remembers Mrs. Pitts teaching history. Bob Turk recalls that she was a “nice lady” and that she taught English and English Literature. Pat Merifield says “Mrs. Pitts taught Literature and English. It was fun from her. I learned to love books and literature.” From Ray Bouett: “She taught literature and history. She was a very good teacher, and my cousin, Marjorie Lee Hugunin and I still talk about her and how good of a teacher she was.”