From the 1941 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High Yearbook:
Gloria Watson was in the seventh grade in 1941. She served as a News Reporter for the Mar-Ken Journal. She was the Editor of Units on the Annual Staff. She co-authored an article about the Posture Class for the Yearbook.
From the 1942 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High School Yearbook:
•Gloria Watson was 5′ 5 3/4″ in the eighth grade.
•Eighth Grade Class Ambitions: Gloria wants to be an airplane pilot. That explains why she gazes into space.
•Famous Sayin’: Gloria … (The teacher is yelling her lungs out) Gloria!!! (Bzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz) “Oh, do I have to do that?”
•Class Predictions: We think we are giving Gloria the correct prediction. She shall be a famous aviatrix.
From the September 28, 1942 Mar-Ken Journal:
•Gloria Watson is on the Mar-Ken Journal Staff for this issue of the school newspaper.
•FASHIONS: Did you notice the cute outfit Gloria Watson had on the other day? It was a grey sweater set off with a yellow-and-grey skirt.
From the October 13, 1942 Mar-Ken Journal:
Gloria Watson is on the Mar-Ken Journal Staff for this issue of the school newspaper.
From the 1943 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, as a Freshman:
Freshman Predictions: Can’t you picture GLORIA WATSON sitting on the veranda of a Southern home, watching her thoroughbred horses plowing the fields?
From the Crossword Puzzle:
She’s tall and graceful. She has a great interest in animals. Singing and acting is her vocation and career.