But through all this excitement boys and girls let us not forget the true meaning of Christmas – the first Christmas when to all the world was given the greatest gift of all times – the babe in the Manger, Our Savior. It was out of love for the Savior that the Wise Men brought their gifts, and the gifts that we give should be given with love in our hearts – not expecting or wanting a return gift…
Excerpt from Principal Marvin P. Punshon’s front page message to the students of Memorial Junior High School.
Memorial Junior High School, Memo-Echo, December 1953 school newsletter #8, page 1.
Marvin Punshon became Principal of Memorial Junior High School in 1952. The school was located on Rosalind Avenue facing Lake Eola.
See additional items in Joan Cayce’s “Pals and Gals Paste Up Book.”
Courtesy of the Joan Cayce Milligan archives.