Decorated Hoops

Decorated Hoops – Mt. Pleasant schoolchildren 22nd November 1912

Back row: Kathleen Chambers, Ruth Rudd, Harriet Kuhn, Dorothy Henzell, Bill French, Frank Rospigaroff, Ralph Rudd, George French

Second row:  Grace Chambers, Win Henzell, Julia Williams, Josie Chambers, Lily Williams, Violet French

Front row:      Rita Henzell, Nina Rudd, Jean Henzell

The Brisbane Courier of 30th November 1912 reported “MT. PLEASANT (Upper North Pine) 27 November – A concert in aid of the prize fund was given by the pupils of the Mt Pleasant School, in the School of Arts, on Friday evening.  Miss Sadler (head teacher), who has only been in the district a few months, had trained the children most carefully, and a very excellent concert was the result.  A varied programme of action songs, recitations, and solos was rendered and an exhibition of hoop drill, each child carrying a flower covered hoop, concluded the entertainment…”