THE GOLDEN AGE OF JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL 1958
The August 7th edition of the Jackson Herald announced the appointment of Dr. Dan Cagle, 40, of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina as the new Superintendent of Jefferson High school. Dr. Cagle came to Jefferson from Charlotte, North Carolina, where he had served since 1950 as assistant principal and later as principal. Dr. Cagle was author of several widely known books and pamphlets on various school interests.
Dr. Cagle, his wife Helen, and two sons, ages’ 12 and 2 were moving to Longview Drive in Jefferson.
It was announced at this time that Dr. Cagle’s two right hand assistants would be A. W. Ash and J. L. McMullan. Mr. Ash had served the school for 18 years. Mr. McMullan for 20 years. Mr. Ash would assume duties of all administrative activities at the Jefferson Elementary school. This would entotal the first seven grades.
Mr. McMullan would have responsibilities for all of the high school.
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