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1989-January 10: Empty School..., Wilmington, school board try.. - Wilmington StarWilmington Star - January 10, 1989, page 1C
North Carolina Files/New Hanover County Library, North Carolina Room
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1989-January 10: Fence posts for vandalized building - Wilmington StarPosts are in place for a fence around the vandalized Sunset Park Junior High School building.
Wilmington Star - January 10, 1989, page 1C Photo by Joe Swift
North Carolina Files/New Hanover County Library, North Carolina Room
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1989-January 11: Plan for Sunset Park building falls through - Wilmington StarWilmington Star - January 11,1988, page 1C
North Carolina Files/New Hanover County Library, North Carolina Room
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1989-February 17: Port City fights plan to sell old school - Wilmington StarWilmington Star - February 17,1989, page 1C
North Carolina Files/New Hanover County Library, North Carolina Room
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1992-April 5: Why not recycle old school buildings? - Wilmington Starphoto of Sunset Junior High School being demolished.

Wilmington Star - April 5, 1992, page 6A
North Carolina Files/New Hanover County Library, North Carolina Room
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1989-May 2: Homes may replace Sunset Park school - Wilmington StarWilmington Star - May 2, 1989, page 2C
North Carolina Files/New Hanover County Library, North Carolina Room
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1988-June 5: A deserted classroom at Sunset Park - StarNewsA deserted classroom at Sunset Park -- peeling paint, missingceiling panels and cracked plaster.
StarNews - June 5, 1988, Photo by Jamie Moncrief
North Carolina Files/New Hanover County Library, North Carolina Room
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1988-June 5: Nancy Monroe checks darkened hall - StarNewsSunset Park math teacher Nancy Monroe checks a darkened hall for the last time Thursday as students made their way to the buses.
StarNews-June 5, 1988, Photo by Jamie Moncrief
North Carolina Files/New Hanover County Library, North Carolina Room
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1988-June 5: School's out forever - StarNewsStarNews - June 5,1988, page 5E
North Carolina Files/New Hanover County Library, North Carolina Room
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1988-June 5: Lights out at the end of the day - StarNewsWith the lights out at the end of the day, only the sun brightenedthe stairwells.
StarNews - June 5, 1988, Photo by Jamie Moncrief
North Carolina Files/New Hanover County Library, North Carolina Room
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1989-October 17: Some Sunset Park residents wary of city's housing plan - Wilmington StarWilmington Housing Finance and Development Inc. wants to tear the school down and build affordable houses.

Wilmington Star - October 17, 1989, page 2C
North Carolina Files/New Hanover County Library, North Carolina Room
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1950's: First Aid Course Causes Commotion At Junior High
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1950's: Five of the six new teachers this year are seventh grade instructors
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1950's: Tileston, Sunset Set in 1st Half Playoff
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1955-56: Sunset Cops Junior Title
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1955-56: Sunset Stars Dominate Wilmington All-Junior High Conference Team
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1955-56: Sunset Takes Back Jr. Hi Football Title
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1955: Pre-game Instructions
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1955: Rodeo Queen - Linda Williams of Sunset Park Junior High
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1955: Sunset Park JH Band at Azalea Festival Parade
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1955: Sunset Gains Jr. High Finals
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1956: Spring End of the Year Fashion Show
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1956: They Reached Final Round
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1956: Sunset Park Girls Enjoy Dress Making
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1956: Sunset Gains League Crown
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1958: SPJH plays at North Carolina State DocksSunset Park Junior High plays for loading passengers on the M.S. Stockholm at the North Carolina State Docks.
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2008-March: Students return to surprise favorite junior high teacherAlan Brinkley and Eric Moon surprise former teacher Suzan Perry from Sunset Park Junior High.
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Junior Highlights - Sunset Park Junior High 1955-56
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Junior Highlights - Sunset Park Junior High 1955-56
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Junior Highlights - Sunset Park Junior High 1955-56
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Junior Highlights - Sunset Park Junior High 1955-56
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Junior Highlights - Sunset Park Junior High 1955-56
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Yearbook - 1982 Sunset Park Junior High "Spirits of Sunset"Spirits of Sunset yearbook from Sunset Park Junior High School 1982. A special thank you to June King and her family for allowing me to scan their yearbook.

The file size is 2.88 MB. A fast internet connection is recommended to view the file as well as Adobe Acrobat Reader.
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1941-July9: Site for Sunset School ChosenStar: Purchase of a site for a new grammar school building at Sunset Park..
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1942-August27: Two New Schools Near Completed State HereSecond School
A second new school, the $134,000, 12-class room Sunset Park school, is also rapidly nearing completion.
All pupils in Sunset Park in grades one through six will report to the old Sunset Park school building, to be transfered later in the term when the new building reaches completion. This includes pupils who last year went to Tileston.
Mrs. Lucille K. Shuffler will be the principal of the Sunset Park school while Mrs. Manley Williams will be principal of the Lake Forest school.
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1942-November21: 520 Pupils Will Move Into New Sunset Park School After Week-End520 pupils will move from the old Sunset Park school into the recently completed new Sunset Park school, on Monday, H.M. Roland, superintendent of schools said yesterday.
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1942-November24: New Sunset Park School Placed Into OperationThe Sunset Park school, second of the three new schools built by the county board of education under its $865,000 expansion program, went into service yesterday morning under the direction of Mrs. Lucille K. Shuffler, principal.
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1942-November14: School Changes Set for County H.M. Roland, superintendent of schools, announced late yesterday afternoon that the new Sunset Park school is now complete except for the installation of radiators and the motor for the furnace room.

The students who live in the Maffitt homes, units built for shipyard workers and their families, will refill the old Sunset Park school, immediately upon the transfer of the students now in that school over to the new building.
The old Sunset Park school, a six-room building, which has housed over 500 pupils, will not be able to hold all of the students coming from the Maffitt homes. Mr. Roland stated "We hope," he said "to find places for the overflow through transportation into Wilmington, in the Tileston, the William Hooper, and Lake Forest schools.
Most of the schools in the county, Mr. Roland continued, now already have an enrollement of over 40 students for each teacher.
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1942-November24: New Sunset Park School FinishedThe new Sunset Park school opened this morning, with the first day's enrollment reaching 510, according to Mrs. Lucile K. Shuffler, principal.

The old Sunset Park school is closed for some repair work, but will be opened again to take care of pupils coming from the Maffett homes.
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1943-November: Sunset Park School AnniversaryMorning Star article observing the first anniversary of moving into the new building with an informal celebration.
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1948-October19: Sunset Park PTA OfficersPhoto of the Sunset Park PTA Officers from 1948.
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1985-May5: Students mourn principalFuneral for I. Glenn Mabry Jr., the principal of Sunset Park Junior High School died Monday night of a heart attack.
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1989-May3: Plan for Sunset Park site worries someArticle about the plan for the building site where Sunset Park Junior High used to sit.
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1989-May 3: Photo of Sunset Park Junior High from 1989 articlePhoto from a May 3, 1989 article showing Sunset Park Junior High and one of it's fields.
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1990-February 24: On the moveStarNews: J.E. Magear uses a bulldozer to move dirt Friday along a two-block site between North Carolina and Tennessee avenues off Carolina Beach Road where Sunset Park Junior High School used to be. Wilmington Housing Finance and Development is building 28 single-family units on the lot. The houses will sell for $45,000 to $50,000 each.
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1956-57: Sunset Park Junior High Annual May Dance
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1957-58: Day for Choosing Cheerleaders Exciting
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1958-59: Sunset Park Junior High Glee Club
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