By FRANK BARNING
As a teenager more than a half century ago, I thought the name of our high school was stupid, uninspired.
The year 1947 was pivotal in the history of
Recently, the Levittown school board, realizing how boring the name
The school board also worked on changing the nickname used by the teams. So Blue Dragons is out. Bums was briefly considered, because the Brooklyn Dodgers were affectionately known by that title. Also considered was Trolley Dodgers, an early nickname. But
It was decided that a contest was needed to choose the nickname. Some colleges and professional sports teams have gone to the public for help in name changes. Details of the contest will be announced shortly.
What do you think of our school's new name and do you have any thoughts about an appropriate nickname?