5 images. San Pedro schools close because of storm, 18 January 1952. Duncan J. Powers, principal of Richard Henry Dana Junior High School, telling kids "No School"; Helen Bocox, 13, sitting front of school; Shirley Shelton, 14, sitting front of school; Paul Lookinland, celebrating "No School"; Martin Mezin; Richard Dahl.; Supplementary material reads: "Gershon. City desk. Illus. Schools closed. San Pedro's public schools, part of Los Angeles systems, also were closed because majority of teachers live elsewhere and roads to Harbor City were travel blocked. No. 1: Sad? they said so, because 'we like to go to school.' Helen Bocox, 13, and Shirley Shelton, 14, B-7 and A-8 respectively, look downcast as they sit in front of Richard Henry Dana Jr. High School, San Pedro. No. 2: They're not sad! Boys shown carrying lunch bags out of door of Richard Henry Dana Jr. High School after receiving word 'no school'. 3: Duncan J. Powers, principal of Richard Henry Dana Jr. High School, San Pedro, tell 'happy' kids 'no school today!' 4-5: Left, Paul Lookinland, and Martin Mezin leap into air after hearing word from Richard Dahl, (wearing letterman's sweater) that school was closed for day. Dahl was stationed on steps to tell other students".