Abbot Academy - Circle Yearbook (Andover, MA)

 - Class of 1942

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tites with " foodless parties " ! Palates are satisfied bv Ellerv Queen and the Hit Parade instead! Novels, plays, themes, and vocabu- lary constitute a busy year for the English department. In studying lit- erature of today essays even on slang and Hollywood are discussed, at which time Miss Sweeney admits her dilemma over the headlines ' Louis Kayoes Hunter " , and spends a week end reading her first movie magazine from cover to cover ! Miss Wilkinson inspires her classes with a passion for words, and few Mrs. Malaprops are to be found in their ranks. Besides her English classes Miss Baker is the guiding light of the course in home nursing. Tea and the symphony constitute very pleasant Sunday afternoons in her room. Miss Tuttle has many fascinating stories of India at her finger-tips which she tells with gusto. Thursdays and Fridays find Miss Sullivan ' s enviable gray coupe parked outside McKeen. This is conclusive evidence that vocabulary, reading for speed, or achievement tests are in store. Alice Sweeney, A.B. Director of Studies, English 175 Berkeley Street Lawrence, Massachusetts M. Dorothy Baker English 177 Englishcombe Lane Bath, Somerset, England Luctle Tuttle, A.B., M.A. English 29 Draper Avenue Arlington, Massachusetts Dorothea Wilkinson English 14 Waterloo Row Fredericton, New Brunswick Canada ( ' heera from the faculty C. Jane Sullivan, A.B. , Laura II. Smith, A.B., M.A. M.A. Remedial Reading, Psychology History, Problems of Democracy 97 Knox Street 83 Main Street Lawrence, Massachusetts Medfield, Massachusetts This year Miss Smith was very much missed by the students in her history classes. In her absence Miss Roth did a wonderful job in carrying on discussions on governmental devel- opment, and the storing up of dates! [38]

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FACULTY AT ABBOT Getting acquainted with the Griffins ' new mascot In the faculty, too, this has been a year of change, for with the return of familiar faces has come the wel- coming of many new ones. The functions of the front offices and their occupants play an important part in an Abbotite ' s life. This she discovers early in the fall when she joins the Wednesday after lunch queue for a week-end permission from Miss Rath, signs out or sends a telegram through Miss Goodman, or when, in going to buy a ticket from Miss Baynes, she is told by Miss Robinson that she has overdrawn her account and she has no money to finance her trip. Then comes the prom with per- haps an application entered in the blind date department and partici- pation in the pre-prom fashion par- ade, both under the auspices of Miss Humes. To Miss Coolidge our student betakes herself for all requests from pins and a table cloth for a play to peppermint stick ice cream. Canteen classes, vitamins, and good meals are her specialties, so Miss Rath takes care to preserve dainty appe- J. Hope Baynes Financial Secretary 309 West 86th Street New York City Grace Goodman Assistant in Administration Office Abbot Academy Andover Barbara Humes Assistant to Principal 23 Chestnut Hill Greenfield, Massachusetts Gertrud Rath, A.B., M.A. Assistant to Principal 735 Yale Avenue Swarthmore, Pennsylvania W Louise Robinson Assistant Financial Secretary 82 Ames Street Lawrence, Massachusetts ♦Margaret Snow, A.B. Librarian Rockland, Maine ♦Died January 5, 1942 [37]

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Time: Second Period Place: The Circle Were you ever inspired to the point of wishing to be a polyglot? The Abbotite who was has found her op- portunity — dictionaries in almost any modern language and a staff of teach- ers who rearrange the words and idioms into grammatically correct sentences with amazing ease. In fact, Miss McKee so enthuses her class, that when Valentine ' s Day arrived they burst forth in lace, red hearts, and Latin! Although she and Miss Robinson spend most of the morning conducting Caesar ' s Gallic Wars or carrying on Virgil and Cicero ' s ora- tions, second period is their recess and they never fail in their jaunt around the circle. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner bring strange echoes from the various cor- ners of the dining room. Comments on the weather and emphatic " si ' s " or " oui ' s " are the most audible parts of the conversation, although Miss Baynes ' table lays claim to interesting discussions of politics and the news! Miss Rechnitzer ' s guests are even so fortunate as to have a menu each evening. Senorita ' s Spanish table may not have a menu, but the games which they play teach them everything on and around the table. Poor Mile. Trouve is being introduced to Ameri- can food, and is still trying to acquire a taste for that delicacy, the hotdog! Word problems, algebraic equa- tions, and hexagons are the complex Hilda R. Baynes, B.esL French 309 West 86th Street New York City Anne Rechnitzer, Ph.D. French, German 685 West End Avenue New York City ESTRELLA FONTANALS EtIENNE TrOUVE Spanish French % International Telephone % Dr. Edwin V. Reischauer Telegraph Corp. 15 Longfellow Road 67 Broad Street Cambridge, Massachusetts New York City Harriet E. McKee, A.B.,M.A. Helen D. Robinson, A.B. Latin Latin Abbot Academy 77 Mt. Pleasant Avenue Andover, Massachusetts Gloucester, Massachusetts 39]

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