Abbot Academy - Circle Yearbook (Andover, MA)

 - Class of 1942

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Forward to classes-. ' haps she can not aspire to the choir, but there is always Fidelio or Choral under Mr. Howe ' s supervision, and she certainly doesn ' t have to be an artist to enjoy the art studio. If an inhabitant of the third floor misses her bed animals or hears blasts of music from above, she will, upon applying to Miss Hatch and her art class, find the cause of her grievances on the fourth floor. It is, however, in Miss Gay ' s classes that the history of the art practiced in the studio is studied, slight though the resemblance may be ! Under the direction of Miss Friskin and Mr. Howe the music studio is kept active with piano lessons and practicing, while Miss Tingley coaches her singers over in the John-Esther Gallery. It is at the Sunday concerts that the fruits of these efforts are enjoyed. The girls who think " the play ' s the thing " see Mrs. Gray, the director of Abbot ' s dramatics. Those not born actresses join the company to work on properties. Although the dress rehearsal is invariably reported " aw- ful, " the performance never fails to surpass all expectations. The call of the sports world is an- swered every afternoon as the Gar- goyles and Griffins, coached by Miss Carpenter and Miss Elvedt, get in training for the final tests of skill on field day. Pinnies, hockey sticks, ten- Kate Friskin Pianoforte, Theory of Music 300 West 108th Street New York City Walter E. Howe, B.M. Director of Music 1 4 School Street Andover, Massachusetts Gertrude Tingley Singing 32 Milton Road Brookline, Massachusetts Mrs. Bertha Morgan Gray Dramatic Interpretation, Spoken English 17 Mayflower Terrace Newton Highlands, Massachu- setts Mary Mills Hatch Mary Gay Studio Ait, Curator John-Esther History of Art, Appreciation of Gallery Art Edgewood Farm Duxbury, Massachusetts North Andover, Massachusetts [41]

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issues presented to students by Miss Hancock, Mrs. Fischer, Miss Tucker, and Mrs. Poland. Under their guid- ance the answers turn up as they should and A is proved equal to B. Miss Hancock also conducts excur- sions to the observatory for star gaz- ing. With her interest in stars, her superstition concerning rabbits seems quite incompatible! Besides algebra, Miss Tucker teach- es a class of would be chemists, to whose antics in the laboratory the other occupants of the building can testify by the smell! Miss Tucker is also renowned for her stride and her jokes posted on the first floor bulletin board. Mrs. Poland ' s class in biology chill the blood of the rest of the school with their discussion of dissecting. On Friday night, however, nature is set aside and Mrs. Poland conducts the dissecting of an engine in motor mechanics. For the future career girl Miss Dooley ' s classes fill the periods with dictations, speed tests, and numbers. For those who would be housewives, Miss Dodge ' s homemaking class is designed. There un even seams are contended with and overcome. A student doesn ' t have to be talent- ed to enjoy " the Arts " at Abbot. Per- Isabel M. Hancock, A.B. Mathematics Boonsboro Road Lynchburg, Virginia ■I Jn Mrs. Roberta G. Poland, A.B.,M.A. Physics, General Science, Biology 126 Main Street Andover, Massachusetts Eleanor M. Tucker, A.B., MA. Chemistry, Mathematics 166 Christiana Street North Tonawanda, New York Mrs. Irene Fischer Assistant in Mathematics 12 Priscilla Road Brighton, Massachusetts Gay May Poles M. Elaine Dodge, A.B., B.II.S. Household Science Kentville, Nova Scotia Mary Dooley Business Principles, Stenogra- phy, Typewriting .S41 Prospect Street Lawrence, Massachusetts 40 ]

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nis rackets, and balls are the material evidence of the activities. On the side, Miss Elvedt is the conductor of the not quite so popular foot class and the author of the current " posture marks due Saturday " notice on the hall board. Fire and air raid drills and explana- tions are Miss Carpenter ' s specialty. Out of a maze of stairways, entrances, and exits she has evolved a system which works without a hitch. Ski room, posture classes, a merry twinkle, and a brown tweed coat are also associated with her name. Have you a cold? Do you need some cough drops or a box of Kleenex? Thus Miss Duff and Mrs. Coon are kept busy by the ceaseless comings and goings at the infirmary. It is with regret that students have had to say good-bye to Mr. Gibbons as he leaves for his new parish in the west. The interesting discussion in his Bible classes will be missed. Mary Carpenter, B.S.Ed. Physical Education 57 Wilkinson Street Putnam, Connecticut Ruth Elvedt, B.S. Physical Education Assistant 67 North Hancock Street Lexington, Massachusetts Dorothy Duff, R.N. Resident Nurse % Graduate Nurses Club 317 West 45th Street New York City Mrs. Howard Coon Assistant Nurse Andover, Massachusetts The impartial judges HopeCoolidce, A.B., M.S. Rev. Beainard E. Gibbons, House Superintendent J.D. 5 Simon Willard Road Bible Concord, Massachusetts Wausau, Wisconsin LUCRBTIA HlLDRETH, A.B. Idbrarian 6 Linnaean Street ( lambridge, Massachusetts Anna E. Roth, Ph.B., M.A., Ph.D. History, Problems of Democracy 73 Union Street Eranklin, Massachusetts 42 ]

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