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Robert Wilson Vice-Principal Iris Anderson Girls ' Advisor OFFICE STAFF— Front row, left to right: Kathy Kellogg, Rita Arnett, Terry Hoffa, Shirley Cutler, Jackie Cunningham, Judy Porter, Rita Wernecke, Sandy Linden. Second row, left to right: Miss Hodge, Mrs. Miller, Mrs. Bjork, Mrs. Wright, Mrs. Garland, Kathy Slorah, JoAnn Cox, Jane Latta. The Office Staff helps keep the various depart- ments running efficiently. Staffers run errands for Miss Anderson and Mr. Wilson, collect absent slips, and perform duties to be helpful. Kathleen Shiffer Registrar Office duties keep secretaries and the office staff busy throughout the day.
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Principal Melvin J. Bowen The knowledge and vision of many people are involved in the complicated process of education today. The world grows more complicated and the prep- aration of the young grows more fran- tic each year. The leadership exerted by the Super- intendent Dr. Dwight Davis and his staff, the School Board, and more directly, Mr. Melvin Bowen, principal, becomes even more vital as each year brings more and more problems and responsibilities. We don ' t always feel this hand of leadership, but know of its strength and that without it there would be very little learning and no progress. fldtn ' mUttathn . . . ieafo The Waif Mr. Melvin Bowen receives his Railsplitter from Debbie Davis and Pat McCutcheon, Railsplitter carrier salesmen. DES MOINES INDEPENDENT COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD OF EDUCATION— Left to right: Rev. L. Robert Keck, Mr. Ora E. Niffenegger, Mr. John R. Haydon, Mr. Herrold V. Mann, Secretary, Board of Education ; Mr. Arthur Davis, President, Board of Education ; Dr. Dwight M. Davis, Superintendent of Schools ; Mrs. Rolland E. Grefe, Mr. Merle F. Schlampp, Dr. George Caudill.
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Mary Jane Carlson English Dean Crocke English Wayne DeMouth English Lillian Hildreth English Judith Peterson English Henry Sanders Journalism iawquaqe frtA . . . fccU Of Xearhihf An understanding of language is essential in the world today. We must be able to express our- selves and communicate with others effectively in order to fit in with other people. Through the study of reading, writing, and speaking, we develop imagination and creativity and improve our ability to communicate. 1 Sandra Soltis English Diane Taylor Speech - Drama Seniors in Mr. John McWhirter ' s English class take a break to read the Railsplitter. 4 English students listen intently as Mrs. Hildreth reads a literary passage. —8—
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