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Split Pea Soup to Spark Plugs school. Also, I wanted to know how to type before I got into college, where typing is almost essential. " Some classes trained a per- son in a certain field for a future occupation. Gerry Dreshfield, a Graphic Arts student for four years, commented, " It ' s help- ful to learn about the printing industry; it ' s the second largest industry in the country after food processing. My family has A cut above. In his sixth period Wood I class, Kurt Oslander cuts a board into three pieces with a radial a background in graphic arts, and someday I might go into the field as well. " Alan Geary, a student enrolled in Auto Shop I, wanted to learn skills that could earn him money while he continued his school- ing. He said, " Next summer I have a chance to get a job as a part-time mechanic. At school I can learn the skills that will help me get the job. " Before a person applied for a Woodworking students learned and practiced many safety precautions, such as wearing protective glasses. job, however, it was important to know the basics of filling out job applications, managing money, or just finding out what job option was best. Mark Greaves, a one-year veteran of Business Careers, commented, " Business Careers taught us about jobs and how to get them. It ' s a class that people should take because it teaches a lot about job opportunities. " Dedicating oneself to a ca- reer-oriented elective was not hard. The difficulty lay in choosing the right one. The many choices available pro- vided a well balanced back- ground in many fields, and a solid education that students enjoyed and no doubt took with them even after receiving their diplomas. Lectured listeners. Auto I students listen as Mr. Kaufman explains the function of the carburetor. First year auto students spent more time studying the mechanics of cars than actually working on them. Nuts and bolts. Dan Warner and Steve Callander work on an engine during their Auto II class. Because Auto II students worked on complicated, time-consuming projects, they were required to take the class for both periods 1 and 2. On key. To develop the habit of not watching the typewriter, students kept their eyes on their manuals when practicing. Tom Couch, Patti Dewald, and Jennifer Lavigne use the proper method during their Typing I class. 21 VOCATIONAL ARTS
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Straight and narrow. During his fourth add another dimension to his drawing. period mechanical drawing class, Dave Precision was vital to the production of a Hunt carefully uses a straight edge to quality piece of work. Sizing up. Wood I student John Adler measures a board before drilling dowels. Throughout the year, students were assigned projects in addition to those they chose to make on their own Happy homemakers. In Foods I, days were set-aside for making special kinds of dishes. Lisa Dirito, Dan Sullivan, and Ellen Smith prepare a marinated artichoke salad in their sixth period class. The final touches. Greg Lu the surface of his cutting board with a saws, drills, and sanders, made tedious jobs easier. 20 VOCATIONAL ARTS
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Design discussion. Mrs. Gray listens as lay Spangenberg explains a technique he used in a painting. Mrs. Gray took an active interest in students ' work and helped them develop professional styles. Plaster caster. After doing some investment casting, Todd Finley cleans the plaster out of a flask. The casting required pouring the project material into a plaster mold of the desired shape. Numerous negatives. Photography working with a camera. Chip Upshaw students learned all the aspects of and Scott Smith examine their negatives after developing a roll of film. 22 ART
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