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Page 30 text:
A B UHIWCTSIIV of MISSOUFI
NI A Unncrsltx of MIQSOUYI
Shortls after he was graduated from a small Mlssourx high school and stlll nn h1s teens Mr Pruitt our prln
cxpal began h1s teachmg career ln the rural schools of the Mlssourl Ozarks After four years of teachmg the
'K R s there Mr Prultt spent a wear as an 1nstruct0r at the UHIVCTSIIV of MISSOUFI He came to Alton 1n the fall
of 1930 as a teacher of soclal SCICHCP Mr Pruxtt was appoxnted Dean of Boys 1n 1942 and served through 1949
Roosevelt jumor Hugh called hlm to xts prmcxpalshlp for the next two years Last year he returned to Alton
Hxgh as prmclpal Mr Prultts teachmg and admmlstratxve expenence and extra currxcular sponsorshlp of the
Tlmes staff Student Councll and Boss Cabmet have given hlm an excellent background as skipper of the
good shlp -X H S
Mr Pruitt s naturallx cheerful dlSp0SlII0l'l and sunm smxle are seldom seen gllmmfflng even on the dull
daxs Bemg the guiding llght over the rough shoals m the educatlonal sea for thxrteen hundred students and
over SIXIN facultx members IS a responslbnlm wh1ch requlres kindness falrness firmness, tolerance, and understand
me He possesses these qualltles and ln thelr appheatxon has won the respect and admlratxon of us all Even though
he has mam lmportant responslbllmes he alwaxs finds tlme to gnve to smaller detaxls and problems of the hlgh
school studc nts
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Page 29 text:
5 our Hearted Men
Adniinistrzitiw- Assistant in Clhztrgs- ol Curriculum
A. Ii.. Indiunzi Linixt-rsity
A. NI.. Indiunzi Ifiiivt-rsity'
Mr. Rc-udy is unothr-r It-:ids-r in our syst:-in who has sc-rv:-d wr-ll in
his cduczitionzil czipucitic-s. Cloniing to .Xlion in thi- full of 1925, Mr.
Rc-andy was tr-:aching principal at Horzict- Nlzinn School for thrcm-
yc-urs he-forc hc- wus appoint:-d its principal of Roost-vu-lt for St'Vt-Iilccll
yf-urs, und, for threw- yt-zirs of that pt-riod, was in chztrgt- of Hlllll'
boldt school. Ht- wus uppointt-d to his prr-sf-nt position fin- yt-urs
ago---it post in which hr- has dt-nionstrzitr-d his zihility to zichie-vc Il
wide-ning and cnrichc-d cducutionnl progruni in thu- puhlic schools.
Mr. R4'2ldf'.S 4-vc-rrcourtc-ous nizinnf-r, his fini- spirit of hr-lpfulnf-ss, und
dcvotion to any 1-nte-rprisc which would In-nc-Fit our school Syst:-ni
haw- won thc- rc-spf-ct of tht- studc-nts und tr-zichcrs zilikc, His kindly'
inspiration and guidance- sf-rw us at chnllc-ngv for all to do th:-ir In-st.
H. M. I.i-1.-xxiox
Aclniinistrativc .-Xssistzint in Cliurgt- ol' Buildings and Grounds
li. Lfnivcrsity of Illinois
NI. Linivcrsity of Illinois
Mr. Lt-zunon is coniplcting his sc-cond yvzir in his prcse-nt position,
:ind hus dont- at ve-ry rliicicnt jolm of taking curx- of thx- IIIZIIIIIVIIIIIICI'
:ind thc opt-ration of thc buildings und grounds of the- .-Xlton school
systcni. Hr- is thc "troul1l4- shoott-r" which is no sinzill rt-sponsiliility
with thc lnrgc nunilic-r of schools with tht-ir he-ating, pluniliing :ind
1-lr-ctric prohlc-ins in addition to thc niziny things which go wrong
in huilding inuintc-nzincc.
of industrial zirts and two yr-zirs :is principal of tht- Sc-nior High
School, Mr. Le-anion tuught shop und cozichcd thrcc ye-urs :xt I'ztlc-s-
tins-, Illinois, taught industrial arts :ind cozicht-d ut Rn-dnion, Illinois,
for two yt-urs und was principal of tlir- high school the-rc for tr-n ye-airs.
Nlr, LPZIIIIUII-S tzxll figurt- is il we-lcoinc onc in thu- hulls of .X. II,
C. R. XYRIGIIT
Adiiiinistrativc .-Xsslstfllll in Chzirgc of Vocational Education
B. lYt-ste-rn Illinois Stzitc Collcqa-
Nr-w to thf- .-Xlton systcni this ye-nr is Slr. Wright, who hrings to his
position hc-rc a we-alth of lmoth trndn- and s-ducational 1-xp:-rif-ncv for
the- setting up of a coniplr-tc vocational program in thc Alton
schools. Bt-side-s training nt Brzidlcy and Iowzi unive-rsitie-s, Xlr. YYright
rccf-in-d se-vc-n yi-urs tradm- Q-xp:-i'ir-rico he-forp e-ntt-ring coll:-gc. At Dr--
catur hm- supcrvist-d tht- Hnr Production 'lrziining Progrnin and was
niorc rc-ct-ntly, for four yn-ars, Statc Sup:-rvisor of ilirndr- :ind Indus-
try und:-r tht- Sturt- Board of Voczitionul Education Mr. Wiright hus
taught in thc- vocational fic-lds in high schools in Brinifie-ld, Nlolinf-,
Decatur, and Dundz-t-. Illinois. Xlr. IYright hats dont- an good jolt in
onc yn-nr in st-tting tip at progrzini which would lu- niort- thorough
upon coniplr-tion of thc- Olin Yocutionzil School.
Bcforf- Corning to .Xlton wht-rc hc has sf-rvcd two ye-urs :is tr-:ichcr
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L'an'r We Talk lr 0ver?
G. C. Dmvis RW L. Alaczxsox Luoxx B. 'I'r:Tiiu
Assistant Principal Dvan of Boys Dvan of Girls
HS., Janivs Milikiii L'nivc-rsity JMB., Salt-ni Collc-gv BB., Norths-ast Nlissouri
NIS., lfnivvrsity of Illinois .'X.M., Colorado Statm' Colle-gv Statc- Colle-gt'
Mn-X., L'nivs-rsity of Illinois
This administrativc- triumviratt- romprisc- thc- ahlv assistants to Nlr. Pruitt in riivvting tht- many rvspoiisihilitivs
in thc' ope-ration of Ihr- school. Mr. Davis Carnal from tht- prinvipalship of East junior to thu- High school as our
assistant principal, and has already stic'Cvf-dvd in taking a fc-w kinks out of tht' knots involvrd in rvgistrmion. .Ks dgans
of hoys and girls, Nlr. Jackson and Nliss 'll-tvr arc- husy Chvcking ahsc-nv:-S, writing "admits" to Class, lr-r-ting disciplini-
situations, advising studvnts as to Collvgc' opportunitivs, and soiiivtinit-s se-rving as "g0dfathc-r" and cniothr-r". to thc-in
all. Thi- work of thvsr' thrr-r-, with tht' addtd sc-rvicvs of Mr. Harlan, as Counsvlor, in guiding thc- studm-nts uit thvir curs
ricula, is apprvriatvd grvatly. K
WY- oftrn think that thc- iiwiiihvrs of tht-
oflicc- stall' are- thv most patit-nt pf-rsons in
tht' sfhool: since' tht- Q:-nvral otlitw' is to thi-
" school what thi- hrain is to ther body, it is
ll Qathe-ring plan- for all those' studs-nts and
tvachr-rs with problriiis, .Xssignrd to num-
3 frous routine' duties in Conncflion with thvir
X gN3.t" K assigmnc-nts, Norma, Nancy, and Mrs. lay-
L i K lor, always coin? to thc- rc-scuf-, The-sv thru-
young worn:-n makc- a good tr-ani and wt- an-
grat:-ful for the-ix' pzitiviicv and undrrstand-
rini Sltipptr Clark Dolls I ixloi Rtzisti ir Nnnry Davis,
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