Alton High School - Tatler Yearbook (Alton, IL)

 - Class of 1951

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PRINCIPAL ll 5 5' A 6 MACY PRLITT 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 .v . . . . ., . I ,, .vi . v . . A . .. . .. . v ' Q ' , . . K s - ,V . - . A . ' . ' s . , . v. . Q . . S, . ,, x 1 . . . . y 7 ' . 9 ,

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Anmmlsrnnlvs Asslsnms 5 our Hearted Men R.-wxioxn Ri-.,-xm' 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. J.. 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? '42 ,war 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 OFFICE STAFF f. Me Secretary? ang 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- 1n2. ""'t M, rini Sltipptr Clark Dolls I ixloi Rtzisti ir Nnnry Davis, Llrilt

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