Alverno High School - Troubadour Yearbook (Sierra Madre, CA)

 - Class of 1981

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Alverno High School - Troubadour Yearbook (Sierra Madre, CA) online yearbook collection, 1981 Edition, Page 124 of 208
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Page 124 text:

Academics Changing And Rearr Ari The Arf DeparTmenT de- creased noT only in classes and Teachers, buf in The number of sTudenTs as well. Craff Design, Basic Arf and Advanced ArT were once again offered and The only new class was Arf Awareness. This program was added To give a sense of The purpose and hisTory of The arT of man To each sTudenT. A decrease in sTudenT enroll- menf in The arT courses resulf- ed in a smaller number of classes. STudenTs found iT diffi- culT To fiT Their choice of arT course in Their heavy schedule. Mrs. PaT MacDonald, The only Teacher in The deparTmenT, seemed To be opfimisfic. "The deparTmenT ran as smoofhly as ever, jusT on a smaller scale. Business -Sf ln addiTion To Typing I and ll and Accounfing, The Business DeparTmenT expanded by adding a ShorThand class. Sfu- denfs Took dicTaTions, per- formed drills and reading exer- cises. Many of The sTudenTs dis- covered Thaf This class re- quired as many as Two or Three hours of homework each nighf. Emphasis was placed on skills because sTudenTs would have use for Them in careers or school: Thus much pracTice was necessary. New Typing equipmenT con- sisfed of four IBM Correcfing Selecfric TypewriTers. The de- parTmenT paid approximafely S800 for each of These ma- chines because "They were The besT made", sTaTed Mr. John OTTen, The deparTmenT's only Teacher. ul Think Typing ll was a challenge because iT furfhered my abilify in The busi- ness world", said a junior. 120 Academics he XT XL T i 4 CreaTiviTy is an imporTanT parf of any arf course. Araceli ZaraTe displays one of The Types of masks which arT sTudenTs are required To make. Q ConcenTraTing on a business leTTer, Laura Nochella keeps her eyes on The Type- wriTer. ConcenTraTion is a necessify in order To perform well in The course. One junior in Typing ll says, "WlThouT concenTraTion, your fingers go crazy!"

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Q RK. . 'ur K, .. VV. Trix, ww., Li C2 for Mr. Jose Alcarez-Maintenance Mrs. Nancy Ambrose Bookkeeper Mrs, Pat Buccola-Secretary Fr. John Cremins-Chaplin Sr. Joanne Connors, l.H.M.-Attendance Mr. Ed Hicks-Food Director Sr. Ruth Marie Ingram, O.S.F.-Librarian Mrs. Betty Quayle-Advancement Director Mr. Jose Santana-Maintenance """' Q Mr. Ed Hicks prepares food for many hungry students. Compared to Mr. Hicks' previous job, preparing food for a small number of students is easy. Staff 119



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v Through the use of small group instruction. lvls. Angela Bonja explains grammar Techniques to her freshmen students. Both grammar and literature is stressed in the department, especially for the freshmen. ' ,..i.:-wifi V I fi A f 4 il 'YW' A 0 .T 0 Q' E rim English Modern and Classical Novels were two new classes added to the English Department. The students enrolled read and dis- cussed novels both in class and individually. Reports were an important part of these two courses as the students re- searched and reported on the novels they read. ln addition to literature, freshmen were re- quired to take a grammar course. This new method sup- plied them with a solid base for upperclass english courses. Sr. Regina Shaughnessy was the only new addition to the department. She taught soph- omore and freshmen english as well as American and English Literature. S f 4 The overall emphasis of this de- partment was placed on writ- ing and reading skills to assure better performance in compo- sition. When asked to com- ment, Ms. Linda Germany said, "The members of the English Department were dedicated to developing a strong foun- dation in writing skills and the understanding and apprecia- tion of literature." Kg Academics 121

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