Andrew Lewis High School - Pioneer Yearbook (Salem, VA)

 - Class of 1942

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early civilization of Egypt, Greece, Babylonia and the Holy Lands. It gives some conception of man ' s long and difficult developing story, the futility of wars with the long, unproductive years known to us even today as the Dark Ages. Then the Renaissance with the stimulating knowledge that marks the awake ning of intellect and spirit poured into an erstwhile gloomy world. Art, Literature, Science and Explorations entered into rivalry. An invention brought with all its in¬ genuity that priceless machine whose printing established the democracy of learning—an invention which might well be said to have ushered in a new way of living or the modern world. Of course, we don’t omit modern history which brings us up to the present day. Then there is the history of our own country and the establishment of our ideals in a government which is based on democracy. This idea was voiced of old by ancient Greeks and by the British in their Magna Charta and other documents, retaining from these the features that give to the individual freedom of the press, religion and speech. Our government is controlled by the individual, who by his power of franchise controls the law-making bodies. Our government protects our property from criminals, enables us to be independent of foreign countries, maintains peace and order, changes old laws in the interest of society, and protects the interests and rights of every citizen of our vast country. Isn’t it easy to see then just how the Social Sciences help the student to become an asset to his community. With a clearer under¬ standing of man’s errors and successes in his epic of achievement, we should be better able to prepare for a nobler future. —Barbara Minichan 4 63 b- M iss Moore ' s Civics Class

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Social Sciences A Class in Sociology How do the social sciences prepare the High School student to become an asset to his com¬ munity? The answer is a simple one. These subjects, sociology, history, and civics, teach the students of Andrew Lewis the fundamentals of culture and personalities, of ancient, medieval and modern civilizations and of our government, local, state and national. They instill an appreciation for the long way that man has come; and they give a challenge to us for the future. Let us consider some of our Social Science courses. In our Sociology class we hold open dis¬ cussions on topics of general interest in the lines of personality, individual adjustments and cultural relationships. Most interesting of all are the debates on heredity and environment and which has the most to do with the personality of the individual. Several Social Science classes have given a number of broadcasts during the past two years. These were round-table discussions on issues of current interest, some of them of personal interest topics, others on problems of economic and political phases of life in our world of today. “To know nothing of the past is to understand little of the present and to have no conception of the future,” so said an old Greek philosopher. In our study of world history we learn of the 62 }



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Canguage Mrs. Rice ' s Latin To master any language is to hold a key to the storehouses of civilization. Our school offers courses in French, Latin and English. The study of foreign languages has many advantages. Besides giving us ability to read, write and speak, it helps us to make an acquaintance with the history, literature and people of other countries. This is especially important, for without an illustrative background, the study of language would seem dry and lifeless. Mastery of grammar is another accomplishment brought through the study of language. Last, but far from least, is the mental discipline and straight thinking its study promotes. Tied closely to growth in thinking is development of sensitivity to language. We constantly grow in ability to grasp the gist of meaning from reading and to recreate it in new expression. Many of our students would find the English language more interesting and more delightful if they had the training of study in the foreign languages. Proof of the importance of foreign language is that in universities and many smaller colleges one or two years of it are required. If one plans to study law or surgery, Latin is of special import¬ ance. Since French is a modern language and has been used for years in international relations, we can easily understand its value. One of the foremost things that distinguish man from the lower animals is his ability to speak. - ' j{ (i t }£«•

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