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Establishing Self-Sufficiency . . . The path of life is like the steep and unknown way up a cliff which we, as mere beginners, are not yet equipped to tackle. To prepare us for this climb, to help make the way a bit easier, is the purpose of those who teach us. Perhaps the most direct help is the individual GUIDANCE given not only through Mrs. Smith’s office, but to a great extent, by all of the teachers. It is this unofficial and informal counseling that helps us to decide about such matters as going to college, what courses to take, what we are really interested in regarding a vacation, and in what direction our talents may lie. Through their work, we are aided in finding our eventual places in the world. Another source for this guidance is found in the LIBRARY. There are found not only the regular volumes which we use in ordinary day to day school work, but books, pamphlets and similar material describing the myriad trades and vocations. In the library we find what is most valuable, ideas. Through reading the thoughts of others, we are gradually led to think for ourselves. Through dictionaries, thesauruses, and other reference works, we are given the means of expressing these ideas in an intelligent and readable or listenable way. The future events of this world will be decided by just how seriously and how well we have prepared for the physical, as well as the spiri¬ tual aspects of this world. Part of this preparing for the future lies in a broadening of in¬ terests. There are many ways to broaden them, but perhaps most widespread is in the field of music. Mrs. Forrest M. Smith Guidance Mrs. Lake Newton Library Miss Mary Wright Library
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Mr. Alexander, smiling even in his busiest moments. Mr. F. Carroll Alexander Assistant Principal Viewing the magnificence of the surrounding mountains, we are held spell¬ bound by this beautiful gift which God has given us. Their beauty is unending, growing more radiant each day. They are continually an inspiration to our lives, giving us faith to face the future. Their graceful peaks, scraping the blue skies, remind us that we have a higher peak to climb, that may lead to a better life. Our climb, like that of the pioneers who so courageously conquered heights and built our town, will not be an easy one but as each peak is conquered, the path will become less treacherous because we, too, will gain a knowledge of the ob¬ stacles before us and have faith in God. Mountain climbing could not be successful without the leadership of capable guides. These guides advise us on our journey and prevent our slipping or losing our foothold. Mr. Broadwater, Principal, acted as the head guide for our climb directing us over the treacherous path, aiding us in planning our futures, and helping us to attain higher goals. The assistant guide, Mr. Alexander, directed us toward higher goals in life as well as high school, assisting the student body in planning social functions for the school year, and making our climb more pleasant. We, eager as the mountain climber, could not attain the highest peak of our high school education without equipment and materials. Supply¬ ing these necessary tools, the whole m, s . Rut h Robins, office staff aided us in gaining a foothold, topping the first peak, Mrs - Wanda Hal1 and finally, reaching the highest peak, graduation.
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Understanding People Through Their Music and Language . . . MUSIC, the UNIVERSAL LAN¬ GUAGE, is used in our social and re¬ ligious life. The CHOIRS and BAND of Andrew Lewis bring us music for many occasions, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, pep assemblies, patriotic programs, and games. This music inspires us, leads us on to greater heights, calms, quiets, and leads to ecstasy or enjoyment. The mood depends upon the kind of music or we may say music puts us in the mood. There are regular classes for CHOIR and BAND, hard work, drill, exercise, and concentration, but all of this is worth the effort to the individual, to the school, and to the community. Music is the same in any language but in order to enjoy music of other lands, we gain much by knowing the language. In the FRENCH CLASSES at Andrew Lewis, the rudiments of the French language are learned. The students learn to sing the vivacious French songs such as Alouette, Au Clair De La Lune, and La Marseillaise, the French National Anthem. Many of the old hymns and songs written in LATIN have been pre¬ served and the students at Andrew Lewis have learned to sing them in Latin, preserving the rhythm and rolling soft sounds of the words. Ave Maria, Adeste Fidelis, and Semper Fidelis are three of the favorite songs of our Latin Classes. Mrs. Nelle H. Peery Mr. Louritz Christensen Miss Dorothy Miller Miss Annie V. Cook Music Band French Latin
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