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

 - Class of 1955

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Developing Sportsmanship . . . As the student strives onward and upward, he often tires of struggling and seems to lose his physical en¬ durance. If his body has not re¬ ceived the proper development, the climb to the top will be impossible. Therefore, the body of each and every high school pupil needs to be developed to its fullest extent. This is made possible through high school PHYSICAL EDUCATION CLASSES. In these classes the boys develop themselves both physically and mentally, learning to take the losses with the wins, keeping in mind always that ‘ ‘ When the One Great Scorer comes to write against your name, he writes not that you won or lost, but how you played the game.” The three main sports which are participated in by the pupils are FOOTBALL, BASKET¬ BALL, and TRACK; but, during the year’s course the athletic direc¬ tors also manage to give the students a cross section of many other sports including tennis, volleyball, wrest¬ ling and boxing. Behind all of these sports and athletic events there is one primary aim, the hope of BUILDING a STRONG AMERICA through STRONG CITIZENS. Beauty! Life! Gracious living! Gainful occupation! all enjoyed by these strong citizens, however, may be wiped out in one brief moment. To prevent these and similar tragedies, the DRIVERS EDUCA¬ TION DEPARTMENT at Andrew Lewis was created. H. M. Copenhaver W. C. Crawford C. Verner Crush Edwin Harless H. L. Johnston

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Growing Physically Gaining Poise . . . • • • Mrs. Virginia Houchens Mrs. Betty Jo Patsel Miss Jimmy Martin Students, striving toward a higher standard of living and advanced learning, find that they need greater bodily endurance. The body, as well as the mind, grows day by day and needs to be working constantly. Through the pressing need for stronger bodies, the PHYSICAL EDUCATION department has been established. Physical education is a means of bodily development through various activities which are selected and used in the classes with regard to value in human growth, mental de¬ velopment, and behavior. It is a particular phase of the educational program which aims to improve the physical fitness of the girls, encourage interest in sports, promote good sportsmanship, and develop respon¬ sible citizens for tomorrow’s society. Providing experience along with other opportunities in the curric¬ ulum, physical education is im¬ portant in helping each student develop skill in the different sports including basketball, tennis, hockey, volleyball, badminton, and shuffle- board. In order to develop poise, dancing has been included in the program. Fulfilling its purpose to set high ideals, form good habits, and healthy attitudes, the physical education department prepares the student for her place in the world and helps her to set high standards of living which will be of benefit to her as an individual, a citizen, and a future leader.



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Preparing For The Business World . . . Miss Mary Goodwin Typing and VOT Miss Virginia Lawrence Bookkeeping, Typing Mrs. Dematris Meador Typing, Bookkeeping Miss Elsie Proffit Stenography, Typing W. B. Clem Consumer Education Distributive Education In the broad field of BUSINESS there are many opportunities for the student to reach greater heights. He is prepared to serve in social, religious political and diplomatic fields. To the ambitious, there is always an urge to climb higher. The BUSINESS DEPARTMENT at Andrew Lewis has grown tre¬ mendously during the past years. Now, training is available for almost any branch of business the student prefers. Excellent courses in typing, stenography, bookkeeping and general business are offered. This year a new addition is the VOCA¬ TIONAL OFFICE TRAINING which acquaints the students with the different types of office machinery being used in local business offices. This plan, with the cooperation of local businessmen, also provides jobs for the student during the afternoon. Thus the student is well experienced for his future occupation. Another course providing jobs for the students and preparing them for business is DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCA¬ TION. Having graduated from high school, some students will con¬ tinue their development through a college education while others will enter the business field. Distributive Education enables the student, who wishes to enter business, to get training and experience during the senior year of high school. These students attend regular classes dur¬ ing the morning and leave school at noon to work in ROANOKE OR SALEM BUSINESSES.

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