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The doors of the A. U. H. S. opened
again to the students on August 15, 1921
after the regular summer vacation. The
total enrollment was 210, eighty-four
freshmen being enrolled the first week.
With such a great increase in the mem-
bership of the student body the question
of how to keep the interest of all in
school activities came up. Everything
possible was done to organize clubs and
to encourage such organizations. Com-
mittees from the several classes were
appointed to suggest and carry on the
School closed September 9, in honor
of Admission Day.
Wednesday, September 21, the first
rally of the year was led by yell leader
Davis to arouse spirit for the practice
game of football with Eureka.
Mr. Arthur Adler, an alumnus now
attending the University of Oregon, was
a visitor at the school, Friday, Septem-
ber 23. '
A short rally was held Friday, Sep-
The girls of the A.U.H.S. conducted
a dancing class in the gymnasium for
several weeks during the fall season.
The music was furnished by Messrs.
Davis, McDonald, and Worthington.
A few nights before the first foot-
ball game of the year, the A. U. H. S.
athletic field was the scene of a bonfire
rally. We formed a serpentine and wend-
ed our way through the streets of the
town to the plaza. Here we gave a numb-
er of yells and then adjourned.
After a short vacation of one week
for Teachers' Institute, school opened
again on October 17. Everyone seemed
glad to return.
A rally was held October 21 for the
games of football and girls' basketball
to be played with Ferndale.
On October 24, the students of the A.
U. H. S. were entertained by talks given
by Mr. Webster, County Y. M. C. A.
Secretary, and by Mr. Rimmer, Evange-
In honor of Rooseveltas birthday,
October 27, five short addresses by
members of the class in public speaking
were given as follows: Roosevelt in his
Youth, Chester Groomg Roosevelt's
Presidency, Francis Furberg Roosevelt
as a Naturalist, Lorraine Davidsong
Roosevelt's Activities During the War,
Sarah Derbyg Roosevelt, the Man, the
American, James Hunter.
A rally was held on October 28 for
the games with Fortuna.
On November 10, Armistice Day
was observed with the following program:
Maeterlinck's Day of the Dead, Sarah
Derby: Reading, James Hunter, Junior
Red Cross Work,Lorraine Davidson.
School closed for the Thanksgiving
vacation, reopened on the following
Monday, and continued in session until
December 23, at which time it closed for
the Christmas vacation.
January 9 marked the begining of
the spring semester.
On Wednesday, January 11, Mr.
Ham addressed the students on Pat-
riotism. His talk was very much enjoyed.
January 17, thereports for the first
half year were issued and the students
made many pleasant CD remarks about
Clemens McClaskey and Ernest
Henry of the biology class completed a
balanced aquarium this year and have
been busy keeping it in balanced order.
The making of the balanced aquarium
was the biological project of these two
students for the year. ,
A representative of Wilsonis Athletic
Supply Company displayed his wares to
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the students in the gymnasium on Feb-
Washington's Birthday, February
22, was observed with a short program
consisting of the singing of national and
school anthems by the entire school, led
by the singing class.
Rallies were held February 21, and
24 for the Basketball games.
February 23, the Junior girls gave
a candy sale from whicha neat sum was
School activities lagged during the
last of February due to the slight ep-
idemic of influenza which swept over the
On March 3, another basketball rally
On March 20, Mr. Seely photograph-
ed the four classes and also the football
and girl's basketball teams.
Some of the faculty members and
students attended the musical program
given at the Humboldt State Teachers'
College on March 21. A
March 24, wasa busy day for the
students because the operetta entitled
t'Polished Pebbles" was given on that
April 6, Miss Woodward spoke to the
girls on health. Mr. Ham also gave a
talk on the same subject to the boys of
the physical training classes.
The Monthly "Advance", edited by
the freshmen, was read at the regular
meeting of the students, April 7.
Yell leader Berniece Stokes led the
rally of April 13, for the baseball games
School closed on April 14, for the
The annual event known as "Senior
Freak Day" Was held April 17. the cos-
tumes worn by the Seniors were various
A motion picture entitled "The Last
Days of Pompeiih was shown on the
screen in the Assembly Hall on April 28.
Mr. Rieben and Harold Thornton operat-
ed the machine.
This picture was enjoyed by visitors,
faculty, and students.
Alrally was held April 28, for the
Fortuna baseball games.
The try-outs for the declamatory con-
test were held Monday morning, May 1.
In the afternoon school was dismissed in
order that all might participate in the
More team pictures were taken on
May 2. The Seniors received their com-
mencement announcements and the pupils
of the graduation class were very much
excited over the event. .
Senior Day was celebrated May 5.
The members of the class were kept
busy garding their colors from members
of the other classes.
The oratorical and declamatory con-
test was held on Friday afternoon, May
12, 1922, in the auditorium of the Hum-
boldt State Teachersi College. The speak-
ers were in the following order: Ora-
tion, Gratitude of the N ation--Lee Baird
of Fortunag Oration, Imperialism--Joe
Bonacina of Arcatag Oration,The Orient
of California--Helen Foster of Mendocino
City, Oration, Crossing the Bar--Howard
Ryan of Eureka, Oration, The Conqueror
Ellen Canty of Ferndale, Declamation,
"The, Liberty Bellw, George Lippard--
Walter Powell of Eureka: Declamation,
"A Few Bars in the Key of G", Osborne--Q
Grace Getty of Ferndaleg Declamation,
"Our Guide in Genoa and Rome, '1 Twain--
Ellis Armstrong of Fortunag Declama-
tion, "Saved by Fire Drill Discipline,'f
Daskam--Janet Goodwin, of Arcata.
Miss Helen Foster of Mendocino City
won first place in the oratorical contest,
while Miss Grace Getty of Ferndale tied
with Mr. Ellis Armstrong of Fortuna for
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