Benson Polytechnic High School - BluePrint Yearbook (Portland, OR)

 - Class of 1985

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Benson Polytechnic High School - BluePrint Yearbook (Portland, OR) online yearbook collection, 1985 Edition, Page 122 of 208
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Personal Skills Learned For Future What do students learn in Personal Finance? Students learn exciting skills such as owning a business, how to apply for a job, investments, money management, learning how the income tax system works and even filling out sample income tax forms. Personal Finance also teaches the rights and responsibilities of our economic system, and how to balance a checkbook. All students participate in a classroom job interview. Many films are viewed in class to teach how personal finance works. Magazines and booklets also teach useful skills. Personal Finance can really turn out to be a fun and exciting class. A. Mrs. Kris Iverson helps Chris Moore 4101, and Gordon Gillan 4101 as they both work in the Personal Finance workbook. They are studying how to fill out an income tax form. B. Chris Moore 1107, and Gordon Gillan 1101 work on Chapter 13 of the Personal Finance workbook studying income tax forms. C. Mr. Jeff Miller helps Laney Davis 1111 fill out his income tax form. Page 118

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ef 153. - J ., K M NCQ .1 st x r K ' S ,.,. ist .3 t -X ' - 6 '1-' If-Sita l ' K' . X ..... . A if srio .1 gg -ssliill Q. .gf ,QQ is I . 5 iff ' ss zgjl g 5 f:s.:' s 5 ...K isis ri tt -. 4535 lf' I. r was .4 Q t - 5: -. ff ii N- t .sf gg Q S- 2 'st . jk MWK Xwzq, N . Test Scores Increase As New Stress Placed On English Courses This year, Portland Public Schools stressed more composition writing since the state requirement for composition is one full year. 'ln English, the junior classes studied computer software. They were observing how the software works and how it is put together. There were a number of tests and essaysavailable to junior and senior students. Available for example are the SAT test, the PSAT test, an essay contest on Drinking and Driving for all students was offered until February 5, and there were creative writing classes for juniors and seniors which carried college credit. Starting in the 'fall of 1985, there was a state requirement of four years of high school English. Each applicant for college had to have all four years for admission. Also needed was an assortment of language, literature, speaking, listening, and writing skills through all four years. Field trips to museums and workshops was included in the program for all English classes. Last year Portland Achievement English test scores went up, overall increased 1O0!o and verbal scores increased 120!u. Teachers are now responsible for two academic areasg basic skills and discipline in study habits. Students have as their goal the mastery of English skills essential in the modern world. A. Sophomores Tech Show display in rm. 116 of the book, "l Heard the Owl Call My Name." Room contained other English projects, B. Mrs. Alma Thompson passes back student book reports on "I Heard the Owl Call My Name." C. Sitting at her desk Mrs. Virginia Cook, English department chairwoman, prepares to take roll in her ninth period class. Page 117



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E S 2 . Youths Learn Typing Skills For Future Use What was typing about? Typing taught students how to type and to know the keyboard. Students first learned about "homerow". This consists of the letters A,S,D,F,G,H,J,K,L, and , "and A student then learned what letters the finger must move up, down, or sideways in order to read other keys. Typing was a business oriented class. It allowed students to learn speed and accuracy which is required for a secretarial job. Typing may also be used in one's day to day life for typing term papers, essays, book reports and much more. In Mrs. Judith Roeske's typing class students had timings to see how many words they could type in a minute with one or no errors. Mrs. Fioeske also had competitions between classes which encouraged students to do well. Typing may not sound like a fun class, but it could turn out to be a fun and a rewarding experience. A. Mrs. Judith Ftoeske, explains fingering positions. B. Students work on timing test. Pictured are Douglas Bell 1123, Vance Westerberg 1113, James Barfield 1103, Glenn Messke 1103, John Nolten 1113, and Mark MacKenzie 1103, who are taking test. Page 119 K ri H N

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