Draper High School - Draperian Yearbook (Schenectady, NY)

 - Class of 1937

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Page 8 text:

To num we are nndebled for a sfrlcl and ellucsen+ enforce men? of llwe affendance rules of our school lncudenfally If rs he who as largely responsible for our good belwavuor rn flue halls and several of our classes l k , Presenfinq Mr. Howard E. Balmer, our assislanl principal.

Page 7 text:

fa E131 -1i J .i -3 THE PROGRESS OF DRAPER HIGH SCHOOL The lasT school dusTrucT Tormed un The Town oT RoTTerdam was organuzed AugusT l90I as DusTrucT No I4 The young dusTrucT conducTed school un a house on Guulderland Avenue unTul l904 when The legal voTers auThoruzed a new Two room buuldung To be locaTed on Guulderland Avenue souTh oT Curry Road The new buuldung sTumulaTed growTh and un l909 Two adduTuonal class rooms were added School opened un SeoTember l9I0 wuTh a pupul regusTraTuon oT I64 The school prospered and I9I3 arruved wuTh a pupul regusTraTuon oT 320 The voTers were agaun called TogeTher and The presenT buuldung was sTarTed wuTh an eughT room unuT on The presenT suTe One Sunday mornung un May I9l4 The neighborhood was aroused by Ture un The old school The Ture compleTely desTroyed The old sTrucTure The enTure sTudenT body was TransTerred To The compleTed TursT unuT oT The presenT buuldung The peruod oT The World War caused a rapud developmenT oT The dusTrucT when I92O was reached The voTers agaun auThoruzed an adduTuon of eughT rooms and The old auduToruum To accommodaTe The 539 pupuls The Hugh School was esTablushed AugusT I7 I920 and The name Draper Hugh School came unTo exusTence wuTh a TursT year sTudenT body of 68 pupuls June I924 was a red leTTer monTh because The TursT Hugh School class oT 20 pupuls was graduaTed The crowded conduTuons requured a specual meeTung oT The voTers agaun un I925 The buuldung was enlarged by addung T4 rooms and The presenT AuduToruum Gymnasuum Our Hugh School had reached 405 pupuls wuTh 8l5 un The grades Thus adduTuon was crowded by I928 and The voTers relueved The suTuaTuon by addung IO more rooms Tacung Earl STreeT To accommodaTe The approxumaTely I4OO pupuls The depressuon dud noT slacken The growTh oT our school buT made uT umpossuble To add more room ThereTore The basemenT was uTuluzed un l93I To care Tor The laboraTorues kundergarTen and one sTudy hall Durung I932 T933 The TE RA devel oped The old auduToruum unTo The presenT shop and domesTuc arTs deparTmenT whuch helped Temporaruly To malce room Tor our I800 pupuls LasT year Tound us perplexed To know how To Tund seaTs Tor approxumaTely 2 033 people The voTers aT The May meeTung appounTed a commuTTee To unvesTugaTe The school conduTuons Thus commuTTee suggesTed The adduTuon oT 6 rooms and an AuduToruum A meeTung oT The legal voTers approved The recommendaTuon oT The Board oT EducaTuon and commuTTee on February 24 l937 Thus agaun a buuldung propo uTuon us under way The STaTe DeparTmenT has unformed us ThaT Th s add Tuon us The lasT ThaT can be made To Thus buuldung We hom ThaT The school problem wull be seTTled Tor The communuTy whose people have so consusTenTly and loyal'y solved The problems oT educaTuon Tor Theur chuldren The buuldung growTh us umporTanT To care Tor The physucal needs oT The sTudenT body buT I belueve The moral spuruTual and educaTuonal developmenT oT The sTudenTs has Tar exceeded The maTerual exoansuon A well Trauned TaculTy wuTh a group oT happy sTudenTs TogeTher wuTh a parTnershup ownershup school aTTuTude develops The aTmos phere Tor educaTuonal accomplushmenT EARL B ZIMMER ,- 1' ..:.. if J '. N T '-- 'io- S i T 1 x . . . . in I . . . .

Page 9 text:

4 llll- u Ill A - I-of .i -3 PROGRESS OF THE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE The hxgh school graduaTe of I937 faces a more complex world Than any of has predecessors Whefher he nnTends To conTInue hls formal educahon or wheTher he unTencls To go info xndusfry he has a more varied and possnbly a more momenfous choace To malce Than hugh school graduaTes before hum Many occupafuons formerly open To The hugh school graduaTe now are open only To The college graduaTe and many formerly open To The college graduafe now require one or more years of graduafe sTudy The boy or gurl choosmg college Techmcal school or business school musT choose has career four or more years In advance In order To reap The fullesT benefIT of hns educaTnon The graduaTe wxshung To commence has gainful occupahon ImmedlaTely has a duffnculT chouce To make Too ofTen he Talces a lob wIThouT consnderung The fuTure Too ofTen he IS forced To Take The f1rsT one open because of economuc necessuTy ln order To luve abundanfly a person musT develop as age and capacnTy for developmenT Increase Therefore IT ns well To loolc for a poslT1on wnTh opporTunITy for advancemenT so ThaT your hfe may be full as well as your pockeTboolc Th re IS a Tendency among humans To reduce l1feTohab1T IfThIs1s done :T means ThaT a person has arb:Trarxly lnmnTed The envlronmenf To whuch he IS To reacT and Therefore has shuT ouT The posslbulufy of furfher developmenT Thus does noT mean ThaT The rndavudual should noT acquure many habITs b T IT does mean ThaT There musT be a sphere of acTlv1Ty beyond The hablTual where There IS a place for The furTher develop menT of habrfs Colvrn sa s The difference beTween The erson who confnnues To malce progress all Through hrs lnfe and The one whose real ln e as ended an early man hood ss ThaT The former always possesses an open mmd and The aTT1Tude of hndnng In hus envlronmenT furfher possubnllfues of adlusTmenT Therefore leT us remember when we choose a vocaTIon or an avocahon or any form of recreaTlon To choose Those acT4vITues whvch lead To furfher acTIvITues and noT Those ThaT keep us In a ruT LeT us lceep In mind That real social progress depends on The progress of The mdlvudual as well as on new nnvenTnons and new scnenTIfuc duscoverues HOWARD E BAKER If-,x .1 3 x 1- 1 fi Q Lg I - I I I 3 . I I , I I I I ' . . I, . . I fp ' . . . . I. I I I I - I

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