Galesburg High School - Reflector Yearbook (Galesburg, IL)

 - Class of 1944

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Nm! M. 9. 7. S. "Oh, Miss Anderson, Iive a report to get, and I don't know where to find the information and -I' with that MISS RACHEL ANDERSON, school librarian, secures it for you. Miss An- derson and her library science students are kept busy cataloguing new books for all the grade schools .... DON W. ARNOLD, super chief of war stamp sales, teaches commercial subjects, including merchandising and bookkeeping. Di- rector of the commercial department, Mr. Arnold also heads the distributive education program which works closely with students who wish to go into retailing, and with downtown businessmen .... Directing a championship debate team was the highlight of the year for MR. HERBERT BEAN, who is also the origi- nator of the annual discussion contest and a capable sophomore English teacher. Everything from pork to corn is covered by MR. RAY DUNN'S classes in vocational agri- culture. Mr. Dunn also sponsors the Future Farmers of America club .... Stop in the art room and watch MISS FERN ASPELIN developing potential geniuses as they plan posters, design scenery for plays, and absorb the technique of water color, sketching and oil painting, receiving expert advice from Miss "An . . . . MRS. RUTH BOND'S nickname is "Swede,,' b-ut in Galesburg that's so confusing! If you would be ready, willing and able in any emergency, take Mrs. Bond's excellent home- nursing course. Mrs. Bond also applies her knowledge as nurse for all public schools. MISS SYLVIA RYIN, who teaches English and American literature, is a talented creative writer and collects books of poetry. Miss Ryin helps plan the impressive GSL induction assem- bly every year .... "Outstanding" describes MISS IRENE FREEMAN, director of dramatics, and applies also to her radio programs and play productions. Problems of makeup, scenery, and costumes combine with her class work in speech to make her school program a full one. Miss Freeman lilled the vacancy in the dramatics department made when Mr. Allen was inducted into the Army .... " 'Andy, is this costume all right?" Familiar words for MISS HAZEL ANDERSON, adviser of the costume crew as well as our English "prof" who specializes in teaching reading. The National Honor Society is another of the many activities that come under her sponsorship. Rachel Anderson, AB. Fern Aspelin, lVl.A. Don Arnold, M.A. Sylvia Ryin, M.A. Herbert Bean, M.A. Irene Freeman, M.A. Ray Dunn, Ii.S. Hazel Anderson, M.S. Ruth Bond, R.N., ILA. o 12 0

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the Zdamm in 7 ' Smaace . . . "XVe have a few minutes left in the period so let's make the most of it!" suggests MR. HARRY GARST, able math teacher, to his ex- travagant classes. W'ant to take a scholarship exam, or pick a college? See Mr. Garst, senior class advisor .... Remember those math prob- lems you couldn't get until MISS VELMA WHITE took time to help you with them? She is always receiving letters and visits from service- men like you, Bud. Teaching mathematics may be her vocation, but lending a helping hand is her avocation .... Circles and quadrilaterals times pi equals geometry, algebra, and MRS. VERA BIDIJLE. Quiet, smiling Mrs. Biddle is never too busy to help some student wrestle with a difficult problem! "High Buddha of the Bunson burner' is MR. LLOYD SIMPSON, new addition to the attic chemistry lab. Nlr. Simpson fitted his im- portant chemistry knowledge into that of the intensified technical training program .... Questions fly thick and fast at MRS. FLORENCE HAWKINS in her math and science classes be- cause sheis always capable of providing the cor- rect answer .... White rats, leaf posters, guinea pigs - MR. HOWARD WHITCOMB teaches biology with gusto! "Money man" Whit is in charge of all the various athletic sales, also spon- sors the biology club .... Commander-in-chief of the science division is "Aitchie"-more for- mally known as MR. JOHN AITCHISON. As- sistant football coach Aitchison teaches physics, electricity, radio, and pre-flight aeronautics. No wonder we at GHS are so mindful of current events these days! MR. -IOHN GRIFFITH'S American problems class is a fa- vorite of all students. Planning and producing the senior graduation program is another activ- ity of this history teacher .... First lady of our faculty is MRS. IRMA GALE, who en- riches the course she teaches with tales of per- sonal experiences. All look up to her as "The High Llama of All Knowledgef, Interesting note about this member of the social studies department-sheys had a quotation on her black- board for every day for more than twenty-Eve years .... Believing that more students should take an active part in sports activity, MR. CHARLES BEDNAR set up a highly success- ful school-wide intramural program this year. Mr. Bednar, a capable history teacher, also coaches the pony basketball team and is faculty adviser for the Boys' Forum. Harry Garst, M.A. Howard W'hitcomb, M.A. Velma W'hite, PILM. john Aitchison, M.S. Vera Biddle, B.A. klohn Grirlilh, M.A. Lloyd Simpson, B.lfd. Irma Gale, M.A. Florence Hawkins, BS. Charles Iiednar 0110 an 1i:4w0 A , Lui .XX ihmfi xt 1 A 4 1 ' , .- J A e I kawttif'

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'7Ae Men fn You lucky seniors owe your thanks for those front row seats to MR. MARTIN SXVANSON. the man who is in charge of the assembly seating plan. Ifirst semester Mr. Swanson taught shorthandg during the latter half of the year he took over the bookkeeping classes for- merly instructed by Mr. Aldus .... Dear Sir: In answer to your inquiry of last month in re- gard to MRS. VALORA OSBERG, business education teacher, we have found her assist- ance in securing employment for interested students and in training future secretaries to be invaluable. Yours very truly. Galesburg High School .... Besides teaching future "white collar" girls and boys, MR. LeROY DONALD- SON is IHC business adviser to the publications staff. A glance at the publications stand at any game would have tound "Donn dishing up dogs and opening bottles. If yo-u have ever seen a GSL program fly into shape, you'd know that the human dynamo be- hind tncm is MISS RUTH STICKLE, sponsor. Miss Stickle also heads the English department. ...flieacliing a full schedule of American lit- erature, MISS ELLEN IRVINIZ has nevertheless found time to do her share in the war effort by acting as chairman of the junior Red Cross .... MR. ROYAL HARSHBARGER is not content to teach only one subject, but proves his laurels in the English, commercial law, and bookkeep- ing rields. He admits a well developed skill in cooking! You realize, Bud, more than ever before the necessity of a foreign language background. You and many others are thankf-ul for the Latin taught by MISS LLORA LAMB, head of the Language department. She is always eager to expand her department and next year will add German to the curriculum .... Ice skater, philosopher, skier, naturalist, traveler, impromp- tu orator, Cicero adherent-all describe MR. PRINCE SLAVEN, Latin and English teacher. After developing a sound grammatical back- ground and knowledge of word stems, Mr. Slaven's Latin students find they have an im- proved understanding of their own language . . . . In her room, gaily decorated with serapes, baskets, and straw ligures, MISS ALICE MAR- TIN teaches Spanish and Iirench. Her classes also study not only the vocabularies but the culture of the lands whose languages they are learning. Martin Swanson, M..-X. Ellen Irvine, M.A. Valora Osberg, A,Ii. Flora Idinyb' AJS, Leroy Donaldson, I'n.I tl. Prince Slaven, A.l5. Ruth Stickle, M.A. Alice Martin, M.A. Royal Ilarshbarger. MUN. 0 13 o

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