Gloucester High School - Flicker Yearbook (Gloucester, MA)

 - Class of 1960

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(New 7, w” I jjj therejyas 1 pla ; 4nd since $ne had ha 1 previous experience with girls’ drill squads, she un- wor k and jilJmi hern to the best of her ability. foundftjand jfffis presented a problem; for during World War II, materi as as everything else. The girls soon solved this problem clothing i Jhatf J ey already had or could easily get. Their uniforms consisted s white shirt, red stockings, brown and white saddle shoes, red skic after men’s overseas caps. These hats were made by a local tailor tisin of JA i y o The drill team progressed rapidly; and one day while they were drilling, the R.O.T.C. com mander at the time, Sergeant C. W. Tucker, commented on their progress and even went so far as to say that they drilled better than the boys. He was so impressed, that he asked if they could drill for one of the Officers’ parties held at that time in January or February. This was a won- derful opportunity for the girls, and they did so well that they were asked to be a permanent part of that party every year. In 1944, the girls’ drill team was adopted by the R.O.T.C. and made a regular part of the military program. Although they are not recognized as an official military organization of Gloucester High School,- they have become a standard part of all R.O.T.C. activities. They participate in drill at the two annual officers’ parties, Veteran’s Day, Memorial Day, Field Day, formal inspections, football games, and civic functions. Today, the Girls’ Drill Team has become a source of great com- petition among the girls at Gloucester High School. The Drill Team consists of fifty-five girls. In the fall of each year, new members are selected to fill the vacancies left by the graduates of the previous year. To be eligible for the Drill Team, a girl must have a good scholastic record and she must have perfect school citizenship. The purpose of the Girls’ Drill Team is to help the girls to develop confidence, coordination, teamwork, and leadership. It is a wonderful organization for a girl who has the time and in- terest for it.



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Our Vice-principal, Mr. W. S. Parkhurst, came to Gloucester High School in 1926. At that time he was a teacher of mathematics. Fourteen years later, in 1940, he became head of the mathematics department, and in 1954 he took on the duties of Vice-principal. Mr. Parkhurst’s education was received at Boston University, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Edu- cation degree in 1935, and his Master of Education, Cum Laude, in 1940. Scheduling programs, arranging the mid-year examinations, and also working with the cafeteria personnel are some of the many things Mr. Parkhurst has done during his years at Gloucester High School. Of course, he is always working very closely with Mr. Smith on matters of admin- istration, too. Mr. Parkhurst has also done much in organizing the faculty and student parking system by distributing stickers and assigning parking spaces. In addition, he receives the credit of establishing the system of late bus passes. Mr. Parkhurst has been very kind and considerate to both teachers and students alike. He is always there to help whenever any problems arise. We of Gloucester High School will always remember the understanding, the sympathy, and the kindness of Mr. Parkhurst, teacher, department head, first-floor supervisor, Vice-principal, and friend.

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