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There's been a new emphasis upon guidance -that is taking stock of More foreign language! Dr. James Conant's recommendations point the way to a predictable
the present and planning realistically for the future. Dr. Robert Hanson increase in advanced classes llike this third- and fourth-year Latin groupt. Next year Grosse
helped Claire Langston, l2A, settle the question of which colleges she Pointe High School will add fourth-year French, third-year Spanish, third-year German,
should apply for. and first-year Russian.
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College-level work in high school? lt's coming! By means of advanced
placement exams, more and more students will eliminate some of their
freshman college requirements. Don Myers, HA, Ben Weyhing, HA,
Peter Mitchelson, l2A, Bruce Paquette, HA, and Carl Jernegan, l2A,
set their sights on the exam for chemistry credits.
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in this highly specialized age calls for new sight, whether
it be in the field of science or in the field of education.
Like the rocket, Grosse Pointe High School is chart-
ing new directions. More and more confidently, it is
broadening old paths and creating new ones.
Today's challenge provides the thrust to break away
from inclinations to stand fast and rest on past laurels.
More changes will follow the changes already insti-
tuted. The curriculum will become more comprehen-
sive, new in some respects but still retaining the best
of the old.
With vital interest the Class of June, 1959, will
watch the progress along the new paths first traveled
during its high school years. Today's seniors feel special
pride in having been pioneers in new directions in
Already an influence in spreading world understanding, the foreign exchange program Long hours . . . good thinking . . . hard work . . . more
will surely expand in extent and vitality. Exchange students from the Detroit area of all of these will produce more projects for future
helped an entire audience of Grosse Pointers increase their awareness of other Grosse Pointe Science Fairs. As an example, John David-
son, l2A, displayed his physics project, a radioteletype.
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Newly designed Border Cities League flags, only recently hung in the auditorium-
gymnasium, symbolize the closer cooperation among neighbors that is sure to
characterize the future.
Whal will they do? Where will they go? What will they need to lrnow? For hig
school students like Dave Kalember and Clif? Kuhl, l2A's, the future beckons in
directions their fathers never dreamed ol.
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learly and crisply over the loud speaker, an im-
personal voice intones the countdown: "Five-four-
Almost reluctantly, the rocket leaves the launching
pad. Then. as if responding to prayerful urgings. it
roars off in a mighty display of flame and power.
This rocket, sent aloft to place a satellite in orbit,
or perhaps to measure radiation above the earth's
atmosphere. is a symbol of man's ever-widening search
for knowledge - a search that is leading into new
"Direction" is no longer conceived of as a phenome-
non indicated only by the compass needle. "Direction"
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The mos? radical new direchon falren fhls year has been esfablrshed by lull-year classes. For example, lhese sluclenls in Mr. William Schlegelmllclfs English Vlll class have
been working and sfudyrng logelher for a whole year By now fhey know Mr. Schlegelmllch and each olher- and Mr. Schlegelmilch knows fhem llilce a book!!
Meel lhe honors leach-
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English, science, lan-
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