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SENTOR ANNUAL N327 11
Glenn C. Harris
T is impossible to express our regret at the departure of our super-
intendent, Glenn C. Harris, who, since his
School in 1923, has won for himself, hy his
greetings and unobtrusiveness, a eherished
students and townspeople.
arrival at Hamburg High
never failing smile, kindly
place in the hearts of both
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of the most praiseworthy
High School, will always
The achievements of this man, some
developments in the history of Hamburg
as monuments to his unquestionable ability.
Under his guidance the weekly Friday morning assemblies were
He suggested and carried out the well-known and celebrated one-
Mr. Harris may well be called the father of our sc-hool for it was
under his careful supervision that this structure was erected and
lt was through his influence that one of the most popular branches
of the school curriculum, the commereial department, was originated
His sense of justice prompted him to enforce the prohibition of
the presentation of blank diplomas to students unqualified for gradna'
He also secured the provision of a school nurse and regular elinies
for the pupils of Hamburg schools,
But the little deeds of kindness and helpfulness, which he has done
for us, are acts that are esteemed by everyone whom he has under his
VVhen we were disheartened he encouraged usg
VVhen we wished to drop subjects he talked to us and inspired us
tobrace up and work all the more iudustriouslyg
VVhen we succeeded he always congratulated us heartily and told
ns that he had been quite confident that we could accomplish the task,
His delight at our sueeess was a greater recompense than any tem-
poral reward 5
lf we committed any wrong, he showed us wherein we had erred
but never became angry or impatient with us,
He always looked upon our social and athletie activities with a
favoring smile and a. generous disposition,
lf, at any time during our course, we could not decide what path to
take, we always found Mr. Harris, standing at the cross-roads like a
sign post, pointing in the direction which he thought best for us.
Just so, he has gone through difficult situations during the past
four years with perseverance, patience and calmness.
V And so, in bidding farewell, we give to Mr. Harris our fondest apprecia-
tion. His reserved disposition, the unassuming manner in which he allows others
to receive the credit for his aehievements, and his sincere friendship for his
pupils will ever remain in our memories. t
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10 SENIOR ANNUAL 1927
Dear Young' Friends:
My associations with you in the past ive years have brought nic much
happiness, but I ani waiting for the years to justify iny faith in your splendid
lf you have the courage to be yourselves, .notwithstanding criticism or
ridicule, you have the first requisite of success. Then, if you will live by the
homely virtues of honesty and thrift, decency and cleanliness, faith and hope,
and Want it sincerely, success will bc yours.
Success rcnieniber is nothino' else than the attainment of fundamental
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happiness. I want you to succecd because l want you to he happy.
' Glenn C. Harris
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SENIOR ANNUAL 1927
FRANK N. ZURBRICK-
5 Principal of Senior High School
A. mighty man of strength zmol physique
K He knows his stuff. He can't be beast
z Mr. Zurbrick is a graduate from Buffalo
State Normal School. He was principal
of North Collins High School for several
years. He is teacher of American History
and Civics. He is a very good teacher and
a good sport, also an able administrator
MRS. VERNON SIMMONS-
She teaches us English and is our boss.
She has great pattiemce and 7lP'U07' gels
Mrs. Simmons is a graduate of the
Marion State Normal. She has taught in
Hamburg' High for the past six years.
During the last year she aided in organiz-
ing the Newspaper Club and The Societas
Honoris. She has won many friends among'
MRS. ARTHUR HOWE-
Matllzenzattics will be no rlreafl,
If, by Mrs. Howe, you will be led.
Mrs. Howe, graduate of Wells College,
has taught here several years. Vllithout
doubt, there is not a better loved or more
greatly admired teacher in Hamburg High
School than Mrs. Howe. She is an infle-
.fatigablv worker for her pupils.
CHARLES H. IJOTH, B. S.-Science
A heart as sturdy as cm ooh
Always rea-diy with cz joke.
Mr. Loth is a graduate of the University
of Buffalo. His cheery smile and hearty
czliaractei-istics won him a worthy place on
the staff. Mr Loth has successfull ' tau ht
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in Hamburg High School for three years.
A mam of hntoiwleclgej and man of mimlg
A wiser 'ma-n is hard to find.
Mr. Simmons, who is a graduate of Buf-
falo University, is our worthy history
teacher and a willing helper in many
things. He is a good sport in leisure hours,
and a man of business in study hours. Mr.
Simmons has performed his duties so well
that he has been appointed principal of the
Senior High School for the coming year.
in Always ready to help-thatls Mr. Simmons.
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