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MISS ETI-IEL WOODEN, PRINCIPAL
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Back Row----Mrs. Vivian Miller, Foodsg Mrs. Nellie Gerold, Librariang
Miss Mildred Pickering, Power Machines, Miss Lois Burman,
Tea Room: Mrs. Elizabeth Stoepler, Office Practice: Miss
Ruth Moorhead, Personal Regimeng Miss Garnet Thompson,
Retail Selling, Mrs. Margaret Bellemore, Dictaphone.
--Mrs. Margaret Dwyer, Distributive Educationg Miss Cecelia
Earhart, Household Management, Mrs. Dorothy Lyle, Mer-
chandising, Mrs. Stella Harre, Physical Education, Mrs.
Freida Schneider, Cafeteriag Mrs. Ruby Buck, Bookkeeping
and Office Machines: Mrs. Helen Merickel, Foods, Mrs.
Jane Gebauer, Related Art.
Mrs. Lois Swanson, Tests, Miss Adrienne Curtis, English
and Retail Selling, Mrs. Kate R. Gailey, English, Mrs.
Leona Probst, History and Social Problems: Mrs. Elizabeth
Von Hoff, Clothing, Mrs. Edith Bullard, Cosmetology: Miss
Thelma Howey, English and Social Problems.
-Mrs. Edith Sotherland, Attendance clerkg Mrs. Ruth
Hartnett, Stenographyg Miss Alice MacRobert, Productiong
Miss Ethel Wooden, Principalg Miss Marian Barth, English,
Mrs. Ruth Rustad, Coordinator, Miss Laura DeBolt, Office
Page 15 text:
OUR FIRST LADY SPEAKS
To you--who are completing the three years of preparation for
employment at Harriet Whitney Vocational High School--go my greetings
and all good wishes. '
Perhaps I should stop with that, but I cannot refrain from
adding a review of the factors which aside from your skill will con-
tribute to your success. Let me enumerate these items as they have
been presented to you many times: democracy, adjustment, foresight,
work, a sense of humor, emotional control, health.
Democracy leads the list because it seems to provide the con-
ditions necessary to the successful fulfillment of the other factors.
Adjustment, adaptation to circumstances or events that are
beyond our control is a basic principle. It does not infer accep-
tance of conditions which one can alter but does preclude the futile
beating of wings against immovable walls of opposition.
Foresight is that which Santayana avers is uthe greatest gift
of gods to men.H It is the ability by which we are able to look
ahead and plan a long time course which will lead to success. Only
through it can we be masters of our fate.
Work, and the joy in it, is the cornerstone on which our school
is founded. No more need to be said. .
Combine with joy in work a sense of humor to lighten the strain,
when life becomes tense, and there is provided a safety valve for
disturbed emotions. I
All of this, of course, presupposes an ability to preserve
emotional control. Hate, anger, jealousy, and envy are counter irv
ritants leading away from success. Self discipline and self res-
traint are the prerequisites of a happy life.
Without health, all other factors fail except for the most
persistent individual who can live above pain. Throughout your three
years of school, health has been approached from the positive side
Given healthy bodies at birth, your responsibility is to so obey the
laws of health that a similar degree is maintained for life.
I have indicated briefly the factors which with skill have been
stressed in your stay with us. May you proceed on the path of
employment happy and unafraid!
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