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Page 19 text:
A few highlights of the freshman students' year were speed reading, reading
"Great Expectations" by Charles Dickens, and putting on a play of "Romeo and Juliet.
Another interesting highlight was library procedures taught by Mrs. Murray, librarian.
"Julius Caesar." by William Shakespeare, was acted out by the sophomore class.
Other selections read and studied by the sophomores were "Silas Marner" and "The
Rime of the Ancient Mariner." In addition to their literature studies, grammar played
an important part.
Both freshman and sophomore classes covered an extensive study of newspapers
under the direction of English teacher, Mr. Robert Lavengood.
Develops U nderstandin,
The junior class, accompanied by Mrs. Petty,
traveled to Columbus on January 12, to view the movie
production of "The Sound of Music." During the year,
they studied the various aspects of American Literature
and authors. The second semester's work included a
course in children's literature, as well as a research
The senior class, under the instruction of Mr.
Robert Haxton, studied the various ages of English liter
ature. One six-weeks period was devoted ro the study
of "Macbeth, " Students planning to enter college next
fall were required to write a 4000-6000 word research
Page 18 text:
The goal for the French class student is to acquire
good reading, writing, and speaking ability of the
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Latin class involved the study ofthe grammatical
fundamentals and vocabulary needed to prepare stu-
dents for acquiring a reading knowledge of Latin.1 It al-
so included the fundamentals of mythology. A prac-
tical application ofthe subject came in their studies of
English, since the English language is derived from
many Latin words.
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language. It involves the basic fundamental study in '
addition to language laboratory work. Pictured is the
French I class using the language lab facilities.
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ThegKn0wledge 0 ia Languag
Speech class, instructed by Mr. Robert Haxton,
prepared students to speak well in front of audiences.
Eulogies, arousing speeches, and speeches involving
some type of movement were covered. Panel discus-
sions and debates were studied. Each student was re-
quired to give a ten-minute play cutting during the
second semester of the school year. The speech students
were also in charge of making the announcements on
the public address system daily.
Greg Likes explains the care and operation of a
shotgun in a short demonstration speech.
Page 20 text:
Advanced math students started the year studying
solid geometry with cones, cylinders, and rectangular
solids. Later, trignometric functions, logarithms, and
explanation of graphs were introduced. Mr. Nelson
has found that sending students to the black-board to
work equations makes math more enjoyable and
easier to understand.
Geometry students learned the advantages of a
knowledge of theorems, postulates, and proofs, and a
limited amount of solid geometry was included in
their studies. The students were also assisted in their
work by the use of compasses, straightedges, and
protractors. d d
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Math Students Challenged by New Approach.
Algebra Il students applied their two years of high
school math in learning about functions, sequences,
linear functions, quadratic equations, parabolas, and Algebra I students have learned the basis ofa four-year
imaginary numbers. Much work was done with mathematics program. They studied sets, subsets, proportions
equations, formulas, and graphs. The students pre- factoring, simplifying formulas, equations, graphs, square
pared for next yeafg advanced math, H roots, absolute values, and real numbers.
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