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Page 14 text:
Mr. Clay pulls the venetian blind cord and immediately the office is flooded with the sunlight
of another day. Soon the voices of teachers are heard as they come down the hall toward the office.
Thus at about eight o'clock each morning the activity begins slowly, and mounts steadily throughout
the day to make the office always a place of accomplishment and confusion. A few minutes later
the office will be filled with teachers who must "sign in" before beginning their day's labor, outside,
the walk up to school is becoming more crowded, and soon the students will also be pouring into
the office to add to the general confusion.
The office staff and its assistants are constantly on the run looking for grade cards, blank admits,
absentee slips, or selling football tickets, looking up where a student is that period, or carrying
out any other whim a student might have. Executing their jobs with great proficiency and apparently
no bothers at all, this staff is nevertheless glad to see three o'clock roll around. As the sound of
the voices gets further away, the blinds again are closed, and another day in the office is complete.
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Page 13 text:
Mr. W. E. Moreland Cseated at leftl, Superin-
tendent of the Houston Public Schools, is elected
by the School Board of which Mr. Ewing Werlein is
president. Mr. Moreland's duties are many and va-
ried. Under his leadership and farseeing vision the
Houston School System has expanded rapidly and
has attained an excellence in all fields of secondary
Mr. .l. H. Wright Cstanding at leftl is Director of
Personnel for the Houston Independent School Dis-
trict. He is an active participant in all civic projects.
He was for several years, assistant principal of La-
mar High School and still has a deep interest in the
welfare of the pupils themselves.
Mr. J. O. Webb is the Assistant Superintendent of
the Houston Schools in charge of the Senior High
Schools. Mr. Webb is pictured at the left in his spaci-
ous office on the first floor of the Administrative
Mr. W. J. Moyes Cat leftl has just placed two
new football trophies on exhibit in the library.
Football boys Dick Bintliff and Jack Carson ad-
mire the Raymond Pearson Award which Lamar has
received four times for winning the City Cham-
pionship. The other trophy is the one awarded to
Lamar by the lnterscholastic League, for winning
second place in the State Big City Play-off. In
an impressive assembly program Bill Chanslor ac-
cepted these trophies on behalf of the team.
Mr. Madden stands in front of sixteen hundred
football fans at a "pep" rally and urges them to
continue to support their team. Once a football
coach himself, he gets great pleasure out of spon-
soring the victorious Indians. Two of the yell leaders
stand by waiting to say a word about the coveted
Sportsmanship Cup which Lamar has won twice in
the last four years.
Page 15 text:
Miss Ruth Taylor
ln her sweet understanding woy Miss Taylor
handles the job of being Mr. Moyes' secretary.
Her patience in all matters has made her re-
spected and loved by everyone. Besides her
full-time job as secretary Miss Taylor is able
to secure substitutes, supervise the cafeteria
cashiers, and look after keys and supplies.
Mrs. Edith Ferrell
Being the school's registrar is no simple task,
but with ease and a wonderful sense of humor
Mrs. Ferrell handles her job with apparently no
difficulties. No newcomer to Lamar's office
staff, Mrs. Ferrell recalls the first day the doors
of the school were opened. A list of her many
duties would consist of interviewing parents and
students about courses, mailing transcripts of
records to colleges, and ranking the Senior
Mrs. Alice Harrell
This picture of Mrs. Harrell, Lamar's treas-
urer and bookkeeper, shows her in one of her
most arduous tasks, stacking, counting, and roll-
ing the money from the lunch room. Mrs. Har-
rell's books, in which she records the expendi-
tures and all money transactions of the many
school organizations, are neat, accurate, and
very helpful aids to students who wish to refer
to past years about financial difficulties.
With her patience, willingness to help, and
interest Mrs. Harrell has won the deepest ad-
miration and respect of theientire student body.
Mrs. Selden Leavell
In the attendance office sits Mrs. Leavell,
and around her continually busying themselves
are her student office assistants. Because of her
kindness and common sense the job of handling
discipline problems has been added to the usual
tasks of managing the book room, checking on
absentees, taking phone calls, and delivering
In spite of her many duties Mrs. Leavell
always has time to joke with the continual
group of students that mill into her office for
no reason except to have a good time.
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