Manhattan High School - Blue M Yearbook (Manhattan, KS)

 - Class of 1944

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STRENGTH THROUGH THE YEARS MANHATTAN HIGH SCHOOL O SHOW that the school that Manhattan Hlgh School IS play mg a de11n1te and 1mpo1tant 1ole 1n oux nat1ons wax fo1 lxeedom to show that the school IS a vltal lnstmment towald shapmg ou1 nat1ons peacetlme futulc and at the same tune to xecall the manv IJIECIOUS moments ol the school yeax th1s then IS oux theme



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B ILDING TO URRO THRU GH EDUCATIO HROUGH tl1e effox ts of tl1e capable faculty of Man l1attan High School the youth of today a1e being educated fo1 the wo1 ld of tomouow We the youth of today will have many obstacles which ou1 teacheis a1e Dlepallng us to meet It IS not so much the subiects they teach as tl1e intangible things they have given us the sense of 1espons1b1l1ty 1n1t1at1ve enthusiasm willing ness to coopeiate dependability fan play good Judg ment and most of all the ability to laugh to 1ea1n and to wo1k To acquaint us Wlth the ways of democ1acy the school system has been developed and established along lines s1m1la1 to those of ou1 demociatic natlon The Boa1d of Education which is headed by Ml P J Newman ieaches the student body th1ough the supeiintendent Ml 1' V Beigman and the p11nc1pal Ml H H Bishop and the faculty Just as the national gove1nment xeaches the individual th1ough the state govexnment F01 mo1e dl1ECt p1epa1at1on of the students fO1 to mo11ows WO11d a wlde and p1act1cal va11ety of COUISES IS offeied The school offe1s Enghsh home economics a1t p11nt1ng commeice mathemaucs fo1e1gn languages social science pubhc speaking science music manual HILS vocat1onal ag11cultu1e genelal shop and physical education Even though in each couise the 1eal1t1es of wa1 have been faced the su1eness of peace has not been lost Knowmg these things to be tl ue the Boa1d of Education and M1 Be1gman chose most ca1eful1y the teache1s to f1ll the vacancies which appea1ed du11ng the cou1se of the yea1 Being just as conscientious M1 Bishop was most thoughtful 1n his supe1v1s1on of both the student body and the faculty Silently but effectively active behind the lines was the Boaid of Education composed of six f11ends ne1gh boxs and pa1ents of the students M1 P J Newman p1cs1dent M1 Ray H Pollom vice president Dean R W Babcock D1 K F Bascom Ml G W G1v1n M1 T O McClung as well as Miss Clala Spilman cle1k of tl1e boa1d and Ml R C B811 t1easu1er It was with s1nce1e 1eg1ets that seveial of the faculty membexs left the11 teaching and f11ends he1e in Man l1attan High School I' is thxough thls act howeye1 tl1at then t1ue wo1 th IS proven So we 1831126 that they a1e willmg to defend 1n life those things which they have taught in school Ou1 fo1me1 school DUISG Miss Ma1tha B11ll is now seiving somewhe1e in the South Pacific as a lieutenant in the a1my nu1se coxps Ml RODQIL Boles fO1mCl biology teache1 IS now a se1geant in the a1 my in O1egon Du11ng the school yea1 Ml Wil 11am Cla1k was inducted into the a1my Too often the adm1n1st1at1on of a school IS taken fo1 g1anted We a1e about to complete a most successful school yea1 Befoxe we tuck the thought of It away 1n the faxthest COIHCI of ou1 memo11es to bung fo1th late1 in silent t11bute let us now thank these people f01 the11 kindness coope1at1on thoughtfulness and all of the many things they have done fo1 us It isnt facts alone in life that make fo1 the gleatest happiness its consideration and kindliness and sympathy. Its friends -like these. F V BERGMAN SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS ll rli Ilniur mr r ll ui 1 uc I ll qw H Il BISHOP PRINCIPAL BS., Kansas Wesleyan' M.S. Univer- sity of Chicago.

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