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Page 17 text:
Tech's TaculTy, headed by Mr. Frank C. Daniel, principal, and
Miss Jessie Coope and Mr. A. M. VlieT, assisTanT principals, have
The sincere appreciaTion oT The graduaTing class Tor Their loyal
Triendship, ever-helpTuI insTrucTion, and paTienT guidance Through-
ouT our high school days. IT is Through Their eTTorTs and coopera-
Tion during pasT years ThaT McKinley Today is able To oTTer The
Tine courses in academic, commercial. and Technical subiecTs.
Tech was TirsT organized in 1898 by Mr. Koyl, a physics Teacher
aT CenTraI, when he and a group of boys inTeresTed in consTrucTing
Things wiTh Tools meT in The basemenT oT old CenTraI High School
aT SevenTh and O STreeTs, N. W. The class grew unTil more room
was needed, and Mr. Chamberlin, The new direcTor oT Manual
Training in The DisTricT oT Columbia, was appoinTed by The Board
oT Ed.ucaTion To help Them organize a school oT Their own. The
McKinley Manual Training High School was Thus Tounded in I902
aT SevenTh STreeT and Rhode Island Avenue, N. W., wiTh abouT
454 pupils and 22 Teachers. IT was noT unTil I928 ThaT our presenT
building was compIeTed. The enrollmenT has conTinued To increase
unTil Today There are approximaTely 2464 sTudenTs and 90 members
oT The TaculTy.
NOT ONLY IS THERE AN ART IN earning A THING, BUT ALSO A
CERTAIN ART IN Z-eaclyiwj IT."
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Do you remember when you TirsT learned ThaT
Tech had a greenhouse?-We do. We remember
how Thrilled we were aT The idea. A whole green-
house, wiTh glass walls and rooT, Tull oT sunshine and
a warm earThy smell. IT made us Teel ThaT Tech
was really a marvelous school.
For we were Tresh Trom junior high school: we
had noT anTicipaTed such an uTTerly new world. The
greenhouse was The culminaTion oT The new sighTs
and The new equipmenT ThaT had been disclosed To
us ThaT TirsT day. IT gave Tech a digniTy which
carried iT Tor all Time beyond our wildesT dreams OT
The Tullness oT high school liTe. NoThing, save The
discovery oT The organ, ever equaled The Teelings
of mixed pride and ioy and awe which we TelT Tor
This high school ThaT had a greenhouse oT iTs very
Page 18 text:
The English DeparTmenT,
having The largesT sTaTT oT
Teachers in The building, is un-
der The supervision oT Miss
WaTIcins. They are: MISS L.
P. BAILEY, MISS S. BRETT.
MR. R. D. BRINKER, MISS L.
CARPENTER, MISS I-I. C.
DERRICK, MISS E. FOSTER.
MRS. J. C. FRANKLIN, MRS.
A. M. FRAZIER, MRS. E. B.
FROST, MISS L. KINGSLEY,
MISS M. H. SELAI-I, MISS
L. J. SMITT-I, MISS L. E.
STEWART, MISS R. WAT-
KINS, and MISS V. J. WILLIS.
Pupils are required To Take
English during Their Tull Three
years aT Tech. ATTer The TiTTh
semesTer, The English course
is divided inTo college prepar-
aTory and pracTicaI courses.
College English VI, VII. and
VIII are open To group one
pupils only, and are sTudies
oT English liTeraTure. PracTical
English, Oral English, and
Modern LiTeraTure consTiTuTe
The regular English course
which is recommended To
pupils noT planning To go To
college. Journalism, Speech,
and Grammar are eIecTives
open To group one pupils and
may be Taken in addiTion To,
buT noT as subsTiTuTes Tor, The
above required courses.
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