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Page 228 text:
It is rather interesting how some
teachers happened into teaching.
Mrs. Alma Kotez originally in-
tended to be a secretary, but she
went to a teaching college and
discovered that teaching appealed
to her more. When Mr. James Din-
een was in the Army in Germany,
he was commanded to teach, so
he taught a sixth grade class in an
elementary school. He enjoyed it
so much, he decided to follow it
as his career. Although coaching
was his original interest, Mr. Dick
Matter considers himself a teacher
first. After student teaching, Mr.
Ronald Crouch decided he wasn't
really interested, so he went into
industry. Since he had already
dedicated five years of his life to
teaching, he changed back to his
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Mr. Edward Mitchell spends the
time he has outside of school in
many interesting ways. He likes
gourmet cooking, especially breads
and pastries, such as Swedish
tea-rings. He also enjoys copper
enameling small dishes, ashtrays,
etc,,and is the leader of a 4-H
William Baltzell Bill Bishop Barbara Brooks
Driver's Ed. Business Ed. Business Ed.
Thomas Fordonski Jacqueline French Helen Gehring
Business Ed. Cooperative Ed. Cooperative Ed.
DID YOU KNOW THAT. . .Mr.
Bill Adams feels that students
are basically honest, forthright,
and nice to be around. . .Mr.
Gerald Kaminski is the head coach
for all three junior highs in swim-
ming. . .in the twenty years that
Mr. William Baltzell has taught
Driver's Education at MHS, he has
only been involved in five accidents
Cplus two on the range which he
doesn't really countl. . .Mrs.
Karen McAvoy enjoys collecting
antiques and fixing up her older
style home. . .Mrs. Helen
Gehring has three children, four
stepchildren, and eleven grand-
children. . .one of Miss Sandra
Swafford's pet peeves is the 55
miles per hour speed limit. . .
Mr. Scott Turnipseed enjoys
teaching because he likes the
challenge of doing something new
every hour. . .the thing that
Mrs. Barbara Brooks likes about
the school is the fact that it's
only open for nine months out of
the year. . .for the past two
summers Mr. Thomas Fordonski
has been self-employed as an
if if if
Larry Carls Ronald Crouch
Drivers' Ed. Cooperative Ed.
Donald Healy Gerald K
Cooperative Ed. Driver's Ed-
224 Business Ed., Cooperative Ed., and Driver's Ed.
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DID YOU KNOW THAT . . .Don Wehr likes to brush his teeth with
baking soda and salt. . .Cedric Salisbury likes to work on a model
railroad in his spare time. . .if you sit on your desk in Martin Calm-
er's class, you may have to do twenty-five push-ups as a punishment
. . .Eleanor Keim is the Coordinator for this year's "Focus on Home
Economics" week. . .before Ronald lVloon taught vocational machine
classes, he was a tool maker and machinist at Caterpillar in Peoria
. . .Judith Cavanah teaches "because I want to make a difference in
someone's life" . . . Richard Marlin used to hunt foxes with his own
foxhounds. . .Ray Brasmer was in the Army Reserves for over thirty
years. . .Joe Mortier's favorite food is red snapper.
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Mr. John Small, who attended MHS and graduated in 1964, has been
welding since he was fourteen. He taught welding to all the kids in his
neighborhood who wanted to learn, so he just naturally turned to
-- Mr. Marlin boats on the Mississippi on weekends, heads his church's
youth group on Sundays, and enjoys gardening, fishing, and watching
sports on TV in his other spare time.
-- Mrs. Keim likes collecting antiques and travelling throughout North
America. Some day she hopes to visit Italy and Switzerland.
-- Mrs.Anderson enjoys water-skiing, canoeing, tennis, gardening,
-- Mr. Norris likes making pottery and travelling to Wyoming and
Colorado in the summer to enjoy the outdoors with his wife.
-- Mr. Rebener fills his spare time by working on cars, hunting, fish-
ing, skiing, and ice skating.
-- Mr. Mortiers's hobbies are skeet shooting and photography.
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Home Economics and Industrial Arts 223
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lnattention was found to be one
gzeiogzf gggifqigfgjge' of the most widely agreed upon
thara Matter Karen McA1,,,y pet peeves. Nlr. James Dineen
ver'S Ed- Cooperatiye Ed- related a common sentiment when
Qisszgscgdmccauley gclg:L?a':::hEZ'.' he said that he becomes very
is Mitchell Brian shew, upset with students who don't
siness Ed. Business Eq. use their full capabilities. lVlrs.
2fg2sf"E3ff0'd gfgfLJsL"E5PSeed Lois lVlitchell doesn't like it
' when: people chew gum with
their mouths open, students
comb their hair in class, and
students don't show school
spirit and get involved in school-
related activities. One thing
that really bothers lVIrs. Bar-
bara Brooks is having students
persist in lying to her after
they've been caught cheat-
ing or skipping. Nlr. Bill
Adams is annoyed by discour-
teous people in general, and
lVliss Jacqueline French and
lVlr. Ronald Crouch both echoed
this feeling. The former said
she doesn't like students cut-
ting down other students opin-
ions, and the latter said he
i or doesn't like people putting
other people down. lVlr. Gerald
Kaminski also dislikes ill-
mannered people in the form of
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Sandra Swafford--handwork such
as embroidery, knitting, etc.,
Ronald Crouch--boating, hunt-
sewing, bridge, taking walks.
Bill Baltzell-golf, fishing,
Dick lVlatter--watching all sports
on TV, tropical fish, golf.
Brian Shelor--music, swimming,
building this own housel.
Nancy Krueger--travelling, an-
tiques, working with house-
plants, decorating her home.
Alma Kotez--travelling, cooking.
Business Ed., Cooperative Ed., and Driver's Ed. 225
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