North Platte High School - Roundup Yearbook (North Platte, NE)

 - Class of 1933

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I ll nl A l N x lx 7 'rbi THE ROUND-UP Fern Bretcrnitz H W. J. Braham MR. BRAHAM - CFFICE Mr. Braham has been the superintendent of the North Platte city school system for the past eleven years. He is very popular with the students and is respected throughout the city because of his efficient handling of the many problems connected with the administration of the schools. The superintendent is chosen by the Board of Education, and they are in turn elected by the voters of the city. The superinten- dent is subject to the rules and regula- tions of the board. Mr. Braham graduated from Walnut High School in Pennsylvania. He attended Slippery Rock State Normal School, and received his A. B. and M. A. degrees from the Walnut Grove College in that state. He has a number of hours toward his Doctor's degree from Columbia Uni- versity and the Southern Branch of the University of California. Mr. Braham has made an extensive study of education and has had valuable experience along these lines. He has traveled over the greater part of the United States and in every instance has brought back some material that was of interest and value to the schools and the community. Mr. Braham is active in civic affairs as well as educational circles. Although Mr. Braham's duties call for a great deal of his time, he always finds opportunity to speak at assemblies and to tell a "that reminds me" story. FERN BRETERNITZ Fern Breternitz is an alumna of the North Platte High School having grad- uated with the class of 1922. During her high school career she took active part in Girl Reserves and Student Council. She was elected to the Student Council in her Sophomore year and was a member for the three years following. She is a charter member of that organization. The two years after her graduation she was a reporter for the Lincoln County Tribune. In 1924 she accepted the posi- tion as private secretary for Mr. Braham. In addition to her duties as secretary to Mr. Braham, Fern does all the bookkeep- ing for the Board of Education and has proven to be a main link between the superintendent and the board. "Thu rlulumn z u 111111-KU, 'zrllcn llw front ia in tlw ai1',' ...1g...

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-.f1ffQ3.-HQ1iDgU Ps.- E. E. Carr E. G. Williams W. J. Bralmm G. J. Taylor Dr. C. A. Selby B. O. CilllL'llLlI'l' H. E. Day BOARD CE EDUCATION E. G. Williams, president of the Board of Education, is the oldest member on the board, this being his seventh year. Mr. Williams is a prominent North Platte citi- zen, and the president of the North Platte Monument Works. Dr. C. A. Selby, vice president of the Board of Education is a well known and prosperous doctor in the city of North Platte. He has been on the board for the past six years, and is one of the oldest members. E. E. Carr, secretary of the Board of Education, is serving his fifth year as a member. Mr. Carr is a well known lawyer in North Platte and has taken active part in civic organizations of our city. G. J. Taylor is president of the McDon- ald State Bank. Previous to this position he was treasurer of Lincoln county. Mr. Taylor is well liked by all of the citizens in North Platte and has been an asset to the Board of Education for the past five years. H. E. Day is one of North Platte's most prosperous business men, being the owner of the Day Milling Company. Mr. Day can be depended upon whenever there is something to be done. He has been on the board for four years and has given much of his time to its purpose. W. J. Braham is the adviser to the Board of Education. He takes his work to heart, but still has time to speak on various occasions to the student body of North Platte High School. Mr. Braham has assisted the board for eleven years. B. O. Callender, a newly elected mem- ber to the Board of Education, is the own- er of the B. O. Callender Service Stations. He is well known in North Platte and is capable of the responsibility which has recently been placed upon him. l I l il "And pulc rluyliylif yfrnfly finycfw the gypsy r-:imp L1-74 was



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-'THE ROUND-UP Ruby McKain Leslie W. Nelson MR. NELSON - OFFICE In the fall of 1929 Mr. L. W. Nelson came to North Platte High School to ac- cept the position of principal left vacant when Mr. Correll went to make his home in Long Beach, California. Mr. Nelson has completed his fourth year in the position. Mr. Nelson graduated from the Mead High School at Mead, Nebraska. He received his A. B. degree from the Wes- leyan University at Lincoln, Nebraska, in 1922. His graduate work has been done at the University of Nebraska, University of Colorado, and at Columbia Teachers College. Instructor in Economics in Central High School in Sioux City, Nebraska was one of Mr. Nelson's first positions as an educator. He was promoted to the posi- tion of Superintendent of schools at New- man Grove, Nebraska. He stayed there for three years previous to his acceptance of his position in the North Platte High School. Mr. Nelson has given new and worth- while ideas to the High School, and has also given much of his time so that these ideas may be carried out successfully. Mr. Nelson takes pride in the student I achievements, the development of activ- ities, and in the school as a whole. RUBY MCKAIN Miss McKain graduated from the North Platte High School with the class of 1930. She became Mr. Nelson's secretary on March 3, 1930, working in his office dur- ing her study periods and before and after school. After her graduation she became his private secretary. During Ruby's career as a High School student she took part in many activities. She was a member of the Girl Reserves for four years. In her senior year she acted as devotional leader. She was select- ed as the lead in both the junior and senior class plays. Ruby served as secre- tary and treasurer for her class in her junior and senior years. In 1930 she was elected to the National Honor Society. In 1931 she was elected president of this organization and has held the office since that time. Through her position Ruby has learned to know many of the students personally and she is admired by all of them be- cause of her democratic spirit. A joyuun, laltcrcd 'u:amlcrcr, with uuznzzc in her hair." ..19.. l l I l 6 K lx P ...S

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