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Publishing the Peruvian can be both tun and educational for those taking print shop. Greg Hall, lim Hahn
Sam Baldwin and Dennis Weideman adiust the paper while learning to operate the presses,
Handicrafts Taught Future Traclesmen
For those who planned occupations in var-
ious vocational trades, acquiring skills in wood-
working, drafting, printing, and machine oper-
ation loegan with courses at PHS. These practi-
cal arts courses provided experience in the
mechanical aspects ct industry
The clack and clatter oi PHS presses print'
ing the school paper meant a new issue what
all the press ' To the printing classes, however,
this sound sjfmlaoliged a week or more ol work
settinii tjfiie, printing copy, and running presse
es. Arprentice printers set headlines and
rrinted ivafses, programs, and attendance slips.
lfliich rriritingi 1 f.ff its done for the iuniar high, in-
Cllldlflil the stiiiply ot report cards and if-ass
Boys in metal shop classes learned the uses
at the drill rrf' t.r- s, metal lathe, and grinders ln
the process all welding they used hath the arc
Welder and the welding torch, Finished pro-
ducts in metal classes included scrilaers,
punches, and tack hammers.
Using CI machine is :so much easier than cleaning
ani repairing it.: intricate part.: final lan Williams and
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"Where is that last note?" Linda Dahl hopefully awaits
one final "umpa" from Ron Moffat's tuba.
Musicians experienced more than one change
during the year, Their concerts were er.t1re.j.'
different from the traditional prograrrrrg of the
past. At yuletide the atmosphere was Caspian
the Christmas story unique, The Spring Corrce
was divided into two separate everrgrig pres
sentaticns, one choral, the other irifgtruriehtal
For the first time in many years, the rrxis
department traveled to music contests throught'
out the state. The Belles, Swing Choir, Choa,
and Band performed at many civic function
statewide and local.
The Tri-State Music Festival provided an
portunity for evaluation of other musical groups,
An invitational contest at Ball State Urrivereitj
proved both beneficial and enjoyable.
The Stage for Talent
Awaiting approval of the Belles dresses, Mr. Noble proudly shows a new gown to Patty Wilson and Pam Yentes as
the rest of the Belles watch.
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Various machines familiar to boys in woodshop include the circular saw, Mike Hoover watches CI," Roby Spare:
swiftly slices a board.
Useful Skills in Practical Arts Classes
Drafting courses were designed to teach ac-
curacy and precision in the use of special draw-
ing tools. Students drew scale models of
machine parts with compasses ,T-squares, spec-
ial rulers, and protractors. Future engineers
and architects found the knowledge gained
about machine and house construction invalu-
able for ultimate use.
Buzzing saws and pounding hammers were
signs of another days work in woodworking
classes. Here students made plans for con-
structions of their own. First the scale model
was drawn, then a step-by-step plan of pro-
cedure was submitted to the teacher for ap-
proval. The jig saw, jointer, wood lathe, and
bccnd saw were used during the building stage.
Some items that were made included coffee
tables, lamps, cutting boards, and bookcases.
Practical arts people, beginners or more ad-
vanced, realized the feeling of pride in accom-
plishment, whether it was in printing a paper,
drawing a dream home, or building a home-
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Sanders and Art Edwards to duplicate
with compcisses, T-squares, and rulers.
Precision, preserverence. and practice b' 7
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