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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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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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Co-ordinating accessories. Lois Behny and Sandy Shu- Gaining experience in home economics. Marcia Russel
ler try various combinations as Connie Collins models her and Pam Hatton Serve Cflfetericl lunches as part of
newly-made skirt and blouse.
their home economics work,
Home Economics Stressed Practice
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Looking out of the corner of her eye, Iennifer Smith woe-
fully regards a mound of dirty dishes as Mary Fisher
offers some advice on the best way to do the job.
Does the way to cz mcm's heart lead down
the road of good cooking? Home economics
girls certainly hoped this was true as they ac-
quired the talents necessary for becoming
master cooks, Practice was the byword in this
department as future homemakers developed
skills required by their vocations.
Home economics majors found, however, that
much more than sewing and cooking was in-
volved in running a home properly. "Prepar-
ation, education, dedication"-the qualities of
a home manager, were put to the test by poten-
tial hoinemakers this past year in daily class-
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