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Presented here is a frief description of
the courses and some of the activities of-
fered at Pontiac Senior High School.
Our Vocational Department is doing
much to provide pre-job training. Pon-
tiac is an industrial community, and an ef-
fort is made to provide the kind of courses
which will prepare students for effective
and efficient employment in industry
through such courses as Machine Shop,
Automotives and Drafting.
Speech students may participate in a
number of activities designed to prepare
students for effective speech work. Basic
courses in speech are offered as well as
specialized courses in dramatics and radio
broadcasting. Our Radio Workshop
broadcasts weekly programs over Radio
Practical home problems are dealt with
realistically in our Home Economics De-
partment. Courses are offered in sewing
Bernice Richards, Hercules
Renda, Elma Waterman,
Arthur Van Rizen, John Pet-
rakis, Reva Baily Knot pic-
Home Economics Group
Clara Gaylord, Grace Hunter
Our Instrumental Music Department
and Vocal Department are outstanding
for their quality of work. We have a very
fine band, and we are equally proud of
the choir, boys and girls glee clubs, and
The Department of Athletics plays an
important part in the curricula at Pontiac.
A wide selection of courses is offered.
Those who preier team sports may parti-
cipate in football, basketball, swimming,
cross-country, track, golf, tennis and base-
ball. Individual sports include swimming,
tennis, golf, and tumbling. Through the
girls' physical education program, gym-
nastics, tumbling, basketball, volleyball,
table tennis, swimming, archery, and cor-
rective gymnastics are offered.
Our Science Department is noteworthy
in the range of subjects offered. Biology,
physics, chemistry and senior science give
the students interested in science an op-
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The Channel at
Row 1: Ethel Lighterness, May B. Derragon,
Robert Beauchamp, Irene Cunat, Lillian Jacobs.
Row 2: Etna Ellison, George 'Fisler, Mary Helen
Wilson, Helen Paris, Harold Dearing, Mary
Row 3: Betty Fournier, Gertrude Martin, Vir-
gina McDerrnet, Helen Hunt, John Antisdel.
The Universal Language
Dale Harris, Rosarnond Haeberle,
Neil Gray, Iama C. Hook, Helen Anderson,
Ola Hiller, Mary Parrish
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Future Citizens of the World
portunity to make a selection in the field
of their choice.
Because of the demand for office work-
ers, our Commercial Department has
grown and expanded to a point where we
now' offer many types of training for
every student in the department. Typing,
bookkeeping, office practice, shorthand,
office equipment and business machine
courses are only a few of the phases em-
The Mathematics Department offers
courses in algebra, geometry, and trigon-
v The English Department provides train-
ing in the fundamentals of composition,
letter writing, American and English liter-
ature. Students interested in journalism
may write for the school paper. Many
types of experiences connected with the
publication of a paper are available to
these students. Our printing department
prepares the copy and publishes the
Creative art, the brush pen, pencil, ham-
mer and chisel, clay, and chalk, is em-
phasized in a comprehensive art program.
Commercial art, designing, interior decor-
ation, landscaping are only a few of the
phases of art work emphasized.
The social sciences are emphasized
throughout the school system. Along
with the ordinary history courses, Pontiac
offers courses in foreign relations, Amer-
ican problems, government, economics and
consumers' education. Every effort is
made to develop in our students pride and
respect for our national traditions and in-
Row 1: Jean Wallin, Clara
Meyer, Lucille Brown, Ada MC-
Donnall, Inez Slater, Ella Ann
Row 2: Margaret West, Loys
Kader, William Lacy, Winston
Bouck, Bertha Stephens, Carmi
Odell, William Tompkins. Not
pictured: Louise Vaughan.
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