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Hoi.i is B. A.. M. A. Amfriran Government. Youth Forum c? I » DON P. MICKELSON B. A. U. S. History, F. T. A, P. J. MARTIN A. B. American History, Debate, Extempor¬ aneous Speaking, Radio Speaking RICHARD T. SIAS B. A., M. A. American History, Hi-Y CLETUS MELCHIOR B. S., M. S. World History, European History, “Club 218 ’’ GARETH W . W RIGHT B. S. American Government, Hi-Y “TEDDY ROOSEVELT W A.S one of America’s greatest Presidents, ” explains Mr. Dickerson to his Junior History class. FACILTY 41
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LYLE E. JONES B. S., M. A. Efonomics, junior Llass Sponsor WILBl R ALLEN B. A., M. S. Economics, Cross Country coach WILIJAM H. ARMSTRONG B. S. American History, Debate, Youth Forum Social Studies Department European History was taught for the second year adding to an extensive Social Studies Depart¬ ment at Rock Island Senior High School. This course was good for advanced standing after taking an advanced placement test upon completion of the course. World Geography and Economic Geography were available for both semesters this year to replace their usual alternation, one course for one semester only. World History was an elective available for sophomores. American History for juniors, and one semester of Economics and one semester of Government for seniors were required subjects. The American Observer was used in the junior classes with the national magazine Newsweek being read by the seniors. Booklets and films added to the study of these history, economic, and government courses. ROLAND.L. BLAND B. S. Geography. Boy’s Hi-Y 40 FACLLTY TED DICKERSON B. A., M. A. American History THOMAS LEWIS HARDIN B. A., M. S. World History
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Business Education Department Office workers compose a large part of today’s labor force, and Rock Island Senior High School’s Business Education Department gave students hoping for a career in this field fine basic skills in many business areas. Typing 1, a year course, and Personal Typing, the latter being offered either of the two semesters and both courses available for sophomores, juniors, or seniors, were offered. This was the second year for the course. Typing II. Emphasis in this course was placed on statistical typing, business forms, letters and manuscripts. New electric typewriters and a new Olivetti 10 key machine were added to the business equipment. Bookkeeping I and II students had new textbooks this year. Two years of Shorthand were available for future office workers in addition to a course where students were introduced to all types of office machines. Clerical Practice. CARRIK EKBLAD B. A. Business Education CAROLYN JO HAMILTON B. S. Clerical Practice, junior Red Cross 42 FACULTY EUGENE E. BUCK B. A. Business Education, Bookkeeping. Asst. Dir. of Adult Education, AES Sponsor. KENNETH P. JOHNSON B. S. Business Education L. BENJAMIN CLARK B. E. Business Arithmetic, Typing, Senior Arithmetic, Ass ' t. Varsity Football and Track Coach. HELEN LEARY B. A., A. Business Law, Bookkeeping I
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