Rock Island High School - Watchtower Yearbook (Rock Island, IL)

 - Class of 1968

Page 48 of 280

 

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Page 48 text:

Business Ed. Department Gets Sten o Lab KENNETH JOHNSON LAWRENCE ANDERSON SHARON BUTTERFIELD BENJAMIN CLARK GEORGE FRANCK B.S., M.S.« Advanced Book- A.B., Typing, Junior Class B.S., M.S., Clerical Practice, B.S., Bookkeeping, Football, B.S., M.Ed., Biology, Busi- keeping. Shorthand, Cleri¬ cal Practice Personal Typing, Typing Track HELEN LEARY F. E. MALCOLM LAWRENCE NEUERBURG B.A., M.A., Business Law, B.S., Personal Records, B.A., M.A., Shorthand, Typ- Typing Bookkeeping, Retailing ing. Sophomore class TYPING CLASSES WORK for perfection by adopting the motto: practice makes perfect. SENIOR GIRLS STRIVE for proficiency in short-hand through the use of new equipment in the stenographic lab. Through the Business Department, headed by Mr. Kenneth Johnson, students could take Bookkeeping I and II, Personal Records, Business Law, Personal Typing I and II or Stenography. Business Arithmetic, Clerical Practice, and Secretarial Training were also offered. The students learned the basics of business administra¬ tion by taking filing, typing, record keeping and using machines. Innovations in teaching Business this year included a new Electronic Futures Incorporated Stenographic Laboratory. This enabled girls to take individual dicta¬ tion at their own speed by listening to tapes through earphones. Certificates of achievement were given in Personal Typing. 44

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DOREEN LaMERE B.A., M.S., Physical Educa¬ tion MARY BRENT B.S., Physical Education MARCIA LANGE B.A., Physical Education NOLA McQUIGG B.S., Physical Education MARJORIE NASH BA., Physical Education GIRLS PHYSICAL EDUCATION teacher Mary Brent finds short shirt tails a problem. GIRLS PHYS. ED. students check the grace and balance of a fel¬ low gym class member. The Girls Physical Education Department, under the supervision of Miss Doreen LaMere, provided a well-dev el¬ oped program including such activities as softball, track, field hockey, soccer, archery, golf, tennis, basketball, vol¬ leyball, swimming, gymnastics, and recreational games. The purpose of Girls Physical Education was to be a builder of worthwhile qualities of living. In addition to physical activity the Junior girls took a six week course In first aid and the Senior girls took a three week course in fallout safety. In school spirit the Girls Physical Education Depart¬ ment took a front-row-seat by sponsoring such extra activi¬ ties as cheerleaders, and Pep Club. Intramural activity in volleyball, basketball, archery, track, softball, table tennis, and gymnastics was also avail¬ able to girls who especially enjoyed those sports as well as to aspiring GAA members. 43



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Homemakers Put Their Skills to Work MARY COCKE JANET BARTMAN FLORENCE CASTEN B.A., Home Economics, B.S., Home Economics B.S., M.A., Home-making, Home Economics Club FHA Club Sponsor Sponsor The purpose of the Home Economics Department was to train girls in proper care of home, family and self. For the college-bound girl, the course provided a foundation on which further work leading to a de¬ gree as a dietician. Home Economics instructor, fashion designer or any of the other home food courses could be based. For the girl antici¬ pating marriage. Home Economics gave training in basic cooking and advanced sewing principles. MISS MARY CCXTKE helps an ambitious student with her home economics project by giving her construc¬ tive criticism. DO, CWT Provide On-The-Job Training FRED BARKS AND Bill Benauer are given actual working experiences in their DO jobs at Hines Body Shop. JOHN BEVILL JAMES NAYLOR B.S., M.A., Diversified Oc- B.S., Cooperative Work cupations, DO Club Spon- Training, CWT Club Spon¬ sor sor The DO program provided technical and vocational training in skilled occupations to Juniors and Seniors. Students alternated on a half-day basis between study in school and training on the job. A school training pro¬ gram, permitting a minimum of 1000 hours on-the-job- training and also fulfilling all graduation requirements, was set up.

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