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Working in the VIP More i» a task lack-led by both student and staff. Mr. Kline and Mr . Lyons work behind the counter.
Students utilize come of their free time to glance at the school paper and !tudy for a quiz. Mary Brown. Jeff Rosenthal, and Kurt Chipman try to stay warm by the heater.
VIP lets them
Education could have been defined as the act of imparting knowledge. Ed Kline, the director of VIP. made it his goal to educate the students.
Students were expected to work in the VIP store. Odd jobs were awarded to the lowest bidder. If one student offered to wash the windows for five dollars and another offered for three, the lower bidder got the job. In this way students learned the value of money.
VIP served its purpose to the high school; they demonstrated that learning did not have to be painful and there was always hope. Ql
The VIP morning class includes: FRONT ROW Perill Patton. Margret Basset, Kay Stewart. Faith Vogel. Petra Webb. Mary Green. Michelle Saunders. SECOND ROW Kevin llonaker. Jeff
Kosenthal. Vic Walker. Rick Squires. Randall Parsons. Dave Straw. Ed McNamara. Kurt Chipman. Mrs. McKa-venaugh.
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Develop new technique
School adds darkroom-
They stood behind the counter with a look of pride in their eyes. This group was a special one. These students attended the Vocational Improvement Program (VIP). A facet of the school system that provided for a larger students success rate.
The VIP program's pur-
pose was to take a student who could no longer handle school; this included students with disiplinary problems and those who simply were on the verge of dropping out. Within the VIP program they were given the opportunity to earn the high school diploma equivalent. They worked in
basic fields of interest including ceramics, photography, and journalism. The students had a kiln, a new dark room, and their own newspaper.
The VIP proved to be beneficial. the students learned the true meaning of getting an education.
The VIP afternoon claw includes: FRONT ROU’ Jeff Rosenthal. Cleat Anderson, Pat McNamara. SECOND ROW Kathy Salomon, Mr. Walker. Mary Brown. Kurt Chipman, Sonia Symons. Tim Platt.
Ceramics is just one of the crafts that the VIP students participated in. Mars-Green remoses one of her projects from the kiln to inspect her work.
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