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in outsiele school activities, as well as studies
Daniel Julien Ruth Vigna Arthur Voisin
Speech is very important to all students no matter what
they plan to do after graduation. A student can gain self-
confidence by taking speech for one semester and specializ-
ing in Speech II for the second semester. Debate is planned
for advanced students, who can learn how to obtain infor-
mation and present it in effective, argumentative fashion.
Students who enjoy the theater and wish to leam more about
its fine points can take the dramatics course. Radio speech
helps the students to be critical and appreciative of the
radio programs to which they listen.
George Poertn er
Mr. George Poertner is in charge of
the special education department. This
field is very new and there are only a
hundred such teachers in the state.
"You feel like an astronaut," said Mr.
Poertner, "when in such a field." He is
also interested in radio electronics and
Miss Donna Sloan reads off copy for the 1962 curriculum guide to Mrs. Irene Meek who is
setting paper into the Multilith machine.
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The faculty encourage students' to participatq
Southfield graduates should be able
to express themselves efficiently,
using correct grammar. Each student
has an adequate background in English
and American literature, that is offered
and required for graduation. English
five, six, and seven are the English
courses offered to sophomores. English
eight is a requirement for juniors. Sen-
iors and advanced juniors may take
writing theory to give them a glimpse of
what to expect in college.
Beverly Sh ipp ee
Chairman Rita Foote
Beverly Grun ewald
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World Literature and creative wri
for advanced seniors are also good
paratory courses for college.
eleven, for any student planning H
in business, aids the students in the
usage of correct grammar for writing
business letters. Journalism is a re-4
quirement for any student wishing to
work on the Blue and Gray or the South-
Mary Ann Ohman
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From the interesting and striking
displays seen in the art rooms' show-
cases throughout the year, it is evident
that Southfield's art staff and students
are more than just amateurs. Mr. Fensch,
along with being the Art Club's sponsor,
found time this year to help design the
sets and costumes for the spring musical,
The King and I. Mr. Neff, besides being a
talented artist and art adviser to the year-
book, also coaches the reserve basketball
squad and tennis team.
They try to two
Miss Robinson demonstrates how to transplant a
coleus plant to her lab assistants, seniors Pat
tudents' special interests
Science ranges from disection of worms and frogs to work-
ing with slide rules and mixing chemicals that explode and
smell like rotten eggs. Only one year of science is required
for a student to graduate, but many students desire to fur-
ther their science education. Courses offered at Southfield
are biology, advanced biology, chemistry, advanced chem-
istry, physical science, physics, and advanced physics.
Science seminar is also conducted for recommended students
with an "A" average who have successfully passed an en-
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