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Miss Shephard was born in Santa Monica, Cali-
fornia, but moved with her family at an early
age to Fresno, California, where she attended
elementary and high school. She obtained her
bachelor's degree in health, physical education,
and recreation from Fresno State College, after
which she taught in various schools in the San
Joaquin Valley, until she enlisted in the Navy in
1943. She served as a lieutenant in the Officer's
Training School for Women at Smith and Mt.
Holyoke Colleges on the East Coast and for two
years as welfare and recreation officer at San
Upon being returned to inactive duty, she re-
turned to teaching and counseling until she was
recalled to active duty in the Korean crisis. Dur-
ing this tour of duty she served as officer-in-
charge of the Basic Division at the U.S. Navy
Correspondence Course Center in Brooklyn, New
Upon being returned to civilian life again, Miss
Shephard entered the Graduate School at the
University of Southern California where she ob-
tained her administrative credential and master's
degree, after which she became a member of
the administrative staff at Temple City High
Miss Laura Shephard
George Yertson was born in Hoboken, New Jer-
sey. Before completing elementary school, he
made several trips to Norway.
His freshman year at New York University was
interrupted by World War ll. He served his coun-
try as a Marine Corps pilot. While stationed in
California, he met his future spouse, whom he
married at the conclusion of the war.
At this time he returned to New Jersey, com-
pleted his BA, and earned his master's degree in
science at Teachers College.
While teaching science and math in New Jer-
sey, he undertook graduate work in counseling
at Rutgers University.
In 1952 Mr. Yertson moved to California. with a
new addition to the family. He spent his days
teaching mathematics and science in Pomona,
his evenings serving as a counselor at County
Juvenile Forestry Camp. Soon he welcomed the
arrival of a fourth Yertson.
After completing administrative studies at Clare-
mont Graduate School, George Yertson came to
Temple City High School in l954. Here he served
as teacher of science, mathematics, and coun-
selor, until being appointed as boys' vice-prin-
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One "giant step" was taken by Mr. North when he came to Temple City as
principal ofthe high school in July, 1954.
From teaching English and social studies, to coaching football and baseball,
to vice-principal, was the path he followed from 1938 to 1954 at Burroughs
High School in Burbank.
Teaching duties were interrupted by three years of duty as signal officer
aboard a cruiser in the Pacific, during World War ll.
Coming from Illinois where he spent the first 12 years of his life, our principal
graduated from Los Angeles Polytechnic High School, majoring in mechanical
engineering. With two years at Santa Monica Junior College and three at
Whittier College he was granted his BA, MA, and teaching credential. Sub-
sequent work at UCLA and USC earned him an administrative credential.
Mr. North participated in all maior sports throughout his collegiate career
and played rugby on a national championship team in his spare time.
Page 17 text:
Delmar Heyne, Bill Smith, and Bob McAlister.
The duties of the counselors make up
a large section of our administration.
They are kept busy all year long,
starting with programming all stu-
dents. This takes up considerable
time because each student receives
an individual interview.
Personal conferences are helcl with
students to enable them to make
better adiustments in personal,
social, and educational problems.
Cf UNYEL RS
Making available information concerning scholarships, college courses, and tuition
costs to students is part of Counselor Delmar Heyne's iob. Shown with him are
Carmen Brewer, Jean McGuigan, and Carolyn Cameron.
Through the counselors, information
concerning c ol l e g e applications,
scholarships, subject catalogs, and
vocations is maole available to the
ln their spare time the counselors
gave a series of achievement tests,
to determine the amount of learning
each student has achieved in this
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