Arcata High School - Advance Yearbook (Arcata, CA)

 - Class of 1922

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the students in the gymnasium on Feb- ruary 20. Washington's Birthday, February 22, was observed with a short program consisting of the singing of national and school anthems by the entire school, led by the singing class. Rallies were held February 21, and 24 for the Basketball games. February 23, the Junior girls gave a candy sale from whicha neat sum was made. School activities lagged during the last of February due to the slight ep- idemic of influenza which swept over the county. On March 3, another basketball rally was held. On March 20, Mr. Seely photograph- ed the four classes and also the football and girl's basketball teams. Some of the faculty members and students attended the musical program given at the Humboldt State Teachers' College on March 21. A March 24, wasa busy day for the students because the operetta entitled t'Polished Pebbles" was given on that date. April 6, Miss Woodward spoke to the girls on health. Mr. Ham also gave a talk on the same subject to the boys of the physical training classes. The Monthly "Advance", edited by the freshmen, was read at the regular meeting of the students, April 7. Yell leader Berniece Stokes led the rally of April 13, for the baseball games with Ferndale. School closed on April 14, for the Easter vacation. The annual event known as "Senior Freak Day" Was held April 17. the cos- tumes worn by the Seniors were various and funny. 38 A motion picture entitled "The Last Days of Pompeiih was shown on the screen in the Assembly Hall on April 28. Mr. Rieben and Harold Thornton operat- ed the machine. This picture was enjoyed by visitors, faculty, and students. Alrally was held April 28, for the Fortuna baseball games. The try-outs for the declamatory con- test were held Monday morning, May 1. In the afternoon school was dismissed in order that all might participate in the clerks, holiday. More team pictures were taken on May 2. The Seniors received their com- mencement announcements and the pupils of the graduation class were very much excited over the event. . Senior Day was celebrated May 5. The members of the class were kept busy garding their colors from members of the other classes. The oratorical and declamatory con- test was held on Friday afternoon, May 12, 1922, in the auditorium of the Hum- boldt State Teachersi College. The speak- ers were in the following order: Ora- tion, Gratitude of the N ation--Lee Baird of Fortunag Oration, Imperialism--Joe Bonacina of Arcatag Oration,The Orient of California--Helen Foster of Mendocino City, Oration, Crossing the Bar--Howard Ryan of Eureka, Oration, The Conqueror Ellen Canty of Ferndale, Declamation, "The, Liberty Bellw, George Lippard-- Walter Powell of Eureka: Declamation, "A Few Bars in the Key of G", Osborne--Q Grace Getty of Ferndaleg Declamation, "Our Guide in Genoa and Rome, '1 Twain-- Ellis Armstrong of Fortunag Declama- tion, "Saved by Fire Drill Discipline,'f Daskam--Janet Goodwin, of Arcata. Miss Helen Foster of Mendocino City won first place in the oratorical contest, while Miss Grace Getty of Ferndale tied with Mr. Ellis Armstrong of Fortuna for

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Svrhunl Nunez The doors of the A. U. H. S. opened again to the students on August 15, 1921 after the regular summer vacation. The total enrollment was 210, eighty-four freshmen being enrolled the first week. With such a great increase in the mem- bership of the student body the question of how to keep the interest of all in school activities came up. Everything possible was done to organize clubs and to encourage such organizations. Com- mittees from the several classes were appointed to suggest and carry on the work. School closed September 9, in honor of Admission Day. Wednesday, September 21, the first rally of the year was led by yell leader Davis to arouse spirit for the practice game of football with Eureka. Mr. Arthur Adler, an alumnus now attending the University of Oregon, was a visitor at the school, Friday, Septem- ber 23. ' A short rally was held Friday, Sep- tember 30. The girls of the A.U.H.S. conducted a dancing class in the gymnasium for several weeks during the fall season. The music was furnished by Messrs. Davis, McDonald, and Worthington. A few nights before the first foot- ball game of the year, the A. U. H. S. athletic field was the scene of a bonfire rally. We formed a serpentine and wend- ed our way through the streets of the town to the plaza. Here we gave a numb- er of yells and then adjourned. After a short vacation of one week for Teachers' Institute, school opened again on October 17. Everyone seemed glad to return. A rally was held October 21 for the games of football and girls' basketball to be played with Ferndale. 37 On October 24, the students of the A. U. H. S. were entertained by talks given by Mr. Webster, County Y. M. C. A. Secretary, and by Mr. Rimmer, Evange- list. In honor of Rooseveltas birthday, October 27, five short addresses by members of the class in public speaking were given as follows: Roosevelt in his Youth, Chester Groomg Roosevelt's Presidency, Francis Furberg Roosevelt as a Naturalist, Lorraine Davidsong Roosevelt's Activities During the War, Sarah Derbyg Roosevelt, the Man, the American, James Hunter. A rally was held on October 28 for the games with Fortuna. On November 10, Armistice Day was observed with the following program: Maeterlinck's Day of the Dead, Sarah Derby: Reading, James Hunter, Junior Red Cross Work,Lorraine Davidson. School closed for the Thanksgiving vacation, reopened on the following Monday, and continued in session until December 23, at which time it closed for the Christmas vacation. January 9 marked the begining of the spring semester. On Wednesday, January 11, Mr. Ham addressed the students on Pat- riotism. His talk was very much enjoyed. January 17, thereports for the first half year were issued and the students made many pleasant CD remarks about their cards. Clemens McClaskey and Ernest Henry of the biology class completed a balanced aquarium this year and have been busy keeping it in balanced order. The making of the balanced aquarium was the biological project of these two students for the year. , A representative of Wilsonis Athletic Supply Company displayed his wares to



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