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Page 13 text:
Uhool llaze of I953-54
School Physician and Nurse A Mikc Club Job
S1lldCl'lIS Qlli77iI'1g Business Mun Voice of DCIUOCYJCY Contcslnnls
Lunchroom Staff Cuswdinns
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vhuol Daze ol I953-54
W, U. Law School. Judge Calhoun, the in-
structor who presided, is a Central Alumnus.
Career Day was held on April Znd for the
5's, 6's, 7's and 8's. The students passed to
various rooms where they listened to representa-
tives of different occupations.
On April 4th, the Senior Outing was held at
Pierre Marquette Park. Everyone had a wonder-
ful time, including Doug Cremeens, who had
had an unfortunate accident and was forced to
buy safety pins from Bob Winter.
On April' 22nd four Central students from
the Radio class discussed the newly passed Cur-
few Law on Junior Town Meeting.
In April thirteen of Central's students took a
full week off for a trip to Washington, D. C.
and New York City. In Washington they vis-
ited the Capitol, the White House, the Washing-
ton Monument and other famous buildings. In
New York they visited the U. N. Building,
Radio Center and numerous other centers of in-
terest. They also took a cruise around Man-
hattan Island and the Statue of Liberty. The
lucky thirteen were Treasa Maloney, Joyce
Onions, Chester Dorsey, Peggy Steward, Marian
Brewer, Robert Landrum, Dorotha Shelton,
Mary Price, Barbara West, Frances Jones, Jim
Wagner. Bill Schulze and Herman Pendleton.
On May 5th the Toastmistress and Toast-
masters held their joint meeting in B-7. pre-
ceeded by a luncheon.
On May 7th the Seniors had their Color Day.
The girls were seen in their traditional white
dresses and the boys in their new suits. Enough
pictures were taken to make a movie.
Field Day was held at Public School Stadium
on May 28.
On June 6 the Seniors had another outing,
This time at Trout Lodge. They were sorry to
see such a good time end.
On June 16th, 118 Seniors will walk regret-
fully and yet happily down the aisle at Beau-
mont High School to receive their diplomas
from Mr, Alexander.
School closes for the year on June l8.
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Designed by Mrs. Mildred Bailey Carpenter
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Guidance and Cnunsehng
Guidance and counseling services at Central High School
are biased upon the principle that "Guidance is any activ-
ity which influences any individual in making plans, for
his own future."
Our guidance program may be identified by three
phases: Orientation. Educational Guidance, and Voca-
tional Guidance. Included in all of these is also the fac-
tor of Personal Guidance. The elementary teacher, the
high school teacher, the group adviser, the counselor.
and the administrator must all work together to success-
fully fullill the aims of any guidance program.
In the Central High plan, the school principal and as-
sistant principal serve as the directors. They appoint
a guidance committee of teachers. who have been certified
as counselors by the Missouri State Department of Edu-
cation, During the school year 1953-54, Mr. Russell
W. Hibbert has served as chairman of the guidance com-
mittee and as counselor for the pupils of Sophomore and
Junior groups. Mr. Leighton Martyr has served as
Freshman counselor, Mr, Max Carlisle as Senior counselor,
and Miss Ruth Colestock as testing counselor.
Much of the orientation guidance has been done in the
Freshman year. It starts when the high school counselor
visits the elementary school to interest the eighth grade
pupils in a high school education,
The selection of high school subjects most suited to a
pupil's needs embraces the scope of Educational Guidance.
Most Educational Guidance is done by the teacher-ad-
visers, some through the administrative staff of the school,
and some through the counselors. Many individual pupils
call at the guidance oiiice for personal counseling, and
each term an increasing number of pupils are referred to
the counselor by his advisor,
Group guidance, as well as individual counseling helps
to make a better informed pupil. At Central the group
guidance program has included Auditorium programs,
Guest Speakers, Visual Aids, Career Clubs, Multiple
Counseling, Career Day, and field trips.
Vocational Guidance helps a pupil prepare to better meet
the problems he must solve when he becomes a high school
graduate. Counselors spend considerable time in helping
pupils make their vocational choice during the time they
are school citizens. Much of this individual counseling
is based on the results of "Standardized Tests" inter-
preted by the counselor.
Placement service is a part of the total program of
Guidance services. At Central many pupils are placed in
jobs selected to meet their interests, needs, and capabilities.
Placements in commercial work are cared for by Mr. Ralph
Kirn, those in Industrial Arts by Mr. Jesse Vertrees, and
those in Distributive Education by Mr. E. E. Chapman.
The Guidance and Counseling Service at Central en-
deavors to provide a well rounded program including both
Group guidance and Individual Counseling, and to agree
with the author who says, "Group Guidance plus in-
dividual counseling produces better results than either
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