Downingtown High School - Our Year Cuckoo Yearbook (Downingtown, PA)

 - Class of 1922

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THE CUCKOO 37 ticularly care for style of your paper. Material in your paper seems very good. Interesting poem entitled “Rabbit Huntin’’. Rara Avis—Swarthmore High School, Swarthmore, Pa. The cut representing the “Hall of Fame” of the class of ’24 is keen. Not any advertisements in your paper. No table of contents. Abington School Messenger Abington, Pa. News from different department very good. Attractiveness altogether absent. Bulletin Board—Port Jefferson High School, Port Jefferson, N. Y. Literary department well developed. Splendid school notes. A very neat little paper. The Carmelite—Mount Carmel High School, Mount Carmel, Pa. Your cover is very artistically made up. School notes show good school spirit. Keen jokes. Glad to hear of your good baseball team. The Catamount—Bennington High School, Bennington. Vt. Nice clear picture of your school. Literary department well developed. Exchange department not so well developed. Good athletic notes, considered a first class paper. Other Than High School The Crucible—Lebanon Valley College, Annville, Pa. Record—Louisville Vocational School, Louisville, Ky. Star of North—Technical and Vocational School, Virginia, Minn. The Tech Owl—Westinghouse, Technical Night School, East Pittsburg, Pa. The Sabre—Front Royal, Virginia. Blue and Gray—McCall Grammar School, Philadelphia, Pa. Papyrus—Greenville College, Greenville, 111. Aggie Tattle—School of Agriculture, Lincoln, Neb. Maroon and White—Gettysburg High School, Gettysburg, Pa. Good editorials. Splendid cuts. “Humor”, good name for your jokes. Credit should be given to person deserving of it. Give it to your editor-in-chief. Impressions—Scranton Central High School, Scranton, Pa. Table of contents missing. Where are your jokes? Why not have a few more cuts? Argiis—Huntington High School, Huntington, Pa. Very attractive cover. Table of contents missing. Otherwise very good. T ech T atler—T echnical H igh School, Harrisburg, Pa. Cover a very good illustration of “Spring”. The continued story “The Glass Blower ”, is very good. Good alumni notes. School dictionary good idea also your ad column. The Cliveden—Germantown High School, Germantown, Pa. Good interesting paper. Good cuts. Good cover design. Where is the table of contents? One of the best papers we have received. The Crimson and White—Milne High School, Albany, N. Y. Your literary department seems uninteresting. Your jokes under title of “ Sense and Nonsense ” are “ peppy ” but why not have more of them. (Continued on page 53)



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TH E CUCKOO 39 Music Department Since the last issue of our Cuckoo several people of musical prominence have visited our Glee Clubs and Chapel exercises. Miss Clara F. Sanford of the State Music Department from Harrisburg visited our Girls Glee Club. She gave the girls some very helpful suggestions. Miss Sanford also visited the grades and was very well pleased with the courses and plans Miss Cover has been carrying out lately. She remarked that the tone quality of both the High School and grades was among the best in the state. Miss Sanford came partly in connection with Music Week April 30th-May 7th and was glad to see that not only the Downing-town Public Schools were carrying this program out, but that the community was co-operating in every possible way to carry out this request. Mr. P. H. Sluyter of West Chester also visited our school several times and at one time heard the entire student body singing, and at another time visited the Girls’ Glee Club. He also commented on the singing of our societies. The most interesting singing contest ever held in Downingtown Public Schools was held Thursday afternoon, May 4, 1922, in the Downingtown High School Auditorium. First came the grade contests. The following grades won banners for their rooms: ■—-a I i i •—o Grade Teachers First..........Miss Quickel Second.........Mrs. H. Frain Third..........Miss Anna Charles Fourth.........Miss W’alker Fifth . . .....Miss Alice Reed Sixth..........Miss D. Freeman Seventh........Miss E. P. Smith Eighth.........Miss M. R. Swayne The individual contest was also a very important event. The winners were as follows: Grade A First Prize: M. Leta Tweed, $2.50. Second Prize: Shirley Stroupe, Silver Pencil. Group B First Prize: Harriet Wood, $2.50. Second Prize: Miriam McKenney, Silver Pencil. Pennsylvania Music Week was also observed in the High School each morning of the week. The following program was carried out. Monday morning. Miss Mary Sener, gave a very clear, instructive report on the Life of Stephen C. Foster, one of Pennsylvania’s greatest composers. Miss Catherine Typson was also with us, and in a very quiet, easy manner, displayed to us what a distinguished musician she is. Miss Tyson played the following selections. 1. Lents Pierot Suite 2. Danse Negre On Tuesday morning Miss Annie Eby gave a most interesting talk on the Nevin Family. Miss Eby in-

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