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OFFICE PRACTICE SHOP
The Office Practice Shop is one of the oldest shops in
the Vocational program for girls, having been established
in 1934, at the Old Vocational High School.
Approximately 100 girls are enrolled as Sophomores,
Juniors, and Seniors. There are three instructors: M s.
Hartnett, Mrs. Buck, and Miss Machobert.
In the Sophomore year, the girls study Typing, Filing,
Office Procedure, and Bookkeeping, the Juniors, Secretarial
Training, Advanced Bookkeeping, Shorthand, Typing and Pro-
duction? work. The first part of the Senior year is devoted
to training in practical Office Procedure in preparation
for full or part-time employment obtained with the assist-
ance of the coordinator.
Every girl in the Senior class has had some part-time
employment th in school offices and in industry, Many
girls are regularly employed every afternoon and it is ex,
pected that when school closes they will be permanently em-
Production work by students includes the cutting of
stencils, operation of the mimeographg typing of grade
cards, records, forms, letters, requisitions, etc.
The Office Practice groups are represented on the
Student Council by the following students:
Evelyn Bruin, Sophomore Helen Pociesza, Junior
Jacqueline Steinquest, Sophomore Florence Kory, Junior
Jane Borkowski, Junior Olga Bordeaux, Senior
Phyllis Nowak, Junior Virginia McNeil, Senior
The classes are eective in all student activities in
the school showing a spirit of leadership and interest that
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THE FOQD SHOP '
The Food Shop, supervised by Mrs. Emily Leister, opened
the first of the year with an enrollment of twenty-one girls
The subjects taught in relation to this shop are: Eng-
lish, Science, consisting of fundamentals of chemistry, biol-
ogy, physics and mathematics and Art.
,The girls have different jobs which are to be done on
different days, Two days a week their laboratory work con-
sists of experiments with different foods. The rest of the
week is used for special food lessons including making of
cakes and fancy desserts, cream puffs, baked apples, and
sandwiches which are sold to the students and faculty of the
The Food Shop has taken several trips to different were
houses and kitchens of important restaurants of Toledo. They
hage visited the Driggs Dairy Company, Atlantic and Pacific
Warehouse, Smith's Cafeteria, Commodore Perry Hotel kitchen,
Bond Bread Bakery, Tiedtkes, Lamsons and Baselles.
. Some of the opportunities for girls after graduation
are: assistants in production work in kitchens, preparing
salads, desserts, pastries, vegetables, meats and short
orders, retail selling of foodsg food demonstrations, hosts
esses and waitresses, catering and counter work., '
Girls who have taken part in the outstanding activities
in their groups ere: Genevieve Lewandowski, the Shop presi-
dent, Dorothy Randall, Vice-Presidentlof the shop and re-
porter of the Gi-Vo-Hi Gazette, and Betty Mae McDonald, Reps
resentative of the Student Council.
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RETAIL SELLENG SHG?
The Retail Selling Course instructed by Miss Garnet
Thompson, has an enrollment of fortyetwo sophomores? twentyh
five juniors and twentymthree-seniors making the total mines
ty girls? Students in 'this shop are trained specifically
for selling in storese Some of the Senior girls have already
e partetime position?
Some characteristics required of selling girls area
good healths a pleasing appearance, alertnessg test, sud the
ability to get along with others:
Related subjects included in this course ere: Typing
English, Advertising? Applied Art, Social Problems,-MsteriQ
als and Methods of Construction, Commercial Geographye
Outside activities for this group include trips to the
different department stores as to The Fair, Tiedtkes9, Lame
sons, Sears Q Roebuckes, Lasalleis and some of the Five and
Ten's. One of the proiects of the Retail Selling Shop was
the opening of the Stationerfs Desk operated by the selling
A group of Retailing girls are taking each day a class
in related Foods from Mrs. Leister. We think this combinaa
tion of Foods and Retailing will prove successful.
Outstanding girls from thislshop are as follows:
Eleanor Weizer.oe,.,,...0President of the Girls' Association
Dorothy Smith.,...e..0..School reporter for the Toledo Times
Sophie Sliwinski .... Qrevice-President of the Student Council
These three represented their group in the
Toledo Blade Merit Parade for the year l939e40
Eleanore Kaminskiole0o0..oReporter for the GieVo0Hi Gazette
Lois Munch.Q...Q,Student Council representative of her class
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