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VOCATIONAL EDUCATIONAFOR GIRLS
. The advance of girls and women into the world of work
has brought about the demand for vocational courses for girls
to prepare them to enter this comparatively new worldGToday,
according to the l93O census, one woman in four in Toledo is
gainfully employed outside the homes Varying degrees of
skill are required to enter the occupations open to womeno
Our social and economic structure has made it more and more
impractical or unprofitable for the employer to provide op-
portunity to acquire skill needed to enter industrye More
and more schools, both public and private have been assuming
Vocational education for girls wishing to enter the prom
fessions has become a regular pert of' our educational system.,
The Vocational High School for Girls aims to prepare girls for
wage earning occupations on the high school level.The courses
are of the Trade Preparatory type.
But students must remember that learning is never donee
New methods are invented, new skills must be acquired by the
worker who has already entered industry. She cannot expect
to complete school on a given date fully prepared with all
skills necessary to keep pace in the world of occupations.
Some course, then in Vocational schools are trade extension
courses. To these come the worker who has had or is having
experience in some given occupation. No vocational school
can say to its students, NToday ycu.are a graduate. You have
completed the course.W Rather it should say, 'We have prepar-
ed you as best we-dan, according to your ability, to ,enter
an occupation.W Girls should enter that occupation humbly,
prepared to learn at work or to return to school for further
Vocational education for girls cannot be built with ta
static plank New courses must be added as new needs arise,
old courses be discontinued when they no longer serve a pure
pose. The class of 1939 is opening the door into the newer
educational opportunities for girls and women in ToledoQThey
leave the Vocational High School for Girls as its first reps
resentatives. Upon them falls the responsibility of the
school'S initial contact with industryg Vocational education
for girls must build up a program of selection, preparation,
placement, follow-up so that each succeeding year will find
lts graduates more able to meet competition and find work.
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WE LIKE T0 REMEMBER
MISS ETHEL WUODEN - Our school principal has won our
hearts- Always has a smile for everyones Her hobbies, neew
dle work, reading, driving and getting away from trouble,
She is enthusiastic about ' the new school.
MISS G ADYS ARMSTRONG - A friend of everyone- Hobbies
are all kinds of sports, crocheting and cooking.
- MISS MARIAN BARTHH-Q Her advice to the school paper has
helped make it a successw Likes sports, especially swimmingm
Favorite pastimes, reading and knitting.
MISS DOROTHEA BISHGP -- A real friend to all the girlse
Her chief interest outside of school is gardeningw Likes to
swimg goes to the north woods in vacations
M S. RUBY BUCK - Very cheerful- Enjoys e good book w
Mrs. Buck prefers life in the Westr
MISS BESSIE DILEY md Has many varied interests, among
them music? flowers, sewing, cooking end readings Likes a
number of sports' Would like to travels
MRS. KATE GAILEY -U Friendly and willing to give advice
Enjoys traveling, music, art, and literatures Very domesticw
Likes teaching girls. I
M350 RUTH HARTNETT ew Very agreeable and liked by ell Q
Is interested in lendsoapingr
MRS. EMILY LEISTER me Pleasant and helpful to .ell the
girls- Fancy and special cooking are her hobbiess
MISS ALICE MACROBERT Q- Her pleasant personality has won
the friendship of many studentsw She likes to travel, reeds
a good deal, and enjoys collecting tea cups.
MISS RUTH MOORHEAD -W Everyone agrees our present nurse
brings cheerfulness wherever she goesm.She likes to swim,
read and denceg also enjoys dogss
MRS? HENRIETTA RITE? --+ Has a smile for eve-yergem Is an
old friend of ours since Mr. Riter taught in the Old Vocam
tional Schools Her hobbies are landscape gardening and art
MISS GARNET THOMPSON -- Our very efficient salesmenship
teacher has two hobbies, placing Retailing Seniors and buys
ing new clothes.
M S. ELIZABETH VON HOFF N- A very willing worker in
every way- Her hobbies are sewing end fancy work- Enjoys
teaching in the Vocational School and hopes the new school
for girls will become one of the best.
MISS MARX ANN WARD M- A very pleasing persons Liked by
her studentse Her favorite activities, tennis and ice skating
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