Muskegon Heights High School - Oaks Yearbook (Muskegon Heights, MI)

 - Class of 1938

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BUILDING A TEMPLE A builder builded a temple, He wroughtbit with grace and skill Pillars and groins and arches l All fashioned to work his will. Men said as they saw its beauty. "It shall never know decay. Great is thy skill, O builder: Thy fame shall endure for aye." A teacher builded a temple With loving and infinite care, Planning each arch with patience, Laying each stone with prayer. None praised her unceasing efforts None knew of her wonderous plan For the temple the teacher builded Was unseen by the eyes of man. Gone is the builder's temple, Crumbled into the dust: Low lies each stately pillar, Food for consuming rust. But the temple the teacher builded Will last while the ages roll, For that beautiful unseen temple Is a child's immortal soul. tFrom the Iournal of the National Education Association? 18

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MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT Whether or not school "keeps." they keep house MR. PHILLIP DOHERTY, who at the moment the above picture was taken was industriously polishing the top ol a desk, has been an em- ploye of the Muskegon Heights Schools for the past 30 years or more. In general, he is in charge ol the lirst iloor maintenance work and does a thorough job ot seeing that floors, walls, and desks are kept spic and span every day of the week. His ancestors came from Ireland in Indian days, perhaps that accounts for the twinkle in his eye. tShou1d we say, also, the thinness of his hair?l "Phil" is a friend to all who come his way and, il you really care for funny stories, just start him going! MRS. CAROLINE CHRISTIANSEN was born in Spring Lake, Michigan, in 1885. She attended Muskegon schools. Mrs. Christiansen has three daughters and two sons, one ol whom CWalterl was a star end on our football team. One son and one daughter were graduated from our high school. She has lived in this vicinity lor the past 30 years, and has worked for the Board of Education ol Muskegon Heights High School since 1928, as cook and "clean-up" lor the cafeteria and girls' rest rooms. Always cheeriul, Mrs. Christiansen says she is most lond ol movies and lootball games: says she used to dance. MR. ALBERT CRUSE, second lloor custodian, is shown here in a characteristic pose. He is diligently cleaning the lloor of the second lloor corridor, the surface ol which, more likely than not, was covered with dirt and littered with papers during the day. He goes about his work systematically: for him the right way is the only way to do it. He has two daughters, both graduates ol Muskegon Heights High School. He has lived in this city since 1916. What does he like to talk about? Everything that's worth while, but always baseball, music. or art. His exper- ience has been broad in the line ol manual arts. WHO IS HE? Don't you know? Why, it's Bill, our engineer. Most of you students never see much of him because he works down in the basement . . . 'way down below . . . with the boilers and the coal shovels and the furnace. When we do catch a glimpse ol him he cer- tainly isn't dressed in his "Sunday-go-to-meetin' " clothes, and his lace! Well, it could stand a good washing! In the picture shown above, Bill is demonstrating the way in which he keeps us warm through all those cold winter days. In the spring he is kindly requested to "1ay oft" and "go cut the grass." He does both things well. Bill Phillips built Phillips Field. PQL-nf, V



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LINDA I-I. BAI-IR. B.A. English. A sweeter word was never spoken. Bom Pentwater, Michigan. Graduate ot Pentwater High School and Western State Teachers' College. Has done graduate work at Western State. Has taught in other schools. Interested in girls' problems, Y.W.C.A. work, vocational guidance, and Americanization problems. Has traveled "somewhat" Enjoys young people: "l love them." Council of P.T.A., Educational Direc- tor of Beta Sigma Phi: member oi Quadrangle Club. IRENE M. BRIEF, B.A. Commerce. Charming in a quiet way. Bom Clare, Michigan. Graduate oi Clare High School and Central State Teachers' College. Taught in other schools. Has traveled through western and southern United States. A. M. COURTRIGHT, M.A., B.Sc. Mechanical Drawing and Music. A rare talent Bom Paulding, Ohio. Graduate of Paulding High School, the University of Michigan, and Columbia University. Has done graduate work in Kalamazoo and New York. Formerly electrical engineer for General Electric Co. Interested in musical composition. Traveled in Canada, Eu- rope, California and the west, New York, and the east including New England. VERA CUMMINGS, M.A., B.A. Mathematics A sincere and courteous efficiency. Bachelor ot Arts, Nebraska State Teachers' College, Kearney, Nebr. Master of Arts, North- Westem University, Evanston, lll. Girl Reserve Adviser. WILLIAM H. DINGLER, Life Certificate. Woodshop. A craftsman, with skillful hands. Graduate of Hartland Consolidated School and Western State Teachers' College. Has had pre- vious experience teaching in Dowagiac, Mich. Interests outside of the regular woodshop sched- ule, include music and dramatics. Enrolled at W. S. T. C. Hi-Y Adviser. EUGI-INEhW. GILLASPY, B.A. Speech and Social Studies. Of ll' st1'ong yet aniiable character is e. Graduate of Muskegon Heights High School and Western State Teachers' College, Kalamazoo, Mich. Interested in debate, dramatics, public speaking, government, and history. AGNES V. HAUN, B.A. Librarian. Always a smile ,' never rr. frown. Bom Durand, Michigan. Graduate of Corunna High School tMich.l and Michigan State Normal College. Graduate work at Western Reserve University, Cleveland. Formerly a member of the staff of the Michigan State Library. Likes books particularly. Enjoys good movies, lectures, hik- ing and other sports, music, and people-so why not a jolly time? NELLIE M. IOHNSON, B.Sc. Art. To discover art is a true arf. Born Chicago, Illinois. Graduated from Ypsilanti High School, Michigan State Normal College, Olpsilantil, Westem State Teachers' College, Chicago School of Applied Art. Now enrolled upon a course in Columbia University CN. YJ. Taught formerly in Madison, Ind., Hammond, Ind., and Muskegon. At one time was employed by the International Harvester Co. in office work. Adviser, Beaux Arts Club. Travel includes Europe, California. Canada, Mexico, and throughout the west. OSCAR IOHNSON. B.A. Athletic Director and American Government. A true sportsinan. Born Cadillac, Michigan. Graduate ol Cadillac High School and Western State Teachers' College. Has done graduate work at Bemidji, Minnesota: Kalamazoo, Michigan: and Northwestern Uni- versity. Taught in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Interested in coaching. Travel includes a trip to the Olympic Games at Los Angeles in 1932. Enjoys " 'most anything." CALVIN I-'. KOEI-IN, Printing. The1'e's fl merry twinkle in his eye. Bom Appleton, Wisconsin. Graduate ot Muskegon High School and United Typothetae School oi Printing. Enrolled now at Western State Teachers' College. Once employed by Dana Printing Company, Davharsh Iournal, A. B. Morse Printing Company. 19

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