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Page 16 text:
CORRECT USAGE ANI) GOOD HEADING HABITS ARE STRESSED BY THE
Carolyn L. Went, Janet C. Baldwin. Betty Lou Hunter. La Rue Dayton. Addie Hochstrasser.
The four years of required English are well divided. During the first year, stories of adventure are studied, suitable for the freshman attempting to adjust himself to the tempo of high school life. In this adjusting. Miss Baldwin, with her understanding of the freshman and his problems, is a helpful guide.
The sophomore studies stories of achievement. Miss Hunter, the teacher, is one of the most popular instructors in our halls. The junior year is spent in studying English literature. This course takes concentration ami wide reading. Miss Dayton has a deep interest in English literature, and this, with her travels in England, has enriched her knowledge of English literature.
American literature is studied by the seniors. Miss Wenz, as principal, outlines the courses of study for the E n g 1 i s h department. Her schedule is so full that she has time to teach only one class in English, yet it is the desire of every senior to he a member of that class. Miss Hoehstrasser teaches American literature with great understanding that wins the admiration of her students.
AT WORK IN ASSEMBLY
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PRINCIPAL CAROLYN L. WENZ
To the Class of :
It is interesting for one who stands apart to note the change from the raw material of the freshman to the finished product of the senior. We hope that in the past four years you have gathered a few facts from English, history and science, hut we hope in even greater measure that you will carry with you some of the hy-products of your four years’ experience,—honor, character, a love for hard work, citizenship, and satisfactions for your leisure time. Then, only, may you count your four years in high school a success.
Carolyn I.. Wen .
MARY RIEDELL Secretary to Miss Wenz
This is the first year Marv has been with us. Already she has become indispensable to all for the many favors she does.
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ENGLISH DEPARTMENT AND AIDED BY AN EXCELLENT LIBRARY
ELLA M. JACOBS
A new addition was built to the Paris High School this year for use as a library. The library is supervised by Mrs. Ella Jacobs, who took it over in 1923. At that time there were about 1,500 books in the library. At present there are approximately 3.800, about 200 of which were added this year, including the Americana. This increase is due to the adoption of new educational methods stressing wide reading and reference work, rather than dependence upon one textbook. The most popular sections include novels, travel books, biography, and autobiography, which are used for reports and outside reading. On the shelves you find also year hooks, dictionaries, science hooks, and periodicals.
There are 1,500 different books in the library, leaving about 2,000 classics, such as “Pilgrim’s Progress,-’
"Treasure Island,” and “Cranford,” for classroom use. Last year 3.800 hooks were taken outside the library for use by the pupils. Because our library seats hut eighteen persons, the last two rows in the assembly have been designated for use by pupils doing reference work, so that as many as 200 have been able to use the library at the same time.
AT WORK IN THE LIBRARY
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