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presents new theories The eighth grade learned more of the prop- erties of numbers. They also got into more difficult geometry and fractions this year. Seventh graders began their introduction to geometry, constructing geometric designs with a compass. They also spent a great deal of time studying angles. All grades worked with new textbooks this year. Mr. Dave Desper Mrs. Karen Egley Mrs. Egley ' s seventh graders listen as she gives math in- struction. Mr. Desper conducts a session of eighth grade math. Mrs. SueSimler Mrs. Simler returns a recalcitrant student to his seat, in preparation for her eighth grade math class.
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Modern Mathematics Mr. Neal McKeeman This year of the Ram brought a lot of changes in the math department. The ninth graders had more of a choice in selecting the type of math they wanted. Algebra provided more of a challenge in equation and problem solving. People who selected fundamentals of algebra were given the background needed to take the second half of the algebra course next year. In ninth grade general math, the students learned to fill out income tax forms, work an adding machine and cash register. Be- sides solving story problems, they did string drawing and geometric design. Mr. McKeeman works on problem while students pay close attention. Mr. Denny explains a ratio problem while students attentively . . . watch the camera. Mr. Bob Denny Miss Lindley demonstrates the solution to a seventh grade math problem. Miss Chris Lindley
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Practical Arts include Shop and Home Ec. Mr. Dwight Alvis For the first time in Portage ' s history, the boys got a shot at home ec and girls at shop. Industrial arts students shared a year with Mr. Alvis and Mr. White. Mr. Alvis taught the funda- mentals of electricity and me- chanical drawing to his students while Mr. White ' s group worked on metal and wood. Also they had to learn the tools, and to design their own projects. Mrs. Bowers and Mrs. Wil- son shared home economics students this year. They al- ternated the cooking and sewing, each of them taking one course for one semester. Mr. Alton White Mr. White ' s shop students watch as he demonstrates an intricate procedure in construction. Mrs. Bowers demonstrates correct techniques of bathing a baby, using a lifesize baby. Mrs. Jeanette Wilson Mrs. Virginia Bowers
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