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Miss Dorothy Lahr Miss Lahr gives Robin Masterson some helpful advice as she pre- pares to shoot a basket. Rams develop new skills in Gym and Art Mr. Max Amstutz In addition to teaching health, Mr. Schaffer teaches physical educa- tion, including warm-up exercises to keep in shape. Mrs. DeHaven gives critical advice to students in her art class. The art students also provided services to the school in making posters, backdrops, etc. throughout the year. Mrs. Ruth DeHaven
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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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A study of the English language Mr. David Didier Mr. Berg corrects papers in preparation for his next period ' s class. Mr. Didier lectures his English class on the fine points of proper punctuation. Mrs. Hoylman ' s English class displays surprising industry for the first thing in the morning. Mr. Jack Berg The English department had a very interesting year at Por- tage. Ninth graders read GREAT EXPECTATIONS, ROMEO AND JULIET, and THE ODYSSEY. Eighth and seventh graders also had " novel " experiences ... the eighth with BANNER IN THE SKY, accompanied by the film version, " Third Man on the Mountain, " and the seventh with TREASURE ISLAND. All grades also read other forms of literature such as short stories, plays, poetry, etc. Mrs. Jane Hoylman
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