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GEORGE FANNING CREARY
It was rn 19:7 that George Fannrng Creary became prrncrpal of Sr Helena
Unron Hrgh School At the end of this sch ol year he rs leavrng to assume the
responslble positron of hrgh school prrncrpal and crty sup rrntenclent of schoo s
at Antroch We regret hrs gorng but we cant help but aclcnowfleclgt the fact that
he rs gorng to a brgger job
St Helenas prrncrpal has alwavs been pr gressrxe xet he hasnt be n radrca
rn hrs rdeas Student g vernrnent has developed rnto w hat rt rs largely through th
effort of Mr Creary St Helena rnav well be proud ot the ultra modern method
rn whrch the school actrvrtres are conducted Because of hrs broadmrndeclntss and
partralrtv for athletrcs, th school has turned out hvt teams Yet never durrng hrs
fave y ars as prrncrpal, has he allowed athletrcs to bt overemphasrzed Tlrt schfl
astrc currrculum came Hrst and atlaletrcs second Due to hrs school sprrrt and pep
he urged students to attend games and called specral rallres from trme to trnat
but Il'11S WHS DOI done at fl'1C CXIDCHSS of SCl'1Ol3SIlC CH:lClEI'1Cy l..3.I'gElV through Nl
of the most rmportant actrvrtres rn the school The rnnox atron ol the vear was th
publrshrng of a darly school paper He worlced hard wrth Mr Nlattson and
the journalrsm class to put rt over Wforlc work, worn, always somethrnw ntw
somethrng drlferent somethrng for the betterment of the school That rs our prrncvpal
George Creary has be n a great ard to St Helena Hrgla and he wrll be mrssed
by townspeople and students alrlce He was actrve tn the crvrc affarrs of the cc nr
munrtv and was a publrc sprrrted crtrzen Yes St Helena wrll be sorrowful th
dav George F as he was fanarlrarly spoken of bv the students l avrs St Heltna
We wrll not say goodbye Mr Treaty, but tm ruorr and the b st of luclx rn x Ur
new venture We wrll never forget vou, and we hop xou wrll never forvft xou
frrends rn St Helena
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would be the d1PlOl1'2lf1C 11 not the honest thmg to sax that I have en
Joved my five years 111 St Helena to say that I have emox ed them more than
any other hve years of mv teachlnq hfe
For once at least I can coml me dtplomacy and honestx lon the past hu tears
IU St Helena have truly becn mx most placld and happx years
I have often remarked and I now repeat, that the students of St I-Ielena have
been most land to me, and 1f I hate enjoxed any measure of success lf has been
because of Illell' hearty cooperatton and because of the cooperatmn of mx staff, whos
lox al support has meant everx thmg to me After all, if the students are xx ell behax ed
an the staff efhment th rt 15 lut httlt It ft for th p"lI1C1p'll to do I hopt I hav
done that httle well
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EDITOR S NOTE
1936 at S H H S The year of 36 was one of act1v1ty and achlevement
In athlet1cs lf was a boom year The football team as1de from showtng the team
work that wms games had that quahty of r al champions good sportsmanshlp
The B basketball team came through to take the league champ1onsh1p after a
close shave Th1s team was an uncertam quanttty but ID the dec1d1ng game If showed
that the B team had what If took to go over the top
Th1s year the Far Darter was publ1shed aga1n after a lapse of 7 years The stu
dents showed excellent support for more than 90 per cent of the Stud nt Body
The most 1nterest1ng ach1evement of th1s year was the lnauguratton of a da1ly
school pap r The paper was well organ1zed and 1ts news was real news not yester
days gosstp Numerous schools far larger than S H H S publ1sh only weekly
dally paper We are proud of our paper The Dazly Szlverado and we th1nk our
ed1tor and h1s staff are tops
A feature of the paper was the pt1nt1ng of the name of the student w1th htghest
standlng tn each class for each week Th1s led to a competxttve sp1r1t among th
students It has done a great deal to promote scholarsh1p Edlth Gaylord and
Elwood McCabe were awarded scholarshrps by the U C Alumnae assoc1at1on and
the Un1vers1ty of Calxfornxa has g1ven the school a htgh ratlng
In all th1s year was one of successful achtevement tn Journahsm athlet1cs
dramat1cs and scholarsh1p Good sportsmanshxp and good fellowshlp were pre
dom1nant throughout the year As t1me passes fleetly on I thmk w shall hold the
friends we made at school as the best we shall ever know We w1ll always rememb r
36 as the finest and happlest of our school years
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