The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 5, 1952 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 5, 1952
Page 6
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PAGE STX CARK.t COURIER FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER B, 1952 A Photo Tour Through Blythevilles New $351,000 Senior High School— • i_r L'U t- rer ll'lJL'o t- nmm * K« » Hft Mluf hr>vi1!p Rt.nripnf ^ U'ltl Qn(>nrt , LH^^HHB i 'AT*^B^^»T-»BV * • ~ * • - -.— ,,,..,. | _.,. „_. - *-_« -r-t—- , —^^^- — T—--—»TWW™M HKHK IS WHERE more than 350 Blytl students will spend most of their waking hours for the next nine months — the new $351,000 Senior High School, used today for the first time. After a short session today, .class work will begin in earnest Monday in rooms like (he one shown at left. On the front wall can be seen one of the speakers located in each room and connected to a public system control panel in the central office. Commercial students wi!J use the four second-floor rooms, one ot these, lor typing classes, U shown at right. The "blackboards" in aU rooms are of a green material more restful to the eyes. The covered type of radiator used can be seen at left of typing room photo. The public address and intercommunication control panel in the central office is shown at lelt in the second row of pictures. Programs climating in the ai/dltorium or school-wide announcements can b« piped to any room or all rooms at once. FuH-H-agth metal lockers, (center picture, second row) one to a student, will be one of the features of the new school. Combination Jocks have been issued to each student. There are 600 of these lockerj. To give teachers a place to relax during the school-day grind, mcn'i »ntl women's lounges (second vow, rl&uU have been included in the new building. Each lounge also includes rest room facllillei. "*"• ^ T~ Jf, _-•-•i *d&K: THE LARGE STUDY hall (below) adjoins the library (right), •« lUnIcnts having a study hall period mny use the library (or reference work. The door to one of the two student activity rooms »t th« north end of the llurary Is visible »t far left In the photo at right. The librarian'! office also opens off the north end of the library. . *.v; SLIDING DOOltS rtivitle the band room bacfe of the auditorium (left, belovo 50 It can be converted into two dressing rooms lor stage productions. Each halt ot the room has its own rest room. Lab problems in physics will be worked out in the specially-equipped room shown below. At right is a view of one portion of the library, showing one ol the Individual study tables.

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