Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on August 14, 1963 · Page 24
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Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois · Page 24

Alton, Illinois
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Wednesday, August 14, 1963
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i AUGUST 14, 1963 Counseling Staff in Alton Schools Grows ALTON EVENING TELEGRAM* PAGE Two former.icac-hei-f. In the counseling and R uidance In the Alton public schools system have Joined the junior-senior high counseling staff this year. They nre .tames Calfnhan and John Buerklc, who taught at the senior high school last year. Others on t.he 15 member staff have been reassigned to different buildings. Counselors at East Junior High this year will be Mrs. Kathleen Brunjes, Mrs. Dorothy Mosfis, bale Trlmpe and .Tames Washington/ John Buerkle will be counselor at Central Junior High School; James Adams will,.be counselor t at North Junior; nnd Louis Bledsoe nnd Mrs., Jeanne MacDuff will bo counselors at West Junior. On the staff at Alton Senior High School are Mrs. Irma Allen, James Cnllahan, Kenneth Denlson, Richard Gnrber, Al Gregor, Miss Agnes Pllger and Miss Leona Teter. Each student In the junior Marquettc Classes Start For Freshmen on Aug. 29 and senior high schools is assigned n counselor, according to Dean Taylor, director of Alton High Girl Does Research In Biochemistry This summer, an Alton High School student, Gayle Ellen Schneider, has spent eight weeks at the University of Illinois doing research in biochemistry. Gayle and 15 other high school students from throughout, the state have been taking part in a summer science scholarship program sponsored by the Illinois Heart Association, the National Science Foundation, and the University of Illinois. The students work with a graduate student or professor, and do fundamental work in their supervisor's research project. Gayle works In the Veterinary Medicine Building with Dr. H. P. Broquist. She has been developing a bio-synthesis of lysin nnd protein acids which are used in Dr. Broquist.'s work. GayJc has access to and uses all of the equipment in the laboratory including radioactive samples. Gayle says she likes her work very much, but she is still eager to get back to Alton Senior High School for her last year. There she is a member of student council, future homemakers and future teachers, and also finds time ,,for 'her church youth group, i'Gayle is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Francis D. Schneider, 13 Northmoor Place, Godfrey. public schools. They are to give Mattjiifctte High School students assistance to students with poor begin the trek back to school on study habits, subject difficulties, Aug. 29, with freshmen reporting social adjustments and educational and vocational planning. "Contrary lo popular oplnloil," he said, "very few students must be counselled regarding bad behavior, Bands Back On Feel After Guts The band and • orchestra program of the Alton schools, last year cut severely by the curtailments, is once again back on Us feel, staffed with Very able teachers,- and is facing a new year. Leroy Fritz, director of music, has announced that three new faculty members will be teaching In the field. frwin Ballard will direct band nnd orchestra at Central and some 'lementary schools. Emerson Sehullz will direct band and orchestra at Norlli Junior and some elementary schools. James Mueller will teach band and orchestra in elementary schools in the district. The oilier instrumental teacher; (ire: Earl McGill, teaching banti and orchestra til. East Junior and Horace Mauri; Kenneth Conrady, teaching bund and orchestra at West Junior and some elementary Schools and Boyd LaMarsh anc Charles Musgrave leaching band orchestra, music appreciation, anc harmony at Alton High School. There will be two noticeable changes in the instrumental program this fall. The first, as lister; above, is thai the instrumental teacher in the junior high and elementary schools will leach both bund and orchestra, rnlher than have a special teacher for each. The other basic change is in Ihe beginning program. Siring sludents will be slarted at the fifth grade level,'and band at the sixth. This eliminates one year from the" beginning of: both programs. This is an economy measure officials said, which will'save hiring an additional teacher, anc also is based on the belief that Alton students will slill receive a very good musical training even after 'Ibis change. at- 8:45 a.m. for orientation, lomeroom assignment, schedules, and lockers. Sophomores report at "The day of the lonely, rlnte- ess young ludy attending a women's college Is gone, forever," says Miss Anne Browne, social activities coordinator at Monticello College. Modern transportation h a s solved the time and distance factor, which before kept the male-tram traveling very fur in search of a male. If there Is any doubt about the problem being solved, just stop by any OSAt<A — Japanese industrialists say lhal they are expecting lo break records in aulo oulpul Ihis year and again next. > JFe're Ready for School... are Yoa? WE GUARANTEE YOU'LL SAVE PLENTY ON SCHOOL SUPPLIES at Thrifty Drug Stores if SEE OUR BIS SCHOOL AD IN THURSDAY'S ALTON TELEGRAPH i, PAPERBMATE ® p.m. the some day. Juniors report for schedules, books, and lockers on Aug. 30, nt 8:45 a.m. Seniors return at 1 p.m. the same day. The school bookstore will he open both days for Women's College Students Aren't Dateless Anymore EXTRA REFILL FREE Thi blgg«it pin bargain* going vt at tht big fall Paper Matt Fr«« Fill. Comt lit *-chopt* tht color and itylt Paper Matt pin you like btit •ffl»t«nfj<r« refill lf»|l 123 Belle St. 509 W, Delmar Alien Ploio Wilshire Villggo Waihlngtpn Sqwre Wood River Adds Three Teachers, Tivo Neiv Posts WOOD RIVER - In addition to hiring personnel for the newly created posts of district librarian md curriculum coordinator for Wood River-Hartford Elementary School District 15 the hoard of education has also employed throe new classroom teachers for the forthcoming school year. Mrs. Kay Morgan, who receivec her bachelor of science degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, has been hired lo teach kindergarten in Washingtor School, replacing Mrs. Vera Dod son, who retired. The new teacher has had two years of previous teaching experience in the Ro.xana school; system. Mrs, Helen Barnard, a 1939 graduate of MacMurray College with a BS degree has been hired lo teach kindergarten in Washington School replacing Mrs. Mary Blodgett, who -,vill become a fourth grade teacher in the Hartfort Elementary School. Mrs. Blodgett will replace Mrs, Bottle Duncan, who has resignec in order to accept a leaching position in the Edwardsville School system. Mrs. Barnard has taught, two years full time at Roodhouse, one in the Wood River District and has worked as a substitute teach er in both the Wood River and Ro.xana School districts. Mrs. Gayle Conant, a substitute teacher of District 15, has also been hired on a full time basis ai a primary grade teacher, G. 0 De Alley, district superintendenl reports. Michael Hacke Wins Scholarship Charles Michael Hacke, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Hacke 83 Charmont, Godfrey, has received a full-tuition .scholarship to Regis College in Denver, Colo. A 1963 graduate of Alton Senioi High School, he will major in geology and minor in mathematics at Regis. Hacke, as an amateur geologist, was one of three who recently discovered a 150,000-year- old Mastadon Tusk in a creek bee near Elsah. The other two in tin. group were professional geolo gists. sale of books and supplies. Girls who have not yet ordered school uniforms may do so on Friday afternoon, Aug. 30, Iti Room 3. Late orders and measurements /or uniforms will he token between 1 and 2:30. All students report for regular classes Sept. 3, nf 8:40. The first dismissal hell will ring at 3:08 p.m. for all students except for one chemistry class which will be in session until 3:30 p.m. dally. This your seniors who have no closing hour np-j ( .|, lsM . SMf | r| . 2: 30 will be dismissed at this time Instead of signed lo n study hall. This measure is being taken lo conserve teachers for actual classroom teaching. The enrollment for Marquettc as of Aug. 1 was f)72 — freshmen leading with *172 students; juniors with 161; sophomores with 132: and seniors with 107. Transfers to Ihe public school system have been normal this year with only two seniors, eight juniors, and five sophomores ro questing transcripts as of Aug. 1. Three new sophomores have entered Marquelto from the Alton public schools. Although HIP freshmen enrollment was closed in early May, most of the students planning to enter Marquetto had already registered before lhal dale. At present there are Ihreo freshmen on Ihe waiting list girls' college, on H Sotnrdny light, as Ihe ironches. To the modern male, women's colleges are usually considered 'happy hunting grounds." And, 'or the young lady , planning lo •ittend a women's college, the chance of being "discovered" by an Ivy-lxed knight, riding a chromed four-wheeled charger, is somewhat greater at women's ?olleges. Also, lake note of the act lhal going to a girls' school will keep week-day dating to a minimum, thus aiding your academic stature along with your social stature. Unfortunately, the boys entering all male colleges are not enjoying the same pleasant circumstances that the women are enjoying. Some male colleges', :o combat Ihe loss of lop male Indents to colleges with female counterparts, have decided lo add a female coordinate. Moiiticello to Launch128th Year in Fall Monticello College will begin her 128th year, this fall, as seniors return, on Sept. 9. Monticello Preparatory School will begin Sept. 6 with the return of upper class high school students. The first day of classes is of- ficlalfy set for Sept. 13 for college students; nnd for prepara- lory school students, classes will begin Sep'l. 9. According lo Dr. Duncan VVimprrss, president of Montlcello, n capacity enrollment expected for both the college nnd the preparatory school. Students for Ihe 1963-64 lerm. will again come, from all pnrls of the United Stales, Canada, nnd other countries. College students will. have a pleasant surprise when they return lo the college this year. They will find their dormitory rooms completely remodeled along with bath facilities. However, the scheduling for completion of this project is so close, thai reluming seniors rmiy arrive by one door as remodeling tradesmen leave by another door. Ilntheway Hall, Monticello's new $2,000,000 "Theatron," is ;ilso scheduled lo open this fall and use of its facilities will be gin shortly afler Ihe opening of school. Dedication of Ihis new building will take place within a two-week • period, beginning Oct. 14, with formal ceremonies taking place on Friday, Oct. 18 Vocational Training for 10th Graders at Bethalto Two Nurses Head Health Service at Edwardsville EDWARDSVILLE - The health services in the Edwardsville com- niunily schools will be under the supervision of school nurses, Mrs. Virginia Gornall and Mrs. Ruth Harris. Mrs. Gornall will have her office in the Junior High School building and Mrs. Harris will operate from her office in the Leclaire School. School nurses conduct screen- To Dedicate St. Bernard's Playground WOOD RIVER — Dedication of he'new play area at St. Bernard's Parochial School will be a highlight of the October Fall School Festival, an annual event sponsored by'the St. Bernard's Home and School Association. The new play area, acquired by the Rev. Father E. J. Douglas, pastor of St. Bernard's, is located on Penning Avenue across from the school. Houses on the tract in the former residential area, are being razed and the lots will -be converted to use as playgrounds for the students of the school as soon as possible. A. W. Frazier, president, reports the Fall School Festival will be the major project of Ihe Home and School Association of Ihe fall months. Oct. 5 and 6 has been selected as the date of the outdoor event which will feature games, carnival rides, and a wide variety of booths and stands. A rummage sale and a card party are proposed projects which will be submiitted for approvel. ing programs for hearing and vision, direct denial examination and TB skin lests and keep records of communicable diseases and accidents and make recommendations to the administration. They cooperate with Ihe special educalion department and assist Ihe school in its compliance with health laws and good health practices. The laws of the Slate of Illinois require the schools lo maintain a physical record of all students, itudents entering kindergarten, 'iftli grade and ninth grade are required lo provide records of ex- Now! Lowest cost in years for LENNOX GAS HEATING u\ amination by a physician licensed to practice in the State of Illinois. All students transferring into t h e Edwardsville Community Schools must present either a physical examination record from their former school or a recent re cord of examination by a licensee physician. All local physician: have been supplied with the exam ination forms and forms for out of-lown doctors may be securec in the office of the superintendent Students should file their reports with their teachers on the lirsi day of school. BETHALTO — A class introduc- ng lOlli graders to work will be aught at Civic Memorial High School when school opens this all. The nine-week course in voca- .lohal education and training will el the students know what apti- udcs they have and will help Idem think of a future occtipa :ion they might pursue, in rela ion lo their aptitudes. The classes will be taught by he. counseling and guidance do wrlmenl of the school, under Ihe direction of Boh Jones. Jones said the course will givr he students a background ofi raining needed for specific jobs, whether a college education or vocational training is needed after 'ligh school. "The students will explore specific occupations they are inler- oslcd in, and they will sec the qualifications necessary for lhal occupation," Jones said. Jones said the program is also designed to curb school drop outs. "A high school education is imperative, and further training following graduation from high school is becoming more prevalent in business and industry, and with our training program we hope to keep students in school, giving them a better chance at a good occupation," Jones stated. The seven buildings of Beliiallo Community Unit 8 will open Aug. 27 with 3,280 students as com pared with the 3,168 last year. The svstem will have 130 teach- crs and administralors, of which \ will be new. During the summer the ten buses of the nchool district were repainted, at Bethalto Grade School were FULLY AUTOMATIC KELVINATOR PUSH BUTTON ELECTRIC COOKING TERMITE SPECIAL Any Size Home $97.50 — ALSO — $1.00 PER ROOM To Eliminate All Household Pests Member of Alton Chamber of Commerce DEPENDABLE Termite Control Go, 2615 State St. PHONE 462-9647 FREE! AUTO SEAT BELTS GIVEN WITH ANY AUTOMOBILE FINANCING FOR MODELS 1960 THRU 1963! YOUR CHOICE OF COLORS! FINANCBNG SERVICES Regular & Special Checking Accts. 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