The girls, thirty in number--lovely in face and form and manner, coquettishly, or simply with dignity, as come most naturally to them, were living models, displaying the dresses they had made in class, and as they marched across the stage and down the steps, a glow of pride permeated the audience. We marveled that our young girls, yesterday infants, had such practical judgment in the selection of colors and style and had had the patience and perseverance to complete such well-fitting, perfectly finished garments. This training of minds and fingers is of inestimable value to the girls and great is the rejoicing that the H. E. course is an established part of the school curriculum.
I wish I knew words awful enough to express my contempt for pupils who don't pay attention in class.
John Boner - Let me teach you some words Mr. Smith.
Miss Frazier - Does any one know how to stick a pin in a pattern?
Beryle - 'I do.' Stick the point in first.
Miss Linnie (In English class) - Does any one know what a pastoral poem is.
Wanda Gray - It must be a poem about a pastor.
Mr. Lewis (assigning Physics lessons) - Tomorrow start with lightning and go to thunder.
Mr. Smith (Trying to explain a problem in geometry class)
(Mervin and Raymond talking)
Every body that has horns butt in.
Mrs. Cowger (was to keep the second year Spanish class)
"I won't hear the lesson, I'll just sit in here and [make sure] that you don't take up the room and run away with it."
P. H. S. Freshman English Class
Mrs. Cowger - Define trickle.
A Fish - To run slowly.
Mrs. Cowger - Define anecdote.
A Fish - A short funny tale.
Mrs. Cowger - Now use both in a sentence.
A Fish - The dog trickled down the street with a can tied to his anecdote.
John - You ought to be good at Geometry.
Howard - Why?
John - Because your head is both plain and solid.
The first foot ball game of the season was to be held at El Campo.
Miss Linnie - "Truitt why is it that you do not have your English lesson prepared?"
Truitt - "Why I thought we were going to El Campo before English
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