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October 1, 1924

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JNA ISLANDER PAGE ELEVEN AL STAVV SUGGESTIONS VOR MERIT mF EnEr r f, . Martha Meyer SYSTEM, 1924-5. ~ N D s! t Editors: What a difference the seventh grade ntis, Malcolm Renton Each student will start the semester notices in its school life this year! REPORTERS with 100 merits. Grammar school was so different---so :de, . . Frances Feltrop e, . Charles de Soto Merits may be deducted as follows: youthful! They seem almost to have V .... Helen McKelvey Tardiness to school, class, or study turned into a group of frogs! No e .... Myrtle Gibson period, or tardy with special report or sooner do they get settled in one ade, . Elizabeth MacLean excuse, 1. room than up they must jump and tie, . John Shields Unexcused absence, per day 3. hop to another. Hop, hop, hop--all EDITORIAL Leaving school without permission, day long. These junior high school ,~ " , 2to 5. people think it's fun to go to school at You, the people who read this Misconduct, disobedience, discour- 8 o'clock in the morning when they tesy, etc., 1 to 5. can get out at 2:30 in the afternoon rr's the high school, extend our Defacing or damaging building or and play all the rest of the day! g" School has begun this year ~esearnestness and sincerity that equipment, 5 to 15. But oh, those tests! It is the hard- Using profane language, stealing, est thing in the world to get know- the spirit shown heretofore, smoking or cheating, 5 to 25. ledge into heads that are crammed full :the Co-operation of the towns- of vacations and the good times that i'.the Students and teachers we Merits may be added as follows: we had. to make this 'a banner year. We glad to be allowed to assume Not absent for month, I. ~.rship of this page, as it gives Not tardy for month, 1. Registration of Minors Successful participation in any reg-The school laws of California re- tier experience in the field of ularly organized student activity, for quire the parents or guardians of all ~. and some small insight into ~les of a newspaper worker. We which no credit is given, and whichminors under the age of eighteen and ~m! for the opportunities af-extends over at least one month, 1.over the age of three to cause such Neither absent or tardy for a semes- minors to be registered each year at a and hope to prove worthy, ter entities a student to five additional public elementary schoolhouse. There merits, to be applied in raising the re- are no exceptions. The school week SELF-GOVERNMENT cord of any previous semester, beginning October 6th is set aside for t hi-" "------ . this registration. In order to avoid laen;"ir'nganU aSrts.UalnsZeen~:,sch_ools dnrthe ,na:nland An average of 90 merits or better confusion in the schools and delayfor n for each semester in high school will those wishing to register it is suggest- ihis Y y " entitle a student to an extra one-half ed that you register as early in the Plan of mann ing a school Wed very successfgt~l and bent- credit in citizenship upon graduation. An average of 85 merits or less forweek as possible, and wherever possi- ble try to be at the school houses for h0ol the student body.. Last year each semester in high school will re- registration between the hours ~of 2:30 . was too small in number of yoke a student's citizenship credit. .s t and 3:30. o Permit the organization of Any excess over 90 merits for any ~YStem of government, but this List of Catalina Teachers, 1924-5 semester may be applied to raising the Seen such a marked increase ~dance that the junior and sen- record of any previous semester. Below 90 merits shall render a stu-M.B. Dunkle, principal--mathematics School students in combina- dent ineligible for any elective student . and French. e. Undertaken the government body office the succeeding semester. Dorothy C. Hahn--English, commer- ehool themselves . a council Below 80 merits will render a stu- cial, girls' physical education. governing body is dent ineligible for participation in in- Angle L. Fox, mathematics, music, art, ed-of two representatives from terscholastic contests, or regularly or- history, English. the six classes It is the duty ganized student activities. Bevier Robison--social sciences Span- COUncil to initiate as well as to Below 70 merits a student may be ish, public speaking. se all student activities and to suspended from school. W.C. Priestly--science, glee club, boys' affairs both of interest andAny student with 95 merits or more physical education. o the student body. may be excused from semester exam- Maude A. Tettelbach--sixth grade. ~embers who have been elected inations in such subjects as he has a Josephine H. MeCorkle--fifth grade. .st nt the varmus classes for the grade of 1, or better. Myrtle Knox--fourth grade. nester are: Hazle D. Putnam--second and third 8 Junior High School grades. ~r~t:ath Grade--Frances Feltrop and ATHLETICS Emily Tower Cousins--first A and first ~i~a Coleman. An athletic association is in view! B grades. !%~-th--Qrade--Stephen WiUiamsand After all the struggles we have goneKatherine J. Steigely--kindergarten. " I~th (,~s!ch through to get it, we rejoice with in History Class l)la)ll~r'~ue--Charles Cliff and Kath- great joy that our hopes are to be ful- e. . filled this year. Already a committee Columbus was mutined anti killed by 'l,~nth Senior High School has begun to draw up a constitution his men---then he sailed on and on. tllur r, (~rade--MyrtleGibsonandAr- for the association. We expect this f~l '~0Ulding. organization will put us on the map His Way ~e%th. Grade--Martha Meyer and in good style. Hobbs--I hope you're not one of '/',,. ~nney Get your tennis arms limbered up! those who borrow trouble? ~ ,Velfth ~, . Dobbs--No, I borrow money to get uy~L brade--lohn Shieldsand A busy committee is preparing for aout of trouble.---Boston Transcript. ',~e Stone ~ larger tournament to be held this fall than we have ever had before. Toy Balloons Treated i ATTENDANCE In general physical education class Toy balloons now are given longer life by dipping them into a gummy ~ work, we are making good use of the preparation before they are filled. s ~f interes'~to note the atten- largest playground near the island-- ~lltS record in the several depart- the ocean. Some students think it is [ ~i ~s. and grades last week, as fol-not a sufficiently warm welcome which ~; '- ~ndergarten, 29; First Grade, the water extends--more shame to ~%r~he%nd and Third Grades, 27; them--and remind one most unhappily ~!~tth, r, Qrade, 19; Fifth Grade, 24; of hothouse plants, as they look rather ,~ev%t~ade, 25; JuRor High School, than dive in. Let it be thoroughly ] Quickly Relieves the Most [ ~1; 8e~ll,. Eighth and Ninth Grades) understood that there are many moreI Painful Sunburn [ _mor High School (Tenth, Elev-male flowers in our garden than ie- I 1 I~l)tlh~,hese~16' :d Twelfth Grades)' 23; Ttal' male' Bye-bye' b~vs; we're if'figures indicate that the [ 50 CenL' [: :'*u~tt of Avalon is increasing. In Botany ~.~ep. Avalon a Spotless Town" Martha--Mr. Priestly, g~ve me either [ ISLAND PHARMACY CO, [ . a snake or a worm to bisect. It doesn't [ lilt C sttnt l ttm [ ge our help t matter which, just so it.squirms. _ .