South Hamilton Community School
District's New School Dedication and Open House
held December 29, 1968
in the school as an institution established to continue, improve, and to
keep our American Way of Live, we dedicate this junior-senior high school
building. To the achievement of these objectives with our youth
and adults, we dedicate our new high school building.
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1. - Students are looking from the
balcony into the resouce area. Balconies and stairways leading from
the second floor rooms into the resource certer are carpeted to create
an atmosphere suitable for this kind of area.
2. - A close-up of the recreational
reading and lounge area provided for student relaxation.
This area is provided in the
spacious lobby entrance. On either side of this circular lobby are
secondary offices and the central
3. - This part of the balcony
overlooks the large lobby entrance area. From this vantage point
one can see the entire entrance area, counter space for the central offices,
and to the rear all classrooms on both the first and second floors can
The Board of Eduction pictured,
from left: Richard Arends, Robert Young, Francis LeMaster, Clarence Hove
- President, Raymond Johnson - Secretary, Curtis Thoreson and Superintendent
Leonard Roberts. The district treasurer, Beryl Cottington, was not
present when the picture was taken.
A Word of Apreciation - The Board
of Education wishes to express its appreciation to everyone in the South
Hamilton Community School District for the support, encouragement and patience
they have shown on the long, arduous road toward the completion of our
junior-senior high school
Credit for the project can be given
to no singular person or group. If we were to start naming infividuals
who have contributed in time and effort beyond what is routinely expected,
the list would be endless. Without this outstanding help and support,
the project could not have become a reality.
This building is truly a credit
to those who live in our school district and a personal reward to those
who contributed in some special way to the fruition of the plan.
The resource center, the hub or heart of the academic
building, is a spacious, carpeted area which provides seating for 40 students,
carrel space for 32 students and is complete with office space, book processing
room and magazine storage. There are 12,000 volumes of printed material
and a large inventory of audio and visual supplies accessible to students
for use in the carrels throughout the electronically wired space.
The carrels are located on three walls of the first floor. Class
rooms on the first floor open into the center with classes from the second
floor feeding into the area from a balcony overlooking the room on all
The Business Education department
features two classrooms plus an office and business machines room located
between, which enables the students to make use of many various types of
machines. The department has all new furniture and equipment, including
posture perfect secretarial chairs and IBM selectric typewriters.
All of the academic classrooms are located in the two-story center building
referred to as building "B". The science rooms are also newly furnished
The Home Economics department is
very beautifully furnished and equipped. The spacious, double classroom
area features the very latest in electrical and gas appliances, including
a Corningware cook-top, washer and dryer, and a dish washer. The
classroom is equipped for sewing with all new Singer machines. One
is equipped for cooking featues Westinghouse appliances. Both rooms
are tastefully decorated in colors of avacado green and melon, which nicely
compliments the new cabinetry in each area.
Floor plans of the three wings
of the building.
"Building A" (south)
Vocal & Instrumental Music
two floors of "Building B" (center)
Instructional Materials Center
"Building C" (north)
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