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SPRING AM) SUMMER TEEM,
Register for the Spring and
BOARD OF EDUCATION His Excellency, j
His Honor, The Lieutenant Governor.
Henry Wheatland, M.
Boutwell, LL D., Groton.
Marshall, A. M., Somerville.
Abner Ariel Parish, A. M.,
Mason, Esq., Newton.
J. Piiipps, Esq.,
Felton, LL.D., Cambridge.
Hon. Emory Washburn, LL.D., Cambridge.
Hon. Joseph White, A. M., Secretary. Rev. Samuel C. Jackson, D.D., Assistant Sec'y.
Rev. William A. Stearns, D. D., Amherst.
George B. Emerson, LL.D., Treasurer.
Rev. Erastus 0. Haven, D. D., Boston.
Rev. Birdsey G. Northrop, A. M., Agent.
BOARD OF VISITORS. Henry Wheatland, M. D
Hon. Joseph White, A. M.
George B. Emerson, LL.D.
INSTRUCTORS. Alpheus Crosby, A. M., Principal.
Clara M. Loring, Teacher
Crosby. Rev. Birdsey G. Northrop, A. M., Lecturer
Sarah R. Smith.
on Mental Philosophy.
Ellen M. Dodge.
Sharp, Esq., Lecturer on Chem-
Anna M. Brown. Caroline
Josephine A. Ellery.
D., Lecturer Frances S. Cooke, Health. and Anatomy, Physiology,
Sanborn Tenney, A. M., Lecturer on Geology and Mineralogy.
Nancy Adams, Lucy
Myers, Portsmouth, N.
Lydia Curtis, Leominster.
Sarah E. Ferkins, South Danvers.
Mary N. Plumer, Newburyport.
Maria P. Putnam, Danvers.
Olive E. Fairbanks,
Louisa M. Thurston, Lynn.
Julia A. Wadleigh,
Ilarriette A. Hadley,
Wolf borough, N.
Caroline E. Austin,
Clara M. Bassett,
George, North Wilmington.
W. Holmes, Plymouth.
Mary A. Kempton,
Middle ton. Manchester, N.
Theodora P. Holder, Lynn.
Susan George, North Wilmington.
Mary Genu, Orland, Me.
Margaret L. Andrews, Newburyport.
Charlena Knight, Charlestown. II.
Sarah A. Nichols, Salem.
Sarah E. Scales, Lowell.
Harriet F. Seeger,
Esther A. Parker, Saugus.
Georgianna Shackelford, Gloucester.
Harriette L. Parker,
Ellen F. Stearns,
Susan Prince, Beverly.
JUNIOR Sarah E. Babbidge* Pepperell.
M. Bennett, Boston.
CLASS Katharina Knapp, Brompton, C. E. Ellen R. Ladd, Manchester, N. H.
Ladd, North Andover.
Josephine B* Beverly, Gloucester.
Adelia Lane, Lanesville, Gloucester.
Sophia W. Bowles, Mattapoisett.
Edith Lane, Lanesville, Gloucester.
Sarah M. Bradbury, Wenham.
Lucy M. Morey,
Abbie M. Burrill, Lynn.
Ella G. Page,
Caroline E. Capen,
Mary W. Perry, Maiden.
Jane B. Clapp, Northampton.
Frances E. Putnam, Pembroke, N. H.
Mary Robinson, Salem.
H. Collins> Maiden.
Elizabeth B. Russell, Lowell. Ellen C. Sawtelle,
Brookline, N. H.
Helen M. Dunbar, Boston.
Georgia V. Senter. Danvers Centre.
Helen M. Eames, North Wilmington.
Harriet C. Folger,
P. Haskell, Salem. C. Hersey,
Wolfborough, N. H.
Jeannie F. Jameson,
Ella F. Thrasher,
Eldora Torrey, Rockport.
of Students in attendance during the Term,
STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.. ..SALEM, MASS.
This Institution was established by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with the liberal co-operation of the City of Salem and the Eastern JRailroad for the direct preparation of
Schools required by law. It
and of a
Female Teachers is
During the period that has elapsed since
Class in September, 1854, six hundred
Ladies have been members of the School eighty-four
Common and High
under the charge of the State Board of Education,
special Board of Visitors.
the reception of the
to instruct in the
two hundred and
upon the honorable completion of the
have received diplomas,
prescribed course of study.
c & o o
The School Year is divided into two Terms, commencing the last Wednesday each containing twenty in February and the first Wednesday in September, weeks of study, with a week's recess near the middle of the Term.
The present Term will close with Exercises of Examination and Graduation, All Friends of Education are respectfully invited on Wednesday, July 23d. to attend these Exercises, which will commence at 9 o'clock, A. M.; and also to visit the
School at other times that
&?} Candidates for admission
suit their convenience.
mission. be at least sixteen years
present a satisfactory certificate of good
tention of remaining in the School three consecutive terms, (or so
be required for completing the prescribed course of study,) of faith-
fully observing its regulations
during their connection with
it, and of afterwards and must pass a satisfactory
teaching in the public schools of Massachusetts
examination in Reading, Spelling, Defining,
and Algebra. A greater age and higher attainments than those prescribed, with some experience
the United States,
in teaching, render the course of study in the Institution
for admission takes place on
day of each
term, commencing at 8 o'clock, A. M., or as soon after that hour as the Candidates
Except in extraordinary cases, no one
be able to arrive.
later in the term.
These are of two kinds the
which are prescribed and those that are more general in their
strictly professional, ;
character, which are pursued as the students
need or desire, in preparation
The latter are divided into The " Branches of Learning" prescribed by law for all public Those prescribed for all High Schools 111. Those prescribed for
for teaching in the several grades of public schools.
High Schools of
the second class.
several departments; including General Principles
and Moral Government, &c.
Art of Education
and Methods of Instruction, School Organization and
Best Methods of Instruction, both
elementary and more
advanced, in the several branches of school study.
Teaching, for the illustration and application of these Methods; and other Exercises, both Oral and Written, for cultivating that power and propriety of thought and expression which are so essential to the teacher's success.— Observation and practice in other schools are also recommended, and the former, to some extent, required. 3.
Grammar, Geography, Arithmetic, the History
of the United States, and
Behavior;" andalso " Algebra, Yocal Music, Drawing, Physiology, andHygiene," (which, in the words of the law, " shall be taught in all the public schools in
which the School Committee deem it expedient." culture" has been added to these studies.)
* The prescribed course of study is so arranged that it may be completed in two terms, Most pupils, or even in one, by those "who have made sufficient previous attainment. however, require three terms for its completion, and some find it advantageous to devote An intermission in the course for the purpose of teaching is to it even a longer time. usually permitted, upon application. Ladies designing to teach in other States or in private schools may be admitted by paying $15 a term for tuition.
Book-keeping, Surveying, Geometry, Natural
Philosophy, Chemistry, Botany, the Civil
Polity of this
Commonwealth and of
the United States, and the Latin Language."
and French Languages, Astronomy, Geology, and Moral Science, and Political Economy."
leneral Statutes of Mass., chap. 38,
successfully completed the Professional Studies of the School,
and who approve themselves, upon examination, fully competent to instruct in the General Studies of the
Diploma of the School.
Those who also show themselves well acquainted with the General Studies of the second class, and with the French Language, receive the Second Dirloma; while for
the temaining studies a
of the first class,
So far as
with these General Studies, especially
should be acquired by students before their admis-
sion to the School.
regular course of study, extending through three terms, has been arranged
who may wish
pursue advanced studies, and who have already a
good elementary acquaintance with the Latin and French Languages.
has already a valuable supply, chiefly through donation, of
these material aids of education,
its full success,
(the Library containing, in works for general reference and reading, and in text-
books, more than seven
accommodations, the School Building has been recently enlarged, and now presents room for long ranges of book-shelves the School the
Friends of Education,
upon the continued
especially of those
liberality of its
Higher Female Education with particular reference
which Friends and
appreciate the claims of to the
work of educating
* Full preparation for instructing in those branches is rogaided as requiring an elementary acquaintance with Geometry with the Natural Sciences, both philosophical and descriptive with the History and Etymology of the English Language and with English Literature. ;
f Contributions of books and pamphlets for the Library, of articles of philosophical and chemical apparatus, and of minerals, shells, and other specimens of natural history for the Cabinet, will be gratefully received, and will make an important addition to the means of usefulness which the Institution already possesses.
School Committees and Superintendents will confer a special favor by Bending copies of Annual Reports and other educational documents; and Instructors in Institutions of every grade, by sending copies of their Catalogues and Circulars. their
free to those
who comply with the
small fee ($1.50)
condition of teaching in the
public schools of Massachusetts, wherever they
paid by each pupil at the beginning of the term, for
are mostly furnished without charge from the recommended, however, that the pupils should bring with them, for purposes of reference and comparison, the text-books which they have already studied, so far as this may be convenient and they should especially be provided with a Dictionary and recent Atlas. text books required
The price which
ing, or separate fire
usually paid by the pupils for board, (not including wash-
$2.50 per week.
For the assistance of those who would
find even the light
expenses of the
School burdensome, the Commonwealth makes an annual appropriation of a
One half of this amount
thousand dollars. term,
pupils from Massachusetts who.
sums varying according
distributed at the close of each
merit and need the aid, in
to the distance of their residence
from Salem, and their
necessary expenses in attending the School, but not exceeding
$1.50 per week.
In this distribution, the
thirteen weeks of a
connection with the School are not reckoned, unless she enters prepared to
complete the prescribed course of study in
By the fund of
munificent bequest of Nathaniel
than three terms.
Bowditch, Esq., of Brookline, a
thousand dollars has been provided, the income of which
available for the aid of pupils.
Through the bounty of Thomas Lee, Esq., of Boston, awards are made,
amount of seventy-five dollars a year, for excellence in reading. Awards are also made each term, through the bounty of Leander Wetherell, Esq., of Boston, for excellence in orthography. Salem, July, 1862.
of Candidates for
ber 3d, 1862.
sixteen years of age, (without limit as to place of resi" ence,)
who may wish
pursue a Course of Study in
direct preparation for the
State Normal School at Public Schools of Massachusetts, Tuition is Free. commence with an Examination Text books are mostly furnished from the Library of admission, on Wednesday, Septem- the School. The usual price of Board is $2.50 per week. Erom the State Appropriation and other
The Next Term Salem, Mass.,
of teaching in
more than $1300 are annually distributed
who merit and need
For Circulars, or further information, address
intend to teach in the
Salem Observer Press