SPRING AND SUMMER TERM,
Register for the Spring and
BOARD OF EDUCATION. His Excellency, the Governor.
John D. Philbrick, A.
His Honor, the Lieutenant Governor.
David H. Mason, A.
Gardiner G. Hubbard, A. Kev.
William Rice, A.M.,
Clarke, D.D., Jamaica
Hon. Joseph White, A. M., Sec'y and
Hon. Emory Washburn, LL.Di; Cambridge. Rev.
Seelye, D.D., Easthampton.
Phipps, A. M., Agent.
BOARD OF VISITORS. Prof.
Clarke, D.D., Jamaica
Hon. Joseph White, A. M., Boston.
Ellen M. Dodge.
A. Currier, Teacher of Elocution.
Teacher of Music.
Sophia O. Driver.
Hon. Joseph White,
A. M., Lecturer on
Atkinson, Lecturer on
M. Isabella Hanson.
L. Martin. Prof.
Morse, Lecturer on Zoology.
STUDENTS. &bt)an ccb
Marietta H. Barstow, Hanover.
Abbie M. Goodwin, Newburyport.
Mary A. Burnham, Durham, N. H.
Clementine D. Grover, Gloucester.
Harriette B. Clough, Gloucester.
Class &. Ella A. Bailey, Lowell. Eliza A. Baxter,
Jennie A. Norris, Dracut.
Berne, X. C.
Julia L. Brigham, Montpelier, Vt.
Marcia A. Burbank, Danville, N.
B. Chamberlain, Salem.
Annie, B. Foster, East Saugus.
M. Hoyt, West Amesbury.
Justine F. Proctor, Gloucester.
Ida Sheldon, Lowell. E. Trask, Salem.
Luella A. Wardwell, Lowell.
rows, N. H.
Lucy B. Wiggin, Wakefield, N. H. Hattie F. Wiley, Lynnfield.
Abbie F. Jaquith, Chelsea.
Hattie A. Watson, Northwood Nar-
Ida A. Emerson, Wakefield.
Harriet S. Crosby, Chelsea. Nettie E. Currier, South
E. Nichols, Beverly.
Class 8. Esther
Marietta Clarke, Topsfield.
Alice L. Blaney, Swampscott.
Ella Dager, Wakefield.
Harriet D. Bowen, Salem.
Annie D. Dalton, Salem.
Elizabeth C. Bridge, Peterboro', N. Y.
Caroline O. Brown, Danvers.
E. Emery, Montpelier, Vt. S.
Ella L. Munroe, Lynnfield.
Martha A. Paul, Lowell.
M. Guernsey, Boston.
Lucy A. Peabody, Wenham. Annie R. Sawyer, Durham, N. H.
Eliza C. Gutterson, Lynn.
Mary E. Mary L.
Annie L. Hale, Salem, rlda A.
Maria E. Paul, West Lynn.
Seger, Swampscott. Starret,
M. Humphrey, Marblehead.
E. Adelaide Towle, Newburyport.
M. Hussey, Nantucket.
Eliza J. Wallace, Lawrence.
Hutchins, North Cambridge.
Erances A. Whittier, Danversport.
Georgiana R. Kehew, Salem.
Eliza O. Williams, Winchester.
Ella E. Merithew, Lowell.
QTU0S Margaret B. Agan, Saratoga Springs.
Mary W. Theresa
Isadora Allbee, Springfield, Vt.
Harriet Haskell, Beverly.
Addie t E.
Helen A. Brown, Seekonk.
Emily B. Bullard, Chicago,
E. Hewes, Lynnfield Centre.
Mary A. Legg,
Annie E. Breed, Lynn.
Ella Mills, Dunbarton, N. H. 111.
Sarah E. Butler, Charlestown.
Isabel Neale, Saugus Centre.
Florence E. Coburn, East Dracut.
Anna A. Mary A.
Gulielma Coffin, Nantucket.
Margaret C. Schouler, Arlington.
Arvilla A. Cross, Boston.
Susan T. Schouler, Arlington.
L. Chadwick, Chelsea.
A. Damon, Reading.
Mary E. Evans,
Louisa Stearns, Brookline.
Annie Stone, Providence, R.
Margaret Fawcett, Surry, N. H.
Minnie B. Eenton, Melrose.
Helen F. Teel, Peabody.
Lydia M. Folger, Nantucket.
Sara L. Thomas, Wakefield.
M. Jennie Geer, Lowell. Martha E. Glover, Salem.
Florence A. Todd, Lynn.
E. Stuart, Boston Highlands.
Francena F. Trask, Beverly.
T. Wells, Deerfield Cen., N.H,
Rosina H. Treadwell, Flushing, N. Y.
Laura B. White, Northfield.
L. True, Chelsea.
Olive E. Underhill, Salem.
Alice G. C. Whitney, Southborough-
Eliza N. Wardvvell, Lawrence.
Eliza L. Wing, Sandwich.
Annie M. Wells, Lyndon, Yt.
Win Ward, Cambridge.
IDÂŤ Eliza J. Kidder, North Saugus.
B. Bailey, Lowell.
Julia F. Lewis,
Chloe Barker, Alton Corner, N. H.
Carrie L. Barrell, Lewiston, Me.
Eleanor M. Magee, North Chelsea.
Ella F. Butterfield, Wakefield.
Evelyn L. Makepeace, Lynn.
Annie C. Coburn, Charlestown.
Marion V. Damon, Somerville.
Isabelle L. Parsons, Lynnfield Centre
L. Drown, Fisherville, N. H.
F. Liffin, Beverly.
M. McDuffle, North Andover.
Lucy E. Parsons, Salem.
Adele E. Fabens, Salem.
Clara E. Phelps, North Chelsea.
Franklin, N. H.
C. Gould, Woonsocket, R.
C. Perkins, East Walpole.
Mira A. Prime, Salem. I.
Frances Roundey, Beverly.
E. Adelaide Hamblet, Dracut.
Laura M. Hamblet, Salem.
M. Healey, Lowell. E. Howard, Chelsea.
A. Swasey, Salem. K. Titcomb, Newburyport.
A. Mary Tredick, Union, N. H.
Wiggin, North Chelsea.
Emily A. Howe, Lowell.
M. Wilson, Marblehead.
Sarah F. Jewett, Lynn.
Georgiana Young, Lanesville.
of pupils in attendance the present term,*
of different pupils during the past year,
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 Railroad for the direct
preparation of Female Teachers
High Schools required by law.
to instruct in the
under the charge of the State Board of
Education, and of a special Board of Visitors. elapsed since the reception of the
During the period that has
Class, in September, 1854, one thousand
two hundred and twenty-five Ladies have been members of the School these, five
hundred and thirty-seven have received diplomas, upon the honorable
completion of the prescribed course of study.
Scljool The School Year
divided into two terms, each containing nineteen weeks of
study, with a week's recess near the middle of the term.
The next Spring Term close
on Thursday, January 20, 1870.
commence on Thursday, September
on Thursday, July
commence on Thursday, February 7,
will close on Thursday,
Examination and Graduation, commencing at 9 o'clock, A. M.
&tÂťmf ssl on. Candidates for admission must be at least sixteen years of age satisfactory certificate of
must present a
good moral character; must declare their
of faithfully observing the regulations of the School, during their connection with it,
and of afterwards teaching in the public schools of Massachusetts
* Ladies designing to teach in other States or in private schools paying $15 a term for tuition. _
be admitted oy
8 pass a satisfactory examination in Reading, Spelling, Defining, Writing, Arithmetic, English
Grammar, Geography, and
A greater age and
the History of the United States.
higher attainments than those prescribed, with some experience
in teaching, render the course of study in the Institution
for admission takes place
term, commencing at 9 o'clock, A. M.
on Thursday, the
day of each
in extraordinary cases,
later in the term.
The Board of Education, by a vote passed January
following Course of Study for the State
" The time of the course extends through a period of two
vided into terms of twenty weeks each, with daily sessions of not less than
hours, five days each week.
BRANCHES OF STUDY TO BE PURSUED. First Term. 1.
Arithmetic, oral and written, begun.
Geometry, begun. Chemistry.
Analysis of the English Language.
Second Term. 1.
Algebra begun. Geometry completed Geography and History begun. Physiology and Hygiene. Grammar and Analysis completed. Lessons once or twice a week in Botany and Zoology. Arithmetic completed
Third Term. 1
Geography and History completed. Natural Philosophy. Rhetoric and English Literature. Lessons once or twice a week in Mineralogy and Geology.
Astronomy. Mental and Moral Science including the principles and art of Reasoning. Theory and Art of Teaching, including (1.) Principles and Methods of Instruction. (2.) School Organization and Government.
Civil Polity of Massachusetts
and the United
9 In connection with the foregoing, constant and careful attention
throughout the course to drawing and delineations on the blackboard spelling,
with derivations and definitions
and vocal gymnastics
reading, including analysis of sounds
The Latin and French languages may be pursued
as optional studies, but not
to the neglect of the English course.
General exercises in composition, gymnastics, object lessons, &c-, to be con-
ducted in such a manner and at such times as the Principals shall deem best. Lectures on the different branches pursued, and on related topics, to be given
by gentlemen from abroad, as the Board or the Visitors by the teachers and more advanced
of the studies in the course
be varied in special cases, with
the approval of the Visitors."
At the opening two years,
purpose of giving to young
The course of study
of the next term an Advanced Course of Study, to occupy
desire to teach in high schools for
to prepare themselves thoroughly
— though not
yet precisely determined
include the higher mathematics, languages, natural sciences, and other studies usually pursued in high schools.
for well trained teachers in
positions offered are so desirable, as to present to
and good attainments a strong inducement
now so large, and the young women of decided talents
to avail themselves of the privileges
thus freely offered by the State. It is probable that
but one Advanced Class will be formed each year.
who may desire to join the class to make an early application.
aimed at in
to be organized in September, are requested
this School are, the acquisition of the necessary
knowledge, the attainment of skill in the art of teaching, and the general de-
velopment of the mental powers.
the beginning to the end of the course, all studies are conducted with
especial reference to the best cellent, are not
ways of teaching them.
Recitations, however ex-
satisfactory unless every pupil
that which she has herself learned.
able to teach others
In every study the pupils in turn occupy
10 temporarily the place of teacher of their classmates, and are subjected to their criticisms as well as those of their
Teaching exercises of va-
rious kinds form a large and important part of the school work.
Senior term, object lessons are given to classes of primary school children, 'so that
every pupil obtains, before graduating, considerable experience in teaching chil-
dren to observe, think, and give expression to thought.
the studies are conducted upon the topical plan.
The committing of text-books
used, to a large extent, as books of reference.
avoided as far as possible, the scholars being trained to depend upon
thoughts rather than words.
great object of the school
speak for themselves
the pupils investigate, think, and
make them independent,
of the school
pected to govern themselves
to be unfit
Those who are unwil-
of the Principal and his Assis-
feeling of emulation
duce the scholars to perform their duties faithfully. according to their comparative success Faithful^ attention to duty
Pupils are ex-
simple as possible.
do without compulsion what
ling to conform cheerfully to the
It is not
ia tip line.
to refrain voluntarily from all improprieties of conduct.
The ranking of
in order to in-
not here allowed.
sake, not for the purpose
of obtaining certain marks of credit.
Promotions from one
another are made at the close of each term by
means of thorough written examinations.
These examinations include every
study pursued during the term, and the result in each study must be satisfactory to entitle the pupil to advance failure on the part of
the study next in
In cases of partial failure, reexaminations are allowed. is
and only those who pass ladies
a pupil compels her to retake the entire work of the
term, a special examination schools,
branches taught in the
successfully are permitted
possess good natural abilities
In the Senior
and right habits of study,
passing the required examinations.
11 apparatus, anb Ulussixw.
has a valuable Library, containing, in works for general
erence and reading, and in text-books, about eight also,
a fair supply of philosophical apparatus, and a
containing a large
collection of specimens illustrating various departments of science.
friends of the higher education of
the Institution by
this direction will be gratefully
can confer a great benefit upon
who comply with the condition of teaching in wherever they may have previously resided.
free to those
schools of Massachusetts, fee ($2.00)
paid by each pupil at the beginning of the term, for incidental ex-
The text-books required are mostly furnished without charge from the School Library.
recommended, however, that the pupils should bring with them,
for purposes of reference
and comparison, the text-books which they have already
and they should especially be provided with a Bible, a Dictionary, and a
washing, or separate
paid by the pupils for board,
cording to the accommodations furnished. selves can obtain
(not usually including
from $4.00 to $5.00 per week, ac-
one dollar a week.
to the School daily in the
cars, obtain season tickets
at one half of the usual rates.
For the assistance of those who would find even the moderate expenses of the School burdensome,
Commonwealth makes an annual appropriation of a
pupils from Massachusetts
distributed at the close of each
merit and need the aid, in sums
varying according to the distance of their residence from ceeding in any case $1.50 per week. pupil's connection with the School
also rendered, in cases of special merit
fund of Five Thousand Dollars, bequest of Nathaniel
Salem, May, 1869.
term of a
than two years.
and need, from the income of the
which the School
not reckoned, unless she enters prepared to
complete the prescribed course of study in
Salem, but not ex-
In this distribution, the
indebted to the munificent
Esq., of Brookline.
a'lIIHIIAi CJOIYII The
Fifth Triennial Convention of the
will be held
on Friday, July
The Exercises will be as follows At 9| o'clock A. M., a general meeting for :
the transaction of business, to befollowed by meetings of the several classes.
a public meeting intl\e South Church, where the exercises ivill include the Triennial Report by the Principal, a poem by Miss Sarah E. Perkins, of Peabody, and an address by Prof. o'clock,
Alpheus Crosby, of Salem.
of the public exercises, the past members of the School, invited guests, will partake of a collation in Normal
Hall, after which their attention will be called to brief addresses
other exercises appropriate to the occasion.
Past members of the School will be welcomed, during their stay in Salem at the time of the Convention, to the generous hospitalities of the citizens
of Salem. that
may be known for what number of persons prepar-
ation should be made, desire
absolutely necessary collation, and all ivho would it
that all like
of the private hospitalities proffertd, should without delay, send word to the Principal of the School. Especial this point is requested. attention to
favor by immediately sending to the Principal .and, as far as possible, that of other members.
will confer their
The Fifth Triennial Convention promises to be one of more than usual interest and pleasure. It is hoped that the number in attendance will show that the School has a strong hold upon the affections come who can. From those who cannot present, a written word of remembrance loill be welcome. of
the Executive Committee,
D. B. Salem Observer Caloric l^vcr