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FALL AND WINTER TERM,
Register for the Fall and Winter Term, 1865-6, <r--c--!S'<iX3^!|Cr»>v£)*5>->^
BOARD OF EDUCATIOX. The Governor of the Commonwealth.
The Lieutenant (iovERNOR.
Samuel T. Seelve, Easthanipton.
John D. Phil brick, Boston. David H. Mason, Newton Centre.
Joseph White, Secretary.
James F. Clarke, West Roxbuvy-
J. Phipps, Lowell.
Samuel C. Jackson, Assistant Secretary B. Emerson, Treasurer.
Birdsev G. Northrop, Agent.
BOARD OF VISITORS. John
Joseph White, Williamstown,
George B. Emerson, Bostun.
INSTRUCTORS. Daniel B. IIagar,
Ellen M. Dodge.
Caroline J. Cole.
Mary E. Godden. Mary N. Plumer. Ellen A. Chandler.
Isabel C. Tenney.
0. B. Brown, Teacher of Music.
William Russell, Instructor
Birdsev G. Northrop, Lecturer on Mental Philosophy.
James C. Sharp, Lecturer on Chemistry. V\riLLiAM
Lecturer on En-
Cooke, Lecturer on Anatomy, Physiology, and Health.
Putnam, Lecturer on Zoology.
Adelia Lane, Lanesville, Gloucester.
Sophia O. Driver, Salem.
E. Gilbert, Hinsdale.
West Auburn, Me.
Lucy M. James, Deerficld Centre, N. H.
Class ^. Martha E. Abbott, North Reading.
Julia A. Goodwin, Boston.
Lucy E. Bacheller, Lynn.
Martha A. Lakeman, Hallo well, Me.
Mary A. Bryant, Stoneham. Rosanna A. Burnham, Essex.
Julitta E. Prescott,
Eleanor M. Butler, Bedford.
Ellen P. Sibley,
Imogene A Rowe,
M. Emilio, Salem.
Harriet J. AW'st, Lj^nn.
Charlotte Goding, North Livermore, Me.
Class B. Caroline E. Boyden, Oxford.
Abbie F. Nye, Sandwich.
Eveline Canant, AVenham.
Charlotte E. Draper, Salem.
Mary U. Parker, North Reading.
M. Osborne, South Danvers. Peabody, Danvers Plains.
Susan M. Glover, Salem.
Sarah A. Phelps, Middleton.
Helen M, Graves, Marblehead.
Lucy L. Holden, West Concord, N. H.
Ellen R. Hull, Milbury.
Helen Tincker, Boston.
Adeline E. Wallis, Hamilton.
Kittredge, South Danvers.
Mary A. Lovering, Lynn.
Esther L. Merriam, North Tevvksbury.
Helen Willson, Como,
Marion G. Newhall, Lynn.
Bacon, Boston. G.
Barrows, North Easton.
Ha Howell, Me.
C. Caroline A. Beckett, South Danvers.
Margaret L. Clark, Salem. Florence
M. Cooper, Newburyport.
Harrietta C. Critcbett, Priscilla
Linclla Lewis, Salem.
Nerissa J. McLoud, Boston.
Susan A. Dutton, Acton.
Eliza A. Mclzcard,
M. Echols, Salem.
M. Mann, Salem. Salem.
Olivia S. Muir, Weston.
A. Frost, Mar])lehead.
Caroline A. Fuller, Salem.
Margaret A. Richards, Rockville,
Susan Hall, Dennis.
Martha B. Hitchings, Alice E.
Catharine D. Stone, Salem.
Sarah E. Thomas,
IMary J. Lefavour, Marblehead.
Georgiana Lewis, Salem.
Sarah L. Woodberry, Beverly.
Whittredge, North Reading.
Class D. Emma
A. Adams, Lynn.
Libby, Gray, Me.
Lucy E. Adams, Marblehead.
Austin, Ellsworth, Me.
M. A. Bain, London, Eng.
Emily C. Binney, Amesbury.
Elizabeth A. B. Merriam, No. Tcwksbury
Ann M. Bo wen,
Helen M. Miner, Salem.
Bowler, Marblehead. Clough, Gloucester.
Annie H. Dolliver, Gloucester.
Ida M. Eliot,
New Bedford. New Bedford.
Sarah P. Hamilton, South Danvers. Harriet E.
Preston, South Reading.
Edna B. Richards, Rowley.
Mary Dunn, Salem. Mary R.
Esther R. Perkins, Lynnlield.
Helen- A. Rogers, Lynn.
Jane H. Sanger, Lynn. Adelaide L. Sargeant, Lowell.
Mary 0. Shepherd,
A. Viola Spinney, Unity, Me.
Annie B. Stephens, Philadelphia, Pa.
Sarah E. Johnson, Nahant.
Ida Tappan, Gloucester.
Susan F. Johnson, Nahant.
Ella P. Thompson,
Hannahetta Kimball, Salem.
Ellen A. Turnbull, South Reading.
of Students in attendance during the term
STATE NOEMAL 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 Company, for the
Common and High
direct preparation of
quired by law.
under the charge of the State Board of Education, and of a special
Board of Class,
to instruct in the
During the period that has elapsed since the reception of the
1854, nine hundred and twenty Ladies have been
of the School; and of these, three hundred and eighty-three have received diplomas,
upon the honorable completion of the prescribed course of study.
Scliool The School Year ruary and the
divided into two Terms, commencing the last
containing twenty weeks of study,
with a week's recess near the middle of the term.
The present term
on Wednesday, January
of Examination and Graduaiion, commencing
31st, with Public Exercises
Candidates for admission must be at least sixteen years of age; must present a satisfactory certificate
of good moral character;
6 of faithfully observing it,
and of afterwards teaching
of the School
during their connection with
public schools of Massachusetts;*
pass a satisfactory examination in Reading, Spelling, Defining, Writing, Arithmetic,
English Grammar, Geography, the History of the United States, and Algebra (through
Equations of the First Degree with
greater age and
higher attainments than those prescribed, with some experience in teaching, render the course of study in the Institution
for admission takes place
These are of two kinds
members of the School; and those
later in the term.
for all public schools; 11. for
High Schools of the second
Philosophy, History, and Art of Education in
in their character,
latter are divided into three classes
Branches of Learning" prescribed by law III.
day of each term,
hour as the Candidates may be
need or desire, in preparation
several grades of public schools.
the more strictly professional, which are prescribed for
are pursued as the students
on Wednesday, the
in extraordinary cases,
at 8 o'clock, A. M., or as soon after that
able to arrive.
departments; including General Principles and Methods of Instruction, Mental and
Moral Philosophy, School Laws, School Organization and Government, &c. Principles and Best Methods of Instruction, both elementary and
in the several branches of school study.
Exercises in Teaching, for the illustration and application of these Principles and
Methods; and other Exercises, both Oral and Written,
for cultivating that
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
" Orthography, Reading, Writing, English Grammar,
Geography, Arithmetic, the History of the United also
and Good Behavior;" and
"Algebra, Vocal Music, Drawing, Physiology, and Hygiene," (which,
words of the law, " mittee
shall be taught in all the public schools in
which the School Com-
a recent statute, Agriculture has been added to these
* Ladies designing paying ^15 a terra
to teach in other States or in
be admitted by
" General History, Book-keeping, Surveying, Geometry, Natural Philoso-
phy, Chemistry, Botany, the Civil Polity of this Commonwealth and of the United States,
and the Latin Language."
" The Greek and French Languages, Astronomy, Geology, Rhetoric,
Logic, Intellectual and Moral Science, and Political Economy." of Mass., chap. 88, §§ 1,
successfully completed the Professional Studies of the School,
Studies of the
— See General Statutes
upon examination, receive the First
to instruct in the
Those who also show
of the School.
themselves well acquainted with the General Studies of the second class, and with the
French Language, receive the Second Diploma special Certificate
So far as practicable, the needed acquaintance with these
while for the remaining studies a
General Studies, especially with those of the
should be acquired by students
before their admission to the School.
The prescribed Course of Study bnt pupils
for the first
Diploma extends through two years
shows that they can
enter in advance, whenever their examination
do this advantageously.
In* a V
Institution has already a valuable supply,
aids of education, which
through donation, of these
success, (the Libra-
ry containing, in works for general reference and reading, and in text-books, about eight thousand volumes).
Building has been enlarged, and cabinet-cases, ality of
them ampler accommodations, the School
which the School must rely
for long ranges of book-shelves chiefly
upon the continued
Friends and the Friends of Education, especially of those
the claims of Higher Female Education with particular reference to the
work of educa-
* Full preparation for instructing in these branches is regarded as requiring an elementary acquaintance with Geometry with the Natural Sciences, both philosophicnl and descriptive; with the History and Etymology of the English Language; and with ;
t Contributions of books and pamphlets
and chemical and of other articles appropriate to an Educational Museum, will be gratefully received, and will make an important addition to the means of usefulness which the Institution already for the Library, of pliilosophical
apparatus, of minerals, plants, shells, and
of natural history,
School Committees and Superintendents will confer a special favor by sending copies of Annual Reports and other educational documents and Instructors in Institutions
of every grade, by sending copies of their Catalogues and Circulars.
who comply with
free to those
the condition of teaching in the public
wherever they may have previously resided.
schools of Massachusetts,
paid by each pupil at the beginning of the term, for incidental expenses.
The text-books required are mostly furnished without charge from the School Library. It is
recommended, however, that the pupils should bring with them,
reference and comparison,
for purposes of
the text-books which they have already studied ;
should especially be provided with a Dictionary and a recent Atlas.
The price which or separate
commonly paid by the pupils
lights,) is, at
about S3. 50 per week.
(not including washing,
present, from the great advance of other prices,
hoped, with other prices.
It will fall, it is
For the assistance of those who would
even the moderate expenses of the School
burdensome, the Commonwealth makes an annual appropriation of a thousand
half of this
distributed at the close of each term,
who may merit and need
the aid, in suras varying according to the
distance of their residence from Salem, and their necessary expenses in attending the
but not exceeding in any case $1.50 per week.
thirteen weeks of a pupil's connection
In this distribution, the
with the School are not reckoned, unless she
enters prepared to complete the prescribed course of study in less than two years.
in cases of special merit
and need, from the income of the
of Five Thousand Dollars, for which the School
bequest of Nathaniel
indebted to the munificent
Bowditch, Esq., of Brookline.
Through the bounty of Thomas Lee, Esq., of Boston, awards are made,
seventy-five dollars a year, for excellence in Reading.
At the beginning of the next term, awards admission
be made to those candidates for
special excellence in the introductory examinations
In Reading, through the bounty of
In Orthography, through the bount}' of Leander Wetherell, Esq., of Boston.
Esq., of Boston.
Salem, December, 1865.
The Next Term of the Statb Normal ScnooL at Salem, Mass., will commence with an Examination of Candidates for admission, on Wednesday, Feb-
Text books are mostly furnished from the Library of
ruary 28, 1866.
ent, about$3.50 per week.
sixteen years of age, (without limit as to place of resi-
who may wish
direct preparation for the
pursue a Coui-se of Study
of teaching in
Public Schools of Massachusetts, Tuition
Approand other sources, more than $1400 are annually distributed to pupils who merit and need the the State
For Circulars, or further information, address
teach in the
Salem Observer Press.