FALL AND WINTER TERM,
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Register for the Fall and Winter Term, 1872-3.
BOARD OF EDUCATION. His Excellency, the Governor.
His Honor, the Lieutenant Governor.
Rev. William Rice, A.
John D. Philbrick, LL.
Esty, A. M., Framingham.
Rev. Phillies Brooks, Boston.
Hon. Joseph White, LL.
Hon. Henry Chapin, Worcester.
Rev. A. A. Miner, D.D., Boston.
Abner J. Phipps,
D., Sec'y and Treas'r,
Ph.D., Agent, West Medford
BOARD OF VISITORS. Rev. A. A. Miner, D.
Rev. Phillips Brooks, Boston.
Hon. Joseph White, LL.D., Boston.
INSTRUCTORS. Daniel B. Hagar, Ph.
Sophia O. Driver.
Ellen M. Dodge.
A. Currier, Teacher of Elocution.
S T TJ ID J53 1ST T S
Margaret E. Currier, Lynn.
Susan F. Kimball, No. Andover. Ruth A. Morrill, East Salisbury.
C. Eliott, Charlestown.
Adele E. Fabens, Salem. Sarah M. Girdlcr, Beverly. Jessie Girdwood, New Bedford. Elizabeth N. Jones, Georgetown.
Margaret A. Dunn, Salem „ Annie M. Greenough, Salem.
E. Poore, South Lawrence.
Ward well, Andover.
Alice H. Abbott, Maiden.
Adelaide E. Somes, North Chelsea.
Sarah L. Hitchings, Saugus. Lydia A. Lord, Peabody. Minnie O. Pickering, Salem.
Ardelle Allard, Salem.
Adelaide A. Betts, Chelsea. A. Estella Bridge, Haverhill.
Elizabeth J Simmons, Boston. Mary A. Smith, Salem.
Harriet E. Carleton, Salem.
Ida C. Currier, Middleton. Clara C. Farnhain, East Saugus.
Lucy A. Stentiford, Salem. Hattie M. Stetson, Salem. Lizzie D. Stickney, Danvcrsport.
Minnie H. Fernald, Chelsea. Emma A. Foye, Methuen.
Almira S. Thomas, Marshfield. Delia Weeks, Salem.
Sarah E. Golden, Montpelier, Vt.
Qliass Cordelia P. G. Beers, Swampscott. Harriet A. Cate, Wakefield.
Sarah A. Coburn, Haverhill.
S. Annie L.
Maiden. Juliette Cook, Peabody. Annie Cutts, Lynn. Collins,
Harriet K. Edgar, Manchester. G-il man, Manchester.
Harriet E. Margins* Swampscott.
L. O. Gorten, Haverhill.
H. Greene, Blue
Grace C. Had ley, Gloucester. Rebecca T. Hawkes, Saugus Centre. Sarah I. Hewes, Lynnfield Centre.
M. Lunt, Newburyport. Mac Kaye, New York, N. Y.
Dora B. McCausland, Peabody. Cora F. Nichols, Manchester, N. H. Alice M. Osgood, Salem.
Elizabeth D. Richards,
Henrietta F. Hinckley, Chelsea. Faustena M. Horton, Ipswich.
Caroline F. Roberts, Swampscott.
Hyde, Lowell. Sarah J. Kimball, Peabody. Annis G. King, Lynn. Leona C. Kyle, Lowell. Laura E. Lee, Lowell. Gertrude A. Lovejoy, Lowell. Mary S. Low, East Boston.
Carrie H. Rugg, Sterling.
E. Schellenger, Stockholm, N. Y. Sarah E. Stevenson, Lowell.
Alice S. Teel, Peabody.
Imogene F. Thomas, Lowell. S. Dora Thurston, Newburyport. Sarah E. Wilkins, Lynnfield Centre.
Ella J. Averell, Salem.
Lucy Low, Newburyport.
Elizabeth A. Balch, Lowell.
Esther E. Barry, Wakefield. Annie W. Bod fish, Nantucket.
Clementine H. Bowers, Lowell.
Georgianna Burnham, Salem. Susan R. Carter, Andover. Jennie Colburn, Somerville. Mary J. Copeland, Lynnfield.
W. Fairfield, Salem. Abbie E. French, Lowell. Mary F. Garrett, Portsmouth, N. H. Adaline K. Hale, Newburyport. Sophia C. Harris, Salem. Fannie J. Hayes, Rochester, N. H.
Alice M. Healey, Lowell.
Rosamond Hewes, Lynn. Yalina V. Howard, Somerville. Kate L. Lord, Ipswich.
Manning, Rockport. Elizabeth K. McFarland, Salem. Abbie H. Morrill, East Salisbury. Abbie M. Mott, Swampscott. Helen B. Munroe, South Lynnfield. S.
Georgianna Patterson, West Henniker N. H. Maria Perkins, Hampton, N. H. Ella I. Plummer, Great Falls, N. H. Susan L. Pulsifer, Salem. Sylvia A. Richards, East Somerville. Lucy A. Savage, Somerville. Abbie E. Southwick, Newburyport. Mary A. Stoddard, Lynn. Helen A. Walton, Seabrook, N. H. Clara P.
Florence L. Lovett, Lowell. Carrie F. Lucas, Lanesville.
M:iry Andrews, Saco, Mo. Lizzie L. Bacheller, Lynn.
Josephine A. Bassett, Salem.
Burnham, Gloucester. Sarah A. Buxton, Brim field. Annie E. Carter, Salem. Abbie L. Chapman, Charlestown. Kate E. Chase, Salem. Lola D. Cilley, Kingston, N. H. Genevieve Cook, Gloucester, F.
Sarah C. Dorchester, Lowell. Frances A. Drew, Sandwich Centre,
Phebe M. Lyon, Lynn. Ruth A. Mayo, Gloucester. Lucia G. Mclntire, Reading. Rebecca F. Nickerson, Cambridgeport. Lizzie A. Nolan, Lowell. Emma L. Noyes, Atkinson, N. II. Kate T. Patterson, Beverly. Martha A. Patterson, Beverly. Marietta D. Paul, Newburyport. Harriet E. Perry, Mansfield.
Clara P. Dalton, E. Somerville.
Ida F. Porler, Swampscott. Sarah F. Proctor, Nashua, N. H. Mary A. Putnam, North Reading. Susie A. Ready, Maiden.
Eliza J. Rice, Salem.
Sarah O. Fitch, Peabody. Caroline H. Garland, Dover, N. H. Caroline E. Goodridge, Salem. Elizabeth J. Graves, North Reading. Elizabeth R. Graves, Salem. Helen L. Ham, Lowell. Viola A. Hamblet, Lowell. Ella M. Harrington, Salem. Winnie Harris, Freetown.
Deborah C. Ingersoll, Salem. Lucy A. Johnson, Marblehead. Annie W. Kelly, W. Amesbury. Nellie B. Kelman, Salem.
C. Kidder, Tyngsborough. Emeline A. Langley, Lynn.
Marcella A. Roberts, Salem. Estelle S. Rogers, Natick.
Abbie J. Small, Lawrence. Addie E. Smith, Exeter. N. H. Harriet L. Smith, Salem. Caroline N. Tarr, Salem. Lucie 'A. Tuttle, Hamilton. J. Twiss, W. Peabody. Hattie L. Twombly, Maplewood. Jessie A. Upton, Lowell.
Helen L. Webster, Salem. Florence Weeks. Salem. Sarah E. Whipple, Ashburnham. Carrie E. Whitney, Gloucester. Jessie Zoller, Washington, D. C.
Class A, (Senior)
Class B, Class C,
Whole number for the Term Whole nnmber for the year 1872
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 Company, for the direct preparation of
High Schools required by law. Education, and
of a special
to instruct in the
under the charge of the State Boards of
During the period that has
elapsed since the reception of the first Class, in September, 1854, one thousand five
have been members of the School
seven hundred and eleven have received diplomas, upon the honorable completion of the prescribed course of study.
Sc&ool Year 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 nextJTerin on Tuesday, July
The following Term on Tuesday, January
The present term exercises of
commence on Tuesday, February
commence on Tuesday, August
on Tuesday, January
Examination and Graduation, commencing atA 9 o'clock, A. M. @L
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
pass a satisfactory examination in Reading, Spelling, Defining, Writing, Arith-
Grammar, Geography, and the History of the United
A greater age and higher attainments than
those prescribed, with some experience
in teaching, render the course of study in the Institution still
* Ladies designing to teach in other States or in private schools
paying $15 a term for
be admitted by
8 Tho noxt Examination 1873,
admission will take placo on Tuesday, February 11,
at 9 o'clock,
Co u pile
The Board of Education, by a vote passed January following Course of Study for tho State Normal Schools
I860, prescribed the
time of the course extends through a period of two years; and
vided into terms of twenty weeks each, with daily sessions of not less than five
hours, five days each
BRANCHES OF STUDY TO BE PURSUED. First Term. 1.
Arithmetic, oral and written, begun.
Analysis of the English Language.
Second Term. 1.
Arithmetic completed; Algebra begun.
Geometry completed; Geography and History begun.
Physiology and Hygiene.
Lessons once or twice a week in Botany and Zoology.
Third Term. 1.
Algebra completed; Book-keeping.
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: Principles and Methods of Instruction. (1.) School Organization and Government. (2.)
Civil Polity of Massachusetts
and the United States.
In connection with the foregoing, constant and careful attention to be given
throughout the course to drawing and delineations on the blackboard spelling, with derivations
and vocal gymnastics
reading, including analysis of souJads
The Latin and French languages may be pursued to the neglect of
the English course.
as optional studies, but not
9 General exercises in composition, gymnastics, object lessons,
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 shall
by the teachers and more
The order of the
studies in the course
the approval of the
be varied in special cases, with
Graduates of the regular course
desire to prepare themselves for the higher
departments of teaching, are permitted to take an advanced course, which occupies
and includes instruction and training
be taught in the high schools of Massachusetts.
in the Latin, French,
the higher mathematics, and the other branches required to
desire to take the
Graduates of the School who
Advanced Course are requested
communicate with the
Principal as early as possible.
aimed at in
of JShttm ana draining.
school are, the acquisition of the necessary
knowledge of the Principles and Methods of Education, and of the various branches of study, the attainment of
teaching, and the
general development of the mental powers.
the beginning to the end of the course,
especial reference to the best cellent,
studies are conducted with
ways of teaching them.
that which she has herself learned.
Recitations, however ex-
unless every pupil
able to teach others
In every study the pupils in turn occupy
temporarily the place of teacher of their classmates, and are subjected to their criticisms as well as those
rious kinds form a large
of their regular teacher.
Teaching exercises of va-
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-
to observe, think,
and give expression
the studies are condueted upon
used, to a large extent, as books of reference.
thought. the topical plan.
The committing of text-books
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,
make them independent,
discipline of the
pected to govern themselves to refrain voluntarily
Those who are unwil-
improprieties of conduct.
of the Principal and his Assis-
be unlit to become teachers.
not deemed necessary
Pupils are ex-
as simple as possible.
to do without compulsion what
ling to conform cheerfully to the tants, are
feeling of emulation in order to in-
duce the scholars to perform their duties faithfully.
The ranking of
according to their comparative success in their studies, Faithful attention to duty
not here allowed.
not for the purpose
of obtaining certain marks of credit.
promotions anb tgrabuaiipns.
Promotions from one class to 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 to the study next in order.
failure on the part of the pupil compels her to retake the entire work of the
In cases of partial failure, reexaminations are allowed.
term, a special examination
and only those who pass
in all the branches taught in the
possess good natural abilities
and right habits of study,
difficulties in passing the required examinations.
Institution has a valuable Library, containing, in
for general ref-
erence and reading, and in text-books, about eight thousand volumes. also,
successfully are permitted to graduate.
In the Senior
a fair supply of philosophical apparatus, and
containing a large
collection of specimens illustrating various departments of science.
friends of the higher education of
the Institution by this
confer a great benefit upon
direction will be gratefully acknowledged.
11 (fees Kitsittuie anb ^eabobg ^rabnng of
The important advantages
tions are freely enjoyed by the
by these well known and most useful Institu-
members of the Normal
The large and,
Cabinet belonging to the Institute and
affords rare opportunities for studies in various departments of Science
and the instructive meetings of the Essex Institute and
Scientific subjects, possess great value for all
for the discussion of Historical
interested in the study
of History and of Nature. Prof. F.
Curator of the Peabody Academy of Science, will give to
the Advanced and Senior Classes, weekly lessons in Natural History, illustrating the several subjects by scientific dissections of the animals studied, the dissections to be
the several pupils, under the direction of the instructor.
value of the opportunities thus afforded for becoming acquainted with the structure of animals, can hardly be overestimated.
is free to
schools of Massachusetts, fee ($2.00) is paid
who comply with the condition of teaching in the public wherever they may have previously resided. A small
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 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
The price which
washing, or separate
paid by the pupils
cording to the accommodations
(not usually including
from $4.00 to $5.00 per week, acPupils
prefer to board them-
selves can obtain good rooms for one dollar a week.
at one half of the usual rates, except
on the Boston
For the assistance of those who would find even the moderate expense of the School burdensome, the
Commonwealth makes an annual appropriation of a half of this
distributed at the close of each
pupils from Massachusetts
merit and need the aid, in suras
varying according to tho distanco of their residences from Salem, but not exceeding in an} caso $1.50 per Aveck. r
pupil's connection with the School
In this distribution, the
also rendered, in cases of Gpecial merit
than two years.
and need, from the income of the
fund of Fivo Thousand Dollars, for which the School bequest>of Nathaniel
term of a
not reckoned, unless sho enters prepared to
complete the prescribed course of study in
indebted to the munificent
Bowditch, Esq., of Brookline.
Salem, December, 1872.
ANNOUNCEMENT窶年EXT TERM. The next term of the State Normal School at Salem, Mass., will commence with an examination of candidates for admission, on Tuesday, February 11, 1873. This Institution is open to Ladies not less than sixteen years of age, (without limit as to place of residence,) who may wish to pursue a Course of Study preparatory to the work of teaching in Common or High Schools. To all who intend to
teach in the Public Schools of Massachusetts, Tuition Free. Text books are mostly furnished from the Library of the School without charge. From the State Appropriation and other sources, pecuniary aid is given to all needy and deserving
pupils. For Circulars, or further information,
Salem Observer Steam