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Register and Circular of THE

State Normal School, Salem, Mass.

1892-1893.


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Register and Circular

OF THE

TATE NORMAL

L

SALEM, MASS.

1892- 1893.

BOSTON WRIGHT & POTTER PRINTING 18

CO.,

STATE PRINTERS,

Post Office Square 1893.


Register for the Year

1892-1893.

BOARD OF EDUCATION. His Excellency Governor WILLIAM E. RUSSELL, Cambridge. His Honor Lieutenant Governor ROGER WOLCOTT, Boston.

GEORGE

CONLEY,

H.

Boston.

.

Mrs. ALICE FREEMAN PALMER,

Cambridge.

ADMIRAL P. STONE, LL.D., Mrs. KATE GANNETT WELLS, Hon. MILTON B. WHITNEY, GEORGE I. ALDRICH, A.M., Rev. ELMER H. CAPEN, D.D.,

Springfield.

Boston.

Westfield. Newtonville.

.

ELIJAH

Hon.

B.

College Hill.

STODDARD,

Worcester.

OFFICERS OF BOARD OF EDUCATION. Hon.

JOHN W. DICKINSON,

C. B.

TILLINGHAST,

A.M., Secretary.

Esq., Assistant

Secretary and Treasurer.

AGENTS OF THE BOARD. GEORGE A. WALTON, JOHN T. PRINCE, Ph.D

West Newton.

A.M.,

Newtonville.

ANDREW W.

Worcester.

G. T.

Northampton.

EDSON, A.M., FLETCHER, A.M.,

HENRY

BAILEY JAMES W. MACDONALD, L.

North Scituate.

T.

WALTER

Stoneham.

A.M.

-SARGENT,

Pittsfield.

BOARD OF VISITORS. Rev. ELMER H. CAPEN, D.D., GEORGE I. ALDRICH, A.M.,

College Hill. Newtonville.

INSTRUCTORS. ELLEN M. CAROLINE SOPHIA

O.

DANIEL DODGE.

B.

COLE. DRIVER.

J.

HARRIET L. MARTIN. E. ADELAIDE TOWLE. HARRIET D. ALLEN. MARY E. GODDEN.

HAGAR, A.M.

Ph.D., Principal.

JESSIE

P.

LEAROYD. ADAMS.

CHARLES

E.

ABBIE

RICHARDS.

E.

JEANNETTE BROOKINGS. CHARLES F. WHITNEY. Mrs. GISH GARWOOD. M.


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

4

REGISTER OF STUDENTS FOR THE

TERM ENDING JANUARY

24, 1893.

SPECIAL STUDENT.

ADVANCED CLASS. Harriet C. Beattie,

Mabel

C. Bryant,

Salem.

.

Louise Curtis, Bessie E. Huntoon,

Angie M. Lurvey,

.

Gloucester.

.

Gloucester.

.

Lowell.

.

Pigeon Cove.

.

Pigeon Cove.

Colletta A. Parker,

.

Melrose.

Annie E. Plummer,

.

Lynn

Annie

.

Ellen T.

Mag aire,

L. Prince,

.

Abigail Frances Wilson,

.

CLASS Florence

I.

Wenham. Peabody.

A.

Andover.

Abbott,

Clara E. Atwood,

Salem.

Harriet M. Brown,

Everett.

Nellie J. Bumstead,

Jewett City, Conn.

Mary

Tapleyville.

E.

Cashman,

Cambridge.

Minnie A. Doran,

Mary

E. Driscoll,

Anna M. Folan, Hannah B. Ford,

*

Salem.

.

Salem.

.

Roxbury.

Annie B Haraden,

Manchester.

Edna W. Hodgkins,

Reading.


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

Upper Gloucester, Me.

Isabelle S. Jordan,

Catharine L. Kelley,

.

Gertrude C. Knox,

Mary

E. Lane,

Marian L. Macdonald, Julia G.

Rebecca M. CTConnell,

Grade

.

E. Pitcher,

M. Agnes Sheridan, Abbie A. Smith,

.

.

Dover, N. H.

.

Nahant.

Maiden.

.

Cambridge.

.

Wakefield.

.

Peabody.

.

Salem.

.

Somerville.

.

Alice Louise Story, Alice M. Sullivan,

Anna

Wakefield.

.

Me II ugh,

Elizabeth R. Osborn,

.

Thompson,

Maiden.

.

Essex.

.

Tapleyville.

.

Stratham, N. H.

Janet C. Whigham,

.

Pigeon Cove.

Louise G. White,

.

Wakefield.

E.

.

CLASS Josephine

B.

....

L. Andrews-,

Gloucester.

Blanche E. Baldwin,

.

.

Townsend.

Mehitable Bradstreet,

.

.

Topsfield.

Josephine L. Burnham, Estelle F. Campbell,

.

Essex.

.

.

Everett.

.

Salem.

Martha E. Dodge,

.

Hamilton.

Mabel Farrington,

.

Peabody.

Jennie A. Faxon,

.

.

Bradford.

.

.

Edith G. Creesy,

Nellie M. Foley,

.

Katherine M. Fox, A.

Maud

Gilbert,

.

Helen E. Gookin,

Emma Ruth

F. Hart,

C. Higbee,

North Reading.

.

Stoneham.

.

Middleton.

.

Tewksbury.

.

Dan vers.

New

Ipswich, N. H.

.

.

Laura A. Jackson,

.

South Grovel and.

Agnes M. James,

.

Medford.

Lillian

Nellie

Mary

.-

M. Kenison,

M. Leonard, L. Loring,

.

.

Merrimac.

.

Manchester.

.

Melrose.

5


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

6

Florence L. Macdonald,

Grace

L. Morton,

.... .

Medford.

Grace H. Murphy,

.

Cambridge.

Susie 0. Newhouse,

.

Boston.

Metella

.

I.

Paine,

Viola

S.

Mary

E. Rhoades,

Perkins,

Margaret

.

.

.

L. Rierdon,

.

Mary

.

.

A. Sheehan,

Luella M. Sidmore, Nellie S. Stackpole,

Katharine F. Sullivan,

Blanche E.

F.

Townsend,

F.

.

Mabel Winslovv,

CLASS Myrta

E. Bean,

Mabel

L. Beraent,

C. Byrne,

Danversport.

.

Lawrence.

.

Ipswich.

Farmington, N. H. Lynn.

North And over.

.

Hillsborough, N. H.

.

Medford.

C.

Wilton,

M. Grace Buckley,

Agnes

Washington, D. C.

.

.

Bertha L. A. Wilkins,

Rockland.

Peabody.

,

B. Letitia Wiicox,

Salem.

.

.

M. Elizabeth West,

Jay, Vt. Bloomfield, Vt.

.

Sarah F. Robinson,

.

N".

H.

.

Somerville.

.

Chelsea.

.

South Lawrence.

.

Danvers Centre.

.

Marblehead.

.

North Andover.

.

West Somerville.

Winnie E Davison,

.

Winthrop.

Bertha H. Demsey,

.

Middleton

Lulu D. Dixon,

.

Manchester.

Ada

.

Danvers.

.

.

Beverly.

.

.

Lawrence.

.

Augusta, Me.

.

Beverly.

L. Hayes,

.

Peabody.

Carrie G. Hill,

.

Lee

Julia C. Carletou,

Margaret C Casey,

Mabel

J.

Virginia

Cheney, S.

Creighton,

L. Foote,

Ethel D. Foster,

Mary

E. Foster,

Mabel A. Frothingham Grace

May

1

Peabody.

.

E.

Hanson,

?

Hill,

N.

II.


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

Ada

Wakefield.

E. McAllister

H. Frances McDonnell, Hattie K. McLeod,

.

Susan G. Meldrura,

Mary W.

Munro'e,

Edith A. Parker, Ninette

Mary Helen

A. Ray, J. Sloan,

Clara B. Trott,

Mabelle

S.

Sadie

.

North Reading. Marblehead.

.

Wilton, N. H.

.

Topsfield.

Dover, N. H. Somerville.

.

Wilkins,

.

CLASS Mary H.

Andover.

.

.

Topsfield.

.

.

.

Putnam,

S.

North Andover.

.

Middleton.

D.

Boxford.

Alcott,

Baird,

.

Somerville.

.

Wakefield.

.

Lynn.

.

.

Peabody.

.

.

Salem.

Edith M. Brown,

.

.

Laura M. Brown,

.

I.

Florence

S.

Bancroft,

Mattie E. Beale,

Laura

A

Boclge,

Alice A. Brown,

.

Gloucester.

.

Methuen.

Annie H. Burn ham,

.

Wakefield.

Lydia A. Buxton,

.

Annie

.

Essex.

.

Salem.

Mary

F. Cogswell,

A. Cohane,

.

Josephine E. Connors,

.

Grace M. Devine,

.

Jessie K. Dodge, Lillian

W. Downing,

Imogene

Mary

.

E.

Edmands,

A. Fisk,

Evie E. Frizzell,

Mabel R.

.

.

.

.

.

Frizzell,

.

.

Beverly.

Winchester.

Salem.

Georgetown Beverly.

Wakefield.

Hampton, N. H. Canaan, Vt. Canaan, Vt.

Hattie M. Gaffney,

.

Gloucester.

Annie

.

Tewksbury.

.

Andover.

F. Gale,

Mary Grimes, Mary J. Hills, Edith B. Holden,

.

.

.

Wakefield.

West Acton.

7


STATE FORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

8

Alice M. Howard,

Ann W. Cora

Amherst.

In gal Is,

J. Jaqnith,

Cambridge.

.

Read

.

no-.

i

Alice L. Kimball,

Newburyport.

Blanche Kimball,

Exeter, N. H.

Frances M. Knovvland,

Lynn.

Cora E Laskey,

East Cambridge.

Emil}' H.

.

Lay ton,

Salem.

Katharine G. Logan,

Peabody.

Bertha H. Long,

Tewksbury.

.

Mabel E. Lowrey,

Swampscott.

Alice M. Magoon,

Lowell.

Marie V. Malmqnist,

New

Marv Manning,

.

Everett.

.

Royal ton, Vt.

Sal lie A. Morse,

Mary

Mosman,

L.

Sweden, Me.

North Reading.

Isabelle H. Murray,

Melrose.

Nellie C. Nichols,

Danvers.

M. Alice

Bradford.

Martha

C. Peabody,

B. Perkins,

Edith F. Poole,

Somerville.

.

Georgetown.

Ida Poor,

Annie

J.

Somerville.

Poore,

Georgetown.

.

Minnie

L. Proctor,

Cliftondale.

Mabel

F. Reycroft,

Cambridge.

Josephine M. Riford,

Chelsea.

Ida M. Rink,

Melrose.

Lillian

M. Senior,

Boston.

Lilla D. Stott,

Nashua, N.

Cora P Sylvester,

Salem.

Lulu

B. Taylor,

Lillie E.

.

Wakefield.

Nellie L. Temple,

Mabel

P.

North Reading. Stoneham.

Temple,

Sadie M. Todd,

II.

.

Warner,

Salem.

Town send.

Alice E. Webster,

Methnen.

Henriette M. Wenzel,

South Boston.

Mary

Salem.

A. Whelton,


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

Mattie E. White,

Washington, D. C.

Maud

E. Whitney,

Fitchburg.

Mary

G.

Woodman,

9

Beverly.

SUMMARY. Special student,

Advanced Class

A

class,

1

10

t

(senior)

27

Class B,

38

Class C,

29

D

66

Class

Whole number

for the term,

Whole number

for seventy-seven terms,

.

171 3,864


STATE NORMAL, SCHOOL, SALEM.

10

REGISTER OF STUDENTS FOR THE

TERM ENDING JUNE

27,

1893.

SPECIAL STUDENT. Sallie A.

Bow en,

Salem.

ADVANCED CLASS. Harriet C. Beattie,

Mabel

C. Bryant,

Salem. .

.

Gloucester.

.

Louise Curtis,

Gloucester.

.

Bessie E. Huntoon,

Lowell.

Angie M. Lurvey,

Pigeon Cove.

.

Ellen T. Maguire,

.

Colletta A. Parker,

.

Annie E. Plummer,

.

Annie L. Prince,

.

Josephine

L.

Blanche E. Baldwin,

.

Mehitable Bradstreet,

.

Josephine L. Burnham, Estelle F. Campbell,

Martha E. Dodge,

Peabody.

A.

....

Andrews,

.

Gloucester.

.

Topsfield.

.

Essex.

.

.

Mabel Farrington, Jennie A. Faxon,

Katherine M. Fox,

.

.

Emma

B. F.

Haradeu, Hart,

Ruth C Iligbee,

Hamilton.

Cambridge.

Bradford.

North Reading. S ton eh am.

Tewksbury.

Helen E. Gookin,

Annie

Everett.

Peabody.

.

.

.

Town send.

.

.

Minnie A. Doran,

Nellie M. Foley,

Wenham.

.

CLASS

Melrose.

Lynn.

.

Abigail Frances Wilson,

Pigeon Cove.

.

.

Manchester.

.

Danvers.

.

New

Ipswich, N.

II.


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

Laura A. Jackson,

South Grovel and.

Agnes M. James,

Medford.

Mary

Nab ant.

E. Lane,

Nellie

Mary

Merrimac.

M. Kenison,

Lillian

M. Leonard, L. Loring,

Melrose.

.

Peabody

Macdonald,

Florence

L.

Grace

Morton,

L.

Manchester.

Medford.

.

Grace H. Murphy,

Cambridge.

Susie O. Newhouse,

Boston.

Viola

S.

Bloomfield, Yt.

Mary

E. Rhoades,

Perkins,

Margaret Sarah

Mary

.

Salem.

Rockland.

L. Rierdon,

Washington, D. C

Robinson,

F.

Peabody.

A. Sheehan,

M. Agnes Sheridan,

Somerville.

Luella M. Sidmore,

Danversport

Nellie

Lawrence.

Stackpole,

S.

Katharine

Blanche E.

Ipswich.

F. Sullivan, F.

Townsend,

Rochester, N. H.

M. Elizabeth West,

Lynn,

B. Letitia Wilcox,

North Andover.

F.

Mabel Winslow,

Boston.

CLASS Myrta E. Bean,

Mabel

.

Bement,

L.

B.

Wilton, N. H. Somerville.

M. Grace Buckley,

Chelsea.

Agnes

South Lawrence.

C. Byrne,

.

Julia C. Carleton,

Dan vers Centre.

Margaret

Marblehead.

Mabel

J.

C. Casey,

Cheney,

Edith G. Creesy, Virginia

S.

North Andover. .

Creighton,

Salem.

West Somerville.

Bertha H. Demsey,

Middleton.

Ada L. Foote, Mary E. Foster,

Danvers. .

Mabel A. Frothingham,

Lawrence. Augusta, Me.

11


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

12

Maud Gilbert, May L. Hayes, Ada E McAllister,

Middleton.

H. Frances McDonnell

North Andover.

Hattie K. McLeod,

Topstield.

Susan G. Mel drum,

Andover.

Mary W. Munroe,

North Reading.

A.

.

Edith A. Parker, Ethel

Mary

Wakefield.

Marblehead.

.

Pearson,

S.

Ninette

Peabod}*.

Candia, N. H.

Putnam,

S.

Wilton, N. H.

Dan vers.

A. Ray,

Helen

Sloan,

J.

Mabelle

S.

Dover, N. H.

.

Middleton.

Wilkins,

CLASS Mary

H

Sadie

I.

Alcott,

Boxford.

.

Somerville.

Baird,

Mattie E. Beale,

Laura A. Bodge, Alice A. Brown,

Edith M. Brown,

C.

.

Lynn.

.

Peabod}".

.

Salem.

.

Gloucester.

Annie H. Burnham,

Wakefield.

Lydia A. Buxton,

Beverly.

.

Florence E. Cann,

Salem.

Anuie

Essex.

Mary

F.

Cogswell,

A. Cohane,

Salem.

.

Josephine E. Connors,

Winchester.

Winnie E. Davison,

Winthrop.

Jessie K. Dodge,

Georgetown.

Lillian

Mary

.

W. Downing,

Hampton, N. H.

A. Fisk,

Mabel

Beverly.

R. Frizzell,

Canaan, Vt.

Hattie M. Gaffney,

Gloucester.

Annie

F. Gale,

Tewksbmy.

Carrie

S.

Mary

Hayward,

Alice M.

Howard,

Isle,

Wakefield.

J. Hills,

Edith B. Holden,

Presque

.

West Acton. Amherst.

Me.


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

Ann W. Cora

Cambridge.

Ingalls, .

Reading.

Alice L. Kimball,

.

Newburyport.

Frances M. Knovvland,

.

Lynn.

.

East Cambridge.

J. Jaquith,

Cora E. Laskey,

.

.

Emily H. Layton, Catharine G. Logan,

Bertha H. Long,

.

Sallie A. Morse,

Mary

L.

Tewksbury.

.

Lowell.

.

Marie V. Malmquist,

Mary Manning,

Peabody.

.

Magoon,

Alice M.

Salem.

.

New

.

Everett.

.

.

.

.

Mosman,

Sweden, Me.

.

Royalton, Vt.

North Reading.

Isabelle H. Murray,

.

Melrose.

Nellie C. Nichols,

.

Danvers.

Mary

A. Perkins,

.

Topsfield.

Martha B. Perkins,

.

Somerville.

Edith F. Poole,

.

Somerville.

.

Georgetown.

.

.

Georgetown.

Minnie L. Proctor,

.

Cliftondale.

.

.

Ida Poor,

Annie

Poore,

J.

Mabel

F. Reycroft,

.

Lilla D. Stott,

.

Cora

.

P. Sylvester,

Lulu B. Taylor,

.

.

Sadie M. Todd,

.

.

Mabel

Warner,

P.

.

Maud

E. Whitney,

Mary

G.

.

Woodman,

.

CLASS Florence

S.

Nashua, N. H. Salem.

North Reading. Salem.

Town send. Fitch burg.

Beverly.

D.

Bancroft,

Wakefield.

Annie Barker,

.

Marion Louise Boynton,

.

Laura M. Brown,

Cambridge.

Lawrence. Groveland.

.

.

Methuen.

Clara M. Clement,

.

Lynn.

Emma B.

.

Everett.

.

Everett.

Elsie

Dearborn,

M. Dearborn,

13


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

14

Mary

L. Dolan,

Cambridgeport.

Annie M. Dore,

Chocorua, N. H.

.

Sarah A. Edgerley,

Chocorua, N. H.

Imogene

Wakefield.

E.

Edmands,

Agnes M. Follen, Evie E. Frizzel,

Nahant.

Canaan, Vt.

.

Fannie E. Fur fey,

Grace E. Go wen,

Marion Hawley,

Beverly.

Stratham, N. H.

.

Maiden.

.

Susie M. Hood,

Melrose.

Rosanna T. Kelley,

Wilmington.

Elizabeth M. Lefurgey,

Salem.

Annabelle McDiarmid,

Manchester.

Maud M. Merrow,

Bethel, Me.

Ellen Theresa O'Hearo,

Beverly Farms.

Martha

East

F.

Page,

.

Bill erica.

Mary Abbie Plummer,

Shapleigh, Me.

Ida M. Rink,

Melrose.

Alice J. Small,

Grovel and.

Henrietta A. Swain,

Wilmington.

Mary W. Todd,

.

North Reading.

.

Melrose.

Alice M. Tufts,

Methuen.

Alice E. Webster,

Henriette M. Wenzel,

Grace

Mary

L.

South Boston.

.

Peabody.

Wheeler,

Salem.

A. Whelton,

East

Bessie F. Williams,

Wenham.

SUMMARY. 1

Special student, class,

10

(senior),

38

Advanced Class

A

Class B,

26

Class C,

52

Class D,

34

.

Whole number Whole number

for the term,

161

for the year,

201

Whole Dumber

for seventy-eig

it

terms,

3,890


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

15

State Normal School, SALEM, MASS. This institution was established by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with the liberal co-operation of the city of the

Eastern

Railroad Company, for the

female teachers to instruct in the required by law.

direct

Salem and

preparation of

common and

high schools

under the charge of the State Board of

It is

During the period

Education, and of a special Board of Visitors. that has elapsed since the reception of the ber, 1854, three thousand eight

first class,

in

Septem-

hundred and ninety ladies have

been members of the school, one thousand nine hundred and twenty-six of

whom

have received diplomas upon the honorable

completion of the prescribed course of study.

SCHOOL YEAR AND TERMS. The

school year

is

divided into two terms, each containing nine-

teen weeks of study, with a week's recess near the middle of each term.

A

new

class is admitted at the beginning of each term. Terms

Terms end.

begin.

1893, September 1894, February

6.

1894, September 1895, February

5.

4.

5.

1891,

January

1894,

June

1895,

January

1895,

June

23.

26. 22.

25.

ADMISSION. Candidates for admission must be at least sixteen years of age

must present on

the

day of examination a satisfactory

certificate

;

of

good moral character, and of their presumed qualification for admis-


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

16

must declare

sion to the school;

their full intention of faithfully

observing the regulations of the school during their connection

with

and of afterwards teaching

it,

chusetts

;

* and

in the public schools of

must pass a satisfactory examination

spelling, defining, writing, arithmetic, English

Massa-

in reading,

grammar, geogra-

phy, the history of the United States and drawing.

A

greater age and higher attainments than those prescribed,

with some experience in teaching, render the course of study institution

still

more

be STRICTLY

An

the

useful.

Especial attention should be given icill

in

to these

requirements, as they

ENFORCED.

examination for admission takes place on the

first

day of

each term, commencing at 8 o'clock a m., or as soon after that

hour as candidates can reach Salem. Applications for circulars and other information should be

made

to the principal.

TERMS OF ADMISSION ON AND AFTER SEPTEMBER

4,

1894.

Candidates for admission must have attained the age of sixteen years, and unfit

must be

them for the

free office

from any disease or infirmity which would of teacher.

They must present a

certifi-

cate of good moral character, give evidence of good intellectual

capacity, be graduates of a high school whose courses of study

have been approved by the Board of Education, or have an equivalent education to be determined

the direction of the

examination

by the faculty of the school, under

Board of Visitors

in reading,

;

and pass a satisfactory

spelling, writing, arithmetic, geography,

English grammar, the history of the United States, drawing and physiology.

As an

alternative, candidates

jects for examination,

may

present, as sub-

one language other than English

;

algebra

or geometry, one of the natural sciences, and general history or literature.

* Ladies designing to teach in other States or in private schools

by paying

fifteen dollars

a term for tuition.

may

be admitted


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

17

COURSE OF STUDY. The Board of stud}

7

State

:

of Education has prescribed the following branches

for the two-years course in the

normal schools of the

—

Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, book-keeping

;

physics, astron-

omy, chemistry, botany, physiology, zoology, mineralogy, ogy,

geography

;

rhetoric, literature,

gymnastics

orthography,

reading,

composition

;

geol-

grammar,

etymology,

penmanship, drawing, singing,

psychology, science and art of teaching, school organi-

;

zation, history of education

;

civil polity

of Massachusetts and of

the United States, school laws of Massachusetts, and history.

The order

in

which these studies are to be taken

is

decided by

the principal of each school, with the approval of the

Board of

Visitors.

The following course

:

additional studies are assigned for the four-years

—

Advanced

physics,

advanced chemistry, higher

mathematics

(including plane and solid geometry, higher algebra, and trigo-

nometry), general history, Latin and French in addition, is optional with the principal

;

Greek or German,

and the Board of Visitors

of each school.

ADVANCED COURSE. Graduates of the regular course who desire to prepare themselves for the higher departments of teaching are permitted to

take an advanced course, which occupies two years, and includes instruction

and training

in the Latin,

French and German lan-

guages, the higher mathematics, and the other branches required to be taught in the high schools of Massachusetts.

the school

who may

desire to take

the

Graduates of

advanced course are

re-

quested to communicate with the principal as early as possible.

A new class

is

formed

at the beginning

of each fall term.


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

18

TWO-YEARS COURSE The following course, with the

Reading (2) music (2)

number

;

;

IN DETAIL.

are the studies which are carried

number of

exercises per

week

:

through the

—

English composition, including rhetoric (2)

spelling, defining

and etymology (4)

;

;

vocal

drawing (2)

;

(4).

Class

English grammar,

D

(lowest).

anatomy and

physiology,

geography and

arithmetic, each four exercises per week.

Class C.

English grammar, geography, arithmetic and geometry, each four exercises, and botany, two exercises.

Class B.

Physics, chemistry, English literature, United States history, arithmetic (half term), algebra (half term), each four exercises.

Class A.

Astrononry (half term), geology

(half

term), object lessons

given to classes of children, psychology applied to principles and

methods of teaching aud school management, mental philosophy, school laws and civil government (half term), book-keeping (half

term), each four exercises, and zoology, two exercises.

AIMS AND. METHODS OF STUDY AND TRAINING. The ends

chiefly

the necessary tion

aimed

at in this school are the acquisition of

knowledge of the principles and methods of educa-

and of the various branches of study, the attainment of

in the art of teaching,

skill

and the general development of the mental

powers.

From

the beginning to the end of the course

all

studies are con-

ducted with especial reference to the best ways of teaching them. Recitations,

each pupil learned.

however excellent, are not deemed satisfactory unless is

able

to

teach others

that which she has herself

In every study the pupils in turn occupy temporarily


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

19

the place of teacher of their classmates, and are subjected to their as well as those

criticisms

Teaching

of their regular teacher.

exercises of various kinds form a large and important part of the

During the senior term object lessons are given to

school work.

classes of primary-school children, so that every pupil obtains,

before graduating, considerable experience in teaching children to observe, think and give expression to thought.

The

upon the

studies are conducted

The commit-

are used, to a large extent, as books of reference.

ting of text-books to

scholars

being

memory

trained

to

Text-books

topical plan.

avoided as far as possible, the

is

depend upon

thoughts

rather than

words.

The great object of

the school

think and speak for themselves

is

;

make

the pupils investigate,

make them independent,

to

and ready to meet whatever

reliant

to

difficulties

may

self-

arise.

DISCIPLINE.

The

discipline

of the

school

made

is

as simple as possible.

Pupils are expected to govern themselves, to do without compulsion what

is

required, and to refrain voluntarily from

Those who are unwilling

prieties of conduct.

to the

known wishes

sumed

to be unfit to

It is

not

their studies

conform cheerfully

become teachers.

deemed necessary

to

awaken a perform

feeling of emulation

their duties faithfully.

of scholars according to their comparative success in

not here allowed.

is

encouraged for certain

impro-

of the principal and his assistants are pre-

in order to induce the scholars to

The ranking

to

all

its

marks of

own

Faithful attention to duty

is

sake, not for the purpose of obtaining

credit.

PROMOTIONS AND GRADUATIONS. Promotions from one class to another depend upon the character of the

work done from day

to

day and upon written examinations

during and at the close of each term. senior term

a

special

examination

is

At had

the beginning of the in

all

the

branches


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

20

common

taught in the

schools, and only those

Young

fully are permitted to graduate.

who

ladies

pass

who

it

success-

possess good .

natural ability and right habits of study find no serious difficulties in passing the required examinations.

LIBRARY, APPARATUS AND MUSEUM. The

institution has a valuable library, containing, in

works for

oeneral reference and reading and in text-books, about nine thouIt has, also, a fair

sand volumes.

supply of philosophical appa-

and a museum containing a large

ratus,

illustrating various

collection of specimens

departments of science.

LABORATORIES. The school

is

furnished with chemical and physical laboratories,

which are thoroughly equipped and which afford ample opportunities for

The

experimental work.

the manufacture

of simple

illustration of chemistry

pupils are carefully trained in

and inexpensive apparatus

for

the

and physics.

ART ROOM.

A

room has been handsomely

casts,

up and furnished for the

facilities for instruction

purpose of affording higher departments

fitted

drawing.

of

A

large

and training

number of

in the

beautiful

models and patterns have been obtained from London, and

have been conveniently arranged

members

in the

room, thus giving to the

of the school advantages not formerly enjoyed.

ESSEX INSTITUTE AND PEABODY ACADEMY OP SCIENCE. The important advantages most useful

institutions

normal school.

museum and

The

are

large

offered freely

and,

in

by these well-known and

enjoyed by members of the

some

respects,

unequalled

cabinet belonging to the institute and academy afford

rare opportunities for studies in various departments of science

and the instructive meetings of the Essex

;

Institute, for the dis-

cussion of historical and scientific subjects, possess great value for all

who

are interested in the study of history and of nature.


STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, SALEM.

21

EXPENSES, AID, ETC. Tuition

free to those

is

who comply with

the condition Šf teach-

may

ing in the public schools of Massachusetts, wherever they

have previously resided.

The text-books required from the school

library.

are mostly furnished, without charge,

It is

recommended, however, that pupils

should bring with them, for purposes of reference and comparison, the text-books which they have already studied; and they should, especially, be provided with a dictionary

The

price which

is

and

paid by the pupils for board (not usually

including washing, or separate

fire

and

lights) varies

to four dollars per 'week, according to the

Pupils

nished.

rooms

who

a recent atlas.

from three

accommodations

fur-

prefer to board themselves can obtain good

for about one dollar a week.

Pupils

who come

to the school daily

by railroads obtain season

tickets at one-half of the usual rates.

For the assistance of those who of the school burdensome, the appropriation.

among

This aid

is

Commonwealth makes an annual

distributed at the close of each term

pupils from Massachusetts

sums varying according

even the moderate expenses

find

who

merit and need the aid, in

to the distance of their residences

Salem, but not exceeding in any case one dollar and per week.

In this distribution, the

nection with the school

is

first

1893.

cents

term of a pupil's con-

not reckoned, unless she enters prepared

to complete the prescribed course of study in less

Salem, May,

fifty

from

than two years.


Salem Normal School Catalog, 1892-93.  

State Normal School at Salem catalog for the 1892-1893 scool year.

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