South Hamilton District's
New School Dedication and Open House
December 29, 1968
Believing in the school as an institution
established to continue, improve, and to keep our American Way of Live,
we dedicate this junior-senior high school building. To the
achievement of these objectives with our youth and adults, we dedicate
our new high school building.
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1. - Students are looking from the balcony into the resouce area.
Balconies and stairways leading from the second floor rooms into the resource
certer are carpeted to create an atmosphere suitable for this kind of area.
2. - A close-up of the recreational reading and lounge area provided
for student relaxation.
This area is provided in the spacious lobby entrance. On either
side of this circular lobby are the
secondary offices and the central district offices
3. - This part of the balcony overlooks the large lobby entrance
area. From this vantage point one can see the entire entrance area,
counter space for the central offices, and to the rear all classrooms on
both the first and second floors can be observed.
A Word of Apreciation - The Board of Education wishes to express its
appreciation to everyone in the South Hamilton Community School District
for the support, encouragement and patience they have shown on the long,
arduous road toward the completion of our junior-senior high school
Credit for the project can be given to no singular person or group.
If we were to start naming infividuals who have contributed in time and
effort beyond what is routinely expected, the list would be endless.
Without this outstanding help and support, the project could not have become
This building is truly a credit to those who live in our school district
and a personal reward to those who contributed in some special way to the
fruition of the plan.
The Board of Eduction pictured, from left: Richard Arends, Robert
Young, Francis LeMaster, Clarence Hove - President, Raymond Johnson - Secretary,
Curtis Thoreson and Superintendent Leonard Roberts. The district
treasurer, Beryl Cottington, was not present when the picture was taken.
The resource center, the hub or heart of the academic building,
is a spacious, carpeted area which provides seating for 40 students, carrel
space for 32 students and is complete with office space, book processing
room and magazine storage. There are 12,000 volumes of printed material
and a large inventory of audio and visual supplies accessible to students
for use in the carrels throughout the electronically wired space.
The carrels are located on three walls of the first floor. Class
rooms on the first floor open into the center with classes from the second
floor feeding into the area from a balcony overlooking the room on all
The Business Education department features two classrooms plus an office
and business machines room located between, which enables the students
to make use of many various types of machines. The department has
all new furniture and equipment, including posture perfect secretarial
chairs and IBM selectric typewriters. All of the academic classrooms
are located in the two-story center building referred to as building "B".
The science rooms are also newly furnished and equipped.
The Home Economics department is very beautifully furnished and equipped.
The spacious, double classroom area features the very latest in electrical
and gas appliances, including a Corningware cook-top, washer and dryer,
and a dish washer. The classroom is equipped for sewing with all
new Singer machines. One is equipped for cooking featues Westinghouse
appliances. Both rooms are tastefully decorated in colors of avacado
green and melon, which nicely compliments the new cabinetry in each area.
Floor plans of the three wings of the building.
"Building A" (south)
two floors of "Building B" (center)
Instructional Materials Center
"Building C" (north)
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