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CHS class of 1912 didn't fare too badly in the world

The graduating class 100 years ago
JIM 100 Years ago: Columbia Graded & High, May 16, 1912


Just a quick followup to the CHS Class of 1912 piece:When Columbia's "second class" (three-year) high school was organized in the spring of 1910, the curriculum was established as follows:
- First year: English, Latin, Algebra, and general history.
- Second year: Latin, English, Algebra, Geometry, Physical Geography and Botany.
- Third year: Latin, English Grammar, Geometry, and Physics.
Of the five graduates in the Class of 1912, Nell Follis, Mary Triplett, and Mary Lucy Lowe became teachers; Ella Walker (Walker) became a well known businesswoman in Columbia; and Paul Hughes gained national reputation as a newspaper reporter and editor.

Not too shabby for five people with a "second class" education! - JIM

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