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Image from page 203 of “Annual report of the Board of Education of School District Number One in the City and County of Denver, Colorado” (1904)
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Title: Annual report of the Board of Education of School District Number One in the City and County of Denver, Colorado
Year: 1904 (1900s)
Authors: School District Number One in the City and County of Denver, Colorado. Board of Education
Subjects: Public schools Public schools
Publisher: Denver, Colo. : Merchants Pub.
Contributing Library: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Digitizing Sponsor: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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atus of all kinds, Indian clubs,dumb bells, and wands. There is a three-hundred-yard runningtrack which also serves as a balcony for spectators. Adjoining roomsare supplied with showers, lockers, and apparatus for the correctivetreatment of physical defects. A man and a woman physical direc-tor devote their entire time to the work in this department. Gymna-sium work is supplemented by the inter-class and inter-school ath-letic sports—tennis, baseball, basket ball, and track. A midwinterexhibit of the work of this department is given in the gymnasium,and a May Day program is presented on the lawn. The cadet organization offers to the boys additional opportu-nity for physical training. Military training, with the accompanyingphysical exercises, is required of all tenth- and eleventh-grade boys,and may be elected by those in the ninth and twelfth grades. Thisyear 400 cadets were organized in five companies. A competitivedrill held on the school lawn exhibited to the friends and patrons
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Denver Public Schools 203 of the school the training of the companies, squads, and individualsin the practice of infantry drill. The regimental colors of theDenver Cadet Regiment are held by Company 3N, having beenawarded to the best drilled company in the city competitive drill. The library is one of the greatest luxuries enjoyed by the pupilsof the North Side High School. It contains 5,000 volumes andmany paper pamphlets and current magazines. A trained librarianteaches the pupils how to know and use books. The room in whichthe library is housed is beautiful and attractive; the walls and ceil-ing are painted in tones of brown, and the wood work and furnitureare Flemish oak. Well-chosen pictures, several pieces of statuary,and palms contribute to the artistic effect of the room. A cork mat-ting deadens the sound of walking. The whole atmosphere of theroom is one conducive to culture, refinement, and study. In the manual-training shops, which are located across thestreet from the main
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