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1947 Dr. R.O. Beauchamp

Dr. R.O. Beauchamp

 Dr. Robert Owens Beachamp

In the 1940s, students had the option of taking general science, biology, or chemistry with Dr. Beauchamp. In 1947, he became associate director of the Demonstration School, having taught in the science department since 1923. In the dedication of the 1946 Volunteer, Beauchamp was noted by the students for his "understanding of our needs, untiring efforts on our behalf, and guidance in preparation for the science of life."

Christine Slayden Tibbot, undated

Yearbook photo of Ms. Christine Slayden (Tibbott)

 Ms. Slayden

Ms. Christine Slayden (Tibbot) was a beloved teacher of the arts in the 1940s, and revived the Dramatics Club in 1944.

1948 Miss Pitts at Retirement

Ms. Pitts in her garden with Dr. Fink, successor to Dr. Windrow

 Ms. Pitts

Fifth-grade teacher Ms. May Pitts was known for her garden at the corner of 21st and Edgehill Avenue, cultivated by her students under her supervision. Upon her retirement in 1948, a plaque was placed in the garden in her honor.

(Read more about Ms. Pitts here.)

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