From The Indianapolis Star, Wednesday, October 8, 1919: Fifteen out of 100 students in Indianapolis high schools do not expect to stay in the city after they graduate and 45 will decide after completing college. Thirteen are undecided. This is one of the significant results of the questionnaire circulated by the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce among city high school students in connection with its campaign to “Keep Indianapolis at the Front.” The reasons offered by those
From The Indianapolis News, Wednesday, June 11, 1919: Seventy-four junior reserve training corps cadets of the Indianapolis high schools were named in orders issued by Maj. Arthur Perry, professor of military science and tactics in the Indianapolis high schools, to attend five weeks of summer training at Camp Custer, MI. The boys were selected upon recommendations of the officers in charge of the units at the three high schools - Shortridge, Manual, and Arsenal Technical.
From The Indianapolis Star, Sunday, May 4, 1919: High school art students, directed by artist Otto Stark, designed wall decorations at five Indianapolis public schools. Each school paid for its painting, and five characters - Mother Goose, Little Boy Blue, Little Miss Muffet, Mary, Mary Quite Contrary and Little Bo Peep - are used in the theme at three of them. The murals in the primary room of Oliver P. Morton School No. 29 are the work of Lonnie Edwards, George Mess, Con
From The Indianapolis Star, Wednesday, December 11: The model created by architect H. VanBuren Magonigle visualizing an elaborate construction program for the grounds of Arsenal Technical High School was made public last night at a dinner at the City Library. The New York architect, who began his work two years ago at the request Indianapolis school officials, presented his formal report accompanied by lantern slides showing each phase of development in detail to the promin
From The Indianapolis News, Monday, February 25: The War Department will send 500 men to Indianapolis high schools Emmerich Manual Training and Arsenal Technical April 1 for specialty training in blacksmithing, automobile repair, and gunsmithing. Purdue University will provide instruction on airplane making, and students will be taught in the wood shops to make airplane propellers. Specialty training for the successful waging of war include parts making in the electrical s