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Washtenaw Teachers' Association

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-me meeting of the Washtenaw Couuty Teacher's Associatioii was held at the High School on Saturday, about 150of the teachers of th e ei ty and county beingin attendance. The exercises of the day were highly interesting and instructive and will prove of benefit tö those preseut. Prof. W. S. Perry gave an interesting talk on "VVhat the Teacher is Before the Class," and in closing spoke of the excellent work done by School Coinmissioner Cavanaugh, who in introducing a system of gradinginto the district schools, had done for them a great deal of good, and that the scholars who graduated from district schools under this system, come better prepared and made better scholars than had been heretofore received from the district schools. Miss Nina Vandewarker, of the State Normal School, also gave an excellent paper on "Seemg, They see Not,' which referred to the teaching of science iu the schools, before the pupils reached the Sth grade. Af ter the af ternoon session, officers were elected for the ensuing year, as follows: President-Prof. A. A. Hall, of Clielsea. Vice-president- MissNellie Ilorner, of Ypsilanti. Secretary- Prof. E. D. Walker, of Dexter. Treasurer- J, G. Leland, of Northfield. Executi ve Committee-Commissioner M. J. Cavanaugh, Ann Arbor; Supt. W. A.Whitney, Ypsilanti; W. N. iel, or saline; Trot. C. L. Blodgett, of Manchester; Miss Josephiue Costello, of .Qexter. Music Committee- Misses Eleanor Hagard, of Tpsilanti; Janet Y. Van Dusen, Ypsilanti; Nettie Storms, Chelsea; Edith Case, Manchester; Lillie Schlee, Ann Arbor.


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