School work at Gonzaga High School 1926-1929!

If you will remember, in the post about Gonzaga’s school rules and regulations there were two things mentioned: Testimonials and the Quarterly Reports to the parents.

Keith with his older sister Vivian on the porch of the house in Spokane 1926

Keith with his older sister Vivian on the porch of the house in Spokane 1926

Keith was to receive several Testimonials:

Testimonials 4th and 1st quarter

Testimonials 4th and 1st quarter

More Testimonials for Keith

More Testimonials for Keith

He kept everything, even his quarterly reports.  I am not sure if this is all of them which is a total of 14 quarterly reports.  I will just share the highlights. The photos below show the front of the card and on the back are the grades and comments.

On the very first one on the backside it reads:  “capable of better work.”  

One interesting category was Table Etiquette of which he got 60 on the first card and 78 on the second.

Quarterly Reports for Keith

Quarterly Reports for Keith

His classes, over the years of school, included Christian Doctrine, English, Latin, Algebra, Geometry, History, Civics, Table Etiquette, Chemistry, Commercial Law, Economics, Physics, Stenography, Typewriting.

Here is the very last card he received, it is fun to see a McDonnell congratulating him for completing High School.

Quarterly Report final

Quarterly Report final

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2 Responses to School work at Gonzaga High School 1926-1929!

  1. Byrna Klavano says:

    interesting class subjects!

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    • BJ MacDonald says:

      Byrna: I was just thinking that he liked to sit on his leg at dinner so that may be why he didn’t get a high mark in Table Ettiquette. I think they were a bit odd for the fact he wanted to be a mechanic but that was the type of course they wanted back then.

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