The Yellow Jacket, Yearbook of Thomas Jefferson High School, 1970 Page: 14
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Advanced Placement English Offered to
DRAMA, JOURNALISM, SPEECH, and three years of English
make up the course of study in the English Department.
Seventeen teachers, under the direction of Miss Doris Crisp,
teach students the fundamentals of grammar, variety of ex-
pression, and critical readings of novels, plays, and short
Classes are provided on three levels, basic, regular, and ad-
vanced. TJ is the only school in this area that offers Advanced
Placement English. Exceptionally talented senior students are
placed in this class and, at the end of the year, take a test over
all that they have learned. Those scoring high enough receive
hours on their college English.
Students in Journalism classes have an opportunity to partici-
pate in publication of a school newspaper and a school annu-
al and learn how to write in an interesting and meaningful
Speech and Drama students are taught various techniques of
better communication by frequently presenting oral speeches
and appearing in plays.
MRS. MARGARET BARRY - Englis ,IA, II, IV;
B.A. University of Texas, M.A. Lar ar Tech
MRS. MARTHA J. GODWIN - English III, IV;
B.A. Mary Hardin Baylor; Senior Cabinet
MISS ARA GOLMON - English III, IV; B.A.
Mary Hardin Baylor, M.A. Baylor, M.A.
Bread Loaf; EBBTIDE, Astronomy Club
MRS. MARILYN GOULAS -
B.A. Lamar Tech; FTA, AFS
MISS DORIS CRISP - Chairman of English Department; B.A., M.A.
Texas Woman's University; Ready Writing, Spelling and Plain Writ-
English II, Ill;
MR. RICHARD HATCH - English III; B.A. St.
Mary's College; Chess Club, Senior Cabinet
MRS. LAURA HATHAWAY - English II, Ill;
B.A. University of Texas; Youth in Action,
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