School: Colby High School Requirements (23 Dec 1885)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt 

Surname: Sims

----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, WI) 12/24/2014

Originally published in the Colby Phonograph, Wednesday, December 23, 1885

Educational Column

On Monday, Jan. 11, 1885, an examination for admission into the high school will be held at the high school building. All applicants should come prepared with pen, ink and paper.

No student will be admitted who fails to pass a satisfactory examination in the following: Reading - Through the Fourth Reader; Spelling - The ordinary words of the same; Writing - A fair, legible hand; Arithmetic - Fundamental rules, common and decimal fractions; Geography - Through United States, with Geography of Wisconsin; English Grammar - Etymology, and the general laws of Syntax.

The examination will be mainly in writing although a few oral questions will be asked. A minimum standing of seventy-five percent will be required.

J. F. Sims, principal



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