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- - 1912 - - HAROLD IRWIN IS HONOR STUDENT
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (MN) Saturday, May 4, 1912; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

Wins First Place in Two Harbors 1912 Class and Miss Peterson Second.
TWO HARBORS, Minn., May 3.-A class of thirteen, five girls and eight boys, will graduate from the Two Harbors high school this year as follows:

Wm. Fortman, Astor Anderson, Ruby Headley, Harold Irwin, Ida Johnson, Edward Kernan, Robert McCurdy, Ella Olson, Margaret Peterson, Svea Peterson, Leo Streeter, Fred Switzer and John Woodward. Harold Irwin won the class honors with Margaret Peterson a close second. Harold Irwin will deliver the valedictory. Nine of the graduates plan to attend college next year.

Class day will be on May 24, at the high school assembly. The seniors will give a farce entitled "The Cool Collegian." Miss Campbell, supervisor of music, is training the choruses for the class and commencement programs. Miss Steichen is training those who take part in the comedy. At the class day exercises there will be an address by Class President Will Fortman and the remainder of the program will consist of the class will, class prophesy, class characterization and the valedictory.

The baccalaureate sermon will be delivered on Sunday, May 26, at the First M. E. church by the pastor, Rev. J. F. Pickard.

The commencement exercises will be held on Wednesday evening, May 29, at the Minnehaha auditorium. At the close of the commencement exercises the ladies of the Norwegian Lutheran church will serve a banquet in the upper corridors of the school.


- - 1913 - - TWO HARBORS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS PRESENTED WITH DIPLOMAS
Source: Duluth News-Tribune (Duluth, MN) Friday, May 30, 1913; transcribed by Mary Kay Krogman

TWO HARBORS, Minn. May 29.- [photo] Reading from right to left, top row-Albin Walstrom, Richard Erickson, Clifton Bergstrom and harry Freeman. Second row-Albert Marker, Ellen Maher, Agnes Irwin, Florence Maher, Elma Fulton and Bert Tibbet. Third row-George Hausten, Carl Clark, William Dran, William Johnson and John Olson. Bottom row-Donald Smith, Hannah Reynolds, Lida Reynolds, Alga Johnson and Ruth Dahlberg.

The commencement exercises for the 1913 class of the total high school were held in the Minnehaha building last evening and were attended by a large number. Superintendent Denfeld of Duluth public schools delivered an interesting talk on the subject of "Cooperative Efficiency," which was well received. Music for the occasion was furnished by the high school chorus and the Two Harbors orchestra. After the exercises a banquet was served to the class and a large number of the high school alumni.


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