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Fifth hour english and social studies class, Barneveld High School, Barneveld, WI / Barneveld community profile
(June, 1977)

Introduction,   pp. [1] ff.


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INTRODUCTION 
     Many times students find normal high school courses irrelevant to 
their own existance. At the same time, many sources of information in a 
community go unnoticed and therefore untapped. Because of this, we decided
to design a mini-course which would attempt to deal with this situation.
The result was the Community Profile. A combination of English and Social
Studies skills would be utilized in compilina information regarding the 
Barneveld community. The selections herein contained are the result of this
study. 
     Emotions fluctuated as this project progressed. Many students became
very involved investigating and actually tracking down information, 
while others spent equal energ.y avoiding these unusual assignments. 
Initial plans were constantly revised to deal with changing time available,
resource persons, and interest levels. These combined to form the basis 
for this project. 
     The profile has been a challenge and a trial to all of those involved
with it. We were unable to accomplish all we had hoped and attempted, 
yet we do not feel we have failed to achieve a small yet significant degree
of success. 
     Only a fraction of those interviewed or surveyed have made it into 
the pages of this finished profile, but we want to sincerely thank the 
many members of the community who qave so generously of their time and 
knowledge to assist our search for Barneveld's personality and "roots."
We hope you find our efforts enjoyable as well as enlightening. 


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