already patent, had started an agitation for a more permanent school.
The teaching force now grew rapidly larger.
Miss Josephine E. Bruce, P. T. Campbell, Walter H. Cushing and Miss Marion Nottage were new members of the force.
The work of Mr. Cushing, himself a Medford man, in history, civics and debate was exceptionally fine Mr. Cushing, himself a Medford man, in history, civics and debate was exceptionally fine and well recognized in the universities.
In 1892 the high school, in connection with work of the schools of the city, had been awarded a medal for the excellence of the work submitted to the Columbian Exposition at Chicago—a very gratifying reward to the principal and to the board.
It is a certificate of the high order of work ace city.
There was a continuous stream of changes in courses, of extension of Latin into the ninth grade, of history outlines in the lower grades, elaborated by Mr. Cushing, of a welding together of the whole school system.
The principal devised an ingenious system of organization so that he knew at once where each of his six hund