December 1978

Math students use computers
by Kathleen

  Maine South has the use of a computer which is used for the math and distributive education departments.
  The math department offers a special class for students to learn how to operate the terminals--Computer Science. Computer Science is taught by Mr. Mahon, who has been teaching the class for many years. This one semester course is open to both juniors and seniors. Anyone who takes the class is able to use the terminals
  There is only one computer; it is located in the administration building. However, in A-111 there are four telephones that students use to communicate with the computer. There are also typewriters that the students type out the questions for the computer and the computer types back the answers....