The first page opened with a poem "Think," followed by a story called "Are Indians Kind to Animals? about a Carlisle girl on Outing who threw a blanket over a horse during icy weather. The next piece was about the value of labor titled "Successful Men." Page two began with an article titled "Squeezed Into Shape" that compared processing iron to shaping a good worker. Also on the page were news about how Jemima Two Elks (Sioux) and Edwin Yastgumu [Yastshumu] (Pueblo) fared in public schools while on Outing.
Page three contained many small news briefs about the carpenters making wardrobes for the boys' dormitory; Charley, the new horse; the marriage notice of Mason Pratt to Mabel Crane and their move to Dubuque, Iowa; and the death of Eunice Sois [Suison] (Apache). Page four opened with the temperance article "Drink and Work" followed by "How Cigarettes are Made."