Abbot Academy - Circle Yearbook (Andover, MA)

 - Class of 1932

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The Abbot Circle 19 3 2 A Day at Intervale 7:30 A.M. Someone rings a bell in the corridor. _ 31 A.M. Silence. 7:32 A.M. Smell of steak drifts upstairs. 8:00 A.M. Drummond tells Rockwell to get up and shut the window. - 30 A.M. Rockwell shuts the window. 8:31 A.M. Brown and James go downstairs. S:59 AM Miss Bailey comes downstairs. 8:59 1 2 A.M. Everyone comes to breakfast. S:5b 3 4 A.M. Steak! 9:15 A.M. Announcements for the day. 9-15 1 2 A.M " An eye for an eye " — we all trv to sign for trailing. 9:30 A.M. Moore and Randall go down the toboggan chute backwards. 10:00 A.M. Tvler goes riding on " Mollv " . 10:01 A.M. Tvler gets discouraged. 10:02 A.M. So does ' Mollv - . 10:30 A.M. Trailers are off! 11:00 A.M. " Molly " catches her hoof in the railroad track. 11:001 2 A.M. Miss Bailey falls off the driver ' s seat. 11:01 A.M. Congratulations all around. 11:30 A.M. Band of trailers come in to thaw for awhile. 11 :31 A.M. Brown melts entirelv upon discoverv of a letter. 12:30 P.M. Who said lunch- 1:30 P.M. Who said lunch ' 1 :45 P.M. Connie works it off by going down hill in a dish-pan. 1 0 P.M. Half of us sign for sleigh-riding. 2.05 P.M. " Jingle Bells " in four or was it 5?)keys dies away in the distance. 2:15 P.M. The other ' better? half decide between falling on skates or tripping over skis. 3:00 P.M. Neither, by gosh! 3:30 P.M. Phyl — ass. no more candy! 4:00 P.M. Special for Kitty! 4:01 P.M. Special for Kitty! 4:02 P.M. Special for — oh, well, this is getting tiresome. 4:30 P.M. Drummond: " Will vou all phase come to song practice? " 4:45 P.M. Drummond: " Won ' t you please come to song practiced " 5:00 P.M. Song practice: " A little bit of Heaven fell from out the skv one day " . 5:02 P.M. And landed " BANG! " 5:05 P.M. Coordinate! 50

Page 53 text:

19 3 2 The Abbot Circle Intervale Intervale! The very word makes anyone at Abbot who ever has the chance to go there sit up and listen! Going to Intervale for three days after the mid-year exams is the Seniors ' privilege at Abbot each year. Sometimes, just before we leave, some few girls think that perhaps they would rather not go. They usually do go finally (they are unluckv if they don ' t!) and would they have missed it? Just ask them and I can guarantee a very decisive " no " ! From the moment that we get on the train to go, until we get off when we come back to Abbot, excitement reigns everywhere and everybody is supremely happy. This vear we didn ' t think there would be much snow, but when the train drew into the Intervale station we knew that we would have plenty. In one day, in fact, almost six inches fell! As usual we began our fun by driving to the " Bellevue " in a huge sleigh drawn bv four horses. From that moment on we were busy at all times doing many and varied things. The skating, sleighing, skiing, tobogganing, " cuttering " , and trailing were all enjoved by everyone — especially by those who had never before been in a place so well suited to winter sports. We had the annual climb up Mount Surprise, and also the " flapjack " party in which there was a race to see who could eat the greatest number of " flapjacks " . Are we or aren ' t we surprised to find that Helen won the race? But then, it would never do to single poor Helen out! What about all the rest of us who had nothing less than steak and fried potatoes for breakfast? or two or three helpings of pancakes and sausages? We just couldn ' t help being hungry and, as far as I can see, no one so much as thought about calories — they just ate and ate! We were obliged to retire at eleven o ' clock and, after a busy day out in that famously invigorating mountain air, no one objected strenuously to going to bed. There is nothing much more thrilling than was the walk to North Conway after supper for a soda — especially when it was snowing hard and the world was covered by a thick white blanket. This sight, those of us who saw it would say, was one of our " big moments " . Another sight, never to be forgotten bv those who saw it, was the sunrise up over Mount Washington. Miss Bailey brought the attention of all of us to this magnificent picture, and the memory of it will remain with us always. We Seniors want everyone of you under-classmen to be sure and take advantage of these three days full of fun and overflowing with good cheer and surprises next vear. Don ' t miss the experience because it comes only " once in a life time. " 49

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19 3 2 The Abbot Circle 5:05 l A PM. Cooperate! 5-05M P-M. Coordinate!! 5:06 P.M. Oh well . . . 6:00 P.M. Dinner. 6:02 P.M. Miss Bailey announces flapjack party in one hour. Uhm!! 7:00 P.M. Where is some more stationery? Are the colored post-cards cheaper? What is " snow " in Latin, Judy? 7:15 P.M. Brown and Bolton set out for North Conway. 8:00 P.M. All set for the flapjack party. 8:10 P.M. Cathedral Woods! This way, don ' t forget! 8.11 P.M. Burtt and Lathrop (from the inky depths of the woods) Help! We ' re lost! (They really were!) 8:15 P.M. " Flapjacks! " We shriek and stampede to " Wyehut. " 8:17 P.M. " Flapjacks " — we moan. 8:18 P.M. " Flapjacks " . . . inaudibly. 8:19 P.M. Helen Allen . . . twelve— 8:20 P.M. " Fifteen! " 8:21 P.M. " Six— teen! " 8:22 P.M. " Sev . . . en . . . teen ... " 8:23 P.M. " E-i-g-h-Teen! I ' ve beaten C. Grosvenor! " 8:25 P.M. Miss Bailey (after considering one thing and another) isn ' t quite so sure that this is an accomplishment. 8:45 P.M. We begin a long trail home — singing, shouting, telling stories of great adventure in the wilds. 9:00 P.M. One by one we are overcome by the vagrant yawn and retire . . 10:00 P.M. But not to bed! As a fitting close to a day at Intervale — and what a day! — we tell ghost stories. 11 :00 P.M. All lights are out and we talk ourselves to sleep. So ends a tvpical da at Intervale. Wouldn ' t vou like to have been there? 51

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