Abbot Academy - Circle Yearbook (Andover, MA)

 - Class of 1940

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THE CLASS 1938-40 ELEANOR BALCKE 10 Holder Place, Forest Hills, New York Smith dreams of Henry. . .nothing but Spauldings. . . boxes from Drake Bakeries . . . ready giggle . . . girdle trouble. . .long sweaters. . .Pink Ellie. . . Courant ' 39, ' 40, Business Manager Courant 40, Secretary Student Council ' 40, Senior Play ' 40, Fidelio ' 40, Varsity Hockey ' 39, ' 40, Senior-Mid Play ' 39, Executive Committee ' 40, Prom Decorating Committee 39 French Play ' ' 40, Numerals ' 40, Griffin Enter- tainment ' 40 . ' 937-40 MARIE BERTRAM 256 Grove Street, Montclair, New Jersey Denison efficiency a-paul-ing. . . " How about an ad for ' jg, Property Manager Senior Play ' 40, English II the Yearbook? " . . .gallant goalie. . .broad grin Plays ' 38, Proctor Bonus ' 37, Numerals ' 40, Business . . . week ends by air . . . Manager Yearbook ' 40, Hiking Leader ' 40, Vice Q.E.D. 40, Varsity Hockey ' 40, Senior-Mid Plays President Junior-Mid Class ' 38, Posture Marker ' jg. [16 ]

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We arrived in September 1 936 in new sad- dle shoes, a humble but enthusiastic few. Margi and Pris are the only boarders who remain to tell the tale, but Gisela, Sally, Sawyer and Weaver will also remember! On the whole we flunked our first year Latin; our hair was short; our legs were long, and we displayed a general lack of coordination throughout. We thought the Seniors very impressive and cried lustily at graduation. Junior year found us experienced old girls and proud of our new size. We gave plays that we wrote in English class. Every- one was impressed and so were we! ' Twas a gay year, and there was a very notorious bunch in Sherman! Junior-Mid year we found ourselves moving up in chapel and perusing college catalogues. A wonderful moonlight sleigh- ride with supper at the Kirkshire was one of the high spots, and that was the year some of us begged dances from sympa- thetic upper classmen. Senior-Mid year arrived with the hurri- cane and a great lack of grove. We got high aspirations, plowed wearily through SENIOR CLASS " Emma " and got new red sweaters. Our song was sung at the top of our lungs, and amid much prompting and pleasure we gave our plays Quality Street, Richman, Poor- man and The Lost Silk Hat. We went in swimming in peculiar garb at our picnic at Berry ' s Pond, our hair recovering just in time for us to go to Prom clad in flowing gowns and long streamers. The Senior Parlor became ours, and college boards laid us low. Come September 1939, and it ' s all ours! We spent our all on teas for the under- classmen, stuffed our Senior couches with cushions, and hung happily out of our front windows. It really seemed amazing to be so important, but this knowledge didn ' t seem to give us a dignified demean- or. Hymns on the radiator, cokes in the bedrooms — a very versatile but goony group are we. Our saddle shoes are worn out, pork pies have taken us all by storm, and the remaining details and fondest memories of 1940 lie between these covers. [15]



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OF 1940 1938-40 CAROLYN BITTNER 27 South West Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania Wellesley P. A. prom trotter ... blonde curls galore dignity personified ... dusky answer . Ipana ' s glamour girl .. .perpetual good nature Odeon ' 39, ' 40, Fidelio ' 40. 1935-40 GISELA BOLTEN South Main Street, Andover, Massachusetts Vassar brain trust. . .the dynamic Mr. Darcy. . .acting achievements. . .our Sonja Henie. . .unique val- entines . . . appetite ... a Yale lock on her heart . . Q.E.D. ' 38, ' 39, ' ' 40; Secretary-Treasurer Q.E.D. ' 39, ' 40, Honor Roll ' 37, ' 38, ' 39, ' 40, Fidelio ' 37, ' 38, ' 40, Choir ' 40, Numerals ' 38, Three Chevrons ' 39, ' 40, " A " Society ' 39, ' 40, Gargoyle Entertainment Committee ' 39, Society Banquet Committee ' 39, Junior Plays ' 38, Senior-Mid Plays ' 39, Senior Play ' 40, Draper Dramatics ' 39, Visitors ' Day Play ' 39, Var- sity Riding ' 37, ' 38, ' 39, Head of Skating ' 39, ' 40, Athletic Council ' 39, ' 40, A.C.A. Advisory Board ' 40. [17]

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