Abbot Academy - Circle Yearbook (Andover, MA)

 - Class of 1940

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ORGANIZATIONS and SOCIETIES Tidings of found fountain pens and lost posture marks . . .chalk dust flying. . . concentrated study of bul- letin board essential . . . hectic meetings. . . " Are we going -to have a party? " . . . Stu G hashing... A.C. A. tonight. . .A. A. A. pulling tendons . . . chapel rehear- sals . . . despairing faculty advisers . . . new member- ship discussions. . . " How can I be in both places at

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Hail to our " little sisters! " We don ' t know you so well, but we know where to find you! We like your new Abbey House and think you are mighty lucky, but we don ' t like having absolutely no authority there ourselves! You certainly did a smooth job decorating your rooms, though of course Venetian blinds set off drapes better than our ancient shades, but we can ' t help ad- miring your glamor-girl suites . . . And we have to hand it to you for the way you have polished up your dancing since Christmas. We were sick with despair when you first visited the Rec Room and could only glide to three-quarter time. By now our best jitterbug gives the ad- dress of Abbey House! You are to go down in history as the famed first inhabitants of Abbey. If only we had been born a few years later! Leaders of the Juniors and Preps are: Joan Wyatt and Betsy Lytle, Presidents; Marilyn Menschik and Sue Bates, Vice- Presidents; Natty Curran and Betty Hardy, Secretaries; and Louise Clark and Diantha Hamilton, Treasurers. Back Row: Clark, Hardy, Bates, D. Hamilton Front Row: Menschik, Wyatt, Lytle JUNIOR-PREP CLASS Back Row: Wieting, R. Wind, E. Cole, Johnson, Hardy, Bates, Menschik, Wyatt, Lytle, D. Hamilton, Todd, Barss, Caldarone, Snider, Nutton, Eaton Middle Row: Duncan, Barlow, D. Dean, P. White, Goodall, Lehmann, Ware, E. Brooks, Beckman Front Row: Clark, McFarlin, Curran, E. Williams, Strater [47]



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Along with fish and callers, Friday night brings society meetings in great abundance. Seven-fifteen finds us in various rooms re- laxing on bed, floor or chair, pursuing our favorite extracurricular activity. The new method of having each upperclassman sign up for the society the program of which interests her most prevents the sorry situations which arose when a future Bernhardt was forced to dabble about with test tubes and Bunsen burners. Hav- ing expressed our preference we cling to the heirloom benches with death-like grip and hearts pounding when Miss Hearsey announces the new Society members — all in the hope that we will hear our name called for membership in our favorite group. Many meetings are spent in pre- paration for society chapels, and on those great days we throw together bed and room and sally forth at eight-five to be entertainingly instructed in science or one of the arts. Our figures, we fear, are sadly affected by the amount of food we consume at meetings. Many is the coke carton and chocolate cake that has been made away with, resulting in poundage and pleasure... ACTIVITIES Calling hour often comes in conflict with our meetings when one of our number is summoned to trip fantastically, if not lightly, below. However, despite inter- ruptions and distractions societies are hard-working groups that get a great deal accomplished. During the week the bulletin board also announces meetings of other organizations: iA.G.A. presenting an impressive chapel, A. A. A. making plans for a field day, or Stu G discussing proctors or the unfortu- nate behavior of Sally Snooks. In the begin- ning of the year desperate treasurers tear around begging blue checks in order that the organizations and societies may be sufficiently affluent to carry on their pro- jects. General confusion arises when one must report to three meetings all at i :50. Besides the societies and the major organ- izations, there are Fidelio and Choir sing- ing lustily, the Yearbook Board worrying constantly, and the " A " Society dashing off for a frolic, giving us a hectic but colorful school year. [49]

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