Abbot Academy - Circle Yearbook (Andover, MA)

 - Class of 1956

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MADEMOISELLE GERMAINE AROSA Who has given us her time, counsel, and loyal support and who has contributed so much en- thusiastic spirit to the class of 1956. MISS ALICE SWEENEY An understanding friend and guide on the path to knowledge, whose quiet presence will always be a part of our Abbot memories. Germaine Arosa Prix d ' excellence de Diction, Paris French Julia Kathleen Ayre R.N. Resident Nurse Graduate of Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto; Post Graduate of Toronto Hospital for Consumptives Jane D. Baker Middlebury College A.B.; Boston University Mary Howe Baker (Mrs.) Vassar College A.B.; Radcliffe A.M. Alice Bissel Blake Margaret R. Cassidy Vassar College A.B.; Boston University Louise Loring Coffin English Librarian Secretarial Assistant Mathematics, English Biology, Physics Radcliffe College A.B.; University of North Carolina, Harvard University Hope Coolidge Dietitian, House Superintendent Salem College A.B.; Teachers College, Columbia University M.S. Howard A. Coon Rhode Island School of Design Mary Hinkley Crane (Mrs. Alexander) Bryn Mawr College A.B. Art Head Mistress, English Marion A. Crozier Chaperone Smith College A.B.; M.A. Teachers College, Columbia University Marion G. DeGavre (Mrs. Paul C.) New Jersey College for Women A.B. Latin s Mary Elaine Dodge Household Science Mount Allison University; McGill University BH.S. Gertrude Ehrhart Singing Studied with Isidore Luckstone; Solo Appearances With Boston Symphony and Handel and Hayden Society Dorothea Flint (Mrs. William W.) Simmons College; Radcliffe College Office Assistant Kate Friskin Choral Music, Pianoforte Studied at Glasgow Athenaeum, and with Sophie Weisse, D.F. Tovey, and Tobias Mathay Carolyn Goodwin Smith College A.B., M.A. Mathematics Emily Hale Speech, Drama Speech Institute of London; British Drama Summer School; University of Wisconsin; Leland Powers School of Drama ana Speech, Cornish School of Drama Isabel Maxwell Hancock Hollins College A.B.; Radcliffe College M.A. Mildred A. Hatch Boston University A.B. Jesse Higgins (Mrs. Roger) Franey Jensen (Mrs. Sinding) Bombay University A.B.; Graduate of State Gymnastic Institute, Copenhagen, and of the Central Gymnastic Institute, Stockholm Mathematics Director of Residence, Latin Accompanist Physical Education Jean E. Johnson University of Wisconsin A.B.; University of Hawaii M.A. English Edith Temple Jones French Middlebury College A.B.; McGill University; New York State Teachers College; Sorbonne f 4t mm v a i Ml Dorothy Y. Judd Spanish, Physical Education William and Mary B.S.; Columbia University M.A. Gerda R. Kaatz Administrative Assistant, General Language, Spanish University of Kansas City A.B.; University of Illinois M.A.; State University of Iowa Ph.D. Martha MacLeod (Mrs. Archer A.) R.N. Resident Nurse Hartford Hospital School of Nursing; Johns Hopkins Hospital Harriet E. McKee Vassar College A.B.; Columbia University M.A " Mary Nagler (Mrs. Oswald) Women ' s College of the University of North Carolina Marjon Bertha Ornstein Guildford College A.B.; Middlebury College M.A. Donald Outerbridge Harvard University A.B. Latin, Greek, Ancient History Dance French History of Art Dorothy J. Quintal (Mrs. Arthur D.) Shirley J. Ritchie Trenton State Teachers College B.S. Louise Robinson Bookstore Manager, Typing Physical Education Financial Secretary Anna Elizabeth Roth American History Syracuse University Ph.B.; Radcliffe College M.A.; Ph.D. - ' Hans Sidon Bible Universities of Cologne and Bonn; University of Dubuque B.D.; Hebrew Union College; Southern Baptist Theologi- cal Seminary Ph.D. Marjorie F. Stevens (Mrs. Mervin E.) Mathematics Boston University A.B.; Simmons College; Harvard University Louise Tarr Stockly Vassar College A.B.; Columbia University M.A Gardner Sutton Harvard University A.B. Alice Curtiss Sweeney Vassar College A.B. English Assistant Treasurer, Business Manager Director of Studies, English History Jirina Anna Sztacho (Mrs. Adolf S.) Charles University of Prague M.A.; Ph.D.; Diploma of Grenoble; Certificat of Sorbonne Gertrude Tingley Singing Studied with Mme. Povla Frijsh, Percy Rector Stephens, Isidore Luckstone; Solo appearance with the Boston Symphony Eleanor Tucker Smith College A.B., M.A. Bernice Brainerd (Mrs. Frank B.) Chemistry, Mathematics Secretary Raymond H. Coon Organ, Pianoforte, Theory of Music New England Conservatory of Music; Studied with Heinrich Gebhard, Boston Catherine Jane Sullivan Alumnae Secretary, Remedial Reading Wheaton College A.B.; Boston University Ed. M. T ? TIME 15 BUT THE STREAM ,0 A-FISHING IN. O SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS Front row: Mrs. Crane, principal; L. Day, president Back row: J. Tatman, vice president; C. Kelton, treasurer; M. Roth, secretary. (26 46 Sony Clear in purpose, United we stand, Sing proudly ' 56; In friendship join hands; Loyal and true in spirit, Our thoughts built anew; Through faith, hope, guidance, We honor the Abbot blue. 14 - ELEANOR MARGARET ARCHER Saint Paul ' s School, Concord, New Hampshire 1953-1956 Peggy Piglet. . . Those midnight soliloquies . . . Archiebald . . . Stage crew ballet. . . Doesn ' t my Hair curl a little? . . Commencement Numerals 4 Play 3 Senior Play 4 Fidelio 4 W. U. S. 3 SUSAN BRADLEY Pinewood Acres, Corning, New York 1952-1956 Bird Oiseau . You ang Heyyy! . . A. A. A. Treasurer 4 A-Society 4 Bazaar Committee 3 Corridor Proctor 1, 3, 4 Class Secretary 1 Fidelio 4 Head of Lacrosse 3 For cry in ' out loud . Magsh says . . . GRACE MARY CALLAHAN 10 Riverside Avenue, Gloucester, Mass. 1952-1956 Gracie Tuesday letters . . . A scissors . . . Down with smart roommates . . . Typical Abbot Girl . . . Wait for me . . . Gloucester gang! Plays 1, 2 W. U. S. 1 Senior Play 4 Honor Roll Honorable Mention Numerals Plays Senior Play Stu-G Varsity Lacrosse 1,2 1, 1, 3 3 2 4 4 2,3 15 JAQUELIN L ' ENGLE CHASE Robin Lane, Exeter, New Hampshire 1954-1956 Jackie Exeter, Harvard fiend . . . W. U. S. auctions . . . Kube, did you empty the waste basket? . . Corridor Proctor 3 Honorable Honor Roll 3 Mention 4 W. U. S. 4 Yearbook Staff 4 VIRGINIA ELIZABETH DAKIN 33 Winter Street, Plymouth, New Hampshire 1954-1956 Vidi don ' t know, you tell me . . . Mother why was I ever born? . . . Oh, bother . . . Chins up, dear . . . One medium egg . . . Dance Group 4 Head of Chapel Senior Play 4 Proctors 4 LOUISE MORGAN DAY Beaumont Road, Devon, Pennsylvania 1953-1956 Weez Squeegie . . . Hi, dear . . . No place like Prouts . . . Daddy Baby pillow A-Society Corridor Proctor 2, Class President 3, Class Treasurer Fidelio Honor Roll Numerals That laugh 3,4 4 Prom Committee 3 Sub Varsity 4 Tennis 2 Stu-G 4 Varsity Hockey 2, 3, 4 2 Varsity Tennis 2 3 Yearbook Staff 4 3 4 16 K MARGO de CHOLNOKY Butternut Hollow Road, Greenwich, Conn. 1954-1956 Margs You ' re so cute! . . That contin- uous giggle . . Can ' t we play the record player this afternoon? . . . Fidelio 3, 4 Sub Varsity Sub Varsity Hockey 3 Basketball 3 NANCY LYNN DOWLIN Route 1 Perry Road, Canton, Ohio 1953-1956 Lynn Poor ickle sing . . This place is like Grand Central Station . . . . . 9:35 P. M. hip roils . . . Bazaar Committee 3 Honor Roll Commencement Play 3 Fidelio 3, 4 Honorable Mention 2, 3, 4 3 3 2,3 Numerals Plays Varsity Tennis 2, 3, 4 W. U. S. 2 Yearbook Staff 4 ELIZABETH EMMET EDMONDS Reservation Road, Andover, Massachusetts 1952-1956 Liz Leave my fiddle alone! . . My bow is unstrung again . . Oh, gee . . . What ' s my French assignment? . . Courant 3, 4 Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4 Fidelio 3, 4 Varsity Hockey 4 17 MARILYN JUNE EMSLEY 27 Cheever Circle, Andover, Massachusetts 1952-1956 Ems Boy, did I mess that up! . . Fan clubs . . Of course, you ' ve heard of Pat Boone ! ! New clothes . . Always eating . . . A-Society 4 Honor Roll 1, 2, 3, 4 Bazaar Committee 3 Numerals 2 Fidelio 3,4 Plays 1,2 Honorable Mention 2 Yearbook 4 PHOEBE BECKNER ESTES 215 Irvine Road, Lexington, Kentucky 1953-1956 Phoeb Did you say Virginia? . . What a coincidence . . How ' bout that? . . TECHnically speaking . . . Bazaar Committee 3 Honorable Mention 3 Brooks Play 4 Class President 2 Commencement Play 3 Fidelio 3, 4 Honor Roll 3 Play 2 Griffin Song Leader 4 Stu. G. Vice President 4 Stu. G. 2, 4 NELL ELIZABETH EUBANKS Box 41, Lumberton, Mississippi 1954-1956 Nellie Oh, I dread this day . . Ole Miss . . Calories and Calisthenics . . Wrapped up in a dream . . Corridor Proctor 3 Class Treasurer 3 Fidelio 3, 4 Fidelio President 4 Rhythm ' n blue eyes . . Honor Roll 3 Honorable Mention 3 Yearbook Staff 4 18 s ELAINE EXERJIAN 18 Bonnie Heights Road, Manhasset, N. Y. 1952-1956 Lele Anybody going to the food store? . . Oh, I ' m so tired . . Hi ya, keed! . . Boy, I ' m furious . . Hey, wait for me! . . Choir 2, 3, 4 Senior Play 4 Fidelio 3, 4 Operetta 3 Plays 2 MARY ANNE FAGGIANO 83 Elm Street, Andover, Massachusetts 1952-1956 Fodge I got a letter . . M.A.T.R.F. . . Can I have a ride? . . What ' cha doin? . . Good morning . . . A-Society 3,4 Head of Tennis 4 Bazaar Committee 3 Honor Roll 1,3 D. S. Dance Numerals 2 Committee 2,3 Plays 1,2 Fidelio 4 Proctor 2,3 Honorable Varsity Tennis 4 Mention 1, 3 Yearbook 4 FRANCINE FENN Church Street, Dorset, Vermont 1952-1956 Toni Anyone for a walk? . . 500 stamps so far . . Well, I ' m going to sleep! . . A-Society 4 Play Bazaar Committee 2 Corridor Proctor 1, 2, 3 Head of Softball 3 Numerals 2 Varsity Softball Varsity Tennis W. U. S. W. U. S. Head 19 JOAN HAMILTON GLIDDEN 67 Cheever Circle, Andover, Massachusetts 1952-1956 Joanne Bottled sunshine . . Always hungry . . Bracelets galore . . Yours? What about mine? ! ! . . Glamour girl . . . A. C. A. 2 Numerals 2 A-Society 4 Plays 1, 2, 3 D. S. Dance Proctor 1, 2 Committee 4 W. U. S. 3 BARBARA ARDEN HARRISON 380 Dogwood Lane, Manhasset, New York 1953-1956 Babs Rabbit . . 4:40 already? . . " The divi- sions into classes, my lord, are not artifi- cial " . . But I like that wall paper . . cheese ' n scallions? . . Corridor Proctor 3 Senior Play 4 Commencement Varsity Soccer 4 Play 3 SYDNEY LEWIS HENRIQUEZ Box 1661, Vero Beach, Florida 1953-1956 Duck . . yes, my lord . . Where is my — . . But Sitka isn ' t on Syd this map . . B oullion, anyone? . . A. C. A. Head of Davis Treasurer 4 Hall Marshalls 3 A. C. A. 3 Head of Tennis 3 Bazaar Numerals 3 Committee 3 Plays 2 Corridor Senior Play 4 Proctor 2, 4 Sub Varsity Dance Group I -» o, 4 Basketball 3 20 BARBARA NATALIE HENRY Embassy Apartments. Manilla,. Philippines 1952-1956 Barbie Violins and Uncle Willie . . Have I really? . . But, darlink . . Gee, thanx . . . A. C. A. 3 Fidelio 3,4 Corridor Honor Roll 1. 2, 3 Proctor a O Orchestra 2, 3, 4 Choir 3,4 Play 2 Courant Editor 4 Song Leader 1. 2,3,4 Courant Stall a w. u. s. 2 PATRICIA ALLEN HIPPLE 220 West Water Street. Lock Haven, Penn. 1954-1956 Hippo Hi, dear . . Bunnies . . Any phone calls? . . That ' s the breaks . . I ' m in a twit . . . Bazaar Prom Committee o Committee 3 Choir 3,4 Sub Varsity Class President 3 Basketball 3 Fidelio 3, 4 Stu. G 3,4 Numerals 4 Stu. G Secretary- 4 Varsity Soccer 4 DEBORA.H HOLBROOK 601 Poia Place. Sewickly, Pennsylvania 1953-1956 Debbie How divine Stop it! . . But I wanna learn how to bop . . How ' re ya doin ' . . Saili) ig in Maine . . . A-Society 4 Honorable Bazaar Mention 3 Committee 3 Numerals 3 Choir 3. 4 School Song Class Treasurer 3 Leader 4 Commencement Sub Varsity Play 3 Hockey 2 Fidelio 3, 4 Varsity Hockev 3 Honor Roll 2 21 BARBARA MELICK HURD 115 Lexford Road, Piedmont, California 1954-1956 Baba The 49 ' ers have gotta win . . . Are you " pau " ? . . . Can you bear it . . . San Francisco, here I come! . . . Courant Staff 4 W. U. S. 4 Fidelio 4 LINDSAY WILSON JOHNSON Bay Head, New Jersey 1952-1956 Lins am not a prep day student 1 . . . Heap big Griffin . . . I ' m all choked up for you . . . Down home . . . A-Society 4 Corridor Bazaar Committee 3 Proctor 1, 2, 3 Fidelio 4 Numerals 2 Griffin Captain 4 Plays 1 Griffin Cheer Senior Play 4 Leader 3,4 Varsity Basketball 3 Honor Roll 1, 3 Varsity Lacrosse 3 Honorable Class Secretary 1 Mention 3 SUSAN WHEELER KAUER Old Barn Road, Fairfield Connecticut 1953-1956 Sue And there I was . . . Hey, Rosebud! . . .Oh, for a cheeseburger . . . Don ' t panic, men . . . Sailing . . . A. C .A. 3, 4 Yearbook Staff 4 22 CAROL ELEANOR MARY KELTON Nutmeg Lane. Westport. Connecticut 1953-1956 Cemmy Hey, you guys . . . Welcome, Marines . . . Jane. . . . How come you ' re so much neater than I am? . . . Smash . . . Sweet, simple, girlish . . . Bazaar Committee A-Society 4 Head 3 Numerals 3 Corridor Proctor 2. 3 Stu. G. 4 Class Treasurer 4 Varsity Archery a Fideiio 5, 4 Yearbook Editor 4 CECILY THOMPSON KEMPER 1S9 Main Street, Andover. Massachusetts 1952-1956 Ceci Oh, I love Shakespeare . . . Why didn ' t you tell met . . . I ' m so glad .... How excruciating ! . . . A. C. A. 2 Plays 2 D. S. Dance Proctor 3 Committee 2, 4 Senior Plav 4 R CHEL REVERE KIMBALL 66 Bartlet Street. Andover. Massachusetts 1952-1956 Ray But why? ... 7 can ' t bear it . . . When in disgrace with fortune and men ' s eyes . . . Shhhhh . . . Bazaar Committee 3 Class Secretary 3 Class Treasurer 1 D. S. Dance Committee 1. 2 Fideiio 4 Head of Archers 3 D. S. Head Honor Roll Numerals Plays Proctor Stu. G. Varsity Archery 4 1. 2. 3 3 1, 2 1, 2. 3 4 23 SUSAN JACQUELINE KNOX 339 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, N. J. 1954-1956 Knoxie Cold storage for two weeks . . . I ' m in love . . . Stonington. . . . What a hack . . . I ' m so stupid . . . That grin . . . Diet? Never! . . . Honor Roll 3, 4 Rec Room Senior Play 4 Committee 4 ALEXANDRA BUSHNELL KUBLER 406 Humphrey Street, New Haven Conn. 1954-1956 Kube Alio, Bebe . . . The seven A. M. vocal- ist . Onion rings . . .Are you chewing gum? . . . Sue Ah so! . . . Those Siviss garrets . . , . A. C. A. Vice Honorable President 4 Mention 4 Bazaar Committee 3 Senior Play 4 Choir 4 Stu. G. 4 Fidelio 3, 4 Varsity Tennis 3, 4 MOLLIE BENNETT LUPE 724 Alta, San Antonio, Texas 1952-1956 Mollie Hey, you all . . . But Texas is the biggest . . . Princeton ' s my first choice . . . A. C. A. 1 Honor Roll 1 Gargoyle Cheer Leader 3, 4 Honorable Mention 1 Class Treasurer 1 Numerals 2 Courant Staff 4 Plays 1, 2 24 ELLEN ANNE MacKINNON 75 Warren Avenue, Plymouth, Massachusetts 1954-1956 Ellen Heavens, I don ' t know! . . . I nearly died! . . . You ' re kidding! . . . Kilts and bagpipes . . . Oh, really? . . . Corridor Proctor 3 Dance Group 4 Commencement Fidelio 4 Play 3 Honorable Courant Staff 4 Mention 3 MONA LOUISE MINOR 407 West Broadway, Danville, Kentucky 1954-1956 Goldilocks Ain ' t that a shame? . . . Hello, there, Cutie . . . Yes, Bess . . . I just cain ' t do it . . . Pitch me the wepaper bas- ket . . . Fidelio 3, 4 Sub Varsity Head of Riding 3, 4 Softball 3 MARJORIE RAWLS MOORE 163 Mooreland Road, Kensington, Conn. 1953-1956 Peg Oops . . . Where ' s Jim? . . . Hey, if I get any phone calls, I ' ll be in the library . . . It ' s not red! . . . Austria . . . Make me study, please . . . A. C. A. 2, 4 A-Society 4 Class Vice President 2 Dance Group 2, 3, 4 Yearbook Staff 4 Numerals 3 Sub Varsity Basketball 2 Varsity Basketball 3 Varsity Soccer 4 Head of Soccer 4 25 ELEANOR CATHERINE MORGAN 817 South Flood Avenue, Norman, Oklahoma 1954-1956 Ellie Oklahoma ' s top team in the nation now . . . That ' s a real shame . . . Come on, LeLe . . . You ' re breaking my heart . . . Chairman of Music Studio 4 Corridor Proctor 4 Choir 3, 4 Fidelio 3, 4 Honor Roll Honorable Mention Operetta Yearbook Staff 3 3 4 MARGARET GRANT OLIVER Weed Street, New Canaan, Connecticut 1953-1956 Polive Wes . . . Just wait ' til next year . . . 15c stamps . . . Chrysanthemums . . . Some people ' s children . . . Holm- lee .. . A. A. A. Secretary 4 Corridor Proctor 2 Choir 3, 4 Class Secretary 2 Fidelio 3, 4 Numerals 3 Play 2 Varsity Tennis 2, 3 MARJORIE HALL ORR 125 Centre Street, Concord, New Hampshire 1953-1956 Marge Emmett . . . You really think so? . . . Call from Burlington . . . ' Sped so . . . A. C. A. 3 Numerals 4 A. C. A. Secretary 4 Stu. G. 4 Corridor Varsity Soccer 4 Proctor 2, 3 4 w. u. s. 2 Class Treasurer 2 Head of Posture Fidelio 4 Week 3 26 ELIZABETH HUMPHREYS PARKER 120 Franklin Street, Denver 18, Colorado 1953-1956 Bets Pun ky No, joke Oh, you all . . . Trinity . . . Come to Colorado! . . . . S. S. . . . Gum Aspen honeymoon A. C. A. 2 A-Society 4 Bazaar Committee 3 Corridor Proctor 2, 3 Gargoyle Cheer Leader 2, 3, 4 Numerals 3 Head of Fencing 4 Efficient? 2, Orchestra Plays Senior Parlor Head Sub Varsity Softball W. U. S. 2, 3, 4 Yearbook Staff 4 PATRICIA ANN PEARCE Congress Street, Fairfield, Connecticut 1954-1956 Patti Pearsh, want to go hunting? ...O.K. Joe . . . Artists drink their coffee black, eh fats? . . . OH, I don ' t know . . . A. A. A. 4 Courant Staff 4 Prom Committee 4 LESLIA AUGUSTA PELTON 29 Ten Acre Road, New Britain, Conn. 1953-1956 Lee Hey, zolls . . . Sunday rendezvous . . . That look of amazement . . . Walks P. A. way . . . Caribbean island . . . Corridor Proctor 2 Honorable Commencement Play 3 Dance Group 2, 3, 4 Fidelio 3, 4 Mention Numerals Plays Senior Play 2 3 2 4 27 SHEILA SUSAN PRIAL 85 East Main Street, Fall River, Massachusetts 1954-1956 Sheil Take a positive attitude . . . Foah . . . Me? . . . Baked apple . . . Hi, Hon! . . . What ' s this action? . . . A. A. A. President 4 Honorable Bazaar Committee 3 Mention 3 Class Vice Davis Hall President 3 Marshall 3 Commencement Honor Roll 3,4 Play 3 Numerals 4 Fidelio 4 Stu. G. 3,4 Gargoyle Cheer Varsity Fencing 3 Leader 4 Varsity Tennis 4 CAROL SHOVE REED North Conway, New Hampshire 1954-1956 C. R. Hey kiddies . . . Kemo Savee . . . It most certainly is . . . Order blanks on my bureau . . . A. C. A. President 4 Prom Committee 3 Corridor Proctor 3 Stu. G. 4 Fidelio 4 Varsity Basketball 3 Numerals 4 Varsity Softball 3, 4 JUDITH ANN ROBBINS 5700 Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago 37, Illinois 1955-1956 Judy haven ' t the vaguest idea . . . But, Miss Hale, I don ' t want to sound like a man . . . Senior Play 4 28 MARGARET MARIE MARSH ROTH 535 Boundary Street, Sewickley, Pa. 1953-1956 Mardy Let ' s go to sleep . boy . . . Princeton look sophisticated? . . want a page Tigers . . . Do I Corridor Proctor 3 Prom Committee 3, 4 Class Secretary 2, 4 Honorable Sub Varsity Hockey 3 Stu. G. 4 Mention 2 Numerals 3 Plays 2 Varsity Hockey 4 Varsity Tennis 3 Yearbook Staff 4 MARGARET ROTHWELL Nonquitt, Massachusetts 1952-1956 Do you have a problem? . . . . What do you all think? . . . tory couldn ' t be that bad! . . . A-Society 3 Honor Roll Bazaar Committee 3 Class President 1, 2 Corridor Proctor 1, 2, 3 Courant Staff 4 Griffin Cheer Leader 4 Fidelio 3, 4 Peppy BeBe . His- Honorable Mention 2 Numerals 2 Plays 1 Stu. G. President 4 W. U. S. 1 Varsity Hockey 3, 4 ELEANOR RULON-MILLER 135 Conshohoken State Road, Gladwyne, Pa. 1952-1956 Boat Yummy doodle . . Heh, heh . . . The amoeba . . . Neither a borrower nor a lender be ... I made a boo-boo . . . A-Society 2 Bazaar Committee 3 Blazer 4 Corridor Proctor 2 Commencement Play 3 Fidelio 3, 4 Head of Hockey 4 Honorable Mention 1 Numerals 2 Prom Committee 4 Plays 1, 2 Sub Varsity Lacrosse 1 Varsity Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4 Varsity Lacrosse 2, 3, 4 Yearbook Staff 4 29 NANCY SARGENT SMITH Grantville Road, Westford, Massachusetts 1952-1956 Smitty How the heck are ya? . . . No, seri- ously . . . Brooks brother . . . Love that art . . . ' Spect so . . . What ' s the scoop? . . . Grubby . . . A. C. A. 1 Numerals 2 Bazaar Committee 3 Plays 1 Corridor Proctor 1 Stu. G. 1 Class Vice Yearbook Staff 4 President 1 MARY LOUISE STIEGLER 148 Salem Street, Andover, Massachusetts 1952-1956 Phoebe Ballet . . . What a panic! . . . Always acting . . . How long did the history take you? phreeneeee!!! Bazaar Committee 3 Commencement Play 3 Dance Group 3, 4 D. S. Dance Committee 1, 3 Honor Roll 2, 3 Yuk-yuk . . . Skitso- Honorable Mention Plays Proctor Senior Play Dance Head 1 1,2 1, 3,4 4 4 SARAH MALANE SULLIVAN Sheerlund Forests, Reading, Pennsylvania 1952-1956 Sully Who took my magazine? . . . What a fight! . . . Can live on 300 calories a day . . . Casual . . . Corridor Proctor Courant Staff Honorable Mention 2 Honor Roll 1, 2, 3, 4 4 Numerals 3 Play 2 30 JANE LEA SWEETSIR 84 River Road, Merrimac, Massachusetts 1952-1956 Sweets Eyes on the new gym . . . Smug smile Hi, kid . . . Hurry up, Maine . . . Corridor Proctor 1, 2, 4 Courant Staff 4 Honor Roll 1, 2, 3, 4 The Yankee ca-ah Grade . . . Down Honorable Mention 1, 2, Varsity Archery 2, NANCY LANE SWIFT 29 Morton Street, Andover, Massachusetts 1952-1956 Swifty Hey, doll . . , It ' s study hall! Is there counci , Knee bandages . . . . . Cheery grin . tonight? . . . A-Society Blazer 3, 4 4 Fidelio Proctor 3,4 1,2, 3 D. S. Treasurer 4 Stu. G. 4 Numerals Plays W. U. S. 1, 2 2 2 Varsity Varsity Soccer Softbal 4 I 3 JANE STEWART TATMAN 1007 Lincoln Avenue, Connersville, Indiana 1953-1956 Janie Jose . . . Back in God ' s country . . . C ' est la vie . . . Life is an experience . . . Climb on my knee little one . . . Bazaar Committee 3 Dance Group 2, 3, 4 Corridor Proctor Choir Class Vice President Fidelio 3, 4 2, 3 Numerals 4 3, 4 Prom Committee 4 Stu. G. 4 31 GAIL ELIZABETH TITCOMB 15 Chandler Circle, Andover Massachusetts 1953-1956 Gail Always has the car . . . French . . . The red-head . . . Who wants a ride home? . . . Sprained my ankle again . . . George!! . . . Courant 4 Proctor 4 ANNE BORDEN TRIPP Westport Harbor, Massachusetts 1953-1956 Trippie Westport Hahbah . . . Don ' t I look thin? . .. . Simmer . . . Hair with the natural curl . . . A. A. A. Vice President 4 A-Society 3 Bazaar Committee 3 Corridor Proctor 2, 3 Class Vice President 2, 3 Fidelio 4 Numerals 3 Stu. G. 2, 3, 4 Varsity Hockey 3, 4 Varsity Tennis 2 Varsity Softball 3, 4 GAIL PENNIMAN TURNER 432 Rowland Road, Fairfield, Connecticut 1953-1956 Gail Oh, goodness . . . But it ' s a " touch- tron " light . . . Well, listen . . . Won- derful! . . . Peppermint tea . . . A. C. A. 2 Commencement Bazaar Committee 3 Play 3 Corridor Fidelio 3, 4 Proctor 2, 3, 4 Numerals 3 Dance Group 2, 3, 4 32 ANNE TWOMBLY 396 Main Street North Andover, Massachusetts 1952-1956 Twom What am I going to do? . . This isn ' t funny . . . Gentlemen prefer blond bangs . . . Hysterics . . . Oh, my heavens . . . Please . . . A. C. A. 4 Proctor 1 Honor Roll 1, 2, 3 Senior Play 4 Plays 1, 2 MARY POINIER WADSWORTH Hidden Harbor, St. Michael ' s, Maryland 1953-1956 Willie Papa . . . Extended week-end, anyone? . . Beautiful, even with her hair in a permanent . . . Where ' s Wickham? . . Corridor Proctor 2, 4 Play 2 Courant Staff 4 WINIFRED SYLVIA WARD Comly Avenue, Port Chester, New York 1953-1956 Pooh Hi, kiddo . . . Passion for mashed potatoes . . . Let ' s go, Gargs! . . . Do you send your love to William? . . Choir 3, 4 Numerals 3 Class Secretary 3 Dance Group 3, 4 Fidelio 3, 4 Gargoyle Captain 4 Play 2 Varsity Softball 2, 3, 4 Varsity Hockey 3 33 JUDITH WARREN 16 Bradford Road, Keene, New Hampshire 1952-1956 Jude Big Jude . . . He ' s so dear . . . You ' re just being piggy ■ . . But frankly . . . Choir 2, 3, 4 Dance Group 4 Fidelio 3, 4 Numerals 3 Plays 1, 2 Gargoyle Song Leader 4 Varsity Tennis 2, 3, 4 Yearbook Staff 4 Operetta 3 SUSAN STILLMAN WATEROUS 16 High Street, East Pepperell, Massachusetts 1954-1956 Susie James Mason and cats . . . Tigger . . . Slob . . . My diet includes Tiffin . . . Putty- face . . . It ' s near Groton . . . Barefoot ballerina; . . Corridor Proctor 3 Honor Roll 3, 4 Dance Group 3, 4 News Head 4 Fidelio 3, 4 Senior Play 4 ELLEN PRENTICE WELLES Waverly, Pennsylvania 1953-1956 Wellsey P. Q. . . Canada . . . Well, girls, Vm on a diet; . . Ice cream cones and J. D ' s . . . Scales, who me? . . Pals in the kitchen . . . A-Society 3 Head of Hiking 4 Numerals 3 Basketball Head 4 Senior Play 4 Varsity Basketball 2, 3, 4 Varsity Softball 2, 3, 4 34 BARBARA BIGELOW WELLS 1 Chatham Road, Newton Highlands 16, Massachusetts 1953-1956 Barbie Glorious hair . . . Have a sourball? . . . Those letters from the west . . . I ' m hun- gry . . . That giggle . . . Corridor Proctor 4 Sub Varsity Dance Group 3, 4 Hockey 4 Numerals 3 Varsity Tennis 3, 4 BETSEY LOUISE WHITE 8 Hudson Avenue, Guilford, Maine 1954-1956 Bets You old hen . . . Hi, fatty . . . Well, I ' m going to see my boy friend . . . Shoot, a biddy hen . . . Fidelio 3, 4 SUSAN ADAMS WICKHAM 1902 Fourth Street, Jackson, Michigan 1953-1956 Soozie Character . . . What do you expect with no sun? . . . Really gross . . . Pick them up and follow me; . . Courant Staff 4 Numerals 4 Fidelio 3, 4 Varsity Soccer 4 35 ANNE WOOLVERTON 1305 East Washington Avenue, South. Bend 17, Indiana 1953-1956 Woolvie Just a --, please . . . Get those birds out of here . . . Opal . . . You guys . . . Williams, anyone? . . Corridor Proctor 4 Numerals 4 Choir 4 Plays 2 Commencement Varsity Soccer 4 Play 3 Fidelio 3, 4 mamm 36 K 7 e Se Uo @tcte %i4to ut On September 23, 1952, several young and very brave girls entered the gates of Abbot Academy. For many it was the first time away from home, but they were determined to adapt themselves to the rigorous routine of " prep school " and some- how, make themselves a part of it. During that long and wonderful year they learned of many things that they never knew existed . . . the glories of a CP paper, the taste of hamburgers at Ford ' s, the nervous tension during the first day of exams, the tediousness of afternoon study hall, the strangeness at having to serve a meal, the beauty of Sunday night vespers. This small class also had some distinctions that were its very own . . . the constant record playing and the phoning to Abbey house every night that drove the Draper faculty insane. The next year many new persons joined the group to make it larger although it was split up among Draper, Abbey, Homestead, and Sherman. During the year the AAYC was born ... an exclusive organization to which only the most important people could belong. Soon the little girls realized that they were grow- ing up, the work becoming harder and harder . . . The third year brought great happiness to the group as it was again en- larged and was at last in unison under the same roof. It was during that year the class learned that responsibility went hand in hand with authority and one could only be gotten through application of the other. The Abbot bazaar was theirs to command and the feeling was wonderful. The year also brought forth many talents which were given recognition in the Senior-Mid Talent Show. With Jane Austen out of the way, the month of June appeared around the corner and the final year became more than a dream to that little group that started out so long ago. The first realization of being seniors swept over them as they found them- selves in the Senior Parlor — their very own. Next came the Senior Picnic, where mingled with sand, seaweed, and cigarette smoke, they received the material symbol of all the work, happiness, distress, defeat, and excitement of life at Abbot. They were nostalgically reminded of the bad times and the glad times as Mrs. Crane called out the names to present the rings. Soon they swung into the routine and forgot to pinch themselves to be sure that the figures on the foreboding platform in the traditional Abbot blue blazers were actually their classmates, the same girls who in the years before had been sitting in the back rows of the chapel listening to the student council lead its opening meeting. All too soon came Intervale and the Senior Prom and finally — graduation. The little group felt strangely quiet as they walked back down the aisle of South Church for the last time, realizing that a very special part of their lives was over and the time had come to leave Abbot, taking with them the wonderful things they had learned. 37 Front row: E. Roulon-Miller Second row: W. Ward, L. Day, M. Emsley. S. Henriquez, M. Moore, L. Johnson, M. Rothwell, K. Earthrowl Third row: M. Ganem, F. Fenn, M. Faggiano, J. Glidden, S. Prial, S. Bradley, A. Tripp, M. Lupe, M. Carter, L. Wooldredge, C. Gaines Back row: N. Swift, E. Welles, M. Roth, E. Parker, M. Oliver. rf-Societcf (fyutdida ' i fe« J f 4 ? tte vate In the midst of a blinding snowstorm the senior class, accompanied by Emmett, arrived at Intervale. On the slopes of Cranmore Mountain the " snow bunnies " learned to stay on their feet and watched with envy the pros " shushing " down from Halfway House. The ice rink and toboggan slope attracted many of the brave outdoor girls. At night sitting lazily around the fire at Russell ' s, the group sang favorite songs and listened to Mrs. Crane read the story of " Richard Brown and the Dragon. " The Inter- vale song became part of their " mountaintop memories " and expressed their feelings about this unforgettable experience as a senior class. 41 e a i ft Our three day Prom was a grand success, thanks to the efforts of Janie Tat- man, the Prom committee, and all involved. The first dates arrived Friday night to see Candida, a play put on by Brooks and Abbot, and to dance afterwards in the new gym. At a picnic lunch Saturday the seniors discovered Baronial, and the senior- mids frequented Ford ' s. The gym was popular during the afternoon and attracted many sports enthusiasts. That night the couples danced to the music of Harry Marshard and were entertained by the Senior Octet and the Andover 8- ' n-l. The musical decorations of the jazz theme lent the finishing touches to a wonderful and melodious evening. Noon Sunday arrived all too soon. Many were the sorrows as the cars left the gates but many the memories gained from this great week-end. :h ii; +w f., J EMMETT , IN YOUR LIFE YOU WILL MEET PEOPLE a o K First Term Officers: K. Jones, C. Gaines, M. Gan- em, M. Pearce Second Term Officers: H. Guthrie, L. McLaughlin, A. Luquer, E. Horan Se Uo i- ' ??ticU Back row: L. Sulzbacher. L. Green, D. Smith, E. Meyer, L. McLaughlin, A. Gramkow, P. Post, N. Davison, S. Rairdon, M. Pearce, H. Guthrie Middle row: A. Bowden, G. Oddy, E. Parker, L. Lehman, S. Wiles, P. Brennan, S. Christy, C. Dickson, S. Lawrence. Front row: K. Jones, K. Earthtrowl, D. Halowell, M. Carter, J. Botnick, H. Hamilton, F. Young, V. Ogden 46 Back row: C. Curry, E. Horan, D. Tillson, M. Buckley, C. Erickson, N. Cooper, J. Goodspeed, M. Colby, N. Ruhlin, J. Partridge, D. Dane Middle row: P. Bijur, J. Medwed, L. Cornwall, C. Gaines, A. Luquer, C. McGuire, C. Cooper, L. Wooldredge, E. Leech Front row: J. Pelletier, J. Bradley, M. Wellman, P. Slifer, B. Bradley, E. Edmonds, J. McLean, M. Ganem. Dear Seniors, We find it especially difficult to end such a wonder- ful year, because we realize that next year you will not be here to guide us as you have done in the past. It has been a memorable experience to have our whole class together sharing the many privileges that come with being upperclassmen. The year has been lull of exciting events. In the fall we had fun putting on the variety show and discovering budding talent. It was a thrill to march in with our class sweaters, having the class united by a common color. The three day prom, the bazaar, our play ... all these served to make this year such a successful one. We only hope that we will be able to live up to the high example which you have set for us as a senior class. With love and wishes for success, The Senior Mid Class 47 First Term Officers: P. Grant, E. Artz, J. New, M. Savage. Second Term Officers: N. Dick, A. Moulton, J. Gronblad, E. Gardner. tyoutionA Back row: C. Gomez, L. Vandeveer, S. Slater, P. Sherman, E. Gardner, S. Bensen, A. Daley, A. Bossi, H. Gray, M. Savage Middle row: M. Welch, S. Moore, B. Black, L. Wheeler, N. Colby, P. Grant, K. Taggard, J. Finger Front row: A. DiClemente, J. Callahan, R. Gray, J. Christie, R. Ozoonian, N. Stevenson, J. New, K. Lockwood. Back row: A. Moulton, B. Davidson, E. Taft, F. Owsley, R. Granger, I. Stahlbrand, A. Nielsen, P. Grant, S. Lawrence, S. Severance, F. White Middle row: F. Lindbeck, N. Dick, V. Matthews, S. Thrall, C. Worcester, P. Parrish, J. Gronblad, C. Greene, S. Tidd Front row: E. Artz, S. Gomez, J. Hamilton, J Shanklin, C Sandberg, J. Hart, P. Ellice, M. O ' Connor. 0 Because this year presented new problems, new fun, and new challenges, we cannot help but review the times we had as juniors. Collecting cancelled stamps, swooning over boys, hating to get up in the morning, and finishing our walks . . . The class gathering last fall in a " Parisian Cafe " wit- nessed an overflow of laughter and pure enjoyment, as did corridor and house parties thrown for ever) ' imaginable occasion. " Today we eat, tomorrow we diet! " " Ye gads, long pants! " We were daily customers of Ford ' s and faith- ful subscribers to the " Phillipian " . Our families had their doubts about weekly allowances, with distractions like W. U.S., the snack bar and the Co-op gnawing disastrous holes in our pockets. There were many other interesting activities in our year. The class presentation of Twelfth Night was excellent and great fun for everyone. Other memories include a prom weekend at the big school, the tea dances at Brooks, and the excitement of the first day of skiing. Our remember- ances all vary, but never will the unity we felt as a class be forgotten — - the unity of the class of ' 58. 49 . ii. inn p R E P S First Term Officers: C. Hitch, K. Sides, J. Roundy, C. Nichols. Second Term Officers: J. Galipeau, A. lams, G. Barton, S. Wholey. In the confusion of meetings and new experiences our class of fifteen board- ers and fifteen day scholars became part of Abbot. Facing the new work, we eventually learned how to take it and eventually learned how to do it. We became acquainted with the walk system and the school on the hill, and especially enjoyed the " Mixer " with P. A. in the fall. At Christmas we put on the traditional play " Saint George and the Dragon " , breaking tradition by pre- senting it " in the round. " Many were the good times that we had on the corridors of Abbey; new fun combined with new work to make this a wonderful year. We ho pe, in the coming years as we grow in size and age, that the class of ' 59 will break all records. Front row: M. Bernstein, L. Onthank, H. Hein, S. Calnan, S. Wholey, C. Jones, J. Galipeau, F. Gritchley, C. Clements. Middle row: J. Roundy, J. Simpson, S. Founder, E. Taylor, L. Smith, N. Startt, A. lams, J. Marvel, A. Grew, B. Harriman. Back row: J. Kohl, M. Dickson, S. Bradley, D. Pierce, E. Greene, G. Barton, C. Hitch, K. Sides, C. Nichols, B. Quimby, E. Kellogg. Back row: J. Tatman, A. Tripp, A. Rubier, N. Swift Front row: C. Reed, R. Kimball, P. Hippie, M. Roth- well, P. Estes, S. Prial, L. Day Student tfoverutmettt No organization can function without the full support of every member. We, the Student Government Council, have felt and deeply appreciated the cooperation of the whole school this year. Student Government is an important part of every girl ' s life from the time she enters Abbot until she leaves. We value highly the sense of honor achieved under Stu-G and recognize it as a lasting quality which will guide us through life. We extend our thanks to Mrs. Crane, and to every member of the Student body for their continued support. To them does the Student Government belong, and its success is their gain. Back row: M. Ganem, K. Sides, M. Pearce, A. Woolverton, L. McLaughlin, E. Gardner, A. Rubier, N. Swift, C. Hitch, M. Savage, A. Luquer, L. Artz Front row: L. Day, C. Reed, S. Prial, P. Hippie, M. Rothwell, P. Estes, R. Kimball, A. Tripp, J. Tatman 52 The Abbot Christian Association has not only been our spiritual guide here at Abbot, but has taken its Christian spirit to many needy people far outside the immediate realm. Every doll for the Hindman Settle- ment looked spectacularly original, and the many donations to worthy charities were greatly appreciated. At Christmas time A. C.A. gave a party for the underprivileged children of Andover, each child receiving his own gift. The year of A.C.A. activities at Abbot itself began with a bang-up Old Girl-New Girl party; both the Wednesday morning chapel services and the Sunday night vesper service conducted by the officers of the A.C. A. proved to be truly inspirational. In every way, every day, the Abbot Christian Associ- ation has played an important part in our lives here at school. A.C.A. Representatives: Front row: N. Stevenson, N. Startt, A. Moulton, M. Orr, S. Kauer, P. Pearce, L. Lehman, E. McGuire Back row: A. Twombly, J. Hamilton, J. Christie, H. Guthrie, P. Sher- man, C. Reed, P. Moore, S. Henriquez, A. Kubler. rftfot @6ni4ti€ut rfwociatuM AC A. Officers: M. Orr, S. Henriquez, C. Reed, A. Kubler 53 06oOi Back row: A. Woolverton, A. Gramkow, A. Kubler, M. Pearce, S. Rairdon, J. Goodspeed, M. Oliver, W. Ward, J. Tatman Front row: E. Morgan, B. Henry, P. Hippie, C. Gaines, E. Exerjian, D. Holbrook, T. Warren ?icte£i Fifth row: L. Dowlin, A. Woolverton, E. Meyer, S. Prial, J. Goodspeed, P. Estes, A. Kubler, M. deCholnoky, A. Tripp, R. Kimball, E. MacKinnon Fourth row: M. Colby, M. Faggiano, M. Archer, L. McLaughlin, A. Gramkow, S. Rairdon, L. Pel ton, M. Emsley Third row: M. Oliver, W. Ward, S. Bradley, E. Rulon-Miller, L. Day, J. Tatman, A. Luquer, L, Sulzbacher, C. Kelton, H. Guthrie, C. Gaines, G. Turner, N. Swift, M. Pearce Second row: M. Orr, D. Holbrook, S. Waterous, S. Wickham, E. Morgan, P. Bijur, K. Earth- rowl, V. Ogden, K. Jones, L. Johnson, E. White, B. Hurd, M. Rothwel) First row: B. Henry, E. Horan, E. Edmonds, E. Exerjian, J. Warren, N. Eubanks-president, M. Ganem, H. Hamilton, P. Hippie, S. Christy, C. Reed Missing: M. Minor. s Abbot-Brooks Concert ' pidelfo rfcMvtUeA Shortly after the list of the Fidelio mem- bers is posted early in the fall, melodies echo from Abbot Hall and ring out across the circle. Another year of music and fun has begun. A repertoire for winter and spring projects must be prepared, and there are concerts and dances with Brooks, Ex- eter, and Andover. Flat notes must be changed. Success comes as a result of the splendid instruction and remarkable pa- tience of Miss Kate Friskin. As commence- ment approaches and finally arrives, each girl becomes aware of a rewarding exper- ience and recognizes individual growth in music appreciation, directed by her par- ticipation in Fidelio activities. The Madrigals 55 Front row: M. Emsley, E. Parker, P. Moore, N. Smith, C. Kelton, L. Dowlin, E. Morgan, L. Day, M. Faggiano Back row: J. Chase, S. Kauer, E. Rulon-Miller, M. Roth, N. Eubanks, J. Warren ginde From the moment it was announced that we were on the yearbook staff, through the hectic deadlines, to the frenzied dis- tribution of the Circle at Commencement time, the struggling hours spent working on the yearbook have been incomparable ones. With the enthusiasm of Miss Baker and the emphasis that our book must be a " tremendous " one, with Emmett prompting us, we made the dummy. We have memories of those Wednesday afternoons in Homestead and those extra meetings called because of " mucho work to be done, kiddies! " There have been those many frantic moments when we were sure we would never get everything arranged, fitted, and in order in time to send to the publisher. Our task was spurred on by Emmett ' s and Cemmy ' s spirit and personalities. The yearbook has been an adventure for all of us — an exciting and marvelous one! Back row: E. MacKinnon, G. Titcomb, B. Henry, Editor first term; S. Sullivan, Editor second term; L. Green, E. Parker Front row: P. Wadsworth, M. Lupe, B. Hurd, S. Wickham, P. Pearce, E. Edmunds Missing: J. Sweetsir. @OUMUtt Every Wednesday afternoon we members of the Courant board gathered in our fourth floor " studio " . Armed with pencils and determi- nation, we discussed the qualities and demerits of the week ' s contri- butions. With the valuable help and suggestions from our advisor Mrs. Stockly and with Miss Sweeney ' s constant support, we collected material to send to the press. After seemingly endless proof-reading, relief and pride were echoed by all when we presented our final result. It was truly a choice anthology of the best literary efforts of the student body. Back row: E. Gardner, F. Fenn, head of W.U.S; E. Parker Middle row: B. Black, C. Hitch, P. Grant, S. Christy Front row: B. Hurd, F. White, J. Kohl J. Chase, J. Bradley J. McLean. 7{J ntct ItvUow itcf Senvice Abbot has been a member of the World University Serv- ice tor some years. Our object is to raise money which will be used in foreign countries to better education and health programs. The Abbot girls join together to raise this money by doing table jobs and by collecting articles left in the recreation rooms which the owner can get back for a small fee. Through this organization we help others to obtain the things which we are so lucky to have at Abbot. 58 g D%€UPt€L @late The Drama Class consists of the girls who do not necessarily have great talent but who do have a real interest in and an enthusiasm for acting. For the Commencement play the class chose The Admirable Crichton by James Barrie which was a great success according to the response of the audience. In December they presented a superb interpretation of scenes from Victoria Regina. It was a difficult choice, but everyone did an excellent job. With the patience and understanding help of Miss Hale, all had fun and learned something about the theater during rehearsals and exciting performances. No one will ever forget her dramatic experiences at Abbot. 59 Emmett, you have to de PHYSICALLY FIT N Miss Judd, Mrs. Nagler, Mrs. Jensen Miss Ritchie S. Prial, P. Oliver, A. Tripp, S. Bradley The Abbot Athletic Association ' s main purposes are to create an interest in the athletic program at school and to cultivate in all the girls a sense of fair play and sportsmanship. As each student enters Abbot, she is given the privilege of membership in the association. Along with the privilege, however, goes the responsibility of every member to uphold the standards of the Association at all times. By doing this, every girl can be a sport without being an athlete, and the purpose of the Abbot Athletic Association is attained. 62 TEAM CAPTAINS Caesar, L. Johnson, Lister, W. Ward GARGOYLE CHEERLEADERS M. Lupe, C. Green, E. Parker, W. Ward S. Prial, J. Hamilton, J. Bradley 466ot j4t6tetic This year has been wonderful in the field of athletics. Everyone has worked hard to gain points and honor for her team, green or orange. On the athletic fields the first and fourth teams alike, spurred on by the cheering sidelines, demonstrated sportsmanship and skill to the ut- most. Under the able leadership of Winnie and Lindsay, the teams showed equal talent and enthusiasm although only one team could win. SONG LEADERS J. Warren, D. Holbrook, P. Estes GRIFFIN CHEERLEADERS K. Earthrowl, M. Carter, M. Spurgeon, L. Johnson, C. Gaines, D. Hallowell, M. Rothwtll 63 GARGOYLE HOCKEY TEAM Front row: W. Ward Second row: M. Ganem, D. Holbrook, C. Greene, L. Wooldredge, J. Bradley Third row: L. Sulzbacher, A. Tripp, E. Welles, M. Roth, Cholnoky, A. Moulton fyvtyMfUb With all the enthusiastic walkers, the climactic excitement of the field days, and the gym meet this year for the Gargoyles certainly has been a busy and eventful one. However, there is no one on our team as " high and mighty " as our spotted mascot, Lister! His faithful appearance on all three Gargoyle and Griffin days has spurred us on to greater and more victories, and the spirit shown by all has made this year tops in every way. GARGOYLE TENNIS TEAM Front row: M. A. Faggiano, C. Erickson, T. Fenn Second row: L. Dowlin, S. Prial GARGOYLE SOCCER TEAM Front row: R. Ozoonian, C. Cooper, L. Lehmann, M. Moore, L. Onthank Second row: A. DiClementi, S. Calnan, N. Startt, P. Parrish, J. Partridge, S. Lawrence. 64 K With the shield as our goal and Caesar to spur us on, every Griffin tried with all her might to win. Walks were taken with zest, and stamps collected diligently. Those days when the orange and green teams met on the athletic fields were days when every girl donated her share to the spirit of the whole team, whether she participated in the game or sat on the sidelines and cheered. The pep and sportsmanship demonstrated by all has aided in the gaining of a year of fine memories for the Griffins. GRIFFIN HOCKEY TEAM M. Rothwell, A. Bowden, P. Wadsworth, E. Rulon- Miller, M. Oliver, E. Meyer, C. Gaines, L. Corn- wall, M. Carter, B. Wells, E. Edmonds, L. Day. GRIFFIN SOCCER TEAM First row: B. Harrison, E. Exerjian, P. Hippie, L Wheeler. Second row: D. Smith, S. Wickham, A. Woolverton. Third row: J. New, G. Titcomb, N. Swift, M. Orr, D. Tillson. GRIFFIN TENNIS TEAM K. Earthrowl, S. Fournier, C. Worcester, E. Horan, A. Kubler. 65 £ « tyfirt Back row: K. Earthrowl, S. Wholey, V. Ogden, E. Kellogg, L. Green, E. MacKinnon, L. Pelton, M. Steigler, F. Young, M. Pearce, M. Wellman, F. White, J. Shanklin, H. Hein, J. Warren Front row: V. Dakin, B. Wells, S. Henriquez, S. Waterous, J. Tatman, B. Bradley, G. Turner, D. Hallowell, J. Hamilton, M. Moore. SfiwtU at rf tflattee From initiation to Fall Field Day everyone played her hardest and with the best of sportsmanship. Soc- cer, being newly introduced, added to the variety of sports. We then turned to the new gym, which held in store a new and thrilling prospect for everyone. The roller skating parties were popular with all, as were basketball, fencing, and modern dance. Regretfully we left the gym, but with the anticipation of spring ' s athletics. We ran out to the fields, courts, track, and range. The sport ' s year was brought to a close with the attendance of two inspired teams at last chapel and the awarding of the shield. Main Gate Draper New Wing Antoinette Taylor Hall Infirmary Abbot Hall and John Esther Art Gallery McKeen Building 72 Maple Walk John Esther Art Gallery Sherman House Abbey House And look, and look, and look . . . 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Jewelers — Opticians ANDOVER MASS. LOOK PHOTO Tor the Best in Looks " THE HARTIGAN PHARMACY Main and Chestnut Streets ANDOVER MASS. Charlton A. Gifford Christopher C. Gifford ESTABLISHED 1920 GIFFORD SUPPLY COMPANY Wholesale Institutional Supplies Cleaning Equipment and Paper Products MALDEN, MASSACHUSETTS Cherry Webb Company fshe (fashion Store -Luith. 3€igh Ideals of Service Lawrence 2-5251 MORRISSEY TAXI SERVICE Paul W. Collins, Prop. TEL. 59 32 Park Street ANDOVER MASS. SMART FLAGG, INC. Insurance Exclusively BANK BUILDING Andover 870 91 ; , rt.£fcg « « ' ■■«■■:■ MASS, : Bay State Merchants National Bank Andover Branch 84 Main Street No charge for having your name smartly printed on your checks. A Thrifticheck Costs But A Few Cents It is America ' s most personal checking account service. No extra deposit charges. No monthly service charges and it ' s easy to keep open too — no minimum balance is re- quired. All this for just a Few Cents A Check. — SERVING GREATER LAWRENCE SINCE 1847 — Andover Branch 84 Main Street Andover Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation tr . Member Federal Reserve System mf)J ' ■? y—V Large Parking Space 92 Congratulations Congratulations to the to the Class of 1956 Class of 1956 from the from the CLASS OF ' 58 CLASS OF ' 59 Congratulations to the Class of 1956 from the CLASS OF ' 57 93 THE FROST HIGGINS CO. ARLINGTON MASS. -- The care of trees for over fifty years -■ Landscape Work - Pruning - Spraying Fertilizing - Large Tree Moving Oriental and Domestic RUGS and CARPETS BROOKS, GILL CO., INC. 29-30 Canal Street BOSTON MASS. LAfayette 2923 - 2924 - 2925 Bride Grimes Company PLUMBING SUPPLIES 9 Franklin Street LAWRENCE MASSACHUSETTS MARY ANNS CARD SHOP Fine Yarns and Greeting Cards Personalized Stationery 92 MAIN STREET Andover Mass. Compliments of A. B. SUTHERLAND CO. LAWRENCE MASS. 94 n Ezra Pound said: " Real education must ultimately be limited to men who insist on knowing; the rest is mere sheep- herding. " Compliments of a Sheep LOVE FROM THE LOADS " Sue " Kubler " Jane " Kelton " Lucinda " Day " Opal " Woolverton CONGRATULATIONS and BEST WISHES from Mr. and Mrs. Michael J. Eubanks Lumber ton, Mississippi GOOD LUCK 1956 Compliments of Mr. and Mrs. John J. Woolverton Jr. 95 BEST WISHES MR. and MRS. DONALD A. CHASE ' 56 CONGRATULATIONS 1956 COMPLIMENTS A OF DR. AND MRS. FRIEND FREDERICK N. SWEETSIR Compliments Compliments of of A FRIEND A of FRIEND ABBOT ACADEMY 96 Russell, Burdsall, Ward Bolt and Nut Co. PORT CHESTER, NEW YORK ROCK FALLS, ILLINOIS CORAOPOLIS, PENNSYLVANIA LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 97 When in Somerville, stop at SACK ' S SHACK And ask for: Mai — Ned — Sack — Trev — Sig — Lanny — Penguin Angel — Parksie — S.B.D. — Fred — Robo SEE YOU .... there Compliments of Compliments THE COFFEE MILL of Breakfast - Luncheon - Supper A 125 MAIN STREET Andover Mass. FRIEND C. G. SARGENT ' S SONS CORPORATION 104 Years of Industrial Machinery Manufacturing Textile - Chemical - Rubber - Soap - Food - Tobacco GRANITEVILLE, MASS. PHONE: WESTFORD MYrtle 2-6371 98 s CONGRATULATIONS and BEST WISHES to the CLASS OF ' 56 Dr. and Mrs H. Spencer Glidden Andover, Massachusetts Andover Inn dh teat way Inn Dinner Daily 5:30-8:30 Sundays 12:00-8:00 P.M. Telephone 903 Robert H. Frazer, Innkeeper Good Wishes A Contributor 99 The 1956 CIRCLE is another existing example of VANTINE TRI-PRESS ASSOCIATED Service lafuaiih PHOTOGRAPHY — YEARBOOK — PUBLISHING Your Representative MR. ROBERT VANTINE 132 Boyleston Street Boston, Massachusetts THE WARREN KAY VANTINE STUDIO, Inc. 132 BOYLESTON STREET, BOSTON, MASS. 100 " Best Wishes To The Class Of 1956 " 101 BABY PICTURE KEY PAGE 68 M. Moore N. Smith C. Reed B. Hurd N. Swift B. Henry P. Wadsworth C. Kelton N. Eubanks E. MacKinnon M. Roth J. Chase M. Rothwell L. Johnson P. Hippie J. Tatman PAGE 69 B. Harrison E. Rulon-Miller F. Fenn G. Callahan P. Estes J. Warren S. Henriquez M. Lupe S. Wickham A. Woolverton L. Dowlin S. Knox D. Holbrook J. Robbins W. Ward G. Turner PAGE 70 S. Bradley L. Day M. Minor E. Morgan S. Waterous B. White P. Pearce S. Kauer B. Wells V. Dakin B. Parker S. Prial E. Exerjian S. Sullivan A. Tripp A. Kubler PAGE 71 • J. Sweetsir E. Welles M. Orr L. Pelton E. Edmonds M. Oliver A. Twombly R. Kimball J. Glidden G. Titcomb Emmett M. Archer M. L. Steigler M. Faggiano M. Emsley M. deCholnoky . 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