Abington High School - Oracle Yearbook (Abington, PA)
- Class of 1957
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Architectonically and spiritually,
Abington students entered a new era
in the education of the townshipis
citizens on September 6, l956. The
massive brick building standing
above Highland Avenue awed most
who saw it for the first time. At first
inspection it appeared a great accu-
mulation of lines and angles traced
by brick, but a closer look revealed
that it was much more than this.
With the arrival of the student body
it became a vibrant entity with an
extensive tradition and a promising
ln this building appeared the ulti-
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Student Council Officers: Cleft to rightj Iudy Goss, Lloyd Bobb,
Miss Clark, Sarah Murray, Barbara Polansky.
tonians were no longer spectators in
the modernization of learning. Yet,
we were unable to accept the hy-
pothesis which presupposes that a
building is the main factor in the
process of learning. We, the Senior
Class of 1957, are both the begin-
ning and the end of an educational
era in Abington. We are the first to
be graduated from Abingtonis new
home and the last to have spent a
major part of our high school life
in the tradition haunted halls of
old Abington. It has been our task to
lead the adaption of steel and brick
into a beloved alma mater. This task
has been both pleasurable and chal-
lenging. At the opening of the New
Abington High School our faculty
had increased by one-half while the
student body had increased by one-
third. New students came to join
our ranks from places so close as
Philadelphia and so far as Berlin,
Germany, in the person of Bernhard
Mahner, our exchange student.
While the builders were still busy
at work, putting on the finishing
touches, the members of the Student
Service Corps began acquainting
themselves with the intricacies of
the great building in preparation to
serve as guides during the unforget-
table Dedication Services. These col-
orful services were highlighted by
, three days of justifiable pride as
Abingtonians proudly presented
Y their school to an estimated fifteen
thousand visitors. Ours was a priv-
ilege, indeed, to conclude the dedi-
cation series with an address by Dr.
Harold C. Hunt, Undersecretary of
the United States Department of
1 Health, Education, and Welfare.
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A revival of enthusiasm in their educational program was the experience of most students as the new
building opened. Years of planning on the part of the Authority and School Board were not in vain. This
favorable reaction justified the community's faith in the proposition that Abington students given adequate
facilities and appropriate instruction can realize achievement second to none.
Only the background of traditional activities had changed. The teams went forth from our new home
even more anxious than before to bring back trophies for the expansive new display cases. Built-in bulletin
boards waited to proclaim the figures of winning scores. Abingtonians were soon directing their line of attack
toward the challenging goals of the New Abington's premier season. From the chemistry lab to the boards
of the auditorium stage, we were the first to echo footsteps here. Our teams did not always win, to be sure,
but they had a setting worthy of their endeavor. Senior Play, dances, Gala Night, sports and publications
were set in a background of modern elegance. lust two examples of our accomplishments were our swimming
team splashing on to an undefeated season in their refulgent new natatorium and our publication staffs
returning victorious from the Pennsylvania Scholastic Press Association Convention held at Haverford and
the Columbia Scholastic Press Association Convention in New York.
Under glass and steel converging,
we have set the pace for a new era.
Look here, you generations to fol-
low, and improve, but donit detract.
Tread these tiles and boards and
asphalt walks for decades to come,
but tread lightly-for into these
have gone sincere endeavor to make
this structure a school. Humbly
cognizant of the high privilege
which was ours - we the Class of
1957 - depart but will always be
associated in a unique way - with
an exemplary educational organiza-
tion housed in a structure planned
to set the pace of learning for many
years to come.
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To Miss Dorothy Cathell, who is retiring at the end of this academic year, the
Abington Oracle Staff respectfully dedicates this yearbook. It is particularly appro-
priate that a publication should have the privilege to so honor a teacher who has
done so much for school publications.
The sponsor of Abingtonian, Oracle and Yearbook in her varied career at
Abington, Miss Cathell will also be long remembered for her Senior Honors English
classes. Throughout the years she has stinted in neither time nor effort to main-
tain Abington's traditionally high standards in literature and composition. From
Columbia and Pennsylvania School Press Conventions, Miss Cathell has led a
host of delegates back to Abington with awards in every phase of journalism.
To this devoted teacher, Abingtonians vote their everlasting thanks for teach-
ing, counseling, friendship and inspiration. We are grateful that she was with us
to open the new Abington High School and in a sense plant here the seeds of
tradition which she has carefully engendered through the years. The Yearbook
Staff along with the entire Abington family wish Miss Cathell a happy and pros-
perous future in whatever she may do.
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The hypothesis to a successful school year is an understanding
administration supported by an interested student body. Our adminis-
tration has done a masterful job of giving the new Abington Senior
High School a firm foundation. With plans in formulation long before
our new home was completed, our transition from Huntingdon Road to
Highland Avenue was not without incident but always well organized.
It is no less a task to transplant a student body with its traditions and
customs than it would be to move the building itself.
A major chord of the educational circle brought from the old to
the new Abington High is our extra curricular program of formals,
established activities, publications, student government, service clubs,
vocational and professional interest groups, scholarship and sports honor
groups, and musical organizations- all major postulates to our high
school life. After the turmoil of moving, these traditions emerged
stronger than ever as a living proof of the success of Abington's formula
Dr, W. Eugene Stull, High School Principal
It is with a great amount of pride that I write this brief
message to the class of 1957- the first class to be graduated
from the new Abington Senior High School.
You are to be congratulated for setting a fine example for
the many classes to follow, In a sense you are pioneers. You
have filled the role admirably and have met successfully the
many challenges coming to any pioneering group. My heart-
felt thanks are extended to every member of the class for
After graduation some of you will go to college, others
will go to work, some will marry, while still others will enter
the armed services. No matter in which of these groups you
find yourselves, please be assured of my sincerest wishes for
your success and happiness.
W, EUGENE STULL, Principal
Mr. Eben Peek, High School Assistant Principal
Un All Planes
Dr. O. H. English, Superintendent of Schools
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Sthool Distric' Authority: Back Row: Percival R. Ricder, Raymond A. Coward, Harold W. Spencer. Dr. llenry lf.
um. Front Row: Wesley A. Clem, Dr. lVlillard E. Cladleltcr, William R. Mattson.
ln November of l952, the Board of School
Directors ol Abington Township and the super-
intendent, Dr. O. H. English, authorized a school
building report and selected an educational con-
sultant to consider the problem of Abington's
aging senior high school. Less than four years
later a great new building had become a reality-
housing some l352 students in surroundings
second to none in this part ol the country. School
Board, School Authority, superintendent, architect,
administration, faculty, and an enthusiastic com-
munity had spent eountless hours planning the
minutiae of detail that went into so great an
undertaking. The result was worth the effort in
providing the citizens ol Abington Township with
a building admired for its beauty as well as
respected for its utility.
Abington Township which has accomplished in
fact what many townships still have on the draw-
ing boards- is a township of the first class with
an estimated population ol 48,000 lt is located
within six miles ol the city ol Philadelphia and is
growing at the rate of four to Five thousand a year.
The School District, which is fiscally inde-
pendent ol the township government, includes ten
elementary schools, three junior highs, one senior
high. and employs a stall' ol 585 employees. The
total pupil enrollment lor the township is 1690.
Board of School Directors: Back Row: Charles W. Smith, William R. Andrews, C. Edward Shmidheiser, Carl D.
lledner, Front Row: Hon. Evelyn G. Henzel, Albert C. lVlcCoy, Dr. Iames l". Koehler.
Physical and Mental Adjustments Arc
Conferring counselors: Mr. Feg-
ley, Miss Brchm, Miss Haldeman
plan our futures.
Mrs. Moore sorts morning mail.
Our administrative secretaries play an important part
in the functioning ol the school. With their competent
attention, students, administration and faculty alike
overcome many of their difficulties. Mrs. Moore, Mrs.
Dascher, Miss Warren, Miss Entrikcn, Miss Morton
Qnot picturedj have all added to the high standards ol
the school and have made the ollicc a place of cfhciency
Olhce Stall: Miss Entriken, Mrs. Griflaton, Miss Warren, Mrs. Dascher, Mrs. Moore.
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the Concern of Guidance
Mr. Fegley counsels Stan Shorb as Virginia Taylor looks on.
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Our Health Suite Staff: tleft to rightj Mrs. Carroll, Director, School Nursing
Service, Miss Higgins, Secretary, Mrs. Estrin, High School Nurse.
No student could prepare himself for
life upon graduating without supple-
mentary aid from our guidance depart-
ment. Under the capable direction of Mr.
Fcgley, Miss Haldeman and Miss Brchm
did everything in their power to make the
educational future of our seniors more
certain. They also guided those who were
going into business.
During the midterm rush of college ap-
plications and other tasks which that pe-
riod brings, the guidance counselors did
their utmost to give everyone equal atten-
An efficient guidance department plays
a major part in securing places for gradu-
ates in college or positions in the world of
commerce. Our guidance counselors de-
serve the present respect and future thanks
of all Abington seniors.
The efficiency of the nursing
facilities at Abington was en-
hanced by the expansion of the
Health Suite. The health services
have increased commensurately
with the size of the new plant. A
secretary, Miss Higgins, is now an
active member of the staffg and
the number of rooms has in-
creased from three to eight.
The Health Suite, run by Mrs.
Estrin, has been successful in giv-
ing free physical and dental exam-
inations, and insuring a healthy
school to all who attend.
Whether it be a hangnail, a
sprained ankle, or a case of ap-
pendicitis, our nursing staff is
alway prepared to help the stu-
0 Respect for
tnlwovej 'l'he oilieers ol the Student Council: Recording Secretary.
ll. Polanskyg Vice President. l.. Bohhg President, S, Murrayg
Sergeant-:it-Arms, I. Clementg Corresponding Secretary, I. Goss.
tio the rightj Carol Rights lays down her hand
as 'l'erry Bowers kihitzes.
thelowj lloward Sherry, Iim Clinton, Chuck
Slierno, and Barham Thompson make use of our
new eheekroom facilities.
tlmelowj Members of the Student Council Cas they appear left to rightj Back Role: F. Rappaport, V, Fegley, C. Sherno, C. Holmes,
S. Telkins. C. Donaldson, S. Rhoads. Middle Row: H. Stern, B. MacMillan, I. Tjaden, I. Childe, E. Toll, N. Peterson, R. Brambly.
Row: I. Clement, I. Reinohl, V. Boetseh, I.. Mayers, P, Sargeant, D. Iaeobson, P. Williams.
Government Begins at School
World history shows time and time
again that good government under ca-
pable leadership is the center ol our social
circle. Such is the case here at Abington.
The school's social lile was centered about
our Student Council which represented
the students ol Abington in outside affairs
as well as affairs and events within the
school. As the first student council in the
new school's history, this student council
had the responsibility ol handling and
solving many of the problems and events
tangent to opening a new building.
Under the guidance ol Miss Clark and
the leadership ol Sarah Murray. president:
Lloyd Bobb, vice president: Barbara Po-
lansky. recording secretary: Indy Goss,
corresponding secretary: Fred Iohnston,
treasurerg and Iohn Clement, sergeant-at
arms, this year's Student Council did a
superb job, at the same time emulating the
standards ol past councils. No one will
forget Student Council Open Houses, to
mention one ol their achievements. These
gave students a chance to socialize in a
manner not possible in the classroom or
busy school activities! IAC Dance, Spirit
Committee, Dog House. Snack Barg School
Store are just some of their numerous
projects. Our Student Council is certainly
worthy ol merit and it is hoped that luture
Councils will maintain the tradition and
ideals of good student government.
tabovej The Executive Committee of the Student Council left to
right, Back Row: V. Fegley, C Sherno S Rhoads S Telltms
L. Bobb. Front Row: B. Polanslty S Murray I C oss
tbelowj Left to right, Back Row I letter I Beaumont I
Mynders, S. Shorb, R. Decker, E Cegler Middlt Row I Ritter
E. Eble, W. Holmes, I. Schmidt L Staats B Franck 1 Heeh
inger. Front Row: C. Goetz, M Kritler D Lesturc M Trout
I. McDowell, S. Mahon.
Student Service Corps and
Before our new building opened the Student
Service Corps under the sponsorship of Miss Helen
Clark and lVlr. Vernard Fegley had spent many
hours lamiliarizing themselves with our new plant.
Their tireless service during Dedication Services
will be remembered by many of the 15,000 visitors
who had guided tours. But beyond that, visitors
throughout the year were pleasantly and cour-
teously shown the building by representatives of
the Student Service Corps. No Radio City Guides
ever did a more faithful job.
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Community at large visits New Abington High School
Mr. Fegley, Sally Berger and Albert Freas look over model of building prior
to dedication tours
The Student Service Corps, who conducted the tours at dedication
and throughout the year
Affiliation intersect ln Purpose
Alhliation, under the experienced guidance of Mrs.
lidna Powell, effected the first two way exchange in
Abington's history. While Sandra Callaway from our
student body spent the year at the Lily Braun Schule
in Berlin, Bernhard Mahner from the Kant Gymnasium
in that city studied with us. Affiliation Week-end in
December, during winch exchange students from sur-
Bernhard Mahner, our German exchange student,
entertains the student body with his violin.
rounding areas visited Abington, culmin-
ated in a highly successful Christmas
Nasty weather outside did not cool the
spirits of Abingtonians as they talked
about places across the sea with their
week-end visitors. Undoubtedly, Aflilia-
tion helps all ol us better understand our-
selves by bringing us an appreciation ol
people whose backgrounds are somewhat
dillercnt from our own.
Lynn Yonkcr. Bernhard Mabner, and Loretta
Muehlbauer, Alliliation oflicers, scan their organ-
ization's scrap book.
uer, V. Romberg, B. Vaugbt, I. Clin-
'l'l1e Alliliation Committee tbelowl, Bock Row: Cleft to rightj l.. Muehlba
ton, gl. Riclner, ll. Lleyh. Miller. M. Fitzgerald, Il. Clattiker. H. Mahner, T. Rights. Middle Row: Mynders,
li, llielxner, M, VVarncr. C. S1'llillli, T. liberlc, C. Meier, l.. Coram, M. Evoy, F. Miller. Front Row: Kraclsel,
l,. Yonlxer, A. Miles.
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Bible Club Othcers: Tom Little, Treasurer: Dick Barnes, Vice-
Presidcntg Bob Lees, Presidentg and Sarah Murray, Social Chair-
Under the leadership of Miss Grace
Davis, Mr. Irvin Karam, Miss Katheryn
l.auer and Mr. Dominic Lessa, our Future
'l'eaehers ol America Club has encouraged
many students in continuing along the
lines ol education as our teachers of to-
Sccular knowledge is not the only interest ol
Abington students. At their weekly meeting the
members of the Bible Club, under the supervision
of Miss Dorothy Lemmert, Mr. Raymond Coleman
and Mr. lrvin Pinto, review the Scriptures. As a
side light to this all important activity the club
arranges lor speakers, movies. and panel discus-
sions built around the Bible to stimulate more
active interest in religion at the high school. ln
addition, prayer meetings are held three times a
Week in the ofhce of lVlr. Coleman. a co-sponsor
of the organization. A drive lor llungarian relief,
a Bible for the auditorium lecturn. and a culrninat-
ing banquet were the club's activities ol this year.
Members ol the Bible Club reached all students ol
the school through their well-selected Scripture
selections read on the public address system prior
to the Christmas and Faster holidays and by their
special presentation of a Christmas play.
morrow. All students who have had the
desire to be school teachers have been
given a luller picture ol their ambition
with the aid of the F, T. A.
With llresident Sandra Whitt' as stu-
dent leader, the lf. T. A. supplemented its
primarv purpose with social functions.
All the students who enjoyed lun and
lrolic at the "Sadie Hawkin's Dance" and
the new teachers who were present at the
banquet given in their honor owe their
thanks to our li. T. A. This organization
is an important segment of the social
and educational circles ol Abington High
Rev. llarold Smith conducts the weekly Bible
Mr. l.essa. Mr. lxaram, Nllss Davis and their
l uturt lt ttht is ol America.
Another organization serving Abington High
School is the Key Club. The club, sponsored by
the Clcnside Kiwanis Club, and founded on the
same principles which have made Kiwanis Inter-
national a very successful service organization,
stands ready at all times to help the faculty and
principal in any worthwhile project, and has many
times in the past several years contributed toward
the welfare of Abington High School. An example
ol' Key Club service was the supervision of traffic
during the "open house" series prior to the dedica-
tion of our new building.
Officers of the Key Club: lim Bohr, Treasurerg Lloyd Bobb, Presidentg
Terry Stoltz, Secretaryg Fred McDowell, Vice-President.
Experience lnsures Future Service
l.ast year Mr. Robert Miller selected
twelve boys and girls to be founders of
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Abington s l'uture Business Leaders of ' 'r '
America. During a series of meetings this
group drew up a constitution. Composed
exclusively of members of the business
course, the club held a formal initiation
this year and instituted projects such as
thc contacting of graduates who have
been in business for speaking engagements
with business students, maintenance of
business bulletin boards, the development
of interest in the business course among
junior high school pupils, and the guid-
ance of the visitors through the business
department of the high school.
Key Club Members: Seated: M. Walton, 1. Bohr, l,. Brown
I. Montgomery, R. Fernandez, W. Gillespie, W, Caswell
Z. Glaser. Second Row: W. Miller, R. Harwood, Ir., R.
MeMinn, P. Iacobs, K. Rappaport, R. Bland. R. Vagnoni
P. Abramson, Third Row: C. Haier, Bracltin, C. Stewart
A. Doering, P. Stull, S. Chubb, P. Kreisel. Back Rout: W
McCoy, R. Kolb, T. Manns, R. Olson, R. McKinley, R.
Arnold, B. Beck, A. Roberts.
F.B.I..A. Members: First Row: Underwood, R. Patonetz,
C. lfargadon, R. Brambley, I. Roth, M. lfougeray, If
VVright. S. Stacy, V. Teubel. Second Row: C. l,app, M.
Patonix, N. Turcotte, C. Taylor, S. Stizinger, K. Potts, l..
Mulbowcr. Young, F. Homiller, C. Fisher, W. llowcr,
W. Rambo. Third Row: I. Mollla. B. Freeston, B. Neuman.
C. Hughes. Miss llegner, Mr. Miller, E. Verino, I. Barth,
Cardien, E. Sketchley.
Choir lnspircs Vocal Talent
The music department of the high school is one
of our most active organizations. The courses
offered are vocal music and A Cappella Choir
taught by Mr. Mervin Gottshall. Mr. Arthur
Crouthamel, new at the high school this year.
teaches music appreciation, harmony, and the
extra-curricular Junior-Senior Chorus. Harmony
is a major credit and is offered for the first time
this year. The A Cappella Choir is a select group
of Iuniors and Seniors chosen from vocal music
These groups put on two main programs a year:
the Christmas Concert and the Spring Festival.
The choir also presents special music at Faster.
such as the eantata, "The Crucifixionn, presented
A Capella Choir: fleft to rightj Back Row: I. Drake, I, Meyer, I. Zeidman, C. Heath, I. Schmitt, I. Kraekel. S.
Reso, B. Mahner, L. Cordon, B. Ianney, S. Telkins, L. Volkert, B. Rawlings, N. Hislop, R. Wells, j. Slavin. S.
Sload, E. Behringer, N. Lamphere. Middle Row: A. Epting, F. Farra, I. Ienks, N. Dwyer, I. Kline, R. Saut-
man, D. Sauter, F. Iohnston, T. Bunting, D. Kane, I. McDowell, C. Ambler, C. Nack, I. King, I. Beaumont.
A. Meissner, I. Keppler, I. Young. Front Row: D. Peltz, S. Murray, S. Burger, C. Cunningham, Ii. Stevenson, Cl.
Reekard, C. Williams, W. Hawes, E. Fenninger, D. Tomlinson, A. Wrigley, G. Gunn, H. Pell, Petter, S. Corn-
herg, B. Carney. S. Ienks, S. White, R. Hunter.
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Iunior-Senior Chorus: First Role: D.
Czarnecki, H. Iacquelin, A. lacquelin,
I.. Hanson, G. Palmer, D. Struble, D.
Dautel, P. Baer, G. Lawson. Set-onrl
Row: B. Thompson, E. Murray, I. Clip-
pinger. Beher, N. Tossona, M. Antler-
son, M. Kronmiller, S. Linden. C.
Sehafl, S. Cooke.
The choir also has given concerts at Snellen-
hurgs in Willow Grove, Strawbridges and Clothier
in Ienkintown, Ahington lunior High School.
Huntington Road Iunior High, and Glcnside-
Weldon Iunior High this year.
The musie department, having a section ol the
new building to ns:-ll. will have greater chances
ol increasing the development ol music interest
in music within Abington High School. The
laeulty and students unite to produce interesting
and informative music.
The Sophomore Chorus rises in rehearsal
Iunior Quartet Cleft to rightj,
William Hawes Qhrst tenorj,
Steve Reso tsecond tenorj, Don
Kane tllaritonej, Steve Telkins
Senior Sextette: Cleft to rightj,
Ioan Fetter tjunior accompa-
nistj, Deborah Peltz ffirst so-
pranoj, Sally Burger fftrst so-
pranoj, Roberta Wells fseeond
sopranoj, Constance Cunning-
ham tseeond sopranoj, Helen
Pell Qaltoj, Sandra White faltoj.
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At the apex of Abington High School are the seniors. The seniors
are perhaps the most important group of students in the school, for they
are the "trailblazers" who set the standards which all lower classmen
try to follow. The seniors are the base of our student triangleg a triangle
without a base is not stable.
It has been a long time since their parents took their hands and
led them to school for the first time. Slowly but surely our seniors
have climbed the educational ladder picking up knowledge and develop-
ing skills to the limit of their ability. They haven't reached the pinnacle
yet, for most of them will go on to further educationg some will serve
in the armed services while others will be in business - each doing his
share to make America strong. Whatever his future plan of action may
be, each senior by graduation has attained a firm foundation which
will help make the road ahead a smoother one. To every senior Abington
extends its best wishes as he climbs from the plane of public education
to the next higher plane in his structure of experience.
PAUL BERRICK ABRAMSON College Preparatory
436 Roslyn Avenue, Glenside
"Abe", Varsity Swimming 1, 2, 3, Varsity "A" Club 1, 2, 3, Key Club 3,
Dramatics Club 2, Sophomore Chorus, junior Chorus. Wants to be an
WILLIAM ADAMS Vocational
2472 Norwood Avenue, Roslyn
"Bill", Vocational Dance Committee, he works out of school at his own
print shop while he holds down a job at Standard. Wants to be a
printer or a printing instructor.
BARBARA ANDERSON Business Education
2459 Kenderton Avenue, Roslyn
"Pete", Softball 2, Bible Club Secretary 3, Abingtonian Business Depart-
ment 3, Sophomore Chorus, F.B.L.A., Gala Night. Wants to be a
THOMAS ANNANIE, IR. Vocational
1736 High Avenue, Willow Grove
"Annie", Soccer I, 2, Intramural Basketball 3, Varsity "A" Club 2, 3,
Vocational Dance Committee 1, 3, Senior Play Stage Committee Chair-
man,fChairman of Vocational Dance, Gala Night. The future sees him
as a armer.
RICHARD BARTH ARNOLD College Preparatory
1436 Bryant Lane, Meadowbrook
"Rick", Cross Country 3, Marching Band I, 2, 3, Sophomore Chorus
and junior Chorus, C.A.P., Key Club, Gala Night. Rick wants to own
a customized Mercedes-Benz.
MARGARET RUTH AUCKETT General
ll25 Tyson Avenue, Roslyn
"Peggy ', Softball 3, Advisor Room officer 3. Plans to be an X-Ray
technician. Likes avocado green, pizza, shoes, and flowers.
ANTHONY IOHN AURIELLO Vocational
4202 "I" Street, Philadelphia
"Tony", enjoys riflery, cars, hunting, noted for his genial personality.
Tony wants to be a machinist.
HARVEY B. BACAL College Preparatory
631 Hoyt Road, Huntington Valley
"Haw", Track 2, Gala Night, enjoys tropical fish, art, traveling, danc-
ing, and all sports, came from Germantown in his junior year, has
brown hair and brown eyes and a wonderful sense of humor. Plans to
take in art-advertising.
IOYCE ELLEN BARTH Business Education
l8U7 Allen Lane, Abington
Dramatic Club 1, Abingtonian typist 3, Spirit Committee 1, 2, F.B.L.A.,
joyce likes rock 'n roll and pizza. Wants to be a private secretary.
SHIRLEY ANN BATES Business Education
2477 Independence Avenue, Roslyn
Ornamental Iron Club I, Bible Club 3, Abingtonian 3, F.B.L.A., Bible
Club, Advertising Stall of Abingtonian, hobbies include sewing, playing
records, and dancing. Shirley is noted for her pleasing personality.
FREDERICK KARL BAUERLE, IR. General
363 Forrest Avenue, Elkins Park
"Fritz", enjoys cars, mechanical planes, likes Fords. Plans to join the
Marines. Goes to all football games.
BURTON ROBERT BECK Business Education
2203 Menlo Avenue, Glenside
"Bert", Key Club 3. Bert plans to be an accountant. His hobby is cars.
ELLEN IANE BEEBEE Business Education
737 Garden Road, Glenside
"Beeb" or "Lola", Spirit Committee 2, 3, Yearbook 2, 3, Abingtonian
2, 3, LaCrosse 2, 3, Senior Play CProgram Committeel, Yearbook Editor.
Wants to teach business education.
CAROL ANN BEHAN General
2126 Maplewood Avenue, Willow Grove
"Cab", Flag Baton 2, 3, Spirit Committee, Bible Club, Gala Night,
Dramatic Club, her hobby is modeling. Future: fashion merchandising.
IOAN FRANCES BENUS College Preparatory
2136 Horace Avenue, Abington
"Yonie", Student Council I, 2, 3, Drum Majorette 1, 2, 3, Swimming 1,
2, Tennis 1, 2, 3, Gala Night 1, 3, Student Service Corps, Girl's Sextette
1, 2, "I-Iallowe'en Hoedown" Decoration Chairman. She hopes for a
career as an executive's secretary. She enjoys painting and ice skating.
LYNNE CHRISTINE BESEMER Business Education
2322 Triebel Road, Roslyn
I4E typist 2, Secretary of Sophomore homeroom, striking strawberry
blonde hair, Interested in sport cars, art, and dancing.
DORRINE ANN BEVIGLIA Business Education
116 Holme Avenue, Elkins Park
Iunior Chorus, Yearbook 3, Gala Night, F.B.L.A. Her hobbies include
knitting, popular records and Karl.
GEORGE IAMES BINDER Business Education
531 Fox Chase Road, Hollywood
"lim", F.B.L.A., hobbies include dancing and painting cars. Plans to be
a business executive.
LOIS ANN BLACK General
2257 Mt. Carmel Avenue, Glenside
"Blackie", Dance Committee l, 2, 3, LaCrosse 2, Student Service
Cori 3, F.T.A. 2, 3, Abingtonian 2. Her hobbies include art, writing
THOMAS LEROY BLOMER Vocational
905 Ienkintown Road, McKinley
"Tom", Basketball 1. Interested in cars and plans to be a mechanic.
IUNE ELLEN BOALICH General
222 Barry Street, Burholme Gardens h
Orchestra I, 3, Sophomore Chorus, Senior Play, Library. Her ambition
is to be a secretary. Iune likes to travel and enjoys music.
LLOYD CHARLES BOBB College Preparatory
443 Tyson Avenue, Glenside
Key Club I, 2, 3, President, Varsity "A" Club I, 2, 3, I. V. Football 1,
Varsity Wrestling 1, 3, Varsity Track l, 3, Student Council 1, 2, 3,
President of Sophomore Class.
IAMES EDGAR BOI-IR General
l26 Woodlyn Avenue, Glenside
"Iimmy" or "Sam", Key Club 1, 2, treasurer 3, President of Sophomore
Homeroom, Treasurer of Sophomore Class, Basketball l, 2, 3, Track 1,
Cross Country l, Treasurer of Junior Homeroom. The future sees Iimmy
as a salesmanger.
FREDRICK BOLGEN General
1421 Shoemaker Road, Ienkintown
"Friddle", Rille, hobbies: driving, mechanical drawing, dancing, he has
two pet pceves, girls and homework. Wants to be a tool designer.
GARITH PAUL BORKOWSKI Vocational
560 Tyson Avenue, Ardsley
"Gary", wiring for dances tespecially Vocational Dancej. His hobby is
radios and he plans to be an electrician.
DAVID ARTHUR BOURNE College Preparatory
724 Arden Road, Ienkintown
"Dave", Golf 1, 2, 3, Band 1, 2, 3, Dance Band 1, 2, 3, Intramural
Basketball. Dave is a future business administrator who likes to play
golf and the saxophone with bands.
TRACY BOWDEN, IR. College Preparatory
357 High Avenue, Roslyn
"Trace", Football 1, 2, 3, Track 2, 3, Iunior Homeroom Vice-President,
Sophomore Homeroom President, Vice-President Wheel Club, Varsity
"A" Club, Abingtonian, Tracy enjoys sports, music. Plans to enter the
field of business management.
IOHN TUDOR BRACKIN, III College Preparatory
755 Edgehill Road, Glenside
"Neal", Key Club 1, 2, 3, Abingtonian 3, New School Committee 3,
Varsity "A" Club 1, 2, 3, Football 1, 2, 3, Basketball 1, 2, 3, Baseball
1, 2, 3, Ghosts Hi-Y Club, Abington News Bureau, likes all kinds of
sports, pet peeve-girls. Future veterinarian.
DOUGLAS PAGE BRANDON College Preparatory
1439 Pepper Road, Ienkintown
"Doug", Key Club 1, 2, 3, Dance Committees 1, 2, New School Com-
mittee, Basketball 1, Intramural Basketball, Golf 2, 3, Homeroom Vice-
President l, Varsity "A" Club, Abingtonian fCirculation Staflj, Ghosts
Hi-Y Club,'interests lie in sports, and coin collecting. Plans to become
CARL STANLEY BROWN College Preparatory
645 Forrest Avenue, Ienkintown
Abington News Bureau I, 2, 3, Yearbook 1, 2, Photography Club l,
Abingtonian 1, 2, 3, likes astronomy, photography. Future interest lies
in physics research.
LOUIS VALENTINE BROWN College Preparatory
235 Sylvania Avenue, Glenside
"Lou", Swimming 1, 2, 3, Key Club 3, Track 3, Intramural Basketball 3,
enjoys swimming, fishing and cars. Ambition: to be an accountant.
ROBERT CARL BUBECK College Preparatory
2454 Ardsley Avenue, Glenside
"Toad" likes to fish, golf, and tinker with cars, Swimming 1, 2, 3, Senior
Play, Key Club 3, Ghosts Hi-Y 2, 3, A Cappella Choir, Sophomore
Chorus, Iunior Chorus. Plans to be a doctor.
ROBERT LEE BUCK College Preparatory
1456 Halcomb Road, Huntingdon Valley
"Bucky", Football 1, 2, 3, Baseball 1, 2, 3, Wrestling 1, Iunior Home-
room President, Student Council, his hobbies are sports and clown
diving. Bob is interested in the held of physical education.
IUDITH ANN BUCKNAM General
2020 Chester Avenue, Abington
"Indy", Affiliation 1, 2, Spirit Committee 2, 3, Library Assistant 1, 2,
Gala Night Usher, enjoys roller skating, reading. Future teacher.
SALLY ANN BURGER General
2423 Independence Avenue, Roslyn
Swimming 1, 2, 3, Cheerleading 1, 2, 3, IAC Committee 1, 2, Gala
Night 1, 2, 3, Six Sharps, Student Service Corps Chairman, Senior Play.
Redheaded Sally hopes to become a nurse.
ROBERT R. BURKE Business Education
2709 Cedar Lane, North Hills
"Burke", Iunior Chorus, Senior Play, F.B.L.A. 3. Bob says he wants to
be a success at the occupation he likes best. As his hobby he collects
DEBORAH BUSHNELL College Preparatory
1470 Rockwell Road, Abington
"Debby", Swimming 1, 2, 3, Majorettes 1, 2, 3, Gala Night 1, Student
Council, Drama Club l, 2, Student Service Corps. Enjoys art, horse-
back riding, baton twirling, and cooking.
IEAN MARY CAGNO General
128 Roslyn Avenue, Glenside
jean plays the piano, Band 1, 2, 3, Bible Club 1, 2, 3, Basketball l, 2, 3,
F.T.A. 2, 3. She plans to become an elementary school teacher.
IUDITH ANNE CARLSON General
219 Maple Avenue, North Hills
"Iudy", Hockey Manager 1, 2, 3, Softball 1, Nursing Club, Lacrosse,
French Club, she enjoys reading, sewing. Plans to be a nurse.
MARY CARNWATH General
1787 Sharpless Road, Meadowbrook
Mary enjoys swimming, collecting records, Gala Night l, 2, junior
Chorus, French Club Dance Committee 1, 2, Knitting Club l. She
plans to be a secretary.
IEFFRY CASTLE College Preparatory
351 Tyson Avenue, Glenside
"jeff", he is well known as our halfback, Football 1, 2, 3, Indoor Track
1, 2, 3, Gala Night 3. He plans to be an engineer or a salesman.
DAVID GEORGE CHADWICK Business Education
1330 Rothley Avenue, Roslyn
"Chad", he is interested in cars, and fishing, has brown hair and brown
eyes, Baseball I, 2, 3. Dave wants to be an accountant.
SAMUEL S. CHUBB College Preparatory
460 Linden Avenue, Glenside
"Sam", is interested in carpentry and cars, Key Club 3, Gala Night 3,
Senior Play, National Hot Rod Association. He would like to be a
IOSEPHINE CIOCCO Business Education
2823 Lincoln Avenue, Ardsley
"Iosie", enjoys record collecting, reading and dancing, she has brown
hair and brown eyes, Abingtonian typist, Gala Night, Senior Play.
Wants to become a private secretary.
WILLIAM E. CLAYTON, IR. College Preparatory
733 N. Easton Road, Glenside
"Bill", Editor, Page 2 Abingtonian 2, 3, Head Guide, Student Service
Corps, Dance Committee, Co-chairman junior Prom, Manager Football
Team l, 2, Sophomore Homeroom President, Senior Play, Gala Night.
He wants to make a future in journalism.
IOHN STOKES CLEMENT III College Preparatory
1363 Old Ford Road, Huntingdon Valley
Student Council 1, 3, Sergeant-at-Arms 3, Swimming l, 2, 3, Tennis l,
2, 3, Varsity "A" Club 3, Honor Society, Hi-Y Club 3. Iohn was one of
Abington's best swimmers in its championship year.
A. GORDON CLINCHARD College Preparatory
1506 Upland Avenue, Ienkintown
"Clinch", Wrestling 2, 3, Track 1, 2, 3, Treasurer of Honor Society,
Gala Night 3, Senior Play, he finds a great deal of pleasure in building
miniature transistor sets. He plans to become an electronics engineer.
GEORGE RODNEY COOK College Preparatory
2137 Horace Avenue. Abington
"Cookie", he likes records and dancing, Gala Night l, 2, 3, Senior Play,
Abingtonian 1, 2, Iunior Chorus, Band Drum Major, Band, Yearbook 3.
WILLLAM COOPER Vocational
7447 N. 21st Street, Philadelphia
"Bill", likes working! on cars, enjoys hunting, fishing, swimming, Base-
ball, works after sc ool, blonde hair and blue eyes. Plans to join the
WILHELMINA IANE CREVELLO Business Education
2004 Tulip Road Glenside
"Billie", Girls' Chorus 1, Spring Concert 2, enjoys reading, painting,
dancing, her pet peeve-anyone who asks "why", she has blonde hair
and light brown eyes. Plans to become a secretary.
WILLIAM B. CRONIN Vocational
1515 York Road, Abington
"Will", he has RED hair and blue eyes, and he wants to become a
CONSTANCE A. CUNNINGHAM College Preparatory
1230 Highland Avenue, Abington
"Connie", her hobby is sports-what else?, Tennis I, 2, 3, Basketball
2, 3, A Cappella Choir 2, 3, Homeroom Secretary 1, 2, 3, Hockey 2, 3,
Gala Night I, 2, 3, Civic Attitude Award l, Student Service Corps. She
just wants to go to college.
DOROTHY ANN CZARNECKI College Preparatory
l843 Harte Road, Baederwood
"Dotty", likes baton twirling, Student Service Corps, Baton l, 2, Head 3,
Gala Night 1, 2, 3, Tennis l, 2, 3, Student Council 1, Iunior, Senior
Chorus, Senior Prom Committee, she has pretty blue eyes and light
blonde hair. Dotty's ambition is to go to college.
MARY LOU DAVIS General
1918 Lycoming Avenue, Abington
Mary Lou wants to be a home economist, Spirit Committee l, 2, 3,
Aliiliation 2, Girls' Chorus 1, Gala Night 2, 3, Senior Prom Committee,
she has brown eyes and brown hair, loves to cook.
THOMAS HAYDEN DAVIS, III College Preparatory
336 Tennis Avenue, North Hills
"Tom", likes bowling, has a dark crew cut and grey eyes, Key Club 3,
I. V. Soccer, I. V. Baseball. He wants to be a mechanical engineer.
GRACE MARIE DEFEO Business Education
345 North Hills Avenue, North Hills
"Gracie", is always laughing, she likes to dance and collect records,
S irit Committee l, 2, Dancing Club 1, 2, 3, Baseball 2, 3, Gala Night.
Slie plans to go to a business college.
RICHARD DEFLAVIS College Preparatory
1428 York Road, Abington
"Dick", likes ping pong and arche , Swimming 1, 2, 3, Hi-Y President
2 years, Varsity "A" Club l, 2, 3,rlie has brown hair and eyes. Wants
to go to college.
ALBERT DOERING College Preparatory
1335 Meadowbrook Road, Meadowbrook
"Al", is tall and blonde with twinkling blue eyes, New Students' Com-
mittee, Soccer 2, Tennis 2, 3, Hi-Y Club, Key Club, String Orchestra 2,
Honor Society, loves to go sailing. He wants to be an engineer.
BRUCE CHARLES DONALDSON College Preparatory
2683 Limekiln Pike, North Hills
"Doc", wants to go into the medical Field, Baseball 1, 2, 3, Baseball 1, 2,
3, Homeroom President 2, Student Council, he has brown hair and
brown eyes, likes language best.
CAROL ANN DOTT College Preparatory
ll65 Delene Road, Ienkintown V
Carol has dark brown hair and a pleasant smile, Gala Night l, 2, 3,
Cheerleading 2, Spirit Committee l, Swimming I, 2, Student Service
Corp, Abingtonian 3. She wants to be an elementary school teacher.
CHARLES ROBERT DOUGLAS College Preparatory
120 Hamel Avenue, North Hills
"Charlie"g Gala Night 1, 2, 34 Band 2, 3g Wheel Club 33 Stagecraft
Workshopg Weightlifting Club 3g Student Service Corpsg Radio An-
nouncer 3g Charlie has a crew cut, horn rimmed glasses, and is known
for his humorous nature.
RICHARD DOYLE College Preparatory
1852 Rockwell Road, Willow Grove
"Dick"g Abingtonian photographerg Student Service Corpsg Cross Coun-
tryg Indoor Trackg Trackg he enjoys stamp collecting. Dick wants to
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1430 Wheatsheaf Lane, Abington
Affiliation 2g F.T.A. 33 Iane has blue
read and wants to become a teacher
2226 Old Welsh Road. Willow Grove
"Gerry" likes to read. She has blue
to be an engineer.
FLORENCE ELAINE ELY
1062 Highland Avenue, Abington
"Shorty"g Dancing Club lg Pen Pal Q . ,
and has sparkling brown eyesg she enjoys skating and shorthand.
IANET DRAKE College Preparatory
238 Sylvania Avenue, Glenside
Cheerleading 1, 2, 35 Swimming 2, 3g Student Council 1, 35 Gala Night
1, 2, 33 A Cappella Choir 2, 3g Sophomore Chorusg Senior Play, janet
like? tennis, history, and math. She intends to be an elementary school
MICHAEL S. DROUGHT College Preparatory
1918 Acom Lane, Abington
"Mike"3 Tennis 1, 2, 3g Chess Club. In the future Mike sees himself as
a personnel manager connected with Penn State.
eyes and brown hair. She likes to
eyes and brown hair. She is going
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RHOBERTA IEANNE ENGELBRINK College Preparatory
727 Castlewood Road, Glenside
"Bobby"g Latin Club 13 Gala Night 1, 2, Dramatics Club lg Softball 33
Abingtoniang Bobby likes swimming and parties. She hopes to go to
college in the fall.
CONSTANCE F. ENLY Business Education
152 Grovania Avenue, Willow Grove
"Connie"g Intramural Hockeyg Softball 2, 3g Sophomore Homeroom
Secretaryg Gala Night 3. Blonde Connie wants to become a Secretary.
THOMAS N. ERTEL College Preparatory
1059 York Road, Abington
"Tom"g Soccer 2, 3g Baseball 3g Hi-Yg Varsity "A" Club 3g Wheel Club
35 Tom moved here from Indiana in his sophomore yearg he likes to
tinker with cars.
ROGER EVOY College Preparatory
1862 Harte Road, Baedervvood
Senior Playg Wheel Club 3g Baseball: Roger likes Hi-Fi music and elec-
trical work. The future sees him as an electrical engineer.
MICHAEL L. FAGAN General
478 Roberts Avenue, Glenside
"Mike" has a brown crew cut and light brown eyesg Track 3. He just
arrived at Abington in September from Boston. He plans to join
FRANCES AMMERMAN FARRA College Preparatory
1953 Lycoming Avenue, Abington
"Frannie", likes knitting and abhors term papers, Forum Club 2, 3,
Affiliation 2, 3, A Cappella 2, 3, Homeroom Treasurer 1, Gala Night 3.
She wants to be an airline stewardess.
ALFRED H. FASSHAUER General
714 Kirkwood Avenue, Fox Chase Manor
"Al", loves girls and likes tropical Fish, Football 1, 2, 3, Baseball l, 2, 3,
New School Committee, Gala Night 3, Senior Play. He wants to be a
PATRICIA IANE FERNSLER Business Education
2261 Charles Street, Glenside
"Pat", likes dancing, basketball, and baseball, Service Desk 2, Gala
Night 3. She is planning to be a receptionist.
GUY E. FINCKE College Preparatory
1972 Adams Avenue, Abington
"Guy" is a quiet fellow with an acute sense of humor, Soccer 1, 2, 3,
Basketball 1, Tennis 1, 2, 3, Student Council 2, Honor Society, Student
Service Corps, Chairman of Crystal Ball, Varsity "A" Club. He wants
to be either a chemical engineer or a physical education teacher.
MARGARET IEAN FLEMING Business Education
634 Seminole Avenue, Fox Chase Manor
"Peggy", Flag Baton 1, 2, 3, Bible Club 1, 2, Abirigtortian Typist 3, Red
Cross Club 1, Peggy is a friendly girl. She hopes to make her mark in
the secretarial field.
SANDRA R. FLEMING College Preparatory
1912 Harte Road, Baederwood
"Sandy", FTA 3, Gala Night 2, 3, Student Service Corp., Homeroom
Secretary 2, Sandy likes people and making friends. She would like to
be a business education teacher.
PATRICIA FOLEY General
2128 Glendale Avenue, Abington
"Pat", Gala Night 1, 3, Abingtonian Typist, Oracle Typist, Pat is an
avid swimmer, skater, and horseback rider, her favorite subject is
SHIRLEY ANN FORD Business Education
871 Easton Road, Roslyn
"Shirl", Basketball 1, Shirl is a quiet girl with a friendly personality,
she enjoys dancing.
CAROLYN ANN FOX General
2122 Clearview Avenue, Abington
Softball 1, Knitting Club 1, Abingtonian Typist 3, Oracle Typist 3,
Color Guard 2, 3, Gala Night 3. Her ambition is to be a medical sec-
LOVELL ANN S. FREAR College Preparatory
1052 Kipling Road, Ienkintown
Yearbook 3, Abingtonian Typist 3, Rifle 2, 3, Iunior Chorus, Girls'
Chorus 1, Gala Night 2, 3, French Club 1, 2, Spirit Committee 1, 2, 3,
Afliliation Club 3, French Club Dance Committee, Affiliation Club
Dance Committee. Lovell intends to be a history teacher.
ALBERT EDWARD FREAS College Preparatory
1346 Arnold Avenue, Roslyn
"Al", Alliliation 1, 2, 3, Gala Night 2, 3, New School Committee,
Student Service Corps Leader. Al is a future math teacher who plans
to go to West Chester State Teachers' College.
BRUCE B. FRIES Vocational
442 Monroe Avenue, North Hills
Electric Club 2, Mechanical Drawing Club 2, Bruce is an avid swimmer
N. KAREN FRIZELL Business Education
1450 Edgehill Road, Abington
Band 1, 2, 33 Fashion Club 13 she likes modeling. Karen will work as
a receptionist after graduation.
ARNOLD PAUL FUST College Preparatory
956 Old Huntingdon Pike, Huntingdon Valley
Swimming 1, 23 Basketball 33 Student Service Corps 33 Senior Play.
Arnold will go to Springfield College where he plans to study to be a
DIANE MARIE GACKENBACH College Preparatory
471 Linden Avenue, Glenside
Affiliation 1, 2, 33 Oracle Art Staff 2, 33 Gala Night 2, 33 Crystal Ball
Chairman of Decoration Committeeg Yearbook Art Stal? 3g Senior
Play3 Diane likes to draw3 she enjoys jazz and she plays the ukulele.
RAI,PH A. GALLO Vocational
2907 Meyer Avenue, Ardsley
Senior Playg Gala Night 33 Ralph lists as his hobbies hunting, fishing
and tinkering with cars. He has not yet decided what his future will be.
ELAINE FRANCES GARDIENE Business Education
1148 Grovania Avenue, Roslyn
"Franchie"3 Honor Roll 1, 23 Sophomore Chorus3 Secretary for Mr. Cole-
man3 F.B.L.A. 33 Gala Night 33 Franchie's hobby is the Mambo. She
plans to he a private secretary.
EDWARD GEORGE GARNETT, IR. General
439 Central Avenue, North Hills
f'Ed.die"3 Basketball 1, 2, 33 Sophomore Chorus3 Eddie claims his hobby
is glr s.
BARBARA MARIE GATTIKER College Preparatory
317 Edgely Avenue, Glenside
National Honor Society 2, 33 Abingtonian 1, 2, 33 Abington News
Bureau 33 Basketball 1, 2, 33 Crystal Ball Dance Committee 3. Barbara's
ambition is to be a research chemist.
HENRY S. GEGLER, IR. College Preparatory
1236 Washington Lane, Rydal
l.TUC1l,,Q Football 1, 2, 3g Track 2, 3g Tennisg Wheel Club 33 Varsity
"A" C1ub3 Tuck is an avid fan of Rock 'n Roll. One of his hobbies is
food. He plans on going to college.
IOHN ROBERT GERARD IR. General
2124 Susquehanna Street, Abington
"Johnnie" wants to be Mambo King of the world. His hobbies are
music, drums and mechanics.
IOAN CAROL GILL College Preparatory
1074 Beverly Road, Ienkintown
Gala Night 1, 2, 3g Rifle 2, 33 Tennis 23 Homeroom Secretary 13 French
Club Dance Committee3 Color Guard 2, 3g Spirit Committee 13 Girls'
Chorus 13 Iunior Chorus3 Abingtonian 3g Abington News Bureau 3g
Senior Play. She intends to be a private secretary.
RICHARD N. GILLARD College Preparatory
355 Roslyn Avenue, Glenside
"Dick"3 Key Club 33 Senior Play 33 Gala Night 3g Baseball 3. Dick
plans to go into selling after graduation.
IUDITH GIMPEL Business Education
25 Cricket Avenue, North Hills
"Iudy" or "Lo1al"3 Basketball 1, 2, 3s F.T.A. 33 Softball 1, 2, 3g Hockey 33
Lacrosse Club 23 French 1, 2. This sports-minded girl is going to be a
I EWIS WOODRUFF CORDON College Preparatory
Lou A Cappella 2 3 Gala Night 2 3 Sings for Dances 2 3 Base-
ball 2 3 District Chorus State Chorus Lous hobbies are fishing,
UDITH T COSS Colle e Pre aratory
Iudy Student Council I 2 3 Corresponding Secretary 3 Iunior Class
Secretary Cala Nightl 2 Sp1r1tComm1ttee1 2 3 FTA 2 3 Oracle
Art Staff 2 Sophomore Chorus Iumor Chorus Honor Society 2 3 This
bus girl who hates msmcere saleswomen wants to be a college history
RONALD IAMES C'RAC7YK General
Hop Baseball 3 Hop wants to be a business administrator. His
CAROI C All CRAEFE Business Education
Twich Iunior Chorus Dramatics her pet peeve that favorite saying: K I
Have you got it Hrmly fixed in your mind? Carol wants to be a fl
PETER I CRAZIANO Business Education
Pete Sophomore Chorus Boys Chorus Senior Play his pet peeve:
C FORC E RAYMOND C UNN IR College Preparatory
Ray Cross Country 2 3 Indoor Track 2 3 Track 2 3 Bible Clubg
A Cappella Choir 2 3 Photography Club Homeroom Vice President
I IBBY MARII YN CUTH College Preparatory
I nb Ahmgtonian 3 News Bureau 3 Yearbook Editor 3 Handbook 23
Student Service Cor s So homore Aid Honor Societ Libb wants to
I:Vl3l YN EI AINE CUYN Business Education
71p s pet aversion Have it firmly fixed in your mind She hopes to
FSTFRI' C'll7A College Preparatory
Fssle Blhle Club I 2 3 Future Nurses Club I Baseball 3 Honor
CARI C HAFER College Preparatory
Football I 2 3 Sw1mmmg2 3 Key Clubl 2 3 Varsity A Club 3.
GEORGE ALLAN HAFER College Preparatory
2032 Corinthian Avenue, Abington
"Hafe"g Football 25 Soccerg Basketballg Swimming 1, 2, 3g Key Club:
Varsity "A" Club 3. His ambition: college.
IUDITH MARIE HALL Business Education
991 Tennis Avenue, Ardsley
"Iudy"g Student Council 15 Homeroom Officer I, 25 Abington News
Bureau 3g Abingtoniang Archives Committee 25 F.B.L.A. 3. Iudy's future
career: a C.A.P.
IOSEPHINE HOLMES HAMILL College Preparatory
2129 Woodlawn Avenue, Glenside
"Iody"5 likes music-listening and dancing5 Homeroom President 15
Dance Club 25 Spanish Club 25 Swimming Team 25 Spirit Committee 35
Yearbook 35 F.T.A. 35 Gala Night 1, 2, 35 Prom Chairman. Iody wants
to be a teacher.
SUZANN E NICOLE HARRISON General
1428 Hampton Road, Rydal
"Sue"5 Cheerleading 25 Sophomore Chorus5 Dramatic Club 2. Sue
aspires to go into the field of dramatics. Her varied activities include
riding and swimming.
CAROL ANN HEATH College Preparatory
1227 Rosemont Lane, Abington
Spirit Committee 15 Latin Club5 Dramatic Club 15 Abingtonian 2, 35
Student Council 15 Affiliation 1, 2, 35 News Bureau 25 Release Editor 35
Color Guard 2, 35 Gala Night 2, 35 Handbook Co-Editor 25 Honor
Society 2, 35 Sophomore Aid Committee Chairman 35 A Cappella Choir
2, 35 Mrs. Savage-Senior Play. Carol wants to go to Comell and
become a child psychologist.
ALAN HENWOOD, IR. Business Education
2209 Menlo Avenue, Glenside
"Henny"5 Ticket Takerg F.B.L.A. 35 he says that nothing can bother
him5 Henry is always happy. He wants to become a motion picture
DAVID BARR HERBOTT General
1444 Stephen Road, Meadowbrook
"Dave"5 Spirit Committee 3. Dave has two hobbies: fast cars and speed
racing. He wants to go to college.
IOHN IOSEPH HERRMANN Vocational
247 Tulpehocken Avenue, Elkins Park
"Iack,'5 Cross Country 1. His outside interests include automobiles and
GEORGE HETHERINGTON Vocational
861 Ienkintown Road, Elkins Park
"Pops"5 Print Shop. He has a pet peeve: Physics. He wants to be a
NANCY BANSOW HISLOP College Preparatory
1205 Red Rambler Road, Ienkintown
"Hiss"5 Senior Class Secretary5 National Honor Society 2, 35 Swimming
Team 1, 2, 35 Tennis Team 1, 2, 35 A Cappella Choir 2, 35 Sophomore
Chorusg Oracle Staff 2, 35 Editor 35 Abingtonian Typing 2, 35 Spirit
Committee 15 Student Service Corps5 Dance Committee5 Student Council
35 Color Guard 2, 35 Gala Night 25 Latin Club 15 Spanish Club 2. She
doesn't like bugs or heights.
MARY ELIZABETH HITCHNER College Preparatory
808 Central Avenue, Ardsley
"Beth" Hockey l, 2, 35 Basketball l, 2, 35 Nurses Club 15 Softball 25
Lacrosse. Beth wants to be a nurse5 she wants to get her M.R.S. Degree.
CARL LINWOOD HOLMES, IR. College Preparatory
1742 Fairview Avenue, Willow Grove
"Iunior"5 Student Council 1, 2, 35 Class Officer 1, 25 Varsity Football 1,
2, 35 I. V. Basketball 15 I. V. Baseball 15 Varsity Baseball. He wants to
CAROL ELAINE HOMlI.l.ER Business Education
2065 Welsh Road, Abington
Varsity Flag Baton 1, 2, 35 Captain 35 Abingtonian Typist 25 A Cappella
Choir 35 Ir. and Sr. Girls' Trio5 Gala Night 2, 35 F.B.L.A. 3. Elaine
likes country music very much. She wants to be a secretary.
WILLIAM IIOWER Business Education
474 Keswick, Glenside
"Bill"5 Sophomore Chorus5 F.B.L.A. 3. He wans to become a general
become a musician and a professional athlete.
CAROL ANN HUEBNER College Preparatory
2105 Horace Avenue, Abington
"Hueb", Iunior Prom Committee, Homeroom Representative, Publica-
tions 2, 3, Abingtonian 2, 3, Tennis 1, 2, 3.
ALMA OLGA HUGHES Business Education
2959 Madison Avenue, Roslyn
"Moe", Library Aid 1, Spirit Committee 1, Dog House 1, F.B.L.A. 3,
Rifle, Sophomore Chorus. To be a typist is the gal's aim.
CHRISTINA ISABEL HUGHES Business Education
2959 Madison Avenue, Roslyn
"Chris", Spirit Committee 1, Dog House 1, Library Aid 1, F.B.L.A. 3,
Gala Night 3. Chris enjoys drawing and reading.
CHARLES STEWART IACOBS General
618 Seminole Avenue, Fox Chase Manor
"Charlie", Homeroom Vice-President l. Charlie can usually be found
working on his car.
MORREL LEPAGE IACOBS, IR. College Preparatory
1922 Moreland Road, Abington
"lake", Key Club 3, Baseball 1, 3, Basketball 1, Football 1. Page plans
to enter the Held of engineering.
ANNETTE MARIE IACQUELIN Business Education
2132 East Moreland Road, Willow Grove
"Iackie", Senior Play, Abingtonian 2, 3, Chorus 2, Gala Night 2, 3,
Student Service Corps, Trio Singing, Senior Play Committee.
RICHARD VICTOR IADICK College Preparatory
1055 Huntingdon Road, Abington
"Dick", Football 1, 2, 3, Track 2, 3, Student Council 1, Varsity "A"
Club 3. Charter Member of the Wheel Club.
BENIAMIN S. IANNEY Gcncral
1314 Meetinghouse Road, Meadowbrook
"Benn, Student Council 1, Dance Committees, A Cappella 1, 2, Iunior
Chorus, Forum Club, Gala Night, Senior Play. Ben enjoys painting.
IUDITH ANN IENKS College Preparatory
2041 Parkview Avenue, Abington
"Judy", Sophomore Chorus, Flag Baton-Varsity 1, 2, 3, Ir. Prom Com-
mittee, Basketball Manager l, Gala Night 1, 2, 3, A Cappella 2, 3, Bible
Club, Senior Trio, Dramatic Club, Library Aid.
FRED L. IOHNSTON, IR. College Preparatory
Dreshertown Road, Fort Washington
"Fred", Swimming 1, 2, 3, 4, Homeroom President 1, Student Council
Treasurer, Iunior Class Treasurer, A Cappella 2, 3, Gala Night 2, 3,
Dramatic Club 1, Newulschool Committee 3. Future sees a Foreign
Diplomat. L I
IEANNINE PATTI IUDGE College Preparatory
The Benson Apartments, Ienkintown
Iunior Chorus, Yearbook 3, Swimming Team 3, Dance Committees,
French Club. This girl's ambition is to be a lab technician.
GEORGE A. IUNGELS College Preparatory
1157 Wheatsheaf Lane, Abington
Soccer 1, 2, 3, Baseball 1, Wrestling I, Varsity "A" Club 3, Gala Night,
Track 3, Wheel Club Member, Homeroom Treasurer, Sergeant-at-Anns.
George represented Abington in the Suburban and All Scholastic Soccer
F. LILLIAN KAIGHN College Preparatory
1619 Upland Avenue, Ienkintown
"Lil"5 Hockey 1, 2, 35 Gala Night 1, 2, 35 Softball 1, 35 Homeroom
Secretary 1, 2, 35 P.A.S.C.5 Student Leadership Program 25 Student
Service Corps5 Senior Playg Senior Prom Committee. The future sees
her as a medical secretary.
331 Cliveden Avenue, Glenside
"Peggy"5 Nursing Club 1, 2, 35 Spirit Committee 15 Oracle 35 F.B.L.A. 3.
Peggy would like to be an ollice
2521 Fernwood Avenue, Roslyn
"Bi1l"5 Football 1. He would like to be an auto mechanic. His hobby is
DIANE CAROLE KARNELL General
1000 Old York Road, Abington
"Monk"5 Gala Night 1, 2, 35 Student Service Corps5 Dramatic Club 1, 25
Senior Play5 Senior Prom Committee. She would like to be a teacher.
KAY E. KAUFFMAN College Preparatory
2906 Limekiln Pike, North Hills
"Iolly"5 Student Council 15 Chorus 1, 25 Basketball 15 Hockey 35 Cheer-
leading 25 Student Service Corps5 Gala Night 1, 35 Homeroom President
2, 35 Golf Club 15 Baseball 2, 35 Dance Committee 1, 25 Dramatic
Club 1. A nursing career is in store for Kay.
GEORGE R. KELLER General
2057 Kenmore Avenue, Glenside
Tennis5 Gcorge's hobby is collecting books. He plans to be a business-
ROBERT LEWIS KELLOGG, IR. General
875 Tyson Avenue, Roslyn
"Bob". He is an avid skater and swimmer. Bob also likes to work
ROBERT MATHEWS KELLY College Preparatory
1183 Iericho Road, Abington
"Ke1"5 Basketball 1, 25 Football 15 Track 1, 25 Vice-President of Home-
room 1, 25 High "Y"5 F.T.A. 2. Kel is a sport fan. He likes to drive
sports carsg he wants to be a business administrator.
KIRK KENYON General
3008 Limekiln Pike, North Hills
Head Ticket Taker 2, 35 F.B.L.A. Kirk is tall with blue eyes.
IUDITH KEPPLER College Preparatory
1404 Warner Road, Meadowbrook
"Iudy"5 Sophomore Chorus5 junior Chorus5 A Cappella 35 Ri1'le Club 25
Student Service Corps5 Cheerleading 1, 2, 35 Head Cheerleader 35
Gala Night 25 Secretary of Homeroom 25 Yearbook 35 Swimming 35
Honor Society. Iudy enjoys swimming, skating and tennis.
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MELVYN FRANK KESLER ' General
1212 Lenox Road, Ienkintown
"Butch"5 Football Manager 15 Sergeant-at-Arms 1, 25 Tennis 35 Basket-
ball Manager 3. Butch likes to play tennis. He plans to go into business.
RUTH GRACE KEYSER College Preparatory
2155 Susquehanna Road, Abington
Flag Baton 2, 35 Iunior Prom Committee5 Abingtonian 1, 25 Girls'
Chorus 15 Bible Club 2, 35 Library Assistant 35 Gala Night 3.
SUZANNE KLEINFELDER College Preparatory
535 Abington Avenue, Glenside
"Susiel', Swimming I, 2, 3, Gala Night I, 2, Student Service Corps,
Sophomore Chorus, junior Chorus, Cheerleading 2, Golf Club I, Senior
Prom Committee. Susie's hobbies are water skiing and pizza. She hopes
to be a home economist.
LEWIS KNOX Vocational
588 Tyson Avenue, Ardsley
"Lew" wants to be a printer after graduation. He is six feet tall, has
brown hair, and blue eyes.
GRETCHEN KOENIG College Preparatory
l23l Barrowdale Road, Rydal
Swimming 2, 3, Tennis I, 2, 3, Iunior Chorus, Dramatic Club l, Spirit
Committee I, Gala Night l, Homeroom Treasurer l, Homeroom Vice-
President 3, Senior Play. Gretchen will be off to college in the fall. She
likes to swim :md dance.
W, ROY KOLB College Preparatory
1425 Serope Road, Abington
"Roy", Soccer I, 2, Swimming I, 2, 3, Varsity "A" Club I, 2, 3, Presi-
dent 3, Key Club 2, 3, Hi-Y, Tri-School Committee, Student Service
Corps, Gala Night. Roy's hobby is hunting, plans on going to college.
IOYCE RUTH KRAEKEL General
332 Fisher Road, Ienkintown
"Bunny", Swimming l, 2, Gala Night I, 2, 3, Sophomore Chorus, Spirit
Committee l, 2, 3, A Cappella 2, 3, Affiliation 2, 3, LaCrosse Club 2, 3,
Cheerleading 2, 3. Ioyce is a girl with lots of pep and personality. The
future sees her as a technician.
DOROTHY HELENE KRATZ Business Education
991 Rydal Road, Rydal
"Helene", Afliliation l, 2, 3, Gala Night 2, 3, Senior Play 3, Color
Guard 2, 3, F.B.L.A. 3, Honor Society. Helene's a future foreign secretary
who enjoys roller skating, soft ball, and dancing.
SANDRA KRAUS Business Education
lfI72 Susquehanna Avenue, Abington
"Sandy", Gala Night 2, 3, Senior Play, Softball 2, Spirit Committee 2.
This pleasant gal's hobbies are roller skating, collecting records, and
dancing. She hopes to travel after graduation.
PETER HERSCHEI. KREISEI. College Preparatory
l045 Wellington Road, Ienkintown
"Pete", Soccer I, 2, 3, Gala Night 2, 3, Swimming I, Key Club. Pete
has a crew cut and brown eyes. He's a great guy with a warm per-
sonality. His ambition: an engineer.
CLAIRE IEROME KREMSER General
SIU Berkley Avenue, Hollywood
Band l, 2, Spirit Committee 2, Nursing I, Gala Night 3, Senior Play.
Claire has brown eyes and reddish brown hair. She plans to take up
ROBERT WILLIAM KULP General
I823 Allen Lane, Abington
"Kulpy", Band l, 2, 3, Weight Lifting Club 2. Kulpy intends to join
the Marines. He is a trumpet player and he likes to tinker with cars.
DAVID CHARLES LACHIVIAN College Preparatory
3l6 Ilamel Avenue, North Hills
"Dave", Bible Club 2, 3. Dave is a coin collector. He'll be off to college
in the fall.
NANCY VIRGINIA LAIVIPHERE Business Education
290 Mt. Carmel Avenue, North Hills
Basketball I, Gala Night l, A Cappella Choir 2, 3, Nursing Club l, 2,
Sophomore Chorus. Red-headed Nancy's ambition is to be a secretary.
She likes all sports.
GEORGE PAUL I.ANGE College Preparatory
1332 King Road, Huntingdon Valley
Senior Play Committeeg Homeroom Treasurer 3g Track 3. George will
study electrical engineering at Penn State after graduation.
ELAINE I. LAUFF College Preparatory
1571 Ferndale Avenue, Willow Grove
Orchestra 1. 2, 35 Affiliation 2, 3g Abingtonian 2, 35 Yearbook 3g Senior
Play Committee 3. Elaine has hazel eyes and light brown hair. She
hopes to go to college.
RICHARD SCOTT LEARN College Preparatory
1964 Adams Avenue, Abington
"Rich"g Soccer 1, 2, 35 Gala Night 2, 3g P.A.S.C. worker: Latin Club
Dance Committeeg Woodwork Club lg Homeroom Vice-President 2g
Homeroom President 3. Red-headed Rich wants to join the Navy and
take up electronics.
ROBERT IOHN LEES College Preparatory
125 Runner Street, Cottman Gardens
Honor Society 2g President 39 President Bible Club 35 "Bob" is a mem-
ber of the Radio Club - "Ham" radio fiend. Hopes for a career in
IOSEPH PARKER LEITHMANN Business Education
418 Monroe Avenue, North Hills
"Ioe"g Publications Stall. joe is interested in cars. Plans to attend
DIANE LOUISE LESCURE General
814 Cedar Road, Fox Chase Manor
"Dee" makes all her own clothesg Cheerleading 1, 2, 35 Student Council
1, 2, 35 Oracle Art Staff 1, 2, 35 Dance Committees 1, 2, 3g New School
Committee 3g Secretary of Sophomore Class, Secretary of Homeroom
1, 3. Attractive girl with brown hair and brown eyes.
IOSEPH LINDEN Vocational
2480 Independence Avenue, Roslyn
"Ioe"g Cross Country lg Vocational Dance Committee. His hobbies in-
clude tropical fish and finding out how things "tick"g hazel eyes. Will
probably do printing work.
SANDRA ANN LINDEN College Preparatory
1772 Ferndale Avenue, Willow Grove
"Sandy" or "Sooky"g Student Council lg Color Guard 2, 33 Gala Nightg
F.T.A. 2, 35 Sophomore Chorus. Green eyes, light brown hair. Wants
to go to college, plans to be interior designer.
ROBERT GEORGE LINK College Preparatory
1966 Maplewood Avenue, Abington
"Bob", Wrestling 1, 2, 35 Key Club 33 Varsity "A" Club 1, 2, 3. Glass
blue eyes and a crewcut. Enjoys wrestling and hunting. Plans to go
to Penn State for Business Administration.
DAVID R. LLEWELLYN Vocational
2158 Guernsey Avenue, Abington
"Dave". A swell guy who is a great accordion player. He is often seen
dashing around in his sporty gray coupe. Brown hair, brown eyes. Plans
to be a machinist.
RUTH IOYCE LOSER Business Education
2016 Moreland Road, Abington
Senior Play 3, Gala Night 3. Pleasing personalityg enjoys dancing and
rock 'n roll music. Wants to go to business school or a Iunior College.
GEORGE FRANKLIN LUCAS Business Education
2601 Phipps Avenue, Willow Grove
"Luke"g Cross Country 1, 3g Track 35 Official and Manager Club 1.
Likes basketball and football. Often seen working in the mailroom.
MICHAEL MACDONALD College Preparatory
577 Baeder Road, Abington
"Mike"g French Club. Mike's hobbies are fishing and golf, he also likes
football. His ambition is to go to college, preferably Gettysburg.
IEANNE CAROLE MACMILLAN College Preparatory
l839 Eekard Avenue, Abington
Gala Night lg Softball 3, Senior Play Committee. Her desire is to be
a retail buyer.
CAROL IOUISE MAGEE College Prrparatory
1557 Meadowbrook Road, Meadowbrook
Oracle 2g French Club Dance 2, Spirit Committee 3. Carol would like
to go on to art school.
BERNHARD CHRISTOPH ENGELBERT MAHNER
1235 Meinel Road, Huntingdon Valley College Preparatory
"Bernie',g Soccer 3g Affiliation 3. Bernie is Abington's exchange student
from Berlin this year. He enjoys playing the violin.
EDNA E. MAIER Business Education
766 Iackson Avenue, Ardsley
"Edie" is a sweet gal with blue eyes and brown hair. She is an avid
fan of roller skating and ice skating.
FRANK MAIER Vocational
400 Locust Road, North Hills
"Frankie's" hobby is cars. He has dark brown hair and brown eyes and
wants to be a machine draftsman.
V. BAINES MAIER College Preparatory
766 Iackson Avenue, Ardsley
"Baines", RiHe l. He likes to play golf. He is interested in rockets:
and, therefore, his ambition-he says-is to go to Mars.
THOMAS F. MANNS II General
143 Cliveden Avenue, Glenside
'KTom',g Cross Country 1, 2, 3, Key Club 3g Track 3. Tom will be olT to
art school after graduation from Abington. He likes to tinker with ears.
CHARLES IOSEPH MARKS Business Education
615 Roslyn Avenue, Glenside
"Squeak"g Wrestling 1, 2, 35 Weightlifting 2, 35 Varsity "A" Club.
"SquSak', has brown hair and blue eyes. He hopes to join the Coast
BARRY MATT General
620 Roberts Avenue, Glenside
Baseball I. Barry likes to sketch. He wants to be a commercial artist.
Noted for his quiet penetration.
IAMES E. MCANALLY Vocational
507 Maple Avenue, North Hills
"Horny" has brown hair and eyes and is 6' tall. He likes cars and
insists that he is going to be a bachelor.
SANDRA LEE MCBRIDE Business Education
635 Seminole Avenue, Fox Chase
"Sandy", Flag Baton lg Bible Club l, 2, 3, Spirit Committee 3, Senior
Play, Gala Night 3. Sandy is sprightly and is always ready with a
smile. She likes roller skating, swimming and horseback riding. The
future sees her as a secretary.
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DELORIS MCCOSH General
616 Meetinghouse Road, Rydal
3ObNEL.She has brown hair and green eyes. Deloris wants to travel and become
FRED W. MCDOWELL College Preparatory
746 Roseland Avenue, Fox Chase Manor
Key Clubg 1, 2, 33 Cross Count 1, 2, 33 Vice President of Key Club 33
Track and Field 2, 33 Honor gciety. Fred is a future geologist. His
hobbies are sports and people.
IRENE GAIL McDOWELL College Preparatory
Pine Road, Fox Chase
Secretary Treasurer 13 Cheerleader 1, 2, 33 F.T.A. 2g A Cappella Choir 33
Student Council 2, 33 Gala Night 2, 3g junior Chorus. A great kid with
a wonderful personality. She wants to teach.
JOHN STEPHEN MCELHENNY College Preparatory
2135 Old Welsh Road, Abington
"Steve" Basketball 13 Photography Club 2. Steve has brown hair and
blue eyes. His ambition: he says e has none.
DANIEL IOSEPH MCGOWAN Vocational
1823 Fairview Avenue, Wi11ow.Grove
"Dan" is a future pressman with brown hair and eyes. He is 6' tall
and his hobby is models.
ROBERT THOMAS MCKINLEY College Preparatory
2030 Harmony Lane, Glenside
"Bob"3 Band 2, 33 Key Club 33 Baseball 2. One of Bob's many qualities
is his readiness to help a friend.
ROBERT G. MCMINN College Preparatory
756 Seminole Avenue, Fox Chase Manor
"Mac"3 Key Club: Football 1, 2, 33 Basketball 1, 23 Baseball 1, 2, 3.
Obviously, Mac likes sports. He is a friendly guy with a ready smile.
Wants to be an engineer.
LYNN IAMES MEADOWCROFT Vocational
953 Manor Road, Huntingdon Valley
Dance Club 1, 33 Vocational Dance Committee 33 Intramural Basket-
ball 33 Projection Club 2. Lynn wants to do body and fender work
when he gets out of school.
CARL F. MEITZNER College Preparatory
124 Lynnwood Avenue, Glenside
Student Council 13 Homeroom President 23 Swimming 1, 2, 33 Spirit
Committee 23 National Honor Society Vice-Presidentg Cross Countryg
Varsity "A" Club 3. Carl likes swimming, boating and camping.
STEPHEN PETER MESAROS Vocational
1213 Mildred Avenue, Roslyn
"Steve" Basketball 13 Baseball 1, 2. Steve has green eyes and brown
hair. Likes to hunt and fish.
IOANNE ELIZABETH MEYER College Preparatory
2121 Woodlawn Avenue, Glenside
"Io"3 Basketball 2, 33 A Cappella Choir 2, 33 Affiliation 1, 2, 33 F.T.A. 33
Gala Night 3, Io is undecided whether to go into the field of teaching
ELAINE IRMA MILLER College Preparatory
1273 Gilbert Road, Meadowbrook
"Mousie"3 Swimming 3. This girl claims her hobbies are horseback
Fidigg, swimming, dancing, and Bob. A secretarial career is in store
FRANCES ROLL MILLER College Preparatory
2073 Oakdale Avenue, Glenside
"Fran"3 Abingtonian l, 2, 3, Editor: Affiliation l, 2, 3g Abington News
Bureau 23 Iunior Red Cross 23 Honor Roll 2. Fran's hobby is sewing.
She has worked at the Abington Hospital for three years as a tray
IAMES RICHARD MILI.ER College Preparatory
2002 Woodland Road, Abington
"Iim"3 Band l, 2, 33 Dance Band l, 2, 33 Homeroom President 23 Gala
Night 3. Iim's ambition-none as yet-he says.
AI TDREY E. MILNE College Preparatory
H57 Delene Road, Rydal
Swimming l, 2, 33 Student Council lg Gala Night 3. Audrey is always
busy and always talking. As ber hobbies she lists swimming and
IOSEPH IOHN MOFEA Business Education
26lB Dumont Street, Glenside
"Ioe"3 Boys' Chorus I3 Iunior Chorus3 Abingtonian Typist. A future
bookkeeper--he hopes. His hobby-girlsl
IOHN K. MONTGOMERY, IR. General
677 Monroe Avenue, Ardsley
Key Club3 Varsity "A" Club3 Rifle l, 2, 33 Baseballg Band. Iohn wants
to take up farming after be graduates. His hobby is cars.
ROBERT A. MOORE Vocational
i380 High Avenue, Roslyn
"Big Bob". Likes to tinker with cars. One of his favorite hobbies is
swimming. Known for quiet good manners.
STEPHEN MORRIS College Preparatory
l27l Iune Road, Huntingdon Valley
"Iggy"3 Yearbook 33 Senior Play3 Student Service Corps3 Dance Com-
mittee3 Gala Night 33 Iggy has green eyes, light brown hair and wants
to become a dentist. He likes models, girls, and photography.
LORETTA ANN MUEHLBAUER Business Education
2815 Old Welsh Road, Willow Grove
Spirit Committee 2, 33 Affiliation 2, 3, President 39 F.B.L.A. 3, President
3g Basketball l, 2, 33 Honor Society 2, 33 Honor Roll l, 2, 3. As to her
future, she hasn't made up her mind between an interior decorator and
secretary. She likes to draw and sew.
SARAH JANET MURRAY College Preparatory
i626 Hampton Road, Abington
Student Council l, 2, 3, President 3g Student Service Corpsg Gala Night
l, 2, 33 Bible Club I, 2, 33 A Cappella Choir l, 2, 3. A missionary
teacher to a foreign country is Sarah's ambition. She plays the piano
and enjoys water skiing.
LEONARD E. NANGEL College Preparatory
470 Keswick Avenue, Glenside
"l,enny"3 Gala Night 3g Dance Band 33 Orchestra 33 Band 33 South-
eastern District Band l. Obviously, Lenny's hobbies include music, plus
orinthology. After graduation he wants to study music education.
VIRGINIA MAE NEEMAN
2017 Roy Avenue, Abington
"Ginny" is known for her
office practice while at A.H.S.
good, manners. She particularly enjoyed
Her ambition is to be a housewife.
BARBARA MAE NEWMAN
417 Elm Avenue, North Hills
"Barb"3 Girls' Chorus 13 Iunior Chorus3 Gala Night 2, 33 F.B.L.A. 3.
"Barb" is interested in roller skating, dancing, and listening to popular
records. Her future foretells a secretarial career.
VINCENT ANTHONY PERRY
2638 Moreland Road, Willow Grove
"Vince" aspires to be a printer after
NICHOLAS ALAN PIETRZAK
1104 Reverlv Road. lenkintown
"Nick"3 Cadet Football: Soccer 1, 2. 3: Swimmingg Nick plans on going
to college. His favorite hobby is tennis.
he graduates from Abington High.
IOAN PATRICIA NORRIS College Preparatory
914 Township Line, Elkins Park
"Ioanie"3 String Ensemble 2g Gala Night 2, 33 Band 1, 2, 33 Afiiliation 13
String Trio 13 French Club 33 F.T.A. 3. She is an avid reader and
IEAN W. OBERHOLTZER College Preparatory
708 Highland Avenue, Glenside
Swimming 1, 2, 33 Homeroom Secretary 1, 23 Dramatic Club 13 Golf
Club 13 Sophomore Chorusg Iunior Chorus 23 Yearbook 33 Spirit Com-
mittee 33 Leadership Workshop 33 Gala Night 1, 2g Sophomore Octetteg
Gala Night 33 French Club Vice-President 33 Chairman of Publicity
Committee. lean wants to travel abroad.
ROBERT D. OLSON College Preparatory
748 Washington Lane, Ienkintown
"Ozzie"3 Key Club 1. He wants to be a civil engineer after a hitch in
the army. His hobby is cars.
NANCY E. ONSA Business Education
2567 Fernwood Road, Roslyn
"Nancy"3 Dance Club 13 Canasta Club 13 Bible Club 33 F.B.L.A. 3.
She hopes to be a secretary and paint on the side. Enjoys roller skating
GERTRAUD ANN OPPERMANN Business Education
238 Tyson Avenue, Glenside
"Gert"3 Softball 23 Bible Club 23 Affiliation 1, 2. This future secretary
enjoys drawing, swimming, and cooking.
IANE ANN ORCUTT College Preparatory
2017 Maplewood Avenue, Abington
"Iayne"3 Drill Team 1, 2, 33 Gala Night 1, 2, 33 Tennis Manager 23
Iunior Chorusg Homeroom Secretary 33 I4E 2, 33 Files Editor 3. She
plans to go into elementary education. Hobbies include swimming and
HENRY A. OWENS College Preparatory
2118 Oakdale Avenue, Glenside
"1-Iank". He came to us from Germantown where he participated in
football, baseball. and swimming. His future is undecided and sports
are his main hobby.
HELEN IULEANN PELL General
1214 Wheatsheaf Lane, Abington
"Dol1y"3 Gala Night 1, 2, 33 A Cappella Choir 2, 33 Senior Plav: F.T.A.
2, 33 Intramural Committee 33 Homeroom President 33 Iunior Prom
Decorations Committee Chairman 23 Sextette 1, 2, 3. As a hobby Dolly
collects perfume. She aspires to be an actress.
DEBORAH LEE PELTZ College Preparatory
236 Holmecrest Road, Ienkintown
nljebbynj Gala Night 2, 33 Senior Sexetteg A Cappella Choir 2, 33 IAC
Committee3 Senior Play. This fun-loving and popular girl wants to
go to college.
KENNETH EDWARD PERO Vocational
937 Delene Road, Ienkintown
"Ken" is interested in the sport of basketball. One of his dislikes is
English class. Ambition is to be a cabinet maker.
BARBARA POLANSKY College Preparatory
352 Easton Road, Glenside
"Barb"3 Iunior Chorusg Sophomore Chorus3 Gala Night 1, 2, 33 Student
Council Recording Secretary 33 Dance Committees 1, 2, 33 Basketball
1, 2, 3g Drum Majorette 1. She likes to knit argyles and ice skate. Hopes
to be a commercial designer.
STEPHEN L. POLEN College Preparatory
1201 Wrack Road, Meadowbrook
"Steve"3 Abingtonian Editor 33 Handbook 33 News Release Agency 33
Photography Editor 33 Senior Playg Student Service Corpsg Gala Nightg
Yearbook 2. This boy wants to grow the money tree! His hobby is
ELAINE GERTRUDE POLIS Business Education
378 Holme Avenue, Elkins Park
A Cappella Choir 23 Gala Night 33 Yearbook 3. She wishes to become
a bookkeeper. Elaine enjoys music of all kinds.
DONALD LEROY POLKINHORN Vocational
1812 Allen Lane, Abington
"Don", Soccer 1. He plans on going into the Marines after graduating.
As a hobby he does printing at home.
MARIE ROBERTA PRINDLE Business Education
242 Cadwalder Avenue, Elkins Park
"Bert"3 Nursing Club. Bert is a quiet girl with a pleasing personality.
IOSEPH FRANCIS PULLI Vocational
121 Elm Avenue, North Hills
"loc" always has a smile for everyone. He wants to be an automotive
MICHAEL PAUL PULLI Vocational
1722 Arnold Avenue, Willow Grove
f'Mickey". Ambition is to be a building contractor. Likes model boats
IACQUES WILLIAM PURPURA General
1321 Carol Road, Meadowbrook
Band 1, 2, 33 Dance Band. Among Iack's varied activities hc lists boats,
cars, and music at the top.
IOAN ANN QUAIL Business Education
713 Iackson Avenue, Ardsley
"Ioanie"3 Iunior Chorus, Abingtonian 33 Dance Club 1. She likes to go
swimming and skating. Wants to be a secretary.
MICHAEL R. QUARANTO Business Education
703 Iackson Avenue, Ardsley
"Mike", His hobby is ceramics. He comes to us from Father Iudge
KENNETH MELVYN RAPPAPORT College Preparatory
1282 Rydal Road, Rydal
"Ken"3 Track 13 Rifle 2g Wrestling 33 Student Council 2g Key Club.
Ke? likes photography and all sports. He hopes to take psychology in
PHILIP H. RAWLEY Vocational
437 Osceola Avenue, Elkins Park
Track. Likes to collect post cards. Plans to enlist in service after
SUSAN RENARD College Preparatory
222 Sylvania Avenue, Glenside
'Sue"3 Swimming 33 Tennis 3. Sue's hobbies are oil painting, piano,
and tennis. Her ambition is to go to art school.
DELORES REYNOLDS Business Education
l30I I.cnore Road, Meadowbrook
llomeroom Secretary lg Dance Club 2. Delores plans to be a secretary.
Swimming is one of her pleasures.
STEVEN RHOADS College Preparatory
Stockton Road, Meadowbrook
"Wally"3 Football l, 2, 33 Basketball 1, 2, 3g Tennis 1, 2, 3g Sophomore
Chorus3 Iunior Chorus3 Student Council 1, 2, 33 Gala Night 23 Varsity
"A" Club 33 Wheel Club 33 Iunior Class President3 Senior Class Presi-
dent3 Honor Society. Steve's vocation is to go into business.
BARBARA HEDRICK RICKNER College Preparatory
2416 Avondale Avenue, Roslyn
Alhliation Club 23 Spirit Committee 2, 33 F.T.A. 23 Iunior Chorus3
Yearbook 33 Gala Night 2, 33 LaCrosse 2, 3g Senior Play 33 Barbara is
a talkative girl with sparkling personality.
THEODORE HAROLD RIGHTS College Preparatory
i829 Allen l.nne, Abington
"Tr-d"3 Alzingtonian 2, 33 Bible Club l, 2, 33 Affiliation 2, 33 National
Honor Society 2, 33 Band l, 2. Ted's hobbies are music, reading, stamp
collecting, and microscopy. He wants to be a missionary in the Far East.
STEVEN BRUCE RUBINS College Preparatory
l218 Iune Road, Huntingdon Valley
"Steve"3 Abingtonian 2, 33 Editor 33 Student Service Corps 33 Yearbook 3g
Cala Night 2, 33 Senior Play3 Tennis 23 French Club 23 Publications
Representative 2, 33 Handbook 3g Abington News Bureau Editor3 Honor
Society. Steve is a future medical doctor.
CHARLES E. RUZICKA College Preparatory
327 Thorpe Road, Ienkintown
"Chubby"3 Football 2, 33 Swimming 2, 33 Tennis l, 2, 3g Varsity "A"
Club 1, 2, 3. Hobbies: art, magic, girls on the side. He plans to go
into business of some sort.
MARGARET ANN RYAN Business Education
2l55 Pleasant Avenue, Glenside
"Peg"3 Dance Club lg Iunior Chorus3 F.B.L.A. 33.Baseball 3. Her hobby
is record collecting. Plans to be a future ofhce worker.
CAROLYN IANE SCHAAF College Preparatory
l425 Stephen Road, Meadowbrook
"Schaalie"3 Afbliation l, 2, 33 Gala Night 2, 33 F.T.A. 33 Yearbook 33
Swimming 23 Student Service Corps3 Spirit Committee 33 Honor Society.
"St-haafie' hopes to become organist and choir director in a church.
SUSAN LOU SCHERR College Preparatory
566 Crescent Avenue, Glenside
"Sue"3 Senior Play3 Gala Night l, 2, 3g Sophomore Chorus3 Swimming
Team Manager l, 2, 33 Iunior Chorus3 Yearbook 3g Dramatic Club3
Sophomore Octette. Sue hopes to go to college in the fall.
RICHARD SCHIMPF Vocational
1952 Susquehanna Road, Abington
"Rich" has a pet peeve-Ludwig. He likes cars, dancing, eating, swim-
ming and ice skating. Wants to travel.
CAROLYN I. SEEBURGER College Preparatory
1209 Cumberland Road, Abington
"Lola"3 Senior Playg F.T.A. 3g Knitting Club lg Iunior Chorus 23 Basket-
ball I, 2, 33 Tennis l, 2, 3g Archives Committee 23 "Harvest Hoe-Down"
Committee 2. The future sees Carolyn as a teacher.
CHARLES ANTHONY SHERNO College Preparatory
626 Iackson Avenue, Ardsley
"Chuck"5 Student Council 2, 35 Soccer l, 2, 35 Basketball 15 Baseball I5
Golf 2, 35 Senior Class Treasurer: Sophomore Chorusg Abingtonian 35
Wheel Club 3. Chuck's future is not decided as yet.
HOWARD WESLEY SHERRY Collegf' PVPPUVUWVU
202 Church Road, Fox Chase
"Hal"5 Football 1, 2, 3. Hal is always ready with the answers. He
has brown hair and hazel eyes. The future sees him as an offset printcr.
ANTHEA SHICK College Preparatory
237 Wharton Road, Glenside
Latin Clubg Spirit Committeeg Bible Club5 Girls' Athletic Association
l, 2. Her pet peeve-the girls' gang showers. She wants to be a nurse.
RONALD SHOCKLEY General
2418 Pershing Avenue, Roslyn
"Kodiak", Has many hobbies. They include swimming, hunting, fishing
-sports in general.
MARC H. SILVERMAN College Preparatory
14 Frog Hollow Road, Rydal
"Silverboy"5 Abingtonian 1, 2, 35 Tennis 1, 25 Swimming 25 Student
Council I5 Student Service Corpsg Band. Marc wants to be an admin-
ISABELLE SLICKERS College Preparatory
7335 North 19th Street, Philadelphia
Bible Club 2, 35 Iunior Chorus5 Spirit Committee 3. Isabelle wants to
be a nurse. Her hobbies include skating, bowling, and knitting.
CAROLINE SMYTHE College Preparatory
1447 Wheatsheaf Lane, Abington
"Canna" Drill Team l, 2, 35 Dramatic Club lg Student Service Corps 3.
Her ambition is to be an elementary teacher.
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AN SNELLENBURG Qx"""'Lf - General
708 Wyndale Road, Ienkintown
Flag Baton l, 2, 35 Tennis 25 French Clubg Gala Night 2. Ann's ambi-
tion is to be an artist.
RICHARD G. SNYDER, IR. College Preparatory
242i Pershing Avenue, Roslyn
"Dick"5 Football I, 2, 35 Indoor Track5 Trackg Wheel Club Presidentg
Varsity "A" Club 35 Dance Committeesg Homeroom President l. Dick's
ambition is to be a foreign trade salesman after he goes to college.
LINDA CAILE SPANGLER College Preparatory
547 Baeder Road, Ienkintown
"Gaile"5 Flag Baton l, 2, 35 Dramatic Club 15 Sophomore Chorusg Dance
Committees. Gaibe wogld l'ke to engag in elementa education in the
Years to come. W , Ji., ' ef
CAROL ANN SPINDELL College Preparatory
730 N. Easton Road, Glenside
"Carol"5 Sophomore Chorusg Spirit Committee I, 25 Gala Night I, 2, 35
Cheerleading 25 Latin Club Dance Committee l, 2, 35 Yearbook l, 2, 35
Dramatic Club I5 Senior Play 35 French Club Dance 2. Art dver 'sing
is the field in which Carol will work. U AJ
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LUICIA SPINOSA Business Education
2807 Old Welsh Road, Willow Grove
"Gina"5 Spirit Committee 35 Affiliation 35 Senior Play. Gina came from
Gennantown in her junior year and plans to be a bookkeeper.
GEORGE CARL SPRINGER General
306 Margarctta Avenue, Huntingdon Valley
"Stinger". Among his varied activities model airplanes, hunting and
fishing are listed.
PATRICIA LOUISE STACY College Preparatory
64l Pine Tree Road, Ienkintown
"Pat". Likes all kinds of sports and is very adept at playing many of
them. She has light brown hair which she wears quite short. Her ambi-
tion is to Pe a teacher.
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ELSIE STROBLE Business Education
636 Edgehill Road, Ardsley
Hockey 3. Elsie likes to go roller skating, ice skating and dancing
Plans to be private secretary.
ROBERT I. STUART, 3rd College Preparatory
743 Roseland Avenue, Fox Chase Manor
"Stew"g French Club Ig Tennis I. He plans on being a farmer Likes
to work with silver and wood.
RICHARD CRAIG STEWART Business Education
1796 Rockwell Road, Willow Grove
"Fuzzy", Band 1, 2, 35 Dance Band 2, 33 Gala Night 2 3 Intramural
Basketball 2, 35 Ticket Collector I. His hobbies are drumming and
"living it up."
SALLY MARLENE STITZINGER Business Education
644 Garden Road, Glenside
Ss, U 3 "Sally"g Drill Team 1, 2, 3g Captain 33 P.S.C.A. lg Gala Night I 2
s Senior Play. Sally's horoscope sees her as a secretary in the future
TERRY MICHAEL STOLTZ College Preparatory
416 Cricket Avenue, North Hills
"Fox"3 Soccer I, 2, 35 Wrestling I, 2, 33 Student Council I Student
Service Corpsg Key Club Secretaryg Varsity "A" Club. His pet peeve
his car never starts. Claims his favorite subject is lunch Wants to
be a multi-millionaire.
ELIZABETH IOAN STRAUB General
995 Meetinghouse Road, Ienkintown
"Betty"g Hockey Ig Gala Night 3, Basketball lg Spirit Committee
Oracle, Community Nightg Swimming lg Senior Play. Wants to become
either a commercial artist or an interior decorator.
NORMA CAROL STRAUBMULLER General
834 Norfolk Road, Ienkintown
"Norm"g Library l, 2, 3g Spirit Committee 3g Dog House 3 PSCA
1, 2, 3, Senior Playg Nurses' Club 3. Norm intends to become a nurse
PATRICIA LOUISE STRICKLAND College Preparatory
926 Cherokee Avenue, Huntingdon Valley
"Pat"g Spirit Committee I, 2, 33 Sophomore Chorus Iunior Chorus
Cheerleading 23 Yearbook 3g Abingtonian 35 Honor Roll 1 2 Nurses
Club l, 2. The future sees Pat as a nurse.
HOWARD ROBERT STRICKLER Vocational
316 Church Road, Fox Chase Manor
"Spud", Intramural Basketball 2, 3. He enjoys "messing with cars and
sports. His future foretells a career as an auto mechanic
BRENDA ANNE SUDELL Business Education
2621 Hawthorne Road, North Hills
"Sue', or "Lola"g Senior Play, Swimmingg Gala Night Kick Chorus
Intramural Softball. Brown hair, hazel eyes, 5'6". Her ambition is to
be a private secretary.
DELNO ERNEST SUPPLEE, IR. College Preparatory
320 Bickley Road, Glenside
"Del", Gala Night 1, 2, 3, Senior Play, Football Manager 1, Sophomore
Chorus, Boys' Chorus. Del says a career as an engineer is in store for
him. He likes electronics and cars.
ANDREW IAMES SWEENEY General
619 Edgehill Road, Ardsley
"Andy" plans to work in the field of electronics. He likes to roller skate
and ice skate. His favorite hobby-eating.
WALTER FREDERICK TAPPERT College Preparatory
615 Fox Chase Road, Fox Chase
Civic Forum 1, 2, 3, World Affairs Council 1, 2, 3, Sophomore Chorus,
Speech Festival l, 2, Senior Class Vice-President, Senior Play. Walter
wants to teach and go into politics. Hobby-politics.
VIRGINIA TAYL R Business Education
1810 Collidge Avenue, Willow Grove
"Ginny", F.B.L.A. 3, Homeroom Secretary 3. Ginny has blue eyes,
brown hair. She will become a secretary.
EVELYN MARION TERRENZIO Business Education
449 Elk Street, Glensjde
"Eve", Iunior Chorus, F.B.L.A. 3, Ambition-secretary. Hobby-danc-
ing, sewing, skating and sports.
CAROL LYNN THEISS Business Education
2429 Brookdale Avenue, Roslyn
Girls' Chorus, Iunior Chorus, Bible Club 1, Nursing I. Brown pony
tail, blue-green eyes. The future sees Carol as a stenographer.
ELIZABETH HELEN THOMAS Business Education
373 Cadwallader Avenue, Elkins Park
"Betty", Iunior Chorus 2, Nursing Club l. Betty likes to swim and
roller skate. Marriage is in store for her.
OWEN LEONARD THOMAS College Preparatory
2057 Pleasant Avenue, Glenside
"Lenny", He's in the Naval Reserves at Willow Grove and plans to bc
an aviation electrician.
BARBARA ANNE THOMPSON College Preparatory
623 Baeder Road, Ienkintown
"Terrible", Hockey 2, 3, Softball 2, 3, Abingtonian 2. Barbara moved
from Boston in 1955. Her hobbies are dancing and boys,
RICHARD TIPPING College Preparatory
2018 Roy Avenue, Abington
"Dick" is 5' 8" and has brown hair and eyes. He collects stones and
DAVID HERBERT TOMLINSON Business Education
629 Montgomery Avenue, Fox Chase Manor
"Dave", A Cappella Choir 2, Bible Club 2. He is a future businessman
who likes home movies, scale model trains, and automobiles.
LEE L. TOMPKINS College Preparatory
1911 Lambert Road, Ienkintown
"Beep-Beep", Swimming 3, Varsity "A" Club 3, Football 1, Homeroom
IOAN ANN TRAVILLA Business Education
2527 Mt. Carmel Avenue, Glenside
Bible Club l, 2, 3, Softball 2. Ioan plays the guitar and sings hillbilly
songs. She collects stamps. She's a future typist.
GEORGE TROUP Vocational
1789 Old Welsh Road, Abington
George has a wonderful ambition-to live a happy and full life. Pre-
MARY JANE TROUT College Preparatory
155 Washington Lane, Ienkintown
"M. I."g Tennis 1, 2, Student Council 2, 33 Abington News Bureau 2, 3g
Abingtonian 45 LaCrosse 2g Honor Society. She likes sports of all kinds.
Her ambition is to be a physical education teacher.
WILLIAM JAMES TYSON, IR. Vocational
1309 Rothley Avenue, Roslyn
"Bill", His one ambition for his future is to be President. Noted for
his efficient approach.
KARL BRUCE ULRICH Business Education
205 Tennis Avenue, North Hills
"Tinker Toy"g Homcroom Treasurer 2, 35 Football 2, 35 Track 1, 2, 3g
Wheel Club 3. Bruce wants to go to college. He enjoys sports and
GEORGE UNDERWOOD Vocational
1234 Bockius Avenue, Abington
"Butch"g Football 23 Chess Club 1. Butch is a friendly guy with brown
hair and brown eyes. He is a stamp collector and he likes to dance.
RUSSELL IOSEPH UN DERWOOD Business Education
1234 Bockius Avenue, Abington
"Russ"g 6', brown hair and eyes. He is easy going and likes to collect
coins. His future is undecided.
ROBERT IOHN VAGNONI General
2064 Wharton Road, Glenside
"Vag"g Key Club 1. The future sees him as a mechanical draftsman.
He is interested in cars, mechanical drawing, and photography.
CAROL ANN VALENZA Business Education
1812 Brentwood, Road, Abington
Flag Baton, Iunior Prom Committee. Pet peeves-forgetting her car and
running out of gas. She came to us from Cheltenham. She likes to
GEORGE T. VAN BUSKIRK, III Business Education
1851 Acorn Lane, Abington
"Spike"g Student Council lg Soccer 2g Homeroom President 1. Spike is
an avid fisherman and participant in sports. He aspires to be a real
ELEANOR A. VARINO General
2504 Radcliffe Avenue, Roslyn
Glee Club lg Iunior Chorus lg Spirit Committee 33 Library. Quiet type.
Good in art. Her hobbies are painting, horseback riding. Wants to be
a medical secretary.
PAUL CAMERON VESTAL Vocational
1848 Ambler Road, Abington
Swimming. Paul is interested in aviation and swimming. He is going
to Penn State where he will study to be a tool engineer.
LAWRENCE L. VOLKERT General
2112 Fortune Road, Glenside
"Larry", A Cappella Choir 2, 3, Gala Night 1, 2, 3, Assembly Organist.
He hopes to attend art school and take up commercial art. Would like
to play the organ on the side.
WILMA GAIL WAHLQUIST College Preparatory
1400 Stephen Road, Huntingdon Valley
"Willie", Abingtonian 1, 2, AA Salesman 3, Student Aid 3. Ambition:
to go to business school. Hobbies: reading, swimming, jazz music.
IOAN ANNE WARBURTON Business Education
2761 Pershing Road, Roslyn
Ioan's ambition is to be a secretary. Some of her hobbies are dancing,
going to parties, and collecting records.
MARIORIE IANE WARD Business Education
735 Edgehill Road, Ardsley
"Marie", Fashion Club 1, Iunior Chorus. "Marje" likes to embroider.
She is fashion minded and interested in clerical work.
JOHN WASCHE, IR. Business Education
449 Roslyn Avenue, Glenside
Basketball 1. Iohn's hobbies are sports, but he intends to be an
SAMUEL JAMES WASHINGTON General
1601 Summit Avenue, Willow Grove
"Big Sam", Football 2, 3, Basketball 2, 3, Track 3. He enjoys reading
and hopes to become a mechanic.
DAVID E. WATSON College Preparatory
1949 Maplewood Avenue, Abington
"Dave", Swimming 1, Soccer 1, Band. Dave would like to be a surgeon.
DAVID S. WATSON College Preparatory
322 Rockledge Avenue, Huntingdon Valley
"Dave", Golf 3, Yearbook Editor 3, Gala Night Publicity, Honor Society.
Dave transferred from Central High in Philadelphia, and he wants to
be an engineer when he finishes college.
DONALD IOSEPH WEBER Vocational
112 Bradfield Road, Roslyn
"Ron", Football 1, 2, Wrestling l, 2, 3. Ron would like to be a teacher
in the future.
RICHARD P. WEIL College Preparatory
2131 Glendale Avenue, Abington
Rich's hobby is model railroading. He plans to be an airline pilot.
ANN WEISS General
235 Meetinghouse Road, Ienkintown
"Zephyr", Senior Play, Gala Night, Sophomore Chorus, Cheerleading,
Dramatic Club. Ann likes to write poems and stories, talk on the tele-
phone and practice the cha-cha. She wants to be a journalist.
ROBERTA A. WELLS College Preparatory
1223 Wheatsheaf Lane, Abington
"Bobbie", A Cappella 2, 3, Sophomore Chorus, junior Chorus, Gala
Night l, 2, 3, Girls' Sextette 1, 2, 3, Iunior Prom Co-Chairman, Student
Service Corps, Tri-School Committee, Spring Festival, Honor Society.
Bobbie would like to be a songwriter.
SANDRA ROBERTA WHITE College Preparatory
744 Rydal Road, Ienkintown
"Sandy"3 Gala Night 1, 2, 33 Student Council 1, 23 F.T.A. Presidentg
Sophomore Chorusg Iunior Chorusg Six Sharps3 A Cappella Choir. Sandy
wants to be an elementary school teacher.
DEWITT S. WILLIAMS College Preparatory
144 Egerton Avenue, Glenside
Abingtonian 13 A Cappella Choir 2, 33 Senior Play. DeWitt's ambition
is to beaminister. -,j . . t f , I ,MX f,
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IOAN ELAINE WILLIAMS General
145 Tyson Avenue, Glenside
Ioan came to us from Germantown, Her pet peeve is the boy across
the street. She likes ice skating, dancing, home economics and math.
MIMSYE G. WILSON College Preparatory
1244 Fairacres Road, Ienkintown
"Mims"3 F.T.A. 13 Gala Night 2, 33 "Mims" wants to be an elementary
school teacher. Some of her hobbies include reading, making stulled
animals and jazz.
WILLIAM W. WILSON, III College Preparatory
1147 Iericho Road, Abington
"Bill"3 Senior Play 33 Baseball 33 Student Service Corps3 Wheel Club
Secretary 3. Bill, who hails from Chestnut Hill Academy enjoys sports,
rock 'n roll music, cars and tropical hsh.
DAVID I.. WOODMAN College Preparatory
Edgehill and Moreland Roads. Huntingdon Valley ,
"Woody"3 Rifle lg Homcroom Treasurer 1. Industrial engineering is the
field in which Woody would like to make a name for himself.
BETTY IANE WORTHINGTON Business Education
306 Cricket Avenue, North Hills
Betty has two ambitions-telephone operator and marriage. She is
interested in math and bookkeeping. Likes to roller skate.
PATRICIA B. WRIGHT College Preparatory
558 Moreland Road, Bethayres
"Pat"3 Drill Team 1, 2, 33 Iunior Chorusg Student Council3 New School
Committee 33 Swimming3 Dramatic Club3 Senior P1ay3 Gala Night
1, 2, 3.
M. GWEN WUNDERLE College Preparatory
1325 Wheatsheal' Lane, Abington
"Heinel'l3 Hockey 1, 2, 33 Softball 1, 2, 33 Gala Night 1, 2, 33 Dramatic
Club 1, 23 Senior P1ay3 Spirit Committee 1, 23 Student Service COYPSQ
Secretary of Homcroom 1, 2. Gwen wants to do Social Service work in
BEVERLY ANNE YARROLL College Preparatory
2136 Rush Road, Abington
HZCYOUQ Abingtonian 1, 23 Gala Night 2, 33 Bible Club 1, 23 Yearbook 3g
Student Service Corps3 New School Committeeg Dance Committeesg
Flag Baton 2, 3g President of Homeroom 2. She intends to teach in
Iunior High in the future.
LYNNE M. YONKER College Preparatory
9451 Wellington Road, Elkins Park
Spirit Committee 33 LaCrosse 2, 33 Honor Society Secretaryg Affiliation
2, 33 Student Service Corps. l.ynne's specific future is undecided now,
but she does plan to go to college.
BARBARA ANN YOUNG College Preparatory
20114 W. Cheltenham Avenue, Philadelphia
uBllll7uQ Ilockey 1, 2, 33 Softball 1, 2, 33 Student Service Corps3 Gala
Night 1, 2, 33 Sophomore Chorusg Iunior Chorus. Barb would like to
be a receptionist when she graduates from Abington.
IANICE LGRRAINE YOUNG Business Education
2035 Tulip Road, Glenside
Basketball l, 2, 3g Softball 1, 2, 33 Hockey lg Band l, 2, 3g A Cappella
Choir 3, Gala Night 1, 2, 33 Sophomore Chorusg Iunior Chorus. Ianice
would like to be a typist.
IANET HOPE ZEIDMAN College Preparatory
1319 Panther Road, Rydal
"Ian"g A Cappella Choir 2, 35 Gala Night l, 2, 33 Spirit Committee 2, 33
Student Service Corpsg Iunior Chorus, Sophomore Chorus. Museum
School of Art will find Ian as one of its students in the near future.
Senior Olhcers: fleft to rightb Charles Shemo, Treasurer, Nancy
Hislop, Secretary, Steve Rhoads, Presidentg Walter Tappert, Vice
FINAL AC T
lfarewell to Abington, our haven,
From its loyal class of 1957.
Goodbye to patient, guiding teachers
And thrills beheld from high school
So long to pigslcins, tank suits, rackets
To deadlines, sports, and crimson jackets.
A fond goodbye to concerts and games
The final act to plays and entertaining
Concluding experiments from ultra labs
Commemorations cut on granite slabs.
So here we leave, some returning never,
But in our hearts we will cherish forever-
As we sail through life or changing
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Friday's Senior Play Cast: Annette Iacquelin, Gordon Clinchard
Sally Burger, and Walter Tappert rivet their attention on Carol
Our new and modern Alma Mater.
Senior Sponsors: Cleft to rightj Charles E. Schneller, M. B.
Mcssingcr, lane A. Oswald, Albert W. Wright, and Irvin A.
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ALMA MA T ER
Rise up and stand as one
For dear old Abington,
Do not fail, but heed the fight
For the Maroon and White.
We will ever cherish thee,
Victory or defeat it be,
Staunch and true, our loyalty
To dear old Abington.
Many days and years may come
To dear old Abington,
Storms may rise, and winds may blow
But our thoughts to thee will go.
Let not memiries faded by
As we go oier land and sea.
Alma Mater, all hail to thee,
Hail to dear old Abington.
MUST lN'l'lfl.l.lClYNT: Are they Finsteins, we wonder? Barbara Gattilaer and
VValter 'lappvrt wrtaittly art-'traps when it ermmes tu intelligenee.
BEST A'l'lll,lf'l'liS: An impurtant
phase of school lilo is athletics and from
that department we have two well
rounded students, Iudy Uimpel and
Carl llnlrnes, K,
lllfS'l' li XFKINCI: llere we have a relleetion ul
twntl looks in the persnn nl lliane l,est-ure and
llt-mx' Ovens as voted hx
DONE MOST FOR SCHOOL: Steve BEST Il.-XNCICRS: St-lttml uuultln
Rhoads and Sarah Murray have dune efnuplete witlumt its sneial lift' and htrt
the must for us. At least the high are txw damning seninrs ue think ut
seltnnl is conscious of these two stu- pretty guucl, Indy llamill and
W i' 'X
BEST ACTORS: Romeo and Iuliet? No, just
Helen Pell and Steve Ruhins, Al1ington's host.
BEST NATURED: Irene McDowell
with her warm, friendly smile and lack
Montgomery with his good word for
everyone have rightly earned the title
of "Best Naturedn.
TYPICAL ABINGTONIANS: Who is
typical of Abington? We think Con-
nie Cunningham and Steve Rhoads.
MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED: Ca-
reer girl and "The Man in the Cray
Flannel Suit" are Nancy Hislop and Al
PERSONALITY PLUS: Every school
has a girl and boy who seem to keep it
rolling. Those two are Barbara Young
and Iim Bohr representing the idea ol
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As it rightfully should be, the academic program is the most
important segment of school life. It is in subject matter courses that
we learn those facts which prepare each student for industry, a profes-
sion, or the home. But the academic program of Abington Senior High
School is complemented by a wealth of student functions that help
further their understanding of their fellow men.
Business, College Preparatory, General, and Vocational Courses
each foster activities which extend into the "extra-class" life of the
school. Whether in advisory section, an organized club, or doing some
work for another activity which his department is best able to perform,
each student has an opportunity as vast as our building is large to work
and learn with others in an organization sufficiently inclusive to prepare
him for his destiny, whatever it may be. -
The sponsors ol' the Iunior Class are Mr. Woodruff, Miss Konkle.
Miss I. Davis, Mr. Roberts, and Mr. Coleman.
The Honor Society entered its third academic year at
Abington High School in '56-'57. Alhliated with the
National Honor Societies throughout the country, our
Abington chapter includes those at the top level of their
class academically who are also active extra-curricularly
and as good school citizens. A small but select group.
the Honor Society continues traditional activities of
spring initiation for new members and tutoring service
for those students who need extra assistance. The ini-
tiation ceremony, at an all school assembly, is unique
in that the new members do not know who they will
be until their names are called before the school and
they rise to take their place among the ranks of the
nation's Honor Societies, The lighting ol candles, rep-
resenting the character elements of a good student, is
the focal point of the initiation service. Following this
The Iunior Class oilicers who are responsible for this year's
successful Iunior Prom, which had as its theme "Man-
hattan" are Steve Telkins, President, Barbara Franck, Sec-
retaryg Stan Shorb, Vice-Presidentg Dean Dobbins, Treas-
The Honor Society OHicers: Lynne Yonkers, Secretaryg Bob
Lees, PresidentgGordon Clinchard, Treasurerg and Carl Meitzner
the members, old and new, along with their sponsors,
receive their parents at a tea. The Honor Society gives
those students who achieve. academically and character-
wise, the chance for the recognition they so richly
The members and sponsors of the
Honor Society: Standing: Barbara Rick-
ner, Carol Heath, Nancy Ilislop, Ted
Rights, Mrs. Lenner, Carl Brown, Miss
Cathell, Mr. Haynes, Dr. Stull, Mr.
Fegley, Mr. Messinger, Mr. Young,
Miss Haldeman, Walter Tappert, Guy
Fincke, Ianet Drake, Iohn Clement.
Sitting: Carolyn Schafl, Barbara Gat-
tiker, Iudy Goss, Pat Strickland, Frances
Farra, Loretta Muehlbauer, and Connie
Mr. Coleman sees to it that Diana Ienkins gets
some practice in steering with our modern equip-
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Aided hy the latest in modern equip-
nient, IVlr. Coleman endeavors to instruct
students in the safest possible means ol
driving an automobile. In addition to a
new dnal-controlled Chevrolet, reaction
tester, and a distance judgment tester, he
has access to the extensive school park-
ing lots and the surrounding residen-
tial neighborhood. The driver-education
course gives teenagers an opportunity to ,
achieve the goal ol expert and careful 0
driving as evidenced hy the lact that
many insurance agencies offer insurance
reductions to any student who has suc-
cessfully passed a high school driver-
New driving students, Linda Wiley, Alice Ciarypie, and Indy Pokras,
inspect the up-to-date automobile which Mr. Coleman points out to
Bonnie Givens, aided hy Mr. Coleman, gives practical appli
to what she has learned.
Barbara Freeston, Nancy Turcotte, Iune Boalich, Diana Icnltins, Iilaine
Eckel, Donna Dautel, Mr. Coleman, and Alma Hughes xt atch while Bill
Ilaxves has some lun on driver vision dcvicc.
Sandra Linden records voice for Mr. Gantt in Dramaties Class.
Iatlx Cassidy. Miss Avakian and Iohn Gerard look on while Dave Watson, Harvey Baeal and Mary lane Alhertelli manipulate control
panel and phones during Radio and Television Workshop Class.
linglish is the largest and most basic
department of our school. The small
stage ol the audion room, the complicated
eontrol panel ol the communications
room, the great, sweeping pictures of the
lihrary all contributed mightily to our
ehanged physical surroundings for the
study ol English.
l lum I olis, l,uigia Spinosa, Karen lfrazell, l,ois Blaelrc, Craig Stewart, and Robert
i present llousntan play on the portahle stage of the English suite.
linglish faculty: Baek Row Cleft to rightj YVilliam l,ueian, Thomas Fitzsimmons, Thomas S
llannan. Allan .-X. Clatthorn, William W. Young, Paul Cl. Beaver. and Charles lf. Sehneller.
Front Row qleft to rightj Mary Grace Ambler, Dorothy Cathell, Suzanne Iac-obs, Nan Taggert.
Emma C. Ilaldeman, and Alberta Lang.
But good reading, eareful speaking, ae-
eurate writing continued to be the sine
qua non of our daily experience with the
"Mother Tongue." Whether in English,
dramatics, public speaking, or radio and
television workshop - we grew to appre-
eiate the fact that other things may pass
away, but we will have the language with
us every day ol our lives.
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Homeroom 237 analyzes social studies chart dur-
ing advisory period while Howard Albertson
Homeroom 252 study literature on Miss Lauer's
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Miss Benjamin confers with Mr. Pauling and Miss Krapf in social
With an abundance of new facilities including
numerous visual aids, the Social Studies Depart-
ment has enjoyed a most progressive year. Amid
an atmosphere of new charts, maps and globes
and with current events articles tacked to in-
genious cork boards that open like a book, social
studies students were not at a loss to know what
was going on in the world about them.
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A newly-instituted Honors Problems of Democ-
racy Class had the unusual opportunity of inter-
viewing Andrew Cordier, executive aid to the
secretary general of the United Nations. Activity
in the one-semester Economics Course was cen-
tered around a stock project encouraged by the
Junior Chamber of Commerce. Students invested
in one share of a local aircraft company, inves-
tigated their asset by first-hand observation, and
divided their profits.
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llonors P.O,lJ. Students: Lee Tomkins, Barbara
Anderson, Al Doering, look over their daily
Iudy Goss locates war-torn Hung
Brandon reads latest release.
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William Haines, Charles
Pawling, Elmer Carroll, and Irvin Karam of the Social Studies Depart-
Pictured around conference table are: Grace
- ence Benjamin, Clara Curtin, Ruth Krapl,
All the senior P.O.D. students enjoyed and benefited from their
trip to area industrial concerns. Before the actual visitation, the
students heard representatives ol the various companies tell about
their organization. Under the direction ol department head Florence
Benjamin, Abington students sponsored a mock presidential election
and a brotherhood panel program.
ary while Doug
Sue lilnly xolves un algebra prohlem with the aid ol il graphed peghoard and model
airplanes while her elatssmates locus their attention on Mr. Woodrull. I I
The lVlathematies Department, under the very
ahle leadersltip ol Shnylor Woodrull, :md
1, f backed up hy the addition ol new lm-ulty mem-
hers, utilized our increased facilities in giving
Ahingtonittns the very hest ol high sehool eoursex
in mathematics. VVhether it was the X's amd YR
ol algebra, or the eongruent triungles ol plane
geometry, students were given every opportunity
to learn these suhjeets to the limit ol their indi-
vidual zlhility. lfor students interested in pursuing
higher mzlthemztties, well rounded courses in solid
geometry and trigonometry were ztvztiluhle. Amid
Surroundings ol gigantic slide rules. lot,:nritlnn
JN charts, specially lined eh:tllQhourds in green, und
models ol geotnetric figures, Ahingtoniuns were
Nlznlt Department: Cleft to right! Strmrlingzz Frank ll. Reitz.
Thomas llamill, lf. A. Brunner. Seated: Samuel Pcnlleld, Shay-
lor VVoodrull', and Robert Cl. Reitz.
zlhle to receive more than il sullieient amount ol
the math neeewsztry in later lile.
Connie Dennis slmrpenw her peneil ultilt- llezm Holmlminx, lot-I
Mr. Rohert Reitz explains the eongrueney of triangles to Alive
Deutsch. and llelen llllfillltl nztit tlteit turn nent woiecl tlmlkr
C.oupz1rous and lim Sweet.
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Latin Club: Cleft to right! Seated: I. Lyon, I. Miller, V. Thomas, A. Couperous, I. Reinoehl. Middle Rout: II.
Ueyli, B. Carney, P. Warner. L. Moore, V, Belsky, A. Helfrich, C. Taleott, D. Braunworth. Back Row: D. Wil-
liams. D. Young, G. Bissinger. S. Telkins. R. Graybill, R. Hogg, M. White.
'l'he Language Department: Catherine Lobach, Katheryn Lauer.
Dovninic I.essa, lidna Powell, llelen Black. Barbara Lauterbaclr.
utilize the tlepartinent tape recorder.
Miss lion ell and llene 'l'oll work with the phonograph as Patsy
Williams and lVlert-er Walton study.
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The study of a foreign language plays an integ-
ral part in the development ol the college prepara-
tory student. Abington offers a variety oi lan-
guage electives ranging lrom the classical language
ol Latin to the modern languages ol lfrench, Cler-
man and Spanish. All language students graduate
with a firm. practical background ol their par-
ticular study arca. In addition. many have devel-
oped an interest which they will carry on to higher
helds ol education.
A special service oi the Language Department
is the afiiliation program which this year ellected
a two way exchange program between A.H.S. and
the Kant Gymnasium in Berlin, the lirst complete
exchange program in Abington's history. Modern
language techniques coupled with new facilities
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M. Linden, li. Mt-Clenaltam, A. Lusch. A. lVleissner, M. lVlacNeel,
R. Mainwaring, R. Metlvetlicla. I. Nlcliinley, admire the l.atin
Departnu-nt's Viking ship.
such as listening booths in one ol the language
rooms keep our Language Department in stride
with the times.
Bill Buehwalter admires the products of the
The science wing of our new high school with its
series of preparation rooms, work rooms, and well-
equipped laboratories is a sight that inspires even the
layman to improve his scientific knowledge.
Never before in Abington's history have there been
so many facilities offered to our science, chemistry, and
Students may learn anything from physics problems
to dissecting a frog in our science departments here at
Abington. Sciences are a necessity for life as well as an
entrance qualification to any good college or university.
Amid an environment of aquaria and bell jars, sliding
chalkboards, and green tinted work tables, Abington
students have every chance to develop their scientific
Seienee Department: George Erb, Mary Krebs, M. B. Messinger, Wm. Toplis, Evelyn Lenner, Alfred Vandling,
and Ernest Rauch.
j able to the dcpartmcnt.
George Brzrckvn, lid WilljL'I1, lean Lighlczlp, Pat McCarr0n, and Margo
Callmxuy study the mechanics of the microscope.
Bev Yurroll Iills wide-nvvk hotties as Dick Dc Flavis, Icnnnine Iudgc, Audry Milne, Rich Learn, and Dick
prepare il lost for oxygen,
Mrs. I.c-nncr makes use of the new fauiltlu iv'1il
Billie Crevello receives telephone call
while Carol 'I'heiss and Doreen lleviglia
struggle with duplicating machines.
Girls enjoy typing on the new electric
ty pen titers.
Hit-taphones play an important
part in any nllice. Training on
these machines is essential to an
The experience offered the business students ol
Abington High School is of signiheance in upholding
the splendid reputation Ahington's expert graduates
have made for themselves, Many of our local businesses
as well as Philadelphia concerns have taken quite a lew
ol their employees from our graduating classes.
Our new school store has made
work much easier for Iudy Goss
and Ioan Reinoehl.
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The student leaving Abington has graduated with a
complete knowledge of his particular major. A book-
keeping major will be able to keep books accurately.
using the most modern methods, and work numerous
electrical calculating machines. The secretarial student
is trained to take dictation, transcribe without error, file,
have a knowledge of the operation of the calculating
machines, and to keep a neat. attractive office. A clerical
Miss I.emmert's typing class takes "the quick
brown fox over the lazy dog".
worker must have ability to file, use calculating ma-
chines, and be familiar with the creation of a smooth
All of our business students should eertainly be proud
of the wonderful and complete facilities that the New
Abington has made available to them. We can produce
future C.P.A.'s, secretaries, and office workers who can
take orclcrs and work willingly without supervision.
Business Department faculty: Seated:
Cleft to rightj Elizabeth Hegner, Robert
Miller, Elsie Meyers, Charles Roberts,
lane MacDonald, Dorothy Lemmert.
Standing: tleft to rightj Herbert Kereh-
ner, Ruth Konkle, Albert Wright.
l'he Home lit-onomic 'l'eachers: Frances Westcrfield and
The trend toward modern education through up-to-date
equipment has penetrated the Home Economics Department
by way of electric dishwashers. home freezers. late model
irons, an cyc-level oven. and a modcrnly furnished dining
area. Miss lane Davis. department head and formerly its
only mcmher. was joined this year hy Mrs. lfranccs VVcstcr-
field who teaches one of the Home l.ix'ing courses in addition
to her home economics commitments. Inspiring interested
students to compete in national contests and presiding over
the serving for special events-'l'hc Home llconomics Depart-
ment olten does a job out of all comparison with the size
ol its staff.
The department's physical surroundings -- a sewing and
a food laboratory separated by a modern homemaking area --
attracted wide attention during the dedication series when an
interested citizenry inspected our gleaming new equipment,
The homcmaking area-designed as a flexible-modern uni!
and dominated hy a ficldstone fireplace wall is particularly
impressive. Here, -combined in a small area as one might
have in a home- is a sitting room. kitchen. and dining area
furnished in Danish modern of striking color comhinations.
Built-in planters. hanging ceiling lights. room dividers. and
an outside door opening on a large patio faced hy a windou
wall make this area- for girls fortunate enough to use it -
a goal to reach lor in their selection of a home.
Nliss Davis keeps a uatchful eye on Peggy Ryan as Marlene
lloxley proceeds with her sewing.
Goes Ultra Modern
juztnne Sluvin and Pat Staley examine new modern steve. M fem-'in-.u,w..,m,
Iosephine Serratore mixes a cake while Diane Cfmzird,
Susan Wmmdwnrd, Barham Zimmerman, and Cxtrule Hen-
sler gn about their duties.
lzinette Lightenp, Tom Little, Betsy Mnt'fViilIan. and Hill
Lees wzlteh lane Lyon demonstrate equipment in Imme-
inc Eckel inspects her mast as Miss Davis instnu-ts
ry Lou Davis on serving techniques.
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'l'lie teachers of Industrial Arts and related sub-
jects are: Front Row: David Clark, William
Clrun, R. I. Rapp, l.. R. Cole, Kenneth Miller,
Lewis Capaldi. Buck Row: Ervin Pinto, Ellwood
I. Smith, William K. Armstrong, Neal B. Perkins.
Richard Learn diligently cuts out a figure.
ln our new high school, the vocational
department has been provided with a
wing of its own so that it will not inter-
fere with the rest ol the school. An out-
standing feature of this department is that
the major shops are self-contained units
having their own lavatory, lockers, and
washing facilities. Print shop, machine
shop, wood shop, electric shop, and me-
chanical drawing rooms make up the vo-
cational department at the new building.
bile shop is still at the Huntingdon Road
School, but will eventually be at the new
Abington is proud in its tradition ol
vocational education. It is possible for Abington boys, who are so
inclined, to get vocational training that will prepare them to embark
on a trade upon graduation. The essentials of a good education are
not left out, however, in the important fields of academic subjects.
Mr. Grun gives demonstration in wood shop for Rich Learn, Walter Dickerson,
Fred Bauerle, Eddie Wolf, and Ronald Fortune.
Prom All Angles
'Bw N 9 ' A il Radio appears to be the main lines of interest
Those seniors who qualify alternate between school and an industry
associated with their course on successive weeks. With such a well
balanced program joining the essentials of culture to the techniques
of a real trade, Abington is pleased to provide ample opportunity for
students with a bent for mechanics to prepare themselves while still
in high school with a background that will be useful to them in their
Alan McCauley, Mr. Smith, Ioan Wiegmann, Geraldine Ecker,
carefully analyze a mechanical drawing.
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l'l1t' Soplioinorc Svxtvttv consists of
Clamlv johnson. Ginny Romlwrg, Indy
lfiiizlvlniiik. Carol Rights. Sancly Smith,
anfl l.vn Rolimtl.
lft-in NVinolxin"s playing attracts lf.
VVirvliat-lt. ll. XVojvt-. 1. Yoder. 1. Yusvm.
XT. Yonnii. ancl Ii. VVolf to tht- piano
in hovnvroonn M-ltlll.
VVooclninrls: Cleft to rightb Front Row: R. Unil-
Clard, l.. Wilvy, H. Corlwtt, R. Slmocnialwr. D.
Chinlunrl. Sr-voml Row: R. Broun, P. Taylor. IJ.
Rclwr, llvum. M. lfhrig, D. Rournv, l,. May,
Latoncz, K. Amlmvrg. ll. Mayor, I. llurpina.
Third Row: D. Uonaghy, I. Ionvs, l,. lfri0tliit'l1,
S. Montgomery, l.. Shallcr, P. Patton. A. Uarypiv.
V. Thrash. Pvrcussion: flvft to right5 Black-
I. Anthony. I. Northam. K. lfrizvll. R. llnlwlm, I.
Caimo, Goglcr. B. Saunclvrs, Nl. Silvvrman,
R. Arnold. Brass: Llvlt to riglitj Front Row: 1.
Young, G. Ruolll, Fritz. U. Rittvr. ll. Rriclgv.
N. Lemon, R. VVarcl. I.. Nangvl. Sm-om! Row:
R. Swift, R. Yourcr. l.. Royvr. ll. Clvyli. R. lfvs-
mirc, I. Miller. Third Row: R. Rivlliv. M. Rola-
Crts, R. StCCl. ll. Alhvrtson, lVlontginm'ry. R
Coolw, R. Mcliinnvy. I. Gibson, Cf. Bornoman
S. Rosenthal. lf. Davivs. Fourth Row: R. Mala-
vcncla, E. Farmer. W. Fairbanks, ll. Mi-yi-rs.
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Even though the average student thinks ol the band only at foot-
ball games, where it plays a most important part, the Instrumental
Music Department of the school is one of the most active. With
such new facilities this year as individual practice rooms, the band
has a better chance than ever to keep up its high previous standard
of accomplishment and service.
The courses oll'cred this year in instrumental music include band
as a major and instrumental music as a minor, with the extra-
curricular organizations of orchestra, dance band, and string or-
chestra. Some ol the presentations of 1956-57 were the concert band
at the Spring Festival, Kiwanis Kapers, and the Dance Band at Gala
Night. It is interesting to note that Mr. Schneller, Mr. Wright, Mr.
Gable, Mr. Brodhagg, Mr. Miller, and Mr. Awad are members of
the Dance Band.
Arthur Crouthamel, I. Mcrvin Godshall, and
Verus Weaver of the Music Department gather
around the grand piano.
The Sophomore Girls' Quartet: Carol Smith,
Iean Toothill, Cindy Bayer, and Linda Breeze.
Another organization worthy of mention is our string orchestra
capably lead by Miss Dorothy Gardner, an Abington alumna. A
number of their scores were heard at the Senior Play.
Under the direction of Mr. Verus Weaver, head of the band,
orchestra, and dance band, and his never-ending enthusiasm toward
instrumental music, the department is sure to progress in enjoyment,
performance. and self-satisfaction of a iob well done.
Our sophomores showed vocal promise this year in the person of
a girls' quartet and a boys' quartet. These capable groups con-
tributed their talent to school assemblies and Gala Night in numbers
well calculated to please both traditional and modern tastes. It is,
indeed, an encouraging sign for Mr. Godshall and admirers of vocal
music to have enterprising sophomores contribute their talents early
in their school career.
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Iillvn I'wr-In-0. M l:ZHl5Sll1llll'l', Ioan Wivgmzmn, and Doug Brandon
mlmirf' am vlnsws' Immliwurk.
Iflvzmur Mt-Clvnalmn poses for future portrait paimcrs.
joseph Olson and Edwin Nagel, our art instructors, are new to
Abington this year.
Homeroom l20's students study
fellow student's sketch.
Budding Rembrandts, experimenting Piccasos and Sunday
painters all have their chance to create in our modernly
equipped art department. Because of the excellent facilities
the students are able to try their brushes at varied media.
The two art rooms connected by a ceramic area feature slant-
ing windows which filter the northern light, patios, and
stainless steel sinks. Paintings are displayed on the spacious
bulletin boards outside the art rooms, while three-dimensional
projects appear in the show cases. Primative, realistic or im-
prcssionistic, the talents of the students are encouraged and
guided by the art teachers, Mr. Ioseph Olson and Mr. Edwin
Nagel. Whether a student's fancy be the exciting lines of
Mandarin or the elongated angles of El Greco, the art depart-
ment offers him many outlets.
Students utilize the facilities
made available by the school's
new art department.
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The Physical Education Department: Cabovej Wm. Nau-
mann and Hazel Christman, fbelowj Donald Conrad,
Ioseph Iurich, Katherine Margerum, Gertrude Herzog, lane
Oswald, Anton Stanis, Glen Snodgrass, and Sanford Secor,
take pride in their athletic and aquatic program. Because
ol our modern facilities, coupled with a comprehensive pro-
gram, Abington students are physically, as well as mentally,
prepared to take their place in society.
"'I'owny" Conklin prepares
to bite the water while
Mr. lunch and kibitzers egg
Miss Margerum on.
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Life at Abington was highlighted by an important supplement to
its educational program-sports. We can always be proud of our
athletes and teams because they stand for the ideals of sportsmanship
and fair play. With the long line of sports we have at our disposal,
almost everyone can compete on at least one athletic team. This com-
pletes the circle of high school life, balancing mental activities with
physical endeavor for every student so inclined.
The community shared with us our fine new facilities. Every day
and evening when school was not in session, township citizens and
guests could be seen coming to our natatorium and gym. The parking
lot was rarely deserted while Abingtonians utilized to the fullest extent
our "comprehensive school and community service center."
Many great athletes of yesterday and today believe that sports are
a great converter of men from boys, and women from girls. With our
excellent facilities, Abington is doing its share making these conversions.
Ghost Gridclers Give Cheltenham
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tabovej Varsity Football Team: fleft to rightj Back Row: Coaches Mr. Smith, Mr. Schneller, C. Hafer, I. Kaal
R. Mt-dvedick, H. Sherry, A. Luseh, S. Rhoads, I. Garbutt, R. Davis, R. Wilkinson, H. Gegler, R. Buck, W. Miller.
Coat-hes Mr. Pawling and Mr. Carroll. Front Row: Mgr. I. Cassidy, I. Castle, A. Schall, R. Iadiek, S. W. Mial,
R. Mt-Minn, R. Snyder, C. Ruzicka, C. Holmes, B. Uhlrich, R. Armstrong, I. Brackin, T. Bowden, S. Washington,
W. Ilambrecht, C. Fisher, Mgr.
Hard charging, running, blocking, and tackling highlighted the high
scoring games of Abingtonis '56 football season. Although only winning three
contests, the Ghosts' were out fighting for every point they could get.
Head mentor Carroll was ably backed by his assistants, Schneller, Pawl-
ing, and Smith, who coached the team into a brilliant start by winning the
first three out of four games. However, plagued by injuries in the latter part
of the season, the Ghosts maintained their lighting spirit and determination.
With the big line strengthened by Iadick and Holmes, quarterback Steve
Rhoads and his fellow ball carriers were able to get loose on long runs which
helped the Abington cause.
Despite some disappointments we will long remember our loss to Chelten-
ham in the seasonis traditional game by the narrow margin of one touchdown.
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Hambrecht take a potential taekler out
of the play, as Castle cuts inside.
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mendous speed leaving the "Clippers"
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Abington . ,.,.,. ., .. .,., . Upper Moreland 7
Abington ,..,... Central 14
Abington .,.. I laverlord 26
Abington ..,.. Norristown 6
Abington ,.,.. ....... R idley Twp. 7
Abington .,,.. Lower Mcrion 27
Abington ..... ..,.,. C hester 21
Abington Upper Darby 33
Abington ...,. Cheltenham 7
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1.V. Football 1956: Buck Row: Cleft to rightj Mr. Smith, W. Buckivaltcr, R. Guyn, M. Lizzio, I. Strickland, M.
White, I. Walsh, A. Dennig, S. Telkins, l.. Poe, I. Mcssino, Shorb, 1. Burroughs, I.. Newcomb, lf. Bcckcrich,
Mr. Paxvling, M. Rhoads. Front Row: W. Barth, R. Seiter, Stevenson, M. Walton, R. Telkins, T. Helvcston,
T. Bunting, M. Hodgson, W, Kaighn, D. Lee, W. Roberts, U. West.
.V. Trounccs Traditional Rival
The j.V. Football team is of significance in that it is
a major supplement to the football program of Abington
High School. Without boys to follow in the footsteps
of the present varsity team, aggressive and well trained
football squads could not represent the Maroon and
White every year. The team of 1956 played a full
schedule of nine games, losing Hve, winning three, with
one game, the Ridley Township game, cancelled. We
must congratulate the l.V. team upon their win with
Cheltenham. However, the number of games won or
lost is not as important as the experience the boys of
the junior Varsity added to their playing skills. Thus,
with our active j.V. Football program we hope to pre-
Students chat by the "Dog House"
pare future material to represent Abington High School
on the gridiron with confidence that they can emulate
the traditions of Abington's sportsmanship and success
set forth by every team of the past.
Abington O ..... ...,.. . .. .,.,. .. Upper Dublin 7
Abington 26 , Lincoln 7
Abington 13 .....,.,.,.,.. .. ...., Haverford 3-l
Abington 20 .. .,... .,.. . Norristewn 6
Abington-Cancelled. ,. .. Ridley Township-Cancelled
Abington 6 . ..... . ,, .. Lower Merion 20
Abington 0 ., ....,. - Chester 30
Abington 0 .,.... . .. Upper Darby I2
Abington 18 .. .. Cheltenham I2
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Abington 29 ...........,.....,...........,......... North Penn 25
V Abington 40 ............,.....,.................... Haverford I5
Abington 30 ...,.. ...,...,, C hester 25
Abington 19 ....,.. .,..,..,. U pper Darby 37
Abington 20 ..,.... ......,.. C heltenham 38
Abington 20 ..,.... ......... C entral 35
Abington 27 ....... .. ....,, Springfield 28
X Abington 24 ....... .......,. Lo wer Merion 32
Abington 24 ....... .,.,..... N orristown 32
Abington 19 ...,,,. ......,.. R idley Twp. 42
Abington 35 ..,.... ..,...... S pringfield 20
Abington 15 ,...... .. ....., George School 40
Abington 19 . ............ .,.......,.,...,.,....,. P lymouth-
At the beginning of the Cross Country season in Sep-
tember it appeared as if Abington would be represented
by a strong running team. The five top men on the
team were running close together or more or less in a
group which in Cross Country is one of the first things
the coach looks for to determine the team's strength.
Besides this, there were additional boys running at the
heels of these boys.
But as the season began and Abington lost three out
of its first five meets some of the team's enthusiasm
died out. Beginning its sixth meet with a 1-4 record
the team overwhelmed the Cheltenham Panthers and
its next five rival teams also to leave its record standing
at 7-4. This proved to be the main drive of the team
and it'once more rearranged the tcam's outlook toward
Dist. I Meet
McDowell in Action! Doyle Sets Blistering Pace!
the rest of the season.
Completing their list of duel meets C14 in numberj
by overpowering Plymouth-Whitemarsh the team pre-
pared for the District Meet. This meet is held at Cobbs
Creek Golf Course where the boys run a distance of
over 215 miles. It is the big meet of the season with
22 teams represented. Here Abington placed third of
the 22, outrunning three teams that had previously
defeated Abington. The I.V. also placed third.
Among the duel meets the one that stands out most
is the one with Springfield. Running on the Spring-
field course, Abington came out on top thus ending a
20 meet winning streak that Springfield proudly
Cross Country Team: Qleft to rightj Back Row. Mr. Naumann, R. Farren, D. Stalker, D. Hall, R. Thompson, I.
Musket, R. Hogg, Mgr., I. Cassidy, Mgr. Front Row: R. Ford, G. Gunn, I. Stocker, G. Basset, R. Ianieri, P. Mac-
Kay, F. McDowell, T. Manns, R. Swift.
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Varsity Soccer: Back Row: fleft to rightj Fenninger, C. Finke, C. Haier, I.
Sweet, I. Nletzgar, T. Ertle,,B. Mahner. Front Row: C. Sherno, C. Pickwell,
I. Stith, C. Pfalcr, T. Stoltz, C. VanBuskirk, N. Pietrzak, P. Kreisel.
Booters Bat: Mean Ball
Lcd by the inspired play ol George Iungles, Terry Stoltz,
Captain Charles Sherno, and the high scoring of Robert Fer-
nandez. Abington's soccer team had one ol the finest records
in recent years. Due to lack ol team experience the booters
had only a mediocre start. But any shortcomings in experi-
ence were soon offset hy the marvelous spirit which prevailed
among Coach Cantt's team. The Ghosts were in contention
lor the Suburban Championship until the last games of the
Adding an international flavor to the team was the presence
ol Berhard lVlahner, our exchange student from the Kant
Ciynniasiunl in Berlin.
Abington l .. ,.., .,., ,,., ,,..,. . . .,., ....., .,... . . . .. .. North Penn 1
Abington 2 ....,.. ,..,..,,. C entral 5
Abington 0 , ,... .. Lincoln 2
Abington 0 , . ....,.., Delhass 1
Abington it ,. .... .... . . Pennsbury 0
Abington l ., ..... .. Cheltenham 0
Abington 2 . ..,..,.. Upper Darby 2
Abington '3 . .,..., ........ R idley Twp. 0
Abington 0 . .....,.. Lower Mcrion 1
Abington l , . ,..., . Haverford 0
Abington 4 . .,,.,,.. Cheltenham 3
Abington 0 ...., .. Upper Darby 2
Abington 5 , , .....,.. Ridley Twp. 3
Abington 'B . , .,.,.,.. Alumni l
Abington tl Lower Mcrion 2
Abington U .. ,, Haverford l
Abington l ,. . Mastbaum 0
Abington l ., .. Pcnnsbury 0
Abington 0 . . Ceorgc School l
George jungles saves another potential goal.
Abington .......... ..... ,.,..................... ,...,........,.,.,........,.. C e n tral
Abington Upper Darby
Abington Ridley Twp.
Abington Lower Merion
Abington Upper Darby
Abington Lower Merion
Abington l ...., ..,...... M astbaum 3
Abington 3 .......... ........, G eorge School 3
Abington l .,... .,..,,,.. H averford School 3
Loquacious and whistling Terry Stoltz led the "boosters
to several inspired victories.
In the season's opener the Ghosts and North Penn fought on even terms to a one to one tie.
Defeating Cheltenham and Ridley Township twice, the Ganttmen placed third in Suburban One
competition with a 5-4-l record. In addition the booters conquered the Alumni by 3-l count. Late
in the season the Ghosts sparkled on defense, holding both Mastbaum and Pennsbury scoreless.
while picking up one counter to gain their brilliant victories.
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.V. Soccer: Buck Row: Cleft to rightj Mr. Beaver R. Bender C. Ripley C. Brackin Nl. Swabb T. Little, R.
Reconnu, C. Bassett, R. Whetherhold, R. Breeding, . Farroll, .l-lughes, B. Rodgers, P. Brackin, F. Rauke. Front
Row: B. Kester, R. Harwood, I. Troup, I. Volpe, S. Durst, F. Rappaport, D. Wright, B. Yost, W. Schimtz.
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Cirls' llot-key team: Back Row: tlelt to rightj Miss Christman, B. Stoltz, B. llitehner, Cimpel, M, llouse. M.
liritler, C. llarlter, l,, Staats, S. Comberg, B. Srnerlxe, Toothill, lfngelbrinli, ll. liitldle, V. Thomas, Carlson,
Miss Margertnn. lllirlrllr' Row: llrown, B. lfewis. A. llellrieh, li. Young, l,. Kaighn. C. Koenig, NV. llolmes, Nl,
Albertelli, V. lloeteh, ll Niekles, K. Kaullman, ll. Thompson, C. Cunningham, C. Lyons. Front Row: C. Klenlt,
lf. Strobel, I. Young, C. Iohnson, I. Braunworth, I. Ritter, C. Coetz, Magee, l,. lleehinger, F. VVarner, 1. Snellen-
llarbara Thompson lines up lor a goal.
'l'his year's girls' hoekey has set an admirable reeord
lor all luture teams to emulate. lVliss Hazel Christrnan,
eoaeh and advisor lor the girls, led them to victory with
her expert eoaehing and understanding. Connie Cun-
ningham, the capable captain, gave the team spirit and
inspiration. With the assistance ol Barbara Thompson,
Indy Cimpel, Kay Kaullman, and our only varsity soph-
omore, Carole johnson, we succeeded in winning four
Abington 0 . . Central Bucks l
Abington 2 ,. .. Ambler l
Abington 2 , .. Ienlcintown 1
Abington S . ,. ., ,. Plymouth-
Abington U . ,. Lower Merion 2
Abington l . . Norristown 3
Abington il .. ., ,. Cheltenham 1
Abington 2 . Springlield 5
Connie Cunningham, senior eaptain. sninies 1
out ol' eight games, a line reeord.
Alter a slow beginning with Central Ruelas. the
"hoekeyettes', made a notable comeback in seoring 2 to
l against both Ambler and Jenkintown. 'l'he margin
raised to 5 to 0 in the Plymonth-Whitemarsh match
with a setback from Lower Nlerion, ln their traditional
rivalry with Cheltenham, the girls eame oll seeond best
to split their season lour to four.
Abington 'fl George School -lil ,
:Xbington llfl llaverford -16 v
Abington SS Coatesville I7
txlllllllflill -lil Norristown 26
Abington SS Lincoln 17
Abington ill Lower Merion -lil
Abington -I7 Upper Darby IIS
d s 5
Nancy Hislop. Indy Keppler, Wendy llolmes, and Nancy Volk get oll' on a
The N56-57 Cirls' Swimming Team was the best -'
team Abington has had in several years. Our new pool
was a contributing factor to this year's successful four
to three season
. All of the meets were held in the
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pool. The girls placed second in the district swimming
meet. Abington took a first in the back stroke and a
first in medley relay, a second in the free style relay
and a third in diving. The sophomores composed the
greater part of this year's squad. Iudy llerbicek. a
sophomore, has been undefeated in the back stroke. The
team is hoping to improve further next year with the
help again of their coach, Miss Clark, and the new pool. Cami Wagmr performs H hack dm.,
'l'he Girls Swimming 'l'eam: tlelt to rightj Back Row: N. Arntlt,
Reinnehl, S. Sclierr, C. Spindell. Tlifrtl Role: N. Volk, Lyons, B. B0l7l7ll' l5NHlf'l7"lNl4 l'ml"'l-T5 l"'Um 1110 P""l 115 llllly
Strong, C. Dennis, M. Anderson, 1. liareuther. Scennrl Row: P. l,ehrnan. l'lC1'hicL'ls. Miss Clark. and l.ynn Bradbury clleck
I'. lfite, C. VVagner, A. lliesingcr. I. Peterson. llerbicek, Clement, her time.
lf. Keppler, l.. VViley. Front Role: Boothioyd, Kleinfeldcr, W. ,
llolmes, I. ljaden, N. llislop, I. judge, Keppler, L. Roland, Ober-
lioltfer. li. lfngelhrink.
XVinding up their schedule with a respectable Hlth place slot in the Suburban One Stand-
ings. Abington! Boys' Basketball Team split even, 7-7, in league competition, while winning l4
and losing lil over all.
Senior lim Bohr was the high scorer for Coach Vernard Fegley's five with 371 points lor the
year, Steve Hhoads, runner-up in the scoring eolumng Sam Washington, chief rebounder for the
Cfourtmenl Charles Donaldson and lohn Brackin all did a fine job for the Fegleymen.
Stumlintz: M. Kesler, j. Bohr, B. Brown, I. Braekin, C. Donaldson, S. Washington, S. Rhoads, R. Kauffman, I.
Mt-txgar, ll Kane, Coach Feglcy. Kneeling: A. Sehawb, P. Zimmerman, Cl. Smith, S. Wl1itt'ztx'age, V. lfegley, If.
Raulve, P. Bondi, I. Hughes.
'Dot-" Donaldson drives through scattered Orange and Blat-k Garnett goes through as Kaullman and Donaldson look hope
opposition to rack up two more rallies. fully on.
VVilson Borough 37
Upper Dublin 4l
Lower Merion 43
Abington 39 .......,.............,.. Wilson Borough 35
Abington 50 ................,....... Central 67 Abington 45 Haverford
Abington 52 ...,.........,.....,.... Pennsbury 58 Abington 59 Ridley Twp.
Abington 62 ...,........,..,........ Bensalem 47 Abington 46 Norristown
Abington 55 .,....,................. Upper Dublin 41 Abington 76 Cheltenham
Abington 5l ..... - .,,..,.,...,..... Plymouth- Abington 55 Chester
Whitemarsh 40 Abington 51 Lower Merion
Abington 68 ..,...........,..,...... Alumni 66 Abington 64 Upper Darby
Abington 50 ..,....,..,,...,........ Lincoln 64 Abington 59 Haverford
Abington 49 .....,,.,...........,... Cheltenham 44 Abington 49 Ridley Twp.
Abington 4l .............,.......... Chester 66 Abington 53 Norristown
Abington 43 ......,.,...,.,...,..... Lower Merion 49
Sam drops in "2" against
the Central "Mirrors"
The Ghosts' conquest of the formidable Lower
Merion team, 51-44, on the loser's court high-
lighted the season's action. lim Bohr netted 28
gi points in the upset. The Hoopers will also enjoy
17 recalling their double defeat of arch rival Chelten-
52 ham, and their victory in the four-school Lions
40 Christmas Tourney.
51 This year will be remembered by Abington for
ig the retirement of Venard Fegley, coach of the
53 Basketmen for the past five years. Mr. Fegley
30 will now devote more time to his busy guidance
Standing: Coach Schneller, R. Monte, W. Hall, M. Rhoads, R. Wetherhold, L. Pohe, T. Bowers, R. Metzgar, A.
Roman, M. West. R. Brecht. Kneeling: A. Wenzel, R. Armstrong, D. Reconnu, I. Sweet, I. Brown, I. Slobojan.
Girls' Iunior Varsity Basketball: Back Row: Qleft to rightj B. Lewis, V. Mel,aine, G. Klenlx.
D. Braunworth. K. Kauffman, C. Cunningham, B. Smerke, V. Thomas, I. Lulkin, D, Nickles.
Mgr., I. Beber, B. Blizzard. Front Row: I. Cagno, V. Boetch, B. Biddle, I. Hovis, I. Englebrink.
I. White, V. Hornbaker, P. Patton, I. Toothill, D. Snyder, L. Schaeller, A. Meitzner.
Basketeers Meet One Defeat
All of us will remember the excitement and vigor that
X our girls' basketball teams supplied us with. They
, played hard with an economy of motion. There was
always a spirit of good sportsmanship and fairplay
showed in all their contests. Our high seorers this sea-
son were Carolyn Seeburger and Judy Gimpel who, with
the help of Anne Helfrich and Louise Newmark-our
two leading junior players- scored point after point to
bring the team to victory status time alter time. We
must also remember Beth Hitehner, Joanne Meyer-
and.Cknoh:johnson--sophonunes,fortheh Hne urwk
IUNIOR VARSITY SCOREBOARD
Abington .................... ,,..,....,......,.,...........,..., , .. ,.,..,. Ambler
Abington ......,....,.. ........ ..,...,.,....,. . . . .... .... . .. Plymouth-Whitemarsh
Abington ..,,...., . Cheltenham
Abington ...,..... ,. , Norristown
Abington ......... ..,..,.,.. C entral Bucks
Abington ,....,.,. .. Ienkintown
Abington ......... ,...,. Upper Dublin
Abington ..... ... .. r Springheld
Abington ., Camden Catholic
Carole johnson and Anne llellrieh watch apprehensively while
Brenda Rawlings keeps Indy Uimpel from making basket at-
tempted on opposite page.
., .. ., . Ambler 29
,, ., Radnor 24
.. Cheltenham 29
. ,, Norristown 36
, . Central Bucks 38
.. . Ienkintown 28
Upper Dublin 17
. . .. Springlield 23
, Camden Catholic 44
lVliss jane Oswald, the teamis coach, was paramount in helping our team achieve its vie-
tories. A graduate of Beaver College, she has coached our team sinee 1954, when she first eame
to Abington High School.
As we look baelc on this year's sports, we will all remember the work ol our girls as well as
we will the football or soeeer players, and we'l1 thank them for the fine reputation they have
helped maintain lor Abington.
Varsity Girls' Basketball Team: tlelt to rightj Carole Iohnson. Iucly Cimpel. Beth Ilitehner,
Carolyn Seeberger, Aliee Coupe: us, Louise Newmark, Brenda Rawlings, Anne Helfrich.
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Wrestling Team: Back Row: Cleft to rightj R. Kent, C. Douris, C' Marks, I- TYOUP, Rf Farrvl. W- MCCUY, D-
VVeher, II. Lcntz, N. Lemon. Front Row: R. Darden, W. Schmidt, W. Ayers, R. Ewer. F. Myers, R. Peirson, R.
Zupkus, K. Orr, M. Taylor, G. Tappert, C. Durst.
Grapplcrs Boast Two Champs
While they won only one team encounter, Abington's mat-
men sent two representatives to the districts where they did
an admirable job. Senior Ronnie Weber and junior Walt
lVlcCoy won their championship matches at Upper Darby
thereby securing crowns in their weight divisions- 145 and
154 lbs. respectively.
The grapplers' one league victory came against Spring-
field, Delaware County, where senior lettermen, Ronnie
Weber. and Gordon Clinchard scored pins with several of
their underclassmen. The Ghosts dropped a most exciting
match at Cheltenham by a slim margin. lVlr. Thomas Bannan
of the Ifnglish Department coached the squad this year.
Alter the retirement of Glenn Snodgrass from his coaching
duties at the end ol last year, Mr. Bannan moved up from
his assistant position to head mentor of the Abington grap-
plers. lVlr. l.ewis Capaldi is new this year as our assistant
wrestling coach. This year's sophomores -including Wayne
Schmidt who reached the semifinals in the Suburban meet-
make prospects lor next year excellent.
Boys go through their paces in order to improv
their holds and correct their errors.
Springlield tdel. L
Ron Weber and Walt Mt-Coy, our Iwo Subum
Champs. demonstrate their ability to Mr. Bannan tl
Sharpshooticrs Have Splendid Season
c Team: Buck Roic: tleft to rightj Mr. David Clark, Iohn Tarman, Philip Clark, Robert Graham, Iohn Mont-
gomery, Thomas Simpson, Burton Ritchie, Ramona Nealon, Lovell-Ann ffrear, Ioan Travilla.
it Gill. Tom Simpson, and james' Stith take their time
1 they prepare to Iire. George Smith, Mr. Clark and lack
Montgomery, and Marnie Brown check their preceding
Abington 433 .. .. Ambler 461
Abington 488 . , .. Central Bucks 495
Abington 4812 . .. Malvern Prep 4711
Abington 435 . , ., Quakertown 492
Abington 491 . llpper Dublin -IST
Abington 489 , Ambler 481
Abington 439 .. . Central Bucks 496
Abington 499 , ,...,.... Malvern Prep 472
Abington 496 , . . Quakertown 495
Abington 496 . Upper Dublin 485
Abington 492 Southern Lehigh 455
Abington 438 . ,. . Southern Lehigh 455
Abingtonis rifle squad presented the school with a fine record ol'
seven wins to three defeats in league competition. As a result they
captured the second place spot in the Northern Division of the
Suburban Philadelphia Intcrscholastic Rifle Association and were
bettercd only by the aggregation from Central Bucks.
At the close of the season coach David Clark chose three members
of the team to participate in the Individual Championships held at
Monsigneur Bonner High School. Ioan Gill and Phil Clark succeeded
in carrying away fourth and seventh places in this meet with scores
of 1200 and I99, respectively. Although Phil Young did not place,
he achieved a very high score of 198. Out of I0 medals awarded at
the championships, Abington took two,
A total of 35 boys and 18 girls participated in rifle this year
making it a major sport and giving some students who cannot parti-
cipatc in a contact sport a chance to represent their school and earn
a varsity letter. With the squad losing only three members by gradu-
ation next year's Rifle should have a championship season.
I.. Frear, B. Ritchie, P. Clark, A. Epting, I. Cill, T. Simpson, Stith, and I.
Tarman set their sights on the photographer while C. Smith, I. Montgomery,
Mr. Clark, M. Brown. and R. Craham watch intcntively.
Pawling's paddlers have a right to be proud of their
record this year. They finished their season with a 16
win and no loss record clinching the Suburban Swim
Championship, and then went on to beat Coatsville in
the District One swim championships to win the Dis-
trict One title. A
The toughest meets were the two Cheltenham Meets
which the paddlers won because of their depth. In these
meets the boys were behind going into the relays but
pulled out to win both relays and clinch the meets.
Pawling's Paddlers boasted of the sprint power in
free-style of Bob Tomlinson and Carl Meitzner while
Iohn Clement paced a very fast 200. Breaststrokers
Tompkins and Abramson bettered last year's winning
time in state championships but were only 2nd and 3rd
in the district. Backstroker Glenn Wilson proved his
power in the districts with a second place, and divers
Sautter and Ruzicka dove to honors.
First Row: F. Davey, D. Booth, C. Hafer, A. Lusch, G. Hafer,
R. Tomlinson, C. Meitzner, R. DeFlavis. Second Row: B. Vande-
grift, D. Towner, W. Graver, F. Bridge, R. Sullivan, R. Stover,
S. Downing, R. Schemm, D. Tjaden. Third Row: R. Bubeck, R.
The pride of this year's paddlers was the 200 medley
relay team of Wilson. Abramson, Tomlinson. and
Meitzner. The boys won the District 200 medley break-
ing the old district record by 8 seconds.
The medal winners in District One for Abington
were: Bob Tomlinson--second in 50 yd. free with
C25.3j, Lee Tomkins-second l00 yd. butterlly C66.l5,
Carl Meitzner-first 100 yd. free in C5655 fnew pool
recordj, and Iohn Clement-third 100 yd. free C591
Glenn Wilson-second in l0O yd. back f65.6j, Iohn
Clement-second 200 yd. free C2:l5J, Chubby Ruzicka
-second in diving and Don Sautter-third in Medley
relay CWilson, Abramson, Tomlinson, Meitzner! first
11:51.53 new District and pool record.
Davison, P. Vestal, 'l'. Bunting, D. Sautter, I. Clement, R. Kolb,
I. Deutsch. Fourth Row: Coach C. Pawling, W. Krauss, P.
Abramson, L. Tompkins, G. Wilson, C. Ruzicka, W. McCoy.
YVith a hop skip and a lump the terrific trio of Sautter Ruzicka and Bridge test their technique.
Sophomore Doug Tjaden, who made a good showing
in the 100 yd. backg Dick Schemm, who swam a fast
200 freestyle, and Bob Tomlinson, the fabulous man in
the dolphin leg of the Medley Relayg along with Iun-
iors: Glenn Wilson, our backstroke star, Don Sautter, the
man on the spring board, and Ioel Deutsch, an up and
coming breaststrokerg will help to give our boys power
in next year's season.
Abington ..,............ 41 Haddon Heights 35
Abington ..... - ..,.....
Abington ........... ,..
P. S. Du Pont ...........,...,.....
Norristown ..... . .....
Abington ..,............ Merchantville .......,.......... 31
Abington ............... Moorestown ................. t ..... 35
Abington ............... Camden County 29
Abingwn- Lincoln ................. . .... - ......,.... 29
Abington ............... Cheltenham ........... . ........... 35
Abington ..... - ........ George School .............,..,. 27
Abington .........,..,.. Eddystone ........ 17
Abington ..... . .... -..
Central H. S. .................... .
Norristown ..... . ....................
Abington ............... George School ..... . .... - ..... 23
Abington. Cheltenham ................. -...- 32
Abington ............... Eddystone ..... . ....................... 15
Diamondeers Pitch for Title
Boys' Baseball Team: Back Row: fleft to rightj Coach Paul Beaver, C. Denning, B. Archer, E. Wilds, B. Myers, I.
Ventresca, B. Seider, F. Brennan, I. Hoult, R. Carrison, T. Bowers, B. Miller, I. McClelland, D. Wright, C. Brackin.
W. Ramho. Third Row: Mgr. C. Fisher, Farqrel, Stith, I. Cassidy, I. Parkhouse, F. Raub, R. Wetherholcl, R.
llower, H. Clark, S. Elms, C. Dorris. Second Row: P. Brackin, T. Farrel, T. Houser, M. Wert, C. Tappert, I.
Clark, I. Slohojan, I. Rantz, B. Craver. Front Row: B. Swift, D. Kane, B. Reimenschneider, S. Mesaros, A. Fuss-
ltauer, C. Donaldson, D. Chadwick, R. Craezyk, B. Mr-Minn, W. Houser, Coach George Erb.
Coach Erb instructs fasthaller, Al lfasshauer
Bob lVlcMinn keeps a keen eye on the ball while Don Kane l
hopes for a strike.
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Shortstop, Steve Mesaros, puts the tag on Charles Donaldson as Coach Erb observes. Looking on are Iohn Clark,
Tom Little, Don Kane, Larry Diloseph, Bob McMinn, A1 Fasshauer, Ron Graczyk, Iohn Brackin, and Bob Swift.
Big Leftie, "Doc" Donaldson' throws hard against oppo-
Coach Erb's nine appears headed for one of the most
successful campaigns since the 1948 championship team.
After dropping an early season opener to Central 6-5, the
Ghosts proceeded to capture four victories in a row over
Lincoln, Norristown, Upper Darby, and Ridley Township.
"Doc" Donaldson led the Ghosts' pitching staff with three
nifty mound victories. Leading batsmen include Iohn
Brackin, Bob lVlclV1inn, and Carl Holmes. Early highlights
of the season include Charles Donaldson's one-hit shutout,
john Brackin's 3 for 3, a triple and two singles, Bob
lVlc1V1inn's 3 for 4, and Ron Graczyk's homer. The lineup
usually follows as such: Steve Mesaros, shortstop, Bob
Swift or Larry Diloseph, second base, Carl Holmes,
catcher, john Brackin, first base, Bob McMinn, third baseg
Bill Reimenschneider, center field, Bill Houser, left field,
and Charles Donaldson, pitcher. Other hurlers include
fastballer Alfie Fasshauer, Tom Little, and leftie Dave
Mar. 26 Central ............ ........,...... H ome Apr. 22 Chester ....,.......,...,............... Away
Mar. 28 Central ........... ..,........,.... A way Apr. 25 Lower Merion Home
Apr. 1 Lincoln ....,...... .,.......,...... A way May 2 Cheltenham ...............,.. Home
Apr. 3 Lincoln .,....,.......,................., Home May 6 Upper Darby ,.,................. Away
Apr. 4 Delhaas ,.,........ . .........,....,..... Away May 9 Norristown .........,.....,........ Away
Apr. 5 Upper Moreland ....,..,. Home May 13 Ridley Twp. ....,.....,.......... Home
Apr. 8 Upper Darby .................. Home May 16 Haverford ..,.,...............,,..... Away
Apr. 11 Norristown ..,...,...........,.,.., Home May 20 Chester ...,.....,...........,..,..,..... Home
Apr. 15 Ridley Twp ........,...........,.... Away May 23 Lower Merion ........,...... Away
Apr. 18 Haverford ...,..,.,............,..... Home May 27 Cheltenham .............,.....,. Away
ilinkstersv Tee Off to Successful Season
Dave Watson watches flight of ball with coneem
during practice shot.
Abington Senior High School put forth in 1957 one
of its best golf teams in recent years. The capable direc-
tions of Mr. Brunner supported by the ability, experi-
ence, and mental attitudes of the boys, formed the
mould of a championship squad. lVlost important of all,
however, to the success of the golf team was the access
of the challenging Huntingdon Valley Country Club
Course, a privilege offered to few high school teams.
Mr. Brunner, foreseeing a good season, made a special
effort to schedule skilled opponents. Such teams as
Penn Charter, Haverford School, Norristown, Lower
Merion, Central, and Cheltenham provided the keen
competition which the Ghost golfers deserved. Bill
The Golf Team: Cleft to rightj Top
Row: Coach E. A. Brunner, Athletic
Director Raymond Coleman, B. Miller,
B. Hyndman, D. Watson, D. Brandon,
D. Bourne, C. Sherno. Bottom Row:
I. Hughes, R. Omtan, R. Donoto, P.
Bondi, M. Rhoads, G. Royle.
Apr. 18 Haverford ...,.............. Home
Apr. 22 Lower Merion ........, Home
Apr. 26 Penn Charter ......... Home
Apr. 29 Norristown ............... Home
Conestoga ............,.. Home
May 3 Cheltenham ,..,.....,. Away
May 6 Lower Merion ......... Away
May 10 Central .............,......,... Home
May 13 Norrlstown ...,.....,.,... Away
May 17 Dist. Champ.
May 20 Cheltenham ,...,..,.... Home
May 24 State Champ.
May 25 State Champ.
Bill Hyndman shows excellent "carry through
Hyndman, Philadelphia Iunior Runner-Up in 1956,
Dave Watson, one of the three boys from the Philadel-
phia area to play in the U.S.C.A. National Iunior
Championships in 1956, and other experienced boys in-
cluding Ielf Hughes, George Royle, Dave Bourne, Doug
Brandon, Pete Bondi, Mike Rhoads, Ioe Donato, Bill
Miller, and Chuck Sherno, rounded out the 1957 golfing
squad of Abington High. These ironswingers joined
together in forming a team with exceptional ability for
the high school level in this sport. For this reason, a
possible championship was foreshadowed, and the
team gained everyone's support in an attempt to achieve
Mike Taylor clears the pole for another Abington
Apr. 2 North Penn ,.,......................... ................. A way
Apr. 5 Dobbins ..... . ..... .,.............. H ome
Apr. 9 Chester ................. .. .... . ........... Away
Apr. 12 Lincoln ,.,,.,.. . ..........,....,......, .... ........... Home
Apr. 17 George School ....,...... -. ................ Away
Apr. 20 L. Merion Relays ..... , ...... ................. A way
Apr. 24 Springfield ..,.....,....,.... .... ...,..,.,,. Home
Apr. 26 Penn Relays ...,. , .... - .,.. - ...... ................ A way
Apr. 27 Penn Relays ..... . ..., . .... ..- .... .... ..............,.. Away
May 1 Ridley Twp.-Haver. .............................. Away
May 4 Kiwanis Meet ...,....................... ........... . ..Home
May 8 Cheltenham ,.....................,. ............ . .Home
May ll Sub. Champ. ........... .................... N or.
May 15 Lower Merion ......,., ........,............. H ome
May 18 Dist. Champ. ........... ...,.. . ................ - ..U. D.
May 25 State Champ. .....,...., .,....,,......,. S tate College
George Gunn displays coordination as
he runs through practice hurdle.
Track Team: Back Row: Cleft to right, Coach Naumann, Assistant Coach Carroll, D. Wolll.
G. Bassett, L. Roberts, G. Lange, B. Ulrich, I. Mullaney, D. Snyder, A. Lusch, L. Brown,
I. Mitchell, B. Telkins, B. Barth, W. Krauss, G. Clinchard, Managers: D. Hogg, F. Richards.
Middle Row: Assistant Coach L. Capaldi, C. Lewis, R. Ward, I. Sweet, B. Davis, I. Sudell
B. Mahner, I. Castle, B. Farrens, S. Miles, S. Armstrong, S. Hartin, I. Labo, G. Ruofl,
B. Dinkins. Front Row: D. Stalker, M. Taylor, F. McDowell, G. Gunn, D. Doyle, W.
Roberts, R. Ianieri, B. Ford, P. MacKay, W. Taylor, M. Ventresca, W. Schmidt.
Track and Pic-:ld Events
"No one will find Abington a push-over this year", track coach,
William Naumann, confidently pointed out before the harriers' 13
A quick glance at the results of the team's first meet of the spring
season would indicate that his statement will be fully justified. The
Ghosts scooted the cinders for a 60-53 victory over North Penn,
perennial Bux-Mont League Champions.
With Fred McDowell running the half mile and Carl Lewis
turning the quarter, Mr. Naumann should have few worries. Speedy
Dick Doyle should take many firsts in the mile event while his bud-
dies, Ieff Castle and George Gunn are hopping the hurdles. Heavy-
weights Dick Iadick and Bruce Ulrich can put the shot put fifty feet
and should be great assets.
Mr. Carroll and Mr. Capaldi are assisting Mr. Naumann this year
in javolin, discus throw and shot put events.
Carl Lewis rounds curve on a fast quar-
Bruce Ulrich hurls shotput.
Ready for another tough schedule under the direction
of Anton Stanis, the boys' tennis team is pinning its
hopes on a nucleus of returning senior lettermen and
a host of promising underclassmen. Back from last
year's squad, which placed third in the league, are Steve
Rhoads, first singles, Iohn Clement, second singles,
Charles Ruzieka, third singles, and Guy Fincke, fourth
singles. These boys displayed their feats of net Wizardry
in two preliminary matches early in the spring.
In the first of these, the Lincoln skirmish, Steve
Rhoads achieved an impressive victory over Ioe Celis,
individual runner-up in last year's Philadelphia Public
School tournament C6-8, 7-5, and 6-21. Other wins
were scored by Iohn Clement C7-5, 7-555 Charles
Ruzieka C6-2, 6-45, and a freshman, Iohn Benus C6-0,
6-23. The doubles team of Scott Downing and Bob Fer-
nandez had little trouble downing the Railsplitters 6-2.
6-4, rounding out a good-looking 5-0 shutout. Mike
Drought, who journeyed to the State Doubles Cham-
pionship with Steve Rhoads last year was unfortunately
ineligible this season. Drought had an extremely un-
orthodox but effective style.
Another memorable spring sporting event was in
order when North Penn played host to the galloping
netmen of Abington. With the combined talents of
Fineke, Downing. Fernandez, Hodgson, Doering, Benus
and Van Horn, the home team was unable to capture
a single. With such promising junior players as Bill
Halbert, Stan Shorb, and Russ Harwood the netmen
look forward to a successful 56-57 season with an even
better year to follow.
Boys' Tennis Team: Back Row:
fleft to rightj Coach Stanis, P.
Kreisel, N. Pietrzak, S. Shorb, G.
Fincke, S. Rhoads, M. Hodgson,
F. Davey, C. Stewart, A. Doering,
A. Pergam. Front Row: C. Ru-
zieka, M. Drought, I. Benus, C.
VanHom, R. Harwood, R. Fer-
nandez, I. Clement, S. Downing.
Tennis Teams Show
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Iohn Clement displays his back hand foml dur-
ing practice match.
Central ........... , .......... Away
Lincoln ................ ........
Lower Merion ........
Springfield .............. -.
Cheltenham ..... . ....
Hill School ..............
Upper Darby .....,.....
Lans. - Aldan. ..... Home
Radnor ............. ........... A way
Dist. Singles .............. Nor.
George School ..... -..Away
The girls' tennis team coached by Miss Gertrude Herzog had
high hopes for a winning '57 season. Although they were hampered
at the beginning of the season by bad weather, the netmaids man-
aged to pull through for an effective team and season.
Led by returning varsity letterwinners Connie Cunningham,
Anne Helfrich, Carolyn Seeburger, Iill Childe, and Ioan Benus, the
team diligently and spiritedly met their opponents.
This year's team set a traditional record in the tennis teams of
Girls' Tennis Team: Back Row: Manager I.
Miller, E. Schofield, M. K. Boyer, S. Mahon, N.
Hislop, V. Archer, L. Iaquet, C. Renz, V. Rom-
berg, E. Wiseman, S. Eble, Coach Miss Herzog.
Front Row: I. Snellenburg, C. Huebner, D. Czar-
necki, C. Cunningham, A. Helfrich, I. Childe, I.
Gill, A. Snellenburg.
Apr. 11 Springfield ...,.....,...........,.,... ....,....... H ome
Apr. 15 Lower Merion .........,..,. .......,..... A way
Apr. 29 Norristown .,............. ...,......... A way
May 2 Conestoga .......,.... ......,...... A way
May 6 Upper Darby ........,. .....,.,.,.. H ome
May 9 Lans.-Aldan ......... ............, A way
May 13 Radnor .............. Home
May 22 Haverford ................... ............ H ome
May 23 Cheltenham ...,. . ,.,.,. Home
Ann Helfrich shows us her
Abington for our future teams to uphold. With the expert playing of
Mary Kay Boyer, Ioan Snellenburg, Sue Mahon, Sue Eble, and Ellyn
Wiseman, we hope to see another memorable team.
With such expert form Connie Cunningham can not help
Lacrosse Creates Spring Sensation
LaCrosse, a new spring sport introduced to Abington this year by Miss Iane
Oswald, has captured the fancy of almost thirty-five girls. These girls worked hard
for six weeks to learn the game and its strategy before their first game. When they
entered their first game against George School, they knew little as compared to
the long years of experience that their opponents had accumulated, but their enthu-
siasm and sportsmanship brought them out on top morally in spite of their loss.
This spirit never faltered whether the competition was rough or as inexperienced
Debby Nickles, junior, did a good job as center of this year's team and is
expected to carry on as a probable star of next year's varsity team. The seniors
responsible for the acceptable record of our first LaCrosse team are: Barbara Rickner,
Ellen Beebee, Lynn Yonker, Mary Iane Trout, Ioyce Kraekle, and Beth Hitchner.
Carol Iohnson, our star sophomore, seems to be as versitile in LaCrosse as she is
in basketball and hockey. Pam Patton, a sophomore attack wing, also did her
share in putting the ball into the goal.
The 1956-57 LaCrosse team has set a tradition that we hope will be upheld by
LaCrosse is a difficult game, but we hope through years of practice that
our team will set records as all our other girls' sports teams and give us another
sports team to be truly proud of.
Mad scramble is created by Betsy Blizard, and Lynn
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Apr. 16 George School ..................,.,..
Apr. 29 Haverford ..........,.......................,
May 8 Radnor .,.....,......,..
May 13 Ambler .....,,.....,.,....,.....................
Ply. - Whitemarsh
LaCrosse Team: Back Row: Cleft
to rightj B. Rickner, A. Couper-
us, R. Sain, I. Bareuther, I. Havi-
land, B. Zimmerman, S. Hallam,
M. I. Trout, P. Stacy, L. Yonker,
Coach Miss Oswald. Second
Row: E. Beebee, N. Anderson, V.
Teubel, M. Young, I. Lyon, I.
Toothill, I. Lufkin, S. Smith, I.
Kraekel. Front Row: C. Iohnson.
I. Langan, L. Friedrich, P. Pat-
ton, L. Hechinger, D. Niclcles, V.
Nancy Anderson and Ginny Teubel Hght for the possession
of the ball while Millecent Young and Barbara Zimmerman
Hechinger as they draw to begin the game. Come in to give Support,
Lansdale .,..................,...,.........,. Away
Friends Select .,..............,.....,. Away
Hatboro ..... . .,.................,.......,.,,, Home
Girls' High .........,..........,..... Home
Cheltenham ..,...........,.,.,.,...... Home
Upper Moreland ............... Away
Ianice Young prepares to swing while Ioan
Warburton "catches upf'
i'Sluggersn Swing Ahead
Led by three varsity letterwinnersg slugger, Iudy Gimpel, secondbase woman,
Janice Young, and fielder, Elain Eckel, the girls' softball team remained determined
for a successful season although the squad was very "green". Aided by returnees
Kay Kauffman, our varsity pitcher, Barbara Thompson, Ioan Travilla, Carolyn Fox,
and Harriet Mayer the team looked toward a favorable season after dropping their
first game 14-0 to Lansdale.
Although it was difficult to tell, at the beginning of the season, who the stars
of the '56-'57 would be, Miss Black made an attempt to test everyone in this game.
She watched intentively and chose her first team discriminating between what she
thought would be two successful first teams. Friends Select showed promise as a
victorious team but the Abingtonians went into the game with determination. Their
endeavor was not without result. Rounding out the girls' schedule were Hatboro,
Girls High, Upper Moreland, and Cheltenham.
Girls' Softball Team: Back Row: Cleft to rightj Coach Miss Black, L. Wiley, R. Thompkins, M. Corbett, D.
Derdzinski, B. Woodward, D. Spence, S. Moody, C. Berry, P. Fite, C. Fox, K. Kauffman, I. Gimpel, S. Sudell, E.
Eckel, I. Young. Middle Row: A. Garypie, A. Epting, A. Miles, M. Gibboni, G. Williams, D. Braunwarth, V. Saal-
frank, M. Phifer, I. Brown, E. Kellogg, H. Kratz, I. Warburton. Front Row: R. Goddard, I. Travilla, C. Goetz,
D. Conard, P. Cosgrove, I. Braun, F. Wamer, E. Magee, K. Woodley, B. Shoemaker, G. Oppermann, E. Guza.
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The conclusion to our theorem on a successful school year is the
spectaculars. Ardent student participation supplemented by faculty
and administration assistance, have resulted in memorable occasions
during the year at Abington. The cheerleaders, colorguard, baton
twirlers, and the band added the dash of color necessary to make our
athletic events spirited and unforgettable. Senior play and Gala Night
resulted in fun and frolic for the entire school family. Who can
forget the tumultuous pep rallies during the football season, and the
numerous dances throughout the year? These are, indeed, events which
will often be reminisced by many in the years 'to come.
These spectacular events are certainly a fit conclusion to our
theorem for a well balanced school season. For without dances, plays,
and talent shows -our clubs, academic activities, and athletics on the
school calendar would be far from complete. We sincerely hope the
sophomores, juniors, and future students of Abington will strive to
keep up the tradition and continue to present these spectacular events
in the countless years to come.
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Varsity Cheerleading Squad: tleit to rightj Ioyce Kraekle, Diane Lcscurc, Marcia Finzimer, Betty lane Nlilstein,
Sally liurger, Irene McDowell, Mary Iane Trout, Ianet Drake, Eleanor McClenahan and center Iudy Keppler.
Vivacious Girls Elare Spirited Teams
This year's cheerleading squad has been most suc-
cesslul in leading our sports fans in stimulating cheers.
Cheerleaders, in their way, are as essential a part of the 'pf
teams' success as the playing itself. Any game is made t v 5
complete only by the enthusiasm the cheerleaders pro-
vide and transmit to their audience.
The drive lor better cheering, led by Judy Keppler -
our head cheerleader-flashed new costumes for the
squad. The maroon jumpers and white jackets added a
spark to thc appearance ol the cheerleaders and vicari-
ously improved the school's performance on the field. '
Active, spirited cheerleaders are a tradition at Abing-
ton and have continued this year to add verve to the
old "spirit" in its new home.
Sally Burger slums bubbling enthusiasm.
lunior Varsity squad leads crowd in an encour-
Formal Dedication lnitiates New School
"Good Schools Make a Better Community and
lforevcr Shall Be lineouraged" was the title of the
major address given by Dr. Harold C. Hunt,
llnder Secretary of Health, lidueation and Wel-
fare at Ahington Iligh School's formal dedication
service, 'l'uesday, Octohcr 23. l956. Fifteen days
hcfore, Dr. Millard If. Clladfelter of the School
Authority had inserted the cornerstone in the
huilding. formally marking its completion. Be-
tvveen these events thirteen thousand people had
visited A. ll. - proving to cvcryonc's Satisfac-
tion that education shall indeed forever . . . "Be
l-Ineouraged", NVith the presentation of the key
Io the hnilding from Architect Ioseph Wigmore to
Nlr. Allmert McCoy. President of the School Board.
and Ur. VV. liugene Stull. Principal, our great new
lntilding ollicially cmharlccd on its ultimate pur-
pose of inaliing a "Better Community".
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School Officials, Dr. English, Mr.
Hedncr, Dr, Koehler, Mr. Mc-
Coy, Hon. Mrs. llenzel, Mr.
Andrews, Mr. Smith and Dr.
Stull inspect the foyer during
Dr. VV. lfugene Stull, high school principal, receives the
school key from
Schools xvhilc Ur.
Steve Polen, Mr.
Dr. O. Il. English, Superintendent o
Ciladfelter looks on.
McCoy, Ur. Cladfelter, Sarah Murray,
Charles Ruzicka, and Frances Miller take an active part
in the cornerstone
'Il1L Abington High School Band under the dlregtlon ol Mr Verus Weaver proxided faithful 5upport for the loot
ball lldm by both night .md day
Band and Color Guard
Color Guard: Cleft to rightj Nancy Hislop, Sandra Linden, Ioan Gill, Carolyn Fox.
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H356-57 sports' season.
Drill Team: Qleft to rightj B.
Prank, C. Hargadon, P. Wright,
I. Oreutt, I. Moeller, S. Stiizf
inger, I, Beaumont, M. Stiekney,
S. Mahon, I. Childe, C. Smyth.
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Baton Twirlers: Cleft to right, I.
Fetter, C. Williams I. White, I.
Remmey, V. Hornbaker, D.
Bushnell, Elaine Keating. D.
Flag Baton: Cleft to rightj Back
Row: I. Norris, B. Yarrnll, M.
Fleming, C. Spangler, R. Keyser,
P. Fitaliront Row: C. Behan, S.
Ienks, E. liomiller, A. Snellen-
burg, I. Ienks.
Service to the school and community is provided by the Spirit
Committee, Varsity "A" Club, Snack Bar Staff, and Wheel Club.
These organizations give students an opportunity to further the gen-
eral wellare of the school in ways not quite athletic- although con-
tingent to the sehool sports program, nor academic - although in sup-
port ol the tradition which is Abington. The Spirit Committee super-
vise and plan pep rallies. The Snack Bar Staff runs dog house and
counter at athletic events. Varsity "A" plans football souvenir pro-
grams-and presents award assemblies while the Wheel Club-
sponsored by the local Rotary Club-acts as a point of contact
between the school and community. The former are traditional at
A. ll. S. while the Wheel Club is an innovation this season, anxious
to add its enthusiasm to our well-rounded, school-community pro-
The Snack Bar Committee: If
Fenninger, R. Decker, C. Ren
nett, I. Mynders, D, Spence. I'
Bouleher, I. Alexander, Mrs
Lenner, P. Strickland, T. Iiherly
E. Kellogg, N. Strauhmiller, If
Wheel Club Ollleers: Roger
Breeding, Chuck Sherno, Bill
The Wheel Club: Brick Row
tlelt to rightb R. Breeding. C.
Douglas, Il. Uwens, ll. Cegler.
C. llolmes, D. Bourne, S.
Rhoads, K. Potts, A. l.useh, R.
Iadiels, T. lirtel, R. Kaullman,
W. Thomas, C. Ripley, C. Don'
aldson, ll. lllrieh, R. Buck, C.
Iungels. Front Row: VV. llam-
hrecht, W. Wilson, R. Snyder,
T. Bowden, C. Sherno.
Cliulvluy RuzuL.i, lefl Hughes,
Roy Kolb, and l.ee Tliomplcins,
our uzlpulnle Varsity "A" Club
The Spirit Committee: Back
Row: ileft to rightj I. Wieg-
mann, T. Eberly, D. Doll, M.
Tanner, P. Evoy, B. Woodward,
C. Behan, B. Rickner, E. Beebee,
D. Spence, B. Yarroll, E, Kellogg,
Mrs. Lenner. Middle Row:
I. Alexander, C. Bennett, R
Decker, I. Mynders. Front Row:
I. Krnekel, H. Durand, C. Krem-
ser, I. Bueknam, M. Davis, P.
Strickland, P. Boutcher, I. Ober-
Tho Saturrlay cast in thcir placvs: llc-lt to right? Bon Ianncy, Hvlvn Pvll, Str-V0 Polcn, Deborah Pvltz. Stow Rubins. Sally
CIr'c-trlwn Kovnig. Uolno Supplvo. Irons' lVlcl7owL'll, Sandra Lindon. Burger. Robert Rubvclc.
NSAVAGE' but Good Production:
Ann W4-iss arlmirvs Ianni DTRk0,S imaginary baby while Gwen
NVuml0rlv wc-ms mmplc-tc-ly clisintvrvstcd.
Thx- l'rocl1u-tion Stall: Cleft to rightj Ralph Gallo, Thomas Ann-
aniv, Ivaninc- Iuflgv, Richard Cillarcl, Carol Spindvll, Roberta
VVvlls. Al l:i1S9l1!HII'T. Iohn Diotorly. Sam Chubb. Randolph Charn-
bvrw, Ioan Gill, Rogvr lfvoy, Rivharcl Arnold, Ioan Mc'Millan.
lilain Ilomillor, Iilainc Laull, Sally Slitzingcr, Sandra White and
nu-.,...- .E ....,....7,...f,,
l5riday's cast pictured tlelt to rightj are: Bill Wilson, Rodney Cook, Walter Tap-
pert, Cordon Clinehard, Sally Burger, Ianet Drake, Carol Heath, Gwen Wunderle,
lIill Clayton, Annette lacquelin. and Ann Weiss.
Class of 357 Senior Pla
THE SAVAGE FAMILY
Titus tthe Senatorj
Lily Belle tthe Internationalistj
Samuel ttbe Iudgeb
Mrs. Savage tthe Problemj
rllerriliel Wonderful! Marvelous! These are the words still on
the tongues ol those who saw "The Curious Savagen, a comedy, pre-
sented by the Senior Class ol 1957, The story tells of the attempt
ol a woman's scheming relatives to have her wealth turned over to
them. The lamily puts Mrs. Savage into a mental institution where
the story takes place. Who can forget Ann Weiss and Gretchen
Koenig as the lovable Fairy May: or Cwen Wunderle and Debby
Peltz as the pessimistic Mrs. Paddy: or Carol Heath and Helen Pell
as Mrs. Savage?
It would be difficult to determine who played his part best. since
each one provided a lasting entertainment experience to initiate the
use ol our new stage in drama, In retrospect, we may be sure that
all ol those who participated as well as the audience thoroughly
enjoyed the "Curious Savage."
Pell, Rubins, Bubeck, and Burgtr con
spire to get the Savage money
Heath bites Burger
Koenig, McDowell, Supplee, I tnden and
Pell listen to Ianney play.
,-.av -- ' '
Miss Brchm cringcs during
C :ist bids attdictttt' miivtt 'till '58,
Cami lit-hart Hztrvvy Bzlcztl and Rick
Herald Pcirscm atrikc a mczm
Bt-lmv-Victorian bathing beauties cavurt on thc
Cala Night stage.
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Kin-k vlwriis piviils In slum' ull luminiius c'USlLllm'S.
iilp viirvrils WIS 1 qiiivk Iiltmi. i
'l'lii- drill tczlm sms its sight on thc- audience
Irimm lin- flflxill slugs' .11 C N
Mary Lou Davis
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Abington Oracle Editors: Dave Watson, Libby Guth,
and Ellen Beebee, pause in their work to give us
X. N' s
Diane Gaekenbaeh and Carol Spindell
stork industriously on their sketches.
Ioann Meyer, Diane Cackenbaeh,
George Royle, Marley Hodgson,
Ellen Beebee, Mr. Young, Ioan
Wiegmann, Dave Watson, Bev
Yarroll. and Ieannine Iudge
gather around desk to inspect
. Ellen Beebee
Q Dave Watson
" Ioan Wiegmann
' Ginny Teubel
Through this school spectrum we hope we have illustrated in :t
pleasant way the highlights of the year i956-57. With the setting
of our new school, every phase of Abington life presented challenge
for a bigger and better yearbook which we hope in some degree we
Wm. W, Young
junior stall members Iell Hughes. Ioan NVicgmann. Ginny
Teubel. and Ed Fenninger are hard at work, as usual.
. . . . 9t V494
T0 URK AT URPHY'
My name is Betty and I have a story wnich I
think will interest many of you. It'l about my ex-
perience in the retailing field. Believe me, Variety
Store business is fast-moving and interesting. Each
counter is a store in itself.
Here at Murphy's one learns retailing from the
bottom up! I started out as an extra salesgirl, working
every day after school. When I was graduated, I was
fortunate to be placed in charge of a counter. I never knew how really
interesting this work could be . . . lt's just like having a shop of my own.
Pm growing here, taking more responsibility as I go. There's still
more room for advancement . . . I can work myself into a position of
merchandise buyer, section supervisor or bookkeeper in the office. Soon
I hope to be selected to train for the job of Personnel Directress in a large
new Murphy Store.
All of us at Murphy's have an equal chance to better ourselves. From
what I can see Murphy's is tops in training . . . and there isn't l. store
in town to beat Murphy's on Employee benentsl
If you're ambitious to make a "go" of retailing, join the "Gang" at
Murphys soon as you can.
G. C. MURPHY COIVIPA Y
WM. C. GLEMSER
APPLIANCES - RADIO - TELEVISION
SALES and SERVICE
Call WA 4-5567 or TU 4-6245 25 S. Easton Road, Glenside
For your Sporting Goods go to
H obbyla nd
in the Hunfingdon Valley Shopping Center
BRODY'S DEPARTMENT' STORE
FOR VALUE AND SERVICE
EASTON ROAD AT GLENSIDE AVE. GLENSIDE, PA.
Open Evenings Except Tuesday
FOR EVERYTHING IN MUSIC
'I' HE MUSIC BOX
410 YORK ROAD QNext to Bankj
.lENKINTOWN'S COMPLETE MUSIC STORE"
E E Shupp, Jr. TU 4-5958
L. G. BALFOUR COMPANY
"Known wherever there are schools and colleges'
CLASS RINGS - PINS - DIPLOMAS
MEDALS and TROPHIES
1601 Chestnut Street Philadelphia 3, Penna
Abington Bank 81 Trust Co.
Patronize your local bank
OPEN 7 A.M. to I0 P.M
V. 84 F. SERVICE
Firestone Tires - Accessories - Auto Repairs
Pickup and Delivery Service
MT. CARMEL Sc N. HILLS AVENUES
NORTH HILLS, PA.
STANDARD PRESSED STEEL COMPANY
Klenk's Sinclair Service
Complete Lubrication and Washing
Nlt. Carmel and North Hills Avenue
R. Benge D. G. Brown
25 S. Easton Road - Suite 200
Phone: Tllrner 74325, 7-1326
I07 S. Easton Road
Best Wishes to the Class
Glenside, Pennsylvania MI. Elnd Mrs. TO1'1'1PlClI1S
3009 Mt. Carmel Open 9-9 Daily
Senior Advisor Room
.IOHNNIE SCHNEIDER BEVERAGE
1546 Easton Road
Willow Grove 0895 TU 7-4488
Studebaker-Packard Willow Grove 1427 - 2328
F. M. PASTORE, INC.
Sales and Service
1538 Easton Road, Roslyn, Pa.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter V. Czarnecki, Jr.
1102 York Road
Sonny s Sandwich Shop
211 York Road
1 n Variety of Sandwiches 1 Hoagies - Steaks
Spaghetti 81 Ravioll
Compliments Luca's Hair Styling
2745 Limekiln Pike
North Hills, Pa.
FAMOUS FOR FINE FOODS
8 Private Dining Rooms Available for
BANQUETS - ANNIVERSARIES
Material Handling Equipment
Belt Conveyor - Elevators P
Stationary or Portable
Frank A. Kremeser 8. Sons, Int.
Philadelphia 36, Pennsylvania
s 92 A WEEK
BURD H. ARMOR - Typewrifers
76 N. York load Willow Grove, Pa.
Opposite Grove Theatre
Open Wed., Fri. 'til 9:00 Willow Grove 2610
Ienkintown Bank 8. Trust
"Where The Bus Stops At The Door"
Member Federal Reserve Bank
Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
FRANK'S FOOD MARKET
Your Friendly Richmond Store
WELDON AUTO SUPPLY C0.
Automotive Replacement Parts
Machine Shop Service
Easton Road at Jenkintown Road
WI-lITE'S SERVICE STATION
Lowest Prices in Suburbs
Easton 8: Jenkintown Roads
Are you dining out tonight?
Why not visit the
J 84 L Restaurant
2609 W. Mt. Carmel Avenue
Chicken Cacciattore, Veal Scallopini, etc
WVhy not stop in for a visit?
Child's menu available
Party and Banquet Facilities
Meet Your Friends Over A
Waller Motors, Inc.
York Sc Harte Roads
Lincoln - Mercury - Continental
Sales X: Service
North Higgs, Pennsylvania Serving this community for over 26 years
D0 ATO BRO .
Complete Food Market
I8l I Horace Avenue, Abington
'l'llrner 4-8951 - 4-8950
McCloskey Varnish Co.
JIM It BILI.'S TEXACO
1165 York Road -Abington
Next to the Antique Shop
"Where the White Horse Stands
For Appointment TUrner 4-6255
"Selling Homes Is Our Business"
Real Estate and Insurance Compliments
m,y,,, Pa, TU ,,,,6,,,, cluuusou REALTY co.
, 2743 Limekiln Pike TUrner 4-1285
Upholstcring in All Its Branches As It Should Be Done
Keswick Building - Glenside, Pa.
SERODY It SERODY INC.
ORIOLE CUT RATE
Greeting Cards - Sundries
Abbott Ice Cream - Toys
Candy - Fountain Scrvice
Corner Keswick 8: Glenside Avenues
Best Wishes to the 1957 Graduates
THE MUSIC BOX
410 York Road fnext to Bankj
"jcnkintown's Complete Music Store"
1- E. .Shupp, jr. TU-4-5958
Free Parking Corner West 8: Cottman
LADIES' and GENTS' FURNISHINGS
Mt. Carmel and Tennis Avenues
KESWICK PHOTO SHOP
QGerdings Photo Service,
Photo Supplies - CAMERAS -- Photo Finishing
Cine Sc Commercial Photography
ione TU 4-3303 289 Keswick Ave.
118 S. Easton Road
1122 York Road - Abington, Pennsylvania
Expert Workmanship - All work Guaranteed
For Services, Call TUrner 4-9338
Compliments of Dr. Louis A. Wiklor
ROCKLEDGE BEVERAGE CO.
.-lll Bramlx limo' and Soda
F ree Delivery
ill HUNTINC-DON PIKE ROCKLEDGE, PA.
lie humhle enough to obey. You will be giving orders
yourself some day.
Compliments 1 A Friend
A. H. B. SKEATH
2732 Limekiln Pike North Hills, Pa.
2753 Limekiln Pike
North Hills, Pennsylvania
Open Evenings Sundays From 9:30 to 2:00
Huntingdon Pike at Rockledge Ave.
Your Income Tax, Bid Estimate and Accounting
worries have been solved by the creation of three
new accounting methods.
hnporls - Handmade Jewelry For full information contact,
Hostess Needs - Cards
Open Evenings Cl-leltenham 3415 LLQYD W' HAMILTON
H529 Rothley Ave. Roslyn, Pa.
Rubin Tarnoll, l'h.G.
370 N. Easton Road
Phone TU 4-5862
GLEN FOOD MART
347-49 Easton Road
tQl,l-2NSlDE'S FINEST AND MOST COMPLETE
Restaurant and B.B.Q. Bar
Outdoor and Indoor Service
wil llsnnilton Avenue XVillow Grove, Pennsylvania
Phone XVillow Grove ll79
ftlpen Every Day and Nighty
Catering to Banquets and Parties
140 E. Glenside Avenue
CHERRY GOWN SHOP
2271 Mt. Carmel Avenue
251 Keswick Ave.
Smart Mens H'ear
118 So. Easton Road
MT. CARMEL LAUNDROMAT
2256 Mt. Carmel Ave.
BAEDERWOOD ESSO SERVICENTER
LIENKINTOWN L mtgotza Roms
JACK 8- JILL SHOP
432 York Road
Toys - Games - Juvenile Furniture
WALTER E. KAYSER
Ready to Wear - Custom Made
Restyling - Repairing - Certihed Cold Storage
237 Keswick Avenue Glenside, Pa.
YOUNG IDEAS IN CLOTHES
812 Yvest Avenue
RALPH'S BARBER SHOP
911-I3 Township Line
Elkins Park, Pa.
TU 4-4396 De Luxe Service
LARMON CAMERA SHOP
Photographic Supplies and Equipment 1 RU' B' V' QLOTHINQ ,
Photo Finishing by our own Brilliant Tone Process tflealllllg - Dyeing - Repairing
Avenue of Shops -- Jenkintown, Pa. Phone W' C" 1608 ,
I.-me parking - fl-Urner 6,4550 1717 So. York Road Abington, Pa.
Open Sunday - Large Assortment Lunch Meats
PLOCKIE'S BEVERAGE COMPANY
Limekiln Pike 8: Cricket Avenue
fOpposite Edgehill Fire Co.j
North Hills, Pa.
'09 5- Plaslon Rd- Glensidef Pa- sodas - We Deliver - Phone 'ru 4-9034
WOOLFOLK DRUG STORE Willow Grove 3555
. . ROYCHESTER PARK FOOD MARKET
haston Road at Hamilton Avenue
Phone 9163 Willow Grove, Pa. l7l5 York Road Abington, Pa
C' D' LAMPHERE Congratulations Seniors
Phone TU-4-6989 FTOIH
2901 Mt. Carmel Avenue ,
North Hills, Pennsylvania Adwsor Room 118
Be lltll deceived: God is not mocked: for whatso- of
ever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. Advisor Room 1 17
W. J. PICKWELL
423 York Road
Appliances Fixtures Lamps
Richard E. Kuhn '39
711 West Ave.
Jenkintown TU 4-4550
JOHN S. MILNE
4610 Frankford Ave.
2014 E. Chelten Ave.
ABINGTON HOBBY SHOP
1114 old York Road
Crafts - Games - Hobbies - Records
H. O. Kits - Model Planes - Model Boats
Best Wishes From
Family Outfitters Since 1905
Opposite Reading Railway Station
ABINGTON SNACK SHOP
In The Heart Of Abington
1117 York Road
J. Rosamilia, Prop.
1130 EASTON ROAD
Free Delivery - TU. 4-3944
Eugene Gottlieb, Registered Pharmacixt
WESLEY E. McCOY
comnm tANnscAPs connuicnuc
Maintenance 0 Shrubbery
Designing 0 Planting
Grading 0 Top Soil
Serving Montgomery County
406 Tanner Rd. Hatboro, Pa.
Store: WVIllow Grove 1107
Seed and Fertilizer
DANSBY and RICHTER
Power Mowers - Garden Supplies - Chain Saws
SALES AND SERVICE
1735 Old York Road Abington, Pa.
For Better Roofing:
Call TUrner 4-4000 - HAncock 4-2509
EASTERN ROOFING 8. SIDING
2270 E. Mt. Carmel Ave. Glenside, Pa.
Modern Baths - Additions - Storm Windows
Heating - Alterations - Kitchens
WM. F. MCCULLOUGH
Registered Master Plumber
SALES - SERVICE
Plumbing 8c Heating
MARTIN'S AUTO REPAIR
2879 Limekiln Pike
North Hills, Pennsylvania
Trimming - Topping
Removing - Planting
Chelt. 8270-M 119 Township Line
Chelt. 8728 Philadelphia ll, Pa.
STORAGE TUrner 4-3273
NORTH HILLS, PA.
PIANO MOVING PACKING
Spraying - Power Saw - Work Guaranteed
SALES 8: SERVICE
H. TEX DANSBY
EXPERT TREE WORK
Phone TUrner 7-4318
CHeltenham 8728 Night CHeltenham 2531
SNYDER'S TYDOL SERVICE
119 Township Line Road
QWest of Burholme Parkj
Philadelphia ll, Pa.
2157 Woodland Road Abington, Pa. Towing Service - Night or Day
Driveways - Rough and Finish Grading
Top Soil 8c Sod
ANDREW H. SASSANE
626 Roosevelt Ave.
Equipment for Hire
Cesspools - Septic Tanks Built and Cleaned
WE TELEGRAPH FLO WERS
W. BERNARD KESLER 8. BRO.
"Florists for the Particulaf'
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TU-4-2424 115 Tennis Avenue
TU-4-3109 North Hills, Penna.
GLEMSER ELECTRIC SERVICE
Television and Appliances
Sales and Service
25 S. Easton Road
Call TU 4-6245 - WA 4-5567
GERHARDS RECORD SHOP
The latest in Records 84 Hi-Fi
Easton Road 8c Keswick Avenue
Phone TU 4-8653
. O. C. IGround Observer Corpsl
Willow Grove Post
Call Civilian Defense Class '29
243 Keswick Avenue Glenside
School - Office - Duplicating
Greeting Cards - Rubber Stamps
Public Stenography - Mimeographing
Open Evenings - Free Delivery
Phone: TU 7-8982
L. A. BURTON
ELECTRICAL SUPPLY CO.
J. FRANK FLECK CO.
714 West Avenue
D. H. Barsh, B.Sc., Ph.G.
York Road at West Ave.
Prescription Dept. TU 4-1447
Canlley Cl Company
Contractors and Engineers
Whitaker 8. Godfrey Avenues
Philadelphia 24, Pennsylvania
Compliments of the
Phone TU. 4-9253
Chas. E. McKinney, Prop.
Headquarters for Valvoline Oil
Complete Auto Service - Ignition Work
EASTON ROAD AND TAGUE AVE
Chrysler Plymouth Imperial wrn. A. Inc.
LUMBER and BUILDING SUPPLIES
Millwork + Builders Supplies
Bricks + Doors + Plywood + Sheetrock
York Road and Cherry Street Flagstone + Builders Tools + Hardware
Jenkintown, pa. Phone Willow Grove 9114 - 9195
TU 437900 Easton Rd. Roslyn
om vom: nom: PUBLISHING co. Jgnkinmwn F0111
Under New Management
423 Johnson Street
Jenkintown Pa See us for your next deal
TU 6-3300 95 York Road TU 4-8100
I CLAIR REFINING C0lVlPANY
4415 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia 4, Pennsylvania
Fuel Oil and Oil Burning Equipment
Complzmenif qi 6l Frzmcf
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