Abraham Lincoln High School - Railsplitter Yearbook (Des Moines, IA)

 - Class of 1983

Page 73 of 232

 

Abraham Lincoln High School - Railsplitter Yearbook (Des Moines, IA) online yearbook collection, 1983 Edition, Page 73 of 232
Page 73 of 232



Abraham Lincoln High School - Railsplitter Yearbook (Des Moines, IA) online yearbook collection, 1983 Edition, Page 72
Previous Page

Abraham Lincoln High School - Railsplitter Yearbook (Des Moines, IA) online yearbook collection, 1983 Edition, Page 74
Next Page

Search for Classmates, Friends, and Family in one
of the Largest Collections of Online Yearbooks!



Your membership with E-Yearbook.com provides these benefits:
  • Instant Access to Millions of Yearbook Pictures
  • High-Resolution, Full Color Images Available Online
  • Search, Browse, Read, and Print Yearbook Pages
  • View College, High School, and Military Yearbooks
  • Browse our digital annual library spanning centuries
  • Support the Schools in our Program by Subscribing

Page 73 text:

Travel dreams come true Every year, Lincoln students enjoy the chance to travel to far away places like New York, Paris, Rome, and Washington, D C. During spring break, 14 juniors took off for New York City and Washington, DC, as part of the united Nations Tour sponsored by the UN Association of Greater Des Moines. Selection of students was based on their academic achieve- ment and extra-curricular activities. They saw such sights as the U.S. Captiol, Empire State Building, and the presidential memorials. From July 3 to July 30, two Lincoln students ventured to Europe to visit Austria, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, and Italy. They saw the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Vatican in Rome, and the ruins of Athens in Greece. The trip is sponsored by the American institute of For- eign Study. Chrystiane Silva (opposite page, top left) rubs the nose of Abe for good luck Cilles Marceau shows a fast way to get down Lincoln stairways. The Statue of Liberty is one of the most popular sights, according to UN Tours. Foreign exchange students, Chrystiane Holanda e Silva and Cilles Marceau exchange impressions of life at Lincoln. The United States Capitol (top left) is a memorable expe- rience for the UN Tour group. UN Tour (first row) Linda George, Gail Scarpino, Pam Cooksey, Carolyn Sarisco (second row) Krista Hohler, Theresa Gerst, Bruce Gast, Anna Filippelli (third row) John Gilman, Brenton Burnett Brent Gast. Europe trip : Aimee Shirley and Gia Scurletis.

Page 72 text:

Students from France, Brazil experience Railsplitter life Coming to the United States was a challeng- ing experience for Chrystiane Holanda e Silva and Cilles Marceau. They both came to the US under the international Student Exchange program. Chrystiane is from Fortaleza, Brazil, and lived at the home of Jerry Hickey, social science department. When asked what she liked the best in the United States, Chrystiane commented, " The people, Lincoln High, and the food. " The big- gest problem she encountered was English. Living in Brazil, she speaks Portugese, and experienced many language barriers here. Cilles, 17-year old exchange student from Montargis, France, which is about 50 miles south of Paris, lived with Jim Grant and his family. Cilles said that the way people think and the things that they do in the United States are different from France . . .that this is what makes the United States more fun. Cilles commented, " The best things in the United States are the people and my new friends. " 68



Page 74 text:

Debate has successful year; adds 49 trophies in an outstanding season, 27 active debaters earned 87 degrees, and 49 tro- phies. Fifteen members qualified for the state tournament, debating in over 1097 rounds. The team competed with almost all dis- trict schools. Tournaments included Brind- ley at UNI, The Bull Creek Classic at Atlantic, and the National Forensics League Districts. Debaters started right out by breaking record winning their first Sweepstakes troph y at university of Northern lowa, accumulating more points than any other team. Along with this, they placed their first finalists in district tournaments and qualified for the Orange Bowl in Florida at Florida international University. Coach Linda Schlak (top left) models a debate T- Shirt at Bortells Ranch. Mike DeYoung, Roger Karnes, Todd Sy verson, Bonnie Mehl, Janelle Chase and Linda Schlak take a break from debating in Florida. Bonnie Mehl glances at the notes in debate Roger Karnes shows his experience in a contest (opposite page) Tom Cady is one of the many teachers who donated during the annual blood drive. John Petosa looks very excited for his 6:45 a m meeting Student Council officers: Todd Worthington, chief justice; Selena Col- lett, secretary; Teresa McConnell, treasurer; Sue Neal, vice-president; John Petosa, president 70

Suggestions in the Abraham Lincoln High School - Railsplitter Yearbook (Des Moines, IA) collection:

Abraham Lincoln High School - Railsplitter Yearbook (Des Moines, IA) online yearbook collection, 1980 Edition, Page 1

1980

Abraham Lincoln High School - Railsplitter Yearbook (Des Moines, IA) online yearbook collection, 1981 Edition, Page 1

1981

Abraham Lincoln High School - Railsplitter Yearbook (Des Moines, IA) online yearbook collection, 1982 Edition, Page 1

1982

Abraham Lincoln High School - Railsplitter Yearbook (Des Moines, IA) online yearbook collection, 1985 Edition, Page 1

1985

Abraham Lincoln High School - Railsplitter Yearbook (Des Moines, IA) online yearbook collection, 1986 Edition, Page 1

1986

Abraham Lincoln High School - Railsplitter Yearbook (Des Moines, IA) online yearbook collection, 1987 Edition, Page 1

1987

1985 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1970 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1972 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1965 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1983 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1983 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals
FIND FRIENDS AND CLASMATES GENEALOGY ARCHIVE REUNION PLANNING
Are you trying to find old school friends, old classmates, fellow servicemen or shipmates? Do you want to see past girlfriends or boyfriends? Relive homecoming, prom, graduation, and other moments on campus captured in yearbook pictures. Revisit your fraternity or sorority and see familiar places. See members of old school clubs and relive old times. Start your search today! Looking for old family members and relatives? Do you want to find pictures of parents or grandparents when they were in school? Want to find out what hairstyle was popular in the 1920s? E-Yearbook.com has a wealth of genealogy information spanning over a century for many schools with full text search. Use our online Genealogy Resource to uncover history quickly! Are you planning a reunion and need assistance? E-Yearbook.com can help you with scanning and providing access to yearbook images for promotional materials and activities. We can provide you with an electronic version of your yearbook that can assist you with reunion planning. E-Yearbook.com will also publish the yearbook images online for people to share and enjoy.