Academy of Our Lady of Peace - Villa Montemar Yearbook (San Diego, CA)
- Class of 1955
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Text from Pages 1 - 116 of the 1955 volume:
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Patricia Crowley, Editor-in-chief
Gail Graham, Associate Editor
Joanne Wantuch, Copy
Charlene Borgercling, Photography
Susanne Ryan, Business
Paula Stuftler, Art
Bonita Fleetwoocl, Art
We are two Academy girls
Whose story gradually unfurls
As you turn the pages of this hook,
And stop to take another look
At times and trials that we survive
With ioy in nineteen fifty-five'
VILLA MONTEMAR, '55
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Our Spiritual Leaders.
Our Teachers . . .
Our Graduates . . .
Our Underclassmen . . .
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First Quarter ..... .
Second Quarter . . .
Third Quarter . . . .
Fourth Quarter .......
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Seventh and Eighth Grades . . .
Fifth and Sixth Grades . . .
Third and Fourth Grades . .
First and Second Grades . .
Queen of the Apostles,
whose mission is to bring
Jesus to mankind, inspire
and guide our spiritual
leaders and our teach-
ers, in union with you, to
bring Christ to those
who follow them.
OUR HOLY FATHER Pope Pius XII
upon the proclamation of the Feast
of the Queenship of Mary addresses
a prayer of his own composition to
Our Lady: "With legitimate filial
pride, we wish to exalt your Queen-
ship and to recognize it as due to
the Sovereign excellence of your
entire being, O Most Sweet True
Mother of Him Who is King by right,
by inheritance, and by conquest."
A few days prior to November 1, 1954, Our Holy Father gave to the world
an encyclical, "Ad Coeli Reginam," in which he proclaimed the new Feast of the
Queenship of Mary to be observed each year on May 31. .
In keeping with the Pontiff's behest to all Christians to "turn their eyes to her
whom they see vested with royal power," the VILLA MONTEMAR staff has chosen
to honor their Queen and Mother by making her Queenship the theme of their
Borrowing from Our Holy Father's prayer, the yearbook staff presents the
completed VILLA MONTEMAR, '55 to Our Lady on the first Feast of her Queenship,
May 31, 1955, praying for themselves and for the students of Our Lady of Peace
"Reign over our minds, that we may seek only what is true, over our wills that we
may follow solely what is good, over our hearts that we may love nothing but what
you yourself love."
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Celebrating the fortieth anniversary of his ordination to the holy priesthood,
September 21, 1954, His Excellency, the Most Reverend Charles F. Buddy, D.D.,
Bishop of San Diego, offered a Solemn Pontifical Mass of Thanksgiving in St.
Ordained in Rome, His Excellency served twenty-two years at the Cathedral
in his native city, St. Joseph, Missouri, first as curate, then assistant, and finally as
His administrative ability did not go unnoticed for on October 1, 1936, the
late Pope Pius Xl raised him to the episcopacy as the first Bishop of San Diego.
Assuming the crozier of St. Didacus in 1937, he was told "the harvest is yours
to sow and yours to reap . . . " Following this counsel, His Excellency has directed
a convert apostolate which has spread to dioceses throughout the United States and
has won praise from our present Pope Pius Xll.
EACH YEAR, HIS Excellency, the Most
Reverend Bishop, honors Our Lady
of Peace with several visits. Tradi-
tionally, the Bishop formally opens
the school year by offering the Holy
Sacrifice of the Mass in the Acad-
emy chapel in honor of the Holy
Spirit that He guide and direct the
studies and activities of the year.
Students look forward to His Ex-
cellency's attendance at their Christ-
mas and school plays. Words of en-
couragement and counsel at Com-
mencement Exercises send graduates
forth with zeal and enthusiasm to
share their gift of faith with those
Photograph by Studio of the Cliffs
IN THE PROCESS of ratification by the faculty is the revised ASB Constitution. From left to right are
Sister Margaret Leo, Sister Robertine, Sister Stephanie, Sister Aileen Francis, principal, Sister Margaret
Alacoque, Sister Mary Bernard, Sister Virginia Joseph, and Sister Carmela.
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COMING TO SAN DIEGO from St. Louis in
l882, our teachers, the Sisters of St. Joseph
of Carondelet, started a school in a small house
at Second and G Streets, dedicated to Our
Lady of Peace. Three months later, they moved
to Third and A Streets, site of the present
WITH NEWSPAPER HEADLINES in l924, "Sis-
ters Buy Vandruff Estate" opens the history of
the Sisters at the present Academy.
WITH MOTHER ST. CATHERINE as principal,
the new Academy was formally dedicated,
May I4, 1927.
FOLLOWING MOTHER ST. CATHERINE as
principal were Sister Generosa, Sister Rosemary,
Sister William, and our present principal, Sister
Aileen Francis, who has a message for us, the
seniors of '55, Our Lady of Peace sixty-fifth
"Therefore iudge not before the time, until the Lord come, Who will both
bring to light the hidden things of darkness and will make manifest the counsels of
hearts: and then shall every man have praise from God."
On that day only, dear Seniors, can you rest secure in the accomplishments
which are yours. To praise you now would be a falsity. Life is before you. Material-
ism, secularism, confusion: the iangling noises of a fast-moving world await you.
As you go--go quietly.
Right values have been placed before you. The things of God, about which
there is ever wrapped an eternal quiet, have been given first place. Your merit
will not be in high places, but in a complete living out of your God-intended and
God-centered vocation - "Who will both bring to light the hidden things of
darkness and will make manifest the counsels of hearts" - counsels taught in the
quiet of your beloved Alma Mater, Our Lady of Peace. Then, and then only, shall
you "have praise from God." Because then you shall have been found faithful.
May God and Our Lady go with you!
Teaching Us , 1954 - 55
Sister Aileen Francis ....,....... Principal,
Religion IV, Music, Glee
Sister Margaret Alacoque..ReIigion ll,
Sister Mary Bernard ......,,.,.. English I,
Sister Robertine ,....,......,. Religion Ill,
Social Studies, Latin IV
Sister Virginia Joseph .............. Music,
Sister Carmela .................. Religion I,
Sister Stephanie ................ Religion l,
History I, Typing
Sister Margaret Leo ...... ...... S cience,
Latin I, Il
Mrs. Marguerite Mather ...,...... Drama
Miss Barbara Von ...,.. Phys. Education
Sister Mary Claire ...,.......... Principal,
Grades VII, VIII
Sister Veronica Jean .....,.. Grades I, II
Sister Mary Lawrence .... Grades V, VI,
Mrs. Helen Welle ........ Grades III, IV
Miss Florence Morzinski ...... Secretary
Miss Celia Zaragoza ..... .... L ibrarian
Mrs. Marguerite Mather
RETURNING TO THE Academy after an ab-
sence of seven years, Mrs. Mather teaches
drama. Particularly interested in the art of
speaking as well as in drama, Mrs. Mather
prepared the girls to participate in the Marian
Speech Tournament in Los Angeles, December
8, and to take the first steps in forming a
forensic league in San Diego.
Miss Celia Zaragoza
"NO HABLO MAS," are familiar words to
Academisses since Miss Zaragoza has been
in charge of the high school library. Even
though much of her time is spent in pursuing
girls with overdue books, she still finds time
to keep the library in perfect order.,
Miss Florence Morzinski v r
AFTER GRADUATING IN '53, Florence re-
turned to OLP the following September as
school secretafy. No pressure of wiark, effi-
ciently and promptly done, ever causes Flor-
ence to forget her' cheery smile and friendly
greeting. t A
Miss Barbara Von
ALTHOUGH THIS IS her first year at the
Academy, Miss Von is already noted for her
gymnastic work-outs and terrific volleyball
teams. Babs, who teaches Academisses gym
daily hails from San Diego State College
where she is doing post graduate work.
HOLDING THEIR FACULTY meeting in the Administration
tion of the grammar school in the stamp drive for the
missions. To Sister's left is Sister Veronica Jean, and to the
office, Sister Mary Claire, principal, discusses the coopera-
right, Mrs. Helen Welle, and Sister Mary Lawrence.
Queen of Virgins, be-
loved of God for your
spotless purity, ever pro-
tect this frogile virtue in
the heorts of our grad-
uotes ond our under-
SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS, president Margaret Farrell lleftl, secretary Reita Morey, vice-president
Mary Jo Norman, and treasurer Joni Wantuch take a last look at class symbols: Our Lady of Good
Counsel picture, Ferdinand wearing class beanie, together with senior sweater before parting with
them on Class Day, June 3.
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Memories are all that is left of our senior
year now, but they certainly are wonderful!
We came back to school in September and
silently wondered if we could ever have been
freshmen. Initiation was a highlight for us and
everyone will have to admit the frosh were
Being faithful to our mascot, Ferdinand, our
senior sweater emblems carried his image in
red and white.
We proved to be very able rally organizers
when a "Bop RalIy" for the annual drive was
the most successful of the year.
The traditional Mother's Tea during Ameri-
can Education Week was served by senior class
officers, November 9.
When we gave our last dance, "Stairway to
the Stars," every one agreed it was very suc-
cessful with its starry effect-especially if one
noticed the starry eyes of certain seniors that
December brought the Christmas play, "The
Lost Shepherd." A packed house proved that
our endeavors were a success.
We all know that one of the events which
all seniors cherish most is their last "Father
and Daughter Night." January I8 was the date
this year and remember how surprised we were
when we found out our fathers could iitter bug.
January exams gave us our usual worry but
somehow we all lived through them.
Again successful in the Miss OLP contest, the
coronation dance, "Springtime in Paris" given
by the iuniors was considered the best ever by
all of us.
We started out March with our annual re-
treat, March I-3, under Monsignor Hurd, our
excellent retreat master.
And then of course there was the senior play,
"Look Sunward Angel," with hidden dramatic
talent again found in the senior class.
Time has passed more quickly than ever.
Graduation fever was upon us by May. Senior
pictures were being signed, caps and gowns
fitted, and college entrance applications re-
turned. Final exams rewarded us with a silent
assurance that we had earned the title "Gradu-
ates." And now as we are patiently awaiting
June 6, our years at the Academy seem the
happiest that we have ever spent.
likes to play badminton and ping-pong 3
. . . will miss the chapel, point, and mile H' I A-
walk . . . dislikes her baoks . . . can always I
daydream to "Secret Love" . . . plans to be
teacher . . . enioys chatting with the girls V .E N
al the lunch table . . . can be heard saying,
Arl l, ll
Fighting 69th III
Dramalics Il, Ill
Glee Club I
Inner Circle l, ll
will always like, "Hold my Hand" . . .
had good times in biology class . . . defin-
itely plans marriage and possibly nursing
. . . will never forget the "Football Prom
'54" . . . likes to spend time singing . . .
could never adiust herself to snoopy people.
Class Cheerleader IV
Glee Club I
Christmas Play IV
Marian Pageant IV
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Char . . . can take up hours on the
telephone . . . very annoyed by nosey
people . . . likes dancing to "Tenderly" . . .
noted for her "crazy" parties . . . finds good
times with Joni and Gail . . . her future plans
include college, marriage, and a family.
Sodality Prefect IV
Christmas Play Ill
Honor Roll Il
Dramatics ll, lll, IV
Class Cheerleader I
lnner Circle I, Ill, IV
called "Peter" of "Petrus" . . . plans
to finish her education in Mexico City . . .
loves riding in convertibles, and dancing . . .
pals around with Amelita and Marie Esther
. . . dislikes having her charge checked . . .
would rather play basketball . . . is known
for her, "No hombre!"
Boarder's Council President IV
Varsity l, ll, lll, IV
Glee Club I
Varsity Captain IV
Eucharistic Committee Secretary IV
Music, Art l, ll, Ill, IV
, Patricia Crowley
' Pat . . . last seen "catin' " around with
l- Gail and Paula . . . ready to go any place
for a good time . . . will feel lost without
the responsibility of the annual . . . finds
talking comes naturally . . . plans college
for next fall . . . can be heard saying, "I
laughed so hard I nearly died!"
Annual Editor lV
Honor Roll I II
Class Secretary ll A
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Eucharistic Committee Chairman ll l W
Fine Arts l, ll, lll X 1
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likes to be called Julie . . . a proficient
figure skater . . . enioys classical music
. . . an athletic credit to the class . . . after
a skating career comes marriage . . . will
give her first private piano recital this year
. . . missed OLP dances, but mysteriously
brought gentlemen friends to cultural events.
GAA Vice-President III
Sports Commissioner ll, Ill
Class Team Captain ll, III
Ping-Pong Trophy ll
Fine Arts I, ll, lll, lV
Varsity Captain Ill
enjoys Junior Assembly activities . . . Lory . . . last seen begging Floradel to
spends her spare time reading . , always patronize a certain Chevron station . . . likes
gave the civics class a good laugh . . . plans to knit argyles . . . has a special attachment
to teach after college is always telling to the record "lt's a Woman's World" . . .
some wild tale at lunch hates the 8:15 attends innumerable bicycle tournaments . . .
e will miss hiking on the mile walk plans on working before marriage .
likes conservative music . Isn't that constantly exclaiming "Oh Glory!"
GAA President IV
Class Vice-President ll
GAA Secretary Ill
Class Secretary I
Varsity ll, lll, IV
Glee Club I, ll, lll
answers to many nicknames . . . can be
heard saying "Please, be quiet!" . . . likes
dancing and football games . . . will miss
the Candlelight Procession . . . enioys semi-
classical music . . . hopes to attend college,
work, then marriage . . , bothered by
people who talk constantly and do nothing
. . . is. fond of "red".
Class President IV
Sodality Secretary lll
Honor Roll l, ll, Ill
Class Volleyball lll, lV
Varsity Volleyball lll
Glee Club ll, lll
Bonita Fleetwood Beatrix Flourie
known for her radiant personality . . . known as Bebe . . . listens to waltzes by
wild about Texas, dancing, and drawing . . . the hour . . . pet peeve-taking notes dur-
spends her spare time communicating with ing English . . . will miss her friends after
the Army . . . will never be forgotten for graduation . . . fountain of knowledge for
her part in "Sunbonnet Sue" . . . insists on French II students . . . collects dolls and
no less than twelve children in her future spends holidays in Ensenada . . . seems
family. charged with atomic energy . , . plans to
Sodality Social Committee Chairman IV study medicine.
Class Treasurer lll Class Basketball Captain lll
Varsity Cheerleader lV Varsity ll, lll, lV
Dramatics ll, lll, lV Apostolic Committee Chairman IV
Villa Staff l, ll
Annual Staff lV
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new addition to the class of '55 . . . Grail . . . shags around with Pat and
likes popular music . . . often complains, Paula . . . seen at Christmas time knitting
"Well, after all . . . " . . . dislikes riding argyles . . . gets perturbed at Saints men
in crowded buses . . . will remember the who iust are not quite "tall' enough
Candlelight Procession . . . enioys singing likes popular music but not ian defm
in the Glee Club . . . hobbies include ceramic itely plans college . . . is never at a loss
painting and card games . . . plans to study for words.
AEW Essay Contest IV
ASB President IV
ASB Secretary Ill
Class President Il
Honor Roll I, II, III
Class Teams I, II, Ill, IV
Carra Representative lll
Therese Mae Graham
Terri . . . much in parish activities . . .
will never forget singing at the Naval Sta-
tion . . . likes dissecting animals in biology
classes . . . hopes to enter Mercy College
of Nursing . . . attended the Academy for
eleven years . . . frequently says, "I kid
fx Glee Club I, II
'Q My Inner Circle I, ll, lll
Office Monitorship I
Dramatics III, IV
J 1 Naval Station Choir I, ll, III, IV
called Flossre by many . . . finds life
amusing with Pat, Mary Jo, et al . . . will
grace a college campus next fall . . . likes
the color brown . . . went mad working
at Christmas . enioyed dancing at
Stairway to the Stars" . . . "Oh, she makes
ASB Vlce President IV
Class President III
Class Vice President III
Honor Roll I, ll
ss Teams I, II, III, IV
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Mary Beth Harrigan I
is fond of music by the "Melody Makers"
. . . will miss study classes in the lounge
. . . likes the song "Laura" . . . plans to
be a R.N., marry, and have a large family
. . . finds life hard when a certain bond
plays on week-ends.
Christmas Play IV
Marian Year Pageant IV
Dramatics ll, lll, IV
Glee Club I, II
Apostolic Committee lll
Prom Committee Ill
Joanie . . . likes dancing and parties . . .
makes money by baby-sitting . . . pet peeve
-hypocrites . . . had a wonderful time at
the Prom . . . one of the three year Latin
martyrs . . . last heard saying, "Let me
ASB Pin ll Ill IV
Glee Club ll
Inner Circle Il, III, IV
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Assistant Librarian Ill
Squadron Leader III
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a great supporter of "Saints" athletic
games . . . known under the alias of Janie
becomes easily disgusted with girls who
can out "drag" her . . . will attend Mercy
College of Nursing next fall . . . "Cut it out!"
Art I, ll, lll, IV
Drama ll, IV
ASB Pin I
Glee Club I, Il, IV
Christmas Play IV
frequently referred to as "Lulu" . . .
plans to be a fashion designer . . . collects
records . . . a daily commuter from Tiiuana
. . . enioys tennis and swimming in spare
time . . . listens to classical music . . . took
an extensive trip through Europe on her
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Katie . . . would love to have "some-
one" teach her the game of tennis . . . has
been seen around the Academy for twelve
.years . . . plans to be a veterinarian and
care for "Ieopards" . . . can be heard
saying, "I tell you l'm losing my mind!"
Glee Club I, ll, Ill
An 1, II, nl, IV
Class Basketball ll, Ill
Dramatics II, lll, IV
Music I, ll
Christmas Play IV
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has finally conquered her Boston accent
. . . supports all activities with the greatest -
of spirit . . . likes to ride in a Cadillac . . . 4
her favorite song is "Deep Purple" . . .
goes around with Jean Weber . , . wants 5'
to marry and have a large family . . . H
Varsity Manager IV
Class team lll, lV
Glee Club Secretary
Glee Club II, lll, IV
Dramatics Il, lll
Prom Committee lll
mysteriously known as "Pop" . . . is a
wonderful swimmer . . . associates with Jean
Muehlebach and will always remember her
wonderful friend Carol Senske . . . dislikes
being the middle man when passing notes
. . . tentatively plans a career of teaching
. . often says, "Oh, fine!"
Sodality Treasurer IV
Glee Club lll
Dramatics lll, lV
ASB Pin lll
Jean Ann McDonagh
an active member of the Junior Young
Ladies Institute . . . frequently seen with
Joan Henehan . . . likes classical music and
"Return to Paradise" . . . will miss biology
classes . . . eagerly looking forward to the
Baccalaureate Mass . . . wants to study
Class Volleyball lV
Assistant Librarian Ill
last seen daydreaming over her marvelous
time at a frat party . . . likes being a
varsity cheerleader . . . dislikes people with
colds . . . plans attending Mercy College
after graduation . . . likes music in general
known for her frequently repealed ex-
Class Cheerleader Ill, IV
Dramatics Il, lll, IV
Art I, II, III, IV
Glee Club I, II, IV
Christmas Play lll, IV
Perfect Attendance ll
be four years of college often says
"Oh, you guys' will miss the Candle
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would prefer her name spelled Marin CNT
. . . pet peeve-homework one of her
hobbies is swimming during biology class
. . . pals around with Mary Ellen Jean and
Anne . . . likes dancing to Harlem N
turne" . . . plans include college
Honor Roll I, Il
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Class Treasurer ll
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Class Secretary lll X X:
Red Cross Representative
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a cheerful redhead with beautiful brown
eyes, known to the class of '55 as Pat . . .
recently acquired a blue-green Austin . . .
enioys living in Coronado, but does not like
getting up so early . . . had a "wonderful"
time at "Stairway to the Stars."
Varsity Cheerleader II
L Hi-Debber Representative IV
Class Cheerleader Il
Art III, IV
halls from La Jolla in a coupe . . . enioys
music and art during her spare time . . .
eats cherries from a friend s lunch . . . has
the greatest slumber parties . . . plans
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Mary Jo Norman
often seen "bobbing" along . . . spends , I -
as much time as possible on the telephone M Al
. . . likes Bing Crosby's "Auctioneer" . . . i ,I 2
physical condition-"Gosh, l'm starved!" ' " I
. . . her future dream is to be an Airline
Stewardess . . . would like people to keep
I Avi' I definite appointments.
Class Vice-President Ill, IV
I I X. 4,5 Glee Club I, II
-If . Dramatics Il, III, IV
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, ,' Auditorium Committee Chairman IV
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,,",'Evee" 5 !,g.'has done a wonderful job
bjonldance. decorations . . . can dance to iust
about anything . . . "crazy" about biology
class . . . sends a number of "Air" mail
letters . . . future plans include lab tech-
nician training and marriage . . . "Oh you
Class Teams I, II, III, IV
Varsity Volleyball IV
Christmas Play ll, Ill, IV
C0-Curricular Award I, ll, Ill
Dance Decoration Chairman III, IV
Dramatics Ill, IV
Gerry . . . steers wildly around in a '53
Merc . . . really drives "art-fully" . . .
her companions include Katie, Mary Beth,
Shirley, et al . . . will never forget her role
as Saint Joseph in the Christmas play . . .
dislikes fast music.
Christmas Play IV
sodomy I, ll, Ill, IV
called "Scotty" because of her homeland
. . . likes to dance and go skating . . .
Friends include Jean Muehlebach, Colleen Fox,
and Dorothy Lesher . . . looking forward to
has been an active boarder since her
freshman year . . . favorite song is "Face
to Face" . . . takes snapshots as a hobby
. . . dislikes getting up at 5:30 a.m. on
cold mornings . . . spends her time talking
to Yolanda, Maria Esther, and Bebe.
Boarder's Council President Ill
Art I, ll, lll, lV
Sodality I, ll, lll, IV
a trip to Scotland . . . at appropriate times
always says, "lt's ridiculous!"
ASB Pin Ill
Glee Club Ill, lV
lnner Circle Ill, IV
Sodality ln, IV
Christmas Play lll
Cristy . . . detests the demerit system . .
always had a good time on Field Day . .
enioys walking through the gardens . . .
likes to go dancing and swimming . . . pals
around with Lourdes and Yolanda . . . plans
marriage for the future.
Art lll, lV
Typing lV Y
Sodality I, ll, III, lV
Queen of Hearts Ill
known to her friends as "Bunny" . . .
likes dances, parties, and football games
. . . her conversation is very "frank" . . .
companions are Gerry and Shirley . . . col-
lects records as a hobby . . . after her
,marriage she would like to live in Mexico
Varsity Cheerleader III
Class Play Ill
Dance Committees Ill, IV
Spanish Play Ill, IV
future plans include college, then marri-
age . . . known as "Sue" . . . drives a
chartreuse Ford convertible . . . likes music
with saxophone solos . . . associates mostly
with Mildred and Joan . . . her favorite sub-
iect is "gym" . . . hobbies include swimming,
tennis and ping-pong.
Annual Staff IV
Dramatics ll, Ill, IV
Class Teams I, Il, lll, IV
Christmas Play IV
Glee Club I, Il
Honor Roll ll, Ill ,dj
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- "Millie" . . . one of the ardent admirers I ,F
of the "military" . . . pals around with Sue
and .loan . . . plans to study nursing after g
graduation and then marriage . . . could -
listen to rhythm and blues all day . . . pet-
peeve-hyprocrites . . . always saying,
"I guess . . . "
Dramatics ll, Ill, IV
Class Volleyball I, IV
4-rv Glee Club I, ll, IV
I Operetto Lead ll
m 'U Christmas Play IV
Prom Committee Ill
Emma Singh Beverly Snow
greets people with "Howdy!" . . . collects
stuffed toys as a hobby . . . plans to maior
in Business Administration in college . . .
has enioyed boarder life for three years . . .
plays mostly popular music on the radio . . .
nucleus of her social life seems to be in
Apostolic Committee Secretary IV
Class Sodality Counselor IV
Boarder's Council Representative IV
Glee Club President IV
Christmas Play IV
Art I, II, III, IV
Class Volleyball Ill
Inner Circle IV Dramatics Il, IV
Sodality ll, III, IV
temperarngptal . . . on the trail of Pat
and Gail . . . dislikes people who are ir-
responsible . . . spends time chatting with
Florence over a common interest . . . enioys
listening to the Old Classics . . . always
talks on the phone for a lo-o-o-ng time
. . . would like to major in social welfare.
Annual Stott IV
Arl I, II, III, IV
Art Award ll
Honor Roll ll
Fighting 69th I, II, III, IV
Glee Club I, Il
Bev . . . likes cheering for football heroes
. . . thinks only the Four Freshmen can do
iustice to a song . . . wants to teach ele-
mentary school after college . . . one of
the twelve year students . . . discusses her
problems with Jane, Pat, and Mary Beth.
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Maria Esther Valle
likes to swim and dance . . . does not
like to drive across the border every after-
noon . . . will work and get married after
graduation . . . always enioyed Miss Hickey's
dramatizations . . . has a snapshot collec-
tion . . . is a five year student at Villa
Art III, IV
Sodality I, II, III, IV
Mary Ellen Voigt
Mimi . . . likes attending college social
activities . . . her spare time is spent read-
ing and playing the piano . . . would like
to study music in college, and later marry
. . . her favorite song is "Moonlight Seren-
ode" . . . likes people to show their school
Honor Roll Il
Music I, Il, Ill, IV
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Rita , . . shuffles in from Pacific Beach
everyday . . . likes to dance . . . thinks coral
and red clash . . . would rather do anything
but homework . . . pinches her "pennies"
. . . pals around with Evee and Joni . . .
plans on entering physical therapy . . , fre-
quently says, "Oh, reaIly!"
Dramatics Ill, IV
Co-Captain of Class Team IV
Apostolic Committee IV
Sodality Social Committee IV
Christmas Play IV
known as "Joni" . . . after college will
work in social service and then marry . . .
usually seen chatting with Charlene or Reita
. . , will remember the "lab" . . . has the
opinion any girl over 5'4" is tall . . . en-
ioyed playing boy's roles in the plays . . .
fond of "Ruby!"
Miss OLP lll
Class Treasurer IV
ASB Social Chairman IV
Dramatics Il, Ill, IV
Annual Staff IV
Glee Club I, Il
enloys riding around in Merc s people 1
likes to dance her favorite song is
Blue Moon a real supporter of football
and basketball games her spore time , ,LV I
WHILE TAKING A last walk through the grounds, seniors Shirley Blakely Ileftl, Colleen Fox, Margarita
Wallace, and Sheila Dawson pause at the Point to survey the view and to discuss plans after gradua-
tion. Seniors will always remember the beauty and peaceful solitude of the campus. Ever proud of
the gardens and pool, the girls enioy sharing the grounds with visitors.
eniorft eminiftceag Cionri iclerecl jufure
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I iust can't believe it! lt doesn't seem possible, but the calendar says June 1955 and that's the
time when I have to soy farewell to all my faithful followers. lf l'm not careful, l'll not only be the
only mascot to do the Fandango, but also the only one to cry.
Remember, seniors, when you first came to th - a emy in September, 1951? Jiminy Cricket
was your mascot then. ln January, your editi e ' -' surprised even the seniors when Pat
Crowley took honors as the editor. l'm sur at your greatest glory came when Dol-
ores Dowd was crowned Miss OLP at "Sw - -2 Before anyone realized it, the end of
the year was here, and that's when the niors - - - - 'e you.
1952 and '53 could be called th o.nx ear r us. We were not only the volleyball
and basketball champions, but came in- I irst Q rs L. t - VILLA and Annual drive. No one will
forget "Sunbonnet Sue," our sophomore peretta. i - . '. ders, playing the lead, proved to be
another Lily Pons. 0
Well, it was September again an his e u e - up rclassmen. Your dance, "Hearts in
Swing Time," during which Joni Want h s ed Mi s ' of 1954, was considered one of
the Academy's best. l know, too, Mar was p ' I d th your production, "Our Lady of
Fatima," May 28. Each of you must y have th "spec: " corsa -5: from the Junior-senior Prom.
So this brings us to our senior - . - - o your c i' s co or, your senior sweaters are fire-en-
gine red. January brought the Miss OLP contest again and, carrying on your tradition, Jeannie Weber
reigned as Queen of "Springtime in Paris." Before you realized it, ditch day and the senior play were
iust memories as "Pomp and Circumstance" could be heard echoing on the North Terrace.
So now it's time to say good-bye. Don't ever forget your classmates, Villa Montemar, Christmas
candle-light processions, cast parties, the wonderful faculty, the chapel at Christmas time, and of
"BUT THIS IS prettier!" Kathleen Kennedy lrightl, iunior class president, tells Valerie Seiler, sec-
K' retary, modeling a formal. Choosing a iunior formal to wear at graduation is a big event in the
lives of upperclassmen. Joan Douthitt lseated leftl, vice-president, and Josephine Martinez,
treasurer, have their own ideas about that all-important dress.
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Upperclassmen at last!! Beginning the school
year as iuniors thrilled all followers of Melvin.
Electing Kathleen Kennedy, Joan Douthitt, Val-
erie Seiler and Josephine Martinez as class offi-
cers, iuniors began school work supervised by
Sister Robertine, class moderator.
Chemistry intrigued all, while phrases of
Latin lll, French l, and Spanish I are forever
heard throughout the day. With St. Maria Gor-
etti as their patroness, spirited iuniors can boast
of the largest percentage of girls on the ASB
and Honor Rolls in the first quarter and of the
ransoming of ten pagan babies.
Juniors and their escorts were feted by seniors
who invited them to take a "Stairway to the
Stars" at their first Academy dance, November
l2, fulfilling many dreams.
January brought memories to cherish for
quite a while. Class rings were received January
5 and the Miss OLP contest broke previous
Academy records, netting S500.04! Margie
Welle, iunior Miss OLP candidate, offered stiff
competition throughout the contest, but acted
the part of a g r a c i o u s loser when iuniors
crowned senior Je a n W e b e r Miss OLP at
"Springtime in Paris," February ll. Everyone
was charmed by the pink poodles and bubbling
champagne glasses portrayed on the walls to
carry out the French theme.
Gathering in the lounge early in April for a
fashion show of formals, iuniors faced the prob-
lem of choosing lust one from all the beautiful
creations displayed to wear when forming the
guard of honor for seniors at graduation.
May 27 was the long awaited day of the
Junior-senior prom held at the Town and Coun-
try Club in Mission Valley.
Their class play in honor of St. Maria Goretti,
on Mary's Day, May 31, was a great success as
was their presentation of the s e n io r c I a s s
prophecies, Class Day, June 3.
MRS. MATHER, drama instructor, help-
ing to prepare for the Forensic League
in Los Angeles takes time out for
some fun with Silvia Garcia lleftl,
Jacklyn Kerkhoff, Roselyn Ereneta,
and Kathleen Kennedy.
Anne Marie Dolan
Mary Patricia Fitzgerald
"SISTER, WOULD YOU please repeat
that question?" Latin lll students
plead as Sister Robertine interrogates
them on a technicality they find diffi-
cult to explain. Admirers of Cicero,
Jacklyn Kerkhoff lleftl, Sister Rob-
ertine, Gail Evans, Patricia Thompson,
Mary .loan Padberg, Silvia Garcia,
and Sara Anne Weinstock enioy the
privilege of the lounge at the 1:30
period where they study the deeper
intricacies of the Latin language.
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AMERICAN HISTORY PROVES intriguing to three iuniors as
semester tests draw near, Barbara Rivard lleftl diligently
refreshes her memory of the Preamble as Carolyn Bolen takes
a reference book from the shelf to learn more about the
Presidential cabinet, while Mary Mahedy checks the location
of Valley Forge in the Atlas.
LAB CLASS IS a favorite of junior chemists where they can
put into practice all they have learned from their textbook.
Patricia Raymond lleftl, Consuelo Gomez, and Patricia
Thompson prepare chlorine, careful not to inhale the deadly
HCOMPRENEZ-VOUS LA recettefrancaise?"inquires Doris Wolff
lcenterl of Sylvia Reyes lleftl hoping that the "Pink Cham-
pagne" will turn out. Meanwhile Sylvia Robinson eagerly
anticipates the finished product.
FIRST YEAR SPANISH students Joan St. Marlin lsedtedl,
JoAnne Monson, Mary Catherine Waters, and Karene Lemke
lstandingl prepare tomorrow's lesson in conversational Span-
ish. Speaking fluently is the dream of beginners when
"Buenos dias" is the limit of their conversation.
Mary Joan Padberg
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Joan St. Martin
Mary Catherine Waters
Sara Anne Weinstock
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Faithful followers of Cyrano, arriving at
school in September, were surprised to find that
their new home room was at the south end of
the upstairs hall. When the first class meeting
was called to order, sophs again named Pa-
tricia Holloway class prexy, with Bertha Herrero,
Margaret Hunt, and Mary Arnold, taking the
offices of vice-president, secretary, and treas-
Eager to become known in the competitive
world at OLP, music-loving sophomores cap-
tured first place in the attendance record when
Christopher Lynch, noted Irish tenor, gave a
public concert in the Academy auditorium.
June Tomer, Dolores Funcke, and Mary Jane
Tiernan were three of the best-dressed Acade-
misses when hidden talents were discovered
among capable sophomore models at the
Alumnae Fashion Show in January.
Studious faces seen during the last weeks of
the first semester very likely belonged to ardent
sophomores who found Latin ll examinations
almost as hectic as those in geometry. But with
the help of their patroness, Saint Therese, they
A novel sale took place in March on campus
when sophs sold cookies to replenish their treas-
ury. From the pleased look on the officers'
faces the proiect could be iudged a success.
Writing ability was revealed when Mary Dee
Dugan won first place in her division in the
Diocesan essay contest on the importance of
religious vocations. "What Shall I Be" was the
dramatic presentation staged during vocation
week with Bertha Herraro ably playing the lead.
Sophomores often made the news in the
school paper: Margaret Hunt was chosen the
Sodalist of the Month of March, while Rita
Mello received commendation for writing ability
on the staff, Colette Paderewski made "Who's
Who" due to her outstanding horsemanship.
The traditional picnic given for the seniors
at Felicita park was enioyed equally by the
sophs and their sister class.
As 1955 closes triumphant sophs are looking
ahead to next year when they will finally be
SOPHOMORE VICE-PRESIDENT Bertha Herrero and secretary, Margaret Hunt, look on as president Pat
Holloway and treasurer Mary Arnold hold the trophy won by q member of their class in the magazine
drive. These capable sophs led their class to victory in the Catholic Digest magazine contest.
BEFORE ADDING AN extra English book report to the file,
Elda Avila lrightl checks to see that her summary is perfect
and will merit an "A," while Helen Hardman and Ewania
Reynolds look for theirs. To encourage wider reading habits,
book reports were required monthly.
SOPHOMORES, SEATED, ELAINE Mello, Carolina Elias, and
Rose Marie Bell watch in admiration as classmate, Mildred
Chambers, explains that two interior angles will be equal in an
intricate geometry proof,
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Rose Marie Bell
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Mary Dee Dugan
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SEEN IN OFFICE before history class are sophomores Mary
Dee Dugan, Colette Paderesku Ruta Mello and Sharon Rosen
berry, examining new history work books
WHILE PUTTING UP religion border Sue Adkins Linda Mr
Neil, and Eleanor Salcndo find time to chat about parobles
studied in religion class
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Mario Elena Roio
Mary Jane Tiernan
WINNIFRED LAUGHTON lLEFTl, Mary Jane Tiernan, Donna
lerwill, Rose Marie Bell, and Pat Holloway distract Mary
Arnold lCaesarl, while Rita Mello, Margaret Hunt, Marilyn
Birkel, and Colette Paderewski prepare to assassinate her in
a Latin ll drama production.
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September brought one of the Academy's
most memorable years and with it one of its
largest and most spirited classes of freshmen.
Proving to be too large to occupy one class-
room, they were divided alphabetically into
Initiation was considered a roaring success
due to the good sportsmanship of these under-
classmen and the ushering in ofa new tradition
"Frosh Week," during which new Academisses
were obliged to wear green beanies and be
"personal servants" to the "mighty seniors."
Out to beat all records 95-2 received the
ASB banner as the most cooperative class in
the school. Not to be out done, 95-I won the
reputation of being the class you could always
count on for a helping hand.
During one of those first volleyball encount-
ers, confident iuniors were trampled by the
proud frosh. In January, frosh turned out al-
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most lOO '70, bringing their favorite dates, Dad,
to Father-Daughter Night, January 18, and dis-
covered for themselves how much fun good old
dad can be.
Although fully prepared for semester exam-
inations, frosh proceeded cautiously during
exam week. From the happy expressions after-
wards their work was not in vain.
Starting the second quarter with a victory
95-I won the clean-up campaign on campus
and consequently gained the reputation of be-
ing "the cleanest class at OLP."
Uniting during the remainder volleyball
games, freshmen defeated all classes but the
seniors. A highlight of these games were 95-2
cheerleaders who encouraged players.
Proudly displaying a large number of their
classmen in volleyball and basketball varsity,
frosh were among the most loyal rooters at
OLP games. Having completed the third quarter,
the entire Student Body received splendid ex-
ample from these underclassmen who had high-
est representation on the Honor Roll.
Plans for the senior breakfast were complet-
ed after very secret parleys and true to frosh
tradition it was a day to be remembered.
And now as the first year is over these OLP
freshmen have gained the reputation as one of
the school's most outstanding underclasses.
DURING THE LUNCH hour collecting "Pennies for Patti"
slogan adopted by 95-1 for their Miss OLP candidate, Pa-
tricia Funaro, are Ana Aldrete, secretary, Martha Mc-
Carthy, presidentg Pat Funaro, vice-president, and Mary
HOLDING PROUDLY BANNERS obtained by their class for
leadership in school activities, 95-2 class officers Lillia
Singh llefti, president, Jean Peck, secretary, Valerie
Schuss, vice-president, and Barbara Wright, treasurer,
admire the chart which recounts their victories.
CHECKING CUT-OUT letters with the bulletin board plan for
the coming week, Sharon Ahlstrom lseated leftl reads the
copy while Ida Bolen, Sandra Bellamy, and Maria Alonso
see that each word is ready to be pinned up.
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Von Gunden lleft, standingl, Patricia
Torano, and Mary Mullen discover
new and interesting historical facts as
Anne Emerson lseatedl and Judy
Greer locate Rome on the globe.
Rosa de Ia Mora
Maria Teresa del Rosario
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"MUSIC HATH CHARMS" to convert
the study hall into a concert hall for
Concepcion Garcia lleftl, Rachel
Mansir, Peggy Caldwell, Francoise
Cagne, Susan Crosby, and Karen
Chauncey, members of the music-
listening class held each Friday at the
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Wells, and Linda Carlin lstandingl
compare religion symbols with class-
mates Christine Varlie, Suzanne Os-
borne, and Margaret Long lseatedl.
Mary Elizabeth Preston
RECORDING LINES FROM the play
"Edmund Campion" in 9s1 English
class are Lupe Garcia lleftl, Joan
Campbell, Linda Frye, and Evelyn
Heidi Von Gunden
Mary Elizabeth Wells
NELLYE WRIGHT lLEFTl and Marlene
Quallto look on knowingly as Jeanne
Morey puzzles over the next step in
the algebra problem.
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ry, we dedicoted to you
our First Quorter octivi-
ties, performed in union
with you to form o chop-
let in your honor.
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Participating under the direction of the faculty
in the administration of the school, the Student
Council meets each week to discuss existing
problems in the school and to offer effective
Conducted entirely by the students with
faculty advisers Sister Aileen Francis and Sister
Carmela in attendance, ASB officers Gail
Graham, president, Floradel Green, vice-presi-
dent, Roselyn Ereneta, secretary, and Sara Anne
Weinstock, treasurer, meet with Sodality, GAA,
and class officers.
To develop responsibility and initiative, stand-
ing committees aid the faculty, Floradel Green,
traffic, Reita Morey, lavatory, Margaret Farrell,
locker room, Mary Jo Norman, auditorium, Jo-
anne Wantuch, social, Dolores Dowd, cafeteria,
and Dorothy Lesher, campus.
GAIL GRAHAM, ASB president, addresses the student body
at the tri-weekly ASB meeting while ASB officers Sara
Anne Weinstock lleftl, Roselyn Ereneta, and Floradel
Green follow with attention.
EACH TUESDAY ASB officers with faculty advisers convene
in the freshmen classroom. Members have designated
places: first row lleftl, Sodality, then GAA, senior, junior,
sophomore, freshmen, section I and section 2 officers.
AFTER THE MASS of the Holy Spirit, faculty and students, the Bishop are Sister Carmela lleftl, Reverend Donald F
assembled on the circle drive, greet Bishop Buddy on the Doxie, Gail Graham, ASB president, His Excellency, Char-
occasion of his fortieth iubilee of ordination, presenting lene Borgerding, Sodality prefect, Reverend Daniel O'Cal-
u spiritual bouquet and spray of roses On either side of laghan, Sister Aileen Francis, and Sister Robertine.
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To begin the school year, the first ASB meeting was held September l5. His
Excellency implored the blessing of the Holy Spirit on the coming year, offering
Mass for that intention, September 29.
Culminating two days initiation of freshmen, together with seniors registering X
after their freshman year, ASB and the senior class sponsored a Welcome Party .1 N
for newcomers, September 30.
National Newspaper Week, October l-8 and the Yearbook Drive for funds,
October i8-29 highlighted October along with the commemorating of United
Nations Week, October 29.
Juniors were entertained by seniors at a formal dance, November 12, while
American Education Week was marked by appropriate school and class activities
climaxed by an inter-school panel representing five Catholic high schools in San
Diego, November ll. le-l'-'
DRESSED lN SQUAW outfits,
the student body enioyed
a rollicking good time at
the "Squaw Stomp," when
the ASB and seniors form-
ally welcomed newcomers to
the school and congratu-
lated those initiated the two
previous days on their good
freshmen trials did not then
end as the next week found
them doing the will of the QP.
mighty seniors to whom dif- W S li M 5
ferent ones "belonged."
Published monthly by the students
Academy of Our Lady
San Diego, California
Vol. 6. No. 1 Monday, Oct. 4, 'I954
Sara Anne Nveinstock
Paige 1-Jaeklyn Kerkhoff lassori-
atei, Kathleen Kennedy, Bertha
Herrero, Mary Jane Tiernan,
Patricia Anderson, Jean Peck,
Page 2-Patricia Thompson, Rita
Mello, Eleanor Salcido, Valerie
Page 3-Roselyn Ereneta, Mary
Joan Padberg. JoAnne Monson,
Mary Anne Isenberger, Teresita
Page 4-Elinor Mandolf, Rachel
Murguiu, Gail Evans, Joan
Business ------- Karene Lemke
Margery Anne WYelle
Circulation ------ Joan Douthitt
Mary Patricia Fitzgerald
Photography ----- Valerie Seiler
Typist -------- Patricia Lewis
Faculty Adviser - - Sister Carma-lu
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Publications staffs of the school newspaper, the VILLA, and the
yearbook, VILLA MONTEMAR, '55, observed National Newspaper
Week, October I-8. First on the agenda was the VILLA banquet,
October 4, with Right Reverend Monsignor James P. O'Shea, editor
of the SOUTHERN CROSS, and Very Reverend John R. Aherne, OSA,
principal of St. Augustine High School, as guests of honor. Following
the banquet, Monsignor addressed visiting iournalists from Catholic
high schools of San Diego on "Modern Catholic Journalism." Journal-
ism Open House, panels, and compositions on the apostolate of the
press together with collaboration with the art and drama depart-
ments for posters and a skit completed the week's observance.
Obtaining 400 patrons, students gave unprecedented support
to the Annual Drive, October I8-29, for funds to finance VILLA
MONTEMAR, '55, Beginning with a rally and skit, the drive closed
with the bestowing of medals on winners Anne Kane, senior, and
Jeanette Prantil, grade three, and awarding of banners to victorious
classes represented by Anne and Jeanette.
WINNER OF THE VILLA ad and
subscription drive, Anne Kane
views the crown she merited with
runners-up Barbara Wright, dis-
playing the banner won by
freshmen, section 2, and Judy
Under the leadership of VILLA
editor Sara Anne Weinstock, assisted
by page editors Jacklyn Kerkhoff,
Patricia Thompson, Kathleen Ken-
nedy, and Elinor Mandolf, as well as
VILLA MONTEMAR, '55 staffed by
Patricia Crowley, editor, Gail Gra-
ham, associate, Charlene Borger-
ding, photography, Joan Wantuch,
copy, Paula Stuffler and Bonita
Fleetwood, art, and Susanne Ryan,
business, newspaper and yearbook
endeavored to maintain high records
set by previous years.
SARA ANNE WEINSTOCK lrightl
recounts experiences as VILLA
editor to Carol Farrell, '53, Pat-
ricia Crowley, Beverly O'Connor,
'54, Father Aherne, and Mon-
signor O'Shea during Journalism
Fleetwood explains to students
that their cooperation in the an-
nual drive determines the kind
of annual they will receive. Pat-
ricia Crowley lleftl and Charlene
Borgerding shop for an annual
as Susanne Ryan demonstrates
the merits of various types. Lend-
ing moral support to Bonita are
Joan Henehan lleftl, Joanne
Wantuch, Paula Stuftler, and
To observe United Nations Day, Doctor Mary With music provided by "The Pastels,"
BEAMING HOSTESSES QF the Junior-senior
dance are Floradel Green lleftl Bonita
Fleetwood Catherine Irvine Gail Graham
Louise Myers Jane Hersey Beverly Snow
Dolores Dowd and Shirley Blakely with
BELOW SHEILA DAWSON lleftl is winner
of the door prize drawn for her by Evelyn
Olsen and in the possession of Margaret
cilodfeaf Juniord, Odzierve . me
Mendenhall, professor of philosophy, San Diego
State College, addressed students October 28.
Recalling her sojourn in India, T951-52, Doctor
related many interesting experiences there and
at the same time gave an appreciation of the
problems of that country together with the way
the United Nations is endeavoring to help
COMPARING NOTES ABOUT
the various countries in which
they have lived, Mary O'Neill
lScotlandl, left, Barbara Riv-
ard lGermanyl, Doctor Men-
denhall, Lillia and Emma Singh
llndial, Silvia Garcia lMex-
icol, and Francoise Cagne
lFrancel identify the flags of
their respective fatherlands.
seniors, iuniors and dates danced midst heaven-
ly atmosphere depicted by the theme, "Stairway
to the Stars." For four weeks preceeding the
dance, seniors headed by Evelyn Olsen devoted
their spare time to the preparation of decora-
tions "to make it perfect for the class of '56."
eceiuecl Our arenffi, . Qrien ri,
During American Education Week, No-
vember 7-I3, Catholic high schools of San
Diego endeavored to demonstrate to par-
ents and public school officials that Catho-
lic schools serve the community.
Winners of a school AEW essay contest
Louise Myers Iseniorl, Patricia Lewis Iiun-
iorl, Margery Stover Isophomorel, and
Martha McCarthy lfreshmanl read their
compositions to parents and students as-
sembled in the Academy auditorium No-
vember 9. After visiting classrooms, guests
were served tea in the Administration
Very Reverend John R. Aherne, OSA, led
a panel discussion, November II, in the
Academy auditorium on "Public and Inde-
pendent Schools, Partners in a Community
Enterprise" before public school officials
and representatives of parent-teacher
groups from both Catholic and public
schools. Representatives of the five SD
Catholic high schools comprised the panel.
Selected singers from these schools, directed
by Mr. John Sullivan, St. Augustine choral
instructor, concluded the program with
Julia Ward Howe's "Battle Hymn of the
Textbooks used in Catholic schools
grouped according to Christian principles
they emphasize were displayed for the
benefit of visitors.
INSPECTING THEIR DAUGHTERS' work are left, Mrs.
Thomas Jones IRosemaryI, Neale Ilittle brotherl,
Mrs. Eldon R. Frye ILindaI, Mrs. Frank Rivard
IBarbaral, and Mrs. Dale Johnson IDanadaIeI.
AFTER VISITING CLASSROOMS, Mrs. F. A. Driessen,
Mrs. William Mahedy, Mrs. Thomas Tiernan, Mrs.
James Fitzgerald, and Mrs. Virginia Nelson enjoy tea
in the parlors. Standing are Mariiane Bigg, Mary
Mahedy, and Mary Pat Fitzgerald.
PARTICIPATING IN THE AEW panel are John Keller
Ileftl, St. Augustine'sg Charlene Borgerding, Our
Lady of Peace, Father Aherne, Anne Collins, Regina
Coelip Joan Russell, Rosary, and Carole Hanson,
ANNE KANE AND Jean Weber show visitors the
VILLA while Father Costigan of St. Augustine's ex-
plains the teaching of Christian social principles to a
BOARDERS HAVE JUST returned from St. Catherine's J 'Z .xc
where they were served their official welcome "If
dinner. Bunco in which faculty members ioin is ' li
about to begin. Prior to dinner, girls greeted the L,
Sisters in Administration parlors.
EXPLAINING HER IDEA for Halloween favors, Board-
ers' Council president, Yolanda Contreras lthird
from leftl asks suggestions from fellow-members KX st
Karen Chauncey lleftl, Colleen Chauncey, and
Emma Singh in decorating for their coming party. t
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Highlighting social events for boarders during
the first quarter were two parties-traditional
Welcome and Halloween, September 27 and
October 27 respectively,
When not occupied with study or with charges
at St. Margaret's and St. Catherine's, boarders
enioy such diversions as television in the Ad-
ministration parlor, movies in the,lounge, pa-
Earlier in the fall, outdoor suppers by the
pool followed by a swim proved happy diver-
sions after a day of study.
Elected during the first part of October, the
Boarders' Council meets periodically to discuss
boarders' problems and to plan their social
iama parties at St. Margaret's, an occasional
shopping tour, or a walk down the valley to
the San Diego Mission.
ooionss FUNCKE nam and Margery siovef complete ,gigs
Yolanda Garcia's disguise while June Tomer as a clown looks f
AFTER IDENTIFYING FRIENDS, boarders become interested in
their buffet supper. Upon leaving the dining room, Halloween
games in the lounge and a movie complete the evening,
CHECKING ENROLLED MEMBER-
SHIP of the Apostleship of Pray-
er, Karene Lemke, Sodality sec-
retary, reads from the official
League Register names of recent-
ly admitted Associates to Prefect
Charlene Borgerding, Moderator
Sister Virginia Joseph, Vice-pre-
feet Mary Patricia Fitzgerald, and
Treasurer Dorothy Lesher.
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Reviving the Apostleship of Prayer at the first
Sodality meeting, September 16, Sodalists were
urged to enroll in the local Center, established
at the Academy in l894. To facilitate Sodality
activities homeroom counselors were appointed:
Emma Singh, Mary Ellen Hill, Margery Stover,
Mary Caratan, and Linda Snow. By September
23, the various activities of the Sodality had
been divided among five committees meeting
every Wednesday. September 29 inaugurated
Mission Wednesday for weekly sacrifices to-
ward class ransoms for the Propagation of the
Honoring Our Lady on the feast of the Holy
Rosary, October 7, Sodalists offered the Missa
Cantata in the auditorium and participated in
the Rosary Procession and Crowning ceremony
at the shrine. Not only during October, but
every school day, Sodalists honor Our Queen by
reciting noon rosary in chapel, As a relaxation
after spiritual and business meetings, Sodality
Social Committee entertained the student body
at the annual Halloween Party, October 28.
Sodalists met first deadline in National
Stamp Drive, November 3. All attended a
Requiem Mass in the Academy chapel, Novem-
ber 12, praying for deceased Sodalists, parents,
and friends, especially Mother Margaret Mary,
former superior and teacher at OLP, Sister Tere-
sita, Academy music instructor, and Doctor Ed-
ward Buddy, brother of our Bishop.
IN THE ABSENCE of Prefect Charlene Borgerding, Vice-Prefect
Mary Patricia Fitzgerald crowns Our Lady's statue on the feast
of the Most Holy Rosary, October 7. Secretary Karene Lemke
placed a Mexican silver rosary in Our Lady's hands. Sodalists
renewed their Act of Consecration to our Blessed Mother.
DOROTHY LESHER PAUSES before leaving the North Terrace
after Rosary Procession. In attendance are flower girls, first
and second graders, who assisted at crowning ceremony.
MARY PAT FITZGERALD, leader of Our Lady's Committee, is making the small Sodality banners
that are given to the classes as a reward for outstanding work.
FAITHFUL TO HER weekly duties as chairman of the Eucharistic Committee, Emily Riley prepares
the Legion of Decency listings read at the Sodality meetings.
APOSTOLIC-MISSIONS COMMITTEE chairman, Beatrix Flourie, busies herself counting stamps for
the nationwide contest.
PREPARING FOR A social meeting, Bonita Fleetwood, social committee chairman, looks over book
of party games for new ideas.
RESPONSIBLE FOR THE Sodality bulletin board, Dolores Dowd, chairman of the Literature-Pub-
licity Committee, pins up a caption.
Sodality motto, "Ad Jesum per Mariam" moti-
vates committee activities.
Our Lady's Committee pledged themselves
during the Marian Year to the daily recitation
of the rosary in the presence of the Blessed
Sacrament and the First Saturday Devotion.
Other Marian activities are the Scapular Apos-
tolate, the celebration of feasts of Our Lady
and the Marylike Modesty Crusade.
The Eucharistic Committee promotes frequent
and daily communion, First Friday Devotion,
membership in the Apostleship of Prayer, sup-
port of the Legion of Decency, and campaign-
ing as the Fighting 69th.
Social Committee members not only provide
entertainment for the monthly social meeting,
but help to set up the auditorium for Mass, ar-
range flowers and assist with other Sodality
Distributing Catholic literature in public
places, displaying timely posters, bulletin
boards, pamphlets, promoting publicity through
Villa a d Southern Cross, as well as care of the
Maria rary challenges Literature-Publicity
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Cooperating with the Society for the Propa-
gatian of the Faith, the Apostolic-Missions Com-
mittee collects stamps and monetary sacrifices
for the Missions as well as food and clothing
for the poor.
GUESS WHO? THE two-faced creature iFloradel Greenl and Jimmy Durante II I i ' Garcial
were awarded first and second prizes.
SODALISTS TOAST PHOTOGRAPHER as their picture is snapped.
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SPECULATING WHETHER THE Ink Trophy will again be ours in 1955 are
Elinor Mandolf, treasurer, Margery Welle, secretary, Barbara Von, physical
education instructor, Sister Margaret Leo, GAA moderator, Jacklyn Kerkhoff,
vice-president, and Dolores Dowd, president.
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UNDER THE CAPTAINSHIP of
Yolanda Contreras lholding
the volleyballl, the varsity
suffered only one defeat,
Margery Welle istanding
leftl, Jacklyn Kerkhoff, Do-
lores Dowd, Floradel Green,
Joan St. Martin, Juliette Cum-
mins, Mary Anne Johnson,
Jane Hersey lseated leftl,
Dolores Funcke, Beatrix Flou-
rie, Yolanda Contreras, Eileen
Dibos, Petrina Ferrari, Linda
Snow, and Mary Arnold.
Under the able leadership of Do-
lores Dowd, president, Jackie Kerk-
hoff, vice-president, Margie Welle,
secretary, and Elinor Mandolf, treas-
urer, the first meeting of the Girls'
Athletic Association was held Oc-
tober 6. During the meeting, tryouts
were held for varsity cheer-leaders
with Rachel Murguia, Frances Rich-
ardson, and Bonita Fleetwood taking
top honors. For each GAA activity
performed, a certain number of points
is awarded. The girls with the most
points receive either letters, numer-
als, or sweaters at the end of the
year. Assisting the GAA officers dur-
ing l954-55 are sports commission-
ers Yolanda Contreras ishuffle-
boardl, Beverly Wahl lping-pongl,
Joan St. Martin itether balll, Jane
Hersey ibasketballl, Linda Snow
itennisl, Ana Aldrete tbadmintonl,
Dolores Funcke lswimmingl and
Mary Ann Johnson ivolleyballl.
PREPARING TO SHOOT for a basket, Jane Hersey fixes her eyes on her target.
BEVERLY WAHL GATHERS up paddles and net, hoping to find a challenger for her unbroken record.
YOLANDA CONTRERAS ARRANGES necessary equipment while getting ready to display her skills at the game.
HOLDING THE BALL at arm's length, Joan St. Martin starts off the game with one of her powerful serves.
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Sister Margaret Leo and the GAA officers
chose members of the varsity volleyball team
with Yolanda Contreras captain of this mighty
crew. Due to their teamwork, good sportsman-
ship, and cooperation, OLP sang the song of
victory throughout 1954 volleyball season.
The first interschool game, November 8, was
played at Rosary High resulting in an OLP
triumph, 15-12, 15-13.
On the campus, intermural games caused
lively competition among the classes revealing
the seniors as undefeated champions. Frosh
gained the first victory of the year by defeat-
ing the iuniors 15-3, 15-11. Sophs fell victim
of scoring seniors by a tally of 15-7, 15-6, but
rallied the next week to chalk up 15-13, 15-8,
15-11 against the iuniors. Seniors finished off
the freshmen, 15-12, 15-10, and landed a final
blow to the juniors with the scoreboard reading
READY T0 RELAY one of Rosary
High's powerful serves, is Jackie
Kerkoff as Juliette Cummins Ileftl,
Linda Snow, and Floradel Green
wait expectantly at the inter-school
volleyball game between Rosary
and the Academy at Rosary's court.
KEEPING SCORE AT one of the many volleyball games played on campus, Mary Ann Johnson ileftl smiles approvingly
as she chalks up seniors' score.
BADMINTON ENTHUSIAST ANA Aldrete offers stiff competition to her classmates.
ALREADY AN ACTIVE tennis star in San Diego County, Linda Snow heads the tennis department at the Academy.
DOLORES FUNCKE, SWIMMING commissioner is returning from a plunge in the Academy pool.
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FATHER WALSH MURRAY converses with
Sodality Prefect Charlene Borgerding in the
auditorium following his lecture on the Im-
WEARING WHITE GOWNS with blue stoles, the Verse Choir forms the
foreground for the Lady of America tableau. America lKarene Lemkel
addresses the Blessed Mother lKathleen Kennedyl, asking Our Lady to
protect her country in time of ioy and strife.
AT THE LEFT, Kathleen portrays Our Lady of the Assumption.
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"Glory of Our People," Sunday, November 21, marked
the formal closing of the Marian Year at OLP. Reverend
James Walsh, S.J., visited the Academy the next day to
speak to the girls on the subiect of the Immaculate Con-
Thanksgiving Eve, Christopher Lynch, Irish tenor, pre-
sented his first concert in San Diego in the Academy audi-
To celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Span-
ish students dramatized "Bluebeard" in Spanish, Wednes-
day, December 15.
Enacted by senior dramatists, "The Shepherd's Star" was
presented December 19. Background music was rendered
by the Glee Club while a procession of students and guests
through the grounds singing Christmas carols closed the
Gay parties in classrooms preceded Christmas vacation,
Second Quarter activities for ASB were climaxed by
Father-Daughter Night, January 18.
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Shortly after the opening of the second quarter, com-
bined drama classes and Glee Club presented "Glory of
Our People," a pageant written by the novices at St. Mary's
Academy, Los Angeles. Directed by Sister Aileen Francis
and Mrs. Marguerite Mather, the program comprised table-
aux, Glee Club selections, and the theme carried by the
Verse Choir, formally closing the Marian Year.
Appropriately, the next day, Father Walsh Murray, of
Christ the King parish, explained the dogma of the Immacu-
Music lovers gathered in the Academy auditorium, No-
vember 24, to hear Christopher Lynch, lrish tenor, sing many
of their favorite songs, both lrish folk songs and classical
Traditionally, students of Spanish honor Our Lady of
Guadalupe each year on her feast, December 12. With the
entire dialogue in Spanish, this year's class presented the
comedy, "Bluebeard," followed by Christmas carols sung
After the rush of the holiday season had subsided, Acad-
emisses were hostesses to their fathers, January 18. After a
volleyball game between the Varsity and Dads with a score
of 21-15, Dads defeated by their more agile opponents,
refreshments preceded an evening of dancing.
CHRISTOPHER LYNCH INTERPRETS an lrish
ballad, a highlight of his OLP concert.
fate of her predecessors, administered by
Bluebeard lAnne Kanet when saved by her
brother KDorothy Lesherl .
WIFE IMARIE PRlNOSl is about to meet the
FATHERS AND DAUGHTERS enioy refresh-
? ments in the lounge after the volleyball
WALTZING WI'fH THEIR fathers, ASB presi-
dent Gail Graham and Charlene Borgerding,
Sodality prefect, open the evening of
ARCHANGEL GABRIEL lFIoradeI Greenl, appears to the Blessed Virgin lCatherine Irvinel, at the
DIRECTING THE SHEPHERDS to Bethlehem the Archangel Gabriel iFloradel Greenl speaks to them
through a vision.
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procession Sunday, December I9. "The Shepherd's Star," a miracle play,
written by Janet Katherine Smith, was presented by the senior drama class I
at 8 p.m. in the auditorium. Glee club selections provided background music
for the scenes. Following the dramatization, carolers formed a procession ig
which moved through the grounds. Pausing at the circle drive, senior members
of the Glee club sang "O Holy Night" from the balcony of the administra-
SINGING BETWEEN SCENES and providing background music of the Christmas play, the Glee Clu
takes vocal honors for the evening. New black and white taffela Glee Club dresses were worn for t
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SENIOR THERESA BALSAMO Ileftl, looks very pleased
with her gift while Marie Esther Valle watches Shirley
Blakely, Jean Muelbach, Colleen Fox, and Joan Hene-
hen exchange theirs at the Christmas party of the
PAUSING AFTER ERECTING the Christmas crib in their
homeroom are iuniors Joeann Collura Ileftl, Sylvia
Reyes, Marguerite Bugley, Rosemary Malanga, Veronica
Godfrey, Sylvia Robinson, and Patricia Raymond
DURING SOPH CHRISTMAS festivities Norma Valverde
Ileftl, amuses classmates Rosemary Jones, Della
Daniel, Helen Hardman, Ewania Reynolds, and Elvia
Duran with one of her characteristic stories which
apparently receive unanimous approval.
The Christmas spirit came to OLP with
all its gayety when the class parties were
held, December 20. Strains of "Silent Night"
could be heard from 95-l,while a iitterbug
contest provided entertainment for 9S-2.
Juniors enioyed their beautiful Christmas tree
while they had refreshments of hot choco-
late and cookies, and exclamations of sur-
prise could be heard from the sophs as they
opened their gifts. As the senior's room
wouldn't seem right without their class color,
red bulbs on the tree reflected the excite-
ment of their party. As a surprise from the
faculty, the student body was shown the
movie "Come to the Stable" to climax the
PASSING OUT GIFTS and balloons are 95-1 frosh
Sondra French Ileftl, Elaine Fuelling, Nancy Dunn,
Marilou Gootee, Patricia Brader, and Rosa de la Mora
Ikneelingl before the class took part in holiday
SMILING THEIR APPROVAL to Rosemarie Wantuch's
choice of one of the latest bop records are frosh Jean
Peck Ileftl, Diane Berry, Betty Lou Galvin, Linda
Carlin, and Anne Emerson at the Christmas party
lf anyone tells you that life at a boarding
school is nothing but study, OLP boarders
will be sure to answer differently.
One of the first places visited during the
second quarter was the zoo which proved to
be especially interesting to senior biology stu-
mas party was a highlight of the year when
high school boarders arrived at the lounge in
formals ready to take part in the holiday fes-
tivity. And Santa himself was the guest of
honor that night as he distributed gifts, not
only to the girls, but also to the Sisters.
dents. Expert hikers were discovered when
Sister Margaret Leo thought it would be fun to at
walk to one of the downtown theaters. Al-
though it took a little longer than driving, every-
one agreed that it was a great idea. The Christ-
ASSURING SANTA THAT they had been good
O all year are Theresa Kenneally lleftl, Cecilia
Manush, Teresa Hart, Barbara Bate, Ana 1
Maria and Martha Gladys Palamo, with
Olivia and Leticia Zaragoza lseatedl iust
before gifts were distributed at the Christmas
"'TWAS THE NIGHT before Christmas . . . " and boarders lseated, leftl
Sharon Ahlstrom, Angela Boria, Carolina Elias, Ana Aldrete, Susan Crosby,
ltop, leftl Petrina Ferrari, Margery Stover, Yolanda Garcia, Karen Chauncey,
Colleen Chauncey, and Aurora Naiar are seen preparing for Saint Nick.
FORMALLY ATTIRED HIGH school boarders lbelowl are seen at Saint
Catherine's dining room before dinner which preceded their Christmas
party in the lounge, December I7.
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The second quarter began with a note of
sadness when the death of Father Stanislaus
Derwinski, former religion instructor at OLP,
was announced. Academy girls attended the
funeral services held at the Cathedral to say
their final farewell to a wonderful priest and
a good friend.
in Clzriafmad rojecfd,
The student body celebrated the feast of the
Immaculate Conception with a novena of
Masses in the auditorium previous to the feast.
On December 8, Our Holy Father, Pope Pius XII,
officially closed the Marian Year in Rome.
With Christmas came a new fever of activity.
Sodalists sent gaily decorated shoeboxes filled
with candy and toys to the poor children in
Tiiuana and in Christ the King parish. Grammar
school girls helped out by wrapping large car-
tons filled with canned goods and other food
in colorful Christmas paper.
With the motto, "Keep Christ in Christmas,"
Sodalists took up the apostolic work of selling
lovely religious Christmas cards.
PAUSING ON CHRISTMAS Eve before leaving for the Marine
Base to sing midnight Mass are Sandra Bellamy ifore-
groundl, Soniia Sanders, Eleanor Salcido, Beverly Snow,
Jane Hersey, Judy Marciniak, and Joanne Monson, and
lbackgroundl Mario Bugley, and Patricia Anderson.
INVITED INTO THE parlors for refreshments after caroling
on the grounds, seniors Mary Beth Harrigan lleftl, Maren
Moser, Gail Graham, Mary Ellen Voigt and Mildred Sanders
pause to serenade the Sisters.
ANA ALDRETE lLEFTI, Sandra Bellamy, Mary Elizabeth
Preston, Angela Boria, Karen Chauncey, and Susan Crosby
compare ideas for decorating their Christmas boxes for
PACKING BOXES FILLED with food for the poor are
Mary Ellen Hill lkneelingl, Amelita Osornio, Rachel
Murguia, Margery Stover, Colleen Chauncey lstandingl,
and Yolanda Contreras.
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KNEELING BEFORE THE Blessed Sacrament to recite their Act of Consecra-
tion, Sandra Bellemy, Margaret Hunt, Patricia Holloway, Emily Riley, Mary
Ellen Hill, Mary O'Neill and Therese Graham pledge themselves to be
active and faithful members of the Fighting 69th.
MEMBERS OF OUR Lady's Committee Irightl, Karene Lemke, Louise
Myers, and Mary Jane Tiernan dress dolls to be sent to poor children.
PLANNING THEIR NEXT bulletin board,
the Literature and Publicity committee,
rd Eleanor Salcido, Patricia Mulcahy,
Sheila Dawson, and Dorothy Lesher
X, sketch their ideas on the blackboard.
During the second quarter, Sodalists were of-
fered many opportunities to do charitable works.
Girls showed their true generosity by giving of
their time and money at Christmas. Christmas
boxes and food forthe poor lightened the pocket-
books, but caroling and singing ot midnight Mass
for the service men eased the heart.
ln an effort to stem the tide of ever-increasing
sins against the sixth and ninth commandments,
generous girls pledged themselves to the ideals of
the Fighting 69th.
Meanwhile, Inner Circle members of the various
committees put in many hours of their spare time
promoting the love and devotion of Our Lady by
their apostolic works.
WHILE OUTLINING THE entertainment for
coming social meetings Anne Kane, Jean
Weber, Evelyn Olson, and Margarita Wal-
lace smile to themselves in anticipation of
the fun they are planning.
PARTICIPATING IN THE
fashion show the girls
gained valuable experi-
ence in the art of model-
ing. Demonstrating their
technique are sophomore
Colette Paderewski lleftl,
and fourth grade Mary
MISS MOLLY MORSE ileftl, KFMB radio moderator, described the fashions for the Alumnae
fashion show, with students Colette Paderewski lleftl, Mary Jane Tiernan, June Tomer,
Patricia Tiernan, Margo Hanley, Dolores Funcke, and Karene Lemke modeling.
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Prior to their business meeting September 28, the Alumnae Association
leaders made plans to form a council comprising one member from each
class from 1905 to the present as a means to keep alumnae informed of
First date on the social calendar was a card party held October 9, serv-
ing to re-unite former and welcome new members, while also raising funds
for a scholarship to Mount St. Mary's to be given to a deserving member
of the class of '55.
Commemorating its fiftieth anniversary, the
Alumnae Association, under the supervision of
president Mrs. Gladys lmpastato, presented a
fashion show, January 26. Mrs. G. L. Willard-
son, owner of the Peter Pan Shop, sponsored
the show ,with KFMB radio moderator, Miss Molly
Morse, describing the fashions. Academy stu-
dents modeled the pre-school and school, cas-
ual and dressy styles, with a "Springtime"
theme. Adding to the entertainment, Mary Ellen
Voigt and Juliette Cummins rendered piano se-
lections during the program and intermissions.
DISCUSSING PLANS FOR the Day of Recollection the
Alumnae officers Mrs. Carl Schaniel, treasurer, Mrs, Jerry
Monahan, council member, and Mrs. Caspar lmpastato,
president, meet in Administration Building parlors.
AS KATHLEEN KEN-
NEDY, iunior prexy,
officially crowns Jean
Weber Miss OLP
.lean's escort, smiles
approvingly, J o a n
Douthitt llefti, and
Valerie Seiler wait to
present their gifts to
CHATTING IN THE
foyer after the cor-
onation are Mildred
Sanders lleftl , Thad
Mulcahy, Bill Hes-
BEFORE LEAVING THE Academy after
her performance Miss Louise Hickey,
solo dramatist lleftl, pauses with her
sister to talk with Sister Robertine.
Farrell, Howard Nel-
son, Floradel Green,
and Dan Hueck.
Highlighting the activities of the third quar-
ter, sponsored by the ASB, was the annual
semi-formal dance honoring Miss OLP. As
usual the junior class directed the popular-
ity contest won by senior Jean Weber to fi-
nance the Junior-senior Prom in May.
ln the latter part of February, Miss Louise
Hickey, solo-dramatist, entertained the girls
with her interpretation of "Life With Father."
Very Reverend James T. Booth, Chancellor
of the San Diego Diocese ioined the staff at
the Academy, teaching iunior and senior
religion once a week.
Each English class chose panelists to rep-
resent it in the Book Tournament each dis-
cussing famous literary work before faculty
and student body.
YOLANDA CONTRERAS lstandingl, president of fi'--,, s-'X
the Boarders' Council, crowns the Princess of sg I if,
Hearts, Marsha Adkins, at the annual Valentine TTR--""'
Party. Emma Singh lseated lefti, Rachel Murguia, Xgfssf . 'pix
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GAA SPONSORED ITS annual skating party, January 12. Acaclemisses donned their skates for an
afternoon of fun and falls. Senior Evelyn Olson won the traditional musical card stunt.
PATRICIA HOLLOWAY AND Margaret Hunt lrightl smile their approval of the party.
Captained by senior Yolanda Contreras, the Academy varsity took
honors in losing only one of their four games. Defeating Rosary High School,
I5-12, I5-13, Regina Coeli Acacfemy, I5-I3, I5-9, I5-3, and Cathedral
High School I6-I4, I5-O, I5-5, they bowed on to St. Mary's Academy's
"Belles" in Los Angeles, who tallied the score to I5-IO, 9-15, and I5-3.
Plaudits also go to the senior class volleyball team who were victori-
ous in all their inter-mural games completing the third straight year as
A GAA-sponsored party, January 12, gave skaters a chance to prove
their ability, with only a few bruises and blisters resulting.
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LEAVING FOR LOS Angeles to compete in a traditional volleyball game with St. Mary's Academy,
members of the varsity and loyal supporters of Villa Montemar are accompanied by Sister Mary Claire,
Sister Margaret Leo, Sister Aileen Francis, and Sister Mary Lawrence.
FATHER JAMES T.
BOOTH, JCD, who
gives instructions on
marriage for the sen-
iors, answers ques-
tions for Mary Ellen
Voigt, Catherine lr-
vine, Patricia Mul-
cahy, and Reita
Morey before class
on Wednesday morn-
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First on the agenda for the ASB during the
third quarter was the semi-formal "Springtime
in Paris" sponsored by the iunior class on Fri-
day, February l8, to honor Miss OLP, Jean
On Monday, February 28, the girls heard
Miss Louise Hickey, solo-dramatist, present the
play, "Life With Father."
Performing with students from other Catholic
high schools, seniors Louise Myers and Mary Jo
Norman represented the Academy on March 5-6
in Father John R. Aherne's production, "Bar-
Moreno lleftl, Mar-
gery Stover, Bertha
Herrero, and Sue
Adkins are pictured
discussing "The Cho-
sen," while rehears-
ing for the Book
Tournament held in
the fourth quarter.
Under the capable
leadership of Bertha
this group took first
place in the com-
retts of Wimpole Street."
Eleven girls from the Academy attended the
second annual Teen-Age Traffic Safety Con-
ference, Friday, March 25, in Balboa Park.
Winning many prizes in the Science Fair,
Cathedral auditorium, for Catholic schools on
Sunday, March 27, were iunior and senior stu-
dents from the Academy.
From March 28 to April l the annual celebra-
tion of Vocation Week took place, featuring
speakers and a dramatic presentation.
ROBERT BROWNING Uohn Hutchinsonl speaks to his invalid lady-love, Elizabeth Barrett iLouise
Myersl after she has written to him concerning her deep admiration of his poetry. Elizabeth's sisters
Arabel lstanding, Anne Collinsl, and Henrietta iMary Jo Normanl sympathize with her after she
decided to marry Robert Browning against her father's wishes.
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Students of Cathedral, Regina Coeli, Rosary,
St. Augustine, and Our Lady of Peace partici-
pated in the "Barretts of Wimpole Street," pro-
duced and directed by the Reverend John R.
Aherne, OSA. The play, written by Rudolf Be-
seir, took place in St. Augustine's gymnasium
March 5-6, originally intended to mark Catholic
Heading the cast of the love story of Vic-
torian poets, Elizabeth Barrett and Robert
Browning, was Louise Myers lAcademyl who
portrayed Elizabeth Barrett. Others in the play
included John Hutchinson lSaintsl, Robert
Browning, Mary Jo Norman lAcademyl, Hen-
rietta Barrett, Anne Collins iRegina Coelil,
Arabel Barrett, Richard Corbin lSaintsl, Doctor
Chambers, Beverly Johnson lRosaryl, Wilson,
the maid, and Julia Hiorth iCathedrall, Bella,
Through correspondence, Miss Barrett fell in
love with the poet, Robert Browning. Elizabeth's
possessive father, jealous of her growing love,
selfishly placed seemingly insurmountable ob-
stacles in the lovers' path. He forbade his
daughter to marry Robert, but she chose to dis-
regard his wishes and become Mrs, Robert
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demy students officially commemorated Vocation Week
arch 28-April I, although earlier during the semester
also heard speakers on the various walks of life.
C- ther Rice, superintendent of San Diego Catholic Schools,
tfgldilsg student body Wednesday, March I6, of the need for
more religious vocations and showed the film, "God's Career
Picturing college life at Mount Saint Mary's College for the
entire student body, Mary Barton spoke on Monday, January
On Tuesday, March 8, graduates from the. Academy: Vir-
ginia Rodee, Carol Farrell, and Beverly O'Connor answered
questions about the San Diego College for Women.
Explaining "The Career Woman," the girls heard attorney-
at-Iaw, Miss Josephine Irving, on Monday, March 28. Visited
on Tuesday by Dr. Anita Figueredo, M.D., students enioyed
her resume of the duties of a wife and mother. On Wednesday
Sister Rose Bernard, director of vocations for the Sisters of St.
Joseph of Carondelet, showed slides depicting the activities of
religious, afterwards answering many questions.
Closing the week's celebration, freshmen and sophomore
drama students presented the vocation play, "What Shall I
MRS. MARGUERITE MATHER pauses with her friend, Miss Josephine Irving,
after Miss lrving's address to Academy girls on "The Career Woman."
DR. ANITA FIGUERADO, M.D., answers the question of Margaret Hunt, fol-
lowing her explanation of "Family Relations," during Vocation Week,
FOLLOWING HER DESCRIPTION of college life and activities at Mount St.
Mary's, Mary Barton discusses school publications with VILLA editor, Sara
Weinstock lleftl and ASB president, Gail Graham.
SISTER ROSE BERNARD spoke at the Academy on Wednesday, illustrating her
vocation talk with slides on various phases of religious life.
SISTER AILEEN FRANCIS seems as interested as seniors Floradel Green Ileftl,
Mary Jo Norman, Margaret Farrell, and Patricia Mulcahy, in asking visitors
Beverly O'Connor, Virginia Rodee, and Carol Farrell questions about the San
Diego College for Women.
FRESHMEN AND SOPHOMORE drama students are shown lon opposite
pagel in the final scene of their play, "What Shall I Be?" climaxing Voca-
tion Week observance.
MONSIGNOR HURD, JUNIOR-
senior retreat master, pauses
here with s o d al ity officers,
Dorothy Lesher, Charlene Bor-
gerding, Mary Pat Fitzgerald,
and Karene Lemke.
FATHER ANDERSON, who con-
ducted the retreat for the fresh-
men and sophomores, illustrates
a point on the blackboard, dur-
ing the retreat.
ences to reflect upon 'ff'
what has been said
by the retreat mas-
ter, making applica- X
tion to their lives
and actions. The
beautiful North Ter- I
race of the Academy
provides one of sev-
eral places where a
retreatant may go
to find peace and H
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Each year Academy students make a three-
day retreat so they may have time and quiet
to examine their spiritual lives.
Right Reverend Monsignor Franklin F. Hurd
conducted the upperclassmen's retreat, cen-
tering his discussions around "Christlike Sanc-
As retreat master for the freshmen and
sophomores, Reverend James R. Anderson
chose as a theme, Christian responsibility to
oneself and to others. Father also conducts
weekly religion classes for the underclassmen.
OLP Alumnae Association held its annual
day of recollection and election of officers
March l3. Miss Patricia Henehan, '52, suc-
ceeded Mrs. Gladys lmpastato, '41, as presi-
SISTER AILEEN FRANCIS congratulates newly elected Alumnae
officers, Mrs. June Kennedy ileftl, first vice-president, Miss
Patricia Henehan, president, and Mrs. Virginia Burgoyne,
treasurer, elected after their annual day of recollection con-
ducted by Reverend Vincent McGarvey, OSA.
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During the third quarter, the Sodality spon-
sored a mental prayer contest as one of its
proiects. Prayers were written during English
class, with Sister Virginia Joseph, Sodality mod-
erator, acting as iudge.
Members of the Apostolic Committee com-
pleted the stations of the Cross for the mile
walk-redwood shrines for meditation.
Twelve girls were received as promoters into
the League of the Sacred Heart, February l8,
with Monsignor Owen Hannon, diocesan direc-
tor of the Apostleship of Prayer, officiating.
The Lenten "Daily Six" and annual retreats
kept Sodalists spiritually active all through St.
Joseph's month of March. Class ransoms of
pagan babies reached a fine record, iuniors
leading with twelve to their credit.
After studying the privileges and require-
ments for a Sodalist, sixteen girls were received
by .Reverend Walsh Murray, S.J., Annunciation
Forty girls made the trip to Los Angeles
March 19, to see Cathleen Muehlebach .'54
lSister Catherine Cecelial and Anne Whitlock
'54 lSister Catherine Agnesl receive their hab-
its and religious names. Sister Donald Marie
lNanette Anderson '52i pronounced her first
The stamp drive was brought to an official
close April l, with 95-1 high school winner, and
individual prizes going to senior Colleen Fox
and freshman Sandra Bellamy.
MONSIGNOR OWEN HANNON,
director of Apostleship of Prayer
in the diocese, raises twelve So-
dalists to the rank of promoters
in the League of the Sacred
SIXTEEN NEW SODALISTS return
to their places after being re-
ceived into the Sodality by Rev-
erend J. Walsh Murray, S.J.,
March 25. Sponsors lin pewsi
wore the new navy nylon chapel
In publishing one issue of the VILLA each month, the staff followed a "split-
second" schedule. On Wednesday, two weeks prior to the distribution date, page
editors Jacklyn Kerkhoff, Pat Thompson, Kathleen Kennedy, and Elinor Mandolf met
with adviser Sister Carmela and editor-in-chief Sara Anne Weinstock to plan the
paper and draw the "dummies," maps of each page. After the word count was
computed, assistants received their assignments and began the actual writing. Copy
went to the printer on Monday, a week before publication. The staff received two
sets of proofs: galleys, corrected and pasted onto the dummies, and page proofs.
After completion, Joan Douthitt and Mary Pat Fitzgerald, circulation staff,
gave copies to faculty members and students, as well as supervising wrapping and
mailing to paid subscribers, exchange, and public relations. Karene Lemke and
Margie Welle, in charge of business, sent each advertiser a VILLA.
After a week of well deserved rest, the staff began again the planning of
the next issue.
PREPARING THE VILLA for mailing are Mary Pat Fitz
gerald lleftl, Joan Douthitt, Margery Welle and
Karene Lemke, Page editors lbelowl, together with
assistants, plan page layouts and assign articles to be
PATRICIA CROWLEY VILLA MONTEMAR editor llefti discusses with Paula Stuffler, Joanne Mantuch,
Bonita Fleetwood Charlene Borgerding, Susanne Ryan, and Gail Graham during class, the problems
which face the staff In preparing their 112-page annual. After talking over details, each girl carries
out the special work assigned to her,
Launching a new method of producing their annual, VILLA MONTE-
MAR '55 staff, under the direction of Sister Carmela, began work on
the OLP annual with Mirro-Graphic Yearbooks of Glendale. Early
in the fall Mr. Robert D. Hopkins, representative from Mirro-Graphic,
visited the staff and explained the lithography process used by his
company. Deadlines were set up for the monthly collection of pho-
tographs, copy, and art work.
Annual class, conducted Monday through Friday at second period,
gave staff members time to prepare material for publication.
After naming Patricia Crowley, editor-in-chief, Gail Graham, asso-
ciate editor, Joanne Wantuch and Charlene Borgerding, copy and
photography editors, Susanne Ryan, business manager, and Paula
Stuffler and Bonita Fleetwood, art editors, Sister, together with the
staff chose the Queenship of Our Lady as the theme for VILLA
Basketball try-outs, the choosing of the bas-
ketball varsity and class teams, and the actual
playing of the games occupied much of the
athletic program for the third quarter. A new
system was used this year for selecting the
varsity: class teams were chosen first, with
members voting for the varsity. Miss Barbara
Von, gym teacher, announced the results at the
ln intra-mural games the seniors conquered
the frosh 55-48, February 24, Juniors emerged
victorious over the sophomores in their March 7
game with a score of 48-31. The sophomores
also bowed to the freshmen 60-25, on March
13. Seniors proved stronger than the soph-
omores March 21, with a final score of 46-14.
Frosh overtook the iuniors, April 4, 36-18.
The varsity captured honors in their victory
over Rosary High, 34-24, March 28.
Sportsminded academisses with 150 GAA
points enioyed a trip to the Laguna Mountains,
February 5. Dressed appropriately, girls board-
ed the chartered bus early Saturday morning,
for a ride to the mountains and a day of sled-
ding and taking pictures of their friends' antics
playing in the snow.
ACADEMY VARSITY BASKET-
BALL members include Juliette
Cummins llefti, Evelyn Olsen,
co-captains Beatrix Flourie and
Jane Hersey, Jackie Kerkhoff,
and Linda Snow.
DURING THE FIELD day sports
program at San Diego College
for Women, the varsity found
that Rosary provided stiff com-
petition, but the Academy
emerged the victors of the bas-
ketball game and tied with
Rosary for final honors.
YOLANDA CONTERAS and Dolores Funcke team together
for a tennis doubles match at San Diego College for
ACADEMY VARSITY CHEERLEADERS, Rachel Murguia ileftl,
Bonita Fleetwood, and Frances Richardson cheer spectators
and urge the players on to victory.
snow-lovers, Paula Stuffler ileftl, ll'
Jusr FINISHING the snowman are
N Lillia Singh, and Theresa Balsamo. V V
AFTER A DAY filled with fun Anne
Kane, Paula Stuffler, Jean Weber,
Jane Hersey, and Patricia Holloway
board the bus for the ride back to
San Diego College for Women sponsored a field day
sports program, March 26, with all four Catholic girls' schools
participating in volleyball, basketball, ping-pong, and
Varsity cheerleaders urged players on to victory not only
in this event, but also in all their basketball and volleyball
The GAA-sponsored snow party was a huge success with
all those taking part enioying a day of sledding, building
snow men, and friendly snow-fights.
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Queen Assumed into
Heaven, whose life work
culminated with your
may our efforts of the
Fourth Quarter con-
tribute to our winning
the crown of eternal
HONOR ROLL AND ASB pins are awarded each quarter by ASB president, Gail Graham during the
ASB meeting. Girls seated on the platform are those to whom awards are given, pins to be worn on
their uniforms during the following quarter.
e earnecfjdrfd of Soda! living
Opening ASB activities for the fourth quar-
ter, the Glee Club presented the operetta
"Martha," April l6-l7 in the Academy audi-
Panels selected during the third quarter, par-
ticipated in the first annual Book Tournament,
"Look Sunward Angel," written and directed
by Father John R. Aherne, OSA, was enacted
May 6-7-8 by seniors from the Academy and
As a farewell to the seniors, the iunior class
presented the Junior-senior Prom, Friday, May
27, at the Town and Country Club.
June 6 was Graduation Day for the seniors
of '55. The day began with Holy Mass, followed
by breakfast given by the freshmen, and in the
late afternoon on the North Terrace the seniors
bid their last farewells.
DURING STUDY-CLASS, Acad-
emy girls may be seen using
the library to prepare their re-
search assignments for the fol-
JOAN ST, MARTIN lleftl, and Jolsephine Celiceo admire the prizes they
won in the magazine subscription drive to spread Catholic literature and
to raise funds for the House of Studies in Los Angeles.
RED CROSS REPRESENTATIVES Martha McCarthy lleftl, Mary Jane Tier-
man, Patricia Thompson, Maren Moser, Margaret and Patricia Long
discuss the next activity planned for the Academy.
Many activities sponsored by the Academy
help the girls learn how to work together,
forming good citizens of tomorrow by group
Students participated in the "Catholic Di-
gest" subscription drive for the House of
Studies in Los Angeles. Meeting to discuss
iuvenile traffic problems, ten from the
Academy attended the Teen-Age Traffic
Safety Conference at Balboa Park.
Respecting the rights of others when co-
operating with the library and cafeteria staffs
teaches Academisses to appreciate what
others do to help them.
Pupils successfully supporting school activ-
ities and maintaining a high academic stand-
ing are awarded Honor Roll or ASB pins in
recognition of their work each quarter at
the ASB assembly.
AFTER ATTENDING THE Teen-
Age Traffic Safety Conference,
representatives Karene Lemke
lstanding, leftl, Margaret Far-
rell, Louise Myers, Linda Snow,
Valerie Seiler, Patricia Miller,
Beverly Snow, Jacklyn Kerk-
hoff, Floradel Green lseatedl,
and Sara Weinstock talk over
the results of the meeting.
A FAMILIAR SCENE in the cafe-
teria where the girls may have
the benefit of a hot lunch any
NANCY LEVELYN OLSENl comforts Lady Harriet lMildred
Sandersl in her plight of boredom. Other ladies of the court
gather in the garden to look on sympathetically.
MRS. MARGUERITE MATHER applies make-up with a skillful
hand to Mildred Sanders.
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Playing a two-night run in the Academy audi-
torium, April I6-17, the three-act operetta,
"Martha," recounted the adventures of a Lady of
the Court who decided a serving maid's life was
far happier than hers.
Traveling incognito to Richmond Fair, Lady Har-
riet lMildred Sandersl and her loyal friend, Nancy
lEvelyn Olsenl, assume the names "Martha" and
"Betsy Ann." Due to a series of mishaps, Martha
and Betsy find themselves engaged by Plunket
l.lane Herseyl and Lionel lJean Weberl, two
wealthy farmers, to work for one year. Their
escape and pursuit prove that crime does not pay,
and a bargain made is a bargain binding!
One of the Academy's best and most ambitious
musical endeavors, the cast was under the direction
of Sister Aileen Francis lmusicl, Mrs. Marguerite
Mather ldramal, Mrs. Bliss Stribling ldancingl, and
Sister Mary Lawrence lscenery, costumes, and pro-
DRAMA omscron, MRS. X
Marguerite Mather, gives
pointers as she reheorses
lines with operetta cast.
STEPS to be used in a fox-
hunt number in "Martha," is
Mrs. Bliss Stribling lleftl,
AT RICHMOND FAIR in the operetto "Martha," are Mildred Sanders as Martha, Jean Weber lLionelt
Evelyn Olsen lNancyl, and Jane Hersey lPlunketl, Peasants and court members look on as their
ioy gives place to song.
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Realistically portraying one ofthe most interesting phases
of the Catholic literary revival during the Victorian era,
seniors from the Academy and Saint Augustine's presented
the three-act drama, "Look Sunward, Angel," written and
directed by Reverend John R. Aherne, OSA, May 6, 7,
Unfolding the life of Alice Meynell lEvelyn Olsenl, the
play captures the leader of the Victorian renaissance at the
height of her influence.
At the opening, the Meynells are entertaining some of
the more illustrious members of their literary circle: Oscar
Wilde iDavid Farrelll, Francis Thompson lTom Raunerl,
and Coventry Patmore lVince Learnardl.
Later Alice, through flashbacks, recalls the turning points
of her life which include the days spent with her family and
the first meeting with her husband, Wilfred Uohn Hutchin-
BEFORE DRESS REHEARSAL Evelyn Ol-
sen receives last minute instructions
from Father Aherne for recording lines
recalling highlights of the past in
Alice MeyneIl's life.
MR. THOMPSON, Alice's father, iVic-
tor Buono, seated leftl, reads a favo-
rite poem to Francis Thompson
lThomas Raunerl, while Alice Mey-
nell iEvelyn Olsenl and her husband
Wilfred lJohn Hutchinsonl correct
the galleys for the next issue of their
"Merrie England," Showing early and
precocious interest in creative writing,
Viola lTheresa Hart, centerl reads
her essay on their famous mother to
Monica lMarsha Adkins, leftl and
Olivia lBarbaranne Tuckerl.
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Reverend Joseph Gallagher, USN chaplain, welcomed a choir of thirty girls
who arrived by bus to chant the Mass of the Pre-sanctified at l:3O p.m., Good
Friday at the Naval Station. Again on Easter Sunday a choir of fifteen iourneyed
to sing Mass at the Navy base. Senior Mary Ellen Voigt accompanied the High
Mass on the organ. Sister Virginia Joseph, Sodality moderator, directed the
girls on both occasions.
Seniors were happy that the feast of their patroness, Our Lady of Good
Counsel, was chosen for the April Sodality Mass.
Student body members attended a High Mass on the North Terrace at 8 a.m.
May 3l, followed by a breakfast in the cafeteria. Later in the day high school
classes and grammar grades assembled on the tennis courts to form the living
Rosary in honor of Our Blessed Mother.
Sodality committee members were chosen to carry banners, symbolizing the
decades. Reciting the rosary, students proceeded along Oregon Street
Circle Drive and North Terrace where they paused to sing hymns of
to Our Lady. Then continuing to the Point, Sodalists concluded their de-
by singing "Queen of May" while prefect Charlene Borgerding crowned
the statue of Mary with a tiara of roses.
In the afternoon, Sodalists enioyed the junior class play "St, Maria Gorettif'
A social hour completed the program for Mary's Day, the new feast of her
LEADING THE PROCESSION on Mary's Day, vice-prefect Mary Pat Fitzgerald carried the Sodality
banner to the Circle Drive followed by Emily Riley, Bonita Fleetwood, Beatrix Flourie, and
Dolores Dowd, committee chairmen.
ARRIVING IN ADMINISTRATION parlors Iabovel Mary Catherine Waters
irightl, Frances Richardson, and Jean Muehlebach prepare to introduce
escorts Paul Rountree, Pancho Preciado, and John Keller to the faculty
before leaving for their evening of enioyment.
TAKING ADVANTAGE OF the cool breeze on the Administration steps, are
senior Marie Prinos and Frank Orendain.
Prom evening began with iuniors and seniors introducing
their dates to the faculty in the Administration parlors. Then
Mission Valley Town and Country Club opened its doors to
OLP upperclassmen and their escorts for the long anticipated
prom, highlighting the year's social events, Friday, May 27.
Joe Fos and his "Melody Makers" provided the music for
formally attired dancers. Scene of the after party was the
Cotton Patch Restaurant on Midway Drive. Juniors presented
graduates-to-be with prom bids and corsages early in Moy.
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OUTSTANDING ATHLETES OF the year are Beatrix Flourie idescending
orderl, Jane Hersey, seniors, and freshmen Linda Snow and Sandra
Bellamy. These girls were chosen by Sister Margaret Leo and Miss Barbara
Von for both their athletic abilities and fine sportsmanship,
Proudly displaying new white unitorms, the basketball
varsity took on a new appearance during the fourth
Instead of the usual GAA Banquet, in which the awards
are given, a special award assembly was held on Field Day,
May l8. Sweaters l2000 pointsl were bestowed on Gail
Evans, Margie Welle, Mary Arnold, Joan St. Martin, Elaine
Mello, Yolanda Contreras, Lillia Singh, and Linda Snow.
Volleyball letters went to Mary Arnold, Dolores Funcke,
Joan St. Martin, Jackie Kerkhoff, Eileen Dibos, Margie Welle,
Yolanda Contreras, Juliette Cummins, Dolores Dowd, Beat-
rix Flourie, Floradel Green, Jane Hersey, Anne Kane, and
Basketball letters were presented to Jane Hersey, Juliette
Cummins, Linda Snow, Beatrix Flourie, Jackie Kerkhott, Eve-
lyn Olsen, Mary Arnold, Floradel Green, Lillia Singh, Joan
St. Martin, Ewania Reynolds, Sandra Bellamy, Margie Welle,
Dolores Dowd, Jean Peck, Gail Evans, Anne Kane, and
Awarded pins ll5OO pointsl were Mary Arnold, Elaine
Mello, Yolanda Contreras, Lillia Singh, Linda Snow, and
Earning numerals llOOO pointsl were Joan St. Martin,
Ewania Reynolds, Beatrix Flourie, Linda Frye, Karen Chaun-
cey, Jean Peck, Mary Arnold, Elaine Mello, Yolanda Con-
treras, Lillia Singh, Linda Snow, and Juliette Cummins.
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Besides the teachers and students who comprise
a school, there is also a group of people who are
important, but easily taken for granted and often
overlooked. They are the women who serve us
breakfast and lunch, as patiently and happily as
our mothers would, the men who work to preserve
and increase the beauty of our buildings and
campus. Without the untiring work and efforts of
the maintenance crew, the Academy would not
be the wonderful place it is.
A sincere thanks is extended to each one of
them for helping make our Alma Mater a place
we can be proud to attend and happy to have
our friends visit.
MRS. MARGARET JOHNSTON and Mrs. Louise Janik help students select
their lunches. These two ladies prepare lunch for the girls every day and
breakfast on first Fridays and during Lent.
MR. NAZZERENO VALERI and his son Silvio pause during their work as
gardeners, Credit for the maintenance of our beautiful campus this year
goes to these two men who work so hard to keep it at its best, Mr. Silvia
Valeri also made a detailed sketch, now framed and hanging in the
main entrance of the school building, of the Academy buildings and
campus, labeling all trees, flowers, and shrubs.
MR. JOSEPH GONZALE5, known to all as "Joe," fixes an extension
cord. As maintenance man, he is always called on when the furnace
does not heat or the door won't catch, ever there when needed, ready to
help. He also gets up at 4 each morning to light the furnace so that the
building will be warm when the others arise.
MR. EDWARD SPRIGGS, also maintenance, is pictured cleaning the
lounge. After being in use from eight until three, the classrooms are in
great need of attention and Edward always sees to it that they are
clean and shining for the next day.
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SELECTING RECORDS TO be
played during the Music Lis-
tening class are freshmen mu-
sic students Sandra Bellamy
lleftl, Susan Crosby, Peggy
Caldwell, Sondra French, Mary
Elizabeth Wells, and Anne Em-
nnua mcifa :S
SOPHOMORE PIANO STUDENTS Beverly Wahl lleftl Mary Dee Dugan, Margaret
Hunt Martha Moreno Ruta Mello and Donna Lerwrll llsten to Beverly tell about the
days when she played the cello whale Wmmfred Luughton strums on the harp.
GETTING SOME LAST minute practice before the big day of the annual recital are senior music stu-
dents Mary O'Neill lleftl, Patricia Mulcahy, and Yolanda Contreras.
PREPARING FOR HER senior recital May 15 is talented senior, Juliette Cummins.
Amaxeo! mufiica Mar
Commemorating the feast of St. Cecilia, pa-
troness of musicians, November 22, Academy
music pupils marked the celebration listening
to the radio interview by Molly Morse with
Juliette Cummins and Gail Graham, publicizing
the coming OLP concert by tenor Christopher
Lynch, Wednesdayf November 24. Following
the broadcast, musicians retired to the parlors
where they heard an informal program present-
ed by fellow-Cecilians.
CHECKING OVER THEORY work
sheets before they begin their
daily practice are juniors Mary
Anne Johnson lstanding, leftl,
Doris Wolff, Rachel Murguia,
Blanche Ocampo lseated, leftl,
and Patricia Dobbins,
Spencer Browne, composer-pianist, visited
Villa Montemarxon Wednesday, April 27, giv-
ing a memorable concert.
Juliette Cummins presented her private senior
recital, Sunday, May l5, in the Academy audi-
Underclassmen played their musical selections
for the public, May l6, followed by iuniors and
seniors entertaining guests with their classical
arrangements, May l7.
JUNIOR ART CLASS
applied designs to
textiles for gifts. Pa-
tricia Dobbins lseat-
ed, leftl, and Mario
techniques to Veron-
ica Godfrey Istand-
ing, leftl, Sylvia
Reyes, Silvia Garcia,
and Josephine Mar-
Wadfering anal jechaicjued
PAINTING ON PORTABLE easels are Judith Vivel lleft,
Mary Beth Gowdy, Maria Theresa Alonso, Isecond
Mansir, Margaret D'Agostinop Lilia Nova Ithird rowl,
Garcia, Angela Boriag Patricia Funaro Istanding, leftl,
French, and Joan Campbell.
first rowl, Martha McCarthy,
rowl Sylvia Olivieri, Rachel
Carmen Estudillo, Guadalupe
Mary Anne Isenberg, Sondra
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seniors Yolanda Con-
treras lleftl, Amel-
ita Osornio, Beverly
Snow, Louise Myers, lox
Jane Hersey, Geral-
Patricia Miller, Pa-
tricia Mulcahy, Jean
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Sister Mary Lawrence conducted lettering and
design classes for study by freshmen and soph-
omore art students and for upperclassmen re-
view during the first semester. ln the second
semester sopho.mores worked on perspective
and object drawing. Juniors used first semester
designs to stencil textiles. Still life pencil
sketches and pastels challenged senior artists.
Stage settings and scenery tor the Glee Club
operetta "Martha" were constructed by the art
department. Sister also taught pastel and pos-
ter techniques along with the effective silk
screening process used in making school posters
TREES on campus
are sophomore art
Wahl, and Olivia
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TOP ROW: Mary Luz Abarca, Beatrix Arias, Eclda Contreras, Paula Dail,
SECOND ROW: Celia Gomez, Gertrude Greer, Margo Handley, Myrna Lemke.
THIRD ROW: Alma Luian, Mary Helen Mangel, Olivia Martinez, Jacqueline Moore.
GAYLE THIERSH lkneeling, foregroundl,
offers Norma Salgado a candied apple
while Marsha Raymond lleftl and Mary
Alice Stover admire a gingerbread
snowman, Marion Little and Dianne
Goodell prepare to play "Santa" by
passing out gifts.
Eighth graders at the Academy soon found
to be true an often heard saying that your last
year in grade school is your hardest, but also
your happiest. Despite the problems of interest,
stocks, and bonds soon the class proved them-
selves to be able mathematicians. The Civics
Club was introduced as a part ofthe class and
everyone soon realized its importance in learn-
ing the structure of the United States govern-
Cheers of excitement could be heard from
their classroom, February 29, when class pins
arrived. Graduation, of course, proved to be
the highest point of the year when diplomas
were received at the graduation Mass, June
FROM King Herod's
Court captivate the
audience as well as
His Majesty and his
courtiers at the gram-
mar school nativity
play, "When Christ-
PROUD OF THEIR new class pins, eighth graders
Olivia Martinez, Celia Gomez, Susan Smith, Cath-
erine Tracy chat gaily about their coming graduation.
As a tribute to Saint Patrick on his 'feast
day, the grammar school produced "A
Tribute to Saint Patrick" in which eighth
graders took the leads, providing enter-
tainment for both grade and high schools,
March l7. The story telling of Saint Pat-
rick's arrival in lreland and his conversion
of the king together with his subjects, was
related by an Irish leprechaun to an Amer-
ican school girl to help her finish a school
, Marsha Raymond
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Mary Alice Storer
Mary Ellen Warner
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the play "A Tribute to St. Patrick" with cast Judy Greer lleftl, Paula
Dale, Sara Nelson, Anastasia Mouzas, Georgianna Cotter, and Sonia
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At Thanksgiving time, seventh graders
joined the eighth grade in a treat which
included refreshments and dancing to popu-
lar records. During the class Christmas
party, gifts were exchanged and cokes and
cookies enioyed by all.
Valentine's Day, however, was limited to
an apple treat and the money that girls
would have spent on a party was sent to
the pagan babies instead.
Seventh graders pooled their talents with
eighth grade thespians to produce "A Trib-
ute to St. Patrick." The girls donned gay
Irish costumes bedecked with shamrocks and
were a huge success with their lively songs
LAURA RUIZ icenterl, portraying the Blessed Mother,
shows the Child Jesus to the shepherds who have
come to adore him. Angels hover near after having
fulfilled their mission of announcing the birth of
PREPARING FAVORS FOR
fo Ir: the eighth grade gradua-
UJ 1 tion breakfast are seventh
1 graders, Carmen Vasquez,
, x Bonnie Elcnder, Katherine
vu til Donohue, Daphne Clancy,
and Cecilia Manush.
ON ARRIVING AT SCHOOL
seventh graders Patricia
,..- Tiernan, B e at ri c e Cota,
Dorothy Marron, and Anita
Rayburn pause to admire
As secretary of the Civics Club, Teresa
Trekell, finds she is very busy assisting the
eighth grade president, Mary Ellen Warner.
During Civics Club meetings movies are
shown to aid the girls in grasping differ-
ent phases of industry and business.
As their part in the eighth grade gradu-
ation, seventh graders plan a breakfast
after Mass, with favors and entertainment
for the graduates. Class colors decorate the
tables in Saint Catherine's dining room as
seventh graders bid their classmates fare-
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IN THE HISTORY museum as-
sembled by the fifth and sixth
grades, Rosemary Fox, a monk,
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blesses Cecelia Lemus who dis-
plays an original manuscript as
Karen Casares, an English court
Lady, looks on,
YOLANDA RUIZ lleftl, June
Fuelling represent the Roman
and Greek cultures, respectively.
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Christmas play, fifth and sixth
2' graders find themselves in the
l home of an old couple after
their bus had broken down,
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Maria Antonieta Gutierrez
Maria Dolores lriondo
Showing their school spirit, fifth and sixth
graders led the way
scription drive during
During art classes
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in the magazine sub-
Catholic Press Month,
on Friday afternoons
as a model while the
class draws stick figures of her pose with
best drawings later displayed on the bulletin
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class produced plays to dramatize different
phases of history. Christian martyrs struggled under the tor-
tures of the Roman Emperors in the outdoor "theater" on the
porch between St. Margaret's and the cottage.
ln order to make their study of history more interesting, the
girls started a museum containing representative items of dif-
ferent periods of history with students dressed in costumes
depicting styles of the era portrayed.
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leftl, Pamela Harvey, Laura Zur-
ita lseated, leftl, Lunetta Gates,
and Martha Duran, having re-
ceived their Christmas presents,
prepare to open them.
Marie Scheherezade Aleman
Lani Maria Harris
ACTING AS GAILY wrapped
Christmas presents, third and
fourth graders sing and dance
in "When Christmas Comes," the
grammar school Nativity play.
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loin in a song and dance during the grammar school play, "When
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While studying the living habits Marsh., Donehgwer A
of the American Indians, pupils
constructed miniature teepees, i tfti- V , V
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shown during the Annual Drive for Kathleen lqnnus ' ,,-' s V
patrons in November when a " " W '
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by each girl drawing a picture of s,.,,i wily , .fV V
what she wanted to be. On St. if '
Patrick's Day, compositions about M"'9"'e'A"" No'd ag ' LE P ,
the great Irish saint were written SUSUY' N0"""n ,V I
on shamrocks and displayed Christine Olund Vg, l ,'ii l"' V '
around the room. Easter greeting VV V '7 y s,'g 2 ,
cards with POP-UP bunnies and t "'i,i tii V VV
ducks were received by grateful Mmlha oconnor ' B
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WHILE STUDYING THE creation of the world, Barbara
Maher ilefti, Cynthia Parnell, Patti Grass, and Maria
Anita Ruiz work on a chart which pictures the different
stages of creation on each of the seven days.
During the first four months of school, first
and second graders saved all of their good
papers and put them in a cover decorated with
sun-drenched flowers, When Christmas came,
these folders made ideal presents for parents
who were pleased to see their chiId's good
During Lent each was assigned a color and
the best row for the day had a crucifix on a
chart painted in their color. At the end of Lent
the row with the most crosses in their color was
awarded a prize.
Easter bunnies made of circles were taken
home to parents to exhibit their artistic talents
as well as gifts for mother on Mother's Day.
ANGELS SING IN the background before classmates pre-
sent their Christmas poem, first and second grades' con-
tribution to the grammar school Christmas production.
LINED UP T0 take their turns at dropping the clothes
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pins in the bottle, Beryl Caldwell lleftl, Marla Har-
vey, Linda Snyder, Joyce Wall, Barbara Baie, Pa-
tricia O'Connor, and Marianne Amrein vie to win
the prize offered at their Christmas party.
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Laura Jo lmpastato
Janet La Marquis-Siess
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Got a tick!
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Into your cells!
We are convent girls
Eek, a mouse!
Riot in cell block 9
And they're off-
And in your SPARE TlME
Nightcap Sunday drivers
Rough night? It's all right isn't it?
Make out o. k.?
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The Most Reverend
Charles F. Buddy, D.D.
Right Reverend Monsignor
Joseph V. Clarkin
Right Reverend Monsignor
Right Reverend Monsignor
Right Reverend Monsignor
J. Malachy O'SulIivan
Right Reverend Monsignor
Right Reverend Monsignor
J. A. C. Van Veggel
Very Reverend John R. Aherne, OSA
Reverend John Bland
Reverend William J. Cooney
Reverend Patrick J. Kenny
Reverend Daniel J. O'Connor
Reverend Daniel J. O'Donovan
Immaculate Conception Church
Our Lady of Angels Church
Sacred Heart Parish, Ocean Beach
Saint Martin's Church
Saint Patrick's Church
Sisters of Mercy, Mercy Hospital
AAA Air Conditioning and Heating
Mr. Armando Abaquian
Mr. Alfonso Abarca
Amelia A. de Abarca
Abramson Carpet Company
Ace House Movers
Adams Upholstery Company
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Adkins
Air City Ambulance
Mr. and Mrs. Enrique Aldrete
Mrs. Ana Padilla Aldrete
Mr. Miguel Padilla Aldrete
Mrs. Mary Allen
Mr. Robert T. Arballo
Automatic Venetian Blind Company
Bob Bauer Motors
Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Bauer
The Beauty Cottage
Mrs. Mary V. Bellamy
Mr. John C. Behr
Pete Beyerle Plumbing
Mr. Gerald Bill
Miss Mary Bill
Mrs. Lloyd Board
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Boilard
Mr. Aleiandro Boria
Walter V. Boyle, O.D.
The Bridal Veil
Mrs. Clara J. Brisco
Bud's Trailer Sales
Mr. John C. Bugley
Mr. Clair W. Burgener
Mr. Rafael Burgos
Burton's Variety Store
Captain Etienne Cagne
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Cain
Mr. and Mrs. George Campbell
Capri Fashion Jewelry
Mrs. Dorothy Caputo
Mr. and Mrs. Kristo Caratan
Robert D. Carlson, D.D.S.
Hank Carnes Shell Service
Mr. Eugenio Carrasco
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Mr. Walter P. Carroll
Carter's Barber Shop
Miss Helen Carter
Dr. and Mrs. Ernest L. Casares
Miss Dolores R. Cecivedo
Cee Vee Playdium
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Chambers
Charles' Gift Shop
G. Edward Chase Company
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Chauncey
Mr. J. J. Chavez
Clarence Barber Shop
Cliff's House of Poultry
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond P. Coady
Miss Enriquita Corella
The Coronado Department Store
Coronado Laundromat and Cleaners
Mr. David E. Cota
Cotner Realty Company
Cozy Beauty Shop
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Criscola
Mrs. Douglas Crosby
Crown Carpet and Linoleum
Crown Point Pharmacy
C 8. S Market
Mrs. Mary R. Cummins
Mr. and Mrs. Don D'Agostino
D'Arcy Beauty Salon
Mr. and Mrs.
Paul D. Dail
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Daleski
Mr. and Mrs
Mr. and Mrs.
. I. M. Douthitt
The Deb Shop
Mr. Louis De Falco
Mr. Wesley Dickenson
Mr. Oscar Dorbecker
J. P. Dorr Religious Goods
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W, Dowd
Dr. and Mrs. William J. Doyle
Mr, and Mrs. F. A. Driessen
Drive-In Liquor Post
. Michael Dublin
Mr. and Mrs
Dunn Supply Company, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. Jose J. Duran
Mr. and Mrs
. Herbert D. Dyson
Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. B. J. Elander
Ellis Department Store
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ellis
Mrs. W. J. English
Mr. and Mrs. Julio Ereneta
Ethel's Yarn Shop
Mr. and Mrs. William G. Evans
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Farrell
Ferguson's "Buy with confidence"
Mrs. Monica Files
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Flanagan
Florentinos Religious Goods
Fort Stockton Grocery
Mr. Frederick Fox o
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert R. Fox
Frank's Vacuum Shop
Cdr. and Mrs. Lawrence French, U.S.N.
Mrs. Marvin Freters
Fritzie's Dress Shop
Dr, and Mrs. James Fuelling
Mr. and Mrs. Carlos Funcke
Miss Carmen Garcia
Miss Dorotea Garcia
Dr. Filiberto G. Gonzalez Garcia
Mr. Jose Garcia
Mr. Roberto Garcia
Gasolinenia Sante Fe Number 3
Mrs. Rosemary Gates
Mr. Otto K. Gerstner
GilI's Academy Drug
Mr. and Mrs. K. S. Gill
Goodbody's Ivy Chapel
Dr. and Mrs. Paul J. Goodbody
Mrs. Edward T. Gootee
Mr. Alfredo Gonzalez
Mr. and Mrs. G. Joseph Graham
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Green
Greer's Gem Market
Mr. Frederick J. Gunn
Miss Ernestina Gutierrez
Hammond's Gas Station
Mr. and Mrs. John E. Handley
Mr, and Mrs. Robert Haniman
Harbor Finance Corporation
Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Harrigan
Mrs. Elizabeth Harrison
Harry's Body and Paint Shop
Mr. Vital E. Haynes
Mr. and Mrs. V. P. Herrero
Mr. Jackson L. Hicklin
Dr. James H. Higgins
Edwardo T. Hiiar Auto Paint
and Body Shop
Hillcrest Auto Laundry
Maior and Mrs. Robert Hill
H. J. Liquor Store
Lt. Cdr. and Mrs. Preston Hoggard, U S N
Mr. and Mrs. J. Q. A. Holloway
Masters Peter, James, and
Michael Ryan Holloway
Friend in Holy Family
Holy Family C.Y.O.
Home Federal Savings
Frank Hootman-Auto Electric Service
House of Brides
Mrs. Jane Hubbard
Miss Gertrude Hullerman
Mr. and Mrs. Terry Hunt
Mrs. Viola Iannus
Mr, and Mrs. G. J. Impastato
Jackson's Hay and Grain
A. L. Jacobs and Sons
Mrs. Theresa M. Jauman
J. Jessop and Sons
Hal Johnson and Company
Bill Johnson's Garage
Mr. and Mrs. Dale Johnston
Miss Agnes Kane
KarI's Shoe Store
Dr. and Mrs. Donald T. Kelley
WM1. VILLA MONTEMA
Kensington 5-10 and Sl Store
Mr. and Mrs. John Kerkhoff
Mr. H. A. Kidder
Miss Louise Koller
Mr. Harold Kramer
La Fiesta Cafe
La Jolla Shade 8. Linoleum Co.
Mr. Roberto de La Madrid
Miss Maria La Marr
L. D. Woolen and Trimming Co.
Mr. Bert Leitch, Realtor
Mrs. Antoniette Le Marquis-Siess
Mr. Richard Lemke V
Mr. and Mrs. George A. Lemke
Lemon Grove Drug, Inc.
Dr. and Mrs. Carl C. Lenggel
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Le Page
Leo Shoe Re-Nu
Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Lerwill
Mrs. Wilma E. Lesher
Mr. Joseph A. Linges
Mrs. C. J. Logue
Mr. H. M. Lombard
Mr. and Mrs. Paul B. Long
Mr. R. H. MacQuiddy
Dr. Guy E. Maggio
Mr. James J. Malloy
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mandolf
Manker Cigar and Candy Company
Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Manush
Manzer's North Park Corset Shop
Marine Products Company
Mr. Frank G. Marquez
The Marston Company
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis O. Mather
Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Mathew
Mr. and Mrs. James McCarthy
Mr. Joseph F. McCoy
Mr. and Mrs. James A. McDonagh
Merit Variety Store
Mrs. E. M. Millen
Dr. and Mrs. Milton Millman
Mr. Andrew Minella
Minor Rexall Drugs
Al Mix Drugs
V. C. Moffitt and Company
Mr. Albert Morales
Mr. and Mrs. Royal D. Morey
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Morton
Bandmaster and Mrs. Bernard
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Moser
Motores de Tiiuana
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph J. Mullen
M. J. Murphy, M.D.
Mr. and Mrs. William Henry Myers
Nathan Golden Muebleria Azteca'
Miss Lucia Nava
Mr. George A. Nelson
New England Racing Pigeon Lofts
Mr. C. L. Nord
Normal Heights Beauty Shop
Ocean Beach Junior C.Y.O.
O'Connor's Church Goods
Old Town Shoe Shop
Mrs. Maria Luisa de Olivieri
Mr. and Mrs. G. J. O'Mahony
Mrs. Yvonne O'Neil
Dr. and Mrs. Clyde J. Osborne
Dr. and Mrs. Servardo Osornio
Pacific Beach Self-Serv Laundry
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Padberg
Mr. C. J. Paderewski
Paul's Beautiful Shoes
Dr. and Mrs. R. O. Peck
Dr. and Mrs. W. A. Pepin
Mr. Frank Pereira
Mrs. Helen E. Peterson
Point Loma Pharmacy
Mrs. Josephine Preston
Rainford Flower Shop, Inc.
Ray Drug Company
Red Spark's Furniture and Appl. Co.
Remar's Woman's Apparel
Riddles Texaco Service
R. E. Riling Plumbing Company
Miss Ingeborg F. de Robles
Mr. Miguel A. Robles
Mr. John Rogers
Dr. Adalberto Rolo
Mr. and Mrs. Antonio Roio
Mrs. Victoria Rojo
Mr. Armando Romandia
Mr. Enrique Romandia
Mr. Rene R. Romero
Dr. Kenneth Symington Ross
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Rossi
George Ruiz Liquor Store
Mrs. Laura S. de Ruiz
Miss Lucille Ruiz
Mr. and Mrs. Francisco Ruiz
Mrs. David H. Ryan
Dr. and Mrs. William J. J. Ryan
Mr. and Mrs. William J. Ryan
Saint Anthony's Helpers
Saint Mary Magdalen Altar Society
Mr. Fredrick Sainz
Sanatorio y Malernidad del Pilar
San Diego Office Supply
Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Sands
Sawaya Brothers Market
Mr. Daniel Scannell
Mrs. Douglas Schroeder
Mr. and Mrs. Al Schuss
Mr. J. F. Schwartz
Schwerma's Rug Cleaning Company
Mrs. Eva Sefcik
Mr. Enrique Gomez Segovia
Dr. and Mrs. W. E. Seiler
Mr. Charles Shedden
Judge Dean Sherry
Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Sidhu
Mr. Thomas Skelley
Mr. Murray Smith
Snow's Real Estate
Mrs. Carmen Gomez Soler
South Bay Cities Escrow Service
South Bay Supply Company
Southern California Music Company
Mr. H. H. Sparks
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Spillane
Mr. and Mrs. l. Hollis Squires
Standard Awning Company
Mrs. Albert Steinbaum
Stevenson's Department Store
Mr. Alex Stewart
Jack Storey, DeSoto-Plymouth Dist
Mrs. Frances Stover
Mr. Martel Stover
Mr. Searles W. Sullivan
Sully-Jones Roofing Company
Sunlight Electric Supply Company
Mr. Almacen Suroeste
Mrs. Florence Swan
Joseph W. Telford, M.D.
Ralph's Texaco Service
Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Thien
Mrs. Jenny V. Tiernan
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Tiernan
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Tomer
Danny Topaz School of Music
Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Torano
Trans-Counties Insurance, Inc.
Trocadero Dining Room
Mr. Monte Turner
Mr. Aurelio Valdes
Valle's, La Jolla
Miss Dolores Valverde
Mr. William R. Van Vleck
Misses Christine and Susan Veeter
Vesco Body Shop
Mr. Fredrick Vicarra
Mrs. Enriqueta Vigneaux
Mr. Lloyd W. Vivell
Mrs. James Vlahos
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond A. Vurgason
Mr. Russell Waskin
WahI's Department Store
Webb's Signal Service
Mr. and Mrs. James P. Welle
Jacob Wenig, M.D.
West Coast Poultry
Mr. Vincent Whelan
Whitney's Department Store
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph W. Wiedower
Mr. and Mrs. George E. Wright
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