Ada High School - Viking Yearbook (Ada, MN)

 - Class of 1942

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Hustory of Class of -42 Thinking back over the past twelve years 1n Ada Public School we sen1ors would like to leave these remembrances for those to follow and as a page of memories for ourselves These years fit 1nto a story that goes l1ke this Once upon a time twelve years ago twelxe of the present SGHIOFS Viola Bloom Neola Dlxon Daphine Fischer Alice Harms Lowell Haaland Margaret Nelson Donald Ness Lu Verne Olson Robert Remark Bette Scherf Gerard Spaeth and Leona Writer were march ed by their dotlng mothers into kindergarten one of the first lmportant experiences of their young lives The cries of three unhappy tots were heard ln the first grade when Viola LuVerne and played the plano We were all careful to keep our legs out of the aisles because MISS Andei son d1d not use her ruler sparingly Almira entered our proud class of second graders Her bright answer that the cavemen probably first obtained fire by lightenmg won her our admiration Our modern casxnovi 1n the second grade was Lowell with h1S beauti ful umbrella may baskets for all the girls Miss Bell s frequent show of affections was not lost on us in the third grade especially on Gold Tooth Remark her pet name for Bob Loren made h1s appearance that year and Gerry spent part of the year gomg to school in St Paul but Joined us again 1n the spring When we were in the fourth grade we all got such a thrlll out of watching the pigeons bu1ld1nff their home in the chimney cornei outside the w1ndow On belng called out of the room one day kisses were bestowed on 1 few of us by our kind teacher MISS Houge for the maybaskets we had given her Were we em baxrassed' In the fifth grade we must have been whispering bunch because the teachel kept 1 chart of the whisperers Jasper jolned up and entexs into our stoly whlle Bette Hoes out Un to the coat hall for whisperlngj Soon after entering the sixth grade a sad experience to occur 1n our young l1ves was the death of lVIar1lee Garness a classmate of ours one of the main acts in the Christmas progl am that year Fox and Goose was the game we all played that wlnter No more lining up IH Stl"l1 ht rows and followlng the teacher for we were finally in the sex enth grade Archie came into our class that vear We all sat bew1ldered in the as sembly one day because we d1d not know where to go In the meantime Miss R1St9 was looking for us and we then had our math ematlcs lesson We also struggled through oui first state board examination geography And we do mean st1 uggled' fCODt1DU6d on page 125 Just before we dlg 1nto the turkey All lmed up fox the Grand Maieh 11' . I . . . . V , ' P D , . . . 2 . L , . Y . , . K 1 . y . 7 U - 1 1 9 ' . . - f -' g ' H - X a . , I . ' ' ' - ' 2 . . S . . L ' . , Q y , D , 1 L 11 ' fi 1 'a ' h H ' ' eona got t ,eu ngers S appe because t Gy since the first grade. Our flashlight dance was 1 ' . A ,v . 'w ctw '11 D Q '- .. 1' 5 . . qui . . ' ' i w ' ' uc g w ' ' Y -. . . . 1 . ' V ' , l A ff o YK V. - . Q . Q. V a I .fini l A c ' . . - 1 ' . 0 - KC 97 y I . . ' A I l

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Honor Students Margaret Nelson Esther Stennes Valedictorian Salutatorian Senior Class Officers Robert Remark .,e, ....... P resident Lowell Haaland .s,, .... V ice-President Leona Writer e .,... Secretary Orleen Warne H - ,,e, Treasurer



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Muriel Eckhoff, Myron Eidsmoe, Arline Gig- ler, Esther Gilsoul, Robert Gnadt, Janis Lar- son, Phyllis Pickering, Helen Schubkegel, Ro- bert Skalsky, Alta Stadum, Elaine Stennes, Esther Stennes, Elaine Thompson and Orleen Warne increased our number of the freshmen class to fifty. We were all kept one noon be- cause one member of the class whistled. We all gave out with our best whistles to help the teacher tell which one of us had committed the crime, but it remained unsolved. We were excited taking our new places in the senior assembly as sophomores. The new member in our sophomore class was Jesse. We built the bonfire that year and had a hard time but with Mr. Johnson's assistance and after scouring the country side and vicinity of Ada, we produced the particular edifice, and our bonfire proved to be one of the biggest and best ever. For baccalaureate service our class decorated the auditorium. Our annual class picnic was held at Twin Lakes. It was rather cold for swimming so we decided to have a wading party, but might just as well have gone swimming, for after engaging in a water fight we came out soaking wet anyhow. As juniors we won first prize for our float in the Homecoming parade. We showed our dramatic ability in our junior class play, "Mountain Mumps", which was a great suc- cess. A trophy of which we were very proud was won by our boys in the Inter-Class Bas- ketball Tournament. Anthony joined our class that year. We must not forget to mention that ours was the first class in recent years to have a prom following the Junior-Senior Banquet. Our decorations for commencement were con- sidered to have been very beautiful. We used great quantities of ferns, lilacs, plum and ap- ple blossoms. It was truly a bower of beauty. As thirty-one high and mighty seniors we are now drawing to the close of our story. Our senior year has truly been a memorable one. Our Homecoming Queen was Viola, and our float again won a prize for its beauty. In the spring we were entertained by the juniors at a banquet. In the past years our class has not had to take a "Back seat" in any of the follow- ing activities: band, choir, football, basketball, publications and dramatics. Our Annual has been the biggest undertaking in our senior year, and we are proud of it. 1. Bob, our class president, has a later model now. 2. Those knee pants, Dutch! 3. Sixth grade-We had a good idea some of us would finally get here. 4. Our Montana cow girl, Phyllis. 5. Muriel, you've still got those dimples. 6. "Baa". They can't pull the wool over your eyes, Orleen. 7. Scalp 'em, Margaret. 8. Vi and Bette, still dreaming? 9. Toot your horn, Lu. 10. Wipe that scrowl off, Leona. 11. What do you see, Elaine? 12. Vi, still a cyclone, huh: Who's the cute little girl with the dog? 13. Could it be Almira? ' 14 . Gerry whatta man! 15. Esther, still sweet and shy, 16. Our farmer lady, Bobby.

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