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' THE ATHLETIC BANQUET f
On March 16, at the ,Little Cedar'Chu.rch Parlor
the annual Athletic Banquet was held. A very large
crowd attended the banquet.
In spite of the rationing, a delicious dinner was
served. The menu consisted of mashed notatoes, gravy,
chicken, dressing, corn, vegetable salad, celery, tea
biscuits, wafers, sherbet, and coffee.
The cover of the programs represented a scoreboard
Tiny footballs were used as centerpieces.
' There was a very interesting sfsgram planned. Mr
R. L. Bolton acted as toastmaster. Short talks were
g1ven,by Mr. Joel Ulven, representative of the village,
Mr, Walter Beck, President of the Civic Association ,
Mr. B. J. Huscby, president of the Board of Education,
Mr. Sorkncs, superintendent of the Adams Schoolg Harold
Mandler, football captaing Willard Anderson, basketball
captain, Ward Bergene, Junior high basketball captain,
and Mr. Glesnc, the coach of Adams High School.
The honored guests were: Mr, Harold ,Hastings ,
athletic director and football coach at Austlng and Mr.
Ove Bcrven, basketball coach at Austin. Mr, Hastlng's
tonic was nwhat Athletics Does For a Boyu, and Mr
Berven's, HAthletlcs, Pro and Con.u
The Pep Band clayed during the earlier part of the
evening. At the close of the orogram, the High School
Mixed' Octette sang "Let's Play Ball" and "Anchors A
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May 2, 1942, brought all the Juniors and Seniors
together in the basement of the Luthern Church, for the
annual Junior-Senior Banquet, which was carried out in
e theme of UMaytime.H
A delicious meal, WFeast of the Falr1es,n was en-
joyed by everyone. Following this meal was a program
arranged by a special committee.
Marion Smith gave the welcome, which was followed
by a Response given by Genevieve Barthelme. The Class
Will was read by John Schneider, the Class Prophecy
by Marjorie Duggan, and the Class History by Kathleen
Karsburg. Mr. Glesne was called on for comments. A
piano duet was played by Mrs. Stegeman and Shirley Tol-
stead. Mr. Sorkness gave a short speech. Our selected
toastmnster was Frederick Bolton. The Star Spangled
Banner was sung by all, concluding the program.
The room was decorated in pastel colors. A var-
lation of pastel-colored streamers was strung overhead
and around the room. The windows were also decorated.
with streamers with a bouquet of Apple Blossoms in the
center of each window. v
A center piece placed at each of the tables con-
sisted of a miniature maypole with streamers extending
to each of the placecards. The placecards were small
booklets with apple blossoms painted on the cover. The
theme was also carried out by novelty nutcups in pastel
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WHAT ADAMS HIGH SCHDOL HAS DONE TO HELP WIN THE WAR
On first thought it would seem that we young people
of high-school age are not able to do much to help 'the
war effortg nor does it seem that, with our full rsbhool
c rriculum, we would have time to spend on helping to
win the war without neglecting our normal school work.
However, we are glad and proud to say that such is not
Of course the most obvious contribution to the war
effort has been the purchase of stamps. At the present
rate of sales, approximately S900 worth of stamps will
have been bought by children during this year.
This is a notable achievement, but I wonder if it
is the biggest and most important, We have done much in
other fields too. .
For instance, through the agriculture 6cH-rtmcnt.
Mr. Smith conducts Rural War production Training classes
which are not only for the boys, but for adults as wells
He conducts these classes both, here in Adams and .also
In the agriculture classes, the boys also practice,
Food Production by doing farm practice work and Junior
cow and sow testing.
The F. F.A. boys had a paper collection, through,
which they collected three thousand pounds of paper. The
4-H Club also has pledged to give its best efforts to
each 4-H Victory project.
It was the pupils of this school who campaigned the
community for the scrap drive last fall. Many of them
worked'hard and I'm sure it proved successful.
Now let's see what the girls are doing. They oere
talnly can't be sitting idle. We'1l travel up to the
home economics department and visit Miss Christiansen,
and find out.
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