Alton High School - Tatler Yearbook (Alton, IL)

 - Class of 1978

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RAEWY MCNEIL o R EXCHA c.E STUDE T Hao cHRlsTcHuRcH, EW ZEALA D Alton Senior High is proud to have Raewyn McNeil From Christchurch, New Zealand, Who is an exchange student on the American Field Service Program. Raewyn is staying with the Gale Weinrich Family. Raewyn is studying Calculus, Psychology, American Government, and Speed Reading. Her hobbies are skiing, canoeing, netball, and playing the piano accordian. Raewyn graduated from Papanui High School in Christchurch and when she returns she hopes to get a job to earn money for college. We hope Raewyn enjoys her stay in the United States and we wish her the best of luck. Q . 1 Raewyn and her American family.

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Vocational class to print paper For the lirst time in Alton's High's history the school newspaper will be published by the vocational printing classes. The Wood River Printing and Publishing Company has printed the Redbird Word for the past l0 years. Mr. Roben Treise is printing advisor and Mrs. Marlene Hall is newspaper advisor. 4 seniors to compete in Merit SCh0'3f3hiP whois to say whatys Nora comes from Mexico Four AHS seniors will compete in I978 Merit Scholarship Competition. Semi- finalists are Karen Jear- Ryberg, Russell Schmidt, Karen Slack and Jeffrey Urs. The students qualified to become semi- finalists because of their outstanding high scores on the October I976 PSAT!- NMSQT. Semilinalists are in the top one percent of the nation's I978 graduating class. ln addition, Albert Fuller was named a semilinalist in the l978 National Achieve- ment Program for Outstanding Negro Students. right with the white? "What's the best thing to do in the snow?" Bruce Maxson. . . "Hide alhinosf' Laura Norton. . . "lil" Tracy Woolsey. . . "Bury this question 'l Physics ll Glrls. . . " lest the sliding friction ol Vhetn-U boys going down the tool' of the Mum." Dan Dlx. A. . "Make it yellow." Mr. Joe Clugston. . . nlohaggeningf in an MG." REDBIRD WORD Vol- 11. No. 1 Alton Senior High School, Alton, Illinois Qcgobgf 7, 1971 First play to open Oct. 14 Alton Senlor Hlgh School 2200 College Avenue Alton, llllnols Publlehed by the loumallsm classes and prlnted by the Vocational Printing classes Page editors: Page 1 .... ................,..... P atty Hamilton, Jonl Scanlon, Martha Bucher Page2 ........................... .Tony Wendle, Allcla Holmes, Joel Copley Page 3 ....... ...................... . Sandy Bates, Allison Smlth, Brad Darr Page4 ...........,................,,. .Joe Holden, Rusty Bllbruclt, Andy Wuallner Typlstsz. .......... .Lynda Headley, Cheryl Bradshaw, Debbie Ylnger, Bernle Echt, Ramona Hartman, Nancy Evans Photography editors ......... .Klm Drelth, Alan Belcher Business Managers .......... Greg Burton, Glna Staten Edltorlal Board coordinator. ................ . Beth McAtee Circulation. ................. Mlke Arbuthnot, Andre Thomas Art. ...Debbie Perlea,.lanet Wahlstrom, Lauren Lowe, Brian MeVey Exchange Papers .......... Lena Reynolds, Chyrlsee Elliott Publlelty .............,............ Layne Simpson Newspaper Advisor .... ............................. . Mrs. Marlene Hall PrlntlngAdvlsor. ...... .Mr.RobertTrelse Stall: Charles Covert, Marynell Eastman, Laurie Gray, Chris Mlller, Larry Nasello, Mark Oeterman, Roger Smith, Greg Stroube, Jlm Stroud, Carol Tanner, Charlotte Berry, Klm Bonnell, Jay Evans, Tom Fleming, Cathy Harrla, Richard Hutchlnson, Grady Ingram, Doug Luckert, Shane Moore, Mike Skelton, Kathy Stlrnlck, Mike Stephens, Roger Stltes, Rlchard Tlllman, Llsa Wllh-elm, Steve Wlnkler, Debbie Ylnger, Edlth Allensworth, Diane Boswell, Rlchle James, Chrle Llttle, Kevin Carroll Steve Izard "She is like a little safe, locked, that no one can open." She is Helen Keller, one of the most courageous women of our time. The first hlay of the year. 'The Miracle Worker", is the story of Helen fplayed hy Deana Dixj and her teacher Anne Sullivan fplayed by Toni Rene McCauley.J "lt will be a miracle ifyou can get her to tolerate you," was a typical statement made to Anne by Helcn's parents anc family. Her father, Capt. Keller fMark Elliottj and her mother, Kate Kellerf.lean Rybergj are dubious of Anne's talents as a teacher. Helen's brother is portrayed by Andy Mohler while Viney, the maid, is played by Cherie Eschbach. The remaining Cast of players include Brad Meyers, Jackie Starkey, Dianne Limmerman, Nancy Jackson, Karen Fischer, Mark Harris, Pam Vrooman, Chris Mueller, Clay Marquis, Gail Lowe, Diane Husmann and Kathy Goeken. The play is directed by Mrs. Diana Enloe, and Nan Downing is student director. The performances will be Friday and Saturday, Oct. I4 and I5 at 8 p.m. inthe AHS auditorium. Tickets are fl and can be obtained through cast members or at the door. Zeta-Beta tormal to be held Dec. 28 Champagne lcrost is the tltcnte for this year's Christmas formal given by the Zeta Beta Psi and lleta Ciatnntai l'psiion sororities. The dance will be held on Dec. 28 at Ramada Inn. Faustus will provide thc entertainment and Gravetnttn Photography will take pictures. The price of the dance is 57.50 and the cost ol' the pieturcs will be S5. Tickets can be obtained front Deanne House, Alicia Holmes or any sorority member. '77 Homecoming to start Oct. 17 The week's activities are as follows: Monday, Sucker Dayg Tuesday, Dress up Day, Wednesday, Grads are invited back for lunch, Thursday, No Homework and Be Nice to Teachers Day, Friday, Red and Grey Day and pom poms will be on sale. During halftime at Friday night's game on Oct. 2l, the Homecoming Kings and Queens from past years will be introduced. The Homecoming Queen and King will be crowned at the dance on Saturday night, Oct. 22. The theme is "Golden Country' and the band "Lightin"' wiU play. The dance will begin at 8 p.m. and end at ll p.m. The cost is S2 per person in advance and 52.50 at the door. Tickets can be purchased in the main office. Winners in the theme selection contest were Jeanne Allred, senior, Doug Elzy junior and Sue Ford, sophmore. Tennis Wings open season with smash by Alllson Smith The AHS Redwing tennis team, coached by Mrs. .lo Ann Dillon has started the I977 season with a smash. They have defeated Cahokia, 9-0, Madison, 5-0 and Roxana, 6-I. The Redwing players are: seniors, Tracey Stobbs, Melissa Becker, and Allison Smith, juniors, Nancy Woodford, Barb Brainard and Monica Stobbs: sojhomores, Mary Barnett, Liz Weber, Sheryl Ford, Beth Stobbs and Buggy Johnson: and freshman, Diane Dick, Cindy Tiemanrt and Jeanie Vest. by Steve Winkler Have you ever done something just because some of your relatives did it? Well, that's what Nora Mata did and she ended up in Alton. Nora is originally from Mexico City, Mexico. Her cousin went on a student exchange from Mexico City to Kansas, so Nora followed suit and wrote tothe Inter- national Fellowship lnc. to go on an exchange. She was chosen to come to Alton. Another reason for going on the exchange was to learn English. She has classes consisting of Student Senate, art, typing, P.E. and Spanish. Nora enjoys school, in fact she said, 'l like Alton High more than anything in the United States." She could think ofnothing that she didn't like about America or Alton High, but the fact that she only speaks Spanish is a bit of a hindrance. Nora arrived in Alton on Sept. 2 from Mexico. She is staying with the Cletus Keene family. Brenda Keene is a junior at AHS.,Nora is only I5 years old, a sopho- more by our standards. However, in Mexico she is in her third year of secon- dary school. When speaking of the schools in the United States, she explained, "Some are the same, some are different. The different ones are bigger in America, with many more activities." The only activities in her school are basketball, volleyball and soccer. Soccer is a big sport in Mexico. Nora Christina Dominguez Mata came to the United States to learn English and meet new and different people. When asked if she had accomplished this yet, she responded. "Si". Raewyn loves Ice cream by Debbie Ylnger Who's the new girl with the British accent? She's Raewyn McNeill from Christchurch, New Zealand. Raewyn, I8-years-old and a senior at AHS. came here through AFS and is staying with Mr. and Mrs. Gail Weinrich and their daughter Carol, ajunior at AHS. What does Raewyn like best about America? "My favorite is the ice-cream parlor. l've gained seven pounds already," said the petite Raewyn. However, she said she can do withdut the hot weather we had in early September. The entire population of New Zealand l3,000,000l is less than the population of St. Louis. But the population of her city, Christchurch, f320,000J is eight times larger than Alton. Raewyn is taking these subjects at AHS: Interior Design, calculus, Radio!TfV., American Government and psychology. She is participating is Student Senate and AFS. Raewyn explained the difference from her school in New Zealand to AHS. "Back home we have more discipline and had to wear uniforms." Aren't you glad you don't have to wear a uniform everyday? 169



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