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Page 24 text:
9 Theresa Barcelos receives her scroll
which officially lnducts her into the student
body. Sister Madeline and members of the is
Student Council distributed scrolls to each
freshman at me induction.
4 A dozen thoughts and feelings run through the minds of the freshmen as they sit, ready for anything, during the excitement of
the induction. Only five freshmen were actually chosen to answer the questions.
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On Thursday, OcTober 29, on
A The Terrace, There saT four lone
pumpkins. AT 44:45 a.m. a
large crowd gaThered, in-
Tensely looking on as The class
officers hurridly carved The
pumpkins which represenTed
Their class. People conTribuTed
personal arTicles To enhance
Their class' pumpkin, such as
haTs, earrings and glasses.
When Time ran ouT The pump-
kins were whisked away for The
judges To make Their decision.
Finally The choice was made
and The Junior Class won firsT
prize. The pumpkins were dis-
played aT The Halloween parTy
ThaT evening To help creaTe
The proper aTmosphere.
QMaryalice Pederson gives a warm wel-
come as she rises from a caskeTT used
only once by a liTTle old lady.
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4 Holly McAliisTer and Mandy Downer give a slimy qvasolinej
recepTion. The Two were among The many GAA members
who puT TogeTher The HaunTed House.
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Mixed EmoTions ConfronT Freshmen
On The eve of Freshmen Induc-
Tion few frosh dreamed of The
surprises The nexT day held for
Them. One freshman com-
menTed laTer, "I looked for-
ward To Freshmen lnducTion
because of The exciTemenT
and The rumors abouT Throwing
us in The pond if we didn'T
memorize The hisTory of Al-
verno." On The morning of The
big day, Ocfober 27Th, a cou-
ple of girls awakened To find
Themselves being kidnapped
by Their senior big sisTers. The
"lucky" IiTTle sisTers were Taken
ouT To breakfasT and broughT
To school in Their pajamas.
LaTer, following a regular Mon-
day schedule, The annual
ceremony Took place. Seafed
in fronT of The enTire sTudenT
body, many freshmen had
mixed emoTions abouT whaT
was going To happen To Them.
The frosh were welcomed by
SisTer Madeline and upper
class officers, Then The much-
feared quesTioning abouT The
school's hisTory began. Names
of a few freshmen were ran-
domly drawn. Melinda Neh-
dan, Sarah Van Wickle and
Yolanda Lennox were among
several girls who were "Terror-
ized" by The sfudenf body offi-
cers who were asking The
quesTions. Sfanding before The
whole school, The "vicTims"
nervously Tried To answer The
quesTions. only To be jeered
and shouTed aT by Their friends
who waved signs reading: "In
The pond." "I ThoughT I was go-
ing To be picked To answer The
quesTions. and I was afraid l'd
geT Thrown in The pond," said a
relieved STephanie Brkich who
was noT chosen. All of The
freshmen received scrolls
made by Their big sisTers, wel-
coming Them as official mem-
bers of The sTudenT body. The
ceremony concluded wiTh The
freshmen leading The singing of
The Alma MaTer. Lafer The IiTTle
sisTers joined Their senior big sis-
Ters for an informal luncheon.
The Freshmen Class seemed di-
vided in Their opinions abouT
The TradiTional lnducTion. Kelly
Enrighf said, "I wasn'T scared, l
had sophomore friends To help
me ouT," while Vicky Gloria
commenfed blunTly, "I was
scared!" Some of The girls con-
fided ThaT They were disap-
poinTed in The lnducTion. As An-
drea Falvy puT iT, "IT wasn'T
scary To me, I don'T Think iT
Turned ouT To be all ThaT iT was
builT up To be." Whafever Their
feelings, mosT of The girls
agreed ThaT Freshmen lnduc-
Tion will be someThing They
remember for a long Time.
,pw Q, Y f
F I I ef'
4 Theresa Urda, Rosanna Russo and Carmen Mollica playfully menace The freshmen aT The induction. The
ThreaT of Throwing freshmen in The pond is a Tradifion.
Freshmen Induchon 21
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