Ambridge Area High School - Bridger Yearbook (Ambridge, PA)
- Class of 1940
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To Miss Ethel Althauser, senior class adviser, who
so willingly and devotedly guided us through our
final year of high school, we dedicate this, the first
Bridger. Her valuable iniiuence has pervaded our
work and our play. We have found in her the true
meaning of an adviser.
.fefote we e in
Time is indeed fleeing. Three brief years ago we entered senior high
school, hesitant, yet confident. The time we were to spend in school
loomed ahead like some unending dreamy and like a dream, the years
have passed more swiftly than we had thought possible. So much has
happened in these years. We have shared much together. There have
been moments of happy laughter, of jubilant cries, and of sorrowful
tears. We have tried, in this our first yearbook, to catch and hold at least
a portion of the glowing laughter and cries and to intertwine them with
our precious tears.
At present, we clearly remember our eventful school years. But with
the coming years' that memory will fade until, in later life, they will
seem distant and far-off. This is where, we are hoping, the Bridger will
prove valuable. Our desire is that it will bridge the years and link to-
gether the Present and the Past.
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Our Board of Education
As We study in modernly equipped school rooms and are instructed by
competent teachers, we know that we should not have these advantages
if our school board were not progressive. This board, consfsting of Mr.
Joseph W. Druzisky as president, Mr. James V. Direnzo as vice-presi-
dent, Mr. Ernest T. Larson as secretary, Mr. John H. Brown, Mr. james
J. Boyle, Mr. Frank Duzy, and Mr. john Graham,realizes the import-
ance of a modern education and has done all in its power to improve our
school. We are indeed grateful to our Board of Education.
Dr. N. A. Smith Supt. J. R. Miller Mr E B Leaf
Through the school board our capable administrative staff is selected.
The staff is headed by Superintendent Miller, who directs our s'chool
policy. He is active in community life and has spent many years in
administrative school work.
Mr. Leaf is the assistant superintendent in charge of instruction. He
is a member of four fraternal organizations. Especially remarkable is
his ability to take charge of practically any class of students and to dem-
onstrate the most efficient methods of instruction.
Our principal, Dr. Smith, is a man well known for his many achiev
ments, among these being the service he rendered his country in the
World War. An admirable characteristic is his willingness to cooperate
with the students by fostering their progressive ideas. Concerning the
Class of 1940, Dr. Smith said, "The iniiuence of the entire class has
been for the betterment of the school."
Miss Halaban, secretary to the principal, has worked efficiently and
untiringly in the high school oHice for a number of years.
The superintendent's secretary, Miss Esther Baeuerlein, assisted by
Misses Yolanda Giammatteo, Elvira Nippes, and jean Knauss, is in
charge of the administrative routine of the entire school system.
MR EARL M. CASS
D re t r f Vocational Education
As We Learn
Under the supervision of the administrative staff, Ambridge High
School stresses the fundamental elements of education: learning and
doing. The first of these is accomplished in the regular curriculum of
studies, together with special courses offered Ambridge students.
These special courses, home economics and vocational training, have
rapidly developed into major departments of our school. In the regular
curriculum are courses in social science, which are an effort on the part
of the administrative staff to prepare the students for a good democratic
The second element of education-doing! Through the ceaseless
efforts of our principal, the extra-curricular program of A.H.S. has
become one of the most extensive in the state. School plays, forensic
activities, music, and sports have earned our school an enviable repu-
tation. Moreover, our noncompetitive activities rank high. Our tri-
weekly newspaper, our class meetings, this yearbook, and especially our
Student Senate give the students opportunities to develop character
and to prepare for good citizenship.
A step toward a more perfect administration was made when the plan
of advancing home room teachers and sponsors with the students was
introduced in 1939. This system permits development of a closer re-
lationship between teachers and students.
A basic course in our educational sys-
tem is the vocational department, su-
pervised by Mr. Cass, director of vo-
cational education. Our industrial
program is aided by the state and the
federal government. The purpose of
the program is to lit students for in-
dustrial employment. The vocational
student's time is equally divided be-
tween related subjects and shop work.
At present the enrollment is two hun-
dred and twenty-five boys, distributed
among five shops.
To the left of Mr. Cass's office is Mr.
Wolf's wood shop. Here the boys learn
pattern making, building construction,
and job estimation. General school re-
pair and construction is handled by
this shop. Farther along the corridor is
the electric shop, under the instruction
of Mr. Axtell. Electrical repair work
throughout the Ambridge Public Schools
is done by the boys of this shop. The
machine shop is headed by Mr. Arnett.
The boys do practical machine work on
the lathe shaper and the milling machine
Next to the machine shop is the auto
shop, which is under the supervision of
Mr. Todd. After a semester of assign-
ment work the boys put to practice
what they have learned about repairing
automobiles. In a room apart from the
shops is the trade drafting department,
taught by Mr. Keusch. The work here
is largely practical drawing. Blue print-
ing for the shops and the school is done
by this group.
We Take Up
A complement of the vocational program for boys
is the home economics department for girls. This
department, which is one of the most fully equipped
in Western Pennsylvania, offers a preparatory course
for girls who plan to become homemakers.
The foods laboratory is a delightful room divided
into seven separate units, each of which contains
a cabinet sink, a table top stove, and a dinette set.
Four girls work in each one of these unit kitchens,
preparing and serving wholesome dishes. In the
clothing department students turn out their Paris
creations. We find them making everything from
evening gowns to summer play suits.
Important to those girls who are taking u'p interior
decoration are the model rooms. The spick and
span model kitchen would bring joy to any house-
wife's heart. The dining room is very well furnished
with an 18th century maple dining room set. The
living room suite, with its appealing green and wine
color scheme, is an object lesson in interior decorating.
A straight home economics course is especially
recommended for girls who do not intend to go on
in the commercial or academic fields after graduation.
These girls are given extensive training in food
preparation, clothing, child training, and interior
decoration. Other girls may choose home economics
as an elective course. This course deals with the
fundamentals of the more extensive courses. Miss
Feick is the supervisor of this department and has
as her assistants Miss Shaul and Miss Robb.
And Cultivate Art
The Art Department is an important part of the
high school curriculum. Three well-equipped rooms
with their abundance of light and space are in them-
selves incentives to work. Adjustable work-desks,
a built-in modeling stand, shadow boxes, gas burners
for metal work, and the best of materials are at the
command of the artists.
Under the direction of Mrs. Trobe, art supervisor,
the students work in many different mediums,
among which are oils, tempera, water color, litho-
graph, charcoal, and pen and ink. The crafts program
during the past year included the making of plaster
masques, linoleum and copper jewelry, statuettes,
and plaques. A main division of the art program is
the art appreciation course, the purpose of which is
to give an understanding and appreciation of modern
art. History of art, fashion design, commercial art
and industrial and stage designing are also taught
in this course.
Among extra-curricular activities engaged in by
members of the art department are the painting of
scenery for all school productions and the making of
prom decorations and posters. Every year, several
of our students enter the Beaver County Art Show.
This year Helen Kruss, a senior, received first prize
in oils. Other honors went to Bill Cummings and
Louise McCracken, whose posters were used to
advertise the exhibit. Another yearly contest in
which art students have been successful is Scholastic
We Prepare For The Business World
The students of our commercial department are
preparing to take their places in the business world.
Fundamentals of typing are taught to sophomores
by Miss Kerschner. Exercises and straight copy
material are the main worries of these "children",
The commercial student, upon entering eleventh
grade secretarial work, takes up the art of book-
keeping. And it is an art! Journalizing, posting,
and making accounts balance are the brain-twisting
problems. Mr. McWhorter guides the students as
they struggle through this subject. Eleventh grade
typing is taught by Miss Cease, Miss Fey, and Mr.
McWhorter. Students are expected to increase their
accuracy and speed, to set up mailable letters, and
to type invoices and other exercises. It is during the
studentls junior year that he also begins to study
shorthand, the written language of the business
world. At first he learns to read it, then shakily
writes some wobbly characters, and later transcribes
from his shorthand notes. Miss Miller supervises
junior shorthand. Seniors having a grade of B or
better in their previous two years' work may take
t.1e secretarial office practice course taught by Miss
Kozak. Besides class work, students are expected
to spend at least two weeks of each quarter in one
of the school offices or at the switchboard. Graduates
from this department have a good theoretical back-
ground, together with plenty of practice, and several
weeks of actual experience in secretarial work.
Perhaps to the uninitiated, the most fascinating rooms in the hi h h l
g sc oo
are those of the science department. Students ot senior science chemis-
try, physics, and biology are instructed by the Professors Taggart,
Rice, Serene, and Benkert. The purpose of the senior science course is
not to make an extensive study of any one scienceg instead it is to give
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e stu ent a general knowledge of all practical science. New equip-
ment has enabled the students of the chemistry laboratory to perform
individual experiments this year. A six-foot model slide rule the lar est
rule of its kind in Western Pennsylvania, is a recent addition to the al-
ready well-equipped physics laboratory. The biology department has
at its disposal one of the largest and most modernly-equipped rooms to
be found anywhere. Experiments have been conducted showin l nt
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development under ideal and under poor conditions. The students have
a so made miniature plant gardens, the best of which are in the sunny
bay window. An armadillo, several moles, a raccoon, and many fish
have made their homes in the biology laboratory.
Studying in the Library
Ready to Eat
Working with Wood
Ein, Zwei, Drei, Go
Girls at Play
Although puzzled . . . We look ahead
THE SENIOR STORY
Three long years ago the Senior Class, excited, triumphant, and
"green-as-grass," entered the senior high as insignificant Sophomores.
It was the old senior high building, and the "Slopmores," as they were
affectionately named, were sent on many wild goose chases before be-
coming acquainted with the mysteries of the building. The oliicers for
the year for the first term were Michael Kraynyk, Robert Boyd, and
Dorothy Moore: and for the second term Agnes McCallister, Gilda
Stefanacci, and Donald Irons. During the course of the year, this am-
bitious class participated in many worthwhile activities, such as the
"Silhouette," Madrigal, Debate, and Patrol. As the months fiew by,
the "Sophs" acquired a modicum of dignity and respect, and looked
forward to the day when they would have-a Junior-Senior Prom!
juniors! Halfway up the high-school ladder. More respect from those
"lowly Sophs',! More activities with the Seniors! The year started off
with a bang. The class elected Michael Kraynyk, Alex Kozel, and Don-
ald Irons class officers. The change in seasons brought with it football
and basketballg the all-school play, "Twelfth Night," had many Juniors
in starring rolesg aspiring debaters clamored for recognition: the en-
semble chorus, the competing art groups, and girls' and boys' sports
were filled with a goodly array of "up-'n'-comin"' Juniors.
And lastly, Seniors. Oh hallowed, revered name! "We, the class of
"40"-and such like sayin's. As Seniors we paraded, proudly leading
the student body after football victories, and as Seniors some of us
walked down that golden pathway to opportunity in the installation
services of the National Honor Society. Between these two extremes,
our Seniors filled many important offices, and participated in many
activities. Our leaders for the year were Nick Hlesta, Alex Kozel, and
Dennis Carroll. Our debaters placed high in their contests. Our football
team became "County Champsu, and was runner-up in the W.P.I.A.L.
elimination. Losing only one game, our basketball team won Section
III of the W.P.I.A.L., the highest honors ever attained in that section.
Prominent seniors took part in the all-school play, June Mad, the
Minstrel, and the Yale-Princeton game.
So at the close of three years, with mingled happiness and heartache,
we can say only: "Let's go, Seniors! The world is waiting for us!"
President - Nick I-llesta
Vice-Pres- - Alex Kozel
Secretary - Dennis Carroll
Photography Club, Typewriting Club, Short-
Science Forum, Glee Club, Chess Club Officer
Pres., Lettering Club, Science Club, Bowling
We Enter as
Basketball, Library Staff, Silhouette, Auto-
mobile Club, Travel Club, Tri Sig Club.
Orchestra, Airplane Club, Photography Club,
Book Club Sec'y, Band, Orchestra, Choral
Conducting Club, Choral Work, Girls Leaders
Soccer, Mushball, Backetball, Volleyball,
Choral Work, Knitting Club, Penmanship
Club, Shorthand Club, Opera.
Hobby Club, Opera, Choral Work, Home-
Penmanship Club, Photography Club, Sli-
houette, Homeroom Officer.
Basketball, Cheerleaders Club, College Re-
Chef Club, Stage Squad, Mechanical Draw-
Popular Song Club .
Chess and Checker Club, Photography Club
Chef Club Officer.
Bee Club, Chess Club, Homeroom Oflicer.
Travel Club, Chef Club, Bee Club, Patrol.
Sophomores Three Years Back.
Chef Club, Travel Club, Serving Club, Auto
Soccer, Basketball, Choral Work, Yearbook
Staff, Silhouette, Historical Society, Opera.
Chess Club, Tri-Sig Club, Football, Choral
Game Club, Boxing Club, Intramurals.
Football Mgr., Patrol, Chess Club, Chef Club.
Cheerleader, Assembly Chairman, Patrol,
Homeroom Officer, Student Senate, His-
torical Society Chaplain, Dramatics.
Patrol, Homeroom Officer, Historical Society
Sports Club, Checker Club, Checker and
Popular Song Club.
Athletic Committee, Booklovers Club.
Homeroom OH-icer, Tri-Sig Club, Silhouette
Basketball, Yale Cheerleader, Choral Work
Games Club, Intramurals.
Historical Society, Chorus.
Patrol, Girl Reserve Sec'y.
Football, Intramurals, Varsity Club.
Patrol, Intramurals, Chess Club.
Silhouette, Choral Work, Declamation Club,
Historical Society, Research Club,
Oirl Reserve Treasurer, Costume and De-
Homeroom Officer, Pres. College Research
Club, Student Senate, First Aid Club.
Minstrel, Chess Club President, Popular
Songs Club, Intramurals.
Track, Pres. of Boxing and Wrestling Club.
ilhouette, Band, Orchestra, Patrol, Tri-Sig
Club, Mi strel, Opera, Choral Work.
Typing Club, Game Club, Golf, Tennis,
Homeroom Officer, Automobile Club, Art Clu-
Homeroom Officer, Automobile Club,Art Club.
Homeroom Officer, Class Secretary, Yearbook
Staff, Varsity Club, Historical Society, Foot
ELSIE JANE CESCHIA
First Aid Club, Glee Club, Historical Society
Volleyball, Homeroom Officer, Choral Work,
Opera, Soccer. '
MARY CHINCHILLA -,
Popular Song Club, Basketball. Soccer,
Mushball, Cheerleading Club, Homeroom
Sports, Leaders Club.
LAWRENCE CI CCONE
Band, Orchestxfa, Science Club, Airplane Club.
Debate Club, Silhouette, Band, Orchestra
Dramatics, Tri Sig, Choral Work, Yearbook
NORMA COHEN '
Declamation Club, Dramatic Club, Oratlon,
Homeroom Officer, Debate Club.
Basketball, Penmanship Club, Art Club.
Travel Club, Machine Shop Club, Science
Club, Yearbook Staff, Patrol, Choral Work.
Intramurals, Art Work, Chess Club.
Art Club, Madrigal Club.
Intramurals, Chess Club, Homeroom Officer,
Photography Club, Science Forum.
Popular Song Club, Art Work.
Show Card Club, Student Senate, Science
Club, Homeroom Officer.
MARY ELLEN DAVID
Library Staff, Homeroom Officer, Soccer,
Volleyball, Girl Reserve.
Chess Club, Dramatics.
The New Building
Boy's Athletic Club, Science Forum, Art
Intramurals, Chess Club, Science Club.
Typing Club, Personal Grooming, Travel
Club, Art Club.
Patrol, Football, Athletic Club, Archery
Club, Homeroom Officer.
Soccer, Mushball, Basketball, Opera, Choral
Conducting Club, Girl Reserve Vice-Pres-
ident, Homeroom Officer, Yearbook Staff, Sil-
houette, Typing Club.
Sec'y of Science Club, Silhouette, Patrol.
Game Club, Current Events Club, Drawing
President of Book Club, Historical Society.
Patrol, Airplane Club, Intramurals.
MIKE DOBRI N
Asst. Librarian, Dramatics, Hcmerccm Officer
Homeroom Officer, Boxing Club.
Madrigal Club, Historical Society, Minstrel,
Opera, Knitting Club, Dramatics, Soccer,
Basketball, Soccer, Silhouette, Yearbook
Staff, Yale-Princeton Manager, Minstrel,
Opera, Leaders Club.
Deolamation Club, Silhouette, Yearbook
Staff, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, College
Patrol, Homeroom Officer, Photography.
Cheerleader, Soccer, Basketball, Mushball,
Homeroom Officer, Cheerleading Club,
Science Club, Safety Patrol, Yearbook Staff,
Leaders Club, Minstrel CSec'yD.
Heekled B The Seniors
Student Football Manager.
Athletic Club, Game Club, Chef Club, Golf
Glee Club, Band, Orchestra, Tri Sig Club,
Historical Society, College Research Club,
Opera, Minstrel, Choral Work.
Chess Club, Atletic Club, Intramurals.
Hobby Club, Photography.
MARY ALICE EDWARDS
Science Club, Cheerleaders Club.
Leaders Club, Silhouette, Basketball, Home-
Popular Song Club, Ping Pong Club, Mushball,
Volleyball, Quill Club Secretary.
Show Card Lettering.
Ch ess Club, Games Club, Minstrel, Patrol.
HENRY EVANS '
Choral Work, Popular Song Club.
Mushball, Soccer, Hobby Club, Popular
Song Club, Volleyball.
AB IE FARRAH
Homeroom Officer, Chess Club, Minstrel,
Shorthand Club, Typing Club, Popular Song
Club, Personal Grooming Club, Language
Game Club, Photography Club, Chef Club.
Mushball Club, Personal Grooming, Popular
Song Club. Q
Cheerleading Club, Soccer, Mushball, Science
Club, Personal Grooming Club, Popular
Historical Society, Homeroom Officer, Lit-
erature Club, Public Speaking.
Library Staff, Vice President of Ping Pong
Club, Gardening Club.
Advertising Manager Silhouette, First Aid
Club, Gardening Club, Photography Club.
Photography Club, Typewriting Club, Short-
Band, Orchestra, Automobile Club, Tri Sig
Club, Vice President Boxing Club. Home-
Checker Club, Chess Club.
Chess Club, Photography Club, Yearbook
Homeroom Officer, Intramurals, Patrol, Chess
Popular Song Club, Commercial Club Sec-
retary, Etiquette Club, Editor of Quill Club.
Intramurals, Bowling, Popular Songs Club,
DOLORES GOSCINSKI l
First Aid Club, Choral Conducting Club,
Historical Society, Chorus.
Popular Songs Club, Ping Pong Club. SPOWS-
Tri Sig Club.
Cheerleader, Homeroom Officer, Historical
Society, Yearbook Staff, Bowling Club, Volley
Band, Orchestra, Student Senate, Patrol,
Historical Socielty, Sports Editor Silhouette,
Yearbook Staff, Science Club, Basketball
Homeroom Oflicer, Fame Club, Chairman
Sports Committee, Art Club, Typewriting
Girl Reserves, Costumes Designing Club,
Mushball, Hobby Club.
Intramurals, Athletic Club, Chess Club,
Patrol, Science Forum, Intramurals.
Patrol, Boxing, Bowling.
Student Senate', Yearbook Staff Silhouette
Staff, President Tri Sig Club,, Minstrel,
Newspaper Club, Airplane Club, Hobby
Club, Travel Club.
Art Club, Girl Reserve Club.
Our Mettle When
Homeroom Oflicer, Senior Class President,
Basketball Manager, Reserve Football, Bulle-
tin Board Chairman, Bowling Club, Student
Patrol, Silhouette Sports Editor, Historical
Society, Yearbook Staff, Chess Club.
O.G.A. Club, Penmanship Club, Personal
Chess Club, Athletic Club, Patrol.
Science Club, Chess Club President, Bowling
Club President, Choral Work.
LOIS JEANNE HOWART H
Leaders Club, Patrol Sergeant, Student
Senate, Tri Sig Club, Basketball, Soccer, Mus
balll, Volleyball, Yearbook Staff, Silhouette
Humor Editor, Choral Work, College Re-
search Club, Homeroom Oflicer.
Chess Club, Photography Club, Science Forum
Minstrel, Opera, Historical Society, Sil-
houette, Volleyball, Soccer, Mushball, Basket-
ball, Yearbook Staff, Patrol Sergeant, Tri
Sig, College Research Club, Leaders Club.
Mushball, Popular Song Club, Basketball,
Scrapbook Club, Art Club.
DONALD H. IRONS
Tri Sig Club, Band, Orchestra, Class Officer,
Patrol, Silhouette Assistant Editor, I,ntra-,N
murals, Debate Team, Yearbook Staff,
Homeroom Officer, Student Senate Presi-
dent, College Research Club, Minstrel,
Choral Work, Dramatics.
Intramurals, Chess Club, Travel Club.
Popular Song Club, Silhouette, . Personl
Grooming Club, Travel Club, Gardening Club.
Patrol, Basketball, Drawing Club, Games
Football, Varsity Club, Chess Club, His-
torical Society, Intramurals, Madrigal Club.
We Helped in Contents
Airplane Club President, Science Club,
Madrigal Club, Travel Club, First Aid Club,
Dramatics, Soccer, Silhouette.
Basketball, Athletic Club.
Football, Basketball, Homeroom Officer.
Silhouette, Dramatics, Mushball, Science
Club, Patrol, Soccer, Library Staff, Volleyball.
Football, Intramurals, Gold Club, Dramatics
Patrol, Checker Club, I-Iomeroom Officer,
Patrol, Music Club, Science Club, Choral
Work, Intramurals. A
Basketball, Mushball, Popular Song Club,
Personal Grooming Club.
Safety First Club, Personal Grooming Club
Sdcial Studies Club.
Typing Club, Popular Song Club, O.G.A.
Football, Varsity Club.
History Club, Games Club. Chef Club, Golf
Football, Checkers, Intramurals.
Popular Song Club, Bowling Club, Scrap-
book Club, Hobby Club.
Chess Club, Chess Team Captain, Intra-
murals, Homeroom Officer.
Popular Song Club, Patrol.
Homeroom Officer, Class Officer, Student
Senate, Mens' Glee Club, Historical Society.
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MICHAEL KRAYNYK 11,17
Homeroom Officer, Student Senate, las Lf
Officer, Mens' Glee Club, Yearbook Staff,
Historical Society CV. Pres.E.
Sports Club, Travel Club, Chess.
Typing Club, Chess Club, Cheerleaders Club,
Popular Song Club, Basketball, Soccer,
HELEN KRUSS -
Ping Pong Club, Popular Song Club, Art
Club, O.G.A. Club, Yearbook Staff.
Basketball Captain, Homeroom Officer, His-
torical Society, Travel Club.
Commercial Club, Checkers Club, Mushball
Volleyball, Popular Song Club.
Checker Club, Homeroom Officer, Student
Senate, Intramurals. '
BETTY JANE LA BARR
Basketball, Soccer, Library Staff, Volleyball,
Mushball, Leaders Club.
Yearbook Staff, Cheerleader, Historical So-
ciety, Dramatics, Girls Sports, Silhouette,
Minstrel, Opera, Choral Work, Tri Sig Club,
Checker, Chess Club, Photography Club,
Travel Club, Chef Club.
Printing Club, Bee Club.
Football, Intramurals, Varsity Club, Home-
The Carnival Prom
Popular Song Club, Hobby Club, Basketball,
Volleyball, Mushball, Homeroom Officer.
Book Club, Knitting Club, College Research
Popular Song Club, Typing Club, Personal
Grooming Club, Future Teachers Club.
Debate Club, Popular Song Club, Typ.ng
Club, Silhouette, Safety First Club, Mushball
Popular Song Club, Mushball, Scrapbook
Club, Hobby Club.
Popular Song Club, Silhouette, Scrapbook
Student Senate, Intramurals.
Chess Club, Boxing Club, Intramurals.
First Aid Club, Ping Pong Club, Girl Re-
serves, Homeroom Officer, Patrol.
Chess Club, Games Club.
Checker Club, Chess Club, Future Teachers
Club, Homeroom Officer.
Reading Club, Art Club, Girl Reserves.
IRENE MAMEL .
Personal Grooming Club, Forum Club, Art
Homeroom Officer, Ifatrol, Dramatics, Sil-
houette, Saddle Club, Yearbook Staff, Min-
strel, Historical Society.
Patrol, Basketball, Bowling Club, Chef Club,
Silhouette, Travel Club Presid 'nt, Popular
Stage Squad, Chess Club.
With A Ferris
Homeroom Officer, Student Senate, Fencing
Club, Madrigal Club, Patrol.
Band, Boxing Club, Chess Club, Homeroom
Officer, Patrol, Intramurals.
Popular Song Club, Silhouette, Debate Club,
Volleyball, Homeroom Officer.
Intramurals, Homeroom Officer, Chef Club,
Patrol, Art Club, Silhouette.
Future Teachers Club, Scenery Committee.
Automobile Club, Popular Song Club.
Homeroom Officer, Class Oflirer, Student
Senate Secretary, Tri Sig Club, Historical
Society Treasurer, Yearbook Staff, Silhouette
Book Club, Future Teachers Club, Home-
room Officfr, Popular Song Club, Personal
BETTY MAE MCCRACKEN
Silhouette, Debate Club, Quill Club, Basket-
ball, Band, Yearbook Staff.
Travel Club, Homeroom Officer, Girl Re-
serves President, Bowling Club.
Wheel And Side Shows!
Leaders Club, Soccer, Basketball, Yearbook
Staff, Historical Society, Band, Orchestra
Popular Song Club, Scrapbook Club, Hobby
Typing Club, Popular Song Club, Personal
Grooming Club, Hobby Club.
Madrigal Club, Popular Song Club, Opera,
Boxing Club, Homeroom OH-icer, Intramurals.
Science Forum, Bowling Club.
Art Club, Airplane Club.
Basketball, Football, Varsity Club.
Silhouette, Patrol, Homeroom Oflicer, Stu-
dent Senate, Historical Society Secretary
Minstrel, Yearbook Staff, Class Officer.
Patrol, Stage Squad, Checker Club, Student
Senate, Yearbook Staff.
Personal Groming Club, Art Club.
Girl Reserves, Popular Song Club, Basketball,
Library Stalif, Tri Sig Club, Fencing Club.
Hobby Club, Volleyba
ll, Girl Reserves.
Airplane Club, Boxing Club, Intramurals,
Games Club, Popular Songs Club.
JEAN OLIVIA PALIANI
Popular Song Club, Hobby Club, Basketball,
Patrol, Minstrel, Hobby Club.
First Aid Club, Bowling Club, Band, Or
chestra, Photography Club.
French Club, Craft Pottery Club, Personal
Grooming Club, Mushball, Popular Sung
Club, Typing Club.
Ba ketball, Football Manager, Varsity Club,
Commercial Club, Checkers Club, Popular
Song Club, Volleyball, Mushball.
If MARTHA PASLOSKY
Football, Varsity Club, Patrol, Minstrel
Commercial Club, H. R. Officer, Silhouette
President O.G.A. Club.
FRED PE RICH I
Intramurals, Patrol, Game Club, Boxing
Patrol, Typing Club, Band, Photo Club,
Hobby Club. '
ANN JOANNE PIRRO .Q ll
Library Staff, Popular Song Club, Typing f
Club, O.G.A. Club. V'
BERNARDI NE PISANO
Popular Song Club, Hobby Club, Mushball,
Silhouette, Girl Reserve Club.
Chess Club, Boxing Club, Bowling Club,
Radio Club, Games Club, Intramurals.
ANDY PTASHNIK K
Typing Club, Games Club, Homeroom
Mushball, Hobby Club, Soccer, Popular
Science Club, Chess Club, Hobby Club.
Band, Orchestra, Silhouette, Tennis, Tri Sig,
Archery Club, College Research Club, Intra-
murals, Chess Club.
Football, Varsity Club.
Writing Club, Girl Reserve Club, Historical A121312-:?NCxfut1?Eg?lg2YZSIEgub Games Club
Society, Homeroom Officer, Student Senate. Patrol Card Club ' '
Fencing Club, Chess Club, Yearbook Staff, HARRY RENGOWSKI
Ph0t0g1'aPh.V Club- Intramurals, Chess Club, Games Club.
We Inaugurated The
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.fs.v,la- ' i li, Za.-
Patrol, Chess Club, Choral Work.
Debate, Hobby Club, Gardening Club, Per-
sonal Grooming Club, Popular Song Club,
Gardening Club, Choral Work.
Band, Glee Club, Volleyball. Girl Reserve.
Library Club, Intramurals, Chess Club,
BERNARD RO OFE1
Homeroom Ofhcer. Chess Club, Intramurals,
Tri Sig Club, Dramatics, Student Senate
V. Pres., Yearbook Staff lBus. Mgrj, Sil-
houette, Debate, Minstrel.
Stage Squad, Chef Club, Photography Club
Homeroom Officer, Student Senate, Chess
Club, Choral Work Dramatics, Patrol,
Homeroom Officer, Science Club, Basketball,
Mushball, Patrol Lieutenant, Scrapbook Club,
Debate Club, Mech. Drawing Club, Intra-
murals, Patrol, Boxing Club.
Library Club, Silhouette, Popular Song Club
Mushball, Basketball, Hobby Club, Popular
Library Staff, Volleyball.
Homeroom Officer, Cheerleader, Intramurals
Travel Club, Historical Society, Yearbook
Association As Well As
Mushball, Basketball, Cheerleader Club'
Typing Club, Popular Song Club.
Quill Club, Basketball, Scrap Bpok Club,
Popular Songs Club, Mushball.
Homeroom Officer, Student Senate, Auto-
mobile Club, Travel Club Pres., Intramurals,
Patrol Sergeant, Opera, Minstrel, Band, Sec'y
of Chef Club, Choral Work, Dramatics.
Homeroom Officer, Student Senate, Tennis,
Volleyball, Basketball, Hobby Club, Typ-
ing Club, ,Pooular Song Club, Personal
Grooming Club, O.G.A. Club, Soccer.
Card Club, Intra-mural, Tri-Sig Club, Boxing
and Wrestling Club.
Hobby Club, Gardeners Club.
Mushball, Soccer, Basketball, Dramatics
Club, Chess Club, Vdlley-ball, Cheerleaders
Club, Popular Song Club.
Commercial Club, Dramatics Club, Popular
Song Club, Soccer, Basketball, Travel Club
Vice-Pres., Volley-ball, O.G.A. Club.
Commercial Club, Science Club, Popular
Homeroom Officer, Popular Song Club,
Volley-ball, Soccer, Leaders Club, Historical
Society, Madrigal Club, Student Senate,
Opera, Choral Work.
Girl Reserve, Choral Conducting, Debate,
Bowling Club, Radio Club, Intra-murals.
Chess Club, Popular Song Club, Intra-murals
Typing Club, Popular Song Club, Library
Mushball, Hobby Club.
Tri-Sig Club, Boxing Club, Intramurals,
gard Club, Chess Club, Intramurals, Chef
Science Club, Library Staff.
Basketball, Mushball, Popular Song Club,
Game Club Sec'y.
Soccer, Basketball, Volley-ball, Mushball,
Silhouette Editor, Yearbook Editor, Band,
Orchestra, Choral Work, Patrol Captain,
Historical Society, Tri-Sig Club, Homeroom
Officer, College Research Club.
Class Officer, Mushball, Basketball, Volley-
ball, Patrol, Historical Society, Silhouette
Asst. News Editor, Yearbook Asst. Editor,
Tri -Sig, Homeroom Officer.
HELEN ANN STEMBERSKI
Automobile Club, Popular Song Club, Scrap-
Debate Club, Library Club, Fencing Club.
Typewriting Club, Silhouette, Chess Club,
Patrol, Stage Squad.
Typewriting Club, Mech. Drawing Club,
Chless Club, Patrol, Stage Squad, Hobby Club-
Patrol, Soccer, Volley-ball, Mushball, Chess
Club, Popular Song Club.
Yearbook Staff, Games Club, Soccer, Mush-
all, Popular Songs Club, Girl Reserves, Bas-
Art Work, Science Forum,
Band, Orchestra, Chef Club, Game Club.
Games Club, Lettering Club, Reading Club,
Intramurals, Chess Club.
Tennis Team, Chess Club, Patrol, Basketball
Games Club, Airplane Club, Typing Club
Science Club, Knitting, O.G.A., Vice Pres.
of Hobby Club. '
JAMES E. TAGGART
Minstrel, Band, Orchestra, Tri-Sig, Patrol.
Stamp Club CTreas.l, Athletic Club, Var-
sity Football, Intramurals.
Mushball, Hobby Club, Popular Song Club,
H. R. Officer, G. R. Officer, Silhouette, Bas-
Girl Reserve Club, Patrol, Captain, Soccer
Team, Volley-ball, Basketball. '
Patrol. Homeroom Officer, Minstrel.
Show Card Lettering Club.
Commercial Club, Band, Orchestra, Popular
Song Club, Homeroom Officer, Game Club,
Chef Club. JOHN THOM
Typing Club, Photography Club, Chef Club
Silhouette, Library Staff, Yearbook Staff, ANNA MAE TIETJEN
Quill Magazine Editor. Science Forum.
And Carried On With
Homeroom Officer, Silhouette, Debate Club,
Bowling Club, Basketball, Mushball, Soccer,
Volleyball, Student Senate, Leaders Club.
Hobby Club, Popular Songs Club, Silhouette.
GEORGE TYMA .
Horseshoe Club, Photography Club, Sceience
Dramatic Club, Intramurals, Chess Club.
Football, Bowling Club, Radio Club.
Orchestra, Band, Dramatics, Declamation
Club, Choral Conducting Club, Art Club,
Madrigal Club, Yearbook Staff, Patrol
Homeroom Officer, Student Senate.
Checker Club, Booklovers Club, Intramurals.
Patrol, Band, Orchestra, Tri Sig Club, Intra-
murals, Dramatics, Minstrel, Student Senate.
Homeroom Officer, Co-Bus. Mgr. of Yearbook.
Leaders Club, Silhouette, Soccer, Mushball,
Volleyball, Basketball, Personal Grooming
Club, Typing Club, Shorthand Club, First
Typing Club, Popular Song Club, Silhouette,
Library Club, Homeroom Officer. O. G. A.
BETTY JANE VIGNERE
Popular Song Club, Silhouette, Garden Club,
BETTY ANN VLASIC if
Silhouette, Booklovers Club, Orchestra, Band,
Historical Society, Chorus Accornpanist
Silhouette, Glee Club Accompanist, Orchestra
Madrigal Club, Historical Society.
Checker Club, Chess Club, Sports Club
Hobby Club, Mech. Drawing Club, Home-
room Officer, Intramurals.
Forum! So, The Three
Patrol, Typewriting Club, Photography Club,
Chef Club, Bowling Club.
Girl Reserve Club, Silhouette Library Club.
Homeroom Officer, Student Senate, Orchestra,
Band, Yearbook Staff, Fencing Club, Com-
,ercial Club, Popular Song Club, Historical
Society, Intramurals. '
Popular Song Club, Chorus, Soccer, Home-
Intramurals, Photography Club, Chef Club,
Bowling Club, Yearbook Staff, Checker Club.
MARY JANE WANCHIK
Popular Sorig Club, Scrapbook Club, Library
EVA JOANNE WASLO
Varsity Cheerleader, Madrigal Club, Home-
room Officer, Patrol, Library Staff, Cheer-
leading Club, Basketball, Volleyball, Mush-
Library Staff, Science Forum, College Re-
search Club, Silhouette, Yearbook, Opera.
Photography Club, Art Club, Athletic Club.
Game Club, Popular Song Club, Girl Re-
MARTHA JANE WILSON
Scrapbook Club, Hobby Club, Photography
Club, Popular Songs.
First Aid Club, Chess Club, Library Club.
Silhouette, Tri Sig Club.
Hobby Club, Library Club, Popular Song
Science Club, Travel Club, Homeroom
Officer, Popular Song Club.
Intramurals, Bowling Club.
Mech. Drawing Club, Boxing Club.
Leaders Club, Cheerleading Club, Mushball,
Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball, Silhouette.
Dramatics Club, Mushball, Silhouette, Gar-
dening Club, Personal Grooming Club,
Madrigal Club, Popular Song Club.
Library Staff, Popular Song Club, Knitting
Seniors whose pictures do not appear.
Popular Song Club, Card Club, Knitting
Knitting Club, O. G. A.
Popular Song Club.
Science Forum, Choral Conducting Club,
Mech. Drawing Club, Stage Squad.
Basketball, Airplane Club.
Glee Club, Homeroom Officer, Girl Reserve
Club, Hobby Club.
Glee Club, Homeroom Officer, Girl Reserve
Club, Hobby Club.
Intramurals, Chess Club, Games Club.
GEORGE VILLE LLA
Homeroom Officer, Auto Club, Card Club,
ANNE VUKOVIC -
Popular Song Club, Hobby Club, Athletics.
Photography Club, Chess Club.
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Top row: F. Staniland, C. McVay,
S. Alushin, R. Martin, P. Gutowski,
G. Evans, E. Sippel, S. Hrirsek, W.
Rupik, R. Martin, G. Eaholtz, A.
Yeakel, A. Giammaria, C. Stanley.
Middle row: J. Negrey, T. Presto,
L. Pisarski, E. Kubia, J. Kuchtyn,
L. Zehnder, A. Matich, A. Labuda,
M. Majetic, C. Wright, M. Melko.
Bottom row: M. Katalanos, C. Mo-
rellie, C. Shaffer, D. Tranter, H.
Zimnowaska, M. Pitkash, B. Goer-
man, H. Tomley, H. Reader, G.
Hauser, I. Hyshak.
Top row: J. Barth, W. Chapala,
C. Case, W. Kiernan, A. Heitzenrater,
L. Iwler, C. Matievich, J. , Zivic,
Hudak, F. Pieta, J. Kingas.
Middle row: W. Storer, E. Lysick,
J. Ruttner, A. Kutzko, V. Swinarski,
R. Dambrosio, E. Pokrzywnicki, M.
Mann, A. Vallecorsa, G. Cain. S.
Bottom row: C. Chaiish, H. Sokolow'
sky, E. Costanza, G. Choroszewska,
M. Beley, H. Ciccone, J. Ciccone, M
Cola, B. Wood, O. Jarowey, H. Co-
minsky, M. Irons.
Top row: O. Di Ninno, T. Rytel, K.
Deuschle, N. Dickson, G. Gossett,
M. Matika, J. Maskulin, D. Dixon,
D. Davis, A. Janicki.
Middle row: G. Kohut, S. Maccaglia,
W. Potous ' J. Douglas, A. Lampko
ski, F. Dobrin, G. Erdaline, H. Erdel-
yan, O. Di Mailo, G. Lench, C.
Bottom row: E. Derkarh, B. Dunn.
B. Fleming, A. Michelosen, V. Zi-
berna, S. Dolinski, L. Manuras, A
Catalucci, J. Jarvie, M. Kohlik, N
Top row: A. Sopirak, J. Kostas, M.
Prokopovich, W. Dreycr, A. Horniak,
J. Suprock, C. Ewing, W. Sl-ruby, N.
Vucetich, J. Giammaria.
Middle row: J. Pappas, S. Bennis, A.
Middle row: J. Pappas -- S. Benis,
Stolar, S. Kolesin, E. Grzybowski,
M. Heim, B. A. Johnston, A. Miha-
lich, V. Andreatta.
Bottom row: F. Balicki, D. Banks,
C. Armington, H. Taggart, B.J.
Marr, M. E. Owens, T. Levato, J.
Augustine, C. Frank, M. Wrono.
Top row: T. Stolowski, J. Headland
R. Gibson, C. Kerchner, J. Budimer
G. Brodish, A. Briola, L. Nobile, G
Farrah, R. Brletic,
Middle row: A. Brown, R. Priester
R. Miles, E. Rutkowski, P. Gold
stein, R. Podgurski, R. Slingluff, N
Zak, H. Stefanacci, P. Bruni.
Bottom row: A. Fardo, J. Burka
Nelick, A. Jaroway, H. Gossard
Bungo, H. Kerrish, M. Manjak, V
Wolfe, H. Rosensteel, S. Feick.
The Junior Story . .
President---N k Perr
Vice-Pres.---Joh K stas
Secretary---Edward Rutk ski
In the year 1938 A.D. the class of '41 entered the new senior high
school, the first sophomore class to have this privilege. They had their
first "get-together" September 14. On October 10 they were received
by the upper classmen at the Sophomore Reception. They swung and
swayed Tal Williams' way. The officers, Edward Rutkowski, John
Kostas, and Connie Shaffer,took charge of the first meeting on October
13. The music department sent Florence Libson and Alvin Bufalini to
New Castle to participate in the Midwestern Band Festival on October
20. On Monday, November 21, they gave their first party, the Sopho-
more Turkey Hop. Football varsity letters were awarded to Leo Nobile,
John Kostas, Ray Ulinski, and John Budimer. Ray Ulinski was the
highest scorer in the county. Allen Yeakel, one of' the members of the
debate team attended the Student Forensic Congress at California
State Teachers' College. Those who had a hand in making Twelfth
Night a success were Carl Kerchner, Irene Hyshak, Adelaide Kowaleska,
Anna Mae Pribulski, and George Sivy. The girls did their bit in basket-
ball during the Yale-Princeton game, as Betty Fleming and Anna Mae
Pribulski cheered their teams on to a tie. In the middle of the year
Kurt Deuschle became class president. Among homerooms to give
assembly programs were Miss Shaul's, Miss Miller's Miss Kerschner's,
and Mr. Newton's. Even the Seniors had to admit that the pre-Lenten
dance of February 17 was a huge success. Henry Gary's orchestra fur-
nished the music, and a hilarious fioor show was given. On February
23 a class meeting was in charge of the newly elected president. At the
meeting Dorothy Banks was elected receiving secretary and John
Frynkewicz vice president of the science forum. The varsity cheer-
leaders added Alfreda Ryzowicz and Irene Kulbacki to their list. Many
earned the right to attend the activity party on April 28. Alvin Bufa-
lini, Valentine Ciccone, and Florence Libson represented the A.H.S.
in the Beaver County Band Festival. Their activities for the year were
ended on May 20 at Kennywood Park.
Is Continuing Still
Nick Perris, John Kostas, and Edward Rutkowski were elected to
guide the class of '41 through their junior year. Kurt Deuschle became
a member of the debate team. Mildred Spolarich was selected as the
new drum major. The first twirling squad was composed ot Jo Roberta
Rusnak, Irene Wenglare, Anna Mae Pribulsky, and Irene Hyshak. The
cast of "Martha" included Irene Hyshak, Nick Perris, and Carl Kerch-
ner. Ray Ulinski and Leo Nobile were chosen co-captains of the football
team. The newly organized Junior Forum was under the direction of
Kurt Deuschle, Allen Yeakel, Edward Rutkowski, and John Budimer.
"Minstrel Mays" was brought to life with the help of many Juniors.
Plans for aStudent Loan Association were formulated by Kurt Deuschle.
The Mid-Western Band Festival, which was held in Ambridge, include
Mildred Irons, Florence Libson, Allen Yeakel, and Alvin Bufalini
Charlotte Taylor, Marilyn Marti, and Marcia Mann were selected as
Yale-Princeton manager. Florence Libson, Estelle Hogrefe, Val Cic-
cone, and Bill McHenry were chosen to assist on the yearbook committee.
The Prelude to the Prom was held April 5. The Prom and picnic ended
the junior school year.
Top row: J. Livitski, R. Droz, W.
Hodniski, N. Petris, S. Nastich, E.
Greenwald, R. Wagner, J. Sura, P.
Rusnak, R. Reinard, W. McCawley,
A. Krol, L. Kaczynski.
Middle row: E. Hickey, A. Balogh,
S. Bankowski, R. Hacker, F. Libson,
V. Frederick, M. Mihalich, F. Beebe,
J. Salopek, J. Frynkewicz, J. Melis-
Bottom row: A. Samoiloff, K. Pann-
tsos, E. Yacovoni, B. Psychowsk,
M. Rodio, C. Taylor, I. Kulbacki,
D. Trautman, A. Stepanic, V. Kon
arski, H. Jones.
Top row: D. Double, F. Bologna, R
Harriger, J, Kenstler, G. Matich, M.
Yorgin, B. Bollinger, F. Dennison,
Middle row: A. Iorfido, A. Nestor,
D. McCalley, E. Neal, H. Roman, J.
Svegel, D. Plofchan, P. Bendle, D.
Bottom row: B. Gordon, H. Fas-
ciano, M. Heranic, A. Troshel, A.
Gogal, P. Kazakos, E. Blazier, M.
Herbein, G. Weasley.
Top row: R. Schielroma, V. Cicrone,
E. Cooper, F. Sieminski, W. Nar'
kevic, R. Ulinski, J. Pribulsky, E.
Sudar, W. Terry, W. Dacko, A.
Stamulis, W. Vkilliams.
Middle row: C. Dworakowski, J.
Villella, E. Creech, A. M. Pribulsky
L. Giammeria, J. Storer, E. Masal,
E. Kretzler, C. Del-Dare, B. Orlowsky,
M. Mejercik, R. Conti, M. Karas.
Bottom row: R. Deep, J. Hasson, B.
Davis, P. Davie, R. Warsack, G. Pe'
r.is, J. Rusnak, C. Hrechun, H. Kata,
B. J. Dandoy, M. Nestic.
Top row: A. Springer, G .Sivy, T.
Kubicki, E. Shorsher, F. Warner, M.
Pastrick, E. Nestor, S. Kafales, W.
Makowski, R. Beaman, J. Dubensyk.
J. Gulish, N. Batilik.
Middle row: G. Rohde, T. Hoffman,
N. Furis, I. Lojek, E. Kozar, H.
Yerga, J. Sterner, B. Miller, R. Ru-
dek, S. Maruca, F. Morelli.
Bottom row: M. Jackson, H. Karas
A. Besick, C. Friedl, E. Manini, A
Hlywiak, M. Marti, B. Tedrow, M
Hale, C. Mosketti, V. Sapia, M. Bilo'
Top row: W. Bowan, M. Shemelyo
H. Szafaryn, N. Gross. M. Marmack,
G. Gdula, W. Bono, M. Dudenich, J.
Pastva, S. Boudros.
Miccle row: J. Stasny, J. Kakias, V.
Miskulin, A. Tekstar, E. Galati. M.
Maydak, D. Bowan, C. Roginski, V.
Zajac, E. Springer, C. Sokol.
Bottom row: J. Corliss, E. Hogrefe,
E. Boggs, A. Kowaleska, M. Karda.
E. I-Iallas, J. Pastelak, F. Mutz, M.
Sapovchak, A. Papso, I. Wenglare.
Top row: M. Minick, J. Marr, A.
Bufalini, R. Rosenberger, W. Mc-
Henry, R. Gross, B. Barscyz, L. She-
vechick, W. Axtell, S. Bufalini.
Middle row: C. Homich, F. Kaloudi,
H. Stakowitz, I. Holmes, I. Harts-
wick, B. Moore, E. Ball, H. Kupetz,
H. Dunda, P. German.
Bottom row: P. Caputo, A. Paul, S
Telega, C. Spolish, A. Belay, R.
Catanzarite, J. Gaspersic, H. Sokol-
owski, M. Catizone, M. Murga, M.
Top row: S. Basalyga, L. Powell, R.
Zugliani, A. Kopriva, E. Maciejewski,
J. Hertnecky, M. Sudik, F. Free, J.
Bottom row: D. Provich, E. Johnston
P. Michetti, M. Marovich, A. Ryzo'
wicz, M. Woods, R. I-Iilger, M.
Spolarirh, C. Sotyron, O. Spzak, M.
Top row: A. Roginski, F. Secllowski,
R. Bires, S. Sturey, F. Lukinivh, H.
Mermelstein, W. Cummings, W.
Giska, F. Klimek, G. Firkaly, J.
Azaiian, S. Dmuchoski, J. Meshanko
Middle row: V. Musi, F. Bober, W.
Tarter, C. Zubik, H. Zatchey, D. Bu-
nko, F. Kopczak, G. Benkowski, G.
Lance, G. Hoover, G. Babalis, R.
Powell, F. Nazarovitch.
Bottom row: E. Shane, J. Olson, F.
Trimble, J. Winterburn, E. Vanden-
bord, I. Martin, R. Rubison, P.
Pietraszeski, K. Suiva, S. Beglnarski,
A. Gera, I Drabyk .
Top row: R. Mochowski, J. Maxwell,
P. Campagnoni, E. Bufalini, H.
Smeltz, W. Dennerlein, P. Pawlavk,
J. Stawski, M. Somar, S. Talpash,
S. Perich, H. Bellas, W. Jarrup.
Middle row: J. Hettish, F. Vucetirh,
S. Gaona, R. Dodds, M. Minclek, E.
Lov, H. Firich, J. Fairley, R. Hulet,
S. Rosenbauer, H. Turrich.
Bottom row: A. Rojas, J. Seneta, R.
Papadeas,D. Hrynevich, G. Warner,
M. Intrieri, F. WataCh,R.Srhmijt,
M. Krolop, B. Olah, G. Nicklewicz.
Top row: J. Rosenfeld, C. Prince, J.
Starr, A. Witowski, J. Hopkins, R.
Barnhart, M. Sumko, L. Doroshenk,
R. Sharp, E. Marlinga. E. Jasinski,
Mi idle row: R. Caplan, K. Onufryk,
A. Mosura, M. Bycura, L. Costanza,
R. Wynn, A. Zazwirsky, E. Sabol,
H. Gerzzounis, F. Nenadovicl.
Bottom row: M. Allen, R. Wolf, E.
Hartstein, J. Shippam, M. Svach,
F. Volpe, I. Masocco, D. Kovarevir,
G. Larabee, A. Berrik, H. Dworakow..
Top row: S. McKee, L. Gaus. A.
Denny, T. Podrnoras, F. Husak, L.
Hill, J. Palmer, F. Verbanic, J. Span,
A. Falkowski, D. Montagna, A. Krol,
M. Alushin, J. Muztir.
Milclle row: W. Kerin, M. Smolin-
sky, C. Cook. M. Benko, A. N iskulin,
K. Papinchak, E. Roman, B. Bryant,
H. Jasler, T. Tedesco, J. Wood, J.
Robertson, J. Puchar.
Bottom row: J. Seaman, C. Konce-
Wicz, W. Kretzler, S. Barkley, L.
McCracken. Y. DeGrandis, V. Nick-
ewicz, D. Gabriel. K. Ivkovich, C. M.
Bratton, H. Dombroski, R. Waslo.
Top row: E. Chalinski, A. Kalisurh,
B. Hrico, A. Baronitis, J. Lazorski.
J. Woytovich, W. Mickey. H. Kna-
felc, D. Marsh.
Middle row: J. Daubensperk, C.
Droz, M. Mattern, H. Sokolowski, S
Wollock, C. Dziack. T. Yaworsky,
M. Gerega, A. Hladio, H. Potts, J.
Bottom row: M. Vukovic, T. Salvati,
M. Tvro, S. Syrko, J. Karas, G. Las-
rala, H. Guyer, A. Amsler, A. Caracci,
The Sophomore Story . . .
President---R ha d H
Secretary---Antho y Krol
Making their debut in 1939 in this "domicile of knowledge", better
known as the Senior Hi, the Sophomores were given a "hardy" if not
"hearty" welcome by their upper-classmen. The newcomers who, as
"freshies' ' in Junior Hi, were accustomed to "dishing it outf' rather than
"taking it", found it rather tough going at first, but soon became used
to the antics of the veteran inhabitants. Although made the target of
the upperclassmen, the Sophomores proved that they were made of
Miss Forcey, to whom the Sophomores were assigned, was at a loss
to know how to handle this huge "bunch of green kids." "Time heals
all," however, and the "Forcey Kids" numbering 479 in all, were soon
adopted into the huge family of Ambridge Highsters. Seeming to favor
the male contingency, they chose the following to head their class:
Richard Hood, president, Dominic Montagna, vice-presidentg an
Anthony Krol, secretary.
The Sophomores turned out "full blast" and received their first im-
pression of high school frolic at the Sophomore Reception, held in their
honor. The "Sophomorons" fa title which the Seniors gave themj were
not long in entering the social whirl and held the "Sophomore Shadow-
Shuffle"-sans Seniors and Juniors! Furthermore, much to the surprise
of the "uppers," the Sophomore lasses, with the greatest of ease, "snag-
ged a stagv for the Leap Year Dance.: They were no slow bunch, those
Every class has its share of talented studentsg the Class of "42" was
no exception. The Sophs were especially blessed with dramatic talent.
In the opera "Martha" Delmar Mineard was given one of the leading
roles. Raymond Boyle, Ralph Caplan, and David Barr proved their
acting ability as end men in the Minstrel. Also making their debut in
the Minstrel were Mary Kay Brown, Mildred Narkevic, and Elsie Bla-
narik, who demonstrated that their feet had rhythm. Bill Cummings
and Kenneth Hulet gave stellar performances in the light comedy
"June Mad." Among the promising young artists in the Sophomore
class were Louise McCracken, Edwin Kwiatanowski, and Bill Cummings.
The "Rubinoff" among the Sophs was Frank Klimek, aspiring young
violinist. Mary Marmack demonstrated her talent at the piano. Tak-
ing an active part in oratory were Howard Mermelstein, Chester Prince,
and Richard Hood.
Has Hardl Begun
Mary Ann Ozimek was the only Sophomore cagerette to crash the
Yale-Princeton line-ups. Bruce Keusch brought his camera along and
acted as all-round photographer, while Billy Byers tugged along his
"gee-tar.', The Sophies also boasted a line crop of athletes. The grid-
iron stars were Benny Chiaverini, Paul Paletti, and George Hlopek.
To the Class of '42 also goes the honor of having inaugurated the
Sophomore Forum Club. Raymond Boyle was elected president, and
Julia Seneta secretary. Margaret Bysura represented the Sophomores
inthe Student Loan Association by acting as treasurer of the committee.
Benny Chiaverini, Mike Kostas, and Joe Doyle comprised the Sopho-
more board of directors. Kenneth Hulet was the only boy to receive a
position on the twirling squad.
One can readily understand why the Class of '39 was so eagerly wel-
comed by their new alma mater. They're great kids, those Sophs!
Top row: W. Arnett, V. Robovsky
H. Kubicki, R. Hlista, M. Smolnery
P. Keener, A. Shintoski, J. Mack J
DePace, R. Palmer, W. Gebit.
Middle row: A. Costanza, H. Sokol-
onky, T. Falkowski, M. Garba, E.
Barr, J. Nitkulinich, J. Smedley, F.
Piltz, F. Russo, A. Burzese.
Bottom row: C. Magclalinski, M.
Izak, H. Pappas, P. Knopick, H.
Miskulin, R. Werme, A. Ruppo, D.
Gavlik, A. Demay, E. Kwitoski,R.
Top row' M. Xenos, R. Morelli, E.
Kwiatanowski, A. Jakes, E. Repovsh,
E. Crasanakis, J. Stoffel, J. Killian
G. Farkas, A. Kurash, T. Manjak:
Middle row: P. Giammaria, R. Pat-
terson, J. Sangermano, J. Dolyak, G.
Mackintosh, B. Shaffer, M. Wilson
R. Maney, M. Kqrelich, T. Willshier
M. Gurcic, E. Sokalski, R. Hood, N,
Ponevac, E. Mellott.
Bottom row: A. Woloszyn, A. Kon
arzyeki, E. Hamilton, A. Sepak, H
Baysura, H. Klarwoski, S. Bruno, A
Yeznick, S. Dodaro, B. Gatehouse
G. Nowaczewski, A. Petro.
Top row: J. Paleos, S. Wagner, D
Mineard, E. Evamcn, B. Hannigan
S. Vladuchek, A. Kowalski, C. Kauch
Middle row: C. Mehring, R. Mauk
E. Beaver, R. Hudicek, V. Bajek, A
Ricci, G. Ridosh, R. Bryczek,
Bottom row: R. Good, M. Kennedy
M. s. Curtis,4C. Mihaiisen, s. Krayi
nyk, B. Nesbitt, T. Blough, R. Mar'
Top row: J. Athens, H. Bielski, S.
Skapik, W. Ivkovich, B. McNamara,
J. Gerle, B. Keusch, V. Sniady, R.
Middle row: V. Pisano, E. Raymer,
A. Derochis, B. Byers, A. Falso, M.
Maletic, A. Janicki, G. Steebner, G.
Hlopek, G. Panutsos, P. Sadowy.
Bottom row: A. Radich, V. Wess, J.
Koczera, V. DiMacio, M. Gatehouse,
M. Pellegrini, B. Date, M. K. Brown,
H. Bartolac, M. Norkovir.
Top row: S. Dziack, C. Leseiko, B.
Chiaverini, R. Furman, E. Hrico, B.
Martin, D. Barr, N. Oleksa, A. Rai-
naldi, E. Supe, G. ShuHay.
Middle row: J. Goodman, W. Rykau
czewski, F. Miedeanner, 1. Hodniski
F. Otrahalik, D. Antonelli, E. Mushv
inski, E. Wagner, J. Boudros, J.
Davie, E. Kon.
Bottom row: M. Marmack, M. Mor-
sillo, M. Samangy, R. Engstrom, A.
Solomich, E. Rubel, M. Karas, M.
Bizic, A. Medianowski, J. Gerle, K.
Top row: M. Syrko, T. Wrobleski.
S. Locke, W. Hronas, R. Davie, E,
Kasper, L. Laughlin, R. Erwin, C.
Kopriva, J. Regney, F. Grandinetti,
Middle row: J. Storer, R. Boyle, J.
Middle row: J. Storer, R. Boyle, J.
Barr, G. Kraus, H. Pitaka, V. Avers,
M. Owens, E. Giammaria, J Wachtel,
F. Veroniese, F. Skocich.
Bottom row: M. Thomas. B. J.
Steele, H. Evamko, M. Walgus,
Napoleon, A. Santry, G. Leise, S
Pzysuchowski, J. Mellott, D. Cherich,
Top row: E. Gagliardi, D. Rittlema,
S. Gurmusa, E. Smedley, A. Hryno-
wich, A. Delach, E. Lockhart, H
Brezinski, J. Cola, E. Santry.
Middle row: R. Paar, F. Essek, B
Levy, H. Scarpone, E. Klimkowski,
D. Rengowski, M. Stewart, M. Cur-
tis, J. Bayorek, M. Kostas.
Bottom row: V. Habich, J. Kraw-
Czyk, B. Felton, I. Babik, M. Ozimek,
S. Topolewski, H. Midzianowsky, D.
Negrey, B. Golden, R. Blosser.
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Top row: E. Supe, L. Wagner, C. Ross, K. Deuschle, N. Perris
E. Vandenbord, D. Irons, B. Rogoff, R. Wagner, M. Pastrick, W
Cummings. W. McHenry, N. Athens, J. Athens, W. Arnett.
Middle row: R. Hetherington, E, Moran, S. Wollock. M. Spolarich
I. Hyshak, V. Wolfe, J. Shippam, A. McAllister, J. Mellott, J
C Senata, R. Hood. R. Mauk, N. Hlesta.
Bottom row: Miss Matteson, sponsor, D. Banks, O. jarowey, R
Blosser, A. Gogal, L. McCracken, L. J. Howarth, E. Hogrefe, C
Shoop, E. Urda, B. Rae, E. Masal.
The plan of self-government in Ambridge High is carried out by a
group of students known as the Student Senate. This year the group,
which was formerly known as the Student Council, adopted the name
Student Senate. The Senate is composed of the presidents of each home-
room and class, with a faculty adviser appointed by the principal. The
members of the Senate must maintain a grade of B- or above in four
subjects. The officers of the Senate this past year were Donald Irons,
president, Bernard Rogoff, vice presidentg Agnes McAllister, secretary,
and Miss Ruth Matteson, adviser.
The Senate chooses the committee members and chairmen who make
up the student committee system used in our school. The chairmen are
appointed by the president with the approval of the Senate, while the
committee members are nominated and voted on by the entire Senate.
The eleven committees are Assembly, Club, Social,Homeroom, Boys'
Sports, Bulletin Board, Scholarship, Finance, Usher, Publicity, and Lost
and Found. Their work culminates at the end of the year in an activity
party given for all students participating in school activities. This
party is planned annually by the Senate. The major accomplishments
of the Senate during this past year were the establishment of an honor
study hall in which students study without faculty supervision, the
formation of the Ambridge High School Student Loan Association, a
plan for student controlled assemblies, and a special bureau to investi-
gate damage to school property. It has been found that with able leader-
ship student self-governrnent can be a successful project.
Scholarship, leadership, character, and service are the four cardinal
principles upon which the National Honor Society is based. On April
1, the high school faculty cast their votes for aspiring candidates. They
marked the students as indispensible, recommended, not known, or dis-
approved. Only those who ranked in the upper third of the class were
eligible for membership. Votes were tabulated by the sponsor, Mr.
Serene, and a special committee of teachers.
The fifty-six members of this year's chapter of the National Honor
Society of Ambridge High School were installed in May at an impressive
and appropriate ceremony, during which the four principles were ex-
plained. On the roster are Marguerite Antonelli, Harvey Burr, Alice
Eielski, Andrew Bires, Doris Buchanan, Cleo Bloom, Kenneth Canonge,
Dennis Carroll, Ray Clerc, Sophia Demay, john Dnistran, Betty Droz,
Caroline Droz, William Droz, Helen Druzisky, Robert Duzy, Madolyn
Fletcher, Theodore F rynkewicz, Helen Halaban, Carolyn Hamrlik,
Harold Hartling, Reed Hetherington, Nick Hlesta, Paul Hoko, Robert
Holets, Lois Jeanne Howarth, Donna Hughes, Donald Irons, Dan
Karas, George Kisiday, Michael Kraynyk, Helen Kruss, Paul Kuncio,
John Kurelich, Carolyn Lambie, Elizabeth Maceross, Dorothy Mann,
Agnes McAllister, Betty Mae McCracken, Rosemary McCrory, Dorothy
Moore, Eugene Moran, Grace Palmer, Chester Rosenbauer, Bernard
Rogoff, Georgiana Soboslay, Nancy Stauffer, Gilda Steianacci, Olga
Towcimak, John Thom, Elizabeth Urda, Eugene Vandenbord, Ann
Vernak, Betty Vlasic, Veronica Vlasic, and Lester Wagner. Officers were
selected at the first meeting. Those chosen were Olga Towcimak, presi-
dentg Michael Kraynyk, vice presidentg Donna Hughes, secretary-
Membership in the National Honor Societyiis a challenge, for it marks
those honored individuals as outstanding, and sets a standard for them
to uphold. Class of 1940 members have pledged themselves to go forth
from A.H.S. striving continually to serve, to lead, and to build character.
Top row: M. Marmack, L. Johnson,
V. Vlasic, D. Moore, B. Hrico, G.
Sivy, H. Mermelstein, R. Clerc, K.
Canonge, A. Raeburn, N. Gross, D.
Irons, R. Holets, C. Droz, C. Hamr-
lik, O. Jarowey, H. Nelick, R. Ford
Middle row: Miss Trembley, co-
sponsor, I. Lojeck, M. Bowan, E.
Vandenbord, T. Willshier, J. Ship-
pam, L. McCracken, R. Graham, T.
Vasilik, O. Towcimak, J. Tahey, N.
Stauffer, G. Stefanacci, C. Lambie,
A. Bielski, A. McAllister, Miss
Bottom row: D, Banks, F. Libson,
D. Mann, M. Irons, M. K. Brown, E
Hallas, B. Goerman, E. Masal, H.
Cominsky, E. Hogrefe, M. Mann,
L. J. Howarth, B. Pisano, B. M. Mc-
Cracken, D. Cherich, B. Shaffer.
Top row: J. Winterburn, W. Barkley.
K. Hulet, C. Ross, W. Cummings,
B. Rogoff, R. Hetherington, W. Mc-
Henry, R. Wagner, L. Iwler, C. Ker-
chner, D. Barr, R. Miles, R. Conti,
E. Mellott, P. Kazakos.
Middle row: B. Vlasic, M. Pendak,
T. Blough, M. Catizone, J. Rubel,
E. Rubel, H. Taggart, S. Demay,
H. Englehardt, B. Tedrow, H. Rosen-
steel, A. Kowaleska, A. Jaroway, E
Leppek, B. Vignere.
Bottom row: D. Hovanec, M. Mi-
halik, A. Gogal, A. Mosura, A. De-
may, A. Amsler, D. Troutman, B.
Dewar, M. Kapusta, J. Len, B. Levy,
I, Martin, M. Wood, P. Caputo, G.
Macintosh, C. Panutsos, D. Erdelyn.
Students especially interested in journalism make up the staff ofthe
Silhouette, which is sponsored by Miss McNees and Miss Trembley.
This is the largest organization in the school. Its purpose is to publish
tri-weekly, a school newspaper.
A prospective staff member must have the recommendation of his
English teacher and must write a try-out article assigned by the sponsor.
If the article is satisfactory, the student becomes a reporter. Writing,
editing, typing, soliciting advertising, and proof reading are a few of
the jobs which must be done before the paper is printed. The distribut-
ing of the paper, the duty of the circulation staff, comes last. A tribute
should be paid to the "makers and doers" of the A.H.S. journal, the
High feeling among the students, determination of class officers and
student senators, the efforts of senior class adviser, Miss Althauser,
and assurance of iinancial stability influenced Dr. Smith in his decision
to allow the class of '40 to publish a yearbook. Assisted by a committee
of teachers, Miss Althauser selected an able staff. Each senior room was
represented by at least one staff member. Nancy Stauffer, editor-in-
chief, worked with her assistants directing staff activities. Hub of the
yearbook's wheel of progress was room 315, senior headquarters. Be-
cause willing helpfulness was the by-word of every staffster, that wheel
moved swiftly and smoothly.
And Take Part in
During the three years which we have spent in high school, we seniors
have participated in many dramatic productions. The first opportunity
which we had as sophomores to appear behind the footlights was in the
all-school play "Charm Schooln. The two selected as members of the
cast were Carolyn Lambie and Helen Drobnak. Their fine performances
helped make the play a definite hit.
After our "hegira" from the old building, our dramatic program was
stimulated by new equipment and better facilities. Shakespeare's comedy,
"Twelfth Night" was the all-school play that year. Sir Toby Belch,
portrayed by Bernard Rogoff, and Sir Andrew Aguecheek, played by
Eugene Vandenbord, created a sensation by their antics. Other Class of
'40 members in the supporting cast were Carolyn Lambie, Ray Clerc,
Kenneth Canonge, Robert Duzy, James Taggart, and Don Irons.
The first opera in the history of our high school was produced in No-
vember of our senior year, when the music department presented
"Martha". The seniors in the principal roles were Marguerite Anton-
elli, Mildred Bowan, Eugene Vandenbord, Carmen Ross, and Robert
Duzy. Many seniors were included in the mixed chorus. The opera was
a musical and financial success.
Mr. McWhorter's plan of presenting 'outside' programs at a cost of
only two cents per student was introduced and proved to be very suc-
cessful. Among the programs of this type were a glass blower, a wrestler,
a magician, and several lecturers.
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A previously untried type of school production was inaugurated with
the presentation of "Minstrel Days". This, the first all-student pro-
duction, was directed by Dorothy Mann and James Klimek. The music
and program arrangement was done entirely by students. Reed Hether-
ington was a perfect interlocutor and foil for the gags of the senior end-
men, Andrew Bires, Bernard Rogoff, Kenneth Canonge, and Eugene
A novelty play, "Pierrot and Pierrette", was given in assembly by
members of the dramatic class. Cleo Bloom was a charming Pierrette
and Donald Irons a conceited Pierrot. Ray Clerc portrayed the role of
Another assembly play presented by Miss Lee's dramatics class was
"Box and Cox", a one act comedy, one of the most enjoyable programs
of the year. Donald Irons, Ray Clerc, and Marguerite Antonelli com-
prised the all-senior cast.
"June Mad', the all-school play, climaxed the 1940 dramatics pro-
gram. The four seniors who had stellar roles were Elizabeth Urda, Steve
Sabol, Reed Hetherington, and Carmen Ross. The trials and tribu-
lations of high school students were enacted and finally solved, but only
after many comic situations had arisen. This play culminated the dra-
matic activities of our class.
We Study Vocal And Instrumental
In addition to our extensive vocational program, Ambridge High is
proud of its music department. This department numbering over three
hundred students, includes the choral group, the orchestra, music ap-
preciation classes, and the band.
In the choral group there are two hundred and fifty vocal students.
Of these students, the forty best are selected by Miss Parson to become
members of the Madrigal Club, and from this select group are chosen
those students who participate in forensic contests. The entire club
took part in the Midwestern Chorus and sang for the Music Club and
the Woman's Club. Senior members provided baccalaureate and com-
mencement music. The Men's Glee Club, also a part of the choral
group, is selected by Miss Parson. One hundred students of Miss Par-
son's vocal classes participated in the outstanding project of the music
department, the presentation of the opera, "Martha". An ensemble,
consisting of fifteen voices, an octet, a male quartet and a soprano soloist,
were selected for forensic competition at California,Pennsylvania. The
ensemble, including Margurite Antonelli, Dorothy Banks, Elizabeth
Urda, Mildred Bowan, Eva Waslo, Lois Johnson, Catherine Shoop,
Carolyn Lambie, Robert Duzy, Nick Perris, Carl Kerchner, Eugene
Vandenbord, Kenneth Canonge, Carmen Ross, and Joe Jezewski placed
first. The octet, with Marguerite Antonelli, Irene Hyshak, Sara Baiardo,
Lois Johnson, Katherina Babich, Robert Kartychak, Steve Sabol, and
Kenneth Canonge placed second, as did the quartet comprised of Car-
men Ross, Nick Perris, Eugene Vandenbord, and Joe jezewski. Our
soprano soloist, Marguerite Antonelli gained fourth place. In addition
to her choral groups, Miss Parson conducts music appreciation classes.
The students of these classes study the lives and works of famous com-
posers and learn to appreciate beautiful music.
Mr. McCormick conducts the high school orchestra consisting of
thirty pieces. The orchestra provides music for the high school plays,
commencement exercises, and special assemblies. Under Mr. McCormick
also is our high school band of seventy members, including the drum
major, a twirling squad, and color bearers. The highlight of the 1940
band program was the Midwestern Band Festival of March 15-17. More
than one hundred and fifty students from twenty-two different high
schools came to Ambridge for this fete. Seven musicians represented
our band in the festival. As a fitting climax to the three days of band
activities, Mr. McCormick was elected president of the Midwestern Dis-
trict Band Association.
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The 1940 Ambridge High School debate team, composed of affirma-
tive, Donald Irons and Bernard Rogoffg and negative, Kurt Deuschle
and Allen Yeakel, had a highly successful season, winning two county
championship titles and taking second place in the Pennsylvania Divi-
sion, National Forensic League.
Early in the season Ambridge won the Washington County Cham-
pionship by defeating Donora High. One of their outstanding triumphs
was the victory over Cleveland Shaw, the Ohio high school team which
placed fifth in the nationals in 1939.
After defeating four Beaver County teams, their consequent county
championship qualified them for Forensic League competition at Penn
State, April 13-15. Here, the affirmative team defeated Waynesburg,
East Pike Run, State College, and Monesson. The negative team de-
feated Waynesburg, California, and Saint Vincent, but was defeated by
Monesson. By winning second place in the Pennsylvania District con-
tests, the A.H.S. debaters became eligible to compete in the national
finals at Terre Haute, Indiana, April 29 to May 3 .
A compilation of the seasonis record shows that the affirmative won
13, lost 1, and participated in 11 non-decision debates. The negative
won 13, lost 3, and participated in 12 non-decision contests.
And To Spend
Our Leisure Wisely
They Pl Ou Club Sched le
In addition to power of expression, worthy use of leisure time is taught
through the club program of our school. The wide variety of clubs en-
ables each student to choose one which particularly appeals to him. At
the beginning of the school term, this is signified by Iirst, second, and
third choice on a club slip. The club committee assigns a definite num-
ber to each club. First choice is respected as far as the individual quota
Tuesday is oliicial club day. Each club meets in its designated room,
and the meeting is conducted by the oiiicers. Parliamentary procedure
is used in conducting club meetings.
Miss Cauley, club supervisor, is assisted in her work by the club com-
mittee, Ralph Wagner, chairman, Lounell Boggs, Helen Halaban, Do-
lores Goscinski, Carol Armington, Michael Kraynyk, Evelyn Hallas,
Regina Hilger, Mildred Petkash, Madolyn Fletcher, Richard Barnhart
Dorothy Cherich, Dorothea Hovanec, Elsie Blanarik, and George Sivy.
Among the many duties of the committee are the collecting ofthe ab-
sentee slips, assigning students to club, and planning new clubs.
Clubs help train members for future vocations. Silhouette prepares
high school students for the field of journalism. Those interested in the
aerial profession gain experience through membership in the airplane
club. The newly formed Future Teachers' Club supplies valuable in-
formation to those who wish to make teaching their career.
Ambridge is noted for its democratic club system. In fact, there are
two clubs which have no faculty supervision. Student sponsors have
entire charge of the meetings of both Fencing and Photography Clubs.
We are very proud of our varied and extensive club program.
ur Club Activities Train
Miss Feick's Girl Reserves stand for cheerfulness of service and ex-
cellence of character. Among other activities directed by President
Rosemary McCrory have been scrapbook making and hiking. Repre-
sentatives of the A.H.S. chapter attended one of two Girl Reserve con-
ferences in Wheeling, West Virginia, and one in Springfield, Ohio.
Because of its high scholastic entrance requirement and its sincerely
educational purpose, the Local Historical Society, sponsored by Miss
Cauley, is one of Ambridge High's most revered institutions. The so-
ciety is sponsoring an attempt to restore Logstown and has been invited
by Allegheny Archeological Chapter No. 1 to participate in a scientific
exploration of that same early settlement. Other club undertakings have
been a preparation of genealogical data charts, a trip to Washington,
D. C., and the annual banquet held on April 30.
Miss Lee's newly organized Radio Club is an active group. During
the past year the members, with the aid of their President Jack Rosen-
field, collected material on "the anatomy of radio." Other projects were
the construction of a radio set and a trip to Station W.J.A.S. in Pitts-
During football season, the Varsity Club, sponsored by Mr. Ruben-
stein, studies and practices new grid plays, while during basketball
season a similar program is carried out in the Hoof sport. Mistakes made
in past games are reviewed, and plans are made to correct them. To il-
lustrate his ideas, Coach occasionally uses diagrams and movies.
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With Their Hearts In Song . . .
Popular Songs Club
Strike! . . . Bowling Club
Attention Please . . .
Future Tearhers' Club
My, what a shot! . . . Phntn Club
Dramatic Life And
Some of our best warblers belong to the Popular Songs Club. Mr.
McWhorter sponsors the canary clan, which, with its 125 students,
boasts a larger membership than any other club. A valuable member
is Mary Marmack, the pianist.
Mr. Arnett's Bowling Club is divided into leagues and teams, with
live or six people on each team. The team which wins the greatest num-
ber of games during a thirty week schedule becomes the champion and
wins the prize.
Miss Forcey sponsors the "children's" forum. The object of this
group is to discuss questions of interest to the Sophs. Ray Boyle is
chairman and his right-hand man, or rather, woman, is Julia Seneta.
There are thirty-five members in this club at present. However, a de-
cided increase is expected next year.
The Future Teachers' Club was organized at student request. Miss
Fey, sponsor, selects for discussion among the members topics which
pertain to teaching. As yet the club has a small membership, but hopes
for a larger enrollment in 1941.
The student sponsored Photography Club was organized by Bruce
Keusch and is dedicated to the proposition that what our school needs
is more and better look-at-the-birdie fellows. Among their '40 projects
was Silhouette and Minstrel picture work.
The Game Club gives many champions an opportunity to shine in their
favorite contests of skill. The purpose of the club is to develop sports-
manship. Ping-pong, bridge, five hundred, and Chinese checkers are
some of the more popular games. Mr. Taggart, sponsor, charges each
person a small fee at the beginning of the year for the upkeep of these
games. The club is made up of forty-one highsters.
It's My Jump . . . Game Club
Participation in Civic
Tri-Sig Club, under the sponsership of Mr. Bining, aims to teach its
members how to enjoy themselves socially. To be eligible for member
ship, a student must be able to cooperate with other members.
To criticize other students' writing and to improve one's own writing-
are the objectives of the "Quill Club", sponsored by Miss Kerchner.
Voluntary writing previous to application for membership is the only
requirement. Poems, stories, and'sketches are criticized during club
period. Those writings which are considered best are included in the
Quill Magazine which is published several times yearly.
The Science Forum, under the direction of Mr. Benkert, promotes an
interest in science. It supplies an opportunity to discuss scientific pro-
gress and aims to contribute to science programs of the school. The
members provide movies and promote trips and projects of a scientific
nature. Among its many undertakings during the past year have been
a field trip to Pittsburgh and the construction of a telescope.
The Shorthand Club, sponsored by Miss Miller, gives an opportunity
for advanced commercial students to try out for awards. The fraternal
name of the club is the "Order of Gregg Students". Mildred Shaw re-
ceived an award for typing fifty words a minute.
Archery enthusiasts, following the example of their Sherwood ancestor,
Robin Hood, have taken to the woods. Mr. Rice and President Charles
Cain have directed the making of bows, arrows, and targets during the
past few months, and now nature claims them for bull's eye practices and
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Hobby Lobby Hobby Club
Pursue Old Hobbies
The members of Miss Duffy's Language Club are compiling a source
book of French and Italian painters, statesmen, actors, and actresses.
Throughout the year minute plays are given in French and Latin. The
purpose of the group is to further the members' knowledge of Latin and
The Leaders' Club, sponsored by Miss Spahr, has as its members girls
who excel in athletics, character, and service. During meetings, these
"sports in shorts," presidented by Jeanette Zwatty, are taught routine
gym work so that they may assist the instructors during class periods.
This year, by means of several money-making projects, they purchased
garnet and gray uniforms. Closely connected with the Leaders' Club is
the Junior Leaders' Club, under the sponsorship of Miss Hughes.
The Fencing Club, a comparatively new group, sponsored by Bill
Kiernan, Paul Stewart, Donald Musgrave, and Lester Wagner, is devot-
ed to the objective study and active practice of fencing, the sport of
The soil enthusiasts of Miss Shaul's Gardening Club do very interest-
ing work. Discussions of newspaper articles in horticultural subjects
are carried on during club periods. Other activities include the study of
various cut flower arrangements and the conducting of question bees.
The girls made a trip to Phipps Conservatory, Pittsbutgh.
Novel craftsmanship is the work of the Hobby Club, sponsored by
Mr. Robb. Beaded pocket books, bracelets, and rings are some of the
things made by the girls. The boys made leather belts and watch fobs.
Or Take Up New
The College Research group devotes itself to the objective study of
the many different types of business and academic colleges. Under the
direction of Miss Cease, sponsor, and Harvey Burr, president, the club
has compiled a virtual gold mine of information by collecting catalogs
and pamphlets. Students having questions concerning colleges may be-
come associate members, and frequent meetings are held to supply the
The Chess Club holds contests among all the members to determine
the champion. Leo Kokoski became "King of Chess" in the Ambridge
High School after a strenuous battle with Eugene Moran, the former
champion. The club, sponsored by Mr. Dodds, played and defeated
Sewickley High during the year.
On the basis of scholarship and leadership, the efficient library assistants
are chosen. This organization has been changed from an extra-curricular
activity to a classroom credit subject. One of the projects this year was
the completion of a file of catalogues from every college and university
in the United States.
The members of Miss Robb's Chef Club enjoy numerous activities
during the club period. Among these are learning simple techniques of
food preparation, proper selection and care of clothing, and good man-
ners. A tour through the Heinz Plant gave the boys first hand infor-
mation concerning the future for chefs in commercial food industries.
The Boxing-Wrestling Club, sponsored by Mr. Serene, is developing
skill in these sports among the "Cyclone Kids" of the high school. Dur-
ing club meetings boxing and wrestling matches are held in the gym.
One night each week is set aside for those especially interested.
Looking Forward . . .
College Research Club
Your Move . . . Chess Club
Dale Due . . . Library Staff
Soup's On . . . Chef Club
Lead With Your Left . . .
Boxing and Wrestling Club
The land aviators of Mr. Keusch's Aero Club are our most inventive
clubsters. The fellows, under President Henry Jocz, work hard design-
ing and building model airplanes. They have sponsored several exhi-
bition contests, and a few active members have entered state and national
model clipper contests with success.
Mrs. Trobe's Art Club meets weekly in our studios on the third Hoor.
Because her brief program of making visual aids for class rooms was a
success, Mrs. Trobe intends further developing the plan. Soap sculp-
turing, fashion designing, and cartooning are among the other projects
which members have done.
For Art's Sake
With Wings . . . Aero Club
These People Do Things
Right This Way. . . Usher Comm Hee
Pop! Candy! Chewing Gum! . . .
Planning Progrzms . , .
11's Fun to Count , . .
P 'mre Comm ttee
Students are given many opportunities to participate in administering
our school activities through the eleven committees which are con-
trolled by the Student Senate. Each committee has the assistance of a
faculty adviser. The Assembly, Usher, and Finance Committees are
sponsored by Mr. McWhorter with Eugene Vandenbord, Virginia Wolfe,
and Bernard Rogoff, respectively, as chairmen. The Boys' Sports Com-
mittee is under the supervision of Mr. Serene. The Bulletin Board Com-
mittee is headed by Miss Cease, with Olga Jarowey as chairman. Miss
Cauley is in charge of clubs, and Ralph Wagner is chairman. The Home
Room Committee is directed by Mr. Bining and Dorothy Banks. Miss
Duffy and Lester Wagner supervise the work done by the Scholarship
Committee. The Social Committee functions under the chairmanship of
Catherine Shoop and the sponsorship of Miss Shaul. Mr. Keusch is in
charge of the Publicity Committee, and Richard Hood is his assistant.
Mr. Axtell directs the Stage Squad with the help of Captain Eugene
Moran and co-Captain Paul Kuncio.
These Care Sponsored by Mr. Benkert, the Safety Patrol is one ofthemost impor-
tant groups in Ambridge High School. It is concerned with the safety
of the students in front of the school, at nearby crossings, and at the
For Our driveways. During the football season, special patrol groups are on duty.
Our efficient safety program results for cooperation of this group.
Safgty The officers of the outside patrol are as follows: captain, Carmen
Rossg lieutenants, Dan Karas, George Benko, Robert Bucci, and Pete
Riccardi, sergeants, Edward Ochman, Steve Matuch, Frank Pavla-
kovich, Fred Perich, Rudy Breletic, and Joe Stasny. Oflicers of the in-
side patrol are as follows: captain Nancy Staufferg lieutenant, Pauline
Tallarita: sergeants, Lounell Boggs, Donna Hughes, and Lois Jeanne
Howarth. These patrolmen are always willing to lend a helping hand.
Top row: G. Gaydos, J. Pappas, F. Ziolkowski, J. Ruttner, A. Hertnecky, J. Hudson, R. Holets, R. Martin,
L. Perna, S. Teleshak, E. Nester, J. Maruca, S. Sabol, J. Stazny.
Fourth rowi A. Springer, S. Matuch, B. Droz, G. Springer, J. Frankivicz, C. Stine, B. Barsyz, G. Stine, J.
Kakias, E. Hickey, P. Benflle, J. Rotolo, E. Blanarik, A. Iorfido, F. Pavlakovich, F. Libscm, S. Feick.
Third row' S. Baiardo, A. Rosso, N. Stauffer, B. Dewar, D. Stroebel, A. Wolicki, M. Fletcher, E. Kubia, R.
McCrory, G. Gdula, H. Szafaryn, T. Evanko, S. Bruno, D. Moore, H. Druzisky, E. Waslo, A. Gogal, A. Lucaric,
L. Tew, H. Rosensteel.
Second row: M. Kapusta, P. Tallarita, H. Riggs, B. Bucka, A. Bruno, P. Capuio, E. Boggs, E. Hogrefe, M.
Woods, D. Mann, D. Hughes, L. Boggs, L. J. Howarth, C. Hamrlik, A. Mihalic, B. Orler, M. Karda, M. Marti.
Bottom row: T. Rytel, E. Ochman, F. Perich, R. Bucci, Mr. Benkert' sponscr, C. Ross, G. Benko, G. Eaholtz,
N. Colville, O. D'Mail0, E. Gagliardi, P. Riccardi.
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On The Gridiron
THE COACHING STAFF
t n-head coach J. Hlesta
RECORD FOR 1939
13 Erie Tech 0
34 Monaca 0
27 McKees Rocks 0
12 New Brighton 0
21 Beaver Falls 13
13 Aliquippa 7
14 Rochester 0
19 Midland 0
0 Jeannette 6
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The A. H. S. football season started off with a bang as the Garnet and
Gray aggregation upset the powerful Erie Tech eleven by a score of 13-0.
The boys from up north never threatened our goal,whi1e the Bridgers
kept the ball marching down the Held most of the afternoon. Halfback
Rakas opened the Bridgers' scoring on a reverse from Ray Ulinski. Our
second touchdown was made by Chester Kamzelski.
Running our visitors ragged with reverses and laterals, A.H.S. sound-
ly trounced Monaca, 34-O. The Bridgers kept their opponents backing
up during most of an extremely warm afternoon. Monaca succeeded in
making 1 first down, while Ambridge chalked up 13. The scoring was
divided among Rakas, Ulinski, Karas, Spadefore, Paletti, and Hlopek.
The following Saturday, the Garneteers played host to the strong team
from McKees Rocks, and paced by Anthlony Rakas, who scored twice,
A.H.S. won its third straight, 27-0.
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Once again it was the "Great Wall," the Ambridge line, which con-
stantly thrust the Rox backward. Yardage gained was heavy for our
boys, while McKees Rocks found it very tough to gain ground.
The quest for football honors was continued as A.H.S. travelled to
Reeves Stadium and overpowered New Brighton, 12-O. The game was
not spectacular, for there were few lengthy gains. The Bridgers scored
both touchdowns following 65 yard marches, Ray Ulinski and George
Hlopek finally going over. The comparison of teams can more fairly be
shown inthe fact that N. B. made only 3 first downs, while the Bridgers
measured off 13. Four straight!
The "Great Wall of A.H.S.," heretofore unscored on, finally permitted
an opponent to see what it looked like beyond the last white line. Bea-
ver Falls became the first team to regislter a score against the Bridgers
when a wide-awake Tiger scooped up a blocked punt and raced across,
standing up. However, the rest of the game was all Ambridge, and the
final score showed Ambridge 215 Beaver Falls 13. Five straight!
The Garnet and Gray of Ambridge met and defeated the Red and
Black of Aliquippa on October 28, 13-7. In the first half, Ambridge dis-
played the power for which it is known, as the Bridgers kept the ball
deep in "Quippa" territory during the entire canto. It was Ray Ulinski
who climaxed two of the Ambridge drives with touchdown plunges.
Aliquippa turned aggressor in the second half and the Bridgers were
victorious only after they had staved off a late rally. Score: 13-7. Six
Top row: B. Cheriavini, R. McCreary, A. Janicki, R. Beaman, A. Macxejewski A Monton W Dacko F
Third row: Asst. Coach Snyder, C. Spadafore, J. Leach, C. Kamzelski S Nastich C Brzezmski P Palletti
E. Sippel, A. Rakas, G. Kisiday, W. Mel-Ienry, Head Coach Rubenstein
Second row: M. Kostas, J. Kostas, J. Budimer, D. Karas, F. Killian, Capt Carroll A Bites R Ulinski L Nobile
J. Skeba, C. Karas.
First row: C. Matievich, F. Sedlowski, E. Rotolo, F. Pavlakovich, J Jezewskx J Lazorski E Shorsher A
Shintoski, T. Kubicki, J. Gerle.
These Fifteen Fouvht Hard
Dennis Carroll, Cap t.
To Win Us Glory
The Bridgers defeated Rochester, 14-0
the following Saturday. The Rams pro-
vided some real competition for a while,
but the Garneteers were the better
team. Ray Ulinski continued his great
scoring drive as he registered both
touchdowns. Once again it was the
"Great Wall of A.H.S." that featured
the game. Seven straight!
Displaying more power than they
had shown throughout the season,
Coach Rubenstein's gridders snowed
Midland under, 19-0, on November 4,
to win the Beaver County champion-
ship. Nearly 8,000 fans witnessed the
dazzling array of reverses which com-
pletely baffled the Midland Leopards.
A.H.S. piled up 17 first downs to Mid-
land's 6, and gained almost three times
as much yardage. Ray Ulinski scored
the first two touchdowns, and in so
doing, won the county scoring title with
48 points. Anthony Rakas registred
the Bridgers' final score, which placed
him third with 42 points. This game
finished the regular season for Am-
bridge. The Garneteers had the splendid
record of 8 wins and 0 defeats, making
them one of the two undefeated Class
AA teams in Western Pennsylvania.
These 8 straight wins brought Coach
Rubenstein's record at Ambridge to 78
won, 14 lost, and 5 tied in 11 years.
The 1939 Bridgers were his sixth un-
beaten team here at Ambridge.
But then came Waterloo! On No-
vember 25, 1939, A.H.S. met Jeannette
in the Clairton Stadium for the Cham-
pionship of Western Pennsylvania. The
Jaw Hawks struck viciously on the first
play, sending their fleet little quarter-
back straight through the Bridgers for
95 yard touchdown runback of the open-
ing kickoff. That jaunt spelled DOOM
for Ambridge. The Bridgers battled
for the rest of the game, but could not
cross Jeannette's goal line. The game
Thus, another of Ambridge High's
great grid teams passes into history,
but not into oblivion. The names ofthe
'39 Bridgers will live long in the hearts
of Ambridge folk. Especially to be re-
membered by his classmates will be
Captain "Champ" Carroll, who, even
though his body was not able, never-
theless led his team into every combat
with the spirit of a great leader.
Top row: Coach Rubenstein, Mr. Howarth, J. Dubensky, R. Ulinski, C. Kamzelski, L. Nobile, Dr. Smith,
Bottom row: E. Narkevic, C. Jurkowski, A. Matika, Captain Kubec, P. Gutowski, J. Papasodero, A. Monton.
42 Monaca 1 5
3 7 Leetsdale 1 9
35 Erie Academy 35
49 Taylor Alderdice 18
43 McKeesport 42
40 Donora 4 2
29 Erie Academy 34
19 Beaver Falls 1 7
30 New Castle 24
33 Butler 2 5
46 New Brighton 22
4 1 Ellwood City 2 9
2 7 Aliquippa 2 5
Q 2 2 Beaver Falls 21
13 New Castle 1 7
4 7 Butler 2 1
3 5 New Brighton 1 9
45 Ellwood City 28
30 Aliquippa 2 6
1 7 Charleroi 2 6
Our Cagers Won The
On Tuesday, December 5, the Garnet
and Gray Bridgers opened what proved
to be a most successful season by wallop-
ing Monaca, 42-15. Fittingly enough,
it was Captain Anthony Kubek who
scored Ambridge's first point of the
1939-40 campaign. High-scoring "Rus-
ty" Jurkowski sank the first Held goal.
Leetsdale was our second victim.
A.H.S. had little trouble in winning,
Ambridge met the powerful Erie
Academy live at Erie in contest number
three, and neither team was victorious.
After an extra period, the game was
called a tie, 35-35.
A.H.S. won the next two, beating
Taylor Alderdice 49-18, and McKees-
Section III Title
Donora gave Ambridge its first de-
feat of the season. The Bridgers seemed
to have lost something, for they failed
to click throughout the contest, finally
Then, led by the famed Longnecker,
Erie Academy invaded Ambridge and
administered the Bridgers' second con-
secutive defeat, 34-29.
Section III competition was tough
this year, as it always is. However, the
A.H.S. Bridgers proved their superiority
by twice defeating every team but New
Beaver Falls was first, and Ambridge
won over the Tigers, 19-17. Next, led
by Paul Gutowski's 10 points, the
Bridgers upset the favored New Castle
There followed three "breathers,"
in which "Rusty" Jurkowski's play
sparked his team to victory. Butler
was defeated to the tune of 33-25. New
Brighton followed, and lost, 46-22. The
Garneteers traveled to Ellwood City
and walloped the Tubers, 41-29.
Then came the big game with Ali-
quippa. It was the most thrilling fray
of the season, and was won by A.H.S.
in an overtime, 27-25. The "sudden-
death" extra period ended when Andy
Matika flipped in the winning goal.
Six more Section III battles followed.
The Bridgers nosed out Beaver Falls,
22-21, and walloped Butler, New Bright-
on, and Ellwood City, before meeting
Aliquippa. Once again the Garneteers
were too good for the 'Quippians. The
final score was 30-26.
This ended Section III competition,
with Ambridge winning the title, with
11 wins and 1 loss, a new Section III
Thus, A.H.S. entered the W.P.I.A.L.
Tournament. But the Charleroi Cougars
stopped the Bridgers at the start, win-
ning a first round 26-17 victory. How-
ever, Ambridge regained much of its
prestige, for Charleroi went on to win
the championship. Recapitulating the
Ambridge won 15, lost 4, and tied 1.
1. Andrew Matika 4. Anthony Kubec, Capt.
2. Casimer Jurkowski 5. Chester Karnzelski
3. Anthony Monton . 6. Joe Papasodero
We Have an Extensive
The Lionhearted Leopards of Miss
Lee's home room captured the high
school basketball championship when
they defeated the Snyders in the Final
game, 27-21. The Lee's eliminated six
teams, the Serene's, 29-9, Shaffers, 18-8,
Fey's, 26-17, Cook's, 20-19, Shaul's,
28-16 and the Snyder's.
The Lees presented the best all-
around team in the tournament. Cap-
tain George Kisiday jumped centerg
Harry Rengowski, and Paul Durniak
both were high scoring forwardsg and
Mike Delizio and Don Irons led the
defense in their positions as guards. The
Lees averaged 25 points to their op-
There were other good teams in the
school. Prominent among these were
the Senior Finalists from Mr. Cook's
home room. Paced by Ted Ziolkowski,
the Cook's were hard to beat, and fell
only to the Lees. The leading scorer
in the tournament, Ralph Wagner of
the Newtonls, led his team to the Junior
championship by defeating the Shaul's,
36-10. His aggregated point total was
98, an average of 20 points per game.
The Snyder's, a group of scrappy Sopho-
mores, forced their way to the Finals by
defeating the other Sophomore teams
and one Junior entrant. Lou Taddy was
the spark-plug of this team.
The high school intramural program
is directed by the Boys' Sports Com-
mittee, headed by Chairman Bill Mc-
Henry, and sponsored by Mr. Michael
Serene, who deserves the greatest credit
possible for his efforts to serve the boys
No longer can the girls of the high
school be called the "weaker sex? For-
merly content to be mere spectators,
they now insist on being active parti-
cipants in vigorous sports activities.
Their program, at present, is as broad
and diversified as that of the male con-
tingent. Among the sports included in
the athletic curriculum are basketball,
mushball, soccer, and volleyball. All
girls interested may participate. After
a hardy season of intramural competi-
tion each sport is concluded by an all-
star game. Two teams made up of the
best players are chosen, and they "light
it out" to determine the better team.
During the summer season the lassies
are kept busy "dusting off Aunt Min-
nie's Dresser." Mushball is the seasonal
interest, and the girls have fun Hbattin'
the ball around." Soccer makes its de-
but at the First sign of fall. Soccer fields
are marked off, shin guards make their
appearance, and then the gals start
"kicking',. When cold weather sets in
and one must remain indoors, basket-
ball proves to be the popular sport. The
Yale-Princeton classic at the conclusion
of the season draws an enthusiastic
crowd. It means more to those "fems"
than the Rose Bowl game or the World
Series. With such a varied program the
high school "sports in shortsn are never
Our Girls Play Soccer and
This year's All-Star Soccer Game
proved to be an exciting event. The
Navy team composed of upper-classmen
was defeated by the score 8 to 2. Since
the Red and Yellow Teams, composed
of a Junior and Sophomore group,
battled to a tie, it was decided that
both teams should compete against the
Senior Navy team.
The victorious Junior-Sophomore
team consisted of the followingg Red:
Captain Banks, Allen, A. Jarowey,
Bowan, Jasler, Hale, Derkach, O. Jaro
wey, Spolish, Mellott, Sapovchak, Ma
rovich, Johnson, and Hladiog Yellow
Captain Ciccone, Hrenowich, Kubia
Kowaleska, Burka, Dale, Erdelyn, Ted
row, Pastelak, Graham, Yerega, Lara
bee, Kolesin, Sotyron, and Solomich.
The defeated Senior Navy team con
sisted of: Captain Tallarita, Kapusta
Shoop, Howarth, Hughes, C. Droz
Druzisky, LaBarr, Ceschia, B. Droz
and D. Mellott.
Stage The Yale-Princeton Classic
The ninth annual Yale-Princeton
classic, climaxing the high school girls'
athletic program, proved to be one of
the fastest of the series of games.
Twenty players, made up of the best
performers from the A league, com-
prised two squads. The Princeton team
consisted of Captain L. J. Howarth,
P. Tallarita, B. La Barr, T. Vasilik, E.
Derkach, O. Towcimak, M. Spolarich,
J. Burka, H. Rosensteel, E. J. Ceschiag
while Yale was represented by Captain
J. Zwatty, H. Engelhardt, E. Kubia,
M. Shaw, O. Jarowey, C. Shoop, H.
Druzisky, M. A. Ozimek, C. Droz, and
Staging a comeback after a poor start,
Princeton won the classic with a 28-23
victory over Yale before a capacity
crowd of feminine rooters. Yale started
off as if they were going to make a run-
away race of the game, being in the lead
13 to 5 at the end of the first quarter.
Princeton took command during the
GIRLS ALL-STAR SOCCER
Top row: J. Kuchtyn, M. Beley, M.
Hale, B. Tedrow, E. Derkach, E.
Kubia, H. Ciecone, D. Banks, M.
Sapovchak, J. Burka, O. Jarowey,
A. Jarowey, A. Kowaleska, H. Jasler,
S. Kolesin, H. Tomley, Mgr.
Middle row: H. Yerga, D. Bowan.
C. Droz, R. Graham, S. Telega, J-
Pastelak, T. Blough, D. Hrenowich,
B. Dale, A. Hladio, C. Sotyron,
E. Johnson, E. J. Ceschia, H. Druzisky
Bottom row: B. Droz, D. Hughes,
A. Solomich, M. Shaw, B. J. LaBarr,
L. J. Howarth, D. Mellott, M. Ka-
pusta, K. Shoop, M. Marovich, C
S 1' h.
Front: P. Tallarita.
second quarter by tallying 11 points
and holding Yale scoreless throughout
the quarter. At the half the Tigers were
leading 16 to 13. Continuing their sen-
sational team-work, the Tigers scored
10 points to 3 of Yaleis. Although Yale
out-scored them 7 to 2 in the final
quarter, Princeton emerged victorious.
Captain Howarth was the leading
scorer for Princeton, While Pauline Tal-
larita followed with 7 markers. Captain
Zwatty and Elizabeth Kubia shared
the scoring honors for Yale.
The Eli-Tiger meet this year dis-
played more enthusiasm and excite-
ment than ever before.
Cheering for Princeton was led by
Carolyn Hamrlik, Betty Fleming, Mar-
cia Mann, and Marilyn Marti, and for
Yale by Mildred Bowan, Dorothy
Mann, Anna Mae Pribulsky, and Char-
lotte Taylor. During intermission, let-
ters were presented by Miss Spahr.
AMBRIDGE FISH and POULTRY
"Demand Fresh Killed Poultry"
Phone Amb. 86 352 Merchant St.
CLOVER FARM STORE
"Thrift Plus Satisfaction"
Phone 456-457-We Deliver
290-292 First St. Ambridge, Pa.
412-420 Merchant Street
"You furnish the Bride
we'll furnish the Home!"
M. C. DROZ
Wall Paper, Paint, Oils, Glass
High Class Painting and Decorating
LOSCHIAVO SERVICE STATION
14th 85 Merchant Street
Sunoco Gas 85 Oils
Phone Amb. 111
We give SSLH Green trading stamps
PIKE BOWLING ALLEYS
"First Choice of
914 Merchant St. Ambridge, Pa.
Fresh Daily from our own
THE CAN DYLAND
The Home of Purity
Harry Anderson, Prop.
529 Merchant St. Ambridge, Pa.
The National Supply Company
AMERICAN BRIDGE COMPANY
Congratulations to the Congratulations to the
Graduating Class of '40
Graduating Class of '40 GUTOWSKI BAKERY
GOLD NUGGET KEY SHQP 699 Merchant Street
'I HREE SISTERS DRESS SHOPPE
424 Merchant St.
Buy where your dollar has more cents
BAS'I IAN BROTHERS CO.
Manu. Jewelers St Engravers
Rochester, New York
write for free catalogue illustrating
emblems for clubs.
Engraved personal cards
Chas. E. McDonald 920 Investment
Phone Federal 1709 Pittsburgh, Pa.
for better business
ENTER DUF F S
424 Duquesne Way
Phone Atlantic 4875-76
Complete Stock .... quick service
VOLKWEIN BROS., INC.
632-34 Liberty Ave. Pittsburgh, Pa.
Since 1888 Phone At. 1704
Everything for the Home
Phone Amb. 853
651 Merchant St.
GRACE MARTIN SCHOOL
"A school discriminate"
Secretarial for Young Women
17th 85 18th Floors Keenan Building
Grace Martin Corneliues, Principal
EARL ELSTER, FLORIST
11th of Merchant St.
Phone 1213 Ambridge, Pa.
Next to Phone
Ambridge Theatre Amb.-473
Hat Cleaning and
P g Shoe Shine Parlor
F RITZ J AHN
Phone Amb. 9426 643 Merchant St
444 Merchant St. Ambridge, Pa.
The Oldest Furniture Store in Compliments of
Ambfidge VENGER'S DRESS SHOPPE
Phone 247 651 Merchant St
John Donatelli, Pharmacist
752 Merchant St., Ambridge, Pa.
The Best In
VALLEY ROLLER GARDEN
Congratulations to the
COLONIAL FLOWER SHOPPE
820 Merchant Street
HAPPY EVANS' SERVICE STA.
Quaker State Products
All Kinds of Repairing
Duss 16th Street Ambridge, Pa.
Frigidaires 8: Easy Washers
Magic Chef Stoves
White Sewing Machine
Phone Amb. 1061 1121 Merchant St.
S. H. LANDAU
649 Merchant St. Ambridge, Pa.
HAYES FLOWER SHOP
Signs of All Kinds
Phone Amb. 402
HI-LO MARKET, INC.
S U l
Phone Amb. 61
M. L. BALLAY
A complete line of Hardware
Paint, Glass, Tools and
631 Merchant St., Ambridge, Pa
J. C. PENNY'S
601 Merchant Street
Compliments WAGNER 81 FRASER
to the Dodge Brothers
Graduating Class of 1940 Motor Cars and Trucks
S0L'S STORES 998 Merchant Street Ambridge, Pa.
KATCHER'S NORGE STORE
"See Andy before you buyi'
Pianos, Washers, Radios
Easy Terms No Finance Co.
See the 1940 Norge Refrigerators
Also see 1940 Leonard Refrigerators
From 599.50 and up
83 Merchant St. Phone Amb. 118
AMBRIDGE WALL PAPER CO.
Fine wall paper, paints, and varnishes
omp lments O Quality Gifts for all Occasions
SACKS , ,
Expert Watch Repairing
N 1 '
ew Ocatlon at Phone 374 710 Merchant St. I
533-535 Merchant St.
Pltone Amb. 9150
PENN SWEET SHOPPE
Our Own Home Made Candy
Ice Cream and Light Lunches
Next Penn Theatre Ambridge, Pa.
MANN SCHOOL OF THE DANCE
622 Duss Avenue
Classes in tap, toe, ballet, acrobatic,
adagio and ball room
Phone Baden 4441 Amb. 186W
C. F. BROWN
218 Federal Title 85 Trust Bldg.
Beaver Falls, Pa.
Shoes for the
at Cut-Rate price
Carl 's Cut-Rate Shoe Store
old post office building
LOUIS CAPLAN GROCERY CO.
Sth Merchant St.
Congratulations to the
class of '40
Phone Ambridge 70
Pennant, Banner, Pillows
Add dignity, color and spirit to your
school by the use of caps, and
chenille letters, felt penn-
ants, and banners
STANDARD PENNANT CO.
Big Run, Pa.
us buy your disabled days,
Because Inter-Ocean pays and pays
When you are down, hurt or sick,
We pay your bills and pay them quick
INTER-OCEAN CASUALTY CO
S. M. Lambie, Agent
Special teacher policy
, 3 1
THE HI CONFECTIONERY
Across from the Senior High School
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