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Page 81 text:
A masked, blue-costumed chorus next enticed
the audience to "join the Seniors at Mardi Gras . . .
forget your troubles, come on, get happy!" New
Orleans, they advised, is the place to hide from
high school problems of rising with the sun or
serving detention, paying Senior dues, taking col-
lege boards. Finally, sobered by the realization that
"the four years here are now almost at an end," the
"Oh, Jackson High we sing out with voices proud,
Remembering all your help along the way.
For we know itis true, we owe everything to you,
And so we are thanking you today?
Following the finale-a combined chorus, four
hundred strong, singing a farewell-the judges, de-
cision favoring the Juniors was announced. An un-
forgettable jackson 'iirstf a triumph of school spirit,
had become a treasured chapter in our Alma Mater's
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Page 80 text:
"We feel a SING coming on,
And we're warning you,
It's a victorious, happy and
glorious new thrill?
Out went the lights! A chord sounded from the
piano and White-clad Freshmen entered, proclaim-
ing the first Iackson SING!
After four months of enthusiastic rehearsals
under the direction of Mr. George Cohn, co-com-
missioners jerry Blatt and Marion Blucher, and the
triumvirate of class advisers, Mr. Sydney Vinitsky,
Miss Joyce Denig and Mr. Harvey Ornstein, the
musical interclass competition was presented on
March 20 and 21.
With a burst of bright yellow and dramatic
black, the Sophomores began the program. Indig-
nant at "being suppressed and oppressed and de-
pressedv by upperclassmen, they "escaped" to the
Army in an attempt to become more than "under-
dogsf' but army life not being what they had ex-
pected, they were soon longing to return to Iackson.
Before an impressive backdrop picturing the
Eiffel Tower and the Arch of Triumph, Iacksonls
"middle children," the Iuniors, who had gone tres
Parisiens, protested against "class favoritismf, Their
woe was "just one of simple placementf, for they
were "too old to plead Inferiority and too young to
plead Superiorityf, Realizing, however, that they
would soon arrive at their seniority, they decided to
return to Jackson.
Page 82 text:
. . . the day the lights Went out.
Sorry, you must take 5 mayors
"Walt till next year!
With a llttle bit 0 luck
. . . "What, me studyiv'
"Naturally, this IS a very rough
"Radcliffe? With your Board
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