Antioch Community High School - Sequoia Yearbook (Antioch, IL)

 - Class of 1957

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with tnaclitiona at 14.'1H.S. "Dress right--you can't afford not to", With this slogan Antioch became a leader in a new "Dress Right Program". Newspaper and magazine articles, letters of congratulation and much favorable comment greeted the inauguration of this movement. The program banned certain types of dress and hair cuts, The effect upon the appearance of the student body was amazing. We are proud to have been one of the first schools to give good grooming its rightful importance. During the twenty-minute activity period every Wed- nesday various clubs held meetings. Those students having no meeting that week participated in social dancing in the girls' gym for juniors and seniors and in the boys' cum fnr freshman and SODi'lO1'l'lO1'CS. v in championship this year giving Antioch s underclassmen tour The soda-bar. HH adflifiell I0 the Cafeteria ifl late February, provide relaxation and entertainment for the student body Boys met with great success with both the students and faculty. Milk- from the Council served as the disc jockeys on the inter com shakes, malts and sundaes were sold at nominal prices. system '-'H-I.. 2

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Wlanq innouationa blend The hall monitors, under the supervision of Miss Board, were stationed at various posts throughout the building for the purpose of maintaining order in the halls. Their duties included checking and recording hall passes, keeping the halls neat, greeting and escorting visitors, and delivering messages, The students gave their study hall time for the privilege of assuming these duties. The Christmas Concert, a joint presentation of the band and chorus, consisted of a blend of Christmas music in both sacred and popular vein. A special feature of this year 's program, in addition to selections by various small vocal and instrumental ensembles, was the singing of the "Hallelulah Chorus, " in which adults from the community joined. A new class this year at A,T,H.S, was Drivers' Education. Modern dance a new program introduced into the girls phy This class, backed by Chicago Motor Club and State Farm Mutual sical education classes by Mrs Baird and Miss Mainz a student Insurance, made use of a car donated by Driji Agency in Antioch. teacher was a great success The girls make up their own dances The purpose of this course was to give students the basic funda- entals of driving as well as actual behind the-wheel-training.



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Jn Recognition June 3, 1957, marked the end of the teaching career of Miss Thersa Wehr, who has taught English and Latin at Antioch High for the past eleven years. Miss Wehr, who will be remembered by her former students and associates for her keen wit and scholarly vocabulary, has a commendable record of teaching at the high schools in Alberqueque New Mexico, and Dayton, Ohio, as well as that of serving as critic teacher of Latin at Indiana State Teachers' College at Terre Haute, Indiana, her hometown. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Indiana State Teacher 's College and her Master's Degree in Latin from Columbia University in New York. Her future plans could not be disclosed at the time of this book went to press, but she surely will be able to devote more time in the future to her leisure-time activities of reading, sewing, and preparing an occasional gourmet's delicacy. Miss Thersa Wehr Roger Lang Jn Wlemoniam Roger Lang, a member of this year 's junior class, died Feb. 19, 1957, as the result of an auto acci- dent, Roger, who had gone out for football all three years, held half- back position on the varsity squad , this year, and he was playing guard on the varsity squad at the time of his passing. He had also been a member of the junior class play and was serving as a junior class representative on the Student Council, The absence of this active and popular student has been keenly felt. if 5 Louis, although enrolled at Antioch only from October 19, 1955, until his fatal auto crash We N' , during a fog on March 29, 1956, had won the respect and friend- f X, L ship of many of his associates. Grayslake High School, had not had much time to partcipate in many of the activities in school, but he had shown himself to be a good student and a gentleman, Louis Ralen Louis, who transferred from Z ,, ,

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