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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
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
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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
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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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, 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
The absence of this active
and popular student has been
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, who transferred from Z
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