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Page 99 text:
TOP ROW: August Kline, Dennis McLaughlin, Garlin
Clark, Ann Templeton, Pat Ostrowski, Fred Bobear,
Mr. Savola, Sharon Graham, Karen Smith
SECOND ROW: Elbert Yock, Julia Williams, Sally
Meyer, Louise Cameron, Sue Precobb, Linda Walter,
The Bentley High School Orchestra performed at many
functions through out the year. Under the direction ot
Mr. William Savola the orchestra played at the Senior
Play, Junior Play, the District Festival at Royal Oak, the
Christmas Concert. A concert tour of the Public Schools
of Livonia was also on the orchestra calendar. Many of
the advanced players are members of the newly organ-
ized Livonia Symphony Youth Orchestra. The orchestra
programs are designed to present orchestra literature to
Jane Willis, Gail Wheelock, Donna Hockaday.
THIRD ROW: Barbara Henderson, Eveline Marten, Janet
Thieban, Marilyn Partridge, Jeanette Kollack, Elizabeth
Dance Band music is enioyed by all because the boys can
play anything from rock and roll to the classics. Under
the direction of Mr. Robert Clark the Dance Band played
at several school dances. Their part in helping to make
the March of Dimes assembly a success was the biggest
event of the year for the musicians.
TOP ROW: Bob Wilson, Au-
gust Kline, Ken Koehler, Walt
SECOND ROW: Gary Moore,
Jim Merek, Rod Scott, Ed
Page 98 text:
Everyone in position and each position
perfect is important in modern dance.
Modern Dance is of interest to many people
and to stimulate this interest Bentley High
School has organized a Modern Dance
Club. It is composed of girls selected by
their instructor, Miss Jennie Walters, after
a four week trial period which is open to
The club gives the members an opportunity to
learn dance techniques, to develop gracefulness,
skill, and agility in dancing. Practices are aimed to-
ward performing before audiences in the specialized
field of dancing.
Timing and synchronization is demonstrated as
Nancy Silvey, Donna Hockaday, and Judy
Kaiser execute an intricate dance pattern under
'. the close supervision of Miss Jennie Walters,
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Some of the members have performed in the exchange
assembly and for some a great deal of work and time
was spent working with the operetta cast. The girls
were first asked to try out and then from the candidates
the final cast was selected. The girls had to gather their
own material and work out their own choreography as
well as practice, practice, practice that helped make
this year's operetta the best.
TOP ROW: Karen Frigon,
Sharon Tarrow, Sherry
S a n d y Austin, Kathy
Memmer, Nancy Sylvi,
Leslie Anders, Deanna
Tarbit, Barbara Turner,
Kay Norstrom, J u d y
Jones, Sandra Dawson.
SECOND ROW: Judy
Kaiser, Shirley Noble,
Carol Casselman, Mary
Finch, Deanna Rowles,
Nancy Trapp, Ruthanne
Coleman, Gwen Tromb-1
ley, Eileen G r a n e y,
Doris Grebik. T H I R D
ROW: Donna Hockaday,
Anina Fullagar, Janet
Johnson, Joanne Willet,
Garland Clark, JoAnne
McVicar, Gail Hotchkiss,
Page 100 text:
TOP ROW: Judy Plumley, Judy Phillips, Jean McCreadie, Ed Clapham.
Dennis Johnstone, Jean Gilmore, Bonnie Kendeigh, Bob
I THIRD ROW: Frank Eidie, Ann Templeton, Pat Ostrowski
POTOCZBK LGVVY WGISSI Conrad Fedws, Ken Tlwfpe- Wayne Gray, Nancy Williams, Bob Bomber, Donna Palonen
SECOND ROW: Joyce Zimmerman, Rita Hines, Ross Ziegler, Connie Clark, Gertrude Halstead, Diane Kaiser.
Loretta Smith, Janet Lingemann, Margaret Sommerman, FQURTH ROW: Marilyn Mrlrerl Mary pope' Garrrr, Clark
Danny Traub, Ken Koehler, Walter Anderson, Ed Newlin,
Karen Larsen, Bonnie Button.
The Bentley High School Senior Band helps
promote school spirit by putting on colorful
half-time shows at home football games. lt also
takes part in pep rallies, assemblies and basket-
ball games. Under the direction of Mr. Robert
Clark, the band participates in many functions.
In the fall, it plays at the University of Michi-
gan Stadiurn with hundreds of other bands, on
annual Band Day. As the holidays roll around
it participates with the chorus and orchestra in
the Christmas Concert. Spring is the busiest
time. There is a concert, a band contest, and the
District Band Festival, in which a few select
members from each school take part. Their
E season ends with the Memorial Day parade and
the high school commencement program.
Band Officers are: TOP ROW:
Ken Koehler, vice-president,
Mr. Robert Clark, director-
Carroll Roose, treasurer.
SECOND ROW: Frank Pravato
librarian, Sally Cook, presi-
dent, Sue Clark, secretary.
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