Bentley High School - Silhouette Yearbook (New York, NY)

 - Class of 1944

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2 BN V" vi rf A I - 53' , ' . . In S ' ' ,- .D X . ri N KN Q . x- txt' R Wx 7 tn TL-, , b I f v 'mv sigh we turned toward the stairs, gauoped down, tried to walk sedately through the oillfice, and tip-toed into the assemhiy room. HHow unusuaiiy quiet," my friend whispered. His that Mr., Metzger iean- ing against the victroia? He whisties heautifuiiyf, The New Student hecame ahsorhed in the music, white 1 siowiy closed my eyes-classical music always makes me sieepy'-when, ali at once, the record stopped, Mr. Metzger iooked signihcantiy at his watch, and the Hrushm upstairs hegan. His this the only day we have ciuhsiy, H0h, no. We have three more days to go. You meet me in the assem- hiy tomorrow and Hi show you around some more. NV e won,t he ahie to get into the Dramatics Ciuh, though, they,re pretty husy on their new productionf' HO. K., tiii tomorrow, thenf, as :ic as uThese kids certainty know how to dance? HYeah,H I said non-committaity. :There isn,t much to do here unless you want to dance yoursehf. But I first want you to see the rest of the cluhsf, Vxfith great effort we reached the fifth Hoor, then entered into the Current Events Ciuh, where one of the students was just discussing the rising cost of food, Wir. Nietzger promptly suggested that the taiker write a ietter to his Senator and not he so iazy. "Does this cluh aiways write Senators and Congressmen just like that?H "Yes You see, we found that these people are really interested in getting letters, and so we have heen writing them ahout controversial suhjects in the news. The reply is worth the etiiortf, After a few minutes we crept out and directed our steps to the art room where rnodei airplanes were heing huiit hy future pilots. The New Student collapsed in the nearest chair. "Any more ciuhs today? Fm sort of tired and would like to stay heres, "Not today. But tomorrow there are some more. Shall we meet at the same time and place again? "Fine Say, what do we do on Friday at this time? :Fridays we have committees. There are only Five, hut they take care of most of the schooks extra-curricular activities. The scraphooks you see here are made hy the Social Service Committee for the U.S.Q. The National War Fund, the Treasury, the Red Cross, and the infantile Paralysis Fund have an received money from us scraped together the War Work Committee. The is f EL QM 5 1 E K b 1- I , ' eb N. X. 1

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ive y ays Week :SNOW that we,ve had lunch, what ahout loolcing in on some of the cluhs that we have from 12: 50 to 1: 157, HCluhs? That sounds interestingf, said our New Student. Putting, we reached the fourth lloor landing, rested there lor a second, then resolutely attaclced the door that leads to the hallway. "These shouts you hear come from the seniors, class room. The Beacons stall is meeting there today. Care to go in, or would you rather go to the middle room where it,s more peaceful? 4cWhat,s going on in there? Doesn,t sound too peaceful eitherf, ' H0h, youyll get used to the noise soon enough. ln there the literary and artistic geniuses try to puhlish our magazine, the Scroll. H While we were trying to decide which room to enter First, someone hurried towards us and came to a full stop in front of us. tcwhy aren,t you in your cluhff, Faintly we answered, ul was just . . 'If you have nothing to do, go to the lihraryf, "Yes, Mrs. Kaufmann? Hvxfho was that? aslced our New Student fearfully. "lVlrs. Kaufmann is our principal and lceeps the school running. Vxfe hetter not he discovered here again. Let,s go into the Wlagazine Cluh. It seems to he safer than the other room. lam not very good at shoutingf, We glided silently into a light hlue chair and listened. Among the rustle of stencil sheets, various manuscripts, and a few giggles the material for the magazine was collected. Everyone was handed something to read and to com- ment on. The New Student smiled as she read the paper given to her. l peelced over her shoulder and found that, of all things, our New Student had received a description of lVlr. Metzger, written hy some adventurous ninth- grader. HGee, l'd lilce to meet your Mr. Metzger. He sounds interestingf' Hvxfe can go down to Music Appreciation. Thats his cluhf, HCan,t we talce the elevator? ' Vxfith a pride that comes from the feeling of seniority il' explained, Hvxfe canyt go down in it unless there,s a person over eighteen with usf, Vxfith a Q, 55 . , f 5' p ' s' ir ,.,t"5ii.,f ' rf? i' 9 ' it my sfffz i r nf. 4' . nr- . fi Q , A ' 1 ' " 'wiv-xv , ,',v'qxvNx,1, - --11 '- . 6 5, p , testi Lal? I i Q. . i , ii e t ' - I g-.af or so , .Auf z . g -. j- ,, g ' g



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Social Committee has arranged quite a few games with other private schools this year. The Student Council supervises au cfuhs and committees and has heen doing a grand joh in making the wheels of Bentley run more smoothly." Having finished my speech I found my new friend dozing, so the rest of the students quietly left in order not to awake her and arrived in their afternoon class on time. as as er - The next day I found the New Student in assemhfy watching the square dancers Hswing their partnersf' Vxfe heard a crash., My friend raised her eyehrow inquiringfy and I explained that Hanother record just hrokef, Nothing unusual to that. . We slowly climhed the steps to the fourth Hoor. From the right came the sound of someone playing the Mexico.n Hat Danceg from the left we heard a hahhle of nasal voices. Since the fatter sounded more mysterious we entered to find Miss Weingold and other memhers of the French Cfuh talking half in French and half in English ahout the puppet show they were going to give for assemhly. Since our New Student had taken Spanish hefore, she wanted to see what went on in the Spanish Ciuh. Qn entering we were almost trampled hy two Latin dancers who looked suspiciously North American. OFF in one corner a few students were reading their scripts for the play they were preparing for assemhlyg in another corner Senora Rivera was telling a few girls ahout her adventures in Puerto Rico. We puffed up two chairs and listened to her for the rest of the period. - or :ic or Thursday I met my friend down in assemhly again, hut apparently nothing was doing there 3 so we went up immediately. Mrs. Kaufmann was herding everyhody' into her favorite cfuh, the Gfee Cfuh. When the girls quieted down, Miss Ferguson, expert at the keys, asked us what song we'd likeg and we soon were singing high and low. With regret we left, hut, after au, I didn't want our New Student to miss one of our most interesting cfuhs. As we walked in, Mrs. Masters was just explaining to one of the trouhfed pupils, "Men are very selfish and very conservative. , , ' That statement got us rather interested and we sat down, talked to Mrs. Masters ahout the relations of girl to girl, girl to hoy, hoy to hoy, and hoy to girl extensively and were otherwise advised ahout how to get along with other people.. In the middleof this enlightening conversation, the afternoon class came in, and quickly looking over our notes once more, we hurried up to our American history class-'to take a test. 42

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