Benton Harbor High School - Greybric Yearbook (Benton Harbor, MI)

 - Class of 1939

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Top Row KLeft to Rightl: Mr. Harrod, Bakeman, Ott, Richards, Steenrod, Firehammer, Hampton, Roberts, Grenewetski, Brown, Dixon. Bottom Row: Filstrup, Lantis, Mogil, Ziemke, Kutschinski, Hess, Smith, Hammond, Holland, Foley, Anderson, Byers. The Jane Addams Chapter of the National Honor Society We chose to name our Honor Society the "Jane Addams Chapter," because she was such a great humanitarian and is known for her part in the life of democracy in America Mr. Harrod is the faculty advisor. Great tribute should go to him for the part he has played in making a success of this society. With a beautiful and impressive ceremony the usual yearly induction takes place in the spring. The students are chosen for their democratic qualities, scholarship, service, character, and leadership, which are carried out by the theme of the induction. This year's officers are: President-Donald Smith. Vice President-George Hess, Secretary-Gertrude Ziemke.

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SIGMA LAMBDA SIGMA Sigma Lambda Sigma, the senior literary society, was started in the fall of 1928 by Miss Hazel Harrington, instructor in English, and four senior girls: Mary Wilson, Jennie Grossman, Pauline Krezir, and Iris Winklepeck, who took a very active interest in literature. Sigma, Lambda, and Sigma are the Latin names for the three letters S.L.S. representing Senior Literary Society. The constitution was drawn up and eight other girls were invited to join, it being strictly a senior club. Each year the club members elect from the Junior class of that year their successors, who must have a good scholastic standing and must show a decided interest in literature. Two meetings are held each month, on the second and fourth Mondays. At each of these meetings one member of the club reports on the life and writings of some contemporary author. One of 'the club's purposes is to purchase several new outstanding books for the school library. This year some very interesting meetings were held at the various homes of the fourteen mem' bers. Such authors a Cather, Morley, Deeping, Poe, Bromfield, Wharton, etc., were reported on and discussed. OFFICERS President ......... Ruth Holder Vice President . . ..... jane Foley Secretary . . . . Jacquelyn Anderson Treasurer . . . . . . Charlotte Murdick Faculty Advisor .... Miss Hazel Harrington First Row Left to Right: Mogil, Dutcher, Pangborn, Stolpe. Second Row Left to Right: Mr. Glaser, Banyon, in, Schwartz, Smith, Miss Pliddlewood. WRITERS' CLUB At the beginning of the year, when questionnaires were sent out asking the students what new clubs they wanted, some eighty said they wanted a writers' club. The Writers' Club was organized as a result of this need. To be sure, we did not get eighty members. Some were too shy or fwe suspectj too lazy to join, so we started with a modest dozen. Our meetings were extremely informal and we wrote whatever and whenever we felt like it. However, we had accumulated a fair amount of good material by spring. Feeling that we needed a more formal organization with a view toward a more permanent club, we reorganized the club in April, renaming it Escritoire, and inviting in promising junors and sophomores. The Club now numbers about twenty, the new members being Bill Brown, jean Bellows, Jane Ewers, john Ackenhusen, Vern Beckwith, Betty Henke, David Kahn, Betty Soper, Marie Moore, Eris Jacobsen, Eleanor Howard, Elmer Reil. With this nucleus we hope that Escritoire will go on to finer things next year and become a vital part of the English program.



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,Mlllllllllllli Left to Right: Applebee, Krause, Roels, Douglass, Laws, Smith. INTRODUCTION TO Tl-IE COACHES The coaches are so busy running their respective teams that it was impossible to get them all together at one time to take a group picture of them. With this writefup you will only find the pictures of the football coaches, but this write'up will be about all of them. The pictures of the other coaches will be found with their teams. COACHES The coaching staff of the school athletics led their teams through another season of great development. Carleton B. Roels took over the head football duties this year. Hailing from Lawrence College and more recently from Chippewa Falls, Wis., where he has been coach for the past several years, Roels led his men to their most successful season in several years. William "Bill" Perigo, popular "Tiger" cage mentor and a graduate of Westem State Teachers' College, led the netmen for his third season. Wellfliked by players and fans, he has done much in arousing interest for basketball throughout the community. He also serves as assistant track coach in spring. Athletic Director "Jack" Smith completed his twelfth year as a member of the staff this season. Serving as head track coach in addition to his other duties, Smith has tried to find some sport for every boy interested. He received his college training at the Michigan State Normal at Ypsilanti. Leslie Douglass, of invaluable assistance to Roels, completed his fifth season as varsity line coach. "Doug" also handles the intra-mural baseball in the Spring. He is a graduate of the Univer- sity of Michigan.

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