Brackenridge High School - La Retama Yearbook (San Antonio, TX)

 - Class of 1942

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FALL TERM BILLY HENDRICKS ..... ..... P res. WENDELL PHILLIPS ......... V. Pres. CARL WAITZ ......... .... S ec'y VOLNEY ELLIS ,,.., ...... T reas. LOGAN SMILEY ......,,... Reporter HARVEY SENTURIA ,........ Censor ALTON GRIMM .....,,. Sgt.-at-Arms LEONARD HARRIS ,.... Sgt.-at-Arms MR. L. LOWMAN ........... Sponsor SPRING TERM WENDELL PHILLIPS .....,.,... Pres. VOLNEY ELLIS ............. V. Pres. ALTON GRIMM ...,. ..,... S ec'y CARL WAITZ ........ .....,, T reas. LOGAN SMILEY ......,.... Reporter HARVEY SENTURIA .,....... Censor RICHARD SMITH ,,..... Sgt.-at-Arms EDWIN WARD ......... Sgt.-at-Arms MR. L. LOWMAN .... ..... S ponsor Following letter "S" beginning upper right: Bellinger, Butler, Cleveland, Ellis, Gaskins, Grimm, Harding, Harris, Hendricks, Kinsloe, Lehker, McKay, Phillips, Presley, Seewald, Senturia, Smith, Sonnen, Tope, Vogt, Waitz, Ward. We work out a difficult problem with slide rule and scale - who knows, one of us may be an Edison. What are we doing here? We're posing tor a picture. What is that piece of machinery in the center? Well, we are as curious as you- ! we don't know either. The Science Club was organized in 1926 tor all Brackenridge High School boys interested in science. The purpose ot the club being to increase the interest in science among the students of Brack- enridge. The Science Club has been reorganized a number ot times. During the past year, Wendell Phillips and Volney Ellis, with the assistance ot the Executive Board did some excellent work in reorganizing the club and forming a new constitution. This newly formed constitution and the programs are so ar- ranged as to take care of both the scientific and social activities ot our club. Various programs of interest have been presented to young scientists throughout the entire year. One ot the most enjoyable meetings ot the year was the one at which Richard Smith presented a movie of views in South America. Not only has the Science Club been active in science, but it has sponsored several social attairs. The annual picnic along with several parties were some ot the outstanding gatherings of the year. The Ep-Chep Dance, early in the spring, was the climax of a full, well-rounded year. -Alton Grimm and Logan Smiley. ms' cw f Page 106

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7fze s. 0. s. 0. cw Although one of the youngest organizations in Brackenridge, the Society of Student Opinion is by no means the least active one. The fact that the name of the club or the more frequently used "S.O.S.O." has appeared in local newspapers more than thirty times, may be taken as proof of that. After having been founded on the remains of the "Digit Diggers," the S.O.S.O. began a successful year by acquainting the student body with its purpose. A cake sale helped to provide the cash prizes for a contest in which questions were secured for the first great survey of student opinion. The results of this survey served to "keep B.H.S. informed about B.l-l.S. opinion," one of the clubs purposes. After having been the guests of Miss Morgan at a very nice Christmas party, the members of the S.O.S.O. successfully arranged the first dance of the l942 season. The dance was unique, because students from all the high schools of the city were asked to attend. This was followed by a picture- taking tour and picnic combination at Brackenridge Park. The major events of the S.O.S.O.'s activity calendar were concluded by an immensely successful "old license-plate collection contest," which served the three-fold purpose of conserving metal for the nation's war-effort, providing money for a charitable organization, and making the two winning advi- sories happy with their awards. -Herbert Iohn Spiro. FALL TERM HERBERT IOHN SPIRO .,,,.... Pres. IACK BURLESON ..... S ..,... V. Pres. MARCUS ROOS .... ,,.. S ec'y :VSQLIQAM CARTER. ..... Tre-as. PHIL HOWELL ,... ...,. R eporter IAMIE CALDWELL .,......,..., Hist. LMISS AGNES L. MORGAN. .Sponsor SPRING TERM HERBERT IOHN SPIRO ........ Pres. PAUL GRAHAM ............ V. Pres. IA-MIE CALDWELL ..,, .... S ec'y PHIL HOWELL ...... ..... T reas. NORMAN GRISHAM ....... Reporter MARCUS ROOS ..,............ Hist. MISS AGNES L. MORGAN. ,Sponsor Left to right: lst Row:-Burleson, Caldwell, Carter, Graham. 2nd Row-Grisham, Howell, Moore, Spiro. The S. O. S. O.'s en masse. Page 105



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.MARY IO BELLIS ,,.... Sqt.-at-Arms 'IACQUELYN ALFORD .....,... Parl. gl if In troublesome times such as these, friends are among our most valuable assets. Membership in a club is one of the best ways to facilitate friendship. The Stevenson Literary Club, organized in 1917, is one of the oldest clubs in Brackenridge and well known for the orphans' Christmas party we have sponsored annually for the past twenty-two years. The entire student body contributes financially, but the plans are carried out by our club. The custom was changed somewhat this year. lnstead of en- tertaining the orphans at the Texas Theatre, the program was presented to them at the orphanages. The social activities of the Stevensons have always been successful, and this year was no exception. The new members were welcomed at a Twilight Tea in October, and in November the girls enjoyed a theater party. During February, we collected books for the U. S. O. and were very fortunate to have Mr. Kay speak to us on March ll. As usual, we had our picnic in April and brought the year to an end in May with our banquet at the Milam. -Betty Bellis. FALL TERM GLYN ETTA GILPIN ,.,,.... ...Pres. BETTY BELLIS ..... Sec'y Gr Reporter DOROTHEA MUNN ,........ V. Pres. DOROTHY BRINKOETER .,,.., Treas. MRS. PAULINE BERNE ...... Sponsor SPRING TERM GLYN ETTA GILPIN. ........... Pres. BETTY BELLIS ..... Sec'y G Reporter DoRoTHEA MUNN .....,... v. Pres. DoRorHY BRINKOETER ...... Trssrs. MARYJO BQLIS ...... Sat.-at-Arms IITCQUELYN ALPORD ......... Perl. MRS. PAULINE BERNE ...... Sponsor Following letter "S" beginning upper right: D Ackerrnann, Alford, B. Bellis, M. I. 4 Bellis, Bond, Brand, Brinkoeter, Buck- E, Conaway, Dean, Edwards, Ford, Gash, Gilpin, Hansen, Henderson, Hutchinson, Kendall, Munn, Neiman, ,.,., Olson, Shapiro. 3 Top Picture: Executive officers. Lower Picture: New members taking pledge. Page 107'

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