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

 - Class of 1942

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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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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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FALL TERM IACK ANDERSON ............. Pres. CHARLES SEIDEMANN. .lst V. Pres. IEANNETTE KIZER ...,.. 2nd V. Pres. DOROTHY CHANEY ,,........ SeC'y ROSALYN SILLS ...,. .... T reas. CAROL LEVIN ........ ...... P arl. GEORGE CHANEY .,....,... Censor Mlf.3.'flQlLl3.llQ1SN.ER 4--' Sgtfatrl-XrEf1S RUDOLPH SCHODDE. , Sgt.-atZArms ROSEMARY LOTT. .,.,,........ Hisi. MISS ELIZABETH KOCH .... Sponsor Our Student Council is in charge of Weighing and tying the paper in bundles for National Defense. fm f. , I I ffsitsaifgatiiilkifgitif L in-"'Hwf4 sfs2s?fs2iei:sigfs' A I ffsssrs11wr MX , -V - sm. ,X Firwfwswey . siffiisrsgsf , 1,-N f- -:- 4-F' - . f1Q1..rw,:f' -H ' - zz. 9 K' " I 2 ,, iii. 3554? "" f1w '.?f2 we -'Wi 1-"Lf"' -"Qld ,.W...??I We .. Stsseg, ,gsm--g-,S - kfmziipsiisr rs-fr-::Q11.f+,r -f -war J ' : : : ':::- F f i .'ii-. ii"i :P-':'5:5?: fl' nf image. ,:.: .. . a F, -s ... mf., ::1 -fsff-use - ww. f -fi-11 p . ,:E.ar,- f.-f.-as Isgssag -- ,, .xi we 7'SiEE3tf?'is?QZ- ' '-2. - , i ' ' it 55536: 'ni' - 'gksliffiffiliif "Wifi , r.,.,m.2,.mQz, -,... as ...,.f,.--:f.r-iff: ':-Q-..,k..,. .w::1f.42,re,f ' 4 if-1' 2.1ft-few-f H - Anderson Seidernann Tope Left to right: Borer, Brown, Brice, Brunnernann, Bugckner, Campbell, Casey, Chaney, Chapman, Cobb, Culwell, Cum- mings,'Davis, M. Edwards, K. Ed-- N wards, Franz, Fullerton, Garza, Gonzales, Graham, Grimm, Hansen, Harding, Harris, Hawkins, Hole- I kamp, Hutchinson, Iackson, Koehler, ff-Y Levin, Lott, McConnell. Being duly rewarded and reminded by Miss Viola Moore that the Student Council members are the representative body of Brackenridge, they did not rest on their laurels, but instead Continued their work in earnest as the Student Council has done from year to year. ln other words, they are keeping up the tradition of hard Work for the benefit of the student body and the honor of Brackenridge. Many Christmas baskets were generouslyygiven for the needy in response to the drive sponsored by the Student Council during the Yuletide season. Instead of the annual "Hello Day" which was to bring about newer acquaintances, the Student Council sponsored a "Know Your Neighbor Day" on which small paper airplanes with your name typed on them were sold for a penny, and the money, amounting to 52660, was donated to the "Penny a Plane" Fund. Color Day was a gala occasion when all students Wore their purple and white buttons, ribbons, and pom-poms right before the Thanksgiving Football game. To help conserve material needed by our government, the Student Council started the project of collecting waste paper. Hardly ever can one find a piece of paper in our waste baskets. This drive has a many-fold benefit, as the proceeds have gone to a generous fund for the Red Cross, money for fluorescent lights for dances in the gymnasium, for wood to make model airplanes to aid pupils in fly- 7fae gfacfenll Guang!

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