Burbank Junior High School - Wizard Yearbook (Berkeley, CA)

 - Class of 1931

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THE ORCHESTRA The orchestra, under the splendid direction of Mr. Schott, was very busy this term. tOn February twenty-seventh it played for the Rivoli Thea- ter Party. It also played for an entertainment given under the direction of Miss Streightif, as well as in the Junior and Senior Assemblies on the twenty-first of February. Last term, some of the older players left, but despite that, the or- chestra performed successfully. Let us hope our orchestra increases in the number of its members, and prospers next term. Evelyn Delphin H9z' SENIOR GIRLS' GLEE CLUB Every year our club increases in membership. This term forty girls have joined. It is our ambition to develop the singing quality which gives pleasure to those who hear us. Twice a week we meet and sing songs under the direction of Mrs. Rhodes. We are pleased to think that we can furnish programs at assemblies, as well as entertaining the public. Our costume consists of a white middy and skirt and a red tie. Where- ever we go, we sing our best, and hope that we do credit to Burbank School. Irene Simon H9yU SENIOR BOYS' GLEE CLUB The Senior Boys' Glee Club is composed of eighth and ninth grade boys. It meets every Tuesday and Thursday during the eighth period. The boys ' have a splendid leader, Mrs. Rhodes, one of the music teachers. They prac- tice familiar songs and learn new ones. They never know when they will be called upon to sing before an assembly, or at a theater. When singing for large crowds, the members wear red sashes around their waists. There were a great many boys who took advantage of the wonderful op- portunity this term, and joined. The Glee Club always welcomes new members so there is a chance for you, if you can sing, and want to belong, 1 Ebet Evans H9zH THE JUNIOR BOYS' AND GIRLS' GLEE CLUBS J I The sixteen boys who form the Junior Boys' Glee Club are very sincere in their work and have shown much progress under their leader, Miss Gilbert The Junior Girls' Glee Club consists of forty girls who are practi- cing diligently on new songs as they have been invited to sing at the ded- ication of the boys' new gymnasium. Alexia Feduloff H8y'

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T THE BURBANK COURT As time advances, the offenders of Burbank become fewer and fewer ev- ery day. If the good record continues, Burbank students will soon become one hundred percent citizens, and the court will not be needed at all. Mr, McCaleb, the judge, will have little enough to do, if no one need attend the court. This would never have been possible but for the students' co- operation in upholding the school laws. The Burbank Court was opened in August, 1929, to control some of the students who could not obey the traffic rules. It has been so effective that outsiders often speak of how courteous our students are, and the time will soon come when there will be no offenders at all. Irene Simon H9yN STUDENT TRAFFIC CONTROL Burbank's Indoor Junior Traffic for this semester has been bigger and better than ever before. The term began with practically all new members. The.group consists of: Edward Tscheekar, chief of police: Robert Hemphill, bailiff: Evert Lappinen, assistant chief: and Pierre Mailho, lieutenant. The court officials are: Mr. McCaleb, judge: Helen Kemp and Cecelia Mansonen, filing and recording secretaries. The indoor traffic squad is made up of the following: Lucy Macagno: Paul Berndt: Fred Angella, Erwin Brown: David Drake: Cecelia Ferreira: Min- nie Rossetto: Louis Tognolini: Matilda Ramos: Gena Ferrando: Virginia Park- inson: Bessie Ritz: Evelyn Delphing Edith Valentini: Robert Hemphill, Esther Welp: Grant Gustofsen: Dorothy Herbert: Elvera Miguel: and Olga Montemagni, , The court is one of our school's many systems of maintaining order. The chief duty of the officials is to keep order in the halls. They must see that no student runs or makes a disturbance. If a pupil receives a ticket for his disorder, he must appear in the Burbank Court. The penalty is inflicted in accordance with the seriousness of the offence. THE BAND The band is an activity that all boys should like if they can play an instrument. We need several more instruments and players to give proper balance to the ensemble. We meet Mondays and Wednesdays for practice. The band has done quite a bit of outside playing this term. It has enter- tained the school a number of times, as well as playing at theaters and other places. Mr. Hobbs, the instructor, always gives his best, and keeps the band in good condition. Each term we lose a number of good pupils, but also receive new ones, so the band does not suffer such a great loss, Arthur Lappinen H7y'

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AVIATION CLUB Near the first of the term, forty-five boys said they wanted to join the Aviation Club, but only ten boys joined brcause they had to furnish their own materials for the airplanes. Finally, four boys remained in the club. Only boys who are willing to keep busy, and who have flying planes are accepted. The boys have a fine time making models for the planes, They also have a chance to use the machinery of the shop. Why not join? Eleanor Lucy L7yU JUNIOR SCIENCE CLUB In the Junior Science Club the pupil gets to choose which study he likes bestg minerals, stones, insects, shells, stuffed birds or animals. There are many different shells which the members try to name. The first week of school the club members were taken to San Francisco to the seashore and museum. At the seashore they gathered many shells. They have built a little nursery where they keep many different kinds of flowers which they get from various places. Catherine Bianchetta H7yU STAMP CLUB The Stamp Club, under the direction of Miss McAllister, accomplished quite a bit this term. This club meets every Thursday to discuss and trade stamps. The club elected Alan Freeborn, a pupil, for its president. This term, members of the cluh were especially interested in studying United States stamps. A visit was paid to the Berkeley High School Stamp Club to see the display of stamps. It is a fine club for those who col- lect stamps, as much may be learned, and there are chances to trade. Evelyn Delphin H9z' THE KODAK CLUB Although the Kodak Club is a rather small group, it does splendid work. The membership is limited to boys of the ninth grade who have ko- daks, and are interested in photography. This term, nine only enrolled. These boys meet once a week during the activity period and discuss the pictures which they have taken and developed. They usually make snap shots for the Wizard. There is an art in experienced photography, and these boys are learning it fast. This term, they were able to catch some of the teachers in familiar poses. They hope you enjoy them in the Wizard Eleanor Young L8z' Annu :il

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