High-Resolution, Full Color Images Available Online
Search, Browse, Read, and Print Yearbook Pages
View College, High School, and Military Yearbooks
Browse our digital annual library spanning centuries
Support the Schools in our Program by Subscribing
Page 10 text:
AVANIS G DAWSON
GPCACE C. CUNNINGI-IAM
Miss Cunningham is a teacher who is devoted to her work, which varies
from solving the mystery of Greek symbols in math to explaining me-
chanics in Latin. Her classes are Latin I and II, Algebra II, Geometry
and Senior Math. Always willing to help her students, her chief goal
is making them think, and she enjoys watching them grow towards
their adult life. Saddle shoes and a soft, happy humming, "Your as-
signment for next time" are characteristic of Miss Cunningham, a
teacher we will not forget.
Miss Dawson teaches Girls Physical Education, grades 3-125 is coach
of Girls' Leader Corps. The last-named is the activity she enjoys the
most, and the one in which she seems to have the least time to cover
material that she considers necessary. She says that she likes most of
all to work with the individual and "to see that individual make some
personal gain, whether it be a skill or an attitude Q perseverance, co-
operation, understanding of other's feelings J. " As her students will
say, she embodies these ideals in the work that she does so tirelessly.
RALPH I DeBONIS
Mr. DeBonis is a Phys Ed teacher with high regard for physical fitness
among teen-agers, and determination to build strong, responsible
Americans. I-Ie teaches Boys' Physical Education, Grades 4-125 is
Soccer Coachg IV Basketball Coach, Junior High Baseball Coach, and
an advisor to the Senior Class. Some of his famous last words are:
"Did you take a shower at 2:30?" . . . "Put your collar down" . . .
"Sit up straight" . . . "No noise down the corridor" . . . and that
classic, "I will take on any five of you at any time." He hates needles
loves sports, makes his classes work.
REGINA M . DEVLIN
Mrs. Devlin is most often heard saying "Seniors, Seniors, Seniors! " or,
I told you to be quiet. " She teaches cooking, sewing, knitting, and all
related activitiesg puts on dinners: directs fashion showsg heads the
Christmas Project for Exceptional Childreng and has a full-time job
serving as advisor to the Senior Class, a group which has found that she
is as versatile as she is resourceful. She is famous for her "Yep and Ya"
jar and for her favorite hobby: her husband and children.
Page 9 text:
ANNE L. BORDNER
ROLAND R. BOUCHER
This human encyclopedia of all history roams the dark byways and
corridors of Conant, gathering more knowledge to spring on his
classes f and getting information on chronic absentees J. He en-
livens his classes in Contemporary Problems, U.S. History, and
History of Civilization by being hilarious, or going to the other ex-
treme and being serious. As Assistant Principal, coach of Varsity
Baseball, advisor to the National Honor Society, and to the Freshman
Class, he is kept busy. His chief goal is to become a better teacher.
GUY F. BURRILL, IR
time . . .?"
ROBERT W. COOK
The corridors are empty, the students are studying C?j, and suddenly
you hear, "Quiet DownI" From all over the building comes the ques-
tion, "What was that?" But of course WE know. Mr. Cook, who has
a weakness for paper clips, teaches English to Grades 7, 9, and 10,
and suffers the position of advisor to the Student Prints with courage
and matter-of-factness, for it is in this role that he must endure the
literary outbursts of his student staff.
Miss Bordner teaches Algebra I, Math I and II Survey of Physical
Science, and Biology II. She devotes most of her time in school to
unscrambling Algebra problems and outside school to coaching the
Varsity Cheerleaders. Her favorite saying is I beg to differ which
many of her students have heard, and her favorite hobbies are sewing
knitting, and cooking. She is young, good looking and devoted to
Mr. Burrill, who has sparked and valiantly led the most active new
organization at Conant, the Ski Club, is tall lean has a crew cut
and - wow! those sports jackets! He teaches 'YA and C Science t
Grade Science and Physical Science. He enjoys all sports dramatics
and music. Some of his favorite hobbies are cooking potatoes on Mt
Washington, working on his car, or - "Did I tell you about the
Page 11 text:
ROBERT RUSSELL DEVOID
Mr. Devoid, the urbane and cheerful head of our French department,
greets students entering his classes with "Bon jour! " and says "Au
revoir! " as they leave French III. He teaches all French as well as
English 11 and 12, but he feels that students are more interested in
learning a foreign language than studying their native tongue, and he
finds the growth of the French classes f in size and aptitude J highly
exciting. He is advisor to the French Club, coach of the Senior Play,
a faithful member of faculty sports teams, and interested in a CPA
RUTH I. FITZGERALD
Miss Fitzgerald's busy schedule includes teaching English 7 and 8,
which she does with a systematic thoroughness that has become famous.
She has complete charge of Developmental Reading for Grades '7 and 8,
an activity which keeps the Junior High on its toes, and is in charge of
the Junior High Amos Fortune Prize Speaking Contest, held each spring
with many contenders. Miss Fitzgerald also spends some time sending
orders for the Teen-Age and Campus Book Clubs. She has a varied day
devoting herself to the many activities of Junior High boys and girls
and to their development.
ANNA E. GELINAS
Mrs. Gelinas teaches Math '7-A, '7-B. 7-C, and 8-C, is Junior High
sides over a room that is the pride of all Conant and the school's most
popular gathering place. For the past few years, she has worked only
with Junior High students, but as librarian, she has a highly competent
staff from the Senior High and is finding her new library contacts "a
gratifying challenge. "
KATHERINE G . HANCOCK
One of the hardest-working members of the faculty, Miss Hancock,
brings cheerfulness and patience to training the misguided fingers of
Conant typists. As head of the commercial department, she teaches
Personal Typing, Typing I and Il, Bookkeeping and Office Practice.
As manager of the financial records of all school activities, she is
kept busy by the treasurers of each class and organization. To her
other jobs is added that of directing advertising for the Yearbook.
Attendance Officer, and is teacher librarian. In the last role, she pre-
Suggestions in the Conant High School - Conanite Yearbook (Hoffman Estates, IL) collection:
Are you trying to find old school friends, old classmates, fellow servicemen or shipmates? Do you want to see past girlfriends or boyfriends? Relive homecoming, prom, graduation, and other moments on campus captured in yearbook pictures. Revisit your fraternity or sorority and see familiar places. See members of old school clubs and relive old times. Start your search today!
Looking for old family members and relatives? Do you want to find pictures of parents or grandparents when they were in school? Want to find out what hairstyle was popular in the 1920s? E-Yearbook.com has a wealth of genealogy information spanning over a century for many schools with full text search. Use our online Genealogy Resource to uncover history quickly!
Are you planning a reunion and need assistance? E-Yearbook.com can help you with scanning and providing access to yearbook images for promotional materials and activities. We can provide you with an electronic version of your yearbook that can assist you with reunion planning. E-Yearbook.com will also publish the yearbook images online for people to share and enjoy.
Material on this website is protected by copyright laws of the United States and international treaties.
No protected images or material on this website may be copied or printed without express authorization.