Creston High School - Saga Yearbook (Grand Rapids, MI)

 - Class of 1938

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Mr. Boyd R. Swem is Creston's instructor of com- mercial law, occupations, cmd shorthand. Since secur- ing an A.B. degree at Albion and an M.A. at Uni- versity of Michigan, he has been extremely active at Work on vocational guidance. ' ' ' By illustrat- ing his idea on the blackboard, Mr. Robert Teele helps his arithmetic class to understand it. He went to University of Michigan for his BS. degree, has charge of a session room, and was on the Saga advisory staff. 0 0 0 Assisting a student on an English assign- ment is Miss Mildred Tenhaai, who possesses an A.B. degree. Miss Tenhaaf teaches higher English to those in her classes and also manages to take care of a session room. Mr. Norman C. Tock, instructor of printing at Creston, reaches up to adjust a press. Mr. Tock, who has at- tended Stout lnstitute, University of Wisconsin, and Northern Arizona Normal, secured his BS. degree at Western State Teachers' College. 9 ' ' Helping an aspiring draftsman to complete a drawing is Mr. Emery T. Toogood, instructor of mechanical drawing. The Aeroplane Club is headed by Mr. Toogood, who was also business manager of the Crestonite, as Well as having charge of the eligibility of Creston's athletes. The University of Michigan gave him his B.S.E. degree. Standing behind her desk in the girls' gym is Miss Esther VanderBroek. one of Creston's teachers of physi- cal education for girls. Holder of a BS. degree from Michigan State Normal College, she also teaches at Union High School. 0 0 0 Hard at work on a sheet of Echo copy is Mr. Iohn Van Krimpen, who earned both an AB. and M.A. degree at the University of Michigan and is an instructor of English and journalism. Mr. Van Krirnpen is adviser of the Echo and Saga staffs, both of which he organizes and super- vises annually. ' 0 0 Creston's authority on ancient history is Miss Marie Van Westenbrugge, who secured a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan. Besides presiding over a large session room, she teaches ancient European and World history. Our football and track coach is Mr. Martin Van Wingen, instructor of arithmetic and physical educa- tion for boys. He has an AB. degree from Western State Teachers' College and is a member of the Schoolmen's Club. 0 0 0 Seeking a reference book is Mrs. Louise Verdier, active faculty member who teaches Latin and English. The University of Michigan was Where she Won her AB. degree and Where she belonged to many societies. She now is director of the Creston P.T.A. U ' 0 Directing her class' attention to a spot on the map is Miss Ella von Sprecken. Students learn about modern and United States history from Miss von Sprecken, Who is the possessor of an M.A. degree. Using a microscope to examine a dissection is Mr. Gerritt Wassenaar, instructor of biology and general science. An AB. degree was the object of Mr. Wasse- naar's studies at Hope College. His personal ability secured him the position of coach of Creston's golf and tennis teams and placed him in charge of all athletic equipment. 0 0 0 Hom e economics is taught by Miss Rosetta Weiffenbcrch, shown here at Work in one of her foods classes. Miss Weiffenbach, Who also teaches clothing, holds a BS. degree and is active in the School Women's Club and the Home Eco- nomics Club. n AU

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The Hi-Y Club looks to its sponsor, Mr. Robert Linden for leadership as do many science students. Mr. Linden obtained a Lite Certificate at Northern State Teachers' College at Marquette. He now teaches general science, geography, and arithmetic, 9 9 9 Holding his baton in readiness for a Crescendo is Mr. Ioel Lowe, Creston's instructor ot instrumental music. Mr. Lowe has a degree of B,S.M. and teaches both band and orchestra, 9 9 9 History and its significance is what Miss Frances Maloney tries to impress upon stu- dents who elect to study that subject. Miss Maloney studied at Western State Teachers' College in order to possess an A,B. degree. This is how Miss Marjorie Matthews, instructor of mathematics, appears to her class. She took her M.A. from the University of Michigan, and teaches geometry and arithmetic, besides acting as sponsor of the Iunior Girl Reserves. 9 9 9 Aiding a pair of students We find Miss Cornelia Moran, instructor of classes in foods and home economics, and also director of the cafeteria. Miss Moran secured her Bachelor of Science degree at Stout Institute, and has attended Columbia University and the University of Wisconsin as well. Mr. Roy D. Perce operates a saw in the Woodshop, Where he instructs pupils in Woodworking. He obtained his AB. degree at Western State Teachers' College and he now has charge of all tickets for athletic events. 9 9 9 Supervising the operation of a sew- ing machine is Miss Ruth Phillips, one of Creston's clothing teachers. Miss Phillips attended the University of Illinois to Win an A.B. degree, and earned an M.A. degree at Columbia University. 9 9 9 Mr. Irving Randall addresses his class from the security ot his desk. Holding a B.S. degree, he is active in the Cub Scout organization outside of school, and teaches arithmetic and geometry and oversees a session room in school. W'hile his class studies, Mr. lay I. Hens, instructor of history and economics, leans back in his chair and reflects. Mr. Hens obtained a B.S. degree from Colgate University and an A.B. from Western State Teachers' College. Co-sponsor of the "C" Club, he takes care of the junior session room and is also faculty manager of athletics. 9 9 9 ln fitting attire for his role of head basketball and baseball coach, Mr. Henry Schrump presides in the boys' gymnasium. Mr. Schrump, who studied at Western State Teachers' Col- lege for his BS. degree, teaches gym and American history and is an assistant coach of football, The interests and troubles of the class of l938 were also those ot Miss Marian N. Spencer, who presides over the senior session room. Miss Spencer holds an A.B. degree and teaches algebra and trigonometry to Creston's young mathematicians. As adviser of the senior class she has been of tremendous help in its activities of the past year. 9 9 9 Mrs. Sadie Stowell pauses at her Work on a set of papers handed in by one of her classes. The University of Michigan awarded an A.B. degree to Mrs. Stowell, who heads the Latin department.



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Helping a student is Miss Clementine Williams, who is at Creston only one period a day to teach retail selling. She holds an AB. degree from Michigan and a BS. honor from Prince School of Department Store Service. ' ' 0 Reading an amusing item to her class to serve as a bit ol diversion is Miss Mary E. Windt, history and government teacher, who won an AB. degree at University ol Michigan. She was pub- licity chairman ofthe Crestonite. 9 ' 0 Director of the courtesy squad is Miss Esther Wise, instructor of business English, penrnanship, and bookkeeping. An AB. degree was the reward of Miss Wise's studies at 'Western State Teachers' College. She is associated With numerous educational organizations. Traveling to the tar corners oi the earth is the hobby of Miss Cleo Wood, who conducts a number of English classes during the school year. Miss Wood studied for her A.E. degree at the University ol Michigan. Her extra-curricular activity consisted oi taking charge ot a skit tor the Crestonite. ' ' ' Supervising ac' tivities in the chemistry laboratory is Mr. Walter Wood, teacher ol chemistry, physics, and biology, and spon- sor ot the Boys' Science Club. Michigan State College awarded him his AB. degree. , CIRCUM VIEWING

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