Dana Middle School - Log Yearbook (San Diego, CA)

 - Class of 1953

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IUNE 17, 1953 THE MAST PAGE 6 IDEAL NIN'I'I-I GRADER Linda Jessop Personality Doug Stephenson Sandy Jackson Popularity Bill Harvey Carol Cameron Voice Ed Nietliold Sally Piersol Hair 'Dick Tartc Pat Medina Eyes Billy Meyer Mary Elardi Smile Paul David Barbara Hull Brains .Tack Schroeder Priscilla Akin Humor Steve Aldridge Susie Small Appearance George Brown Mary Lesko Athlete Ronnie Moller Build John Youngs Joan Canon Figure Softball Winners All The faculty played the Opti- mists of Dana in two of the most exciting games of the year. The dashing faculty team defeated the pro's in the first game and -were defeated in the second. The faculty players were as fol- lows: Rambling Romero, catcherg Gone Gardner, pitcher and third base, Deadbeat Davis, left field and first base! Devil DeVore, first base, Daring Dolphin, second base, Jumping Jones, shortstopg Hustling Hutchinson, third base and pitcher, Traveling Trask, left fieldg Exciting Exter, center field, Topper Taylor, right field, :ind last but not least Swinging Swenson, who batted for Davis. The Optimists consisted of Chad- well, catcher: Smidt, pitcherg and third base, Gonzalesg first base, McCurdyg second base, Welch, shortstop, Allin, Third base and pitcher, Beyrerg left field, Gra' log center field, Schroeder, right field. They were slug' and fight hall games with plenty of blows thrown. but both came dut vie' iorious. AFTER DANA Mary Lou Engle On to Point Loma went the Fresh- man class, They slavcd all year in order to pass. The last Dana Loi: which we receive, ls the best ever we do believe. The Dana teachers, and staff, still remain, The seventh and eighth graders, are left to Reig-n . If A I H W E L L NINTH GHAIIERS Goodbye, Ninth graders! It has been fun knowing you. It has been pleasant to see you grow from shy seventh graders into confident ninth graders, Best wishes to each of you and success in your high school plans! Edith Smith, Girls' Dean I do hope you will look back on the past three years at Dana Junior I-Iigrh School as being most pleasant and successful. I have enjoyed working with you and I sincerely wish you the best of everything for a happy future. George Parry, Vice-Principal Today I am very proud of the showing you, our 9th grade graduatinir class, have made dur- ing your three years here at Dana, You have been a grand class and l have enjoyed working with you and having 501119 part in your progress. As you leave Dana to take up your work in high school, I wish to thank you for the three interf esting and enjoyable years I have had as your counselor. Congratulations to you and the best of everything' in the future. A. D. Davis, Counselor The sixth graders came in from schools nearby. While we journeyed on to Point Loma High, We'll feel like punks among' those Pro's. But we'll get acquainted as the time goes. HUNDRED QUEEN This paper couldn't have gone to press without this article, It's a secret to the person it's about and she probably thinks we've forgotten her! The personality is Pat Medina, Queen of the Portuguese Fiesta. As she slowly walked to St. Agnes Church to be crowned May 24, everyone in the crowd was en- tranced by the warm smile that never left her face. She wore a white formal of pleated nylon net. Her long, white cape of brocaded silk, with high collar, was fastened around her neck by a sparkling rhinestoiite choker. One of her sidemaids was 9th grader, Mary Jane Dutra and one of the four Vauda girls was an- other 9th grader, Mary Elardi. The fiesta extended into sev- eral days and nights, but Pat re- mained her charming, wonderful self, We're sure you'll agree that this honor couldn't have gone to a more deserving person! TUPS IN SPURT5 Outstanding P. E. students selected at year's end by the fac- ulty members of the girls' gym department are as follows: Miss Bradshaw: 2nd period Billie Mc- Laughlin 'ithg 3rd period Loretta Stremlau 'Ytbg 4th period, Frances Jones Sth, 5th period Virgina Pat- ton 9thg 6th period Mary Lou linfzle 9th. Miss Sherwood: .lst period Bar- bara Velasquez Sthg 2nd period Claudia Dale 7th, 3rd period Rose Madden 8thg 4th period Gail Bcase 8th: 5th period Barbara Wei'tman 9th. Mrs. Rader: lst period Jane Chapman Sthg 4th period Sharon Kendall Sthg 5th period Anne Linibach 9thg 6th period Esther Guitierrez 9th. Mrs. Stanley: lst period Jer- ry Jensen Bthg 2nd period Jac' qnelyn Bingham 7th, 3rd period Joyce Littleton 7thg 6th period Pat Medina 9th, Congratulations to these fine girls!

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JUNE 17, 1953 , THE MAST PAGE 5 IDEAL TEACHER Ninth grade students have chosen various qualities which they think are represented in an ideal teacher. Here are their nomuiations : Woman Man Miss White Personality Mr. Perry Mrs. Ferry Sense of Humor Mr. Vogler Miss Engel Understanding A, D. Davis Mrs. Blair Fairness Mr. Dolphin Mrs. Holland Disposition Mr. Young Miss Lane Patience Mr. Lei- Mrs. Bourke Appearance Mr, lflxfm- Miss Davis Ability to Teach M r. Storm Mrs. Stanley Vitality Mr. Trask Miss Riegel Voice Alr. Stansifer Miss Smiley Smile Mr. Lewis Mrs. Van Buren lndividuality Mr. Hand Mrs. Hage Friendliness Mr. Gardiner Miss Georgia Discipline Mr. Tooze WILL DUPEY PASS? The clock ticks ominously. A figure paces the floor anxiously waiting. The ash trays are filled with used bubble gum and wrap- pers are strewn on the floor. The clock approaches zero hour! The sound of chattering' teeth fills the room, Then with a deafening crack Dopey Dan Dana's knees start shaking! Yes, for the 11th time Dopey has reached 9th grade gradua- tion and just as for the past 10 times, he's 'ta little concerned , But now the 9th graders enter the assembly all the girls wear- ing fresh spring dresses, all the boys wearing white shirts and dark pants. EEYOW! Did we say ALL the boys. Dopey, wearing a well padded chartreuse and orange coat with pants to match and a bright red tie, strolls into the auditorium. Fm just trying' to be modern, says Dan, The salesman told me I'd look radio- active in it. The students are seated and the promotional exercises begin. While the speeches are being' spoken, Dan sits back nonchalant- ly chewing his finger nails but as the trophies are given out Dan starts fretting nervous. He be- eins twitching-from seat to seat. The tension really starts mount- ing when the Honor Awards are given out. Peagreens On Parade The future seventh grade was entertained here Friday. There were about 750 sixth graders re- presenting 1O schools. The program began in the audi- torium where the beginning, in' termediate, and advanced bands entertained the guests. Then the audience was addressed by Mr. Swenson and other members of the faculty. Later they went out to the field to play games Where they were surprised hy the ninth graders that volunteered to help. To finish the days acti- vities, the sixth graders were tak- en on a tour of the school and given ice cream in the cafeteria. After Dan has been strapped down, the diplomas of graduation are given out in alphabetical or- der, First the A's. Dan has set- tled down to foaming at the mouth. The B'sg Dopey is making fun- ny noises and getting a little fid- yzety. The C'sg Dan is egetting violent, They have to hold him down. Finally Mr. Swenson starts reading the D's. Will he cull Dan's name? LVill Dan finally graduate? lt's now or never! Everybody is on the edge of their seats! The assembly became chillingly quiet. The suspense is unbearable VVe wish we could tell you what happened but we've no more room so be sure to road next year's Mast to find out if Dopey Dan Dana passed. LAST WILL AND TESTAMEN T Susie Hutler: I leave with much regret thai Ivanhoe YU Eve Zwanziger. Mary Stivers: Mr. Hand's 'love' for me to Mary Ann Bates. Pete Colt: My opinioh of the Republican Party to Miss Davis. Jane Fitzpatrick: lst chair cello to Judy Bown. Bill Carey: I will Math 300' -100 back to Mr. Taylor, Jeanette Homan: Mr. D's .lul- ius Ceaser to Clara Addy. Gary Miller: Miss Georgia's World Geography class' to Lloyd Craven .Iohn Young's: My build to Philip Stern. Gina Mack: I will my clumsi- ness to Sharon Brewer. Linda Cowie: My 'clean' lock- er 110251 to my sister Bonnie. Bill Lockett: Miss Davis, my Latin book, and the ancient Ro- mans to Dick Flobergi' Jerry Barrett: My 18 tsub' ject to changej case cards to some eighth grader. Pat Medina: My ability in Spanish to Pat Bailey. Erlythe Wilson: My broken piece ot' rosin to Michael Pryor. Ann Ogden: My seat in Mrs. Riley's Homemaking class to Jer- ry Jensen. Alan Chapman: My debates in Journalism to my sister Jane. Betty Gillenwater: My love- ly seat in Mr. Storm's class to Astrid Nielson. Carolyn Zaruba: My picture of Tony Curtis to Sue Summers. Toni Snyder: I leave Dana at last! Carolyn Jennings: 'tMy type- writer eraser to Mrs, Blair. Mary Belle Gillenwater: Mr position as President to anyone lucky enough to be elected, Caroline Weddle: My math hook to some unfortunate eighth grader. Judy Novak: I leave my seat in Journalism to anyone crazy enough to want it. Pauline Hicks: The contents of my locker to my sister Dar- lone. Priscilla Akin: My gum to Miss Bradshaw. The Color Guards: The bug- lers to next yG!1l S Color Guards.

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JUNE 17, 1653 THE MAST PAGE 7 JEHRI WINS BULB AWARD The gold award for outstanding school citizenship and service pre- sented by the Sons of the Ameri- can Revoluation was won by Jerri Graham and will be presented at the Promotional Exercises by Judge Everett Curtis. Jerri has been a student body officer four of her six semester at Dana and last semester was student body president. CONGRATULATIONS Another fine class is leav- ing Dana Junior High School and looking forward eagerly to the in' teresting experiences of senior high school. We, who have been your teachers, counselors and friends, have watched your pro- gress through junior high school with a great deal of interest, We have enjoyed working with you and we have observed your phy- sical, scholastic and social de- velopment from the time you were timid, bashful seventh grad- ers, wide-eyed with curiosity and bubbling with enthusiasm, to this happy day, when you are look- ing forward to new worlds to conquer . We have been pleased to watch your minds, personalities and characters develop and we are sure you will continue to grow in every way during your next three years in senior high school. Congratulations to the Class of 1953 and our best wishes for your continued success and hap- piness! Your principal and friend, CLARENCE R. SWENSON James A. Brown, George Brown, Victor Burdette, Robert K. Jr, Burnett, William Burris, Marvin Lee Butcher, Jim Carey, William H. Carlson, Robert , Catlin, Robert David Chapman, Alan Chadwell, William Chavarria, Robert Thomas Chappell, Stewart Christman, Stan Clarke, David Clavert, Phillip Coleman, David Collier, Thomas E. Collins, Mickey F. Colt, EL Peter Conway, Harold Coombs, Gary F. Cornett, Troy Correia, I Leandro Antonio Correia, Roger Costa, George Joe Craft, John Crawford, Michael T. Crouch, Allen Curtis, Kenneth Curtis, Le Roy David, Paul Day, Richard Denver, Don Dray, Gary Richard Elisworth, Ronald C. Elston, Harry J. Elston, Leonard Ely, Charles E. Engert, Charles Estrada, Robert Ezequial Evans, Mike Falkenthal, Jack Faraone, Jerome Ferguson, Fred Ferriera, Firmino Fetter, Minton Fontana, Robert Franklin, Timothy Davenport Friel, Richard J. Fuller, Ronnie Galvin, Christopher RICHARD HENRY DANA, PROMOTIONAL LIST IUNE, 1953 BOYS Galland, James Garrett, David Gianetto, Jody J. Goodman, Fred Ronald Gould, Clifford Gray, John Bill Gunches, John Hagen, Kenny Hall, Lang Hall, Michael Harvey, Billy Henry, Thomas I. Henry, Walter L. Henson, Kenneth High, Floyd Hively, Walter Hobbs, Darrell Holzenberg, Robert Hughs, Douglas Hunt, Dale Huntington, Ned Hurley, Larry C. Hutchings, Charles Imlay, Robert C. Johnson, Wallace La Mar Kellogg, Douglas Kennedy, Roy Kerr, Darrell Klein, Kenneth Koch, Donald Kotun, Michael Kruse, Robert La Bute, Norman La Dou, Joe La Mott, John Lavendar, William Le Gcrrette, Joseph R. Lipscomb, Fred Leonard, Charles Lilley, Thomas Lira, James P. Lira, Fernando R. Lobb, Don Lockett, Bill Louie, James Louis, George Lytle, Stanley ' McCain, James McCurdy, Gary McCutchan, Bruce McDonald, William McRae, Lorin MacDonald, Harry Maddox, Tom Madruga, Robert Martin, Terrance Martinez, Cecil Medearis, Bob D. Meyer, Bill Miller, Gary Mitchell, Edward J. Mitchell, James E. Moller, Ronald Montgomery, Gary Moore, James Morris, Carl Mowrer, Roger Ney, Peirre Neithold, Edgar Ochoa, Michael O'Conner, Michael O'Connor, Richard Pall, Francis S. Palmer, Jerry Parker, Eugene E. Parra, Abel Parks, Donald Pattengill, Nick Patterson, Selven Pearson, Ronald Perry, Robert L. Peters, Bill Peterson, Wayne Petrie, Bob T. Petty, Ralph E, Jr. Phelps, John A. Pithzz, Robert Pollock, Allen Poulakula, Joel Puente, Tony Poulsen, Ronald Price, Arlen Rascon, Allan Ray, Milton Reynolds, Richard G. Iiickai-ds, John William Riley, Ralph, Jr. Roberts, Jerry Roch, John Rodgers, Philemon Romani, Louis Roshon, Arthur H. Sacco, Frank Michael Sada, Edward C. Sakclarion, Nicholas Robert Saleebey, Darryl Salvas, Richard Santos, Eugene Saravia, Robert Saucedo, Rubin Schenck, William Schowengerdt, Nicholas Schroeder, John T. Schweitzer, Keith Seibert, Duane Sessions, David K. Sibbert, James Silvcira, Manuel G. Simcox, Marvin Slaughter, Robert Smidt, James Richard Smith, Smith, David George Smith, John Smith, Wayne Smith, James Smith Whit Spencer, Jack Spicer, Sheldon N. Stephenson, Doug Strickland, Robert W. Strodtman, William N. Stuart, James Stull, Richard ' Sullivan, Richard Sutton, Arthur Sykes, George Tartre, Richard Tate, John Travis, David Earle Travis. Gary C, Trogden, Walter Truett, John M. llllufh, John F. Vanlandingham, William Le Roy Varley, Edward Jr. Vinson, Joseph Vobeyda Franklin Wagner, Walker, Walker, David John William C. Warren, Brady Weddle, West, Gary Williams, Kenneth Wilson, Donald Meybin Wise, George Wofford, Michael Woodard, John Woodend, Carl Youngs, John

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