DeVilbiss High School - Pot O Gold Yearbook (Toledo, OH)

 - Class of 1948

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School 's Social Activities The members of the Junior Sorelles have worked with a fine spirit of cooperation this year. At the first meeting we were initiated by the Senior Sorelles and then we elected officers. The meetings for the rest of the year were held in the homes of members. W Each meeting was started with the Lord's Prayer. led by our Chaplain. Patty Hatch. Myrle Romanoff. Sergeant-at-Arms, tried to keep order while Barbara Burns. President, attempted to hold a meeting. Secretary, Sue Esgain. desperately took the minutes as Joan Winte1'feld. Vice-President. tracked down a place to have the next meeting. Down on her knees begging for dues was our Treas- urer, Nancy Santchi. Frantically. Jeannine Moree, Inter-Club Council representative tried to tell us about the Inter-Club Council pot-luck supper. Rather than entertaining ourselves with a party at Christmas, we decided to entertain a group of orphans at the Miami Children's Home on River Road, Maumee. Ohio. We played various games and sang Christmas Carols. Then after dis- tributing the gifts, we served refresliments. Con- nie Cromwell was chairman of this party. She was assisted by Pauline County. Myrle Romanoff. Bar- bara Roth, Kathleen Casey. and Marilyn Ross. Both the Junior Sorelles and the orphans had a wonderful time. ln February we held a very successful rum- mage sale, using the money to pay for our page in the Pot 0' Gold. Shirley Meeker. chairman of the committee in charge, was aided by Pat Mol- ing. Alice Brown, and Sally Camp. This spring we had a tea in honor of our mothers at the Toledo Wo111en's Building. Shirley Beck and Eldonna Seawater were eo-chairmen of the committee. We all anticipated the fun we were going to have at our cottage on Lake James this summer. Barbara Kiemle was in charge of securing the cot- tage. We were very fortunate to have Mrs, Sutter as our faculty adviser. Mrs. Harkness, mother of one of the members. gave us wonderful ideas and a helping hand whenever we needed it. Wie hope that next year will be as successful and as much fun as this one has been. Top Row, L to R: Nancy Samtvhi, Xlmilvn Russ. Connie tIr:nnwvlI. Knlilvexi Casey, Barbara Kiemlu. Pauline County, Pat Xlnlingz. Alirc Brown. Janet Ellis, Jeannine Moree, Shirley Meeker. Run' Twu: Patty Hatch. Joan Wim.-rfvlsl. Mrs. Harkness. Bcwrly Fall, Elnl-Inna Smuw.m-v. Shirlev Berk. Barbara Lindsay Row Three: Barbara Roth. Barbara Burns. Sue Esgain. Xlvrle Rom.1noff.' Carol La Rowe. Gerry Xlver-. Not in pn-lure: Sully Camp. OHM-ers. I. to R: Wann Santa-hi, Treasurerg Sue Esgnin. Secretary: Joan Winn-if--Ill. Yi' 1--Pi-twitlvxit: Bmrbam Burns. President. .fir 'U-'wr' -' ' ,sf, ,M .yr Nxt J...-1

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Sorelles Are Symbolic Of The If you had been walking down some quiet street in the DeVilbiss High School district on a Tuesday evening you might have smiled at the similarity of its lovely homes. Most of tl1e houses along the street had tl1e usual number of lights burning, and father could be seen reading the newspaper in his favorite chair while mother in- dustriously knitted and brother or sister sat at the desk doing homework. Suddenly you came upon a house with quite a different aspect. This one was ablaze with lights. Screams and war-whoops burst through the once quiet and solemn streets. You rushed to a window of the house to see if there were anything you could do, for surely there must be a mass execution or a meeting of men from Mars. But as you gazed upon this room of utter confusion you sighed with relief. lt was only a meeting of the Senior Sorelles. The president, Ruth Crockett, and vice-pres- ident. .lean Parkes, helplessly sat on top of the piano trying in vain to hear Lorene Barnes who was shouting the minutes of the last meeting from across the room. But wait. There was a lovely lass trying to beat her brains out against the wall and muttering something about being '6five-in-the- hole." Of course, that was Jackie Schouten, the Sorrelle treasurer. Susie Lattin the sergeant-ab arms tried to quiet a group of girls who were still talking about the fun they had on the Sorelle hay- ride last December. It looked as if Susie was talk- ing more than the rest of them. That girl in the corner was Nancy Hill, the chaplain, praying to be forgiven for ever joining the group. Someone made a suggestion that the group have a rummage sale and at the same time a plan for a box supper for the parents was approv- ed. Business now began to win over the clamor and the president quickly took advantage of it in order to put forth the question of the location for a cottage next summer. Immediately everyone returned to her conversation and soon someone re- marked that the meetings closely resembled the demonstration which had been given to show how not to conduct a meeting. All of a sudden quietness prevailed. It was the lull before the storm. The advisers, Mrs. Per- kins and Miss Griffin, had announced that the re- freshments were ready and then deftly dodged out of the way of the stampeding herd. So went the meeting of the Senior Sorelles. Top Row. L to R: Lui-one Barnes. Judy Sinclair, Beulahjean Markhus. .lan-kic Srhontvn. Barbara Lukens. Sue Lattin. Joann Curry. Ruth Crockett, Peggy Lnkens. Ginnie Hoist-her. Put Faris. Row Two: Jean Parkes. Eleanor Nottingh ani. Sally Crnmley, Ginnie Orthwcin. Row Tluce: Nancy Hill. Nancy Wil- lmnis. Jeanne Blasters. Jean H:-ld. Bonnie Barn,-tt. lane Lindsay. Juan Crnwfor-I. Shirley Keats. Not in picture: Janet Knicrim. Carolyn Mandel. Hazel Mur- phy. Ulht-ers. L to ll: Jean Parkes. Vive-President: Jackie St-houtr-n. Treasurer: Lou-ne Barnes. Ser-retnrr: Ruth Crockett. President. 3' X., :iii X3 sx

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Spanish Club Studies The Americas One of the largest and liveliest clubs in De- Vilbiss was organized this year under the name of uLa Alianza Latino-Americanaf, For the first time in the school's history, a Spanish club hacame an affiliate of the International Student Pan Amer- ican League. Chartered by the International League, we have as our creed, c'Liberty-Peace! .lustice - Law - Friendship - Brotherhood - Government - Family - Fatherland - God." We aim to help create a better understanding be- tween the young people of the Americas. As an affiliate, the HAlianzo" took part in various ac- tivities including foreign correspondence and the study of countries and their heroes. The club decorated the small cafeteria at Christmas time. Hard work and co-operation on this project produced a truly Spanish atmosphere, and won for us first place in the decoration con- test. lnstead of the traditional 'Gnacimientov we painted a large picture of the holy family on the window. Nine colorful and intricate pinatas hung from the ceiling: doves and poinsettias ltypical Spanish symbolsl brightened up the blackboard. Co-chairmen of the decorating committee were Mary Lou David and .Joyce Rehn. Barbara Price and Jacquelyn McLain were in charge of programs. Helping them were Gloria Brown and Eleanor Trudel. Two of our members, Barbara Price and Mar- garet Thyen, gave very interesting accounts of their travels through Mexico last summer. Pan American Day is an annual celebration to which the whole Spanish department looks forward. Two very able members, Betty Houston and Virginia Reese were in charge of the program this year. Singing, dancing and speeches marked the occasion. Mr. Russell Brown, Dean of Boys and former head of the Spanish department, ad- dressed the group. The club was governed by three advisers: Miss Marian Smith, Miss Ursula Schmit, and Mrs. Dorothy Mills: and five officers-.June Phillips, Chairman: George Leighton, Vice-Chairman: Bar- bara Price, Corresponding Secretary: .lane Curtis, Recording Secretary: and Jane Starkey, Treasurer. We believe that for a young club, the uAlian- za" accomplished many things and has a bright future. Top Row, L to R: Lois Moore, Sally Lindsey, Ralph Cerhart, Bob Lavo. Jerry Ross. Patil Ceisert, Lois Dunsmore. Robert Kreps, Bill Gill, Tom Mills, Ron- ald Kinney. Jim Taylor. Row Two: Shirley Emery, Eleanor Trudel, Becky Brand. Norma Lang, Janet Wieland, Elizabeth Strout, Jane Turner, Jackie McLain, Don Pair, Row Three: Mary Lou David. Martha Stoll, Sally Ames, Judv Moore. Joyce Rehn. Sonia Berman, Virginia Reese, Jane Starkey, Bill ReVell, Mrs. Dorothy Mills. Row Four: Miss Lrsula Schmit. Phyllis Selter. Barbara Hoffman. Shirley David. June Phillips, George Leighton, Jane Curtis, Gloria Brown. Jane Fenn. Row Five: Barbara Price, Beverly Lenfesley. Betty Houston. Margaret Tlayen, Millicent Dederman, Shirley Fowler. Not in picture: Barbara Baker. John Davis. Mary Lou Rhoades. Joanne Lickendorf, Alva Nordgren, Mary Lucille Smith. Officers, L to R: June Phillips, President: George Leighton. Vice-Presidcnlg Jane Curtis. Recording Secretary: Jane Etarkey, Treasurer. 100

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