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Page 35 text:
Senior Class Poem
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Senror Class l-llstory
In the fall of 1929 two important events took place A group of frightened
youngsters entered Central High School only to be dubbed by upperclassmen with
the surprisingly suitable title of rats To say that we were driven to our studies
would not do Justice to the situation At the end of the first semester we were ac
tually panting for breath And thus we struggled on rarely faltering because of the
tmely a1d of Miss Penn Miss Ward Miss Rhinehart Mrs Clark Mr Wheat and
The other important happening of that auspicious year was the enrollment of
a group of students equally as frightened at Riverside High School If the truth
were told I expect this group was found to have more fertile brains than those of
Central High so Miss Smith Miss Russell and Mrs Garren were not quite so
burdened with their tasks
At length both classes so far ascended the scale of learning as to be proudly
called umor III s or that hated word freshmen At this point both groups be
gan to appear in classes of the teachers in sen1or high school At Central these
were Miss Eich Mr Taylor Miss Pope Miss Reeder and Mr Fuller At River
Then came senior high We felt that now we really were up in the world
The sophomore class at Riverside boasted forty members At Central we had a
large number also
With the beginning of our jumor year came the consolidation of the two
schools into the Decatur Senior High School Miss Usscry was our sponsor Dur
ing that year we put on a play The Spanish Onion The production of this play
uncovered heretofore dormant talent among our classmates There were one hun
dred twenty four of us and we firmly believed ourselx cs to be more important than
The main objectives of our senior tear have b cn to publish an annual and to
graduate Toward these two thmgs we have constantly strived With the aid of
our patient sponsor Miss Ussery W have put on two magazine campaigns and
have sponsored several picture shows XVe have also sponsored the production of
Romeo and Juliet and The Merchant of Venice by the Avon Players One
sen1or play has already been presented and we are planning to put on another
And now as we stand one hundred eight in number ready to FCCCIVC our dt
plomas we can truly say that the consolidation of the two high schools has proved
1 great blessing to the class of 1935
FRANCES ANNE GREEN Hzstorzan
THE GOLDEN MEMORIES
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Senior Class Song
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