Delavan Darien High School - Era Yearbook (Delavan, WI)

 - Class of 1963

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SERVICE ANYONE? At the beginning of the 1962-63 school year the school board and the superintendent moved their offices to 412 Walworth Avenue. Shown at the left are Mrs. Vaughn; the school accountant, and Mrs. Knight the school secretary, in their new office. The two office girls, hard at work in the picture on the right are Diane Zitko and Dor thy Miller. Both are kept constantly busy with their work in the office. The custodians pictured at the left are Mr. Wiser, Mr. Fehrm, and Mr. Wendorf. These three men can often be seen busily working around the school. Mrs. Siert, Mrs. Hipp, Mrs. Kooistra, Mrs. Wendorf and Mrs. Seibert (not pictured) are the cooks at D-DHS who prepared the noon meals throughout the 1962-63 school year. Four of them were at school daily to prepare delicious hot meals for the students. 5

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SCHOOL BOARD BOARD MEMBERSHIP CHANGES WITH MRS. LAUTERBACH S RESIGNATION It was with great reluctance that the Board of Education accepted the resignation of Mrs. Lauterbach in 1962. She had been president for two years prior to her resignation and a board member since the board was formed in 1955. Mrs. Lauterbach contributed a great deal to the organization and traditions of D-DHS and is a past president of the PTA. With her resignation Mr. Lyons was elected president. Mr. Stewart was elected vice president, and Mr. Llewellyn became the new board member. Mr. Irvine Llewellyn was appointed to the school board when Mrs. Lauterbach resigned. He now holds the position of director. Mr. Llewellyn is a past president of the Chamber of Commerce and was an artillery officer in the U.S. Army. He is employed at the Citizens Bank of Delavan. Mr. Francis Lyons was elected president in 1962 when Mrs. Lauterbach resigned. He has served on the board since 1959 and was elected vice president in 1960. Mr. Lyons is a World War 11 Navy Veteran and is a past commander of the American Legion. He is a local post office employee. Mr. Donald Beardsley has held the position of clerk on the board since 1955, when the board was formed. He is a former Darien School Board member and is a past president of the Walworth County School Boards Association. He is a prominent farmer in the Delavan-Darien area. Mr. Russell Stewart was elected vice president of the board in 1962. He was a Walworth County School Board member and has been a member of the Dclavan-Darien Board since 1960. Mr. Stewart is an area farmer and works very closely with the 4-H as a project leader. Dr. J. A. Carroll has served as treasurer of the board since it was formed. He is an Osteopathic physician and Surgeon and has been practicing in this area since 1937. Dr. Carroll is a Past Grand Knight of the Knights of Columbus, and a member of the City-Planning Commission. 4



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A view of the entrance to the Borg Memorial Field, a few weeks before its completion, is shown above. The football field and track arc directly behind the brick wall in the back of the picture, and the entrance to the bleacher section is to the left. On the afternoon of the dedication ceremony, a student body pep assembly was held in the new stadium. That assembly, which marked the first real use of the stadium, is pictured above. At 7:00 p.m. on Friday, October 26, 1962, tire George W. Borg Memorial Field was dedicated This tremendous $200,000--plus athletic plant, including a stadium, a Grasstex track, a football field, and six tennis courts, was a result of the generosity of the late Ceorgc W. Borg. The highlight of the dedication ceremony was the lighting of the field by Mrs. Borg, following the presentation of the official documents and keys to the school board and Mr. Lond Rodman. The appreciation of the D-DHS student body was shown by Ray Blake, captain of the 1962 football team, and Phil Kilkenny, president of the student council. Music by the high school band concluded the dedication ceremony. Following the dedication, the Comets played an A LOOK AT THE BORG STADIUM Donations from the Student Council, Varsity Club, CAA, and past graduating classes of D-DHS were combined to purchase the fine scoreboard for the stadium which is shown above. exciting football game against the Burlington Demons. The original announcement of plans for the stadium was made by the school board and the Borg Foundation Trustees at a student body assembly in the spring of 1962. The idea was enthusiastically accepted by the students and the adults in the area. Actual construction of the stadium began during the summer by T. S. Willis and Company, general contractors. The athletic plant was nearly completed for the dedication ceremony and football game, October 26. Students of D-DHS and citizens of the Delavan-Darien area will long remember and appreciate the generosity of the late Mr. Borg and the Borg Foundation. 6

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