Ferndale High School - Reflector Yearbook (Johnstown, PA)

 - Class of 1941

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ALMA MA ,-.-,- ..,,.,,. .. , ,.,, 1 PER Let our voices loudly ringing, Echo lar and near, Songs of praise thy children singing To thy memory dear! Alma mater, alma mater, Tender, fond and true, l-lere's to you our alma mater, All our vows renew. Y n 1 REFLECTCDR Cnce again ..... lt's time to tell in word and picture . . . ARY ANNA MILLER, Edit l The story ol: the year IQLLO-IQLH as compiled by the Senior Class ol Ferndale High School in Johnstown, Penna. or 9 MARY FLORENCE SNYDER, Business l5 Manager 9 PAUL KUNKLE, Faculty Ad oxlnflm Editors and re- porters galore re- presenting every class, have told the story in their own individual style and ability. As tar as possible every student's et- tort has been un- censored, making this year's RE'- FLECTOR an ac- tual production by the YOUTH ot FERNDALE HIGH. TE LLS ITS STORY QXAMS QL A5935 CLOTHES FRKENDS War paint Learning to do it 1-gl-1 - l aff 3 Q K 34 . K.- CS: ATHLW N. Would you like a bite? YOUTI-I'S PROBLEMS Lite is made up ot, forming duties, fl living, preparing for tasks will tion Will not education and each ot us solve these ot our lives. Gradua- ot us, our names for the most part will even opportunity may appear to slight us realize it isn't We do it, that is pass us by, yet, it We can the Way in which Pbpxdf TEACHER : PHOTOGRAPHER AQMJQWLM COUNSELOR : FRIEND : WISECRACKER For his friendship and service to the students at Ferndale, the Class of 1941 takes this opportunity to express its esteem for Mr. Grant Custer, teacher of science and mathematics. His humorous, likeable manner has earned him the respect and cooperation of all those who know him. The Class will always remember Mr. Custer as a true friend. Corner of Henrv and Harlan , X ,K , X K x 'f " '91, 'X . - -' Elf' es W e p r 0 ud! Auditor ium Entrance Sure an' we salute our alma mater . . for it holds precious memories of yesterday and gives us opportunities for tomorrow. A Q YOU E H 1 TRUDUC T YO 1107 Affiss Moozwcy ffice Secretary Miss Da vis School Nurse Planning for our future education The Board of Education is made up of five faithful Ferndale citizens. Confronted with many problems, this group is intrusted with the care and policies of the school system, the selection of teachers, the yearly budget for the continued operation of the school, as Well as executing other odds and ends which make up a complete modern school program. The board, consisting of Mr. Edward Bell, who serves as presi- dent, Mr. Harry E. Ieroy, vice-president, Mr. Harry Miller, treasurer, Mr. Harry B. Schrock, secretary, and Mr. Orin C. Naugle, realizes the importance of keep- ing in step with the times and has done all Within its power to make our school advance in education. As We study in modernly equipped school rooms in one of the most up-to-date school buildings in this district and are instructed by competent teachers, We often forget that we should probably not have these advantages if our school board were not so pro- gressive. To the board members who merit much praise, we express our appreciation for the things they have accomplished in our behalf. Ieroy I Miller Bell Schrock C Naugle T O FERNDALE'S EXECUTIVES llll LEFT TO RIGHT: Naugle, Mil Keller, Bell, Schrock. Ieroy. W. RX AND NOW FOR TOMORROW . GEORGE W. TOWNSEND . . . A. B .... M. A. . . . Susquehanna University . . . University of Pittsburgh . . . Algebra . . . American History . . . General Sci- ence . . . Reflector . . . Aviation-Science Club MARY SPANGLER . . . California State Teachers Col- '--, lege . . . Pennsylvania State College . . . University , RJ'IXPittsburgh . . . University of West Virginia . . . f J,"'- English . . . Literature . . . Social Studies 1, .72 9.f : 1 - I I BYRON A. KUHS . . . A. B .... Gettysburg College . . . Pennsylvania State College . . . Civics . . . Eng- lish . . . Dramatic Club . . . Reflector . . . Dramatic Assemblies HERBERT W. ENGLISH . . . B. S .... Millersville State Teachers College . . . Bowling Green Business Col- lege . . . University of Pittsburgh . . . Bookkeeping . . . Typewriting . . . Iunior Business Training HOMER S. HILL . . . A. B .... University of Pitts- burgh . . . Problems ol Democracy . . . English . . . Courier KENNETH MOORHEAD . . . B. S .... M. Ed. . . . Indiana State Teachers College . . . University ot Pittsburgh . . . Shorthand . . . Typing . . . Commer- cial Geography . . . Commercial Law . . . HiY Club VIEVA WONDER . . . B. S .... Indiana State Teach- Aff!-if Q ers College . . . Home Economics . . . Personality Club . . . Girl Reserves ETHEL NEIDLINGER LAWTHER . . . B. S .... Kutztown State Teachers College . . . Librari n . . . English sse bl 47 ' - Z d GRACE M. HETRICK . . . . B .... Albright College . . . New York University . . . Columbia University . . . English , . . French . . . Dramatic Club FACULTY . . . caught loafing t12l RUTH I. HETRICK . . . A. B .... Albright College X! .t . . . I EATS . . . how those fellows go alter them J , FRANKLIN GEORGE . . . B. S. . . . Teachers College . . . Columbia University versity of Pittsburgh . . . Geography . . Studies . . . Assistant Coach . . . Hi-Y BRUCE M. FISHER . . . B. S .... Iuniata College . . . University oi Pennsylvania . . . University of Pittsburgh . . . Director of Athletics . . . Physical Education . . . Health . . . Biology . . . F Club Pennsylvania State College Columbia Uni sry . . . Bucknell University . . . Latin . . . Health . . . Physical Education . . . Social Studies . . . Athletic Club. HOMER C. BAKER . . . B. S .... Indiana State Teachers College . . . Music Supervisor . . . Band . . . . . . Orchestra . . . Spring Concert . . . Boys' and Girls' Clee Clubs . . . Swing Band . . . Swing Chorus . . . Violin Class L GRANT CUSTER . . . B. S .... California State Teach- ers College . . . Chemistry . . . Biology . . . Plane Geometry . . . Physics . . . Photography Club LAURENCE WOLF . . . B. S. . . . Buffalo State Teachers College . . . Mechanical Drawing . . . Industrial Arts Club . . . Boy Scouts C. GEORGE BOERSTLER . . . B. S .... Edinboro State Teachers College . . . Art . . . Spelling . . . English . . . Art Club PEARL S. LICHTENFELS . . . A. B .... University of Pittsburgh . . . Columbia University . . . Mathema- tics . . . Clothing Club PAUL KUNKLE . . . B, S .... M. Ed .... Indiana State Teachers College . . . University of Pittsburgh . . . Principal of the Grade School . . . Reflector . . . Boy Scouts STUDY THE NEXT CHAPTER! BY WAY OF I TRODUCTIO . . . We present the foundation ot the school, the student body. As suggested by the theme, YOUTH LOOKS FORWARD, We have en- deavored to give the readers a briet ot the student's outlook on lite. Then We turn to the intormal routines ot school and present YOUTH'S SOCIAL LIFE. We give you a bird's eye view ot the activities Within the numer- ous student organizations. Every school is proud ot its athletes and every stu- dent takes pride in showing his colors. We have set aside a part ot the book in which YOUTH GIVES A CHEER tor the many athletic activities. "All work and no play makes lack a dull boy." Have you ever heard this maxim? Natu- rally, We agree Whole-heartedly and present tor you a short on YOUTH'S FAVORITE PASTIMES. 1141 SENIORS : IUNIURS : SU!'HO,fW'1URlCS : l"RESHMlCN YOUTH LOOKS FCRWARD The "Wrecking Crew" S , 0 AA ll fx 4.1. xg, E5 Ar I q Ba Bcihl Belt F ,X W ' Belkih R. ' Blair Blough, I. P . Blough, . Boerstler Bra t Boy Bra th Bruce Carlmark Carney I Y Our Smiling Chef HERE COMES . . . a parade of youth , Co. young, gay and courageous! IOHN ARMSTRONG . . . "The sport I was interested in was football: although I did not play, I liked to see our team play. When we won, I was happy but, when we lost, I just said, 'Well, some one had to lose and our team can't win all the time.' " ROBERT BARNES . . . "My plan after graduation is simple and complete. The steel mills are offering apprenticeships to those who are willing to learn. Within a few years one can work in these mills or others, as long as one has learned his trade." DAVID BEIHI. . . . "The most interesting thing in school is chemistry class. ln it theory and prac- tice are combined making it the most worthwhile science subject for the average student. The re- sulting good convinces me that chemistry should be taken by everyone." ' EDITH BELTZ . . . "As I have always been very much interested in all phases of typing, it is my desire to become a good, reliable typist for some firm. I am also interested in taking shorthand notes, and transcribing all types of material." RUDOLPH BELTZ . . . "After I graduate, I shall try to find a job in the mills. It I do not find any suc- cess in doing this, I shall join the Coast Artillery of the United States." SARA BLAIR . . . "Since we haven't a written state- ment from Sara herself, we are not, able to give any information concerning our former classmate who left school during the year for marriage." IAMES BLOUGH . . . "There are several vocations which interest me. Drafting, farming, construction work and truck driving are among them. I choose several because I think that one alone is not enough. Disqualification in one vocation lets open chances for another." PAUL BLOUGH . . . "The thing I will miss most after graduation will be my classmates. I have found them to be very fond friends as well as good company. There will be many new friends after graduation but few so good as these." EMMA BOERSTLER . . . "After graduation I plan to rest during the summer and then begin to work again. Although financial problems may alter my plans, I expect to enter Cambria-Rowe Business College and then seek a secretarial position. My greatest ambition is to travel." BETTY BRANT . . . "I have go en much good from my high school years. Having made many new acquaintances, school has helped me to under- stand and get along with other people. Through the knowledge which I have obtained, I feel bet- ter prepared for the future." DAVID BOYER . . . "After graduation I intend to work during the summer and go to college in the fall of the same year. It is my intention to study medicine and surgery, although at what school has not been decided as yet." MARIAN BRANTHOOVER . . . "What I will miss most after I have graduated are my classmates and teachers. For, it may be the last time I shall see them. My four years with them will always be pleasant memories to look back upon." WILLIAM BRUCE . . . "Football is not just a game of rough and tumble. It requires a sound body, the ability to think, and above all-courage. Sportsman- ship and leadership are important factors. One learns to take part in a contest, and to participate with other contestants." P MAY CARLMARK . . . "I will miss most the com- panionship of my fellow students. After four years of close association it is rather a shock to realize that I will probably never see three-fourths of my classmates again. These friendships will truly be a loss to me." VIRGINIA CARNEY . . . "After graduation I intend to go to Cambria-Rowe Business School. When my course is finished, I intend to obtain a position in an office. Later, I wish to travel through the western and southern parts of the United States." I NIA.-5 W cm N One look leads you to see . . . DONALD CHAPPELL . . . "My plans after gradu- ation are to become employed in some kind of civil service work, since it is pleasant work, pays above average, gives vacations and sick leaves with pay, pensions, equal opportunity for advancement, with no preference given, and no lay offs." DONALD CLAWSON . . . "After I graduate I will miss the friends I have associated with these four years. Taking part in school activities such as ath- letics, dances, movies will be a memory. The friend- ly teachers who helped me graduate will be missed also." HELEN CLAWSON . . . "I would like to have a job in an office. After I graduate I am going to come back to school for a post-graduate course if possible, then when better prepared in my work I plan to go to Cambria-Rowe." ALBERT CRUICKSHANK . . . "After graduation my plans are to apply for a position with a substan- tial firm. The money thus gained is to be desig- nated in a fund which in the future shall enable me to attend college at least one year." WILLIAM CLAWSON . . . "After graduation in May there is a position waiting at a local dairy store serving ice cream to the public. In the mean time I'll try to find a position as an apprentice machinist or draitsman to learn a good trade. I may, too, try for a government civil service position." KENNETH DANIELS . . . "Because of the training football gives one, it interests me most. It trains the mind and muscles to co-ordinate as a unit. Another advantage is the rest it gives the mind from other work which requires the use of the brain." ROBERT DICK . . . "When I graduate from high school I would like to enter the photography pro- fession. One reason for this is that I became in- terested in photography in the school club and liked itg and, in addition, it presents so many good opportunities." TI-IELMA DAVIS . . . "After graduation, I shall miss the fun I've had in school, also the friends I've made during the past twelve years, the clubs I belonged to, and, most of all, the teachers that patiently taught us our studies." ARTHUR ELLIOTT . . . "The classes interested me as a pupil the most because of the subjects chosen: they were most helpful and interesting. The teach- ers discussed in classes problems of interest, help- ing us along in life and putting us on the right way of it." MARY FALSONE . . . "I plan, after graduation, to find a job connected with office work. In school this was one of my favorite activities, and I would like to continue along the same work in the busi- ness world where I hope to find success." WILLIAM ESCH . . . "My plans after graduation are to go to work for six or seven months and possibly save some money to help towards going to school. I plan to study art because it is the only subject that I am particularly interestd in. After doing this, I intend to enter the commercial art field." GRACE FALSONE . . . "Movies have interested me in high school, because they gave me a chance to be free from school work. Movies, besides being en- tertaining, are also educational and of value to everyone that sees them." OLIVE GILBERT . . . "After graduation I plan to spend the summer at home during which I will keep my eyes open for a position. If, at the end of summer, I am not satisfied, I shall go to school most likely to study art." IEAN FOLTZ . . . "High school years are the hap- piest period in your life. Those free hours before and after school when you conversed with others, the many social activities and the friendships ac- quired are fond memories. After graduating you grow away from those you have known for four grand years." DOROTHY FITZGIBBON . . . "The most pleasurable and profitable way to spend time is reading. A piece of writing can hold up to a reader the hap- piness, the temptations, the sorrows and ideals of others. Writings are the connection between the old world and the new. Reading is knowledge." I lv t Stand up cmd listen ...,...W.Q..., si Chappell Clawson, D. Clawson, H. , 2 FW is 4 '1 7 I PM , fl- lglrfckshanbcv w' , l Lifyflaaniglzn , Z .Ziff I X D' k ' E Dlxcvis Xi . Elliott 1' NQA Falsone. M. Esch Falsone, G. Gilbert Foltz ' Fitzgibbon Gangwcry! Here we come I' J' Us' if I V X, -x Now look pretty. A l' that we're a real HIT! 1193 .14 x' 2 X ,U 14 Look cd those poses Heavy readers? si N, ffefshi N e altlxe rx nth f Hall Heilmann ser H s 1 G ff Hin ci man 'M Hoffman Honmla Hood Hildebrand U Hou er Hufman Hunt Hurrell Kern AH ! it's wonderful marvelous stupendous But seriously . . . LEROY HALL . . . "Before I came to high school I was very self-conscious and could not look at any one: therefore, I hated school and had few friends. High school has changed this a little so that now I have more friends and enjoy school." FRANCIS HEILMANN . . . "My plans after I finish school are to get a job, save money, buy a motor- cycle and have S100 with which to go to Florida for work. If I can't get anything there, I shall come home for work, to save to go to California." ROBERT HERSHISER . . . "A boy should at least obtain a high school education, even if college is beyond him. It has helped me to overcome shyness, weaknessesg now, I am better prepared to enter the higher manhood to which I am entitled." PEARL HESALTINE . . . "I feel that I have benefited a great deal by going to high school. While at- tending school I not only gained knowledge but I learned to mix and mingle with people at ease. Both my intelligence and friendships have been in- creased by attending high school." BETTY GRACE GRIFFITH . . . "To be a worthy nurse is my life's aim. To be able to .help others through pain is ample reward for difficult work done to truly qualify me for credit due one who helps his fellow men." IAMES HINDMAN . . . "The most interesting litera- ture I have read in high school was taught in English class. We have read many interesting books written by many of the best authors. In class we have many of the best fiction along with non- fiction books." GLENN HOFFMAN . . . "I have always looked for- ward to the time when I would kecome a Senior and graduate. It really seems a very long time but now I realize that my years in school were the best years of my life." IANET HOOD . . . "After I have graduated from high school, I am planning to attend Cambria-Rowe Business College. I am going to study shorthand and typewriting. I also hope to study and learn the operation of some machines that are now used in office work." IOSEPHINE HOMOLA . . . nlmmediatey after gradu- ating I shall place my application everywhere pos- sible. I intend to become a professional singer. Since this is my ambition, I feel that with plenty of hard work, confidence, perseverence and per- sonality, I shall be successfu1." we Clfe SE IORS! -. - f 6' 34:5 Vg.-I -ff V Q t 1? nity' 1- Z f iff I - . N -a- X T9 " N. -5 f-f in - ,' 9 7' V 5 ea ,,, 4 . ffl fs I ...glam 'A ,j. ,X 'Q 7 'E , "7 y vi N' tr ,- l l IWIUIAII , l I W flenvfi' - BLAIR HILDEBRAND . . . "Football interested me most in high school because it consumed most of my leisure time after school. It helped improve my physical makeup and mental alertness. It has caused me to know more people and more people to know me, and to build a very close relationship with my teammates and coaches." MIRIAM HOUSER . . . "All through my life, as I can remember, my plans and ambitions have been to be a secretary. In preparing for the work that I hope to do, I have taken two years each in bookkeeping, shorthand, and typing." IACK HUFMAN . . . "What interested me most in high school was football. It was a sport that de- veloped a stronger physique and a more refined mental attitude. Almost every boy, who participated in this game, found it enjoyable and interesting." CURTIS HUNT . . . "Of greatest interest to me dur- ing my high school education was the inter-class sports. From this activity I learned that only team work can win a game. Secondly, I learned how to win and lose-the greatest problem we face today." IOANN HURRELL . . . "What I plan to take up after graduating is beauty culture. From what I have read and learned from other people, this field is comparatively full. This, however, does not dis- courage me because I feel that if I am good enough there will be room for me." IOLANA KERN . . . "Since I have taken a commer- cial course in high school, my plan after graduation is to work as a stenographer or typist. If this is not available, I desire to work in the sewing fac- tory or as a clerk." A CHALLEY GE! aim for the best today ROSE KIRCHNER . . . "I shall miss many things, but most important are my friends. I see them every day, but after graduation we may never see each other again. I have found out what true friendship is and will miss my 'pals' sincerely." NANCY KLEPACK . . . "The Personality Club has been a very interesting club to me. Discussions be- tween the girls and talks in the club have been a help because they gave many helpful points on things which girls like to know about and which also help in cultivating a pleasing personality." THARON KNEPPER . . . "After graduation I would like to be a stenographer. For the past four years, I have prepared for this kind of work. After work- ing a few years I'd like to travel through western United States and then visit South America." IENNIE KOKORUDA . . . "Due to the incompletion of her school year, Iennie has not furnished us with information of her future." SYLVIA KUMERDAY . . . "I have obtained much good from high school. If I had not attended high school, I would not be able to fulfill my ambitions, since a high school education is necessary to ob- tain a job as a secretary or clerk, the two vocations which interest me." RICHARD LEVERGOOD . . . "The thing that inter- ested me most in high school was the sports that the school furnished us: and the most important was football, playing the game for the thrill of it and the way that it builds up your body." SYLVIA LIKAR . . . "During my four years in high school, I have become acquainted with many stu- dents, some of whom I may never see again. I al- ways have had a nice time with them and really will miss them once we have graduated." WILLIAM MARKEL . . . "I believe I have learned much in high school. The lessons acquired in school among which the functions of nature in science courses along with the practical courses will serve me well in later life." MARY MAYSTROVICH . . . "Friends are what I'11 miss mostly after graduation. After we are through school it will be hard to gain friends as close as those of our classmates and teachers. We do not appreciate the advantage of school until it is almost too late." IACK MELVIN . . . "The Hi-Y was the most in- teresting activity I had in high school. Since we had our own club room and used the gymnasium, there were many recreation facilities, besides the teaching of development of character and ways of aiding others." CHARLES MILLER . . . "I plan after graduation to try to get a job in the mill and if I don't suc- ceed in the first five months after graduation: I shall try to join the army or navy." MARY ANNA MILLER . . . "Now that I am leaving high school I regard people and things differently. I realize now the importance of friends. The work has helped me conquer myself and my tasks which are behind me and those yet to come." AUDREY MOSEBARGER . . . "I have always said I will be glad when I finish high school, but when I am out I am sure I will miss those swell assem- blies and movies, our Girl Reserve parties, cheer- ing at the football games and, most of all, I shall miss the many friends I made." DORIS MURRAY . . . "The most outstanding things I shall miss when I leave Ferndale High are the extra curricular activities which have taught me that I have a place in this world, and my friends who are a part of my cherished memories." AMELIA NAHTIGAL . . . "Entrance to high school is a big moment in anyone's life, but especially in mine. Being ignorant of many things, much have I learned and added to my scanty store of knowl- edge. My ambition is to learn and to do better in the future." -in I , n 1541 UV ' Q r ' The speaker of the day Q, lx h er J V' l Q N Q + J ,X ov 4 ,Q W N g l Lk ,F Q- .Q is Markcl , ' , X . Maystruvich XS ' ' - V " . K. 1 QX X K . . sg? we 15 . , X HRW 0 an Q 3 ' ff ,Q x Q , Melvin k gk' an J! J Miner, C. Q Miller. M. A. Q K - 4 X ' 35, X X, ' fi r gf! V9 Figure that one out I'll take Cx steak and you'll make the grade tomorrow Look at that strut Ripple 3' A gl LL X . r Ll - 3 w, V R 1 B 5 . M 5 R 1 D - fm 39 82125 b K dl?" I pledge allegiance IT' A TIP! . . . something to remember that old gang of mine. .. O FOOLlN'! DONALD OHS . . . "During my four years in high school football interested me most. The heated con- flicts which arose in the different games we played, playing the game for all it was worth, and for the way it helped build one in mind and body, made football my favorite." PHYLLIS OTTO . . . "It always has been in my mind to follow something in the medical profession. Since I am not financially able to take up a medical course, I will try to be a nurse which will possibly fulfill my desire." IAMES PATCH . . . "Once again Ferndale stepped into the limelight with its dramatical accomplish- ment, the "Kind Lady." The brilliant characteriza- tion of this drama by the players has received great appraisal from everyone. The play, being very highly dramatical, was a great task to undertake, but I enjoyed it." CARLO PERACCHIO . . . "My plan after gradua- tion is to seek employment in the mills. Anything will do to start. But later I would like a job as time- keeper or paymaster, some job of this sort which is not dirty and pays a livable wage." ROBERT PETZ . . . "When I graduate I would like to work for the government, by joining the navy. Our country is so big and strong and our govern- ment is so secure, I'm sure I will make good if I get this opportunity." ELDON PITTMAN . . . "There are many things I like to do, but the one I like most is conversing with other people. I like to discuss matters with them on any subject and to make it interesting. While mingling with other people one builds up a personality which is a great asset to your future career." KATHRYN POLIPPO . . . "To me, the most interest- ing and enjoyable pastime is dancing. It seems to thrill and impress me more than any activity I have ever entered. Owing to the small amountljof knowl- edge I possess of dancing, as a career it would not impress me, but as a hobby it enchants me." DORIS POLLOCK . . . "Through my father's aid, I may have a position waiting for me if I can prove myself worthy of it. It is a position as stenographer. The course which I took in school prepared me for this type of work." BETTY PRITTS . . . "After graduation my plans are to try to secure a position in an office, but if there is no place for me in the business world, I will go to New York and take up the study of dancing so I will be able to teach other people this art." DEAN RHODES . . . "Playing in the orchestra is an extra curricular activity which has been of great value to me. It helped to improve my musical and mental ability. By doing this I am able to raise for myself a higher standard in the musical world." GARNET RHODES . . . "I have learned the value of a pleasing personality. This was accomplished most- ly through the Personality Club. A very specific study of helpful mottos were exchanged. This one has helped me, 'although you can't have the best in life make the best of what you have."' GLADYS RIPPLE . . . "I have been planning for the last four years to become a nurse after I have finished school. Although I have been told it is hard work, I am still determined to be one." HELEN ROSTOCHAK . . . "My plans after gradua- tion are not many. I have been thinking of the many jobs available, and the one that appeals to me the greatest is to become a clerk in one of the stores in our vicinity. Therefore, I am sure I can be a success in this field." BETTYQRUMMEL . . . "After graduation I will miss the fine friendships gained while in school. We learn more each day by conversing with others, and also through our teachers, who are patient and willing to help us in their kind way. These are cherished memories." DEAN RUMMEL . . . "After graduation and until August 20, 1941 I will have to work on a part time job. When I'm eighteen, I will apply for a job in the mill or in a garage, since mechanics is my hobby." sd' . ......... Hail to our colors, the BLACK and GOLD IOSEPH RYCHAK . . . "I think the most interesting vocations are electricity, radio, and mechanics, which contain an absorbing interest and a potential source of practical knowledge. Here are needed trained, ambitious, individuals to supply new improvements and developments, and to add to our daily com- fort." LEIGHTON RUMMEI. . . . "The vocation that interests me most is mechanical drawing. It is simple and there is a large field for employment. More men are needed to make plans for machines. Mechanical drawing is the subject in which I am most inter- ested and that I like the best." IOSEPHINE SCAVUZZO . . . "One of the things that I am going to miss the most after graduation is my friends. It almost breaks my heart to think that we may never meet again, unless by mere luck we happen to run into each other. After graduation there are new and different fields of activities which we must all be ready to perform, and here is where We must all depart, for better or for worse." VIVIAN SCHWEITZER . . . "High school gave me many memories which I shall never forget. Even though work discouraged me at times there was always someone to cheer me. I can truthfully say the happiest four years of my life were spent in high school." WILLIAM SELL . . . "I plan to work with my father after graduation. After working with him for a short time, I would like to take a course in aviation which has always been one of my pet hobbies." ANNA MAE SHULL . . . "The most enjoyable part of my high school life has been my Girl Reserve mem- bership. Promoting many friendships, it really was worthwhile and constructive because I was taught to help others. Yes, being a Girl Reserve was the best part." RUTH SIVITS . . . "My first plan after graduation is to obtain a job in some down-town store. If this is impossible I am likely to take up the beauty trade or personnel work. To work among people is my . u Ulm.. 1 MARY FLORENCE SNYDER . . . "Have I gotten any good from high school? I certainly have. In Fern- dale High I was taught sportsmanship, leadership, to be individualistic in my thinking aside from the regular course. High school has undoubtedly made me a better individual." ETHEL SPORY . . . "My future plans after gradua- tion are: first, to take a two-year pre-nursing course: then, to go in training for three years in the hos- pital, hoping to be a graduate nurse and to con- tinue further in this field." RICHARD SPOTZ . . . "The photography club is an activity which I have learned about and I think will help me in later life. Photography today is seen on battle fields, in newspapers, picture telling books, air views and many other things. In choosing this activity I think I will not stop at what I learned in school but try to learn more." MARY LOU SWARTZ . . . "Mary Lou left us in the middle of the year to tie the nuptial knot of matrimonyf' FRANK STURM . . . "The xnost interesting vocation to me is the repairing of cars. Car repairing is going to stay here for quite a while. After the first of April, the motor companies stop making cars. Almost everyone will get his old car repaired then." LEROY THIEL . . . "What interested me most in school was movies. To give a movie in school gives you some amusement. But the picture isn't all of the movie idea. Movies take time, therefore, one misses a couple classes the week of the movies." IOHN TODHUNTER . . . "With all of Ferndale's out- standing activities, the thing I will miss most is the spirit. Everyone at our school does his best, or tries very, hard to make a thing gop as a rule, things go over with a bang." FRED THURAU . . . "After I graduate I would like to take up forestry, but seeing that the college cur- riculum is too rigid for me to enter, I cannot enter this as a profession. State College and Mont Alto are the only colleges in Pennsylvania that carry forestry as a course, and their fee is too high for the amount I can afford." .-Eg. : ata yx gk! kgs i 5, . 65 -QF 1 R R 5 S S Q SG N R Long may they wave triumphantly! 4277 ' 1 1 , X pf kk gy.,-lk! Wjjyf X Up ln the CI11'-li s good! Rest for the weary I 5th column O Horrors of practice TO YO ...andyou and you C283 Van H Varner Warilmq XfVacker V V arsm Wright Zimmer Younke Th omas hold onto your -dreams for success! LESLIE VAN HORNE . . . "Aside from acquiring knowledge, high school prepares one for the world. Usually graduates don't go to college, thus the pur- pose of high school is the development of person- ality. This enables a person to get along with man- kind in the world. When a graduate has not learned the laws of life, he has missed the purpose of high school." DEAN VARNER . . . "I am going to work on the farm until I can get work somewhere else. What I would like to do most is drive a truckp later mak- ing a tour through some of the states of the United States." DORIS WARING . . . "Graduation is the cause of many separations and it brings about many fare- wells. I will miss the associations with the fellow- students. To leave them will mean that I am going to lose many hours happily spent with them." BENIAMIN WACKER . . . "I have acquired much from high school. It is true, I could not replace the President of this United States but I have learned the fundamental principles of living. It is my belief that every citizen should have knowledge of these principles in order that Democracy may flourish." ROBERT WARSING . . . "I believe I'll miss my friends the most alter graduation. I'll miss the good times we had in the morning and at dinner time. Many of them I'll never see again and some I'll see only once in awhile." BERNICE WRIGHT . . . "During my high school years the Girl Reserves have interested me very much. Having had an active part in this activity taught me how to assume responsibilities and get along with other girls, younger and older than myself." CHARLES ZIMMERMAN . . . "I have gained much from high school. One of the most important things I have learned is how to get along with people. I have learned the value of good sportsmanship, something that is very much needed today and that many people lack. Other things were also gained." DARL YOUNKER . . . "Sewing and cooking are my delights. I have learned many things 'in Home Economics that make a finished garment look less homemade. Experimenting with foods is something we can do every day. If you don't believe try it some time." ROBERT THOMAS . . . "Bob has not been with us since the first part of the year. He is now working at the Lorain Steel Company." SENIOR CLASS . . . hailed from Ferndale, Riverside, Lorain, Middle Taylor and lack- son Townships as small, shy, "green Freshies" . . . lost in the fog for quite awhile . . . by the end of our Sophomore year had taken quite a lead in school affairs . . . every year became merrier through in- creased enthusiasm and participation in all the school activities .... At last, Iuniors . . . how we waited for our class rings and the Iunior Prom! . . . but we became a care- free, fun-loving group . . . now we are the happy-go-lucky Seniors . . . presented "Kind Lady" after many weeks of practice . . . posed nervously in our best clothes for in- dividual senior pictures . . . waited patiently for an invitation to the Iunior Prom from the "favorite one" . . . stuffed ourselves with Iunior candy bars . . . finally reached our expectation-graduation . . . then came the final triumph-diplomas, but still we hate to say "so long" to all our many friends and happy memories behind us in good ol' Ferndale! Three cheers for our Alma Mater! IN TRODUCING OUR OFFICERS President ............................ William Bruce Vice-Presldent ..........,......... Iack Hufman Secretary ................ Betty Grace Griffith , - rt 1. it I I, 'Q ' . ,y -tl i f r ff' 15- :Ill 'I I I. ' . A A 4- L. and now we turn to the IU IORS IUNIOR CLASS . . , turning back two years in the book of time We find ourselves "green Freshies" standing in awe of our superiors- the dignified upperclassmen . . . We took the usual initiation into all the school affairs and determined to make our places Well es- tablished. As "Freshies" we'll never forget how hard it was to get to school early-ima- gine 8:00 o'clock! After the first year of learning our Way around, we disregarded our greenish touch and elevated our ranks to the "Sophs" . . . helped initiate the in- coming crop of new students . . . really glad now that We were past that part of our schooling but still longing to be Juniors . . . with a year of Work we finally attained our next goal. As Iuniors We are a happy-go-lucky gang . . . fearless of work tif not too muchl We have plunged into practically everything and have taken things quite securely under ATTENTION EVERYONE! President ......... .... R obert Fay Vice-President ...... ..... T helma Rose Sec. Treas. ...... ...... P atty Mitchell our control . . . almost all our boys have graduated as "bench Warmers" and have taken an active part in all sports . . . as well as being enthusiastic fans, the girls, for the third time, captured the interclass basketball and volleyball championships . . . boasted of members in every activity of the school . . . contributed our talents to the band and orchestra . . . some found pleasure in working with the Courier and Reflector staffs . . . in general, Whatever the activity our class was sure to be in on it. FIRST-H. Blough, Heslop, Saylor. Croyle, Rummel. Ierasa, Mitchell Dawson. SECOND-Hamer, Girousky, Bandrowski, Gilliland. Feathers. Hesaltine. Walker, Finlon, R. Blough. THIRD-Kramarsyck, Michalides. Zeiler, Moors. K. Davis. Buck, R. Davis, McVicker. Likar. FOURTH-Klinar, Kamiel, Rose, Koreltz, Bixel, Sanker, Good. Seifert, Martella. IUNIORS Get Your cond Y in R Ogm I 2 FIRST-Wingard, Weimer, Layton. Drosjack, Fay, Chismar, Ceslovnick, Hufman. SECOND-Mr. Townsend, Croyle, Rukosky, Stouppe, Howard, Davis, Louder, Urban, Wilt, Mr. Moorhead. THIRD-Brant, Boyer. Trexel, McGowan, lohnson, Bruce, Allison. Q I noon! Edwards. FOURTH-Brubaker, Cable, Moors, Spotz, Barron. Czerak, Allen, W. Davis, FIFTH-Cams, Constable. Swartz, Ritchey, Frambach, Michaels. SlXTl"l-lVlcAchren, Pes- sagno, Rogers, Edelman, Opel, Hamilton, Most of the groups are socially prom- inent . . . at least, from the looks of things, the Iuniors were seldom missing from any of the school functions . . . especially en- joyed the swing sessions after each weekly basketball game . , . had a prominent part in the Spring Concert but found the thoughts of sitting stiffly at attention so long was very tiring. Easily distinguished as super-salesmen, hounding our pals to buy a candy bar . . . stayed awake at night thinking of the Iunior- Senior Reception, wondering how we could finance it and what suit or gown to wear . . . finally got enough nerve to ask a Senior to accompany me to the Prom . . . then hit dad for a "small loan" and the new car . . . worked quite feverishly putting a new shine on the old job . . . anyway, the affair was a glamorous success . . . the girls looked very sweet and lovely in their new semi- formal attire, escorted by those handsome young men from Ferndale. Senior graduation-how differently we now feel . . . how proudly we are that next year we are the dignified, sophisticated Seniors. ...not at the top but almost there! Youth catches a view SOPHOMORE CLASS . . . much bigger than anyone dreamed of . . . but wait till we tell you about the hits and surprises of this year! Iust a few months ago, we were the Fresh- men . . . but now we look down on them as unimportant "Greenies" and still look up to the Iuniors and Seniors sheepishly as digni- fied ideals. The year held much in store for us . . . struggled through the regular daily routine of biology, English and history, fdon't ask me who Socrates was? . . . soon began participating in nearly all the ac- tivities of the school . . . showed our colors and pledged our entire loyalty to our Alma Mater . . . the males engaged wholeheart- edly in football, basketball, and volleyball while the females found active roles in minor sports, sharing in the interclass basketball and volleyball leagues. The enthusiastic students were always packed in the bleach- ers cheering the school on. We distinguished ourselves as participants in the social affairs of the school . . . played a fiddle in the orchestra, blew a horn in the band, sang in the glee club, or occupied a chair in the Hi-Y or Girl Reserve . . . contributed two lovely majorettes to the band . . . used up much energy to make the Spring Concert a success . . . offered services for the Re- flector and Courier . . . showed our "stuff" by doing the latest steps on the dance floor . . . and believe it or not, took the usual of the SOPH . . . "flops" at the skating party . . . provided enthusiastic cheerleaders with vitamin D plus to lead the screaming mobs . . . never failed to uphold the educational side by having strong representatives on the A-B lists, became less noisy and childish since our Freshman year . . . many of the teachers were thankful for this as more than once we were the cause of many headaches . . . settled down to a year of hard work al- though we didn't kill ourself with too much exerction . . . contributed our share of talent for the school assemblies . . . slightly felt the effects of the spring weather-could it be called "Spring Fever" . . . made a serious attempt to win the volleyball and basketball leagues . . . enjoyed the weekly assemblies and approved the movie program of the school . . . thanks for the school holiday while a few of our loyal teachers signed their "John Henry" on the conscription list . . . our boys went for spring baseball in a big way and took advantage of the rec- reation and pleasure it provided . . . car- ried our candy boxes for several weeks and sold nickel bars to earn enough dough for our Iunior and Senior expenses. Maybe we were a hit, after all! But, still, we are anxiously looking toward next year with hope and expectation-thus occupying the seats of the full-fledged classmen. HAIL OUR LEADERS! President ............. ..,..... L uke Stravasnik Vice-President .............. Kenneth Heider Secretary-Treasurer ...... ..... I ane Foltz Thq 111: gO0dn ess, W . S pe in O longer fresh. les! TOP PICTURE: FIRST-Griffith. Hesaltinc, Wilson, V. Rummel, Byers, Saintz, Auman, Stuver. SECOND- Parks, Cvrkel, Snyder, Sell, Mostoller, S. Zupan. Herbert, Grening, Mr. Kuhs, THIRD-Mr. Hill, Ackerman, B. Alremus, Warsing, Otto, Ritchey, Harris, L. Altemus, Mr. H. W. English. FOURTH-Ream. P. Blough. Chemerys. Michaels, F. Rhodes. Howard, Prosen. Wiegand. FIFTH-Parker, Hindman, Stravasnik, Roberts, Lees, Carney, Harclerode, Heider. SIXTH-Schweitzer, Davis, Leonard, T. Zupan, Brant, Plachy, Harris, Bellz. BOTTOM PICTURE: L. Stahl, Coleman, Blue, Weimer, Kubara. Larson, Iacohs, Foltz. SECOND-Evans, ' ., Naugle, Pollock, Ritchey. Llkmar, Saly. THIRD-R. Stahl. Hassenplug, Plantan, Daniels, LaBrie, Seifert. FOURTH-Utecht, Rager, I. f, Murray, Lees. FIFTH-Sernell, Gilbert, Grcxa, Kolar, FIRST- Davis, Michalldes Gincllesperger, Leventry, Poliacek, Logar, Maldet. Knuf Cieszynski, Sustersic, Tomak. oals rocketing to new g and ambitions su.. mek' re yd Ye resl Phono vi e will be so gr TOP PICTURE: FIRST-B. Wright, Saylor, Carns, Falsone, B, Brendlinger, F. Rhodes, Kelly, Polippo. SECOND-Mrs. Lawther, Horner, M, L. Shaffer. D. Shaffer, Verhovsek, A. Roberts, Davis, Huster, A. Wright, Rummel, Miss Wonder. THIRD'-Beihl, Atkinson, Goff, Shull, Luraine Rhodes, Saintz, Bockel, Sharpe, Ceslovnik. FOURTH-Markel, Sanker, Fisher, Easton, Metzger, Klahre, Hoover, Zahoran. FIFTH-D. Clawson, Wingard, D. Berkebile, Mack. Naugle, Walker, H. Kindzera, Brandrowski. SIXTH-McNair, Henney, Carney, Leona Rhodes, I. Brendlinger, M. Miller, Breitenstine, Lazer. SEVENTH--Shikalla, D. Kindzera, Zore, Zimmerman, N. Todhunter, Hofecker, M. Todhunter, Rubrecht, V. Berkebile. BOTTOM PICTURE: FIRST-Shaffer, R. Hesaltine, Benford, Daugherty, Hassenplug, Mitchell, Croyle, Kimmel. SECOND-Muchesko, Pinelli. Dibert, Miller, Iones, Mishler, R. Wright, Petz, Mr. Boerstler. THlRD-Fetzer, Ice Soho, Bevec, Homola, lames, G. Roberts, Heider, Nahtigal. FOURTH- Hemminger, Schuster, Sharbaugh, Lint, Drosjack, Armstrong, Howard, Pittman. FIFTH- Simler, Welteroth, Gilbert, P. Clawson, Frambach, Adams, Esch. SIXTH-Griffith, Tom- lgowski,FlYlichaels, Iolm Soho, McDermott. Benshoff, Roth, Baumbaugh, Krope, Geisler. wick, eix. I t's our guess, you don't know the half of it--- l34l "FRE HIES"...take a tip from your superiors who know the ropes. MR. FRANK KELLER, SUPERVISING PRIN- CIPAL, MAKES THESE SUGGESTIONS TO YOU: "Every member of the 1944 Ferndale High School Class should have acquired from his Freshman schooling an unshakable faith in self, a firmer moral standard, and a keener satisfaction in living agreeably with other people. The continuation of these acquirements aids further educational growth. Obtaining an education is a slow process. Knowledge is not acquired as easily as a new coat. It might be compared to your body's acquisi- tion of a new skin which requires a seven- year process. The many classroom discussions, the various oral and written reports, the re- quired and selected courses of the cur- riculum are only vehicles that help bring education to you. Also worthwhile plays, athletics and appreciation of nature help you along the educational highway. Music will also aid you. You should learn to dis- tinguish between music as mere motion, and music as a mover of souls. Whether you know it or not, you are a stockholder of civilization. Therefore, press on in such a way as to neither diminish the capital stock nor to reduce the dividend." WILLIAM BRUCE, SENIOR CLASS PRESI- DENT SAYS, "As a Senior, I wish to give to my underclassmen, the "Freshies", many of the special advantages and joys received from athletics . . . Football, a major sport, trains the body physically and mentally . . . Although long and Weary hours of practice are required, each one in itself is different and fascinating . . . courage and more courage is needed . . . A successful team is made only through the determination of its players . . . each player must possess high spirit . . . In order to be a good athlete you must work hard in the fundamentals during your four years of training . . . these practical rules are applied to all other athletics." ' 5- 5 yy ' V5 if ,lr ,.,,' - M ww -sm I N 1 Y if I I6 ,rfjtl ' Q fllfw' ,P I I - .X . Q Yi" , A-:Jw W f l rif f f f it if . N 1 I ' . f ,et .4 - 5+ ll- f I' Q l,iv3???'? 1 ' Q y ,y y 7 lt Li L' I U X1 OUR SOPHOMORE PRESIDENT, LUKE STRAVASNIK, STATES: "Freshies, do you want to be popular? If so, you should take an active part in all the school functions. Be sociable. Social activity plays a large part in your life as a studentp it develops cooperation, initiative and leadership . . . gives opportunities for self expression and creative work. Don't fail to benefit from the amusements and good times you can obtain. Whatever your tastes and likes are, Fern- dale has a club or organization to satisfy you. Come on, "Freshies", be a good fellow and step right out next year . . . follow your upperclassmen and get into the swing of things. There's a good time in store for each of you, everything imaginable, but you must take the initiative." 1 ?:'?f?5WW" ' ' ' 4 4 J J,-.5 . 5- a . Y. - 11,1-Y 'WLXYE ,DAQ 1 Jfgrp. ,mein- .zw :VP g:.."'1 q J-1, -.,. ,E-,-ff-,L ..n' .fmt .v H 41. in .g 455 -N "fun ' may :- , .4 jf. 1. . .-A 5 ,, 1, .X ,mfg , : 1 F mx: ' J", V , ., "Q -w . .1 Q-' .' .' Nl' I v v,1..f-1.13 ' m . an 1- E ,gh L -iwsg'--C' .f H331 xwlx .Mfx L f I , 'wa'-' L' Y" ul' I -' f" 'h-H115 L"1 -1 ,.,,5,. L , wJ 4, 'af' 5, 1 -x -4,,, -G'Q', 1 ms- .v H x ORGANIZATIONS : CLUBS : ACTIVITIES : PALS YOUTI-I'S SOCIAL LIFE all-1 The editors give you the scoops of the year. EDITORS . . . bursting with news COURIEB . . . What's the excitement?-the Courier is out! Reportorial assignments, deadlines, page layout, copy, and mimeo- graphing-these are familiar expressions to those persons interested in journalism who voluntarily devote their time to publishing a magazine each month for the school. For the students the paper performs the service of training in journalistic writing and layouts, and of training in executive abilities. For the school the paper sum- marizes the educational, athletic, and social events and informs the public concerning the progress and activities of the school. Aims for the present year included wider and better news coverage, more artistic page layouts, fthanks to Olive Gil- bertl, personal humor, wider sports cover- age, with a special endeavor to add in- dividuality and human interest throughout. We added a new but well known gossip page called, "Under the Hat" which is written by that mysterious person called "Hattie". The Courier staff personalities were: Editor, Mary Florence Snyderp Assistant Editors, Patty Mitchell, Betty Grace Griffith: Art Editor, Olive Gilbertg Reporters, Lois lean Hassenplug, Albert Cruickshank, La- Vern Lees, Rose Kirchner, Ruth Weimer, Curtis Hunt, Nancy Todhunter, Lois Saylor, LEFT TO RIGHT: Miller, Snyder Schweitzer, Van Horne. Griffith. REFLECTOR . . . many hours of dreaming. planning, and working have gone into the compiling of this, the l94l edition of the Reflector which we now present for your approval. We have attempted to present for you an accurate record of the many experi- ences of the school year, 1940-4l, which you have enjoyed because you shared an in- timate part in them. We have endeavored to make you the principal theme of our undertaking. Your activities, from the open- ing day of school to the last, furnish the backbone of our production. May you look back in future years, when your memory grows a little rusty, and live again with re- newed enjoyment the years 1940-41 at Ferndale. A number of changes have been made this year in the arrangement of the script material and new informal ideas have been incorporated in the general layout of the pages. We hope you enjoy the informality of this year's edition. A scrap-book section has been added in place of the usual business ads. By using a little paste and a pair of scissors, we want you to file away all the hundreds of odds and ends you have collected since you first started to school. It is the sincere wish of each member of the staff that the Reflector of l94l will be a real pleasure to all its readers. The Editorial Staff: Mary Anna Miller, Mary Florence Snyder, Vivian Schweitzer, Ethel Spory, lane Foltz, Richard Hassenplug, Thelma Davis, Bernice Wright, Leslie Van Horne, lack Melvin, Mary Iean Sanker, Lois lean Hassenplug, Marian Markel, Emma f38l TOP PICTURE: COURIER Continued: Richard Hassenplug, lean Foltz, Luke Strav- asnik, Dorothy Bentord, Doris Murray, Mary Anna Miller, Vivian Schweitzer, Charles Trexel, Emma Boerstler, Grace Falsone, Betty Iune Dawson, Mary Martella, Marian Branthoover, Eileen Larson, Patsy Iacobs, Dorothy Fitzgibbon, Louise Michalides, Iane Foltz, Typists, Edith Beltz, Thelma Davis, Doris Waring, Mary Florence Snyder, Sylvia Likar, Darl Younker, Emma Boerstler, Betty Grace Griffith. Printer, Eddie Weimer. Ad- viser, Mr. Hill. REFLECTOR Continued: Boerstler, Ioanne Kelly, Peggy Buck, lane Foltz, May Carlmark, Marian Branthoover, Dorothy Fitzgibbon, Leona Zeiler, Shirley McHugh, Harriet McVicker, Doris Saylor, Patricia Mitchell, Elinor Walker, Rhea Gin- dlesperger, Eileen Larson, Patsy Iacobs, Lucille Naugle, Virginia Sanker, Ioanne Bockel, Lola May Elliott, Edna Beihl, Betty Naugle, Elizabeth Anne Sharpe, Phyllis Otto, Edith Beltz, Mary Falsone, Grace Fal- sone, Sylvia Likar, Doris Murray, Doris Waring, Adviser, Mr. Kunkle. EXTRA! . . . the personalities behind the pages COURHHI REFLECTOR FIRSTHM. Falsone, Boerstler, G. Falsone, Miller, Snyder, lean Folt:, Beihl, Fitzgibbon. SECOND-Markel. Sanker, Boclcel, Mitchell, L. I. llassenplug, Elliott, Gindlesperger. Iacohs, Naugle, Branthoover, V. Schweitzer. THIRD-Nlr. Townsend, R. Hassenplug, Saylor, Larson, lane Foltz. Walker. lVlrl'lugh, Buck, Mr, Kunlcle. Mr, Boerstler. FOURTH-Davis, Beltz, Likar, Nlurray, Otto, Carlmark, Spory, Sanker, McVicker. FIFTH- Van Horne, Melvin. W. Schweitzer, Acherman. BOT'l'OlVl PICTURE: FIRST-lean Foltz, lane Foltz. Iacobs, Mitchell, Snyder, Griffith. Branthoover, Shull. SECOND-Fitzgihhon, Larson, Boerstler, Falsone, R. Hassenplug, Weimer. Saylor, Evans, Mr. Hill. Tl'llRD-Schweitzer. Miller, L. Hassenplug, Dawson, Michalides, Waring, Walker, Gilbert. FOUl2Tl'l-Trexel, Sanker, Spory, Miirray, Lees N. Todhunter, Kirchner, Cruickshank. FIFTH-Likar, Beltz, Stravasnik. Hunt, M. Toclhunter, Davis. i393 All joking aside, this has been G big year. HI-Y GIRL RESERVES TOP PICTURE: FNRST-Spotz, Beihl, Van Horne, Melvin. Boyer, Hildebrand. SECOND-Mr. Moorhead, Croyle, Boyer,. lohnson, Patch. Barnes, Blough, Elliott, Mr. George. THIRD-Roberts. Chismar. Plachy, Edelman, Todhunter. Rychak, Louder. FOURTH-Rogers, Dick, Esch, D. Clawson, Hindman, Opel, Wright, Bruce. BOTTOM PICTURE: FIRST-Boerstler, lean Foltz, Larson, Iacohs, Bernice Wright, Carlmark, N. Todhunter, lane Foltz, McVicker. SECOND-Miss Wonder, Fitzgibbon, Naugle, Huster, A. Wright, Roberts, Hood, Weimer. L. Stahl, L. Saylor, Beatrice Wright. THIRD'-Bixel, Branthoover, Evans, E, Davis, R, Stahl, Wingard, Miller, Schweitzer, Hurrel. Kirchner, Waring, Mosebarger, Good, Scavuzzo. FOURTH-Knuff, Hauser, Ripple, Gindlesperger, Hassenplug, Easton, Fisher, B. Shull, Saly, Finlon, R. Blough. FIFTH-D. Saylor, L. Davis, Utecht, Clawson, I. Gilbert. Lees, R. Mlirray, Mitchell, H. Blough, Walker, Zeiler, SIXTH-B. Hesaltine. Pritts, Rager, K. Davis, R, Davis, Buck. O. Gilbert. Hoover, Klahre, McNair. Zore. SEVENTH-P. Hesaltine, Henney, Spory, Snyder. T. Davis, D. Murray, Otto, M. Todhunter. Rose, Gilliland, Berl-cehile, A program designed especially for youth INITIA in step with the serious side of life. HI-Y CLUB . . . an organization with nation- al affiliation and a subsidiary of the local Y. M. C. A. The purpose of the movement is to "create, maintain and extend through- out character." Its members sponsored a lively program of various activities during the year . . . provided monthly skating par- ties for the school students . . . participated in an inter Hi-Y basketball league . . . con- tributed to the local "Y" funds . . . provided an educational program on topics of vital interest to boys in and out of school. Find- ing much enjoyment and pleasure in their new club quarters, its members loafed and lounged many hours away . . . especially enthusiastic over the ping pong battles . . . not failing to remind one of the tasty kraut and Weiner banquets provided by "Chef Moorhead". Of unusual interest on the year's program were the combined Girl Reserve and Hi-Y parties. . . tmay I have the next dance, please?l . . . concluded the school year with a gala farewell party for the Seniors . . . and did we hate to see them leave us for the last time! No kiddin!! TION . - I 1 GY d or IUOPGJO how! cmd scream t4ll THANKS FOR YOUR WHACKS, BOYS! President .................... Leslie Van Horne Vice-President ..... ......,..... D avid Beihl Secretary ........ ...... I ack Melvin Treasurer ..... ...... D avid Boyer Chaplain ................................ Tod Croyle Publicity ............................ Richard Spotz Advisers ...... Mr. Moorhead, Mr. George GIRL RESERVES . . . started year by electing Bernice Wright, president, Anna Mae Shull, Vice-president, May Carlmark, secretary, and Patricia Iacobs, treasurer . . . opened the year's program with an initiation ban- quet . . . planned in the form of a scavenger hunt the affair went oft with a bang-re- ceived our whacks from the upperclassmen . . . were entertained by Mr. George Town- send who talked on "Preparing American Youth for Defense" . . . brought a can of food to the "Can Dance" . . . packed several Thanksgiving baskets for the poor in the community . . . masqueraded in an original costume for the halloween dance . . . what a sight! . . . enjoyed the Alumni Dance and was glad to shake hands with many of the old "grads" . . . learned how to make G. R. Yarn pins . . . combined with the Hi-Y for a joint meeting and enjoyed the dance in the old gym . . . received a lesson from Mrs. Peacock on "Reverence to God" . . . re- ceived many tips for the Easter Parade from Mrs. Munro of Nick's Beauty Academy on spring hair styles and dresses-and did we look nice! . . . worked feverishly for the Red Cross by making blankets . . . attended the sport hop and wore the new spring outfit . . . took advantage of the dancing lessons which were given after school . . . helped celebrate the 60th anniversary of Girl Re- serve . . . sponsored a gala birthday party for all the Girl Reserve members of Iohns- town . . . ended the year with an annual banquet at which time the pin awards were made. join the parade BAND . . . even if you live to be a hundred you'll never forget your high school days . . . cmd the band was a definite part of them! Let's reminisce for a few minutes . . . some- one shouts, "It's a touchdown-listen to the band "blow out" a wild-and-Wooly tune, boy how they do whoop it up! . . . we needn't remind you of the shouting cmd screaming between plays-everyone went home with a "hoarse throat" . . . huddled shoulder to shoulder beneath a blanket or an overcoat we stomped our frozen toes and pinched our freezing fingers . . . yes, it all comes back to me now! What could a foot- ball game be without the band? . . . sporting their black and gold military uniforms be- hind the twirling batons of two striking majorettes the band supplied the necessary zip and color to the gridiron. But between games it meant work-long, tedious hours of practice in drill formation to give the specta- ors something to talk about. The band added several new additions to its membership this BAND . . . goodness what a yell' year . . . Patsy Iacobs and Iane Foltz Were selected as majorettes . . . dressed in new, snappy, up-to-the-minute dress uniforms they made a stunning appearance. Elizabeth Anne Sharpe, with her glockenspiel, round- ed out a spectacular band formation. The band also supported various school activi ties and participated in the Spring Concert . . . lock for the new emblems proudly Worn by the band members as a reward for their year's work. W e Salute our Band FIRST-Gilbert, Mack. Griffith, Roberts, H. Hamilton, Hassenplug, Auman, Dibert, I. Hamilton. SECOND- Snyder. Buck, Branthoover, K'rchner, B. Nauqlz. Sharpe, Utecht, Fitzgibbon, Mr. Baker. THIRD-Stouppe, B. Altemus, Gindlesperger, L. Nlaugle, Miller. Sell, Boyer, Croyle. FOURTH-johnson, Ripple. LaBrie, Gilbert Schuster, Weimer. FIFTH-Parker, Louder. Zupan. Beihl, Dick, Spotz, Howard. SIXTH-Patch, Schweitzer. Edwards, Melvin, Hagerich, Walker. SEVENTH-Wiegand, Hu nt, Zimmerman. F'erndale's musicians are ORCHESTRA . . . An organization seldom seen and heard is the orchestra . . . be- cause of graduation the orchestra this year had many vacancies with a very limited number of experienced students to fill in the essential spots . . . many young students have been given the opportunity ot instruc- tion and practice in order to prepare them for orchestra material next fall . . . Mr. Baker has worked patiently to build a good foun- dation upon Which a future group may be developed . . . many of the violin students are grade school pupils who are taking ad- vantage ot the privilege of meeting once each week for instruction . . . in place of the orchestra supplying the music for most of the formal entertainments of the school, the band was used . . . by next year it is thought that the orchestra may be fully pre- pared to serve the school and the com- munity. on the march. fl I wi W 29 1 Q19 Iggy , . 592519 vs W 53, f U 'Y witty! ' 5 65' Q9 WHERE DID WE HEAR THIS? "Do any Ferndale students have ambition? Ioin the class of violins fine-Monday morn from 8 to 9. Don't forget, you have a dateg here's your chance to syncopate." FIRST-Auman, Schuster, Iohnston. Stahl. Klahre, Grift' and honor our Musicians nh, Dihert, F. M'lI . SECOND- s b B dl Ti11e13D M" Bake Bockel. Mack, B. sober, 13211, saiy, R,-11 1, E .i , c.. . , f' Home LaBriz. Snyder, FOURTH-Parker. Stouhspi Rhdidezlm Melvin? 52-hufelilzexflyllunt. Daxiiswl A- Mmm' Gmdlespergerv C'mon! Get into the swing of things BOYS' CHORUS . . . a group of fine tenors and husky basses met every Tuesday morn- ing . . . not only learned songs for concerts, but often sang for their own amusement . . . varied their programs by singing folk songs. semi-classics, as well as the latest popular numbers . . . part of the group organized a swing chorus which sang only swing num- bers . . . really, it was remarkable how well the entire group of boys mastered four part harmony! . . . in fact, found enjoyment in working out on such favorites as "Stout- hearted Men," "Home on the Range," "Away to Rio," "Blow the Man Down" and "Standin' in the Need of Prayer" . . . to the beat of Mr. Baker's baton, aided by the sweet smiles of Mary Anna Miller at the piano, the boys could often be heard har- monizing to their hearts' content . . . of course there were a few tainted notes which were not called for in the music . . . the group is comparatively small, but none the less popular and efficient. The spirit is there, and they sing! sing! sing! The year's program was climaxed with the "Spring Concert" in which the Boys' Chorus held a prominent part and shared in putting the task across as a job well done . . . nice going boys! CHORUS . . . Mr. Baker gives the songsters a work-out in assembly GIRLS' CHORUS . . . there is a time when everyone finds joy and pleasure in forget- ting the daily routines of life and lifting their voices in some old favorite . . . do you remember how that old gang of yours almost raised the roof, bellowing at the top of their voices, "School Days" or "Home on the Range"? Anyway, eighty-seven young voices from all classes met every Wednes- day around the piano in front of the audi- torium and continued such a start. There were many favorites among the girls, but "Southern Memories", "Indian Love Call", and "Tea for Two" were the hits of the year . . . The period the club meets, zestful and clear voices could be heard vocalizing to various types of songs, everything from classics, sacred and folk numbers to the more current popular hits. During the year the organization took part in a special Thanksgiving Assembly program, which helped the students catch the spirit of the occasion, and also prepared, in cooperation with the Boys' Chorus, numbers for the Spring Concert, which, mid much enthusiasm, went off as a roaring success. Under the direction of Mr. Baker, the girls have learned to ex- press themselves more clearly in music as well as acquiring a more sincere apprecia- tion of the singing art. To each member of the group, this year's training has been extremely helpful and valuable-not only have we learned new songs, but we have a c q u i r e d additional knowledge in the fundamen- tals of correct singing. The chief contribution of the Girls' Chorus has been giving plea- sure to other people . . . through the untiring efforts of Mr. Baker this year's program has been a big success and a creditable improvement over past years. t44l BOYS' CHORUS T11 e tfzlk of the I OVI11 c Sp , ring Concert, TOP PICTURE: FIRST-Kimmel, Dibert, Heider. P. Clawson, Elliott, R. Hufman, Cruicksliank, Rummel. SECOND--Rychak, Rhodes. Patch, Barron, Barnes, Petz, Hoffman, M. A. Miller, Mr. Baker. THIRD-Hindman, Van Horne, D. Clawson, Davis, Boyer, Spotz, McGowan. FOURTH-Heilmann, Michaels, Hunk, Rogers, Allen, C. Miller, Trexel. FIFTH-Bruce, Pessagno, Hamilton, Opel Geisler, I. Hufman, R. Spctz. BOTTOM PICTURE: FIRST--Bixel, Hood, Shaffer, Saylor, Boerstler, lean Foltz, Klepack, Griffith, Naugle. Gilliland. SECOND-Younker, Win ard, Ritchey. M. Falsone, G. Falsone, Croyle, H. Blough, Fitzgibbon, Wright, Heslop, Rummel, Rhodes, P. Pollock, Kumerday. Good. THIRD- , Schweitzer, Larson, lane Foltz, Polippo, Kokoruda, Branthoover. Blair, Evans, E. Davis, Miller, F. Likar. FOURTH-Koreltz, L. Davis, Klahre. k, Atkinson. Hurrel, Walker, Zeiler. FIFTH-Henney. ' 'd s. Daniels, Hamer, Gindlesperger, Knuff, A . Mosebarger, Plantan, Rager, lar, Kamiel, Grexa, Mr. Baker Hassenplug, Kirchner, Ierasa, Mitchell, Dawson, D. Polloc R. Davis. K. Davis, Finlon, R. Blough, Michal: e Martella. SIXTH-Snyder, S. Likar, Beltz, Buck, Waring Pritts, O. Gilbert, Logar, Maldet. SEVENTH-Rose. McVicker, Sanker, Ko Spory, Hesaltine. Carney, I. Gilbert, Lees, T. Davis, Murray. . . . spark your spirits w ith something GIRLS' CHORUS special Oil with the old . . . on with the new INDUSTRIAL ARTSCLUB ART CLUB TOP PICTURIL FIRST--L. Rummel, Wilt, Croyle, Markcl, Boyer, Czerak. Edwards, Soho. SECOND-P. Blough. R. Beltz. Swartz, Miller, Carns, P, Blough, Mr. Wolf. BOTTOM PICTURE FIRST-R. Hesalt e C Hewaltlne, Hamllton. Each, Bxerstler. Leonard, K nmel, Mishler. SECOND-Mr. B rstler, F2112 Glh t C lmark Carney. lVlcGowa Parks. Wright. THIRD-Sturm. Rogers, McAchren. Lees, Moors. T here's no two ways about it. . .perhaps you, too, may discover a talent worth developing. l46l Oil with the old . . . on with the new INDUSTRIAL ARTS CLUB TOP PICTURE. FIRST-L. Rummel, Wilt, Croyle, Marks-l, Bo er, Czerak. Edwards, Soho. SEC D y ON -P. Blouqh, R. Beltz. Swartz. Miller, Carns, P. Blough, Mr. Wolf. BOTTOM PICTURE FIRST-R. Hesal! C Hsaltine. Hamilton, Esch, B erstler, Leonard, K mel, Mishler. SECOND-Mr. Boerstlfi. Fetze Glbet C lmark Carney, McGowa Parks, Wright. THIRD Sturm. Rogers, MCAchren. Lees, oors. There's no two ways about it. . . perhaps you too, may discover a ta ent worth developing 1463 mm Qlk ol file tovln .. The BOYS CHORUS SD1-i Hg CO Ilgert! TOP PICTURE: FIRST--Kimmel, Dibert, Heider, P. Clawson. Elliott. R. Hufman, Cruicksliank, Rummel. SECOND-Rychak, Rhodes, Patch, Barron. Barnes, Petz. Hoffman, M. A. Miller, Mr. Baker. THIRD-Hindman, Van Horne, D. Clawson, Davis, Boyer, I. Spotz. McGowan. FOURTH'-Heilmann, Michaels, Hunt, Rogers, Allen, C. Miller, Trexel. FIFTH-Bruce, Pessagno, Hamilton, Opel Geisler, I. Hufman, R, Spotz. BOTTOM PICTURE: . . - ' ' ' N l Gilliland. SECOND-Younker Wingard, Ritchey, M. Falsone, G, Fa sone roy , A G d. THIRD Blough, Fitzgibbon Wright, Heslop Rummel, Rhodes, P. Pollock, Kumerday, oo E '- f s Mr. Baker. Schweitzer, Larson. Iane Foltz, Pollippo. Kokoruda, Branthooxer. Blair,K1vin Hassenplug. Kirchner, E. Davis. Miller. F. Lxkar. FOURTH-Kurelt-, L, Davis, a re Ierasa. Mitchell. Dawson, D. Pollock, Atkinson, Hurrel, Walker, Zeiler. FIFTH-Henney R. D ' . K. Davis. Finlon. R. Blough, Michalides, Daniels, I. Hamer, Gindlesperger, Knuff a s VI SIXTH S de S Likar Belt' Buck Warlnq Mosebarqer, Plantan. Rager, Martella, - ny r, . , .. , A. . . ' ' ' L , M ldet. SEVENTH-Rose, McVicker, Sanker, Kolar, Kamiel, Grexa Pritts. O. Gilbert, ogar a Spory. Hesaltine, Carney, I. Gilbert, Lees, T. Davis. Murray. FIRST-Bixel Hood, Shaffer, Saylcr, Boerstler. Iean Felt-, Klepav:lx,lGriffitlE, lauglg, U ' , Q . GIRLS' CHORUS ...spark your spirits with something special. 1453 I The road that leads to another you- CLOTHING CLUB . . . let us peep into the sewing room and see what its inhabitants are doing . . . the clicking of shining nee- dles, flying of busy fingers, wisps of soft yarn, and a display of brightly colored dresses warns us that the Clothing Club is really "going to town" . . . of course all work and no play would be quite monotonous and contrary to the girls' idea of an interesting out-of-class activity . . . in contrast, anyone could soon see that much time was spent in gabbing and chatting between the stitches . . . we wonder what the girls found to talk so much about! The club accomplished much during the year . . . The beginners were taught the basic stitches and then made samples. Many of the girls have made useful and beautiful articles, such as blouses, skirts, dresses and jumpers . . . We must congratulate the girls on their ideas of design and style as they really were in step with the times. The club taught each girl to be practical in her selec- tion of clothing and to design new clothing to suit her body in the most stylish manner . . . All in all the organization had a very successful and useful year under the guid- ance of Miss Lichtenfels. C4 CLOTHING CLUB OFFICERS President ........,... Mary Florence Snyder Vice-president ..,................. Phyllis Otto Secretary ............ ,..,,. D oris Waring Adviser ...... ...... M iss Lichtenfels PERSONALITY CLUB . . . every girl wants to know the answer to this question, "How can I improve my appearance and personal- ity?" . . . for this purpose, approximately sixty girls turned out at the beginning of the school year, anxious to learn the secrets of charm and poise. The year's program got underway with much enthusiasm and fea- tured many highlight attractions during the term . . . Mrs. Munro, an instructor from "Nick's Beauty Academy" and Miss Adams, from "I-Iammonds", gave lectures and dem- onstrations to show the proper care of the hair, skin and teeth . . . through these inter- esting activities many worthwhile hints and tips were suggested that each girl could apply to improving her own individual self . . . Under the direction of Miss Wonder, the club adviser, the members studied a series of articles on "Tips to the Teens" which were educational and practical to everyone . . . Then, too, we learned to be cheerful in order to win friends and influence people, to know and use good manners and proper etiquette tpardon me, no, thank you!l Clothing is an important part of one's per- sonality . . . choosing the proper color, style, and design has a definite relation to in- dividual make-up . . . Here's a hint!-watch the next Easter parade go by and notice the Ferndale girls especially. WE PRESENT OUR OFFICERS President .....................,...... Betty Griffith SSCI'9lCII'y ...., ,,,,,,,- I eqn Foltz AdViSeI' ...... ....... M iss Wonder ART CLUB . . . a dash ot turpentine, a dip of dye, a smudge of charcoal, some brush- fuls of amateur oil, a chorus of busy ham- mers, all are Condiments necessary in the making of an artists . . . blend these in- gredients with "grey matter", stir in some unusual personalities, add a little touch of Mr. Boerstler's flavor, and you have the Art Club . . . active, interested. and talented are the members of the group who have spent a busy year participating in projects, club Finding the proper career is perhaps the biggest problem a young student faces. To solve it cor- rectly requires planning and discovery-and one of the sound Ways to accomplish this is through exploration with Wise guidance. discussions on art and in enjoying the so- ciety of one another . . . started the year by electing officers and choosing projects. One project taught architectural designing which resulted in building models from the plans. Mr. Boerstler led another group in aironautical designing . . . also made models from their plans . . . study of Cartooning produced hearty laughs the entire school will long remember . . . some students work- ed With oil and produced some notable Work. This year's club Was quite an oddity-with only four girls! We leave it to you to decide if this was a blessing or a handi- cap. Officers for the year were president, William Eschg vice- president, Iohn Hamiltong secre tary, Emma Boerstler. .I INDUSTRIAL ARTS CLUB . . . one of the useful and practical organizations for boys who like to tinker around with something new and different . . . endeavors to teach the boys different construction and repair jobs that are always present about the home . . . under the direction of Mr. Wolf these "jack-of-all-trades" learn many of the "musts" and "must nots" of shop work. During the year demonstrations were given in many different kinds of vocational Work, such as Wood turning, metal turning, and Wood work . . . many of these projects were introduced for exploratory purposes to help each boy discover hidden talent . . . even though the students may not follow any of the Work as a vocation, the club aids every- one in acquiring a general education in handicraft . . . each boy selected a project and learned from experience how to com- plete the job . . . of course, some fellows had to learn to keep their fingers out of the way of a hammer or saw . . . of special t47l interest to the club were the movies which treated modern subjects . . . in addition to providing a pastime for many boys, many in the club were led to discover and develop individual talents and hobbies in some special type ot Work. SHOP . . . watch fellows, this is how PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB AVIATION- SCIENCE CLUB I TOP PICTURE: FIRSI-Roberts, Weimar, Rychak, Patch. Van Horne, Dick, Tomkcwski, Iohnson. SECOND-Cable, Cl n, Hall, I, Blough, Harris, Acker-run, Mr. Custer. THIRD-Cruickshank, Carney, Melvin, R. Spotz. B hl, Zimmerman. Hunt. BOTTOM PICTURE: FIRST-Benford, Ha" nplug, Innes, W. Stoll, Mostoller, bt k D S II, Howard. SECOND-Mr. Tow d, Hcrshiser, Lint Stuver, Armstrong. Ceslovnik. TIIIRD Rt h y B baugh, Wacker, Thurau, Fay. Youth studies the lessons of today's problems and prepares to meet tomorrow's crisis effectively. ISUI Life begins at Ferndale. . . we take a lesson in charm and beauty to improve ourselves. TOP PICTURE: FIRST-L Saylor Weimer D Sal H W . , , . yor, orner, ingard, Zimmerman, Evans. Shull. SECOND-Falsone Mitchell, Hassenplug. Gindlesperger. Rhodes, Sanker, M. Walker, Leventry. Miss Lichtenfels. THIRD-Houser. Ripple, Knuff, Waring, Blough, Finlon, Buck. Seifert. FOURTH-E. Walker, Clawson, Spory, M. Todhunter McVicker, Otto. Lees. FIFTH-Goff, Snyder, D. Kindzera. H. Kindzera, Likar, Logar, N. Todhunter. BOTTOM PICTURE: FIRST-L. Stahl, Coleman, Heslop, Wright. H. Blough M Falsone Hood Naugle SECOND Larson lawns. Jane Foltz, R, slam, Firzgibbon, Branrhoover, Ieain Foltz, Griffith, Miss Wonder. THIRD-Tclepack Hurrel, Kirchner, Pollock, Blair, Ceslovnik, Miller, Clawson. FOURTH-Brendlinger, Berkebile, Logar. L gavis, R. Davis, B. Hesaltine, P. Hesaltine, Kramarsyck. FlFTH-K. Davis, T. Davis, Zeiler, Moors. Klinar Murray, Mayslrovich, Younker. SIXTH-Maldet, Gilliland, R. Murray, Bixel, Rose, Good, Sanker SEVENTH-Ciesgynski, Scavuzzo, Seifert. l CLOTHING CLUB PERSON ALITY CLUB i 4 Clothing cmd personality . . . every girl's desire l49l PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB . . . almost everyone likes to take pictures but the results are often disappointing . . . With this idea in mind the club is organized primarily for the principal purpose of securing better pictures and how to develop them . . . With Mr. Custer as technical adviser and instructor, the club has benefited both educationally and socially. The club aids the students greatly in securing the necessary "shots" for the high school annual, and each year many students are given the necessary "tips and hints" in finding an unusual picture and the technique used in getting it with- out warning the victim beforehand . . . nice going if you can get it! The highlights of the year's program included a photo contest, an educational display during Open House Visitation, and a Photography Question Bee AVIATION-SCIENCE CLUB . . . Airplanes! An air raid in Room 34 . . . students wait anxiously . . . finally, "Beep, beep, all clear" and the students resume their discussions- and what fiery discussions some of these have been! With the European countries en- gaged in a major destruction see-saw com- bat in the air, the club has found a wealth of up-to-the minute material for study. Mr. Townsend, our club adviser, read articles about our own national defense unit and then proceeded to question the members on everything imaginable in the field of science and aviation. During one meeting, the group was taken to the old gym to examine a parachute and to receive pointers on para- NICE GOING, YOU PILOTS! President -,-,----------..-......... .. William Sell in which prizes were awarded to the win- ners . . . and there isn't two Ways about it, we did enjoy every minute of it! . . . Side issues of the year were: the candid camera days when the students had the privilege to "shoot" the teachers, believe-it-or-not! . . . occasional camera hikes on which all practical uses of the camera were demon- strated . . . last but not least, yum! yum! eats were served at the photography party which concluded the term. WATCH THE BIRDIE! President .................... Leslie Van Horne Vice-President ...................... Robert Dick Secretary-Treasurer .......... Iames Patch Ass't Secretary ...... Albert Cruickshank chuting by two expert riggers. The high- light of the year was a model contest be- tween fans of Westmont High and our own members . . . Did we have a profitable year? . . . You're telling me! . . . it was a most enjoyable hobby activity and through it We learned the value of aviation in world af- fairs of today. Secretary ---' - Luke Stravqsnik PHOTOGRAPHY .lgsglgile amateurs take a ll Some find joy and self-expression in dramatics GIRLS' ATHLETIC CLUB . . . the old gym- nasium and the dressing room became the headquarters for the many girls who re- sponded to the activities of the club. The year's program was organized around the theme, "a day in camp." In the early part of the season, We had our morning exercises. such as Bible reading and breakfast . . . fwe can thank our lucky stars that We didn't have to get up any earlier in the morningl. Later two girls were placed in charge of the program and each Wednesday they intro- duced new games to the group. During the year. as a special attraction, we were in- vited by the Personality Club to attend the lectures on beauty culture. With the arrival of spring, the club moved outdoors and en- joyed tennis, croquet and baseball. Last but not least, a cov- ered dish supper N concluded the year's activities . . . yum! yum! was it good! . . . M a d e worthwhile contributions to each member . . '. de- veloped a better spirit of friendship among the girls, and instilled ideals and enjoyment in all sports. ATTENTION! President ,,,,, ,,,,,,. I osephine Poliacek Secretary ,,,,,,, ..... B 6-CIlI'ZlCe Wright Treasurer ,,,,,., ,,,.,, E Sil'1eI' RIIOCISS Adviser ,,,,, ,...... M iss R. HGIIICIQ DRAMA . . . An all star cast DRAMATIC CLUB . . . "Lights!" "Curtains!" "Lines!" . . . "No, no, no!-put more expres- sion into your lines! . . . these are familiar sayings of directors behind the scenes. Or- ganized for the purpose of developing hid- den talent, overcoming stage fright and learning to express thoughts clearly and dis- tinctly, the dramatic club enables students to help themselves more advantageously for social living. For the weekly meetings, two members of the group planned the pro- gram in which the entire club took part . . . presented short plays, dramatized parts of "Merchant of Venice", recited poems and tongue twisters and put on an assembly program as a highlight of the year . . . in fact, everyone really had a good time and many happy mo- ments were spent to- gether. Every mem- ber profited greatly from the training re- ceived - at least we're not nearly as bashful and self con- scious as we were the first day we were on the program. Under the direction of Miss G. Hetrick and Mr. Kuhs, the dramatic club con- cluded a profitable and successful year. WE SALUTE YOU! President ........ .... V ivian Schweitzer Vice-President ..... .... K athryn Polippo Secretary ........................ Charles Trexel Advisers ........ Miss G. Hetrick, Mr. Kuhs ATHLETHI CLUB Our I Qvorjfe QCU Vjfy with 1941 Zip! Brendlinger. Polippo, Falsone, Rhodes, Beihl, SECONDH el D. Shaffer, A. Wright, F. Rummel, Miss R. l Sharpe, Verhovsek, Hamer, Daniels, , Carney, Zahoran, Poliacek. TOP PICTURE: FIRST-B. Wright. Cams, Kelly. Roberts, Shaffer, Saintz, Metzgar, V. Rumm , Herrick. THIRD-Pollock, Ritchey, Michalides, Shul, Ei-eitenstine. FOURTH-Naugle, Markel, Bockel, Fisher. Eastun azer. TTOM PICTURE: mel Blue, Saintz, L. Rhodes, Ukmar, Polippo. Kolsorucla, Klahre. SECOND Berkebile, Rhodes. Schweitzer, Mosebarger, Louder. B. Rummel, T Gilbert, Chismar, Miller, Lltecht, O. Gilbert, Rager. mek. Prirts. Shikalla. BO FIRST-V. Rum . -Mr. Kuhs, Michalides. Miss G. Hetrick. THIRD-Trexel, . FGURTH-Hofeclcer, Henney, Kolar, Sernell, To ...others show enthusiasm and spirit in DRAMATHI CLUB athletics Leave it to us . . , We'll solve this problem! STUDENT l COUNCIL BOY SCOU TS TOP PICTURE: FIRST-Geisler, Petz, Carlmark. Hufman, Foltz. Rukosky, Buck. SECOND--Mr, Hill, Harker, Sharbaugh, Helder, Stravasnik, Clawson, Ream, Johnston. BOTTOM PICTURE: FIRST'-Iohnson, Davis, Rose, Hassenplug, Benford, Ament, P, Louder. SECOND-Mr, Kunkle, Mr. Wolf. Elliott, Schuster, W. Louder, Beihl, Hagerich, Auman, Mitchell. Petz, Mr. Baker. I t's a sure bet . . . the destiny of today's youth lies STUDENT COUNCIL . . . an organization composed solely of students with the pur- pose of supplying a finely adjusted link be- tween the administration of the school and the student body. Membership is divided among the class- es in a way calculated to afford the greatest possible benefit. Each home room in the building elected representatives making a total of fourteen in the entire organization. Under the direction of Mr. Hill, faculty ad- viser of the group, the council met to discuss such problems that came before the school from time to time. After the election of lack Hufman as president, the council settled down to busi- ness and put their views to Work in regard to school problems. The various representa- tives carried back to their home rooms the information they had gathered at these meetings and in this way important an- nouncements reach every pupil. Since the beginning of its meetings in October, Ferndale's Student Council has been thoughtfully and thoroughly studying the problems which concern the school. Among the many things the members have done this year are: arranged for cheering sections at the football games, instructed first floor students to leave by Clay Street side exit to avoid congestion at cafeteria, listed rules for behavior in auditorium, urged students to keep our building looking new by keeping halls clear of paper and other scrap, arranged for the decoration of two Christmas trees on school ground, enabled students to sit Wherever they please at bas- ketball games, and organized the subscrip- tion campaign for the 1941 Reflector . . . under the direction of our capable officers, this has been a valuable experience for all. A IOB WELL DONE President .........,.................. lack Hufman Vice-President ..... ..... M ay Carlmark Secretary .c.... ....., I ane Foltz Adviser ....... ....,.,,. M r. Hill SCOUTING . . . The program of scouting is built around the Boy Scout's Motto, "Be Prepared" . . . To do its part toward strength- ening and invigorating democracy the Scout Movement is reflecting the national mood by preparing its members for instant and effective action. Boy Scouts are now training in scout- craft and outdoor lore for any sort of emer- gency and disaster service . . . Through the Emergency Service Corp, training is given in first aid, rescue work, firefighting and other services connected with emergencies. At camp and on hikes, through games and other attractive activities, the scouts are learning what to do in cases of crisis and how to help other people at all times . . . Scouting is doing its part to teach the American boy to be prepared. AIMING TO SERVE YOUTH Scoutmaster ........................ Paul Kunkle Ass't Scoutmasters ........ Laurence Wolf Walter Beals Senior Patrol Leader ...... lack Schuster Scribe ...................... Richard Hassenplug STUDENT COUNCIL . . . President Hufman takes charge of affairs upon the training and preparation of good leaders FOOTBALL : BASKETBALL : TRACK : INTERCLASS YOUTH GIVES A CI-IEER Coach Fisher Assistant Coach George COACHES . . . our first line of defense When the stadium throbs with color and cheers, and hushed hymns to Alma Mater are heard . . . when the old grads return to revive memories and renew their YOUTH . . . it's Football Season again. Displaying impressive early season form, the Iackets routed the Shade Town- ship High gridders in their first interscho- lastic football game of the season at the Point Stadium, 45-U. The Iackets took quick advantage of an early break to tally a touchdown in the first minute of play, and then rolled up a top-heavy score until the last period when the Shade boys held the local reserves and put on their only scoring threat. In defeating DuBois the following week the Stingers displayed a mighty combina- tion of power, speed and open football in routing an old rival, 38 to U. The Fisher cohorts from the opening Whistle used a baffling assortment of aerial tricks against which DuBois had little to offer in the way of offensive football. The Iacket line set up such a stubborn resistance and played their assigned parts so well that only twice did the visitors cross the mid stripe during the first three periods. The only threat of the night came when DuBois rolled up five first downs to reach the 1U yard line against the second-stringers, with Ferndale finally taking the ball on downs. Touchdowns for the locals were scored by Bruce, Clawson, Petz, Ohs, Hufman, Heider. The outstanding feature of the evening was the manner in which the line formed a wave of six-man F' .3 Strike up the band Something to howl about The touchdown that made us howl! interference to sweep the visitors off their feet on powerful end runs. After being decisively outplay- ed during the first half, the Wind- ber Miners came back in the fourth quarter to capitalize on a H' . Ighllghtjng P erndQ1S break that gave them a 6-U FOOTBALL . . . - Clawson, Barne D l B H victory over Ferndale. A recov- TOdh.,m,, ered fumble near the Iacket goal line proved the play which determined the contest in favor of the Blue and White and resulted in Ferndale's first defeat in three starts. The Yellow Iackets came back the fol- lowing week to rap the Fort Hill gridders of Cumberland by a 32-6 score. Halfback Bruce, who ran wild throughout the game behind spectacular interference, paced the Stringer's attack as he scored four times. The Iackets turned in their best perform- ance of the season to date as they ran wild at the expense of a heavier team in perfect machine-like manner. Ferndale needed only three plays after the opening kickoff to tally its first touchdown. Behind beauti- ful six-man interference, Bruce again scored twice in succession to place the Iackets well T..EkA.-M TEAM-TEAM TEAM! One hundred and sixty-five horsepower yell out in front. Ferndale tallied its fourth score via the air route in the third and fourth stanza. Ohs took a four-yard heave in the end zone from Davis for the counter. Late in the fourth quarter after the Fort Hill threat was stopped Bruce took a pass from Petz and galloped 85 yards for the Stinger's final touchdown. Again the Ferndale forward wall proved stubborn and difficult to crack as they turned in a beautiful performance. The next week found Ferndale hitting their stride again in defeating Westmont on the Point Field by a four-touchdown mar- gin, 27 to U. A 5U-yard run by a back shaken loose from a midfield scrimmage, a long forward pass and a couple of backfield laterals scored four touchdowns for the Yel- low Iackets to provide the winning margin l59l over the Hilltop gridders in their annual clash. Touchdowns were made by Bruce on a long sideline dash, by Petz on laterals who romped over the goal line twice, and Hufman who pulled in a pass from Claw- son and shot across the goal line. The points after touchdown were made by Hufman and Levergood. The Iackets chalked up their fifth vic- tory in six starts by routing the Portage Bulldogs, 27-U. Able to gain only a 7-U lead in three quarters over the Portage High gridders, the Fishermen tallied three times in repeated succession in the fourth quar- ter to turn a close battle into a one-sided affair. The initial score came after a 53- yard march and the other three as a result of two forward pass interceptions and a blocked punt. The Stingers, shoving their opponents all over the field as they made 18 first downs to the losers five, had all of their first-half chances spoiled but got started in the second half to bag the game and never to be in serious danger. Much credit should be given the line for their strong defensive and offensive work. Huf- WOW! the pigskin Ferndale ,.,..... '------- 4 5 Ferndale ........ -------- 3 5 Ferndale ........ -------- U Ferndale ........ -------- 3 2 Ferndale ...,.... -------- 2 7 Ferndale ,....... ---h-,,- 2 7 Ferndale ........ -------- 1 3 Ferndale ........ -------- 1 4 Ferndale .,...... -------- 2 7 Ferndale ......,. -------- 2 U Ferndale ,....... ,...... ................... . . . .-.......--.---------, -.49 man, Levergood, Ohs, Hindman, Hildebrand. Chappel, Daniels and Hoffman paved the way for the backs to get into the open on several occasions. Scoring on 7l and 73-yard drives, the Iackets downed their old rival Conemaugh High, l3 to 6. Chased up and down the field during the first half, the Iron Horses came back in the second half and turned what appeared to be a one-sided affair into an exciting game. The Horses narrowly missed tying the count in the final minute of play when a pass receiver left a pass slip through his fingers. Coach Fisher's lads. Powerful thoroughbreds packed with review of 1940 Shade Township ........... ---------- DLibO1S ..........V...............-.. ---'------ Wmdber ......,,. ,............ ---------- Fort H111 ...,,..,.......... ------'--- Westmont ..A...,. ---------- Portage ............ Conemaugh ........ ---------- Ebensburg ...,4...,. ---------- Indiana ..,,,,..,,,..,.. ---------- O 0 6 6 O 6 7 U 6 Lewistown ........... Cresson ............ ---------- probably in their best form of the season, drove 71 yards for a score after the opening kickoff and then failed to cash in on two excellent scoring opportunities during the remainder of the half, while the first-half whistle erased an almost positive touch- down. Touchdowns were made by Hufman and Daniels on passes, Bruce scoring from scrimmage for the point. Rallying in the fourth and final period after trailing their opponents through most of the game, Ferndale came from behind to defeat the powerful Red Devils of Ebens- burg. By virtue of a second-period score, the county seaters held a seven point edge over the Iackets until after the last period was well underway, when Ohs, playing a bang up game, intercepted a pass to pull the game out of the fire. At this point, the Ferndale boys became fighting mad and put on a tremendous splurge of power which resulted in a last minute victory. The entire line carried out their assignments perfectly for Petz, Bruce, Clawson, and Da- vis to put the pigskin across twice in less than three minutes to boost their score to 14-7. Fernda1e's victory vaulted the Iacket's posi- tion of a leading contender for the cham- pionship of the Eastern section of the Cen- tral Pennsylvania Conference. In the Armistice Day football game at the Point, the Fisher gridders easily routed the Red and Black warriors of Indiana, 27-0. The local juggernauts rolled over the Indians for a total of 18 first downs to one. For three of their four touchdowns Fern- dale marched 64, 44 and 78 yards, the fourth coming on a pass worth 69 yards which was the outstanding single piece of work of the whole tussle. 2 ge 2, hair -trigger "get - up -and - go". FIRST-Daniels, Edelman. Hoffman, Hildebrand, Hindman, Ohs, Levergoocl, I. Hufman SECOND-Coach George, K. Heider, Barron, R. Petz, W. Davis, D. Clawson, Todhunter W. Bruce, Coach Fisher. THIRD-I. Bruce, Barnes, Rukosky. Allen, Harris, I. Frambach Opel. FOURTH-Allison, Urban, Brubaker. R. Hindman, H. Davis, Zupan. FIFTH-War sing. E. Michaels, Swick, Otto, Brant, B. Altemus, L. Altemus. SIXTH-H. Michaels Herbert, Grening, Geisler. Plachy, Simler. R. Framhach. SEVENTH-Muchesko, R. Huf- man, Sharbauqh. Iames, P. Clawson, Pinelli. Nahtigal. I. Heider. EIGHTH-Roberts R. Michaels, Soho, Harclerode. McDermott, McGowan, Murtha. NINTH-Shaffer, D. Petz Mitchell, Elliott, Hindman. Cvrkel, Daugherty. Trailing 7-U in the first half, the Black and Gold got busy in the later stages and piled up Z0 points to bowl over Lewistown. Z0-7. The Fishermen missed a touchdown by inches in the third period when Bruce. on a long end run, advanced the ball to the 10-yard ribbon. The powerful end sweeps proved too much for the Lewistown gridders as Ferndale hit their stride to run up 20 points in rapid succession. Behind perfect blocking, the Stinger backs were able to cross the goal line in ease to turn third County Conference Championship in four years. Iack Hufman, left end, who scored two touchdowns on long passes and kicked five consecutive extra points: Clawson, quarter- back, who turned in an excellent punting performanceg Bruce, halfback, who always was a threat, making his usual spectacular runs, and Capt. Ohs, left guard, who con- tinually kept breaking through, were stand- outs in the closing game. defeat into a grid victory and close the season with nine victories in ten starts for an outstanding season record. The Iackets won their fourth straight Southern Division title and earned the privi- lege of meeting the winner of the Northern Division in a playoff for the l94U crown against Cresson High. The Fishermen went on a spree to trample Cresson, 49-6, and captured the The success of the season was largely due to the fact that the boys worked to- gether harmoniously as a group and that each boy individually was able to carry out his assignment, also to the fact that sev- eral of the boys were able to fill two and three positions. Hoffman, particularly served as a utility back, guard, and end and was able to fill any of these gaps at the time he was most needed. K62l NIEEPER !" another basket! Swish-swish! . . . Another basketball season started in full swing. Entering the Tri-County League for their second season, the Yellow Iackets won the championship for the second consecutive year. The Iacket Iunior Varsity, likewise, came through and captured the title in the newly organized I. V. league of the same section. The Fishermen closed the regular conference season with ten wins in the same number oi starts and completed the entire season with a record of eighteen wins in twenty games for an outstanding record. Finishing in the same creditable manner the George tutored I-V's. lost only one game in twenty-one starts and climaxed the year by winning the South Fork Iunior Varsity Tournament in championship form. By virtue of winning the Tri-County League championship, Ferndale met the Iohnnies of Iohnstown High in the first play- off eliminations of District Six. Despite the tact that the Iackets had once beaten the Trojans earlier in the season, the Stingers were shoved aside in a close contest, 21 to 20. Ferndale inaugurated its cage campaign with an impressive 36-27 victory over a high- HAIL THE CHAMPS! Ferndale OPP0Hef1f 36 .......................... Huntingdon ..................... ..---A--------------- 2 7 26 ,,,,,,,,.,. ,,,,,,,,,,, C onen-laugh Twp .......... .........-------- 2 U se .,,,,.,,.,, ........... A lumni ......................... .......... 3 8 35 ,.,,..,.,.. .........., A llegheny ................ ---------- 2 5 24 ,..,,,...,, ,.,......,. I ndiana ............. -Y-v------ 2 3 36 ........... .........., E bensburg ........... ,--------- 1 7 49 ........... .........., B lairsville ......... ---------- 1 9 44 ,.,....,... ........... W indber ........ ---,------ 3 1 27 ........... ........... A ltoona ............. -,-------- 2 5 17 ,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,, H untingdon .......... .......... 1 5 39 ........... ........... W estmont ......... ---------- 2 5 30 ....,...... ........... I ohnstown ........ ---------- 2 7 36 ........... .........., E bensburg ........... '---'----- 2 5 23 ........... ........... I ndiana .....,........... ---------- 2 1 34 ........... ..,........ W indber ........... -,-------- Z 7 49 ........... ........... B lairsville ......... ---------- 2 3 35 ........... .........., I ohnstown ........ .........- 4 8 33 ........... ........... W estmont ......... ---------- 2 7 22 ........... ........... A ltoona ................ .. ....---.-- 23 26 ........... ........... A llegheny ................................ ....------ 2 3 20 ........... ........... ' Iohnstown ................................. ..,.------ 2 1 " District Six Eliminations Won 17 Lost 4 ly-rated Huntingdon High. Getting off to a slow start they improved gradually as the game progressed. With the score tied up at 2U-20 and only tive minutes of play remaining, the locals hit their stride to turn back the In- dians oi Conemaugh Township, 26-20. In the next game the Alumni emerged vic- torious by a 38 to 36 score. Composed chief- ly of college performers, the grads made COACH FISHER . . . Showing the boys how to do it FIRST-Coach Fisher. W. Davis. Barron, Bruce, Clawson, Levergood. Heilmann, Hufman. Hoffman, Elliott. SECOND-L. Altemus, Zupan. Schweitzer, Harris. Brant, Opel, Plachey. H. Davis, Hindman. B. Altemus, Rukosky. Mr. George. SHOOT! CONGRATULATIONS TO THE I. V'S! Ferndale Opponents Z0 ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,.,,...,. Conemaugh Twp ........... ..................... 5 33 ,..,....,... ..A,.A,,,, H i-Y ..,...,........................ ,................ 9 17 ,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,, I ndiana ..,.........,,,..,... ,........ 1 1 21 ,,,,,,.A ,,A4,,,,,,, E bensburg ......., .....w... 7 Z7 ,,,A,AA, ,,,,,,,,,,, B Iairsville .,.,,, ......... 1 1 19 ,,,,,4,, ,,,,,,,,,,, W indber ,,.................. ...... 5 19 ,,,.,,., ,,,,,,.,.., W estmont .......,......,..,... ......... 1 U 31 ,,,,,.,. A,,,A,,,,,, C onemaugh Twp ..,.,, ,,.,, ......... 1 3 14 ,,,,,,,, .,,,,.,.,,, I ohnstown ....,,.................. .,.....,. 1 8 17 ........ ..,....,.,, E bensburg .,,,..,A,.,.,.,,,.. Y,,Y.w 7 24 ,,,,,,,, ........... I ndiana .......... ...,.,... 1 8 31 ,,...... .,,,,,,,,,. W indber ........ ....,.... 1 3 Z2 ,,,,,,,, ,.,.,,,,,.. B lairsville ......... ......... 1 3 36 ,,,,,,,, ,....,.... I ohnstown ,.,.,.... .,..Y,... 2 7 24 ,,,,,,,, ,,,........ W estmont ...,..... ......... 1 2 29 .,,,,,,, ,..,....... C ochran ,...........,... ......... l l 25 ,,,,,,,. .,,,.,,,,,, R iverside .................. ......... l l 24 ...,.... ..,,,,. " Adams Twp ....,....,. ,........ 1 3 42 ,,,,,,,, .,..... ' Beaverdale ...,,.... .... ....,.... l 8 26 ,,,,,,,. ....... ' Franklin ............................., .. Y...,.... 19 51 ,,,,,,,, ,,,V,,,,,, ' Dale ,.,,.,,,,.......................,,,,,,.....I ......... l 8 " South Fork Tournament it tough going for the undergraduates who "lost their grip" during the closing minutes of action. Ferndale eked out a narrow decision, 24 to 23, over the Indiana cagers in the ini- tial Tri-County Basketball League. With just about a minute to go and the score dead- locked at 22-all, Clawson sank a field goal to give the Stingers their victory. Con- tinuing in championship form the Iackets took another step toward successful de- fense of its Tri-County League title by handing Ebensburg a 36 to 17 defeat. Not until the third quarter did the Stingers start to Click on all five cylinders to roll up a typical breathtaking lead to place them in undisputed possession of first place in the Tri--County League by down- ing Blairsville, 49 to 19. Getting off to an early lead, Ferndale continued its winning streak by topping the Coal Towners of Windber, 44 to 31. The un- defeated Iackets, showing lots of early speed, racked up 14 first-period points to give them an early advantage. Ending their game in typical last min- ute hair-raising fashion, the Iacket passers came from behind to eke out a one point margin, 27 to 25, over Altoona. Davis, in a last moment shot, whipped a perfect ring- er to place the Iackets in front just as the game ended. In their first Tri-County title threat, the Fisher quintet successfully met the challenge by subduing the Westmont Hilltoppers, 39 to 25. A slashing seven-point drive early in the fourth quarter put Ferndale out in front and set the stage for the Yellow Iacket's 30 to 27 victory over the Iohnstown Trojans. Starting the second round of the Tri- County League, the Stingers defeated Ebensburg, 36 to 25, in fine offensive Caught in the act . . . now what will you do? SHOOT! SHOOT! Clawson O Heilmann C540 Hoffman O Barron fashion to register their 13th straight tri- umph of the season. Ferndale's next vic- tory came at the expense of Indiana in another last minute breath-taking margin. Clawson, on a one-handed pivot shot, dropped in the Winning goal. With the Iackets steady pounding throughout the first halt, Windber started to crack, putting Fern- dale out in front to cop the Coal Towners, 34 to 27. The Stingers continued to hold their un- defeated record by defeating Blairsville, 49 to 23. Facing one of the district's best basket- ball combinations, the Iohnstown High Tro- jans shattered the Stinger's l6 game Win- ning streak by a decisive 48 to 35 score. Ferndale met Westmont to end its schedule in the Tri-County League and downed their old cage rivals 33 to 27 for its lUth consecutive victory in league com- pletion. After this victory the Stingers met Altoona High's Mountain Lions, but were unable to protect a nine-point margin gained during the early part of the tilt and were nosed out by a single point, 23 to 22. Ferndale met Allegheny for their final game of the l94l season. With the Fisher- men setting a fast pace, they took a second victory over the Cumberland cagers, Z6-23. 30 seconds to go . . . get that ball' l Hufman O Bruce L eg d Q D Lining up for a blitzkrieg FIRST-Iohnson, Zupan, Glavock, Levergood, Daniels. Hufman, Zimmerman. SECOND-Fay, Van Horne, Huster, Wilt. THIRD-Bailey, Pittman, Harris, Roberts, Ohs, Coach Fisher. On your mark, get set, GO. . .nice going! After the discontinuance of track for two years made necessary by the condition of the playing field, Ferndale High School re- sumed interclass basketball and track last spring. Following the interclass meet, a team Was selected and entered in three meets: a dual meet with Westmont, the Iunior Pitt and the Cambria County meets. Despite the fact that the entire team was green and inexperienced and with facilities for practice very limited the squad managed to sweep the field events in the dual meet with Westmont but lost the running events. Up ........ Over We were unable to place in the Pitt meet but the team showed considerable improve- ment in all events. At the county meet held at Ebensburg, Ferndale captured fourth place against a strong field. Levergood placed first in the high jump, and came only V4 inch short of the county record. Ohs earned third place in the same event. Levergood captured third place in the pole vault. In the running events Huster came in third in the mile after leading for nearly the full distance. Fourteen points were earned for the day's work, but the squad received valuable experience for the next year. .........Down......Plop! Try this . . . stay young and active . . . maybe! i66l We honor our youth. . . tops in athletics. VARSITY F CLUB . . . We tip our hats to Ferndale's outstanding athletes who loyally wore the Black and Gold . . . and We proud- ly present them as Ferndale "All Americans" . . . Only those boys are eligible who have been awarded their varsity letter for defi- nite ideals . . . the continuation of social contacts with all members, to serve where needed in assisting with furtherance of ath- letic programs, and to retain the ideals of clean sportsmanship ,fair play and coopera- tion in athletic competition. Various social functions are held each year by the organi- zation. One is the annual "roundup" of all the new members for their "ten whacks" . . . ask the boys how they like it! Another is the yearly athletic assembly at which time the varsity lettermen are presented their sweaters, jackets, metal awards, and letters. The club will lose thirteen Seniors by grad- uation who have capably upheld the rep- utation of Ferndale. To you Seniors, we hope your future in athletics will be even more successful than your past has been. Good luck! Coach Fisher will have a headache next year since most of his material will graduate, leaving a group of inexperienced under- classmen . . . but leave it to "old faithful" Fisher and his capable assistant, George, and Ferndale will have another big and tough crew ready to go . . . much credit is due both coaches as the past year's records have shown a remarkable percent- age of wins . . . to Ferndale's athletes, and especially this year's graduating group, much credit is due each boy individually for the fine performances that have been demonstrated on the gridiron, on the court, on the field and on the track. President ...........,. ............. D onald Ohs Vice-president ............ Blair Hildebrand Secretary .....,.,..,................. Iack Hufman Advisers ............ Mr. Fisher, Mr. George VARSITY F . . . cream of the crop FIRST-D. Clawson. Heider. Hildebrand, Petz, Barron, I. Bruce, B, Bruce. SECOND- Elliott, Hoffman, Edelman, Lever ood, Todhunter, Ohs, Heilmann. THIRD-Assistant Coach George Davis Hufman Daniels fupan Coach Fisher TERCLAS . . .intense enthusiasm. . . unexpectec TOP TO BOTTOM Seniors luniors Sophomores Freshmen O BOYS' INTERCLASS VOLLEYBALL . . . open- ed another successful intermural season . . . four teams entered the contest with approxi- mately fifty boys participating in the fall sport . . . Arthur Elliott acted as student manager . . . at first, it was anyone's lead but the Seniors took advantage of their four year's experience to set the pace and roll up a large margin of victories . . . Seniors were crowned the volleyball champs of 1940 . . . several teams ran into streaks of tough luck and found difficulty in hitting their stride . . . one could always tell from the outside that the gym was the scene of another rip-roaring battle . . . always pro- vided an outlet for surplus steam and en- ergy with a large group of spectators on hand to yell and shout at the top of their voices . . . sponsored by the athletic de- partment volleyball provided an active pro- gram for boys who were interested in play for the enjoyment and companionship they received from it. IIOW THEY STOOD Won Lost Senior: ...,... .ll l Iuniors .,......, ..... 9 3 Sophomores 7 5 Freshmen ..... ..... 5 7 SENIORS: FIRST-Rychak, Rhodes, Zimmerman, Armstrong. Beihl. SECOND-Warsing, Dick, Market, Hunt. W. Clawson, Coach Fisher. IUNIORS: FIRST-Drcsjack. Wilt. Chismar, Croyle, Boyer. SECOND-Cable. Fay. lohnson, Rukosl-cy. SOPHOMORES: FIRST-Griffith, Saintz. Schweitzer, Auman, Rhodes. SECOND -Snyder, Howard. Mostoller, Chemerys, Sell. THIRD-Parker, Weigand, Ream. Stravasnik. Ackerman. FRESHMEN: FIRST-Shaffer. Benford. Mitchell. Hassenplug. Kimmel. SECOND-Schuster. Drosjack. Soho Homola, Dibert, Petz. t68l BOYS' INTERCLASS BASKETBALL . . . an- other thrill-packed interclass season provid- ed plenty oi action and sport for many Fern- dale boys . . . it was the usual "up-to-the last minute battle with each team capable at times of upsetting the applecart to spoil the other felloW's chances of winning the pennant. As the twelve game schedule roll- ed along the Seniors jumped into the lead but were closely trailed by the vigorous challenging Iuniors up until the very end . . . after a season oi keen rivalry and with many unexpected upsets, the Seniors edged out the Iuniors by a single game margin and were hailed the 1941 champs . . . to "Art" Elliott, student manager, and Coach Fisher, sponsorer, We give three cheers for the work they did in making this year's pro- gram the best yet at Ferndale! . . . this year's interclass basketball season pro- duced lots of fun and plenty of excitement for everyone . . . the locker room Was al- ways a scene of laughter and shouting . . . at first it looked as though the "Freshies" would end the season with a perfect "goose- egg," but finally they did manager to shake- off a couple opponents to put their team in the win column . . . congratulations, boys! upsets. . .keen competition. . .a rollicking good time NECK TO NECK AT THE FINISH! Won Lost SENIORS: FIRST-Hildebrand. Afmnmng, Rhodes, Elliott, Waning, Ryfhak. van Senlors 2 Horne. SECOND-Todhunter, Markel, Zimmerman. Coach Fisher, Spotz, Hunt. Boyer. IUNIORS: FIRST-Wingard, Croyle, Brant, Wilt, Boyer. Stouppe, lohn- Iunlors 9 3 Son. SECOND-Hufman, Cable, lVlrGnwan. Ritchey, Frambach. Bruce, Fay, Ed- wards, gllison. EOPI-EOIXSORES: FIRST-Griffith, Hesagltine, Byers, Sainti, Eholdei A an. ell. SE ON - tto, Parker. Ackerman, Lees. trsvasni . Chernervs, itc ey, sophomores 'A'-'- 3 9 vsiggand, owning. FRESHMEN: Flstzsr-Helder, Shaffer, Mitchill, Hassenqltkg, Plz. Sh .t , Nahtf l, I S ho. ECOND-Iames, Fa bach, rmstr g, o n Freshmen ""' ""' 2 Ssho, Shaldliaixrgh, Geilllgr, Mliihaells, Simler, Clawson, Roberllsln on 1691 LEFT TO RIGHT Seniors luniors N Sophrxmores Freshmen A lively program of activities to keep alive the GIRLS' INTERCLASS VOLLEYBALL . . . don't forget the girls' volleyball game this evening at 3:30-Freshmen vs. Iuniors and Seniors vs. Sophomores . . . this was a familiar Courier headline important to many Fern- dale girls . . . organized in the early part of September, each class team settled down to business in hopes ot winning the 1940 pen- nant . . . after several practice games the rusty spots were ironed out, teams were selected and with a blast of the referee's whistle another hair-raising volleyball sea- son Was under full swing . . . keen rivalry soon developed, especially between the Iuniors and Sophomores, and at times it looked like anybody's game. In order to have a well organized league, Bernice Wright was elected Manager and "care- taker" ot the seasons records. After the final toot of the Whistle the Iuniors were seen doing their "victory dance" as they had emerged from the fire as "Winners" . . . but what happened to those Seniors? . . . it doesn't seem possible! Volleyball as an ex- tra-curricular activity provides many oppor- tunities. Many girls have a chance to par- ticipate either tor the sake of recreation and pleasure or for the companionship with others. Some who lack skill in the sport have an opportunity to learn the game through participation . . . anyhow, volley- ball is a popular sport at Ferndale High. WHAT A RECORD! SENIORS: FIRST-Hood, Poiippo, Davis, Firzgibbon. Bernice wright, M. Falsone. Won Losf SECOND-Hurrell. Kirchner, Branthoover. Schweitzer, lean Foltz, Boerstler, Rostochak, Iuniol-S 5 1 Miss R. Herrick. THIRD-Ripple. Rummel. XfVaring, Pritts. Otto. Spory. Snyder. """"" ""' FOURTH-Murray, Younker, Carlmark, Scavuzzo. Clawson. IUNIORS: FIRST- sophomores 4 2 Heslop. Buck, H. Blough, Bixel, K. Davis, Rose. SECOND-D, Saylor, Michalides. 'U ""' R. Blough, Finlon, Mitchell, R Davis. THIRD-Moors. McVicker. Sanker. Good, Fresh!-nen 2 4 Gilliland. Girousk. SOPHOMORES: FIRST-Coleman, Weimer, Knuff, Iacobs, " ""' Ritchey, Pollock. SIECOND-lane Foltz, Larson, Naugle. Evans, Hassenplu , Ginclles 1 5 perger, Daniels. THIRD-Planton. Lltecht. Murray, Lees. Susteric. FRESHMEN Beatrice Wright, Saylor, A, Wright. Ceslovnik, I. Falsone, Brendlinger. SECOND- Beihl, Kell. Roberts. Huster, Verhovsek, D. Shaffer, M. L. Shaffer. THIRD- Atkinson, Shull, Sharpe, Bockel, Markel, Sanker, Naugle. FOURTH-Wingard. L. Davis, Walker. Fisher. Easton. N. Todhunler, Zimmerman. FlFTl'l-McNair. Bandrowski. Zore. Rubrecht. M. Todhunter, Hofecker, Breitenstine. Q Seniors LEFT TO RIGHT Seniors luniors Sophomores Fresh men 1701 spirit of clean sportsmanship and competition GIRLS' INTERCLASS BASKETBALL . . . 'Who Will win the tournament this year?" . . . that was an unsettled question for quite some time . . . in tact many girls crossed their fingers and patiently awaited the de- cision. At first it looked as though the "fresh- ies" were the typical inexperienced green- ies, but as the league progressed they really were in the contest fighting desperately for that all-important second place . . . support- ed with endless shrill screaming and loud rip-roaring approval from the sidelines every team was heartily encouraged to fight until the very last second. Was it fun for the girls! . . . the best way to find out is to ask anyone who took part-of course the ans- wer is "You bet!" The Iuniors experienced little difficulty in winning the pennant but the Seniors found it tough going at the hands of the Freshmen who were always on hand to spill the "bucket,' and spoil the other team's chances of winning . . . Under the direction of Miss R. Hetrick many girls found much pleasure and recreation from the season's program. THOSE IUNIORS AGAIN! Won Lost Tied l Iuniors .... ..... l 4 l U Seniors .... ..... 6 9 O Freshmen ,..... ,,,,, 5 9 1 Sophomores ..... 4 lU 1 T SENIORS: FIRST-Rostochak, M. Falsone. Polippo. Davis, Bcersller, Bernice Wright, lean Foltz. SECOND- G. Falsone. Fitzgibbon. Branthoover, Pollock, Schweitzer. Hurrell. Otto. Miss R. Hetrick. THIRD-Snyder Carlmark, Scavuzzo, Spory, Clawson. Pritts. IUNIORS: FIRST-R. Davis. Mitchell, Moore, McVicker, Buck Blough. K. Davis. SECOND-Bixel, Rose, Good. Michalides. SOPHOMORES: FIRST-L. Stahl, Coleman Weimer, Iacobs. Knuff. Pollock. Ritchey. SECOND-Evans, lane Foltz, Hassenplug, Gindlesperger, Naugle. Larson R. Stahl. THIRD-Planton. Sustersic. Daniels. Murray. FRESHMEN: FIRST-Beatrice Wright, Saylor Brendlinger. A. Wright. Walker. Sharpe, Market. SECOND-Huster, Bandrowski, Bockel. Naugle, Fisher Shaffer. THIRD-Rubrecht, Easton, McConnell, Todhunter. Hofecker, Breitenstine. l71l TOP TO BOTTOM Seniors Iuniors Sophomores Freshmen DANCES ENFLR7 AINMENTS : DRAMA : LEISURE 1 YOUTI-I'S FAVORITE PASTIMES An all star cast ...... Primed lor smashing success SEATED-Swartz, Blough. Schweitzer, Brant. STANDING'-Polippo, Van Horne, Miller, Mr. Kuhs, Patch. l'UlC S an' Hunt. Melvin. Esch, Rhodes, Hood. Moseharger, C k.h lt. WE STACK OUR BOOKS AND TAKE TO THE STAGE The Seniors "Gosh!" "These rehearsals drive me mad!" and similar remarks greeted the advent of this year's class play-"Kind Lady". Maybe so, nevertheless the play went over with a bang and We mean just that! But, We really admit the truth now that it's over, rehearsals were as much fun as a party. A casual onlooker might have thought it was anything but play practice at times, yet really serious Work was put into the production and real talent and acting came out of it. Much credit is due to Mr. Kuhs for the fine manner in which he put the play across. To the Wonder- ment of all, he didn't get seriously angry at any of us, for which We are also thankful! At times the boisterous spirits of the Seniors weren't easily controlled While now and then those off stage sat around and enjoyed their bewilderment oi their gesture of exhaustation. We shall not forget the amusement We had the first time We Went over our lines . . . To the players, these are lasting memories and to us all it meant a very enjoyable evening. This year's play, "Kind Lady," was a difficult story to pro- duce a11d the undertaking required long and patient hours of practice . . . but the cast members were always there, ready and Willing to give their best to make it one of the best senior plays at Ferndale. score another seasonis hit! i74l WI !...eueryone's gabbing about it SWING BAND . . . if you are a swing fan, "boogie-Woogie" and "wacky" are familiar words to you . . . every year sees a new well-known Blitzkrieg hit the dance floor in some Way or another . . . What it has been at Ferndale, we refuse to say! The Swing Bees have been a definite part of life at Ferndale . . . playing for assembly pro- grams, participating in the gala Spring Con- cert, and making various public appear- ances, these young musicians have supplied the ol' zip that is often needed to keep in step with the times. With Mr. Baker on hand to slap the bass and offer the vocal solos, the Bees have contributed much to the high school glamor. This year's orchestra in- cludes: Paul Aurnan, Donald Hagerich, Cur- tis Hunt and Fred Miller, trumpetsg Iames Stouppe, Braden Altemus and Wilbert Sch- weitzer, trombone: Peggy Buck, Lois La Brie and Rhea Gindlesperger, clarinet: Herb Davis and Robert Griffith, saxophone: Charles Parker, drums, Iack Schuster, flutep Leona Koreltz, accordianp Margaret Zore and Iames Krop, pianog Frank Opel, bass violin, Glenn Hoffman, guitar. HOURS OF PRACTICE . . . what every musician longs for. YP G XS SW 9 Q9 as SEATED-Griffith, Davis, Auman. Hagerich, Parker, Miller, Gindlesperger, LaBrie. STANDING-M B k Schuster, Stouppe, Schweitzer, Krope, Hoffman, Zore, Korelrz, Hunt, Opel. DRILLS Q09 P99 W Y ORHIES If you live to be a hundred you'l1 never forget the excitement of the first day at school . . . your hair plastered down with cold water . . . squeaky new shoes . . . a shiny pencil box. Nothing can equal the pride of writing 4 at the top of your paper-instead of 3. You're promoted . . . to a new room, a new desk, a mysterious new arithmetic book full of the strange workings of division . . . Do you remember those days? Times change-but memories live forever. CHOOL LIFE.. YQNY-B YANG 5? SH! don't interrupt them! C763 School life is hard to describe . . . it is com- plexed by daily, difficult assignments, fire drills, friendships, swing sessions, argu- ments, loads of tests which explode every six weeks, and by dozens of other odds cmd ends . . . It is most active at 12:30 when four hundred students, plus the faculty, gather in the halls in "gangs" to gab . . . even this affects the most timid souls of our school . . . It means new fads which run like wildfire through a building and die out in a week . . . and speaking about fads, first, it was a German haircut: then hats with all types and sizes of decorations: next, an epidemic of sweater ornamentsp and finally, a ring craze . . . what will it be next? . . . 4. ff " 'Y' 5 f - en at 9 , 7: 1 Y--I-If ,,, I 5.-5 f tg ,ser L , ' V iff 3, " :Y O , kl LMA' 7 f f L fu, "" MX c M5 Q. mil l Q ,. . Iffiuf' INIT lx 4 , -ff' IATION 2 1 R7 , -im Y V ' fe- 'f 6f'Y21'i,l', . i ,i lu i Kimi- something to talk about. No one knows. School life is something that makes you feel glad when vacation comes and glad again when it is over . . . There is even a time when the sophisticated Seniors become childish and lower them- selves to yelling and screaming at the top of their voices . . . Have you seen any of the faculty do this? . . . we aren't saying! . . . It is yesterday, today, and tomorrow, al- ways the same . . . It is school life and we love it! ' ' what 1, Crve I don e to Qef QU th' 15? dw C id W' KEYS ' ' CHYJC an it l but Something smart! ...the newest fads and fancies Have you noticed the newest spring fashions? They have a definite patriotic trend-dresses of red, white, and blueg flag pins: sailor hats. Dresses are more tailored this year, being mostly a shirtwaist type. Cottons and sharkskins are among the most popular materials. The most popular colors include red, white and blue combined for the patriotic idea and the lighter shades of rose, blue, yellow and aqua. Suit coats are long and have a mannish effect. Tweeds and plaids are the most popular material for suits. Hats are taking a more feminine trend. Flowers cluster on the top of pancake hats and around the brims of poke bonnets. Evening dress is also along the more feminine line. Net, lace and chiffon are most chic with delicate crepes running a close second. Colors for evening dress are deli- cate and include pink, White, and other soft colors. This year seems to be a year in which patriotism and femininity will reign. When has it not been so? it mr: os, 5mv,-sgy1."i4E-,,-T. fe Q : ..,.. K -stftzset me Y 1 is-fir. 1. ss.-is-ss :H f 1 You girls have probably noticed that the boys don't roll their trouser legs up any more. There is no need for alarm, for if the girls have fashions and change them, why can't the boys? Rolled sleeves, that is, sleeves rolled slightly above the Wrist, and sweaters seem to be in style for the boys now. Did you notice that the boys are wearing more neckties? When a boy wears a tie without being coaxed, there is only one reason and that is there's a girl involved somewhere. Boys, if you want ideas of what the well-dressed boy should wear, just look at Ferndale's fashion plate, Leslie Van Horn. Stylists predict bright colors for men in the spring. Won't Les Van Horn look positively "too, too divine" in a red coat, blue pants and a yellow shirt? Take care, you girls. For too long have you laughed at the boys never changing fashions. Now you're going to receive some keen competition. C783 I'm getting tired of the slow and terrible bump-bump-sixth period. I can't stand it. We have to stay in time with it, and that's next to impossible. It's driving me mad, I tell you! I dream about it all night. In my sleep I see that screw-driver bump-bump- bumping on the edge of the blackboard. Then I see the object for should I say sub- ject?l of all my misery. He glares at me, and still the incessant bumping goes on. "Keep it going! Stay in time!" tBump- bumpl "Get to work! Watch the shift!" tBump-bump.l And so it goes on. That slow, incessant bump stays with me all the time. BUMP- BUMP-bump-bump!! ti' HAFQ t I Eileen Larson believed in oiling her ice skates before using them. Dad took his unusual beating in pre- paration for the Iunior-Senior Banquet. The four students who played hookie to go skiing had detention for a week. Who was the teacher who liked to eat apples on her way home at noon? Did you notice the gray hairs after the Iuniors started writing themes and making speeches? Could it be that the Iuniors sold candy in study hall? We occassionally heard cz rustle but not the rustle of leaves. Leslie Van Horn's eyebrows have been arched nicely. Thanks to someone! A full waste-paper basket of chewing gum can be gathered in each school day. Someone should teach limmy Stouppe how to operate an alarm clock. We wonder it Iim Hindman, the "bone crusher," really lived up to his name. Ask the "Dutchman." Who was the Freshman boy excused from detention by the teacher only to dis- cover that detention was excused that night by Mr. Keller? There was a time in Mr. Custer's life when he didn't know what to say. Dick Hassenplug was seen in Moxham wheeling an empty baby carriage. Now what does that mean? The photography club party has put two heretofore bachelors into the Romeo class. Nice going Iack and Al. Watch out girls if you can't understand what your boy triendis saying. The French II class has read a love novel. Who's the female collector that Dick Spotz and "Dave" Beihl visit regularly? ..scraps from the scratch pad. A salute to spring . .. Girls' Chorus in action Swing your pardner 0 0 Those boys again The grand finale THE AMERICAN HERITAGE OF SONG SPRING CONCERT . . . comprised of the American Heritage of Song . . . climaxed the year's work in the music department . . . supervised by Mr. Baker . . . both girls' and boys' choruses, band, and swing band participated in special numbers of all kinds . . . the song "America the Beautiful" served as the theme and basis for the painting on the scenery so capably done by Robert Wright, Robert Hesaltine and Charles Hesaltine of the art de- partment under the supervision of Mr. Boerstler. Developed over a period of six months the concert proved a finished performance. Its patriotic note was emphasized near the end of the program when a girls' trio in evening dress dropped a musical hint to the effect that those not satisfied with the way things are done in the U. S. A. had better "Go Back Where You Belong". A musical pageant with a smattering l80l FIRST Hauser. Zeiler. T D K. Davis, Boerstler. SECOND - Ripple. Bixel. d Rose, Pritrs, Clawson of Indians. . .cowboys . . . dancers . . .actors An ironic touch entered the program when the same trio-Betty Brant, Vivian Schweitzer and Ruth Sivits-told that "The Nightengale Sang at Berkely's Square" fin Londonl when it was more likely that bomb- ers were falling there. The program was varied by the appear- ance of soloists, soldiers, square dancers and baton twirlers, in addition to the boys' and girls' choruses, a boys' swing chorus, the "Dreamers," the Swing Bees and the Ferndale High School Band. The entire cast sang and played "God Bless America" as the finale. Dancers and marchers who performed under a handicap on the crowded stage were well received. The marchers included a group of soldiers who appeared during a mixed chorus rendition of the Civil War Song. "Tramp! Tramp! Tramp!" They were joined by Richard Spotz as "Abraham Lin- coln," whose appearance waked an out- burst of applause during the number. Indians and Pilgrims were on the stage at the beginning of the program, when the boys' and girls' choruses sang such num- bers as "Pale Moon," "Indian Love Call," and "The Landing of the Pilgrims". The singing of "Yankee Doodle" by the three figures made famous in the painting, "The Spirit of '76". They were joined by the ap- pearance of George Washington, person- ified by lack Hufman. Continuing the personification of the music, a group of cowboys joined the mix- ed chorus and the boys' chorus in singing "Home on the Range". With the singing of "Oh Susanna," a group of square dancers appeared on the stage and received hearty approval from the audience for their out- standing performance. Further variety was given to the program by the presentation of a humorous melodrama entitled "The Lamp Went Out". Soloists were lack Schuster, flute: Ioseph Rosenthalp Charles Trexel, pianog Leona Koreltz, accordion: Paul Auman, trumpet and Lois LaBrie, clarinet. USHERS CLUB . . . "good evening, may I find you a seat?" 1813 One peep leads you to see that our IOHN ARMSTRONG . . . Hi-Y-2, 3 . . . Aviation- MAY CARLMARK . . . Girl Reserve-l, 3, 4 . . . Science Club-2, 3, 4 . . . Boys' Volleyball-l, 2, 3, 4 Clothing Club-3 . . . Student Council-4 . . . Spring I I I Boys' Bqskefl-,q11..1I ZI 3I 4 Concert-3 . . . Reflector-4 . . . Courier-4 ROBERT BARNES . . . "Speed" . . . Hi-Y-I, 2, 3, 4 VIRGINIA CARNEY . . . "Ginny" . . . Art Club-4 . . . Football-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . V. Basketball-4 . . . . . . Personality Club-3 . . . Knitting Club-2 I. V. Basketball-l, 2, 3, 4 . . . Boys' Athletic Club- II II II ZI 3I 4 I I I Boys. Volleyball-II 2 I I I Boys' DONALD Cl-IAPPELL . . . Don . . . FootbalI-l, 2, 3, Beslretiseli-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Varsity F club-4 . . . 4 - - - BOYS V01'eYb'11I-1' Z' 3 - - - BOYS Alhleflc Spring Concert-3I 4 Club-Z, 3, 4 . . . Varsity F Club-2, 3, 4 DAVID BEIHL . . . "Dave" . . . Hi-Y-2, 3, 4 . . . DONALD CLAWSON . . . usUl0k9Y" - - - Hi-Y-2. 3. 4 Photography Club-3, 4 . . . Boy Scouts-1, 2, 3, 4 FO0lbCll1-1. 2. 3. 4 - - - V- Basketball-Z. 3. 4 - - - . . . Orchestra-1, 2, 3 . . . Band-l, 2, 3, 4 , , , I. V. Basketball-1 . . . Boys' Volleyball-1, 2 . . . Spring Concert-3, 4 Boys' Basketball-1 . . . Boys' Athletic Club-3, 4 EDITH BELTZ I I I .Eden I I I Reflector-4 I I I . . . Varsity F Club-Z, 3, 4 . . . Spring Concert-3, 4 Courier-4 . . . Dramatic Club-l, 2 . . . Personality HELEN CIIIAWSQN I I I Girl Reserve-1I 2I 3I 4 I I I Club-3 - - - Girls' Glee Club-3, 4 - - - Spring Clothing clnls-3, 4 . . . Knitting club-2 . . . Girls' Concefl--3' 4 Volleyball-2, 3 . . . Girls' Basketball-4 RUDOLPH BELTZ . . . Search . . . Industrial Arts WILLIAM CLAWSON I I I IIBIIII, I I I Photography Club-4 . . . I. V. Basketball-Z . . . Boys Volleyball I I . Club-2, 3, 4 . . . Know Your City Club-2 . . . Boys -1, 2, 3, 4 . . Boys Basketball-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . V II b 11 1 2 3 4 B ,B k Ib H-4 Boys' Athletic Club-2 0 ey G W ' ' ' ' ' ' CYS as e G IAMES BLOUGH . . . "lim" . . . Photography Club- ALBERT CRUICKSHANK . . . "Shook" . . . Photog- 4 I I I Football-2 I I I Boys' Athletic Clubiz raphy Club-3, 4 . . . Courier-4 . . . Aviation-Science PAUL BLOUGH HIIY-2 3 4 Aviation Club-Z . . . Boys' Basketball-1 . . . Spring Concert Science Club-2, 3 . . . Hobby Club-4 . . . Boys' -3' 4 ' ' ' Senior Play-4 Athletic Club-Z . . . Spring Concert-4 . . . Senior KENNETH DANIELS I I I "Ken" I I I Football-1I ZI Plfllf-4 - - - Foolbqll Manager-2 - - - Track-l - - - 3, 4 . . . 1. v. Beslretlstrll-2 . . . Beys' Basketball- Spfmg Concefl-4 1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Boys' Athletic Club-3, 4 . . . 'rreelr-3 EMMA BOERSTLER ' ' ' Tm" - Gifl Reserve- THELMA DAVIS . . . "Derry" . , . Girl Reserve-1, 2, l,2,4 ... Rededop-1.. .Couneb-3,4 ... AH 3 4 Reuedop-4 Conde?-3 4 Pep Club-4 . . . Swing Band-3 . . . Girls' Volleyball- ' f ' ' f ' I ' ' I I I I sonallty Club-4 . . . Girls Volleyball-l, Z, 3, 4 . . . 1, 2, 4 . . . Girls Basketball-1, Z, 4 . . . Girls . . I I . . . I I Girls Basketball-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Girls Athletic Club- Athletic Club-2 . . . Operetta-2 . . . Spring Concert 2 3 S . C I 3 4 U h Cl -3 4 Ushers Club-4 Girls' Glee clnb-3 4 ' ' ' ' Fung once'-' ' ' ' 5 ers ul 4 ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ' . . . Cirls' Glee Club-3, 4 :VID BQIYEISII- IIIlDU"e"Ig - - HWII' 2' 3' 4 - ROBERT DICK . . . "Mope" . . . Hi-Y 2, 3, 4 . . . 0'O?'C'P Y U - - ' Ioolbcll-' 3 - - - BOYS Pltetegreplty Club-3, 4 . . . Bend-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Beys' Athletic Club-2, 3 . . . Spring Concert-4 Volleyball-I4 Spring Concert-3 4 BETTY BRANT . . . Girl Reserves-II 2, 3, 4 . . . Know ARTHUR ELLIOTT I I I HAH., I I I HIIY-ZI 3I 4 I I I Your City Club-Z . . . Dramatic Club-4 . . . B . I I oy Scout-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Boys Glee Club-3, 4 . . . Forensic League-3 . . . Personality Club-3 . . . O II I Z S I PI -4 GI I I TI 3 4 Football-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Basketball-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Pere Q- ' emo' GY ' " Us 'lo' ' Boys' Volleyball-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Beys' Bnslretisnll-1, MARIAN BRANTHOOVER . . . "P, K." . . . Girl Re- 2, 3, 4 . . . Boys' Athletic Club-2, 3, 4 . . . Varsity serve-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Reflector-4 . . . Courier-3, 4 F. Club-4 . . . Orchestra-1, 2 . . . Band-1, Z, 3, 4 . . . Per- II I I II I 1 2 4 senniity Club-4 . . . Girls' Volleyball-1, 2. 3, 4 . . . WILLIAM IESCHI' ' ' W""e ' ' ' HPYEI' bf' I Girls' Brrsiretlserll-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Girls' Athletic club- - - - Al'1f1f'0'1'SC'enCe Club-1' 2 - - ' Af' u 3' 2, 3 . . . Operetta-2, 3 . . . Spring Concert-4 ' ' ' Senior PIGY-4 WILLIAM BRUCE . . . "Bill" . . . Student Council-1 GRACE FALSONE . . . "Gracie" . . . Reflector-4 , . . Football-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . V. Basketball-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Courier-3, 4 . . . Art Club-3 . . . Girls' Glee I I I Boys' Athletic Club-1I 2I 3I 4 I I I Varsity I-' Club-3, 4 . . . Knitting Club-2 . . . Girls' Basketball Club-l, 2, 3, 4 . . . Spring Concert-3, 4 . . . Boys' -4 . . . Girls' Athletic Club-4 . . . Spring Concert- Glee Club-3, 4 . . . Track-1, 2, 3 3, 4 lB2l MARY FALSONE . . . Reflector-4 . . . Personality GLENN HOFFMAN . . . "Cluf" . . . Swing Band-3, 4 Club-4 . . . Girls' Glee Club-3, 4 . . . Spring Con- . . . Football-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . V. Basketball--3, 4 . . . cert-3, 4 . . . Clothing Club-3 . . . Knitting Club-2 I. V. Basketball-l, 2 . . . Boys' Athletic Club-1, 2, . . . Girls' Volleyball-4 . . . Girls' Basketball-4 3, 4 . . . Varsity F Club-3. 4 - - - Spring Concert- 3, 4 . . . Swing Chorus-4 . . . Boys' Glee Club-3, 4 DOROTHY FITZGIBBON . . . "Fitz" . . . Girl Reserve II I III II GI I I -1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Reflector-4 . . . Courier-4 . . . IOSEYHINE HOMOLA 'I ' ' Bon 'e ' ' ' 'rs Dssiiisiis Club-2 . . . Orchestra-1, 2 . . . Band- Afhlehc Club-1 - - - Spfmg Concert-4 1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Personality Club 4 . . . Girls' Volleyball JANET HOOD I I I -Hoody" I I I Girl Reserves-1 I I I -1' 21 3' 4 - - - Girls' Bsskofboll-1' 21 3' 4 - - - Personality club-4 . . . Clothing Club-3 . . . Girls' Girls' Afhlofis Club-3 - - - Slsfing Concert-3' 4 Volleyball-4 . . . Girls' Athletic club-2 . . . o il-1,2...s 'gcii rt-3,4 IEAN FOLTZ . . . Girl Reserve-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Courier Pere Q pm' O Ce -4 . . . Personality Club-4 . . . Clothing Club-3 MIRIAM HOUSER . . . "Mlm" . . . Girl Reserves-2. . . . Girls' Basketball-4 . . . Girls' Athletic Club-2 3, 4 . . . Ushers Club-4 . . . Clothing Club-4 . . . . . . Girls' Glee Club-3, 4 . . . Spring Concert-3, 4 Knitting Club-2 . . . R fl -4 e em" JACK HUPMAN . . . "Hulty" . . . sliiflei-ii Council-4 OLIVE GILBERT I I I ulcky.. I I I Girl Reserv 4 I I I . . . Football-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . V. Basketball-Z, 3, 4 . . . I. V. Basketball-1 . . . Boys' Volleyball-1 . . . Boys' Athletic Club-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Varsity F Club -2, 3, 4 . . Spring Concert-3, 4 . . . Boys' Glee Club-3, 4 Courier-4 . . . Dramatic Club-2, 4 . . Girls' Volley- ball-3 . . . Girls' Athletic Club-3 . . . Operetta-1 . . . Spring Concert-3, 4 BETTY GRACE GRIFFITH . . . Courier-3, 4 . . . CURTIS HUNT I I I .iRed,. I I I Courier-3I 4 I I I Dramatic Club-2 . . . Personality Club-3, 4 . . . Student Council-2 . . . Operetta-1, 2 . . . Spring Concert-3, 4 . . . Girls' Glee Club-2, 3, 4 . . . Reflector-4 Photography Club-4 . . . Aviation-Science Club-3 . . . Art Club-Z . . . Swing Band-4 . . . Orchestra- 4 . . . Band-Z, 3, 4 . . . Boys' Volleyball-l, 2, 3, 4 . . . Boys' Basketball-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Spring Concert- -3, 4 LEROY HALL . . . Lee" . . . Photography Club-3, 4 Know Your City Club-2 IOANN HURRELL . . . "lo" . . . Girl Reserves-1, Z, 3, 4 . . . Dramatic Club-2 . . . Personality Club- FRANG15 HEI!-MANN - - - "Msssfo" - - - Foofboll- 3, 4 . . . Girls' Volleyball-4 . . . Girls' Basketball- l, 2, 3 . . . Varsity Basketball-2, 3, 4 . . . I. V. 4 I I I Operettq-2 I I I Spring Concert-3I 4 Basketball-1 . . . Varsity F Club-2, 3, 4 . . . Spring Concert-4 IOLANA KERN . . . Personality Club-4 ROBERT l-lERsHlsEli . . . "Bob" . . . Aviation-science ROSE KIRCHNER - - - "Rosie" - - - Girl Rssofvos- club-2, 4 . . . Boys' Athletic club-3 . . . Football 1. 21 3, 4 - - - Couffof-3' 4 - - - Know Your GUY Club Manager-3 -2 . . . Orchestra-1, 2 . . . Band-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Personality Club-4 . . . Girls' Volleyball-1, 2, 3, 4 PEARL HESALTINE . . . "Peck" . . . Girl Reserves-l, . . . Girls' Athletic Club-3 . . . Spring Concert-4 2, 3, 4 . . . Know Your Clty Club-2 . . . Personality NANCY KIIIEPACK I I I IINIIIIII I I I GIIIISI Glee Club- Club-3, 4 . . . Girls' Volleyball-1 . . . Girls' Glee Club-3 4 Spring Conceri-3 4 1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Personality Club-3, 4 . . . Spring Concert-3, 4 BLAIR HILDEBRAND . . . "HiIdy" . . . Hi-Y-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Football-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Boys' volleyball-1, 2, 3, 'f:':Ii'2N KNEPPER ' ' ' S"'P"" ' ' ' Pe""""""' 4 . . . Boys' Basketball-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Boys' Athletic Club-l, 2, 3, 4 . . . Varsity F Club-3, 4 . . . Spring SYLVIA KUMERDAY . . . "SH" . . . Girls' Glee Club- Concert-3, 4 . . . Boys' Swing Chorus-4 . . . Boys' 3, 4 . . . Personality Club-3 . . . Knitting Club-2 Glee Club-3, 4 . . . Spring Concert-4 IAMES HINDMAN I I I --lim" I I I Hi-Y-ZI 3I 4 I I I RICHARD LEVERGOOD . . . "RUngy" . . . Football- Avictiomscience Club-1 I I I Boy Scouts-1I2 I I I 1, 2, 3, 4 . . . V. Basketball-3, 4 . . . I. V. Basketball Football-l, 2, 3, 4 . . . 1. v. Basketball-2, 3 . . . -1' 2 - - - BoYs' Vo11oYbo11-1' 2 - - - Bovs' Afh1o1io Boys' Basketball-2, 3 . . . Boys' Athletic club-1, 2, Club-1' 2' 3' 4 - - - Vofsifl' F Club-2. 3. 4 3, 4 . . . vsisiiy ls Club-3, 4 . . . Operetta-2 Boskofbsll records are well established and secure. 4837 SYLVIA LIKAR . . . "SH" . . . Reflector-4 . . . ll-5-MES PATCH - - - "TUBING" - - - Hi-Y-2. 3. 4 - - - Courier-4 . . . Know Your City Club-2 . . . Per- Reflector-3 . . . PhotOg1'UPhY Club'-31 4 - - - Avia' sonality Club-3 . . . Girls' Volleyball-l . . . Girls' tion-Science Club-1, 2 . . . Swing Band-1. 2 . . . Glee Club-3, 4 . . . Spring Concert-3, 4 Orchestra-1, 2 . . . Band-1, Z, 3, 4 . . . Boys' Volley- ball-1, Z, 3 . . . Boys' Basketball-1, 2, 3 . . . Boys' WILLIAM MARKEL . . . "Bill" . . . Hi-Y-2 - - - Chorus-4 . . . Boys' Swing Chorus-4 . . . Concert Aviation-Science Club-3 . . . Boy Scouts-1, 2 . . . -3, 4 , , , Senior Plqy-4 Hobby Club-4 . . . Boys' Volleyball-3, 4 . . . Boys' BC'Sketb"u'1' 6' 4 CARLO PRRAOCHIO . . . Att Club 3 MARY MAYSTROVICH . . . "Sis" . . . Personality Club-4 . . . Home Economics Club-Z . . . Clothing ROBERT PETZ . . . "Petz" . . . Football-l, 2, 3, 4 Club-3 . . . Boys' Athletic Club-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Varsity F Club-3, 4 . . . Spring Concert-3, 4 IOHN MELVIN . . . "lack" . . . Hi-Y-2, 3, 4 . . . Reflector-Z, 3, 4 . . . Courier-2, 3 . . . Photography U ' H l Club--4 . . . Aviation-Science Club-3 . . . Art Club ELDON PITTMAN ' ' ' P"'e' ' ' ' HYY-2 ' ' -2 Orchestra-1 2 3 4 Band-1 2 3 4 Football-1. . . Spring Concert-4 Spring Concert-4 . . . Senior Play-4 KATHRYN POLIPPO . . . "Kush" . . . Dramatics Club CHARLES MILLER . . . "Chuck" . . . Hi-Y-2 . . . -3, 4 . . . Girls' Volleyball-4 . . . Girls' Basketball Art Club-3 . . . Boy Scouts-1, 2 . . . Football-1, Z -4 . . . Operetta-2 . . . Spring Concert-3, 4 . . . . . . I. V. Basketball-Z . . . Boys' Volleyball-Z, 3 Senior Play-4 . . . Boys' Basketball-1, 2, 3 . . . Boys' Athletic Club'-li Z - - - Industrial Arts Club-4 - - - SPNHQ DORIS POLLOCK . . . Personality Club--4 . . . Girls' Concert-4 Basketball-4 . . . Girls' Athletic Club-3 . . . Spring Concert-3 . . . Girls' Glee Club-3, 4 MARY ANNA MILLER . . . Girl Reserves-1, 2, 3, 4 Reflector-3 4 . . . Courier-4 . . . Dramatic ting-Z I . I Forgnsic League-1' 2' 3 ' I I Orchestra BETTY IANE PRI'I'TS . . . "Prittsy" .'Girl Reserves -Z' 3, 4 l ' u Band-1' 2 I I . Personality Club-4 -4 . . . Dramatics'Club-4 . . . Girls Glee Clulaf . . . Clothing Club-3 . . . Student Council-l . . . 1' 2' 3' 4 ' ' ' Girls Voueylaqli-1' 2',3' 4 ' ' ' Girls Operetm-Z l I U spring Concert-3, 4 I I I Senior Basketball-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Girls Athletic Club-1, 2, 3 Play-4 I l I Girls, Glee Club-2, 3' 4 . . . Operetta-1, 2 . . . Spring Concert-3, 4 AUDREY MOSEBARGER . . . "Mosey" . . . Girl Re- DEAN RHODES . . . "I-lick or Pork" . . . Orchestra- serves-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Dramatic Club-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . 1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Boys' Chorus-2, 3, 4 . . . Boys' Swing Forensic League-3 . . . Girls' Basketball-1, 2, 3 Chorus-4 . . . Mixed Chorus-3, 4 . . . All County . . . Cheerleader-2, 3 . . . Operetta-2 . . . Spring Chorus-3, 4 . . . Boys' Volleyball-3, 4 . . . Boys' Concert-3, 4 . . . Senior Play-4 Basketball-2, 3, 4 DORIS MURRAY - ' - "D"dY".- - ' Giflliesefves-214 GARNET RHODES . . , "Rhodsey" . . . Personality . . . Courier-4 . . . Personality Club-4 . . . Knitting Club-3 l . . Girls. Glee Club-1' 2 3 u ' l operand- Club-2 . . . Girls' Volleyball-l, Z, 3, 4 . . . Girls' 1, 2 - . - Spring Concert-3' 4 I I senior Play-4 Athletic Club-3 . . . Girls' Glee Club-2, 3, 4 . . . I Spnng Come"-4 GLADYS RIPPLE . . . Girl Reeervee-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . AMELIA NAHTIGAL . . . "Molly" . . . Girls' Athletic Orchestra-1, 2 . . . Band-l, 2, 3, 4 . . . Clothing Club-3 Club-4 . . . Knitting Club-3 . . . Girls' Volleyball- 4...Uh cib-4... ' DONALD OHS . . . Football-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . v. S en' " spnng Come"-4 Basketball-3 . . . I. V. Basketball-2 .. . Boys' Athletic Club-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Beye Basketball-l . . . HELEN ROSTOCHAK ' Girls' V0ueYh"u'1' 2' 3' 4 Varsity F Club-2, 3' 4 . . . Girls' Basketball-2 . . . Girls' Athletic Club-1 PHYLLIS OTTO . . . "Phil" . . . Girl Reserves-4 . . . BETTY IANE RUMMEL , I , "Chee Chee" , , I Dm- Reflecfor-3 - - - Clothing Club-3, 4 . . . Girls' metiee Club-2, 3, 4 . . . Girls' Glee club-2, 3 . . . V0ueYbf111-4 - - - Girls' Basketball-4 - - - Spring Girls' Volleyball-l, 4 . . . Girls' Basketball--1 . . Concert-3 . . . Girls' Glee Club-3, 4 Operettcx-2 . . . Spring Concert-3 We pause to take inventory of ourselves i847 and tally our activities and records one by one DEAN RUMMEL . . . "Rummel" . . . Boys' Chorus- RICHARD SPOTZ . . . "Dick" . . . Hi-Y-1. 2, 3. 4 2, 4 . . . Mixed Chorus-Z, 4 . . . Boys' Swing Chorus . . . Photography Club-3. 4 - - - Art Club-2 - - - -4 . . . Boys' Volleyball-l . . . Operetta-2 . . . Boys' Volleyball-2, 3, 4 . . . Boys' Basketball-1, 2, Spring Concert-4 3, 4 LEIGHTON RUMMEL I - . --Budl' D I . Art Club-Z, 3 FRANK STURM . . . Art Club-4 . . . Hobby Club-3 Industrial Arts Club-4 . . . Boys' Glee Club-3 . . . ' ' ' BOYS' Basketball-2 Boys' Volleyball-l, 2 . . . Spring Concert-3 LEROY THIEL . . . "Thiel" . . . Art Club-3 IOSEPH RYCHAK . . . "Ice" . . . Hi-Y--Z, 3, 4 . . . H ,, , , , Photography C1 ul 4 . ' I Art Club-2 - I I Hobby FRED THURAU . . . Frog . . . Aviation-Science Club-3 . . . Boys' veIIeybe11-2, 3, 4 . . . Boys' Club-3' 4 ' ' - BOYS Alhlellc Clul"'2 Basketball-1, 2, 3, 4 , IOHN TODHUNTER . . . "Snagger' . . . Hi-Y-3, 4 l-2,3, ...Bk- IOSEPHINE scAvUzzo . . . "Fm" . . . Girl Reserves b O'c"es"" 1 . Foo'l"" " Us e' , all--3, 4 . . .Boys Athletic Club-1, 2, 3, 4 . . -1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Know Your City Club-l . . . Per- Varsity F Clul 4 Spring Concert-3 soncrlity Club-4 . . . Girls' Volleyball-1, 2, 3, 4 ' ' ' LGEHZ Basketball-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Girls Athletic LESLIE VAN HORNE I I I .Tic-TOC., - ' - Hi-Y-3' 4 u - ' . . . Reflector-3, 4 . . . Photography Club-3, 4 . . . Boys' Basketball-4 . . . Senior Play-4 . . . Spring VIVIAN SCHWEITZER . . . "Blondie" . . . Girl Re- COHCSN-3. 4 - - - BOYS' Glee Club-3. 4 - - - T1'CICk- serves-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Reflector-3, 4 . . . Courier-4 3. 4 Dramatics Club-2, 3, 4 . . . Forensic League-3 . . . Student Council-l . . . Girls' Volleyball-4 . . . DEAN VARNEB - - - HPGUUYH ' - - A14 Club-3 Girls' Basketball-3, 4 . . . Girls' Glee Club-Z, 3, 4 . . . Operetta-2 . . . Spring Concert--3, 4 . . . Girls' BENIAMIN WACKER . . . Aviation-Science-3, 4 . . Trio-3, 4 . . . Senior Play-4 Study Club-1, 2 WILLIAM SELL. . . "Bin" . . . Avisuen-science-I, 2, DORIS WP-RING . - - "DO-DO" - - - Girl Reserves- 3 4 1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Reflector-4 . . . Courier-4 . . . ' Orchestra-1, 2, 3 . . . Band-l, 2, 3 . . . Clothing Club-l, 2, 3, 4 . . . Girls' Volleyball-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . ANNA MAE SHULL ' ' ' uAm"' ' ' ' Girl Reserves' Girls' Basketball-l, Z, 3, 4 . . . Spring Concert-3, 4 l, 2, 3, 4 . . . Courier-4 . . . Photography Club-2 . . . Clothing Club-3, 4 ROBERT WARSING-"Tubs" . . . Football-l, 2, 3 Boys' Volleyball-l, 2, 3, 4 . . . Boys' Basketball- RUTH SIVITS . . . Girl Reserves-1, 2, 3, 4 . . 1, Z, 3, 4 , , , Boys' Athletic Club-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Know Your City Club-2 . . . Dramatics Club-4 . . . Hi-Y-2 Forensic League-3 . . . Personality Club-3 . . . Glfls' 'lflo-31 4 - - - Girls' V0lleYl1f1ll-ll 2' 3 - - - BERNICE WRIGHT . . . "Pee Wee" . . . Girl Reserves Girls' Basketball-1, 2, 3 . . . Operetta-2 . . . Spring -1' 2, 3, 4 1 . - personalny Club-4 I D - Girls' Glee Concert-3' 4 ciub-4 . . . Girls' veIIeybe1I-1, 2, 3 . . . Girls' Basketball-1, 2, 3 . . . Girls Athletic Club-2, 3 MARY FLORENCE SNYDER . . . Girl Reserves-1, 2, - - - Cheerleader-3. 4 - - - Spflng Concert-4 3, 4 . . . Reflector-l, 2, 3, 4 . . . Courier-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Forensic League-3 . . . Clothing Club-3, 4 . . . D1-XRL YOUNKER - - - 'lDf1Y" - - - C0Ufl9f-4 - - - Knitting Club-2 , , , Gil-15' Volleyball-1, 2, 3, 4 Personality Club-4 . . . Knitting Club-2 . . . Girls' . . . Girls' Basketball-1, 2, 3, 4 . . . Girls' Glee V0lleYl-Will-ll 2, 3, 4 - - - Girls' Athletic Club-3 Club-2, 3, 4 , ,,SpringC0nCe1-Q-3, 4 . . . Girls' Glee Club-l, 2, 3, 4 . . . Operetta-2 . . . Spring Concert-3, 4 ETHEL SPORY . . . "Dutch" . . . Girl Reserves-4 . . . Reflector-3, 4 . . . Courier-2, 3, 4 . . . Photography CHARLES ZIMMERMAN - - - uZfP" - - - Pl10l09TC1Pl'lY Club-2 . . . Personality Club-3 . . . Clothing Club- Club-3, 4 - - - Know Y0111' CllY Club-2 - - - Band- 4 . . . Girls' Volleyball-2, 3, 4 . . . Girls' Basketball l. 2. 3. 4 - - - BOYS' V0llSYlJCIll-1. 2. 3. 4 - - - BOYS' -3, 4 . . . Operetta-1, 2 . . . Spring Concert-3, 4 BClSkeibGll-1. 2. 3, 4 - - - 5P1'l1'19 COHCGN-31 4 C857 "Thanks a million" for your help! Photography by: Andrew's Studio, Iohnstown, Pa. Engraving by: Iahn G Ollier Engraving Co. Chicago, Ill. Printing by: Weigel G Barber, Inc. Iohnstown, Pa. The members ot the Reflector Staff and the Class of 1941 Wish to express to the following their profound gratitude for and appreciation of the invaluable aid in producing this annual: To Mr. George Townsend, Financial Adviser, for his help in financing the book. To Mr. Paul Kunkle, Faculty Adviser, for his supervision of the editorial staff. To Mr. George Boerstler, Art Adviser, for his skillful cartoon arrangements in the book. To Mr. Grant Custer, Photography Adviser, lor his patience in securing informal pictures. To Mr. Frank Keller, General Financial Adviser, for his cooperation in securing the necessary finances for the publication of the book. To Mr. Leslie Weigel of Weigel and Barber, Inc., for his cooperation in printing the book. To Mr. Louis E. Wise of Iahn and Ollier Engraving Company for his plans and suggestions on layout and budget. To Mr. Thomas Walko of Andrew's Studio for his cooperation in taking the group pictures. To those who in any way contributed to "The Reflector' and have not been mentioned here, we extend our sincere ap- preciation and thanks. C869 1 Contents PGQGS Youth's Problems ...... -...... 4 , 5 Dedication ............. ....... 5 , 7 School Views .......... . 3. 9 Administration ..... ....... 1 10, 11 Faculty .................................. ....... ' 12, 13 Introduction to Sections ...... .......... 1 4 YOUTH LOOKS FORWARD ...... ...... 1 5-35 ' 16-29 Senlors ................,.,..,...... ...... Iuniors ....... ....... 3 U, 31 Sophomores . ....... 32, 33 Freshmen .........,......... .,..... 3 4, 35 YOUTH'S SOCIAL LIFE ...... ...... 3 7-55 Reflector ,..,,..,,.,...,.,,,.. ...,.,. 3 8, 39 Courier ................,... ....... 3 8, 39 Hi-Y .,,,,.,,,,,,,,, ....... 4 U, 41 Girl Reserve ....... 40, 41 Band ,.,........... .......... 4 2 Orchestra ......... ......,....... 4 3 Boys' Chorus .......... ....... 4 4, 45 Girls' Chorus .............. ....... 4 4, 45 Industrial Arts Club ..... ....... 4 5, 47 Art Club ................,..... ....... 4 6, 47 Clothing Club ........ ....... 4 8, 49 Personality Club ........... ....... 4 8, 49 Photography Club ........... ....... 5 0, 51 Aviation-Science Club ....,., ....... 5 U, 51 Girls' Athletic Club ..... ....... 5 2, 53 Dramatic Club ...,........ ....... 5 2, 53 Student Council ........ ....... 5 4, 55 Boy Scouts ..................... ....... 5 4, 55 YOUTH GIVES A CHEER ........ ...... 5 7-71 58-62 63-65 Football ..,.................,..... ...... Basketball ................... Track ......................... .......... 6 6 Varsity F Club .,..... .,.,,,.,,,.... 6 7 Boys' Interclass ....,. ,,..,,, 6 8, 69 Girls' Interclass ......,,.....,.,..,,..,. ,,,,,,, 7 U, 71 YOUTH'S FAVORITE PASTIMES ,.,., ...... 7 3-87 Senior Play .............................,. .......... 7 4 Swing Band ............................ .......... 7 5 School Life .,,,.,,,.,.,.. .,..,,. 7 6, 79 Spring Concert ...... ,,..,,. 8 0, 81 Senior Activities ..... ,,,,,, 8 2-85 Acknowledgments ......., ,,,,,,,,,,, 8 6 SCISSORS AND PASTE ........ ...,......,.....,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,.,,.,,,,,,,,,.,,,. . 88 for your convenience. . .now we'd like to help you 1871 LAST PAGE COMMENT . . . FIND A PAIR OF Scissors AND A LITTLE AND GO TO WORK! IF YOU LIKE TO COLLECT AUTO- GRAPHS, OR MAKE SCRAP BOOKS, AND IDLE HOURS OF TIME AWAY . . . THIS PART OF THE BOOK IS SET ASIDE FOR YOU. WHATEVER YOU LIKE TO DO, YOU CAN SUIT YOUR TAQTE-fALL THE WAY FROM 115EA TO STYLE. HAVE IT YOUR OWN WAY! . . . BUTDO IT. i883 ,MfZMf X1 xx' f I , I I. A 'Gi WL I' f ,f ,f 2 Rookwoocl High School Seniors ii-ul Photos by M. E. Nagel Ja Son, Johnstown ' Garrett High Senior Class R Photos by M. E. Nagel 8: Son, rrr '--.f: r32" .f'?' "" . 16523235555 I ' '::fifi5i555i?fiiiE - -,. t iff' if V First 'row' tleit 60 i'lghtl-Doro- thy Pritis and Jean Schrock. Second V- row-Richard Franklin and Helen Werner. Third row- Miriam Christner and llean Bas- sett. Fourth row-Harry Pritts and Betty Lee. -- Robert P. Mil- ler, s e 2 m a n. 1 first class, left to rejoin the f 1 e c t a f t e 1' s p e n d i n g a four-day leave with his par- f ---'---11--- "-'- ,'--- e nts, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph L, , "'- Miller, 703 Mes- . ' Sengel' Sf reet. A". ' "" , :fe ... w . E ""' ..V' Xe... 'D-W' '---:1:3:55j: He ellliSted in ." I the Navy last I - - - " June, took his basic training iat Newport, R. I., and since has 'been on fleet duty. Seaman Miller formerly worked in the Gautier lD9PH1'tm9l'1t of Bethlehem's Johnstown Plant and the Armour Packing Company of Detroit, Mich. He graduated from Dale Hith School in 1939. l l 4- -1- Q- Dick Levergood of Ferndale has been transferred to Boston, Mass., from the United States Naval Training Sta- U tion at Newport, ,,.- :-.1- R. I., where he I had been sta- .2113 . tioned since en- . listing last May A' .,:.?ff """ .'b- ' 1 :gg?'1- - 1S. He is e een of Mr. and Mrs. 1 Walter Lever- ,gf ""' T .,,: 3 good of 716 Sum- - me Avenue. The 122 Ferndale YOUHE '5fffZf'f -,'." mlm is HOW quartered at the 23?si3iglFia,., "" ' -fi?fifiE2Qij'f.i,j.'A SOIIIEYSBYZ Hotel -..4 in Boston and is .taking a course 'as a. machinists .mate at Wentworth Institute. He expects to be at the school for a four-month period. Levergood graduated from Ferndale High School in the class of 1941. While attending the borough school he was prominent in athletics and earned his varsity letter in track, football and basketball. He had been working in the car shop of Bethlehem's Johnstown Plant be- fore entering service. Dick Levergood ,v, mu ,,....- -,,...-.- , I POPULAR YOUNG 'I A SOPRANO l l 1 i Miss Maxene Crum I Mrs. Nancy fCrotzerl Hamilton left Johnstown today for the West Coast to join her husband, John Hamilton, an officer in the Navy, and to enter the employ of the governments legal department in San Francisco, Cal. Mrs. Hamil- ton is a daughter of Stewart Crot- 'zer of 307 Cedar Street and for- merly was engaged as secretary to Attorney Marlin Stephens. Her husband is a son of Mrs. Margaret Hamilton of Ferndale. ., .-...g.. ,.,. I i X 1 r V Q I Robert F. Petz Cahovel, son of i 1 Mr and Mrs. J. A. rm, 905 Boyd i , Street. recently was advanced i ' from the grade of seaman, first 5 class, to petty officer, third class, 1 I aviation metalsmith. Petz enlisted t in the Navy in June of last year, several weeks after he graduated from Ferndale High School. He received his basic training at ' Newport, R. I., and then was sent to the jacksonville, Fla., Naval Base. In April of this year he was assigned to overseas duty. He is married to the former Betty Gi-are Griffith, daughter of , Mrs. Elizabeth Griffith, 329 Ohlo Street. ' 1 i Pfc. Roy T. fTedl Thiele, son of Mr. and Mrs. William J. Thiele of 725 Bloom Street, Dale, recently was promoted to the grade of cor- poral at Keesler Field, Miss., Army! Air Force t ec h nic a li school. He wasi inducted into' military service: last February! in' accordance' with provisionsi of the Selective S e rvice Act. Corporal Thiele formerly was employed as a? bus driver byi the Johnstown! Traction Com- pany. He was active in athlet-i ics while a student at Dale High ,School and was a member of the ischooli .basketball team which won the championship in the tri-i county area. . Corp. 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S11-will Muni DROWNS IN RIVER EAR llUNll GDO New .Paris Youth Victim Of Cramps While Swimming , NEW PARIS - Stanford Mickle. 13-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Miclile of New Paris, and a sophomore at Juniata College. was drowned ,yesterday afternoon while swimming in the Juniata River, 10 miles from' the college campus in Huntingdon. Mickle was selhed with cramps while swimming at a point near which the Raystown Branch emp- ties into the Juniata. He called out to his companions, but disap- glcared before help'could reach him. he body has not yet been recov- Zred, although Huntingdon firemen nd State Motor' Police continued their efforts today. QDr. William B..West, coroner-of Huntingdon County, said Mickle jnd six companions had gone to the river for a swim a.s a means ,Qf relaxing from the strain of final agtaminations at the collegej fAccording to the coroner, Mickle, U poor swimmer, was seized with Qramps as he was attempting to swim across a pool 20 to 30 feet deep. Dr. West said Miss Mary Liven- good, daughter of William S. Liven- good Jr., state secretary of inter- nal affairs, swam to the opposite shore and that Mickle attempted the swim of approximately 250 yards in an effort to join the girl. When Mickle's companions were unable to rescue him they spread an alarm and nremen from Hunt- ingdon used grappling hooks until late last night in an effort to re- eover the body. The search was continued at daybreak. - Stanford'Mickle was a member of the Juniata College baseball team. As a result of yesterday's tragedy the game scheduled in ,AUDRJEYVMJSEBARGER p 'M ENDS'rle,41N1NG , QAND WILLIAM BRUCEi l AS HONOR MAN, , T0 MARRY JUNE 6 -The betrothal !nd ctning mar- 'rlage of Miss Audrey Mosebarger to William Bruce was announced Tuesday evening by Miss'M0se-. lbarger's mother, Mrs. Russell ,Mosebarger of 808 Ferndale Ave- lnue. Approximately 15 guests at- Qtended 8 Party at the Mosebargerf ghome. 1 Miss Mosebarger is the daughter! iof Mr. and Mrs. Russell Mose- barger and1M.r. Bruce is a son of Mr. and MII. Archie Bruce ofl Riverside. The wedding win take' Place on Smlrday, June 6. I . The color scheme was carried out? 111 Pink and green. Corsages of Spfing fl0Qrl, bound with a wed- ding ring and bearing a card with the names of the prospective bride and bridegrooln were the favors A lunch Was served and games were played. Prizes were awarded to Miss Betty Grace Griffith and Miss Mary Jo McMaster. The bride-to-be graduated from Ferndale High School in 1941 and is employedas an assistant to Dr. Charles L. Black. Mr. Bruce grad- uated from Ferndale High School the S3-me Year and is now employed in the accounting department ofl the Bethlehem Steel Company. lf The following guests attendedl ,the affairs Doris Waring, Marion! ,Branthoqver, Joan Hurrel, Rose' lxirchnelz fnetfy Jane Griffith, Mary Anna Miller, Jean Foltz,! fCaroline iplllser. Patricia Farrellf .Mary Jo ' cMaster, Lois Kist and Phylm Evans. . 1 The annual Christmas dance of thc Johnstown Center, University of Pittsburgh, will be held on Wed- nesday evening. December 30, in Huntingdon today between Juniata! theiohigh school gymnasium, it iss an unced by Marjorie Ruffner, general chairman. Music for the dance. sponsored by the Student Council. will he furnished by Ross Smith and his orchestra. Dancing will take place from 8:30 to 11:80. o'clock. Committees in charge of arrangements will be announced l later by Miss Ruffner, I y 'JACQUELINE nirx the Juniata basketbalhteam. The deceased IS survived by his' and Muhlenberg College was called off. Mickle also was a member of parents, Russell and Mary .tThomasl Mickle: a. sister, Doris Mickle, at home, and his mater- hal, grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. :Noah Thomas of New Paris. ' 6 . - 'Tho' Vernon Geisel Funeral4 Home at Pleasantville will be in :charge of funeral arrangements. I . 3" UNITED AT VINCO, Miss Jacqueline Dick, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Dick of Vinco, and Curtis Glenn Hunt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Hunt of Jackson Township? were married last night in the Vinco Brethren Church. Rev. C. Y. Gilmer, pastor 'of the church, effieiate.-1, using the single ring ceremony. Attendants were Miss Ruth Hunt, a sister of lthe brldegroom, and Louis Ben- gsholf. i Following the wedding a recep- ltion was held at the home of the bride's parents. The bride is a raduate -of Conemaugh High graduate ot Ferndale High School K School and the brldegroom is a 1254. M y l hg evgieir 5 uno-1 V , ' halv- l ! l i William Allison Bruce tabovel, 21, of 808 Ferndale Avenue, gradu-N ated from recruit training as hongr man of his company at the U. B., Naval Training Station, Great Lakes, Ill. ' .- Employed asia payroll clerk for Beth1ehem's ,Johnstown 'Plant, Bruce left his job several weeks ago to enlist as an apprentice sea- man. Through a series of aptitude tests given the -130 men of his -com- pany, he has been selected to at-. tend one of the Navy's service! schools. ' V The honor man graduated ln 19 K from Ferndale High School, who he participated in all sports and ,won honorable mention on theigll- 0 state football team. His ' brothers, James, 20, and ,Archle, 23, also enlisted in the Navy re- cently and are in "boot" camp at Newport, R. I. The three appren-' tice seamen are the sons of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Bruce of Johnstown' R. D. 4. . Seaman Br.uce's wife, the ,former Audrey Mosebarger, lives at 808 Ferndale Avenue. ' Pvt. Jack M0 Connell of Dale. who enlisted in L h e U n i t e d S t a t e s Army Air Corps 18512 A u g u s t, h a s completed train-. ing as a radio technician and is stationed at' Sioux Falls, S.l D. He was at Atlantic City, N. J., for a short time before be- sent to the South Dakota base attend the technical school there. e McConnell is a son of Mr. and Mrs. B. T. McConnell of 929 McKinley Street. He is a. graduate ,of Dale High School and a !ormer leipploye of the 'A. 8: P. QFRANK M. ROSEMAN is swan TRANsFER Frank M. fTink7 Roseman. son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank W. Rose- man of Fern Place, Ferndale, has been transferred to Camp Eliott, Cal., after grad- uating from the ordnance school of the Marine Corps at Quan- tico, Va. He was given the rating of private Hrst class upon com- p l c t i n g t h e course. T h e 1 o c al young man en- listed for serv- ice in Elmira, N. Y., last July 19 and took his basic training at Par- ris Island, S. C. He graduated from Ferndale High School in 1940, attended Pennsylvania State Col- lege one year and then accepted a position with the American Bridge Company at Elmira. Private Rose- iman was trombonist in the Fern- dale High Band and was a member ,of the Sons of Legion Band. He is 'a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. James lCaddy of Conemaugh Street. Pfc. RUSGIHHH 1 l Married 55 Years Ago l 3 James Caddy .Li Mr. and Mrs. James Caddy of 230 Conemaugh Street, who have lived all their married life in Johns- town, today are celebrating their 55th wedding anniversary and Mrs. Caddy'5 77th birthday anniversary. The well-known First Ward couple have resided in the down- town area for a number of years. Their three daughters, all married, live in town, and a son resides in Pittsburgh. e to a severe cold which ha-5 I Du kept Mrs. Caddy housed uP. 8- Cele' bration planned for today has been postponed. Otherwise, she, as well as Mr, caddy, is enjoymg S006 health. The couple were married here by Rev. Alonzo Potter Diller, than rector of St. MHl'k'5 EP15C0Pal Church. Martin, was -born at sea, while her parentswere enroute to this coun- try from Cornwa.1l,1--England. Mr. Caddy,a native of England, marked his 77th birthday anniversary on February 22. The couple are the parents of five children-Elizabeth, wife of Emlyn J. Harris, 118 Dibert Street: Viola, wife of Ira. J. Findley, 311 Linden Avenueg Mabel, wife of Frank Roseman, Ferndaleg James G. Caddy, Pittsburgh, and Thomasi Earl Caddy, who died at the nge of 21. I I 1 I The couple have six grandchil-J dren and two great-grandchildren. One grandson, James A. Caddyt of Westmont, is a student at Jeffer- son' Medical College, Philadelphia, and another, Frank Roseman of ' Ferndale, is with the Marine Corps Pvt. Clyde S. Slick Jr., who on- listed in the Army October 22, has hr-en assigned to Camp Lee, Va., for training with the Quar- termaster Corps. A son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde S. Slirk of 833 Fronhelser Street, he graduated' from Johnstown High School in 1941 and had :been working' in the chcmiral laboratory of Beth- lehem's Johnstown Plant. His father, who is employed in The Tribune mechanical department, served 23 months in World War I. including eight months ovpr- seas. Private Slick was accepted as a member of the drum and buglc corps at the camp this week. l I 1 i Mrs, Caddy, the former Roberta JosEi'Fiefc'?boNNELL, romvusn man scuoor Amusrr, Ezvusrs Joseph R. O'Donne1l, son of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph B. O'Donnell of Washington, DL- C., formerly of! Johnstown, enlisted in the U. S. Marine Corps yesterday at Balti- more, Md. He will leave on De-i cember 19 for training camp. l O'Donnell was a,.member of the 1941 graduating class at Johns- town High School, where he played varsity basketball during his sen- ior year and was a member of thei tennis team two years. He also, played independent basketball for, several years. 1 Prior to leaving for Washing- ton, the local young man was em- llployed for six months in the edi- ltorial department of the Johnstown 'Tribune. He worked for a time in Washington on the national ad- vertising staff of the Washington tPost. X K.----f---f-r' ' f H Pvt. J Roger nell, son and Mrs. J. BJ 0'Donnell of Washington, D. C., and for- merly of this icity, has been 'mines with ' d .grand- . hd. Mrs- - Homes D. l'0dll'lCKr st St. He came to Johns- town last week for the fllnefal of his grandfather, Mr. Broderick. A former employe of The 'l'r'1bl1I1e editorial department, he enhsted In the Marine Corps in December, 1942, and .lp-.nova stationed at Cherry pointtgjgiypgwaitlng as- Air Corps signment td? training scllfmamfa h at at the base at Quantico, Va. Sr. of 1061 Franklin Street, or U SNAVY " ' AT RAWYUE 5 Warren I. Louder Jr., seaman, third class, was assigned to the radio school of the Navy at the University of Chicago after com- , pleting his basic training re- cently at Great Lakes, Ill. He was sworn into the Navy on his 17th birthday anniversary last August 7. During his "boot'f pe- ' riod he served as first-class bugler in his regimental drum and bugle corps. A son of Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Louder of 1583 Franklin Street, he graduated from Ferndale High School in . 1941. He was a member of the . school band and managed th' 3 1941 baseball team. The se' man spent a nine-day leave wi ' his parents before entering ra- training. 1 l I A bridal shower was held re- icently at the home of Mr. and Mrs. 'W. G. Levergood, 716 Summit Ave- nue, in honor of their daughter-im law, Mrs. Richard Levergood of lDorchester, Mass., the former Miss Anna Marie Sheehan. The honor guest and Richard Levergood, for- merly ot' this city, were married on October 10. He is a second-class petty officer in the Navy and fol- lowing the shower left for Dear- born, Mich., to a,ttend the Diesel Motor School. He was previously stationed in Boston. Hostesses at the party were Mrs. Donald Level-good, Mrs. Walter Levergood Jr. and Miss Twila. Levergood. The honor guest re- ceived a number of gifts and a lunch was S9l'V8d. .l . 5 Those present were: Mr. and lMrs. Richard Levergood, Mrs. Ed lSmith, Mrs. David Swank, Mrs. iMinnie Evans, Dorothy Evans, Mrs. ELeroy Eppley, Mrs. Wilbur Shu- nick, Mrs. Philip Coy, Mr. and Mrs. Fried Thomas, Carol Anne Thomas, Mrs. Charles Evans, Mrs. Sam Clites, Miss Evelyn Bostard, Mr. and ,Mrs. Donald Levergood, Mr. and Mrs. Walter G. Levergood, Twlla. Levergood, Mr. and Mrs. ,Walter R. Levergood, 'Sandra Lee Levergood. i l A WILBUR JOHNSON Corp Wilbur Johnson, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Joh-nson of Markleton, R. D. 1 was inducted into the Army on May 16th, 1941 at the New, Cum- berland induction center from there he wassent to the Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md. and on October, 1, 1941 was transferred to Fort Custer, Mich. 46 Ordance Co., where he is still sta- tioned. Corp Johnson expects a fur- lough soon. A family dinner was held Satur-' day evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Luke Teeter, Benshoff Hill, in celebration of the marriage of their son, Robert Henry Teeter,' to Darl Alice Younker of Lorain Borough. The couple was married on October 14 in Aberdeen. Md., Presbyterian Church palisonage by Rev. Lindley Ewing Cook. The 'former Miss Younker is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Youn- ker of Lorain Borough. She was graduated from Ferndale High School. Mr. Teeter was employed in Aberdeen before being inducted into the Army. He departed yes- terday for Army service. At the dinner the newlyweds re- ceived a number of gifts. Mrs. Teeter was assisted by Mrs. Charles Brehm, aunt of the bridegroom. A linen tablecloth, an heirloom 92 years old, .was usedm The bride- gl'OOfl'l,S mother also wore a wed- ding dress that had been first worn 88 years agolby an aunt. Those present were: Ml-. and Mrs. A. Younl-:er --and children - Rohel-t,l Sadie and Williamp Mr. and Mrs. Orville Boyer. Miss Edna Cruick- shank, Rev. and Mrs. Arthur L. Hummel, Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Teeter, Mrs. Charles J. Brehm and Mr. and Mrs. Luke xT9Ei.6l'. l 1 Miss Elizabeth Kovach, daughtgp of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Kovach of 355 Ohio Street, and James E. Keifer, son of Mr. and Mrs, E, E, Keifer were married Wednesday evening at 7 o'clock in the Moxham Evan- gelical Church by Rev. C. W, Winch pastor. ' The bride wore a green suit with brown accessories and carried .al white Testament presented to har .by Mrs. Winch. She was given in marriage by her father. Her sister Y Mrs. E. E. Keifer Jl'., was man-mil ot.honor. Mrs. Keifer wore a gray! sullt with wine-colored accessorlesl Bridesmaids were Mrs. Robert F Petz and Miss Erma Blasko. Both wore blue suits with brown accgg. S0l'l0S. E. E. Keifer Jr., brother ot the bridegroom, was best man, John Kaufman, a memb r lA Cappella Choir of the eMggEhE: ,church sang Hgecausen and no Promise Me." He was accompa- nled by Miss Grace Hetrick, church lorganist, who also played Ulmer- fmezzof' "To a Wild Rose," l.BeHeve Me, If All Those Erldearing Young Charms" and the wedding ma.rCh from "Lohengrin." , The couple took a brief - trip. Mrs, James Keifer is Zegyfggf bel- of the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra and the Evangelical A Cappella Choir. She gradug,ted from Ferndale High School in 1940,' Mr. IqE'lf6l' graduated from Johns- f0WH High School in 1938 and is f'1HI1l0y0d by the Gallllter Ice,Ci-earh Company, ., . A V Samuel ' 4 Two sons of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin W. Gossard, 715 Clark St., are serv- ,ing in the Navy, one overseas on active dutyfx Richard Gossard, radar man third class, is serving aboard the Iaircraft carrier Independence some- lwhere in the South Pacific. He en- tered the service in September of 1942 and has spent the last five lmonths on active duty. He re- ,ceived most of his training in the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Prior to ,entering the service he graduated from Dale High School in the class lof 1942 and was employed at lBrown's Tire Recapping Station. i Samuel Gossard, seaman first iclass, entered the Navy on May 5, l1943, received his boot training at the U. S. Naval Training Station at Sampson, N. Y., and now is sta.- tioned at the Bedford Springs Ra- dio School, Bedford, Pa. Both sailors are past command-N ers of the Sons of Menoher Post lm. 155, v. F. W. -l- - ort Meade Armypub- In this stance the onfederates dubbed be ause of the olor of their alley Forge u issue of t n Acad ,emy niforms, .were Samuel Wissinger, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Wissinger TO!!! Johnson of Conemaugh R. D. 19 Robert H. Henderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Henderson of 605 Fron- heiser St., and Thomas E. John- lon, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Johnson of this city. The Army paper says that the three young men, along with 39 others from the Valley Forge Mili- tary Academy, were called the "Confederate Army" when they marched to the reception center at Fort Meade on Feb. 20. All were' called to active service as mem-1 bers of the Enlisted Reserve Corps.! ' The "cadets," according to the 'pape1', made an impressive showing :with their strict military discipline! iand cadence. , Officers in charge of Fort Meade, iwere so impressed with the pre- ,vious.Army training given the ca-. fdets at Valley Forge that some were assigned as drill leaders for ot ' ' 't 'M . .lp- 1 . oover Graduate ' fin Osteopafhy ' W- Dr. George O. Hoover of 750i. Wfllmlell Ave., a recent honor grad-L ' uate of the P h 1 l a d e l-l phia. College of, Osteopathy, willi begin a, year of: interneship inl February. Dr. 4 Hoover, son of, H. F. Hoover,l grlincgxal 015 86 1 g 1 School, was' among 55 stu-R dents graduated by the Philadel-, phia. college. Following his graduation fromg H'Dale High School, George Hoover :enrolled in the Johnstown Juniors ,College for his pre-professional, training. At the College of Os-I ftwplf-hy. he was an active mem-i Uber of Phi Sigma Gamma and of! Like Dig-Or: .I-Iorlfillary Society, I Dr. Hoover Robert H. Henderson also was to have graduated at Valley Forge in June of this year and like Wis- singer will re- ceive his di- ploma.. Hender- son graduated from Johnstown High School in T 1941, where he was a member of the band. He was taking busi- 5 ness administra- tion at Valley Forge, where he also was a mem- ber of the acad- emy band. Cadet Johnson 1 graduated from Ferndale High School in 1942, being active in musical circles andathletics at the, school. Prior to entering Valley! Forge Cadet Johnson lived with hisi aunt, Mrs. Edgar Young of 1720, Franklin St., Upper Ferndale. K ff" " --V -.f--- -.. . rn Sill! ION and Mrs. Jarvis of Cen- tral City R. D. 1, is s e r v i n g with the United S t a t e s Coast Guard at Mon- terey, Cal. He enlisted on Aug. 17, 1942, and re- ceived his basic training at Gov- ernment Island, Alameda., Cal. Seamon Jarvis is a graduate of Conemaugh Twp. High School, class of 1 0, and is married: to the former Mi f-BQtty,RuL10 Ofc Houupple. ' " it Pres- re. l ry' .l Hrf It ' up V. Y I .v . -i?.g1'ff!ga,.....,..,.. ... .1- Arrives in Africa Pvt. Richard C, Gilbert has al'- rlved in North Africa for duty with the American Expeditionary Forces, according to word re- ceived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray R. Gilbert, Hystone Heights. He was inducted Aug. 12. 1942, and trained at Atlantic City, Madison, Wis., and Kearns, Utah, before going overseas. The soldier ls a former employe of Bethle-hem's Johnstown Plant, Three sons of Mr. and Mrs. Archie J. Bruce of Riverside were home' together recently on weekend leaves. They are Cleft to right, aboveh' William A. Bruce, 22: Archie J. Bruce, 24, and James D. Bruce, 20.' All three enlisted in the Navy last year. VVilliam, a seaman, second, class, graduated from the Great Lakes seivice school as a quarter-N master. He is now in Boston awaiting assignment. Before entering thei service he was employed in the accounting department of the Johns-Q town Plant, Bethlehem Str-ol Company. He is married to the former Audrey Moseharger of R08 Ferndale Ave. Archie, a fireman, third class, is a. graduate of the Diesel engine school at Richmond, Va., and! is at Philadelphia awaiting assignment. He is married to the former Jean Young of the Somerset Pike. He was employed in a. shipyard at' Baltimore before enlisting. James Bruce,'seaman, second-class, is! statione at Boston. He is a former Pennsylvania Railroad employe.' The bro ers are graduates of Ferndale High School and formerly were prominent in athletics. , i FERNDALE STUDENT Q. HONORED AT CHAPEL Paul Sharbaugh, junior student at Ferndale High School, who has enlisted in the Navy, was pre- sented a, farewell gift at the weekly assembly exercises in the school auditorium on Friday. The pres- entation was made by Fred Otto. representing the Hi-Y Club. Guest s eaker at the assembly in charge P .. of the Girl Reserves, was Miss .- Florence Worrell, executive secre- tary of the Y. M. C. A. Helen Bruce entertained with a. vocali solo and a selection was offered by I , the girls chorus. Mn f f -K, ' . V l l , A . 4 assi' ' Q Q . H Q.,a.""d ., 1 I , .-'iie e . wir: , I. 2:,,, -"sq -...P :nf 1 x , . , ,Alai . , -1, ,,g.g,:Qg:QQ5,-Q , E, I IH. .. ,... 1 J ?3i.1..!7,: l We 157 955331 ,CX l x 1 ,-3" ' r ' ' I V' 'J' A John Richard John and Richard Hiifman of Riverside, who played foothall at Ferndale High School, now are teammates in the United States Navy. They are sons of Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Hufman. John Hufman, 20, also was a varsity end on the first team coached at the University of Mary-' land by Clark Shaughnessy, now coach at Pitt. He was in his sec-' ond year at the university when hel entered the service last Feb. 22,' After training at Sampson, N, Y.,l he attended the Qll2l1't6l'IllHSl.Cl"Sl school at Newport, R. I., and now' is stationed in New York City. He' graduated from Ferndale High School in 1941. Richard Hufman, 18, joined the Navy last July 17 and trained at Great Lakes, Ill. He is now at the naval air training station at Ot- tumwa, Ia. He also attended the University of Maryland. "The fellows in the American Mr Force in Australia held the aame general feeling for 'Buzz' Wagner as all soldiers do for Gen- eral MacArthur." This was the tribute paid the de- Jarted hero today by Pvt. Charles EI. Miller of Ferndale upon his re- .urn from Australia, where he had Jeen serving with the famed 19th Bombardment Group for 10 months. In telling of the respect and ad- 'niration with which "Buzz" was ield in the "land down under," the ocal soldier said: l'Colonel Wagner particularly was he ideal of the enlisted men be- :ause he associated with them just is an enlisted man rather than ifficer. He was a. regular fellow, ionest-to-goodness flier to them. "We were located about.300 miles south of where 'Buzz' was sta- ioned and we watched his squad- 'on passing over often. "The name of 'Buzz' Wagner was 1 byword in Australia. His ex- Jloits were a, regular subject of iiscussion. We had some of the 'ellows in our group who came gum the Philippines and knew him ere.' Private Miller said he and other nembers of his group were enroute iome when the news broke that Iolonel Wagner was missing on a 'outine flight. The soldier added: Shocked By Report "It was flashed to us as a special bulletin on the ship newspaper. 4 I I Private Miller L sent to the war zone. He served as a truck driver with the bom- bardment group and was engaged in transporting supplies for the Air Force in Northern Australia. The soldier makes his home with an aunt, Mrs. Catherine Barnitz of 380 Ferndale Boulevard. He graduated' from Ferndale High School in 1941. The Ferndale boy will report to the Pocatello Air Base, Idaho, next week for further assignment. A N 7Ve were all shocked to hear it." Private Miller, 20, enlisted in the trmy Air Force on December 30, 940, trained at Sheppard Field, Vex., for five weeks and then was . YW Dr. David J. Boyer Jr. brother, Staff Sergt. George C. Miller, 23, is serving with an anti- aircraft division in Washington, D. C. George has been in the Army since October 1941. i i Three Johnstown men will be Wertz. son of My and M Si granted doctor of medicine de- C. Wertz of 540 Coleman Earl grees tomorrow from Jefferson Dr- B0yer took his pre-me2?g:i work at Gettysbur C Medical College. is a member Phig .ollege and: They are Dull J. Boyer Jr., He nas -cm ffatemlty- lPD01nted intern at son of Mr. and Mrs. David J. Memorial Hospital J h Boyer sr. gf is1q.Lmme street: 0 HSYOWH- Sergt.. Charles R. Helder trlglmtll 28, and Kenneth J. Ifeldei , 1 ' -3. ,Q ,xy gf ,- ,.-A-.fffsq ,Y-5,221 -,--um. 5 f . , gr 4- ' 1,4 ,F a- -4 .off .c '-1-hug .I 5 , E J XX Qx..,...f-. served with- corps in the European and waslprepared for du South Pacificywhen he charged in 1946. He, ba helor degree -from Coaege in 1948 and chemical engineer in , ethlehem Plant- B until he cal Sch 1941, fwherel He was 0 He' was , 'High Ile Steel ef r ty fe son Joseph Bvyel' J1' p to e tart 32 'W-51? :Si ll In :- fe I- vm 'ity MJF? - fl K- 2 ., .-1 ff'3'i 4yf 1, T'3 I1 4.3,L"2. Q ,aw eng A "l'D1f,-V 2 .Q-!g,':ff LQEELT r 5155, 5 1 h my 1 I- 4 1 ' 1 ,, , ., ,. ' 4, 'lj,i: V 'Q Pr.-. ', .r -' "fe '1"',: ka Hia'-" wif .wg f ' ' - wi! ' 'WF ' ' Hill!! - ', . qw -. ' I ,L .,gs,L., 1 f E 3. 5,3 L :X in it- El :K I H QUT --- ALMA MA ER Let our voices loudly ringing, Echo far and near, Songs ol' praise thy children singing To thy memory dear! Alma mater, alma mater, Tender, iond and true, l-lere's to you our alma mater, All our vows renew.


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Ferndale High School - Reflector Yearbook (Johnstown, PA) online yearbook collection, 1943 Edition, Page 1

1943

Ferndale High School - Reflector Yearbook (Johnstown, PA) online yearbook collection, 1947 Edition, Page 1

1947

Ferndale High School - Reflector Yearbook (Johnstown, PA) online yearbook collection, 1951 Edition, Page 1

1951

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