Fieldston School - Fieldglass Yearbook (Bronx, NY)

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Text from Pages 1 - 68 of the 1957 volume:

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N .. u , . - . . 0 ' . - 1., N A . 4 '- ' 3- ., gk f 'I ' I -0 Ss. 65:5 ff AX t 4? EJ The purpose of this volume XX is to present in mood and content the spirit. of Fieldston. Q Q The following pages strive to reveal HQ, the simplicity of the modern - and the value of the old. ia? If the contrast between the new age, F ieldston 'N 5-5 of today, 2 and the traditional, the school of our founders, sparks imagination and leads to greater inspiration, the book has well-fulfilled its goals. i f fwnrmwff To the sixth form, a group of young people who have struggled and hrought to fruition a noble idea inaugurated over eighty years ago, is this volume dedicated. To the underclassmen, this chronicle clocks oii another mile in thc journey of formal education. The road to commencement still stretches out ahead. It can hardly be amiss, then, for us to urge upon those who turn these pages to dwell upon this record, not alone in pride of present accomplishment, but also in hope of future attainment. The Seniors have given over their mantle of authority and responsibility. lt is their hope that you will accept and justify this trust. Certainly, your task is to preserve the inheritance left to yous-and, yet, more important, is the responsibility to build greater structures and reach greater heights than those who now leave, to join the ranks of the forgotten. 5 P I Ex rxx 5' N-.X 4 S' '?'A' ,. K pv'A'," ,H .fix , , f A,aQKgI114 ,fv-K US 1- 4 M ..i.-,T W if -Q 1. V , Ji, Fx' M4 fi, 1 0 I X ' - -- ,..v fx ,W -:ga "' V' WS, , ,, , w1'N'X4,,. S, I fr A ' 1 I f ov y I U' V lit: Luther H. Tate Principal Algernon Black Ethics Augustus Klock Science unsung! Spencer Brown English Chairman Fifth and Sixth Forms Kendall Bassett Chairman of The Middle School Francis Brock Dietitian Otto Baitinger Driving Instructor, ,l.V. Coach W!! 11 , Q2 , v-:-yr" -rv-rysizm,-5. Ai, 5' Qga4,g, fn 153. 'V W ' " , Herbert Bassow Science, Mathematics Victoria Wagner Educational Director Gladys Stevens Dean of Girls Fenwick Fuller Chairman Third and Fourth Forms, French Marguerite Calhoun Language Training Bertha Carlson Middle School Elizabeth Day History Y Kntherme Eastman , 4 ' 4 " . Q , ,c Rf" 5. .23 . i 1 5 2. , xv , . 'll 1 Marjorie Chubbuck Donald J. Cook Administration Aft E, the class of 1957, being of sound mind and body, do declare our last will and testament. To the faculty, we leave not only our best wishes, but the innumerable incidents that make Fieldston more than just a school. Do not let this jocularity mask the deep respect that we hold for our faculty. Their contributions to our lives have been invaluable. Besides imparting to us the wisdom of the past, they have taught us how to prepare for the future. To exhibit our gratitude, we hereby do bequeath to Mrs. Wagrlerz the "Compleat Speeches for Every Occasionf, English French V 1, . 5 1.5 Georgia Elgar Woli Franck Mathematics German George R. Darby Physics and Chemistry .Muir -QI Male F. Doyle Supply Room Helen Frank Ethirs Eva French Robert Coodnough Sociology. History Shop Frances Grant English Frieda Hirzler Athletics June Hazard Philip Helll Spanish Art 1 Harry Heller French Hans Hollslein Mathematics Q2 .,,:f 5 x ' lg Q l Phillips H01lghI0n Roland Jones Mechanical Arts Mathematics Mary Joann Hoyt Harold M. Jayson Modern Dance Middle School Ruth Kulzenstcin Eugene King Athletics Music Philip Kollar Biology 4- William E. Kurtz Ruth K. Landis Athletics Middle School Adrian Mann Nlr Tale: a Fieldslon College. Librarian Mr Brown: Seniors who clon't want to go to Colle Mr lfuller: A pair of Suspenders. Mr. lleller: An asbestos pad for his radiator. Mr llollstein: Andy Kahr for another year. Miss Cllublzucl-4: Two extra majors to schedule. Dr. Scott: The deep South, Suh. llay: Borschl. lloih: Sour Cream. Miss Tolles: Caesafs gall. Mr. Li-nrow: A case of "Old Nemesis." L. Q-9 'sf Miss Spoclheim: Le Petit pf!-fll'l'+l'l!l chinois. ,V English Elbert Lenrow Sarah Marcus ge. Nurse Louis Mel-I0 Clarence Miller Spanish Athletics X l Y' 'i 1 Esther Mintz Dean Morse Mathematics Middle School I f"'1 Freda Moss Eleanor Oberfell Pncholmzist Middle School X ",' ,,f Sw K 'iff z' sew ' fc ,,,i, G-QW, 1 " Joseph Papaleo English Ruth Rosenfeld Middle School f A ,J , , j,g.y,g K " fn , ,.:mZWL Robert Schwartz Art ',.. ' W lg, V -.iff A ,tg',, ,W i 4- ff' I 3 4, 1 - T Aff X ,A Louise Slipper English Robeson Peters Olga Prince History Administration ff Carl Riegert Printing Evelyn Rosenthal Mathematics Ida Shimanouchi English Dr. John A. Scott L. Lucille Shaw History Clothing Alton Smith Athletics les Spetter Ethics UQ-w. Dorothy Stoflet Home Economics Renfie Spodheim Norma Stein French Middle School Mr. Spotter: Nothing . . . until we get our Ethics 'licsls lnivkl Miss Wilkinson: The Whitney Museum. Mr. Pclcrs: llluc Cross. Miss l'l1'l?IltTllI A inunopnly on Kansas. Mr. l,2llJillCUI A nc-w set of sign language. Mrs. Woss: Ten shares of the Wrigley' Company. Mr. Kotlar: llis OWN litliics r-lass. Mr. Wurtlinianz A chorus of long-hairs. Miss llosunthzil: A rod to sparc. 39" e ' '.wt,'i1ii . Q,-'2,f, --43 Williani Ste-pln-iismi .llifldlv School Delight Tollt-s Latin. Histnrv 4 '- Hx L Rnfavla Tomnsone Ur. .lxIlHf'- N. Wwlll Dranmtirs vs "hf'N1l'llIll Ks Y- X f !E,QvEe,'r-, H -Q I , all Bernard Werthman Dorothy Wilkinson ai Music Arr Magda Woss Janie: Wmy Frvnch, Spanish Uidflle School Students are given individual attention. Assemblies are usually interesting and well attended. Carefully supervised use of machine tools is encouraged. Physics students apply their newly galned knowledge Hot, wholesome lunches are provided dail 1 W4 Fieldstonites do special interest work in biology. The necessities of life are near at hand. Horizons of the physical education department have been widened by the new gym. y. Students learn to use simple machines. -9 Q "fb,."ff1' ' 'Q fi' , 4, 411 X I9 Ili ,n v-, xf sq' Ig X-.6gryY' X 49 i M f, J' V Alice Kinzler Bob Stein President Vice-President Steve Kurtin Tom Delbanco Secretary Treasurer CIF' Bob Kimball Steve Kass Club Coordinator Committee Coordinator STUDENT GCDVERNMENT This year, for a change, the Yearbook has decided to let someone who knows about the Student Council write about it. The editors felt it should have a personal touch, and, in a radical departure from tradition, have asked me to sign the article. This has not been a year of sensational proposals, nor has it been a year of bitter controversy. The Council has maintained and promoted peaceful rela- tionships with everybody, with the possible excep- tion of the Fieldston News. Well, you may ask, just what has the Student Council done this year? When the Class of '57 took over the reins of Student Government, we were immediately faced with an emergency. The Rec Room was closed, and the Student Body was starving! To re-open the Rec Room, the Council entered into a successful pub- licity campaign, and the responsibility for keeping the Rec. Room clean was placed with the students themselves. lt worked, and stomachs stopped grum- bling. The big job for the Council this year was putting the By-Laws in workable form. This marked the end of a project that began in 1954-. For the past three years, the Council has been working under rules that depended on the memories of the execu- tive oflicers. These laws were ambiguous and often disregarded. In order for the Council to function efficiently, it must have a firm foundation. This year's Council established that foundation. Every law that has been written in the past few years was incorporated into the By-Laws and presented to - i I eva- ,W "fm ti T 2 as . .rw Q f , W' li is ,fl f ss. X, X: the Council in printed form. The Council then acted on these Laws with a surprisingly small amount of quibbling. As a result, the Class of ,ST is proud to give the Class of 758 a working Constitution. This year also saw the rejuvenation of the Com- mittee and Club system. Under the expert direction of Committee Co-ordinator Steve Kass and Club Co-ordinator Bob Kimball, most of the Committees and Clubs functioned at maximum efhciency. One of the Councilis first acts was to give the clubs more meeting time. As a result. the woeful attendance at many Clubs increased, and in some cases almost doubled. The one tragedy in the Club and Com- mittee system was the long suffering House Com- mittee. which was disbanded. The Council decided that House Committee's functions should be made a part of the Work Program, thus ending that Com- mitteeis long struggle to stay alive. The Community Service held another successful and profitable Sacrifice Meal for T'NlCEF. ln short, thc Student Council carried out its basic function, to coordinate and strengthen all the branches of the Student Government. rw. .JL A ' wa , Q n . ,aff puumuer or too oi- t me r,l,iQ,dh M, J lhtf zneuzbershxi ol the Chorus is ,, .Fl .I .ip . . l 1 . I Mass The Cx. - X ,, ,' f :dey al .eowfl ' .. fr ' R- l . lay zooming and the s tpflbin Y fr llgfm. 'iii l Yliml Q Fm iltwflki tmti in the It: it we . . .- ,V , , 2 ,, V- I o' re, rot: e orttnrtr' Q A t 4 h- , tion ot Q-trthtzr tiiillers tmfffebif, U. . r . ig . 5 -R' iii in :utrdezimll5tH W Wm. , , . , , , , ' wtf to .x .tw protessional Omwimc M. ,QQ in maple toiitictiteo, with lezeitistori obiccterl to this 31, rf .-moot: tfaccts ol' gimgi' 'Nl 4 ,Q .W ,. , 1' fi .4 f.. . - s ' . t if 1 -Ii -- eoiuse of iwlillers pork political connections. lhey 1619151 at S rw ,U Em, MW 5, ,pm E 3 tact that we, the senior class, heel lent glory to Z1 man wflwlftfl i ' iff N25 V0 Eviasses. as Q'MG.ff Jvmf Y. nts a cause ricriizocd evil by our most fervent patriots Wm it lmiilqi ,if A V me 'lf' review ol lm years cc . Wo! Q A ,M ,Ain V I V D, 1 . goin, taut, amazzngy enough, the mu is mi., so must ire trims, tm: artastg, ami the work ot fggr,,,.,,, ,,q , 4,.k ...-,.i,,-t,.,,ei.,, ' he reasoning that ine 'istererjl is that ifiorrini, xrmless superstition, as unjust as the Sale: tting at our desks in t otnitz concerning the As of this moroerit growth, of The Crm' int.rig'ues behinrl talk Tie little rounrl rnan is lor play has precipitat iousness, we are prot clged on its literary at sc this is an era of si ideas where the libel' fear-inspired liquirlati immunists in ltltinga' n, would Suggest tha. :amuse of tcinporziry or ms lost too many giar children who are jar t to ur S1 Jew.: elections. il days before the elec orfin-chief approachc :ir qualihcations and them would be lar "The Pen ls Mightier Than The Sword" . . . Or ls It? Actually, one needs both in the process of compiling a literary publication at the Fieldston School. In addition to these fundamental tools of communication, the Editors and Staffs of the current chronicles in circulation must also be equipped with a mechanical smile, a bottle of Miltown, and a big stick. As you know, the Fieldston News Editorship was predominantly male in Walter Daum and Alan Berger. ln spite of their inherent virility and strength of character, the burden and strain of their respective positions have left their mark. Poor Walter is greying, and Alan has gambled away his salary in card- games on the Washington trip and at the race-track. He has also been perman- ently dwarfed by the blows he received from our own President l"Queen Alioevl Kinzler. We now refer our more complacent readers to the present state of the Editor of the Lit. Mag. This years "New Inklingsv was conceived in the sweat and blood of an unknown-Dick Brown. Finally, may we call your attention to the condition of your very own year- book editors: As the pictures on page sixty indicate, the diligent sextet has reverted to senility. Fred is expecting his draft notice, Jill has been deported to Greenwich Village, John and Dan are still being hounded by a well-known F ieldston swimming coach who has been heard muttering something about. an pcclzzl acltled at urns, rnacle up o members ot the ,viii sing zz Cru l Chorus by Fa s Saturday, the he small oucj g ic music lovers i sang most of l program. and . lston igtil was tl' 7ft'.S'.ff01l6Z! Sofa. :rracial Fellowsh s own orchestra, this orchestra a of the New Yorl mphony Urche: c all profession: the custom of irus togivc youn gers of profession : to perform pub 1 May 5 will lm l Brice, Anna H iressler. Both M ircssler have sung efore. The othe sig their first ap Chorus. Invitational. Rickey is up before a council sub-committee on a charge of em- bezzlement, and Barbara has recently been hospitalized because of wounds received from a mob of recalcitrant seniors who have just finished reading their quotes and the senior history. Oh, Well, as the saying goes, "To be great is to be misunderstoodn Cmlclal FCHOWSM rofit organizatior ns, and the fact 1 . . . . . H . . sucn scenes as for-'ers in tcetitral Park, positive program substantiating their claim. Since they so sooo , gg g members Cgngot affwd tc .t to be elected on any other slate, they suggesteci that 451165-tlwfliiiorus operates ai . . . . , ' . . 1 'av 1 N r X Y A all other norninatioris, as is tliesr right. Our opinron, Mgdlgilif' 869,18 lille ithofu? Lfmflkf Jilloffl I V, ,, . .1 I Hr , is , f ,, iryxyix H, I , 0 Swe publicity campaign 21 lem, was t mt tic sta vyou r not o nicer. c are sorry ,1 P mwem we H I 1 I hu ii .w. y I W- UA L N x T I N F F X V s- . 4 O JS ,CTS iff fntsjudged you. ln any case, let the blnrir., rest on uf afly dcmw i3i,.pO,,gh they I the paper by taking out your wrath on the rw-' at Sami MH at Midtown was WCM wendedty' The ticket! - are those who insist the election was the scene or activities lggr glyjrgay 35 mostly by the members th xgineer a fix, we could have Kiwi .arrussing theilhlril iofm kiwi .HS Siwml PEW?" the hound we 'V' he Sr21HlvfCfOfC Vffliftii' Ti' ...c who maintain llmel UL W'lilf'll'lt Of ff Pfftlf f- lm" S0 . ,t 0 . sional insster-ot-cr-rr-rw ty fctton was he .rcfffll consent, as this one 2 , ..,.,.r1US i certainly vi V k A L0 jf Mme, to say the lengt r the letter ou the opposite page, the facts it presen MMC games must be filled, fusly far from truthful. The .F'1'c'!r1'g!rz.rs election was rangcri among old folk dances, 21 Concert to Bc'mi'fii i ded" hy exactly two News L ' whose pair of votes iiggfs' ami ,Our ,igwicr Therefore f 1 ct upon the outcome. 'll M e obtained mambgv " mmm' 'lm me mem, this 'Cxigirslgrix ithe czmdidates by unethi-csi,r N ,Nm mm was ,very wma! and IFC gugd thc ,deals for ts. The accusation of 'cbackvroorn clears 11'-mar-rt tuackgirsrmd for the stands. Asitlfs from all of room deal to give thought to an election in au S S 'hors of punch and fiivtwert to be an idly guilty. The indictment for x'nepotisxn" Cufavoritisni 1 V 1 tl "" the W What 2 phews or other relatives"-W'ebsterJ is absurd. About Chmn Qngefgs in ,SQ ,pp u attributed to us: true, we do not like to hurt people. 'iexcusef' however. for recommending the slate of exited above. Uvfsin env-vw flfvxt flwf- Ailvnff lx-ic lsr-'fr-fx flnf- x t rf .-f. staged. The lirst was it 1... P after the ulieldi' was narrowed down to three couples. the :audience sc-- lcctecl bv their annlztusr- the lv-sv ,fm 1 Tickets may Nettie Leef. Air. :tain y 'ler len Diamond in ti F Q' t L-'lf-M ,. W YYVW lfarly on the morning of February 20th, some sixty-hve knowledge-seeking seniors and five teach- ers gatherefl on the steps of Midtown and prepared to initiate the annual Washington trip. The purpose of this trip is to give the seniors an opportunity to witness government in action and thereby gain a hetter perspective of how our eountry is run. Of eourse, the seniors flirt more than just view great huilrlings. Perhaps the most heneficial part of the trip was a ehanee to ohserve eongressional eom- miltees in aetion. The elass saw Senator javits testify on eivil rights legislation. several oil executives speak on the oil situation as a result of the Suez erisis. anml others on equally important suhjeets. Most of the seniors also managed to speak to at least one representative or senator ancl therehy hetter nnmlerstanal the worlcl's prohlems. The most sueeess- ful antl influential of the stuclents. of eourse, were those eonstituents like Roh Kimhall, who soon gained aeeeptanee as an olheial Wasliirigtcnii lohhy. This yearis senior class had the priy ilelae of heing adclresserl hy Mr. Ewan Clague. Uireetor of the Bureau of Lahor Statistics. llr. Claaue. through his fascinating and helpful talk. illustrated for the group the eurrent manpower prohlem in the eonntry. The seniors. though. rlicl not let Washington pro- yirle all the thrills. They' proyiflefl many' for them- selves. 'Xliu-is inysterious phone eall from the White llouse raiserl some eyehroyys. not to mention the jokers on the fourth lloor. The trip proyefl to he a lH'Ui!fll'ltiI1IQ experienee. too. lor many' seniors. some of yyhom eoulrl say' after the trip that they' no longer harl one traek minrls. ln all. the trip proyeml to he a y-.onrlerlul experi- enee for the r-lass. ancl the small hanrl of loyal lolloyyers yyho arriyerl home with llay felt they harl gaineil mneh hy their journey to Washington. Many' thanks. ol eourse. are flue the tear hers who rnafle the yshole trip possihle: Nlr. Uarhy. Mr. llassoyy. Nliss llazarfl. NTTS5 llosenthal. aml Miss Eastman. !Ill "'WTWi , :uni 1.15, rig -rl 1 .111 la One dictionary dehnition of a festival reads: A season devoted periodically to some form of enter- tainment. This definition is applicable to only one phase of Fieldston's institution, the Festival. As first formers we look forward to working on our first festival to see what it is like. We find that it is a time to work creatively, to attempt a Hnished performance which at the beginning of rehearsals seemed impossible. We realize, perhaps for the first time, that there is more to a play than just acting- there is the scenery, the lighting, the costumes, all of which must be perfect. We discover that Working together can be fun and how many of our friends have talents that up to now have been undiscovered. This year the first form decided to put on Gilbert and Sullivan's entertaining "H.M.S. Pinaforen. With the help of Miss Tomasone, Mr. Werthman and the members of the Art Department, the production was quite a success. The acting was excellent, the singing was superb, and the sets were delightful. Among those in lead roles were Nancy Wolfe, Susan Harvey, Bob Levy, Charles Braun, Jane Lon- tinez, Nora Kan, Margie Bessin, Ed Gaines, Jay Lagemann, Danny Jaffee, and Chris Flory. Now the First formers take their seats in the audi- torium to watch other festivals, only to rise again in their senior year for their final showing before graduation. H. M. S. PINAFCJRE April hfth was the date for both the premiere and last performance of The Crucible by the Fieldston Players, a nolablc oll'-Riverdale Avenue troupe. This play was originally produced on Broadway during the V152 season and was writtcn by Arthur Miller. husband of Nlarily n. This most recent performance of the play was directed, produced, cast, cut. etc., by liaphaela Tomasonc. ol' former Fieldston fame. Her Barnaby and lfirllzrlay of the lnfanta arc but two in the long line of distinguished productions ...... The female If-mls were divided among Nettie l.ccf. Louise I.ilSSt'l', and Joanna Bulova. The leading men were Alan Berger. Richard Brown, Tom Del- banco. lfrilt llollman and Bob Kimball. The cast was a large one, including about thirty seniors. Miss Tomasone did not double-cast many of the large parts in hopes of improving the quality of the per- formances of those in both performances. The play. taking place in Salem. Mass.. at the time of the witch-trials, centers about the efforts of a spitcful young girl to rid the man she loves of his wife. Unhappily. she rids herself of the man she loves, causing the sentencing to death of many in- nocent people. The actual plot. however, is incidental to the major point that the author was trying to convey to the public . . . the ease with which truth can be distorted and fear takes the place of ration- ality. Many people take The Crucible to be a parody of the happenings during the reign of the Senator from Yvisconsin. Although the theme of the play was a serious one, the seniors had a gay time putting it on and the audience seemed to enjoy it greatly. THE CRUCIBLE I -UL D SJ W COMMUNITY SERVICE Mary Ellen Weisl Margaret Tager Although the Student Council is the most important single body in student affairs at Fieldston, the committee and club system constitutes easily the most important and vital part of our student government. Committees this year, under the supervision of Committee Co-ordinator Steve Kass, participated in a great variety of activities. Mickey Class handled the Internal Arrange- ments Committee, which provided the school with illuminat- ing and interesting assemblies. Mike Rosenberg and Al Berger chaired the Boys' Sports Committee, which was in charge of varsity letter awards and an enlarged C.O. card program. The International Committee, under the leadership of Betsy Ardwin, helped the school learn about UNICEF and the U.N. Jill Behrens and Pat Weill, as chairmen of the House Committee, took charge of the maintenance of the rec room, and the problem of ushers at school events. The G.A.O., under the direction of ,lane Dretzin and Peggy Freedman, co-ordinated the gym department, the girls, and the Fathers and Daughters. Margo Zimmermanis Social Committee plan- ned and ran the school's parties so that they afforded enjoy- ment for all. Jane Kaplan and Sheila Benow chaired the Publicity Committee, which ably presented, in graphic terms, slogans and appeals. The Community Service Committee, under the direction of Mary Ellen Weisl, collected needed dollars for worthy groups. Andy Kahr's Constitutional Revi- SOCIAL Margo Zimmerman Dick Brown ,zfl 2 Vrfr ,,,, A . n ' I ,f INTERNATIONAL Deanne Rothstein Betsy Ardwin BOYS SPORTS Mike Rosenberg Alan Berger CLUBS AND PUBLICITY Sheila Benow Jane Kaplan sions Committee ground out a respectable set of by-laws, and Tom Delbanco, as Treasurer, led the Finance Committee through an amicable year of pennypinching. The Club System, under the guiding hand of Club Co- ordinator Bob Kimball, flourished in its second full year of being. Talented thespians performed with the Drama Club. Bob Jervis and Fred Siegal developed the Photography Club, which presented exhibits for the enjoyment of the entire school. Debates on current problems were staged by John Lipkin and Tom Landsberg in the Current Events and Debat- ing Club. The Chess Club, while harbouring some tourna- ment ringers, gave many students a chance to test and de- velop their skill at chess. The Music Club gave an opportunity for students to hear and study all types of good music. The Model Railroad Club, under the direction of Henry Spotnitz, afforded excellent training for future followers of Casey Jones. .M r bv an 'bfi 'H'-'V . INTERNAL ARRANGEMENTS Mickey Glass CONSTITUTION A L REVISIONS Andy Kulir COMMITTEES While-r Iluum Alun Iivrgvr Th PUBLICATIONS e News 0 1-'A .1 'Q ff A HOUSE Put Weill Jill Behren Qi 1:11 x In T 5.-sf j r, i-...D ' ff' .7 3 c.A.o. 'xfi . pfggy Fr'3'3dnm'I Iiifk Iirmsn 1 , I-6. June Drctzin lnklinps CURRENT EVENTS AND DEBATINC Tom Landsberg , ' John Lipkin RADIO-ELECTRON ICS Steve LCWIS 'ser ,V 4.4- M ' CHESS Ricky Sunshine PHOTOGRAPHY Bob Jervis Fred Siegal ART .lean Senegas L, ','. if Q, 'I 'una W 1 n 7 M A fl fi """ - k,,L -Q ' Vyly , , ,,.. f l , , A A MODEL RAILROAD K Henry Spotnitz Mike Mayers MUSIC Jeff Caplan Elena Citkowitz DRAMA Jane Franzblau Judy Geller 4 ' 'iw I 'wil ,, FORM I Our form is the first rung on Fieldston's ladder. In the fall, we viewed the cold corridors lined with lockers and the mass of new faces with great bcwilderment. We gathered in small groups of old friends and clung to one another for security. Left fo Right Top Row Henry Mandel-Robert Greenberg-Peggy Semel-Ewen McEwen-Jay Lagemann Next fo Top Edna Bell-John Stein-Amy Brandon- ffp, A 1 I , ,r F1 41 ,ff uf' ' ., My Hiya Left to Right Top Row Michael Abrams-Marian Karp-James Rein-Andrew Strauss--James Kramon-William Nelson Next fo Top Lois Beekman-John Jordan-Donna Meister-Joan Price-Peter Siris--Camille Hildebrand-Wesley Fisher Second Row Wendy Williams-Judith Stern-Joan Karlcln-Thomas Rothschild-Paul Zucker-Jonathan Rosen-Boffom Row Nina Jacobs-Jethro Eisenstein-Ellen Elber-lngrid Bengis-Nancy Fisher-Edward Gaines As winter drew near we gradually grew to know the faces around us, and many individuals became a form. By Christmas vacation, we were ready to make our first, big contribution to the school. For two weeks we put aside books and gave up free time. Wie submitted ourselves to the direc- tion of Miss Tomasone and Mr. Werthman. This work developed into our production, 6'Pina- fore." We will never forget the wonderful per- Kent Gorham-Susan Steinglass Second Raw Harianne Weiner-Barbara Weiden-.lane Wechsler-Rona Weinstein-Anne Weissman Boffom Row Robert Uchetel-Rolzaerf Rottenberg-David Mosen-Benjamin Label-Karl Cherkasky formanees by Eddie Gaines and Charlie Braun i as Ralph, and Nancy Wolfe and Sue Harvey as A Josephine. ff. K.: Y 'IE'-Wit 11 ' I as fl if BT gif --. Air .. . grfb ss 'I-Klly lllig i . 1, ..- ., 'lThe show must go on" and it eouldnlt have without everyhody's participation. Xvhile the upper formers were struggling with their mid-years, we struggled in our classrooms. We were introduced to the Industrial Revolu- tion and the mysteries of science. We read wllhe Tale of Two Cities" and found that it coincided I v . In A ,I ' I ' ' it E I ' V , ' , I . . 1 'nk ' . f'j.,Um:3'f f 'ksqiaaerebs 1, ,s Qasirw I wfeffz' ' K ,.,nuua'0'.' '1 5 . 54. 4 s to i M, 1 ..-' 1 1 Left to Righlflop Row: Leslie Yudell, Lucie Einharn, Norah Kan, Susan Elkins Lois Zucker, Frances Blickmcn, Next to Top: Daniel Lewis, Anthony Slclarew Patricia Kreiner, Marc Hecht, Janet Galanor, John Lewis, Charles Loewinthan Second row: .lon Kent, John Derfner, Alan Weiner, Nancy Wolfe, Robert Levey Bertrand Kohn, Nicholas van Ness. Bottom Row: Alan Kaplan, Margaret Bessin Clemens Heyman, Sondra Kruger, Richard Gerard. Wihile the boys held their own in sewing. the girls showml their :kills in ehop to the cry of "Shop crime. shop 1 d , vrinief' with our work in sociu stu ies Wie not only worlu-tl togt-tlwr luut also lmd fun togvtltt-r. ,Xl our lirst party. wt- me-rv gtiests ol' llr. lute and Yiolu Wiolll. Um' l,indy ln-4-:une wililvr and our fox trot- -niootlwr under llrf. Lett to Right Top Row John Michelman-George Levin-Bonnie Schneider- Richard Redfield-Amy Ziegler-Christopher Flory-Joan Helpern-Sheridan Faber Next to Top Joy Rosenthal-Alan Spotnitz-Emily Norris-James Levitt- . Daniel Jatle-Jane Seller-Thomas Appleby Second Row James Cinberg- . i 1 Susan Snyder-Susan Harvey--Robert Lichtenstein-James Rothenberg-Am l'4'LlllW llUl'0lll'1'llIllll In llll' -t'l'Ullll Tlllljj ol l'll'lll- lliolllilf ilir4'4'lion. By Nllflllll. we livlt ue' hail QLFUXNII. We haul -ought uuil louurl we were now drew Pfelter-Paul Colcher-William Kanner Bottom Row Aldin Levitt-Charles ,,l0n'5 lml,l4.r. Braun-Joanne Traum-Barbara Ann Cohen-Florelyn Fine-Lindo Fein- Barbara Mayer 1 f . FORM II cap' ld- if-1 1 - gov aa ar P7 vous rangais. No. Yo hablo espanol." Second form is a new experience which involves making decisions. Of course, the biggest one is whether to become mademoiselles and monsieurs or senoritas and senores. Despite the scattered groans over language homework and harder work, we learn that one of the main requirements of the year is fun. We feel superior and very sophisticated as com- pared to the first form. We chair the committees 7 Left to Right Top Row Derek Wittner-Norman Bensley-Edward Liebowitz- Neil Caplan-Stewart Galanor-Richard Herrmann Next to Top Susan Resnick -Vicki Meyer-Sanne Spetfer-Robin Craven-Virginia Samuels-Carolyn Adams Second Row Paula Mintz-Joan Ransohoff-Robert Berson-David Rosen -Yono Yopou-Deborah Jaffe Bottom Row Judith Horowitz-Sara Jane Radin -Edward Pressman-Douglas Finn-Terry Long-Ina Schuman publish our own paper, and are old hands at getting around the maze of corridors that not too long ago confused us. We becomes experts at the dance, e-specially the girls who aid the boys in such intricate steps as the Lett to Right Top Row Richard Ullman-Elizabeth Scott-David Garfield- Judith Linn-Michael Friedman-Nancy Baum-Jonathan Schrauer Next to Top Stephanie Heyman-Nina Gero-Virginia Daum-Michael Sukin-Katherine McEwen-Marion Siegal-Carol Suchman Second Row Edward Dudley-Michael Bobkoft-Barbara Bonat-Michael DeWitt-Dale Koppel-Roger Deitz-Derek Durst First Row Patricia Kaplan-Daniel Bouchara-Elizabeth Rosenberg- Stuart Berney-Leslie Cohen-Joel Perlman-Marie Stern-Jonathan Charnas Charleston. We all agree that our parties are great successes, thanks to Mr. Bassett and his famous square dance calling. The girls, though, can't wait until they wear lipstick and are allowed to attend libs S, ,7 l , yt 2 . " the upper school parties. We enjoy and profit by displaying our dramatic skills in putting on plays for the middle seliool. Our interests are broadened by the program of minors, from clothing to shop, new cliseoveries in the worlcl of science, and partici- pation with the upper school in the vurious special interest clubs. By tlie time spring rolls around we are closely s 'J V ?s vi! Q G 3. , wx it - 1 '13, 15" 'x L.....4 Left to right, top row: Alene Strausberg, David Denby, Gerry Fabrilcant, Robert Speiser, Susan Krasne, Matthew Silverman, Joan Kramer. Next to top: Jonathan Black, Hilary Halpern, Peter Rosen, Patricia Wolff, Roger Hayes, Ellen Mosen, Andrew Shedin. Second row: Linda Ban, Elizabeth Frankel, Alan Shriro, Alison Peters, Alan Brauer, Carol Horwitz, Victoria Sussman. Bottom row: Roy Neu- berger, Marion Blank, Stephen Zorn, Judith Sift, James Golding, Katherine Silberblatt united us il group. unrl tliis feeling is intensified by the wontlerlul weel-Qencl ut llumlson liuilml. The girls clispluy their t'ontrox'ersiul nlflvisu buttons us they fronie out to flu-or their boys on in liaselmll unrl lruvls. At the cntl ol tht- ya-ur our lainvies turn to the appropriate inooil for spring. inn! the reulizution Bottom row, left to right: Jonathan Needle, Jane Deutsch, Eric Shettle, Kath- lltill Ilt'Xl ft'llI' Nxt' txlll ln' lll ltigll Sl'l1lJlJl is lmlll leen Bernstein, Joan Kurtin, Robert Kheel, Jonathan Farbman. Middle row: exciting uml ll liult, frighU,HiH,,' Thomas Sand, Anita Lazar, Pamela Marks, Lynn Gordon, Lucy Oppenheimer, Kathy Rothschild, Robert Abrams. Top Row: Eli Zabar, Ellen Benson, Betty Mermelstein, David Balenky, Michael Rein. 1 ,fi . Qi mar it T , its I n gi 'lil nil. FRESHMEN When the school year started in September. 1956. it was immediately apparent that this Third Form was no ordinary Freshman class. for. contrary to time-honored tradition. we. the Freshmen were nei- ther dazed nor bewildered. Instead. we were self-pos- sessed and very much at ease in our new surround- ings. The girls dauntlessly donned the warpaint of the Lipper School femmes fatales, and the boys battled Bottom row, I-r: Michel Cussen, Michael Grossman, David Kann, Harold Freed- man, Peter Klotz, Ira Hammerman, Jonathan Leader. Second row, I-r: William Glauber, Virginia Fried, Kenneth Newborg, Lynne Goodwin, Harold Juran, Ann Kirshberg, Andrew Kinzler. Third row, I-r: Virginia Galton, Mark Kalik, John Friedman, Robert Landau, Peter Heiman, Peter Herman, Michael Kogan. Top row, I-r: Gail Karsh, Rona Lefkowitz, Eve Katz, Lynne Jacwin, Kathleen Friend, Belinda Gold, Judith Lewis. Missing-James Lubetkin. '-1 v , 1,2 1 Q 5., . ff- f Y .fi fn, 1 bs . Q ? ff . 5, ,V Agn a"'f, Us-f ,,-A, f fiat f, 4 I ,, , ,wi A A ji' "J if Bottom row, I-r. Stephen Blecher, David Flory, Sandy Faber, Barbara Bessin Henry Felt, Sophia Blickman, Farrow Allen. Second row, I-r: Carole Cohen Melanie Brown, Joan Epstein, Ray Darby, Thomas Fitch, Julie Adams, Janet Boulton, Stuart Falk. Third row, I-r: Emily Flesch, Christine Elkins, John Eisen Peter Belenlry, Raymond Ellis, Jay Almour. Top row, I-r: Beverly Carter, Barbara Diamond, Daniel Corens, Catherine Coleman, Susan Abrams, Thomas Fisher. for the merchandise on display. Although the same Don Juans had not yet joined forces with the Yarsity Giants. the Freshman Team forged to the front and displayed its pugnacious character amidst a series of victories and defeats. Relieved of our duties as tormentors of the First Form. we decided to continue our progress in a more constructive vein. The Rec Room became more than a place to eat. and the Tipper Formers began to appear more tangible and extremely vulnerable. Going to the Lipper School parties was fun. since they were stag. ,Q c gui' Q , A 5 E i R ft , ,Y 9:1 ,Q 1 A. ' ll du ,uv t I .I -42' 'hrs .' t ' 1 I 1 Bottom row, left to right: Susan Pines, Margot Piore, Kitty Rosenbaum, Davee Rosen, Kathy Marks. Second row: Jane Littman, Ann Meyer, Roni Rogers, Thalia Pandiri. Third raw: Jeff Mack, Richard Riechbort, Doug Lowy, Jim ASSlltYlil1g thc pOSiliOI'1 of 21CiiVC pE1I'tiCiIJ21fltS iI'1 the Lubetkin, Richard Rosenfeld. Top row: Bob Liss, Bob Rosen, Peter Meltzer, committees and the Council was sort of frightening, Dick Mandel- liut we soon discovered that we are really vital com- ponents of 11 wonderful school. During the Qnd half-yCar, lhe Third Form dis. came just in time and even appz-ztlml tu the sophis- played its capability again lmy producing a very neat UCZUCS- Cfliliml of the 1FiCld5l,m News, 'tN'CWS.l,aS"'. Now that the sf-Intel yi-ar line twine to Ll 1-lim: the 'Hm novelty of 3 WCCkend.aHair at Irludson Guild provor'atix'e tlmuglit uf In-iftmiing lfuurtli i'i4rI'IIlt'I'S has lncen plaguing us, Nlitl-it-ins next ye-ur. darn ltl just tht- idea ul lliltllllil tlirve--lnnil' cxzuns is pretty rc-xulting. liut nitli the urlili-fl 11-spurisiliilitivf of luring ll xvur filth-r mum- -Univ pritilvgt-5 that . , ensure lrmn inure rcs Junsiliilitcs. 'lilmtis lln- wit iw Bottom, I to r: Myra Rothstein, Victoria Vogel, Elsa Stone, Marion Zucker, Toni l i ' Slone. Second row: Nancy Russek, Michele Pearlman, Alice Shapera, Richard , , Rosenfeld, Elizabeth Soltz, Thomassine Sellers, Nina Zasorin. Third row: llu-Uugllliffgl Michael Wechsler, John Weber, Ronald Ruiz, Nan Walter, Susan Tamerin, Ann Suffer. Top row: Paul Weinstein, Frederick Saperstein, Daniel Rottenberg, do things In-rv at l'ill'lllnlllI1, untl, -my tlu-x' -ut. ull Marlene Simon, Timothy Williams, Thomas Strauss, Peter Rutkoft. i! hiv Huis L jl J' , 4 x SOPHGMORES '6You are old fourth formersf' Mr. Fuller said, "And you all have become very bold. "But you can't remember a thing you have read Much less a thing you've been told." "Ouch', said the youth, as he punctured his vein, "The red blood never did stopli' And ever since on the Hoor he has lain Mr. Kotlaris now pushing a mop. Bottom row, lett to right: Susan Goldberg, Jane Hershman, Sheila Lascofl, Susan Kane, Patricia Kimball, Rona Hirsch, Jane Halsman, Barbara Gerson. Second row: Susan Herbert, Ellen Kheel, Caroline Legerman, Linda Laval, Leslie Hartley, Elaine Kotlar, Lois Lempel. Third row: Peter Hatch, James Leiter, Emily Kass, Lewis Leavitt, Toni Halpern, Robert Harvey, John Leubsdorf. Top row: Roger Hertz, David Hellerstein, Lewis Goldman, Kord Lagemann, Sam Howell, Peter Goldfarb, Nathaniel Kwit. nl Bottom row, left to right: Nicky Delbanco, Jackie Fein, Patty Bauman, Sharon Christenlield, Barbara Friedberg, Judy Dolger, Edward Fishman, Robert Corash. Second row: Beverly Dodson, Judy Bloch, Sybil Frankenthal, Barbara Fisher, Linda Freeman, Kate Baer, Joyce Charnay. Third row: Toni Devine, Willard Cohen, Francis Evory, Hope Finney, Margaret Brown, Dodie DeWan, Harriet Fraad. Top row: Don Borut, John Davis, Erik Craven, Rachel Blau, Sue Braun, Bob Friedenberg, Steve Ablon. uThere's a stuffed head in my ofhcef' Mr. Fuller did sa "A student who didnit quite passf, ln French he insisted on JE vous comprenez And for six weeks he sat on his wallet. The teacher said, HThe base angles are equal MProve X is a parallel line "After youive finished this, hereis a sequel L4 ' ' 77 Prove A over D IS a s1ne. fi C' Y f ls 4-. inning E3'El!y I -s N .15 Bottom row, left to right: Peter Natchez, Mildred Rapp, Alice Miller, Herofy Natanagara, Ruth Neubauer, Jean Mechlowitz, Dorothy Schmiderer, Anthony "You are old, said the youth. one would hardly suppose "That you havent hecn killed bv hargteria Roberts, Second row, left to right: Judy Raicex, Diana Paulson, Judy Seiler Nancy Morris, Stephen Lewis, Jeffrey Moskin, Richard Pavelle, Third row, left "And ygl yriu ingigt Q11 that hgffilylg pfoge to right: Joan Rubenstein, Peri Pike, Louis Livingston, Janet Retzller, Melvin " Mungin, Jane Saxe, Richard Levien, Muriel Polich, Alan Lipton. Top row, left Which I think is highly inferiaf' to right: Robert Littman, Jay Pobliner, Laurence Levine, Robert Levy, Richard Price, Kalman Rodin, Allen Ross, lt? W1'n1r'r.sr'!,u said the teacher. " with his harteriu- phage- .- That hue made my life long and rcfwarding. lliutsnlivl'Kll1crf-zittliis rviimi-kalilt: aut' Ou'rriiyclz1est-S still lording. -. Bottom row, I-r: Howard Siegal, Judy Strauss, Mariorie Shriro, Nancy Warren, Ellen Weber, Jean Senegas, Richard Yudell. Second row, I-r: Ingrid Stone, Peter Sobel, Ellen Wimpfheimer, Alan Shedlin, Ellen Stuart, Robert Stern, Harriet Zucker. Third row, l-r: Fredda Weiss, Norman Stoft, Debby Shulman, Mark Walker, Joy Weinman, Richard Silberg, Carol Styne, Top row, I-r: Kenneth Witty, Eric Werthman, William Weber, Peter Som, Steven Shapiro, Daniel Wilcox, Ronnie Sherman, Marc Shapiro. S X i i T2 :.r":'r 5 1 1 f 1 ' '::g1nB!f5. -..ea'1l'." 5. X xiiilt ICN ir. "Gaul is CiiYiCl6diHL4'hLl1fC'E1JLlflS.u At his age do you think it uae right Fl'-OfifliUIl51fiiYlNlHll xslivri lit-igr-ulillmwlmtl lei-un ,Xml to malice Latin stuile,-rite turn iiliitt-? , L "You are nhl rims fourth fnr'iiierw." Nlr. hullvr faid "fXrid you niuet tulu' L1 iiiiil-yuir vxaiii Ni 1' 1 t Ui wi- ll hex fill! illxiiiiwi-tgirl lllL'1X'lUfllt"lll i- to tiek it-u l-i el ruin." X .2 -x g, , ,ffl l H JUNIORS Oh chilly halls and Sophocles, Report cards echoing with our D's. alpha beta alpha beta Bottom row: Douglas Mackay, Peter Goertzel, Robert Koch, Chris Horn, Andrew Kahr, Donald Harris. Second row: Robert Jervis, Jonathan Gaynin, Ann Hey- man, Elena Kan, Marion Gaines, Stephanie Hammerschlag. Top row: Jane Gottlieb, Marilyn Geltand, Annette Hollander, Lynne Hollander, Phyllis Gross- man, Ellyn Harber, James Haimes. 127' Bottom row: Jeffrey Caplan, Fiona deGroot, Michael Abrams, Janice Bell Bruce Fitch. Second row: Nina Erlich, Pat Brizel, Frances Fried, Constance Cramer, Peter Askin. Third row: Susan Gadd, Linda Amiel, Timmie Blumsteln lT0ll16fUHC Of Ianni Callmuusl Jane Briskie, Roberta Abelson. Top row: Steven Bruenn, Ellen Asher, Rosalyn Edelson, Linda Berman, Ann Bergman, Carla Davidson. Shout giant tests that make us freeze, Freedom is slavery, War is peeze. Epsilon Epsilon Soma Soma Soma These marks received all go to college, Pass the crih sheet to increase my knowledge 'ns Us ll !l ill E 5 P l mx !!ll f-. -' 41 'Q- l Ar-4? i ,a--1 -- Qld uflf C9 1 5- H311 fit ll' S d Michael Ma ers Boffom row: Nancy Mirkin, Jane Marx, Mary Lee. econ row: y Eaton Latfman, James McBride, James Krainin, David Lukashok. Third row l,0lSOIlifl cntrails Phyllis Picker, Sheila Nadler, Susan Nelson, Joan Oberwager, Alfred Linde-mon Top row: Robert Moss, Richard Marcus, Gordon van Nea, David Kratver, Jerome lozlrl uml vermin Monfmh' Physics wullpnpi-1' so cli-ur. ,l10lnlC1'Zllfl in lllv lc-als ws- fear. l,0I'IIllCI' N05 Vlilll lui-ppu xcs C1'cz1s1'w0ll lwliiri- clriving Boflom row: Hsi Fong Waung, Sara Unobskey, Maxine Swartz, Nancy Salz, Karen Rosenfhal. Second row: David Zulcerman, Rochelle Sleinglass, Lucy Simon, Joan Weill, Elizabeth Sussman, Wendy Weclcstein. Third row: Charles Salfeld, Charles Tobey, Michael Rosen, William Russell, Henry Spotnitz, Top row: Kenneth Walker, Elaine Root, Myrna Schwartz, David Rolwein, Howard Zipser, Richard Rous. Q - gi lli'l'f'llllXQ'ilf'llf.lllllllllIIL1N Lui liiiil Xpgixtlnli-lui"illiiii1i'lill'11lniinil. k.lX1lX1r-lllll lniixlll :mil iiillli- 1 llaix Xl: liiif- lmlllluli init liiix li- -ix--I Xiiniiiil llii' liliwlc Nix limi-Nln-:limi-ln-1, I I-, --sl C' l li ifuiniliiii liaielxiiliiilciix Xllll Ill.ll.l1lHX E7 iff li gr Q I rf in V3 4, , 1 Q f f 212 .' f' fw . w V JW, ,. w, 4 , V12 'S' rf 4 Q ,I il 'iii K vi 5-nxgu Q.. I -, V " .. 1 . A In MY' R'-1-fa I Q ' 'irq' 4, , A. 1 4 'P' ff iff WL , X 1- '.: 4 ,Ji K .Q Bottom row: Fred Hovosapien and Chester Gusik Casst. coachesl, John Davis, Danny Wilcox, Sam Howell, Allan Ross, Kenny Witty, Peter lsraelson, David Zukermon, Kay Rodin, Billy Cohen, Peter Natchez Casst. managerl, Otto Batinger Qasst. caochl. Second row: Fred Ohringer, Steve Kass, Bob Stein, Eric Hoffman, Tim Schmiderer, Mike Rosenberg Qco-captainj, Clarry Miller lhead coachl, Mil Zucker fco-captainj, Terry Davidson, Marty Lowy, Jim Penzell, Gary Manacher. Third row: Steve Kent and Didk Lefcort Cmanagersl, Ed Lattman, Joe Blinick, Dave Kratter, Charles Tobey, Don Harris, Gordon Van Ness, Richard Marcus, Howard Zipser, Frank Turner, Bruce Fitch, Kord Lagemann, Steve Ablon, Bob Levy, Jim Haimes lasst. managerl. Meanwhile, the Hockettes were brandishing their sticks under the coaching of "Patn Katzenstein and the leadership of Jane Dretzin and Peggy Freed- man. After defeating Garden Country Day and Scarborough, the team faced its traditional rival, Riverdale. Handicapped by the illness of Jane and Peggy, the varsity was defeated 2-0 while the J.V. routed its opposition 11--0. Severely hampered by the lack of cleated shoes, the Hockettes succumbed The Fieldston sports season opened two weeks before school oilicially started as sixty upper form boys struggled up the hill to get an early start at frustrating uS1nitty". Linder the leadership of Mil Zucker and Mike Rosenberg, the Football team worked hard to be- come a solid unit. Having lost the first four games because of a greenness, we turned the tide, and stopped Barnard. Thanks to the outstanding per- ...- li4tl1a n formance of Mil, Mike, Terry D., Don H., and Gordo V., the Eagles swamped the Purple by a score of 33-0. The momentum from this game car- ried the Eagles to a season-closing win over Wood- mere. Despite its inexperience, the team never lost confidence or determination, and, by the end of the season, had achieved its goal of unity and skill. to Woodmere and Kew Forest in rainy weather. Besides their Kwon and losti' record, the team showed the fine teamwork and cooperation neces- sary for a winning squad. While indoctrinating inexperienced juniors and sophomores, the soccer team lost its first six games. Then, the team started to click. The "Woodpeckers', Bottom row: Sheila Benow, Irene Kotlar, Linda Lefkowitz, Sue Wimpfheimer, Peggy Freedman, Jessica Rosenberg, Judy Hade, Betsy Ardwin. Second row: Alice Kinzler, Liz Sussman, Joy Weinman, Jean Senegas, Co-captains Jane Dretzin and Lynn Silver, Barbara Fisher, Ellie Wimpfheimer, Elena Kan, Linda Berman. Third row: Coach Pat Katzenstein, Caroline Legerman, Ruth Neubauer, Stephanie Hammerschlag, Marilyn Geltand, Timmie Blumstein, Jane Briskie, Pat Brizel, Toni Halpern, Emmy Kass, Elaine Kotlar, Hsi Fong Waung, Linda Amiel, Managers Judy Kleeblatt, Sheila Lascoft. . a lv 11' " . . VN :Q QQ . . --A V ,125 - -Q'Z"1.ff'f 57- 7 .- -If! PTSW f?l'L"'Z' , J'fQ4I'2'2'l' t fl'f'?f"""' 324.-P far wi t 9 ZZ" " , fifa 1 ,g.,,, 'g:i'1g5:g.g.j!' pp '.g.g:3.' M 1--..xg f- N 'rsh 4 H. li 4' ,, ii 'V ' i,"r.+ ., I' .. .r':vX' L' I: fy- Q, .FQ 5 'E ,L al llyfitl' g A avg' f -E - ' .-. -- "O -M lk- bf: F A . QL-is 'uf , . -. Bottom row: left to right: Richard Yudell, Allan Shedlin, Peter Hatch, Roger Hertz, Richard Price, Donny Boruf, Lewis Goldman, Eric Craven, Norman Stoll, Nat Kwit, Robert Stern. Second row: Dick Sonshine, Hugh Straus, John Lipkin, Nicky Kopeloff, Fred Siegel, Co-captain Don Ruskin, Dave Meister, Bob Kimball, Dick Brown, Alan Frankel, Tom Lansberg. Third row: Manager Chris Horn, James Krainin, John Gaynin, Andy Carr, Pete Askin, Mike Abrams, Coach Alton Smith, Kenny Walker, Peter Goertzel, Bob Koch, Mike Mayers, Henry Spotnitz, Robert Jervis. v played brilliantly against Staten Island, winning 1-0. The victors threw the league into a tight scramble for first place lonly one of the games lost previously was played in the league! which was linally taken by Staten Island, as Vifoodmere downed Fieldston on the hnal day of the season, 3-1. The forward line of Kahr, Askin, llertz. Meis- ter, and Krainin neatly harassed the opposition, so that despite the score it was anybodyis game until the last five minutes. Goalie Ken Wztlkt-r excelled, as did the backs, in spite of the muddy turf. l'lay- ing against slightly-biased referees, the team tit-fl the llockettes in the traditional usoekey" game. Under the leadership of ,lane and Betsy. the Vol- leyball team enjoyed its third season. The six varsity members of the team were Gail Emerson, Elena Citkowitz. Judy Geller. Ann Bergman. Ellyn Har- ber. and Ilona Hirsch. The team faved lin' schools, including Dalton. Calhoun. New Lincoln. and Lennox. Un one oeeaslon. the team lost its may and arrived txso hours late. The name was linallx e . f . . played and the hrllllt'N1lll'lS non. With a ret'oril ot . . t three parries lust and three non. the xounuest ul all XLlI'blllf'S looks mth hope lu future -easoiis. Wiith the arrixal of cold tu-atln-l'. tht- sports nnni-il lmloors Wlll'l't' thi- sxsnnnn-rs strolu-il and tln- play- ers mlribblerl their may lHNlt'l1ll'f. This yi-aris swimming team was one of thi- bt-st Ill sc-bool history. ll:-spite an only lair nn-et it-4-oril. tht- team put up an exrella-nt slionina in the non- lratlitnmal l'n-lrlston lnvltalions. ei-lalilislling mori- reeords than any previous team. lfaptain St:-xv lxul- Eotlom row: Rona Hirsch, Jane Kaplan, Louise Losser, Coecaptains Betsy Lubetkin and Jane Norris, Gail Emerson, Connie Ehrlich, Elena Citkowitz. Second row: Fredda Weiss, Rochelle Steinglass, Debby Shulman, Naomi Radlnsky, Sybil Frankenthal, Anne Bergman, Janice Bell, Third row: Sue Robbins, Ellyn Harber, Marion Gaines, Judy Geller, Coach Amy Morrissey, Managers Sue Kislak, Sue Kane, Ellen Diamond. uagiw. I l ll rv-nl fy . Top row, left to right: Roger Hertz, asst. manager, Nat Kwit, Eric Werthman, Don Borut, Alton Smith, coach, Bill Weber, Dave Hellerstein, Steve Lewis, Mike Rosenberg, manager. Bottom row: Bob Koch, Joe Blinick, Steve Kurtin, captain, Dave Meister, Jett Caplan, Mike Abrams. tin led the team in scoring, establishing new records in both butterfly and individual medley competition, and, with Mike Abrams, the other entry in the butterfly, formed an unbeatable combination. Cary Manacher, Joe Blinick, Mike Mayers, and Bob Koch handled the sprints and composed a record- breaking free-style relay. Nat Kwit and Jay Pob- liner swam the distance events. Dave Meister and Jeff Caplan, who also swam in the individual medley, were dorsal swimmers, and Richard Levien turned out to dive. With such stalwarts as Don Borut, Dave Hellerstein, Bill Top row, left to right: Dan Sift, Manager, Hugh Straus, Manager, Erik Hoffmann, Dave Kratter, Terry Davidson, Midge Zucker, Bob Stein, Frank Mazer, Clarence Miller, Coach. Bottom row: Jerry Monasch, Danny Harris, Fred Ohringer, Steve Kass, Captain, Alan Berger, Captain, Marty Lowy, Dick Marcus. ky JI: 19", i 'x . SWIA Weber, and Steve Lewis, the Mermen had an un- usual amount of depth. The non-swimmers among the boys dribbled to the new gym and basketball. Although they lost the first game to the alumni, the team was sparked to win the next game. Under the coaching of Clarry Miller, Captains Alan Berger and Steve Kass led the team in many long Christmas Vacation prac- tices. The Fieldston starters, Berger, Harris, David- son, Mazer, and Zucker set a fast pace on the court. Seniors Lowy and Stein and Juniors Kratter and Monasch also displayed their athletic prowess. Un- fortunately, co-captain Steve Kass was injured dur- ing the Hrst game and was unable to play for the rest of the season. With an excellent won and lost record, the 1957 team proved that teamwork, spirit, and a large cheering-section add up to a successful season. BASK fx xy s -- l ,f -...f 1 1 .' . wa ,Q up rn r 1 nun ,g 1.1 .... W.. -. ,av .4911 it . , 'K ,iii 1 . . n - ' . - 1 . gg 1 , ,f ff, fy? vu- -wmg. 4.--- S-'X 'W N ,sv 'fi V ff J, Er V ' .Q V T, 4 xf I' t B A it J f - L f' L 'f i' 'gm' Q q , ' ' V1 ,-- 1 iw sv Y' E "'f . 1-N Z in K 'V W 1 ,5 i I g 3 L 4. ' 'l ' ' 5 ff "'A 'fi' , 1 , ' W . . it Q '51 'P ' J - , ,rr - , ,ykyy Af ' kr f , ,v-! ,yy 5 'T A A ' 'LM'.f-- V - Al l 'J " t i, f i A"' 'p '- 1 ' ,I A A f I 5 A: I .gr i, I VVI: f W 1 M MING The Mermaids, not to be outdone by their male counterparts, added many members to the teamg though hampered by a limited schedule, they bet- tered their last year's reputation. Under the leadership of Margo Zimmerman and Judy Klee- blatt, and assisted by Barbara l'4Pticky,'l Riteher, the girls gave good accounts of themselves in meets with Dalton and Stamford. To climax a worthwhile season, Margo and Judy led the team to victory in the traditional meet with the boys. The less aquatic-minded girls, led by Peggy Freedman and Jessie Rosenberg, and under the tutelage of Pat Katzenstein, began getting in shape early for the forthcoming season. Prospects for the seven-game schedule looked bright as both teams defeated Calhoun easily in their opening encounter BALL f " ' Aiu1t.e-ij 1 ff " K -J-I A ,, V , . .B K Tap row: Barbara Richter fcoachi, Sandie Kahn fasst, managerl, Connie Cramer, Linda Greenberg, Irene Halsman, Caren Heller, Muriel Polich, Peri Pike, Jane Norris lmanagerl. Bottom row: Ingie Stone, Fredda Weiss, Caroline Legerman, Margo Zimmer- man lco-captainj, Judy Kleeblatt lco-captainl, Rona Hirsch, Jane Halsman, Ann Heyman, Sue Nelson. Missing: Dorothy Schmiderer. and succumbed only after a hard fight to a strong Birch Wathen team. The varsity forwards were Diane Finney, Peggy Freedman, Elena Citkowitz. lrene Kotlar, and Lynn Silver, while Sue wimp- fheimer, Janice Bell, Elena Kan. Phyllis Picker. and Nancy Mirkin played guard. Led by captains Tom Delbanco and Marty Lowy, the boys' tennis team came up to coach Ottr Bait- t-nger's expectations and had a successful season. The netmen this year were especially strong in the singles divisions, with ace server Lowy in the first slot, Steve Kass playing a strong second, and the Top row: Pat Katzenstein Kcoachl, Elaine Kotlar, Bobbi Fisher, Linda Laval, Emmy Kass, Liz Sussman, Joy Weinmon, Toni Halpern, Fran Evory, Ellie Wimptheimer, Nancy Morris, Hsi Fong Waung, Jean Senegas, Sue Kixlalr lmonagerl, Jane Marx font, managerl. Bottom row: Phyllis Picker, Diane Finney, Lynn Silver, Elena Citkowitz, Peggy Freedman fco-captainl, Jessica Rosen berg fco-captainb, lrene Kotlor, Sue Wimptheimer, Elena Kan, Nancy Mirkin, Janice Bell. ea? 91 it ir.:-r X 95,3 , f , V 4 J 'Sf' , 5 s ,.,..,. W f 41 6 , Wjffi f as ff 50 T ...T an ' T Y ,yr 'V ff ,V , y 5 " 7 i 4 C I Z2 ff? WQZWFJJ f 1.2 M ' Vjyyllzf 'C ' fa' X J, Www, f,,f fy f f ,ff , ,',,, H may ,?...,1l M203 A Bottom row, left to right: Allan Shedlin, Tony Devine, Bill Weber, Don Borut, Erik Werthman, Dick Price, Mark Walker. Middle row: Don Raskin, Mil Zucker, Alan Berger, Mickey Glass, manager. Top row: Jim McBride, assistant manager, Mike Abrahms, Jerry Monasch, coach Alston Smythe, Ken Walker, Gordo Van Nes, Hank Sponitz, John Gaynin, assistant manager. Missing: Dick Brown, captain. old reliables, Charlie Salfeld and Dave Rotwein, fighting it out for third. The lively shooting of Delbanco and Bob Kimball were big assets. Girls' tennis was captained by Sue Sherman and coached by Pat Katzenstein. Seniors ,lane Dretzin, Diane Finney and Gail Emerson, Juniors Linda Berman and Elena Kan contributed to the teamis success. Both tennis teams practiced and played home matches at Keltonis. The Fieldston Nine, playing its traditional rivals, turned in many a fine performance. Led by co' captains Terry Davidson and Bobby Stein, and bolstered by senior Erik Hoilman, the mound staff threw admirably. With veterans Joe Blinick behind the plate, Dick Marcus and Charlie Tobey in the infield, and Gary Manacher in the outfield, plus several newcomers, the team, coached by Bob Mur- phy of Manhattan College, was victorious. Plagued with weaknesses in the sprints and the field events Alton Smith's track team nevertheless had a good season. With the loss of former track lettermen to baseball and tennis, the team had to rely on juniors and sophomores for the bulk of S-1-at Bottom row, left to right: Charlie Salfeld, Ken Witty Jimmy Leiter, Nicky Delbanco, Ed Fishman, Dick Levien Top row: Steve Kass, Dave Rotwein, Torn Delbanco, Co captain, Coach Otto Baitenger, Marty Lowy, co-captain Bob Kimball, playing-manager, Nick Kopeloff, managing manager. BOY'S TENNIS responsibility. Track was captained by Dick Brown, who ran the half mile. The climax of the season was the Fieldston Relays, which is rapidly becoming the area's most respected invitational meet. The nine member golf team. captained by senior jim Penzell and coached by a Manhattan College student, had three seniors who formed its backbone: Fred Ohringer, Steve Kent and Steve Kurtin. They were supplemented by juniors Mike Kreisberg and Al Lindeman, and fourth formers Larry Levine and Bill Cohen. The team practiced at Van Cort- landt and played its home matches at the Vernon Hills Country Club. The Cheerleaders, led by Irene Kotlar and Connie Ehrlich, did a great job sparking up the fall and winter sports. Above the noisy excitement of the football and soccer games, and in spite of inclement weather, could be heard "When youire up, youire up . . .l" The squad had to get used to the new gym for the basketball season, but made the transi- tion painlessly enough. ,lust as the girls had started to get into the swing of it, however, it was time to teach the cheers to the anxious bunch of new recruits. GlRL'S TENNIS Bohorn row, leh to right: Ellyn Harber, Sue Sherman captain, Diane Finney. Top row: Pat Weill, manager Linda Berman, Gail Emerson, Nancy Salz, coach Pat Katzenstein. 8oHom row, leff lo right: Dick Marcus, Dave Zuckerman, Pets Ixraelxon, Dan Sii, Poto Axhin, Charloy Tobey, Bruce Fitch. Top row: Eric Jason, cosrnanager, Dove Kroner, Pete Goertul, Erik Hoffmann, M01 Davidson, co-captain, coach Bob Murphy, Bob Stein, C0-Cf-'P'Ui", Al Undemah, lvvii Goldman. D00 Hdffil. Gary Manacher, Vic Zcbelle, co-manager. Missing: Joe Blinick. F415 Q , ri- ad ""'NAof' """i',,g,3 ,lily ,1 fijL K r. KLA! if g477yJ 'Y 1 , f" f 3 E""' 19: 4, ---.-, ' A .V 2 A, g 'fgln JKT' Q 4 mf-f"5"v ' f. Jg,fffivm:! Kew ,-1, 1 . . 14 Hi--V Q, qw. ..,,,l ,Ny awk. Bottom row, left fo right: Mike Kreisberg, Steve Kent, Steve Kurtin. Top row: Coach AI Kossila, Captain .lim Penzell, Dave Meister. Missing: Fred Ohringer. l Nl AA wr 1 Q 4. Wgqxvfif-, F F - ,W - "YQ , A I , gfifix L I K' z . f , K, A I L V A Qtxx---Flaw-J 2 f N 3 I i . 1 1 ' 1 - .lllllllli 1, e M. . 36 ' Q E- -I 11 'S 25 -2 5 CHEERLEADING Top row, left to right: Judy Hade, Jane Briskie, Connie Ehrlich lcaptainj, Irene Kot- lar lcaptainl, Susan Wimpf- heimer, .loan Weil. Bottom row: Jill Behrens, Maxine Swartz, Stephanie Hammer- schlag, Debby Robbins. 1 J f 5518 in lk, , '-IF-av BX , 'li WENDY ADLER BETSY ARDWIN JILL BEHRENS SHEILA BENOW Lighthearted as a bird. For thought and not Portrait of an artist as No man has ever done praise. a young Woman. anything creatively with- '51 it ,eq 5 ALAN BERGER Pessimism, once you get used to it, is just as agreeable as optimism. Vik GORDON BOCKNER He is wont to speak plain and to the pur- out the capacity to love ,W X y V pose. RICHARD BROWN JOANNA BULOVA GAIL CHERNE ELENA CITKOWITZ I want what I want when Dance, ballerina, dance O, eloquent child. Her tongue is framed to I want it. music, and her hand is armed with skill. fi' ',:,,..,.gy me 'B' 453. 3 fa. , vs 'N V uh, I' MARGO WALTER DAUM DARHANSOFF Excellent, said he. Oh, to he in England, Elementary. said I. now that spring is here. CONSTANCE GAIL EMERSON EHRLICH Nothing great was ever Ah. you flavor every- achieved without en- thing. You are the va- thusiasm, nilla of society. 'AT :ITS 'X' 36 . 5, gr. X 1 TERRY DAVIDSON I got a religion that wants to take heaven out of the clouds and plant it right here on earth where most of us can get a slice of it. EI,.I.EN DIAMOND lvluny shall :form-, hut one shall sinr' .IANE l7lllC'l'flfN just doin' il'Wll2.ll vom: nutur'lly. SUSAN FINESILYER There is no reft for u messenger until the me sage is delivered. ,I-.1 5 'f '-.1 - f. J i 'lm ie fo- " ' 119 Va. a I -43 fi' .'i' THOKI.-XS DELB.-XNCO He reads much: He is a great obeerver. and he looks Quite through the th-etla of men. 53 I vw :x - v-., X DIXNNE l"lNNl'IY :Xml utter mum Q1 -um me-r ilu-N tht- ewan C34 -Q C ALAN FRANKEL I drink to the general Is there a doctor in the joy of the whole table. house? 1 hurl I fx NANCY GLUCK Nancy with the laughing eyes. fffY'f'f'f' 4,77 3, W, A ,, My -f :!z2?7fr'57',f1 , ,,,. f,,. FN. -A It kwa 46 XL JANE FRANZBLAU PEGGY FREEDMAN Nature forms us for our- BRENDA FURMAN The secret of success is selves, not for othersg constancy of purpose. to be, not to seem. .IUDITH GELLER Lights. Camera, Action. MICHAEL GLASS I agree with no man's opinions: I have some of my own. ANN GOSSMAN LINDA GREENBERG DAVID GROSSMAN The most useless day of When we go to sleep About binominal theo- all is that in which we We never count sheep rems I am teeming have not laughed. We count all the charms with 3 10t of news, about Linda. HDV iw 1 Yi- C C. 'hX JUDITH HADE Waste not, want not, is a maxim I would teach. ERIC JASON Someday. Jason. you will find the Colden Fleece. az 7 Q-1 .1 45? IRENE HALSMAN Nothing can cnme ou 1:: 5, l , Kr? ROGER HAYES tuf Let gf1d4 and men de- the artirt that not in Cree laws for themselxef. the man. hut not fur me. CXHKN HELLEH And when fha luughx. they all laugh. ICHIK llflhl-NI.X'N Yin- pub mlmfl wm Wurlrl Fvric-N. XIIDCE K.-XNXER JANE KAPLAN Throw physic to the They Call it madnev- dogs: I'l1 none of it. hut l call it Love. A 45 " 452 -fir .- ur' 'f? . ,f X , b N v I Y BARBARA HELLEH Queen uf Hearts '2": . 9 fd.. R 1 ,1 f V STEPHEN xxss Thou fvwll. Thou vwittv. Thou grand. ,7 I 'X ,gi .'f, 1 ' - 1 i C-'S"f'5'.x of-Zio N-.waffle x,:,f, V ekgwffft . s--. ,. 5 71' ' ,,1, . " . S 1 3 STEVEN KENT ROBERT KIMBALL ALICE KINZLER SUSAN KISLACK He's not much in a crowd You make even History God Save the Queen. Big brother is watching But when you get him sound beautiful. YOU- alone. You'd be surprised. , Xi. YU ,I Q JUDITH KLEEBLATT -1. M You say what others only dare to think. and - it becomes you. El' Y'f'7"" MARCIA KOMMEL Her object all sublime, f Vi she shall achieve in time. - 5 NICHOLAS IHENE KOTLAR STEPHEN KURTIN THOMAS KOPELOFF A little picture painted I built myself a lordly LANDSBERC Many a new face will well. pleasure house Coal? Goal? Where? please my eye. Wherein at ease for aye Where? to dwell. 'Razr' A S ' crm . .- ..,.. -'N Nl Wie X-.. . -v-'-- fm, ., ' f"'?f l 5 1 l I LOUISI-I LASSEH tientlcrnen always bet-111 to re111e111lrer blondes, FS rf Q99 fn 3 iq -Q lf ... 'Q , , ,M if I XQ7! A X I 1 NETTIE LEEF RICHARD LEFCORT LINDA LEFKOWITZ An ocean is forever afk- His voice is like a -eda- Keep it gay, Keep it ing questionb tive. light. And writing tllem aloud upon the shore. f- , 4- , as 'I ,,--1 f IUIIXX LICXIICX l,HX1'lN Io look ut. .ll llllll l,laX ', l'1Ill'l'i1l lllfl' lit'-Illlll'N. 'mx IUIIN l,ll'KlN NQXLPH Nl,XIl'lllN IHXXW l-Ql.lZXlilf'l'll lvstcrs mlo often prow l,OEWENl3Ellll xXlll'Il l-Ill not lltkll tl1-- l.l lll'Q'llKlN IJI'tbpllt'lS. l11 quietness and con- girl l low. l lou- tln' gul I fpeuk trutl1. not so litlenee wl1L1ll lac Vout' lllll llL'.,ll'. IIlUC'll LIN l xsoulvl, laut .tx Ntrt-11-ftl1 Illlltkll dx l 1l.1rv: untl l . r, . dare as little more J- l grow old'-r. - -- T-15 1 ,Q ., , 3- 'rug' A 5 , -IX '27 s ,f 'vis X GARY MANACHER Man of the hour. Mya: JAMES PENZELL If you like your mar- tinis dry, you'll like my wit 'mfr' FRANK MAZER DAVE MEISTER You have no idea what A little nonsense, now a poor opinion l have of and then, myself, and how little l Is relished by the best deserve it. of men. FRED OHRINGER Moderation, the noblest gift of heaven. LANDIS OLESKER Obscenity is the soul of wit. 4 NAOMI RADINSKY We are born to inquire after truth. It belongs to a greater power to pos- sess it. DONALD RASKIN JANE NORRIS Did anyone ever tell you, you have the nicest smile? SUSAN DEBRA Life is an incurable dis- ROBBINS 6356. My words fly up, my thoughts remain below. fl? .wh ,nr--lli ye... if 494' p C. I I f f ALICE HOSEW JESSICA ROSENBERC NIIQHXEL NNE I 1 I IC hostess Wllh he Why can'L a woman be IKOJENBEIY Lum rnustfss on the :dll more like a man? Lme me or lease me FREDEHICK SIEGAL 1.111 not arguing with you. 1.111 telling you. l 4 .1 66 tg? A QC' 1-'4' 2 RICHARD SONSHIXE ROBERT STEIN RICHARD STERN HUGH STRAUSS You can do anything. If only all men were To be great is to be mis- I'm a quiet kind of guy but lay off of my blue like you. what a wonder- understood. suede shoes. ful world this would bel Q37 T C , I' X -EZ 1 , -J MARGARET TAGER I like New York in June, How about you? JACK WADSWORTH I have laid aside busi- ness and gone fishing. PAT WEILL MARY ELLEN WEISL 101 pounds of fun. One can live down any- thing except a good rep- utation. HENRY BERCH 1939-1955 SUSAN XICTOR ZABELLE VVIMPFHEIMER To the victor go the O! How this spring of spoils. love resembleth the un- certain glory of an April day. MARCO ZIMMERMAN Unthinking, idle, wild, and young, 1 laughed and danced and talked and sung. MILLAHD ZUCKER A great victor in defeat as great, no more, no less, always himself in both. SENIOR HISTGRY This Senior Class, a hale and hearty band, can boast a career of sedulous, unstinting joie de vivre. With the Aegis of Knowledge held proudly aloft, these ex-neophytes of the Lower School have thrown caution and tradition to the winds. The History of the Class of '57 is a recital of experiments in both academic and social spheres. It is a record of the many changes that have taken place during these six years at Fieldstong it is filled with sundry jokes and misinterpre- tations, but we hope that for the graduating class it will recapture some of those priceless moments-that they will be remembered long after the irregular verbs and theorems hav been forgotten. "There,ve been some changes .... 7, . . . "Nose news was good newsf' as Gail E., Judy C., and Caren H. appeared as new faces. By 6th form, Wendy had chickened out twice and Sue K. was eagerly awaiting the event. Louise L. changed from '4lVlettle Mouthw to an lpana girl, and instead of becoming Mrs. Berger, Sue R. changed her name to Debbi. Under Mrs. Anclrew's influence, Hugh S. became "Tertius7, and HMatzo Ball" is now Duke Manacher, II. During one summer, Jane K. and Margo D. added the continental touch to their femme fatal-ity KNO wonder Wesley O. left for Cali- fornia.j Somewhere along the way, we traded Gail Chasin for Johnny lluot and Hringersn Grossman and Daum came, saw, and crushed the ucrimsonl' hopes of many a lad. Naomi arrived and took over the intellectual set, and soft-voiced Ohringer out-whispered the origi- nal quiet-Fred. The biggest shock of 6th form was when Fred S. beat Q D Dave G. twice in Chemistry tests. ' 5th form came and the big question was "Who's Dick Brown?,' 6th form and Midge K. was heard muttering, "Who does Dick B. think he is?', The animal element in the form showed itself when we became the school guinea pigs. Not only did we get the first Fourth-form midterms, but we also inaugurated the new festival system. "We knew that we could do it and indeed we did .... " . . . The first such triumph was rendered by Gail C. at Hudson Guild when she broke lSva's reign of terror by expounding a most stupen- dous sneeze in the still of the night and Ann G. was the poison ivy queen .... Marcy K. finally graduated from comic books to Mickey Spillane, remembering to mark all the good spots .... Despite his gargantuan appetite, Ricky S. managed to fit sveltly el t"""i into those pegged pants .... Nancy G.'s dreams about a Spanish caballero were just short of prophetic, and Margo Z. finally found her Knitch, nobody knows what there were more of--'crushesi or argyle socks. Nita and Deanne, quite without trouble, became the form aunts, and Mary Ellen was the first to be accepted at a college. . . . Ralph cornered the stock market, but alas, never won a Cadillac for his troubles. "There's no business like show business .... H We learned this quite early when Jack W. pooh-bahed it and Bitsy A. pitti-sing-ed it. In the year of the Eddy Fisher craze, Lorna and Judy L. headed the parade .... 6'Barnaby" came to town, and every- body else left. Though the play closed after only two performances, Nettie L., Sue F., Jane F., and Bob K. received Oscars on their rather hurried way out. John L. gave a haunting performance and Dick L. put on the dog twice. The Seniors were considering giving 6'Barnabus ReX,', but Miss Tomasone talked them out of it. Sth form and Tommy D. fiddled while the dining room Went up in smoke .... Jo B. danced to the music of Elvis, one-pelvis band, and Fieldston went High Society as Jim P. and Terry emceed the best form party. Marty L. had b-y then established himself as the matinee idol. and Ellen shone aboye the general can-ophany as Danny' S. got Kyrie Eleison down on tape for posterity. The most annoying 6th form performer was Mickey C. as he fort-ed many seniors to those 9:15 breakfast parties . . . and then made the last rows leave first. 4'Love is the reason for it all. . . . . . . One thing our form never needed was a social director. though Mr. Bassett tried many times.. . . lane D. and beau set the style in lst form by founding two-man spin the bottle-sans bottle .... 3rd form was the year of Diane's de Swaan song. We wondered about Marge T. as she meandered through the halls muttering "Love me. love my' dogii, and why' was Sheila so fond of the joke. "Shake hands with my' ten foot friend. Harvey-"? Bathsheba Weill didn't have to resort to public bathing to win her David. and Steve Kent won his Emmy' award without too much trouble. Andy' O. showed his etchings in both his country' house. and the newsroom and Linda L. did it all by' the sea .... ln oth form the parking problem became so acute that Judy K. had to park her car in Harvard Yard. and Barbara H. Ialias Betty' Co-edt shoel-ted us all by' hnally' settling down and becoming pinned. 'Jay 'LWe're gonna rack 'em up .... " . . . Victor, after his report in Mrs. Landis, class, was referred by the group in unison to certain hallowed walls for further enlightenment. . . . Sue S. was either our worst or our best student that year, for she was always staying after school. "Little Eva" got back at Alan F. when she overturned his desk in 2nd form-the room was Hooded with debris .... 5th form and a new student was added to Mr. Brownas English class-Isaac Stern .... Don R. won the Distinguished Service Medal by invoking the 5th amendment in Ethics. Colonel Bockner rocked History class when he tried to bribe JAS with Confederate money, and Brenda barked up the wrong tree when she thought Beowulf was originally in French. Leave it to Jessie to be the only girl in auto mech .... Hot-Rod-Hayes, bane of Otto's existence, whizzed out of Riverdale on two wheels with Eric J. yelling, "Faster,,7 in the back seat. Tim S., the best driver in his class, didn't pass his test .... "We,re still gonna rack ,em up . . ." . . . Kurty, our great swimmer, headed the parade as the first All- American in F ieldston History .... Frank led the boys en masse in a fistfight against belligerent Barnardites, and Tom L. won a cigar in soccer. Terry was a star basketball player, despite the absence of attire at his debut. Mil and Mike rocked the football team along in style. Brittle-Bones Stein was decapitated as he hit his head on the basket rim, and Steve Kass paced the tennis team. Eric H. fur- thered F ieldston's contribution to the National Pastime fbaseballj. Several female gladiators were carried home on their shields. In hockey, Peggy, Sue W. and Lynn spoke softly and carried big sticks. Irene H. and Linda G. headed the swimmers, through no strokes of luck, and Jane N. and Betsy L. champed it volley-ball style .... Minute Cheerleaders Irene K. and Connie E. were always seen below the rest. Judy H. cheered instead of going to the yearbook meetings, and Jill B. went to the yearbook meetings instead of going to the games. In the non-varsity sports, Alan F. and Alice R. carried the ping- pong duels far into the night, and Elena yodeled her way down many a mountainside. 'Vfhanks for the memories .... i' With the added responsibilities of the senior year, the form became aware of the impending graduation. College choices were the topic of discussion from Sept. 'til June. Alice, as Madame President, and Alan B., as Editor, soon began trading brickbats. Nicky, in his white lab-coat, was 'the man in the white coat.' The Washington trip came and went and the elections for school officers gave us that antiquated, out-dated feeling. The Senior play came, and then it was time for graduation. "If it rains, it'll be the first time. But then again, we were the form for a lot of Firsts." LAYOUT Jill Behrens, Editor Wendy Adler Betsy Ardwin Linda Berman Timmie Blumstein Pat Brizel Ruthie Galanter Susan Goldberg Judy Hade Toni Halpern Ann Heymann Irene Kotlar Betsy Lubetkin Judy Raices Jessie Rosenberg Jane Saxe Dottie Schmiderer ART Betsy Ardwin Sheila Benow Jessie Rosenberg Jean Senegas 11 wi I HY STAFF" 'f-if f 5 FRED SIEGAL editor-in-chief , Qwfzyfygw ,f 'I' . . ' Www r 'ff ifgf ' 1 f Y 4 I I I ' V, my-' x 'fit 1" 'cn 19 , or ff if -:xii -,J ' 11 A af' W 0351151 I K 'Q f V, ,wi , t , , , ,f ,V . Richard Sonshine business manager PHOTOGRAPHY J obn Lipkin, rt. Danny Siii, l. Co-Editors Mike Dewitt Roger Dietz Jonathan Farbman David Grossman Jim Haimes David Hellerstein SPECIAL THANKS TO: Mr. Fuller David Grossman DorisWimpfheimer Irene Halsman Robert Jervis Peter Rosen Charles Salfeld Howard Siegal FACULTY ADVISERS: Philip Held Joseph Papaleo n, -..- - -.- fr,,- r'-,r,- -n,,,r V ,-,411 , 1,5 , X1-zxcx :H 45-K 3:44 ff 'inlay KJ .f - ' ' rx-,zfQgf,.. E ' SQ a, Gie f Q ' f f.,, 15 wp- f 0vzf?i3 ',51-2g:' 7 ' ' yy Ziff 'YVZ-"p'Z-551T?cV!! ,?fM'ffQW?2f24W' 1 f ' fn' ff COPY Barbara Heller, Editor Betsy Ardwin Gordon Bockner Walter Daum Terry Davidson Connie Erlich Sue Finesilver Jane Franzblau Brenda Furman Marilyn Gelfand Mickey Glass Ann Heymann Steve Kass Alice Kinzler Judy Kleeblatt Steve Kurtin Nettie Leef Jane Marks David Meister Joan Oberwager Mike Rosen Nancy Salz Maxine Swartz Joan Weill OFFICIAL YEARBOOK PHOTOG- RAPHER: Delma Studios -mf: f' , T il H 5,111 f ' 4,- - L k',4,il A ., wa, Q, . , ,E+ . M., n.. . 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