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OR reasons still unknown, this year saw an unusually lively interest and
increase in participation in almost all branches of student government. School spirit,
often lagging in past years, came to the fore many times in widely varying activities. In
an assembly at the very beginning of the year, the student body was introduced to Field-
ston's many extra-curricular activities. This sparked a highly successful year for most
committees and clubs, with a sharp rise in lower form membership, showing promise
for future extra-curricular leadership. Early in the year, a work day was held, and because
of its success, the Work Program planned to make this an annual event. Perhaps the
greatest mass show of school spirit occurred late in the fall when almost half the school
rode out to Wloodmere to cheer our teams to a double victory.
In the Student Council itself, the smoking problem was in the spotlight for a large
part of the year. The final decision, reached after many stormy meetings and several
equally thunderous editorials, was to move fifth and sixth form smoking from the dining
room to the Rec. Room. The council also passed an important bill limiting succession
among council representatives in the hrst four forms, in the hope of preparing a wider
selection of students for eventual leadership. Midway in the year, Treasurer John Leubs-
dorf, Fieldston's answer to Alexander Hamilton, devised a scheme by which the Council,
without any effort and, of course, keeping entirely within the law, could pick up an ad-
ditional 3180 per year. No Student Council would be complete without some sort of
debate on the Rec Room. But it was the Administration, not the Council, that provided
this year's fireworks. With the removal of the vending machines and the return to the
buffet system, the Rec Room was left open for the student body to use as it saw fit. Since
the Council was unable to come to a definite decision, it remains for the class of '60 to
find a use for the room. But the Council did succeed in improving the recreational atmos-
phere in the room by providing two new indestructible ping-pong tables, with racquets.
Among other accomplishments, the Council prepared and reprinted the By-laws, and the
Administration adopted a Council proposal to allow students to take part in administering
student suspensions through a Student-Faculty Committee.
Operating against a background of solid support and cooperation from students of
all forms, the Council was able more easily to carry out its basic jobs, so that a construc-
tive and enjoyable year was made possible.
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FOOTBALL Top Row-Left to Right-Allen Ross, Peter
Meltzer, Managers, Ray Darby, Peter Rutkoff, Tom Strauss,
Farrow Allen, Coach George Martens, Jay Almour, Danny
Rottenberg, Doug Lowy, Bill Glauber, Bob Rosen, Dave Rob-
bins, Paul Weinstein, David Kann, Managers Peter Rothman
and Kay Radin. Middle Row-Ass't Coach Chet Gusick, Bob
Like the proverbial snowball which, as
it rolls, grows in both size and velocity, the
Eagles, captained by "Pat" Mungin and
"Mother Goose" Weber, built from a seem-
ingly poor season a more impressive one of 7
four wins and two defeats. Experience,
rather than touchdowns, were acquired at
games with Locust Valley and E. M. A. If
these losses were bitter pills, they were
vitamin-supplying ones, for from then on,
the Kingmen fsparked by the image of the
Little Kings grandmotherj were uncon-
uerable. The a ex of the season was
reached with a momentous score of 33-0
against Barnard. Then, in grand style "les
Abrams, John Davis, Sam Howell, Kenny Witty, Tony Devine,
Captains Bill Weber and Mel Mungin, Bob Levy, Peter Israel-
son, Kord Lagemann, Bill Cohen, Bob Corash, Fred Sapirstein.
Bottom Row-Michael Sukin, Tom Sand, Roger Hayes, Peter
Rosen, Mike Bobkotf, Matt Silverman, Eli Zabar, David Gar-
field, Stu Galanor, Roy Neuberger.
The Volleyballers won their first game
and proceeded to give other adversaries a
run for their money. Perpetuating tradition,
co-chairman of the G. A. O. Sybil F. and
Rona H. headed the varsity. Debby and
X Ellen served to opponents, with mastery and
relish, a taste of their own medicine.
"spiked" by Renee and Fredda, while joan
and Judy cooked up trouble at the net. Bub-
bling with zest, Carol, Michele, and Lynn
kept the ball on fire. The captains capped
the season by seasoning the game with effer-
vescent encouragement. Meanwhile, the
j.V., led by swift Susies Kane and Pines.
outwitted, outleaped, and overcame oppo-
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petits princes" finished the season by de-
VOLLEYBALL Top Row-Left to Right-Dana Koch, Lynn
Goodwin, Carol Horwitz, Fredda Weiss, Renee Raphael,
Debby Shulman, Ann Kirschberg, Judy Bloch. Middle Row-
Sheila Lascoff, Kathy Rothschild, Alice Shapera, Michelle Perl-
nentsg Charnay and Marks mastered man-
agerial matters, and Alice B. coached.
man, Carole Cohen, Judy Schupf, Betty Soltz. Bottom Row-
Sue Kane, Ellen Weber, Rona Hirsch and Sybil Frankenthal,
Co-captains, Sue Pines, Joan Epstein.
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