Franklin Junior High School - Kite N Key Yearbook (Fort Wayne, IN)

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TE KEY 19 9 Ic 379.77274 F77481k 1969 1 502330 m.l: INDIANA COLLECTION M FRANKLIN ' S GOT A GOOD THING GOING WITH ACADEMICS STUDENTS SPORTS ACTIVITIES Franklin ' s got a good thing going in academics, sports, ac- tivities, and clubs. These have made the year busy, exciting, and always rewarding. So come along as the Kite ' n ' Key staff gives you a tour of the past year ' s achievements in academics and sports. FRAS Table of Contents Academic 5 Athletics 15 Activities 23 Students 39 Allen County PuMlc Library 900 Webster Street PO Box 2270 Fort Wayne, IN 46801-2270 Publish Kite ' n ' h of Frat Junior h INDIANA COLLECTION KLIN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL J L zHOQLk Kite ' n ' Key 1968 Ft. Wayne, Indiana Vol. VIII d by the ey Staff klin igh School Mr. Flasket Mr. Williams Administration Has Many Responsibilities Mr. Flasket, Franklin ' s principal, supervises all the school ' s activities and the educational programs. He has many responsibilities which include programing students and working with faculty members to make sure Franklin lives up to its fine reputation. Mr. Williams, the assistant principal, helps Mr. Plasket with his varied responsibilities. He assists in the counseling, programing and homeroom guidance, in addition to super- vising lunch periods. He is also responsible for extra curricular activities. Miss Fleming and Mr. Zehner are Franklin ' s guidance counselors. They assist students in working out any problems they may be hav- ing in school. They talk with incoming sev- enth graders, students who have trouble ad- justing to school and those who wish to discuss future plans. In addition to their many responsibilities, they both sponsor Student Council. Miss Fleming and Mr. Zehner help this group to be a valuable asset to the school. Miss Fleming Mr. Zehner IV ACADEMICS IbH5 «p» Franklin ' s got a good thing going with academ- ics. Many students find enjoyment in meeting challenges and exploring new ideas. Students in- crease in knowledge every day as they attend their classes. By diligently work- ing and studying, Frank- lin students prepare themselves for success in life. Students in developmental reading classes learn the structure of the newspaper and how to use it in every day living. They also learn how to use the library for refer- ence and reading pleasure. Students Read, Write, Speak, Spell Developmental reading is studied fay all of the seventh grade. This subject is an in- tensive effort to strengthen reading skills and study habits. The students acquire skills in reading comprehension, vocabulary, speed and enjoyment. Developmental language is required in the eighth grade. The goal of this class is to de- velop written and oral expression. Various written assignments including poetry and short stories are written. Oral demonstration and explanation speeches are given. Likes and dislikes are shown through creative com- mercials. Language arts is taught to all Franklin pu- pils. This subject is laned so a student can progress at his own rate of learning. In this course the pupils write stories, study poetry, and develop skills in grammar. They also have weekly spelling lessons. Developmental language students often form small groups for discussion. Many times they give their opin- ions on a subject and the whole class then discusses the subject. Language arts pupils can help each other understand grammar and poetry by working in small groups. ILL UUUUL] □□ ' SOD ID Genera science is taught to eighth and ninth graders. Each semester is begun with health and the rest of the semester is spent studying many other topics concern- ing science. Eighth graders study many interesting top- ics. Among these are the analysis of energy, heat, and electricity. The ninth graders study many living or- ganisms and learn about the atmosphere and the universe. Science Increases Understanding of Environment Biology is the sci- ence of life. One of the main objectives of the biology course is to develop an under- standing of the life process. The students study about the struc- ture and function of plants and animals. To help them have a bet- ter understanding of science, they perform many experiments, several using micro- scopes. Biology applies the scientific method in expanding knowl- edge and developing a greate r understand- ing of life. These students of Mr. Phillips eighth grade history class are observing the election returns. Much time was spent on the election. The students learned all about the voting process and the electoral college. Knowledge of World Gained Through Studies The eighth grade history classes study United States history. They study the discovery of the settle- ment, and the establishment of the government. The students learned about historical pieces of literature and some gave reports on great people and important facts in history. The seventh grade geography classes studied about the world. The students studied many coun- tries some of which were Canada, Mexico, and America. They also made maps and gave reports on the people and land. Earlier in the year many classes made notebooks on a certain country or state. During the last nine weeks of the year the students studied Indiana history. One part of the world the seventh grade geography classes study is Latin America. In Mr. Hines classes the students made maps. The art classes work on many projects lor the school. They make posters to put in the cafe- teria and decorate the bulletin boards. The ninth grade students have a choice of taking either algebra or general math. In algebra, the students review some of their eighth grade math problems and then advance to more difficult ones. To arrive at an understanding of these problems, the students spend much of their time in study- ing the structure. They learn what certain steps are taken and why. The seventh, eighth and ninth grade art classes worked on projects for Franklin. They helped decorate the bulletin boards and showcases. They also made some of the posters that go in the cafeteria and halls. The seventh and eighth grade students were taught modern math. The x and y lanes were taught the methods of modern math. The z lanes were taught the techniques of the traditional math. In general math, ninth graders studied the traditional math and reviewed the eighth grade math. Students Study Modern, Traditional Math The seventh grade x and y lane math, study the modern math. The z lanes work on the refresher math. Only ninth grade students are eligible to take algebra. The problems seem easy to the students at first but then become more difficult. Climbing the pegboard is one of the three requirements of making the Triple Threat Club in physical education. These ninth grade students are learning how to sew. In home econom- ics they also learn how to prepare different foods. Students Learn Skills Physical education is taken by all students at Franklin. It helps them to build strong bodies and a sense of sportsmanship. Every eighth grade girl is required to take home eco- nomics for one semester. Many girls also elect to take it in their ninth grade year. These classes teach them the basic skills of homemaking. In industrial arts, students learn the art of building and using tools in the correct manner. Eighth grade boys are introduced to industrial arts for one semester. Several students also benefit from taking shop in their ninth grade year. Students learn the fun- damentals of working with metals and woods. During (heir first year of Latin, the students are required to make a project they are interested in. The French students are sometimes asked to locate dif- ferent shrines and buildings in Paris. Pupils Read, Study Languages Mrs. Hess ' s French and Spanish classes have been seeing films and filmstrips and hearing tapes pertaining to their language. The classes get a new film each week and the film is shown more than once. The students learn to understand, speak, read and write the language. The students sometimes act out dialogues. They learn grammar fay using correct form and by doing grammar exercises. The Spanish students enjoy looking at posters, pictures, and souvenirs that are connected with Mexico. Mrs. Chandler ' s Latin students are con- cerned with learning Latin words and basic sentence structure, and language. Latin stu- dents also begin comparing old Roman cus- toms with modern day customs. The library is a place to do extra reading and gain more knowledge. There are many books, magazines, newspapers, encyclope- dias, for the students to use. Mrs. Brandon has many students helping her in the li- brary. WITH Jk k 1 i» BOOKS J . k MlAuiBL ail mm Iff 7 F Trl Teachers Help Students Cultivate Interest Mr. Jim Hiland Health and Safety Science Mr. Ronald Kuhn Algebra, General Mathematics and Achieve Coals Throughout School Year Mr. Roy Stuart Language Arts, English Mr. Ed Sturdivant Vocal Music, General Music Mr. Don Weaver General Mathematics, Algebra 13 Mrs. Margaret Wiggs English Mr. Delmas Young Algebra Mathe- matics These women are responsible for feeding over 700 peo- ple each day. Much time and planning goes into ever delicious and nourishing meal. A great deal of thanks should go to these women. They are left to right: Helen Henry, Dorothy Zurcher, Alma Uetrecht, Doris Hagen, Virginia Hopper, Elsie Ecenbarger, Esther Helmke, and La Vern Evens. Personnel Perform Many Helpful Tasks Franklin ' s Custodians worked many long hours keeping the school in good condition. Some of their jobs are re- pairing many things, and making equipment available to the teachers and students. They are left to right: Mr. Shane, Mrs. Shumaker, and Mr. Mitchell. Franklin ' s secretaries spend a great deal of time keeping the school in order. They do many and varied tasks but mainly help students and teachers. They are Mrs. Werl- ing, Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Qrider, and Mrs. Hedges. Mrs. Schmieman was not available when the picture was taken. FIRST ROW: A. Meehan, C. Spice, R. Warner, K. Baney, M. Parnin, F. McClure, K. Ferguson. SECOND ROW: Mr. Auk, T. Woods, R. Holmes, A. Snyder, K. Strack, S. Brady, B. Lasley, M. Ranley, R. Cutigni, C Miller, Mr. Sawyer. THIRD ROW: M. Brisentine, I. Suit, M. Leach, D. Herstead, D. Longley, ]. Woodruff, B. Anspach, S. Waikel, C. Wood, K. Van Ryn. Varsity Chiefs Have Good Season The Varsity Chiefs played a very hard season this year under the super- vision of Mr. Ault and Mr. Sawyer. All of their determination, hard pad- cracking blocks, and bone crushing tackles resulted in a season record of three wins, two losses and one tie. The team members elected as their captains Bob Anspach, Kirk Van Ryn, and Scott Waikel. Under the guidance of Mr. Riley, the eighth grade Chiefs furthered their knowl- edge and improved their fundamentals in football. The team consisted of Black- burn, Heller, Vachon, Wagner, Hunt, O ' Day, Martone, Brown, An- drews, Brady, Rider, Werling, Brown, Pep- ple, Smith, Myers, Zumbaugh, Boggs, Crosley, Martin, Sie- vers, McCarty, Boggs, McGlocklin, Guter- muth, Ecenbarger, Sny- der, Johnson, Barnett, Taylor, Barnes, Bos- serman. Seventh, Eighth Chiefs Gain Valuable Experience The seventh grade Chiefs, coached by Mr. Reibs, were taught the basic fundamentals of football. The team consisted of Strack, McCreary, Cowan, Hall, Angel, Heaston, Gra- ham, Milton, De Roche, Whistler, Getts, Link, Smith, Parnin, Logue, Knudson, Skip- py, Goff, Mudrack, Schible, Hatfield, Barnes, Gernhart, Dep- pen, Drew, Scott, Owens, Goshert, Bo- dine, and Hedges. FIRST ROW: Dave Busian, Andy Meehan, Al Snyder, Mark Ranly, Rick Cutigni, Tim Woods. BACK ROW: Chuck Davis, Kirk Van Ryn, Dan Herstad, lack Woodruff, Bob Hinga, Doug Longley, Scott Waikel, Mike Leach, Jim Todd, Mr. Riley. Varsity Chiefs End Season with 11—2 Record Jack Woodruff takes a shot as Doug Longley and Scott Waikel prepare to rebound in the tourna- ment game against Memorial. The Varsity Chiefs did a fabulous job this year under Mr. Riley ' s su- perb coaching. The boys always showed excellent team work and good sportsmanship. They were al- ways supported by the fans with good school spirit. The Chiefs spent countless hours practicing fundamentals and set plays. The boys elected Scott Waikel and Doug Longley as captains of the team. The Varsity team posted a season record of eleven wins and two losses. They placed second in city league standings and were the only team to beat the league champs, Memorial. In the tournament they won the first game but were defeated the second game. The boys played great and Franklin is very proud of them. FIRST ROW: D. Ecenbarger, D. Barrnett, T. Brown, B. Zollars, T. Crosley, M. Taylor. SECOND ROW: Mr. fg ey, C. Wagner, 5. Wolford, K. Post, G. Hunt, R. Sheckles, R. Wright, P. Sauer, M. Martone, D. Zumbaugh, . Blosser man. Seventh, Eighth Grade Chiefs Build Skills The eighth grade Chiefs were coached by Mr. Egley. The coach and the team worked many long and strenuous hours after school to improve their skills. Although they did not win many of their games, their determina- tion, and sportsmanship represented Frank- lin in the best way possible. Franklin ' s seventh grade team also worked hard this year. Their coach was Mr. Overmyer. He helped them to develop many skills and gain valuable knowledge that will be helpful in the future years. They learned the basis of good sportsmanship that Franklin athletes exhibit. FIRST ROW: D. McCarty, D. Wistler, P. Layton, M. Ship- py, P. Niman, T. Milton, C. Heaston, B. Keeley. SECOND ROW: Mr. Overmeyer, P. Gernhart, W. Deppin, B. Klempke, D. Wetzel, M. Scott, B Owens, T. Smead, . Goshert, V. Getts, and C. Cowan. FIRST ROW: Don Woodard, Steve Wolf, Bill Lasley, Ken Strack, Randy Dick, John Suit, Rick Ludwig, Steve Pulver, Mike Parnin, Fred McClure. BACK ROW: Mr. Sawyer, Ken Bucket, Rick Meshberger, Bob Stanton, Jack Hawkins, Riff Canaday, Rod Gutierrez, Mr. La Fontaine, Scott Hettinger. Demonstrators are Mike Brisentine and Bob Anspach. Wrestlers, Harriers Develop Skills In the first year of junior high wrestling, Franklin ' s team placed third in the city tour- nament. The team had a 9 — 2 record under the coaching of Mr. Hiland and Mr. Sawyer. They were assisted by Mr. Riley ' s student teacher, Mr. La Fontaine, who taught the boys many wrestling techniques. Outstanding records during the season were held by Fred McClure, 103 lb. class, who was undefeated with a 11 — record. Ken Strack also did a fine job in the 154 lb. class, with an 8 — 7 record. Steve Pulver was first in the 127 lb. class in the city tournament. The fall of the year brought to Franklin another cross country season. Coach Egley, new to Franklin this year coached the team. There were eleven guys who participated in the sport. Practice was held every night after school. The hard drive of getting into shape was made reality through acceleration drills, distance running and sprints. Each member had the ability, determination and stamina to run the full two miles by the time the first meet rolled around. The Cross Country runners are BACK ROW left to right: Coach Egley, Ken Bucket, David Cooley, Mike Boren, Marv Marino, and Lynn Sanders. FRONT ROW: Steve Pulver, Steve Wolf, Steve Battell, Rick Harter, Chuck Davis, Russ Rider, Randy Harding, and Jim Todd. The varsity cheerleaders cheered at all home football and basketball games. They led pep sessions and helped build the enthusiasm of the cheering crowd. The cheer- leaders were Kathy Goshen, captain, Kathy Carter, Karan Holley, Denise Hartup, Linda Gaskill, Donna Onion, and Terri Zimmerman. Cheerleaders Help Promote School Spirit This year ' s cheerleaders were chosen at the end of last year by the varsity cheer- leaders and some of the faculty members. The girls were judged on two main qualities. These were citizenship and leadership. When there were ties, they looked at things such as grades. Many girls in both seventh and eighth grade tried out for cheerleading. They were taught two cheers and prac- ticed them for five weeks. At the end of the five weeks the new cheerleaders were chos- The eighth grade cheerleaders helped at the pep ses- sions and also cheered at all eighth grade home foot- ball and basketball games. The cheerleaders were Betsy en. Out of all the girls that tried out, seven were picked to be varsity cheerleaders and six were picked to be eighth grade cheer- leaders. The cheerleaders wore the traditional sweater and skirt outfits. The ninth graders wore red sweaters with white skirts and the eighth graders wore white sweaters and red skirts. The girls practiced every Tuesday after school and were supervised by Mrs. Schone. Gutierrez, Aurita Gutierrez, Diane Statler, Maripat Goff, Lynne DelGrosso, Sally Schuler, and Cindy Warner. KS The Girls ' Athletic Association provided a variety of sports for the members. The seventh grade and eighth grade members enjoyed the different sports and were taught the importance of good sportsmanship. The ninth grade girls enjoyed competing against other schools. Students Participate in Many Sports The Girls ' Athletic Association, consisting of seventh, eighth, and ninth graders, pro- vided sports such as basketball, volleyball, track, and field. All the members were taught the importance of good sportsmanship and how to make a good team effort. The girls, in addition, learned the rules of the different sports. Mrs. Potter and Mrs. Schone supervised the girls. The purpose of the boys ' intramurals was to strengthen the fitness of the boys and teach them good sportsmanship. One way to keep the boys healthy and physically fit was by having regular exercises. The boys also learned how to work with one another in achieving athletic success. In boys ' intramurals, the seventh graders learned the basic skills and techniques that are necessary for good athletics. The eighth graders improved the skills and techniques they had already learned. The ninth graders put these skills and abilities to use in different sports. ACTIVITIES FranklfHM HT good thing go nfWro clubs. Students witn sxnilar in- terests meet g«d gain knowledge thmKgh fun.. Each individuzBincreasi his circle of acquaintances, learns to cooperate with others, and also realizes responsibilities to various organizations. The experi- ences students encounter in these clubs will help them to prepare for their place in tomorrow ' s world. The Kite ' n ' Key Staff spent long hours in the production of the year- books so that Franklin students might have a book full of memorable events. The yearbook staff consisted of layout, copy, sports, and business staffs. The layout staff decided what would go on each page; the copy staff filled in necessary copy blocks and captions; the sports staff wrote copy concerning the athletic depart- ment; and the business staff handled the money and helped in the selling of the books. Kite ' n ' Key Staff Works Many Long Hours The Kite ' n ' Key editors spent many hours working with their staffs so deadlines would be met. Pictured from left to right are yearbook staff edi- tors: Kathy Swartz, copy; Janet Hatch and Maria Bienz, theme and cover; Kathy Goshert, editor-in-chief; Terri Zimmerman, copy; Marvin Marino and Donna Onion, layout. Shown from left to right are yearbook staff editors: Karan Holley, business; Sharon Layton, class; Connie Hoylman, business; Vicky Dale and Debby Keller, class; and Tim Woods and Kaye McKinnis, sports. The editors were under the direction of Mrs. Law- rence and Mrs. Schultz. The members of the Post Staff and their advisors, Mrs. Lawrence and Mrs. Schultz were responsible for publishing the four page monthly edition of the Franklin Post. Before the paper was ready for the student body to read, a great deal of work had to be done. The editor, assistant editor, and news editor began the production by making a story list. The assign- ments were then distributed to the reporters. After a week ' s time the reporters sent their stories to press. Next the galleys were proofread and the paper was laid out. The paper was once again sent to the printers. When the pa- pers were sent back the reporters folded them, then they were dis- tributed to the homerooms. CATIONS The Post editors were the people who organized the produc- tion ol the paper. Pictured above are Nan Sievers, Connie Hoylman, and Pat Knight. Post Staff Publishes Monthly Edition These are the members of the Post Staff. They put much time and effort into preparing the Franklin Post for the student body. Many of these people could be seen in the halls with pencil and paper ready to take an opinion poll or conduct an interview. These students were representatives to Franklin Student Council. They did their part by volunteering willingly, working diligently, and contributing ideas and opinions from their homeroom. Thanks to the co-operation of such willing persons, Franklin had a very effective Student Council. Franklin Has Very Active Student Council Student Council Officers this year were Connie Hoylman, president; George Wagner, vice-president; and Cherie Spuhler, secretary. They helped Franklin have an active school government. Franklin ' s Student Council consisted of seventh, eighth, and ninth grade representa- tives. The homerooms each elected a representative and an alternate. They attended the meetings, brought back information to their home- rooms, and discussed the homeroom ' s feelings about it. Also the representatives voted for the homerooms. The al- ternate attended the meetings and took part in committees but could not vote. Club Members Stage, Run Machines The stagecraft club, sponsored by Mr. Leis, and Mrs. Ehinger, met about once a week and provided the special effects of all of Franklin ' s assem- bly programs. They also prepared the sets for the plays presented by the Dramatics Club. A great deal of time was spent in preparation of each pro- gram. They did a fine job this year in all of their staging. The ninth graders in the Audio-Visual Club op- erated and repaired the equipment, which in- cluded projectors, record players, and tape record- ers. The members also delivered the equipment to various teachers. They were required to take a written test on each piece of equipment they had learned to operate. The sponsor of the Audio- Visual Club was Mr. Weaver. The seventh and eighth grade students in the Audio-Visual Club met once a week and learned how to operate the equip- ment. They were trained in teams and each team had a ninth grade instruc- tor. The students learned how to operate the equip- ment to relieve the teach- er of this responsibility. The Cheerblock sponsored by Miss Loraine, did a fabulous job this year in supporting the teams. This club consisted of seventh, eighth, and ninth graders who met many times with the cheer- leaders to learn each cheer. This large and supporting club showed much enthusiasm and spirit in the cheering of Franklin ' s teams to many victories. Members Cheer, Discuss, Serve School A newly formed club this year was the Varsity Club which met every Monday. The boys discussed athletics, promoted good sportsmanship and studied the tech- niques of todays sports. Only Franklin lettermen were al- lowed to be members. Mr. Ault and Mr. Riley were the sponsors. The Franklin Squaws spent many busy hours in service for the school. The girls met every other Monday and discussed the things they might do that would be beneficial to Franklin. This year they took tickets at the doors and sold candy at the basketball games. They were assisted with these tasks by Miss Minsel and Mrs. Colchin. The Ping-Pong Club met on Tuesday afternoon. A tourna- ment was held by the boys and girls, and Vicki Romano won. The skill and sportsmanship of Ping-Pong was ac- quired by the thirteen members of this club. Students Play Ping Pong, Volleyball, Tennis, Chess The Ping-Pong Club met on Tuesday after- noon and was sponsored fay Mr. Young. The club ' s main function was to have fun, but it also served to teach the members the skill of developing good sportsmanship. The mem- bers also learned to play the game of ping- pong better. The members played on ply- wood tables which were made by past Frank- Unites. The Chess Club was sponsored by Mr. Hines. This club ' s main function was to teach this ancient game and to have a lot of fun doing it. The members learned the best way The Volleyball Club met during the winter. These same boys played in the Tennis Club at Hamilton Park in the spring. to get out of very difficult situations and the importance of patience in this game. The Volleyball Club met in the girls ' gym all during the winter months. These boys learned the skill of playing this exciting and difficult game. Sportsmanship was also taught in this game. The Tennis Club was sponsored by Mr. Carrol. In the winter months these same boys played volleyball, but in the spring, the mem- bers went down to Hamilton Park and learned the skills of playing tennis. The members of the Chess Club learned the funda- mental rules of chess and had a run-off tournament at the end of the school year. Once a week members of the Typing Club brought their portable typewriters. Their main purpose was to develop skill and accuracy. They started by learning to type simple words and worked up to simple reports. The sponsors are Mrs. Brandon and Mr. Egley. Students Learn Skills in Typing, Bowling, Knitting This year the Bowling Club consisted of boys and girls together. They met weekly with Mr. Simp- son and Mr. Lange to de- velop their skills. They worked on the funda- mentals of bowling and tried to get the highest number of points. The Knitting Club was composed of two separate knitting groups this year, the beginners, and the ad- vanced. The beginners learned the art of knitting and started with simple slippers and headbands. The advanced classes worked on more difficult articles such as sweaters. Although the Kite ' n ' Key agents were not regular members of the yearbook staff, they served an invalu- able function. Elected by their homerooms, they sold over 700 books this year. They were kept busy during the year collecting money, making out receipts, and later, distributing the year- books to their home- Students Sell and Develop Skills An interesting club for boys is the Indus- trial Arts Club spon- sored by Mr. Kruecke- berg. Actually an extension of the In- dustrial Arts class, the club met twice weekly for 8th and 9th grade boys. During meetings the boys finished their regular class projects or received help from the sponsor with new projects they wished to attempt. The Art Service Club, under the direc- tion of Mr. Converse, put in a great deal of time making exhibits for the showcase. They also worked on bulletin boards throughout the school. Members spent an enjoyable hour once a week, during which they worked with paint or chalk and did creative work with clay. This year ' s Math Club, which met every Monday, was sponsored by Mr. Kuhn. The many members were from seventh, eighth, and ninth grades. Each meeting was divided into two parts which each member participated in. Club Members Work Problems, Explore Sciences The purpose of this year ' s Science Club was to encourage an interest in the various fields of science, not possible in the class- room. Provided for the members were ex- periences in chemistry, rocketry, geology, and general sciences that students were in- terested in. The Science Club this year was open to anyone inter- ested in science. The cost was only the price ol their in- The Math Club this year provided many hours of entertainment and learning for each member. Mr. Kuhn, who was the sponsor, helped the members with many different kinds of problems. During the meetings, the students also studied math riddles and oddi- ties. dividual projects. The members met in room 159 every first and third Tuesday of the month. Students Learn Customs, Act in Plays The members of the French Club joined the club to learn more about the culture his- tory, and customs of France. During several of the meetings, Mrs. Hess showed the stu- dents slides from her trip to France. The Latin students who enjoyed studying Roman culture, joined this club which was sponsored by Mrs. Chandler. Guest speakers, slides, and pictures were used to supplement the stu- dent ' s own work. Officers of the Latin Club were Andy Mee- han, president; Maren Kolin, vice-president; Candee Robinson, secretary-treasurer. The Dramatics Club, with the assistance of Mr. Stuart, learned the techniques of speech and drama and presented plays for the Franklin students. This year the club pre- sented a play called, " The Last Laugh. " The costumes were very good and appropriate for the parts. The Library Club had many tasks to perform. They worked before and after school checking books in and out. They also were at all times ready to help the librarians. Students Work in Library, w s 4- earn About Teaching The Future Teachers this year met every two weeks. Their main purpose was to dis- cuss what a teaching career consists of. They were informed of the requirements of be- coming a teacher. The sponsors were Mrs. Wiggs, Mr. Phillips, and Mr. Doherty. The club members saw movies and had many interesting guest speakers. The club planned to go to a college campus before the year was out. The Library Club was sponsored by Mrs. Brandon and Mrs. Grider this year. They helped with all the work that is involved in a library. They shelved books, marked call numbers, rebound the books, checked out books and put up bulletin boards. The Future Teachers Club gave the members an oppor- ing a teacher. Many Franklin teachers visited the club tunity to discuss the problems and advantages of becom- meetings and talked about their experiences in teaching. The ninth grade Chorus was made up of ninth and eighth graders. They put in many hours of practice preparing lor the assembly programs. Mrs. Ehinger and Mr. Sturdivant selected the music lor the occasions. Chorus Presents Entertainment at Programs 15033 The seventh grade Chorus was under the direction of Mr. Sturdivant. The chorus se- lected the music to sing for the different pro- grams throughout the year. Franklin ' s combined chorus of eighth and ninth grades performed at many school pro- grams. They sang for the Easter, Christmas, ■■ Thanksgiving and Spring programs. They spent many hours preparing for these pro- grams. This hard work was evident when they presented their fine programs. This chorus was under the direction of Mrs. Ehinger and was accompanied by Mr. Sturdivant. The seventh grade Chorus met after school lor the fun of singing. They were able to sing at some of the programs with the other chorus. Many of these students will take the place of the ninth graders who leave Franklin. The Concert Orchestra consisted of 7th, 8th, and 9th graders. This orchestra was directed fay Miss Buchanan. Miss Buchanan directed the Concert Band, met third period on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, cycle 2. It consisted of eighth and ninth grade students only. They spent many hours practicing. The Concert Band which consists of eighth and ninth graders took part in the Christmas concert. They played for basketball games and participated in band contests. Seventh, eighth, and ninth graders made up the Concert Orchestra. They took part in the String Contest on February 7. Both the Concert Band and Orches- tra gave an instrumental concert and an assembly program on Jan- uary 28 and 29. They also gave pro- grams in the feeder schools. They took part in the spring concert and assembly May 28 and 29. The seventh grade bands gave a concert on May 76. They spent many hours practicing and worked very hard to improve their musical abilities. Bands, Orchestra The Concert members participated in the string contest held in February at Bishop Luers High School. The orchestra spent many hours practicing for programs. Participate in School Programs Throughout Year The A and B bands, directed by Miss Buchanan, consisted of seventh grade stu- dents only. Most of the seventh graders began playing an instrument in the fifth grade, many of them playing in their elementary school band. This year they have gained experience playing in a spring concert, with the Varsity Band. The Franklinettes include Karan Falls, Paula Clay, Ruth Knud- son, Sandy Kaufman, Roxanne Perkins, Debby Ormes, Jane Dorsett, Patsy Davis, Becky Rollins, Nancy Troyer, Marilyn Brunnegroff, and their sponsor, Mrs. Fhinger. The Franklinettes were a new group this year. The girls were chosen by Mrs. Ehinger from the varsity cho- rus. The group consisted of eighth and ninth grade girls. They performed in many of the programs given by the music department. The Chansonnaires were made up of all freshmen girls. They were chosen from the concert choir by Mrs. Ehinger. They performed at all the programs given by the music department. The girls enjoyed the many hours of practicing and per- forming the various songs. Nine freshman guys were chosen to carry on the traditional group, Tor- onadoes. These boys performed at all the programs. One special event was the " Father ' s Night " . The Toronadoes sang for the fathers of Franklin stu- dents and enjoyed the experience of group singing. Small Croups Perform at Programs The freshman Toronadoes are, Denny Nickolet, David Cooley, Paul Modic, Bill Lasley, jack Craig, Marv Marino, Tim Woods, David Jennings, and Mike Leach. The freshmen girls in Chansonnaires are Connie Hoylman, Lee Ann Myers, Kathy Coshert, Kathy Norris, Cathy Diller, Maria Bienz, hll Lauber, Kathy Carter, and Terri Zimmerman. STUDENTS » " -:■ Franklin ' s got a good thing with all of the great students. They have fun at sports events, study their school subjects, and enjoy participating in the clubs. Each student also has the opportunity of making friendships with a wide variety of people. Many students make life-long friends. These varied ac- quaintances are preparing each student for the fu- ture. Ninth Graders . . . Debbie Alles Ruth Altman Tim Angel Bob Anspach Jerry Archer Ron Argerbright i Jeff Arnold Ken Axson Sharon Babcock Kevin Baney Chris Barner Steve Battel Debbie Baugher Randy Beck Sylvia Beck Nick Beiswenger Roger Berlin Tim Berry Maria Bienz Byron Black Bill Blackman Kim Blazer ludy Blumenhorst Mike Boren Debbie Bowers Connie Boyd Mary Boyles ; ' t r Don Boyn Scot Brady Don Brennan Explored the Mysteries . . . l ; JOSM ii Debbie Bressler Mike Brisentine Dan Brown Vicki Brown Tim Broyles Ken Bucket Anna Burget Charmaine Burlew Dave Busian Joe Cady Charlene Calhoun Robin Calhoun Riff Canaday Court Carpenter Kathy Carter Deb Chapman Louise Cheney Lynnette Cheney M l Tfc Don Clemens Glenn Coe Phil Cole Marlene Comer DaveCooley Sue Cornell jack Craig of Science, and Mathematics . . . Karen Dawson Cheryl del Grosso Terry Dennis Randy Dick Cathy Oilier Vicki Eloph . 1 : IV Jamie Ennis Larry Evans John Falk Karen Falls Leonard Felger Kevin Ferguson )oe Firestine Greg Ford Pam Fowler Debbie Gaskill Linda Gaskill i Vicki Gibson Ray Gilson Ron Gilson Joyce Glusenkamp Merle Goodin Kathy Goshen of Latin, French, and Spanish . . . ■ To; .. - . .A-i. , e -L Vicki Goodpaster Jeff Creeno Vicki Grider Linda Gresham Debby Gronau Rod Gutierrez Tom Hagen Sheryl Hall Tom Hanson Randy Harding (Cathy Harrison Rick Harter .■•■ V Denise Hartup Denise Hatch Janet Hatch lack Hawkins Becky Heck Don Heeren Barb Hemingway Keith Hemingway Debby Hensley Dan Herstad Dave Hetrick Scott Hettinger Gary Hill Steve Hilton Bob Hinga Susie Hinkle Debra Hinshaw Continue Study of English Mary Hobbs Karan Holley Roger Holmes Dan Holocber Penny Ho se Steve Holt Gail Hoobler Geary Hoy Connie Hoylman Amy Hughes Gordon Hunt Sue Hurley Tom lehl Marilyn Jackson Shelly lacoby Harold lames Kris larboe Dave ennings ' lerrilerraid Chris Keesler Debby Keller Stan Keller Tim Kieler Dan Kilty Val Kirkpatrick Kathy Klopping Pat Knight Ruth Knudson Maren Kolin Rosemary Koontz Look Back on Three Years of Junior High Carolyn LaRue Bill Lasley Jill Lauber jean Lawrence Mike Lawson Sharon Layton ft d i ' r .- Mike Leach Mike Leist Tom Linder Terri Lindsey John Linnemeier Tony Lockhart Linda Logan Doug Longley Patty Lord Jenny Loveless Bob Luckadoo Rick Ludwig .T i V M Mike Lyons Paul MacDermott Fred McClure Randy McFarland Diane McFarren Kaye McKinnis Patty McMahan Kathy McMahon Alfred Mahathy Marv Marino Sue Markey Alida Martinez Look Forward to Three Years of Senior High , N Andy Meehan Karen Meeks Mahlon Meredith Phyllis Meredith Ricky Meshberger Chuck Milledge Chuck Miller Cindy Miller Denny Miller Hollis Miller Kathy Miller Linda Miller Mark Minninck Paul Modic Bill Moon Ken Mowan Anna Mosshammer Dan Moyer Keith Muncie LeeAnn Myers Bob Newport Denny Nicolet Dave Niman Kathy Norris Patty Norton Donna Onion Cindy Park Mike Parnin Lee Pauley Frieda Perez Complete Year with Ninth Grade Party Rhonda Pifer Emma Powell Kay Powers Diana Prumm Stan Pulver Steve Pulver Kathy Putt Mark Ranley Rick Rauscher Mike Reader Roger Reynolds Russ Rider I m4 Candee Robinson Steve Rockey Ismael Rodriguez Vicki Romano Ricky Sandage Lynn Sauders ' fc Don Schmidt ludy Schmidt lohn Schomburg Bill Schrader Dan Scoles Dave Scott Diana Serres Debby Settles Gail Settles Shelia Sevrence Cheryl Sheley Barb Shepler 47 Bid Farewell to Teachers Don Shuler Steve Shumaker Rick Sierra Nan Sievers Mike Skordos John Smead Don Smith m Mavis Smith Al Snyder Colleen Soucie Calvin Spice Bob Stanton Melodie Stark Janice Steigmeyer Wilma Stewart ' I ' A John Suit Connie Sutorius Kathy Swartz Randy Tanner Cherie Spuhler Linda Taylor Paulette Taylor jenine Thompson I 1 Jim Todd Roberta Treesh Sharon Turner Therese Upton 48 and Underclassmen Kirk VanRyn Kathy Voiril Scott Waikel Barb Warner Roger Warner Paula Webb Sandy Webber Karen Welch Linda Welch Bill Wiegman Donna Whitaker ) 7 i J iVi Charles Wilier Russ Williams Tim Wilson Vicky Wilson Rick Witzigreuter Steve Wolf Tim Woods Dean Yoquelet Terri Zimmerman Dieter Zollner Connie Zurcher Ronnie Zurcher Eighth Grade Bill Adkins Sony a Alden Denny Andrews Kathi Anlrium Bob Ashley Bob Atkinson Carol Atteberry Cheryl Atteberry Vicky Babcock left Bae r Nancy Banks Dave Barnett lim Barnes John Barringer Linda Barrone Ken Beebe Mark Beebe less Beltz Ian Bosserman Cindy Boyles Margaret Bracht Connie Bradley Dana Brady lanet Brady Curtis Brincefield Mike Brooks Dave Brown Rick Brown Steve Brown Terry Brown Marilyn Brunnegraff Camille Buchan Sharon Buckel Connie Budd Sharon Byrge Mary Cain Mozella Campbell Rod Carnahan Candy Carpenter Debby Casey David Cass Becky Cecil Ruth Chapman Barry Clark Deanna Clark Stan Clark Carol Clay janie Clay Vickie Coe Nancy Connor joe Coolman Angle Cook Debra Cox Gary Cox Charlotte Cronkhite Tom Crosley Debby Davis Lynne Del Crosso Jody Dewart lane Disler Becky Dornseif lane Dorsett Bob Downey Melissa Downey (Cathy Drake jerry Eastman Dave Ecenbarger Debby Eder Debby Egnor Rita Elett Ronnie Elett Doug Elkins lohn Elkins Steve Feasel Andy Federspiel Debby Femester Don Felger Carl Fike David Fike Debbie Flanigan lohn Forney Lynda Foster Sam Fox Kathy Garrard Klaus Gatzke jim Gebhart Mike Geoffray Richard Gibson Gary Glass Shirley Glenn Maripat Goff John Gonser Kathy Goodman Dan GosseM Billy Graham Kathy Graves Joyce Gray Cindy Green Ed Green Scott Green Greg Grepke Tom Griem Marie Gruber Lucy Guevara John Gutermuth Aurita Gutierrez Betsy Gutierrez Cindy Hall Walter Hardesty Judy Harkenrider loan Harrington Hope Hartup Robin Hartzell Pam Haughey jim Heeren Gregg Heller Doris Hembree Helen Hembree Dick Henderson Mike Herstad Ellen Hilt Sharon Hoagland Veda Holmes Pam Holse Vana Hovarter lohn Hoylman Farrell Hubbard Greg Hun! 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It took 21 Big Chefs, 25 fries and 30 malts to fuel up the publications class. Publications Class Works Diligently . . .??? The camera caught Kathy in one of her rare working moments. Oh no! Are we ever going to get this book done? Whew! It ' s finally done . . . just in time for a nap. (ED J e year is over. Only a " ; reVv people remain to their good-byes to Mfti for the last time. seventh and eighth grader ' s will be returning next year but the fresh- men will be leaving for good. : W tfi one last book, the tocker will close to wait for another year. KECKMAN BINDERY INC. P% N0V 92

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