Franklin Roosevelt High School - Orbit Yearbook (Hyde Park, NY)

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- u i I Franklin Delano Roosevelt Contents • Seniors . • Juniors . • Sophomores • Freshmen 26 • Activities 144 70 • Sports 170 92 • Faculty 198 112 • Advertisements 236 C.R.BRIGGS • Teacher • Scholar • Sailor • Family Man • M Ithough his activities and interests tran- XI scend the walls of the school building, f I we know Mr. Rem Briggs best as an English teacher with a unique flair for bring- ing literature " alive " for his students. Per- haps his ability to stimulate an educational atmosphere in the classroom stems directly from the fact that " few spend more time preparing for classes than Rem Briggs does, " according to department chairper- son, Mr. Donald Bowden. Outside of the classroom, Briggs has made many other con- tributions to the English department during his thirteen years at Roosevelt. One of his most notable contributions is in the develop- ment of the advanced placement program in British literature. This year, more students than ever are taking advantage of this course. Mr. Briggs is a talented teacher because he himself is a scholar and an activist. His active pursuit of knowledge makes him a fascinating lecturer. " He loves to debate " according to Bowden, and this is evident in his classes where he encourages the discus- sion of disputable topics including the cen- sorship of Huckleberry Finn and the secret behind " The Minister ' s Black Veil " . Briggs is also very much an activist. Fellow English teacher, Roger Wells, said of Briggs, " He dives into any situation or any responsibil- ity, " and " his antennae are out every- where. " At Roosevelt, Briggs has been very much involved in the debate team, Fire Ice, and the Epigram. Outside of school, Briggs pursues a vari- ety of interests. He is quite an accomplished craftsman, and he has practically single-han- dedly restored his home and has turned it into an authentically reconstructed colonial farmhouse. Mr. Briggs also built his own ship out of oak planks. He then attempted to sail across the Atlantic in his ship, traveling as far as Iceland before the tremendous iceberg flow forced him to turn back. His interest in sailing lends a degree of enthusiasm to his teaching of Moby Dick, and Wells believes that this is because " he probably identifies in some way with that whole adventure. " Obviously, Rem Briggs is a unique individ- ual, and this is evinced by his notorious tie collection. Mr. Wells tells an interesting an- ecdote which took place last year. Mr. Briggs donated a box of his discarded ties to be used in costuming for " Evita " . Upon ex- amining the box ' s contents, business manag- er Brooke Horton noted to Briggs that some of his discarded ties were better than the ones he was wearing. After pondering this, Briggs agreed, and decided to reclaim sever- al of the neckties. Perhaps above all, Mr. Briggs is a family man, and he and his wife, Taylor, and their five children. Reeves, Emily, Nathan, Lydia, and Avery, form a tightknit family unit. For philosophical reasons, Mr. and Mrs. Briggs do not have a television in their home, and they encourage their children to read as an alternative form of entertainment. Briggs and his wife both enjoy reading themselves, and they often read the same books so that they can discuss them afterward. Mr. Briggs brings all of his experiences, talents, and enthusiasm to his job here, and he willingly and selflessly shares them with his students and fellow faculty members. It is because of this that we dedicate the 1987 ORBIT to Mr. Charles Rembert Briggs, as a symbol of thanks for his invaluable contribu- tion to our education. Mr. Bowden appropri- ately captures his spirit: " A man who really fully addresses life - that ' s Rem Briggs. " The chess board is the world, the pieces are the pKenomrnaoT dwell in Possibility ■ A fairer House than Prose ■ More numer- the universe... gus of Windows - Superior - for Doors. ■Thomas Henry Huxley .Emily Dickinson Books, the children of the brain. -Jonathan Swift TV ► Dedication And now I know that we must lift the sail And catch the winds of destiny Wherever they drive the boat. ■ Edgar Lee Masters Education is.. .hanging around until you ' ve caught on. ■Robert Frost Between the dark and the daylight, When the night is beginning to lower. Comes a pause in the day ' s occupations. That is known as the Children ' s Hour. ■ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 3 7V right: Heidi Roush recaptures the spirit of the olden days at the Antique Village, far right: Mr. Taylan explores the wildlife of the midway, below: Dave Du- gan carts oranges while working at the fair. M dollar to play, a dollar to win, " " try £ your luck, " " Ride the Rainbow " - the f ■ sounds of the Midway are the most enticing attraction at the Dutchess County Fair. Who wouldn ' t want to be the proud owner of a giant mouse or take in the sights from the top of a thirteen story fcrris wheel? The temptation to Whac-a-mole is irresistible, and even our photographer couldn ' t resist pitching dimes in the attempt to win a stuffed animal for his wife. Those who aren ' t lured by the excitement of the carnival haunt the food aisle, sampling everything from baked potatoes, to shishka- bobs, to corn on the cob, to frozen bananas. For many of us, the fair is our last fling before we return to the doldrums of the daily school routine, but for others, it is also a chance to earn some extra money to fi- nance fall wardrobes. Roosevelt students Going Along r The Ride put their expertise to work making turkey sandwiches, carting oranges, selling frisbees, creating Walkaway sundaes, or even recap- turing the spirit of the olden days. For those who prefer professional enter- tainment, the grandstand attracts such " re- nowned " performers as Fabian, Bobbie Ry- dell, Frankie Avalon, and Donny and Marie Osmond. However, crowds kept many peo- ple so far from the stage that at best they could catch a glimpse of Fabian ' s arm. Those who were lucky enough to find seats in the grandstand, though, may even have had the unique opportunity to " reach out and touch " Donny Osmond as he vaulted the fence and ran singing through the stands. Although the fair changes little from year to year, it still holds a special attraction for all of us because there really is " something for everyone. " 7n n GoInG bIzArRe ust when you thought it was safe to go M back out into the hallways... V It ' s October 31st, the day when the spirits of the underworld have free reign over the earth and mortals are helpless un- der their power. Among the hundreds of pumpkins that watch unsuspecting students scurry below, paper streamers seem to lie in waiting, ready to entangle one of these students in their fluid arms. Vampires stalk unfortunate young maidens in search of life-sustaining blood. Black-and-silver-clad ninja masters flash their gleaming swords, concealing sa- distic grins behind eerie masks. Mysterious figures step out of the past to haunt the dwellers of the present. In the darkness of the corridor, unearthly creatures lurk around every corner. There is no escape, for it is Halloween, when the universe goes bizarre. I " above: Ninja, Paul Madory, intimidates alt uninvited visitors to the orchestra room. i 6 top: Jennifer Beatty and Cece Bassano escort their ghoulish friend Dawn Dolfinger through the hallways. Middle: Rob Bissinger and Jeff Fusaro compare notes on the day ' s victims, above: Miss Capell ' s eyes are everywhere as she monitors the pro- gress of the pep rally from the sidelines. ► Halloween above: Cindy Saba searches for her name amidst the myriad of senior pumpkins, left: Lou Tramelli and Nick Renbeck look on as Jonathan Freiermuth gives up his trusty steed for an alternate form of transportation. The three made their medieval costumes for the New York Renais- sance Festival. On Halloween, everyone is a kid, including senior, Carmella Imperati and aid, Helena Hapeman. 7n right: Johno Boryk grunts in anguish as he struggles to gain footing, below: Brandon Gamble. Krista Sorren- tino, Giscle Coste, and Darren Hummel help to pull the sophomore class to victory over the freshmen. The Spirit Goes On and On... r ' his year spirit week was really a suc- cess! The week ' s events included twin day, green and gold day, nerd day, and class color day. Many people par- ticipated on these days to show their school spirit. Thursday evening, halls were decorat- ed, and the next morning they were judged. Judging was difficult because all of the halls looked spectacular, but the sophomores came out on top with their haunted house. The seniors were a close second for their decorating job which utilized real husks and pumpkins. The juniors took third place with their ghosts and Halloween streamers. Fri- day was a shortened day followed by the pep rally. There was an obstacle course, track race, and a tug of war between the classes. The Homecoming game was Saturday, November 1, and the stands were filled with 8 loyal fans. We cheered our team to a dis- heartening 28-6 loss to the tough team of Newburgh. The floats were the highlight of the half- time show. The sophomores grabbed anoth- er first place victory with their circus float. The seniors rode to second place in their green Model T, and the AFS club took third place with its international float. The parade was completed by the king and queen nomi- nees in convertibles. The band also enter- tained at half-time with their patriotic show, America ' s Heritage, America ' s Music. The Homecoming dance started at 7:00, and the loss on the field had seemingly little effect on everyone ' s spirits. Homecoming king and queen, Jack Canavan and Denise Killoran were crowned. Fabulous music by the band Breakaway and enthusiastic danc- ing were a fitting ending to a week of spirit. above: Assistant coach, Joe Brenner, gives a pep talk to the varsity players. Spirit Week above: Hayley Freedman, Vika Folau, and Damon Dagostino race to see who will be first to complete his locker combination. ► M n intrinsic part of one ' s everyday high % school experience is that of rushing to r one ' s locker in the measely five min- utes between classes which is alloted for that purpose. A locker, of course, is a repository for books, jackets, junk food, family pets, or anything else one can stuff into the space without the use of a trash compactor. There are, in addition, secondary functions for a locker: 1. They offer an excellent opportunity to exhibit one ' s creativity, imagination, and cul- tivated taste in interior decorating, or lack thereof. 2. They provide yet another flimsy excuse for being late for class. 3. They are a means of living the delight- ful experience of sharing with a friend and bringing home his paraphenalia instead of one ' s own. 4. They provide a space to store any available freshmen until they have attained a level of maturity preordained by the reigning seniors. Thus the " locker experience " is an essen- tial and truly rewarding aspect of one ' s edu- cation here at Roosevelt. Please remember not to take the venerable locker for granted and show appreciation for the services it renders by refraining from hanging pictures of Michael Jackson, Boy George, or Richard Nixon on its walls. 10 Lockers below: Rich Shook slicks back his hair so that he ' ll look his best for fifth period, right: For Alison Nyhof and Sue Bartoldus locker decorating is a snap. n ' Sim. far right: Kelly Gallagher poses In her first day of school outfit, right: Christa Rudowski brightens the day with her smile. setterSi ESPPxH S: bcnellon ORDACHE sujatcliea right: Mark Mayo, Mike Boykin, and Steve Lewis go in style with suspenders and stonewashed jeans. 1 %- S ' G o i n g Along With The Crowd ooking for where the action is? Catch t the " in " crowd at the mall, checking • out the latest fashions from Jordan Marsh, Forenza, Esprit, Benetton (why not ?), Guess, Limited Express. Ride a wave of color and excitement in mix-and-match royal blue, violet, deep red, and bright yellow, in stand-out stripes, preppy plaid, checks, pais- ley, pretty florals and tapestry, even comic- book prints! But everywhere you turn you ' ll run into Reebok, and Denim is the watch- word, with inside-out sweatshirts or over- sized pajama tops and baggy sweaters. Keep time with Swatch, Slinky, or Watercolors; get into the groove with printed leggings. Crayons, mauve-tinted mousse. Anything goes when you ' re going along with the crowd. above: Jill Kuffner wears the newest f banana clip, left: Stefanie Slifstein sports the latest style in Coca-Cola fashions, far left: Jenny Cleveland and Marcy Barnunw- start the day in style. rts Going It Alone ver feel alone in a crowd? Millions of eyes are watching every move you C make, and you know that the minute you begin your oral report or blow the first note of your concerto, you ' re stomach will turn over, your knees will melt, your tongue wil l turn to rubber... and, everyone will be watching. From the moment we leave the safety of our homes on our first day of kindergarten, we ' re forced to go it alone - to fend for ourselves. Yet, it is this aloneness that gives us a sense of independence so that we can fully develop as individuals. Still, no one likes to stand up in front of an audience and make a speech or be singled out by a teacher to answer a question about the prevalent themes in A Tale of Two Cities. Working alone can give us great satisfac- tion, though. It is quite a feeling to know that you ' ve completed something: a painting, a poem, a song, that you can truly call your own. Thus, working on your own can be an invaluable learning experience, despite the sometimes awkward or embarassing situa- tions that go along with it. right: Freshman, Gia CavcUini was not alone on the first day of school. Gia ' s parents accompanied her in order to complete registration details. above and right: Jennifer Beatty has been working independently on this stagecoach sculpture since the beginning of the year. 14 -} Going It Alone left: Laura Musante was pleasantly surprised last Oc- tober when her chemistry lab was interrupted by the deliv- ery of two Birthday Balloon Bouquets. Beatty Creates Independently ndepcndence is the watchword for se- nior Jennifer Beatty ' s stagecoach pro- ject. The stagecoach is a unique and very detailed clay sculpture, complete with clay passengers and a generous sprinkle of nostalgia, on which Jennifer has been work- ing one to three hours per day since Septem- ber. Certainly this is a very difficult project which requires scrupulous attention to fine detail, but Jennifer embraced the idea of creating this stagecoach because " it was a challenge that (she) hadn ' t already tackled. " Sculpture is Jennifer ' s favorite form of ex- pression, but she also enjoys painting and drawing immensely and has been a " working artist " since she was nine years old, when she started a sketchbook that she still cher- ishes. Jennifer has continued to grow as an artist under the guidance of FDR ' s Mr. King and with " lots of encouragement " from her parents. At the rate she ' s going, one can be sure to find a masterpiece or two in the Louvre signed " Jennifer Beatty. " 15 7n Got OfMl Ranee ' n April 19,1986, after weeks of cx- M J citemcnt, nervousness, and busy X ' packing, members of Mrs. Oet- tinger ' s French classes boarded a bus to be- gin a m uch awaited nine day tour of north- ern France. Barely surviving a long ride through rush hour traffic, a mad dash for the plane, and an uneventful flight, the group finally landed in Brussels. There, they met their young Scottish tour guide, Gayle, and their driver, Hans. After a quick tour of Brussels, the ex- hausted students were driven to Paris where they managed to get five hours of sleep. During the next three days, the group toured the city, visiting the Eiffel tower, No- tre Dame, Versailles, and a one hour dash through the Louvre. The travelers next were bused to the city of Tours by way of the Chartes Cathedral and they caught their first glimpses of beauti- ful French countryside. After a morning tour of the Loire Chateaux, and afternoon of shopping, everyone returned " home " to the hotel. As it turned out, the hotels were as much a learning experience as any museum tour. Although students had expected a different language, many were surprised to find that a shower consisted of a small, hand-held hose, towels had to be begged for, and the French version of " MTV " was a bit more sexually explicit than in America. The final leg of the trip was rounded out by a tour of Brittany and a quick stop at Mt. St. Michel. This was followed by a sojourn to Normandy, home of the famous Omaha Beach and the Bayeux Tapestry. Then, the students had some time of their own back in the city of Paris and a few hours of rest (i.e. partying) before the trip home. The group boarding this plane was different from the one from ten days earlier. Every- one was a little wiser, a lot more tired, and grateful to be returning to family, friends, and a diet of more than meat, potatoes, and Coke. top: The first sight of the Eiffel Tower sent chills down everyone ' s spine, middle left: Nate Hieter and Nikki Wengrofsky give a helping hand to " Mama " Aronstein in front of Versailles, middle right: A hint of the international problem that almost caused the trip ' s can- cellation, right: With an average of four hours sleep each night, it ' s no wonder Nate Hieter needs to conk out on Chris Ferrier ' s shoulder. Class Trip AhfUHxd pal out • here can you go to dance to " Born l i in the USA " , order a Coke, and W W catch a taxi home at one in the morning? Spain of course! Despite the anxieties of parents and stu- dents due to the recent American-Libyan conflict, on April 20, 1986, 37 students and three chaperones boarded a bus bound for JFK Airport. The chaperones ' confidence quickly distilled any lingering fears the stu- dents may have had. At the airport, the group scurried about to exchange money, swallow motion sickness pills, and board the Iberian airline ' s direct flight to Madrid. After landing in Madrid, it was obvious the seven hour time difference between the U.S. and Spain had begun to effect everyone, but the tour director, Barbara Garcia, insisted that they remain awake. She led them through lunch, the metro station, and beauti- ful Retiro Park. Dinner was at nine o ' clock, which was quite a bit later than most of the students were accustomed to. By the time they all tumbled into bed that night, almost all had been awake for 36 hours. The next eight days were filled with a whirlwind tour as the group traveled from Madrid to Seville to Torremolinos. They vis- ited such sites as the Royal Palace, the Gir- aldo Tower, the Valley of the Fallen, and the Moroccan Casbah. Many of the students were able to really use Spanish for the first time while dancing in discos, ordering ham and cheese sand- wiches, and shopping. They also spent their time in extra-curricular activities such as bal- cony-hopping and moonlight strolls along the Mediterranean Sea. Although no one was anxious to say " adi- os " to Spain, it was great to land safely in the good old U.S. and breeze through cus- toms by simply waving passports. top left: An angelic (?) Manny Pelote jokes around at the Palace of the Alhambra top right: Students view the famous Rock of Gibraltar while departing for Mo- rocco, left: Laurie VanBenschoten. Heather Robert- son, and Kim Snyder " hang out " with a souvenir-selling native. 17 When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Go . . . SHOPPING really should do my English essay to- day.... ! have all of that math homework to do, too. When am 1 going to study for the social studies test?... My physics paper is due next week. 1 really ought to stay after school to do some research... I ' m going to have a breakdown... There ' s too much work... Maybe I ' ll take a trip to the mall... That will take my mind off things... 1 hear Hess ' s is having a great sale... " Escaping into the world of shopping malls • it ' s a common phenomena when the going Above: Hank Abramson and Michelc Nardonc take a break from shopping to enjoy a refreshing drink at Orange Julius. Right: Lottie Ruhle takes a walk on the wild side in a flashy leopard skin coat from Up to Date. gets tough. Clothing, records, food, movies, what could be better? It sure beats the homework blues! " ... I think I ' ll go to Record World first to see if they have the new Genesis tape. Tom Kat is having a sale on all ski equipment. I ' ll have to stop in there. I ' m getting hungry. A slice of pizza and a Pepsi would be delicious. Oh! Top Gun is playing at the theater. I ' ll have to catch the 7:00 show. That way, I ' ll be home by 9:00, just in time to write my essay, and study, and . . . 18 7TT Left: For Jeff PasquinoGreco and Julie Pattison, a trip pet store. Above: Jenny Seehase browses through to the mall wouldn ' t be complete without a stop at the shelves of the season ' s hottest sweaters by Bennetton. 19 himmering with elegance and polished C to perfection, prom-goers of the 1986 V prom go out on the town for a " Night on Broadway " . An evening of endless possi- bilities, a certain energy filled the air, most likely generated by the feeling of distinction on the part of the attendees, for this was the night to dress in the classiest debutante fash- Ion, to dine among the socialites and rub elbows with the crux of society, to be treated with the utmost respect and be waited on hand and foot, and last but not least, to travel in comfortable elegance as only the truly rich and famous do. That is, prom- goers wore nothing but the latest in formal attire, in vogue and chic, ate in some of the most posh restaurants of the area, such as the Beekman Arms, and travelled in chauf- fered limousines. above: The true aura of Broadway is the ultimate payoff after a week ' s preparation in transforming the gymnasium into the Great White Way. right: Joining in with the band, Mr. Mayerhofer proves that the role of advisor to the prom committee is not necessarily all work and no play bottom center: Screaming in wild icstasy. prom-gocrs forget about their le clothes and manners and take partjp the F.D.R. all time favorite. " Shout. ' 20 Prom ' 86 center: The epitonu ' nf style and the ultimate In class, senior, Liz Parlse, escorted by George Siegrlst, catches the eye of the band and is naiftled the 1986 Prom Queen, below: All sn and sighs, promgoers, Jim Enkler, " Peter Golnek, Pat McKinstry, Dan Joseph, Mike Vertullo, Jack Canavan, and Kevin Enkler relax after hours of cutting the rug with the band. bottom: Taking a short break from the dance floor. Rich Kurth a J v prom date. Patty Jacobi quei pWheir thirst and satisfy their hittger with the gourmet cuisine catered by Mrs. Brand. § Whether it ' s construction work, office t tg work, or the more traditional Mc- W w Donald ' s or Burger King, most stu- dents have a part-time job at one point or another. One might ask, " Why would any- one want to work long, often grueling hours for minimum wages? " The answers vary. As one senior puts it, " Working at McDonald ' s isn ' t the most fun job in the world, but it ' s money ! " And money is often an important factor; students often find themselves short of spending money while they ' re trying to save for college, car payments, or other ma- jor purchases. For many students, working is serious business. The financial aspect is important, but other factors may weigh just as heavily in deciding on an appropriate part-time job. Holding a part-time job demands responsibil- ity emd organization of time. Working week- ends or evenings often means that one sacri- fices social time. However working can be an invaluable source of exploring occupa- tional opportunities, gaining business savvy, and learning how to deal effectively with the public. These benefits come not only from paid employment, but from volunteer work. Many students work within the community at the SPCA, local hospitals, fire depart- ments, historic sites, and rescue squads. Their services are in constant need, and not only do they benefit from the experience, but the community benefits from their un- selfish dedication. Of course, part-timers don ' t believe in all work and no play. Singing Christmas carols over the microphones at Burger King, deco- rating the shop for Halloween, counting hun- dreds of pennies plopped on the counter by a small fist, and calling in sick all provide relief from the tedium of the daily work routine. top left: Bill Jones replenishes the supply of cup lids at McDonald ' s, top right: Sherri Lambe rings up custom- ers ' purchases with a smile at Shop Rite, right: Jim Curtis mans the grill while volunteering at the Regina Coeli Steak-Out booth at the Dutchess County Fair. FF TO WC Part-time Jobs Bruce Cain keeps track of the inventory at CVS. K WE 7TT oiiig BACK TO SCHOOL ing! Ring! I groan, roll over, and try to t focus on my clock. What?! It ' s 5:30 in • the morning! What am I doing up so early? Then reality hits me. Oh no, it ' s the first day of school. Summer ' s officially over and the homework season has begun. I slow- ly rise from my bed and get in the shower. When J finish, I realize I have 20 minutes to dry my hair, get dressed, and leave the house to catch the bus. I finish this in eight minutes, so what ' s there to do for the next 12? I end up reminiscing over last year ' s high- lights as I wait. Half of me is anxious to return to school, but the other half despises the thought. I want to go back to see all of my friends, but on the other hand, I dread the piles of work the teachers will load on me as soon as I walk through the door. Then, I happen to glance at my watch. Oh great! The bus is ten minutes late. It ' s so cmbarassing to be late on the first day of school. I rush into my class just as the late bell is ringing. Whew! What luck, I made it. I take a seat near some of my friends and begin fill- ing out the information cards and receiving my " revised schedule " (upon which I imme- diately ask to go to the Guidance office), then it ' s off to my next class. Finally, the end of the day! My friends and I chatter on the ride home about dates and parties we ' re looking forward to. Upon getting off the bus, I struggle through the door of my house with my arms full of books and collapse onto the sofa. I think back to the day and how great it was to see my friends again. Then, sighing heavily, I " hit the books. " Hopefully, I ' ll be done be- fore tomorrow. above: Tami Curtis models the first day lobby decorations. 24 First Day left: Bryan Woods, Jonathan Homan and John Myers congratulate each other on making it back for another year, below: John Troisi is pretty sure of his identity by the time he fills out his third I.D. card. t left: Calvan Griffin arrives still sporting his summer wardrobe, above: Joe Dudek peeks out of the luxury limo which transported him and his friends Cheryl Per- ry, Bob Dudek, and Jamie Wyatt to school in style. |!l 25 7T Iiiteuyi fU - HoUv woo ' " ,, . ' Your Honor , ti ,c- " Doctor , „„, Florence " " o toTe ' cV apel and — " Going to " ' „ gonna get married ,,,i Then on to reunionl mong tr e Diverging joa-ij ' . iU someday iriends, those roads cross again. Hank Abramson Oh, yeah! Paula Albertson Andrea Allen The only thing better than being loved is loving. Suchlta Amin % Annmarle Amodeo Today is the tomorrow that you worried about yesterday Jeromie Anderson Tim Anliker Cathy Arnold True friendship takes effort, but is worth every minute, ' cause the memories last forever! Monica J. Bagna Live today the best it can be be- cause tomorrow it will only be a memory Lisa Marie Bajcar Remember: Time for Time is but memories spent between two. Deanine Baker Some kind of alien waits for an opening then simply pulls a string love comes waJkin in Kimberly Ann Baker Smile, it makes people wonder what you ' re thinking about! All my love to Jon, Mom and Dad. 28 Robin Barboza Laurie Barnum Cecelia Marie Bassano Jennifer Beatty llfop e living in competition, but What is a friend? One soul dwelling Yesterday is gone, forget it. Today Remember yesterday and await to- I want is a peace of mind in ten bodies. ' WE ' is here, use it and be happy. morrow, but live for today. Cheryle Benjamin Debbie Bernard Debra Berryann The love in your heart wasn ' t put True friendship is like sound health, there to stay. Love isn ' t love till you the value of it is seldom known until give it away. it is lost Jennifer Billig Live to love, and love to live!! Robert Bissinger j c e, outside, upside down-Dr. Susan Blalcley Timothy Blalcley don ' t know, but I ' m on my way Robert Boissonneault 29 7V Aaron Bolander William Bomba Danielle Bowen Bruce Bower f m Scott Bradshaw Millie Brammer Stephen I ' ll love you " forever " Debbie Brandl Take a walk on the wild side! Benjamin Brenner Jodi Briehof Amy Brotherton James Brown Suzen Brown There isn ' t enough darkness in all A man ' s fate is a man ' s fate, and Everything in life has its positive the world to put out the light of life is but an illusion. qualities... it ' s up to you to find j» even one small candle. them ' 30 Bruce Cain Time you enjoy wasting is not weist- ed time. John Canavan Francine Canteen Live day by day and get further in life and be happy Rich Carroll ' re is someone at every din- n party who eats all the celery. nt a lollipop? Chupa 4 ever John (Johnny) Carson Isn ' t life strange? You never realize what you ' ve got... till it ' s gone. Eric Cerniglia Elizabeth Chae I 31 7V Janeen Clark Kimberly Cleveland Timothy D. Cockerham What is a friend? One soul dwelling I Like You! Dat ' s Why I Kill You in ten bodies. ' WILL ' Last !!! Michelle Constable Donnle Corey " Love You Sherri " Buffy Corkery " And in the end the love you take is equal to the love you make... " Daniel Crouse Jennifer Curran 32 7T1 Albert Davles Christopher Davis Kenny Davis Life ' s ■ a ■ trip George Day Todd Decesare Lisa Decker Janine Delahanty What is a friend? One soul dwelling in ten bodies. ' ALWAYS ' Charlie DeMelis 33 7n Linda DeNIke John DeShetler Lisa C. DiStefano " Memories fade but the scars still I ' ve learned to be wiser in what I Friends make your High School linger, goodbye my friend, will I now do. I ' m sad of what it costs the years much better, ever love again? " price I paid was you Paula Dittrich Erika Dolan Dawn Marie Dolflnger What is a friend? One soul dwelling Philippians 4:13 I can do all things in ten bodies. ' BE ' through Christ who strengthens me. Jeffrey Dolfinger Bridget Donohue Think of all those good times in UGANDA... seven cents to sit on that veranda !! Riciiard Dormeyer Tami Dosio Mom, Dad, and Carson thanks. I couldn ' t have done it without you. I love ya lots. Dawn Doughty David Dugan hath man no second Life? ■ Pitch this one high I 34 7TT Steven Duke Karen Dunfee Athena Y. Eastwood Stefanie Elderkin What is a friend? One soul dwelling We searched barren libraries far What is a friend? One soul dwelling in ten bodies. ' THE ' and wide, but finally maximum ef- in ten bodies. ' BEST ' fort is hereby defined. Ann Marie EIek Denlse Ellmer Most smiles are started by another smile Frank Emmett James Enkler Kevin Enkler Susan Etu wK ' m Alisha Farrier The most wasted day of ours is that in which we have not laughed. I ' m outa here !! Michele Fauci 35 7TW Brian Ferdinand Christine Ferrier r . Glen Finkle Time must go on Brendan Flaherty Matt Flanagan Theresa Funk In fascination ■ with the eyes of the To my Dad who means so much world we stare... and Brian who I love very deeply. Love Terry j im Jeffrey Fusaro Peter Gaffney Get it flea! Get it Anita! Franny is fresh! Mo is cool! Ed Galinski What a long strange trip it ' s been I! " Deadheads " Tina Germano Lisa Giammatteo Charles Gise 36 7n Kathleen Gleeson Peter Golnek " Trees are growth, Life is growth: GROW " Evan Grace Joe Greene Semper Fidelis Mark Gregson Velcome to where time stands till. No one leaves and no one M. " Nosh Nic Nash " Todd Calvan Griffin John Grosso Jonathan Handman Kathryn Hannon Valerie Harding Hold onto your memories. Without them you have nothing to look back on and nowhere to go. James Hayes Lisa Held 37 ■pp r M Stefanie Herschowsky Kevin Holt The sleep is still in my eyes, the dream is still in my head. Nu PEART. 1976 Scott Hues Bernard Herzfeld Nathaniel Hieter Jonathan Homan Alyson Homko April Hitchcock Do you feel any more like you do now than you did a little while ago? Nicole Hoppes Dana Hymei Angelo lacomini, Jr. Carmella Imperati For now forever I will say goodbye, though 1 had an excel- lent time. Thanks for everything. 38 Timothy Johnson Daniel Joseph Tracy Joyce Cynthia Kasnia We must follow our own road de- spite its curves and bends. I hope our roads will cross again. Elizabeth Kerin Michael Kidder Semper Fidelis Denlse Killoran What Is a friend? One soul dwelling in ten bodies. ' Of Douglas Kime 39 7n f Dan Kirkhus Read this righteous riff. Maria Kiss The world is my oyster, gimmie the pearl !! Martin Klepeis Theda Koffroth Life is full of ups and downs so whatever life tosses your way just keep on smiling. Jon Kotowski Shoot first ask questions later I John Kovacs Damon Kozul " I ' m Hatin " it Mo ! " Laurie Krissler ' Things can only get better ! ' Debra Ladensack Sherri Lambe love you Donnie Lisa LaPoIt Strength, courage and confidence are gained by every experience with which you are faced. Van Le Thai 40 Vernon Lee Lorrle Leonard Christopher Lepard Glenn Lewis To laugh is to love, but to love is to cry Kevin Long Laura Lueken Realize your fantasy, you live Don ' t tell me what ' s wrong and be dream with every step you what is right. Just give me a chance ' ake to go out and fight. Sean Martin Semper Fidelis Christine Matthews Jeffrey Maybaum did dit wih great success John Mazurowski Marc McCagg I got you and that ' s all I want... Do you really want to hurt me? Patrick McKlnstry 41 7V Scott McRoberts Jenifer Susan Meek never won the race but I always crossed the finish line ! Craig Medcroft Tracey Lynne Merrlhew We accomplish in direct propor- tion to what we attempt. Kyle Miesfeldt Donald Miller Milissa Moore When the going gets tough Bernie Billy, I will love you forever. Follow gets going the rainbow to the pot of gold. William Moran Jill Morgan Memories change with every pass- ing day. Lori Morgan Todd Moyer Debbie Murnin Get me out of here pleetse ! The best of life is conver- sation. 42 Mario Murphy Angela Musante On a small world west of won- There ' s a time to work, and a time der, somewhere, nowhere, to play... but there is always a time gone... to SMILE ! Philip Nassetta Tina Nauta Linda Nellson Nancy Newcomb see my future at the rainbow ' s You are what you are, but you ere- end... happy hours... timeless ate what you will be. friends Renee Noble Wilbur Nowall, Jr. Every minute wasted is a minute off your life. Every minute saved is a memory forever. " I N Denise O ' Brien Karen O ' Connor Think of the possibilities.. Margaret " Peg " O ' Connor Nancy Odell In the warrior ' s code there ' s no sur- " Illusions are real so just feel the render ■ though his body says stop way you feel " Dead M his spirit crys NEVER 43 Brian Ogden Brian E. O ' Leary Kristlna Oles Dreams are the touchstones to our Happiness is a butterfly just beyond character. grasp, but if you sit quietly, it may alight upon you Klmberiy Palmatier Elizabeth Palmer Chun Park Michelle Parker " How high I am. How much I see. How far I reach depends on me " Jeffrey Pasqulno-Greco Christine Pastrana Julie Pattlson Matthew Peace George Emanuel Pelote 7n ' Patricia Lynn Pendergast Dave PerottI Peter Perricci Janet Marie Perrino 14 friend is one who comes in Ma: I told you I ' d make it. " Later Living, Loving, Crying, Dying; A precious memory is an unending vhen the whole world has gone Judy " They ' re all a part of life... there ' s source of happiness. ■)ut. no hope. Cheryl Perry ' ' here are two paths you cem ravel, but there is still time to hemge the road you are on. Jeffrey Pierce You never know how much you love something until that something is gone Craig Quackenbush Nicole Rabidou What is a friend? One soul dwelling in ten bodies. ' FRIENDS ' Carrie Plass Lisa Raine Ray Pullaro Affirmative action on a poor deci- sion is better than a halfhearted ac- tion on the best one Jaya Marl Raj Build your castles in the sky, for all that then remains is to build founda- tions beneath. 45 7n Scott Rajczl Michael Rand Joanne Ratchford " No guts, no glory " Thank you ev- eryone who made my years here great ! Alex Resto Heather Robertson Allen J. Robinson Jennifer Lynn Robinson Cynthia Rogers is better to deserve honors and The journey of a thousand miles How precious is life, and those not have them, than to have them begins with a single step. with whom we share it. and not deserve them. Anthony Rotolo can ' t believe it ' s over ! Heidi Roush Wherever you go, there you are. Buckaroo Bonzai Alicia Rowe Janet Rua Love is the water of life... you need Life is like riding a bicycle. You It to survive I don ' t fall off unless you stop pedaling. 46 Sandra Schreyer William Schroeder Derrick Secor John Shook 47 George Slegrist Cynthia Sllverio Dave Smith The video games say " Play me. " This is the beginning of a happy Hearts get broken, circles ending. forever. Michael Smith Kimberly Snyder Janice Sokol Matt Soper Dreams have condensed their misty One is Company, Two is a Crowd, " I ' m sorry I ' m not receiving any substance into tangible realities. and Three is a Party I visitors, I ' ve been quite ill " John Stagnaro Karen M. Standish Sharon Marie Starr The truth cannot be found if you Happiness is riding motorcycles. are an imitation of another. 48 Susan Stelmach Lisa Stencel What is a friend? One soul dwelling Through the good times and the in ten bodies. ' FOR- ' bad ■ I ' m always here. Thanks for the memories. I ' ll cherish them. 1 Tom Stickley ' s the fact of not quitting, even or one stroke in 500, that lakes you a better person. Antoinette Stickter Brian Stickter Patty Stokes " You know I still love you though we touched and went our separate ways " } 1 hristian Storck-Petersen Gina Stoughton " I ' m Lovin ' It Mo ! One always has time enough, if only one applies it well. David Straub Judy Stroman learned to stride my best stride for me !!! Kelly Stroman John Struzzieri Brian Swain Rachel Swartz I ' m always gonna love you, cause loving means forever. 12-21-85 49 7TW Eric Syler Donna Taylor Looking Good is what Life ' s all What is a friend? One soul dwelling about. in ten bodies. ' EVER ' John Thomas Keith Thomas Weekends are made for friends and Michelob Wayne Thompsett Shelley Lynne Thompson When leaving this place take one step into reality and fulfill your dreams. Craig Tiedemann Tricia Tighe Daniel Timbo Lisa Tkazyik Tears may be wiped away but the memories are here to stay Jennifer Toole Be not simply good; be good for something Sara Trombley Let your dreams take flight 50 7TT Kevin Tuttle Kirstie Tuttle Jeffrey Upright Don ' t worry about it. Everything will work out just fine! Heather Urbano Laura VanBenschoten Kristie VertuUo Mike Vertullo To receive what you want in life " Life is a fountain, drink from it. " you must be willing to give part of yourself. Richard Vik Lynn Volnick Paul Vomaska, Jr. Peter Walsh SI 7V Stephen Wayne Susan Webster Darren Weiss Nicole Wengrofsky you ' re going to climb, you ' ve got to grab the branches, not the blossoms Jill Whearty " I ' ll remember all the laughter its we go our separate ways ! " Wesley Wheeler Maureen M. Whelan Kathryn White Set me like a seal upon thy heart. Tomorrow is a new day with no Love is as strong as death. mistakes in it... no mistakes yet, that is. Glenn Whitney Keve Lynn Wilson Robert Winters Dave Wirsch came, I saw, I seized. " Barney " Life is not a Dress Rehearsal - so Fortune knocks but once, but mis- " U it was an eye for an eye, we ' d Wackadoo don ' t get stage fright. fortune has more patience all be blind " 52 7V 1 : -1? ' w ' Kenneth Witter ' You Gotta Love It " Darlene Dallas Melissa Wood I ' d rather be hated for who I am than loved for who I am not Adrienne Young Denise DeLorenzo Lalena Zehnacker John Murphy Christopher Psomas Chris J. Gephard Sometimes you just have to say what the heck Terence Scanlon Michelle Incorvala P; Kelly Schratz 53 Camera Shy Matthew Amato Steven Curran Denise DeLorenzo Gregory Ferese Richard Flinn Guy Gabiger Tyrone Glover Randolph Greco Christine Haug Arthur Hitc Thomas Loginous Edward Losee David MacDermott Walter Moura Michele Nardone James O ' Brien Kelly Parker Stephen Ramus Brian Richards William Rifenburgh Edward Sloniker William VanKleeck Julie Steffen George Tortarella Going Away From Home rhis year we are privileged to have a foreign excheinge stu- dent from Jyvaskyla, Fin- land, Repekka Roininen. In Finleind, Repekka has a brother and sister; her father is an architect; her moth- er is a nurse, and she has a dog. Repekka came to the United States to see why everyone teilks about our country and to see for herself if what they say is true. Besides tak- ing English here at Roosevelt, Re- pekka is also taking American histo- ry, French, zuid art. She is eJready fluent in English because she stud- ied it in Finland for nine years. When Repekka was asked about differences between Hyde Park and her home town, she replied that the beisic difference was in education. The school day in Finland is much shorter and doesn ' t start until later in the day. Also, in Finland, the day is not divided into periods. There is also a difference in the amount of independence that teenagers have. " In Finland, a teenager would think nothing of going and spending the weekend in the city alone. " Repekka has enjoyed her stay here, and although she was initially afraid that she would have trouble making friends, she has found that she has become close friends with many people who she wishes to re- main in contact with after she re- turns to Finland. Goodbye, Re- pekka, and good luck! Ramanan Umakanthan Joanne Center Repekka Roininen Foreign Exchange - Finland Lance Herzing 54 7V Early Graduates Tracy Lee Innello Omar Kazi Tibor Kiss Censored ! Nicole LeGrand " You can give without loving but you can not love withoutgiving ! " Lubna Neshelwat Monica McDowell Maria Papanastasiou Amy Wohlfahrt 55 li Superlatives APPLE POLISHER Jeff Pierce Athena Eastwood BEST DRESSED Stephanie Elderkin Pete Golnek BEST LOOKING Tom Stickley Erika Dolan BEST SENSE OF HUMOR Janine Delahanty Danny Joseph CLASS CLOWN Denise Killoran Pete Gaffney BEST DISPOSI- TION Jim Enkler Brian Ferdinand Liz Kerin Denise Killoran CLASS TEDDY- BEAR Hank Abramson Francine Canteen Erika Dolan Keith Thomas BUBBLIEST Laurie Barnum Pete Gaffney Laura Lueken Christa Rudowski HAS THE MOST CLASS Lynley Chandler Jeff Maybuam Julie Pattison Dave Straub CLASS YUPPIE Stephanie Elderkin Pete Golneck Liz Kerin Brian G ' Leary CHATTER- BOX Pete Gaffney Chrissy Matthews Debbie Murnin Brian O ' Leary MOST GULLIBLE Kim Cleveland Laura Lueken Christa Rudowski Mike Vertullo EASIEST TO TALK TO Hank Abramson Jack Canavan Brian Ferdinand Liz Kerin MOST INDIVID- UAL Linda DeNike Cathy James Marc McCagg Heidi Roush CLASS FLIRT Hank Abramson Sue Stelmach DONE MOST FOR THE CLASS Bridget Donohue Jeff Maybaum MIRROR WATCHER George Siegrist Nikki Rabidou MOST ARTISTIC MOST ATHLETIC Terence Scanlon Sue Etu Karen O ' Conner John Murphy MOST INTELLIGENT Nate Hieter Janet Rua MOST LIKELY TO FALL ASLEEP IN CLASS Tim Blakely Chrissy Matthews MOST LIKELY TO BE SEEN IN TRAFFIC COURT Andrea Allen Jeff Dolfingcr Anthony Rotolo MOST SCHOOL SPIRIT Bridget Donohuc Angelo lacomini Denise Killoran NICEST HAIR Jenny Church Kerry Jacob! Anthony Rotolo Matt Soper PREPPIEST Lynley Chandler Pete Golnck Liz Kerin Brian O ' Leary QUIETEST Bruce Bower Janet Perrino Romanan Umakanthan Adrienne Young ROWDIEST Janine Delahanty Angelo lacomini Denise Killoran Keith Thomas INSEPARABLE FRIENDS Jack Canavan and Eric Cerniglia Glenn Lewis and Kevin Long Mario Murphy and Christa Rudowski Janet Perrino and Janet Rua MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED Damon Kozul Janet Perrino MOST MUSICAL Heidi Roush Jon Handman MOST THEATRICAL MOST WELL LIKED Keve Wilson Ray Pullaro George Pelote Cindy Silverio NICEST SMILE John Carson Christa Rudowski 4 1 J ■ 1 9 m 4 J V 1 1 I k H K i 1 1 ' [ : i M 1 w . ■ IS THAT YOU Answers given on page 270 Babies ► Babies 09 7 SO- VSI t seems crazy but you must believe that even though " Evita " has come and gone, it has far from been forgotten. Still, even now, the memories may bring a tear or two along with a laugh, all of which has to imply that it was more than just a play... Wednesday, first rehearsal, just starting to get started, preparing to put on a show to electrify the town. And oh what a show, singing with every breath in our bodies and dancing across the stage in the glow of those twinkling lights. with hardly a moment ' s rest The set abl2i2e in magical colors, a chorus of " Argentinos " all dressed up somewhere to go ■ everything looked as this were Buenos Aires after all. Wednesday, Last Rehearsal • Now we had almost every disadvantage you need if you ' re going to succeed: Jon, pllleeeeeeaaase get better soon! - How would we ever get by without him? We weren ' t quite sure, we had a few doubts, but... Thursday, Opening Night - It ' s happened at last The lights dimmed, the music soared. the audience was sitting on their hands, and understand their feeling. They got their ex- citement and so did we. Oh, what I ' d give for a hundred nights like that one. Sunday, that magical day • we ' d complet- ed our task and it had been an incredible success. The experience was everything wonderful, perfect, and true. So, why all the howling, hysterical sorrow? Oh, but it ' s sad when a part of your life is over. But the truth is that " Evita " is immor- tal, how could it not be? It ' s got more than just a little touch of star quality! 62 ► " Evita " above: Peron ' s soldiers; Dave Dugan. Brian O ' Leary, Bruce Cain, Ray Pullaro, Dave Lennon, and Chris Stagnitta, provide comic relief from the otherwise som- ber mood of the show, top: Eva (Lauren Ferdinand) pleads from the balcony of the Casa Rosada. " Don ' t Cry For Me Argentina. " 63 ( U ' Se i cing " in the pits " may not seem like a an ideal situation, but for twenty-five % very talented musicians, it was the best place to be during " Evita " last year. Pit members may not receive all of the glory that the performers on stage are accus- tomed to because they are hardly visible behind a black cardboard barrier, but they get just as much satisfaction out of playing an important role in the production of such a difficult musical. After four months of rehearsals, the in- strumentalists were able to overcome diffi- cult time signatures and Latin rhythms and truly capture the emotions of the actors in their interpretation of the music. Playing al- most continuously for two hours is quite a task, and the amount of music to be learned is overwhelming. Luckily, the veteran pit and conductor, Robert Knox, were able to work together to learn the music quickly and expertly. What would a musical be without the mu- sic? The orchestra ' s performance of Andrew Lloyd Weber ' s brilliant score added color to the show. Whether it was the mournful call of the trumpets during Evita ' s " Requiem " , the soulful saxophone solo emphasizing Eva ' s assertion that " I ' d be surprisingly good for you " , or the gentle string harmo- nies under children ' s voices singing " Santa Evita " , the accompaniment lent a distinct atmosphere to each number. Although rehearsals could often be gruel- ing, they were not all work and no play. Knox commented that " genuinely funny things happened at rehearsals. " For in- stance, the pit had its own chant of " Bob Knox, Bob Knox " to accompany the shouts of " Peron, Peron " on stage, and the clarinet section gave a rousing rendition of the " Bra- dy Bunch " theme song at one rehearsal. Although one has to strain a bit, the view from the pit is the best in the house. Being so close to the action on stage makes a pit member feel like an integral part of the pro- duction, which indeed he is. Pit members aren ' t the only unsung heros of a production like " Evita " . Many people spent hours working on the technical aspects including stage construction, lighting, video, and audio. For this musical, the stage had to be rebuilt to produce a raked stage: one at a slight angle, and this took many hours of work. A balcony and a catwalk were also constructed at the stage ' s rear. The combi- nation of these two additions gave the stage more of a sense of perspective. Sets had to be painted, and spot lights were installed under panels in the floor of the stage to produce the gloomy illumination of Evita ' s mourners. Obviously, " Evita " was a show that was the product of many people ' s fine efforts which paid off in the presentation of a show that was an unforgettable experience for the audience as well as those involved. ► " Evita " tAc Sce te ackstage, tension builds as showtime ai draws near. Make-up is hurriedly ap- plied, and in a short time, Chris Prag- man is transformed into an aged Peron. Ac- tors search for pieces of costumes: wigs, trenchcoats, vests, shoes... now, where did I leave my tie? Untimely rips lead to searches for safety pins. Musicians tunc up, singers warm up, dancers limber up. ..people scurry left and right, flowers in hand, and finally, before anyone is quite ready, someone shouts, " We ' re On! " M s the applause fades... the curtain falls, The XI transient creation dissolves into a sea of t memories. All who partook are the RICH- ER for it. 5 9 -Robert Bentley Hinz pposite page far left: Mr. Robert Knox awaits a cue om on stage, middle: Pam Spindler blows a powerful Bfrench Horn note, right: Keve Wilson gives herself a quick manicure before curtain time. above left: Director, Mr. Roger Wells, gives stage directions to Jon Handman. above right: Tricia Wager concentrates to keep her eyes open for the application of make-up. 65 n ( Going Back First Day of School, Football Games, Homecoming 1986, V2 Days, Studyhalls, Class Rings, SAT ' S, Spirit Week, Fire Drills, Detention, Reeboks, " Evita " , Student Elections, Drive-in, Summer Vacation, Ski- Trips, 2 Hour Delays, Ferris Bueller ' s Day Off, Cheerleading, The Diner, Physical Fitness " Tests " , Orbit, No Driver ' s Ed, Schedules, Assemblies, Donkey Basketball Game, Snowdays, The Kleecker, The Slab, Friendships, Let ' s Dance, Swatches, Burger King, Pledge of Allegiance, Moonlighting, Prom Parties, Building Homecoming Floats, 2:07, Basketball Games, Senior Class Trip, Genesis Concert, Physics, Coca-Cola Clothing, Hockey Games, 5 Minutes Between Classes, Drivers ' Licenses, Dutchess Community College, Senior Skip Day, College Applications, 3 Day Weekends, Big Lockers, First Snow, McDonalds, Mets-World Series Champions, Lip Sync Contest, Band Trips, The Epigram, Part-Time Jobs, Physics Trip, Salad Bar, 5 Paragraph Essays, France and Spain Trips, Christmas Vacation, Guess Jeans, Tom Cruise, Volleyball, Pendell U., Guidance Office, An- nouncements, Stand By Me, Over-Alls, The River, Cheers, Vander- bilt. Dairy Queen, Shopping Sprees, School Dances, Dutchess County f ir, No Senior Wills, Steve Winwood, Get Coke, Relationships, The Prom, Marching Band, Car Trouble, Statue of Liberty, Mid-Winter Recess, Sharing Lockers, Hall Passes, Concerts, Achievement Tests, Best Friends, Blood Drive, Pepsi-The Choice of a New Generation, Soap Operas, Fridays, S.A.D.D., Bowling, Boces, Jams, The Parking Lot, Matthew Broderick, Crew Trips, Calculus, The Cosby Show, Decorating the Halls, Track, Ray Knight, " The New Honor Society " , Substitutes, Gym Class, Hall Monitors, Soccer, Lunch Time, Lateness for Class, 8 Periods, Board Meetings, U.S. vs Libya, New Teachers, School Store, Senior Pictures, " Go For It " -Mr. Vertullo, Great Times, Memories, Final Exams, GRADUATION!!!! 66 7n 5 ► Past Future ( oc a Back To The Future After High School Where Do You Think You ' re Headed . . . MALE FEMALE A four-year college 46% 55% A two-year college 20% 14% A vocational technical school 3% 3% The armed forces 107o 2% A job 13% 14% Homemaking 1% 7% Not really sure don ' t know 7% 4% How Much Do You Hope To Make By The Time You ' re 30 . . . MALE FEMALE Less than $20,000 2% 3% $20,000-$34,999 11% 9% $35,000-$49,999 20% 33% 50,000 or more 63% 52 7o By The Time I ' m 30, I ' ll Be . . . MALE FEMALE Single and living with my parents 1% 2% Single and living by myself 24% 17% Married, with no children 13% 9% Married, with one or more children 60% 68% How Many Kids Do You Plan To Have . . . MALE FEMALE one 18% 16% two 31 7o 16% three 17% 36% four 19% 13% five + 7% 12% What Type Of Car Do You Plan On Owning In 30 Years . . . Porsche 27% BMW 207o Lamborgini 16% Corvette 12% Truck 10% Camaro 3% Cadillac 1% Other 9% 67 What ' s Going On? Wedding Bells Abound rhis was a year for lavish weddings as Caroline Kennedy, who captured America ' s heart as a little girl romp- ing through the White House, married Edwin Schlossberg, a New York businessman and artist in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts, on July 19, 1986 (picture at right), and Britain ' s Prince Andrew married red-haired English commoner Sarah Ferguson in July at West- minster Abbey (top picture). Both women wore stylishly beautiful gowns made to or- der. Caroline ' s bodice was dotted with sham- rocks, a symbol of her proud Irish heritage. Fergie looked every inch the traditional roy- al princess from her orange blossom " crown " to her pearl covered shoes. Her seventeen and a half foot train boasted a giant letter " A " intricately embroidered in pearls and diamonds! Prince William, the four year-old son of Prince Charles and Prin- cess Diana, captured the spotlight, though, when a cameraman caught him sticking his tongue out at a young flower girl. 68 above: U.S. Air Force and Navy jets attacked five targets inside Libya under cover of darkness in April, delivering a response to what President Reagan called the " monstrous brutality " of Libyan-backed terrorism, right: Corazon Aquino, the new president of the Phillipines, visited the United States this summer in an attempt to gain American popular support for her new government. Current Events left: Miss Tennessee Kellye Cash, the grandniece of country star Johnny Cash, was crowned Miss America 1987. She received the crown from outgoing Miss America Susan Akin, below: Ted Knight, best known for his role in the television series " The Mary Tyler Moore Show " , died August 26 of cancer at the age of 62. V above: Benny Goodman, the King of Swing, died June 13, 1986, apparently of cardiac arrest. IBM Offers New Early Retirement Plan n an effort to trim its payroll without violating its cherished no-layoff policy, IBM initiated a pro- gram to provide new early retirement incentives to its 405,000 U.S. employees. Basically, the tempo- rary plan will add five years of age and experience onto an employee ' s real totals, allowing the employ- ee more than the present benefits. above: Gennadiy Zakharov, a Soviet U.N. employee, was arrested on a subway platform in New York City and charged with spying. A week later, American journalist Nicholas S. Daniloff was arrested on the streets of Moscow and accused of spying on the Soviet Union. Both men were released within weeks and the entire affair set the stage for a superpower summit meeting in Iceland. top: President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev met in Reykjavik, Iceland, for a two-day summit in October to discuss arms control. The two leaders reached an impasse on testing of the U.S. Star Wars weaponry. 69 A. % mA t unior year can be so hectic at t times that you feel as if you are J just going through the mo- tions. What with PSATs, campus vis- its, Troccia tests, MOBY DICK, and science labs, who has time for fun? But although it may be a stressful year, excitement far outweighs anxiety. Cletss rings, drivers ' licenses, the prom, friends, and decisions that will affect the rest of our lives - these are the events that are the memorable part of our junior year. Timothy Ahrenholz Brian Alnwick Jennifer Alphonse Greg Anderson Kevin Andros Peter Andros Shannon Armstrong Thomas Ashline Shane Bajcar Anita Baldassarre Darren Barbeau Steven Bartlett Susanna Bartoldus Stephanie Barton Christina Bathrick Susan Battista Thomas Becker Robin Belmonte Wallace Beneway James Bettencourt Theodore Blazejewski Steven Bloom Kira Blumberg John Boadle Kelly Bohlinger Jonathan Boice Jason Bombardieri Sharon Botsford Jeanette Bower Monica Bowles 72 Going Nowhere 71 he morning started out harmless enough, with the 11 Honors English classes assembling in the main lobby for an " educational experience " - that is, a field trip to Mystic Seaport in Connecticut. The day went well, especially the shanty- singing (not quite what people expected). So, at about 4:30, all of us now enlightened students reboarded our buses for the trek home. Or so we thought. It was at this point that things became a little confused. We waited about half an hour to forty-five minutes while nothing hap- pened. Nothing. This was most likely due to the fact that one bus had decided not to start. Despite all efforts to coax it to life, it refused. So, Mr. Briggs asked for volunteers to stay in Mystic while the working bus re- turned home. And so it came to pass that twenty brave souls stepped forth to risk life, limb, and parental wrath so their comrades could re- turn home. Actually, the thought of being eight or ten hours late was appealing, as well as the idea of being on our own in a strange city. We were then dropped off at the local Howard Johnson ' s although most of us walked across the street to Friendly ' s for dinner. After that, the group split up and went their separate ways for the next four hours while awaiting a bus to take them home. We tried our best to keep from getting bored, and succeeded for the most part. Our interests varied widely, and so did the result- ing activities we used to pass the time - anything from watching MTV on the projec- tion TV to night reconnaissance missions on the roof of Howard Johnson ' s, from video games to exploring the surroun ding country- side for a mile or so in each direction. Some played hackeysack in below freezing tem- peratures in the parking lot, while fortunes were won and lost in the high stakes craps game that was played on the floor of the arcade. I think one pot got up to almost forty cents, and some people came out of it more than a dollar and fifty cents ahead. Eventually, our bus arrived, and we pre- pared for the journey home. Although a bit raucous in the beginning (some of the pen- nies from the craps game began mysterious- ly flying back and forth in the bus) it soon quieted down as fatique overcame the cou- rageous travelers. The soothing woodland sounds of birds and running water were heard from a tape bought at Mystic. At first this caused great perplexion which soon turned to annoyance. After four hours it gets monotonous. Everything got monotonous af- ter a while. Believe it or not, cries of " Are we there yet? " and " How much longer is it? " echoed throughout the bus. All in all, though, it was, to say the least, a unique experience. above: Sheryl Sammarco, Missy Lueken, Adrienne Yih, Susan Piccoli. and Lars Lifrak stand in front of the Charles W. Morgan, an authentic whaling ship. Lisa Bowser Kevin Boyce Michael Boykin Eric Brady Guinevere Brands Sharon Brands Maureen Brennan Karl Brill Kirsten Brown Christine Burgin Anna Burns Todd Butler James Buzga Jacqueline Campbell Tina Campbell 73 7TT Tracy Canavan Kenneth Canfield Lorl Cappeliini Carol Cardinal Edwin Carino Lauren Carroll Jeff Case Beth Cashdollar Andrew Clark Lisa Clark above: Lisa Rodgers peeks out from behind dark shades to observe the action in the cafeteria on the first day of school, right: Charly Long finds his notebook to be a pleasant distraction during social studies. 74 7TT Edna Coste Arthur Costello Elizabeth Coston Cynthia Craig James Creighton Antoinette Crescenzo Toby Crocco Eric Czech Peter Dahowski Richard Daly Charles Damante Rena Darrow Keith Davey Michael Dawson Patricia Dawson Pamela Dederer Dana Delorenzo Stephen Delvecchio Jerry Deschaines Lee DeWitt Jennifer Dillon Dave Dixon Barbara Dolansky Jimmy Dolfinger Timothy Donohue John Doty Judy Drake Jeff Dropauer Dustin Dupilka Jennifer Dupont 7S 7T Dawn Emory Robin Etu Lisa Fabish Matthew Faivre Jason Faucher Lauren Ferdinand Tammy Fern Samara Fitzgerald Shannon Fitzgerald Siobain Flaherty Dana Fleming Leah Fleming Marc Flusche Michelle Fonts Debi Forshey Corinna Fortier Kristine Fowler Eron Fowx Deidra Fox Peter Frederick Jonathan Freiermuth Stacy Galbreath Kelly Gallagher Shelley Gallante Jackie Gano Dawn Gardner Eric Gardner Kelly Gee Michael Germano Robert Giammatteo 76 Jennifer Glover Lisa Gosselin Gretchen Goth Damon Grace Doreen Greco Krista Greenhill Mike Grey Robert Gross John Grzinich Vincent Guerriero John Haber Keith Hackett David Haines Daniel Hart Yaman Hatiboglu Going Public An interview with a nerd Bob Gross. Dave Leverage, and Bryan Soden are " nerds for a day " during November ' s Spirit Week. eportcr: What is your definition of a nerd? f Nerd: Well, I suppose one may define a nerd as someone who is excep- tionally preoccupied with the acquisition of esoteric knowledge and of phenome- nally high grades and SAT scores (or at least higher than everyone else ' s). Reporter: How can one recognize a nerd, or distinguish him from normal people? Nerd: Oh, that ' s easy. You can tell who we are by our plaid pants, white knee socks, thick glasses (liberally taped in the middle), by our very slim physiques, our Dungeons and Dragons lunch boxes, and especially by our conversation. Reporter: Ah, your conversation; tell me, what do you and your friends talk about? Nerd: Friends? Reporter: Let me rephrase that. What are the usual topics of conversation among nerds? Nerd: Oh, a number of interesting things, like our grades and SAT scores, our classes, or the Quantum Theory and wave particle mechanics. Reporter: (Yawn) I see. Well, what do you do when you ' re no t studying or dis- cussing Quantum mechanics? Nerd: Well, I, um, I, well, I guess I, uh, hmmm...? Reporter: Yes, thank you, (yawn), I get the point. Before we conclude, would you like to say something about your future plans? Nerd: Yes, well 1 would like to grow up to be a world famous fashion model and designer. Reporter: Good luck. 77 7V The Easy Way to Go day 1: English classes period 1,5, and 6 arc assigned a notoriously long, slow, and very uninteresting novel. Heavy sighs come over each class as the news is bro- ken to them that this 400 page tale is due in only four short weeks. About 18 of the 24 students in each class think, " Okay. If 1 read 25 pages each night I can finish the book in exactly 27 days. " Plan A sounds good. 2 we eks later: " Hmm, well, I read one page, but what about the other 399! " Anxiety strikes as student after student realizes that plan A is completely out of the question and plan B(skimming 75 pages each night) is almost as unlikely. 2 days before due date: Doomed. More than half of each class has not even started their reading and things look hopeless. Just then light bulbs go on over the heads of these hopeless procrastina- tors. CLIFF NOTES. It ' s the only way. After searching through four bookstores, the task is accomplished. Four hundred pages has never gone so fast! Jennifer Hayes Erin Heady Kathy Helgesen Melissa Helman Jesse Herman due date: Book in hand, 24 students walk into English period 1. Each takes the promised quiz. The papers are returned and for the most part, the grades of the Cliff noters are pretty good: About seventy points higher than they ever expected! Andrew Hess Tina Hinote Wendy Hitchcock Tracy Holmes Christopher Homko Michelle Horan Robert Hosier Kurt Hues Andrew Igoe John Igoe 78 Slobhan Jackson Roy Johnson Trisha Jones Jennifer Jorgensen Richard Kasnia Sharon Kelly Bryan Kendall Michele Keseg Sandy Kilmer Gerald Klump Michelle Knapp Walter Koch Kenneth Koren Stacy Kozul David Krom Jill Kuffner Robert Kunze Kevin Kwant Thomas Lambert Christopher Lason Kathleen Lavarnway William Lee June Lehan Cristy Leiand Jason Leiyveld Gerald Leveque David Leverage Andrew Lewis Lars Lifrak Robert Littell 79 right: Christine Dormeyer peeks over her shoulder to see who ' s following her to the cafeteria, below: Will Price ' s subtle smile shows that he ' s really happy to be starting the first day of his junior year. Beth Marchese Rodney Martin Todd Mayen Mark Mayo Garrett McClean 80 7n Kelly McCloskey Sharon McCormack David McDonnell Sean McGuirk Sean Mclntyre Kelly McKay Casey McKenzie James McLaughlin Mary Francis McLaughlin Sue McNamara Lori McNeil Catherine McPeck Carrie McPherron Tracey Meharg Wayne Mcsuda Going Up? Vavid Haines began his thaumaturgi- I Veal career eight years ago. His love for illusion began when he saw magic being performed on television. Larry Haines, Dave ' s father noted his son ' s interest and bought a small magic kit for him. His father ' s gift opened the door to a new world, and eventually led him to where he is today. Dave and his father now run a business and Dave performs with his assistant De- a nna, on stage, at banquets, schools, tal- ent shows and private functions. He has done shows at the Shadow Inn Theatre, Pine Plains H.S., John Jay H.S., Freedom Park, Wilcox Park, Pine Woods, Bowdoin Park, and, most recently, the United States Military Academy at West Point. He also recently won the Magician of David Haines levitates his assistant Deanna during one of his performances as an illusionist. the Year Competition. This event is open to any and all, regardless of age or expe- rience. In addition to the prestige of this title, he won a trophy and a banquet in his honor. He has met a multitude of other magi- cians, including the well-known David Copperfield and Doug Henning. His rep- ertoire includes pyrotechnics, sleight-of- hand, close-up magic and some more spectacular stage magic. Some of this more extravagant work includes levita- tion, making his assistant materialize in an empty doghouse and cutting off her head with a Black Decker power saw. When asked about his future, he re- plied that he wanted to finish high school, and continue to work in area locations. He also stated that a TV show was a possibility. 81 Matthew Millard Casey Miller Deborah Miller Stephanie Miller Antoinette Mollica Sean Moran Jennifer Morley Stephen Morris Scott Morrow Paul Mulvaney Christopher Murnin Patrick Murphy John Myers Joann Nahlik Colleen Navarra Kevin Nielsen Alison Nyhof Patrick Ogden Patrick O ' Hara Carl Oles Christine Olsen Matthew Olson Thomas Opdenbrouw Annette Pacio Stephen Patterson Lesley Pattison Kara Paul Zoia Pearson William Pederson Cheryl Perkins 82 Leah and Dana Fleming love being twins because they always have each other for company. No Matter Where You Go You ' ve got a Friend ceing double? No it ' s just Leah and C Dana Fleming, one of the many sets of twins in our school. The girls are fra- ternal twins, born seven minutes apart, Leah being first. Being a twin isn ' t all mistaken names and second glances for these two. Leah and Dana are the best of friends and wouldn ' t have it any other way. They love doing things together and dressing alike and say they don ' t mind being confused some- times. For them, being a twin is fun because as Leah says, " You always have a friend to do things with. " The girls are different in some ways, however, which makes their friendship more interesting. For example, Dana wears glasses, whereas Leah wears braces. Also, the girls say that they have different taste in clothes so when shopping or picking out the same outfit to wear, it ' s sometimes hard to find a compromise. In spite of their small differences, Leah and Dana are very much alike and love being twins. Mary Jo Perrino Susan Piccoli Lori Pierce John Pisanelli Russell Plass Deborah Preston Will Price John Pullaro Tony Pulver Chris Rajczi Samantha Randall Tina Randazzo Susan Ray James Raymo Dennis Remsburger 83 7n Nicholas Renbeck Daren Rider Kevin Rifcnburgh Lori Rifenburgh Christian Ringwood Roberta Roach Dawn Roberts Brian Robinsoii Lisa Rodgers John Roscoe Craig Rothkranz Lottie Ruble Larry Ruiz Heather Russell Sean Sambells Class Rings Go Over Big M fter a long wait, the day finally arrived XI that the junior class received its school f I rings. Students were ecstatic as they picked up their orders which ranged in style from the small, dainty dinner rings to the simplistic traditional style to the more elabo- rate rings with sports insignias, engravings, and even diamonds. Although the rings cost anywhere from $80 to $150, most students were willing to splurge for these meaningful keepsakes. Perhaps this can be attributed to the fact that a school ring implies upperclass status and signifies the coming of gradua- tion. The most fun of the day was participat- ing in the old tradition of having friends turn your ring 88 times, one for each year of the graduation date. According to tradition, reaching this number brings good luck to the wearer. 84 Sue Ray turns John Pullaro ' s class ring during English class. Sheryl Sammarco Suha Samradii Suzette Sanchez Mark Sandola Joel Sands Michael Sarayno Christine Sauer Kymberly Seaman Roderick Sembrano Paula Serching Morgan Shaffer Kathleen Shea Tracy Sheer Jennifer Sheffield Jacqueline Sidoti Carl Silverio Allison Simmons Carl Smith Christopher Smith John Smith Michael Smith Scott Smith Bryan Soden Edward Spaight Roylanda Stewart lleana Storey Joey Sutka Miranda Szuts Tracy Tennessen Gerald Thitchner 85 7n Letter Pays Off ave you ever been disappointed with LJ something you bought that all of a • sudden didn ' t stand up to your ex- pectations: a car, a pen, a pair of sneakers, or even something as small as a stale pack of gum? Well, here is some hope for the future. For the past six years, everyone who has taken honors English with Mr. Bowden has been required to write a letter of complaint to a large company, and for Gretchen Goth, it proved to be highly worthwhile. She wrote a letter to GM dealing with the problems her family had experienced with their 1981 Plymouth Citation. The main seal on the car ' s transmission blew, and the cost for re- pairs was 700 dollars. After writing the let- ter, neither Gretchen nor Mr. Bowden ex- pected a lucrative response. Unexpectedly, though, a few months later, Gretchen re- ceived a check for 700 dollars in the mail. So, the next time you feel cheated by a product, don ' t be afraid to write and criticize the company. It may be well worth the effort. Gretchen Goth received a check for 700 dollars after writing a letter of complaint for her English class. Jack Thomas Edwin Thompson Terrence Thompson Christine Thorn Patrick Timmons Nicole Tippa Jeffrey Tirums Melissa Tompkins Troy Tortarella Louis Tramelli John Troisi Kathleen Turner Michael Vana Patricia VanKleeck William Vann 86 7V Wendi VanSlykc Darcey Vomaska Michael Wager Kevin Waters Kenneth Weber Henry Wengier Brian Wengrofsky Philip Williams Christopher Wintenburg William Winters Michael Wohlfahrt Christopher Wolek Robert Wood Bryan Woods Suzanne Yankowski Adrienne Yih Camera Shy Jeromie Anderson Barbra Armstrong Theresa Bakcsics Janeen Bennett Craig Cassidy James Davies Scan Denning Christine Dormeyer Joseph Dudek Craig Ferrari Patricia Fitzgerald Angela M Freer Tina Garofolo Ronald J Gordon Jamie Green James Holt Stephen Ingram Gloria Jackson Scott Jachncrt Nicole Lisa Josephy Richard Laffin David Lewis Harold Lynch Charisse Maybaum Brett McClusky Kevin McGinley Laura Musante Lewis Near Thomas Orr Kara Owsiany Marsha Pelote Nichole Pine Alissa Piotti Lisa Prince Scott Pugsley Linda Roach John Ruhland Andrea Schliessman Joellen Smith Shane Smith Fred Steider Mark Vana 87 7T Most Intriguing People 88 7V People left: New York ' s dynamic governor, Mario Cuomo, pictured here with his wife and mother, was re-elected by a landslide. Watch for him in the 1988 Presidential race, below: Over ten years after he said goodbye to Genesis, Peter Gabriel has finally made it on his own, and Steve Winwood also makes a remarkable comeback with his album " Back in the Nightlife " and his first hit song in five years. top left: Vanna White of TV ' s Wheel of Fortune has become the nation ' s most popular game show hostess, top right: The first woman president of the Phillipines, Corazon Aquino, is honored with Times ' Person of the Year and is up for a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize, above: Sylvester Stallone, better known as Rocky or Rambo, tries his hand at writing and producing. 89 7V The Spirit Goes On Lady Liberty ' s Centennial Celebration Brings Renewed Pride t all began in early 1983 with President Reagan ' s announcement of an enormous project to restore Lady Liberty for her 100th birthday. She was deteriorating badly both inside and out, and restoration was nec- essary if Miss Liberty, the Lady in the Har- bor, the Mother of Exiles, was to survive. The repairs, requiring the erection of 300 tons of scaffolding, would cost approximate- ly $70 million. Public feeling about the stat- ue was so strong that by August 1984, the Liberty Foundation had already collected $100 million. The excess funds were used to restore the rest of Ellis Island and to put on a four-day extravaganza celebrating the centennial. For four days beginning July 3, Ellis Is- land, Governor ' s Island, and Manhattan were mobbed by some 7 million spirited spectators, celebrities, and dignitaries. Most of Lower Manhattan was closed to auto traf- fic and converted into a three-day street festival. National pride was never so high. Souvenirs, contests, concerts, and speeches abounded. The celebration was kicked off on July 3rd with the illumination of the " new " statue and an evening of film, music, and speeches by dignitaries including Presi- dent Reagan and French President Mitter- and. Chief Justice Warren Burger swore in 25,000 immigrants and the Medal of Liberty was awarded to twelve prominent natural- ized citizens. The party continued on July 4th with Operation Sail 1986 in which 22 of the largest sailing vessels symbolically re- traced the course of immigrants from New York Harbor up the Hudson River and back. This was followed by the largest display of fireworks in US history. Ten tons of rockets were launched from 32 barges. The next two days of Liberty Weekend were filled with more concerts, speeches, and an athlet- ic exhibition at Byrne Arena. At the conclusion of Liberty Weekend, the entire country was left with a new sense of national pride and a greater appreciation for the word " freedom " . The only hope is that this spirit will stay lit along with the Lady ' s torch for many years to come. above: The Lego Corporation became involved in the festivities by creating a replica of the Lady with thou- sands of tiny Lego building blocks, right: A few weeks before liberty weekend the final touches are being made on Lady Liberty ' s pedestal, opposite page: The Stat- ue ' s Centennial is celebrated with the largest display of fireworks in United States history. 90 7V .S f Ws !« M24 rhe class of 1989 is going to- ward the future. As the last class of the eighties, they will mark the end of a decade of conserva- tive politics, music videos, terrorism, He-man, and an increasing national de- ficit. The eighties have seen the Civil Rights movement shift to South Africa and the fight against apartheid. They have also seen an increase of human awareness of international problems including hunger. This year ' s sopho- more class may be concerned with less monumental problems such as com- pleting five paragraph essays and sell- ing magazines, but on a grander scale, they are history in the making as we draw closer and closer to the 90 ' s. Jay Abrams Raymond Ackerman Sean Ackerman Jason Adams Mark Albertson Scott Alnwick Tina Amodeo Michelle Anifant Develyn Anson Kerrie Arata Alycia Arico William Armeno Donovan Ashe Raymond Babiarz Aaron Baker Jennifer Baker Michael Baker Michelle Balthaser Robin Barall Marcy Barnum Thomas Bassano Jason Battle Melissa Beatty Paul Belcher Ken Bendix Carrie Beneway Robert Betts Matthew Bialosuknia Susan Bittner Michael Bocchino 94 7H Elly Boice Tammy Bomba John Boryk Jennifer Bowen Tammy Boyer Lori Bradshaw John Brady Kimberly Bragg Christopher Braker Christine Brandl Yolanda Bridgeman Chris Broner Danni Brower Susanna Brown Sarah Bugosh What Goes? tjm t e. asked Mr. Bowden ' s English class- U i cs to tell us: If you could take one W W TV show off the air, what would it be? The overwhelming response was Alf, that muppet-like visitor from outer space who has taken up residence with a middle class family. The next most common re- sponse was Small Wonder, and one person wanted to see both Alf and Small Wonder removed from the airways. Other responses included Punky Brewster, Thundercats, and a myriad of night-time soaps including Dal- las, Dynasty, and The Colbys. We also asked: What is your favorite TV show? Moonlighting with Cybill Shepherd and Bruce Willis was the top answer, and Grow- ing Pains was a close second. Cybill Shepherd and Bruce Willis of Moonlighting have captured the public eye. 95 7TT Going Straight rhc saying goes that nothing good in life is free. The person who first uttered this pearl of wisdom must have been a high school kid who wore braces. Who else would fully understand the depth of this statement? When one wears braces in seventh grade, it ' s cer- tainly no big deal: a seventh grader is usually singled out if he doesn ' t wear braces in much the same way as a second grader without chicken pox. However, in high school, everything is different. Brac- es are not the status symbols they used to be, and prizes and great respect are no longer awarded to the first person to get them. In fact, when one finally gets his braces taken off, he is regarded as some- one who has just been cured of a horrible disease. Until that shining moment, those afflicted with T.T.S. (Tinsel Teeth Syn- drome) must withstand the traumas of having spinach caught in their teeth and, of course, that dreaded ritual of the monthly visit to the friendly neighbor- hood orthodontist, after which they must Kathy Bukowski Linwood Burke Paul Burnett Kevin Burns Brian Buryk puree all their food before they can eat it. Such are the trials and tribulations of the TTS sufferer. Though no cure is currently available, the TTS hotline, open 24 hours day, has been extremely helpful and supportive of the victims of this lamenta- ble condition. Travis Butler Daniel Butts Michael Cahill Cynthia Callahan Christin Cardascia Henry Cardinal Kathleen Carson Jaclyn Casey Fred Champion Fred Christmas % 7TW Joseph Clark Lauren Clark Mike Clark Jennifer Cleveland Laura Cooper Ronald Corrado Angela Coscio Lee Ann Costanza Gisele Coste Gary Cote John Cutonilli Rosanne Dalbo Theresa Dalbo Anita Dallas Brent Danzig Jennifer Davis Patrick Davis Zachary Davis Tammy Demclis Holly DeShetler Deborah Didomezio Antonia DiStefano Laura Dolfinger Michael Donohuc Angelise Dosio David Doyle Ann-Marie Duffy Kimberly Duke James Dunagan Tim Dunlap 97 7TW Michael Edson Mark Embree Traci Everett Dayna Farmer Endria Faulkner Tracy Feimer Scott Floughton Michelle Foglia Hayley Freedman Brandon Gamble Laura Gibson Clifford Glover David Goodman Richard Goodman Christie Grant Brian Green Christopher Green James Green Martin Green Alecya Griffin James Groves Rossana Guerriero Heidi Haase Kevin Haber Jeff Hadley Rachel Handman Lance Hannon Mary Hannon Keith Harris James Hart 98 7TT i left: Natasha Kowalczyk concentrates on a difficult homework problem, below: Veroni- ca Rowe and Gloria Schuhknecht ignore the photographer while scrambling to keep up with biology notes. William Hoffmann Annie Laurie Holt Darlene Holt Pamela Hoofnagle Darren Hummel 99 7V Sabrina Hussain Bette Hutchinson Liem Huynh Julie Hymel Tammy Ingrham Gregory Jensen Ronnie Johannesen Amy Johnson Bill Jones Chris Jones Thomas Jones Bernadette Joseph Scott Kammerzell Theodore Kara Pauline Kazolias Think Snow! Maybe We ' ll Go Home Early t is a common misconception that snow days start after the radio says: " Hyde Park Central School District is closed. " Untrue! They actually start the day before, when it is rumored that it will snow the next day. Everyone is half afraid to the say the words " snow day " aloud. Teachers often start class with, " If there ' s no school tomorrow.... " They try to look annoyed that their schedule will be interrupte d, but the students know that they really want to stay home too! The best part comes the next morning. Waking up, you cautiously open one eye, and sure enough, snow! Now it ' s decision time. You have to get out of the nice, warm bed to have a look out the window and turn on the radio. Zoom! The covers fly back. Then you run to the window. " All right, at least two inches out there. " Zoom! Over to the stereo, crank the knob, and back to bed you go. " We ' ll announce those cancellations for you in just ten minutes. " Oh great, you were supposed to be in the shower five minutes ago. Well, at least there will be a delay, so you ' ll be o- kay. You hope. After ten minutes of worry you hear that magic word, " closed. " Zip out of bed, run into Mom ' s room and scream in her ear, " No school today, Mom. " Now run into your younger brother ' s room and jump on the bed yelling " Snow Day! " Dance around the room for a few seconds then zip back to your room and dive under the still-warm covers. Congratula- tions. You have just completed an official snow day morning. 100 7TT above: Jennifer Bowen glances out the window and hopes that gray skies will yield snow before tomorrow morning. Tracey Keebler Alison Keller Tracy Keller David Kenyon David Kidder Kira Kotowski Natasha Kowalczyk Edward Kowalski Kristine Kozlowski John Kurth Scott Kurtz Kelly LaFalce Michael LaFalce Francine Lamay Forrest Lanchester Richard Lecesse Lynn Ledoux Matthew Lee Salvatore Lee Jennifer Lenihan David Lennon Monica Linton Jennifer Long Alfred Losee Arlene Losee Janet Louie Joanne Louie Matthew Lurie Hilary Lynch Kelly Mack 101 Sunil Malhotra Michael Mancuso Scott Manning Dana Marra Adam Martin Elizabeth Martin Jennifer Martin Brian Mastri Chris Mayo Damon McCulloch Heidi McCullough Erin Mclntyre Chad Medcroft Jennifer Meharg Mark Melville Gary Mesuda Heidi Metz Heather Mihocko Jeanette Milby Carrie Millard Abdul Mohammed Lisa Mohrman Joseph Molt Janna Morgan Lindsay Morgan Lynn Morgan John Morrison Davine Mosley Eric Muggenburg Tom Mullen 102 Christopher Murphy Kathy Murray Raymond Napoli Stephanie Nitz Billie Noble Amy Oles Jessica OIker Judith Ouimet Adam Pacio Elizabeth Palmatier John Patierno Amy Patterson David Peeling Lisa Perrotta Adriana Petronella Liz Palmatier glances up for instructions during a first period symphonic band rehearsal 103 For Feet On The Go rhe sole purpose of shoes is to protect the feet and keep them warm. How- ever, in recent times, shoes have been worn as an accessory - sometimes, im- practical shoes, that would look great with a certain outfit. Spike heels that were popular in the ' 70 ' s and are still worn today are very uncomfortable shoes which provide little protection for the feet. The heel often snaps off causing injury to the girl ' s ankle. A favor- able reason for wearing these shoes would be warding off attackers. Shoes with the pointed toe are also worn, even though the toes are cramped together. Though imprac- tical shoes are still worn, the more comfort- able shoes are becoming very popular. But comfortable does not mean ugly. Moccasins and flat pumps come in every color and look great with every article of clothing. Shoes are now being made for their original pur- pose - to protect the foot from the weather and from discomfort. Scott Pitcher Brian Post Donald Pottenburgh Rebecca Randolph Ruth Randolph Patrick Ray Robin Raymo Wendy Region Jason Reichgut Kelly Remsburger Fabio Resto Nicholas Reyero Larissa Rheden Michael Ritchie Jennifer Riva 104 7T Julie Roberts Jennifer Rock Donna Roglieri Julie Roscoe Veronica Rowe Tina Rudowski Deborah Runcie Dennis Russell Patrick Ryan Chad Rymph Donald Sadowski Heidi Sagendorph Salem Salem Faith SanFelice Maria Sarayno Kathleen Sause Steven Scano Laurie Schaefer Julia Schaff Patrick Schiller Tom Schlenkermann Edward Schliessman Gloria Schuhknecht Jennifer Seehase Sheryl Sembrano Jason Senk Rob ert Shaughnessy William Shaw Raymond Shook Richard Shook I 105 7TT Beth Sieverding James Sinon Allan Smith Jennifer Smith Philip Smith Tom Smith Pamela Spindler Chris Stagnitta Thomas Staring Christine Stencel Joseph Stengel Dawn Stewart John Stofa John Strapec Deborah Sullivan Robert Sweet Richard Sweet Stephen Szymanski Suzanne Tas Dana Taylor Theresa Taylor Jack Tegtmeier Matthew Teixeira Erin Tierney Christopher Triola Joanne Tsung Kendra Tuttle Roxanne Vampatella John Vana Harold VanLeuven 106 7TT Richard VanOrden Shane Veach Collette Vertullo Richard Wager Judith Walsh Jason Ward Eric Way Melissa Westover Robert Wheeler Eric Williamson Toar Winter Darren Wodzinski Jodi Wyant Katri na Young Nicole Zapata Michael Zumbrook Paul Anderson Tina Mesuda Joanna Beatty Robert Miller Michael Bell Scott Miller Cheryl Bilyou Amy Misove Mamie Bolettieri Leonard Moretti Jamal Bowman Frank Nardi Kelly Callan Victor Nelson Mary Ann Dahowski Christopher Parise John DeMichiel Nancy Regg Erich Dingman Diane Scott Stephen Dorney James Smith Chris Elwell David Staring Lisa Eng Daniel Steele Charles Feringa Francis Steinhauer Ken Inman Joseph Tomaszewsk Gary MacDonald Anson Wallace Philip Maldonado Jean Wanish Christine McGinley Miguel Williams Mike McKinnon Darren Young 107 7V The Top Ten of ' 86 According to K104 1. You Give Love A Bad Name - Bon Jovi 2. Rock Me Amadeus ■ Falco 3. The Greatest Love of All - Whitney Houston 4. On My Own - Patti LaBelle and Michael McDonald 5. Friends and Lovers ■ Gloria Loring and Carl Anderson 6. That ' s What Friends Are For - Dionnc Warwick and Friends 7. How Will I Know? - Whitney Houston 8. Amanda ■ Boston 9. Slegehammer ■ Peter Gabriel 10. Touch Me - Samantha Fox MTV ' s Top Five Videos 1. Sledgehammer ■ Peter Gabriel 2. You Give Love A Bad Name - Bon Jovi 3. Addicted to Love ■ Robert Palmer 4. Papa Don ' t Preach - Madonna 5. Higher Love ■ Steve Winwood That ' s What Friends Are For Dionne Warwick and Friends To Dawn and Kim, From Valerie To Kathie LaVarnway Jill Whearty, From Patty To Doreen, From Erin To Cristy, From Gina To All of My Friends, From Pauline Damage Inc. Metallica To All of the Metallibashers of the World, From one of the Metallibashers of the World Lost In Lowe Air Supply To Dave, From Sue All the Things She Said Simple Minds To Kymberly Ann Baker, From R. Stephen Sadoski Glory of Love Peter Cetera To Clayton, From Valerie You ' re the Inspiration Chicago To Mom, Dad, and Chris, From Lisa Relax Frankie Goes to Hollywood To Ian, From Cheri The Story of My Life Neil Diamond To T.B., With Love P.C. Heaven In Your Eyes Loverboy To Steve, From Dawn To Tom Orr, From Chris Dormeyer To Chris Lason, From Patty Be Good To Yourself Journey To the Seniors, From Pauline Happy To Be Stuck With You Huey Lewis and the News To Heidi, From T.J. Cherish Kool and the Gang To Kenny, Love Lisa Can ' t Help Falling In Love Corey Hart To Scan McKnight, From Christine Thorn To Guy Home, From Laura Musante 108 Song Dedications Don ' t You Forget About Me Simple Minds To My Friends Who Are Seniors, From Pauline Touch Me Samantha Fox To Larry, From Curly Like A Virgin Madonna To V.V., From the Three Stooges Open Your Heart With A Key Madonna To Tracy and Steve, From Lisa (Best Friends) You ' re My Obsession Animotion To Scott Hues, From Michelle and Gina To Pete Walsh, From Michelle and Gina Higher Love Steve Winwood To Gene, From Lisa Smile Rene and Angela To Debonair ' C ' , Love ya always - Divine ' E ' You ' re A Friend of Mine Clarence Clemmons and Jackson Browne To Lynn Volnick, From Deanine Baker To Paula Valerie, From Dawn To Moe, From Curly Thank You For Being A Friend To Ann-Marie Elek, From Kimberly Baker All I Wanted Kansas To Kirk, With Love, Nicole Love You Just the Way You Are Billy Joel To R. Stephen Sadoski, From Kymberly Ann Baker f el Like Makin ' Love Bad Company To Ian, From Cheri French Kissing In the USA To Donna, From Eddie Pulichene Ts Tricky un-DMC ' o Stacy Dominguez, From Heather Jones f You Can Call Me Dennis De Young To Holly, From Lisa Friends and Lovers Gloria Loring and Carl Anderson To Brian S., From a long time secret admirer Curly Shuffle To Curly and Larry, From Moe ' tiave A Blue Christmas Elvis Presley To Peg O ' Connor Ted Hannon, From Kim Baker Baby Love Regina To Karl Kwant, From Deanine Baker Endless Love Diana Ross and Lionel Richie To Gene, From Lisa Black Dog Led Zeppelin To Heather Jones, From Stacy Dominguez 109 ' f¥0 )Z 47f OC U -(M. ' Twas the day before vacation, And all through the halls, Not a student was working, As they watched the snow fall. Decorations were hung By the blackboard with care. In hopes that all homework The teachers would spare. And some in their Santa Hats, And some in their bows. Were ready for Santa, New tapes and new clothes. They walked down the hallways With presents in hand. To give to their friends. Hearing songs by the band. ' Twas the end of the day now. And all had gone well, Christmas vacation had started At the sound of the bell. no top: Siobain Flaherty and Chrissy Matthews admire the decorations in the cafeteria, above: Marylynn Hart- mann gets into the spirit with her Christmas bulb ear- rings, right: Mrs. Rowe trims the Christmas tree in Mr. Petersen ' s office. Christmas left: Mrs. Kunze proves that even the faculty can get into the Christmas spirit. below: Kira Blumberg. Monica Bagna, and Rachel Handman toast the success of the F.D.R. Winter Concert, bottom: Members of the band and chorus entertain the student body with their caroling throughout the halls. m U ' V- xcuse me, um, could you tell me where the gym is? " " Sure, go m up to the third floor and make a left by the swimming pool. " " Gee, thanks. " Very few freshmen succumb to these tricks anymore. In fact, unless they carry Trapper Keep- ers, it ' s hard to distinguish a freshman from any other student. Freshmen are very much involved with school activi- ties, and they contribute greatly to school society. That ' s not to say that freshmen aren ' t the brunt of some abuse, but it ' s comforting to realize that the seniors will be freshmen them- selves next year. ,M Matt Adolphsen Jenise Albritton Chip Allen Lisa Anderson Jennifer Andrews Anthony Andros Bradley Andros Eric Andros Stacie Angelo Kimberly Arena Cynthia Arico Dawn Arrigale Diallo Askew David Atwereboanda Richard Bacon Kimberly Baker Maria Baratta Billie Jo Barnes Shauna Barnwell Michael Bartlett Matthew Bartoldus Bonnie Bee Brendan Behanna Cindy Belch Michael Benfer Laurie Bennett Robert Benson Alison Bialosuknia Deena Bodo Nicole Boissonneault 114 7T Christin Borg Amanda Bosanko Raymone Bourbeau Melissa Bowles John Bracone Tricia Bragg Jay Brands Martha Breed Rachel Brehse Theresa Bride Candace Britt Gary Broas Corrianne Broner Timothy Brown Jason Buckley Anything Goes roday with clothing styles becom- ing more and more varied, any- thing goes in accessories. Earrings can especially liven up an outfit. Most earrings are made of wood, metal, lace, or plastic, and range anywhere from dan- gling gold or silver chains to tiny hoops and stones. Colors can be bold and bright or soft pastels. Geometric shapes, hearts, flowers, food (yes, sushi earrings have been spotted at Roosevelt) are all popu- lar. Numbers are no limit, and double and triple piercing have become quite com- mon. One adventuresome girl is deter- mined to have her left ear pierced seven times! The male population at Roosevelt has been swept up by the ear piercing craze as well. Daring guys are flaunting gold or silver studs in one ear. Claire ' s Boutique and TeePee Dashery are the hottest places to find fabulous earring buys. And, for those cowering behind lockers afraid to take the plunge and pierce their ears, it ' s time to find out how painless and easy it is to add a whole new dimension to the latest fashions. left: Brooke Greenhill ' s white hoops and delicate gold studs add elegance to her outfit. ns The Protest No, oh no! Please not me. Maybe the teacher is sick. Maybe I ' ll get sick Maybe they ' ll close school. A firedrill? Bomb scare? Torrential rains? Blizzards? Maybe a tidal wave or two? What? You say it ' s a beautiful day? But that ' s impossi... Oh, all right... " My oral report is about... " Charmaine Cardinal John Casulli Gia Cavcllini Anthony Cerino Lajuana Chambers Arthur Charter Michael Cimorelli Richard Cividanes Erin Clinton Tara Clonan right: Noel Spilbor addresses Mr. Wells ' English class. Gina Buglion Shawn Burke Betty-Jo Bush Mamie Canfield Brian Cardinal 116 7V Lisa Coffey Erika Cole Richard Collins Kevin Connors Scott Coomes Thomas Coone Amanda Crans Jason Croft Fenya Cronin Edward Culican Jason Curran Michelle Cussick Damon Dagostino Katherine Dahowski Suzette Daly Adrian Daniels Michael Daniels Faith Darien Lewis Darrow Stephanie Dauley Dianne Davis Arthur DeCarlo Christopher Delessio Jennifer DeLong Steven DeLong Todd DeLorenzo Stacy Dominquez William Doran Holly Dormeyer Vincent Dosio 117 7V Shawn Douglas Luman Doxey Robert Dudek Althea Dunkley Rick Durmiaki Garrett Eckhard Cheryl Eichelbcrger Jennifer Erichson Michelle Ernisse Christian Evangelista Nancy Fairchild Daniel Faithful Mousa Fakhouri Tracy Fauci Endymion Faulkner 118 7V Amy Ferreira Jennifer Firlings Nancy Flores Claudine Flowers Vika Folau Claudine Folks Linda-Marie Foster Heather Francese Tina Fusaro Todd Fusaro Christine Germane Neil Gibb Mary Gilmore Stephanie Golden Lisa Gonzalez Melanie Grace Kristen Gray Lorraine Greene Poco Greene William Greene Brooke Greenhill Joseph Guagliardo Alyson Guiles James Hackett Kevin Hadley Tina Hallas Carmen Hanaburgh Edward Hannon Timothy Hannon Dawn Harding Joseph Harris Paul Harris Marylynn Hartmann Tana Henderson Linda Herzfeld Amy Hieter Billie Jo Hildwein George Honoski Karran Hornbeck Kimberly Hornbeck 119 7r James Horton Lisa Hosier Teah Householder Aimee Howies Cassandra Hults Loan Huynh Donna Incorvaia Kevin Jacks Timothy Jackson John Jacobi Andrea Johnson Heather Jones Kelly Jones Dawn Justice Stephen Keller Going in the Right Direction or the second year, Career Day at FDR was a real success. There were over sixty booths set up in the gymna- sium consisting of representatives from ca- reers from law to photography. It was a great oppurtunity for students to become familiar with an assortment of careers of their choice. Each participant took time from his job to allow the students a chance to interview him. Students were able to look ahead and begin making plans for the future. Thanks to the time and efforts of Mark Vil- lanti and the Hyde Park Rotary Club this day was both enjoyable and educational. Philip Standish talks about the radio profession with WEOK ' s Ron Lyon. 120 TTW Kimberii Kennedy Richard Kennedy Andrew Kilmer Jeilnifer Knapp Shane Knapp Patricia Kolarik Karin Kowalski Geoffrey Kuffner Dawn Ladanyi Rebecca Lambe Gail Lambert Lou-Ann Lamonica Kenneth Landers Michael Lang Christian LaPolt Jennifer Lee Monique Legname Brian Leonard Bryan Lewis Stephen Lewis Joshua Lifrak Micheic Limbert Diana Loveland Corbin Lown Kristen Lown Connie Lucas Ricky MacDermott Christopher Maeder Melissa Mallory Sean Mansfield Shannon Mansfield Siobhan Martinko Michael Matthews Richard Mazzacone Amy McCagg Lynnae McCartney Tracey McCulloch Hollie McKinney Kevin McLaughlin Jeff McNamara Christopher McPherron Kathleen Meadows Kristin Meek Melissa Mesuda Heather Metrando Michelle Miles Leanne Millard Rosemary Miller Fazal Mohammed Damon Moore Dea Morse Darrell Mortier Tara Mozdziez Kimberly Murphy Rachel Murphy Mecghan Murray Charles Musante Christopher Myers Nagwa Nesheiwat Jennifer Nicholson 122 7TT Anything Goes in Hose ccording to People Magazine, " Wom- XI en love them. ' The legs are a beautiful f ■ part of a woman; they should be em- phasized, ' says French designer Chantal Thomass. Men hate them. ' Some of them look like the flock wallpaper you see in Chi- nese restaurants, ' complains one man. Love ' cm or leave ' em, though, bold, brash, hot- selling hosieries are adding a dash of flash to women from Paris to Palm Springs. Sudden- ly.. . ' Legs are interesting again. ' " The new look has kept panty hose manufacturers happy with sales for the first half of the year reaching $50 million, and $12 million of that was for patterned hose! James Nielsen Thomas Nolo Aimee Odell Michael Ofca Tara O ' Leary Bryan Oles Renee Orton William Paden Markie Paganelli Jennifer Palmer Chirag Patel Patrick Pederson Ilese Perlman Latisha Peterson Peter Pinch 123 7V Spring Fever 4 s the temperature increases outside, it becomes a physical strain to remain seated in math class. Parabolas resem- ble tulip fields; concentration fades as eyes are drawn out the window to more interest- ing diversions. Glancing at the guy who has sat next to me all year, I realize that his ears aren ' t that big, and he really looks nice with a tan. Think I ' ve fallen in love. Doodling hearts in my notebook is much more inter- esting than solving equations. He glances over to sec what I ' m doing and I scramble to write down every number that comes into my head, feigning absorbtion with mathe- matical concepts. He smiles knowingly, and I realize that it will be impossible to survive in this class until June. Nancy Fairchild and Dawn Ladanyi feel the effects of spring fever as early as December. Axel Pino! Brian Piotti Terri Pitcher Nicholas Policella Elaine Porteus lilichelle Potocki Yvonne Potter Theresa Rajczi Jason Rakow Michael Reed Christopher Region Spencer Reichgut Amanda Reynolds Lisa Rider Jamie Robinson 124 7n Amy Rudnicki Matthew Ryan Wendy Salazar Jody Sanford Christopher Sauer Jennifer Sause Michael Scanlon David Scheel Kevin Schlenkermann Rod Schroder Ann Marie Sciullo Brian Semancik Kenneth Shafer Claude Shaffer Kirk Shaffer Eera Sharma John Sheldon Daniel Sherman Stefanie Slifstein Ian Smith Karen Smith Shannon Smith Peter Sorce Krista Sorrentino Noel Spilbor Heather Stamy Jessica Stofa Joseph Stokes Corin Stoll Mike Stutzman 12S 7TT Sharon Sutka Matthew Talbot Gerald Terwilliger David Thitchener Kevin Thoman Timothy Thomaselli Tom Tighe Robert Tillson Matthew Tomanocy Robert Tompkins Nick Torino Alice Trappier Jennifer Tuan Tuan Khanh Tygart Benny Ugricich Christine Vail Biagio Vampatella Scott VanBenschoten Rachael VanSlyke Scott VanV alkenburgh Sailendra Vasireddy Darren Viani Jennifer Virgilio Tara Wade Daniel Walker Kelly Ward Kevin Ward Alysia Watts Stuart Way Richard Weber 126 7V Keesha Weekes Harry Welch Ryan Wells Waller Whalen Brian Whitmarsh David Wickham Dena Williams Kelly Williams Karen Wilson Kimberly Winkler Camera Shy Justina Beatty Thomas Long John Bianchini Edward Martin James Bomba Eric McClenton Roudoloshire Brown Christopher Miller Travis Croshier Frederick Miller Francis Day Jennifer Miller Shawn Day Scott Mittlestaedt Donald Duncan Nancy Mosher John Feimcr Mark Persaud Melissa Funk William Rush Stephanie Gattine Jennifer Russell Anthony Gimigliano Tracy Schneeweis Jon Goutell Michael Sersching Thomas Grega Philip Standish Cheryl Holt Ginstino Valenti Thomas Jacobi Brent Velie Karl Kwant Mary Vossler Kelly Kwant Kari Wallace Michael Lattero Tara Whalen Sandra Winters Bryan Wirsch Stephen Witter Allison Wood Joshua Wright Susan Wright William Wyant James Wyatt Trina Young 12; 7V right: Mr. and Mrs. Woolever take advantage of the romantic atmosphere on the dance floor, below: Chuck Musante limbos for onlookers Lauren Ferdinand, Keve Wilson, and Athena Eastwood. TICKETS! ON SALE NOW i 5 oo " icr i 3.00 VALENTINES, DANCED j FEBRUARY 12 left: Tickets for the dance were sold by members of the music department, above: Lisa Fabish, Marny Johnson, Joanne Ratchford, Athena Eastwood, Pat Schiller, and Nikki Wengrofsky pose as life-size valentines. t ' s the most romantic day of the year - February 14th. Arrows and hearts, cu- pids and candy, all are symbols of Valen- ine ' s Day, and the FDR student body cele- ated in a big way. The music department a virtual monopoly on Valentine activi- tes. On February 12, the annual music de- jartment dinner-dance in honor of St. Valen- :lne was held. Cafeteria 142 was transformed into a beautiful hall filled with decorations of pink and red hearts, stream- jrs, and balloons. There was good food, Tiusic from the dance floor, and a fun, ro- nantic time for all. Half of the cafeteria was jscd as a dining area. Red candles and checkered table cloths made a beautiful set- above: Dave Dugan chooses long time sweetheart, An- ting for a pleasant dinner, and the six foot ela Musante. to be his valentine. sandwiches were as delicious as they were long! The rest of the room became a dance floor, and students and chaperones alike danced to the sounds of Journey and Bon Jovi under colored lights and helium balloons. Despite a lower than anticipated turn-out, those that attended had a wonderful time, and they once again proved that musicians and singers truly know one of the best means of expressing love, especially when it ' s Valentine ' s Day. «» 129 M nother Valentine ' s Day event was % sponsored by the chorus. For three i dollars, your favorite valentine could receive a card, a bag of candy, and the song of your choice sung by quartets of chorus members. Songs included " Angry " , " I Don ' t Know Why I Love You Like I Do " , " I Can ' t Believe that You ' re in Love With Me " , " Who ' s Sorry Now " , " Sweet Adeline " , " Yes, Sir, That ' s My Baby " , " Nellie Dean " , and that old favorite, " You Are My Sun- shine. " Singing valentines were sent to both students and teachers and were received in classrooms as well as in the cafeteria. Lunch periods were filled with music as singers broke into song at regular five minute inter- vals. French teacher, Marie Oettinger, was serenaded in her seventh period class with the sounds of " Sweet Adeline " . Junior, Sean Mabey received a singing telegram dur- ing gym class signed " Your Secret Admir- er. " Over 30 valentines were sent including songs for Dr. Carreras and Dr. Jaegar. The project was a great fund raiser and was a very popular gift for the students and faculty. above right: Marny Johnson, Beth Cashdollar, and Christen Lown beg Mrs. Troccia, " Please don ' t be An- gry " right: Kira Blumberg, Heidi Roush, Lauren Ferdi- nand, and Joanne Ratchford serenade an embarrassed Mr. Knox during his 5th period concert band rehearsal. 1 L r , iumF 4 P 130 7TT yoMUrm ► Valentine ' s Day left: Choosing a more traditional route. Ted Hannon receives a Valentine ' s Day card from Heather Robert- son, above: Hilary Lynch and Bette Hutchinson sug- gest the perfect song for their customer, below left: Stephanie Corcoran. Anna Burns. Beth Cashdollar. and Doreen Greco check on the progress of singing valen- tine sales with Wendy Salazar. M 131 7n Going Above and Beyond far right: Alyson Homko has set school records in the 3000m, 2-mile, and 1500m runs. This winter, she earned a berth in the state meet for the 1500m in a record-breaking time of 4:43. rlght:Last fall was Tom Stickley ' s first cross-country season and he was named the Poughkeepsie Journal Athlete of the Week and also qualified for the federation meet. This winter, Tom set a school record in the 3200m run which qualified him for the NY State meet at Cornell University, below: Karen O ' Connor scored her 2000th point, making her only the 13th female in New York State to do so. In addition, Karen was chosen for the All-American basketball team, below right: Rachel and Jon Handman were both winners of the Hudson Valley Philharmonic ' s Virtuoso-in-Progress Competition. Keve Wilson was chosen for the N.Y.S. Youth Symphony, a group of talented musicians who make several Carnegie Hall performances. 132 above: Jaya Raj received the National Council of Teachers of English award in writing, right: Last October, Trisha Jones, Allen Robinson, Kim Baker, and George Pelote attended the Substance Abuse Prevention Conference in Syracuse. 7V ► Special Recognition far left: Swimmer Nikki Wengrofsky attended the U.S. National Championships in California and the National Junior Olympics in Orlando for two years. Two years ago she placed 10th and 12th at this meet. She has also won 8 medals at the Empire State Games, left: Nathan- iel Hieter is the nominee for the American Assoc, of Physics award. He is the only student to have scored a perfect 800 on the math SAT. fcS .y 1 1 . 1 lop: Maria Kiss captured the crown in the Miss Dutchess County competition. Athena Eastwood was ielected as third runner-up in the Miss New York State Teen contest above: Mike Germane had his Dottcry selected for the N.Y.S Arts Students display in Albany and Melissa Tompkins was chosen to Jttend the NY S. Summer School of the Visual Arts. top: Chris Stagnitta was chosen to represent Roosevelt at the Hugh O ' Brien Youth Seminar, middle: Lori Morgan, Kim Snyder, and Jaya Raj were named National Merit Finalists. The three were selected for their high scores on the PSAT which put them in the top half of 1% in the nation above: Lynley Chandler won an essay contest sponsored by the D A R 7TT Going in tine t ' s Friday the 13th, but what couU possi- bly go wrong? Sure, it was cold at the bus stop this morning, and you just might get hit with a singing telegram during lunch, but otherwise it looks pretty safe to just sit back and sleep through first period. Ding! Ding! It couldn ' t be. ..a fire drill? That ' s impossi- ble. It ' s February, there ' s snow on the ground, and besides. ..we just had a fire drill on Wednesday! But the monotonous dinging is soon accompanied by sirens, and students and staff quickly come to the realization that they must abandon their warm classrooms for the frigid outdoors. Mild threats were Out COLD hurled at the nameless prankster who was responsible for this sinister deed, but in reali- ty, most students welcomed the unexpected diversion. Fortunate students headed straight for their cars, knowing that it would be some time before fire trucks arrived on the scene. Some even tried to capitalize on others ' mis- fortune by selling seats in their vehicles! Meanwhile, students huddled together in a shivering mass, trying in vain to keep warm and hoping that before long the entire build- ing would be engulfed in flames and the blaze would keep them warm. above: Jenifer Meek. Lynley Chandler. Karen Standish. Paula Ditlrich. and Sue Webster make like turtles as they recede into •he warmth of their sweaters right: Gary Cote doesn ' t mind a break from first period, far right top: Thomas Lambert, Erin Mclntyre. Laura Cooper, and Mr Salvati join the crowd lor a long wait far right bottom: The Staatsburg fire trucks promptly arrived, ready to serve if necessary in extinguishing a fire. 134 7n GOING PRO above left: Gary Carter embraces relief pitcher Jesse Orosco as the Mets take the national league division title, top: New York Met. Mookie Wilson, is swept off his feel by a wild pitch thrown by Boston Red Sox Bob Stanley which enabled the tying run to score in the 10th inning of the sixth game, above: Watching it slip away - Boston Red Sox manager John McNamara reacts after N.Y ' s Gary Carter hits his second homerun of the night, left: Celebration Time • Members of the New York Mets celebrate a 6-5 victory over the Red Sox in the 6th game of the Series. ► Professional Sports New York Teams Go All the Way j| cw York fans had a lot to cheer about ■ this past sports year. First, it was the V excitement of the Mcts in the World Series. However, watching the Mets nip the Red Sox in the bottom of the 10th inning of game number six and go on to win the Series in a seventh game just wasn ' t enough for New York fans. They were still thinking ahead to football seas on and the New York (or is it New Jersey?) Giants. Anyway, it seemed destiny for the Giants to win Super Bowl XXI, and their sound defeat of the Denver Broncos clearly established them as America ' s number one team. Let ' s just hope that we won ' t have to wait another 23 years for either team to win again. upper left: Not Your Typical Chorus Line • N.Y. Gi- ants wide receivers Lionel Manuel (86) and Bobby John- son (88) and running back Tony Galbreath (30) go through their stretching routines at the start of practice. left: Aiming For Super Targets - NY. Giants quarter- back Phil Simms unleashes a pass during the team ' s workout in preparation for the Super Bowl, above: Denver ' s quarterback John Elway gives it his all but comes up short in Super Bowl XXI against tough com- petition from the World Champion New York Giants. 137 7TT WHERE DOES ALL THE MONEY GO? rhe sight of a student struggling down the hallways of Roosevelt with a box full of M M ' s is very familiar. Fun- draising is a major source of income for many of FDR ' s clubs and activities, in a town where the budget has been defeated several times. The merchandise ranges anywhere from citrus fruit to roses, from gummy bears to magazines. The Music Parents hosted a very success- ful fruit sale, and many supporters were anx- ious to purchase fresh Florida oranges and grapefruits. An astonishing 20,260 pounds of fruit was sold, bringing in a profit of $3,035. The top seller was Monica Bagna who sold 900 pounds of fruit. Aaron Baker and Salvatore Lee tied for second with 760 pounds each. The student government and individual classes also take part in fundraising. Howev- er, the profits are sometimes used to benefit organizations outside the school. The profits from the homecoming dance were donated to the United Way. Each of the classes has its own particular fundraisers. The senior class has the marketable task of selling food to the crowds at home football games. The classes ' major fundraiser is held during their sophomore year: the magazine drive. This year ' s sophomores of the class of 1989 brought in $8,000 worth of sales with an actual profit of $3,200. The three top maga- zine sellers were Tracy Keller, Michelle Fog- lia, and Veronica Rowe. The money collect- ed by the classes is needed for their junior and senior years. The cost of the 1986 prom exceeded $10,000 which is much more than most people would think. All in all, fundrais- ing proves to be a profitable method of meeting the costs of high school activities. ab ove: Students sell an assortment of marketable goods in order to fund group activities, left: Lars Lifrak displays his sweet treats before an after school Honor Society meeting. T ► Fundraising far left: Adrienne Yih ' s winning smile is a surefire means of selling Kit Kats. left: Nate Hieter, Jeff May- baum and Francinc Canteen keep up with customers and still find some time to have fun while running the senior class concession booth at football games. below: Beth Marchese makes a last minute sale before rushing off to an Honor Society meeting. 139 7TT 6. Oiit outg lass rings, phone calls, a kiss between M classes . . . any of these sound familiar? K They all have to do with that popular tradition known as " going out. " Some teachers, parents, and other forms of authoritative adults tend to say " You ' re too young, why don ' t you date around, play the field. " Many also complain that " going out " at Roosevelt is too much like being engaged. It is not uncommon for couples to last as long as two, three, or even four years. However, as much as the adults argue, the tradition stays the same. But just what is " going out? " One form is an obvious synonym for going steady. The official sign that the two have become a couple is usually his class ring on a chain around her neck. Friends gather in the halls to hear how and when he popped the ques- tion. Now you rarely see one without the other, both in and out of class. Any and all mementoes are collected, from old movie ticket stubs, to rose petals from the prom corsage. The lucky ones that last for years are those who have managed to be both best friends and romantic interests. OK, so what if it ' s not official? Then they ' re not actually " going out, " it ' s more like " seeing each other. " This can range in intensity from being exactly like " going out " to an occasional nod in the halls and a Satur- day night date. Sound complicated? You bet it is! Of course, not all dating at Roosevelt means life long commitment. There are sev- eral examples floating around the halls of couples who were together for a total of ten minutes and then decided to " break up. " And there are also many people who just want a little fun . . . but we won ' t get into that. So what does " going out " at Roosevelt mean exactly? The truth is no one knows for sure. But that ' s all right. If there was some specific pattern to follow, it would seem too much like a homework assignment and not what it was meant for: fun. 140 7TW P " P ' iWipPi opposite page: Senior Liz Kerin and Junior Ken Canfield prove that love knows no class barriers, above left: Gretchen Goth and Scott Bradshaw marked their second anniversa- ry in November ' 86. left: One of the school ' s cutest couples, Matt Olson and Bonnie Bee, cuddle during lunch, top: Jenny Lenihan has worn Todd Dccesare ' s ring for over a year. above: Bill Pederson gives a hug to his " other half, " Junior Gwen Brands. 141 7V Going to the Top of the Charts t yhich rising stars are the ones to m tt watch? Madonna, Tina, Huey, Phil, W w Janet, Bruce, Cyndi, Daryl, Whit- ney, Belinda, also Bon Jovi and Genesis - old friends and new. Skyrocketing to the top: recent hits like " Walk This Way " , " You Give Love a Bad Name " , " Hip to be Square " , and Golden Oldies like " Twist and Shout " , plus movie soundtracks like " Top Gun " and " Stand By Me " . Ballads make a splash with " Amanda " , " All Cried Out " , and " The Next Time I Fall in Love " . Any- thing that ' s in is anything with a beat, a catchy tune, interesting lyrics and images. This year ' s songs are trend-setters: be on the lookout for many more people growing up to be cowboys, being square, wearing shades, showing their true colors (especially blue), and walking like Egyptians. top: The Monkees, the famous TV-Radio group of the 1960 ' s, reunited this year and produced a new single, " That Was Then, This Is Now " . above: Genesis continued their success with a nationwide tour to promote their album, " Invisible Touch " . 1 2 above: Whitney Houston, voted Pop-Female vocalist of the year in 1985, performed across the US to pro- mote her double-platinum album, " Whitney Houston " . right: Joined by vocalist Sammy Hagar, the " new and improved " Van Halen promises to be better than ever. Their new album, " 5150 " boasts a new, exciting pop- rock sound. 143 7V -, so ocV go ng I on ' . „ ano p,ess .9 - f Ur -P - r p acUce and d ta scts. ° " ' : hours and PfJ .ocW. .«.- dvisots £ ections " I ' V ne ? .et room ' ' Nhcte to 9° compute ' , VWhetr do 9« it All The Work That Goes Into It !!! t really depends on which day of the month you walk into the ORBIT year- book room as to what you will find. A slow day will show about twenty girls and two guys eating lunch and gossiping over who went where with whom last Saturday night. But, if you stumble in on a busy day, watch out! The safest place to be is on top of a chair in the furthest corner of the room. Everyone will be flying about at top speed, yelling to each other from across the room, or sitting at an art table erasing frantically while mumbling to herself and anyone else who may be listening. There is an undercur- rent of excitement which sometimes borders on hysteria as the staff works together to meet the deadline. All this happy chaos end- ed in the 272 page book which you have in your hands right now. Each and every member of the yearbook staff has made some type of contribution, whether in doing a page layout or organizing an event such as book sales. Now that the hard work has paid off and they have suc- cessfully completed the best yearbook ever, the only thing left to do is wipe the sweat off the brow, give a sigh of relief,. ..AND start thinking about ORBIT ' 88. 146 top: 1987 ORBIT editors Janet Rua and Kim Snyder check division pages before their final deadline, above: This year ' s staff includes Monica Bagna, Robin Barall, Patty Dawson, Pam Dederer. Bridget Donohue, Ann-Marie Duffy, Jonathan Freier- muth, Pam Hoofnagle, Jennifer Jorgensen, Sharon Kelly, Jill Kuffner, Jenifer Meek, Lynn Morgan, Debbie Murnin, Alison Nyhof, Julie Pattison, Janet Perrino, Cindy Polistena, Jaya Raj, Janet Rua, Jennifer Scchase, Cindy Silverio, Kim Snyder, Joanne Tsung, Kathy Turner, Darren Viani, Kathy White, left: Advisor Mr. King and Davis Studio photographer Bob zero in on students for a few action candids. 147 7V Musical Merry-Go-Round Variety is Key to Bands ' Success M busy and exciting year unfolded for XI the high school ' s band members. The f I Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Ensemble set their musical sights on several goals, and in so doing, experienced the thrill of public performance, recording sessions, and of course, fund raising. After successful culmination of the fall marching season, the musicians switched gears and settled indoors for concert season. Their first avenue of public performance yielded the ever-popular winter concert. The December 21 performance featured all instrumental and choral groups of FDR and offered as a finale the traditional rendition of Handel ' s Messiah, featuring guest conduc- tor, Imre Pallo of the Hudson Valley Philharmonic. Even though the winter concert is one of the more popular musical events each year, band members were able to display their talents in many other ways. Formal concert settings such as the spring concert and grad- uation ceremonies allowed students, par- ents, and friends to hear the pride of Roo- sevelt ' s finest at a time when a year ' s worth of musical maturity had been reached. Many band members participated in rigorous solo and ensemble competitions, All-State and All-County festivals, as well as informal per- formances at Haviland Junior High School, shopping malls, and even the hallowed halls of Roosevelt on opening day and the last day of school in 1986. (Remember the tuba- playing " Santa Claus " and his herd of helpers?) Band members got a taste of what it ' s like to do " take after take " in a grueling record- ing session as they extended their efforts toward a flawless musical performance. The recording was then shipped off to Walt Dis- ney World, Inc. as an audition tape. Direc- tors and students alike are hopeful that the evidence of musicality provided on the tape will result in an invitation to the Magic King- dom in 1988. The trip would be an excellent opportunity for the band to perform and be judged in a festival atmosphere, while repre- senting Hyde Park, New York. A trip of this magnitude, of course, re- quires a substantial finacial commitment. Fund raising, primarily in the form of cheese and sausage, candy and the citrus sale, has been an ongoing non-musical but necessary activity. This year also witnessed the birth of a new entity of musical entertainment in the style and format of a popular Boston Pops con- cert. Entitled " Sounds- A-Plenty " , this ex- travaganza provided a forum for musical fun that was without the constraints of a tradi- tional concert hall setting. The school ' s gym- nasium was transformed into a carnival-like stage that welcomed folks of all ages. Vari- ety was the catch-word of the day, as numer- ous groups performed, including a brass en- semble, flute choir, clarinet ensemble, horn club, and jazz band. Although the focal point was music, a funny diversion was the Admin- istrators ' " Bake-Off " - a culinary competi- tion which auctioned off the high school ad- ministrators ' best gourmet concoctions! right: Patn Spindler and Angela Musante were selected to participate in the 1986 Area All-State Festival which was hosted by Roosevelt. Many guest conductors com- mented that the concert was one of the best organized festivals that they had participated in thanks to the fine efforts of our music department. 148 7JV right: Jesse Herman takes advantage of a study hall to practice some difficult passages in " Instant Concert " in preparation for the SoundsA-Plenty concert. ► Band -s " . Chuck Musante accompanies the chorus on the bone at the winter Holiday Concert below: Suzen iin concentrates on style as the Wind Ensemble " Russian Christmas Music " below: Oboist Keve Wilson was selected to perform with the All-State band at the Concord Hotel in December. 1986. Wind Ensemble personnel are Ray Ackerman, Brian Alnwick, Kerrie Arata, Kim Baker, Rob Bissinger, Debbie Brandl, Kirsten Brown, Susan Brown, Bruce Cain, Debbie Conrad, Kate Dahowski, Barb Dolansky, David Dugan, Ann Marie EIek, Bob Giammatteo, Kevin Haber, Jon Handman, Rachel Handman, Jesse Herman, Teah Householder, Marny Johnson, David Lennon, Hilary Lynch, Rodney Martin, Heather Mihocko, Angela Musante, Nancy Odell, Matt Olson, Adam Pacio, Ray Pullaro, Heidi Roush, Eera Sharma, Pam Spindler, Heather Stamy, Joe Stengle, Laurie VanBenschoten, Ryan Wells, Keve Wilson, Bill Winters. 149 7TT right: Joanne Louie does some quick warm-ups before the beginning of her lesson. below: Shane Knapp peers at the conductor from behind the tuba while trying to remain unobtrusive. Concert Band personnel include Diallo Askew, David Atwereboanda, Matthew Bartoldus, Brendan Behanna, Michael Benfer, Amanda Bosanko, Tricia Bragg, Rachel Brehse, Gina Buglion, Shawn Burke, Scott Coomes, Amanda Crans, Michelle Cussick, Damon Dagos- tino, Adrian Daniels, Faith Darien, Dianne Davis, Stacy Dominguez, Holly Dormeyer, Robert Dudek, Jennifer Erichson, Michelle Ernisse, Jennifer Firlings, Claudine Flowers, Claudine Folks, Melanie Grace, Kristin Gray, Alyson Guiles, Timothy Hannon, Aimee Howies, Heather Jones, Shane Knapp, Monique Legname, Richard Mazzacone, Kevin McClaughlin, Kristin Meek, Michelle Miles, Leanne Millard, Christopher Miller, Darrell Mortier, Rachel Murphy, Michael Ofca, Theresa Rajczi, Jason Rakow, Jamie Robinson, Heidi Roush, Jody Sanford, Christopher Sauer, John Sheldon, Corin Stoll, Gerald Terwilliger, Kevin Thoman, Jennifer Tuan, Scott VanBenschoten, Sailendra Vasireddy, Tara Wade, right: Leanne Millard eyes the music and the baton simultaneously. 150 7V below: Mike Benfer blows his heart out in an attempt to capture the spirit of the holiday season in the " Carol of the Drum " ► Band below: Debbie Conrad plays the clarinet in both the Wind Ensem- ble and the Symphonic Band Many musicians double in both bands, and some have even adopted new instruments to enrich the sound of the Symphonic Band. bers of the Symphonic Band include Ray Ackerman, Lisa Bajcar, Aaron Baker, Robin Barall, Paul Belcher, Debbie Berryann, stine Brandl, Dan Butts, Fred Champion, Antoinette Crescenzo, James Curtis, John Doty, Joe Dudek, Traci Everett, AnnMarie Matt Faivre, Dana Fleming, Peter Frederick, Angela Freer, Jeff Fusaro, Jim Hart, Lynn Heady, Dana Healey, Christine Higgins, ne Holt, Michelle Incorvaia, Chris Johnson, Brandt Jones, Cindy Kasnia, Ed Kowalski, Salvatore Lee, Monica Linton, Joanne Louie, ri Nahlik, Liz Palmatier, Amy Patterson, David Peeling, Manny Pelote, Cheryl Perkins, Kirsten Pritchard, Sean Sambells, Julia Schaff, ■■ Schiller, Richard Shook, Chris Stagnitta, Gina Stoughton, Erin Tierney, Sara Trombley, Kendra Tuttle, Jeff Upright, Judy Walsh, - n Ward, Rob Winters, Nicole Zapata. 151 7T right: Drum Major Angola Musanti ' leads the band in a half limo show from the bleachers during the final horn, football game of the season against Arlington Despite freezing temperatures and a shortage of musicians, t band still managed a rousing performance below: .Jeff Upright keeps his eyes on the game and his mind on i music as the football team makes a futile attempt to score against Spring Valley below: Chris Stagnitta. Traci Everett, and La to ignore the cold and concentrate on their A ■■ ' - . ■iWi »tii " ■ i ■ V v i ' «3 friu h . 1 Marching Bmid Personnel Ray Ackerman. Brian Alnwkl . Kerrie Arala, Monica Bagna. Lisa Bajcar. Aaron Baker. Kim Baker, Robin Barajl. Paul Belcher. Debbie Berryann. Rob Blsslnger. Christine Brandl. Debbie Brand]. Klrsten Brown. Susan Brown. Dan Butts, Bruce Cain. Fred Champion. [ ebble Conrad, l ura Cooper. Antoinette Crescenzo. Jim Curtis. Kate Dahowskl. Denlse Delorenzo. Barb Dolansky, John Doty. Joe Dudek. Dave Dugan. Traci Everett! Lisa Fablsh. Matt Falvre. Dana Fleming. Leah Fleming. Peter Frederick. Angela Freer. Jeff Fusaro. Bob Glammalleo. Kevin Haber, Jon Handman. Jim Hart. Lynn Heady. Dana Healey. Jesse Herman. Christine Higglns. Darlcne Holt. Michelle Horan. Teah Householder. Michelle Incorvala. Chris Johnson. Marny Johnson (Drum Maior). Brandt Jones. Cindy Kasnia. Sharon Kelly Ed Kowalskl. Sal Lee. David Lennon. Glenn Lewis, Monica Linton. Kevin Long! Hilary Lynch, Rodney Marlin. Tracy Merrlhew. Heather Mlhocko. Debbie Murnin, Angela Musanle (Drum Major). Chuck Musanle. Joann Nahllk, Nancy Odell. Matt Olson, Adam Paclo. LU Palmatler. Amy Patterson, David Peeling, Manny Pelole, Cheryl Perkins, Janet Perrino, Ray Pullaro. Heidi Roush, Sean Sambells, Julia Schaff. Pal Schiller. Ecra Sharma. Rich Shook. Pam Splndler, Chris Slagnitta. Heather Stamy. Joe Slengle. Gina Stoughton. Jerry Terwilllger. Erin TIerney, Sara Trombley, Kendra Turtle. Jeff Upright, Laurie VanBenscholen, Judy Walsh. Jason Ward. Ryan Wells, Kathy While. Keve Wilson. Bill Winters, Rob Winters, Nicole Zapata Dlnctora Mr Gerald Conkiln, Mr Robert Knox, Misi Pal Walk r 152 Marching Band Going Public rhc F.D.R. Presidents ' Marching Band has managed to increase its exposure and add to its accumulative honors this year. The 1986-87 season was highlight- ed by trips to Toronto, the United Nations, and Ossining, as well as an impressive field show. The band ' s participation in the Toronto International Music Festival from April 10- 13, 1986, was perhaps the most significant and successful event. Musicians finally real- ized the profits of cheese, sausage, fruit, and M M sales as they boarded buses for a leisurely twelve hour ride to their destina- tion. The Festival marked the first time that our band has performed outside of the Unit- ed States. The group performed not only for adjudicators, but for students at the Earl Haig Secondary School. Music students also attended instrumental group clinics. Of course, the trip was not all work and no play. Memorable aspects of the weekend included visits to Niagra Falls, the Ontario Science Centre, Eaton Centre - a shopper ' s paradise, Ed ' s Italian Restaurant, and partic- ularly the CN Tower. At the Tower, the group experienced the " Tour of the Uni- verse " . Students and chapcrones were given computerized, 3-D security passes; they were carefully screened, and then they en- tered the transition elevator which was the quickest means of reaching the year 2019. Now in the proper time frame and the prop- er frame of mind, the travelers boarded the space shuttle to embark on a fantastic jour- ney to Jupiter. When the band finally came back down to earth, it was time to begin preparations for the fall season. On September 16, the band traveled to the United Nations in New York for the start of the World Peace Run. In New York, the band played with the United Na- tions Symphony Orchestra and also accom- panied Bruce Jenner ' s first steps of the Peace Run, playing " Let There Be Peace On Earth " . Despite the fact that this invita- tion was quite an honor, most of the band members felt that this trip was a waste of time because of a chaotic lack of organiza- tion in New York and because T-shirt prices were exorbitant. At the Ossining Festival of Bands, Opus VI, the band had a new opportunity to show off its elaborate field show which was de- signed by director, Robert Knox. F.D.R. ' s band was one of the highlights of the festival which featured ten other area high school groups including Miss Pat Walker ' s former school, Walter Panas. It was Miss Walker ' s idea to take the band to Ossining, and the musicians thoroughly enjoyed the friendly atmosphere of the festival in which bands were adjudicated based solely upon their own merit. The band ' s field show, entitled " America ' s Heritage, America ' s Music " , featured the Revolutionary War song, " Chester March " , the popular " Separate Lives " , jazz number " Birdland " , and a patri- otic culmination with Neil Diamond ' s " America " . The show was graphically com- plex with the formation of a heart during " Separate Lives " and the feature of a jazz combo in front for " Birdland " . Props added tremendous impact to the show; the color guard adopted painted wooden saxophones to jazz up " Birdland " , and the triggering of flashes at the end of " Separate Lives " inten- sified the romantic atmosphere that the song projected. Well, after a highly successful year, the marching band has no intention of stopping, and directors and musicians look forward to an equally successful parade season in the spring. 1S3 7V It Goes (Something Like ThicS... rirst period orchestra rehearsal goes something like this: early arrivals flock to the heater where they perch until the command is given to take out instru- ments. Even then, some stragglers linger for a moment to warm up their fingers and learn their vocabulary words. Rehearsal starts with the droning of an " A " , and musicians tune their instruments. " Problem instru- ments " are quickly singled out for immedi- ate attention, and before long, rehearsal is in full swing. The sounds that issue out of the room vary from the classical sounds of Mendels- sohn ' s " Midsummer Night ' s Dream " to the showy " West Side Story " , from the majestic " Great Gate of Kiev " to Pachelbel ' s " Canon " which is faintly reminiscent of a G.E. soft white lightbulb commercial. Diffi- cult passages are repeated until sickly strains are transformed to polished tones, and the results are evident in the finished product, the concert performance. Last year ' s concerto competition winners, Rachel and Jon Handman both drew standing ova- tions from Spring Concert crowds. The Con- certo Competition provides students with the unique opportunity of performing a solo with orchestral accompaniment, and concer- to performances have become the highlight of the orchestra ' s repertoire. Although the orchestra is only comprised of fifteen string players, the addition of winds to form a full symphonic orchestra adds to the power of the group ' s sound. New director Miss Patricia D ' Ambrosio said that she is " really excited to be working with high school students, " and this year ' s or- chestra has certainly proved that it can gen- erate excitement through its performances. above; Vernon Lee concentrates on a difficult run in Moussorg- sky ' s " Great Gate of Kiev " . 154 7n ► Orchestra left: On Hcillowi ' i ' n. music soolhi-s savflge be.ists or innocent cats like violinist, Bonnie Bee. below: Rachel Handman leads the first violins in the opening measures of " Midsummer Night ' s Dream " . below: Adam Pacio, Hilary Lynch. Kim Snyder, Kira Blumberg. and Monica Bagna were chosen to participate in this year ' s Area All State Festival which was held at Roosevelt Orchestra members include Brian Alnwick. Monica Bagna. Kim Baker, Bonnie Bee, Rob Bissinger, Kira Blumberg, Bruce Cain. Gia Cavellini, Brent Danzig, Barb Dolansky. Dave Dugan. Leah Fleming. Bob Giammatteo, Damon Grace, Jon Handman, Rachel Handman, Jesse Herman, Chris Johnson, Marny Johnson, Vernon Lee, Hilary Lynch. Paul Madory. Damon Moore, Angela Musante, Matt Olson. Adam Pacio. Peter Pinch. Heidi Roush. Kim Snyder. Pam Spindler. Kirstie Tuttle. Laurie VanBenschoten. Keve Wilson, Bill Winters. Rob Winters. left: Jon Handman (cello). Vernon Lee (violin), and Kira Blumberg (viola) were selected to participate in the 1986 All-Stale festival which was held at the Concord Hotel in December. 155 7V Going Up the Scale " Roll call! " " One " " Two " " ...oh sorry, three! " And so starts another day in Mrs. Wool- ever ' s chorus, as each person says their as- signed number for attendance. But wait, there ' s more: this is only one of the strange and unusual customs. For those who have been in Chorus be- fore, the first day of school is a nice return to the rhythm of warming up and getting down to work. It is the " rookies " who are in for a shock. No one could accuse Mrs. Woolever ' s classes of being boring or tedious. There is always something to giggle about, whether it is the jokes and expressions of the teacher or the antics of the more colorful students. And naturally singing " Bo-buh-bay-buh-boo- buh-bee-buh-bah-bah " or familiar songs on a " dah " while bouncing up and down on the off-beat is good for a laugh. But even with all the good times, the rookies soon came to realize, through Mrs. Woolever ' s teaching and class participation, that the voice is the most difficult and complicated instrument. The students all work hard to become better singers and there are dozens of things to learn, from sight reading to proper breathing. When not leading the chorus in a round of " My Country ' Tis of Thee " Mrs. Woolever manages to include something new in the curriculum every year. Last spring it was the highly successful play Trial by Jury by Gil- bert and Sullivan. This year the chorus will try a review of Broadway songs and a jcizz piece entitled The Creation. Everyone looks forward to these performances as a chance to do something out of the ordinary, with solo opportunity. For a few lucky students, the hard work pays off when they are accepted to the ex- tras such as All-County and Area All-State. Of course, the real biggies are Hartwick and All State. This year Roosevelt made a name for itself by sending a total of thirteen stu- dents to Hartwick and three to All State, which is more than any other school in the county. Not to brag or anything, but Roose- velt made a name for itself by not only send- ing so many students, but also for being the best prepared, thanks to Mrs. Woolever. If any of the above activities sounds like fun to you the reader, and you aren ' t afraid of work, why not think about signing up ? As Mrs. Woolever points out, " We need more singers.. .WE NEED MEN! iiyi% i ' Wmy 7V 3r ► Chorus lower left corner: Members of the FDR Chorus include Sopranos • Develyn Anson, Dawn Arrigale, Carrie Beneway, Kira Blumberg, Nicole Boissonneault, Cynthia Callahan, Jaclyn Casey, Laura Cooper, Stephanie Dauley, Den- yce Delorenzo, Dayna Farmer, Lauren Ferdi- nand, Rachel Handman, Christine Higgins, An- nie Holt, Cassie Hults, Amy Johnson, Marny Johnson, Kelly LaFalce, Janet Louie, Joanne Louie, Debbie Murnin, Mario Murphy, Jennifer Nicholson, Joanne Ratchford, Heidi Roush, Jen- nifer Russell, Miranda Szuts, Kelly Williams Al- tos - Bonnie Bee, Jennifer Bowen, Francine Can- teen, Beth Cashdollar, Lisa Fabish, Alisyn Gaffney, Lisa Gonzalez, Bette Hutchinson, Julie Labarr, Kristin Lown, Hilary Lynch, Siobhan Martinko, Angela Musante, Peg O ' Connor Yvonne Potter, Deborah Preston, Lisa Prince Lisa Raine, Heidi Sagendorph, Wendy Salazar Laura Sauls, Christine Vail, Laura VanBenscho ten, Kathryn White, Keve Wilson Tenors - Rob ert Bissinger. Michael Clark, Brian Green, Jona than Handman, Brian O ' Leary, Adam Pacio Darren Viani Basses ■ Kevin Boyce, Bruce Cain George Day, John Doty, David Dugan, William Hoffman, Matthew Olson, George Pelote, Ray Pullaro, Pat Schiller, Jerry Terwilliger opposite page: Hartwick Choral Festival Kira Blumberg Bruce Cain Mike Clark John Doty Lisa Fabish Lauren Ferdinand Marny Johnson bottom left: All-State Lauren Ferdinand Ray Pullaro All-Eastern Ray Pullaro bottom right: Area All-State Bob Bissinger Kevin Boyce Bruce Cain Mike Clark Lisa Fabish Lauren Ferdinand Marny Johnson Hilary Lynch Matt Olson Ray Pullaro Heidi Roush Pat Schiller Kathryn White Heidi Roush Ray Pullaro Lisa Raine Joanne Ratchford Heidi Roush Pat Schiller Laurie VanBenschoten Kathryn White AFS SADD: Messages Go A Long Way rhis year ' s AFS got off to a wonderful start with its new advisor, Mr. Targia. The membership has increased, and with this increase has come many new ideas. The club continued with its traditional acti- vites such as the Annual Bake Sale, the Christmas Dinner, the Carnations Sale, and a candy sale. However, this year, with the encouragement of their advisor and the help of the membership, they were able to make a very exciting addition to their calendar, the Homecoming float. Although the project took hours to complete, it also brought those who participated closer relationshi ps and recognition as the first club to partici- pate in and to place in the float competition. This year marks the last year that most of the membership will be here to participate in AFS. President Athena Eastwood said, " I leave a hope for future classes that they will sec and understand the goals and ideals of the club. It ' s not just a club..., it ' s an ideal for international understanding and peace. " above right: AFS • Michelle Anifant, Robin Barall, Sue Bartoldus, Amy Brotherton, Lauren Carroll, Richard Carroll, Laura Cooper, Edna Coste, Gisele Coste, Dianne Davis, Athena Eastwood, Lisa Fabish, Peter Gaffney, Shelley Gallante, Lori Greene, Tracy Holines, Sabrina Hussain, Kerry Jacobi, Trish Jones, Denise Killoran, Lori Morgan, Brian O ' Leary, Christine Pas- trana, George Pelote, Lottie Ruble, Roberta Roach, Heather Robertson, Lisa Rodgers, Repekka Roininen, Alicia Rowe, Veronica Rowe, Heidi Sagendorph, Phil Smith, Kim Snyder, Nikki Tippa, Roxanne Vampatella, Melissa Westover, Kathryn White right: S.A.D.D. displayed this accident vehicle at Roo- sevelt as a shocking reminder of the consequences of drunk driving. 158 7n Students Against Driving Drunk (S.A.D.D.) - Gina Bug- lion. Kim Arena, Dawn Arrigale, Sarah Bugosh, Mau- reen Brennan, Edna Coste, Cindy Craig, Athena Eastwood, Shelley Gallante, Tracy Holmes, Bernadette Joseph, Lars Lifrak, Andy Lewis, Kelly McKay, Carrie McPherron, Lori Morgan, Angela Musante, John Pul- laro, Lottie Ruble, Rachel VanSlyke lark Albcrtson, Chip Allen, Brian Alnwick, Jennifer Alphonse, Lisa Anderson, Brad Andros, Eric Andros, Kevin Andros, Peter Andros, Kerrie rata. Cynthia Arico, Jennifer Baker, Laurie Barnum, Marcy Barnum, Robert Betts, Matt Bialosuknia, Deena Bodo, Mike Bocchino, Jon Boice, ason Bombardieri, Christin Borg, Raymonc Bourbeau, Danielle Bowen, Jenny Bowen, Eric Brady, Kim Bragg, Jay Brands, Kristcn Brown, Kevin urns. Ken Canfield, Lori Capellini, Edwin Carino, John Carson, Jackie Casey, Mike Cimorelti, Jenny Cleveland, Kim Cleveland, Lisa Coffey, Rich ' oUins, Kevin Connors, Stephanie Corcoran, Ron Corrado, Angela Coscio, Lee Costanza, Jennifer Curran, Michelle Cussick, John Cutanelli, Eric ■zcch, Pete Dahowski, Charles Damante, Lewis Darrow, Janine Dclahanty, Arthur DeCarlo. Steven DeLong, Antonia Distefano, Tim Donohue, hristine Dormeycr, Holly Dormeycr, David Doyle, Jeff Dropauer, Bob Dudek. Joe Dudek. Ann-Marie Duffy, Dave Dugan, Michael Edson, Stefanie Iderkin, Denisc Ellmer, Jim Enkler, Jennifer Erichson, Susan Etu, Nancy Fairchild, Siobain Flaherty, Matt Flanagan, Claudine Flowers, Marc lusche, Michelle Foglia, Peter Frederick, Brandon Gamble, Lisa Giammattco, Bob Gross, Carmen Hanaburgh, Katie Hannon, Mary Hannon, James jlart, Lynn Heady, Dzina Healey, Jesse Herman, April Hitchcock, Wendy Hitchcock, Darlene Holt, Nicole Hoppes, Darren Hummel, Sabrina lussain, Andrew Igoe, John Igoe, Tim Jackson, Kelly Jan, Jennifer Jorgensen, Kelly Jones, Bryan Kendall, Denise Killoran, Theda Koffroth, Tracy jeller. Wally Koch, Jeff Kuffncr, Jill Kuffner, Dawn Ladanyi, Vernon Lee, Christy Leiand, Stephen Lewis, Joshua Lifrak, Gregory Lolbl, Jennifer ong, Kevin Long, Matt Lurie. Sunil Malhotra, Michael Matthews, Beth Marchese, Jeffrey Maybaum, Ted Mayen, Amy McCagg, Lynnae McCartney, ary McClcan, Sharon McCormack, Tracey McCullock, David McDonnell, Erin Mclntyre, Chad Medcroft, Tracey Merrihew, Heather Metrando, jylc Miesfeldt, Matthew Millard, Scan Morem, Lindsay Morgan, Tom Mullen, Chris Murphy, John Murphy, Meg Murray, Angela Musante. Chuck llusantc. John Myers, Jennifer Nicholson. Tom Noto, Brian Ogdcn, Tara O ' Lcary. Kristina Oles, Jessica Olker, Thomas Orr, Annette Pacio, Markie jaganelli. Jennifer Palmer, John Patierno, Steve Patterson, Scott Pitcher, Theresa Rajczi, Jason Rakow, Pat Ray, Jason Reichgut, Nick Renbeck, jlike Ritchie. Tony Rotolo, John Ruhland, Christa Rudowski, Tina Rudowski, Heather Russell, Jody Sanford, Tom Sanford, Maria Sarayno, Kathleen ausc, Chris Sauer, Mike Scanlon, Laurie Schaefer, Julie Schaff, Roderick Sembrano, Sheryl Sembrano, Bill Shaw, Jackie Sidote, Beth Sieverding. arl Silvcrio, Cindy Silverio, Chris Smith, Ian Smith, Jenny Smith, Phil Smith, Bryan Soden, Matt Soper. Heather Stamy, Gina Stoughton, Jessica :ofa. Joseph Stokes, Christian Storck- Petersen, Dave Straub, Sharon Sutka. Richard Sweet, Robert Sweet, Stephen Szymanski, Matt Talbot, Sue as. Dana Taylor, Donna Taylor, Theresa Taylor, David Thitchener, Jerry Thitchener, Wayne Thompsctt. Matt Tomemocy, Joe Tomaszewski, Kevin uitle, Tuan Tygart, John Vana, Richard VanOrden, Kristie Vertullo. Rich Wager. Ken Weber, Sue Webster, Henry Wengier, Brian Wengrofsky, ikki Wengrofsky, Tara Whalen. Phil Williams, Toar Winter, Ken Witter, Bryan Woods, Adrienne Yih G voT vv y .■ ?! |1 V c V »- Going to Press j ore and more, the Epigram, our nil school newspaper, is becoming an f important source of information and entertainment for much of the student body. Its conscientious and efficient staff pulls together to create an interesting and informative issue each month. The Epigram keeps us updated on school athletics, activi- ties, academics, and gives recognition to out- standing people in particular areas. Also among the Epigram articles arc movie re- views, music statistics, and controversial stu- dent-teacher issues. Last year, the Epigram added a popular personals section in which F.D.R. students can place ads. The month- ly issue of the Epigram is worthwhile reading for anyone who is interested in what ' s new?, who loves who?, or what ' s going on at Roosevelt? Members of the Epigram staff are Kimberly Baker, Tom Bassano, Bonnie Bee, Mike Clark, Brent Danzig, Zach Dauis, Atf Eastwood, Ann Marie Elek. Jeff Fusaro, Doug Galbreatfi, Christine Germane, Christopher Johnson, Lars Lifrak, Tr. Merrihew, Lori Morgan, Peg O ' Connor, Heather Robertson, Laura Sauls, Shannon Smith, Kim Snyder, Robert Winte m. r A ' J above; Mr. Briggs discusses picture selection with Shannon Smi IbO 7n top le{t:Tracey Merrihew takes a break from collating the latest issue of the Epigram, top right: Bonnie Bee works on stripping a negative for the October issue of the Epigram, above: Lori Morgan and Lars Lifrak proofread an article with editor-in-chief, Ann Marie Elek. ► Epigram Peer Fire Ice Math iv: The following students attended the Peer Leadership Getaway at Fahnstock: Michelle Anifant, Monica na, Kim Baker, Debbie Brandl, Yolanda Bridgeman, Ann Marie EIek, Nancy Fairchild, Trish Jones, Saundra isay, Hilary Lynch, Tracey Merrihew, Amy Misove, Janna Morgan, Lori Morgan, Nancy Newcomb, Amy ;erson, Amanda Szuts, Roxanne Vampatella, Kirsten Pritchard, Jennifer Rock, Lisa Rodgers, Nicole Zapata, ' 1 Bassano, Jason Buckley, Martin Green, Jim Holt, Chris Jones, Damon Kozul, Damon Moore, George Pelote, T Pinch, Mike Rand, Steve Sadoski. bottom: Fire Ice members are Mike Clark, Zach Davis, Ann Marie EIek, Fabish, Lance Hannon, Ted Hannon, Trisha Jones, Pauline Kazolias, Kelly Mack, Damon Moore, Lorl Morgan, Issy Pastrana, Heather Robertson, Lisa Rodgers, Laura Sauls. below: Math League participants include Tina Amodeo, Michelle Anifant, Debbie Brandl, Liz Chae, Dan Crouse, Zachary Davis, Athena Eastwood, Nathaniel Hieter, Sabrina Hussain, Chris John- son, Jason Leiyveld, David Lennon, Greg LoibI, Sunil Malhotra, Lori Morgan, Chun Park, John Pullaro, Jaya Raj. bottom: Mr. Villanti, George Pelote, and Kim Baker discuss plans for the Peer Leadership excursion with participants. top right: SGO Officers ■ Pres.. Denise Killoran; Vice Pres., Sherry Sammarco; Secretary. Joanne Ratchford; Treasurer, Bruce Cain; Stu- dent Senator, Faith SanFelice; activities Co-chairperson, Dave Lever- age and Cindy Killoran (missing), middle right: Senior Officers ■ Pres., Jeff Maybaum; Vice Pres., Lynley Chandler; Secretary, Antoi- nette Stickter; Treasurer, Sue Stelmach. right bottom: Sophomore Officers • Pres., Dawn Stewart; Vice Pres., Jennifer Smith; Secretary, Joanne Tsung; Treasurer, Heather Mihocko. top left: Junior Officers - Pres., Beth Marchese; Vice Pres., Tracy Canavan; Secretary, Tracy Sheer (missing); Treasurer, Adrienne Yih above: Freshman Officers ■ Pres., Tara Wade; Vice Pres., Michelle Po ' -- ' - ' Secretary, Heather Stamy; Treasurer, Jody Sanford. 162 7V V below: Lynley Chandlfr. Jeff Maybaum, and Zachary Davis talk over imporlant matters in the SGO office. ► SGO AV S - GO! tudcnt government has two main C parts: the five officers of the student V government and the officers from each of the four classes. The class officers are elected in June and keep their positions for a year. However, a change was made in the Constitution this year which allowed for student government elections to be held in December. An election was held in Decem- ber of 1986, and five new officers were appointed. Besides this change pertaining to elections, other changes were made in the Constitution this year. The SGO charter was written several years ago to insure that cer- tain rules would be permanent. It was re- vised this year to allow for a new office in the SGO, that of student senator. The stu- dent senator, when elected, is a freshman who acts as a liaison between the freshman class and the student government. Other re- visions were made including changes in the articles concerning homeroom reps. The SGO meets several times a week during fourth period which is usually a lunch or free period for the officers. Election to the SGO is not only an honor, but a responsibility that should be taken seriously by its members. 1 n 1 1 ■L " 1 H ■ 1 r 7 1 M 1 Wk ' M • m 1 I H HMfyi H i 1 B ' l 1 ) t kI F — n n wk ■ ■IBI above: AV Crew Advisors. M K Marquardt and Tom O ' Connor; Crew, Ken Bendix. John Pisanelli. Glen Finkle. left: Liem Huynh does the AV people a favor by returning a borrowed filmstrip projector. 163 below: Donald Miller and Dawn Dolfinger work togeth- er to upkeep the flora in the greenhouse, right: The Dutchess Technical Center provides students like Ber- nie Herzfeld with practical skills that they can put to use after graduation. Going Technical rhe world has become a high-tech soci- ety, demanding skillful, specialized workers. The Dutchess Technical and Occupational Center provides students with these important skills. Presently, about 100 Roosevelt students are involved in many of the programs offered at the center. The most commonly taken courses are auto mechanics, cosmetology, and food services. The programs involve juniors and seniors in both morning and afternoon sessions. The Capstone system allows second semester se- niors to work part-time in their specific area. Recently, the Center has seen an increase in membership - about twenty more people are attending this year than last year. For gradu- ates, the search for jobs is somewhat easier because of the demand for trained workers. Although participants in this program are concentrating on certian specific talents, they are still full-time students and they must fulfill their graduation requirements. Valerie Harding types away on a Dictaphone. 164 ► Dutchess Tech left: Dana Hymel prepares a meal as part of the food service program, below: There are close to one hundred Roosevelt students attending the Dutchess Tech Center this year including seniors: Jeromie Anderson, Lisa Bajcar, Cecelia Bas- sano, Jennifer Billig, Donna Cady, Chris Davis, Kenny Davis, Dawn Dolfinger, Alisha Farrier, Glen Finkle, Brendan Flaherty, Valerie Harding, Bernard Herzfeld, Arthur Hite, Scott Hues, Dana Hymel, Carmella Imperali, Sherri Lambe, Thai Le, Donald Miller, Elizabeth Palmer, Kelly Parker, Matthew Peace, David PerottI, Scott Rajczi, John Shook, Lisa Stencel, Richard Vik, Jill Whearty Chris Davis checks under the hood during an auto mechanics class. Carmella Imperati and Lisa Bajcar practice hairstyling in their cosmetology class. 165 7V lubs and activities are a vehicle for i exercising one ' s mind, muscle, or trig- V ger finger. The Peer Tutor program consists of volunteer students who feel that they are proficient enough in a given subject to be of help in explaining it to others. The career club is in its second year at Roosevelt. It is designed to help those students who are unsure as to their career plans. This year, the club plans to initiate a program of on-the- job training for some of its members. " Pic- tures galore " is what the photography club is all about, so if a flash suddenly goes off in your face, don ' t be rattled. The weightlifting club meets after school, and members push their muscles to the max in attempts to in- crease their strength. Of course, for those interested in keeping up with new technol- ogy, the computer club welcomes one and all. right: Peer tutors Jennifer Smith and Jennifer Baker discuss lessons before their tutoring sessions, above right: Peer Tu- tors include Paula Albcrtson, Michelle Anifant, Monica Bagna, Jennifer Baker, Laurie Barnum, Debbie Brandl, Kirsten Brown, Ed Carino, Rich Carroll. Buffy Corkcry. Jenny Dillon. Erich Dingman. Ann-Marie Duffy, Marc Fluschc, Stacy Galbrcath, Kathy Gleeson. Damon Grace, Evan Grace. Erin Heady. Melissa Helman, Jonathan Homan. Nicole Hoppes, Sabrina Hussain, Kim Kennedy, Jill Kuffncr. Lisa LaPolt, Jason Leiyvcld. Jenni- fer Long, Rodney Martin, Tracey Merrihew. Matt Millard, Deb- bie Murnin, Alison Nyhof, Karen O ' Connor. Pat O ' Hara, Brian O ' Leary, Chun Park, Julie Pattison. John Pullaro, Lisa Raine, Roberta Roach, Alicia Rowe, Chad Rymph, Julia Schaff, Kath- leen Shea, Cindy Silverio. Jenny Smith, Kim Snyder. Kathy Turner, Bill Vann, Kristie Vertullo, Henry Wengicr, Kelly Wil- liams. Toar Winter. Robert Wood, Adricnne Yih. above: Career Club member Rich Carroll checks some information on the guidance computer for advisor, Mr Kamin above right: Career club mem- bers are Damon Grace, Damon Moore, Eric Syler, Patrick O ' Hara, Rich Carroll. Jen Seehase, Tina Amodeo, and Chris Rajczi. right: Members of the Photography Club include Liz Chae. Tom Coone. Damon D ' Agostino, Adrian Daniels, Pam Dederer. Krista Greenhill, Trisha Jones. Brian Lewis, Chun Park. Peter Perricci. Peter Pinch. Pat Ray. Sue Ray, Lisa Rodgers. and Melissa Tompkins.. 166 7TT Peer Tutors Career Comp Weight Photo above: Brandon Gamble spots as John Pa- tierno benches a heavy weight, above left: Phil Maldonado works to strengthen his arms as Chris Braker spots. k i above left: Welghtlifters include Hank Abramson, Chris Braker, Jay Brands. Chris Broner, Jim Buzga, Ken Canfield, Tim Cockerham, Kevin Connors, Angela Coscio. Ron Corrado, Eric Czech, Chaz Damante, Todd Delorenzo, Endymion Faulkner, Brian Ferdinand, Marc Flusche, Brandon Gamble, Tyrone Glover, Dan Hart, Tim Jackson, Tim Johnson, Roy Johnson, John Igoe, Dan Kirkhus, John Kurth. Dave Leverage, Greg Loibl. Tom Long. Phil Maldonado, Mark Mayo. John Myers, Brian O ' Leary, Adam Pacio, John Patierno, Jeff Pierce, Steve Scano, Matt Soper, Dan Steele, Dave Straub, Kelly Stroman, Dave Thitchener, Gerald Thitchener, Rob Sweet. Mike Vertullo. Phil Williams, Karen Wilson, Ken Witter. Robert Wood. Brian Woods. Mike Zumbrook. above: Computer Club members arc Brian Buyrk, Dan Crouse, Pam Hoofnagle, Sal Lee. Chun Park, Peter Pinch, Steve Sadoski. Peter Sorce, Noel Spilbor. Joe Stengel. left: Brian Buyrk demonstrates his skills at a meeting of the computer club. 167 Going Forward Honor Society Inspires Future Leaders rhe National Honor Society of 1986- 1987 took on a new look. With Rog- er Wells as advisor and a new slate of officers, the society began in the summer to plan the events for the year. They would be centered around leadership and the theme: " To lead is to inspire; to inspire is to serve. " The program was begun under the assump- tion that members of the NHS were not inducted on the basis of leadership ability, but rather their leadership potential. With the knowledge of leadership that the mem- bers were exposed to this year through the speaker symposium, it is hoped that they will be more prepared and confident in lead- ing others. Kicking off the symposium on leadership for the Honor Society was IBM Management Trainer Kay Best. This event was covered not only by the local newspapers, but also by WTZA-TV. Ms. Best talked to the group, which consisted of the membership, faculty, administrators, and representatives from other schools, on leadership styles. The movie Twelve O ' Clock High provided exam- ples of the results of effective and ineffective leadership. Welcoming our new inductees was Su- preme Court Justice Albert M. Rosenblatt, who spoke on the " pursuit of pure excel- lence. " His presentation referred to avoid- ance of corruption and egotism on the part of a leader. A representative from the busi- ness world, Mr. Richard Leonard of Central Hudson, spoke on " Leadership and the Su- perlative Coach, " giving practical examples of leadership in the world. Senator Jay P. Rolison was also a guest of the National Honor Society. He spoke on the role the press is playing in molding political leaders, and the need for every voter to take the initiative to find out what each candidate really stands for. This was followed by an enthusiastic question and answer period be- tween the audience and the senator. Mr. Peter Rainey from Vassar College also took part in the symposium. He spoke on the leadership steps that many of us will be tak- ing next fall as we leave high school. True leadership is the total dedication to the fulfillment of a purpose. This dedication must take precedence over even the leader himself. -Ray Pullaro, President In today ' s society, the desire to serve and help those around you is paramount in com- parison with life ' s competitive nature. As soon as this desire is lost, society will degen- erate into a competitive survival of the fit- test. One of the tasks of the NHS is to impress this ideal upon others. -Brian Ferdinand, Vice President Character is a quality that everyone devel- ops to a certain degree, and I am looking forward to seeing our new inductees as well as the present members strengthen their character by demonstrating such qualities as reliability, honesty, and sincerity. -John Pullaro, Junior Vice President Service can be expressed in various ways. It is the pattern on which we have worked and the foundation on which future great- ness must be built. Willingness to give ser- vice for the benefit of those in need is one quality we seek in our membership. -Paula Albertson, Secretary This year, the NHS has become a viable force within our school and community. With new funds and a real sense of motiva- tion, we hope to continue to do our best to present the qualities of leadership, scholar- ship, character, and service in a way that will i be both educational and entertaining for all i involved. -Athena Eastwood, Treasurer above: Jenny Smith and Athena Eastwood schedule parent-teacher conferences during the Open House. right: State Senator Jay P. Rolison speaks with Brian Ferdinand and Ray Pullaro before his presentation to the Honor Society. 168 7V ► National Honor Society above left: Rodney Martin tries to keep up with his studies while still offering to volunteer for the Honor Society at the Open House. NHS members are required to complete two ours of school or community service per month, above: Soph- omores ■ Raymond Ackerman, Tina Amodeo, Michelle Anifant, lennifer Baker, Robin Barall, Marcy Barnum, Joanna Beatty, limberly Bragg, Christopher Broner, Brian Buryk, Michael Ca- ill, Zachary Davis, Erich Dingman, Ann-Marie Duffy, Martin Sreen, Jeff Hadtey, Mary Hannon. Melissa Helman, Darlene iolt, Pam Hoofnagle, Alison Keller, David Lennon, Hilary .ynch, Sunil Malhotra, Janna Morgan. Lynn Morgan, David ' eeling, Jennifer Riva, Veronica Rowe, Chad Rymph, Heidi Agendorph, Faith SanFetice, Julia Schaff, Gloria Schuhknecht, lennifer Seehase, Jennifer Smith, Dawn Stewart, Joanne Tsung, Roxanne Vampatella, Collette Vertullo, Darren Wod- dnski middle: Juniors ■ Peter Andros, Susan Battlsta, Chrlsto- )her Braker, Kirsten Brown, Edwin Carino. Debbie Conrad, idna Coste, Eric Czech, Peter Dahowskl, Michael Dawson, ' atricia Dawson, Pamela Dederer, Jennifer Dillon, Timothy )onohue, Lisa Fablsh, Marc Flusche, Debi Forshey, Jonathan relermuth, Stacy Galbreath, Damon Grace, Sabrina Hussain, 3mar KazI, Jill Kuffner, Jason Leiyveld, David Leverage, Lars Lifrak. Greg Lolbl, Melissa Lueken. Paul Madory, Beth Marche- le, Rodney Martin. Garrett McClean, David McDonnell, Sean Mclntyre, Matthew Millard, John Myers, Cynthia Polistena, John Pullaro. Nicholas Renbeck, Roberta Roach, Heather Rus- sell, Sheryl Sammarco, Roderick Sembrano, Carl Silverio, Bry- an Soden, Edward Spaight, Patrick Timmons, Kathleen Turner, William Vann, Kevin Waters, Henry Wengier, Christopher Wo- lek, Adrienne Yih top: Seniors - Paula Albertson, Andrea Allen, Suchi Amin, Monica Bagna. Laurie Bamum, Debbie Brand!, Amy Brotherton. Bruce Cain, Eric Cerniglia, Elizabeth Chae. Jennifer Church, Buffy Corkcry, Daniel Crouse, James Curtis, Bridget Donohue, David Dugzm, Karen Dunfee, Athena Eastwood, Ann Marie Elek, Brian Ferdinand, Matt Flanagan, Kathleen Gleeson, Peter Golnek, Evan Grace, Katie Hannon, Nathzuilel Hieter, Kevin Holt, Jonathan Hom2m, Nicole Hop- pes. Christopher Johnson, Elizabeth Kerin, Martin Klepeis, Da- mon Kozul, Laurie Krissler, Lisa LeJ olt, Kevin Long, Laura Lueken, Tracey Merrihew, Debbie Murnin, Angela Musante. Karen O ' Connor, Nancy Odell, Brian O ' Leary, Chun Park, Julie Pattlson. Janet Perrino, Ray PuUaro. Nikkl Rabidou, Lisa Raine, Jaya Ra), Heather Robertson, Janet Rua, Alicia Rowe, Christa Rudowski, Stephen Sadoski, Tom Sanford. Cindy Sil- verio, Kim Snyder, Sue Stelmach, Antoinette Stickler, Kristie Vertullo, Laurie VanBenschoten, Nikki Wengrofsky, Kathy White 169 1-- , „ the court, o ' hctbet» ° " e Hudson, ■ ilff the V e d,° " 7on thence. tntV e9--°;: waVson • .veU athletes « .,„,ns to ' f the P VS ;,,,ement o ' 1 earned the e c p. TheV « ,od the . u s ios- co-P %°oreve - ::::. nsh-.P amonS t Pf , thtou9 o " ., -m9 ' i« ' ' ' 1 ' .emaln- :;raveiad- P ' " ' ' h chooi v r;rt?-- - Going All Out M Ithough the football team had high hopes for their 1986 season, they fin- g ished with a dismal - 9 record. De- spite near victories in the Spring Valley, Newburgh, and Arlington games, the team was unable to achieve its elusive first victory. The disappointing season overshadowed ex- cellent performances by several of the team ' s players. Among these athletes were John Grosso, Kelly Stroman, Jeff Pierce, Damon Kozul, Keith Thomas, Jeff Pasquino- Greco, John Murphy, and Kevin Enkler. Grosso and Stroman headed the offense gaining 580 and 640 yards respectively. Jeff Pierce ' s contributions earned him second team all-county honors. Thomas and Kozul gave excellent performances on the defen- sive line; they both had numerous tackles on or behind the line of scrimmage. Linebacker, Jeff Pasquino-Grcco, was the team leader in tackles. As safety, John Murphy led the team in interceptions. Kevin Enkler dis- played his talents both offensively and de- fensively, with outstanding defensive plays at cornerback and numerous key receptions as wide receiver. Unfortunately, these tal- ented athletes will not be returning for the 1987 season. Despite these losses, there is an air of optimism about next years team because there will be many talented players returning including Dave Leverage, John Igoe, Bill Vann, Ken Canfield, and John Pa- tierno, as well as many up and coming JV players. Let ' s hope that they fulfill their po- tential. Good luck guys! " mm- ' m}mmMMM9msm. ' --. ' ifeiwy ' ffHES Freshman Team: Chip Allen, Rich Bacon, Mike Benfer, Rob Benson, Ray Bourbeau, Jay Bremds, Gary Broas, John Burdis, Kevin Connors, Rich Collins, Art DeCarlo, Neil Gibb, Tim Hannon, Jim Horton, Tim Jackson, Kelly Jones, Shane Knapp, Geoff Kuffner, Chris Lapolt. Art Marstiller, Rich Mazzacone, Chris Myers, Bryan Oles. Duke Paden, Kenton Pierce, Nick Policella, Ken Rose, Mike Scanlon, Joe Stones, Dave Thitchener, Chris Turzik, Matt Tomanocy, Rich Weber, Steve Witter Junior Varsity: Tom Ashline, Mark Albertson, Bill Armeno, Tony Andros, Eric Andros, John Boryk, Mike Ceihill, Ron Corrado, John Cutonilli, Erich Dingman, Rich Daly, Jim Dunagan, Brandon Gamble, Chris Green, Keith Harris, Ken Inman, John Jacobi, Ron Johannessen, Dave Kenyon, Jason Lelyveld, Rick Laffin, Steve Lewis, Scott Manning, Tom Mullen, Tom Noto, Kevin Nielsen, Phil Smith, Chris Smith, Rob Sweet, Dana Taylor, Anson Wallace, Chris Brciker, Tom Collins J1 7TW Varsity: Hank Abramson, Kevin Andros, Tim Blakley, Jamal Bowman, Luis Bruno, Ken Canfield, Ed Carino, Tim Cockerham. Charlie Demelis, Jeff Dropauer, David Dugan, Kevin Enkler. James Enkler, Brian Ferdinand, Peter Fredericks, Tyrone Glover, Calvan Griffin, Robert Gross, John Grosso, Angelo lacomini, John Igoe. Tim Johnson. Damon Kozul. David Leverage. Mark Mayo, Sean Mclntyre. Pat Murphy. John Murphy, Jeff PasquinoGreco, John Patierno. Craig Quackenbush, Mike Rand, Dennis Remsburger, Antho- ny Rotolo, Chris StorckPetersen, Kelly Stroman, Terry Thompson. Keith Thomas, Kevin Tuttle, Bill Vann, Ken Witter, Jeff Pierce 3 :! ! left: Working best under pressure, quarterback, Dave Leverage, dodges his opponents ind finds an open man. below: Set on victory, captain, John Murphy intimidates his opponents while planning out his strategy. ► Football ' ' HW center: Energy and excitement dominate the field as the team, led by Jeff Pierce, gets psyched to face the Arlington Admirals above: Lined up against the opposition, the Presidents continue the pressing fight in their last game against Arlington H.S. left: Determined to win, J.V. quarterback, Mark Albertson, searches for an open man downfield. above: Pete Fredericks prepares to punt the ball in the final fight against Arlington. 173 Going For It All right: J.V. player. Rich Wager, puts it in for two. far right: Filled with determination. Varsity cocaptain, George Siegrist, prepares for a foul shot. above: Set on regaining possession, John Murphy and Ketcham player fight for the ball. Roosevelt ' s 1987 Varsity basketball m team, coached by Mr. Duane Davis, f proves once again its superiority on the court. Their exceptional performance will lead them to a great season and the possibilities seem to be endless. One exam- ple of this was their game against John Jay. Our Roosevelt team had the privilege of playing that team on the court at the Mead- owlands earlier in the season. The experi- ence and insight they received from such an event was precious in itself and had a posi- tive effect on the rest of the season. The expertise of Mr. Davis seems to be working, as it reflects on the Presidents ' performance and we all have no doubt that he will contin- ue to keep up the good work. 174 above: Making a last effort to score, J.V. player, Darren Hummel strains against the opposition, right: Setting up for a foul shout, Chris Delessio is determined to score. ► Basketball Varsity Team: Mr. Cotton, Coach Davis. Jack Canavan, Eric Cerniglia, John Murphy. Sean Mabey Pat Ogden, Brian Swain. Gary McClean. Terry Thompson. Bill Lee. Dan Joseph, George Siegrist. Tim Donohue Peter Golnek. Barry Key Junior Varsity Team: Jeff Hadley, Chris Murphy, Brian Green, Coach Keeling, Ronnie Johannesen, Darren Hummel. Mike Cimorelli. Darren Wodzinski. Geoffrey Kuffner. Toar Winter. Rich Wagner. John Vana. Chris Delessio bove: Running circles around the opposition, Jack -anavan sets it up to score. Fresliman Team: Matt Talbot, Duke Paden, Chip Allen. Mike Matthews. Darren Viani, John Sheldon. Scott VanBenschoten, Kevin Thoman, Josh Lifrack, Kevin Connors, Edward Culican, Mike Benfer. Coach Fran McCabe Going All The Way Varsity: Coach Holmes, Ann-Marie Duffy, Tracy Holmes, Debi Forshey, Peg O ' Connor, Kris Oles, Cindy Polistena, Bridget Donohue, Paula Albertson, Karen O ' Connor. Sue Stelmach Junior Varaity: Coach Turner. Kim Bragg. Giseic Coste, Jennifer Long, Theresa Rajczi, Jodi Wyant. Michele Potocki, Jennifer Riva, Angela Coscio above: Playing to win, Angela Coscio gives it her all t score an extra two points. Girls ' Basketball left: Varsity high-scorer. Karen O ' Connor, bewilders the opposition as she at- tepts to score yet another two points for the team, far left: The Lady Presidents complete an offensive drive aginst the Kingston Tigers. above: Jennifer Long dribbles past her opponents and in for a lay-up. left: After having passed the ball, Sue Stel- mach quickly plans her next move. left: Debi Forshey. Paula Albertson, Kristina Oles. and Cindy Polistena crowd around Coach Bob Holmes for some half-time advice, below: J V. player, Jennifer Riva, runs circles around the opposition as she sets it up for a winning play. rhe 1986-1987 girls ' basketball team was graced with great talent and team spirit. Experience has also con- tributed to the success of the team. Most of the players have played varsity basketball for two or more years. The Lady Presidents excelled both offensively and defensively. Leading the scoring was Karen O ' Connor who scored her 2000th point during the sea- son. She was only the thirteenth female in New York State history to achieve this mark. Karen has also received a full scholar- ship to Arizona State University. Transfer- ring from Brewster, Peg O ' Connor (no rela- tion) has been a key player in the Presidents ' defensive game. With the team ' s ability to score and to shut down their opposition, and especially their enthusiasm for the game, it is not hard to believe that the team was diffi- cult to beat. In fact, until the end of January, after 13 games of play, the Lady Presidents were undefeated. However, on January 31, in a controversial and highly publicized game that filled the gymnasium to capacity, their efforts were in vain as they fell to Lourdes 61-52 in their first defeat of the season. 177 Going For Glory rhe girls ' varsity volleyball team began the season with high expectations due to the return of many of last year ' s stars. And although the season ended in November with a disappointing 5 wins out of 16 games, the season was nonetheless filled with excitement. The highpoint was the match with top-ranked Lourdes. The team generated the most offense and defense of the season to pull off the victory in three games. The stars of the team included Paula Albertson for all-around playing and superi- ority as an athlete, Jenny Dillon for best server with most aces and points scored, and Debi Forshey for most spikes and kills. Paula was honored by being selected to the All- League First Team, and Jenny and Debi both recieved Honorable Mention. Coach Valerie Ruopp felt the team progressed pos- itively with increased playing ability. For next year she hopes to develop more confi- dence in each player to insure a winning season. Upper right: The four seniors on the team in- clude (clockwise from top left): Paula Albertson, Donna Taylor, Antoinette Stickter, Sue Stelmach. Right: The Varsity team includes: (first row) Paula Albertson, Sue Stelmach, Antoinette Stickter, Don- na Taylor, (second row) Sue Ray, Jenny Dillon, Ann Marie Duffy, Sue Mc- Namara. (third row) Dawn Stewart, Debi Forshey, Pam Dederer. 178 left: The J.V. team includes: (first row) Jenny Long. K C. Car- son, Heidi Sagendorph, Darlene Holt, (second row) Joanna Beat- ty, Monique Legname, Jenny Rock. Jackie Casey, (third row) Roxanne Vampatella, Miranda Szutz, Jenny Baker, Marcy Bar- num, Jenny Cleveland 179 7V Go for the Goal occer is a game of continuous action C and constantly changing possession. V The players control and move the ball with their feet, their legs, their head - in fact, almost any part of their body except the hands and arms. This is the rule that makes soccer unique among team sports. It means that one has to learn to control the ball - that round, lively, bouncy, slippery, elusive ball - without using one ' s hands. That is the basic challenge in learning soccer. Before one can think about mastering opponents, one must learn to master the ball. The Roosevelt soc- cer teams practice to learn these skills and they look forward to more successful seasons. Kim Baker, Jen Braga. Kim Bragg, Jenny Church, Angela Coscio, Bridget Donohue, Stefanie Eldcrkin, Dana Healey. Jennifer Ingrao, Deborah Juras, Cynthia Kasnia, Andrea Lee, Kate Melville, Nancy Odell, Jennifer Riva, Christa Rudowski, Susan Sokolowskt. Samantha Thorson, Melissa Ylh coach - Michele Talabar n H 11 Greg Anderson, Brad Andros. Pete Andres, Tim Anli! er, Steve Bartiett, John Carson, Todd Delorenzo, Matt Flanagan, Marc Flusche, Kevin Holt, Jon Homan, Andrew Igoe, Chris Johnson, Mike Kidder, Tibor Kiss, Vernon Lee, Greg LoibI, Todd Maycn, John Myers, Jason Reichgut, Matt Soper, Toar Winter, Rob Wheeler. Bryan Woods stats - Dana Delorenzo, Jennifer Jorgensen, Liz Kerin coach - Dee Winter above: Matt Soper looks for an open shot. 180 JV: Jim Bettencourt, Aaron Baker, Darrcll Mortier. Mike Bartiett, Joe Stengel. Clifford Glover, Damon Grace, Eron Fowx, Joel Sands, William Hoffmann, Jason Adams, John Sheldon, Keith Davies, Chad Medcroft, Tom Jacobi, Jerry Terwilliger, Butch Burke, Jamie Wyatt, Ryan Wells, Billy Shaw, Coach Holtzman ► Soccer J v r ' .-■ MJ B ? above: Angle Coscio struggles to keep the ball in her possession, top: Pete Andros skillfully keeps the ball from a John Jay opponent, left: Mike Ritchie battles to steal the ball from a John Jay player. 181 .. rhis year ' s checrleading squad was on the go, always moving and learning new stunts to amaze the spectators. Even though the football team had a losing season, the cheerleaders didn ' t lose the faith, and they stuck by the players in their efforts to obtain that elusive first win. The cheerleaders went to a competition in West- chester, and although they did not win, all of the cheerleaders came out of the competi- tion feeling proud of their performance. During football season, the advisor, Wen- dy Pryor, taught the girls new stunts and gave them a lot of encouragement. During the basketball season, the advisor was Sara Downs. Under Miss Downs ' guidance, the new cheerleaders also advanced, even though many new girls had been added to the squad. All in all, cheerleading this year proved to be another year of fun that none of the girls will forget. From the Meadowlands to home games at Roosevelt, the cheerleaders this year were on the go! above: Varsity cheerleaders (or the football season include April Hitchcock, Monica Bagna, Dawn Doughty, Michele Fauci, Lauren Clark, Jill Kuffner, Laura Cooper, Cindy Silverio, Lynn Morgan, Lisa Bajcar, Maureen Manfred! (missing) right: J.V. football cheerleaders include Jennifer Alphonse, Tracey Meharg, Janna Morgan, Heather Russell, Tina Randazzo, Wendy Hitchcock, Traci Everett, Mary Jo Perrino, Rose Guerriero, Nikki Zapata. Heidi Haase, Jackie Sidoti, Sue Brown 182 7n ► Cheerleading far left: April Hitchcock and Lisa Bajcar show off their cheerlead- ing talents with a " monkey catch " , left: Varsity cheerleaders for the basketball season include Sue Tas, Mary Jo Perrino, Lynn Morgan, April Hitchcock, Maureen Manfredi, Annette Pacio, Lau- ra Cooper, Lauren Clark, Michele Fauci. Cindy Silverio, Monica Bagna. below: Cheerleaders celebrate with coach Sarah Downs after the basketball game. above: J V. basketball cheerleaders include Shery! Sembrano, Meeghan Murray, Sue Brown, Kristin Gray, Wendy Hitchcock, Jackie Casey, Heather Russell, Lori Greene, Diane Loveland. middle: The varsity squad runs to their next formation during the Homecoming half-time show. above left: Sheryl Sembrano and Kristin Gray do a partner stunt to show their enthusiasm about the game, left: The varsity squad cheers on their winning team. 183 . 7T Going Head Over Heels rhe gymnastics team has an experi- enced group with seniors Suchi Amin, Sue Blakley, Anne Marie Amodeo, and Renee Noble. Coach Wil- son said that she also has a couple of promising eighth graders. The only prob- lem that she foresees is that all of her gymnasts are " allrounders " , which makes it difficult to practice because there isn ' t enough time to devote their concentration to all of the different events. At the Coaches ' and Officials ' Invita- tional Meet, Suchi Amin and Sue Blakley finished third and fourth as our Ail-Ameri- can pair. The toughest competition of the season, though, will come from tradition- al rivals John Jay and Ketcham. In their meet against John Jay, Amin captured first place in the uneven bars, but her performance was insufficient to capture a win, and John Jay prevailed 143.9 to 131.4. In the all-round totals, Amin was second and Blakley finished third behind John Jay ' s Resto. The Lady President seniors Amin, Amodeo, Blakley, and Noble, and sopho- more Jenny Davis, are being challenged by less experienced gymnasts seeking a spot in the lineup. Junior Robin Etu, sophomore Kathy Rider, and eighth grad- er Ryan-Marie Woods are all challenging the top five for a spot on the beam and floor exercise. Senior Jenny Toole has focused her efforts on the uneven bars in hopes of giving the team more depth in that event. ft 9 f A. jiilk.iAii k fL A Al ' ' i above: Anne Marie Amodeo and Mrs. Wilson congratulate Jenny Davis for an excellent routine, top: This year ' s gymnasts include Suchi Amin, Anne Marie Amodeo, Sue Blakley, Jenny Davis, Matt Flanagan, Cheryl Etu. Robin Etu, Rose Mary Miller, Renee Noble, Kathy Rider. Jennifer Toole, Colleen Woods, and Ryan-Marie Woods. left: Jenny Davis holds a perfect pose in her exquisite floor routine. above: The talented Sue Blakley performs her artistlcalli choreographed floor exercise routine. 1 kclew: Members of the hockey team are Kevin Waters. Dan Hart. Tom Sanford. Chris Maeder. Mike Vertuilo. Dave Straub. Mike Dawson. Tim Hannon.Glenn Lewis. Pete Dahowski, Greg Loibl, Bryan Soden, Tom Nolo. Ken Canfield. Eric Czech. Pete Andros. Steve Delvecchlo. Bill Winters Gymnastics Hockey Golf Going Off Campus rwo Roosevelt sports, hockey and golf, require facilities that are un- available at the high school. There- fore, athletes must go off campus in order to participate in these activities. The hockey team is not actually a school sport, but a club sport that is considered to be part of the Mid-HuHson Athletic League. Hockey prac- tices and games are held at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center, and players are responsible for purchasing their own equipment. The golf team, although affiliated with the high school, plays at the Dinsmore golf course in Staatsburg. These two sports tend to draw fewer spectators than some others, although the hockey team has quite a rowdy following and the golf team has a few dedicated fans. far left: Tom Noto flashes a smile from behind a protective face mask, left: Tom Sanford goes in for the goal. above: Coach McCabe ' s golf team includes Sean Doyle. Paul Millard. Bren t VanZandt, John Pullaro, Kyle Miesfeldt, Michael Kidder, Joe Dudek, Omar Kazi, Bob Botsford, Craig Ferrari. Wally Koch. Chris Lepard. left: John Pullaro directs a putt toward the fifth hole. 185 7V Over the River and Through the Roosevelt runners Alyson Homko and Patty Dawson lead the pack in a race against John Jay at Ogden Mills. 186 7TT Julie Pattison, Alyson Homko, Coach Lyon, Patty Dawson, Judy Stroman, Slobain Flaherty, Anne Marie Amodeo, Sabrina Hussain, Roseanne Dalbo At the finish line, Slobain Flaherty pauses to reflect on an exhausting 3-mile race. ; I Woods... ross Country is a tough sport. No race M is the same: in rain, sleet, extreme heat, through city streets, open fields, up and down steep hills, and through narrow wooded trails. From the time the gun goes off until you cross the finish line three miles later, there arc no time-outs, hand-offs, or substitutions - you ' re on your own. Howev- er, it is also a strong team sport with a great cooperative effort. That team effort pushes the vanguard of FDR ' s team to unprecedent- ed success. Juniors Joe Sutka and Patty Dawson, and seniors Alyson Homko and Tom Stickley were all named to the All- County First Team. Tom was further hon- ored by being named First Team All-Section- al. ► Cross Country All-County junior Joe Sutka picks up his pace as he approaches the final stretch of the League Champion- ship race. below: Tom Stickley, Ed Spaight, Chris Wolek, Tom Bassano, Coach Lyon, Josh Lifrak, Joe Sutka, Sunil Malhotra, Chris DeLessio, Mike Grey missing: Chris Murphy, Scott Kammerzell bottom: FDR runners Ed Spaight, Chris DeLessio, and Mike Grey overtake a John Jay runner shortly after the start of the League Championship race at Ogden Mills, below left: Pough- keepsie Journal runner of the year, Tom Stickley, fin- ishes strong as he captures first place in a dual meet against John Jay. 187 7V i, - GOING ' ROUND THE BASES rhc 1986 varsity softball team had many ups and downs. The graduation of five starting players in 1985 great- ly weakened the team ' s offense. Also, the two most experienced players, Val Roshlau and Roscmaric Ferrari, were injured early in the season. Through these low points, the team ' s morale remained high, and the sea- son did not turn out so bad after ail. The team achieved a 15-9 record. Two of these victories were 3-0 wins over Arlington and Kingston, the two best teams in the league. The Lady Presidents also qualified for the sectional tournament. The team was finally defeated in the semi-final round 4-0 by the eventual league champion, Kingston. above: Varsity: Paula Albertson, Janet Perrino, Val Roshlau, Tina Campbell, Sue Ray, Jenny Dillon, Lori Cappellini, Jenny Rock, Kristina Oles, Diane Davis, Kathy Sheehan, Katie Firlings, Debi Forshey, Annette Dale, Rosemarie Ferrari, Coach Al Keeling top: J. v.: Meegan Murray, Annette Pacio, Mary Jo Perrino, Tracey Meharg, Jodi Wyant, Sharon McCor- mack, Tara Wade, Amy Misove, Kathleen Carson, Ann- marie Duffy, Nikki Tippa, Tracy Keller, Pam Dederer, Heidi Sagendorph, Coach Valerie Ruopp 188 7V .it ( ' above: Pam Dederer reaches for the game-winning out. left: Kristina Oles awaits the signal to come home. Softball Baseball Gone But Not Forgotten ven though the 1986 baseball season has long past, Coach Duane Davis and tt his players will have long-lasting mem- ories of their tremendous season. Despite unworthy pre-season predictions, the team achieved a 16-6 record. The players, howev- er, were disappointed with the way in which the year ended. The Presidents were beaten in the first round of the sectionals on Memo- rial Day. After 11 innings, Arlington claimed a 1-0 victory. Although the team ' s season ended too prematurely, their excellent year resulted in Mr. Davis being named Poughkeepsie Jour- nalCoach of the Year. Coach Davis ' love for this sport is shown through his 38 year asso- ciation with baseball and this enthusiasm is passed on to his playes. " There ' s one thing I shoot for every year. When the season ends, I want the kids to be disappointed that it ' s over. I don ' t want them to say ' Thank God, no more ' . I try to instill in them a love for the game. " This love will certainly not die or be forgotten. Above left: Coach Davis l eeps his eye on the ball. Left: Varsity- Kevin Turtle, Scott Byrum, Anthony Noto, Scott Casey, Frank Cimorelli, Pat Duffy, Paul Haberstock, Mark Tomanocey, Kevin Enkler, Matt Soper, Charles Demelis, Marty Klepeis, Jeff Pierce. George Siegrist, John Murphy, Bruce Bower, Dave Dugan, Jeff Pasquino-Greco Legs don ' t fail me now " , John Murphy exclaims as he scoots back to first base. Above: JV- Kevin Nielson, Dan Hart, Jeff Tirums, TJ Ashlinc, Brian Alnwick, Johnno Boryk, Tom Opdenbrouw, Matt Millard, Gary McClean, Dave Leverage, Tom Collins, Jason Bombardieri, Shannon Fitzgerald, Terry Thompson, John Patierno, Jim Dolfinger, Jeff Dropauer, Mark Mancuso, Chaz Damante, Jerry Thitchner 189 Going for that Ace n order to be successful, they [the team] have to work hard at eliminating their mistakes. " Coach Shannon has identi- fied this goal as top priority for the boys ' tennis team. Although " every team player is impor- t2mt, " Kevin Waters " proved to be the most consistent player during the season. Win or lose, Kevin ' s strong concentration and abili- ty enabled his team to be competitive in every match. " In addition, the team has found a valuable asset in Dave McDonnell, whose 3-set victory against Carmel " was the best match of the year. " Dave, along with doubles partner Marc Flusche and teammate Rich Wager also represented FDR in the Section 1, Class A Tournament this year. Although this season had its high points, Coach Shannon looks forward to next year as a chance to improve the team ' s game, their competitive spirit, and their willingness to work. " Hopefully, next year, one or two players will express an attitude and a style of competitiveness that will guide the players to a successful year. " According to Mr. Shannon, though, this year was a success: " 1 know my game im- proved! Just ask Mr. Mayerhofcr! " TPTJJfff Tracy Sheer bends low to hit this volley. 190 top: Coach Shannon looks on as the boys ' team strug- gles to win a match, above: Karen O ' Connor ' s concen- tration is intense as she prepares to hit. I I t I " I Imp: Ralph Nieri winds up for a powerful backhand. •bove: Rich Wager psyches himself up for a winning erve. ► Tennis ven though their overall record was 3 and 11, the FDR girls ' varsity tennis % team had a spirited season, boosted their tennis know-how, and experienced the pleasure of having two wonderful coaches. Bob Mayerhofer and assistant coach, Judy Sanford. The girls ' tennis team continued to improve as the season progressed, in the first meeting with the Kingston Tigers, the Lady Presidents lost all seven of their match- es. On October 21, the Roosevelt team again met Kingston, this time winning three matches and only losing four. Commenting on the match. Coach Mayerhofer said, " Our performance was an exciting turn around from our first meeting. The close score illus- trated a tremendous improvement in our team ' s play. " Coach Mayerhofer also feels that the success of next year ' s team depends upon how much tennis the team members play during the spring and summer seasons. If the Lady Presidents continue to work hard and improve, it looks like their 1987 season will be a winning one. Alison Bialosuknia, Kim Bragg, Tracy Canavan. Jennifer Davis. Bridget Donohue, Beth Marchese, Chrissy Matthews, Angela Musante, Karen O ' Connor. Jody Sanford, Jennifer Seehase, Tracy Sheer, Shannon Smith, Julie Roberts, Kim Tibbct, Joanne Tsung, Tara Wade, Adrienne Yih coaches - Bob Mayerhofer and Judy Sanford Tim Aniiker, Matt Bialosuknia, John Carson, Pete Dahowski, Tim Donohue, Noll Ferris, Marc Flusche, Ken Koren, Vernon Lee, Dave McDonnell. Ralph Nieri, Andy Rodgers, Tom Villa, Rich Wager, Kevin Waters coach - Tom Shannon 191 !S Varsity 4: Andy Igoe, Brian Dolansky, Jim Ritchie, Evan Grace, Jim Stillwell Varsity 4: Sean Holsopple, Glenn Burger, Eric Czech, Tom Callahan, Dave Mihocko Varsity 8: John Ruhland, John Myers, Mike Vertullo, Matt Flanagan, Tom Sanford, Ken Canfieid, Brian Woods. Kevin Long. Tom Stickley 192 I left: Evan Grace, Brian Dolansky, Andy Igoe, and Jim Stillwell await instructions before the start of a race. below: Ed Holsapple helps coach the team to a win- ning season. ► Boys ' Crew 1 p B 1 ■ 1 Ik 1 1 BHBgNh K v V 1 " T i J ■r-... 1 t ii ' ' f ' J! ft ■ — below: Practice makes perfect for Todd Mayen, Steve Patterson, Rick Laffin, Eric Brady, Pat Murphy, Evan Grace, Brian Dolansky, Andy Igoe, and Jim Stilwell. bottom: John Ruhland, John Myers, Mike Vertullo, and Matt Flanagan take a minute to relax before the advent of a grueling race. Nice Going " he light of the new sun struck the waters of the Hudson, turning the f surface into a glittering, faceted gem. Just after dawn, and already the dedicated Roosevelt boys ' and girls ' crew teams are out on the river, glistening as droplets of sweat run down their bodies. Crew is extremely demanding, mentally and physically, but our boys ' team stood up to the challenge. The entire year was a win- ning trend, but towards the end of the sea- son, they really stood out. Our Junior 8 team took a bronze medal at the Stotesbury Cup race in Philadelphia, the premier event of the year. A few days later they again proved themselves, finishing 7th, 9th, and 10th out of 65 at the Nationals in Virginia. " It takes a special person to handle the commitment..., " says Mr. Vertullo, head coach. From the looks of it, we ' ve got a lot of them here at F.D.R. I enter pic: The Varsity 8 had quite a successful sea- |on highlighted by a 7th place finish at the Nationals in ' irginia. left: Steve Patterson and Todd Mayen pre- [■are mentally for the race, above: Pulling hard, the ' arsity 8 demonstrates that concentration is the key to " uccess. right: The Varsity 4 team lines up against the opposition, below: Julie Roberts reaches out to adjust her oar in preparation for the big race. center: Jennifer Long, Missy Lueken, Cindy Polistena, Julie Roberts, Adrienne Yih, Tracy Canavan, and Beth Marchese get ready for the starter ' s signal. right: Calming pre-race hysteria, the girls ' team pre- pares for the upcoming race. Nice Going n crew, it is the team effort, the strong commitment to the group that counts, " declared Mr. Vertullo. And what a group we ' ve had for girls ' crew. If the boys ' teams did well, the girls were spectacular. At the Stotesbury Cup races, the senior 4 girls took the silver medal and the Junior 4 team took the gold. Not satis- fied with their successes there, both teams went to the Nationals where the Senior 4 team won a bronze (3rd out of 65!) and the Junior 4 team won a silver (2nd out of 65!) It was hard, it was painful, but it was worth it. Nice Going! right: Pulling her weight, Tara Smith sets out to the river for an early morning practice. 194 Girls ' Crew Junior 4: Lottie Ruhle, Barbara Dolansky, Caro- line Fenwick.Mary Hannon Junior 8: Jennifer Cleve- land, Jennifer Baker, Lynn Heady, Toni Diste- fano, Collette Vertullo, Jody Sanford, Kerric Arata, Marcy Barnum Junior 8: Beth Marchese, Sherry Sammarco, Shel- ley Gallante, Antoinette Stickter, Edna Coste, Su- san Battista, Tracy Holnnes, Julie Roberts, Adrienne Yih, Tracy Canavan Junior 4: Karen Dunfee, Jennifer Long, Kristle Vertullo, Melissa Lueken, Cindy Polistena Unaffected by the blinding light. Sue Battista, Karen Dunfee, Jennifer Long, and Melissa Lueken relent- lessly continue practice. Varsity 4: Tara Smith, Kristin Caccoma, Megan McDonnell, Liz Kerin, Ka- ren Grey 195 f, ,- RmAf, ct, Gol rhis year ' s spring track season was a very successful one for both the boys ' and the girls ' teams. Roosevelt team members came away from almost ev- ery meet with medals in both individual and relay events. Countless new personal re- cords were set as well this spring season. The season was highlighted by the team ef- fort of Kersten Marchese, Kerry Jacobi, Aly- son Homko, and Sharon Hummel, who set a new county record in the 4 x 400 meter relay event. In addition, three outstanding individuals, Alyson Homko, C.J. Hunter, and Karen O ' Connor qualified to compete in the state championships. Excellent individual performances also highlighted this year ' s Winter Track season, despite the extremely high level of competi- tion at the large, indoor track meets. Once again, senior Alyson Homko consistently placed in the girls ' distance events and also set new school records in the mile and two mile runs. On the boys ' team, senior Tom Stickley, in his second year on the team, set two new school records in the 3000 and 800 meter runs. below: Anne Marie Amodeo attempts to outdistance the Ketcham girls in the shotput event, bottom: Roose velt ' s Phil Smith catches up to the competition. Girls Spring Track ■ Alyson Homko, Sue Blakley, Julie Pattison, Siobain Flaherty, Kerry Jacobi, Kersten Marchese, Sharon Hummel. Karen O ' Connor, Denise DeLorenzo, Alison Nyhof, Renee Noble, Patty Dawson, Robin Etu, Anne Marie Amodeo, Such! Amin, Chrissy Matthews, Jenny Davis. Judy Stroman Boys ' Spring Track • Zach Davis, C.J. Hunter, Frank DeLessio, Tom Carson. Tim Cockerham, Toar Winter, StevB Duke, Chris Wolek. Mike Dawson, John Igoe, Dave Green, Aaron Baker. Anson Wallace, Bruce Cain, Joe Sutka Mike Grey, Marty Green, Phil Smith ► Winter Spring Track right: Coach Holtzman lends to injured shotputter Marty Green as teammate Alyson Homko offers him consolation, below: Toar Winter makes a quick start in the 100 meter dash. Girls ' Winter Track • Coach Lyon. Patty Dawson, Julie Pattison, Tara O ' Leary, Tom Stickley, Traci Everett, Roseanne ' Dalbo, Coach Holtzman. Kristin Meek, Sabrina Hussain, Alyson Homko, Judy Stroman. Kristie Vertullo, Beth Marchese, Toni DiStefano Boys ' Winter Track - Coach Lyon. John Carson. Steve Patterson. Chris Wolek, Steve Duke. John Igoe. Mike Grey. Marty Green. Tom Bassano. Coach Holtzman. Zach Davis, Joe Sutka, Ed Spaight, Matt Lee, Brian Ferdinand, Paul Belcher. Andy Igoe. Damon Grace. Phil Smith. Sunil Malhotra %m 1 1 8° ' Ume stav " 9 ' coaching sP° ' luearsals o ' ' ■Hcs d " ' tJatotV - Oth- C tbl sings -V,Wm Phvs- tennis, Mt vWatWns ta « „, es ' TSs i--r mSs Houston an ; , Mr Wng, f " .j ong Do Not Pass Go Without the Successful Completion of Four Enjoyable Years of English Viffercnt colored vocabulary books, Ji ' wie paragraph essays, long literary works.... These arc some of the En- glish Department ' s trademarks. Every En- glish student at Roosevelt knows what the class entails. The English teachers try to dis- pel the moans and groans that many have about the overload of reading and writing through their enthusiasm. For example, it is not uncommon for an English teacher to jump up and down trying to pull an answer out of a student. Or, an English teacher may encourage intense debates on whether or not a book should be censored. And if the student is uninterested in the regular English classes, a wide variety of electives are offered to substitute for a full year class. The aspiring actors and actresses enjoy portraying different characters in the theater class. Some students learn to be- come confident orators in the public speak- ing course. Or, the imaginative student may be entertained exploring the myths of Greek and Roman gods. Whatever English course or elective is pursued, the English department Is dedicat- ed to spreading its knowledge to all of the students. The teachers ' excitement is ad- mired by students because it shows that they are really interested in teaching and they care about the students ' education. right: Diane Davis plows through the opening chapters of The Yearling. Ms. Sharon Baumgold Mr. Donald Bowden Department Chairperson Mrs. Sue Bratten Mr. C. Rem Briggs Mr. Gordon Foster Ms. Janet Houston Ms. Susan Mcintosh Mr, Ronald Perry 200 7n Mrs. Lisa Byerly Curtis Mrs. Susan Decker Mrs. Cathy Evangelista Reading Coordinator Mr. Anthony Salvati Ms. Barbara Sauls Ms. Lorna Thompson Mr. Roger Wells 201 right: Mrs. Kelly struggles to wrench a distracting talking dog away from a possessive Tammy Ingrham. below: Patricia VanKleeck helps Michelle Parker proofread a letter. right: Cindy Craig gives her paper a quick final glance before the end of the period, far right: Angela Freer puts her typing skills to good use in a word processing course that is invaluable to students who wish to master a practical application of computers. Ms. Margaret Capell Mr. Richard Czech Department Chairperson Mr. Duane Davis Mr. Stephen Gold 202 Business AV Depts. Going in a Practical Direction w. ' hat was once adequate for some students no longer seems to be suf- ficient. This is the case with many of the courses offered in high schools in New York State. In an attempt to rectify this situation, schools across the state are updat- ing their curricula to accommodate the wants of the students. Likewise, the business department at Roosevelt has instituted many course alterations for the upcoming year. For example, they have plans to ex- pand upon students ' interest in computer usage by introducing non-programming courses such as computer applications and information processing. Similarly, they in- tend to offer a combined course of Account- ing I and II, which happens to be equivalent to an accounting course offered at Dutchess Community College. Quite possibly, credits may be accumulated without charge to those completing this course and or a course in personal keyboarding. Perhaps the most valuable aspect of these new courses, as well as those already in existence, is the practical experience that they provide students. Students learn every- thing from typing, to running a business, to balancing a checkbook, to calculating taxes. The experience students earn in these class- es will certainly be of help in the " real world " , where knowledge of financial mat- ters is essential. i Mrs. Mary Sue Kelly Ms. Mary Lospitaiier Mrs. Mary Lynn Wilson Mrs. Marie Marquardt A.V. Clerk Mr Tom O ' Connor A.V. Clerk 203 7V right: Mr. Bonagura simulates a dust explosion by blowing lycopo- dium powder into a bunsen burner flame, below: The courageous Mr. Amann demonstrates the principle of inertia as Mr. Holt smashes a cement black on his chest. Mr. George Amann Physics Mr. Ronald Bonagura Chemistry Mr. Jonathan Chuzi Biology Dr. Peter Dykeman Biology 204 Mr. David Grover Biology Mr. Floyd Holt Physics Mr. Fred Lyon Chemistry, Physics Mr. Carl Naber Earth Science .HART OF THE ELEMENTS U wmt BlKCTHOIt DI»T1«lBUT«0«t BI Science Dept. Dr. James Flanagan Chemistry Lab Experience Goes a Long Way t is a lamentable fact of life that, too often, students take for granted or miss the point of some very integral aspects of their education. Take science labs, for example. Aside from affectionately quoting a popular adage, " If it ' s green, it ' s biology; if it smells, it ' s chemistry; if it doesn ' t work, it ' s physics, " many people misinterpret this pearl of wisdom to suggest that labs are of little worth and, consequently, they fail to recognize the significance of laboratory sci- ence in the human learning experience. Few students realize that labs are more than eso- teric inquiries into the obscure realm (some- where east of the Twilight Zone) of embry- onic pig anatomy, explosive compounds, and the inertia of objects in circular motion. So, for those unfortunate people, here is a compilation of what science labs are really about: The aroma of formaldehyde Bunsen burners Lab partners UGO ' s {unidentified growing objects) in one ' s petri dish Broken thermometers Lab reports That insidious and menacing lab saboteur, percent error above left: Jenny Dillon meticulously weighs a styro- foam cup on the pan balance, left: Ron Johannesen leans aside so that Mike Latere can view the specimen under his microscope. Mr. Greg Rexhouse Department Chairperson, Biology Mr. Jon Stern Earth Science Mr. Richard Taylan Earth Science Mrs. Johanna Tomik Biology 205 Going Bilingual M s in any other course of study, foreign languages can be an unexpectedly ma- t niacal driver in a student ' s journey down some of the more rocky roads of high school life. Aside from learning such over- used phrases as " The boys play soccer on the pier, " and " The farmers work in the fields, " before " " What time is it? " or " Where is the restroom? " , the nightmares of a foreign language student abound: verb conjugation accent marks a, de, ricn subjunctive mood irregular verbs exceptions to rules adjective placement literary past tense rolling r ' s reading comprehension definite articles compositions EXAMS...! Mrs. Eleanor Aronstein Mr. Carmelo Assenza Department Chairperson Mrs. Hedy Gold PI K , - f p L ' cr- P Hj i n B iVPImI IBI ■■■I Mrs. Diane Mancarella Mrs. Pat McCabe Mrs. Marie Oettinger Mr. Angelo Targia 206 ► Language Special Ed. Depts. left: Jaya Raj and Sean Mclntyre argue a point with Mr. Assenza. below: Mrs. Gold asks Monique Legname to identify the fuzzy stuffed creature in her arms. Mr. James Billig Mrs. Cynthia Fryer Mrs. Marietta Gil Ms. Claire Stritt 207 7V Going In All Directions ich Stevens is a man of many talents, ■ trades, and miscellaneous wonders, f Most everyone at Roosevelt has the opportunity to meet him at some point dur- ing their stay. Those who don ' t know him personally have certainly heard of him. Mr. Stevens is not a man to stay in the background. He is well-known here at Roo- sevelt for his reputation as an off- the-wall math teacher with a penchant for bizarre humor. But how many people are aware of his five other jobs? Stevens works as the weightlifting club advisor and also teaches an adult education course in Hyde Park at night. However, he is even better known as the zany radio an- nouncer for the Marist Red Foxes and the New Jersey Nets, and the host of the any- thing goes " Rich Stevens Show " on WKIP. His announcing career began when he started announcing whiffle ball games from his second-story window as a kid. Who would have guessed that he would become the second highest paid announcer in the NBA? But life is not all work and no play for Stevens. When he has free time, he heads for All-Sport for a refreshing five-mile run. Despite all of the headaches, Stevens loves his work, and he says maybe some day he ' ll consider doing a Yankees or Mets game, if he can find the time. right: Chris Ferrier and Wes Wheeler collaborate in the corner on their calculus assignment. Mr. Stephen Kenney Mr. Robert Mayerhofer Ms. Harriet Peavy Mrs. Judy Sanford 208 7n elt: Mrs. Watkins shows Beth Marchese the proper u..iy to tie snowflakes to decorate the classroom, be- low: Mr. Stevens outlines his system of grading, right: N.vttf Hieter leans over to explain a difficult calculus I problem to Ramanan Umakanthan. Math Dept. Mr. Robert Bragg Department Chairperson Mrs. Carol Fischer Ms. Joanne Greene Ms. Julie Hall Mrs. June Schrcck Mr. Richard Stevens Mrs. Kathleen Watkins Mrs. Gilda Yee 209 7V Creativity Goes A Long Way M student sits at the pottery wheel, XI carefully molding a beautiful vase... f I a student takes gentle strokes with a paint brush as he paints a forest scene... a student expresses his imagination with surrealistic drawing... a student develops, writes, and illustrates his own cartoon strip... a student designs the plans for his future home... This describes a typical day in the Roo- sevelt art department, where students are exposed to diverse artistic media and projects. However, the materials arc not the only things that are diverse. The stu- dents themselves are diverse. Although this year and last year have shown a large increase in the number of freshmen who have enrolled in art classes mainly be- cause of new requirements, sophomores, juniors, and seniors continue to be at- tracted. Perhaps this is because the courses available cater to the interests of just about everyone. If you like sketching, there are drawing classes. If you like working with clay, there are ceramics classes. If you prefer painting, water col- or courses are available. If woodworking is your forte, there are shop classes. Or, if you enjoy experimenting with a variety of media, there are studio art classes. One thing is for sure. In all of these art classes, students develop and perfect their own creations. Their imagination and individuality are expressed through their work. For once during the school day, they have the opportunity to escape the structured nature of their academic courses and let creativity take over. right: Mr. Quimby helps Donald Duncan to select a tool for the completion of his wood shop project. below: Mr. Mulpeter gives Aaron Bolander a hand with a mechanical drawing. Mrs. Cathy Cahill Mrs. Sharman Fitchett Mr. Kubtfrl Hoiii Mr. Richard King 210 Mr. Nick Lomangino Mr. Norman Mulpeter Department Chairperson Mrs. Joanne Petersen ► Unified Arts Dept. left: Paul Belcher puts the finishing touches on a wooden bench that he completed for Mr. Quimby ' s wood shop class. M bbbf »• r j M B " ' , W j r B|P B D[_ jfe ' " Wi4 l.n I above: Chris Myers is an avid spectator as Bob Benson flips through the animated cartoon that he drew frame by frame, left: Mr Winter gives artistic advice to Travis Croshier and Chris Green. Mr. John Quimby Mr. James Rosasco Mr. Dee Winter Mr. Dan Woolever 211 right: Mr. Conklin gives band and chorus members some last minute instructions before they begin their caroling parade through the hallways on the last day before Christmas vacation, below: Miss Walker brought sixteen years of experience and many new ideas to the music department when she joined the staff in Octo- ber, bottom: Mr. Knox lends a hand to the band as they brave freezing temperatures to perform during the last home football game of the season. Ms. Patricia D ' Ambrosio Mr. Robert Knox Miss Patricia Walker Mrs. Laurie Woolever 212 7n below: Mr. Kamln discusses plans for Career Day with Pal O ' Hara, a member of the Career Club. ■J Music Guidance Depts. New Faces For Music, Guidance rhere have been quite a few additions to the music and guidance staffs this year. Miss Patricia D ' Ambrosio, a re- cent graduate of Ohio State University, is the new orchestra director for both Roose- velt and the junior high school. Miss Pat Walker has contributed her expertise and many new ideas in her position with the band at FDR. In guidance, two new counselors have joined the staff. Mr. Marc Kamin has extensive experience in personal and voca- tional therapy, and he has become active with the career club. Miss Atkins is enthusi- astic about her first experience in a public school, and she is using her counseling expe- rience in conjunction with the Peer Leader- ship program. Ms. Pamela Atkins Mr. Randolph Davis Mr. Marc Kamin Mrs. Mary Jean Penrose I Ms. Martha Reardon Mr. John Sheehy Psychologist Mrs. Elaine Trumpetto Mr Mark Villanti Department Chairperson 213 7TT right: Mr. Rotondi intercepts a last minute phone call before his second period class begins its production of " The Life and Times of Napoleon Bonaparte " , below: Jon Handman and Erin Heady make friends with sever- al members of Mrs. Leo ' s fourth grade class from North Park Elementary during Hudson Valley Heritage ' s Thanksgiving Feast. Mrs. Eleanor Aronstein Mrs. Linda Bouchey Mr. Austin Cox Mr. David Donaldson Mr. Joseph Lloyd 214 Mr. David Murray Mr. John Roberts Mr. Edward Rotondi ► Social Studies Dept. Dramatic Goings On h what a life I have led, and how i could it end like this? " bellowed V ' Hank Abramson, gasping for breath as his classmates applauded his dying ef- forts. A classroom fatality? No! A drama about the life and times of Napoleon Bona- parte with Hank in the title role. What better way to learn than to live the parts of historic characters, or so thought Mr. Rotondi, AP European History teacher. So, his class wrote, directed, filmed, and acted out Napoleon ' s dramatic story from his conquests in Egypt, to his disappointing Russian campaign, to his final defeat and exile. Of course, the story at times strayed slightly from historical accounts with Manny Pelote playing the " pompous " Pope Pius and Napoleon being seduced by Louis XVIII as played by none other than Athena Eastwood. However, acting out the parts of Napoleon ' s allies and enemies allowed the class to gain insights into the situation that existed in Europe during the reign of Napoleon. left: As three of Napoleon ' s generals, Jim Curtis, Jeff Maybaum, and Andy Bynum plot the conquest of Egypt, above left: Manny Pelote, a solemn Pope Pi- ous, officiates at the coronation of Napoleon and Jose- phine as played by Hank Abramson and Joanne Ratchford. Mr. Frank SanFelice Department Chairperson Mr. Mark Sortino Mrs. Sandra Troccia Mr. Al Vinck 215 Li Going Dancing t atch this one, " he whispered to me, g tf and suddenly developed a severe W W limp that had not been there a few seconds ago. " Ms. Ruopp, I think I broke my toe. Can 1 have a pass to the nurse ' s office? " She looked at him, then his toe, and then back at his face again. Letting out a weary sigh, she went and filled one out for him. He turned and shot me a quick, superior grin that seemed to say, " See? I ' m out of here, and you ' re hating it. " I hid a snicker as he left, knowing that although he thought he had achieved some- thing, he was really missing out. Dancing? Foxtrot, jitterbug, merengue? Ugh! is what most teenagers say at the mere mention of those names. That is what 1 said too - at first. it began with a few steps this way, a few steps that way, left, right, back, forward, learning to move to the beat. But, as the class progressed, we turned to more compli- cated moves, and then we combined those moves into a dance. Sure, you say, anyone can do it. That is what we thought too, until we tried some. More people got it wrong than right. However, it did not seem to matter. Most people 1 talked to enjoyed the class and felt that they would try it again if given the option. Some preferred it to the other activi- ties but felt that more days should be spent on it, since there was not much to be learned in the short time that had been allocated for social dancing. Of course, there were people, as in the example above, who thought it was boring and useless, but they didn ' t get to dance with the beautiful girls, as 1 was lucky enough to do. Maybe if they just opened their minds a little, and admitted that it might possibly be fun, it wouldn ' t be so boring. Useless and worthless some called it, but consider this. My friend fell in love with his dance partner, and she with him. What bet- ter way to end up ten weeks of social dancing? •w Mr. Robert Dederer Mr. Joseph Laurino Mr. Gerald Marquardt Mr. Francis McCabe 216 7TT ► Phys. Ed. Health Dept. left: Mike Rand puts the finishing touches on his shoelaces before heading out to the gym. below left: Mousa Fakhouri works on his leg muscles during a session In the weight room, below: Steve Wayne alms for a strike. below: Mike Smith keeps up with a vigorous aerobic workout, below left: Dave Dugan, Andy Igoe, Steve Patterson, and Pete Dahowski look on as Sean Mclntyre attempts a big lift. Mr. Patrick Moshler Mrs. Lynn Murphy Mrs. Valerie Ruopp Mrs. Cheryl Wilson 217 7V No Need to Call Home M jf ost students get up each morning, l g§ get ready for school, and say good- 1 % bye to Mom and Dad at the door. For others, though, the story is a bit differ- ent. Take for instance F.D.R. seniors Laurie VanBenschoten and Jeff Upright. When they leave the house each morning, they don ' t have to say good-bye - both have mothers who work at Roosevelt, Mrs. Bea VanBenschoten is a secretary in the library, while Mrs. Mary Upright is a library aide. Mrs. Upright has worked at F.D.R. for five years. When asked about her in-school rela- tionship with son Jeff, she said that he is in no way inhibited by her presence in school. " He and his friends come into the library as often as other students, and if they are loud, " said Mrs. Upright, " I quiet them down like all the other students in the li- brary. " In Laurie ' s case, she ' s always on her best behavior because she wants to leave a good impression with her mother and her mother ' s co-workers. When asked if she ever feels the desire to approach any of Jeff ' s teachers, Mrs. Up- right joked, " No, they find me! " Mrs. Van- Benschoten said that she likes to speak with her daughter ' s teachers, but not to check up on Laurie. Rather, she speaks to them out of interest in what is going on in Laurie ' s class- es. Finally, they were all asked to express their feelings on their years together at Roo- sevelt. " I ' ve never minded her being here, " said Jeff. " " Things have worked out quite well for us, " adds Mom. " Having my mom working here has been very beneficial for me; I ' ve really enjoyed being in school with her, " said Laurie. Perhaps the most valuable comment came from Mrs. VanBenschoten who said, " 1 believe that working at the high school has given me a better understanding of the pressures teenagers face. I believe Laurie has handled the pressures well, and 1 am proud to be her mom. " right: Mrs. Mary Upright and son Jeff are glad that they ' ve been able to spend the past four years together at Roosevelt. Mrs. Nancy Logan Librarian Mrs. Sue Ostcrhoudt Library Aide Mrs. Ellen Rubin Librarian Mrs. Mary Upright Library Aide Mrs. Bea VanBenschoten Library Secretary Mrs. JoAnn D ' Angostino Nurse ' s Assistant Mrs. Stella O ' Brien Nurse ' s Secretary Mrs. Irene Tegtmeier Nurse 218 Elsa Murphy ■ Secretary to Dr. Carreras Jeanne Albertson • Sec. to Mr. Hoctor Judy Rowe - Secretary to Mr. Petersen ► Library Health Support Nancy Morgan - Secretary to Mr. Barnum Kathleen Holtzntian • Main Office Sec. Fran Kalble ■ Main Office Secretary Pat Tripp • Guidance Secretary Clarine Dohrenwend ■ Guidance Sec. Linda Richey - Data Entry Operator Ann Daly - Student Records Assistant Brenda Connors - Monitor u Sandy Kunze ■ Monitor Helena Hapeman - Monitor Laura Weeden ■ Teaching Assistant Sally Hart • Music Dept. Secretary 219 7TT nad SUPERLATIVES BEST DRESSED Mr. Knox Mrs. Gold BEST LOOKING Mr. Dederer Miss Tapfar BEST SENSE OF HUMOR Mr. Stevens Miss Lospitalier EASIEST TO TALK TO Mr. Lyon Mrs. Peavy HAS THE MOST CLASS Mr. Gold Mrs. Gold MOST CHALLENGING Mr. Bragg Mrs. Troccia BEST PERSONALITY Mr. Laurino Mrs. Oettinger FACULTY FLIRT Mr. Targia Mrs. McCabe MOST CHEERFUL Mr. Taylan Mrs. Sanford 220 7TT i ul ?, MOST CREATIVE Mr. Lomangino Mrs. Fitchctt MOST EFFICIENT Mr. Areno Ms. Fryer MOST ENTHUSIASTIC Mr. Wells Mrs. Sauls MOST HELPFUL Mr. Vinck Mrs. Sanford MOST INTELLIGENT Mr. Bowden Mrs. Troccia MOST INTRIGUING Mr. Briggs Mrs. McCabe NICEST EYES Mr. Mayerhofer Mrs. Mancarella NICEST HAIR Mr. Cox Mrs. Byerly-Curtis NICEST SMILE Mr. Stern Ms. Greene 221 7n Boad ( EdujcdIloH, Mr. Dennis Geisler - Assistant Superintendent King of the Skies Editors ' Note: The following page is reprinted from the 1986 ORBIT due to an error in printing. The article below should have appeared as follows, } r hough we all know Mr. King as a brilliantly talented art teacher or a dedicated yearbook advisor, not many people are aware of his passion for flying, which was ignited at the age of five when he took his first airplane ride. Having missed his early calling for a pilot career, he was teaching in upstate New York when he heard about a man in Rhinebeck who flew antique World War 1 airplanes. Well, " one thing led to anoth- er, " and his love for flying led our own Mr. King to Poughkeepsie to earn his pilot ' s license; to gain 7000 hours of flight experience, " about 6990 of them in planes designed and built between 1909 and 1939 " ; to build and rebuild at least a dozen antique airplanes himself; and to thrill audiences in Rhinebeck Aero- drome ' s internationally acclaimed air show As a performer, Mr. King has done everything from " wearing a dress, throw- ing flowers out the plane window and dispensing perfume as 1 fly by, " to play- ing " Percy Goodfellow " and, with his shiny white plane gliding like a dove in the sunlight, ridding the world of the evil which is personified in the " Black Bar- on. " Their breathtaking dogfight is remi- niscent of the classic cowboy movies, though the black and white ten-gallon hats have been replaced with flying machines. Mr. King has had a total of six plane crashes, including one that occurred dur- ing the summer of 1985. On one of the passenger rides he had been giving regu- larly, he had just touched ground quite smoothly when he heard " loud bangs and crashes and crazy noises " and realized that " the plane was falling apart around (him). " The plane flipped over onto its back, and then suddenly there was " a deadly silence " which made him " wonder whether (he) was dead or still alive. " Mr. King crawled out of the cockpit and was kneeling on the ground to help out his passengers when he heard a voice in the dust settling around him: " Hey, Pilot, I ' m supposed to go on the next flight; does this mean I won ' t get my ride? " Thank goodness Mr. King is indestructible, but although no one was seriously injured, the experience still haunts him, even now. Of course, there must be something about flying that would make a sane man risk his life; that is, there must be more to it than being able to " fly up to Portland, Maine, just to get some lobsters. " Per- haps it has something to do with the " sen- sations you get up there that you can ' t get anywhere else, even on a roller coast- er, " or with the " freedom,... of breaking away from the earth. ..(and) psychologi- cally being above everything. " Perhaps it is the simple pleasure of " just one man and his machine " drifting along in " anoth- er realm of life, " while below, " with the sun shining down on the lakes and riv- ers,... ribbons of silver and gold wind their way through the foliage of the hills and valleys, maybe with a haze hanging over them. " Since Mr. King believes that " people really have to experience flight to enjoy its sensations, " he encourages and has actually persuaded some of his students to take up flying; thus he is a source of inspiration not only to his own children, who are pursuing careers in aeronautics, but to everyone. Well, it is very obvious that Mr. King truly loves what he docs, and he is cur- rently working on his memoirs, aptly enti- tle On the Wings of Love. W ' f ' v above: Mr. King was only slightly injured when the antique biplane he was using for passenger rides flipped over at the Rhinebeck Aerodrome, left: Mr. King nestles into the cocltpit and prepares for take off. y 1991, an estimated 5 million Ameri- mt cans may be carrying the AIDS virus. AIDS is a medical and social crisis and, in the opinion of many experts, a catastro- phe in the making. AIDS is no longer a disease of homosexuals and intravenous drug us is alone. It now threatens millions of sexually active Amoricins regardless of age, gender, or race. Ttu- AIDS virus is p. sscd along during sex or in tho exchimge ot blood. It invades the genetic coro of specific cells of the immune system, oponing the door for irroction. It is now believed half of all those who are infected with the virus will eventu. lly die of AIDS, -md every person who has the virus is capable of giving AIDS to someone else. Thus, the epidemic is reaching uncontrolla- ble proportions, while researchers believe hat a cure for the dise.ise may well bo five to ten years away. By 1991, medical economists estimate that AIDS will add $10.9 million per year to the nation ' s annual health care budget. AIDS may well become a political issue as needs for funding increase and Supreme Courts are faced with cases involving discrimination against AIDS victims AIDS has gener. ted fear amongst mem- bers of high-risk roups and the population in general. The public knows very little about the disease, victims are treated like lepers, and the outlook for the future is uncertain. Publicitv involving the deaths of famous people including Rock Hudson and renowned pianist Liherace have also caused public confusion and concern. One thin is ccrt.iin; the American public will be forced to focus its attention on this epidcmi n the years to come fp rigtit: ' - . her«ct, the ov njui and tai ntoc. pia?-;st. died in Ftbrua: . _ , . .- publicists and friends tried to cover up his cause of death, but further investigation ascertained that he had been a victim of AIDS. Battle for ' Baby M ' t t hen a New Jersey couple offered to vag pay Mary Beth Whitehead to bear a W W child for them, the arrangement was similar to hundreds of such deals. But after " Baby M " was bom. Whitehead had second thoughts - and she fled with the child she now wants to keep. The case has C2dled into question both the adaptability of the law to social change 2uid the traditionaJ definition of parenthood. Newsweek January 19, 1987 abovK WiOiaiTi and Elizabeth Stem tallt to reporters outside of the Bergen County Corthouse in Haclten- sack. New Jersey. The father of tfie baby and his wife hired a surrogate mother to produce the baby that they themselves were ui»ble to have, riflht: The mother of the baby, Mary Beth Whitehead, agreed to carry a stranger ' s child and give it to him as soon as it was bom. She saw the $10,000 fee zs a means of subsidizing her other children ' s education. However, as the baby devel- opad koldc of her, she realized that she ' d made a mistdte - she wanted to keep the chikl. 224 7V Current Events Mini-Series Causes Controversy t hat would life be like in the United t tf States a decade after the Soviets W W take over? That is the focus of ABC ' s 14 1 2 hour series Amerika, a show that reused controversy weeks before it aired on February 15, 1987. The motives behind the production of Amerika are debatable. Director Donald Wrye says his show asks the question " whether we as Americans have the capacity to sustain a dcmocrekry. " He says that Amerika " is not zmti-Soviet, " and he even went so far as to state that the movie " has virtually no foreign implications at all. " Wrye compeircs the story to U in which alien lizetrds invaded America. Howev- er, there is one smedl difference. TTie Soviets are real, 2ind so are fears of them. The year is 1997, and our democracy heis become so weak that it could simply surren- der to Soviet rule, edthough no explanation is given as to how this could have come about. The Soviets are generic conquista- dors, and they really do not act Soviet at all. Thus, they are convenient " bad guys " , emd could have been replaced by any other group - the Arabs, or even the Israelis. Un- fortunately, the mini-series is being etired at a time when American-Soviet relations are taut, and there is a very real fear of nuclear war. Amerika exploits this fear and can not help but cause tension and controversy. Reagan Blunders t was called " Project Recovery " - and the White House " cowboys " were in charge. They sent between $50 million and $100 million worth of weapons to Iran, used the CIA to bypass legal restrictions on arms exports, and went to extraordinary lengths to keep the Joint Chiefs in the dark. According to Newsweek, " The operation was the biggest blunder of the ReaQan presi- dency, calling into question Reagan ' s judge- ment, credibility, and future leadership. " Only a few officiJils in the entire adminis- tration knew the whole story. America ' s mili- tary leadership and Irzuiian exf)erts were never consulted. " I don ' t thirik any one of us has yet grasped the dimensions of what ' s been going on over there in the White House, " said a source at the highest level of the Pentagon. Most of the formal govern- ment of the United States is still trying to figure out exactly how and how many arms were sent to Iran. Much attention is fociised on Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North, the Natiorv- al Security Council staffer who handles numy of the president ' s most sensitive jobs and was the project manager on the weap- ons deal. Although many heads of staff were implicated in some way with the affair. North was the only one who offered to re- sign, despite his cissertion that he ' d done nothing wrong. " I never did einything with- out the permission of my senior officer. " Reagan did his best to downplay the inci- dent. " I think that what we did was right, " he told the press. However, further investi- gation has shown that even the president was not fu lly aware of the extent of " Project Recovery " . Before Reag£tn ' s press confer- ence, Richard Nixon, timong others, called to tell the president that he should just admit his mistake. However, Reagan has continued to defend his actions, despite a lack of sup- port from his administration. No one is step- ping forward to take the blame. 225 Go To The Head of the Class VabJieSiiiiiiui. M s the old man walked the beach at XI dawn, he noticed a young man ahead r I oi him picking up starfish and flinging them into the sea. Finally catching up with the youth, he asked him why he was doing this. The answer was that the stranded star- fish would die if left until the morning sun. " But the beach goes on for miles and there are millions of starfish, " countered the other. " How can your effort make a difference? " The young man looked at the starfish in his hand and then threw it safely in the waves. " It makes a difference to this one, " he said. -Anonymous Too often we hesitate to make an effort to create a positive change in the world around us because we, lii e the old man, believe our contributions can ' t possibly make a differ- ence. We assume failure without even mak- ing a reasonable attempt to prove otherwise. Thus, we ignore the world ' s problems and hope that they will miraculously disappear. Yet, at the same time, we all know that denying such problems only serves to aug- ment them. It is therefore essential that we believe that we can make a difference, and that we take every opportunity available to generate positive changes. Whether these changes are created on a world scale or an individual scale, is not significant; whether they occur as a result of an organized politi- cal demonstration or simply a kind word or deed, is not significant. The important thing is that our contribution will have made a difference in someone ' s life; someone, somewhere will have benefitted from our efforts. If by the end of our lives we can say that we have bettered the life of a single human being, then all of our past efforts will not have been in vain. -Janet Rua upper right: Janet and Janet Perrino share more than just a locker - they also share a terrific friendship. Many people know them as " The Janets " or as " Janet Squared " , above: When not at home or in class, Janet can often be found working on layouts in the yearbook room. 226 in ► Top Ten Souitoli ' UaK rhree essential elements for happiness are something to do, something to hope for, and someone to love. -Dennis Wholey Happiness is intangible, yet it is something that we will strive for all of our lives. The first clement, something to do, contributes to happiness because it is important to estab- lish a sense of self-worth. We are all capable of finding something to do, something at which we can excel, that will allow us to feel that we are making a worthwhile contribu- tion to society. More importantly, though, we must also have something to hope for. As we leave high school, we have high hopes and expectations. Life is just beginning for us, and there are so many things to look forward to: college, career, marriage, and family. It is important that, as we fulfill our goals, we still retain hope for things yet to come. If we fall short of our dreams, we still should have hope that with additional time and concentrated effort, we can make those dreams a reality. Finally, and most impor- tantly, we must have people to love, family and friends who share the triumphs and tribulations of our lives. It is essential for us to have people who we can depend upon and who will depend on us, because it is as important to give love as it is to receive. I would like to thank my family for all of their love and support and for teaching me to find happiness in the little things of every- day life. I wish you all the best of luck in your pursuit of a lifetime of happiness. -Kimberly Snyder upper left: Kim tal es a last moment to relax over the summer before plunging back into a routine of dead- lines, rehearsals, and of course, school work above: Making her debut as a director, Kim sets up the tripod to film the AP European production of " The Life and Times of Napoleon Bonaparte " , an original play written by the class. 227 rhere are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in your philosophy. -Shakespeare, Hamlet A rather overwhelming and provocative thought it may be, but few would argue with the assertion that a myriad of wonders in the universe have yet to be discovered - things that still exist beyond the reaches of our imagination. There are masterpieces beg- ging to be painted or written, melodies wait- ing to be played, answers and cures to be found, problems and mysteries to be solved, new frontiers of space, science, and society to be conquered. Why content ourselves with what we already know? After all, a few centuries ago, who would have thought that all matter was composed of such vague things as atoms or organisms of living cells. Doors of opportunity for discovery are opening every moment, and one must never stop seeking them. School is only the begin- ning of a lifetime of education; when a man stops learning, he stops living, and when he forgets or disregards something he has learned, a part of him dies. In this respect, I hope to live a long, long time. -Jaya Mari Raj xcitement and achievement both come from the striving and reaching C for our goals and dreams. Without these high hopes, our sense of purpose is diminished. So fill your life with these hopes and dreams. Even though sometimes the I striving is very hard to handle, just think of AA the pride you will have in yourself once the I goal is reached. So go on - Climb Till Yo ur Dreams Come True. Often your tasks will be many, And more than you think you can do..., Often the road will be rugged And the hills insurmountable, too..., But always remember, the hills ahead or those aspiring to be one of the top ten of their class, 1 give you the Kevin Holt recipe for academic success. The ingredients are as follows: 1 cup of organization 2 1 2 cups of intellectual curiosity 4 gallons of hard work A dash of natural genius Stir well over medium heat - serve chilled. Like Edison said, success is often 99% perspiration and one percent inspiration. The difference between the great students and the merely good students is the extent of the effort they are willing to invest in their Are never as steep as they seem. And with faith in your heart start upward. And climb, till you reach your dream... -Helen Steiner Rice However, always remember that striving for our goals is just as important as achieving them. If success does not come at first, it is normal to be disappointed; but keep trying. Effort is always rewarded either externally or within ourselves. -Janet Perrino schooling, whether it be homework, reports, or studying for tests. There are some that will refute this idea, claiming that they have made it thus far with a minimal amount of effort, and have instead relied on their " nat- ural brilliance " to achieve high grades. What they don ' t realize is that, although this may work for high school, intelligence without diligence will not cut it in the long run. So, take a dose of this formula, and prepare yourself for college(or whatever your plans may be) and develop good study habits now. -Kevin Holt n the final analysis you should not mea- sure your success by what you have ac- complished, but what you should have accomplished with your ability. Success is defined as " the state when one has achieved a desired end " . This " desired end " is much harder to come by than many people think. The road to success is not traveled upon easily. Too many people think that success will be theirs simply if they want it. This is true to some extent. Howev- er, there are many other factors that deter- mine if one is to attain his desired goals. Success requires great amounts of enthusi- asm, dedication, and perseverance if it is to be achieved. And once achieved, success still requires the same amount of work if it is to be maintained. Too many people feel that the term " success " is based solely upon a person ' s achievements. This is not totally correct. A person ' s success should depend upon whether or not his accomplishments reflect his ability to succeed. Only someone who truly feels that his achievements corre- spond to his ability should consider himself successful. -Suchi Amin r 228 7TW Top Ten M I e fe quisiveras extra l l -Descartes • In Latin, meaning don ' t seek answers outside thyself, this quote has been a signifi- cant force in my life; significant in that it represents a certain personal freedom, the right to make decisions confidently and wise- ly, the freedom to live securely without the need of an outside influence. It also provides direction, which, often disillusioned or per- verted by outside forces, when drawn forth from one ' s heart according to his or her own needs and values will always be correct. The key is self-honesty. In this system the prima- ry and most essential step is education. The secondary step is understanding what one has learned, and the third step is interpreting it and using it in one ' s own life. Rather than always rely on what one has learned, howev- er, it is essential that the individual use that new found education to make his or her own discoveries, and formulate one ' s own theo- ries. As would be expected, it is the leaders of today, whether they be in the field of drama, politics, science or math, that have learned to live according to this ideal. -Athena Eastwood se what talents you possess: the t M woods would be silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best. -Henry Van Dyke One of man ' s most influential characteristics has been his curiosity, his willingness to try his hand at a task just to find out if he could do it. People should not be afraid to use their abilities. The only way we can learn is to take a chance. When we isolate ourselves from the world through inaction we are only cheating ourselves out of life ' s rewards. We must continually expand our horizons. It is impossible to be satisfied with our lives as they are, for things soon become stagnant and uninteresting. Life is like rowing up- stream; to stand still is to lose ground. Prob- ably the most common reason why we shy away from using our talents is that we lack confidence. We believe that we will mess up and be embarrassed. Why are we concerned with what the world thinks!? Why must we conform to society ' s standards!? There is no worthy answer to that question. Until we understand that our true friends will accept us for what we really are, we will never have happiness. -Nathaniel Hieter I . ' f ' i rhe first step toward any type of suc- cess is to set a goal to lead you to that success. At best, put the goal into words and write it down somewhere where you can see it more than once a day. At least keep the goal on your mind when you are doing what it is that you want to be successful at. Use all of your talent and ener- gy to reach your goal. If you hit it, set anoth- er and aim higher; either try harder or learn from it. Most i best effort, always spective. Whether achieve the success not as much the attempt. if you come up short, accept your failure and mportant is to give your keeping things in per- or not you ultimately you set out to attain is issue as enjoying the -Ray Pullaro f ooking everywhere around, and Finding one I want to be, but Seeing me in every one And seeing them in all of me. -Anonymous Everyone, at one time or another, search- es for themselves and the one place in life where they belong. We go from crowd to crowd, sometimes stopping for a while and making one of them our own, and all the while looking for the one person we ' d like to become. There ' s at least one person in ev- ery crowd that we might share a part of ourselves with. This brings the realization that we could never go through life as part of a single crowd, and that each of us has many sides to our personalities. Identifying with a group of people is not bad in itself - belonging is an essential human need. But the absurdity arises when humans, the com- plicated beings that we are, limit ourselves to narrow labels and categories. A major transition, such as from high school to col- lege, usually exposes us to many new expe- riences and people. That is when we might begin to accept others and to accept our- selves as a blend of all the experiences and people that come our way. With a continued effort to fit into one crowd, we are only missing our place in another, and are show- ing ignorance of the fact that we belong to the whole human race. -Lisa Rainc 229 Remember I Fmfotuti ' Moi U: I Eifuuioti,: I C du: T.V. Pncqnaml Ca u I aM»: I 6) ; r«««; ► Time, IVaileit: 1987 When Going Where No Man Has Gone Before 230 7V PtxiiMat fitihetumi I C Ih In JoiMtd: I ()eeuJ A(SMla And EifaiU: I Mij Fa fdJi, Timti: I Mij fu tiuii, £ l ot I peeiaf MaKeKia Of Mij Teem: I OuSatimJiMq F ait On Game,: I Teem MemhefU: 231 I Mif MoiT EmSaxMUOy: M fiuuUat: I Mil £i!Miut A) aMit: I tfy at I Afif Mut U»fo ettBhie,: » A1 f appiut: 232 iVuidoff Et Muyi: Jofu: Fttdoff And QdHuulduj NlqtH: Homgotitl: fiW Likt, Tcr SUff. (w Muei, Time, I Spend Sludifuy: » Wlur I Qudfj h ctk Non,-Seioot A SlUi AU Pdtiuk: 233 7T Going Crazy Defective SAT ' s Cause Anxiety rhe day has finally arrived. The day that will determine my life after high school. The day I have dreaded for the past couple of weeks. Never have three letters been so intimidating. SAT. Scholastic Aptitude Test. The test that will determine if I am truly " college material. " Analogies, vo- cabulary, algebra, reading comprehension, geometry...! am so nervous. I ' ve got to get psyched up for this. The test has started and we ' ve already completed the first three sections. I ' m feel- ing pretty confident. Soon it will all be over. Oh no! What ' s this? A blank page! What am I going to do? Call the proctor over. Now I ' ve lost time because he had to copy down all of the information from my booklet. I continue on. I ' m so distracted and worried that I can ' t even concentrate. I ' m finished with the remaining problems in the section. The proctor is not back yet. On the verge of tears, I sit patiently. Then comes the tap on my shoulder ' - the tap that deals a tremen- dous blow. I was told to leave the testing room... What do you mean my test is invalid? I ' m doing so well! I agonized over this test for so long and now it doesn ' t count for anything? I ' m dreaming, right? I walk into the lobby and am greeted by four other dejected faces. They also have blank pages. Crying, I drive home to await further notice. As it turned out, some 5,000-7,000 stu- dents on the East Coast received faulty copies of the exam. It was nice to know we weren ' t alone, but unfortunately it did not alleviate the frustration and anger we were feeling. Perhaps the worst part of it was waiting to hear from the Testing Service as to when and if we were to retake the exam. Eventually, we were notified that the test would be administered on June 7. Once again, we had to deal with " SAT anxiety. " In retrospect, the entire incident was a valuable learning experience. I learned how to deal with unexpected misfortune; I learned that " quality control " does not al- ways imply " high quality " ; and I learned the true meaning of bad luck. Murphy knew what he was talking about when he said, " whatever can go wrong will go wrong. " above: Sophomore Jason Hinck prepares early for next year ' s PSAT exam, right: Senior Wayne Thomp- sett takes a last minute glance over his notes before next period ' s test. 234 7TW ► Testing left: Rows upon rows of empty desks are a familiar site during final exam week. Here students make their final revisions before handing in their papers. Procrastinators Only M re you the type of person who attempts to learn all of your XI course material the night before the test? If so, you ' re not alone. f Cramming is probably the most common form of test prepara- tion. In fact, in just a few weeks you will probably be cramming for your final exams. So, for your last minute studying, your teachers suggest that you recall these important facts, figures, and formulas: 3(xT x ' L foujfN vs " ToftKo- r v ' X - . - 0. V b s C i AX- 0 A)( 3oV rv (i ar6ft.{i is So c .IT B ' » , ' c. , -t» i J b - Mao Usc irN iot- ' V»Vt. ordkcr r N oor conclusion (xOax , r (x)dx X =■ Ml - T €b»+ -le f Cred + - ' RiqKt SoK CaK To«_ . ■ ' t O Kv rrxor « 6 «. ' Otil a . xi ktrmx +b Uv above: Rick DurmiakI works on the graphing portion of his Earth Science test. h« ' iSn-Mflir+in U+Htr po6« ' -O +V t »5 +V eses 23S 7n Golden Patrons Best Wishes to the Class of 1987 Dr. John P. Costello D.M.D. Congratulations to the Class of ' 87 from Jones Travel Agency Congratulations Class of 1987- Cleveland Plumbing and Heating Staatsburg, 8894748 Compliments of Coppola ' s Restaurant Hyde Park, New York 229-9113 Congratulations Lori! Love, Mom. Dad, Lynn, and Peter Congratulations! Cathy, Class of 1987 " The World awaits your expertise " James Family Congratulations Class of 1987! The Jaeger Family Heather, Congratulations. We are so proud of you. Mom, Dad, and John Kathryn, we are very proud of you. Best wishes in college and life. 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We wish you much success and hope you take with you all of our memories • Cape Cod, family holiday tradi- tions, all the volleyball, basketball, and softball games we ' ve shared (wins losses), our talks, and most impor- tantly, ALL OF OUR LOVE! Love you. Mom, Dad, Mark Jenifer, born on a raging, snowy night you ' ve never surrendered to the storm, giving all who have known you warmth, and a brilliant sunshine light. Congratulations! We ' re so proud of you! Love, Mom and Dad Janet P., You have made us very proud! May you always find happiness and success. Best of luck to you and the entire class of 1987. Love, Mom Dad, Mary Jo, Cheryl-Ann, Kristysue Dear Kim, We put your playpen away when you were 6 months old and we ' ve been trying to keep up with you ever since. We are very proud of your accomplishments, and we wish you happiness in all of your plans for the future. Love, Mom, Dad, Mike Congratulations, Kevin! We ' re very proud of you and wish you a lifetime of happiness and love as you step toward your dreams... Love and best wishes, Mom, Dad, and Jen Boosters The Barall Family Antonio Boba, M.D. De ' s Jewelers Dr. and Mrs. Tsung and family Peter J. Andros, P.E. Pleasant Valley Department Store Mrs. James D. Mills Volgus Braxton Vzil and Joan Sammarco and family Walter W. Decker The Tullis Family Mr. Mrs. James V. Brands Mr. Mrs. William Yeomans Sr. Mario ' s Deli Chris Schaefer Tasslehoff Burrfoot Pete and Linda Frciermuth Antonia M. Cervone Marianne ' s Antiques Mr. Mrs. Robert Clary Sherwood and Anneiiese Kreig Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mulvaney Don and Mary Bowden Robert A. Knox Margaret Ed Hannon Family Lynn, Joe, and Dawn Viani Richard A. Michels Party World 229-8980 Dr. and Mrs. Elliot Sussin and Amy ' Davis Studio PHOTOGRAPHERS 135 Hoyt Avenue Mamaroneck, N.Y. 10543 . OFFICIAL YEARBOOK PHOTOGRAPHER 7TA N.Y.S. Inspection 473-2085 COMPLETE AUTO TRUCK REPAIRS Joseph Chickery 511 Violet Avenue Hyde Park, New York 12538 NATIONWIDE INSURANCE RONALD CREEDEN " Nationwide Is On Your Side " Life-Health-Home-Car Groups-Pensions-Business Blanket Protection for your family or your business DOLORES (Dee) JAEGER ALLT Licensed Real Estate Broker Multiple Listing Office GOOD LUCK CLASS OF ' 87 El 1-13 Albany Post Road (Route 9) REALTOR Hyde Park, NY 12538 (914) 229-8883 (914) 229-8413 The Male Ego Hyde Park, N.Y. Haircutters Unisex Styling 229-7020 HYDE PARK CLEANERS " FOR THE FINEST IN DRY CLEANING " 95 POST ROAD Phone: 229-2365 HYDE PARK, NY W.J. RICHARD J.N. NEWCOMB ,. Ccx:k of the Woods ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES BUY AND SELL 914-229-0885 240 RT. 9 30 ALBANY POST RD. SO. HYDE PARK, N.Y. 12538 EASY STREET Rt. 9 Hyde Park RELAX AND ENJOY (914) 229-7969 Lunch and Dinner Daily Good luck class of ' 87 B Helen Z. LM. BJITTISTONI •• REAL ESTATE MAIN ornct 22 E MARKCT STREET RHINEBECK, NY I2ST2 914-876-7091 BfMck Otiic IMHaok 914 7Sa 6500 Branch Office Hyde Park 914-229-0041 SMITH ' S TIRE SERVICE, INC. Route 9 Rhinebeck, N.Y. 12572 Color TV S Appliances [j!9BS0N ' RADIO TV, INC. RHINEBECK " A HALF CENTURY OF SERVICE " MILL ST. ROUTE 9 SOUTH RHINEBECK, N.Y. 12572 — 876-3102 Our Warmest Congratulations Graduates Richard R. Temple, M.D. Staff UOA Albany Post Rd. P.O. Box 650 Rhinebeck, N.Y. 12572 876-4042 " Fostering New Growth on the Family Tree The Board of Directors, Officers and Staff of Sbank Congratulate the 1987 Graduates of Franklin D. Roosevelt H.S. OtlSfil-ESSCARR, .y4udion UalUu C«b Swvict, Inc. s irii til Jiti-elcH oLi imouiinti LOCAL LONG DISTANCE TO FROM AIRPORTS 4 METRO AREA BUSINESS ACCOUNTS - SOCIAL OCCASIONS 1-800-545-4559 ALEX STIER 2 MONTGOMERY STREET (914) 876-2900 PRESIDENT RHINEBECK, NY. 12572 i r-U A Full Service Agency Centet 914-876-2076 ' YtS V -) O 1 E. Mcirkt ' l Siri ' fl Rhiiu ' tvck. NY Joan B. Hobson — Owner 241 a Congratulations Class of ' 87 " John Buchanan Carpets " Congratulations 1987 Graduates " originated in 1883 Carpets and Rugs Linolium and Tile Wallpaper Area Rugs Commercial Carpeting Route 9G Hyde Park, New York 229-7172 ' 10I IS1 OMO GOffMHOUSf REAL ESTATE RONALD J. GASPARRO ROBERT M. MACKEY WEST ROAD RENTALS SAWMILL PLAZA. WEST ROAD PLEASAhfT VALLEY. N.Y. 12560 (914) 635-1150 Garden APARTMEm ' s At West road MUAIHOUVNC DAVn S. RING, INC. 797 Violet Avenue Hyde Park, New York 12538 Business (914) 229-8826 DAVID S. RING Licensed Broker Mid-Hudson Dutchess WiA Tmit LIS Tma Sf nvct MLS ® MKyr mt tr Phone (914) 229-7141 Color T.V. sSi MOTEL- EFFICIENCIES Rt. 9, Hyde Park, N.Y. 12538 11 Home of Good Clothes Since 1867 " Managers: Mr. Lawrence S. O ' Brien Mrs. Margaret O ' Brien Main Mall Poughkeepsie 454-3300 Dufchess ' Mall Fishkill 897-4304 (Holonial iHifta. iCtd. Commercial Elevators Residence Elevators, Dumbwaiters Stair Chairs 24 HOUR SERViCE 229-7642 or 229-7640 12 Kirchner Ave. - Hyde Parle, N.Y. 12538 your ! mndependent ] •inVIS YOU FtPST I MGM Insurancel Agency Auto • Home • Life Business and Health Insurance Service is our first priority Quotes given over the phone 229-9135 80 Albany Post Rd. (north of Fire Dept.) Hyde Park, NY f oster ' s Coach Mouse lumn Rhinebeck, N.Y. Route 9 Tim Conway John X. Conway (914)-758-8134 ,v v Conway ' s Lawn Power Ex|uip., Inc. 75o-Ooob Sales 8i Service Route 9 Red Hook, NY 12571 JKhiYiebeck prebi ' afric Viiaciatei; V.o. Diplomates American Board of Pediatrics BALOEV Q. DAS, M.D.. FA.A.P. ABRAHAM NUSSBAUM, M.D.. FAA.P. 244 DAVE GERMANO ENT. DAVE ' S AUTO TRUCK REPAIR Staatsburg. New York 12S80 Phone 889-8 1 8 1 Night Towing 229-7353 70 7 ' S ( 55 (f? Q 216 Route 9 Wappingers F lls 2974077 248 North Rd. Poughkeepsie 4714048 320 Broadway Port Ewen 338-2600 (914) 876-2299 28 Montgomery Street Rhinebeck. NY 12572 (•TWhyaftYiyi n? big enough to sent you. . . small enough to know you. (TVmin? East Park Office 787 Violet Ave. (Route 9G) Hyde Park, N.Y. 12538 Telephone (914) 229-8188 Les Hadden Joyce Hadden RHINEBECK SPORTS SHOP SPORTING EQUIPMENT OF ALL TYPES (91-4) 876-2-400 Rt. 9. Opposite Fairgrounds Rhinebeck. New YoRf 12572 §jS 4 PARTS DIVISION 55 Montgomery Street RHINEBECK, N.Y. 12572 Telephone 914-878-4068, For All Your Automotive Parts Needs 246 GUARANTEED LOW PRICE DT a NORTH COTTAGE STREET BHINe " bECK. N.Y. 13572 SALT POINT. NY 1|57B 19141 B76-7011 Cal " ! aBS-3435 R UL E S -WERE MORE jmNJUST A CAR DEALER ' 55 MONTGOMERY STREET RHINEBECK, NY 12572 (914) 876-7074 7075 itir ;i-: s ft4.|7S-l01l WE LEASE ALL MAKES t MODELS FRANK S. ANZALONE LEASING MAfMQER IK SOUTH BROADWAY BED HOOK. N V. 12571 SUBARU X)NE OF THE LARGEST SUBARU DEALERS IN THE MID-HUDSON VMIEV RT 9 9G RHINEBECK, NY (914) 876-3084 12572 itir ;i-: ' .s • MI7S-103I WE LEASE ALL MAKES I MODELS FRANK S. ANZALONE LEASmO MANAGER tit SOUTH BROADWAY RED NOOK, NY. I2S7I CHRYSLER •WEHAVEONEAND ONLY ONE AMBITION: TOBETHEBESTI WHAT ELSE IS THERE? " 118 SOUTH BROADWAY RED HOOK, NY 12571 (914) 876-7057 i(iT(;i: s tl4t7B-l03l WE LEASE ALL MAKES ( MODELS FRANK S. ANZALONE LEASING MANAGER IIS SOUTH BROADWAY RED HOOK. NY. I2S7I " Customer Satisfaction Through Sales And Service Excellence " ■ 4 1 •EATS AND «EAT PRODUCTS KflllL €flffl€R ' POIIK STOUC 370 MAIN STREET. POUGHKEEPSIE. NEW YORK 200 MANCHESTER RD. 452-1070 AUTOMRTS Moie Park Autn parta Route 9 Hyde Park, NY 12538 LEE ROTHSTEIN 229 9305 JIM DAVIS 229-9306 CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF ' 87 FROM THE ROTARY CLUB OF HYDE PARK Sit. SioleHi S. CxdUit CHIROPRACTOR TCLCPHONK (914) 229-8868 HYDE PARK SHOPPING CENTER ALBANY POST ROAD HYDE PARK. NEW YORK I2S38 cmaru cH. crrbaoo }ai.niont. SPKt ' IAMZINC; IN IlKlllAI. Al ' I ' AKKI- 260 MAIN MAiJ. l 4 IT illKKKI ' SlK. N.Y. 12 M)1 I ' HONK (914) 229-9047 (914) 229-9597 T. G. ORESSEL Manager TOM ' S GARAGE 726 VIOLET AVE . ROUTE 9G HYDE PARK. NEW YORK 12538 JameSiUaU WeCare Route 9 Hyde Park 248 •C7V) Family Vision Center ROuTt9 OR JEPFREY GENSHAPT HYDi P i»« Mall optometrist HVOC PARK NY 12536 MfMBt AMtBCAF. 0»IO«Itl.,C AISOCK Hyde Park, N.Y. The Male Ego Haircutters Unisex Styling 229-7020 Tamara Gallo to (914)229 - LAMB Little Lamb ' s Shoppe Handmade • 100% Cotton • Imported Clothing for Children 76 Albany Post Rd. Hyde Park, N.Y. 1253S Mon. • Sat. 10:30 ■ 5:30 Back to Eden Health Foods New Salad Bar! For Here or to Go!! Mon. -Sat. 10-6 229-8593 GREAT PALAa. INC. Wde PARK MOTEL WaLET MOTEL. (9U) 229-9161 (914)229-7720 in room phon« ROUTE 9 HYDE PARK, N. Y. 12)38 CABU C010« TV. AIR CONDITIONING 229-98% Hyde Park Sanitation, Inc. P.O. Box 2021 Hyde Park, N.Y. 12538 WARDIE ' S DELICATESSEN AND MARKET Party Platters Custom Cut Meats Fresh Baked Goods Six Foot Party Subs Walt Doyle, Prop. Violet Avenue 229-9917 John H. Darrow Licensed Director John H. Darrow Funeral Home Julie Darrow Coppola Secretary Patricia A. Booth Licensed Director Hyde Park, N.Y. (914) 229-0801 Baird R. Booth Licensed director 249 Fabulous Gifts for Showers, Weddings, and the Home • Soltd, Decoraled Monogrammed Toweb • Sheets Comfortcre •v A %«■ ■ . A ■■-■•«_■ ■«« • Placcmats. Tablecloths. Candles 710 Vlol«l Av«., Hyde Parte, NY . show« cunaima Acces«xi« BED . BATH ■ TABLE Hours Mon-Pn 9 5. .10. S«l 9 4 229-2126 0, y tLonnirx Partial ■V T 3arj Soda., 3a ([Cd Goods Hi K y GOOD LUCK GRADUATES . r 1987! Rte 9G Hyde Park, N.Y. 229-81 «l = NICHOLS=f OXYGEN SERVICE. INC. IRE EQUIPMENT Sales St Service Betty Frangk Lawnin Gindele Muriel Lampell GaUeria Travel Agency Route 9 Hyde Park. NY 1 2S38 (914)229-0007 Hyde Park Travel Ltd. 91 Albany Post Road Hyde Park, N.Y. 12538 (914) 229-9156 Congratulations Class of ' 87! GO FOR IT! K g D Deli 250 North Rd. Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12601 (914)471-1607 Owners: Keith Debbie Hoifnagle lOnSFWig RALPH E. BIESECKER (914)454-1333 or (914)454-1661 Tel. Hyde Park CApital 9-2015 ' E.E. STIMPSON SON, INSt Wholesale and Retail Dealer In I « ; LADDERS OF ALL KINDS ' ■ SWIMMING EOOLS 4 EQUIPMEN ' Uonatd W. Stimpsoits; M ' m: 9G, Hyde Park UNISEX HAIR STYLING MOM. TUBS, nu SAT IMAMmMOPti WMD TMUH IM All to km PM n AUANT porr MAO ■TN PAU. NY IMM l»T4ll NO AfrODITMBNT NCCCaaiUIT 801 South Rd. Pk., N.Y. 297-3400 Good Luck to the Graduating Class of ' 87 Tendy, Ellis Cantor Attorneys at Law 777 South Road Poughkeepsie, New York 12601 Chung Ma ' s Taekwondo Kakala Foloan Instructor Rte. 9W Kings Mall Kingston, NY 12401 (914) 336-5888 William M Tendy, Jr. Dennis Gerard Ellis Jay S. Cantor (914) 297-7777 yrtaal . nop 50% off Retail Price! FORMAL GOWNS DRESSES FOR ALL OCCASIONS 9W MT. ROSE RD. MARLBORO, NY NEXT TO LYONS DINER 914-236-7454 914-883-7046 CLOSED MONDAY 251 AVIS Setts Cars Too! • The Best Cars at the Best Prices • Nationally Honored Warranty • Financing Available AV S CAR SALES LICENSEE A NEW KIND OF USED CAR 914-462-6670 IBM Road Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12602 Jack Newman and AVIS— Satisfying Customers for Over 30 Years! Bruce M. Schenker, O.D., F.A.A.O. 156 Albany Post Road Hyde Park, N.Y. 12538 (914) 229-5281 CORNER CUPBOARD ANTIQUES 1 Albany Post Rd., Hyde Park, N.Y. 12538 Mon.-Sat. 11 am.- 5 pm. Sundays 12 noon - 5 pm. (914) 2290353 Mike HIte Manager HITE ' S WINES 8i LIQUORS " HIte Treats You Rite " PERSONALIZED SERVICE 914-471-2322 382 Violet Avenue Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12601 occhrni architects Vdnderbilt piece , n.y. 12538 3 Pharmacy i - ! A ill i Hyde Park Shopping Cen ' r | I Congratulations Class of ' 87 f mo ' f mmmm Route 9 Bill Irwin Joe Molloy 229-2143 OPEN TUESDAY-SUNDAY «£« COCKTAILS HONG SING RESTAURANT • CANTONESE • SZECHUAN • POLYNESIAN • MANDARIN route 9. colonial plaza Hyde Park. n.y. 12538 TAKE OUT ORDERS (914) 229-71 14 71 15 BOB SUNDERLAND Owner SuM ' laHd Pooi , Spa SWIMMING POOL SPA SALES SERVICES Inground Pool Specialists (914) 471-2195 (SALES) (914) 471-2517 (SERVICE) 511 VIOLET AVE. (RTE. 9G) HYDE PARK, NY. 12538 Yes. Not a big word. Just three letters Yet it ' s one of the most important words you can say It opens doors. Converts ideas into plans And plans into accomplishments. It ' s spoken by those who know the lan- guage of the possible. Visionaries. Entre- preneurs. Dreamers. Doers. And it ' s at the beginning of every endeavor that comes out well. Can a bank turn this one small word into a powerful new way of doing business? p OUGHKEEPSIE SUQTINGS BANK FSB Yes we can. Member F S L i C f Equal Opportuniiy Lender rr r BlaconFederalSavingsBank KINGSTON: HYDE PARK: BEACON: POUGHKEEPSIE NEWBURGH: 235 Fair Street 632 Broadway 1 18 Albany Post Road 340 Main Street 289 Main Main Mall Mid-Valley Mall ¥snc Vassar Brothers Hospital Centennial 1887-1987 Continuing a 1 00 Year Tradition of Medical Excellence Care in the Mid-Hudson Valley Poughkeepsie, New York Stephanie ' s A Cut Beyond Wishes to Congratulate the Class of 1987 Come experience Expert haircutting by Stephanie and Kelly LuxuHT At An afforoablc Pntci J iicouni jBcddinq Julian ' s Deli Market ' Was Nice Doing Business With You ' 229-9829 Rt. 9G Hyde Park (9141229 2606 Rl 9, Hyde Park Congratulations Class of ' 87 Dick and Mardi Sweet HYDE PARK SERVICE CENTER Complete Auiomotive 4x4 Service Gas City New York State Inspection Michael Szynianski Bill Carver r Neusta Pharmacy 229-5059 Peter Anarola " GOOD LUCK CLASS t)F ' 87 East Park Pharmac 229-2195 J " | Eileen Tiess 95 ' from your hometown pharmacy! i ' : t A SBlflHBQ . ? BEST WISHES TO THE CLASS OF ' 87 DR. MRS. RICHARD W. WHALEN DDS. Mamma Marisa Kestaurant 4 Pizzeria 650 South rd.. Poughkcepsie. NY 12601 Vt Mile South of IBM Call UMBERTO ANNUNZIATA 914-462-51 17 255 Congratulations Class of ' 87 Tel. (914) 229-8184 Saroja R. Amin M.D. Child Psychiatry Rohidas R. Amin IVI.D. F.A.A.P. 2S6 Office Hours By Appointment 156 Albany Post Road (Rt. 9) Hyde Park, N.Y. 12538 GSTERHOUDT ELECTRIC COMPANY INC LICENSED ELECTRICIANS RESIDENTIAL • COMMERCIAL • INDUSTRIAL POLE LINE WORK UNDERGROUND SERVICES REPAIRS - INSTALLATIONS 229-5652 92 ALBANY POST RD HYDE PARK Box 54 Hyde Park, New York 12538 Telephone 914 229-2152 Van Alstine Sons Distributors, Inc. ASSENZA ' S DELI 131 Washington St. Poughkeepsie Sandwiches, Groceries, Beer 452-4772 Convenient Food Mart 5623 804 Violet Ave. Hyde Park. NY Open 24 hrs 7 days a week Deli, Sandwiches, Soda, Beer « . YAL TUXEDOLAND Free tuy0S for class advisor and class president ' - Jor a group of 25 or more TOpen 9:00 am to 6:00 pm ll ursday Friday ' till 9:00 pm 286 Main Mall Poughkeepsie 471-1750 Route T7K Vayre Mall Newburgh, NY 565-5555 Route 9 in front of Imperial Plafea Wappingers Falls 297-0027 Special prom discount - $10.00 off regular price plus extra bonus - shoe rental $3.00 FLORIAN CORTESE, M.D., F.A.C.G. Northern Dutchess Medical Dental Bldg 7 Pine Woods Road Hyde Park, NY 12538 Compliments of The Rainbow Room Restaurant Skylight Garden Restaurant Steak, Prime Rib, Seafood Salt Point Turnpike, Rt. 115 Poughkeepsie, New York 914-473-1378 914-473-1113 FLOWER BARN FlorisI: n " things 261 Violet: Avenue Poughkeepsie. O-V 12601 257 7TW 914-229-8787 36 FLAVORS 60VARIETIES Lee Ptasienski PARK DISCOUNT PLAZA Route 9 Hyde Park, New York 12538 Congratulations Class of 1987 Htde B rk Florist ' r . ) ? 109 ALBANY POST RD. ' f ' j fkF H DE PARK. hj.V 229-5633 229-5633 THE HYDE PARK DELICATESSEN 1 West Market Street Hyde Park, New York 12538 COFFEE • TEA • BREAKFAST Hot Cold Sandwiches to go all time ENNETT UDIO Photographic Excellence In Studio or on Location 103 ALBANY POST RD. HYDE PARK, NY 12538 229 ♦9488 PHONE 229-7119 WALLPAPER on T8ott 4}Un4a ion l 9 A 9ai CUSTOM PICTURE FRAMING ARTIST SUPPLIES WINDOW GLASS 40 ALBANY POST ROAD, RT. 9, HYDE PARK, NY 12538 ■VIARIIME IVIIDLAIMa BAIMK Member f OIC 258 fmr- Auto Craft Tom Germano i Owner Box 226 Route 9G Hyde Park, NY. 12538 (914) 229-9834 Congratulations Class of 1987 MID-HUDSON ANIMAL HOSPITAL DR. HOWARD A. MINTZER DR. MARIE E. QUATTRO Rt. 9, Hyde Park Plaza Hyde Park, NY •ConiplcLt ' . iiKHirrn nu ' dicul. sur iciii. x-ra " iind laboratory s( r ict!. ' •Conipassionati . caring staff •Convunit ' nt da and evenin office hours •21 hours a da . 7 da s a week prompt enierjrcncv scr ' ici ' CALL FOR AN APPOINTMFVT 229-7117 GREEN OAK FLORIST Good Luck Class of ' 87 90 S. Albany Post Rd. Hyde Park New York (914) 229-9111 259 TUES. THRU FRI. - 10 TILL 8 SAT. 4 MON.- 9 TILL 5 OOPCnAFT, flT9 PHONE (914) 229-2189 P.O. BOX 162 RT. 9G Taylor Travel MAIN STREET PLEASANT VALLEY, N.Y. 12569 Congratulations Class of 1987 914-635-8173 Rojace Food Mart Co. PLEASANT VALLEY FOOD BEVERAGE CENTER INC. COMPLETE ITALIEN DELI CATERING FOR ALL OCCASIONS Sawmill Plaza West Road Pleasant Valley, NY 914-635-3353 PETER A. GAMBINO, D.D.S., P.O. TELEPHONE 914-229-9126 42 ALBANY POST RD. HYDE PARK, N.Y. 12538 COLE PALEN S .V f 229-9971 Violet Ave. Hyde Park Haviland Laundromat Specializing in " Bulk " Dry Cleaning Patrick Mary AERODROME BOX 7 • RHINEBECK, NEW YORK 12572 = f big enough to servt you. . . small enough to know you. f=ViVTf » East Park Office Route 9G Hyde Park, NY 12538 Telephone (914) 229-8188 Open Daily 10-5 ■_ rirn 260 7H THE HYDE PARK ANTIQUES CENTER Route 9 • Hyde Park, NY • (914) 229-8200 (914) A5A-A770 AMODEO AMODEO Attorneys at Law 2 Cannon Street poughkeepsie, new york 12601 MARIANO B. AMODEO DAMIAN J. AMODEO (914) 2294727 Gerhard Schuhknecht Trucking, Excavating Bulldozing, Backing Route 9 Staatsburg, N.Y. 12580 229-2041 Robert M. Ross, D.D.S. ee SOUTH POST road hvoe park. n. y. 1 assa Congratulations Class of ' 87 Paula ' s Country Kitchen Rt. 9 Staatsburg 1 1. ' . % V .■ " lufl 1% «j is. %»1 1 " ' ' ' " 1 Best Wishes to the class of 1987 from the Hyde Park Townsman yAAe ui , M aU i ' ( 914 ) 473 9330 Harold L Mangold Thomas D Mahar.Jr Hyde Park Office ; 914 I 229 - 930I CONGRATULATIONS To The Class of 1987 from all of us at OLD HOMESTEAD REALITY Properties, Inc. Lie. Real Estate Broi ers Gilbert C. Conforti Joan Zielinski Lie. Real Estate Salesperson Veronica Martin Ethel Thiem William E. Siegrist " Your Home is Where Your Heart is " 262 77TTV 5 Pinewoods Road Hyde Park, NY 12538 Bus. 229-9418 Res. 454-1727 DUTCHESS CARPET SUPPLIES TACKLESS • METALS • ADHESIVE STAPLES • SEAM TAPE • BLADES, ETC. P.O. Box 269 Church Street Staatsburg, N.Y. 12580 (914) 889-4352 9 1 4.nE9.27O0 cJke diome Shoppe cH ' Ouit of ' int J mm.-ii. :aiii - - oniL CTTcccttoiiti. ana J.e.i :cLxij - 6 CIRCLE DRIVE HYDE PARK. N. Y. 12535 PRONTO PRINTER 306 MAIN MALL POUGHKEEPSIE, NY 473-4400 Quality Printing Quick Copies Custom Signs CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF ' 87 ROOSEVELT INN NEW LUXURIOUS ROOMS AT COMPETITIVE PRICES OWNED AND MANAGED BY HORST AND RAILI RUDOWSKI 38 ALBANY POST RD. (RT. 9) HYDE PARK, NEW YORK 12538 (914) 22»O026 (914) 229-2443 v ouvo TARA MOTORS LTD. Est. 1968 Offering MAZDA VOLVO BMW VOLKSWAGON Sales, Service, Parts and Leasing Phone: 462-TARA(8272) FDR Football Association i! " Spirit and Pride in Athletics " Congratulations Class of ' 87 ' THE ( oihen auor MOTEL Route 9 Hyde Park, New York Phone Area Code 914, CA 9-2157 REALTY We make Heme Cam ' ' 3 PrNE WOODS RD., HYDE PARK 229-9103 GOOD LUCK GRADUATES HYDE PARK TEACHERS ASSOCIATION Always Give Your Maximum Effort wAmm FAIRACRE FARMS, INC. 195 DUTCHESS TURNPIKE, POUGHKEEPSIE, NY 12603 914 454 4330 ROUTE 9WN, KINGSTON. NY 12401 914 336 6300 Produce Deli Garden Supplies Landscaping Fencing 263 7V ' U, " " w ' f " It ' s the Lease We Can D Leasing ' •Financing ' Travel Services • Real Estate Insurance 1 1 FIVE STAR Yojut Professional Full Service Agency 160 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, N.Y. 12538 (914) 229-9315 Route 52 Plaza, Hopewell Jctn, N.Y. 12538 (914) 2214500 264 7n I Conemtimtkms Cfasspf ' ST 9I4-6J5.1310 cH»,s T,ERNEr i-TOYS-HOBBIES-GIFTS- ' Days 914-471-6065 Nights 914-229-8770 NICK ' S AUTO BODY SHOP Automotive Restoration Corvette Repairs 24 Hour Towing Ken Rajczi Owner Violet Ave. Hyde Park, N.Y. 12538 THE WINDSOR BUILDING SUPPLIES CO., INC NORTH ROAD- P.O. BOX 68 - POUGHKEEPSIE. NEW YORK 12602 - 914-452-5300 |.««f; Telephone 635-8420 FRANi«HrA. goul: D.M.D., P.C. Clark Heights Professionial 1 " Building Route 44 and Clark Heights leasant Valley, N.Y. 12569 xMfice Hours Jpractice Limited By Appointment ' V JIfto Orthodontic Gaff ney s Pub Hyde Park, N.Y. 12538 AUTO OlASS PLATI GLASS MSTALLED SICME FRONTS A SPECIAL TY STAmCO GLASS GHEENhOUSES GLASS Fon FunMTUnE TOP MmnoRS SCHMALING GLASS INC. GLAZING OF EVERY 0€SCRiPTK t PHONE 4712510 Anthony J. Basciano, M.D. Internal Medicine Route 44-Main St. Pleasant Valley, N.Y. 12569 914-635-3621 By Appointment HYDE PARK ARMY-NAVY Route 9, Hyde Park, New York 12538 914-229-9018 To laugh often and much, To appreciate beauty, To find the best in others, This is to have succeeded. Ralpii Waldo Emerson CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF ' 87 TO THE Bobbie and Ray Congratulations Class of ' 87 from TERHUNE ORCHARDS Dick Jan Czech (914) 266-5382 Gary ' s Chauffeured Convertible Limousine Services, Inc. Convertible Limousine Stretch Limousine Gary A. Flick (914) 876 - 3721 70 Montgomery St. Rhinebeck, NY. 12572 i ILLER AWKINS m the morning ON , -T CLASSIC HIT RADIO! 268 71 Adt Uofvl MmagC; " he Quest For Excellence • You can feel it in your bones! Quality can make work worth doing. It can give dignity to an individual, character to a school. It can give satisfaction to those around us. The character of a high school can be nothing more than the sum total of the people in the school. As long as we seek excellence, and nothing else, our high school will succeed like no other one in the area. Quality can make work worth doing. Quality can give meaning to work that might otherwise be mind-deadening routine. It is what we want in everything in our lives - the clothes we wear, the car we drive, etc. It is this quality that has driven our yearbook staff to deliver the best yearbook ever. And they have indeed done just that. To settle for less than the best is cheating, and as Emerson pointed out: " In the long run the only ones we are cheating are ourselves. " The editors of the ' 87 ORBIT would settle for nothing but the best. In Hemingway ' s book, A Moveable Feast, he tells of the early days when he and his wife were very poor, living over a saw mill in which he worked and labored over his writ- ing. Every day he went to his room where he would write, and sometimes he would work for an entire morning on a single paragraph - " It had to be true, " as he put it. He had a slogan that he lived by. It went: " Write as well as you can and finish what you begin. " In my 31 years of teaching I have never experienced two people with a quest for excellence like Janet Rua and Kim Snyder, the co-editors of your 1987 ORBIT. This quest for excellence gives dignity and char- acter to all, Janet and Kim and the 1987 ORBIT. It will give immense satisfaction to all who purchase this book, today, tomor- row, and for all of the years to come. Richard A. King advisor Epilogue " Why don ' t you grow up! " " That ' s what I ' m trying to do! " We ' ve all heard it. That ' s what all young people are trying to do. As adults we many times charge in and take over, thereby push- ing the youngsters further into oblivion. An advisor to any activity is trying to let the youngsters grow up by letting them make decisions and yes, do the work too. I couldn ' t be more proud of this year ' s year- book staff. The quality of the book speaks for itself, and I am proud of that too. But what I am really proud of is the way the members of this year ' s staff worked in put- ting this book together, the manner in which they prepared themselves (training, summer workshops, hour upon hour of just plain hard work), and for the enthusiasm and con- scientiousness that they brought to their task. Unless you have worked on a yearbook you can never know the effort and stamina it takes to produce a yearbook. And if it is to be a truly successful yearbook it takes all of that and a whole lot more. The cost of this year ' s book as it was shipped from the fac- tory was $37,500.00 for 1,050 copies. If we sell every copy at $26.00 (this year ' s ad- vance sale price) it totals only $27,300. An- other $10,000 has to be raised by someone to keep the cost of the book to a reasonable $26.00. In their quest for excellence, this year ' s staff wanted to keep our 60 pages of color and add yet another 60 pages to the book. This could only be accomplished if we raised the needed extra money ourselves. This wc accomplished by selling ads to as many businesses as we could reach. The staff also had to produce the book, and production actually started in March of 1986. By June, we had new staff members selected and trained, the cover designed and submitted to Jostens, all spring activities photographed, copy written, senior portraits arranged for and taken by Davis Studio, and had developed an over-all plan for the entire 272 pages of the ' 87 ORBIT. The yearbook is unique to all other activities in that we have to rely on outside services (Davis Stu- dio for most of our photographs, Jostens Publishing Company for the actual printing and proof pages), make contact with every student at FDR (and most of their parents), contact local businesses for ads, and last but not least, not miss any deadlines. If we miss deadlines, the cost of production sharply increases. It is at this point that wc begin to put pages together. Needless to say, to achieve all of this, a tremendous amount of cooperation must exist, and our faculty and administration are just super in trying to accomodate our special needs. We also have a special friend in Kevin Byrne, the local Jostens representative. The names of all staff members are listed below. I would like to thank them all for their fantastic effort. I would also like to single out a few members of the staff for their " above and beyond the call of duty " effort. Without these special efforts, ORBIT ' 87 would have been just an ordinary book. Cindy Silverio, whose designs and layouts received the highest praises at two North- east regional workshops as well as from the Jostens yearbook people. They truly give this book quality and character. Janet Per- rino for her tireless efforts to keep the led- ger books balanced and in the black. $37,500.00 is a lot of money for a high school senior to handle. Kathy White, my creative editor, who kept all of us on our toes by always furnishing a new perspective on old ideas. Jaya Raj for her copy and rewriting skills. And to Kim Snyder and Ja- net Rua, wc arc all indebted for their insatia- ble quest for excellence. Monica Bagna, Robin Barall, Patty Daw- son, Pam Dederer, Bridget Donohue, Ann- Marie Duffy, Jonathan Freiermuth, Pam Hoofnagle, Jennifer Jorgensen, Sharon Kel- ly, Jill Kuffner, Jenifer Meek, Lynn Morgan, Debbie Murnin, Alison Nyhof, Julie Pattison, Janet Perrino, Cindy Polistena, Jaya Raj, Advisor ' s Message Colophon Janet Rua, Jennifer Seehase, Cindy Silverio, Kim Snyder, Joanne Tsung, Kathy Turner, Darren Viani, Kathy White Cowplwfv rhe 1,050 copies of the 1987 ORBIT were printed by Jostens Printing a nd Publishing Company of State Col- lege, Pennsylvania at a cost of approximate- ly 37,500 dollars. The 272-pagc book, print- ed on 100 pound glossy paper, contains 57 full-color pages. The 9x12 rounded and backed cover has a Smythe-sewn binding and weighs 150 point. It is a two-color lithograph design of yellow 115 and blue 349 with processed color 317. Both the front and back end- sheets arc sun yellow 296 with forest green 349 design. All body copy is 10 pt. Souvenir style 37. Dropped initials of Poster style begin all copy blocks. Caption copy, also Souvenir style 37, is 8 pt. Headline and subhcadline styles and sizes vary. The page number designs, printed at the outside edge of the page, were designed by Layout Editor, Cindy Silverio. All film and photographs were supplied by Davis Studios, Mamaroneck, N.Y. The book was compiled under the dire c- tion of our advisor, Mr. Richard King, our Jostens area representative, Kevin Byrne, and our in-plant consultant, Lenny Young. dijm ' Mmaqt Baby Answers § t hen we were asked to join the OR mi i BIT staff two years ago neither of WW us knew what we were in for, but we felt that it was an honor to be selected to work on such an important publication. Since then, we ' ve attended seminars and workshops, labored for hundreds of hours, and finally mastered the production of a quality yearbook. Of course, we couldn ' t have completed such a momentous task on our own, and we owe many thanks to our dedicated staff and to Mr. King, our advisor, whose encouragement and sound advice has inspired and directed our staff. We would also like to thank the following people who have made contributions to ORBIT ' 87: Mr. Bowden, Mr. Wells, Mr. and Mrs. Briggs, Lori Morgan, Lars Lifrak, Heather Russell, Athena Eastwood, Ray Pullaro, and Sue Etu. We hope that our efforts have been success- ful in capturing many of the memories that we have all shared this year. It is our hope that many years from now, you will leaf through these pages again and recall the events that have made this year special, be- cause it is only then that we have fulfilled our obligation as a yearbook staff: to make sure that the memories go on and on and on Page 58 1. Nancy Newcombe 2. Jenifer Meek 3. Dave Straub 4. Jeanine Delahanty 5. Buffy Corkery 6. Denisc Ellmer 7. Jennifer Toole 8. Lisa Giammatteo 9. Stefanle Elderkin 10. Bruce Bower and George Siegrist IL Laurie Barnum 12. Christa Rudowski 13. Rich Carroll 14. Julie Pattison Page 59 1. Marny Johnson 2. Annmarie Amodco 3. Suchi Amin 4. Mario Murphy 5. Cynthia Kasnia 6. Athena Eastwood 7. Michelle Incorvaia 8. Emanuel Pelote 9. Erika Dolan 10. Maureen Whalen 11. Kimberly Baker 12. Janet Pcrrino 13. Tracey Merrihew 14. Laurie Krisslcr 15. Jennifer Beatty 16. Lisa LaPolt 17. Ken Witter 18. Jay a Raj 19. Karen M. Standish 20. Bruce Bower Page 60 1. Alicia Rowe 2. Angela Musante 3. Nicole Hoppes 4. Jeff Dolfinger 5. Janet Rua 6. Gina Stoughton 7. Susan Blakley 8. Karen Dunfee 9. Shelly Constable 10. Heather Robertson 11. Nathaniel Hieter 12. Chrissy Pastrana 13. Sue Etu 14. Jennifer Robinson 15. Debbie Murnin 16. Jenny Curran 17. Kathryn White 18. Chrissy Matthews Page 61 1. Jennifer Church 2. Kim Cleveland 3. Brian Stickler 4. Kristina Oles 5. Jeff Maybaum 6. Antoinette Sticktcr 7. Kristie Vertullo 8. Donna Cady 9. Lynley Chandler 10. Katie Hannon 11. Lisa Bajcar 12. Amy Brotherton 13. Alyson Homko 14. Joanne Ratchford 15. Keve Wilson 16. John Carson 17. Monica Bagna 18. Kim Snyder 270 7V You Go... J efore you close the door on another »i year, take a moment to reflect.. For some of us, it has just been " another year " , and we ' ll be back in the fall to do it all over again. For others, though, 1987 marks the end of thirteen years of education, and one of life ' s biggest accomplishments. The road to graduation is not always smooth, but we ' ve finally reached our destination. Four years have gone so quickly, and now we ' re ready t o face life ' s challenges head on, but we ' ll never forget the lessons we ' ve learned nor the friends and teachers that have changed our lives and helped to prepare us for what lies ahead. 271 7n Going,.. Going.., GONE! § hethcr 1987 marks the end of our Mftf ' 9 school careers or the very be- W w ginning, our own unique memories are the best record of the year. Close friends, dedicated teachers, and new experi- ences make our high school years a very special pcirt of our lives. Even as we go our separate ways, the days that we have spent together will provide us with beautiful mem- ories. The ORBIT staff would like to wish each and every one of you the best of luck and it is our sincere hope that you will find happiness wherever you go. j,y ii Jg ' H.A ' y nv HANK ABRAMSON • PAULA ALBERTSON • ANDREA ALLEN • MATTHEWAMATO»SUCHITAAMIN«ANNEMARIEAMODEO» JEROMIE ANDERSON TIM ANLIKER CATHERINE ARNOLD •MONICA BAGNA LISA BAJCAR«DEANINE BAKER •KIMBERLY BAKER " ROBIN BARBOZA LAURIE BARNUM CECELIA BASSANO»JENNIFERBEATTY»CHERYLE BENJAMIN " DEBBIE BERNARD DEBBIE BERRYANN J ENNJFERBILLIG ROBERT BISSINGER SUSAN BLAKLEY»TIMOTHYBLAKLEY» ROBERT BOISSONNEAULT AARON BOLANDER WILLIAM BOMBA DANIELLE BOWEN BRUCE BOWER SCOTT BRADSHAW MILLIE BRAMMER DEBORAH BRANDL BENJAMIN BRENNER»JODIBRIEHOF»AMYBROTHERTON ' JAMES BROWN " SUSAN BROWN " LUIS BRUNO •CALVALENABURCHETT CAROLINE BUSH ANDREW BYNUM DONNA CADY • BRUCE CAIN • JOHN CANAVAN • FRANCINE CANTEEN • RICHARD CARROL • JOHN CARSON • JOANNECENTER»ERICCERNIGLIA» ELIZABETH CHAE«LYNLEYCHANDLER«JENNIFERCHURCH»JOANN CIAMPAGLIONE»CHERYLCIPRIANO« DONOHUE • RICHARD DORMEYER JANEEN CLARK • KIMBERLY TAMIDOSIO DAWN DOUGHTY DAVID CLEVELAND TIMOTHY COCKERHAM DUGAN • STEVEN DUKE • KAREN M!CHELLECONSTABLE»DONALD DUNFEE • ATHENA EASTWOOD • COREY •TERRILYNCORKERY DANIEL STEFANIEELDERKIN -A NN MARIE ELEK CROUSE • JENNIFER CURRAN • • DENISEELLMER FRANK EMMETT MICHELLE CURRAN STEVEN CURRAN JAMES EN KLER • KEVIN ENKLER • JAMESCURTIS»TAMIECURTIS« SUSAN ETU • ALISHA FARRIER • ANNETTE DALE • DARLENE DALLAS • MICHELE FAUCI • BRIAN FERDINAND • ALBERTDAVIES ' CHRISTOPHERDAVIS GREGORY FERESE • CHRISTINE • KENNETH DAVIS " GEORGE DAY FERRIER " GLEN FIN KLE • BRENDAN TODD DECESARE LISA DECKER FLAHERTY MATTHEW FLANAGAN • JANINE DELAHANTY DENISE RICHARD FLINN THERESA FUNK DELORENZO CHARLES DEMELIS JEFFERY FUSARO • GUYGABIGER LINDADENIKE JOHNDESHETLER PETERGAFFNEY EDWARDGALINSKI LISADISTEFANO PAULADITTRICH CHRISTOPHER GERHARD TINA ERIKADOLAN DAWNDOLFINGER GERMANO LISA GIAMMATTEO JEFFREY DOLFINGER • BRIDGET CHARLESGISE KATHLEENGLEESON TYRONEGLOVER PETERGOLNEK EVANGRACE RANDOLPHGRECO JOSEPHGREENE MARKGREGSON • CALVANGRIFFIN JOHN GROSSO JONATHAN HANDMAN KATHRYNHANNON VALERIE HARDING CHRISTINEHAUG BRIAN HAY JAMES HAYES LISA H ELD STEFANIEHERSCHOWSKY BERNARD HERZFELD LANCE HERZING NATHANIELHIETER APRILHITCHCOCK ARTHUR HITE KEVIN HOLT JONATHAN HOMAN ALYSON HOMKO NICOLE HOPPES SCOTT HUES DANA HYMEL ANGELOIACOMINI JR. CARMELLAIMPERATI MICHELLE INCORVAIA KERRY JACOBI CATHY JAMES SCOTT JENNINGS CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON MARNY JOHNSON TIMOTHY JOHNSON DANIEL JOSEPH TRACY JOYCE CYNTHIA KASNIA ELIZABETH KERIN MICHAEL KIDDER DENISE KILLORAN DOUGLAS KIME DANIEL KIRKHUS MARIA KISS MARTIN KLEPEIS THEDAKOFFROTH JON KOTOWSKI JOHN KOVACS DAMON KOZUL LAURIE KRISSLER DEBRALADENSACK OTTO LADENSACK SHERRILAMBE LISALAPOLT THAIVANLE VERNON MICHELE NARDONE PHILIP LEE LORRIE LEONARD NASSETTA LINDANEILSON NANCY CHRISTOPHERLEPARD GLENN LEWIS NEWCOMB RENEE NOBLE WILBUR • THOMAS LOGINOUS KEVIN LONG NOWALLJR. DENISE OBRIEN " JAMES EDWARDLOSEE LAURALUEKEN OBRIEN KAREN OCONNOR DAVID LUTZ DAVID MACDERMOTT MARGARETOCONNER NANCYODELL SEAN MARTIN CHRISTINE MATTHEWS BRIAN OLEARY KRISTINAOLES • JEFFREY MAYBAUM JOHN KIMBERLYPALMATIER ELIZABETH MAZUROWSKI MARC MCCAGG PALMER CHUN PARK KELLY PATRICK MCKINSTRY SCOTT PARKER MICHELLE PARKER MCROBERTS JENIFERMECK CRAIG JEFFREY PASQUINO-GRECO MEDCROFT TRACEYMERRIHEW CHRISTINE PASTRANA JULIE KYLEMIESFELDT DONALDMILLER PATTISDN MATTHEW PEACE MILISSAMOORE WILLIAMMORAN GEORGE PELOTE PATRICIA JILL MORGAN LORI MORGAN PENDERGAST DAVID PEROTTI WALTER MOURA TODD MOYER PETERPERRICCI JANETPERRINO DEBORAH MURNIN JOHN MURPHY CHERYL PERRY JEFFERY PIERCE MARLO MURPHY ANGELA MUSANTE CARRIE PLASS CHRISTOPHER PSOMAS RAYMOND PULLAR CRAIG QUACKENBUSH NICOLE RABIDOU LISA RAINE JAYA RAJ SCOTT RAJCZI STEPHEN RAMUS MICHAEL RAND JOANNE RATCHFORD ALEX RESTO BRIAN RICHARDS WILLIAM RIFENBURGH JR. 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