Frontier Central High School - Gateway Yearbook (Hamburg, NY)
- Class of 1954
Page 1 of 88
Pages 6 - 7
Pages 10 - 11
Pages 14 - 15
Pages 8 - 9
Pages 12 - 13
Pages 16 - 17
Text from Pages 1 - 88 of the 1954 volume:
'LK ,i 1
4 Q -ig
3 - 2
,f F E
, 1, .X
gf - 'gr' W
, K 3 K 5 'gg
, W a s 2
, X 'Lg' Q
Mr:"'WifA:' v"H"'13W6vdbww'W ,W..,,.
YEARBOOK 0F THE
f A -ee
gl llll, Ni- -3 F pk-1
-Y S...f""i Q
A ,A fl N u- --
pd 7 --...":.--7'-I Q lillilgg l -
W E-Z " K M in
4'?R1::i-ffQif3L:.:,-,, -digg - A 'MQ ,Liu-'Y
f5W49QCsu cf' N- N
.40 ' A
ru' I , A ,
Harbors are always inlriguing places. As you sail inlo
lhem, you are filled wilh anlicipalion as lo whal' you will find
when your ship reaches her pier. As you sail oul of Them. you
wonder whal your iourney has in slore lor you, as you recall
previous experiences you have had.
As you open your "Safeway" for I954, you will find all
lhe 'rhrills ol lhe home porl, revealed lo you in a rich and
inleresling panorama of lhe ouisianding evenls of +he school
year. Expeclalion and anlicipalion have really come lrue.
You will have access lo Jrhe lun you had during your high
school year. In lhe lulure, you will appreciale "6a+eways"
more and more. Noi only does il oller pleasure now, bul.
in lhe fulure il will offer a "Ga+eway" lo lhe memories of
your high school life al Fronfier Cenlral.
A I I -"",f'
,,..,,,f as 1' .X X
' 7."' L- z:1' L -. , :,'.' : , '
vm v 1'.---I-'-:Q-.LAIEH C l
.Q :Q A X li :Q-E, ' --. .'-- 2-:H X P
' '. 'gil .gk-,,:.1.,-,QQ .N , 41' ,, D '-"- - "NK
Adminisfrafrion . . 5
Seniors . . . . . I5
Classes . . . 3 I
Adrivifies . . . 49
Spor+s . . . . 63
Auxiliary . . 75
,nu .. H ' AQ-fc'
F fs. Q- f
f an-. has Exxfj' 5
N ft ff, ,ML
OUR NEW SUPERINTENDENT
Mr Ernesl Hoeldlke appornled superrnfendenf of schools of lhe Second Supervrsory Drs+rrc+ of
Erre Counly rn Aprrl I953 came +o us wrfh a background well surfed 'lor lhe posrfron
Born rn Bennrngfon New York he affended A++rca l-lrgh School and Wheafon College and
Then began hrs +eachrng career rn a one room school near hrs home The followrng year he +augh+
a+ Wyomrng New York Hrs frrsl' prrncrpalshrp was a+ Parnfed Posl Orhers were a+ Holley and
Olean In I944 he rorned fhe Naval Reserve spendrng fwo years rn servrce and re+urnrng 'lo Olean
Durrng 'rhrs perrod he complefed consrderable rn servrce 'frarnrng rakrng work al 'rhe Unrversr+res
of Rochesler Buffalo and Columbra and rn i938 complefrng hrs Maslers al New York Unrversrly
Among hrs many confac+s wr+h educalrronal leaders are fhose rlhrough +he organrzahons +o whrch
he belongs Some are lhe Phr Del+a Kappa Amerrcan Assocrafron of School Admrnrs+ra+ors New York
Sfafe Secondary School Prrncrpals Assocrafron and 'rhe New York S+a+e Drsfrrcf Superrnfendenfs
Because of hrs rnlensrve 'rrarnrng hrs varred experrences and hrs dynamrc personalriy he rs able
'ro grve us +ha+ krnd of educalronal leadershrp of whrch we can be Iuslly proud
gf,m,:w,s:55l5,gzggW ,ggggvgp:-w5:gg5Qggfw,51gfs'rg'aSg:gfpwg.ffgaaaegmpgfgg7w:ew:w,,,xg'.,:7w-g.y5,:m ff,f7':g-l,4w7,f:gQ,.v:gyf:qw5wg5,i.L ,,,, 34,4,kf449,9,4L-w,:,,w,, . ,Q -rvwvU:.4:'.,.'-:mfg-Nzsgf Q
JOHN W. KLEIS
President. School Board
WiTh The creaTion oT The FronTier Central School DisTricT in l95I, The Board
ot EducaTion was organized. IT has a membership oT nine, Three being elecTed each
year Tor Three year Terms. The Board elecTs Trom its membership The presidenT and
The vice-presidenT and appoinTs iTs oTher oTficers: The clerk, The Treasurer and The
As The legal represenTaTive oT The school district. iT is responsible Tor iT in all
oT its phases. Through iTs policies and by-laws, The school adminisTraTion establishes
and carries ouT The program.
Thus, in keeping wiTh The Theme "Harbor", we mighT Think oT our Board oT
EducaTion as The "PorT AuThoriTy"'responsible for The eTTicienT operaTion oT The
harbor, Thus beTTer serving our youth Tor Their many and varied voyages Through liTe.
'-'s' r':-f . T r-f
F. ROBERT GREEN HAROLD MATHES JOHN BARBER RALPH GARNISH
HOWARD DURNI HENRY LEYH HOMER ROWE WESTON B. WARDELL
Left to Right: Ben J. Werth, Treasurer:
Lorraine G. Bauer, Clerlcg Clement
VERNON W. HEIMAN
Co-Principal of Adminisfrafion
Vernon W. l-leiman, fhe Chief Adminis-
frafive officer of our Porf Aufhorify, is well
qualified fo assume fhe dufies peculiar fo
His educafion includes undergraduafe
work af Alfred Universify, where he received
his B. A. degree in I929, as well as exfensive
graduafe worlc af bofh Columbia Universify
and fhe Universify of Buffalo.
This preparafion. coupled wifh a wide
variefy of experiences along wifh a nafural
zeal for organizafion and precision, has made
Mr. Heiman a valuable assef fo our unfolding
CO-PRINCIPIILS OI' ADMINISTRATION IIND
CHARLES G. BUESCH
Co-Principal of lnsfrucfion
Mr. Charles G. Buesch. principal of in-
sfrucfion and supervision for Fronfier, is
working fo sfandardize fhe educafional policies
of fhe schools in our disfricf.
l-le is a member of Phi Delfa Kappa, a
nafional honorary educafional Frafernify. Mr.
Buesch is a graduafe of Norfh Cenfral College
in Illinois and complefed his graduafe worlc in
fhe Universify of Buffalo.
Mr. Buesch faughf science and coached
afhlefics in Michigan before he came fo
Hamburg, where he had a similar posifion.
In I934 he came fo Blasdell High as Super-
Woodlawn High School
WiThin The FronTier CenTral
School sysTem, There are eighT
elemenTary schools. Seven of These
elemenTary schools are housed in
Their own buildings while The
eighTh is housed ioinTly wiTh a
Junior Senior High School. Five
oT The ElemenTary Schools: AThol
Springs. Big Tree, Blasdell, Wana-
lcah, and Woodlawn have Tull Time
building principals. while The oTher
Three: Amsdell, Lake View. and
ShaleTon have Teaching principals.
The ElemenTary School Princi-
pals meeT aT leasT once a rnonTh
wiTh The Co-Principals oT Adminis-
TraTion and lnsTrucTion To deTer-
mine lines oT educaTion eTTorT Tor
The whole oT The FronTier CenTral
Blasclell High School
There are Two High School Build-
ing Principals in The FronTier sysTem.
Miss RuTh Pray is locaTed in Blasdell
High and Miss Marion Creedon in
Woodlawn High. The High School
Building Principals meeT wiTh The
ElemenTary Building Principals and
The Co-Principals periodically To dis-
cuss educaTional problems and To
promoTe uniTy and undersTanding
beTween The grades and The High
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRINCIPALS. Seated. left to right: Hildegarde Bagg. Athol
Sr'n SI-iI,LRtJ .Shlt Shl-V Shd B
PI gs c oo' a e a enney aeon c oo, era c ra er, ig Tree School
Edith Avery, Amsdell School: Hazel Burly, Wanakah School. Sianding: Donald Dix
Blasdell Elementary School: William Crocoll, Lake View School.
OUR SCHOOL SECRETARIES
Lou-ella Barco Sonia Main Janice Wing Olive Rogers Lorraine Bauer Jean Velotk Frances Farmer
MISS EDITH AVERY
Standing, left to right: Margaret
schot. Grades 5 and 6: Lois Hopp
Back Row, left to right: Mil-
dred Greene, Grade 65 Erma
Clarke. Grade B1 Evelyn Schill,
Grade 7. Seated, left to right:
Dorothy Coots, Nurse: Hilde-
garde Bagg, Building Princie
pal: Ruth Koberg, Grade 5.
Baci: Row, left to right: Enid
Winterhalter, Grade 4-5 Lorotta
Reap, Grades 2 and 3. Seated,
left to right: Gwendolyn
Powers. Grades I and 2:
Ethel Harris, Grade ii June
Malican, Grades 3 and 4, Joseph Klum
e, Artp William Crocoll, Building Principal
Seated, left to right: Patricia Graser. Grades I and 2: Leona Eckert
Seated. left to right: Grace Kline,
Grade 8: Vera K. Schrader
Building Principal, Jean Schassar,
Grade 7. Standing: Marjorie
Bradley. Nurse: Lucy Della Penta,
Seated, left to right: Dora Herren
Gasser. Grade Ig Dorothy Faulring,
Grade 15 Marion Szuflita, Grade 2 and
3. Standing: Eva Anthony, Grade'2:
Dorothy Smith, Kindergarten.
Seated, left to right: Betty Seutert, Grade 6: Carmelo
Parisi. Physical Ed.g Harriet Bodenstedt, Grade 4. Standing:
Alice Herren, Grade 55 Elvira Hostettler, Grade 3.
Seated, left to right: Theodora Simon.
Music: Katherine Pohl, English: Susanna
Cheesman, Latin, French. and English:
Geraldine Herrict, Commercial, Stand-
ing: Myrtle Hawley, Commercial: Anne
Adrian, Nurse: Claralice Nicolas, Citizen-
Seated, left to right: Franc E. Titus.
Mathematics: lris Manning, English and
Citizenship Education: Elma Titus, English
and Guidance. Standing: Carmelo
Parisi, Mathematics: David Darvill,
English and Citizenship Education: Rupert
Miller, Citizenship Education.
Seated. left to right: Jeanne
Eggleston, Library: Marian
Roosa. Science: Evelyn Shatter,
Art: Jane Hughes. Home
Economics. Standing: Robert
Hamilton, English and Citizen-
ship Educationp Serafino Grot-
tanelli. Mathematics: Wilbur
Morgenteld, Industrial Arts
and Driver Education: Charles
Mead, Physical Education,
Seated, left to right: Coral Belknap. Grade 25
Hildegarde Buesch, Grade 3: Virginia Schwert,
Kindergarten: Suzanne Kroening, Kindergarten.
Standing: Louise Moss. Grade 6: Dorothy
Brenner, Grade 57 Shirley Brown, Grade 47
Lettie Schoter, Grade 1. Absent: Martha Mead.
Seated. left to right: Eunice Vance,
Grade 5: Charlotte Thomas, Grade 3:
Ann Carlin, Grade 45 Mary Lou Hadsall,
Grades 1 and 2. Standing: Dorothy
Wattengel. Grade by Irene Moore. Grade
25 Shirley Smith, Grade l.
Standing, left to right: Marjorie
Rose, Kinqergarteng Dorothy Jack-
son, Grade lp Cassie Leone, Grade
6: Florence Schutts, Grade 45
Lola Dvornslci, Grade 3: Ruth
Holden, Kindergarten. Seated:
LaReta Jenney. Grade 2, Build-
pq-rvemafseawafefew-ww,ae-..,.,, mg.. e 4 ,,.., ,,,.,. . . . . . . ., ,, . .. V
Standing, left to right: Laurens Dietz. Physical Education:
Robert Moore, Commercial: Michael Zaluslci, Language:
William Schill, Industrial Arts. Seated: Florence Kale. Art-
Anna Eaturos, Home Economics: Margaret Fiske, Music.
Standing. left to right: Edward Salcowslci, Grade 7:
Thomas Ptohl, Social Studies: Emil Schweissing, Science'
Earl Slcingly, Grade 8. Seated: Margaret Brownlee,
Library: Ida Debbins. Physical Education: Nancy Raab.
h yiarav A' . pi-kncipa' Q o
d. Katt. to rightzksklrixcnxexg Bggds-nQSeTtedgmi:a Gfade
sf n mg- 3. Pfam si . fa 2 i-we '
l'l2n9j Gregg. Dorothiafyolliinib. Grade l
Conti. Mukerii MMV e
Seated, left to right: Betty Eyman,
Social Studies: Renata Demas, Eng
lish: Rosalyn Creedon, English
Standing: Alton Dunlclin, Mathema
tics: Leslie Hawley, Science.
S1 Grade 7' Emil. Cafoltfn
Standing. left to right: Ruth Jones, Grade 6: Elizabeth
McCann, Grade 5. Seated: Dorothy Powell, Grade 4: Sara
Cassidy, Grade 5: Helen Jane Ballard, Grades 4 and 6.
Raymond Ernewexn Vlce Pres:
dent Robert Jones President
MaruIyn Saunders Secretary
Peter Stevanoff Treasurer
KATHERINE P POHL
HALF OF THE
BLASDELL HIGH SCHOOL
JUDITH HESSLINK EMILIE ESCH
THOMAS LOTOCKI JAMES PYNE
WDODLHWN HIGH SCHOOL
Seated, lefi to right: J. Green
President: V. Meyers. Secre
tary. Standing: S. Figiei
Student Council Representa
tivep N. Gilson, Treasurer: N
LESLIE R. HAWLEY
HALF OF THE
JAMES ERISA BARBARA RIFFEL
W - Q . 1 I Q 1 :-v, ill :: :vH i E:: .-:,
.gz pr "" :. :.,, 5 : g.:,::fm, , ,- L f U , ,.
, r,., ' ,...
v.,,,' ' AA--.b . I iL ,, A V .,-, il i" -
i'-i' f 1
" ii ' r rag
If H i
Q? A A ' ff'
DONALD SPENCER JOHN GRETKA ETHEL LARSON
"II's berler ro be Iilfle and
shine lhan big and cas? a
Chorus IZ: Inframurals IZ.
"A prefly girl is like a melody"
Library Club IZ: Bullelineffe IZ:
Yearbook IZ: Usher, Senior Play.
"I'm building a world all my
own where work and school
will never be known."
Football II: Prom Commiifee II:
Senior Play Isfagel. Woodlawn
"Oh, who will walk a mile wifh
me along Iife's merry way?"
Properly Commillee, Senior Play.
"He'd ralher lose his dinner
Ihan his iesI."
Assembly 9: lnlramurals 9, IO:
Chorus II, IZ: Library Club IZ:
Senior Play IZ. Woodlawn
"All the world's a s+age"
Bullerineffe Il, IZ: Foolball IZ:
Baskefball 9: lnlramurals II: Sen-
ior Play Cash High School Forum
of the Air II. Blasdell
"A dogrose blushin' Io a brook
ain'f modesfer nor sweeIer."
Mixed Chorus II, IZ: Glee Club
I2: Yearbook Il: Bullefineffe IO,
Il, IZ: lnlramurals IO, Il: Cos-
aumes, Senior Play. Blasdell
"AIl his dealings are square
and above The board."
Band 9, IO, ll, I2: Assembly
Band 10, Il, IZ: Soccer 9: Prom
. . ,,
"There's great abilily in know-
ing how Io conceal one's abil-
Foofball ID, II, IZ: Soccer 9:
Woodlawnian Staff IO, II, IZ:
Year Book Sfaff IZ: Assembly
Band IZ: Band 9, IO, II, IZ: E.
S. S, P. A. IZ: Class Vice Pres-
idenr IZ: Assembly 9, Il: linlrae
murals 9, II: Senior Play Com-
miflee IZ: Prom Commilfee II.
"Big as life and Iwice as
J. V. Foolball IO, ll: Senior Play
lsfagel: Service Club 9, IO, II,
I2: Prom Commilfee II.
"Never a happier man in lown,
'rhan when he's pilching on lhe
Baseball 9, I0, ll, I2: Soccer 9,
IO, ll: Chorus 9, IO, ll, I2: Sen-
ior Play: Prom Commillee Il.
ALFRED CLOTH I ER
"Born Io fhe purple"
Mixed Chorus 9, IO, ll, I2: Oper-
ella IO: Variely Show ll: Band
IO, ll, I2: Foofball Il, I2: Bas-
kefball 9: Track ll: lnframurals
ll, I2: U. N. Assembly IO, ll, I2:
Chrislmas Pageanl I2: Sfudenf
Teaching I2: Senior Play Casl:
Advanced Mixed Chorus l2,
How we laughed as we labored "All The world loves a lover"
'rogefher" Yearbook ll, I2: Foolball 9, IO,
Bullefineffe ll, I2: Yearbook I2: Il: Baskefball 9: Baseball 9: Cos-
Senior Play Casl. BI fumes, Senior Play. Blasdell
"The ring on her finger which
sparkles so brlghl predicls her
fufure wilh a radianl lighf."
Chorus ll, I2: lnfrarnurals I2:
Senior Play lusherl. Woodlawn
"For +he fhoughfs of youlh are
long, long 'rhough'rs."
Foolball IO, ll, I2: Baskelball 9,
ll: Baseball 9, IO: Volleyball I2:
Lighls and Sound, Senior Play.
"ls everybody happy?"
Sludenl' Council I2: Bullefinelle
I2: Band 9, l0, ll, I2: Foofball
IO, ll, I2: Track II: Student
Teaching I2: Senior Play Cast
"The whole world says 'Hello'
everywhere you go!"
Sfudenf Council ll, I2: Bullelin-
elle l0, ll, I2: Baskelball Shoo?-
inq Conlesf ll: Yearbook I2:
Foolball ll, I2: Baskefball IO, ll,
I2: Baseball 9, IO, Il, 2: Class
Officer-Treas. 9: Prom Affendanf
I: Volleyball IO, ll, I2: Senior
Play Cast Blasdell
ANTHONY DEL BELLO
"A dark haired lad, wifh a
quick reply: his answer fo life is,
l'll never know why."
Baskelball Il, I2: Senior Play
lusherl: Chorus ll, I2: Prom
Commiflee Il. Woodlawn
"Good humor may be said fo
be one of fhe very besf arlicles
of dress one can wear in so-
Library Club I2: Senior Play
lpropl: lnframurals 9, IO, ll, l2.
RAYMOND ERN EWEIN
Im sure cares an enemy Io
B efmeffe I0 Foofball IO ll
kefball I0 I2 Trac
O II I2 Class Of'ficerVeep
Prom Affendanf II Volleyball 9
I2 Senior Play as
There was a sfar danced and
under fha? I was born
lxed Chorus O ll I2 ee
u 9 I2 Bullehne e
IO II IZ Baskefball shooin
confesl' I2 Varlefy Show ll Year
g ok ll I2 ESSPA Conference
ramurals 9 I0 I2
Sfafe Represenfaflve II Volley
ball Il Advanced Mixed Chorus
I2 High School Forum of The
Air II Senior Play Cas? Chris?
mas Pageant I2 Library Club I2
In sporfs he dofh well excell
aseball 9 I2 Soccer
I2 Sludenf Councu
Rep I2 Senior Play Class Veep
II Yearboo Sta
Prom Alfendanf ll Volleyball IO
S e may be quief buf se
I loo shy and she alwas
smiles as she passes by
Woodlawnlan Sfaff ll I2 Senior
Pla Iprop usher-I Prom AI
an? I Iramurals 9 I0 Il
Cass Secrelary IO Il Organ
Club Varlely Show Assembly 9
Shes nof foo qulef nof loo
ou e I' ave
Senior Play lmake upl rom
Commufree lnframurals ll A
SCYUIDIY 9 Woodlawn
One smile for every boy
Buf Iwo for every girl
an 9 I2 Chorus
ssembly Band 9 I0
nramurals 9 II I2 Tenms
I2 Soccer 9 II Class Presldenf
IO All High Band I2 All ae
Bnd I2 Prom Commiffee II
Woodlawnian Sfaff IO Assembly
9 Senior Play lsfagej Mike Club
"Leo is 'Ihe sign of fhe hear?"
Inframurals II: Glee Club IO:
Library Club IZ: Publicify, Senior
NANCY JO GILSON
"S'fun 'Io be merry, happy, and
S'fun Io know Nan, She's fha?
Chbrus 9, IO, Il, I2: All Slafe
Chorus Il, I2: All High Chorus
I0, ll, 2: Intramurals 9, IO, II I2:
Variefy Show Il: Library Club
II: Class Treasurer I2: Senior
Play: Assembly 9: Prom Com-
mirfee ll: Woodlawnian 9, IO,
Ill l2, Woodlawn
MARLI N GOODHEART
"Full of pep and full of fun,
ready lo do whaf should be
Assembly Band I2: Band 9, I0, II,
Year Book Sfaffg Assembly I2:
I2: Tennis II, I2: Senior Play:
Prom Commiffee Il: Library Club
Il, I2: Woodlawnian II, I2: In-
Iramurals 9, IO, ll, l2.
"Bro'rher can you spare a dime."
Soccer 9, IO, II, I2: Baskefball
9, IO, Il, I2: Baseball 9, IO,
II, I2: Chorus II, I2: Siudenl'
Council Rep., Veep, Presldenl:
All Sfafe Chorus II, I2: All High
Chorus II, I2: Inframurals 9: Sen-
ior Play: Assembly 9: Volleyball
IO, II, I2. Woodlawn
Le? any women speak long
ugh d h II gel
orus II M sc u
Prom CommsH'ee II Yearbook I2
Sensor Play lpropsl Woodlawn
A greal nose sndscafes a greai
man gensal courleous snlellecf
eball 9 I0 I I2 Baskef
Chorus? I0 II I2 Woodlawnsan
I0 Sensor Play lpropsl Inlramu
rals I0 Prom Commsflee Varsery
Show II Woodlawn
An ambslsous and hardworkxng
lad one of the busses? Fronher
cer 9 I0 I2 Baske
II Sfudenl' Councs
Yearbook Sfaff I2 Sensor Play
lannouncerl Class Pressdenf 9
I2 Baseba Woodlawn
Slsll wafer runs dceo
ck I0 I I2 Soccer I2 an
II I2 Assembly Ban
II I2 Assembly 9 Prom om
mslee II Sensor Play lsfagel
I2 All Hsgh Band I2 Woodlawn
S e ss prelfy Io walk wlh
An wsfly Io falk wslh nd
pleasanl lo fo fhsnk on
her 'tongue ss Ihe law
sxed Chorus I0 I I2 e
u O Varse y S ow
Chrssfrrsas Pageanl I2 Mussc Sen
sor ay Blasdell
She fha? was ever fasr and
never proud Had fongue af wsll
and yef was never loud
Msxed Chorus II I2 Glee Club
Il I2 Sfudenl Cou
u elsnelfe I0 I2 Varsefy
ow II Yarbook II I2 nra
rals 9, 0, I2, Chrsslm
Pageanf l2, Advanced Msxed
Chorus I2 I-lsgh School Forum of
'rhe Asr II Sensor Play Casf
Never lel' sfudses snlerfere wslh
hsgh school educafson
occer 9 Baskelball 9 Assembly
Sparklsng and peppy every day
lol of peope she
Prom Commsllee II Sensor Play
Woodlawnsan Slaff I2 Yearbook
S I2 Mussc Club I2
I am monarch ol all I survey
My rsghf lhere ss none fo dss
rbcok I2 Track II I2 C s
scer Veep II Pres
Commslfee Sensor Play
Sunny smile personalify plus
a righf nice Senior fo have wufh
Woodlawnxan 9 IO ll I2 ear
boo Sfaff I2 Library Club I0
Senior Play Inframurals 9 IO Il
horus I0 I2 Music u
Pr s 2 Woodlawn
Live eal' laugh sleep Ihals
a molto Ill always eep
ccer 9 I0 I2 Baskef a
Manager I2 Baseball Manager 9
Band 9 I0 ll Woodlawn
ll I2 ESS P A Conven ion
S mor a Woodlawn
Peggys peppy very slylish
wily or serious very Smulish
II I2 Yearbook Slaff I2 Wood
wnian 9 0 II I2 Cheere
mg 9 Variety Show II Class Sec
re ary 0 Class Treasurer
InIramurals9 I0 Il Organ Class
I0 Prom Commnllee Il Prom
Aflendanl II Woodlawn
RICHARD KRAU KENNETH KUBIAK
Men of few words are e Reading makelh a full man
besf men Baseball I0 lnframurals I2 Sefs
9 I2 Inlramura s Commiffee Senior Play Blasdell
I2 Lighfs and Sound Sen
I2 Year ook
Bullellnelfe I0 Il
I2 Fool a 9 I2 Baslrelball
r 9 I0 PA Conference II
Class Officer Pres I0 Programs
Senior Play Blasdell
"She has a fongue af will, buf
Woodlawnian 9, IO, ll, llg Year-
book IZ, Senior Play Imalce-upl
IZ, lnframurals I2g Designed Girls
Sweaf Shirfs I2. Woodlawn
"Be good, sweef maid, and lel
who will be cleverf'
Mixed Chorus IO, Il, I23 Glee
Club 9, IO, ll, l2g Variely Show
II, Cheerleader 9, IO, Il, l2g
Band 9, IO, Il, I2g lnframurals
I2g Chrisfmas Pageanl I2g All
Slafe Competition IO, Il, I2g
Tickeis, Senior Play, Advanced
Mixed Chorus. Blasdell
LEWIS LINDN ER
"Some Ihink Ihe world was
made for fun and frolic and so
Properly Commillee, Senior Play.
"A merry hear? makefh a cheer-
lnlramurals ll, l2g Tickels, Senior
Always happy never
hu ry ul fakes quule an ex os
uon Io make hum scurry
F o ball II Soccer Imanaqerl
I2 Senuor Play lusherl lnlramu
Her beamung smule wll b
remembered a long whule
ramurals 9 I0
es wuse ul nl' so a
precuous fhungs come very small
Prom Aflendanf ll Inlrarnuraus
KAY DIANE McBRATNlE
Sweel un a quuel way quuef
un a sweel way
Lubrary Club I2 Woodlawnuan
I Assem 9 Prom ser
ved Senuor Play lmake upl
The world loves she and she
Woodlawnuan Busuness Manaqer
d 9 I2 Cnorus
I2 Assembly Ban
II I2 Senuor Play Assem
amurals 9 0 I2 r
ganuzafuon Chaurman for Class
Charler Lubrary Club I2 Cheer
leadung ll Sfudenl' Councul Rep
ll Yearbook Sfaff I2 Varuefy
ow ll All Slale Chorus
Prom Alfendarul ll Woodlawnuan
Someone I ly nuce I
know buf one who rrakes musuc
wherever he goes
Sfale Chorus II 2 All
orus I0 C r
Varue ow Musuc
u I0 Woodlawn
Pleasanl and unassumung her
par? we always fund her doung
orus 9 I0 I2 Musuc C
c ramura s
oodlawnuan 9 I0 I 2
sembly 9 All Hugh Chorus I0 II
E S S P A Conference I2 Year
book Sfaff II I2 Prom Commuf
and Alfendanl I I Senuor
2 C Treas II Varue
ow ll Lubrary Club
VERON ICA M EYERS
Iuflle gurl wulh fhe buggesf
eyes as someones nu se shell
be a pruze
Band 9 I0 ll I2 Chorus IO,
II I2 Woodlawnuan 9 I0 II
I2 Cheerleadung 9, I0 ll I2
Assembly 9 lnlramurals 9 IO,
II I2 Musuc Club Veep II Prom
Arfendanf II Class Veep 9 Va
ruely Show Il Prom Comrruuflee
II Assembly Band I2 Yearbook
Slaff I2 Sludenl Councul Treas
I2 Lubrary Club I2 Class Sec
I2 Senuor Play lpromplung and
He was a verray Parlul genlul
o ball 9 I0 , T c ,
Inlramurals I2 Musuc Senuor
And sfull Ihey gazed and slull
fhe wonder grew
Tha? one small head could carry
all he knew'
Baskefball 9, Baseball I0 lnlra
murals Il I2 Tuckels Senuor Play
Her voice was ever genfle
sweef and low an exce enf
Ihing in woman
Mixed Chorus I2 Makeup Sen
lor ay Blasdell
ESTH ER PALMER
Her ways are ways of pleas
an ness and all her pafhs are
lxed Chorus IO I I2 e
u I0 I2 Variely Show
Chrnslmas Pageanl I2 Usher Sen
nor Play Blasdell
Sh s all my fancy pain ed
Shes lovely shes divine
Ixed9Chorus I0 I I2 ee
I2 Varlely Show Il Cheerleading
Prom Alfendanl II Chrisfmas
Pageanr I2 Make up Senior Play
All his arrows were Ixpped
u ehnelle 9 I0 I2 ear
ok II I2 ESSPA Con r
ence I2 Programs Senior Play
MARY ANN PATTERSON
Slay as sweef as you are
ixed Chorus I0 I I2 ee
u 9 I2 Bullehne e
I2 Variely Sho I a
yball 0 I2 C rls
mas Pageanf II All Sfale Com
e Ihon 9
Forum of lhe Air Senior Play
H py a I from cae I
Why arenl Ihey all conlended
L in Club 9 I0 Operelfa 0
n 9 I0 I2 Fool'
Class Officer Sec n r
rals I T nnis I0 Siu en
Teaching I2 Variefy Show II Vol
e all II All Slate Band
MARCIA PETERSEN ALICE PIETRYKOWSKI GEORGE PLARR GORDON POECKING
Marsh Peachle Gus
"II"s nice Io be nalural when " e's as kind as she is ir." "D ing whar 's Io be one
you're nafurally nice." Usher, Senior Play when if should be done."
Senior Play l2g Chorus I2. Blasdell ccer IO, - Tennis
Woodlawn , I2g Prom'A1en ani I I
"W af is so rare as a wi ' g
ccer 93 Chorus 9, IO, , 1
ie Club 9, 3 B IO, -
sembly 9, IO: Prom Commillee
5 Variey ub 1 All a e
orus Il, g Libr r 1
Senior Play. Woodlawn
"Loves fo. giggle, never cries,
her friendship is one 'rhaf never
Library Club I2, lnframurals 9,
I0. Il. I2- Woodlawn
"I fry all fhings, I achieve whal
occer 9, IO, Baskefball 9, IO,
Band 9, IO, II, Chorus 9, IO, Pep
Band IO, II, Senior Play lsfage
"We are fhe music-makers,
And we are fhe dreamers of
Mixed Chorus 9, IO, II, I2, Lafin
Club 9, IO, Sfudenf Council-
Treas. I2, Baskefball Shoofing
Confesf 9, -Opereffa IO, Variefy
Show 9, II, Band 9, IO, II, I2,
Foofball IO, ll, I2, Baseball 9,
Track IO, II, I2, Class Officer-
Sec. 9, Treas. IO, II, Chrisfmas
Pageanf I2, All Sfafe Compe-
fifion 9, IO, II, I2, Sfudenf
Teaching I2, All Sfafe Band I2,
Inlrarnurals II, I2, Advanced
Mixed Chorus I2, Senior Pla
BARBARA RI FFEL
"Barbara's fhe quief, pafienf
kind, a 'rruer friend, you'lI never
Woodlawnian 9, IO, II, I2, Year-
book I2, Sfudenf Council Sec. IO,
Club I2, Senior Play
lpropl, Class Hisforian 9, IO,
II, IZ, Prom Affendanl' Il, As-
sembly 9, lnframurals 9, IO, II,
"To seek, Io sfriye, fo find,
and nol fo yield."
Mixed Chorus 9, IO, Band 9, IO,
Foofball IO, II, I2, Baskefball
9, Track IO, Inframurals II, I2,
Pulolicify Commiffee, Senior Play.
"Many speak and say nofhing,
buf when she speaks if's some-
Woodlawnian 9, IO, II, lnframu-
rals IO, I2, Yearbook IO, Senior
Play imake-UPI! Assembly 9, De-
signed Girls Sweat Shirfs.
"Hair of gold eyes of blue,
fo a cerfain fellow she'II always
Chorus 9, IO, II, I2, Library
Club II, Sfafe Chorus II, I2,
Variefy Show II, lnframurals 9, IO,
II, Woodlawnian IO, II, I2, All
High Chorus II, I2, Prom Com-
miffee I, Senior Play.
"There's no business like show
Mixed Chorus IO, II, I2, Glee
Club 9, IO, II, I2, Bullefineffe
I2, Opereffa IO, Variefy Show 9,
Il, Cheerleader IO, II, I2, Year-
book I2, Band 9, IO, II, 2, Infra-
murals 9, IO, II, I2, Madrigals
IO, Prorn Affendanf II, All Sfafe
Chorus II, All Sfafe Compefifion
IO, II, I2, Chrisfmas Pageanl I2,
Sfudenl' Teaching I2, Advanced
Mixed Chorus I2, Senior Play
"A world wifhouf music is no
place for mel"
Mixed Chorus IO, II, I2, Glee
Club IO, II, I2, Bullefineffe IO,
II, I2, Opereffa IO, Variefy Show
9, II, Yearbook I2, Band 9, IO,
II, I2, Class Officer-Secf. I2,
Sfale Chorus I2, Christmas Pa-
Inlramurals 9, IO, II, I2, All
geanf I2, All Sfafe Compelifion
IO, Il, IZ. Blasdell
NO RTON SC HWA RTZOTT
"In few do we find abilily and
Baskefball II, IZ, Soccer II, I2,
Yearbook Arf Sfaff, Woodlawnian
Arf Sfaff I2, Senior Play Commit-
Iee, Inframurals lofficiall, Volley-
ball I2. Woodlawn
"l like work, il fascinales me. "She's happy, gay, and full of
I can sul' and look af if for fun, she's the friend of every-
Soccer 9, IO! Foofball II, IZ? lnfrarnurals 9, IO, II, IZ, Chorus
Baskefball 9, IO, II, IZ, Baseball IO, ll, IZ, Prom Commilfee, Li-
9., IO. II. IZ! SSUIOI' PIGY COW- brary Club IZ, Senior Play
mllfee, Class Treas. IO, Inlra- lugherjg Yearbook Sfaff,
murals 9, Woodlawnian Il, Wggdlawn
vmeiNIA suvesnu DONALD spencer: JosEPH STELMACH PETER srEvANorr
"God's in His Heaven
All's righl' wilh Ihe worId."
Mixed Chorus IO, II, IZ, Glee
Club 9, IO, Il, IZ, Lalin Club
9, IO, Variely Show II, Madrigals
IO, All Slale Chorus II, IZ,
Compefifion IO, II, IZ, Advanced
Chrislrnas Pageanf IZ, All Slale
Mixed Chorus IZ, Programs, Sen-
ior Play. Blasdell
"Though Iam always in hasfe I
am never in a hurry."
"lf al firsl you don'+ succeed,
fry, Iry again."
Yearbook IZ, Track II, IZ, Ari
Work, Senior Play. Blasdell
"Don'I' lel' fhe flag Iouch 'Ihe
Mixed Chorus 9, IO, ll, IZ,
Lalin Club 9, IO, Sludenf Coun-
cil II, Baskefball Shoofing Con-
fesl IZ, Operella IO, Variely Show
9, II, Band 9, IO, II, IZ, Foolball
9, IO, IZ, Baseball 9, Baskelball 9,
IO, Il, IZ, Track IO, II, IZ, Class
Officer-Treas. Z, Volleyball IO
Chrislmas Pageanl IZ, All Slale
Compelilion II, Advanced Mixed
Chorus IZ, Producfion Manager,
Senior Play. Blasdell
"Ye look sweef counsel Io-
Mixed Chorus IO, Glee Club 9,
IO, II, BulleI'ineH'e II, Variely
Show 9, lnlramurals IO, ll, Make-
up, Senior Play. Blasdell
.iilhe slar of The unconquered
Foofball IO, ll, IZ, Baseball 9,
IO, Intramurals II, Music, Senior
"The dearesl' fhings we know
are whal you are!"
Mixed Chorus II, IZ, Glee Club
IO, II, IZ, Lalin Club 9, IO,
Bullelinelle IO, II, IZ, Baskelball
Shooling Confesf IO, Variery Show
ll,E.S.S.P.A. Conference II, Class
Officer-Sec. 9, IO, II, lnlramurals
9, IO, II, IZ, Madrigals IO, Prom
Allendanl II, U. N. Assembly
ll, IZ, Chrislmas Pageanl Z, All
Sfafe Compefifion 9, IO, ll, IZ,
Advanced Mixed Chorus IZ. l
"A, workman Ihal needelh nol
Foolball IO, IZ, Track IO, ll, IZ,
lnframurals Il, IZ, Ticker Com-
miflee, Senior Play. Blasdell
Hllch your wagon lo a slar
Mxed Chorus II I2 Glee Cub
u elmelle I
Varlely ll Yearbook 2 lnlramu
s 9 I2 Chrnslmas a
geanf I2 Tnckel' Commnffee Sen
lor Pay Blasdell
Do unlo olhers as you would
have ofhers do unlo you
Mxed Chorus9 I0 Il I2 Oper
ella I0 Chrlsfmas Pageeanl I2
Sels and Lighls Senior Play
My hear? is lrue as sIeel
Boy s Slafe Represenlallve ll Sels
and Llghls Senior Play
GLADYS VAN BUSKIRK
Some do nol' make much
noise buf make lheur presence
fell wilh poise
A embly 9 Pom l rvell II
Library Club I2 Woodlawnnan
"Why, lhen lhe world's rnine
oysler, which I wifh sword will
Mixed Chorus 9, IU, II, IZ: Lalin
Club 9, IO: Baskelball Shooling
Conlesl II: Operella IO: Variely
Show 9, II: Band 9, IO, I2:
Foolball 9, I0, Il, IZ: Chrisfmas
Pageanf I2: Baseball 9, IO, II, I2:
Prom Allendanl II, Class Officer-
Veep IO: Pres. II: Prom Allend-
anl Il: Advanced Mixed Chorus
I2: Volleyball IO, ll, IZ: Senior
Play Casl, Blasdell
"Smiles are many, frowns are
few, lhis lillle lass will never be
lnlramurals 9, IO: Prom Commil-
lee ll. Woodlawn
A Iillle sugar a Ixlfle s Ice
we Ihlnk Lrndah is very nice
Senior Play lpropl lnlramurals
H I lo Thee blilhe splruf
xed Chorus 9 I0 l I2 1:
Club 9 I0 Operella IO Verfely
Show II Yearbook I2 lnlrarnu
s II Props Senior
REN ATA DEMAS
Woodlawn Asslslanf Advisor
All together now - let's go!
CLASS HISTORY l
In September, 1953,
We entered the Senior Room, - 203,
And there we started our brilliant career
By selecting class officers for our final year
At B. H. S. Jones, Ernewein, Stevanotf, Saunders,
- These were our choices. ls it any wonder
Our class has shone so brightly? winter Carnival
Next, we picked our colors, teal-blue and white,
They made our banner a glorious sight
To gaze upon: for our class flower
We chose the white Carnation. Then the atom-smashing power
Of our minds moved us to select a motto lningly
ln Latin, it reads, "Veni, Vidi, Vici."
With Banner, Motto. Pledge, upon our wall,
We felt at last that we were seniors, one and all!
Then autumn came. The golden days sped fast.
But before "October's bright bue weather" had past,
We had ordered rings. - Josten was the company's name,
And pretty Sue Taleff had risen to fame
As chairman of our first Class dancel
lt seemed to us we'd scarcely had a chance
To get the "feel" of being Seniors before the snow came
And the Class of '54 discovered a new clown
In iolly Vito Croce, who won loud applause
At our Christmas Party, as old Santa Claus.
ln January we danced again,
This time to Jimmy Pyne's band:
'Twas Peter S. who chairmanned the party.
Complete with a winlting snowman, clever and "arty."
February! Ah, that's the month we'll remember for many a day,
For the cast was then selected for our annual Senior play!
And many a show may come and go: many a star rise and fall,
But none will match Sue Sattler in the role of Lucille Ball!
We stand here at the crossroads as this yearbook goes to press
Our Senior Year's not over, but there's no need to guess
About events before us as the sands of time run fast!
ln May, will come a solemn moment, as Moving-Up Day rolls around,
When we graduate, on the 28th, and then, alas, too soon,
We'll find ourselves a-standing, our diplomas still unfurled,
The "grand old Seniors" of '54 out in the wide, wide world."
Yet each of us will always say, as loyal Seniors in full accord.
To paraphrase our motto, "We came, we saw, we conquered."
"l Love Lucy" 28 The Music l7l Makers
Years may come and go, and with them good times all:
But none so well remembered, nor so easy to recall
As those that started long ago when we were new in W. H. S..
And numbered only twelve in years, or maybe even less.
Our constitution called for cerise and silver and an orchid as
our sign, A
And we took an Edgar Guest stanza and dwealt on every line-
"Maybe it couldn't be done," but "we wouldn't say so till we'd
And so we vowed to keep this motto and on it success relied.
Selling candy, having movies were our means of chief support
By the time our ninth grade dance came, we weren't a penny
Spring Fantasy we called it, and in hues of orchid, pink, and
We proved we had the power to create a royal night.
With this success fresh in our minds, we set out to show the rest
That proms may come and proms may go, but ours would be
the best --
With weeks of work and heaps of paper, glitter, and some foil,
We produced a magic land that well repaid our toil.
Shades of blue with white and gold and glitter formed our sky,
And underneath the frothy gowns and fragant flowers drifted by.
Barb and Jim brought in the crowns and gave them to Pat
Together with the bracelets as tokens of this cherished day.
Senior days brought one last dance-Sadie Hawkins was the
With polka dots, and big brown jugs we carried on her fame.
Every year about in June, we'd pack our things together,
And ride the bus, singing loud, and prayin' for sunny weather.
How well we remember the Ridge and all it meant to us -
How Stan Figiel fell off the swing, and our big eaters --
Jim and Joel Bus:
And how Peggy, Ronnie, and the rest in all their dainty charm
Swam in the drinking water reservoir and gave us such alarm!
Who has the matches, pickles, rolls, and hot dogs too?
Quote Jim Frisa - "Not l, l gave them all to you!"
In spite of troubles, fuss and so many things to do,
We loved the day, the friends, the charred hot dogs -
"The Adorable Imp" came to life and all the village smiled -
"As laipciie donned a kiddie dress and was a widdle, widdle
And Marlin quite forgot himself and much to our surprise
"Move over" shouted to Janet and pushed her when she
"Dawling" Marcia, Gerry, Eddie, Stanley, and Jewell Knight
Offset biddy Ray Goodrich - lrish brogue. red wig, and
rolling pin might.
The plans, the bother, the endless lines were worth it all
As we faced the cheering audience and made our final bow.
Leaders are the core of any group and ours was no exception
We elected Jim Green four times for leadership and perception:
Each member of our class has been a friend to love and honor
They say these days can never stay, but surely now they musty
kauuu:LQ, , .,,,..gfA M., xi. A...g.-s:Q Hg. pg. ': i -1'.. ,u......,.....m..g:,, ..i4..,:.. f4.,, .z.1fuza1w:g 1 ,'::ga mwlmw:1"'WlU1.,..-.,- . , ,L-,-A,.1., NV Cl'
Froni Row, lefi io righf: Miss A. Faturos, E. Zegler, D. Ruddy, R
Floreno, G. Rooney, C. Wendt, D, Rush, A. Dorge, J. Crotty, Li
Bozgeh, R. Andrisani. Second Row: A. Rizzo, H. Croalcman, G, Edwards
R Altherr M Francis M Haas C Carmod A Walczalc M Johns,
. , . , . , . y, . , .
C. Harris. Third Row: J. Hinlcley, D, Goodheart, B. Meyers, J. Scaza
favo, P. Zeckser, P. Lichon, S. Trayford, E. McLennan, J. Schubert, J
Hoffman, B. Gerwin. Fourih Row: A. Ward, S. Ochaslre. J, Schlau
P. Keller, S. Maclc.
The firsl underralcing of +he class of '55 was a
dance, "Auiumn Nociurnef' Socially as well as scho-
lasrically Juniors have made a good record. Co-
operaiion of rhe enlire group made rhe "Junior-Senior
-Prom" a memorable occasion. Afrer fhar, 'rhoughrs
rurned To plans for lhe Senior year.
.T UN ICR
OFficers Standing: Audrey Ward, Secretary: Seaied:
Donald Fredrilcsen, President, Evelyn Zegler, Treas-
urer: Barbara Meyers, Vice-President.
Front Row, left fo righi: Miss R.
Creedon, W. Baker, R. Scheliller,
Ray Scheffler, F. Fueller, P. Lud
low, D. Fredrilcsen, A. Augrom
K. Siclcau. Second Row: J. Bus
H, Lombard, G. Schurnpcher, W
Fessel, L. Gibson, D. Price, D
Crabtree, E. Manley, A. Colafran
ceschi, N, Keller, H. Walczalc, J
Sterlace, C. Frisa, D. Burke, R
Cheney, B, Garnish.
Left to Right: P. Kasperelz, Secretaryp R. War-
clell, treasurer: G. Burger, President: R, Suto.
First Row, left to right: Mrs, Hawley, J. Parkinson, D. Wilcox, B. Tomalca.
M. Rogers, L. McCarthy, J. Schlottman, P. Perison, S. Schultz, Mrs.
Nicolas. Second Row: J. McCarthy, R. Zajac, A. Trella, M. Texter, R.
Stoj. S. Merrill, A, Mitchell, R. Wardell. Third Row: W. Page, D. Tinlcham,
N. Palmer, J. lmburgia, R. Percy, L. Schefller, T. Sargente, R. Suto,
ln our diary tor l953-54, we tind a successful Sadie l-lawlcins
Dance. For the tirst time we chose a Daisy Mae and Lil
Abner. Atter Easter we had a spring dance. The biggest
event ot all was the Junior-Senior Prom which was a very
First Row. lett to right: Mrs.
Hawley, M. Dylilc, S. Harris, J.
Harmon, P, Kasperelc, N. Geigals.
E. DeCillis, C. Burns, D. Bialota.
J. Guay. Mrs. Nicolas. Second
Durward, R. Eagan, D. Barnes
P, Hattner, E. Fickelsher.
Row: H. Kuehnel, D. Firley, P.
Guay, P. Carosa, R. Bontessuto, A.
Hansgen, G. Burger, K, Clever,
S. Lang, E. Koch. Third Row:,G.
SOPHOMORE GIRLS-First Row, left to right M. Francis, M. Van Bus-
kirk, B. Slawson, S. Pettinqill, M. Augrom, D. Heffler, B. Cheshire, E.
McKay, Miss Kale. Second Row: J. Colello, A. Schumacher, S, Herrman,
C. Mastrangelo. B. Carney, D. Kelly, E. Ryerse, H. McKay. Absent: B.
Bralcowleclu, G. Leibold.
SOPHOMORE BOYS-Sfanding, left to righi: Mr. Schill, R. Pacyon, R. l-lolynslci,
Brooks, J. Pickhardt, J. Piniewski, D. Bushnell, B. Con don, D. R an. Secon
g y d Row:
Bednarz, R. Fredenberg, R. Schoenhardt, G. Blaclc, R, Sroda, S, Gretlca, M. Hughes,
Pries, R. Brox. Third Row: L. Brown, S. Monforte, L. Lowman, J. McGillicuddy,
Baritot, R. DiNardo. R. Striclcer, P. Kirisits,
OFFICERS-Lefi fo Right: J
Olson, Vice-President: D, Hef-
'Fler, Student Council Rep.g L
Ballagh, President: J, Piniewski
Treasurerg M. Kocic, Secre-
SOPHOMORE BOYS - Firsf
Row, left 'ko right: Mr. Pfohl.
J. Olson, C, Schweikert. R. Bis-
caro, A. Evans, J. Sfasierow-
ski, P. Friscic. L. Ballagh. J.
Dolinar. Second Row: A. Lar-
son, J. Gorton, R. Selig, H.
Puleo, K. Lucas, F. Occhino,
G, Ward. Third Row: J. Cran-
dall. R. Hosford, F. Rosiek, C.
Zerby, F. Longbine, R. Brown.
The Sophomore Class has worked Jrogeiher fo fry ro make +his year mosf success-
ful. All class members have co-operaied in raising funds for The class. We have
worked diligenily fo befrer ourselves and our aciivilies. We hope Thai our +wo years
of experience as a Class, and in class acfivilies will enable us 'ro make our school
a beHer insiiiuie of learning. We are planning for our las? years in high school in
'rhe hope +ha+ ours will be an ou+s'I'anding con+ribu+ion +o 1'he school communiiy.
ing, left ko right: Mrs. Eyman
L. Rooney, M. Grosskopf, J
Helet, S. Wilson, K. Bresslin
S. Barth, J. Sanchez, M. Rados
Second Row: J. Dunklin, J
Anneser, E. Nowak, S. Wieder
F. Broadbent. E. Morey, R. M
Ehrhart, D. Jones. Third Row
F. Lichon, C. Livsey, S. Schei-
del, M. Kocic, J. Colafrances-
chi, B. Laub. Abseni: C
First Row, left to right: D
Lowe, P. Harmon, J. Szlcutalc
H. Leyh, J, Peters, L. Ferro
B. DeBotte, M. Jones, K. Nor-
ton, C, Piccirilli, D. Dunne
M. J. Fetcho. S. Young, A
Koch, C. Conklin. Second Row:
Mr. Hamilton, F, LaRosa, D
Saunders, C. Miller, M. Tanett
l. Suto, N. Schultz, J. Zup-
pinger, B. Spicer, E. Wright
F. Cooper, K. Eagan, S. Len
non, A. Lancon, L. Martinez
D, Day. Third Row: D. Hawes
L. Firley, B, Palmer, N. Wing
R. Flis, J. Pietrocarlo, R. Sny
der, T. Glover, B. Kubialc, H
Warner, M. Taylor, P. Hunt,
First Row, left to right: J. Smith, B. Anderson
V. Unger. M. Reulnaut, P, Bishop, C. Carosa
M, Palmer, C. Blyth, M. A. Schwindler, J
Thiel, J. Colley. Second Row: Mrs. Cheesman
D Bo er C Hattner J Burns J Beals A
. y , . , . . . . -
Bianco, E. Clendaning, P. Barrera, R. Chiodo,
D. Smith. Third Row: W, Annett, W. Quick,
D. Blim, T. Stetanacci, C. Betlzer, F. Stelmach
J. Capozzi, W. Cale, R. Martinez. Absent: N.
Seated, left to right: J, Colley, Vice-President
D. Dunne, Secretary, Standing: P. Barrera
Treasurer: E. Stelmach, President, D. Lowe
Presidentp T. Stetanacci, Secretaryp M. Jones,
Treasurerg C. Conklin, Vice-President.
The Sophomores are proud to be
in Senior Hgh Our class is well
represented in sports music and
other extra curricular activities
The spring dance is the gala event
or sophomores with the picnic a
First Row. left to right: Mr.
Moore, P, Petek, W. Foit, F.
DeBacker, G, Barber, W. Ma-
bie, J, Broadbent, J. Govenet-
tio, R. Fessel, P. Schwartzott.
The combined registration ot
the Freshmen classes in Wood-
lawn and Blasdell number I94 stu-
dents. Broken down, we tind 64
from Blasdell under the homeroom
supervision ot Miss E. Titus and
Mr. R. Miller. The remaining I3O
from Woodlawn come under the
guidance ot Miss M. Fiske, Mrs.
N. Raab, Mr. M. Zaluski and Mr.
E. Skowronski. Second Row:
W. Walker, R. Nistler, J.
Tomljenovich, P. Farley, J.
Kollander, J, White. R. Kor-
hummel, R, Doll, L. Sartori,
A. Neutter. Third Row: D.
Wright, R. Dryer, B. Wood-
worth, J. Hoffman, H. Agate.
Absent: D. Barnes, T. Cram,
G. Price, C, Westphal, R.
Church, J, Patti.
First Row, left to right: N. Kingsland. Sec-
retary 2083 A. Walters, F. Robbins, B.
Borger, D. Stanton, F. Caputo. Secretary
2605 A. Druzbik, C. Young, B. Hartman, V
Tanetli, Miss E, Titus. Second Row:
Buckle, A, Ryan, B. Smith, E. Kasperek, C
Boice, E. Miller, Treasurer 208g P. Druzbik
R. Brennan, S. Spurck. Third Row: G. Peters
B. Day, C. Dengler, J. Nowakowski,
First Row, left to right: N. Kapuszak, M.
ohlabaugh, Treasurer, 206: R. Gaydon,
President 206: D. Smith, R. Grajeda, W.
azur, J. Byrne, J. DiMatteo, E. Weisker-
er, R. Cabibi, J, Eldridge, R. Crusan, B.
ch, Vice-President, 206: D. Walters.
cond Row: N. House, R. Toporek, R.
lley, B. Simone, T, Snyder, L. Texter, R.
Post, B. Christini, R. Palyszeski, J. Fumerelle,
esident 2085 W, Ferro, J. Evoy. Third
Row: L. Zygula, D. Hammond, R. Percy,
ce-President, 2085 A. Caputo, L. Wil-
liams. E. Moss. A. Andrukat, D. Kij, R.
Velez, R. Schettler, J. Talbot, J. Wyman.
Front Row, left to right: M
L. Schroeder, S. Rogers, A
Mure, M. Thomas, J. Rush,
President: E. Barth, M. Culver.
J, Smiley, l. Haclcemer, F.
Langbein. Second Row: Miss
Fiske, M. Van Buslcirlc, M. J.
McGrath, J. Rose, Treasurer,
M. E. Breslin, E. Yesser, J.
Morloclc, V. Volo, P. Wiencek.
Student Council Rep. Third
Row: D. Thorne, K. Hazlett.
J. Klemp, M. Mabie, E. Baslca.
N. Hughes, K. Masterman, D.
Sawdey, D. Biscaro, T. Livsey.
First Row. I-eft to right: M, Andrisani,
L. Smith, R. Barco, J. Moran, J
Fitzsimmons, J. Pinter, Secretary: J
Schill, R. Rosiek, D. Dean. Second Row
G. Kempf, P. Christ, R. Gallineau, C
Siclcau, L. Burroughs, P. Walker, R
Pajalc, J. Trayford, J. Dombrowslci
Mr. M. J. Zaluski, Third Row: W.
Kuta, B. Maue, B. Wuts, R. Ludwig,
G. Woolford, D. Blachura. L, Eckert.
C. White. Absent: J. Newland, -N.
Del Bello, J. De Lair, D. Prior, G.
Front Row, left to right: A. Blain,
S. Henry, D, Hough, J. Unver-
dorben, B. Lacaille, M. Balazs, S.
Gilmet, H. Vogt, J. Franklin, V.
Rooney. Second Row: Mrs. Raab,
R. Ruddy, J. Werner, B. Kear-
beline, S. Anderson, L. Costa. C.
Ward, J. Ziegelhofer, R. Mas-
trangelo, D. La Frenie. Third
Row: E. Martin, N. Stock, L.
Moser, J. Petersen, B. Dobbs, J.
Schiedel, J. Orts, R. McKay, N.
Brente, D. Ponivas, S. Durett.
First Row, left to right: Mrs. E. Clarke, M. Steenberg, J. Sasak, D. Foit, S. Des Jardins, W. A 0 L
Vogt, P. Powers. J, Kuhl, C. Barnes. Second Row:.L. Bartoo, J. Lewis, H, Carney, C. Maiers,
W. Kaczmarski, D. Carpenter, G. Oser. Third Row: R. Schoenhardt, A. Vento, D. Herrmann,
A. Robinson, R. Stoner, R. Matson, R. Bonn. Fourth Row: D. Paycon, P, Johns, A. Durett,
First Row, leff io righi: D. Foster, L. Wiqhtman, J. Poppenberg, B. Schiedel, M, Grant, R. Almen-
dinger. G. Fitzsimmons. Second Row: C. Millspaugh, C. Keller, P. Pettingill, N. Sikes, J. Greene
B. Morlock, E, Gerlard, W. Crocoll.
Baclr Row, left to right: Donald Blaclc, Brad-
ley Blohm, Lee Webster, Eleanor Cosgrove,
Marilyn Danitz, Sheila Zimmer, Barbara
Messner, Edward Tomljenovich, Sam Scaza-
tavo, Douglas Hawkins. Front Row: Otto
Kuehne, Fred Renz, Linda Rohrer, Patricia
Jalciel, Joan Cannon, Wendy Whiteside,
Sharon l-line, Peter Wolt, Nancy Zerby,
Mary Ann Kocur, Kenneth Broadbent, Mrs.
Front Row, left to right: Leah
Hodil, Judith Saunders, Elaine
Longbine, Joseph DeCillis, Judith
Boyer, Nancy Beaumont, Brian
Blyth, Frances lgnorante, Judith
Anderson, Sally Knapp, Sara-
Saeua. Second Row: Donald
Kuster, Norman Foley, Rosalie
Santi, Wesley Moore, Richard
Smith, Stanley Stoj, Maureen
Palmer, Janet Ruster, Patricia
Niqh. Third Row: Lawrence
Courtney, Blanche Kwiatlcowslci,
Lillian Gatzlce. Felicia Weislo,
Hazel Schuster, Annabelle Gatzlce,
Patricia Cary, Joyce Klein, Joy
Thomas, Fourth Row: Grace L.
Kline, Joseph Capozzi, Gordon
Woods, Raymond Hodil, Floyd
Baker, Carl Pulverenti.
BN 'Z iSiiE ff L ' zwiwiwe s
717 ,... Y" M
First Row, left to right: John Eustace, Leo
Morey, Fay Reister, Carl Weaver, Loretta Mc-
Grath, Gertrude Petlzo, Robert Unverdorben.
Margaret Terwilliger, Paul Lallca, Mrs. Mary
Towner. Second Row: Geraldine Ludwig, Wil-
liam Jones, Emerson Schiedel, Judith Wiltse,
Sharon Piersanti. Sally Pace, Donna Stark,
:filter Bredel, Marcia Davidson, Dale Camp-
First Row, left to right: Anna Aclcley.
Kathleen Maloney. Marie Black.
Joyce Cunny, Terry Zeclcser, Elizabeth
Cook, Robert Harris. Roger Besser.
Joseph Laud, Judith Thompson.
Second Row: Ruth Reilly, Charles
Eustace, Beverly Broadbent, Thomas
Prior, Edward Eggert, Diane Gerwin.
Jean ll-lurley, Michael McPartlan,
Paul Kranz, Rose Carter. Third Row:
John Livsey, Joseph Bach. Angelo
Nappo, Donald Pettitt, Charles Faraci.
Diane Campbell, Peggy Burke.
First Row, left to right: Gerald
Childs, Leonard Wachowialc, Philip
Bence, Carol Danitz. Gwendolyn
Humphreys, Grace Martin, Barbara
McCormick, Nancy Smiley, Patricia
Jones, Gary Miller, Anthony lmagna,
First Row. left to right: Finley
Greene, Billy Gibson, Linda Mills-
paugh, Bruce Pettingill, Sharon
Green, David Wieder, James Nutter.
Second Row: Mr. Crocoll, James
Grubb, Sally Copeland, Judy Wright,
Joan Walker. John Henrich.
Flrst Row left to right J Bonfes
su o J Barbatr R Dombowslu B
U sworth D DeCrIlus S Smettz J
Haynes G Toporelc G Klelt W
Toth P Cooper Second Row N
Fe cho A Allan C Day B els
lcerger R Robbins D Clenenlng D
Morse D Landslttel D Pulverents
G Persons Th rd R w H Roy B
1 cox C Coe J Weel: ey
C n In H Baller M Pavlovuch R
Wulluams Fourth Row J Srhassar
P Hannah C Hce
First Row, left to right: Mr. Salcowski
E. Rush, J. Matteucci, K. Leibold
R. Larson, R, Rodunart, R. Haines
P. Brown, T. Zaccarine. Second Row
M. Friscic, R. Beckwith, E. Sliwinslci
W. Bratelc, D. Metro. E, Andrisanl
J. Sroda. B. Brown, R. l'-lertloll. N
Cebula. Third Row: B. Cartwright
J. Walker. R. Whipple, R. Freden-
burg, G. Rukavlna, M. Mooney, D
Edwards, F. Koletar, F. Stark. Absentl
M RS BROWN LEE
Flrst Row left to rught Mrs Brown
M Brownlee C Blanchard
G o C Rush M Kahler Second
Row E Hartlol-F L Trayforcl J
Sengbusch H Whlttalcer l-l Ed
wards J Owens E Lrvsey J Obad
Thlrd Row J Carrnody M Bebalc
reen C ell Dunn E
mac er F SROWTOHSRI C Farmer
Absent P McNulty
First Row. left to right: R. M. Schofer, J.
Petti, J. Cheesman, E, Franlciewicz, Secretary:
D. Farace, President: B. Hubbard, Vice-Presi
dent, M. Cutler, Treasurer: F. Milcos, R
Griffith, Second Row: B. Miller, J. Unger, M
Barnas, J. Jewart. V. Cullcowslci, B, Bihl, M. C
Eldridge. D. Lawton, Mr. Darvill. Third Row
D. Whiting, R. Zajac, R. Fadale, D. Mitchener
T, Corcoran, B. Barnes. C. Firley, C, Pietryi
lcowslci, C. Kahler.
First Row, left to right: R, Corcoran. J.
Betlcer, M. Mead, J. Wilson. N. Croce, A.
Friedman, G. Borger, G. Pietrocarlo, Secre-
tary: C. L. Riley, T. Partridge. Second
Row: Mr, Parisi, G. Phillips, H, Rood, J.
Lamplcins, R. Draper, P. Reulcauf, A. Patti-
son, President: H. Marracino, H. Texter, K.
Michener. Third Row: S. Dickie, Treasurer:
M. Wilson, C. Dubel, C, Alvarez, P. Martin,
V, Latona, J. Hillman, R. Becker, T. Hillger,
Vice-President: B. Armbruster.
First Row, left to right: Mrs.
E. Schill, G. Robinson, B.
Goretslri, D. Racinowslci, R.
Meier, S. Miehl. J, Lotlredo,
E. Snyder, M. Steenberg
Second Row: J. Mills, J. Cram
R. Newland, W. Leard, J
Kaczmarslci, L. Everard
Piper. Third Row: R, Wood,
S. Koch, A. Floreno.
DOROTHY PROVINS ROSALIE WROBEL
l937- I954 I94I - I954
Like The deep quie+ +ha+, awhile,
Lingers +he lovely landscape. o'er
Shall be +he peace whose holy smile
Welcomes +hem +o a happier shore.
Xndusknax Ads 8
Home Economics, Blasdell
my an Q WW
2 fwgsm S sg, 4
M: wx Yi!
Dee and Don Counfy Fm, 53
Left to Right: Mrs. Burley, Fay Riester.
Sharon Piersanti, Fred Renz, Douglas
Hawkins, Eleanor Cosgrove, Mrs, Main,
Paul Laika, Elizabeth Coolr, Jeffrey
First Row, left to right: R. Draper,
E, Crusan, President: N. Schultz, Sec-
retary: D. Firley, Vice-President: J.
Pyne, Treasurerg Mrs. Nicolas. Second
Row: R. Hesslinlc, N. Kingsland, V.
Croce, S. Harris, M. Taylor.
Student Council is a student activity leased on
representation. in the finest American tradition.
Delegates from the various classes meet regularly
to direct their efforts toward accomplishing the
individual and collective aims of the students. Each
year these delegates attend area conferences
where ideas are pooled and experiments and ex-
periences are discussed. Through these conferences,
and through meetings supervised by their advisors.
the students practice parliamentary procedure.
They also become aware of the necessity for
patience and tolerance in dealing with academic
and social problems. Student Council points up
the fact that students and faculty have a common
goal: an ever-improving school and community.
Standing. left to right: S. Fieqel
P. Winseclc, R. Heiman, M. Brown
lee, Miss M. Creedon. Mrs. Deb
bins, D. Heiiiler. Seated: M
Kosic, Secretaryp R. Goodrich
President, B. Meyers, Vice-Presi
dent, V, Meyers, Treasurer.
First Row, left to right: F. Lichon,
A. Ward, B, Riffel, J. Hunter, G.
Marrano, D. McLeod, R. Meyers,
J. Knight, A. Scott. L. Goodwin.
Second Row: Miss Kale, B. Ger-
win, E, Morey, C. Crook, E. Nowak,
H. McKay, M, Kelly, J. Anneser,
B. Meyers, E. Larson, P. Lichon,
Miss R. Creedon, Advisor. Third
Row: Mr. Hawley, Advisor: R.
Pickert, K. Sickau, J. Bus, Neil
Carpentier, D. Freclriksen, S.
Figiel, D. Ryan, R. Pacyon, Mr.
Moore, Advisor. Fourth Row: J.
Dolinar, F, Fueller, R. Goodrich,
Seated: Mr. Hawley, Faculty Com-
mittee Chairman. Standing, left to
right: David Nowakowski, Andrew
Kusczak, James Green, Marlin Good-
Seated, left to right: Mrs. Hawley, Advisorp Mrs. Eggleston, Advisor: D. Nowa
kowslci, A. Kusczak, J. Hesslink, E. Esch, D. Tilert, Second Row: Mrs. Manning,
Advisor: M. Saunders, B. Warner, A. Mitchell, P. Perison, D, Bialota, S. Sattler,
Mrs. Shaffer, Advisor, Third Row: E. Cooper, J. Stelmach, R. Jones, A. Clothier,
E. Stelmach, J, McCarthy.
Since last year's Gateway won the
blue ribbon in its class, this year's staff
has had to work diligently to maintain
the same high standards. This year the
Gateway staff has made a special effort
to improve some areas that were not
rated as highly as the others. Our
present centralization system presents
problems of layout that other schools
would not have. We are treating this
sort of thing as a challenge and cheer-
fully trying to meet it.
The staff consists of forty-eight stu-
dents, and eight faculty advisors.
Through their combined work, publica-
tion of this book is possible.
wie s: ? P
The yearbook staff thanks the art and
the typing departments, the faculty, and
the students who have given or offered
help, making this edition such a fine one.
Standing, left to right: E. Kast, Miss Kale, Mr, Moore, Mrs. Demas.
D McLeod. Seated: P. Lichon. G, Marrano, B. Rililel.
Top Row, left to right: E. Kast, N, Carpentier, J. Dunklin,
N Gilson, D, Ryan. N. Schwartzott, R. Goodrich, A. Evans,
M Rados, J. Hunter, J, Pinter, J. Piniewski. Third Row: V.
oney, L. Rooney. G. Leibold, B. Slawson, S. Bar
ers. N. Rush, J, Knight, R. Andrisani, D. McLeod, K.
Breslin, B. Meyers, G. Marrano. Second Row: R. Striker, A.
I parl hard work
2 par+s laughler
I parl' nervous farigue
I parr spo++ed clorhes
Perhaps Ihere is no busier group in Ihe
school and Ihere is cerlainly no more eager
and willing one. Four limes a year 'they
have had Ihe safisfacfion of seeing some-
Jrhing Ihey Ihemselves planned ad pro-
duced come Io life.
This year Ihey added Jrhe Ihrill of color
prinfing 'ro fheir Iis+ of memories. II seems
I'ha'r each year and each group conrribules
iusr a Ii++Ie more ro 'rhe making of a really
commendable school paper.
Ward, P. Keller, I.. Moser, P, Lichon, R. Ruddy, D. Good-
heart, F, Lichon, R. McKay, B. Cheshire, F. Broadbent, W.
Mabie, Mr. Moore. First Row: Mrs. Demas R. Brox S.
Ochaske, J. Anneser, G. VanBuskirk B. Riffel M. Firth M.
VarBuskirk, E. Nowak, B, Carney, E. Morey, M. Frisic, Miss
4 -rf -fw-:ff -
Firsi: Row, lefi to right' Miss Herrick, Advisory B. Tomalca,
J. Harmon, P. Kasperek, D. Dunne, D. Nowakowslci, E. Esch.
J. Hesslinlc, A. Kusczalc, M. Patterson, L, McCarthy, A.
Walters, N. Croce, A. Koch, Miss E. Titus, Advisor. Second
Lennon, M, Saunders, J, Smith, J. Phelan, I. Suto. D. Firley
R. Zajac, J. Guay, D. Tilert. Third Row: A. Mitchell, S. Lang
S. Bailey, J. Zuppinger, A. Hansgen, E. Crusan. D. Hawes
V. Croce, A. Caputo, P. Wing, D. Bialota, S. Sattler, J
Row: D. Kennerdell, C. Firley, P. Bouley, F. Cooper, S. P6flflf15Of1-
ln Oclober ol '53 Blasdell's
Bullelineile Slail, wiih Andrew
Kusczalc as Ediior, Miss Geraldine
l-lerriclc as ihe Typing advisor, and
Miss Elma Tifus as advisor, siarled
+he iirsi issue of fhe year.
This issue and +he ofhers which
followed have increased in size
and circulalion: Hs sillc screened
covers and clear 'rype have added
beauiy and qualify 'ro lhe maga-
ln Ociober Miss Geraldine Her-
riclc, David Nowalcowslci and Emilie
Esch represenled ihe Bulle+ineHe
ar 'rhe Empire Sfaie School Press
Conference in Syracuse.
The Blasdell Bullefinefle won
All New Yorlc Raiing for News
Magazines in +he Empire Sraie
School Press Associa+ion Com-
link, M'?n"9Sr. 'glib And
s. , il
nes: od' ,df fo r 3
A-is f Sie ' 'Sw
is ant Businezjngr DdVidK,3Sczai', Edito .
andge I Owakow l'-lrg.Ch- fl
r S '- Assistaxfd-Ernilie Esch
A me U
U - Q
355 5 if 'FI iii? Ji .Q
First Row. leff to right: V. Unger. M. Dylilc, E. Miller, J. Parkinson, C. Blyth, P. Guay, J. Guay, R.
Zajac, H. Leyh, D. Palmer, F. Caputo, E. Wright, K. Eagan, C. Burns, D. Wilcox, D. Saunders, S.
Lennon, S. Lang, E. Koch, K. Clever, Mrs, Simon. Second Row: D. Nelson, N. Kingsland, P. Perison,
J. Szlcutalc, J. Nowakowslci, B. Anderson, H. Kuehnel, J. Pyne, A. Caputo, A. Bianco, A. Koch, A.
Hansgen, S, Harris, M, Reukauf, P. Bouley, D. Firley, S. Sattler, M. A. Schwindler, J. Zuppinger.
Third Row: P. Sitevanoff, P. Halifner, D. Hammond, J. Unger, J. Thiel, M. Texter, J. Smith, J. Colley,
M. J. Fetcho, B. DeBotte. C. Young, V. Silvestri, M. Bishop, P. Druzbilc, D. Wood, J. Hooper, S.
BLHSDELL HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC
Blasdell High School's Mixed Chorus is open 'ro all sludenfs from Freshmen
'rhrough Seniors. The chorus rehearses 'rwice weekly and parlicipaies in such aclriviiies ,QQ '
as 'rhe Variery Show, Chrisimas programs, operelias, 'rhe All-Slale Chorus and The ',
Erie Couniy Chorus. From 'rhis group, Jrhirly have been chosen +o pariicipaie in
The Advanced Mixed Chorus, which pracfices once each weelc To gain be++er singing
Blasdell's Girls' Glee Club, composed of forly girls, chosen from Freshmen x
+hrough Senior, meers af noon +wice each week +o pracrice and improve fheir 'fone X '
qualify, enunciaiion, vocal rechniques, and expression in music. The members of Jrhe S
Glee Club also parlicipalre in many programs and acriviries such as +he Varieiy Show,
opereHas, and each spring, lhe all impor+an+ compefiiion. Q
. 1 "' 1:-1
,gf:2?jg.g:.:.::R 'A J
0 - ' ,jun - I I
zffgjjf -I' s ' N :5 -2:5
K. Bresslin. Fourth Row: R. Goodrich, G, Poeclcing, J. Bus, J. Pinter, R. Nister, W. Baker, R. Cheney,
First Row, left to right: B. Meyers, M. Mabie, J. Scazatavo, S, Mack, C, Carmocly, M. VanBuslcirlc
M. VanBuslcirk, H. Croalcman, A. Rizzo. Second Row: K. Hazlett, J. Anneser, K. Masterman, K
Kaerbeline, G. Edwards, E, Wendt, G. Marrano, D. Goodheart, D. Biscaro, P. Zeclcser. Third Row
N. Rush, N. Gilson, S. Barth, S. Gilrnet, E. Barth, M. Petersen, L. Goodwin, R. Andrisani, D. McLeod
Q, 3 q
L95 'Q .
in " I
WOODLIIWN HIGH SCHOOL MUSIC
A singing heart is a happy heart every Tuesday ancl Thursday morning.
Learning to sing a beautitul melody in harmony can be a thrilling experience. This
group sang a program ot Christmas music tor the P.T.A. and contributed in no small
way to a successtul Christmas assembly program ln the tall, added training in choral
singing was provided some members who were accepted in the All-State Sectional
Chorus at Eden Central School Spring brought an opportunity tor other students
to participate in the All High Chorus which was presented at the Orchard Park
Central School Commencement brought to a close a successtul and enioyable year.
This small group ot instrumentalists was selected trom the High School Band
at an organization meeting in the tall lts purpose was to provide entrance and
exit music tor assembly programs Without benetit ot special rehearsal time, the
Assembly Band has pertormed well and has shown a tine spirit ot cooperation. lts
members were always ready and willing to pertorm whenever the occasion demanded.
, he ads!--4
,'?' '1 ' I Q . "
, 95 - 56
N971 www fm
First Row, left To right: R. Annett, B. Esch, N. Palmer, J.
Parkinson. M. A, Patterson, B. Day, A. Bianco, W. Mazur,
A. Lauricella, S. Schultz, H. Leyh, D. Day, S. Harris. Second
Row: M. Saunders, H. Kuehnel, R. Chiodo, R. Krauss, H.
Warner, C, HaTTner, M. Taylor, S. Lang, W. Ferro. Third
Row: R. Percy, C. Perison, W. Page. R. Wasmund, P.
STevanoTT, V. Croce, G. Clever, N. Wing, J. McCarthy, N.
Schultz, R. Snyder, Mrs. Simon.
Membership in The Blasclell High School Band
is open To all sTudenTs Trom grades nine Through
Twelve who have The abiliTy and experience To per-
Torm aT leasT Grade lll music. A sTudenT is en-
couraged To Talce privaTe music lessons and pracTice
is required Tor all.'
The band each spring compeTes Tor a raTing
along wiTh oTher schools in WesTern New York.
STudenTs who are members of The band also have
The opporTuniTy To play as soloisTs, and in Trios or
quarTeTs aT The compeTiTion-TesTivals. CompeTiTion
is usually held a ouT-OT-Town schools and The bur
riders To and Trom The schools are quiTe a loT oT Tun.
STudenTs are also chosen Trom The band To play
in The all-STaTe Band and The Erie Couniy Band.
There is a dance aTTer each oT These acTiviTies Tor
The sTudenTs who parTicipaTe. We have special
rehearsals wiTh The Woodlawn High School Band To
play aT The Erie CounTy Fair. The Band also plays
Tor assemblies and P.T.A. meeTings.
The Woodlawn Band goT OTT To an early sTarT
by parTicipaTing in The FronTier CenTral marching
uniT aT The l-lamburg Fair. This group oT approxi-
maTely TorTy-Tive members meT on Wednesday and
Friday mornings. A more diTTiculT program OT
music was aTTempTed and many members perTormed
remarlcably well. The band served on various occa-
sions during The school year. l-lighlighTs included
playing Tor The P.T.A. and performing Tor The sTu-
denTs aT The ChrisTmas Assembly. In The spring,
selecTed members Trom This group parTicipaTed in
First Row, left To right: M. Goodheart, R. Dryer, R. Nistler,
J. Frisa. R, Nagy, R. Cheney, C. Gretlca, J. Bus, J. Pinter. R.
Brown, D, WoolTord, D. Ryan. Second Row: J. Schmidt, A.
Larson, R. Pajak, E. Hawley, P. Sipos. M. DePerto. H. Croalc-
man. M. Kelly, D, Gooclheart, J. Govenettio, G. Black, V.
WOODLAWN BAN'D "C"
The STaTe SecTional Band Program aT Eden CenTral
School, The All-l-ligh Band aT Orchard Park, and
The Juniorel-ligh Band and OrchesTra ConcerT aT
Kleinhans Music Hall. The younger members ol:
The group are looking Torward To a larger or-
ganizaTion under The banner OT FronTier CenTral.
Myers, D. McLeod, J. Fedick, Miss Fislme. Third Row: G.
Leibold, R. Heiman, J. Peterson. L. Burroughs, J. Anneser.
M. Andrisani, N. Carpentier, J. Sanchez, J, Crandall, J.
Gretka, A. Dorge, B, Myers, S. Barth.
Back Row, left to right: J. Fedick, C. McClelland, M. Mike, H. Oberst, S.
Kirisits, L. Brown, R. Ver, I. Pinter. Front Row: J. Epoleto, B, Paolini, P. Lydon, W 0 0 D L N
D. Govenettio, L. Wick, R. Spagnoli, G. Crandall, B. May. Absent: D. Gromley.
Junior High Instrumental Group
IR. HIGH MUSIC
All Stete Concert Group
Back Row, lefi io righi: Mrs. Brownlee, J. Bus, M. Balazs, K. Breslin, 5. Mack, E, Zegler, J.
Dunklin, J. Pinter. Middle Row: T. Livsey, E. Morey, G, VanBuskirk, M. Haas, M. Mabie. S.
Ochaske, B. Meyers, J. Helit, M. Rados, R. Andrisani, M. K, I-lazlett, D. Goodheart, C. Wendt,
S. J. Anderson, F. Broadbent. Front Row: A. Scott, D. Eckert, V. Meyers, G. Marrano, M.
Goodheart, B. Rirlel, J. Ponivas, J. Knight, D. McLeod. Absent: K, McBratnie.
Seated, left to righi: E. Esch, E. Fumerelle, S, Bailey, Mrs. Eggleston, D. Bialota. Sfanding:
E. Moss. B. DeBotte, S. Lennon, W. Ferro. J. Zuppinger, A. Mitchell. Abseni: J. Furnerelle,
J. Schlottman, P. Perison.
Members of lhe Blasdell Safely Palrol are
selecled for lheir apliiude, dependabiliry,
inieresl in The Task, popularily wirh Their
fellow sludenls, and scholaslic slanding. They
srand on ihe curbs al iniersecrions near The
school before and afier classes 'io aid younger
srudenls in crossing 'rhe sireeis.
Left to Right: R. Dickinson, D. Kennerdell, C.
Rood, J. Troup, L. Switzer, R. Anneit, T. Kogut.
C. Bressette, Mr, Morgenfeld.
The Woodlawn Library
CIlub's +hir+y members con-
lribule invaluable service,
volunlarily, 'ro +he high
school. When 'rhey devole
'lime regularly, during sludy
periods, +hey receive ex-
perience in various library
roufines. These include book-
sion, card-Tiling, and book-
The Library Club was
newly formed +his year.
Through 'rhe work of These
siudenls library service has
greally improved. New books
were processed more quickly
and old books have been
mended 'ro serve for many
. ,iesemm ' ,A 'Mr',:f.msSi.w1:Me-1 we e" fvllwfh.-aww' 'x'a,ifs7,nh.-ef' " 1 , mmm H ,.m..41mm,mm,w,wmMwwwmw
l2 Williamsville .. 6
20 Silver Creelc .. I3
25 Eden ........ O
20 Lake Shore ... 6
20 Springville . .. 6
27 Orchard Parlc . 7
First Row, left to right: R. Ernewein, V. Croce. R.
Bonfessuto. G. Seidleck, T. Stopha, L. Ballagh,
Ka Jszcak. Second Row' S. Grottanelli R Chiodo R
p - i - V -
Ritter. P, Carosa, J. Pietrocarlo, C. Cabibi, G. Burger.
J. Thiel, P. Stevanorf, R. Percy, C. Mead, Third Row:
P. Ludlow, N. Carpentier, G. Durward, D. Fredrilcsen, R.
Suto, R. Cheney, J. Pyne, G, Crusan. G, Mead, R
Coaches: Varsity Football: Mr. Mead. Mr.
J. V. Football: Mr. Klimschot, Mr,
JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL
First Row, left to right: B. Annett, F. Longbine, R. Percy, J. Pinter, R. Halley
P. Frisic, J. Hoffman, B. Wardell, B. Biscaro, Second Row: Mr. Salcowslri, C
Halilner, R. Gallineau, R. Doll, I-l. Puleo. R. Brox, M. Taylor. F. Occhino, G
Ward. B. Esch. Mr, Klirnschot, Third Row: H. Warner, L. Brown, J. Capozzi, R
Fredenburq, A. l-lansgen, D. Barnes. N. Palmer.
IO Gow ..........
8 Williamsville .... 4
4 Norih Collins . .. 0
2 Holland .... .. 2
5 Amhersi .. 6
I3 Gow .......... 3
8 Orchard Parlc O
6 Amhers+ ....... 2
8 Williamsville .... O
4 Norih Collins . .. O
4 Holland ........ 3
4 Orchard Park
JUNIOR VARSITY SOCCER
First Row, Iefi to right: P. Schwartzott, C. Siclcau, D. Bushnell, D
Crabtree. W. Mazur. Second Row: R. Brooks. J. Govennettio, T. Gilmet,
B, Garnish, W, Ferro, D. Woolford. Third Row: Mr. Pfohl, W. Kuta
W. Pabst, D. Prior.
To Row I R fo right M Pohl R Graf N
Schwartzott Mr Darvill Third Row A Colafran
ceci F DeBacIcer W Baker R Scheiiller J
Gret a Second Row J C andall E Ruchalslu
S Bednarz G Plarr J Bus K Slclzau FII'Sf ow
R Schefiier R Goodrich S Fegel E Kast M
COACHES-Left io Right: Mr. Pfohl, Mr. Darvill
The Junior Varsily 'ream, s'rar'ring wiih a
few experienced players, such as Doug
Bushnell and Dave Crabiree. enjoyed a
successful year. Defeais were suffered ai
Jrhe hands of Amhersi and I-Iolland, bui
were borh avenged. The over-all record
of six wins, Iwo Ties, and Iwo losses was
good enough for Iirsi' place in Jrhe league
for Junior Varsiiy reams.
The Varsify Baskefball feam represenfing
Fronfier Cenfral has iusf complefed anofher suc-
cessful season wifh a I2 won 4 losf record in l6
games. This fine record made fhem +he fop Class
"A" feam in division I of fhe Erie Counfy Infer-
scholasfic Conference and enabled fhern fo enfer
The highlighl' of fhe season was a
convincing win over a sfrong Hamburg
feam affer having suffered an early
season sefloack al' fhe hands of Harn-
burg. The +eam s+ar+ed slowly compiling
a 3 won, 3 losf record affer fhe firsf
six games. buf won nine of 'rheir nexf
'ren games 'ro gain a playoff berfh.
The season was marked loy fhe spark-
ling play of seniors, Gene Seidleck, Bob
Wasmund, Ray Ernewein, Sfan
Figiel, Ray Goodrich, and Gene
Crusan wifh Junior Don Fred-
riksen and sophomore Nick
Kapuszcak improving wifh every
game. Ofher squad members
include Pe+e Sfevanoff, Norfon
Schwarfzoff, Tony DelBello, Dick
Graf, Gerry Durward, Bob
Percy, and Glenn Mead.
First Row, left io righi: S. Figrel R Goodrich N Kapuszcak R Erneweln E Serdleck
R. Wasmund. Second Row: P Stevanoff G Mead E Crusan A Del Bello R Graf
D. Fredriksen. Third Row: E, Kast manager R Percy L Dietz coach N Schwart
zotf. G. Durwa rd.
VARSITY BASKETBALL SCORES
L Brown W Cole N Wing. T.Gilmet.
Cleveland H ll
JUNIOR VARSITY SCORES
Seated, left to right: A. Evans, J. Olson, J. Piniewski, R, Schettler, M, Levorchick, W. Annett
B. Garnish. Standing: R. Suto, H. Puleo, T. Stetanacci, F. Occhino, R. Brox, Mr. Klimschot
Fronlier was represenied by one of ihe ouisiancling baseball ieams in
R. Wasmund. Second Row: Mr. Dietz, R. Schefiler, D. Fredrilcsen, E. Crusan, R. Goodrich,
E. Seidleclr, E. Kast. First Row: G. Mead, R. Schehfler, M. Levorchiclr, R. Graf, R. Haines.
Weslern New York in l953, finishing lhe season wiih a record of I6 wins againsi
a sin le loss ln com iling fhis glossy record +hey acquired The championship
9 - P , I, '
of Division lll of ihe Erie Couniy ln+er-scholasiic conference and ihe 'A lgljfgsgfld Park
championship of Seciion Six, deieaiing Sloan, Lewisfon-Porier and Gowanda Fronier Lakeshore
High Schools in +he playoffs. Premier Holland
V B A S E B A II L Fronlier Eden
I I Amhersf Froniier
Junior Varsify baseball al' Fron+ier is a developmenial program, being Ffonlfer Orchard P'?"l4
limifed 'ro Sophomore and Freshmen boys. Many of ihe boys showed fine Fronlfer Noflll Qollms
progress which augers well for iulure Froniier Varsiiy ieams. Under ihe capable Fronlfer Springville
coaching of Mr. Klimschoi +he 'leam finished lhe season wi+h a fine record of Ffonflef SP"'n9V'lle
seven wins and +l'iree defeafs.
Sianding, lofi io right: Mr. Klimschot, R. Selig, D, Burke, E, Ruchalslci, A. Evans, R. Holynski, From-ller Sloan
J. Hopes, E. Stelmach, N. Wing, R. Suto. F. Longbine. Fronk Row: R. Gallineau, T. Gilmet, l:FOI'1ll6r' LeWiSi'Or1-POr'l'6r'
B. Garnish,.J. Piniewski, H, Puleo. G. Burger, T. Stefanacci FrOn1-ier Gowanda
First Row, leff io right: M. Taylor, C. Haflner, D. Bushnell, Grottanelli, R. Wardell, G. Brown, D. Barnes, J. Fortini.
A. Koch, P. Harmon, J. Stelmach, R. Brox, Second Row: N. Kapuszcak, R. Ernewein, G. Salisbury, W. Annett, P.
J. Gretlca. J. lmburgia, K, Siclcau. R, Brooks, J. Thiel, B. Stevanorl. G. Durward, R. Wagner.
Palmer. R. Jones, W. Cole, J. Pyne. Third Row: Coach
Lasr year 'rhe lraclc Team, coached by lvlr. Seralino Grollanelli
parricipaied in four meers. The leam consisled ol 30 boys. Even rhough A C K
rraclc is a sporr only in Hs second year ar Fronlier lhe 'ream won ils share
of vicrories and expecrs +o improve in rhe years ro come.
Mr. Thomas Pfohl was greeled by
four rerurning players, and rheir ex-
perience gained a second-place
slanding for Fronlier in rhe Erie
Counly League. Bob Melander, Gene
Kraus, Bernie Eclcerr, and George
Plarr added balance lo rhe Jream
wirh rheir pasr playing experiences.
Graduarion lefr bul Two relurning
men for l954, buf hopes are high.
Left io Rightz- George Plarr, Robert Melander, Bernard Eckert, Eugene Kraus
Robert Kast, Marlin Goodheart, Ralph Kuehnel, Mr. Plohl.
FronTier CenTral's VarsiTy Cheer-
leaders have successTully reached
Their goal. Their one oiaiecTive
To lead The cheers has been ac-
complished Through Their naTural
abiliTy To cheer. The crowd learned
The new cheers ThaT were inTro-
cluced very rapidly and reallv
rooTed Tor FronTier's Teams.
MRS DEBBI NS
M RS. M EAD
Left To Right' Nancy Schultz, Florence Lichon, Kay Norton,
Carol Crook, Kathy Breslin, Dianne Firley.
Blue and WhiTe sparlcled on The
baslceTloall courTs when once again
The FronTier CenTral Junior Var-
siTy Cheerleaders were ouT To
cheer Their Team To success. School
spiriT, also, rose sTrong and True,
under The leadership oT Their
Leff To Rlghh Adeline Laurlcella, Dawn Goodheart, Veronica
Meyers, Suzanne Sattler, Barbara Meyers, Barbara Norton.
lai Victoria 'l'aneTl. NGUCY Kmqs an Kathy Hazlefff SUSan Mabi
Joanne N0walcowS 1 6, Judy Petersen'
The Freshmen cheerleaders have worlced ver hard This ear. The sTudenTs
Y Y Th
ThaT have come To Woodlawn Trom oTher schools have given em ma y
cheers. However, They have made up many new cheers oT Their own.
The cheerleaders hope ThaT Their eTForTs have helped To inspire The players.
Seated, leTT 'co righh R. Doll, R. Graieda,
C. White, G. Barlcer, W. Mable, E.
Weisberger, J. White. Second Row:
W. Kuta, G. Maue, D. Geddes, J. Pin-
ter, R. Dryer, A. Caputo, J. Schill, R.
Bowers. Sianding: R. Crusan, R. Velez.
E. Moss, R. Nistler, F. DeBacker, Mr.
Mead, W, Mazur, R. Gaydon, B. Esch,
R. Pietrocarlo, R. Palyzeslci, D. Post,
P. Farley, W. Ferro, J. l-loTTman, R.
The Freshman BaslceTball Team alThough oTT To
a raTher inauspicious sTarT have shown a gradual
improvemenT noT only in individual play buT in The
all imporTanT Team play.
Several players have looked excepTionally well
and will prloably be playing wiTh The J. V. nexT
IT is hoped ThaT wiTh more experience several
more players can be developed To The poinT where
They may evenTually replace VarsiTy players and
make a good, sTrong FronTier CenTral BaslreTball
First Row, left To right: A. Blain, M. Mabie
J. Werner, K. Livsey, M. McGrath. J. Ross
J. Unverdorben, N. Stock. Second Row
B. Meyers, D, Biscaro, M. Breslin, S. Taleff
B. Norton, E. Esch, J. Hesslink. Third Row
J. Schubert, D. Goodheart, K. Eagan, R
Stiefler, D. Bialota, J. Colley, S. Ochaske
GXRLS SPCR ,,,,
S. Sattlef- Q ll Y-
A Lauricelld, B,-Rlqogonimrd Row: J. o e
Row left to llllglilinls. D. Fllley' 'li
First ' , J. 0 '
glial? allofllndefson' 72
Standing, left To right: S. Barth, J.
Petersen, N. Gilson, D. Goodheart,
G, Leibold, L. Moser, Kneeling: B.
Meyers, M. Mabie.
The Girls Physical Educf:-:Tien classes This year
have been very busy developing co-ordinaTion,
cornpeTiTion and sporTsmanship as well as
muscles. BaslceTball, volleyball, Tennis, badmin-
Ton, and bowling are some oT The acTiviTies con-
sTanTly bringing shouTs oT exciTemenT and ioy
Trom The parTicipanTs.
ExTra ecTiviTies are held aTTer school and
some during The noon hour Tor The girls ol The
Junior and Senior High School.
Added To our inTramural program This year
are Playdays - days in which several girls com-
peTe in an ecTiviTy wiTh a group Trom anoTher
High School. These are held noT Tor compeTiTi-
Tion alone buT To sTimulaTe Triendship beTween
First Row, left to right: A. Nagel, D.
Lowe, R. Schetfler, E. Stelm
Cabibi, A. Bianco, W. Quick, C.
Second Row: J. Thiel, R, Krauss, A.
Hansgen. T. Sargente, F. Larosa, R.
Crusan, J. Pietrocarlo. Third Row: C.
Perison, P. Hatlner, K. Kubiak, R. War-
dell, J. McCarthy, D, Day, Fourth Row:
T. Stopha, J. Capozzi, R. Snyder,
Glover, P. Carosa, R. Morgan, G. Crance,
G. Burger, R. Bontessuto, T. Lotocki, R.
Jones, Fifth Row: J. Stelmach. R. Ritter,
Coach Mead, R. Suto, Score-keeper, S.
Zak, Referee, T. Caputo, Timekeeperg
Lett to Right: S. Figiel,
Gallineau, L. Obad, M. De
W. Mazur, R
Intramurals at Frontier provide mainly
tor students who do not participate in
interscholastic activities. These activities
are carried on atter school and during the
noon hour. Intramurals provide tor both
boys and girls and include touch tootlnall,
soccer, tield hockey, basketball, table
tennis, sottball and horseshoes.
M, Edwards, J. Barrett, R. Heiman, D. Olson, T.
Perto, R. Anderson, P. Sipos, J, Schmidt, B. Nagy,
left to right: R. Gaydon, T. Snyder, L. Texter, Second Row: R. Percy, L. Martinez, W. Annett, R. Snyder
P. Harmon, R. Wardell, A. Bianco, A. Caputo, R. Flis, J. Frisa, C. Frisa, C, Cabibi. R. Bonner, J. McCarthy
. Ritter, E. Clendening, C. Conklin, G. Burger. A. Nagel, L, Lindner, E. Crusan, R. Suto.
s ,Q ,qi
an di 'Wi?
O , W gl K .W Q i
" " """' V "71'97H-0 ag- J f
wg N N. K , 15 -nf
sms.. ,, V Q.. f ' Ll ryggliw X ,. 1
W -W . luke-K -wg
ML, A ,qi
0 fl 'Q'
U Mr .
Student discusses problem with
Mrs. English, school nurse.
Keep to the right. Order is
Heaven's firs'c law."
"How are your teeth, sonny?"
IBUSI When day is done!
Miss Adrian tests the hearing
ww, ' 'K ww: v
Lett to Right: Mrs. William Maiers,
Secretary: Mrs, Clarence Warren, Presi-
dentg Mrs. Joseph Sully, Vice-President:
Mrs. Howard Albig, Treasurer.
Standing Front, left to right: Mr. Frank Bigger, Mrs. Santo
Tricarico, Mrs. Clarence Warren, Mrs. Theodore Smeltz, Mrs.
F. Robert Greene. Standing Rear: Mrs. Paul Bushnell, Mrs.
P. T. H. PRESIDENTS
BIG TREE P. T. It.
Left to Right: Mrs. Harold Lindstrom, Corresponding Secretary:
Mrs. Ellsworth Ahrens, Financial Secretary: Mrs. Herbert Linlrner,
2nd Vice-President: Mrs, Theodore Smeltz, President: Mrs. George
Knapp, lst Vice-Presidentg Mrs. Louis Lehmann, Treasurer.
.wz.nQtneQ1.l..aw.un, . ,.f suuaam.:Wmf.4i.1.., w.hss-esN
Left to Right: Miss Ann Carlin, Treasurer: Mrs. Stephen
Northrop, President: Mrs. Stephen Kakook, Vice-President:
Mrs. Charles Moore, Secretary.
BLRSDELL P. T. A.
Always "on the alert" tor opportunities to aid the
ship, Education, and to improve the home port's
tacilities and morals, our P. T. A.'s have contributed
in many ways:
Wanakah's Book Fair,
Athol Spring's Founcler's Day Panel Discussion
and movies tor the Youth Committee,
Big Tree's television set and memorial
BIasdeII's Hobby Fair and sponsorship ot an
Adult Education play,
Woodlawn's Scout Program, and
Lalceview's Festival. 78
WHNAKHH P. T. H.
Leff to Righi: Mrs. Gordon Yesser, Treasurer: Mrs. John
Childs. Corresponding Secretary: Mrs. Joseph Enright,
Vice-President: Mrs. Paul Bushnell, President. Absent
Mrs. William Thorne, Recording Secretaryp Mrs. Lawrence
SHI-KELTON P. T. H.
Lefi io Right: Mr. Walter Biely, Vice-President: Mr.
Frank Biggar, Presidentg Mrs. Charles Thompson, Secre-
tary: Mrs. David Burlre, Treasurer.
Seated. left to righh Mrs. George Argus, Recording
lvun Eckert Treasurer Mrs Richard
Secretaryg Mr. A A . 1 -
Kryder, Vice-President. Skanding: Mrs. F. Robert Greene,
Presidentg Mrs. Clayton Wieder, Corresponding Secretary.
LHKEVIEW P. T. R.
WOODLHWN P. T. H.
Lef! io Right: Mrs, Edward Meyers, Treasurer: Mrs
Santo Tricarico, Presidentg Mrs. Lumen Brown, Secretary
Absent: Mrs. William Tomoroy. Vice-President.
The ground-breaking ceremonies
for lhe new Fronlier Cenfral Junior-
Senior High School 'ro be compleied
in +he near fulure were a source of
deep pride and ioy lo all associalecl
wilh our school. They were, indeecl,
a manifeslafion of lhe vision of our
educalional leaders, and 'ihe abiding
faifh of our cilizens in lhe dynamic,
democrafic public school sysfem.
L , .
1 sw AQ
- iw U at,
x? 2 x
v x 5
X ,gl qui., -,
Xe x N X QM
xx Q K-N.
X K X
.N ' - '
X--4 . -N 2 -
X ,x .Tj ag, A SA' .
, ' '
x ' '
X --.S-XM 'X Ivy-vig? v 1 fi-Q S -rxivl' , L --xxx
A -'X ?fgJ-ra vgff Lf QQ .T-H-K'
its -' IS-if X-fr' ' -3 iqL.Eix'T+Si eq V.
L g . 35 X - .-x N-AQ..-X
' - 4,1 mfg?
Y fx... x .- .
.X SR . Q.:
' ,, fwuug
Suggestions in the Frontier Central High School - Gateway Yearbook (Hamburg, NY) collection:
Are you trying to find old school friends, old classmates, fellow servicemen or shipmates? Do you want to see past girlfriends or boyfriends? Relive homecoming, prom, graduation, and other moments on campus captured in yearbook pictures. Revisit your fraternity or sorority and see familiar places. See members of old school clubs and relive old times. Start your search today!
Looking for old family members and relatives? Do you want to find pictures of parents or grandparents when they were in school? Want to find out what hairstyle was popular in the 1920s? E-Yearbook.com has a wealth of genealogy information spanning over a century for many schools with full text search. Use our online Genealogy Resource to uncover history quickly!
Are you planning a reunion and need assistance? E-Yearbook.com can help you with scanning and providing access to yearbook images for promotional materials and activities. We can provide you with an electronic version of your yearbook that can assist you with reunion planning. E-Yearbook.com will also publish the yearbook images online for people to share and enjoy.
Material on this website is protected by copyright laws of the United States and international treaties.
No protected images or material on this website may be copied or printed without express authorization.