Galesburg High School - Reflector Yearbook (Galesburg, IL)

 - Class of 1944

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fnha ' Gm aacullfq Quiet efficiency distinguishes the work of MR. WILLIAM GOODWIN, head of the social science department. Students seeking to keep up with the world events enroll in his geography classes for a course as up to the minute as today,s headlines! .... Anxious to help the high school keep abreast with the times, MISS MYRTLE KAINU stimulates her social science classes through cur- rent events. Her interest in youth and their problems is not limited to schooltime .... A new divan for a play, a new flat for the set-MR. ROY LANDON and his workshop boys are ready to oblige. Mr. Landon is always ready to don his uniform and join the band, or to don his swimming suit and instruct future Red Cross Life Savers and swimmers .... Dance programs, posters, announcements, tickets, even our Budget all come rolling off the presses in the print shop with MR. ROY DAMBERG in charge. Sponsoring cheerleading is another respon- sibility of Mr. Damberg .... Successful student apprentices are proof of the valuable training provided in MR. THOMAs BROOKING,S shop classes. Mr. Brooking is sponsor of the Student Activity Association, the board that brings you football, basketball, music, drama, the Budget, the Reflector, athletics, and assemblies all in one neat little book .... with a shout the pony football team gallops onto the field, and "Bennington's boys" are off for another season. Black- board diagrams of the intricate football plays and mechanical drawing must go well together, for MR. WILLIAM BENNINGTON ucoaches' both with equal W'illiam Goodwin, M.A. Myrtle Kainu, li.S. QZISC .... "Hey you fellows, get on the ball"-and on the ball they are with MR. DONALD OHI.SEN, director of our a cappella choir. Side lines include quartets and trios for both school and city entertainment and the co-sponsorship of the Music Honor League .... Throughout the year MR. EDWIN LANTZ has supplied solos, trios, quartets, or the entire band and orchestra for innumerable civic occasions as well as for school concerts. Mr. Lantz directs the flag swingers and baton twirlers and is co-sponsor of the Music Honor League. lfdwin l..Inl7, M.A. Donlld Olilscn 'Klux li M I4 s.- 5 I Roy Lindon, CJ.ll.M. Roy llaniberg, ILS, XXillll.lII1litlllllllgllllhl5.l'.Li. Q1 ti 3 if" Q K I 'J ine N 1. 090

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Q MJ44 Alice fond Miss Alice jones, dean of girls, is again "first lady" of our office, combining elli- eiently her full activity schedule with her counselling duties Dealing with the problems of teen a e girls is no easy job yet Miss ones sympa thetic guidance has helped smooth out many difficulties both in school and personal life The Girls Service League under Miss Iones sponsorship has again reached out a friendly hand to nearly every girl in school Vliss Iones also acts as co sponsor of the Student Council auuemellllfaedeiwadefafz Ma Waanfz Smffiw Remembti the recommendation Mr Snyder wrote for you when you enlisted last year Bud? Our dean of boys is still conducting interviews writing recommen dations filing applications and enabling boys to qualify for the armed services In addition to these many extra duties Mr Snyder is sponsor of the Boys Forum and the Student Council So many of the boys at GHS hive found help in the friend ly conferences at the office So to Mr Snyder for his able leadership and guidance the whole student body says Thank you 'Vs



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Das: lg LTI! 1, . 800 9 . U. GSFGMCIHG' Wm W. I. 7. S. As if building a championship basketball team isn't enough of a job for one man, COACH GERALD PHILLIPS also directs the entire ath- letic program and builds high our school morale, "Build your bodies as well as your minds!" is Mr. Phillips' motto as he puts future servicemen through rigorous schedules .... Sponsoring CAA and cheerleading in addition to conduct- ing gym and swimming classes are the duties of MISS RUTH SIMMS, physical education in- structor. Reading and chocolate pie are her favorites, while her theme song seems to be "Oh, Ilow I Hate to Get Up in the Morning!" . . . . "If I could swim and dive half that well!" say aquatic maids watching MRS. BETTY YAPI' go through her paces. This collegiate looking member of the physical education de- partment left GHS at the end of the first semester to join her husband, who is in the Army .... The "power behind the throne" of our football eleven this year was MR. C. C. VAN IDYKE, our new athletic coach. He not only did a splendid job coaching our team to victory, but directed wrestling and track, and helped develop a rigorous physical education program for those boys who are going into the service. W'ith courses in journalism and sophomore Iinglish on her teaching sched'uIe, MISS MARGERY GEMMIZI. also sponsors the Budget and the Reflector. The warning "Gremlin" gives to all aspiring journalists is: "Learn what the word 'deadline' means!" .... Studying -Iulius Caesar with MISS HELEN OLSON is fun! She's so helpful to a bewildered soph who is just getting "broken in." Win her with a slice of chocolate pieg she loves it! .... To a winning smile and a friendly disposition add a pinch of spice, and the recipe is complete for MISS ALTA YOUNGBLOOD, head of the home economics department. Future home- makers seek her advice in and out of class .... Iiood makes the mana-and the proper foods help make the man a better soldier. MRS. WII.MA PILGER teaches her students how to stir in the necessary vitamins and minerals and still make tempting dishes! Several faculty meetings were supplemented fto everyone's approvalj with luncheons served under the supervision of Mrs. Pilger. Gerald Phillips, M.A. Margery Gemmel, ILA. Ruth Simms, B.Ifd. Helen Olson, M.A. Betty Yapp, I5.S. Alta Youngblood, M.A. C. C. Van Dyke, M.A. W'iIma Pilger, II.Ifd. 0100

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