Garfield Junior High School - Gleaner Yearbook (Berkeley, CA)

 - Class of 1946

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LOW SEVEN When a student comes to Garfield, he has to get used to new teachers, a change in rooms every period, and, worst of all, homework. It might seem better to stay in elementary school except for the fact that many new activities are offered to us. The buildings seemed strange to us at first, but now we are getting used to them, as well as to the change of teachers. We think our stay at Garfield will be very in- teresting, and we hope it will be successful. Patricia Lengel. HIGH SEVEN When we came to Garfield as Low Sevens we expected it was a school of hard work and no entertainment or other fun. The thought of junior high seemed to frighten us a little; especially the thought of Scrub Day. But as we soon learned to participate in the school activities, such as orchestra, glee, and dances, we began to realize that there was a lot of fun as well as work. We look forward to next year with great ex- pectations. Nan Nelson. THE SPIRIT OF THE LOW EIGHT This term the low eights had loads of fun in sports and other activities, and have taken even more interest in school affairs than before. We were very glad to have some newcomers to our class. This gives us an opp ortunity to make new friends. We are looking forward to next year with great enthusiasm and joy. THE HIGH EIGHT This year the high eighth grade has done more than ever before. We have set a record for other classes to follow. Almost every pupil participated in some activity. For the first time the high eight is represented with the rally boys and student leaders. The high eight was active in sports, too. Boys were on the junior varsity hardball and softball teams. The girls are champions of Berkeley, the high eight having won all of their games. We are also well represented in the Glee Clubs and Or- chestra. Marjory Reed, John Mulvany. LOW NINE We are now " Low Miners, " just one more step on the ladder at " Good Old Garfield. " When we first came here we were just like little birds set- ting out in a big new world, but we soon got over that. Then came the High Seven; we were no long- er scrubs. That is when all the boys and girls start- ed to take an interest and an active part in school activities. In the Low Eight our enthusiasm in ath- letics came to the fore. We began to play inter- school games. We shyly admit we made a fairly good showing. In the High Eight one of our music classes put on a bond skit for the school. We really had fun working on that. Now we are in the Low Nine. We have had a change from arithmetic to algebra and civics to world history. Most of us take it in our stride and go about our school work and social activities with a grin and determina- tion. It is with these same thoughts that we enter the High Nine. Marilyn Miller. A MESSAGE FROM THE GRADUATING CLASS Just as the nations of the world have combined to make peace and form a bond between their nations, our class, the High Nine, has come from various schools to form a happy friendship. At first our classmates from other schools seemed new, but gradually we became good friends, as we realized that friendship is the way to a better school life. We were in the low seventh grade then. Now that we are in the high ninth grade we hardly remember the different schools from which we came. Most of us have been in Garfield for three years, and looking back we realize how much Garfield has meant to us. Now that we ' re high nine ' s we realize there ' s a lot more besides re- port cards or worries. For one thing there ' s the fact that we ' ve learned a great deal that will be of use to us the rest of our lives. When we first came to Garfield, we were amazed at the large amount of money taken in during the various bond drives. That was during the war, but now there is peace. Nevertheless, this term we have continued to contribute to such worthy causes as the " Books for the Philippines " drive and the Red Cross drive. All in all, our class has generously contributed 100 per cent towards the drives of Garfield. When we stop to look back on our days at Gar- field, we remember, most of all, the dances, the various assemblies, and the sports. Also, such memorable places as McCurdy ' s and the Roseway will always linger with us. Since we ' ve been in Garfield, we ' ve had many experiences which made us feel pretty important. One thing that gave us a thrill was eating lunch at the fifth period with those mighty high nine ' s. Now we ' re those mighty high nine ' s ourselves and about to graduate. Garfield, although we ' re eager to go on to higher education, you will always stand out in our memories. Frank Wells, David Best.



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THE STUDENT COUNCIL FACULTY The Student Council is composed of the high nines who have been elected to the different of- fices. The council considers and approves dances, assemblies and all other important student ac- tivities. This year ' s officers include: President— Ed Nelson. His job is to preside over the assemblies and the executive board meetings. He also acts as the school ' s representative in inter- school and community activities. Vice-President— Frank Wells. He takes the place of the president if he should be absent and he also helps with many of the student body sales. Secretary— Patty Paine. She has charge of writ- ing and recording the minutes of the executive board meetings. Treasurer— Arnold Soderberg. It is his job to take charge of all the student body sales. Social Secretary — Diane McCuistion. She ar- ranges all the dances and any other social func- tions of the student body. Boys ' and Girls ' Association Presidents. These two officers, Doug Gordon and Joan Stout, plan and take charge of the Boys ' and Girls ' Associa- tion meetings. Boys ' and Girls ' Athletic Managers. Roy McLean and Shirley Waite, who hold these two offices, help the gym teachers in any way possible. Boys ' and Girls ' Yell Leaders. These offices are held by Roger du Plessis and Georgia Nelson. They lead all the yells at various assemblies and sports events and help build up the morale of the school. All these officers and Howard Whisler, Chief Justice; Dick Huish, Rally Boys ' captain; Carolyn Carlson, Student Leader captain; Mr. Sauers, fac- ulty advisor, meet every Monday, period 1, in room 124, and carry on the affairs of the Garfield Student Body. Frank Wells. STUDENT COURT " Call in the accused, " says the Chief Justice— and thus another meeting of Garfield ' s Student Court comes to order. All eyes are glued on the defendant as the charge is read. " What is your plea? Guilty or not guilty? " A plea of guilty and the sentence is passed. A record of the case is then put on file for future reference. And so a typical day in Garfield ' s Student Court comes to an end. The present court is composed of four Justices, Lois Nathan, Howard Whisler, Bill Gonser, and Donald Falconer; the Clerk, Ann Davis; the Bailiff, Coralie George; the Sergeant-at-Arms, Bill An- derson, and the Messengers: Jacqueline Spauld- ing and Diana Haynes. The Court ' s duty is to help keep order in the school and punish all those who break the Student Court rules. Coralie George. Mr. Alfred C. Baxter (Principal) Mrs. Marie Simpson (Secretary) Miss Azalea Almy Mrs. Franklin J. Bagnall Miss Margaret Barry Mr. Richard H. Behrens Mr. James Berry Miss Emma Brubaker Miss Charlotte Brush Mr. James Burchfield Mrs. Nancy Cardwell Mrs. Ruth Choisser Miss Gladys Collar Mr. H. P. Corley Miss Blanche Corriveou Miss Janet Cox Mrs. Minerva Curtice Mrs. Dorothy Davis Mr. Carl Dwight Mr. John Edwards Mrs. Helen Elmore Miss Katharine Fisk Miss Beatrice Goode Miss Christine Groefsema Miss Alice Hamsher Mr. Lawrence Hawkins Mrs. Ruth Jameson Mrs. Myrtle Kilkenny Miss Helena Laurens Miss Mary Lowrey Miss Alfredo Molly Mr. Wallace McPhee Mr. John Minzyk Mrs. Alberta Montagne Miss Isabel Ochoa Miss Bessie Patton Miss Elizabeth Patton Mr. Eric Phillips Miss Irmo Riley Mrs. Evelyn Rowell Mr. Howard Sauers Mrs. Edna Shriver Miss Nell Stone Miss Louise Strong Mr. Ernest J. Van Matre Mr. Earl Williams Mrs. Alice Wobken Mrs. Lois Young Mrs. Virginia Anderson, Ass ' t Librarian Mrs. Patricia Bartell, Attendance Clerk Mr. Lyie Beochler, Janitor Mrs. Mary Hibbard, Clerk Mr. William Merrifield, Custodian Mrs. Cecilia Moron, Cafeteria Manager Mrs. Bessie Petitt, Matron Mr. S. A. Pinkerton, Janitor Mr. Edward Petray, Janitor Mr. Pete Regalia, Janitor

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