Gem Consolidated School - Gems Yearbook (Colby, KS)
- Class of 1955
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Text from Pages 1 - 72 of the 1955 volume:
We the 1955 Semors of the Gem Consohdated
School ded1cate thxs nmth xssue of Gem s Gem s to
for us to obtam a hxgh school educauon
FARMERS AND MERCHAXTS STATE BANK
Member of FDIC
the school board who have helped make it possible
Our new school busses
UR COOKS Mrs Bond and Mrs Woerpel
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CUSTODIAN Connre Wrlcox
Mr Bond Grade 2
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B S Northwest Mo State College
M A Colorado State College of Ed
GEORGE P ATTLRSON
B S Fort Hays State
A B Fort Hays State
B S Northwest Mo State
Attended Austro Amerrcan Conservatory
A. Ottawa Unrverstty Fort Hays State
Mrs Curtxss Mrss Rummel
Emporxa Fort Hays State Emporra State
COMPLIMENTS OF COOPER GRAIN INC. . Phone 999, Colby, Kansas
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CLASS OF 1955
DARLENE MARIE DAVIS
Glee Club 1 2 3 4
Annual Staff 4
School Paper 4
Class Offxce 1 2 3 4
BOB LEE SADDLER
Glee Club 1 2 3
Basketball 1 2 3
Baseball 2 3 4
Annual Staff 4
School Paper 4
Pla s 2 3 4
Student Counc1l2 3 4
Class Offxce 1 3 4
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Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4
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CLASS HI TORY
We are unable to frnd any mformatron regardrng our f1rst three years of grade school
The members of our 4th grade were Dav1d McArthur Margaret Bradshaw Larry Newell,
Dale D1eder1ch Darlene Davrs and Bob Saddler Our teacher was Mrs Olrve Edle
The members of our 5th grade were Daud McArthur Bob Saddler Darlene Davrs and
Margaret Bradshaw We lost Larry Newell and Dale D1eder1ch Dorothy Zregelmerer was
The members of our 6th grade were Davtd McArthur Bob Saddler Darlene Davrs and
Margaret Bradshaw Mrs Clara bouders was our teacher
The members of our 7th grade were Darlene Davrs Bob Saddler and Margaret Bradshaw
We lost Dav1d McArthur Dean Johnson was our teacher
Bradshaw We lost Margaret Bradshaw rn January Robert West was our teacher
In our freshman class there were Darlene Davrs and Bob Saddler Somehow we managed to
surv1ve freshman 1n1t1at1on
In our sophomore class there were Darlene Davrs Bob Saddler and Shrrley Moms Shrrley
Moms was from Colby
In our Junror class there were Bob Saddler and Darlene Davrs We lost Shrrley Morrrs We
enyoyed servrng rn the lunchroom durrng the ball games We enjoyed sellrng Chnstmas cards
In our semor class there was Bob Saddler and Darlene Davrs We enjoyed puttmg out the
school paper once a month and the makrng of thrs annual We want to thank the rumors for
helprng us put out the school paper prepare the annual and assrst us w1th the school assembly
programs We are gomg to work hard to get our hrgh school drplomas thrs sprrng
AVERY STUDIO BARKER MOTOR CO
Colby, Kansas Colby, Kansas
In the 8th grade we started out with three pupilsg Bob Saddler, Darlene Davis, and Margaret
L o11r row Ill the study hall to the IUIIIOI' class ar1d also the ho11ored name
sophomores all our short PEZIICIIS
lreshmen the ab1l1tv to become 5CIIlOfS 111 three years we hope
teaehers the headaches of earmg for the under tlassmen
cooks more lersure t1me
brhool Board all unused suppl1es and equ1pment
pare11ts all the good deeds we w1ll perform III our IIIFCIIIIIC
I Darlene, 11.111 all my typ1ng errors to anyone III next years class who can make good use of
Bob w1ll my he1ght to Ired
I Darlene, w111 all my old test papers to 8IIy0IIC who wants them
I Bob, w1ll my basketball SUII to Verl hopmg that he w1ll grow IIIIO 1t
brgned th1s 12th day of May 1n the year of our Lord one thousand n1ne hundred and flfly flve
.pid CLASS OF 1956
Mary Beth Zlegelmexer
Mary Lee Treat
The jun1or class of 1954 55 enrolled on August 30 wrth four students The class offrcers
are Fred Loseke Presrdent and Mary Lee Treat Secretary Treasurer We chose Mr Brady
as our class sponsor
Our subjects are Englrsh III Bookkeeprng Btology Typtngl and World Geography We
took Amer1can Government the second semester 1n place of World Geography
We all took acttve parts 1n baseball volleyball and basketball Mary Lee Dorreen and
Mary Beth are 1n band Mary Lee plays a clarrnet Dorreen plays the bell lyre and Mary Beth
plays a cornet The gtrls are all ln glee club
One of our class projects was magazrne sales. We sold 3179. 50 worth of magaztnes. Our
proflt was 3564. 86. We served at all home basketball games and also at the four assembly
programs. Our Chrlstmas card sales were very good.
We enjoyed present1ng the school play and preparmg the school paper and the annual.
BERG AND GRISSOM DRUG STORE, Phone 57, Colby, Kansas BLAKESLEY HOTEL, Phone 441, Colby, Kansas
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Evelyn Webb Elta Mae Durham
Davrd M11ler Matt Lucas Robert Davxs
The sophomore s assembled August 30 to begrn therr second year of lngh school Members
of the class were Elta Mae Durham Ward Munkres Evelyn Webb Robert Davrs Ronald Hrgerd
Davrd Mxller and Matt Lucas who came to us three weeks after school started from Lecompton
Th1s year we have three members of the class rn band Robert Davrs who plays the French
horn Matt Lucas who plays the bass horn and Ronald Hrgerd who plays the comet Evelyn and
Elta Mae are members of the glee club
All of us took actxve parts rn baseball softball volleyball and basketball
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The freshman class assembled August 30 to begln four years of htgh school Members of the
class are Katherrne Treat l-lulda Haremza Verl HHVICS Larry Burke and Joe Carmen Joe
Carmen dropped out after four weeks Later Larry moved to Kanarado w1th hrs parents and IS
attending school there
Our subjects th1s year are Cmzenshrp Englrshl Shop I and General Mathematlcs
Katherrne Treat IS the only one left rn band srnce Larry Burke who played the trombone
dropped out Katherme plays the clarmet Katherme and Hulda are also rn glee club
We all took part rn volleyball, basketball, baseball, and softball.
We all survrved the rmtratron and w1ll be glad when next year comes so we can 1n turn make
the freshmen suffer.
CONSUMERS CO-OP SUPPLY, Phone 6-2221, Gem, Kansas
MORRISON, GREGG MITCHELL GRAIN CO. , Phone 6 2221, Gem, Kansas
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Margaret Ziegelmeier Lorena Higerd Earl Treat Gary Graham
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GRADES I 81 2
Tnere are th1rteen puprls rn our room th1s year We call rt our lucky number we have read lots of
good books from our frne llbrarv We had lots of fun celebratrng our brrthdays and holrdays wtth partres
We played rn the rhythm band for the Chrrstmas program We had stngrng games for P T A Most of
our pare rts and some of our brothers and sisters vrs1ted school thlS year
GRADES ga 4
Thrs school year opened wrth seventeen rn our room nme boys and erght grrls wrth Mrs Loudella
Curtrss as our teacher We have had a number of art proyects rncludrng crayon, metal tap frnger
parntmg and clay and lrght bulb sculpturrng Our room took part rn the Chrrstmas Operetta We
gave one program for the P T A
GRADES 5 at 6
The school year of 1954 55 opened wlth 16 rn our room and Mrs Clara Souders as our teacher
We haue taken part rn school actrvltres band operetta programs and athletrcs We celebrated
brrthdays and specral occasrons as our socral txme School IS golng along nrcely each puprl dorng
h1s part to make th1s a happy school year We have been workrng hard rn all our subjects so we can
learn how to grow up to be good CIIIZCHS
GRADES 7 at 8
Grades seven and elght have spent a most tnteresttng and profrtable year Those who are band
members have taken part tn several band appearances We staged a skrt for P T A too but our
greatest thrlll came rn the freld of athletres when we brought home the frrst place trophy from the
Grarnfreld lnvltatronal Tournament We also won a thrrd place trophy at our grade tournament and
a thrrd place ln volleyball at the Selden Tourney
ONIE ACT PLAYS
On March I8 the Gem school presented two One Act Plays Lrfe of the Party was presented
by pupxls rn the 7th and Sth grade and one pupll from the 6th grade The cast conststed of I2 members
drrected by Mrs Treat A Date wrth the Professor was presented by the htgh school grrls Thts
play was dlrected by Mr Brady
The tuo One Act Plays were presented as an expression of thanks by the school to the loyal patrons
of the communrty for attendmg school actrvrttes durlng the school year 1954 55
CARH UL CLEANERS COLBY MATTRESS
Colby, kansas Colby Kansas
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Fred Loseke Ronme 1-hgerd Bob Davxs
Ward Munkres Matt Lucas Verl Havxce
Comphments of HARDMAN LUMBER CO Colbv Kansas HI PLAINS CO OP Colby Kansas
Hulda Haremza Mary Zregelmeler Evelyn Webb
Elta Durham Dorreen Graham
Kathenne Treat Mary Treat
Comphmenrs of HEDDENS FOOD MARKET Colby Kansas HOPPER HARDWARE Colby Kansas
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Boys and grrls from the 5th grade through hrgh school have partlcrpated rn baseball softball
volleyball and basketball Wlth sprmg l1ke weather 1n early March we have been able to play
softball and baseball as soon as our basketball season ended
In 1955 and 56 our tentatrve schedule shows that we w1ll have I hour gym perrods The hrgh
school w1ll have at least seven home basketball games and at the present t1me we antrcrpate two
boys teams The grrl s w11l have approxrmately the same schedule they had last year
We express our thanks to the loyal patrons of our communrty and welcome them to attend more
school SCIIVIIICS 1n 1955 56
HORLACHERS IEWELRY MARTY MOTOR CO.
Colby, Kansas Phone 568
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Cohn Case Dean Z1egelme1er Jeff Reed Fred Bourqurn
Dave Trarl Duane Knudson John Wershaar
Front Row Jerry Davrs Gary badcller Delbert Graham, Larry Hrgerd
Marvrn Barnett Earl Treat Gary Graham
Back Row, L to R Carol Saddler Lmda Warner Loretta Hrgerd
Betty Haremza, Rosa Lea Trarl Margaret Zregelmerer
Front Row Carol Nlerll, Carolyn Carmen Rrta Saddler Mary Lou
0 Crane Colleen Case, Paula Lucas
RANEY'S DRUG STORE SERVICE OIL CO
Colby, Kansas Colby, Kansas
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Katheruxe Treat Evelynn Webb l-lulda Haremza, Darlene Davls
and our d1rector Mrs Saddler
Twrrlers Elta Durham Evelynn Webb
and not shown Colleen Case
COLBY SUPER MARKET
John and Brll Donlean
FARM BUREAU INS
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Left to Rrght Rrta Saddler Mary Treat, Marvrn Barnett Katherine Treat Larry Hrgerd
Delbert Graham Brlly Graham Loretta Hrgerd Carol Saddler Margaret
Zregelmerer Patty Sowers, Duane Knudson Rosa Lea Trarl Earl Treat
Robert Dav1s Dorreen Graham Gary Graham, Mrs Saddler Ronme l-lrgerd
Jeff Reed Mary Zregelmerer Gary Saddler Carol Ne11l Matt Lucas
Not shown Jerry Dav1s
Gem All School Band
Th1s organrzatron has a membershrp of twenty four They range rn age from fourth graders
through Hrgh School
These students are co operatrve and show a fme sprrrt of loyalty to th1s organrzatron A
school band grves a splendrd opportunrty to develop good group crtrzenshrp
The band presented a short concert on December 8th and played the school song for a rad1o
broadcast on December gist The organlzatron plans to present two numbers at the Mus1c
Fesuval rn Colby March I2, and also to do a group of numbers for a s1m1lar program 1n Herndon
Gem Grade School Band
This organrzatton rs composed chlefly of new rnstrument students Of th1s group of seventeen
nrne are begrnners on the rnstruments wh1ch they play
It 15 from th1s f1ne group of youngsters that the All School Band w111 recrurt rt s membershrp
The beg1nn1ng students gave a recrtal on February 3rd, playrng as a group and also presentrng
concert on December 8th and played
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Mary Zregelmeter Matt Lucas Katherme Treat
Dorreen Graham Ronme I-lrgerd Robert Saddler was
not present when the prcture was taken
THE MAN ON THE STAIRS
Aunt Molly Bremmer
Spry old lady of 85
Mary Jane Bremmer
A college student
Old desert rat
A relatxve of the Murdochs
Mary Jane s adopted aunt
Cousln by adoptron
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Mary Lee Treat
Ist Place Trophy Gramfreld Consolatlon Trophy Rexford
Gem vs Page Cny Gem vs .TCl'lf11Hg5
I rec Throw Gem vs Wmona Gem vs Selden
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Chlef O11 Company
Colby Appl1ance Center
Colby Tlre and Batfery
Crawford Cab Corner
Dean s R3dlO Shop
H1 Plalns Implemenr CO
H1 Plalns Sportlng Goods
Joe s Slaughfer
Lowls Drug Store
M and M Sfandard
Overman s Shoe Store
Park V1ew Lanes
Ph1l's Food Market
PTIDCGSS Sfyle Shop
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