George Rogers Clark High School - Powder Horn Yearbook (Whiting, IN)

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POWDER HORN 1970 - ISE m Table of Contents Opening 2-9 Student Life 10-25 Academics 26-53 Activities 54-93 Athletics 94-117 Personalities 118-155 Senior Index 156-159 Advertisements 160-185 Index 186-192 I am an individual Catching a sandwich between classes in the course of the day is commonplace to some, while novel to others. I am a unique me, living to the rhythm I myself create, laughing at the thought of being, smiling at bittersweet memories of loves treasured, striving to overcome and then surpass the goals I set as standard. Yet often I find myself confused. My identity is synonomous with no other. I mimic no one, yet imitate all. Shattering my mind into awareness, in the morn the clock opens my eyes to reality: Reflected in a mirror is my peoples image. But in my mind ' s eye I find: A drop-out turned drop-in, A future of boot camp, reveille, and war. Friendships lost and replaced as my circle of life becomes a sphere. Sunrises, sunsets. All forged together to form me. whirling through, a blur of faces. I find myself incorporated: I am unable to recognize one. Not distinguishable but jointed together, I recognize the electricity created by many tuned to one goal. I am enveloped by the pulsating cheer of a crowd united: " G.R.C. ' s the power. " Our thoughts are not centered on our¬ selves, nor others, but on an achievement. We are one. emerging pieced: a collage One divides into the infinite series of fractions. I am a fraction unique from the others. We are pieced together to form the com¬ munity, within the community the school, within the school the spirit. Who am I? I am an individual, whirling through a blur of faces, emerging pieced: a collage Frontier theme Pioneer Spirit amplifies The spirit of Clark ' s student body dur¬ ing the 1969 Homecoming Week proved the Pioneers ' tremendous desire to win. Clarkites responded whole-heartedly to the various themes represented on each of the five days of the " big week. " For example, the students bedecked them¬ selves with loud and bizarre neckties, but¬ tons, and frontier-type clothing. Also, the Senior Skit stimulated the emotions of the football team, the students, and the teachers by being both humorous and serious. Although it rained on Homecoming Night, the spirits of Clark ' s boosters were not dampened, and both the Band, Twirlers, and Pom Pan Corps performed admirably in encouraging the football team. Regardless of the Pioneer spirit, Clark lost by a narrow margin to Hammond. Dances, fashions are vibrant In constant demand for the ever-popular soul music, the World Column plays at numerous Clark dances. Becoming the shelves of a fashion showcase, Clark ' s halls held the modern dress of today ' s youth. Wire-framed glasses, brogues, higher-heeled specta¬ tors, and scarves added an extra touch. Longer hair and side-burns of the longest legal length (down to the earlobe) were exceedingly popular among the males. Representing school dress, flared slacks for the boys and culottes, which the girls found more favorable over the conven¬ tional skirt, a trend toward comfort developed. Plaid and striped slacks, as well as exotic Indian garb—beads, moc¬ casins, and armbands—turned school dress vivid. Fast girations and on and off blinking many-colored lights created the mood. The band, Pom Pons, and the Twirler Corps presented " A Space Odyssey. " Music was provided by the Telstars, complete with an organ and brass. Decorations of sil¬ very, twinkling stars and space food of pretzels and punch represented the gaiety and imagination of Clark ' s dances. Sounds were loud and blaring, dancers were in constant motion, and lights were touching the inner mind. Dances were more than just school activities, they were happenings. One act plays helped extend the drama experiences of Cheryl Peterson, Gary Novotny, and Sally DePevgh. Preparing for the upcoming spirited year, Terri Wagner, Karin Tolley, and Nancy Zrenchik, Varsity Cheer¬ leaders, cheer after a week at Smith Walbridge Camp. Summer institutes supplement knowledge with fun Learning new skills, experimenting in new and old sciences, and traversing over the European and Mexican countryside developed select Clark students ' summer days. Pom pons, twirlers, and cheerleaders learned new styles, twists, and jumps at specialized camps. Dramatics drew four Clarkites to two universities. The fine arts of music and art interested two seniors while visiting and studying in the coun¬ tries of Europe and in old Mexico turned four students into world travelers. Two se¬ niors, Susie Forbes and Barb Furto, were 17 chosen as participants in the Indiana Uni¬ versity Honors Program which allowed them to travel to Germany and Mexico respectively. Girls ' and Boys ' Staters became diplomats and studied govern¬ mental procedures by electing mayors, giving campaign speeches, and making laws. History merges with today’s youth Boarding the Erie-Lackawana trains, Clarkites journeyed to the historical east¬ ern coast. Upset stomachs and meeting new personalities introduced Clark juniors and seniors to new experiences. Tired and exhausted from the long journey, Clark travelers arrived in Wash¬ ington D.C., and prepared to tour the city at night. Days following were filled with tours, visiting historical landmarks, and individual entertainments. Weary from all-night poker-playing sessions, tourists prepared for the trip to New York City. Highlighting the days in New York were tours of the United Nations and the Statue of Liberty. Homesick Clarkites rode buses to Hoboken, N.J. where they board¬ ed the train for a long journey home. Spending a summer sightseeing and studying, Martha Durland, Barb Furto, Janice Vrlik, and Susie Forbes add to their learning experiences. 18th Century playboy Tom Jones humors 20th Century audience Partridge George Halik Bridget Allworthy Denise Flaris Squire Allworthy Dean Flaris Deborah Sally DePeugh Jenny Jones (Mrs. Waters) Laura Walker Captain Blifil Jeff Pavlovich Blifil Phil Voter Tom Jones Ken Greenberg Thwackum Joe Rogina Square Jeff Bauer Mr. Western Tom O ' Drobinak Sophia Western Mari lee Ogren Miss Western Chris Olio Honour Alice Kirby Justice Dowling Tim Jez Doctor Greg Tangalos Highwayman Mike Johnson Harriet Fitzpatrick Carol Moynihan Fitzpatrick Jeff Pavlovich Mrs. Whitefield Sue Saliga Susan Sue Slowiak Lady Bellaston Kathie Bullion Nancy Kris Sandrick Constable Joe Rogina Servants Sharon Modjeski Pauline Scepkowski Shari Wolf Director Mr. Richard Carpio The house lights are lowered and Par¬ tridge, a country man, walks to center stage to tell the tale of " Tom Jones " , a play based on the novel by Henry Field¬ ing. Tom Jones, a victim of fate, is a foundling. Raised in Somersetshire, Eng¬ land, he grew to be a handsome man and found himself falling in love with the girl next door, Sophia Western. But, alas, Tom is a foundling and not worthy of Sophia. Sophia is flattered by Tom ' s love ; he is indeed a handsome man. When the play opens Sophia is indebted to Tom when he rescued her from a runaway horse. In a meeting at Sophia ' s home, Tom and Sophia declare their love for each other and wish to marry. Sophia ' s father and aunt have other plans for her—to marry the detestable Blifill Sophia, in anger, leaves home with her fai thful maid Honour. Upon learning that his love has fled, Tom searches for Sophia, finding many adventures upon the road and finally ending his journey in jail. Sophia rescues Tom from the English jailhouse. The grateful Tom and the lovely Sophia are then united happily forever after. The curtain falls. The lights raise. The play is over. After rescuing Sophia from a runaway horse, Tom pleads for her hand, a task which is most rewarding. In the courtroom, Tom begs Sophia ' s forgiveness for his unfaithfulness and pledges his love to her. As Squire Allworthy lays dying, the few who have come to comfort him gather around to hear his wishes. Boldly facing the highwayman, Tom protects a fellow traveler who, unknown to him, is his mother. Eminent Justice Dowling ponders the fate of Jones as Partridge explains Tom ' s unlucky life. Calvin Coolidge comes to Clark Belittled by poet-writer Paul Barringer, Alice Blake ' s lave letter turns into an impersonal composition. " Up the Down Staircase, " under the di¬ rection of Mr. Richard Carpio, brought to the stage talents of the Junior Class. Miss Sylvia Barrett is introduced in Act One as a beginning teacher at Calvin Coolidge High School in New York City. Sylvia finds teaching very difficult, especially when a member of the faculty, J. J. McHabe, appears. Mr. Paul Bar¬ ringer, a handsome teacher sought after by all the female students, focuses his at¬ tention for fleeting moments on Miss Bar¬ rett, and romance blooms. With the opening of Act Two, Sylvia gets into trouble for defending the ill-dis¬ ciplined Joe Ferone. In spite of Sylvia ' s pleas to remain in school, Joe is intent on dropping out—Sylvia announces her res¬ ignation. As the play ends, both Joe and Miss Barrett remain at Calvin Coolidge High. Despite students giggling and passing jokes. Miss Bar¬ rett teaches her class " First Impressions. " -r Trials and tribulations of an administration weigh heavily on disciplinarian J. J. McHabe. o Not worrying about the day ' s classes, delinquent Joe Ferone takes a nap during eighth period English. Up the Down Staircase Cast Dr. Maxwell Clarke Roger Schwartz Sylvia Barrett Jane Ruhl Beatrice Schachter Joy Levin Paul Barringer Brad Hicko J. J. McHabe Dean Flaris Ella Friedenberg Mary Ruth Hoover Frances Egan Dawn Carros Charlotte Wolf Elaine Rybicki Samuel Bester Terry Hall Sadie Finch Diane Kaminsky Lou Martin Tim Carpenter Lennie Newmark Tracy Levin Carole Blanca Rose Murzyn Alice Blake Jan Ingle Vivian Paine Kathy Vasilko Rusty O ' Brien Joe Bubala Linda Rosen Suzanne Volom Jose Rodriguez Mike Stombaugh Carrie Blaine Janine Homco Harry Kagan Daniel Kaplan Jill Norris Carol Palikan Rachel Gordon Nancy Samek Elizabeth Ellis Chris Bronowicki Charles Arrons Rudy Zamarocy Edward Williams Bruce Jendreas Joe Ferone David Krause Helen Arbuzze Mary Kay Elinkowski Francine Gardner Jeanette Genda Katherine Wolzow Pat Miller Ellen Pat Hennessey Man Ben Woolsey Director Mr. Richard Carpio Assistant Director Alice Kirby Prom opens door to Seniors’ final activity-graduation As the Junior-Senior Prom drew near, Seniors realized their high school careers were coming to an end. White trellises and flower gardens greeted guests as they arrived at the Sherwood Country Club to enter " This Magic Moment, " the 1969 Clark Prom. After-prom party-goers had dinner at Tiebels Restaurant and listened to the modern beat of The Mauds and The World Column. Laughing in the hallways, crying at homecoming, cheering teams to victory- all are memories to be treasured as the wheels of time turn and another class graduates from George Rogers Clark High School. For the final time the Class of ' 69 was united. It was the last time for some to see friends with whom they went to games, dances, and parties. After twelve years of work, young men and women received their diplomas. The questioning minds were ready to become individuals in a boundless society, ready to face its problems. With the climax of four years at her fingertips, graduate Jackie Ellis proudly receives her diploma. Scholastic leader of the Junior class, Gail Wojtena As the mirror reflects Lynn Sotak ' s image, her face reflects the upcoming exercises, begins the parade of graduating seniors. Students widen aware¬ ness through. English MR. DAVID TALABAY . . . B.A., Indiana University . . . Junior English ... Sophomore Class, Intramural Sports Sponsor .. . third year at Clark. Mrs. Huber cries, " Save those penniesl " as she adds to the room ' s collection of paperback books. MR. GEORGE MUIR . . . B.S., Eastern Illinois University, M.S., University of Illinois . . . Freshman English, Commu¬ nications . . . Pioneer News and Powder Horn Advisor. . . Fifteenth year at Clark. On trial this year, an open reading lab presented Clark students with the oppor¬ tunity to increase their reading skills. Students were permitted to take advan¬ tage of reading lab facilities during iunch hours and study halls when no regular classes were scheduled. Juniors concentrated on the American scene in English. Transcendentalism and Henry David Thoreau, witchcraft and Ar¬ thur Miller, and satire, local color, witty humor and Mark Twain, were the distinc¬ tive and initial ingrediants in the collage studied. 1984 in 1970? Reading George Or¬ well ' s 1984 and William Shakespeare ' s Macbeth, students envisioned the past as well as the future. Sixth hour Senior En¬ glish students discussed patriotism and wrote a sequence used in The Fall Choral Concert. A Saturday lost in the jungle of books for a term paper due in a week was a common situation to English students throughout the year, as themes and term papers were required for all classes. Paperbacks stashed in back pockets were common. MRS. CAROL HUBER . . . B.S., M.A., Indiana Univer¬ sity . . . Basic and Developmental Reading . . . Read¬ ing Club Sponsor... ninth year at Clark. Literary Club Sponsor ...second year at Clark. Man ' s capability in oral communication is a tremendous asset. The English Depart¬ ment, recognizing the importance of this asset, gave the student instruction in his basic tool—speech. Incoming freshmen found emphasis on grammar and literature in their classes. Reading the novels Green Mansions and Les Miserables, the lives of accomplished writers and abstract ideas were brought into focus. Glaring eyes, isolated snickers, and a yawning teacher were among the numerous terrors encountered by junior Platos and Websters in sophomore English classes. Stage fright and butterflies, con¬ tracted by the beginning students, were combated with experience and involve¬ ment. fc ' ® 1 NT If MRS. LILLIAN WILCOX . .. A.B., Hastings College, University of Nebraska, Indiana University . . . Latin Club Sponsor. . . tenth year at Clark. MISS KATHY MAZUR ... A.B., Indiana University ... Spanish .. . Spanish Club Sponsor . .. first year MISS LYNNE ACKERMANN . . . B.A., University of Illinois . .. German .. . German Club, Sophomore Class, Cheerleader Sponsor . . . second year at Clark. East meets west in languages Designing a Roman theater, groping in the dark through the many tenses of Ger¬ man, making a five to seven page critique of a French-born author, and demon¬ strating the makings of a tortilla (and eat¬ ing it!) challenged foreign language students. A chance to explore Europe for five weeks during Summer ' 69 was given to third year Latin students Martha Durland and Janice Vrlik. German student Susie Forbes and Spanish student Barb Furto spend eight weeks living with families in Germany and Mexico where they spoke only German and Spanish. Being foreign¬ ers in strange countries gave the students a new and worthwhile experience to treasure. In a switch from routine, Jackie Colbert reads a seem¬ ingly interesting German magazine. Student power receives impetus by mastering equations Leaving behind the placid atmosphere of summer vacation, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry students were rushed into the worlds of Descartes, Newton, Euclid, and Pythagoreas. Theorems, laws, and seemingly endless equations were matched by moans, but when such mathe¬ matical necessaries were finally under¬ stood, the student no doubt took great pride in his absorption power. Through the use of projectors, dia¬ grammatic models, and dimensional con¬ structions, teachers strived to bridge the gap between misunderstanding and thorough enlightenment. MR. CHARLES STUBER . . . B.S.. Wheaton College, M.S., Purdue University . . . Math, Geometry . .. Wrestling Coach .. . third year at Clark. MR. KENNETH HARBISON . . . B.A., Wabash College, M.A., Indiana State University ... Math . . . first year at Clark. Circles are spheres as dimen¬ sions of math and its students widen MISS DIANA WOZNIAK . .. B.S., Purdue University . . . Geometry . .. Y-Teens Sponsor . .. first year at Clark. With scalpel and forceps in hand, Janet King and Irene Janiec perform major surgery on a frog. Scientists inspect micro life Recording a resolution-of-forces problem, Phil Hruskocy, Nancy Samek, and John Strzempko solve on assign- As students grasped the fundamentals of the moon ' s characteristics and move- 37 ments. United States astronauts made a second moon landing, providing reason for the study of astronomy. Health and Safety studen ts studied the essentials of human anatomy while Biolo¬ gy students went slightly deeper into the anatomy of lower animals. Similarities were to be found in com¬ paring hearts, blood vessels, and sensory organs such as eyes and noses. Dif¬ ferences entered when organ shapes were contrasted. iss Wilharm explains phases of the moon. Classes advance with Swooschl Mr. Welter ' s chemistry students witness another experiment going up in flamesl Forceps and scalpels expose biology students to the basic functions of animal life. moon step Science introduced the technicalities that governed the universe and man in his universe. The moon, which is within the sphere of man ' s touch and influence, has produced circumstances associated with solar system beginnings. Encompassing these circumstances, Earth Science stu¬ dents followed space flights from blast-off to splash-down. Chemistry and Physics classes ad¬ vanced to more specialized instruction. Experiments performed in the chemistry lab began with simple chemical changes found in everyday life and progressed to processes employed in the factories of the community. With the advanced math courses taken previously, Physics students combined science and math in their studies. Why situations occur in nature and how these could be solved—objective of the Physics course—gave students aim at answering occurances of the nonliving world concerned with matter and energy of life. 39 MR. RICHARD MAJCHER . .. B.A., University of Michigan . . . Economics . . . Student Council Spon¬ sor... fifth year ot Clark. Guest speaker. Mr. David Hajduch, gives Economic students an insight on present types of insurance. Using o panel discussion as a means of student-teaching, student Bill Smrigo talks on economic inflation. Social Studies confronts ' establishment’ People: why they lived and where they fought their battles and how they struggled for existence. Knowledge gained from man ' s past experience led students to a greater understanding of the present time in World History. Changing union and labor laws, stock market crashes, World Wars I and II cat¬ apulted U.S. History students through time to the century they are living in, the century that has most closely affected and challenged their own lives. The United States military-industrial complex, the Vietnamization of the war, and the social security system related to Government and Economic students. An imaginary investment, dwindling under the burden of inflation or growing through wise investments, drew American business and government to the students. MR. BERNARD CHARIET . .. B.S., University of llli- nois, M.A., Vanderbilt University . . . Contemporary and World History . . . sixteenth year at Clark. MR. WILLIAM MUELLER . .. B.S., M.E., University of Illinois . . . World History, World Geography .. . Wash¬ ington D.C.-New York Trip Chairman . .. sixteenth year at Clark. Historians explore globe United States History instructed individ¬ ual pupils through participation and lec¬ tures. Student teaching for Mr. Roman was Mr. Robert Springer, who instructed pupils of U.S. foreign policy, as it differs from past policies. Relating to the problems of other coun¬ tries, World History classes traveled the globe. Customs, languages, and political histories of the cultures studied brought the far reaches of the world to students in their classrooms. International affairs, past and present, were discussed. In deep concentration, U.S. History students re today ' s problems through yesterday ' s mistakes. 43 Commercialists fuse concepts 44 The finish of one decade and the start of another strongly suggests to both student and teacher that a base be recog¬ nized for maximum use of yesterday ' s ex¬ periences to solve tomorrow ' s problems. Clark ' s business department promoted concepts of the world of commerce through offering to help the student un¬ derstand basic economic principles of a free enterprise system. Courses in general business and consumer problems were two in a variety of ten different course areas of business classes from Advanced Shorthand to Typing 3. They offered op¬ portunity to see much of the world of commerce—its demands, expectations, general problems and structure for achieving better communication. MR. ELDON BUSS . . . B.A., Capital University, M.S., Michigan State University . . . Bookkeeping, Introduc¬ tion to Data Processing, Consumer Problems . .. fifth year at Clark. Straining his muscles to achieve the best Janas concentrates on the music before him. Music: medium is the message Individual lessons and group practices helped students in the three divisions of the music department attain perfection for concerts and extra-curricular contests. Mr. Matusiak joined the Clark faculty this year and directed the Orchestra, stressing technique, tonation, and rhythm on stringed instruments. He also assisted Mr. Church by instructing Mixed Chorus. The Choral Department again had the largest enrollment of a ny elective course offered at Clark. Major choral works by Handel, along with many of Mr. Church ' s own compositions, were performed in con¬ cert and in outside engagements for or¬ ganizations. Intricate routines entertained crowds as the band performed at home football games. The aim of the band was to devel¬ op performance ability in concerts as well as marching and to develop desire for ex¬ cellence. The talent of the three music divisions were joined together in December when a Christmas album was recorded and sold. Handymen and home- style chefs alter the typical MR. RAY WILLIAMS . . . B.S., Northern Illinois University; M.S., Indiana University . . . Mechanical Drawing . . . Football Line Coach, Bridge Club Sponsor. . . fifteenth year at Clark. Being accurate in his measurements, John Graun squares a pine board for his latest project. Projects of the Industrial Arts classes had one thing in common: practicality. After acquiring the correct basic concepts and methods, both the Shop and Mechanical Drawing classes advanced to the Construction of plans and household odds- ' n-ends. Shop students combined safety, skill, and wood to produce such useful items as bowls, bookends, and benches. Extensive furniture repair work helped train future handymen, even though these students received several cuts and pounded thumbs. Beginning by sketching bricks, mechan¬ ical drawing students learned how proportion and accuracy relate to the construction of blueprints and their very homes. Cooking breakfast in the afternoon and the satisfaction of eating something you have recently made transformed cooking students into French chefs. Artists brighten the upper halls as they share their finished products with the rest of the school. Casual air prevails in Doing their own thing, art students become new people and create fantastic designs and pictures. Working with every¬ thing from tooth picks, to pencil, to finger paints, to chalk, these students become the Picassos of Clark. Art teacher, Miss Norabel Morrison, en¬ courages her pupils ingenuity as they transform straight lines or broken glass and junk into psychedelic figures. Christ¬ mas ornaments and seasonal decorations brightened the halls as students displayed works of art. The workshop atmosphere of comfort and relaxation in the classroom aided students concentration and work. Dripping bottles of tempera paint, colored chalk, and crayons reflect the workings of an imagination. MISS KAZIA MACEY . . . B.S., Ball State University ... Physical Education, Girls ' Physical Education Depart¬ ment Chairman ... G.A.C. Sponsor first year at Clark. MR. THOMAS SNIDER . . . B.A., Indiana University .. . Special Education, Special Education Department Chairman . . . Hi-Y, Booster Club Sponsor . . . first year at Clark. MRS. MARGARET KOMPIER . . . B.S.P.E., University of North Carolina . .. Physical Education. Special, MR. RICHARD HEMINGWAY ... B.S., M.S., Indiana State University ... Physical Education, Boys ' Physicol Education Department Chairman . .. Freshman Foot¬ ball, Varsity Track Coach . .. first year at Clark. MR. EVERETT THOMAS ... B.S., M.S., Indiana Uni¬ versity ... Health and Safety, Physical Education ... Soccer Coach, Audio-Visual Organization Spon¬ sor.. . fifteenth year at Clark. Pliys. Eds. magnify winning Along with study, competition provided important incentive to the students in Mr. Snider ' s Special Education Class. Through careful guidance group participation was emphasized. In competition with Mr. Har- bison ' s class the Special Education students demonstrated achievements in addition, subtraction, division, and mul¬ tiplication. Developing the body as well as a win¬ ning spirit was the goal of the Physical Education Department. Seasonal sports ' activities provided exercise and entertain¬ ment for freshman and sophomore students. Tom Chintis beams ecstatically as he completes a moth problem before his opponent. Racing against time, and their opponent, Jeff Ulm and Joe Burke finish up a multiplication problem. k w National Forensics league—FRONT ROW: F. Jacobsne, J. Matura, T. Kruzek, M. Kaplan, B. Furto. SECOND ROW: K. Kiraly, R. Dabertin, T. Rechlicz, M. Hahney. BACK ROW: L. Walker, A. Clark, B. Olds, M. Pavlik, M. Durland. Activities merit Forensics-FRONT ROW: P. Dzurilla, N. Usselman, B. Rycerz, M. Reffkin, C. Becich. SECOND ROW: M. Kaplan, F. Jacobsen, M. Plemich. THIRD ROW: C. Spanburg, K. Kiraly, C. Puscak, D. Walczak, S. Profilavich, M. Hahney. FOURTH ROW: J. Demkovich, J. Bugyis, D. Bondi, M. Durland, T. Kruzek, D. Rosier, J. Bubala. BACK ROW: M. Pavlik, C. Steffel, B. Olds, A. Clark, L. Walker, J. Plawecki. Quill and Scroll—FRONT ROW: R. Rozinski, J. Gabor, D. Flaris, T. Markovich, J. Pavlovich, D. Stack, B. Sluka. SECOND ROW: P. Spaulding, T. Retegan, P. Mature, L. Matusik, L. Herakovich, N. Samek, D. Duhon, K. Jefchak. THIRD ROW: A. Finkelstein, K. Sandrick, A. Kaminsky, J. Cengel, P. Madura, L. Drach, Y. Modjeski, D. Bubnavich, Cited for achievements, Phil Voter and Susie Forbes J, Jackim. BACK ROW: L. Walker, S. DePeugh, J. Milligan, J. Kraly, R. Geffert, K. Lilly, C. Adam, C. Peterson, S. compete for Honor Society scholarships. Forbes. entrance to honoraries With an aim of furthering public speak¬ ing ability, the National Forensics League participated in speech meets held with other schools and within the club itself. Participants in both speech and debate attended the meets which culminated with the Calumet Forensics League Sectionals. Elected for their leadership and good character while maintaining a B (3.0) grade average, juniors and seniors became members of the National Honor Society. Membership was limited to 10% of the Junior Class and 15% of the Senior Class. At graduation, senior members wore gold tassels. Pioneer News and Powder Horn staff members who contributed their time and efforts were initiated into the journalistic honorary organization Quill and Scroll. 57 National Honor Society—FRONT ROW: J. Staliga, pres., P. Voter, v. pres., L. Mottet, sec., T. Wagner, treas., G. Wojtena, P. Golding, T. Hall, N. Samek, C. Bronowicki. SECOND ROW: T. Retegan, L. Sciacero, J. Vrlik, P. Spaulding, K. Jefjok, A. Gorka, S. Haddad, D. Kaminsky, G. Sciacero, C. Palikan, D. Turek. THIRD ROW: J. Jackim, B. Furto, K. Rokosz, A. Kaminsky, C. Strempka, S. Haig, P. Cokenour, L. Drach, M. Hoover, E. Kampo, D. Kaplan. FOURTH ROW: P. Mucha, M. Tomko, C. Macinak, J. Puplava, S. Robertson, L. Cyborski, L. Navto, D. Hlebasko, J. Colbert. FIFTH ROW: G. Kusnir, J. Swointek, J. Milligan, S. Vasilak, P. Madura, D. Bubnovich, S. Forbes, C. Peterson, J. Camp, M. Fasnacht. BACK ROW: D. Flaris, M. Durland, J. Hojduk, B. Cummings, J. Gai- tens, B. Sluka, B. Vanek, J. Marcisz, L. Walker. Changing yearbook reflects Powder Horn Editor, Jan Jackim, con¬ centrated on change for the 1970 year¬ book. A duotone of orange and photo- 58 silhouettes were used in the first signature and on divider pages. An axis-cluster, three-column layout was set with more pictures and less copy. The senior and un¬ derclass sections also featured select can¬ did pictures of those classes. " Who Am I? I am an individual, moving through a blur of faces, emerging pieced: a col¬ lage. " , the theme, was developed in eight pages and was carried out through the book in the features employed. Senior ac¬ tivities were placed in a separate section. Lack of cooperation among staff members hindered production; deadlines were not always met. Editor—J. Jackin Literary Editor —L. Walker, B. Furto. mbhi changing year Powder Horn Staff—KNEELING: M. Durland, L. Walker, T. Markovich. STANDING: J. Navta, T. Retegon, L. Herakovich, K. Lilly, L. Gazda, J. Milligan, S. DePeugh, A. Kaminsky, D. Missal, J. Pavlovich, L. Lacinski. FRONT ROW ON STAIRS: M. Vincent, J. Vrlik, K. Sandrick, A. Kubeck, P. Motura, L. Matusik, B. Furto, R. Hoke, P. Gold¬ ing. SECOND ROW: R. Rozinski, J. Bennett, M. Johnson, C. Steffel, J. Gabor. BACK ROW: M. Janas, M. Higgins. Photographers—M. Higgins, D. Stack, Mr. Erickson, C. Steffel. Offset offers fashionable look for Pioneer News Finding stories, writing copy, typing dummy sheets and stencils, putting heads on stencils, and then printing some 1400 copies of the Pioneer News were neces¬ sary for students, faculty, and staffs to re¬ ceive their weekly newspapers. Through the reporting of activities and sports, and the featuring of polls and con¬ troversial editorials, students were in¬ formed and entertained. American Oil gifted the school with a much needed offset machine to replace an outdated mimeograph. Because of necessary repairs and parts, the machine could not be run this year. Features and Specials Editors and Art Director FRONT ROW: D. Kuker. BACK ROW: P. Madura, T. Markovich, A. Finkelstein. Pioneer News Staff— KNEELING: R. LaBrant, M. Higgins, C. Steffel. FRONT ROW: R. Geffert, J. Cengel, R. Rozinski, D. Kuker, L. Drach, J. Kraly, T. Markovich, A. Finklestein, P. Madura, J. Gabor, K. Jefchak, D. Duhon, J. Demkovich, M. Plemich, H. Musielak. BACK ROW: 0. Doppler, K. Kiraly, N. Novosel, S. Markovich, D. Kaminsky, E. Rybicki, G. Sciacero, J. Colbert, I. Janiec, S. Stanutz, Y. Modjeski, P. Spaulding, C. Adams, K. Bobos. Sports Editors—D. Bubnovich, J. Gabor. During Homecoming Week, Michele Conley and Ruth Geffert don long dresses on Student Council ' s Pioneer Day. Student Council Representatives—FRONT ROW: S. Finkelstein, J. Schmitt, T. Hall, C. Walzok, K. Sagala, D. Mecklin, L. Michalik, B. Conner. SECOND ROW: P. Hlebasko, B. Vanek, C. Surma, L. Cloughessy, L. Zajoc, M. Vargo, P. Kontol, M. Amazzo. THIRD ROW: J. Jones, G. Sciacero, D. Osborne, G. Cuculic, D. Walczak, E. Rybicki W. Stawitcke, P. Golding. FOURTH ROW: L. Kessler, L. Shimalo, P. Parks, L. Wisemiller, l. Drach, G. Buehler, D. Novotny, K. Bobos, J. Demkovich. FIFTH ROW: T. Levin, H. Pataky, D. Hlebosko, L. Herakovich, Y. Modjeski, B. Hicko, P. Miller, J. Holik, G. Dodge. BACK ROW: J. Kraly, S. Forbes, C. Peterson, S. DePeugh, M. Shimalo, B. Smirga, M. Durland, D. Bubnovich, P. Madura. Disappointment shadows activities Initiating the year ' s activities before September, Student Council worked in co¬ operation with Coach Peterson to sponsor the Blue-White football game. As the reg¬ ular season opened, Council planned a car caravan of boosters to Munster for the night ' s clash. Plans fell short due to the refusal of a police escort. Homeroom representatives were cho¬ sen, and the activity period meetings were held. The old council constitution was reviewed and revised. The PTSA, Parent, Teacher, Student Association, was initiated. During homecoming Council boosted spirit week. In December the council bought Christmas trees for the halls. January brought a roller skating party at the Hammond Roller Dome. Though turnout was poor, those attending enjoyed themselves. A new dress code was reviewed but remained the same. Tying the score up, Clark ' s fans frantically cheer their team on against Highland. Boosters share vie- As a co-sponsor of Booster Club, Mr. Lockey addresses a filled auditorium of interested boosters. Booster Club Officer —S. DePeugh, pres., H. Pataky, v. pres., K. Sandrick, sec., and G. Wall, treas. Booster Club Representative —BOTTOM ROW: J. Lampa, B. Conner, C. Bojda, C. Berland, S. Priesol, S. Pint, J Retegan, S. Finkelstein. SECOND ROW: J. Jones, K. Tolley, J. Levin, J. Vrlik, K. Sagala, G. Buehler. L Herakovich, C. Conley, K. Sandrick. THIRD ROW: M. Conley, J. Ruhl, D. Doppler. S. Kinnane, G. Cuculic, P. Wall J Komyatte, E. Rybicki, N. Zrenchik. FOURTH ROW: G. Wall, S. Miller, P. Zdankiewicz, Y. Modjeski, M. Vin cent D. Kovach, D. Spanburg, C. Puplavo, L. Shimala. FIFTH ROW: T. Wagner, S. Forbes, J. Deluno, J. Mot tet, A. Kubeck, J. Kraly, C. Walters, H. Antilla. J. Halik, P. Madura, M. McGlinchy. BACK ROW: S. DePeugh M. Durland, L. Walker, R. Schwartz, J. Shimala, M. Pavlic, B. Jendreos, A. Moynihan, E. Antilla, H. Pataky. tories, tense moments, tears " Got the spirit? Let ' s hear it! " was the shout as the Booster Club embarked upon a year ' s activities. Countless hours were dedicated to building the front lawn Homecoming display " Let ' Urn Know What Hit ' Urn, " complete with a pioneer-style covered wagon. Spirited fans journeyed to Lafayette to witness a clash between the Purdue Boilermakers and the Stanford Indians, and to Chicago to attend a Bulls basket¬ ball game. Open meetings were held in order to give each student equal voice in the club. Blue and white capes were made and worn in the Sectional cheering block. Or¬ ganized into a frenzied, white-shirted cheer block with a prominent blue " C " , along with the outstanding conduct of the team and coaches, the Sportsmanship Trophy was captured. Booster Club Cabinet-BOTTOM ROW: N. Zrenchik, A. Moynihan, T. Wagner, R. Schwartz, S. Kinnane, L. Walker. MIDDLE ROW: J. Dubish, A. Kaminsky, J. Vrlik, N. Samek, P. Wall. TOP ROW: K. Tolley, B. Conner, C. Berland. Freshman Cheerleaders—S. Nowicki, S. Finkelstein, P. Hlebasko, G. Vrbancic. Varsity cheerleader Nancy Zrenchik cheers " ' Hey Now ' how about a victory? " with humility, lose with pride Leading the Pioneer Varsity football squad toward victory, the Clark fans cheer on. Going to Smith Walbridge Cheering Camp, earning funds making popcorn for home football games, designing and selling paper flowers at the Food Fair, taking buses to Junior Varsity basketball games, and teaching students " Hey Now " and the Sonic Boom added up to make an active spirit-boosted year for the Varsity Cheerleaders. Setting the example for school spirit with never-ending enthusi¬ asm, Karin Tolley, Terri Wagner, Laura Walker, and Nancy Zrenchik led the student body in cheers at pep assemblies and games. Rallying the efforts of Junior Varsity teams were Janine Homco, Evie Kampo, Sheila Kinnane, and Carol Palikan. Working closely this year. Var¬ sity and Jr. Varsity Cheerleaders com¬ bined their efforts in routines and mounts using all eight girls. Cheering the fresh¬ man basketball team to a tournament title were the Freshman Cheerleaders Sheryl Finkelstein, Patty Hlebasko, Sue Nowicki, and Gloria Vrbancic. Before the last geme of the tournament was played, the cheerleaders constructed a paper- covered hoop which the victorious players crashed through. 67 Practice, perfection, mark choral group’s performance Beginning with the annual Fall Concert, the Concert Choir, Serenaders, and Girls ' Ensemble marked another year with tal¬ ent and ambition, achieved through countless hours of concentrated rehears¬ als. Seasonal Greetings were extended with the aid of Band, Orchestra, and choruses at the Christmas Concert. At this time, the Serenaders also performed out¬ side engagements including programs for the KiwanisClub and on WJOB radio sta¬ tion. The Spring Concert offered still another opportunity for the choral groups to display their talents. During all concerts both traditional and popular songs, as well as original compositions by Mr. Church, were enjoyed by the audiences. " Lord, Love an Ugly Duck " , an original musical adapted by Richard Jaegar, was presented by the Concert Choir. A new look was introduced in the production of the play: both the crews and the speaking parts were double cast to give students varied experiences in show production. Serenaders—J. Jackim, R. Duplaga, J. Puplava, S. Mileusnich, T. Retegan, D. $• Forbes, G. Novotny, M. Durland, J. Marcisz, S. DePeugh, B. Calinski, R. Hoke, B. Flaris, l. Mottet, E. Wisemiller, J. Navto, L. Gibbs, L. Walker, M. Janas, R. Kottka, Barony, C. Peterson, B. Sluka, G. Wall. Girls ' Ensemble—FRONT ROW: D. Hric, K. Bullion, P. Wall, S. Kinnane, E. Rybicki, N. Samek. K. Lompa, G. Sciacero. SECOND ROW: K. Sandrick, C. Winebarger, P. Molson, J. Ruhl. BACK ROW: K. Bodie, J. Colbert, C. Eyeing the songs in the new choral album, Darrell Troksa. Wilson and Greg Michalak see the efforts of many. Girls ' Choir—FRONT ROW: L. Cloughessy, B. Banas, L. Michalak, P. Hlebasko, M. Vargo, S. Dziadosz, L. Sciacero, S. Haig, P. Leimbach, K. Banik. SECOND ROW: J. Jones, D. Furman, I. Janiec, A. Shields, L. Zajoc, L. Vargo, S. Kantor, E. Petyo, S. Tomko, K. Jefjak. THIRD ROW: M. lowandowski, D. Rusnak, C. Walczak, S. Filipak, R. Stout, K. Michaels, S. Haddad, D. Gyure, P. Ason, M. Solkey. FOURTH ROW: J. Kritz. S. Robertson, C. Roper, M. Bonas, M. Elinkowski, C. Biestak, M. Pykosz, R. Dvorscak. N. Milligan, L. Condes. FIFTH ROW: D. aminsky, P. Miller, D. Hlebasko, S. Stanutz, P. Parks, D. Novotny, P. Hennessey, N. Novosel, M. Zdankiewicz. BACK ROW: G. Halik, K. Yager, P. Palovcik, N. Kriston, D. Rozinski. P. Kosier, S. Vasilak, E. Macocha, E. Dobrowski, J. Bellile. Specifying the faulty microphone system, Mr. Church delivers an ultimatum at the fall concert. Mixed Glee Club-FRONT ROW: P. Korbel, J. Banik, T. Stolarz, J. Carter, C. Poi, S. Pint, C. Potasnik, C. Slozyk, S. Finkelstein, W. Wachel, M. Hallior. SECOND ROW: J. Retegan, J. De Chantle, M. Tabaczinski, S. Rowden, W. Stawitcke, D. Kapp, E. Dvorsak, B. Muholland, L. Chavaria, S. Nowicki, C. Sbinsky. THIRD ROW: D. Szura, S. Sheets, D. Walsko, M. Soltis, R. Szprycdel, C. Schmitt, M. Bognar, C. Gora, P. Sandilands, J. Schmitt, J. Vrlik, J. Prucnal. FOURTH ROW: S. Hlebasko, P. Kontol, P. Zdankiewiscz, M. Wytrykos, L. Mish, M. Masta, S. Noworita, S. Rogina, C. Slazak, K. McGlinchy, M. Buksar, P. Talaby, A. Bator. FIFTH ROW: L. Braigel, C. Grader, R. Benko, R. Elenkowski, P. Cole, S. Miller, C. Puplava, J. lewendowski, B. Merry, S. O ' Drobinak, S. Olszewski, J. Volk. BACK ROW: T. Potronsik, M. Buellar, D. Osborn, C. Vogle, H. Ochompaugh, M. Flatt, T. Whittger, A. Clark, J. Joyce, P. Colbert, N. Companik, B. Cowell, M. Vargo. Complaints get new microphones 70 Boys ' Ensemble—FRONT ROW: J. Halik, T. Tomko. SECOND ROW: J. Haig, D. Roper. THIRD ROW: M. Goylor, L. Gibbs, R. Peters. BACK ROW: B. Bernicky, S. Mileusnich, J. Bubola, M. Moldraski. Acquiring directing skills and gaining new friends, Ron Bell spent eight weeks with the Choral Dept. Beginning students interested in acquir¬ ing basic vocal techniques joined Girls ' and Boys ' Chorus. Select freshmen were initiated into Mixed Glee Club. Entrance to Girls ' Choir and Boys ' En¬ semble was attained through tryouts; singers from lower groups aspired to Con¬ cert Choir through auditions. After publicly complaining of faulty microphones and threatening to cancel all concerts until the problem was remedied, Mr. Church received a new sound system. Deep in thought, Gail Wall ponders her next in¬ terlude of music. Orchestra flaunts modern music The Orchestra was a truly special orga¬ nization this year. Under the direction of Mr. David Matusiak, traditions were set aside. Modern music as well as new tech¬ niques made the Orchestra a favorite group around Clark School. The greatest change took place when traditional serious music was abandoned and the Orchestra played selections from " Hair, " Born Free, Magnificent Seven, and Goin ' Out of My Head. Two concerts. Winter and Spring, featured lively music played by an inspired group. Many spare hours were spent initiating plans for Clark School ' s first tour. Accom- panying the Orchestra were the Serenaders and Pom-Pons performing to music supplied by the Orchestra. " Sounds of the 60 ' s " was planned for early May along with the Spring Concert late in May. 71 Orchestra—FRONT ROW: K. Kortokrax, K. Gaitens, M. Durland, Mr. Matusiak, G. Wall, G. Wojtena, N. Usselmon, D. Bubnavich. SECOND ROW: D. Lynch, L. Earl, C. Stopke, B. Fuller, M. Janas, S. Modjeski. THIRD ROW: C. Holifield, K. Bodie, L Sciacero, T. Markovich, P. Lund, D. Mecklin, S. Forbes, P. Waring. BACK ROW: E. Wisemiller, S. Mileusnich, G. Tokorz, D. Forbes, K. Weaver. Band marches despite frost, heat, rain Forming a covered wagon at home¬ coming, a jet airplane to honor veterans on Veteran ' s Day, and the Clark " C " were some of many intricate formations demonstrated at game halftimes as Band members stepped smartly to the com¬ mands of senior drum major Mark Janas. Mark, along with various other Band members, fashioned routines to be per¬ formed by the Marching Band. The 1969-1970 Band was a great morale booster for this year ' s Pioneers. The cadence, " Tuff, " and " Celebrate " roused Clark sports fans to frenzied ex¬ citement as close games became victories or bitter disappointments. Pep band played at all home basketball games and added music for performances by the Pom-pon girls. Lost music, broken reeds, and last min¬ ute instructions were all common to the 80 members of the Band prior to every per¬ formance. Appearing in the annual fall Concert, along with the Orchestra and Choral department, highlighted concert performances by the Clark Band. Band—FRONT ROW: Mr. Dycus, band director, S. Becker, N. Usselman, G Sciocero, J. Carter, S. Finkelstein, B. Florek, J. Schmidt, D. Flaris, P. Szarmach, G Wall, G. Wojtena. SECOND ROW: F. Jacobsen, H. Wintczak, D. Dubczok, J. Szar mach, M. Golding, B. Banos, M. Kaplan, P. Waring, N. Devaris, T. Howell, D Mecklin, M. Hill, W. Stawitcke, D. Usselman. THIRD ROW: N. Companik, L Berendt, D. Michaels, P. Bereolos, D. Wisotsky, B. Fuller, M. Tkocz, M. Janas, B Kowal, S. Kristoff, P. Lund. M. Baranowki, S. Slowiak, C. Stapke, S. Forbes. FOURTH ROW: J. Marcisz, E. Marcisz, T. Markovich, L. Sciocero, K. Bodie, J. Kussy, D. Markland, J. Enright, D. Jakobovie. E. Federinko, M. Enright, R. Sievers, S. Modjeski, T. Conner. BACK ROW: S. Miller, J. Tokorz, T. Zembalo. T. Pietroncik, D. Moore. J. Gaitens. K. Weaver, D. Buczkowski, D. Colbert, D. Rusnok, T. Mroz, D. Forbes, D. Kaplan. M. Buehler, K. Kaspar. up n Combining forces, trombonists Tom Cotner and Sharon Modjeski harmonize in the Hammond Christmas Parade. p Flag Corps—FRONT ROW: L. Zajac, J. Pietrzak, L. Michalak, L. Cloghessey. SECOND ROW: D. Gyure, M. Solkey, S. Markovich, D. Jakubczyk, C. Conley, D. Hric. BACK ROW: D. Jones, D. Novotney, B. Korem, G. Cuculic, D. Preis, K. Sagala. Twirlers—FRONT ROW: C. Walters, M. Jez, J. Navta, A. Janik, S. Preisol, A. Kaminsky, C. Peterson. Events Pom pon Corp —FRONT ROW: P. Golding, K. Lilly, T. Retegon, D. Kuker, L. Puplava, N. Samek, K. Sandrick, C. Lucas, S. Gaidos, P. Mature. BACK ROW: P. Herakovich, D. Missol, L. Matusik. SECOND ROW: J. Milligan, L. Lacinski, J. Molson, C. Etter, L. Mottet, Y. Modjeski. sparkle with glimmer, gals With a down beat then blaring music, half-time pauses were filled with bright smiles ana high steps as the Twirlers, Pom pons, and Flag Corps performed. Countless hours were devoted to the creation and practice of new routines, paced to the beat of such catchy tunes as " Magnificent Seven " and " Alley Cat. " The eagerness, pride, and high degree of professionalism displayed during their performances at the Latin Club Talent Show held audience attention. " Spcyce Odyssey, " the Poms, Twirlers, and Flog Corps ' annual dance, projected Clarkites into a fantasy of the future. The girls sponsored a booth at the Food Fair. All three groups presented polished performances in the Fourth of July, Christ¬ mas, and Memorial Day parades. With shining spangles, swirling baton, and perfect beat, Andrea Kaminsky performs during halftime. German Club-FRONT ROW: Advanced Club Officers. S. Forbes, pres., M. Pavlik, sec., D. Flaris, treas., T. Markovich, v. pres, (absent). Freshman Club Officers: D. Harmon, v. pres., T. Jarosz, sec., C. Schmitt, treas., J. Golden, pres, (absent). SECOND ROW: L. Schurr, K. Jefchak. THIRD ROW: J. Szermach, M. Baranowski, K. Sagla, K. Ladzinski, P. Madura, M. Vincent, Mary Biestek, J. Szepanski. FOURTH ROW: B. Gonsiorowski, M. Buk- sar, R. Woolsey, J. Colbert, S. Toth, D. Herakovich, F. Jacobsen, R. Singer. FIFTH ROW: P. Novosel, J. Filipiak, S. Profilovich, R. LaBrant, D. Bondi, T. Kruczek, S. Zebracki, H. Musielak, S. Filipiak. BACK ROW: C. Spanburg, D. Stack, B. Sluka, T. Levin, G. Michalak, T. Widiger, R. Modryejewski, A. Maynihan, D. Forbes, M. Kovach. . A K ’ promote bi-cultural activities Successfully constructing a first place Homecoming float, German Club, sponsored by Miss Ackerman, initiated ac¬ tivities this year. A jail at the annual Food Fair, a bake sale, and a car wash helped the club contrib¬ ute to the Indiana Univer¬ sity Honors Program. Ranging from a Christmas party to an annual trip to an exquisite French restaurant, the activities of French Club were many and varied. Sponsored by Mrs. Skelton, a bake sale of French pas- teries was held, while a visit to a local college was made for a spring production of a famous play. Freshman French Club—FRONT ROW: L. Kurella, pres., D. Rudzinski, v. pres., C. Dobos, sec., J. Mayo, treas. (ab¬ sent). SECOND ROW: A. Bator, C. Lavrinic, D. Zynch, M. Pantalon, D. Szuro. BACK ROW: B. Florek, M. Kaplan, C. Vogel, K. Chariton, J. Knazur. Freshman Spanish Club-FRONT ROW: A. Bugaski, S. Pint, J. Retegan, S. Nowicki, D. Murzyn, J. Lampa, J. Ma¬ ture, H. Wintczak. SECOND ROW: R. Harrell, L. Droba, J. Prucenol, B. Muholland, D. Bugarski, S. Dziadosz, A. Gorko. THIRD ROW: J. Kruszek, M. Steed, M. Pasyk, S. Rowden, L. Dvorscak, J. Demkovich, J. Zebracky, N. Derybowski, G. Vrbancic. FOURTH ROW: D. Michaels, M. Kocoa, D. Ogle, P. Bereolos, C. Gora, P. Kontol, S. Osewski. FIFTH ROW: D. Kocel, K. McGlinchy, C. Puplava, R. Tanski, J. Matej, A. Pietranczyk, J. Bencur, P. Jamrose, L. Wachel. SIXTH ROW: J. Worley, S. O ' Drobinak, C. Kovich, G. Koch, J. Drapac, L. Bragiel, M. Vargo, M. Torres. BACK ROW: M. Bognar, T. Kozlowski, S. Miller, M. Mandas, R. Zehner, J. Hovanec, K. Yuhas, J. Holems, J. Gulvis, H. Slikfo, J. Hein, N. Companik. With Zorro at the helm, Spanish Club takes second place in the Homecoming parade. Advanced Spanish Club—FRONT ROW: G. Wojtena, pres., T. Wagner, v. pres., P. Korbel, sec., P. Spaulding, treas., L. Kritz, pres., C. Wargo, v. pres., K. Mooney,- sec., J. Jajchik, treas., M. Jez, pres., J. Shimala, v. pres., D. Novotny, sec., L. Zajac, treas. SECOND ROW: C. Troksa, C. Flaris, L. Chavarris, J. Banik, J. Carter, M. Golding, C. Potasnik, C. Surma, L. Michalak, J. Pietrzak. THIRD ROW: K. Kortokrax, M. Soltis, D. Dubczak, M. Plemich, J. Puplava, L. Herakovich, N. Novotny, V. Smith, S. Kantor, S. Hlebasko, B. Furto, C. Strempka. FOURTH ROW: P Sandilands, A. Kirby, G. Cuculic, D. Rusnak, D. Sproch, M. Elinkowski, K. Bullion, R. Dvorscak, S. Wolf, M. Bad- narik, D. Jefchak. FIFTH ROW: N. Novosel, J. Demkovich, P. Parks, K. Bobos, R. Poplawski, K. Gaitens, C. Puscak, C. Kamin, D. Walczak, M. lewandowski, B. Chidalek, L. Shimala. SIXTH ROW: B. Kostaraczuk, R. Benko, A. Angel, P. Kosior, R. Kottka, E. Marcisz, P. Hornak, N. Kriston, J. Mature, T. Kaminsky, P. Colbert. BACK ROW: J. Palenik, R. Dobertin, C. Adam, R. Joyce, S. Arendas, D. Pallo, J. Kanyur, S. DePeugh, L. Fech, B. Kessler, B. Dudek, A. Skurka. Clubs project foreign flavor Selling cookies, cakes, and brownies, Mary Golding tends store for Spanish Club bake sale. " We ' ve Got ' Em Covered, " the Homecoming float, successfully initiated the activities of the Spanish Club. Joint clubs, under the sponsorship of Mrs. Encinosa and Miss Mazur, traveled to Chicago in the spring to sample a traditional Mexican dinner of tortillas. Raising funds for the Language Honors Program and Hoyward Memorial Fund marked Latin Club activities. Clarkites turned hams as students took part in the annual Talent Show, while this year ' s events culminated in the Latin Club Saturnalia. Rehearsing for the talent show, Dean Floris and Mike Johnson sing " Intermissionnnnnn. " Latin Club—FRONT ROW: M. Durland, pres., T. Mroz, v. pres., K. Sondrick, sec., J. Vrlik, pres., M. Pykosz, pres., J. Mottet, v. pres., L. Martinez, sec., P. Szarmach, treas. SECOND ROW: K. Martin, pres., P. Madura, v. pres., R. Hoke, S. Finkelstein, J. DeChantal, C. Tokarz, B. Conner, G. Vrabel, S. Vosilak, sec., G. Kusnir, treas. THIRD ROW: L. Earl, R. Fernandez, I. Janiec, J. Jones, K. lampa, K. Foster, M. Tkacz, D. Kapp. FOURTH ROW: N. Ussel- mon, J. Kritz, S. Slowiak, L. Conner, D. Molenda, S. Stonutz, P. Hennessey, M. Tomko, M. Vargo. FIFTH ROW: B. Huttnik, J. Shields, J. Paradzinski, Y. Modjeski, P. Dow, J. Jamros, L. Berendt, K. Kiraly, D. Conner. BACK ROW: J- Kraly, R. Braun, B. Hutsko, E. Federenko, B. Olds, C. Holifield, J. Plawecki, H. Pataky, R. Geffert. Future Physicans-SEATED: B. Sluka. STANDING: L. Shimala, S. Vasilak, J. Marcisz, C. Steffel. Science Projecfc-FRONT ROW: M. Beebe, pres., J. Camp, sec., J. Matusik, sec., E. Wisemiller, sec., J. Plowecki, sec., R. Duplaga, treas., R. Braun, treas., R. Steffel, treas., A. Ason, treas. SECOND ROW: J. Kraly, P. Hruskocy, T. Zembala, D. Forbes, A. Kubeck, R. Zamarocy, E. Banos, J. Shields, D. Kaplan, M. McGlinchy. THIRD ROW: B. Walters, J. Strzempka, S. Vasilak, J. Bugyis, J. Gaitens, P. Dow, R. Sluka, C. Steffel, B. lindow, J. Hajduk. BACK ROW: J. Palenik, C. Stapke, R. Skurka, B. Olds, J. Jamroz, J. Marcisz, R. Dooley, B. Olds, J. Jurek, J. Turack. Future professions probed through projects, field trips In order to prepare members for a fu¬ ture in medicine, science clubs took ad¬ vantage of the excellent facilities provid¬ ed by neighboring Chicago. Future Physicians toured Billings Hospi¬ tal, while the club and Biology Club, under the sponsorship of Mr. Liddle, jour¬ neyed to Abbott Laboratory. Science Projects, sponsored by Mr. Welter, promoted individual experi¬ mentation in various sciences. All three clubs traveled to Argonne Laboratory. Members of the Nurse ' s Club, led by Mrs. Miller, worked in the school nurse ' s office as assistants, participating in and observing routine medical problems. 81 Led by Miss Ide, Red Cross entertained students with the movie " Wackiest Ship in the Army. " Mainly a service club, funds from the movie went to Overseas School Chest Drive and Clothes for Needy Children. The club also sent servicemen in Viet Nam gift boxes, and treated the Carmelite Home for Girls to a picnic. Supplementing skills with relative information, Jean Ziak reads a secretarial magazine. Red Cross Representotives-FRONT ROW: N. Ballon, D. Young, D. Sproch. SECOND ROW: K. Lampa, P. Blastic. THIRD ROW: C. Lewandowski, M. Blasko, K. Hardesty. FOURTH ROW: J. Demkovich, A. Kirby, L. Condes, C. Shaw. FIFTH ROW: T. Homes, B. Biesel, M. Zambo. BACK ROW: S. Becker, G. Kirk. Investment Club—N. Toma, S. Wolf, J. Milligan, J. Krajnak, B. McGovern, T. Zembala, A. Mlynarczyk, J. Hajduk, P. Voter, B. Burr, M. Gabor, T. Markovich, P. Dunn, J. Geffert, B. Novotny, B. Buksar. Clubs stress earn¬ ings, contributions Presenting an opportunity to better un¬ derstand the Stock Exchange, Investment Club, sponsored by Mr. Majcher and Mr. Roman, delved into the world of finance. Future Secretaries, led by Miss Coughlan, provided some insight into what the business world has to offer girls armed with secretarial skills. Guest speak¬ ers, often alumni, pro vided realistic descriptions of various secretarial duties. fV i a Secretaries Clob-FRONT ROW: L. Matusik, K. Ladzinski, J. Swiontek, K. Lilly, C. Bailey, J. Seth. THIRD ROW: R. Kolat, L. Mikos, C. Roper, L. Mottet, J. Ziak, B. An- Macnak, C. Rokosz, K. Murzyn, D. Turack. SECOND ROW: T. Retegan, M. Leonard, derson, N. Malinowski, D. Novosel, J. Paradzinski, C. Vardalos, D. Missal. J. Navta, S. Becker, G. Kusnir, M. Fasnacht, J. Cengel, P. Mucha, S. Robertson, L. Services shipped via club Y-teens-FRONT ROW: P. Leimboch, pres., P. Well, v. pres., M. Fosnocht, sec., E. Mococho, treos., A. Gorka, P. Bebenek, S. Filipiak, M. Toth, J. Stepnoski. SECOND ROW: D. Michaels, J. Dziezek, M. Kacoha, L. Chavarria, M. Tabaczynski, C. Gora, I. Janiec, M. Hoye, M. Soltis, S. Rowden. THIRD ROW: L. Buckner, R. Fernandez, M. Plemich, P. Korbel, D. Wisostsky, J. Demkovich, J. Banik. FOURTH ROW: P. Ason, S. Martinez, J. Jones, C. Wargo, P. Graves, D. Chorba, C. Tokarz, H. Musielok, P. Jamrose. R. Szprychel. FIFTH ROW: D. Kuker, L. lacinski, C. Lewandowski, M. Pykasz, A. Peterson, P. Scepkowski, S. Robertson, K. Rokosz, M. Pondo, G. Halik. SIXTH ROW: J. BelliIe, L. Martinez, C. Becich, N. Rusnak, D. Hulsey, A. Bubash, L. Francisco, E. Kampo, C. Shimala, S. Eberle, K. Vasilko, J. Dovidson, J. Enright. SEVENTH ROW: P. Golding, D. Doppler, J. Zamarocy. D. Trzupek, J. Haney, l. Mish, S. Humbarger, K. Kiraly, B. Chidalek, S. Kinnane. M. Hoover, L. Shimala. BACK ROW: S. Skurka. N. Paryl, C. Fekete, C. Buksar, S. Troksa. M. Zdonkiewicz. K. Mooney, C. Noworyta, N. Milligan. Service to others denoted the activities 85 of the Y-teens. Under the supervision of Mrs. Booze and Miss Wozniak, the club donated $25 to the World Fellowship Or¬ ganization of the Hammond YWCA. The club also sponsored a Christmas party for the Carmalite Home for Girls, presenting a gift to each girl. Food baskets to the needy in time for Thanksgiving and Christmas arrived via the Y-teens. In order to raise necessary funds, Y-teens held a cosmetics sale early in the year. A dance, " Come Together, " was held in cooperation with the Hi-Y. Boxes of candy were sold to the community and the school. Sponsored by Mr. Snider, Hi-Y initiated the year ' s activities with a profit-making carwash and bake sale. Proceeds went to the making of Easter baskets for the area ' s less fortunate and contributions to a national charity, the March of Dimes. T. O ' Bral, R. Kasprzak, A. Rosachi, B. Busch, J. Komyatte. BACK ROW: C. Saldana, D. Polio, J. Shimala, S. Miller, R. Chorba, C. Stapke, B. Igras. Audio-Visual Organization— FRONT ROW: J. Pavlovich, pres., T. O ' Drobinak, sec., B. Olds, treas., K. Weaver, pts. chrm., E. Nastav, v. pres, (absent). SECOND ROW: M. Badnaick, W. Stawitcke, D. Krause, T. Brown, D. Ogle. THIRD ROW: D. Bugaski, D. Knazer, L. Missal, J. lewandowski, D. Kocel, R. Moland, T. Kozlowski, J. Moore, R. Vardalos, R. Harrell. FOURTH ROW: D. Moore. M Buehler. K. Martin, D. Miller, T. Jez, F. Rokosz, R. Neal, R. Benko. FIFTH ROW: J. Palenik, B. Bielasco, J. Murzyn, T. Miklusak, T. Michniewicz, M. Oliver, J. Blazak, J. Muzlock, G. Koch. BACK ROW: T. Guzek, B. Barony, D. Polio, B. Olds, S. Miller, C. Saldana, C. Stapke, J. Marcisz, R. Kwasney, J. Komyatte. projectors fill leisure time 87 Sponsored by Mrs. Huber, Reading Club increased reading and vocabulary skills through work in the reading lab. Among the facilities utilized were films, word games, and speed-reading ma¬ chines. The club also traveled to Chicago to see the movie " Goodbye Mr. Chips. " AVO, under the sponsorship of Mr. Thomas, supplemented classes with films and film strips. While being host to the school system ' s video tape machine, the Audio-Visual Organization filmed basket¬ ball games and gymnastic and wrestling meets. Library Club truned working in the library into a learning experience. Spon¬ sored by Mrs. Rudser and Mrs. Dobak, members interrelated theory with prac¬ tice. Reading Club-FRONT ROW: B. Kowal, R. Szprchel, L. Soltis. SECOND ROW: B. Horvatich, D. Melton, M. Lewandowski, N. Randall, H. Hardesty, R. Kostanczuk. THIRD ROW: K. Jefjak, D. Hric, B. Allen, J. Zabracky, F. Jacobson, J. Antilla. FOURTH ROW: R. Bourrel, C. Schmittel, N. Vardollas, P. Cole, P. Livos, M. Vincent, D. Herokovich. FIFTH ROW: R. Nolartd, J. Steliga, K. Bobby, J. Enright, M. Nunley, J. Bragg, D. Moore, R. Kovach. Artistic talents bedeck halls Developing the whole student was the goal as Art Club attempted to provide a means of expression outside the classroom. Under the sponsorship of Miss Mor¬ rison, club members devised original ar¬ tistic creations, utilizing unique materials and methods. Beginning members became familiar with ceramics through lectures, while juniors and seniors broadened to more advanced art forms by working individu¬ ally on projects. Resulting efforts embellished the halls, and the Christmas spirit was displayed through self-made ornaments. Art Club—FRONT ROW: S. Volom, pres., M. Stombough, v. pres., E. Dobrowolski, sec., B. Korem, treas., L. Elbaor, pres., G. Zumik. v. pres., D. Sproch, sec., L. Vargo, treas. SECOND ROW: A. Olechnowicz, M. Freund, D. Ussel- man, J. Freund, D. Strempko, V. Smith, C. Poi. THIRD ROW: R. Barony, R. Bragiel, C. Biestek, B. Gubanick, J. DeLuno, B. Howatich. BACK ROW: N. Novosel, P. Zabrecky, C. Noworyta, T. Wrono, B. Bielasco, C. Fekete, L. Mish, S. Zebracki. Forming clay molds in activity hour takes time and concentration, as shown by Jerry DeLuna and Ron Barony. Advanced Art Club member Mike Stombaugh finishes a project which will later go on exhibit. Multi-colored crayon drippings create intriguing ar¬ tistic media, as discovered by Tim Franciski. Notional Thespians-BOTTOM ROW: J. Jackim, G. Novotny, C. Chiluski. MIDDLE ROW: L. Walker, M. Janas, S. DePeugh. TOP ROW: C. Peterson. Stage Crew—SEATED: R. Benko, T. Brown, R. Sievers, P. Wetnight. SECOND ROW: M. Katchmar, W. Wachel, K. Vasilko, B. Remlinger, K. Martin, P. Vaughn, C. Horecky. BACK ROW: K. Weaver, R. Uhrin, S. Volom, D. Knazur, J. Mrzlock, H. Slifko, C. Schmittel. Clubs Awed at the majesty of the Statue of Liberty, pho¬ tographer Mike Higgins preserves her features. Practicing for the Latin Club Talent Show, Thespian Cheryl Peterson sings " Belinda. " accentuate the visual Dramatic Club—FRONT ROW: S. Modjeski, P. Navosel, W. Wachel, K. Sagala, H. Musielok, P. Wetnight. SEC¬ OND ROW: J. Ingle, A. Kirby, M. Johnson, A. Clark, F. Jacobson. BACK ROW: K. Vosilko, D. Bondi, S. Volom, J. Condes, M. Kurella, C. Zehner, D. Szura. Photography Club, sponsored by Mr. Erickson, offered further experimentation in photography. In recognition of his ex¬ cellence, member Mike Higgins ' human interest photographs were displayed in the library. Promoting aspects of stage production were Stage Crew and Dramatics, both sponsored by Mr. Carpio. The clubs con¬ centrated on behind-the-scenes activity, accumulating experience in lighting, set construction, and production. As a national organization, Thespian Troupe No. 1769 was composed of those accredited with working on stage crews and having had speaking parts. Thes¬ pians participated in the Choral Depart¬ ment ' s presentation of " Lord, Love an Ugly Duck " and productions of the Marian Theatre Guild of St. John the Bap¬ tist Church in Whiting. Clubs provide a break in routine Providing students with moments of leisure during activity periods was Pinoch¬ le Club. Although this was its first year of existence, the club enjoyed one of the largest memberships. Under the spon¬ sorship of Mr. Watkins and Mr. Talaby students learned to play and enjoy the game of pinochle. Both accomplished players and begin¬ ners matched wits against their classmates as concentrated silences marked Chess Club. Beginners in Bridge Club practiced the fundamentals of the game while experi¬ enced players increased their talents. Mr. Williams sponsored the club. A pen and cards in hand symbolize the workings of the games bridge and pinochle. I Bridge Club—FRONT ROW: C. Vuksanovich, K. Troksa, D. Davis, T. Jarosz, M. Dumecich. SECOND ROW: S. Hammond, M. Conley, B. Laura. THIRD ROW: M. Kruszek, C. Gradek, R. LaBrant, P. Parks, P. Grayson. BACK ROW: J. Gonda, J. Kovach, A. Rosachi, E. Petyo, N. Senko, D. Trupek. Showing their hands and counting up their scores. Chris Etter and Javier Deluna play pinochle. Pioneers close season with Looking downfield for open ground and a substantial gain, Jerry Duracz makes a first down. Sidelined with a broken foot inflicted at the Gavit- Clark clash, Mario Martinez watches his team. Varsity Football Scorebox Opponent Clark 21 Munster 8 16 Morton 0 35 Noll 6 0 E.C. Washington 17 13 Gavit 28 12 Hammond High 7 28 Tech 31 29 E.C. Roosevelt 6 7 Whiting 21 Gang tackling, among the more aggressive of the season ' s defensive measures, grinds Hammond High ' s win over Whiting While fellow Pioneers block his path free of Tech defensemen, Marty Shimala scores. A delay in practices resulting from the teachers ' strike of late August left the Pio¬ neers somewhat unprepared to meet their out-of-city and thus unhampered oppo¬ nent, Munster. Disappointment shadowed the Clark locker room following the next two encounters, but spirits rose as the Pio¬ neers were victorious over East Chicago Washington and Hammond Gavit. A Homecoming loss to Hammond High did not lower morale as the next game found the Pioneers rallying to beat Tech in the final minutes of play. After being defeat¬ ed by the Roosevelt Rough Riders, Clark Whalloped cross-town rival Whiting by a score of 21-7. Distinguishing himself as a team workhorse, Joe Steliga showed himself both athletically and scholastically. His leadership was exemplified by his posi¬ tion as National Honor Society president and his Boys ' State appointment. On the field his versatility and determination placed him in the position of team cap¬ tain. He was voted Most Valuable Player, adding to the respect of the coaches that of his teammates. To the recognition received at home was added state-wide acknowledgement with his selection as guard for the United Press International All-State first string team. Back in the end zone, Henry Pataky receives a Munster kickoff. Fingers grasping for the ball, Don King exer than a hundred percent effort against Noll. Finishing their campaign 4-3, the Settlers were successful due to teamwork. Knocked off by Munster and Morton, the Settlers routed Noll. In the last four games, three were wins over Hammond, Gavit, and Tech. The Homesteaders, recorded their first high school football season of 3-5-1. Tying Munster and then losing to Morton, the freshmen came back to beat E.C. Washington and Noll. Losing four straight, including a game lost to E.C. Roosevelt by a disputed call, the team beat rival Whiting 37-6. Junior Varsity Football Scorebox Opponent Clark 6 Munster 2 26 Morton 0 6 Noll 8 0 Gavit 33 14 E. C. Washington 12 0 Hammond 30 6 Tech 14 Freshman Football Scorebox Opponent Clark 6 Munster 6 26 Morton 8 6 Noll 16 6 E.C. Washington 30 8 Gavit 6 18 Hammond 0 28 Tech 14 14 E.C. Roosevelt 12 6 Whiting 37 Oliver, M. Wlekinski, J. Mottet, J. Haig, J. Shimalo. BACK ROW, T. Carpenter, C. Holifield, B. Doody, D. Wilson, J. Graun, D. Pallo, B. Bielasco, J. Blazak. Junior Varsity Football Team-FRONT ROW: R. Szprychel, D. Krause, J. Halik D Hargett. L. Kessler. F. Sakso. SECOND ROW: A. Skurka, M. Gaylor, M. Furto, M. Victory over Tech gives Settlers winning season Freshman Football Team—FRONT ROW: S. Kristoff, D. Grigson, L. Tomko, J. Namovice, R. Noland, D. Skilling. SECOND ROW: D. Roper, D. Kalapach, D. Kraly, J. DeLund, C. Schmittle, J. Zabrecky, J. Golden, Coach Hemingway. THIRD ROW: R. Porter, K. Schopnek, B. Remlinger, J. Holmes, M. Nunley, D. Rodloff, D. Rud- zinski, R. Uhrin. BACK ROW: J. Golvas, R. Zehner, J. King, D. Bondi, M. Kulas, J. Atwood, J. Jockim, L. Brandt, J. Martinez. In a meet against a strong opponent. Crown Point, Don King displays winning form. Discussing a routine and wishing a final good luck Miss Macey coaches Phil Lund. Executing a layout, John Shields gracefully perforn Gymnastics Scorebox Opponent Clark 83 ' 2 Rich Central 45 ' 2 82 ' 2 Thornridge 40’ 2 44 Lowell 59 91 V 2 Crown Point 56 ' 2 84 Crown Point 61 60 Lowell 73 8892 Concord 55 ' 2 Concord Invitational 5th State John Shields (tramp) 2nd Phil Lund (rings) 3rd Gymnasts capture state honors Under the first year coaching of Miss Macey, the gymnastics team composed a record of 2-5-1. The team boosted such veterans as John Shields (tramp) and Phil Lund (rings) along with such newcomers as Brad Hicko and Don King. The gym¬ nasts won two meets both over Lowell, while losing to Rich Central, Thornridge, Crown Point twice, and Concord. In the state meet at Indianapolis ' Warren Cen¬ tral, John Shields finished second on the trampoline, and seventh in tumbling, while Phil Lund notched a third on the rings. An injury to Dave Hargett, a three event man, resulted in a loss for the team also. Gymnastics Team—Coach Hruskovich, B. Loera, F. Saksa, S. Markovich, J. Kanyur, P. Lund, B. Hicko, J. Shields, Coach Macey. DeLuna smashes Harrier record Finishing their regular season with three wins. Coach Shields ' Harriers posted a record of 6-9. Highlighting the season was handing Whiting a dual defeat by identical scores of 15-50, and a record shattering run by Javier DeLuna with a time of 9:56 for the two mile, a second faster than the record he set last year. A shin injury to DeLuna riddled the team with poor showings. In the sectionals, the Harriers placed seventh out of twenty competing schools. 102 Cross Country Scorebox Opponent Clark 33 Horace Mann 24 24 Tech 33 20 Munster 37 18 Highland Tech 41 27 irton, Hammond High 29 26 Morton 31 20 Hammond High 43 39 E.C. Washington 20 24 Valparaiso 31 50 Whiting 15 18 Hobart 45 27 Gavit 31 30 E.C. Roosevelt 28 30 Tech 27 50 Whiting 15 Highland Invitational 11th Hobart Invitational 22nd City Meet 5th Sectionals 7th As seconds sped by, Joe Lampa increases his lead over opponents, striving for better placement. After a race has been run, Larry Koch awaits his tim¬ ing and the team ' s total score. Cross Country Team-FRONT ROW: J. Zojac, J. Robertson. P. Roznawski, J. Hetzel A. Angel. L. Koch, J. DeLuna. D. Mroz. T. Ulm, R. Fleming, D. Krcmaric, D. Dooley SECOND ROW: C. Horecky, T. Kozlowski, M. Pasyk, P. Cole, C. Dovis, M. Boyle, J Matura, S. Emery, J. Lampa. A. Bugajeski, J. Zabrecky, J. Jojchik, B. Saliga, M Pantalon, R. Harrell, D. Mecklin. THIRD ROW: H. Wintczok, R. Kottka, B. Kiepura R. Mroz, J. Matej, D. Kocel, G. Koch, D. Murzyn, L. Gibbs. R. Tanske, R. Elinkowski. G. Koutropoulos, Coach Shields. BACK ROW: R. Sievers, J. Hein, J. Slivka. J Hovanec, j. Gaitens, K. Brown, D. Osborne. W. Dafcik, R. Guiden, J. Saliga, J Grenchik. Doublesmen reach quarter finals Despite a losing record, 1969 was a winning year for Clark racketmen. The doubles team of Chuck Steffel and Rich Skurka was successful in reaching the quarter finals of the sectional tournament, which was better than any previous effort in the school ' s history. The first and sec¬ ond singlesmen combined their skills to defeat Morton, E.C. Roosevelt, and Gavit. Defeated by a duo from Munster, the win¬ ning streak was halted. A disappointing regular season ended with a 4-5 record. Singlesmen Rich Skurka, Mark Kalwinski, and Chuck Steffel won over half their matches, becoming the team ' s strength. Rotating members of the doubles team. Rich Chovanec, Dan Kaplan, Paul Wet- night, and Greg Tangalos were substitut¬ ed to gain further experience for their up¬ coming seasons. Opponent forfeit 0 Tennis Scorebox Hobart Hammond High Gavit Whiting E.C. Washington Valparaiso Tech E.C. Roosevelt Morton Tennis Team-FRONT ROW: F. Jacobson, M. Pavlik, C. Steffel, P. Wetnight, T. Miklusok. BACK ROW: M. Kal¬ winski, R. Chovanec, D. Kaplan, T. Kruczek, G. Tangalos, K. Bebenek, A. Krull, Coach Hein. 103 Pioneers win sectional! For the first time in 27 years, Clark ' s Pi¬ oneers won the Hammond Sectional. After a quick start with wins over Lake Central and S.B. Washington, the Pioneers dropped three in a row to Horace Mann, Valparaiso, and Highland. A win over Hobart evened the tally for the ' 69 half of the season. In the Holiday Tourney, the Pi¬ oneers beat Noll but were upset by Gavit. A win over Chicago Washington started off the ' 70 season. A loss to S.B. Adams, ranked eleventh in the state by UPI, was tilted by a two-game winning streak over Hammond High and Munster. A narrow loss to Tech broke the streak, but the Pio¬ neers bounced back against Gavit and Whiting. Three losses preceeded wins over T.F. North and Griffith. In the Hammond Sectional, Clark drew Whiting for the first game and trounced them 73-41. The Gavit-Clark clash a few days later saw the Pioneers win 90-60. A game the same night was won by a score of 78-65 over Munster and the cham¬ pionship was captured. In the regional, the Pioneers knocked off Lake Central, but fell at the hands of E.C. Roosevelt, ranked number one in the state. Rebounding off Whiting ' s backboard, 6 ' 5 " center Dick Wilson contributes his specialty. Varsity Basketball Scorebox Opponent Clark 71 Lake Central 75 50 S.B. Washington 70 71 Horace Mann 67 95 Valparaiso 63 86 Highland 83 71 Hobart 75 65 Bishop Noll 78 68 Gavit 57 33 Chicago Washington 71 96 S.B. Adams 74 58 Hammond High 67 66 Munster 77 53 Tech 52 73 Gavit 75 64 Whiting 65 72 Morton 62 68 E.C. Roosevelt 57 78 Chesterton 51 87 T.F. North 93 68 ’ Griffith 80 41 Whiting 73 60 Gavit 90 65 Munster 78 52 Lake Central 61 72 E.C. Roosevelt 38 106 With two hands on a Highland rebound. Junior Varsity roundballer Bob Novak claims possesion. Junior Varsity Basketball Scorebox Opponent Clark 43 Lake Central 48 52 S.B. Washington 48 42 Horace Mann 46 35 Valparaiso 42 54 Highland 49 53 Hobart 49 36 Tech 53 35 Morton 56 35 E.C. Roosevelt 49 51 Chicago Washington 74 56 S.B. Adams 46 31 Hammond High 47 53 Munster 49 40 Tech 30 48 Gavit 40 34 Whiting 45 48 Morton 55 51 E.C. Roosevelt 31 38 Chesterton 40 45 T.F. North 52 43 Griffith 42 Underclassmen climax with, trophies Finishing the Junior Varsity season 12- 9, the Settlers climaxed the year with the Holiday Tourney championship. The Settlers split their first six games, defeat¬ ing Lake Central, Horace Mann, and Val¬ paraiso. The best part of the year came when the Settlers defeated Tech, Morton, and E.C. Roosevelt to capture the Holiday Tourney trophy. Starting off 1970, the Settlers ' victims were Chicago Washing¬ ton, Hammond High, Whiting, Morton, Chesterton, and T.F. North. A deficit of one point in the Clark-Griffith clash ended in the Settlers defeat and the end of their season. Making their first mark in basketball, the Homesteaders recorded a 12-4 slate. The year started with a pair of wins over T.F. North and Whiting. Wins over Tech and Gavit were sandwiched between three losses to the East Chicago schools, Washington and Roosevelt, and Lake Central. The Homesteaders then won eight out of their last nine games, includ¬ ing a tournament championship, defeat¬ ing Tech in the title match. Junior Varsity Basketball Team—D. Mecklin, F. Motion, Hein, J. Palko. I. Mottet, B. Jancosek, T. Ulm, B. Novak, J. Nagy, S. Freshman Basketball Scorebox Opponent 27 T.F. North 47 48 Whiting 62 34 E.C. Washington 27 43 Tech 53 45 E.C. Roosevelt 40 44 Gavit 47 52 Lake Central 41 42 Morton 46 21 Whiting 37 32 E.C. Roosevelt 43 44 Tech 52 43 Bishop Noll 40 35 Whiting 40 28 Highland 46 37 E.C. Roosevelt 47 46 Hammond High 50 seasons Freshman Basketball Team-CLOCKWISE: E. Morcisz. D. Rodloff, J. Martinez, G. Koch, H. Slitko, J. Hein, D. Osborne, D. Murzyn, J. Zabrecky, A. Bugajeski, J. Zabrecky, D. Mecklin, M. Pasyk, J. Motej. H. Wintczak, L. Brendt, D. Grigson, J. Holmes, J. Hovanec, J. Gulvas. CENTER: A. Yoger, Cooch Williamson, J. Golden. Antilla undefeated in regular season Varsity grapplers started off the season by dropping their first three matches and finishing on the better end 4-5-1. After losses to Gavit, Hammond High, and E.C. Washington, the grapplers nipped Tech on the last match. Another loss to Noll and a tie to Morton set the grapplers up for three wins over Whiting, Griffith, and E.C. Roosevelt, with a loss to Crown Point. Eric Antilla won the Hobart and Ham¬ mond Invitational tourneys, but was upset in the finals of the sectional with a record of 19-1. Varsity Wrestling Scorebox Opponent Clark 35 Gavit 13 28 Hammond High 18 26 E.C. Washington 20 22 Tech 24 24 Noll 19 20 Morton 20 12 Whiting 32 27 Crown Point 17 16 Griffith 24 22 E.C. Roosevelt 26 Junior Varsity Wrestling Team—FRONT ROW: M. Pantalon, B. Saliga, M. Badnarik. SECOND ROW: J. Jajchik, R. Ortega, J. Lampa, T. Kozlowski, T. Harrell. THIRD ROW: R. LaBrant, D. Mroz, A. Angel, C. Schmittel. FOURTH ROW: Coach Stuber, M. Beugler, D. Kiroly, D. Kalapach, K. Schoknecht, J. DeLuna, L. Tomko, J. Mayo, D. Kocel. BACK ROW: J. Bubala, B. Doody, T. O ' Brien, C. Horecky, R. Zehner, J. King, J. Atwood, J. Saliga. Rutting a move on his Tech opponent. Rich Blastick maneuvers his man. V . Displaying the technique which aided him to an un¬ defeated regular season, Eric Antilla works toward a Varsity Wrestling Team-FRONT ROW: E. Antilla, J. Steliga, B. Vanek. SECOND ROW: R. Blastick, M. Furto, J. Deluna. BACK ROW: B. Cummings, J. Kussy, Coach Weaver, D. Krcmaric, B. Theissan, D. Krause. Junior Varsity Grappler, Jerry Jajchik, prepares for a take-down of his Tech opponent. Track Team—FRONT ROW: J. Matura, H. Murphree, J. Robertson, R. Zamarocy, J. Mottet, D. Krcmaric, R. Ortega, P. Roznawski, A. Angel, T. Kaminsky, D. Herakovich. SECOND ROW: R. Braun, J. Deluna, B. Strabavy, M. Furto, M. Gaylor, C. Sievers, J. Hetzel, R. Fleming, K. Brown, J. Gaitens, L. Kock, J. Stasney. BACK ROW: Coach Powell, F. Foreman, D. Dooley, M. Kiekenopp, G. Breclaw, B. Doody, J. Graun, B. Vanek, J. Pint, C. Holifield, J. Steliga, D. Turner, C. Steffel. Gunning with a final and winning burst of effort, Larry Kock finishes the half mile in 2:01 minutes at the Clark Relays of May, 1969. Symbolizing the prestige in a win, these trophies await their champion owners. Records break as individuals shine Records fell as Clark ' s track team broke seven records, six individual and one team mark. The records that fell were: the distance medley team of Carroll Sievers, Jerry Stasney, Javier DeLuna, and Bob Strabavy ran the race in 8:33.9. The individual marks broken were the 880 yards by Javier DeLuna, the mile by Jerry Stasney, and the 2-mile by Carroll Sievers in the indoor season. The outdoor records were the 880 and the mile by Larry Koch and Jerry Stasney and the Freshman Team 2-mile by Jim Mottet. Outstanding performances were turned in by underclassmen. In the indoor city track meet, the Frosh-Soph team placed second. Claude Holifield, competing in the mile run, ended the season undefeat¬ ed. fijmsmi Stickmen sal¬ vage three wins Taking his turn at home plate, Henry Pataky slams a base hit to left field against Whiting. Although spured by the return of nine lettermen, the hardballers completed the 1969 season with a disappointing record of 3-9-2. Ending on top of only Tech, Gavit, and Hobart, the stickmen lost twice to Whiting. After two ties to Lowell and Munster, Clark lost a night game at Block Stadium against E.C. Washington. With a comeback in the last inning, the hard- ballers threatened the Morton Governors, but the drive ended with Clark again on the short end. In the Sectional playings, a loss was registered by Noll against Clark. 1969 Varsity Baseball Scorebox Opponent Clark 5 Lowell 5 6 Whiting 1 4 Munster 4 4 Hammond 2 6 Tech 7 8 E.C. Washington 1 8 Morton 7 2 Gavit 3 11 Valparaiso 1 4 Hobart 6 5 E.C. Roosevelt 3 7 Hammond 4 10 Tech 4 1 Whiting 0 12 Bishop Noll 2 Varsity Baseball Team—FRONT ROW: J. Komyatte, R. Steffel, J. Gabor, H. Pataky, M. Shimala. BACK ROW: B. Talabay, R. Skurka, P. Strabavy, D. Davis, B. Yoder, L. D. Ruhl. SECOND ROW: S. Davis, P. Hruskoci, C. Stapke, E. Antilla, J. Pavlovich, O ' Drobinak, Coach Aldrich. Catcher Eric Antilla takes his position behind the plate, waiting tensely for the next pitch to be thrown. Junior Varsity Baseball Scorebox Opponent Clark 0 Valparaiso 2 1 Whiting 12 2 Tech 8 John Komyotte uses pre-game warm-ups as an es¬ sential part of his pitching performance. Junior Varsity Baseball Teom-FRONT ROW: B. Sluka, D. Pasyk, T. Ulm, J. Nagy, P. Wetnight. SECOND ROW: F. Motion, J. Mecklin, B. Lesar, B. Kiepura, J. Blazak, R. Modrezejewski. BACK ROW: T. Ruman, D. Pallo, J. Shimala, D. Wilson, B. Busch, Coach Williamson. Individual efforts highlight season In spite of a less than impressive record of one win, four losses, and two ties, the soccer squad showed great ability. Out¬ standing individual play complimented the team ' s efforts. Chris Spanburg was voted the team ' s Most Valuable Player for his exemplary determination. Since much of the starting line-up was composed of underclassmen, and experienced seniors, prospects for a successful team in the fu¬ ture seem most probable. 1969 Soccer Team—FRONT ROW: F. Jacobson, J. Haig, D. Flaris, J. Bubala, F. levasko, M. Kalwinski, R. Kottka, T. Carpenter, A. Moynihan. BACK ROW: B. Cum- Saksa, D. King, M. Martinez, D. Ruman, R. LaBrant, R. Kostanczuk. SECOND ROW: mings, J. Kiraly, D. Bellile, T. Pykosz, C. Spanburg, J. Bercik, C. Saldana, R. M. Johson, G. Saliga, J. Hajduk, E. Kawecki, M. Katchar, E. Petyo, A. Ason, T. Nowak, J. Kozak, J. Tomko, E. Wisemiller, Coach Thomas. C-Club—FRONT ROW: L. Kessler, E. Vargo, S. Hein, A. Angel, A. Moyniham, D. Vanek, B. Smirga, R. Schwartz, C. Steffel, J. Duracz. BACK ROW: D. Krcmaric, J. Mroz, M. Johnson, J. Kussy, P. Roznawski, J. Robertson, D. Pasyk. SECOND ROW: Shields, B. Strabavy, C. Stapke, M. Furto, J. Gabor, H. DeLuna, B. Theissen, H. Pa- A. Kubeck, S. Miller, R. Walters, J. Kozak, P. Nowak, R. Blostic, G. Kamin, B. Cum- taky, P. Lund, T. Cottner. mings. THIRD ROW: L. Koch, T. Carpenter, D. Turner, R. Skurka, T. Moore, B. Ability reflected, in " C ” Providing service to the school, C-Club, Clark ' s lettermen organization, promoted activities. Under the sponsorship of Mr. 116 Aldrich and Mr. Bocken, members sold programs and ushered at home games. The club raised spirit by forming a " C " in the sectional cheering block. The C-Club Sweetheart was crowned at their annual dance. Proceeds from the dance helped pay for the annual sports banquet in May during which trophies for Most Valuable Player and sportsmanship were awarded. As a means of orientation for new members, Girls ' Athletic Club sponsored its annual get acquainted picnic in the fall. Sophomore, junior, and senior girls who majored in two sports and were ini¬ tiated members of the club, earned points towards their numerals, monograms, and letters by participation in bowling, swim¬ ming, and various other sports. The year was highlighted by the presentation of awards and announce¬ ment of next year ' s officers at the annual Mother-Daughter Banquet. on during the Homecoming parade. G.A.C. race cond-place tie in float competitic ' Reflections’ mirrors glimmerings of last dance Outstanding ever since they came to Clark as freshmen, the cry of the seniors should have been, " Look out, here we cornel " , since the enrollment was a record breaking 289 students. This was just a start. Greenies showed determination by sponsoring their first class dance, " Color Us Green " , and by placing second in the Student Council Field Day activities. As sophomores, the Class of 1970 start¬ ed off with a first place homecoming float. Class rings, the " Supermarket Sweep, " and Service Day were highpoints of their second year at Clark. Senior class officers—T. Retegan, treas., J. Gabor, v. pres., M. Johnson, pres., K. Lilly, sec. 120 Antkowiak, Linda Ason, Andy Atwood, Sherry Bailey, Linda Bator, Helene Becker, Sharon Beebe, Mike Bennett, Judy Bercik, Joe Moving up to their junior year, they made bigger and better accomplishments, one being the Junior-Senior Prom. Placing only second to the seniors in homecoming float competition and the yell contest, juniors vowed to try harder to make their senior year their best. Seniors took on the responsibility of heading school organizations and publi¬ cations. The Class of 1970 took a first place for the homecoming yell contest and another first for their class float. Graduation brought happiness, separat¬ ed friends, and opened the door to the fu¬ ture. Amid confusions of their lost homecoming, the Seniors attempted " SCALP " ing the Wildcats. Steliga, Wagner crowned Chovanec, Rich Ciesar, Jeff Cokenour, Peggy Cotner, Tom Cummings, Bob Dado, Scoff DeLuna, Javiar DePeugh, Solly Dooley, Rich Dora, Dorothy Drapac, Mark Dubish, Jeanette Dudek, Bob Dudzik, Gerry Exploring college prospects, Gail Wall and Laura Walker consider the boy-girl ratio at Hanover College. senior royalty Duhon, Diana Dunn, Phil Duplaga, Ron Durland, Martha Enright, Jean Farmer, Debby Fasnacht, Mary Anne Fech, Linda Finklestein, Arlene Flatt, Gary Forbes, Susie Fox, Alicia Franciski, Tim Franciski, Tom Frenchik, Paulo Furto, Barb Gabor, Jack Gabor, Marty Gazda, Lynn Geffert, Joe 123 Second childhood antics at Whiting Park are enjoyed by senior boys Jeff Pavlovich, Andy Kubeck, Tom Markovich, and Rich Rozinski. 124 Geffert, Ruth Giddings, Pam Greenburg, Ken Golab, Karen Gordon, Gwen Griffin, Kathy Habeli, Pam Hahney, Marsha Haig, Sue Hajduk, Jim Hendry, Russell Herakovich, Liz Higgins, Mike Hoke, Ruth Holmes, Mary Hoye, Mike Igras, Bob Jackim, Jan Janas, Mark Janik, Alicia Jankauskas, Jane Jez, Tim Johnson, Mike Jones, Gina Jurek, Jim Justak, Guy Kaleta, Don Kamin, Greg Kaminsky, Andrea Kasprzak, Rich Kiekenapp, Mo Klapak, Paul Koch, Larry Kolat, Ruth Komyatte, John Koval, Ken Kovach, Debbie Kowal, Alan Kozak, Jim Krajnak, Jan Kraly, Janis Krcmaric, Ron Kubeck, Andy Kuker, Donna 125 Seniors initiate late homeroom Attendants grace queen’s court Motura, Patty Matusik, John Matusik, Linda Mayercik, Mike Mayo, Janeice Mecklin, Ted Mikos, Laurie Miller, Scott Milligan, Jeanne Missal, Debbie Miner, Phil Midkiff, Stacy Mlynarczyk, Adrian Modjeski, Yvonne Molenda, Diane Moore, Terry Mottet, Linda Mroz, Tom Mucha, Patty Murzyn, Kathy 127 Muvich, Phil McGlinchy, Micki McGovern, Betty Nostov, Emil Navta, Joyce Novosel, Debbie Novosel, Nancy Novotny, Gary Nowak, Phil Obral, Ted Petyo, Ed Pirosko, Frank Pisowicz, Patty Plawecki, Joe Puplava, Jan Pupsiewicz, Ron Puta, Linda Rechlicz, Tom Retegon, Theda Robertson, Sue Rogino, Joe Rokosz, Kathy Roper, Charlotte Rosachi, Angelo Rozinski, Rich Ruman, Dave Rzegocki, Lydia Rzonca, Joyce Saldana, Carlos Saliga, George Field Day follies unite class Gymnast Phil Lund uses all his energy to execute the most difficult stunt on the rings, the L-cross. Sandrick, Kris Sciacero, Lynn Seth, Jackie Setmajer, Virginia Shartzer, Mike Show, Cherryll Shields, John Shimala, Marty Shrader, Darrell Sievers, Carroll Skertich, Karen Skiba, Ed Skurka, Rich Slupski, Dennis Stnriga, Bill Graduation brings another Spaulding, Pat Sproch, Mary Stapke, Chuck Steffel, Chuck Steffel, Rich Steliga, Joe Stout, Jim Strbjak, Bob Strempka, Cheryl Svitek, Andy Swiontek, Joanne Tabacznski, Jackie Theissen, Bud Tokarz, Gerry Tolley, Karin Toma, Nancy Tomko, John Tomko, Marilyn Toth, Julieann Trader, Theresa dimension into perspective Turack, Diane Ulm, Jeff Usselman, Norman Vocendak, Mike Vanek, Bob Banquet reviews class history 132 Vasilak, Sue Vasilko, Jeanette Voter, Phil Vaughan, Gerry Vincent, Michele Vrlik, Janice Wagner, Terri Walker, Laura Wall, Gail Walters, Bob Wargo, Mary Warzak, Leo Weaver, Bill Wisemiller, Eugene Wojtena, Gail Wolf, Shari Young, Debbie Seniors Not Pictured Jeanette Baranowski, Paulette Drach, Linda Garreffa, Laura Horecky, Ed Howell, Tom Janek, Don Kaminsky, Anne Kunis, Bob Novotny, Terry O ' Brien, Dave Pavlo, Jan Potter, Sue Pustek, Mike Raymond, Ron Thompson, Rose Thompson. Leadership emerges as Navta, Hoover chosen Girls’ Staters Homecoming was a major factor in drawing the Junior Class together. Their float, " Blast Dem Cats, " received much support from class members and merited a second-place ribbon. In anticipation of the 1970 Prom, the class of 1971 started the year by formulating plans to raise funds. At the suggestion of class sponsors Mr. Watkins and Mr. Hriso, the class dance was held without theme and decorations to save money. To insure a working balance, class dues of $1.50 were collected from members. The Junior-Senior Prom was held on May 22, at the Dorchester Inn. Couples danced and were serenaded by the music of the Hal Morris Orchestra until mid¬ night. The Nickel Bag, a rock group from the University of Illinois, highlighted the After-Prom Party. Junior Class Officers and Sponsors-T. Hall, v. pres., Mr. Watkins, sponsor, L. Cyborski, sec., B. Novak, pres., D. Jones, treas., Mr. Hriso, sponsor. 133 Bass, Challys Bebenek, Patti Beegle, Pam Beisel, Barb Biestek, Catherine Benson, David Bernacki, Cindy Blasko, Maureen Blastick, Patty Bragg, Dora Brogiel, Rita Bronowicki, Chris Brown, Larry Bubala, Joe Bubala, Rose Ann Buehler, Gayle Bugyis, James Up the Down Staircase’ parallels conditions at Clark 134 Buksar, Carol Bullion, Kathie Burkat, Cindy Burke, Joseph Burklond, Deborah Busch, Bud Carpenter, Tim Chernota, Marsha Carrot, Dawn Cloghessy, Laura Colbert, Jackie Conley, Carmel Conway, Mike Cyborski, Laura DeArmond, Nancy Dembowski, Diane Dobrowalski, Ester Drach, Lori Drapach, Therese Duracz, Jerry Dvorjcak, Diane Dziodoscz, Shirley Eberle, Sandy Edgecomb, Wayne Elinkowski, Mary Kay Etter, Chris Flaris, Dean Fleming, Ron Forbes, Doug Fortener, Mark Furman, Denise Furto, Michael Gaidos, Sue Golding, Peggy Gonda, Jeanette Gorka, Ann Grayson, Pot Groat, David Gubanich, Barb Gyure, Delilah Haddad, Sally Hall, Terry Hammonds, Sue Hanchar, Tim Hein, Stu Hennessey, Patricia Hetzel, Joe Hicko, Brad Hlebasko, Diane Holifield, Claude Homco, Janine Hoover, Mary Ruth Horvotich, Benito Hoye, Maureen Hruskocy, Phil Hulsey, Diane Hutsko, Basil Hutsko, Sharon Imhof, Dave Ingle, Janet Jakubczyk, Diane Jakubovie, Dan Jamrosz, Joe Jancosek, Bill Jefchak, Karen Jones, Dianne Jones, Pamela Jurbala, Beth Kacmarik, Paul Kaminsky, Diane Kampo, Evie Kaplan, Dan Kawecki, Edward Kelderman, Ron Render, Jerry Kessler, Larry Kinnane, Sheilc Kirk, Georgean Korem, Barb 136 Kovach, Joe Krcmaric, Don Kritz, Jo Ellen Krupa, Barb Kurella, Margie Prom costs necessitate thrift as Juniors sponsor dance 11 During a lunch hour, a junior kick-line graces the Stan- Juniors spirit team with ' Blast Dem Cats’ 138 Somek, Nancy Sciacero, Gayle Schwartz, Roger Senko, Nancy Sluka, Robert Smith, Lawana Spolnik, Fred Springer, Donald Stack, Dennis Stombaugh, Mike Strabavy, Bob Strzempka, John Tangalos, Gregory Tomko, Cecilia Troksa, Sandi Turack, James Turner, David Usselman, Nancy Varner, Nancy Vasilko, Kathy Voldm, Sue Vrabel, Gloria Vrbanek, John Walters, Carol Waring, Charles Weaver, Kevin Wetnight, Paul Whitten, Ruth Wilson, Darell Wisemiller, Lorraine Woolsey, Ben Woszczynki, Frank Yager, Kathy Yoder, D ' Anne Yuhas, Gayle Trandscendentalism, introduced in finds juniors deep in meditation. English class. Sophomore Class Officers and Sponsors—Mr. Talabay, sponsor, J. Halik, pres., K. Troksa, sec., G. Cuculic, treas., L. Kritz, v. pres.. Miss Ackerman, sponsor. Sophs gain status By constructing their entry in Home¬ coming competition, the Sophomore Class ' " TP Those Wildcats " earned sec¬ ond place honors. Jan Davidson repre¬ sented the Class of 1972 as attendant to the queen. In the tradition of Clark sophomores, class rings were purchased and received before January. The annual class dance, " Wishin ' and Hopin ' , " was sponsored, featuring the Muttonbourg Court Chip. Allen, Anne Angel, Alan Arendas. Steve Badnorik, Michael Banos, Mary Banos, Robert Banik, Jill Barny, Ron Becich, C athy Bencur, Andrew Benko, Ron Bencur, Pam Berland, Chris Bernicky, Ron Bielosco, Bill Blackburn, Linda Bobos, Kathleen Brown, Tom Brummett, Ron Bubash, Arlene Buckner, Linda Bugyis, Edward Calinski, Richard Camp,.Robert Conner, David Chavarria, Linda Chidalek. Bernadette Chorbo, Dione Cuculic, Gayle Davidson, Jan Demkovich, Joanne Denton, Donald Dijak, Bob Dilbeck, Janet Dittoe, Robert Dombrowski, Steve Sophs’ dance, " Wishin’ and Hopin’ ”, reflects year Choosing curriculum, Sophs face reality of future 142 Kostanczuk, Robert Kottka, Ron Kovach, Mary Beth Krieger, Terri Kritz, Linda Krull, Andy Kryszewicki, Barb Labrant, Roy Lewandowski, Marchell McPheron, Georgina Macocha, Ellen Markovich, Steve Martin, Kevin Martinez, Slyvia Mature, John Maruszcak, Karen Maycunich, Terry Mecklin, John Michalak, Greg Michalak, Linda Michalak, Lucy Mileusnich, Steve Milligan, Nancy Modjeski, Sharon Mottet, Jim Mroz, David Nagy, John Novosel, Pat Novotny, Debbie Novotney, Nancy Nowak, Alan Oakley, Alan Oliver, Mike Palenik, John Palko, John Polio, Dave Palovcik, Paulo Parks, Patricia Pavlik, Michael Peterson, Andrea Petyo, Eileen Plemich, Mary Pondo, Maritherese Poplawski, Rita Powell, Sheryl Priesol, Sue Profilovich, Sophie Puplava, Joan Puscak, Cheryl Ann Pykosz, Mary Reffkin, Marilyn Rokosz, Frank Rosachi, Pam Rozinski, Diane Runak, Daneen Rusnak, Nancy Rycerz, Barbara Saga la, Kathy Scepkowski, Paulene Serafin, Lou Ann Shields, Ava Shimala, Cindy Shimala, Joe Shimala, Linda Simchak, Doreen Sinaj, Donna 143 Sophomore rounclballers experience Sectional win Frosli num¬ ber 288 The Freshman Class, with assistance from its sponsors, Mrs. Skelton and Mr. Kostopoulos, started the school year by electing an initial set of class officers. Combining chicken wire, papier-mache, flowers, and paint, freshmen sculptered their Homecoming float " Gut the Cats. " Gracing the Queen ' s Court was Sheryl Finkelstein, freshman attendant. Raising money for their future prom, the Freshman Class held a dance featur¬ ing the Hartford Convention. Freshman Class Officers ond Sponsors—FRONT ROW: D. Vonek, sec., R. Guiden, v. pres., Sharon Pint, treas., Mrs. Freshmen become through participation faction of school in activities Hein, John Hill, Mike Hill, Randall Hlebasko, Patti Hlebasko, Susan Holmes, Jim Holmes, Terri Horvatich, Belinda Hovanec, Joe Hutchins, Kay Jackim, Jeff Jamrose, Patricia Jarosz, Thomas Jefchak, Diane Johnson, Nancy Joyce, Rich Kocoha, Margie Kalapach, Drew Kaplan, Mathhew Kapp, Dina Kasper, Kennan Kasprzak, Kathy Kertis, John King, Janet King, John Knazur, John Knazur, Joseph Knight, Debby Kocel, Dan Koch, Garry Kohan, Carol Komyatte, Jeanie Kontol, Patricia Kortokrax, Kathleen Kovich, Chris Kovach, Robert Kostanczuk, Ronald Kowal, Robert Kozlowski, Thomas Krause, Debbie Kristoff, Steve Kruczek, Joseph Kruczek, Thomas Kulas, Mike Kurella, Linda Lampa, Joe livos, Pete 148 Lovrinic, Celene Lynch, Denise Macielewicz, Vincent Mondas, Michael Marcisz, Edward Markland, Donnie Mayo, Joe Martinez, Jim Matej, Jim Matura, Jim Mastej, Mary Ellen McGlinchy, Kathy Means, Al Mecklin, Dick Merry, Bonnie Michaels, Debra Mikulaj, Dennis Miller, Susan Missal, Larry Mish, Lydia Multon, Debbie Moore, David Moore, James Mores, Judy Mroz, Richard Mulholland, Beth Murzyn, Dennis Muse, Denice Namovice, John Noland, Randy Freshman skills Novak, John Nowicki, Sue Noworyta, Cheryl Nunley, Mike O ' Champaugh, John O ' Drobinak, Susan Ogle, Douglas Olechnowicz. Anthony Olszewski, Sue Osborn, Dave Ostlund, Carl Owczarzak, Susan Pantalon, Michael Pasyk, Mark Pers, Barbara Phillips, Rhonda Pietranczyk, Anthony Pint, Sharon Plawecki, Tim Pofer, Michael Porter, James Porter, Richard Patasnik, Cindy Potapowicz, Yolanda Price, Mike Prygon, Barbara Puplava, Carol Pustek, David Quigley, Robert Radloff, Del Randall, Nancy Remlinger, Barry Retegan, Joyce Rogina, Sandy Rogalska, Marie Roper, Dennis Rosachi, John Rowden, Shelly Rudzinski, Daniel Sagala, Kathleen Saliga, John Saliga, William Sandilands, Paula Schmidt, Cheryl Schmidt, Jan Schmittel, Chuck Schoknecht, Kurt 149 based, on Iowa Tests Schurr, Linda Scwinski, Katherine Sheets, Sharon Sievers, Rollo Sinia, Tom Skilling, David Skrzypek, Karen Slazyk, Corol Slifko, Howard Smith, Donald Soltis, Louis Soltis, Marilyn Sorge, Bill Sowo, Nancy Stacy, Charles Stawitcke, Warren Steed, Maureen Stolarz, Teresa Novelty wears off as frosh look ahead Strempka, Debbie Szormach, Janet Szepanski, Jo Ann Szprychel. Roseann Tabaczynski, Marcia Tanski, Robert Tomko, Tom Toth, Sandee Torres, Miriam Uhrin, Robert Usselmon, Doreen Vanek, Barbara Vavrek, Kenneth Volk, Jim Vogel, Cheryl Vrbanik, Gloria Vrlik, Judy Wochel, Lenny Wachel, Walter Wogner, Debbie Wogner, Rose Ann Walczak, Chris Wolsko, Debbie Wilkosin, David Wintczak, Henry Wisotsky, Debbie Wohrle, John Wozniok, Mark Wright, Charles Wytrykos, Mary Beth Yager, Albert Yocum, Kathy Yuhas, Keith Zobrecky, James Zabrecky, John Zajac, Bob Zdankiewicz. Paula Zehner, Carl Zuboy, Eddie Novice superintendent slammed by teachers’ strike The proposed merger of Clark High and Hammond High schools remained just that—a proposal—while the union of the two schools remained questionable. Succeeding Dr. Oliver Rapp as Super¬ intendent of the Hammond Public Schools was Dr. Robert L. Medcalf. Taking the Hammond position, Dr. Medcalf had previously held the post of Superin¬ tendent of Greater Clark County Schools of Jeffersonville, Indiana. Threatening to postpone the start of school in September was a teachers ' strike that began in June, 1969 with a walkout. A settlement three weeks later revised the salary schedule to the teachers ' advan¬ tage. Injecting enthusiasm into the entire school, Mr. Durwood D. Lockey serves as both principal and Pioneer. Counselors project dreams Dean of Students Mr. Hriso concentrat¬ ed on the discipline of students and the dress code. Girls were permitted to wear slacks when the temperature dipped below fifteen degrees,- boys grew their hair longer with parental discretion the modifying element. Under the guidance of Mr. Stavros, se¬ niors completed their course of study. Useless study halls were eliminated through late homeroom and early dismiss¬ al programs. Mr. Welch directed the junior class, while he and Miss Myers teamed to super¬ vise the sophomores and freshmen. Dean of Curriculum Mr. Joseph Esterhay prepares a schedule for the upcoming school year ' s courses. Taking over the position of Senior Counselor this year, Mr. Steve Stavros makes a schedule correction. Personnel supplement background services The extensive facilities of the library provided students and teachers with countless references for research papers, themes, book reports, and out of class as¬ signments. Because of study hall assign¬ ments, oftentimes the library was closed. While the cafeteria remained one of relaxation, its staff continued to prepare tasty and nutritious meals on the govern¬ ment surplus program. From and upset stomach caused by an upcoming test, to a sliver in a finger, the nurse ' s days were as diverse as a student ' s imagination. After the final bell sounded it remained for the janitors and janitresses to return the school to proper order. Announcements to be typed, money to be deposited, and questions to be an¬ swered were only a few of the chores secretaries performed daily in the main office. 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Osborne and Sons Building Contractor 1745 Calumet Avenue 659-2317 ADULT BOOSTER CLUB Officers: Mr. Haig, President Mrs. Pavlik, Vice President Mrs. Herakovich, Secretary Mrs. Kaminsky, Treasurer STAR SALES " Open to the public " Wholesalers of Name Brand Merchandise 1703 Calumet Whiting Lincoln Technical Institute 659-0087 Complete Auto Mechanics Training 1730 Calumet Avenue 659-6453 Get the best, get Sealtest “EYE ADORE” 171 ARONBERG JEWELERS Sidney Levin 1848—119th Street Whiting, Indiana 659-0396 State Bank of Whiting Whiting, Indiana Member of Federal Reserve System Member of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Patty Mature, Joyce Navta, Mrs. Herakovich SOPHOMORE CLASS Condes Restaurant and Sponsors: Mr. Talabay, Miss Ackerman Catering Service Officers: Jim Halik, President Linda Kritz, Vice President Cathy Troksa, Secretary Gayle Cuculic, Treasurer 1440 Indianapolis Blvd. Whiting, Indiana 659-1052 State Farm Insurance Stan Jay Murzyh Bus. 659-1086 1319—119th Street Res. 659-0581 Whiting, Indiana 173 Whiting Plumbing ANDE S PIZZA and Heating, Inc. Carry Out and Delivery 1510-119th Street Whiting, Indiana Broasted Chicken, Fish, Shrimp, Roast Beef Sandwiches Dial 659-3078 STUDENT COUNCIL 1970 Officers and Cabinet MAYOR JOSEPH E. KLEN 174 MAYOR OF HAMMOND Douglas Park Pharmacy 3835 Hohman Avenue Westmore 2-6220 Hammond Indiana Georgianne Flowers Complete Floral Services 1306-119th Street Whiting, Indiana 659-2587 Mrs. Quigley, Mrs. Levine Mrs. Kortorkrax, Mrs. Wind, Mrs. Carpenter George Rogers Clark and Franklin P.T.A. J.W. Millikan, Inc. School Sweaters and Jackets Everything for Sports 449 State Street Hammond, Indiana Poppen’s Auto Service 119th and Wespark Avenue 659-1090 PAXTON’S LUMBER Clarence C. King Office and Yards Hammond, Indiana WEstmore 1-4488 OWENS FUNERAL HOME 816-119th Street Whiting, Indiana WHITING CABS rudolph’s 659-0708 659-0709 House of Beauty CALUMET CABS, INC. Beauty Salon Air Conditioned Serving the Calumet Region 24 hours each day 1114—119th Street 659-0286 1310-119th Street Whiting, Indiana Cosmetic Salon Costume Jewelry 176 v M- iQL Scott Miller, Sally DePeugh, Jeff Pavlovich Liberty Savings and Loan Association 1904 Indianapolis Boulevard Wally and Sally Dora FRED’S PAINT STORE A W Rootbeer Drive-In 3823 Hohman Avenue Hammond, Indiana 1719 Calumet Avenue Whiting, Indiana 659-3354 Painting Decorating—Free Estimates—We deliver Gregorovich Service 806—119th Street Whiting, Indiana Senior Guys of HI-Y Say Goodbye to Clark High Hammond Yellow Checker Cab, Inc. 5108 Hohman Avenue Hammond, Indiana WE 1-4400 Thomas Coulis Ted Zembala, Rich Blastick, Jerry Tokarz “41” THEATRE ON CALUMET AVENUE AT 129th STREET WE 2-2180 Town-House Lanes Home of the Clark Junior Leagues 1710 Calumet Avenue Whiting, Indiana 659-0806 Russ Meyer, General Manager Knights of Columbus Pope John XXIII Council No. 1696 Whiting, Indiana Bernard A. Dziadowicz Weiner Foods, Inc. Funeral Home 4404 Cameron Avenue WEstmore 1-2800 1950 New York Avenue Whiting, Indiana Phil Smidt and Son, Inc. Specializing In: Fish, Chicken, Frog Legs, Steaks, Lobster Dinners 1205 N. Calumet Avenue Hammond, Indiana 659-0025 Wow Wee Drive-In 1514 Indianapolis Blvd. Sherry Atwood, Liz Herakovich, Micki McGlinchy, Yvonne Modjeski Wow Wee Hamburgers Wow Wee Hot Dogs Italian Beef and Polish Sausage French Fries Shakes Edward C. Minas Company Proprietor—Jose S. Guerrero Downtown Hammond River Oaks Shopping Center DINO’S PIZZA Fast arid Juicy Delivery or Carry Out Open 7 Days a Week " Once Tried, Always Satisfied " 659-0715 1923 Calumet Avenue Whiting, Indiana Tri-City Drive-in Cleaners We Own Operate Our Own Plant Main Office 1825 Calumet Avenue " 3 Hour Service " Phone 659-0728 Coin-op Self Service Cleaning Available Calumet Pet Supply Ruth Geffert, Jan Kraly GEFFERT HARDWARE Aquaria Birds Cats Dogs 1843 Calumet Avenue 659-4300 Supplies advice for further care 5468 Calumet Avenue Hammond WE 2-2097 J80 MAYOR FRANK HARANGODY MAYOR OF WHITING Kinnane’s Supreme Cleaners CIESARS 659-0391 Chysler-Plymouth Imperial-Valiant 659-1200 1939 Indianapolis Boulevard Whiting, Indiana Drop Off Station Coin-Op 1849 Indianapolis 1809 Indianapolis Blvd. Blvd. 8a.m.-6 p.m. Daily 8 a.m.-lO p.m. 7 Days 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday Whiting, Indiana Prop.—Marcella Kinnane AMERICAN OIL Whiting, Indiana Cy’s Barber Shop 1706 Indianapolis Blvd. Whiting, Indiana BARAN SON Funeral Home 1231-35 119th Street Whiting, Indiana 659-4400 LEWIN-WOLF Whiting ' s Most Modern Men ' s Store 1317-119th Street Whiting, Indiana 659-0022 Kris Sandrick, Phil Movich, Shari Wolf Phone 659-0478 Illiana Garage Body-Fender Painting Welding " Insurance Work Our Specialty " 1918 Calumet Whiting, Indiana CHORBA BOYS Frank Shaver Pontiac, Inc. Hammond, Indiana Frank E. Shaver, President Mills Auto Supply, Inc. Vogel’s Restaurant 1868 Indianapolis Blvd. Whiting, Indiana 1250 Indianapolis Blvd. Whiting, Indiana 1343 Chicago Avenue 659-4250 Hammond, Indiana 183 DUNKIN’ DONUTS 52 Varieties Indianapolis Blvd. at Lake Avenue Whiting, Indiana 659-9583 Always Open Donuts Fresh—Every 4 Hours MARJORIE’S BEAUTY SALON White Star Superette 920—121st Street 659-3920 Wed. Sat. 9=00 to 5=00 1401—121st Street Whiting, Indiana 659-9612 Open Tues., Thurs., Fri., Evening 184 The First Bank of Whiting Consult the " First " about a Free College Student Checking Account Offering every banking service Plus walk-up, drive-up windows—ample parking Walter E. Schrage, President 1500 119th Street Route 41 at 45th Avenue Whiting, Indiana Highland, Indiana WHEN BANKING THINK " FIRST " Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation EINHORNS TOWN AND COUNTRY WOMEN ' S APPAREL Woodmar Shopping Center 6540 Indianapolis Boulevard Hammond, Indiana Samek Construction Builder—Remodeling 3922 Johnson Avenue Hammond, Indiana Phone 931-3879 Terri Wagner, Bob Vanek Tommy’s Pizza Fast Delivery Service—Carry Out Open 7 Days a Week Mon. Thru Thurs. 4 P.M. to Midnight Fri. Sat. 4 P.M. to 1 A.M. 932-2020 309 Gostlin Hammond, Indiana 185 Advertisers AdulTBoosteTcil ' " 173 Dari Topper 166 Dino ' s Pizza 179 175 G.A.C. 174 171 P.T.A. 175 Sophomore Class 173 Standard Drug, Co. 167 Star Sales 171 190 Slupski, Chris 144 Slupski, Dennis 130 Smith, Debbie Smith, Don 79,149 Smith, Lowono 138 Smith, Vivion 78,88,144 Smrigo, Bil l 40,62,97,116,130 Snider, Mrs. Doris 30 Soccer 144,115 Solkey, Marilyn 70,78,85,149 Sorge, Bill 149 Sowa, Nancy 78,149 Spanborg, Cindy 57,60,61,68,78, 116,130 Spanish Club 78 Spaulding, Pat 57,60,61,68,78,116, 130 Spolnik, Fred 29,138 Springer, Don 138 Sproch, Diane 78,82,88,144 Sproch, Mary Ruth 130 Stack, Dennis 57,59,77,138 Stage Crew 91 Staley, Brandt 68 Stanutz, Sandy 60,79,144 Stapke, Chuck 71,73,81,85,87,112, 116,130 Stavros, Mr. Steve 153 Stawitcke, Warren 62,70,73,87,149 Stecy, Charles 79,149 Steed, Maureen 78,149 Steffel, Chuck 57,59,60,80,81,91, 110,116,130,156 Steffel, Rich 81,112,130 Steliga, Joe 17,57.97,108,110,131, 156 Stepnowski, Jeannine 70,85,144 Stevens, Carolyn 86,144 Stolarz, Teresa 70,149 Stombaugh, Mike 88,138 Stout, Jim 92,131 Stout, Rhonda 76,144 Strbavy, Bob 97,105,110,116,138 Strbjok, Bob 50,91,131,165 Strempka, Cheryl 57,68,78,131 Strempka, Debbie 70,88,150 Strickland, Pat Strzempka, John 37,81,138 Stuber, Mr. Charles 34,108 Student Council 62,63 Surma, Celeste 62,78,144 Svitek, Andy 131 Svitek, Mike Swointek, Joanne 57,83,131 Szarmach, Janet 73, 77,150 Szarmach, Phyllis 73,79,144 Szepanski, Joanne 77,150 Szprychel, Rich 70,98,144 Szprychel, Roseanne 70,85,87,150 Szura, Deb 70,77,81,91,144 Tabaczynski, Jackie 131 Tabaczynski, Marcia 70,85,150 Talabay, Mr. David 28,139 Talabay, Pat 70 Tamez, Criselda 144 Tangalos, Greg 138 Tanski, Bob 78,150 Tennis 102 Theissen, Bud 91,108,116,131 Thomas, Mr. Everett 52,114 Thompson, Reatha 144 Thompson, Ron 132 Thompson, Rosalie 132 Tinsley, Linda 144 Tinsley, Merry Lou 144 Tkacz, Maureen 73,79 Tokarz, Cindy 70,79,85,144 Tokarz, Gerry 71,73,131 Tokarz, Pot 144 Tolley, Karin 17,65,66,68,116,131 Toma, Nancy 82,131 Tomko, Cecilia 138 Tomko, George 144 Tomko, John 97,114,150 Tomko, Louis 98,108 Tomko, Lynn 57,79,88,131 Tomko, Sharon 76 Tomko, Tom 70,144,150 Torres, Miriam 78,150 Toth, Julieann 131 Toth, Merle 85,150 Toth, Sandy 77 Track 110,111 Trader, Theresa 131 Trelinski, Ted Troksa, Cathy 68,69,78,93,139,144 Troksa, Sandy 85,138 Troupe, Ron Trzupek, Diane 85,93,144 Turack, Diane 57,83,131 Turack, Jim 81,138 Turner, Dave 35,97,110,116,138 Turner, Paul Turpin, Pam 140 Twirlers 74 U Uhrin, Bob 90,98,150 Ulm, Jeff 53,131 Ulm.Tom 106,113 Urbanek, John Usselman, Doreen 73,88,150 Usselman, Nancy 57,71,73,138 Usselman, Norman 73,79,91,131 Vacendak, Mike 131 Vanek, Barb 62,70,145,150 Vanek, Bob 97,108,110,116,131.156 Vardalos, Chris 83 Vardalos, Nick 87 Vargo, Ed 97,116,144 Vargo, Linda 88,144 Vargo, Marian 70,79,138 Varner, Nancy 138 Vasilak, Sue 17,56,57,61,79,80,81, 132 Vasilko, Jeanette 132 Vasilko, Kathy 85,90,91,138 Voter, Phil 21,57,82,132 Vaughan, Gerry 132 Vaughn, Paul 90,91 Vavrek, Kenneth 150 Vincent, Michele 59,65,76,77,87, 116.132.174 Volk, Jim 70,150 Vogel, Cheryl 70,77,150 Volom, Sue 51,79,88,90,91,138 Vrabel, Gloria 79,138 Vrbancic, Gloria 79,67,78,150 Vrbanek, John 138 Vrlik, Jan 19,57,59,65,68,79,116, 132.164.174 Vrlik, Judy 70,79.150 Vuksanovic, Carol 93,144 W Wachel, Lenny 78,150 Wachel , Walter 70,90,91,150 Wagner, Debbie 150 Wagner, Rose 150 Wagner, Terri 17,57,65,66,68,78, 116.132 Walczak, Chris 62,150 Walczok, Denise 57,62,78,144 Walker, Laura 18,21,56,57,59,65,66, 68.69.90.116.122.132 Wall, Gail 65,68,69,71.73,122,132 Wall, Patty 65,68,69,84,85,14 Wallace, Miss Dorothy 35 Walsko, Debbie 70,150 Walters, Carol 16,65,74,116,138 Walters, Bob 29,81,105,132 Wargo, Chris 78,81,85,144 Wargo, Mary 132 Waring, Charles 138 Waring, Phil 71,73,79,150 Warzak, Leo 97,132 Waslevich, Randy 144 Watkins, Mr. Oral 35,133 Weaver, Bill 132 Weaver, Mr. John 97,43,108 Weaver, Kevin 71,73,87,90,138 Welch, Mr. Forrest 152 Wetnight, Poul 47,68,90,91,113,138 Welter, Mr. Freddy 38 Whitten, Ruth Widiger, Tom 77 Wilcox, Mrs. Lillian 32 Wildasin, Dave 150 Wilharm, Miss Wanda 39 Williams, Mr. Ray 48,96,105 Williams, Sheila Williamson, Mr. Jack 37,96,113 Wilson, Darrell 69,138 Wilson, Dick 98,105,113,144 Winebarger, Charlotte 68,69,76,144 Wintczak, Henry 73,78,150 Wisemiller, Eugene 68,69,71,81 114 132 Wisemiller, Lorraine 62,138 Wisotsky, Debra 73,85,150 Wleklinski, Martin 98 Wleklinski, Tom Wohrle, Jack 78,150 Wojtena, Gail 57,71,73,78,132 Wolf, Shari 78,82,116,132 Woolsey, Ben 138 Woolsey, Randy 77,144 Woczcynski, Frank 138 Wozniak, Mark 150 Wozniak, Miss Diana 36 Wrestling 108,109 Wright, Charles 150 Wright, Jim Wrona, Tamara 70,88,144 Wytrykus, Mary Beth 70,150 Yager, Al 79,150 Yager, Kathy 138 Yocum, Kathy 150 Yoder, D ' Ann 81,89,116,138 Young, Debbie 82,132 Yuhas, Gayle 81,138 Yu has, Keith 78,150 Y-Teens 82 Zabrecky, Jim 150 Zabrecky, John 78,87,98,150 Zabrecky, Pat 88,144 Zajac, Genny 76,144 Zajac, Jim 76,144 Zajac, Leslie 62,74,78,144 Zajac, Bob 150 Zajac, Terry 138 Zajac, Theresa 132 Zamarocy, Julie 85,144 Zamarocy, Rudy 81,85,110,138 Zambo, Marilyn 81,82,144 Zambo, Theresa 132 Zdankiewicz, Marie 76,85,138 Zdankiewicz, Paula 65,70,150 Zebracki, Sue 77,88,144 Zehner, Carol 80,81,91,138 Zehner, Carl 78,98,108,150 Zembala, Marianne Zembala, Ted 73,81,82,132 Ziak, Jean 83, 132 Zrenchik. Nancy 17,59,65,66,116, 132 Zubay, Ed 150 Zumik, Gabrielle 88,138 Zurek, Ron Our question, ' Who am I? is answered In presenting a picture of this year, 1970, there are many special persons to thank. Picture schedules often disrupted classes, with frenzied teachers wondering when it all would end. But they patiently bore with me, and I ' d like to thank the faculty and administrators. Yet, I feel this book is their book too, and to produce it. Root Photographers captured the school ' s movement through their pictures, thus enabling me to paint our picture. I thank them. Always present, Mr. Muir sponsored and advised me through long hours of work and worry. Thanks to the people who worked and to those who just wanted their picture experiences both good and bad must be taken. tolerated. 1970 Powder Horn Staff Subscription Editors Andrea Kaminsky Linda Matusik Editor Jan Jackim Sports Editors Mark Janas Literary Editors Barb Furto Jack Gabor Laura Walker Identification Editors Sally DePeugh Advertising Editors Nancy Samek Jeff Pavlovich Nancy Zrenchik Index Editors Peggy Golding Senior Editors Kris Sand rick Theda Retegan Martha Durland Patty Matura Michele Vincent Underclass Editor Dean Flaris Exchange Editor Joyce Navta Faculty Editors Jeanne Milligan Janice Vrlik Typist Karen Lilly Photographers Mr. Arthur Erickson Dennis Stack Chuck Steffel Mike Higgins Interstate Studio Root Ph otographers Cover Design Eric Antilla Linda Lacinski Printer Paragon Yearbooks Mr. Al Schlegelmilch, Consultant Cover S.K. Smith Co. Mr. Jack Bundy Advisor Mr. George Muir 3 1161 00730 7625 i


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