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hint Row: Shirley Brown Harriet Cook Jean Wi e Mary Ellyn Borxhcl Margaret Nicol Olive Spearie
Audrey Carithers Doris Blessing Ruth Berg Second Row: Mary Jane McRaith Betty Reitz Patricia Burkhalter Frances Westerfield Miss Sutherland Marguerite Konecny Mary Stoner F:lna Erickson Sophia Siamis Top Row: Dorothy Colby Mary Ann Marti Janet Murray Pauline Ralston Catherine Palmer Kathryn Engle
GIRLS ATHLETIC CLUB
TN 1927, the Girls Athletic Club was founded by Miss Leone Sutherland, critic, to promote the physical interests of the girls of Washington High School and to develop high ideals of sportsmanship, clean minds, healthy bodies, and wholesome enjoyment of life. These ideals are expressed in the motto, “Through Health to Happiness.”
The flower is the tea rose; colors are blue and gold.
To become a member of this club one must have earned one thousand points, been on a winning class team, or on an all star team. Volley ball, basketball, tumbling, and hiking are some of the activities of the club.
During the fall semester the G. A. A.’s of Grant entertained the G. A. C.'s of Washing-
ton at a Pirate Party. An all-day picnic at the Palisades, and indoor parties completed the fall activities.
A week-end excursion to the Palisades, a sistership in the Martha Washington Room, hikes and wiener roasts are planned for the spring.
Officers of the fall semester were; President, Doris Blessing; Vice-President, Audrey Ca-rithers; Secretary, Jean Wise; Treasurer, Harriet Cook; Pulse Reporter, Frances Westerfield; Warden, Elizabeth Ely. Officers of the spring semester are: President, Harriet Cook: Vice-President, Olive Spearie; Secretary, Mary Ellen Borschel; Treasurer, Margaret Nicol; Pulse Reporter, Marjorie Cap-ron; Warden, Audrey Carithers.
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•'ir« Row: N. Arcndtv G. Geiger H. Mateer W. Goon V. Kr.ox J. Goodie! low D. Lindsey I. Hill
Sftond Row: Miss Combs R. Schaefer S. Poyneer II. Sherman C. Palmer M. I. Mason B. Courtney Miss Blackford
Top Row: M. A. Groves D. Kushner M. J. Martin M. Nicol A. Wilcox B. Reeve
ALPHA SIGMA ALPHA
nr HE oldest of girls' societies in Washington High School was named for Abigail Stone Abbott, who was principal of this school for thirty-five years.
“To encourage debating among the girls and to further the social and moral welfare of its members'’ is the aim of A. S. A. In carrying out this aim, the society conducts at each meeting, an interesting debate among six girls, the other members deciding the winning three.
As a social event for the fall semester, a Christmas party was given just before the holidays. The scene of the affair was made festive by Christmas greens and candles.
A happy feature of the evening was the distribution of gifts that were piled high under
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a Christmas tree. For the spring social event the organization entertained its members at a dance.
This year A. S. A. contributed fifty dollars to the Washington Educational Fund.
A. S. A. completed a successful year under the leadership of the critics, Miss Combs and Miss Blackford. The officers of the fall semester were: President, Mary Ellen Hamilton; Vice-President, Catherine Fredericks; Secretary, Margaret Nicol; Treasurer, Patricia Burkhalter; Warden, Virginia Knox. For the spring semester the officers are; President, Virginia Knox; Vice-President, Harriet Ma-teer; Secretary, Jane Goodfellow; Treasurer, Wilma Coon; Warden, Dorothy Kushner; Pulse Reporter, Neva Brown.
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First How. G. Frazee C. DcFore J. Woerdcrhoff K. Prastka H. Smith C. Rice
Top Row: Miss Martin R. Ilruska D. Mason C. Ovcrlcy L. Better M. Nelson S. Nassif
rJ''HE Aero Club of Washington High School was founded in October, 1929. It has as its purpose the fostering of a growing interest in aviation among the students. The club has welcomed to its membership any student of proper scholastic standing who has signified his desire to belong to such an organization.
The idea originated with Jack Woerder-hoff, who will soon become a licensed pilot, and Milford Nelson. The colors of the club are silver and blue. The flower is the poppy. The adoption of an emblem consisting of small silver wings is l eing considered.
Meetings are held bi-weekly in the Martha Washington Room and are attended by approximately fifteen members. The program usually consists of preparer! talks by two
students on subjects relevant to aviation and an open forum brings out discussions of plane development.
Plans are being perfected for an exhibition of motion picture slides displaying various types of airships. The club has sponsored an assembly, at which Dr. Hilton Ira Jones was the speaker. In April the society will entertain at its first social gathering.
The officers who were elected in the fall to serve throughout the year are: President, Jack Woerderhoff: Vice-President, Robert Prastka; Secretary, Milford Nelson; Treasurer, Guy Frazee; Critic, Miss Marian Martin.
Members of the Aero Club who are not in the picture are: Charles Baldridge, George Auld, Don Wing, James Horan, and Donovan Wallace.
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