Gilbert School - Miracle Yearbook (Winsted, CT)

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v E5 E Off 1: --ff H oO DEDICATION New We, the class of l948, affectionately dedicate this, our Miracle, to Miss Annie M. Larkin and Mr. Walter G. Franklin, who gave many years of Wise and friendly counsel to the Gilbert School students. MI? CLE 'x r M, 1 K in l . Q " , ,ff . r I 1' 4- ' fs'-v" 3: I-sf, A. I'1' 7 ll' 'S Y as ' N Q " , ,5- s ' Q N ' A Q 'P-1 5 " 1 1 tl X . . '. -Jr f y v f . . . Q L. -4 uh' A 1 . 4 . i ' vb. . ' Q. i mx YA , -if V" ' -Xi 'ff' 'fu fb Q QA lux-4, . Q. ' ' '99 tr K Wa". . fx' ' J' X s my . 0' :H f V ' r uf' " 1 ' xp A , Q w -. 4 W N ' an 's Q. x rhzgxa ' 8 A QS 0 V 'fs' ' A 3 M -c Q X 1 ' f 'I Y :E lads M .X ' -o , f . " , H W. '3, -MQ 1' 1 w" 51,313 4- g, W' . ' 'P' e . m 5 F244 Qin., 1 4 31 'UZ'-21-il vm A H' sk. 1 Lk . J 'Nm Q5 4 fu. 1-I K 'jg H. 4 ,fd My Q '- -WK-.11 f- -lm WMM . NH' af M.-. ,. .Q . Www ma Wag gm IE Ei! SE! i Amv- ,..,xWm, f . ,xfa,.,- A W . Q-,.,x., , . W... . 0 - X - . f i g ,Q .S N' 3 r Y ik! 9 fb V- A1 ,, , .. W ' Q 12 'Q " 'gg I V22 ff an x W A N R35 4 5' was amz ,rd I 4' Q 5, 5 N if i Xliliix AfN.W,N ..... A. I .1 S v 5 . 4 s 4 'naval w-army AA -., wa, ...J h ..-.L,.,.,,.'?f,,, ...lJ"",f:, .A A Dudley L. Vaill President 1942 Trustee 1913 - Ioseph A. Norton Clarence H. Bunnell Vice-President Secretary and Treasurer Trustee 1920 - Trustee 1938 E D. Fletcher Alvord 1928 - William H. Phelps 1918 - Luther L. Chase 1918 H Frederic C. Strong 1914 - Hallett F. Clark 1926 - Ralph V. Tiffany 1938 - Robert E. Gaylord 1932 - lrving C. Valentine 1943 - Wilbur G. Manchester 1902- Othneil G. Williams 1936 - Harry E. Norton 1920 - C. Wesley Winslow 1942 - Irving I. Woodward 1947- A TRIBUTE TO OUR BCARD OF TRUSTEES ln behalf of the faculty and student body the members of the Miracle Board take this opportunity to present the trustees of Gilbert, who have given so generously of their time and interest to the efficient management of our school. We realize that this has been an extremely hard task during such crucial times. ln View of this fact, therefore, We Wish to express our sincere thanks to these men for the fine work by means of which We have been so greatly benefited. 4 ,WW mac W 7b 1948 v Ummgw ww-m0eHUm wOH2mm '-4.'IlII"UIP".IUQOv-1OE"U UZIP' '-i'.IHP C" Standing Klett to rightl: Stephen Eddy, Phyllis Blctis, Miss Rice Ccrdvisorl, Iohn Hayes. Secited Cleft to rightlz William Newett, Anthony Bozzono, Lett to right: Robert Fcxncher, Robert Barton, Icmet Koop, Iohn Burg, Chcxrles Usetorge. I I Q-an-nl?" Left to right: Arline Iepsen, William Wilcox, Bernice Kostuk. 4 -I , 3 50,1 rg JF argl, jwzillalvluwa- ,Q Q Li, lr hF,.,k:L! Y N if Q P u. 1 xffa 'S i-M . Left to right: Marilyn Gayer, Eleanor DiMcrtino, Beverly Kittredge, Bernadette Becudoin, Lorraine Ciolkosz. L- rn'-Im--'v-4'-1 :no--zmm Umm-ow mm-onarn'-3 ::u0--zc:'- HENRY S. MOSELEY Principal of Gilbert School B. S. Massachusetts State College M. Ed. Harvard University MESSAGE TO CLASS OF '48 You, the Class of lf-348, have witnessed the greatest epoch-mak- ing events thus tar in the history ot the world, ln addition to your experiences during the past four years you have noted the use of the atomic bomb, the ending of the second world war, and the birth of the United Nations. You have observed great contributions to man's scientific knowledge but little to man's understanding ot him- self. Still existing, however, are problems of vast importance which must be solved if our civilization is to survive in a peaceful World. The hope for the future, to a great extent, falls on your generation. This should be a challenge for you to go out into the world as in- telligent citizens to help solve some of these problems. We, ot the faculty, wish you the greatest success in your venture. 8 Q50 WW-335113 N, MARION E- AU-EN MARION L. BUZZELL IOHN G. ATWOOD Physics, Chemistry B. A. Lafayette Pd. B. New York State Teachers' College Advisor tor Science Club Director of A. A. Drive DOROTHY L. BARTON Mathematics B. A, Mount Holyoke Advisor for the Student Council ADA S. BENEDICT Book Department B. A. Mount Holyoke Librarian it 23232293 B. A. Boston University Stenography, Typewriting ELIZABETH CARON Physical Education B. S. University of New Hampshire Co-Advisor for Tri-Y CARL L. COLEMAN Vocational Agriculture B. S. Rhode Island Baseball Coach Advisor for Future Farmers of America DOROTHY G. COLMAN Stenography, Typewriting Business Arithmetic B. A. Radcliffe BS. Simmons A. ISABELLE BIGELMAN General Science, FANNIE M' CRUTE Social Science French, German B. A. New York State B. A. Colby Teachers' College iiii moms E FIELD 3 I English ' Q liyy V. I Hartford Iunior College yyyy Biff ll A B. A. Vassar 5. -if ,V,, I Co-Advisor for Tri-Y A Co-Advisor for f' M, Dramatic Club it A Q . Advisor for Cheerleaders I I R5 as ,K X FA l xx ,: ' 1 tate Speaking Contest if 5 ff 0' VL' . ROY KENT Physical Education Springfield College B. A. Trinity Advisor for Varsity Club Advisor for Football Team Advisor for I Wrestling Club SUZANNE LAWTON Hornemaking B. S. Simmons Co-Advisor for Home Economics Club POLLY MARTIN Assistant Librarian B. S. in Ed. Geneseo Teachers' College 4 rrss AGNES I. MATTESON . is f Hornernaking g et B. S. Nasson College Co-Advisor for 1 r',. I Home Economics Club a 11 THEODORE P. MEAD Shop, Drawing University of Connecticut Pratt Institute B. E. A. Advisor for Art Club Advisor for Student Council CHARLES F. MOORE Machine Shop Oswego Normal School Advisor for Iunior Machinists Club KATHERINE MOREHARDT English B. A., M. Ed. Boston University Advisor for Dramatic Club Commencement Speeches ELIZABETH L. MUTCH Latin Ph. B. Universit of Vermont ii f R L ....,.. 'F'- . inf.. A, 2 . '. 155 53,9- ww ' ' ' B. A. Dartmouth M. A. Columbia Basketball Coach Student Council Advisor DAVID B. NICHOLS History HELEN M. RICE English Gorham State Teachers College B. A. Bates College Advisor for Miracle IOSEPH W. RUMRILL Commercial Department Bay Path Institute, New York University Business Advisor for the Miracle Treasurer of Student Activities DOROTHY FARNI-IAM SCOTT Latin, Spanish, Algebra B. A. Colby Advisor for Las Espagnolas Club Assembly Committee Class Night Committee HELEN M. SHELDRICK Engiish B. A. University of New Hampshire M. A. Boston University Advisor for Gilbert School News HAMILTON PITT EDITH B- SMALL History, English P 11151051 BIOIQOQY, B. A. Acadia University eogmp Y M, A, Skidmore University of Connecticut Bb S- Columbia Assembly Committee Makeup AdViS0f fOr Advisor in Guidance DFCIFUGUC Club Program Assembly Committee . z..ffiiY'Q ' " 12 ELIZABETH C. SONIER Music B. S. Tufts Director of Glee Clubs EMMA C. SWANSON Mathematics B. A. Mount Holyoke Advisor for Iunior Red Cross CLARA L. WHITE Secretary to the Principal Bentley Business School l 5 m 6' IOSEPH A. ALIANO "Alie" 37 Case Ave. Dec. 12, 1929 Commercial Aggressive Ioe-football, hunting and fishing are favor- ites - always game - every- body's pal- easy going - ambitious - bound to be a success. Extra-curricular activities: Football 2, 3, 4, Varsity Club 4. Awards: Football 3, 4. CARMELA R. BAZZANO "Mela" 147 So. Main St. Sept. 6, 1930 Commercial Never separated from Leona -quite a bookkeeper-has plenty of sparks and wires- CBazzano's Electrical Shopl Extra-curricular activities: Home Economics Club 1. Awards: G 1. DOLORES M. AMIGO HD.. 105 Rockwell St. Iuly 28, 1930 Commercial Happy, friendly, independ- ent-always dependable - efficient cheerleader - phone is always buzzing-likes col- lege men-dancing is favor- ite pastime-life ambition: dress designer. Extra-curricular activities: Tri-Y 1, 2, reporter 2, Spanish Club 2, 3, 4, president 3, 4, Cheerleader 1, 2, 3, 4, Cap- tain 4. . Awards: Letter 2 Cheering, Charm 4. MILDRED H. AVERY "Millie" Spencer Hill Rd. Nov: 4, 1929 General Known by all- gets around lots - good at giving the latest "low-downs" - natural curly hair - good sport- has many college pals. Extra-curricular activities: Dramatic Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Secre- tary 4. Awards: Dramatic Club Award 4, News Reporter Award 4. ROBERT H. BARTON "Sleepy" 412 Main St. Aug. 27, 1930 Mechanic Arts "Sleepy" has an eye for fig- ures-can draw all types of fuselages from airplanes to- old reliable-has a good Word for everybody. Extra-curricular activities: Miracle Board, Camera Club. IOSEPH 1. BAZZANO "Buzzy" 147 So. Main St. Ian. 26, 1929 General Tall, dark, good looking- runs shuttle between Winsted and Norfolk - always busy - active president of Hi-Y-all around good "1oe". Extra-curricular activities: Dramatic Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Hi-Y 2, 3, 4, Reporter 3, President 4, Class Treasurer 4. Awards: Dramatic Club Charm 4, Glee Club Lyre. WILLIAM E. BENBOW "Bill" Moore Ave. Nov. 23, 1930 Scientific Tall - wonderful physique - pleasing personality -the fatherly type K'?l -always seen with a car full of girls. Extra-curricular activities: Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Science Club 2, 3, 4, President 4, Prom Committee 3. Awards: Glee Club. PHYLLIS A. BLAIS "Phyl" 225 No. Main St. Nov. 24, 1931 Commercial l'll take care of it"-always on the go-head of many a project-baby of her class- a cute little lass-usually seen in her "Merry Oldsmo- bile". Extra-curricular activities: News Board 3, 4, Assignment Editor 4, Honorary member of Women's Club 4. Miracle 3, 4, Editor 4, Secretary of Senior Class. ANTHONY T. BAZZANO "Bezzie" 830 Main St. Feb. 7, 1930 Scientific Pride of Gilbert- singer, actor, sportsman - scholar - speaks das Deutsch mit an ac- Cent. Extra-curricular activities: Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Dramatic Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Student Coun- cil 2, 3, 4, Miracle 3, 4, Football 2, 3, 4, Hi-Yi 3, 4. Awards: Glee Club Lyre 2, Bar 3, 4, All-State A 1, 3, 4, BEVERLY R. BLASETTE "Bev" 1 Woodland Ave. Dec. 1, 1930 General Dark curly hair-smart dresser-always on time- life of a party-headed for a nursing career-sweet clear voice-interested in the do- ings "North" of Winsted- -never a worry. Extra-curricular activities: Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 4, Tri-Y 1, 2, 3, 4, Reporter 3, President 4. Red Cross Vice President. 4. , ,H A 5 . . . 1-'mmcrs R. Bonnormno "Frankie" "Flay" "Sal" if v A 80 Mqpie sl. Iuly 18, 1927 SALVOTORE A. BORDONARO "Sabu" "Frankie" 80 Maple St. Iuly 18, 1927 General The other half lof the set, that isl-found everyplace where least expected-for- mer sailor-casts intriguing glances-has an enticing smile - ruff! CHARLES C. BOUCHEZ "Bush" 217 Cook St. Aug. ZZ, 1930 Mechanic Arts Small - alert- basketball and money wise-true friend -divides time between Pond Hill football and Gilbert bas- ketball. Extra-curricular activities: Machine Shop Club l, 2, 3, Varsity Club 4, President 45 Basketball Z, 3, 4. Awards: Basketball 3, 4. IOHN A. BRADY "Iohnnie" 18 Pratt St. May 6, l930 Mechanic Arts Everybody's friend - a C. Y. O. enthusiast- smooth dancer - has that Brady nose - good looker Mr. President- quiet - not the girls' man- knows all the news - showman. Extra-curricular activities: Gilbert News Board 3, 4. General One of a set-former sailor ' -can be found pestering the girls -identified by a big grin -low chuckle - and a wolfish look in the eye-of, Frankie. PAUL BURDICK New Hartford Aug. 18, 1929 Mechanic Arts Shy and quiet-the blush- inq type - tall, dark, and - -?- sees a future in contract- ing-here he comes now- oh, those big, blue eyes! I if 1 fi , z T 3 X i . y V 1-.wi I ' its . RALPH BUNNELL "Moose" 173 Gilbert Ave, Oct. B, 1930 Scientific Famous story teller- his- torian-deals with Winches- ter-plays football with ease - gang leader - digs mud holes - extinguishes street lights. Extra-curricular activities: Football 3, 4, Hi-Y. Awards: Football letter 3, W7 4'- MARY ANN CARLINO New Hartford Nov. 22, l930 Commercial Never without the gang from the New Hartford territory- "the three musketeersn, Mary Ann, Bernice and Arline- loves shorthand and very effi- cient in it, too-will make honey of a stenographer. IOHN M. BURG "Iohnny" 70 Spencer St. Sept. 25, 1930 Scientific "Snap that picture, quick!" -Coach's right hand man- we all have trouble with math -there goes Iohn and Doc. Extra-curricular activities: Camera Club 3, Science Club Awards: Football manager 4. NORMA A. BURKE "Burkie" Highland Lake Nov. 23, 1930 General Usually knows all the an- swers - always has a good word for everyone-conge- nial - quick-witted - usually late for Gilbert News Board meetings. Extra-curricular activities: Glee Club l, 2, 3, 4, News Edi- torial Board 3, 4. Awards: Glee Club Lyre 3. , f MABEL F. CADRAIN "Shorty" 452 Main St. Dec. 9, 1929 Commercial Small bit of personality- preiers her males outside of school-likes to be on both sides of the soda fountain- oh, for that G. l. foe. Extra-curricular activities: Home Economics Club 3. G .Q , 4. 0894? MARY M. CARPINELLI "Moochie" 111 Meadow St. luly 13, 1930 Colle e Q Dances with a Spanish twist - active all ways - student and scholar-goes for Span- ish, English, and shorthand- her favorite is Iim - active talker in a card game. Extra-curricular activities: Las Espanolas 3, 4, Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Gilbert News Typist, 4, Tri-Y 3, 4. Awards: Scholastic G l, 2, 3, Typing Certificate, Glee Club 2, 3, 4, All State A 2. VIRGINIA COFFEY "Ginny" 163 Elm St. May 12, 1930 College Was missed during the sum- mer-glad to see her around again - petite - cute - and oh, such a nice personality. Extra-curricular activities: Glee Club 1, Tri-Y 4, Cheer- leaders 3, Spanish Club 4. ROBERT A. COLBURNE "Bob" 21 Munro St. March 8, 1927 Commercial Always on the go-can argue a-plenty, but listens, too -a very good friend of any adding machine-lune is his favorite month. . IOHN CAROTENUTI. IR. 415 No. Main St. Iune 13, 1931 Mechanic Arts Mechanically minded- spends spare time tinkering around with engines-an ac- tive member oi the Rifle Club -a good shot and becoming better all the time - will prob- ably become a skilled techni- cian or such. Extra-curricular activities: Aeronautics Club 1, Machine Shop Club Z. Awards: Scholastic G 1. MARY D. CORSI 72 Wheeler St. Sept. 5, 1930 College Short 'dark so histicat - - p - ed-ready with a smile- smooth dresser-likes to take long walks-has an interest in New Hartford. Extra-curricular activities: Tri-Y 1, 2, 3, 4. Awards: Scholarship G 1, 2, 3. gg A E, qs a 'Q 75' 'ti -- if BARBARA A. COLLAR "Babs" Norfolk Dec. 15, 1929 Commercial Hails from Norfolk-proud of it - C-U-T-E - livewire when it comes to fun-excit- ing eyes-good student- nice to be with. Q-tb .-ii. . 4. l I ff 42' .Q 576755 JQF? 'Mi ANNE M. DI VITA "Tubby" 32 Holabird Ave. Nov. 14, 1930 Commercial Cute - black hair - shining eyes - lpana smile - always ready to give a helping hand. Extra-curricular ac t i v i ti e s: Home Economics Club 1, 2, Vice President 1, Tri-Y 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 3. Awards: Scholarship G 1, 2. ...l 755 DONALD W. DERY "Torky" Pine Meadow luly 17, 1930 Scientific Our little mathematician- has viewed class from all parts of room -Pine Meadow en- thusiast-where did you get that suit, Don? Extra-curricular activities: Dramatic Club 1, 4. Awards: Dramatic Club 4. MARY A. DICARA 127 Main St. Oct. 22, 19C Scientific Reserved, but friendly- pleasant sense of humor- well-liked-knows her les- sons all the time as indicated by Scholarship G and bars, Extra-curricular activities: Homemaking Club 1, lunior Red Cross secretary 3, Girls' Chorus 4. Awards: Scholarship G l, 2, 3, Honorary member of Wo- men's Club. HAROLD R. DIDSBURY "Dizzy" 43 Elm St. May 31, 1930 Mechanic Arts Easy-going - full of fun - bound to be president- some- day? - can get along with any teacher-has a very quiet nature? Extra-curricular activities: Camera Club. I 'Iii ALFRED I. DOMBROWSKI "Count", "Al" 45 Beach St. Aug. 24 ,l930 Scientific All-around athlete-one of the Board-usually busy- what cr driverl - kills them all - wise-cracker - would like to go to "Maryland". Extra-curricular activities: Aeronautics Club 1, Science Club 2, 3, 4, Hi-Y 2, 3, 4, Var- sity Club 4, G. S. News Board 3, 4, Football 3, 4, Baseball 1, Z. Awards: News Board 4. LEONA E. DRAPEAU "Dolly" 14 Moore Ave. Oct. 31, 1930 Commercial Quiet - musically inclined -loves that walk to Moore- ville - oh, Pal Pal - oh, for those dimples-in with the teachers. Extra-curricular activities: Homemakirig Club 1. MARY I ANE DRISCOLL "Drisc" Norfolk April 12, 1930 General Auburn topped - quiet - a smile tor all- pleasant voice - "Number please!" -likes all sports - especially base- ball in Canaan - good stu- dent- swell girl. Extra-curricular a c t i v i t i e si Camera Club. Awards: Ne w s Reporter's : 5' 1 , . H - ' 2 A . 3.5353 SHEILA A. DOHERTY 78 Wetmore Ave. Ian, 20, 1930 College Cute smile-slick chick- smooth dancer-happy-go- lucky - quite the giggler - boss of the gang of Head, Blasette, and Iohnson. Extra-curricular activities: Glee Club 1, 2, 3, Tri-Y 1, 2, 3, 4, Vice President 3. Awards: Glee Club Lyre 3. STEPHEN M. EDDY "Steve" Pleasant Valley March 1, 1930 Scientific Tall and good lookin' - pop- ular with all the femmes- es- pecially from Norfolk - knows of many an out-of-the-way spot. Extra-curricular activities: Student Council Vice Pres. 3, Pres, 4, Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4, Pres. 4, Miracle Board 3, Busi- ness Manager 4, Hi-Y 2, 3, 4, C! HELEN L. DUYSER 1: '-::... 346 No. Main St. April 24, 1930 College Long blonde tresses-one of a trio-faithful member of the Glee Club and Science Club Extra-curricular ac t i v i t i e sz Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Science 4' -. 3 M. -1 ls is W 132 S3 35 irq-ff mf' N 1 '41 fifieg 4 an , '- f-zz. . tl . '... . t.'. 1 . I :.., , j t Club 4, Awards: Glee Club 2, 3, 4. IAMES E. HALNON "Ned" New Hartford March 13, 1930 Commercial One of a pair from New Hartford-famous for his pink complexion-full of mischief -always a friend-he and Alec-WOW! GAETON I. ENGLISH 62 Holabird Ave. Feb. 9, 1929 Mechanic Arts Football sub - good guy - good sport-favorite subject: Geometry - fwhat?J enjoys hunting-what? game , of course. ROBERT W. FANCHER "Bob" 4 Strong Terrace Feb. 19, 1930 Commercial A very talented artist- easy to get along with-full of ideas and a will to carry them out - can always be de- pended upon to do a thing right. Extra-curricular activities: Miracle Board 4. . .J CHARLES N. FRANCIS "Charley" 30 Upland Road Oct. 22, 1927 Mechanic Arts Friendly young business man-has store on Main Street- deep voice -likes to sing - active sports fan - ex- cellent in cooperation. Extra-curricular ac t i v i t i e sz Football 2, Basketball 3, Aero- nautics 2. IOHN G. HAYES ..Zip,, RICHARD H. HALL "Dick" Pleasant Valley Dec. 25, 1931 Scientific Devilish -likes jokes - al- ways on the ball-goes for sports-though small in size, large in courage-Yankee fun. Awards: Scholarship G. 15 Elm St. Aug. 26, 1929 General If it's slow, it's Hayes- good sports writer-plays basketball and football. Extra-curricular activities: Hi-Y 2, 3, 4, Vice Pres. 4, Var- sity Club 4, Vice Pres. 4, Gil- bert News 3, 4, Sports Editor, 4, Dramatic Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Miracle Board 4. Awards: Football 4, Basket- ball 2, 3, 4, News Board Pin, Dramatic Club Charm, Miracle Pin. CATHERINE M. HEAD li IOHNSTON L. HUNT "Iohn" Norfolk Sept. 21, 1930 General Norfolk boy-beautiful white teeth-always happy a smile with every Hello- would do anything for anyone - one of the football heroes. Extra-curricular activities: Airplane Club, Machine Shop Club. Awards: Football 3. . 77 ROBERT A. IACQUIER ' f "lack" R. F. D. Winsted Sept. 4, 1930 Agriculture Wherever there's Bob, there's always a Dot-wants to own a dairy farm and hear the patter of little calves' feet. Extra-curricular activities: Class President 3, 4, Future Farmers of America l, 2, 3, 4, Gilbert News 3, 4, Editor 4. Awards: News Board Pin. LEA M. IASMIN --Cdthyff Colebrook Aug. 15, 1930 49 Front si. Dec. 14, 1931 Commercial Wl'1Gl'S wrong with Cole- Geneml brook?"-a country lass- Petite-seen but not heard -active in all doings-des- pises Walking- adores being a bystander at sports-hates gym-a soft place in her heart for Iudy. Extra-curricular activities: Glee Club l, Z, News Board 3, 4, Tri-Y 1, 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 4. Awards: News Board Pin 3. WALTER H. HERMAN v . ..,,, K. full of pep-an ardent bas- ketball fan - always gabbing - an answer for everything - loafer. Extra-curricular activities: Homemaking Club l, Treasur- er 1, Glee Club 1, 2, 3. Awards: Glee Club Lyre and Bar. ARLINE H. IEPSEN U U "Butch" DOC . New Hartford Nov. 21, 1930 42 Walnut St. Sept. 2, 1930 . Commercial Scientific Usually seen in an Oldsmo- bile or a Chevie - never alone - happy - can be depended upon - great football player -life ambition -to be an en- gineer. Extra-curricular activities: 4' Hi-Y 2, 3, 4. Awards: Football 3, 4, Base- ball 2, Scholarship G l, 2, 3. RALPH E. HOLCOMB R. F. D. if 2 April 2, 1930 Agriculture Quiet, hardworking farmer -has a good memory-es- pecially for chemistry assign- ments-usually in slow mo- tion -his mind is quite active - moo moo - oink oink. Extra-curricular activities: Future Farmers 1, 2, 3, 4. SHIRLEY G. IOHNSON '1Squaw" Smith Hill Dec. 2, 1930 Commercial The cause of many a whistle - oh, those clothes! friendli- est gal around- popular with both sexes-always smiling - referee for Head and Doher- ty. Extra-curricular activities: 'fri-Y 1, 2, 3, 4, Vice-President Can be seen around eight riding in an old jalopy-per- sonality kid-has a sweet smile - our "lil" typist. Extra-curricular activities: Canton High School: Student Council l, 2, Science Club, secretary 2, Girls' basketball l, 2. Gilbert: Gilbert News Typ- ist 4, Miracle typist 4. Awards: Scholarship G 3 FRANCIS S. KELLY "Kelly" l39 East Lake St. Nov. 29, l925 General One of the vets-former sailor-quiet-enjoys life "doin' what comes naturally" - versatile - has a fascinat- ing smile-possesses a prize quality, courtesy. Awards: Scholarship G. NEIL R. KELSEY ' "Kel" 26 Center St. Oct. l4, 1930 Scientific Always neat-always with Marcia Calmostl-good man in school and on basketball court- energetic -friend of faculty-alert student. Extra-curricular activities: Basketball l, 2, 3, 4, Baseball 3, 4, Student Council l, Z, Ath- letic Association 3, Dramatic Club l ,2, 3, 4, Awards: Basketball l ,2, 3, 4, Baseball 3, 4. IANE G. KENNEY "Ianie" 246 Oak St, Oct. 12, 1930 General Always busy writing letters -interested in the Marines- ambitious A can be depended upon - baby tender- later in life is going to be a nurse. Extra-curricular activities: Glee Club l, 2, 3, 4, Science Club 4. Awards: Lyre and Bar, Scholarship G l. AUDREY I. KANE "Kandy Kane" 98 Bridge St. Aug. 21, l930 General Sweet as her nickname- blue-eyed blonde - n aive - shy - blushes readily - quiet - conservative - neat dresser -usually with a crowd. Extra-curricular activities: Spanish Club 3, 4. IANET KOOP UIOY., Norfolk Sept. ll, l930 College Charming, delightful, talent- ed, independent-known to all for her energetic work in club activities -has uncanny skill with her car-plague of Norfolk boys. Extra-curricular activities: Wayland: Student Council, Basketball l, 2, Cheerleader 2, Gilbert: Student Council Sec- retary, Vice-President 4, Glee Club 3, 4-sec. 4, Miracle Board 4, News Board Art Editor S 4... V ,Q if .. . X gpg X 1 lt IOHN I. KISIEI. l2 Pratt St. March 2, l930 Mechanic Arts A brain at heart- seems quiet, but he really isn't - comes from a long line -- "Oh, Iohnny, let me take your home- workl" Extra-curricular activities: Camera Club 4. Awards: Scholarship G l, 2, 3. I. 115 BERNICE I. KOSTAK "Bunny" New Hartford Aug.. 6, 1930 Commercial Long brown hair - cute - Miracle Board typist - nice clothes - wonderful personal- ity. Extra-curricular a c t i vi t i e s: Miracle Board typist. MILDRED B. LAMBERTSON "Millie" Norfolk Feb, 26, 1930 General Pretty plus -- nice way - likes a good time-ambitious -likes Church - not espe- cially on Sunday mornings though -e earnest student. Extra-curricular activities: Spanish Club 3, 4, Treasurer 3, ::' '7il' ll Vice-President 4. ARTHUR LAMOUREAUX "Archie" , bg: l09 Prospect St. Iune 7, l930 4 Scientific IOHN M. LAWRENCE "lack" Norfolk Sept. 25, 1930 Mechanic Arts He's from Norfolk -look out, here they come-all-round sport--one of the active fol- lowers of that Norfolk gang- still gets his marks. Extra-curricular activities: Airplane Club l, Science Club 2, 3, 4. Short and powerful-quite a Caballero-handy with a geetar-a strong defender of "Homer" - happy-go-lucky. Extra-curricular activities: Football 4. Awards: Football 4. l SHIRLEY M. LUNDBERG "Shir1" 171 Walnut St. Dec. 3, 1930 General Always giving out with the sweet tones -in the center of the largest crowds-always helping out-everybody's friend, including Marjorie's? Extra-curricular activities: Gee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Science Club 4. Awards: Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Scholarship G l, 3. IOI-IN I. MANNING "Iohnny" Norfolk March 5, 1930 Mechanic Arts One of the Norfolk boys- mischiefis his shadow - dark and good looking-plays football-in the halls-is liked by all- good student. Extra-curricular activities: Machine Shop Club. PATRICIA A. MIDDLEBROOKS "Pqt'Q,,,fW,,,,,yf-- 99 Hinsdale Ave. Mdr. ll, 1930 College Quiet is the word-that's if you don't know her-blushes easily -is usually studying - known also as the "Tailor Mid- dlebrooks pair." Extra-curricular activities: Tri-Y l, 2, 3, 4. w 1 MARY L. LEFEBER "Slim" ' 161 Main St. Oct. 20, 1930 Commercial Cheery disposition - almost always accompanied by a grin and Anne D. V. -ready, willing, and able to help any- one at any time-latest line, "number, please." Extra-curricular activities: Tri-Y 2, 3, 4, Future Homemak- ers l, 2. BEVERLY 1. MORTON "Bev" 144 Meadow St. May 26, 1929 General Very independent- always on the go - dependable - dresses smoothly-has them cleaned at the Laundrette-I wonder why?-usually seen among a group of girls. Extra-curricular activities: Tri-Y l, 2, 3, 4. STANLEY E. MORASKI "Tot-Tot" 60 Iohn St. Dec. 20, 1929 Commercial Independent- well dressed -favorites: Ford, basketball, golf -handsome young fel- low. Extra-curricular activities: Airplane Club lg Basketball l, 2, 3, 4, Hi-Y 2, 3, 4. Awards: Basketball 3, 4. LAURA M NADER 53 Hillside Ave. sept. so, 1930 College Dark hair - brown eyes - medium height - cute - ar- dent worker-good business head - neat dresser - a good word for everyone - honor student. Extra-curricular activities: Dramatic Club 1, 2, 3, 45 Vice- President 4. Awards: Dramatic Club Charm 4. WILLIAM M. NEWETT "Bill" 265 West Lake St. Iuly 8, 1930 College Flaming red hair-a card that shouldn't be dealt with- what would the yearbook do waithout him?-you guessed it. Extra-curricular activities: Glee Club l, 2, 3, 4, Miracle Board 3, 4, Assistant Editor 4. Awards: Glee Club 2, 3, 45 All-State A 1, 2 ,3, 4. Miracle Pin 4. PATRICK B. O'CONNOR "Pat" Norfolk Aug. 3, 1930 Mechanic Arts Friendliness his creed- good student- plays the -field -in football, tool - nice curly hair- one of the gang- bound to be successful- "Say now." Extra-curricular ac t i v i t i e si Machine Shop Club. GLORIA I. PANDOLFO "Pandy" 233 Oak St. Iune 28, 1930 Commercial The girl with the pleasing personality--asset to any modeling agency - neat dresser-always busy Sun- day nights-prefers coffee to tea. Extra-curricular activities: Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4. Awards: Dramatic Club Charm. NAN M. PARSONS EDDICE M. RAMSAY "Red" --Ed" 110 Williams Ave. Apr. 16, 1930 93 Williams Ave- Nov 28 1930 Scientific A 4' Scientific Seen fluttering through the halls -- very studious - no temper goes with her red hair -usually has an answer for everything - especially when asked for her own opinion. Extrafcurricular activities: Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Student Council 37 Tri-Y 2, 3, 4. Awards: Glee Club Lyre: All-state A, Petite-long blonde tresses -quite popular-likes all- liked by all-enjoys New Hartford scenery, huh?l Extra-curricular activities: Tri-Y 2, 3, 4, Dramatic Club l, 2, 3, 45 Treasurer, Girls' Chorus 3, All-State 3, 4. CARL S. PEDERSEN East Hartland Nov. 1, 1930 Mechanic Arts A real country lad-quiet -likable-has a way with bosses-allergic to homework - and women?? LOUIS A. PETRUNTI "Louie" 13 Hubbard St. Sept. l, 1931 General Expert in bookkeeping - an asset to beginners-lots ol school spirit-and plenty of school support-pride and joy of Anne's. Extra-curricular activities: Camera Club lg Aeronautics Club l. DWIGHT H. PHELPS East Hartland Iuly 6, 1930 Agriculture Tall, dark, and good-lookin' - reared on a farm - shy with the opposite sex-bound to make a good husband lor a nice country girl. ' Extra-curricular activities: Future Farmers of America 2, 3, 4, Basketball club, Manches- ter High. www "1" mai 'Zi' . M54 FRED E. REBILLARD "Freddy" 56 Cook St . Iuly 30, 1930 Mechanic Arts Good student-tall, dark, and handsome-bashfu1- only to those who don't know him-has blonde trouble out West-he's on the ball-pitch- ing in baseball. Extra-curricular activities: Elsinore Union High School, Calif.: Letterman's Club Awards: Elsinore Union High School: Baseball 3. Gilbert: Scholarship G, l. ALICE I. REINDERS 184 Boyd St, Nov. 22, 1930 Commercial Spends her time at the lake f- no wonder, she lives up there-blonde hair-blue eyes-when you see Mabel, you'll see Alice, Extra-curricular activities: Homemaking Club 3. ADELAIDE C. RENZA "Addie" 73 Prospect St. Sept. 12, 1930 Commercial Can be found sitting in the movies with a certain "some-' body" or on roller skates- has luscious dark hair- dreamy eyes-hardly ever seen without Norma C. PETER M. PLACE "Pete" Norfolk Iune 17, 1930 Scientific Tall and slim-anyone need a radiator cleaned?- Doesn't use a brush-gets in there himself-loves to roll around with the bunch in that lemon-sine of his -swell guy. nonorm A. rmsrm "Dot" 717 Norfolk Aug. 14, 1930 General Cute blonde-brown eyes -quiet to those who don't know her-has a passion for sewing and cooking-why? -for someone in Barkham- sted. Extra-curricular activities: Iunior Class Secretary, Home- making Club 3, 4-Secretary 3, President 4, Reporter 4. Awards: Scholarship G 2. GLADYS I. RORABACK Wallins Hill Mar. 10, 1930 General Always on Wallins Hill- her home-Catherine and Gladys-can be found at the Grange on those certain nights. Extra-'curricular activities: Home Economics Club 3, 4- State Treasurer 4. Awards: Scholarship G 2. RALPH E. SEARS 66 Main St. Iuly 21, 1929 Mechanic Arts Usually in Norfolk or vicin- ity-can't make up his mind - happy - blushes easily - very athletic-pastime: rid- ing around with the fellows to -? Extra-curricular activities: Hi-Y President 3, Varsity Club Treasurer 4. Awards: Football letter 3, 4, Baseball letter 3, 4. C'C H+ VIRGINIA M. SAMPSON "Ginny"m 143 Ridge St. May 31, 1930 General Petite-ready smile for all - enjoys drawing - one of the Strand's top-notch usher- ettes--fast walker-hard- worker. Extra-curricular activities: Homemaking Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Awards: Homemaking Club Reporter 3, IEAN A. SAUNDERS , . ,i,c, "Sandy" 187 Rockwell St. Mar. 9, 1930 Commercial Friendly - happy - gives her own opinion-independ- ent-known as the head of the Simmons and Simons pair. Extra-curricular activities: Spanish Club 3, 4, Glee Cub 1, 2, 3. Awards: Glee Club Lyre and Bar. DONALD S. SCHIAVONE "Danny" 35 Pratt St. Sept. 3, 1927 General Army vet- hard working -likes sports - keen picker of friends - aggressive - jovi- al - short- powerful - can usually be found at Bushnell's. Extra-curricular activities: Camera Club lg Baseball man- WS V414 'Nm Tib- fp- i PAUL A .SI-IAPIRO "Shooter" New Hartford Iuly 2, 1930 Scientific Iovial, amiable boy-stu- dent -brain in current events - slow catching jokes - likes vegetables, corn, cabbage, and Eddice. Extra-curricular activities: Student Council 4, Hi-Y 2, 3, 4. MARCIA SICKMUND 19 Mason St. Apr, 14, 1930 College Sophisticated blonde - blue eyes and a pretty smile-a Thespian and member of Tri-Y - always rooting for the team Cespecially for a particular blondell Extra-curricular activities: Tri-Y 1, 2, 3, Glee Club 1, 2, 35 Dramatic Club l, 2, 3, 4. Awards: Glee Club Lyre, Bar, and All-State "A". CAROL R. SIMMONS "Slim" Shore Drive Ian. 12, 1931 Commercial A good sport - enjoys sports -has a carefree air-sense of humor - well-liked by all- almost always with Evelyn and lean, the three "S" 's. Extra-curricular activities: Spanish Club 3, 4. Glee Club 1, 2. Awards, Scholarship "G" 1, ager 1, 2, Basketball 1, 2, Hi-Y 2, 3, 4. lm BENIAMIN M. SCIMONELLI 'A "Benny" 1 10 Thibault Ave. Apr. 4, 1930 General Up and at 'em, Benny-get that sundae, mix that soda- good in music-will make a success. Extra-curricular activities: Airplane Club lp Camera Club 35 All-State Band 4, Red Cross 3 EVELYN D. SIMONS HBV., 51 Cottage St. Mar. 24, 1930 General Wheel That lpana smilel - witty, studious, pleasant, mis- chievous all wrapped up in one-very popular among all - exciting personality - Oh- h-h--h-there it is again-that catchy smilel 2, 3. f-. STANLEY STANLEY "Stan" West Hill Iune 22, 1929 Mechanic Arts Whiz! There goes Stan in his station wagon with Dot and his dogs-likes to fly high-a born mechanic- can fix anything. Extra-curricular activiti es: Machine Shop Club l, 2. CATHERINE E. WIEGOLD ..KGY,, Wallins Hill Iune 2, 1930 General Forever on the go-wizard at studies - Cathy and Gladys - shy freshman - hilarious senior - Oh, for those Satur- day nights and the bumps of that truck. Extra-cu rricular a c tiv i ti e sz Homemaking Club 3, 4-Sub- secretary 3, Vice-President 4. Awards: Scholarship G l, 2. CATHERINE M. WUORI "Cathy" Norfolk May 23 l929 Commercial Iolie et petite--lively- likes school-gets around for her size-boy's choice for a nice date--good student- cute laugh-nice all-round girl. Ckg' blue GORDON R. ZUCHEGNA "Tarzan" 724 Main St. lan. 2, 1930 Mechanic Arts Quiet-very observant- very talented in planes and boats - good student - likes science-a New Yorker. Norfolk May 3l 1930 Witty senior from New York - smart reasonable vol ley ball artist came to 1 bert thinking he would say HVGH1 Vldl v1c1 soon changed hts mind New Hartford Aug 20 l930 Speed demon with a type writer a swell guy wears bow ties almost constantly in good with the Wlnsted Po lice Dept why Ieanne'P'Pl Extra curricular activities Miracle Board Typist 4 Presi dent lunior Red Cross 4 Wakefield Blvd Sept l4 928 Easy going very friendly - has a quiet nature is mu sically inclined can play many instruments his hobby is handicraft left the red and white for the gold and R f2T?"'7Wi MFE ,J gg qfw, X374 Yfle foayv f '31 442 427 axe! 7 7-4, rj f f V64 716,-9411.5 iff, ff' by ofuw 50 gov' K. 0 WW WSQ' fzzafiy X Qmap Q, KX 4 A Q , Q ' I 0 f ,K A 7 ' x X x. 1 X xx 'Q XN 4 'f f X. A X If .W if ww 'NX IUNIOR GIRLS lst row - L. to R.: I. Carpenter, B. Du Bourg, V, Angino, B. Fox, D. Dunbar, B. Beaudoin, A. Collins, E, Colavecchio, E. Clauss, E. Hart, L. Edwards, N. Chialfi, S, Helbourg, S. Kienholz. 2nd row - L. to R.: D. Calder, R, Birmingham, I. Barton, B. Hoffman, P. Carter, F, DiNicola, M, Klein, A. LaPlaca, E. Huften, B. Kittredge, F. Bennett, I. Bruey, E. DiMartino. 3rd row - L. to R.: L. Ciolkosz, E. Burdick, I. Coleman, M. Iespersen, E. Caccamo, M, Gayer, I. Decsi E, Iohnson, I. Carey, B. Andrews, P. Grazian, E. Fairhart, , 3538 I ll lst row - L to R. A Rubdie, B, I Manchester, I. Lachat, M Spring, I. Marek, N. Swanson, R. Schnier, I. Ostrowsey, L. Yarmoshuk. 2nd row - L. to R.: N. Suydam, M. Rebillard, C. Lattimer, I. MacCallum, D. Reeve, C. Plante, S. Nanni, E. Perkins, R. Olsen, S. Pinney, I. Stavnitzky, G. Porter, C. Nix. 3rd row f L. to Rg B. Sanderson, V. Taylor, M. Richard, E. Lloyd, M. Pfaetllin, T. Nielson, P. Ramsay, I, Seymour, l. Rebillard, M. Pease, I. Strever. 1' TIT" IUNIOR BOYS 5. . lst row - L. to R.: A. DelNero, S. Haburey, M. Bartolotta, E. Dorizzi, C. Burgrnan, W. Hutton, I. Bell, I. Amenta, G. Darling. 2nd row - L. to R.: P. Haynes, C. Iauch, N. Beaudoin, I. Hall, M. Hunter, I. Bronson, R. Hazard, W. Baklcen, R. Callahan, R. Penn, I. Gangi. 3rd row - L. to R.: A. Durant, C. Dietlin, R. Carlson, I. Coffey, W. Adams, S. Brown, R. Baxter, I. Colligan, R. Carroll. lst row - L. to R.: F. Williams, F. Lambour, L. Winn, R. Novak, P. Iulian, D. Saharek, I Monyak, R. Lavieri, T. Iohnson. Znd row - L. to R.: I. Lalli, R. O'Connor, M. Puhalski, R Pfaefflin, C. Rowley, G. Schultz, R. Millahn, P. Mulville, A. LeGeyt. 3rd row - L. to R.: F Nichols, C. Useforge, I. Millard, M. Mahoney, R. Warner, W. Miller, I. Morgan, R. Iones, F Tiffany, T. Vaill, I. Scanlon. SOPHOMORE GIRLS lst row - L. to R.: A. Fay, S. Fowler, L. Fratini, R. Aust, A. Hart, E. Caulkins, R. Di Cara, M, Bartolotta, F. Iacobs, B. Case, B. Catinelli, E. Diulio. 2nd row - L. to R.: M, Giansiracusa, R. Iasrnin, A. Brousseau, C. Aquilino, I. Brooks, I. Anderson, K. Clark, E. Dings, N. Andrews E. Boulet, L, Gabelmann, M. Humphrey. 3rd row - L, lo R.: M. McCarthy, R. Di Silvesiro I. Diulio, B. Aube, S. Church, A. Iudson, M. Iackson, I. Bajorin, I. Grivalsky, B. Caso, G. Iohn N. Dautrich, I. Dwyer, P. Dotson. lst row - L. to R.: G. Nichols, I. Sartirana, I. Shaker, I. Newth, M. Simons, C. Portinari, A. Lasher, M. Sultaire, M. Millica, M. Sullivan, I. Reidy. 2nd row - L. to R.: I. Woodward, M. Nicosia, H. La Gamba, E. Wabrek, M. Latchat, E. Russo, I. Saunders, B. Merrill, L. Meyers, B. Reilly, A. Santoro. 3rd row - L. to R.: A. Marino, T. Mazzei, I. Pustinger, N. Kane, S. Van Buskirk, P. Roberts, R. Larson, M. Santoro, A. Raddachio, G. Karam, B. Yournatz. SOPHOMORE BOYS lst row - L. to R.: W. Aust, I. Halnon, W. Getchell, R. Fuller, E. Angino, W. Beecher, W Anstett, I. Hall, W. King. 2nd row - L. to R.: P. Borden, F. Humphrey, R. Isabelle, D. Chapin A. King, R. Holmes, I. Gillette, I. Darcey, F. Hall. 3rd row - L, to R.: T. Atkins, R. Hazard W. Hughes, D. Brower, E. Heacox, P. Curtiss, R. Deming, F. Fowler, G. De Mars, D. Bleuher A. Di Mauro. lst row - L. to R.: N. La Gamba, G. Zuchenor, D. Marshall, G. Manchester, D. Vaccari, R Mortenson, W. Reilly, D. Phillips. Znd row - L. to R.: D. Linkovich, T. Talbot, H. Langill, G Mangione, I. La Gamba, F. O'Connor, C. Rouillard, R. Otis, W. Newman. 3rd row W L. to R. I. Pequignot, T. Walsh, I. Roberts, D. Stavnitsky, R, Wetherell, I. Ryan, W. Wheeler, R Poucher, D. Royer. FRESHMEN GIRLS lst row - L. to R.: L. Beaudoin, D, Anstett, S. Hoxie, l. Colligan, A. Della Valle, B, Burg. 2nd row - L. to R.: I. Burwell, D. Huiten, P, Altschuler, M. A. Belladella, D. Fuller, C. King, L. Brooks, C. Gangi, B. Condon, P. Beecher, M. Bouchez, E. Canty, F. Buzinsky, F. Green, I. Barnes, B. Barnard. 3rd row - L. to R.: I. Foster, A. Dorizzi, A. Ferris, l. Iudson, P. Caine, V. Boutin, A. Cornelio, D. Halsted, E. Gaber, P. Holmes, I. Head, A. Kenny, G. Barreuther, S. Herman, M. Hall. 4th row - L. to R.: R. Iohnston, I. Kittredge, I. Coffey, L. Dietlin, E. Hanauer, S. Carotenuti, R. Iauch, M. E. Kelsey, I. Hayes, N. Decker, I. Duyser, E. Coleman, A. Green, P. Caldwell, M. Caritey. -..l. .... lst row - L. to R.: I. Sorel, E, Thomas, R. Phair, M. Lundberg, I. Passini, E. Latchat. Znd row - L. to R.: C. Sylvernale, O. Mazzarella, R. Stewart, G. Madott, I. Magione, L. Weidner, I. Whalen, D. Taslitt, B. Simons, I. Savoia, R. Millard, S. Sullivan, F. Law, D. Stacey, H. Stacey, M. Nix. 3rd row - L. to R.: N. Lachat, E. Shepard, I. Norton, E. Surdam, B. Spranzo, F. Shaker, S. Yahne, M. Walsh, A. Renza, M, Ransom, D. Picard, D. Ringwood, A. Sullivan, I. Peck, C. Pearson, D. Thompson, O. Maddrah, B. Peck. 4th row - L. to R. N. Yarmoshuk, N. Morgan, K. Nulty, E. Marchi, H. Mellas, M. Lalime, N. Mac Callum, I. Shepard, C. Godsoe, I. Mulville, L. Williams, G. Parrott, P. Trent, I. Thiery, I. Kisiel. TXT FRESHMEN BOYS lst row - L. to R.: P. Curtain, R. Cooke, R. Ford, P. Gardiner, M. Goddard, P. Gibbs, A. Asselin, F. Dembishack, C. Dyson, A. Grinwalsky, E. Caine, C. Iasmin, F. Lemelin, R. Griffin, C. Bascetta, G. Benoit, R. Alicky. 2nd row - L. to R.: R. Bayette, A. Funk, E. Edwards, N. Caine, I. Bender, E. Ganem, R, Bean, G. Centrella, A. Carlino, R. Gundersen, R, Dalene, F. Iasmin, E. Iustice, H, Giansiracusa, M. Dutcher, P. Iasmin, F. Hazard, R. Flink. 3rd row - L. to R.: E. Brady, F. Chcrplen, I, Brock, N. Cappabianca, I. Bazzano, I. Bushnell, I. Bosco, F. Curtiss, W. Cleveland, E. Bunnell, D. Bronson, R, Iones, I. Brown, D. Angino, R. Iarvis, C. Dunbar R. Grigg. is- 45 YF? . ,.... ..,,., ...ki , I.. lst row - L. to R.: F. Silverio, D. Smith, M. Turgeon, S. Kozlowski, R. Nader, S. Miller, I McCarthy, I, Rocheleau, I. Shandra, C. Zecchin, E. Tibbals, W. Nilsen, D. Marchand, R Samuelson. 2nd row - L. to R. H. Parsons, W, Iespersen, M. Mulville, L. Marchand, N. Rob- erts, I. Palma, W. Sesko, R. White, C. Madott, R. Spranzo, I. Saharek, A. Litin, H. Lord, S Tarascio, R. Sultaire, 3rd row - L. to R.: E. Lieber, R. Thompson, C. Misuraca, I. Washing- ton, D. Ransom, R. Kelly, R. Lachat, I. Kascenska, W. Placo, R. Weigold, D. Smith, W Smith, R. Wilton, I. Magyar, L. Moses, H, Mitchell. if-1 Foreground: Roberi Iacquier, Ianet Koop. Background: Ioseph Bazzano, Phyllis Blais. First Row - L to R: Mary DiCara, Mary Corsi, Mary Carpinelli, Norma Burke. Second Row - L to R: Iohn Kisiel, Niel Kelsey. Q7 L. to R: Donald Dery, Virginia Colley, Iohn Hayes, Iohn Lawrence, Nan Parsons lst row -L to R: L. Edwards, E, Kitlredge, S. Doherty, C. Plante, A. LaPlaca. 2nd row - L to R: M, Hunter, I. Amenta, R. Bunnell, W. Benbow, R. Iacquier, N. Kelsey, A. 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Catherine Weigold brilliant ideas a sure success dreaming don't get noseyl William Wilcox bow ties Scotchman Latching-on must we tell? Catherine Wouri smile S ish teacher giggling Warner Bros. Gordon Zuchegna quietness C?J loquacious around woodchopper ,-.,,, - --1 .-. V ff : 4 PJ? ""' K5 5, ., 2. ,f N. "' I K Y C,f7Z6!16 ' 'Ly' Z fddllh! ea , ggf 44,4 at ,V QL-e, f ,M Bak 'J I , fs! af Wi- M5 Y Q4 'E 'gg-Y. f Ex., 52533 'J' M -. WM wa . ' qv X . XX ,I q X M XEQA E, A Ex " kg - ,fx XX 3. Q! i TQ K L'W i l'L s., ,ZIW Q V Y' K - 5 ,,. ES: it ix - QA. V tx ' 46 K1 4 7, I f uA7d!,3!,n ll X -D J A 7 ,J f , 7,6 ff'ffL4P"'-' A 7 PX 'Q 7c2flrJfCc, '755J' M Wy? qi. . if NZ. N is S A l F5 Qf If Q1-,L 'Bulb S -'SQ - 603 og'-Q 196 .5 Q 'a z J 1 . -do ff 4 X? '11-f7'76-?W'9 1. l 1 Q fi W M4 -, DIARY OF THE CLASS OF 1948 SEPT. 1944 Dear Diary, Of all the homeworkl 1 didn't think 1'd ever get a chance to Write to you again, but a big senior hero helped me with my algebra. This year two new teachers, Miss Morehardt and Miss Schultz, made their appearance in the halls of Gilbert. The former will attempt to im- prove the speech of Gilbertonians while the latter will instruct the fairer sex in the culinary arts. Paint buckets flew between Gilbert and T. H. S., but the Mad River promptly stopped unsuspecting T. H. S. Also, liggers plays Dick Tracy with a "gat" Bob and Dorothy met. 1 wonder how long it will last. Look up in the sky. lt's a bird! It's a plane! Nol It's Miss Bigelmanl At last the nemesis of all the youth of Gilbert has taken up quarters in the boiler room. What is it? The Mongerl He sees all, hears all, and "nose",all, but tells it differently. Both happened in the same year: Gilbert de- feated Torrington in basketball and baseball. You should have seen the students doing a snake dance up Main Street. Phyllis B., Marie C., Marcia S,, Eddice R., Catherine H., Dolores A,, and Pat M. are quite a sight as they parade about the corridors in their multi-colored stockings. The boys are going mad. Flash! Mary DiCara won the Freshman Es- say Contest with her "Wild Nightmare". Niel was voted typical freshman boy, Marcia, typ- ical girlg and Millie Avery, the most loquacious. Two additions have been made to the cheer- ing squad: Dolores Amigo and Virginia Coffey. Farming is still an ambition of a' few, accord- ing to the award presented to Richard Galaise. Hollywood, beware! The Gilbert Dramatic Club has come to town with "Ten Per Cent Tommy". Maybe they'll win an Oscar. l doubt if 1'd call basketball relaxing, but Beatrice Galaise does, and her description is believable. l'll have to close now but will be back in about three months. SEPT. 1945 Dear Diary, leepersl The place is still the same - home- work, homework, homeworkl Returning as a high and mighty sophomore, Catherine Head writes an essay on "Advice to a Freshman". I wonder what Bill Newett's been up to by his statement: "Nail polish makes the girls look foolish, and lipstick gets you into trouble when you get home." The boys are all beginning to wear bow ties - and do they look funny! Phyllis thinks they belong on characters like Louie. I saw the basketball game, and are we ever proud of Zip Hayes as iorwardl I wonder it he'll ever go on to success? According to "Bubbles" Bill Benbow's dream girl has to be tall, have brains - and well, he'll decide the rest when he sees her. Darn it, I Wish I were tall. I used a whole box oi kleenex when I read Laura Nader's essay, "Lest We Forget," in memory of our servicemen. Ted Iohnson's picture was in the paper. He would make a good specimen in our biology class. Neil Kelsey wrote an essay in the G.S.N. de- scribing his pet peeve. I wonder it Marcia has anything to do with it. Millie Avery was voted the most loquacious sophomore. leepersl I thought I was bad, but now I know I'm worse. Marcia Sickmund is considered the most sophisticated girl in the class. A The Monger has started a new column in the paper called the "Gruesome Twosome." Most of the twosomes are gruesome. Al Dornbrowski wrote a composition about Latin. Geel Here I am still struggling with Caesar and getting nowhere. Shirley Iohnson was chosen the "Fantasy Belle" at the Spring Fantasy Dance sponsored by the Tri-Y. 9 vu We had a riot ot a meeting in the Dramatic Club when Gloria Pandolto presented "At the Hairdressers". There were many laughs and also many red faces. Well, Diary, that's all tor now. I must pack for my two-week vacation at camp. SEPT. 1945 Dear Diary, Golly, does it seem swell to be back in school again Cthe first day at leastl. A surprise awaited us at good old Gilbert, namely, three new teachers: Misses Gellison, Swett, and Bennett. Gilbert students surely enjoy music. Why? Well, this year there are a mere 100 enrolled in the Glee Club. Miss Sonier must be in her glory. The G.S.N. started off on the right track this year with the addition ot three new columns: "Fashions", "Guess Who", "What If," and "Question ot the Week". With leaves turning and cooler weather ap- proaching, the Tri-Y sponsored an appropriate dance called Autumn Serenade. Signs have been posted on blackboards and bulletin boards announcing the arrival of Kil- roy. I wonder it any one has ever seen him. I doubt it he will last with the Black Phantom in his competition. v O My, we even have flowers growing here at Gilbert, for instance, chrysanthemums and morning glories. I wonder if Beverly and Ed- dice appreciate the compliment. Imaginel lohn I-Iayes writes an essay on football, although he doeslplay-doesn't he? Have you heard the new shout: 'll-Iey, chick- en, where's your koop?" Ianet is certainly making quite a name for herself. Have you noticed Bill Newett's red hair and green eyes? "Bubbles" has, according to her column in G.S.N. About time, is all I can say, concerning the dancing classes for boys. Maybe some of them will start a stag line in the near future. Man, is that Neil Kelsey popular with the Tor- rington crowd. They seem to think he's pretty good in basketball. Goshl What a herol SEPT. 1947 Dear Diary, Well, my final year brings forth some new attractions to dear old Gilbert when nine new teachers appear. They are Misses Mutch, Rice, Field, Matteson, Lawton, Caron and Coleman, and Messrs. Kent and Mead. This year old G.S.N. is a really new paper, and in it we have added a Gossip Column. When the students were asked to tell what ac- tivity they would like to see at Gilbert, hockey won the votes. My, my, what is the world coming to? Iarnes I-Ialnon wants bobby-pins for Christmas. Tchl Tchl Some people have all the luck, for example, Dot Riiska, with her faultless complexion. The industrious girls started a basketball team which, confidentially, lasted only a month. What's wrong, Koop and Sickmund? Was the exercise too hard for you? Coach Nichols and his five "pennies" have had a successful year. The five previously mentioned pennies proved to be quite fascinat- ing when they were interviewed for the G.S.N. At last the truth is revealed! Senior members of the Miracle Board for 1948 include P. Blais, S. Eddy, A. Bazzano, W. New- ett, I. Hayes, I. Koop, R. Fancher, R. Barton, B. Kostak and W Wilcox. With this board how can the book lack success? The "New Look" appears at Gilbert! The boys are wearing shorter trousers, and Vincent receives aid in keeping the floors clean because of trailing skirts. Well, Diary, my four years have ended. Time does fly, doesn't it? Four years ago I thought that graduation must be fun. Now I'm not so sure of that. 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YOA R W,.Y 4,,, RS.S'lfW'l5 W- MUG n EV f X fyer vjv H Vega ed J If--4 - - -4 .,, - .. - - - -Y R My Ly X X ,, K 41 Xxfiiix f 'P 3 f,fffXZQv0fd6 Xxhf-f AH L Nom rfad fffff!A ff W 1 WD WWW x d X K,X fl' X X , Q f Rf N Seated L to R: Miss Barton Cadvisorl, A. Bazzano, I. Koop, S. Eddy, F. Williams, P. Shapiro, Mr. Mead Iadvisorl. Standing L to R: W. Hutton, D. Bleuher, R. Larson, I. Kittredge, I. Arnenta, R. Carroll, Mr. Moseley Iadvisorl. THE STUDENT COUNCIL The Student Council is an organization that works for the well-being ot the school by giving the students the opportunity ot expressing their View points relative to school activities. The council, moreover, helps to foster an attitude ot co-operation and understanding between the faculty and the student body. The members ot the l947-48 council are President .,............ . Vice-president .... Secretary .,...... Anthony Bazzano Paul Shapiro William Hutton Richard Carroll The group consists ot tour seniors, four jun- iors, two sophomores, and one freshman-all ot whom are chosen by the students with the approval of the faculty. With the exception of the two juniors each member serves for one year. The juniors, however, keep their mem- bership throughout their senior year. . . . . . . Stephen Eddy . . . . . . . Frederick Williams .................IanetKoop Rosemary Larson Ioseph Amenta Beverly Kittredge Donald Bleuher lst row - L. to R: Miss Field Kadvisorl, R. Nader, I. Koop, S. Pinney, W. King, R. Holmes, P. Ramsay, A. Bazzano, M. Avery, S. Eddy, L. Nader, G. Barreuther, D. Halsted, L, Dietlin, E. Gaber, R. Millard, M. Sickmund, Miss Morehardt tadvisorl. Znd row L to R: L. Ciolkosz, S. Kienholz, V. Taylor, I. Carey, B. Beaudoin, P. Carter, G. Pandolfo, T. Nielson, S. Van Buskirk, M. Humphrey, I. Pustinger, I. Coffey, E. Ramsay, I. Woodward, K. Clark, A. Lasher, I. Reidy, B. Reilly, L. Meyer, I. Otis. 3rd row - L to R: M. Hunter, C. Maddott, R. Alicky, I. Hayes, N. Kelsey, I. Bazzano, R. Iones, E. Heacox, W. Hutton, R. Carroll, D. Bleuher, D. Dery, D. Whitman, G. Manchester, A. Litin. DRAMATIC CLUB The Gilbert Dramatic Club, founded in 1932 by Mr. Herbert Oviate, Ir., is the oldest con- tinued activity at Gilbert. Membership in the club is open to any student who possesses some dramatic ability and has been a probationer for a year. ' The club meets weekly, and programs are presented which prove of value in increasing the members' knowledge of drama and stage production. The fourth annual Christmas program was presented before the student body on the morn- ings ot December 17 and 18. The one-act play. "Christmas on Erie Street" by Graydon Goss, conveyed to the audience the true spirit ot Christmas. This production enabled all club members to participate in some phase of dra- matics: acting, directing, make-up, costuming, and stage work. On April 17 two one-act plays were success- fully presented for the public. The Gilbert Dra- matic Club plans to use the money earned from these spring plays tor the purchase of much needed stage equipment. The officers for 1947-1948 are President ....... .. ..,........................ Stephen Eddy Vice-president . . . . . Laura Nader Secretary . . .... . . . .......,. ...... M ildred Avery Treasurer . . .......................,.. Anthony Bazzano Advisors . . . . Miss Doris Field, Miss Katherine Morehardt P- -- "I Left to Right: - First Row: A. Iepsen, I. Brady, P. Blais, R. Iacquier, C. Head, I. HGYSS, N. Burke, A. Dombrowski, M. Carpinelli. Second Row: L. Ciolkosz, M. Klein, I. Amenta, R. Carroll, I. Bruey, P. Carter, Miss Sheldrick Cadvisorl. Third Row: D. Phillips, R. Schnier, N. Swanson, A. Rubdie, M. Avery, N. Blanchard, I. McCarthy, D. Riiska, R. Callahan. NEWS BOARD The most outstanding feature of The Gilbert School News this past year has been the form- ing of its own independent newspaper, com- plete with pictures. In former years the News was connected with the local paper and was printed in it every week. Now it is issued twice a month and is managed on both subscriptions and advertisements. The News originated on Ianuary 12, 1935, by Miss Florence Brownell, its first faculty advisor. Since that time it has grown from a staff of six to the present board of thirteen members under the direction of Miss Helen Sheldrick. This in- cludes seven seniors and six juniors, plus the various reporters from every club, and the typists. The Gilbert School News was again repre- sented at the last Connecticut Scholastic Press Association, held in October. I With its many features, the News arouses the students' interest in extra-curricular activities, sports, and helpful drives. The members of the board and its faculty advisor should be com- mended on the very fine work in completing the fourteenth year of circulation. EDITORIAL BOARD Editor-in-chief .......... .. ............... Robert A. Iacquier Assignment editor .... Managing editor . . . Exchange editor .... Novelty editor .... Sports editor ............, . . . . . Phyllis A. Blais . . . . Iohn A. Brady . . . . . . Norma A. Burke . . . Catherine M. Head IohnG.Hayes Associate editor ..,..... .. ............. Alfred I. Dombrowski ASSISTANT EDITORS Ioseph S. Amenta Ianice E. Bruey Richard I. Carroll Typist: Mary Carpinelli Priscilla A. Carter Lorraine P. Ciolkosz Marion Klein Assistant typist: Arline H. Iepsen Advisor: Miss Sheldrick 5 , .e CEilbert 5cboo ill we S U 1-V005 CIE-'Vo od' 5' o Re Col, . 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CLUB 'YY' GlLBERT'S REPRESENTATIVES AT ALL STATE DRAM. 1,55 TIC CLUB Noqgs BS? P310 vhs 49 THE OFFICERS President Russell Nichols Secretary V Ianet Koop -:s-+- -- ,I IUNIOR AND SENIOR GLEE CLUB GLEE CLUB Again this year the glee club began its nu- merous activities with twenty-five of its meni- bers spending a most inspiring and delightful week, lune 21-28, at the Laurel Music Camp, West Hill, New Hartford. Under the capable direction of Leonard Stine, oi Kingston, New York, the thorough sectional rehearsal sched- ule, iollowed twice daily, led to a profitable week and ended with an informal concert held at the Methodist Church. During the summer months weekly Glee Club and Girls' Chorus rehearsals were held, culminating in a festive August concert at Central School. At this time Teresa Stich, Wallace Wagner, and Ivan Veli- kanoif were guest soloists, accompanied by Madeline Buell. With the coming of Septem- FRESHMAN AND SOPHOMORE GLEE CLUB ill 'll Vice-president Nan Parsons Treasurer Beverly Blctsette 5 . Manager Anthony Bazzano Assistant Manager William Hutton -if 0 Y lst Row L to R: L. Edwards, E. Calkins, R. DiCara, G. Iohn, T. Mazzei, B. Dings, T. Nielson, I. Bajorin, E. Fairhart, M. Gayer, C. King, P. Altschuler, I. Hayes. 2nd row L to R: A. Santoro, B. Reilly, R. Schnier, I. Brooks, L. Fratini, M. Mollica, M. DiCara, I. Reidy, R. Larson, I. Coffey, N. Andrews, I. Pustinger, L. Meyer, S. Van Buskirk, M. Hall, E. Suydam, F. Shaker, R. Stewart, A. Sullivan, Miss Sonier ladvisorl. 3rd row L to R: B. Fay, E. Huften, A. Brousseau, E. Diulio, R. Catinelli, M. Santoro, H. LaGamba, E. Russo, R. DiSilvestro, D. Anstett, F. Green, P. Holmes, B. Burg, D. Halsted, I. Burwell, B. Barnard, L. Dietlin, L. Beau- cloin, I. Dwyer. 4th row L to R: B. Simons, P. Caine, A. Ferris, I. Head, B. Aube, M. Richards, B. Caso, I. Stankiewicz, S. Church, E. Gaber, A. Kenney, M. Lund- Librarian Priscilla Ramsay Assistant Librarian Thelma Nielson Scribe Norma Swanson berg, I. Kittredge, L. Yarmoshuk, R. Iasmin, B. Spranzo, M. Nix. G I R L S. E N S E M B B O Y S. Q U A R T E T L lst row L to R: M. Mollica, B. Dings, I. Pustinger, L, Meyer, B. Reilly, T. Mazzei. 2nd row L to R: N. Andrews, S. VanBuskirk, I. Reidy, I. Dwyer, E I. Brooks. 3rd row L to R: W. Newett, I. Pequignot, D. Marshall, R. Nichols. ber and the opening ot school the number of enthusiastic members increased. Tryouts were held, and from 125 students, 86 were chosen as regular members ot the Glee Club. The annual Parents' Night program was held in November with both glee clubs participat- ing. At this program recordings were made and later "played back" to the audience. The Christmas Concert presented two alumni as soloists: Frank Scimonelli, cornetist, and Wallace Wagner, tenor. Following the concert a Christmas party was held in the gymnasium. Later, the carolers made their usual tour of the town in an "open-air taxi" despite falling snow- ilalces. 5? -,iw if E., ...M if lst row L to R: Miss Lawton ladvisorl, l. Grivalsky, G. Roraback, D. Riiska, C. Weigold, E. Huften, I. Marek, V. Sampson, B. DuBourg, Miss Matteson ladvisorl. 2nd row L to R: L. Fratini, G. Nichols, M. Spring, I, Sartirana, R. DiSilvestro, E. Russo, P, Beecher, C. Sylver- ' R: G K M McCarth , A. lack- nale, A. Dorizzi, M. Bouchez, E. Wabrek. 3rd row L to . aram, . y son, A. Iudson, I. Iohnston, A. Green, B. Manchester, l. Duilio. FUTURE HOIVIEMAKERS OF AMERICA During the first quarter of the year the mem- bers of the Future Homemakers of America planned and carried through a very successful Christmas Bazaar. Other programs during the year included guest speakers, demonstrations, handicraft projects, and programs to extend the meaning of a homemaker in the F. H. A. club and in the home. , In November the officers attended, in Hart- ford, the annual State Leadership Training Con- ference of the Future Homemakers of America. Later, in May, all the members attended the state Future I-lomemakers' meeting. : THE OFFICERS State Treasurer .... . . President ...... Vice-president . . . Secretary .... Treasurer . .. Reporter .... ........... . Gladys Roraback . . . Dorothy Riiska .. Catherine Weigold Virginia Sampson , . . . . . Elaine Huften Dorothy Riiska Advisors .... . . . Miss Agnes Matteson, Miss Suzanne Lawton T 1-1 I THE OFFICERS President William Benbow Vice-president Charles Dietlin Secretary Alfred Dombrowski Program Committee Frank Tiffany lack Lawrence Sergeant-at-Arms Iean Decsi L. to R: C. Lattimer, M. Klein, I. Burg, A. DiMauro, D. Brower, F. Nichols, A. Del Nero, I. Morgan, R. Warner, H. Duyser, S. Lundberg, l. Kenney, C. Nix, Mr. Atwood Cadvisorl. SCIENCE CLUB With the entrance oi fall atmosphere and a new school term the Science Club opened its first meeting. Although a summer vacation had intervened since a previous meeting, a very real interest was evident. Later many new members, both boys and girls, were admitted 'nto the club, which met each Wednesday in he Lecture Room. ln lanuary new officers were elected for the year. Because oi the resignation of Ianet Sey- mour, chairman ot the program committee, Caroline Nix was elected to take her place with an assistant, Ioseph Monyak. The purpose ot the Science Club is to pro- mote interest in all fields of science and to ex- tend the knowledge of its members in this iield. L. to R: C. Plante, I. Stavnitsky, E. Iohnson, A. Dombrowski, F. Tiffany, I. Decsi, N. Blanchard, C. Dietlin, W. Benbow, A. Durst, I. Monyak, Mr. Atwood Cadvisorl. 53 THE CAMERA CLUB THE OFFICERS Student advisor Charles Useiorge President Carl Bergmann Vice-president Thomas Atkins Secretary Nancy Suydarn Reporter Anita Rubdie The Camera Club provides an opportunity for all its members to become acquainted with not only the taking ot pictures but also the de- veloping and printing, which are carried out in the newly equipped darkroom. Because only very little can be accomplished in one club period, the group has met each week this year tor an extra hour of work after school. Although the club has been in existence only three years, it has become well established and is now mak- ing plans tozpurchase an enlarger. Before tak- ing this step, however, the members are plan- ning a trip to the ottice of The Hartford Courant in order to receive more knowledge in the use ot enlargers. At present the club expects to participate in The National Photography Con- test, which is to be held in May. THE OFFICERS SGCTSTUFY Presidem Irene Rebillard Wiinqm Wilcox Treasurer . . Richard Warner Vice-president - Beverly Blasette Advlsor Miss Swanson Although we did not reach our goal of lUOr7O and jumper dresses for girls from three to eight- membership in the junior Red Cross in all rooms, we did have IUUZ in several. At present three projects are being carried out for the benefit oi the lunior Bed Cross. First, sophomore, junior, and senior girls of the Home- making Department, under the direction ot Miss Matteson and Miss Lawton, are making skirts een years ot age. Second, Mrs. Scotts Spanish Club is making an album describing Winsted and the Gilbert School. This album will be sent to Spain, and in return, the club will receive an album from Spain. Third, under Mr, Mead's direction the boys in the Mechanic Arts Course are making game boards such as those used for Cribbage and chinese checkers. THE OFFICERS Mildred Lambertson 1-l .. , Secretary Bernice Sanderson President Treasurer Dolores AU'1iQO Margie Pfaefflin Vice-president Repo,-fer lane McCarthy LAS ESPANOLAS Las Espanolas, restricted to Spanish students, has as its chief purpose to become better ac- quainted with Spain and our South American neighbors. This aim is accomplished by vari- ous projects selected by the members. Early in the year the students completed a set of drawings depicting scenes of South America. These views are now on the Walls of the Spanish classroom. At present the mem- bers are Working on a Red Cross International Album to be sent to Spain. This will contain letters to Spanish students, drawings of Win- sted, and descriptions of our customs and in- dustries. In exchange We shall receive a similar Spanish album. Other activities have included corresponding with Spanish students abroad, singing of Span- ish songs, listening to Spanish records, and the conducting of a chapel program on Pan-Ameri- can Day. Secretary Herbert Langill THE OFFICERS Treasurer President Nina Andrews Christian Iauch Scribe Vice-president Rita Schnier Paul Haynes Advisor Mr. Mead THE ART CLUB Every Friday afternoon informal classes of the Art Club meet for approximately three hours. During this time members, under the direction of Mr. Mead, faculty advisor, concen- trate upon the phase of art which especially interests them. The result is that the members now have a sizeable stock of materials includ- ing oils, Water colors, pastels, tempera, char- coal, clay, colored inks, crayons, and various types of paper and pencils. In the future the group plans to do Iunior Red Cross Work and go on severalltield trips in order to paint land- scapes. ln this way it is hoped that individuals will discover special talents which they possess. lt is Mr. Mead's hope that art will some day become a definite, integrated part of the cur- 55 riculurn at Gilbert. George Mangione Henry Coleman J-'r-1 THE OFFICERS Reporter Presldenl Conrad Rouillard Chester Drinkwine Advisor Vice-president Mn Moore T MACHINE SHOP CLUB The Machine Shop Club offers the students ot the Mechanics Arts Course a chance to take part in group discussion, listen to talks by Mr. Moore, and work on such machines as lathes, shapers, milling machines, and grinders. With the advancing age oi machines many interesting developments are brought out. Dis- cussions consist ot new ideas about machines which companies are making throughout the United States. At meetings the members work on individual projects such as thread-cutting, gear-cutting, taper-turning, and many other constructive operations. The Machine Shop Club has become one of the most popular clubs in the school, and the boys who have joined, realizing how important the knowledge of modern machinery is, are eager to become more skilled in this held. THE OFFICERS V Secretary-Treasurer George Zuchegna President Reporter Robert lacquief Donald Phillips Vice-president Advisor FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA The important purposes of the Future Farmers ot America are to develop leadership, promote co-operation, foster good citizenship, and im- prove agricultural methods. As a national or- ganization, this club is composed oi boys study- ing vocational agriculture. Throughout the United States, the island of Puerto Rico, and the territory of Hawaii the Future Farmers has be- come a growing organization. Four degrees of active membership exist. They are "Green Hand," "Chapter Farmer," "State Farmer," and "American Farmer." Advancement through these degrees is based on achievement in vo- cational agriculture and progressive establish- ment in farming, National headquarters are located at the Agricultural Education Service ot the U. S. Ot- tice of Education, and at the present the EEA. has an annual National Convention held in Kansas City, Missouri. The EEA. is recognized as the largest farm- boy organization in the world. Mr. Coleman THE OFFICERS President S Beverly Blasette ergeantqt-mms . . Bernice Sanderson Vice-president . Advisors Shirley Iohnson Miss Field Secretary Marjorie Pfaettliir Treasurer Catherine Head Miss Caron THE OFFICERS TRI-Y The Tri-Y, organized in 1935, began its an- nual duties by meeting on the first week in Sep- tember to formulate plans for the year, and regular meetings have followed. These begin with the pledge, "We, the girls of the Tri-Y, promise to create, maintain, and extend throughout the school and community high standards of Christian conduct' To raise money for the Y.M.C.A. Building Fund the club this year put on two dances which proved successful as social highlights. Later, two food sales helped in the cause. For its own enjoyment the group has had an able entertainment committee, which kept the members interested by sponsoring swimming meets and socials. In the early fall and late spring pledging also added much to the enjoy- ment of the members. amm- President 512235252015 Ioseph Banzano Sergeant-at-arms Vggflllpxgijijsnt Ralph Runnell Secretary Advisor Paul Shapiro HI-Y The Winsted Chapter of the Hi-Y was reor- ganized in l934 through the efforts of Robert Burr, Carl Scofield, joseph Burns, and Roy La Montagne. The clubs' activities have varied through the years. Previously, the club held suppers, presented motion pictures, and spon- sored vocational talks given to the club mem- bers by prominent citizens of Winsted. This year, however, the Hi-Y has again been reor- ganized with the result that the old system was discarded and a new one installed. New com- mittees were established, and new projects started. We now look to the future Hi-Y for bigger and better things. Meyer Rosansky , rn' fa Y, Qi 5 U4 K" if ,pf "'-N 2-.4 Mi cyfin fy J, bf J 45' Q3 ,gl , v X EQ 'J' NZ. J ' ezwihefflza Z Fl 1-'iff LQ 95" ' j , X Q' ' gg i ,uv Xwkvxxw' I, 7 ij X ' A ' E2 ff, K X E4 y 1 , f 4 Q 'W 1 HY, 1 ,. Y xx V' QQ Xx 1 4 X L, W W I I i QW f Left to Right: First Row: W. Wheeler, G. English, C. Misuraca, I. Gillette, I. Hall, G. Darling, L. Moses. Second Row: Coach Ray Kent, R. Bunnell, D. Stavnitzky, D. Bleuher, D. Royer, D. Marshall, A. Bazzano, A. Dombrowski, C. Dietlin, R. Sears, R. Penn, I. Hayes, I. Bell. Third Row: I. Burg, A. Lamoureaux, F Lambour, I. Scanlon, R. Wilton, R. Iones, W. Herman, I. Ryan, W. Hutton, G. DeMars, P. Borden, I. Aliano, D. Brower. FOOTBALL T he Gilbert School football team, under their new mentor, Coach Roy Kent, shifted from the "T" offensive used the previous year to the "single wing." The Yellowjackets were far more impressive, however, than their record of three wins and five losses show. The schedule of Coach Kent's charges was dotted with the top ranking "B" teams in the state. Gilbert started off in impressive fashion with their 6-O win over always-strong Enfield High, at Enfield. A fast-passing attack, dotted with a few deceptive running plays, countered the win for the Blue and Golders. Gilbert then traveled down state to Darien, deeper in re- serve strength, however, and ran rough shod over the game Kentmen, winning by the one- sided score of 38-6. Gilbert played its first home game of the season against Coach Frank Crisfai's East Haven eleven. With Gilbert playing poor ball, however, the East Havenites opened with an uncanny passing attack that ended in a lZ-O defeat for Gilbert. Lewis, State Class B Cham- pion the previous year, furnished the opposi- tion for Gilbert's next game. After playing a hard fought scoreless first half the tired Gilbert regulars weakened, and the aggressive lads from Southington took advantage of the lack of reserves and scored a terrific 33-0 win. Gil- bert showed a powerful passing machine in the next game as they downed Seymour 19-7, show- ing great offensive strength throughout the game. Gilbert quieted the power-driven Sey- mour offensive with a great defensive show in the waning seconds of the game. Gilbert next defeated a determined Canton High by a 19-7 score with Gilbert's scat backs breaking away for long gains. Gilbert scored quickly and often in the first half and played excellent defensive ball in the second half. She then dropped a hard-fought l3-l loss to an ag- gressive Farmington High as a questionable last minute score. The following week, on a rain-drenched field, the aggressive Yellow- jackets went down to defeat at the hands of Staples High, of Westport, with the score of l3-6. I-F-H71 v - FOOTBALL CFIRST TEAMD Left to Right: Front Row: W. Herman, I. Gilleite, D. Marshall, A. Dombrowski, R. Bunnell I. Alicmo, I. Hayes, Back Row: A. Lcrmourecux, F. Lcrmbour, C, Dietlin, R. Penn. Q ' Q Y1 sohnrw' 10 ,L e The Cdlfw' X Atta YDOY' Han Doc taking it GGSY 6' -l C ---- lst row L to R: I. Marshall, M. Turgeon, G. De Mars, I. Ryan, P. Iulian fManagerJ A. Durant, I. Bender, C. Madott. 2nd row L to R: R. Wilton, I. Lalli, R. Penn, S. Moraski, W. Miller, I. Hayes, M. Danker, N. Kelsey, I. Darcey, I. Gangi, R. Iarvis. 3rd Row L to R: I. Morgan CManagerl, C. Whitman, N. La Gamba, T. Iohnson, R. Carroll, D. Bleuher, W. Hughes, F. Lambour, D. Royer, D. Vaccari, D. Chapin, S. Kozlowski, Mr. Nichols fcoachl, I. La Gamba. BASKETBALL Starting the season with a brillant array of holdovers, Coach Dave Nichol's Gilbert School basketball team took over its tough schedule with much zest and lived up to its advance notices by qualifying for the State CIAC Class B tourney, after completing the regular season of eighteen games. The annual Alumni clash, on Thanksgiving Night, opened the '47-'48 season with a bang. Playing against a far more experienced team, Gilbert led most of the game until the waning minutes, when the old grads surged ahead to win 43-31. As a warm-up to the annual Torrington game, Gilbert eked out a 32-31 victory over a determined Canton High School five then went up against the "Big Red." After dropping be- hind in the first half, Gilbert put on a great sec- ond half drive to rip up the Class A runner. With the score reading 32-30 Torrington stole the ball and froze it for the remaining few sec- onds. Opening relations with Sacred Heart, the storming Yellowjackets stung the Waterburians 45-40 in an overtime win and, following this game, dropped a powerful Seymour team by the score of 50-36. Not taking any chances with another close game, Gilbert drove Canton through the floor with a scintillating 53-19 score but then dropped three straight games, losing to Windsor twice by the score of 5l-50 and 32-30 and dropping the return game with Torrington 58-34. She then stormed back into the win column with a decisive 42-27 victory over dangerous Farming- ton High after which the Nichol's men defeated Searles, the winner of the small high school tourney of Massachusetts, by the very close score of 39-37. Gilbert then dropped a 41-33 loss in a protested game with Watertown High. Immediately, storming Gilbert came charging back to win over Lewis High, of Southington, by 55-36 and then avenging the contest-defeated Watertown 38-22, after holding them scoreless for the entire first period. Gilbert now dropped two: the first, a gruelling defeat at the hands of Farmington High by the score of 50-325 and the next, to a game Lewis High 46-41. Gilbert finally met East Haven High at the Payne Whitney Gymnasium, New Haven, in the Class B playdown, and although going down to defeat, she gave a good account of herself. East Haven scored on three finish bas- kets with about 2 minutes left in which to win 45-38. PW I I I l I S .Q- J fur' dal ' 3 wa .ft 4 Li fy' U a in in J WE? yy . I avi Fi 5 f 2 'R 5 Y g fx -L, is Q Q ' Q sim X :L Q , 4 EE +5ai 2: f J ,xl as. .A . + w, bg, , 1, Y 'M ,ii :Q B fl' f- ' "' , gui S V. ,,,1,.., V , .2 I I Q it v W' 5 7' El 5 1 'Sq ' fs: ii .3 ki T fi' M ' s H' Y J 9 MI Q L. 6 K 552 "VY Q! Q ai Q si? 2 fy A ' .S 5 LL TIXAQ . -W 1 ,," 4 K ., f Q 3 - J" ' If A 52 M , . R , at Yqrif.. lst row L to R: B. Reilly, S. Pinney, L. Meyer. 2nd row L to R: P. Ramsay, B. Dings, I. Pustinger, I. Decsi. CHEERLEADERS The aim of the Gilbert School cheerleaders is to promote school spirit and to organize a bus for out-of-town games. As in previous seasons, this has again been a very successful year, Under the capable di- rection ot Miss Doris Field, faculty advisor, We have been fortunate in securing a bus for the cheerleaders with the result that each game has been Well backed by a good school spirit. The group is comprised of seven girls: Bar- bara Reilly, Lois Meyer, Betty Dings, leanne Pustinger, Sylvia Pinney, Sub-captain lean Decsi, and Captain Beverly Kittredge. -WW, -7-uf 66 l THE OFFICERS Secretary President Ioseph Lalli Charles Bouchez Treasurer Vice-president Ralph Sears Iohn Hayes VARSITY CLUB The old Gilbert Varsity Club was revived this year with Coach Roy Kent as faculty advisor and with the aim of furthering athletics at Gil- bert. Since starting, the boys have shown movies and have had for speakers at their meetings some of the top men in sports. The club, formed by the lettermen of the school, is now trying to promote comradeship and a friendly relationship among the boys, not only of Gilbert but also of other communities. As a result of this aim, several of the club of! ficers have sent out letters to similar organiza- tions in other schools throughout the state, and with the information thus gained the fellows have welded a strong and firm club. They have, moreover, been instrumental in putting into some kind of athletic field boys who were not engaged in varsity athletics. From some of these lads will come the material for next year's varsity. The boys will have many other good deeds to account for on future dates when funds are raised for the purpose of rewarding the ath- letes. With more fellows winning their "G's" new members will be added to strengthen this ever-popular club THE OFFICERS , President Ralph Sears Vice-president Ianet Koop Secretary Priscilla Ramsay Treasurer Charles Dietlin Faculty athletic manager Mr. Atwood ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION The Gilbert School Athletic Association is an organization with the purpose of giving student support to all athletic activities in the school, especially to football, basketball, and baseball, The annual drive in the fall usually secures IOUVO membership of students and teachers. Athough the membership fee is a small one, over S300 was collected this year, This sum was used to help defray expenses of the various teams representing Gilbert. Officers are elected by the student body in the late spring of each year. For the past year the association has been headed by the follow- 67 ing officers: SENIOR TOPMOST Happy-go-lucky . ..................,......... ..., G loria Pandolfo Wolf ............. . . ....,..... Bill Newett Giggler . . . ,.......,. ,. , Millie Lambertson Athletes .... ,... I anet Koop and Neil Kelsey Sleepiest . . . .,.ii..... .. ..,...,i Bob Barton Ambitious .... .... P hyllis Blais and Bob Iacquier Reckless . . . . . .....,...... Marcia Sickmund Gossipers .... . , , Millie Avery and Harold Didsbury Man Hater . ........,,..... Catherine Weigold Woman Hater .... ......... . . ...... Ralph Bunnell Wit .........,,. ,... I ohn Brady and Norma Burke Nervy .... . .......,...,,. lane Kenney Laziest , ,... .................. . .. Iohn Hayes Heartbreakers .... ..., B ev Blasette and Ralph Sears Sophisticated .. ....,,......... Dolores Amigo Quibbler ...., ......,....... f . . , Bob Colbourne Neatest . . .... Anne Di Vita and lack Sjogren Dressers .... ,r... M ary Corsi and Paul Shapiro Talented ....... .... L aura Nader and Russell Nichols Absentminded . . . ,......r,,...,....r. . Dick Hall Wolverine ..... .... E ddice Ramsay Handsome .... ...., B ill Benbow Pessimist . . . .,.. Al Dombrowski Moaner .. Doc Herman Nervy . ..... ..,. S tan Moraski Conceited .... .... S teve Eddy Key to Pages 42 43 44-Senior Topmost 70 Iohn Hayes THE OFFICERS President Ralph Sears Vice-president lanet Koop S 4 neg THE OFFICERS Secretary President Ioseph I-,qlli Charles Bouchez Treasurer Vice-president Ralph Sears VARSITY CLUB The old Gilbert Varsity Club was revived this year with Coach Roy Kent as faculty advisor and with the aim of furthering athletics at Gil- bert. Since starting, the boys have shown movies and have had for speakers at their meetings some of the top men in sports, The club, formed by the lettermen of the school, is now trying to promote comradeship and a friendly relationship among the boys, not only of Gilbert but also of other communities. As a result of this aim, several of the club of- ficers have sent out letters to similar organiza- tions in other schools throughout the state, and with the information thus gained the fellows have welded a strong and firm club. They have, moreover, been instrumental in putting into some kind of athletic field boys who were not engaged in varsity athletics. From some of these lads will come the material for next year's varsity. The boys will have many other good deeds to account for on future dates when funds are raised for the purpose of rewarding the ath- letes. With more fellows winning their "G's" new members will be added to strengthen this everfpopular club Secretary Priscilla Ramsay Treasurer Charles Dietlin Faculty athletic manager Mr, Atwood ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION The Gilbert School Athletic Association is an organization with the purpose of giving student support to all athletic activities in the school, especially to football, basketball, and baseball. The annual drive in the fall usually secures lUUf7O membership of students and teachers. Athough the membership fee is a small one, over S300 was collected this year. This sum was used to help defray expenses of the various teams representing Gilbert. Officers are elected by the student body in the late spring of each year. For the past year the association has been headed by the follow- ing officers: 67 , ? 4, A A sk Alofcl 71 51750 3 71e aff Of mf 'Sz Q. MNA! 1, if' lim? 4- h.-,.- Afif itil, 9654? I - QE? 00046 :L-icefdL 'X5' fa.'fczL," 4 ff? U' ,L 441136 He fzz-sv' dyaiagf 01, F4462 ff 3.71 !f7y0uJfu fraaajvwaf Q fle - 4!aLraw ' P ffani? -fffcf A , ' ' ' .Dora 'Z' Www 4 5, fab Ib fo la.wcQfYo.1,C ! if-S' WW L Maw---,f All , ., ., -.1--f 1- - x F 1,,,,,k le. L Q54 fqawfyow inert, eiahjedf - 1-5,3 1 W " ,"L aff? Oafr' wa- ., W. ,wwmii i Q I 4737 l?f?Ifl'gl'0U. an . . ? ffff S Q16 aah A' J dthffiadf Er.. . SENIOR TOPMOST Happy-go-lucky . ....................,....... .... 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