Gilbertsville Central High School - Valley Memoirs Yearbook (Gilbertsville, NY)
- Class of 1955
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We, as the fifty-ninth class to graduate
from Gilbertsville High School wish to
dedicate our Annual, with pride and sin-
cerity, to the first graduates of the
Academy, Mrs. Lynn Deitz and Mr. Walter
Cope. Their faithful service and loyalty
to the community will long be remembered
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Assistant Editor Roberta Musson
Sports Editor - William Slaughter
Art Editor - Barbara Swart
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Typists Sherry Palmer,
Activities -Beverly Keene,
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Board O Educafzon
First Row John G11bert, Joseph Keene, Mrs Helen Brown
Second Row Verner Lent, Stanley W11ber, George Tobey
Mr. Addison Sm1th
Miss Luella Van Dusen
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Flrst Row Mrs Whybrew, Mrs Yager, Mrs Whitman
Second Row Mrs Vincent, Mrs Musson, Mrs Rogers, Mrs Warren
FiI'Sf ROW: HPS. Shaw, Hr. Souders, Mr. Smith, Mr. Seaman, Mrs. Smith
Second Row: Mr. Tarbell, Mr. Hughes, Mr. Hamilton, Hr. Hay, Mrs, Fitch
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The class of '55 started out their high school career with twenty
members and elected the following officers early in the school year:
President William Slaughter
Vice President John Birdsall
Secretary Lucy Murphy
Treasurer Ann Holden
Mr. Smith and Mrs. Shaw were chosen as advisors.
We put on two bake sales and sponsored the movie 'Red Badge of
Courage.' With the Juniors and Sophomores we helped put on the three
one-act plays by producing 'Teacher's Pet,' a schoolroom farce, under
the able direction of Mr. Smith. On the night of May 29th, we sponsored
the Frosh Hop.
This year the sophomore class elected the following officers:
President Margaret Seaman
Vice President Beatrice Pike
Secretary Roberta Musson
Treasurer John Stensland
Student Council Sylvia Hunt, William Slaughter
We gained one new member, Ann Haggerty from Otego.
We sponsored a movie, bake sale, dance, and a one-act play, 'The
Bigger and Better Babies Contest,' under the excellent direction of Mr.
Burton. All these eventsgreatly contributed to our treasury.
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The Junior Class elected the following officers:
President Ann Holden
Vice President Beatrice Pike
Secretary Roberta Musson
Treasurer Margaret Seaman
Sylvia Hunt and William Slaughter were chosen to represent our class
in the Student Council Mrs Fitch and Mr Curtis were our advisors
During this year we sponsored a movie, bake sale, carnival, dance and
play under the able direction of Mrs Fitch
We started the most important year with sixteen members in our class
Our officers this year were
President Sylvia Hunt
Vice President John Rowe
Secretary Margaret Seaman
Treasurer John Birdsall
Our Student Council representatives were Ann Holden and William
Slaughter Our advisors were Mrs Smith and Mr Hamilton
During this year we sponsored the movie 'Quo Vhd1S,' a dance, a pork
supper, sold candy, magazines, Christmas cards and stationery All of this
greatly added to our treasury and thus made it possible for us to take our
Senior trip to Washington
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Sylvia A Hunt
With a personality as
bright as her hair
when you need a friend,
Suzie is there
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Margaret R Seaman
Our gal Peggy is very
alert For in the class
she's done fine work
Her reliable friend
ship and cheerful smile
will rema1n in our hearts
for a 1ong,1ong wh11e
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John S Rowe
Don't be m1s1ed, he
seems so quiet, but
when he's w1th his
friends he is a F10t
Ann H Holden
Ann the gayest one she
is always full of un
but from our school
years we know, she has
kept the guys on the go
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John G Birdsall
John,the 'Romeo f the
class ,pursues every
lucky lass and 1f he
gets her on the hook,
he'l1 mark her down in
h1S little black book
Roberta L Musson
Robbie, our soc1ety
dame,hopes someday to
achleve great fame
Also to snare a honey
who's rolling in lots
Sherry D Palmer
I could be better if I
would but it's awfully
lonesome being good
Ann E Haggerty
Though Ann is only
half pint s1ze she
still tries to chase
all the guys he
sez, 'chasing is so
much fun,I hope never
to catch one
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Beatrice A Pike
Beatrice used to be our
quiet girl, but lately
she seems to be in a
whirl What caused this
change? Our answer
have ready, for we all
know it's none other than
Janice R Decker
Now here is Janis, with lots
of pluck,who gets out of mis
chief just by luck Her laugh
ing 15 p1easant,her giggling
sin, but somehow her actions
attract all the men
Marian R Hiller
Marian is the quiet type,
Seldom is she known to
gripe Her talent for
homemaking is surpreme
high is she in everyone's
John C Stensland
A Joke, a smile for every
one meet John and you meet
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William H Slaughter
Bill is happy go lucky all
'11 succeed in every way
Beverly L Keene
Bev the redhead 5'2'
the shortest of our crew,
but when it comes to the
cheerlng squad, she's the
one to lead the mob
Barbara A Swart
Barbara is tall and slender
of form, least of her dreams
is to be in a girls' dorm
Like most girls she has a
gentleman friend, to him
our Barbara, we may have
Glen E Foster
Glen 15 our mechanic, tall
and slim, no task seems to
bother h1m He's been i
plays and athletlcs too
and h1S fF1ehdS are man
his enemies few
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Mrs Cecil Smith
Mrs Smith, our adv1sor so
sweet and gay, has helped
us immensely along the way
We shall remember her
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Mr John H Hamllton
Our advisor, tall and
Is full of fun and very
We are entranced by h1s
New England ways,
He's added sp1ce to ur
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Class Pres1dent 4, Band 1,
All State 3,4, Band Treasurer 3
Pep Band l,2,3,4, Chorus 1,2 NY
SHA 1,2,3 4, Area Fest1va1 1 2,3 4
Band Comm ttee 4, Student Counc11
2,3, Driver Tra1n1ng 3 4 H N1c
Nacs l,2,3,4 Sect and Treas 3
President 4, 4 H Dairy Club 1 2 3
Vice President 3, Cheerleader l 2,3
FHA 3,43 FFA Sweetheart 3g Piano
Accompanist l,2,3,4g 'Teacher's
Pet' lg 'Bigger and Better Babies
Contest' 2, 'The Ghost of Punkin
FFA l,2,3,4g FFA Treasurer 35 Driver
Training 4, 'The Ghost of Punkin Holler
FHA l,2,3,4g FHA Secretary lg Chorus
1,2, 'Bigger and Better Babies Con-
test' 2g Driver Training 33 4-H 1,2
Band 1,2,3,4, Area Festival l,2,3 4
NYSSMA 1,2,3,4, County Festival l,2,3,4,
C orus 1 2 4 H l,2,3,4, All State 2 3,4,
Class President 2, 4 H Assistant Leader
3 'Teacher's Pet' 1, Cheerleading l,2,3
Chorus Sec and Treas 2 'Bigger and
Better Babies Contest' 2, Class Treasurer
3 Ground Observer 3, 'The Ghost of Pun
k n Holler' 3, Class Secretary 4 'Sophie
From Sandysville' 43 Editor of Annual 4'
Pep Band 1 2,3g Pep Band Conductor 43
Driver Tralnlng 4, 4-H Student Council 4g
Band Committee 4
Basketball l,2,3,4g Baseball 1,2,3,4g
Football 1,2,4g Dr1ver training 3,
FFA l,2,3,4g County FFA Reporter 43
Chef's Club 33 Chorus 33 All Star
Basketball 3g Class Treasurer 43
Volleyball Tournament 33 'Teacher's
Pet' lg 'Bigger and Better Babies
Contest' 23 'The Ghost of Punkin
Holler' 33 'Sophie from Sandysville' 4
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Dairy Club President 1, News Reporter 2
Treasurer 4, 4 H Nic Nacs 1 2,3 4 Nic
Nacs Vice President 4, 4 H tudent
Council 4, B nd l,2,3,4, Chorus 1,2
Pep Band 1,2, County Festival l,2,3
Area Festival l,2,3,4, NYSSMA 1,2 3,4
All State 2,3,4, Cheerleading l,2,3
Tw1rler l,2,3,4, Hajorette 4, 'Teach
er's Pet' 1 'Bigger and Better Babies
Contest' 2, The Ghost of Punkin H01
ler'3, Ass Ed1tor of Annual 4, Band
Secretary 3, Band President 4, Driv
er Tra1ning 3 Ground Observer 3
Band Committee 4
Chorus 1, NYSSMA 1, F1ve School Fes
tival 1,2 Band 1,2 Annual Staff 4
Pep Band 1,2 FHA l,2,3,4, FHA Pres
ident 3, School Paper 4, Driver
Training 3 'B1gger and Better
Bab1es Contest' 2 'The Ghost of Pun
kin Holler' 3 'Soph1e From Sandys
ball 1,2,3,4, Class President 2, Student
Council 3,4, Student Council President 4
'Teacher's Pet'l, Boys Chorus 3 Chef's
Club 3, 'B1gger and Better Babies Con
test' 2 'The Ghost of Punkin Holler
Driver Training 3, Ground Observer 3
Vo1leyBa11 Tournament 3, Sports Editor
of Annual 4 'Soph1e from Sandysville
Five School Festival 3
Otego Class Treasurer l, Intra
murals 1, Chorus 1
Gilbertsville Cheerlead1ng l,2,3 4
Cheerlead1ng Capta1n 3 FHA l,2,3,
FHA Vice President 3, 'Bigger and
Better Babies Contest' 2, Ground Ob
server 3, Dr1ver Training 3, Chorus 1
Chorus l,2,4, FHA l,2,3,4, 4 H 1,
Drivers Train1ng 3, Ground Observer 3
'Bigger and Better Babies Contest' 2
Barbara Swar t
Band l,2,3 Chorus 1,2, NYSSMA 1,2, ,
Pep Band l,2,3, Five School Fes
tival 1,2 3 Annual Staff 4, Cheer
leader l,2,3,4, FHA 3,4, Drivers
Training 4, 'Teacher's Pet 1, 'Big
ger and Better Babies Contest' 2
'The Ghost of Punkin Holler' 3, School
Newspaper 2,3, 4 H Nic Nacs l,2,3,
News Reporter 3, Treasurer 3, Dairy
Club 1,2,3,4, President 4, News Re
porter 3, Treasurer 2, Secretary 1
4 H Student Council 2 3,4, 4 H lea
der 3,4, Girls Club 2,3,4, Jr Dairy
Club Leader 3,4, Ground Observer 3
Class Treasurer 1, President 3, Student
Counc1l Vice President 4, Band l,2,3 4,
Chorus 1,2, Annual Staff 4, County
Music Festival 1,2,3,4, All State 2,
NYSSMA l,2,3,4, Band Vice President
4 H 1 Cheerleader l,2,3 4, Varsity
Captain 4, Pep Band 1,2, ,4, Five
School Festival l,2,3,4, FFA Sweet
heart 2, 'Teacher s Pet' 1 'Bigger
and Better Bab1es Contest' 2 'The
Ghost of Punkin Holler ' 3 'Sophie
from Sandysville' 4 Driver Training 4
Class Treasurer 2, Student Counc1l 1
Basketball l,2,3,4, Valley Ball 4 Foot
ball l,2,4, Baseball l,2,4, FFA 2,3,4
FFA Treasurer 4 4 H 1,2, Driver Train
ing 3 'Teacherss Pet' 1 'Bigger and
Better Bab1es Contest' 2 'The Ghost
of Punkin Holler' 3
Chorus 1,2 Class Vice Pres1dent 2,3
FHA 3,4, FHA Secretary 3 Driver Train
ing 3, School Paper 4, Annual Staff 4
'Teacher's Pet 1, 'Bigger and Better
Bab1es Contest 2, 'The Ghost of Punkin
FFA 2,3,4 'Hold Everything' l,'Big
ger and Better Babies Contest' 2
'The Ghost of Punkin Holler' 3, Base
ball 1,2, Basketball l,2,3, Foot
ball l,2,4, Band l,2,3, Driver
Band l,2,3 Chorus 1,2, Art Editor of An
'mal 4, NYSSHA l,2,3, Cheerleading 1 Pe
Band l,2,3, Five School Fest1val 1,2 3
CD FHA 3,4, FHA Treasurer 3 'Bigger and
Better Bab1es Contest' 2, Driver Training 4 ",Ja
Teacher's Pet 1 School N 4 5
manship Award 4' ewspaper ' ales
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WE, the Senior Class
Gilbertsville an thr County of Otsego
,md 53,136 of New York bang of sound mmd md memory do make
publzsh mul dw-lmr ilusnuv last zn mmmer fdlowmg that
w Nfgy We will Peggy Haggerty lots of 'lilies
We will Marilyn Lilley a guy named 'Joe
Marian Miller leaves her quiet temper to Donna Smith
Janice Decker leaves Leona W1ld her car so Leona can get to Oneonta
whenever it runs
Bill Slaughter leaves his loud voice to Lillie Miller so she may be
heard from one end of the hall to the other
We will Darthy Jones a box of tacks
Beverly Keene wills Carol Butenhoff
The Seniors leave Joel Slaughter an
Sylvia Hunt leaves Joanne Faber her
Peggy Seaman wills Jane Christian h
for next year
her red hair to attract men like
athletic team to go with his
prowess to catch the 'thunderer
er corny jokes
The Seniors will Shirley Porter all the answers to get through school
Sherry Palmer wills Jane Christian the honor to do all the dirty work
on the yearbook next year
Robbie Musson wills Beverly Bedient a dozen ushers for the Palace
Theater next year That enough, Bev?
We will Jim Teed someone else to laugh at his dry jokes
The Seniors will Hugh Canham a slow physics class next year so he, too
can become one of the 'brain' Seniors
We will Mr Souders an American History Class who knows that their
parents weren't born during the American Revolution
We will Mrs Shaw two fur coats so she will be warm in school next
We will Mr Smith a student body which will 'clam up' when they
hear the words, 'Attention, please
We will Mr Tarbell a Band Committee that sets a good example for
the other band members
We will Mr Hughes a new car which has extra width between the
drivers Seat and the wheel
We will Mr Seaman an intelligent Chemistry Class which knows the
difference between a hydronium and a deautonium ion
We w11l Mrs Smith a Senior Class which is 'loaded' with money
We will Mrs Harris the ab11ity to learn the rules of the Faculty
We will Mr Hamilton students who say haven't 1nstead of ain't
We will Mr Hay a Senior Class to up hold the dutiesof gettlng to
their homeroom on time in the morning, noon and night.
To the Juniors, we will our left-over ambition.
To the Sophomores, which in Greek means 'the wise fools,' we leave
the Seniors' left-over romances to pep them up.
To the Freshmem, the Seniors bequeath their charming and magnetic
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John Stensland leaves Duane Moore a sense of humor enjoyed by all.
Janice De cker
Bea trice P ike
Being with Bob
Piano organ teacher
Of f ice Worker
Sells used ponies tails
Stock car racer
Supreme Cou t Judge
Interviews sports heroes
Wife of a Veteran
Destruction of Civi11zation
Hairdresser for T V Stars
Afrlcan Game Hunter
Barbara Swar t
Glen's P1ano Tuner
T V Cooking School
Home Ec Teacher
We advise Jim Teed to start moving in on Darthy
We advise 'Dainty' Moore to get back 1U training next year when the Senior boys
won't be around to carry the load
'Jane' Bedient to talk to 'Tarzen' on the sidewalks instead of in the
Joanne Faber to quit ram ing around on a tractor
Lillie Miller to stick to her man
Darthy Jones to hit the books by 'Jiminyl'
Hugh Canham to go 'over the hill,' and sing carols
Carol Butenhoff to pick on somebody her own size
Peg Haggerty to 'look before she leaps '
Leona Wild to quit burn1ng up the road between Maple Grove and
Elinor Musson to remember the saying, 'If at first you don't succeed
try try again '
We advise Marilyn Lilley to remember that her actions speak louder than words
We adv1se Jane Chr1st1an to find somebody else to pick on for the Senior boys
will be gone next year
We advise Donna Smith to become a lawyer to put her law intelligence to work
We the 'High and the M1ghty' Senior Class advise the Junior Class to buckle
down and make as good a 'record' as we did It w11l be hardi'
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President Joel P Slaughter
Vice President Margaret Haggerty
Secretary Carol Ann Butenhoff
Treasurer Marilyg Lilley
Student Council Hugh Canham,Joanne Faber
Advisors Mr Hay, Mrs Fitch
Our class gained two new members this fall, Hugh Canham and Shirley Porter, bringing
our total to sixteen Although there are 12 gig-15 and but 4 boys, the boys hold their
The class is working extra hard this year in order to build up the treasury to in
sure a successful senior trip next year During the year we have held a Junior Carni
val, sponsored a movie and a dance and we are planning a Junior Prom to be held toward
the end of the school year We also participated in a One Act Play and are planning
We thank our advisors, Mrs Fitch and Mrs Hay for their help throughout the year,
which has furthered us along the road of knowledge
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started school this fall with a total of sixteen members We lost
Billy Perkins but we gained Billy Moore Then, in January, Louise Hurlburt
Our Class Officers are
Hr Seaman, Hr
At the Junior Carnival this year we made
In March, we sponsored the movie, 'Pinochio,'
Also in March, we put on a play, 'The True In
about S3 oo an a Bake Sale
which turned out pretty good
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When we came to school in September of 1954, we had lost one member of
our eighth grade class, Leon Ray, and gained a member, Mary Faber We now
have a class consisting of seventeen members
Our class officers are
President Ann Landefeld
Vice President Mary Ellen Murray
Secretary R1chard Breslin
Treasurer Leon Rowe
Student Council David Lawson, laurel Lown
Advisors Mr Hughes, Mr Tarbell
011 January 22 we sponsored a movie 'Living It Up " During the year
the Jun1ors held a carnival We had a booth of basketball shooting 1h
whlch we made a prof1t of S9 45
F1PSt Row, James Carr, Thomas Murphy, Will1am Musson, Michael Brannlck
Second Row Janet Johnson Sandra Sloan, Mary Hurlburt, MaryLou Vanvranken
Marjorie Robinson, Cherylyawson, Martha Musson
Th1rd Row Ruth Christian , Nona Slaughter, Gail Tarbell, Patricia Ray,
Lois Willey Carol Sampson, uonna Livingston, Ida Johnson
Fourthkowg Gordon Brannlck, Richard Foster, Michael Veres, Richard Bean,
Murray Bell, Phllip Lord, Elmer Palmer
First Row Elaine Lawson Jane Faber, Dianne Stark, Janet VanVranken
Sharon Lilley, Barbara Porter Molly Musson, Betty Musson Jean Phetteplace
Second Row Lawrence Stark, John Tobey, Richard Sienkiew1cz, Carol
Stillman, Hilda Edwards, Carol Smith, Anna Fazio, B uce Barber, John Souders,
Raymond Ulm, Dennls Lockwood
Third Row Willlam Hutch1ns, Gene Robinson, Gerald Palmer, Clark Gray,
Morgan Roseboom, Donald Slmmons, David Iamoree, Robert Stearns, Henry Gregory
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F1rst Row Lila Mead, Rose McMullen, Lucille Husson,
B rbara Dunwald, Sharon Lown, June Edsell, Marion Truscott
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Second Row Jimmy Pochy, Susan von Haeseler, Sandra
Keene, Lynda McMullen, Marie Brooks, Cynthia Stark Mary
Ellen Gray, Ann Edwards, Hurial Stillman, Claire Ulm, Charles
Third Row Marvin M h Goor e Wille Jimm Ha ert
Robert Hallenback, Thomasuggzio, Gens Macumbzr, Dongld ggborge,
Dennis Layman, Ronals Rowe, Mrs Warren
First Row Henry Gilbert, Jonathan White, John Stark, Allen Lanoree,
Second Row Patricla Porter, Kathleen Murphy, Donna Wilber, Andrea
Sampson, Beverly VanDusen, Barbara Macumber, Erna Maeumber
Third Row Michael Scofield, Patricia Miller, Betty Livingston, Bonnie
Roseboom, Darla Winne, Anna Mae Burk, Diane Eaton, Lynn Eldred
Fourth Row Mrs Yager, James Tobey, Robert Saunders, Thomas Murray,
Charles Burk, Ray Lee Wilson, Roger Pike, John Hunt
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First Row Melvin Lanfair, Keith Lilley, Anthony
Fazio Robert Loitsch, Gorden Hughes
econd Row Molly Canham, Barbara Carey, Edith Fontanez,
Virgina Layman, Judith Macumber, Catherine Haggerty, Shirley
Post, Linda Satterlee, Molly Husson
Third Row Gary Edwards, Gorden Hresl1n, Barbara Lent,
Pamela Lennox, Shirley Hollenback, Lucy Husson, Wayne Hoag,
Fourth Row Ernest Wh1teman, Bruce Truscott, Ronald
Swift, Henry McAdams, Robert Earl, Harry Head, Gerald Pike,
First Row David B own, Larry Sm1th, Wayne Lilley, Rex
Briscoe, Stanley Wllber, Richard Hurlburt, Larry Hillias
Second Row Susan Souders, Carol Van Dusen, Dolores
Dunwald, Marilyn Happle, Susan Hill, Lorreen Briscoe, Joyce
Barber, Susan Murray, Dona Gilbert
Third Row Gary Sampson, Marion Stillman, Carol Hagge
erty, Margaret Willey, Patricia Sloan, Susan Irwin, Janet
Lent, Lorraine Barber, Kermit Jones
Fourth Row Thomas B annick, James Barber, Henry Ray,
Ronald Miller, Peter Butenhoff, Lyle Eldred, Carl Burk
thur Layman, Robert Lanfair
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First Row David Heers, Gary Sprlngetta Dnnglas TOUGYQ
A1 A ifa stark Laurel o11ber1 Betfy Earl
Gail Th?id'Rog James Borter, Dora Mae'Kerney, Glenda Simmons:
Carol Meuuiien, Carole cor-aes, Judy Scofield, Gafy gmgfg ne
Fourth Row Bruce Hopkins, B111y Wood, Richar S or '
Stephen Yager, David Crotty, Scott Musson, Angelo Hoag
ggggnd Row Roberta Halbert, Linda carey, Joanna Sienkiewic
Third ROW! Brett Gilbert, Richard Crotty, Gerald Porter,
Leonard Wilson, Ronald Butler, Lenford Carey, Tommy Birdsall,
Second Row: Kent Hoyt, James Robinson, Linden Lamoree,
Carolyn Sidaway, Irene Ulm, Dorothy White, Christine Edsell,
Michael Mills, Denver Jones, Paul Van Dusen
First Row: Joan Bell, Ann Tobey, Judy Tarbell, Cheryl
Rowe, Anita Hull, Bonnie Souders, Joanne Dunwald, Betty Keene
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Frank Richards, Elmond Stark
Second Row Sheran Miller, Sandra Pa1mer,L1nda Osborne
Third Row Carl Lindberg, H1chae1 Lamoree,Dona1d Swift,
Absent Joseph Fazio, Sherry Springett,Mitche11 McMullen
Teacher Mrs Vincent
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President - William Slaughter Secretary - Hugh Canham
Vice-President - Ann Holden Treasurer - Joanne Faber
Advisor - Mr. Smith
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First Row: E. Musson, J. Slaughter, J. Birdsall,
D. Lawson, W. Slaughter, G. Foster, G. Smith
Second Row: L. Lobdell, B. Hansen, J. Teed, J.
Stensland, R. Musson, L. Rowe, L. Brink, R. B eslin
Coach: Mr. Frank Souders
After a years absence of football, Gilbertsville was again represented
on the 6-man gridiron. Our players worked hard and with able coaching put
up some fine battles with neighboring school teams which were much enjoyed
by both players and spectators. Next year we hope to send out a squad which
will do even greater honor to our Alma Mater.
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Edward Musson, Duane Moore, James Teed
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Ann Holden, Captain, Ann Haggerty, Robbie Musson
Beverly Keene, Peggy Haggerty, Marilyn Lilley
First Row Dav1d Lawson, Richard Foster, Leon Rowe,
Second Row Mr Souders, William Slaughter, Wayne
Roseboom, Hugh Canham
Front: Sophie Pochy
Back: Mary Ellen Murray, Brenda Winne, Arlene Foster
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Editor Jane Christian Typists Jane Christian, Sherry
Feature Editor Lois Willey Palmer, Beverly Bedient , Beatrice pike
Sports Ed1tor Joel Slaughter Assistants Marilyn Lilley, Mary
Art Edltor Barbara Swart Faber, Margaret Haggerty
Advisor Mrs Smith
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This year the senior band consisted of about forty members. At the
beginning of the year the following officers were elected:
President Roberta Musson Librarians Elaine Lawson
Vice President Ann Holden Gail Tarbell
Secretary Margaret Seaman Quartermasters Martha Musson
Treasurer Donna Smith Betty Lou McReynolds
Social Sec. David Lawson Stage Manager Donald Simmons
A band committee consisting of the first chair musicians and the dir-
ector adopted a system of merits and demerits.
The band performed at the half of the home football games doing spe-
cial formations and playing marches.
The pep band under the direction of Margaret Seaman played at all of
the home basketball games. With the cheerleaders, the pep band arranged
novelty fight songs.
At the Christmas program the band played the following: The Serenade
of Carols, The Christmas Suite and Jingle Bells Mambo.
The four members that were chosen to go to All-State at Stamford were
unable to attend because of hazardous roads. This was a great disappoint-
ment because it was the last opportunity for them to attend.
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First Row: Martha Musson, Gail Tarbell, Barbara Porter, Carol Smith, Elaine
First Row: Martha Musson, Gail Tarbell, Barbara Porter, Carol Smith,
Elaine Lawson, Donna Smith, Elinor Musson, Lois Willey, Sandra Sloan, Brenda
Second Row: Sylvia Hunt, James Carr, Philip Lord, Arlene Foster, Ida
Johnson, Donald Simmons, Jane Christian, Betty Lou McReyno1ds, Donna Livings
ton, William Musson, Sophie Pochy
Third Row: Margaret Seaman, Student Conductor, Nona Slaughter, Richard
Bean, Richard Foster
Head Majorette Roberta Musson
Left to right: Ruth Christian,
Carol Stillman, Carol Smith,
Marjorie Robinson, Martha Musson
Sandra Sloan, Elaine Lawson
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First Row: James Carr, Michael Veres, Thomas
HUPFHY, Richard Bean, John Souders
Second Row: Richard Foster, David Lawson,
William Husson, Clark Grey
Third Row: Duane Moore, Hugh Canham, Gerald
Smith, Richard Breslin, Edward Musson
First'Row: Carol Butenhoff, Donna Smith, Margaret
Haggerty, Beverly Bedient, Beatrice Pike
Second Row: Elinor Husson, Lilly Miller, Marilyn
Lilley, Louise Hurlburt
Third Row: Joanne Faber, Evelyn Gregory, Arlene
Foster, Janis Decker, Sherry Palmer, Ann Haggerty, Sylvia
Hunt, Beverly Keene, Barbara Swart, Betty Wycoff, Mrs. Fitch
Fourth Row: Jane Christian, Lois Osborne, Ascenith
Stark, Marian Miller
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First Row: Elias Van Valkenburg, John Stensland,
John Rowe, Leon Rowe, Mary Wentworth, Leonard Brink
Second Row: Leon Lobdell, David Lawson, Glen
Foster, Raymond Musson, JOhn Birdsall, Hr. Hay
President - Sylvia Hunt L1"fi Secretary - Joanne Faber
Vice-president - Roberta Musson Treasurer - Beverly Keene
News Reporter - Marilyn Lilley
4-H Council Representative - Margaret Seaman
President - Beverly Keene Secretary - Vincent Stark
Vice-president - Sylvia Hunt Treasurer - Roberta Musson
News Reporter - Brenda Winne
4-H Council Representative - Beverly Keene
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As our yearbook goes to press, we are unable to
share with you our experiences of the Senior stay in
Washington On Monday, May 2nd, we leave by bus, in
company with the South New Berlin Senior Class to en
of four days and five nights in the city
looking forward to the trip with much en
and wish to thank all those who have help
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It is with regret that we note
the leaving of Mr Preston and Mr
Seaman from the Educational and
Teachlng fields,respectively Each
served the School Distr1ct
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w11l be grea ly m1SS6d by pup
and Adm1n1stration a11ke
ADIEU AND OUR GRATEFUL THANKS
f1rst 1n our hearts,forever
Pr1ncipal,Mr Smith for his friendship and counsel
Teachers for the1r pat1ence and guidance
Board of Education for the1r part in making our
school a pleasant place to
Custodians for keeping our classrooms orderly
Cafeteria Helpers for all the good food they fur
nlshed thus helplng our brains
The bus drivers for bringing us safely to
Alma Mater everyday
The members of our community for their loyal support of
all our enterprises
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