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V In fall we stand in ines THE RIGHT LOCKER is more important than the right teachers. home room, treading what seems to him miles of corridors, walkways and stairs to arrive at a spot he will have trouble finding again. Finally he goes on a tour, conducted by a student council member from spot to spot, building to building. So much bigness to realize, so many new things to stare at! What he sees in this first afternoon at Senior furnishes food for countless com¬ parisons and discussions until Wednesday when he comes back to meet his teachers for the first time. Tuesday offers upperclassmen a chance to renew old friendships, to rush to get registration cards and dash madly for the CLASS PORTRAITS demand a long trek to the gym, our Sundav-best look. T ± HOUGH THE CALENDARS SAY LABOR Day, to sophomores it’s Registration Day at Senior High. With it comes almost every emotion from excited anticipation to fear and a homesickness for friendly, familiar old scenes left behind at junior high. But whether his major feeling is dread, satisfac¬ tion or indifference, each sophomore dusts his share of auditorium seats while he half hears Mr. Routh’s directions and announce¬ ments. Then he follows a guide to his new REGISTRATION is an ordeal for teachers as well as stu¬ dents.
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to remember our days at Senior High. The gab sessions at lunchtime, the hilarity and excitement of parking lot capers, the race to Casey’s or the cafeteria, hours spent in study hall or class room trying valiantly to absorb the boundless information exams and life will demand, the enchantment of the music and romance of a school dance, COMMENCEMENT marks the end of much, the beginning of more. the breathless thrill when that final minute of the game brings the absolutely essential extra points, field trips, class rings, May Day, graduation—all matter in some way, all leave their indelible mark. THROUGH FIELD TRIPS Nature broadens a biology laboratory to include a wider area, opportunities for fresher approach.
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AN UNEXPECTED FIRE DRILL provides a short respite from class, reveals the training and restraint of Senior ' s students. favorite teacher’s line, to stand wearily in the auditorium to get checked out, to stand again endlessly for the most strategic lock¬ ers. These locker lines stretch out from Mr. Johnson’s window for days. By the time they shrink to reasonable proportions, whirligig pictures are being made and there is a continuous stream of subjects to the new gym and back again. Even the weatherman cooperates, and two weeks see the job completed with a minimum of rain- dampened coiffures. By now out-of-town games are drawing bus loads of Whirlie fans on Fridays. And all week long Senior is a bazaar, where varied goods are offered to or urged upon every one, on every side. Most of them yield funds destined to pay for class sections in this 1956 WHIRLIGIG. CLASS PROJECTS to raise Whirligig fund bring oul the best in salesmanship. WARM SCHOOL SPIRIT prevails on out-of-town football trips.
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