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Page 97 text:
Left to Right: TOP ROW. T. Baumgardt. R. Njrberg. D. Spencer. S. Evans, T. Clinton. J. Joem, D. McElency, E. Downing, J. Peak; SECOND ROW, B. Drake. S. Cramer. S. Bainter. R. Greene. B. Gregory, R. Jones. G. Gibbs. K. Johnson. T. Berg; THIRD ROW: J. Peterson, D. McKinney, S. Plapp. B. Haney, R. Maitland. R. Jones. H. Schrader. G. Samp; FOURTH ROW: G. Leifheit. G. Baehr, B. Hinshaw, R. McGuire, C. Smith. T. McKay, T. Bridges, M. Broach; FIFTH ROW. Mr. Phillips, T. Cantwell. S. Turney, S. Perkins. J. Moore. R. Manning, L. T. Graham, Mr. Wcibusch; BOTTOM ROW, B. Krumweidc, D. Acona, D. Tresemer, D. Hockison.
Harlem’s H-Club is comprised of boys who have earned major letters for athletic achievements. However, a major letter is only a ticket for admission into the letterman’s club. In order to maintain active membership, athletes are expected to perform certain duties . . . helping with the planning of the Homecoming Dance, ushering at home basketball games, and attending all meetings.
Under the leadership of President Tom McKay, and the other officers, Vice-President, Frank Hon; Secretary-Treasurer, Jay Peterson; and Scrgeant-at-Arms, Richard Maitland, the H-CIub was one of the school’s more active organizations.
The annual H-Club steak fry, attended by all members, as well as faculty advisors, Mr. Phillips, Mr. Wicbusch, Mr. Ostrom, and Mr. Moser, closed the books on a successful athletic year at Harlem.
Page 96 text:
"Thump ... Bull's eye ... Crack .. . Triple ..
These sounds greeted present and prospective members of the '64-'65 G.A.A. season. Volleyball, basketball, swimming, and bowling were the indoor activities substituted as the cold north winds began to blow.
Under supervision of Mrs. Turney, Mrs. Wiebusch. and Miss Griggs, enthusiastic girls increased proficiency and skills as well as displayed the three principal traits of G.A.A.—Character, Good Sportsmanship, and Physical Fitness.
Along with its athletic activities, the G.A.A. also provided a coat check service at each home basketball game.
"Are you going to the G.A.A. Formal Dance?" was the great question heard up and down the halls of Harlem High before the Christmas holiday. Ambitious committee members beautifully decorated the gym so that it truly looked like a "Winter Wonderland.” The girls spent long fun-filled hours in preparation for the highlight of the Christmas season.
When winter gave way to spring, the G.A.A. members got out their golf clubs, tennis rackets, and baseball bats to warm up for the spring events to round out the year's athletic activities.
A mother-daughter banquet was a fitting end for an activity-packed year. The G.A.A. members attended the banquet with a feeling of accomplishment in themselves, and the delighted members stepped forward with pride and enthusiasm to receive awards, earned for their active participation in G.A.A.
Page 98 text:
FIRST ROW: Retina Wright, Sally Hodges, Carol Carroll. Nancy Peterson. Kathy Burkett. Sandy Townsend, Terry Shallcross. SECOND ROW: Don Trese-mcr. Jay Peterson, Bob Haney, Jay Johnson, Al Markunas. Ron Pearson, Steve Evans. Jerry Munson, Stan Tumejr, Ralph Hotchkiss. Bill Thurmond. Ray Empcrcur.
In this modern world, and with our modern way of life, there can be question of the importance of being a well-rounded individual; one who has ample knowledge and can use it, one who can get along well with other people, and one who constantly tries to better himself and gives freely of his time and energy to aid his fellow-man. With the sole purpose of giving recognition to the high school student who is outstanding in these important aspects, the National Honor Society was established in 1921 by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. This society has grown to such an extent that a chapter of it is found in almost every large high school in the United States. Harlem’s Chapter of the National Honor Society was established by Mrs. Dorothy Wood and Mr. Paul E. Mann in the spring of 1951.
Membership in this "honor society” is one of the highest honors that :an be bestowed upon a high school student. Only 5% of the junior class and K)% of the senior class are eligible for membership. Candidates for induction arc carefully considered each year by the members of the high school faculty, and the selection is based on the four fundamental concepts of the National Honor Society; character, leadership, scholarship, and sen-ice. These criteria for membership make it evident that getting superior grades in school does not assure one of membership. Membership must be strived for and is not based on grades alone. Only those students who stand out as leaders in the giving of themselves to the various phases of school life are accorded the honor of membership in National Honor Society.
OFFICERS: Steve Evans. President; Regina Wright. Secretary; Terry Shall-cross, Treasurer; Al Markunas, Vice President.
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