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GIRLS LEAGUE BOARD
The Girls League Board is the governing body of the Girls League of which every girl in
high school is a member.
The league has accomplished a great deal this year in encouraging Junior Red Cross work.
It paid the membership fee in that organization for every student in high school and conducted
salvage drives for old silk and nylon hose, records, and old sweaters. It cooperated with the
Junior Red Cross Knitting Club in arousing student interest in knitting blocks for five afghans
which were sent to army and navy hospitals.
The board sponsored a benefit tea for the Junior Red Cross, presented the girls' scholarship
cup, and performed many other tasks for the general welfare of the school.
The Girls League Board is comprised of eleven members. One country girl and one city
girl are chosen from each class. These girls choose additional members to act as unit chairmen.
The units and their chairmen were: vocational, Bonnie Branstetter, social service, Mary
Ketcham, entertainment, Florence French. The officers this year were: Mary French,
president, Juanita Swift, vice-president, Judy Mulder, secretary, Ella' Fisher, treasurer. Miss
Rowe was faculty sponsor.
BOYS UNION COUNCIL
The governing body of the Boys Union is called the Boys Union Council, and its officers are
elected by the boys of the high school.
Officers for the past year were: president, Richard Thomas, vice-president, Joseph Beck,
secretary-treasurer, Orville Bush, and sergeant-at-arms, John Coleman. The adviser was
Two big dances were sponsored by the council. In the fall the Hunters Ball was given, and
everyone came in hunting clothes. Elizabeth Doster acted as chairman of the decorations,
Gordon Ironside, tickets and programs, Harmon Wilcox, refreshments, Richard Thomas and
Jack Buholtz, clean-up and music. During the second semester another dance was sponsored,
called the Farmers Frolic. Pauline Chandler acted as chairman of the publicity, Douglas
Payne, decorations, James Malcolm and Harl Daniels, refreshments, Duane Ottosen, music,
and William Kelly, clean-up. By the way the students turned out to the dances, the council
knew they were a great success.
Early in the fall the council sponsored a welcome assembly for the new boys in school, at
which Mr. Brozak proved he knew his freshmen. Under Richard Thomas's capable leadership,
the council has also discussed how it could help the school's Victory efforts and what the boys'
attitude is toward school awards. V
The main governing body of the school is the Faculty-Student Council. Meetings are held
every Tuesday, and representatives voice their opinions on matters of importance to the school.
A year ago the students elected the officers, with Ray Kenyon stepping into ex-mayor Evelyn
Townsend's place, William Kelly being elected traffic manager, Morris Hill, chief justice,
Harold Townsend, public service chief, and Duane Ottosen, sanitary engineer. Those selected
to serve on the commissions were: William Garrison, Thomas Dolan, and Duane Stamm, traffic
commission, Marjorie Norton, Jack Walton, and Barbara Shannon, justice commission, Thomas
Waters, Richard Foster, and Mary Ketcham public service commission, Pauline Chandler,
Kenneth Lane, and Gail Foster, sanitary commission. Miss Rowe and Mr. Jones represented
the faculty on the council.
Mayor Kenyon automatically became chairman of the council. Mary Ketcham was elected
vice-chairman, Barbara Shannon, secretary, and Harold Fuller, general treasurer. Pauline
Chandler was appointed athletic treasurer by the athletic board.
For the second semester Pauline Chandler was elected vice-chairman, the other officers
remaining the same.
During the year the council worked out ways in which to bring students and teachers into
closer contact. Committees were appointed to secure a service flag for the school.
The council's greatest achievement was the organization of the Victory Corps. Next in
importance came the War Bond and Stamp contest to see which class could buy enough bonds
to finance a jeep, the sophomores carried off the honors.
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GIRLS LEAGUE BOARD
Sealed: Ella Fisher, M. French, Mulder.
Sfanding: Shurlow, D. Lockwood,
Ketcham, F. French, Swift. Castelein
Brandstetter. Miss Rowe, adviser.
Absenl from piclure: K. Proefroek.
BOYS UNION COLNCIL
F irsl row: O. Bush, Lane. VVheeler,
Beck, Dean Keeler, Hewitt, R.
Thomas, presiding. Second row:
Hathaway, VVileox, John Coleman,
Mr. Taylor. adviser. Absent from
piclure: l.. Myers.
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Foreground: Shannon, Kenyon. Firsl row: Bachelder, B. Coleman, Sigler, L. Dean, James Coleman, Gies, Stowell,
Pm. Dean. Second row: Burkholder, Beverly Myers, Bridleman, Dolan, Sehantz, Bross, H. Fuller, McDonald. Third
row: Keteham, Chandler, Mr. Jones, adviser, W. Kelly, Townsend, Ohtosen. Abseni from picture: Colvin, Cappon,
Pl. Foster, Hill, Miss Rowe, adviser.
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For advice on how to select the persons to receive the honors listed below, we went to Joan of
Arc. We felt she was qualified for this job as she knows the seniors very well having been sitting
there watching them ever since the first day they passed by as blushing, bashful freshies. She
offered her help whole heartedly, agreeing to keep the list, and when a senior walked by, she
would write his name in the first space and so on until all were complete.
This was most helpful, and the results are listed below. If there is any doubt as to the worthi-
ness of these titles, take your tales of woe to Joan of Arc.
Best gum chewer
Mary French Bedford
Jessie J arrard
Marjory L. Boyes
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