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Student life-just what was it like at
Jefferson? While each person had his
or her own way of making the most of
that precious free time. several events
brought students together and created
many memorable occasions.
The end of August also brought the
end of summer fun. All those days on
the beaches of McBride. and nights
around the beverage container at
Sandy Beach, finally came to a halt.
Sleeping in late and iust plain taking it
easy were also brought to an abrupt
The return to classes in the fall also
brought a return of several social
events which served to bring many
students together. Football games
were the "place to be" on Friday
nights. and the excitement of Home-
coming caught most of the students in
its grip. Pep assemblies also spiced up
the everyday routine of classes. The
Goon Squad made its presence known.
and several skits added variety to the
assemblies. Spirit days gave students a
chance to rally behind their teams as
J-Hawk enthusiam hit many people.
especially the new sophomores.
Winter saw a gradual decrease in
school spirit. but for those students
who continued to support their school.
they had frequent opportunities at
basketball games and wrestling meets.
Mixers gave students an added oppor-
tunity to socialize. However. most stu-
dents had a lot of practice and be-
came pretty good at creating their own
Spring fever hit hard. and with such
activities as WPA week. prom. and
graduation. students saw the year
come quickly to an end.
Student life seems to be what high
school is all about. Sophomores began
to experience what high school was
really like, and juniors enioyed their
middle year while looking ahead to
the time they would rule the school.
For the seniors. it was a special year. a
chance to demonstrate their authority
and make the most of their last year of
high school. But for every student.
there was a lot to look back on and
more to look forward to.
Student life Editor
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Warm breezes create fun
ong awaited and gone too fast
are phrases that describe those glori-
ous spring and summer months. As
the sun shined down warm and the
days grew longer, every J-Hawk knew
it was time to head outside.
Fun in the sun could be found at
lunchtime, after school, and some-
times during class, as skipping became
more and more of a temptation.
On the first nice days of spring. El-
lis, Jones, and other area parks were
crowded by people looking for fun,
ready to abandon all cares of school
After school was out, some students
experienced working full time hours
for the first time on their summer jobs.
It was time for graduates to arrange
their lives. and make definite plans for
Friends kept in touch, though out of
school, and had good times in the hot.
lazy days, and the warm, dreamy
Not only did students hit the great
out-of-doors, but it became more com-
mon to head out of town. Lake
McBride was popular for catching the
rays, but any sunny spot would do.
Students enjoy the warm weather as they relax
outside during the noon break.
I0 Summer fun
Sandy Beach was frequented on the
weekends by many party-goers who
carried on under starry skies until
Other summertime activities includ-
ed softball and baseball games, camp-
ing out, hot games of Frisbee, and. of
course, the drive-in.
Whatever J-Hawks did during those
warm months of '80, they were con-
stantly building memories. Memories
of carefree days when there was all
the time in the world to build futures,
while anticipating what would come
next. Remaining summers were num-
bered. and the precious few left were
Juniors John Forrest and Jon Karteus enjoy a
competitive game of frisbee during their lunch
The arrival of spring with its warmer tempera-
tures gives rise to one of Michelle Hilton's fa-
vorite pasttimes-playing tennis.
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