Metamora Township High School - Parrot Yearbook (Metamora, IL)

 - Class of 1951

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CDQNERA4 'WSEMBL4 JUNIORS SOPHOMORES FRESHMEN UNDERELASSMAN

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Senior Class History On September 3 1947 the doors of MTHS opened for the largest class ever enroll ed up to that tlme Th1s class was composed of 51 freshmen who elected for tts offxcers Eugene Schlabach presrdent James Zlmmerman v1ce presldent and Robert Rohman secretary treasurer Jackle Kaufman and Harold Neumann were student counc1l repre sentatwes Mxss McClure and Mlss Brucker were the class adv1sers Colette Bachman was selected as the 1947 Freshman Homecommg Queen Candxdate The Pnm Skatmg Rlnk was the scene of the flrst class party Wlth Robert Chllcot as presldent the class of 1951 began 1ts second year m h1gh school Assnstmg Bob were Paul Schrock v1ce presxdent and Colette Bachman secre tary treasurer Mary Lee Noe and James Zlmmerman served as representatlves to the Student Councxl Mary Lou Kmg a transfer from Peorra Woodruff was the only new member durmg t.he sophomore year The fxrst class party as sophomores was a hayrack r1de and a wemer roast The Englxsh I1 class took a trxp to the Apollo Theater m Peorxa to see Hamlet Agaln a skatmg party was held at the Prlm on Aprll 'I and on May 4 yearly soclal 8CtlV1tl9S con cluded wlth a p1cn1c Upon enterlng thelr .Tumor year James Zrmmerman was chosen as class pres1dent Robert Rohman vxce presldent and Marletta Schnelder secretary treasurer Student Councxl representatxves were Colette Bachman Phyllls Schumacher and Paul Schrock Mr Hlres and Mr Larson were class advxsors Norma Hagaman a transfer student from Manual and Stewart Herron a transfer from Hope Arkansas Jomed the class to make 49 members Although xt was ramy and muddy everyone enjoyed a hayrack rxde and theater party at Washlngton ln the fall One of the blggest prolects of the Jumor year was the presentatlon of the class play the Pulxtzer Prlze wmnmg play The Skln of Our Teeth by Thornton Wllder Another and track meets as a means of ra1s1ng funds The class sponsored several square dances after the basketball games As the chmax of the Jumor year the group honored the Sen lors wlth the annual banquet on Aprll 29 It was held ln the hlgh school audltorlum and was followed by a prom m the gym whxch was open to the pubhc In the fall of 1950 forty f1ve of the orlgmal flfty one members enrolled to form the Semor Class of 1951 Gene Flsher left ln December to make xt forty four For fmal class leaders Harold Neumann was elected presldent Phyllxs Schumacher vlce presl dent and Clyde Parshall secretary treasurer Student Councll representatlves chosen were Paul Schrock Alan Vlelte and Phyllls Grebner Mlss Brucker Mlss Helton and Mr Brown were class advlsors The many aCtlVltleS of the Semor Class kept every member busy Homecommg whlch lS sponsored by the Semors was very successful due to the untlrmg efforts put forth by the class At the Homecomlng dance Elleen Grebner was c rown ed Queen Colette Bachman Phyllls Grebner and Allce Seckler all Semors were her attendants The Perfect ldlot a s1de spl1tt1ng comedy was one of the blggest class achleve ments Several fxeld trxps were taken durlng the year one bemg a trlp ln the sprmg to Chxcago to see South Pac1f1c ln the sprlng the Class chose 1ts motto Now we llft the anchor Set sa1l for ports unknown and 1ts class colors Blue and Sxlver The excltmg and fast movmg Semor year qulckly drew to a close amld a flurry of aCtlVltl9S the last bemg Semor Class Nlght Baccalaureatte on Sunday May 27 and then Commencement on Thursday May 31 A fmal memory of the days at MTHS was the class trlp ln June after graduatlon v 9 ' ' 9 "' v 1 s - x 1 1 " ' ! 5 ' ' ' ' VV IV ' ' , - . . . 1 . . 9 1 1 ' ' ' Y 1 ' 7 Y ! 7 ' , . . . . . , . . . . ,, . ,, . Y ! ' important project was the concession stands operated atfootball games, basketball games, . , ' I t Y - . . . . - s , . 5 . , . .- 5 ' x ' ' 7 7 ' ! 7 ' 7 . . . , . . ' ! 7 I 5 7 ! ! ' ,, . ,, . - . . . . - Y ' I 'I ' ' H . . ,, . . ! 7 9 IV ' 1 ' 1 1 ' . . . y . . . , , , , . , .



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V Left to Rlght Kneelmg Rxchard Dehorlty Jack Fnes Standmg Row 1 Ardrth Schertz June Bachman Jean Koch Norma Smith Row 2 June Ioerger, Donna Marchand, Betty Grebner Barbara Cunmngham Ferne Parr W1l11s Bachman Donna Rose Wagner Lxlhan Grebner Row3 R1chardEtter Doyne Jones Patr1c1aGrxeser Leroy Noel Jack Gaetz, W1ll1am Zimmerman James Wlltz Rrchard Mlshler The .Tumors opened the year w1th forty four members 1n the class B111 Zlmmerman was elected presxdent June Ioerger v1ce presldent and Jlm Seckler secretary treasurer Ardlth Schertz J1m Wlltz and Dlck Thomas were chosen to represent the group on Student Councll Class advxsers were Mrs Barclay Mrs Ebmger and Mr Lewls To ra1se money to sponsor class actlvntles candy potato chxps and soda pop were sold at football and basketball games The concesslon stand proved to be very successful The class held a wemer roast and hayrack r1de m October It was held rn the tlmber a few m11es north of Metamora After eatmg group smgmg and games were played around the f1re Later m the evemng two groups were formed to play Capture the Flag Some plctures taken that mght are on page 28 of the Cardmahs Another October event was the ordermg of class rlngs from the Herff Jones Company The rrngs arrrved durmg Chrlstmas vacatlon and were d1str1buted the flrst week of January I QV' . I ' " .: :- u I .2 , Q s K 1 X 'W . . . , 5. Q . 'T' I , ' 4 x rap, . i g . e " "f , v . K 5 an A ff 4 V 2 ffl - 1 Q H Q , X l f , 1 K J V C 7 A V r K -,f V . 1 i g .2 v r I V L. -.. : , ..- : , v 1 " : s 9 x a r " : n 9 1 9 a ' 1 Q v Q ' - 9 s . . , . , . . 1 1 1 . . - 1 ' Q

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