Milton High School - Blue Gold Yearbook (Milton, VT)

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Homer Powell Mr. and Mrs. M3317 , ll' high: E- SPATRQNS Ano iPA.TROl9lQES,S.ES R , . Frank ladue leon limoge Keith Lombard Arthur Mayville leo Mayville- Miss Gertrude McDonald - ' Miss Anna McGrath.. Miss - -Minnie-' Melaven I V. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth 'Adams Mr. 'and,,Mrs. Rev. and Mrs. Paul Bames . H Mr.. and Mrs. Mr. and mrs. nerr new P by mr. and Mrs.- Mr. rung Mrs.'ttliramyA Bevins W Mr., and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. George Branch Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Kgrmif Bushey' - Mr. and Mrs. John -Campbell -,,, Dr. llnd' Mrs. QW. J. Covey - Mr. and Mrs. George: .Davis fy ' Missf Valerie Meyer' ' Supt. and Mrs: 'Clinton Denieritt Mr. and Mrs. Forresftbodge ' Mr. and Mrs. John Eienemann' Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Galaree Mr. and Mrs.. Rol.landf'Gitlord ' Mr. and Mrs. Pearl Gonyeau Mr. and Mrs. William Gonyeau Rev. E. I.. Hebert R Miss Edith Holden., A Mrs: Susan Jaolrson ' - Mr. and Mrs. Ebenezer Johnson Miss Carol Kellogg Miss Mary Kennedy ' V yr ..- Mrs. 'Ellen Miller Mr. and-Mrs. R. J..Morris Mrs. Aldelena Ovitt Prin. and Mrs. W. J. Patton Mr. and Mrs. Reginald Poquette Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Mr- Miss Patricia Dr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs ' Mrs. laura Williams V .Alan Rouse Harold Russell leon Scribner. Edmond Shepard Stanley M. J. Villemairef Harald White DEDICA TION We, the Class of 1953, respecjulbf cledll cate thzls Issue of the Blue and Cold to Mss Carol Kellogg, from whom we have received frzemlhf guulance, under- stancluzg, and sympathy throughout three of our high school years. ue and Go 1 l l l 1 l l .. ...A Editorial Another school year is at its end mil the Class of '53 has reached its goal. Upon departure, I Wish to thank Miss Holden, the Blue and Gold staff, and everyone who has joined forces to make this magazine Z1 success. I wish the best of luck to next yeafs staff and sponsor. I am sure that the Blue and Cold will continue to be a tradition at Milton High. BETTY BUSHEY 11' and Cold 3 S'l'UDlCN'l' COUNCIL St'lll1'lIiH. Xhnguvr. H. IAIIIIUQZU. C.. -luvksun, P. lJg1vis.S. Ilussvy stdllllillgfl., lluln-mlllmv, M. liulxssill, XY, NYl1il1'. liussvll, Xl. Tuwm' v w w , lirlilorial Staff of the B uc and Gold l'Inl'rcm-lx-Qfllllclf Bctty Bushvy ASSIS'l'AN'l' I':Dl'l'ORS .Iuclith Davis, cj0IlSfLlIlCC jackson Blvslxlcss NIAN.-xccllinzs livrlmrcl King, linger CIOIIYUHII, li0bcY't l,illl0gK'. Paul llinglvr. .Nllvu Bcalllpw. Shirlvy Bl'L'lllllt. x1lllll'iCl' Houssiu Nl4IXX'S l':IH'l'UliS Doris l.l'CjIilil'l'. Qlum- IIQIYUS, -Iuycc' Sc-1'ibm'r .-Xiu' l'1lll'I'0liS Allxllll C11lm1'm', lflllkl llllllllllllll PUl'1'l'llY lClm1'1'cmus Clonstmlcv Alun-kson. l"lo1'm-llcv Phillips N Bows' Slfolws Le-0 Piclgvon czllkltii Sl'OR'l'S Sllil'll'y bluhnsmn fill!! l'l.,x'l'lox Xlfxxfxmallilas filllllqlltflx lilutu, Lois lillsscll is ,- 4 B l u e a n d G 0 l d 5151! . :lilIiii:iiiifill5:iiiIfill:iiiI:lilIiii::Iliiiiiiiiilliiilliliiiiiilliiliiiiiiiiili Class fbstor THE IOURNEY One morning in September, 1949, a company of young people, 43 of us in number, set out on a long journey in search of a high school educa- tion. This company came from all the lands around, from Grand Isle, North Hero, South Hero, Georgia, and Colchester, because they had wanted to join this good company who had start- ed out to obtain a high school education. Soon we reached the entrance of a great dark woods, known as Freshman Lands. We wandered through the trees with fear and trembling and wished we could turn back or find a new way out. After stumbling about in the dark and brushing against the huge trees of algebra, we found ourselves hopelessly tangled in the brambles of English and science. A cold wind scattered leaves of discouragement upon us in the form of flunks and demerits, and we were knocked down by the snubs of the upperclass- man. Frankly we decided to elect class officers to boost our morale. Judith Davis was elected President, Betty Bushey, Vice-President, Jacque- line Atwood, Secretary, and Jean Cabree, Trea- surer. Along with many of us being lost in these dark woods we were badly frightened by many ghosts, which we found out later were merely teachers, tardy marks, and Sophomores. For nine long months we remained lost in this dark woods. . OVER THE RIVER Suddenly we realized we had reached a broad and swift flowing river. It was the golden river of our sophomore year. We gaily and bravely went aboard our good ship, Soph-ship. Judy Davis was the captain, and she directed the class activities on the way across, Allen Beaupre was our Pilot, and he assisted in directing the crew, Ensign LeClaire kept the records, and Leo Pid- numuuuu num mmnuuuuuuul num mumumnnu. geon was the goodmate looking out for sand bars and snags of school life. Below in the ship, all the sophomores were passengers who were busy with their daily duties, studying during the day. Late in the day they often came on deck to take exercises. The first thing we did this year was to initiate the incoming freshmen, although in the evening we made up for everything bad we had done to them by presenting them a reception. After this everything was smooth until the end of October when we took part in the annual Hal- lowe'en Carnival, which turned out to be quite a success. The minstrel show was held in November and our class was again represented in both Glee Club and the show. The one-act play this year was "Triumph in Ashes", with Judy, Charlotte, Shirley Breault, Mary and Ellen Beaupre and Paul Robar taking art. P In December, some of us took part in the Christmas Cantata which was presented on the 21st and 22nd, We closed our year's activities with the Ver- mont Music Festival. Members from our class taking part in All-State Band were Betty Bushey, Judy Davis and Jean Cabree. TH RO UGH THE MEADOW As soon as we reached the shore, we saw a lovely meadow before us, the meadow of Junior- land. A long road wound like a silver ribbon across the land. We set out happily on the road because we were nearer our goal, High School Education. With the goal ahead, we went wheeling along. We hurried to elect our officers! Florence Phillips was elected President, Judith Davis, Vice-President, Doris LeClaire, Secretary, Roger Conyeau, Treasurer, and Bernard King and Irma Lombard were elected to serve on the Blue and Gold 5 Student Council. Miss Kellogg was our class sponsor. As we wheeled along we found there were many rugged stones and rough places in our way, like laboratory experiments, sociology, and American Literature, but we managed. At the beginning of our junior year, early in September, we all received our class rings. The Hallowe'en Carnival was again held in October, we had the "Salt and Peppern wheel and the "Baseball Throw". In November, many of us took part in the annual Minstrel Show. The Juniors taking part in it were: Betty Bushey, Shirley Breault, Judith Davis, Doris LeClaire, Mary Beaupre, and Charlotte Bluto. On October 26, the Juniors presented a one- act play, "None So Blindv directed by Miss Kel- logg. The characters were Betty Bushey, Shirley Breault, Judith Davis, Doris LeClaire, Allen Beaupre, Bernard King, Leo Pidgeon, Robert Limoge and Paul Dingler. Judith Davis and Constance Jackson attend- ed Girls, State. Paul Dingler and Leo Pidgeon attended Boys, State. Bernard King was chosen by the seniors for Class Marshal. Basketball started in November. From the Ju11ior Class of Girls, there were Doris LeClaire and Shirley Johnson on the team. Boys were Bernard King, Allen Beaupre, Robert Limoge, Douglas King and Leo Pidgeon. Shirley Johnson and Douglas King were on the All-Tournament Team. Both boys and girls won the class tourn- ament. The last of April baseball started. Leo Pid- geon, Robert Limoge, Allen Beaupre and Bern- ard King were players. In May, We had the Music Festival. Betty Bushey and Judith Davis were in All State Band. Florence Phillips, Mary Beaupre, Lois Russell and Leo Pidgeon were in All-State Chorus. And at last we reached the roadis end, and we came to a beautiful mountain. It was awe-in- spiring, and we stood gazing upward at it en- tranced with its beauty and possibilities, wonder- ing what it was. Definitely and ultimately, we had come to the end of Juniorland. SKYLINE DRIVE Just as in a dream, we found ourselves on the top of this wonderful mountain, On The Skyline Drive, Seniorland. We were at the top of our high school journey. An exalted position, I'l1 assure you. The officers chosen for the year were: President, Judith Davis, Vice-President, Leo Pidgeon, Secretary, Doris LeClaire, Treasur- er, Shirley Johnson. The two members chosen to represent the student council were Connie Jackson and Maurice Roussin. While we spent nine months in this high at- mosphere on the mountain, we won many honors. Here are the activities of the year: We started off by selling magazines. Profits were 8318.26 Irma Lombard sold the greatest number. On October 8, we had a Senior hop with Al Cole's orchestra for music. At the Hallowe'en Carni- val, we took care of the cider mill and the paddle wheel. Next came the Senior Play, "Spring F every on October 24. Those taking part were Betty Bushey, Florence Phillips, Constance Jack- son, Judith Davis, Shirley Breault, Doris Le- Claire, Leo Pidgeon, Allen Beaupre, Bernard King, Paul Dingler, Maurice Roussin and Robert Limoge. We all had various parts in the Minstrel Show which was held November 20 and 21 and the Christmas Pageant held December 19. Then came the long awaited New York Trip. We left at 5:30 a.m. on April 6, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Morris, Mr. and Mrs. Mayville, Mr. Patton, Miss Meyers, Miss Kennedy, and Miss Stanley. We also took Bernard Smith as our class marshal. We all had a wonderful time. In May, Betty Bushey was chosen for All- State Orchestra, Judith Davis and Jean Cabree All-State Band, and Leo Pidgeon and Florence for All-State Chorus. Now, we come to the final week of our Sky- line Drive. What lies beyond depends on each and everyone of us. Donrs LECLAIRE JUNE HAYES SHIRLEY JoHNsoN JOYCE SCRIHNER 6 B lu e a n d G 0 z 4 ::ii::f:m:i:I .....,,...................,.......... ..............,..,....y...... .....,................ ""''''''''''''''''''"""""""""""" " ' ' 'M' """""' iiiiii:iiiiiiiiii Class Prophec amninum1min--mm1.m..m..-mmm.m-m......i...- .H......mmmm.....ummm. .mmm mmm. U mmm. At New York City we find that Allen Beaupre, who was once the quiet boy in the class, now is assistant producer of the show in Radio City Music Hall. After he graduated he went there and acquired a job as an usher. When he was thirty he had graduated to stage manager. Then later Allen became assistant producer. We can see that Allen will be top producer any day now. After Lois Russell graduated from Milton High, she decided to become a waitress in a prominent Brattleboro hotel. It was here that she married her high school sweetheart. He was a very good chef so they decided to start a hotel of their own. Lois and Ray have come home every year for the Alumni Banquet. At the last Banquet, Lois said that she and her husband ex- pect to build a branch hotel soon. Since Milton has grown in size, they intend to build one here and return to their home town to live. We found Shirley Breault in Cuba. You see, she travels a lot since she married that certain sailor. When he receives his discharge they will build a new home in South Hero. They will also have full interest in Breau1t's Beacon Market. After Bernard King graduated from Milton High he entered the United States Air Force. He served three years, then when he received his honorable discharge, he started work for General Electric. He now has a wonderful wife, who originally came from South Hero. He and his wife are residing in Milton. Bernard isn,t the noisy, carefree boy he was in high school nowg he has settled into a quiet home-loving husband. We find Irma Lombard has been in Chicago working for a large law firm. Irma went to Al- bany Business College after graduating from Milton High. She liked her work very much and planned to make a life career of it, but she changed her mind and now resides in Milton with her charming family. 5 uuunInnInI1nnmnnnnnmmmu nlnuluununig nunIIImmmmumnmmm llumummmmu11nu u in un nu umnnnnmmm. We find that Paul Dingler joined the Marines after he got out of school. He enrolled in the police squadron. He is now out of the Marines and is one of the outstanding detectives in New York City. Recently he cracked a large crime syndicate, something no one has been able to do for some time. We see Judith Davis went to college to study to become a good secretary. After she got out of college, she became the indispensible private secretary for a well-known politician in Wash- ington, D. C. She takes trips all over the country and often makes speeches at S300-a plate ban- quets. We see Iean Gabree in Hollywood after she graduated from high school. After she arrived in Hollywood she got bit parts in a movie. She has now made a few very good musicals. She can currently be seen in her latest film, "Life With My Husbandsf' After Connie jackson graduated, she organ- ized a 4-H club with which she had great suc- cess. Her club soon rated highest in the state. After a few years that same friend who furnished transportation to the members of the Senior Play became Connie's permanent chauffeur. We see that Doris LeClaire became a very efficient secretary in an insurance company. After working there a few years, she accepted a permanent position as a homemaker on a nice little farm in Georgia, Vermont. She also keeps her husband's books for him. We find that after graduating from Milton High School, Roger Gonyeaa entered the army and after serving twelve years, he received an honorable discharge. Then he went into farm- ing. When he was approaching thirty years old he became engaged to a Burlington girl, whom he knew when he was in high school. We see that last week they were married. Blue and Gold 7 We find that Joyce Scribner went to New York City and took a job as maid at the Hotel Picca- dilly. After meeting her high school boyfriend, Jim, who was a bellhop at the hotel, she decided to marry. They have been married for about twelve years and are both employed at the Hotel Piccadilly. After Charlotte Bluto graduated from High School, she attended Business College. She was such a remarkable student that she was soon of- fered a teaching position there. She accepted it, but after a few years farm life in Colchester seemed much more alluring. When June Hayes was in high school, she thought she wanted to be a telephone operator, but a life of travel was more enticing. She join- ed the Women's Air Force and enjoyed it so much that she has made it a career and is now stationed in the South Seas at Pago Pago. After Florence Phillips graduated, Florence entered nurses' training. She put in many hard years of study and experience, and finally, was rewarded by making a great name for herself in this Held. She spent some years as a Navy nurse, but has recently decided that one sailor needs her undivided attention. After Leo Piclgeon graduated from high school, he entered the Army. He served his four years and then decided to settle down. After arriving in Milton, he found his girl hadn't waited for him. He now is a wealthy bachelor in Grand isle, since he has a monopoly on all the apple or- chards in the county. WVhen Robert Limoge graduated, he went to work for his father, but this didn't work out so well since Bob was supposed to be working in Georgia, but was spending most of his time in Milton. This was soon settled because Uncle Sam put Bob to work for a while. After spend- ing a few years in the service, he got out and bought himself a farm. He married his high school sweetheart and spent the rest of his days happily listening to the cows and the saxophone. When Maurice Roussin graduated, he headed back to New York after being so impressed by the city on the class trip. Maurice went to a Mechanical Engineering School for two years, and then Uncle Sam needed his service for a while. After returning from the service, Maurice took up where he had left off in his studies. He later passed the course with high honors. Now he has become one of the world's leading mech- anical engineers. At first, Betty Bushey thought she would go on to college and make herself one of the lead- ing women of the state but little persuasion from a farmer boy changed her mind. For a few years, Betty played saxophone in one of the lead- ing orchestras in the state. Now Betty, who always wanted to have many farm animals, has realized her heart's desire. After graduation from high school, Shirley johnson joined a famous girls, basketball team and toured the United States and the rest of the world. A few years later, Shirley came to be known as one of the great women athletes. After quite a bit of roaming around, Shirley finally settled down and married a 1952 graduate of Milton High. JEAN C. CABRPIE Lois E. RUSSELL FLORENCE H. PHILLIPS LEO H. PIDGEON Y Blue and Gold President 3 Address 6cTHE TRAILS9' Classmates, we find ourselves here on this mountain peak of our lives, The Skyline Drive. In our dreams and in reality we are up in the sky because being a senior is sublime, something not of this earth. From this exalted place, we can look down on the years of the past, our former years in high school. Truly we are among the rosy tinted clouds of our dreams. A high school education has elevated us. Actually we have climbed many feet above the level of the unlearned and untrained. We have grown, relatively, in stature and wisdom. In our climbing, we have breathed the fresh air of new truths and doctrines and principles, con- stituting a better way of living. We have elevated our minds-minds that can distinguish between the rights and wrongs in our national and social situations. And here we have a World View. From this point, we have a panoramic view of opportunities and adventures waiting, spread out like an open map before us, challenging us to seek and find and possess. It's a wonderful view, the world at our feet! As seniors we feeluthat we can achieve and accomplish almost any- thing. And perhaps we can. The picture before us is heroically and boldly etched to attract us. We like this world view. It is inspiring. And then, classmates,'tlJ1ere are trails. Yes, we have reached this high elevation, and we have this inspiring view of the world from the Skyline Drive, but we cannot linger here contentedly, merely satisfying ourselves with what has been and with what is. We must go forward with our elevation and our view. We must use our training and our knowledge. Do you see what I see? Look down yonder. Trails-trails, many of them, twenty. Twenty trails winding about all through the valleys and over the hills below us, going in all directions. These trails wind their ways into all the professions and trades and occupations known to man. Each of you must take one of these trails. Each has a different destination and a different goal at the end. One trail is yours -your pilgrimage, your endeavor to live a good and useful life in this world down below our Skyline Drive. May you each find happiness as you make your way down your own long, long trail. And now, in closing, I would like to extend the sincerest thanks of the Class of 1953 to parents, teachers and friends, who have helped us through these past four years of high school. Without you the climb to our Skyline Drive would have been even rougher. JUDITH IDAVIS Ei .S ,- B l u e a n cl G o l d 9 ggllllllffflfl """' "'""''"'''""""""""""""""""'""""""""" ....................-----.---....... ---fffff-----1---'----.'-'--f-f-f'-----'-----vf-'--v-1--- ' ' f M "" ' --lllif--i---5 g Class Will S! MIZIQIIZIIIIIZIIIII ............................................................................................................................................................ n. lllllllllllllllilllllillllliilllllll .......-.---...-.-.-I.--.--.--.----.-.--.....--..-.--.-.-.l- ii 1-ll----------...--'.--..---.-.------.-- if '--.. n ----- iliiiliiiilliliillf We, the class of 1953 of Milton High School, being of sound mind and in excellent traveling condition, willingly make the following bequests to our beloved school, faculty and classmates. REWARD 1. To our faculty, we hereby will and bequeath all the amazing knowledge and start- ling information that we have furnished them from time to time in our various examination papers. We know that much we have impart- ed to them in this way must have been entirely new to them, as well as to all the teachers and students everywhere. If the faculty see fit, they are hereby authorized to give out such of this information to the world as they may feel the world is ready to receive. This, of course, is left entirely to their personal discretion. REWAHD 2. To the Junior class, we give and be- queath all such boys as were not able to keep pace with such brilliant girls as compose the majority of our class, trusting that the junior girls may be able to hold firmly to them and steer them, next year, through the gates of Commencement. REWARD 3. To the Sophomore class, we will and bequeath any stubs of pencils, erasers, or scraps of paper that we may inadvertently leave behind us in the excitement and haste of gathering up our cherished treasures for the last time. May they feel free to use them, and sense, perhaps, that they may, in some mystic way, gather some of our great knowledge from them. ltizwanu 4. To the Freshman class, we will and bequeath any overlooked cuds of gum we may have left adhering to the underside of desks, bauisters, assembly seats or any likely or unlikely places. VVe have sometimes had to rid ourselves of these in too much haste to be able to pick and chose the most desirable means of disposal. REWAHD 5. To the following, we make single bequests : 1. To Theresa Jordan, we will a new Olds- mobile so that she can make frequent trips to the Islands instead of meeting johnny at the dance. 2. To Janet Fienemann, we leave Shirley Breault's ability to charm the boys. Be careful, Janet, don't ever make a date with two fellows for the same night. 3. To Thelma Blow, we will a few shares in the toupee factory so that when the band plays, she will have a suitable hairdo with which to wear her band hat. 4. To Hazel Vantine,-since Leo is leaving this year, we will her the right to go out with Bernard Smith in the future. 5. To Sally Jackson, we will Shirley and j0yce's ability to giggle and cut up in study hall and classes. 6. To Cynthia Martell, we leave a large sol- dier doll to keep her company until Tom- my comes home. 7. To Agnes Dunakin, we will Betty Bush- ey's ability to direct the cheerleaders. Let's hope she has some co-operative fol- lowers next year. 8. To Lois Holcombe, we, the Senior class, leave all of our text books so that she will be kept busy getting good marks like this year's Senior class. -1 B126 a"fL.Q.01Ef 9. 10 11 12 13 14 15 '16 17 18. To Ruth Costello, we leave Iean's seat in the Senior home room. Occupy it, but do not try to fill it. I I To Cecilia Baker, we will a large box, of stationery so that she will be able to write to all of her soldier friends. To Dolores Pidgeon, we will a tricycle so that when something is going on at school, she will be able to make it without call- ing Pete. To Dorothy King, we will Shirley john- son's position on the next yearls basketball team. See if you can keep up the good work. To Beverly Booat,-Since Maurice has married, and johnny has moved away, we leave you Iohnny's address so that you can hold frequent correspondence with him. To Florence Terry, we leave Ieanis trum- pet position in the band. Make sure that you blow outfthe trumpetlsolos as she did. To Lee Patno, we will 'afpictnre of Caro- lyn and Theresa so that he will He' able to make up his mind. V -To Ronald Boudreau, we will some twigs and sticks so that he won't have to pick on the Branches. To Robert Brisson, we will a lantern so that when his lights go out at night, he'll be able to watchthe curgeszl px To Alden Iones, we leave wire brush so that he wonit have to spend so much money on combs in the future. 19. To Bernard Smith, we leave 850.00 so that he will be able to have as good a time in New York next year, as he had this year. Watch out for those boats, Bernard! 20. To Iames Russell, we will the privilege of opening a near-by restaurant in town at any hour of the morning that he chooses. 21. To Richard M iner, we leave a high school diploma so that he can get out of school a year earlier to start his cabin business. 22. To Leon Breault, we will a book of laws on how to treat his older sister. Remem- ber that she is a dignified Senior. 23-. To Bernard Lareau, we leave Bernard King's privilege of growing up and not acting his own age. 24. To Albert Parker, we will a television set so that he will be able to keep up on all of the latest "holds,' in wrestling. 25. To Peter Cadreact, we will a spare car so that when the Oldsmobile takes another trip to the garage, he will have something to drive. In witness whereof, We, the class of 1953, the testators, have to this our will, written on several sheets of parchment, set our hands and seal, this third day of Iune, Anno Domini, one thousand nine hundred and fifty-three. BE'1'rY BUSHEY SHIRLEY BREAULT ROBERT LIMOGE Room CONVEAU PAUL DINCLER lflue and Gold 11 'mmIIIIIIInunIIIumnuuuuunumnnnnnnnnnnn1nnnunniuunnumunnnnnnnm nnumnnmnnmunu Class Cyfls imunmnnIIIIuIIIIunIInnnnnnnnnmmm Allen Beaupre- We leave you this pound of coffee so you can keep awake when you go to New York again. Irma Lombard - We give you a Driverls Manual containing all the answers so you will know what to say the next time you get stopped by a State Trooper. Bernard King- Bernard, since you canlt get into G.E. be- cause of your Algebra, we give you an ad- vanced Algebra book in hopes you can catch up with the rest. Miss Kellogg- We give you these typing erasers to replace the ones Robert Limoge has in his car. Mr. Morris- . We leave you this record "How Much is the Doggie in the Windowv so that you won't have to sing it all the time! However, We do like to hear you sing. June Hayes- We give you this flashlight so you can light your way when you go to the dances. Joyce Scribner - We give you this private telephone line so you and Shirley can talk all you want and without interruption. Mr. Bevins- We give you this picture of the Band. When you look at it, you will see assembled some of the greatest musicians in the country to- day. lean Gabree- The Seniors give you a Hash Csnncra to ro- place the one you lost in New York. 11unIIIIllIIIIInIIIIllIIIIIllIIIIllIIIIllIIIIllllnlllnlllmmlm lllllllllllllif Connie Jackson- We give you this permit so that you can fol- low Chuck all over New England. Miss Stanley- We give you this big stick, so you can keep peace in your advanced Algebra Class. Lois Russell- To you, Lois, we give this book of recipes. We hear that you will be needing them soon. Shirley Breault- We give you this miniature Suburban so that you can go to South Hero on week ends when a certain sailor is home. Doris LeClaire- We give you this shorthand notebook as we think you will make good use of it in a cer- tain somebodyis office in Georgia. Shirley Johnson- We give you the keys to the Studebaker, so that you can have the use of it while Harold is away. Leo Pidgeon- We give you a yearls pass on the Grand Isle bus as far as Chimney Corners, so you won't have to thumb all the way to Milton to see that certain girl. Iudith Davis- To you, Judy, We give this address book so you can write down the names of the boys in Vermont in case you donlt meet anybody in Albany. Miss Holden We give you this bottle of saccharin tablets. We hear that you are now a steady user of them. Florence Phillips- T o Florence, we give this first aid kit so you I2 Blue and Cold wonlt have to huy one when you go into nurses' training. t Pun! llinglwr- Paul, we give you this new hut, and we hope . that soinecluv vou will he chef at the 'Olde llozmln. Hr. Pullou- XX'e giye you this trailer truck so you can t'2ll'l'f' the tuinhlers and equipment around with you troin town to town more easily. fllltllillfll' Illum- NY4- giye you this free hunch of tickets so you eun see the yVhc-cling Jamboree any tiine you like. ltUlll'I'f l,imog1'- 'l'o lioh we give ll credit card of your own so you wont he clmrging gas to your father for your inuny trips to Milton, linger 610111111111- XXR- giye you il free parking ticket for park- ing on St. l,ouis Street in Burlington. Betty Bushcy- To you, Betty, we give this kitten to start oil' the animal collection that you want on the farm. M r. Poqzlettc- NVQ give you this sponge and cloth to keep the kids husy when they stay after school, Maurice H0u.ssin- NVQ give you ax pass so when you get lone- some in New York. you can eoine hziek :intl see your ex-girl friencl. Miss Meyers- NVe give you these nails so you Cllll keep the furniture stationary in the Home Economies room. A1,I,lcN Bl'1Al'I'Hl'1 fTIIARLO'l'l'IC Bnuro IRNIA Loxnsmtn BIQRNARD KING NIAURICI4: Rousslx MIXED CLEE CLUB ue and Gold 13 9 Class Poem Classmates. we know 11ot the road before us, Nor the turn in the lane aheadg lt's a long alluring journey XVhich henceforth we must tread. Our ways will bc many and varied, Successes toned with defeat- lt takes all kind of experiences To make a life time complete. There'll be joy sweet to rememberg Therell be sorrows best to forgetg YVaiting for us down lifeis highway, YVhich weve scarcely traveled as yet. In our storeroom of memories These school days will be held dear- The wonderful times at M. H. S., And the lessons we have learned here. Nor shall we forget our teachers, XVhose patience wc've put to the testg As we become older and Wiser, NVQ-'ll realize that they were the best. This close group will soon be parted, Then wc'll each go our own wayg Nlay the new friendships of tomorrow Not weaken the ones of today. Though we know not the road before us What's between here and the setting sung VVe,ll do our best to live life fully, For we know it has barely begun. CONNIE JACKSON mln: A nina - mln: l .--ii EEF . an Q!! 2 VIN!!!FIN!!lll!!.Vll.1'l.lVNNlI.'lI.Y.Vlll.!' fir all 14 Blue and ,Q-old VALEDIC T UR Y BY BETTY Parents, Teachers, Classmates, and Friends: Tonight is a night of farewells. Our little boat is resting at the bend in the stream. We have reached the Commencement, or turning point in the deep and unknown channels of life. We are pausing here at the bend to bid farewell, and to muster our strength for the work ahead. The voyage of life has many windings and turnings, and it is sometimes difficult to realize just how many more obstacles we must face. As we row through the waters, it seems like a long course to follow, never knowing what is around the next bend. We are frequently tempted to let our little boat drift wheresoever it may. It is pleasant to pause here at the bending of the stream, and recall the calmness of the school- ripples through which we have been rowing. We cannot linger here long, however, for already the noise and roar of life's larger waters are call- ing us. We know that we must row ahead out of the peaceful, shallow current of our young life, where we have been so ably guided, and pull hard through the deeper and rougher channels of future life. Tonight marks the end of formal schooling for some, while for others it is just a pause before going on to a higher education at college. In the former case, it does not mean that the devel- oping of the mind through learning must stop. We must keep alive the urge to learn and never become so contented that we consider ourselves fully educated. For those of us that are going on to college, we should only have thanks in our hearts for those who have made this possible. Before we leave these protective portals to- night, we wish to thank our parents, guardians and friends. For many happy years, our parents and teachers have carefully sheltered us from adverse wind. They have warned us of the evil rocks and shoals or tangle of sea-weed that we will be sure to meet in our onward course. If they had not given us this guidance, our start on the voyage of life might have been saddened by many disasters. We want you to know how much we appreciate your loving thoughtfulness before we sail onward to the sea of larger life awaiting us. And thus classmates, we linger at the bend of the stream-the end of our course. So far, we have pursued our course together, but now we must row forth alone into the deeper chan- nels to come. Let us, as the billows of life force us apart, keep our Blue and Gold ever flying at the masthead. We want to face these deeper channels bravely and boldly. We want to hold our principles and honor high. With the help of our parents and friends, we feel quite capable of accomplishing all the tasks that we shall meet. YVe will show the world as we step out into its fields of endeavor that we are the materials of which the best citizens and truest patriots are made. . c t - J-ss--- '54 ,We cj! 'M-ixij-f4 2391 j Blue and Gold 15 AL T A T UR Y BY Friends, it is my privilege to welcome you here tonight to see us graduate. I am very grate- ful for this honor given me. It is a great pleasure for us to see you here and to know that you care enough to come and see us embark in that world in which you are veterans. We hope you will be as happy to see us join you outside our nar- row walls as we are to do it. We have enjoyed high school but know that life is not static. There are more experiences awaiting us. To thine own self be true, and it must follow as night the day. Thou cansit not then be false to any man! What straight forward and worthy ad- vice that is! Shakespeare gave that advice to his son. Surely advice from such a great man to his son might well be worth while for us to consider. Can there be any more worthy advice for a high school graduate? In my opinion there canit be. Let us go into the subject a little. just what does this mean? Of course, it will not mean just the same to everyone and might not even to any two of you, but I think it probably would bring to each some measure of self-confidence. How often we plan to do something which we know we should do and find ourselves influ- enced otherwise by a friend who cannot know how much it means to us that we follow our con- science! That is not being true to ourselves is it? A little later we begin to think of the job which ought to be all done-maybe it is a bed- room which needs cleaning or an apology which should have been made-whatever it is, it both- ers our conscience and brings our irritable side foremost. We snap at a friend and hurt his feelings. One cross word may bother him more than we know-maybe just enough to put him too into a vile mood. What a succession of in- stances could occur. This is just one example and may wander a bit, but think-if in the first place we had kept our own council-all that might have been omitted. Isnit it better, if we have convictions and believe them to be good and sound, to follow them and not let a chance word of a friend or acquaintance lead us astray. Faith in oneis self is the root of all other faiths. The lack of it can paralyze a life. Of course, it is natural to have nervous moments. Everyone who has spoken in public knows the panic that occurs just before the occasion, and we are told that the best actors are those who are most nervous before the curtain goes up. There is always the fear that lines will be forgotten, that something will go wrong, and yet the play goes on, usually without a hitch. The same preliminary lack of confidence attends accomp- lishment known to man. But if we all succumb- ed to such misgivings, nothing would ever be done. The best way is to forget doubts and set about the task in hand. If you are doing your best, you will not have time to worry about failure. What is more necessary to a human being than self-respect and how can any person have self-respect unless he is true to himself and his fellow men. Only if we keep our morals high, our minds clean and our brains at work, can we respect ourselvesg only if we respect ourselves can we respect others. Without respect for others, how can we live with them happily and usefully on this earth. "To thine own self be true-Thou cans't not then be false to any mann. This seems to me im- portant advice to follow as we begin our lives outside the protecting walls of school. Now we must meet our problems by ourselves without the kindliness and guidance of our parents and teachers always at hand. Following this advice of Shakespeare, we might be a little less apt to go astray. ALLEN ERWIN BEAUPRE KCB0pe7, GENERAL COURSE Allen plans to enter General Electric Trainees' program this fall. With his quiet ways and adaptable powers, we are sure he will become a good tool machinist. Activities-Baseball 13, 41, Basketball 13, 41, Clee Club 11, 21, School Patrol 121, One-act plays 11, 2, 31, Senior Play, Operetta 111, Class Night Play, Drivers, Training 141, Minstrel Show 141, Volleyball 11, 21, Northwestern tourney 13, 41, Physical Education 11, 21, Class Cifts, Blue and Cold Staif 141. CHARLOTTE MARLENE BLUTO "Charly COMMERCIAL COURSE Charlotte, one of the shorter members of our class hopes to bc a secretary. We know she will be successful, but we're sure she will be a still greater success as a farmefs wife. Activities-Clce Club 11, 2, 31, Minstrel Show 11, 2, 3, 41, Operetta 11, 31, One-act play 121, Style Show 11, 21, Music Festival 12, 31, Blue and Cold Staff 141, Christmas Cantata 12, 31, Class Cifts, Class Night Play, Scnior Play committee. SHIRLEY ANN BREAULT "Shirley', COM IXIERCIAL COURSE Shirley, of short stature but much cheerfulness, is very active and enthusiastic. One of her main interests is a certain sailor boy. Her plans for the future are not too definite-at least, that's what she tells us. Activities-Clee Club 11, 2, 3, 41, Band 11, 2, 3, 41, Cheerleader 12, 3, 41, Physical Education 111, Operetta 11, 31, Minstrel Show 11, 2, 3, 41, Style Show 111, Christmas Cantata 12, 3, 41, One-act play 12, 31, Senior play 141, Drivers' Training 141, Junior Prom committee, Sophomore Hop committee, Music Festival 11, 2, 3, 41, Class Will, Class Night Play, Blue and Cold Staff 141. BETTY JEAN BUSHEY CKBetD COLLEGE PREPARATORY COURSE Bet is thc smallest one in the class, but by no means the quietest. She plans to enter U.V.M. next fall and we are all sure she will come through with flying colors. Activities-Valedictorian, Minstrel Show 11, 2, 3, 41, One-act play 11, 31, Senior Play, Clee Club 11, 2, 3, 41, Band 11, 2, 3, 41, Music Festival 11, 2, 3, 41, All-State Band 11, 2, 31, All-State Orchestra 141, Student Council 121, Cheerleader 11, 2, 3, 41, School Orchestra 111, Operetta 11, 31, Blue and Gold Staff 12, 3, 41, Class Will, junior Prom committee, Acrobatics 12, 31, Sophomore Hop committee, Physical Education 11, 21, Drivers' Training 141, Class Night Play, Style Show 111, Christmas Cantata 12, 3, 41. 16 Blue and--gold Blue and Gold IUDITH RUTH DAVIS aludyv COMMERCIAL COURSE Judy plans to attend Albany Business College next fall. We know she will be successful in whatever she chooses for her vocation-with the suc- cesses she has had in high school plays, she might consider a career in the field of dramatics. Activities-Class Vice-President 135, Class President 11, 2, 45, Green Mountain Girls' State 135, Good Citizenship Girl 145, Band 11, 2, 3, 45, Glee Club 11, 2, 3, 45, Girls' Basketball Assistant Manager 135, Girls, Basketball Manager 145, Minstrel Show 11, 2, 3, 45, Operetta 11, 35, One-act plays 11, 2, 35, Senior Play, Blue and Cold Staff 11, 2, 3, 45, All-State Band 11, 2, 3, 45, Music Festival 11, 2, 3, 45, School Orchestra 115, Christmas Cantata 12, 3, 45, Style Show 115, Physical Education 11, 25, Sophomore Hop Committee, Junior Prom Committee, Senior Hop Committee, Class Night Play. PAUL GILES DINGLER apllulv . COMMERCIAL COURSE Paul, with his quiet and courteous ways, has proved himself an excel- lent waiter this year. Though his future plans are indefinite, he will be a success in anything he may undertake. Activities-Glee Club 12, 35, One-act play 135, Senior Play, Operetta 12, 35, Green Mountain Boys' State 135, Class Will, Blue and Gold Staff 145, Music Festival 12, 35, Class Night Play. JEAN CORA GABREE C6 P, Jean COMMERCIAL COURSE jean is our renown trumpeter and she will be missed in the solo parts next year. She will doubtless be a very efficient secretary, though she probably won't be interested in that line of work for long-eh, jean? Activities--Glee Club 11, 2, 3, 45, Band 11, 2, 3, 45, One-act lay 115, All-State Band 11, 2, 45, Operetta 11, 35, Minstrel Show 11 2, 3, 45, Clhristmas Cantata 12, 3, 45, Drivers' Training 145, Basketball, Assistant Manager 125, Class Treasurer 115, Style Show 115, Music Festival 11, 2, 3, 45, Physical Education 11, 25, Orchestra 115, Sophomore Hop Committee, Junior Prom Committee, Senior Play committee, Class Prophecy, Class Night Play, Blue and Gold Staff 145. ROGER STANLEY CONYEAU KGB-Ogg!! GENERAL COURSE Roger has a great sense of humor when you really get to know him. We anticipate that in a few years he will be one of the leading scientific farmers in this section of the country. Activities-Glee Club 11, 25, Physical Education 11, 25, Minstrel Show 145, Treasurer 135, Stage Manager Senior Play, Blue and Gold Staff 145, Class Will, Class Night Play. Blue and Gold ai' IUNE ELIZABETH HAYES cclunev COMMERCIAL COURSE june is one of the best-natured girls in our class. She plans to become a telephone Operator, and we're sure she will be a success in this work. Activities-Glee Club 11, 2, 3, 41, Minstrel Show 11, 2, 3, 41, Physical Education 111, Style Show 111, Drivers' Training 111, Christmas Cantata 11, 3, 41, junior Prom Committee, Operetta 11, 31, Sophomore Hop Committee, Music Festival 11, 2, 3, 41, Senior Play Committee, Class History, Blue and Gold Staff 141, Class Night Play. CONSTANCE IUNE IACKSON "Connie" COLLEGE PREPARATORY COURSE Connie joined us her Sophomore year, having attended Cambridge High School her Freshman year. Connie, quite reserved and very studious, will go far in whatever she undertakes. Activities--Salutatorian, Glee Club 131, School paper 111, Senior Play, Minstrel Show 11, 31, Operetta 131, Style Show 131, Student Council Presi- dent 141, Class Poem, Green Mountain Girls' State 131, Christmas Cantata 141, Prompter One-act Play 131, Blue and Gold Staff 141, Drivers' Training 141, Class Night Play, Music Festival 131. SHIRLEY RUTH JOHNSON "Shirley" COMMERCIAL COURSE Shirley is the one and only basketball player among the Senior girls. Shirley seems to be spending a lot of time writing letters to a certain a um- nus this spring. Activities--Glee Club 11, 2, 3, 41, Physical Education 11, 21, Softball 121, Basketball 11, 2, 3, 41, Captain 141, All-tournament Team 13, 41, Christ- mas Cantata 12, 3, 41, Minstrel Show 11, 2, 3, 41, Style Show 111, Drivers' Training 111, Class Treasurer 141, Music Festival 11, 2, 3, 41, Class History, Senior Play Committee, Operetta 11, 31, Blue and Cold Staff 141, Junior Prom Committee, Sophomore Hop Committee, Class Night Play. BERNARD EDWIN KING "Bern" GENERAL COURSE Bernard is one of the class comedians, and with his sense of humor he will make friends wherever he goes. Bernard plans to enter General Electric Trainees' Course this summer. Activities-One-act play 11, 31, Stage Manager one-act play 121, Senior play, Basketball 13, 41, Baseball 13, 41, Student Council 131, Cheerleader 121, Christmas Cantata 131, Blue and Gold Staff 141, Physical Education 11, 21, Class Marshal 131, Class Gifts, Class Night Play. B ue and Gold DORIS HERMINA LeCLAIRE "Doris,' COMMERCIAL COURSE Doris is a quiet, jolly girl. She is a good athlete whom we missed on the basketball team this year. After graduation she plans to do secretarial work. Activities-Basketball CI, 2, 315 Style Show C115 Drivers' Training C415 One-act play C315 Senior Play5 Blue and Gold Staff C415 Minstrel Show C25 3. 415 Christmas Cantata C2, 3, 415 Class History5 Class Night Play. ROBERT LEON LIMOGE "Babu GENERAL COURSE Bob, a fpopular member of the Senior Class, is apt to be one of the instigators o any good practical jokes. He plans to work on his father's farm after graduation. Activities-Student Council C115 Minstrel Show Cl, 2, 3, 415 Endman C3, 415 Clee Club CI, 215 Physical Education C1, 215 One-act play C315 Senior Play5 Basketball C315 Cheerleader C1, 215 Christmas Cantata C415 Class Will5 Blue and Gold Staff C415 Class Night Play. IRMA EILEEN LOMBARD fCITm,7 COMRIERCIAL COURSE Irma is captain of the maiorettes this year. She has a marked flare for dress designing and we thin she would do well to consider that line of work in her future plans. Activities-Clee Club C1, 2, 3, 415 Drum majorette C25 3, 415 Music Festival Cl, 2, 3, 415 Minstrel Show CI, 2, 3, 415 Operetta CI, 315 Style Show C115 Blue and Gold Staff C415 Student Council C315 Christmas Cantata C2, 3, 415 Senior Play Co1mnittee5 Class Cifts5 Class Night Play. FLORENCE HELEN PHILLIPS "Flossiev COLLEGE PREPARATORY COURSE Florence plans to enter nurses' training this fall. Whenever anything needs to be done, ask Florence. If she can't do it for you, she wil find someone who will. Activities-Orchestra C115 Glee Club C1, 2, 3, 415 All-State Chorus C3, 415 Style Show C1, 315 Senior Play5 Class President C315 Minstrel Show C3, 415 Operetta C315 Music Festival C1, 2, 3, 415 Class Prophecy5 Blue and Gold Staff C415 Christmas Cantata C315 Prompter, One-act plays Cl, 2, 315 Drivers' Training C415 Sophomore Hoi Committe-e5 Junior Prom Committeeg Senior Dance Committee5 Class Nig t Play. . 1 515 A is 1 - me A aa, 2 Blue and Go LEO HOWARD PIDGEON ClLe0,9 GENERAL COURSE Leo has been active in both baseball and basketball during his four years of high school. His future plans, at present, include a session with Uncle Sam. Activities-Baseball 11, 2, 3, 43, Basketball 11, 2, 3, 43, Green Mountain Boys' State 133, Glee Club 11, 2, 3, 43, All-State Chorus 13, 43, Volleyball 11, 2, 33, Operetta 133, Christmas Cantata 123, Music Festival 11, 2. 3, 43: Northwestern Tourney 12, 3, 43, Soccer 143, Minstrel Show 143, One-act play 133, Senior Play, Class Secretary 123, Vice-President 143: Blue and Gold Staff 143, Class Prophecy, Class Night Play. MAURICE WALTER ROUSSIN "Canuck" GENERAL COURSE Maurice is one of the quiet boys in the class. He enjoys several sports -basketball, soccer, and, above all, tumbling. We're sure his pleasing personality will serve him well in the future. Activities-Basketball 143, Senior Play, Minstrel Show 143, Glee Club 11, 3, 43, Student Council 143, Soccer 143, Tumbling 13, 43, Drivers' Traininj 113, Physical Education 113, Class Gifts, Class Night Play, Blue and Golil Staff 14 . LOIS EVA RUSSELL GLOW COMMERCIAL COURSE Lois, you will find, is where there is laughter, for she creates it. She will be hearing wedding bells soon after school is out. We hope she will he very happy. Activities-Glee Club 11, 2, 3, 43, Christmas Cantata 11, 33, Acrobatics 12, 33, Junior Prom Committee, Sophomore Hop Committee, Class Pro- pheey, Style Show 11, 23, Minstrel Show 11, 2. 3. 43, Music Festival 11, 2. 43, All-State Chorus 133, Class Night Play, Blue and Gold Staff 143. JOYCE LEONA SCRIBNER CCI0y,5 COMMERCIAL COURSE Ioyce, the youngest girl of the class, lans to become a typist. We hope that she and her inseparable friend and, cousin, Shirley, will be able to find a job in the same office. Activities-Physical Education 11, 23, Glee Club 11, 2, 3, 43, Basketball 123, Christmas Cantata 12, 3, 43, Minstrel Show 11, 2, 3, 43, Style Show 11, 43, Drivers' Training 123, Music Festival 11, 2, 3, 43, Class History, Senior Play Committee, Operetta 11, 33, Junior Prom Committee 133, Sophomore Hop Committee, Blue and Gold Staff 143, Class History, Class Night Play. Blur' and Gold 21 ch 001 A ctl'vl'tl'es IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIiIIIIIImnuunmnnmnimlnin-inwniunnnni innnnnmninwi nn W mvnnmwnn IIIIi1III1IIIIIIm-nwnwnmmn IIIInnniiIIniiiiiIIIIIIIIIInnmnmnilm-nnImn1iiititiiii1iiii111i1mimwnminnnn umm mi nn myitinww1wnwv-mlm-I-n-I lm uwm , 1 ... 1. 1..IIIIIIpIIII:IIIIIIIIIIIIIIlIIIIIIIIIIII.IIIIIIIIIIII1I1IIIIIIIIIII1IVI.iitW1.1n1IIII11IIIIIIIIIIIiIII1II1Imlnnmmlmmm.1--m-mm-nn . . -miIf1II-IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIInniInniIIIIIII1IIIvIv11IIIIInnnIIIInnIni:mmmIiiiInnnnnInnvInIInIIIIIIII1I1II1vrIuIrIIIInewmmmummmn BAND l'i'ont How:-l'. lionrgt-ois, l'. l'wm'ninnn. SK'AllCClI-S.lll'k'1lllll, -I. l"ic-inwnuiiii, D. Blow, M. llnssvv, nl. Callmwv, M. limiu-li, l., llfltllllll, ll. Vaintinv, C. Bi-gnu-Ii, A. lirit, S. Cilvwliiml, B. liiisluw. C. Mzirtc-ll. Al. Bnshvy. SlLllllllIlQ'i+Nl. 'l'owns', l'i. l,in'row, C. Chiswt-ll, ll. Phvlps, A. Ltllllllkllil, A. Briggs, Cl. l'4'llvtivi', Dirvctor ll. Bi-xins, l'. Ciinlmu-t. CY. Yillvnniirv, l.. llolconihc, -I. Caunphvll, 'lf jormlnn, -I. Dzivis, S. Morwnv. llt'l, XX. Nlllls, ll. Dragon, I. l,Ullll3ill'll, ll. llohnr, A. Slwltru. Our lvzultfr, Xlr, Bcvins, hus coinplctccl nnotlici' vvry snccvss- ful your with his Claw' Cluh :incl wt- sung tlit-rc wc-rc 'Tlic Crusziclcrs' llyinnu and 'Tlic Ash Crox'c". Tlw higgvst thing on our Ulm' Clnh zigcncla czunv Nlaiv 9. This was tho l.:ist llow:-Cf. lllxuni, ll. Szlxxirtl, ll. Wills, 'l'. Blow, L. Cquiow, ll. llonclrcnn, VV. lVhitc-, D. Snntor, ll. Yvzlg- llzincl. 'l'ht- Ulm- Clnh inzulv sc'v0l'z1l lppvzilxiiic-vs this vwlix 'l'hc first was our Klin- i 7 7 vl Show, iNox'vnilwr L0 :incl Ll. 'l'hv svconcl is tht- CIln'istin11s ciilllllllil, llc-cc-iiilmci' lS zuul I9. Our thirnl zi 3 wziixiiiu' wus our spring con- , ,ll cc rt lor tht- l , 'lf .-X. on :Xpril 22. llvrt' wo sung si vt-ml solve-tions, 'lihv Ionrth wus in St. A-Xllmns, Xpril 24, at tht- Nli1plvSng11r lfvstixul. 'l'hv songs clay of thc Chic Clnh zuiclition' ut tht- Nlnsic Fvsti- Vail. 'l'l1cn- wa' sung uEYOIllIlg Song", "Tlu' Ash Clrovcii. anal "XVhist Nic l.ilIllyU. Tlivrv are uhont sixty-fin' in thc niixvcl gh-c clnh. Only five' Wont to All-Stzltv Chorus this your, thoy wort- Tllcrcszl -lortlani. Flon-m-c' Phillips, l.c-o Piclgvon, Alln-rt l'nrlu-i' :intl llurolcl Plu-lps. Tha- liaincl also lnzulv sc'x'1'i'z1l a1ppc'a1i'i1iu'vs. 'lihc qlrniisticc' Dux' Pzlrzulv stairtvcl this vt'11i"s 22 activities. At the Minstrel Show we played Cot- ton Babes for our annual "Kake Walkv. We also played at the Christmas Pageant. We played several selections for our Spring Concert. The Band played three selections for our audition at the Music Festival. They were c'Orange Bowlv, "Copley Squarcv, and "Bright Star Overturev. The thirty-five members of the band are very proud of their new uniforms. The Band and Clee Club also took part in the Memorial Day Parade and Program spon- sored by the American Legion. Our school was well represented this year at All-State. The members of the Band who at- tended were judith Davis, Gwendolyn Caswell, Marolyn Branch, Marilyn Towne, Thelma Blow and jean Cabree. We also sent three members to All-State Or- chestra. They were janet Fienemann, Betty Bushey and Florence Terry. With our performance at Class Night our ac- tivities for this year will be completed. IEAN C. GABREE On October 24, the Senior Class, di- rected by Miss Hol- den, presented a three - act p 1 a y, "Spring Fever". Those in the cast were Allen Beaupre, Bernard King, Robert Lirnoge, Flor- Blue and C0111 ence Phillips, Doris LeClaire. Betty Bushey, Shirley Breault, Paul Dingler. Connie jackson, judith Davis, Maurice Roussin and Leo Pidgeon. The animal Minstrel Show was presented No- vember 20 and 21. The first part consisted of songs, dances, and jokes by the soloists, chorus and endmen. The endinen were Roger Conyeau, Maurice Roussin, Robert Limoge, Allen Beaupre, Leon Breault and Robert Brisson. Leo Pidgeon was interlocntor. The second part featured se- lections by the band. and acrobatics under the direction of Mr. Patton. This was followed by the Kake VValk. The winners this year were Lewis Dodge and Alden jones. Others taking part were XVarren XVhite, Peter Cadreact, Alton Lombard, Bernard Smith. Albert Parker, james Russell, Leo Pidgeon and Bernard Lareau. On April 27, three one-act plays were pre- sented. The junior play, "The NVeatherman's Secret", was coached by Miss Kellogg. Those in the cast were Cynthia Martell, james Russell, Robert Brisson, Thelma Blow, janet Ficnemann, and Theresa jordan. The Sophomores, directed by Miss Stanley, presented "The Red Light". The cast consisted of Victoria Blow, Melvin Hussey, jeanette Ratte, Warren VVhite, Larry Roy and Abiah Briggs. The Freshmen presented c'Last Night's Paperv. In the cast were Ceorge Cover, james Manley, jacqueline Brisson, Estell Larrow, Harold Phelps and Maxine Trayah. Miss Meyer directed this play. They won the contest. jumru DAv1s KAKE WALK VVINNERS O A. joNr1s AND L. Donor? Blur' nnrl Golf I g - 23 it LYUN: I HU' BASEBALL TEAM Svallvclz-:X. JUIIUS, D. SLHIIUT, -I. NIAIIIICV, R. B0lld1'Cllll, D. 'l'ull1'x'illu, A. Bl'illlDI'U. XV. Bg11'1'uws. VV. Mills XV1'llUYUl'lll. Slnmlilugz-li. King. L. Piclgvml. C. Cow-1', B. Salrgvlll. A. l,llllll32ll'll, IS. Smith. P. Czlcllvalct. BOYS' BAS KEITBALL TEAM I-. Il'Hl'll4'l'. li. lxmg, Xl. NUIISSIII. P. cAlllI't'21L'f. L. Plclgvun. A. l,m11lxml, A. 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We played hard games, but when the final score was tallied, it often appeared that the opposing team had found our little weaknesses and capitalized upon them. All members of the team received individual trophies for the effort they put into playing to make it as good a season as possible. The coaching was handled by Mr. Patton and Mr. Morris with the assistance of Bernard Lareau and Alden Iones as managers. Four members of the team are graduating this year. They are Allen Beaupre, Leo Pidgeon, Bernard King and Maurice Boussin. A Banquet was held for the teams at the Uni- ted Church a short time after the season was over. It was sponsored by the P. T. A. and was appreciated very much by the players. LEO PIDGI-:oN M H S Last fall we had a Soccer team with Mr. Patton as coach. WVe played four games, three of which we tied and one we lost. The boys on the team were: Allen Beaupre, Leo Pidgeon, Maur- ice lloussin, Peter Cadreact. llonald Boudreau, Lee Patno, Albert Parker, Bernard Lareau, Alden Jones, Bernard Smith, Leon Breault, Warren White, Lawrence Waite, Wayne Barrows, Alton Lombard, James Manley, Raymond Limoge and Burton Sargent. Lao PIDGEON --- M H s -- masf Sillilii Since we didn't have a softball team, and gym classes were not held, basketball was our main at- traction this year. Although our wins were not too many, we all enjoyed a won- When next season comes around we should be seeing some pretty good basketball, since the whole team returns with the exception of Shirley johnson and Manager Judy Davis. This year we were again invited to take part in the liichford Invitation Tournament, where Shirley johnson was chosen on the All-Tourna- ment Team. Our Basketball Banquet, put on by the P.T.A. was held at the United Church. Buck Hard, Burlington IIigh's Basketball coach, was our speaker, and we all had a very enjoyable evening. The Class Tournaments were held during noon hours this winter. with the juniors carrying off most of the victories followed by the Sopho- mores. The Class of '53 wishes to extend to the Girls' Basketball team. every success in years to come. SHIRLEY JOHNSON F 1. x Q . 'ii '1' Q Sk SX X 53:3 4 X ...M Blue and Go d ummmnum1uInIIIII1Iu1I1u1I111nI111unnmmunmnnn uuuuunmnumummm.nu1nnvIuIuIIu1uIuu1AuI1u1uuu1mmnu-umumm In the 0pll2I0l1 en ior uperla tives of Sa ,uQ,,.Q,,S umnnunuumnmummmun1rInnuI1IIIII1uumnunuunnunu ummmnumnnnIInuInnnnIIInuIIInIuuInmuuunmnunn Most Optimistic ....., Most Pessimistic ...... Best Dancer ................ Most Conceited ........ Most Ternperamental Best Looking ......,.,..,.. Best Athlete , .....,... . Most Popular . .,... . Best Student ,..o..... Ouietest ....t......,.,... Most Dictatorial ...... Most Co-operative .... Most Punctual .......... Most Bashful .,...,....,. Most School Spirit ..., Most Intelligent ........ Wittiest .....,................ Best Dressed ..........., . ...,....,...... ....... Most Likely to Succeed ..,.,...t ....... Laziest .....A..A.......,..,............. ....... Most Attractive ...... Best Personality , ..... Most Graceful ......,,.. Most Determined ,.,,.... ....... Best Sport .t.,......,.. Nicest Eyes .,....,.... Nicest Teeth .,....,.. Youngest ........... Nicest Figure ., A... . Oldest ......,.,......,..... Dreamiest .A....A....,.,................. ....... Most Persevering .....,........................ Contributed Most to School t..,..,..t.. - n First To Be Married ............. ....... Best Actor ............. ,.......... ....... Class Chatterbox .,...... N icest Smile ...,........ Happiest .....,....,..., Most Musical ,......... Most Courteous ,...., Most Ambitious ..c..o F rierulliest ...,...o,.... N icest Hair ......,..,.... Class Giggler ..,..,.......... ....... Most Changeable ........ ....... Best Driver ............,. Most Carefree ....,.. rurI1nuuInrurIIIrIIIIIIuI1ux1unI1I11II1IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIllIIIIIIIIllIlIIlllIIlllIIlIlIlIllIImummnnnunmunum1muuuonuxnuuumInu1InnIIInnmmmnuumnnn uIuIIuuuIIIuuIIuIIIIIIIIInIIlIn1In1411111umuumnuuuum Charlotte Bluto .A Joyce Scribner .. Jean Cabree ...... Betty Bushey ..,. Jean Gabree ...... Irma Lombard .. Shirley Johnson Betty Bushey .... Betty Bushey ...A June Hayes .....,.. Doris LeClaire .A Connie Jackson Florence Phillips June Hayes ..,.,... Shirley Johnson Connie Jackson .. Shirley Breault . Judith Davis ..,... Judith Davis ,..,.. Joyce Scribner .. Shirley Johnson Florence Phillips Shirley Breault .. Jean Gabree ...... Shirley Johnson Connie Jackson .. Irma Lombard .. Joyce Scribner .. Judith Davis .i.... Connie Jackson .. Charlotte Bluto Jean Cabree .....i Judith Davis ,.., Lois Russell .....,.. Doris LeClaire .. Joyce Scribner .. Charlotte Bluto Shirley Breault .. Betty Bushey ,t.. Florence Phillips Doris LeClaire ., Shirley Johnson Florence Phillips Lois Russell ..,...., June Hayes .....,.. Irma Lombard .. Lois Russell .,...s., mmvmumlnnInnIxuununuuxuruI1uuuuuxuIvuunI1nnnmnmnunmnum .,......Paul Dingler ........Robert Limoge .n.....Bernard King ........Leo Pidgeon ........Robert Limoge ........Roger Conyeau ........Leo Pidgeon ......,.Allen Beaupre ........Allen Beaupre ........Maurice Roussin ........Robert Limoge ......,iPaul Dingler ........Allen Beaupre ........Maurice Roussin ....,...Leo Pidgeon ........Paul Dingler .i......Allen Beaupre ........Robert Limoge ........Paul Dingler ,.......Roger Conyeau ........Paul Dingler ........Bernard King ........Bernard King ........Allen Beaupre ........Maurice Roussin ,......,Robert Limoge ........Roger Conyeau ........Allen Beaupre ...,....Bernard King ........Leo Pidgeon .......,Paul Dingler ........Maurice Roussin Leo Pidgeon ...,....Roger Conyeau ,.......Allen Beaupre Bernard King .......,Maurice Roussin Allen Beaupre ....i.s,Leo Pidgeon Paul Dingler Maurice Roussin Leo Pidgeon .i...,..Paul Dingler Robert Limoge ........Roger Conyeau ....,...Roger Conyeau i....,.sRobert Limoge Blue and Gold Class Ujfcers Seniors . . . Juniors . . Sophomores . . Freshmen ..... Elghth Grade Seventh Grade President , ,, Vice-President . Secretary . ,. Treasurer .. Student Council: President , ...,... . Vice-President Secretary . . .. Treasurer Student Council President ..... , . .i...... .... Judith Davis ,. .,......Leo Pidgeon .s..,..,, ,.4,.,,.............,,s. D oris LeClaire .. . ,.,,..,...,,..,..,....,.s,.. .,.. S hirley Johnson Connie Jackson, Maurice Roussin ...s.... .,4.,.. ..V. V....... , . . .Sally Jackson , Hazel Vantine , , i, i,.....s , i ,..,.,..... Leon Breault . Robert Brisson : Lois Holcombe, James Russell ., ,..Lewie Dodge Vice-President .. ..s, ....s,.., A nn Lombard Secretary ,...,.s.,...... ,,....... ..... ..... ....,...,. V i c t oria Blow Treasurer ,............. i,..,......,,..s..s, s,... , . . .Jeanette Ratte Student Council: Marilyn Towne, Warren White President . ...,..,....., . ,..,,...i..,.........s Jacquelyn Brunelle Vice-President .......,. .i...,... W ayne Barrows Secretary ......i ...... ............,....i....i.,.....,,.,.. D 0 lores Blow Treasurer . ..,..............,.,i........i..s,.,,..,i........ Harold Phelps Student Council: Sheila Hussey, Raymond Limoge President ............ ,,., ..,...,i,, A l ison Sheltra Vice-President , ,.,.. Beverly Robar Secretary ,....... . .u.. ...,.., E van Miner Treasurer .i........... ....,...... M arcel Brisson Student Council Ronald Wagner President ,. .,........ .......... M arilyn Preston Vice-President ....,..., , .i.. Sandra Calouri Secretary .. . .. Edward Ratte Treasurer M. , Student Council: Sally Desranleau Patricia Davis Autographs ue and Gold '31 Catalogue and Prospectus WILTO HIGH SCH00 fllilton, Vermont June I9 3 School Admim'stratz'on BOARD OF TRUSTEES Keith O. Lombard, Chairman ...e.. .,.t,.,,. ,......., ....,........,..,.. T e 1 'm expires Iuly 1958 F , Arthur Mayville t..........,.r, .... Term expires july 1954 Alan M. Rouse . . . .... .,..,..,,..,,.,........... . . ...,,.. .... T erm expires Iuly 1955 SUPERINTENDENT Clinton Demeritt B. S., Middlebury College, M. Ed., University of Vermont FACULTY Wilhert Patton, Principal, Science B. S., M. Ed., University of Vermont Raphael Morris, Ass't Prin., Social Studies B. S., M. Ed., St. Michael's College Edith E. Holden, English and Mathematics . . B. S., University of Vermont Patricia Stanley, French, Latin, and Math . Ph. B., University of Vermont Hiram Bevins, English and Music . B. S. QMusic Ed.j University of Vermont Valerie Meyer, Home Economics B. S. CHome Ec.l University of Vermont Carroll Kellogg. Commercial Studies B. S. fBus. Ed.j University of Vermont Reginald Poquette, Math., Shop . .. B. S. CEd.j University of Vermont Harold Barrett . . , . .. . . .. .... .. .. .. .. . .. . ,, Bus Driver Carl King , ,. . ..... . .. .. , . . Custodian 32 Blue and Gold PART OF STUDY HALL ulnmar of Departments English Department Ifnglislz I-lfreslnnan English seeks to de- velop a fundamental knowledge of applied grammar and some skill in speaking and reading. l'llI!Lflf.S',l Ilffllhe aim of Sophomore English is to give the student a liasic appreciation of the history and types ot literature. Plays, short stories. poetry. essays and novels arc analyzed for construction and appreciation. There is an emphasis upon graunnar in oral and Written re- ports. Iinglislz Ill-The student in lCuglish Ill gains a detailed knowledge and understanding of .-Xmeriean literature from Colonial days to the 20th Century. XVriters who were merely names on a title page hccoine a reality through a recog- nition of the importance of historical movements upon literature. In the study of drama, poetry, novel, essays, and short stories the importance of character development is stressed. Oral and Written reports are an integral part of this course of study. Er1gli.s'll IV-English literature from Chaucer to the twentieth century is studied in detail. An attempt is made to give the student a concep- tion of the changes in literature as the result of social, economic, and political changes in the life of a people. An intensive rather than extensive course ol' study is emphasized. Blue and Gold 33 L ' F Program of Studzes at Mlton Hgh School FRESHMAN IUNIOR 'English 'English 'Algebra 'Sociology 'General Science 'Chemistry or Physics 'Civics 'Algebra II 'Latin I 'French II General Mathematics TTyping I Home Economics I fGirlsJ tBusiness English Shop and Mechanical TBookkeeping Drawing TShorthand Home Economics fAdvancedQ Shop and Mechanical SOPHOMORE Drawing II 'English 'Geometry :Biology SENIOR Civics 'World History 'EI1g1iSh 'Latin II 'United States History French I 'Sociology -rjunior Business Training 'Chemistry or Physics Shop and Mechanical 'Algebra II Drawing TBusiness Practice Home Economics I CGirlsJ TTyping , Home Economics fAdvancedl Shop and Mechanical SUBIECTS not offered in 1958-54 Drawing Chemistry Driver Training A student must take four years of English. Sociology and United States History are required for raduation. Civics and Ilome Economics CGirlsl are required as Freshman or Sophomore subjects. Glee Club, Band, Physical Education and Music Appreciation are offered to both girls and boys for which one-half credit is received. Subjects preceded by an f'l receive credit for college entrance. Those preceded by a ffl dagger are essential to sound business training. 5 H ' 'I No attempt is made to arbitrarily divide the curriculum into "Courses" so-called, calling one the college preparatory course, another the com- mercial, or another by some other name. On the contrary, it is our purpose to leave the pupil as unhampered as possible. Certain subjects are required of all pupils. Aside from these, pupils are given wide freedom of choice among studies called 'electives'. All students who expect to enter college, however, must make a selection from those electives which are preceded by an asterisk UD except that for some colleges, courses in Latin are not required though it is highly desirable. Either two years of Latin or two years of French are essential. In cases Where any doubt exists in the minds of parents or pupils as to subjects to be chosen, advice should be sought from the office. When- ever it becomes evident that a pupil has made a mistake in the choice of his studies, an attempt will be made to remedy the difficulty. 34 Blue and Gold fllathematics Department Algebra I-The aim of this course is to teach the language and the science of the simple equa- tion, to emphasize the importance of the equa- tion and its application through the solution of practical problems. Plane Geometry-The aims of this course are to teach the pupils to reason rather than to ac- cept statements as true without proof, to use geometric tools accurately in simple constmc- tion and show their practical application. Algebra II-This is a review of elementary algebra plus a sufficient amount of advanced material to prepare the pupils for college. GENERAL MATHEMATICS The aims of this course are: C11 To present mathematics as a practical subject arising from the life situations of ordinary people, C21 To give an insight into mathematical principles necessary to understand our increasingly compli- cated environmentg QSQ To provide an explora- tory course in mathematics. Language Department Students who have a fairly good average in English may elect a language course. Those who are planning to enroll in college or nurses' train- ing should take two years of one language to ful- fill the requirements of those institutions. Latin I-lt is the purpose of this course to endow the student with the following: flj The fundamentals of Latin grammar to permit the student to continue Latin Ilg 12D A correspond- ing knowledge of English grammar, QSJ An acquaintance with derivatives and related Latin words, f4Q Sentence writing and translation of Lating f5j The meaning of a word in its sur- rounding contextg CGD The historical and cul- tural material available in Latin I, and 17D An acquaintance with mythological material. Latin II-The aims set up for the first year are continued and enlarged upon, with more in- tensified study. The studentls power to translate should become increased. There is continued opportunity to become acquainted with the his- tory of Rome. Caesar proper is not encountered until late in the year and then in simplified form. French-A study of this language aims at giving the pupil an understanding of the French way of life and an appreciation of the contribu- tions of France to the modern world and in part- icular to Amercian life and culture. In the first year of study emphasis is placed on oral French along with those fundamentals of grammar which are necessary to make it possible to carry on simple conversations. An average of C must be obtained in French I to continue with French II. In the second year the main emphasis is on reading French culmin- ating in the translation of a French novel. Science Department General S c i e n c e-The composition and changes in matter, control and use of fire and heat, cause and prevention of diseaseg food, our water supply, weather, harnessing our energy, use of machines, electricity and light, methods of communication, and transportation, the heav- ens, the earthis surface, and plant life are topics generally studied. Biology-A course designed to give a more thorough systematic knowledge of the living things on this planet. Much emphasis is placed on the relationship between hitherto unfamiliar organisms and everyday routine of life. Physics-The course helps to develop the ability to observe facts accurately, to record in an orderly fashion the data obtained, to set up apparatus correctly and expeditiously, to make quantitive measurements, which may be used to solve a physical problem and most of all to make accurate computations and to state results in good English and in readable form. Chemistry-This science deals chiefly with the changes in the composition of matter, the practical application of chemistry to everyday life, human health, in the home, in industry, its contributions to society, to plant and animal life, all are stressed. Mathematical solutions to chem- ical problems are required. Laboratory periods for student experimentation average two periods per week. Blue and Gold 85 Social Sczence Department Civics-This course deals with the meaning of American democracy, the major problems of our government, and the obligations of the citi- ZCHS. Vocations-This course is given to help young people to understand the workers of the world and the kinds of work they do. When the right time comes, the pupils will need to make their own choice of work, to decide how they are going to earn their living and how they are going to prepare for success in the call- ing they have chosen. Sociology and Problems of American Democ- racy-Sociology concerns itself with problems of modern social living and how these problems are being solved by our democratic system of government. World History-The course attempts to give an understanding of how our present civilization developed from the past and what the different ages and peoples have contributed to the present. United States History-The objective of this course is to furnish a background of ideals, strug- gles, victories, failures, and compromises Which, viewed objectively, impress our country, force- fully and favorably on each high school student. Home Economics Department Home Economics is required of all girls in grades 7, 8, and 9. There is an advanced course which can be elected by upperclass girls. This year, for the first time, boys could take Home Economics. This class met twice during the band period. The boys made chefis aprons, sport shirts, and learned how to care for a sew- ing machine. They proved that boys, as well as girls, can be good cooks. The Freshmen studied units on good groom- ing, getting along with others, textiles, clothing construction, nutrition, and meal planning and service. In addition to these units, the advanced class studied interior decorating and caring for children. This class was responsible for making twenty-three new choir robes for the glee club. They also rearranged the Home Economics room, so that we now have a separate kitchen and a classroom with a family living center. Commercial Department Shorthand I-Aims: to train students to read shorthand notes fluently and to transcribe them accurately, to develop habits which make for efficiency in taking dictation and to build up a vocabulary usable at the rate of about 80 words a minute. Bookkeeping-Aims: to teach the elementary principles of accounting and routine of book- keeping, and to develop an appreciation of busi- ness situations and problems, sole proprietorship and partnership. Typewriting I-The objective of the course is: mastery of the keyboard with the formation of correct habits and techniques which will en- able the student to type accurately at the rate of forty words per minute. The various letter forms are studied with special emphasis on attractive placement. This includes carbon copies and en- velopes. Much time is devoted to personal typ- ing. Typewriting II-Objective: The ability to type accurately at the rate of fifty words per minute and set up attractively the following: manuscript typing, copying from rough draft, payroll, bills, invoices, statements, tabulations, and other business forms. Some time is spent in cutting stensils and instructions are given in the use of the duplication machine. junior Business Training-The objectives of this course are: to provide a background of eco- nomic education such as should precede any vo- cational training and to lay a firm foundation for the achievement of economic security. Ofice Practice--This course provides inten- sive pre-employment training. The objectives are Cll to aid the student in mastering office skills such as filing, duplicating, keeping payroll records, and operating calculating machines and Q25 to develop the personal qualities and traits that are essential for success in a business office. Shop This is a course in woodworking, using com- mon tools, power equipment and lathe. 36 gl Blue and Gold General Information Admission - Any pupil having graduated from the eighth grade is admitted to the high school. Other pupils are admitted upon presen- tation of an officially signed statement of proof that equivalent work has been completed. Tuition-All students whose residence is out- side the School District are charged tuition of 95225.00 for year 1953-54. If a pupil lives in a Vermont town which does not maintain a high school, his home district is legally obligated to pay this fee. Marking System-The marking system is a standard one used by most high schools. A Q92-1001 excellent workg B Q85-92D very good Workg C 177-855 good workg D C70-775 poor workg F Cbelow 701 no re-examination given. Report Cards are sent home six times each year for parents' examination. While the teachers and principal appreciate the prevailing good will and cooperation of the parents, the following suggestions may help in keeping cut' scholarship standing high: Good attendance is fundamentally necessary for a successful school. Satisfactory work in the high school requires regular home study on the part of the average student. Parents and other adults are welcome at the school at all times. We invite any intelligent and sympathetic criticism. Compliments of THE I. G. A. STORE Harrison Fowler South Hero Vermont Compliments of CITIZENS' UTILITIES HEAT, LIGHT and POWER Newport Vermont PICTURES IN THIS YEARBOOK TAKEN BY MORRIS STUDIOS COLEBROOK, NEW HAMPSHIRE ue and Go ld 37 Beaupre, Allen Beaupre, Mary Bluto, Charlotte Breault, Shirley Bushey, Betty Baker, Cecelia Blow, Thelma Boudreau, Ronald Bovat, Beverly Breault, Leon Brisson, Robert Cadreact, Peter Beaupre, Norma Blow, Raymond Blow, Victoria Bluto, David Bluto, Verna Branch, Carol n Branch, Marolyn Briggs, Abiah Burns, Stillman Campbell, John Adams, Helen Adams, Richard Barber, Ronald Barrows, Wayne Bascome, John Blow, Delores Blow, Eleanor Bourgeois, Patricia Brisson, Jacqueline Brunelle, Jacquelyn Caya, Jacquelyn Brisson, Marcel Cadreact, Claire Cleveland, Sandra Demar, Rita Fienemann, Penelope Calouri, Sandra Cleveland, Donna Czyzewski, Van Davis, Patsy Enrollment Davis, Judith Dingler, Paul Gabree, Jean Gonyeau, Roger Hayes, June Jackson, Constance Johnson, Shirley King, Bernard LeClaire, Doris Limoge, Robert JUNIORS Costello, Ruth Dunakin, Agnes Fienemann, Janet Holcombe, Lois Jackson, Sally Jones, Alden Jordon, Theresa King, Dorothy Lareau, Bernard Martell, Cynthia Miner, Richard Parker, Albert Patno, Lee Pidgeon, Delores SOPHOMORES Caswell, Gwendolyn Dodge, Lewis Hussey, Melvin Jackson, Mary Jane Lawrence, James Lockerby, Clarence Lombard, Ann Patno, Ruth Pelletier, George Pidgeon, Alan Ratte, Jeanette Roque, Donna Roque, Faith Roy, Larry Ryan, Carol Santor, David Savard, Beverly Shedrick, Margret FRESHMEN Demars, Gloria Deo, Donald Dewyea, Robert Dubuque, Eleanor Erit, Arlene Giffin, Glen Gover, Geor e Hussey, Sheila LaCass, Robert LaCass, Virginia Larrow, Estell Garrow, Larry Gordon, Clifton Granger, Patricia Le-Claire, Roger Miner, Evan Desranleau, Sally Gordon, Robert Hamlin, Robert Lascore, Stephanie Laughlin, Robert Limoge, Raymond Lombard, Alton Manley, James Ma o, Marion Millls, Williams Morway, Sally Myott, Roger Newell, Barbara Phelps, Harold EIGHTH Robar, Beverly Roussin, Denis Russell, Pauline Russell, William SEVENTH Parker, Joanne Pratt, James Preston, Marilyn Ratte, Edward Lombard, Irma Phillips, Florence Pidgeon, Leo Roussin, Maurice Scribner, Joyce Potuznick, Ann Potvin, Leonard Russell, James Smith, Bernard Terry, Florence Vantine, Hazel Stevens, Wilson Tourville, Donald Towne, Marilyn Trayah, Richard Turner, Walter Villemaire, Claire Waite, Lawrence White, Warren Wilcox, Aletha Roque, Donald Roque, Vivian Sargent, Burton Shangraw, Freda St. Pierre, Mary Trayah, Maxine Turner, Charles Wells, Barbara Wentworth, Edwin Williams, John Sheltra, Alison Turner, Larry Wagner, Ronald Wilcox, Larry Roussin, Blanche Roussin, Florence Trayah, Marie Compliments of Milton Pa ren t- Teachers Associa tion ue and Gold Compliments of AMERICAN LEGION POST NO. 57 MILTON, VERMONT ,, :lim ,, ggaafw Q 4 Y ' 5 aksxz 5 2 4 'A'9 6' Z1?fi'l3wsQ l l . . I ' , SPONSORS OF:- Boys' State Iunior League Baseball Compliments of CASS-WARNER CORP. GENERAL conrlmcrons ESSEX JUNCTION, VERMONT Telephone 8-3383 40 Blue and Gold L. G. BALFOUR CO. Main Otlice and Factory ATTLEBORO, MASS. Offices in Principal Cities Manufacturers of Class Rings, Pins, Club Insignia, Engraved Commencement Invitations Personal Cards, Medals, Diplomas Athletic Trophies SAWYER W. LEE DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVE Vergennes, Vermont Compliments of Vermontis Smartest Club Restaurant The Olde Board Shelburne Road Burlington - Vermont AMERICAN LEGION POST NO. 57 AUXILIARY Y rbi ,rf sow? I I2 1 R .I F Y x ix' Sponsors of Girls, State Poppy Sale for Disabled Veterans MILTON TV CENTER Motorola - Zenith - CBS Columbia TV and Radio Sales and Service Ed and Ioyce Sweeney Telephone 2613 Blue and Gold SEA FOOD CIIICKEN IN THE BASKET ARNS LODGE 8. TAVERN Route 22 Phone 195 Grand Isle, Vermont RUSSELL L. SWEENEY KEROSENE - FUEL OILS For Prompt Service Call 2771 Milton, Vt P H I L C O Television , Radios - Refrigerators - Ranges F REEZERS American Kitchen Sinks and Cabinets HARDWARE and BUILDING MATERIALS E. W. MILLER STORE I. E. Wagner, Mgr. Milton, Vt. Phones 2635-2637 Compliments of MILTON CO-OP DAIRY CORP. Phone 2961 Milton Vermont Blue and Gold McAULIFFE'S BOOKS PAPER STATIONERY SCHOOL SUPPLIES ART MATERIALS Phone 4-4531 Burlington, Vermont BREAULT'S BEACON STORE MEATS - GROCERIES GENERAL MERCHANDISE Fishing Tackle T Souvenirs ESSO SERVICE STATION Phone 187 Grand Isle, Vt. Compliments of GRAND ISLE PARENT-TEACHER ASSOCIATION ROUSSEAU BROS., Inc. A Community Service Center INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER FARM MACHINES and REPAIRS CHRYSLER and PLYMOUTH CARS REPAIRS and LUBRICATION Grand Isle, Vt. Telephone 40 Blue and Gold HOW TO CHOOSE A DIAMOND Dizuuoiul valucs urc not rlctcrniinccl Ivy carat wciglit ulonc. Clarity, cutting und color ure cquailly iinluorlunt in choosing ai I1 c il u t i fu I cliiunoiul. NVc graulc witli inoclcrn scicntific inslriuucnts for your Iwnefits. SILVER XVATCHES TIIOPHIES F. J. PRESTON 8. SON, Inc. licgistcrcrl ji-wt-It-r-Aini-rit-im Gcm Socicty I7 Uppcr Clulrcll Strcct Burlington, Vermont --gi KENNETH MAYVILLE Compliments of FITZPATRICK'S GARAGE GENERAL MOTORS TRUCKS and SCIIOOI. BUSES 98 Lnkcview Tcrr. Burlington, Vt. MILTON BUS LINE Allcn Thompson, Owner Leaves Milton 9 and 1 Imavcs Burlington ll uncl 4:30 Milton, Vt. Telephone 2344 SOCONY SERVICE STATION CIIIICICIILEADEIIS fl-oleplumc 2431 A. Dunuliin, Y. Iloqlzc. ll. BIISIIVX, S. Iircuult. Il. Ilulno IIII s Milton, Vcrinont K , Ili -' fillll . 'I IRES VEX' V 'I ' if fl ICS I m 'Jil 'ft 'N 44 Blue and Gold Telephone 2938 ROBERT l. MORWAY, Inc. GUY H. DINGIIR Menis Clothing and Furnishings Real E5-tate Brgker -Dealer In- 155 Cherry St. Phone 2-0881 Burlington, Vermont Horses, Cattle, New and Used Machinery Checkerberry Corners Milton, Vt. C l' f Compliments of Omp lments O RIlEY,S THE LG. A.STORE PATTON BROTHERS Phone 2931 Telephone Essex 8-2462 Mmm Vermont Colchester Vermont Compliments of nEsnANLEAu snos. GARAGE s,MRs0R,s RUR STORE' ,nc- Culf Products 1-'URS and LUGGAGE General Repairing Telephone 2461 Burlington Vermont Milton Vermont Compliments of Compliments of C U R R I R R 5 Minn suoi COMPANY I I I nc: ENDICOTT-JOHNSON SHOES Telephone 2-2801 66 Church St. Burlington, Vt. Burlington 42 Church Street Vermont Blue and Gold 45 Compliments of ROBERT EVEREST BUSINESS COLLEGE -Dealer In- - ' h Y Seventy Slxt ear Hood,s Milk Products OFFERS INTENSIVE COURSES IN Telephone 4244 Accounting fPathfinderQ . Shorthand qcreggp Milton Vermont Touch Typewriting Business Mathematics Secretarial Practice C 1. t f Business English Omp lmen S 0 d . ll' d bi ts an 1 le Su ec Howmzn JoHNsoN APPROVED FOR VETERANS, TRAINING Fall Term Opens September 8 Meat Market Frozen Food Lockers 182 Main St. Dial 2-1701 Burlington, Vt. Ask for catalog giving full information Phone 2852 about courses, rates, etc. Milton Vermont IODINE SPRING RESTAURANT Cabins Meals Dancing Nightly Ist Class License Call 140-M for Reservations MI Edna and Noel Viens, Owners South Hero Vermont ONE MILE NORTH OF CHIMNEY CORNER ON ROUTE 7 ADVANCED sHoP CLASS 1-flxr-.w1- -.ua- Blue and Gold Compliments of SOUTH HERO GROCERY HAYDEN BROTHERS Gus Spears, Prop. Dealers in Hard and Soft Wood Phone 280-W Milton Vermont South Hero Vermont Compliments of W. C. MARTEll CllEE'S BARBER SHOP A N D CATTLE DEALER AVIS, BEAUTY SALON Calf and Beef Bulls Telephone 2783 Telephone 4124 Milton, Vt. Milton Vermont BRANCH BROS. Compliments of General Merchandise KNlGHT'S STORE Meats, Groceries, Fruits North Hero Vermont Phone 4331 Milton, Vt. ROBINSON HARDWARE C0mPllmemS of -Dealer In- RED TOP CABINS Hardware, Plumbing, Paint Mr. and Mrs. Cordon Adams, Props. Lumber and Coal Phone 2939 lioure 7 South Hero Vermont M ilton Vermont Blue and Gold 47 KENNETH WAGNER Compliments of Workmenis Compensation Automobile CRAWFORD DENNIS Plate Class IGA STORE Fife Insurance Telephone 43 Grand Isle, Vt. Milton Vermont C0mPlimentS of MIlTON BOWIING ARENA RIVERSIDE GARAGE Phone 2481 N. E. Bourgeois Milton Vermont Phone 2071 Milton, Vt. NATION-WIDE STORE Compliments of Donat Danis, Owner BRANCH'S STORE Meats and Groceries South Hero Vermont Milton Vermont Compliments of Compliments of RAlPI'I WELLS Shell Service Station led ShePa1'd, PTUP- SHEP'S BARBER SHOP Milton Vermont Milton Vermont 48 Blue and Gold Compliments of EARl l. BEVlN'S GARAGE CHAMPLAIN nusco co. Cene"a1RePai'inS H. C. and K. M. Rugg DODGE and PLYMOUTH Service Official AAA and ALA Station Phone 2141 Milton, Vt. Phone 2813 Milton, Vt. Compliments of C 1' . f Omplmm 0 PAUL A. cmunmz IDYl - HURST l0DGE M E A T S W31'1'9U B- Steadmall Wholesale, Custom, Retail Telephone 272 South Hero, Vt. Georgia Ve,-mont Compliments of KARI. .I. PHELPS Compliments of A F gem of scum Hsno Automobile and Fire Insurance Tel- 4491 PARENT-TEACHER ASSOCIATION Milton Vermont Compliments of RAlPH C. RYAN DUFFY'S RESTAURANT -Dealer In- A N D MEATS and CROCERIES C A B I N S Phone 2371 Milton, Vt. Phone 2441 Milton, Vt. Blue and Gold 49 Compliments of vloLA F MARTIN C0mP1imemS of Town Clerk and Treasurer VANTINFS gn luke Chqmplqin and o Martinis Grocery Grand Isle Vermont Tel. 172-W Grand Isle, Vt. Compliments of RHEO'S RESTAURANT lst and 3rd Class License Kelvinator and Servel Condensing Units Kelvinator Farm Freezers Esco Milk Cooling Cabinets K. G. MINER Hungry? Thi,-Sty? We Have It! Refrigerators and Electric Motor Sales and Service Milton Vermont Phone 2393 Maplewood Ave. Milton, Vt. BAY-HAVEN J. A. RYAN CO. F lour, Crain and Mill Feed Telephone 2643 Milton Vermont BOATS for FISHING -Dealer In- Marine Supplies and Boats Phone 23 Leon Bora, Prop. South Hero Vermont Compliments of RAY AND EDYTHE COBURN Insurance Telephone 2831 Milton, Vt. HOME ECONOMICS SEVVINC LABORATORY 50 Blue and Gold Compliments of KENNETH R. ADAMS JOHN REID CONTRACTOR Heal Estate - Auctioneer and ' BUILDER 1400 Spear St. So. Burlington Dial 2-0751 Tel. 4218 Milton, Vt. aioomsznws HWS LUNCH 'Vermontis Best Known Shoe Store" f Snacks Largest Assortment o Shoes and Rubber Footwear Lunches for the entire family Dinners OPEN EVENINCS Television Tel, 2-0001 Milton Vermont 191 North St. Burlington, Vt. PETE'S GARAGE GULF DEALER Lubrication General Repairs A. B. QUEBEC, Prop. Milton Vermont Compliments of REX I'IEWEY'S SERVICE STATION Cars Bought and Sold Milton Vermont HORACE lEClAIR Bread and Pastries Dealer Tel. 8-2326 Westford, Vt. Compliments of SMlTH'S VARIETY STORE Dial 8-2083 Colchester Vermont Blue and Gold 51 Phone 2982 Prompt Service Compliments of CUFFURD TURNER CHIMNEY commas Floor Sanding C. and F. H. Bora, Props. Finishing and Polishing Phone Essex Ict. 8-2162 Free Estimates Milton, Vt. Colchester Vermont Compliments of ABERNETHY, CIARKSON WRIGHT, INC. SPORTSMAN'S INN Vermontis Foremost Department Store Boats Beach Burlington, Vt. Phone 4-5701 Dancing License Grand Isle Vermont Compliments of GERAID E. MOUl'I'0N General Contracting Phone 4190 Milton Vermont HOMESTEAD CABINS Route No. 7, Georgia P. O.--RF D, Milton, Vermont Modern Conveniences Meals Served -- Novelties Groceries - Esso Station Compliments of PARKER M. IRISH Phones-Burl. 4-6884 Milton 4132 Milton. - Vermont DRIVER TRAINING CAR R. Patno, D. Roque, L. Putno, A. Dunukin, L. 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