Milton Union High School - Blackhawk Yearbook (Milton, WI)

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Agnew Editor Adviser Sally Shadel Jacquelyn Werfal Assistant Editors PAGE TWO Now turn the poges ond toke o look. Q . t 5 E 5 1 3 2 E 4. I t , ' A l i L... l .l X Row one: Earl Young, Don Coleman, Jacquelyn Werfal, Kathleen Myszewski, Sally Shadel, Gordon Drake, Gerald Fredrick. Row two: Miss Agnew, adviser, Jeanette Hilts, Darlene Knott, Marilyn Jones, Donna Kumlien, Priscilla Arnold, Catherine Corkhill, Patricia Schu- macher. Row three: Joanne Thomson, Charles Robertson, Betty Rudisill, Dorothy Getchell, Donna Foreman, Shirley Wenham, Sally Manogue. Row four: Doris Masterson, Evy Jo Goessling, lzetta Page, Roger Gottschalk, Wayne Bauer, Kathleen Striegl, Marian Extrom, Donna Murphy. BLACKHAWK STAFF This year, twenty-seven seniors and two iuniors served on the Blackhawk Staff. They were required to file application papers, and were then given the iobs they desired. These were as follows: Editor-in-chief-Kathleen Myszewski, Assistant edi- tors-Sally Shadel and Jacquelyn Werfal, Classes edi- tor-Priscilla Arnold, Art Editor-lzetta Page, Drama and Forensics editor-Kathleen Strieglg Clubs editors-Don- na Murphy and Marian Extrom, Sports editor-Roger Gottschalk, intramural editor-Jeanette Hilts, Business managers-Earl Young, Don Coleman, and Gordon Drake, Assistant business managers-Dorothy Getchell, Patricia Schumacher, Shirley Wenham, and Doris Mas- terson, Photographers-Jeanette Hilts, Wayne Bauer, Gerald Fredrick, Charles Robertson, Donna Kumlien, and Catherine Corkhill, Typists-Joanne Thomson, Evy Joe Goessling, Donna Foreman, Betty Rudisill. The editor and assistant editors met second hour during the school day and did preliminary planning. Some picture panels were made during "second hour" also, and it was not an unusual sight for Miss. Agnew's typing classes to see a table littered with literally hun- dreds of pictures and three editors trying to pick out the best for our annual. There were also meetings of the entire staff at the home of our adviser, Miss Agnew. Group pictures were taken by the Krueger Studio of Hartford, Wisconsin. Students took the snapshots of sports, school life, music, intramurals, teacher inform- als, and many others. Special thanks go to student pho- tographer, Jeanette Hilts, who took the great maiority of the snapshots. Our business managers planned a paper drive in the fall. The whole staff canvassed every house in Milton and Milton Junction. A magazine subscription drive was another fall project, one in which the whole student body participated. In March we sponsored a "Courier" subscription drive and again the whole student body participated. The business managers solicited support from the local businessmen, who proved to be most generous patrons. ln April we had another successful paper drive. We would like to thank Miss Agnew, for the splen- did help and advice she gave us in planning and printing YOUR l953 BLACKHAWK. PAGE THREE This is your yearbook, a book of memories of your lite at Milton Union High School from September, 1952, to June, 1953. ln this annual, you will find things to think about and talk about, and remember. For those of you who are underclassmen, there will be more memories to gather, and more events to come. But, you who are Seniors will prize your 1953 BLACKHAWK most, for in it are memories of your last year at Milton Union. . .HW W Q NX Y xxxXXb , Qc V , . by g 5. J - :-gs-SN .L Q MRS. ROXA PRITCHETT We, the Senior Class of l953, dedicate this book to Mrs. Roxa Pritchett. We sincerely hope that this will show, in some small way, the great love and respect we have for her, for, she has taught us more than music, through playing our solos, we learned self-confidence, from reporting our practice hours, we learned the value of honesty, and through her policy of student government, we learned self-discipline. As a tribute to her, we dedicate not only this book, but our future efforts as useful citizens of our community. PAGE FIVE x . . 4 We hire cnd fire. A , K ' .L Wayne Davidson-clerk, Mrs. Stuart Shade!-treasurer, Archie Striegl-director, Mrs. Gilbert Birky, and Harold Martin. BOARD OF EDUCATION For the first time, the board of education was in- creased from three to five members last year at the an- nual school meeting. The past year the board has been busy completing plans for the new gymnasium. After many public discussions, sponsored by the board and the P. T, A., led by A. P. Loomer, president, the pro- iect was officially approved at the school meeting in July, l952. A bond issue of 52l0,000 was authorized. Supt. Charles H. Dorr The contract for the remodelling of the old main room into a study hall, band room, and two classrooms was completed after school started in the fall. A new science room was furnished with modern equipment. Adequate lockers were installed in new areas. An in- tercommunication system was installed. The remain- ing interior changes will be done when the facilities in the new gym are finished. lt was hoped that we might have a new manual arts room also, but the additional cost prohibited it for the present. The board hopes in the near future to pro- vide kitchen facilities, for public use as well as for a hot lunch program. There is need for the appropria- tion of more funds to take care of seating, lockers, and equipment in the new gym. When comparing with oth- er communities of our size, we expect our gym to be as fine as any in the surrounding territory, and one of which our student body and taxpayers will be iustly proud. We wish to pay our respects to the late William Trescher, who, as a member of the board, saw the need for additional facilities and worked hard for their realization. PAGE SIX 35'3553 555'5T3 5V'555543 V53 'NN QAX s a x s x 1 Q an xx xx' ' xsfx wa,sfxv i'i7i x 4f8s's,s QYQY'1'i74'4'QJ4 x'4's'a's's'O Ps'QCQWR'n'?4'h's'a'4'a'OsViR'Cs's's7Js '0a'sYJ ' ' ' ' ' 'QA''?4'?i'JJ3a?4Y4'?i!i'i'4'4R'4k'? ' ' ' f'5f5f5f5f5' vWV6Q' 8a?s5a'4'JJ4i302'ma, ?A'a52l' 84 X? is 3 QS Y FACULTY 3 X i in ' 5' gf ai Y 3 0 , .NMMWW-W.N..wN ,W Me..,..,e. K , ew...WW.x We Wmwfa Q X s P 5 E 1 M .,x- X . 3 l eff V- r M E Q - Mrs. Lucille Warren, office secreiary "A friend in need is a friend indeed." PAGE SEVEN Though teochers ore olrnost olwoys Ruby A. Agnew Commercial Subjects, Guidance B. E. Whitewater State College M. A, Northwestern University Carl F. Benrud Agriculture B.E. Platteville State College Charles H. Dorr Supervising Principal Graduate, Whitewater State College B. A. University of Wisconsin, M. A. University of Wisconsin. Mrs. Dortha Grovert Physical Education tor Girls Biology B.A. Coe College PAGE EIGHT Carl F. Anderson Physical Education for Boys, Athletic Coachflzootball and Baseball B. A. University of Illinois Roy J. Colbert, Jr. Shop and General Science B.S. Platteville State College Calvin W. Gale Science and Mathematics BS. University of Wisconsin Mrs. Betty Hotlen English B.A. Oshkosh State College absent-minded, occasional ly Curtis Hotlen Social Science, Latin B.A, Northwestern College M.A. University of Wisconsin Mary Helen Juneau Art B,A. Mount Mary College Phyllis Ann Klose Vocal Music B.A. Milwaukee State College Mrs. Roxa Pritchett Bandg Dubuque Conservatory of Music Post Graduate-Dubuque Con- servatory of Music Artist's Graduate - Dubuque Conservatory of Music. --1 PAGE NINE Mrs. Helen Hull Librarian Milton College Mrs. Elizabeth Kaney Home Making B.S. University of Illinois Richard Marsh Social S t u d i e Sp Basketball Coach B.A. University of Wisconsin Edith Stockman English and Business Practicep B. A. Milton College they remember to be humon. Mrs. Bertha Gill English, Forensics, and Playsg B. A. Carroll College. Joseph Mongue English and Forensics 8.5. University of Wisconsin g 4 . 'ai ' ialq Aqiauwf. fs' sV.,-,. Mrs. Kaney lfneeding bread. Mr, Keen's study hall. Mrs. Asher, substitute for Mr. Hotlen Miss Agnew and Jeanette. Coach and gym class. Mrs. Pritchett leading us on. 'vii Mongue giving Fi helping hand. Prof. showing how it's done. Mrs. l-lull supervising the lilviniv PAGE TEN . , 1 , yfyfg S f 5 8'qY4'?8t8 uX'32Q ' 'A 6Q'2 ' 'W sA'?xh 1" :c.,.'wccav:wc.mw4xvW 4AQiQttxxc .kzw .Az+' c.'.'.' ???la? 4 .avceavzxwczvawccaw W i f 3 if 15 ga Y I 'v OX 4, S I f I f 1 I Q Q 0 Mr. CoIbert's Science Class. PAGE ELEVEN Our famous lost words: Donna Murphy, Gerald Fredrick, Don Coleman, Malcolm Astin CLASS OF 1953 In the fall of 1949, we entered Milton Union high with fifty-seven members. During the year Robert Da- vis, Darlene Gierke, Kenneth Schroeder, Peggy Schultz and Donald Starks withdrew. Later three new students, Donna Wunder, James Cockrane, and Helen Johnson entered. At our first class meeting, we elected: Sally Shadel, president, Gordon Drake, vice-president: Mal- colm Astin, secretary, and Donna Kumlien, treasurer. Our faculty advisers were Coach Anderson and Mrs. Benn. When we started our sophomore year, fifty-one stu- dents enrolled. New students were Shirley Craig, Jeanette Hilts, and Paul Evans. During the year LaVerne Ostrander withdrew and William Schellenberger was admitted. Class officers elected for the year were: Don- na Kumlien, president, Betty Rudisill, vice-president, Phyliss Sarow, secretary, and Patricia O'Brien, treasur- er. Donna Kumlien was elected candidate for queen to represent us at the Christmas Formal. Our faculty advisers for the year were Mr. Colbert and Mr. Netzel. At the beginning of the Junior year, there were forty-four students in our class with one new member, Don Coleman. During the year Patricia O'Brien, Phyllis Sarow, Richard Henze, and William Schellenberger withdrew, Ronald Stubbendick, and Francis Boston ioin- ed us. We elected Gordon Drake, president, Evy Jo Goessling, vice-president, Marilyn Jones, secretary, and John Griffin, treasurer. Donna Kumlien and Patricia O'- Brien were chosen cheerleaders for "A" squad. In De- cember, we put on our class play, "Footloose", under the direction of Mrs. Curtis Hotlen and it was a huge success. On May l, we gave the seniors a banquet and dance which is known as the annual Junior-Senior Ban- quet and Dance. Miss Stockman and Mr. Hotlen were our faculty advises for our iunior year. When we began our senior year last fall, forty-one students enrolled. Two students withdrew, leaving thir- ty-nine to graduate. This year our faculty advisers were Miss Agnew and Mr. Mongue. Don Coleman was elect- ed president with Malcolm Astin as vice-president, Donna Murphy, secretary, and Gerald Frederick, treas- urer, his helpers. Donna Kumlien and Patricia O'Brien were elected cheerleaders. This year, the seniors sponsored the homecoming dance, two paper drives, one in November and one in April, for the benefit of the Blackhawk, a "Courier" drive in March netted a nice sum for the Blackhawk, the senior class play directed by Mrs. Gill was also very well oresented by the many seniors participating, and the class trip in May was an event on which everyone had a wonderful time. Our picnic on June 12 closed our last year at Milton Union. Malcolm l. Astin "Mac" Class secretary, I, Vice-presi- dent, 4, Blackhawk, 4, Band, 3, 4, Football, I, 2, 3, 4, Bas- ketball, I, 2, 3, 4, Baseball, I, 2, 3, 4, Intramurals, I, Photo- graphy Club, 2. "If school is liberty-give me death." Ernest C. Bollerud "Ernie" Intramurals, I, Driver Educa- tion, 3, F.F.A., , "He has a store of knowledge that he never got from books." Don A. Coleman Transferred from Whitewater City High School, 3, Class Pres- ident, 4, Blackhawk, 4, Class Play, 3, 4, One-act Play, 4, Forensics, 3, 4, Band, 3, 4, Pep Band, 3, 4, F.F.A., 3, 4, Vice- president, 4. "His voiceeiust like a mega- phone." Shirley Ann Craig "Shirl" Transferred from Roosevelt iunior High School, Peoria, ll- linois, 2, Intramurals, 2, 3, G. A.A., 2, 3, 4, F.H.A., 3, 4 Girl's Shop, 2, Tri-Y, 3. "l chew and chatter as I go." ll Q Who, me ll PAGE THIRTEEN Wayne Bauer Blackhawk, 4, Class Play, 3, Band, I, 2, 3, 4, Pep Band I, 2, 3, 4, Massed Band, I, Stu- dent Council, 2, Football, I, 2, Basketball, I, 2, Baseball, I, Intramurals, I, 2, 3, 4, Photo- graphy Club, I, 2, 4, Hi-Y, 2, 3, 4. "The girl who gets me is lucky." Wayne Cashore "Wainer" Football, 3, 4, Basketball, 2, 3, 4, Baseball, I, 2, 3, 4, F.F.A., 4, Hi-Y, 3, 4, Chef Club, 2. "If I can't sleep nights-I sleep in class." Catherine Corkhill "Cathy" Blackhawk, 4, One-act Play, I, Intramurals, I, G.A.A., I, F.H.A., I, 2, 3, 4, Greggites, 4. "She's here-I heard her giggle." Donald Dorr "Don" Band, 2, 3, 4, Intramurals, I, 2, 3, 4, F.F.A., I, 2, 3, 4. "It I don't look important, my looks deceive me." ll "You didn't tell us we were having o test today! Gordon P. Drake "Gordy" Class Vice-President, l, Presi- dent, 3, Crimson Flash, 2, Blackhawk, 4, Class Play, 3, 4, One-act Play, 2, 4, Band l, 2, 3, 4, President, 4, Pep Band, l, 2, Youth Center Treasurer, 2, Vice-President, 3, Unisingers, 3, Football, 1, 2, 3, 4, Basket- ball, 2, 3, 4, Baseball, l, 2, 3, Intramurals, l, FFA., 4, Bad- ger Boy's State, 3. "lf tame comes after death, I'rri in no hurry for it." Donna Kay Foreman "Donnie" Blackhawk, 4, Band, l, 2, 3, 4, Student Council, 4, G,A.A., l, 2, 3, 4, F.H.A., l, 2, 3, 4, Treasurer, 4, Pep Club, l, 4, Greggites, 4, Tri-Y, 3, 4. 'The good die young. careful." Dorothy Getchell "Mouse" Transferred from Edgerton High School, 2, Blackhawk, 4, Band, 2, 3, 4, Intramurals, l, 2, 3, 4, G.A.A., 2, 3, F.H.A., 2, Trl-Y, 3. "A ring on the finger is worth two on the phone." John F. Griffin "Griff" Class Treasurer, 3, Football, l, 2, 3, 4, Basketball, l, 2, 3, 4 Baseball, l, 2, 3, 4, Intramur- als, l, Hi-Y, l, 2, 3, 4, Treas- urer, 4. "I never bother work, work never bothers me." PAGE FOURTEEN Marian J. Extrom "Sarge" Blackhawk, 4, F.H.A., l, 2, 3, 4, Pep Club, 4, Class Play, 4. "She's not a flower, not a pearl, but she's a iolly all- around girl." Gerald L. Fredrick "Jer" Class Treasurer, 4, Crimson Flash, 2, 3, Class Play, 3, 4, One-act Play, 2, 3, 4, Band, 4, Basketball, 2, 3, Intramurals, l, 2, 3, 4, F,F.A., 'l, 2, 3, 4, Reporter, 3, President, 4, Pho- tography Club, 4, Hi-Y, 2, 3, 4, Chef Club, 3. "If I don't die I'Il live a heck of a long time." Evelyn J. Goessling "Evy Jo" Class Vice President, 3, Black- hawk, 4, Bank, l, 2, 3, 4, Pep Band, l, 2, 3, 4, Student Coun- cil, 3, 4, Secretary-Treasurer, 4, G.A.A., I, 4, Art Club T, Homeroom President, 4, Class Play, 4. "A winning way, a pleasant smile, a kindly word for all." Jeanette A. Hilts Transferred from Janesville High School, 2, Blackhawk, 4, Intramurals, 2, 3, 4, Manager, 4, G.A.A., 2, 3, 4, F.H.A., 2, 3, 4, Point Secretary, 3, Pep Club, 4, Treasurer, 4, Photo- graphy Club, 4, Tri-Y, 3, 4, President, 4, Homeroom Pres- ident, 4, Class Play, 4, Nation- al Honor Society, 4. "Never glum or out of sorts, always iolly and fond of sports." 'll "Why do I have to make up time? I wasn't talking. Esther J. Hoge "Blondie" Intramurals, I, 2, 3, 4, G.A.A., 1, 2, 3, 4, F.H.A., 1, 2, Class Play, 4. "She has no heart, the Air Force has it." Darlene E. Knott "Dar" Blackhawk, 4, Class Play, 3, 4, Band, I, 2, 3, 4, Pep Band, 2, 3, 4, Student Council 2, Intra- murals, I, 2, 3, 4, G.A.A., I, 2, 3, 4, Treasurer, I, Presi- dent, 4, Youth Center, 2, 3, 4. "Sometimes I sit and think and sometimse I iust sit." Paul P. Link "Guts" Blackhawk, 4, Student Council, 3, Football, I, 2, 3, 4, Basket- ball, 3, 4, Intramurals, 2, 3, Hi-Y, 2, 3. "I'm hunting for the guy that invented work." Donald W. McMillan "Don" Class Play, 3, 4, One Act Play, 2, Band, I, 2, 3, 4, Pep Band, I, 2, 3, Basketball 4, Intra- murals, I, 2, 3, Photography Club, 2, National Honor So- ciety, 4. "Although many have his name, none of them have his brain." , .af -...IDI PAGE FIFTEEN YR Marilyn Jones "Jonsie" Class Secretary, 3, Blackhawk, 4, Class Play, 3, 4, Unisingers, 3, Intramurals, I, 2, 3, 4, G. A.A., I, 2, 3, 4, F.H.A., I, 2, Pep Club, I, 4, Greggites, 4, President, 4, Tri-Y, 3, 4, Home- room Secretary, 4. "Generally speaking, a woman is generally speaking." Donna lee Kumlien "Dimps" Class Treasurer, I, President, 2, Blackhawk, 4, Crimson Flash, I, 2, Band, I, 2, 3, 4, Pep Band, I, 2, 3, Unisingers, 3, Student Council, 2, Intra- murals, I, 2, 3, 4, Cheerlead- er, 3, 4, G.A.A., I, 2, 3, 4, Pep Club 4, Girl's Shop, 2, Photo- graphy Club, 4, Tri-Y, 3, 4, Art Club, 2, Class Play, 4. "She was born a talker, and has fair lived up to it." Della Fern Lippincott "Fella Darn" One Act Play, 4, Forensics, 4, Unisingers, 3, F.H.A., I, 2, 3, 4, Pep Club, I, 2, 4, Class Play, 4. "An innocent face-but you never can tell." Sally J. Manogue "Mogue" Blackhawk, 4, Crimson Flash, 2, Band, 2, 3, 4, Pep Band, 4, Intramurals, I, 2, 3, 4, G.A.A. I, 2, 3, 4, Greggites, 4, Sec- retary-Treasurer 4, Tri-Y, I, 2. "Determined to do her very best." "Er-oh-I don't know the answer." Kenneth C. Marshall "Ken" Unisingers, 3, Massed Choir, 2, Chef Club, 2. "A fellow among fellows, wo- men never a care to him." Donna M. Murphy "Murph" Class Secretary, 4, Blackhawk, 4, G.A.A,, 2, 3, 4, Intramurals, 2, 3, 4, Pep Club, 4, Class Play, 4. "We couldn't get along with- out the lrish." lzetta P. Page "lke" Blackhawk, 4, G.A.A., l, F.H.A. l, 2, Art Club, l. "Blushes are so becoming." Betty Ann Rudisill "Bet" Class Vice-President, 2, Band, l, 2, 3, 4, Blackhawk, 4, Pep Band, 2, 3, 4, Crimson Flash, 2, Student Council, 4, G.A.A, I, 2, 3, 4, Pep Club, l, 4, Girl's Shop, 2, Photography Club, 2, Greggites, 4, Tri-Y, 2, 4, Class Play, 4. "A sweeter girl-never was.' xi-1 1 I PAGE SIXTEEN Doris J. Masterson "Dorie" Blackhawk, 4, F.H.A., l, 2, 3 4, Pep Club, 1, 4. "Full of fun and mischief too, doing things she shouldn't do." r Kathleen Myszewski "Kate" Blackhawk, 4, Editor-in-Chief, 4, Crimson Flash, 3, One-act Play, l, 2, Forensics, 2, 3, 4, Band, l, 2, 3, 4, Pep Band, 3, 4, Unisingers, 3, F.H.A., 1, 2, 3, 4, Greggites, 4, Class Play, 3, 4, National Honor Society, 4. "Pronounce it-any way." Charles R. Robertson "Toots" Blackhawk, 4, Crimson Flash, 3, Class Play, 3, Unisingers, 3, Baseball Manager, l, Football, l, 2, 3, 4, Intramurals, l, 2, 3, 4, Photography Club, l, 2, 3, 4, President, 4, Hi-Y, l, 2, 3, 4. "This learning-bores me." Darrel A. Rupnow F.F.A., l, 2, 3, 4. "Beware! I may yet do some- thing sensational." "We don't need a pass, we won't get caught." Patricia Schumacher "Pat" Blackhawk, 4, One-Act Play, 4, G.A.A., 2, F.H.A., 1, 2, Girl's Shop, 2, Photogrpahy Club, 2, Band, 3, 4, Class Play, 4. "She has two eyes so soft and dark- Beware!" Kathleen Striegl "Katy" Blackhawk, 4, Class Play, 3, 4, One-Act Play, 2, Band, l, 2, 3, 4, Pep Band, l, 2, 3, 4, Stu- dent Council, 3, Youth Center Secretary, 4, Pep Club, l, 2, Girl's Shop, 2, Photography Club, 2, Tri-Y, 2, 3, 4, Secre- tary, 3. "Oh! girls, I heard a new one." Joanne Thomson "Jo" Blackhawk, 4, Intramurals, 3 4, G.A.A., 2, 3, 4, Pep Club, l, 4, Greggites, 4, Vice-Presi- dent, 4. "Blessed are they who say no- thing, for they shall never be quoted," Jacquelyn !. Werfrl "Jackie" Blackhawk, 4, Crimson Flash, 2, 3, Class Play, 3, 4, One-act Play, 4, Forensics, 3, 4, Youth Center President, 4, Intramur- als, 2, Driver Education, 3, F. H.A., l, 2, 3, 4, President, 3, Pep Club, l, 2, Girl's Shop, 2, Photography Club, 4, Vice- President, 4, D.A.R. Award, 4. "A willing worker does not wait to be asked." PAGE SEVENTEEN Sally Ann Shadel "Sal" Class President, i, Blackhawk, 4, Crimson Flash, l, 2, Class Play, 3, 4, One-act Play, 4, Forensics, 2, 4, Band, l, 2, 3, 4, Secretary, 2, Pep Band, l, 2, 3, 4, Unisingers, 3, Massed Band, l, 2, Student Council, 2, G.A.A., 1, 2, F.H.A., 3, 4, sec- "9fa"Y, 4, Tri-Y, 2, 3, Nation- al Honor Society, 4. "Everyone has their hobby- rnine is music." Ronald Stubbendick "Ron" Transferred from Janesville High School, 4, Basketball Manager, 4, Football, 4, Base- ball, 4, F.F.A., 4. "Help me someone-or l'll flunk!" Shirley A. Wenham Blackhawk, 4, Student Council, l, Driver Education, 3, F.H.A., I, 2, 3, 4, Reporter, 2, Secre- tary, 3, Pep Club, 4, President, 4, Class Play, 4. "Her quiet smile and winning ways please many." Earl D. Young "Hung Blackhawk, 4, Football, 2, Baseball, 2, Intramurals, 2, Hi- Y, 2. 'Nobody enioyed Bookkeeping class more than l did." With the arrival of our rings, Marlene Edwardson, Carol Brown, Lelia Manogue, Kenneth Chase. CLASS OF 1954 In September the Junior Class numbered sixty-seven thirty-eight girls and twenty-nine boys. During the year Joe Flannery and Kenneth Fanning withdrew. Rich- ard l-lofapsfel, Lucille and LaVerne Staller from Indi- ana entered making the enrollment sixty-eight. The fol- lowing were chosen as class officers: President, Ken- neth Chase, Vice-President, Leila Manogue, Secretary, Carol Brown, and Treasurer, Marlene Edwardson. Class rings ordered from Josten's, Owatonna, Min- nesota arrived the first of January. Under the capable direction of Mrs. l-lotlen and Miss Stockman the Junior Class Play, "Good Night Ladies" was presented. The cast was as follows: Dorothy How- land, Carol Brown, Dolores Marquart, Patricia Holliday, Roberta Randolph, Kay Christianson, Beverly Schultz, Wendell Kumlien, Ralph Rogers, Carl Klemp, Ralph Wardman, and John Goodger. The Class of T954 was well represented in athletics. ln football the following boys participated: Arthur Ar- nold, George Astin, Kenneth Chase, John Goodger, Ro- ger Gottschalk, Captain, Arlington Guenther, Anthony Guernsey, William Johnston, John Knight, Wendell Kumlien, Leo Manogue, Donald Olson, John Prox. Ralph Rogers, Howard Schmeling, and Paul Wixom. Ro- ger Gottschalk and Donna Decker reigned at the Home- coming Dance. During the 1952-T953 football season two members of our class, Anthony Guernsey and Ar- thur Arnold were stricken with polio. Eight Junior boys were active in basketball. They were. George Astin, Kenneth Chase, Arlington Guenther, John Knight, Wen- dell Kumlien, John Olson and John Prox. Marilyn Kil- dow and Carol Brown represented the class as cheer- leaders. Donna Chatfield was our queen candidate for the annual Christmas Formal, The Junior Class held a Post-Valentine Dance Febru- ary Ql, in the gymnasium. Popular records were played and the floor show was hilarious. Eight members of the class were active in forensics. They were Carol Arnold, Marlene Edwardson, Eileen Geiger, Patricia Holliday, Lelia Manogue, Dolores Mar- quart, Donald Olson and John Olson. We sponsored the annual Junior-Senior Banquet and Dance in May. Miss Stockman and Mr. Kean, who replaced Mr. Hotlen were our advisers. PAGE EIGHTEEN as f. We assumed the air of kings. :TP .xg .l rf 'P' Row one- Carol Arnold Betty Jane Extrom Marlene Ed d h . , , war son, Jo n Goodger, Clara Dorr, Marlene Ames. Row two: Miss Stockman, adviser, Donna Chatfield, Patricia Gregoire, Lor- etta Hahn, Nancy Davis, Janelle Gray, Vivian Alderman. Vera Hartzell, Eileen Geiger. Row three: Priscilla Arnold, Eva Mae Arnold, Donna Decker, Joseph Flannery Mary Bowers Dorothy Howland, Kay Christiansen. Row four: Patricia Holliday, Donald Clarke, Edwin Green, Roger Gottschalk, George Astin, Kenneth Fanning, Kenneth Chase, Carol Brown. '--n QU Row one: Joan Trolinger, Lelia Manogue, ,Leo Manogue, JoAnne Roberts, Ralph Wardman, Adeline Nitz. Row two: Gwendolyn Stebbins, Marilyn Kildow, Roberta Randolph, Orpha Johnson, Wendell Kurnlien, Beverly Schultz, Marion Pastorium, Dolores Schultz, Mr. Hotlen, adviser. Row three: Virginia Link, Phyllis Wollinger, Elaine Kumlien, Richard Troon, John Knight, Donna Watson, Carl Klernp, Dolores Marquart. Row four: Richard Shaputis John Prox, William Johnston, John Olson, Paul Wixom, Roger Williams, Ralph Rogers, Donald Olson. Absent: Arthur Arnold, Arthur Campbell, Arlington Guenther, Anthony Guernsey, Carl Hiller, Howard Schmeling, Joy Schomberg, Ruth Utzig. PAGE NINETEEN Q.. Q--r Two yea rs more to go. Gerald Decker, Beverly Blute, Dolores Pieterek, Mary Gotchling. CLASS OF 1955 the prosperous Sophomore class of i953 began the yi-.rr with another money making endeavor. We spon- -,iirilrl ont- of the first dances of the semester. Of inrrrse our "Mixer" was a success! Why? Because we irrrlrniir-cl our treasury We found some capable and dependable leaders in mr rlass officers' Mary Gotchling, President, Beverly itlrrre Vrie President, Jerry Decker, Secretary, Dolores Pri-ri-rek, treasurer, and Janice Dittmer, Youth Center aarnrnrrtee Mary did a fine ioh for us, and should get mrnrre ri-ioiiiritiorr for all those trips between the Siipliornnri- home roorns, keeping us informed of the lrrti-st rlasr, prolulems. lhe fall seemed to slip right along into "Homecom- ing" and vve had our float committee, Beverly Blute, Warren Spangler, Donald Burkett, Gerald Richardson, Donna Bowden, Nola Gray, Eleanor Burdick, and Anne Flarrdolph hard at vvork. They came up with a unique idea, a red "manure spreader" vvith the caption, "Mile ton l1nron's Nevv Spread Formation Will Make Stough- ton Smell". Hovvever, vve did not rate a prize. December' found us half vvay through the school year, and sponsoring our second event. All students of Milton Union were invited to a roller skating party at the Ace'Hi rink in Janesville So, the Soplromores scored again. Everyone had a grand time and no one suffered a single mishap. Being an aggressive class, vve decided to try some- thing nevv. And vvith a great deal of help from Mr. Marsh vve held a "Movie Dance". The feature "Sitting Pretty", starring Clifton Webb, Maureen O'Hara and Robert Young, was follovved by a comedy with Abbott and Costello. All in all our gate receipts showed that over 250 tickets had been sold lvvo students left our class during the year. Gerald DeWar moved to Edgerton and John Fiedler is now serving his country in the Navy. The last impression vve left on the community, was the aroma of freshly baked goods. On April ll, at Desen's Garage, we sold pies, cakes, donuts, bread, cookies, candy, and anything else our mothers would provide. Believe it or not, Carol Erank, Helen Holmes, Kay Arnold, and Thomas Vogel, sold every crumb. PAGE TWENTY We are not as innocent as we look. Row one: Janis Dittmer, Willard Godfrey, Gerald Decker, Linda Bingham, Nola Gray, Elea- nore Burdick. Row two: Mr. Marsh-Adviser, Phoebe Gray, Kay Cashore, Jerry DeWar, Judy Caple, Patricia D'Angelo, Mary Gotchling, Mr. Gale-Adviser. Row three: John Dravus, Kay Arnold, Janet Drake, Carol Frank, Donna Bowdin, Karen Birky. Row four: Elnoe Campbell, Richard Ahrens, Charles Bauman, David Gregoire, Donald Burkett, Kenneth Guernsey, Wil- liam Alexander, Wayland Arnold. Row one Thomas Vogel, Joan Hinkle, Rose Vickerman, Richard Wendort, Pauline Krueger, Mary Urban. Row two: Marilyn Hunt, Mildred Troon, Judy Manogue, James Harrison, De- lores Pieterek, Patricia Sarovv, Mary Wardrnan, Annette Olson, Mrs. Grovert-Adviser. Row three: Kathleen Manogue, Lester Hartzell, Anne Randolph, Charles Kildow, Jake Schock, Helen Holmes, Donna Topp, Shirley Krizsan. Row four: Jane Roberts, Michael My- szevvski, Gerald Sarovy, Warren Spangler, Howard Johnston, Gerald Richardson, William Krueger, Janet Soergel. PAGE TWENTY-ONE l l 9 Q' We sto rted school not long ago, ,,,..f- xi' Judith Hall, Jean Gregoire, Ellen Munson, Judith Murphy. CLASS OF 1956 This year the Freshman class had seventy-three pu- pils. They came from Milton Graded School, Milton Junction Graded School, and the surrounding rural schools, Three came from the surrounding states- Union Mills, Indiana, Hyde Park, Illinois, and Chickaska, Oklahoma. At the beginning ofthe year we had seven- ty-five pupils, then six left school, and four more en- rolled, leaving seventy-three, the largest class in school. There were three Freshman homerooms with Mr, Colbert, Miss Juneau, and Mrs. Kaney as home- room advisers. We elected Ellen Munson, President, Judy Hall, Vice- President, Jean Gregoire, Secretary, and Judith Mur- phy, Treasurer. To earn money for the class, we sponsored a Sadie Hawkins Sock Hop which took place on Saturday night, December 6, netting 524110. At the last basketball game, the Freshmen sold candy bars, gum and fudge sickles which added 54.05 to our treasury. At the beginning of the year we voted 25C dues per month, later the pupils thought them too high and voted to make the dues S125 per year. We also voted to have our meetings every other week, but due to the fact that there were so many other activities, meetings were not held. Freshmen boys and girls took part in the annual class basketball tournaments. A large percentage of the pupils played in the A Band, Six girlsetwo from Mr. Colbert's room, Judith Hall and Suzanne Goessling, and four from Miss Juneau's homeroom, Jean Gregoire, Mardell Cashore, Judith Murphy, and Sheila Decker, were chosen as cheerleaders. Two of our classmates- Frank McCulloch and Jack O'Neil, played on the bas- ketball squad. Our members contributed very well to the March of Dimes, sold a large percentage of the magazines during the annual magazine campaign with Hildreth Moberly as top seller ot the entire student body, and in March two Freshmen, Donald Link and Catherine Hanauska, were top salesmen for the "Courier" in the "Courier" drive for benefit of the Blackhawk. We planned many activities, but due to inexperience these were not carried through, but when we are sophomores our plans will probably be carried out. PAGE TWENTY-TWO With open mouths and eyes oglow. H Row one: Bergine Haakenson, Michael Ash, Ronald Alderman, Nancy Hulett, Judy Bessel, Lucy Gray, Jeanette Babcock, Row two: Robert Barker, Sheila Decker, Robert DeWar, Lou Ann Gunderson, Catherine Hanauska, Nancy Flood, Elaine Dorn, Mardell Cashore, Jean Gregoire, Mr. Colbert-Adviser. Row three: Marlene Hahn, Judy Hall, Suzanne Goessling, Beverly Anderson, Gerald Fisher, Grace Coleman, Sandra Carroll, Sharon Ahrens, James Hanaman. Row four: Beverly Burton, Dale Green, Richard Fanning, LeRoy Anderson, War- ren Bauer, Charlotte Horn, Roger Cunningham, Lawrence Addie, Gwendolyn Hookstead, Not Shown: Richard Kumlien, Wallace Laveen, Robert Rousch. txljl l Row one: Peter Johnson, Richard King, Ann Schmeling, Mary Neils, Donna Johnson, Ellen Munson, Dawn Raby. Row two: Judith Murphy, Margaret Zahn, Janet Powers, Donald Link, Eugene Wenham, Thomas Wardman, Frank McCulloch, Coralie McBride, Mrs. Kaneyf- Adviser. Row three: Rosella Mattingly, Richard Potter, Marlene Stein, Jacqueline Kennedy, Mariorie Whittord, Hildred Moberly, Lawrence Johnson, Frank Jones. Row four: Gene Schomberg, Herman Jahnke, Allen Smith, John O'Neil, Carol Powell, Richard Wegner, Josephine Maske, William Shaputis. Row five: Harold White, Jack Ritchie, William Steitzer, Frank Willard, Robert Rogers, James Zigler, Gerald Patterson, Richard Mullen. I In one ear and ---? 'Y ca F I 0 'CPSSK Ae + ya Dcx. f-,K rx v A I 5 t ...J mn. -fi VJAN .... .. vi.. No explanation needed, "Lead on Mac Duff" Feeds and Feeding-anyone hungry? Do your debits equal your credits? Study? Hall. How do you test soil? X plus Y equals Z Gregg Shorthand Class Via est nova, PAGE TWENTY-FOUR 83'JJJQX'33942439!sX'3s'980sA'52'A'?4'4kX's'QQ422V,4?i'1'?4?i'Q4QJ42,"i'f?4'2?A.'4'4'42'!3"s's's's'q'?4' F Q'1's'Q'x's's's's's's's'a'x'sY 's?Q'i'?sxxx?s5QQvs' 'Q?s'4'x's7Cvx' 'a5vx'1'i'1'3'3'Q's'q5CsAAA' ' 4' s '4X'A'4's's's'4'94' Ps's's's'3vwvv1' ' ""x7x's's5s'454f V S5Q's'aA," ' 4'4'x'??x'?3w' '?'i'i'i'm'3a?4? 4' MUSIC -an-. ,W x Xxwx wi " ., s w Mrs. Pritchett and Evy Jo Goessling PAGE TWENTY-FIVE 3 f Y 4 91 1 f f ii as S S O. 'Q "Pritch", our director, is loved ond 3 l X 1 l i l i r i Row one: Sully Slizulr-l, ltnlwrtzt llnmlolpli, .lrini-I ltrzikif, Yit'p.:'ini:i Link, l'i'isr-ill:i .Xi'nuIil, I-Illi-ii Nliinsnn, Slit-il:i Ili-i'ki'i', Nl:it'li-nv l':tlXX'1ll'llSltll. Row two: tlwviiilulyli llimksti-ml, I.1u'y tlrziy, Niinf 1-5' llnli-tt, ltunnii l"nt'i-insiii, .lnhn tinniliri-i', ilXVl'llfl0lj'll Stiflilvlins. XYilli:ini .lnlinstnn, XV:ii'i'i-ii lliiiii-i', I,:iwi'i-iit'i- .Inlinsmi. Row three: .lniiis llittmi-r, linsif Vic-lu-i'tn:iii, ttrplm .lnlinsun, Nlnrilyn lliint, ll:ir'lr:ii':i S4-x'vt':iii1-1-, lN'1ll't'll llillvstsul, .Xllri-Vt Astin, lluviil Nlzirtin, ltr-:in l-Iilwziiwlsirii, Row four: S?llItll'Jl t':ii't'nll, INl:it'5' lain vim l-'zilki-n:sti'iii, Sue Slivllvstml, l.:itii':i S:i3'l'i-, Sully Slim-llvstiiil. llii'li:ii'il XYi-nrlni't'. Row five: Kl:ili'nlni Astin, 'l'lmni:is Nlnsti-i'smi,'i-tt:i llzil-in, Nlivlifivl Ash, tiitriilil k'li:isi-, Num-y ltsivis, 414-rzilil l"i'4-rlrii' During the l952s53 school year, the Milton Union High Band had a healthy membership of seventy-two. When school opened last fall, we were all in hopes of occupynig a new bandroom, but when building com- plications set in, we once more crowded ourselves and our instruments into the "old" bandroom. Shortly, af- ter we were organized in the "old" room, word came to us that we were to move into our new quarters on the third floor so the agriculture classes could meet in our room We were all greatly amazed at the amount of room we had in our "new" bandroom, We could actually stretch our feet out in front of us! We were in such a hub-bub that we completely for- got about electing officers, but Donald Dorr and Gerald Fredrick were selected as color guards and our twirlers 9 ffli. larilyn Kildow, Jean Gregoire, Patricia Schumacher, Dorothy retchell. lc lbnrntliy th-ti'lii-ll, l':iti'ir-in Si'litiin:ii-livr. were Marilyn Kildow, maior, .lean Gregoire, Patricia Schumacher, Dorothy Getchell, and Mary Ellen Dickhotf. Football season was soon upon us and naturally we played for the Homecoming parade and game. Mrs, Pritchett, our very able and enthusiastic director, ob- tained a book of special formations for ball games and other such occasions, and we chose "The Compass" and "The Jack o'Lantern" formations to perform during half-time. "The Compass" consisted of a huge circle and a dial, made up of band members. The dial moved to the North and the band played "Jingle Bells", then it moved to the East and "Sidewalks of New York" was played, then to the South with the playing of "Swanee River" and finally to the West and the band played "Home on the Range." The other formation was a huge Jack-o'Lantern. The band first formed the eyes, nose and mouth, as "Peter, Peter, Pumpkin - Eater" was played. The members in the eyes and nose dropped their caps where they were standing and formed an outside circle around the face. When in their places, the drums began to roll mysteriously, the cymbals clanged noisily and the rest of the band ioinecl in ghost music as the mouth of "Jack" turned very sad. A great deal of credit for this exhibition should go to Gordon Drake, who worked with Mrs. Pritchett to make it a success. Soon the basketball season was underway and the Pep Band played at every game and was asked by Milton College to play at one of their home games. About fifteen members were present and every mem- ber did his best to make a good showing, which they did! respected by oll who know her. i T otitis S i 5 c f 5 I E? Row one: Sully M:1nof:m-, l':ilrivi:i Holliiiziy, .Kdulinv Nitz, .li2lilTl4'l'll Myszi-wski, Tie-tty Riuiisill. .Xnnv lizindolptt. lflili-en Gin-i.:'vr. ilt':u'i- Uolemain. Row two: Gordon I7rziki-, 'I'hotn:is Yogxi-l, .lurtitli llnll, Slllllllllt' tiiwsslilig, lxulliliri-tt Strii-g.:'l, l31ll'll'l10 Knoll, llontixi iluitlii-lri, ltimulil Mi-Nlillzin. Row three: l'il'Zlllli Ms'i'iillm'li, lic-Hoy .Xmli-rzsnn, .lumvs Fl2ll'I'lS0ll, lliliiri-cl tlolu-rly, l'vti-1' Yun Horn, Phyllis XYollini.5i-r, .lnhn O'Ns-ill, NV:iyno llziilvr, Row four: Mary lilllm-n ltir-liliutl, .li-un lin-g'uil'v, Klurilyn Kildow, Airs. I'ritf'l1ett-dirvr-lol', ltonzild llorr, llmiuzi liumlivn, Hnwairil .lolmslum .lumps tlainumztn, Ilonmi Xxhtson, G1-railri lti-clit-i', l'Ivi-lyn Hoi-sf-liiiix, Imnziltt 1'uli-man. The annual ioint Christmas program with the choir was held in the gym iust before the holiday recess. Many religious chorals, carols, and traditional Christ- mas music was played. The program was brought to a close with "Santa Claus is Comin' to Town," and, for an added touch, real sleigh bells were used in the piece. There had been rumors flying concerning the 1953 Music Tournament, but nothing was settled until Mrs. Pritchett announced that Milton would be host to as many bands and choirs that could and would com- pete this year. This made all the music department ioyous and preparations were under way before we realized it. Of course, the first thing to do was to elect officers. During a band rehearsal, the following officers were elected: President, Gordon Drake, Vice- President, Roberta Randolph, Treasurer, Don Colemang Secretary, Nancy Davis, and Business Manager, Donald Dorr. The biggest item seemed to be financial backing, for the rental of buildings, payment of iudges, and transportation. The most logical thing to do was present a concert. So, on March 5, the band and choir presented a ioint benefit concert in the gym. No specific means of advertisement was used, but the band was divided into two teams, Brass and Percussion and Woodwinds. The main idea was to see which team could sell the most tickets and the losing team had to "throw" a party for the winners. The brass team won by three dollars, but a good time was had by all the members. We tallied an amount of about 5200. Not bad at all! The tournament days were set for April 23 and May TA. The first day was for all solos and ensembles, Mil- ton having about seventy. On May 14, the bands and choirs made their showings. Bands attending the tournament were: Clinton High School, South Wayne High School, Salem High School, St. Catherine's High School of Racine, Wisconsin Acad- emy of Columbus, Milton Union High School, Milton and Milton Junction Graded Schools. The pieces played by the band at tournament were: Symphony in E Flat, Saint Saensg Overture-Jolly Rob- bers, von Suppeg March-Footlifter, Fillmore, and March-Show Boy, Huff. All in all, this was a very inspiring year for the band, full of activity and good times. l A X a .1 if s 1 1, l viii? A 1 'T gfliftig 2 7 i ff. ' 1. f , F 4 fp .. 3-'Ti Mary Ellen Dickhoff Let us sing, for music is 143 18 '1 -9 rx. va- ig.. Row one. Miss Klose direct h - or, S irley Krizsan, Marilyn Jones, Darlene Knott, Nancy Davis, Nola Gray, Marlene Edwardson, Donna Kumlien, Roberta Randolph, Row two: Mary Neils, Betty Rudisill, Kathleen Striegl, Anne Randolph, Janet Soergel, Elnoe Campbell, Edwin Green. Row three: Helen Holmes, Phoebe Gray, Donna Chatfield, Patricia Gregoire, Orpha Johnson, Eva Mae Arnold, Leo Manogue, Charles Robertson. Row four: Catherine Corkhill, Ann Schmeling, Betty Extrom, Lucy Gray, Kathleen Myszewslci, Lelia Manogue, Doris Master- son, Donald Dorr. In the year of T952-53, the Milton Union High School school children also participated in this program. The Choir, under the direction of Miss Phyliss Klose, was theme of the concert was "A Christmas Card". Gigantic composed of sixty-six members, with a waiting list of Christmas cards were shown on the stage, symbolizing over twenty. As the year progressed, more pupils each carol that was being sung by the choir. The nar- vvere admitted. rative of "A Christmas Card" was done by John Grif- At the beginning of the year, Miss Klose started fin, a senior. Our gym was filled to capacity, and out with the usual period of try-outs. The choir is di- everyone enioyed the program immensely. vided into four sections, soprano, alto, tenor and bass. On March T5 a choir and band SpringvBenefit Con- In comparing the divisions the girls outnumbered the cert was held in the high school gym. The purpose of boys by far. There are tvvo good reasons for this. The this concert was to raise money for the expenses of volume of a boy's voice is much greater than a girl's. our music festival. The festival was held in Milton dur- Also, the percentage of boys to try out for choir is ing April and May and benefits from the concert were small, used to pay iudges fees, A contest was held among Our first choir program for the season vvas the an- the sections of the choir to sell tickets. The altos and nual Christmas Concert, held on December l8. The bass vvon the contest and were treated at a party given Milton Union Band, Junior Choir, and the Milton grade by the defeated tenors and sopranos. T R I O Nancy Davis, Patricia Holliday, Roberta Randolph i f Q U A R T E T Marilyn Jones, Marlene Edvvardson , Betty Rudisill, Kathleen Striegl .dig K Q is Ta lc' 2 l N 1 W, y i x be , J I 3' i , Q, 0 . PAGE TVVENTY-EIGHT soid to be the speech of ongels. " TS Q K? 9,- ,B '27 of.. Row one: Eileen Gieger, Marlene Hahn, Patricia D'Angelo, Hildred Moberly, Kathleen Man- ogue, Mary Gotchling, Beverly Schultz, Jean Gregoire. Row two: Lawrence Addie, James Harrison, Eugene Wenham, James Hanaman, Dale Green, Patricia Holliday, Nancy Hulett, Sally Manogue. Row three: Ronald Stubbendick, Richard Wendorf, Wendell Kumlien, Jea- nette Babcock, Della Fern Lippincott, Adeline Nitz, Bergine Haakenson. Row four: Warren Spangler, Kenneth Marshall, Wayne Bauer, William Steitzer, Evelyn Goessling, Donna Deck- er, Janet Drake, Sally Shadel, Marjorie Whitford. We were asked to sing at a Parent-Teachers Associa- tion meeting on March 17, lQ53. At this concert, some of our favorite numbers were sung including Russian Picnic, The Pilgrims Song, Battle Hymn of The Republic, and May The Good Lord Bless and Keep You, ln April we gave an exchange concert with the Lake Mills choir. Next year, many more of these ex- change concerts are being planned. lt gives us an op- portunity to listen to other high school choirs, to meet other boys and girls, and to gain new experiences in the field of music. On April 24, the festival for soloists and small en- sembles was held in Milton and Milton Junction, with many other high schools participating. Then, on May TA, the choir and band festival was held. For many FRESHMAN GIRLS' QUARTET Lucy Gray, Nancy Hulett, Jeanette Babcock, Marlene Hahn years in succession, our choir has been in Class A rat- ing, and we hope to keep it in that class. Beside the choir, there were small groups, ensem- bles, and soloists, who sang at the festival and at dif- ferent concerts given throughout the year. These groups met noon hours, during their free per- iods, and after school to practice. The climax of our choir year was singing at the high School Commencement exercises. Although we regret- ted losing many Seniors, some of whom were prize soloists, we were thinking ahead of the Freshmen who will be with us in the year of T953-54. Officers for the year were as follows: Donna Jean Chatfielcl, president, Leo Manogue, vice-president, and Lelia Manogue, secretary-treasurer. BOYS' QUARTET James Harrison, William Steitzer, David Gregoire, Lawrence Addie NX r K R ,L a JN ' 9 Ss ' ' . as N- , X ,E s -X -s -1.41 The practice thot is supposed to mcike us perfect, UNM Choir warms up Marilyn and Mouse twirling Choir in the new room Girls sextette Practice teacher leading the band Pat and Jean Twirlers Mrs. Pritchett always working "5al's" solo with hand accompaniment Pep hand helped cheer Us on Band at work in the new room "Pritch" Pep band at game PAGE THIRTY X x.f Jump Ball PAGE THIRTY-ONE When Milton Union's brave men fall in line, Well win this game, we'll win it everytime, For Milton Union's men I yell, I yell, For red and white I yell, I yell, I yell, I yell. For then it's U Rah Rah for Union High, Our team is on the beam, we'll hit the sky. Those kids from Union will uphold their name. We re gonna' win this game. Pmddn SCHOOL SONG I!! A v . 71 1 ml!! if? Q, S A s ! rr ' , , I A , .ff 1 'i ,tr . N FOOTBALL Row one: Frank Jones, Frank McCulloch, Lawrence Johnson, Wendell Kum- Iien, Charles Robertson. Row two: Thomas Wardman, Paul Link, Peter Johnson, Charles Kildow, Gerald Patterson, Robert Rosch. Row three: Donald Link-manager, Gerald Fredrick-manager, Donald Olson, John Goodger, John Knight, George Astin, Kenneth Slowey. Row four: Robert Rogers, Howard Johnston, Gerald Richardson, Warren Spangler, Paul Wixom. Forty-eight candidates reported to Coach Carl Ander- son and the coaching staff for the 1952 season. Milton Union opened the season in a non-conference game at Elkhorn and lost by a 13-7 score with the extra touchdown coming in the last few minutes of the fourth quarter. The following week, the Redmen initiated play in the new Badger Conference, meeting Wisconsin High at Breeze Stevens Field, Madison, playing in Madison for the first time in the history of the school. We were defeated by the highly-rated Badger Preps, who went on to rate third place. A polio quarantine stopped all activities for three weeks. The loss of two polio victims, "Art" Arnold and Anthony "Tony" Guernsey-both regular guards dealt a severe blow to the squad. Games with Lake Mills and Jefferson were forfeited. With only one day of practice, the Unionites re- sumed play against Evansville and forced the Blues to go all out in nicking the Reds I2-6. Edgerton, the next opponent, was forced to forfeit the game to Union when a member of their team be- came ill with polio and the quarantine ban was placed on them. Our next contest was the homecoming game with Stoughton who won the Badger Conference Champion- ship. The Redmen held them to a O-0 half-time score, but were unable to cope with the Vikings reserve X Parade 'mer' . K, X: ff l 1+ Row one: Willard Godfrey, Gerald Decker, John O'Neill, Thomas Vogel, Richard Potter, James Harrison. Row two: Jack Kumlien, Ronald Stubben- dick, Howard Schmeling, Richard Kumlien, Harold White, John Dravus. Row three: John Prox, Malcolm Astin, Kenneth Chase, John Griffin, Leo Manogue, Mr. Anderson-coach. Row four: Arlington Guenther, Roger Gottschalk, Gordon Drake, Wayne Cashore, Ralph Rogers. strength in the second half, and were defeated, I9-0. The last game of the season was the postponed game with the Cardinals of Middleton, the second place club in the conference, and we were defeated by a 20-0 score. The B football team played three out of a six-game schedule, winning one and losing two games. The following boys won maior and minor letters in their football activities this past year: MAJOR LETTER WINNERS Seniors-Malcolm Astin, Wayne Cashore, Gordon Drake, John Griffin, Paul Link, Charles Robertson. Juniors-Arthur Arnold, Kenneth Chase, John Goodger, Arlington Guenter, Anthony Guernsey, Roger Gotts- chalk, John Knight, Donald Olson, John Prox, Ralph Rogers, Paul Wixom, Howard Schmeling. Sophomores- Charles Kildow, Gerald Richardson, .lack Kumlien, War- ren Spangler. Freshmen-Donald Link, manager. MINOR LETTER WINNERS Seniors-Ronald Stubbendick. Juniors-George Astin, Wendell "Pete" Kumlien, Leo Manogue. Sophomores- Gerald Decker, Willard Godfrey, Kenneth Guernsey, James Harrison, Howard Johnston, Thomas Vogel. Freshmen-Warren Bauer, Frank Jones, Gerald Patter- son, Robert Rosch, Lawrence Johnson, Frank McCul- loch, Richard Potter, Thomas Wardman, Peter Johnson, Jack O'Neill, Robert Rogers. Cut around the corner, dribble down the floor, t ll Row one: Charles Kildow, Kenneth Chase, Arlington Guenther, Warren Spangler, John Grif- fin. Row two: Ronald Stubbendick-manager, Wendell Kumlien, Paul Link, John Prox, Mal- colm Astin, Gordon Drake, Wayne Cashore, Donald McMillan, Mr. Marsh-coach. 'A' Basketball When the 1952-1953 basketball season opened, forty boys reported to Coach Richard Marsh and assistant Coach Carl Anderson. Among the group were five let- termen, only two of which were regulars on last year's championship team. The team won two conference games during the season while losing twelve. The sea- son record was three games won and sixteen lost. The climax to the season was the double overtime victory from a highly-rated Jefferson quintet on the last night of competition, 48-46. Warren "Punk" Spangler, sophomore forward, was elected captain and most valuable player on the team by his teammates. He scored 238 points in conference play to take second place in total scoring. "Punk's" 314 points in nineteen games for the season helped him set a new school record of 16.5 points per game. He added to his laurels when the conference coaches voted him honorable mention on the all-conference team. The team scored a season's total of 940 points and a conference total of 697 to their opponents 891 points. Their seasonal average per game was 49.4 points to their opponents 60 points per game. Milton Union's lone mark upon the Badger Confer- ence record book is the most number of free throws rnade during the season, 283. Major letter winners were: Seniors-Malcolm Astin, Wayne Cashore, Gordon Drake, John Griffin, "Ron" Stubbendick, manager, iuniors-Kenneth Chase, Ar- lington Guenther, Wendell Kumlien, and sophomores- Warren Spangler. PAGE THIRTY-FOUR Come on Union, raise that score. Row one: Jack Ritchie, John Knight, William Steitzer, Frank McCulloch. Row two: Mr. Ander- son-Coach, James Zigler, Donald Burkett, John Olson, George Astin, John Prox, Thomas Vogel, John Link-manager. 'B' Basketball Team The Milton Union "B" Basketball squad won eight, lost eleven, and tied one, out of a schedule of twenty games. This record is not impressive, but the team hustled and played an interesting brand of basketball. Four iuniors-George Astin, John Knight, John Ol- son, and John Prox, three sophomores-Donald Burkett, Michael Myszevvski, and Thomas Vogel, six freshmen- Lawrence Johnson, Peter Johnson, Frank McCullock, John O'Neill, Jack Ritchie, William Steitzer, and James Zigler received considerable training and experience to prepare them for the T953-54 varsity. John Knight was elected captain and John Prox was voted the "most valuable player" by his team- mates at the end of the season. The team scored 560 points on l57 baskets and 946 free throws. They took 749 shots for an average of 20 per cent, they missed 235 free throws and averaged 5l per cent. Burkett, McCulloch, Astin, Knight, O'Neill, and Prox were the outstanding players. Prox was the leading scorer with T18 points, Knight was second with 98, and Astin was third with 92 points. Carl Anderson, B team coach, remarked, "A fine squad of boys who were easy to coach because they were interested in improving themselves for the wel- fare of the team and school." Minor letter winners were: Seniors-Donald McMil- lan, Paul Link, iuniors-John Prox, George Astin, John Knight, sophomores-Michael Myszewski, Thomas Vo- gel, and freshmen-Lawrence Johnson, Peter Johnson, Frank McCulloch, John O'Neill, Jack Ritchie, and Wil- liam Steitzer PAGE THIRTY-FIVE In the spring a young man's fancy turns to - - - nlill gum!! pi gdw'll .folks alll! if if Ui' 11 W ' l cgmgg ION " 'Q yr - .iii Whit: X L' Q 5 J i T :ji sq, ' 'Y 'fha' H ' fs .iii Row one: Richard Mullen, John O'Neill, Frank Jones, Thomas Vogel. Row two: James Zigler, Charles Kildow, Wendell Kumlien, Lester Hartzell, Frank McCulloch, Ralph Wardman. Row three: Coach Richard Marsh, Robert Rouch, John Griffin, Kenneth Chase, Donald Olson, Ronald Stubbendick, Coach Carl Anderson. Row four: John Knight, Robert Rogers, George Astin, Paul Wixom, John Prox, Wayne Cashore, William Steitzer. Baseball. As the i953 baseball season opened, the starting nine had not been selected, since graduation had re- moved many ofthe regulars of past years. Five lettermen form a nucleus around which the team will be built. They are seniors, Wayne Cashore, John Griffin, and Ronald Stubbendick, all outfielders, a iunior, Kenneth Chase, lb, and a sophomore, Lester l-lartzell, Qb. A new pitching and catching staff has to develop through playing experience to cope with the competi- tion they will face. The candidates showing the most promise in their various positions are: pitchers-Kenneth Chase, Charles Kildow, catchers-Wendell Kumlien, Paul Wixom, first base-when not pitching, either Chase or Kildow play- ed this position and John Prox saw limited service, second base-Lester Hartzell, Robert Rouch, Frank Jones, shortstop-George Astin, Lawernce Johnson, third baseAWayne Cashore, captain, Thomas Vogel, left fieldAJohn Griffin, Jack O'Neill, Richard Mullen, cen- ter fieldADonald Olson, William Steitzer, rightfleld- Ronald Stubbendick, Frank McCulloch, and Robert Ro- gers, Managers--Ralph Wardman and James Zigler. In losing non-league games early in the season to Jefferson, 4-2, and Johnson Creek, 7-3, the team show- ed plenty of hustle and spirit which was inspired by Wayne Cashore who was elected by his mates to cap- tain them through the schedule. PAGE THIRTY-SIX U-Rah-Rah-Union High! F . 'S SF X 1.. c c M if E -. A Cheerleaders-Donna Kumlien, Karen Birky, Helen Holmes, Carol Brown, Marilyn Kildow, Patricia O'Brien LEAN TO THE LEFT CHANT Lean to the left L'-N-l-O-NUDHDHDH Lean to the right UvN-I-O-Nnnnnnnn Stand UpfSit Down U-N-I-O-Nnnnnnnn Fight Fight Fight Union Union Union T Rah Rah Teeeeeeeeeeeeeeee Rah Rah Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee Rah Rah Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaa Rah Rah Mmmmmmmmmm Rah Rah Team Team Team B Cheerleaders-Suzanne Goessling, Judith Hall, Mardell Cashore, Sheila Decker, Jean Gregoire, Judith Murphy. Mrs. Grovert advised the cheerleaders this year. The cheerleaders led cheers at all games. Pep sessions before important games helped to arouse school spirit. We had our Homecoming bonfire at the Col- lege. It nearly got away from us, but the fire department came to our rescue. VICTORY Victory Victory that's our cry Will we win it? Well, I guess Union Union Yes, Yes, Yes. PAGE THIRTY-SEVEN ieer-boys-Cheer, MiIton's got the ball. Make H! The Hprin The starting tipkoff "Gordy" rrmking free throws Jump ball Star Spangled Banner Prox on the free Throw line "ROudy" iumping in B game Get that bali, boys! XXXXNXXXNNXXXXXXKXNXxXXXxXXxXXfxxXXXXXXXXXX'NxXXNXXxxXNxxxxxXxxX f .,, .L ...,..... .,.,.A,.,. . .,.......... ..K,,k,.ANA...., , 4 , f 'f 'J I Our student photographer, Jeanetie Hilts, af work. PAGE THIRTY-NINE Cookers of the food. w- one: llnnnn t'linttl4-lrl, Nlnrrlell i':islioi'm-, .ll-nn flI'I'f.2'0ll'1', Citht tint tcnlth ll Slit 1 Nl irityn tlunl, .lnrtilh Murphy. Row two: Vt-rn ltnrtzt-ll, point suit t us liunn iii-V, ltlvu Mm- .Xrnnttt, pri-sirlr-nt, .lnnis llittnn-r, vivo-piw-sirlt-lit Nillx 'shulel sunt tix Oiphu inson. hislm'i:uu ,lluln-rtn ltnnrlolpli, l'1'D0l'll'l', ltlvclyn flovss -v l tin-. Row three: .ls-:tin-tio llilts, NlJll'lt'll1' llnhn, Nancy lflnnrt, Snnrlrzi t':ii'roll, .l1ll'flll0llIl6' Ken- nm-rly, Sliirlvy XYvnli:ini, tlriivv k'UlI'llltlll, .ll'2lll4'llt' l!:tlu'0r-k, llululvs lit-tern-k, liilm-n fh'ii.1'1-i', Xlnry XYnrrlinnn, Mrs. Num-y, nrlvisvr. Row four: l't'isc'illn ,Xi'nnlrt, .lnrlilh Hull, Snznnnt- Goes- slingg, lit-vt-rly Si-hultz, lit-i'y,:iiiv Hzuikensnn, Unrol Frank, Nlnry llowt-rs, .lust-phinv Musk:-, Nnrnry llnvis, Shirley t'r:iip.:', tiny i'hi'isti:inson. Row five: M:nr'i.1':i.i'e-t Zahn. BLnr'i:in ldxttrmn. ltlllt-n Munson, llnwn Itnhy, lh-lln lf:-rn l.inpinr'0Lt, Knthlf-t-n Myszt-wski, Nrvln Gray, .taint-t llmkt-, .Inc-qlivlyn XVm-rtnl, Carol Arnold, Kay Arnold, Row six: Phyllis XYolliiige-r, Ilonnn Dvvke-i', .Xdt-linv Nilz. Gray, Esther Hoge. Doris Mnsterson, l'atr'i1-in Hollidny, Dolores Al2lI'11lliiX'l., ltllninv Knlnlir-li. Nnnvy llulett, Gwendolyn Hookstvnd, Host- Vi1'ko!'nmn. ln May, i952 the F.H.A. held their election of offi- cers for the following year. They were: Eva Mae Ar- nold, President, Janis Dittmer, Vice-President, Sally Shadel, Secretary, Donna Foreman, Treasurer, Vera Hartzell, Point Secretary, Orpha Johnson, Historian, Ro- berta Randolph, Reporter. Shirley Wenham, Sally Shadel, Carol Frank, and Janis Dittmer went to Green Lake for a F.H.A. state convention during the summer. They were gone about five days and really enioyed themselves. They learned more about F.H.A. and brought new ideas back to the club. tn the fall we elected our Student Council represen- tative and alternate which were Evelyn Goessling and Carol Frank. The new freshmen members were told what to do and wear for their comic initiation. They all looked crazy and felt funny as they walked about with their clothes on backwards, carrying a big doll. At night they went through a series of pranks. They felt humiliated but they had fun and will be eager to help initiate the freshmen next year. Most of the girls in F.H.A. went to a rally in Edger- ton one afternoon. We enioyed an interesting program and a demonstration on cheeses. Alice in Dairylad was there, too. In November we started working and planning the annual F.l-l.A. Christmas Formal. Everyone worked hard and we put on a beautiful formal. It was on Saturday, December l2. Our theme was "Winter Wonderland." This year we voted to have the queen from F.H.A. and she was to pick her king from the F.F.A. The court was a girl from each class and her escort. The king and queen were Gordon Drake and Sally Shadel. The court was Doris Masterson, Ronald Stubbendick, Donna Chat- field, Warren Spangler, Kathleen Manogue, Donald Ol- son, Judith Hall, and Leo Manogue. The Home Econo- mic kitchen was decorated as a snack room which everyone enioyed. Some girls brought cookies and served. The formal was a success and everyone had a good time. We sponsored a skating party at Ace-Hi during January. At one of the F.H.A. meetings in January we voted to sell homemade candy during the noon hours. Each girl took her turn at bringing candy during the weeks we sold it. We made some money and the candy was enioyed by those who bought it. On March ll, we held our formal initiation for the freshmen. lt was a pretty affair as the officers alt wore white and red, the F.l-l.A. colors. On April 20, 21 we sponsored a style show. The home economic girls displayed their work during the year. The girls worked hard and the style show was very pretty. Two girls were chosen by Mrs. Kaney to go to the Green Lake Convention and enter the style show there. Then they have a chance to go to the state fair. Our Future Homemakers of America Club accomplish- ed quite a bit this past year, but we hope to accom plish more in l953-l954. PAGE FORTY Ti I lers ofthe soil. 3 an l x A Row one: Xlivltaivl Nlyszvwski. i'l2lI'llT S:iI'iily f'liJllI'llHtlI, XYuy1ii-t'nsliin'i-, ti'i-:isiiri-l', limi Cult-iiiiiti, vii-i--pin-siili-tit, lit'I'ltlll lfri-ilt'ii'li, pn-siili-til, lliihill liupzvrs, si-i'i'vl:it'y, XY:iyl:inil .Xi'niilil, tw-piui'toi', NIV. 4':ii'l Iii-nrilii, :ulvisi-l'. Row two: lluln-l'l IN-XY:ii', liivliiiril I'ottvl', l"i':ink .limi-s, Ia-stvt' ll:it'I- zi-ll, 4h-rrilil lfislti-V, XYillizim Slmpulis, .Xllvn Smith, liivlizirii 'l'rum1, ,lnhn lfii-iili-i', liliigi-iw XYi-ii- lirim, Hi-r:ilil lt:-XX':ii'. Row three: l':il'l Klvliip, llivlizirii XVi-giiifi: llii-lizirii l":-r-iiiliig. NX'ill'iiil tlmlt'i'i-y, llii'li:ii'il .Xllri-tis, ,liiltn tlimiiiri-i', l7HI'l't'l llllpnuw, llimzilil Stlllvin-tiilivk, l:l4'llIlI'll Nlullvn, l.:iwri-m'i- .Xiiiliix Row four: Itnlv tlri-i-ii, liii'h:iril Slmlnitis, Kiinni-th Ifzinniiipg, Gordon ltrriki-, lluln-rt llup.:'i-i's, l-'t':inli NYill:i1'il, ilttllfllll litlrkvtt, XX'illi:itl1 liI'll4'l.IQ'l', llrirolil XYlliti-. Flow five: Kiinni-tll lillt'I'ltSl'j, la-lliiy .Xiiiii-l'siili, llogi-l' XVilli:ims, Ili-V:ild S:it'uw, l'Il'ni-sl llulli-Vllil, XY:ii'l'i-li t tuttsiliilit litxvin t'ri-i-ii Sp:itii4lvi', Itmuilil ltnl'l', llmgv' I : ', 'I The F.F.A. club had an interesting and varied pro- gram this year. We started in September by electing our officers. These officers and Mr. Benrud attended an Officer Training Leadership School at Oconomowoc, learning how to better perform their individual duties. The float which the FFA. made for the homecoming parade was given first prize by the iudges. We held our initiation in the fall. The boys who were beginning in FFA. this year are not likely to forget this, although we did not do anything that was actually harmful. The greenhorns who had sold a certain amount of Christmas cards were spared the most vio- lent part of the initiation as a reward for their efforts. One of the most important projects we had was the co-sponsorship of the Christmas Formal where Sally Sliadel reigned as queen with Gordon Drake as her king. Late in February we held our FFA. speaking con- test. Donald Coleman was the winner with John Good- ger, Eugene Wenham, Frank Jones, and Edwin Green as the runnersaup. In March several boys from the club went to Mil- waukee to attend the annual carcass contest. Here we were given information on the production and buying and selling of meat from several men who are promina ent in the meat industry. Our banquet, held in the Methodist Church honored the boys who had done outstanding work through F.F.A. in everything from milk testing to giving speeches. The club could not have done these things with- out some way of making money to finance them. A share of the money was given to us from Mr. Ross Johnson who was interested in the advancement of Vo- cational Ag. We did, however, have our own method of raising funds, one of which was selling refresh- ments at various auctions and meetings such as hog sales, beef auctions, etc. Another method we used which was quite effective was the selling of Christmas cards. Another thing that is worthy of mention is the Supervised farming practices which the boys have been and still are carrying out, All totaled we have: five beef cattle, forty head of dairy stock, three hun- dred chickens, seven sheep, twenty sows with litters, and three hundred and two acres in crops. These pro- iects are all a possible beginning in a farming career. PAGE FORTY-ONE L ' i 'is l i i Darrel Rupnow-'Aberdeen Angus Wayland Arnold- Anthony Guernseyfhybrid corn Eugene, Dick, Dick testing milk Purebred Chester Whites Gerald DeWar-Purebred Duroc Jersey John Goodger -hybrid corn William Krueger-Purebred Duroc Jersey Michael Myszewskie Don Coleman- Chickens - New Hamps Purebred Spotted Poland Chinas PAGE FORTY-THREE King ond Queen for on evening. King Gordon and Queen Sally Winter Formol On December l3, 1952, the annual Christmas for- mal sponsored by the F.H.A. and F.F.A. was held in the high school gym. Harmoniers furnished music using the theme of "Winter Wonderland", much decorating was done with pine boughs. The railings were decorated with green pine tied with red ribbon. The door was an arch framed with pine boughs sprinkled with snow. The throne of white lace furniture was beautifully set off with a solid background of dark green pine with blue lights interspersed in the green, The long wall had a drawing dealing with the theme of Winter Wonderland. Two trees covered with snow decorated the stage where the orchestra played. A big cotton snowman hung in the middle of the ceiling held the white i Donna Chatfield, Warren Spangler, Donald Olson, Kathleen Manogue, Gordon Drake Sally Shadel, Judith Hall, Leo Manogue, Doris Masterson. Ronald Stubbendirk streamers that went out to the wall. This year something different was tried. The queen was chosen from the F.H.A. and she chose a king from the F.F.A. Each class chose one girl to represent the class in the court and she in turn, chose her escort. The kitchen was decorated with white snowflakes, then drawings of colored chalk were on the black boards. At one end of the kitchen, decorated tables were placed to look like a small cafe. A few of the F.H.A. girls, as waitresses served cookies, pop, and ice cream. Beverly Schultz last year's queen crowned the queen in an impressive candlelight ceremony. Many spectators watched the grand march led by the king and queen. PAGE FORTY-FOU R GAA Nome ony sport, we ploy them oll. il i 5 ' 'U 3 . -ss r l t , Row one: Rose Vickerman, Mary Urban, Donna Murphy, Betty Rudisill, Helen Holmes, Janis Dittmer, Phyllis Wollinger, Janet Drake, Grace Coleman. Row two: Judith Murphy, Mar- garet Zahn, Sheila Decker, Marilyn Hunt, Shirley Craig, Patricia Sarow, Sandra Carroll, Jean Gregoire, Janet Powers, Annette Olson, Mrs. Dortha Grover, adviser. Row three: Gwen- dolyn Stebbins, Kay Cashore, Mildred Troon, Donna Chatfield, Marlene Stein, Hildred Mo- berly, Marilyn Jones, Sally Manogue, Marilyn Kildow, Darlene Knott, Jeanette Hilts. Row four: Marlene Hahn, Joanne Thomson, Karen Birky, Mary Bowers, Kathleen Manogue, Don- na Foreman, Eleanor Burdick, Donna Kumlien, Virginia Link, Dorothy Howland. Row five: JoAnne Roberts, Donna Decker, Marlene Edwardson, Janet Soergel, Ann Schmeling Jane Roberts, Patricia Holliday, Carol Brown, Lelia Manogue, Clara Dorr, Adeline Nitz. The Girls' Athletic Association was organized as soon as school opened last fall and we boasted a mem- bership of sixty-four girls. Darlene Knott was elected our "Prexy", Lelia Manogue, Secretary, Janet Drake, Treasurer, and Gwendolyn Stebbins, Student Council Representative. Mrs. Dortha Grovert was our adviser. The 30th of October found the club in the middle of Homecoming preparations. Our float committee of six girls: Patricia Holliday, Donna Kumlien, Donna Decker, Helen Holmes, Adeline Nitz and Patricia Gre- goire decided on the theme "When The Deep Purple Falls", as we were playing Stoughton, whose school colors were purple and gold. We thought our purple tree with falling leaves outstanding for the occassion, but evidently the judges did not. However, we did come up with one money making proposition. During the Homecoming festivities the group made and sold red and white pom-poms, which raised our bank balance approximately forty dollars. Twelve brave Freshman girls were initiated into our organization this year. They were Sandra Carrol, Mar- dell Cashore, Grace Coleman, Sheila Decker, Jeannie Gregoire, Hildreth Moberly, Judith Murphy, Janet Powers, Ann Schrneling, Marlene Stein, Margaret Zahn, and Marlene Hahn. They were very attractively dressed for our informal initiation during the school day. Each girl was required to wear the following apparel: short skirts above the knees, long brown stockings, make up on only one side of the face, one side of the hair in steel curlers, and the other side in rags. They were also instructed to repeat Girls' Athletic Association backwards to every active member they met. That evening, we held our formal initiation in the gym, which began with a pot-luck supper and ended with a basketball game, The awards for each class are: Freshmen, a G.A.A. pin, Sophomores, a guard which may be attached to the pin, Juniors, gold bars indicating how many years they have been a member, and Seniors, a Minor Mil- ton Union letter with the G.A.A. lettering inscribed on it. This year for the first time, we are giving an award to the outstanding Senior girl for her work in the club. The girls decided to try something new and benefi- cial, so we started dancing classes for any interested fellow who wanted to learn how to dance. The classes were held during Activities Period on Tuesday and Thursday, and believe it or not, 52 boys signed the roll. We feel the class was well worth our efforts and sincerely hope that more fellows will attend our school dances. Our organization sponsored the girls' Class Tourna- ment after school, the second week in March. The Freshmen class gave the Seniors a "run for their money" and were beaten by only three points. The winners of the tournament were the Seniors, runners- up Juniors, and consolation title went to the Freshmen. Luckily we were invited to two play days, one at Whitewater City High and the other at the University of Wisconsin. Ten girls were chosen by the G.A.A. Council to attend Whitewater Play Day. They were: Jeanette Hilts, Donna Murphy, Marilyn Kildow, Carol Brown, Pat Sarow, Joan Roberts and Dorothy Howland. All the Seniors were invited to the Madison Play Day. The girls laundered and starched their gym suits and ended their G.A.A. activities by playing basketball, volley ball, badminton, shuffle board, and ping pong with many girls from other schools. This was a won- derful opportunity to practice the skills they had learn- ed during the year, to carry on good sportsmanship and gave us an opportunity to meet many new friends. 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Row three: Mary Wardman, Marilyn Jones, Marilyn Hunt, Sharon Ahrens, Catherine Hanauska, Hildred Moberly, Jeanette Hilts, Eleanor Burdick, Pa- tricia Sarow, Mardell Cashore, Judith Manogue, Annette Olson, Margaret Zahn, Mrs. Dortha Grovert, adviser. Row four: Jean Gregoire, Marlene Hahn, Marlene Stien, Dawn Raby, Kath- leen Manogue, Sue Goessling, Dolores Pieterek, Donna Baldwin, Loretta Hahn, Judith Hall, Grace Coleman, Sally Manogue, Gwendolyn Stebbins, Virginia Link. Row five: Elaine Dorn, Sandra Carroll, Jacqueline Kennedy, Bergine Haakenson, Gwendolyn Hookstead, Donna Johnson, Kay Christianson, Shirley Wenham, Nola Gray, Joanne Thomson, Lou Ann Gunder- son, Nancy Davis, Mary Bowers. Row six: Priscilla Arnold, Marlene Edwardson, Doris Mas- terson, Evelyn Goessling, Janet Soergel, Patricia Holliday, Ann Schmeling, Lelia Manogue, Clara Dorr, Adeline Nitz, Mary Neils, Marian Extrom, Eva Mae Arnold. Nothing is too good for Union's Redmen! This is what Mrs. Grovert and the cheerleaders thought when they began to organize a Pep Club last fall. The only available meeting time was at 12:30, thus a peppy group of girls assembled in the math room, one noon, This meeting, and the following two, was held primarily to set up rules, regulations, purpose, and uniformity. Mrs. Grovert presided over these meet- ings, but at the fourth meeting we elected Shirley Wenham as our president. The other officers elected that day were Elaine Kumlien, vice-president, Nancy Davis, secretary, Jeanette Hilts, treasurer. New yells, songs, and even a chant were initiated by the Pep Club members. To help the cheerleaders put them across to the student body, a section of bleachers in the gym was reserved for the Pep Club during the pep sessions, and after the members had yelled the new cheer through with the cheerleaders, the other fans got the general idea. If you ever wondered what that outstanding sec- tion on the south side of the College Gym was, well- that was the Pep Club in action, wearing their white sport blouses and red scarf ties. This year the Redmen had more "downs" than "ups", but everybody yelled their lungs out. Just ask the teachers who had first, second, or third hour classes the following days! Ot course, the Pep Band was on duty, too, and a new "Cheer Song" was added this year which really went over in a big way with the kids land Chieflj But, do not forget who was behind this peppy group of girls and who put up with most of the unending chatter of fifty girls. That's right! Mrs. Grovert was always on her toes with new ideas and her Coe College spirit. So here goes three mighty cheers from her Pep Clubbers RAH! RAH! RAHl PAGE FORTY-SIX "Watch the birdie!" .' .i fi f xg 5 ,--g -fffqgmzlfsili -pm,-3. --.X , .ay .. . Q . . . .1 . .. . T . -7,35 K7-yafgfgjfj , l . - X .- sf? E lf ' , l Q i 1 l i i sf? Row one: Priscilla Arnold, Jacquelyn Werfal, Charles Robertson, Kenneth Chase. Lelia Man- ogue. Row two: Jeanette Hilts, Kay Arnold, Linda Bingham, Carol Arnold, Roberta Ran- dolph, Mary Wardman. Row three: Mr. Calvin Gale-adviser, William Johnston, Wayne Bauer, Ralph Wardman, Adeline Nitz. PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB The Photography Club was reorganized this year under the direction of Mr. Calvin Gale. Our dues were fifty cents per year. Officers elected at the first meeting were: President, Charles Robertson, Vice-President, Jacquelyn Werfal, Secretary, Priscilla Arnold, Treasurer, Kenneth Chase, At one of the meetings Charles Robertson showed us the different parts of a camera and explained how to develop pictures. Then during the Activities period, we went into the dark room and learned how to develop pictures ourselves. We also learned how to enlarge pictures. ln order to learn how to take better pictures, we went on a field trip in the early part of February. We walked from the high school to the Milton House and took pictures of interesting things along the way. Af- terwards, we developed our own pictures and com- pared the quality of them. Jeanette Hilts took flash pictures of some of the students at the Valentine Dance. She and several other members were on the Blackhawk Staff and many pic- tures for the annual were taken by them, especially by Jeanette. We are sponsoring a photography contest this spring that will be open to all students. These pictures will be iudged and small prizes will be offered for the best ones. PAGE FORTY-SEVEN Voice ofthe people. 5.8 sb, 'auf 'R gain K xfxl' iii he Row one: Virginia Link, James Harrison, Evelyn Goessling, Patricia Holliday, Michael Mys- zewski. Row two: Mary Gotchling, Grace Coleman, Eleanor Burdick, Adeline Nitz, Janis Ditt- mer, Eugene Wenham, Mr. Marsh--adviser. Row three: Gwendolyn Stebbins, Ellen Munson, Betty Rudisill, John Prox, Warren Spangler, Carol Frank, Eileen Geiger. STUDENT COUNCIL Our T953 Student Council presented homecoming awards for the best floats. Our of- ficers-Patricia Holliday, president, Michael Myszewski, vice-president, and Evelyn Goessling, secretary, took part in a panel discussion at the March P. T. A. meeting. Several problems of our school have been settled, including the seating arrangements in the Auditorium and 'he proper dress wear for school. .i Seated: Loretta Hahn, Betty Rudisill, Marilyn Jones, Catherine Corkhill, Donna Foreman. Standing: Miss Ag- new--adviser, Joanne Thomson, Darlene Knott, Kath leen Myszewski, Sally Manogue, GREGGITES Officers elected for the year 1952-53 were Marilyn A bake sale before Christmas and several candy Jones, president, Joanne Thomson, vice-president, and sales during the early part of the second semester gave Sally Manogue, secretary-treasurer. Only two iuniors us a nice sum of money. Early in April the entire ioined the society this year so our entire enrollment group enioyed a dinner and show. was nine. "The Sleeping Beouty of Lorelond" Y ,Hs If 5 "Who is it who has shunned my invitation?" "You've ripped your dress and ripped it badly." SENIOR CLASS PLAY The Sleeping Beauty of Loreland by Frances Homer was staged by the Class of T953 on the evenings of May 18 and I9 in the high school gymnasium. Mrs. Gill directed the play. Its excellent presentation was the result of her fine interpretation and direction. The action of this play took place in the Main Hall of the Palace of a Great Kingdom across many seas. This Kingdom was ruled by a strong Queen and a weak King. The Queen bequeathed her daughter, Princess Beauty, to a wealthy, but stupid, Prince Rupert. Nanny, the nurse, rescued the Princess from the wedding at the. last moment by placing an evil spell of sleep on the Castle. They all slept until Prince Delmar came to waken them and to rescue them all from the evil spell. This play, a highly comedy, full of music, dancing and laughter, with all of the color and pomp of a royal court, was enjoyed by the many people who at- tended the two performances and the matinee on the afternoon of he 18th The cast was: The Queen Jacquelyn Wertal The King . . Don Coleman Bumps . Gerald Fredrick Nanny Donna Kumlien The Princess .. Prince Rupert Tuffy King of Tuffington . , Prince Delmar of Tuftington Caretaker of the Palace Sally Shadel Donald McMillan Charles Robertson Gordon Drake Donald McMillan Uninvited Guest Patricia Schumacher Princess Sunshine . . Kathleen Myszewski Royal Guests of the Palace . , , Della Lippincott Esther Hoge, Evelyn Goessling, Marian Extrorn, Shirley Wenham, Donna Murphy, Betty Rudisill, Jeanette Hilts, Marilyn Jones, Darlene Knott, Kathleen Striegl Production Crew Properties . . Joanne Thomson, Chairman Catherine Corkhill, Marilyn Jones Advertising . Kathleen Myszewski, Jeanette Hilts Costumes , . . . , Doris Masterson, Chairman Donna Murphy, Darlene Knott Tickets Della Lippincott-Chairman, Senior Class Ushers , , , . Shirley Craig Prompters . , Jeanette Hilts, Esther Hoge Sound .............. Kenneth Marshall-Chairman Donna Foreman Stage Manager ,..... . Earl D. Young PAGE FORTY-NINE i li 15 i' Yes, Miss Eggleby, I'm sure Flora and I will uphold the dormitory traditions." "Well, Professor, I've caught them." The cast. PAGE FIFTY "GOOD NIGHT LADIES" "Good Night Ladies", a farce comedy in three acts, was presented the afternoon and evening of December 9, 1952, under the di- rection of Mrs. Curtis Hotlen and Miss Edith Stockman. The story was centered around the attempts of Helen and Jane Raleigh to save their home from foreclosure. In the process of solving their problem, they induced their brother, Sam, and "Jug" Brown to pose as their maiden aunts. The aunts were to serve as house moth- ers for the college roorning house which the girls decided to run in order to raise the money they needed. In the end, after much fun and mischief, the identity of Sarn and "Jug" was disclosed, but, the Raleigh girls succeeded in saving their pro- perty. The cast was as follows: Dorothy Howland , . . . . Helen Raleigh Carol Brown . , Wendell Kumlien Ralph Rogers , . Carl Klemp ,, .... ... Dolores Marquart Patricia Holliday Ralph Wardman Roberta Randolph Kay Christianson John Goodger ..... . . . Beverly Schultz .. Jane Raleigh ., Sam Raleigh , "Jug" Brown Professor Dexter . Dean Eggleby Angela Rimini . Larry Dobson . . . Lulu Griffin , . . Judy West . George West Betty Londan State Managers-Donald Olson, Paul Wix- om, Edwin Green, George Astin. Make-up committee-Dolores Schultz, Joy Schomburg, Patricia Gregoire, Donna Decker, Virginia Link. Ushers-Lelia Manogue, Ruth Utzig, Adeline Nitz, Janelle Gray, Loretta Hahn. Prompters-Orpha Johnson, Jo Anne Ro- berts. Tickets and Programs-Donna Watson, Mary Bowers, Ruth Utzig, Jeanelle Gray. Advertising-Donna Chatfield, Patricia Gre- goire, Wendell Kumlien. One Act Ploys "The Dear Departed" Seniors from the homerooms of Mrs. Hot- Ien and Miss Agnew presented this one-act play. Mr. Merryweather, who is Mrs. Jordon's and Mrs. Slater's father, pretends he is dead in order to see what his family think about him. What thoughts! The cast was: Mrs. Jor- don, Sally Shadel, Mr. Jordon, Gerald Fred- rick, Mrs. Slater, Jacquelyn Werfal, Mr. Slater, Gordon Drake, Victoria Slater, Patricia Schu- macher, Mr. Abel Merryweather, Don Cole- man. "Breakfast" Mr. Gale's homeroom staged this one-act play in November. The cast follows: Father, "Mike" Myszewski, mother, Linda Bingham, older daughter, Helen Holmes, little daugh- ter, Annette Olson, son, Gerald Richardson, maid, Janis Dittmer. The student directors were Eleanor Burdick and Phoebe Gray. Every- one had a lot of fun putting on this play. "Love Hits Wilbur" Pupils from Mr. Marsh's homeroom staged this play with the following cast: Wilbur Maxwell, James Harrison, Virginia Ryan, Kathleen Manogue, Connie Maxwell, Karen Birky, Betty Lou Maxwell, Carol Frank, Mrs. Maxwell, Anne Randolph, Mr. Maxwell, Rich- ard Ahrens. The play was the story of a young teenager who falls in love for the first time. All his life he had hated girls, but when he met Virginia Ryan, things changed consider- ably. He fell in love! 2 w 1 l 5 2 , 1 l 1 .ti 'z S t "Grandfather, how could you?" "Mama, l don't like prunes." "Oh! Shoot a mile!" PAGE FIFTY-ONE Greot is the power of eloquence. S ,4 1 7 Q49 ,ji ymv i SIIQ Ill -GAL., Row one: Carol Arnold, Janis Dittmer, Della Fern Lippincott, Sally Shadel, Jacquelyn Werfal, Carol Frank, Dolores Marquart. Row two: Mrs. Gill-adviser, Mary Gotchling, Grace Cole- man, Shirley Krizsan, Adeline Nitz, Anne Randolph, Kathleen Manogue, Annette Olson, Phoebe Gray, Mr. Joseph Mongueaadviser. Row three: Adeline Nitz, Kathleen Myszewski, Donald Olson, Paul Wixom, John Olson, Patricia Holliday, Janet Soergel, Rose Vickerman. FORENSICS Under the able coaching ot Mrs. Gill and Mr. Mongue, the forensic group had a very successful year. Those entered in serious declamatory were: Della Fern Lippincott, Rose Vickerman, Phoebe Gray, Lelia Manogue, Anne Randolph, Dolores Marquart, Janis Dittmer, Adeline Nitz, Janet Soergel, Mary Gotch- ling, Sally Shadel, and Carol Arnold. In humorous declamatory Patricia Holliday, Shir- ley Krizsan, Annette Olson, and Jacoiuelyn Werfal participated. Extemporaneous speakers were John Olson and Donald Olson. Don Coleman was the only extemporaneous reader. Kathleen Myszewski and Carol Frank gave orig- inal orations, Grace Coleman had a non-original oration. At Edgerton, the following students represented Milton Union: Anne Randolph, Sally Shadel, Jacque- lyn Wertal, Shirley Krizsan, Bergine l-laakenson, Donald Olson, John Olson, Don Coleman, Grace Coleman, and Kathleen Myszevvski. From this group Jacquelyn Wertal, Anne Randolph, and Kathleen Myszewski were selected to represent us at Fort Atkinson. At Fort Atkinson on March 21, Kathleen Myszewski received a "B" rating and Jacquelyn Wertal was given a "C" rating. PAGE Fl FTY-TWO s vw s 4 sawm ,svAwx i?A sn xx? V' 3?q' 'sA"vv4,4?w' 55344,'Z's's?C'??Q?i'3 s'sA"x'-x' 4.43544 Q s4'4'X'4?' x 4 ?i80 X? iKQaX'!L'w 'V' X l 3 I 1 'Q 'Q v SCHOOL LIFE i cezxw' -c ec4wcm-f ' V0 x 0 yy, 5 vs, 0 ki if 5 5 E P :Mfg " Mr. Striegl digs the first shovel of dirt to make our dreams for a new gymnasium come true. PAGE FIFTY-THREE ,A 3 Home was never like this. Jiri:-' Y ' 5 is 5 is PAGE FIFTY-FOUR MISS AGNEW'S HOMEROOM Row one: Donna Murphy, Betty Rudisill, John Griffin, Malcolm Astin, Doris Masteison, Es ther l-loge Row two: Miss Agnew adviser, Catherine Corkhill, Sally Manogue, Jeanette Hilts, Marilyn Jones, Darlene Knott, Patricia Schumacher. Row three: Joanne Thomson, Paul Link, Donna Foreman, Della Fern Lippin- cott, Jacquelyn Wertal, Donna Kuinlien. Row four: Dorothy Getchell, Darrel Runnow, Gor- don Drake, Kenneth Marshall, Wayne Cashore, Earl Young, Kathleen Mysfewski, Sally Shadel, President Jeanette Hilts Vice-presdient Earl Young Secretary Marilyn Jones lreasurer -Catherine Corkhill Student Council Betty Ruclisill MR. MONGUE'S HOMEROOM formerly Mrs. Hotlen's Row one: Lelia Manogue, Donald McMillan, lzetta Page, Evy Jo Goessling, Charles Ro- bertson. Row two: Marian Pastorius, Gwen- dolyn Stebbins, Marilyn Kildow, Roberta Ran- dolph, Donna Chattield, Mrs. Hotlen, adviser. Row three: Eileen Geiger, Shirley Wenham, Marian Extrom, Ronald Stubbendick, Kathleen Striegl, Mary Bowers, Shirley Craig. Row four: Wayne Bauer, Donald Coleman, Paul Wixom, John Olson, Ernest Bollerud, Donald Dorr, Gerald Fredrick. President--Eyy Jo Goessling Vice-president Kathleen Striegl Secretary -Lelia Manogue Treasurer- Donna Chatfield Student Council--Eileen Geiger Patricia Gregoire MR. KEAN'S HOMEROOM formerly Mr. HotIen's Row one: Virginia Link, Clara Dorr, Kenneth Fanning, Carol Brown, Ralph Rogers, Marlene Edwardson. Row two: Dolores Schultz, Janelle Gray, Vivian Alderman, Joy Schomburg, Ruth Utzig, Mr. Hotlen, adviser. Row three: Elaine Kumlien, Marlene Ames, Leo Manogue, Rich- ard Shaputis, Carl Klernp, Carol Arnold, Row four: George Astin, Edwin Green, William Johnston, Roger Gottschalk, Roger Williams, John Prox, Donald Olson. President-John Goodger Vice-president-Carl Klemp Secretary-Treasurer - Marlene Edwaidson Student Council Virginia Link John Prox ll "Attention please! MISS STOCKMAN'S HOMEROOM Row one: Phyllis Wollinger, Betty Extrom, Ralph Wardman, Kenneth Chase, Donna Deck! er, Adeline Nitf. Row two: Beyerly Schultz, Priscilla Arnold, Eya Mae Arnold, Dorothy Howland, Wendell Kumlien, Vera l-lartzell, Miss Stockman adyiser. Row three: Kay Chris- tianson, Richard Troon, Joseph Flannary, Joan lrollinger, Dolores Marquart, Orpha Johnson. Row four: Patricia Holliday, Donald Clarke, John Knight, Arlington Guenther, Donna Wat- son, Howard Schmeling, Joanne Roberts. Ab- sent: Anthony Guernsey, Arthur Campbell. President Arthur Arnold Vice-president '-f- OrphaJohnsoi1 Secretary-Treasurer - Arlington Guenther Student Council-Adeline Nitz Patricia Holliday MISS KLOSE'S-MISS JUNEAU'S HOMEROOM Row one: Sandra Carroll, Michael Ash, Donna Johnson, Dawn Raby, John O'Neil, Jacqueline Kennedy, Row two: Judith Murphy, Mardell Cashore, Sheila Decker, Marlene Stein, Mar- garet 7ahn, Robert Barker, Jean Gregoire, Miss Klose adviser. Row three: Marlene Hahn, Sharon Ahrens, James Hanaman, Mariorie Whitford, Gwendolyn Hookstead, Lawrence Johnson, Hildred Moberly. Row four: Peter Johnson, Jack Ritchie, Ann Schmeling, Harold White, James Zigler, Carol Powell, Ellen Mun- son. President-f Lawrence Johnson Vice-president-Margaret Zahn Secretary-Jacqueline Kennedy Treasurer-Harold White Student Council-Peter Johnson, Dawn Raby MR. GAlE'S HOMEROOM Row one: John Dravus, Mary Wardman, An- nette Olson, Linda Bingham, Phebe Gray, Jake Schock, Row two: Gerald Richardson, Eleanor Burdick, Kay Arnold, Mary Urban, Helen Holmes, Charles Kildow, Janis Dittmer. Row three: Mr. Gale, adviser, Jane Roberts, Michael Myszewski, Howard Johnston, Charles Bauman, Kenneth Guernsey, Wayland Arnold. President-Helen Holmes Vice-president -Janis Dittmer Secretary-Beverly Blute TreasurerfGerald Richardson Student Council--Janis Dittmer Eleanor Burdick you PAGE FIFTYVFIVE MRS. GROVERT'S HOMEROOM Row one: William Alexander, Shirley Krizsan, Rose Vickerman, Gerald Decker, Joan Hinkle, Nola Gray, Row two: Mrs, Grovert, adviser, Mary Gotchling, Patricia D'Angelo, Judith Nlanogue, John Fiedler, Kay Cashore, Patricia Sarovv. Row three: Pauline Krueger, Richard Wendorf, Gerald Sarow, Warren Spangler, William Krueger, Janet Soergel, Willard God: frey, Lester Hartzell. President-Lester Hartzell SecretaryATreasurer--Janet Soerge! Student Council--Mary Gotchling Warren Spangler MR. MARSH'S HOMEROOM Row one: Karen Birky, Donna Topp, Carol Frank, Thomas Vogel, Donna Bowdin, Kath- leen Manogue. Row two: Mr. Marsh, adviser, Gerald DeWar, Dolores Pieterek, Judith Caple, James Harrison, Mildred Troon. Row three: Anne Randolph, Richard Ahrens, Don- ald Burkett, David Gregoire, Elnoe Campbell, Janet Drake. President-Janet Drake Secretary-Treasurer-Dolores Pieterek Student CouncilAJames Harrison Donna Topp MR. COI.BERT'S HOMEROOM Row one: Frank Jones, Bergine Haakenson, Beverly Anderson, Judy Bessel, Allen Smith, Eugene Wenham. Row two: Catherine Hanaus- ka, Lou Ann Gunderson, Richard Potter, Su- zanne Goessling, Gerald Fisher, Judith Hall, Elaine Dorn, Coralie McBride, Mr. Colbert, adviser. Row three: William Shaputis, Richard Wegner, Richard Mullen, Gerald Patterson, Robert Roush, Robert Rogers, Richard Kum- lien, Charlotte Horn, Richard Fanning, Mary Niels. President-Elaine Dorn Vice-presidentvJudith Hall Secretary-TreasurerfeMary Neils Student Council-Eugene Wenham Bergine Haakenson The following will report to room 201 ot noon- MRS. KANEY'S HOMEROOM Row one: Nancy Flood, Ronald Alderman, Beverly Burton, Josephine Maske, Jeanette Babcock, Warren Bauer. Row two: Janet Pow- ers, Thomas Wardman, Rosella Mattingly, Grace Coleman, Frank McCulloch, Robert De War, Eugene Schomburg, Mrs. Kaney, adviser. Row three: Lucy Gray, Lawrence Addie, LeRoy Anderson, Richard King, Frank Willard, Wil- liam Steitzer, Nancy Hulett. President-Janet Powers Vice-President-Nancy Hulett Secretary-Rosella Mattingly Treasurer-Thomas Wardman Student Council-Frank Willard FOOTBALL HIGHLIGHTS OF 1952 STUDENT FIGHTERS This year, we have been inspired by the courage and bravery of Anthony Guernsey and Arthur Arnold in their fight against polio. "Tony", a sixteen year old guard on the "A" football team, was a iunior student this fall. He contracted polio on September 22, 1952, three days after our first football game at Wisconsin High. He was tak- en to Mercy Hospital at Janesville, for treatment. He returned to school the week before Christmas vacation. We were all very glad to have him back again and hope he will soon be completely well. "Art", became ill with polio on October 8, l952. He was also a guard on the "A" team and is sixteen years old. He was first taken for treatment to Mercy Hospital and was assigned the same room as Tony. Later, when Art took a turn for the worse, he was taken to the Ortho- pedic Division of Wisconsin General Hospital at Madison. We hope that next year he will be well enough to come back to school. We will all be glad to see him again. PAGE FIFTY-SEVEN V0llEYBAlI. "CHAMPS" Row one: Annette Olson, Lou Ann Gunderson, Marilyn Jones, Nancy Flood, Marilyn Hunt. Standing: San- dra Carroll, Janet Drake, Donna Kumlien, Ellen Munson, Joan Ro- berts, Donna Chatfield. We p ay it square. ' Girls' lntromurols The girls' intramural program at Milton Union is open to any high school girl who wishes to participate in the four activities of- fered during the year. At this writing only the volleyball and basketball schedules have been completed. Aerial darts and softball will be played during the spring session. The vol- leyball captains were elected by the girls and in turn they chose the following team: Donna Murphy-Captain, "Pat" Schumacher, "Ginny" Link, "Gwen" Stebbins, Lelia Man- ogue, Karen Birky, Janice Dittmer, "Judy" Murphy, Jean Gregoire, "Judy" Bessel, Jose- phine Maaske. Sally Manogue-Captain, Esther Hoge, Carol Brown, Joan Trollinger, Mary Bowers, Janet Soergel, Helen Holmes "Sue" Decker, Grace Coleman, Lucy Gray, Marlene Stein. Marilyn Jones-Captain, Donna Kumlien, Joan Roberts, Donna Chatfield, Marilyn Hunt, Janet Drake "Judy" Manogue, Nancy Flood, Sandra Carroll, Lou Ann Gunderson, Ellen Munson. Jeanette Hilts-Captain, Darlene Knott, Vera Hartzell, Marilyn Kildow, Kay Cashore "Pat" Sarow, Mary Wardman, Mardell Cashore, Bergine Haakenson, Hildred Moberly, Ann Schmeling, Elaine Dorn. Joanne Thomson-Captain, Dorothy Getchell, Clara Dorr, "Pat" Holliday, Rose Vickerman, Eleanor Burdick, Marlene Hahn, "Gwen" Hookstead, Margaret Zahn. The girls who made the most points on serves should not be forgotten. Jeanette Hilts was high with thirty points, followed by Don- na Chatfield, twenty-three, Marilyn Hunt, twenty-one, Donna Murphy and Sandra Car- roll, twenty. The teams' standings showed that Marilyn Jones' team was the undisputed victor, with four wins and no losses. The girls' intramurals were under the di- rection of Mrs. Grovert who with excellent organization made every game a successful step toward good sportsmanship. W L Marilyn Jones . .. . , .4 0 Jeanette Hilts . ,. . . .3 'l Donna Murphy . . . . . .2 2 Sally Manogue ,.. ..,1 3 Joanne Thomson . . . . .0 4 PAGE FIFTY-EIGHT We play it fair. Girls lntromurols Our basketball games began after Christ- mas vacation, and the forty-seven players en- abled us to have six basketball teams. We played a round robin schedule, which means that each team plays the five remaining teams. The captains and their teams are listed below. Clara Dorr-Capt., Jeanette Hilts, Adeline Nitz, Janet Drake, Janice Dittmer, Beverly Blute, Suzanne Goessling, Hildred Moberly. Virginia Link-Capt., Donna Kumlien, Gwen- dolyn Stebbins, Patricia Sarow, Annette Olson, Lou Ann Gunderson, Marlene Stein, Marlene Hahn. Darlene Knott-Capt., Donna Murphy, Leila Manogue, Kay Cashore, Helen Holmes, Jean Gregoire, Judith Murphy, Margaret Zahn. Loretta Hahn-Capt., Patricia Holliday, Don- na Bowdin, Judith Hall, Jacqueline Kennedy, Gwendolyn Hookstead, Vivian Alderman, Mary Urban. Vera Hartzell-Capt., Marilyn Jones, Carol Brown, Eleanor Burdick, Karen Birky, Sandra Carroll, Ann Schmeling, Mardell Cashore. Marilyn Kildow-Capt., Joanne Thomson, Janet Soergel, Marilyn Hunt, Sheila Decker, Grace Coleman, Dorothy Howland. The girls improved on their shots this year, and it showed up to their advantage during our noon hour games. Jeanette Hilts was high scorer with fifyt-eight, Donna Kumlien, fifty- three, Carol Brown fifty, Virginia Link forty- seven, Dorothy Howland forty, Clara Dorr thirty-nine, Darlene Knott twenty-five, and Marilyn Kildow twenty-four. We would also like to mention some out- standing guards who were always in the game, dependable, and who deserve a great deal of credit for the winning teams. We commend Patricia Sarow, Kay Cashore, Gwen- dolyn Stebbins, Janet Soergel, Grace Cole- man, and Mardell Cashore, Jeanette Hilts, a very busy girl, found time to be our intramural manager. She did a fine iob, and always had the nets, balls, and equipment ready, which helped to make a successful program during our noon hour. Team Captain W L Virginia Link ,.. . . . .5 'l Clara Dorr ...,. ..,, 4 2 Darlene Knott . . . . . . .3 2 Marilyn Kildow ... . . . .3 2 Vera Hartzell , .... 3 2 Loretta Hahn ... ....O 5 PAGE FlFTY-NlNE BASKETBALL "CHAMPS" Row one: Gwendolyn Stebbins, Don na Kumlien, Virginia Link. Standing Annette Olson, Patricia Sarow, Mar lene Stein, Lou Ann Gunderson. Exciting moments during the tournament games. lt's fun to play. INTRAMURALS The boys' athletic intramural program was enioyed by a larger number of students throughout the school year. Six home room teams took part in the volleyball tournament which was won by Mr. Gale's room with an undefeated record of five victories. Members of the winning team were: John Dravus, Charles Kildow, Kenneth Slowey, Howard Johnston, Michael Myszew- ski, Wayland Arnold, Kenneth Guernsey, Jake Schock, Richard Fisher, and Gerald Richardson. Mr. Marsh's homeroom placed second with four wins and one loss. The team members were: Donald Burkett, Richard Ah! rens, Jack Kumlien, James Harrison, Thomas Vogel, Gerald DeWar, David Gregoire, and Elnoe Campbell. Mrs. Grovert's room took third place with three vic- tories and two defeats. Members of the team were: Lester Hartzell, Gerald Sarow, Warren Spangler, Wil- lard Godfrey, William Krueger, Gerald Decker, William Alexander. Mr. Colbert's room was fourth with two wins and three losses. Team members were: Robert Roush, Frank Jones, Allen Smith, Robert Rogers, Jerry Patterson, Richard Potter, William Shaputis, Wallace Laveen, Richard Mullen, Richard Kumlien, and Roger Cunningham. Miss Juneau's team took fifth place with one victory and four losses. The team: Donald Link, Michael Ash, Peter Johnson, Larry Johnson, Jack Ritchie, Harolcl White, .lack O'Neill, James Hanaman, and James Zigler. Mrs. Kaney's team finished last. The team: Frank Willard, Larry Addie, William Steitzer, Thomas Wardman, Ronald Alderman, Richard King, and Le-Roy Anderson. Six teams participated in the tag football league. Members of these teams were the same as in volley- ball. Mr. Marsh's room took first place with three victories and two ties. Mrs. Grovert's was second with two wins and three ties. Mr. Gale's room placed third with one win, three ties and one loss. Mr. Colbert's and Mr. Gale's tied for third place. Mrs. Kaney's took fifth and Miss Juneau's finished in last place. Forty-eight boys took part in the inter-class free throwing tournament. After the qualifying round was completed the five best free throwers in each class represented their class as a team in the finals. The iun- iors won the tournament. Team members were: John PAGE SlXTY It pays to play INTRAMURALS Knight, Leo Manogue, Donald Olson, Kenneth Chase, George Astin. The seniors placed second. Their team: Gordon Drake, Wayne Cashore, Gerald Fredrick, Wayne Bauer, Donald Dorr. The sophomore team was third. 'team members: Lester Hartzfll, Charles Kildow. Thomas Vogel, Donald Burkett, Warren Spangler. The freshmen team-Jerry Patterson, Herman Yahnke, Richard Mullen, Jack Ritchie, and Robert Roush--finished last. Six basketball teams played a round robin tourna- ment. The 56'ers took first place by winning nine out of ten contests. The Badgers and Wolverines tied for second each with six victories and four losses. The Hawkeyes took fourth place with five wins and five defeats. The Wildcats were next with three victories and seven defeats and the Boilermakers finished last with one win and nine losses, Members of each team were: 56'ers-William Steitzer, Jack O'Neill, Frank Mc Culloch, Peter Johnson, Lawrence Johnson, Jack Ritchie, John Olson, Michael Myszewski, Badgers-Lester Hart- zell, John Goodger, Richard Ahrens, Gerald Sarow, and Richard Roush: Wolverines-Wayland Arnold, Gerald Fredrick, Kenneth Guernsey, Gerald Decker, Gerald Patterson, Robert Rogers, Richard Mullen, Hawkeyes- Roger Gottschalk, Carl Klemp, Gerald Richardson, Wil- lard Godfrey, Donald Link, Wallace LaVeen: Wildcats- James Harrison, Donald Dorr, Ralph Rogers, Eugene Wenham, Lawrence Addie, Gerald DeWar, Boilermak- ers-Leo Manogue, Howard Schmeling, Frank Jones, Paul Wixom, Jack Kumlien, Ralph Wardman. The Juniors won the interclass basketball tourna- ment by defeating the freshmen 69-16, the sophomores beat the fresmmen, 57-34, and the seniors, 42-39. The senior's one victory was over the freshmen, 43-28, Members of the iunior squad were: John Knight, John Prox, Paul Wixom, Arlington Guenther, Kenneth Chase, George Astin, and Donald Olson, As the Blackhawk goes to press thirty-nine contest- ants are in the midst of a table tennis tourney, twenty- seven are taking part in badminton, thirty-three in shuffleboard, and eighteen freshmen are starting an aerial dart tennis tournament. The boys' intramural program closed with a four- team softball tournament. VOLLEYBALL "CHAMPS" Row one: Charles Kildow, John Dra- vis, Jake Schock. Standing: Michael Myszewski, Howard Johnston, Ger- ald Richardson, Wayland Arnold, and Kenneth Guernsey. PAGE SIXTY-ONE FOOTBALL "CHAMPS" Row one: James Harrison, Thomas Vogel, Elnoe Campbell. Standing: David Gregoire, Donald Burkett. Richard Ahrens. BASKETBALL "CHAMPS" Row one: Frank McCulloch, John O'Neill, Lawrence Johnson. Standing: Jack Ritchie, Peter Johnson, William Steitzer, Michael Myszewski. IVE IN THE El mg Hn. 3757 . Milk!! .mill F. F, A, Float Queen Donna and Lelia The band on parade Cheerleaders leading cheers Senior Class Float Football players Band onthe march "Dick" on freshman float King Roger, Queen Donna PAGE SIXTY-TWO I' r I 1 'Q wave' Taking Life Easy ' Advanced Math Class Senior Assembly "Jump Ball" "l'lurn-m-rn, iT's love" "Don'1 look now!" "Jan" at work "Is this Egypt?" Passing to classes "Noon Hour" Installing the gas??? Fire Drill "Mob" 'Busy Bees" "The Line-up" PAGE SIXTY-THREE Iii' ' lkf is S ' eff ti ya, L nx I K R r .,. ,Tl l ' Q l V 4 A H I, f, I al if 4 136 A N - J' in and those sweet ,gin is -' is ,,, fr X Chemistry field trip At the Evansville game Mr. Krueger Love, ah me! This is the life The student body PAGE SIXTY-FOUR if Assembly program The hang out The bird man Classes passing high school romances EMERGENCY D008 if I' Senior home ec dinner and guests The office force Boys gym class Mr. Dorr's office Chemistry Class Going home Second hour typing class "Don't let it blow up!" Sophomore Ag. class Tumbling Mr. Gale experimenting PAGE SIXTY-FIVE 1 :S ,, 1 ,xxx ,, fwj? 1 " o - ie. + x ,-. Q, Q . , . z f -L X 'Q rf 'ff . u...f.' 0, . JK. x ,, ., ,, , ., 4.422 - ,, Z'.'v":':':': , 06' ','n o Q n M Q A Q 6 , 'Os sf 4 .N f. - ff. ..'.'. if in Huimlr' lhey're Starling filler game mixer Smile awhile The Stampede Home EC Class is such fun! FHA Formal ihitiritirm New Lockers "Buhg"- Courier Drive headaches Sophomore Ag. class Uncle Roy Beautiful dreams Manual Labor? Mrs. Gill 55 - 'fam K VD ..." .t 46 s W a ' s lil ""'t 1 I 1' msg, 3 W e s ' -f 'Q-at 'SE' " ' ., oss N ,- "Al'T" MIN" "Jim" Passing to class ilookkeeping class John at work? Bake Sale Coach demonstrating Technicians of blood bank Pmsulmll Practice Out at last Donators of the blood Another day is done PAGE SIXTY-SEVEN s Our four yeo rs ore over now, SENIOR CLASS PROPHECY 'Tis a balmy June day in 1963, when "Mouse" Getchell and "Pat" Schumacher pull into Darrel Rup- now's service station for a tank of gas before starting on their westward trip to look up their classmates of l953. Mouse is driving a dull blue GMC truck with faded letters, "Getchell's Resort" on the side. Darrel gives "Mouse" a few tips and they're off for Dubuque on the first leg of their iourney. Passing through Dubuque, "Pat" notices a sign along the side of the road which reads "Toot Robertson- Justice of the Peace." Seeing a long line in front of his house they don't stop but go on towards Omaha, where they hope to see Cathy Corkhill, now Mrs. Don Dorr. They find Cathy at home, but fail to see Don, as he is at the gymnasium instructing his muscle-building classes. After spending the night there, they head for Oklahoma City, where they see Shirley Craig, now married to a rich oil well owner. Shirley tells them that "Jerry" Fredrick and Don Coleman own a big dude ranch near Amarillo, Texas, only a few hours drive from there. They stop at the ranch and "Jerry" and Don invite them to take in a rodeo in a near-by town. Much to the surprise of all, they see Donna Kumlien and Jeanette Hilts ride into the ring on wild steers. They talk to the girls after the rodeo, and Donna tells them that after their failure to get on television, as women wrestlers, they took a iob with the rodeo. The girls bid them farewell, and go west, towards Las Vegas. Outside of Santa Fe, New Mexico, they stop at an ln- dian stand to buy a few souvenirs. Seated near the stand is an Indian and an Indian maiden. The Indian steps up to wait on them and "Pat" notices that it isn't really an Indian at all, but "Ron" Stubbendick in dis- guise. Looking closer, they recognize the Indian girl as Kathleen Striegl. The two tell of the hard luck they had as a dancing team and are trying to scare up some money so they can return to Wisconsin. "Ron" tells them to stop at "Bung" Young's gambling casino as he has employed many of his classmates. Upon stop- ping there, they are surprised to see Gordon Drake, and his assistant, Kathleen Myszewski, lzetta Page, and Joanne Thomson, running a roulette table. "Bung" has employed Della Fern Lippincott, Esther Hoge, and "Jackie" Werfal as Cigarette Girls. Here they are in- formed that Wayne Bauer is running a sight seeing boat over Boulder Dam. And Betty Rudisill and Donna Fore- man are conducting tours through Death Valley. When last heard from "Ken" Marshall and "Don" McMillan were testing A-bombs at Yuca Flats. Next, the girls go to Hollywood where they find Shirley Wenham who has a iob in the movies as an extra for Elizabeth Taylor. Shirley tells them of Sally Shadel's success as head dress designer at RKO stu- dios in Lost Angeles. They are surprised to see Marian Extrom and Doris Masterson driving a taxicab for the Goessling-Murphy Cab Service, owned by Evy Jo Goes- sling and Donna Murphy. As of yet there have not been any casualties, but "Dorie" is still trying. "Pat" and "Mouse" go to the beach and find Paul Link running a concession stand there. His experience at the R 81 B Market really came in handy. He tells the girls that Marilyn Jones is the star soprano in Darlene Knott's all-girl chorus. Paul has also received word from John Griffin that he and Wayne Cashore were now Admirals on the Battleship Missouri, thanks to "Mac" Astin, the new Secretary of the Navy. This completed the long iourney. "Pat" and "Mouse" happy to find all their classmates in good health, started homeward. PAGE SIXTY-EIGHT time to toke our finol bow. CLASS WILL We, the Senior Class of 1953, blessed with sound bodies and weak minds hereby make public our last will and testament. Item. I. To the Class of 1956, we leave you with deep sympathy in our hearts knowing you have three years of high school left. Item. Il. To the Class of 1955, we leave all our hopes of having the new gymnasium while we were sophomores on the one condition that you will fulfill them for us. Item lll. To the Class of 1954, we leave all our iokes, parties, iobs that no one else would do and our Senior authority in hopes that you will use it wisely. Item IV. Individual bequests. 1. lzetta Page and Esther Hoge leave their out of town boy friends to Loretta Hahn and Marlene Ames. 2. John Griffin leaves "Pat" Gregoire to any boy who can meet his requirements. Application blanks may be obtained at the post office. 3. Cathy Corkhill and Donald Dorr leave their love troubles to Adeline Nitz and Dolores Marquart. 4. Paul Link would like to leave his good looks, but iust can't bear to party with them. He says he needs them, it's all he has. 4. Joanne Thomson leaves her ability to type to Ralph Rogers in case he is ever interested in being a private secretary. 6. Donna Foreman would like to leave her place in Mr. Marsh's Social Problems Class to Betty Extrom be- fore she goes crazy. 7. Marilyn Jones unselfishly donates her notorious "OUTHOUSE" to the next year's Homecoming Parade, so its fame can live forever. 8. Gordon Drake leaves his love to play football to "Red" Wardman. 9. "Bong" Young and Sally Manogue bequest their astonishing ability to get Bookkeeping to Donna Deck- er and Roger Gottschalk. 10. "Ken" Marshall leaves his butch hair cut and his quiet polite ways to Carl Hiller. 11. "Don" McMillan leaves his rare enthusiasm for school to "Don" Olson. 12. Darlene Knott and Kathy Striegl leave their little red truck to Marlene Edwardson and Roberta Randolph. No special instructions are needed. 13. Betty Rudisill regretfully leaves John Prox behind. 14. Shirley Wenham bequests her little green car to John Olson providing he keeps the tank full of gas. 15. Donna Kumlien and Wayne Cashore leave a buc- ket of water to "Punk" Spangler and Donna Jean Chat- field so they can put out the fire. 16. "Ronnie" Stubbendick would like to leave some- thing to "ArIy" Guenther, but as yet has not decided what. 17. Wayne Bauer leaves his special parties to Paul Wixom, so "Wix" can cash in on the fun, too. 18. Charles Robertson would like to leave NOW be- cause it is getting near his bed time. 19. Don Coleman leaves his constant whispering in English class to Kenneth Chase because "Ken" would like to know what goes on in the room during noon hour. 20. Darrel Rupnow would like to leave with his di- ploma signed. 21. "Mac" Astin leaves Donna Watson for the first time. 22. Jeanette Hilts leaves her camera duties to Gwen- dolyn Stebbins who seemed quite anxious for the iob in the girls' locker room one day. 23. "Pat" and "Mouse" leave their fun in Janesville to whoever is lucky enough to get there. 24. Marian Extrom leaves her famous laugh to Ed. Green in hopes that he can get it under control. 25. Doris Masterson is leaving Eileen Geiger a book called "How to Dodge Teachers When You Do Not Have a Pass." 26. Evy Jo Goessling leaves Eva Mae Arnold to finish her shorthand for her. 27. Donna Murphy leaves her Irish temper to "Pat" Holliday. 28. Shirley Craig leaves her perfect report card to Carol Arnold. 29. "Jerry" Fredrick leaves his Hallowe'en parties to "Dick" Holtzafel with hopes "Dick" can control anyone who wishes to crash the party. 30. Della Fern Lippincott leaves her iob of helping Mrs .Warren to Karen Birky to help her next year. 31. Kathleen Myszewski, Jackie Werfal and Sally Sha- del leave their iobs on the Blackhawk and a big bottle of aspirin to Priscilla Arnold, John Goodger, and Carol Brown. PAGE SIXTY-NINE The March of Time Sept. Sept. Sept. Sept. Oct. Oct. Oct. Oct. Nov. Nov. Nov. Nov. Nov. Nov. Nov. Nov. Nov. Nov. Nov. Dec. Dec. Dec. Dec. Dec. Dec. Dec. Dec. Dec. Dec. Jan. 15, 1952: The first day of school. lt was a long vacation this year. We have four new teachers. Miss Helen Juneau, art: Miss Phyllis Klose, choir: Mrs. Elizabeth Kaney, home econmoics and Mr. Calvin Gale, mathematics. The school was partly finished in remodeling, but it was a long time before it was entirely finished. 19: Football game at Wisconsin High. We lost. 22: It was learned today that "Tony" Guernsey had contacted polio. We couldn't have games or any other activities for ten day. 25: Played Elkhorn here in football. 7: Mr. C. E. Jones gave an assembly program on electronics. 8: "Art" Arnold, another football player, has polio. Again our games and activities are post- poned. 27, 28, 29: Senior and teacher pictures were taken today. 30: Homecoming Day. We had a big parade in the afternoon. At six-thirty there was a bonfire at the college. At seven-thirty the big game was played with Stoughton. Lost 19-O. 1: The Homecoming dance was held in the gym. Our king was Roger Gottschalk and the Queen, Donna Decker. The music was by "The Harmoni- ers." 4: Football here with Middleton. 11: Armistice'Day. We had a short program over the intercom. 13: The Football Banquet was held here in the high school gym. 17: Had an assembly program by Mr. Meyers, who talked on the "Romance of Words". 18: We played our first basketball game at Whitewater and lost, 76-49. 19: The one-act plays were put on by the dif- ferent home rooms here in the school. 20: Another assembly program. "The Scotch-Trio." Of course, everyone will remember the little sailor boy. 22: The Sophomores had a mixer in the gym. 26: Basketball game at Wisconsin High. Lost 61-28. 27-Dec. 1: Thanksgiving Vacation. 2-3: Blackhawk paper drive. lt was a big success! 6: The Freshmen sponsored a "Sadie Hawkins" sock-hop. 9: The Junior class play, "Good Night Ladies", was staged in the gym. 10: A basketball game was played at Lake Mills and we lost 51-43. 13: The F.H.A. and the F.F.A. sponsored the win- ter formal, "Winter Wonderland". Our queen was Sally Shadel and the king was Gordon Drake. 15: We had an assembly program by Pat Senneff. She played the marimba. 17: The band and choir put on a Christmas pro- gram in the high school gym. 18: Basketball game at Jefferson. Lost 68-48. 19-Jan. 5: Christmas vacation. 20: Basketball game here with Evansville. We won. 5: The New Year is here and there were some changes made. The chemistry equipment was put in the Ag. room and the Ag. room is in the choir room. The choir room has been moved to the Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. Ma r. Mar. Mar Mar. Mar Mar. Mar Mar. Apr. Apr. Apr. Apr. Apr. Apr. Apr. Apr. chemistry room. There was also a new teacher, Mrs. John Gill. 6: Basketball game here with Whitewater. Lost 44-42. 9: Played at Edgerton and lost 68-56. 15: Played Stoughton here. 20: Played at Albany. It was a real thriller. We won 77-58. 21: G.A.A. Initiation. The girls were real cute dressed in their short skirts with cotton stockings and tennis shoes. 22: We played Fort here and lost 74-58. - 26: The kids had their pictures taken for the school records. 27: Played Elkhorn here and lost 55-78. 29: Played Monroe there and lost 47-56. 2: Mrs. Hotlen turned in her resignation. Mr. Joseph Mongue, from Madison, is taking her place. 5: Played Middleton there and lost 75-47. 7: Played Wisconsin High here and lost 80-40. 9: Had the rest of the pictures taken for the Blackhawk. 10: Game here with Lake Mills. lt was a good one, but we lost 66-63. 11: The sophomores put on a. movie, "Sitting Pretty". After the movie there was a dance for everyone. It was a big success. 16: Mr. Hotlen resigned from his position here. Mr. William Kean, from Madison, is taking over in his place. 17: We had an assembly program on "Owen's Talking Mynah Birds". The birds put on a very fine show. 21: The Junior class had a post-Valentine dance. 26: Basketball game here with Jefferson. It was really a thriller. We won in a double overtime 48-46. 4: The forensic contest was held at the school. Seventeen of the pupils got "A" ratings. 5: The band and choir put on a ioint concert to raise money for the tournament which was held here this year. 10: Another forensic contest was held after school to eliminate a few of the pupils. 14: The senior class held a mixer to earn money for the class trip. The choir sang for P.T.A. 18: The ground breaking ceremony was held for the new gym. The student body was permitted to attend. Now our gym will go up fast. We hopel 19: A nurse from Emergency room of the Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, gave a very interesting assembly program about nursing. 26: F.F.A. Banquet was held in the Methodist church. 28-Apr. 5: Easter Vacation. 15: Social Problems class took a trip to Madison. 16: 18: There was a G.A.A. play day at Whitewater. Ten girls from school attended. 20: The band gave a concert at the college. There was a baseball game at Johnson Creek. 23: 24: The solo day of the tournament was held here in the school. 27: Baseball game here with Edgerton. Baseball game here with Jefferson. Baseball game here with Evansville. 30: Barbara and Jean Jacks of Milwaukee, gave an assembly program. A baseball game at Stoughton. - May 4: Baseball game at Evansville. May 7: Baseball game at Edgerton. May 11: Baseball game here with Stoughton. May 14: Division play offs in baseball. May 15: Band and choir day of the tournament. May 21: Junior-Senior Banquet was held in the Junc- tion Methodist church. Afterwards there was a dance and music was by "The Harmoniers". June 4-5: All final exams were given. June 7: The Baccalaureate was held in the high school gym. .lune 9: Seniors went across Lake Michigan on the Clipper. It was a day to be remembered. June 10: The last and final day, Graduation. June 11: The school picnic was held at Riverside Park. June 12: All-school assembly. Report cards are received. Mony thonks for their kind help, we reolly oppreciote itl PATRONS MILTON Bank of Milton Harold Bauer, Contractor Forrest M. Branch, Dentist Jack Brown, Pure Oil Distributor Burdick Corporation L. H. Burdick, M. D. C Ex C Super Food Market Chase Pontiac Sales Ross C. Coon, Insurance Agency M. D. Davis, M. D. H. C. Decker, Electrician Green's Barber Shop Orrin Hake, Trucking Hank's Coffee Cup Holmes 84 Garnett Hardware Milton Depot-Frank Holmes Oliver Holmes, Attorney Hulett Insurance Agency Jerry's Pure Oil Station Kasper's Eats Lipke Brothers Farm Implements Mighty Oak Print Shop Milton Feed Company Milton Locker Plant Milton Lumber and Supply Company Milton Post Office Personnel Mori Bakery A. H. Ochs Clothing Store Ochs Food Market Olson Pharmacy Park Cafe Sayre Motors Shumway Appliance Shop Standard Oil Service Station Claude Stout, Attorney The Chapmans Unique Cleaners Varsity Hair Shop Village Beauty Salon Wisconsin Power and Light Company Earl Young, Garage MILTON JUNCTION Charles Anderson, Insurance Albrecht Furniture and Undertaking Badgerland Co-op Service Station Cities Service Station-Clarence Morrissey Farmer's Bank Davidson Grocery Hal R. Deal, Veterinarian Desens, Inc. Dickhoff Chevrolet Sales W. E. Einerson, Standard Oil Distributor Frank Brothers General Case Company Gray's Market J. F. Holmes, M. D. George Hudson, Greenhouse R. B. Johnson Feed Mill Junction Hardware Company Junction Cafe Janesville Steam Laundry and Dry Cleaners Junction Heating 81 Plumbing Company Lakeside Ice 81 Coal Company Lukas Hardware Mark's Green Lantern Martin's Super IGA Market Milton and Milton Junction Courier Milton and Milton Junction Telephone Company Milton Junction Lumber Company Dexter I. Munson, Attorney Gilbert H. Myers, Veterinarian Phelps Funeral Home R. 81 B. Super Market Raby's Barber Shop Mrs. Charles Robertson Rollie's Rexall Pharmacy Rye's Clothing Store G. A. Schmutzler, Dentist Frank L. Shadel 84 Son, Painters South Side Motors Sales J. H. Strassburg Troon's Dairy Bar Thorn Vogel, M. D. Wisconsin Metal Spinning Company J. W. Zigler, Electrician Sleet or show, rein or shine, they olwoys get us here OH time ' AXNXKTXEIX if 9 1 I 1 1 a izgv, ' "U f ' ..,,.,, -. QTf5':"::59gmfg1': 1 t?If?Q3f?f ,i fa ai ' "Ed" Rood "Don" Hartzell "Herb" Crouch "Randy" Randolph After school-the buses take us home. 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