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New People: 548 Freshmen, 6 Coaches, 15 Advisors, A NEW PRINCIPAL. Concerned about everyone, Mr. Thurston re- views the programs of two fresh- men. NEW STUDENTS. Happy to be a part of Mishawaka High School, freshmen throng from gym.
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-NEW ATTITUDE. Advanced French students show an eagerness to learn in the hright atmosphere of the new section from new teacher, Mrs. Mary Jane Kass. 1966 • • year of Changes New People Make Changes to Give MHS New Look Brand new people bring brand new ideas. This is exactly what happened to our school this year. Our new principal Mr. Walter E. Thurston promoted better attitudes toward studying and more respect for school authority and property. T liether the change was a better scheme for buying supplies or an improvement in school morale, w e liked the new ways. Not all changes were in- tangible. We found new surroundings such as freshly painted lockers and classrooms a bright incentive to do better work. New club directors, new coaches, and new teachers gave a fresh ap- proach to our clubs, sports, and classes. It was an unexpected year for us with ever-changing surroundings as well as spirits and attitudes.
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17 Teachers, 2 Assistant Principals, and 1 Principal NEW FRIENDS. At Cline ' s Thouly Kastanaki, this year ' s foreign exchange student from Greece, chats over a coke with another new student, freshman Cathy Riederer. Although Mr. Thurston was our most important change, the freshmen were the largest and most unfamiliar portion of new- ness. Making tlie big transition from junior high to high school, they found taking notes and keeping assignment books something uew in their education. Suddenly they seriously thought of futures ranging from college to war in Viet Nam. They joined many new activities and were especially predominant in the new cheerblock. Those of us who lived within a mile of school could no longer drive to school. Our friends who were not restricted registered their cars with new assistant principal Mr. Eugene Dykstra. Also aiding Mr. Tliurston was new assistant principal Mr. Thomas Rice. Among the ]7 new teachers, Mrs. Mary Jane Kass and Mr. Thomas Amos told us of their travels in France and Ethiopia. Mrs. Kass toured France last summer with a group of her stu- dents. Mr. Amos recently served two years with the Peace Corps. Wishing to help him bring three Ethiopian boys to our high school next year, we contributed some of the money for their trip. We were not too busy bustling through the halls to notice other new faces. New to our student body was Thouly Kastanaki, our foreign exchange student from Greece. In honor of Thouly the Student Council flew the Greek flag. Certainly important to sports fans was the growing interest in basketball which can be credited to Mr. Marvin Wood, our new coach, and the determination of his boys. A VISITOR. Student teacher Mr. Joseph Fross from Indiana University uses a Mi-Hi Guide to direct freshmen to their next class.
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