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HISTURN Ol THIL KI-Xss OI 1948
Freshman and Sophomore lears
September 1944 a very momentus date rn the hrstory of Morse Hrgh
School The Class of 1948 entered these hallowed Halls and began our frrst
step on the way up the steep Mountarn of learnrng
Very soon we elected our oncrcers for the year They were as follows
Pr esrdent ROBERT HINDS
Vrce Presrdent DEAN COOK
Secretary FRANCES YOUNG
Treasurer DOROTHY BELANGER
Teresa St Peter Donald Robrnson
Mr Alkazrn served as our class advrsor
Many members of the Class of 48 Jorned the Dramatrcs Club the Glee
Club, and the Latrn Club
Our outstandrng athletes were and strll are Blarne Trafton and Clarence
Squeakre Irrsh They were chosen for the unusual honor of playrng on
the varsrty team therr first year
All rn all our frrst year was very successful but the next year Wrth some
experrence behrnd us was even more so
Presrdent CARLTON REED
Vrce Presrdent BLAINE TRAFTON
Secretary DOROTHY BELANGER
Treasurer ANNETTE GODFREY
Frances Young MarJ0r1e Rogers
Frgurrng that two heads were better than one we had co advrsors They
were Mrs Flaherty and Mrs Mayo
Three grrls were chosen to represent the class rn the Mohrba Queen Con
test The grrls were Amelrfr Mrtchell Marre Whrte and Annette Godfrey who
Won the trtle of Sophomore Attendant
The Sophomore Class provrded the rest of the school wrth some enter
tarnment rn the form of an assembly under the drrectron of Mrs Flaherty
We sponsored two rummave sales whrch were very successful and added
to our treasury The money makrng commrttee was Clarr Mrlton Dean Cook
Amelra Mrtchell and MarJor1e Rogers
Thrs year ended our apprentrceshrp so to speak and We became
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At an early class meeting the following officers were elected:
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These commlttees have charge of the class day program and part of the
graduatlon BXEFCISCS They choose the colors ode and motto and supervxse
the wrltmg of the class day parts and then' productxon There 1S a great
deal of work to be done on these projects and httle recogmtlon 1S glven
to the people who do them Our thanks go to these hard workmg students
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.ll NIUR SENIOR 1 IASB HISTORY
It was Wlth pr1de after the close of our second year that we returned lll
the fall of 1946 as Upper Classmen Led by Carlton Reed presldent Joan
Shaw VICE presldent Annette Godfrey treasurer Ruth Coombs secre
tary and our adv1sor Ml Nathan Watson we successfully undertook many
thlngs We always had the backlng of our representat1ves 1n the Student
Cou11c1l who were Carlton Reed George Dole Carroll Hatch Av1s Carter
and Cla1re M11tOl'l
Th1S year we looked forward to our Jlll'll0I' Class play Sxng For Your
Supper whlch was under the d1rect1o11 of M1ss Nancy Woods The leadmg
roles of Stephen Foster Brown alld Susan P1per take11 by John Sull1van
and Clalre M11tOll respect1vely were vely smoothly portrayed The proceeds
added to 0111 treasurv A baked bean s11pper was also sponsored to augment
Many of the boys and gnls DHFLICIDHLSG lll the varlous clubs and organ
1zat1ons lll the school I11 the field of sports however we were part1cu1arly
proud to cla1m as OUIS two of the Western Mallle Champs Blalne Trafton
and Squeak Ir1sh
We walted w1th 1n1pat1e11ce f1on1 the t1me our class rxngs were ordered
lllltll late spung when the dellvery was made After seelng them we knew
that they were well worth wa1t1ng for
When J u11e came round on the calendar we real1zed that upon returmng
111 the fall lt would be as members of the Sen1or Class W1th th1S thought
111 mxnd we eagerly awa1ted the commg of another school year
On a sunny day Ill the mlddle of September approxlmately 126 students
returned to Morse as SCIIIOFS We elected as our presldent Joan Shaw the
second g1rl ever to hold th1s most coveted office 1n the h1story of the school
The other officers elected at th1s t1me were Arthur Bowker v1ce pres1dent
Annette Godfrey secletary Barbara Poulos treasurer Our adv1sor th1s
year was Mr J Edward Pomeroy Aga111 th1s year we were very ably repre
sented on the Student Cou11c1l by Joan Shaw Barbara Dunton Clalre M11
to11 Amel1a Mltchell Edward Rowe a11d Carlton Reed the latter belng
elected presldent of the COllllC1l
One of the most 1mportant lf 11ot the most 1mporta11t events of the year
IS our annual Moh1ba Talent Show a11d Ball These fest1v1t1es were held 111
the fall rathel than Ill the spr1ng th1s yea1 for the f1rst t1me Wlth the
Sen1ors taklllg thell usual prom1nent parts 111 the act1v1t1es Th1S arrange
ment proved to be so successful that Mohlba w1ll be contmued at th1S t1me
1n the future Although no11e of our cand1dates for Queen of Mohlba Ball
were elected Av1s Cartex a11d Barbara Dunton were the Sen1or Attendants
As the year plogressed Basketball became the mterest of the moment
It IS doubtful whether there IS another school 111 the state WhlCh takes 1ts
Basketball more S6I'l0llS1y tha11 does Morse Hlgh of Bath Under Dunc
Farrell s compete11t COaChlllg a11d the fme leadersh1p of Co Capta1ns
Squeak Ir1sh and Bla111e Trafton the ShlDbll1ld6I'S of Morse Hlgh spurted
Oll to a record of whlch to be proud Sllff6I'lHg Ollly two defeats lll seventeen
scheduled games Eve11 though el1m1nated Ill the quarter finals of the State
Ser1es It IS agreed by all who saw them play that Dunc Farrells boys
were stellar performers
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