Mound Westonka High School - Mohian Yearbook (Mound, MN)

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I -194 7 MOUND CONSOLIDATED HIGH SCHOOL Mound, Minnesota(Contents 1st Quarter LEADERSHIP—To have an •outstanding athletic group requires teamwork yet also develops individual initiative, as can be witnessed by the fact that many of our athletes also held offices in other school organizations throughout the year. 2nd Quarter SCHOLARSHIP—Brains plus muscle and brawn are requirements for winning in any competitive event. Proof of this is the fact that a large percentage of our first team members retained positions on the honor roll during the year. 3rd Quarter SPORTSMANSHIP—Athletics develops the ability to try as best you can and accept the results accordingly. To be a good winner is not difficult but to be a good loser is a sought-after character trait. 4th Quarter FRIENDSHIP — Co-operation with the aim of victory leads to a true, lasting friendship, not only among the team itself but also among the entire student body. Jorewar This year's football season has been the most successful in our school’s history since 1929. With football brought to our attention in this manner, we have thought it worthwhile to consider how this sport, along with ail other high school athletics, fits the student for his role in school and life after graduation. There has been a great deal written and said about the good qualities that football develops, and in this annual we shall attempt to show what we conceive to be football's part in student life. Throughout our yearbook you will find the constellation Hercules, which we have chosen to represent athletic power. Just as a constellation is an association of stars, so is a successful athletic group an organization of individual star players. Page TwoCoach Oscar A. Haddorff Declicali on We, the graduating class and Mohian staff of 1947, dedicate this, our treasured 'Book of Memories’, to Coach Oscar A. Haddorff, better known to most as just "Coach”, who truly symbolizes the four character traits brought out in this yearbook. A great leader himself, Mr. Haddorff developed leadership, character, and scholarship in the boys whom he coached. An all-round sportsman as well as a good sport—that is also the coach. And last, but far from least, a true and lasting friend. A familiar figure to all, Coach Haddorff always has had a friendly smile and cheery greeting for everyone. So to you, "Coach”, we present this, our annual, as a lasting memorial from us who appreciate your coaching talents and your all-round likeable personality. Pogo ThrooHONOR WINNERS 'UaUcJictori an rian Bruce Bartel Richard Finley Kathleen FitzPatrick Ruth Voll Gene Pardee Stanley Allen Charles Harriman Esther Beecher Ethel Beecher Estclla Whittaker on a fjj. on or ?ocic(ij 1946 Bruce Bartel Estclla Whittaker Quiff anj ScJt Seniors: Bruce Bartel Gene Pardee Estclla Whittaker Juniors: Gerald Anderson Robert Claybaugh Gloria Swenson The Bausch and Lomb Honorary Science Award Medal James L. Harrison Poge fourAthletics develop the spirit of leadership and cooperation among the teammates. Many of our athletes hold prominent positions in school organizations. Athletics benefit the faculty, too. The faculty and students work better together because of the influence of school sports.%JU m in id tra tion MR. L.L. KRANTZ We, the senior class of 1947, wish to extend our most sincere thanks to our superintendent, class advisor, and friend, Mr. Krantz. Only through his tireless effort and guidance was our last year of high school made such a successful and never-to-be-forgotten one. He also promoted the extensive athletic program sponsored at Mound. Mr. Krantz received a three-year diploma from Central Wisconsin State Teacher's College, his B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Minnesota. MR. J. M. JULSRUD A faithful friend, an enthusiastic helper, and under standing person, and an able advisor—that is our principal, Mr. Julsrud. Among his many tasks were the advising of each individual senior about his future work and the directing of the Student Council in its year’s activities. Mr. Julsrud received his B.A. degree at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, and took graduate work at the University of Minnesota. MR. DALE NELSON The past year was a very progressive one for the junior high under the capable supervision of Mr. Dale Nelson, principal. And through his efforts, the American Junior Red Cross carried out its most active year in our school’s history. Mr. Nelson received a two-year certificate from St. Cloud State Teacher’s College and took graduate work and received his B.A. degree from the University of Minnesota. Page FiveFACULTY V« MRS. DOREEN B. SAVAGE—Girls Physical Education 9 and 11, English 12, English 10, Spanish I, Extra-Curricular Activities: Pep Club Advisor, Declamation, Senior Class Play. MR. BYRON E. NYGAARD—World History, Social, Extra-Curricular Activities: Broadcaster Advisor, 10th Grade Advisor. MISS MARGARET O. BERVEN—Junior and Senior High Girls Physical Education and Health, GAA Advisor. The Mohian Staff typists, under the supervision of Miss Ruby Wall, are shown working on copy for the yearbook. A group of 12 senior girls was chosen for their ability as typists to handle all the typing for your 1947 "Book of Memories”. Shown working are Yvonne Arnold, Zoc Ann Palmer, Donna Drysdale, Betty Knudson, Martha Linden, Jean Graeber, Arlcen Schilling, Bertha Volkenant, Gladys Splcttstoeszcr, and Peggy Cronin. Mrs. Doreen Savage proved a very capable advisor of the Pep Club by directing many entertaining skits for pep fests, inaugurating uniform sweaters for all members, and basing membership in the club on your ability and willingness to abide by the rules drawn up by the club officials. She is seen admiring the sweaters with Joyce May, president; Irene Skaret, treasurer; and Ruthie Voll, secretary. Page SixSTUDENTS for Suture MRS. EVELYN R. HANSON—Higher Algebra, Plane Geometry, Trigonometry, Solid Geometry, Extra-Curricular Activities: Junior Class Play Director, Declamation. MISS MARY E. EMERSON—Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Extra-Curricular Activities: Mohian Advisor, Science Club Advisor, Junior Red Cross Faculty Delegate. MISS RUBY J. WALL—Typing, Sten. i, Office Practice, Extra-Curricular Activities: Service Club Director, Mohian Typists Advisor, Assistant Senior Class Play Director. Harmless looking stuff, eh? Don't let that fool you. The potent ingredients arc iron sulfide and sulfuric acid. Know what’s cooking? That beloved (by chemist) detested (by others) hydrogen sulfide gas. Odor! Yeh, man—Rotten egg! Watching gleefully as the gas permeates the lab are Bob Jones, Marymar Warrington, Diane McDonald and Bob Stair (foreground). In the background are Miss Emerson, Gene Pardee, Bob O’Donnell, Estella Whittaker, Bruce Bartel, and Joyce May. "Face this way and do fifteen Burpecs.’’ So ends the calisthenics for another senior girl’s gym class. Now comes the intra-class basketball games. The senior girls could always be found rushing eagerly into the locker room just as the bell was ringing—they knew the consequences if they were late. Demerits surely mount up quickly! In this picture you see the class strenuously going through one of the exercises. Miss Berven, the instructor, is not pictured. Poge SevenAction on the MR. OSCAR HADDORFF—Junior and Senior High Boy’s Physical Education and Health, Eighth Grade Girl’s Physical Education, Basketball Coach, Track Coach, Assistant Football Coach. MRS. CATHERINE NELSON—Junior and Senior High Home Economics, Extra Curricular Activities: Junior Class Advisor. MRS. PEARL K. EDLUND—Senior High English, Extra Curricular Activities: Homecoming Director, Christmas Nativity Director, Junir Class Advisor. MR. EDWARD J. BEHMLER—Junior and Senior High Boy’s Physical Education and Health, Football Coach, Baseball Coach. Mrs. Edlund is shown here selling tickets for the Homecoming Dance to Don Mattson and Lorraine Martin. Also pictured is Janet Eden taking a ticket from Zoe Anne Palmer. Mrs. Edlund had charge of all of the Homecoming activities which were: the bonfire the night before Homecoming, the selling of tickets to the game, decorating the athletic field with the traditional red and white, and planning the Homecoming dance after the game. She also directed the sending of cards to alumni telling them of the Homecoming activities. Jlonic Economics 3nslruction The guiding hand that directs the students in the cooking of those tempting tidbits and in the sewing of such fashionable clothes is that of Mrs. Catherine Nelson, head of the Home Economics Department. Mrs. Nelson had charge of the table decorations for the Senior-Faculty Banquet in January, and was also affiliated with procuring the student help for the lunchroom. She is shown here instructing some of her students in the proper tactics of fine dressmaking. Standing, left to right, are Mrs. Nelson, Mary Ann Thurk, Bobbie Jean Purdin, and Ruth Adams. Seated arc Ann Rutledge, Gloria Kubasch, and Joan Graebcr. Page EightSchool Front MRS. BETTY ANN MYHR—Eighth Grade English, General Science, Home Economics. MR. MYRON E. SKOW-Band Director, Extra Cur-ricular Activities: Senior Class Advisor. MR. J. O. BERGE—Algebra, Seventh Grade and Freshman General Mathematics, Extra Curricular Activities: Junior High Football, Basketball, and Track Coach. MRS. MARIE L. JOHNSON—Geography, Social Studies. junior . ilicjl ocia (SUia The junior high students have a vivid course in geography, as Mrs. Johnson makes intensive use of the movie projector as well as map study and reference material. Through the use of films, the students get a more comprehensive idea as to the habits, costumes, industries, and recreation of foreign peoples. Many of the films arc presented as travelogues, often with native background music, and a few of the films are in technicolor. Pictured looking at a map of South America are Josephine Nickisch, Jeanette Drcssel, and Mrs. Marie Johnson. 3 umor The past year proved the best in school history for Mound’s Junior High School. Numerous individual class activities, along with the organizing of a Junior High Student Council and Pep Club plus a keener and greater interest in Junior High School sports, were the factors comprising their 'school year. For the freshmen, the past year had the widest field of elective subjects ever offered. General courses in language and business were offered, as well as Home Economics for the girls and Shop for the boys. With a permit from the director, band could also be taken as a credit subject. Pogo NinoVISUAL AIDS MR. HAROLD RASMUSSEN—General Science, General Business, Extra Curricular Activities: Visual Education Director, Assistant Basketball and Football Coach. MISS CLAIRE M. WARWEG—Eighth Grade and Freshman English, Extra Curricular Activities: Freshman Class Advisor. MR. LIONEL REECK—World History, American History, Extra Curricular Activities: Intramural Basketball Coach, Sophomore Advisor. MISS EDNA M. HEHN—Chorus, Vocal Instruction. I After the bell rings the group is quiet, Miss Hehn gives the directions and second period rehearsal of mixed chorus begins. Miss Hehn, a new director to the Mound vocal department, directed the group and several soloists in a very fine performance for the Christmas Nativity. In the spring the group took part in the district festival. Miss Hehn is shown below directing the chorus in a daily rehearsal. A more extensive visual education program was put into effect in our school during the past year. More numerous and instructive classroom films were offered for our education and entertainment. Several full length features were also shown to the entire student body. Mr. Harold Rasmussen had charge of the program. It was his job to choose the weekly films and keep all the equipment in repair. He is shown below with several of his student helpers—Clayton Miller, Robert Lee, Ward Whalen, and Bob Kadeshka. Poge TenENLIVEN CLASSES Training for future positions on the school paper begins early in Mound, as can be witnessed by the fact that many junior high students took an interest in writing for "their” page in the tri-weekly publication. In charge of these eager journalists was Miss Helen Dcgen, English and General Language instructor. Miss Degen was also very active in Junior Red Cross work throughout the year. She is shown here with Virginia Seguine, Trudy Martin, Ruth Inman, Joan Legus, Joan Haddorff, and Carolyn Gooder. First aid is taught in the ninth and twelfth grade health classes. Not only is this a very useful subject in that it can be used all through one’s life but it is an interesting subject, particularly since the war placed so much emphasis on preparedness and civilian defense. MISS HELEN I. DEGEN—General Language, Seventh Grade English, Junior High Broadcaster Advisor, Seventh Grade Advisor, Junior Red Cross Faculty Delegate. MR. IRVING KEPKE—Junior and Senior High Shop. MR. GEORGE M. OHMAN—Seventh and Eighth Grade General Mathematics, Social Studies, Orchestra, Freshman Class Advisor. Not pictured—MR. HARRY H. BOCKHAUS—Junior and Senior High Shop, Wrestling Coach. Pietured, left to right, are Coach Behmier, Sammie Bandh. (head and arm bandaged), Norman Skaret (bandaging the victim), and Bill Lindstrom. Pago Elovcntbehind the cjCi ineS MISS ANNETTE MISS MARGARET MISS HELEN BORKEN CUTLER LAW Speech Clinician Librarian Nurse Under the direction of Miss Margaret Cutler, the library has been conveniently arranged to fit the student’s needs. Assisting her throughout the day were Ann Olson, Ruth Anne Kepke, Phyllis Lockhart, Mary-mar Iverson, Terry Tambornino, Marvel Boehner, Margie Larson, Stella Bowman, Delores Matthews, and Elray Payne. Delores Matthews assisted in the senior high library the first half of the year. Stella Bowman is finishing the year. This staff does such things as checking out books and assisting the students in finding books. One of the most important departments of any school is the library. There one finds books for English reports or mysteries to occupy one’s free time. The large selection of literature in our library contains 520 volumes of fiction, 1200 volumes of non-fiction, 180 volumes of reference material. The library also subscribes to some 46 magazines. These figures are for the senior high library only. The students also have access to the public library. Seated—Marvel Boehner, Delores Matthews, Catherine King, Terry Tambornino. Ruth Anne Kepke. Standing-—Miss Cutler, Ann Olson, Margie Larson. Poge Twelve Sports can influence scholarship by inuring the student to hard work. To excel in football or basketball it is necessary to practice long and hard. To rate "A’s” in English or mathematics it is also necessary to work. It is a testimonial to this fact that a large proportion of the best athletes rank high in their classes.•Seniors STANLEY (Stan) ALLEN Academic Baseball 3; Track 3, 4; Basketball 3, 4; Football 3, 4; "M” Club 4; Jr. Class Play 3; Mohian 4; Committees— Homecoming 3, Prom 3. VERNON (Vem) ANDERSEN General Student Council 4; Track 2, 3, 4; Wrestling 3, 4; Football 3, 4; "M” Club 3, 4; Secretary 4; Band 2, 3, 4; Chorus 3; Homecoming Committee 4. YVONNE (Tootie) ARNOLD Commercial Class Officer 3, Treasurer; Jr. Red Cross Council 4, Secretary; Broadcaster 2, 3, 4; Mohian 2, 3, 4; Pep Club 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club 4; GAA 4; Chorus 1: Jr. Class Play 3; Nativity 3, 4; Dcclam 3; Service Club 4; Committees—Class Ring 3. Prom 3. BRUCE (Bartie) BARTEL Academic Class Officer 3, 4, President; Football 2, 3, Manager 4; Baseball 3, 4; Broadcaster 3, 4; Mohian 4; Jr. Class Play 3; Committees—Class Ring 3, Prom 3, Homecoming 4; National Honor Society 3; Quill and Scroll 4. ESTHER (Twin) BEECHER General Chorus 1; Jr. Class Play Committee 3. ETHEL (Twin) BEECHER General Chorus 1; GAA 4; Jr. Class Play Committee 3. DONNA (Tcddie) BICKLEY General GAA 4; Entered from West High in 1946. WALTER (Bitty) BITTNER General Track 2, 3; Baseball 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Football 2, 3, 4; "M” Club 3, 4; Chorus 3, 4. KENNETH (K-nute) BJORK General Golf 2, 3, 4; Wrestling I, 2, 3, 4; Football 4; Track 2, 3, 4; "M” Club 3, 4; Chorus 3, 4; Broadcaster 3, 4; Jr. Class Play 2; Cheerleader 4; Committees—Prom 3, Class Play 3, Homecoming 3, 4. DARYL (Blatz) BLATZHEIM Academic Returned Vet; Football r, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Golf 4; "M” Club 2, 3, 4. ALLEN ANDERSEN ARNOLD BARTEL BEECHER BEECHER BICKLEY BITTNER BJORK BLATZHEIM Poge ThirteenMARY JO (Peggy) CRONIN Commercial GAA 4; Mohian 4; Entered from Central in 1946. WILLIS (Willie) DALCHOW Commercial Entered from Watertown in 1946. DUANE (Bubs) DODDS General Class officer 1, President; Student Council 2, 3, 4, V. President 3, President 4; Chorus 3, 4; "M” Club 1, 2, 3, 4, President 4; Broadcaster 2, 3, 4; Jr. Class Play 3; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1, 2; Committees—Homecoming 2, 3, 4, Prom 3- DONNA JEAN (Dido) DRYSDALE Commercial Class Officer 2; Secretary; Pep Club 2, 3, 4; GAA 4; Broadcaster 4; Service Club 4; Mohian 2, 3, 4; Nativity 3, 4. JANET (Jan) EDEN Commercial Student Council 2; Chorus 3, 4; Glee Club 4; Pep Club 2, 4; Dramatic Club 3, 4, Club Reporter 3; Service Club 4; Broadcaster 2, 3, 4; Mohian 1, 4; Jr. Class Play 3; Committees—Homecoming 2, 3, 4, Prom 3, Class Play 3. RICHARD (Dick) FINLEY Acadennc Class Officer 1, V. President; Football 2, 3, 4; Basketball 3, 4; Track 2, 3, 4; Wrestling 2; Declam 2; Mohian 4; ,fM” Club 2, 3, 4; Homecoming Committee 4. KATHLEEN (Kathy) FITZPATRICK Genera! Class Officer 4, Secretary; Chorus 4; Pep Club 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club 3, 4; Declam 2, 3; GAA 4; Broadcaster 2, 3, 4; Mohian 1, 3, 4; Committees—Homecoming 3, 4, Prom 3, Class Play 3. DOROTHY (Dot) FRIES General Pep Club 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club 3, 4; GAA 4; Broadcaster 4; Mohian 3, 4; Committees—Homecoming 3, 4, Class Play 3. JOSEPH (Joe) GOODMAN General Track 1, 2, 3, 4; Wrestling t, 2, 3, 4; "M” Club 3, 4. JEAN (Jeannie) GRAEBER Commercial Pep Club 2, 3, 4; GAA 4; Mohian 4; Service Club 4; Committees—Homecoming 4. Class Play 3. CRONIN DALCHOW DODDS DRYSDALE EDEN FINLEY FITZPATRICK FRIES GOODMAN GRAEBER Pago FourteenHARRIMAN HARRISON HASTINGS HAWKINS HERUM HILL HOKANSON IACANO JACKSON JACOBSON CHARLES (Chuck) HARRIMAN Academic Chorus 2, 3; Class Officer 3, V. President; Mohian 4; Football 2, 3, 4; Track 2, 3, 4; Student Council 4; "M” Club 3, 4; Nativity Narrator 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1; Class Play 3. Committees—Home coming 3, 4; Prom 3. JAMES (Jim) HARRISON Academic Clais Officer 4, Treasurer; Science Club 3, 4; Student Librarian 3; Visual Education 3, 4; Band 2; Nativity 3, 4; Committees—Homecoming 4, Class Play 3. AARON (Windy) HASTINGS General Mohian 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 2, 3, 4; Nativity 2, 3, 4; "M” Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Broadcaster 1, 2; Committees— Homecoming 2, 3, 4; Prom 3. JACK HAWKINS General Track 3, 4; Nativity 4; Committees—Homecoming 3, 4, Prom 3. AUDREY (Red) HERUM Commercial Chorus 3, 4; Glee Club 4; Pep Club 2, 3, 4, Secretary 2; GAA 4; Mohian 2, 3, 4. BARBARA (Breezy) HILL General Glee Club 2, 3, 4; Chorus 2, 3, 4; Pep Club 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club 4; GAA 4; Broadcaster 1, 2, 3, 4; Mohian 2, 3, 4; Homecoming Committee 4. GEORGE (Hoke) HOKANSON General Gass Officer 4, V. President; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball i, 3; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 2; Wrestling 2; Chorus 3; "M” Gub 3, 4; Nativity 2, 3; Committees —Homecoming 3, 4; Gass Play 3. RICHARD (Dick) IACANO General MM” Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 2, 3, 4; Wrestling 1, 2, 3, 4, Captain 4; Baseball 4; Broadcaster 4; Nativity 2, 3, 4; Chorus 3, 4; Prom Committee 3. WAYNE (Lightning) JACKSON General Golf 2, 3, 4; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Nativity 3; "M” Gub 2, 3, 4. AMY JACOBSON Commercial Broadcaster 4; Dramatic Club 3, 4; Pep Club 2, 3, 4; GAA 4; Mohian 3, 4; Service Gub 4; Committees— Class Play 3, Homecoming 3, 4. Poge FifteonJASPERS JOHNSON KING KLINGENSMITH KNUDSON KNUDSON KOECHELER LEWIS UNDEN LOGELIN ROSEMARY (Rosie) JASPERS General Pep Club 2; Class Play Committee 3. ROLIN (MIKE) JOHNSON General Band I, 2, 3, 4; Football 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3; Baseball 2; Homecoming Committee 2. MARY KING General Pep Club 4; Dramatic Club 3; Secretary , GAA 4; Broadcaster 3, 4; Mohian 2, 3, 4; Cheerleader 4; Nativity 2; Homecoming Committee 4. RUTH (Ruthie) KLINGENSMITH General Chorus 4; Pep Club 4; Glee Club 4; GAA 4; Nativity 4; Entered from Northfield in 1946. BETTY KNUDSON Commercial Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Pep Club 2, 3, 4; Mohian 4; Glee Club 4; GAA 4. ESTHER KNUDSON Commercial Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Pep Club 2, 3, 4; Broadcaster 1; Glee Club 4; GAA 4. DONNA (Muffct) KOECHELER Commercial Pep Club 2, 4; GAA 4. GLENN (Lew) LEWIS General Class Officer 2, V. President; Chorus 2, 3, 4; Quat-tettc 3; Broadcaster 2, 3, 4; "M” Club 2, 3, 4; Jr. Class Play 3; Football 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 2, 3, 4; Track 2, 3, 4; Baseball 2, 3, 4; Committees—Homecoming 3, 4, Prom 3. MARTHA (Marty) LINDEN Commercial Dramatic Club 3, 4; Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4; Broadcaster 4; Mohian 3, 4; Service Club 4; Nativity 2, 3; Committees—Homecoming 3, 4, Prom 3, Class Play 3. LAVERNE LOGELIN Commercial Chorus 4; Glee Club 4; Pep Club 2, 4; GAA 4; Homecoming Committee 3. Pogo SixteenCORNELLE (Connie) LUEDTKE General GAA 4; Entered from Elgin Illinois, and Dasscl, Minnesota in 1945. THOMAS (Tony) McARDLE General Returned Vet; Wrestling 1, 2, 3, 4. LORRAINE (Lorrie) MARTIN Commercial Chorus 3, 4; Pep Club 3, 4; GAA 4; Dramatic' Club 4, President; Broadcaster 4; Mohian 4; Committees—Homecoming 3, 4, Prom 3, Class Play 3; Entered from Central in 1945. JEANNINE MASON General Pep Club 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club 3, 4; GAA 4; Broadcaster 4; Mohian 2, 3, 4; Committees—Homecoming 3, 4, Gass Play 3. DONALD (Don) MATTSON General Football 4; Basketball 4; Nativity 4; Entered from Central in 1946. DELORES (Red) MATTHEWS General Pep Club 2, 3, 4; Broadcaster 3, 4; Student Librarian 2 3» 4- JOYCE (Jerce) MAY General Chorus 2, 3, 4; Pep Club 2, 3, 4, President 4; Dramatic Club 3, 4; Dcclam 2, 3; GAA 4; Broadcaster 2, 3, 4; Mohian 2, 3, 4; Cheerleader 3; Student Librarian 2; Committees—Homecoming 3, 4, Prom 3, Class Play 3. LUCILLE (Lucy) MENSE General Pep Club 2; GAA 4; Committees—Prom 3, Class Play 3. BETTINELL (Nellie) O’DONNELL General Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2; Pep Club 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club 3, 4; Declam. 2, 3, 4; Broadcaster 2, 3, 4; Mohian 2, 3; Committees—Homecoming 2, 3, 4, Class Play 3. ROBERT (Bob) O’DONNELL Academic Football 3; Track 2, 3; Baseball 2. LUEDTKE McARDLE MARTIN MASON MATTSON MATTHEWS MAY MENSE O’DONNELL O’DONNELL Poge SeventeenOGLAND OLSON OVERBY PALMER PARDEE PEARSON PEPPERSACK PETERSON PETTIT RUSS TOM (Tig) OGLAND General Wrestling i, 2, 3; Football 2; Golf 3, 4; Homecoming Committee 4. E. ANN OLSON Commercial Declam 1, 2; Service Club 4; Student Librarian 1, 2, 3 4- JOHN (Shorty) OVERBY General Student Council 3; Band 1, 2, 3, 4, President 3, 4; Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4; Chorus 2, 3; "M” Club 3, 4; Football x; Basketball 1, 2; Golf 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Broadcaster 2, 3, 4; Mohian Staff 3, 4. ZOE ANN PALMER Commercial Pep Club 2, 3, 4; Declam 3; Mohian Staff 3, 4; Nativity 3, 4; Class Play Committee 3. GENE (Squceky) PARDEE Academic Football Manager 3; Band 2, 3, 4; Wrestling 2; Dcclam 2, 4; Mohian Staff 4, Business Manager; Quill and Scroll 4. ELAINE PEARSON Commercial Pep Club 2; GAA 4. CAROLINE (Carrie) PEPPERSACK General GAA 4; Entered from Melroy in 1945. RICHARD (Dick) PETERSON General Band 1; Football x, 2, 3, 4; Golf 2, 3, 4; Baseball x, 2, 3, 4; Nativity 4. LAWRENCE (Larry) PETTIT General Track 2, 3; Wrestling 4. JOHN (Jack) RUSS General Class President 2; Baseball x, 2, 3, 4; "M” Club 2, 3, 4; Football x, 2, 3, 4; Wrestling 2, 3; Nativity 2, 3; Homecoming Committee 2, 3, 4. Pago EightoonARLEEN SCHILLING Commercial Pep Qub 3, 4; GAA 4; Mohian 4; Service Club 4; Chorus 1. ROSEMARY (Rosie) SCHUMACHER General Pep Club 2, 3, 4; GAA 4. LEWELLYN SCHWALBE General Track 2, 3, 4; Wrestling I, 2, 3, 4; "M” Club 4. JOHN (Snooks) SEGNER General STANLEY (Stan) SIMONSON General Returned Vet; Football 3, 4; "M” Club 3, 4. IRENE (Renie) SKARET General Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Pep Club 2, 3, 4, Treasurer 3, 4; Glee Club 4; GAA 4; Broadcaster 4; Cheerleader 1; Committees—Homecoming 3, 4, Class Play 3, Prom 2. WILLIAM (Bill) SODERHOLM General Wrestling 3, 4; Entered from Wayzata in 1945. MARY LOU (Lu) SOULE Commercial Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 4; Pep Club 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club 3, 4; Broadcaster 1, 2, 3, 4, Co-Editor 4; Mohian 4; Cheerleader 1, 2, 3; Jr. Class Play 3; Student Librarian 2; Committees—Homecoming 2, 3, 4, Prom 3. GLADYS SPETTSTOESZER Commercial Chorus 3, 4; GAA 4; Glee Club 4; Class Play Committee 3. ROBERT (Bob) STAIR Academic Basketball 4; Golf 4; Dramatic Club 4; Nativity 4; Cheerleader 4; Homecoming Committee 4; Entered from Central in 1946. SCHILLING SCHUMACHER SCHWALBE SEGNER SIMONSON SKARET SODERHOLM SOULE SPLETTSTOESZER STAIR Pago Nineteen JEANNE (Jcannie) THURK Commercial Pep Gub 3, 4; Mohian 3. EDWARD (Eddie) VARNER General Track 3, 4; Wrestling 3, 4; Entered from Buffalo High in 1945. EARLINE VOGELGESANG Commercial Chorus 3, 4; Glee Club 4; GAA 4. BERTHA VOLKENANT Commercial Pep Club 3; Mohian 4; GAA 4. RUTH (Ruthie) VOLL Academic Chorus 4; Glee Gub 4; Pep Gub 4, Secretary; Dramatic Club 4; GAA 4; Mohian 4; Entered from Chippewa Falls High in 1946. MARYMAR (Mobi) WARRINGTON General Pep Gub 4; Broadcaster 4; GAA 4; Nativity 3; Homecoming Committee 4; Entered from Chicago in «945- JAMES (Shorty) WEAR General Track 2; Wrestling 2, 4; "M” Gub 4; Chorus 2, 4; Entered from West High in 1944. ALICE (Ala) WEILAND General Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Gub 4; Pep Gub 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Gub 3, 4; GAA 4; Broadcaster 3, 4; Mohian 4; Cheerleader 1; Committees— Homecoming 3, Prom 3. PHILLIP (Ferd) WEILAND General Golf 4; Nativity 2, 4; Homecoming Committee 3, 4. ESTELLA (Stell) WHITTAKER Academic Gass Officer 1, 3, Secretary; Band 1, 2, 3, 4; Chorus 1, 2 3. 4; Glee Club 4; Mohian 2, 3, 4, Editor 4; Broadcaster 1,4; Pep Club 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club 3, 4; Declam 3; GAA 4; Cheerleader i, 2, 3; Jr. Class Play 3; Committees—Homecoming 2, 3, 4, Prom 3, Gass Ring 3; National Honor Society 3; Quill and Scroll 4. THURK VARNER VOGELGESANG VOLKENANT VOLL WARRINGTON WEAR WEILAND WEILAND WHITTAKER Page TwentyPHYLLIS (Phill) ENGEL General Band 2, 3, 4; Orchestra 2, 3; Pep Club 2, 3, 4; Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4; Dcclam 2, 3, 4; G.A.A. 4; Broadcaster 2, 3; Mohian 2, 3; Cheerleader 4; Jr. Class Play 3; Homecoming Committee 4. ROBERT (Bob) JONES Academic Returned from 4 years in service to complete high school education. RUTH ANN (Dutchy) KEPKE Commercial Dramatic Club 4, Secretary; G.A.A. 4; Broadcaster 2, 3, 4, Co-Editor 4; Mohian 3, 4; Jr. Class Play 3; Student Librarian 2, 3, 4; Service Club 4; Prom Committee 3. DIANE (Di) MCDONALD Academic G.A.A. 4, President; Pep Club 4; Dramatic Club 4; Broadcaster 4; Homecoming Committee 4; Entered from Milwaukee Downer in 1946. •Senior The class of ’47 chose for its class motto a poem rather than a traditional saying. The poem is as follows: I never can hide myself from me. I sec what others may never see. I know what others may never know, and so, Throughout my life I want to be Respected by myself and conscience free. The entire senior class voted for the class motto, colors, and flower. This poem, which stresses the aims of the senior of ”47, was chosen by a large majority. Green and white are the colors, and Lilies of the Valley are the flowers which also represent the class of '47. The motto, because of the majority of votes for it, represents the high ideals which arc present in this year’s graduating class. Our school can be proud of this year’s senior, for he realizes the difficult tasks and the many important decisions which he or she, as a member of today’s world, will have to undertake. A number of this year’s graduating class are going to further their education by going to college. If these students adapt themselves to college activities and base their actions on their class motto, success will be inevitable. Pago Twonty-oneClass of '47 Presiding officials of the graduating class of 1947 were, left to right, George Hokanson, vice-president; Kathleen FitzPatrick, iecretary; Bruce Bartel, president, and James Harrison, treasurer. To the teachers this has been just another year and just another class, but to us it seemed very important. We remember marching through our Freshman year feeling quite experienced as we watched newcomers take their places, and our feeling of loss as we entered senior high and rubbed shoulders with haughty upperclassmen. Boy! that was a rugged year—class parties sandwiched in between biology assignments and attempt to learn what English themes were about. Our Junior year—what a year! Remember the struggles we had putting on a play which we all thought would never be produced because of the flu epidemic, raising funds to finance the great event of the year, and then teaching the fellows in gym class how to dance so that we could attend the prom? Another year rolled around and we listened once again to Mr. Krantz tell the Seniors (heavens! that’s us) to set good examples for the rest of the school and to take advantage of our last year in high school. We took a deep breath and swung into studies and school activities. Our pride soared as we watched our classmates on the football field and basketball floor. They surely were "on the ball." And were we proud when the wrestlers brought home the state championship trophy—the first in our school’s history. Signs of the times occurred when we received our class rings in September, sat for the "birdie” in October, ordered graduation announcements in January, and were measured for caps and gowns in February. We had parties, too. Our first one was a hay ride in the fall of the year with a big yellow moon hanging low in the sky—hmmmmmm. In spite of a few minor bruises, the entire class survived and had fun doing I:. Then December came and with it the yearly holiday festivities. The seniors took an active part in them all— the Nativity program, Christmas caroling, and decorating of the tree and study hall window. The yellow moon changed to a cold silver moon, and in January the faculty honored us with a Senior-Faculty Banquet. During the course of the evening the lights went out—what an honor. Spring came. Everyone’s hearts turned to thoughts of— you guessed it—a roller skating party. Satisfying our every whim, Mr. President scheduled the party for us in April, shortly before we settled down to the more serious task of producing our class play. Now it’s commencement time. We girls will have to practice so that we can balance on our new high heels as we walk down the aisle. They tell us that we are going out into the world, so, ‘World’, here comes the Class of ’47! "Oh! Come Let U Adore Him” For the first time in the school's history, the senior high school study hall window was painted. Here we see the beautiful masterpiece of the senior girls. Poge Twenty-twoMaJ J) PJitdL y,ar The senior class selected as their dramatic production for 1947, the Pulitzer Prize winning play, "Our Town”, by Thornton Wilder. The story is composed of a day in our town—or any town—a wedding in our town, and finally, a death in our town. The play is unique in that the stage manager explains the lay-out of Our Town on the hare stage, and all action takes place with a minimum of properties. Throughout the play he tells the story of two families in Our Town—those of Emily Webb and George Gibbs —and shows the humor and pathos in everyday life. After her death, Emily chooses to relive one day of her life, which she does. Realizing how little we understand and appreciate the beauty of life itself, she returns to the peace and contentment to be found after death. Congratulations and due credit are extended to not only the cast but also the production staff without whom the success of our last class play would not have been possible. The big task of publicity chairman was held by Bruce Bartel. Lighting and stage managing was taken care of by James Harrison, and Daryl Blatzhcim and Don Mattson, respectively. CAST OF CHARACTERS Stage Manager Charles Harriman Dr. Gibbs Richard Finley Joe Crowell Kenneth Bjork Howie Newsome Rolin Johnson Mrs. Gibbs Ruth Anne Kepke Mrs. Webb Betty Nell O'Donnell George Gibbs Robert Stair Rebecca Gibbs Donna Drysdale Wally Webb Thomas Oglaml Emily Webb Janet Eden Professor Willard Gene Pardee Mr. Webb Stanley Allen Woman in Balcony Ruth Voll Woman in Auditorium Estelia Whittaker Lady in Box La Verne Logelin Simon Stimson Aaron Hastings Mrs. Soames Yvonne Arnold Constable Warren Jack Hawkins Si Crowell James Wear Sam Craig - - Duane Dodds Joe Stoddard Grorge Hokanson Baseball Players Wayne Jackson First Dead Speaker Joseph Goodman Vernon Andersen Edward Varner Diane McDonald Second Dead Speaker Kathleen Fitzpatrick First Dead Woman Lorraine Martin Second Dead Woman Joyce May Third Dead Woman lean Graeber Top row, left to right—Gossiping about the town drunk. Walking home from school. Introducing the Professor. Bottom row, left to right—The soda counter. Breakfast at home. Top row, left to right—Bettinel! O'Donnell, Yvonne Arnold. Ruth Anne Kepke, Aaron Hastings, Janet Eden, Robert Stair, Charles Harriman, and Gene Pardee. Bottom row, left to right—Charles Harriman, Robert Stair, Janet Eden Robert Stair, Richard Finley, Ruth Anne Kepke, and Donna Drysdale. Pago Twenty-throeJUNIORS Sponsor CL PLj Left to ri ht. Row I: B. Allen. J. Allenburg, D. Anderson, G. Anderson, P. Anderson, C. Arens, J. Backlund, M. Beal, P. Benson. E. Beyer, M. Boehncr, D. Boll, H. Boll. Row II: S. Bowman. V. Brandenburg, D. Brettingen, W. Bruclc, C. Bryant, W. BufTord, B. Carlson, V. Carlson, R. Claybaugh, M. Courtney, H. Crawford, H. David, J. Dickey. Row III: K. Dietrich, D, Dill. J. Eckdahl, S. Edlund, F. Gebo, M. Gothman, O. Haddorff, R. Hedin, S. Hayes, L. Heinzcn, D. Hmderscheid, M. Huff, W. Huss. Row IV: J. Inman, J. Johnson, L. Johnson, P. Johnson, G. Johnston, R. Jones, L. Kamm, B. Kaupanger, C. King, L. Klinkenborg, J. Kluge, M. Kohman, M. Landro. We are the class who has thrived under the leadership of LeRoy Pilgram and Marian Scharmann, our president and vice president; Virginia Thurk and Boh Claybaugh, secretary and treasurer; and prospered under the guidance of Mrs. Pearl K. Edlund and Mrs. Catherine Nelson, our advisors. Upholding our desires in the Student Council were Delphie Anderson, Jerry Anderson, and Lynn Klinkenborg. We are the class of Mound High School who each year, traditionally, entertains the senior class at a Row V: A. Larson, M. Larson, J. Legus, M. Lemmerman, R. Lindstrom, P. Loraas, L. Lucdkc, G. McArdle, J. McCurdy, E. Mathisrn, J. May, D. Miller, C. Noreen. Row VI: O. Olson, B. Pearson, M. Pearson, P. Peschketi, F. Peterson, N. Peterson, R. Peterson, V. Pettit, L. Pilgram, H. Quass, H. Renner, M. Rosenau, P. Ruppelius. Row VII: A. Sames, M. Scharmann, M. Schcndel, R. Schlos-ser, H. Schuman, J. Scruton, E. Skrccn, G. Strassburg, J. Streater, J. Soule, B. Sutherland, G. Swenson, T. Tambornino. Row VIII: M, Thompson, A. Throolin, V. Thurk, R. Touran-geau, H. Truelsen, D. Ulrick, M. VanderHagen, J. Van-Lith, F. Walton, R. Warrington, R. Wetnzierl, D. Wittenberg, R. Wolfe. spring prom. To do this we have sponsored many dances and parties to obtain financial aid for this project. We are the class who presented, in the fall, "A Case of Springtime” as our class play. We also appeared in all the athletic events, musical organizations, clubs, and student publications throughout the year. Who are we? We are the class with eleven years behind us and one year ahead, the junior class of Mound High. Pogo Twonty-four-And tradition at PROM Did Bob Parker really try to saw Joan Abemaker in half? Did he really dye Mr. Abemakcr’s coat bright yellow? Did he steal those little rabbits from the zoo? Why did he break out of jail? All these questions and many more were asked during the course of the Junior Class Play, "A Case of Springtime.” Things happened to the luckless Bob Parker from the rising of the first curtain until the end. In his magic show he had tried to saw Joan Abernaker in half, and she thought he hadn’t enough polish for her and much preferred the suave college men. Dickie, Bob’s younger brother, accidentally ripped a coat borrowed from Joan’s father while showing off his muscles to his adoring girl friend, Gwen. In their effort to hide the coat from Joan, Bob and Dickie got it mixed up with the laundry; and Louclla, the maid, dyed it bright yellow. In the ensuing scenes, things get worse and worse, and the situation between Bob and Joan becomes more strained. The P.T.A. Ladies who have been invited to the Parker house by Mrs. Parker, Bob’s mother, to straighten things out between Mr. Abernaker, the school principal, and Bob, fell into the "booby traps” planted by Dickie and Gwen to get even with Joan. Bob was unjustly accused of stealing some rabbits from the zoo and was taken to the police headquarters. He made things worse by breaking out of Row I—Marian Scharmann, Vice-president; Bob Claybaugh; Treasurer. Row 2—LeRoy Pilgram, President; Virginia Thurk, Secretary. jail, but everything was set right when Miss Bright, the lady from the zoo, explained that the rabbits were really chinchillas and were not stolen. Mr. Parker then gave Bob the basement to raise them in, and the curtain fell with everyone very happy, including Bob and Joan who were the happiest making plans for their future. STAGE HANDS AND HELPERS Standing left to right: Bill Bruck, Lynn Klmkenborg, Jean May, Nancy Peterson, Play Advisor Mrs. Evelyn R. Hanson, Beatrice Kaupanger, Lelslc Luedke, Betty Carlson, Laurel Johnson, Dwayne Miller; Sitting, left to right: Marion Scharmann, Catherine King. PLAY CHARACTERS Cast, left to right: Mr. Abernaker: Bob Claybaugh, Mrs. James-' Pat Anderson, Mrs. Brunswick Frances Gebo, Mr. Parker: Dennis Brettinger, Betty Parker. Donna Henderscheid, Eddie Abernacker'- Dwayne Miller, Plainsclothesman• Jerry Anderson, Dickie Parker-' Dick Jones, Gwen Anderson-' Gloria Swenson, The Lady From the Zoo-' Marvel Boehner, Mrs. Parker: Barbara Allen, Play Advisor: Mrs. Evelyn R. Hanson, Louclla: Mary Courtney. Sitting: Joan Abernacker: Marian Scharmmann, Bob Parker: Jim Soule. Pago Twonty-fivoSophs oin enior SOPHS I Row I: L. Alwin, M. Anderson, C. Anderson, L. Anderson, N. Andresen, F. Aschenbeck, J. Babb, B. Barnett, M. Bell, L. Bentz, J. Berg, D. Blechschmidt, B. Bunting. Row 2: W. Burmaster, N. Butterfield, R. Christy, E. Cressy, J. Cromer, J. Dale, J. DeCamp, D. Dittrich, R. Endresen, B. Engle, H. Foster, M. Fredin, R. Friden. SOPHS II Row 3: J. Gibson, A. Gothmann, L. Haack, M. Hardt, M. Hoaglund, A. Honeycutt, M. Houck, D. Huggett, R. lilies, D. Dressier, J. Jader, R. Johns, K. Johnson. Row 4: R. Johnson, R. Jones, R. Kadechka, M. Kauth, D. Klaers, J. Klaers, R. Klingensmith, D. Klonne, E. Kock, R. Koecheler, G. Kohnen. R. Kragthorpe, W. Kubon. The first business transacted by the sophomore class was the election of officers for the 1946-47 school year. The following slate of officials was elected by popular vote: Richard Friden, president of the class; Helen Foster, vice-president; Margaret Olson, secretary; and Lois Sorensen, treasurer. Also elected were two representatives, Mary Ann Ibberson and Bill Ogland, to represent the tenth grade on the Student Council. Looking to the future, the class thought it a wise Pogc Twenty-six SOPHS III Row 5: M. Kuske, F. Laumann, G. Ledin. A. Lewis, M. Logelin, D. Leudtke, D. McKelvey, B. McGinn, R. Magnuson, L. Marth, R. Matthews, C. Miller, R. Miller. Row 6: T. Nichols, M. Odenbreit, B. Ogland, M. Olson, S. Peterson, S. Peterson, D. Pettit, G. Pouliot, D. Randolph, V. Rehbein, A. Sandeen, G. Schendel, C. Schwalbe. SOPHS IV Row 7: V. Schwalbe, E. Schumacker, L. Sorensen, P. Stoltman, N. Styner, J. Tambornino, N. Theobald. J. Thomas, J. Tieman. E. Varner, I. Warrington, P. Werner, D. Williams. Row S: G. Williams, S. Wodzynski, L. Zaback. E. Zabel, W. Ziegler. thing to start a reserve fund for the traditional Junior-Senior Prom which they would sponsor the following year, and this they did. Under the leadership of Mr. Byron Nygaard and Mr. Lionel Reeck, faculty advisors, they sponsored a Valentine’s Dance and "salted” the funds away until next spring. The sophomores now have one year down and two to go before reaching their high school goal—graduation.FROSH DoP Left to rifiht. Row I: J. Allenburg, J. Allrnburg, J. Anderson, L. Anderson, M. Anderson, M. Baker, S. Bandh, R. Boll, L. Brazman, T. Bruck, D. Bruhn, T. Christoferson, J. Correll. Row II: M. Courtney, G. Cox, H. Cromer, R. Daley, B. DeCamp, J. DeCamp, E. Dickey, L. Ebert, M. Eder, J. Eck-strom, j. Esget, D. Evansen, M. Forde. Row III: C. Gabriel, V. Gast, W. Goudy, J. Graeber, C. Graf, J. Graves, J. Haddorff, B. Halgren, E. Hanson. S. Hanson, J. Hegerle, R. Heitz, M. Hilbelink. Row IV: D. Hillstrom, A. Holmquist, G. Humola, R. Inman, P. Jackson, A. Jaspers, M. Jorgensen, J. Julsrud, A. Klaers, E. Knutson, D. Koch, L. Kohman, G. Kubosch. Row V; M. Kubon, R. Lee, J. Legus, C. Lindahl, J. Linden, R. Lindstrom, L. Lundquist, D. Maas, R. Madsen, D. Mag- Leaders of the honor roll throughout the year were the active freshmen. They can readily boast of having had the largest class of the junior and senior high, with an enrollment of 142 students. The capable officers were Jack Sodcrholm, president; Dick Madsen, vice-president; Joanne Haddorff, secretary; and Ward Whalen, treasurer. This year the junior high organized their own nuson, P. Marquart, H. Marshall, G. Martin. Row VI: W. Martin, L. McCurdy, N. McKown, A. Mense, R. Miller. C. Morgan, M. Nelson. J. O’Donnell, M. Ohrt, D. Olson. D. Patterson. E. Payne, D. Peterson. Row VII: H. Peterson, R. Pierce, B. Purdin, M. Perbix, D. Reed, D. Reed, B. Rudnicki, A. Rutledge, K. Sayther, J. Scharmann, M. Scheer, C. Schuler, E. Scislow. Row VIII: M. Segner, V. Seguine, W. Simertz, W. Simon. N. Skaret, J. Sodcrholm, D. Splcttstocszer, H. Stark, J. Streater, L. Swanson, E. Sweeney, K. Thomas, M. Thurk, D. Trask. Row IX: J. VanderHagen, G. VanDonsel. D. Watts, W. Whalen, I. Whittaker, R. Winterhalter, M. Wren, A. Young-quist. Student Council. The ninth grade had three representatives—Norman Skaret, president; Ruth Inman, secretary; and Sammie Bandh. Becoming more "sports-minded" year by year, the junior high once again chose their own cheerleaders, with Trudy Martin representing the freshman. Much credit for the success of the class was given to the advisors. Miss Warweg and Mr. Rasmussen. Pogo Twenty-seven£ifU Q •ade JJad dctiue 'bjear Through the leadership of their two instructive faculty advisors, Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Myhr, the eighth graders had an active and progressive school year. The eighth grade was the smallest of the junior high classes with an enrollment of eighty students. Although the smallest class, the eighth grade was not the least active or representative. From their small class they placed three on the junior high cheerleading group—Marilyn Anderson, Lois Schaible, and Roger Thompson. Mildred Krueger and Clifford Waters were eighth grade representatives on the newly organized Junior High Student Council. The class chose Lois Schaible as their delegate to the Junior Red Cross Council of Mound High. Much credit for the success of the activities of the class goes to its governing officers, Robert Dongosge, president; Joseph Gerdes, vice-president; Lois Schaible, secretary; and James Gavcnda, treasurer. Row I: B. Andersen, C. Anderson. M. Anderson. C. Babatz, R. Babatz, F. Baker, L. Batdorf, F. Bloom, L. Carlson, L. Chapman, J. Christoferson, R. Dongoske, D. Easthouse. Row II: J. Eklof, A. Endresen, C. Fink, F. Finley, A. Fisher, J. Gavenda, D. Gibson, M. Gjertsen, R. Goudy, D. Graeber, S. Gray, V. Gruette, W. Guntle. Row III: L. Hedin, P. Higus, F. Huggett, J. Huggett, B. Jacobson, R. Johnston, K. Klingensmith, M. Krueger, E. Kust, E. Lager, J. Loraas, E. Luse, R. Luse. Row IV: G. Mason, E. McArdle, M. Messer, G. Miller, T. Olson, L. Pilgram, B. Rogers, J. Rudnicki, R. Salden, L. Schaible, V. Schaumburg, C. Schmidt, T. Schoonover. Row V: J. Scruton. P. Segner, B. Stinson, B. Stinson, J. Stringfcllow, R. Thompson, R. Stelling, K. Ulrick. M. Vogelsang, C. Waters, J. Wilcox, P. Young, V. Ziegler. Page Twenty-eightLeft to Right, Row I: B. Amidon, R. Anderson, R. Bate . R. Beecher, F. Beecher, M. Berg, R. Berg, D. Bishop, V. Brandenburg, G. Bunting, E. Carlson, J. Dahl, J. David. Row II: J. Dressel, J. Dybdal, E. Ekstrom, D. Gruette, G. Hall, J. Hanson, R. Harrison, J. Hendcrschied, J. Hilgers, P. Igo, B. lilies, J. Jadcr, G. Johnson. AW III: D. Kctcher, P. Klein, B. Knoblauch, J. Koch, J. Koccheler, J. Koecheler, V. Krotzer, J. Krueger, D. Kubon, M. Liljevall, C. Logelin, S. Lynch,. J. Marquart. Row IV: W. Marston, J. May, A. Morgan, R. Payne, A. Peikey. D. PfeiUticher, V. Ryan, V. Salden. L. Scheldt, R. Sigafoos, W. Stewart, S. Sprague, D. Perbix. Row V: R. Towner, H. Ulrick, J. Valley, R. Vangen, E. Whittaker, L. Wiisanen, M. Whittenberg. The first year of junior high life was fun for the 91 seventh graders, and they are looking forward to their five remaining years of high school. Their first year’s activities were led by the two faculty advisors. Miss Degen and Mr. Ohman, who proved efficient and capable of promoting several entertaining social activities. First on the social calendar was a Valentines Day party. The class officers appointed a competent committee to arrange the festivities. High-lighting the program was a skit in which Karen Hartman and Clifford Ford took the leading roles. In the latter part of April the seventh graders had their Horoscope party. All the students were divided into groups according to the month of their birthdays, after which their fortunes were told. This proved entertaining to all. The officers who were chosen to preside in their first year of junior high school were as follows: Mary Tambornino, president; Douglas Eden, vice-president; Sarah Lynch, secretary; and Robert Kickhacfer, treasurer. Poge Twanty-ninoWound’i Calendar of «September SEPTEMBER 16: The term, school that is, begins. SEPTEMBER 20: First football game, first victory, 20-0 over Excelsior. SEPTEMBER 27: Mohawks chalk up second victory, 30-7 against U. High. OCTOBER 4: Park bites "mud” boys roll up a neat 7-0 score. OCTOBER 10: Burn, fire, burn! A wet but successful bonfire. OCTOBER 11: Homecoming joys complete with 19-6 victory over Trojans. OCTOBER 14: "Music hath charms”—Ritz Trumpetecrs perform. OCTOBER 21, 22, 23: First trial of newly acquired knowledge—Six weeks tests. Ugh! OCTOBER 24: Mohawks defeat Hopkin’s Warriors, 12-7. Happy day. OCTOBER 25: Time off for good behavior? M.E.A. holds convention. OCTOBER 31: Mound plays host to Jr. Red Cross Council meeting. Jovem ler 1: 8: NOVEMBER NOVEMBER NOVEMBER 11: NOVEMBER 22: NOVEMBER 25: NOVEMBER 28-29: NOVEMBER 29-30: Mound drops Lake Championship to Robins, 7-26. "The Boys Get Revenge" or Sadie Hawkins Day. Solemn celebration of Armistice Day held. Juniors present "A Case of Springtime”. Jack Rank offers students a monologue, "Taming of the Shrew”. Thanksgiving—with a vacation. Eight lucky representatives from Mound attend N.S.P.A. convention in Milwaukee. Pago ThirtyNoteworthy £uentd rJ ecctH her DECEMBER 6: Mohawk "Grapplers” take Anoka 26-14 in first meet. DECEMBER 13: "Bucketball” season begins. Mound emerges victors over Excelsior, 37-35. Second victory on wrestlers’ slate—Mound 38, Marshall 11. DECEMBER 19: Dual victory for Mound over Wayzata—Basketball—40-27, Wrest- ling 34-10. DECEMBER 20: Temporary freedom from grinding studies—Christmas vacation begins. JANUARY 2: Back again for the home stretch. JANUARY 3: "Mound muscle men” take strong Litchfield eleven, 22-16; their "Basketball Brothers” lose to Hopkins, 34-45. JANUARY 10: "Grapplers” come through again, 39-8 over Wayzata; "Little Goph- ers” upset Mound basketball quint, 32-29. JANUARY 15: Senior-Faculty Banquet ends in blackout. JANUARY 17: Park adds third basketball loss to Mound’s standings on Color Day. Wrestlers whip Patrick Henry. 38-3. JANUARY 20: "Mound matmen” take Anoka for second time, 27-13. JANUARY 24: Bucketeers take Excelsior Bluejays, 48-26. Grapplers accept only defeat of season from Litchfield, 18-22. JANUARY 31: Second dual victory for Mohawks over Trojans—Basketball 52-40, Wrestling 32-7. FEBRUARY 7: Mound bows to Hopkins, 30-34. "Matmen” roll over Marshall, 41-5. FEBRUARY 11: Mound hands Robbinsdale two defeats—Basketball, 49-40, Wrest- ling 28-13. FEBRUARY 12: Student Council sponsors Lincoln Day program. FEBRUARY 14: Sweet revenge against U. High to tunc of 53-36 in Basketball and 44-2 in Wrestling. FEBRUARY 18: "Chief Minnesota” introduces student body to Indian Life. FEBRUARY 21: Last game of conference play—Park 58, Mound 41. FEBRUARY 22: "Mound matmen” take regional wrestling trophy by wide margin. Pago Thirty-onoof 1946-47 Ward MARCH i: Mohawk wrestling squad cops State Championship by edging out Litchfield, 28-26. MARCH 3: Basketball team defeats U. High, 32-20, to enter District tournament. MARCH 5: Hanley Marionettes entertain with presentation of "Snow White and Seven Dwarfs". MARCH 7: Mound tips Waconia, 42-39, in first round of District Tourney. MARCH 10: Flash! 1947 Mohian goes to press. MARCH 12: Mound Mohawks face Hopkins’ Warriors for third time during season. MARCH 13: Mound plays last game in ’47 tournament. MARCH 14: "Wearin’ of the Green” to the tunc of "Too-ra-loo-ra-Ioo-ra. Juniors hold St. Patrick’s Day Dance. _4J APRIL 3-7: School closes—epidemic of ’spring fever’ (Easter vacation). APRIL 8: Everything well under control—school reopens. APRIL 11: Music everywhere. Plantation Singers entertain students at Mound, and chorus members participate in music festival at Hopkins. APRIL 18: Mound is host to the District Music Festival. APRIL 19: Buddy Dale and orchestra play for Spring Jubilee. APRIL 25: Seniors present "Our Town” to their town. Wa,j MAY 9: Annual Mound Relays are run. MAY 10: Juniors are hosts to Seniors for traditional Prom at the Curtis Hotel. MAY 16: Mound cinderpushers enter District Track Meet. MAY 21: Hocus Pocus! Now you see it; now you don’t. William Powell and Com- pany entertain students and faculty with their magic. MAY 23: Track men take part in Regional Track Meet. MAY 25: Seniors, families, and friends attend reverent Baccalaureate services. MAY 28: Seniors take great step in life; diplomas received by graduates of 1947. MAY 29: Class of ’47 leaves the portals of 'good ole Mound High’ as the doors close on another school year. Pago Thirty-twoportAmanili T True sportsmanship is due to teamwork and honest and fair play. Hence, a real team is comparable to a constellation of stars rather than individual star players. Sports condition students to ideas of good sportsmanship. This influence may become very powerful and act greatly to benefit the school.Mohawks Satisfy Row I: W. Jackson, A. Throolin, B. Bruck, J. Legist, O. Haddorff, Jr., G. Lewis, T. McArdle, D. Tourangeau, V. Anderson, D. Mattson. Row : J. Eckdahl, C. Harnman, A. Hastings. S. Allen, R. Warrington, W. Bittner, D. Dodds, G. Hokanson, J. Russ, D. Finley, D. Blatzhiem. The football team really came through in fine manner this season, under the able leadership of coaches Ed Behmler and Oscar Haddorff. They upset preseason predictions, which had placed them third or fourth, and won all of their first six games, losing only the last one, to finish second in the conference. This was the first year of use for the athletic lights, too. Playing night games enabled many more fans to enjoy them. Attendance was strikingly high, too, and it reached a grand climax the night of the final contest, when a crowd of 6,500 jammed their way into the stadium to witness the conclusion of the season. The boys started with a bang when they bewildered Excelsior to the tune of 20-0. Bubs Dodds, Windy Hastings, and Glenn Lewis tallied the points, and the whole team played neat ball to shut out the Blucjays. Next the fellows trounced U. High 30-7 in the first game to be played on the Mohawk’s new lighted gridiron. Bubs Dodds, George Hokanson, Oscar Haddorff, Jr., and Glen Lewis shared scoring honors. U. High could only score in the last minute of play. The following contest was one of sweet revenge for the Mohawks as they plowed St. Louis Park into the turf 7-0. Oscar tossed another one of those neat passes to Glenn for the only score of the game. The field was terrifically muddy so the gang had to fight uphill, but their scrappincss subdued the Orioles. Row III: Coach Ed Behmler, B. Bartel-manager. K. Bjork, E. Skreen, P. Benson, O. Olson, R. Klingensmith, D. Peterson, B. Christy, N. Butterfield, Assistant Coach Oscar Haddorff. Row IV: T. Tambornino, L. Klinkenborg, W. Hum, L. Anderson, J. Jader, F. Laumann, R. Jones, B. Kadeshka, J. Dale, B. Oglund, C. Miller, R. Kragthorpe. Now it was time for homecoming. Although the field was muddy, which is the way it was the whole season, the boys topped Wayzata 19-6. Again Bubs made a score, and there was another Haddorff-Lewis touchdown pass with Oscar making the third tally. This win and the big victory homecoming dance afterwards wrote a happy finis to one of the finest homecoming days in Mound’s history. Next in line was a non-conference tilt with Anoka, who came out on top by 25-12. Bud Brooks was the difference as he led Anoka to their win. Bur Oscar Haddorff was Mound’s hero in this one. He raced 78 yards for one score on a quarterback sneak. He made the second score on another sneak. Then came the annual rock ’em, sock ’em battle with Hopkins. Bubs and Hoke led the team to a revenging 12-7 victory, which exploded the so-called Hopkins myth. It was a close game, being 7-6 most of the way, but the fellows were not to be denied this hard fought game and ground Hopkins and all their fans into the beaten column. The last game of the season was the climax as the Mohawks were playing Robbinsdale for the championship. Hoke electrified the huge crow’d by making a 96 yard run in the first quarter. Oscar plunged over from the one-yard line for the score. Hoke snared Pogo Thirty-lhreeKneeling—Daryl Blatzhiem, Tony McArdle, Ronnie Warrington, Stan Allen, Walt Bittner, Wayne Jackson, Chuck Harriman, Dick Finley, Vern Anderson, Dick Tourangeau, Windy Hastings, Don Mattson, Glenn Lewis. StatuJing—Jack Legus, John Eckdahl, Allen Throolin, Bill Bruck, George Hokanson, Oscar Haddorff, Jack Russ, Bubs Dodds. Oscar’s pass for the extra point. But then fate dealt us a bad blow. Oscar’s knee was injured and this hurt our offensive; besides, Robbinsdale started to click, so we absorbed a 26-7 hcartbreaker. However, this was one of the best football seasons Mound has enjoyed. Enthusiasm was at a peak, as evidenced by the large crowds at the games. Some local citizens also took the team to a hockey game as a reward for a job well done. Three of the Mohawks made the All-Conference Team, picked by the conference mentors, due to their hard playing all season. Bubs Dodds, the captain and sparkplug of the team, was chosen by all the coaches as the all-conference left halfback. This was no surprise to us, for little number 58 was all over the field, always playing a nifty game. Vern Anderson, the rugged left guard, played heads up ball all the time, constantly recovering fumbles and blocking punts. He was the defensive signal caller, too, and if you noticed the man at the bottom of the pile, it was usually Vern. Unanimously selected for the left end spot was Glenn Lewis, the sticky fingered guy who was catching touchdown passes all year. Besides that, Lew was virtually impassable on defense, so he really earned his honor position. Two other boys made the alternate team to give Mound five on the first 22. Oscar Haddorff, Jr. was honored at quarterback for his fine field generalship Page Thirty-four and deadly passes that the other teams soon learned to fear. And Daryl Blatzheitn was chosen at end especially because of his terrific defensive play. Daryl returned from the Navy and really gave the team a boost. Then on December 11, the Upper Tonka Civic Club held their annual athletic banquet at the school. Lake Conference coaches and the All-Conference players were honor guests, and none other than Bcmie All-Conference $ Mound’s own All-Conference Five—"Bubs", "Lcwy”, "Vern”, "Osc”, and "Blatz”—proudly look over the season’s weekly write-ups.Z ) e£(owS Jetecl a t Be cinque t Bierman was the feature speaker. Both coaches, Behm-ler and Haddorff, spoke to the assembled sports enthusiasts, too. And a hilarious part of the evening came about when a fellow named Hoff, a glib-tongued cartoonist, drew several satirical caricatures of certain well-known, beloved personalities. Enough said. Later the letter winners, 22 in number, met and elected co-captains for the ’47 squad. Honored were two fellows from the first team who did a lot for the season’s good showing: Oscar Haddorff, Jr., quarterback; and Dick Tourangeau, center. FOOTBALL GAMES Mound 20 Excelsior 0 Mound 30 U. High 7 Mound 7 . Park 0 Mound 19 Wayzata 6 Mound 12 Anoka 25 Mound 12 Hopkins 7 Mound 7 Robbinsdale 26 Football Sequence Mohawks relax before "Tripping the Trojans"; "Hoke" runs into a stone wall; "Bubs" battles for POSITION NAME weight HEIGHT End Glenn Lewis 140 5 9 4 6' « Chuck Harriman 158 « Daryl Blatzheim 170 5' " 5 °v Tackle Dick Finley 205 « Don Mattson 165 n Jim Warrington 180 6 " 6 1" «t NX alt Bittner 178 ft Wayne Jackson M5 6' M Tom McArdle 160 5 9 Guard Vernon Andersen 130 57" tt Aaron Hastings 75 5 9" N John Eckdahl 59 5 0” Center Dick Tourangeau 52 5 °” 6V 5 " P »» 5 5 « Stan Allen 170 Back Oscar Haddorff 35 « Duane Dodds 140 Ct Allen Throolin 141 5 y 5 8” 5 6" 5'«" 57" 5 Y « George Hokanson 33 K Jack Russ 45 « Ken Bjork 35 M Jack Lcgus 35 ( Bill Bruck 140 extra yards; Coach Behmler and team watch the "Gazelles" in action; Blatzhcim, Mattson, Eckdahl, and Finley clean up after a muddy victory. Pogo Thirty-fiveMohawk Cagers Sealed: D. Dodds, O. Haddorff, C. Harriman, S. Allen, G. Lewis, A. Hastings, D. Blatzheim. Row one: Coach Haddorff, D. Mattson, W. Bittner, R. Finley, R. Stair, O. Olson, Assistant Coach Rasmussen. Row two: J. Legus, R. Friden, R. Tourangeau, L. Klinkenborg. Manager Schutnan. Row three: E. Skreen, W. Simcrtz, A. Throolin, R. Klingensmith, R. Lindstrom. Row four: R. Endresen, R. Johnson, D. Ulrick, D. Hall, P. Benson. Mound’s basketball team finished the i946-'47 regular schedule by winning eleven games and losing seven. The record itself is not too impressive, but most of the battles were lost by close scores. Looking back on the season, Coach Oscar Haddorff was fairly well satisfied. "Our main objective was to develop a good team. We had some returning lettermen, but wanted to find a right combination. Near the close of the year, I think that combination was found.” The Mohawks started with four returning lettermen— Duane Dodds, Oscar Haddorff, Charles Harriman, and Aaron Hastings. Returning from the service, Daryl Blatzheim, who was a letterman of 1945, greatly increased Coach Haddorff’s hopes in early season. The boys progressed well, although not too rapidly. Height was the big factor Mound lacked. Stanley Allen proved the "man of the hour", as he came along quickly to take over the center position with his six foot, three inch frame. Different variations were used, but finally the combination of Dodds, Harriman, Allen, Haddorff, Blatzheim, and Hastings proved most efficient. Mound finished third in the conference with seven victories and five defeats. Daryl Blatzheim tallied 154 points, Oscar Haddorff 143, and Duane Dodds 135 ro pace Mound’s scoring. Rebounding and passing of Chuck Harriman, Stan Allen, and Aaron Hastings were also important cogs in the Mound basketball machine. Mound opened its basketball tournament trail by defeating U. High, 32-20, at St. Louis Park on Monday, March 3, in the sub-district eliminations. Playing a good defensive game, the Mohawks bottled Pago Thirty-six up the Little Gopher ace. Bob Setzer, and clinched the game in early stages, leading 16-7 at the half. Oscar Haddorff chalked up 10 points to lead the scoring for the Mohawks. In the District 18 tournament, the Mohawks copped a semi-final berth by edging Waconia 42-39. Winning on free throws, Mound made 18 gift tosses to Waconia’s five. The Valley Conference boys made 17 baskets to Mound’s 12. Leading 26-20 at the half, the basketecri stalled out the last two minutes to protea their slim, three-point lead. Daryl Blatzheim paced the winners by tallying 11 points. In the second round of district play. Mound lost to Hopkins, 32-33, at the University of Minnesota Field Mound's top seven cagers, left to right, "Bubs" Dodds, Oscar Haddorff, Chuck Harriman. Stan Allen, Daryl Blatzheim, Glenn Lewis, and "Windy" Hastings.tenter H istnct Jc oumcunen t House on March 12, and the following night the fellows played Excelsior for consolation, winning 45-27, thereby taking third place in District 18 for 1947. At the close of conference competition, the regulars overwhelmingly chose Daryl Blatzhcim captain for the season. Oscar Haddorff, Jr., was honored by the boys as the most valuable player. These same two fellows were selected by the coaches of the I.akc Conference a-, neinbcrs of the honorary All-Lake Conference squad. ’•BOMBERS” HAVE GOOD YEAR Mound’s Bombers, under the coaching of Harold Ra;-mussen, finished their season winning ten and losing five. All defeats handed the Bombers were by close scores, losing each game by an average of three points. ”B” TEAM RECORD Mound 14-21 Excelsior 17-22 Mound 17-39 Wayzata 6-19 Mound 20-18 Hopkins 21-25 Mound 29-30 Shakopee 12-18 Mound 34-23 Robbinsdale 29-19 Mound 38-37 U. High 15-18 Mound 29-23 St. Louis Park 20-25 Mound 23 .............. Delano 21 "Thi is the Nitwit Network; station KORN, eleventy-three on your dial." Thus begins another broadcast of "The Coaches' Corner, brought to the students of Mound High by such famous and useless products as "Fizz”, "The Helcova Watch", "Vitamins Minus", and "Crunchies." Looking in on the studio during the broadcast of February 14. 1947, we see, left to right: Coaches Hehmler, Rasmussen, Haddorff, and Bockhaus; Announcer Bartel; and Sportscaster Haddorff, Jr. SEASON RESULTS Mound Opponents 37-48 EXCELSIOR 35.26 40-52 WAYZATA 27.40 34-30 HOPKINS 45-34 44-49 ROBBINSDALE 3 3-36 29-53 U. HIGH 32 3 35 4 ST. LOUIS PARK 38-58 46-56 ♦SHAKOPEE 44-38 3 ♦MINNEAPOLIS NORTH 57 53 ♦HUTCHINSON 5° 40 ♦DELANO 46 Non-conference game Left: Dick Tourangeau lays it up. Upper middle: Daryl Blatzheim gets set to try for another two points. Lower middle: Bob Johnson shoots as Jack Legus and Bob Lindstrom get set for a rebound. Right: Stan Allen shoots as Daryl Blatzheim and Chuck Harriman watch. Pogo Thirty-sevenOn mat: Joe Goodman and Captain Dick Iacano. Kneeling: Joe Gib»on-Manager. Floyd Laumann, Lewellyn Schwalbe, Bill Soderholm and Coach Harry Bockhau». Standing: Kermit Dietrich, Lyle Swanson, Roy Pierce, Calvin Schwalbe, Tom Me-Ardle, and Lawrence Pettit. Mound’s i946-?47 'grunt and groaners’. captained by Dick Iacano and coached by Mr. Harry Bockhaus, really 'brought home the bacon’ in the form of Mound’s first state championship in any sport. The wrestlers had an impressive season from beginning to end, winning 17 matches and losing one. They Joe Goodman with opponent, Percy Lowe, from U. High. Pogo Thirty-eight had an average of 34 points per match in comparison with their opponents 10. Individually the boys maintained a record of 143 wins, 44 losses, and 11 tics. Mound’s matmen began their season by defeating Wayzata, 34-13, on November 25. Their season’s opposition consisted of three matches with Wayzata, two each with Anoka, Excelsior, Litchfield, Minneapolis Marshall, Robbinsdale, U. High, and Minneapolis Vocational, and one meet with Patrick Henry High of Minneapolis. The Mohawk 'grapplers’ were victorious in all meets except one which they lost to Litchfield, 18-22, in their last match of the season. On February 14, the wrestlers whipped U. High to the tunc of 44-2, the match in which Mound piled up the greatest number of points over its opponents. The regional meet was held at Mound on February 22. Mound rolled over the other competition scoring 65 points to win. Robbinsdale placed second with 36 points, followed by Wayzata, Anoka, U. High, Hibbing, Lakeville, and Excelsior. Mound had six regional champs: Swanson, 95 pound class; C. Schwalbe, 112; Iacano, 133; Goodman, 138; L. Schwalbe, 145; and Soderholm, 154. Pierce, Laumann, Dietrich, and McArdle took second places in the regional, and also entered the state tournament with the first place winners the following week. The state meet was held at the University of Minnesota Field House on February 28 and March 1. Mound again emerged the victor with a total of 28 points, this time followed closely by Litchfield with 26. Calvin Schwalbe, Dick Iacano, and Lewellyn Schwalbe all placed first. Bill Soderholm finished second, and Lyle Swanson third in state competition.Joe Goodman ran into some tough luck for the second consecutive year. He was injured in the preliminaries and wrestled under a severe handicap for his next two matches, but placed fourth in his class. Six boys on the first squad graduated. They arc Dick Iacano, Bill Soderholm, Lawrence Pettit, Lewellyn Schwalbe, Tom McArdlc, and Joe Goodman. Wrestling is, year by year, proving more of a major sport. It is a sport that requires a good deal of hard work, strong determination, and stamina on the part of the individuals participating. This past season proved the most successful as well as the one in which the most boys showed an active interest. Many went out for the sport, and fourteen—Lyle Swanson, Roy Pierce, Calvin Schwalbe, Floyd Laumann, Kcrmit Dietrich, Dick Iacano-captain, Joe Goodman, Edwin Schumacher, Lewellyn Schwalbe, Bill Soderholm, Jerome Dickey, Tom McArdle, Lawrence Pettit, and Joe Gibson-mana-ger—received letters. Next year the wrestlers look forward to another successful season with seven returning letterman and a large number of good prospects in their ranks. The Mohian staff and student body again extend their congratulations to the 1947 'mat champs’ and their coach for a great job well done. November 25 Mound 34 Wayzata 13 November 26 Mound 41 Vocational 10 December 3 Mound 26 Anoka 14 December 6 Mound 38 Marshall 11 December 9 Mound 45 Excelsior 8 December 10 Mound 37 Vocational 6 December 13 Mound 34 Wayzata 10 December 19 Mound 22 Litchfield 16 January 10 Mound 32 Robbinsdale 11 January 14 Mound 39 U. High 8 January 17 Mound 38 Patrick Henry 3 January 20 Mound 27 Anoka 13 January 24 Mound 18 Litchfield 22 January 27 Mound 31 Excelsior xo January 31 Mound 32 Wayzata 7 February 7 Mound 41 Marsha!] 5 February 11 Mound 28 Robbinsdale 13 February 14 Mound 44 — U. High 2 Seated: L. Swanson, R. Pierce, C. Schwalbe, Coach Bockhaus, Captain R. Iacano, K. Dietrich, F. I .lumann. Row one: E. Scislow, L. Pettit, T. McArdle, B. Soderholm, L. Schwalbe, j. Goodman, T. Bruch. Row two: A. Gothman, K. Johnson, E. McArdle, J. Klaers, J. Gibson-manager, G. Pouliot, E. Beyer, E. Dickey. Row three: L. Anderson, E. Schumacher, J. Thomas, E. Varner, D. Luedtke, J. Soderholm, B. Ogland, J. Dickey. Pago Thirty-ninaRow one: A. Hastings, D. Scherven. O. Haddorff, W. Lindholm, D. Bryce, D. Timpe, J. Bryce, J. Russ, G. Lewis. Row two: R. Olson, manager; B. Lindquist, R. Johnson. B. Plank, B. Bartel, W. Bittmer, V. Marsh, D. Peterson. B. O'Donnell, J. Overby, Ed Behmlcr, coach. Row three: C. Miller, A. Gothmann, B. McGinn, C. Bryant, J. Scislow, D. Huggctt, F. Laumann. The baseball team, with eight returning lettermen, had an inconsistent season but came through with three wins against three losses in the conference, also splitting even outside the loop. In the first game, the boys polished off Eden Prairie, 12-6. "Windy” Hastings got four for four in this one. and "Lefty” Lindholm and "Terror” Timpe allowed only three hits. Waconia capitalized on seven errors by the fellows to win, 8-6, although both teams got six hits. Both of these games were non-conference. In the first league tilt, the bascballers went to Way-zata and lost a pitchers’ duel, 8-3. Don Timpe struck out twelve men, and Dave Koch struck out nine Mohawks, but Wayzata won on strong base hits and running. Next, Robbinsdale came out on top of a 5-1 score, largely because of a four-run fourth inning. Otherwise, in five innings, the Robins were set down in short order. Timpe got three for three to lead both teams at the bat. But then the fellows turned to winning ways as they trounced Excelsior 6-2, with Pitcher Timpe getting eleven strikeouts. We had a good first inning, four runs to be exact. St. Louis Park was the next opponent, and the boys won a ding-dong game, 4-3. Russ scored in the seventh inning on Haddorff’s double to provide the winning tally. Park’s seven errors helped, too. Following this, Hopkins topped the Mohawks, 12-1, using a six-run second inning and five errors to win. However, the last game was a beauty as the diamond demons belted U. High out of the park, 26-1. Jack Russ had five runs; Hastings and Timpe each had four. Coach Ed Behmler presented favorite bats to "Windy” Hastings, Don Tunpe, and Doug Bryce—the three top hitters—at the end of the season, which found the Mohawks in third place in the Lake Conference. BASEBALL SCORES Mound 3 Wayzata 8 Mound 1 Robbinsdale 5 Mound 6 Excelsior 2 Mound 4 Park 3 Mound 1 Hopkins 12 Mound 26 U. High 1 Poge FortyClinch ermen Cdompi(e (J3edt Record Row I: R. Iacano, B. O’Donnell, D. Dodds, B, Bruclc, J. Legus and "Ollic”, G. McArdle, V. Andersen, G. Hokanson, L. Schwalbe. Row II: O. Haddorff, coach; J. Wear, B. Soderholm, J. Hawkins, J. Eckdahl, E. Varner, D. Scherven, L. Koecheler, D. Price, B. Hagg. Row III: G. Lewis, D. Bjork, A. Hastings, B. Korh. B Blank, C. Harriman, W. Bittner, F.Groschen. S. Allen, D. Finley, D. Messer, manager. As the 1947 track season opened. Coach Oscar Haddorff was hoping his ’47 cinder men could do as well as his '46 group. For in 1946 Mound compiled the best track record in Mohawk history. Led by Bernard Malcolm Plank, Mound copped the Region 5 title. District 18 crown, and Carleton Relay meet. Plank had the best day of his colorful high school track career at St. Cloud in the Region 5 meet, by scoring 24 points. Mr. Plank won the shot put, broad jump, high hurdles, and low hurdles. As if this wasn't enough, Bernie took second in the high jump. Towering Frank Major polled five points by winning the pole vault. Added assurance was given by Dick Finley who racked up third in the shot put. Mound assembled 32 points to overshadow St. Cloud's 24-3 5 and Hopkins 24. In the District 18 tournament, here, Hopkins gave the Mohawks a battle, but Mound edged the Warriors 39 . to 38-5 6. On his last broad jump. Plank leaped through the mud 19 feet 10 inches to better Park's Don Carlson, and win the meet for Mound. Malcolmn garnered 22% points, while Finley, Major. Hokanson. Dodds, and Hagg all added to Mound’s victory. Down at Northfield earlier in the spring. Mound won Carleton's Invitational Relays, defeating Hopkins 32 to 29-2 5. Bill Hagg's fifth place, half-mile win over Hopkin’s Jerry Slavin turned the tide to victory for Mound. Versatile Bernie scored 20 to again pace the Mohawks. Plank also broke school records in the broad jump, low hurdles, and high hurdles. In the broad jump he leaped 20 fret 6 Vi inches, ran the highs in 15.9 seconds, and the lows in 23.7 seconds. Coach Haddorff issued letter awards to Plank, Major, Finley, Hagg, Dodds, and George Hokanson. Other boys who played a prominent part, but didn’t earn letters were: Walter Bittner, Charles Harriman, Vernon Anderson, Don Ulrich, Glenn Lewis, Jerome Dickey, and Oscar Haddorff. Bernard "Mac” Plank, the Mohawk’s all-round ’46 track star, garnered 22V2 points in District 18 meet and broke three school records. Mound’s cinder men had seven returning seniors as the backbone for their 1947 track squad. They are pictured below displaying the two placques and the trophy won during last year’s competition. Seated, left to right, arc D. Finley, D. Dodds, Coach Haddorff, and C. Harriman. Standing arc G. Hokanson, V. Anderson, S. Allen, and G. Lewis. Pogo Focty-onoLetters Kneeling: S. Bandh, Coach Berge, B. Dairy. Row one: R. Madsen, R. Dongoske, R. Pierce, E. Knudson, D. Olson, C. Schuler, G. Eidem, W. Whalen. Row two: D. Easchousr, R. Overby, D. Trask, E. McArdle, T. Ammerman, B. Halgren, J. Eckscrom, T. Bruck. Row three: J. Zirmer, J. Correll, E. Lager, J. Gerdes, N. Skaret, J. Linden, J. JuUrud, T. Christofer-son. Row four: R. Eckman. K. Sayther, H. Marshall, F. Roycraft. Row one: N. Skaret-manager, E. Scislow, Coach J. O. Berge, T. Bruck. Row two: R. Dongoske, R. Pierce, J. Julsrud, T. Ammerman, R. Madsen. Row three: E. McArdle. W. Whalen. H. Marshall, J. Linden, J. Gerdes, D. Olson. Row four: E. Knudson, D. Trask, B. Halgren. R. Eckman, C. Shuler, G. Eidem. This year’s Junior High football team proved a surprise to everyone, including themselves, by compiling a record of three wins and one tic. Their success was due to the co-operative effort, courage, and willingness to do their best, displayed by the whole squad and the coach, Mr. Joe Berge. For the first time the Junior High awarded athletic numerals, which correspond to the varsity letters awarded in Senior High. Twenty boys were fortunate enough to win one of these numerals. Junior High basketball began with interscholastic scrimmages. Later, they played games with Edina, Wayzata, and Excelsior. Pago Forty-twoSquatting. left to right: J. Bryce, captain; E. Skrcen, J. Overby, and P. Benson, manager. Standing: J. Allenburg, D. Schcrven, G. Stranburg. D. Bjork, B. Hag . D. Peterson, W. Jackson, B. Lindstrom, Mr. Rasmussen, and D. Bryce. The 1946 golf season was not too successful; however Coach Harold Rasmussen saw improvements in this year’s golfers and looks forward to a better organization in years to come with more boys taking greater interest. The 1946 golf competitors for Mound were St. Louis Park, Wayzata, University High School, Robbinsdale, and Hopkins. Two boys—Captain Jim Bryce and his brother, Doug —were entered in the state golf meet. These same two boys received letters, and eight golfers returned for the ’47 competition along with new members. WounJ J.maU C, roSS Mound’s athletic department initiated a new activity last fall, when a Cross Country track team was formed. Twelve boys responded to Coach Haddorff’s call, and three of them—Mel Hoaglund, Dale Lucdtke, and Bob Magnuson—participated in the state meet which was held Friday, November 8, 1946, at Lake Nokomis. Eighteen schools entered the event, consisting of a two mile run, sending a total of 144 boys into competition. And, although none of our fellows placed high, they gained valuable experience that they can use next year. This will be an annual autumn affair, and Coach Haddorff looks forward to improvements each season. Background: Kermit Dietrich, Jerome Dickey, Harlan Schumann, manager; Mel Hoaglund, E. Beyer. Kneeling: Coach Haddorff, and Dale Luedtke. Pog® Forty-thr®®Cj ddopts (d on3 titu tlon First row. Left to Right: Jeanne La Fore, Virginia Thurk, Diane McDonald, Ruth Anne Kepke, Ruth Hedin. Second row: Lois Schaible, Joan Legus, Gertrude Martin, Sarah Lynch, Mildred Krueger, Barbara Bunting. The school year of 1946 47 marked a milestone in the history of Mound’s Girls’ Athletic Association, as the official constitution was formed and adopted. Mound’s GAA differed from similar organizations in that all points were earned by activities participated in during after-school hours. This was found to be necessary because of the school’s bus system which makes it impossible to require girls to stay after school. The association also differs from those of other schools because of the fact that we have almost 100% enrollment while in other organizations only those having the time An action shot from the exciting Junior-Senior Girls’ Basketball game. Here we see Phyllis Engel, senior, about to shoot for another two points. to participate arc the ones that join. Every Monday credits were recorded for activities. The points counted toward awards which were emblems, pins, and charms. Each one counted, and it wasn’t long before you had enough for your award. Awarding was established on a Junior-Senior High basis. Diane McDonald held the office of president, and each class, seventh through twelfth, placed two members on the advisory board. Each year the student body looks forward eagerly to the annual Junior-Senior Girls’ Basketball game. The past year was no exception. In fact, it proved the most exciting game on record. The final outcome, a 32-28 victory for the seniors, was a surprise to many. The juniors, who had warked harder and were better prepared, were the favored team. With seconds to play in the regular game, the seniors dropped in a basket to tie the score, 28-28. Referees Haddorff and Nelson called a three minute overtime in which the seniors sunk two more baskets, held the juniors to their former score, and rolled on to victory. High scorer for the victors was Estclla Whittaker with 23 points. Jackie Etheridge was top scorer for the juniors making 14 points, followed by Barbara Allen with nine. An added attraction to the already exciting game was a 'between-halves’ exhibition of feminine wrestling skill in which Pat Loraas, the Juniors’ choice, defeated Kathleen FitzPatrick, the Seniors’ contending champion, 4-0. Page Forty-four Football and other athletic teams, as well as membership in school organizations, foster a spirit of kinship and fellowship which is desirable. Football and all other sports require teamwork; and a school paper, or group of class officers, or a pep club, which does not require teamwork is practically a nonentity. Firn row: R. Wolfe, H. Whittaker. R. Voll, I. Skaret, Mrs. Savage, J. May, A. Schilling, P. Loraas. Second row: V. Thurk, B. Bunting, Z. Palmer, R. Schlosser, P. Johnson, V. Brandenberg, S. Edlund. Third row: J. May, S. Hayes, H. David, J. McCurdy, C. King, N. Peterson, M. Larson, J. Kluge. Fourth row: B. Sutherland, M. Gothman, J. Thurk, M. Kuske, A. Weiland, L. Logelin, J. Graeber, Fifth row: P. Ruppelius, A. Jacobson, D. Fries, A. Lewis, M. Iverson, C. Noreen, J. Mason, L. Haack. First row: D. Matthews, M. Olson, F. Peterson, D. Blechschmidr, D. Randolph, T. Nichols, E. Zabel, N. Styner. Second row: R. Klingensmith, C. Anderson, F. Aschenbeck, P. Peschken, B. O'Donnell, M. K. FitzPatrick, M. Courtney. Third row: D. Drysdale, D. Koecheler, G. Swenson, B. Kaupanger, M. Huff, D. Anderson, D. Mathisen, J. Backlund, P. Stoltman. Fourth row: Y. Arnold, D. Henderscheid, L. Johnson, J. Eden, L. Martin, M. Soule, M. Ibberson, N. Theobald. Fifth row: M. Logelin, M. Thompson, B. Hill, L. Sorensen, S. Peterson, M. Frcdin, J. Tieman, H. Foster, S. Wodzynski. Sixth row: A. Herum, N. Andresen, S. Peterson, B. Knudson R. Schumacher, F. Gebo, P. Anderson, J. Streater, D. McDonald, M. Landro. The Pep Club is to the Cheerleaders as Commencement is to the seniors. This year our so called sorority boasted an enrollment of eighty-nine happy followers. Thb very exclusive organization with Joyce May as Potentate is unified and enhanced by the fact that all the members wear identical white wool sweaters with a victory neck and the all important and symbolical red "M". Everyone is an active member; hence all of the girls are required to attend all athletic contests unless otherwise excused by Madam President May or their advisor, Mrs. Doreen Savage. Pogo Forty-five Jrom ecom in ej7 1946 The Homecoming got its rather damp beginning at the annual Bonfire, Thursday, October ioth. The Bonfire committee, under the able leadership of Lynn Klinkcnborg, had gathered a huge pile of wood and brush, but because of the bad weather, gallons of oil had to be added before the blaze made its appearance. Next on the agenda was the Pep Fcst. The Pep Club had charge of this and helped raise the spirits of the student body. The Council of War with all the various braves, maidens, and squaws, each with his own gift to the team, really foretold what the fate of the Trojans was to be. The auctioneer, Estclia Whittaker, auctioned off choice belongings of famous Mohawks of the past, for promises by the team of T. D., good passes, and long runs. If any Trojans were present they would have known then that there wasn’t a chance for them. A more solemn note was struck with the crowning of our beautiful blond Queen, Mary mar Warrington, by Captain of the Mohawks. Duane Dodds. After due respect was paid, the pent-up spirit of the Moundites let go in singing the school song. Everyone left with thoughts of what a "Tripping” the Trojans were in for. AROUND THE CLOCK AT HOMECOMING ACTIVITIES Mrs. Edlund directs committee in decorating for the ’46 Homecoming Dance. Chairman "Vem” and able assistants, under the direction of Jack Russ, add the finishing touches. Mohawk Squaw O’Donnell speaks to sister maidens before big "powwow” with Trojans. "Blatz” and Joe put war paint on Mary Lou. Band and students join in Mohawks’ "War Chant” at Homecoming Pep Fest. Cameraman catches Mohawks and Trojans in action. Sport enthusiasts brave the wind and rain to watch the first Homecoming game on Mound’s new athletic field. Indian maiden Jo Streater takes time out from the days’ activities to pose for picture. Mound Mohawks "Trip the Trojans". Pago Forty-sixI TRIP% TROJfVO. V-CDMe ALUMNI ’’HOMECOMING EVENTS” The decorating committee was divided into two groups. Those decorating the field had "Windy” Hastings for chairman and those who prepared the new gym for the traditional Homecoming Dance were under the direction of chairman Vem Andersen. This committee worked long and really transformed the gym into a place worthy of the festive occasion. The outside decoration committee met with bad weather and most of their decorations were ruined, but it still helped make it an unforgctablc Home-coming. Football Captain Duane Dodds crowns Marymar Warrington queen of 1946 Homecoming festivities as her royal attendants look on approvingly. Homecoming dance proves great success with largest crowd in school’s hijtory turning out to celebrate Mohawk’s victory. Mound band, majorettes, and cheerleaders entertain during the half. Queen Marymar, her attendants, and their escorts lead the Grand March. Mound’s alumni football stars and friends congratulate the ’46 Mohawks on their triumphant game. Maestro Skow and band "warm up” by playing lively number. The crowds were tremendous that night of October it, 1946. Everyone who had ever attended Mound seemed to be there. The game, of course, was won as everyone knew it would be, but there were many tense moments when the outlook wasn’t so bright. Some of the Alumni and almost all of the students attended the dance that climaxed one of the best Homecomings Mound has had. Pago Forty-seven(I3cincl Iddind Jdt onord Flutes—Shirley Peterson, Leroy Alwin, Webb Coffee, Florence Aschenbeck. Clarinets—Gene Pardee. Dennis Brettingen, Marilyn Baker, Marilyn Beal, Joan Haddorff, Patricia Werner, Marcia Anderson, Lois Schaiblc, Grace Christenson, Shirley Hanson, Geraldine Ledin, Nancy Styner, Roland Solberg. Saxaphones—Margaret Olson, Marian Scharmann, Lois Sorensen, Janice Streatcr, Gloriannc Cox, Barbara Engle, Dwayne Miller. Oboe—Roger Eckman. Bassoon—Bill Goudy. Horns—Thomas Ammerman, Barbara Rogers, Fay Finley, Vern Andersen. Cornets—John Overby, Roger Anderson, Fred Baker, Harold Marshall, Gaylord Eidcm, Rolin Johnson. Baritones—Charlotte Anderson, Richard Overby. Trombones—Clifford Waters, Barbara Brakke, Richard Madsen, Delores Rosch, Bruce Halgrcn. Basses—Gary Scruton, Jerry Werner. Drums—Alice Weiland, Mary Ann Ibberson, Donna Evanson, James Scruton, Ernest Lager, Estella Whittaker. Mr. Skow taps the stand and raises his baton. The last minute practicing ceases and the band begins the familiar strains of Choral Number One. Last June, the band traveled to Pine City for the BAND OFFICERS Standing: Pres. John Overby, Vice Pres. M. Ibberson. Seated: D. Miller, S. Pcicrson, Librarian, Myron Skow, M. Olson, Sec. D. Bremnger. Page Forty-eight regional American Legion Convention. All the bands participating marched in an afternoon parade, where Mound walked off with first place honors. Performing for all the home football and basketball games. Junior and Senior class plays, and commencement exercises were among the activities of the band. On February 28th, the band presented its annual Winter Concert, including selections by the band, the German band, and a solo group. As a money raising project, the band again sponsored a magazine subscription sale put on by its members from fifth grade and on. The goal was to sell one thousand dollars worth of subscriptions. Captains of the competitive teams were John Overby for the Army team and Mary Ann Ibberson, whose Navy team collected the most money. Total amounts received exceeded the set goal by about seventy dollars. Dennis Brettingen acted as general manager and Estella Whittaker as publicity manager. Complimentary tickets to the concert were sent for each subscription that was bought. The ten highest salesmen were treated to a dinner by the Curtis Publishing Company.Seated: G. Pardee, D. Brettingen, C. Anderson, J. Overby, S. Peterson, G. Scruion, L. Sorensen, M. Olson, R. Overby. Standing: M. Jbberson, E. Whittaker, A. Wetland. The Mound Band acted as host to the bands from Lake and Valley conference high schools for the annual Spring Festival. Each band performed separately for ratings. Also during the afternoon competitive solos and ensembles were given by members of the various bands which also were given ratings. A dinner was served to everyone, and a dance was given for the band members. An evening concert was presented by the entire mass band under the leadership of Gerald R. Prescott director of the University of Minnesota college Band. This performance was open to the public. A pep-band and a German band were organized by (Convention Gene Pardee to play at all the pep fests. The German band presented a few selections in the Winter Concert. Acting as president for his second year was our capable solo cornctist, John Overby. Also elected were Mary Ann Ibberson, the vicc-prendent, and Margaret Olson as treasurer. Mr. Skow chose his own secretary, librarian and property man, who w;rc Dennis Brcttigcn, Shirley Peterson, and Dwayne Miller respectively. As an added activity the members got together for a roller skating party at Waconia. Director Myron E. Skow prepares the schedule for a daily rehearsal. Flutei: S. Aliven, D. Trask. Cldrinett: M. Christy, D. Eden, A. Gunderson, R. Kusir, J. Schiller, E. Varner, G. Volkenant, G. Watts Saxophones: G. Ammerman, M. Anderson. G. Mann. Horns: M. Bockhaus, B. Noreen, L. Pilgrim, J. Smith, A. Wilcox, P. Young. Cornets: R. Anderson, W. Guntle, D. Hall, J. Huff. C. Jackson, R. Luse, J. Martin, K. Peterson, J. Schmitt, D. Trask, R. Weidke. Baritones: K. Krantz, M. Sprague, D. Trask. Trombones: R. Dongoske, J. Partington. Basses: C. Bjork, D. Leven. Drums: M. Fredin, J. Gillan, M. Hardt, J. Legus, B. Martin, J. Nelson, J. M. Nelsson. Page Forty-ninoChorus Row 1: M. Scharmann, B. O'Donnell, J. Wear, M. Huff, Mi» Hehn, D. Anderson, B. Pearson. A. Larson. G. Swenson. Row 2: M. Soule, E. Pearson, A. Herum, E. Vogelgesang, R. Klingensmich, M. Logelin, M. Olson, K. FitzPatrick, R. Christy, R. Anderson. Row 3: S. Hayes, J. Overby, S. Wodzinski, L. Sorensen, L. Martin, J. Eden, I. Skaret, L. Johnson, R. Iacano. Row 4: R. Schlosser. B. Hill, J. May. F. Gebo, R. Jones, K. Bjork, D. Dodds, B. Knudson. Row 3: G. Lewis, R. Voll, L. Logelin, A. Lewis, D. Huggett. G. Splettstoeszer, P. Ruppelious, E. Whittaker, A. Weiland, W, Bittner. What is a high school without someone humming a tune as they walk down the hall to their next class? And the person that may be humming that tunc is most likely someone from your high school chorus. During the Christmas season the Mound chorus, under the direction of Miss Edna Hehn, sang carols in the halls and around the tree and provided the music for our Nativity Scene. After Christmas, a Girls Glee Club was formed. The club met on Tuesdays and Thursdays to leam new songs and to learn how to blend their voices in harmonious tones. Various organizations were formed out of the chorus. Some of them were the Triple Trio, who sang at the Junior Class Play and Athletic Banquet, the Boys Glee Club, and the Girls Sextet. This year the chorus traveled to Hopkins for their spring festival under the direction of Noble Cain. The purpose of the festival was to appreciate singing together. It was not a contest as it has been in the past; it was for the enjoyment received by singing with others and by meeting new friends. The Triple Trio—Alice Weiland, Irene Skaret, Lor- Pogo Fifty raine Martin, Mary Lou Soule, Janet Eden, Ruth Voll, La Verne Logelin, Marian Scharmann, Franny Gebo— sang for the entertainment of various clubs and organizations. They sang both popular and classical pieces, some of them being "Make Believe," "Why Do I Love You?” and "Anniversary Song.” Mary Lou Soule also sang a solo, "How Lovely Are Thy Dwellings" at a monthly meeting of the Women's Club. The Mound High School Chorus is becoming a larger and more active student organization year by year. The past year proved a year of the largest memberships in recent times. Miss Hehn, along with being director of the high school chorus, also directed a junior high organization and taught music in the grades. She also gave private vocal lessons to several students who plan on going into the held of music in the future. The chorus is one of the school organizations that adds a little color to school life and makes the students pass to their next clases happily humming or singing one of their favorite songs which may be a reverent hymn, a . Negro spiritual, or a novelty number.Left to right: L. Klinkenborg, V. Andmon, W. Ogland, C. Harriman, vice-president; D. Dodds, president, M. Ibberson, secretary; D. Anderson, and G. Anderson. 'The meeting will now come to order ’ says Duane Dodds, president of the Student Council. "Will the secretary, Mary Ann Ibberson, please take roll?” "Grade twelve representatives, please.” "Charles Harriman and Vernon Andersen.” "Grade eleven representatives.” "Lynn Klinkenborg, Delphic Anderson, and Gerald Anderson.” "Grade ten, please.” "William Ogland.” "Today we shall have a report on the history and functions of the High School Student Council and how Mound is following through with this plan”, says President Dodds. The High School Council is a board made up of representatives from each of the high school classes. In Mound we have three senior representatives, three junior representatives, and two sophomores. These representatives arc elected by their respective classes at the same time as the election of class officers is held. They Left to right: Mary King. Phyllis Lockhart, Gene McArdle (in air), and Kenny Bjork. bring the ideas, criticisms, and complaints of their class up before the other members of the council, and these are then considered and finally decided upon by the members of the council under the direction of Mr. Julsrud, the senior high principal. In brief, the members are there to uphold the ideas and rights of their classes. Our first student council in Mound was organized in the fall of the year 1938. It has functioned in our school every year since then. One of the student council’s most important duties is choosing the University programs for the following year. The council also provides for unity and cooperation of the pupils and faculty and the developing of the spirit, ideals, and citizenship of the students. It also makes plans for the student government. Another thing the council tries to bring about in our school is more justice and equality among the students. The student council is your contribution to the many things that go into running a school which carries out its functions properly and with a thorough understanding among students, teachers and community. "Our meeting will now be adjourned if there is no further business, and good luck to the future student leaders of Mound High—the future Student Councils.” An important factor in the success of any competitive sport is school spirit which is upheld by the cheerleaders. Newcomers to the position this year were: Phyllis Engle, Mary King, Bill Bulbs, and Bob Stair. Before basketball season Gene McArdle and Kenney Bjork were chosen to replace Bob and Bill. These active cheerleaders introduced many new yells throughout the year and did much to build up the moral of the team and the students. Pogo Fifty-oneRon one: L. Klinkenborg, L. Martin, E. Russell, K. Fi a Patrick, R. Kepke, R. Claybaugh. Row two: M. Soule, G. Swenson, M. Scharmann, B. Kaupanger, B. O’Donnell, M. King. Row three: E. Whittaker, M. Huff, D. Anderson, D. Hcndcrschrid, G. Johnston, C. King, B. Bunting. Row four: S. Peterson, L. Sorensen, D. McDonald, B. Hill, J. May, Y. Arnold. Row five: J. Eden, N. Peterson, S. Peterson, M. Boehner, R. Wolfe, R. Voll, J. Kluge. Row six: M. Larson, A. Jacobson, G. Anderson, J. Mason, R. Stair, M. Linden, D. Fries, J. Streater. The Dramatic Club was organized at the beginning of the school year by Miss Eva Lou Russell, faculty advisor. The primary purpose of the first scheduled meeting was the election of officers. Those elected were Lorraine Martin, president; Lynn Klinkenborg, vice-president; Ruth Anne Kepke, secretary; and Bob Claybough, treasurer. Several one-act plays were studied by the club at their meetings, which were held twice a month. Two plays were presented to the public, "Andanre” and "Tell Doric Not to Cry”, which were produced for the P.T.A. as well as the student body. One of these plays was chosen by a judging committee to represent our school in the District Declamatory Contest. The club members found entertainment in reading, practicing, and producing small plays, as well as in planning parties and social gatherings. Spring meetings were devoted to the study of stage craft lighting, and make-up, which arc equally important to the success of a Dramatic Club whose aim is modern entertaining theatrical production. Local declamation winners were Carolyn Gooder and Joan Lcgus in Junior High and Charlotte Anderson, JoAnnc Streater, Bcttincll O’Donnell, Ruth Voll, and Bob Stair in Senior High. Miss Clair Warweg and Miss Helen Degen coached the junior high students and Mrs. Doreen Savage and Mrs. Evelyn Hanson were coaches in the Senior High. These seven students entered the district contest at Robbinsdale with Ruth Voll the only one receiving a superior rating. She also received a superior rating in the regional contest at St. Louis Park after which she entered the state finals. An important parr of any theatrical production i» the "behind the scenes" make-up crew. In our school, the proper making up of the cost was strongly stressed. Under the guidance of Miss Eva Lou Russell, students interested learned all the ’do’s’ and ‘don’t ’ of the trade. Here Miss Russell is shown putting make-up on Dick Tourangeau before the casting of the Christmas Nativity. Pag® Fifty-twoCH EERS Cjrccf the (broadcaster Row I: B. Kaupangcr, B. O'Donnell. M. Soule. B. Nygaard. R. Kepke, D. Anderson, J. Legus. Row II: M. Scharmann, M. Huff, D. Drysdale, Y. Arnold. D. Matthew . K. FitzPatrick, J. May. Row III: C. Gooder, J. Overby, M. Ibbcrson. D. Dodds. I. Skaret. L. Sorensen. D. McDonald. ’’Yippee! It’s here.” The cry rings through the halls and the teachers of the succeeding classes of the day give up as the Broadcaster is devoured word for word by Mound students eager to learn the latest about ’’Everything around school.” Yes, the busy staff kept us posted on students, special events, sports, etc. in order to make this tri-weck!y publication a sought after piece of literature. And, the staff even conducted a sale of valentines and original singing greetings, last February 14th, to help "defray expenses.” The critical eye of the National Scholastic Press As- Row IV: M. Fredin, B. Hill, L. Martin, J. Eden, R. lacano, F. Gfbo, P. Anderson. Row V: B. Sutherland. K. Bjork. A. Wetland, J. Kluge, M. Larson. J. Streater, A. Jacobson. Row VI: G. Lewis, J. Soule. D. Fries, M. Linden. M. Warrington. J. Mason, O. HaddorfF. B. Bartel. sociation, together with the Minnesota High School Press Association and the Hennepin County High School Journalistic Association, was upon the Broadcaster giving helpful advice and criticism. Mr. Byron Nygaard was the pass-giving faculty advisor. Recipients of passes to complete printing operations at the shop were, mainly, Mary Lou Soule and Ruth Anne Kcpke, co-editors, Jan Eden, front page editor, Kathleen FitzPatrick, feature editor, Marian Scharmann and Oscar Haddorff, Jr., associate editors, John Overby, sports editor, and Bruce Bartel, business manager. Working to Beat the Deadline The Broadcaster advisor and staff at work in the Pilot office. Left to Right: Mr. Byron C. Nygaard, Bruce Bartel, John Overby, Oscar Haddorff, Ruth Ann Kcpke, Janet Eden. Mary Lou Soule, Kathleen FitzPatrick. Poge Fifty-lhro STAFF -Aims for Better WoLian Row I: T. Nichols, D. Blrchschmidt, G. Swenson, E. Whit-taker. Miss Emerson, G. Anderson, G. Pardee, E. Zabel. Row II: M. Scharmann, M. Soule, K. Fitzpatrick, J. May, A. Herum, D. Drysdale, Y. Arnold, J. Tieman. Row III: N. Andrcsen, J. Eden, L Martin, A. Schilling. B. Knudson, C. Anderson, D. Randolph, R. Voll. Under the able and capable supervision of our faculty advisor, Miss Mary Emerson, the editor, Estella Whittaker, and staff have compiled an accurate and outstanding record of scholastic events of the past year. They were very active as a group and sponsored many dances as well as sales of candy, etc., at games to raise funds for this larger and much improved Mohian. Each individual member has contributed some specific piece of work to aid in the complicated process of compiling this interesting yearbook. The typist and layout groups have hardly seen the sun. Their classmates and companions who might have happened to stay during after-school hours may have seen them typing, drawing, making posters, and looking at past yearbooks in order to improve this edition. Every member of the staff has given up some school Row IV: B. Bunting, S. Peterson, C. Miller, Z. Palmer, S. Peterson, J. Thurk, S. Bowman, M. Linden. Row V: j. Streater, A. Jacobson, D. Fries, J. Overby, L. Marth, G. Splettstoeszer, B. Volkenant, J. Graeber. Row VI: L. Klinkenborg, R. Claybaugh, C. Noreen, J. Mason. R. Kepke, A. Hastings, C. Harriman, B. Bartel. S. Allen. privileges and pleasures in order to bring honor to our senior class and to our school. So this page is dedicated to those so called "slaves of the wheel of labor” who being involved with headlines and deadlines, identifying scores of photographs, writing captions, creating layouts, and doing write-ups have presented to you, the students—both past and present—this yearbook. Estella Whittaker Editor-in-Chief Jerry Anderson Co-Editor Gloria Swenson Co-Editor Gene Pardee --------------------------- Business Manager Bruce Bartel -------------------Copy Editor Lois Sorensen_________________________________Photography Bob Claybaugh —......... Lay-out Manager Mohian Workers Setting up the Dummy Caught in action with their beloved Mohian dummy-are, left to right, Janie Swenson, Jerry Anderson, Stanley Allen, Estella Whittaker, and Gene Pardee. Four of the group—Janie, Jerry, Estella, and Gene— attended the National Press Convention in Milwaukee. Marian Scharmann and Charlotte Anderson represented the Broadcaster at the convention. Page Fifty-fourOn floor: W. Jackson, J. Overby, C. Schwalbe, R. Iacono.and W. Soderholm. Stated: Coach O. Haddorff, Sr.t O. Haddorff, Jr., V. Andersen, D. Dodds, L. Schwalbe, C. Harriman, K. Bjorlt, W. Bittner, J. Bckdahl, J. Goodman, G. Hokanson, R. Finley. Standing: Coach E. Behmler, G. Lewis, J. Russ, S. Simonson, R. Tourangeau, K. Dietrich, D. Biatzhcim, J. Scislow, A. Hastings. The organization that boasts the membership of all Mound’s lettermcn is the popular "M” Club. The past year proved the most successful in that it boasted one of the largest ’star’ memberships in recent years. In the first meeting of the group, Duane Dodds was elected president, Oscar Haddorff. Jr. was chosen vice-president, and Vernon Andersen was voted secretary-treasurer. Thirty-nine members took part in the function of the letter winners club, twenty-four of whom were seniors. Under the supervision of Coaches Oscar Haddorff and Edward Behmler, the "M” Club sponsored the Bomber vs. Intra-mural All-Star basketball tussle, and the Senior vs. Faculty bucketball game, or should we say ’riot’? "Bubs” Dodds and his crew also took charge of selling and distributing the small individual pictures. Seniors also were honored by receiving souvenirs bought by the surplus funds in the club’s treasury. A special room was designated for the letter-winners, but most of their meetings were held informally in the boys locker room. Mound had the honor of having returned vet’s on her squads. Daryl Biatzhcim, Tony McArdle, and Kenny Skaret received letters in Football. Daryl was also a star guard on the basketball team. Tony was also a first team member of the 1947 st tc wrestling champions. Mound, having a good material to work with this year, placed herself as one of the conference stickers in all sports. We had the honor to place these men on All-Conference Football berths—Duane Dodds, captain and speedy halfback, All-Conference backfield man; Vcm Andersen and Glenn Lewis, All-Conference man in the line. Oscar Haddorff, Jr., quarterback; and Daryl Blatzheim, end; placed on the All-Conference Second Team. In basketball, Daryl Blatzheim, guard, and Oscar Haddorff, Jr., forward; were placed on the All-Conference Team. The "M” Club was also proud to have on its roster, the State Championship Wrestling Team. Reigning individual champs were the Schwalbe brothers, Calvin and Lewcllyn; and captain of the state’s star grapplcrs, Dick lacano. Bill Soderholm placed second in the state, and Lyle Swanson and Joe Goodman placed third and fourth, respectively. Pago Fifty-fiv :L Cdoanci JUNIOR HIGH PEP CLUB Row one, left to right: M. Krueger, M. Anderson, R. Thompson, L. Schaiblr, and G. Marlin. Row two: Miss Warweg, A. Jaspers, J. Allenburg, and Mrs. Myhr. JUNIOR HIGH STUDENT COUNCIL Left to right: S. Bandh, M. Krueger, G. Watts, J. Solberg, C. Waters. Mr. Nelson. R. Inman, and N. Slcaret. The year of 4 47 saw the initiation of the first Junior High Student Council. The Council’s aims arc those of higher standards, better grades, and better citizenship. The ninth grade had three representatives, the eighth grade two and the seventh grade two. Those elected were: Ninth: Ruth Inman, Norman Skaret, and Sammic Bandh; Eighth: Mildred Krueger and Qifford Waters; seventh: Graydon Watts and John Solberg. Their faculty advisor was Mr. Nelson. At their first meeting they elected the following officers: President, Norman Skaret; Vice President, Sammie Bandh; Secretary, Ruth Inman; Treasurer, Mildred Krueger. They held meetings once a month. One of their first projects was for neatness in the halls and lunchroom. Their campaign was carried on by speeches over the broadcasting system. Cooperation was asked and received, as a result there has been a general improvement in neatness. The first student council was a success so it will be Pago Fifty-six a "main stay" in the junior high in years to come. The Mound Junior High Pep Club was organized for the first time this year. The purpose of the club was to sponsor the unification of the cheering of the Mound spectators. The club consists of seventh, eighth, and ninth graders. There are over 135 members and both boys and girls are represented. The first meeting of the Pep Club was held a little after Christmas and the purpose was to enroll the students. The second meeting was for the election of officers. The officers elected were: President, Trudy Martin; Vice President, Ann Jaspers; Secretary, Joan Allenburg; and Treasurer, Mildred Krueger. In the third meeting the Pep Club emblem was selected. It is an Indian head to represent the Mound Mohawks and is very appropriate. The people that lead this student body are Lois Schaiblc, Marilyn Andersen, and Roger Thompson—our cheerleaders. The cheerleaders have done a wonderful job this year by leading the students in yell for both the Junior High and the Mound Bombers."BROOKTON" Mound's New Residential Subdivision on the Shores of Dutch Lake Subdivided by MOUND REALTY CO. Harry I. Horton Jethro F. Philbrook H. I. 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Box 88 MAPLE PLAIN. MINNESOTA Page Fifty-nineFor food as you like it Shop at MOUND SUPER-VALU LOW PRICES - SELF SERVICE A Friendly Store A COMPLETE FOOD MARKET Page Sixty MOUND, MINNESOTA Phone 36Sigfred Anderson 6c Sons Electrical and Plumbing Contracting LAUNDRY MATS REFRIGERATORS RANGES WATER HEATERS UNIVERSAL MILKERS MILK COOLERS LISTEN and you'll buy a Westinghouse Radio MAPLE PLAIN. MINNESOTA Phone Maple Plain 66 FRANK YOST Druggist MOUND, MINNESOTA Phone Mound 47 Always Friendly Service LISTEN It's a noise It's a sound It’s a record It's from TONKA ELECTRIC RECORD SHOP Maple Plain Food Locker One of the most modern plants in the state MAPLE PLAIN, MINNESOTA Tel. Maple Plain 56 E. L. CONOVER B. L. CONOVER CONOVER'S General Merchandise Home Brand on the Label Means Good Food on the Table MAPLE PLAIN, MINNESOTA Tel. Maple 1503 COX'S MARKET A Complete Line of Groceries MAPLE PLAIN, MINNESOTA Phone Maple Plain 29 Mound Dry Goods MOUND, MINNESOTA Phone Mound 50 Pago Sixty-onoSTREATER INDUSTRIES INC Spring Park, Minnesota Toys Plastics Phone: Beach 34 Pago Sixty-twoSTATE BANK OF MOUND W. H. A. KOEHLER. President H. C. LAUMANN, Vice President LUCY KOEHLER DICK. Cashier R. G. DICK, Vice President ELEANOR KOEHLER, Ass't Cashier AND THE STATE BANK OF MOUND INSURANCE AGENCY Owned by and Operated in the Interest of Residents of Mound, St. Bonifacius, Island Park, Spring Park, and surrounding territory The One Stop Financial Service Station Thirty-four Years Most Satisfactory Service Under the Same Management FOUR EXPERIENCED LICENSED AGENTS Ready to Serve Your Every Insurance or Real Estate Need OPEN SIX DAYS A WEEK Phone: Office - Mound 40 Residence • Mound 120 Member of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Page Sixty-three• in Recognition of Achievement Each year a long list of North Central's yearbook graduates is added to the roster of better yearbooks. Just as scholastic achievement is no accident, neither is the result of producing a fine yearbook. It is the work of students and advisers who write and plan this chapter into the chronicle of your school. Our job is to guide, counsel, and encourage with publication specialists and printing craftsmen who work with the finest of materials in type, paper, covers, ink, and engravings. . . . Added to the curriculum for next year is bookbinding and cover making—two additions which will permit North Central to give you a complete, effective yearbook service. 

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Mound Westonka High School - Mohian Yearbook (Mound, MN) online yearbook collection, 1941 Edition, Page 1


Mound Westonka High School - Mohian Yearbook (Mound, MN) online yearbook collection, 1944 Edition, Page 1


Mound Westonka High School - Mohian Yearbook (Mound, MN) online yearbook collection, 1946 Edition, Page 1


Mound Westonka High School - Mohian Yearbook (Mound, MN) online yearbook collection, 1949 Edition, Page 1


Mound Westonka High School - Mohian Yearbook (Mound, MN) online yearbook collection, 1950 Edition, Page 1


Mound Westonka High School - Mohian Yearbook (Mound, MN) online yearbook collection, 1951 Edition, Page 1


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