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SENIOR CLASS HISTORY
his cenfennial year's graduafing class joins fhe
ever-growing ranks of MVUHS alumni, buf
leaves, recorded in fhis yearbook, a hisfory of ifs
The class of '49 fraversed from fheir exalfed
posifion as members of fhe highesf grade af Los
Alfos, Whisman, and Highway Elemenfary fo fhal'
of lowly frosh in one day.
Those firsl' impressions in fhe audiforium: Mr.
Crooke's clever menfion of, "Our friends of fhe
upper level," in reference fo fhe balcony seafs
assigned all freshmen.. .fhe casual, self-confidenl'
guides who supervised a four of fhe school. . .The
cheerleaders explaining fhe basic school yells and
leading fhe frosh, for fhe firsf fime in "Blue and
Gray"-The falks by upperclassmen on school acfiv-
ifies and good sporfsmanship-The confusing class
schedules for fhe coming year-Yes, Sepfember, I7,
I945 was a crowded day, fhe firsf of many.
During fhe firsf year many of fhe girls are in
G. A. A. and several of fhe boys are ouf for lower-
The highlighfs of fhe ear are: Their firsf high
school dance, given in fheir honor by fhe sopho-
mores-fhe Freshman Recepfiong fhe Freshman
Class Parfyg and fhe Junior Carnival.
This class, like mosl' freshman classes, is fhe mosf
enfhusiasfic roofer af all school rallies and games.
The sophomore year sees fhe class parficipafing
in sfudenf governmenf, school and class acfivifies,
and bofh lower and upper-division sporfs.
This year marks fhe firsf real inferesf in dances
and couples begin fo appear.
Exhibifion sporfs fake on a new meaning when
sfudenfs nof only cheer wildly for fhe feam buf learn
fo recognize sfandard rules, poin'l' sysfems, and play-
I947 looms expecfanfly as fheir firsf upperclass-
man yearl This is fhe year fhe class compefes wifh
fhe seniors for leadership of school acfivifies.
The "new-look" arrives and wifh if biffer confro-
versies as fo 'l'he lengfh of fhe feminine skirf.
The juniors are admiffed fo fhe "upper" classes-
dramafics, public speaking, 'ournalism.
ln fhis fhird year many of fhe class acquire whaf
is called fhaf casual self-assured air 'lhey have so
Exfra spending money and ouf-dafed cars resulf
from summer parf-'lime iobs. Warm spring noon
hours are spenf for fhe firsf fime on fhe cenfer
lawn - couples are a frequenl' sighf. This is fhe
year fhey supervise fhe Junior Carnival and, frue
fo fradifion, give fhe prom for fhe graduafing class.
The class of '49 has arrived - fheir Senior Yearl
The ol' school doesn'f look nearly as big fo fhem
now as if did in fheir freshman year even fhough if
has fhe largesf enrollmenf in ifs hisfory.
Class confrol of sfudenf governmenf and mosf
exfra-curricular acfivifies helps fo curb fhe resfless-
ness and individual independence 'lhaf are preva-
lenf in fhis fourfh year.
I+ is inferesfing fo nofe fhai' many of fhe girls
wear engagemenf rings and fhaf an unusual number
of fhe seniors are married.
This is 'lhe class 'l'ha'l': founded fhe Acfivify Poinf
Sysfem, helped reorganize fhe Pep Club fo increase
school spirif, worked wifh fhe Cify of Mounfain
View managing fhe local youfh cenfer, saw a new
wing added fo fhe school, and observed plans for
a new girls' gym.
Though several members of fhis class are in armed
services if is fhe firsf class since '40 fhal' has nof
been fouched by fhe war. The firsl' four years of
peace since World War ll - fhese uncerfain 'limes
of reconversion and complicafed world polifics -
are fheir high school years.
Graduafion nears: senior cap and gown picfures,
graduafion announcemenfs and personalized cards,
Senior play pracfice, Senior Day, Memory Book,
boning up for English A exams, submiffing college
applicafions, Senior Ball, frying on caps and gowns
for size, fhaf lasf week of parfies, pracficing fhe
The big nighf arrives and fhe sfory of 'l-he class
of '49 ends - ends? No, if doesn'f end wifh fhe
presenfafion of fhose covefed diplomas! These four
years are nof merely a course of sfudy fo be com-
plefedg fhey are a preparafion for fhe fufure.
The class enfered Mounfain View Union High
School as a group of self-conscious children: in fhe
four years fhey have learned sporfsmanship and
ease in social acfivifies.
Of greafesf imporfance are fhe courses of sfudy
offered fo 'lhe class - pracfical knowledge: general
mafh, homemaking, personal adiusfmenf: vocafional
preparafions: wood work, aufo mechanics, book-
keeping: foundafion for fufure educafion: English
A, frigonomefry, and physics.
These have been four busy years crowded wifh
recreafional acfivifies, sfudy, and individual adiusf-
menf fo adulfhood.
Wifh graduafion fhe sfory of fhe class as a unif
ends buf nol' fhe whole sfory of fhe class of '49.
When fhe frades learned in high school are applied
fo provide securify for fhe alumni - when a few
of fhose who wenf on fo higher educafion refurn fo
fhe alma mafer fo feach - when 'lhe class couples
enroll fheir children al' MVUHS - fhen fhe sfory of
fhe class of '49 will have ended, buf fhe hisfoig' of a
fufure graduafing class will have been s'l'ar'l'e .
- Dolores Reed
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