Muskegon Heights High School - Oaks Yearbook (Muskegon Heights, MI)

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The more we learn at school, and the kind of moral character we de- velop here, later will decide what kind of citizens We will be. It may even deter- mine the part we shall play in the life of this city after graduation. MUSKEGON HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOLI MUSKEGON HEIGHTS t MICHIGAN .. ., D E D I C A T I D N MR. RUSSELL L. RAKESTRAW We, the Senior Class of Nine- teen Hundred Fifty, dedicate this volume of The Oaks to Mr. Russell L. Rakestraw. ln so do- ing, We express in a small Way our appreciation of his untiring efforts for the students of this school. We are sincerely grate- ful for his understanding and helpful attitude during his twen- ty-one years as a member of our faculty. Mr. Rakestraw, a chemistry and physics instructor here, is more than that. He is a faithful, active, conscientious teacher and a friiend to all of his stu- dents. We extend to him our fondest hopes for his future suc- cess and happiness, Whether in the classroom or in the north Woods he has always loved so Well. 5 wfww' f .. A Wfifi 2? :3 AMS: Wm ' Q T ' f -am Q ,V Q ,Af fizff 3 '-'fiflfi 55 My 1 1 I 1 "12451ics.,.m.i.M,,xg.......Q-:.. D N M- in -..MJ ,i .1 VH-44 One of the most progressive moves made in Muskegon Heights in years was the con- struction of the filtration plant at Lake Michigan in the later l930's. A low-lift and high-lift pump system brings water to our city by gravity from a hill- top. Muskegon Heights rates high among the leading industrial areas of Michigan. Our factories are among the best equipped and most productive in the nation. We also have a fine school system. Our stu- dents stand high in colleges and universities, in business, and in in- dustry when they leave. A new post office, filtration plant, and improved law enforcement system are among our recent accomplishments. Yet, despite all the things we have, there are things we lack: a civic auditorium, a beautiful city park, a hotel, a new city hall, sta- tues, a museum, a Little Theater, and many other cultural advantag- es many cities now have. Some day, who knows, these dreams may be- come realities. It is up to us. Our music department has been improving fast in recent years under guidance ot Mr. Liddicoat and Mr. Buck. All groups rated high in contests. Speech and dramatics, as well as radio, provide students with ample op- portunity for seli-expres- sion. Directors are Miss Boyse, Mr. Gillaspy, and Miss Wetteroth. Reading for profit and for recreation opens doors to new lands, new exper- iences, and new oppor- tunities. Miss Kidwell is our friendly librarian. A CITY OF PROGRESSIVE GOOD GOVERNMENT Although the police de- partment has been re- modeled, the remainder of the City Hall is antiquated. A new building would be an asset to our commun- ity. Our city government, the "mayor- council" type, is headed by Mayor Basil QMickeyl O"Grady. Other elec- ted officials are: city treasurer, city assessor, city judge, three council- men-at-large and three city council- men, one from each ward. The city council meets on the se- cond and fourth Monday of the month. One of the functions of the council is to approve the appoint- ments of the Mayor. These appoint- ments include city attorney, city clerk, city superintendent, engineer, health officer, chief of police, chief of the fire department, five members of the board of review, two consta- bles, and members of the city recre- ation and planning commissions. Our council has always been forward-looking and sincere. Our police department today is one of the finest in the state. So is our fire department. We have improved streets, new homes, and efficient management. In the future we hope to have many other things, such as a civic auditorium, parks, and im- provements to make this a better city. Social studies include history, civics, American government, econom- ics, primarily. English and other languages of course are "social" in function. These studies help make good citizens. History, as such, is a compulsory subject in the junior year. The study of history teaches students about success and failures of the past so he can look with judgment to the fu- ture. Student Council Officers con- fer: Mr. Verduin, advisor: Shir- ley Newald, secretary, Douglas Murray, president: Dick Valuck. vice-president: Mrs. Thompson. advisor. A CITY OF INDUSTRY AND BUSINESS segfqzz. , ,t 2 IS 653065955 If ' P25875 Q RQ ,Q il M. 5 " 1- "'N I 3,5 5 5:11 5" 3' Q My .,.. Q , .. ,, M I if R 3 -1- S, 51652: . I,,,V , M at tt 55 I Q -V 5l,..i.Ms:,,gggg'. is tg?msw- 1 'S.'X mn:-Ei The photograph of the industrial plant at the left is typical of this area. Dur- ing World War Il, Paul V. McNutt of the WMC called this area the place which "did the outstanding job in America" in production of implements of war. To- day 60 per cent of work- ers are employed in in- --s dustry here. The City of Muskegon Heights is truly a "city of industry and busi- ness" in Western Michigan. Five industrial plants from Muskegon Heights are listed on major stock exchanges throughout the nation: Campbell, Wyant, and Cannon Foundry company, once our largest independent motor casting produc- er: Sealed Power corporation, pis- tons and piston rings: Norge divi- sion of Borg-Warner corporation, refrigerators: Manning, Maxwell, and Moore, Inc. CShaw-Box Crane and Hoistlg Iohn Wood Manufactur- ing company, gasoline pumps. Muskegon Heights has been an industrial city ever since it was in- corporated as a village in 1891, and later a city in 1903. It has grown to a population of 19,500 and occupies a land area of 1,899 acres. The Muskegon County Airport which is located near the southern edge of the Heights has an area of 576 acres and represents an invest- ment of S800,000. It is located on Capital I-lirline's main line - Wash- inton, D. C. to Minneapolis - and is one of the nation's tops in volume of air travel on a per capita basis. Machine shop is a course which teaches the student the fundamentals of modern machine prac- tice. It is the training ground for future foremen. Drawing, tracing, and making blueprints in both machine and architectural design is an important part of this course. Typewriting is not the only course offered in commerce, but it is a pop- ular one and one which often leads to success. A CITY OF RELIGION. GOOD HOMES. RECREATION With its 22 churches and 12 de- nominations, Muskegon Heights may indeed be called a city of re- ligion. Churches make the World a good place. What kind of world would We have without them? Opportunities abound for health- ful recreation: swimming, dancing, picnicing, skating, moving pictures, youth centers, baseball school, bas- ketball, all sponsored by City Recre- ation. C. P. Ziegler is director. Mr. Harry Bomers, councilman, is chair- man. Foods and clothing are taught in the home econ- omics department. Food, to be good, must be nour- ishing, ta s t y , interesting. Clothing deals with tex- tiles, designs, fashions, se- lection and care. Ping-pong, s o m e t i m e s called table tennis, is a popular sport at high school although it seldom "rates" in the Southwest Conference. This is cz community of many fine homes. Central as well as suburban sec- tions are constantly im- proving. Pride in homes often means pride in good citizenship. A CITY OF GOOD SCHOOLS AND GOOD CITIZENS "Students of today will be the citizens of tomorrow." With this thought in mind, our community is constantly striving for better schools. Below is an artist's sketch, drawn by Ioan Griffes, art editor, of our public-spirited citizens of today who direct education in our town for the citizens of tomorrow. Mechanical drawing, both machine and ar- chitectural designy woodshop: and welding: all these as well as printing, contribute to our industrial arts program. This community needs such courses. Members of our Board of Educa- tion as well as the teachers who are hired by Superintendent W. R. Book- er are well aware of their full re- sponsibility. :Each does his best at all times to promote a spirit of healthy competition, fairness, and sympathetic helpfulness and en- couragement. Good character and a feeling of "be1onging" is believed to be as important as the technical- ities of the text-book. A democratic spirit of learning prevails. The Oaks is one example of co-operative ef- fort. Liberty, the students learn, means privileges as well as sacri- fices. . lr Z! X g 1 E' 'Ne ". TI L-Q7 ga 440111 Page Fourteen S. E. Strand O. V. Cobb F. H. Faust L. A. Carl R. I. VanDyke c. N. Damm 1 H. F. Reid BOARD OF EDUCATION L. A. Carl, .President ...... 1952 R. I. Var1Dyke, Vice-president . . . 1950 S. E. Strand, 'Secretary I ..... 1950 C. N. Damm, Treasurer ..... 1951 Standing Committees Building and finance: Damm, Faust, Strand Educational Matters: Cobb, Faust, Damm Business: Reid, Cobb, VanDyke Athletic Board: Strand, VanDyke Recreation Commission: Cobb, Strand Page Fifi Beginning with a grad- uating class of only 16 students in 1922, there is now a grand total of more than 4,000 graduates of this high school. During SUPEBINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS MR. W. R. BOOKER Mr. Booker, of "Hoosier" origin, was graduated from the University of In- diana and taught English at Kalamazoo college be- fore coming to Muskegon Heights as Superintend- ent. During the last two de- cades, he has proved him- self to be an extremely capable and progressive administrator. Besides be- ing superintendent, he has participated in a lead- ership capacity in many city projects. We Seniors extend our thanks and best Wishes for his future administration in this community. In this city there are the following public schools: High School, Central Iunior High, Central Grade School, South Park, Lindbergh, Edgewood, Glendale, and Roosevelt. Another school would be a good thing because of the already crowded conditions in classrooms. L' , uzunumlrllllnnlllllllmlllu Illlllltif' -37' ill I ' vii ll 1 s P: ll -ni -1 E E ft- 1 r 'U -Q -1 ln --1 2 Ill A 5' g 3' IIIWIIIIIIH lll"1'l"l'I - L PRINCIPAL C. F. BOLT Mr. Bolt is the first principal this school ever had. At one time he was principal in Bis- marck, N. D. He holds an M.A. degree and was graduated by the Universities ot Michigan and Wisconsin. More important to us seniors, perhaps, is the fact that he has been our friend, a friend loyal to our school. Mrs. Anne Harvath, our "of- fice ace", was assisted last semester by Shirley Smith, for- mer Heights High student. Mrs. Harvath also is ct local gradu- ate. They kept Mr. Bolt's office in tip-top shape. Smith, Mrs. Harvath . el if? ' ii' 124035 m' ,,,,..-'mb -as , firm, 3' 5 il Ill -.' lgfx. 'JI . Q- Q' A f""' T V tllllllllllll ll my-4 UA' fa... the past year there was ct total of 4,123 pupils en- rolled in our entire public school system. High School alone had an enrollment in 1949-50 of 961 students. Page Seventeen DEPAjRTMENT OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE Studies serve for delight, for ornament, and for ability. Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted: nor to find talk and discourse: but to weigh and consider. For reading maketh a full man, conference a ready man, and writing an exact man. And therefore, if a man Write little, he had need have a great memory: if he confer little, he had need have a present wit: and if he read little, he need have much cunning to seem to know that which he doth not. - Sir Francis Bacon, "Of Studies" For three of the four years in high school, a student is required to take English: however, it may be true that the full value of English is not ap- preciated until the student goes out into the world to use it. English cours- es include spelling, punctuation, gram- mar, rhetoric, literature, and journal- ism. Every phase of language, Written and spoken, is carefully studied. Reading with understanding, listening with comprehension, speaking with W. E. MURRAY, A.B., M.A. Miss IULIA SPRAGUE. Clarity and force, are necessary to the English and .lmzrnalisnz A.B,, A.M. ' ' ' ' ' ' ' Aww md OMS Admm, Fngml best citizenship. Writing 1S an aid to University of Michigan 1 Clfll lO1'I'I'lS of study. MISS CHARLOTTE WETTEROTH' ADB. MRS. FLORENCE MURRAY, MRS. AURELIA WILSON, L V. OGBB, A.B., A.lVl. English Bs. AB. Evzglzslzt and I'l1,ofogru,,1lLy Semml Class Advisor English English Western Michigan College Y-Trfmts Advisor X S079h0WL07'9 Class Ad'UfS0T University ol Michigan MacMurray College Northam Slflfe UniVe1'5ilY Of Michigan l Page Eightcrfn HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT "I believe in the United States of America as a Government of the people, by the people, for .the people: whose just powers are derived from the consent of the governed: a democracy in a republic, a sover- eign .Nation of many sovereign States: a perfect Union one and insep- arable, established upon those principles of freedom, equality, justice and humanity for which American patriots sacrificed their lives and for- tunes. I therefore believe it is my duty to my country to love it, to sup- port its Constitution, to obey its laws, to respect its flag, and to defend it against all enemies." Our history department includes a course in world history, American his- tory, civics, and economics. The civics and economics courses each require one semester, while the two history courses require two semesters each in order to complete. A year of American history and a semester of civics are required of every student. When these courses are completed, the average student has a much broader knowledge of the world and of America and its past history, our form of government, and of social man and how he makes his living. These courses are essentials in helping every student to appreciate his heritage out of the past and to avoid the pitfalls of the future. gzpyyzpirggpsgi, AB.. n.s. Miss JULIA norss. ns. History and Civics iffrfih clgbd gaamatws Plays and Junior Class gs! e 0 age Advisor Western Michigan College - l'VI'Hlll1l7 Tyler Page I. W. VERDUIN, A.B., M.A. Social Studies Student Council Advisor Western Michigan College University of Wisconsin D. FIRME, A.Bi, M.A. H. istory Senior Class Advisor Western Michigan College University ot Michigan D. R. MCKENZIE, A.B. History Junior Class Advisor Central Michigan College MISS RUTH ERIKSON, B.S. History and Civics Michigan State Normal College .2 Page Nineteen BUSINESS TRAINING AND CFFICE PRACTICE "Business is like baseball: the hits you made yesterday won't win the game today." -Hugh Chalmers. "The last two decades have witnessed changes that make neces- sary an entirely new order of ability in business life. Those changes demand a greatly superior training. - Frank A. Vanderlip. "The business student sees in the past the explanation of the pres- ent and the key to the future." -R. W. Smiley "An ideal business man is one who knows how to keep his ear to the ground without lying down on the job." - I. B. Swinney. The Commercial department, under the capable administration of Mr. Roy A. Peterman for the last quarter of a century, has established an enviable record. Mr. Peterman assures us that offices of leading industries in Greater Muskegon are always happy and will- ing to receive graduates of this de- partment. Commercial arithmetic, typewriting, bookkeeping, office train- ing, are all important subjects. Com- mercial law is a course which can benefit anyone, also. Every phase of I office practice is studied in high school Miss KATHRYN REID, A.B. R. A. PETERMAN, B.A., B.s. cmd requirements for Q eemmereiql Shorthand and Senior Co , - I 1 h h - Qffice Training 'mmewla Ip OITIG SIG CIIG OCS lg GS 1I1 I'1'1CII1Y Western Michigan College Western State business Cglleges. MRS. CLARETTA W. R. BOOKER, IR., THOMPSON, B.S. BQSU L-L.B' T . . J. A. HUTTENGA, Bs. Miss EUNICE SCHREIBER, Jgffg? 52183 lffglxsefifj my Law - B.S. S25 cl t C 'Z Ad I Tyfimg l Commercial Subjects Muzskggon I?1lnlZlCo11e1g:0T Northwestern Ferns Insmute Central State Western Michigan College University oi Michigan Page Twenty DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS Science has made the world of to-day. It has created the tools of our modern life. But the Science on which we depend for all our com- forts and conveniences is no cold and remote force, acting on us imper- sonally from without. Science is human knowledge gained slowly and painstakingly by men like ourselves and applied by them to the service of mankind. All down the ages there have been moments which made history. An invention which was hardly noted at the time, save by the few far-seeing men who prejected it to us for the beginning of a new epoch in the life of man. Early man invented the wheel, modern man has invented machinery to turn the wheels of the world. -- Marion Florevzcc Lansing Science and mathematics are im- portant subjects to those students who are planning to go to college. Each of these require keen thinking and accuracy: their study will help you to acquire these virtues. These are also helpful to students who are not going to college but plan on going right to work after graduation. ln the science course is included biology, chemistry, and physics. The math course offers algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and advanced courses related to each. A foundation for these is usually ob- tained in Iunior High. l. K. THORNLEY, A.B., M.S. L. N. SCHREGARDUS, A.B. Mathematics Mathematics Michigan State Normal . College Sophomore Class Aclozsor University of Michigan H0139 College J R. L. RAKESTRAW, A.B. Chemistry and Physics DePauw University G. l. BROWN, A.B. Biology Central Michigan College A. M. COURTRIGHT. B.S., A.M. Mechanical D-rawing French and Spanish French Club Advisor University of Michigan Columbia University F. W. KRUEGER. B.S., M.A. Biology Senior Hi-Y Advisor Wheaton College University of Minnesota Page Twenty-one INDUSTRIAL ARTS AND HOME ECONOMICS "This is distinctively an industrial age. In such an age the activi- ties of people are dependent largely upon science, invention, and skills. Industry affects our daily living in multiple Ways: and its problems lie at the base of many of our social and economic ones. It is the study of industry, professional pursuits, home maintenance, and others, which constitute industrial arts. Its purposes are to develop citizens who have some understanding of the basic processes of production, of the mater- ials used, and of the problems of the Workers who produce them. It aims to train students to be efficient producers, wise consumers, and appreci- ative of the inter-relationships of all occupations." - jolt n Callahan Industrial arts includes the study of graphic arts, Woodshop, machine shop, and mechanical drawing. Space is limited and therefore not all stu- dents who Wish to enroll, may do so. Home economics includes foods and clothing, as Well as the operation of the cafeteria. The skill and art of cook- ing as Well as the study of Well bal- anced meals, adequate nourishment, vitamins, and related subjects are in- cluded. In clothing the students have major and minor projects, study color and design. lfVV5fId,fgf,fLER' BS' g',,Z,,Iff3Effff,S All these subjects constitute, in later Senior Class Advgsffy Printing AdviS01xOakS, life, the trades, skills, and vocations W t Michi an o e e coin - - - esem 9 9 United Typotheme School which make life useful and profitable. of Printing Western Michigan College L. E. SCHAUDE, B.A. Mechanical Drawing Miss MINA Monms, Miss MAXINE PENCE, B.s. Assistant Football Coach E. o. OIALA. B.s. B-S..,M-A F00dS , Second Team Basketball Industrial Arts Clvthmy Y'T99nS-Admsol' Stout Institute Western Michigan College SIOUI Institute Iowa State College University of Nebraska Page Twenty-tzuo CULTURE INCLUDES MANY STUDIES Culture, a harmonious perfection in which the characters of beauty and intelligence are both present, is that knowledge of men and affairs which places every problem in sociology and politics in its true light. Culture is the knowing of the best that has been said in the world, and the best that has been thought in the world. This meaning of the word "culture" is not incompatible with a broad knowledge of books, a deep insight into the arts, and a clear outlook over the field of languages. Through the media of arts, music, languages, physical education, a full rounded course of education may be secured. - Ideas compiled by Domlhy Gm'b1'ec'l1t, '50 Y l H. A. KRUIZENGA, MHS. RUTH KILE, I-LB., I-LM. P G LIDDICOAT R M BUCK BS ED A.B., M.A. Soanish ' ' ' ' ' ' ' " ' Latin and History Slxmish Club Advisor BB-ls"aMdMM , Olkgheslifglwanifi S h 1 CZ Ad ' ,. Ad-' C H an 71 M816 OCCL MS H259 Oggggge ass MSO, Unxcglsityo Oiglihchigan University of Michigan Northern State Teachers University of Michigan College MISS KAY KEILLOR, MISS ELEANOH KIDWELI.. Aga' MIA- , g,'f'dr,aN o.. E. JOHNSON, As, Miss lVlAXINE coBB. B.s. Art Club Advisor llibrclib Club Advisor gtylflgflgigtillis Phfj,f?Cgf,,iducat10n gveslgm lllaighlgggn gouege University of Indiana Western Michigan College Booster Club Advisor mn mo cu emy Western Michigan College Page Twentyelhree Page Twenty-four COMMENCEMENT We, the Seniors of the Graduating Class of 1950, look back over the three years spent at Muskegon Heights High school with many fond memories. Some of us know now that we could have done more for our high school by being more ac- tive. Some of us are happy that we took part in school affairs as much as we did. Here we have made many life-long friends, and we will cherish these friendships all our lives. Now our responsibilities will be widened. Some of us will go on to college: some will go into posi- tions in business or industry, or else- where. School has prepared us for living. lt has given us a good found- ation upon which to build a life. It is now up to us to make good, where- ever we go. Courtesy of The Muskegon Chronicle Page Twenty-jive SENIOR GRADUATING CLASS OF 1950 The Graduating Class of l950 can well be proud of the record it has established throughout its care er. ,Some of the reason why lies in the excellent leadership of Kenneth Cutler, president of the class for three consecutive years. Owing to a late start in the sophomore year, the class sponsored only one party. During the Iunior year, however, there came the Iunior- Senior Prom, "Starlight Sonata", held in the school gym: the class party called the "Iunior lump". The latter was a very successful affair so far as fun goes, with ping-pong, dancing, and cards for entertainment. Anvlsnas During the Senior year, the class undertook a large program of outside A activities, beginning with a hard-times dance. On Dec. 20 they put on a Christmas Formal soon to be followed by the Senior Play, "Fog lsland." In Ianuary, along came "Stag Night", a dress-up dance, and then a sleigh-ride on Ian. 26. A chili supper s "hit the spot" after the ride. In March Fume we"e'o'h Dingle' it was a hay-ride. Perhaps the biggest event was a dance called "Rainy Rhythm", featuring the Hy-Tones, Standing: Ardis Wells, Ed Cole, lack Hughe, S B 1- Square dancing Mayor Basil goo e . ' ' ' ' D Seald:1Sabra Carl and Kenneth Cutler. U-Vhckeyp O Grady dolng the Ccdhng Page flfygqlity-six A CLASS OF '50 Dorcella M. Acker Hazel E. Adams Charlene D. Anderson Sue M. Balgooyen Commercial Diploma Commercial Diploma College Diploma College Diploma Wilma I. Barber Patsy L. E. Barnard William C. Barnhill Emily R. Barton Commercial Diploma General Diploma Commercial Diploma General Diploma DORCELLA MARIAN ACKER WILMA IUNE BARBER A -qfmdy wmker, fl quiet one, Modest, LlK7?'l'LlI'l?, yet full of fzm. Sfi1'lc1'11g to work, that milsl be done. Carefree, rfle11ei', fiienellyj flaring, All llzaf IJl3IIr'?fl.l.S' Il woman. Intramural Sports 1: Band 2, 3, 4: Glee Club 1: Mixed Chorus 2: Music Festival 2, 3, 4: Concerts 2, 3, 4: Booster Club 1: Iunior Play Committee 3: Student Council Representative 1: Spanish Club 3. CHARLENE DORIS ANDERSON Il'.s' niee to be 11111111111 ZUIIFII jl0ll,l'l' llfllllffllly 711.112 Y-Teens 2, 3: Booster Club 3, 4: Acorn Stall 4: Oaks Stall 4: Spanish Club 3: lunicr and Senior Play Commit- tees 3, 4. SUE MARILYN BALGOOYEN I may be small, but I lll'lLl!ly,S' llllillf my say. Iunior Play 3: Library Club l: Y-Teens 1: Booster Club 2, 3, 4: Class Secretary 3: Class Treasurer 4: Student C01-l1'1Ci1 Fresidelll 1: Y-Teens President 1: Booster Club Secretary 3: Student Council Representative 4. HAZEL E. ADAMS PATSY LOU ETHEL BARNARD O11 could you view iJ1e melody Of every gwzre, And mzzsir' of her fare. Mixed Chorus 3: Music Festival 3: Concerts 3. VVILLIAM CHARLES BARNHILL lI'e lmou' l1e is l1orr1 fo1's111'1'ess. Varsity Football 2, 3, 4: Baseball l, 2, 3, 4: Intramural Sports l: Spanish Club 2. EMlLY RAE BARTON Sl1ew11.s'11 pllllflllllll of c1'r'ligl1i, l'lf'f1e11 f1,l'.S'l sl1e glenrrzerl 1119011 my sighl. Library Club 3, 4: Y-Teens l, 2: Booster Club 1: Spanish Club Z. 4 Page TZLVCl'Yl"l'-.SKIIEYL SENIORS Geneva B. Baskin Donna M. Baxter General Diploma General Diploma Iames L. Bird Dorothy I. Bodnar General Diploma General Diploma GENEVA BEATRICE BASKIN Tlig smiles that win, the tints that glow . . Library Club 2, 3. DONNA MARIE BAXTER Two outstanding assets-a pleasing smile, and a lzeart of gold. Booster Club l. FRANK LA VERN BERNARD An athlete and a miglitly one, Wlio plays until tlze game is won. Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Reserve Basket- ball 2: Track 2, 3, 4: Football Captain 4: All-State Honorable Mention 4: Athletic Board 3, 4: Student Council President 4. RAYMOND WALTER BICKOWSKI Fortune favors tlze daring. Page Twenty-eight Frank L. Bernard Raymond W. Bickowski College Diploma General Diploma Eugene A. Bodnar Wallace G. Boelkins College Diploma College Diploma IAMES LEONARD BIRD It nmtlers not how ll man !ll.U.S'J but lzow lie lives. DOROTHY IRENE BODNAR .-Ill tl1at's l1est of dark and briglit, llleet in lzer aspeft and in lzer eyes. Mixed Chorus 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 2, 3, 4: Concerts Z, 3, 4: A Cappella Choir 2, 3, 4: Junior Play Committee 3: Senior Play 4: Iunior Arbor Girl 3: Acorn Stalf 4: Oaks Staff 4: Oaks Advertising Staff 4: Choir Board of Directors 4. EUGENE ANDREW BODNAR Everyone is the son of his own works. Student Council Treasurer 1. WALLACE GENE BOELKINS A man of deeds-not words. CLASS OF '50 KATHLEEN BOLE The only way to have a friend is to be one. Glee Club 1: Student Council Representative 1: Oaks Staff 4: Acom Staff 4. CHARLOTTE ELAINE BOLEMA Shefs all a girl should he, and more. Glee Club 2: Y-Teens 1. 2. CLAUDELLE IVI. BOLLENBACH A friendly girl with lots of friends. Y-Teens 3: Girl Scouts l: Student Council Representative 4: Senior Play Committee 4. PHILLIP OLIVER BOONE There'5 a shine on his shoes and a melod 1 in his 3 YHLITIIICT. Band 3: Senior Play 4. NANCY ANN BORROFF A very quiet girl, but il would he hard to match the wisdom underneath. Intramural Sports 2. PHYLLIS GRACE BOWERS Laugh and the world laughs with you. Library Club 4: Y-Teens 1: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Senior Play Commitiee 4. GERALD EDWARD BRANNAN A friend and a gentlernan-wlmt more is to lie said? Band Color Guard 2. 3, 4: Music Festival 2, 3, 4: Concerts 3, 4: Hi-Y 4: Student Council Representative 1, 3. MARTIN WAYNE BRASHER llfhistle, and she'll come to you. Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Reserve Basket- ball 2: Intramural Sports l. Kathleen Bole Charlotte E. Bolema Claudelle M. Bollenbach Phillip O. 'Boone General Diploma General Diploma College Diploma General Diploma Nancy A. Borroff Phyllis G. Bowers Gerald E. Brannan Martin W. Brasher College Diploma College Diploma General Diploma College Diploma Page Twenty-nine 1' 4 SENIORS Albert W. Bredin Theodore W. Bringedahl Margaret L. Brown Paul B. Calloway College Diploma G.E.D.T. Diploma General Diploma College Diploma Melvin H. Camp Donna M. Campbell Sabra A. Carl Gerald W. Carlson General Diploma General Diploma College Diploma College Diploma ALBERT WILLIAM BREDIN I dare do all that may become a mang Who dares do more is none. Reserve Football 2: Tennis 2, 3, 4: Intramural Sports 1: Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4. THEODORE WILLIAM BRINGEDAHL Good nature is a powerful magnet. MARGARET LENORA BROWN Her red hair is but one of her attractions! PAUL BUTTLER CALLOWAY A cheerful friend, a willing worker. Varsity Basketball 2: Reserve Basketball 3, 4: Tennis 2, 3: Declarnation 3. Page Thirty MELVIN HARDY CAMP With wit and song, I'll get along. Varsity Football 3: Reserve Football 2: Track 2, 3: Concerts 2. 3, 4: Choir 2, 3, 4. DONNA MARIE CAMPBELL Some of these days we'll miss her peaceful ways. Glee Club 4: Acom Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. SABRA ANN CARL She makes the best of her opportunities. Iunior Play 3: Senior Play 4: Y-Teens 1, 3, 4: Booster Club 3, 4: Iunior Arbor Girl 3: Class Vice-President 4: Oaks Advertising Stall 4: French Club 3, 4. GERALD WAYNE CARLSON Young ladies are my specialty. Baseball 3, 4: Spanish Club 2: Color Guard 3: Designer of Oaks Cover 4: Member of Bowling League 4. CLASS OF '50 RUSSELL C. CARLSON DON E. CLEMENTS no A man of a few words but great meaning. Blonde or brunette, this rhyme applies Track 2' 3' 4- Happy is he that knows them not. Band 2, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus Z, 3, 4: Selective Chorus 2, 3, 4: Music Festival Z. 3, 4: Concerts 2, 3, 4. EDWARD RICHARD COLE It saves a lot of trouble to be born good looking. V 'tFlball3,4:R Flhll2:R Bk!- mSlybal?o2: Baseball ravi: Oiagry 2: ELAINE: Slit-:L Gentle, perhaps shy, but a true friend to those arms 2- 3- 4- who know her well. DELORES MAY COOPER Best things come in little packages. Booster Club 1: Art Club 4: Acom Stall 4: Oaks Staff 4. ROBERT F. COOPER No legacy is so rich as honesty. Sl'HC61'ily is the first mark of a man. Tennis 3: Senior play 4. Russell C. Carlson Geraldene F. Carter Donald E. Casler General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma Don E. Clements Edward R. Cole Delores M. Cooper Robert F. Cooper General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma College Diploma Page Thirty-one 'N 4 SENIORS Iacque A. Crevier Ianice O. Cross Kenneth B. Cutler Robert M. Daniels General Diploma Commercial Diploma General Diploma College Diploma Robert H. Darrow Phyllis A. Davison Ianet M. DeBard Donna M. Deitz General Diploma General Diploma College Diploma General Diploma IACQUE ARLEN CREVIER Life is too short to be serious. Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2. IANICE ONEAL CROSS To be gentle is the test of a lady. Intramural Sports 1, 2: Booster Club 4. KENNETH BURNETT CUTLER As a boy who wants to get ahead, few are his equal. Reserve Football 2: Varsity Basketball 3: Reserve Basket- ball 2: Tennis 1, 2, 3. 4: Debate 2, 3, 4: Declamation 2: Extemporaneous 3, 4: Junior Play 3: Senior Play 4: Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4: Spanish Club 4: Class President 2, 3, 4: Acorn Editor 4: Oaks Editor 4: Student Council President 1: Oaks Advertising Staff 4: Student Coun- cil Representative l, 2, 4. ROBERT MAX DANIELS A good friend, both staunelz and true: A good sport when fanis in view. Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football Z: Reserve Basket- ball 1: Track 3: Intramural Sports 1: Variety Show 2: Oratory 3: lunior Play 3: Oakette Staff 1: Oaks Ad- vertising Stalf 4. :Page Th irty-two I ROBERT HENRY DARROW He's as steady, and fair, and square, and kind, As any chap I can call to mind. Intramural Sports 1: Junior Play Committee 3. PHYLLIS ANN DAVISON She seems quiet-but do we know her? lANET MARIE DE BARD She does her part with a willing heart. Senior Play Committee 4: Y-Teens 3, 4: Girl Scouts 3, 4: French Club 3, 4: French Club otticer 4: Iunior Arbor Girl 3. DONNA MARIE DEITZ Not so nmeh talk: a great sweet silence. Glee Club 4: Acom Staff 4: Oaks Stall 4: Style Show 2: MH Winner. C L A S S 0 F '5 O RICHARD ARNOLD DEITZ Honest, l'm not lazy: fm just dreaming. VIOLET GLENOWYN DEMOS Better to he small and shine, than large and east n, ghadow. Intramural Sports l, 2: Glee Club 2: Selective Chorus 2, 3. 4: Music Festival 2: Concerts 2, 3, 4: Senior Play 4: Booster Club 1, 2: Y-Teens vice-president 4: Cheer Leader 3, 4: Class Treasurer I: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Stall 4: Student Council Representative l, 2, 3, 4: Student Council Treasurer 1: Spanish Club vice- president 2, 3, 4. REX DUWAYNE EBERLY . I like this place and would willingly waste my time in il. Band 1, 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 2, 3, 4: Concerts l, Z, 3, 4. DONALD FRANCIS ECKLESDAFER Tall, tan, and terrific. PATRICIA ANN EDDY A girl wilfh a manner all her own. Intramural Sports l, 2: Glee Club l, 2: Iunior Play Commit- tee 3: Booster Club 1: Spanish Club l, 2. ROBERT CLEATUS EIKENBERRY Speerh is silver, but silence is golden. Intramural Sports 1: Band 1, 3, 4. IAMES DARWIN EMERSON Pei him lady he won't bite. Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football Z: Varsity Basketball ' 2: Track 2. HAROLD IOHN FARWIG Wouldn't it be dull without him? Reserve Football 2: Intramural Sports l: Band 3: Oaks Advertising Staff 4. Richard A. Deitz Violet G. Demos Rex D. Eberly Donald F. Ecklesdafer General Diploma College Diploma General Diploma College Diploma Patricia A. Eddy Robert C. Eikenberry Iames D. Emerson Harold I. Farwig General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma Page Thirty-three SENIORS Daniel L. Felcoski Vera L. Freeman Dorthy L. Garbrecht Phillip Geiger General Diploma College Diploma College Diploma General Diploma Robert N. German Clarence A. Gilmore Walter G. Gcetz M. Dawn Goodrich General Diploma General Diploma College Diploma Commercial Diploma DANIEL LOUIS FELCOSKI He has an eye for color, espeeiltlly blondes, brunettes, and redheads. Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Track 2, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 2, 3, 4: Selective Chorus 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 2, 3, 4: Concerts 2, 3. 4: Class Treasurer 2. 3: Choir Board of Directors 4. VERA LOUISE FREEMAN A my of .sunshine in someonels heart. Intramural Sports l: Library Club 4: Booster Club l. DORTI-IY LUCILLE GARBRECI-IT Those who know the most, say the least. Intramural Sports 2, 3: Booster Club 4: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: MH Winner: Oaks Advertising Staff 4. PHILLIP GEIGER You can't hold anything against a man if lie doesnlt say anything. Page Th irty-four ROBERT NEAL GERMAN A light heart lives long. Track 2: Intramural Sports 1: Hi-Y 4: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. CLARENCE A. GILMORE He is willing to be convinced, but find the fellow who ran ronvinfve him. WALTER G. GOETZ Lone is so different with us men. M. DAWN GOODRICH And I oft have heard defended "Little said is soonest mended". Intramural Sports 2: Art Club 2, 4: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Oaks Advertising Staff 4. CLASS OF '50 RICHARD ALAN GRAMMEL MERLE A. HANDY A 1111111 111l1011g' 111011, 1111! 111f1Sllt' Illllflllg' 11'r1111611. .ll1111 fs fl1111l1'l'.' 2011111141 Ulf' g11111c'. Reserve Football 2: Tennis 2, 3, 4: Hi-Y 1, Z, 3, 4. Varsity Basketball 41 Hi-Y l. Z. 3. 4. PHYLLIS PEARL GREINKE , . , . , LAVVRENCE LEE HARGREAVES llllfill 111 111'ed,.s'l1e.s' ll f1'1z:11rl 111d1'1'1l. I V Library Club 4, I 1111116 1101161 .seen flllyllllllg 111 Ihr' 111111-111 11101111 golfing Illlgly 11I1o11i. lOAN R. GRIFFES Shelf all my fancy jnzirzlefl lII'l',' -. Sl1e's lor1c1j', Slmls di1f111e. BLTTY Orchesira 1, 2: Mixed Chorus Z: Music Festival 2: Concerts llyhflle ffllsfllfff 5 allow, 1, 2: A Cappella Choir 2: Library Club 1: Y-Teens 1: 1011 fl find 11f'1'f111o11f. Booster Club 1: Art 1, 2, 3, 4: Iunior Arbor Girl 3 Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Stall 3, 4: Oaks Art Editor 3, 4 Intramural Sports 3: Glee Club Z: Debate 4: Library Club Student Council Representative l, 2, 3: Oaks Adveri 2' 3' 4: Gm Scoms 1: Conservation Club 3' tising Staff 4: Oakette Stall 1. DORENE LORRAINE HAWKINSON SHIRLEY ANN GUNDERSEN . . V I I I I Lzfe zs short, and so am I. 'Swecil and geni 6 C Hum ms 5 16' Intramural Sports 1: Library Club 1: Y-Teens 1, 2: Booster Spanish Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Student Council Representative 1: Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Girl Scouts 1, 2: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Oakette Staff 1: Booster Club 1: Iunior Play Commit- Staff 4: Glee Club 1: Footlights Club 1: Student Coun- tee 3: Style Show 3, 4: Acorn Stall 4: Oaks Staff 4. cil Oiiicer 1. Richard A. Grammel Phyllis P. Greinke Ioan R. Griffes Shirley Ann Gundersen College Diploma College Diploma General Diploma General Diploma Merle A. Handy Lawrence L. Hargreaves Betty I. Harshbarger Dorene L. Hawkinson College Diploma Commercial Diploma General Diploma General Diploma Page Thirty-five Y i SENIORS Thomas A. Henderson Carrie B. Herbert Donna M. Highway Dolores I. Holcomb G.E.D.T. Diploma General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma Dale L. Holland Edwin I. Homa lack M. Hoppus John B. Hughes General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma THOMAS ARTHUR HENDERSON His goal is highg he will reach it. CARRIE BELL HERBERT Istudy if I feel like it, and w0n'l when I don'tg I'll pass if I can, and if I eanlt, I won'b. Intramural Sports l, 2. DONNA MAE HIGHWAY The same Donna yesterday, today, and lfomorrow. DOLORES I EAN HOLCOMB Quiet, bu! nice. Glee Club 1, 2. Page Thirty-sixi DALE LLOYD HOLLAND Time goes steady, and so do I. Intramural Sports l. EDWIN IOHN HOMA Thought is the properly of those only who can entertain it. Iunior Play 3: Sgt-at-arms 1. IACK MULEE HOPPUS If only I had time for things that matt-er. IOHN BYRON HUGHES Donll worry! It makes wrinkles. Tennis 2: Iunior Play 3: Senior Play 4: Sgt-at-arms 3. 4: Camera Club 2. C L A S S O F '5 O SHIRLEY MAE HULLINGER Sllzf llII.X' II .s'111iIf' fllllf f1'l,s' hm' fare and .size Zl't'VlI'S if ewry clay. M. H. Winner 3: lntramural Sports l, 3: Senior Play Com- mittee 4: Y-teens 8, 4: Spanish Club Z: Girl Scouts ll Student Council Representative 2. DONNA IEAN lACOBS Her sznfle .s'j71'flk.s' all the j1l1'n.s'ru1l joys Zllllllllkll liar. Camera Club l: Spanish Club l: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Senior Play Committee 4: lunior Play Committee 3: Oaks Advertising Staff 4: Oakette Staff l. EVELYN IOHNSON Rain or slzine 511e's alwnyr lhe same. Intramural Sports l, Z. PAULINE BARBARA l OHNSON God giveth .s'j1eer'l1 to all, song to few. Glee Club l, 2: Music Festival 1, 2, 3, 4: Concerts 1, 2, 3, 4: Declamation 3, 4: Spanish Club 3, 4: Iunior Arbor VIOLA DIANA IONES I IYIII be .s'1'rir111.s', llllf lid mlvflw' Ill' g Class Secretary l. CAROL ANN KANAAR LLUUII Ilfflzfred, and Io all fl good frif' Glee Club 1: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Stall 4: Representative 3. PEGGY IEAN KEGLOVITZ Slllllfffl-7llr'?.S' glad, SUIlI6fIAI7lf'S Sud, so Glee Club 4: Mixed Chorus 3, 4: Music Fe certs 3, 4: Cheer Leader 4. GERALD EUIGENE KELLY His cfonversaiiozz was brief. Reserve Football l. Girl 2. Shirley M. Hullinger Donna I. Iacobs Evelyn Iohnson Pauline B General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma College Viola D. Iones Carol A. Kanaar Peggy I. Keglovitz Gerald E Kelly General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma Page Thirty seve 1 H. WIl.S'I.'lIl6lflflZl.Y, lm! never had SENIORS Betty A. Kernperman Charles F. Kesteloot Hazel W. Kiesgen Phyllis M. Kline General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma Donald W. Klug Marcella C. Koonsman lone E. Krueger Lois A. Kuziak General Diploma General Diploma Commercial Diploma General Diploma BETTY AGNES KEMPERMAN The thing llzat goes farthest Toward making life worth while, That eosls the least and does llie most, It is just a pleasant smile. Y-Teens l, 3: Girl Scouts l: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Style Show 3, 4: Iunior Play Committee 3: Senior Play Committee 4. CHARLES FREDRIC KESTELOOT Did someone say study? Oh, well! Commercial Club 4: Cheer Leader Z: Track 4. HAZEL WINIFBED KIESGEN Merrily, merrily, I live VIOZU. Intramural Sports 1. PHYLLIS MAE KLINE To judge Iliis maiden right, you must know lzei' well. Iunior Play 3: Y-Teens 3, 4. Page Thirty-eight 4. DONALD W. KLUG TlI1'l'I'yS lime for all llzings. MARCELLA CAROLYNN KOONSMAN Slzels always jolly and gay. Y-Teens l: Camera Club 2: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Oaks Advertising Staff 4: Exchange Editor 4: Oakette Stall 1. IONE ELAINE KRUEGER Quiet and assuming yet ever loyal. Intramural Sports 2: Senior Play 4: Art Club 2, 4: Iunior Arbor Girl 3: Student Council Representative 4. LOIS ANN KUZIAK She's not as quiet as slle seems. Glee Club 1. C L A S S O F '5 O LOUISE MARY KUZNIAB A girl of cheerful yesterclays ond eonfirlent l'0II'l0'I'lYI'lUS. Glee Club 2: Acorn Staff 4: Style Show 2, 3: Oaks Staff 4: Senior Play Committee 4: Oaks Advertising Staff 4. THOMAS THEODORE LABAN I'm living while I mn. Cheer Leader 3. ERVIN IOSEPH LA MIE A little nonesense now and tlzen. BARBARA ALLYN LARABEE A laugh is worth a l7IlIl!l7'6Cl groans in any nmrlrel. Iunior Arbor Girl 3: Style Show 2. Louise M. Ifuzniar Thomas T. Laban General Diploma General Diploma lanet E. LaRue Mary E. Laughlin Gen-Wal Diploma General Diploma IANET ELLEN LA RUE Quiet and reserved is she. V Intramural Sports 2: Glee Club 3: Music Festival 3: Spanish Club 2: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Oaks Advertising Statt 4: Style Show 3. MARY ELLEN LAUGHLIN A smile goes Il long way. PATRICIA ANN LAWSON Her every tone is musie's own t'Like those of morning birds." Transferred from Muskegon High: Mixed Chorus 3, 4: Glee Club 3: Concerts 3, 4: Music Festival 3: Choir Board of Directors 4. LAWRENCE IOHN LEE Hefs' always nice to everyone. Reserve Football 2: Orchestra 3: Band l, Z, 3, 4: Music Fes- tival 2, 3, 4: Concerts 2, 3, 4: Hi-Y 4. Ervin I. LaMie Barbara A. Larabee General Diploma Commercial Diploma Patricia A. Lawson Lawrence I. Lee General Diploma General Diploma Page Thirty-nine SENIORS l Robert K. Leonard College Diploma Virgil Lee General Diploma ' Ioanne C. Lund uist q Robert L. Lynn College Diploma College Diploma VIRGIL LEE gflflll fellow, ii frierifl zuorlli liazfiiig. ROBERT KENNETH LEONARD Le! lliem will il misrliiefq when il is past and prospereil, 'twill lie 7lll'l1l6. Reserve Football 2: Track 3, 4: Orchestra 3, 4: Band 1. 3, 4: A Cappella Choir 4: Music Festival 3, 4: Concerts 1, 4: Spanish Club 4: Hi-Y 3, 4. ROBERT NORRIS LONG Wil and zuisdom are l70T7'I in ri Mimi. Reserve Football 2: Varsity Basketball 3, 4: Reserve Basket- ball Z: Tennis 2, 3, 4: Band 1, 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 3, 4: Concerts 1, 2, 3, 4: Iunior Play 3: Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4: Student Council Representative 1, 4. WVILLIAM ROGER LUND rilwzlt llie lnfsl nml finest lliiiig in llie zuorlcl is laughter. Band 3, 4: Music Festival 3, 4: Concerts 3, 4: Hi-Y 4. Page Forty Robert N. Long College Diploma William R. Lund College Diploma Iohn E. Lysiak Mary A. McCann Ueiifrczl D.plo'ma General Diploma IOANNE CLAIRE LUNDQUIST Good :inline mdirites from her every smile. A Cappella Choir 1: Concerts 1: French Club 4. ROBERT LAWRENCE LYNN Hfiiie a good lime while yoifre alive, 'mime yoifll be dear! ii long lime. Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 1, 2: Track 3, 4: In- tramural Sports 1. I OHN EDWARD LYSIAK finylliing for ll quiet life. Track 4. MARY ALICE MC CANN Our lliouglils and our rmiflzirl are our own. Intramural Sports 2: Spanish Club 2: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: MH Winner 2. . CLASS OF '50 DAVE MC CARTHY Sflzooll I suppose il's ll neressriry evil. Varsity Basketball 4: Reserve Basketball 1, 2: Intramural Sports 1, 2. VIRGINIA LEE MC DOWELL The word "imj1o.ssil1le" is not in my rlirtimzaiy. Declamation 3: Senior Play 4: Booster Club 3, 4: Iunior Arbor Girl 3: Acorn Stall 4: Oaks Stall 4. DONALD EARLE MC GREGOR Youth Comes but mice in a life lF'7llI', so I'll use il' while I inay. Tennis 3, 4: Band l, 2. CHRISTENA IRENE MC INTYRE Neal, not gaudy, kind and wise is slie. Spanish Club 1, 2. DONALD L. MC KAY Tlze less you learn, llll' less you have to l'671l6'7'Vl:lJ6l'. Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football l, 2: Reserve Basket- ball 2: Golf 1: Hi-Y 1, 2, 4. EVERETT W. MC KEE lVl1y lzurry? My rlay will ngzlze. RONALD DAVID MC KENZIE No! tha! I love sludy less, lm! I love fim iliore. Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Varsity Basket- ball 3, 4: Reserve Basketball 2: Track l: Baseball 2: Iunior Play Committee 3: Hi-Y 1. IANIECE ADALINE Mc PHALL In those llrown curly lorlgs, len million riipicls play. French Club 4: Spanish Club 4: Acorn Stall 4: Oaks Staff 4: Art 4: Chronicle Editor 4. Dave McCarthy Virginia L. McDowell Donald E. McGregor Christena I. McIntyre General Diploma College Diploma College Diploma College Diploma Donald L. McKay Everett W. McKee Ronald D. McKenzie Ianiece A. McPha1l College Diploma College Diploma College Diploma General Diploma s Page Forty-one V 1 SENIORS Larry L. McRoberts Iohn Ir. Marion Billie A. Matthews lean E. Medbury General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma Edith B. Meister Wemer I. Meister Kathleen M. Mendel Marian L. Meyering General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma College Diploma LARRY L. MC ROBERTS I want, what I want, when I want it. Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Oaks Advertising Staff 4: Hi-Y 4: Student Council Representative 4. IOHN I R. MARION Life is too short to be sorrowful. Reserve Football 2: Reserve Basketball 2: Intramural Sports 1. BILLIE A. MATTHEWS I love t-o lose myself in other men's minds. Glee Club 1: Acorn Statf 4: Oaks Statt 4: Advertising Staff 4. I EAN ELLEN MEDBURY Her hair is not more sunny than her heart. Glee Club 1: Art 1. Page Forty-two EDITH BERTHA MEISTER The future holds great promise. WERNER IACOB MEISTER I agree with no man's opinion: I have some of my own. Intramural Sports 1: Oaks Advertising Staff 4. KATHLEEN MARGARET MENDEL As merry as the day is long. MARIAN LEE MEYERING A little lady surrounded by an aura of sweetest dignity. Glee Club 1: Concerts 4: A Cappella Choir 4: Iunior Play Committee 3: Senior Play Committee 4: Library Club Officer 4: Library Club 1, 3. 4: Camera Club 3: Iunior Arbor Girl 3: Student Council Representative 1. C L A S S O F '5 O IOYCE MARIE MILLER Quiet in Ilf7iJCll7'll7II'E, tall and slately. Intramural Sports 2, 3. FRANCIS I. MITCHELL Thei'e"s fl gleam of misfhief in his eygy, Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Reserve Basketball 2: Track 2, 3, 4: Band 2, 3: A Cappella Choir 2, 3, 4: Concerts Z, 3, 4. IOHN CHARLES MOORE Now for fame, and the world is mine. Track 2: Baseball 2, 3, 4: Intramural Sports l. ROBERT PATAN MOORE A friendly boy with many friends. Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Tennis 2, 3, 4: Hi-Y 4. ZELMA LOUISE MORRIS Why Mouble my perfectly good brains over such Il little matter as I1 man! Iniramural Sports l, 2: Booster Club 1. MARILYN MAE MUELLER What! No boys in llflllllffl? Then just leave me here. Intramural Sports 2, 4: Style Show 4: Spanish Club 4: Girl Scouts 1: Acorn Staii 4: Oaks Stall 4: Oaks Adver- tising Stafi 4. MARVIN KENNETH MUSKOVIN I feel reliezfrfd al last, For my zuorlc days are past. RICHARD FLOYD NEISER He who hath opened the door. Ioyce M. Miller Francis I. Mitchell Iohn C. Moore Robert P. Moore General Diploma General Diploma College Diploma College Diploma Zelma L. Morris Marilyn M. Mueller Marvin K. Muskovin Richard F. Neiser Commercial Diploma General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma Page F orty-three .x 4 SENIORS Maeola I. Niesen Elizabeth I. Noble Paul I. Nordstrom Thomas H. Nummerdor General Diploma Commercial Diploma College Diploma General Diploma Beverly I. Olson Ken G. Olson David L. Ostenson Lewis I. Panici College Diploma Commercial Diploma General Diploma General Diploma MAEOLA IEAN NIESEN Happy-go-luelfy, fair, and free! Nothing exists fhal bothers nie! Glee Club 1: Art Club l. ELIZABETH IEAN NOBLE ln friendshija I was early taught lo believe. PAUL IRVIN NORDSTROM I like work! It faseinales nie! I could sit and watch it for hours. Reserve Football 2: Tennis 2, 3, 4: Band 3. 4: Music Festival 3, 4: Concerts 3. 4: Senior Play Committee 4: Hi-Y 4. THOMAS HENRY NUMMERDOR Vlfhy liizrry, my day will eomel . Intramural Sports 1. Page Forty-four BEVERLY IANE OLSON Sl1e's quiet, shefs elezzer, Sll6,S the topg Sl1e's dainty and elmrming-wllere shall we stop? Glee Club l: Iunior Arbor Girl 3. KEN G. OLSON In all respects, a good fellow. DAVID LEE OSTENSON This world belongs lo Ihe energetic. LEWIS IOEPHUS PANICI Often has he burned the midnight Oil, but not for study. , C L A S S O F '5 O HATTIE MAE PATTERSON She puts her troubles in Il box and sits on the lid. YVONNE DIANNE PATTISON She is one of lhe quiet kind, But ii lzeller girl is hard to find. Intramural Sports 1: Iunior Play Committee 3: Senior Play Committee 4: Library Club President 4: Library Club 2, 3, 4: Y-Teens 1, 2: Booster Club 1: Camera Club 3: Iunior Arbor Girl 3: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Stott 4: Record Editor 4: Student Council Representative 1, 3. I UNE E. PAULSEN Dorff lnlce life so seriously: you mn newer get out of it alive. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 3: Concerts 3. ROBERT STANLEY PAWLAK Always lmppy, no matter where he is. Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 1, 2: Intramural Sports 1: Oaks Advertising Staff 4. REBECCA LYNN PAYNE Flashing bright eyes and Il winsome manner. Acorn Stall 4: Oaks Stait 4: Record Editor 4. DONALD WILLIAM PELFRESNE ,ilways Il friend to those who lcnoru him. VIRGINIA BERNICE PETRICK Her friends, there are nianyg Her foes, are there any? Intramural Sports 1: Library Club 4: Y-Teens 2: Spanish Club 2. IVAN DUANE PLICHTA He and gloom are no relfllfon. Varsity Football 3: Reserve Football 2: Baseball 2: Intra- mural Sports 1. Hattie M. Patterson Yvonne D. Pattison Iune E. Paulsen Robert S. Pawlak College Diploma College Diploma General Diploma College Diploma Rebecca L. Payne Donald W. Pelfresne Virginia B. Petrick Ivan D. Plichta College Diploma General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma Page Forty-hoe SENIORS Lois M. Poulson Evelyn R. L. Pyatt General Diploma College Diploma Donna I. Robson Mary E. Roosa General Diploma College Diploma LOIS MARIE POULSON A chic, sweet maiden, with wit as keen as a blade. Band 2, 3, 4: Concerts 2, 3, 4: Art Club 2, 4. A EVELYN RUBY LOUISE PYATT A lady, straight forward and polite. Junior Arbor Girl 3: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. GLADA LOLA READ A smile for all a welcome glad, a genial coaxing way she had. Selective Chorus 3, 4: Concerts 3, 4: Declamation 2: Senior Play 4: Iunior Arbor Girl 3. DUANE ALBERT REAMS Every man makes his own fortune. Page Forty-six , 7 Glada L. Read Duane A. Reams General Diploma G.E.D.T. Diploma Ralph M. Rowe Neal R. Ruhl General Diploma College Diploma DONNA I. ROBSON Pretty as a picture! Y-Teens 4: Art Club 4: Acom Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Oaks Advertising Staff 4. MARY ELLEN ROOSA Attractive and ambitious- What more could one ask? Orchestra 4: Band 1, Z, 3: Mixed Chorus 1, 2, 3: Music Fes- tival l, 2: Concerts 1, 2, 3, 4: National Honor Society 3: Art 4: Girls National Honor Society 3: Girls Athletic Association 2, 3: Decoration Chairman for I. Hop 3: Vice-President Z. RALPH M. ROWE For he is just the quiet kind, Whose nature never varies. Varsity Football 3. NEAL RICHARD RUHL Bashful on the surface, But there's a twinkle in his eye. C L A S S O F '5 O RAYMOND DEAN SABIN llfhaf would life be wiihoill his l'llI'l'1ll'l6l'? Track 2: Orchestra 3, 4: Band 1, Z, 3, 4: Music Festival 2. 3, 4: Concerts 1, 2, 3, 4: Student Council Representa- tive 2, 4. IOAN MARIE SCI-ILIEVE A twinkle in her eyes, Besjueaks a fun loang soul. Glee Club 2, 4: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Senior Play Committee 4: Style Show 2: Glee Club 1, 4: Art Club 4: Oaks Advertising Staff 4. LOIS DEAETTE SCOTT Cares will vanish with a smile. Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Senior Play Committee 4: Y-Teens 4: French Club 4: Spanish Club 3, 4: Acom Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Chronicle Editor 4: Oaks Advertising Staff 4. AILEEN SEACAT lllhereveo' she may find herself in life, She'll get along. Iunior Arbor Girl 3: DAR Award: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. Raymond D. Sabin Ioan M. Schlieve General Diploma General Diploma Betty A. Sietsema William R. Skiles College Diploma College Diploma BETTY ANN SIETSEMA This world belongs to the energeiief Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3, 4: Booster Club 3, 4: Iunior Arbor Girl 3. WILLIAM RUSSELL SKILES lVlml should a nmn do but be merry. Intramural Sports 1: French Club 3: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Student Council Representative 3. ANNE KATHERINE SKOK My heart is as true as steel! Glee Club 1: Mixed Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Selective Chorus 1, 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 1, 2, 3, 4: Concerts 1, Z, 3, 4: Y-Teens 1. MARILYN SLENTZ Flirt-ation: allenfion without intention. Intramural Sports 1, Z: Band 1, 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 2, 3, 4: Concerts 1, 2, 3, 4: Iunior Play Committee 3: Dra- matics Club 1: Library Club 1: Y-Teens 1, 2, 3, 4: Booster Club 1: Iunior Arbor Girl 3: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Student Council Representative 1: Teen- age Book Club 2. Aileen Seacat College Diploma Lois D. Scott College Diploma Anne K. Skok General Diploma Marilyn Slentz College Diploma Page Forty-seven SENIORS Emilyn M. Smith Fredrick G. Smith Vivian M. Sorensen Lorraine M. Spaulding College Diploma College Diploma General Diploma General Diploma Norma I. Springer Ioanne Stamper Iacquelyn G. Start College Diploma EMILYN MAE SMITH I just can't make my eyes behave. A Cappella Choir 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 2, 3, 4: Y-Teens 2, 3, 4: Concerts 2, 3, 4. FREDRICK GLENN SMITH Virtue is bold and goodness never fearful. Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 2: Reserve Basketball 2: Baseball Z, 3, 4: Intramural Sports 1. VIVIAN MARIE SCRENSEN My favorite book is "Little Men". Y-Teens 4: Art Club 4. LORRAINE MAXINE SPAULDING A jolly girl, chuck full of fun, She's always nice to everyone. Intramural Sports 1, 2: Girl Scouts 1. Page Forty-eight General Diploma General Diploma NORMA IEAN SPRINGER A laugh will chase away the blues. Y-Teens 1: Camera Club 2: Spanish Club 3: Oaks Adver- tising Staff 4. IOANNE STAMPER You may know me by my happy-go-lucky air. Library Club 2, 3: Student Council Member 2: Style Show 2. IACQUELYN GAY START You know her by the noise she d0esn't make. CLASS OF '50 KENNETH WAYNE STEENHAGEN BERNARD BERT SWIRSKY Quiet-but fl betler boy is hard to find. That I'm ll man I'd have yon know, Varsity Football 3. 4: Reserve Football 2: Baseball 2, 3, 4: Though I have Some SPIN? fo grow' A-Com Stuff 47 Oaks Staff 4- Football Varsity Manager 4: A Cappella Choir 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 2, 3, 4: Camera Club Z. LAWRENCE HAROLD STERENBERG HQWAED EUGENE TEN HQVE Life 71105 ffwfwf iv bf lived! Ilfflls UUE if-' just think, my high school days are o'er,' Varsity Football 3: Reserve Football 2: Baseball Z: Iunior Baseball 4, Intramural Sports 1 Play 3. ' ' JOHNNY I... TERRELL A good sport on all occasions, Y0U7'l1f6l5 what you make H- Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Reserve Bas- Tennis 4:BUnd1, 2. ketball 1. 2: Track 1, 2, 3, 4: Hi-Y 1. CAROL LORRAINE TEULING IOI-IN WILLIAM SWETT 4 She walks-the lady of delight. Upon his brow, nrzlizre has written "fi gentle- mfmf' M.H. Winner 3: Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3: Y-Teens 1: Library Club 1: Booster Club 2, 3, 4: Class Secre- Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Track 2, 3. 4: tary 1: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Style Show 2, Iunior Play 3: Sgt-at-arms 2. 3: Senior Play Committee 4. Kenneth W. Steenhagen Lawrence H. Sterenberg Lawrence L. Sutton John W. Swett General Diploma General Diploma College Diploma College Diploma Bernard B. Swirsky Howard E. TenHove Iohnny L. Terrell Carol L. Teuling General Diploma General Diploma College Diploma General Diploma Page Forty-nine SENICRS Robert S. Thom Sally I. Tierman lames N. Tsaggaris Constance A. VanDamm College Diploma General Diploma College Diploma General Diploma Bernard Ir. Vande1'Meiden Raymond L. Vanderstelt Ronald G. Vanderstelt Keith VanderVe1de G.E.D.T. Diploma General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma ROBERT SHERMAN TI-IOM Illusir is llze universal language of mnnlsirzzl. Orchestra 2, 3, 47 Concerts 2, 3. 4. SALLY IANE TIERMAN Always happy, always gay, sl1e's a good sjiorl, we all say. Intramural Sports 2: Dramatics Club 1: Y-Teens 1: Boost er Club 1: Style Show 2, 3. I AMES NICK TSAGGARIS All great men are flying, and I feel sifk myself. Tennis 3. 4: Hi-Y 4. CONSTANCE ANN VAN DAMM A good disposition is more zfalimllle tlmn gold. Intramural Sports 1, 2: Orchestra 1: Glee Club 1, 2, 3 Mixed Chorus 4: Concerts 3, 4: Booster Club 1, 21, 3, 4: Girl Scouts 1. Z: Y-Teens 1. Page Fifty BERNARD IUNIOR VANDER MEIDEN l'Vl1r1te11er is worth doing at all is worth doing well. RAYMOND LEROY VANDERSTELT Those who know the most say the least, Band Color Guard 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 2, 3, 4: Concerts 2, 3. 4: Hi-Y 4: Art 4. RONALD GORDEN VANDERSTELT The promise of nzanlzood. Intramural Sports 1. KEITH VANDER VELDE I never lel my sludies interfere wilh my eclucalion. 10 C L A S S O F '5 O MARIORIE ANN VANDERVEN In speeflz and gesture, form and fare, Shows sliefs from a gentle race. MARILYN MAE VELDMAN Music has well been said to be Ilze Speer-li of angffs! Glee Club 3: Mixed Chorus 2, 3, 4: Selective Chorus 3: Music Festival 2, 3, 4: Concerts 2, 3, 4: Acorn Stat! 4: Oaks Stall 4: Style Show 2: Senior Play Committee 4: Choir Board of Directors 4. VIRGINIA RAY WEBB Her way is cz cheery One. EUGENE WEBSTER A determined boy looking to the lulnre. HARRY FREDERICK WEINERT His words are few, but well mean!-. HARRY M. WELLER I,et the world slide! ARDIS ELLEN WELLS Slle is jzrelty to wall: witl1,unrl willy to talk with, and jlleasant too, to tlzink on. Mixed Chorus 2, 3. 4: Music Festival 2, 3, 4: Iunior Play 3: Y-Teens 4: Cheer Leader 2, 3, 4: Class Secre- tary 2. 4: Choir Vice-President 2: Student Council Representative 2, 3, 4: Oaks Staff 4: Acorn Stall 4: Senior Play Committee 4: Concerts 2. 3, 4: Style Show 3. PHILIP LEE WHITTUM One who never turned his bark but rnarclvecl Oaks Advertising Staff 4. f07'ZUf1Td. Marjorie A. VanderVen Marilyn M. Veldman Virginia R. Webb Eugene Webster General Diploma General Diploma Commercial Diploma General Diploma Harry F. Weinert Harry M. Weller Ardis E. Wells Philip L. Whittum General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma MBIMM Page Fifty-one SENIORS jerry D. Widing Thomas A. Wiganusky Sam Withrow Eunice M. Wolf College Diploma General Diploma General Diploma General Diploma C. Shirley Woltz Ioyce P. Wood Evelyn I. Workman Iohn M. Wyhowski General Diploma General Diploma College Diploma College Diploma IERRY DUANE WIDING I can resist everything exfept temptation. THOMAS ALAN WIGANUSKY Wlly study? The more we study, the more there is to forget! Reserve Football 1, 2: Reserve Basketball 1, 2: Tennis l 2 3 4 1 I , . SAM WITHROW Lessons dorft botherr me, 7'l8lflIE7' do girls. EUNICE MAY WOLF Fair words never hurt the tongue. Page Fify-two C. SHIRLEY WOLTZ Tlterels a little bit of had in every good little girl. Intramural Sports 2: Glee Club 3: Music Festival 3: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Oaks Advertising Stall 4: Style Show 3. lOYCE PAULINE WOOD Though clemare, we think perchance, Misflztef lurks within her glance. Y-Teens 4: Art Club 4: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Stalf 4: Stu- dent Council Representative 4: Style Show 3. 4. EVELYN IOAN WORKMAN She masters all that she undertakes. Oratory 2: Booster Club 1: French Club 3, 4: Iunior Arbor Girl 3. l OHN MICHAEL WYHOWSKI Who can mistake great thoughts? ball 1: Baseball 1. Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 2: Reserve Basket- C L A S S O F '5 O GEORGE RAYMOND BECKLEY G.E.D.T. Diploma Though I am no judge of such matters, Fm sure he's a talented man. RICHARD BERNARD BRINGEDAHL Colle e Di loma Hold the fqorl! iam coming! Reserve Football 2: Band 1, 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 3, 4: Concert 4: Hi-Y 1. CARL I. CIERLAK General Diploma School is a good thing, but why run a good thing to death. Varsity Basketball 4: Reserve Basketball 2: Intramural Sports l: Band 3, 4: Music Festival 4: Concerts 3, 4: Science 1: Spanish Club 2. DORIS MAE COOK General Diploma Efficiency, personality, and diligence. ROBERT DALE DAHLEM College Diploma Speak little, do much! ROBERT ARTHUR YONKERS Don't wake me up, just let me dream. Baseball 3: Color Guard 3, 4: Music Festival 3, 4: Span- ish Club 2. GEORGIA C. DEN DRINOS College Diploma She's not a flower, she's not a pearl, she's just an all-round girl. LEE DUDGEON, lR. General Diploma I am relieved at lasl, for my work days are past! Baseball 1: Athletic Board 1: Class President 1. DORENE ELAINE FIELD General Diploma Mention 'lshynessv and "modesty" and you think of Dorene. ROBERT EDWARD FOGC1 G.E.D.T. Diploma The world was made for fun and frolic. STANLEY GABRIELSON College Diploma If height were right, he'd be a king. IOHN F. ZACK, IR. Every man is a volume, if you know how to read him. Varsity Football 3: Intramural Sports 1: Band 1, Z: Con- certs 3: Iunior Play 3: Science Club 2: Variety Show: Heights Night. MARY LOU ZIEGLER She can mix wisdom with pleasure, and profit from both. Iunior Play 3: Senior Play 4: Y-Teens 1, 3, 4: Booster Club 3, 4: French Club 3, 4: Iunior Arbor Girl 3: Oaks Advertising Staff 4. Robert A. Yonkers Iohn F. Zack, Ir. Mary Lou Ziegler College Diploma College Diploma College Diploma 1 tv Page F ifty-three LEROY GREEN, IR. General Diploma Af sports, this boy's a star. Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 1, 2: Varsity Basketball 3, 4: Intramural Sports 1, 2: Hi-Y 1: Track 3, 4. ROBERT W. HALL Chase me girls, I'm a butterfly. ROGER EDWARD HILLSTEAD College Diploma He has many links in his chain of friendship. ELWOOD MILTON IOSLIN G.E.D.T. Diploma He has two speedsg stop and go. GARNET LE ROY KEEFER. IR. G.E.D.T. Diploma Gentleman of Talent. IAMES DAVID MC CONNELL G.E.D.T. Diploma All men crave excitement, and I am a man. CALVIN I. POTTER General Diploma And certainly he was a good fellow. Page Fifty-four s SENIOR EUGENE W. RAKE G.E.D.T. Diploma My Kingdom for a horse HELEN MAE RAMBO General Diploma Small bn! so is a slick of dynamite. Library Club 1, 2. IANICE ARLINE SCHWASS General Diploma Sweet, attrartive, kind of grace. Art club. CLYDE SNEED General Diploma He is determined to su1'c'ee1l. Varsity Football 3. 4: Reserve Football 1: Track 1. WANDA TEMPLE General Diploma There'll rome a day! NANCY MARIE TODD General Diploma Not by her size but by her disposition is she judged. HENRY LEONARD VAN DOP G.E.D.T. Diploma Variety is the very spice of life. DONNA MARIE WALWORTH Good natured and to all, a friend. DOLORIS WANNAMAKER She's sweet as morning roses washed with dew HONOR GRADUATES ROOSA TSAGGARIS SEACAT ' Mary Ellen Roosa, valedictorian of the senior class this year, was born in Grand Rapids, April 8, 1932. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. Ed- ward F. Roosa of 3866 Glendale avenue, Muskegon Heights. Not a native of this community, Mary Ellen nevertheless has proved to every- one she is most deserving of the honor now bestowed upon her. She first attended Ottawa Hills High School, later transferring to Manistee, and then to Muskegon Heights. Mary Ellen probably would be the last person to disclose the fact that she is a brilliant violinist. Music is her special interest although she enjoys art and girls' athletics. She plans to continue her music education, attend Iunior College, and later a school of music. She was in the Girls' Athletic Association at Manistee and a member of the National Honor Society at that school. Iames Uiml Tsaggaris, who won honors as salutatorian in the sen- ior class this year, was born in Muskegon, September 10, 1932, although he lived in Muskegon Heights all of his life. Iim's parents Mr. and Mrs. Nick I. Tsaggaris came to America from Greece, and reside today at 641 Maffett street. lim attended Glendale, Central, Central Iunior High, and Senior High schools. His hobbies are radio construction and photography, and he is deeply interested also in science and classical music. His favor- ite sport is tennis which he enjoys as a member of the Tiger tennis team. He plans to enter the University of Michigan in the fall to study elec- trical engineering. Each year the senior girls elect one whom they feel is the "best citizen" of their class. This year, sixteen-year-old Aileen Seacat was elected and sent by the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, to Lansing, for the annual convention. There she was pre- sented with a medal and certificate to commemorate the occasion. But besides these small tokens of appreciation, she has received an honor far greater! She has won the highest praise her own classmates can g1Ve. I HA M A Page Fifty-five SENIOR UPPER THIRD Mary Ellen Roosa Iames Tsaggaris Robert Cooper Aileen Seacat Kenneth Cutler Ianet DeBard Evelyn Workman Max Daniels Sabra Carl Glada Read Lawrence Sutton Yvonne Pattison Ioan Griftes Delores Wannamaker Marilyn Slentz Virginia McDowell Evelyn Pyatt Marian Meyering Rebecca Payne Beverly Olson Mary Lou Ziegler Dorthy Garbrecht Betty Sietsema Dorothy Bodnar Richard Bringedahl Patricia Lawson 1950 Robert Long Iohn Zack lone Krueger Donna Highway William Skiles Richard Grammel David Ostenson Barbara Larabee Marcella Koonsman Gerald Brannan Hattie Patterson Sue Balgooyen Hazel Adams Ioan Schlieve William Lund Phyllis Bowers Robert Yonkers Lawrence Hargreaves Constance VanDamn Donald Ecklesdater Robert Darrow Nancy Borrott Zelma Morris Robert Leonard Phillip Geiger Lawrence Sterenberg Charlene Anderson Pauline Iohnson Phyllis Greinke Robert German Edith Meister Donna Baxter Carol Kanaar Lois Scott Walter Goetz Mary Laughlin Dorene Hawkinson Dawn Goodrich Neil Ruhl Iohn Swett Raymond Bickowski Ronald Vanderstelt Ierry Widing Ioan Stamper Fred Smith Lois Poulson Robert Thom Lawrence Lee Norma Iean Springer Iacque Crevier William Barnhill Virginia Webb Rex Eberly A665553itHiditiiiE52323555HKKHHHHEEHEEKKEKEKEEEE Page F ifby-six STUDENT GOVERNMENT DAY l Yo l Courtesy of The Muskegon Chronicle Student leaders confer with Supt. Roy Miles on Student Government day: Hughes, Daniels, Long, g McKay. Usually. when a group takes over the city government, there is a good cause to call out the militia. But in this case, the overpowering group proved to be Heights seniors and the displaced group was the city officials. This "seizure of power" by the students marked the end of a successful political campaign for mayor-elect Ken Cutler and six city council members. Students occupied every political position of the city government and were assisted by the bona fide officials whom they were replacing. A mock city council meeting was carried on with all student officials attending. This student government day was chief- ly carried on for the sole purpose of teaching senior civic students the functions of a city government. Page Fifty-seven wma MEN AND WOMEN OF TOMORROW There are from 600 to 650 sopho- mores and juniors novv enrolled, but ot these 600 only about 375 Will grad- uate. These underclassmen may join almost any of the various clubs. They may also take any subject ot- iered except journalism which is giv- en only to seniors. ln this high school the undergrads have almost as many privileges as the seniors, which is not true in some schools. The seniors do not always run the school, either, as Was the case this year when a sophomore was elected president of the student council. Each class has its ovvn officers and is represented in student coun- cil. otograph by Mr. James V. Cobb Puge Fifty-nine IUNIOR CLASS AFFAIRS Standing: Christensen, Warrick, Billingsley, Valuck. Sitting: Ellis, Newald. Among the many events during the school year, We Iuniors pre- sented the annual Iunior Play. This year We chose Anne Weatherby's "Riddle Me Riches", a story of the typical American home, a comedy which proved very successful. We also sponsored the annual Iunior- Senior Prom which We have the priv- ilege of sponsoring every year. This is always a great event among the juniors and seniors and their guests. Page Sixty If l Jumon omcsns President ...................... Ierry Billingsley Vice-Pres. ....... ..... 1 .. Shirley Newald Secretary ....... .......... B everly Ellis Treasurer ................,..... Richard Valuck Sergeants-at-arms .........,.......................... Christensen and Warrick Edvisers ...,,. Mrs. Thompson, Mr. D. R. McKenzie, and Mr. E. W. Gillaspy SOPHOMORE CLASS AFFAIRS The Sophomores started their car- eer in high school by electing offic- ers in the fall. One of the main events was a get-together held in the high school cafeteria in honor of the 10-l's coming over from Cen- tral Junior High at the end of the first semester. A large number at- tended and it proved to be a fine, friendly invitation to those who were beginning their career here for the first time. Entertainment was provided by the "tLittle 'German Band", refreshments Were also top priority. At this Writing, the Sophs were filled with good ideas, such as a chili supper to honor the second team basketball boys, for sophs only: a lunch or box social: a stock- ing supper with shoeless round danc- ing for entertainment. President .......... ...... D ouglas Murray Vice-president ,........... Bruce Maclntosh Secretary .......... ........ C arol Sekeres Treasurer ..............,....... Marilyn Fischer Sergeants-at-arms ............ Plichta, Ieter Advisers ....,....... Mrs. William Wilson, Mr. H. A. Kruizenga, Mr. Leonard Schregardus. anding: De ore ic ta, arol Sekeres, Marilyn Fischer, Calvin I I St 1 P1 h Seated: Bruce Maclntos C h, Douglas Murray. G ef. Page Sixty-one Armour Baskin Beagle Beam Burgdo! Burton Carlson Carpenter Connell Daniord DeVries Dykema I-'rens Goode Grant Grawbarqer Hemphill Herbert Hunter Jackson Kerley Kesteloot Kiesgen Krause Madsen Martin Matthews Mathis Morris Nummerdor Orling Paulsen Privasky Quackenbush Rake Rawdon Schei. A. Schei. M. Schmidt Sims Thomas Tucker VanDyke Varney Bickowski Bond Bronqersma Bull Carter. I. Carter, R. Chappel Charland Eqyed. B. Eqyed. I. Eller' Field Guice Hamilton Hartman Hayes Iohnson, I. Iohnson, V. Iones. M. Iones, W. Laban LaPorta Lofquist McDaniel Mauch Mecher Miles Morrell Pawlak Peterson Phillips Potter Remwolt Retsema Robidoux Roossien Smith Snyder Sturgis Terpstra Wagner Walker Walker Wannamake Page Sixty-two I' +L 3 . . I"'6..., 'f .1512 .5 , - .- 1 e 1 1 . 'vw-. 4 1...-....,. f f '52, 2 e Qrer "12::"'as-u'Q" "'I1--?- 5 - k:??V ' A 25' Szfusi 15 Qi' Q . ' . gm' Q 2 QW, 3 I 3 fi if it a .- - -r -5 . ' I Z . ni.. 4. . f-- ,gp g 4' .,. A ...Q . . , fm .Pf- sy- Zh. - if , -sg' f, f1..r-ifv ., ...x I . . 7,?i,M,?f, ,V ' ,U if . 4 3 ,'....g j ,,g,"l? . . ,. .' .' ....,f2f.. we J f -,X ,ir 2. A .' sggey ' 5 -' 10-2 Qlrqevcf Q., s-4' X K Q, 7, A A . .gk ja... A ff j ilih Vt- v i g.- , -v. . 4 ,, , x ,ga vi Wattrick Webster Wesierman Abrhm Ackerman Alexander Allen Anderson. N. Anderson. S. Appel Bacon Barker Barlrand Barlrand Baihe Boone Borgula Bramer Bredin Bryan! Buchan Buck Bugaski Carlson. B. Carlson, G. Carlson. I. Carter Collin Cogswell Cook Cook Crevier Cummings Dancz DeLong Devenport DeWiit Doe ' fa' 'V " 4? ' , ' 3 1 .f W ..- 1215 Q if I F7 ge . " . 7' - --1 4' A. ff , l . ., ,- f Q ' ' ,,,, ' A If H " V' , l ip. gg an A W 1-Q3 ' Vggm kk swf I- LH lg" . 2' K I .. 7 l 1 W .ff f W Y? f--e 1 ff n, if . ,wwf v- - "I" 1 1' 7 - V 2 ,ff V fl ,fy YY.. 2 4. ll V ' Q . ' .. L',' fi M , 'avi 1 o f ...ee 1 of 1 ,QM ie, . r .ini V if? A If Y, - KVAV Q el? C I it ' f ,fi W V V I f . , - , , 'M , , 39 e R "f:"'f - " G , , " , I ' f , Q . 'Z , , -. Q 4 ,V I 3 4 i , Y V ty, Williams Workman Zorn Ambrose Ammond Anderson. E. Anderson. M. Baker Bakker Ball Bandock Bennett Bickowski Bluhm Bolema Brewer Bringedahl Brown Brumrn Burley, I.. Burley. R. Burse Campbell Chum Clapp Cloud Cobb Cook Cooper Corpe Crawford DeBard. H. DeBard. T. DeGraves Deilz Durga Duhon Eagles Ecklesdafer Page Sixty-three Edge Edick Elliott Enders Fletcher Fodrocy Fortenbacher. Fortenbacher. Genter George. D. George. I. Glacz Gould Goulet Grecheski Grilles Hammond Hanks Harris Hartman Hendrick Hiler Hilton Holtmeyer Hunter Ianda Ianuska Ienkins Iohnson, E. Iohnson. H. Iohnson. L. Iones Kenniston Kline Klug Knopf Kruizenga Kulcsar Kuncaitus Kushner Larson. I. Lehan Leigh Lein Engle Fekete Felcoski Fischer Franks Gallup Garbrecht Gamer Goetz Goldberg Golliver Goryl Gyebnar Habetler Hall Hamilton Hartsema Hatten Hawkinson Hegedus Hollmeyer Hood Hosko Houck Ieter Iett Iohnson. B. Iohnson. B. Iuhnke Kaiser Kamp Kandalec Kolarik Kolasa Koteles Krol Lal-'ave Lakatos LaMie Larsen. T. Lenoir Leu Lihan Link Page S ixty-four E. . ,,,. 3 , A. We of .Q af' t A . 'Q NM K ... -E ,J 1. r 1 ,Q 1 tm' A 5 .-fi' .zil if ' ,, if A MQ, ue.. X5 'se fFiSfEsf:i:s 11-:fa'2.aa. M4 'ff g . - V txgaivzggiggmr. M295-2,-, ,, it grrt f Q af vu? er .19 1 gi . we wr Y. 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Vida Wait Wamer Wayman White Whitsell Whittum Wierengcr Wilson Wright Wyant Zarimba Baird Baker Bennett Bos Cameron Carpenter Craymer Cook Dikeman Durham Evans Gilmore Kelley Kroeze Lascko LeMieux Penn Ribecky Rosenhaue Schroeder Smth, P. Spaniola Sutter Timmer 1' Vanimans VanPelt Veeneman Verduin Webb Weller Westveer Whalen Wiersma Wilder Williams Williamson Zeckzer Ziegler Sanders Bringedahl Brown Bufka Burqduf Crawford Chingman Crenno Deitz Glover Hargreaves Himelberger Howard Marion Moran Nummerdor Payne Sekeres Sheppard Sipple Smith, I. Trammel Upton VanBogelen VanderWest Page Six ty-six ' Ts ,fl A.tf eww ,- , Q? . ' iff' ' ix? g g,g A - S' " I ' .' ,,, or siis , . W -f'12::-' , W - ' Tf' . ff .zeram W .y - f V, ' fl .fre ,ff -74 'QMM .asf g .. ' f .' fi V' - l 1 in llll .. - - ' f . ' ' .gi iw WA Q Wm? 213, x-V 'fmt' '-:: ' A r fijj iv f : i f - A . -:N f ' vl--. 'xl 2' . 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R Walworih Workman Zeller Zufelt Acker Allmon Alvord Bakker Baxter Becklin Bell Billingsley Borns Bowers Bradford Brannon Buchanan Buii Bullion Burcon Charland Christensen Clark Cohan H M . 'V ' K ' Dasler 5 Wi' B, M 1, Q f Davies ' if ' ,V . lv f T-W A f'f". ,j1-fl iii Dealer 3 ' A' ' Decem ' A - g ' ' V B 5 risk L '+ , L ,- fl F rr r I ' A. J Dick " w 'K -we "' ., N . . WW., . -. ' . - ' W f rg 1 3 B e rl j' 4, Q -" Dimes 2, i' B , 'af J is f rrna B 'Q B D011 Q V, A . A . 52' B 'lv I , Downs ,B 2 'QB ls' - B ,mul B me I V In .A , , N Essenberg 9 M B B e':e B , 1 J, A Evans , 1 if y ' 3 1' ,I , L 35 , . Fekete V 1, Fialek V' I ,W ...,, .iii ,ww 1- W W V Wiergert Wilder Baldwin Barber Bamard Bamhard Bishop Bleich Bolthouse Borgerdinq Bringedahl Brookinq Brouillet Bryant Bums Butler Campsmilh Carpenter Cole Culver Currie Culler DeGraves Dennis Derby, C. Derby, M. Dyke Eberly Echtinaw Ellis Forrest Forsen Fowler Fox Page S i xty-seven ,w 1 Foxx Ghezzi Garber Gilbert Gauthier Gillette Gerwin Givens Gleban Grant Goode Guthrie Goulet Hackney Grammel Hagstrom Hammock Heinalroski Hanson Herbst Hart Hilton Heidman Hinton Holman Iolmson. G. Hurd Iohnson, T. Inman Iohnston lackson Keqlovitz Kendra Larson Xisner Lee Krueger Lenoir Langan Long Looyenqoed McGeehan McCarthy McGill McCauley McPhctll McDowell Mansfield Martin Moeller Matthews Montgomery Mead Nash Miller Newblom Norden Phillips Owens Piper Perkins Powers Peterson Riley Robinson Rawson L Rogers Bunk Roosa Sanbom Rousell Zimmer Sedlar Skocelas. E. Seeger Skocelas, L. Seng , Smith, R. Shelkey Smith. T. Sova Tunis Stauffer Thoma Steenhagen Tobey Taylor Unger Page Sixly-eight L Afgfggg-jg ga f .3 tr' Q ...Y Q5 , fl I! if Q . V? , V: ky h gpg ? if jig fm 3 Y J .g l 4. 4' we Ei .le t , y vit? V' xi ff E f . 7 .ff r e t tw ! :IZA Valuck VanVeelen Veltman Walthers West Whalen Wierengo Williams Anderson Andree Baker Becker Carpenter Ceimer Cooper Dasler Ferris Fischer Fitzgerald Gauthier Harvath Haskins Hemken Herlein Iellery Keniesky Kielt King McGonigle Melin Meyers Morrow Rollenhagen Rudd Sauders Sheldon South Spoelhof Sturgeon VanDinen Ward Warner Warrick Welton Withrow Wohlfard Wolfe Yonkers Bomers Borgerdinq Burton Carlson Dopiel Dudley Elam Essenberq Glacz Greene Hall Hannah Hill Hillstead Hinshaw Ianuska Kresnak Landgraf Langius Loftis Panll Quirk Rambo Retsema Siewert Smith, I. Smith. S. Souser Weller Woodruff Page Sixty-nine 3 1 l f IT'S OUR HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL! ' no ZT RARYL . z : ,- f es I QUIETZE 'P gf of i B P '95 Ewa: N415 ki .H es-ff' ff! .xiii Jw- -ifim " AQ-U!" v 5 0 1.,4f..,, A sv .fsiiiifiii .1 I 1 1 'D Q? -. G. fZ7,E,,bl.J Jf.l,,b.l. J JI ,M VVJJQ1 lla ,safe lfmw -H ' The pride of every Heights High here. Come on, you old grads, W f I E J J 7 ,EJ . l join with us young lads, nfs our Heights High School TSW we cheer! Ram Elsie-ffsllelallff ffl a-e a Rah! Now is the time, boys, to make a big noise, No matter what the h ff'i" i l J PJ O 1 1- 'f' H people say, For there is naught to fear, the gangs all 5' Q ! n 1 M I I here, So hail. Muskegon Heights High, hail! ' M Page Seventy , I' ' ,F WE'VE GOT THE PEP! ft .,: BOOM, CHICKA, BOOM! Boom chicka, boom! Boom chicka, boom! Boom, chicka, ricka, chicka. Ricka, chicka, boom! Sis, boom, bah! Sis, boom bah! Muskegon Heights High School, Rah, rah, rah! VICTORY Victory, victory is our cry! V-I-C-T-O-R-Y Are we in it? We-11, I guess! Muskegon Heights High School. Yes, yes, yes! WE'VE GOT A TEAM We've got a T-E-A-M That's on the B-E-A-M We've got a team that's on the beam. That's really hep to the jive! Come on, Tigers, skin 'em alive! Back Row: Keglovitz, Scheel. Front Row: Demos, S. Ianuska, Wells, M. Icmuskcx. FIGHT LOCOMOTIVE Fight! Fight! Fight! Fight! Muskegon Heights, Muskegon Heights! Fight! Fight! Fight! Fight! Muskegon Heights, Muskegon Heights! Fight! RAH! RAH! Rah, rah, rah, rah! Muskegon Heights, Muskegon Heights. Rah, rah, rah, rah! Muskegon Heights, Muskegon Heights. Rah! GET A BE-FOE Get a be-foe, get a by-foe. Get a be-foe, by-foe bum! Bum, get a rat-trap, bigger than a cat-trap, Bum, get another one, bigger than the other one. Rah, rah, choo, choo, sis, boom. bah! Muskegon Heights High School, Rah, rah, rah! .tw i OH. TO SEE OURSELVES Page Seventy-two 4.- , W, , AS OTHERS SEE US! ..... O U' Page Seventy-t Si E K I ft www: ,Q Z3ii"i5fqQ3Pg2W , -WN, ,qQ, M? mz2w?eFm5 sav:,1sm..V . . Wy gg k ww mqwwgiil , ,Jimmy H-w'Wf71qU511i,f5..v.. ,mm zgmamwvzf, .msg-gg Q,vgigwggigigagiswieaaaWm mkwfggm mam ff, yw ,Www Qs. Wh. ,gm,M35lg,i6 www wghr ,Q Q g 1 h .gl . v 9 , .ff 'f X 1 1' I Q K. 635. iff ff' .Q , , .af "IT'S NOT IN THE BOOKS" t Academic education is an import- ant thing in the life of a student, but, nevertheless, there are many other things in life which go to make for successful living. ln the modern school of 1950, ex- tra-curricular activities comprise an important part ot every student's opportunities. For instance, parties held in the gymnasium ot the school from time to time help to develop the boy and girl socially. ln later lite this experience may, possibly, lead to success. In club meetings the stu- dent gets experience in discussion, quick thinking, speaking in public, and parlimentary procedure-all of which is to his great benefit. Debate, school plays, Work on the school newspaper and yearbook, participation in choir, orchestra, and band, election to Student Council, and membership in all ot the clubs help to teach students how to get along with other people. Courtesy of Smith, Photographer Page Sevenzffy-live STUDENT COUNCIL: VOICE IN GOVERNMENT Frank Bernard, a senior, president of the Student Council during the first semester, was one of the most popular boys in school. He did a splendid job of conducting the meetings. I-Ie had for his assistants, Douglas B. Murray, vice-president: and Carol Sekeres, sec- retary. During the second semester, Frank was graduated and left school, Doug Murray taking over as president. Shirley Newald, a junior, was ap- pointed secretary. Iarnes W. Verduin, civics and economics teacher, served once again as adviser. His faithful guidance is a credit to our school. More space than we have here Would be needed to discuss all of the Council's activities during a year. The 1949-50 Council sponsored all of the football dances, completed the pur- chase of uniforms for the cheer-lead- ers, conducted pep assemblies prior to some of the games, and began a handbook for students. The most sig- nificant action taken this year was playing host to the Student Council representatives of the Southwest Con- ference. To Mr. Iames Verduin, veter- an adviser of the Council, should go much of the credit. A Student Council, however, is never better than the quality of the students who comprise it. Top Row: Valuck, McRoberts, Murray, Fischer, Maclntosh, Daniels, K. Cutler. F rth R : C r t L n H h M r ou ow a pen er, 0 g, ug es, eye s, Craymer, Swett. Third Row: Adviser I. W. Verduin, Plichta, B. Cutler, Mitchell, Premo, Crawford, Mrs. Thompson, adviser. Second Row: George, Eddy, Skok, Baker, Felcoski, Krueger, Newald, Roosa, Franks. Front Row: Ianuska, Gyebnar, Wells, Smith, Cooper, Mathews, Demos, Skocelas. Page Seventy-six SCHOOL PUBLICATIONS: GOOD PUBLIC RELATIONS Iournalism students, all of whom must be seniors and should have a high scholastic average and some talent in writing English, have the responsibility for publishng most of the news about our high school in The Muskegon Chronicle. The Muske- gon Heights Record, The Acorn, and The Oaks. It is a four-fold task and a huge one which requires not only work in class hours but also after school. ' School news aids the school, stu- dent, and community by helping edu- cate the parents as to the kind of work being done in school. School page news is as well read as any news in local newspapers, editors themselves tell us. School news reflects the spirit of the school, encourages activities, pro- motes better understanding with other schools. lt is "tops" in public relations, an important item in modern busi- ness. School is important business today. For the student, it provides an outlet for his talentin English, art, commer- cial work, printing, and salesmanship. It develops in him powers of tact, tolerance, observation, good judg- ment, discrimination. It puts into prac- tice virtues of accuracy, co-operation, initiative, leadership, ingenuity, and responsibility. Top Row: Bowers, Slentz, Kanaar, Pyatt, Steenhagen, Bickowski, Eberly, Kelly, TenHove, Carlson, Neiser, Mr. Murray, Anderson, Pattison, McDowell, Wood. Second Row: Gundersen, McCann, Veldman, Bodnar, Goodrich, Koonsman, Garbrecht, LaRue, Woltz, Robson, Payne, Deitz, Scott, Cooper, McPhal1, First Row: Campbell, Wells, Skiles, Shelkey, Carlson, Grilles, Cutler, McRoberts, Matthews, Schlieve, Iuzniar, Mueller. 1 r Page .Seven ty-seven SUBSCRIPTION SALES Subscriptions ior The Oaks are sold by members of the senior class. R. A. Peterman is the sales and sub- scription advisor. For the campaign there are two teams-girls vs. boys with the losers giving a party for the winners. This year the boys Won the contest by total points. The girl co- captains were Sabra Carl and Mar- cella Koonsman and the boy co-cap- tains were Werner Meister and Iohn Swett. The top salesmen of the class are Harry Weller, who sold 38 annuals, and Ioan Griiies, Who sold 24. Mr. Peterman, Who has been sales advisor since l92l, deserves a "big hand" tor his co-operation. ADVERTISING AND Advertising in this year's Oaks was sold by a group of seniors under di- rection of Principal C. F. Bolt, This project was carried out by seniors who were Willing to take time, usually after school hours, to go out and sell the space. Many were students of journal- ism. The advertisements were sold to various businessmen and industries in this area. Advertising in this maga- zine is far from a "donation". Ads in The Oaks last a lifetime: they are well read: the seniors appreciate them. The Oaks is money Well spent. Seniors soon become adults, which means, to business and industry, pro- ducers and consumers. An "ad" in The Oaks is money Well spent. Top Row: Ostenson, Webster, Weller, Farwig, Pawlak, Widing, Swett, McRoberts, Meister, Cutler, Mr. Bolt. Middle Row: Bodnar, Koonsman, LaRue, Woltz, Cross, Robson, Acker, Matthews, Deitz, Scott. Bottom Row: Mueller, Grilles, Garbrecht, Goodrich, Carl, Smith, Ziegler, Kuzniar, Schlieve, Mr. Peterman, Page Seventy-eight DEBATERS SET HIGH STANDARD The debate team argued its Way through a very successful season again this year, Winning seven of eight scheduled debates. The affirmative team, composed of Ioni Newblom and Ken Cutler, Went undefeated until en- tering the State Regional tournament. lt defeated Kellogg High in the opener but lost to Albion in the semi-finals. Albion Went on to Win the tournament. The negative team, Bob Carlson and Junior Meyers, Won all but one of their scheduled debates. The question Was: "Resolved, that the President of the United States be elected by the direct vote of the people." Prospects for next year's team seem bright. Three of the regular debaters Will be returning to active duty. Cutler will be the only loss. Under the guid- ance and coaching of Miss Iulia A. Royse and E. W. Gillaspy, the Muske- gon Heights teams have always main- tained a high caliber team which ranks high annually in debating and forensic circles. More recently, Mr. Gillaspy has been head Coach. Yet, We could have even better teams if there were still more interest taken in debate. It is a profitable subject, one which teaches students to be alert, to argue reasonably and accurately, to think clearly. Benefits of debate re- main With a student for life. Standing left to right: Robert Carlson, Iunior Meyers, E. W. Gillaspy, Ioni Newblom, Ken Cutler. E Page Seventy-nine RIDDLE ME RICHES The Iunior production ot "Riddle Me Riches," by Anne Ferring Weatherly, under the expert direction of Miss Charlotte Wetteroth, Miss Iulia Royse, Mr. Eugene Gillaspy, turned out to be a huge success. The setting of the play was about an average American family that won 20,000 dollars over the radio program "Riddle Me Riches." A jack-pot full of prizes, which was received by the family, was the reward for the father's witty thinking. The winning of the prizes, a new maid, a visit from a famous Hollywood Star, all lead up to some very confused and hilarious situations. In the end everything turned out for the best. The play was given May 4 and 5, in the Muskegon Heights High School auditorium. Music was furnished by Heights High School orchestra, under the direction of R. Maynard Buck. THE CAST Members of the cast were: Ierry Moeller, Tom Taylor: Ioan Dudley, Ester Taylor: Ioni Newblom, Patty Taylor: Herman Borgerding, Chuck Taylor: Kenneth Essenberg, Bob Calloway: Ioan Harvath, Susie Bryant: Bob Carlson, Ed- mund Davis: lack Keglovitz, Danny Hudson: Marilyn Bomers, Olive Kendall: Iohn Johnson, Rutus B. Hill: Shirley Rudd, Adeline Hill: Iean Smith, Marla Kay: Ierry Billings- ley, Sam Wilson: Iuanita Decrter, Hilda Sorenson: Martin Loitis, Truck Driver. THE COMMITTEES Play Committees were: Publicity-Shirley Newald, Chair- man: Bob Hagstrom, Allan Landgrai, Shirley Sauder: Prop- perties-Iackie Dopiel, Chairman: Lillian Herbst, Peg Mont- gomery, Elizabeth Carpenter: Costumes!Shirley Unger, Chairman: Shirley Veltmen, Elizabeth Carpenter, Avis South, Lucille Culver: Programs-Barbara Martin, Chairman: Ger- aldine Gilbert: Stage Crew-Larry Sterenberg, Chairman: Neil Ruhl, Dennis Femley: Tickets-Hannas Meyers, Ir-, Chairman:Harold McGill, Donna Inman, Beverly Ellis, lack Iohnson, Kermit Warrick, Betty Cooper: Make up-Dramatic Class. Page E zfghty SENIOR PLAY HUGE SUCCESS FOG ISLAND A fog-bound island was the scene for this year's Senior Play. The play was full of suspense and nerve-ting- ling situations. The plot oi the play was about a group of girls stranded on an island over night. On the same island were some criminals holding a man, knowing secrets ot the atomic bomb. In the end everything turned out for the best. The girls persuaded the criminals to give themselves up. The play was held on December 8 and 9, and, under the expert direction of Miss Iulia Royse, Eugene Gillaspy, and Miss Charlotte Wetteroth, was a huge success. 45 tw- ff 'Mt 5 ' A. i gl f A r 5. L S THE CAST Members of the cast were: Glada Reed, Priscilla: Phil Boone, Ierry Martin: Dorothy Bodnar, Mrs. Williams: Bob Cooper, Mr. Williams: Iack Hughes, Sheriff Doolittle: Ken- neth Cutler, Brock: Violet Demos, Hazel Sommers: Mary Lou Ziegler, Mary O'Laughlin: lone Kreuger, Anne Wicliffe: Virginia McDowell, Maurine: Sabra Carl, Iohannah Green. THE COMMITTEES Play committees were: Ushers-Ardis Wells, chairman: Donna Jacobs, Marilyn Veldman, Ioan Schlievet Publicity- Yvonne Pattison, chairman: Emilyn Smith, Charlene Ander- son, Evelyn Workman, Iohn Swett: tickets-Louise Kuzniar. chairman: Carol Teuling, Phyllis Kline, Phyllis Bowers. Marian Meyering: costumes-Lois Scott, chairman: Shirley Hullinger, Betty Kemperman, Claudelle Bollenback: pro- gram fA--f Connie Van Damm, chairman: Pat Lawson, Ianet DeBard: properties-Charlene Anderson, chairman: Paul Nordstrom, Iohn Swett, and Larry McRoberts. Cutler, Bead, Boone I Page Eighty-one FORENSIC CONTESTS INSP Year after year our high school has conducted various speech contests which are held in order that those students who have an interest in this field might have an opportunity to demonstrate their ability. Through these contests students meet the com- petition of other students and other schools, and so develop their talent. There are tour contests: oratorical declamation, d r a m a t ic declamation, original oratory, and extemporaneous speaking. ln oratory the student mem- IRE PUBLIC SPEAKERS orizes a printed selection: in declama- tion he memorizes a dramatic reading: in original oratory he writes his own: and, in the last, he speaks unprepared on a timely topic. The local contest winners this year were as follows: in oratorical declama- tion, Keith Pohl and Marilyn Verduin: in dramatic declamation, Ioni New- blom and Paul Calloway: in original oratory, Aileen Seacat and lack Iohn- ston: in extemporaneous speaking, Kenneth Cutler and Iunior Meyers. Standing: Johnston, Cutler, Meyers, Calloway, Pohl. Sitting: Verduin, Seacat, Newblom. Page Eighty-two LIBRARY CLUB OF REAL HELP TO SCHOOL The library is for use by students in their studies and in doing recrea- tional reading. The girls of the club assist Miss Eleanor Kidwell, librarian, preparing books for the shelves, shelv- ing books, and finding material. The club is limited to 15 who maintain a "C" average, work an hour a day, and are Willing to co-operate. lt allows lf 2 point credit. This club is not all work. It has a social side to it. Every other Tuesday a meeting is held in the school library at 12:30. Parties and dances, the May Top Row: Dopiel, Quirk, King, Bowers. Second Row: Miss Kidwell, Read, Cross, Ambrose, Steele First Row: Freeman, Barton, Pattison, Meyering. tea for mothers and faculty members, provide entertainment. Any girl inter- ested in library science Will appreciate the Work in this club. Officers for the first semester Were: President, Yvonne Pattison: Vice-presi- dent, Carol Sekeres: Secretary, loan Dudey: treasurer, Marian Meyering. Officers for the second semester Were: President, Yvonne Pattison: Vice-president, Vera Freeman: Secre- tary, Emily Barton: Treasurer, Marian Meyering. Club adviser is Miss Elea- nor Kidwell. Page Eighty-three IH5Y:BUILDER OF CHARA "To create, maintain, and extend throughout the school and community, high standards of Christian charac- ter." This motto has led the Hi-Y to under- take many Worthwhile projects this year. Some of these are: the cleaning- up and repairing of a home belonging to an unfortunate family of Greater Muskegon. A Christmas party was given for the underprivileged children of this community at the YMCA Where they were entertained With movies, games, and refreshments. The club also plans to send three youths from this area to Y-Camp Pendalouan this summer. Top Row: Boles, R. Bredin, Pohl, Knopf, Loftis, R. Cutler. CTER Officers of the Hi-Y club this year include: Kenneth Cutler, presidenti Robert Leonard, vice-president, Ierry Brannon, secretary: and Dick Gram- mel, treasurer. Advisors are Mr. Fred- erick Krueger and Mr. Leonard Schre- gardus. Any boy who Wishes to join the Hi-Y club must submit his name to one of the officers or an advisor, and then Wait until he is voted into the group by the membership. It is a national or- ganization sponsored by the YMCA and the school. H-Y representatives convene in Lansing and "run" the state for a day. Third Row: Mr. F. W. Krueger, advisor: Bartrand, Iohnson, Terrell, MacIntosh, Tsaggaris, Bradford, Mr. L. Schregardus. S rrdR 'D sler Mur G1 v M R b rt N d n Ca smith Warr' k D n' I Kerle eco ow. a . ray, o er, c o e s, or e , mp , 1c. cr res, y. Front Row: Lund, Hagstrom, Grammel, Long, K. Cutler, Leonard, A. Bredin, Lee, Moore. Page Eighty-four Y-TEENS GROW IN FRIENDSHIP Top Row: Kaiser, Bringedahl, Hartsema, Veeneman, Sorenson, Herbst, Dopfel, Peliotes, Hamilton. Third Row: Kline, Thome, Dutton, Lein, Scheel, Kruizenga, Gjestrum. Harvath, Verduin, Putman. Second Row: Bomers, Sheppard, Cross, Smith, Habetler, Ambrose, Anderson, Davies, Carpenter. Hartman. Front Row: Wells, Cooper, Clark, Sauders, Bos, Lascko, Demos, Ziegler, Scott. "As a Y-Teen it is my goal . . . to grow in friendship with people of all races, religions, and nationalities . . Becoming friends, helping and work- ing with others, is always on the minds of this large group of girls. ln our own community, the girls worked with the Hi-Y to give a party for 60 grade school children. Under the leadership of Barbara Dasler, they dressed dolls for the Good-fellows. Barbara was the president for the first semester and resigned because of ill- ness. She took first place in the doll contest. To open their field wider, they do- nated money for re-organization pur- poses in Europe. They have a girls' club in England with which they cor- respond, also. Any girl may join this group who wishes to maintain Christian fellow- ship with her fellow classmates "and to grow in the knowledge and love of God." President, Mary Boss: Vice-President, Violet Demos 5 Secretary, Shirley Laskog Treasurer, Shirley Saudersp Advisors, Miss Charlotte Wetteroth, Miss Maxine Pence. Page Eighty-ive FRENCH CLUBNOT ON This past year, the French club has taken an active part in school affairs. Approximately 400 persons attended the all-school dance, "Broomstick Bounce", which was sponsored by the club. It Was a Halloween event, Ierry DaWson's orchestra providing the mu- sic for the occasion. The French club also sponsored a refreshment booth at the football games. Membership in the organization is open to everyone and it is not necessary to speak the French language in order to join. A. M. Courtright is adviser. FRENCH CLUB LYFOR FRENCHMEN Mr. Rene Robert, an exchange teach- er from France, Who taught during the last year at Muskegon Iunior College, spoke at high school one afternoon as a guest of the club. Mr. Robert spoke on the subject of the French schools, and how they differ from ours. Edu- cation there is compulsory until one becomes 14 years old. Money raised during the year was used to purchase French films. Of- ficers of the French club are: presi- dent, Beverly Ellis, vice-president, Ianet DeBardg secretary, Mary Lou Ziegler, treasurer, Sabra Carl, and Mr. Courtright, adviser. Back Row: Cohan, Grant, Riley, Montgomery, Workman, Scott, Mr. Courtright. First Row: DeBard, Ellis, Ziegler, Carl. Page Eigh by-six , f , CERCULO DE ESPANO Spanish club of Muskegon Heights High school has been organized for about five years. This year the club has been very active and busy with a full program of Work and entertain- ment. The first of these projects was a concession stand sponsored during the foofbalT seainfvvlichffwas followed by the sponsoring of a dance, held after the Tiger Second-Muskegon Se- cond football game. After the grid season was over, the club Went into high gear. A program of entertain- ment for T.B. patients was prepared. After this, a party for 18 Mexican children was held. Every one en- L joyed the party, the refreshments, and especially the giving of gifts to the children. Spanish club members purchased flags for the celebration of Pan-Amer- ican Week. Various exhibits were on display around the school during Pan- American Weekj also gg movie, "Travel in CMeirico", provided much interest. Club officers Were: first semester: President, Ken Cutler, vice-president, Shirley Newaldg treasurer, Shirley Rudd: secretary, Marilyn Bomersg se- cond semester, President, Ken Cutler: vice-president, Gloria Clarkg treasurer, Mary Hall, secretary, Marilyn Bomers. Advisor is Mrs. Ruth Kile. Top Bow: Clarke, Carpenter, Smith, Ambrose, Leonard, Premo, Cutler. Third Row: Hanks, Gillette, Harvath. South, Burley, Shepperd, Carlson, Steele lohnson. Second Row: Mathis, Brannon, Cooper, Unger, Dopfel, Hauke, Bran-tm, Hamilton. First Row: Mueller, Hall, Scott, Cutler, Clark, Bomers, Rudd. l I Page E ighty-seven BOOSTER CLUB LIVES UP TO ITS NAME The Booster Club, which is one of Booster Club members participate the most enthusiastic clubs in school, infmUEY CfCtiVitie?- Tgis Y9Cf1"fheY SOM , . re res ments at oot all games, spon- IS formed to help the athleuc depart' sored a formal dance at Christmas, ment. It is reorganized every Septem- and also held a party for new mem- ber and continues through until Iune bers 1OISi fall, and another party this Without accepting new members in Sprmg' In former Years -they have I I I donated money for band uniforms and Feb1'um'Y- Smce OHIY those gms Wlth the bleacher fund, besides doing other at least a B average and 500 gym creditable activities. points are eligible to join, it is an honor b b f h, 1 b I h The officers of the Booster Club this to e G mem er O t IS C u ' ts OWS year Were: Virginia McDowell, presi- that YOU Ure GH above CIVGTGQG STU' dent: Mary Hall, vice president: Mary dent in all your regular subjects and LOU Ziegler. SeC1'9tCfTY5 Sabfa Carl' . . treasurer: and Miss Maxine Cobb, ad- are also actlve in gym. Visor Standing: Garbrecht, Van Damm, Sietsema, Cross, Davies, Grant, Miss Cobb. Sitting: Lee. Hall. Balgooyen, Seng, Brhxgedahl. Page Eigllly-eight ART: A THING OF BEAUTY This year, since the theme of the Oaks is built around the city, the Art Editor and assistants have made an attempt to weave all drawings around school and community life. Art Editor Ioan Griffes was re-elected for the second year. Garnet Keefer, now in the U. S. Navy, was art editor of the l949 Oaks. Both Keefer and Griffes are gifted students and should, if possible, some day continue their art studies. Assistant editors were Mary Ellen Bocsa and Marion Shelkey. The cover design this year is the fine work of senior Ierry Carlson. Others who contributed are Tom Bringedahl and William Sorenson. Back Row: Miss Keillor, Field, Robeson, Kuziak, Williamson, Barton. Front Row: Howard, Sorenson, Hullinger. McPhall, Cooper, Noble. Puppet shows! Posters! School mu- rals! All this is the Work of the art class this past semester under the direction of Miss Kathryn Keilfor. Among other projects accomplished are: placque reliefs, Window paintings, charcoal and crayon Work, and a few oil paint- ings. Art club has been quite active this year. Organized as a social club and Workshop, the 25 members meet every Wednesday with every other week planned for handicraft. Officers of the club are: president, Vivian Sorenson: secrteary, Christina Mclntyrep and treasurer, Shirley Hullinger. Page Eighty-11 me ILL COLE Marr Lakauv 're - success WORKIMN P1lg6 Ninety J' Cum. GUTLER BEST- LOOK :NG qgupszf l SWETT MAYNEWS ensnsua. EOD? MOS? STRIKE UP THE BAND! The marching band, under the direction of Paul Liddicoat, During the fall, it appeared at all football games at home and sifarted the year with a merrrber- ship of 103 students. It proved a source of pride to the entire school. E Page N incty-two awaynznd-at the pepasessions1 held before each game. fNot to mention the little "pep band" Which really did its share.D Color-Guards Lead the Parade Out in front of the band, mark- ing its appearance, are the color-guards. No marching band is complete without the color-guards, who carry the Uni- ted States and school flags and cw the rifles. The concert band, which is about one-half the size of the marching band, presented a Christmas concert and its Second Annual Heights Nite program successfully. Maiorettes Twirl On Familiar to everyone are the high stepping Majorettes who led our band during the march- ing season. These girls exhib- ited some fancy twirling which was received with pleasure by all football fans. In the spring, the band parti- cipated in the District and State Band and Orchestra Festivals, Solo and Ensemble Contests, Holland Tulip Festival, and Spring concert. Page Nirzely-tliree l 4 ORCHESTRA The orchestra, under direction of R. Maynard Buck, is one of the most progressive organizations in our high school. In 1947, there were six mem- bers, four of whom Were seniors. Today the orchestra is composed of 40 members and is a group of which the school has much reason to be proud. It is fast becoming one of the state's outstanding music groups. At the District Solo and Ensemble Festival all string entries from Muske- gon Heights High school received first division ratings, a high honor indeed. In the future, it is hoped that boys and girls in the grade schools Will take up the study of stringed instruments, be- cause only years of practice Will make one eligible for more advanced Work. Music demands hours of study but gives back years of satisfaction to the student. Page Ninety-four 4:1 , A TYPICAL PROGRAM Cornelius March .............. Mendelssohn Dance Macabre .................. Saint-Saens Iunior High Orchestra Merry Widow Waltz .................... Lehar Grade School Violins Lyric Overture .............................. Taylor Rhythmelodic Sketch .................... Dasch Stouthearted Men ...... ......... Y oumans ORCHESTRA CONCERT Romantic Overture .................... lohnson Trio in G ,,,,,...,,,,,,..,,,,,,.,,..,...,,........... Bach Dancing in the Dark .............. Schwartz Russian Sailors' Dance .... Gliere-Isaac Winds That Blow Across the Sky .,,.,,,..,...... Van Goerts Nightfall in Granada ,..............,., Buena Girls' Glee Club The string ensemble of the orches- tra, composed of Bob Thom, Mary Ellen Roosa, Dan Premo, Lois Griffes, Ruth Black, Don Peterson, and Larry DeWitt, has been very active this year. The ensemble presented eight per- formances in all, with several ban- quets among them. Three of the ensemble, Mary Ellen Roosa, Dan Premo, and Bob Thom, are outstanding musicians. All three Won first division ratings at Central Campus last Winter in the Festival. The orchestra gave a fine spring concert this year, their first concert since their "come-back" in 1948. The orchestra also gave a combined or- chestra and a cappella choir concert, and played at other social functions as Well as the junior and senior plays. Fifteen members of the orchestra took part in the first annual Western Mich- igan Orchestra clinic in Grand Rapids. Page Ninety-five Fourth Rcw: P. Iohnson, M. Lohrneyer, P. Keglovitz, P. Carpenter, N. Borns, C. Sekeres, P. Scheel, D. Baker, N. Knopf, G. Iuhnke, I. Essenberg, P. Mitchell, H. Souser, A Acker, B. Webster, G. Clark, M. Meyering, V. Demos, S. Ianuska. Third Row: B. Crermo, D. Bodnar, P. Lawson, L. Griiies, D. Felcoski, S. Newald, M. Bomers, B. Iohnson, G. Reed, M. Kresnak, P. Warnockf C. Van Damm, M. Hall, B. Cooper, E. Smith, M. Melcher, D. Krol, G. Quackenbush. Second Row: M. Ianuska, M. Lee, D. Iuhnke, S. Rudd, B. Kruizenga, I. Billingsley, P. Boulette, M. Camp, B. Swirsky, A. South, M. Hartman, M. Verduin, V. Hartsema, T. Peliotes. First Row: M. Veldman, A. Wells, A. Skok, G. Stuart, I. Smith, G. Muskovin, H. Bartrand, D. Felcoski, K. Miesen, I. Smith, I. Wilson, D. Kelly, L. Van Bogelen, C. Bandock. R. Maynard Buck, director, is not shown in the photo. A CAPPELLA CHOIR Since the a cappella choir was first organized in l943 by the late Mr. Gayle Churchill, it has progressed very far, achieving a high position among choirs in Western Michigan and throughout the state. This year's choir is the largest in the history of the school, consisting of 67 members under direction of R. Maynard Buck. The choir has not only participated in many school activities, but has enter- tained at many community affairs such as the Norge Convention, Teachers Club dinner, and Christmas carols. During the course of the year the choir gave a combined Christmas concert with the orchestra, in addition to the spring concert. Page Ninety-six PROGRAM Part One Emitte Spiritum Tuum ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Ioseph Schuetky Agnus Dei .................... Basil Kalinnikof A Sacred Head .....,....,..,..,,,,,.,.,,,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,, F. Melius Christiansen Gloria .... Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Part Two Lend Thine Ear to My Prayer .,..,.,,,,,,,,,, Alexander Arkhangelsky In These Delightful Pleasant Groves .... Henry Purcell Echo Song ................ Orlando de Lasso Beautiful Saviour ....................,,,..,,..,,,,.,.,, F. Melius Christiansen I Back Row: Carpenter, Brongersma, Bickowski, C. Lein, Schmidt, Warner, Herbert, I. Lein, Williams, Hackney, Warnocki, Posthumus, B. Smith, Riley, George, Williamson. A Front Row: Mr. Buck, director: Burley, I. Smith, Genter, Keglovitz. Hunter, Ienkins, Mitchell, Hamilton, Goode, Campbell, Peterson, Alexander, Vandenberg, Field, Goldberg, C. Williams, Carlson. Pdf' Thfee GIRLS' GLHE CLUB Old Arks A Moverin .......... Noble Caln Song of the Pedler ...........,................... ----- T he choir Was among many which Charles Lee Williams A Violin Singing in the Street ................ Alexander Koshetz Hopsaa ,,..,,,,,,................ Morten Luvaas The Lord Bless You and Keep You ...... Peter Lutkin Ed. Note-The foregoing program of the A Cappella Choir is a typical program of the sort presented by the group at an annual concert. Some of the numbers here published may have been changed in favor of others, at times. The program here represents, in general, the type of music sung and enjoyed. participated at the Holland Tulip Fes- tival, the first annual song festival of its kind. A trip to Grand Rapids and Mt. Pleasant were among the inter- esting features of the Work, for District and State Vocal Festivals. The Girls Glee Club, meeting part time, also has shown progress, doubling its member- ship over previous years. A total of 34 voices now comprise the Glee Club. A part of the club's activity is singing at social functions, assemblies, and other non-social organizations. This year they were among one of the first to sing at the Holland Tulip Festival. Mary Ellen Roosa is accompanist. Page Ninety-seven J 5' in W' ,QM i , ,s . ...wh -aww 5 ,. Q K "M-,,,L K ' -,'tf1:j," , fm M. , ,.V-, W-ww-MWK .V I---5 I ,.Qf,,5hQ,3,.,.. 1 f, . mw- 'fin 'fi -2 "ATHLETICS FOR ALL" ln the eyes ot students and towns- people of Muskegon Heights, sports takes the spotlight Football and basketball are per- haps the most popular, but track, bas eball, tennis, and girls' athletics are equally interestingfg and impor- tant to the school, the participant, and the town. Athletic competition lends morale to the general life of the community and the high school student. Also, it means many hours of enjoyment for the fans. For the players, it means learning to work together with others of all races, nationalities, temperaments, and re- ligions. Athletics is an exhibition of one's physical prowess and skill and en- durance. lt improves mental health of both players and onlookers by supplying wholesome, absorbing in- terest in clean sport. VARSITY FOOTBALL SCHEDULE AND RESULTS The Muskegon Heights Tigers, always a name to be reckoned with regardless of the season, opened the '49 schedule facing former-Tiger Milo Sukup's powerful Grand Rapids Union !Red Hawks on Houseman field. A last minute desperation pass gave Union the Victory 13 to 7. Coach Sukup's boys were good, but not the same caliber as in '48. lt was Grand tRapids Catholic Central High which ran off with the honors last fall, defeating a fighting Tiger eleven 16 to 0 on .Phillips field. A high spot in the game was .Fitzgerald's long field goal. A week later the Tigers journeyed to Holland and again felt the sting of defeat, this time 13 to O. An intercepted pass and a Tiger fumble cost the locals the ball game. The Tigers' first victim was Grand Rapids Ottawa Hills. 'Captain Frank Bernard and Clyde Sneed showed up well and the ln- dians fell 14 to 0. Despite the absence of Quarterback Francis Mitchell, the Tigers gave co-champs Kalamazoo Central a battle they will long remember. The score was Kazoo 6: Heights 0. Muskegon Heights Tigers had a field day in Grand Haven taking the Buccaneers 18 to 0. Bernard, Mitchell, and F elcoski all crossed the Buc goal line for tallies. Pawlak, Daniels, and Sneed starred on the line. Returning to Phillips field the Tigers found it a little harder to beat Benton Harbor. Head Coach O. E. Iohnson, Director oi Athletics: David R. McKenzie, S d Team Football d H d T lc C h' D 1 F'rrne. first team assistant football coach: Larry Schaude, assistant Second Team Football coach and Second Team Basketball Coach. Iack Wiesenburger, assistant varsity coach, former Heights Tiger and University oi Michigan star: Dr. Ralph V. August, team physician and Scholarship donor: H. A. Kruizenga and E. W. Gilllaspy, faculty athletic managers. A Page One hundred THE GAME OF THE YEAR For the first time in half a decade Muskegon's Reds defeated the Muskegon Heights Tiger varsity on the football field. The Muskegon aerial attack was too much for the Tigers. The locals were com- pelled to "spot" the Reds 20 points in the first half. After that, a new Tiger varsity appeared on the gridiron at Hackley stadium. The final score was 20-7. Big Iim Neal, captain of the Muskegon team and an All-State selection later on, proved a stand- out. Frank Bernard and Clyde Sneed were the only members of the Tiger team honored this season. Both received honorable mention by the Detroit Free Press. Although the Tigers experienced a rather VARSITY GRID SCORES Heights Opponents shaky season this past year, local fans and players 7 Grand Rapids Union -- are looking forward to another grid season in 1950. O Grand Rapids Catholic Six regulars are returning: Gauthier, Bailey, Bob Smith, Ghezzi, Johnson, Baldwin. Coach McKenzie's 0 HO11OlI1Cl .-,,.-..---....,,-----.--- fine second team will help holster up the varsity. 14 Grand Rapids Ottawa O Kalamazoo ,.,,......,,...,.. 18 Grand Haven .,... 7 Benton Harbor ,.,,.......... 18 Grand Rapids Creston 7 Muskegon ............,........, Top Row: Coaches Del Firme, lack Weisenburger, and Head Coach Okie Iohnson, Alvord, Farkas, Ray Gauthier, Iackson Long Christenson. Fourth Row: Goulet, Runk, Carpenter, Brouillet, Bailey, Ghezzi, Essenberg, Barnhard, Fialek, Bringedahl. Third Row: Richard Gauthier, Phillips, Campsmith, Craymer, Iohnson, Gilbert, Smith, Norden, Dasler, Baldwin, Billingsley. Second Row: Lynn, Cole, Daniels, Crevier, Sneed, Wyhowski, Steenhagen, McKenzie, Mitchell, Moore. Bottom Row: McKay, Felcoski, Swett, Green, Bernard, Brasher, Pawlak, Emerson, Terrell, Barnhill. Page One hundred one SECOND TEAM FOOTBALL RE-CAP Tigers 12: Union 0. September 17, the Tiger Seconds, coached by D. R. Mc- Kenzie and Larry Schaude, won the first game oi the season 12 to 0 over Union at the Ninth Street fGrand Hapidsl Field. T.D.'s were scored by Crawford and Winicki. Bob Strah was captain all season. Tigers 6: Catholic Central 7. September 23, the Heights Seconds lost a close decision to G. R. Catholic Central 7-6 at Phillips Field. A line plunge accounted for the Tiger score: Catholic made theirs on ct pass. Another few minutes might have resulted in a Tiger victory. Tigers 26: Holland 0. September 30. the Tiger Seconds ran over the Holland Dutchmen 26 to 0 at Holland. Plichta scored twice, Hall once. Patterson blocked a punt and Wright iell on it for a counter. Hall and Winicki kicked the extra points. Tigers 41: Ottawa Hills 7. Friday. October 7, the Heights Little Tigers won over G. R. Ottawa Hills Seconds 41-7 at Phillips Field. Tiger touchdowns were scored by Plichta, Ridgeway, Murray, Pohl, Hall, and Ieter. Tigers 13: Kalamazoo D. Friday, October 14, the Little Tigers defeated Kalamazoo Seconds 13 to 0 at Phillips Field. The touchdowns were scored by Hall and Winicki. Hall converted. Tigers 26: Grand Haven S. Friday, October 21, the Heights Seconds won their third Conference game by defeating the Grand Haven Little Bucs by a resounding 26 to 6 score. Tiger touchdowns were scored by Hall. Winicki. and Ieter. Tigers 32: Benton Harbor 0. Friday. October 28, the Seconds crushed the Benton Harbor Second team 32 to 0 at Phillips field. The Tiger touchdowns were scored by Garland Hall ftwol and Bernard Winicki fthreel. Best play of the game came in the third quarter when Winicki ran 45 yards for a tally. The quarter. backing of Douglas Murray had a lot to do with the victory. Tigers 20: Creston 7. Saturday, November 5. at Phillips field, the Heights Seconds downed their seventh victim 20 to 7. Hall crossed the goal line for a touchdown twice and Winicki once. Tigers 0: Muskegon 13. Friday night, November ll, the Heights Seconds played the Muskegon Little Reds talthough they appeared rather bigl at Phillips field before a crowd of 4,500 fans. The Tigers for the first time were unable to consistently hold onto the ball. Two fumbles deep in Red territory were costly errors. Muskegon scored once on a 55-yard run and once on a long pass. Winicki played an excellent game, com- pleting six of twelve passes. The loss cost the locals the Southwestern Conference Team Trophy. Back Row: Coach Schaude, Frazier, Cobb, Tjapkes, Martin, Knopf, Devenport, Kushner, Coach McKenzie. Fourth Row: Kandalec, Bringedahl, Fortenbacher, Burghuf, Bartran 1, rletcner, macintosh, Matthews, Savickas, Randall, Carlson. Third Row: Hendrick, Gallup, Hegedus, Sadler, Schlatfer, Kotlewski, Hunter, Cameron, Zimmer, Kamp. Second Row: Plichta, Premo, Ladd, Szymczyk, Craymer, Patterson, Wright, Schow, Penn, Moran, Pohl. Bottom Row: Crawford, Wood, Strah, Zeckzer, Marion, Hall, Winicki. Ridgeway, Murray, Jeter, Hosko. Page One lzlmdred two PAUL BAILEY Iuniur-Hnllback ' Ioan swim' Senior-Tackle - EDWARD COLE genius?-Zalfback FRAN MITCHELL SemovQ.m1-ierback 3 3 31" if S' '... 'C-. J-',?'? ' .,.Q31': ":5 'F' DON GHEZZE luniox-Fullbeck A . -I by 1 4 FL A: 'V V C 'gt 'g 2 ' . WAYNE BHASHER Seniox-End-Kicker ww Hx GOBDIE IOHNSON Iuniexffackle N TOM BALDWXN LEROY GRE? luniorfllxckle Seniodnd MAX DRNIEI5 Senior-Guard BOB PAWLAK Senior- End f 2 s 3 5 5 k DAN rsncosm W Senior-Fullback Page One hundred three TIGER CAGERS The Tiger Cagers made no outstanding records this year, but they certainly gained much valuable experience and the admir- ation of every real sports ian. The team, built around LeRoy Green, a senior, and several juniors, Won two games during the regular season. The Tigers drew a bye in the first round oi the Regional tournament. but lost to Kalamazoo by a score of 47-25. Kazoo Central Went on to become a two- time State Champion. Coach O. E. Iohnson, although regret- ting the loss of Green and Robert Long, star seniors, will welcome four regulars back for next year's team: Iackson, Valuck, Moeller, Hall, and Iohnson, lust what combination Coach Iohnson will use for a front line is undetermined. A center to iill Green's place presents just one of many problems. Next tall and Winter, the Tiger basket- eers may come up with cr definite threat to every team in the Southwest confer- ence. ln fact, We predict the Tigers will be winners for Heights High! Varsity Scores Tigers Opponents 39 Ludington .......... .......,. 3 0 33 G. R. Central ........ ......... 4 9 33 Holland .............. ......... 4 4 33 Benton Harbor .,.... ......... 4 4 33 Flint Central ..,.,. ,........ 4 4 39 Midland ,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,, 4 6 30 Lansing Sexton ,,,, ,,,,,,,,, 3 4 22 Grand Haven ....,,,, ,.,.,,.,. 4 7 33 Ottawa Hills .... ,,,,,,,,, 3 6 24 Kalamazoo ......... 44 40 Muskegon ,...., ,.,.,,,., 5 0 39 Holland .......... ,,,,,,,,, 4 3 34 Benton Harbor ., ,,,,,,,,, 37 47 Grand Haven ........ ....,..,, 3 5 29 Kalamazoo .... .,,,,,,,, 5 9 39 Muskegon .......... .,,,,,,,, 5 Z 39 if G. R. Central ........ ........ 4 1 2: Covertimel VARSITY BASKETBALL Back row, left to right: Iackson, Cierlak, Currie, Ghezzi, Coach O. E. Iohnson, Manager Hill, Hagstrom, Christiansen, Manager Lynn, Burcon. Front row. left to right: Long, Moeller, Glover, Iohnson, Green, Holman, Hall, Sheldon, Valuck. I Page One hundred four ALWAYS A THREAT . . Coached by Lawrence CLarryl Schaude, the Muskegon Heights Second team in basketball ended the 1949-50 season with six wins and eight losses. Although this record may not look too good at a glance, IN THE CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM SCORES H ' ht O nevertheless many of these games were 913 S pp-ments 0 close, hard-fought contests which may eas- 20 Ludmgm """" """"4"' 1 ily have swung either way. The Seconds 24 G- R-Cenfffll -'-'---- -A---------- 2 3 showed they had the old Heights Tiger 44 Holland ........... ............ 4 0 fighting spirit. Lacking a "skyscraper", 25 Benton Hnnn.-n .444 i,AA,4A,,,,, 3 5 the -Secondshmaaaged to hold their own 29 Gmc, Haven- ,g-.--.--,,- 39 against muc ta er teams. 27 Ottawa Hills ----My-40 Boys who were most consistent players az Kalamazoo .,... ............ 4 a and scorers I included Captain Douglas 26 Muskegon gyuuyngigy 035 Murray and Iim Ziegler, son of C. P. Ziegler, . 36 Hound 48 physical education director at Central Iun- 37 B i 32 ior High. With these two boys back next en on G' O' 'AA' """""" fall, together with a fine veteran squad, 33 Gmd Haven as """""" 31 and many good looking newcomers, the 20 Kalamazaa -,-----... .---- ..-..a.,.... 2 S varsity next fall may have new life and as Muskegon .,,.,,,.,,,,,,.....,.,,n,. ,.,.,,,,,,,, 3 7 hope 30 Grand Ra ' ' prds Central ...,..,,. .....,,..,.. 2 6 Back row, left to right: Manager DeLong, Zom, Marion, Coach Schaude, Ieter, Penn, Williams, Ziegler, Strah. Pohl. Front row, left to right: Patterson, MacIntosh, Wright, MacMurry. Kroeze. Hunter, Murray, Ridgeway. Page One hundred give Although the loss of Green and Long by grad- uation will be keenly felt next year, Coach O. E. Iohnson plans to build his 1950-51 quintet around the returning seven lettermen. The 1949-50 season was not too successful, so far as the records on the books are concerned, yet the Tiger attack thrilled many a fan on occasions. Page One hundred six GIRLS' PHYSICAL EDUCATION Physical education keeps the girls in good physi- cal condition throughout the year and at the same time provides them with good, clean entertainment. Miss Maxine Cobb is the instructor in soccer, field ball, and volley ball, dancing, and basketball, track and softball, and intramural sports. In other words, there is something going on for every season of the year. Page One hzmdrfd seven 1949 SCORES . . . ON THE DIAMOND The 1949 baseball season proved to be a successful one for Coach "Okie" Iohn- son's diamond squad. The team had an impressive record of 12 Wins and only 2 defeats. Ed Cole, Tiger hurler, pitched a Heights """"""""""L"""' NeWGYgO no-hit game against Whitehall in the se- Heiqhts ,-........ ,,,.,,......... W hitehctll cond ame of the season. 9 Heights North Muskegon i The teglm lost thlfe SouthhVVlestirrC:i Cong . erence c ampions ip on t e 1na ay o Helghts """"" """"""" M uskegon the season when they were defeated by Heights 17 .V..,...., ...... G rand Haven the Kalamazoo Maroon Giants before a Heights 8 ---,------ Benton Harbor large crowd at the Mona Lake dlamond. Heights ....--- Whitehall Doug Iacobsen, a Tiger pitcher for 'three H , ht H H d years received a contract from the Chicago Q19 S """"""" 0 an White Sox on the basis of his splendid Heights .... Grand Haven pitching record, Heights -----"'-- '--'--- S Gini MGfY'S As the Oaks went to press, the prospects Heights ,,,,,,,, Holland f or this year's team were considered good. Heights Muskegon Nine lettermen from lpst year s team were H h N h k returning to f1l near y every position. eig ts ort Mus egon Heights ......,... ......... K alamazoo Back Row: DeLong, Brewer, Hemphill tManagerl, Peterson, Fodrocy, Randall, Bringedahl, McGill, Webb, Bowers, Gallup, McKnight. Third Row: Retsema, Zorn, Premo, D. Lynn, Fletcher, Kotlewski, Ridgeway, Shlafter, R. Lynn, Zimmer, Brant. I Second Row: Christensen, Murray, Policha, Phillips, Gilbert, McRoberts. Meyers, D. Gauthier, Maclntosh, R. Gauthier, Winicki, Coach Iohnson. First Row: Goulet, Moeller, Bunk, T. Smith, Brouillet, Ghezzi, Ecklesdaier, Campsmith, Moore, Barnhill, P. Smith, Kandalec tManager.J Page One hundred eight AROUND THE TRACK . . . The Heights thinclads under the coaching of D. R. McKenzie com- pleted a successful season in 1949. The team defeated Muskegon for the second time in two years and the second time in the history of the schools. They also defeated Grand Haven, Fremont, and Holland in dual meets. They Were second in a Quadrangular meet with Kalama- zoo, Holland, and Allegan. They also finished second in the Region- als, With all the South Western Con- ference track teams participating. Coach McKenzie also sent boys to the Central State Relays at Mt. Pleasant, the South Western Con- ference and Grand Rapids school meet at Kalamazoo, and the state finals at Lansing. X V X W 1949 TRACK RESULTS l. Quadangular at Allegan with Kal- amazoo, Allegan, and Holland. Heights finished 2nd, 2. Grand Haven Dual meet. Heights won. 3. Fremont Dual meet. Heights won. 4. Muskegon Dual meet. Heights won. 5. Holland Dual meet. Heights won. 6. Southwest Conference vs. Grand Rapids schools at Kalamazoo. South- west Conference won. 7. Triangular meet at Holland' with Holland and Benton Harbor. Heights won. 8. Central State relays at Mt. Pleasant. 9. Regionals at Kalamazoo. Heights 2nd. 10. State meet at Lansing. Back Row: Hendrick, Plichta, Wood, Miner, Bartrand, Schow, Tucker, Kesteloot, Essenberg. Forsen, Marion, Pohl. Second Row: Kamp, Bailey, Bickowski, Ieter, Robinson, McMurray, Holman, Hall, Chingman, Patterson, Langan, Evans, Coach Mc- Kenzie. Front Row: Mitchell, Bergklint, Carlson, Sterenberg, Calloway, Kesteloot, Felcoski, Terrell, Leonard, Becker. Landgrai, Baldwin.. t l t Page One hundred nine . . . ON THE COURT Although the 1949 tennis season was not the most successful one in history, never- theless Tennis Coach Del Firme considered it successful from the standpoint that it provided experience to a host of juniors and sophs. Coach Firme believes that with the return of eight lettermen, and the fine A N, early showing of some sophs, that the 1950 N, Heights tennis team will be the "team to f' j beat" when the season starts. - X K , , , , 0. 1 Tennis 1S a game which requires years 'gt t of experience in order to produce winners. 1 of leisure and relaxation only. This is con- It appears, on the surface, to be a game Q ,N g wt trary to its nature, however, for tennis is a "tough" game as Coach Firme, who also quires stamina, endurance, alertness, cour- age, power, and ability-the same as in any other sport. Boys who wish to "make" the high school team should start early, in grade school perhaps, or at least in junior high. As in golf and baseball, a beginner has a difficult time. . I Ax I . l coaches football, can tell you. Tennis re- li fl i t l Front Row: K. Cutler, Grammel, Bredin, Long, Moore. V Second Row: Dahlem, Carlson, Boles. Mauch, R. Cutler, Tcxlmadge. Back Row: Tsagguris, Hartman, Corpe, Miesen, Fortenbacher, Coach Firme. Page One hundred ten If 11:'w."rwrMf1-QFSXI X fi. 5 . ,iw ,." , QM-xx, ,.,.., Z J-Mwfw: ' ' .ZAA , K. I I' ' --5. 1 g f .X K .,L-iffy' - M Si . X g..f"" i ff? NM Q if :sq A Advertising Production ........................ All Steak ......................Y......................... American Coil Spring Company ........ American Grease Stick Company ...... Anderson Packing Co., Inc. .............. .. Arbor Floral ...........,.,,........................... ' B Barberini Food Market ...... ........ Bell, Lloyd Realtor .,.Y....... ...-..,, Belton Realty Co. ...,,......,.... ....... . Bennett Pump Division .......... ,....... Biltmore Columbia Studios ..... ........ Bluhm Bros. ............,.,............... ....... . B and M Texaco Service ...... ........ Boelkin's Super Market ...,....... ........ Boyd Auto Sales Company ..... ........ Brauer Service ...........,..,...,........ ......,. Brickner-Kropf Machine Co. ..,.. ...... . Browne Morse Company .,.... v...... . Brundage Cut Rate Drugs ...,... ........ Brunswick Co. .....,..,,.....,........ ....... . Budd's Iewelry ,............,...... ........ C Camera Shop ............................. ........ Campbell, Wyant 6 Cannon Foundry Co. ,........,...,...... ....... ....,.. . Carl's Grocery ...,.............,...... ......., Centrilugal Foundry ....... ........ Clippers ...,,,.........,.,,....... Cobb Hardware ........ ....... Coca Cola ............... Cole's Bakeries ........,... ........ Commercial Press ......,..., ........ Consumers Power Co. ...... ....... . Continental Motors Corp. ...,,. ....... . Cooper's Flower Shop ...... ........ Coscarelli ......................... ........ Crevier Electric Co. .... ....... . D D G C Stores, Inc. .,,........ ....... . Damm Hardware Co. . ...Y ...... . . Dana Printing Co. .,........ . Daniels Co. .........,................ ....... . Danigelis Food Market ........ ........ Dawes 6 Son Florists ........ ........ Dendrinos 6. Sons ........... ........ Derby's Market ...,.............. ........ Diamond Ice Cream Co. .... ........ Dion Service .......,........... ........ E Economy Hardware .......... ........ Embassy Beauty College ...... ........ Emil's Food Market .,.......... ........ Enterprise Brass Works ........ ........ F Fischer Coal Co. ............ ....,.. . Fitz Iohn Coach Co. ....... ....... . Francis Iiroch Co. .................. ....... . Frank Lockage's .................................. Fredrick's Lumber Company .............. Friend .,....................................... ........ Fritz the Druggist .................. ........ Page One hundred twelve ADVERTISING INDEX G George's Moving G Storage ............. , George's Restaurant .,......,,,,,..., ,,.,.,,, Grant Supply Co. .................. ...... . H I-Iackley Union National Bank .......... Hahn Drug Store ...,,.,,........,,.............,.. Hall Electric Co. ..,...................... ....... . Hansen's Dairy. Bars ..,......,.........,...... 1 . Hansen s Dnve Inn ,........,..,.....,,,........, Harwood-Nelson Wearing Apparel .. Heights A.A.A. Garage ,..................... Heights News 6 Soda Bar .,,,,.,,,....,..., Hobby's Heights Radio ..,.,. .,,..... Home Service Gas Co. ..,.,. ...... . Hoppe's Super Market ....., .,..,,, Hosler s ........,................,.,........... .,,,,,. Hostess Hamburgs ,,,.......,,,.,,,,,,,...,...,,,, Hunter, Alfred I. 6 Company ........,,,. I Indeco Ingraving ,,,,,, ,,,,,,, I Iohn's Super Service ......,,.................... Iunior High-Barber Shop- Beauty Shop .............,..,..,.,.. ....,... K K 6. M Restaurant Steak House ........ Krause's Men's and Boys' Wear ...... Krautheim Iewelry ,........,..,................. L Lee Funeral Home ,.... .... Lee 6 Son Hardware ..... ........ M Malvin's Iewelry .................................. Manning, Maxwell G Moore Co. ..... . Martin Coal Co. ...........,....................... . Meister's Feed Store ...,........................ Melody Manor Music Shop ................ Meyer's Service .................................... Michigan Associated Telephone Co... Mickey's Shoe Shop ............................ Mooracre Dairy .................. ........ Morrell, George ...............,...... ........ Morton Manufacturing Co. ....... ....... . Mum Bros. .....,....................... ....... . Muskegon Auto Theatre ......... ........ Muskegon Federal Savings and Loan Association ......... ........ Muskegon Heights Record ....... ........ Muskegon Savings Bank .................... Muskegon School of Business ............ Muskegon Screw Works Inc. .......,..... . N National Lumberrnan's Bank ............ Norge Division ...................................... O Occidental Hotel .................................... Ottice Machines Sales 6 Service ...... P Parmelee's Iewelry .,.,............... .. Parsons Department Store ....... .. Patterson Press ,...,...,,,,......,,., , Patterson's Grocery .......... .. Peerless Plating Works ,,,,.... .. Peterson Coal Company ,...,.,,.,,,., Phil's Soda Bar and Grill ...,.,,..,., Pink Elephant Restaurant .,,......... Port City Candy and Tobacco Co Port City C. I. O. ......,,. ,....... .......... . Puhalski's Food Market ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Pyle Pattem Manufacturing Co. Q Quality Aluminum Casting Co. .. Quality Beverage Company , ...... . Quigley ,..,,,,,,,.,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,, R Reid-Graft Corp. ...,...... . Remwolt Cleaners ,....... .. Robinson Auto Sales ..... .. Rolladrome ...,,,..,,,,..,,,.,, ,, Ruiter Bros. ...... .. S Sanitary Dairy Co. .,.... .. Schlossman Theaters .....,. .. Sealed Power Corp. ...,... .. Shaw-Walker ,,,................ .. Simpson's Drug Store ..... .. Smith, Fred F. ,......,..,,., .. Smith, Hubert H. .,........ ,. Snowhite Bread ......,......., ., Socks Sabin Cleaners .....,...... .. Square, The ..............,,,.............. .. Stariha. Frank, Real Estate ..... .. State Cafe .,.............................. . Steenhagen's ...................... ,, Sutton's Pharmacy ......... .. Swensen Monuments ...,... .. T Terry's ..........,,..........,............ . Tourcotte .................,.....,.......... . Tri-City Glass G Paint Co. ....... . V Vandervelde s .............. . Vicker's Soda Bar ........ . Victory Pattern Shop ..... . Vista Gnll ...................... . Voss Hardware ..... . Votaw's Radio ........... . W Westem Michigan Frozen Foods, Inc. .....,........................... . Western Michigan Outboard ...... West Shore Printers ...........,..... . Whittington's Barber Shop ..... . Williams Meat Co. ................ . Windatt-Pontiac ................... . Y Yeager's Barber Shop ....... . Youth Haven ................... . 45? -HE' jiri 51 .5. S .1 .,,., ,::,:, :::1 4:-.2515 :A ggf:1gz5s2sfa5s5ags525i1 -se :gi 553532 " 1552255 'Efj'fI,'f , , l i-lla? 5 rfsffis2z2:izis21is5 H 1, x-4.3:-:-. .I::.I:E:E:5?:EE5E5?3j . -: - ,315552552Efzgififiilfiilfl Ijfil' , .,,,. ,A.. . V, 3521152525152E'f'1'f'1':' 5 - . l ,.i:'gag5: ,ii. .a,1..:w.:: :., ,ggiig-A-1:11. I , 1 ' " ' .,:1.,,1.,,a -.mesa-.eww y 'aaw h t -' 1 -1 If" '--':'rfff12' -- in 'EEE-EJ S 'lk 'tif'f"1m"'.""":'f - :+A A.--Q 1-1,E-:iszr:q:-gr--1, 'ff-' .: - SESEIE-E E' :5.,., ,:, Q" 3 3:: g,f'7i- -1 .?g,w 1 ,Q, Q ff I ., . : 51, ' 5Si i5 i : g? Q :: 5f: - . G i f 'fr ,IQ- 1- :- : y3g55,, "S5!1:'- l . 7 , A-.15151252525212,35252g2:::1'f'f-1-2'f5fE5E51 , '1 5353 ,S -252' -- ongratulations to the Class of 1950 We appreciate the fact that the graduate of today is the home- maker of tomorrow. You are entering a phase of life that will have much to do with your future happiness. Your home and its environment will lend greatly to this happiness. I Let us assist you in having a well furnished home -in style, beauty and comfort. Consult our Home Decorating Staff and enjoy a correctly fumished home at money-saving prices. I Cl1fld81f'U2ld8,S FURNITURE COMPANY BROADWAY AT FIFTH Page One hundred thirteen Smffolz 75 gakarmacy Complete Prescription Service CRUTCI-:Es - TRUSSES - SUPPORTS " cam 6-Wefecf 4-704 Jfealffz " Pllllllilf 5 -2 .2 S6 lOl West: Broadway Muskegon Heights, Michigan GLENDALE SCHOOL WAS CONSTRUCTED IN 1910. OUR BEST WISHES FOR SUCCESS TO THE CLASS OF 1950 KRAUSE'S Men's and Boys' Wear Shoes for Every One 37-45 East Broadway Muskegon Heights Compliments of B L U H M B R O S . Super IGA Market "The Best Food Values In Town" FREE PARKING 7-9 W. Broadway Next to Hackley Union Bcmk FREDRICKS LUMBER CO. Behind the City Hall Phone 3-2106 Muskegon Heights, Michigan Page One h undred fourteen SCHLOSSMAN Compliments of PATTERSON PRESS THEATRES if O MICHIGAN TRY Us FOR OUR CRAFTSMAN REGENT QUALITY OF PRINTING STATE STRAND T' O MUSKEGON - HEIGHTS Phone 2-5335 2232 Getty Street WE HAVE ORTHOPEDIC TRA NING A T ROOSEVELT SCHOOL. Compliments of Compliments of D I 0 N 1, S E R V I C E S T A T I O N ' A -A A ' BRTCKNER-KRQPF Sixth and Broadway MACHINE Phone 3-5497 Muskegon Heights COMPANY Page One hundred fiftee SHAW - WALKER SE LLS ITS "Time Engineered Products" IlI!lI'IlDI1IK'lllf 16' Branches 400 Dealers The Best Known Trademark In Gffice Equipment DANIEL UPTON SR. WAS FIRST CITY CLERK. 59 years of Service EHTIIS Complete Fund Store Delivery Service CoIes Bakery Department Frozen Food Department Complete Dairy Department Modern Grocery Department Refrigerated Produce Department Frozen Meats PECIK Al' llll0,4ll IVAY O hdd Congratulations and our Best Wishes to the Class of l95O Norge Division oi Norge Machinery and Products Division Compliments of MOORACRE DAIRY Cash and Carry Milk Store 1305 HOYT STREET ICE CREAM AND LUNCHES Congratulations to the Class of 1950 GEORGE MORRELL CORPORATION SHERMAN BOULEVARD PATTERSON'S Grocery and Market QUALITY SERVICE 1638 Seventh Street Phone 3-2348 OUR FLOWERS ARE ALWAYS GREENHOUSE FRESH ARBOR FLORAL CO. 24 Years of Dependable Service 1222 Peck Street Muskegon, Mich. SIX GRADUATED FROM HE GHTS HIGH SCHOOL IN 1912. Compliments of ADVERTISING PRODUCTION 1428 Peck Street Muskegon Heights Compliments of VOTAW'S RADIO ELECTRIC SERVICE 1435 Peck Street Phone 32-8575 Michigan l CONGRATULATIONS MYEE5 SERVICE General Repairing - CLASS OF 1950 WILLIAMS MEAT CO. Brake Service Phone 32-7475 60 Lincoln Avenue Muskegon Heights, Mich. Page O ne hundred eighteen HEIGHTS A.A.I-L. GARAGE Lyman Brown - Otto Schatz 24 Hour Wrecker Service Repair Service 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. PHONE 3-2268 1427 PECK STREET Congratulations to the Class of 1950 Cl lil U Cl MAY YOUR FUTURE BE SUCCESSFUL El Cl LLOYD I. BELL Realtor CITY HALL STANDS ON LAND PURCHASED FOR S350 IN 1903. PHEERSQEJDA BAR CENTRIFUGAL an FOUNDRY COMPANY Yes, it's the same friendly spot to stop at noon, after school, or after that evening social event. Easy to reach at a New Location . . . 527 PECK STREET lFormer1y Frozen Goldl CONTROLLED QUALITY CYLINDER SLEEVE and PISTON RING POT CASTINGS Castings in a Fully Mechanized Plant and Metallurgical Control Page One hundred nineteen Congratulations to the Class of '50 "aaa a fail? life, Zag Snaahbfe " ABOUT 4,165 STUDENTS ATTEND HEIGHTS SCHOOLS. A person is judged by the clothes he wears. Give your clothes that New Look! SUCKS SABIN CLEANERS IIIKQIIIIIKZQY AI- I.lf1lllY Sflllflil' . . . Orclerless Cleaning We're set up to serve your every cleanning need. C 0 N G R ATULATIONS Detrex lldorless Process C L A S S 0 F 1 9 5 0 Free Pick-up and Deliverq Service Socks Sabin Ciass of 1934 Phone One I d ed twenty IVIUSKEGCN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS THE FRIENDLY scHooL We can train you for a local office position, for a Civil Ser- vice position, or to operate your own business. CAIJL 22-551 fill! IIllf0IlNlt1ll'l0Ill Approved by the State Department of Public Instruction, and a member of the National Council of Business Schools. L. L. TYLER WAS SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS PRIOR TO 1928. HOBBY'S HEIGHTS RADIO APPLIANCES TELEVISION 1234 Peck Street Muskegon Heights, Michigan Compliments of STEENHAGEN'S FoodMarket QUALITY SERVICE STORE FREE DELIVERY SERVICE Phone 3-2051 131 E. Summit Ave. I Qualihg Beverage Cu. Page One hundred twenty-one STATE CAFE 1237-39 Peck Street Muskegon Heights One of the Oldest and Leading Establishments in the Heights Compliments of EMIL'S FOOD MARKET A Quality Service Store Quality - Service - Courtesy Is Our Motto Phone 3-2041 100 E. Hovey Ave. HOPPE'S SUPER MARKET I.G.A. SELF-SERVE HUBER1' H. SMITH CASH AND CARRY GROCERIES AND MEATS 273 E. Broadway Phone 33-3434 Packing Company FIRST OFFICIAL HOMECOMING CELEBRATION WAS HELD IN 1940. Compliments of a FRIEND DRAPERIES SHADES R. J. QUIGLEY 1 039-1 041 Peck Street Phone 3-2425 CURTAINS VENETIAN BLINDS FISCHER COAL CO. 1957 Commerce Street Opposite Inter-State System DISTRIBUTORS OF WHITE OAK Dial 2-2965 Page One hundred twenty-two Compliments ot VIS T A G R IL L VOSS HARDWARE SPORTING GOODS PAINTS - GLASS Muskegon Heights. Michigan 543 Peck Street Phone 2-5460 Compliments of I PEERLESS PLATING CLEANING AND GLAZING - STORAGE FRED F. SMITH EXCLUSIVE FURRIER WORKS RELINING - REPAIRING - REMODELING Phone 3-2489 PHONE 3-8470 608 W. Broadway 2554 S- GETTY Muskegon Heights, Michigan POPULATION OF MUSKEGON HEIGHTS IN 'I890 WAS 300. MEISTERIS STOKERS-OIL BURNERS FEEDS u- SEEDS MARTIN COAL CO. FERTILIZERS Dependable Fuels ALL KINDS OF DOG FOODS 1500 Peck Street Phone 3-2417 Home Insulation 576 E. Broadway Phone 3-2026 PRESCRIPTIONS . Comphments of BRUNDAGE CUT RATE D 6: C STORES' INC. DRUG STORE 5? DRUGS 51.00 FOUNTAIN LUNCHES Comer Peck and Broadway Muskegon Heights - Phone 3-2444 Headquarters for all School Supplies Page One hundred twenty-three P BANKING THA'1"S BUILDING GREATER MUSKEGON Complete Bank and Trust Service GREATER MUSKEGON'S LARGEST BANK I THE HACKLEY UNION NATIONAL BANK MUSKEGON MUSKEGON HEIGHTS ROY J. MILES, PRESIDENT CI1'Y SUPT., WAS NAMED IN 1933. Jim Ha11sen's Drive Inn East Brnadwaq at Eettg Street Richardson Root Beer . Hamburgs - Hot Dogs - Malteds age One hundred twenly-four fri-Qify gfass cuzJ Qbairzf 80. Phone 52-752 7 5-1184 Plate Glass - Furniture Tops Wallpaper - Mirrors - Paint I WE nlillvliln 105 West Broadway Muskegon lleight I HEIGHTS WAS SERVED BY 11 CITY CLERKS FROM 1893-1937. l'he Brunswick -Balke - Collender Colnpan EXTENDS TO THE I IIIIII - CEIKIIIUIHY CIEQSS ITS BEST WISHES FOR I SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS . k An Honored Name In Muskegon For 44 Years Y g O h d cl twenyf Congratulations CERN G R A D U A T E S , ,O+02i,,,,,,,Vf YOUTH HAVEN "Unc1e Morryu Mil :uw MAURICE A. CARLSON QL eq Q Graduate of "33" 'W' """' no UNIQUE Munn A Cues as cv Youwn Hnv 9 0 Bon 75 Mun A I I af Q Et X X , H ' fl 6 ' o ON D' B Outrfutn on Luci GREAT Wsaxs 51 mm us X X 'B Qsbss X 0005 Q0 5 ost" de at - . K Q , Dm: on KN . 4 I IG N "Remember thy Creator in the Days of thy Youth" Ecc. Ill MR. C. F. BCLT HAS BEEN PRINCIPAL FOR 29 YEARS. Heortiest Congratulations to the I Compliments of Class of 1950 ' MICHIGAN EARBERINI Foon ASSOCIATED M ARKET TELEPHONE I CANDY POP MAGAZINES 'I'I4 E. Broadway Page One hundred twenty-six 1950 GRADUATES R E I D - G R A F F CORPORATION OUR HEARTIEST CONGRATULATIONS . . . plumbing "Your future is our future" . . . heating So please continue to . . . . . ventilating , , , meet me qt "ALiI.STEAK!" ELGIN H. SUTTON. 1417 Peck Street P . roprxetor Phone 33021 ' Class of 1924 TRACKS HAVE SEPARATED MUSKEGON AND HEIGHTS SINCE 1917. CARS - FORD - TRUCKS Your Choice of Either a Six or an Eight BOYD Auro SALES COMPANY 1100 Peck Street Muskegon Heights, Michigan ENTERPRISE BRASS WORKS I Manufacturers of PIumber's Brass Goods BRASS BRONZE AND ALUMINUM CASTINGS Muskegon. Michigan Page One hundred twenty-seve Congratulations to the Senior Class "Nothing gets out of hand more quickly than a kid's allowance." Shannon Fife The National I..umberman's Bank MUSKEGON'S OLDEST BANK Western Ave., Between Jefferson and Terrace Street Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation ELECTRICITY WAS FIRST USED IN HEIGHTS IN 1886. QOIAPWV 2' mini' QRON ffl BRAVE Vx-ETE FII-EI G2-7' 'A' WWW :Lf ? 3-'Zi 2?- ICE EQUIPNIENTW lil? ll l 1 2 In B om ES Iii -7 'E ' R tow 1, 'j ' Z I X X - gl f 5 , T' I 1" Zi 1 I F- f 5 l 'A-lui, E ,- BRO ' OFF 1? Manufacturers of Steel Office Equipment and Filing Supplies for 4l years Browne-Morse Company Makers of' Bling Cabinets and Supplies Muskegon mich. Page One lzimdrefl tzventy-eigltt Congratulations from W ff x' I II , I , r"-QUUU ,E ' 4igmIiwi-4m:o:Q?.fffI I J I If I , A Y 1 -7, b 'AN,-V Q . ROLLER SKATING AT ITS BEST MONA LAKE PARK PHONE 33-2I96 MUSKEGON REDS DEFEATED TIGERS FIRST TIME IN FOUR YEARS. Pure .1 1- - v,-:laik 6 PGS H1611 fa Buy it fl'0lIl "QQ: if .,,..,. ' f K Lx" E"' T - 1' ghggf' i '-,VA , I 1135 X NW ,?,: ' , A A ' -- ' .': , 5' 'ZfI- ,F ' favorite dealer - , MIIIIK REGISQEGEL -W 320 P1112 51112 HI I S2115-f' 0 ,... 3 4.., A.:f,. Qs' I In J? COCA-COLA BOTTLTNG CO. X " N- .1 I X - - Br'-P:6k"' X 5. 5 X f Q f Q XI II I3 5-Eff ..'- X, T A H, In rl t fv,c,, 1,' A-' 3 I ,U:v...:: TR -ui' f I1'i 'f-Sp f? -H I 'F35"'f .ZSI WIDE f , ,. I. is g Q X , ':' "A' " "ff if ff VK'I E! T X A sn ' I LIL Wgis... P g O h d' d twe ty L I DISTINCTIVE GIFTS B E S T STATIONERY WIS H E S BOOKS F R O M OREETINO CARDS S FOR EVERY + OCCASION ' . MANNING. MAXWELL 6. MOORE, INC. ' Q . . THE DANIELS CO. 360-66 W. Western Ave. O MUSKEGON MICHIGAN MORE THAN 2,000 STUDENTS ATTEND SCHOOL DANCES IN '49-'50, A. KRAUTHEIM Quality Jewelry Since 1887 329 W. Western Ave. READ ALL OF THE HOME TOWN NEWS IN THE ' MUSKEGON HEIGHTS "RECORD" 60 E. Broadway Recordings by Your Favorite Artists SALES A NIELODY MANOR LINCOLN - MERCURY MUSIC SHOP Sales and Service 1200 Peck Street- Heights Phone 3-2903 36 East Broadway Muskegon Heights. Michigan VIC. OPALEK BERT HANIS, PROPRIETORS Page One 1I1I11dI'ed thirty WESTERN MICHIGAN IF YOU DON'T KNOW THE ANSWER DONT WORRY Q 0 Q CAI-L HUME SEHVIUE - GAS UU- A phone call will bring that recipe you may have forgotten or heard about but can't find. We have hundreds of recipes on file. Our phone is 2-6001 . May we serve you? THIS IS ANOTHER SERVICE OF YOUR GAS CO. DR. NAISMITH "INVENTED" BASKETBALL IN 1891. Compliments of GEORGE'S RESTAURANT A GOOD PLACE TO EAT 1232 Peck Street Muskegon Heights, Michigan FROZEN FOODS, INC. Distributors of CEDARGREEN FROZEN FOODS d SNOW CROPQEIROZEN FOODS Phone 24-9473 119 E. Muskegon Ave. Muskegon. Michigan - BICYCLES - ROLLFAST - SCHWINN - COLUMBIA BICYCLE PARTS AND REPAIRING HIZZER M T BIKES W o on SALES AND SERVICE GRANT SUPPLY CO. 7 E. Center Street Phone 3-2464 Muskegon Heights, Michigan DANIGELIS FOOD MARKET All Kinds of Beverages to Take Out OPEN NIGHTS 1230 Peck Street Muskegon Heights Page One lzundre d thirty-one QMWMWM Za Me Qmfmza of 050 ztcvsfvs.. aa ' - ---,Sf:-.3-.,'-:-1,.,:, ., A :?Q'?I'5'Ee, W w I " www bww f 4--w .- + 1-.w,,5.-iff? 41- , .- f,.,., 4' 1:Qf:::z:ss:1'::wsg:'-a:,:ax:'2as--2-2-efe.-3.. --ue 1:5 ' TPR. . 'fy ' .EE f . Q ' , 4, - ' 2:-'4 -11aw..y .3 - .. ,.fr5fz14s:2x:x:g3:1:5:55:xS923':f'f:2:2:x-911: ffm musxssows smssr srons FQ!! MEN AND IOYSE " 34' '..f:3Z5:7:7fxf'-" " "Wk - "-ZH:-:gg N - - .:'12222f: -me .5431 -gk .9-in:-n ' :"9!vcM :1 39206 ' gk,,,fg:3:l:1:1: THE OLD FIRE BELL WAS REPLACED WITH A MODERN ALARM, 1949 The Best Malteds and Frenchburgers in Town HANSEN'S DAIRY BARS 1025 Peck, U.S.16 at U.S.3l, Broadway at Park lllakers of Pure and Better Ice Cream Sundaes - Sodas - Malteds - Hamburgers Page One lnmclred fhirty-two Congratulations to Class of 1950 UCCIDENTAL HOTEL 1 CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATE Uffice Machines Sales Xi Service Ile. CORNER APPLE AND WOOD STREETS PHONE 24-8463 M U S K E G O N WorIcI's No. I Typewriters Headquarters for Royal Typ e w r i t e rs See? M3593 4 4 4 nom Ponrnem PHILLIPS FIELD WAS BUILT BY WILLIAM PHILLIPS Cougratulatious And Best Wishes To The Graduates Oi 1950 .Bemzeff Qgamp Qivision JOHN WOOD COMPANY Muskegon, Michigan f Who ? ? 3. KEXQCO What ? ? Teacher's Pet Teacher's What ? ? Service TEACHERS PET SERVICE STATION AND YOURS Too, IF YOU'LL GIVE Us A TRY! BOB MOORE, OWNER PHILLIPS FIELD WAS FLOODLIGHTED IN 1941. Compliments of the Nmefzlccm CIM! 6U Pg o h dedthir When You Modernize Your Home Whether You ' Remodel ' Redecorate ' Add a room or Wing ' Streamline the Kitchen and Laundry ' Make Repairs Take full advantage of Electric- ity's contributions to Modern Liv- ing through Adequate Wiring . . . All the light you want when and where you want it, efficient operation of your appli- ances and electrical equipment. ,vw CONSUMERS POWER CO. Always - At Your Service - All Ways MURN BROS. MURN BROS. GARAGE GULF SERVICE 131 I Peck St. 6440 Airline Rd Muskegon Hts. Fruitport Phone 3-2327 Phone 3-5665 GENERAL OVERHAULING MOTOR TUNE-UP. EXPERT BODY WORK AND REFINISHING MR. BOLT WAS PRINCIPAL IN BISMARCK, N. D. Your Savings are Invited MUSKEGON FEDERAL SAVINGS and LOAN ASSOCIATION First Street near Western Compliments of ECONOMY HARDWARE QUALITY HARDWARE AT MODERATE PRICES 1315 Peck Street Phone 3-2273 ALFRED HUNTER THE CAMERA SHOP 6: INCORPORATED Jobbers of ' Photo Finishing PLUMBING, HEATING 8x MILL SUPPLIES 1818-1838 Henry St., at Laketon ' Photo Supplies ' Greeting Cards MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN 1235 PECK STREET Page One hundred thirty-six Puhalski's FeedMarket r r Joe Puhalski e Growing With Greater Muskegon ,,, VICKER'S SODA BAR Hand Packed and Machine Packed Ice Cream Hours : 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Sunday Hours :11:00 a.m.- 11:00 p.m. 'IIKY 0Ull Illlllllil Dlfllflfllg 1240 Sixth Street, Muskegon Heights Ph. 32-257 "HEIGHTS FURNITURE" CHANGED NAME TO VANDERVELDE IN 1947. I. S. ANDERSON PACKING CO.. INC. Congratulations and Good Wishes LOCAL - NATIONWIDE QUALITY MEATS MQVING ' STORAGE ' CRATING ' PACKING ' LET GEORGE DO IT! . 1415 Peck Street Muskegon Heights, Michigan O O O O O O Page One hundred thirty-eight Compliments of fake gawk ga BUILDERS OF FINE MOTOR COACHES OLD CENTRAL BURNED SAME DAY GLENDALE OPENED- 1912. IUNIOR HIGH - BARBER SHOP BEAUTY SHOP MR. and MRS. I. CARRIER STEVENA ADDINK LEON ZUE PHONE 3-2355 1043 PECK STREET-MUSKEGON HEIGHTS We have the most complete News Com lete selection of Candi Compliments of HEIGHTS NEWS AND SODA BAR tand I7 931 Pipes and Tobaccos Strand Building-Next to Strand Theater PETERSON DENDRINOS 6. SONS COAL COMPANY MAKE THOSE DELICIOUS SUNRISE PIES KENTUCKY BLUE GEM COAL Phone 3-2274 Page One hundred thirty-nine COMPLIMENTS DIAMOND ICE CREAM COMPANY Wholesale and Retail 1727 Beidler St. Phone 2-2406 HEIGHTS VOTING MACHINES Remember us when your Wedding Day Rolls Around if COLE'S BAKERIES '1We Strive for Perfection" Phone 3-2422 1033 Peck Street Muskegon Heights other locations around t and wn WERE o ILLEGAL IN NOVEMBER 1932. BEST WISHES We, Alumni of M. H. H. S. Congratulate The Graduates of 1950 HARWOOD-NELSON Occidental Building Congratulations to Class of 1950 FOR SMART STYLES IN CLOTHES Shopat TERRY'S DISTINCTIVE APPAREL Muskegon Heights Compliments of K 8. M RESTAURANT STEAK HOUSE 529 Peck Street Muskegon Heights Armand Houle, Proprietor Congratulations to the Class of 1950 COOPER'S Flower Shop Phone 3-2218 l0l3 Peck Street Page One hundred forty Spalding - Goldsmith and Rawling Athletic Equipment llilmm Hardware Co. 0tti1wa Street HEIGHTS SENIORS TOOK OVER CITY GOVERNMENT FOR A DAY, 1950 Victnrg Pattern Shop James J. Hamm, owner WOOD AND METAL PATTERNS PHONE 2-2820 MUSKEGON P g 0 hundredf y EVEN AN AIRPLANE STARTS FROM THE GROUND. AS A GRADUATE OF THE HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL WE SUGGEST THAT YOU KEEP BOTH FEET ON THE GROUND. WHICH MEANS- WORK - EARN - SAVE MUSKEGON SAVINGS BANK MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN HT116 Banff Af-I-055 me sn-ew ESTABLISHED 1913 SWENSEN MONUMENTS DISTINCTIVE CEMETERY MEMORIALS Unexcelled Craftsmanship Whatever the Price of Memorial Chosen Telephone 24-4294 536 Peck Street Muskegon Heights. Mich ACORN STAFF WAS ORGANIZED IN 1 930 BY MR. MURRAY. PORT CITY CANDY and TOBACCO COMPANY WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTORS CIGARS - CIGARETTES Best Wishes From MUSKEGON SCREW WORKS, INC. Telephone 2-6609 AUTOMATIC SCREW MACHINE PRODUCTS 1840 Sixth Street Muskegon, Michigan TOBACCOS- PAPER PRODUCTS DRUG SUNDRIES SMOKERS' ARTICLES FOUNTAIN SUPPLIES-CANDY Phone 3-2915 1312 Maffett Street Muskegon Heights, Michigan Quality Plumbing and Heating RUITER BROS. HO'U61'3O Years of Service' Phone 3-2224 1330 Mcrifett Street Mcdiett and Airline Road Muskegon Heights, Michigan Page One hundred forty-two Compliments Western Michigan Finest Dance Pavilion FRANK PRUITPURT Store For Men Featuring "THE BEST BANDS Featuring IN THE LAND" "THE BEST BRANDS IN THE LAND" JUST DI-'I-' D. S. 16 AT FRDITPDRT 1238 PECK ST. HEIGHTS COUNCIL THIS YEAR WENT INTO H GH GEAR AND STAYED THERE. THE BEST WISHES PORT CITY c.1.o. FROM EXTENDS GREETINGS MORTON S AND MANUFACTURING To STUDENT GRADUATES OF Draw-Cut Machine Tools Finished Machine Keys H MUSKEGON HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOOL Serving 24.000 C. I. O. Members in Western Michigan Page O ns hundred forty-th Cornpliments of DERBY'S FOOD 8. PRODUCE MARKET 1426 Peck Street Phone 3-9180 PINK ELEPHANT RESTAURANT 1428 Peck Street Muskegon Heights. Michigan OPEN FROM a:oo- 1:00 DAILY OPEN ALL DAY SUNDAY gl 'l BEN BRAUER SERVICE STATION GOODYEAR STORE SERVICE GAS - ou. - ACCESSORIES - TIRES 1316 Peck St. -- Muskegon Hts. Phone 3-2439 WHITTlNGTON'S BARBER SHOP 1314 Sanford Street - Heights - MR. ,C. F. KOEHN HAS B EEN PR NTING IN STRUCTOR FOR 29 YEARS. FRANCIS JIROCH CO. WHOLESALE Cigars, Candy, Tobacco Fountain Supplies 248 Market Street Since 1866 HOSTESS HAMBURGS Where Courtesy Dwells and Service Excells 24 Hour Daily Service 226 W. Clay Phone 2-7005 get it from FR I TZ the druggist VISIT OUR "SNACK BAR" THE COMMERCIAL PRESS Claude Medema, Proprietor "Master Printers" 1981 Sanford Street Muskegon. Michigan Page One hundred forty-six Congratulations to the Class of I95O " The Clippers " i ,J 1 df ! , ,V , l V , W' ,ffl ,Il A 1 John "Smitty" Vanderplow, President George Blais, Secretary-Treasurer Mike Sarade, Business Manager Pa ge One hundred ielephone 3 l-2 l 18 ikemwoff Gfemzers LAKE HARBOR WAS "BLACK LAKE" IN LUMBERING DAYS. lflf IZIJIHRLQI. lfllllilf Greater Muskegun's MostMeder11 Funeral Home O hundred forty-eight COMPLIMENTS OF Golzfifzelzfaf Mofors Gorporczfiwz MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN Pg O Congratulations to the Class ot 1950 Enjoy Movies Under The Stars IN - A - CAR SPEAKERS lll "Hi A 7- Illllkilrlflllllllu? . l111ll l IIILIIHIH - -ml I ll:l:m:ull - I-gli l l .E -gill ---li Q- - oneness fi, in ,sf"11EI iE73EIt H a IE, .., No Parking Worries Two Shows Nitely GRAND Ilnxvliiv AND Alnpollt Rofxns IN 1930 THE ACORN SOLD FOR ONE CENT A COPY. Uur Congratulations to the Class of 195U Ca1npbell,Wqant, gl Cannon Foundrq Co. Muskegon, Michigan Best Wishes For Mano Years To Come O hundred fifty I. II. IEE 8 Slllll IIIZIIKIIIWRIHE Sherwin Williams Paint Headquarters 22 West Broadway Muskegon Heights MR. R. A. PETERMAN HAS TAUGHT HERE SINCE 1921. Compliments Evelyn Belton Realty Co Pg 0 hundred HALL ELECTRIC COMPANY APPLIANCES CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING MOTOR WINDING "The Best Costs No More" 1965 Santord Street Phone 2-3758 CONGRATULATIONS and Best Wishes to the Class of 1950 from AMERICAN GREASE STICK CO. ROY J. MILES, PRESEN T CITY SUPT., WAS NAMED IN 1933. LEARN TO EARN CONGRATULATIONS Become A gnd BEAUTY EXPERT BEST WISHES Your Future Lies In to the Your Hands CLASS OF 1950 BEAUTICIANS' HANDS ARE AS IN- DISPENSABLE TO THEIR WORK AS SURGEONS' HANDS ARE ro THEIR PROFESSION. was TEgCH Ycguwugg ggow WHY Y U D WHA . BILTMORE - COLUMBIA. ggYPAL1g'1F5g1agN1NG cLAssEs.rUL1. IF You ARE -15 YEARS or AGE STUDIOS AND HAVE AN monm GRADE "Creators ot DISTINCTIVE PORTRAITS" PHONE 2-3013 184 W. WESTERN AVE. EDUCATION YOU ARE ENTITLED TO BECOME A BEAUTICIAN. A 550.00 DISCOUNT WILL BE GIVEN TO THE READERS OF THE OAKS OF 1950 IF ENROLLED ON OR BE- FORE SEPTEMBER 1. 1950. EMBASSY BEAUTY COLLEGE Western Michigan's Finest and Most Modem 947 Terrace St. - Phone 24-1169 Page One hundred fifty-two .gouis Simpson, Gflfumlzus WMQQJ Za Qcwqfmffzfafe Me cw af fm Simpsun'sU1'uq5tn1'e fi gfy 5, X-J 825 APPLE AVENUE Pll01lIE - 0 llluslaegon llli igan Wood and Metal Patterns Pyle Pattern Manufacturing Co. Muskegon Heights, Michigan MR. W. R. BOOKER BECAME SUPERINTENDENT IN 1928 Compliments of Sanitary Qairy GOITZIDQIZQ' O h ndred fifty-four raduafes -- E 6U'6 JDVOLLJ of OLL. Like every good citizen. Sealed Power is proud of the fine young people graduating from our Great- er Muskegon High Schools. You are the product of excellent teaching staffs and some of the best school facilities in the state of Michigan. In our 39 years, as one of Greater Muskegon's largest employers, we have followed a policy of giving preference to local graduates when- ever possible. Many of them have advanced through our organization to top positions. We shall continue to follow this policy to the best of our ability because we have faith in you and We have faith in our local school systems. Sealed Power Corporation Piston Rings Pistons Cnlinder Sleeves Pa ge One hundred COMPLIMENTS pARMELEE'5 your T0 Credit Jeweler In THE Muskegon and Muskegon Heights CLASS QF WATCHES DIAMONDS 1950 FROM 838 Jefferson St. Muskegon HOSLER'S 1227 Peck St. Muskegon Heights HEIGHTS GIRL CAGERS WON TITLE IN 1926. Compliments of FRANK STARIHA REAL ESTATE General Insurance CREVIER ELECTRIC CO. 4291 S. Henry Street ESTATE APPLIANCES Industrial PHONE az 5315 Coffnneffllal Resrdentlal F RD REE1' 1417 SAN 0 ST Phone 3-1180 MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN C. B. DAWES G SON Say it with Flowers Member of Florist Telegraph Delivery Phone 2-2005 77 E. Delano QUALITY ALUMINUM CASTING COMPANY Producers of NON-FERROUS METAL CASTINGS Page One hundred fifty-six CONGRATULATIONS dlld 1950 GRADUATES rimfinq ompmzy POPULATION OF MUSKEGON HEIGHTS IN 1920 WAS 9,514. Compliments of WESTERN MICHIGAN OUTBOARD I O H N S Sales and Service S U P E R MARTIN MOTORS Sporting Goods S E B- V I C E 1-aan PECK srnzm Musxzeon HEIGHTS. MICHIGAN Broadway and Sixth Streets PHONE 3-1141 M I C K E Y , S "SEE TY BEFORE YOU BUY" S H O E S H O P Congratulations To The Class of '50 B- P- OIGWIY coals HARDWARE Pets- Gifts and Leather Goods "We Deliver" Phone 3-7372 - 1308 Peck Street 277 W, Broadway- P1-,one 3-2942 Page One hundred fzfty seven A pleasant place to shop B O E L K I N ' S SUPER MARKET Better Quality MEATS FRUITS VEGETABLES GROCERIES 801 Maffett - Corner Barney Congratulations and Best Wishes to the Class of 1950 from WEST SHORE PRINTERS DON LYNN, FRANK DOLAR, OWNERS The Finest in Quality Printing Peck at Delano Ave. Phone 2-7322 Muskegon Heights, Michigan POPULATION OF MUSKEGON HEIGHTS IN 1948 WAS I9,500. YEAGER'S WINDATT-PONTIAC BARBER SHOP 535 Peck Street Sales Muskegon Heights, and Michigan Service Peck Street B U D D 1 S MUSKEGON The Store Your Confidence Built HEIGHTS JEWELERS MICHIGAN OPTICIANS 227 Western Ave. Page One hundred fifty-eight Qyere .jlarqueffe gbark Two Concessions fake Sandwiches -Ice Cream - Pop Corn Candy - Pop JAMIE! C0lCAllEllI l'll0lle 5-1461 5-195 5 g h ddffy I 3 4: h I - Page One hundred sixty


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