Muskegon Heights High School - Oaks Yearbook (Muskegon Heights, MI)
- Class of 1953
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Playing an important role in the
lives of all students of Heights High
are the many local traditions . . .
Homecoming, Burn's Day, Heights
Night, the Annual lunior and Senior
Plays, the Concerts, the Annual Style
Show and Tea, the Snake-dance after
the Big Game of the Year, the Iunior
Arbor Girls, the Class Breakfast, the
Honors Assembly. Every incoming
sophomore looks forward to these
things with anticipation, every out-
going senior remembers them
Therefore it has seemed wise for
us Who are charged with the publi-
cation of this yearbook to attempt
to catch at least a glimpse of these
traditions in Word and picture. We
sincerely hope all who read this vol-
ume of The Oaks for '53 will take as
much delight in sharing these mem-
ories as We have in preparing them.
So, Gentle Readers, as you fondly
turn these pages, remember Heights
High and its traditions!
SENIORS OF 53 PLAN OAKS CAMPAIGN . .
Many assemblies are
held in the high school
auditorium each year, but
perhaps the most beauti-
ful and impressive was
the annual Christmas as-
sembly sponsored by the
music and dramatics de-
partments. Several tac-
ulty members assisted in
the direction ot the pro-
gram, a presentation ot
the Nativity story.
loin the happy
throngl Here in this
picture we see the
customary crowd of
gaily to the tune of a
fine band. Colorful
decorations add to
the atmosphere of the
First begun as a safety
precaution, the Benton
Harbor train-ride has be-
come one ot Heights
l-ligh's most popular tradi-
Loaded with 400 stu-
dents, teachers, parents,
and the loand, the train
pulls away from the
Hume avenue and Sev-
enth street crossing at
3:45 p. m. lt returns to the
same location about the
"Wee small hours" ot the
next morning. A re-
freshment car provides
enough candy, sandf
wiches, and ice-cream to
keep starvation away
during the entire trip.
Few who ever took the
Annual Train-ride to Ben-
ton Harhor will ever tor-
get the good times on the
Singing, laughter, and cheers provided
ample proot that A "good time was being
had by all."
"Don't push! Don't shovel The train won't
leave Without youl We're on our Way, ott
tor Benton Harbor,"
FOR THE GLORY
OF THE SCHOOL
The trophy case is al-
ways a source of admira-
tion ard pleasure to those
The locker-roorn can be
a scene of great joy, or a
dungeon of despair . . . it
This scene taken in the tall ot the year is typical ot every high
school and college athletic field. lt represents the hundreds ot
loyal fans who support Tiger teams.
AND HEAR .
This is just one of the
many formations per-
formed by the Heights
High band at the football
Heights band members
not only are noted for
their fine playing, but
they also know how to
Half-time shows en-
joyed by Heights fans are
originated and directed
by Paul G. Liddicoat, in-
Noon-hour is a time for
relaxation and a snack.
"You may have to Wait
a few minutes for a seat
at this table". So We are
told by our friends at Mr.
Sutton's All-steak restau-
rant, a popular "hang-
out" for Heights students
who are hungry.
WHEN CLASSES ARE OVER ONCE MORE
Pat Kuziak, lU-2, can
really mix up the batter.
CShe should try out tor
Teen-agers find a warm welcome at the
Youth Center, Muskegon Heights Recrea-
tion center operated by the City. C. P.
Ziegler, a iormer coach, is City Recreation
director. Dancing, music, ping-pong, and
many other games attract hundreds to
Mona Park every Week.
The high school
cafeteria is open dur-
ing noon-hour. Hot
lunches are served
for those who Wish to
Students may bring
their lunches and eat
them in the school
cafeteria ii they so
fi, Fm gig.
One way traffic has
eliminated almost all con-
fusion on the stairways.
"Use the South Stairway
for coming down and the
North Stairway for going
ln this photo We see Fire
Chief Harry Ridout timing
the students at a fire drill.
ACTION PACKED DAYS
BRING GOOD APPETITES
'lThe Acorn is out again!"
That's the cry in the halls during the tall semester, as
students patiently queue up to buy their copies ot the
high school newspaper. lournalisrn classes publish the
paper under the direction ot W. E. Murray. This year
editors were Dorothy Hesselink and Beverly Carlson,
Donna Wigren and Sandra O'Reilly. Carl King was sports
editor. 'llt it happens in schooll it's in The Acorn."
After band practice, rnost ot the band members rush
to the 'lAll steak", a tavorite eating spot run by Elgin Sut-
ton, an old-timer from l-leights l-ligh's first graduating
class. The joint is jumping noon hours and evenings.
A STUDENT'S LIFE IS A BUSY ONE
During basketball season many fans Watched our team
shoot its Way to another of its many victories. Due to the
small size of our gym, the home games are held in the
almost-as-small Central lunior High School building.
Another interesting time of lite is when individual stu-
dents have their pictures taken. Club groups are also
taken about this time. Principal H. A. Kruizenga, chair-
man of our publications board, directs picture schedules.
"Heights High Highlights", a Weekly radio program, is
sponsored by the radio class. During the year this popu-
lar program heralded such events as Valentines Day,
Lincoln's Birthday, National Brotherhood Week, Memorial
Day, Washington's Birthday, and Student Government
Day. E. W. Gillaspy directs, and each week a different
student produces the program.
A few of the l6
busses which trans-
port 400 students,
ercent of the en
rollrnent, to Heights
Here we see Mrs.
Kovats, one of our custo-
dians cleaning up after
the mad rush. CStualents,
if they Would, could make
her Work easier?
T h e rn e l l o W
voices of Art Le-
Roux, Charles Gar-
ner, Paul Lidclicoat,
and Iames O'Toole
dents ancl faculty
alike on "Heights
This is the Way
the band looked
on the stage.
EIN, ZWEI, DREI,
. . . SPEIU
"The Little German
Band", composed of
players Bob Thorn-
ley, lohn Vitek, lim
Zeller Cmaestrol, Iirn
Walthers, and Doug
Szyrnczyk, has en-
deared itself to the en-
tire community. They
really gave everyone
a big litt with their
jokes, antics, and
Heights Night, the
annual variety show
produced by mem-
bers ot the band,
once again was a
great success, as one
can readily under-
stand by this View of
WHATS THE SCORE?
Our scoreboard, which we think is one
ot the best you can buy, is a symbol of
timing and precision . . . two things
which go into making the Heights Tigers
one of the most feared teams in Western
Michigan. lt also regulates the half-time
shows for our band, and in other ways
stands there in the southwestern corner
of Phillips field as a symbol of being "on
Heights Band members somehow get
themselves in and out of these formations
. we clon't know just how they do it.
THESE FOLKS ADD
GLAMOUR . . .
Giving an added zest to
our band are our high-
Carol Grossman, Gloria
Burns, Ioan Novoselich,
Lou Ann Hobby, Francis
Heimler and Cabsentl
Doris Burton. Kneeling is
our top-notch baton twirl-
er, Karla Kinney.
Here are the reasons
Why those big yells burst
forth from the stands:
Marilyn Keglovitz, Max-
ine Sterkenburg, Dan lan-
uska, and Iulie Bailey
CCaptainJ. The two girls
on the tar right are Betty
Wagenmaker and Ioane
Our color guards, when
all present, include Dick
Torrey, Mike Adamczak,
lack Kinnucan, Ralph
Regit fthe Tiger, spelled
backwardsl is really Gail
Kernpker, an acrobatic
C. F. BOLT
Here's the new Way to
spell BOLT: B, for benevo-
lent, O, for outstanding, L,
for L l' T f t 't
oycr, ,or rue...1
all cfdcls up to B-O-L-T, for
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At the Ann-
i n g g a m e
Haven, Oct. 24,
the MH Club
Bolt with a
Mrs. Bolt with
a b o u g u e t.
ing signs desig-
n a t i n g their
r e s p e c t i V e
be seen in the
ln this picture is Louis
Meisch, at the micro-
phone, and Wally
Wood, both leaders in
the MH Club, present-
ing the trophy. Ruby
Brown, one of Heights
Highs first graduates, is
at the extreme right,
Meet the two ladies who help make our high
school office a pleasant, as well as efficient, place.
At the left is Miss Ioan McConnell and at the right
is Mrs. Anna Harvath. Both were graduated from
Heights High. Mrs. Harveth's son, Steve, is a sopho-
more. Miss McConnell previously worked for The
Mr. H. A. Kruizenga, who took over the duties and re-
sponsibilities of the principalship of Heights High this year,
was born at Spring Lake, educated in schools of Ottawa
County and Grand Haven High, received his bachelor's
degree from Hope College and his master of arts degree
from the University of Michigan,
His first teaching experience was in the foothills of Iackson
County, Kentucky, Where he remained three years before
coming to Muskegon Heights where he taught for 17 years.
He coached second team basketball for IU years, was
athletic manager for lU years, and coached tennis for seven
Mr. Kruizengds main interests outside of school center
around church activities, occasional golf at Pontaluna Coun-
try Club, and a friendly hand of bridge with his friends.
CStrictly an amateur he saysll He is active in the alumni
organization of Hope College. He likes to travel but so far
has confined himself to north central and eastern United
His main reason for teaching is that he "believes in the
necessity oi serving one's fellowmenf'
He is at present President of the local Teacher's Club, and
last summer attended the National Education Association
meeting held in Detroit.
Supt. W. R. Booker
Our Superintendent, Mr. W. R. Booker,
came here in 1928. He is a native of Indiana,
and once taught in Kalamazoo College. He
also was Superintendent of Schools in Green-
ville. He commands the respect of our towns-
people and his colleagues around the state.
Mr. O:a V. Cobb
Mr, Cobb, a member of the Board of Edu-
cation for about two decades, retired in the
spring of 1953. His wisdom and loyalty will
be sorely missed by the remaining members
of the Board. His resignation was accepted
with much regret.
May' we add that the students and teachers
of Heights High also are sorry to see him
leave. As a father of two Heights teachers
fformer Heights High studentsl, his viewpoint
on school affairs was always pointed toward
the best interests of boys and girls. Good
luck, Mr. Cobb. See you at the next football
BOARD OF EDUCATION
VanDyke, Cobb, Sutton Carl fPresidentl, Strand Faust Damm and Supt Booker
MR. VEHDUIN. A.B., M.A. Miss ERIKSON, B.S.
lames W. Verduin teaches civics and eto-
iiomics, and is advisor ot the Student Council.
He received his degrees from Western Michi-
gan College and the University ot Wisconsin.
Miss Ruth l.. Erilison was graduated by
Michigan State Normal College, at Ypsilanti,
majoring in history. She teazhes both Ameri-
can and World History.
Miss KIDWELL, B.S., M.A.
Miss Eleanor Kidwell received her educas
tion at the University oi Denver and Indiana
University. She is librarian and advisor ot the
MR. McKnNzrr:, A.B. Mn. Finns, A.B., MA.
David R. McKenzie, a senior class advisor,
is Reserve Team Football coaih and teaches
history, He was graduated by Central Michi-
gan College ot Education.
Del Firme teaches history and is a Iunior
class advisor. He was graduated by Western
Michigan College and the University of Michi-
gan. He is assistant Varsity Football coach.
Miss WILLIAMS, A.B.. M.A. MR.HAsT1NGs,A.B.,M.A.
Miss Helen Williams attended Calvin Col-
lege, the University of Michigan and Wiscon-
sin, and the Sorbonne, Paris. She teaches
Latin and Spanish and is Latin Club advisor.
Mrs. Ruth Hastings earned her bachelors
degree at Adrian College and her master's
at the University of Michigan. She teaches
Spanish and English and is Spanish Club
Miss Srmxcus, A.B., M.A. Miss NELSON, B.S.
Miss Iulia Sprague earned her degree at
Michigan State Normal College and the Uni-
versity of Michigan, specializing in English
language and literature. During her 30 years
of teaching at Heights High, she was chair-
man ot the department. Popular with her
students, though exacting in her work, she
helped hundreds of boys and girls to raise
their sights and shoot for higher goals.
Miss Pauline Nelson received her bachelor
oi science degree at Central Michigan Col-
lege. She taught at Lowell High School be-
fore coming to Muskegon Heights last year.
Miss HILLS. B.S. Mas. MURRAY. B.S.
Miss Vondell Hills teaches English and is
co-advisor of the Y-Teens She was gradu-
ated by Marquette University.
Mrs. Florence Murray, also a co-advisor
of the Y-Teens, teaches English. She majored
in science and English while a student at
Northern Michigan College. She also taught
physical education for girls at Heights High.
Mn. CRUMME1., A.B.. M.A. Mn. GILLASPY. A.M., B.S.
Eugene W. Gillaspy received his college
training at Western Michigan College. He
did advanced work at Northwestern Univer-
sity. He teaches speech, coaches debate and
plays, and is Faculty Ticket Manager for the
Robert A. Crummel received his AB, degree
at Western Michigan College and his M.A.
degree at the University ol Michigan. He
teaches History and Speech, and directed the
Annual Forensics contests
Mn. MURRAY. A.B.. M.A. Mn. Coma. A.B., M.A.
William E, Murray teaches English and
lournalism, is advisor ol The Acorn and The
Oaks, and the Senior Class. He received his
AB. degree in journalism and his M.A. degree
in language and literature, both from the
University ol Michigan
lames V. Cobb teaches English, photog-
raphy, and history, and is photograph advisor
lor our publications, He is a graduate ol
Western Michigan College and the University
MR. BUCK, B.S., M.A.
Mr. Buck is a graduate of Northern State
College, and Northwestern University. He
directs Orchestra and Vocal Music.
MR. TRAETZ, B.M.E.
Robert Traetz attended Vandercook College
and also DePaul University. He received his
degree in Music Education, and teaches in-
strumental and band music on several levels.
Mn. LiD'J1coA'r, B.M., M.M.
Paul G. Liddicoat is a graduate ol the
University ot Michigan. l-le directs band and
Miss SHARP, B.S.
Miss Thelma Sharp, foods teacher, earned
her bachelor ol science degree in Home
Economics at the University of Kentucky. She
taught in Kentucky and New Baltimore before
coming to Muskegon Heights.
Miss Kr-:I1.LoH. A.B.. M.F.A.
Shll Artist at workl Miss Kathryn Keillor,
head oi the art department and Art Club
Advisor, received her education at Western
Michigan and at Cranbrook Art Academy.
Many ol her paintings have received high
praise from the critics.
Miss Fonsssxs, B.S.
Miss lean Forsberg, who is working toward
a master's degree, holds a B.S. degree from
Michigan State College, ln her spare time
she enjoys playing the piano, reading, and
swatting the golf ball.
Mn. COUHTHIGHT, B.S., M.A.
A. Maywood Courtright teaches Mechanical
Drawing, French, and Algebra. He received
degrees in engineering and in music from
the University of Michigan and Columbia
Calvin F. Koehn was educated at the United
Typothetae School of Printing and Western
Michigan College. He teaches graphic arts
and is printing advisor lor school publica-
tions, His hobbies are color photography and
Mn. OJALA, B.S.
E. O. Ojala earned his bachelor of science
degree at Western Michigan College, special-
izing in machine shop. He is interested in all
aspects oi industrial arts and often does
carpentry work during the summer. One of
his hobbies is raising collie dogs.
Mn. DINGLER, B.S.
William H. Dingler received his bachelor
of science degree at Western Michigan Col-
lege, He teaches woodwork.
Mn. Tuomusv, A.B.. M.S. Mn. Hmrson. A.B.
I. Kenneth Thornley earned his bachelor of
arts at Michigan State Normal College, and
took his masters degree at the University ot
Michigan. He teaches science and is also
director ot the Adult Education program.
Russell Hanson was graduated by Michigan
State College with a bachelor ot science de-
gree. He teaches chemistry and geometry,
and is one ot the advisors of the Iunior Class.
Mn. RICE, A.B. MR. Booxsn, B.S.. L.L.B.
Mr. lack Rice received an AB. degree from
Hillsdale College and did graduate work at
the University of Michigan. He teaches in the
English department and is a talented actor
in Civic Theater shows.
W. R. Booker, Ir., son of our Superintendent,
received his B.S. and L.L.B. degrees from the
University of Michigan and Northwestern
University. He teaches Commercial Law part
of the day and is also a local attorney.
MR. KHUEGER, B.S., M.A. Mn. Bnowu. A.B.
Frederick W. Krueger was graduated by the
University oi Minnesota and Wheaton Col-
lege. He is Hi-Y Advisor and teaches biology.
Glen I. Brown, who teaches also at Central
lunior High, teaches biology here at high
school. He was educated at Central Michigan
MR. Ls Roux. B.S. Mn. Sci-mr-:cAnnus. A.B.
Besides teaching mathematics, Arthur N.
LeRoux is football coach at Central Iunior
High where his teams have compiled a near-
pertect record. He is a Sophomore Class
advisor. He earned his bachelors degree at
the University of Michigan.
Leonard N. Schregardus, one ot the two
popular Hi-Y Club advisors teaches mathe-
matics. His extra-curricular duties include
things like pop-corn, and Oak.: advertising
sales. He is a graduate of Hope College,
Mn. HUTTENGA, B.S.. M.A. Miss Rein, A.B.
Miss Kathryn Reid was graduated by West-
ern Michigan College of Education where she
received her AB degree. She teaches Short-
hand and Senior Office Training.
I, A Huttenga was graduated by Ferris
Institute and Michigan State College, receiv-
ing BS, and M A. degrees. He teaches Book-
keeping and Typewriting, and is Assistant
Athleti: Ticket Manager,
MR. IOHNSON. A.B.
O. E fOlcieD Iohnson is a graduate ol West-
ern Mirhigan College He coaches football,
basketball, and baseball, and teaches physi-
cal education, He is director ot athletics,
Mas. THOMPSON. B.S., M.S. Miss Bomrr. B.S.
Mrs. Claretta Thompson, who teaches Type-
writing and Bookkeeping was graduated by
Western Michigan College of Eclucation and
the University of Michigan
Miss Boadt attended the University of
Michigan, where she earned her Bachelor of
Science degree, Miss Boadt teaches Type-
Miss Conn. B.S.
Being Booster Club Advisor and Girls'
Physical Education Director Peeps Miss
Maxine Cobb busy all day, She received
her education here at Heignts High and at
Western Michigan College.
President ............. Iames Davies
Vice-president ....,..., Roy Phillips
Secretary .....,.. Dorothy Hesselirik
Treasurer ........... Ianice Hawley
Sergearits-at-arms . .Dori Talmaclge,
D. R. McKenzie
W. E, Murray
Ochs, Hawley, Phillips, Davies, Hesselink
THIRTY-SECOND GRADUATING CLASS OFFICERS
Full of lun and always nice
to everyone . . . is Kay. Her
hobbies are taking pictures
and traveling. She's a loyal
member of both The Acorn
and Oaks staffs. Kay enjoys
hillbilly music, and she also
teaches Sunday school.
Margaret was an enthusias-
tic sports lan. She was active
in Intramural sports in her
sophomore year . . . won her
MH in her junior year. "Pat"
was in the Style Show and
"baby-sits" in her spare time.
Orlan has gained the respect
of everyone here at Heights
High. She was active in the
Art club, Spanish club, and
Booster club. Orlan also
served on the Christmas For-
mal committee and was a
Iunior Arbor girl.
Fun is everywhere when
Carole is around. She was
active in Student Council,
Iunior-Senior Prom commit-
tee, junior Play committee, Y-
Teens, Spanish club, and Glee
club. She works part-time at
two local industries.
Larry, popular among his
friends, participated in basket-
ball and track, winning an
MH in track. His hobby is
"Hot Rods." If you ask about
his favorite subjects, he will
tell you machine shop and
If anyone in the Senior
class deserves praise for the
continued success ot class ac-
tivities, it's "Mike" . . . Class
treasurer in '52, Student
Council, Color Guard, Track,
Commencement usher, Iunior-
Senior Plays, Representative
to Region Four.
lanette is our happy bundle
ot cheerful yesterdays and
confident tomorrows. She
played Intramural sports, won
an honor certificate, and was
a Iunior Arbor girl. As a
hobby, Ianette collects snap-
shots. She likes square-danc-
ing, skating and bowling.
Donna has a great apprecia-
tion for music. She plays the
piano exceptionally well and
also plays the accordian.
"Toni" took an interest in
sports too . . . winning her
MH and Intramural cham-
pionship in her junior year.
Bong!l . . . And Leroy
comes out swinging. As we
know Boxing is his favorite
sport. His hobby is watching
boxing on television. He won
a sweater in a boxing tourna-
ment. Leroy likes Latin and
music. Works in his spare
Popular in intramural
sports as a sophomore, Ann
continued her winning ways
with everyone throughout the
junior and senior years. She
collected "hillbilly" records as
a hobby. Her scholastic grades
have been consistently good.
Horst, just five years in
America, is formerly from
Dessau, Germany. He came to
Ohio in '48 and transferred
to the Heights last fall. His
time was divided between his
job, car, and his excellent de-
Caro1yn's smile and person-
ality have won her many
friends . . . served on the
Iunior-Senior Prom commit-
tee Y-Teens, Style Show,
Iunior and Senior Play Com-
mittees, Glee club, "Care's"
hobbies are listening to polkas
and writing to a certain sol-
Martha is a very good-
natured person, sociable, as
well as intelligent. In ninth
grade she was class President
and chosen second best citi-
zen. Martha was a member of
Y-Teens, A Cappella Choir
and Iunior Arbor Girl.
Louis, a boy well-liked by
all, played Reserve football. ..
marched in the Band for two
years. "Duffy" likes classical
music and won first place in
an architectural drawing con-
test, Works as chief drafts-
man at a local engineering
Rouhmel is one of the quiet
kind, but a better girl is hard
to find. "Mell" was in the Style
Show, A Cappella choir, and
Bible class. She won a "high
jump" award for horseback
Barb was a good sport in
all ways. She was active in
Student Council, Future
Nurses, Spanish club, Senior
Play committee, Style Show,
Acorn, Oaks, and Advertising
Staffs, active in 4-H, winning
first prize in a State Clothing
Ruthie, twice one of the 10
best-citizens, was an officer
of the Library Club, of the
Y-Teens, and was a student
Council representative. She
was active in Orchestra, A
Cappella choir, and Glee club.
Barbara . . . the gal with a
twinkle in her eyes and
laughter in her smile, readily
took part and did her duty
well . . . Acorn, Oaks, Chron-
icle News Editor, Style Show.
"Bodie" likes music . . . danc-
ing . . . works at a local de-
Maxine fknown more famil-
iarly as "Mickey"l was in the
Art club and Glee club . . .
worked diligently and loyally
on the Acorn and Oaks staffs
. . . appeared in two Style
shows . . . is very easy to
meet. Small, but appreciates
music in a big way.
Come and meet Merle . . .
happy as the day is long. He's
a member of the USNR and
is employed part-time at the
Pyle Pattern company. His
pet peeve is Hstuckup girls"
. . . likes hunting and fishing.
Yvonne, known by her
friends as "Vonny," was a
member of the Future Nurses
club . . . hobby is drawing
and she just loves chocolate
malteds and hamburgers.
Though small, she was one of
Heights High's most avid
Patricia is one of our quiet
seniors. Pat was a member of
the Library club and the Art
club. She was on the Oaks-
Acorn staff, and appeared in
the style show in her sopho-
Louise is more fun than a
"barrel of monkeys." She was
active in Y-Teens, Future
Nurses, Spanish club and Glee
club. "Louise" took part in in-
tramural sports, sang in A
Cappella Choir and ushered
for the Iunior and Senior
Bob played intramural
games in the ninth grade and
was on the championship
team. He likes most of the
winter sports, skating and ski-
ing particularly. You may
even see him playing hockey
lean believes that the way
to make a friend is to be
one, and by this rule she lives.
She participated in Intramural
sports, Y-teens and Style
Show. lean also has a hobby
. . . collecting salt and pepper
Marilyn is intelligent, ambi-
tious and in general she is
tops in every way. She worked
hard as a member ot the Oaks-
Acorn Staff . . . was Record
news editor . . . "Diddy" par-
ticipated in the Glee club and
Laurel had a pleasing smile
and a heart of gold . . . was
active in Y-Teens, Spanish
club, Glee club, Intramural
Champions . . . likes photog-
raphy and shorthand which
helps in her job for a local
manufacturer . . . who will
forget Laurie's "convert?"
Time goes steady, and so
do I. Valerie was Iunior Ar-
bor girl and belonged to the
Glee Club. Valerie won a
French honor and she likes
to travel. Her hobbies are
reading, writing stories, listen-
ing to classified music.
For Ron, a man of very
few words, school is a nec-
essary evil. Ronald has been
working after school at a lo-
cal industry. He received let-
ter awards, and was active
in varsity and reserve loot-
ball and also baseball.
Iohn has a lot of talent. I-le
played in the band for three
years and was in the Heights
Night show in his sophomore
year. Iohnny likes cars and
dancing and is employed by
the Continental Motors Corp.
Floretta, born and reared in
Chicago, came to Heights
High in her Senior year.
"Flip Corky" as she is known
to her friends, is a quiet girl
but very nice to know. She
enjoys skating, dancing, and
Peppy, good-natured, over-
flowing with fun, a wizard in
art, second to none. Shirley
. . . nicknamed "S.A.C." was
also active in Band . . .
Heights Night show . . . loves
all music . . . is an accom-
plished horseback rider.
lackie, who can find room
for every joy in her heart
takes her fun where she finds
it. She was active in Student
Council Y-Teens and the
Style Show. Iackie likes to
square dance and all sorts of
Doreen, known as Babe to
her friends, was active in
sports and was an MH win-
ner. She took part in the
tenth grade Style Show. Her
hobbies are rollerskating and
hillbilly music . . . Also works
Most of her friends call
her "Cookie," although she
really is Shirley. She was a
Student Council representa-
tive, an officer of the Future
Nurses, sang in the Glee club,
and was on the Iunior play
committee. Square dancing is
her favorite pastime.
Beverly is the girl who
changed many a dull moment
into a lively one. Bev worked
hard as Acorn and Oaks Edi-
tor, was an officer of the
Spanish club, on the Iunior,
Senior play and prom com-
Wilbur will be remembered
as one of the most spirited
members on the track team.
His favorite subjects are math
and chemistry, but he has no
great love for history . . .
served on the Oakette staff in
Phyllis has achieved her
most vigorous aspiration . . .
she showed her scholastic abil-
ity by being in the upper third
of the class. A Iunior Arbor
girl, "Phyl" also participated
in the Glee club, second choir
and A Cappella choir.
As an outdoor man Vernon
spent most of his time hunt-
ing, fishing, and swimming.
Listening to music on the radio
and roller skating are two hob-
bies "Barney" enjoyed doing.
Clare was a member of the
Bible Class in his Sophomore
and Iunior years. He likes
music and takes an interest
in boxing. Clare works at a
local grocery store and plans
to be a meat cutter.
A cheerful friend, a willing
worker, Glenn was always
willing to help others . . .
Active in baseball for three
years and showed his spirit in
every game . . . won many
letters. Glenn works in a local
Ioyce's motto was, "I can
be serious, but I'd rather be
gay." As a hobby, Ioyce likes
to eat and dance . . . She par-
ticipated in the Style shows.
Ioyce's extra time was spent
working at a local "dime"
Quiet, thoughtful, brown
eyed Iani plans to make her
life profession doctoring. She
served on the Iunior-Senior
Prom committee, Iunior play
committee, and was in the
Band. Iani also participated in
girls intramural sports.
William was a likable stu-
dent during his stay at Heights
High school. Bill's hobbies
are cars and Mechanical draw-
ing. He also likes money. Bill
is employed as a draftsman
at a local factory.
"Loads of fun and sweet
personality" is Ianice. lt comes
natural for her to be nice to
everyone . . . hobby is collect-
ing souvenirs. Ianice is called
"Babe" by many friends . . .
likes Ray and cooking.
If you ever need a friend,
just call on Corinne. "Corky"
was a Booster Club member,
and was in the Second Choir.
Her hobbies consist of roller-
skating, dancing and swim-
Iim is President of our
Senior Class, Student Council,
and A Cappella Choir. He was
active in sports, starring in
football. "Tank" was A11-
State tackle in his senior
year. He belonged to Hi-Y
and was a junior Commence-
Leah, tall, dark, and mis-
chievious, developed a flair
for acting. Besides being in
the Senior play, she took part
in Y-Teens, Booster club,
Iunior prom, and was a Iun-
ior Arbor girl.
St. Iohn's High school lost
a prize package when Mary
Anne moved here last year . ..
but it was our gain. She was
in Y-Teens, Choir, and Sen-
ior Play. At her former "alma
mammy" she was active in
Choir, Dramatics, Rhythm
club, and was Class treasurer.
"Dilly," as Claude is called
by his friends because of his
unknown middle name, is a
happy-go-lucky guy. His hob-
by is reading. He has a job
at a local factory.
Mary Lou is a nice person
to have around. She was a
lunior Arbor Girl . . . On
the Oaks Advertisement staif.
As her hobbies she likes roller
skating, music and talking pic-
She's petite , . . but peppy.
Beatrice with her "flirty-
flirty" eyes, is known as
"Dolly." Active in the Y-
Teens, Student Council, Iun-
ior play, Prom committee, and
Senior play. Her main inter-
est Cwe thinkl is a certain
Intelligent, respected, and
easy to get along with . , .
Audra likes sports and music.
Held office of Student Coun-
cil Secretary and played on
Intramural champs team, M.
H. winner and arbor girl.
Goes by the nickname of
Gentleness is her main vir-
tue . . . Marilyn had a soft
pleasing voice and a smile that
was admired by all. In her
spare time she liked roller
skating . . . now thoughts turn
other ways . . . keeping house
Linda, a truly sincere friend
to all, was a member of the
Library club, Future Nurses
and French club. "Innie won
an MH . . . was Student
Council representative and
served on the Iunior-Senior
"Hats off to Bernie" who
was always on hand to help
make our activities a success
. , , Iunior play committee,
student council, prom commit-
tee, Oaks and Acorn staff,
senior play . . . Bernadine
will be remembered by all as
Noted for his bright red
hair and jolly ways, Bob was
a ray of sunshine to all who
knew him. He graduated from
summer school last year and
is now working for Uncle
The sparkle in Carole Ed-
dy's eyes matches the sparkle
on her left hand . . , She took
part in the Style show and
worked on the Acorn and
Oaks staffs . . . also belonged
to the Y-Teens.
"Ioy" was a Student Coun-
cil representative and a mem-
ber oi the Style show. She
was an Intramural Sport
champion and an MH win-
ner. Her hobbies are collect-
ing photos ot people. She was
employed part-time at a local
Mary, better known as Sis,
is indeed liked by everyone.
Although she claims swim-
ming and dancing as her la-
vorites, she participated in
many intramural sports. Be-
sides the MH she received,
she well earned the title of
Roy was a popular student
with a friendly greeting for
all. He likes cooking and won
the pie-baking contest in 1952.
He was a member of the Sen-
ior Play cast. He has ambi-
tions to be a chef . . .
Harold's middle name must
be "Music," for he was in the
orchestra and band for four
years and in the A Cappella
choir for two years. He also
plays in a dance band and has
won medals in the State Mu-
sic festival . . . "Gobs," his
friends call him!
Shirley has a disposition
that is lively and ardent, frank
and kind. She was a Iunior
Arbor girl, took part in the
style show, member of the Y-
Teens, and played Intramural
sports. Her hobby is roller
ln ludy we see all the
bright things in life . . . her
energy and friendliness are
her outstanding characteris-
tics. She sang in Glee club
and in both Choirs. She ap-
peared as one of the "Melo-
deites" in the Heights Night
A good disposition is more
valuable than gold. This best
describes "Porgie" who was
in the style show and Spanish
club. Porgie won an honor
certificate at Central. Her fa-
vorite past-time is roller-skat-
Known by the name of Pee
Wee to her friends, Louise
was on the Oaks and Acorn
staff, in the second choir and
the style show. Played intra-
mural sports and won her MH
in the tenth grade.
"A friend to all who know
her" is an apt description of
Pat. She participated in in-
tramural sports, winning an
MH, served on the Iunior-
Senior Prom committee, was
a Iunior Arbor girl, and C!
Latin club officer.
Tom likes boating, swim-
ming, and water skiing . . .
and, in general, enjoys taking
life easy CDon't we all?l He
was one of the top four in
his class in mechanical draw-
ing, He is employed at a local
engineering company as a
A little girl with little ways
all her own. Rene was active
in Y-Teens . . . took part in
a Style Show and collects
stuffed toys. Rene was in the
Iunior play and had the lead-
ing role in the Senior play.
"It's nice to be natural when
you're naturally nice" . . .
Gordon played reserve base-
ball and was Commencement
usher. Most of his time was
spent on drafting in a local
engineering office . . . "Gor-
die" is a quiet boy but a true
"Graceful and tall, she
roams through the halls." . . .
that's Pat . . . remembered
by many as "Daphne" in the
Senior play. Active in Orches-
tra, Choir, Iunior Play, Stu-
dent Council, . . . good looks
Dick was an all-round boy,
participating in a variety of
activities such as Oaks and
Acorn publications, football
team managership, Bible class,
Spanish club, Iunior and Sen-
ior play committees. He also
worked alter school. Dick will
lan is a girl who walks with
opportunity. She was active in
Future Nurses, Library club,
Iunior-Senior Prom and Play
committees, Treasurer of Sen-
ior class and Ir. Arbor girl.
Ian likes roller skating and
Quiet, friendly, and sincere,
are only a few of the words
which describe Ian. She was
in Glee club at Central and
took active parts in Art work.
Ian has won honors in the
annual Poppy Poster contest.
Oh, wouldn't it be dull with-
out her? Dorly was trans-
ferred from Muskegon High
School where she was active
in the Booster club, Latin club,
F.H.A .... while here par-
ticipated on Iunior-Senior
prom committee . . . in Iunior
Richard with his dramatic
ways was in Iunior Play . . .
Debate . . . Voice of Democ-
racy Winner . . . active mem-
ber of Student Council,
French club, Latin club, and
Tennis team. He was Master
Councilor of Muskegon Or-
der of DeMolay, an unusual
Arthur was ferocious in
football and a good guy al-
ways. "Porky," the name he
acquired from the boys on the
squad, was a member of the
reserve and varsity football
team. Art's other activities in-
cluded tennis and Hi-Y.
Gilbert was a boy with a
word for everyone. Although
not too active in school activi-
ties, he was well liked by his
friends. "Gil" spent much of his
spare time working on cars.
It is easy to tell that Eze-
kiel is interested in music . . .
four years in Band, three in
Orchestra, and tour in A
Cappela choir, "Zeke" also
went out for athletics and
Works in a local business es-
A tiny mite, but full oi pep
. . . that's Eula. She was ac-
tive in Intramural sports and
took part in the Annual Style
shows. "Dolly" likes to listen
to blues records as a hobby.
Active in the Y-Teens,
Phyllis also participated in in-
tramural sports. "Phyl" was
an Intramural Champion in
her Iunior year. She was in
the Style Show. Collects
coins as a hobby.
Clarence, a very easy going
lad, was always seen in his
hepped-up '41 Ford, "Clare"
was a Student Council Repre-
sentative, on both the Oaks-
Acorn staff. He was on the
Reserve football and track
lf you are looking for
someone quiet and shy, then
Ioyce is the one you're look-
ing for. She is very well liked
by all who know her. She is
treasurer of the Future
Nurses club . . . works for a
local realtor, too.
Shirley is a friendly girl
with a quiet disposition. She
took part in many activities. . .
'Glee club, Choir II, Style
Show and Tea, A Cappella
Choir. Shirley is one of the
"lucky ones" . . . she has C1
-car all her own.
At the top of Carl's activ-
ity list is Band, which took
much ol his time. However,
he also found time to be a
Commencement usher and to
participate in the Heights
Night show. He likes to hunt
Dorothy was not only pop-
ular, but "the tops" . . . class
Secretaryg Oaks, Acorn Edi-
torp Debateg Play committees
and castp Future Nurses, Y-
Teens, Spanish, Latin and
Glee clubs, orchestrag Iunior-
Arbor girl . . . "Most all-
round girl" . . . D.A.R. Best
Stella was a Cherry Pie
queen and a Dress Revue
queen in 4-H. She was a
French club member and on
the Oak's and Acorn staff.
She was also in the Curve-
crest Skating club.
"Always leave them laugh-
ing when you say good-bye."
Phil works at a local gas sta-
tion besides devoting his spare
time to photography and
working on a motor. He also
enjoys industrial arts.
Take a little brawn, a lot
of brain, mix with a liberal
dose of winning personality
. . . and shake hands with
Kenneth! Known as "lake,"
he played Reserve football . . ,
likes hunting and fishing . . .
and automobiles , . . works
part-time for the city.
One of the busiest little
bees at Heights High was
Darlene. She held offices in
Library club, Y-Teens and
Spanish club. Other activities
include French club, Glee club,
Style Show, A Cappella
Choir, Heights Night and
Irving played Reserve foot-
ball and was active in French
club. His hobbies are hunting
and fishing. He likes new cars
and blue-prints. lrv is em-
ployed by a local engineering
company as a draftsman.
Raymond was active in Stu-
dent Council, Hi-Y, and was
one of our best tennis players.
Ray likes to work on his "ex-
trasharp" '41 Ford. Part-time,
he is employed in the dis-
tribution department of The
Barbara will dance her way
to fame. She is taking tap,
ballet, and toe dancing as well
as giving lessons to some of
the beginners. "Barb" works
as head usher in one of our
Bob was a cornetist in the
high school band and parti-
cipated in the Heights Night
show for four years. He
played tennis in his Iunior
and Senior year. Bob works
in a local shoe store.
Blond hair and blue eyes,
that's Norman . . . and a better
friend is hard to find. Norm
was in the band in the ninth
grade and is an Eagle Scout.
His hobby is hunting . . .
and he is employed part-time.
Merle fluniorl Iohnson has
many hobbies . . . model build'
ing, hunting, and sailing. He
has been a camp counselor at
Camp Pendalouan, and was a
manager of the camp trading
post . . . works in a local
"Lovely to Look at" is
Marilyn. She spreads fun and
laughter wherever she is. She
was one of our best cheer-
leaders. Marilyn took part in
the senior play, student coun-
cil and was elected the best
dancer in the senior class.
Emmajane was on The Oaks
and Acorn staffs . . . was a
member of the French club,
and participated in the Style
Show. "Iaynne was also ac-
tive on the Senior Prom com-
mittee and in the local 4-H
Dale was one of those peo-
ple who were bitten by the
mechanical bug. Puttering
around with his car is his
idea of a good spare time
project. He also worked at a
local super - market after
Carl was one who could al-
ways be depended upon.
Acorn staff, Band, Heights
Night, Track, Iunior High
football fat Bunkerl, being
Oaks Co-Editor and News
Editor were some of Carl's
many activities. He also was cr
member of Norton Fire De-
partment and in Civil Patrol.
Esther, a hit in the Heights
Nite Show of '53 as one of
the Melodetts, was active in
Future Nurses, Glee club, A
Cappella choir, and a M.H.
winner. Esther likes sports,
concerts and the piano.
Roberta, well known as
"Bert," was a member of the
Y-Teens in her Iunior year.
She likes a lot of things in
life . . . especially boiled cab-
bagel Her hobbies are skat-
ing and dancing.
Mischief gleams in his eyes.
Larry took part in A Cappella
Choir, Heights "Nite" Show,
Band, and was on the Iunior-
Senior prom committee. He
likes to play tennis and col-
lect post cards.
Wherever she finds herself
in life she gets along . . .
Student Council, Y-Teens,
Iunior Arbor girl, Library
club, Iunior play, varsity de-
bate, Forensics winner, and
Lee Citizen cup award . . .
and who can ever forget
Curtiss came to Heights High
this year from Ravenna. He
has been active here in Choir
II and was president of the
Bible club. Curt likes music
very much. Other hobbies in-
clude ice-skating, swimming,
KON IN G
Al, a very popular boy in
the Senior class, sang in the
A Cappella choir, played in
the Band, and participated in
Heights Night. He also was
an usher at Commencement
last year. Al played varsity
baseball for two years.
Ioe had a quiet disposition.
He had many friends in school.
He played football three years.
foe was picked on the All-
Conlerence football team, in
his senior year. He worked
at a local industrial plant.
Charles is the shy, tall
young fellow who towers over
us in the halls. He is enthu-
siastic about hunting, fishing.
and boating. Much of his time
is spent on his "Chevvy" . . .
employed as an apprentice in
A girl who is not so quiet
as one may think. Mary was
a member and an officer of
Library club . . . A girls MH
winner . . . She likes to play
the piano . . . and works in
a local grocery store.
Ann was gentle, perhaps
shy, but a true friend to
those who knew her well . . .
transferred from Tuscaloosa,
Alabama, where she was ac-
tive in Choir, Intramural
sports, Style show, Class sec-
retary, Y-Teens. "Babysister"
likes to collect records.
Carlton was a conservative
student. He was a member of
the Spanish club in his senior
year, and also in the second
choir for two years. Carlton
attended Bible Class for three
Rita believes variety is the
spice ot lite, and what better
way will you obtain variety
than by being agreeable. Ac-
tive in Intramural sports, Rita
especially likes to square
dance, but also takes an in-
terest in ice-skating and bowl-
Shirley's winning personal-
ity made her "tops" with her
classmates. She was active in
Future Nurses, Y-Teens,
Booster club, Girls Intramural
sports, A Cappella choir, Sub-
juniors, and Glee club . . .
served also as chairman of the
Larry was a fun-loving boy
who always had a smile on
his face. As if going to school
wasn't enough, he was holding
two separate jobs, one in a
factory and one in a super
Gracious in every way that's
our Viv. She was a member
of the Senior play committee,
Library club and officer, Y-
Teens, Glee club, A Cappella
choir, and Radio class. Vivian
was also on the Student Gov-
ernment Day Committee.
Where mischief's afoot, you'll
find her about. Yes, Shirley
is a very gay and friendly
girl, who is well liked by
everyone. Shirl spends much
of her spare time roller-skat-
ing. Popular music is another
favorite of hers.
"Louis" was one of the
top performers in athletics,
making the All-Conference
basketball and football teams
and the All-State third team
in football. He also starred
in track. Louis enjoys, besides
sports, good music and girls.
Bob was noted for achieve-
ments in Music . . . Band's
Concert Master . . . Orchestra
. . . Heights Night . . . A
Cappella Choir . . . Active in
Student Council . . . Hi-Y
. . . Spanish club . . . Junior
and Senior Play . . . Member
of Reserve Basketball and Ten-
nis Team . . . Voted "Most
likely to Succeed."
Richard KDickl is an ac-
complished musician. He
played the violin in the or-
chestra for the past three
years, but was versatile enough
to include Reserve football,
Reserve basketball, and Ten-
nis in his bag of tricks.
Lynn is the kind of girl
that can get along with any-
one. To some of her friends
she is known by the nickname
of "Iackie." Her hobbies are
swimming and skating. One
of her particular likes is danc-
When Ierry wasn't working
in a local food market or go-
ing to school, he was spend-
ing his spare time ice-skating
and horseback riding. He en-
joys music and plays a "mean"
Dorothy was active in in-
tramural sports and was in-
tramural champion in her
sophomore year, She's a mem-
ber of the Spanish club, and
was in the Style Show.
"Dora's" hobby is sports . . .
Richard will be missed by
all undergrads who knew him.
He was in the Iunior play
cast, on the Prom committee,
and a Commencement usher.
"Mitch" was a star performer
in football and track. Faces a
"Music hath charms to
soothe the savage beast," but
whether it's a savage, or just
a concert audience, we can
count on Virginia. She was
a member of the Band and
Orchestra, and participated in
Harry was certainly one of
the happy-go-lucky boys in
school. Active on the reserve
and varsity football and base-
ball team . . . won letters in
both sports. Harry's favorite is
. . . fast cars.
There's a little bit of bad in
every good little girl. Fun
loving Betty has that special
way of making friends with
everyone. She was active in
Y-Teens, Latin club, and the
Style Show. Betty likes Louie
LeRoy, a friend to all, was
class Sergeant-At-Arms, Stu-
dent Council representative, a
Hi-Y member, and Iunior
Commencement usher. He
was also a man of sports tak-
ing part in Track, varsity and
reserve Football, and reserve
"Good things come in small
packages" and this certainly
applies to Waneta. She likes
to sing, a fact which explains
her membership in the A
Cappella choir. Her hobbies
consist of taking pictures and
Hunting and fishing held
the attention of Steve most
of the time. He likes fly-tying
and works at a local sporting
goods store. He was in the
Senior play as a sophomore,
believe it or not.
Often he burned the mid-
night oil, but not for study.
Although Ioe's school activi-
ties were limited to baseball
and reserve football, he had
many outside interests . . .
sports, popular music, and
bashful girls. Works part-
time in a grocery store.
Bob Neiser's hobbies are
fishing and any kind ot racing.
He eats, sleeps, and thinks hot
rods. He works at a local gas
station and has won a repu-
tation of being a pretty good
Being a brilliant cmd earnest
worker, Margene took part in
many school affairs . . . var-
ious committees . . . Glee club
. . . Choirs . . . Style Shows
. . . Arbor girl . . . liked to
-dance . . . sing . . . work on
scrapbooks. "Marge" works at
a local grocery store.
Ioan likes to paint in her
spare time. She is known as
"Ioanie" to her many friends,
active in Glee club, Choir II,
Band, and the Heights Night
and Style Shows, She was
a Y-Teen in her sophomore
Big, blonde, and bashful . . .
that's Arnold. A scholar and
Sportsman, Arn was Senior
ment usher, Iunior Prom
committee, a star in Varsity
and Reserve football. No one
will forget "Elmer" in the
Richard . . . a small and
reserved boy has many
friends, and was known for
his love for the outdoor life.
He likes hunting and fishing
and his hobby is working with
guns. Dick works at a local
We'll all reach success if
only to keep up with Mar-
garet. Her ambition is to be-
come a missionary worker.
She likes traveling and writ-
ing stories. Maggie took part
in a style show, intramural
sports, and won her MH.
Cheerful, ambitious, happy
and gay . , . That's our Iune's
key to success . . . She was in
Iunior play, Senior Play, Y-
Teens, Spanish club, and Sub-
Iuniors . . , worked on Iunior
play committee . . . Senior
play committee . . . Oaks and
Clayton is a camera "bug."
He took photography in school
and became photograph editor
on The Oaks staff. Clayt was
also on The Acorn staff and
was assistant Chronicle school
page editor. He works at a
local photograph studio.
Sandra who brightened up
her corner of life was active
in Y-Teens, Booster Club, Li-
brary club . . . Senior play . . .
Acorn Staff . . . lunior Arbor
girl , . . Prom committee . . .
"Snowball" committee. Sandy
likes piano and taking pic-
Noted for her twinkling
blue eyes, Donna likes all
sports and ice skating . . .
She played girls intramural
sports . . . Acorn and Oaks
staff . . . She was in the Sec-
ond Choir . . . four years in
band Heights Nite show.
Larry was active in student
council, Hi-Y and a Spanish
club member. Larry also
played Reserve Football and
was a winning member of the
Tennis team. His hobbies are
hunting, fishing, and his two-
tone 42 Dodge.
I One of the upper-third of
the class, Eugene was out-
standing. He took band in his
freshman and sophomore
years and Camera club in his
sophomore year. Eugene also
enjoys hunting and fishing in
his spare time.
Although Donna has proved
to be one of our quieter sen-
iors, she claims she may yet
do or say something sensa-
tional. Besides winning an
honor certificate, she was a
Iunior Arbor girl. As her
hobby, Donna collects snap-
Ann's first love is sports.
She played intramural sports
for four years . . . was on
the basketball and baseball
championship teams in her
junior year and won two
MH's. Annie was also active
in Future Nurses and Span-
Cooking and sewing claim
most of Gloria's time. She
took part in style shows and
did her work willingly and
well. Gloria baby sits in her
spare time and is hardly ever
seen without her best pal . . .
her sister Shirlean.
Barbara was a great help
to the Oaks and Acorn staffs,
as a photographer. Barbara,
a member of the Library and
Art clubs, sang in the Glee
club, a majorette and was in a
Heights Nite show.
Chairman of "Snowball"
and Iunior-Senior prom . . .
member of Y-Teens, Senior
play cast, Library and Booster
club . . . Patricia served on
Iunior play committee and
Oaks and Acorn staff . . .
Pat's peppy personality was
the punch of the party.
"Bill" is the out-of-door
type. He spends most of his
time hunting, fishing and trap-
ping. But besides his outdoor
interest William likes wood-
working and won a wood-
working award in his Iunior
Richard likes mechanical
drawing and has won awards
in this field. He wants to be
a draftsman and is preparing
himself for this vocation. Be-
sides drawing, Dick likes foot-
ball and hunting. Like so many
others, he works after school.
Shirlean likes to sew and
that goes to show why she
participated in the Style
Shows. She's quiet but it's
hard to match the wisdom un-
derneath . . . although re-
served in her manner she is
a wonderful person to know.
Work and play stand side
by side for Eldonna. She was
l'Ooks" art editor and best
actress of her class. Pete was
a member of Region 4, Y-
Teens, A Cappella, Booster
club, student council, Snowball
and Prom committees, Iunior
and Senior plays.
Roy made the best ot every
opportunity. He was vice-
president ol his Freshman and
Senior classes and Student
council, won letters in three
sports, and was a Commence-
ment usher. Roy has many
friends and works part-time.
Patricia's interests lie in
sports, music, A Cappella
choir, and part-time work at
a local theater. She took part
in cheerleading, Glee club,
Girls' Intramural sports,
Heights Night, and Exchange
assembly. Known to her
friends as "Palimino" . . .
won an MH.
Short and stout, packed full
ol fun describes Ierry , . .
serving on Iunior-Senior
Prom committee . . . a mem-
ber ot Hi-Y. "Plosh" ex-
celled in reserve and varsity
football. lust call on Ierry
and the work was done.
Patrick was a boy with am-
bitious ways. He has worked
all through his school years
at a local grocery store and
at a department store. He was
Pat, to his friends and has
an ample supply of them.
Ieanette was a member of
Y-Teens, Spanish Club, and
Glee Club. She was a Na-
tional American Legion Poster
Winner. Pete's hobby is
Drawing and she works at a
local store in Muskegon.
Ken might be small in ap-
pearance, but look at the size
of a stick of dynamitel
Chosen best-looking boy, he
played a top-notch brand of
football and baseball, He en-
joys billiards, and is employed
part-time at a local industrial
Phyllis was a member of
the Oaks-Acorn staffs, Glee
Club, A Cappella Choir, was
a cheerleader in 9th grade and
a team captain. She won the
Iunior High certificate, ribbon,
and silver pin.
Art was one of the tallest
gents in the Senior class with
a heart as good as gold. "Ret"
was active in all the Band and
Orchestra concerts during his
school years and won several
medals. Ret likes motor boat-
A quiet boy with a quiet
way always has little to say.
Bob likes to hunt and fish
during his spare time. He is
also known as "Rabbit" to
most of his friends.
With his quick smile and
flashing eyes, Gordon had no
trouble winning friends.
Gordy was a member of the
Hi-Y for two years and was
liked by all the fellows in his
Doreen, was in A Cappella
choir, Orchestra, on the
Christmas Formal committee
and Special Assembly commit-
tees , . . Iunior Arbor girl,
Legion award winner, and
Third best citizen.
Fun loving and carefree de-
scribes our "Sal" She parti-
cipated in Y-Teens, A Cap-
pella choir and Student Coun-
cil . . . was on the Iunior
and Senior play committees
. . . was chosen class cut-up.
Sally likes dancing, eating and
Though very quiet, until
you know her well, "Smitty"
is indeed a true friend. Be-
sides being active in intra-
mural sports and winning her
MH letter, loan also worked
on The Oaks and Acorn staff
and Library club.
Richard coming here in his
senior year, quickly established
himself a record for being a
friendly and well liked boy.
Dick's hobbies are boating,
fishing, and working on cars
and model planes.
Many will remember Ar-
lene for her fine performance
in the Heights Nite Shows.
"Pinky" was a majorette in
the Band, She has won many
twirling medals and likes to-
write letters as a hobby.
A jolly boy, chuck full of
fun, he's always nice to every-
one. Don was a member of
the band for four years and
also participated in Heights
Night Show for four years.
His particular likes are cars
"Time goes steady and so
does Bernice." Wherever we
see "Niece" there is Don.
Bernice served on Iunior,
Senior Prom committee, The
Oakes-Acorn staff and was a
member of Y-Teens. She liked
listening to polka records.
Harold is a shy goodlook-
ing boy with black wavy hair.
Class president in the ninth
grade, on the track team for
three years. Also won honors
in industrial arts. He is now
working at a local grocery
Varsity football brought
Dick a taste of the sport this
year when he played his first
season of football. "Dinks"
also played baseball. He was a
Hi-Y member. He likes fish-
ing. Dick gained many friends
Iames was a member of the
band for three years and par-
ticpated in the Heights Night
Shows. lim was also a mem-
ber of the orchestra and was
in the Spanish club in his
Whether it's a cowboy dance
or a Council meeting, Bill's
attentive. Football, baseball,
track, council and Harriet
claimed most of Bill's time . . .
Also active as Council vice-
usher, Assembly participant
and Senior play member. lust
plain Bill . . .
Thomas readily made a
place here at M.H.I"l.S. after
coming in his senior year
from Anderson, Indiana . . .
Respected and liked by every-
one . . . Tom took part in
Hi-Y . , . played varsity
basketball . . . He likes to
draw and play tennis.
Marshalls chief interest is
4-H archery. He won the
Senior 4-H archery champ-
ionship and lunior Leader-
ship award in l95l. ln l952
he placed first at M.S.C. with
his archery demonstration. He
was also on the Acorn and
Vernabelle was a member
of the band in her ninth,
tenth and eleventh year and
participated in Heights Nights
shows. She likes to take pic-
tures and was a member of
the Camera Club. Her hobby
Shirley's biggest assets are
her ambitious ways . , . stu-
dent council, A Cappella choir,
Spanish club, art club officer.
She won an American Le-
gion award and gave a speech
at the teachers convention in
Grand Rapids. "Shirt" likes
politics and foreign languages.
An all-around gal with an
all-around personality. Bar-
bara took part in Y-Teens,
Spanish, Booster, and Glee
clubsg Oaks and Acorn staffg
senior play, and Snowball
committee . . . won an M.H.
Barb chairmaned the Y-Teen
dances into success.
With her blond hair and
blue eyes, we simply could not
pass her by. "Mouse" parti-
cipated in the Spanish, Boos-
ter, and Y-Teens clubs . . .
was on the Christmas Formal
and Iunior play committees
. . . a Iunior Arbor girl and
"Known for the noise she
doesn't make," Leone was
president of the Library club
. . , participated in the Style
Show and Tea. . . won an art
award in the Poppy Poster
contest, works in a local
green-house . . . likes oil
She's not as quiet as she
seeins , . . Darlene who is bet-
ter known by all of her
friends as "Dad," participated
in the Style Show, Oaks and
Acorn staffs, Darlene likes to
dance and listen to popular
lf there isn't fun, Bob will
make it. He was a member of
Student Council, Iunior play
committee, Hi - Y, Heights
Night, Band, Prom commit-
tee, Reserve football, Reserve
basketball, and Tennis team.
He works in a local industry.
Radio and music are Mar-
ion's main interests, He likes
to play the harmonica and
guitar and says he would like
to extend his education of a
radio technician. Marion also
works in a local market in
his spare time.
With a gleam of mischief
in his eyes, there was never
a dull moment when Ed was
around. Ed liked to swim and
do gymnastics. He played var-
sity arid reserve football. Ed
worked at a local industry.
Ever laughing, talking, and
smiling, that's "Betsy." She
was a member of the Y-
Teens, took part in the Style
Show. On the Exchange As-
sembly in her Iunior year.
Her hobbies are reading and
He likes printing and jour-
nalism a great deal. Harold
works at Novak's Meat Market
after school and hopes to be-
come a meat cutter some day.
He is a member of the Naval
Reserve. His favorite sports
are hunting and fishing.
Some say Ronald goes by
the golden rule, "Silence is.
golden," but we know betterl
Ron collects hot rod books . . .
likes fishing and boating. He
spends his after school hours
working lor the chronicle and
Mention "shyness" and
"modesty" and you think of
Diane . . . taking part in Li-
brary and Art Clubs . . .
Diane won many friends with
her sincere heart and friendly
manner . . , Likes to collect
photographs as her hobby . . .
she'll go far someday!
"l'm a quiet fellow, some-
timesl" Richard's activities
are many: class treasurer,
Iunior play committee, Hi-Y
member, Senior play cast,
color guard, Iunior Com-
mencement usher, Iunior-Sen-
ior prom committee, and Ten-
nis. Dick likes photography,
swimming, fishing, and Iune.
This young lady has loads
of friends, maybe 'cause she's
a friend to others. Donna was
in the Iunior Play committee,
in Future Nurses, Y-Teens,
Style Show, Glee club, Choir.
She likes music and dancing.
Although Doris was chosen
Most Bashful girl, she makes
friends easily. She was a
member of Y-Teens, Student
Council and Library Club.
"Dor," took part in style show
and appeared on television,
styling her garments.
Don, who was very popular,
played football, sang in the
A Cappella choir, participated
in the Exchange assembly,
and Heights Night show.
"Fuzzy" was a member of the
'Camera and Spanish clubs.
He received an efficiency
medal in Spanish.
Iohn had a varied career,
including participation in De-
bate, Iunior and Senior plays,
Band, Heights Night, Reserve
basketball, Radio class, and
speech. He won the extem-
poraneous contest. Likes -lish-
ing, swimming, speech, music,
with emphasis upon dance
Give him a chocolate malted
and you're his friend. Bill
likes athletics and took part
in Reserve football. After
school he works in a local
grocery store. In his spare
time he enjoys a game of
lim had music in his blood
and to prove it he won 10
firsts in solo and essemble con-
tests during his three years in
band. He was on the tennis
team and in the Heights Night
Ledell took a great interest
in sports during his school
years. He played football,
baseball, and was a wrestling
champion at the Ludi Romani
events. Ledell was Council
representative in his Iunior
Iolly and carefree . . . a
friend to all, IoAnn likes to
skate, bowl, and read . . . took
part in the Style Show, Y-
Teens . . . Acorn and Oaks, a
Girls' Intramural champion.
"loanie" works part time in
the office of Iudge Bernard
Dorthea had a reserved and
quiet disposition. She likes
dancing and skating. ln her
sophomore year, "Tootsie" was
in a Style show and was also
in girls Intramural sports and
a MH winner.
Always happy, always gay,
she's a good sport we all say.
Shirley CShirttaill played ln-
tramural sports in her fresh-
man year. She took part in
the Style Show in her soph-
omore year. Her hobbies are
skating, and dancing.
"Sweet and Lovely" and
brains tool Betty belonged to
Library, Y-Teens, Spanish,
and Booster clubs. Student
Council treasurer, Arbor girl,
"Snowball" chairman, Iunior
prom and play committees,
Senior play cast and now, the
retired Booster Club presi-
Erma's really got rhythm,
as she takes to music, danc-
ing, and skating. An all-
around girl, Erma partici-
pated in intramural sports and
won a "C" at Central. Col-
lects pictures as a hobby.
"Lawrence" is another of
our sports minded boys, run-
ning on the track team for
his high school and hunting
and fishing in his spare time.
He was class Vice-President
in his freshman year and
works after school.
When we met Donna we
knew she would always be our
friend . . . active in Library
club, Oaks, Acorn staff, A Cap-
pella choir . . . played intra-
mural sports and won her
MH. She sang in the choir at
the N.E.A. Convention.
Maggie is a very sociable
and congenial person. She is
well liked by everyone. While
in 12-2 she was a student
council representative. "G"
played intramural sports and
likes convertibles and choco-
Margaret enjoys dancing
and collects figurines as a
hobby. She works after school
hours for an insurance and
real estate agency. She likes
almost everything . . . with
the possible exception of ba-
nana cream piel
Nancy participated in Span-
ish club, Future Nurses, Y-
Teens, and served on the lun-
ior play committee. "Nanc's"
favorite interests in life are
music and a certain guy . . .
She was a member of the A
Cappella choir for three years.
Eugene never passed up a
chance to enjoy himself and
to make others happy. "Gene"
likes all sports and he also
likes to travel . . . piano is
his hobby. ln his spare time he
worked at a local grocery
David was a likeabe person
and got along well with every-
one. In his sophomore and
junior year, "lean" partici-
pated in Baseball and won Re-
serve Letters. He enjoys col-
lecting stamps as a hobby.
Quince was one of the
flashiest basketball players to
play for the Tigers. Basket-
ball wasn't his only sport, as
he was also on the football
and track teams. Ouince won
honors in printing and works
Ronald has a host of hob-
bies, boats, cars, and planes.
He also likes roller skating
and was a member of Hi-Y in
ninth grade. He is employed
at a local super market.
A quiet girl with a winning
smile: that's Darlene. She was
a member of the A Cappella
Choir, the Mixed Chorus, and
the Style show. She also acted
as a Student Council secre-
Attractive and ambitious,
what more could one ask?
Yes, the title of "Best Look-
ing" fits Beverly well. Bev
was on the Sr. play commit-
tee, and both the Oaks and
Acorn staff. She enjoys danc-
ing and popular music.
Although she leaves the
impression of a care-free girl,
Yvonne is sincere in every
way. She participated in Stu-
dent Council, Y-Teens, lun-
ior-Senior play and Prom
committee, and Acorn and
Oaks staff. Yvonne likes Ray
Anthony records and dancing.
Bob was an athlete, and a
"big flirt." He played both
Varsity and Reserve basketball.
later becoming team manager.
In baseball his biggest thrills
were tossing no-hit games.
Bob liked music, singing in
the A Cappella choir for three
A gentleman and a scholar
. . . that's Iohn. He has a
good rating scholastically,
played Reserve football, and
was in Student Council. He
likes girls, but hasn't any
room in his life for jazz mu-
Carl was a quiet senior who
was very popular among his
class friends. He played foot-
ball for two years. He likes
roller skating and music . . .
received honorable mention in
machine shop . . . often called
HAROLD KUNKLE G.E.D.T.
Cottrail played Varsity foot-
ball for three years and was
in the Band . . . he received
athletic awards, a fact which
did not keep him from enjoy-
ing music. "Ioy Boy" works
in a local factory part-time.
Foster fFos or Buz to his
friendsi chose to serve his
country by joining the Air
Force. He joined in Decem-
ber, l952, and received his
basic training at the Lackland
Air Base. As a hobby he likes
BERNARD SMITH G.E.D.T.
.. 49 -
His horn was his true love,
proven by Band, "Heights
Nite," and Orchestra. Iim was
Class president, Commence-
ment usher, in A Cappella
Choir, and an impressive mas-
ter of ceremonies. Outstanding
acting ability rewarded him
with leads in both class plays.
Pauline is a transferred
student from Midland. "Pat"
as she is better known to her
friends, enjoys sewing and
embroidering as her hobbies.
ln her spare time she works
at a local restaurant.
Richard is a happy-go-lucky
guy and has lots of friends in
which he met in four years
of school. I-le likes hunting,
fishing, and printing and hopes
to become a printer some day.
RICHARD FERRY Ir.
Dona is one of the quietest
and most shy girl in the sen-
ior class. She took part in the
Style Show in her freshman
and sophomore years. As a
hobby, Dona is very fond of
Lucille came here from
Montague where she was the
"T.B. Queen," and won a
shorthand medal. Quiet, pleas-
ant, she served as a member
of the Girls' league and on
the Camival committee . . .
goes by the name of "Tex,"
MOSES BERNARD Ir.
UPPER THIRD IN SCHOLARSHIP
Mary Lou Dornbush
Seniors - 1953
- 50 ...
Mary Ann DeFouw
Kay Ronalda Ackerman, 3028 Fifth Street
Michael Francis Adamczak, 2107 Seventh Street
Margaret Belle Allmon, 3225 Mona Avenue
Ianette Lea Anderson, 2942 Bailey Street, Muskegon
Orlan Anderson, 2424 Sanford Street
Donna Iean Bakker, 2332 Sanford Street
Edna Carole Ann Balas, 2809 Leahy Street
Leroy Baldwin, 2228 Wood Street
Fred Arthur Beard, 1337 Marquette Street, Muskegon
Larry Eugene Beck, 205 N. Third Avenue, Fruitport
Ann Marie Becklin, 6090 S. Walker Road, Fruitport
Horst Dieter Berkner, 2528 Baker Street
Barbara lean Bernard, 3018 McCracken Avenue
Moses D. Bernard Ir., 3254 E. Broadway
Carolyn Marie Bickowski, 2111 Eighth Street
Ruth Marie Black, 6317 Henry Street, Muskegon
Martha Lee Blake, 2416 Wood Street
Barbara Ann Bodnar, 2637 Seventh Street
Louis Bodnar, 2521 Seventh Street
Helen lane Dawes, 55 E. Delano Avenue
Leah Rae Decent, 3304 Sanford Street
William Deephouse, 6463 Grand Haven Road, Muskegon
Mary Anne DeFouw, 1845 Belmont Drive, Muskegon
Ianice Delia Dick, 2421 Howden Street
Claude L. Dilly, 120 E. First Avenue
Mary Lou Dornbush, 5029 Grand Haven Road, Muskegon
Maxine Ioy Bond, 3436 Black Creek Road, Muskegon
Grace Rouhmel Bonifield, 5741 Grand Haven Road,
Herman Bernard Borgerding, 221 Mann Avenue
Merle Galan Bosch, 738 Farr Road, Muskegon
Yvonne lean Boston, 2756 Heights-Ravenna Road,
Marilyn lean Bradford, 601 W. Summit Avenue, Muskegon
Patricia lllene Brandon, 2306 E. Broadway, Muskegon
Laurel Lee Brongersma, 2244 Maflett Street
Louise Marie Buit, 1080 W. Norton, Muskegon
Valerie Bull, 2939 Sixth Street
Robert Arnold Burghduf, 3229 Seventh Street
Ronald Elmer Burmeister, 2893 McDermott Street
lean 1. Burnett, 1140 Bellway Avenue, Muskegon
Iohnny R. Burton, 2325 Wood Street
Floretta Cade, 2329 Howden Street
Louis Eugene Califf, 2213 Howden Street
Beverly Ann Carlson, 1628 C Defense Avenue, Muskegon
Shirley Ann Carpenter, 427 Columbia Avenue
Wilbur Carter, 2120 Manz Street
Iacqueline Mabel Charland, 3300 Mona Avenue
Phyllis Roberta Christmas, 1142 Cornell Road, Muskegon
Doreen H. Cline, 4837 S. Grand Street, Muskegon
Vernon Earl Connell, 3106 Seventh Street
Shirley Alberta Cook, 981 Hendrick Road, Muskegon
Clare Wilson Cooper, 210 Harrison
Glenn Ralph Cooper, 2428 Mclllwraith Street
Corinne Pearl Cranston, 3931 Buck Street, Muskegon
Barbara Ann Danford, 2505 Sanford Street
Ioyce Elaine Dault, 5371 Quarterline Road, Muskegon
Iames Henry Davies, 3001 Seventh Street
Bernadine Ann Marie Doubrava, 3240 Peck Street
Beatrice Meriam Dunham, 520 E. Broadway
Robert Arnold Durga, 3047 Worden Street, Muskegon
Audra Faye Earley, 2109 Dyson Street
Carole Ann Eddy, 2325 Sixth Street
Betty Elizabeth Egyed, 2417 Seventh Street
Iohn Alexander Egyed, 2417 Seventh Street
Richard Earl Ferry Ir., 335 Ruddiman Drive,
Marilyn Ioyce Field, 2328 Leahy Street
Mary Ioyce Fikes,2425 Manz Street
Linda Lee Fortenbacher, 1732 Shettler Road, Muskegon
Mary Lorraine Fortenbacher, 1934 Kinsey Street,
Roy D. Forward, 2886 Brooks Road, Fruitport
Carl Frazier, 2408 Mclllwraith Street
Cottrial Frazier, 2408 Mclllwraith Street
Louise Esther Frens, 2117 Iefferson Street
Harold Arthur Garber, 2324 Sixth Street
Patricia Louise Garner, 2828 Ninth Street
Shirley Belle Gauthier, 3027 Sanford Street
Thomas D. George, 3137 Merriam Avenue
Iudith Goldberg, 757 W. Dale, Muskegon
Rene Barbara Goode, 2534 Cumberland, Muskegon
Georgia Leora Goodrich, 1949 Bundt Drive, Muskegon
Gordon Ioseph Grant, 3101 Waalkes Street
Patricia Rae Hahn, 1435 Roosevelt Road, Muskegon
Richard Stanhope Harrington, 2501 Maffett St.
Foster Gerald Harris, 5743 S. Harvey Street, Muskegon
Richard George Harris, R. l, Spring Lake
Arthur Earl Hartman, 2545 Howden Street
Ianice Dee Hawley, 2613 Liberty Road, Muskegon
Gilbert G. Hegedus, 2513 Iefferson Street
Ianette Lois Hemken, Nunica
Iames Robert Ezekiel Hemphill, 3116 Seventh Street
Franklin Lee Hendrick, 7 Crescent Avenue
Dorly May-Lis Hendrickson, 215 W. Hackley
Eula Herbert, 2536 Manz Street
Phyllis Marie Herrala, 2023 Henry Street, Muskegon
Dorothy lean Hesselink, 1040 E. Broadway, Muskegon
Clarence S. Highway Ir., 2024 Hoyt Street
Clinton Earl Hood III, 1833 Lemuel Street
Stella Louise Hoogewind, 3816 S. Sheridan Drive,
Ioyce Faye Howell, 2440 Peck Street
Phillip Richard Hughes, 870 Berg Road
Shirley I. Hunter, 3117 Waalkes Street
Carl William Iensen Ir., 3040 Fairfield Street, Muskegon
Kenneth Iohn Iacobs, 3001 Lemuel Street
Hazel Darlene Iohnson, 2341 Sixth Street
Irving A. Iohnson, 102 E. Maplewood
Merle Robert Iohnson, 2836 Fairfield Street, Muskegon
Raymond B. Iohnson, 2141 Maffett Street
Richard Kenneth Iohnson, 75 Crescent Avenue
Marilyn I. Keglovitz, 3027 Highland Avenue
Barbara Marie Kemperman, 2410 Henry Street, Muskegon
Emmajane lla Kempker, 3211 Charles Street, Muskegon
Bobby Dan Kerley, 2409 Maffett Street
Dale Allen Kessler, 520 Waalkes Street, Muskegon
Norman Ray Kessler, 520 Waalkes Street, Muskegon
Carl Donald King, 2040 Lawnel Boulevard, Muskegon
Esther Ann Kleeves, 3100 E. Cline Road, Fruitport
Albert Koning, 3863 S. Sheridan Drive, Muskegon
Roberta Lee Kozler, 2055 Crowley Street, Muskegon
Harold Roger Kunkle, 16283 Via Segundo, San Lorenzo
Richard Iohn Kuzniar, 5620 E. Sternburg Road, Fruitport
Ioseph Bernard Laban, 2504 Eighth Street
Larry Russell Lambrix, 2125 Ieiferson Street
Charles Adam Lang, 60 W. Byron Street, Muskegon
Harriett Iune Lee, 2133 Maffett Street
Curtiss Melvin McClain, 4718 Heights-Ravenna Road,
Mary Ellen McClary, 1401 Glade Street
Haley Ann McCoy, 2420 Manz Street
Carlton McDonald, 2329 Howden Street
Shirley Ann McFall, 3677 Grand Haven Road
Rita Marie McLean, 1939 Crowley Street, Muskegon
Louie Alvin McMurray, 2445 Lethen Street
Robert William Martin, 2825 Park Avenue
Shirley Louisa Mattson, 3032 Fifth Street
Robert Kurt Mauch, 2441'1-loyt Street
LeRoy Lauritz Mecher, 2039 Hoyt Street
Richard G. Meister, 3013 Sanford Street
Vivian Rose Melin, 259 W. Summit Avenue
Lynn Merrihew, 3262 S. Dangl Road, Muskegon
Ierry L. Meyers, 1267 Shettler Road, Muskegon
Betty Miskowiec, 3105 Iefferson Street
Dorothy Ruth Mitchell, 426 E. Hume Avenue
Leroy Mitchell, 426 Hume Avenue
Richard Allen Mitchell, 2825 Leahy Street
Waneta Mae Moore, 5416 S. Quarterline Road
Virginia Ann Morris, 268 W. Broadway
Steven Murar Ir., 2633 Ninth Street
Harry Nearing Ir., 2036 Mclllwraith Street
Ioseph Raymond Neiser, 2909 Park Avenue
Robert Lee Neiser, 2309 Reynolds Street
Margaret Iuruthie Nelson, 2417 Iarman Street
Margene Ann Noble, 2825 Ninth Street
Iune Marilyn Norden, 2108 Hoyt Street
Ioann L. Nummerdor, 2920 Fairfield Street, Muskegon
Clayton Lee Nuttall, 2008 E. Broadway, Muskegon
Arnold I. Ochs, 2838 Mason Boulevard
Sandra Lee O'Rei1ly, 3024 Sanford Street
Richard Lyman Orling, 62 W. Barney Avenue
Donna LaVerle Parker, 1940 E. Broadway, Muskegon
Larry Herbert Pattison, 2644 Reynolds Street
Barbara Anne Paulin, 2501 Iefterson Street
Eugene Dale Paulson, 2609 Heights-Ravenna Road,
PatriciarLouise Pawlak, 3237 Mona Avenue
Donna Elaine Pearson, 2975 McDermott Street, Muskegon
William Carl Pearson, 3210 Thoma Road, Muskegon
Ann lean Pellresne, 1507 W. Seminole Drive, Muskegon
Dona Mae Peliresne, 1507 Seminole Drive, Muskegon
Richard Eugene Penny, 2150 Norton Avenue, Muskegon
Gloria Anne Pertilla, 2404 Manz Street
Shirlean Pertilla, 2404 Manz Street
Eldonna Iean Peterson, 3308 Peck Street
Ieanette Valeska Petropoulos, 2121 Peck Street
Roy Gene Phillips, 2233 Ray Street
Kenneth Allen Plichta, 2736 Heights-Ravenna Road,
Patricia Ann Polifronio, 2545 Filth Street
Phyllis loan Portenga, 2917 Wood Street
Gerald Martin Privasky, 2816 Mason Boulevard
Arthur Wayne Retsema, 2116 Baker Street
Patrick Louis Richards, 4271 Henry Street, Muskegon
Robert Norman Robidoux, 3021 Mona Avenue
George Gordon Ryan, 2345 Matlet Street
Arlene Ioyce Schei, 2445 Riordan Street
Doreen Mae Schmidt, 2217 Howden Street
Donald Edward Schmiege, 8070 Old Channel Trail,
Sally Ioan Sekeres, 2509 Lemuel Street
Bernice Ann Skocelas, 2429 Baker Street
Bernard Smith, P.O. Box 441, Marquette, Michigan
Harold Lee Smith, 2961 Madison Street, Muskegon
Ioan E. Smith, 1200 W. Summit Road, Muskegon
Richard Iohn Elwin Southwick, 3133 Sixth Street
Richard Iohn Sova, 2740 Liberty Road, Muskegon
Iames Ralph Stariha, 2916 Sanford Street
Shirley Mae Stark, 1672 Hendrick Road, Muskegon
William Peter Start, 4837 Martin Road, Muskegon
Barbara May Steenhagen, 133 Summit Avenue
Thomas T. Steers Ir., 2540 Maffett Street
Maxine Louise Sterkenburg, 3333 Baker Street
Marshall Glade Stevens, 1630 E. Broadway, Muskegon
Leone Ada Stryker, 1357 W. Forest Park Road, Muskegon
Vernabelle Mae Sturgis, 2508 Howden Street
Darlene Io-Anne Surfus, 2232 Ninth Street
Robert Clarence Sutton, 2625 Eighth Street
Ronald Lee Sutton, 571 W. Broadway
Marion Author Lee Tanner, 2785 Dalson Road, Twin Lake
Helen Diane Thoma, 82 E. Maplewood
Edward Francis Tomorsky, 512 Lake Shore Boulevard,
Richard K. Torrey, 986 Hendricks Road, Muskegon
Bessie N. Tsaggaris, 2140 Maiiett Street
Lucille Urbish, 2909 Baker Street
Donna lean VanBroc:k1in, 3540 Chippewa Drive, Muskegon
Iolene Ann Vandenberg, 1714 Peck Street
Doris Ann Vanderweele, 3301 Baker Street
Donald Edward VanDyke, 4234 S. Sheridan, Muskegon
IoAnn Bessie Veeneman, 2524 Mafiett Street
Iohn Richard Vitek Ir., 2821 Ieiferson Street
Dorothea E. Voorhies, 2321 Reynolds Street
William Iohn Wagenmaker, 4378 Grand Haven Road,
Shirley Ann Walker, 2028 Ray Street
Iames Martin Walthers, 2924 Park Avenue
Betty Marguerite Wannamaker, 3127 Glendale Avenue
Ledell Watson, 2021 Iarman Street
Harry Allyn Way, 3125 Ninth Street
Erma lean Webb, 2329 Manz Street
Larry L. Whitsell, 2032 Plainfield, Muskegon
Eugene Carl Whittum, 1466 Shettler Road, Muskegon
Donna Marie Wigren, 5286 Lake Harbor Road, Muskegon
David Eugene Williams, 2428 Manz Street
Maggie Iean Williams, 2146 Elwood Street
Ouince Ester Williams, 2828 Iarman Street
Margaret Louise Wilson, 2640 Leahy Street
Ronald Witham, 669 Hancock, Muskegon
Nancy Carol Wolcott, 1022 W. Broadway
Darlene Marjorie Workman, 2534 lefferson Street
Beverly Ann Young, 2150 B. Philip Smith, Muskegon
Iames Albert Zeller, 296 W. Hile Road, Muskegon
Yvonne Mary Zimmer, 3313 Ietierson Street
Pauline Marie Zimmerman, 1237 E. Ellis Road
Robert Allen Zorn, 3027 Reynolds Street
Betty Husted, Fruitport
lanice reached the top-most rung of the scholastic
ladder for l953, rating highest of all her classmates
for four years of study. But study was not the only
thing lanice did during her high school career. She
worked part-time after school hours and also found
time to go roller-skating and dancing. She was a
member of the lunior-Senior Prom and Play commit-
tees and was a lunior Arbor Girl at last year's Com-
She was especially interested in Future Nurses
club and has intimated to her close friends that she
might go into training to become a nurse. We have
no doubt that whatever Ianice decides to do, she will
be a success. Here's luck, just in case she ever
Bob, as lie is known to his friends at Heights High,
was outstanding in more ways than one. A towering
young man physically, Bob also towered above most
of his classmates in scholarship and in musical talent.
lle was Concertmaster of the Band, in Orchestra,
A Cappella Choir, and other organizations including
He was very active in athletics Cbasketball and
tennisl until illness struck him down, temporarily. Bob
bounced right back, however, as a Student Council,
l-li-Y, and Spanish Club member. Wherever he goes
from here, Bob is bound to hit the top. He hopes to
enter the University of Michigan in the fall.
D.A.R. BEST CITIZEN
Each year a committee of seniors choose a list of
candidates tusually 18 or 201 for this honor. Members
of the faculty then vote on these candidates, narrow-
ing the field to five. All seniors are then given an
opportunity to vote for one of these five for "Best Girl
Citizen". Dorothy Hesselink is the winner for 1953.
D.A.R. Best Citizens from this area were guests of
honor at a tea given by the Muskegon Chapter, D.A.R.
Winners also received gold pins, and a trip to the
State DAR. Convention held this year in Saginaw.
A ceremony, announcement of the state winner, and
a banquet were part of the very interesting program.
MOST LIKELY TO
We think Ianice Hawley
and Bob Mauch will really
We tip our hats to our
favorite actors, Eldonna
Peterson and Iirn Zeller.
Heights High's flirty
tlirty eyes belong to
Beatrice Dunham and Bob
That Handsome couple
you see around school is
none other than Harriett
Lee and Bill Start.
Wherever there were
activities, lim Davies and
Dorothy Hesselink were
The kids who smile so
shyly are Doris Vander-
There were no dull mo-
ments, literally, with Sally
Sekeres and Bob Sutton.
Wheele and Arnold Ochs.
Our good looking
Q, Beverly Young and Ken
Plichta can really knock
your eye out.
Mary Fortenbacker and
Louie McMurray tip the
scales when it comes to
by Iames Davies
President, Senior Class
One ol the most enjoyable periods
of our lives is about over. In grade
school we wondered when that great
day of high school graduation would
come. Now it is here!
It has been said that the years in
high school-the "green years"-
are the best years of our lives.
Sometimes I haven't been willing to
believe this, but now I know it is
true, Think of the fun we have en-
joyed at our class parties, dances,
and other entertainments. Those of
us who have participated in extra-
curricular activities such as clubs,
sports, plays, band, orchestra, or
choir, have enjoyed their school
days all the more because of their
activity. We will remember all of
these things for a long time to come.
All this will soon come to an end.
Some of us will be going on to col-
legeg others will go out to work, still
others will be going directly into
the armed forces. It is possible that
because of this wide-spread change,
we shall not see our friends again
for many years. Yet, as we go out
into the world, we should not forget
that we shall also make new friends
and have new experiences. As the
"Grow old along with me,
The best is yet to bel"
It is in this spirit, therefore, that
I do wish all of you the best of luck
in your future undertakings, and
look forward to seeing all of you
often after graduation.
TO THE CLASS OF '53
by Dorothy Hesselink
D.A.R. Citizenship Award Winner
For three short years, we, as a
class, have worked and studied tO-
gether. Now we are about to be
graduated and leave our high s:hool
days behind. No longer will there
be someone at our elbows, urging
us on, encouraging us to greater
We will part, perhaps lJ go on to
college or to enter some particular
vocation, but always we will remem-
ber the things we did and the
things we learned hero at Musk-
egon Heights High school.
Through the past years, we have
been taught to be good citizens, by
performing our civic responsibilities,
by voting, and by taking active
part in student government. Also
we have been taught to do our duty
to God and to our country, and to
I am proud to say that I believe
the Class of '53 has done and will
continue to do its part in promoting
good citizenship through patriotism,
leadership, loyalty, and dependabil-
ity, If we continue to do these
things, we shall really be, in truth,
the good Citizens of Tomorrow.
DEDICATED TO THE CLASS OF '53
TO OUR PARENTS
AND FACULTY FRIENDS
The Bridge Builder
An old man going along a highway
Came at evening, cold and gray,
To a chasm vast and deep and wide.
The old man crossed in the twilight dim,
The sullen stream had no fear for him,
But he turned when safe on the other side,
And built a bridge to span the tide.
Old man," said a fellow pilgrim near,
You are wasting your strength with building here
Your journey will end with the ending day,
You never again will pass this way,
You've crossed the chasm deep and wide,
Why build you this bridge at eventide?"
The builder lifted his old gray head,
Good friend, in the path l've come," he said,
There followeth after me today
A youth whose feet must pass this way,
This chasm that has been naught to me,
To that fair youth may a pitfall beg
He, too, must cross in the twilight dim -
Good friend, l'm building this bridge for him."
- Author Unknown
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Iohnson, Smith, Borns, Olson Fielstra, Kempker
CLASS OF '54
. . ........,,...... Larry Olson
. . , .....,,.......,,.., Murt Iohnson
..... Gail Kempl-ter, Otto Smith
Mcuch, Burton, Misner, Ftogozinski, Carlson
CLASS OF '55
President ........,..,,.. Iim Misner
Vice-President ..,..,. Eddie Carlson
Secretary ....,..,. Marie Rogozinski
Treasurer ..........,.., M. C. Burton
Sergecxnts-cxt-arms ,..... Iohn Scheel,
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ACTIVITIES ARE PART OE SCI-IOQL LIFE
CLUBS AND THINGS
Students at our Heights High School can find many
activities in which they may participate, such as clubs,
athletic teams, and other extra-curricular activities.
Among the many organizations at school are: Student
Council, Hi-Y, Y-Teens, Library, Booster, Future Nurses,
Spanish, and Latin clubs. These groups all sponsor parties,
dances, and have charge of special assemblies. They
have interesting meetings from time to time. There are also
class organizations, radio, debate, forensics, dramatics,
Student Council is a school-wide organization made up
of representatives of each lO o'clock class. This group
handles problems which confront the student body.
The Acorn and Oaks staffs are open to seniors taking
Here we see a few seniors
folding programs for the
annual play production, "The
Divine Flora." gf
Top row: Harmon, Pelfresne, Olson, Kinnucan, Ianuska, Slezak, Ochs, Har-
vath, Westerman, Whittington, Christopher.
Middle row: Herrala, Skocelas, Swanson, Lockage, Hitt, Iorgenson, Rogers,
Miller, Andree, Petrick, Lee, Fillion, C. Harmon.
Bottom row: Mr. Verduin, Koning, Zimmer, Bailey, Start, Davies, Mauch,
STUDENT CCUN CII.
Iames Davies, president of the Student Council this past
year, has proved to be the guiding spirit of the student
body. Vice president Bill Start, and Secretary Iulia Bailey,
ably assisted Iim throughout the year. Members of the
Student Council as well as the complete student body
owe a sincere debt of gratitude to Mr. Iames Verduin,
adviser for eight successive years.
The Council Worked in good harmony With the adminis-
tration and the faculty in bringing about many changes
and improvements in student conditions, and in increas-
ing the efficiency of student organizations.
Highlights of the busy Council year included: a Thanks-
giving program, lyceum assemblies, dances, cheerlead-
ing megaphones, research Work on a citizens cup and
plaque, necessary funds to send the Debate team to Ann
Arbor to attend the finals, and a pep assembly.
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Under the fine leadership of Ioan Smith, president
of the Library Club, the library staff has finished an-
other successful year. Fifteen girls, Whose average in
scholarship is at least a help Miss Eleanor Kid-
Well, librarian, in maintaining an efficient library.
Although they work an hour a day, the girls also
manage to have fun. The May Tea given for Women
faculty members and mothers of the members, is a
highlight of their social activities.
The Library Club is the only service club in Heights
l-ligh which operates during school hours as Well as
after school. Book-binding and repair, shelving, assist-
ing with circulation, counseling students in search of
books, and general upkeep keeps the club members
Officers are: Ioan Smith, president, Mary McClary,
secretary, and Linda Fortenbacher, treasurer. Miss
Kidwell, librarian, is the adviser.
Top row: Turk, Dykema, Van Dyke, Alex, Bickowski, Kleyn, Harris, Glacz.
Bottom row: Miss Kidwell, Smith, Melin, Fortenbacher, Brandon, Wigren.
Top row: Baldwin, Lascko, Ashley, K. Green, Ostenson.
Second row: Thornley, Schottey, Misner, Campbell, M. Green, D. Hahn,
Third row: Slezak, Heiianen, Wolf, Roder, Carpenter, Fithke, Zarimba.
Boitom row: Mr. Schregardus, lohnson, Davies, Ianuska, Reid, Olsen,
Bluhm, Mr. Krueger
The Hi-Y is a very active group in our school. The group
sponsors a booth for concessions at football games. lt also
sponsors parties and dances: besides this, they sponsor
one or two special assemblies each year. The Hi-Y also
undertakes several projects each year, this year we had
a taify sale.
The group holds its meeting regularly on Monday nights
at the Y.M.C.A., with a swim preceding the meeting.
This year about 25 new members were inducted. Each
year the returning members vote in new members from
applications turned in. The number of new members de-
pends upon the number ot members who were graduated
at the end of the previous semester. In all, there are about
35 members in the club.
Delegates from our I-li-Y attended various district and
state conventions and other sessions of interest to the local
In all, the Hi-Y is an active organization in our school.
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The Y-Teen Club, Whose purpose is trying to realize
high ideals of Christian living, in humility recognizes
the tasks undone but in pride points to this year's
Monetary gifts to World Fellowship, kits for Korea, the
Y.W.C.A., building fund, the school fund, and at Christmas
a gift of a bicycle to the Children's Home were financed
by selling taffy and sponsoring the "Rival Romp", a foot-
ball dance, and "Bow-Leg Bounce", an annual spring
dance. Ideals of Christian living and service have been
expressed by members in Easter and Christmas displays.
Programs with guest speakers and the annual Spring
Tea were the crowning events of the year.
Retiring officers are: President, Sandra O'Reilly, vice-president, Pat Pawlakg
secretary, Carole Balasg treasurer, Maxine Sterkenburg, and club-council repree
sentative, Doris VanderWeele. Advisers are Mrs. W. E. Murray, Miss Vondell
Hills, Mrs. H. T, Norden, and Mrs. H. W. Botruff.
Top row: Stacey, Mahony, lensen, Doubrave, White, Baker, Peliotes
Ecklesdafer, Follrath, Mills, Durnell, Hamilton.
Fourth row: Alex, Swanson, Keefer, Fillion, P. Herrala, Petroskey,
Barbarink, Petroskey, Borgerding, Schaefer, Savage, Iavinsky, Iacobs.
Third row: Hoffman, Scholtens, Matthews, Schoemaker, Botruff, Dykema,
Smith, Patterson, Sauders, Swanson, Ochs, Hitt, Albright, Kuziak.
Second row: Gauthier, Vigeant, Anderson, Lockage, Greer, Bickowski
Steenhagen, White, Barrow, Iohnson, Petrick, Lee, Ribecky, Hesselink:
Bottom row: Mrs. Murray, Wannamaker, Zimmer, Norden, Pawlak, Sterk-
enburg, O'Reilly, Vanderweele, DeFouw, Decent, Lee, Miss Hills.
Standing: Swanson, Sterkenburg, Pawlak, Cast, Andree, O'Reilly, Ior-
Sitting: Miss Cobb, Decent, Kampker, Wannamaker, Herrala, Peliotes,
Ambition, ability and "C" average are the requirements
for a Booster club member. The purpose of this club is
to boost the morale of the student body.
The "Snow Ball", an annual formal dance sponsored
by the club was successfully held just before Christmas
Serving at a football banquet was an interesting project,
undertaken by all members. A novelty dance at the
assembly held before the Heights-Muskegon game, was
enjoyed by the students and broadcast for the rival's
Miss Maxine Cobb is adviser of the "Boosters" and re-
tiring officers are: president, Betty Wannamakerg vice
president, Connie Herallag secretary, Nicki Peliotesg and
treasurer, Gail Kempker.
The Future Nurses club began at our school two years
ago. Since then the club has been very successful.
This past year the club made Christmas gifts for the
children's home. They also took a field trip to I-lackley
Hospital therapy Ward and the Good Will Industries.
The Future Nurses of Michigan held their annual rally
in Flint this year. The club sent representatives to this
rally for the first time. The club's president, Darlene Bot-
ruff, and publicity chairman, Marilyn Fielstra, represented
They hold their meetings once a month in the school
cafeteria. Mrs. Robert Risk served as the club's adviser
this past year. Officers Were: President, Darlene Botruitg
recording secretary, Vivian Strait, Corresponding secre-
tary, Shirley Cook.
Top row: Hesselink, Scholtens, Hitt, Ulbrich, Christopher, Fillian Dur-
sema, Iensen, Hamilton, Barbarini.
Third row: Horne, Mecher, Borgerding, Hotham, Bolt Ecklesdaier,
Talmadge, Greer, Kieft, Hawley.
Second row: Anderson, Mrs. Wagenaar, Mattson, Groleau, Botruff, For-
tenhacher, Borns, Bickowski.
Top row: Mary Smith, Sonnega, Nye, Vanderplow, Dykema, Kidder,
Swanson, Scholtens, Fuller, Borgerding.
Third row: Andre, Pettis, Foxx, Brooks, Larson, Iacobs, McKellar, Latten,
D. Petroskey, Hamilton.
Second row: Siders, Gustafson, Keefer, Marilyn Smith, Schmidt, Cum-
mings, Meister, Hartman, Bickowski, Sterkenberg, Grant.
Bottom row: Singer, Steenhagen, Baldwin, Pena, Carlson, Mauch, Harris,
The purpose of this club is to help Spanish students to
become better acquainted with the customs, ideas, and
language of the Spanish people. The club this year had
many activities. Some Were: a "Coffee" for the teachers,
a Christmas party to which members of Grand Haven
Spanish Club Were invited, school dances, celebration of
Pan-American Day, and sponsorship of a concession booth
at the football games. Also the club has enjoyed travel
talks and pictures of different parts of the Spanish-speak-
ing World. These were given by members of the faculty.
The club presents a bronze medal to the best students of
Officers of the club are: President, Beverly Carlsong Vice-
president, Ricardo Pena, secretary, Hallye Rae Leonardg
and treasurer, Bob Mauch. Mrs. George Hastings is ad-
visor of the club.
The Latin Club made its debut this year at Heights. Miss
Helen E. Williams, Who joined the faculty at the beginning
of the fall semester, organized the group, the first of its
kind at Heights.
The club adopted the name of Latinum Forum, and has
undertaken many activities including a Christmas party
and modern Italian dinner. A constitution Was drawn up
in Latin, and each member received a handbook includ-
ing the names of the members. In May the club sponsored
the "Daffa-Dilly-Dip", a dance given at the Heights.
The club will present medals to the boy and girl of
Muskegon Heights High School who come out highest
in a competitive examination offered by a nation-Wide
Present club officers are Steve Harvath, president,
Richard Harrington, vice-president, Mary Ann Sumner,
secretary, Dorothy Hesslink, treasurer, and Patricia Garner,
Top row: Barbarini, Witham, Mahoney, Stacey, Looyengoed.
Third row: Larabee, Ribecky, Little, Alex, Iavinsky, Hitt, Brooks, Pat-
terson, Barnhill, Dursema.
Second row: Schaefer, Miskowiec, Start, Doubrava, Talmadge, Horn,
Follrath, Schmidt, Smith,
First row: Miller, Miss Williams, Sumner, Horavath, Harrington, Hesse-
link, Garner, Ochs.
The Muskegon Heights Varsity Debate team completed
a successful season this year. The class was composed
oi l2 students. E. W. Gillaspy is coach.
The second and varsity teams, under the direction of
Mr. Gillaspy, Won four debates with Grand Rapids Chris-
tian, and split decisions with Grand Rapids Central and
Grand Rapids Creston. However, the Heights defeated
Muskegon and Won six out of eight debates, which made
them eligible to compete in the District Eliminations at
Lansing Sexton. The team was eliminated by Birmingham
High School and is looking forward to another outstand-
ing season next year.
The debaters were fortunate to attend the State Cham-
pionship Debate in Ann Arbor through the courtesy of
the Student Council. Local debaters received a plaque for
excellency from the Detroit Free Press.
The Varsity Debaters are Dorothy Hesselink and Iohn
Vitek, affirmative, Darlene DeHoog and Horst Berkner,
negative. The second team was composed of Carol
Hotham and Ieane Wilde, affirmativep Sharon Turk, Carol
Kapphahn, and Richard Harrington, negative.
Standi g M Gllaspy Kapphahn T rk, Wilde, Vitek.
Sitting Berkner DeHoog Hesselink Hotham.
Standing: Del-ioog, Olson, Iackson, Smith, l-le e M l Coach
Sitting: Crawford, Borgerding, Kapphahri, A d o He aa
Muskegon Heights was Well represented in the Forensic
Contests this year with 30 students participating. The local
contest winners were: Oratorical Declamation, Carol
Kapphahn, and Ioan Borgerdingg Dramatic Reading, Con-
nie Herrala and Ianet Iacksong Humorous Reading, Billie
Crawford and Clarene Andersonp Original Oratory, Dar-
lene DeHoog and Dorothy Hesselinkg Extemporaneous
Speaking, Ioe Smith and Larry Olson. The contestants
were coached by Robert Crummel and the details were
arranged by E. W. Gillaspy.
At the time of this Writing, the above mentioned students
were busily preparing for the District Forensic Contest
with Holland and Muskegon at Holland High School.
The lournalism Class is a branch of the English De-
partment and only seniors are qualified to enter. Part of
the year is spent with the text-book and the rest in practice
of knowledge that has been obtained.
Unlike most class rooms, the journalism class is carried
on in an informal way, with class discussions in which all
have the privilege of introducing new ideas. When dis-
cussions are ended, each student is on his or her "own",
and is responsible for whatever duty that has been as-
signed to him.
At the beginning of each year a budget is set up at a
meeting consisting of the principal, some members of the
faculty, and journalism students. This budget is for the
financing of the "Oaks" and the "Acorn".
Editors are also installed at the beginning of each year.
They are elected on the basis of capability. The rest of the
class consists of reporters.
IOURNALISM NEWS STAFF
Top row: Mr. Murray, Singer, Young, O'Reilly, Eddy, Vanderstelt, Paw-
lak, Skocelas, Doubrava, Kempker, Bond.
Middle row: Bernard, Veeneman, Norden, Frens, Parker, Smith, Zimmer,
Surfus, Brandon, Hesselink.
Bottom row: Nuttall, Steenhagen, Wigren, Brandford, Carlson, Bodnar,
Reporters bring in the news
and Write it up, typists type it
neatly and editors make sure
that these articles are correct be-
fore going in the Oaks, Acorn
and Chronicle. W. E. Murray is
the adviser, Mr. Koehn's boys
do the printing, and Mr. Cobb
is in charge oi the photography
These students represent a typical day in Iournalisrn class,
with plenty of Work and fun for all.
Cleaning up tor a
proof, and making up
iorrns for The Oaks is
part of the day's Work 4
for boys in printing.
Mr. Koehn's print-
ing department, by
their splendid co-op-
eration, helped make
this year's publica-
tions possible. i
QAKS l'llGl-l PQINT SALESMEN
Anderson, Davies, Mauch, Start, and Black
This is also one of the
activities connected with
the journalism depart-
ment. Volunteers, as Well
as journalism students, of-
fered their time to obtain
advertisements in the
yearbook. This activity
not only gives the stu-
dents good experience in
salesmanship but also al-
lows the businessmen to
advertise their wares and
express good will toward
Photography is otterecl in the
spring, and tamiliarizes students
with the fundamentals. Our
Oaks photographer, Mr. I. V.
Cobb, is instructor.
Art classes Work toward the development
ot expression, imagination, skill, and abil-
ity. Miss Kathryn Keillor is instructor.
MEN ARE LIKE oTHERs IN THE PLAY
IUNICR CLASS PLAY
Director: E, W. Gillaspy
Assisted by leanne Pulos and Robert Crummel
THE CHARACTERS PLAYERS
Maudie ...,....,.... .,... C onnie Herrala
Mrs. Mason ....... .... M eredith Hartman
Mr. Mason . . . ,...,., Dave Hanson
Sylvia .. ,. ..... lanet Iackson
lerry ..,. , ....,.. Wayne Reid
Davy . ,. .... Arlen Carpenter
loy . ,. .... Carol Holharn
Ted . , .
Chi .,.. .
Mrs. Day .
... .. ...Larry Olsen
.... . . .Gloria Borns
.. ..... Clarene Anderson
. . .... Darlene DeHoog
.. , . .Naylord Urshel
. . . .Yvonne Andree
.. ..., Shirley Bickowski
OTHERS IN THE PLAY
Stu, Mike Aclamczak
Marvelle, Carol Balas
Hal, Bob Sutton
Mary Anne Del-'ouw
Wayne, Roy Forward
Bob, Bill Start
Suzie, Pat Pawlak
and Tom Steers
Extras, Eldonna Peter-
son and Dorothy
THE DIVINE FLORA
SENIOR CLASS PLAY
Diretor, E. W Gillmapy
Assisted by Ieanne Pulora
Etta Dean CFloraD
THE MELODY LINGERS ON . . .
Music is one activity which is given strong support not
only by the student body but also by the entire com-
munity. Every day strains of instrumental and vocal mel-
ody drift from the auditorium as the band, orchestra, and
choir prepare for such events as Heights Night, District
and State Band Festivals, Orchestra Concerts, Choir Per-
formances, and football games, to mention a few activities.
Muskegon Heights has a reputation for being a music
school, as every summer some of our music students take
a special course in musical instruction at Baldwin-Wallace
College at Berea, Ohio. Every graduating class seems to
send its share of musicians to Michigan State College, the
University of Michigan, Western Michigan, and other fine
colleges. Several pupils have gone into college on musi-
cal scholarships. Paul Liddicoat, R. Maynard Buck, and
Robert Traetz have done a fine job of making Heights
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Our marching and concert band ot more than a hun-
dred and twenty members entertained thousands ot peo-
ple during the year.
The band is under the capable direction ot Paul G.
Liddicoat and his assistant director Robert Traetz.
Halt-time performances this year provided many high-
lights such as a Western movie and a trip that you might
take during your summer Vacation.
The annual "Heights Nite" show with its variety of acts,
proved a big success and the Spring Concert drew hun-
dreds of music lovers.
As a unit, the band has played and marched hundreds
of miles, and this calls for nights of practice after school
which often go unnoticed.
This year, as before, the band has participated in the
District Band and Orchestra festival held in our own town
for the last two years.
We are proud to say that our band came out with a
straight first. This will entitle the band to go to State Band
and Orchestra Festival held at Ann Arbor.
The members of the Oaks staff would like to take this
opportunity to commend the band and directors for a job
OUR OUTSTANDING ORCHESTRA
Perhaps one oi the most progressive organizations here at
M.l-l.l-l.S. is the orchestra, under the direction of R. Maynard
Buck. lt is composed mostly of junior high members who began
as inexperienced players and have now progressed into a fine
group of talented musicians.
During the past school year the orchestra has provided music
tor baccalaureate exercises, class plays and assemblies, one of
which Was given at the junior high school. They have also pre-
sented two formal concerts, which were both huge successes.
Members put in many extra hours of practice. That is perhaps
more important than the regular Work, as it helps to expand
their musical knowledge and appreciation.
Top row: Husted, Parker, Harmon, Zwart, Keift, Graham, Lambrix, McDonald, McClain, Beauleaux, Crawford,
Porter, Ferris, Borns.
Third row: Carr, Smith, Newman, Eckelstaffer, Beauleaux, Crosby, Wolf, Keefer, Van Dyke, Calkins, Carpen-
Second row: Hunter, Royce, Elam, Horn, Moore, Hosted, LoPresti, Hesselink, Barndard, Mills, Harmon, Hoog-
straat, Iavinsky, Ollila.
Front row: O'Mally, Narowitz, Zarmstorf, Swanson, Hitt, Iorgerson, Samuel, Hackney, Veltman, Friends,
Tucker, Strandberg, Russell.
CHOIR I DEVELOPS TALENT
The first choir was organized to give students interested
in music an opportunity to develop their voices. Mr. Buck
holds tryouts at the beginning of each semester for inter-
ested students. Students coming here from lunior High
and other schools may also tryout for the choir.
Next year many students in the first choir will qualify
to sing with the second choir.
The choir appeared in the Spring and Christmas
There are 55 strong voices in the first choir.
Since the first choir began two years ago it has helped
many students in having better developed voices.
Top Row -Carpenter, Davies, Pettis, Felcoski, Morse, Puehler, Zeller, Utsey, R. M. Buck, director.
Fourth Row fOlson, Garber, Buit, Frick, Hemphill, lones, Graham, Zorn, Price.
Third Row-Hotham, Frick, Hahn, Burton, Meister, Polilronio, Kleeves, Hunt, Fieldstra, Mansfield.
Second Row -Gustafson, Goldberg, Anderson, Scholtens, lensen, Hartman, Melin, Black, Rutter, Petis
First Row -Gingras, Lockage, DeFouw, Westpher, lohnson, Rolzes, Noble, Blake, Singer
. . A CAPPELLA IN THE SPOTLIGHT
R. Maynard Buck, director of the A Cappella Choir, has
given our school another outstanding year in vocal music.
The second choir has taken part in many school activi-
ties. Some ot the main ones were: Singing at the National
Education Association, Muskegon, Women's Club, Grand
Rapids Regional contest, Temple Methodist Church, Eas-
ter assembly and Christmas assembly.
The Christmas concert this year was one ot their most
outstanding concerts in many years. Songs ot the Nativity
and the Christmas Song were sung.
At the present time the Choir is Working on their Spring
Concert, which is one ot their big Spring events.
"ATHLETICS FOR ALL"
The Tiger athletic teams in general seemed to be improved over those
of previous years. Our fine coaching staff, headed by O. E. Iohnson, assisted
by Dave McKenzie, Del Firme, and Larry Schaude, built up teams of sophs
and juniors who will use their experience of l952-53 as a spring-board to
better things in next season's contests.
"Mads" Reserve football squad will send up an undefeated team to
Okie's varsity practice next fall, while Coach lohnson will still have a few
stalwarts back from the '52 team. Highlights of the football season were the
varsity's l3-U triumph over Grand Rapids Catholic Central and Tiger Re-
serves' smashing 43-2 "slaughter" of Muskegon's Little Reds.
The entire varsity basketball team will return intact next season, bring-
ing back some of the most colorful players ever to grace the local basketball
court. Next year the Heights basketeers will have height, talent, and experi-
ence, factors which have been sadly lacking on the local scene for several
seasons. Combined with the young reserve team players, next year's var-
sity Will be a team to Watch.
The minor sports, baseball, track, and tennis, always seem to attract
their share of candidates each season. ln the past our tennis boys haven't
been too successful, but improvements come with time. Remember, "It isn't
if you Win or lose, but hoW.you play the game."
Bill Phillips. Retired
William QBi1lJ Phillips, who has been retired
for several years, is the man who gets much
of the credit for building Phillips Field. He
used a wheelbarrow to carry many kinds
of trash - tin cans, odds and ends of metal
from local factories, and other bits of scrap-
with which to fill in the large hollow west of
the high school building. That was in 1921.
Since then, Phillips Field has become known
as the "best-drained football field in Michi-
gan." It is always in playing condition.
The first eleven
men on a team are
the men that count.
They Work well to-
gether no matter
what happens, but
if something hap-
pens there is al-
trained and anx-
ious to take their
ln the above picture we see
Mr. W. B. Booker, our superin-
tendent, receiving a beautiful
orange and black blanket
with an MH. and Mr. Booker's
Lett to right are: Mrs. Wally
Wood, Ruby Brown, Louis
Meisch tbehind the micro-
phonel Mr. Booker, Mrs. Book-
er, and Ted Engstrom. Other
alumni are holding up class
signs in the background.
Otta Smith Artell Tucker Ken Tuttle Ledell Watson Art Hartman
Iunior, End lunior, Tackle lunior, Tackle Senior, Guard Senior, Center
Tigers 13, GR. Catholic O
The Heights Tigers showed the old school spirit against Grand Rapids
Catholic Central which was named the best high school team of the state
in 1951. Arnold Ochs, top ball player on the field, with Smith, Start, and
Plichta, led the Tigers to their victory.
Tigers 32, G.R, Creston 7
Muskegon Heights defeated Grand Rapids Creston by the score of 32
to 7. The fans are wondering when Heights high will run out of Howells,
as Lee Howell, the younger brother of Frank Howell, scored two touch-
downs in the game. Other outstanding players were Phillips and lamison,
lmhoff was the star for Creston high.
Tigers 6, Holland 7
The Tigers suffered their first defeat of the season as Holland won by
a close margin, one point. The Tigers showed great spirit, but just could
not cross the Dutch goal line. The outstanding players for Heights were
Howell, Phillips, and Ochs.
Tigers l3, G.R. Union l2
The Heights victory over Union was a narrow one. Lee Howell scored
both touchdowns for Heights and Start's magic toe did the trick for the
extra point. The Tigers came from behind twice to defeat the Red Hawks.
Leading the Tigers were Howell, Phillips and Plichta.
Tigers 26, Kalamazoo 6
The Tigers won the first game of the Southwest Conference by defeating
Kalamazoo Central. The contest left the Tigers as the only undefeated
conference team. However, Grand Haven, Benton Harbor, and Muskegon
had to be beaten in order to win the championship, Howell, Rowell, and
Phillips again led the local boys.
Lee Howell Tom Tolliver Bob lamison Dick Sova Mike Barnes
Iunior, Halfback Iunior, Halfback Iunior, Halfback Senior, Halfback lunior, Guard
Bill Start lerry Privasky Ioe Laban lim Davies
Senior, Center-End Senior, Center Senior, Guard Senior, Tackle fCapt.l
All-Conference All-State lst team
Tigers 13, Grand Haven O
The Heights Tigers broke the dreams of Grand Haven by winning with
a score of 13-0. Grand Haven showed fighting spirit but just could not stand
up to the Tigers. Plichta tossed a pass to McMurray to take an early lead,
and later Roy Phillips sped into the end zone to score. Tiger stars were
Smith, Howell, Phillips, McMurray, and Plichta.
Tigers 14, Benton Harbor Z0
Our Tigers suffered a defeat from Benton Harbor. The Tigers had spirit
but they just could not hold the ball. The Heights fumbled twice behind
the line and both times it set them back. By winning this game, Benton
Harbor clinched a tie for the South West Conference Championship. Lead-
ing the Tigers were Mitchell, Phillips, McMurray, and Plichta.
Tigers 34, Hazel Park 7
The Heights Tigers defeated Hazel Park by a score of 34-7. There was
no question about it, the Tigers out-played Hazel Park. The Tigers took an
early lead and Hazel Park never caught up, Scoring the touchdowns were
Ochs, Phillips, lamison, T. Haan, and Rowland.
Tigers 7, Big Beds 21
The Tigers were defeated, giving Muskegon a tie with Benton Harbor
for the Southern Conference title. Ochs was the outstanding player for the
Tigers, while Leland David stood out for the Muslcies, who got a clinching
touchdown on what might be called a "lucky break."
C. P. Ziegler D. R. McKenzie O. E. lohnson D. Firme Dr. R. V. August
Reserve Coach Reserve Team Coach Head Coach Varsity Coach Team Physician
Left to Right' Coach Firme, Privasky, Nearing, Plichta, Watson, Barnes, Vanderwest, Ellis, VanDyke, Frazier,
Gabris. Third row: Coach lohnson, Olson, Phillips, Rowell, Davies, Ochs, McCauley, Utsey, Nelson, Hartman
Tucker. Second row: Harris CManagerl, Bohland, French, Green, Toliver, D. Haan, Mitchell, Lodzinski, Laban
T. Haan, Iarnison. Front row: Zorn iManagerJ, Crane, Smith, Tuttle, Start, Thomas, McMurray, lohnson, Krentz
R- Harris VARSITY FOOTBALL
Coach O. E. COkieJ Iohnson hit the nail right on the head when he said
of last fall's football team, "This was my hard-luck team".
The Tigers had a season spotted with glory at times, while at other
times the Heights boys tasted the bitterest dregs of defeat. Fumbles and
injuries dragged a potentially great football machine down to the stage
where "experts" called it a "mediocre" squad.
Muskegon Heights proved to all the major football powers that it was
OI team to be reckoned with as it dropped Grand Rapids Catholic Central
by a 13-U count for the Furniture City Team's only defeat of the season.
The Orange Tide rolled on, crushing Grand Rapids Creston 32-7 and build-
ing up a reputation as a tough team to beat.
Then came those bad breaks. Holland dropped the Black and Orange
7-6. After winning three more games, Heights fumbled twice against Benton
Harbor and the downstate Tigers ran both fumbles back for touchdowns
to drop Heights High 20-14. A 34-7 victory over Hazel Park followed, after
which Muskegon, with the help of Tiger fumbles, sank the Heights 21-7 to
gain a tie with Benton Harbor for the last conference football championship.
The Tiger Cubs had a very successlul sea-
son this year, winning all eight games. The
line was as follows, Fritz Mauch, Ronald
Wigreri, Iohn S,hmidt, George Roberson, Raye
mond Rhodes, Ierry Plichta, Leonard Hartman,
David Rowell, lim Mclvlurray, Edward Carl-
son, Darwin Gould and Alan Witham held
down the quarter-back spot, the halt-backs
were lohn Scheel, Eugene Thomas, Iohn Zar-
mimba and lohn Chidester, Dean Danigelis
had full-back position all season.
If next year's first team is like this year's
second team, they are sure to be on top.
The Tiger Cubs were Southwest Conference
Back row: Coach McKenzie, Rhodes, Chidester, McMurray, Sklenar, Hartman, Gallup, Schmidt, Mauch, Currie,
Third row: Coach Ziegler, Wigren, Hamel, Zarimba, Danigelis, Scheel, Lambix, Hall, Brouillet, Roberson, Beal,
fManagerl Second row' Crosby, Samuels, Krol, Rowell, Ionas, Carlson, Austin, Hite, Rickert, Hegedus CMana-
gerl. Front row: Gould, Lewis, Thomas, Pedler, Huey, Misner, Witharn, Plichta, Koniarslci.
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Top Row: O. E. Iohnson, head coach, D. Haan, Steers, Howell, Davies, T. Haan French
Bottom Row: McMurray, Crane, Burton, Iohnson, Hansen, Richards, Smith
The 1952-53 season seemed to be a year ot building for Oakie's basket-
ball team, which racked up their best record in recent years by gaining a
7-7 record for the season and a 1-1 record in tournament play.
Sophomores and Iuniors made up the entire starting lineup tor the
Tigers. One of the best features of the team, which finished second to Kala-
mazoo in the Southwest Conference race, was the tact that it was a team
which worked as a unit.
Murt Iohnson made the Detroit Free Press All-state third team, and
gained the distinction of dropping in 30 points against tough Kalamazoo
Central. Tall M. C. Burton improved steadily in the pivot spot. Ctto Smith,
Lee Howell, and Iamie McMurray handled the ball like something out of a
Globe Trotter's script, really classy.
With the material and coaching available next year, Muskegon Heights
should have a team.
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Top Row: Mauch, managery Gauthier, Slezak, Cummings, Forton, Harvath, and f'oa':h Schaude.
Bottom Rowi Currie, Roberson, Sch eel, Hartman, Danigelis, Carlson.
Grand Rapids Ottawa Hills
Muskegon . . ,
Benton Harbor .,
Grand Haven . ..
Muskegon . . .
Benton Harbor ..
Grand Haven ......
Grand Rapids Union
Kalamazoo , . .
Benton Harbor .,
Grand Haven ....
Benton Harbor ..
Grand Haven ....... ....
Grand Rapids Union
Arthur Hill .......... ....
Top: Wolf, manager, Plichta, Reed, Murphy, Tiefenthal, Zimmer, Austin, Currie, Green, Wilson, manager,
Middle: Coach Iohnson, Chidester, Carlson, Randall, Lodzinski, French, T, Haan, Perry Wells, Cooper, K.
Front: Smith, Iohnson, Crane, Durham, Hietanen, Campbell, Seva, Slezak, D. Haan.
We look back at the 1951-52 season we see
Bernie Winicki on the mound with Dick Sova
and Bob Zorn. The infielders were Forten-
bacher, Premo, Plichta, Zimmer, French, Near-
ing, Cooper, and Smith. The outfielders were
left fieldg Phillips, center field, Murray, right
The boys out for baseball this season were
Cooper, K. Plichta, Smith, Nearing, Sova,
French, D. Haan, T. Haan, Hietanen, Crane,
Lodginski, Edick, Campbell, Reid, Wells,
Lodes, Carlson, Zarimba, I. Plichta, Zimmer,
D. Austin, Vaughn, Forten, Samuels, R. Currie,
R. Howell, T. Perry, Randall, Chidester, L.
South, W. Iohnson, A. Carpenter, G. Mc-
Cauley, Hilliard, G. Fiefenthal and G. Duram.
O. E. Iohnson is coach.
Holland Christian .... .... 9 4
Grand Haven ..,. .... 1 Z 5
Muskegon .,.. ,... U 5
Ravenna ...,... .... 2 5 1
Benton Harbor .... .... 5 4
Holland ,..,....... .... 2 4
Holland Christian .... .... l 0 4
Holland ,,......... .... 2 Z
Newaygo... ....4 2
Muskegon .... .... 3 9
Kalamazoo . . . . . . . 1 2
North Muskegon . . .
Hemphill, Misner, Pedler, Mauch, Richards, Roder, Rowell, Link, Gillhespy, Iones, McKenzie.
Terrell, Thornley, Cummins, Roberson, Davies, Phillips, Bohland, Utsey, Cram,
The Two Quadrangular
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rcmssvacwen :eets ilndid.
Muggfgon en ogizlhar or
L. McMurray, P. C. Richards-hurdles
H. Pettis, B. Jamison- 100 yards dash
Z. Hemphill - 440
I. Pedler, W. Carter- V2 mile
A. Ochs, I. Davies-shot put
O. E. Williams-high jump
H. Kamp-pole vault
Coach D, R. McKenzie will have these boys back this year: Richards. Iam
ison, Pedler, Carter, Ochs, Davies, Roberson, Bohland, and Utsey.
Last year Muskegon Heights had ll tennis matches
of which they won only one. They played Allegan 1,
Grand Haven 2, Muskegon 2, Benton Harbor l, Hol-
land 2, Holland Christian 2, and Kalamazoo once.
Allegan was the team they beat. The boys on the
team were as follows: lack Boles, Art Hartman, Leon-
ard Hartman, Larry Patterson, Bay Iohnson, Kay
Meisen, Paul Mathews, Bob Thornley, Ted Osborne,
Larry Lambrix, and Richard Meister. The seven that
will return this year are Hartman, Patterson, Iohnson
Mathews, Thornley, Lambrix and Meister.
Coach Del Firme is more optimistic this year.
Top: Franks, Schneider, Steers, Brouillet, Iohnson, Cunningham.
' u ' er a brix Crandall
Front. Ferg son, Vick s, L
N15 R s
A bull's eyel At least we hope so.
Duck pins, guite sirnilar to bowling is also
a lot of fun.
Swing your partner, dosey doe.
Promenade, then let her go.
Intrarnural volley ball champs
twice in succession must be nice.
I-Iow do you do it girls?
Volley ball is one of the
favorite games with the
girls. lt's your serve. l
An open road . . . the symbol of a pathway to
success . . . is an inviting prospect to all of the
graduates of the Class of '53.
We Graduating Seniors will do our best to fulfill
our ambitions to ourselves, our friends, and our
country, as others have done before us. May We
take this opportunity to thank all those who have
helped us along the Way - our parents, our
teachers, our classmates, and the local businessmen
who have at all times shown faith and confidence
in everything We have done. Hats off to those who
helped us make this Oaks a success for 1953.
ln the friendly Western
Where Nature has her
Way . . . "
TO THE FUTURE
A1ex's Repair Service ,.... ..
American Coil Spring Co. .... .
American Grease Stick Co.. . . .
Anderson Packing Co. ....... .
Anderson Plumbing Co. ...... .
Arbor Floral Co. ..........
Avery Drug Store ....... ....
B. F. George Storage-Van .......
Balbirnie-Apostle Mortuary ......
Barberini Food Market.. .
Baxter Launderers 51 Dry
Cleaners ...... . ......
Bell 61 Bomers Real Eestate 6:
Insurance ...... . . ...... . . . . . .
Belton, Evelyn, Real Estate
Brokerage ........... . ....... .
Bennett Pump Co. .........
Bluhm Bros. ....... ............ .
Boelkins Super Market ..........
Bookkeeping System 6' Service
Brickner-Kropt Machining Co.. . . .
Browne-Morse Co. .............. .
Brundages Cut-Rate Drug
Brunswick ................ ....
Budd's .... ....
Buel's ....,.. . . .
Buitendorp's ....... . .
Camera Shop ................
Campbell, Wyant G Cannon..
Carl's Food Store .............
Chadwicks Drive-in ..........
Circle's "S" Ranch ........ . .
Coca-Cola Bottling Co .... ..
Cole's Bakeries ......... ..
Columbia Studio ..... ..
Commercial Press .... ..
Consumers Power Co.. .. . .
Cooper's Flower Shop ..... . .
Coscarelli's Concessions ......
Crevier Electric .......... ..
D 61 C Stores, Inc. ...... ..
Damm Hardware Co. .... . .
Dana Printing Co. ....... ..
Daniels Co. .............. ..
Danigelis Food Market .... ..
Darmstadter, Henry .... ..
Dawes 6: Son .......... ..
Dendrinos G Sons ......... ..
Derby's Food QS Produce
Market ................. . .
Dion Service Station .... ..
Economy Hardware ..... . .
Emil's Food Market ........ . .
Enterprize Brass Works .........
Felt Studio .............. .......
Fitzjohn Coach Co. ............. .
Frank Lockage Store for Men. .
Fredricks Lumber Co. ........ .
Fritz the Druggist ...............
Galy, Albert I. ................. .
Gomery Agency 6: Insurance ....
Grant's Supply Co. ........... .
Hackley Union Bank .....
Hahn Drug Store ....... ....
Hall Electric ......... . . .
Hansen Drive-in ......... ....
Hansen's Dairy Bar ........ , . . .
Heights News G Soda Bar ......
Hendrick, Realtor ....,..........
Hobby's Radio ............ . . .
Home Loan Co., Inc. .....
Hoppe's Super Market ..... ....
Hosler's Clothes ......... ....
Hostess Cafeteria ..... ....
Hunter df Co. ....... . . . .
Iiroch, Francis - Wholesale
Cigars, Candy, Supplies .......
Iohn's Super Service ............
Iohnson's Camera Shop 6-
Iunior High Barber Shop ........
Ken :S Bea's ......... .....
K 6: M Restaurant ...... .......
Krueger 5. Davies Contractors...
Lakey Foundry Corporation ,....
La Nore's Grocery ...,..........
Lee Funeral Home ....... .....
Lee Harding, Portraits .... .....
Lee 51 Son Hardware ............
Liberty Loan Corporation .......
Ma1vin's Iewelry ............ . . .
Manning, Maxwell G Moore
Inc. ......................... .
Martin Coal Co. ............... .
Meister's Feed Store ..... .....
Michigan Bread Co. ............ .
Miers Cleaners Inc. ............ .
Michigan Consolidated Gas Co.. .
Modern Business Equipment ....,
Moore's Texaco Service. ...... ..
Morton Manufacturing Co. ..... .
Murn Bros. Garage ......,......
Muskegon Bank ..,.............
Muskegon Paper Box Co .....
Muskegon Federal G Loan
Assoc. ........... . ........ . . .
Muskegon Music House .........
Muskegon Heights Record .......
Muskegon School of Business...
Muskegon Trust Co. ............ .
Myers Service ..................
National Lumberman's Bank .....
Necchi, Widing Sewing Center..
Norge Division .................
Northwestern Pipe Cleaners .....
Novak's Meat Market ...........
Office Machine Sales 6: Service
Panyard's ............... . . .
Parmelees ....... . . . ......... .
Parsons Department Store .....
Patterson's Grocery :S Market.
Payne Plumbing Co. ......... .
P-B Service ...................
Peck Street Hardware ....
Peterson Coal Co. ........... .
Pompre's Hardware ..........
Port City Candy 6 Tobacco ....
Plye Pattern 61 Mfg. Co. ...... .
Quality Aluminum Casting Co.
Quality Beverage Co. ........ .
Quigley, R. I. ................ .
Radium Photo Service .... . . .
Reid-Graff Co. ........... . . .
Remwolt Cleaners ............
Sales 6. Service .............
Rolladorme ............... . . .
Rutter Bros. ........ . . .
Sanitary Dairy Co. .....
Schlossman Theatre .... . . .
Sealed Power ........ . . .
Shaw-Walker ...... ....
Simpson's Drugs .... . . .
Snowhite Bread ...... . . .
Sock Sabin Cleaners .... . .
Stariha Real Estate 5:
Insurance .............. ....
State Cale ................... .
Stationery Supply Co. ........ .
Steenhagen's Food-Market ......
Stern's Steak House ...........
Steve's Beauty Shop ...... . . .
Square ............... . . .
Squire-Ford Inc. ...... . . .
Sutton's Drug Store ..... .. .
Swensen Monuments . . . . . .
Tourcotte Studio .......... . . .
Tri-City Diaper Service, ..... . .
Tri-City Glass G Paint Co. .... .
Vanderve1de's Furniture ......
Vicker's Soda Bar .............
Voss Hardware ......... ......
Votaw's Radio G Electric
Webb Coal Co. .............. .
Western Michigan Frozen Food
Inc. ....................... .
Western Michigan Outboard ..
Whittington's Barber Shop .....
Whittkopp Tool Co. ........... .
Windatt-Pontiac ........., . . .
Wolverine Express Inc. .... . . .
Wood, Iohn Co. ......... .. .
Yeager's Barber Shop .........
Maurice Carlson, Director. . .
Graduates of '53
YOU are the
future Homemakers of America
We cordially invite you to visit our large modern
store. Our expert decorating and home service de art-
ments are here to serve you.
ACROSS OM ORGE
JIM CUSCARELLI GUNCESSIDNS
Pere Marquette Park
" Wo1'1d's Best Beaches and SWjmmingWc1ters "
Miniature Train - Kiddie Rides for the Entire Family
No. 1 Main Stand, Phone 5-1461 No 2 South Stand, Phone 5-1933
No. 3 Picnic Area: Phone 2-9173
Served High School Students for a Quarter-of-a-Century
muskegon paper box co
TRI-CITY GLASS 81 PAINT 00.
Pl t GI F rniture Tops, Wall Paper, M P t
3 H h
BALBIRNIE - HPOSTLE MDRTUARY
extends congratulations to the Class of 1953
ALUMNUS JAMES APOSTLE, DIRECTOR PHONE 2-2168 257 WEBSTER
DRIVE - IN
Richardson RootBee15 Hamburgs, Hot Dogs, Malteds
Jim Hansen's Drive Inn East Broadway at Getty St.
Congratulations to the Class of 1953
For a Tasty Bite,Try Snowhite
KRU EGER 8 DAVIES
5-339 I - 32-5449
3OOI SEVENTH STREET
Broadway at Park
Allred I. Hunter 8: Co.
Plumbing, Heating 8 Mill Supplies
Greater Muskegon is blessed with excellent
educational facilities, an important factor to local
industry and commerce.
A continuous supply of good, competent and
intelligent personnel is essential to the growth
of businesses like Sealed Power because from
you, graduates of today, will come our leaders of
Sealed Power can speak from experience. Our
long standing policy of giving preference when-
ever possible, to local graduates, has been most
valuable in establishing and lmaintaining our
position among the leaders in the automotive
parts industry. Over 60 per cent of our top
executives are alumni of Greater Muskegon high
That's why we say "yours fora successful
PISTON RINGS ' PISTONS
Robinson Lincoln - Mercury
Sales and Service
Safe Buy Used Cars
Lalceton at Fifth Phone 2 8276
Gifts, Pictures, Picture Frames
"The Paint and Paper People"
THIRD AT HOUSTON
"Home of Quality Cars"
2504 Peck Street Height
FEDERAL SAVINGS 8:
Your Savings are Invited
FIRST STREET NEAR WESTERN
Executor - Trustee - Agent A I' E X , S
Mmgagemns REPAIR SERVICE
OIL BURNER SERVICE
M U S K E G O N Phone 3-2004
'I' R u S 'I' 2649 Eghth St eet M Ir gon Heights
C 0 M P A N Y Compliments of
Years of Faithful Service
AT COURT HOUSE SQUARE
STEENHAGEN'S FOOD MARKET
QUALITY SERVICE STORE
Free Dellv y S
I3l E S tA
fC'ongratu1ation to the Heights High Seniors
Thank You for your past patronage
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CLASS OF I953 FROM
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Schlossman Radium Photo Service
Muskegon's Largest, Oldest and
MICHIGAN Most Modern
STRAND Served Thirty-two Graduating Classes
of Muskegon H.eights High School
MUSKEGON 0 HEIGHTS PHONE 24-5252
Louis W Simpson, Alumnus
Wishes to Congro tulo te the
Class of 1953 .....
'run nr:s'r IN nnucs ALWAYS
szsnln Mug M
C. FELT'S PORTRAIT STUDIO
Industrial-Commercial-Residen tal Con 9ff1fU1Uff0HS
4291 S. Henry Street Muskegon, Michigan
Albert I. Galy
2142 Hoyt Street
Coin Operated Machines 124 W. Webster Ave. Muskegon
Congradulations 1953 Graduates
DANA PRINTING COMPANY
n s e n s D a I r y B a
IO25 Peck Street - Broadway at Park - U.S. I6 U.S. 3I
Zflzc Hes! Malleds and grvnvhburgcrs in Zfaufu
HAM BU RG ERS
mmnzns or runs Ann nr:'r'rl:n lcn cnnmu
of F riendly, Competent Banking Services
THE NATIUNAL LllMBERMAN'S BANK
Muskegon 's Oldest Bank
BOB MO0RE'S TEX!-ICO SERVICE
MUSKEGUN SGH00l 0F BUSINESS
We can train you for a local office position, for
a Civil Service position, or to operate your own
CALL 2-2531 FOR INFORMATON
Approved by the State Department of Public Instruction, and a member of the National Council of Business Schools
CUT-RATE DRUG STGRE
Drugs, Fountain, Lunches
Corner Peck and Broadway
TRI-CITY INFANT DIAPER
Low-Cost Sterilized Baby Laundry
and Diaper Service
Congratulations to the Class I953
MEIER CLEANERS, INC.
28I5 Santord Street Muskegon Heights
A young lady was asked by the prosecuting attor-
ney, "What gear were you in when the crash took
She replied quickly, "A beret, two-tone shoes and a
gray flannel suit."
Teen-ager, gulping popcorn at a movie, to her girl
friend: "You know something? I don't like double fea-
tures. I always eat too much."
When the woman driver smashed into the truck at the
intersection, she told the cop: "That worm turned right
in front of me but he didn't put out his hand."
'lDid you hear that an African king had to abdicate
his throne because he shot an elephant out ot season?"
"No. What about it?"
"It's the first time in history that a reign has been
called on account of game."
Tops in Entertainment
0 Guest Facilities
" " RANCH
Modern Business Equipment
Typewriters, Adding Machines,
and Accounting Machines
27I3 Peck Street Muskegon Heights
Class of I953
276I PECK STREET MUSKEGON HEIGHTS
60L In Muskeg H gh!
MUSKEGON MUSIC CO.
Coin Qperafecl Machines
2I42 I-loyf S+ree+
Fitzjohn Coach Co.
Kuildcrs af Zn: Mainz' Haaclzes
Congratulations and Best Wishes
to the Class ot 1953
Campbell, Wyant Sz Cannon
.7f if Always Spring Uma at our hausv.
Starz nf 51114117115 Krauds
SPORTSCASTEH M - 1 A C K E T
Greater Mvskegon's Most Pop Ula I
Outdoor Jacket For Boys And Gjrjs.
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EXCIUSIVGIY Ours f I
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Y O U R I
TELEPHONE 3-I 36I
PECK AT SHERMAN BLVD.
MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN
Bill Stern Steak House
667 West Broadway
IO69 S. BROOKS ROAD
PHONE 28-4I55 OR 2-2576
- HUBERT JUUSOLA -
"NO JOB TOO LARGE OR TOO SMALL'
KEN 8 BEA'S
'A pleasant place to shop
Groceries Boelkins Super Market
'O me BETTER QUALITY
OPEN oo P MEATS
8:00 A. M. to 12. .
USKEGON HEIGHTS, MICH
BR DWAY AT NINTH S 300 M ff t T- c n B
J. S. ANDERSON
Brickner - Kropf
Congratulations and Our Best Wishes
to the Class of 1953
,X N ull It X r.
Y- WX A'
X . NX :xx silk
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AUTO PARTS, SUPPLIES
270i Peck Street Muskegon Heights
1237-39 PECK STREET
One of the Oldest and Leading
Establishments in the Heights
Frigidaire, Maytag, Coleman, Zenith,
A.B.C., New Enamel, Schwinn, Whizzer Motors
COMPLETE GROCERY LINE
Vegetables, Fresh and Cold Meats
7 E. CENTER AVENUE Dm? Hams
Muskegon i-leights, Mich. Phone 3-2464 H 900 AM' to 9:00 PM" SU d Y ll N
I96 Sh ttl Road Ph 3 l43I
Behind the City CG.
PHONE 3-2lO6 -
MUSKEGON HEIGHTS' MICHIGAN 2429 PECK STREET PHONE 3-2935
John's Super Service
Broadway at Sixth Streets
LOOYENGOED AND TANIS, Proprietors
Complete Motor Rebuilding, Motor
Tune-up, Expert Body Work
Albert Murn, Phone 3-2327
28IO Peck Street Muskegon Heights, Michigan
Hobby's Heights Radio
I234 Peck S+., Muskegon Heighfs. Mich.
535 PECK STREET
MUSKEGON I-IEIC-EI-ITS, MICHIGAN
Bookkeeping Sys'I'ems 8:
OFFICE PHONE 3-I662
30I4 Peck Srreer Muskegon Heighis, Mich
Qualify Plumbing and Hearing
Over 31 Years of Service
28I3 Maffel' Sheer al Airline Road
Muskegon I'Ieigh+s. Michigan
STEVE'S BEAUTY SHOP
2305 Peck Sfreer Muskegon Heighrs
T. Y. "Pele" Bomberski
PECK AT BARNEY
Muskegon Heighls, Michigan
D 81 C STORES, INC.
Headquarrers 'For All School Supplies
Ioan: "Your new overcoat is very 1oud."
Ted: "Yes, but I intend to wear a muffler wiih it."
Mr. Verdiun: "You can't sleep in my classI"
Ioe Neiser: "I know it. I've been trying lt for cm
Tree: A solid thing that stands in one place for fifty
years, and lhen suddenly jumps in front of a
lack: "My dad has a wooden 1eg."
Bob: "That's nothing. My sister has a cedar chest."
HALL ELECTRIC VGSS HARDWARE
"The Best Costs No More"
I965 Sanford Street Dial 2-3758
Distinctive Cemetery Memorials
Whatever the Price of Memorial
Muskegon Heights, Michigan
Phone 27-565 2035 Peclt S+.
H A R D W A R E
2027 Peck s+fee+
Muskegon Heights, Michigan
Sixth and Broadway
Spaldlng Goldsmith and Rawling
Damm Hardware Co
Everything for the office, e x c e p t
machines 1 chairs, desk, Fire-Files, fil-
ing cabinets, indexing systems, loose-
leafand payroll equipment--4,000 prod-
ucts, each "time-engineered" to help get
more done, easier, and in less time.
H -W LKBR
Largest Exclusive Makers of Office Furniture and Filing
Equipment in the World.
Congratulations and Best Wishes
for ihe fufure
LLOYD BELL 81 HARRY G. BOMERS
REAL ESTATE and INSURANCE
Hearliesl Cong rafulalions
'I'o 'Phe Class of I953
Barberini Food Market
CANDY - PoP - MAGAZINES
II4 E. Broadway
Hoppe Super IGA Marker
SELF SERVE CASH AND CARRY
273 E. Broadway Phone 33-3434
Muskegon Heighis Record
"Devoted to community Progress"
JOB PRINTING OF ALL KINDS
WOLVERINE EXPRESS, INC.
Dependable Motor Freight Service
Phone 2-66-I I
DeVoe Painl, Tools, Elecrrical, Plumbing, Housewares
Phone 3-I I37
MUSKEG-ON HEIGHTS. MICHIGAN
Corner Broadway 8: Baker, Across from Browne-Morse
Reliable Plumbing 8 Hearing
IIO E. Broadway
Phone 3-2309, if no answer dial 33-5195
Best Wishes from
DRAW-CUT MACHINE TOOLS
FINISH MACHINE KEYS
THE OLD FRIEND WE HAVE
V QB!! '
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KS m':f.x1,',2fAD ,
TO THE NEW FRIEND WE'VE MADE
THE CAMERA SHOP, INC.
60 E. Broadway
Muskegon Heights, Michigan
D e n d r i n O S Congratulations
g Best Wishes
Sons DO IT!
Local, Nationwide Moving,
Make Those Delicious
900EghthS Mixg Hgh Mlm
Best Wishes Compliments of
Class GV53 EVELYN BELTON
gg: 'WMA REAL ESTATE
Martjn- Senour Color Bar
PIPE CUTTING AND THREADING
Peck Street Hardware
R. L. FISCHER -:- E. I-I. FISCI-IER
54312 ksf Ph 23618 MuskegonH ht
Best Wishes and Success to the Class of '53
"Cla ss Po r traits ot Distinctio n"
Call 2-3013 For Appointment
184 W. Western Ave. Across from Penny's
I. SERVICE .I
5 'is Em 6
E W ' IFA!! E Ty' Z
R .,, ,.
E- , A ::
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:-1. X-""' yr M ..Q
277 W. BROADWAY PHONE 3-I862
I536 GETTY STREET
QUR BEST TO ALL OF YOU
GRADUATES OF I953
ELGIN H. SUTTCN, PROPRIETOR
Future Plans "YOUTH HAVEN BOYS HOME" Wolf Lake, Muskegon
- For Homeless Boys 1
" UNCLE MORRY " Maurice A. Carlson, Founder - Director, G r a d u a t e o ri 153-3
Q Bob: "I hear that you fell while ice-skating. Was
I there anyone around to laugh?"
Clarence: "No, but the ice sure made a lot of cracks."
I Traffic Cop: "Listen lady, didnt you hear me
Young Lady: "Yes, but you're wasting your time. l'rn
Said the advertising man as he proposed: 'This is
the last time this astounding offer will be made."
8 Dry Cleaners
l9l5 PECK STREET
Manning, Maxwell 8. Moore, Inc.
All Kinds of Beverog
T T k O
QOHND UNDII AUUNOIIYY Of Nl COCA-COLA COMPANY ll
Our Best Wishes
for the Success of the
I 9 5 3
The Place To Go For The Brand
K R A U 5 E ' S
STORE Fok SHOES
C0ca-C0Ia Bottling Co. 37-45 E. Broadway Sfrand Thealer Bld
333 W. Weslern
Remember Us When Your
Wedding Day Rolls Around
"We Sfrive For Perfecfion"
2534 Peck Sfreet Muskegon Heighfs
and ofher New Address locafions.
1 that's a nice way
N x X '
to cook dlnner . . .
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""' 11 . Z Keep cool this summer. En-
I t' loy more hours of kitchen
' M' freedom. Replace your old stove
with a modern gas range that will
nrrolled oven while you are miles
away. See your dealer or the Gas Company about a liberal lrade-in
cool' on entire meal automatically in the clock-co
MIt'l1IGAN C0Nso-L1nA'1'r:D Litas fU'T'lI'ANY
Serving 750,000 Customers in Michigan
VICKERS' Soda Bar
Try 0ur lumbo Malteds
Complete Fountain Service and Light Lunches
HOURS: 9:00 A.M. T0 10:00 P.M.
SUNDAY HOURS: 11:00 A.M. T0 11:00 P.M.
Hand Packed And Machine Packed Ice Cream
1240 SIXTH STREET MUSHEGON HEIGHTS
CarI's Complete Food Store
BRCADWAY AT PECK
58 Years of Service
DEPARTMENTS OF: Cole Bakery, Frozen Foods, Complete
Dairy, Modern Grocery, Refrigerated Produce, Frozen Meats,
Dietetics Foods, Quality Meats.
CHARGE ACCOUNTS DELIVERY SERVICE
Zaugratulalions ta the Zlass of 1953
Browne - Morse Company
MAKERS OF FILING CABINETS AND SUPPLIES
OFFICE SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT
A few of our Naiionally
Adverlised Brands are:
Burroughs Adding Ma-
chines, SIeeIcase, Desks,
Carbon Papers, EagIe
PenciIs, Slweaffer Pens.
' 2538 Peck S'rree+, Muskegon Heiglnis
29:6 PECK sTREET
Conzplimenls of Langlois
Candy and Tobacco
WILLIAM A. LANGLOIS
Cigars, Cigareffes, Tobacco,
Paper Producis, Drug Sundries,
Smokers' Ar+icIes, Founiain Supplies
28I3 Maffeff S+ree'r Muskegon I'IeigI1'rs
"Your Westinghouse Dealer"
RADIO, TELEVISION, RANGES.
TWO CONVENIENT LOCATIONS
wooo AT APPLE - MusKEeoN
28II SANFORD - MusKEeoN HEIGHTS
Phone 2-7766 Evenings 5-0434
Congratulations Class otl953 -Sock Sabin Class 1934
A PERSON IS IIIDGED BY TIIE CLOTHES I-IE WEARS
Give your clothes that New Look!
SUCK SABIN CLEANERS
---FREE PICK-UP AND DELIVERY--i-
We're set up to serve your cleaning needs.
DETREX ODERLESS PROCESS
Broadway At Leahy Street Phone 3-2409
A Eaugratulafians and Hes! Wishes to the Glass af 1953
Iohn Wood Company
BENNET PUMP DIVISION
Measuring Your Success in Life . . .
i 1 J B B B .1 AI '
S- Q l'aSS, l'0nZe an Umlnum
quu""""Iui Castin s
My """"'0g,, g
QW Plumber's Brass Goods
will depend on your faking
advaniage of fhe knowledge
gained in your sfudies. Aoi in-
ielligenlly, fhink clearly and the
goal you have sei' for yourself
will :ae aH'ained.h Tau clan rely
l ' ' 1'
:sri efaiigifzng lsieprhngreegdirilit Muskegon
Reddy Kilowafi Mic 'gan
CONSUMERS POWER CC.
Even an Airplane Siaris from The Ground
As a Gracluaie of 'rhe Heighis High Scho
Suggesi Thai You Keep Bofh Feef
On The Ground
Work - Earn - Save
The Bank Across the Street"
Banking That's Building Greater Muskegon
HACKLEY UNION NATIUNAL BANK
ROLLER SKATING AT ITS BEST
MoNA LAKE PHoNE 33 2196
Without Fancy Prices
DRAPERIES -:- SHADES
R. J. QUIGLEY
1039-1041 Peck Street
CURTAINS -:- VENETIAN BLINDS
PETERSON COAL COMPANY
NEED MONEY ?
For Confidential, Courteous Service
HOME LOAN CO., INC.
525.00 to 5500.00 on Furniture, Signature or Auto
William Schutter, Manager
1014 Peck Street Phone 3-1376
and Best Wishes to the
GREASE STICK CO.
1043 Peck Street Muskegon Heights
Class of 1953
AVERY DRUG STORE
PECK AT SHERMAN
MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN
Class of 1953
COOPER'S FLOWER SHOP
1013 Peck Street
HAHN DRUG STORE
J . H . LEE 2 SON
Feeds, Seeds, Fertilizers western
M E I S 'I' E R ' S
All Kinds ot Dog Foods
300I Peck Street Phone 3-24I7
2934 Peck Street
Congratulations, Class of 1953
Super IGA Market
GOOD FOOD - GOOD HEALTH
Distributors ot Cedargreen Frozen Foods
HQEMHQA Mkg Mhq
CLYDE HENDRICK, Realtor
222 Danigeiis Building
M icq H gh? M hg
Your O-So Grape Bottler
7-9 W. Broadway Everyday Low Prices
GET IT FROM W E B B
Fritz, the druggist C O A L
C O M P A N Y
VISIT OUR "SNACK BAR"
West Barney Muskegon Heights, Mich
Michigan Frozen Foods, Inc
N . ' V '- ..
LEE FUNERAL HOME
Hll.VlN'S IEWELRY, 27'I9PeckSh'eei-Phone3-2044
AND STEAK HOUSE
529 Peck Street
Jim and Ann Forton
I946 Peck Street, Muskegon
Muskegon Heights Ida Groendel, Prop.
JEWELERS OPHQIANS WESTERN MICHIGAN
Bu DD'S OUTBOARD
The Store Your Confidence Built
227 Western Ave.
SALES AND SERVICE
Martin Motors - Sporting Goods
Phone 3- l l4l
293l Peck Street Muskegon Heights
- WHOLESALE -
Cigars, Candy, Tobacco
248 Market Street
D E R B Y ' S
FOOD S PRGDUCE
2927 Peck Street Phone 3-9l80
24 HOUR DAILY SERVICE
Where Courtesy Dwells and Service Excels
266 West Clay
284i Peck Street Phone 3-2273
Oftice Machine Company
NORMAN 'T. PLANK E. I. WAGNER I. G. KNOLLINGER
Headquarters tor Rugal Wurld's No.1 Tgpewriters
Gray Magic Royal Portable Typewriters
30 DAYS FOR DOWN PAYMENT TO STUDENTS
Corner ot Apple and Wood Street
Ed: "I wonder how they get the water in these
Ron: "Easy They plant them in the spring."
Diner: "Do you serve crabs here?"
Waitress: "Oh, yes, we serve anyone. Won't you
Barb: "Why did the little moron run around his bed?"
Porge: "I wou1dn't know,"
Barb: "To catch up on his sleep."
Soldier: "Sir, the enemy is before us thick as peas."
General: "All right, then shell them."
Waiter: "These are the best eggs we've had for
Diner: "Well, bring me some you haven't had so
Harriett: "Bill, What's your number on the football
Bill: "H2O. I'm the water-boy."
Don: "Does she know much about cars?"
Tom: "Naw. She thinks you cool otf the motor by
stripping the gears."
Man tat ticket windowl: "One round trip ticket,
Ticket Agent: "Where to, sir?"
Man: "Back here, of coursel"
Al: "My dog can pronounce his own name."
lim: "I don't believe it. What's his name?"
Student: "I ccm't eat."
Coed: "Lost appetite?"
Student: "No, lost pocketbookf'
Tom: "What would you do if you were in my shoes?"
Tim: "Polish them."
Mother: "lay, are you fond of moving pictures?"
lay: "Yes, indeed."
Mother: "Then you won't mind moving some out of
the attic for me, will you?"
GROCERY AND MARKET
3137 S th Ph 3
Congratulations to the Class of I953
Michigan's Largest Meat Dealer
2343 2644 BAKER sr MUSKEGON HEIGHTS MICHIGAN
Are Always Greenhouse Fresh
ARBOR FLORAL COMPANY
27 Years of Dependable Service
1222 Peck Street Muskegon, Mich.
Producers of Non-Ferrous
Arthur Gomery Agency
50I W, BROADWAY MUSKEGON HEIGHTS MICHIGAN
EMIL'S FOOD MARKET
A Quality Service Store
One of the Oldest and Leading
Establishments in the Heights
THE COMMERCIAL PRESS
I98l Sanford Street
L c. B. DAWES a SON
"Say lt With Flowers"
Member of Florists Telegraph Delivery
77 E. Delano
Best Wishes to the Class of 1953
Where Quality prevails
PHONE 3 2286 101 W BROADWAY MUSKEGON HEIGHTS MICH
WINDATT - PCDNTIAC
SALES AND SERVICE
"Best Wishes for a Continued Success"
Liberty Loan Corporation
David Flelcher, Manager
2775 Peck Sireei Muskegon Heighis, Michigan
28I5 SANFORD STREET - HEIGHTS
Poriraiis - Weddings, Baby
Cal Johnson's Camera Shop
For Appoinimenf Call 24-2534
503 Caiherine Muskegon, Michig
QUALITY JEWELRY SINCE I887
329 W. Wesiern Ave.
Frank Slariha, Sr. 8: Jr.
29I6 Sanford Slreei Muskegon Heighis
Home-Made Polish Sausage
NOVAK'S MEAT MARKET
Qualify af Low Cost
Len Novak, Proprielor
Phone 3-I95O 26 Easi Broadwa
sToKERs - oiL BURNERS
Martin Coal and Building
Dependable Fuels, Home Insulation
576 E. Broadway Phone 3-2026
HEIGHTS NEWS AND
We have the mos? Complefe Newsstand,
Compleie Selecfion of Candies,
Pipes and Tobacco I
Sirand Building - Nexf io Sfrand Theaier
Printed by Students of the High School Press
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