Mynderse Academy - Myndersian Yearbook (Seneca Falls, NY)

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the 1 M y N D E R S I A N I ahjorie M. Riel . Stephen Kei.leher if Editor-in-ChieJ Business ManagerTHE CLASS OF 1941 MYNDERSE ACADEMY SENECA FALLS, N. Y. 'pSieA ntl VOLUME SIXTEEN of the MYNDERSIANFOREWORD According to the legend, when the (Ire.at Spirit blessed the Iroquois, he left the imprint of his hand and long tapering fingers in the soil from which the six lakes sprang, and thus gave us our Finger Lakes. Hut the lakes took their names from the Indians who thus have left the indelible impress of their people on central New York. In fact counties, towns, and rivers with their musical names remind us that not a foot of our community lacks a story connected with those earlier residents of this locality. Sites of thirteen Indian villages dot the shores of our own Lake Cayuga, while only forty miles away we find the headquarters of the Six Nations south of Syracuse. This is truly a land rich in the color and romance of Indian lore. For instance, as we look around us at our beautiful lake country, it is difficult to realize that in 1779, only one hundred and sixty-two years ago, this section between what is known as Cayuga Lake State Park and the Inlet at Geneva was the site of the important military encampment of one-third of the American army of that day. You know the story of the Sullivan-Indian expedition of that time, perhaps. If you do, you realize that by a series of treaties this land was acquired from the Indians though they reserved for a time territory a mile square around what is now Canoga. There today on a wooded slope up from the Cayuga Lake Boulevard we see the monument pictured on the opposite page, which marks the approximate birthplace of Red Jacket, wily orator and chieftain of the Senecas. This Canoga land the Indians also lost, but it is known to students of Indian history that they dearly loved Seneca County and have never given up the hope of buying land here, where they may settle and live on soil their forefathers once owned. All of this may seem a far cry from the story of the year in a modern high school, but is it? In an environment such as this, we find the new order. The Indians had their tribes, activities, sports; we have our classes, activities, and sports. Sometimes as the shouts of our cheering section go up to shake the autumn sky, perhaps the spirits of those earlier braves listen in silent awe to this newer version of war cry. as our warriors go out for the scalps of their football foes. Yes, ours is a story book land, and we must not forget to pay tribute to those earlier Central New Yorkers who loved and lost this land.WE HONOR Miss Mary Miller AS DEDICATEE OF THE 1941 MYNDERSIAN. AS A TEACHER RICH IN CLASSICAL LORE, SHE HAS VITALIZED HER SUBJECT AND EARNED WELL-DESERVED RECOGNITION OF HER WORK, NOT ONLY IN MYNDERSE ACADEMY, BUT AMONG THE LATIN TEACHERS OF CENTRAL NEW YORK. 6FACULTY ACTIVITIES CLASSES ATHLETICSTHE BOARD OF EDUCATION President Biiacht We students of Mynderse Academy are grateful to our Board of Kducation for its efficient and beneficial service to the taxpayers of Seneca Falls. The educational opportunities of our village have been augmented this year by the much needed Industrial Arts Department. Now the training of students can be truly many sided. Since September. many assembly programs of an entertaining and educational character have been provided for the students, which have been thoroughly enjoyed. For these reasons, the Class of Nineteen Forty-one goes out from Mynderse Academy with kindly remembrances of the services of the Board to them and to the community. Frederick Marsh John Fyfe Mrs. William Medden Thomas P. Bevins Frank Knight James RomeoFACULTYFRANK PAGE, B.S., M.A. Alabama Polytechnic Institute, Cornell University Superintendent of the Seneca Falls Schools 9 FRANK W. VOGEL, B.S., M.S., Colgate University, Syracuse University Principal Myndcrse Academy JULIA II. O'BRIEN, A.B., College of New Rochelle, English Four Years. . . . ARTHUR A. HOPPE, B.S. in Ed., Syracuse University, English Three Years. . . . LILLIAN OLIVER, A.B., Syracuse University, English Two Years. . . . BESSIE W1CKES, Cortland Normal, English One. . . . GRACE J. GIBBS, Geneseo Normal, Junior High English. . . . EVART STOWELL, Oswego State Normal, Junior High English.JEAN GEORGE, B.L.I., Emerson College, Speech Work and Dramatics. . . . TERESA COMPITELLO, Geneseo Normal. Librarian. . . . HAZEL JENKINS, B.L., Syracuse University, French, Guidance. . . . MARY MILLER, A.B., M.A., Albany State College, Columbia University, Latin. . . . ANITA PALUMBO, A.B., Cornell University, Italian, French. . . . EMILY SMITH, A.B., M.A., Syracuse University, University of Wisconsin, History. . . . HAZEL WELCHER, Broekport Normal, Junior High Social Studies. . . BIRDENA E. CAMPANY, B.S., Buffalo State Teachers College. Junior High Social Studies. . . . W. ELLIOTT W'ORMUTH, A.B.. Hamilton College, Advanced Mathematics. Wickcs Compitello Smith O' II rien Gibbs Jenkins Welcher Hoppe Stoirell Miller Company Oliver George Palumbo IVormuth 10FACULTY DORIS JACOBS, B.S., Oswego Normal, Buffalo State Teachers’ College, Algebra and Grade Mathematics. . . . DAVID DOYLE, B.S., Syracuse University, Commercial.... RAYMOND BECKER, B.D.S., Plattsburg Normal, Rider College, Commercial. . . . HELEN HAMMOND, B.S., M.A., Syracuse I'niversity, Northwestern University, Business Subjects. . . . ELSIE HUNTINGTON, B.S., M.S., New York State College for Teachers, Typewriting, Algebra. . . . HAROLD MARBLE, B.C., M.S., Syracuse University, Physics, Biology, General Science. . . . ARTHUR L. BAKER, A.B., B.S., Syracuse University, Physical Education. . . . RUTH HUYCK, Cortland Normal, Physical Education. . . . LUCY CARDWELL, B.S., William Smith College, Home Economics.... THEO J. BEEKMAN, B.S., Cornell University, Home Economics. . . . JOHN C. ERASER. B.S., Ithaca College, Band, Orchestra. . . . MARJORIE BURNHAM, B.S., Ithaca College, Music_R. MacKINNEY STEI- GERVVALD, B.S. in Art, B.F.A., P.D.I)., Syracuse University, New York School of Display, Fine Arts. . . . RAYMOND RADTKE, B.S., Buffalo State Teachers’ (’ollege. Industrial Arts. . . . FLORENCE ANDERSON, R.N., Pennsylvania Hospital, School Nurse. . . . LOIS PONTIUS, D.H., Rochester Dental I)is| ensary, Dental Hygienist. REXFORD ROCKWELL B.C.S., M.C.S., Rider College Vice-Principal, Mynderse Academy Jacobs Huntington Cardwell Steigerwald Doyle Marble Heckman Radtke Becker Baker Fraser Anderson Hammond Iluyck Burnham Pontius 11THE OFFICE STAFF 12CLASSES Miss Smith, Assistant Adviser Mr. Wobmuth, Assistant Adviser Miss Julia H. O’Brien, Adviser CLASS ADVISERS i:sCLASS HISTORY Remember four years ago? Eugene Gustafson was our president. Everyone looked down upon us and called us "kids." Rut we showed ’em when our hillbilly skit won the prize at the Junior Party. Then we proved that it wasn’t an accident by writing most of the Glee Club Operetta and capturing the leading roles. We also made history when our boys’ intramural basketball team walked away with the championship. Of course, we far outshone the sophs at the Frosh-Soph Picnic and closed the year with the feeling that we were definitely “somebodies.” We intrusted the leadership of our sophomore year to Roland Lind. We had lost some of our cockiness; and although our boys retained the basketball championship and our warblers were again operetta stars, do you remember how quiet the year was? In fact, it wasn't until the Frosh-Soph Picnic that we regained all of our old boisterousness and went forth to repeat our success of the preceding year. Didn’t things start with a whirl junior year? We had no sooner elected Harold Hart ran, Xorma Gustafson, Janice Olinstead, and Roland Lind class officers than the Junior Party was upon us. All the classes co-operated by putting on skits to carry out the Gay Nineties theme. Will you ever forget our Junior Play. “What a Life.” with Rill Rrignall as Henry Aldrich and Dick Trumble as the detective who solved the case of the missing band instruments? We brought down the house by just being natural. Then came the Junior-Senior Party with its "Kookoo Kollege." The gym shook with the jitterbugging of students once considered the quietest in Mynderse. Late in May, Harold Bartran, Roland Lind, and Stephen Kelleher were chosen to attend Empire Roys’ State in Syracuse. In June, Harold Bartran and Anthony Sinicropi were selected to serve as Junior Rotarians for terms of six months each. The highlight of the year was the Junior Prom. The theme was “An Old Dutch Garden;” and Norma Gustafson was crowned queen in a setting of tulips, storks, wooden shoes, and windmills. The events of our senior year are not difficult to remember. We chose Anthony Sinicropi, Helen Marsella, Janice Olinstead, and Alex Lamanna to lead us through our last year in Mvnderse, and then turned our attention to the Senior Play. The group that had clowned its way through its first three years in school surprised Mvnderse with its seriousness in presenting a mystery-drama, “The Thirteenth Chair.” We had the audience practically on the stage in an effort to see “who done it.” With December came the ball. Decorations were Christmas trees against a background of blue and silver. Queen Helen and King Roland reigned for the night. Next, Alex Lamanna’s losing ticket team entertained Harold Bartran’s winners in a post-play pay-off at an informal evening party. Now we are looking forward to the annual Junior-Senior Party and awaiting with a mingled feeling of joy anti sadness graduation when we will sever all ties with life in Mynderse and enter into a new existence. Just to prove we could be decorous even with the temptations of an Indian theme, we give you this annual, the 1941 Myndersian, as a remembrance of our last year in Mynderse. For what success we have achieved in school our gratitude goes to our class advisers and especially to Miss O’Brien, who has given her patience, advice, and time in guiding our senior activities, preparing us for graduation, and extending her friendship to everyone of us. 14CLASS OF 1941 FRANK JAMES AMIDON, "Frankie" Radio Club (1); Debate Club (4); Le Cercle Francais (3, 4), Vice-President (4); English Club (3), President (3).JEAN DOROTHY AMIDON—Intrainurals (1, 4, 3, 4); Tum- bling Club (1, 4, 3); (ilee Club (1, 4, 3); lamplighters (3); Junior Play (3); Junior Party Committee (3); Physical Education Demonstration (I, 3). . . . MARJORIE LORRAINE ANDRE, "Marje —A transfer last year from Rochester, New York at Rochester High School: lx Cercle Francais (1); Camera Club (1, 4); Library Club (4); At Mynderse Academy: Camera Club (3, 4); English Club (3), Vice-President (3); Junior Prom Committee (3). . . . HAROLD THOMAS BAIITRAN, “Snifter"—Basket! )) (1, 4, 3, 4); Football (4, 3); Baseball (4); Intramurals (1, 4, 3, 4), Awards (1, 4, 3, 4); Microphone (3, 4), Magazine Editor (3), Editor-in-Chief (4); State School Press Conference (3, 4); English Club (3), President (3); Boys State (3); Responsible Youth Conference (3); Class Treasurer (4); Class President (3); Junior Party. Play and Prom Committees (3); Senior Play and Ball Committees (4); Senior Play (4); Bookkeeping I State Contest Award (4), Bookkeeping II State Championship (3); Camera Club (3); Block M (4); Junior Rotarian (4); Myndersian (4;. . . . ANGELO FRANCIS BIANCOXI, "Ang"—II Circolo Italiano (4, 3, 4), Italian Play (4, 3); Camera Club (3, 4). . . . ROBERT JOHN BORDEN, "Hob"—Football (1, 4, 3, 4). F. Amidon A mid on M. Andre II. Hartran A. Bianconi R. Borden J. Brady W, BrignaU L. Brown G. Burchim D. Burrows M. Cafolla JAMES WALTER BRADY, "Jimmy" (ilee ( lub (1, 4, 3), Librarian (4), Operetta (4), Choral Festival (4): l itin Club (3), Janitor (3); Debate Club (4, 3, 4); Syracuse Student Congress (4); Football (4, 3, 4); Basketball (4); Track Meet (1); Tumbling Club (3, 4); Intramurals (1, 4, 3, 4); Physical Education Demonstration (4, 3); Senior Ball Committee (4). . . . WILLIAM HENRY BRIGNALL, "BilV —Radio Club (1); Tumbling Club (4, 3); Camera Club (3); Junior Party and Prom Committees (3); Junior-Senior Party Committee (3); Junior Play (3); Senior Play (4); Microphone (3, 4); Wig ami Rouge (4); Myndersian (4). . . . LEO XVILLIAM BROW N, "fays' —Intrainurals (1, 4, 3, 4); Band (4, 3); Junior Prom Committee (3). . . . GRANT WARREN BURCHIM —Glee Club (1, 4, 4); Band (4, 3, 4); Orchestra (3, 4); Junior Prom Committee (3).... DONALD NYE BURROWS, "Don"—Debate Club (4); Microphone (S); Camera Club (3).. . . MARY ELIZABETH CAFOLLA—Tap Club (1), Secretary and Treasurer (1); (ilee Club (1, 4, 3, 4); Typing Contest (4); Orchestra (4, 3, 4); II Circolo Italiano (4, 3, 4); Intrainurals (4, 3, 4); Junior Prom and Party Committees (3); Junior-Senior Party Committee (3); Senior Ball and Play Committees (4). 15CLASS OF 1941 MARY ROSE CALABRO—Tumbling Club (1); Glee Club (1, 2, 3), Operetta (1, 2, 3); Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4); II Circolo Italiano (2, 3, 4); Camera Club (3); Junior Prom Committee (3); Microphone (4). . . . DOMENICA ANNE CARACCILO, “Dec" (ilee Club (1, 2, 3), Operetta (1); Intramurals (1, 2); English Club (3), Secretary (3) ; Junior Play, Prom and Party Committees (3); Junior-Senior Party Committee (3); Hearth Club (3); I a Cerele Franca is (4); Senior Ball Committee (4).... JOSEPH GEORGE CARISSIMI, “Joe"—Football (I, 2, 3, 4); Basketball (1, 2, 3, 4); Baseball (1, 2, 3, 4); Block M (2, 3, 4), Treasurer (4); Tumbling (1, 2, 3); Junior Prom and Party Committees (3); Senior Ball Committee (4); II Circolo Italiano (2), Italian Club Play (2); Myndersian (4) _ANNA MARY CARROLL—Intramurals (3, 4)_CHARLES JOSEPH CARROLL, “Chuck" Glee Club (2, 3, 4), Operetta (2, 3, 4); Band (2); Latin Club (3), Cantor (3); Junior Prom Committee (3); Knglish Club (3), Treasurer (3); Class Treasurer (1); Senior Play (4); Prize Speaking 1); Myndersian (4). . . . ('ARMEN ROCCO CEO, "( arm"—Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4), Awards (2, 3, 4); Sports Night (2, 3, 4); Baseball Manager (3, 4); Glee Club (2, 3); Junior Prom and Party Committees (3): Camera Club (3); Commercial Contest (2); English Club (3), Treasurer (3). M. Calabro D. Caraccilo J. Carissimi A. Carroll C. Carroll C. Ceo E. Chalkcr A. Clark K. Conley M. Conley F. Crull G. Cumm ELWYN VICTOR CHALKER—Glee Club (2, 3)________ANNA KATHERINE CLARK—Glee Club (1, 2); Lamp- lighters (3); Junior Prom Committee (8). . . KENNETH HI (ill CONLEY “Kent Radio Club (1): Latin Club (3); Junior Play and Party Committees (3); Junior-Senior Party Committee (3); Senior Play and Ball Committees (4).... MARGUERITE ROSE CONLEY—Hearth Club (2, 3, 4), Treasurer (4); Library Club (1, 2, 3, 4), Vice-President (4); Glee Club (1); Junior Party, Play, and Prom Committees (3); English Club (3), Secretary (3). ... FREDERICK CRULL, “Fr«T—Junior Band (1, 2, 3)___GEORGE PAUL CUMM, “GeorguT—Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4); Physical Education Demonstration (3); Tumbling Club (1, 2, 3, 4); Radio Club (2, 3); Senior Play (4); Junior Play (3); Cheerleading (3); Camera Club (3); Wig and Rouge (4); Myndersian (4); Glee Club (4), 0| eretta (4). 1GCLASS OF 1941 ROBERT LEE DEAL, “Bob”—Radio Club (1); Band (1); Latin Club (3); Junior Prom and Party Committees (3); Junior Play (3); Senior Ball Committee (4); Myndersian (4).... ANTHONY JOSEPH DESARRO, “Tony”— Football (3, 4); Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4); (dee Club (2)_JOHN LEO DiDOMINICK, “Johnny”—Glee Club (1, 2, 3, 4), Operetta (1, 2, 3, 4), Treasurer (2, 3), President (4), Concert (1, 2, 3, 4), Festival (1, 2, 3, 4); Rochester Music Clinic (4); Harmonica Club (1); Debate Club (2); Junior Party Committee (3); Junior-Senior Party Committee (3); English Club Play (3); Syracuse Student Congress (2); Senior Play (4); Prize Speaking (4). . . . ROSE FRANCES DiNATALE—Library Club (1); II Circolo Italiano (2, 3, 4); English Club (3), Secretary (3). . . . EARL EDWARD DIN HAM--STEPHEN MELVIN DUELING, “Steve”—Glee Club (2, 3, 4). R. Deal A. Desarro J. DiDominicIc R. DiNatalc E. Dunham S. Durling G. Fridley E. Gallina R. Giese G. Giorannini II. Gleason V. Grahling GERALDINE LOUISE FRIDLEY, “Gerry”—Library Club (1); Glee Club (3); Orchestra (1, 2, 3, 4); Band (1, 2, 3, 4); Junior Prom Committee (3); Senior Ball Committee (4). . . . ELENA MADALINE GALLINA— (ilee Club (1, 2, 3, 4); II Circolo Italiano (2, 3, 4); Camera Club (3); Science Club (3); Bug Club (3); Tumbling Club (1); Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4), Awards (2, 3). . . . BERNICE COLLETTE GIESE—Needlecraft (2); Hearth Club (4); Junior Party Committee (3).. . . GENO JOSEPH GIOVANNINI- Baseball (1, 2, 3, 4); Football (3, 4); Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4); Block M (3, 4), Vice-President (4); 11 Circolo Italiano (3, 4), Treasurer (4), Italian Club Play (3)___HARRY CLAYTON GLEASON—Intramurals (3)__________VIOLET MARLAU GRAHLING—Acan- thus (2, 3, 4), Secretary (3, 4); Hearth Club (3, 4), Vice-President (4); Orchestra (1, 2, 3); Tap Club (1); Junior Prom Committee (3). 17CLASS OF 1941 EYERETT El GENE Gl STAFSON, “Gits’ Glee Club (2, 3, 4), Operetta (3, 4); Radio Club (4); Class President (1). . . . NORMA ALMA GUSTAFSON, “Gussy”—Glee Club (1, 2, 3, 4); Uitin Club (3), Aedile (3); Junior Play (3); Senior Play (4); Junior Party and Prom Committees (3); Wig and Rouge (3, 4), President (4); English Club (2, 3), Vice-President (2), Secretary (3); (’lass Secretary (1); Class Vice-President (3); Prize Speaking (4); Ylyndersian (4). . . . JOHN HENRY' HARTMAN, “Pa-John”— Basketball (1, 2, 3, 4); Junior Party Committee (3); Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4)-DONALD EDWARD HAVES, “Dm "—Foot ball (1, 2, 3, 4); Basketball (1, 2. 3, 4); Baseball (3); Intramurals (1, 2, 3); Acanthus (2); Band (1, 2); Junior Prom and Party Committees (3): Senior Ball Committee (4); Myndersian (4), Photographic Editor (4). . . . RUTH BARBARA HOSTER Glee (’lub (1, 2, 3, 4); Lamplighters (3), President (3); Junior Prom Committee (3); Junior Play (3).... PAUL ELBERT IRISH, “Irish” Transfer from Auburn Senior High School: Intramurals (1, 2, 3); Member of Stage Crew ( , 2); At Mynderse Academy: Wig and Rouge (4); Intramurals (4). E. Gustafson X. Gustafson J. Hartman D. Hayes H. Hosier P. Irish A, Jones M. Keenan 8. Kelleher I). Kinnetz I). Klionsky A. Klop ALVS El’DORA JONES—Glee Club (1, 2), 0| eretta (1, 2), Festival (1, 2), Awards (1, 2); Library Club (1. 2, 3, 4), President (2, 3, 4); Latin Club (2, 3), Aedile (3); Microphone (3, 4), Assistant Editor (4); School Press Conference (4); Junior Party and Prom Committees (3): English Club (3), Secretary (3); Myndersian (4); Salutatorian (4)... . MARY' IRENE KEENAN—Library ( lub (1); Lamplighters (3); Junior-Senior Party Committee (3). . . . STEPHEN LEO KELLEHER, “Potter”—Basketball (2, 3, 4), Captain (3); Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4); Latin Club (3), Consul (3); Acanthus (2); Junior Prom and Party Committees (3); Junior-Senior Party Committee (3): Boys State (3); Senior Ball Committee (4); Myndersian (4), Business Manager (4). . . . DORIS MARIE KINNETZ— Library Club (1); Hearth Club (4). . . . DAVID JOSEPH KLIONSKY, “Ike”—Microphone (3, 4), Press Conference (4); Junior Play (3). . . . ALEX KLOP, “Kloppy”—Le Cerde Francais (4); Wig and Rouge (4); Junior Play (3) ; Senior Play (4); English ( ’lub Play (3); Senior Ball Committee (4); Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4); Football Manager (4) . 18CLASS OF 1941 BARBARA ELLEN KNOX, “Bobbie”—Glee Club (3, 4); Commercial Contest (2); Junior Prom Committee (3); Senior Ball Committee (4); Tap Club (1, 2); Junior Party Committee (3); Junior Play (3); Junior-Senior Party Committee (3); Senior Play (4); Wig and Rouge (3, 4); Prize Speaking (4); Intersectional Speaking Contest (4); Myndersian (4). . . . NELLIE ANN KOZIRASKI—Glee Club (2, 3, 4); Camera Club (3); Junior Prom Committee (3); Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4). . . . MARY ANN LAMA—English Club (3), Vice-President (3); Hearth Club (4); II Circolo Italiano (2).... ALEXANDER LAWRENCE LAM ANN A, "Lemons”—Glee Club (1, 2), Awards (1, 2), Concert (2); Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4), Awards (1, 2, 3, 4); Football Manager (3); Basketball Manager (3, 4); S| orts Night (2, 3, 4); Block M (4); English Club (3), President (3); Microphone (3, 4); Junior Party, Prom, and Play C ’ommittces (3); (Commercial (Contest (2,3,4); Senior Play Committee (4); lass Treasurer (4).... ST A N LE Y FITZGERALD LATTIMER, "Stan”—Intramurals (3, 4); English Club Play (3). . . . LESLIE LAWRENCE LIND, “Lei —Basketball (1, 2, 3, 4); Football (1)); Sports Night (2); Band (1, 2, 3, 4); Orchestra (1, 2, 3, 4); All-Finger-Lakes Band (3, 4); Junior Prom and Party Committees (3); Senior Ball Committee (4); Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4); Microphone (4). B. Knox A Koziraski M. Lama A. Ixnnanna S. Ixitl inter L. Lind R. Lind C. Ix renzetli A. Ixncc J. May ill M. Mahoney D. Marks ROLAND EDWARD LIND, “Rollo — Band (1, 2, 3, 4); Orchestra (2, 3, 4); Basketball (1, 2, 3); Baseball (3); Intramurals (1, 2, 3); Physical Education Demonstration (3); Tumbling Club (1, 3); Acanthus (2); (lass President (2); Class Treasurer (3); Junior Prom and Party Committees (3); Senior Ball Committee (4), Ball King (4); Boys’ State (3)___CARLO LEDO LORENZETTI, “Heinie —Glee Club (2, 3, 4), Operetta (2, 3, 4), Librarian (3); Treasurer (4); II Circolo Italiano (2, 3, 4), Italian Club Play (2, 3, 4), President (4); Junior Play (3); Junior Prom Committee (3); Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4). . . ANN CARSON LOWE—A transfer last year from I aPargeville, New York; LaFargeville High School (1, 2, 3): Glee Club (1, 2); Orchestra (3); Band (2, 3); (’lass President (2); (’lass Treasurer (3); Library Club (2, 3); School Paper (2, 3); Basketball (1); Mynderse Academy (3, 4): Band (3, 4), Treasurer (4); Junior Prom Committee (3); Senior Ball Committee (4); English Club (3), Secretary (3).... JUNE YVONNE MAGILL—Junior Prom Committee (3); Junior-Senior Party Committee (3); Intramurals (3, 4). ...MARY FRANCES MAHONEY Glee Club (1); Hearth 3ub i ; Intramurals 1,2,3, ; Junior-Senior Party Committee (3); Senior Ball Committee (4). . . . DUANE WOODRUFF MARKS, “Duey —Acanthus (1, 2, 3, 4), Vice-President (4); Camera Club (3, 4), Treasurer (4); Junior Play Committee (3); Senior Play (4). 10CLASS OF 1941 HELEN JOSEPHINE MARSELLA- Library dub (1), Treasurer il); Glee Club (1); II Circolo Italiano (4, 3, 4), Vice-President (8); Junior Play, Party, and Prom Committees (8); Microphone (8, 4); Ball Queen (4); English dub Play (3); Senior Play and Ball Committees (4); Wig and Rouge (3); Commercial Contest (4, 3, 4); Junior-Senior Party Committee (3); Intramurals (3, 4), Awards (8); ( lass Vice-President (4); Myndersian (I). . . . PHYLLIS MARY MARSELLA, "Phyl" II ('ircolo Italiano (4, 3, 4); Intramurals (1. 4. 3, 4), Awards (3); Junior Party, Prom, and Play Committees (3); Microphone (4); Senior Ball Committee (4); Commercial Contest (3, 4); English Club (3), Vice-President (3); Myndersian (4 . . . . ELIZABETH EMMA MARSH, "Hetty" Acanthus (4). . . . PAl’L CRAWFORD M ARSH, "Pee-Wee" Science Club (3); Archery Club (3, I); Intramurals (1, 4, 3, I).. . ELIZABETH ILEEN MASTEN, "Hetty" lass Vice-President (1); Glee ('lub (1.4, 3, i , Operetta (1, 4, 3, 4), President (3), Vice-President (4); Library Club (1). Vice-President (1); Wig and Rouge (4, 3, 4), Treasurer (3, 4); I C Cercle Francais (3, 4); Senior Play (4); Intramurals (1, 4. 8, 4). Awards (I. 4, 3, M; Latin Club (4), Aedile (4); Junior Prom and Party Committees (3); Junior-Senior Party Committee (3); Senior Ball Committee (4); Myndersian (4).........VNGELO ANTHONY M ASTRO LEO, "Floogic" Band 1, 4, 3, Or- chestra (1, 4, 3, 4): Glee Club (1); Tumbling Club (1, 4, 3); Finger Lakes Orchestra (3, 4); Sports Night (4); Intra-murals (I, 4, 3, 4); Parallel Bar Club (3). II. Marsclla P. Mar sella K. Marsh P. Marsh E. Masten A. Mastroleo R. Matthews F. McGuire M. Miles S. Miller R. Moio . . Olmstead ROBERT FRANCIS MATTHEWS, “Ro ”—Band (1); Glee dub (4, 3, 4), Operetta (4); Junior Party Committee (3). . . . FRANCES CATHERINE McGCIRE—Library Club (1, 4); Glee Club (1, 4); Junior Party Committee (3); Camera Club (3); Senior Ball Committee (4); Commercial Contest (3). . . . MONA CAROLINE MILES— Needlccraft Club (2); Lamplighters (3), Treasurer (3). . . . SHELDON GAMBLE MILLER, “JW —Football (1, 2, 8, 4); Basketball (3, 4), Most Valuable Player (3); Intramurals (I, 4, 3, 4); Block M (3, 4); Le Cercle Francais (3, 4), Premier (4); Junior Prom and Party Committees (3); Senior Ball Committee (4). . . . ROSE CATHERINE MOIO Library Club (1); Hiking Club (3); II Circoln Italiano I), Italian Club Hay 3 ...JANH E HILDRETH OLMSTEAD, “Janny”—Library Club (1); Glee Club (1, 4), Operetta (1); I atin Club (4); I e Cercle Francais (3, 4); English Club Play (3); Tumbling Club (4, 3); Junior Play (3); Senior Play (4); Microphone (3, 4), News Editor (4); ('lass Secretary (2, 3, 4); Junior Party and Prom Committees (3); Junior-Senior Party Committee (3); Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4); Responsible Youth Conference (3); Physical Education Demonstration (1, 3); ('heerlead-ing (3, 4); Prize Speaking (4); Myndersian (4). 20CLASS OF 1941 MARIAN ANN PARI.SI—Glee Club (1, 2, 3, 4); 11 Circolo Italiano (2, 3, 4), Italian Club Play (3); Camera Club (3); Junior Play Committee (3); Junior Play (3). . . . GEORGE CLAYTON PETERMAN, “Georgie"— Rand (1, 2, 3, 4); Orchestra (4). . . . NANCY MARIE PETERS Van”—Library Club (1); Glee Club (1, 2), Operetta (1 . Awards (1.2); Latin Club (2), Quaestor (2): lx Cercle Franca is (3, 4), Secretary (4); Wig and Rouge (2, 3, 4), Wig and Rouge Play (2); Microphone (3, 4). Magazine Editor (4), Press Conference (4); Junior Prom and Party Committees (3); Junior-Senior Party Committees (3); Junior Play (3); Senior Play (4); Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4), Awards (1, 2, 3, 4); Myndersian I); Valedictorian ,4). . . . MARIE TERESA PIOLI II Circolo Italiano (2, 3, 4), Italian Club Play (2, 3); Glee Club (3); Junior Play (3); Junior Party and Prom Committees (3); Cheerleading (4); Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4); Senior Rail Committee (4). . . . ROBERT CLARENCE REESE, “Hob"— Rand (1, 2, 3, 4); Orchestra (2, 3, 4); Radio Club (1)_DORIS ELAINE REYNOLDS—Glee Club (1, 2, 3, 4), Operetta (2, 3), Concerts (1, 2, 3); Library Club (I); Hiking Club (3); Camera Club (3); Junior Party, Prom, and Play C ommittees (3); English Club Play (3); Intramurals (1, 2, 4). M. Pari.si Cl. Peterman .V. Peters M. Pioli R. Rec.se I). Reynolds S. Rice M. Riel E. Rie.se E. Ritter P. Rizzieri M. Russell SHIRLEY MUNSON RICE Glee Club (1,2, 8, 4), Awards (1,2, 3, 4), President (2), 0| eretta (2, 3, 4); Tumbling Club (1, 2, 3); ( lass Vice-President (2); Hearth Club (3, 4), Secretary (3), President (4); Intramurals (1, 2, 3), Awards (1, 2, 3); Junior Play. Prom, and Party Committees (3); Junior-Senior Party Committee (3); Senior Play and Rail Committees (4): Myndersian (4).... MARJORIE MARIE RIEL, “Marge"—Glee Club (1, 2, 3), Awards (1. 2, 3); I a Cercle Francais (1), French Club Play (1); Wig and Rouge (2, 3), Wig and Rouge Play (2); Latin Club (2), Aedile (2); English Club (3), Vice-President (3); Debate Club (3, 4), Eastern Student Congress (3); Junior Prom Committee (3); Junior Play (8); Intramurals (2), Awards (2); Responsible Youth Conference (3); Senior Rail Committee (4); Myndersian Editor-in-Chief (4). . . . ELVIRA LORRAINE RIESE—Lamplighters (3) ; Hearth Club (4); Junior Prom Committee (3); English Club (2, 3), President (2); Commercial Contest (2, 3). . . . EDWIN LA VERNE RITTER, “Eddie" At Myndrse Academy: Glee Club (3, 4); Rand (3, 4); At Florida School: Rand (8, 4). . . . PASQCALE NICHOLAS RIZZIERI, “Put" Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4); Football (2, 3, 4). . . . MARJORIE RUTH RUSSELL, “Marge"—Radio Club (1); Rand (3, 4); II Circolo Italiano (3, 4); Glee Club (4) , Operetta (4); English Club Play (3); Italian Play (8). 21CLASS OF 1941 LEONORA ANN SA BATIN I, “Lee” Glee Club (1, 2), Operetta (1), Awards (1, 2); Tumbling Club (1, 2, 3, 4); Le Cercle Francais (3, 4), Treasurer (4); Microphone (3, 4), News Editor (4); Junior Prom, Play, and Party Committees (3); Junior-Senior Party Committee (3); Cheerleading (1, 2, 3, 4); Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4), Awards (1, 2, 3, 4); Physical Education Demonstration (I, 2); Senior Play (4); Myndersian (4).... ISABELLE SANDERSON, “Hubbles' (ilee Club (1, 2, 3, 4), 0|x retta (1, 2, 3, 4); Tumbling Club (1, 2, 3); Wig and Rouge (2, 3, 4); 141 tin Club (2), Treasurer (2); English Club (3), Secretary (3); Senior Play (4); Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4), Awards (1, 2, 3); Junior Party and Prom Committees (3); Junior-Senior Party Committee (3); Cheerleading (4); Prize Speaking (4); Myndersian (4). . . . (IILBERT HAROLD SACNDERS, “Do-Do Tumbling Club (3); Intra- murals (4)____H AROLD SEMMENS, “Semmie"- (ilee Club (2); Latin Club (3); Camera Club (3, 4), President (4); Junior Play (3); Junior Prom Committee (3); Senior Play (4).. .. ANTHONN JAMES SINICROPI, “Tony" —(ilee Club (1, 2, 3), Operetta (1, 2, 3), Awards (1, 2); Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4), Awards (2, 3); II Circolo Italia no (2, 3, 4), Secretary (3), Italian Club Play (2, 3); Microphone (4), Business Manager (4); Junior Prom, Party, and Play Coinmiteecs (3); Junior llotarian (4), Rotary Minstrels (4); Class President (4); igand Rouge (4), Wig and Rouge Play (4); Senior Play (4); English Club (3). President (3); Prize Speaking (4); Myndersian (4).. . . EDWIN ROY SMITH, “Ted" Basketball (1, 2. 3); Football (1. 2, 4); Junior Play (3); Debate Club (3); (ilee Club (2, 4), Operetta (4); Junior Prom Committee (3); Prize Speaking (4); Myndersian (4). L. Sabatini I. Sanderson G. Saunders II. Semmens A. Sinicropi E. Smith A. Stromak M. Suffredini J. Sullivan D. Tamburrino F. Tamburrino J. Tanzarello ANN ARLENE STROMAK—Latin Club (3); Microphone (3, 4); Junior Play (3); Junior Prom and Party Committees (3); Senior Ball Committee (4); (ilee Club (1, 2), Awards (I, 2); Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4), Awards (1, 3, 4). . . . MARY ANN SUFFREDINI, “Suff”—II Circolo Italiano (2, 3, 4); Glee Club (1); Hiking Club (3); Intra- murals (1, 2, 3, 4); Myndersian (4).JANE ELIZABETH SULLIVAN, “Sully”-Camera Club (4); Tumbling Club (1, 2, 3, 4); Intramurals (1,2,3, 4); Physical Demonstration (1, 3). . .. DOMINIC VITO TAMBURRINO, “Foozy”—Radio Club (1); Glee Club (2); Junior Party Committee (3); Intramurals (1, 2, 3); . FRANK TAMBURRINO, “Drains”—Intramurals (1, 2); (ilee Club (2); Debate Club (2); Microphone (3). . . . JOSEPH ANTHONY TANZARELLO, “Joe”—Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4); Football (3, 4); II Circolo Italiano (4), Italian Club Play (3). 22CLASS OF 1941 DOMENICA VIRGINIA TERRUSI, “Dee”—Glee Club (2, 3, 4), Operetta (2, 3, 4), Awards (2, 3); II Circolo Italiano (2, 3, 4), Italian Club Play (3), Vice-President (4); Junior Play, Party, and Prom Committees (3); Senior Hall Committee (4); Intramurals (3, 4); Myndersian (4).... VIRGINIA FRANCES TORCH I NELLI, “Torch”— Glee Club (1, 2, 3, 4), Operetta (1, 2, 4); Camera Club (3): II Circolo Italiano (4); Junior Play (3); Junior Prom Committee (3); Senior Hall Committee (4). . . . RICHARD IRVING TRUMHLE, “Dick”—Orchestra (1, 2, 3, 4, 5); Hand (3, 4, 5); Junior Prom Committee (3); Senior Hall Committee (4); English Club (3), President (3); Intramurals (4, 5); Hasketball (3); Class Secretary (1).JAMES RICHARD VEDORA, “Mayor”—Intra- murals (1, 2, 3, 4); Baseball (1, 2, 4); Hasketball (3, 4); Sports Night (2); English Club (3), English Club Play (3); Commercial Contest (2, 3); Junior Party and Prom Committees (3). D. Terrusi V. Torchinelli R. Trumblc . . Vedora LOUIS JAMES V ERG AM INI, “Chipper"—Inlra murals (1, 2, 3, 4); Football (2, 3); Block M (3, 4); Junior Play (3); Commercial Contest (3); 11 Circolo Italiano (2, 3, 4), Italian Play (2); Hand (4). . . . LENORA ANTONIA VERZILLA—II Circolo Italiano (2, 3, 4), Secretary (4); Glee Club (2, 3); English Club (3), Secretary (3); Junior Party and Play Committees (3); Junior-Senior Party Committee (3); Microphone (4). . . . MAR HELEN WEST—Intramurals (2, 3, 4); 'lap Club (1); Glee Club (2); English Club (3), Vice-President (3); Latin Club (3); Camera Club (3); Junior Play, Prom, and Party Committees (3); Senior Ball Committee (4). . . . EDWARD FRANCIS ZONA, “Eddie”— Intramurals (1, 2, 3, 4); Football (1, 2, 3, 4); Radio Club (1); English Club (3) , President (3); II Circolo Italiano (2); Junior Prom Committee (3); Camera Club (3); Senior Hall Committee (4) ; Block M (3, 4), President (4). 23CLASS OF 1942 OFFICERS Robert Lawson......................................President June Holland..................................Vice-President Marion Spencer.....................................Secretary Harold Lind........................................Treasurer Mynderse Academy fairly shook on its foundations when the Class of '42 arrived with a mighty bound. These ninety-two industrious, fun loving students plunged directly into their year’s work of electing officers. As freshmen, we were one hundred and thirty strong. Of this number, ninety-two are now full-fledged juniors. Of the thirty-eight unaccounted for, eleven have moved away, twenty have simply left school, and six have dropped behind. The untimely death this winter of Clementine Santinello, a popular girl of our class, was indeed a blow to the class. Although "Dine" was quiet, she was a hard worker and a staunch friend; and we miss her. As everyone seemed to have recovered from the strain of returning to their books by November, we sprang the Junior Party on them. The theme was “School Days,” with Hob Lawson acting as the “school master” of the skit which was presented. Representatives were chosen from each class to play the leading roles. School seems to play an important part in the lives and thoughts of the Class of '1-2; for the Junior Play, "Remember the Day,” was a story of a young school boy, his teachers, and his comrades. The leading roles were ably protrayed by Louis Esposito, Marion Spencer, Bill Gargan, and June Holland. Mynderse may count itself fortunate in the number of juniors participating in the various activities and sports. Two of our outstanding varsity men are Gene Platten and Bob Lawson. The Class of ’42 is well represented in practically every activity in school. Many of us hold important offices in these activities. The two most cherished privileges of the junior class we have yet to fulfill this year. Two of our boys, as Junior Rotarians, will be allowed the privileges of Rotary Club members next year and will attend their meetings for a half year each. We also must choose three boys to attend Boys’ State for a week this summer. The fortunate boys may be proud that they possesss the admirable characteristics that enable them to be chosen for these two honorary activities. We must not forget to mention our fete to our predecessors, the seniors, in the form of the Junior-Senior party in the spring. This informal party is an annual gesture to show our affection for and appreciation of the seniors. And, last but not least, we shall conclude this happy and fruitful year with the Junior Prom. Plans are under way to make this one of the most gala, memorable formal dances ever held at Mynderse. We are sure that our Prom Queen will be a true representative of Mynderse beauty and talent. We especially wish to pay tribute to Mrs. Jenkins, Miss Palumbo, and Mr. Becker, our class advisers this year. They have put much time and effort into making our junior year in high school a happy memory. 24 Katherine Gargan, ’42back row: Austin, Ricardo, Ludorico, II umphrey, Christopher, Sullivan, Crouch, Riley, Rad man, Fischer, third row: Holcomb, Sciy fried, Torchinclli, Lambert, Rarbi, Cazzato, Zona, Johnson, Alderman, Callan, Delelys, Clark, Little, Yells, second row: Lowe, Laude, Patterson, Larsen, Pannucci, GiannoUi, San to niello, Marino, Gleason, Fornesi, Drumm, Tarquino, McCarthy. first row: Gargan, Casey, Holland, Sozansky, A n nett a, Ashley, Ross, Delia, Fulton, Sabatini. r WPV BACK row: Rarbi, Malone, Fillingham, Ludorico, Gioranctfi, Wright, Rrand, Prague, McElligott, Mastroleo, Amidon. third row: Rarbi, Rianchi, Liizenberger, Reach, Gargan, Woodard, Capacci, Rrower, Romanick. Lancer, Lurie, Stack, Pagano, Ritter. second row: Spencer, Rhinehart, Trotter, Bonacci, Cooper, Comiskey, Sinieropi, Pontius, Scusa, Lawson, cstcott, GiUispie, Esposito, Wayne, Chalkcr. first row: Rogers, Plunkett, Fitzgerald, Marks, Wilcox, Lind, Lucchessi, Sinieropi, Kemak, Callaghan, Kuney, Centra. 25BACK row: Irland, (iuthrie, Olin, . DcLclys, Mumford, Swinehart, G. DcLelys, I.orcnzctti, Pioli, DiDominick, Carnevalc, Dragone, McEUigott. third row: F. Jones, Stahlnecker, Rhinchart, DePasquale, Mackey, Hatch, Christopher, Peterson, 3 fltf-trolco, Rizzieri, Hess. Ham HI, I. Jones, Gleason, Castor, I.. Deming, Vergamini. SECOND row: Rausch, Lawler, Leonard, Ritter, Bachman, Agnello, Giovanetti, M. Deming, Rudd, Shepherd, Whitney, Royce, Palumbo, Glowiak, Marsh, first row: Spahr, Brady, Tiaskkun, Yost, King, Sinicropi, Scale, Xoble, Berretta, Chuley, Perkins, Matin, Fegley, Arnold, Doran. BACK row: McGrain, Stone, Z)io , Soscia, Lorcnzctti, i. DeStefano, P. DeStefano, Lawson, Armitage, Vosh, W atkins, Brophy. third row: fo.sr, Gurba, Von Bergen, Izzo, Sinicropi, Durnin, Bentley, Varney, Coyne, Stahl, Sullivan, Gallon, Paddock, Fridley. second row: Batty, Nelson, Irland, Wheeler, Saunders, Abbott, Smith, Luekern, Peters, Rogers, Staudmyer, Lawrence, Cator. first Bow: Gallina, Marsh, Miller, Cafolla, Knauss, Batty, J. Carehcr, W. Careher, Ward, Loomis, Pinckney, Ccrep. CLASS OF 1943 OFFICERS Joseph McGrain .... Connie King................ Frances Perkins .... Harold Staudmyer .... . President I 'ice-President Secretary . T reasurer An older and possibly wiser group of students returned to Mynderse Academy last fall to form the class that “knows nothing but thinks it knows it all,” the sophomore class. As soon as our advisers could round us up for a meeting, we elected the leaders mentioned above. We had no sooner begun to breathe sighs of complacency over our good work, than we were caught up in the torrent of activity connected with the Junior Party. Several members of our class participated in “School Days,” a sketch presented during the evening. Most of them looked very natural, especially those wearing dunce caps. Exams produced a temporary lull, after which we took part in the second annual Frosh-Soph play tournament, sponsored by the Wig and Rouge. We continued the custom established by last year’s enterprising class by holding a second even bigger and better Sophomore Hop. On April twenty-fifth, the students gathered for a hilarious evening of games, dancing, and that all-important item, food. Under the able sponsorship of our faculty advisers, Miss Miller, Miss Wickes, Mr. Rockwell, and Mr. Hoppe, and the class officers, we feel that our undertaking was very successful. The last and perhaps most important activity on the year's calendar was of course our annual Frosh-Soph picnic at which the hardier members of our bomb-proof stomached class challenged each other to see who could eat the most weiners and rolls and drink the most lemonade. (After personal observation, we feel safe in saying that this doubtful honor belongs to our walking dictionary, George Miller.) Rut our sophomore year was not composed merely of social interests. Representatives of our class may be found in nearly every activity the school offers. In every activity we have entered, we have endeavored to do our part. Several members of our class participated in the yearly operetta, not only in the chorus, but also in some of the leading roles. Those interested in athletics took part in the various intramurals throughout the year. The language clubs are being bolstered from our numbers. The band and orchestra contain a large number of our more musical sophomores. The other clubs have also been augmented by sophomores. Our sophomore year is now coming to a close. Next fall when we return, we will belong to the ranks of the upper classmen. Then we will put on a “know-it-all” air and look down our noses upon the audacious little freshmen and the pompous sophomores. Then we’ll say to each other, with a patronizing air, “Goodness, I’m glad I never was as awful a squirt as they are,” while deep down in our hearts we will know that we behaved just as badly, if not worse. And did we enjoy it! Helen Rudd, ’43 27CLASS OF 1944 BACK how: Saunders, C. ('lurk, Snyder, Story, Wheat, Reach, C relit , ('alarco, Markin, Royers, Speiss, Fegley. THIRD row: Buchlund, Rracht, Ellison, Sozansky, ra , DePasquale, Cazzato, Page, Penoyar, Jllaicski, D'Vrso, Brand, Jem, Doty. SECOND ROW: Scaly, Bartholomew, Arnold, McGuire, Baldassari, Janes, Y.ona, Stucke, Cardwell, I ergamini, Turri, ay, Parker, Piagentini. must how: Hilbert, Atnidon, Schmelzle, Pitrella, Cline, Yates, Cirone, Casey, Marsh, Moreland, Bruch. back row: DeSarro, Sinicropi, Santpietro, Giovannini, Baker, Carissimi, Cosentino. Van 1 . • . Bishop, Riel, Utieone, U xlykc. third how: Cerzillo, M. Clark, Kriegelstcin, Mills, Stubbs, Sullivan, Eorncsi, I an in, Gute, Crothcrs, Market, Babcock, l eckcr, Moses, Scale. second how: Jm , C. Johnson, R. Bishop, Crantz, Colgrore, Zona, Pagnao, Yitctta, Greer, I. Johnson, Cator, Peth, Kidd. first how: Suffredini, Mumford, Morehouse, Jem, Reynolds, Lawrence, Doane, King, Page, Von Bergen, Prosser. __________________ACTIVITIESMICROPHONE Following through with the larger paper, the 1940-41 Microphone, under the leadership of Harold Bart ran and Alys Jones, succeeded in reaching a larger percentage of the students than ever before. Stressing the type of content of the paper and the addition of several new features resulted in the raising of the standards of the Microphone. As a crowning achievement of much hard work, the Microphone was awarded a Superior rating at the Empire State School Press Association Conference held in Syracuse in November. Special mention should be given to Miss Compitello, the publication adviser. Thirteen years’ supervision of the paper has not dulled her enthusiasm. She takes pleasure in working with the staff in this worth-while activity, interested in presenting to the outside world, a picture of Mynderse life. The annual Microphone banquet concluded the year's activities.. Sinicropi, Bartran. W ktmork, Superintendent of the Seneca County Cress; Compitklm), Microphone Adviser. rack row: I . Marsel la. Cazzato, Xoble, Mann, li. Sullivan, Giannotti, Buddy Lawler, Giovanetti, G. Sabatini, Calabro, Torehi-nclli. second row: . Mar sell a, I). Sullivan, llachlund, Gargan, Westcott, Klionsky, llrachty Brignall, Cosentino, Certp, Stromal-. FIRST row: L. Sabatini, Peters, Sinicropi, Jones, Bartran, Compitello, Advisor; Lamanna, Olmstead, Lind. 29WIG AND ROUGE Miss Jean George Director of Dramatics As our first official activity of the year, the members of the Wig and Rouge sold hot dogs and pop at the home football games. The enterprise was very successful—the receipts for one sale being the price of 18 pounds of hot dogs and one burned finger. At an early meeting we elected our officers. Norma Gustafson was chosen president; Thomas Keach, vice-president; Barbara Knox, secretary, and Betty Masten, treasurer. With Frank Zona's good acting and Betty Masten’s outstanding knowledge in art displayed in the realistic scenic effects, we presented a very inspiring Christinas assembly program. On January 80, we sponsored the annual prize speaking contest and in April, the Freshman-Sophomore Flay Tournament. Our meetings were devoted to the study of make-up and stage craft under the supervision of Miss George, the club’s adviser. back row: (luthrie, Deters, Lotz, Snyder, Giannotti, Gorgan, Loire, Spencer, third row: Cerep, Cumm, Pinckney, Sinicropi, Irish, Keach, Garyan, llrignall, Loomis, Klop, Sullivan, Zona. sk -oni row: Rudd, llrady, Knox, Masten, Gustafson, Sanderson, Feylry, McGuire, first row: Holland, Ashley, Rlawski, King, Spahr, Ritter. 80SENIOR PLAY The seniors presented two very successful performances on October 31 and November 1 of the hair-raising mystery drama, “The Thirteenth Chair." Miss George coached the production. The characters were particularly well portrayed by the cast. Mention should l e made also of the excellent co-operation of the various assisting committees. standing: 01 instead, Carroll, Brig nail, I)i Dominick, Bart ran, Semmens, Marks, Klop, Sinicropi, Masten, Peters, Sabatini, Cumin, seated: Knox, Sanderson, Gustafson, back now: Garyan, B., We strott. third row: Gargan, K., Kuney, Trotter, (liannotti, Pagano, K ear It, Rom a nick, second how: Cazzafo, A., Centra, Sullivan, Comiskey, Riley, Sinicropi, T., Fisher, Luccessi. first row: Holland, Spencer, Esposito, Grahling, C„ Marino, Little, J., Wright, Torrhinelli, T. “Hememl»er the Day,” this year’s junior play showing the influence of a teacher on a school !»oy, was given February £8. The leading roles were ably played by Louis Esposito, Marion Spencer, Bill Bargan, June Holland, Phyllis Trotter, and Yeme Kuney under Miss George’s efficient direction. JUNIOR PLAY 31Mrs. Rena Mackinnev Steigehwald Adviser ACANTHUS During the past year, various members of the Aeanthus Club have entered soap statuettes, clothing designs, wallpaper designs, and posters in several different national art contests. The most important eontest was that of the American Magazine Youth Forum. In posters, the members of the club worked out the theme, "What my community contributes to the nation." The main object in entering these contests has not been to win but to broaden the outlook and scope of the club through the research and study such participation necessitates. In these projects the club has been led by Mrs. Steigervvald, adviser, and Rose Delia, president; Duane Marks, vice-president; Violet Grahling, secretary; and Georgina Fornesi, treasurer. Early in the fall and spring new members were initiated. Plans are now being made for the annual May Dance. Club activities will be brought to a close by a banquet in June. back now: Cora Ur Pi rrlla, Philomrna DePasquale, Bernice Arnold, Thomas Keaeh, Jane Casey, Wayne Fridley, front row: Ciolet (Irahliny, Bose Delia, Duane Marks, Georgina fornesi, Dorothy Drl.ell s. back row: T. TorchineUi, Dragonc, Calahro, Pioli, II. M a r sella, P. MarseUa, .1 . Hariri, V. TorchineUi, DiXatale, Hassell, K. Gal lino, third row: Marino, Suffredim, T. Sinicropi, Pay a no, Romanick, (’ajxicci, Centra, liianconi, T. Sinicropi, Gall in a, (’uzzato, Gionnatti. second row: Scale, I eryamini, Verzilla, Giorannini, Terrwti, Moio, Lorcnzetti, P. Sinicropi. front row: L. Hariri, Hi arte hi, Cafolla, DiDominick, Arrednti. II Circolo Italiano met in October and elected the following officers: Carlo Lorenzetti, president; Domenica Terrusi, vice-president; Kleanor Verzilla, secretary; (ieno Giovannini, treasurer, and Rose Moio, songleader. In February, eight pupils who showed excellence in Italian I were initiated into the organization at a party held in the gymnasium, where a supper and games were enjoyed by all. On May 2, II Circolo Italiano presented its annual “Serata,” consisting of two one-act plays and musical numbers by various members of the club. Since the purpose of the club is to foster an appreciation of Italian language and culture, the club’s programs were planned with this purpose in mind. The members enjoyed a “Beat the Band" program based on Italian songs, an “Information Please” program on Italian culture, Italian bingo, and one-act plays. A picnic at Cayuga Lake will climax the year's activities. IL CIRCOLO ITALIANO Miss Anita Pai. cm ho Adviser 33Mrs. Hazel Jenkins Adviser LE CERCLE FRANCAIS With Mrs. Jenkins as club adviser and Sheldon Miller as Premier, Le Cerele Francais began its year’s activities under a revised constitution. Ten new members were added to the club bringing the total membership to sixteen. The first event of the year was a dinner given by the new members for the old ones. After a typically French dinner, a scavanger hunt was held. Early in the spring the club entertained Ge-neva’s French Club in an attempt to become better acquainted with an outside organization. The main feature of the club’s biweekly meetings has been an observance of French holidays, the most important of which are Saint Charlemagne’s Day, the French national holiday, July fourteenth, and le jour de Jeanne d’Arc. The climax of the year’s events will be a bicycle picnic held May twentieth, the day on which the French bicycle races are usually held. back row: Sullivan, Klap, A mid OH, Flatten, Com is key, Lambert, Perkins, seated: Casey, L. Sabatini, Miller, Olmstead, Mastrn front row: G. Sabatini, Caraeeilo. 34back how: Sullivan, Armitage, Johnson, Lucchesi, I. Johnson, Vosh, Bentley, Lawrence, Stenglein. kikst now: Deal, Mackey, Mann, Guthrie, Drumm, Smith. Inder the direction of Mr. Marble, and Sheila Mann, president; Dorothy Mackey, vice-presi-dent; Marion Guthrie, secretary; and Edward Deal, treasurer, the members of the Radio Club have undertaken a variety of projects. The old members have been trying to increase the receiving capacity of their radio sets, while some of the new members have been busy building their first sets. Others have been brushing up on their code. All the members have co-operated in selling candy at the games to help pay for new equipment. The club has been particularly fortunate this year in receiving donations of several old electric radios from outside peopie interested in its progress. The parts from these radios have been valuable to the members in making and improving their sets. ('lub activities for the year will he brought to a close by a picnic held some time in June. RADIO CLUB Mr. Harold Marble Adviser 35ORCHESTRA Mil. John Fraser Director back now: Fraser, Director; Fitzgerald, Whitney, M Cafolla, Moses, day. ( lari:, Staudmyer, Ainsworth, Peterman, Selson, Miller, Crouch, Fillingham, DeStefano, Stuck, Humphrey, F. Mastroleo, L. I And, A. Mastroleo, Smith, Violin Instructor. Mr. Fraser directs both the Mynderse Orchestra and the Band. The orchestra plays fourteen different instruments. No school assembly, play, or public occasion is complete without it. We are very proud of it and the first place rating earned in coni( etition, April 1, in the State Finals in Syracuse. The hand played at football games and an assembly program, ami THE BAND BACK ROW: Little, (I. F. Miller, (largan, F. Hitter, Selson, Crouch, Stuck, Reach, DeStefano, M. I.owe, Andrew Hatty, Hatty, Whitney, Humphrey, third row: Riley, lurch irn, II. Ritter, Fridley, Grahling. Peterman, Staudmyer, Vcrgamini, Ainsworth, Fillingham, DcLclys, Roycc, ('lark, second row: Gallina, Clarke, J. Miller, Guy, R. Lind, (’arroll, Moses, A. Lowe, Shepherd, Fthel Rhin chart, Fitzgerald, FI I a Rhinehart, Drum Majorettes, first ROW: T rumble, Sullivan, Reese, Russell, Mumford, L. Lind, A. Mastroleo, Doane, Vticone, F. Mastroleo, Loomis, Ijorenz, John C. Fraser, Director. 30front ROW: Malone, . . CafoUa, Carroll, II. In'ml, Mann, Perkins, Page, Trutnble, Dragone, Shepherd, Fulton, Royer, Yost, DeLclys, Christopher, Reese, A. Ratty, Speigleman, Sinicropi, Andrew Ratty, Rurchim, Stenglein, Dombrowski, Fridley, Kissel, Cosentino. gave their annual concert March 7. Selected members participated in the All-Finger Uikes Hand in Geneva. The whole hand competed and placed at the Sectional Contest in Romulus, ami later at the State Finals at Syracuse, April 5. 37THE GLEE CLUBS 'I'he Girls’ and Boys Glee Clubs carried out their activities this year with John DiDominick as president and Betty Masten as vice-president. November 48, 41), and 80, six representatives of the clubs accompanied by Miss Burnham, director, attendee! the Music Clinic in Rochester. “Ask the Professor," an operetta with a lively college setting, was given by the clubs March 47 and 48. The combined Glee Clubs successfully concluded their year with their annual concert. hack row: Pinkney, Marks, Darling, Ludovico, Matthews, DeStephano, middi.k row: Morehouse, Lorenzetti, DiDominick, Carroll, Stone, Gustafson, Verzillo. front ROW: Gallon, TorchineUi, Scialdone, Gallina, Lawrence. STANDING Row: (’alarco, J. Peterson, Mann, Guthrie, Spencer, Knox, Masten, Zona, Young, Peglcy, Snyder, Mumford, Terrusi, Sullivan, Reach, Glowiak. fourth ROW: Hamill, Ashley, McCarthy, Gustafson, Rice, Koziraski, Russo, Jones, Torchinelli, I Cheat, E. Rhinehart, Palumbo, Rrooks, Trotter, Reynolds. THIRD ROW: Mackin, Rogers, Plunkett, Malone, Lambert, llonacti, Spahr, Little, Gallina, Humphrey, DeLelys, Ritter, Page, Ix)tz, Cardwell, Penoyar, I). Peterson, second row: E. Christopher, Sanderson, Annetta, Crouch, Cafolla, Riley, Luc kern, Callan, Fischer, Laude, Tarquino, Parisi, Fulton, first how : S winch art, Mastroleo, Holland, Vergamini, Hosier, King, Jones, T. Christopher, Moreland, Russell, Fitzgerald, Yost. 38"ASK THE PROFESSOR" Senior High Operetta hack row: Gloiriak, Page, Pinckney, Caracillo, W heat, I crziUo, Guy, Sullivan, Cator, Guthrie, Spiegelman, 0 r, Snyder Frantz, Lambert, Fegley. third row: Marks, Fitzgerald, DiDominick, Cardwell, Reach, Cumin, Hitter, SI aMen, I ergo mini. Zona, Yost, Carroll. Sanderson, Ludorico, Lorenzetti, Terrusi, Cticonc. second row: Hassell, Penoyar, Mastroleo, Hhinehart, 11 am ill, Ella Hhienhari, Jones, Honarci, DeLelys, Torchinelli. first row : Call and, Guy, Tarquino, Torchinclli. rack row: Potter, Doane, Ilrady, Hartranft, Dilmore, Lorenz, Wentz, Reynolds, Paradise, F. Guthrie, Cologgi, Borden, PaLmdro, Brown, Swinehart. THIRD row (standing): Kissel, Xissen, Hutz, Marsh, G. Brown, II . Guy, J. Hartman, Lindsay, Caraecilo, Cam pell, Johnson, Spiegelman, Torchinelli, Gullina, CaUan, Lay. second row (kneeling): Boss, ('rough, Brunskill, Beerse, Terrusi, Cafaro, Cross, Coscntino, Sabatini, Finn, Perdicho. front row: Geraghty, Hire, Lamuraglia, (’line, Holcomb, Scaladone, J.Guy, Mastroleo, Tarquino, Fridley, V. Verzilla, Re male. "ROBIN HOOD" Junior High Operetta, directed by Miss Burnham 39Marjorie Kiel, Editor-in-Chief; Stephen Kdleher, Business Manager; Miss O'Brien, Adviser. The yearbook staff presents its sixteenth edition, the work of a group of twenty-six, headed by Marjorie Riel, editor-in-chief, and Stephen Kelleher, business manager. These seniors, chosen for their talents and initiative, have worked under Miss Julia O’Brien, who has developed the Mynders-ians from their modest beginnings to All-American status over a period of years. We are grateful to her for that unfailing enthusiasm, patience, and inspiration which builds our annuals. It is our hope that this record of 1940-1041 in Mynderse Academy will give outsiders a wider understanding of the multiple phases of our activities and bring permanent pleasure to our Myndersians through its pictures, stories, and records of this busy school year. THE 1941 MYNDERSIAN 40STAFFS LITERARY Julia If. O' Rricn, Adviser; Harold llartran, Saney Peters; Marjorie Riel, Editor-in-Chief: Alps Jones, Janice Olm stead. PHOTOGRAPHIC ANI) ART William Prig nail, Xorma Gustafson, Harbara Knox, Donald Hayes, Photographic Editor; Charles Carroll; Hetty Masten, Art Editor. TYPISTS Domenico Terrusi; Phyllis Mar sella. Head Typist; Helen Marsella. BUSINESS standing: Doris Kinnetz, Eugene Gustafson, Robert Deal, Isabelle Sanderson, Anthony Sinicropi, George Cumin, Mary Sujfredini, Joe Carissi-mi. 8EATKd: Shirley Rice; Stephen Kelleher, Husiness Manager; Lee Saba-tini. Ted Smith was absent when the picture was taken. 41LATIN CLUB hack row: Ixirson, John son, Glouiak, For-nm, Pain mho. first row: McCarthy. Prayne, Luc kern, Gleason, , •-ler. The Latin Club with Miss Miller, adviser, and Consuls Teresa Gleason and William Gargan, has worked this year to further the knowledge of and interest in Latin. Successful social activities included a Christmas party and the traditional Latin banquet in costume. The latter function terminated the year. • • • Starting with a limited membership this year, the Library Club, under the direction of Miss Compitello, has learned library procedure and resources and how to make the most efficient use of them. The officers are Alys Jones, president; Marguerite Conley, vice-president; DeLena Marino, secretary ; and Catherine Chuley, treasurer. LIBRARY CLUB back row: Yates, Gio-ranetti, Cline, Doran, Hamill, Dragone. second row: Cirone, Crelly, McGuire, Glowiak, Hal-dasscrie, Mann, Miss lieynolds. Cadet Teacher; Cazzato. first row: Mari no, M iss ('orn pitello. Adviser; Jones, (’onley, Chuley. 42CAMERA CLUB back row: Tiaskkun, I riant!, DePasquale, De-Lely s, 01 in, Leonard, Rausch, Seiyfrctl. third rc v: .1 ml rty Dc l.elys, ( alarm, Sinicropi, liian-con i, Bishop, ('lark, Pa-tjano, Ross, Drum in. skc-cnd row: Becker, Adviser; Lurie, Scm mens, Marks, Markin, Rhine-hart, Doyle, Atlriser. first row: Knauss, Gallagher, Babcock, I!anh n. The Camera Club, sponsored by Mr. Doyle and Mr. Becker, has been most active. The taking and developing of pictures, photographic excursions, making of dark room and other equipment, demonstrating to outsiders the development of films, and the enjoyment of films and slides from Eastman Kodak are a few of its many undertakings. This year the Hiking Club, supervised by Mrs. Oliver, drew up a constitution stating its aims and its regulations. Many outdoor activities have been participated in, the outstanding ones being hikes, ice-skating, nature study, swimming, and outdoor cooking. The officers are Betty Bachman, president; Julia Tiaskkun, vice-president; Angeline Cazzato and Alyce Spahr, secretaries; and Laura Barbi, treasurer. HIKING CLUB back row: Aweduti, (’Ini ley, (I. DeLelys, Olin, II. D Lelys, Bur hi. fourth row: Turn, Scale, Tiaskkun, Begley, Berretla, Dealing, Bachman, Dragone. third row: Vergamini, Mas-troleo, Barbi, Fornesi, Johnson, Oliver, Adviser; Peterson, Ha m ill. second row: Piagentini, Patterson, ('azzato, De-Pasquale. first row: Sinicropi, Agnello, B radif, S pah r, Im trier, Frcdenburgh, Bianchi. 43HEARTH CLUB back row: Lama, (Jargon, Hicr, Cardwell, Adrian; Zona, Rifse, An-nrtta, Kinnetz, Grahling. front row: Giese, Uon-narri, Lande, ’annum', Mahoney, ('onlry. Various social activities, including buffet suppers and a Mother's Tea, were enjoyed this year by the Hearth Club in carrying out their theme of social training. The officers are Shirley Rice, president; iolet Grahling, vice-president; Katherine Laude, secretary; Virginia Veils, reporter; Marguerite Conley, treasurer; and Miss Cardwell, adviser. • • • Lnder the leadership of Mr. Marble and George Miller, president, the Science Chib, with a revised membership, has been learning fundamental laboratory techniques. In April, members attended the Science Congress at Syracuse University. During the spring they have been taking field trips to increase their knowledge of nature. SCIENCE CLUB back row: Campbell, Holcomb, Bartran, Saba-I ini, Cazzato, Pitrella, Miller. third row: Heart, Clarlc, Fridley, Moses, Speigelman, Hess. second row: DePas-quale, Sinicropi, Srhmel-ze, Cafaro, Frantz, Morehouse. first how: Sullivan, Romeov Cross, Martin, Crelly. 44ATHLETICSback how : Pioli. MIDDLE how : Sanderson, Riley. FRONT how: 0. S a bat ini, Olmstcad, L. Sabatini. CHEERLEADERS 45back bow: Manager l lo , Sinteropi, Scusa, ll c titley, McGrain, I essy Vosh, DeStafano, Ltw , Wilcox, McElligott, Manager, middle row: Mynderse Academy may feel justly proud of its 11)40 football team. It annexed the Tri-County Football Championship and also ran up a string of seven straight wins for an undefeated season. Much credit should be given to Coaches Baker and Wormuth. HIGHLIGHTS OF GAMES Mynderse 12—North Syracuse 7 Mynderse scored all of its points in the first half on passes. Flatten to Carissimi. Our opponents’ scoring was done in the last minute of play. Mynderse 11)—Dansville 12 Gene Giovaninni ran wild, scoring two touchdowns with Captain Barbi adding the thir l. Our passing attack clicked to |)crfection. Mynderse 19—Clyde 0 The first league game of the season and Mynderse did all of the scoring in the first half with Geno and “Barb leading the attack. Kd Zona and Wilbur Watkins dominated fine play by the line. Mynderse 47—Newark 0 The team showed an improved ground attack, Geno Giovaninni scoring three of his team’s four touchdowns on long runs. Don Haves continued his sj eetaeular line-bucking, and the whole team performed competently. II'ho said, "Mud in your eye"? 46 II . E. Wormuth, Assistant Coaeh Bored ofMaker, Coach; Tanzarello, Rosetti, Carissimi, A., Smith, Maker, Mizzieri, ll’tignc, Brower, PlatterI, IJtr.Z(r. r.r . Z ' Mrady, IIVmu A, is . Coach, front row: Borden, Woodard, Miller, Watkins, Zona, Captain Marhu Mnaonco, C to- rannini, Carissimi, J., Hayes, Capacci. Myndkk.sk 7—Lyons 0 rinding unusually tough resistance from an inspired Lyons eleven, Mvnderse was lucky to eke out a one-touchdown victory, Shel Miller tallying in the waning minutes of play. Myndkh.sk 19—Pknn Yan 0 Scoring once in the first quarter and putting on a last quarter surge that netted them two more tallies, Mvnderse overcame a fighting team from Penn Yan. Platten s red two touchdowns, and Shelly Miller broke through for the third. Mynderse 32—Waterloo 0 Shel Miller I roke the ice with a touchdown in the first quarter: and in the second half. Haves, Woodard, and (iio-vaninni scored for us, with (ieno scoring twice. On a tricky pass play, Waterloo countered with a touchdown, the only one scored on Mynderse in league competition. Light of the Mynderse first eleven were chosen for positions on the All-league Team: Captain Barhi, ( apt a in-elect (iiovaninni, and Zona for the first team; Borden, Ludovico, ami Hayes for the second team: Watkins and Miller for the thin! team. Strategy Between notes, the Band rests 47BASKETBALL Mynderse Academy’s l asket-tossers finished the season with a record of eight wins and eight losses. Donald Hayes was chosen honorary captain of the quint and also the most valuable player. This choice can be attributed to his excellent team work and lighting spirit. SCORES OF TIIK 1940-41 SEASON Mynderse 43 Palmyra 1!) Mynderse . 33 Palmyra 40 Mynderse 48 Cieneva 47 Mynderse . 46 Newark 30 Mynderse . 44 Newark 43 Mynderse . 31 (ieneva 38 Mynderse 44 (’lyde 40 Mynderse 44 (’lyde 30 Mynderse . 48 Lyons 30 Mynderse . 47 Lyons 18 Mynderse 34 Waterloo . 18 Mynderse . 34 Waterloo . 39 Mynderse 41 Canandaigua 30 Mynderse . 37 Penn Van 40 Mynderse 33 Penn Van 34 Mynderse . 47 Canandaigua 43 Smith, Lamana, Managers 0, Vedora; 4, Car is si m i; 13, Hartman; 17, Lawson; 7, Bartran; Kellehcr; o, Platten; 3, Lind; IS, Miller; 9, Ilayes; 8, Woodard. Center, Coach Baker. 48back how: RockueU, Assistant Coach; John llarbi. Manager; Brand, llager, Lawson, Woodard, II. I.iml, Watkins, Manager; Baker, Coach, kihst how: Capacci, Rossetti, Giotcaninni, Moreland, Captain; Joe Barbi, Comernukg, I’latten, Carisrimi, It Lind. A fighting hand of baseball warriors, with a record of five wins and five losses, finished the 1940 season in second place in the league. Losing Moreland, Comerniskey and Barbi, Coach Baker will have eleven of the 1940 players from which to form his team for 1941. RECORD OF GAMES Mynderse 2 Penn Yan . . 13 Mynderse . 16 Romulus 2 Mynderse 2 Clyde . 4 Mvnderse 0 Canandaigua 10 Mvnderse 8 Geneva . 5 Mynderse . . 5 Clyde . 6 Mynderse 10 Waterloo . 2 Mynderse 11 Penn Yan . . 5 Mynderse 1 ('anandaigua . 10 Mynderse . 11 Geneva 3 Mynderse 4 Waterloo . 5 ‘League Games Leading hitters on the squad were Moreland, .879; Rossetti, .361, and Woodard, .858. John Moreland received the award for having reached first base the most times during the season. BASEBALL 49GIRLS' INTRAMURALS Last spring many Mynderse girls were attracted to the ever-popular sport, softball. As a result several teams were organized, and a series of competitive games followed. The winning team was captained by June Moil. Soon after school began last autumn, soccer enthusiasts were organized into several teams chosen by Miss Huyck. In all the games the competition was strong, but the team captained by Marian Spencer emerged victorious. Miss Huyck, Coach softball—back How: Speigelman, Lynch, S term son. middle row: Sanderson. Guthrie, Hess. Clarke, first row: soccer: Giannotti, Arredutti, Pannucci, Trotter, Spencer, McParland, Moll. Leonard. Yost, Ixiirler, Scale. volleyball: Olmstead, Pannucci, (llowiak, Leonard, ItOrenzctli, Mann, Calabro. The winning volleyball team, captained by Mary Leonard, played two thrilling games against the Waterloo champions. In both contests the I eonard team was victorious. basketball: Olmstead, Sullivan, Sabatini, Strom a k, Koziraski, West, Calabro, Suffrcdini, Gallina. Basketball claimed the attention of one hundred and thirty girls, who were divided into three leagues. Nellie Koziraski captained the winning team of league A. 50BOYS' INTRAMURALS In addition to the regular program of varsity athletics, Mynderse Academy maintains a widely varied intramural schedule where competition is as keen as in varsity sports. In the spring a young man’s fancy turns to—softball. Last spring found Hill Lawler’s seniors victorious over the juniors in the finals. In September, Johnny Hartman led his soccer team through an elimination tournament to the championship. back row: A. Sujfredini, Badminton; T. Smith, Ping Pong;. . Vcdora, Handball, front row: . . Carissimi. Badminton; T. Centra, Shuffleboard. softball—back row: Bar hi, John, Lilia, Larzelere, Izzo, soccer -back row: Kelleher, Pag a no, Semmens, Van Cleef, Speers, Kelleher, liarbi, Joe. first row: Vcdora, Brady, Clark, Coscntino. first row: Gurba, A mi don, Hartman, iMicler, Errico, Leonard. Cumm, Stubbs, Reynolds. volleyball—back row: Vergamtni, DcStafano, C’co, McElligott, Brand, front row: Cerep. Soccer over, volleyball fills in between football and basketball, and activity periods found the gym busy with boys of all ages playing for the top spot. When the smoke cleared, Carmen Ceo’s senior team was on top, volleyball champs of the school. basketball—back row: Kemak, Gillespie, Cafmcci, McElligott, Amidon. front how: Lind, ('entra. The basketball play-offs, as usual, were close, with the juniors, captained by A1 Capacci, winning the coveted silver trophy. 51back row: Miller, Lawson, KeUeher, I edora, Capacri, Rizzieri, Brady, middle row: W’ormuth, Adviser; Plattcn, Zona, (lio-vannini, Carissimi. first row: Lind, Hartman, Larnana, Rossetti, Vergamini. One of the youngest and yet one of the most active of Mynderse’s activities, the Block M Club, celebrated its fourth birthday this year. Under the supervision of Mr. Wormuth the club has grown in the esteem of the students and faculty. The purpose of the club is to promote better sportsmanship at Mynderse, both on and off the athletic fields. Officers for the 1940-41 year were Eddie Zona, president; Geno Giovaninni, vice-president; Gene Flatten, secretary; and Joe Carissimi, treasurer. Highlight of the club’s year will be the awarding of the Block M sweater at the award assembly in June. Each year the club awards this sweater to the boy who has shown the best sportsmanship in all inter and intra school activities. I ast year’s winner was John Moreland. The club will conclude its activities for the year with its annual banquet to be held in June. 52 BLOCK M John MorelandCompliments of SENECA FALLS MACHINE CO.Congratulations to the Members of The 1941 Class of My rider se Academy The Seneca Falls Savings Bank SENECA FALLS, N. Y. Adam Ilats Manhattan Shirts Clipper Craft Suits SENECA CLOTHING COMPANY Seneca Falls, N. Y. Freeman Shoes Interwoven Socks Compliments of SENECA FALLS FIItE DEPARTMENT THE BONNET SHOP Hats, Dresses, and Smart Accessories 103 Fall St. Seneca Falls Compliments of II. W. KNIGHT SON, INC. Seneca Falls, N. Y. THE HOTEL GOULD A Pride of the Community 5iCompliments of McMahon shoes, ixc. SHERIDAN OIL COMPANY Seneca Falls, N. Y. Phone 143 Compliments to the Class of 19.'ft THE GREAT ATLANTIC PACIFIC TEA CO. NOBLE’S DAIRY Grade A Pasteurized Milk Phone: 111-W Compliments of NEW YORK STATE ELECTRIC GAS CORPORATION Compliments of GOULDS PUMPS, Inc. SENECA FALLS, N. Y. World’s Largest Manufacturer of Pumps ExclusivelyCompliments of GEB and G A RVAN SPRINGSIDE INN West Side, Owasco Lake Auburn, N. Y. Delicious Food § Telephone: (597 Compliments of W estern Auto Associate Store Erwin F. Austin, Owner Seneca Falls, N. Y. MAGILL i i McGRAW Groceries and Fruit 22 Bridge St. Phone 72-J Best Wishes to the Class of 1941 from BROTANS Quality Clothing Always 65 Fall St. Seneca Falls 5GCompliments of “The Scrap Iron Kings” THE KLIONSKY’S Hymie Davy J. SOUHAX SONS DAIRY Guernsey Milk Compliments of JOSEPHINE ROMEO Compliments of WELLS W. PERKINS • Quality Foods School Supplies BASTIAN BROS. CO. ROCHESTER, N. Y. Manufacturers of High School and College Pins and Rings Engraved Commencement Invitations, Announcements and Personal Cards WM. R. TIEFEL Rochester, N. Y. District ManagerCompliments of Seneca Knitting Mills, Inc. Compliments K. R. WILSON RUMSEY PLANT § “Pumps For All Purposes” Compliments of DEERHEAD INN Fish Fry Beverages E. C. GIUSTI Expert Clock and Watch Repairing 73 Ovid Street Seneca Falls SIMONE AUTO PARTS AND WRECKING CO. 24-Hour Touring Service Phone 544-J 44 Bridge St. GAY SON, INC. Insurance Experts Seneca Falls, N. Y. 58Compliments of CRAYTON’S DRUG STORE G. D. Potter, Prop. Compliments of the BUSINESS MEN’S ASSOCIATION Seneca Falls, N. Y. Seneca Falls Sales Co., Inc. Ford Cars Trucks Mercury Zephyrs GROUCUTT’S STORE Groceries and Provisions Ice and Ice Cream Cayuga I«ake, R. I). 2 Phone 202-.1 “SHANNON’S” Outfitters to Mynderse Men Best Wishes to The Class of 19 1 SHANNON’S CLOTHES SHOP Compliments of Beacon Milling Co., Inc. CAYUGA, N. Y. Manufacturers of Beacon Poultry and Dairy Feeds Beacon Dog Pellets Beacon Dog and Puppy Meal 59Compliments of Westcott Rule Co., Inc. High School Fellows If you want real quality clothes —suits, slacks, sport outfits— built the way college men like them, styled the way Prep School men wear them and priced so low you’ll have money left for other wants— Come to MARSHALL’S CLOTHING STORE 131 Genesee St. Auburn's Leading Store for Men and Boys CONRAD SA BATIN'I Dry Cleaning and Tailoring Phone 275-J Compliments of DE MATTIA FRUIT STORE Phone: 352-W FRED MAIER SONS Building Materials Blue Coal Paint Automatic Stokers 00Compliments of Seneca Falls Granite Works W. G. Nelson Son A. H. FORD GARAGE CO. Pontiac Cars Richfield Gas Phone 499 Storage For the Home of Your Dreams MOORE’S 7i Fall St. Seneca Falls r o Central N. F.’.v Biggest Little Store L. G. Balfour Company Attleboro Massachusetts Known Wherever There are Schools and Colleges Jeweler to the Senior Class of Mynderse Academy REPRESENTED BY F. L. Wallace Box 123 Toledo, Ohio Compliments of THE BOARD OF EDUCATION SENECA FALLS, N. 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Milk Cream Butter Ice Cream Our Ice Cream is best— We know— Because tec make it so. Make us Prove it by Visiting Our Dairy Inn E. J. ROGERS Choice Meats Groceries 56 W. Bayard St. One door west of Bridge St. Seneca Kalis, N. Y. Phone: 8 DR. E. F. DOWD HARPST PHARMACY Compliments of SOUTH SIDE HILLARD ROOM Marino Giovannini, Prop. PARK LANE DRESS SHOP .57 Seneca Street Geneva, N. Y. “H here the Exclusive is not Expensive” Madia and Bihahy Telephone ( .‘588 THE HARPER METHOD SHOP Mrs. I). II. Maynard Phone .58.5 81 Cayuga St. Seneca Falls, N. Y. Resolve to SUCCEED.1 T OBS are waiting. Prepare to play your part in America's greatest in peace-time business expansion programs (over (i78 K. B. I. graduates secured positions in 1940). R. B. I. Fall Courses start SEPT Send for R. B. I. Catalog SANDY’S MODERN RESTAURANT Compliments of M. A. LURIE Clothing, Furnishings, and Shoes Compliments of THE ROLFE MOTOR CO.Compliments From FRANK ZONA SON Band Box Cleaners L. M. RUTHRAUFF Flori.it Green House 18 Daniels St. Phone: 127 Compliments of J. LEO HAMILL Plione 175 Seneca Falls, N. Y. CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES! May this success be but a small part of that which awaits you in your life’s work. HAROLD E. GREEN Jewehr Graduation Gift Headquarters Compliments GLANVILLE WERNER, INC. LOUIS BROS. Clothing, Shoes, Men's, and Hoys's Furnishings 27-29 Genesee St. Auburn, N. Y. Phone 2035-W Compliments of S. M. S. SOCIETY JOHN BELLARDINO, INC. General Contractor Seneca Falls, N. Y. Compliments of WOOL WORTH CO. Compliments of MAC’S Specializing in Miss and Junior Sizes ( oats—Suits— Dresses—Gowns—Wraps Graduation Clothes 78 Genesee St. Auburn, N. Y. JOSEPH J. DOYLE 85ROY Y. YAWGER • Coal, Wood, and Builders Supplies • Phone 206 CONNOLLY’S Women’s and Children’s Apparel Phone 50-W (il Fall St. Seneca Falls, N. Y. HARRY’S TIRE SHOP Firestone Products Complete Service 153 Fall St. Seneca Falls, N. Y. Compliments of DR. ROBERT J. HOWLAND IIORLE’S RED AND WHITE STORE The Trad inn Center of Fayette GEO. L. AYERS Fine Picture Framing Window Shades Venetian Blinds .‘58 Miller St. Phone 30 Save With Safety At THE REXALL STORE E. 11. Hosley, Ph.G., Crop. . CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 1941 The BULLOCK STUDIO Compliments of The Fayette-Varick District .‘5 School Bus OGPINEHURST On Cayuga Lake One-Half Mile South of State Park Fine Food —Excellent Beverages Phone 074-J-2 Seneca Falls, N. Y. Compliments of Compliments of ROTARY SERVICE STATION Seneca Falls Auburn Road Jerry Sullivan, Prop. SENECA FALLS DRY CLEANING COMPANY Compliments of THE SENECA COUNTY TRUST CO. Seneca Falls, N. Y. M Phone: '■J-Hi Compliments of Best of Luck to Y. J. MACK IN The Class of 1941 Men’s Furnishings 59 Fall Street SENECA BOOT SHOP SAMMY’S BARBER SHOP Ladies’ and Children’s Hair Cutting Our Specialty At Lower Fall Street Insurance—of Every Description M. J. O’BRIEN GEORGE H. LEET WE SELL IDEAS ROBINSON SIGN SERVICE 2 i State St. Phone 389 Neon— Pa intcil—Bui let in—Wall Sijjns Seneca Kales, N. V. Best Wishes to the Graduating Class of ' 1 GRAND UNION STORES Groceries, Meats, Vegetables W. M. MITCHELL H. J. GRAHLING 67 Compliments of HARRY’S SMOKE SHOP Compliments of PHILIP SERLING AND . RECREATIONAL PARL()RS II. W. Amidon, Prop. Q%faker tark Inc 'IBNBVA N V PAULINE SINICROPI Florist 48 Oak St. Phone: 541 Compliments of THE PARAMOUNT PRESS Printing Phone 557 Seneca Falls Compliments of GUS COLOGGI Confectionery Store 19 Bridge St. i Compliments of WILLIAM 1). ROYCE JOEL 1). RITTER Fayette, New York Garage Repairs House Wiring and Contracting 1 Insurance Real Estate ALWAYS DRIVE CAREFULLY Compliments of E. B. KIBBEY MACHINE CO. i BYRNE FUNERAL HOME Bayard Street Compliments of YITETTA GRILLE 39 Bridge St. Seneca Falls • Ka let’s Auuuhm New York • Compliments of WHITING’S I. G. A. STORE Groceries, Meats, and Vegetables Lake ltd., Seneca Falls Phone 574-J (58  STORY STRONG HARDWARK Heating, Plumbing, Tinning and Paints THE ALPS Restaurant and Candy Shoppe Home Made lee Cream Town Clock Service Station Seneca Falls, N. Y. Clarence C. Conkey, Jr., Proprietor Good Food is Good Health Fall St. PINCKNEY HADLEY Hardware Compliments of RINGER’S BAKERY Geneva, N. Y. AND Sporting Goods Compliments of FRANKLIN HOTEL William Woods, Prop. THE WALDO STORE Gas an Oil School Supplies Seneca Falls Compliments of THE HOMESTEAD GRILL LOUISE BEAUTY SHOPPE Louise M. George Minnie George, Asst. Phone 4!)8 Seneca Falls, N. Y. AND RATHSKELLAR I. P. Jones, Prop. Com pliments of PORLE’S BAKERY J. CALARCO Retail and Wholesale Grocery and Confectionery 64 Ovm St. Phone 540 J. W. Smith Dry Goons Co. Geneva, N. Y. Compliments of PETER DORAN (iS) Compliments of JOHN T. McKEON HARDWARE Dealer in Hardware, Stoves, Paints Oils, Etc. 57 Fall St. Phone 22G-W SULLIVAN’S CIGAR STORE Daggett’s Chocolates Dairy lea Ice Cream CLINE’S GARAGE Auburn Road Phone 478 Repairs Towing Service Complete Lubrication Service Compliments of VICTOR G. MOUNT Our 104th Year Service and Security Since 1837 • THE STATE BANK of Seneca Falls, N. Y. Compliments of THE POST OFFICE CLERKS Compliments of VICTORIA RESTAURANT Petek Tardelli, Prop. He a satisfied user of our famous I) II and LEHIGH VALLEY COAL COKE—WOOD—AMBRICOAL MALONE BROTHERS 28 Clinton Street l’hone: 818 WATERLOO BOWLING ALLEYS EDWARD F. CARTER Jewelry Watch Repairing .‘50 Virginia St., Waterloo In Auburn it’s THE BIG STORE Compliments of GIBBS AND MARKIN Opposite Entrance to Gould Hotel MARKET BASKET STORES Thomas Redcleft Willis Rhinehart 70Con grat illation s from HENRY WILLIAM KOCH Compliments of THE ROTARY CLUB DR. C. J. DAUGENTI Dentist ONTARIO BUSINESS INSTITUTE Secretarial ami Accounting Courses ( 4 Seneca St. Geneva, N. Y. Compliments of R. J. VELLA Buick G.M.C. Trucks M. A. NEAR PASS 161 Fall St. Phone: 18 BENNETT AND TRACY Shoes Luggage Hosiery Auburn, N. Y. 3 State 82 Genesee Compliments of THE RED WHITE STORE Marco Sinicropi, Prop. 18 Rumsey St. Seneca Falls PEONE’S SERVICE STATION Sun Oil Products Complete Lubrication Service 207 Fall St. Open 24 Hours C. J. Ferguson RED AND WHITE STORE Choice Groceris and Meats Canoga MOREHOUSE’S On Cayuga Lake George E. Morehouse Sons WHIPPLE FORMAN Charles A. Whipple, Prop. Auburn's Most Complete Sporting Goods Store 49 (ienesee St. Auburn, N. V. 71 RIDER COLLEGE KERRETTA BROTHERS of Business Administration Choice Groceries and Meats Bachelor of Science Degrees in Commerce and Education Special Intensive Courses Phone .519 07 Ovid St. Summer School All of our Bachelor of Science degrees WILKES’ SERVICE STATION are registered with the University of Gulf Products the State of New York Complete Lubrication Service Founded 180.5 Trenton, N. J. 18-20 Cayuga St. Seneca Falls, N. Y. Compliments of SCHINE’S W. T. GRANT CO. STRAND THEATRE Seneca Falls TEXACO DINER Main St. Waterloo Motion Pictures are Your Best Entertainment We offer you the comfort in which to enjoy them FROM A FRIEND f MYNDERSIAN of 19 4 0 Com pi intents of Finger Lakes Laundries Cleaners 511 Exchange Street Telephone 0077 Geneva, N. Y. Best Wishes to $ The Graduating Class of 1941 • KI WANTS CLUB Compliments of MRS. B. R. ARMITAGE 2 Terrace Row THE DUBOIS PRESS ROCHESTER. N. Y. PRINTED LETTERPRESS IN U. S.A. . « - " • " v ■ — 1 V ' - v-V. 1 'v,'‘ i ?£v'; V X. 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