Neponset High School - Zephyr Yearbook (Neponset, IL)
- Class of 1952
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. The Zephyr
3. Table of Contents
5. Pictures of Administration
6. The Section Hands
7. Board of Directors
8. Pictures of Board of Directors
9. Time Table
11. Pictures of Conductors
13. Stateroom Passengers CSeniorsJ
14. Pictures of Stateroom Passengers
15. Our Travels
16. Stateroom Passengers CSeniorsJ
17. Pictures of Stateroom Passengers
18. Going Away Present
19. Stateroom Passengers CSeniorsh
20. Pictures of Stateroom Passengers
21. The Track Ahead
22. Chair Car Passengers fFreshmenJ
Vista Dome Coach CSophomoresJ
23. Pictures of Chair Car Passengers
Pictures of Vista Dome Passengers
Pictures of Sleeper Passengers
24. Train Sections
26. Observation Car CScience 8z Mathematics
27. We're Seeing Things CScience and Mathe-
28. Pictures of Science and Mathematics
29. Charter CAgricu1tureD
30. Repairmen CAg.J
31. Pictures of Agriculture
32. The American Observer CP.E. and Historyj
33. Footwork and Headwork fP.E. and History!
34. Pictures of P.E. and History
35. Express Car CEnglishJ
The Big Story Teller CEnglishJ
Pictures of English
Mail Car CBusiness Educationh
Special Delivery CBusiness Educationj
Pictures of Business Education
Diner CHOme Economics!
Menu for Today fl-lome Economicsj
Pictures of Home Economics
Lounge Car CMusicJ
Time for Enjoyment tMusicJ
Pictures of Music
One Act Play
Pictures of One Act Play
Pictures of Cheerleaders
Pictures of Booster Club
Side Liners tF.F.A.J
Cow Catcher CF.F.A.J
Pictures of F.F.A.
Side Liners CF.H.A.J
Train--ing For Future Wives CF.H.A.J
Pictures of F.H.A.
The Sports Special 1 CFootballJ
Pictures of Football
The Sports Special 2 CBasketbal1b
Pictures of Basketball
The Sports Special 3 CTrackJ
Pictures of Track
A Line of Memories CPartiesJ
A Line of Memories CParties Cont.7
State Room Scenery
Thank You, Friends
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BACK TO YOUR CELLS - WHERE WE WORK AND PLAY
TIME AND A HALF AND TIME ON YOUR HANDS
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PHE ZEPHYR... .
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HARD JOB - WELL DONE - LOTS OF FUN
We have tried to assemble the record of our days in school, our
activities, and the important highlights of school life in an interesting
manner to serve as a memory book for we seniors who are to leave this
scene, the underclassmen who have shared our experiences, and to the
community that has encouraged and supported us always.
Those who shared and accepted the responsibilities are:
CO-foreman ..,...... .i.............. . ..........................................,........ M r. Zoia
Board of Directors ........
. ................. Mr. Pini
.... Shirley Bennett
Time Table .........,... ...... Beulah
Conductors ..........,...., ......,. B arbara
Senior Class Record ...... .,..... .......... S h irley
Our Travels ............. ....... ,.......... ....... B a r bara
Senior Will ...............
The Track Ahead ..,....
F. F. A. Ctractor rodeol ,.....
F. H. A. ............................. .................. B arbara
Hall of Fame ......... ......... B ernice, James
Line of Memories ...,... ..,................... J anis
Snaps ........,............... .. ....... Janis, Neil
Cheerleaders ...................................................v......................,, Bernice
Christmas Cantata ....................,..................,... ...................... B ernice
Typing ...........,.... Shirley, Janis, Bernice, Beulah, Barbara, Donald
Prepared Pictures ......................,................... Shirley, Janis, Bernice,
Beulah, Donald, Barbara
Finance ....... ........................ S enior Class
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Gicnn Shaner, President
Clarence Pickering, Secretary
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' - - TIME TABLE - '
4 School Opens-Oh, no!
8 F.F.A. Paper Drive
ll Elected class officers and cheerleaders
12 Section III Voc. Ag. Meeting at Wethersfield
14 Our first football game turned out swell---
Neponset 18, Buda 13.
15-17 Section III, F.F.A. Leadership Camp
17 Girls 3 and 4 P. E. Class painted bleachers
18 Home Ec. 4 cooked a meal-think we'll live
F.H.A. Installation of officers
Football game-Neponset 28, LaMoille 18
26 F.F.A. Section III, wiring school at Neponset
28 Boy! Aren't we cute? Freshmen initiation
28 Another victory-Neponset 28, Malden 18
1 Baseball tournament. Seniors played the
2 Juniors played Sophomores-Juniors won
3 Losers played-Freshmen won
4 Winners played-game undecided
5 The Seniors won 8-1. We played Ohio and
they had the good luck to win-Ohio 20,
11 Six weeks tests. Another victory at Bureau's
expense-Neponset 38, Bureau 0
13 Section III, Tractor Rodeo. Neponset boys
took 2nd and 4th
15 Magazine sales ended. Juniors ordered class
17 Logks like you won the jack pot, Bob
19 Zephyrs lose to Indians-Tiskilwa 19, Ne-
23 F.F.A. Parent and Son Potluck Supper
26 The Pep session didn't work to well-Shef-
field 33, Neponset 13
Elected the Homecoming Court-Queen Ber-
nice Christiansen-King Donald Gerrond
2 Our Homecoming went off with a bang-Ne-
ponset 12, Wyanet 6
At night--dancing, the crowning of King and
7 F.H.A. and F.F.A. meetings
9 We played Manlius-Manlius 46, Neponset 12
The F.F.A. big barn dance. Swell time!
14 F.H.A. sent a Christmas package to Korea
19 F.F.A. Turkey Raffle
21 Second Six Weeks Tests
22-25 Thanksgiving Vacation
26 Booster Club meeting
28 Dancing-what happened to the boys?
29 Basketball for the girls. What a game!
30 First Basketball game-Nep. 39, Wyanet 22
3 International Livestock Show-Chicago
4 I. Q. Tests. Played Annawan. We lose-Am
nawan 36, Neponset 34
7 39 must be our number-Neponset 39, Bu-
11 First time for 40-Neponset 41, LaFayette 27
14 We played Tiskilwa-Neponset 42, Tiskilwa
I7 F.H.A. Christmas Tea
19 Christmas party. Snow and more snow
21 Christmas Vacation Starts
22 Neponset trips Sheffield-Neponset 31, Shef-
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Sheffield Invitational Basketball Tourna-
ment. We played Buda-Nep. 49, Buda 42
We played Shefifeld. Took first place-Ne-
ponset 49, Sheffield 47
Christmas Vacation over
Another Victory-Neponset 43, Wyanet 30
We trip Buda again-Neponset 53, Buda 45
We suffer our second loss-Mineral 51, Ne-
Sadie Hawkins Party by F.H.A. More fun!
Juniors got their class rings today
Get on the ball-Manlius 57, Neponset 40
Played Toulon-Neponset 45, Toulon 42
F.F.A. served a Hot Lunch-Entertainment:
Saw Dust Sam, Speaker: Willis Woods
Senior and Annual Pictures taken
Buda should be convinced this time-Ne-
ponset 48, Buda 33
Little Eight Tournament started-Ohio 48.
F.H.A. served a Hot Lunch
WOW 60-Neponset 61, LaFayette 31
Seniors went collecting for the Annual
Another Victory-Neponset 48, LaMoi1le 46
Secret Heart Sisters Started CF.H.A.J
First game with Lyndon-Neponset 55, Lyn-
The standing is now 7-1. Nep. 57, Malden 30
Fifth loss-Annawan 40, Neponset 37
Valentine Party. What fun!
One Act Play Contest-LaMoille
We had them worried for a while-Ohio 38,
We now know how things disappear in the
girls' locker room
Girls played boys in volley ball
Neponset upsets Toulon-Neponset 49, Tou-
Our luck must be turning-Atkinson 38,
F.H.A. and F.F.A. meeting
District tournament-Neponset 62, Buda 37
Atkinson nips us again--43 to 42
Seniors got their pictures and announcements
F.H.A. Hot Lunch
DeWillo Concert Artists entertained
Senior boys leave for the state tournaments
F.F.A. Father and Son Banquet
Don't drool too much-Willis has a bulldog
Section F.F.A. Public Speaking Contest
Chorus and Band Contest
Annual Senior Dance
Track Meet-Buda, Bureau, Neponset
Fifth Six weeks tests
Track meet-Wyanet, LaMoille, Malden, Ne-
Track meet-Sheffield, Ohio, Neponset
Music Festival at Wyanet
Track meet-Manlius, Tiskilwa, Neponset
Section F.F.A. Soil Conservation Test
Section F.F.A. Livestock Judging
Frosh-Soph Dual meet with Tiskilwa
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- - CONDUCTORS - -
C. H. Ammon
Mr. Ammon has been a high school principal for many years. He has been princi-
pal of the Neponset High School for the past six years. He received his Bachelor of
Education degree at Illinois State Normal and his Master iof Arts degree at the Uni-
versity of Illinois.
Mr. Luther, who has been vocational agriculture teacher here for the past seven
years, received his B, S. degree in agriculture at the University of Wisconsin. He has
also taken graduate study at the University of Wisconsin and at the University of
For the past five and one-half years Mr. Fitzpatrick has taught the history courses
and coached the athletic teams. He received his B. S. degree at Knox College. He also
attended Oberlin College and the University of Illinois. He is now working on his
This is Mr. Pini's third year of teaching in Neponset. He teaches English I, II, III,
IV, and French I. He attended the University of Illinois where he received his B. S.
A. John Zoia
This is Mr. Zoia's second year of teaching in Neponset. During the past year he
has taught Typing I and II, General Business, Record Keeping, and Business Law.
Mr. Zoia attended the University of Illinois for two years and transferred to Western
Illinois State College where he received his B. S. degree and where he is now taking
This is Miss Heater's first year of teaching. During the past year she has taught
Home Economics I, II, III and IV. Miss Heater received her B. S. degree from Murray
State College, Murray, Kentucky.
Mr. Skwierawski, who teaches music, received his B. S. degree at Wisconsin State
College. This is his fourth year of teaching, his first year at Neponset. He is working
now on his master's degree at Northwestern University. He teaches Girl's Chorus,
Boys' Chorus, Mixed Chorus, and Band.
Faye Stabler has been the office secretary for the past year. She was graduated
from Neponset High School with the class of 1951.
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Do not worry about people not knowing you, but
strive so that you may be worth knowing.
Blue and Silver
American Beauty Rose
Senior Class Records Senior Class Will
Senior Class History Senior Class
Prophecy and Poem
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Class Vice President .....i ........ 1
C0-Manager Ag. Farm .........,.......... 4 Class President ....,.,...,..... ,,,,,.,, 3
F.H.A. Parliamentarian ..,,. ........ 4
Football '--4.- ,A.--'."- 1 -2-3-4 Booster Club ...................... ........ 2
Basketball .'.w' -...-'.'-..-.....- 4 Class Reporter ......, ..,...,. 4
Track ..,............,.... ........ l Activities:
Annual Staff ...... ........ 4 Annual Editor ........... .....,,..,..,,, 4
Dramatics ............ ......... ..... 3 H omecoming Court , .,.. .......s,.......4. 4
Boys' Chorus ...... .................. 1 F.H.A. ...................,..... ...,..,... 1 -2-3-4
F.F.A. ..................,. .......... l -2-3-4 Dramatics .......,........ .,...,..,, 1 -3-4
Mixed Chorus ........ ............... 1 Girls' Chorus ................ ......, 1 -2
Mixed Chorus .................. ....... 1 -2
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Class Reporter ...,.... ........ 2 Activities:
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Annual Staff ,..... ..,,,,.,,.,,,,, 4
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- - - OUR TRAVELS ' -
September 4, 1948, marks the beginning of
a volume of unforgettable experiences for our
class. This was the day we started our journey
through high school. The fourteen bustling pas-
sengers all had accomodations in the Pullman
Coach Car. We experienced some difficulty in
this car but we realize now that our experiences
there are invaluable in making present situations
The passengers chosen to be be leaders this
trip were: Donald Gerrond, President, Shirley
Bennett, Vice Presidentg Barbara Mercer, Secre-
tary, John Stewart, Treasurer, Barbara McKie
and Neil Burnett, Booster Clubg and James Ver-
There were many interesting passengers
aboard and we became acquainted with one pas-
senger of wide agricultural experiences and an-
other who enjoyed teaching the wonders of
Mathematics and Science.
We found clubs, sports and activities to make
the journey more enjoyable. We were guests at
the Initiation Party and hosts at the alentine
Party. Pleasant times pass quickly, and before
we knew it, vacation was starting.
The summer soon passed and once more we
were boarding the train. This year we were "old
handst' and had no trouble finding our way
around. We quickly elected officers and settled
down to enjoy our trip. This year's officers-
James Verbout, Presidentg Beulah Christiansen,
Vice President, Bernice Christiansen, Secretary,
Shirley Bennett and Wendell Yepsen, Booster
Club, and Janis Bigham, Reporter-led us in our
On this trip it was our privilege to be in-
timately associated with a celebrated sportsman.
We took from him a more profound concept of
the term. He was deeply interested in history:
his understanding of the world problems, both
past and present, gave us a clear idea of our re-
sponsibilities as citizens.
On this trip, we initiated the newcomers
aboard for the first time.
We enjoyed our journey, so twelve of us
reserved tickets in advance for the third excur-
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sion, which was sheduled to start September,
We, when the date arrived, elected Shirley,
Wendell, Barbara, James, Janis, and Donnie for
our leaders. Bernice was elected to help cheer
our team, the Zephyrs, onward.
We remember meeting a shrewd business man
who took a great deal of time explaining the
elements of business law and related subjects,
and there was also a cultured gentleman, who in-
stilled in us an ease in language arts, which.
undoubtedly, will remain with us.
Moneymaking, the Prom, and other activities
kept us occupied during this excursion.
Three years of our journey had passed before
we knew it, we were nearing our destination-
the jumping off point. This year's officers were
Barbara Mercer, President, Maurice Yepsen, Vice
President, Bernice Christiansen, Secretary-
Treasurerg Beulah Christiansen and Wendell
Yepsen, Booster Club, and Shirley Bennett, Re-
porter. Beulah and Bernice Christiansen were
elected cheerleaders. We were also honored by
having Bernice Christiansen and Donald Ger-
rond chosen Homecoming King and Queen.
Among the interesting passengers aboard this
year was a young lady whom we met in the
Diner, she gave us some valuable tips on cooking
and home arts. We also met an interesting man
who was interested in teaching our generation to
appreciate fine music.
The Zephyr has been an experience, the worth
of which cannot be estimated immediately, but
long after we travelers have separated, we, in-
dividually, can reflect and realize that what We
have accomplished is due, in part, to the exper-
iences shared on our memorable trip on the Ne-
A trip such as we have had, associations such
as we have made, observations we have exper-
ienced, sportsmanship we have witnessed, can-
not help but be beneficial to us in our fixture
relationships and in our future travel through
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1 Degree Chairman F.H.A. ..... .......... 4 F.H.A. Reporter .................................. 3
l President sins' chorus .................... 4 Booster ciub .........................,,.....,,.... 4
Class Secretary-Treasurer .... .... 2 -4 Vice President Girls' Chorus ..,....... 4
Annual Staff ........ ..............,. 4 Annual Staff ........ ,,...i....,,..,,,.,, 4
Dramatics .......... ......i. 1 -3-4 Mixed Chorus ...... ........ 1 -2-3-4
Music Contest ...... ........ 2 -3-4 Girls' Chorus .........., ........ 1 -2-3-4
Girls' Chorus ........ ........ 1 -2-3-4 Band .................................. ............. 3
Mixed Chorus ...... ........ 1 -2-3-4 Homecoming Court ........ .......... 4
F.H.A. ....................,.. ........ 1 -2-3-4 Cheerleader ............. .............,.. 4
- Cheerleader ................. ............ 3 -4 Dramatics ....... ......... 1 -3-4
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F.H.A. Project Chairman .................. 4
..l-2-3-4 Girls' Chorus ........ ,....... 1 -2-3
Mixed Chorus ........1-2-3
..1-2-3-4 Dramatics ..................... ......... 1 -4
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'--GOING AWAY PRESENT --
LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT
We, the Senior Class of the Neponset High
School, County of Bureau, and State of Illinois.
being of legal age and sound mind and memory,
do make, publish, and declare this our Last Will
and Testament. '
Item I. To our teachers:
To Mr. Ammon: The memories of the past four
To Mr. Luther: Our gratitude for new recrea-
tional ideas and leadership.
To Mr. Fitzpatrick: Our wishes for many more
To Mr. Pini and Mr. Zoia: Our thanks for their
help in the production of the Zephyr.
To Miss Heater: Our thanks for training the
boys to assume wifely duties.
To Mr. Skwierawski: Our appreciation for his
Item 2. Each member of our class thought it
was no more than proper that we should will the
lower classmen something. We hope they apprec-
iate what we do for them.
Shirley Bennett wills her basketball ability to
Leslie Griven and her promptness to Pat Golby.
Bernice Christiansen wills her cheerleading
ability to Peggy Welbourne and her singing tal-
ent to Sandra Brady.
Beulah Christiansen wills her height to Robert
Carlson and her gift of gab to Arliss Sharer.
Barbara Mercer wills her gym suit to Elaine
DeSchepper and her towel to Myrtle Yepsen.
Janis Bigham wills her cool temper to Janice
Stabler and her ability to do exercises to Peggy
Neil Burnett wills his "PULL" to Jean Stab-
ler and his musical talent to Joan Nash.
Donald Gerrond wills his ability to write notes
to Richard Daniels and his old desk to Terrv
Willis Wood wills his basketball ability to Ken-
neth Stabler and his Bulldog hair cut to Ruth
Jim Verbout wills his blue eyes to Steven Wood
and his cleverness to Bill Studley.
Maurice Yepsen wills his ability to get along
with the teachers to Wendell Miller and his
place on the football bench to Marvin Williams.
Wendell Yepsen wills his '32 Plymouth to Mr.
Fitzpatrick and his slow walk to Duane Heise.
In witness hereof I have hereinto set my hand
to this Last Will and Testament of the Senior
Class of Neponset High School on this 29th day
Witness: Wendell Yepsen
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Class President .............,... 2 F.F.A. ....... ...... ......... 1 - 2-3-4
ii' Class Reporter ..... 1 Football .......... ........,... . .4
Class Treasurer ...... Basketball ...... ....... 2 -3
A t- .t. I Track .....,........... ....... I 3-4
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Mixed Chorus . ,....,..... .......... A nnuallstaff """' """"" " """ 4
Homecoming Court ....... ........ D ramatlcs """ """" ' 4
Dramatics ..............., ............. 1
Football ....... ......... 1 -2
Basketball ...... ...,..... 1 -2 . X
Track ..................... ......,.. 1 -2 nf" 7
Annual Staff ....... ..,,....... '
Maurice Yepsen Wendell Yepsen
Class Vice President ...,... ...,... C lass Vice President ........ ........... 3
Activities: Booster Club .,............... .......... 2 -4
Football .............. .... ......... 1 - 2-3- Activities:
Basketball ................................ 1-2-3- Boys' Chorus ..:....... .......... 1 -2-4
Homecoming Court ....,.. .....,........... M ixed Chorus ......,....... .......... 1 -2-4
Band .......................... ....... H omecoming Court ....... .............. 4
Annual Staff ....... ..,,,,, D ramatics .................... .......... 1 -3-4
Dramatics ........,. ....... F ootball .................... .......... 2 -3-4
Basketball ................... ......... 1 -2-3-4
Football Manager ...... ................. 1
Track ........................ .......... 3 -4
Annual Staff ....... ....... 4
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THE ZEPHYR.. .
- - TH E TRACK AHEAD - - -
Everyone in our class will take different life tracks,
They'll do different things and perform different acts.
During this poem, we do hope to cover,
Every kid in our class, both farmer and lover.
First is John Bates, a swell kid whom we'll never forget.
Don Gerrond, oh yes, we all know he's a charmerg
But Marlene, we can guess, will make him a farmer.
Now we can kill two birds with one stone,
Wendell and Beulah, they're always alone.
Wendell will be an author so true,
While Beulah still likes something borrowed and blue.
Now here at last to our classmate, old Maurice,
Whatever we'll do, he'll be there pulling for us.
He'll probably teach English at good N. H. S.,
How he'll use pronouns is anyone's guess.
Now Barbara Mercer, our class president,
She's tried for a man so hard that she's bent,
Barb will marry a preacher, I guess,
Don't worry, she'll have her chance to say, "Yes".
Here we are to our own Willis Woody
He'll be a farmer so loving and good.
He says if his livestock are sick in the head,
He won't call a doctor, he'll shoot them instead..
Neil Burnett it's a problem to say,
He may make music but probably hay.
Bernice, oh Bernice, all the boys are afraid,
Will end up a widow with all of them daid,
But we'll not feel sorry for this Widow's grey hair,
For her husband, you see, was a big millionaire.
Jim Verbout, who tries for every teacher,
Will surely grow up to be a preacher,
Jim as a preacher is a pain in the neck,
But it rhymed, that's what matters, and so what the heck.
Janis, our nurse, really wants that profession,
But here to you all make a confession,
What she actually wants is really a mate,
'Cause real sick men don't usually date.
Oh, she'1l get married and forever they'll roam,
But soon she'll find out that "it just ain't like home."
Last on the list is Shirley, our friend,
She'll be your pal until the end.
Shirley, who's been on a farm all her life,
Will stay there and be a farmers Wife.
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WEREN'T YOU READY?
Left to right-front row: Wendell Miller, Viola Ouart, Beverly Colgon, Peggy
Welbourne, Terry Folger, Myrtle Yepsen, Mr. Phillip Pini.
Second row: Marvin Williams, Pat Shaner, Sandra Brady, Jeanette Bigham, Keith
Failon, Richard Heise, Jean Stabler, Arrolin Berry.
Third row: Duane Heise, Paul Low, Joan Nash, Verna Harvey, Merrill Gunning,
Howard Mercer, Dixie Hansen, Stephen Wood.
Absent: Peggy Pratt, Francis Junis.
Left to right-front row: Lila Junis, Beth Miller, Pat Golby, Arliss Sharer, Ruth
Kemerling, Joan. Krahn.
Second row: Bobby DeSchepper, Monica Buckman, Bill Studley, Betty Verbout,
Teddy Folger, Joyce Lyford, Thelbert Thompson, Mr. Thomas Fitzpatrick.
Absent: John Schmidt.
A JOKE WAS TOLD
Left to right-front row: Marlene Gould, Carol Stabler, Betty Kuster, Janice
Stabler, Elaine DeSchepper.
Second row: Miss Eleanor Heater, George Ouart, Bob Carlson, Richard Daniels,
Leslie Girven, John Swearingen, Mary Lu Mercer.
Absent: Kenneth Stabler.
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C. H. Ammon, Instructor
"The invention and discovery of symbols is doubtless by far the
greatest single event in the history of man. Without them no intellectual
advance is possible." To make possible continued intellectual advance and
to develop the proper appreciation of the intellectual progress made by
man from the beginning of time to the present is one of the primary ob-
jectives of all teaching, but more especially is this true of the teaching
of mathematics. Mathematics is the "Key" that unlocks all sorts of closed
doors, and the more highly polished the "Key" the more doors it will
"Science is organized knowledge." According to this definition then
all branches of knowledge are sciences. Attitudes and habits of thinking
will promote man's propgress best when they have been developed in a
carefully organized factual manner. Knowledge of physical and biological
facts are best understood and practiced by those whose minds are con-
trolled by scientific thinking and attitudes based on scientific faces. The
above are some of the purposes of all science programs.
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CNEPONSET VOCATIONAL AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENTJ
Vernon V. Luther, Instructor
The Neponset High School offers Vocational courses in Agriculture
under the Smith Hughes Act. A cross section of all farm subject matter
is offered farm boys in the form of Agriculture I for Freshmen, Agricul-
ture II and III alternated for Sophomores and Juniors, and Agriculture IV
To supplement the subject matter the department is equipped with
a shop that includes hand tools, electric Welder, drill press, paint sprayer,
milk tester, etc. The department also owns a Ford tractor with tillage tools
for use in operating a seven acre crop farm. A crop rotation of corn, oats,
and hay is maintained.
All farm boys belong to the Future Farmers of America organization.
The local chapter meets once per month and sponsors educational and
agriculture promotional activities the year around, both in class and out.
Part of the Voc. Ag. and F.F.A. activities are trips which are usually
arranged as follows:
Freshmen to State F.F.A. Convention at the University.
Sophomores to Section F.F.A. Leadership Camp.
Juniors to Illinois State Fair.
Seniors to the International Livestock Show.
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IPHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HISTORYJ
Thomas Fitzpatrick, Instructor
Through our sports program and physical education classes a student
is assisted in the attainment of physical well being, sound habits, physical
skills, sportsmanship, leadership, good mental attitudes, self control,
social cooperation, efficiency, worthy use of leisure time and such positive
active qualities as initiative, decision, aggressiveness, courage, and per-
sistence. The program contributes to vocational preparation. It gives each
student a knowledge of the "American Way of Life." p
"History is a kind of human knowledge. It is an experience to profit
by, a mistake to remedy, or a success to enjoy."
The purpose of our classes is to review a record of man's progress to
gain a better understanding of our own times. We hope thereby to become
more useful citizens.
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BUT WHO DISCOVERED AMERICA?
NO SLEEPING ON THE BENCH!
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Phillip W. Pini, Instructor
AIMS AND PURPOSES
. . . to equip the student with a knowledge of the fundamentals of gram-
mar and their application, sufficiently to meet his needs in societyg to
develop an appreciation of the literature forms of this country and the
world, and further, to insure his continued reading after he has completed
his secondary school educationg and last, but in our minds first, to de-
velop in the student the concept that he is a thinking individual of real
worth, that he has a capacity he must realize -- these, then, constitute
our Aims and Purposes.
English I-An introduction to literature plus intensive grammar training.
English II-A continuation of literature appreciation. Grammar training
with growing emphasis on application.
English III-Increased emphasis on composition and grammar and a con-
tinuation of literature appreciation.
English IV-A study of contemporary World literature.
French I-An introduction to the French language.
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A. John Zoia, Instructor
General Business-The objectives of this course are to prepare boys and
girls for a better economic life by presenting the tools of personal
living, to sharpen computational skills, and to provide educational
and vocational guidance for those who may be interested in pursuing
a business career.
Busines Law-A study of business law to better acquaint students in the
applications of law to their personal and business living, now as well
as in the future.
Record Keeping-The purposes of record keeping are: to teach the import-
ance and use of keeping records, to inculcate habits of accuracy, or
orderliness, and of neatnessg to enable pupils to hold positions and
keep records in clubs or other social organizationsg to enable students
to keep business records.
Typing I-A basic introduction to the typewriter followed by a study of
various forms of business correspondence.
Typing II--An advanced study of business correspondence with the intro-
duction of basic office machines such as the Hectograph machine.
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I-IOMEMAKIN G I
This course serves as an introduction to many of the areas of home-
making. Beginning students study basic nutrition and food preparation
with main emphasis on breakfastsg basic principles of color and design as
related to clothing, also construction of cotton garments, grooming and
personal appearance, sharing in the care of the homey the girl and her
friends. The goal is to develop oneself personally and socially.
HOMEMAKING II AND HI
Second and third year homemaking girls study food preparation as
related to family meals and single dishes, clothing construction, social
and family relationships, assisting with the development of the pre-school
child, with emphasis on the development of the pre-school child.
In the fourth year of homemaking, which is composed of boys and
girls, the students work on individual food preparation, meal planning,
color schemes and care of clothing, with emphasis on preparation of food.
In addition, all homemaking students are required to complete two
home experiences during the school year. These experiences enable the
girls to put into practice in their own homes the skills and ideas learned
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Mr. Skwierawski, Instructor
In accordance with the generally accepted objectives of music edu-
cation the music program at Neponset High was directed at providing
each student with musical experience and training commensurate with
his or her interests and capacities. Secure in the belief that if only the
right contacts and experiences are provided, every life can find in music
some answer to its fundamental need for aesthetic and emotional outlet.
It was for this reason that the Christmas program, one of the musical
highlights of the school year, presented an imposing list of soloists in
its major work. Rather than restrict the solo work to the customary
chosen few, every student who volunteered was accorded an opportunity.
Another highlight of the musical season, the District Solo and En-
semble Contests at Morris, on March 15, again illustrated the philosophy
that music in a democracy must provide every child with equal oppor-
tunity. Each student who desired was allowed to compete, although of
course, here participation was limited by the restrictions imposed by the
State Music Association. However Neponset provided the surprisingly
large number of twenty-one entires in the Contests. Without recourse to
selectivity on the basis of ability, the results of the competition were grati-
fying. Neponset scored two first places, or superior winners, ten second,
excellent, seven third, good, two fourth, fair, and no fifth, poor.
The Neponset High School Band, aided by the the more experienced
grade school music students, participated in the Band Contests at Morris
on April 5. The High School Mixed Chorus, and the girls chorus also com-
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MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC
WE ARE GOING TO SING
WE ARE SINGING!!!
A result of all this practice was a musical treat in the form of a Christmas Can-
tata-our gift from the Music Department. The Cantata, "The Child of Bethlehem",
sung by the mixed chorus of 40, was beautifully presented and well received as was
the concluding number of the program, "Twas the Night Before Christmas".
The band, presented for the first time by Mr. Skwierawski, displayed consider-
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"GHOST OF A SHOW"
Bob-What? CHe realizes they are waiting for himl My line? Oh-
Let's see! Er, what was that cue, June?
June-The Cue? "With repetition of my Romeo's name."
Bob-CI-Iurriedlyl "It is my soul that calls upon my name. How silver-
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June- CCasuallyJ "Romeo I"
Bob-fLikewiseJ "My dear?"
Helen--fln despairl Stop! Stop!
June-Now what's the matter?
Helen-Everything! Everything! You're both very bad!
Bob-Listen, Helen, we've been rehearsing this scene for almost an
hour. Why don't you give us a rest?
J une-I'm exhausted!
Cast: Helen-Joyce Lyford, June--Ruth Kemerling, Clarissa--Janice
Stabler, Pinky-Beulah Christiansen, Bob-James Verbout, Tubby-
Maurice Yepsen, Alfred-Wendell Yepsen, Anthony-George Ouart, Mac
-Bob Carlson, Peggy--Betty Kuster, A Strange Visitor--Bill Studley.
The cast listed above presented the play at LaMoi1le and the Sopho-
more class presented it to the Woman's Thursday Club.
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WHO DO WE APPRECIATE
TEAM, TEAM, TEAM
YOU THRILLER YOU!
Responsibilities: Schedule of social activities
Noon recreation program
Special Project: New records
Boosters: Seniors-Beulah Christiansen and Wendell Yepsen
Juniors-Mary Lu Mercer and George Ouart
Sophomores-Monica Buckman and Bill Studley
Freshmen-Viola Ouart and Francis Junis
Sponsor: Mr. Pini
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F. F. A.
Throughout the year, the Future Farmer members took part in a
variety of activities that teach leadership, cooperation, better farming,
and better living. The major activity is operation of a seven acre farm
which has been done for three years. It is divided into three fields of corn,
oats, and legumes, which are rotated each year. Members learn cropping
parctices and management in this project and also earn money for the
chapter. All expenses are paid for, except the use of the machinery, which
is donated by parents. Profit is used to purchase shop tools and finance
Our chapter was chosen state winner at the state F.F.A. convention
in farm safety activities for the second straight year. The Chapter was
awarded S100 which was used toward purchasing the tractor.
Our Chapter placed third in the section program of work contest and
also third in the section soil conservation contest.
John Swearingen, Ken Stabler, Neil Burnett, George Ouart, and Bob
Carlson attended the Illinois State F.F.A. convention at Champaign. While
visiting the University, they participated in the fat stock, and dairy judg-
ing contest. They placed second and third. Glenn Ouart was awarded the
State Farmer Degree at the convention.
During August, John Swearingen, Ken Stabler, Bob Carlson, Les
Girven, George Ouart, and Richard Daniels accompanied Mr. Luther to
the Illinois State Fair. They took the truck and camped out on the fair
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Three members exhibited livestock at the Section IH F.F.A. fair at
Princeton. They were John Bates, Hampshire sheep, Neil Burnett, Duroc
Hogs, and Willis Wood, Guernsey Calf.
During the fall, Thelbert Thompson and Bobbie DeShepper attended
the F.F.A. camp at Camp Hauberg near Port Byron. They were instructed
in leadership and also spent time boating and in recreational games.
We sponsored a barn dance which was held in the shopg everyone
enjoyed the evening. The Freshmen put on a cowboy skit entitled "The
Rustling of Two Heifers".
John Bates placed first and Thelbert Thompson placed third in the
Pioneer corn growing contest. Ten other Chapter members grew corn for
the contest. John Bates was chosen the Dekalb leadership winner for "52".
The F.F.A. officers attended the Section HI banquet at Geneseo on
March 4th. p
To help finance our activities we sponsored a paper drive, turkey
raffle, and plowed gardens for the people of the village.
During the year, we had several dinners. In October, we entertained
the parents at a Pot-Luck dinner and program. In January, we held an all
school chili luncheon and noon program. The final banquet of the year
was the Father and Son Banquet at Mrs. Dahl's. Lawrence Bates, Clarence
Pickering, and Martin Gunning were awarded the Honorary Chapter
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F. H. A. OFFICERS
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F. H. A.
The principal purpose of F.H.A. is to illustrate the importance of the
home in the American way of life. Through membership in F.H.A., the
girl is made to realize that she, as an individual has certain responsibilities
to her home and family. The eight purposes of the organization are:
1. To promote a growing appreciation of the joys and satisfactions
2. To emphasize the importance if worthy home membership.
3. To encourage democracy in home and community life.
4. To work for good home and family life.
5. To promote international good will.
6. To foster the development of creative leadership in home and
7. To provide wholesome individual and group recreation.
8. To further interest in home economics.
F. H. A. CREW
The Neponset F.H.A. has thirty-three members, which includes all of
the girls in school. Miss Heater is sponsor of the organization and Mrs.
Ammon is our Chapter Mother. We would like to take this opportunity to
express our appreciation to Mrs. Ammon and Miss Heater for their help
and guidance in the past year.
One of the most impressive services of the year is the Installation
service. This is the service where the new officers are made familiar with
their duties and begin their term of office.
Backward Party, Pot Luck Supper, Bowling Party, Hobo Work Day,
Hot Lunches, Slumber Party, World Christmas Festival Box, Christmas
Tea, Heart Sisters, Style Show, and a tea for the incoming freshmen.
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John Swearingen were the returning lettermen who provided the nucleus
around which Coach Fitzpatrick developed a rather formidable football
aggregation. Lack of experience was bolstered by a determination to win
that enabled the Zephyrs to finish the season with five wins and four
The season was opened with the Buda Bears on their field in a
contest that the critics predicted would be a toss up, and that is just what
it was. However, due to some good running by Verbout and Swearingen,
and alert pass defense against Buda's vaunted passing attack, and super-
ior blocking and tackling by the entire Zephyr squad resulted in a very
pleasing 18-13 victory for the Zephyrites.
The opposition for the opening home game was supplied by the
LaMoille Lions. Although the 1950 runner-ups in Conference play were
considerably weakened by graduation, they were able to put a fast scrappy
team on the field, and were able to draw first blood on a 17 yard scoring
pass, but once the Zephyrs got rolling they were invincible. Some fine
open field running by Swearingen and Verbout, the accurate passing of
Burnett, the pass receiving of Gerrond, and the excellent all around play
of the rest of the squad gave the home team a well deserved 39-18 victory.
The third straight victory was won on the home field and the Malden
team were the victims. Malden's weight advantage could not match the
speed, hard running, and deception of the lighter Zephyrs. Swearingen,
Verbout, and Gerrond furnished the scoring punch in this game, but the
final 38-18 victory was an entire team effort.
The Zephyrs traveled to Ohio for the fourth game of the season and
at the final gun the score was 20-12 in favor of the ultimate Conference
Champions. The game was hard fought. Verbout and Carlson scored for
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Neponset. The surplus man power of the opposition turned the tide in
The superior ground game of the Zephyrs enabled them to roll to a
38-0 victory over Bureau Township. The elusive running of Verbout en-
abled him to scamper for a total of 30 points. Swearingen got away for
one touchdown. The extra points were garnered by the same two boys.
The Neponset line held the Bureau ground attack to a mere 75 yards.
Unable to hold a 7-6 lead which prevailed at the start of the fourth
quarter, the Zephyrs suffered defeat by a strong Tiskilwa squad 19-7 . The
N eponset team was never able to muster a sustained running attack and
were held to a meager 100 yard gain on the ground, 60 yards of which came
on Swearingen's touchdown run. This loss dimmed all our hopes for a
share in the Conference Championship.
Against Sheffield the Zephyrs saw a 13-7 half time lead fade into a
last half 33-13 victory for the Cardinals. Injuries to key Neponset line-
men were an important factor in the second half collapse of the Neponset
squad. Bates and Swearingen accounted for our two touchdowns.
Handicapped by bitter cold the Zephyrs managed a 12-6 Homecoming
victory over a scrappy Wyanet team. Gerrond scored early on a 52 yard
pass play with Burnett doing the pitching. Minutes later, Swearingen
broke loose on a 60 yard run, and with this Neponset was through for the
day. Wyanet's lone touchdown came late in the second period. Neither
team scored in the last half.
On a sloppy field the Zephyrs scored two first period touchdowns
against the Manlius Red Devils, and then faded before the powerful attack
of Hewitt and company to fall 45-12. Swearingen on a short running play
and Carlson on a 28 yard pass provided the only scoring punches for the
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To fortify our arguments in years to come, to impress posterity, to
keep alive memories of team association-we record the record of our
1952 basketball season.
Review of Non-Conference Games
Beating by a comfortable margin Wyanet, LaFayette, Buda, Toulon,
LaFayette Cagainj, Lyndon, and Toulon Cagainlg losing to Annawan,
Mineral, Annawan Cagainl, Atkinson, our standing in Non-Conference
plays was impressive -- 7 wins, 4 losses.
Sheffield Tourney - Neponset All The Way.
GOOD ROAD BED
Conference Games Review
Even more impressive than our efforts in Non-Conference games
were the results of the Conference play. Seven teams-Bureau, Tiskilwa,
Wyanet, LaMoil1e, Malden, Buda, Sheffield-went down under Neponset's
Defeated only by Manlius and Ohio, Neponset tied with Manlius for
second place in Conference standing.
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LITTLE EIGHT TOURNAMENT
Recapitulation: Won 17, Lost 8
Total Points: Neponset 1121, Opponents 951
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The track team consisted of the following boys: James Bennett,
Wendell Yepsen, Neil Burnett, Jimmy Verbout, Willis Woods, Kenny
Stabler, Bob Carlson, John Swearingen, George Ouart, Thelbert Thomp-
son, Donald Colgan, and John Schmidt.
The results of the meets are listed below:
Sheffield .........,,.,. 68 Tiskilwa ..........,. 100 V2 LaMoille .............. 82W
Manlius .,... ........ 6 3 W Neponset ......,..... 45 Vg Neponset .............. 52 be
Neponset ,,..... . ...... 18 V2 Buda ...... ..... 1 3 Malden .....,...,..., 142112
Wyanet ...,.....,.,. , .30 V2
The following boys won places in the Little Eight Conference Meet:
James Bennett, first in discus, James Verbout, tied for first in high jump,
James Bennett, fifth in low hurdles.
The freshman-sophomore track team Won fifth in 440 relay and
second in the 880 relay. Although a little lower in the standings than they
were last year some of the boys won places. The team finished fifth and
the following boys won places in the meet: Carlson fourth in the pole
vault and first in the high jump, Swearingen second in the 220 yard dash,
Stabler fourth in the 440 yard run, Schmidt fifth in the 880 yard run.
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TRACK TEAM IN ACTION
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. . . Remember how Dixie looked when she and Merrill were
married before the Minister, Richard Heise? . . . What fun!
. . . Do you recall Pat Sha.ner's pantomine? . . . Remember?
Can you ever forget Bernice and Donald being
crowned that night? . . . How jittery the court
was before the coronation! . . . 'Member?
. . . Soft Hawaiian music, a small grass hut in the shadow of a palm tree
. . . Remember? . . . Recall the formally served banquet at Hotel Kewanee?
. . . Can't you just see the little Hawaiian clad Freshmen that attended the
punch table? . . . Will you ever forget? . . .
. . . Lacy hearts and ILOVE YOU's . . . Let's think back . . .
Cake walks and the game of 50, all sponsored by the Fresh-
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. . . Let's think back . . . Girls escorting boys and paying the
bills . . . All the students in backward attire . . . Oh Yes! . . .
Remember the new records the Booster Club furnished ? . . .
Brings back the past doesn't it? . . .
F. F. A. PARTY
. . . Remember the real Hoe-down in the Ag Shop? . . . The
Cowboy Celebrities, all the corn shocks and donuts . . . Fun
Wasn't it? . . .
. . . Rain drops and umbrellas . . . A rainbow and a pot of
gold . . . Music by Skinny Blake's orchestra . . . Refresh-
ments by the Senior Class . . .
CHRIS TMAS PARTY
. . . Santa Claus, gifts, and snow storms . . . Evergreen.,
misteltoe, bright ribbons and lights, mistletoe, ice cream
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