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At times, the grisiey gang may have done their worst, but most of us did our best. By holding Americans hostage for what seemed to be infinity, Khomeini was at his worst. Russia taking over Afghanistan, may prove that the worst is not yet upon us. _ Thoroughly exhausted, Grant Daly pushes himself to and beyond his previous limits each time he runs. Last minute reading of her lines may not have been necessary to Barb Lane (12), and it did not hurt her performance as the embassy chef in " Don ' t Drint the Water. " The alto section of the concert choir is cued in by IVIr. Charles Henke. 2 — Opening A smelly situation occurs during JCL latin club ini- tiations. Tim Weaver (1 0) and Mike Rager (1 2) pass an onion teeth to teeth. Spirited fans ' TP ' ed the trees along the Home coming parade route before the game. Wide receiver Ron Norton (11) caught quarter- back Brian Stier ' s first-down pass over his team- mate ' s outstretched arms in homecoming game. 4 — - Opening uloaQDDdDog (?©[? Carter, Congress, Football, Nelson, Huff, Pigeons V as the government at its . best? President Jimmy — ' — ' Carter asked theU S. Olympic team to boycott the summer Olympics in Moscow, and requested Congress to reinstate the draft regis- tration. We cannot escape history. We will be remembered in spite of ourselves. We will remember a good football team with a 6-4 winning season. We will remember Steve Nelson ' s art show of numbers, poetry, and music. We will even remember Larry Huff accompanying his senior English stu- dents to dinner and to Shakespeare ' s ' As You Like If at the Civic Theatre. Flying pigeons in a teacher ' s meet- ing, a couple food fights, and a pig in the elevator will also not be forgotten. Time out is called, during which Coach Hans states the condition to the team and the remedy for the situation A can drive was conducted at Christmas time to help needy families. Mrs. Fisher ' s homeroom took second place with over 1300 cans. Dannie John- son ' s class won first place with 1 600 cans. Fun lime in band finds Doug Lininger (1 2) adjust ing the sound equipment. An attempt by Ann Zurbach (9) to block a shot proves fruitless as Sue Quandt (1 1 ) fires up for a score. 6 — Opening Harding Hawk ' s Tim Turtle was battered by Jeff King (11) 7-1 King went to semi-state and ended his season witti a record 21-5. Can drive, Homecoming, Europe, Outward Bound urown Khomeini held 1 ,228 students hostage for a disco dance as a reward for surpassing all expected goals in the annual Christmas can drive. Dennis Johnson and Suzi Fisher ' s first period classes waged a bitter fight for the can championship. Johnson beat Fisher 1 600 cans to 1 300 for the top room prize of a pizza party at ' Jimmies. ' The sophomores broke tradition and won first place in the Homecom- ing float contest. Terry Dyben, Gary Parker, Ann Gunther, Steve Snyder, Brian Smutts, Evelyn Timmons, and Kim Bredemeyer traveled to foreign lands, and Bill Bowlin participated in the ' Outward Bound ' program for the second time. We have been through the good and the bad times, we will continue. ' Reaching for the Best ' of them. Opening — 7 ifiSHiR): 8 — Magazine e LIL ••■ BoaQGDdmg (tec □ n our efforts to ' Reach for the Best ' we had our triumphs and trage- dies, our times when we needed total privacy and our times when we needed to ' party down. ' In a time of bad news, we found escapes, and when all looked too well, we tried our darndest to make things harder so it would be more interesting. The Swing Choir performs for many different groups including the residents of the Senior Citi- zens Center. Michael Blombach ' s airplane served as the tripod for this aerial shot of NHHS taken by Barb Lane (12). f lagazine — ■ 9 nriGdiQ specrftUM A ' came ' back Look here, look there. You ' d be doing a lot of that it you wanted to find a concert in Fort Wayne in the spring of 79. For several concerts the city police had cracked down on drugs and alcohol causing arrests and disturbances at concerts at the Coliseum. So instead of the promotion companies retaliating they just pulled out of Fort Wayne. Last summer the ice broke, officers and promoters agreed to meet each other half way. Concerts were back in Fort Wayne. The high school students from the New Haven area turned out in mass at each Coliseum concert. Kansas Styx played in the full, to packed crowds and standing ovations. But, when Kiss came through town controversy and drug busts lay in their path. Seventy-three concert goers were arrested for illegal possession on the night of the concert. Most were held in the city jail over night. In the morning a surprise greeted the impuned fans. Kiss came to jail and provided bail for all of the luckless citizens who were arrested at their concert. Foreigner winged their way on their promotional tour in the midwinter and had what some fans called a mediocre engagement. Mainly, this was attributed to the fact that their lastest album, ' Head Games, ' was less than satisfying. The Beach Boys appeared in late February. When the ticket sales were open many New Havenites said that they weren ' t interested in seeing them. But the day after the concert many professed to going to the concert after all and enjoying the Beach Boys performance. New Haven High students have rediscovered concerts and find them an interesting change of pace. Many who just went to their first concert just this year said that it would not be their last. Concert fans, like Keith DeLucenay (1 1 ). often buy souve- nirs at the concerts. 1 — Media ' Kramer vs. Kramer ' swept the academy awards. ' Star Trek ' grossed over 54 million because It was a cult movie. Screen gems It ' s a Friday night. Where are the students? Many are at parties, at worl ;, or at a game. The rest, who noisily munch popcorn and chew juju truits, are in tront ot the silver screen watching tor their favorite star. ' Amityville Horror ' and ' When A Stranger Calls ' haunted viewers with blood and suspense. ' Amityville ' received a three star rating, while ' Stranger ' was termed a failure. One movie that was more fun than scary was ' The Rocky Horror Picture Show. ' Rice, newspapers, hotdogs, and squirt guns were props brought to help make the movie a little more interesting. Dealing with the problems of child custody, ' Kramer vs. Kramer ' received an excellent rating. " It was great, I loved it. It should get an academy award, " said Suzi Fisher. ' Star Trek ' was a meager attempt to surpass the previous earnings of ' Star Wars. ' " I thought the movie could have been done in one hour instead of two, " said Beth Hull. ' The Jerk ' and ' Life of Brian ' received three star ratings. With comedy seeping from poor, these were very popular. What movie would get your vote for best picture ' j-11 LipG tyle SPeCTftUM R.E.L.I.E.F. When problems build up at school or things just get boring we all try to find our own way to escape. Horsing around, flying an airplane, taking pictures, music, writing, and making movies are a source of diversion for some faculty members. If they can ' t find their means of escape close by, several try to search for it through travel. It may be a big city or a small cabin and living like a hermit, but they bring peace to those people. " I like going home and seeing my children every day, " says Tom Lamb, history instructor. Students, however, find their methods of escape through different means. Some rollerskate, play musical instruments, goto movies, sit through plays at the Civic time after time, date, talk to friends, and yes, even smoke pot for their release from school pressures. " I just like listening to my stereo, " says Rick Norton. With the minds and bodies of students and teachers spending most of the day scholastically, most at least " minor " in some type of escape. School gets to everyone at times. Even when time is most precious, that assignment is due, or there is that deadline to meet, we still need to set some time aside to temporarily escape from the troubles of school life, or it will all catch up to us, one of these days. Embarrassing moments can occur when caps and gowns don ' t fit properly. To be sure ttiis doesn ' t tiappen to Keitti Hoffman, tie is measured prior to the final fitting. Ed Tobin (1 2) readies for ttie shot. 1 2 Lifestyles In his plane, Mike Blombach fills out his flight log More can be put takes a break with into hockey goals than just pucks Greg WIssler (12) some members of the (Mirage staff. David Tarr is the author of the art of the divider of this section. The montage depicts the lives of the students and teachers. He ' s an active artist, who paints and writes prolific with poetry. Coming to the end of the race As I sat afid watched the fire burn, the flames as they rose and cracked over the wood, I began to think, who am I? Where am I going? Every senior at one time or another thinks about the final winding road, and probably feels as though it ' s the end. Someone once said, " What may seem to be the end is really a beginning. " May 21 , 1 980 may seem to be the end for many seniors. As they reflect over the past four years, they remember all those crazy times I the ball games, the parties, the dances, and all their truly wonderful friends whose everlasting friendships will never be forgotten. The tears will fall, for the class of 1 980 truly had a ' touch of class. ' And though they all will part, this really is a new beginning for each and everyone. Next fall, each person will be starting a new life. Some will start work while others will be off to college. Graduation is still a while off. But remember, this is the last year. Time cannot be captured in a bottle and stored on a shelf. For the only thing that can be saved are the memories. Lifestyes — 13 Art spcaftUM It likes you so you love it. (the low life and high times of John and Mary i an to.) Dedicated to the folks and village of New Haven, Indiana. I He saw her in the mirror: an extraordinary girl; He dared not to come near her, he feared her every curl. But he found he could befriend her could win her to his side. And for all the things he ' d spend on her She ' d take him for a ride. They never really cared about Or really even stared about The people they ' d become . . . They really only cared about And really only stared about The avoidable humdrum. So at the wedding no official: Money changed so superficial; Such an old, beleaguered ritual Went according to his plans. And at the wake where no one spoke. (The words had all gone up in smoke.) Hervery life waslikea joke: But death will never laugh II For it likes you so you like it: A weed the English never lit: The paper ' s rolled — you take a hit — And turn into yourself. It holds you like no body can: So much sweeter than a man It never tries to understand Just lets you have your way. Makes life without it hard to bear: You have to have it sit and stare — You climb the walls if it ' s not there; Makes other love seem old and stale. No reason In the world to quit Without it nothing seems to fit, Your other fun just orbits it One keeps it at all one cost! So John and Mary do a dance: Make it scary take a chance Fight a little laugh a lot — While their minds collapse and rot. For when it likes you must love it: A weed the English never lit; A lot like money if A lot like money; a lot like sex — A lying mirror if one reflects! All the time and space will end and kill But Mary ' s drug will keep her still! No matter who can give her reasons Her life can hold no sweeter season Her life affords no greater joy Than she has had with her boy . . . So it likes you — well you love it! The paper ' s rolled — you take your hit! You get your job — you do your bit: They ' ll bury you with your man! And at the wake no one will speal The tears will fall — the Poet Steve Nelson has written numerous poems about ttie life of students and teactiers, ttieir reiationstiips and downfalls. 1 4 Arts lid will creak — And as all the children take their peek Poor Mary ' s lost For it like her so she loved it A weed the English never lit A drink her mother never knew: A chance at living May blew away . . . Stephen Phillip Nelson Young actor I looked out on the ennpty seats where darkness is the light and the red velvet of lite is soft ash gray. I say my speech, throw high my laugh to the silent specters of applause. I stand at a curtain lowered for someone else and feel the splash of imaginary spotlights. I weep of death to unseen throngs and dance and sing for nonexistent cheers. I stand on stage, a ghost myself, the star within me not yet born, — Janet Kanable. Universal Man •4680031 72, by Dave Tarr, Art Department The Butterfly, by Dave Tarr. Art Department Head Arts— 15 riQtionQl cQp ule spcaftUM 16- No give all take Iran took 50 United States citizens hostage. The International Han ester strike took its time. The U.S.S.R. took Afghanistan. The U.S. took away the glory of the Olympics. President Carter took the primaries. And the OPEC countries took us for a ride. Taking is what truly characterized news year 79- ' 80. In a year of rising inflation and faltering public opinions our community held through some of the most devastating events in years. While Khoemini held the hostages and the Soviets invaded Afghanistan in their drive to the seas, we endured a Harvester strike. While blue collar workers at the plant built strike shacks at the main entrance to the plant, nervous white collar workers came in the back of the plant through sabotaged entrances. As strike pay ran out many of the strikers dug into their savings or looked for temporary jobs. In the worst of it, even the students of the strikers were reluctant to talk about the predicament. Another event that hit home more than most was the U.S. ' s decision to pull out of the Moscow summer National capsule Olympics. Many in the community felt that the U.S.S.R. ' s invasion of Afghanistan was unnecessary and so caused the boycott by the United States of the summer Olympics. Because of the Soviets ' action for the first time in 20 years the cold war was activited, along with patriotism, and threatened registration for the draft. But one thing seemed to bother the more conscientious! What will happen to the athletes who trained so long for the Olympics now that it has all been taken away? The news that affected the teenager the most was the triple digit gas prices in the course of six months: The price of gas went up 50 cents leaving many students out in the cold or on a bus. In a year of all this ' taking ' one could only hope, that when they got home in the evening, something good was playing on HBO. Cold facts The school suffered its first snow day drought since 1 972. Only one snow day was recorded this year. Students and teachers felt cheated after eight years of several snow vacations. Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini: the man behind Iran. Eucher and checkers were played by stricing Harvester employees. Back home in New Haven, Mr. Paul Armstrong completed his final year at the high school before going into retirement. National capsule — 17 DecQclG CQp ule spcaftUM Flashback When the new Seniors flocked back to NHHS in September of 1969, their ambitious characters pre- vailed over the rest of the student body. Thoughts of the draft, college and mar- riages didn ' t detract from Senior spirit or support. The early ' 70 ' s were noted for total student body participation. Pep club included over 1 50 girls with matching uniforms. Future Teachers of America, Office Education Associa- tion, Future Business Lead- ers of America, Girls Ath- letic Association and Rifle Association were clubs that prepared students for future occupations. All of these clubs are non-exis- tent today. Mid-way through the ' 70 ' s fashions were changed as students pressed for a more lenient dress code. Contrary to faculty opinions, pleated culottes and erratic hem- lines were not disrupting to the learning process. Although males didn ' t seem to experiment with clothes as much as their counterparts, guys did go to flared-bottom pants and wide ties. Sporting contests, dances, musical concerts, and other extra-curricular activities began to domi- nate the social preferences of students during the dec- ade. The NHHS marching band marched to a first place rating at the NIS- BOVA contest. Graduation used to be held in ttie Memorial Coliseum. Decade capsule 1 Cheerleaders unilorrms have changed quite a bit. The band goes to Cedar Point, this sumnner the band went to Florida. t • w- jriT- .•_ 3 ' ..: It used to be that skirts were normal for girls to wear. Decade capsule — 19 " r W ' r " . :, Determined to wih _their rivals in tug-of-v kf F «a, w,» V-- M t « ' - jjUiiittMt mtf mmmtuAmmii 1 1 r PEP CLUB student life All of us at one time or another has been told, " . . . just do your best, " but " best " is such a relative term. One person ' s " best " may be another person ' s half-hearted attempt. Even a gold medal at the Olympics only means that at that particular time one person ' s " best " was better than another ' s. Each year we have annual traditions such as homecoming, dances, the musi- cal. The Happening, and the Prom and after Prom. Every person participating in these events has one goal in mind. Let ' s make this one the best ever. As long as we maintain that kind of atti- tude each goal will be easier to achieve because we gave it our all — our best. Watching the Homecoming Parade is a thrill for most youngsters, especially wtien there is a chance for a free balloon. Posing lor the camera are Sophomores Linda Bis- choff and Julie Wetter. Student life divider — 21 Opposed to all ideas are unknown to him. Marc Todd sings out " Que ' Sera. Sera " to block out Lorl Drayer ' s prattling. Magic was a key portion in Father Drobney ' s life Drob- ney portrayed by Greg Jones. (11) organizes his props pnor to showtime. Dress rehearsal is the time Mrs, OsBorn. director, sits back and asks the actors " who ' s directing this play, you or me? " 22— Drama Club Play Casuall] franhc Woody Allen, Kilroy, Axel Magee, The Hollanders Just as m the past, this year ' s production of Woody Allen ' s " Don ' t Drink the Water " was a success Oh, some had their doubts right up to curtain time opening night. " We thought we ' d never be done in time, " laughed junior Brian Smuts, who played Kilroy Producing the play required considerable effort by everyone involved. There were lines to learn, costumes to fit, the set to be built, and the never-ending practices; With a talented cast and experienced crew, things began to move along. Still, the magic wasn ' t coming. The days of casual practice narrowed and became more tense, the sighs of relief at the end of practice heavied. ' You ' re never sure if it ' s all going to be there at the right minute without an audience. But you can always count on the members of the cast to support you. ' remarked sophomore Deb Leffel, the cook. The pace was picked up while the endurance lagged. ' We got a little frantic, ' admitted senior Lori Drayer, Ivlrs. Hollander. But in the end, it somehow worked out just like always. Resolved to ignore Dave Bas- setl, Lon Drayer snubs his pleas of forgiveness The lines of age become apparent as Jeff Markley. uses grease pencil to enhance his age lines for his role as Ambas- sador McGee. Drama Club Play — 23 -V INSERT FOLD-OUT OR MAP HERE! Casuall franhc Woody Allen, Kilroy, Axel Magee, The Hollanders Just as in the past, this year ' s production ot Woody Allen ' s " Don ' t Drink the Water " was a success. Oh, some had their doubts right up [Q curtain time opening night. " We thought we ' d never be done in time, " laughed junior Brian Smuts, who played Kilroy. Producing the play required considerable stfort by everyone involved. There were lines to learn, costumes to fit, the set to be built, and the never-ending practices; With a talented cast and experienced crew, things began to move along. Still, the magic wasn ' t coming. The days of casual practice narrowed and became more tense, the sighs of relief at the end of practice heavied. ' You ' re never sure if it ' s all going to be there at the right minute without an audience. But you can always count on the members of the cast to support you. ' remarked sophomore Deb Leffel, the cook. The pace was picked up while the endurance lagged. ' We got a little frantic, ' admitted senior Lori Drayer, Mrs. Hollander. But in the end, it somehow worked out just like always. Resolved to ignore Dave Bas- setl, Lori Drayer snubs his pleas of forgiveness The lines of age become apparent as Jeff fvlarkley, uses grease pencil to enhance his age lines for his role as Ambas- sador McGee. Drama Club Play — 23 " Hang Homestead " the sen- ior Homecoming slogan and the deathly acting job of Tom Miller only won the upperclass- man third place out of four Entrants, Football, bobby-socks, queen, dressing-down N hen we think back on Homecoming 79, we will probably think first of a football game, but there was much, much more. There were flocks of bobby-socked, pony- tailed girls flirting with t-shirted guys with an occasional cigarette pack rolled up in the sleeve. Kick lines shaboomed rhythmically to a soprano, " I found my thrill on strawberry hill. " Spirit week had arrived. A rare homeroom was ordered Tuesday morning to vote on candidates for Homecoming Queen and court. The real jest was shifted, counted and recounted. When it was all through, Tina Henry reigned as Queen School spirit helps edge teams on to victories. Bob Exer- son IS clocked full of pep and leads the senior class in their occasionally obnoxious cheers. Discarded clothes were dragged out of trunks and attics to be torn up by fellow spirited students such as Scott Workman. of the 1 979 Homecoming festivities. Lori Grey, Kathy Rhodes, Peggy Wormcastle and Tami Snell filled in the spots of senior attendance dances. The student body got a chance to clean out closets Tuesday. The day was " Dress-down Day " and except for the Seniors who apparently confused Dress-up and Dress- down day, the dress was casual, and the order of the day was to become more and more " Casual " as the day wore on, resulting in a number of students being sent home to dress decently, only to return and within minutes learn again the truth about losing the shirt off one ' s back. 24 Homecoming Sometimes it ' s hard to see something you ' ve worl ed for and looked forward to come out wrong. But maybe the end result doesn ' t always tell the whole story. Going into the game two-touchdown favorites, the bulldogs and fans were ready and eager to top off Homecoming with a victory over Homestead. But things don ' t always come out the way they are planned. After three scoreless quarters, the Spartans broke the Bulldog defense to score, then added an extra point to lead the game 7-0 in the final few minutes. The horrible, sinking feeling in our hearts didn ' t last long though, as our guys sent forth a tremendous drive that ended with a touchdown. Pandemonium broke loose in our stands, while on the visitor ' s side there was only a shocked silence. But in the end a missed extra-point pushed the game in favor of the Spartans, 7-6. Our fans sat numbly for a few seconds afterwards, trying to digest the essence of the loss, listen to shattered hopes and fight the inevitable depression. Homestead ' s crowd left triumphant, and we were left to console each other as best we could. Some attended the disco dance in the auditeria in hopes that music and friends would help them forget, while others hit Pizza Hut or sought solitude to deal with the loss. Junior varsity cheerleaders Linda Mauller (10), Julie Wet- ter (1 0), Nancy Whiteman (11), and varsity cheerleader Jane Brand, Homecoming 25 Shadow Dances The mood was set for each of the danc- ers. Everyone decided ahead of time what they would be and whether or not they would enjoy it. Other factors played an important part on the outcome of the dances. The gloom of Homecoming hung an impenetia- ble shadow not only over the football field, but also over the dance. Each person felt the bur- den of this shadow upon themselves. The Sweetheart dance gave everyone that chance to spend a romantic evening with their special someone. Once again the dance floor remained empty for the majority of the dance. Only when the music slowed and the lights dimmed, did the couple leave their seats on the sidelines for a dance on the floor. The highlight of the dance year was the Jun- ior-Senior Prom. The large attendance was due mainly to a good P.R. job by the junior class. But there was much, much more to the dances than the music and couples dancing. They were a time for friends to be together and make the memories for the year to come as we " Reach for the Best. " During the crowning of prom king and queen, Darrell Caudell and Michelle Carr relax awhile, surrounded by friends. Moments of affection took place at the annual Sweetheart dance. Jan Brand and Tom Haus took the title of " King and Queen of Hearts. " Wtiiie they " boogie to the beat " at the Sweetheart dance Tom VanKirk exchanges a smile with his date, Jeanie Lau- rent. 26 Dances Dances — 27 In the spring musical Marc Todd enjoys a seat on Dave Basset ' s lap. A tradition isonward The Performing Arts production of " Where ' s Charley? " was truly another fine performance of the students from the music department. Last year ' s perform- ance of " Once Upon a Mattress, " started a new tradition of fine musical programs, and this year ' s production under the direction of Dennis Eller and Charles Henke was no excep- tion. No one will ever know the many many hours that are spent both by the students and the directors, who work to make everything just right. A musical takes a lot more time and energy. Besides acting out the scenes songs need to be practiced, and the dances need choreographing. Once the musical starts, every student must devote all his time to learn- ing his lines, and songs. There is also a lot of work outside the acting. Programs, tickets, publicity, costumes and sets are all part of getting the show together. A good two months are usually spent putting the show together. This year the cast ' s main roles were given to seniors. Charley Wyken was played by (Viarc Todd, whose tremendous comedy acting abil- ity highlighted the show. His roommate, Jack Chesney, was required to be an excellent doner and singer. This part went to Doug King. Jane Brand and Lori Drayer portrayed the two young college girls who fell in love with Jack and Charley. Mr. Spettigive, their overbearing guardian, was played by Dave Bassett. And Scott Rathgaber was Sir Francis Chesney, the man who fell for Donna Lucia. Junior Nancy Sickafoose was casted as the real Donna Lucia. A quarrel breaks bi in the musical " Wher.sif 28 — Musical A decision has to be made between Marc Todd and Greg Jones during the musical " Where ' s Charlie? ' ' Senior Scott Rathgaber escorts junior Nancy Sickatfose in the Spring Musical, Musical — 29 ::::a Couples like Ellen Hawkins (11) and Keith Kruckenburg (11) participated in ttie Junior Olympics on Sadie Hawkins nigtit Hilarity and its memories Seniors Sponsor Hoedown With homespun attire, the stu- dents joined in the " Hillbilly Hilarity " of the senior ' s efforts to create a hoedown. Sadie Hawkins enjoyed the best attendance of all dances. About 194 couples milled among the fund raising booths of the school ' s clubs during the fair. Norm Stephen ' s " Movie of the Year " highlighted the fair, while spit- ting seeds and " snorting " doughnuts made it even more memorable. The memories didn ' t end there. After the last balloon popped and the last prize was received, " Tear Drops " reju- vinated the evening with music. In addition to playing popular tunes, the group performed square dances for tradition ' s sake and slow dances for quieter moments. Before the dance ' s end the King and Queen were revealed. Dave Bassett and Cathy Hall, seniors, were crowned. Shortly after Marty Gaskill and Janet Kanable were awarded Mr. and Miss Sexy Legs. Although the girls escorted their guy to the dance, tiney were expected to prove that they could keep him as well as marry him. Once caught Marryin ' Sam arrived to wed the " happy " cou- ple " fonall of turnip season. " Hungry participants were able to quench their desires at the Latin Club booth Donuts were chowed down by Larry Neher (12) and Greg Davis (12) while their escorts and LuAnn Beaman look on. Adept dart throwers and nimble lollipop suckers were given a chance to show their talents at the abundant activi- ties of Sadie Hawkins Gary Gritfis (1 2) tries his hand while Jodi Maines ( 1 2) attentively watches over. 30- • Sadie Hawkins Not completed in the briefest number of seconds but surely one of the best times, the " Junior Olympics " will long be remembered by Carol Koeneman ( 2) and Bryan Braun(IO). Sadie Hawkins — 31 Remarkable Happening Magic Fingers and Storm Hit t was " Happening 80 " with the barrage of dancing girls, vocalist, skits, and musicians. Bright yellow fringe covered Karen Ashman to the tune of " Ease on Down the Road, " while Tereasa Newkirk played " Doro- thy " from the " Wiz. " Remembering Ted Wilson and Julie Hyde ' s " Calm Before the Storm " as one of the high- lights of the show, won ' t be an effort for the crowd. " It was remarkable. They spent hours rehearsing the duet, " noted Chuck Henke, Director. Wilson began writing the music ten days before the show. The censored words of the " Jug City, " band brought the crowd to its feet for the hit " Magic Fingers. " The fun evening came to an end with the seniors roast of Principal Jake Delagrange. The staged food fight stopped the show. Outstanding science student Scott Rathgaber also has a talent for singing displayed with the Beatles song " Fool on the Hill. " " Magic Fingers " was not only sung, but also compose by Todd Ortner (11). Ingenious instruments added to t|- pleasures of the audience with Todd Ortner (11) guite Mark Gerke (11) banjo; Scott Workman (11); jug; Cl Ladig (1 1 ) washboard; Lee Daly (11) spoons; Greg Wissl ' (1 2) Jew ' s harp; and John Brand (1 2) drums. 32 ' ■ Happening V Faculty roast was the topic, for Happening ' s annual senior skit. Seniors portrayed their favorite teache rs, in a last chance extra-curricuiar activity. Frank Clark ( Virginia Korn (Jan Gibson), Lawerence Huff (Dave Bas- sett), Charles Henke, Jim Fitzgerald Howard Lininger (Doug Lininger), Roger l cNett (Bob Exerson), ' Norman Stephen (B ypjgrspiel), Mike Blombach (Tom Leazotte). i Beautifully harmonizing voices are the trade marks of Nancy Sickafoose (11) and Kathy Hall (12). The duet drew raves from spectators with " Enough is Enough. " Cheerleaders old and new, including Theresa Newkirk (1 1), Karen Ashman (11), and Nancy Sickafoose (11) discoes to the enthusiasm of the audi- ence In " Don ' t Stop till You Get Enough " , one of Happening ' s numerous dance routines. Happing ' 80 — 33 Prom queen for 1980-1981. Nancy Sickatoose displays her tiara. Court attendants Terri Mauller and Greg Largen exchange an affectionate look as they dance to a slow dance. 34-, v ystic moments ay 3, at the lU-PU Ballroom was the date for the prom. The number of people showed the support it received artially because an excellent p.r. job, pounding on the romance, coronation, and 7Stal glasses. The band was Alternating Current, an idianapolis-based group. According to some udents, they left a lot be be desired. " The band was bad, " commented senior jlie Losher. " The only thing they did good ere slow dances. " Beginning at 9:00 p.m., the dance lasted ntil midnight. Most couples " sat out " as much s they danced causing a slight problem with a .nortage of chairs. Coronation, the high point of the evening, seemed more of a solemn proceeding than usual, but in the end, Nancy Sickafoose and Tom Haus led off the theme song as queen and king. Seniors Jim Fitzgerald and Tina Henry gave up the thrones after their year ' s reign. Attendants were Sherry Reed, Teresa Newkirk, and Julie Hill. Junior boys were Paul Baxter, Bill Reimschisel, and John Harding. Senior attendants were Jane Brand and Pat Menzie and Terri Mauller and Gregg Largen. All in all, a few couples felt the prom was less than their expectations. Commented senior Dave Berghoff, " It was like going to see the movie " Grease. " The advertising made it sound really great, but when you went to see it. it was nothing. " Ready fo give up his crown, Jim Fitzgerald looks at the other attendants. Smiles are displayed by Nancy Sic- kafoose as Tina Henry hands a bou- quet to the new queen. 1-35 Everyone expects and awaits graduation . . and that isn ' t all, as Seniors Jackie Caroll and Mark Carr attend retiearsal tor the big night. Some were " slightly nervous, " and others were " calm, cool, col- lected and all smiles " as you see on the faces of Coreena Johnson and Phil Jennings during rehearsal for graduation Chris and Tina Adams laugh it up at graduation rehearsal Long awaited line Along line slowly entered the gymnasium, only to return again to the filled hallway to start all over. The hardest part of graduation, for most, was getting in alphabetical order. Over 25 min- utes were put in just finding the right place in line. Some seniors found themselves next to people they had been friends with for years, and others next to people tjney bearly knew. Yet they all felt they had one thing in com- mon, and they did. Each felt a certain amount of pride and confidence in themselves. After entering and finding correct seats speeches were practiced, and minds turned to other things. The next night was the night they had waited for, for thirteen years. Yet, there was a certain confused feeling for many. While they were happy to graduate, there was an emptiness that had been filled with the fun and good times had at school. When the speeches were finished, they practiced exiting. As soon as the graduating class left for a night of fun at graduation par- ties. 36- ■ Graduation rehearsal While Freshman, sophomore, and Junior students are in class Seniors spend their time practic- ing the commencement cere- mony. During ceremony practice the students have to learn everything in a short period of time Here ' s Denise Oechsle jumps from her chair to walk up to the podium to accept her diploma Graduation rehearsal — 37 This will be a very memorable moment for all the people in the gym Especially the people dressed in the purple gowns. Grand exodus for 1980 The sun was just beginning to set on the horizon when gowns of purple and gold began to enter the school. For nnany, this would be the last time to walk down the school halls. Soon the halls were a wall of purple, unpen- etrable by outsiders. Excitement shown on the faces, turning to proclaim their joy to fellow classmates. When the processional began, the onlookers stood and showed their admiration for the graduates. Mothers shed tears for their sons and daughters, for some it was their first child to graduate, and for others, their youngest child i soon would be leaving home, to build a world i for himself. | When the speeches had been made and allj the names were read, the gymnasium tDegan tol empty. In the commons friends hugged, ' kissed, and cried together. The pain was the losing a part of oneself. i In the days to follow there was a certain! emptiness to the halls. People looked forij someone who had left and would never be ' found. A part of New Haven High School left, never to return to the rooms or corridors with, the class of 1980. ' 38- These seniors are only a few that will be taking ttie well known route to ttie podium Graduation — 39 % BoaaDaflmg (?©[? Clubs There was a club for almost every interest a student had. Each per- son reached and grasped what he could. Clubs met and dismissed, sold and reaped the profits. But all through the year something began to build. Clubs became better, more members were brought in, money made, yet something else was built. Clubs were a time for friends and being together. uSnnnnjinmimj Simon says the French way add some laughs to the French club initiation. French club member Lisa Mowery and Evelyn Timmons show their stuff after being called on stage Clubs divider — 41 Spelless not speechless Ladies go down and men go up while singing at the spring musical. It ' s not a new story, actually, it is rather old, but it ' s a good one. It ' s the story ot the Speech Team. As with most stories, it starts out unhappily. The Speech Team started out with few members and hardly ever win- ning a tournament in many years. Then along came the " prince, " Coach Dennis Eller, who kissed the spell away. Unfortunately for both Coach Eller and the Speech Team it took more than just a kiss to bring the team back to life. It took hours of practice and research on both parts to revive the club. Through all the hours of practice and getting up before the sun, something was gained. Something no " wicked witch " could ever take away, friendship. Every- one met someone special and made all o1 the time spent worthwhile. A new family was made for everyone. The Speech Team now rid of the spells is returning to the place of high ranking i; once held. Already they have placed high in several tournaments and three mem bers advanced to state. 42 Performing arts A confession of love for eacfi otfier bring a smile, to Doug King Tfieresa Snyder faces. Performing arts — 43 44 Performing arts stage of tradition W ith the closing of each school year comes a feeling of loss and won- der of things to come in the next year. Each year, at graduation there is a wonder if the underclassman will be able to carry on the tradition of the graduating members of Drama Club. The underclassmen get a chance to prove themselves in the one-acts held each Spring after the Musical. During the brief few weeks of practice there is even more wonder than ever before. Lines have not been learned or they are forgotten, like the wonder will soon be. It all builds to the opening night climax. Standing underneath the bright lights, with sweat beads building upon the fore- head, lines are said, mistakes are made. Too often, it seems to the young actors that the audience is not responding. They were. While the curtain closes and the cast members hear the applause, there are tears of joy, and love for the other mem- bers. When it ' s all over, while the custodian sweeps the floor, there is peace once more in the halls of school and in the minds of the fans of New Haven ' s Drama Productions. Proof ol being American proved to be a challenge for Marc Todd and Jane Brand. A stumbled line makes Marc Todd stop to think during practice Pertorming arts — 45 Taking to the rood As everyone knows, the brightest spot in any class was the trips. Known as " field trips, " although no one actually went to a field, they were enjoyed by students in almost all depart- ments. A new development, both to the Eng- lish department and to field trips as a whole, was begun by the Senior English classes and Larry Huff. The students organized a dinner and night out at the Civic Theater ' s production of Shake- speare ' s " As You Like It. " " I think seeing the play was a tremen- dous addition to ordinary classes — besides giving a greater appreciation of Shakespeare, " commented senior Janet Kanable. Chicago was a favorite place for trips. visited by the Drama Club, publications, physics and French classes. " Chicago is a cultural center, " stated Jon Haverstick, junior. " You don ' t have to run al l over the country — everything ' s there. " The most unusual trip of the year was that of the band to Disney World over Spring Break. It was a new idea, one which the band had been working towards all year. There were times it was a question of money, times it was a ques- tion of discipline, times it was almost called off completely. Smiling, junior Stacey Reagan said, " It was fun, except for the last day there. Everyone came down with sun poison- ing. " The castle at Walt Disney World was a view taken in by most campus life members While in Florida most people like these girls enjoy the hot humidity by cooling ott in the water 46- - Trips For the students who went to J-Day going down on the bus was the next best thin g to being there • 4 The magic garden outside the castle was a view not to be forgotten. Trips — 47 The f urxj raisers The annual Band candy sale led off the year in a long stream of fun- draising activities. Band members left the Bandroom with a long procession of boxes and bars of candy. The competition began. Students rushed to teachers to hit them for a buck- fifty for a box only to find out they had already bought. Candy bars exchanged hands. Pieces were snook out of pockets and purses and entered mouths. Never were so many candy bars confiscated. Band, however, was not the only group getting into the action. Gymnastics team took over with their sell of M M ' s were seen flying down the halls. Every group had their chance at the Sadie Hawkins Dance. Booths were set up and each club brought in money. One of the most popular items sold were gar- ters made by French Club. One item from Sadie Hawkins for a Pulling the Junior class lo a victory are Paul Bax- ter and Greg Redmond. Describing a Big Mac is easy in English, but try it In French. 48- ■ Fundraising banquets KouvfRrDESRflinsKifSflmE 616 PHRC Fundraising banquets — 49 German Club ' s favorite activity is eating here Scott Rathgaber, Ann Guenther, Matt Monosmith and Dan Gehring finish up a German meal- French Club was one of Gary Parkers favorite activities, others were photography. 50 Fundraising banquets Fund raisers command performance, Huggy Bear suckers, sold by Latin Club. A lot of tfiings were sold and eachi club made enough to help them make it through another year. Eating has always been a popular event in the foreign language clubs and this year was no different. The German and French clubs were once again able to have their spring ban- quets and a banquet with all the clubs was held in the auditeha. Foods repre- senting the cultures of the countries were brought in by each club. It was " full house " for the International Potluck Dinner where all of the foreign language clubs met to ' munch-down. ' A steady arm and concentration is all it takes for Joe Doty to make a bulls-eye to win a prize for his gal at Sadie Hawkins. Fundraising banquets - ■ 51 Shaving a water balloon takes concentration, shaving cream, and a very careful stroke, as Steve Shatter tries his luck. Smelling your hand was |ust one of the acts per- formed at Campus Lite meetings 52 Meetings tS l«f....„.. Gist of the h,s, club M: j eetings were as much a part of New Haven High School as the events which came about. Behind every Huggie Bear sold, behind every student activity, some organization was behind it and meetings were the gist of those organizations. Meetings took place at the oddest hours of the day, any day of the week. Student Council met on a regular basis at 7:30 in the morning, weekly. Speech team held competitive meets nearly each Saturday during the winter months of the year. And the foreign language clubs, well they met what seemed like all the time — morning, noon, and night on called occasions. During these meetings, activities ranged from ho-drum business discus- sions to water balloon and shaving cream initiations to mini-Mardi Gras parties, to Halloween dress-ups. Officers were nominated and elected early in the year but for other clubs, the leaders were chosen in the spring. Some- times the title came with merely the name and other times a meeting leader headed an event. Meetings, overall, helped make the events of New Haven High School suc- cessful. When Halloween comes ifs time for carving, Kim Blindfolds and bananas played an important part Hull carves the best looking pumpkin around. of Spanisti club initiation Meetings — 53 54 Foreign Language Clubs Variety show iown I f there ' s one word that describes this year ' s foreign language clubs, maybe it ' s variety. From homecoming floats to pushing an onion along the floor with your nose, the clubs had a wide range of activities. One of the events the clubs participate in each year is the homecoming float competition. The Spanish club won this year. To finance this and other activities, clubs had money-making projects such as JCL ' s candy sale. Eating is always a popular event and this year there was pot-luck with foreign language students. Each club brought food that represented the culture of the country they ' re studying. Initiation of new members was a popu- lar event. French initiates said a big mac poem in French with crackers in their mouth and Latin students raced along a stage on their hands and knees pushing an onion. Students also had chances to learn about the culture of the countries such as the German trip to Frankenmuth. During the year ' s activities, members had a chance to get to know each other better, which is one of the best reasons to have a club in the first place. Blindfolded students try their aim during trie Latf Club initiation nigtit. Foreign language clubs — 55 ■ SIW U RavarM pu«h-upa ara axaculad by the tling team because they stregltien back and stretch abdominal muscles. .©QGDoflmm (?0[P []Q© BQ Sports Still going strong . . . that ' s ttie com- ment on attnletics this year. New Haven ' s teams combined for three conference titles. The girls ' volleyball team, the boys ' basketball team, and the boys ' track team all took superior among their conference foes. Last year ' s resurgence carried over. The Homecoming game was sold out, the basketba ll teams showed the " city " schools that they could play ball, and the track team dominated all but a few of their opponents. After the excellent hit made by Chris Gentile, Mr. Hum! urges Frank Dales and Cliris in for two more runs. At halftime, Kirk Salerno, Ted Wood and Shawn Martin sit and listen to the advice of their coach. Sports divider — 57 Coming Up A Little Short — very team has its ups and — downs. The Varsity football — team was no exception. In the ten game season, they suffered four defeats by a combined total of ten points. One of the most painful losses of the season was a two point set back to Belmont. " The bus ride home from Belmont, " Junior Greg DeCamp stated, " seemed unbelievably long. Nobody said a word all the way home. " " It was a hard game to lose, we got a lot of bad breaks, " stated Junior Tackle Jeff King. " That ' s when Brian (Stier) got hurt and Bob (Cheviron) came in and had a lot of pressure on him. " One of the most heart breaking of the season was a homecoming defeat to Homestead. The Bulldogs came up one point short when the gun sounded. Close to a victory in the Bellmont game on his pas- ses, Brian Stier ' s right ankle was broken with less than thirty seconds to go in the game. CJ VARSITY FOOTBALL Encounters Angola 12 NEW HAVEN 6 NEW HAVEN 7 Garrett NEW HAVEN 27 Bluftton NEW HAVEN 20 Dekalb lb NEW HAVEN 33 Woodlan U Homestead 7 NEW HAVEN 6 Bellmont ' 14 NEW HAVEN 12 NEW HAVEN 13 South Adams Columbia City 7 NEW HAVEN 6 NEW HAVEN 7 East Noble 2 Wins 6 Losses 4 After the loss to Homestead I was in a state of puzzlement, " Junior Quarterback Brian Stier announced. " It took me a while to realize what really happened. " " I felt like I was going to die, " Jr. Micheal Jackson said, " homecoming just madeit hurt worse. " Voted best oflensive player by his teammates, Brian Stier dashed for a touchdown with a min- ute left in the Bellmont game. DATA Captains; Bob Cheviron and Tom Leazotte Best Offensive Player: Brian Stier Best Defensive Player: Tom Leazotte Most Valuable Player: Bob Cheviron Best Mental Attitude and Special Award: Gene Eckelbarger First Team All Conference: Bob Cheviron — D. Safety and Place kicker. Rick Norton — D. Linebacker Garrett ' s Railroaders were able to slow the Bull- dogs down with three men on one but couldn ' t hinder New Haven ' s progression. The final score was 7-0. 58 Sports ■irst Row; Mike Mader, Ed Steger, Mike Gentile. Jef( Hel- nger, Joe Saalfrank, Kevin Harper, Chris Graham, Chris jiaak, Tim Swaidner, Dave Dales, Dennis Reimschisel Second Row: Tom Leazotte, Gordy Glaze, Paul Baxter, Bill teimschisel. Steve Torrez, Steve Nichter, Pat McCracken. ;un Davis, Gene Eckelbarger, Dan Moore, Pat Snyder, Mike Allgeier, Greg Redmon, Rich Rauch, Dave Adkison, Dan Kelty, Mark McKinley, Brian Stier, Bob Cheviron, Mark Gladieux, Mack Campbell. Fourth Row Asst coach Hank Nietert, Greg DeCamp, Dave Keilkamp, John Stone, George Dicks, Mike Cheviron, Rob Clark. Ron Norton. Gary Hanni, Eric Brandt. Butch Jones. Last Row Head coach Gary Lake. Asst. Coach Pat Monaghan, Don Lewis, Nate Swenson, Jeff King, Micky Harshbarger, Brent Swygan, Mike Jackson, Bill Craig, Steve Skalecki, Greg Smith, Jefl Lothamer, Asst coach Jim Kirkton, Manager Loren Geberl, manager jett Moore Spons — 59 Ready and waiting The purpose of a Junior Varsity team is to get yourself ready to play Varsity football the following year. Consisting of twenty-nine players, the JV team compiled a record of four wins and four losses, gaining valuable experience for varsity competition the fol- lowing year. Their first half of the season started out right for the Bulldogs, winning four of their first five games. Then they lost their last three games to Garrett, Homestead, and Columbia City. The freshman squad also had a record of four wins and four losses winning one of their four games beating Leo and los- ing to Homestead, Bishop Dwenger and Angola. Their other half of the season started out on a better note winning their next three and losing to Bellmont their last game. Coaches Hank Neitert and Pat Mono- ghan would like to have had a winning season but enjoyed coaching their team the fundamentals of football, preparing them for future football playing. Many JV and Freshman players are preparing themselves for a chance at someday making the varsity team, a dream every freshman and JV team member has. Most valuable player on the freshman squad Greg Jackson (40) and John Brandt (72) congratulate each other on a successful tackle, while Dave Shaw (53) recovers. 60 JV freshman football lew Haven Freshman football players pursue a Jishop Luers running back. FOOTBALL Junior Varsity Encounters NEW HAVEN 3 NEW HAVEN 10 Snider 22 NEW HAVEN 14 NEW HAVEN 16 Garrett 14 Homestead 22 Columbia City 8 Dekalb Bishop Luers 7 NEW HAVEN 14 Wins 4 Bellmont Concordia NEW HAVEN NEW HAVEN NEW HAVEN Losses 4 DATA JL !? P 1 Captains: Robbie Clark, Kurt Davis Best Offensive Line: George Dicks Best Offensive Back: Dan Moore Best Defensive Line: Chris Staak Best Defensive Back: Kurt Davis Most Valuable Player: Robbie Clark Best Mental Attitude: George Dicks Freshman Encounters Homestead 12 NEW HAVEN n " NEW HAVEN 14 Leo R k. Bishop 26 NEW HAVEN R ' - ' M Dwenger ' V| Angola 28 NEW HAVEN 20 == . 1 NEW HAVEN 24 Woodlan i H NEW HAVEN 20 Concordia n i H NEW HAVEN 22 Harding 6 M Bellmont 20 NEW HAVEN 8 M Wins 4 Losses 4 DATA Best Offensive Line: Tim Malott Best Offensive Back: Greg Jackson Best Defensive Line: Tim Malott Best Defensive Back: Todd Clark Most Valuable Player: Greg Jackson Best Mental Attitude: Dennis Mitchel J.V. Football: First Row: Kevin Harper. Jim Hast- ings, Steve Nichter, Joe Saalfrank, Dennis Reim- schisel, Todd Chin, Mark Campbell, Ken Krebs. Second Row: Pat Snyder, Chris Staak, Jeff Hel- linger, Mike Gentile, Chris Graham, Mike Mader, Jeff Moore. Third Row: Coach Hank Nietert. Rob Clark, Butch Jones, Kurt Davis, Mike Algier, Dan Moore, Pat McKracken, Dave Dales, Loren Gebert. Last Row: Brent Swygart, Jeff Lothamer, Greg Smith, George Dicks, Eric Brandt, Dave Heitkamp, John Stone, Coach Pat Monoghan. Freshman Football: First Row: Don Long, Dan Walsh, Kurt Palmer, Jeff Fitzgerald, Dan Garska, Kirk Salerno, Tim Rager, Coach Pat Monaghan. Second Row: Dave Shaw, Craig St. Meyers, Mark Stier, Todd Clark, Tim Hoffer, Shawn Martin, Tim Malott, Ted Wood. Last Row: Coach Hank Neilert, Mark Miquelon, Chris Waltenath, Dennis Mitchell, Matt Taylor, Greg Jackson, Dave Wonkhaus, Dennis Eberly. JV freshman football — 61 J«». 1 y idk Heavy traffic ajnhel Pifing of this crosscountry meet didn ' t keep " Jim FijA ld (12) from moving out and leading the pacl . • Crosscountry Encounters NEW HAVEN 23 Heritage 34 NEW HAVEN 25 Bishop Luers 32 NEW HAVEN 22 Bellmont 38 NEW HAVEN 21 Carrol 33 NEW HAVEN 24 North Side 31 NEW HAVEN 15 Garrett 50 NEW HAVEN 20 Bellmont 37 Snider 24 NEW HAVEN 33 5th of 1 9 West Noble Invitational Homestead 26 NEW HAVEN 33 NEW HAVEN 15 Woodlan 50 6th of 8 South Side Invitational Class A | Dekalb 22 NEW HAVEN 34 Wayne 23 NEW HAVEN 32 NEW HAVEN 22 Bellmont 34 6th of 1 6 Manchester Invitational Class A | NEW HAVEN 15 Elmhurst 50 4th NEIAC NEW HAVEN 23 Columbia City 34 5th of 1 2 Sectional 7th of 10 Regional Wins 11 Losses 3 DATA ivlosf Valuable Player: John Harding Best fVlental Attitude John Harding l lost Improved Runner: Bill Federspie 5■..■4 4B■V . ,« Numbers are received by runners as they arrive at the finish line These numbers are then totalled for team score Greg Zeurcher (11) and Brent Cain (12) wait as Coach Mulligan marks places. Holder ot the school record on the Havenhurst course with a time of 12:24 John Harding (11) warms up before a meet. . ■,»;sr.vir 1 62 Crosscountry They have to like it V r.S Why go out and run for 1 5 minutes? Then you ' re in pain for the next half hour and feel sick for the next two days. Whether running for exercise or participating on a team, most runners do it because they like it, not because they have to. Here it might have meant a little more. The Bulldogs compiled the best season record in the past 1 years. Harriers were running outside of regu- lar practice. But this can ' t explain the total answer to their success. " We couldn ' t let that Heritage team beat us for the fourth time in a row, " said Senior Brent Cain. And if not revenge — pride. Distance running requires pacing A cross coun- try course is 2 ' 2 miles up hill and through mud. Drained from the pace, Randy Ray (1 2) drags on. " Hey, some of us are seniors and this is our last chance to prove ourselves, " added Jim Fitzgerald. A typical practice for the bulldogs included an opening set of exercises that took an hour to complete. " In practice, when we started laughing we just couldn ' t stop. I guess that was how we kept the team spirit up, " commented John Harding. The remainder of the prac- tice varied from running 40 minutes of sprints to eight miles of easy running and an occasional race around the city streets. The path of a harrier can be found on the hills of Central Luthern School. Each runner ran at least 30 hills three nights of the week and in some cases — double. f % The 1979 Cross Country Team. First Row: Brian Zuercher, Chris Thompson, Tim Laurent, Ron Fre- dncks, Jody Meredith. Grant Daly Second Row: Randy Ray, Mike Christianer, Greg Zuercher, John Fllosa, Bill Schnelker, Paul Malin, Steve Eiden, Mike Hunter, Coach Dave Mulligan, John Harding, Greg Louis Last Row: Warren Faeth, Bill Federspiel. Brent Cain, Jim Fitzgerald. Ken Isenbarger, Brad Harding. Finish hne in sight, Grant Daly (9) follows the pack. Cross country — 63 Serving their opponent the ball, Sam King and Doug Jones look on Intently waiting for the return. With sheer intention on his face sophomore Chris Dematriades pursues his opponent ' s sen e. Concentration evident on his face, Brian Daly pre- pares himself to return a serve. Tennis Encounters Bishop Luers 3 NEW HAVEN 2 NEW HAVEN 4 Columbia City 1 NEW HAVEN 4 Dekalb 1 South Side 4 NEW HAVEN 1 NEW HAVEN 3 East Noble 2 NEW HAVEN 4 South Adams 1 NEW HAVEN 4 Elmhurst 1 Angola 3 NEW HAVEN 2 Harding 4 NEW HAVEN 1 NEW HAVEN 3 Bishop Dwenger 2 Bluffton 4 NEW HAVEN 1 NEW HAVEN 3 Bellmont 2 Snider 3 NEW HAVEN Homestead 5 NEW HAVEN Sectionals SouthSlde 4 NEW HAVEN 1 Wins 7 Losses 8 1 DATA Best Record; Scott Rathgaber — 11-4 Ivlost Improved Player: Sam King Best Mental Attitude: IVIatt ( onesmlth V An enthused Don Chevlron returns the ball as ten- nis partner Brian Daly watches on from the right front court. 64 Revenge means success t ( I like to listen to music before a match, " said senior captain Scott Rathgaber. " Usually just mellow rock. " " I watch my opponent warm up, " jun- ior Matt Monesmith stated. " I guess it helps as much as anything else. " Junior varsity players have another problem to deal with; they have to warm- up with the varsity then wait until the var- sity is done. " Waiting is kind of distracting, but it ' s just part of the game, " sophomore l like Dizesaid. " Before each match we have a team meeting of sorts on the courts, " boys ten- nis coach Sam Ivlclnturff stated. " I try to keep it low keyed and take the pressure off rather than put it on. " " I do put the pressure on once a year, " he continued, " and that ' s for sectionals. " Tennis Team: Front: Mike Dize, Chris Demetriades, Jeff Kline, Rich Gongaware, Tim Murphy, Back: Sam Mclnturff, Brian Daly, Matt Monosmith, John Zurbach. Don Chevi- ron, Scott Rathgaber, Marty Lyp, Sam King, Doug Jones i% %r Alter winning the first match, Scott Rathgaber hands his opponent the ball before switching sides. With much speed and endurance John Zurbach tries out his new dance on the tennis court. Tennis — 65 Coming Up A Little Short California doesn ' t have the only out- standing volleyball teams The Mid- western teams are on the rise with equal time for men and women teams- Ball State — a volleyball conscious college offers a summer volleyball camp to help young athletes become more advanced in their sport Five girls, the starting lineup, attended the camp They were seniors Melea Schaffer Theresa Mierau, and Nancy Hathaway, in addition to sophomores Michelle Steger and Denise Pickett Nancy Hathaway said, camp Varsity FRONT ROW Nancy Hathaway, Denise Picl ett, Tracy Kintz, Julie VanTilburg. tvlelia Schaf- fer, Lori Grey, Ttieresa Mierau, Trina Gentile, Mic- helle Steger Junior Varsity BACK ROW Coach Kay Yoder Chris Yagadinski, Dawn Christianer, Karen Newkirk Ram Fox, Mary Kay Moyer. Rena Vandervelde, Sue Quandt, Beth Brockman, Mary Kay Moyer, Cathy Dematriades, Tina Strader, Wendy Rauer Members of the junior varsity team keep score of the match as coach Kay Voder refreshes herself with a cool drink of water The net should be cleared to correctly block a spike New Haven ' s spiking was 71 percent against the Cadets Going high for the block are Michelle Steger (10) and Theresa Mierau (12) helped a great deal giving them all knowledge of a new 6-2 offense that proved to be suc- cessful The team was victorious with a con- ference record of 9-0 California teams tram year round But on the High school level that is currently impossi- ble In mid-July. Mrs, Yoder — the only coach for both varsity and reserve teams in a girls sport, began a program of weight training and running. The fundamentals were begun in early August, practices begin at least once and sometimes twice daily during the week Once school started the practice schedule was well established. Warm-up was greatl i: emphasized with at least 30 to 45 minutes ' spent on that alone Then the teams workeci individually on spiking, setting, bumping anci diving. Defense and game situations were! gone over, with scrimmage between varsity and J. V. teams. | The secret to winning was summed up b l Denise Pickett. " Our whole volleyball fean-l was like one big family The key to having c successful season was everybody helpind each other and keeping each other ' s spirit up I The coach helped us all the way " | 66 — Girls ' Volleyball By extending her arms. Michelle Sieger (10) sets up the ball lor a spike Steger attended a volleyball camp at Ball Stale University Junior Varsity E ncounters NEW HAVEN 30 Snider 22 NEW HAVEN 30 Concordia t5 NEW HAVEN 30 Harding 10 Homestead 31 NEW HAVEN 26 Leo 39 NEW HAVEN 28 NEW HAVEN 28 Northrop 21 NEW HAVEN 30 South Side 13 NEW HAVEN 37 Huntington 28 North Side 39 NEW HAVEN 2b 1 Extra effort is expended by Nancy Hathaway (12) trying to retrive a lost ball: Concordia cadets are ahead by 7 Girls ' Volleyball — 67 not only for the beach Although boys volleyball in the United States has been dominant on the west coast since its origination, the midwest is now becoming afflicted with the growing popularity of the sport. " It will take a few years t)efore the sport gains the attention it deserves, " said Dennis Johnson, head volleyball coach. Volleyball is in its second year at New Haven and quickly showing signs of improvement. Although the varsity team failed to win a handful of victories, the talent and potential was evident as the bulldogs surpassed many power houses throughout the season. According to Johnson, there were mixed feelings among the varsity and junior varsity players. " I thought the team was good, but they could have did better than we did, " said Marty Gaskill. " The team experienced inconsistency problems that developed from ' up and down ' situations, " added John Brand. Many of the younger players offered different reasons for the outcome of the season. " We did our best except it wasn ' t good enough, " said Mike Whitney. " I thought it was hard to go against competition that was better than you, " noted Brad Graham. Senior Chris Gentile have a different synopsis on the outcome. " I thought we had a better quality team, however, we lacked the experience. " The junior varsity team struggled to finish the season In good standing by climaxing the .500 mark as four players were participating on the varsity team during the year. So, beware, all of you spikers from the west coast. Volleyball in the midwest has been sleeping, and now it ' s ready to awaken; thus your dominance will be ended. Varsity Volleyball: Front Row: Marty Gaskill, Chris Gentile, Second Row: Chns Cole, Scott Smith, Todd Markley, Todd Fritcha, Brad Grahm. Back Row: Chns Fancher, Coach Dennis Johnson, Greg Lar- gen, John Brand, Tom Haus, Pat Menzie, Bob Dee- Walshe, Mike Whitney. Sets are one ol the most important passes involved in volleyball. Pat Menzie (12) sets up the ball for a spike with Brad Graham (1 0) backing him up. I — Boys ' Volleyball Boys ' Volleyball — 69 Athlete Injuries Add Up One statistic that often goes unnot- iced is one on injuries. Every team is subject to these nnaladjustments which can range from a nagging toenail to knees that require major surgery. In fact, injuries are so common to the ath- letes that it would be unfair to assume that any team will be successful before their season begins. Coaches say " Barring injuries, we will be tough. " This statement applies to high school athletics very well. If the 6 ' 8 " cen- ter on the basketball team suddenly breaks his finger the team ' s chances of winning greatly decrease. Injuries often halt a young athlete ' s career before it has A sprained ankle was good enough to keep this varsity football player on crutches. A sprained ankle kept this varsity football player out of the game. a chance to begin. Injuries to the body also hurt an athlete mentally. " You really feel separated from the team, " said Dave Crabill, who sat out of football and wrestling with a knee injury. Wrestler Ted Wilson missed repeatedly with a neck injury which required him to wear a towel around his neck. Due to his loss of practice, he lost a lot of confidence, which Is vital in his sport. The sport in which a higher number of athletes miss games and practice time is due to injuries at track. Nate Swenson missed virtually all of the track season because of weak knees. Swenson was fortunate to be able to return and post a new record in the discus throw. Rehabilitation from an injury can often mean taking time off to rest, it can mean taking medication, or wearing a brace or bandage on the afflicted area. When an athlete must worry about recovering from an injury along with concentration on his sport, distractions occur and the athlete loses touch with his sport and his team- mates. With all the problems injuhes present, they become a statistic where a team cannot come out on top. 70 — Injuries A cut between the fingers gave this football player reason to be concerned. Coach of the varsity football team Jim Kirkton wraps senior Mike Jackson ' s sore ankle Injuries — 71 " f ' ■ 2kH ft n Deep in thought Bill Craig will try to score a few extra points for the team. Varsity Basketball: Front: Jofin Brotherton, Matt Lordier, Bob Ctieviron. Todd Markley, Rick Norton, Cfiris Gentile, Randy Guenin, Back: Jotin Hans, Don HumI, Bill Craig, Scott Workman, Pat Menzie, Greg Largen, Tom Haus, Brad Ghram, Ron Norton, Ron Hotter. Bulldogs are amazed at the height of the jump made by a member of the opposing team. Varsity Basketball Encounters DeKalb 65 NEW HAVEN 47 Concordia 70 NEW HAVEN 48 NEW HAVEN 65 Angola 54 Heritage 57 NEW HAVEN 53 NEW HAVEN 74 Bluffton 61 South Side 71 NEW HAVEN 46 Garrett 67 NEW HAVEN 45 North Side 75 NEW HAVEN 51 NEW HAVEN 71 South Adams 41 NEW HAVEN 46 Garrett 43 NEW HAVEN 54 Homestead 50 East Noble 84 NEW HAVEN 73 NEW HAVEN 64 South Adams 45 NEW HAVEN 61 Homestead 56 NEW HAVEN 81 Carroll 58 NEW HAVEN 50 Snider 48 NEW HAVEN 66 Bellmont 60 NEW HAVEN 79 Woodlan 56 NEW HAVEN 58 Leo 40 NEW HAVEN 64 East Noble 58 NEW HAVEN 50 Columbia City 33 Harding 53 NEW HAVEN 43 Concordia 45 NEW HAVEN 43 Won 14 Lost 9 72 Varsity basketball Individual Influence Varsity basketball at New Haven is merely an amateur sport; there is not a player out there that receives any kind ot money for his performance — not yet anyway. Then why does the aver- lage player spend five nights a week for ' two hours after school and two hours on Saturday playing basketball? After all, he could be out making a few " bucks " or at home relaxing by the tube. Many players become interested in basketball then they start high school, but, for some, it starts as a childhood experience. " I ' ve played basketball since I was a kid. Junior high was my first chance to play on an organized team. As I entered high school, the sport became more competitive, so I had to work harder to be an influencing part of the team, " said Chris Genitle. Whatever the case, basketball doesn ' t come easy for anyone. " You have to have the touch for basketball, " noted Pat Menzie. Many hoop-conscious athletes spend hours upon hours during the sum- mer trying to improve their skills. More devoted players will attend server clinics and camps geared specifically to basket- ball techniques. Basketball need not be taken so seri- ously though. Unlike wrestling, baseball, golf and other sports that pull few fans, basketball is the number one interest in many schools, thus drawing huge crowds. " It ' s really great to see 800 fans cheer- ing you on, " said one player. Varsity basketball coach John Hans gets a major I . headache, the cause was losing. Varsity tasketball — 73 Shoot the Hoop Shoot the Hoop, the Lady Bulldogs team motto, led them through a successtui season. Denise Pickett summed up the team ' s abilities per-tectly when she said, " I knew trom the begin- ning we had great potential but I also knew there would be times when we would have our work cut out tor us. " The Northside game, one of the first games played before the boys, was one time the girls had their work cut out for them. They arose to the occasion beauti- fully, with an overtime victory. When asked how it felt to beat the 9th ranked team in the state they all agreed it had to be the most exciting and fulfilling moment of the year. Senior Nancy Hathaway look- ing up at the scoreboard replied, " This is what practice is all about and I hope to see more girls ' games before the guys. " " It ' s a big achievement for girls B-ball. " The team as a whole had set very high goals for themselves from the beginning of the season. Although they did not accomplish everything they set out to do; they worked very hard and set many school records. Coach Lose thought the team ' s four-game winning streak and 500 season, the best record in seven years, showed much for the team ' s potential. The team ' s N.E.I.A.C. and Sectional defeats were a big disappointment to the girls but as sophomore Julie Vantilburg Girls ' Varsity Basketball: Bottom: Kim Brede- myer. D ' Ann Jones, Barb Lane, Melea Sctiaffer, Nancy Hathaway, Bridget Stoller, Pat Sprunger, Kris Thuerer, Top; Debbie Mayes, Mr, Romary, Michelle Steger, Denise Pickett, Karen Moyer, Julie Vantilburg, Kim Danner, Sue Quandt, Mary Kay Moyer, Trina Gentile, Mr. Lose, coach. replied, " We just had a couple of off-nites but wait until next year we ' ll show them. " When asked about the coaches the girls all agreed that there were none bet- ter to be found anywhere. " They taught us how to play together as a team and win, yet still have lots of fun, " stated Jun- ior Trina Gentile. The coaches had a way of knitting the team together and making them want to work to improve them- selves. As reserve-guard Shelly Steger commented, " I think the reason we got the job done so well, was because we were like a big family, everyone helped everyone else. " Senior Melea Shaffer was voted Most Valuable player as well as being leading scorer and the best free-thrower shooter. Melea was elected to the 1st team All- Conference and was the first girl from New Haven to be elected to the 1 st team of Academic All-State. Sophomore Michelle Steger shoots for two as teammates Denise Pickett and Kim Steiner look on. Julie Vantilburg hustles to guard her DeKalb oppo- nent to keep her from scoring. 74- Girl ' s varsity basketball Girls ' Varsity Basketball encounters Leo 66 NEW HAVEN 45 NEW HAVEN 55 DeKalb 20 NEW HAVEN 46 Huntington 42 NEW HAVEN 45 Homestead 43 NEW HAVEN 48 Woodlan 40 Northrop 40 NEW HAVEN 32 NEW HAVEN 49 Blutfton 42 Bellmont 48 NEW HAVEN 41 Wayne 29 NEW HAVEN 27 NEW HAVEN 51 North Side 48 NEW HAVEN 59 Harding 51 South Adams 38 NEW HAVEN 32 Columbia City 50 NEW HAVEN 34 NEW HAVEN 44 Snider 43 Bishop Luers 55 NEW HAVEN 35 Harding (Sec.) 30 NEW HAVEN 24 Wins 8 Losses 8 - Julie Vantiiburg searches for an open teammate to pass to. Skywalker Kim Danner puts in a lay-up for two against a DeKalb opponent. Girl ' s varsity basketball — 75 76 JV basketball Equal Hoosier ' Dog Excitement m Whenever " Junior Varsity Basket- ball " is mentioned the first impres- sion one gets is " not as important or as good as the Varsity team. " Although it is evident that the varsity bas- ketball team will undoubtedly be better than the Junior Varsity, many feel the excitement is equal. " There were many more lost games at New Haven among Junior Varsity teams than the Varsity, " said an interested Bulldog fan. Some fans do not like Varsity games in which each team moves up and down the floor scoring each time without fouls or turnovers — a little boring perhaps. At least some J.V. games appear to consti- tute some " scrapping or sloppy " plays on the floor. Many fans like to see a little contact; along with wild plays and eratic shots. Most Junior Varsity teams are com- posed of Sophomores and Juniors along with some occasional Freshman on the squads. Many of the Junior Varsity play- ers move on to play at the Varsity level after a few years. Therefore, the Varsity players had to start somewhere to get to where they did. Since many players feel they deserve the credit that others get, they must wait and prove themselves so they ' ll be recog- nized; so next time you watch a J.V. bas- ketball game credit the players for what they ' re doing remember, they ' ll be tomor- row ' s top level. ' n P. Z.tP. 0M J.V. Basketball: Bottom: Tim Hotter, Bob DeWalsch, Chris Graham. John Brower, Mike Gen- tile, Robbie Clark, Joe Graham, Mike Whitney. Top: Todd Fritcha, Enc Brandt, Mike Cheviron, Bill Craig, Don Lewis, Brad Graham, Gary Hook, Ted Jettords. Freshman Basketball: Bottom: Bill Blumenhurst, Tom Miquleon, Shawn Martin, Steve Sims, Ed Wright, Mark Losher, Tom Losher, Top: Dennis Eberly, manager: Dennie Mitchell, Steve Pickett, Dave Woenkhaus. Joey Graham, Tom Bird, Bill Baker, Kenny Isenbarger, Ron Fredericks, Todd Clark. Coach, Mr. Huml. JV basketball — 77 78 — Gymnastics -Young Team Turnout Considered ' Good The Varsity Gymnastics team had a 5-8 record but Mrs. Bultemeyer telt as a young team ttiey liad a jood season. Intermediate team standout Laurie cMillen placed second in tloor exer- ises with a 7.6 and placed 3rd in bal- ince beam with a 7.5 qualifying tor egionals in both events. At regionals she lualified tor State Competition on the bal- ince beam. The team was very proud he went to state, as she was only the third girl in New Haven history to advance to State. Other Varsity standouts were Shelley DeCamp, Gail Rhodes, and Kathy White as they all scored very highly in their exercises. The Beginners team record was 3-4 as Diane Bultemeier, Amy Felton, and Karen Knoblauch all did very well in their cate- gories. Mrs. Bultemeyer and all the girls are torward to a winning season next year. Gymnastics: Bottom Tammy Ames, Julie Martin, Stielly DeCamp; Middle: Julie Hoover, Diane Bul- temeyer, Jan Gibson, Lori McMillen, Denise Horlon, Gail Elctiyson, Karen Knoblauch, Dawn Bohde, Lynette Mattes, Mrs Bultemeyer, coacti Top Amy Felten, Jeanie Laurent, Chris Yagodinski, Judy Yagodinski, Tina Moore, Mary Thorp, Pam Parnin, Kathy White, Cathy Kruckenberg, Gail Rhoades. With grace and concentration, sophomore Laurie McMillen continues her routine on the balance beam, Laurie was a key figure on the gymnastics squad. Training, hardwork and determination is required to perform on the unevenbars as Chris Yagodinski goes through the maneuvers in her routine. Gymnastics — 79 We ' ve Got Spirit Though the halls of the old high schools ceased to exist years ago, there is still something about them which still continues to live on. The streetlights sent a cast across the empty path on that warm fall eve. The wind swept leaves around the feet which slowly crossed over it. Shadows laid rest- lessly on the paths, slowly waving to the wind. Over the rustle of the leaves still remaining on the trees voices becoming audible. Each one, locked in place from days passed. Each one echoed continu- ously through the night air. Every voice told its story, a story of the game won, of the pep session which was taking place that day, sometimes in the past. There was a rustling sound in the wind. It was like the sound of leaves moving to and fro in the wind, yet quite different. It was the sound of pompon papers moving against one another. The wind began to change, it became a tune, the sound of the song sung by many for. The voices whispered the words of the song through the rows of shrubs. " Old New Haven, my old New Haven . . . " The voices continued until the last words were sung. " Are they famous yet? " That ' s what everyone is wondering after seeing our masculine football team sing and dance to our school song during a pep session for " spirit " week At a pep session Mr. Norman Stephen plays his favorite revengeful prime time character, The Incredible Hulk 80- • spirit feature Faculty members show iheir support at the sec- tional pep session by portraying cadets. Powder puH cheerleaders dress for the occasion at the powder putt football game last fall. Spirit feature — 81 Best Statistical Season Ever Thirteen men does not a wrestling team make. At least not for the Varsity wrestling team. Wrestling one man short of the full compliment of thirteen, the team compiled a 4-6 dual meet record. Coach Stan Hostetler said, " If we had a full compliment of wrestlers our record would have been 7-3; I felt we only had three matches in which we were bombarded. " Despite the losing dual meet record, the team had one of its best statistical seasons ever. A positive 212 points was the highest point total ever gained by a Bulldog team. The team ' s individual record was 1 59 wins and 1 22 losses with two ties. The season consisted of tournaments along with the dual meets. The first tour- nament the Bulldogs wrestled in was the Woodlan Invitational where, after winning in 1978, they placed third. Seniors Ted Wilson and Tom Leazotte and Sopho- more Paul Creager were champions from New Haven. Next on the tournament schedule was the New Haven Invitational in which the team also placed third. Sophomore Chris Demetraides and Senior Rich Bugher were champions. In the conference tourney the Bull- Varsity Wrestling: Front: Grant Daly, Chris Denne- triades, Scott Matttiias, Ted Wilson, Scott Geels, Greg Peaks, Greg Davis, Mike Allgeler, Back; Garen Marks, Steve Torrez, Greg Jackson, George Dicks, Jeff King, Stan Hbstetler dogs, with championships from Senior Rich Bugher and Junior Jeff King, were runners-up to Bellmont. Five Bulldogs received All-Conference awards at the tourney. Wilson, Creager, Leazotte, Deme- traides, King, and Senior Greg Davis were the Bulldogs which placed first or second in the Sectional. For this, they advanced to the Regional meet. In the Regional, Davis and King were cham- pions, and Leazotte and Wilson placed second. The team was third scoring 9OV2 points. First and second place finishers advanced to Semi-state. Leazotte placed third and was an alternate to state. " We peaked at the right time, " said Hostetler, who garnered the twelve men he did have into one of the more productive teams yet. 82- ■ Varsity wrestling VARSITY WRESTLING Encounters Wayne 32 NEW HAVEN 25 DeKalb 34 NEW HAVEN 15 NEW HAVEN 51 North Side 20 Harding 30 NEW HAVEN 26 NEW HAVEN 33 North Side 33 NEW HAVEN 29 Concordia 28 Snider 38 NEW HAVEN 22 NEW HAVEN 55 Manchester 12 Bellmont 44 NEW HAVEN 20 Wins 4 Losses 5 5 — K r ' ' ' fff M.t f ML m Varsity wrestler Tom Leazotte prepared to take his Teammates Greg Davis, Tom Leazotte and Jeff opponent down and pin him. King watch Chris Dematriades wrestle In his match. Varsity wrestling — 83 The Building of the Best It takes a special type of athlete to wrestle reserve. Thie reserve wres- tler goes through all the practices of the varsity squad but his season ends a month earlier. Part of the job of the reserve wrestler is to help, by practicing to field a successful varsity team. A reserve wrestling team can be looked at as a squad of healthy guys ready to step in for their varsity opponent at any minute. With a record of 8-6-1, the reserves moved five men into varsity pos- itions at one time or another in their sea- Greg Jackson, Greg Peaks, Scott Geels, Gary Groves, and Grant Daly were the wrestlers who split their time between varsity and reserve roles. Coached by Garen fvlarks, who wres- tled at New Haven under Stan Hostetler, the reserve squad went unnoticed and unrecognized during their season. Com- menting on the reserves, Hostetler said, " I think the reserve squad this year was a stepping stone to fill spots left open by the departing seniors. " Filling in, the reserves did their job They stayed healthy and provided thej varsity wrestlers with some valuable pre meet competition. Several seniors found themselveji wrestling reserve because of toughe competition in the weight class. Thesf wrestlers were in a strange predicament they couldn ' t wait till next year, it had tc be now. Watching from the stands was not wha these athletes wanted to do; it was diffi cult for them to accept their positions. Greg Davis gets a backhold on his opponent as he prepares for the pin. Reserve Wrestling: Front: Chris Thompson, Tim Laurent, Dennis DeFreze, Marl Eiden, Gary Gas- tieger, Middle: Tony Maze, Kevin Harper. Mark McKinley, Rich Bohde, Stan Hostetler, Back: Ed Steger. Pat Snyder, Craig Karpe, Joe Ford, Garen Marks 84 Junior varsity wrestling Junior varsity wrestling — 85 One Impressive Showing After fall and winter sports pro- grams at New Haven began to show wide improvement, the baseball team decided to round out the spring season with an impressive show- ing. Perhaps beginning practice over two months before the first game was the key to their success. Two years ago coach Don HumI began fixing the playing facility at New Haven. " It takes a lot of hard work — not just mowing, but watering, edging, weeding and leveling dirt are necessary for main- taining a ball park, " said HumI. With a lit- tle money and muscle, HumI feels the facility will be the best around. Preseason practice began on February 1 . During this time players are practicing fielding, throwing, catching, and hitting. After the -first game, practice usually becomes " passe. " HumI prefers as many scheduled games as possible. " It is tough for a coach to motivate and have a good practice after playing four games a week; however, a practice is a welcome relief from pressure, " continued HumI. Mid-way through preseason HumI suf- fered an eye injury that kept him away for two weeks. " The players were very coop- erative. They worked on the diamond and did everything I could ask of them, " added HumI. All of the team ' s success can not be attributed to early preseason training and the well-rounded playing field. " The atti- tude was good, the desire and hustle were great; thus they played great base- ball. " Senior Todd Pickett slides safely into third after hitting a triple. A hustling Ron Norton hauls in a foul ball as DeKalb Barons look on. J.V. Baseball: Front: Kirl Salarno, Brain Fahl, Jeff Fitzgerald, Tony Laurent, Ted Wood, Glenn Brown, Dan Walsh, Mike Gentile, Larry Nielson, Dave Shaw. Back; Todd Clark, Mike Jackson. Tony Louden, Pat Snyder, Bob Lowe, Dennis Mitchell, Tim Hotter, Coach Albnght, t An umpire gives Tom Haus his hal and some advice before he continues to pitch Varsity Baseball Enco jnters NEW HAVEN 6 Concordia 2 NEW HAVEN 4 Bluffton 2 Dwenger 7 NEW HAVEN 4 NEW HAVEN 7 Luers 3 NEW HAVEN 9 Luers 8 NEW HAVEN 10 North Side 5 DeKalb 11 NEW HAVEN 8 Norwell 4 NEW HAVEN 2 South Adams 2 NEW HAVEN 1 NEW HAVEN 8 Woodlan 2 NEW HAVEN 4 Bellmont 2 Col. City 6 Angola 1 Homestead 9 NEW HAVEN 8 NEW HAVEN 11 Harding 3 Northrop 12 NEW HAVEN 5 NEW HAVEN 5 Garret 2 Wayne 9 NEW HAVEN 8 NEW HAVEN 7 Garret 4 East Noble 5 NEW HAVEN 2 Leo 4 NEW HAVEN 1 Harding 1 NEW HAVEN South Side 3 NEW HAVEN 1 Wayne 6 NEW HAVEN 4 Wins 10 Losses 1 3 Before the game Chris Gentile gets himself men- tally prepared to play ball. Varsity Baseball: Front Greg Wisler. Butch Jones, Chris Staal , Mike Cheviron. Todd Pickett, Mike Gerke. Middle Gordy Glaze, Ron Norton, Chris Gentile, Greg Hevel, John Brower, Mark Herberger Back Don HumI, Tom Meredith, Frank Dales, Chris Cole, Tom Haus, Bill Craig, Denny Stoller. Bill Reim- schisel, Greg Lewis -87 Love in dedicated form There were fouteen players on the New Haven girls tennis team this year, coached by Connie Whar- ton. Nine ot these girls were on Varsity, including Beth Strader and Lori Howard who played number one doubles. They came in third in sectionals with a score ot 15-3. Tracy Kintz and Ann Zurchbach who also played doubles, had a score ot 14-2 in the sectionals. The girls had practice every day and had individual lessons on some week- ends. After the season they definitely showed a lot of improvement, and luckily there were no major injuries. " Our fan support could have been a lot better, " said Coach Wharton, who coached this year for her first time, and plans on coming back next year. " Our goal for next year is to win con- ference, " said Coach Wharton. Gayle Rhodes did pretty good at the conference: Gayle Rhodes was one of the girls on the doubles, her teammate was Beth Strader. here Gayle is play- ing by herself waiting for the return from her oppo- nent. The girls ' tennis team went to conference and some of the girls didn ' t do too bad. Chris Weida, here, concentrating on the ball, hoping her good forehand will work. Tennis: Back Row; Tina Strader, Lori Howard. Beth Strader, Karen Ashman. Ann Zurbach, Kathy Zur- back, Justine Comfore Front Row: Judy Walters, Kim Davis, Gail Rhoades, Tina Moore, Sylvia Gratz, Tracy Kintz. Girls ' tennis — 89 The Benchwarmer Varsity players take a break from the hustle ot a fast moving game. Denny Stoller and Greg Hevel enjoy some fun and relaxation as they watch their buddies out on the field. t was a cool, chilly night. The sun had sunk a few hours earlier. The moon shown brightly in the sky, clear and unclouded. Stars were span- gled across the night, as numerous as the grains of sand on the beach. There was one star in the sky that was bigger and brighter than all of the rest. He sat there on the bench, looking into the night. He saw the moon, he felt the bite of the cool evening air, and he saw the one star, standing out from all the others. The crowd behind him began to shout, they rose to their feet, the momentum built. In his mind it was he who was carry- ing the ball. The cheers were for him as he ran down the field. The stadium roared loudly as the touchdown was made. He came back to reality, he knew the cheers were not for him, but for someone else. At halftime he went around from player to player congratulating everyone. In games when they were behind he would go to each player and say just the right thing to raise their spirits. No matter how far behind they got, he always looked on optimistically. And when the players ran back onto the field he took his seat. Although he was not the best player on the team, the bright stars shone down on him. For he was the brightest part of the team. His spirit, hope, and faith outshined the rest, even in the gloomiest of times. 90 Benchwarmers ipiM ;, . i»»aMt- iMii i i iiiii tir ■- ' AM. Benchwarmers — 91 In the Fast Lane The Track team led by Mr. Mono- ghan won the NEIAC conference two years in a row losing only one meet to Northrop, and was ranked 20th in the State, including class A, AA, and AAA rankings. Rick Norton placed 6th in the State with 6 ' 9 " in the high jump; Nate Swenson finished 7th in the State, and set the school record with a discus throw of 1 75 ' 1 " ; and Jim Fitzgerald finished 9th in the State with a :42, 400 meter run. Congratulations are in order for Rick Norton after clearing 6 ' 8 " for a victory and a record. With this throw Nate Swenson won the NEIAC stiot put title Swenson also won ttie discus throw with a record toss of 165 feet. - • Sprint Hurdle: Top: Todd Fritcha, Ted Jeffords, Scott Workman, Pat Menzie, IVIiddle: Coach Sam IVIclnturff, IVIatt Taylor, Doug Norris, Tom Vachon, Rex Goreson, Steve Eiden, Mark IvIcKinley, Bob Dewalsche, Front: Kurt Palmer, Doug Jones, Kevin Harper, Dan Garska, Marty Gaskill, Matt Lordier, Ed Steger Track — 93 Fast Lane New Haven won the Homestead Invita- tional, the New Haven Relay, won the conterence meet, and finished 4th in the Fort Wayne Sectional out of 54 teams. John Brand received a scholarship to Butler University for the high jump and Jeff Fitzgerald received a scholarship to South Western Junior College as a dis- tance runner. Mr. Monoghan says this year ' s team was the best team in 1 years. f e f © © Before the event Rick Norton warms up by jumping p y. rope. Distance: Top: Coach Carl Sipe, Mike Hunter, Greg Zuerctier, Brad Harding, Bill Schrelker, Warren Faeth, Ed Zelt. Bill Federspiel, Brent Cain. Randy Ray. Jim Fitzgerald, Front; Joe Saalfrank, Chris Thompson, Brian Zuercher, Jody Mereidith, Chris Demetndas, Tim Laurent. John Harding, Ken Isen- barger Field: Top: Jetf Lothamer, Dave Crabill, Mike Wit- ney, Larry Elwood, John Brand, Mike Christianer, Nate Swenson, Don Lewis Middle: Coach Pat Mon- aghan, Bill Banet. Jeff King, George Dicks, Tom Vachon, Jeff Hellinger, Tom Bayse Front: Phil Filosa, Shawn Martin, Ken Krebs, Dave Dales, Rick Norton, Kevin Holle, Glenn Kohrman tuf : 94 Track M ■ p » ' t ' I iJ ; ■ k r Finished with his e q{. Bttil Filoga relaxes. ■m. f Ladies ' Field Day At a track and field meet, runners race around an oval track, sprint- ing toward ttie finishi line. On a field in the center of ttie track, other ath- letes compete in jumping and throwing contests, thriving to be the best in their event. The varsity women bulldogs came in sixth in the Conference meet. They had a 4-2 record not counting the Homestead invitational, in which they tied for third with Harding. Denise Pickett, a sophomore, won the Mental attitude award. She did this by scohng thirty-seven points on the year. She also had the long jump record on the year with a 1 6 ' 1 " jump. She made the All A depressing time came for Larita Weikel when she didn ' t finish first. Conference 2nd team. Most Valuable runner award went to Kathy White, a freshman, who earned fifty-four points. Michelle Steger, a soph- omore, held the low hurdles record of this year by completing the race in sixteen seconds. She earned thirty-one points on the year. The varsity team has 1 senior, 1 junior, 6 sophomores, and 6 freshmen. The varsity team included Julie Losher, Stacey Biteman, Shelley Decamp, Jamie Hugard, Denise Pickett, Teresa Collins, Julie Vantilburg, Michelle Steger, Jeannie Shultz, Robin May, Kathy and Beth Brockman, Kathy White, and Cathy White. Girls ' Track: Bottom: Sandy Jones, Jeanie Schultz, Stacey Biteman, Cathy Dematriades, Robin May, Jamie Hubbard, Cathy White, Kathy White Middle: Karen Goings, Tracey KIntz. Angle Stoller, Shelley DeCamp, Dawn Chrlstianer, Becky Wolfe, Michelle Steger, Theresa Collins Back: Dawn Bohde, Angle Jones. Gayle Beard, Larita Weikel, Beth Brockman, Pam Fox, Briget Stoller, Denise Pickett, Julie Vantil- burg, Coach Jim Mulligan. 96- Doing her warm-up exercises is Pam Fox as she anxiously awaits to race for the Bulldogs, Caught in the act of long jumping, Denise Pickett tries her best to out jump her opponent. Girls ' track — 97 The Dream Sport Golf the dream sport where at prac- tice you don ' t have to run sprints or have weight training, at the meets you dress in your most comfortable attire and play a relaxing game in the spring sun The golf team, coached under Frank Clark, had a successful season with 12 wins and 6 losses. The 1 member team received recog- nition at a pep session late in the se ason. Ivlr. Clark called each player down on the floor and read his game score average for the year. The team finished 4th in the NEIC and finished 1 0th in the sectionals. Freshman Bill Blumenhurst qualified for the region- als with a very low sectional score. Other low members were Matt Monosmith, Steve Torrez, Greg Redmond, and Paul Baxter. Matt Monosmith gets ready to tee off by taking a practice swlng. With sand Hying, Bill Blumenherst wedges the ball towards the green J.V. Golf: left to right; Wade Graft, Jerry Schillinger John Rondot, Jeff Lothamer, Mr Clark. 98 Golf Va sity Golf Encounters SOUTH ADAMS WON DWENGER LOST OPPONENT NEW HAVEN BELLMONT WON WAYNE WON NORTHSIDE WON HARDING WON LEO WON HOMESTEAD LOST WARSAW LOST CONCORDIA WON SOUTHSIDE WON WOODLAN WON DEKALB WON GARRETT LOST LUERS WON HUNINGTON LOST SNIDER CARROLL LOST 12 WINS 6 LOSSES | ELMHURST WON Junior Greg Redmon closely eyes his ball after ctiipping it towards ttie final Inole of tfie matcfi Golf -99 " It ' s all part ol being coach, " says Mrs Bultenn- eyer as she helps one of the gymnasts unroll a mat before the meet starts Greg WIssler goes over various rules, and the team standings with an umpire before the game begins Greg Wissler and Mark Gerke, working on the line- al the beginning of the game. Athletes Assist Others Sometimes students tind it ve ry hard to keep their bedroom clean or finish their daily chores. What about the student who goes a little further and cleans up after athletes; moreover, 60 of them, " What else is there to do after school when you ' re not employed, " said Paul Melin track manager. Athletes who don ' t feel they are good enough to make the team but still want to become part of the squad usually take the path of manager. Managers are a very important factor in the success of a sport, " Without them, we would have no one to carry first-aid equipment, sort out gear, record times, keep statistics, and countless other things. It ' s too bad they can ' t be there everytime you need them, " said Pat Mon- oghan, track coach. Managers appear to get a touch of everything, " After we get the basketballs, jump ropes, and jersies out, we just sit around and do homework, " commented Kim Bredemeyer, Some managers get involved more deeply, " Sometimes I ' ll have to rebound balls shot by players when I ' m not occu- pied elsewhere, " added Jon Brotherton, basketball manager. 1 00 Managers Although managers put in long hours after school picking up after athletes, there is no pay to reward them. " Satisfac- tion has to be the best feeling one can have, " said Brotherton, Very few students further their manag- ing experience after high school, how- ever, many find it worthwhile in other fields of study. " I ' ll probably never become a professional trainer, but it ena- bled me to work with individuals in a dif- ferent prospective, " said D ' Ann Jones girls basketball manager. Myra May and Michelle Barnes show that patience and organization is a big part of being the track managers Managers — 101 Curiosity held everyone ' s attention as Jane Brand opens a small box, a gift from other cheerleaders. Bulldog mascot, Vic, always has something up his sleeve Varsity Cheerleaders: Jane Brand, Teresa New- kirk. Back: Teri Mauller, Nancy Sickafoose, Lisa Miller. ! 02 Cheerleaders Spiritmakers Inspire Sports Through the almost impenetrable darkness and gloom of losing, a bright light peeks through out from mercy. The light brings hope, hap- piness, and cheer. It is the light of the spiritmakers. When the teams are behind and not only the fans have lost hope, but the play- ers too, the spiritmakers are out on the field with a smile on their faces and a gleam of hope in their eyes. At the Homecoming Pep session Mr Armstrong and Jane Brand exctiange a hug after Mr. Arm- strong accepted his award. Excitement is demonstrated at an away game by Lisa Miller. For the cheerleaders and Vic the Bull- dog, there is no sitting on the sidelines. Every game they are out on the field working. Though they are not running up and down a court or field scoring points they are helping in their cheers a mere example of their support Spiritmakers feel the pain the players go through. Every twisted ankle, sprained wrists, or broken bone is seen in their faces. At a baslietball game Nancy Sickaloose and Teresa Newkirk show excitement by hugging on the game floor while the Bulldogs go on for a victory. Cheerleaders — 1 03 Spiritmakers The friendship of the cheerleaders is evident not only on the floor, but in their everyday lives. " We ' re like sisters, " said varsity cheerleader Jane Brand, " only closer. " Their friendship not only among each other, but the entire school popula- tion. Almost everyday when walking down a hall, a person is given a friendly smile and hello by at least one of the spir- itmakers. During the game a spectator has no need to watch the players to see what is happening. Every move and play the players make is shown in the movements of the cheerleaders. There are jumps and shouts at making a basket. Moans and drooping chins show a rebound. When the game is won they wipe back the tears of joy and jump and scream their cheers. As they proceed to the dance from fields in the fall, their smiles radiate throughout the night, informing anyone who might not have heard the results who the winners were. JV Cheerleaders: Tracey Lockard, Linda Mauller. Back; Linda Bischoff, Julie Wetter, Nancy White- man Freshman Cheerleaders: Karen Newkirk, Diane Bultemeyer. Back: Gayle Etcliison, Jill Brown, Amy Felton 1 04 Cheerleaders Enthusiasm is shown by Linda Mauller and Julie Wetter as [he Bulldogs score another two points A concerned look is stiown by Gayle Etctiison as stie watcties the clock Cheerleaders — 1 05 The huge smile and the look of accomplishnnent on this young man ' s face is what the volunteer helq- ers for the Special Olympics really like to see. 4 fk [ ' J?. ' ' ' ' ' . Academics The hand reaches and grasps the doorknob. Slowly the knob turns and door begins to open. It opens to a world of knowledge. Never opening quite all the way, never letting us see all there is to be learned. When the door opens enough we can walk in, into a world of knowing and understanding. W-„. Hard work and many experiments is all that is required to be a good scientist, Sue Wallace tries to be just that. Mrs. Leffel takes a couple of minutes to give a few pointers to one of her needlepoint students. Academics divider — 107 to cut ttirough the tough Tom Miller (12) is cau- industriously creates a ' X Making things Cutting Cookies, Creating Art ake: (inf.) to make — v, tr. 1 — to create, con- struct, term, shape. Cutting out cookies, 3wing seams — making lings was a popular pasttime t NHHS. Classes, whole 3partments were devoted to !ie idea that creativity, utility, nd skill should not be over- loked in a liberal high school ' jucation. The Home Economics, Art, nd Industrial Arts depart- ents formed the hub of the leory. These departments id the majors to be acquired each, being in, at one time another, most of the stu- nt body. The reasons are iried: " I took Foods as a senior, just to give myself a break from the college prep grind, " stated senior Dave Bassett. " Besides, who knows when I ' ll need that knowledge. " Senior Jerry Karpe said, " Art keeps creativity flowing. You meet all kinds of people find new depths of yourself. " Others cited preparation for life or careers as the main rea- son. " It is, of course, valid to rea- son that some of these stu- dents see these classes as their primary preparation for a job, " commented Mr. Phil Rit- chie, auto mechanics teacher. " We fill an apprenticeship service for some. " Concentration evident on her face. Cathy Stevens cautiously threads a sewing machine In Beulah Faulstlcks first year Clothing Class. Automotive pistons must fit correctly for correct machine operation. Steve English (11) measures parts before realign- ing them. Making things — 1 09 Adding the finishing touch to the setting is sophomore Brad Graham. Making things Painting, Cooking, Crocheting B eyond the whys, what went on in the classes was the important crite- na. In the Art department this year, there were few changes. The teachers, Steve Nelson and David Tarr, tried to awaken their students to new ways of thinking, insight on expressing their emotions. Basic art classes such as painting and ceramics fine- tuned their emotions. Stu- dents had their work displayed outside the IMC. While the smells of paint and clay prevailed in the Art department, the smells in the Home Economics hall were, generally speaking, a lot more appetizing. Cooking is an artform of its own, as the students learned. Foods 1 , taught by Janet Lef- fel, was overrun by seniors, many of whom had a lot to learn. " Oh, my kitchen decided cocoa should be boiled, " said senior Jan Gibson. " Sounds fine, but scalded milk tastes terrible. " Knitting, crocheting and macrame were all learned by the students in the needlecraft class. Although most were making booties and scarves, a few students were going on to bigger projects, such as afghans and sweaters. The clothing classes busied them- selves not only with sewing clothes, but in fitting and car- ing for the finished project. Often termed " home econ- omy " classes rather than " economics, " the aspects of saving money, doing things yourself stressed. Mike Law puts his skill and accuracy to good use as he tries to design his " dream-home. " 110 Making things I Making things — 111 Making things Pre-Job Experience, Home-made Help The clothing classes, especially, discovered the benefits ot home- made apparel, both in savings and fit. " Do-it-yourself " described the Industrial Arts. Woodv ork- ing and auto-mechanics lec- tures provided useful informa- tion and insight into the work- ings of machines, while " on- the-job " experience offered valuable knowledge. Students were allowed to bring in their own cars for a new fender, a tune-up or whatever else needed done, from a new shock absorber to a carbure- tor. Making things, creating Sewing looks to be a complicated class for Michelle Mader as she meas- ures and draws her plans. While Michelle Maroney looks through her microscope, her partner answers the questions on the work- sheet. something — it ' s a good feel- ing, as both the serious art- students and the first-time cook learned. And whether you were looking for pre-job experience or ways to save money on clothes, it was pos- sible to find what you sought. In Mr. Klopenstein ' s Zool- ogy class, students were given the option of a semester term paper or project. Junior Darren Rudolph took the term paper option and researched primates. When his research was complete, his 13-page paper received the A- letter grade, pleasing in the eye of Rudolph. The long hours at research has paid off but so had the fin gers at the typewriter keys as Rudolph typed the entire tern paper hims elf before present ing it to Klopenstein. Beyond all the inclass papers, compositions, experi ments, and projects student! tampered with various ere ative endeavors as well Teachers turned to assigning projects which allowed skill; usage and a break from the usual monotony of the educa tional day. Each department at New Haven High School had some form of " Making Things ' assignment. 1 1 i Making things Being careful not to sew her fingers. , Betty Anderson starts on a new pro- W ject in her sewing class. One way to figure out If what ' s cook- ing Is done is to taste It J. R. Dunn J (11) seems to have a good grasp on ' » this Idea. Making things — 113 Final year affliction Senioritis — A disease which lies dormant in the body until late teens. Usually found in high school seniors. No cure has been found although the dis- ease fades in warm weather. Not fatal. Last year hundreds of sen- iors were afflicted with this disease. As common as the cold, senioritis has afflicted seniors for years. Even though it has not been medically categorized it has been reported to begin with a standing at the voting polls for sen- ior commencement gowns Tom Lazotte checks out the bussled situa- tion. Many of the students enjoyed dress down day, like Doug Linlnger enjoys dress down day and beautiful girls lack of will power. The disease then spreads to the hands, hampering muscular coordi- nation. This can lead to the inability to grasp pencils, paper, and in advanced cases books. After leaving its crippling marks on the hand, the dis- ease moves to its final area, the brain. There it stiffles thinking processes. Its exact origin unknown, it is believed to have originated in the West. The first case having been reported in 1 896. Doctors prescribe no aspi- rin, lots of rest and above all, participation in all senior activ- ities as well, as many field trips as possible. Even though this is not a guaranteed cure it has been found to relieve the pressure brought on by this disease. The National Organization of Students with Senioritis (NOSS) asks that all serious cases be reported to them. Call toll free 1 -900-736-4677. 114- Seniors Fred Tate, Bob Erexson and Paul Campbell take time to relax and eat a bite or two to restore tlieir energy for " Toga Day, " " Woman ol the World, " Jerry Karpe gives us a few pointers on how fie restores tiis beauty from day to day. Senioritis — 115 A successful vault and a sate dismount is displayed by Doug Black, Early a hleHcs Coaches are interested in upcoming freshman. After all they will be the upperclass leading the varsity teams in the future. Physical Education is required of all incoming fresh- men. Besides offering many activities, the course is designed for each student to participate and enjoy different sports. These activities help measure a student ' s fitness and learning skills in all areas. Activities include hianging on he rings in gymnastics, Jerry Rocha shows tils ability on the rings as tellow classmates give him a boost. Time is of essence as this student teacher checks the time of a student. The full year course begins in the fall with an orientation to the program. Flag football, soccer, physical fitness, and speed-away are the spring activities. During November and December students move indoors and continue physical fitness, along with volleyball, basketball, wrestling, and table-tennis. After semester break, gym- nastics one of the trouble- some activities for many stu- dents begins. " Many people are scared to try some of the moves and routines. Students either score high or very low, " noted Sam May, instructor. To ease the frustrations of gym- nastics, the third quarter ends with dancing. (Folk and Square) The year was rounded out with Track and Field, and soft- ball in addition to the Mahne Fitness Test. 116- ■ Gym activities A break from gym is taken as Karen Wagner and Rhonda Smith pose tor this picture. Strength is displayed by John Harding as he shows his ability on the rings. 117 New The library can be educational, or a time for relaxation why you can read a book, watch TV., or chat with a triend or two. Capturing everyone ' s attention is Jeff King as he lays it on the line as to what History class is really all about. New Haven the school Thousands of lives have been affected by the activities in this building. Thousands of friendships have been made and shared because of common ties in this one building. Thou- sands of smiles and tears have been worn on the faces of years as people met together in this building — and this building being New Haven High School. September 6, 1977, weary, yet excited, students strolled down the halls of the commons for the first time. Everything about the school was somewhat of a mystery as the building was totally new at that time. More than $7 million had been poured into the walls and floors of the school ' s building and its door had opened with a new sense of excitement and anticipation. Once the halls and classrooms became routine and the once empty corridors became scuffed with the black marks of hard shoes and athletic turf, the building took on a personality that would only grow in its spirit. An old building had been left behind, but a new one had become the true home for the Bulldogs of New Haven. With the scuff marks on the floor came the sounds of familiar voices echoing off the walls. Each morning, dreary as each may be, brought a new rumble of laughter, joking, whispering, and contemplating about the movie at the 30 East this weekend or the test in Mrs. Holt ' s grammar class. Purple Bulldog jerseys tucked in Wrangler jeans hanging over Adidas tennis shoes lined the walls of the school each morning, waiting for the tone to sound to signify the beginning of first hour or homeroom — no one really ever " " :5%i, 118- ■ School feature II IVIB ' M r l _wr-i s rniM ' V- ' l-- lUi Cheerleader Tracy Lockard prac- tices her cheers before the coli- seum fills up for the big night at the sectionals. School feature — 119 " Really?, " asks Carey Howell as he discusses an important point with another student during His- tory class. No one ' s watching her, but everyone ' s listening as Mrs. Suzi Fisher reads the answers to an important final test. the school knew which one it would be for sure. Fifty-minute classes dominated the hours of the building ' s days, but more was said and learned in the hallways, club meeting, and extra-curricular event than met the eyes of the participants. Who would have ever known the party at the conservation club on Fri- day night had been broken up due to a few present minors, had it not been heard in the halls between classes? And who would have remembered the book reports for Eller ' s class were due a week earlier than expected had it not been delivered in nearly perfect speech form as a complaint minutes before the class one day? Even the gymnasium took on a form of personality as thousands of people piled into its bleachers for pep sessions and Hoosier hys- teria. Bulldog style. Cheerleader chants and repeated spirit speeches were replaced later in the year by the lines dressed in caps and robes like the members of a Baptist choir. Each year a group of individuals took diplomas and graduated. And with the diploma came a walk outside the walls of this building — a walk that didn ' t return the graduate to the school on the routine basis. Instead, if gave the person a chance to reflect on this building, its smiles and tears, friendships and ties, clubs, and classes. And at the top of the diploma, the line read: New Haven High School. jmi 120 ' ■ School feature A whole line of guys and gals watching the " tun " and " festivi- ties " at Sadie Hawkins. It ' s a full-house at the coliseum dunng sectionals and Vic the Bull- dog has everyone up on their feet and screaming for the basketball team. School feature — 121 Frantically racing in the walker competition, this man tries his best to come out first Enthusiastically this young man takes the lead in the race One special event t ' s always a nice feeling to know that you have helped someone less fortunate than yourself. This was the feeling many New Haven students felt when the Indiana Area Three Special Olympics came to John Young Field. The student council sponsored the project which was designed to aid handicapped people experi- ence the joys of competition. Barbara Ahlersmeyer, stu- dent council sponsor said, " According to state Special Olympic Officials, our volun- teers were superior to any they ever had. " She contin- ued, " I think that ' s super. " Teacher Gary Lake served as meet director and put much time and effort into the project. Student council Presi- dent and Vice President Laura Ritter and T. J. Crisler were also instrumental in the suc- cess of the event. It really was special to see the participants in their events. These people are not used to winning as various ill- nesses and diseases have beaten them all their lives. The Special Olympics gives all of them, not just the event win- ners, a chance to feel like they have won. Closely watching the race this young man awaits and predicts the outcome. 1 22 Special Olympics One of the many activities was ball toss, the younger ladies par- ticipated in this event. Anxiously awaiting the firing of the gun these wo ladies will chal- lenge skills in a wheelchair. Special Olympics — 123 Members ol the concert choir prac- tice for ttieir Ctiristmas Concert. I 24 Choir Choir Changes keys, spirit C: hoir could very well be used as a synonym for the word busy. The loncert choir entertained ;unnymead Elementary, Cen- ral Luthern, Lincoln National Sank, two retirement homes, ;nd WOWO. This is on top of ie annual taping at St. Pauls ;athedral for " Carols for ;hristmas " on WKJG-TV. " The thing I like most is the leople and going out and oing concerts, " said junior Michelle Carr. " The year seems to get usier and busier as the year goes by, especially with such an active swing choir, " exclaimed senior Jim Fitzger- ald. The swing choir had a vari- ety of shows, like swinging for the Junior High and for Dan Coats, G.O.P. candidate for Congress. Of course there were the regular places such as the Chamber of Com- merce, Geoglin ' s Barn, and for the first time, the Summit Club. When one sees the choir perform, it may look easy even though behind the scene everything sung takes much work beginning the first day of school. Problems like time sig- natures, key changes, and songs out of range or maybe being just tone deaf must be overcome. When the students get the idea work is done and it is time to rest, the work has just begun. Aside from remembering words, rhythms, and cut off, one must be able to give all his energy for each and every performance. " This is the most spirited and active choir I ' ve had since I ' ve been here, " said Henke. Performances were made easy tor Julie Hyde and Ted Wilson due to practice. Audience members enjoy a per- lormance by Teresa Newkirk and Karen Ashman. Choir— 125 Halttime at a home football game gives Bridget! Stoller a good time to show off her talents. A fresh(man) experience This year the marching band was composed of many freshmen. This was a new experience for most of them. Standing out in front of people who stare at you while you think about how good you ' re going to sound is enough to give any freshman the shivers. Practicing was really tough, one freshman band members was quoted as saying " practicing was the hardest part, standing outside for three hours, three nights a week is enough to kill a per- son. " Most of the freshmen band members attended band camp. Curt Hunter attended the camp and said, " band camp was a lot of fun, except Initiation, it was a mess. " Being at band camp made the freshmen more skilled because of correcting their mistakes, and more stronger because if they made mis- takes they had to do push- ups. Band camp lasted for one-week, those freshmen] members who attended had a| good time. I The band class for the! freshman marchers was ai blast, locking people in drumi cabinets, and listening to Mr.l Lennenger telling people whatj they ' re doing wrong. j Being a member of the freshmen marching band was an experience not to be for- gotten. 126- Freshman band members Joey Gratim and Dan Peters practice in ttie outside sun. It ' s the marching Bulldog Band loading up for the long haul down to Orlando Florida where they per- formed at Disney World Band — 127 An added attraction M Lininger has added a new attraction to band this summer The Lanc- ers. Both drill teams, the Lanc- ers and Highlights, have had a tew problems of getting along in the beginning, but now they have grown closer together and have already accepted each other as sister drill teams. Being a new corps to the band, the Lancers have put a lot of extra hours and effort practicing new flag moves and improving the basic ones, with the help from their advisor Diane Fisher and captain and co-captain Ellen Hawkins and Karen Best. " For being a new corps, I feel the girls have done a job of learning the routines and stuff, " said captain Ellen Haw- kins. " We put in a lot of hard work to make the Lancers what they are! " Highlights have also put in a lot of time into their practices. Captain Connie Kruckenberg comments, " The Highlights spend so many hours together throughout the year we feel like one big family, but the best part of being a High- light is when we get to perforrr the routine we worked so hare on. " Both drill teams have partici- pated in summer camps. The Lancers attended Camp Pied- mont and The Highlight? attended Camp Superstar Dril Team at Ball State University. " I think the Highlights anc Lancers are talented and hav( potential for competition of othe corps, " said captain Valerie Halftery. New Haven Highlights perform their routine well at a varsity football game. A fancy move is shown by Linda Nomina as part of her pom-pom rou- tine. 1 28 Lancers, Highlights The flag corps is getting ready to do a show during halftime at a basketball game, Natalie Strow looks pretty wor- ried compared to the other girls With the crowd looking on the High- lights perform an excellent show for the full house. Lancers, Highlights — 1 29 Deadline dreariness Hours dwindled, halls no longer echoed sound of voices, classrooms were dark, but still the light of the publications room illumi- nated a small portion of the commons. Peering through the small window of the door, bodies are seen bending over work. Fingers flash over the keys on the typewriter, the paper pulled, and rushed to an eagerly awaiting worker. Publication staff members once again spend hours to meet deadlines. Soon someone yawns, then another and yet another, until the whole room is yawning. Still the work goes on. Finally when the work is done the bodies stand and stretch. Completed, the work is shipped off to the printers. The weary bodies turn and walk out of the room, leaving D1 00 in darkness and silence. Through all the work, how- ever, friends were made and relationships which could never break were built. There are many people who work on the yearbook and Shelly Karrick is only one of them. While staring into nowhere, Nick Grimmer wonders what he is going to write in the yearbook. The grade book that Mrs. Fisher is working on seems to be a difficult task, Mrs. Fisher was the teacher in charge of yearbook. To make the yearl ook it takes coop- eration, here Jeff King and Janet Kan- able work together to solve a small problem. These shelves are not in the best of order. That ' s why Doug King can ' t find what he ' s looking for, for the yearbook 1 30 — Publications Publications — 1 31 If the score allows that we ' ve won, people leave a few minutes before the game ends. -, . People Each of us always reach for the best in ourselves, ever challenging our- selves with opportunities to grow and expand our horizons, meeting each new goal with a positive approach and a promise of the best we had to give. Even though we were all apart of the whole, each remained an individual to himself as we reached for the best. As the needle goes in this senior ' s arm, his face lights up with expressions Lots of things happen in the office, like a chat between [ r. Delegrange and Mrs. Yoder. People divider — 133 Khns Adams Tina Adams Annie Amstutz Jane Armbrust — Horse- menshlp 9 Beth Arnold Delania Bams — Spanish Club 9, Pep Club 10, 12; Mixed Choir 9-11; Wrestlerettes 9; Highlights 9-11 ; Concert Choir 12 Ryan Barrientos — Marching Band 9-12, Symphonic Band 9-12; Concert Choir 12 David Basset — Drama Club 9-12; Speech 10-12; Art Club 11-12; News Paper 11- 12; Science Club 11-12 Track 10; Band 9-12 Performing Arts 11-12 Yearbook 11 -12 Beth Beck Robbie Behrer Richard Bellis Rosalie Bellis — Spanish Club 9-10; Bowling Club 10 Pat Bendele — French Club 10 Anne Bender — Art Club 1 Lori Bennigan — German Club 9-10; Highlights 9-1 2 An impersonation of English Department Head Larry Huff was done by Dave Basset at " Happening 80 " Left-winger What do track, cross-country, and hockey have in common? Brent Cain. Cain is an avid hockey participant in these sports. He also enjoys snowmobiling, ice skating, and music. Left-wing is Cain ' s position in hockey. His team, Toll and Abrasives, had a 12-1-1 record last year. Games are played on Saturdays at McMillin Park. Listening to music by Chicago, Boston and Led Zeppelin is another of Cain ' s hobbies. He ' s been playing drums for six years, and currently plays in the swing choir. Since his freshman year, Cain has run for track and cross-country. The mile is his specialty. ' I know I ' d gain a lot of weight if I didn ' t run, " said Cain, " because I eat so much. " His parents are very supportive of his running. His advice for beginners " When you come out, always have a positive attitude. You ' ve got to be willing to sacrifice if you want to be competitive. " With such a big appetite, it ' s easy to see why Cain ' s not running on empty. Multi-talented Brent Cain plays the guitar, drums, and participates in track and cross-country. 34 — Sen Dave Berghoff — Peilorming Arts 11; Herald Staff 12; Spanish Club 10-11 Lori Bland Tammy Blomeke — Horsemanship 9; Olympians 10 Joanie Bloomfield — Bible Club 9-10, Science Club 9-1 2. Y-Teens 12; Media Club 9-10 Lon Bowers William Bowlin — Herald 12 Mirage 12 Boyd Edward — Herald 1 Tamara Bradtmiller — Olympians 9; Pep Club 9-10, Mixed Choir 10-11, Concert Choir 12 Jane Brand — French 9-12; Pep Club 9-12;Choir 10-12; Student Congress 9-1 2; Track 10-11, Swing Choir 11-12; Cheerleader 9-12; Science Club 12 John Brand — Track 9-12, Basketball 9-10, Volleyball 11- 12; Student Congress 9-1 2, Science Club 11-12, French Club9-12; Art Club 11-12: Band 9-11; Drama Club 10-1 2 Kim Bredemeyer — Bible Club 9; Olympians 1 0-1 2, Pep Club 9-1 2; German Club 11 -12; Tennis Manager 1 0; Dram? Club 12; Honor Society Jon Brotherton — Cross Country 10, Basketball Manager 10-12; Band 9-12 Nancy Brotherton Julie Bruder Mark Bryant — Band 9-12; Art Club 10-11 Richard Bugher — Wrestling 9-12; French Club 9-10; Track 9;Scienceaub11-12 John Bunnel Anne Burgette — Y-Teens 9. French Club 9-1 0; Band 9-10; Choir 11-12 Curtis Butcher Brent Cam — Cross Country 9-1 2; Track 9-1 2; Swing Choir 11-12 Seniors 1 35 Randy Calvert — C-B. Club 9 MarkCarr Jackie Carrol — Yearbook 1 0- 11 Robert Cheviron — Football 9- 1 2; Basketball 9-1 2; Track 9- 10; Golf 12 Michael Christianer — German Club 9; Pep Club 9; FCA10; Band 9-1 2; Tennis 10; Track 9-12; Student Council 10-12 Kirk Coctiran Chris Cole — Bowling Club 9; Baseball 9-1 1 ; Volleyball 12 Rebecca Compton Patricia Creager — Wrestlerettes 9-12; Swing Choir 9-1 2 Tim Crisler — Student Council 9-1 2; Band 9-1 2; Swing Choir 12; Baseball 9-10 Tamara Crosley — Pep Club 9; Spanish Club 9; Band 9-12; Olympians 9-1 2 Kim Curneal — Horsemanship 9 Gary Dager Frank Dales — Baseball 9-12 Linda Danner Greg Davis — FCA 9-1 2; Tennis 10; Wrestling 9-1 2; German Club 9 Cheryl DeLucenay — Mirage 10-1 2; Herald 12; Pep Club 9 Jeff Detro Jack Dillon Kathy Dize — Latin Club 9-12; Band 9-1 2; Highlights 10-1 2; Student Congress 1 2 136- ore than a great lea per As the average student hopefully struggles his way through four years of high school, the more involved student IS taking on additional activities. Although some of these activities include being on student council, being a class officer, involved with clubs, etc. one senior has chosen a different route. Senior John Filosa, a full time student, has experienced the " thick of things " . Filosa, a four year varsity veteran on the track team, participated on the Cross Country team during his senior year to prepare for track. " I didn ' t need to go out, but it helped me build endurance for track. " After setting the school record for long jump during his junior year, Filosa was looking for a bright senior year. " I hope I can extend the record and make it to the state meet this year, " said Filosa. He also builds and repairs engines. Complete with safety Mechanics class John Filosa works in Auto Co-Salutatorjan Phil Police majored in Business and Social Studies. Lori Drayer — Bible Club 9: Pep Club 9; Speech Team 11-12. Perlorming Arts 11- 12: Drama Club 11-12: Swing Choir 12 Terry Dyben — Media Club 9: Wrestling 10: Science 11 German 1 1 : Latin Club 1 1 : Student Congress 12 Michael Eby — Basketball 9 Gene Ecklbarger — Football 9-12: Wrestling 10-12: Track 10 Larry Elwood — Track 9-12 Myron Erexson Robert Erexson Jerry Erpelding Cecilia Falkenberg Ken Feber Bill Federspiel — Student Council 12: Cross Country 9-12: Track 11-12: Golf 10- 11 Brian Felton — Class President 9, Student Congress 10-12: Drama Club 9-12 Jim Fitzgerald — Track 9-12: Cross Country 9-12: Vice President 11: Swing Choir 10-12 Joseph Ford — Wrestling 10- 12 Dave Forsyth Seniors — 1 37 Marty Gaskill — Track 9-1 2; Volleyball 11-12; Band 9-1 2 Steve Geisler — Track 9-10; Crosscountry 10; FCA10 Ctiris Gentile — Basketball 9- 12; Baseball 9-12; Volleyball 9- 12; Student Congress 10 Michael Gerke — Media Club 9; Basketball 9; Vision Staff 9; Class Treasurer 9; Baseball 9- 12; Mirage 12 Jan Gibson — Cfieerleader 9; Higtiligfits10-12; Band 9-1 2; Gymnastics 9-1 2 Bob Gilbert — German Club 9 KattiyGillenwater Kim Girardot Mictielie Goulet — Frencti Club 1 0-1 2; Band 9-1 2; Track 10 Lori Gray Larry Gruemax ' Rita Gremeux Nattian Griggs — Latin Club 9; Band 9, Art 10-12; Mirage 12; Science 12 Julie Gross — Student Council 9-11; Concert Ctioir 9-1 2; Swing Ctioir 12; Spanish Club 9; Bible Club 9-1 2 Randy Guenin — Basketball 9- 12 Julie Hahn — Spanish Club 10-1 2; Pep Club 10-12; Bible Club 12 Cathy Hall — JCL 9-12; Band 9-1 2; Science Club 9; Stage Band 1 1 -12, Swing Choir 12; Student Council 1 1 David Halpin — Cross Country 9-11; Track 9-10 Gary Hanni — Football 9-1 2; Student Council 10 Mark Harrington — Basketball 9-10; Track 9-10; Band 9-1 2 1 38 Senir r hey know you ' re lea rning The opportunity to work with professionals is rare for students. Barb Lane not only works with paramedics, but gets the thrill of helping save lives. Since November, Lane ' s worked with the Emergency Medical Team. " It ' s a challenging and exciting way of life, " she said. In order to assist, she had to take a course in CPR. " The people are nice, " she commented, " they know you ' re just learning. " Softball is her favorite sport. Playing third base isn ' t enough, so she umpires during the summer. " Umping is fun except the coaches get on your case a lot. " she said. Lane acted in two plays. As a cook in " Don ' t Drink the Water, " and as an old woman in " Sabhna Fair. " " It was fun, I got to act a lot different than I am, " she said. Photography, basketball, and traveling are some other hobbies. With this full load. Lane still feels one thing is missing, a love life. " It ' s zilch! " she laughed. An all-around girl. Barb Lane enjoys life today while pre- paring for tomorrow. Tammy Hart Carl Hartman Nancy Hathaway — Student Council 9-11; Volleyball 9- 12; Basketball 9-12; Horsemanship 9; Track 10; Olympians 9-12; Class President 11, Pep Club 9 Mary Heint zelman — Band 9- 11; Gymnastics 9-10 Germaine Henry Tina Henry — Bans 9-11, Pom Pons 10-12; Pep Club 9; Olympians 11-12; Student Council 10-12 Elizabeth Hilker Kevin Holle — Band 9-12; Track 9-12; FCA 11; Tennis 10-11, German Club 9-10; Pep Club 10 Barbara Holmes — Bible Club 9-11; Pep Club 10 Beth Holsaple — Olympians 9- 1 1 ; Highlights 9-1 1 ; Band 9- 11; Jazz 10-11 ;Track10 Carey Howell Becky Hudson Keith Huffman Brian Huguenard Lori Hullinger — Spanish Club 9-10; Media Club 10-11 Milk Shakes are-a special lunch treat served daily. Marge Norton serves her son Ronnie his dessert for the day. Seniors — 139 Senior-o(-the-month for March in foreign language. Gary Parf er is a fourth year French student Karen HumI — Drama 9; Band 9-12: German Club 9-10; Bible Club 12; Latin Club 10 Cynthia Isenbarger — Bowling 10, Pep Club 12 Coreena Johnson D ' Ann Jones — Boot Girl 10- 12; Wrestlerettes 11-12; Choir9-12; JCL 10 Janet Kanable — French 10- 12; Drama 10; Track 1 1 ; Drama 10; Newspaper 11- 12; Art Club 12 Jerry Karpe — TV 10-12, lyledia 10; Art 11-12; Yearbook 1 2; Newspaper 1 2 Daniel Kelty — Football 11-12 Doug King — Band 9-12; Stage Band 10-12; Concert Choir 10-12; Swing Choir 11-12; Drama 9-1 2; NFL 10- 12; Debate 12; tvlirage 12; Performing Arts 11-12 Steven Kingsley Tracy Kintz — Volleyball 9-1 2; Tennis 10-11, Swing Choir 11-12 Carolyn Kleinrichert — Science 9-1 1,Y-Teens 9-10; Track 10 David Kline Matt Klotz — FCA 9; Wrestling 9; Pep Club 9 Michael Klotz John Knoblauch Scout mentor The " norm " for many young boys is to join cub scouts, worl their way up to boy scout, earn a few merit badges, go on a few hikes, and drop out. Some scouts stay in a little longer. Jerry Karpe is one such person. He has been in scouting for seven years and has attained the rank of Eagle Scout. " Maybe I just forgot to quit, " he laughed. When a scout gets through that many years, there ' s more to being a scout than lighting a fire with two dry sticks. Karpe is now helping with younger scouts, something he can continue for many years. Although some scouts sew their badges on jackets or shirts, Karpe has a much more laidback attitude. " I file them away in a drawer, " he replies, " or alternately, I patch jeans with them. " Karpe is also Editor and chief designer of the Mirage. He is the layout designer and cartoonist on the Herald, too Editor of the Mirage, Jerry Karpe (12), plans on attending Indiana University; majoring in TV. 140. Carol Koenemann — Student Congress 9; Masque Gavel 9; German 9-1 2; Band 9-1 2 Bible 12; Science 11 MelanieKrauter — Wrestlerette 9; Band 9-10 Kristine Kurtz Barbara Lane — Tennis 9; Basketball 9-1 2; Volleyball 10; Band 9-11; Track 10-11; Drama 11-12 Robert Langston — Wrestling 10-11 Loretta Laniz — German Club 9; Band 9-1 2; Track 10-1 2; Gymnastics 12;FCA12 Gregg Largen — Basketball 1 2 Dan Larson Debby Law — Spanish Club 9- 10; Band 9-10; Pep Club 9 Thomas Leazotte — Football 9-1 2; Wrestling 9-1 2; JCL 9-11 Susan LIlie Howard Lininger — Band 9- 12, Cross Country 10-11; Track 9-1 2, Basketball 9 Julie Losher — Drama 11-12, Track 10-12; Band 9-12, Yearbook 1 1 ; Stage Band 1 1 - 12 Dave Louden Jeffrey Louden — Basketball 9; Baseball 9-10; Intramurals 11-12 Shelly Luebke Lisa Luffman — Olympians 9- 1 1 ; Pep Club 9 Jodi (Vlaines Todd Markley — Basketball 9- 1 1 ; Volleyball 1 1-12, Science Club 1 1 Brian Ivlaroney Sue Martin Dan Mattes — Bowling 9 Randy Mathias — German Club 9; Basketball 9; Golf 10 Tern Mauller — Cheerleader 9-1 2, Student Council 9-1 2; Track 10; Olympians 10; Pep Club 9-1 2 Maria Melin — German 10-12; BibleClub 10-12; Drama 12; Mixed Choir 9-1 1 A MiMllilic trio comparing notes during the Science and Humanities Symposium at In na Slate University included paper presenters ;ott Raltigaber, New Haven High School senior C12). Right: Karl Moss of Ft. Wayne Snider High School, and Twn Beutner, a Michigan City Marquette High SchooTsophomoreCIO). ;.i Lorraine McBride — Pep Club 9-12 John McGill Dawn MacMahon Mark McKinley Tonn Meredith — Baseball 9- 12; Volleyball 12 Pat Menzie — Basketball 9-12. Volleyball 11 -12; Track 10-1 2; Latin 10 Marilee Mettert Theresa Mierau — Pep Club 9; German 9; Volleyball 9-1 2; Track 1 Gary Miller Thomas Miller — Choir 9; Wrestling 10-12 Maria Mizer — Vision 9 Chuck Mosure — Band 9- 1 Lisa Mowery — Spanish 9-12; French 12 Dave Myers — Baseball 9; Wrestling 10-11 Charles Nichter Parties were a large attraction to Terry Dyben and the other students he accompanied to West Germany. What a trip I don ' t think I ' ll ever do anything that will have more intensive educational impact than my travel and study ot the BRD (WEST GERMANY), ' commented Terry Dyben about his one-month stay in Breman, West Germany. Terry went on American Association ot Teachers of German Travel-Study Program for 1979. " We would meet our German Guest families and the fun would begin, and, " as he explained, " everyone was so excited that the 6,000 mile trip was just a blur. At first, we couldn ' t understand even simple communications but by the time he left, he was explaining Carter ' s Foreign Policy to German high school students. " I was impressed by the fantastic treatment the Germans gave us; they threw parties for us. Every day was filled with something exciting, but what I was stunned by the most was the unbelievable care and concern of my German father and mother, Dietrich and Karen Schacht, and my guest brother Patric and guest sister Ina. School spirit is a substance of which Bob Erexson cannot get his till. In addition to dressing up for Senior Toga Day during spirit week, he portrayed Vic the Bulldog at selected tDasketball games. 1 42 Seniors Greg North Sara Oberlin Denise Oechsle — Bowling 9, JCL 11; Mirage 11-12 Karen Olson — Spanish 9; JCL11-12 Gary Parker — Student Congress 9; French 9-1 2 Vickie Parker — Concert Choir 9-10 Dennis Pickett — Wrestling 9- 10; Track 9; Band 9-1 2 Todd Pickett — Band 9- 1 2; Baseball 9-1 2 Phillip Police — Spanish 10-11 Denise Powers — Volleyball 9 Math 9; Jazz 9; Swing Choir 9 Drafting 9-10; Speech 9 Concert Choir 9-1 2; Foreign Language 9-10; Bible 9-11 Michael Rager — JCL 11 -12 Scott Rathgaber — JCL 1 1 - 12; FCA9-12; Tennis 10-12; Football 9; Swing Choir 9-1 2; Performing Arts 9-12; Baseball 9-10; Basketball 9 Randy Ray — Cross Country 10-12; Baseball 9-10; Track 9- 12 Kelli Reinhart Tony Reinhart Kathy Rhoades — Choir 9-1 2 Bonnie Richhart Sherri Rider Joy Roach Jamie Roberts — Band 9-12; Spanish 9; Media 11 -12 In class, Bob Starkey listens. He is a National Merit Scholarship finalist and an honor student 143 Cheerleader tryouts brought Jane Brand to the microphone to introduce the girls trying out for B-team cheerleaders. Kim Roberts — Spanish 9,10. 11, Science 9, 10, 1 1 ; Home Economics 9, Horsemanship 9. Nancy L. Roberts — Latin 9; Pep Club 9. 10, Drama 9, 10, 11. Wendy M. Ruble Don R. Saalfrank — Football 9, 10, 11, 12: Wrestling 9, 10, 11; Track 9, 10. Brenda Sarrazin Chantal T. Savard Melanie J. Schaefer — German 9, 10; Band 9, 10, 11, 12. Dave W. Scheiman — Basketball 9, LisaG. Scherschel Mary A. Schutte Tina Schwaben Melea D Shaffer — Pep Club 9, 10. 11, 12; Volleyball 9, 10, 11, 12; Basketball 9, 10, 11, 12; Track 10. Tim A. Shambaugh Kevin S Shifllett John P. Skalecki 1 44 — Se She ' s writing a novel Ei • veryone has dreams in high school, ■ but few do much about them quite • like senior Janet Kanable, She is in the process of writing a novel " There are so many books inside of a person waiting to be written, " she said. " This novel started out as a short story but I have to keep expanding and expounding on it, " said Kanable. Kanable says that she and the characters of her novel share many of the same philosophies but that ' s where the resemblances end Describing herself as a serious type of per- son, Kanable expects much from her writing and from herself. " I want this story to be the type that will be read for hundreds of years, " said Kanable as if her ' dream ' might not be that faraway. Kanable believes her motivation has come from her English teacher R. Lawrence Huff. What IS Kanable expecting from her noveP " I don ' t care if it doesn ' t make me rich, I just want to be known. " Just wanting to be known, Herald Editor Janet Kanable (12) IS writing a novel Stie received a Ivlerit Scholarship honorable mention ' Two heads are belter than one ' IS the theme Mark Bryant had in mind dressing up on Halloween Steve Skaleki Brian C Smith — Bowling 9 Chess 9 CherieL Smith — Pep Club 11.12 Russ Smith Scott L Smith — Basketball 9 10. 11, Bowling 9: Volleyball 11.12. Tami A. Snell — French 9,10, 11,12; PepClub9, 10; Highlights 10, 11,12 Dave Snyder — Ivtirage 11.12 Stephen M Snyder — German 9; Herald 10, 11, 12. Mirage 11. Teresa A Snyder — Highlights 9, 10, 11, 12; Olympians 9, 10 11,12; Band 9, 10, 11 Student Congress 9, 1 Drama 9, 10, 11, 12, Herald 1 1 ; Mirage 1 1 ; Scott speaks German 9 Pat Sprunger — Basketball 9, 10, 11, 12, Track 1 1 ; German 9, 10. 11, 12; Bible 9, Pep Club 9 JackD H Squier Robert W Starkey Donna E Steger — Wrestlerette 10,11; German 9; Highlights 10, Band 9, 10, 11 12; Track 10, 11 Susan E Stiltner: Y-leens 9; German 10; Choir 9. Seniors 1 45 Toga Day finds Paul Campbell looking through Mrs. Fisher ' s grade book. Campbell sold over $800 in yearbook ads. Bridget L. Stoller — Band 9- 12, Basketball 9-10. Volleyball 9, Student Council 9-1 1 , Class officer 10-11, Olympians 9-1 2, Bat girl 9, Track 10-1 2 Caria D Swanson — Wrestlerette10-12il ixed choir 9-10; Concert Choir 1 1 ■ 12 David L. Swenson — Baseball 10-11 Nathen E Swenson — Football 9-1 2, Basketball 9, Wrestling 10, Track 10-1 2, JCL 9; Baseball 9 MikeATarka — Golf 10-12; Football 1 1 Frederick N, Tate — JCL 9-1 2, Drama 9-11 Robert T. Taylor — Basketball 9- 11, Baseball 9- 10 Edward D, Tobin Ivlarc E. Todd — Drama 9-12, Band 9-12; Choir 10-12; Class officer 9; Swing choir 11-12; Speech 11-12; Mirage 1 1; Student congress 11-12; Track 9-10 Henderina VanderVelde Teresa J Voglewede Randall W. Vondran — Wrestling 9-10; Track 9; Band 9 Margaret A Vowles SamualJ Vowles Susan D. Wallace — French 9- 12; Highlights 9; Girls tennis 9- 12 146- escape from people I guess I use my music as an escape from reality and people, " said Ted Wilson (1 2) ' taking a break from practicing. l lusic is a part of most of our lives, but for Ted Wilson, it ' s a big portion. For Wilson, practice can mean many thiings. Preparing a piece for an audition or performance is usually ttie motive, but he uses practice just to have fun, get away from people or just to provide an outlet for his emotions. Although Wilson enjoys most types of music, his favorite is jazz. And within its bounds, his favorite is improvisation. " That (improvisation) is probably the hardest to do with other musicians, but there I can let everything outside myself through my horn. " Besides playing, Wilson is interested in the composing side. A self-termed " serious musi- cian, " he would like to write music played by oth- ers serious about music. What Ted Wilson " Did For Love, " playing sax at the Home- coming haiftime will not be forgotten. Doug J Warren — Band 9 Belinda L Watson — French Club Marilyn G Weekly Rhonda K. Wetoskey — German 9-10; Band 9-1 2; Track 1 0; Mask and Gavel 9- 11 Wanda S. Wetosk ey — German 9-10, Band 9-1 2; Track 10 Penny A. Whiteman — Art 1 0- 11 Shelly K, Williams — Band 9- 12;Wrestlerettes11-12: Tennis 9 Ted B. Wilson — Drama 9-10; Latin 10-12; Science 9-1 2; Wrestling 9-1 2, Botany 9; Volleyball 1 1 , Baseball 9-10 Gregory S Wissler — German 9, Baseball 9-12 Todd E. Wolf — Football 9-10 Rick Worman Margaret L. Wormcastle Jeft D Wynn — German 1 0; Volleyball Patrick J Yagodinski — German 9 Douglas A. Young Fun and excitement over- come T.J. Chrisler while watching a basketball game- Seniors — 1 47 Paramecium slides are inspected in Hosteller ' s biol- ogy class by RickRitter Tina Adams (1 1) DaveAdkison(ll) MikeAllgeier(IO) Tammy Ames (10) Betty Anderson (10) Brenda Anderson (1 1) Fran ArensOO) GennieArens(IO) Betty Arnold (9) Doug Arnold (10) Kattiy Arnold (10) Randy Arnold (10) Robin Arnold (11) Jotin Astibaugti (9) Karen Astiman (11) Rick Atkinson (9) Tad Atkinson (9) Karen Augustine (9) Greg Aurand(1 1) Lori Ausdran(9) LisaBadders(IO) Angela Baines(9) Melody Bair (10) Billy Baker (9) Jackie Baker (9) Julie Ball (9) Pete Ball (11) Vickie Ball (10) .eading lad| Y ou know those people came to see you and they expect you to do good, " sophomore actress Joy Foustsaid. Foust got her first hand at acting in ' Sabrina Fair ' during her freshman year and her first play her sophomore year, ' Don ' t Drink the Water. ' " When I ' m acting before an audi- ence I just have to pretend nobody is in the au(dience, otherwise I see them and I ' m just me, not the character I por- tray, " Foust added. Foust says of all the types of plays she prefers a dramatic part. I like heavy drama parts because they ' re more serious and I get to portray a person that ' s not at all like me, " she com- pleted. As her eyes sparkled, Foust said laughingly that she ' s " always nervous on stage, " but she makes sure the audience never finds out. ' Don ' t Drink the Water, ' featuring Joy Foust (1 0), was one of the many plays throughout the year. 148- ■ Underclassmen BillBanet(ll) Marianne Banel(lO) PerriBarkdull(IO) Michelle Barnes (1 1) Ronnie Barnes (10) Bruce BarneH (9) TamiBarnetl(ll) Randy Barrow (10) Paul Baxter (11) Joy Bayse(l 1) Tom Bayse (9) Dave Bearman(IO) Kelly Beaty (11) Brent Beberstein (9) Trina Beberstein (10) Lisa Beck (10) Michelle Beck (10) TinaBehrer(1 1) Karen Bell (10) Laurie Bendele(IO) Jill Bender (9) Sue Bender (10) Barry Benson (9) Denise Berghoff (9) JoeBerghoff(IO) John Berghoff (11) Ginnie Berry (9) Karen Best (10) Underclassmen — 149 Jim Beuchel (9) Jeff Bingham (9) Linda Bischofi (10) LisaBischotf(ll) Stacey Biteman (11) Doug Black (9) Tammy Black (10) Susan Bletzacker (1 1 ) Scott Bloom (10) Bill Bloomfield (9) Cindy Blue (9) BillyBlumenherst(9) Jim Bodie (9) Dawn Bohde (9) RichBohde(IO) Randy Bookmiller (10) Marty Botts (10) Gary Bowers (9) Clarence Boyd (9) Mia Bradley (9) Joy Bradtmueller (10) Eric Brandt (10) John Brant (9) Linda Brant (11) Brent Braun (10) Bryan Braun (10) Linda Bremer (9) TinaBricker(IO) Six-semester graduate Carey Howell hams it up while taking pictures during Spirit Week Imported lady Sunny skies, palm trees, high temperatures, and clear, cool beaches are distinctive of Mexico. Why would anyone from such a beautiful country want to live here? Rocio Martinez, from Guadalajara, Mexico, decided to attend this school for one year. Her parents encouraged her to come to the U.S. They consider education very important. Both of her parents are doctors, and her brother is currently attending a local college in Mexico. When at home, Rocio likes to ride horses, play tennis, go shopping, watch television, and be with her friends. Here she does many of the same things, only with more emphasis on shopping. Changing schools is difficult, and switching to a school where the students speak a different language is even harder. At first, Rocio had trouble understanding our language. She said, " It is difficult because there is slang, and some people speak with different accents. " Exchange student from Guadalajara, Mexico, Rocio Mar- tinez found no trouble in being accepted at school 150- ■ Underclassmen Christina Briltsan (11) Beth Brockmann (9) BobBrockmann(l 1) Jell Brooks (10) Marsha Brooks (1 1) Nancy Brolherton (11) John Brower(1 1) Arlene Brown (9) Carole Brown (10) Cindy Brown (10) Doug Brown (1 1) Georgia Brown (9) Glenn Brown (10) Jay Brown (10) DonBurlord(ll) Kalhy Burke (10) Michele Burnham (9) Theresa Burnham (11) Brian Burns (9) Laura Burnside (10) Kim Butcher (10) Underclassmen — 151 Tom Byrd (9) Mack Campbell (10) Annette Campos (9) Regina Campos (1 1) Stieila Canougti (9) LisaCarboni(IO) Tracy Carcione (1 0) Jerry Carpenter (10) Tanya Carpenter (1 0) MelanleCarr(IO) Michelle Carr (11) Bobbette Carter (10) Steven Casterline (9) John Caswell (9) Martha Caswell (10) Lora Caudill (9) Darren Caudill (11) DonChevlron(IO) MikeCheviron(lO) Todd Chin (10) Danielle Christenson (9) Dawn Christianer (9) Greg Clark (9) Robbie Clark (10) Todd Clark (9) Vince Clay (9) DeniseClaymiller(9) Lisa Cliche (10) Bobby Clouse (9) Terry Clouse (11) Debra Cole (1 1 ) Steve Cole (9) LisaColglazier(IO) Rocky Collins (10) Teresa Collins (10) Recovering with a sip of his malt, Dave Siebart had just stepped into the woman ' s restroom to speak with some- Despite the time and effort put in by Sam King and Jennifer Mann on the Freshman float, they still only received fourth out of four places in the competition. I 52 Underclassmen Keep upthe big smile N. The baton spun higher in the crisp cold air. The twirler, herself, reeled under it as it came falling back to earth; it landed perfectly in her hand. Being able to twirl a baton, combine it with acrobatics, and keep a big smile on the face is part of being a baton twirler. These are some of the reasons Lora Miller has won more than twelve first place awards since she began twirling seven years ago. Miller attributes her success to hard work. " I practice one to three hours a night; at least an hour and a half though. " she said. In addition she performs with the New Haven Coquettes, the 1 978 regional champions. Inspired by her sister, Annette, Lora has been performing in the group for five years. " I like going to the competitions. I get to meet people from all over, " said Lora Whether going to competition or practicing, she still dreams of ranking high in state competition. " I kind of want to get in the top 1 5 at least, " she laughed. First place is a tamiliar spot for Lora Miller (11) She has won over twelve firsts since she began twirling Center on the powder pufi football team, Tina Schrader (11) looks toward the sidelines to get advice from one of her coaches The Junior-Fresh- man team was overcome by the Senior-Sophomores Beth Comstock (9) Larry Comstock (10) DeniseConley (10) Karen Conley (9) Pamela Conley (10) Bill Cook (10) Jim Cook (10) Marsha Cox (10) David Crabill (11) Billy Craig (11) Kevin Creager (10) PaulCreager(lO) Steve Creager (10) Andy Culbertson(l 1) Scott Dafforn (10) Dave Dales (10) Brian Daly (10) Grant Daly (10) Lee Daly (11) KathyDanner(lO) Kim Danner (1 1) KirkDanner(ll) Sharon Darlington (9) Carl Daugherty (9) Deon Daugherty (11) Doreen Daugherty (9) Mark Daugherty (10) Tony Daugherty (10) Underclassmen - 153 154 ■ Underclassmen Life on top ofthe class Striving for the best can mean being number one, which is exactly what Anne Guenther is. Top of the Junior Class, Guenther has maintained 1 0.733 grade point average and has won several scholarships. Guenther has already won two scholarships towards the college of her choice, both from the News Sentinal for one hundred dollars each. As a Junior Anne has made great achievements and set high standards. She has attended two Indiana seminars for outstanding high school students. The first of these was the Hugh O ' Brian Seminar in Indianapolis, and the Richard Lugar Seminar at Indiana Central University. She was chosen to attend the seminar because she is number one in her class. In school Anne is a student council member and won the most improved student on the speech team. She has been a German student since her freshman year; and when she was a sophomore she won a trip to Germany Top ranked in her class. Anne Guenther (1 1 ) spends two or more hours each night studying Mark Doenges (9) Sharon Dominique (9) Denise Donley (9) Lisa Doty (10) Scott Draime (10) Lisa Drayer(IO) AllenDunlap(9) JulieDunlap(9) J.R. Dunn(ll) Mark Dutt (9) SueDyben(lO) Con Dykes (10) Lisa Dyson (11) Laura Dyson (11) Sherry Eaglin (10) Craig Eakright (9) Jennifer Eanes(1 1) Grant Easterday (9) JimEasterday(IO) Ray Easterday (9) Dennis Eberly (9) Cheryl Eddy (9) Tonya Edgington (9) Joyce Ehrlich(1 1) Julie Eichman(ll) MarkEiden(IO) Steve Eiden (11) PatEliason(ll) AHention seeker Tony Maze (10) conspicuously bounces his pencil off the floor Underclassmen — 1 55 Computer math was a new course added to the curricu- lum this year. A student of this subject is Shelia Gratz (11). Tom Eliason (9) Robin Eisner (10) GaryElwood(IO) Steve English (11) Tim Erpelding(lO) TonyErtel(ll) Kenneth Etter (9) Tom Evans (11) Gayle Eytcheson (9) Scott Fackler (11) Warren Faeth (11) Brian Fahl (10) Chris Fancher (10) Saghi Farhoumand (10) Greg Federspiel (10) Mike Federspiel (10) Mary Feichter (9) Amy Felten (9) Beth Fey (10) PhilFilosa(ll) Henry Fink (11) Ed Fischer (10) Dawn Fisher (9) Mike Fisher (9) Jeff Fitzgerald (9) Shaun Flaugher (1 1) Gharlene Fletcher (10) Starlene Fletcher (9) A jazzy lady As a participant in school activities, Tracey Lockard has her hands full. Lockard has been cheering since her freshman year and hopes to cheer through high school " I like getting the crowd motivated and the team too, w hether they are winning or losing, " she said. Because she loves to sing, Lockard is a soprano in the choir. Last year at N.I.S.B.O.V.A., she received two firsts, one for solo and one for duet. Last year she toured with a group called Friendship and visited Colorado Springs and Cripple Creek. Dancing is another aspect of her life. She ' s been dancing tap and jazz for ten years, and currently makes and performs routines for Swing Choir. Keeping active is what makes Lockard want to get involved. " It ' s a good idea for people to get involved in things outside of school because it makes school go a lot smoother and you look forward to it, " she said. With this in mind, it ' s no doubt that she will be as active tomorrow as she is today. Clieerleader Tracey Lockard (10) shows her stuff at the valentine dance. 156 ■ Underclassmen Stuart Flotow (10) Robin Ford (11) JoyFoust(IO) PamFox(ll) Judy Fracassini(ll) Lisa Franklin (9) Ron Fredericl (9) Lisa Fntcha (9) ToddFntcha(IO) Billy Froman (10) Susan Froman (9) Vicki Fruit (10) Ellie Fruit (11) Vicki Fruit (10) Connie Fryback (11) Debbie Fuller (10) RobbFultz(IO) MattGagnon(IO) BrendaGalbraith(IO) Maria Gallmeyer (9) Lisa Garbe (9) Elaine Gardner (10) DeidreGarman(IO) Chris Garstka (11) Dan Garstka (9) Frankie Gasper (10) GaryGasteiger (10) Dale Gear (9) David Gebert (9) Freshman basketball player Mary Sctirader (9) watches a photography demonstration- First chair slide trombone player, Bob Peters (11), per- forms at the halttime of a home t jasketball game. Underclassmen — 1 57 DarcyGebert(ll) LorenGebert(IO) Scott Geels (10) DanGehring(ll) Mike Gentile (10) Trina Gentile (11) Wiley Gerardot (9) MarkGerke(ll) CtiuckGillenwater(9) MarkGillenwater(ll) Jamie Girardot (10) KimGirardot(ll) Dennis Gitter (9) MarkGladieux(ll) Gordon Glaze (11) Karen Goings (10) Rictn Gongaware (9) Rex Goranson (1 1) Diane Gorr (10) Diane Goulet (11) Ernn Grady (10) MindyGrady(9) Wade Graft (10) Brad Graham (10) Chris Graham (10) Joe Graham (9) Sheila Gratz (11) Sylvia Gratz (9) Grammar is not what Debbie Mayes (11) is smiling about, she ' s just grinning at Darrell Caudill(ll), Its a natura When using the phrase natural talent, Julie Hyde is a good reference. Julie began playing the accordian when she was four, and by the tinne she was fourteen she had won the title of Indiana State Virtuoso Accordianist, the youngest accordianist ever to win this title. Natural talent seems to run in the Hyde family. " My brother will probably win the title at an even younger age than I was, " commented Hyde. Julie uses her talent by playing the piano with the swing choir, playing in the NISBOVA contest, accompanying people for auditions at PIT Theatre, Civic Theatre, and others. She was also the pianist for the Civic Theatre ' s production of " Cabaret. " The favorite of Hyde ' s achievements is a group of eight young accordianists, Julie calls the Accordianaires, of whom she is the director. Julie and her Accordianaires give performances for elderly people in numerous retirement homes. Intense concentration and practice helped to make Julianne Hyde the accomplished accordian player she is today 158- ■ Underclassmen Beauty can be more than |ust skin deep. Most people that meet Cathy Demetriades see more than just her facial fair- ness. She IS combing her hair anticipating her class picture being shot. JulieGremaux(9) Jim Graves (10) Chris Green (10) Diane Grimmer (9) NlckGnmmer(l 1) Janet Groves (10) JohnGuenin(IO) AnneGuenther (1 1) Sherry Gumbert (11) Lisa Hahn (9) Brent Hale (9) Valerie Halferty (10) Heather Halpin (10) Karen Hammond (9) Brenda Handschy (9) JohnHanke(ll) Teresa Hanke(IO) SueHanni(IO) Becky Harding (9) Brad Harding (11) John Harding (1 1) Tammy Harkenrider (1 1 ) Kevin Harper (10) Jamie Hart (10) Tonya Haner (10) Gordon Hathaway (1 0) Tom Haus(l 1) Jon Haverstick(ll) Underclassmen - 159 Robin Haverstick (10) Ellen Hawkins (1 1 Julie Hecht (9) Dawn Heemsoth (11) DaveHeitkamp(IO) Ruth Heitkamp (9) Jeff Hellinger(11 Dave Henry (1 1) Jane Henry (10) Lon Henry (10) Rita Henry (9) t ark Herberger(ll) ReneeHerberger (10) GregHevel(ll) 1 60 Underclassmen Steger carries the bal I would really like to go to Purdue and participate in football and or track, " ' says Ed Steger, Ed is one in the fine group of sophomore athletes. He has been playing sports ever since he was a kid and likes football the best because " I like running the ball. " Ed qualified for AAU nationals in wrestling last year as a freshman. But he ' s unable to compete as a sophomore because of a knee injury early in the season and will be on a recovery program for the next 6 months. He won ' t be able to wrestle again but will continue to play football and track. The surgery consisted of taking out all but the rim of the cartilage in his knee. He says " Listening to rock music especially REO Speedwagon is what gets him up for a game. " Steger was a member of the starting football backfield. He will have to work hard to get his knee back to its strength of his sophomore season. Photography class was fun and is a new hobby for Ed Steger 10) flMmmt Thoroughly exhausted, Grant Daly (10) pushes himself to and beyond his previous limits each time he runs. Carey Howell (11) Lone Howard (1 1) Denise Horton (9) Julie Hoover (10) Gary Hook (10) Marl Hoogenboom (1 1 ) AlanHoogenboom(IO) LonHolsaple(IO) Karen Holmes (9) Beth Holocher (9) Rhonda Holcomb (9) Jessica Hogue(9) Shawn Hoffman (9) Jean Hoffman (11) Tim Hoffer (9) TimHofacker(IO) Elaine lsenbarger(9) Kenneth lsenbarger(9) Greg Jackson (9) Michael Jackson (1 1) Greg Jacquay(IO) Lonny Janes (1 1) Ted Jeffords (10) Rhonda Jenkins (10) Pam Jennings (1 1) Philip Jennings (11) Leanne Jensen (10) Michael Johnson (10) Underclassmen - 161 ,guB«d Jtjne Holt ' s rooqp on the last insfielS ' s stddent teaching. T.P. sur- rounds Annetp Lonaont, J lie Spearin, and Robin Rodenbeck Robin Johnson (1 1) Angie Jones (10) Doug Jones (10) Greg Jones (1 1) Pat Jones (10) Roger Jones (10) Sandy Jones (9) Bob Kage (9) Patti Kage (9) Mil eKall o(11) Craig Karpe (10) Shelly Karnck (11) CyndiKattau(IO) DaveKattau(ll) Sam Kaufman (10) l a)one Keller (9) JohnKelty(IO) Jeff King (11) Sam King (9) Tim Kinney (10) JodyKintz(9) DarrinKitzmiller(ll) Christine Kline (10) James Kjellin (10) Jeffrey Kline (10) Kevin Kline (9) Paula Kline (11) Denny Knepp(ll) m :H 162 Leading the jug bond Some people like listening to music and some like playing it. Junior Todd Ortner likes to play music. For the last six years, he has been playing guitar. " I started because . . . well, after my mother made me quit Cub Scouts, she suggested (made me) that I take up a hobby. " He decided on guitar, and now his mother can ' t get him to stop. Rock is at the top of his list of favorites, and is followed by " anything with a good beat " and " most music, anyway. " " We ' re just a group of guys who like to horse around. We don ' t have expensive equip- ment, it just gives us something to do, " he laughed. For the ' 79 Happening, Ortner organized a jug band called ' Jug City, ' that received a standing ovation for their performance. Playing has taught Ortner much about appreciation of good music, and his abilities as a musician, but he denies changing much because of his " hobby. " " I ' m not even after anything in particular, " he added. " But I guess I wouldn ' t mind if I got popular and made a couple million bucks here and there. " Chemistry was fun for Todd Ortner, but magic was in a moment at ' Happening ' where he led the jug band to a standing ovation Karen Knoblauch (9) Mary Koch (9) Charles Koeneman (1 0) Glenn Kohrman(1 1) JimKonkle(ll) Kevin Krauter (9) KenKrebs(IO) Lisa Kressley (9) KenKhder(IO) Keith Kruckeberg (11) KathyKruckeberg(lO) Connie Kruckeberg (10) Sandy Kruckeberg (9) Justine Kumfer (10) Becky Ladd (11) CurlLadig(ll) Basil Laftin (10) Scott LaFlash (10) Michelle Lane (10) Laura Landess(1 1) Tim Landis (9) Scott Langston (9) JeanieLaurent(IO) Tim Laurent (9) Tony Laurent (10) Mike Law (10) Brad Lawson(1 1) Doug Lawson(IO) Foods from all over the world were served at the Interna- tional Potluck Dinner. Scott Bloom waits his turn to help himself Underclass 1 63 Caught by surprise, Shari Eaglin (10) flashes the camera one of her not so rare smiles. Joyce Lawson (10) Jeff Leach (9) DebraLeffel(IO) Chanda Lemler (11) Kurt Lenington(ll) Cindy Leonard (10) Don Lewis (11) Ken Lewis (10) Fletcher Lien (10) Harold Light (11) Joyce Light (10) Tracey Lockard (10) Annette Lomont (1 1) Colleen Long (10) Don Long (9) John Lopshire(ll) (vlatt Lordier (9) MarkLosher(9) Tom Losher(9) JeftP. Lothamer(IO) Julie Lothamer(1 1) Lance Lothamer(1 1) Randy Lothamer(9) Robert Louden (10) Tony Louden (10) Harold Lough (10) Greg Louis (11) Cathy Lynch (10) Powdiness ' M y most embarrassing moment is easy; it tias to be ttie time I made a basket for ttie other team. Ttie ret told me to, " said Mary Kay Moyer. She ' s been playing sports since " I was knee high to a grasshopper, " which has been since she was 9 years old. She started playing at St. Johns Catholic School and summer sottball. Her favorite sport is basketball because " That is challenging and there ' s a goal. " Her least favorite, although she doesn ' t compete in it, is boxing. She plans on going to college after graduating in 1981 and intends to play sports there if they have a team. She says her most important accomplishment to her was making the varsity basketball team at the end of her sophomore year. When asked, what gets you up for the games, she says, " Rowdiness. " Moyer not only excels in sports she excels in the classroom. She scored in the upper three percent of her sophomore achievement test. Blow drying is an art taught during the hair styling lesson in Buleah Falstick ' s home-ec class. Mary Kay Moyer takes her turn on Lisa Miller. NTERt 11 164 w Nancy Lynch (1 1) Wendy Lyons (1 1) KathyLyp(IO) Marty Lyp (11) PattiLuebke(9) Lisa McBride (9) LisaMcComb(IO) PhilMcCommons(IO) Kelly McCracken (11) Ted McCracken (10) BrendaMcCoun(IO) Tina McCoy (10) Dave McDaniel (9) MikeMcDaniel(IO) Ron McDaniel (10) Sarah Mcintosh (11) Dave McKeeman(1 1) Michelle McKinley (10) Brent McKittrick (9) LadeanMcKittrick(ll) Laune McMillen (10) Bill McNamara (9) MikeMader(ll) Jeni Maines(1 1) Tim Malott (9) Jennifer Mann (9) Jessie Marhover (9) DaveMarkley(IO) Intently listening to Suzie Fisher ' s instructions on the operation of a camera, Tony North simultaneously prac- tices his technique. Initiation time for the Latin Club found Steve Sims and Tina Bnttsan doing the ' bump ' . 165 JeffMarkley (10) Vicki Marks (11) Michelle Maroney (10) Gary Martin (11) Jerry Martin (11) Julie Martin (10) Shawn Martin (9) Tim Masel (9) Rosie Martinez (11) MariMathie (10) Regina Mathews (10) Bryan Mattes (10) Kim Mattes (9) Linda Mattes (11) Lynette Mattes (9) Carol Matthews (11) Scott Mathias (10) Linda Mauller (10) Eric May (9) MyraMay (11) Robin May (9) Joan Maybee (10) Brenda Mayes (11) Deb Mayes (11) Tony Mazes (10) Paul Melin (9) Jody Meredith (10) Virginia Merriman (10) One ol the most important aspects of photography is knowing how to focus. Practic- ing his techniques is Bob Wil- son (11). The editor The stereotpye of athletes performing well only in sports doesn ' t fit Jeff King. " Athletics is one of the best things you can do for both the mind and body, " believes King. In addition to participating In football, wres- tling, and track, he is also interested in journal- ism. King, who is slated to be the editor of the 1980-81 Herald, finds journalism a challenge. " I think it ' s a great challenge. There ' s a lot of pressure put on a teenage journalist. " Unlike most who prefer to write feature stories, King says he simply likes " reporting the facts. " Another feature of King which sets him apart from other athletes is th e fact that he enjoys photography. " It ' s a good way to express, " said King. Still, an important part of King ' s life centers around athletics. " I find I like wrestling best, " he confides. King found planning his future was not an easy decision but finally decided in majoring in Journalism at Ball State University. Seriously thinking of the next word Jeff King poses noto- riously for a picture. 166- ■ Underclassmen WW Bob Metzler (9) Barb Meyer (9) Karen Meyers (11) Lisa Meyer (10) Nancy Mierau (11) iill Miller (10) Dienne Miller (10) Eddie Miller (10) Greg Miller (10) Lisa Miller (11) Lora Miller (11) Marci Miller (9) Paul Miller (9) Randy Miller (9) Sharon Miller (11) Trudy Miller (11) Linda Milner (11) Mark Miguelon (9) Deanie Mitchel (9) M att Moonosmith (IV Walter Monhollen (9) Dan Moore (10) Tina Moore (10) Jeff Moore (9) Steve Mosure (9) Michael Mowery (10) Karen Moyer (9) Mary Moyer (11) Underclassmen - 167 Karen Newkirk (9) Teresa Newkirk (1 1) Steve Nichter (11) Jeff Nix (10) Michael Nolt (10) Anthony Nortfi (10) Doug Norris(IO) RickNonon(ll) Ron Norton (11) Linda Nomina (10) DaleOcock(IO) Dave Oechsle (9) TimOnner(IO) TocidOnner(ll) JohnOsborn(IO) JohnOsmun(9) Angie Palmer (9) Beth Palmer (10) Kurt Palmer (9) Doug Parker (11) Jenny Parnin (10) Active artists Two talented freshmen, Nancy Wolfe and Lynette Mattes tiave been capturing the world on canvas for six years . Mattes is interested in tole painting. Tole painting is an art where the paints are mixed on a board, and then used for painting. She enjoys doing wildlife scenes and animal " I ' ve done a bear, skunk, and a deer, " she recalled. Wolfe enjoys painting scenery in oils. She likes doing fall scenes best. Still life and winter scenes are what she likes painting the least. Both were disappointed that freshmen wer- en ' t allowed to take art courses. " I wish I could, " revealed Mattes. The girls enjoy collecting as a hobby. Mattes collects stamps. Wolfe likes to collect dolls from other countries. Give them a few years, and they ' ll be well on their way to careers that could even surpass Picasso ' s. Leonardo Da Vinci, move them over. Concentration and an artistic toucti is stiown by Lynette Mattes as shie paints a fall scene. Paramecium and amoebas are sketched by Craig Karpe (10) as an additional learning experience. Pam Parnin (9) Jenny Parker (1 1) Kattiy Patterson (11) Bonny Patten (10) MaiPouley(ll) John Payne (11) Mary Payne (10) Greg Peaks (9) Michael Peden (11) Shaun Peden (9) Rich Pence (11) Sharon Pepe (10) Teresa Pepe (10) Chris Perlberg (11) Dan Peters (9) Bob Peters (11) Sue Peters (9) Denise Pickett (10) Steve Pickett (9) Carl Pieper (9) Dawn Pizana (9) Brian Pfyngston (1 1) MIndy Pfundstein (9) Dave Police (9) Trudy Police (11) Delila Poppe (9) Loh Poppele(ll) Gary Potter (11) Underclassmen — 1 69 Ad sales for the Herald are secured by Shan Eaglin. She and Tom Vogelwede model in this picture for Bushee Cycle Shop, Rhonda Potter (10) Andy Pranger (9) Paul Provow (9) Kelly Proxmire (10) Monique Pumphrey (9) SueQuandt(ll) Tim Rager(9) Ann Ramsey (10) Jane Rathgaber (10) RichRauch(ll) Kelly Raugh (11) Todd Raugh (9) Wendy Raver (9) SherylRead(IO) Stacey Reagin(1 1) Greg Redmon (11) Scott Reed (10) Shane Reed (10) Sherry Reed (11) BillReimschisel(ll) Denise Reimschisel (10) Dennis Reimschisel (10) DaveReinhart(IO) Chris Reising (10) David Renninger (9) Penny Resor (1 1) Tracy Resor (10) JackReuille(IO) KirkReuille(9) Todd Reynolds (1 1 ) GailRhoades(IO) JimRichhart(IO) TeriRichhart(IO) JoellynRinard(ll) VickiRinard(IO) 70 Watch for us in the state Though he ' s only a sophomore, Mike Cheviron has already earned two varsity letters, with many more to come. Cheviron ' s tirst varsity letter came when, as a freshman, he was designated hitler tor the baseball team. He hopes to play catcher for the team this spring. " I like to hit people, " Cheviron said, explai n- ing why football Is his favorite. His second var- sity letter came after a successful season as a defensive end. Cheviron has also played basketball, on the freshman team, and is playing on the junior varsity. Though athletics take up much of one ' s time, Cheviron has managed to maintain an " A " average. " It ' s been my life long dream to go to Notre Dame, " Mike explains. " And if I don ' t get a football scholarship, then I ' ll have to have the A ' s. " Cheviron ' s outlook for next year is " State, " we may have the best team ever. As well as working out in sports, Mike Cheviron tries a hand at baking cookies. RickRitter (10) Paul Roark (9) Dave Robinson (10) Kim Robinson (9) Steph Robinson (11) Linda Rocha (11) Cindy Rochyby (11) Robin Rodenbeck (11) DonRoehling (11) Brent Romines (11) JonRondot (11) Kim Royal (11) Johnnie Roberts (10) Scott Royal (10) Kari Ruble (10) Darrin Rudolph (11) Rick Rudolph (10) Doug Runyan (11) Paul Rush (11) Lora Rutherford (11) Mark Rydell (9) JoeSaalfrank (11) Jeff St. John (10) Nathan St. John (11) Brent St. Meyers (11) Craig St. Meyers (9) Jay St. Peters (10) Kirk Salerno (9) School Is not always all work and no play Steve Snyder (1 2) and Darrell Caudell (1 1) enjoy the last few minutes of sixth period before being released for the day. Underclassmen - 171 MA5I 1 72 Unc Suzanne Schneider (9) Bob Schnelker (9) 3illSchnelker(11) TobySchoofO) Brenda Schortgen (10) BrendaSchrader(lO) Mary Schrader (9) TinaSchrader(1 1) Cindy Schrage(9) JimSchram(IO) David Schubed (11) Eileen Schubert (10) Rick Seals (11) Ken Sebell (9) Lauri Seeman (10) Sara Seeman (9) Marc Servos (9) Micky Shadele (9) Greg Shaffer (11) Michele Shaffer (11) Steve Shaffer (9) Dave Shaw (9) ■ Jennifer Sheehan(1 1) Diana Sherrill (10) Keith Shitflett (11) Ken Shifflett (9) Sharon Shinaberry (11) Angie Shipley (10) Jeff Shovtfman(lO) Jeanne Shultz (9) HalHJme dunng the fresh- man football game finds a tired group of players rest- ing. Underclass 1 73 Norman Shultz (11) Doug Shuman(IO) Nancy Sickafoose(1 1) DaveSiebert(ll) Frank Sickles (9) Angle Simmons (9) Margi Simpson (10) Steve Sims (9) Greg Slough (10) Donna Smith (11) Greg Smith (10) Jim Smith (9) Rhonda Smith (9) Stuart Smith (1 1 ) Tim Smith (11) Brian Smuts (11) Pat Snyder (10) Rob Snyder (9) Sherry Snyder (11) GarySovine(IO) J effSovine(IO) Rick Sowers (10) Julie Spearin (11) Stephanie Spearin (9) Cindy Spencer (10) Angle Springer (10) Jay Springer (9) Chris Staak (10) Visual aids help Jeff Show- man. (10) and other students, as much as, if not more than written assignments. All arounder Push yourself to your own limit, " advises freshman Brian Zuercher He has been running on cross country teams for three years. " My brother and coaches encourage me to run, " Zuercher said. Zuercher doesn ' t spend all of his time running, he finds time to keep up on his school work — keep up he does. He is in the top five percent in the current standing. He hopes to get a scholarship to college on his grades rather than his athletic ability. Zuercher plans to someday become an architect. Zuercher is also involved in Student Council, and plays the trombone in the freshman, marching, and stage bands. In his spare time, if he has any, he enjoys reading science fiction, playing ping-pong, bowling, and waterskiing. " Brian is just an all around good guy " summed up his older brother Greg. Tired and deserving a rest after a run during B-Team indoor track meet against Homestead and Carroll, Brian Zuercher thinks over the race. 174 Promotional posters of the play " Don ' t DiK the Water were posed for by Julie Hectil (9). Lee Da l 1), Denise Donley (9), and Kim Ivlattes (9), 175 Chess is (un for J. R. Dunn. He gets his school work com- pleted early so he has time in the evenings to devote to his game, Classtime is more enjoyable when spent with friendsTime in choir is shared by Tami Barnett and Judy Fracassini (11), Patty Trzynka (11) Cindy Trowbridge (1 1) JimTribolet(ll) Steve Torrez (11 Linda Torrez (1 1) Kelly Torrez (9) Tammy Toenges (10) JohnTobin(9) Denise Tinker (10) WadeTimmons(IO) Evelyn Timmons (1 1) Mary Thorpe (10) Tammy Thompson ( 1 0) Chris Thompson (9) Chris Thompson (1 1 KrisTheurer (1 1) Kathy Tevis (9) Tom Teague (9) Matt Taylor (9) Mike Tate (9) Dawn Terry (10) 176 Sparkplug starter Sparkplug " an adjective that is often used to describe a person who gets things going. This tits Stacey Biteman well. " She ' s our little runner, " said year- book adviser Suzi Fisher. " She runs home; we call her and she runs back. " Biteman is a leading candidate tor the editor- in-chief position on the Mirage. This has not been an enviable position the past few years, probably because of non-motivated staffers. " If I ' m editor, I can ' t yell at people to do this and that if I don ' t do it myself, " she said. Track is also an interest of Biteman ' s. She looks at it as a good alternative to volleyball and basketball, in which she can ' t participate because she is too clutsy. Biteman jokes, " It ' s the only sport I have! " The way a publication is run can be com- pared to a well-oiled machine. Different people combine in making the final product a year- book. " I think people will only work as hard as they want to, " she said. Hopefully, Biteman will provide the spark to start the yearbook machine. Bitterly facing the cold world Stacey Biteman anxiously awaits the passing of the baton. ' TO Gomer H. Pyle does his Tom Van Kirk imitation. Tom Vachon(IO) Frank Van Allen (9) Andy Vandermotten (1 0) TomVankirk(ll) Julie Vantilburg (10) Tom Vogelwede (11) Alicia Vondron (11) Joellen Vondron (1 1) Doug Voorhies(ll) Eileen Vorich (9) Kelly Wacasey (10) Karen Wagoner (9) Kim Wagner (9) Marsha Wagner (1 0) Brett Waldick (11) Joanne Wallace (9) Dan Walsh (9) Theresa Walls (9) Chris Waltamath (9) Joyce Watkins (9) Judy Walters (1 0) Kevin Walters (11) Tim Weaver (10) Andy Webster (11) KnsWeida(IO) LantaWeikel(ll) Dawn Werling(ll) Elizabeth Werling (9) Underclassmen — 177 TlmWerllng(ll) Julie Wetter (10) CattiyWhite(9) KathyWtiite(9) Nancy Wtiiteman (11 ) Michael Wtiitney (10) Tim Wilcox (9) Linda Williams (10) Nena Williams (1 1) Robin Williams (10) Ray Williams (9) Ctiris Wilson (11) Ed Wilson (9) Lisa Wilson (10) Lon Wilson (11) Robert Wilson (11) Joe Wixted (9) Dave Woenkhaus (9) Richard Woenkhaus (1 1 ) Nancy Wolf (9) Becky Wolf (10) On warm sunny days Parades are always lun for cheer- leaders, Nancy Sickafoose (11), Terry Mauller (12), and Lisa Miltfif(l 1) are ' lookin ' good. ' 178 Family ties go deep with Rick Norton. Often, with two brothers and a sister, it would seem that competition has to happen, Norton feels this is not true, " Ron and I really have no competition at all; in football he ' s a receiver, and I play defense; in basketball, he ' s a guard and I ' m a forward. In the spring, he plays baseball and I ' m in track. " He continued, " We don ' t see each other enough to compete. " Competition goes outside the family for Nor- ton though, he thrives on it. Norton was a line- backer on the Bulldog ' s defensive football squad, which was the best in the conference. A lot of the team ' s defensive success can be attributed to the all-conference Norton who led the team in tackles. " The thing I like in athletics is the self-respect you get. " Elaborated Norton, " It ' s rewarding too — like all-conference; I really got a kickout of that. " Norton feels that he owes a lot of his success to his family, especially his father. " He ' s a good encourager, it makes me want to make him proud " Norton concluded. Athletics play a big part in Rick Norton ' s life. He broke the school record in high jump. CarmaWood(lO) Darren Wood (9) Gordon Wood (9) Jeanelte Wood (9) MicheleWood(ll) Brenda Woods (10) Tammy Woods (10) Scott Workman (11) Ed Wright (9) (James) SueWulf((10) CarlWynck(IO) Chris Yagodinski (10) Greg Yagodinski (1 1) Judy Yagodinski (9) Dona Yingling(ll) Elaine Zahm (11) EdZelt(ll) Jody Zimmerman (1 1) AnnZurbuch(9) JohnZurbuch(lO) Kalhy Zuercher (9) Brian Zuercher (11) Gregory Zuercher (1 1) Karen Zuercher (9) One of the first things Gar Gasteigin learned in his photc class is how to handle a cam era. Child and drug abuse, and problems with violence are just a few of the subjects discussed in Pat Monaghan ' s sociology class. Rolling down the roods M lies and miles of America ' s National Parks have been covered by Pat Monaghan, Sociology teacher and football coach, on his Schwin Paramount. Monaghan has ridden in excess of 8000 miles on his annual cross country bicycle journeys. From Mexico to Canada and along the Pacific coast were a couple of his excursions. On the trips Monaghan found that human company was nice to have, but not essential. He plans his trips by looking through a picture book of America ' s National Parks. He tries to go to interesting places with beautiful sights. In determining who goes with him Monaghan doesn ' t pick the people, instead they pick him. If one is compatible and has the time, strength, determination, and money to go, they are welcome. Preparation for the summer trips begin in the early Spring with Monaghan riding 50 miles on weekends. During the journey ' s he rides at least 100 miles a day; the trips usually are around 1 000 miles long. His next trip will be to many Historic sites in the North-Eastern United States. Whether biking through America or just riding through town, Monaghan says to take care and " Don ' t get hit by a truck. " JOHN BECKER: Basic Govern- ment, U.S. History, Advanced Government, Psychology MICHAEL BLOMBACH: Gen- eral Science, Life Science, Physics ROBERTA BULTEMEIER: P.E. ANNETTE CAMPBELL: Litera- ture, Grammar 9 and 1 SHIRLEY CASTERLINE: Princi- pal ' s Secretary WILMA COLLINS: Attendance Clerk MAX CROWNOVER: Special Ed Science, Special Ed Lab JACOB DELAGRANGE: Princi- pal SUSAN EDWARDS: Special Ed Consumer Economics DENNIS ELLER: Speech, Grammar 9 and 10 1 80 Faculty Flying Is one ol Michael Blombach ' s many talents He is an aviation instructor in his spare lime- In a larewell party for Marie Vondran, secretary to the principal, John Garvin releases pictures of her as part of thecelebration- LOIS EMENHISER: Study Hall, Office Worl BEULAH FAULSTICK: Cloth- ing 1 -6. House Interior Design SUZI FISHER: Journalism, Yearbook Advisor, Photogra- phy, Herald Advisor, Grammar DIANE FRITCHA: Administra- tive Athletic Secretary JOHN GARVIN: Geometry, Consumer Math, Trigonometry CAROL GLOSSENGER: Short- hand 1-4, Typing CAROL HALL: Nurse JOHN HANS: Business Machines, Recordkeeping, Notehand, Business English, Typing CHARLES HENKE: Lit 9. Com- munications, Concert Choir, Mixed Choir, Music Apprecia- tion JEANHERTIG: Foods 1-4 Faculty 1 81 Demonstrations provide use- ful knowledge and experience for the Science students in IVIr, Keitfi Hunnings class BEVERLY HEVEL Worker IMC RON HOFFER: Bookkeeping JUNE HOLT; Grammar 10-11 STAN HOSTETLER Life Science, Biology LAWERENCE HUFF: Senior English, American Literature DON HUML: Biology 1 2, TV Productions, Life Science KEITH HUNNINGS: General Science, Chemistry JERRY ISCH: Woods 1-4 LOREN JONES: Assistant Principal, Attendance Supen ision VIRGINIA JONES: Opportunity 1 82 — Faculty, Staff A class to last a litetime When you meet a truly intelligent person, one who you might call " learned, " you can tell. And when you speak with English teacher R. Lawrence Huff, you know he ' s one of those select few. With interests in meterology, photography, poetry and half a dozen other words that end in " y " . Huff is a versatile man. And with questions on great books sporadically interspersed with rages against welfare, bureaucracy, " Zoom the Broom, " and a thousand other " evils, " he is a volatile one. " If I had my way, the public school system would be totally changed, " he said. " Classes wouldn ' t meet every day, students and teachers could go out for coffee after a class, learning would take place outside the classroom. " Huff used some of his ideas when some of the students in Senior English went out for dinner and a night out at the Civic ' s production of Shakespeare ' s " As You Like It. " Through his classes, the educator expounds much of his philosophy. His classes " last forever " (or they ar en ' t worth teaching) and the students love it. " He goes over things really fast, " said Senior English student, Cecelia Falkenburg. " But also he ' s concerned. " Special Education teacher, Roger McNett shows one of his other skills by assisting Paul Armstrong at ID round up. Intellects are hard to find but English Dept Head Larry Huff reeks with Information while he instructs his Senior English class. HAMILTON KART: Debate, Communications, Recreational Reading. Lit 9 JAMES KIRKTON: Grammar 9-1 1 LYNN KLOP ENSTEINE: Biology, Physiology. Botany, Zoology VIRGINIA KORN: Guidance Counselor PHIL KURTZ: Guidance Counselor TOM LAMB: U.S. History, World History JANET LEFFEL: Foods, Needlecraft BETTY LUENBERGER: U.S. History, Government, Geography HOWARD LININGER: Prep Band, Symph Band. Concert Band SAM MclNTURFF: Algebra, Consumer Math, Geometry Faculty, Staff— 183 MEMBERS OF EAST ALLEN COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD; Standing David Davis, Thomas Kurtz. Mary Barksdale, David Hockemeyer, Robert Beerbower, Merle Gang, DeWayne Heckley Gymnastics coach and Phys Ed instructor Mrs, Roberta Bul- temeyer guides Kattiy Demon- tridas around ttie uneven bars In addition to teactiing a class- mate spotting techniques. ROGER McNETT; Special Education Math, Geography, Sociology DORIS LV NN: Spanish 1-4 SAM MAY: P E , Advanced P E , Ofticiating PAT MONAGHAN- U,S History, Sociology HANK NIETERT Algebra, Consumer Math. Academic Algebra S I EVE NELSON: Art 1 2 VERL OBERLIN; Guidance Counselor ANITA OSBORN Grammar Speech, Survey of Lit WILLIAM PARMEN: Computer, Math, Geometry BESS PRINTZOS: Reading, Lit., Speed Reading His " Seven Magic Stones " M agic is the piercing blue eyed butterfly who heads the Art Department. He flits from his water colors, lands at the piano and plays with the touch of a concert pianist. He moves into some jazz, then lightly picks up a pencil and writes a poem. At Christmas time, Dave Tarr, with his magic, created a lovely partridge of blue in a pear tree, one moment, and 45 minutes later had painted 1 5 water colors depicting Christmas. By the time his preparation period was over he had delivered two of his best to the Journalism Department, and wallpapered the teacher ' s lounge with the rest of the paintings. His creativity fills the lounge nearly every day with something different. You may even find him standing on his head, dancing on a table or staging a fight to brighten up the day for the educators. Tarr ' s most recent work is a lovely painting of his daughter Jenny. The Tarr blue eyes are the first thing you see in the painting. He is entering the painting in the Ft. Wayne Art Show. " Seven Magic Stones, " is a book Tarr nearly has ready for publication, he has been sitting on for a while. " I don ' t know why, " says Tarr moving his long slender spider-like fingers up and down a full red beard that looks slightly overpermed. " I was the apple of my mom ' s eye, " he admitted with a grin. " I was born when my parents were older. My mom and Dad are ini their seventies. I ' m thirty, " says Tarr, with a genuine warmth and humor and smile. Tarr is a man who hasn ' t forgotten a religious up-bringing, is one who speaks the language of the intellect one moment, and breathes " I ' m a real cool dude, " the next — He is too. (Story by Suzi Fisher) 1 84 — Faculty, Stati Film is changed by Arl and Ceramics instructor Mr, David Tarr MARY JO PURVIS; French 1 -8 PHIL RITCHIE Auto Mechan- ics KAY ROBERTS: IMC Worker MAXINE ROBERTS: Study GUENTHER ROHRMOSER: German 1-8 MARSHA SAPPENFIELD: Sec- retary CARL SIPE: Typing 1-2 DON STEBING: Typing 1-2 NORMAN STEPHEN: Office Practice. Economics. Introduc- tion to Business DONALD STEWARD: Drawing 1-4, Metals Faculty 1 85 Sludy hall advisor Lois Emen- hiser executes one of her numerous duties as offset printer; operating tfie copy mactiine. She ' s all work and no play! Busy people like Lois Emenhiser are hard to keep up with, but she finds the time for 1 1 children and eleven granchildren, writes poetry and enjoys crafts. During school Emenhiser supervises two study halls, after school detention, runs the offset printer, cashiers the lunch periods and sorts mail on a typical school day. She has been doing her job for four years. " I just wish more students appreciated it. " she said. When Ms. Busy has nothing better to do she spends her time as chairperson of a Catholic: group for divorced parents, lending support toi people who are looking to find friends. " I don ' t have much fun, " she said. " I don ' t go out and have fun. " Emenhiser finds time to take classes in the humanities at I.U. — Purdue. Lois has been extremely helpful to me, said: Suzi Fisher. " No matter how busy she is she-j always takes time to do my printing when I need it. " JOE SUMPTER: Assistant Principal DAVID TARR: Ceramics, Metal Craft, Printmaking. Sculpture, Art 1 2 GEORGE TURNER: Mactiine Metals RICHARD WEICK: US, History, Economics BARB WEIDA: Guidance Secretary 1 86 — Faculty, Staff Accidents occur when Physical Education is not taken seriously by those involved, Sam May the safely of his stu- dents Head Librarian LuAnn Beaman varies her opinion at a teacher ' s meeting An Art show was held in 1979 at Arllink by Steve Nelson Poetry with 25 related pictures were on dis- JACK WETZEL Special Education Health. Language Art, Reading ART WILDER: Algebra 1 and 2, Academic Algebra, Consumer Math TODD WRIGHT: Latin 1-6, Mythol- ogy KAY YODER: PE , Health JOYCE ZUERCHER: Electricity, Power Turbins Faculty 1 87 -, iwr?J» ' - Ads -Index Sponsors — they support the school, produce, and sell the goods students buy. For popular- ity, necessity, whatever the case the stu- dent purchased the wares. There was a willingness to serve or helpful advice in questionable situations from the sales clerk or nnanager. Through the service, and answers one found the goods he wanted or needed and could continue " Reaching for the Best, " in all areas of interest. F 7 l ' II iM ' k While Swan is empty at times, like here in tine deli. Buy now and save later Is the motive Tim Shambah takes when he looks at a car. Ads lndex divider — 189 A Adams, Khris, 36, 38, 39 Adams, Tina, 36, 38, 39 Adkisoh, Dave Allgeier, Mike Ames, Tammy, 79 Amstutz, Annie Amstutz, Greg Anderson, Betty, 1 13 Anderson, Brenda Arens, Fran Arens, Genevieve Armbrust, Jane Arnold, Beth Arnold, Betty Arnold, Doug Arnold, Kathy Arnold, Randy Arnold, Robin Ashbaugh, John Ashman, Karen, 89, 125 Atkinson, Dave Atkinson, Thomas Atkison, Rich Augustine, Karen Aurand, Greg Ausdran, Lori B Bev ' s Hair ' urn 622 Broadway New Haven. IN 46774 Phone: 493-4704 Put a little magic back in your hair call Bev or Michelle. 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Paul Melin, Ann Ramsey, Joe Bayse, Kim Hull, Dawn McMahon, Julie Hans. 192 Ads index Auto Bumper Exchange Inc. 2321 Bremer Road Ft. Wayne, IN BODY RMNTSHQP, Al Gratz Body Paint Shop 5327 New Haven Ave. Ft. Wayne, IN Ads Index 193 Brudder, Judie Brudder, Steve D Dafforn, Scott Dager, Gary Dales, Dave, 61, 94 Dales, Frank, 57, 87 Daly, Brian, 64 Daly, Grant, 63, 82, 84 Daly, Lee Danner, Kattiy Danner, Kinnberly, 74, 75 Danner, Kirk Danner, Linda Darlington, Sharon Daugherty, Carl Daugherty, Deon Daugherty, Doreen Daugherty, Mark Daugherty, Tony Davis, Greg, 82, 83, 83 Davis, Karen Davis, Kimberly, 89 Davis, Kurt, 61 Davis, Lisa Davis, Tamara DeCamp, Gregory, 223 DeCamp, Rick DeCamp, Shelley, 79, 96 Deck, Micheal Deford, Carmen Defervers, Susan DeFreeze, Dennis, 84 DeLucenay, Cheryl DeLucenay, Keith Demetriades, Cathy, 96 Demetriades, Christopher, 64, 64, 82, 83, 85, 94 Denney, Rod Dennis, Denise Dennis, Laura Detro, Diana DeTro, Jeff Dewaelsche, Robert, 77, 93 Dicks, George, 61, 82,94 Dilley, David Dilley, Debi Dillon, Helen Dillon, Jack Dillon, Mark Dillon, Matt Dixon, John Dize, Kathy Dize, Michael, 65 Dobbins, Nancy Doenges, Mark Dolby, Rodney Dominque, Shari Donley, Denise Doster, Frank Doty, Lisa Draime, Scott Drayer, Lisa, 1 19 Drayer, Lori, 28, 29, 43 Dunlap, Allen Dunlap, Julie Dunlap, Sandy Dunn, J. R., 113 - ' Dutt, Mark Buy your groceries at White Swan Supermarket 105 Lincoln Hwy. West New Haven, IN. Just - Sew, Fabric Shop Lincoln Park Plaza New Haven Ind. 46774 Phone 493-3816 1 94 — Ads index Congrafulations to the 1 980 graduates, their mothers and their dads. For All Your Insurance Needs: Kennedy Naiional Life Insurance Co. 3G01 HobsonRoad Fi. Wayne, IN. 468 15 (2 1 9) 484-4 1 47 — 195 Dyben, Sue Dyben, Terry Dykes, Corissa Dyson, Laura Dysorn, Lisa E Eaglin, Shari Eakright, Craig Eanes, Jennifer Easterday, Grant Easterday, Jim Easterly, Ray Everly, Dennis, 61, 77 Evy, Michael Eckelbarger, Gene Eddy, Sheryl Eddington, Tanya Earhlich, Joyce Eichman, Julie Eiden, Mark, 84 Eiden, Steve, 63, 93 Elfird, Linda Ellason, Pat Eliason, Tom Elkins, Rhonda Eisner, Robin Elwood, Gary, 94 Elwood, Lary English, Steve, 109 Ercaline, Chuck Erexson, Myron Erexson, Robert, 1 15 Erpelding, Jerry Erpelding, Tim Ertle, Tony Etter, Kenneth Evans, Tom Eytcheson, Gayle, 79, 104, 105 F Fackler, Scott Faeth, Warren, 63, 94 Fahl, Brian, 86 Falkenberg, Cecilia Fancher, Chris Fanning, Heather Farhoumand, Saghi Feber, Ken Federspiel. Bill, 62, 63, 94 Federspiel, Greg Federspiel, Mike Feichter, Mary Feldman, Michael Felten, Amy, 79, 104 Felten, Brian Fey, Beth Filosa, John, 63 Filosa, Phillip, 94, 95 Fink, Henry Fischer, Ed Fisher, Dawn Fisher, Mike Fitzgerald, Jeff, 61, 94 For Your Insurance Needs: Ron Elwood Insurance Del Mart Plaza New Haven, IN Phone 749-9696 Lincoln National Bank 507 Broadway New Haven, IN. 1 96 — Ads index E. H. Harper Son Funeral Home 939 Main Q4reef New Haven, IN. 493-4433 G.M.C. Truck Sales 5905 Lincoln Highway 30 East Ft. Wayne, IN. Phone:749-5781 Neddeff Homes 7116 Blue Beech Drive Ft. Wayne, Indiana 485-8809 Hartman Brothers Heating and Air-conditioning 535 Green Street New Haven, IN. 46774 Phone 749-1624 — 197 Franklin. Lisa Frederick, Ron, 63, 77 Fritcha, Lisa Fritcha, Todd, 77, 93 Fritcha, Sliaron Froelich, Randy Froman, Billy Froman, Susan Fruit, Ellie Fruit, Vicki Fryback, Connie Fuller, Debra Fultz, Robb G Gagnon, Hollee Gagnon, Matt Galbraitti, Brenda Gallmeyer, Maria Garbe, Lisa Gardner, Edward Gardner, Elaine Garman, Deidre Gaskill, Marty, 93 Garstka, Chris Garstka, Dan, 61 , 93 Gasper, Frankie Gasteiger, Gary, 84 Gatewood, Steve Gear, Dale Gebert, Darcy Gebert David Gebert, Loren, 61 Geels, Scott, 82, 84 Geeslin, Tina Gehring, Dan, 50 Geisler, Steve Gentile, Chris, 57,72,87 Gentile, Michael, 61, 77 Gentile, Trina, 74 Geradot, Jeff Geradot, Wiley Gerke, Mark, 100 Gerke, Michael, 87 Gibson, Jan, 79 Gilbert, Bob Gillenwater, Chuck Gillenwater, Kathy Gillenwater, Mark Girardot, Jamie Girardot, Kim Gitter, Dennis Gladieux, Mark Gladieux, Michelle Glaze, Gordon, 87 Goings, Karen, 69 Gongaware, Richard, 65 Goranson, Rex, 93 Gorr, Diane Goulet, Diane Goulet, Michelle Grady, Errin Grady, Mlndy Graebner, Greg Graft, JoAnn Graft, Wade, 98 Graham, Brad, 72,72, 110 Graham, Chris, 61 , 77 Graham, James Graham, Joe, 77, 126 Gratz, Sheila Gratz, Sylvia, 89, 221 Appointments preferred call: 749-5246 dhe yankee Clipper BARBER AND STYLE SHOP 359 Lincoln Hwy. West New Haven, Indiana . r?t:T 4 Belmont Stores liWMinich Road New Haven, IN 749-4961 Almei, Inc. 9teel Fabricators 300 Harizell Road New Haven. IN. 4G774 Youtz Electric Shop 124 Lincoln Highway East New Haven, IN. 46774 Phone 749-1580 J.C. Automotive 206 Lincoln Highway New Haven, IN. 46774 Ads— 199 Fitzgerald, Jim, 62, 63, 86, 92, 93, 94, 125, 192 Flaugher, Shawn Fletcher, Charlene Fletcher, Starlene Flotow, Stuart Ford, Joseph Ford, Robin Forsyth, Dave Foust, Joy Fox, Pam, 96, 97 Fracassini, Judy Graves, James Gray, Lori Green, Chris Gremaux, Julie Gremaux, Larry Gremaux, Rita Griggs, Natham Grimmer, Diane Grimmer, Nick, 131 Gross, Julie, 39, 192 Groves, Gary, 84 Groves, Janet Guenin, John Guenin, Randy, 72 Guenther, Anne Grumbert, Sherry H Hahn, Julie, 192 Hahn, Lisa Hale, Robert Halftery, Valerie, 129 Hall, Cathy Halpin, David Halpin, Heather Hammond, Karen Handschy, Brenda Hanke, John Hanke, Teresa Hanni, Gary Hanni, Susan Harding, Becky Harding, Brad, 63, 94 Harding, John, 62, 63, 94, 117 Harkenrider, Tammy Harper, Kevin, 61, 84,93 Harrington, Cheryl Harrington, Mark Harshbarger, Micky Hart, Jamie Hart, Tammy Harter, lOnya Hartman, Carl Hastings, James, 61 Hathaway, Gordon Hathaway, Nancy, 74 Haus, Tom, 72, 87 Haverstick, Jon, 49 Haverstick, Robin Hawkins, Ellen, 129 Hecht, Julie Hemsoth, Dawn Heintzelman, Mary Heitkamp, David, 60, 61 Heitkamp, Ruth Hellinger, Jeff, 61 Henry, Dave Henry, Germaine Henry, Jane Henry, Lori Henry, Rita MICHAEL A. NOLT Knife Salesman Oriental Arts Corp. 341 Twillo Run Phone 749-4964 New Haven, IN 46774 Dr. S.P. Bennett 505 Broadway New Haven, IN Phone: 749-5494 - Dr. Fred Dahling Dahling Building New Haven, IN Phone: 749-0433 200 — Ads index Lopshire Flowers 6418 E. 9iafe Blvd. Ff. Wayne. IN Phone: 493-1581 If you ' re looking for low prices and good quality . . . go to: Ft. Wayne Pioneer Mobile Homes Inc. 7501 Lincoln Highway East Ft. Wayne, IN. 46803 Four Winds Beautij Qalon 1332 Minnich Road New Haven, IN. 46774 Phone: 748-9617 Brother ' s of the Qhears 415 Lincoln Highway Easi New Haven, Indiana Phone: 493-2675 — 201 Henry, Tina, 222 Herberger, Mark Herberger, Renee Hevel, Greg, 87, 90. 91 Hicke, Richard Hicks, Robert Heber, Matthew Hilker, Elizabeth Hill, Darryl Hill, Julie Hills, Tony Hilton, William Hoag, Robert Hockemeyer, Lori Hotacker, Mary Hofackee, Tim Holler. Tim, 61, 77, 86 Hunter, Craig, 126 Hunter, Curt Hunter, Mike, 63, 94 Hoftman. 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IN. Phone: 749-1025 202 Ads index BRENTA. WINANS Agent Like A Good Neighbor, STATE FARM Is Tliere SUITE 220 909 COLISEUM BOULEVARD NORTH FORT WAYNE. INDIANA 46805 BUS. PHONE 219 424-1265 HOME PHONE 2 19 426-6100 STATE FARM INSURANCE ART NEEDLEWORK SUPPLIES Selection Quality Service Diane McAbee Lincoln Park Plaza New Haven, IN 46774 493-4337 arn Kathryn Eggeman 340 W. Cox Dr. Ft. Wayne. IN 46807 745-7626 Ehlerding Kawaski 61 19 U.S. 30 East Ft. Wayne, IN Phone: 749-9686 TON ALES 535 Broadway Stratton Auto Sales, Inc. Phone: 493-3637 New Haven, IN Ads index — 203 K Kage, Bob Kage, Patti Kaiko, Mike Kamdar. GIta Kamdar, Sarlta Kanable, Janet, 130 Karpe, Graig Karpe, Jerry, 109, 115 Karrick, Shelly, 130 Kattau, Gyndi Kattau. 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R. D. DAVIS 630 BROADWAY NEW HAVEN, INDIANA 46774 Telephone (219) 749-8200 Phone: 749-2152 Robert E. Ahlesmeyer Delmar Plaza Ft. Wayne, IN 208 Ads index Coast to Coast U.S. 30 and Minnick Rd Bushe ' s Cycle 618 Broadway New Haven, IN Phone: 493-1727 Ads — 209 Metzler, Steve Meyer, Barb, 167 Meyer. Lisa, 167 Meyers, Karen. 167 Mierau, Nancy, 167 Mierau. Theresa Miller. Bill, 167 Miller. Dienne, 167 Miller, Edward, 167 Miller, Gary Miller, Greg, 167 Miller, Lisa, 102, 103, 167 Miller, Lora, 167 Miller, Marci, 167 Miller, Paul, 167 Miller, Randy. 167 Miller. Sharon, 167 Miller, Thomas, 108 Miller. Trudy. 167 Mills, Jerry Milner, Linda, 167 Miquelon, 61, 77, 167 Mitchel, Dennie, 61, 77, 167 Mizer, Maria Mohr, Melinda Monesmlth, Matt, 50, 65, 98, 99, 167 Monhollen, Walter, 167 Moore, Dan. 61. 167 Moore, Jeff, 61, 167 Moore, Tina, 79, 89. 167 Mosure, Chuck Mosure. Steve, 167 Mowery, Lisa, 41 Mowery, Michael. 167 Moyer, Karen, 74, 167 Moyer, Mary Kay, 74, 167 Murphy, Brent Murphy. Tim. 65 Murua. James Myers, Dave N Nahrold. Tony Nartker, Cheryl Nellson, Larry, 86 Neilson, Mark Nelson, Roger Newkirk, Karen, 104 Newkirk, Teresa, 102, 103, 125 Newfyear. Bruce Nichter. Charles Nichter. Steven 61 Nix, Bernard Nix, Jeff Nolt, Michael Nomina, Linda, 128 Norris, Doug, 93 North, Anthony North, Greg Norton, Rick, 72, 92, 94 Norton, Ron. 72. 86. 87. 223 Nuckols, Angela I INSURANCE SERVICE Dick Rlller — 527 Broadway — New Haven, IN 46774 — Phone: (219) 493-4468 , I » » »L,w X» «ii»i II I. ffwpppii :?3 --- -A_. -a« ;; Mirage supporters James P. Sidell 1208 Lincoln Hwy. East New Haven, IN 46774 Phone: 493-4442 J. S. Shepherd O.D Optometrist 1003 Lincoln Hwy. E. New Haven, IN 46774 Phone: 749-1025 210 — Ads index We Support the Bulldogs Rack and Helen ' s Bar 525 Broadway New Haven, IN 46774 Josten ' s 11106 Lantern Lane Fori Wayne, IN 46825 Eastern Court Motel EASTERN COURT VACANCY Weekly and Daily Rates Phone 749- 9119 x MJi mrr i iKr i_t»K 127 U.S. Highway 30 West New Haven. IN 211 o Oberlln, Sara Ocock. Dale Oechsle. Dave Oechsle, Denise, 37 Olson, Karen Ortner, Tinn Ortner, Todd Osborn, Rose Osborn, John Osmun, John P Palmer, Angle Palmer, Beth Palmer, Kurt, 61, 93 Parker, Doug Parker, Gary, 50, 51 Parker, Jenny, 169 Parker. Vickie Parks, John Parnin, Jenny Parnin, Pam, 78, 79, 169 Patterson, Kathy, 169 Patton, Bonnie, 169 Patton, LaDonna Pauley, Mai. 169 Paulsen, Gorden Paulsen, Victor Payne, John. 169 Payne. Mary. 169 Peaks, Greg, 82, 84, 169 Peck, Steve Peden, Michael, 169 Peden, Shavian, 169 Pence. Richard, 169 Pepe, Sharon, 169 Pepe, Teresa, 169 Perkins, Dave Perlberg. Chris, 169 Peters, Dan, 126, 169 Peters, Robert, 169 Peters, Sue. 169 Pfingston. Brian. 169 Pfundstein, Mindy, 169 Pickett, Barbara Pickett, Denise, 74, 96, 97, 169 Pickett. Dennis Pickett. Elaine Roberts, Nancy Robinson, Dave, 171 Robinson, Kim, 171 Robinson, Stephanie, 171 Rocha, Greg Rocha. Jerry Rocha. Linda. 171 Rochaby, Cindy, 171 Rodenbeck, Robin, 171. 192 Roehling. Don, 171 Roemer, Deanne Romine, Lisa Romines, Brent Rondot, John. 98. 171 North American Moving Storage. Inc. PSCI 3302A An Agent for North American Van Lines ICC MC 107012 Phone: 429-2333 Walker ' s Studio 3215 S. Calhoun Ft. Wayne, IN 46807 Phone: 745-3193 212 Ads index Ramsey Auto-Glo 435 Lincoln Highway New Haven, Indiana 749-2987 Ft. Wayne Pioneer Mobile Homes, Inc. 7501 Lincoln Highway East Ft. Wayne, IN. 46803 Fritcha ' s Construction 1662 Hartzell Road New Haven, Indiana 46774 749-2550 749-2364 f fl ' Congratulations To The Class Of ' 80 td o 833 Magnavox Way Ft. Wayne, IN 46804 Phone: 432-0581 — 213 L S Alignment 220 Hartzell Road New Haven, IN. Phone: 749-2435 Barbara-Ann Beauty Salon 508 Broadway New Haven, IN. 46774 Phone: 749-5688 Open Monday thru Saturday Havenhurst Golf Course 216 North Rufus New Haven, IN. 46774 749-5025 PIZZA THIN OR SICILIAN SANDWICHES SPAGHETTI SALAD BAR ' We ' re All Over The Place " New Haven Plaza New Haven, IN. 46774 Phone 493-1589 214 — Ads 547 Lincoln Highway East Phone: (219)749-5548 MSlB Wood Burners Johnson Add-on Furnace Fisher: Radiant SFB: Hot Water n 1 fa ii SHOES Lincoln Park 9hoes 805 Lincoln Highway West New Haven, IN. 46774 heehan Endurance y qencu Jul ' o life ire — - C ommefcla I C uqene y. Iteekan 2314 rJLaKe Jtvenue f- none 424-3840 1 Ads 215 Pickett, Steve 77, 169 Pickett, Todd 86,87 Pieper, Carl 169 Plana, Dawn 169 Police, David 169 Police, Philip Police Trudy 169 Poppe, Delila169 Poppele, Lori 169 Porter, Mark Potter, Gary 169 Potter, Rtionda Poviiers, Denise Pranger, Andy Pranger, Mark Provow, Paul Proximire, Kelly Pumphrey, Monique Q Quant, Sue 74 R Rager, Michael Rager, Tim 61 Ralston, Melinda Ramsey, Ann 192 Rathgaber, Jane Raihgaber, Scott 28, 29, 50, 65 Rauch, Rich Raugh, Kelly Raugh, Todd Rausch, Chuck Raver, Wendy Ray, Randy 63, 94 Reed, Sheryl Reagin, Anastasia 46 Redmon,Greg48, 99 Reed, Scott , Reed, Shane Reed, Sherry Reimschisel, Bill 87 Reimschisel, Denise Reimschisel, Dennis 61 Reinewald, Spencer Reinhart. Dave Reinharl, Kelly Reinhart, Tony Reising, Chris Renninger, David Resor, Penn " Resor, Tracey Reuille, Jack Reuille, Kirk Reynolds, Todd Rhoades, Gail 79, 88 Rhoades, Kathy Richart, Bonnie Richhart, Jim Richhart, Ten Rider, Sherry Rikard, Lisa Rinard, JoeUyn Rinard, Vicki Ritter, Laura 122 Rilter, Rick 171 Roach, Joy Roark, Paul 171 Roberts, Jamie Roberts, Johnnie 1 71 Roberts, Kim Trion 503 BROADWAY NEW HAVEN, IN 46774 Phone 519-493-2265 HALL ' S COMMISARY RESTAURANT W RESTAURANTS x -liiiKtlMe 216 U.S. HIGHWAY 30 EAST NEW HAVEN, INDIANA 46774 FAMILY DINING • DRIVE-THRU WINDOW Phone (219) 493-6622 PRIVATE BANQUETS KXKCr TIM: OKKK.K: 219- W:5- J l»9 NEW HAVEN WIRE CABLE, INC. Magnet Wire Mailing Address P.O. Box 266 N« v Haven. IN 1677 1 216 ' Barker Laboratories Incorporafed Investigative 9pecialist 207 Main 9treef New Haven, IN. 46774 H. F. Davis, Director A W Rootbeer Stand 411 U.S. Highway 30 New Haven, IN. Jetco Plastics 534 Eben Street New Haven, IN. JECTO Plastics, Inc. PIASTIC MOLDED PRODUCTS NEW HAVEN. INDIANA Ads — 217 Roper, Bob, 127 Royal, Kim, 171 Royal, Scott. 171 Ruble, Kari, 171 Ruble, Wendy Rudolph, Darren, 171 Rudolpti, Rick, 171 Runyan, Doug, 171 Rush, Paul, 171 Rutherford, Lore, 171 Rydell. Mark, 171 s Saalfrank, Don Saalfrank, Joe, 61, 94, 171 St. John, Jeff, 171 St. John, Nathan, 171 St. Meyers, Brent, 171 St. Meyers, Craig, 61, 171 St. Peters, Jay, 171 Salerno. Kirk, 57, 61, 78, 86, 171 Sanders. Lori Sanderson. Kelly Sanderson, Scott Sandys, Alan Sarrazin, Brenda Sarrazin, Debbie Sarrazin, Mike Sarrazin, William Savard, Chantal Savard, Nathalie Saylor. Danny Saylor. Gary Schaefer. Andrew Schaefer. Melanie, 74 Schaefer, Todd Scheidly, Andrea Scheidly. Robin Scheiman, Dave Scherschel, Lida Scherschel, Lynn Schillinger, Jerry, 98 Schimmoller, Elaine Schlup, Sandy Schmidt, Scott Schmidt, Tamara Schneider, Suzanne Schnelker, Robert Schnelker, William, 63, 94 Schoof. Toby Schortgen. Brenda Schrader, Brenda Schrader, Mary Schrader, Tina Schrage, Cindy Schram, Jim Schubert, David Schubert, Eileen Schutte. Mary Schwaben, Tina Seals, Rick, 127 Sebell, Kenneth Seelig, Joe Seemann, Lauri Seemann, Sara Servos. Marc Shadle, Mickey Shaffer, Greg Shaffer, Melea Shaffer, Michelle, 40 Shaffer. Steve. 52 Shambaugh. Tim Shavif. David. 60. 61. 86 Sheehan, Jennifer Sherrill, Dianna Sherrill, Steve Shifflett, Keith Shifflett, Keri Shifflet, Kevin Shinaberry, Sharon Shipley, Angela Short. Mitch Showman. Jeff Shultz. Jeanne. 96 Shultz. Norman Shuman. Doug Sickafoose. Nancy. 28. 29, 102. 103 Sickles. Frank Siebert. David Simmons, Angle Simpson. Marji Sims. Steve. 77 Skalecki. John Skalecki. Steve Slough. Greg Smith. Brian Smith. Cherie Smith, Connie Smith, Donna Smith, Greg, 61 Smith, James Smith. Mark Smith. Marshall Smith. Rhonda. 117 Smith. Russ Smith. Scott Smith. Stuart Smith. Tim Smuts. Brian. 43 Snell. Tami Snyder. Dave Snyder. Patrick. 61. 84. 86 Snyder, Rob Snyder, Sherry Snyder, Steve. 171 Snyder, Teresa, 43, 222 Sorrell, Christel Sovine. Gary Sovine. Jeff Sowers, Rick Speaks. Scott ■ Spearin. Julie Spearin. Stephanie Spencer. Cindy Springer. Angle Springer. Jay Sprunger. Patricia. 74 Squier. Jack Staak. Chris. 61. 87 Starkey. Bob Steger. Donna Steger. Edward. 84. 93 Steger. Michelle. 74. 96 Steigerwald, Linda Steigerwald. Richard Steigarwald. Tammy Stein, Terry Steiner. Kim Stevens. Cathy. 109 Stewart. Debbie Stewart. Parker Steir. Brian Steir. Mark. 61 Stiltner. Susan Stilwell. Gary Stoller. Andrea Stoller, Angela. 96 Stoller, Bridget. 74.96. 126 Stoller. Denny. 87, 90 Stone. Brenda Stone, John, 61 Strader. Beth. 89 Strader. Tina. 89 Strow. Natalie. 129 Stuerzenberger. Holly Stuerzenberger, Janell Stumbo, Mario Sturgill, Lesa Swaidner, Tim Swanson, Caria Sweet. Michael Swenson. David Swenson. Nathon. 70. 93. 94 Swope. Cindy Swagart. Brent. 61 Swygart. Christa Szink. Nancy Sztuk, David Sztuk. Lisa T Talbott, Christina Tarka, Mike, 99 Tate, Fred, 115 Tate, Steven Taylor. Mathew. 61.93 Taylor. Robert Teague. Tom Terry. Dawn Terry. Paul Tevis. Kathy Theurer. Kris. 74 Thompson. Chris. 63, 84, 94 Thompson. Chris Thompson. Tammy Thorp. Mary. 79 Timmons. Evelyn. 41 Timmons. Wade Tinker. Denise Tobln. Edward Tobin. John Todd. Marc. 28. 29. 43. 44. 45 Toenges. Tammy Torrez. Kelly Torrez. Linda Torrez. Steven. 82. 99 Trammell. Gus Tribolet. Jim Trowbridge. Cindy Trzynka. Patty Turner. Pam Tustison. Holly Tutwiler. Tracy u Updike. Tim Urschel. Gary 218 V Vachon. Michael Vachon, Pat Vachon, Tom, 93, 94, 117 Van Allen, Frank, 177 Vandermotten, Andrew, 177 Vandervelde, Henderina VanHalst, Jetf VanKirk, Tom, 177 VanTilburg, Julie, 74, 75, 96, 177 Vincenski, Kevin Vincenski, Rick Vogelwede, Teresa Vogelwede, Tom, 177 Voirol, Robert Vondran, Alicia, 177 Vondran, Joellyn, 177 Vondran, Randall Voorhies, Douglas, 177 Vorick, Eileen, 177 Vowles, Margaret Vowles, Samuel w Wacasey, Kelly, 177 Waggoner, Karen, 117, 177 Wagner, Kim, 177 Wagner, Marcia Waldick, Brett, 177 Waldron, Kirk Wyrick, Carl Wallace, Joanne, 177 Wallace, Susan Walls, Theresa, 177 Walsh, Dan, 61, 86, 177 Wallemath, Chris, 61, 177 Warren, Doug Watkins, Joyce, 177 Watson, Belinda Walters, Judy, 89, 177 Walters, Kevin, 177 Weaver, Tim, 177 Webster, Andy, 177 Weekly, Marilyn Weida, Kris, 89, 177 Weikel, Larita, 96, 177 Weisenburger, Lisa Werling, Dawn. 177 Werling, Elizabeth, 177 Werling, Timothy Wetoskey, Rhonda Wetoskey, Wanda Wetter, Julie, 21, 104, 105 White, Cathy, 96 White, Kathy, 79, 96 Whitelaw, Harriet Whiteman, Nancy, 104 Whiteman, Penny Whitney, Michael, 77, 94 Wiegmann, Diane Wilcox, Tim Williams, Linda Williams, Nena Williams, Robin Williams, Roy Williams, Shelly Williford, Ann Wilson, Andrew Wilson, Christina Wilson, Edward Wilson, Lis Wilson, Lori Wilson, Robert, 166 Wilson, Ted, 70, 82, 125 Wissler. Gregory, 87, 100 Wixted, Joe Woenkhaus, David, 61, 77 Woenkhaus, Richard Wolf, Nancy Wolf, Todd Wolfe, Rebecca, 44, 96 Wood, Carma Wood, Darren Wood, Gordon Wood, Michele Woods, Brenda Woods. Jeannett Woods, Mark Woods, Mike Woods, Tammy Workman, Scott, 72, 93, 127 Worman, Rick Wormcastle, Margaret Wright, James Wright, Steve Wulff, Sue Wynn, Jeff Y Yagodinski, Christine, 79 Yagodinski, Greg Yagodinski, Judy, 77 Yagodinski, Patrick Yingling, Dona Young, Dougas z Zahm, Elaine Zelt, Ed, 94 Zimmerman, Jodie Zink, Todd Zuercher, Brian, 63, 94 Zuercher, Gregory, 62, 63, 94 Zuercher, Karen Zurbuch, John, 65 Zurbuch, Ann, 89 Zurbuch, Kathleen, 89 V V 7 olume 42 of the New Haven High School Mirage yearbook was printed by Taylor Publishing Company, P.O. Box 597, Dallas, Texas, 75221. Printing was done using the offset lithography process from staff designed layouts. Color photography v ' as printed, reproduction grade, type C prints, by Walker ' s Studio, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Kodachrome film was used in shooting all of the color. Black and white photographs used in the book were printed in the Ivlirage darkroom on Polycontrast paper. All portrait photographs were processed by Walker ' s Studio, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Typefaces used were as follows; Helvetica in opening, closing and division pages; Helvetica medium in student life, album, sports, academics. Opening, closing, and division pages body copy was set in 10 points and 15 points width; all other set in 16 and 17 picas. Captions and folio tabs were set in 8 points. Headlines were set in Helvetica medium. All type was set by the Ivlirage typesetters. A press-run of 800 books preceded the 224-page book delivery to the school. 1980 MIRAGE STAFF Editor — Jerry Karpe Co-editor — Shelly Karrick Business Manager — Beth Hull Copy Editor — Curt Hunter Ads-Index — Rob Arnold, Pat Eliason Writers: Greg Jones, Curt Hunter, Stacey Reagin, Janet Kanable, Jeff King, Jay Brown, Julie Hecht, Julie Lothamer, Rick Vincenski, Mike Dize. Typesetters — Cindy Rochyby, Shelly Karrick, Jennifer Sheehan. Photographers: Nick Grimmer, Greg Jones, Bill Bowlin, Todd Sheeler, Steve Snyder, Kevin Walters, Mark Gerke, Stacey Biteman, Chris Fancher. Advisers: Suzi Fisher, Jim Grim A special thanks to all those who helped finish this yearbook. staff colophon index — 219 Designer Clothes, Iranian Crisis, Gas Prices With a pass in hand, Greg Decamp waits to see one of the administrators. I verything you did was something special, it had to be the best. All [through the year you were there, reaching for the best. You were out at night trying to cram the most into hours that could never be long enough. You got up early for school, hopped into the shower, and made it to first period before the bell rang. All along, though, you picked something up. Designer clothes were in so you bought them. Converse or a racing stripe had to be on the tennis shoes or you were definitely out of it. Wrangler and Lee jeans were replaced with high fashion names — tight fitting styles and names like Calvin Kline, Jordache, and Gloha Vanderbilt. Not only were they high fash- ioned, but high priced. You were only too glad to pay the price because they made you look your best. World situations were definitely not at their best. The Iranian crisis brought fear of another war and arguments over the legality of the draft. But you didn ' t pay attention to much of what was said because it brought you down and made you lose sight of what you wanted. The price of gas kept rising higher and higher. It didn ' t stop you from driving to school. There was too much trouble involved in taking the bus, and finding a ride wasn ' t that easy. Besides, it allowed more time to do what you wanted to after school and added to your prestige among your friends. Female faculty members show their support for the varsity basketball team. Portraying mascots from local schools, they try to steal the trophy away from Vic the Bulldog 220 Closing Junior Sylvia Gratz pushes open the door as she makes her way into the auditerla. Business teachers discuss the hall decorations in the business hall 221 Winning seasons brought more exciting pep ses- sions than in recent years. Rising to their feet and clapping, Highlights Teresa Snyder and Tina Henry show their spirit. r ' _ • t 222 Closing Friends, Cliques, Conference Champs, Early Release All year long you tried to get others to like you. You wore the clothes tliey wore, you spoke the way they did, and you acted like all your friends. Sure, you were a part of the crowd, the clique, like the others, but you still were your own per- son, someone different fronn the others. It was a good year for these sports. The basketball team was conference champi- ons and even the football team reached higher in the standings. The winning teams brought more school spirit and better respect for the players. Pep sessions left something to be desired, especially for seniors with early dismissals. Besides going through her daily routine of going to class all day Julie Martins tielps out in the office. Sometimes all homework and reading can ' t be done at home. Ron Norton glances up at passing students while reading. Closing — 223 The Juniors at one of the pep sessions show their spirit by covering the gym with paper confetti. [EQaaDDdDog (?© ■GDq© B©St5 Pep Sessions, Speech Team, Food Fights, Graduation ir Though they weren ' t the best, the cheerleaders kept trying to improve them. With help from Coach Eller the Speech team moved on to better things. First place standings became a common event themselves placing in their respective events. Three members went on to com- pete in state. When one could no longer bring one- self to eat the cafeteria lunches at the end of the year, you found it convenient to throw it at the person across the table o: across the auditeria. The year was over. Sometimes yoL grasped what you reached for, othe times it was at your finger tips but yo could not quite take hold of it. Thing were better in most cases but sometime there were problems that didn ' t work out Though the year is over and done wit you will continue to " Reach for the Best. Sometimes appreciation is shown in strange ways. On the last day of student teaching tor Greg Mansfield, he had to make his way through TP 224 Closing ' e ' ' ' - , ■.. Vv;-;»:.T ' J ' . i ' ; " ' a:. " ••• ' ? 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