New Kensington High School - Taleoken Yearbook (New Kensington, PA)

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ENGRAVINGS: Jalm 86 Ollier Engraving Co., Chicago, Illinois PRINTING: V The Eagle Printery, Butler, Pennsylvania PHOTOGRAPHY: Colao Studios Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania COVERS: Kingslcraft Covers, Kingsport, Tennessee fm Q: ' 1 T 1 f X X N ,-fefseff if f ff! fjffa V J 7 fy! QW' xi Q .l , , m The Senior Class 'of New Kensington High School presents A THE TALEOKEN 1 9 4 5 ,2 "I HEAR AMERICA S NGI " db- "I hear America sing- - ing, her varied carols I ,-.N Q hearf' You know, Walt Whitman was right. The United States is a singing nation. Her var- ied songs are sung by all her people in all walks of life. Ken Hi is a typical bit of America. Our music is the same that is sung and played in thousands of other Ken I-Ii's all over the country. We hear swing, an important item to American youth, in some form or other every day. It is so much a part of our school -WHITMAN life that we couldnat get away from it even if we wanted to do so. But Ken Hi also has a deep appreciation of the finer music that has lived and will live for generations. The feeling for good music shown by the band and choir is reflected in the enthusiasm dis- played by the student body for these or- ganizations. Ar the football and basketball games our marches reveal the pulse of Ken Hi. When the crowd is in the right spirit, tense and eager, we hear a new beat in the music. When "Ken Hi's Sturdy Menl' or 'QFight, Ken Hi, Fightv really rolls out of the crowd, and there,s that extra something behind every word and beat, then we have school spirit and our ball team can't lose. "It's for the clear old school I love so wellg it's for the dear old school I yell, I yell, I yellli' At the half, after a preliminary march or two, the music takes a different trend. The whole crowd rises and pays tribute to our Alma Mater. "Hail to thee, our Alma Mater! We with reverence sing to thee of our love and our devotion, of our faith and loyalty. We will cherish thy protection, we will strive to win thee fameg we will thirst for thy af- fection, Ken Hi, we will always love thy name." The Alma Mater, besides being sung at games, is closely woven into our school life. Each time we hear it played or sung, fresh memories arise in our minds. Because of this association, the Taleoken this year has been constructed with the Alma Mater as a theme. It is a kind of national anthem for Ken I-li and applies to all our activities- work and play, equally. Now as we, the class of 1945, graduate from our beloved school, let's pick up the torch for our country, let's shout our national Alma Mater, "The Star Spangled Banner," to the world, let's prove that a singing nation is not a soft one, but is strong and just. There's a long struggle ahead: first, to safeguard our democratic way of life, and then, to keep it. It is up to us, for "conquer we must, when our cause it is just, and this be our motto, in God is our trust." And our Star Spangled Banner shall wave. S Qi ig DEDICATIQN TO THE SPIRIT GF AMERICAN YOUTH We are a challenged youth. db- War has found us eager to fight and die to preserve our song of D -' Freedom, peace asks that we make it the anthem of all peoples. In our wartime years at Ken I-Ii we have learned to sing that song in all its fullness, its quality, its tone. We have lived it in our open class discussions, we have been aware of it during our almost forgotten air-raid drills, we have learned to evaluate it in the brutal terms of empty classroom seats and full hearts. We of this graduating class realize that it is our responsibility to introduce to the youth of every other country this great melody which is such an integral part of our life. It is our duty to bring to the lips of all peoples a song of liberty such as we in Ken I-Ii have known all our lives. That they will welcome it, we are sure, for to their thwarted, starved minds it means more than just freedom of speech and press, from hunger and want. To them it is a symbol of free thinking, of living as they desire, of freedom from oppression. For them it can be priced only as men's lives are valued. With this in mind we strengthen our de- termination to give to them the opportunity to join America as liberty-loving nations, and to help them realize their hopes. Our preparation for the task has been well begun, and we leave Ken I-Ii to enter a school m'ore demanding than any which we could have conceived a few years ago, to be- come a part of a great chorus of all peoples, in- spired by a harmony of tolerance, equality, and democracy. Hail to thee A 9 Our Ima afar FX H U F A. W., v gif? ,- A " 1 4,1-' W lib! xx ' fi - Q I jfgnj I I NM 21' 5.1-f. w ann. 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The importance of sound education and an adequate foundation for the solving of future problems is fully realized by this group of foresighted men. To supervise the activities and welfare of the New Kensington School District is the greatest responsibility of the Board of Education. The plans of the board are put into effective operation by Dr. E. T. Chap- man, superintendent, who has general supervision of the whole school system. Although the mem- bers of the board are chiefly concerned with the more important phases of school work, they are not too busy to see an occasional game, to atrend a play, or even to drop in on an assembly pro- gram. This year the members are Mr. A. F. Daughenbaugh, president, Mr. C. H. Vaughn, Jr., vice president, Dr. H. V. Churchill, treasurer, Mr. F. W. McKean, solicitor, Mr. E. H. Black- burn, Mr. Mancel Gillis, Mr. Howard Stewart, Mr. H. L. Wolf. Miss Veronica Mazur is secretary of the board. SUPERINTENDENT DK. E. T. Cllaplllan Greetings to the Class of 1945- You are graduating while a great war is being fought. Our men and boys are suffering and dying to defend America and to preserve our Democratic way of life. It will be your privilege to contribute your full share to the national effort in total war. In so doing hold fast to your ideals. Your dreams will come true if you work consistently to achieve their substance. The ideals and dreams of youth are our best hope for a lasting peace and a better world. May the clouds that hang so heavily over us soon show their silver lining. Congratulations and personal best wishes to each of you. E. T. Chapman Superintendent of Schools 13 PRINCIPALS ixfif. H. B. WCHVQI' Let's sing "Ken Hi's sturdy men-in Yes, let's all sing "My Country, 'Tis of Thee!" How better can all you boys and girls keep your faith in Ken Hi and build your love for your country, now so precious? In September 1941, 556 boys and girls entered the Freshman Class of Ken Hi and the honored list of graduates from this group now appears on the pages of this book. In years to come, in Whatever way this book may bring back to you through memory your years here, may you always keep your "faith and loyaltyi' in Ken Hi and in our country. H. B. Weaver Principal of the High School 14 - if LUCRETIA BOUCHER J. A. MILLER Dean of Girls Principal of Vocational School O. W. JOHNSON J- R- SISLEY Supervisor of Elementary Grades Principal of Junior High School 15 IN MEMORIAM Mr. Russell Artman Last fall Ken Hi's beloved geometry teacher passed away after a long illness. An instructor in Ken Hi for twenty years, Mr. Artman had a long and full career, one which we believe was of pleasure and Value to him and which certainly was of x great profit to all of us now attending Ken I-Ii and to hundreds of former students. Every day, students entered his classes prepared not only to learn but also to laugh, looking up to him as a teacher, an advisor, and a friend. He inspired the respect of the whole schogl. We will not forget him. HAZEL ARMSTRONG Civics JOHN BATISTE Bookkeeping M. A. BAUGHMAN History J. L. BLACK Mathematics, Economics, Industrial History ,Qvvngyd k KENNETH B5Ei S Chemistry FLORA G. BRADY Spanish, English WILMA BRANTHOOVER History, Geography T. A. BURNETT History 17 FACULTY X FAC LTY CATHERINE CASILLO M. P. FRAZIER Shorthand Patternmaking MARTHA B. CROUSE CARL GLOCK English Health, Physical Education DOROTHY EIGES MARY GOSETTI History, Guidance English, Spanish FLORENCE EWING IRENE .HAWK Library I-'atm DONALD FLETCHER RUTE' fFlfEi1fER -Shop, Mechanical Drawing, ng ls ' 1 tary Health, General Mathematics 18 1945 DOROTHY HARTER Business Mathematics, Algebra CHARLES A. HEYMERS Machine Shop SARAH B. HIGGS Typing, Guidance ROSE HORNER Mathematics, Geography WILLIAM JEFFERSON General, Science, Senior Science HAYDEN P. JULIUS Drafting JOHN L. KEISER Shorthand, Transcription, Commercial Law RUTH I. KENNEDY School Nurse 19 FAC ULTY ALICE KLINKE LYDIA MANNING English, Speech, Di-amatics Secretary in Superintendenfs Office MARY JANE KURTZ Secretary to Mr. Miller JANET MATHISON Biology F. W. LENOX Prolnlcms of Democracy, JOHN D. MATISKO History Biology LOUISE LENOX Vocational Home Economics VERONICA MAZUR Secretary of New Kensington GENESA LONG School Board Salcsmanship, Consumer Education, Retail Training, Junior Business MATHILDA MILAUSKAS Training Secretary to Mr. Weaver 20 1945 WALTER MOONEY Plane Geometry, Algebra, Guidance JESSIE B. MOORE Problems of Democracy, History SADIE I. OWEN English ROSEMARIE PASCARETTA Health, Physical Education ELEANOR PATTERSON Secretary to Mr. Weaver LA RUE PATTERSON French, English MARY VIOLA PHILLIPS Senior High Geography JOSEPH PIERRE Biology, Health Physical Education Zl .L .f-. 1"'5f- A ,s 6' YV L- l 1 I, fi ifl f FAC LTY ROSEMARY RANKIN Typewriting O. REMY Machine Shop Practice ALICE RORABAUGH Latin, Spanish MARTHA E. RUSSELL English JOSEPHINE SEATON Arc EDWARD W. SIEGFRIED Electricity MARGARET M. STUCHELL Vocational Home Economics JANE TAYLOR ' English HELEN K. TERWILLIGER English W. L. VORLAGE Commercial Law, Bank, Office Practice 22 1945 MARIE WALKER Mathematics C. H. WALTER Physics, Pre-Flight, Senior Science R. F. WARNER Related Drafting, Shop Theory V CHARLES C. WEPSIC Related Mathematics, Trade Science EMOGENE WHITACRE Director of Music HELEN S. WINGER Commercial Geography, Bookkeeping FRANCES ZIN E Secretary to the Superintendent ROSE ARCHIBALD Matron Not Pictured Charlotte Kidney 25 Of our love anal our clevotio Of our faith anal loyalty , 13? .4 4XIX'fQ!B5 ' RWM 6 X4 fy-fl Z N fxlfflxfi ASQ! C- fn g ' X X 1-. ' if 1' t 55 Tw' 1 ASSES CL SS OFFICERS Seniors: James Burgart, Samuel Tamburo. Miss Walker, Mrs. Klinke, Michael Michael, Kenneth Adams. Juniors: Mrs. Winger, Robert McLaughlin, Robert Edwards, Palmer Means, Valentino Mennito, Mr. Burnett. Sophomores: James Shields, Gilbert Ashor, Mrs. Terwilligcr, Miss Casillo, Raymond Owczykowski, Dale Evans. Freshmen: Miss Stuchell, Donald Powers, Bryce Schrecongost, Dahn Cappel, Charles Best, Miss Mathison. This year the boys seem to have monopolized the official positions in all four classes. However, with the help of hardworking sponsors, they have done a great job in handling the assemblies and various social activities. The freshman class sponsored the successful Snow- ball l-lop in January. Their original decorating and colored lighting drew favorable comment from the large crowd. By working hard the officers, Don Powers, presi- dent, Dahn Cappel, vice presidentg Bryce Schrecengost, secretary, and Charles Best, treasurer, have made fresh- man affairs prominent. In order to finance the Sophomore Hop, the mem- bers of the class sold Ken Hi stationery very profitably. The sales were capably promoted by Raymond Owczy- kowski, president, Gilbert Ashor, vice president, James Shields, secretary, and Dale Evans, treasurer. The junior officers and sponsors probably get more headaches and hard work than any of the others. They have to worry about the Prom. The Harvest Moon Ball in October was just the start of the endless money-raising activities of the junior class. School letters, Flying Dutchmen, and candy followed. However, the Prom is always worth the trouble and Robert McLaughlin, presi- dent, Palmer Means, vice president, Valentino Mennito, secretary, and Robert Edwards, treasurer, have done their best to make it a success. The senior advisors and officers bear the brunt of assemblies, Commencement, and Class Day. This year the honored four officers were Mike Michaels, president, James Burgart, vice president, Sam Tamburo, secretary, and Kenneth Adams, treasurer. PAULINE ARABIA-Commercial Club . . . sketches . . . likes Bob Hope, Tommy Dorsey, and Pierre Aumont . . . future dress designer . . . "Polly,'. EDMUND ARMANI-Likes senior science . . . enjoys reading and Kay Kyser . . . strong, silent type . . . conservative dresser . . . interested in music. JACQUELINE ANIS-Commercial Course . . . loafs at Patsy's . . . Van Johnson is No. 1 , . . intends to do office work . . . 'iJackie". BEVERLY ARMITAGE-General . , . likes to sing, dance, and collect movie star pictures . . . uBev', . . . Parnassusite . . . on the Q.T. side . . . Choir. GLORIA ASHOR-Classical . . , likes Tommy Dorsey . . plans to go to college . . . favorite subject, P.O.D. . . small, dark, and lively. WILDA JEAN ATHEY-General Course . . . loafs at Key- stone . . . likes friendly boys . . . favorites-Van Johnson, Bing Crosby, and Jimmy Dorsey. ROSA AVERSA-Secretarial . . . enjoys Bing Crosby and Pierre Aumont . . . intends to be a stenographer . . . Commercial Club . . . "Row',. MORIA BAARS-General Course . . . great movie fan . . . bowls and swims . . . may join WAVES . . . likes gentle- men . . . listens to Harry James. DORIS BAISLER-Commercial Club . . . plays piano . . . likes "Shine on Harvest Moon" . . . came from Evans City . . . Handbook staff . . . likes William Eythe, SENIORS ROBERTA ACHENNE-Commercial Course . . . wants to be a secretary . . . likes Frank Sinatra and Xavier Cugat . . . "Toodie" . . . a quiet miss. SHIRLEY ACKLEY-General Course . . . favors public speaking . . . Harry James gets her vote . . . WSJ." . . . swims and dances . . . Happy. JACOB ADAMS-"Jake" . . . photography hound . . . fasci- nated by physics class . . . hums "The Trolley Song" . . . rates Raymond Massey first. KENNETH ADAMS-"Kenny,' . . , the great politician . . . senior class treasurer , . . another Tyrone Power . . radio announcer. MONA ALBERTS-Commercial Course . . . from Parnassus . . . writes to Bob . . . likes English . . . future nurse . . . member of 'iSemper Amicusv. RODDY ALTMEYER-General Course . . . favorite subject, study hall . . , Navy, here he comes . . . interesting person . . . hobby, wolfing. "Rock', . . . an BETTY ANTHONY-General Course . . . . hangs out at the "Green Lanternu aspires to be a singer. LEACADIA ANTOSKI-Classical . . . likes math . , . will be a nurse . . . "Lea" . . . listens to the Dorsey brothers . . . superstitious . . . "buena amiga". . . collects jewelry . . . UBlondieH . . . THERESA ANSILIO-Commercial Clerical . . . collects stamps . . . will be saying "Number, please" . , "TreeH . . . fears Friday the 13th. VICTOR BERGER-"Jammers,' . . . will defend his country on the high seas . . . a champion snowballer . . . "No Letter Today". JEAN BETTOR-Often goes to Jacob's . . . likes to watch Super-mouse in action . . . Home Economics Club . . . enjoys Woody Hermarfs music. RENEE BEVERIDGE-Leaders Club, Commercial Club treas' urer . . . 'lRed,' . . . swoons over Van Johnson . . . sweet disposition . . . likes to dance. JEAN BISSELL-Leaders Club, Tri-Hi-Y . . . likes "Star- dustu and Spanish class . . . blue eyes and blonde hair . . sweet gal. CAROLYN BITTERICE-Collects war souvenirs . . . short- hand, her favorite subject . . . seen at Jacob,s . . . likes to swim. DOROTHY BLACK-Commercial Club, Taleoken and Hand- book staffs . . . likes sloppy sweaters . . . bowls . . . listens to "Waltz Time". MARTHA BLACK-A redhead . . . likes solid geometry . . . Leaders Club, Tri-Hi-Y, Band, Choir . . . nice personality . . . goes for handsome and intelligent men. INIARY LOU BLACK-"Together'l, her favorite song . . . plays the piano . . . afraid of black cats . . . dislikes conceited boys . . . '!Louiev. NTARY BORATYN-Formerly of P.J.H.S .,., aspires to work as a typist . . . refuses to walk under a ladder . . . listens to Kay Kyser. SENIORS ALICE BAKER-Cadet Nurse to be . . . "Sandy" . . . what does she like? a gentleman, Lon lVlcCallister, "It Had To Be Youn. BETTY ANNE BARBER-Tri-Hi-Y . . . pretty little package . . . future secretary . . . keeps a scrapbook . . . likes polite boysg namely, D. R. WILLIAM BARRON-"Hill Herroni' . . . tells stories about "the bi-i-ig one that got away" . . . Army Air Corps . . . baseball and dancing. CARMELLA BAZZANO-Tall, dark and scatter-brained . . . likes sport clothes, dancing, basketball . . . will be a secretary . . . lives at Drug Store. SHIRLEY BEATTY-Home EC Club treasurer . . . Q'Shirl', . . . favorite, Van Johnson . . . future housewife . . . likes "Till Walk Alonen . . . writes letters. CLAIRE BEESTRICE-Commercial Course . . . likes friendly boys . . . future receptionist . . . favorite song, "I Dream of You" . . . Home Ec Club. DOLORES BEITNER-Clerical . . . likes skating, skating, and skating . . . listens to Bob Hope and Harry James . . . 'QToots', . . . Home Ec Club. DOROTHY BELLAS-Wears sport clothes . . . collects pictures . . . seen at the Keystone Dairy . . . interested in the Navy . . . t'D0tH. ELLEN BELLO-Enjoys dancing at Savor's . . . Harry James fan . . . follows Commercial Course . . office staff, Commercial Club. LILLIAN BOTTEGAL-Ycarns over l'Night and Dayn and Dennis Morgan . . . likes mannerly boys . . . petite . . . seen at Sun Drug. ERNEST BOWSER-eClassical Course . . . Air Cadet . . dislikes strong perfume . . . Hi-Y . . . bashful . . enjoys hunting fwildlife?j. RICHARD BOWSER-Likes quiet and beautiful women . . . likes to be at home . . . enjoys chemistry class . . . listens to "Mr. District Attorney." JOHN BROWN-Hi-Y . . . Classical Course . . . likes to hunt and fish . . . "Brownie,' . . . dislikes talkative girls. JAMES BURGART--Sr. Red Cross, College Club, Bank staff . . . Sr. vice president . . . girls, his hobby . . . reckless driver. MARILYN BURNETT-Subtle humor . . . Tri-Hi-Y and Leaders Club . . , takes to swimming . . . Theta Phi Sigma Sorority . . . nice and friendly. EVELYN CALABRESE--Commercial Club, Home Ec Club . . . appreciates a Tommy Dorsey record . . . likes to loaf . . . aspires to be a public auditor. FRANCES CARABIN-Wears sport clothes . . . an interested spectator of football and basketball . . . Commercial Course . . . "Till Then", favorite song. THERESA CARUSO-Choir, Victory Club . . . collects records . . . seen at Dattola Theater . . . Van Johnson fan . . . dreads Friday 13th . , . interested in sailors and monitors. ELVIRA CENTAZZO-Commercial Course . . . dislikes con- ceited boys . . . enjoys dancing and watching football . . . Xavier Cugat, favorite band. DORIS CESCHINE-'!Dorie,' . . . admires a good dancer-- Van Johnson, too . . . intends to do office work . . . enjoys shorthand classes. ELVA MAE CHAMBERS-Classical Course . . . doesnlt like shy boys.. . . hopes to become a cadet nurse . . . belongs to Choir. PATTY CHARLETON-Van Johnson admirer . . . super- stitious . . . always found in wrong seat in 209 . . . en' thusiastic bowler. GERALDINE CHIKA-'QGerry,' . . . secretary to Mr. Lenox . . . excellent at bowling . . . amiable and popular . . . sings in Choir. RICHARD CLARKQI-Ii-Y . . . studious member of Dramatic Club . . . former St, Vincent student . . . basketball player . . . has "the gift of gabn. BONNIE CLINE-Commercial Club . . . quite a dancer and bowler . . . Gerry Chika's pal . . . hails from Stewart School . . . "Alwaysl'-favorite song. CHESTER CONNER-"Chef, . . . likes music history . . happy when wearing loud socks and a flashy tie . popular with everyone. AGNES CONWAY-Quiet and unassuming . . . takes great interest in singing . . . ice skates and bowls . . . often seen at Keystone Dairy. SENIORS DAVID COOPER-Senior year I-li-Y president . . . Choir . . . orchestra . . . basketball manager . . . one year varsity football . . . band. MILFORD COOPER-"lVlilf,' . . . typical high school boy . . . plays saxophone in dance bands . . . plans to join Navy . . . Dramatic Club. ROBERT CORBIN-"Bohn . . . clerk at fatherls grocery store . . . likes to 'croon' . . . enjoys missing school. ALICE COUSINS-"Ally" . . . future beautician . . . likes boys who are neat and well-mannered . . . superstitious. ESTHER COWAN-Commercial student . . . Betty Hutton fan . . . plans to do office work . . . comes from Parnassus . . . bowls and dances. PHYLLIS CROISSANT--"Phyl,' . . . amateur skier and skater . . . someday she'll write a best-seller . . . very pleasant girl . . . journalistic ability. LOIS CROYLE-Comes from Parnassus . . . enjoys Ann Soth- ern's humor . . . chooses sport clothes. GRACE CUNNINGHAM-Quiet, but fun-loving . . . Com- mercial student . . . hobby is skating . . . prefers mannerly boys with a sense of humor. BETTY CYPHER-Likes polite boys and Spencer Tracy . . . former Parnassus student . . . Commercial Course . roller skates. GERTRUDE DATRES-Pretty, natural blonde hair . . . "Dollyl' . . . loves dancing . . . favors neat, sport clothes . . . Commercial student. JEAN DAVIS-"Chubby" . . . plans to be a social worker . . . enjoys watching baseball . . . favorite-Joan Davis . . . Tri-Hi-Y . . . Senior Red Cross. MILTON DAVIS-Hi-Y . . . Monitor . . . uBudH . . . hunter and fisherman . . . listens to Kay Kyser . . . Peter Lorre fan. THELMA DAVIS-Commercial student , . . enjoys sewing and ice skating . . . Home Ec Club . . . plans to join WACS. CHESTER DEMBINSKI-"Slats,' . . . Monitor . . . quite a gentleman when near the girls . . . tall, slim, and dark- haired. ANTHONY DEL GROSSO-Classical course . . . likes flashy clothes . . . favorite amusement, dating . . . dislikes conceit in female sex. PAUL DEMMA-"Daffy,, . . . future actor . . . likes to jitter- bug . . . Commercial student . . . admires Mrs. Klinke. ROBERT DEVINE-Assembly Staff . . . superstitious about walking under ladders . . . operates movie machine . . . favorite subject, solid geometry. MAURA DINSMORE-"Dinny,, . . . favorite subject, typing . . . special interest in basketball and baseball . . . Theta Phi Sigma . . . beautiful blond hair. FRED EVANS-4Wants to join the Navy and see the world . . . admires beautiful red hair . . . hobby is hunting and trapping. THOMAS EVANS-"Jackson" . . . movies are his favorite pastime . . . finds nothing good about girls . . . favorite subject, senior science. HENRY FALCON-'tBarrel,' . . . plans to join Navy . . . special talent, crooning . . . dislikes flirts . . . favorite subject is mechanical drawing. MARY ANNE FEARON-Greatest school interest in band . . . enjoys playing clarinet and piano . . . favorite sport is swimming. BETTY LOU FELDMAN-"Bet,' . . . ambition is to become a model . . . appreciates a good dancer who is, incidentally, attractive. HELEN MARIE FELIX-"I-lalv . . . came from French Town High School, New Jersey . . . enjoys reading, skating, and dancing. ANNA MARIE FERRAZZOLI-"Aung . . . Commercial student whose favorite subject is arithmetic . . . beautiful, black curly hair. VIVIAN PINK-"Blondie" . . . beautiful hair . . . favorite liubject, biology . . . attracted by tall, handsome, genial oys. MARJORIE FISHER-"Fish" . . . haunts movies . . . would have all boys with a sense of humor , . . blue-eyed brunette . . . ready wit and smile. 1945 BETTY DONALDSON-Ardent journalism student . . . pleasing personality . . . proud of brother in Air Corps . . . sense of humor. MARY LOU DRAYER-l'ButchU . . . selects office work as a vocation . . . collects correspondence . . . likes to hike. MARY DUGAN-Wants to become a beautician . . . hobbies are sewing and bowling . . . very quiet . . . likes public speaking. BARBARA DUNI-IAM-"Barb,, . . . wishes to be band vocal- ist . . . strangely affected by wavy hair and blue eyes . . . hobbies, singing and skating. , RALPH DUNLAP-"Rudolph" . . . greatest club interest in Hi-Y . . . cloesn't like gossiping females . . . favorite subject, senior science. ELEANOR DURCHO-"Ellie', . . . Home Economics student . . . intends to go into nursing after graduation . . L definitely isnlt superstitious. PATRICIA EGLI-'KTrish', . , . favorite subject is Latin . . . enjoys bowling, swimming, and dancing . . . collects pic- tures as a hobby. ANNABELLE ELLERMAN-l'Belle" . . . typing and global geography, favorite subjccts . . . likes to cook . . . dislikes conceit . . . is superstitious. DAVID EVANS-Personality lad . . , enthusiastic cheerleader . . . likes chemistry and plane geometry . . . finds intelli- gent, fun-loving girls attractive . . . brainy. CATHERINE GEORGE-"Catl' . . . theme song: "Get Me A Manu . . . looks twice at a fellow with a terrific build . pretty snappy. LOIS BELLE GEORGE-"Loeybelle" . . . Tri-Hi-Y . . . will take up physical education . . . Leaders Club . . . glamour girl . . . favorite song, "Always', . . . Dramatic Club. VIOLA GILL-Commercial Course . . . hangout, Jacobs . . . comes from Oliver High School . . . uVi'y . . . future tele hone o erator. P P JEAN GILLIS-Ar best in English . . . l'Calling Dr. Gillis" . . . Taleoken Staff Q . . pal: Jean Sullivan . . . Choir . . . talent for eating . . . southpaw. HELEN GIMALA-Likes to dance . . hopes to be a beautician . . . Commercial Course . . enjoys business math and tennis. MARY GOLDINGER-Commercial Course . . . would like to be a stenographer . . . Bank Staff . , . favorite orchestra, Xavier Cugat. THOMAS GOODLET-"Altitude" . . . Navy bound . . . likes l'Begin the Beguinev and agreeable girls . . . Classical Course . . . Hi-Y . . . once an Arnold student. NORMAN GORDON-Good speaking voice . . . MPopeye,' . . . Classical Course . . . favorite subject, P. O. D. . . . College Club . . . likes Tommy Dorsey. VIRGINIA GUINEY-"Ginger,' . . . cute nose . . . Tri-Hi-Y . . . Classical Course . . . Van Johnson-ahhhh . . . Leaders Club . . . has a secret flame. i SENIORS PATRICIA FISHER-Secretarial Course . . . "Little Chuml' . . . short and sweet . . . likes polite boys . . . Commercial Club . . . admires Franchot Tone . . . dimples. MARTHA FRANCART-"Muzzy,' . . . formerly attended Mt. Jewett High . . . Classical Course . . . likes dancing to Sammy Kaye's music. RICHARD FRANCIS-Enthusiastic about Latin American history . . . General Course . . . "Dick" . . . likes to see girls smiling . . . collects phonograph records. WANDA FUNDIS-Youill find her at the Kent Theater . . not superstitious . . . likes to type . . . Commercial Course . . . 'tPeppy". SAMUEL FRITZ-"Sammy" . . . intends to enter Air Corps . . . Hi-Y . . . baseball player . . . Senior Red Cross . . . likes t'Stardust'l . . . General Course. NORMA GAHAGAN-Commercial Course . . . seen at the skating rink . . . ushortstuffl, . . . Commercial Club . . Harry James fan . . . likes bookkeeping. PATRICIA GARNER-Classical Course . . , afraid of black cats . . . "Butch" . . . collects post cards . . . Leaders Club . . . dislikes "big timeu boys. MARY ANN GAVIGAN--Favorite subject, chemistry . . . future librarian . . . General Course . . . attended St. josephys High School . . . enjoys Bob Hope. JOSEPHINE GEORGE--General Course . . . plans to join Cadet Nurse Corps . . . 'iliffyl' . . . l'Oh Van, darling!" 1945 CHARLES HALL-Classical Course . . . "Chuck,' . . . his former home, Wellsboro, Pa .... Choir . . . dreams of owning a jalopy . . . special collection-girls, GENEVIEVE HALWA-Commercial Course . . . she's dream- ing of a "White Chritsmasl' . . . U-Jennie" . . . admires Bette Davis . . . likes to sew. NORMA HARDY-Favorite pastime, dancing . . . "S'horty,, . . . Leaders Club . . . Commercial Course . . . frequents Jacob's . . . Commercial Club president. CHARLES l-IARTGE-'lFarmer,' . . . Classical Course . . . likes to hunt . . . dislikes conceited girls . . . expects to be a Navy man . . . interested in pre-flight. PEGGY HARTWELL-Photography fan . . . "Night and Day" her favorite song . . . knocks on wood . . . intends to do office work. PATTY HAWK-"Pat" . . . only person with complete Ken Hi scrapbook . . . Dennis Morgan, Harry James, Bing Crosby . . . rosy complexion. MARJORIE HAYES-College bound . . . always with Evelyn . . . beautiful red hair . . . Leaders Club treasurer . . . takes to manly boys. LEWIS HEILES-Seeks girls with a sense of humor . . . athletic . . . "Larrupin' Lewv . . . enjoys having his back scratched . . . really likes Sinatra! VIRGINIA HELTION-Commercial . . . plays the accordion V . . . basketball excites her . . . "Ginnyl' . . . of Cherokee Indian descent . . . Kay Kyser fan. l,-. I f' . fr I 1 Xi,-KQICILJ L. ROBERT HENRY-Q'Gunner" . . . seen with his buddies at the "Drug,' . . . likes to write themes . . . very gentlemanly . . . blushes easily . . . Glenn Miller booster. JACK HORNER-Likes to eat . . . hates stubborn girls . . . Parnassus almunus . . . at home in overalls . . . Air Cadet . . . collects books. AENID HORTON-Quict and cute . . . head cheerleader . . . Tri-Hi-Y president . . . expert rider . . . interest in the Aluminum Club? . . . Gene Kelly admirer. NANCY HOWLETT-Has to be gadding about . . . Com- mercial Club . . . writes to servicemen . . . ping pong expert . . . unusual sense of humor. HARRY HUTCH-Aviation minded , . . goes hunting and fishing . . . likes old clothes best . . . Civil Air Patrol Cadet . . . appreciates Cary Grant. ANNA MAE JACK-Tri-Hi-Y . . . Dramatic Club . . . smart dresser . . , college bound . . . Band and Choir . . . "Anna Mabel" . . . Taleoken Staff . . . swims with "Annamae-tion.', ELAINE JACKSON-Quite an artist . . . lived in Oakmont . . . Band and Choir member . . . best shot on the girls' basketball team. EVELYN JACKSON-Gets wrapped up in the movies . . . future pulse taker . . . Tri-HiAY . . . perpetual hair comber . . . Kentucky drawl. IRENE JANIBAGlANhSomebody,s future secretary . . . not superstitious . . . hobby, talking . . . another Van Johnson fan! . . . "Inky". fy if i Z., :,: I SENIORS GENE JIUSTI-Looks well in a white wig, remember? . . . Dramatic Club president . . . cheers our teams to victory , . . cooperative. DOROTHY JOHASKY-Bob Hope, John Hodiak admirer . . . science is her favorite . . . will join Cadet Nurses . . . brown-eyed blonde. MORRIS JOHNSON-Classical Course . . . enjoys any kind of music . . . hates flirts . . . attended Plum High . . . intends to enter Navy . . . "Easy,'. ROBERT JOHNSON-Classical Course . . . "Doc,' . . . dislikes stuck-up girls . . . toots a trumpet . . . Monitor . . . has frequent girl trouble. ROSEMARIE JOHNSON-Dramatic Club . .' . keeps up Army morale with letters . . . P. H. S .... prefers feminine clothes and chivalrous boys. JEAN KALWARSKI-Future secretary . . . cheerful and friendly . . . 'tTootsie', . . . swimming and dancing, her favorite pastimes . . . dislikes sloppy males. DOROTHY KANTORSKIH-Aspires to be a model . . . sighs over Van Johnson . . . General Course . . . speaks fluently in public speaking. RUTH KEARNEY-Board of Activities . . . petite and cute . . . abhors cats . . . mannerly boys, her choice . . . expert dancer . . . collects souvenirs. ' REGINA KECZMER-Writes to a G. I .... dreams of going to California . . . Ujeanieu . . . likes office practice and Harry James. MARY LOU KEEFE-General Course . . . Tri-Hi-Y . . . keeps a scrapbook . . . likes Glenn Miller and "Night and Dayu . . . admires thoughtful boys and Lefty. BEVERLY KEITZER-Ambitious to sing with Fred Waring . . . "Shorty,' . . . happy in English class . . . twirls a baton . . . Choir. REGINA KELLAR-Keen about Kraft Music Hall and Bing Crosby . . . Commercial Club . . . likes "Always" . . . t'Gene". MARGERY KERR-Dramatic Club . . . sweet person . . works in library . . . has interest in Monitors . prospective nurse . . . 'QMargie,' . . . vivacious. BETTY JEAN KERSTEN-Home Ec Club . . . hopes to join the WAVES . . . admires John Payne and neatness in opposite sex . . . ulettsyn. GLADYS KNAPP-"Vudge" . . . future office girl . . . likes to hear "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" . . . chooses sport clothes . . . draws. ILENE KONAZESKI-Commercial student . . . enjoys typing and movies . . . always seen in sport clothes . . . baseball fan. BERNARD KOPEREK-Cheerleader . . . 'tMooshH . . . unlucky in love and solid class . . . Editor-in-Chief of Kentonian . . . Assembly Staff . . , striking personality. MIRIAM KORNITZER-Kentonian Staff . . . spends time sketching and writing . . . hopes to do commercial ad- vertising . . . "Korny,'. DOM LINZA-Plays guitar and sings . . . plans to enter service . . . likes Bob Hope and senior science . . . sport clothes. ROSE LIOTTA-Collects miniature horses . . . dislikes tests on Fridays . . . American Legion Award winner . . . Leader's Club . . . future secretary. JAMES LOACH-Interested in aviation, guns, model building . . . N. H. S .... likes "Liebestraum', and Spike Jones . . . scientific brain. GERTRUDE LOEHNER-"Trudy7' . . . Parnassus alumna . . . always seen with Betty Mildren . . . Commercial Club . . . bowling fan . . . Van Johnson admirer. MARJORIE LUCAS-Head drum majorette . . . . wants to be a nurse on overseas duty . . . likes boys who mix well . . . always friendly. PHYLLIS LUCAS-upeanutl' and as small as and sweet . . . valuable Choir member . . . geography! . . . dances to ustardustu. ..N,I-I.S. one . . . shy global MARIE LUCCI-Red Cross . . . likes bowling and dancing . . . deep brown eyes . . . favorite subject, P. O. D. . . . makes Marilyn,s her second home. JANE LUKEHART'-From Stewart and Washington Town- ship . . . Leaderas Club . . . likes roller skating and Emrcse afterwards . . . collects pictures of Betty Grable. BETTE BEE LUSK-Collects dolls from foreign lands . . . Commercial Club . . . dark hair and fair complexion . . . dresses in tailored clothes . . . demurely quiet. 1945 BERTHA KRAUSE-Small, sweet, and shy . . . once attended Stewart . . . interested in typing and Commercial Club . . . clerical student. EILEEN KRONKOSKI-UShortyn . . . heading for Arizona after graduation . . . admires Greer Garson , . . likes "Espanol,' . . . gets excited when the fleetis in. VERONICA KUCHTA-t'Ronnie', . . .4 would like to write . . . enjoys comedy programs . . . Commercial Club . . . former student of Mt. Assisi Academy. JOHN LAMONT+Prospective sailor . . . "Lemon" . . . delights in hunting, fishing . . . favorite amusement is sleeping . . . General Course . . . spouts uDonald Duckn. EILEEN LATONA-hopes to be a stenographer . . . enjoys bowling . . . vice president of Commercial Club . . . rhumbas to Xavier Cugat's music, SHIRLEY LAUGHLIN--Frank Sinatra swooner . . . "Shirl', . . . likes Plum Hi . . . interested in College Club . . . keeps pennies in her shoes, RAY LEAH-Classical Course . . . ice skates . . . resents forward girls . . . future lab technician . . . dances to "Star Dustv . . . slick, LEAH LEEGER-Future collegian . . . attended Kittanning Hi . . . Van Johnson fan , . . "Lee" . . . French student . . . insists on good manners. MARGARET LEWIS-General Course . . . Choir . . . may enter nursing school . . . admires Duke Ellington and Lena Horne . . , "Marge". HERMAN MCCUTCHEON-Strums a guitar . prospect . . . moved here from Saltsburg . . . big game hunter . . . Classical Course. . . Navy PAYE McELROY+Future nurse . . . skates and dances . . . English ranks first . . . pleasant smile . . . Bing Crosby fan . . , prim and trim. RUBY McGIVERN-Stewartls gift to Ken Hi . . . sews and bowls . . . Classical student . . . always humming "Always". JOHN McLAUGHLIN+Solid geometry fan . . . will date only five foot brunettes . . . redhead . . . washes windows at Murphyis 5 66 10. ROSA MELE-At home for the duration . . . Kentonian typist . . . Frank Sinatra! . . . wishes to become a beautician . . . Commercial Course. MIKE MICHAEL-Senior Class president . . . Varsity Club . . . friendly, athletic . . . Classical student . . . has done a lot for his class . . . frequents Patsyls. K -. . . I MARY LOU MIDOCK-Hasn't decided about her future . . . special interest in East Deer . . . likes biology . . . ULuluU . . , Home Economics Club. JACK MILBERGER-likes to lend his husky tenor to "Going My Wfayv . . . football man . . . soon a soldier . . . likeable. JOHN F. MILBERGER-St, Josephis gift to Ken Hi . . . Classical Course . . . will trade flashy clothes for Navy blues . . . swoons over Rita. SENIORS ROSE MARIE MAHR-Commercial Club . . . likes to take walks and attend movies . . . favorite movie star, Buggs Bunny . . . future bookkeeper. JOAN MANDAK-Avid follower of the l'All Girl Orchestra" . . . likes Irene Dunne . . . looks her best in sport clothes. MARY MANGIERI-"TobyU . . . likes to cook . . , Home Ec Club . . . intends to do war work . . . "A pin found, luck aroundn. ELIZABETH MANGONE+l'Liz,' . . . reading is a hobby . . . Commercial Club . . . Home Economics Club . . . future undecided . . . football, baseball and bowling fan. PAUL MANGONE-Quiet and likes quiet girls . . . Com- mercial student . . . seen at Sterling . . . Harry James and Kay Kyser rate high. JEAN MARTIN-Looks toward Arnold . . . intends to model , . . green is favorite color . . . enjoys P. O. D, class . . . champ skater. VERNUS MASTERS-Clerical student . . . East Deer occupies her spare time . . . dances to Tommy Dorsey . . . busy little bee. DOLORES MATVIKO-Vaughn Monroe is favorite band . . . hopes to be a stenographer . . . likes considerate boys . . piano player. PAUL McCONNELL-"Shorty" . . . spouts Spanish . . . leery of ladders , . . as a gob, will he change his mind about noisy girls. ? l X X 1945 DORIS MAXWELL-College Club . . . from Stewart School . . . musically minded . . . wants to be a camp counselor . . . friendly and unassuming. BETTY MILDREN-aspiring secretary . . . ardent equestrienne . . . skates at Levo's . . . Trade School is tops with 'lYushy' . . . laughs at superstition. MARY JANE MILDREN-Commercial Course . . . happiest in shorthand class . . . top scorer in bowling . . . plans to sa 'lNumber leaseu. Y 1 P DONALD MILLER-Classical Course . , . uboogiesn to Harr James . . . looking forward to college . . . supports Nu Ken , ,- Pharmacy . . . hobbies: basketball, women. GEORGE MILLER-"Sonny" . . . enjoys mathematics . . one of Ken His best trumpeters . . . Navy minded .f. K., dislikes talkative girls . . . shy, but everyoneis friend. U LA, VERA MOFFET-"Vera" . . . sings, dances, and plays the piano . . . enjoys listening to records . . . finds fickle boy undesirable. RUTH MOFFETT-"Red,y . . . will be a Cadet Nurse Lena Horne follower . . . appreciates beauty of nature . , . won't split banisters. ANGELO IVIORRONE-"Chai-lieu do anything but draw? . . . overalls . . . Turtle Creek Hi. ELAINE MOSES-Mlle. lyartiste . and draw . . "bi blue e esn - S Y semester. 7 " 1 i. "" . . did you ever see hi I iiii R . most comfortable in f likes to draw and draw h -,nj A . . left school the first .. ' . f f ig.-of THOMAS MURTHA-Dislikes mathematics . . . grand personality . . . "Murt', . . . star Spanish student . . . plans to enter college . . . Choir . . . Hi-Y . . . imitates Katherine Hepburn. ANN MYSLINSKI-Interested in commercial work . . . "Boots" . . . attended P. H. S .... sweet personality . . . Victory Club . . . Lon McCallister fan. HELEN NADER-Commercial Course . . . says study hall is her favorite subject . . . likes Bob Hope,s wit . , . rather shy. LORETTA NASSER-"Deda" . . . avoids number 13 . . . dancer . . . finds English interesting . . . true to Bing Crosby . . . football fan . . . Patsyis. FRANK NEFF-'QBones', . . . Hi-Y . . . Navy bound . . likes English . . . tall and blond with a shy manner . . . well dressed. NADIA OFIESH-Wants to be a secretary . . . sweet dispo- sition . . . home-body . . . Commercial and Home Eco- rec' . thick red hair. if , IRENE OLBETER-"Tootsl' . , . always has a happy smile . . . likes home economics . . . Commercial Course . . . enjoys letter writing. EDWARD ORCZYK-Plans to enter Merchant Marine . . . General Course . . . favors math . . . "Big Leaguew baseball man . . . 'QCheckers". ELSIE ORR-Aspires to office work . . . attended Plum Town- ship High . . . enjoys bookkeeping . . . collects post cards . . . fears black cats. SENIORS RICHARD ORR-Ken Hi's Benny Goodman . . . has warm spot for "Stardust',, Les Brown, Betty Grable . . . favors attractive, talented girls. NATALIE OSVVALD-"Nat" . . . staunch "Leader', . . . horseback riding enthusiast . . . wary of Friday the 13th . . . easy-going . . . everyone's pal. LUCY PALLONE-Cheerleader . . . Coach Fletcher and Jack Parry are her ideals . . . Kappa Si Gamma . . . upeachiel' . . . General Course. ESTHER PAPPAS-"Punch" . . . future news-hound . . . collects servicernen's souvenirs . . . Sr. Red Cross worker . . . her trademark, boys, clothes. JANE PAUL-Collector of old coins . . . Johnny Mercer and sport clothes fancier . . . Commercial-Clerical Course future typist. RUTH PAUL-"Paulie" is most content in P. O. D. class . basketball and football fan . . . personality plus . . chooses to be a telephone operator. JEAN PEROTTI-Never under a ladder . . . upussyl' favorite pastime, dancing to "Always,' . . . writes morale letters . . . training for secretarial job. JEANNE PETERS-Favors English, Tommy Dorsey and basketball . . . intends to join Cadet Nurse Corps . . . merry black eyes. HOMER PHILLIPS-Ken Hils white collar man . . . avid basketball rooter . . . prefers "Stardust" . . . interested in mechanical drawing. 2 RENA PIEMME-Prefers sport clothes . . . temper, temper . . . interested in convertibles and Springdale . . . another vote for Van Johnson. JAMES PRADY-Likes dancing to Glenn Miller's band . . Mrs. Higg's errand boy . . . Navy . . . from Penn Town ship. MARY PRAZENICA-Photo fiend . . . Commercial Club and Bank staff . . . likes considerate boys . . . "I Dream of You" . . . ready laugh. MARIAN RAAB--Likes 'tRacing With the Moonn at Savorls . . . quick little lassie . . . leads leader of Kennsylvanians . . . N. H. S. ELIZABETH RANDOLPH-"Libby,' . . . Choir . . . divides interests between Plum Township and Ken Hi . . . pretty hair . . . Tri-Hi- Y . . . sense of humor . . . N. H. S. EMMA LOUISE REARICK-Commonly known as 'lTankie" . . . likes movies, men, and music . . . previously from Vandergrift . . . General Course. PATRICIA REYNOLDS-Enjoys "The Adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Ncrthl' . . . prefers manliness . . . a nurse in the making . . . superstitious about black cats. BEVERLY REYNOLDS-Reads poetry . . Stewart and Tommy Dorsey . . . Q'Pat" . to Ken Hi . . . future secretary. ARON REZNICK-Ardent Choir member earnest, and reliable . . . Classical Course . . . likes conservative clothes . . . l'RezH. . likes Jimmy . . from Stewart . . . serious, Navy? . . . CLARA MAE SCHAFER-l'Shay,' . . , from out Stewart way . . , Choir . . . has a great interest in the Air Corps . . . enjoys chemistry. AUDREY ANN SCHULTZ-Mshortiei' . . . swims, plays mushball, and bowls . . . Taleoken . . , a John Wayne admirer . . . an accomplished dancer . . . college material. ANTHONY SELLARI-"Ant,' . . . follows all sports, especially baseball and football . . . hates silliness in the fair sex . . . seen in Springadle. JOSEPH SERENE--'qJoeU . . . Saturday Nite Club enthusiast . . . basketball whiz-kid . . . loathes resistance in opposite sex . . . General Course. RUSSELL SHALKOSKI-Board of Activities, Monitor, National Honor . . . gets a kick out of public speaking . . . decidedly a leader . . . likes sensible people. MARIE SHAW-Skiis and plays tennis . , . formerly attended Ramsey High in Mt. Pleasant . . . choir . . . wants to be a secretary. CHARLES SHEARER-"Chuck', . . . quiet . . . dependable . . . likes hunting . . . plans to become a navy man . . . thinks "White Christmasn is good. JUNE SHEPHERD-Has hopes of becoming a secretary . . . favorite hangout is bed . , . Bank staff . . , does well in bookkeeping. BETTY JANE SHIHDA-Has faith in knocking on wood . . . something of an artist . . . follows Slim Bryant and Kay Kyser. 1945 BEVERLY ROBINSON-Kay Kyser and Van Johnson fan . . . despises sloppy dressers in opposite sex . . . skating is her hobby . . . Q'Bev". ELVINA ROCCKIETTA-"Vina,' . . . prefers Harry James and Lon McCallister shy, but oh so sweet! . . . Bank staff and Red Cross . . . ALBERT ROWE-Strictly musical . . . sun lamp enthusiast . . . prefers slacks and 'lT', shirts . . . dancing and Savor's . . . UAF, . . . tall, dark, and sleepy. SOPHIE RYVVAK-"Shorty" . . . twirls a mean baton . . . will join the Marines . . . wants men tall, blond and true-blue. PATRICIA RUDAWSKY-"Dimples', . . . believes her dreams come true . . . Commercial Course . . . wanted: mannerly boys . . . when singing, she,s happy. DONALD RUPERT-"Mouldy,' . , . thinks a lot of solid class, the Hi-Y, basketball, and a good argument . . . plenty smooth. ANNE RYGIEL-"AnnieH . . , smiles with her whole face . . , collects snapshots . . . favors sport clothes, football, basketball, and general math. GEORGE SALIBAQ'tRockH . . . varsity football . . . objects to trashy clothes . . . on the ball and solid and pre-flight . . . Patsy's, JOSEPH SALVATORE-Strictly solid trumpetist . . . Band and Choir . . . likes the Hoosier Hot-Shots and Vera Vague . . . wolf. ..4 WILLIAM SNYDER-!'Bill,' . . . Cv. I. already . . . slow grin . . . when Ginny wears an up-sweep, he's pleased . . . smo-o-oth dancer. JAMES SPANIS-"Greek" . . . finds senior science interesting . . . enjoys football and Kay Kyserfs band . , . quiet and methodical. LOIS SPARKS-"Sparky,, . . . UThis Love of Minen . . . ardent member of Tri-Hi-Y College Club, and public speaking class . . . good kid. RICHARD SPILLERS-Classical Course . . . dark horse of physics class . . . Sportsman . . . 'tRed', . . . likes the fair sex short and slender. MARY ELLEN SPINA-Will design new hair-dos . . . t'Shorty,' . . . has Arnold interests . . . frankly superstitious . . . member of Commercial Club. ROBERT SPOHN-General Course . . . Bob Hope fan . . . advocates sport clothes for comfort . . . insists that girls be neat and poised f5?f'ii'1'V2f?L,QLi My P CAR YN S AFFORD-Known as "KitU . . . Choir and College Club . . . intrigued by solid geometry and Tommy Dorsey . . . speaks her mind. MARYLEA STANLEY-Commercial stuclent . . . likes to skate with good-looking boys . . . alumna of St. Josephls . . . longs to be a WAVE. CONNIE STAPINSKI--Commercial Club member . . . likes football and the movies . . , joins the ranks of Van Johnson fans . . . snapshot hoarder. SENIORS GLADYS SHIREY-Thinks letters to servicemen should be postage free . , . wants to work in an office . . . enjoys movies and bowling. IRENE SI-IULTZ-Aclmires Clark Gable and Bing Crosby . . . likes commercial law , boys . . . movie fan. . . prefers neat, well-mannered DORA SICILIA-"Trigger,, . . . majorette of 3 year,s standing . . . doll-like Rogers fan. . . . future lady-Marine . . . Roy . . . tall, dark, and silent . . . GEORGE SIMON-'QRexy' collects popular records . . . fancies white shirts with maroon neckties . . . likes serious girls. EVANGELINE SKEGAS'-t'Vang" . . . Leaders Club and College Club . . . likes physics and is good in English . . . energetic . . . quiet humor. CATHERINE SKOHUT-"Kitty,, . . . teaches gymnastics al Falcons . . . hopes to be a telephone operator . . musician . . . is attracted by fun-loving boys. CAMILLA SLEZYCKI-'lSis" . . . always bubbling over . . . infectious smile . . . Home EC Club . . . collects souvenirs . . . skates and swims . . . admires Lon McCallister. PATRICIA SMALL-Choir, College Club . . . has odd hobby, oral book reports . . . admires chivalry . . . will go to college. MARY LOU SNIITH-"Mikey', . . . Commercial Club .' . . enjoys dancing to Glenn Miller's music . . . a secretary . . . long blonde hair. plans to be 4 1945 MARY FRANCES STEELE-Kentonian staff . . . poetic musician . . . Dramatic Club . . . future opera star . . . never misses Q'The Telephone Houru . . . Choir . . . quiet. GEORGE STEFUN-Definitely interested in aeronautics . . . frequents local airport and plans to join A.A.F .... dotes on physics and football. BETTY STEINHAGEN-Engaged . . . will be secretary . . thinks' Fred Waringis "White Christmasv is tops . superstitious about stopping of clocks. ETHEL STEPHENS-Q'Sis,' . . . Leaders Club, Commercial Club . . . likes to bowl and listen to popular records . . . anxious to be a nurse. THOMAS STEVENS-ustushn . . . Handbook, National Honor Society, and Taleoken editor . . . basso profundo . . . his trademark: loud plaid shirts . . . future doctor. THOMAS STEWARTb-"Stew" . . . little lacl with a loud larynx . , . brainy boxer . . . swell swimmer . . . crazy about chemistry . . . great guy . . . N. H. S. ANN STITT-Q'AnnieH . . . everybody likes her . . . Tri-Hi-Y, Sr. Red Cross . . . likes tall males with lots of personality . . . college-bound. GLORIA STOLLAR-Commercial Club, College Club . . . ping-pong champion . . . musically inclined . . . Ken Hi's band is tops with her. JEAN SULLIVAN-uSully', . . . Tri-Hi-Y . . . likes dancing at the drug store . . . listens to mystery programs . . . cheerful . . . seen with Jean. JOAN SUPERCZYNSKI-!'Super', . . . College Club . . . often seen at Levo's Skating Rink . . . nurse . . . will certainly be able to cheer her patients. f BETTY LOU SURMA-'iBetts,' . . . Commercial Club . . . appreciates the music of Sammy Kaye . . . prefers boys who are good skaters . . . wants to march with the WAC. ROZELLA SWANSON-"Rosy', . . . Tri-Hi-Y, Leaders Club . . . will make a beautiful secretary . . . a devoted member of the band . . . pleasant voice. LOIS MAE SWEENEY-Commercial student . . . plays piano and violin . . . prefers the tall, dark type of boy . . . an ardent movie goer. MADELINE SZAJNA-"Mamie" . . . fears black cats and ladders . . . likes business math and loves to dance . . . pretty blond hair. SAMUEL TAMBURO-Football and basketball star . . . ever a favorite . . . Parnassusite . . . likes Danny Kaye . . . Q'Sambo" . . . donit get him mad! MARY TAYLOR-General Course . . . peppy . . . dislikes sissies , . . thinks Miller and James are wonderful . . . "Tates" or "M.T.,y. PAUL TAYLOR-Commercial student . . . swell disposition . . . loves to fish and play basketball . . . an ardent Bob Hope fan. RUTH TAYLOR-Commercial student . . . admires Victor Mature . . . pleasing personality . . . hopes to be a typist . . . uRuthie,'. SENIORS JEAN THOMAS-Tri-Hi-Y and Leaders Club . . . a sporty dresser . . . hates boys who brag . . . will do anything for a friend . . . Choir. AGNES TIMMINS-"Skip', . . . veteran cheerleader . always smiling . . . loves to dance . , . Leaders Club . . vim, vigor, and vitality. EDNA TORKEO-Commercial student . . . prefers refined boys and Bing . . . plans to be a secretary . . . "Get your name cards here!" ' EVELYN TRAINI-"Tickets, please!" . . . sweet personality . . . thinks Glenn Miller is utopsn . . . Commercial student . . . uCookie', . . . ready smile. ROSEMARIE TREXLER-Commercial student . . . warm- hearted . . . quite a salesgirl . . . shorthand is her favorite subject . . . 'lSmiles". EDWARD TRINAJSTICI-I-"Stitch" . . . has "section room e blues" . . . football and baseball . . . is counting on the Navy . . . lots of fun. IVONA TROEKA-Brilliant student . . . Choir . . . sang under Bob Shaw . . . known by her gorgeous red hair. CHESTER TRUAX-Came from Trade School this year . interested in physics . . . likes Hope and Dorsey . . "Whitey!'. WALTER TURANSKI-"Vud ev . . . Commer' g . . . hopes to join Merchant Marine after gr ion considers Betty Grable utopsv. 'YU' f ww .1 ' ' di wp K f FLORENCE TURNER-'!Top" , . . National Honor Society, Tri-Hi-Y, vice president . . . Handbook and Taleoken staffs . . . likes basketball fand ex-players! . . . cute . . . pretty eyes. AGNES UI-IAR-Peppy little cheerleader . . . Tri-Hi-Y . . found at the Nu Ken . . . a Bob Hope fan . . . "Aggie". FRANK VAIRO-Classical student . . . Band and Choir . . . a "wonderful" Krupa . . . College Club . . . dislikes talkative girls. GRETCHEN VAN WINKLE-Personality pixie . . . winning smile . . . Dramatic Club and Tri-Hi-Y . . . already a Cadet Nurse . . . "Gret" . . . N. H. S. IVIARGARET VOTQUENNE-Peggy . , . takes to Latin . . good humored boys are her type . . . superstitious . plans to be a nurse. MARY MARGARET WACHTER-Often known as Margie . . . collects souvenirs of the West . . . firmly believes that Autry and Kyser are of the best. LOIS WALKER-'QFanny,' . . . oh for the life of a model! . . . likes "Hour of Charmu and Alan Ladd . . . wears sport clothes. FRANK WALLACE-General Course . . , especially enjoys typing . . . admires Benny Goodmanis band . . . good swimmer . . . always neutral in arguments. SALLY WALLACE-Q'Suzie" . . . plenty of class . . . from Washington, D. C .... art and Bing Crosby rank first . . . has traveled a lot. FAYE WILSON-Plays tennis . . . admires honesty . . . future secretary . . . listens to 'information Pleasei' and Bob Hope . . . "Stardust,'. JEANNE WOLEE-Came from P. H. S. collects records . . . hopes to be a secretary . . . thinks Lon McCallister is tops . . . t'Always". JAMES WOOMER-"Jim" . . . hobby is horseback riding . . . likes Gary Cooper and Bob Hope . . . loves a good P. O. D. argument. DOLORES WRIGHT-'QDoll'y . . . plays the piano . . . always hears i'Mr. District Attorneyw . . . beams on brotherly boys . . . Mr. Vorlageys right-hand umann. BETTY YOUNG-"B" . . . very interested in Choir . . . planning to nurse . . . Spanish, favorite . . . poise and personality . . . liquid eyes. JOHN YOUNG-"Red" . . . solid geometry "brain" . . . great fisherman . . . in the Army Air Corps . . . amateur chemist . . . likes Spike Jones. MARY ZALESKI-'iNursie', to-be . . . proud of her brother's pilot wings . . . Leaders Club . . . Band . . . Frank Sinatra swooner. STANLEY ZALESKI--Likes mathematics . . . plans to enter the Merchant Marines . . . Kay Kyser and Johnny Mercer follower . . . "Specks'l. HELEN ZATWARNICKE-Home Economics . . . favorite song is "I'll Walk Alonew . . . Harry James fan . . . enjoys sewing and bowling . . . silent. 1945 FLORENCE VVALTERS-"Flo" . . . uGoodnight Sweetheartv -for her Navy man . . . Harry James fan . . . enjoys swimming . . . glamazon type . . . N. H. S. VIVIAN WALTERS-'iVin', . . . goes roller skating fre- quently . . . greatly interested in Leaders Club . . . draws well . . . Harry James listener. ANN WASSBERG-Ardent chemistry student . . . plans to be a nurse . . . wouldn't miss Frank Munn . . . "Dimples,' . . . wishes on a star. DOROTHY WATKINS-Favorite entertainments: bowling and the Ginny Simms, program . . . wears sport clothes . . . came from Plum High . . . "DotU. SAUL WEINSTEIN-l'Salty', . . . won't put his right sock on before his left . . . "Don't Fence Me In" . . . hunter . . . U. S. C. G. AUDREY WESTERMAN-Runs Helen Hayes a close second . . . would-be advertiser . . , likes "Rhapsody in Bluen . . . individualistic . . . Taleoken co-editor . . . N. H. Sl. BETTY LOU WHITESELL-"Kitty', . . . P. O. D. interests her . . . another Van Johnson follower . . . dancing is her hobby . . . K'Night and Dayn. LEONARD WHITESELL-Wants his clothes sporty and flashy . . . Hedy Lamarr admirer . . . Army Air Corps, here I come! CLARA WILHELM-Never seen without Jane Lukehart . . . her heart belongs to Navy . . . "DutchU . . . enjoys drawing and playing the piano. EDWIN CIUKOWSKI-Machinist . . . "Chick" . . . a ladies man . . . would like to make people think he's a hunter. EARL DAVIS-Electrician . . . Vocational Hi'Y . . . Ken Hi Varsity basketball . . . "Curly', . . . expects to join the Navy. JACK DAVIS-Machinist . . . "Jay,, . . . Vocational Hi-Y . . . flying is his hobby but wants to join the Navy . . . plays basketball. JAMES DE WALT-Draftsman . . . Trade School basketball squad . . . Vice President of senior class of Trade School . . . expects to enter Navy. STANLEY DOMBROSKI-Machinist . . . "Farmer" . . . well liked . . . one of the Milligantown Ramblers . . . likes square dancing and girls. JOSEPH DRAG-Machinist . . . Vocational Hi-Y . . . easy to get along with . . . Air Corps minded. HAROLD FARNETH-Machinist . . . president of senior class of Trade School . . . Board of Activities . . . National Honor Society . . . Ken Hi Varsity basketball . . . Aviation Cadet. RAYMOND FENNELL-Patternmaker . . . "Mouse,' . . . likes girls . . . ambition is to join the Navy. ROMAN FERENCE-Patternmaker . . . usnuggle-Bunnyy' . . . Vocational Hi-Y . . . likes dancing and girls . . . future sailor. SENIORS PATRICIA DODDS-Hopes to get a bookkeeping job . . . hobbies are skating and reading . . . Harry James fan . . . upatn. VERNON KELLER-"Brain,' . . . slow-motion . . . went to Penn State in the middle of the first semester. JACK WILSON-'tZeek" . . . UB. T. O." . . . never listens to the radio . . . likes 'em truthful, hates 'em proud . . . future plans include U. S. N. ,fl I 1 I y -fd, 'dvwf JOHN ANDREJE I-Draftsman . "Andy" . . . Tra e School basketball player . . . likes all mathematics . . . friendly. JOSEPH BARTO-Electrician . . . senior class treasurer of Trade School . . . National Honor Society . . . hails from Plum Township. JAMES BEUTH-Machinist . . . Vocational Hi-Y . . . "Beauty" . . . likes girls with personality . . . future sailor. ARMAND BOUCHER-Machinist . . . "Army" . . . Trade School courtman . . . likes Johnny Mercerls radio program. EDWARD CEGLARSKI-Patternmaker . . . saves his money . . . pool shark . . . woman hater. GEORGE CLAASEN-Patternmaker . . . pool room artist . . . likes sport clothes . . . only interest is girls. 1945 JOSEPH FEROCE-Patternmaker . . . sporty dresser . . . women and dancing take up his time . . . Vocational Hi-Y member. JOHN FORYThMachinist . . . plays basketball for Trade School . . . l'Sash" . . . Vocational Hi-Y . . . favors Merchant Marines. JAMES GARDLOCK-Machinist . . . Hi-Y member . . likes pleasant girls . . . anticipates joining the Navy. LOUIS GASTON-Machinist . . . attended East Deer High . . . hopes to follow trade . . . quiet but friendly. WALTER GOCH-Electrician . . . can be found at skating rink . . . hates conceited girls. RALPH GRUENDLING-lxflachinist . . . "Waldo,, . . . likes dancing . . . member of Aviation Cadet Enlisted Reserve . . . woman hater. JAMES HADDAD1Patternmaker . . . "Syrian,' . . , carefree basketball manager . . . lazy only when he wants to be. BERNARD HALEY-Patternmaker . . . 1-A in the Army , . . listens to Tommy Dorsey . . . hcbby is whistling at girls. RAY HOLSCHER-Machinist . . . Vocational Hi-Y . . . "Mulla" . . . baseball fan . . . likes wfhe Trolley Songw. s i I I I DONALD HOWELLS-Machinist . . . 'ichickn . . . likes Kay Kyser . . . record collector . . . Vocational Hi-Y . . . Ken Hi Varsity basketball player. ARTHUR JABLONSKI-Draftsman . , . likes trigonometry . . . member of Falcon,s . . . intends to join Navy. ROBERT JONES-Machinist . . . "Bones', . . . partial to blondes . . . likes to play basketball . . . hates noisy girls. LEONARD KELLY+Electrician . . . interested in hunting and fishing . . . afraid of women . . . future Marine. ALBERT KERTIS-Machinist . . . previously attended Plum Township . . . would like to be a machinist mate in Navy. PAUL KRAET-Machinist . . . "Tony', . . . Logans Ferry is his hangout . . . Trade School basketball player. JOHN LACINSKI-Draftsman . . . llSl'1ll'19H . . . likes Harry James, orchestra . . . women are his weakness. CHESTER LEJA-Draftsman . . . "Chest', . . . stamp collector . . . enjoys watching basketball and baseball games ANDREW MANGINI-Patternmaker . . . "Andy,' . . . another pool shark . . . likes spaghetti . . . talks about his dream girl. ..1.HlJ SENICRS DORCIE MCLAUGHLIN-Machinist . . . "Dutch" . . . formerly from Plum Township High . . . Vocational Hi-Y . . . member of Army Air Force. PAUL MILNER-Draftsman , . . Hi-Y . . . now in U. S. Navy. WILLIAM MOORE-Electrician . . "Moen . . . drugstore cowboy manager. WILLIAM MORET-Electrician . . hunter . . . model plane builder Cadets. JAMES O'LEAR-Patternmalcer . . . editor of V-News . . . . . . Ken Hi football . "KulaU . . . says hels a . . . member of Aviation . "Ja-Ja" . . . likes to rollerskate . . . member of Aviation Cadet Enlisted Reserve. CHARLES PACK-Draftsman . . . "Chuclc', . . . Trade School basketball . . . likcs ice cream . . FRED PANIAN-Nlachinist . . travel . . . boasts of his machinist. FRANK PERDEUS-Electrician . . to uproceed in electricityn . ERNEST POLOME-Machinist East Deer . . . plays trumpet trade. . future uleatherneckn. . "Pinion', . . . ambition is to guitar playing . . . good . "Perdy,' . . . expects . . may become a sailor. "Ernie" , . . comes from wants to follow machinist i RAYMOND PORTKA--Draftsman . . . 'iPorlcy" . . . Falcon member . . . expects to join Army . . . likes sport clothes. EDWARD ROWE-Machinist . . . t'EclU . . . likes hunting and fishing . . . now a member of Merchant Marines. FRANK SICILIA-Patternmalcer . . . builds model airplanes . . . poolroom expert . . . expects to join Army. RAYNIOND TOCCO-Machinist . . . future Marine . . likes Sammy Kay . . . prefers sport clothes. GEORGE TONKS-Electrician . . . "Powder,' . . . Vocational Hi-Y . . . reported for V-News . . . interested in radios and motors. ROBERT VENTER-Machinist . . . Hi-Y . . . De Molay . . . V-News staff . . . dancing fan . . . good student. HENRY YENKALA-Left school in the middle of the first semester. EDWARD ZIMMERMAN-Electrician . . . Trade School basketball player . . . senior class secretary of Trade School . . . future Marine. LEONARD ZULAWINSKI-Draftsman . . . "Zinky" . . hunting and fishing are his hobbies. Seniors not pictured-Dolores Bennett, Leona Prignon, Jack Weber. This is the moment we've waited for! The 1944 Prom decorations were the product of hard work. Lew and Marjie wear their graduation robes for me-to get their senior pictures the first ti taken. at our Prom. Dance, dance, dance Mr, Colao is responsible for that anguished cry, UI h 9,7 s t at me. i nt these Henry Losing and scrubbing dont dau boosters. 47 -JUNIORS L2 P 3 I 1 , . , .15 Row Row Row Row Row Row Row Y C. Anderson: M. Arbhakle, lT"'l ' V vvrf ' f -' -V 1 K Row One: E. Abraham, E. Adams, E. Altman, D. Al eyer, M. Bosso, D. Armitage, L. Ashbaugh, Ashe. ' ' Q. Two: B. Askin, L. Bair, J. Baker, M. Baker, D. Balch, F. Barker, R. Barnicker, G. Beale, F. Berkoben, M. Best. Three: E. Binder, R. Betler, M. Bittcher, M. Bodnar, M. Bonidy, B. Borland, C. Boyd, J. Bray, M. Brown, B. Brucker. Four: N. Bruno, Callencler, R. Camp, P. Campbell, M. Cappo, A. Capsambelis, E. Claypool, Carnabucci, B. Cassel, C. Cavalier. Five: B. Cavitt, M. Cervenak, E. Ceschine, Chesmarlc, D. Complani, B. Connor, J. Conway, Cooper, W. Cooper, R. Corbett. Six: Coscarelli, B. Crail, B. Crawford, S. Croyle, I. Cupido, Curcio, D. Curry, A. Davis, M. R. Demma, R. Di Muzio. Seven: B. Dickson, T. Edwards, B. Eldot, W. Emerson, Engler, W. Everhart, G. Factor, G. Farneth, B. Farina, M. Foy. Eight: C. Fisher, R. Flood, D. Flotta, V. Fink, L. Foster, Fowler, V. France, F. Francart, I. Fritz, L. Garner. Qf. Ziff MQW' ' r I Row One: G. Ferguson, F. George M. Germanick, M. Girardi, J. Good bread, G. Grant. Row Two: B. Greenwald, I. Guesman J. Gunther, S. Haddad, R. Haser M. A. Hrabczulc. Row Three: S. Hebner, C. Henry, S Henry, R. Heske, W. Hollier, R Hollins. My f f' ' K If Ro y.: uffman, K. Hurlbur, 151 ab s ' Brhlaclot, B, Johnston, f . ,jd . ow e R. Johnston, N. Jones, I. 6 I s , . Kalwarski, G. Kanaan, . asp rzylc. Row Six: A. Kearley, E. M. Kelly, H. Korber, H. Kozelnicki, S. Koziol, D. Kuminski. Row Seven: L. Lange, F. Leisure, R. Lessig, F. Liotta, R. Loucks, P. Love. . .pf . if ff ,,f 'N , fs I ff R f Row Eight: W. Lucas, Lucas, G. Lulcomslci, Z. McCollin, M. Mc- Cready, Macshane. I' r 1 ' J .J I' 'A ' ,W ,Lie-"" f,,'MJ.-,..1 Row Nine: J. Maglicco, G. Mahan, M. Malyn, D. Mancini, E. Marino, W. Markwell. Row Ten: B. Marotti, M. Mascari, E. Mason, M. Maxwell, T. Mayhood, H. McCutcl1eon. 1 9 N - f'3"""Wl16'wik UNIQRS Zvi ?:'fYMsi7lD1fj M L. .L Row Row Row Row Row Row Row Row Cnc: B. McMahan, Mclntire, D. McNutt, P. McRol9erts, P. Means, A. Mele, C. Miller, G. Nlichael, C. Miller, L. Mille1'. L. Moore, E. Morris, P. Minick. Three: C. Moses, B. Murray, R. Mydock, B. Myers, B. Myers, E. Nemy, R. Neuman, R. Niclclus, Nicholas, D. Nichols. W Four: A. R. Norman, H, Novaleski, M. O'Connell, S. Ockner, V. Ofiesh, H. Olszewski, X' C. Park, P. Patterson, D. Paul, L. Phillips. Five: L. Plows, E. Powell, B. Prazenica, M. Putzu, D. Prolael, E. Puhalla, M. Randall, J. Raught, R. Rawski, V. Raymont. Six: B. Ream, Reecl, S. Reed, M, Rhocles, R. Richardson, W. R'cha clson, M. Roberts, G. Robinson, R. Robson, E. Roffol. 1944! Seven: M. Rosenberqer, A. Ross, W. Rupp, D. Ruppel, M. Sanders, W. Sanders, J. Schafer, R. Schall, S. Searight, L. Sgalio. Eight: Sihaeffer, G. Shaheen, K. Sharhey, H. Shanafelt, Shehab, W. Shihcla, L. Shields, J. Short, F. Sieber, A. Simons. Two: M. A. Milberger, A. Milner, D. Mina, G. Mitchell, Mitchell, R. Monaco, Moore, ,TDP lk, ll W 1945 Row One: M. L. Simpson, E. Sinclair, M. Sis, M. Sisley, E. Skohut, A. Slater. I Row Two: G. Slater, F. Smith, F. Smith, Smith, Smith, M. Solomon. l l Row Three: L. Sorenson, I. Sperski, H. Stanek, D. Steele, B. Stewart, E. Stolting. Row Four: S. Stringfielcl, E. Svedi, M. Swank, P, Taylor, L. Tempii-is ' hy E. Terwi1 544, 1 if jfw f f , 'f Y u W A r o : . , . , 3 Zwive J Thoompson R Tom M. Tocco, M. T r lc, A. Trofka, , H MNA Row Six: . ner, P. Turner, J. V le i nnort, Veltri, D. n W ta' 'W YJ Row Seven: V. Walters, M. Water- man, H. Wieclel, A. Weiss, R. West- A f on,7I.Wl'1alen.l I - E., 1 I 'ff . N 0-r 13 Uvfyvvbrpi ff"f79Wf7,f'24 of l'?"'0 I J ROW Eight: E. White, A. wiiheliii, I M. Wihton, P. Wilson, R. Wise, Q, A-" L. Wolfe. fwfii-Z-0 Row Ninezg. Wolfe, R. Woods, H. Wray, E. Wyant, R. Wyant, M. Yanshak. l l Row Ten: G. York, S. Zediak, D. 1 Zaleski, D. Zamperini, P. Zanotti, S. Zinfmonhr-xp 1 E 1 I X!-JB 4 5 F . J VOCATION AL J UN IORS Row One: E. Albert, E. Albert, F. Albert, C 4 Alter, R. Artman, M. Bailey. Row Two: A. Barker, W. Bates, D. Brent, C Carnabuci, F. Carr, Cavalieri. Row Three: S. Cheppetta, L. DeLeo, A. Drew enclci, F. Duda, R. Edwards, A. Elder. Row Four: E. Greenwald, A. Guerrin, R Harlcins, E. Hawk, G. Hewel, J. Hill. Row Five: M. Householder, T. Howard, F Kaluzny, T. Ko scianski, A. Ko towski, H Koziatelc. Row Six: W. Kozlowski, E. Krajewski, Ku nicki, J. Lavery, C. Lavery, W. Lingelbach Row Seven: R. Lloyd, E. Maier, R. Marcinialc J. Mayher, W. McCollough, R. McLaughlin Row Eight: R. McLaughlin, V. Mennitto, E Milisits, W. Molnor, D. Mtrrow, S. Ortoski Row Nine: S. Perdeus, R. Perez, N. Perriello P. Poppish, H. Prager, R. Pulcini. Row Ten: C. Radowicz, L. Rajski, Redmond J. Salati, E. Sam, Shank. Row Eleven: B. Sieminslci, Sirota, B. Smith R. Smith, C. Szajna, L. Thomas. Row Twelve: T. Williamson, Wingrove, G Wylie, I. Yeager, D. Yohe, R. Elston. Row Thirteen: L. Faust, R. Fleming, R. Fon taine, C. Gaston, D. Gelorme, S. Gaydosh It looks like an amusing conference-couldn,t have anything to do with Mr. Fichthorrfs duties, could it? Just a minute ago this hall was empty! Then the bell brought on the stampede. How leisurely a senior walks. Mmmmmmmm! We can almost smell it. Was it the food that attracted Dave and John to cooking class? That bulletin board display seems interesting enough, but John and Ralph must acid something. SOPHOMORES Row One: D. Abraham, E. Abraham, D. Adams, M. Alerich, D. Allan, A. Alvarez, E. Anderson, G. Ashor, M. Baker, L. Balch. Row Two: E. Baldwin, L. Barham, Bazzano, P. Beighley, E. Belli, E. Bentlejewslci, E. Ber- koben, D. Bertolino, A. Betler, C. Biclcert. Row Three: F. Birch, S. Black, M. Boland, M. Bonk, D. Bordonaro, V. Bczick, W. Bretthauer, E. Brown, A. Bruno, E. Buchanan. Row Four: R. Burfbrd, Y. Callahan, N. Cameron, Carnahan, V. Carnevale, W. Cartwright, R. Castro, D. Chambers, R. Cheppetta, J. Cherry. Row Five: M. Chestnut, Chiclcerella, I. Choltko, V. Chorba, A. Churchill, T. Cianciutti, J. Cipollone, L. Ciulcowslci, M. Cochran, R. Colin. Row Six: G. Conner, H. Crawford, Creevy, A. Crouse, D. Crumley, H. Daugherty, E. Davis, M. Davis, G. DeGiglio, W. DeLuca. Row Seven: N. DeWalt, J. Dodson, B. Dorociak, R. Doubles, O. Dreon, P. Dunn, B. Elliott, M. Ellis, D. Ellison, S. Erickson. Row Eight: J. Everhart, L. Fadrowski, A. Faith, H. Faith, G. Fennell, D. Ferguson, D. Fester, L. Fink, C. Fisher, M. Fisher. 1945 , 1 fg-fx" ' W ,,.-of,-af' Row One: W. Fisher, E. Fowler, B Franklin, L. Frederick, B. Furlong M. Ganss. Row Two: A. Geiger, F. George, G George, M. L. George, M. George, G. Gerlach. Row Three: Gething, Gill, F. Giovannelli, R. Goetz, G. Gold- inger, A. Gorleski. Row Four: N. Graff, D. Greco, F. Greene, R. Green, P. Green, Greiner. Row Five: S. Grazier, B. Groves, Guinn, D. Haddad, E. Hadley, F. Hardy. Row Six: H. Harkins, E. Heasley, F. Henry, E. Henery, L. Hickox, T. Hill. Row Seven: D. Hepler, E. Honick, E. Horne, R. Hughan, G. Hurlbut, Hurlb t. We .3 , fill! 'ff . 'ff' " Row Eight: R. Hulton, T. Hutchison, M. Jacobs, Janibagian, R. Jig- liotti, E. Johns. Row Nine: B. Johnston, W. Johnston. M. Johnson, M. Johnson, C. John- son, R. Johnson. Row Ten: L. Jordon, H. Kaluzny, J. Kaminsky, D. Kantorski, S. Kelley, V. Kendall. SOPHO MOR nZK .W . Row Row Row Row Row Row D Row Row Konesky, N. Korenowslci, M. Kosticlc Two: A. Kosticlc, H. Kress, G. Kruse, R. Kuchelc, D. Kunlcle, R. Loclowslci, G. Leja, J. Lilly, Lindsey, A. Longo. One: P. Kernan, A. Kaminslcy, A. Kipfer, P. Kiser, J. Kiser, E. Kline, C. Knapp, A. Three: P. Love, G. Lcwerey, L. Lucly, H. MacDonald, H. Mangone, Manley, M. Mappin, P. Marino, C. Marks, P. Marr. Four: C. Marra, G. Marshall, Nl. Martin, F. Martz, Mason, R. Masters, McBride, L. McCollim, J. McCoy, A. McFadden. Five: I. McLaughlin, D. Mcsparrin, F. Merriwether, A. Miclock, B. Miller, A. Mishral, E. Mitchell, Moorhead, R. Morfit, B. Morgan. Six: M. Morrone, E. Mutcholc, G. Myers, I. Neely, A. Nemy, O. Neubert, D. Nichols, . Nonamaker, L. Novak, T. Omiecinslca. Seven: R. Oats, W. Oliver, F. Orris, L. Oseslcy, D. Ostroslci, F. Palumbo, D. Parkhill, A. Patsakis, P. Paul, R. Peters. Eight: L. Pfeiffer, Phillips, M. Phillips, F. Piernick, N, Polas, D. Praniewicz, R. Pyle, V. Rankin, D. Loranr, F. Ready. 1 9 4 5 Row One: T. Reese, M. Reinert, C. Rhines, J. Rhodes, P. Rice, R. Riley, Row Two: Riley, D. Rodriguez, Romig, J. Ross, C. Santora, B. Schafer. Row Three: D. Schall, W. Scott, W. Sell, L. Serene, V. J. Shaw, J. Shields. Row Four: L. Shimmin, B. Silverman, E. Simon, R. Simon, R. Simpson, H. Sinclair. Row Five: J. Smeltzer, D. Smith, G. Smith, J. Smith, M. Smith, E. Snyder. Row Six: E. Sorrells, Spadaro, F. Spak, H. Spana, L. Spana, D. Spillers. Row Seven: Stalder, G. Stanco,-I. Stoddard, L. Swager, H. Tamhuro, G. Thomey. Row Eight: A. Tocco, A. Tomer, M. Toney, S. Toney, L. Traini, S. Turner. Row Nine: G. Turnipseed, C. Urilc, D. Uric, R. Vanclervort, E. Van Norman, D. Veitch. Row Ten: C. Wade, A. Walker, R. Walters, E. Weaver, E. Weber, A. Wiedl. Row Eleven: Wiles, G. Wilhelm, J. Wilson, S. Wilson, D. Wise, J. Wyant. Vocational Sophomores Row One: D. Abraham, D. Adamo vitz, L. Allshouse, E. Ashbaugh, T Athey, R. Aversa. Row Two: B. Baker, L. Barkasi, H Beatty, R. Beers, J. Bellas, L. Bob- shoslcy. Row Three: N. Cable, G. Callencler J. Callencler, R. Campbell, T. Dun can, D. Evans. Row Four: R. Fehrs, P. Forrest, L Fontana, P. Fraino, E. Freclley, C Gaito. Row Five: F. Gaston, Gay, G. Gig- ler, R. Gregory, H, Haught, J Hessom. Row Six: R. Herrick, H. Jalalonslci R. Jones, D. Keclzierslci, D. Konclos A. Krause. Row Seven: D. Kulick, Lewis, A Linza, A. Lubresky, Luffy, A Mahan. Row Eight: R. Mangieri, M. Mangone J. Maunder, F. McAninch, R. Mc- Pheron, W. McPheron. e Row Nine: D. Minor, J. Myslinski D. Naccarato, R. Noel, F. Ostroski D. Perry. Row Ten: Petras, Pritel, L Probel, W. Saganes, S. Santoro, A Schick. Row Eleven: E. Shehalv, Sicilia, D Simon, Ray Sorolco, R. Soroko, D Stapinski. Row Twelve: R. Starr, R, Stroke, A Thomas, D. Tipton, R. Yohe, H Zeiler. Miss Stuchell's class make their own Easter outfits. Here are the ladies who keep our rooms in working order. They see Ken Hiis night life. These cooks never burn anything. Even to them this new recipe seems to look appetizing. Trade School boys are intense in drafting class. At twelve oiclock begins the most popular "class', of the day, but these boys need no lessons in eating. Although this picture looks like a study of the primitive man, it is just the 'QBoiler Room Gangn at work. FRESHMEN 4' il- v,!,',i V, '. L . f lkwx, v .J L I I Row One: L. Aclanis, E. .Balclwin, V, Barcll, A. Barham, R. Basta, D. Beestrice, Bengston, J. Berg, E. Bertocki, C. Best. Row Two: W. Bolt, V. Bolt, C. Bolvin, M. Bradley, L. Biclcert, D. Brinslco, D. Buckner, A. Bullitt, P. Busler, D. Cappel. Row Three: Carvin, R. Chiodo, D. Christmas, R. Clark, F. Conto, L. Corbin, M. Couclriet, J. Crouse, E. Crummie, C. Davis. Row Four: H. DeFelice, L. Deitcli, L. Diclcson, M. Dorocialc, S. Duncan, Evans, H. Falclouslci, Faloon, D. Fennell, L. Feroce. Row Five: N. Foullcrocl, B. Fox, D. Frederick, C. Fry, M. Gans, P. Garris, M. Goldberg, R. Gray, W. Hairston, H. Hartge. Row Six: C. Heasley, G. Henry, B. Herrick, D. Hill, K. I-Iogluncl, Howard, A. Hralnczulc, K, . Janibagian, N. Johnson, C. Kaufman. Row Seven: B. Kozlowski, S. Kerr, D. Kidd, R. Kochanslci, Kronlcoslci, Langlois, E. Linza, R. Loach, D. Lubreslcy, H. Macshane. Row Eight: A. Malyn, Mangone, G. Marsh, D. Marshall, R. Marzullo, C. McCutcl1eon, G. McGregor, E. lVIcMillen, S. Means, E. McNutt. J 1945 Row C. Moses, R. lVlurray, D. Murray. Row Two: L. Myres, A. Ofiesh, A. Onclako, Parker, R. Parker, Patrick, Penn, F. Penn ington, D. Petrie, B. Pfeiffer. ' Row Three: C. Phillips, F. Phillips, L, Phillips, W. Phillips, N. Pierce, D. Powers, S. Price M. Pryor, D. Pulcini, E. Raab. Row Four: B. Reese, W. Reese, E. Rhode, A. Robinson, G. Roffol, D. Rowles, T. Romeo S. Rosenberger, R. Ross, F. Rawson. Five: AE. Salati, Y. Shaner, P. Shelley, Shenal, V. Shihcla, N.'Schorr, B. Schrecengost B. Smith, M. J. Smith, G. Smirtle. Row Row Six: J. Smatana, Tony Spachtholz, P. Spohn, G. Stanco, F. Steen, E. Stevens, P. Stewart I-I. Stroud, C. Szul, M. Tanksley, . Row Seven: L. Taylor, R. Teorsky, S. Walters, D. Walters, E. Walker, T. Watkins, W. Watt M. Weber, T. Wilhelm, N. Wingrove. Row Eight: W. Woodson, C. Yoder, Young, Vairo, Van Norman, G. Veltri, A. Vot quenne, F. Thomas, Thompson, G. Theis. One: M. Melucci, I-I. Milisits, D. Miller, E. Miller, S. Moore, D. Morrell, D. Mosley 9 s X 1 Is -Austin Bonicly the one whom we can blame for Problems in Office Practice dorft stump the girls the smells from the chem lab? in this C1555- . M h' h b T d Biology students must see for themselves the uwhyn gc line? are no mystery to t e Oys at ra e c oo . and "how'y of everything. To the amusement of the physics class the senior That problem in solid class looks to be a tough one. president is propelled by centrifugal force. 62 General science looks like fun from this picture- l'Behincl the scenesw to watch the baton twirlers h . t e experiment was successful. perfect their routine under Marjorie's watchful eye. Shuffleboard in the gym is fun, as these girls will This is what we look like when we study. 401 tell you-wonder who won? harbors many secrets, docsnit it? 63 W cherish thy prof t ga X C X xx O5 'T 4 Wg f , Q Wgvgwgffx Qfv-Li!-'fl ' W wwf' 2" 'ii I X. ACTIVITIES TRI-HI-Y "To create, extend, and maintain through- out the school and the community high stand- ards of Christian character" is the purpose of the Tri-Hi-Y organization which every new member of the Tri-Hi-Y memorizes before she becomes an active member. Both junior and senior girls are eligible to membership in this club. Events included a candy-cookie sale day, a supper dance, a mother-daughter banquet and attendance at a rally at Har Brack High School as the guests of the Tri-I-li-Y of that school. In- stead of distributing the usual Christmas bas- kets, the girls decided to make a contribution to the Y. M. C. A. building fund. Miss Boucher and Miss Casillo are the sponsors. TRI-HI-Y First Row: R. Swanson, M. Black, F. Walters, B. A. Barber, A. Horton. J. Bissell, F. Turner, L. George, M. Raab, E. Randolph, M. Dinsmore. Second Row: D. McNutt, A. M. Jack, M. Burnett, M. McCready, M. A. Fearon, M. Hayes, E. Jackson, J. Thomas, A. Uhar, B. J. Connor, M. Best. Third Row: N. Oswald, B. Van- nort, L. Sparks, P. Wolfe, J. Sulli- van, M. A. Turner. C. Bazzano, J. Davis, A. Siin, M. L. Keefe, G. Van Winklc, M. Fisher. HI-Y J ohnsxon. First Row: R. Henry, J. Cooper. R. Robson, R. Lessig, J. Valentine, R. Mydock, W. Barron, H. Toohey. Second Row: G. Conner, D. Evans. C. Conner, J. Horner, F. Neff, F. George, R. Orr, J. Whalen, D. Cooper, D. Rupert, S. Fritz, B. Third Row: E. Bowser, M. Davis, T. Mui-tha, H. Crawford, C. Dem- binski, L. Heiles, S. Tamburo, R. Shalkoski, B. Koperek, T. Goodlet, R. Clark, D. Wagner, K. Adams, M. Cooper. HI-Y The familiar battle cry, "Assume the angle," followed by the whack of a paddle, launched the Hi-Y's informal initiation one chilly day in October. However, the new mem- bers, wearing short pants, torn shirts, and un- paired shoes and socks took it good naturedly fgroanj and even uvolunteeredn to treat the old members with cigarettes, cigars, and candy. One of several new activities initiated this year was a host committee to meet visiting coaches and officials. At Christmas time the members bought and decorated the Christmas tree which was placed by the trophy case. Officers were Dave Cooper, president, Jim Whalen, vice-president, Don Rupert, secretary, and Dick Orr, treasurer. JUNIOR RED CROSS COUNCIL The Junior Red Cross Council is com- prised of a boy and girl elected from each seventh, eighth, and ninth grade section room. These members act as representatives of their rooms at Council meetings. They report the suggestions and activities to their rooms, thus enabling all to participate and to increase the amount of work done. This year the council, under the sponsorship of Miss Branthoover, packed Christmas boxes for children overseas, participated in the Red Cross enrollment drive, and knit squares for afghans. The hard work- ing officers for 1944-45 were Don Powers, president, Leone Phillips, vice president, and Jean Walters, secretary. SENIOR RED CROSS COUNCIL The Senior Red Cross Council has proved a valuable aid to a worthy cause. Under the able leadership of Mrs. Terwilliger, the council has quite successfully completed many projects, including packing Christmas boxes with soap, toothpaste, tooth brushes, small toys, and other useful articles to be sent to war-stricken child- ren overseas. Part of the reward for this work comes in the form of occasional letters received from some grateful boy or girl who has been given one of these boxes. Many students will- ingly helped by knitting patches for afghans. The students who meet to plan the councills activities deserve commendation for their work. JUNIOR RED CROSS First Row: B. Krause, R. Kochan- ski, G. George, C. Best, A. Vot- quenne, W. Harshberger, J. Mentzell. Second Row: D. Powers, E. Ed- wards, J. Walters, L. Deitch. J. Howard, Miss Branthoover, N. Win' grove, L. Phillips, A. Lytle, P. Shenal, R. Kozikowski. SENIOR RED CROSS First Row: R. Lodowski, G. Ashor, R. Woods, M. George, F. Vairo, F. ' Henry. Second Row: M. Black, V. Gill, M. Lucci, B. Borland, C. Marra, L. Pieffer, V. Chorba, H. Faith, J. Kiser, D. Veitch, D. Allen. Third Row: R. Trexler, L. Wolfe, E. Pappas, L. Phillips, B. Myers, B. Cavilt, I. Fritz, J. Mclntyre, D. Greco, J. Davis, A. Slill, M. Keefe, Mrs. Terwilliger. Fourth Row: R. Leah, A. Caps- ambelis, R. Robson, J. Engler, G. Conner, P. Means, C. Fisher, J. Loach, J. Burgart, K. Adams. THE CHOIR Our Choir certainly deserves a round of applause for the fine work it has done this year. In rain or shine, sleet or snow, the members of the Choir faithfully come out to rehearsal every weekday morning at 8 oiclock. When the Christmas season drew near, the Choir donned robes, struggled manfully with white collars, and successfuly presented a radio program and an assembly program of Christmas music. Then in the spring, the Choir proved its versatility as well as its ability by presenting a concert of folk songs, Negro spirituals, religious songs and others. A definite asset to the Choir is Miss Emogene Whitacre, whose able directing is of the finest quality. THE BAND Strike up the hand! In their snappy red and black uniforms the band presents a spec- tacle of which we are all proud. The musicians are always ready to cheer the team on to vic- tory or to lead the student body in the stirring strains of the Alma Mater. In the gym and on the field, the band provides the spirit which helps make our games such a success. The new band mistress, Miss Vifhitacre, has the necessary vim and vigor to put the band through its paces. Although the 1945 Commencement will remove quite a few from its ranks, we all know that the band will continue to be one of Ken I-Ii's most important organizations. THE CHOIR Director: Miss Whitacre. THE BAND Director: Miss Whitacre. HANDBOOK STAFF First Row: T. Stevens, R. John- ston, V. Keller, J. Valentine. Second Row: M. Best, F. Turner, B. Young, D. Black, D. Baisler. KENTONIAN STAFF First Row: J. Chesmark, B. Ko- perek, R. Wise. Second Row: M. F. Steele, B. Donaldson, M. Fisher. M. Kornitzer, S. Ockner, B. L. Feldman. Third Row: R. Clark. D. Wagner, P. Croissant, M. Kerr, H. Hutch, J. Curcio. HANDBOOK For the past four years, the confusion gen- erally accompanying the first week of school has been noticeably decreasing. The main rea- son for this is the Ken Hi Handbook, pub- lished each year by a small staff of students under the sponsorship of Miss Owen and Miss Armstrong. Year by year this little book of "vital information" has become more and more indispensable to Ken Hi, particularly to stu- dents entering the school for the first time. The Handbook has also been the salvation of many a student who has forgotten his book's title or author when "Book Report Time" rolled around. For these and many other rea- sons we may well give three cheers for the hard-working staff and sponsors. V KENTON IAN "Our school exactly as it goesv is the apt motto of these journalists. All of them are first year students in the subject, and, in addition to their textbook work, they find time to gather and prepare for publication the news of Ken Hi. Class functions, club activities, and athletic feats are their material, and the staff members interview celebrities, write feature articles and editorials. This year pen sketches and cartoons were used effectively and appreciated.by the twelve hundred readers. Under the supervision of Miss Russell, Bernard Koperek, editor, and Phyllis Croissant, associate editor, the staff publishes an excellent newspaper twenty five times a year-a real accomplishment in this year of paper shortages and printing difficulties. BANK STAFF The Bank Staff handles the financial mat- ters of the school. The staff includes four tell- ers, a check-writer, four bookkeepers, one mes- senger, and two auditors. When the members are chosen, they serve the second semester of their junior year and the first semester of their senior year. These students work with Mr. Vorlage, the cashier of the bank. Section rooms, classes, organizations, individuals - all are served by the students' bank. Its most import- ant duty, caused by the war, is selling war stamps and bonds. The members of the Bank Staff are a very efficient group, very depend- able and trustworthy. Ken Hi is much indebted to this group. BANK STAFF A. Timmins. hard, B. A. Barber, J. Burgarl, R Beveridge, R. Piemme, R. Johnston ATTENDANCE STAFF First Row: D. Watkins, E. Rearick P. Rudawsky, E. Stephens, E. Bello Second Row: R. Betler, N. Oswald A. M. Jack, L. George, J. Super czynski. ATTENDANCE STAFF Did you ever wonder who that girl is who First Row: D. Baisler, M. Gold- inger, M. Prazenica, B. L. Whitesell, Second Row: E. Rockietta, J. Shep- works quietly in a corner of Miss Boucher's office? She is one of Ken Hi,s Attendance Staff. These girls give up their study halls voluntarily to help keep that intricate system of checking the attendance running smoothly. They make it possible to keep available at all times up-to-date information about absentees and late-comers. In their spare time they do odd jobs and run errands for the office staff. These girls deserve special praise for the grand job they did during the heavy December snows when there were many students who were un- able to attend school or were working. COMMERCIAL CLUB This club, under the able leadership of Mr. Keiser, is composed of senior commercial stu- dents who are recommended by the commercial faculty. The active Commercial Club has two meetings each month-the first Thursday and the third Thursday. All sorts of business prob- lems are discussed, and, at the social meetings, the members turn their eyes to the future. Ar these meetings, men from the business world fell the members what is expected of secretarial workers. The Commercial Club has a member- ship of sixty-five students. The club has had a very successful year, as it presented two tea dances, a pretzel day, and a radio program. COMMERCIAL CLUB First Row: P. Fisher, N. Gahagan, J. Shephard, M. Prazenica, S. Rywak, B. Cline, V. Walters, R. Kearney, B. Krause, N. Hardy, E. Bello, J. Kal- warski, F. Carabin. Second Row: B. B. Lusk, A. Mys- linski, J. Lukehart, L. M. Sweeney, R. Beveridge, B. Mildren, G. Loehner, E. Stephens, B. L. Surma, A. Tim- mins, B. L. Whitesell, D. Wright, R. Keczmer, E. Calabrese, R. johnson. Third Row: B. Reynolds, R. Piemme, B. Cypher, D. Bellas, D. Black, N. Ofeish, V. Kuchta, R. Keller, P. Arabia, V. Fink, M. L. Black, S. Laughlin, G. Stollar, R. Swanson, E. Jackson. Fourth Row: E. Rockietta, F. Wil- son, J. Wolfe, P. Hartwell, R. Aversa, R. Mahr, C. George, D. Baisler, J. Anis, M. E. Spina, R. Liotta, E. Mangone, E. Latona. LEADERS CLUB Activity is the by-word of this organiza- tion. Each member does her bit once a week in assisting Miss Rosemarie Pascaretta in the man- agement of her gym classes. Here the girls learn the fundamentals of fair play and im- partial judgment. In lighter moments, the girls turn their attention to dancing and bowling, activities to which they cordially invite the student body. An informal initiation of all new members insures good fellowship. And right good fellows are the officers-Natalie Oswald is president, Norma Hardy, vice president, Martha Black, secretary, and Marjorie Hayes, treasurer. The Leaders Club is one of the most vital and helpful clubs in Ken Hi. LEADERS CLUB First Row: E. Puhalla, R. Bev- eridge, P. Garner, F. Walters, B. . Barber, A. Horton, N. Oswald, . Hardy, E. Jackson, R. Liotta, . Kearney, E. Randolph. zzlb 3'-QFZITI Second Row: A. M. Jack, . Jackson, R. Swanson, M. Black, Waterman, I. Fritz, C. Moses, Phillips, M. Hayes, B. Young, . Gillis, L. George, F. Turner, . Raab, M. Dinsmore, A. Schultz. 55. S55 sf:- B1 -SZ' se 5 Fm? 5 ?" P :IPM 0 S55 Ei? SP3 IT! '58 ?-5 S: ln- 'T' F S' Sl: '13 052. F: Fl- H--4 'z QE :n2. 3. o F. VOCATIONAL HI-Y Backing Trade School in all its events throughout the year is the Vocational Hi-Y. This group consists of juniors and seniors who meet regularly to plan social and community affairs. The purpose of this club is to arouse the interest of the students in promoting clean living, clean speech, and clean sports in the Vocational School and in everyday life. Spon- soring this organization is Mr. Frazier, a mem- ber of the faculty of the Vocational School. The president of this organization calls meet- ings when matters of importance arise. New members are elected at the beginning of each school year and are introduced into the club by a very strenuous initiation. VOCATIONAL BOARD OF ACTIVITIES The Vocational Board of Activities is a group of students elected to that position by the student body. Their duties are to govern all student affairs such as dances, skates, sports events, and assemblies. This board sponsors the vocational basketball squad. Mr. L. Black is the advisor and also coaches the Basketball team. The membership is composed of a repre- sentative from the sophomore, junior and senior classes and the presidents of the junior and senior classes. Regular meetings are held to plan interesting activities for the students. This group is very active in making possible many athletic and social events for the students of the Vocational School. VOCATIONAL SCHOOL HI-Y First Row: J. Fox-yt, J. Bueth, J. Davis, H. Yenkala, R. Fei-ence, J. Feroce, R. Venter. Second Row: W. Moore, G. Tonks, J. Drag, E. Davis, D. Howells, P. Kraft, J. DeWalt, R. Holscher, R. Rulka. VOCATIONAL SCHOOL BOARD OF ACTIVITIES First Row: R. McLaughlin, R. McLaughlin. Second Row: J. Pritel, R. Ferencc, Mr. J. L. Black, H. Farnelh. MONITORS First Row: R. Lessig, j. Veltri, D. Cooper lnot a monitorl, D. Orr, R. Johnson, D. Evans. Second Row: J. Zahradnik, R. Johnston, J. Wilson, R. Shalkoski, C. Dembinski, B. Johnson, M. Davis, I.. Heiles. VICTORY CLUB MONITORS Much credit for the well regulated traffic in our halls should be given to the Monitors. These boys, directed by Mr. Mooney, are sta- tioned at strategic points in the halls and on the stairways to supervise traffic. The monitors assist the students during fire drills and con- duct the section rooms to their places when assemblies are held. One monitor is on hall duty every period, acting as a messenger and as a committee of one to welcome visitors. New members are selected by the present members and their sponsor, and approved by the office. The 1944-45 officers are Milton Davis, presi- dent, Bert Johnston, secretary, and Dick Orr, treasurer. VICTORY CLUB The Victory Club is one of the most active organizations in Ken Hi. Under the able spon- sorship of Miss Mathison and Miss Gosetti, it carries on its work of selling stamps and bonds to the students each weelc. Through the efforts of a publicity committee war posters are ex- hibited, a score-board is maintained, and the drives are publicized. Each class is headed by a colonel and each section room by a captain. The captains sell the stamps in their own rooms and the reports are handled by the colonels. A salute to the Victory Club which is doing so much to aid the war effort in our school! DRAMATIC CLUB Places . . . Curtain! These are familiar calls to the cast of "Double Exposure," the annual play presented by the Dramatic Club under the capable direction of Mrs. Klinlce. The receipts from this project are used to purchase lights and other essentials for dra- matic productions, besides making it possible for all the "actors" to witness a professional performance at the Nixon Theater in Pitts- burgh. The president, Gene Jiusti, vice-presi- dent, Marjorie Lucas, secretary, Gretchen Van Winkleg and treasurer, Audrey Westerman have led the club successfully this year. Activi- ties included one-act plays, produced, directed, and acted by the students, and initiations of new members. DRAMATIC CLUB First Row: A. M. Jack, M. F Steele, R. Johnston, M. Lucas, G Jiusti, Mrs. Klinke, G. Van Winkle A. Westerman, M. Raab, B. J Connor, J. Smith. Second Row: D. Keener, F. Vairo B. Cassel, L. George, M. Fisher, B Jadot, D. Zamperini, J. Moore, M Best, S. Searight, P. Demma. Third Row: B. Koperek, L. Garner M. Cooper, R. Clark. ORCHESTRA First Row: W. RUPP. C. Connor R. Orr, J. Salvatore, A. Rowe, W Rohrdan, M. Davis, R. Gray. Second Row: Miss Whitacre, M Torok, D. Praniewicz, E. Rearick, R Wyant, I. J. Raab, D. Maxwell. ORCHESTRA The Ken Hi orchestra, although very limit- ed in instrumentation, has progressed greatly this year under Miss Whitacreis capable and exacting leadership. The excellent violin section is one of the orchestra's chief claims to fame. In fact, the notes issuing from 208 the third period each morning have been anything but sour. Members have learned to follow the con- ducting of a leader and to interpret and play classical music. Despite the fact that public ap- pearances of the orchestra have been few, it has provided Valuable experience for those in- terested in music. This organization is another which helps to stimulate the spirit of American youth through the medium of music. 1 THE BOARD OF ACTIVITIES The outstanding event sponsored by the Board of Activities was the banquet served December 7 to representatives and sponsors of classes and organizations. To mark the twenti- eth anniversary of the Board of Activities, Mr. Weaver reviewed many of the interesting prob- lems which the board has discussed and solved from time to time. An addition to the board this year was the election by the sophomore, junior, and senior classes of a member at large from each class for a term of one year. At regular meetings of the board various aspects of school life affecting classes, clubs, athletics, and the student body as a whole are thoroughly dis- cussed and decisions reached. NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY The greatest scholastic honor in New Ken- sington I-Iigh School is a membership in the National Honor Society. Grades alone are not sufficient, as character, leadership, and service are important. A few students are elected by the faculty council at the end of their junior year to maintain the society until the fall election. This year the club expects to amend the Con- stitution, making it possible for students to be eligible for membership after completing thrity weeks in Ken Hi. The new sponsor is Mr. Mooney and the treasurer, Miss Hawk. The student officers are Tom Stevens, president, Dave Evans, vice president, and Dolores Wright, secretary. BOARD OF ACTIVITIES Seated: R. Kearney, P. Dunn, Miss Boucher, Mr. Vorlage, Mr. Weaver, Dr. Chapman, D. Rodriguez, R. Shalkoski. Standing: R. Lessig, H. Tamburo, J. Veltri, B. Koperek, D. Wright, M. A. Turner. NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY First Row: N. Hardy, R. Swanson, F. Turner, G. Chika, R. Johnson, E. Stephens, A. Timmins, G. Van Winkle, D. Wright, V. Kuchta. Second Row: M. Kerr, B. Young, A. M. Jack, M. Lucas, F. Walters, J. Gillis, A. Westerman, I. Trofka, M. Raab, E. Randolph. Third Row: T. Stewart, G. Jiusti, J. Loach, T. Stevens, T. Goodlet, R. Shalkoski, H. Farneih, G. Stefun. ASSEMBLY STAFF Ken I-Ii's Assembly Staff deserves a lot of credit for the many menial tasks which they perform. We students take many of their act- ivities for granted. The Staff must operate all movie equipment, the record machine, and the public address system. In addition to their many duties, which require missing classes, they must maintain at least a C average in their studies. All members of the Staff take a movie operator,s test. Those who pass are awarded the amateur movie projector,s license. A few of the Staff's former members now are serving as operators in the Armed Forces. The members of this organization and their sponsor, Mr. Jefferson, have made possible much of the entertainment enjoyed by the students of Ken Hi in assembly programs. ASSEMBLY STAFF S. Haddad. P. Means, G. Fnrneth. COLLEGE CLUB COLLEGE CLUB The College Club, sponsored by Mr. Wfeaver, endeavors to help its members choose the schools they will attend and the courses which they wish to take. Representatives from various eastern and mid-western colleges and universities are invited to speak to the club. During the second semester the Guidance Of- fice Staff gives intelligence and mental matur- ity tests. These serve the dual purpose of fa- miliarizing pupils with long, grueling examina- tions and of letting colleges lcnow the standing of future students. The results of the tests de- termine which students may compete for the various scholarships which are available. The College Club is very helpful to those students who wish to further their education. First Row: A. Honick, H. Kress J. Valentine, G. Ashor, R. Devine Second Row: I. Short, B. Kopcrelt t for reflexes or just a scene The Public Speaking class loolcs amused. What Could this be a tes did Aron say? from the annual Dramatic Club play, "Double Exposurew? Into Nurse Kennecly,s office go the injured. Here The ladies use 0 f rlcs at their daily gathering in 107. Ray Lessig receives First Aid. 77 TALEOKEN STAFF First Row: J. Thomas, M. Raab, E. Randolph. Second Roy: T. Stevens, D. Evans, E. Sinclair. Editor . . . Co-Editor ........ V. Keller, J. Gillis, M. Burnett, A. M. jack, A. Westerman, B. Young, M. L a G. Van Winklc, B. Donaldson, D. Black, G. Chika, I. Trofka. A. Schultz, F. Tut TALEOKEN STAFF .. . Thomas Stevens . . . .Audrey Westerman Editorial Assistants ................................ Marilyn Burnett, Betty Donaldson, Jean Gillis, Anna Mae Jack, Vernon Keller, Marian Raab, Elizabeth Randolph, Jean Thomas, Ivona Troflca, Florence Turner, Gretchen Van Winkle, Betty Young. Photography ...................................... Edward Sinclair Cartoons . . . Athletics . . . Typing . . . 'Business . . . Advertising . . . Juniors .... ........... Senior Art Classes . . . . . .David Evans, Richard Clark . . . .Dorothy Black, Geraldine Chilca David Evans .......... Audrey Schultz . . . Irene Cupido, Merle Roberts 78 U h 'PU "VV at goes on in there. is the query most often heard by members' of the staff upon leaving the "Inner Sanctum." Audrey and Tom crack the whip! Glueing the senior pictures keeps Libby Ann, Betty, and Ivona busy. Marian fstandingj, Gerry, Gretchen, Anna Mae, Marilyn and Top check every punctuation mark. Dave and Audrey, business managers, are figuring out more revenue for the Taleoken. 79 VU strive to Win tiiee tame We tiiirst tor tidy atteetion Ken Hi, We will aiways love tily iw f 5- , N 3 Xe jg f' 9, JR f if Q2 1 f if 14ii'rEwff ATHLETICS COACHES Mr. Jefferson, Mr. Glock, Mr. Slosky, Mr. Lenox, Mr. Wepsic, Mr. Pierre, Mr. Fletcher. The men who sweat out the game on the bench endure no more torture than do the coaches. Every tense moment, every good play, can clearly be read on the face of the coach. When things go wrong, the cheering loses its zest, the players tire, but the coach's "get in there and fightf' keeps the players going. The coach's job does not end with the long hours of tedious drill and training, for he must be a patient advisor as well as a stern disciplinarian. Ken Hi is indeed proud of its fine staff of coaches. Through their endeavor they have proved themselves worthy of public as well as student praise. They are not content with mere- ly doing their jobs well, they are moving the 82 goals of Ken Hi's sports ever higher. Ever ready for new ideas, these men have taken every opportunity to encourage the students to participate in sports. These are the men to whom we students look for leadership in the new athletic programs being planned. The coaches of Ken Hi are really doing their part to build a stronger America. Here are the members of the athletic staff, the men to whom we owe so much: Mr. Lenox, athletic director, Mr. Glock, basketball, Mr. Fletcher, football, Mr. Jefferson, baseball and junior high basketball, Mr. Slosky, junior var- sity basketball, and Mr. Pierre, football. CHEERLEADERS First Row: B. Koperek, D. Evans, G. Jiusli. Second Row: A. Timmins, A. Horton, L. Pallone, A. Uhar. With a squad of only seven, the cheerleaders of 1944-1945 captured and held our interest in, as well as our respect for, their abilities. In their eye-arresting red and black uniforms, the fellows and girls held their own against all comers on the field and floor. Their two purposeful young leaders, Aenicl Horton and Agnes Uhar, with the aid of the two sponsors, Miss Pascaretta and Miss Rankin, established a hard-working team. Their diligence and faithfulness in turning out, rain or shine, is to be admired. The hours of practice that preceded each game were plainly seen in the precision of their work. Our hearty thanks go out to them, these cheerleaders of '45, 83 BATON TWIRLERS Kneeling: B. Fox, M. Lucas, K. Janibagian, N. M. johnson, B. Keilzer. Standing: W. De Luca. FLAG TWIRLERS R. Cheppetta, P. Marino, C Shamey. J. Moorhead, M. Torok, R Schall, C. Park. x X X ' .1 is X VX. xx V' , .X sf 'N FOOTBALL First Row: F. Greene, J. Lavick, H. Falcon, G. Saliba, J. Veltri, H. Novaleski, R. Flood, C. Wade. Second Row: D. Cooper, E. Roffol, T. Ciancutti, H. Vestrand, F. George, A. Kotowski, C. Fry, J. Cooper, C. Anderson. Third Row: Mr. Pierre, R. Rawski, J. Milberger, B. Johnston, M. Michael, S. Tamburo, H. Tamburo, R. Newman, J. Whalen, J. Weber, G. Farneth, Mr. Fletcher. In what proved to be one of the year's most thrilling games, the Kenmen opened their season with a 6 to 0 win over Vandergrift. A beautiful twenty-one yard pass from Joe Veltri to Sam Tamburo in the last minutes of the fourth quarter netted the only score of the game. The rough going started after that, how- ever, when the Mt. Lebanon Blue Devils drop- ped Ken Hi from the Double A race by defeat- ing them, 26-13. It was a hard fought battle, but the Mountie's jinx stuck for the third suc- cessive year. The Red and Black ran into a strong eleven at Har-Brack and were beaten to the tune of 20 to 7. The score at half-time was 7 to 7, but the Green and White ran away with the game in the second half. In their next encounter, the Kenmen bat- tled to a 0 to 0 tie with North Catholic. Both teams exchanged touchdown threats in the first half. The second half was played in a steady down-pour that turned the field into a sea of mud. Monongahela's Wildcats downed Ken Hi in a close game, 7-0. Bob Rawslci and Henry Falcon played bang-up ball for the Kenmen. The Red and Black hit the winning trail again, easily downing Bell Township, 32-6. The second string played most of the game. Mike Michael scored three of Ken I-liis six touch- downs. The Kenmen aroused new enthusiasm in the students by upsetting a highly touted Red- stone eleven, 6 to 0. Harry Tamburo inter- cepted a pass to set up the touchdown. After three plunges had failed to net a score, Joe Veltri passed to Sam Tamburo for the touch- down. Ken Hi came through in the season finale beating previously undefeated Kiski, 19 to 0. The game was played on a muddy field at Herr Stadium, which the Kislci boys sarcastically called 'tthe local duck pondf, 7 A summary shows that Ken Hi won 4, lost 3, and tied 1, and outscored their oppon- ents, 83 to 59. At the close of the season, the team elected Henry "Barrel', Falcon and Sam Tamburo as co-captains. Each had four years of football behind him. FOOTBALL Ken Hi Ken Hi Ken Hi Ken Hi Ken Hi Ken Hi - Ken Hi Ken Hi 13 3 1 FOOTBALL SCORES 1944 6 ,.,.,., ...,.. , A ,..,...,....,....i......,...,..,.,,,.. Vanclergrift O Mt. Lebanon 26 Har-Braclc 20 North Catholic 0 Monongahela 7 Bell Township 6 ....,...Reclstone 0 .,.,...Kislci 0 80 BASKETBALL ASKETB LL VARSITY BASKETBALL First Row: J. Chesmnrk, A, Sellari. Don Howells, C. Dembinski, S. Tamburo, E. Davis, L. Heiles, R Shalkoski, D. Cooper. Second Row: J. Bray, R. Rawski, M. Michael, W. Gill, B. Johnston, D. Miller, D. Wagner, H. Farneth J. Serene, R. Bowser. V VOCATIONAL BASKETBALL First Row: W. Moore, L. Zulawinski, A. Kotowski, J. Dewalt, J. Foryt, M. Bailey. Second Row: J. Haddad, P. Kraft, E. Zimmerman, J. Davis, J. Andrejeski, A. Boucher, C. Pack, A. Barker BASKETBALL Although the Kenmen of '44-'45 did fall a little short of winning the WPIAL section championship, they rang up one of the best records in this school's history. 'Wfhen the first day of practice arrived, Coach Glock's squad consisted of only four "hold overs" from last yearfs varsity. But in a few weeks he built up such a mighty team that it presented the fans not only with plenty of excitement, but also with fourteen victories in seventeen games. This year's squad, like the Kenmen of the past, had that certain spark that is typical of the Glockmen. When most teams would be giving up the game as lost the Flying Dutchmen start uswishingv away and, as the fans know, have won many a game because they wouldn't quit until the last second. In the six pre-league games, the Kensters came out on top in all six. Among these victories they knocked down the famous Avalon and Duquesne teams. When the league games began, the Glockmen opened up against the Ford City five. They easily added them to their list of victories and also Kittanning in the following game. Butler, by the heartbreaking score of 38-34 was the first to stop the winning streak of the Kenmen, but unfortunately not the last. At the half of the league season the Glockmen found themselves part of a triangular tie with Ford City and Butler. Opening up the second half they dropped the first game to Ford City. This broke up the triangle and little hope was left for the Glock five. They knocked off their next three opponents only to lose the last game of the season to the mighty Har-Brack. This left the Kensters second in the league's record at the end of the season. S9 BASKETB LL J 1 .1 ' J , JAYVEES Row One: D. Allison, J. Lavick, S. Toney, T. Ciancutti. J. Doyle, W. Cartwright, W. Scott. Row Two: J. Bray, D. Wagner, R. Johnson, J. Whalen, W. Markwell, E. Snyder, C. Fisher, R. Rawski, R. Simon. JUNIOR HIGH Seated: R. George, A. Malyn. Standing: R. Marzullo, C. Best, D. Cappel, R. Kozikowski, J. Crouse, B. Schrecengost, R. Chiodo, F. Rawson, R. Kochanski. Ken Hi Ken Hi Ken Hi Ken Hi Ken Hi Ken Hi Ken Hi Ken Hi Ken Hi Ken Hi Ken Hi Ken Hi Ken Hi Ken Hi Ken Hi Ken Hi Ken Hi Jayvees Jayvees Jayvees Jayvees Jayvees Jayvees Jayvees Jayvees Jayvees Jayvees Jayvees Jayvees Jayvees Jayvees Jayvees BASKETBALL SCORES I944-I9!+5 VARSITY VOCATIONAL , .. . .. .. .... Springdale Vccational Z0 Plum Township . Midland Vocational 31 Moose Sharpsburg Vocational 29 Springdale Sharpsburg Vocational 30 East Deer Avalon Vocational Z0 Jayvees Duquesne Vocational 21 Jayvees Ford City Vocational 43 Burrells . Kittanning Vocational 60 Stewart Butler Vocational 46 Bell Street Arnold Vocational 41 Gold Crest Har-Braclc Vocational 43 Eagles Springdale Vocational 30 Falcons Ford City Vocational Z9 Altoona Hi-Y Kittanning Vocational 18 Raiders ..,..,Butler Vocational 32 Ukrainians Arnold Vocational 28 All Stars Har-Braclc Vocational 47 Leishman Avenue Vocational 42 All Stars Vocational 59 Stewart -IAYVEES Vocational 39 Raiders "Aw ...,..,....,,.......Springdale ,..,....Trade School .........lVloose Duquesne Ford City Kirtanning Butler Arnold Har-Braclc .....,..Springdale .,.,....Ford City Kittanning .......,.Butler . ..... Arnold Har-Braclc Vocational 28 Bell Street RIDGE AVENUE JUNIOR HIGH Ridge Avenue Ridge Avenue Ridge Avenue Ridge Avenue Ridge Avenue Ridge Avenue Ridge Avenue Ridge Avenue Ridge Avenue Ridge Avenue Oalcmont .......,Parnassus .,......East Deer .,.4.,..Arnold ..,..,,.Stewart .....,..Arnold ....,...Parnassus East Deer ........Oalcmont . ..,.. Stewart BASEBALL BASEBALL Ken Hi's 1944 baseball team, coached by Mr. Jefferson, played good ball all season and garnered seven wins out of the twelve games played. The Kenmen drop- ped their opener to Freeport 5 to 0 but came right back to shade Freeport 2 to 1 and Arnold 1 to 0. West Deer edged out the Kensters 2 to 1 in an exhibition game. Then the team really went to town, beating Tarentum 5 to 0, Springdale 5 to 0, Har-Braclc 7 to 4, and Arnold 9 to O. West Deer again barely shaded the Kenmen, beating them 5 to 4. In a real slugfest the boys rolled over Tarentum 21 to 7. Two defeats closed the season, these coming at the hands of Springdale 6 to 5, and Freeport 10 to 4. Sam Fritz and Dick Clark shared the pitching chores with Dick winning all six games he pitched. In his l to 0 defeat of Arnold, he pitched no-hit ball and struck out 15. In defeating Har-Braclc 7 to 4 he fanned 18 batsmen. 'A' BASEBALL SCORES 1944 ' Ken 0 Har-Braclc Ken 2 Freeport Ken 1 Arnold Ken 1 West Deer Ken 5 Tarentum Ken 5 Springdale Ken - 7 I-lar-Brack Ken 9 Arnold Ken 4 West Deer Ken 21 Tarentum Ken 5 Springdale Ken 4 Freeport Harvest Moon Ball-the juniors stage the first big dance of the year. Leonard Whitesell orders his Christmas gifts. Portrait of a hardworking man. Everybody takes his troubles to Mr. Cromer. Tomorrow must he bool: report day-look at the thoughtful expressions. Mr. Lenox must be enjoying his lecture in Euro- pean history. The class probably is, too. Dorothy Black gets some expert advice from Miss Eiges, Guidance Director. ,-...., Hourly, daily, weekly, the line forms. Maybe it's not a man's world afte r alll I , h l' h h h ' .Th . t S t e lg t tovvlc t at does It ,e,art department Cheesecake!!! The Hi-Y stages its annual show. takes over Victory Club advertising. The Taleolcens have just come. Does anyone have I bet she misses. Basketball is a favorite sport with a pen? the girls, too. 94 The Taleoken photographer. takes a Victory Club display. It's really not so serious as all that. shot at the The library looks unusually quiet today. Such concentration! ' UNOW is the time forn . , . a little less speecl and a little more accuracy. THROUGH WAR YEARS Proud, eager, patriotic men, Plunging into unknown depths, Ready to serve 'Our Country' when Menacing hands threaten democratic concepts. Humble, just, merciful attitudes O'er all free lands, pure selfless flames, Shining examples of fortitude, In history's record engraving their names. -Russell Shalkoski Skylark, "A String of Pearls,,' "Tan- gerinev-these are the songs we were singing in December, 1941, when Ken Hi was a school as yet untouched by war. It was on the eighth day of that month, though-that Monday when we sat huddled near our classroom radios to hear Congress declare war-that we, the Class of 1945, got our first glimpse of the excitement it brings. We were freshmen then, in a school that looked as it always had looked. We were were freshmen who had been brought that far with the feeling that war was the bombing of places we had never seen, the death of people we had never met. War to us was glory. Soon, little changes crept into our life. We drilled for any emergency, some of us be- came CSCD messengers, many of us studied First Aid, and we sang "Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition." War was fun. When we returned to school for our soph- omore year, we got acquainted-Parnassusites and Ken Hi veterans-but we were disappoint- ed to find that too many favorite teachers had left for the service. That year a few of them and some uniformed boys visited Ken Hi on short furloughs. We envied them their great adventure and laughed when they claimed we were to be envied. War was the dazzle of uni- forms. In our junior year we were a little more sober, for each of us could mention at least one Gold Star name of a friend or former Ken Hi student. Rationing had tightened up, so that it was getting harder for Mrs Lenox to main tain the quality of food in the cafeteria. By that time visiting servicemen were not an unusual sight in our halls, and boys began to leave in greater numbers than we could deem necessary. Even our own classmates enlisted. War was ugoodbyen. Today we are in our fourth wartime year at Ken Hi. Seniors now, and graduating, we realize that all our high school education, all our high school fun has been colored by the red demon of battle. When we glance at our service flag that commands the hall we read there that almost fifteen hundred boys and girls who attended Ken Hi have entered the armed services while we have passed four years as students, and more than forty-five have already given up their lives. It has taken these facts to teach us that-War is a hard lesson. Because it has been so much a part of us, then, we have set aside these pages in our book to pay tribute to those of our teachers and alumni who have served and are yet serving on the fronts. They have glorified the name of America, they have carried with them to the lines the principles they taught and learned here in Ken Hi. We are conscious, though, that the greatest tribute we can offer them cannot be made in words, but in the completion of the the task they have started, and the' fulfillment of their desires for a better world. With the courage, with the faith, with the humor which they exemplify, we must do it, for we cannot let them down. War must never come again. Captain J. O. Black Lieutenant S. E. Gantz Lieutenant H. C. Hadden Major R. C. Johnston Second Lieutenant C. M. Kordes Major P. L. Maxwell Private First Class F. G. Oliver Hospital Apprentice Zfc Daris Phillips Petty Officer First Class Betty Thomas Lieutenant D. D. Wolfe DIARY 1944-1945 September 21, 1944 Dear Diary, Well, I made my campaign speech for Senior Class President today. Although making speeches doesn,t go over with me very well, it was fun. Gee, Dear Diary, do you think I'l1 make it? If I do, it will be the biggest thrill I ever had. Here's hoping! September ZZ, 1944 Dear Diary, I guess Iym not much good at making speeches, or else I just wasn't lucky enough to be elected, But I was happy to congratulate Senior Class President, Mike Michael, and his fellow officers-Vice President, Jimmy Burgartg Secretary, Sam Tamburog and Treasurer, Kenny Adams. September 28, 1944 Dear Diary, I certainly hope I looked my best today, but I'll know for sure when those proofs come back. Yes, I had my Senior picture taken, and guess what-I skipped a whole period of English by letting kids get ahead of me. But, believe me, I wasn't the only one with that idea. Oh, no! October 20, 1944 Dear Diary, At long last the proofs came in today, an.d I never heard such "Oh-ing" and "Aw-ingu and "Ouch-ing". Well, I can't say much for mine, but I saw some pretty nice ones. Really I don't think I look so bad in a cap and gown as some of the kids do. I saw some funny ones! Of course, since the directions said "D0n't expose them to the sunlight", we all walked home showing them off. October 21, 1944 Dear Diary, Oh, dear, I just couldn't make up my mind as to how many pictures I would need. I didnit know whether Aunt Tillie would be angry if she didn't get one or not. All day kids asked me. "How many are you getting? I don't know what to do." I just said "Ditto'l, but finally ordered a dozen with a large one thrown in. Gee, I hope I have enough. December 16, 1944 Dear Diary, 4 Today I ordered my name cards. Paul Demma assured me that I would receive them, at least, by the day before graduation, so I gave him my dollar. Gosh, I donlt know what I'11 ever do with a hundred name cards, but everybody is doing it. February 21, 1945 Dear Diary, I rushed from study hall today to do more ordering -announcements this time. I joined the long line outside the bank and overheard someone say, "The more announcements I send, the more gifts I'l1 re- ceive. Now let's see 6 times 36--." What character, I thought, as I placed an order for three announce- ments. March 9, 1945 Dear Diary, I never knew my classmates could do such a good job of acting until today. A very good one-act play, called "The Valiant", was presented in Senior as- sembly by a few of our Dramatic Club proteges. Al- though it was on the serious side, I think everyone enjoyed it. I know I did. March 16, 1945 Dear Diary, Chester Dembinski and Rozella Swanson were the lucky seniors to be crowned Shamrock King and Queen at the Shamrock ball tonight. Rozella looked so sweet in her white gown, and Chester was really handsome in that tux. April 17, 1945 Dear Diary, Tonight my "stage career" at Ken Hi ended. Gee, it was fun playing in that mystery thriller, "The Night of January Sixteenth". The house was packed and lights were bright land I was scaredj. You know, Dear Diary, I think they liked it-the audience, I mean. April 24, 1945 Dear Diary, My goodness, the man-power shortage is bad when there aren't any junior or sophomore boys to fill in. But, forgetting all that, I think it was nice to have just seniors at the dance tonight, sort of a farewell party. O, dear, why do I get into these moods! May 9, 1945 Dear Diary, All through the halls today could be seen big black ties and little black ties, big red bows and little red bows. Heck, I'm not proud! In spite of my red hair I wore the biggest red bow that I could find in town. I have been looking forward to this day all year and I wasnit disappointed. It was swell! May 18, 1945 Dear Diary, Really, it's a miracle that I'm able to write to you tonight. My hand is cramped from holding a pen all day and signing my "John Hancock" in everybody's book. Besides that, it's pretty late right now for should I say early-in the morningl. I had a wonderful time at the prom! "He" told me I looked pretty, and he was so handsome in his tux. I think I walked on air all evening. May 27, 1945 Dear Diary, I thought I would bake in my cap and gown to- night, and, oh, that red tassel! But, seriously, our speaker gave us good advice, and somehow I felt a little frightened and a little proud as I sat there listening to our baccalaureate sermon. May 28, 1945 Dear Diary, Tonight forthe first time, as I walked down the aisle and took my seat, I fully realized what it all meant. It meant that I had just completed twelve long, happy years of school. I would never be coming back to those dear days in Ken Hi except in mem- ories. 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HAROLD L- WALLEY "Flowers" Insurance - Real Estate All Kinds Next Door ro Liberty Theater 205.5 Broad Bldg. New Kensington Compliments of DIAMOND TRANSFER AUTENRI-EITH'S DOLLAR and STORE STORAGE COMPANY 924 Fourth Avenue New Kensington, Pu. 1004 Stanton Avenue New Kensington DYKE AUTO PARTS SPORTING GOODS 201 9th Street at the Bridge Compliments of E. R. Hayes Appliances 847 Fourth Avenue Phone 4580 New Kensington Pa. QUINIOTS Hair Wave Sculpturing "Exclusive Methods Patentedv Room 205-207 First National Bank Bldg. Phone 4612 New Kensington, Pa. MILLER BROS. 908 Fifth Avenue New Kensington's Largest Shoe Store SHOES HOSIERY C 0 L A 0 S T U D I 0 5519 Walnut Street . . . Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania fSI1adysideI OFFICIAL PHOTOGRAPHERS - FOR1945 ' KENNY'S TOG SHOP 192 Fourth Avenue, New Kensington, Pa. 1706 Fifth Avenue, Arnold, Pa. Musical Instruments and Supplies We Teach All Instruments ,MUSIC AND ART CENTER COOPER BROTHERS Dispensers of Happiness New Kensington Art Glass 85 Mirror Worlcs J. B. Piemme, Prop. Art Glass, Mirrors, Beveling and Resilvering Plate and Window Glass Phone 291-J Cor. Stanton 86 Walnut M. J. Steiner "Say It With Flowers" THE JOHNSTON CO. Hardware Sheet Metal Work Heating and Roofing Pittsburgh Paints 1034 Fifth Avenue New Kensington, Pa. Keystone Drink Shop The Home of Better Hamburgers and Plate Lunches 961 Fifth Avenue Compliments of Guiney 85 Walley 347 Fifth Avenue Phone 70-J Real Estate and Insurance New Kensington, Pa. 5 Fifth Avenue Phone 590 VV. Compliments of A la, P . 1, 'no 3 G. o. MURPHY . The Big Store on the Corner . 1. Electrical .Tipp lances Sc to 31.00 an and Furniture Selected Items CLAWSON'S BAR- B -Q Offer their Best Wishes to The Students of Ken Hi OOMPLIMENTS OF Federation of Glass, Ceramic and Silica Sand Workers of America Arnold, Pennsylvania ARNOLD LOCAL, No. 17 O "United We Stand - Divided We Fall" Greetings and Best W' h is es to the Graduates from Local No. 602, General Electric Workers, Union QL RADIOQLM4 ,mm 'W 'W 69 ' 6' 5" '42 2, E A Store of Values SHOP J. C. PENNEY Co. ' 825 Fifth Avenue New Kensington, Pa. S'TOR1V1'S 11OSIERY 'SHOP For Gift Items Hosiery-Gloves-Purses-Costume Jewelry-Handkerchiefs--Lingerie Pajamas 945 Fifth Avenue New Kensington, Pa. Kopper Kettle Tea Room Compliments of Purimssus News 359 Main Street Phone 1045 414 Tenth Street, New Kensington, Pa. Compliments of Sil V01'11l2111,S Drug Store Main and Fourth Streets New Kensington, Pa. Compliments of Pol1zu'k's Fll1'111tl1l'6 1101 Fourth Avenue Phone 1854 Pati Tailor for Ladies' and Gent1emen's Cleaning Altering and Pressing 857 Third Avenue Phone 4539 Compliments of A. L. Speck Tarentum, New Kensington, Vandergrift, Altoona, Johnstown, Butler ROOFING AND SIDING COMPLIMENTS OF ALEX SLOAN 943 Fifth Avenue New Kensington, Pa. 109 Compliments of ROGOVVUS MARKET 355 Main Street New Kensington, Pa. Compliments of ARNOLD LUMB'ER CO. Compliments of Andy's Restaurant Francis C. Datres Mgr. 302 Ninth Street New Kensington, Morris Miller New Kensington's Largest Men's Store 949 Fourth Avenue Omer Miller Hair Stylist 849 Fourth Avenue Sykes Sunoco Station Batteries Charged in Car While You Wait! Phone 4646 Sixth Avenue and Seventh Street Compliments of Levitt Bros. Dependable Furniture New Kensington-Vandergrift Compliments of Herb 'S Diner New Kensington, Pa. Jeroino Motor Buick-Oldsmobile-Cadillac Shoralls Tea Room "Where All Good Fellows Meet', For Home-Made Ice Cream, Lunches and Candy Angel Sc Cervone Tailors Ladies' and Gents' Tailoring 748 Fifth Avenue New Kensington Clover Farm Stores FRANK MoNAco We Specialize in Corner Eighth Street and Fourth Avenue Meats and ifsh Vegetables - so- Phone 2448 New Kensington Bird's Eye Frozen Foods NU-KEN CANDY 8i CIGAR CO. Candies and Candy Novelties for Every Season 647 Fifth Avenue Phone 1810 LOGAN LUMBER CO. New Kensington Phone 640 Tarentum Phone Z4 The Lumber Store of the Valley Compliments of MEADOW GOLD DAIRY, Inc. O Call N. K. 963-964 Gfkfib. Ah ' Duc.. Nw Nlmslngtonjm. 'Better Values in Smarter Fashions TAILOR TRED CLARK,S Beautiful SHOES 940 Fifth Avenue New Kensington, Pa. Archie Miller For Better Men's Wear Phone 170 964 Fifth Avenue Vicky's Beauty Salon Formerly Jules We Specialize in Permanent Waving 409 Tenth Street Phone N. K. 354 Compliments of Parnassus Ice Company United Cleaning Co. 419 Tenth Street Q Phone 315 Certified Oclorless Cleaning Eclw. Murtha, Mgr. Compliments of E. van AMERINGEN 412 Ninth Street New Kensington, Pa. Phone 1471-72 Mortgages, General Insurance Real Estate Compliments of AdH1I1,S Market 930 Seventh Street Phone 1360 Open an Account at - 'iizin ' ' 14, 972 ' STHAVE -NEW Ktxsmarow UI -, ,t M...--.,.-,J .U-..m..-.., ,,,..n..w,-..- , a The Fashion First Store For Smart Fashions and Accessories Headquarters for "Calling All Girls" Coats, suits and dresses Bl.OSER'S OFFICIAL JEWELERS TO KEN HI 960 Fourth Avenue G R E E T 1 N G s T O NEW KENSINGTON HIGH SCHOOL From Spring and Foundry WOI'IiQFS Local Union No. 1323 NEW KENSINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA O. AFFILIATE FRANK DUDEK, Treas --H To The Nainesake of The AUDREY ANN STUDIOS of DANCING and The Olass of '45 O l--l CONGRATULATIONS 112


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