Newton High School - Railroader Yearbook (Newton, KS)

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I : Oifeninf F bjzafmizs ' dimrts . Qseolafea I Univ I Cbfinf W We 1985 Cyihafffru Centenniaffinzftimu Newtozu LSM206 500511110 43 900 QU' UM New !0lU Lyfd nyaf 6f1I4 LW? Vf 'Af SI, , HM Z, 1,-'11 . '. -ji jg E' f 5, , 'fsfiff ucgw- .,-- 3.1 r-.t e 2 1- , P ' .aff - 2' ' L A ,yy .+ tl 5 ,J gf, 2.-2 'Q .e "-,gg f 4- .- 4 ur ' ,wif , .wg V flfgg. --,t -gg, H 4 g sl 53-is. if -A V , ,gi at 2. in " M,1.,g ,a '31 ,, ,gs D gc at 's o ' A P . be -N ' ,- Q 4 iz, 4 J if YW . z . 'li' XJ MW arf ffl S 1985 proved to be an important year for Newton High School and the commun- ity. As the school turned the golden age of 100, citizens of Newton decided it was time to have an all out celebration. The celebration officially began August 30 with an official ribbon-cutting, flag- raising, opening day. The year was dubbed Railer 100. Although the centennial brought about definite changes for the year, when one looked into a classroom, the locker section or the commons, students seemed un- affected. Everyone still had to put up with final exams, staying in class during break and getting sent around the long way to the lunch line. Many preparations were made to make this a year to remember. Collectors items sucn as the pewter belt buckle and Railerman were sold The programs ofthe ath letic events the school paper the NEWTONIAN and even the RAILROADER were all changed to commemorate the centennial Everyone anticipated the Grand Renunion Week June 1016 1985 Activities planned for the week were a musical over 50 class renunions a bar b que athletic tournaments concerts and tours v-Y ,r ff if X, A sr. 'A'fl-z3'lf- l " A 0 V 1,i,5,H Q. ' mul i 1 1 iv . mf VW senior Class. Lincoln- 118861 The first school that had a formal commencement for thi NICKir1Iey-11887-18883 lThere is no available picture of the 2nd high school 0 ff-x Q ,- l l .,-1.1" ' 15,3115 1. Cooper-11889-1913i The third school was dedicated to Superin- tendent J.W, Cooper. 10125 l 'I if me A . l ' my-i .-v-w-rf-':'xf"x1- mf-,-.,,.. . .- . ., Awww j it f- vs' an-' - f ' . ' ""f"- "fr Y ' N w- ' ,, Y ' -i 'i ffl "5 A air-K - Q.- .,.-.,t,,. .em -if ie NHS-H914-19733 The school now known as Santa Fe Middle School is pictured here when It was newly built. During the times it was NHS it was added on to four times. Tilt augllt Although Newton High School is celebrating its 100th birthday, isn't celebrating all the years it has been in the building that the ass of '85 will know as its alma mater. ln fact most students ink that there were only two high school buildings, the present ie and the school which is now known as Santa Fe Middle School. tis belief may be attributed to the fact that of the five NHS high hool buildings Santa Fe and the present high school are the only io buildings still in existence. The other three schools were known as Lincoln, lVlcKinley and ioper. The first commencement ceremony was in 1886 in Lincoln hool at 4th and Ash Streets. There were only eight graduates tich were all female. ln 1887-88 the seniors graduated from lVlcKinley School located College Block and Pine Street. lt was built in 1887 by Hanna d Koch Construction for 34,000 There is no known photograph this building which was used as the high school. In 1888 two new schools were built for 330,000 each. A new :Kinley was built and the "unsafe clapboard" building known as irfield was torn down and in its place the new school dedicated IHS- C1974-19851 he present NHS building where the 100tl'1 birthday Will be Celebrated. llll BELTS Cooper for Superintendent J.W. Cooper was built and used for the graduating classes from 1889 to 1913. ln early 1913 a bond for 385,000 was approved for a new high school which included a two-story building with a gym and audi- torium. This is where Santa Fe Middle School now is. This was the first building that went by the name Newton High School. The class of 1914 was the first class to graduate from this building. A new high school was proposed in 1925 but was rejected by the community. An extra building was built on Broadway for S40,000. This building was known as the Annex and was put to use in the fall of 1926. In 1934 Lindley Hall was proposed. ln 1935 Lindley Hall was dedicated and used. ln 1938 Lindley Hall was expanded and the High School moved into the Broadway building as the old high school was used for the middle school. The class of 1974 was the first senior class to graduate from the present high school. lt is here that the school will celebrate its birthday and alumni will reminisce on the memories of the last 100 years that have been made in NHS, in all five locations. .L 752 nwtf Cfss M" Seniors Cami Ford and Matt Washburn investigated the Senior Announcements ordering. ,fn SGTUOI' David LGBTUEG get his head Siled for his QYBGUBUOTI CBD. I' Senior Cheryl Burkett works after school to save money for College. ' Yrw . I 9 2 fs. Senior Sneryl Heine Celebrates being part ofthe 100th class to grad- K 2 1 uate from NHS. Right- Senior Kindra Nye works in the Adrninis- if trative office to train for her career in Business. I' ,ix W ' 'A i A i 2 I i fi 5, , Q K ,Y jr, H ...ts-Y .B ll 'J xx- 'Q I .... iwter statue of Railerman and belt buckle were sold by seniors r the Educational Endowment Fund. CGD MGT Theclass of 1985 was special because it was the 100th class to graduate since NHS first began. Asked how they felt about being apart of the Centennial class, this is how some seniors responded. Lori Hiebert said, "lt's an honor to be part of the centennial. l wouldn't change being a part of it for anything." Kevin Penner had a different feeling, according to him, "lt's no big deal." Aaron Anderson jested, "lt's the most exciting thing that's ever happened to me." Mark Akin said, "lt makes no difference to me." Dick Bevan said, "lt just doesn't matter. lt's a lot of work for some peopIe." Some people took a different approach. Karla Ford said she was very proud. Kim Kaufman thought it was neat. lVlarie Baugh said, "l think it's kind of neat, because it only hap- pens once and we were born that year." Briana Stark said, "lt's neat because it's something special Newton is doing and it's for the community not just our class." Kim Pennington said, "l think it's neat with all the events planned and the community getting invoIved." Lora Davis said, "l'm glad l'm going to be a part of something that's as special as this even though l'm not actively a part of it yet." Joanne Juhnke feels it's an honor, but somewhat overrated. lVlarty Loane said, "I think it's pretty gamongui lgreatl because the 100th year represents a lot of pride and dignity." Larry Thompson feels, "lt's a devastating honor. l'm greatly sad that there can't be a 100th class for everyone." Janelle Gaeddert said, "lt's totally awesome because we get so many privileges." Senior Brent Coppock's "heavy chevy" 1969 Z28 Camero can o be seen sitting in the back row of the high school parking Students often park in the back row in order to avoid unnecces parking lot wear and tear. Junior Troy Yoke demonstrates his dancing skills along with his Michael Jackson threads. Video games are out, movie and music videos are in. The overwhelming demand for videos and video equipment has brought new businesses to town such as Popmgos afid-The Video Depot. ij... 4 Senior Lisa Haxton, employee of Katydid, one the fashion stores in Newton, models some of clothes that-were in style in 1984-85. During the past 100 years styles have changed, These styles range any, thing from clothes to hair to glasses. Shown below with the "in" style of hair are Heide Wentz, junior and Barb Rodgers, graduate of 1966. Shown with the "in" glasses are Nlike Goering, senior and Mike Schill, graduate of 1966. ,sf uit W 'Hmm' Y 0 0 H O t Through the years fads have brought people together as one. From the '5Os with poodle skirts and hulla-hoops, through the '7Os with bell bottoms and disco, to the '80s with parachute pants and break dancing, generations have been identified by their fads. ln the '80s fads have centered around individuality. Clothes have become less conser- vative, hairstyles have gone from the traditional cuts to new wave and colored styles, each showing individuality of the person and his environment. The conservative students chose the tailored preppie look, while more daring students created styles of their own with baggy shirts, bright colors, chains, gloves and spikey hair. Another fashion that came about during the '80s was girls piercing their ears more than once and guys having one ear pierced. A factor that influenced fashion in 1984-85 was rock videos and the new cable TV channel lVlTV. People were entertained by TV music videos, TV video games, and home Video Cas- sette Recorders which came with the electronic and computer era. Summmn aumtpointg lVlost stusdents vacation with adult supervision, their family, a church group. Two seniors, however, have changed this unwritten rule. Steve Raber and Brad Sneed have made unsupervised trips out of state during the past two summers. This summer the two flew to Arizona where they went camping at West Clear Creek Canyon, which is about 60 miles from Flagstaff, where Steve's older brother lives. Steve's brother dropped them off at the canyon and the two pro- ceeded on their own for four days. "We didn't have a set sched- ule," said Brad, "We just played it by ear." They spent a lot of time fishing and they also enjoyed hiking. During one hiking trip they left in the morning taking only their cameras. When they left they staked their tent with three stakes, even though they didn't need to because they have a tent that stands on its own. When they returned to their camp after their hike the tent was moved about 30 feet, almost in the water and the stakes were in the same place. Something or someone had gone through their packs and equipment, but nothing was missing. lt's still a mystery as to what happened. Seniors Brad Sneed-bottom and Steve Raber right, did a lot of hiking while camping in Arizona. lil? Brad Sneed and Steve Raber get ready to venture out on their own. 'is W I7 ri 5 -wg' . 5 Q , 'mfr-'f , ,. . W-fic, i ,vw 'ar V Wi X . ve-. K W- t 'W'-iv isws gl -. 'Jr - .... slit. 4 or Cynthia Bauer had a ball while life guarding at the city swim- lpool. 4 h1,,!,..,f lv-ev lmlmif' 52 iii". welle Jantz,junior, traveled to France with an exchange program ed Nacel, f I l 5 u l l is I . Q i lt " ,ff x , ix Q-1. 1. "F ,lr-' tif V Top: Senior Mary Schill, the Destroyer, meets Conan the Barbarian at Universal studios while vacationing in California. Bottom: Senior Amanda Carper and her sister Susan, sophomore, take a bite out of the summer heat with a piece of water- melon at the Athletic watermelon feed. o 9 iroatggitint Between fast food, school and homework, many students participated in an extra curricular activity. lt required a car, lanything on wheels would do,l a couple friends, a blasting stereo, la ghetto blaster would do,l and a drivers license. lLicense optionaI.l Prime time for this activity was between the hours of 8 p.m. and midnight. Personal preference dictated whether to perform this ac- tivity on either Friday night, Saturday night or both. For students with a restricted license, Sunday afternoons would do. This activity consumed a lot of time,gas, and new tires. lt was dragging Nlain. Or, if you were low on dough, driving to the nearest hangout. When searching for a hangout, there was a wide variety to choose from. One had to be careful to choose a spot which there was no "No Loitering" sign, for example, Wen's One. One then had to buy a pack of gum or play a video game to cover up true intentions. Dillons was always popular for its wide open spaces and good view of Main. Although it did have its drawbacks. lf the sign wasn't exploding, a nice police officer might run you off because it was unauthorized parking. But it was ayways a good place to meet a friend, park your car and pound the pavement. The most popular hangout was lVlain Street Car Wash. lFormerly RoBol. Ususally young males between the ages of 15 and 19 were found either playing Hackysac or just shooting the breeze. On occasion, some people found it necessary to run their car through the car wash to wash the egg off. Water bal- looning and egg throwing became a popular sport among some students, going against the traditional T.P. ing and shoe polishing windows. But whenever students were bored there was usually something happening on lVlain Street to interest them. .- wus ONE nv ISSETH Newton finally got a McDonald's which students found to be a good place to go ani eat or to meet friends. Lefta The new convience store Wen's One became an instant hangout and a placi to turn around while dragging Nlain Street. 2 i lu 1 esevfo Right- Senior Briana Stark gets her homework together before leaving school. ' QM Senior Brad Gehring catches up on some lost hours of sleep in Govern- was ment class. ,ff f 'QW qi? ,W 'X ad' Top picture-Brent Thomas, junior and John Birkle freshman, answer the age old question of "Where's the beef," at the NHS lunch room. Right-Marvin Estes, former Kapaun assistant foot- ball coach, gives a pep talk forthe Kaoaun game. Y vi l .4 9 ,..I W Left- Junior Mike lvlonarez, one of the top runners for the Cross Country team, warms up before the state meet at Wellington. n I Junior Bryce Buller looks up schedules while working as a 7th hour office alde. . 4 VX X you gonna Call? Kapaun busters!" Railer fans show their wrt for the football team by wearing Kapaun buster t-shirts at ep assembly andthe game. f 5. f . 'V' 'A .Y is b 3, 2 -wif" X i. '. 8 if? ., nf xv X K 5 M. I I Q N X if i' Q h X T Q 2 X m' 'Zi u C E if iz A." af J' 7 J ,' 'X Q J'- 1 hi if 1 . P Sai . g In 1 Q ,,. s, f6ffJ5f Gif?-H M. 's zzz. . Freshman J.J. lVliller helps his class decorate the halls. Hall decoration was one many competitions the classes had against each other. Seniors Stephanie Gasaway and Vicki Smith act the part of true nerds as Ner was a new addition to Homecoming Week. s si of the d Day 5 s f s Juniors Melisa Gronau and Julie Sherry look as if they came straight off a rock video as they display their electric apparel on Punk Day. itll' to As the lights dimmed, the crowd hushed and the orchestra started playing, Danny Benninghoff escorted Karla Ford, Steve Raber escorted Janelle Gaeddert and Brad Sneed escorted Yvette Whelan down the aisle. They waited patiently in front of a bank of candles to find who would be named Homecoming king and queen. After much anxiety Janelle awarded Brad with the king medal and Brad crowned Karla queen. Brad, Karla and their attendants were escorted in a limousine to lunch at the Old Mill Restaurant. The student body participated in Homecoming week by dres- sing up for different days. Hawaiian, nerd, dressing-up and Punk vs. preppie were ways that students dressed. Many strange out- fits and hair-styles were concocted for each different day. Classes competed against each other with money jars, the hall decorations, dress-up days and the spirit assembly. Freshmen won the dress-up days. Seniors won the money jars, the spirit assembly and the hall decorations. Over-all seniors placed first, sophomores second, and juniors and freshman tied for third. During the week major, emphasis was placed on class compe- tition, but at the end of the week the classes united to become a spirited school which helped Newton win the homecoming football game with El Dorado 49-8. The traditional parade and bonfire were cancelled because of rain and there was no school on Friday due to Teacher in-service. interuf.SZwrt5 Week: Winter Sports Royal Court- Jay Franz, Sandee Buller, King Larry Thompson, Queen Kay Gerlng. Matt Washburn and Jennifer Reid. X ii i 0 Gut Winter Sports Week was one week out of the school year that students could take some time out and just have fun together. Activities that kept the student body entertained were the Winter Olympics, the Air Band Contest, Coronation, Dress-up Days and the Sports Events. The Dress-up Days kicked off the week with Monday being pajama and robe day. Tuesday was college T-shirt and hat day. Wednesday was dress-up day. Thursday was rainbow day where each class wore the same color of T-shirt. Seniors wore red, juniors wore blue sophomores wore controversial yellow T-shirts and freshmen wore green. Why green? Because it was Thursday, iof coursel. Tuesday was the Third Annual Air Band Contest. The auditorium was overflowing with people of all ages. Students performed songs by such groups as Whitesnake, Dio, Prince, Judas Priest, Madonna, Cindi Lauper, the Supremes and many others. The groups Sorry Charlie which performed "You Got Another Thing Coming" by Judas Priest and Controversial Lace which performed "Let's Go Crazy" by Prince tied for first place. On Tap which performed Whitesnake's "Slow and Easy" captured third place. Wednesday was Coronation. The royal court were Oueen Kay Gering, King Larry Thompson, and their attendants, Sandee Buller, Jay Franz, Jennifer Reid, and Matt Washburn. The decorations for the Coronation had been changed with the aisle coming in the gym at an angle and a fountain was added to the background. Thursday was the Winter Olympics where each class and the teachers had a team who competed against each other in games that were fun for everyone. Seniors won the Olympics. Thursday night the wrestling team beat El Dorado. The week was wrapped up on Friday with a pep assembly and basketball games against Derby. The girls lost 47-50 and the boys had a disappointing game by losing on a last second shot, 49-51. There was a dance following the games. szalteg, frames? Roger Erickson, Business Teacher, competes for the teachers team in tl banana race of the Winter Olympics. -as On Summer Dress-up Day juniors Becky Haas and A I Deborah Kingsley relax in their raft during the spirit assembly. Top, Brad Musser, member of the Freshman Winter Olympic Team blows a ping pong ball around the pop bottle which was one of several games in the Winter OIymDics. Left, senior Brett Shirk jarns down to "You Got Another Thing Coming" by Judist Priest in the 3rd Annual NHS Air Band Contest. Shirk was part of the band Sorry Charlie,which tied for flrst place with Contraversiai Lace who per- formed "Let's Go Crazy" by Prince. Sgfih fZ?rea Les Chantes didn't get to rest the first few days of spring break because they had to Dractice f ' ' d d tt 0 skiln after the contest. Regionals. Many music students I ge og g NSQ-u.lxfC k I 5 f- Y ENN ' If x f 1 1 V' - L-J ' af . QVAY -in X1 Z- M1 fn ' N LW xXk,,xs -qs ..,x-- "" ---,. -f TEARS Away The school year was getting awfully long and it seemed that the end was far in the future. Students and teachers were coming down with a bad case of winter blues. Spring break came just in time to keep everyone in the high school from going crazy. Although Break was a lot shorter then most people would have liked, no one was complaining about getting a couple of extra days away from the school. n The ski slopes in Colorado found an abundance of Newton High people. Students went with friends, with their family, the recreation center, and the music department. No one could miss vocal teacher Noel Slyvester's black eye when he got back. He was jumping moguls and came upon some that gave him a bit of a surprise. He jumped one, looked down and saw two directly below. His skis got stuck in the first mogul and his face caught the last mogul, leaving a nice shiner. Not everyone chose to go skiing over spring break. Some went to visit friends and relatives. Others chose a warmer climate, such as Padre Island. Still others stayed home, relaxed and got caught up on their sleep. S Music instructor Noel Sylvester masters the slopes. He sD0nsored a music ski trip the last few days of spring break in order to glve the music students who had to stay behind for their contest, an opportunity to have some fun also. I Glynis Wonders, junior, can still smile while caught down in the snow. Like many otl?er NHS students. Glynis went skiing at Steamboat Springs on the trip the Recreation Center sponsored. History teacher Gary Andrews advises Melanie l-lege on her notes from his American History class. IM K In K :V Sophomores Jennifer Pearman and Karma Schmidt do a Skit in German Club. Bill Mills, Auto Mechanics Instructor, demonstrates a test on a car engine to Senior Mark Hill. :emi 22 ei" s,'-""' XA "' 5 N 5:-If W ww .ma-'f .N i' Principal Don Willson informs Chemistry Teacher Chuck Engel and Junior Alan Lehman, the rules about rldlng a bicycle down the hall. Engel and his Physics class were workinfj on a motion experiment. E-N-G-L-l-S-HXVW R-I-T-E-R-S AN-O-N-Y-lvl-CD-U-S we sxgsswhreip' .2 X Q-E English is bu Some people consider English another boring' required class. But on the contrary, English is the building block to a world of creativity. Students have the oppurtunity to expand on these bases and get involved in a club called Writers Anonymous. In English classes students study the different styles of poetry, prose, short stories and other types of writing to de- termine which styles they enjoy writing. Once a student finds he has a special talent or interest in writing a certain type of poem, short story or essay he has the oppurtunity to express himself fyrther through the writing club Writers Anonymous. A student can turn in his work to the sponsors, Jan Preston or Virginia Vanis and it will be ldlng block critiqued by fellow students. From this a student discovers his strong points and weak- nesses. Also the students can participate in contests and they can work on the school literary magazine "Connections." "l've always been interested in writing and Writers Anonymous has encouraged me to further my skill," said Flick Chamberlin. The Kansas Association of School Boards chose "Connections" for the award for Special Publication lmeritl. There was only one such merit given in the state. "Naturally we were very pleased we thought we had a fine magazine and we are glad to see others agreed with us," said Nls. Preston. Tim HGHSOD, Chris Krell, lndividualized ln sophomore pietes his assig senior, prepares to write an essay senior, finds reading relaxing in Reading class. English class, Vernon Wonders, com? nrnent outside ofthe classroom. 3 iirs.. 'Vriters Anonymous- lfrontl Rick Chamberlain, Thompson, Jalane Schnvidt, Michelle Voth, Carrie' iric Becker, Matt Harms, lbackl Jan Preston, Ashcraft, Sherry Regier, Amanda Carper, Ginny loanne Juhnke, Marsha Horchem, Susan Carper, Vanis. -leather Watts, Elisabeth Boudreaux, Brenda rlsi Lfiivlill 2 f sv- .X if Mamma an Durung charades Brett Bohannon lunlor acts out the movie Night of the L.1vlng Dead the .projects in Mr. Stratton's Honor's Finn. Pietured reading are Sam Zimmerr class IS completing the book Huckleberry Laura Boelk and Jan Hauck, F-O-R-E-I-G-N' LA N G-U-A15-E-S German Club members, FRONT ROW: Donna Ratzlaff, Sheila Ewert, Holly McDiffett, Greg Harms, James Sober, SECOND ROW: Susan Carper, Jennifer Pearman,.Karma Schlnldtq Elisabeth Boudreaux, Joanne Juhnke, Christi Kemph, THIRD ROW: Lori Schmidt, Jan Wiebe, Jill Weigand, Lori Witzke, Melissa Unruh, David Weigand, BACK ROW: Keith Neufeld, David Mc- Cammond, Marie Baugh, Kim Melcher, Yvette Wneland, Kirk Hargett, Mike Kaufman, Adviser Kathy Ashby, Gerald Hahn. Spanish Club members, FRONT ROW: Joe Ramirez, advisor, Andrea Cox, Becky McKay, Lori Preneim, Christy McKay, Karen Salesbury, George Guerra, BACK ROW: Roberta Jasso, Devin Flottman, Irwin Lemus, Cheryl Soper, Shara Regier, Miguel Piug, Brenda Shumate. French Club members, FRONT ROW: Beccl McCormack, Jennifer Reid, Andrea Hole, Barbara Rempel, Nancy Brown, Barbie Siemens, MIDDLE ROW: Lora Capel, Marci Williams, Kim Herron, Amy Downey, Kathleen Hayes, Jill Doeble, Laura Overstreet, Annette Sansecla, BACKROW: Becky Matles, Diona Swickard, Brian Webb, Jeff Pulaski, Michelle Jantz, Kris Marshall, Manuel Hertweck, Paul Talbert, Heidi McAllister, Marlys I-laun, Evy Hansen, Adviser Annette Thornton, Stephanie Brunner. While in French ll Manuel Hertweck concen- trates on his assignment. Btwn Contig, we ,gtg loe Ramirez gives assistance on an assignment o junior Jill Beach in Spanish I. 'Y' -qw -QM in Food for everyone Foreign language students found that food was an enjoyable part of learning about other coutries. 5 Af" phomore, Jennifer Pearman, as Rotkappchen ittle Red Riding Hoodj and junior, Kelly Clark Der Wolf, act out the fairy tale in German, a project in German ll. fs.. W'-v Every year for the past seven years the foreign language students, parents and teachers have had a banquet with foods like quiche, crepes, tacos, enchilada, die Schwarzwalderkirschtorte, and die Erdbeerbowle. Besides providing a chance to taste the foods of different countries, the banquet gave teachers an opportunity to meet parents and gave everyone a chance to get together as a social event. To plan the menu, students choose recipes from cookbooks. The food has to meet the teacher's approval. Each dish is then pre- pared by the student or his family. Even though there is no special entertainment, everyone seems to have alot of fun. "The banquet is a lot of fun because there's different types of food, and you can eat till whenever," said Rosa Ramos, senior. lvl-E-D-I-A C-EQNQT-E-R Library adds computers The library is recognized by many for more than just a place to check out books. Newton High School's library made a new addition of a computer room last year. The room consisted of only two computers and now has expanded to six. Jan Saab worked part-time as a resource person who helped students with questions or helped find material. Students and teachers used this room in a variety of ways. Students learned word pro- cessing and several different graphic pro- grams. Drill disks were available for all for- eign languages taught at NHS and in English usage. Many students used the computers for pre- paration for ACT and SAT exams. Teachers prepared lessons, exams, figured grades, and assigned students to use program disks for their course of study. Hutchinson High School libraries made a survey of other Kansas high school libraries in 31 geographical diverse high schools in Kansas, each with over 500 students. Newton High School ranked second in book circulation of volumes per students and ranked third in the number of books per student of the schools surveyed. ...NN ...,....,,,K The library is a good place to relax. Bill Richardson junior catches up on some reading. I Taking time out to read the newspaper is Tor Mull, junior. Working as a library aid, Marie Garcia enjoys h work. Taking the wrong exit, Brandon Smith attempts crawl out. 6 Q Freshmen, Valerie Valle an the library for research. 11 Michelle McNeil use ,N ff Iamie Mai completes her v -listory class. ideo assignment for her in the liDyary'5 C0 assignment. mouter room, Carl Burn s does his J 4' RJ K , ' Ni , J ff 2 ff A gf, .f!l!f,,fv NJ g , if flf fliifg 5' fix", 4 Q F, .. i, f is 5, ff E f ,., fx Mmm. hm Anxa M.V.A.Qyf3' Q KI ex f's ax ...W iw 5- 5? 5 i 2 'P f Y as gf R? if YF ,A falsify :Y .15 g -v Wm 'tx' A ss. Y ODl1Ol'T1OI'6S Elllabefh BOUGYEBLIX af'lCl SLISZYI Kem e perform a skit that they made up for the next U n S ontest. 4 With debate team had a challenging year. With a record of six wins and six loses, Craig Sul- Forensic coach, feels that the team a young squad and new coach, the livan, had a good season. "When I first came I didn't know what to expect. I was very pleased with the growth the squad demon- strated. The kids worked hard and we had some success, this year was a growing year and I think we'll be stronger next year," said Sullivan. This year's topic for the debate team was to resolve a way for the federal government to provide employment for all unemployed U.S. citizens living in poverty. The highpoint of the season was the Hesston Tournament where Amy Downey and Kathleen Hays took first in the varsity division. Cheryl Gaeddert and Mike Turner took third place in the sweepstakes division which was the best school performance. ln this tournament, 20 schools participated, with the winning schools going against other winning schools. Nlost ofthe Wichita schools as well as Harvey County schools were in the finals. At regionals, Newton went up against Great Bend, Garden City, Salina South, Lyons, Parsons, Hays High and McPherson who defeated them in the end and went on to state competition. But overall Sullivan was pleased with the season. "The kids are intelligent, well-bred people with lots of ideas," said Sullivan. "They really made my first year at Newton a good one." :paving for a forenslc contest, senior Douggmith ictlces hls Doetry reading. , Iii t ,I .sw 'Unk' 5 X s use Debate-ffrontj Jennifer Pearman, Amy Downey, Turner. lbackl John 1-3Chel'lm3Yf, Mark Gonzales, Kathleen Hayes, Jason Reynolds, Michelle Voth, Jeff KI'iSi6flSOf1- lsecondj Kent Lambert, Sheryl Gaeddert, Mike AQ' K 8 cc :"'.f Sv Q 1 ,Q A vs' WU' Q if im 1 V 1 1' n 3. Q., ff Q ' s .,.-' W U5 Q ,.X. R 3 as aa ff X 'K -x i ' 1 'mwxm 4. f K 'Q 5 tx f L M' K ' 'lm N . ik 'Z 'XS X x ,Wg kwa Q Ieff Kristenson portrays Luther in "Bloody Jlarv-" 6 lVlary." Dame." Mark Gonzales, Pat Wyss, Cory lnghram in a scene of "Bloody Dale Wingert and David Weigand perform "Nothing Like a ll 2 U?" 'South Pacific "South Pacific" was performed for three days in November. Noel Sylvester vocal dir- ector said, "This year we wanted a well known play that the audience as well as the students could associate with. Mostly to draw a larger crowd." Thomas Zook, direc- tor, added, "Another reason we chose this play is because we wanted a musical with a good number of guys, since there were many men who would be in the play, and a choral group that did more than just walk on then off." Performed The cast consisted of Mike Goering, Emile, Scott Neufeld, Lt. Cable, Doug Stucky, Henry, Jeff Kristenson, Luther, Jon Andreas, professor, Mike Turner, Bracket, Stan Dyck, Harbison, Craig Classen, Ouale, David McCammond, Stewpot, Mark Gonzales, Jerome, Jason Rowley, Adams, Jennifer Reid, Nellie, Melanie Hege, Mary, Heather Watts, Liat. S-T-U-C-O Stuconotjust an adventure deco ' atef Duties of STUCO President senior Steve Raber were attending school board meetings and reading announcements everyday in school. STUCO is not just an adventure, it is a job. Nlost people think student council is all piz- za parties and no work but many students do not realize that STUCO has to go through a lot of channels before it can get anything accomplished. Student council must not on- ly deal with the high school administration but the school board as well. Students tend to look at the things STUCO has not done rather than the things STUCO has accom- plished. Since this was the centennial year, STUCO's job has been even a tougher one. Being the connection between the student body and the administration, STUCO has many responsibilities. They sponsored the Winter Olympics for Winter Sports Week, Coronation for Homecoming, elections and Prom for the rest of the student body. Senior class officers were in charge of picking out graduation announcements, jun- ior officers made preparations for prom, sophomores sold class rings, and freshmen got things together for Freshman Frolic. STUCO was also in charge of fund raisers such as dances and selling various items such as posters and railer stickers and bumper Also as president, Raber appointed com- mittees, chaired the meetings and helped or- ganize specific tasks. Asked how he liked being president of STUCO, Ftaber said, "lt's not as hard as I thought it would be. It was a lot of fun and I wish I could have gone to STUCO camp last summer because I would have learned a lot more." For many senior STUCO members, this was their first year in office. Haber, Senior Class President Vicki Smith, Jay Franz, vice president, Dena Thomas executive officer and Lori Brown, girls representitive, all had to make certain adjustments. "Although this was my first year in of- fice," said Brown, "and it took a while to get used to things, I really liked being direct- ly involved in the decision making process at NHS." And there were enough decisions to go a- round as STUCO arranged the annual blood mobile and made contributions to IVlid-Kap, a government run agency for low income stickers. people, at Christmas. Q. ound 3 pop bo nah BY mg pong y John5 f'leSda1::Siz: D -:grin the Www' Stuco members- Qfrontj Christine Baugh, Lynn Farnan, Sarah Friesen, Mik Morgan, Brian Miller, Qsecondl Rex Kaufman, Tina Gonzales, Gail Buller, Karen Sheriff, Mike Hoelscher, lthirdl Lori Haxton, Jeff Kristenson, Sarah Gilmore, Bill Richardson, Karla Silvernale, ifourthj Troy Girrens, Lori Brown, Mike Goering, Vicki Smith, Todd Mathes, Susan Brown, ibackj Dena Thomas, Steve Raber, Janelle Gadclert, Charles Triggs. mg, . mt its K, is r. Triggs listens to comments from members of Stuco, while Janelle Gaddert takes minutes. Rex Kaufman reads .3 letter to all the Stuco members 3 Ill! K Y X... r. Triggs and Dena Thomas decorate the Christmas tree in the hall for Stuco. Steve Rabef WHS about the rules and regulations of the Winter Olympics. A-T-U-R-E ci a fashion show using clothes HERO club sponsore ' wton stores. Modeling a suit ls from various Ne Chris Krell. 'KPQFQNNYQN Qimakwis' Qt 2 kStLl.:.'llQeNi SSHKAQKSN fi" SR QR 3335- Nik- iawmwm YK ,sums times av new we :rms Nw N s-mwgw QNESRFSQ WMS' fwliiix nikki.-Silt? K fuklnSt3 ffff VN SK ESSEXQYYXW P: its mm-2 4+ +L- 2 'mm' Wm-S' rw X- xssi-SS na if L- ESS ?S. R?W':L"?3ifE J' SV iss! swsp- f. sew, mens- S -if KS Nfii N if evifsvse .gs sw- 5 -in-sw 'wx qs- M. ,S . K , Sammi ff ww :wwf s aww.-1 mevxvwl we .4 J- .... await X52 t wwe R N' mf :fl- rxfaf QM? ' f mm uasrf -an XAYRS 3iN'R.1iw'P '5 me Q 'EFS A buena wmmswf Q' b field UID to Kansa At the French clu ' d modern art at the Nelson Adkins A dents vlewe Gallery. A N 3 s City, s Outside activities enrich Almost all classes involve in-school participation and study, but many classes take field trips, sponsor projects, have guest speakers, and participate as a club. Madame Annette Thornton's French Club took a trip to Kansas City and spent a day doing a variety of things. Some of the French students visited a French bakery and met a French baker, viewed artwork, and went shopping. Rosa Ramos said, "From my trip, I learned many things and it was a cultural enrichment for me." HERO club sponsored a fashion show which they put on themselves. NHS students modeled different clothes from various stores and were video taped while they 'modeIed. Some teachers like to have guest speakers come to their class and share beneficial mat' erial with the students. Monty Buchachek visited the Ceramics class and demonstrated various techniques with clay and pot mak- ing. Mrs. Akins' Youth Advisory Council KYACI went to Wichita and visited Health Strategies. After spending time there, stu- dents ate at Chi-Chi's. Jamie Mai said, "I like being a member of a club and taking field trips. It gives me a chance to learn while out of class." NHS seniors participate in Government Day each year by visiting different parts of the city government. Vicki Smith went to the airport for the day and said, "I went out to the airport once before, but I really never knew what it was about until they showed us around." t the Seville Square, students waited for Madam. 1ce a year in Advanced Biology Class, Brad 'lderson shows his snakes to the students. fmofisffafing making Dots on the wheel to the ramic class ls Monty Buchachek. Tracy Holderman, an aspiring artist talked to the art class about his pieces. N-E-VV-S-P-AP-E-RXY-E-A-R-B-CJ Q-K 3 i s , 9, .a-sql F27 Xxx Newtonian staff- Kim Pennington, editor, Steve Hinton, advertising, Stephanie Brunner, reporter, Marlys Haun, advertising, Stacey Rhoades, photo- grapher, Wes Kruse, photographer, Mark Gonzales, reporter, Eric Becker, editorial page editor, Becci McCormick, reporter. Not pictured- Vicki Smith, sports editor. Senior Sheryl Heine types up cutlines for the Railroacler on the composer typewriter. Sheryl did all the type setting for the yearbook. lam-,.. Before the Newtonian is sent to the press, senior Kim Pennington puts on the finishing touches. Senior Tony NlcCurdy looks at his negatives while senior Vickie Regier gets the enlarger ready tc Junior Patty Schornmer draws up a layout design for her next yearbook page. print, A . 3 K S ,MHS . - 'K K if Q s 3 Pasting up a spread for the Academic section, iunior Marianne Curiel and senior Stephanie Gasaway work to get finished by their deadline. 5 Q s ,Psi by as X Q Watt Centennial causes change A hundred years ago Newton High School consisted of a one room school house located at the corner of 4th and Ash, now known as Lincoln grade school. That was where the first senior class, consisting of eight members, graduated. Besides the school getting bigger, a lot of things have changed in the past century, and the newspaper and yearbook staffs spent all year digging up information to inform their readers about Newton High's history and the progress it has made. This year the Newtonian staff changed the name of the paper to The Centennial New- tonian and added to the nameplate a drawing of the Railer 100 beltbuckle, that repre- sented the past and present: Every issue had a centennial feature story called "Out of the Past" that appeared in a pst issue ofthe Newtonian paper. The centennial edition of the Railroader had a late delivery this year instead of b ' . eing distributed on the seniors' last day, as it has in the past, the yearbook came out during Grand Reunion Week lJune 10-16l. "By having the delivery during Centennial Week we hope to sell yearbooks to peo le P at the Centennial celebration," said Mary Anne Siefkes, publication advisor Another change was that there was no Spring supplement, but instead a Mini-mag was printed in the senior edition of the Centennial Newtonian. All spring events that could not be printed in the yearbook were covered. The NeWtOI'1 High yeal'bO0k H35 changed then it H35 been called "The AfteYQlOW," "New- throughout the y9al'S. Th f' " e irst yearbook was put tone, "Rodeo," "Newtonian," "The Vow!" and together in 1904 and named the "Mirror," Since since 1945 has kept the name "Railroader." washer S0.Q.n.A.L S-C"'E'N E 'll of t teacher. explains the B' n 90Ve"'me lass. les Tflggs' nl-nent C gxrgrs 10 N5 gover Kurt Harder, social science teacher, gives notes on advertising to his Freshman Social Economics class. Life C Th Dart Disc Cha e usslng a Olving class is tau Qht mgflgvho ls also 8 Career by Jack h day. C0useI0r b rles Trigg ook for ref s and Phil gcotifence are S. T A labor of love "It's a labor of love. James Henry Lane is just a fascinating subject to research. And someday, after I retire, I'm going to sit down and seriously write a biography." This is how history teacher Gary Andrews describes his hobby of researching Lane, who was a Kansas senator from 1861 till his suicide in 1866. Mr. Andrews has been researching Lane for about 15 years and he says he still has a long ways to go. "I haven't even gotten to his papers yet, they're all housed up in Topeka. I would have to go up there and spend three or four months going through his papers." Right now all of the information Nlr. Andrews has accumulated on Lane has been in secondary form taken from other biographies. "If you get a good biography of Lincoln, there are going to be references of Senator Lane. Mr, Andrews said that there was some dis- pute as to why Lane killed himself. "Loyd Lewis, who was a fan of Lane, believes it was the assasination of Lincoln and the end of the War for Southern Independence," said Andrews. "His life just lost its interest, so he just put a revolver to his head. He didn't do it exactly right because it took him 11 days to rr die after he shot himself." So far the biography is just a collection of notes, it is not a manuscript or anything like that so Mr. Andrews hasn't been looking for a publisher yet. "The only kind of publisher you could get would be something like KU Press, because you don't read a biography such as this would be for escapismf' said Andrews. ."You don't make money, that's what I'm saying, you write a book like this, you don't make money. I'm just doing it for the heck of it, it's a labor of love," said Andrews. lVlr. Andrews has picked Lane to do a bio- graphy on not only because he is an interesting man, but because he is not well known. "People who know of Lane are fascinated by him," said Andrews. "As one scholar has said in an address presented to the Kansas State Historical Association about 40 years ago: 'James Henry Lane is a man history has for- gotten but he's a key, gigantic figure of the War for Southern Independence and the drive to make Kansas a free state. He's a leading figure in that time period of the territorial history of Kansas. And people aren't aware of that, he's just been forgotten."' ss MQ S Xsflwi Lili. J -'Qi Talking about his biography on Henry Lane, Gary Andrews, teacher, explains the working James history on his book has DGCOFTIG 8 long tlme TIODDY. Gary Kirkpatrick asks Tony Soper, social science teacher, a question during Social Econom ics. Lynn Davis, history teacher, against his desk as he listens to th ment of one of his students. relaxes e com- 41 Laura Capel works on an assignment in M lvl-A-T-l-l-f-C-O-lyl-P.U-T- E-R-S SCi'liYel"SG6OlT'letl'YCiaSS. Computer class offered Business Mathematics taught by Larry Barnhart was not any ordinary math class. It did not have Algebra or Calculus, subjects that are taken in regular math classes. In the class, subjects like payroll, taxes, wages, and percents were covered. Students also learned how to save money on bargains when shopping, by using a pocket calculator. Along with Business Mathematics a class in Computers was offered. Computers were beginning to be used a lot in homes and in businesses. NHS offered the Computer class so that students learned how to use computers and were able to keep up with the computer age. To go along with the computers class the library had a computer room for students with computers who did not want to enroll in the Computer Science class, or just wanted to learn the basics of computers. Jan Saab was supervisor in the room and she helped the students with subjects such as writing term papers, reports, or computer programming. Teachers and students alike benefitted from the room. Teachers used it for writing up tests or crossword puzzles. Students used it for learning. There were two rules in the room: no games and no copying material. WW 8- X ff N is N F'-.Q an-Q, David Dalke and Steve Raber watch a computer Ql'8Di"llCil'1 COTTTDLHSF SCi6l'1Ce. - n mm ssiqnment ' 50 ana 'eseh WOYK ' penny F ri QKBSS' S. i '. Randall is repairing a computer in his Computer Science room. .4 s.,.,,,-I I - -w.....,.., 1 Cory lnghram studies hard on an assignment In Mrs. MitcheIi's rnatn class. S C-I-E-N E Q . ' P1 ' W 91:05 Ir Q11 s Ix54jfwJ-.7 f' 'K ' A NdPmSmEu4 . . L.. wr -... Discussing a problem In Aeronautics are Stan Paul and Matt Brooksnuer While doing an experiment nn Chemistry, wink Begg junior measures outdistilled water. ws--uumw., ,eft, measuring substances while doing an exper- nent in Physics ls David McCammond. Right, seniors, Alice Campbell, Dena Thomas and Eric Moeder do an experiment on conservation of nomentum in Physics I. Science a popular class' On a scale of one to ten, how do you rate science? lVlost students asked on an informal poll rated it an average of an eight. lVlost of the students interviewed are taking science because it is required for occupations they choose. "l took science because l want to be a doctor or something," said junior Kelly Clark. Courses range from Lab Science to Aero- nautics which consist of doing labs, listening to lectures, and sometimes going on field trips to the crematory or sand prairie: "l enjoy working out labs and doing X Above, for a post lab presentation, Mark Akin, senior, videotapes an experiment to determine speed in physics class. Studying prepared slides of onion root tips, Robin Franz, junior, observes the mitosis process in Anatomyfphysiology. experiments," said Whitney Herring, junior. Marvin Estes' Physical Science' class worked on experiments involving fruit flies and genetics, while Bud Akin's Phy- siology class dissected a pig, and some students in sixth hour Physiology had their own studies on bungies. Whether students took science to get the needed credit, because they wanted a related career or just because they liked the class, science attracted many students. "l took science to better understand what is going on around me," said Nlarie Baugh, senior. 45 B-U-S-l-N-E-S-S Q-qui' imma-'Fr sum Junior Jamie lVlai reads over the directions to make sure she is doing her Accounting correctly. Junior Connie Hyrner gains valuable office experience on the typewriter. 46 4? is Basic Skills Throughout the years business education classes have been a popular subject with students. The most popular class has been the basic Typing l class, because it teaches the basic typing skills needed for the students' own use. "l wanted to learn how to type my reports and not use two fingers," said freshman Christy Siemens. After taking this class the student can decide if he wants to continue in business education and pursue a business career, or he might decide that business isn't his thing and try some other field of study. V' -dh My A ivnwff XWFQQEXLS is 3" E L iv' wi . O E. ,t-fb, -my Q mil-f 3221 XX Q25 Busy working on an assignment In Office Education ls Senior Gilbert Rodrlquez. r senior Alvin Savage, working on the computer is just one facet of Office Education. Fl'9Shm8f1 Mike COWaf1 l6aI'f'lS basic fYDlI'l9 Skills In TYDU19 I ior Elyse Funk and Sophomore Tina Gonzalez check the figures, while using the adding machine. 47 O-E-AKD-E-C-A Clubs aim for state Every high school athletes' ambition is to meet personal goals, have a winning season, and most of all to place high at state. Not on- ly athletes have these goals but students in Distributive Education Clubs of America and Junior and Senior Office Education Associa- tion also have these ambitions. Through out the school year students study skills that will be tested at the state conference. "They work on units such as filing, typing, telephone techniques, letter writing, data processing and word processing just to name a few," said Joanne Supernois, Senior OEA sponsor. lVlost students perform better in some subjects than others. "i'd say my best category would be either General Clerical ll or Business Proofreading because I do that kind of stuff at work everyday," said OEA senior Linette Ligette. The club sponsors seem confident that their teams will do well this year. "l think we will do well, we should place in the top five teams," predicted Roger Erickson, Junior OEA sponsor. "l think we can make it to nationals if we continue to work hard until state competition," said Bair. The students also feel pretty assured that they will do well. "The competition is going to be real tough, but I hope that l can do well," said OEA senior Brenda Boese. Newton has had a tradition of good teams in the past. "We have usually been in the top three at state," said Supernois. Three years ago OEA was voted Chapter of the Year and DECA had a student go to nationals. The state contest is a good motivator thoughout the school year. "lt gives the students something to work for," said Erickson, "they can see how they stack up in the skill areas." "The students can demonstrate acquired skills and competencies through competition with other students," said Bair. And while the student demonstrates his skills the goal of being the best is always in mind. "Ranking high is the goal of each student so that she may go on to the National Conference at the end of April," said Supernois. "These students have the motivation it takes to do well and I believe that they will succeed." OEA SR.: FRONT ROW: Susan Brown, Gilbert Rodriquez, Carolyn Klassen, Carolyn Kurtz, Kathy Embry, Sponsor Joanne Supernois. Y f SECOND. Shelly Raskopf, Mitzi Plummer, Lineta Boese, Tria Machmer. te Liggette, Kindra Nye, Connie Unruh, B-ACK: Lisa Haxton, Natalie Abney, Sheryl Winters, Sand Unruh Denise Garrett, Terri Hunt, Brenda Junior OEA student Becky King types an assignment for Nlr. Erickson's offir training class. if f ' U W N ' J if By working on a calculator, senior Kathy Embry i proves her overall office skills. DEA Jr.: FRONT ROW: Michelle Natalie Schmidt, Becky King, Connie Arellano, Jenae Clark, Tawnia Harrison: Eilerts, NOT PICTURED: Dawn Lindsay Senior Tony Johns takes corsage orders from a few undecided RACK ROW: Sponser Roger Erickson, girls for DECA. has ill. 'N uk, xxi Q Y, t , , -Fixx. A 5 5 Lui rolyn Klassen types a letter in OEA. ping letters is one of the many things OEA student learns. a G? Q sw fx. ,fx ob ' 4 Q 'Q , . L .- K0 Sam Wingert, Bryan Grosch, Steve Gronau: BACK ROW: Marc Sattler, Rory Stahly, Troy Soreier, David Barker, Jenny Roeder Seniors Chuck Boley and Kurt Ford Dut the finishing touches on a donation box in DECA. DECA: FRONT ROW: Chuck Boley, Jerry Johnson Kurt Ford: MIDDLE ROW: Sponser Rosemary Bair, Shawnda Hughes, Renee Domme, Geron Smith, Working on an assignment in lVlr. Ericksons Office Training class is Junior Connie Eilerts. l-l-O-lvl-E E-C-O .N.Q.M.l.QQ . 5 rd el Swdcfwalls Doa NXOS ax ine el' 0231 Wow NWS mxe Daw NN XAE. XA. O fov Of NA W ,, homewfsov home eirowsky spfak HERO Changes to OHE HERO, which stands for Home Econ- omic Related Occupations has been offered as a class for about eight years in Newton. HERO is also the name of the Home Econ- omics club. State advisers for Occupational Home Economics felt it was time for a change because people were confusing the club with the class. The class's new name is OHE which stands for Occupational Home Economics. The seven occupations covered in OHE are Cosomotology, Health, Foods and Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles with Fashion Merchandising, Child Care, Home Management, and Interior Design. OHE activities are divided into two sec- tions: indirect and direct. ln the indirect class skills like interviewing, finding a job, and career awareness are covered. ln the direct class students all work together in the seven major areas ot Home Economics for one semester. Second semester they pick one of the seven areas to study indi- vidually. Students working in Cosomo- tology get a "flip on" la head with real hairl. They do a long hair cut then can either perm, dye, or do a short hair cut, but all students are required to do a cut. HERO activities include two monthly meetings and the club members decide on what they want to do. They usually have one fun and one educational activity each month. One of the fun things they do each year is have a fashion show which helps publicize what HERO is all about. A one-year follow up is done on all OHE graduates. Usually about 75 to 80 percent continue in the field of Home Economics. Some of the other 20 percent are still in school. it Mrs. Akin, sponsor and Glynis Wonders, member, Ann Mofrls stlrs the potatoes Tor the pota rnake cinnamon rolls to sell at break for YAC. Nlrs. Ivleirowsky explains the different sizes of weddings in Family Living. sf- ye. we , A-L. 3 x X QW? Qs? sty Drinnen checks to see if the potatoes are cool in Foods'll. 1st row- Bridget Birkle, 2nd row-,Janene Holmes, Becky Foiles, Sherry Reiger, Reimer, Diane Brooks, 3rd row- Cassle Debbie Willson, 5th row- Dionne Wegele, 'Walin, Teresa Krehblel, Marci McCurdy, Rhonda Moser, Dana Seymour, Karen 4th row- Diana Griffie Soller, Sheryl Hieclel, Michelle Burns, Darcie Messerli. AU -T-O M- A-Nil-C-SXV-O ln Auto mechanics class, James Brown, senior, works on replacinq an intake valve on this head. Taking a break from working on their cars are Todd Sturgeon, Davolr, Eloley, and Shane Wenger. N-us' During Job Fair Week, Richard Monarez, Kelly Franz and Mark Hill work on a race car engine in- side the school. Putting a motor together involves a lot of hard vork, including stabbing a distributor. ln auto nechanics class, Marty Simons and Mark Hill york together on the engine. 1 i the Kansas Coliseum, Troy Schreiber, sopho- judges a bull as part of the beef exposition. i Auto Mechanics Club- fFrontJ Jr. Martiniz, Darold Boley, Sam Zimmerman, Darin Calbert, Mark Hlll, Greg Brown, Kelly Franz, iBackl Shaun Kitchen, Craig Penner, Eric Ericson, Charlie Tallman, Richard Monarez, Jimmy Hopkins. Occupational training Auto Mechanics and Vocational Agricul- ture lVo-Agl are two classes, which also have clubs that teach teenagers something they can do for a living. ln class the Auto Mechanic students work on their own car as well as other people's cars. ln doing this the class is run practically like a real mechanics shop. Students figure out what's wrong, sometimes with the help of teachers, Mills or Steve McCall, then they order any needed parts and fix the car. When all this is completed the young business men send out an actual bill. Students also have an opportunity to enter certain contests. The major one is the Ply- mouth Trouble-shooting contest. Kelly Franz, Greg Brown, Richard Monarez are going to Plymouth this year. Students take a written test first then they move on to work on a car which has been bugged. The winner in each state goes on to Nationals to compete. Auto Mechanics Club sponsored a car show this year. This show was open to any- one who wanted to enter a car in any of these three catagoriesg ll strip cars 2l street cars and 3l open. As far as Vo-Ag classes are concerned the teens in these classes also learned about an occupation. Students learn about costs and profits involved with farming and had the opportunity to join FFA- Future Farmers of America. This club expands the teens' ideas and they also attend contests, such as judging livestock. Both Vocational Agriculture and Auto Mechanics are classes where students can see and try opportunities in a career. .N-M v.o-C-b'T"O Students Theft is something that is on the minds of may administrators, and this year's welding students did something about it. Two welding students, Shawn Kessler and Alan Terbovich, developed a security device to prevent football equipment such as jerseys, pants and travel bags from being stolen from the boys locker room. The security device, made of angle iron and flattened expanded metal took about two weeks to build. The two students worked only three hours a day painting and priming the metal surfaces. The students built the de- vice for half of what it costs to buy it. "I feel this project is useful from the aspect that the two students had to apply several skills which involved operating machines, welding and blue print reading," said Tim Lednicky, welding teacher. "Plus I feel these two students developed pride in their work because they were building som thing for their high school." e. 'TZ' kYX'55ts . 167: . a Ca' . Rlfihar f eacr . 5klIl5- hape 0 . aW'n9. and 5 t practicirsrgesdrthe size Ri9f1' defefm' juf1l0ff Qblect' t Craig . Entz, and 'ne' escor t Jeffl eetheal' FFA SW Davidson' I . 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Art l students are exposed to a wide variety of art so they can tell what Art appreciation has become a new course of study In the art department. kind of art they like best. Carving away on their vermiculite sculptures are Seniors Vickie Pursinger and Dorothy Bard answer questions on their freshmen Jamie Davis and Kelly Peterson. ' worksheet over Kathy Kollwltz in Larry Preston's art IV Class. a il '13 we-.-.u-., Qi X Scot Kruse gets a chance to relax while modeling for -an his fellow students. Being a model is a popular job among art students. Jamie Thomas and Bruce lvlellinger throw mugs on the wheel during fifth hour ceramics. After the mugs are fired once, they will glaze the mugs and fire them once more. Art enhances creativity j In a lot of classes students are confined to working out of books or using set rules and jheories. This was the case with junior Joanie Rucker. "Since it was my junior year I had a bt of hard classes so I dropped Analytic Geometry and took art because it's an easier class. t's fun and easy to relax. You can draw what you wantg there are not a lot of restrictions," ihe said. Art classes give students a break and provide students with the chance to express them- elves by working with an idea of their own creation. Many artist agree, creativity is the key jo being a good artist. I Students have different reasons for taking art classes. Junior Arlen Kaufman liked working in the wheel in ceramics. "l like working with my hands and playing in the clay," he said. Freshman Marty Adler was enrolled in Art I. "l took art because I've been taking it since he fifth grade and I like to draw," he said. i Some students had influences that played a part in their getting into the art field. "I took geramics because my aunt is a potter," said junior Alan Lehman. "She does pottery for a iving," he said. Sophomore Tony Asla's dad is a commercial artist. "l do apprentice work for my dad iometimes," he said. Some students are considering continuing in art after high school. Asla is planning to attend an art institute after high school. Sophomore Lorie Preheim aid, "l'Il probably go into it lartl in college because I enjoy art a Iot." Senior Stephanie Gasaway has pretty well decided on studying in the art field. "I'm plan- ing to get a start on an art related field like interior design my first year of college and see if like it. I think I will enjoy it because design is one of my favorites," she said. I U its aura Capel weaves a rug on one of the looms in itrice Olals' 3-D Design class. anding their ceramic pieces before they are put in ie kiln to be fired are seniors Rosa Ramos and eresa Kreibel. t , t s 3 R Brad Sneed works on his Oil painting for the Schol- astic Art Show. His painting and two other works received gold keys in the show and were sent to New York to be judged on a national level. 0' V-CD-'C-A-L Choraleers made a special appearance performing at the Sub-State basketball tournament. Pictured are ffrontl Becky McCall, Mike Goering, Heidi Wentz, Chris Rangel, Kay Gering, Jeff Pulaski, Sarah Gilmore, Kristi Koerner, fsecondl Scott .L , ,. 1 M wg Neufeld, Jan Wiebe, Doug Stucky, Anna Dudte Michelle Voth Lisa Capel, fthirdj Mike Turner Lynette Liggett, Kirn Pennington, Denetta Decker Bryce Buller, fbackj Shawn Chastain, Miles Harvey Lori Schmidt, Danny Suderman, Yvette Whelan. ' ,. - ..1 .t,,M , --1, Vocal students express their artistic ability by contributing to the "gum tree." At least it keeps the gum out of their mouth and off the bottom of the chairs. Noel Sylvester, Vocal instructor, gets up rrom the piano to instruct his students. Get up and go Each year a few students have the honor of being initiated into Railaires. The new- coming Railaires get initiated by being awakened at about 2 a.m., on a school night to go eat at Drubers with the Railaire mem- bers. The initiates are not allowed to dress to- this "come-as-you-are" party. However, last year the initiates were to wear trashbags and use the twist ties as ponytail holders. The Railaires returned home about 4 a.m. "The first thing I did when they woke me UD was I saw my glasses sitting on the dres- ser. So l picked them up and threw them under my bed because l'm embarrassed of them," said Stacie Lloyd, junior. After Railaire tryouts the members tell new initiates, "We're gonna get ya!" Railaire members- ffrontl Stan Dyck, Jennifer Reid, Craig Claassen, Stacie Lloyd, Chris Krell, Dena Thomas, Mike Goering, Heather Watts, Chris Rangel, Karla Silvernale, fbackl Lori Schmidt, Jon Andreas, Sandee Buller, Scott Neufeld, Anna Dudte, David Hill, Jill Welgand, Jay Franz, Yvette Whelan, David McCammond. Choraleer members- ffrontl Heidi Wentz, Kim Kaufman, Becky McCall, Kristi Koerner, Chris Rangel, Stan Dyck, Chris Krell, Craig Sangals, David Hill, Mike Goering, Jeff Pulaski, Steve Hinton, Kay Gering, Jo Lagree, Karla Silvernale, Sarah Gilmore, Qsecondl Michele Schroeder, Sharon Faul, Janelle Gaeddert, Jill Weigand, Chad Gay, Steve Roberson, Greg Monroe, Scott Neufeld, Doug Stucky, Mike Turner, Marie Baugh, Stacie Lloyd, Jennifer Reid, Lisa Capel, Michelle Voth, tthirdl Donna Ratzlaff, Sandee Buller, Brenda Boese, Connie Hymer, Stacey Rhoades, Alan Spencer, Tim Young, Jay Franz, Lynette Liggett, Bryce Buller, Craig Claassen, Anna Dudte, Marlys Haun, Sheryl Winters, Dena Thomas, Denetta Decker, fbackl Darla English, Becky Haas, Dynette Hiebert, Lori Hiebert, Jon Andreas, Curtis Nightengale, Danny Suderman, David McCam- mond, Shawn Chastain, Miles Harvey, Yvette Whelan, Michelle Jantz, Melanie Hege, Heather Watts, Lori Schmidt. Chamber Choir members- ffrontj Merssa Steely, Joanna Wyss, Kim Bird, Meflssa Tedder, Trent Machmer, Tom Penner, Ron Lacky, Pat Wyss, John Layne, George Guerra, Kim Richards, Shannon Evans, Stacy White, Christy Kemph, tsecondj Tammi Wilson, Barbara Remple, Marci Williams, Krista McCourry, Laura Boelk, Shelley Schmidt, Diona Swickard, Aaron Kern, Anthony Sandoval, Manuel Garcia, Abby Keyes, Charlene Lasiter, Mary Gruver, Nancy Brown, tthirdy Flora Davis, Debbie Henry, Beth Gaede, Barbie Siemens, Wendy Swanson, Michelle Budde, Marci Klaassen, Beth Rogers, Chantay Terry, Julie McCloud, Heather Cooper, Serena Hughes, Ann Morris, Cim Smith, lbackl Laurie Brown, Micki McCoudy, Chris Car- roll, Charles Stuart, Greg Neufeld, Monte Hiebert, Mike McCue, Mike Janzen, Chris Cooper, Misty Drinnen, Lisa Adrian, Siscarol Lee, Lora Martinez, Karen Brown, Ginger Bruten. V-O-C-A-LXO-R C l-l T Group plays for musical Every other year orchestra students per- form in the school musical. This year the or- chestra performed in the play, "South Pacific." Also the orchestra trades going to tri-state festival in Oklahoma one year with going to competition in Kansas City, at Worlds of Fun. This year they went to Worlds of Fun. Along with tri-state festival, the Orchestra also attends other festivals including regional and state, and performs in at least four con- certs throughout the year. All of this work paid for the several stu- dents who auditioned and made the state district six honor orchestra. Some of the students also joined the Wichita Youth Symphony. This year the orchestra also had an active quartet which started last year these students attended summer camp. Les Chantes members- tfronty Kerri Roberts, Paula Miller, Tanna Stucky, Kristin Sneed, Sydney Scharer, Mary Faul, Kathleen Hughes, Ladra Capel, fsecondj Carrie Ashcraft, Jill Friesen, Heidi McAllister, Lori Wedel, Kerri Porter, Tina Meyer, Pam Miller, tbackj Lynnette Wiebe, Karen Sheriff, Christy Garcia, .lolynn Hiebert, Karma Schmidt, Gail Buller, Christy McKay. Freshman Choir- tfrontj Debbie Wehry, Jennifer Richards, Kristin Mills, Susan Kemme, Becky Mc- Kay, Missy Gaeddert, Jill Schmidt, Shannon Brown, Angela Spencer, Michelle Prockish, lse- condl Kelli Harper, Lynn Farnan, Jamie Davis, Stacey McKinney, Kim Gay, Kathy Hake, Carol Cooper, Alisa Stucky, tthirdl Cary Stahly, David Wall, Cory Schoenberger, Renee Schmidt, Michelle Crupper, Kent Lambert, Brenda Lampman, Nadine Graber, Mike Riffel, Eugene Cook, tbackl John Boley, Mike Cowan, George Sutherland, Adam Fellers, Lloyd Bain, Eric Smith, David Watkins, Brad Musser, James Hedges. Freshman Girls Choir- ffrontj Christine Baugh, Christy Siemens, Nicole Triggs, Tracy Larez, Kristin Adams, Michelle Lamar tsecondl Debbie Garrett, Sara Friesen, Jennifer Luginbill, Michelle Stuart, Shara Regier, Jana Koch, fbacky Shelley Kurth, Jennifer Baldwin, Tawn McAllister, Jana McCloud, Angela Grimm, Christine Musser. ess X 'chestra members- ffrontj Sarah Gilmore, hitney Herring, Amy Downey, Mark Frey, Lorie eheim, Keith Neufeld, Karma Schmidt, John irper, fsecondj Jill Friesen, Jalane Schmidt, ichelle Crupper, Becky Matles, Heather Graebner, lra Friesen, Rachel Dirks, Cthirdj Carrie Ashcraft, Michelle Higgins, Troy Deutchendorf, Rodney Ratzlaff, Tanya Tandoc, Amy Monroe, fbackl Sydney Scharer, Julie McNolty, Gerald Kiger dlrec- tor, Kris Marshall, Lynette Wiebe, Jay Newton, Jason Rowley, Karen Sheriff, Micheal Dunne. Orchestra members spend a lot of time preparing for festivals. Shown here are- ffrontj Karma Schmidt, Lorie Preheim, fsecondl Amy Downey, Mark Frey, Keith Neufeld, fbackl Julie rvlcNoity, NHCWSHS CVUDDSF, Troy Deutchendorf, Becky Matles, Rodney Ratzlaff. Richard Suderman, David Saab, Andy Bretche: B-A-N-D Concentrating on her music Melanie Oliver, fresh- man, DIGYS the flute in pep band, Getting the crowd fired up at a basketball game, Greg Stucky, junior, jams on the drums. ff 3, 2'..,r-I wk in 3 R Q hes, Kerri Band members- ffrontl Kelly Bretc Roberts, Rachel Dirks, Julie Rodriquez, Wendy l. ' l-iollisworth Amanda Carper, lse- Swanson, Ori , Condi Raquel Curiel, Davin Flottman, Michelle Bainum, Andrea Cox, Anna Dudte, Fran Tomp- ' Andre Angle, Gene Wolters, kms, Greg Harms, Kristin Whillock, Melanie Oliver, Dorinda Tarter, Dana Davis, Susan Kemme, lthirdj Cherrie Ellis, Scott Neufeld, Ginger Stone, Roberta Jasso, Dan Lewis, Brad Stucky, Doug Stucky, Micheal Voth, Mark Turner, Cary Stahly, Richard Stevens, Mike Bainum, lfourthl Amy Stubbs, Shawn Penner, Greg Stuckey, Duane Unruh, Ronnie Friday, Ma Harms, Dwighg Beckham director, David Learne Keith Woolery director, Gary Kirpatrick, Angel Grimm, Russell Graber, Darin Penner, Dan Ho man, Shawn Chastain. racticing for an upcoming Concert Shawn Chas- Contributing to the music ofthe pep band, Andre lin junior and Dan Holman, sophomore play their A"'9'e PHYS ms Saxaphone' 'OlT1bOl"leS. Raquel and Tammy Simmons Olav halftime at the boy's basketball game. l Professional at work Keith Woolery returned to Newton to be- gin his teaching career as the new band dir- ector. Woolery, who was a 1967 NHS grad- uate, directed the marching band, stage band and pep band. Woolery directed a percussion ensemble named Super Styx, which was made up of ten select drummers who were his students. Super Styx used over 50 different percussion instruments in a regular concert. Besides giving private lessons, teaching and working with Super Styx, Woolery also played in a band named The Keith Woolery Band. Woolery toured with this band to 39 states and Canada during the past eight years. "l've spent most of my life as a per- fomer, not a teacher," said Woolery. "l don't think I could have left college and just gone into teaching and been very satisfied with myself. l wanted to prove l could make it as a performer, which I did." The Keith Woolery band, made up of only three people including his wife, was started by Woolery and his wife to pay't'heir way through college and get married. The band played hits such as "Ghostbusters," Van Halen and even selections from the 50s and 60s. "You've probably heard me playing drums on commercials if you listen to KEYN or T-95. My reputatuion is in the versatality to come up with different sounds," said Woolery. Some examples of these sounds were un- derwater effects and frying bacon. Some- times he used instruments and in other cases such as frying bacon a piece of cellophane. Woolery commented on his goals for the band department, "l'm hoping to increase the size of the program and to develop the musicianship and to keep the strong tradi- tion that NHS has but to expand it in other areas that I can put my expertise into." P-I-l-Y-S-l-C-A-L E-D-U-C-A-T-I-CD-N Si'1dYOI'l Regief, SeI'1i0I', stretches to DYSDBTE for 8 WOI'KOL1flf1 gym CIBSS. Law IVlany students find fun and fitness through aerobics, which is exercise put to music and dancing while getting in shape. According to Janis Wilkey, physical education instructor, the music helps motivate people in working hard. lVlrs. Wilkey has taken classes at the Newton Recreation Commission and has been involved in aerobics for three years. lVlrs. Wilkey is now teaching Advanced P.E. which consists of aerobics on Mondays and Wednesdays, other activities such as weightlifting on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and running the mile on Fridays. Sherry Koehn, junior, commented, "lt's a fun way to get in shape and you don't feel like you are working that hard but you really are." Aerobics was introduced at NHS just last year and lVlrs. Wilkey seems to be well pleased with the amount of participation of the students. "Some of my students are working on their own routines that they have made and that pleases me to see a great interest," said Nlrs. Wilkey. The interest that is involved is playing its part in. -proving that aerobics will continue at NHS. The enjoyment of the activity pleases many such as Becky Seibel, junior, who commented, "It's a lot of fun and it gives me a break from all my other classes." j X A A is fi an . g , F E s - f Mandi Q f R -'-- D8I'ICiI"lg their life EWay in 3el'0biCS 376 jLll'1lOl'S, Sherry KO9hl'1 and CBYWIGD Wyl'Ufi"l. E vi- icentrating on "Beat lt" Regina Heffodf Senior' WS Qfeat D8l'tiCipBfiOl'l if! 8SYObiCS. I - 5 Q Q X t . - . i K K. ' A K J 'A -was X .-gssamwli' K - . ' i i aw ,QWWM , l, . i l Q' xl ---A we as Demonstrating his skill in paddle tennis, as a part of Advanced P.E,,V is Dennis Dennet, junior. t XS' Rob Gasaway, freshman, demonstrates a magazine game in which his team finished first by having the driest magazine in Mrs. Elder's swim- ming class. 3 a few laps for conditioning are Pam Myrick and Roni Gonzalez. Every Friday, Ad- 65 lP.E. students run a mile. S-P-E-Cl-A-L E-D-U'C'A-T'l CD N Students build cradles Special Education is more than just classroom learning. Many students' activities involved participation outside of class. They competed in the Special Olympics, cooked special food, made Cabbage Patch cradles, and received training that will prepare them for the future. For example, the students went shopping at Towne East Square Shop- ping Center, and had a ball, said Miss Deb Hetley, special education teacher. Each student got S5 to spend on a Christmas present for another student. They all drew names and went off in small groups by themselves. The students were responsible for picking out a present, looking at the cost of the gift, and receiving the right amount of change. Miss Hetley said, "The purpose of the trip was to give the students the opportunity to coordinate what they do in the classroom with money and teach them social experiences as weIl." Catherine Eastes and Sabrina Brouillard cooperate together while wraDDii for the aides. K.. s U tw? ' he ' ...av l Kevin Woddell participates in a wood working skill during class time. 66 "ef C N. X .,... VW., ,.,, Me., QR S tl I My ,Sgt gggx is S X Q - Q . -S , gg .f 3 1 4 x Putting some finishing touches on a wooden Cabbage Patch cradle is For Schowalter. 'fn 'll V ,H W f 23221 Left, doing her fair share of making treats independently Below, Julian Giles keeps himself busy while sanding W sold before Christmas. is Susan Zarnowski. ood for a projeet to be 4, s zxl. - We '.- X! K . eng if or .fic l.x?.:,, if Ab 9 2-15 MQ Q 8 ,"?:'w3i f 5 .oi ial education student C t 4, olor with stencils, Sh h'le helping out a spec of thedav. W I junior, works as an aide one hour erri Franklin P-i-in-0-T-CD-G-R A C H C During club period, Kevin Gaede, senior, prepares to make an experienced move against his opponent Matt Hollingshead, freshman, in chess. Pat Ir1r'nan,junlOr,ChalIengeS an opponent in Chess Club. , i le Guhr, junior, enjoys knowing that he just ide the right move to gain a point in Chess-Club. 1 Daft of PNOTOQVBDNY Club, Vickie Regier, ior, examines her negatives to make her own Clubs inspire skill What two clubs at NHS both involve stra- tegy, concentration and imagination? They are the Photography Club and the Chess Club. To many these two clubs may seem uninteresting - even though they have lots of activities that everyone can relate to. The Photography Club had Kodak slide presentations throughout the year. These shows taught the students new and different techniques in modern photography. The club officers organized the club. Maurice Benniga, club sponsor said, "I'm always willing to help the kids - but l like them to make their own plans." During one club period, foreign exchange student, Gerald Hahn, showed slides. The Chess Club was open to anyone to play chess during club period. The students kept track of their scores and then they were always sure to play people of their own level. And at the end of the year the person with the most points was awarded and pro- claimed the champion. The top six or eight players of the club were picked for a team for state. This year state was held at Independence, Kans. Terms are being discussed to hold the state cham- pionship at NHS next year. Tony Soper, Chess Club sponsor, said, "l think NHS has one of the best chess teams in the 5A schools." Through these two clubs students learned to concentrate and use strategy to either make a critical move in chess or decide what way a photograph could be taken the best way. Also a student can express imagination through pictures or through moves on a chess board. Etures. Chess Club- ffronti Julie Forbes, Doug Smith, Nlatt Carl Juhnke, ibacky Kevin Gaede, Arlan Kaufman, Holllngshead, fsecondl Dale Guhr, Darrin Truan, Jeff Hiebert, Alan Bean. l-l-l-G-l-l-CDXC-CD-l-L-E -G-E B-O-W-L A strong finish This year's College Bowl team ended a very successful season by taking first place at the State College Bowl. Sponsor Barbara Girard said that this year was one of the best years the college bowl has had. "lt was also one of the best endings. We met a lot of strong teams at state that we usually don't compete with. The kids did very well," she said. State was held March 22 at Wichita South High School. The team defeated Sacred Heart of Salina in the final round 40-0. Captain Joanne Juhnke also felt very satisfied about the season. "Overall I felt really well, she said. "lt was real exciting taking state." The state team consisted of Juhnke, senior, Manuel Hertwick, senior, Keith Neufeld and David Weigand, sophomores, and Carl Juhnke, freshman. The High-O team also had an impressive season. The team started the season off by taking first place at the second annual Winfield Invitational Scholars Bowl at Winfield High School on Nov. 21. NHS was undefeated for the day defeating 15 other high school teams. The NHS team tied for second in the qualifying round of the Butler County Community College and KAKE-TV High-O competition on Jan. 5. After competing with 83 teams, Newton tied with Collegiate for the second of the tele- vision spots. The openings were filled by accumulating the most points. Ark City received the most points and placed first. The team lost in the first round, however, to Wichita Southeast. The game was taped at KAKE-TV and was aired lVlarch 10. 1: Junior Darrin Frlesen shows the heavy load a High-Q member has to take on in order to be ready for a competition. College Bowl: Front-David Weigand, Joanne l Juhnke, Jay Newton, Shawn Scott, Back-Mark ' Frey, Keith Neufeld, Carl Helrich, Michael Dunn, , Troy Deutschendorf. Not pictured: Mike Goerlng, Craig Hargett, Manuel Hertweck, Carl Juhnke, Jason Rowley, Jimmie Thomas. High-Q: Front row- Shawn Scott, Joanne Juhnke, Back row- John Carper, Darrin Frlesen, Keith Neufeld N-A-T-I-O-N-A-L H-CD' tional Honor Soclety: Front-Jan Welbe, Joanie Rucker, Jill Weigand, na Thomas, Stacie Lloyd, Cheryl Soper, Donna Ratzlaff, Lora Davis, cond-Kim Melcher, Marlys Haun, Marie Baugh, Elyse Funk, Holly NIC- ' ' , Back row- Sponsor Benninghoff, Tariq ffett, Kim Pennington, Lori Schmidt, Marsha Horchem m Mitchell, Aaron Anderson, Steve Raber, Danny 'sf' xy -wr" N-0-R S-O-C-I-E-T-Y Qamar, Scott Neufeld, Mike Kaufman, Sonya Svat, Sponsor Kathy Ashby. Not Pictured- Darla English, David Manes, David McCammond, Secretary Susan Brown, Amanda Carper, Lisa Capel, Treasurer Mike Goering, President Joanne Juhnke, Vice President Yvette Whelan. 'is ff lr Shawn Scott checks out materials to help hlm learn ne w information :ould come ln handy for the next College Bowl tournament The Hlgh Q team shows their team un comes to looking up a book ln the card catalog ity by WOYKIFIQ together EVGD when It my - Q K v, NR X Q AE Sf S is bm Cheerleading: Not just for fun lVlost people think cheerleading is all fun and games but actually it takes a lot of hard work and dedication. "The hardest part of being a cheerleader is getting no response from the crowd and trying to be fair to all the sports," said lVIeIisa Gronau, junior. Trying to get the crowd motivated seems to be a big problem on most cheerleaders' minds. Another big part of cheerleading is trying to get pin-ups and signs made in time for games. If it's so hard why would anyone want to be a cheerleader? To help school spirit and give players support is a common reason among cheerleaders. "l want to be a cheer- leader because l'm not in any sport myself, and I like to help the people who are in sports do their best," said Krista lVlcCourry, sophomore. "I like it when the crowd gets pepped up and helps us in our chants to cheer on our pIayers." - The cheerleaders along with new sponsors, Terri Elder and Elesa Garcia saw changes this year from last. "We work a lot harder. Our squad is closer to each other and we are closer to the guys and girls. lt's a lot of fun!" said Jo Lagree, junior. Showing her spirit at the Railer 100 opening cere- fTlOl'1y is Susan Brown, S6I'li0Y. Junior Varsity Cheerleaders- ffrontj Tanna Stucky, Nancy Brown, Stacey White, Qsecondj Tina Gonzales, Christy Garcia, tbackj Krista lVlcCourry. F-E-A-T-U-R-E Frogs and Krauts at it again In the midst of spring, war took over the halls of NHS. Once again Frenchmen were pitted against Germans. The following are personal accounts of the war. French student Kathleen Hayes, sopho- more, said, "What started out to be a slight rearrangement of the desks in the French classroom by a couple of French and Ger- man students turned into the biggest rivalry ever between French and German students. "It eased the boredom of school that most people were feeling this time of year. "At first, French students moved the desks and pictures, and they blamed it on the Ger- mans. The French were expremely creative with their designs, secretiveness and their capturing of flags as well as students. "The teachers got a real kick out of this war tool They too were a lot of help for their loyal countrymen. They helped trans- late many message that otherwise would have been left in limbo. "After the Lbarbed wire and the hostages, the two language teachers formed a truce on April 12 so that there wouldn't be any blood shed." German militant Jeff Kristenson, said, "Germany was not guilty, at least not this time. The actions taken against France prior to the official declaration of war were the brain child of a couple of French students and some 'neutrals.' The French room was arranged in the shape of a swastika, but no German students were responsible. "Then,German students left messages on the board making it clear that it was French students who were responsible. Of course, when we started writing the messages, we couldn't resist putting in an insult or two. And that's exactly what happened. "The next morning Hitler marched into the first hour French class and tried to teach them some German vocabulary. "This incident prompted the French re- venge. They kidnapped aGerman student, publicly humiliated him and the worst thing of all .. .they took our flag." "Well, it started when Gerald, the foreign exchange boy, was spying on our room: when all of a sudden all of the Frenchies stormed our room with water guns and toilet paper. At first I just ignored them, but then about four or five of them grabbed me and dragged me off as a hostage. When l got to their room, they put me in a cage and treat- ed me brutally and ruined my clothes. With the toilet paper they had left they wrapped me up and made blood stains all over it. After all these traumatic events they sent me back all wrapped and looking like a fool, but that's OK because we will get them back," said released German POW Fred Smith. r11l11l1I11111111I1111Z1Tl1111111111111111lT1l11lf11lY: I I g oocuMENrs g I I I I I Zimmefdale Tgiefsram I I I : . 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The Railerettes had been trying to think of a money-raising project for the club, and right in the middle of a jumpshot Koehn did just that. Koehn said, "Pam Myrick ljuniorl had said we should put up banners for lVlcPherson, the banners would have a bullpup with an X through it. On our way to Bethel, Kelly and l were trying to think of a money maker, and l thought up Kapaun Busters T-shirts for the Kapaun game." After that Clark took over. "We had a Bailerettes meeting, Sherry had thought of the Kapaun shirt before, so l brought it up and the club decided to sell them," said Clark. Brad Sneed, senior, designed the shirt. The Ghost-Busters movie was going strong, so Sneed took the logo of the ghost with the the money red cirle and a slash on it and used it as a guide. l-le substituted a character of a cru- sader, the Kapaun mascot, for the ghost, and the shirts were ready for printing. The shirts sold for S5, and the club made S500 in profits. Pearl Kurr, vice-principal in charge of activities, said that the shirt sale was the only sale that had been really suc- cessful during the school year. According to Janis Wilkey, sponsor of Bailerettes, profits from the sale will be used to help fund athletic department projects. Some examples of projects include help funding a stationary bike for rehabilitation or fixing up the varsity locker rooms. ln addition to the money made from the shirt sale, the football team benefitted also. Koehn said, "Everybody wore the shirts to the game, so the football team could look in the stands and see the student body was be- hind them. l think it really fired the team up. u Juniors Kelly Clark, and Sherry Koehn proudly wear the T-shirts they helped create. The Kapaun- Buster shirt was the leading money maker for the school year. mei ....-Q xt . T 3' B s-if S Z, A , X 5 ref :Q - i Q tilt - .,xt Conductors: front-Paula Miller, Pam Miller, Donna Harrls, back-Denise Railefefie and N-Clllb PVeSid9flliS are Sharon ReQi9l'.S9I'1i0f.6f1d TONY Joh' Murphy, Lora Davis, Heather Cooper, Ramona Davis, Julie March, Jason senior. Other officers are junior Kelly Clark, Railerette vice president, senic Reynolds, Mary Schill, Beth Gaede, Kim Neuman. Jan Wiebe, Railerette secretaryftreasurerg senior Larry Thompson, N-Clu vice president, and junior Ed Fayette, N-Club secretaryftreasurer. Senior N,-Club members Jay Franz and Todd Vlathes swltch uniforms to give the pep talks for iheir respective teams at the pep assembly. immune.-0 Q X 4 as X t. ,ue r .Ns i s . X. 5 ltopj Senior Tony John, N-Club president, helps make posters. John helped supervise the N-Club fund-raisers. Cbottoml Pep Club learned the football cheers during club periods, and at game time they were ready to join in with the cheerleaders. NN ix NNQM lidland National Bank got into the spirit of the apaun vs. Newton football game, by running this lessage on the bank's marciue. as .we"mLg,4 ac dimrtf XHQ-:ML ...LL ww N mm Am mf ' ' 1,3 L as 'X T L new 1... Xe-f WW ' 115,04 vc -Q M ' Jew .hives Sophomore Gail Buller finds it a little windy during golf practice. Freshman Roman Vega gives Senior Chris Range! a massage before a Cross Country practice. Q .nfs may we car gm. W hiv' .L LL L f " L ' LN, t t L L , L - , ' 1' 'Q Q A L 7 'eras-'if " LLM ' ' N45 Q J fag . - , L L, fi 75 1- in 5 5 'L " L L R , V V - QL L 'L - gp ww, 4 is 7,91 V L XL L L LL ' .mi 42 V L -M -f M L w,,5fega,w, is L L L 55- '-.f f fs 4 'L M, Lx L. ... ,Q V ' ' In , ' ky H- L 1 Ffa, n f: ' We ' " XL LLLL4 2 r Li ,q kj, , ..,. L L - L -if-W., L VL., - mf' M1 me ,es 4. , ,L ..r Y K Mrk., , . l l A M L - L L LL Lwww N ar M ,TM V H. ,ML 4 . 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These clubs did not meet every second and fourth Tuesday, but rather plan their acti- vities out of school. lVlost clubs even de- signed their own logos and print up T-shirts for all the members, like the Nads, Rats, Camel and Scrub Club have done. "Our T-shirts represent what it means to be a scrub," said Vicki Smith, senior scrub member. "We mixed colors like, psych- edelic orange, blue and yellow to produce a putrid 'scrub' effect. Since the scrubs in volleyball uniforms weren't gaining atten- tion, we decided to make our own uni- forms." The roots of the Scrub Club can be traced back to J.V. volleyball for seniors Lori Brown, Smith, Cami Ford, and Sharon Regier. "Scrub Club originated last year when four of us juniors sat on the bench for varsity games," said Brown. "Although we all played J.V., we had fun and only lost a few wisr matches. Having the Scrub Club was a re- lease from the disappointment of not play- ing varsity." A more well known club, the Nads, began two years ago when former seniors Sam Fayette and Ty Garver were organizing a Recreation center basketball team. This year's S9V1iOfS, Rob Watkins, Keith Herring, Brett Shirk, Steve Roberson, Steve Raber, Kenny Cherryholmes and Tim Stauffer carried on the tradition. "lVlost of the members are the offensive linemen," said Watkins. "The Nads consist of the '84-'85 classes and after us, there will be no more Nads." Not just anyone can be a Camel, Rat or Scrub. So what does it take to be a Nad? "First there is a selection process," said Watkins. "The Nads pick, and then there is initiation. lf they pass initiation, they are a Nad." The Camels represented the J.V. linemen, the Rats were the defensive backs, Scrubs represented insignificance, Geeks were the cross-country runners and the Railer School of Pain of the girls basketball team taught basic fouling techniques. What did the Nads represent? I "We represent aggressivenessf' said Watkins, "You can apply it to anything." r , ,gh . at some v Lf .N CWB J-st .M - " X ! X ' ifsf its s M tx. Wi-WT D085 vt CTZXKS TO ' A , seg . 'E 5 .av , mf f v , tv , 2 - N si t at la, vu 'wx .a i sz: Y t t. -.-- U Q 6 S n i tfopl Senior Steve Raber goes up against junic Danny Suderman in a recreation center garn qL.eftj Senior Robby "sl0b" Watkins shoots fr two as Ed "Mad Dog" Fayette, senlor Nad Dav Learned and Suderman look on. :alleyball's mascot, "Win," was on hand before ch match to bring the team good luck. The Scrub up kept their shirts plain and simple- Q V .X I f Q"" . .,1,.. --.' . 112, ,Y .X ":' I. : Af1 .X AL' ':'q iv- I LKL: Klkh . -I .: . ' iiv ih MX X KY at XX s X 'si fa I fs it at it 1 NN 1 Xe Q it 3 Xg s P Ax , XY it .F X XX Q . x5 X S ss t X51 'Ye test WX X . Xt I s Q s et X sw E . s X Xt Sas gm Es wr s sax X X N . se -o fx jx .. .ss .5 tx ,-N es- QM N QX X X 4 ,X ,Ae :wx XX XX X ' to is ex? ' sf N x gm xxx 3133. x qi We s xy, it Ss we t' X tee XXSXQX '--IIB. 1. sw K ns , X as M . AX lg ' g"h t si XDA t 1 fd" Q f , 2 i f fir- I . .gifs - ..,LA Li... . A. L.X2, g, 5 . .. . g L b .,..,.1 '---- , 4 -1 :tball's Rat Pack, defensive lineman, and the nels, J.V. Ilnemen, each had logos made up and ludly displayed them on T-shirts. fBelowj Ken Franz as he was in his senior year in 1958. The basketball team went 17-3 overall and 9-1 for the AVL tltle. The Rallers missed going to state by losing to Manhattan 48-49. fBottom picturel lvan Schirer displays a defensive stance as he played football his senior year In 1957. The football team was 2-7. fTopl Jack Thaw weighs in at 112 pounds his sophomore year in 1966. The wrestling team was 5-4 and tied with Derby for sixth place at state. jflumni atfletes return to 47-fd cipated in sports. Although exact figures are not available, it is sure that there are "more than two" athletic alumni around. So it is not surprising that some of these Alumni have come back to Newton to either teach, coach or both. Such is the case with Ivan Schirer, math teacher, Ken Franz, vocational teacher, and Jack Thaw, teacher and wrestling coach. Each participated in one or more sports at NHS in their time. 5 For Schirer, who participated in football and track, in 1957 just about everyone the football team played was a rival. All the teams in the Ark Valley at that itme, Wichita East, North and West, Ark City, Winfield, Wellington, EI Dorado and Hutchinson called for a heated match-up. But Hutch seemed to bring out the worst in Newton fans. "Hutchinson seemed to bring out negative sportsmanship from fans," said Schirer, "not only for high school students, but also alumni." NHS had quite a reputation, not in football or track, but mainly in basketball. By 1957, the Railer basketball teams had al- ready won 14 state championships. Although Newton was nearing the end of an era of dominating high school basketball, lthe next championship would come in 1979 after a 23 year Iapse.l Schirer remembers the words of "Deke" Wiley, a former basketball coach at Wichita North High. "If we won the Valley, we had a fair year. lf we won the state, we had a good year. If we won at Newton, we had a great year." Franz, who participated in basketball and track in 1958, remembers Schirer from high school. "l remember that he was a lineman on the football team," said Franz, "but I did not play any sports with him." But if there is one sport that has been consistant in producing state champions, it is wrestling. This is one thing that has not changed since Thaw wrestled in 1966. "The wrestling tradition is the same. We were strong then and we are strong now," said Thaw. "We have had only four coaches in our 26 years of wrestling." Thaw, who has been coaching since 1979, did not know what to expect after graduating from Newton. "I didn't plan on coaching. In fact I wasn't sure if I would go to college. I tried it to see what it was like and I enjoyed it immensely, so I decided to coach as well as teach. I didn't plan on coming back to NHS." I I I Fwfbtll oorb llC pr Res VL reat", is how head Football Coach Ron Gould sum- marized the football season. The team finished 8-1 and captured the Ark Valley League Crown. Gould said that he couldn't think of any weak points for the team, but he had many factors for the team's success. "The team had a lot of quickness and desire, but l think the real reason for our success was the hard- work by a lot of guys, and the unselfishness of 'this close-knit group," said Gould. The high points of-the season were beating rivals Ark City, Derby, and Hutchinson. The only low of the season was the team's loss to Kapaun Mount Karmel. Gould said he wished he had the chance to play Kapaun again. Many new records were set during the football season. These included most points scored in a season l229l, and most games won in a season. ln fact, it was the best season in the school's history. Along with the team achievements came many individual honors. Thirteen players re- ceived all-league recognition, including 11 first team choices. Those players receiving first team recognition were seniors Steve Raber loffense and defensel, Ken Cherryholmes, Jay Franz, Troy Girrens, Brad Sneed, Rob Watkins, Brett Shirk, Tim Stauffer, Dan Benninghoff loffensel, and junior Mike Plummer. Making the second team was junior Mikes Harvey, and Benninghoff also made defensive honorable mention. Senior Dan Benninghoff was selected for the 1985 Shrine Bowl. And Coach Gould was voted Coach of the Year in the Ark Valley League. Quarterback, Jay Franz, said, "When l'm on tl sideline, I think about what ldid wrong and hc to improve the next time on the field." 5 3 -S 2 ' s E Varsity Football -ffrontj Tria Machmer, Shelley Schmidt, Tom Penner, Dan Lewis, Russell Humphries, Gilbert Gonzalez, Abby Keyes, Cim Smith, lsecondi Brad Heine, Mike Plummer, Scooter Powers, Mark Akin, Gil Solis, Mike Merritt, Stan Ybarra, Tim Stauffer, Kris Wondra, Mark Fayette, Vernon Wonders, Qthirdj Aaron Kern, Matt Smith, Carl Burns, Bryce Buller, Miles 82!Football Harvey, Jerry Ainsworth, Albert Johnson, UHYIS Krell, Alex Martinez, Darrin Dragoo, Randy Mathews, Jeremy Hammett, ffourthj Grant Horst, Warren Koehn, Paul Tafolla, Jim Schreiber, Greg Harms, Kenny Cherryholmes, Rob Watkins, Craig Sangals, Pat Wyss, Todd Langenhorst, Carlos Gonzalez, Steve Roberson, Ron l.ackey,,PauI Solis. qfifthj Tony Johns, Todd' Sturgeon, Jeff Breon, if E S S Troy Girrens, Derek Madsen, hd Wonders, L Benninghoff, Jay Franz, Chrls Zuercher, Jim Gomez, Steve Bacon, Brad Sneed, Steve Rat Brett Shirk, Keith Herring fbackj Coach Ro Erickson, Coach Marvin Estes, Coach Ron Go Coach Larry Barnhardt, Coach Randy To Coach Bud Akin, Coach Rick Whitfield . I -fi. --.. i if 1,,:fii: --.. LX -k.- K Q55 5. i -. 7 ' 5 we mm "'- Q .. ,. K X K r -r' ' ,k '- In .. . .. my K 1 K QM J Lx Q Y M my K .i A in ieee 1 ' X 2 4 ""k' Q ' A K A '- - ' -. 1 A .- h L. 'hL' 4 Y - he in in , i .. ,Y A . A A S Qanny Benningh off, end, said, . . ' The most important thing to re. - LL-. - i Y--- in A - . ' ' .. - ---- .L-- - . n e a and no- ' thing else." -N KI'-sq Q A gg -..' 'lllsizr ai' QNX . X aww . , 154' I , .. l A 4+ ,. i 4 .7 K A V M rterback, Bryce Buller, said, "The funnest part for me is scrambling from the quarterback tion. Varsity Football NHS Opp Ark City Winfield Hutchinson Derby lVlcPherson Heights Kapaun El Dorado Campus 28 0 45 S 17 O 24 7 35 14 13 0 6 24 49 8 22 O FootbalI!83 HN-rf Pai f'?iff:f 4fQ ' 'fi S' '20 Q was Q, Ax gowns 4 naw vlh .ax gs? 1 9 'QV' r J fu K fs ix ge fi' QQ . wx E6 X 2-ii' .f 1 N fig Qandy Mathews, sophomore, said, "I like to see iow far I can kick lt. I compare and try to lm- irove every time. Every team needs a good kicker, ind I enjoy it." Freshmen Football- qfrontj Lynn Farnan, J.J. Miller, Keith Powers, lAIex Torres, Eugene Cook, Karen jLafoe, fsecondj George Sutherland, David Nienstedt, Jim Janke, Jeff Palmer, Eric Vbarra, Mike Riffel, fthirdj Troy Solis, Peter Newell, I I I J.V. Fnosll FooTbAll LV. qers N w coAcl1Es lthough the J.V. football players did not have a lot of experience, they still man- aged to have a successful season. The teamiended with a 4-4 record, including sophomore games. Coach Roger Erickson said, "The season went pretty well considering practice time.. I had a lot of fun and so did the kids." The lack of practice time as a unit and the small number of juniors on the team were major weaknesses. Ninety percent of the team was sophomores. Only six juniors were on the squad. Coach Larry Barnhardt said that inexperience did not play a major role in all the games. "The inexperience of the sophomores hurt us in a couple of games, but it was not involved in all our losses. The kids just needed to learn to believe in themselves," said Barnhardt. The team had many strong points to help in the season. Coach Bud Akin attributed the success of the team to physical ability, desire, and knowledge of the game. Erickson added that the team's aggressiveness was another factor. inexperience was not limited to just the team. It was the first year coaching j.v. Paul Ainsworth, Frank Lee, Kellyi Jantz, Mike Lemanton, Mike Kowen, rfourthj David Watkins, Jeff Brown, Chad Brown, Coach Tim Swartzendruber, Chris Leal, Jeff Wyss, Coach Noel Sylvester, Brian Franz, Delbert Kuhn, Darrin Boyd. football for all the coaches. Akin and Barnhardt moved up from the freshman team and this was Erickson's first year coaching. The coaches enjoyed the season even though it was new to them. Erickson said, "l hope the kids learned as much and had as much fun as I did." The freshmen football team also exper- ienced some success, but in a different man- ner. You couldn't measure our success on our record. We were physically outmanned, but we had very dedicated athletes. If you measured our success by our improvement over the season, we were very successful," said Coach Tim Swartzendruber. Major reasons for the team's losses were in- experience, inconsistency on offense, and in- juries. Coach Noel Sylvester said, "Since Newton doesn't have junior high compe- tition against other schools, our team was behind fundamentally." But the team managed to pull together toward the end of the schedule and salvage the season. "Our game against Buhler was the first game we pulled together. When we started having team unity, we started winning our games," said Swartzendruber. Freshman Football NI-is OPP Derby 0 28 El Dorado 14 0 McPherson 0 20 Hutchinson 6 0 Buhler 14 6 Carroll 7 38 Halstead 6 7 Kapaun 6 26 J.V., Frosh Football!8b N uwpnedicmble sEAsoN f there was anything more unpredictable than Kansas weather, it would be this I year's volleyball squad. One week would be stormy and the next week would be all clear. For head Coach Janice Wilkey, predicting the season must have been like a Kansas weatherman tring to de- cide whether tommorrow's weather would be sunny or snowy. "lt's hard to predict what kind of team you will have before a season begins, but I knew we didn't have any big hitters and that we would have to work hard in order to have a successful season." It depends on what one's definition of "successful" is when one evaluates the Railers 12-16 overall record. For Wilkey, the season was not without certain high- lights. "I was pleased with the overall accom- plishments this season," said Wilkey. "Two definite highlights were placing second in the Newton Tournament and beating McPherson in the league which made us co-champs with Derby in the AVL." Coming up with the AVL co-title was no easy task. The league must have seemed like a piece of cake compared to the competition the Railers ran into in tournament play, where the squad accumulated most of its losses. 86!VoIIeybaII For senior Cami Ford, the season actually went better than she expected. "To tell the truth I didn't expect much at all. I still had a lot of bad feeling from last year and I thought the season wouldn't be too good. However, it turned out to be a blast and the team got along real well. We had a lot of great times and a lot of memories. It would have been better to have gotten to state. I think we deserved it." Deserving it does not always guarantee a state bid. Despite being practically injury free this season, the Railers could not over power much improved Buhler team at sub- state. It was a bitter disappointment as the squad had defeated Buhler rather handily at the Newton Tournament. "We played well in league play and some other AVL teams did not play as well in league as they did on tournaments," said Wilkey. "Hutch was up and down and McPerson didn't play their best during league. We did." "BuhIer played exceptionally well at sub- state and we played well but not our best. Buhler just played better on that particular day," said Wilkey. "We have had our ups and downs but have played hard and enjoyed the game." The varsity was not the only team to have its ups and downs as the junior varsity finished with a record of 4-9. The freshman A team finished with a 3-3 record and the B team ended up with a 0-4 record. "I like serving more this year because I think l'v improved. I'm stronger but not as consistanl I clutched at important times in the match," saii Cami Ford, senior. : was always more fun being on the front row king. You had the support of the whole team hind you when you were up in the air ready to ," said Janelle Gaecldert, senior. alleyball-tfrl Vicki Smith, Jill Bradbury, Dorthy rd, Kim Belcher, tsecondl Coach Janice Wilkey, yse Funk, Janelle Gaddert, Lori Brown, Cami frd, Lora Davis, Coach Cindy Harms, tthirdj wan Taylor, Kristin Sneed, Christy Garcia, Tressa Bell, Shannon Evans, Candy Peaney, Janie Merchant, tfourthl Michelle Smith, Tammy Naylor, Lorie Preheim, Laurie Brown, Beth Rogers, Kerri Porter, Tarea Sanders, Pam Myrick. Freshmen' volleyball A B McPherson L L Hutchinson L Hesston W Buhler L L Derby W L Hutch L Varsity Volleyball V JV Great Bend W L Garden City L L Topeka West W KC Harmon L Lawerence L McPherson L Salina South W North-West lnv. L Newton lnv. 206 Campus W Goddard lnv. L Derby L Hutch W Winfield W McPherson W ElDorado W Haven First Row: Christy Siemens, Allsa Ferrell,Jennifer Baldwin, Regina Myrick, Sara Friesen, Samantha Robinson, Jamie Davis, Michelle Stuart, Jana Koch, Second Row: Nadine Graber, Amada l wi K WA Q si it was , Q C. my it l- Q 3 ' HJ X t X L it ,X X, if if Q X me E . ,..t.. X X , :ts ssl. Leonard, Missy Gaeddert. Janel Rau, Stacey Loud, Kim Gay, Kelly Petersen, Shannon Brown, Carol Cooper, Third Row: Judy Goertzen, Floyd Sowers, Sally McNeill, Jana McCloud. "I like to spike better than passing, but my passing has been better this season," said Dorthy Bard, senior. VolleybalI!87 li is is X 3 xi N 15 7 'L ' L . C , s ' "The beam is a real challenge. Knowing you have only four inches to work on, it's really fun and an exciting event, especially when you get a no fall routine," sald Stefanie Krehbiel, junior. 88!Gymnastics SEASON of o produce a fine wine, it takes careful techniques and years of refinement. Joanne Thaw, head gymnastics Coach, saw her young inexperienced gym- nasts of last yar mature into tough com- peting atheletes. Maybe 1984 was not the squad's vintage year but a lot of refinement took place. Hampered by injuries and lack of seniors, the squad had a tough time competing against healthy, more experienced teams. "The only problem we had were injuries that held back some individuals as well as the team for awhile, but they finished the season with strong performances," said Thaw. One gymnast who ended the season with a strong performance was junior Stafanie Krehbiel. At regionals, she made it to the beam finals but failed to qualify for state. "We all thought she would make it to state," said Laura Capel, sophomore. "l'm sure she will next year." Capel remembered many individual and team highlights. "I got my first letter," said Refi E E T the sophomore who has been interested gymnastics since the second grade. "Ti team also got second in AVL." Thaw had a chance to experience sor team accomplishments. "The highlight of the season for me w seeing three scores on beam in the seve lat Wichita Southi, seeing Stefanie rear 88.75 on vault, and not leaving practi without having someone do something ne so many conscutive nights." Without any senior leadership, the unde classmen took it into their ownghands, "Stefanie and Denise lllllurphy, soph morel did a great job leading the team as a around performers did as well." 1 The Railer label next year should rez "Serve at room temperature. Conter under pressure, point towards other teal while opening." 1985 could be the Rail vintage year, "We had a good season and we're s' young so the great thing is that they shot all be back next year to be stronger," sa Thaw. "I like floor because it was fun and you could ly get into it. Vou could get how you feel into routine," said Sherry Franklin, junior. sew' GYrT1r1astics-ffrontj Laura Capel, C.C. Cox, Sherri Doebele, Chantey Terry, Caroline Bystrom, Jo Ffanklln. JUIIG Dannef. Nicole. THQQS. Denise Lagree, Patrice Murphy, Jill Unruh, Lori Jemison, Murphy, lmiddlej Stefanie Krehiel, lsecond rowj Coach Jack Thaw, Coach Joanne Thaw. "The bars are really fun. They're a lot of hard work, and a lot of pain, but when you achieve your high score, it's really exciting," said Jo Lagree, junior. Girls Gymnastics Newton Quad. Derby Inv. Campus Newton Tourney. Campus Quad. Great Bend lnv. Derby Great Bend Derby!Campus NHS 2nd 7th 1st 7th 2nd 4th 2nd 1st 2nd Gymnastics!89 Simil Riries smelt 6 irror mirror on the wall, whose is the most similar teams of all?" lt seems that this is a question for Ron Capps head cross-country coach rather than Snow White. The accomplishments of the boys and girls cross-country teams are almost mirror re flections of each other. Each team had six returning lettermen. Each squad finished e disappointing second place in the Ark Valley and third in regionals. Even their overall records were similar, with the guys ending up 72-11 and the girls 72-13. The big difference came at state where the boys placed fourth and the girls sixth. This might seem like quite an accom- plishment considering that neither team was seeded, but Capps was not surprised with the results. "lt was no surpriseg we were confident. We ran good races in both the guys and girls competitions. Hays and Nliege were both seeded ahead of us in the guys competitions, while the Hays girls were seeded ahead of us. We just ran better than they did at this meet." Not only the experienced runners came through for Capps, but some of the younger runners did their share. "We had exceptional season in both the girls and guys competitions," said Capps. "Our young athletes really helped us a bunchg we were pleasantly pleased." Three freshmen were responsible for Capps' being so happy. Roman Vega, Todd Stineman and Troy Williams were described by Capps as being "good surprises." The gms were not without some good surprises alsr. One might think placing at state, especially unseeded, would be a highlight although for Capps, cross-country is more than just winning medals. "We won seven trophies and plaques during the season, but the highlights of the season are seeing our athletes improve their abilities and develop a sense of pride for themselves and our school." Not only the varsity teams enjoyed good seasons. The boys J.V. finished with a 10-1 record, the J.V. girls 17-1 and ,the freshmen 48-2, 9O!Cross-Country "I started runnlng ln the fifth grade. I enjoy it, it gives me a chance to think," said Dale Guhr, junlor. Ill I "I can't go through a day without running. It makes my day go smoother," said Lori McAllister, senlor. sg ..-- kk- as i ross Country-ifrontj Racquel Curiel, Jackie chron, Mike Guhr, Susan Caroer, Art Maddock, herry Koehn, Jorge Guerra, Cary Stahly, Amy arstenson, Karen Salsbury, Lori Schmidt, Lisa apel, isecondl Travis Krehbiel, Briana Stark, elly Clark, Lori McAllister, Sharon Regier, Ann lorris, Jolynn l-liebert, Darla English, Jill erguson, Vickie Regier, ithirdl Scot Kruse, Fred with, Chris Rangel, Eric Becker, Richard Jderman, Eric Smith, Amanda Carper, Steve Guhr, James Soper, Brian Miller, lfourthl Brad Musser, Jason Rowley, Drew Star, Keith Easu, Scott, Roman Vega, David Wall, Brad Shawn Stucky, Trent Besse, Todd Stineman, ffifthl Chris Wilcox, Troy Williams, Wes Kruse, Chris Jones, Mike Monarez, Dale Guhr, Eric Hanchett, Mark Shane, Danny Hague, John Carper, fbackj Coach Ron Capps, Danny Suderrnan, Jonathon Andreas, Alan Lehman, Mike Janzen, James Light, Lloyd Bain, Chris Cooper, Carl Helrich, Scott Neufeld, Mike Beggs, Coach Ralph Malin. Cross Country Boys JV Boys lst ist Derby Wellington 1 st Hesston 2nd, Andale lst Newton 2nd EI Dorado 4th Newton iAVLl 2nd Regionals A 3rd State 4th Cross Country Girls Derby 'lst Wellington lst Hesston 3rd Andale 'St Newton 2nd El Dorado 4th Newton lAVLl 2nd Regionals 3rd State 6th b , "" .is Shing each other in a cross-country meet is ileft right, Roman Vega, Frshmang Seniors Chris ngle and Wes Kruse. "I like cross-country be- lse l like to run long distance," said Vega, "lt axes me and clears my mind. l like the challenge the competition." 2nd 2nd lst 2nd 3rd 3 .,.mNgf at i Yank? if . I ts- x ,is 1 Cross-Country!9l wrmuwwesw-7 -.ei Brandy Sizemore, soohomore, "Putting is rea important, it's about one-half to one-fourth o your SCOY6. It is one of my least favorite facets o golf, so l have to work even harder at it." Nlafle BBUQVH, S6l'llOl', said, "I IIKG my IOl"1Qil'OI'1S but l'l'Tl l'l0t always C0l"lSiStBI"lt." ,gat 1 ww Invasive " , shA A X , isi. V-.ix-fa ,,.,.5.,s--me -qi. -wif . . , , I Boys Golf- ifrontl Shawn Penner, Bret Bohannon, Travis Wedel, Rex Kauf- man, Danny Hague, Eric Ferrell, Doug Smith, ibackj Coach Benny Ferrell, Greg Monroe, Brandy Sizemore, Miles Harvey, Pat Gronau, Mark Albin, Marty Adler, Coach Maurice Berminga. 92fGoIf -new-sq wad R Girl's Golf- ifrontl Stacey Nicholson, Christy Baugh, Kristi Koerner, Jan' Mai, Gail Buller, lbackj Coach Maurice Benninga, Lisa Adrian, Marie Baug Marianne Curiel, Joanie Rucker, Candi Wulf. .4 1 Ill I olf Nukes hisron t doesn't happen very often that a coach can have his team set a place in history for him, but girls golf Coach aurice Benninga managed it and he did it s first year coaching. The accomplishment lat earned him this honor was the first girls :lf team to qualify for state in NHS his- fry. Benninga wasn't surprised however, he id, "l knew the team could qualify if we ayed well. As it turned out we play very ell and qualified quite easily. Very pleased l see the team perform so well under 'essure." Other records included best team score 83 at Regionall and best individual score 0 lVlarie Baugh at statel. Improvement was ade by every player. Benninga said, "Every layer that returned improved significantly, Danny Hague, sophomore, said, "When driving it's rnportant to keep your head clown and keep the iall straight. lt ldrivingl has caused me trouble, without exception. This came about through lots of practice and gains in confidence. Practice helps both physically and men- tally." Benninga was happy with the success of the squad. "This was my first season and it was very rewarding. l had some fairly high expectations but we made more progress than I imagined we could. Our first goal was to qualify for State which we did and we also played well at state." said Benninga. l'm looking forward to another season. It takes more than one season to develop into a really good team." On the boy's side of golf, Coach Benny Ferrell was glad to have 4 lettermen back including two seniors, but overall the team was very young. Ferrell hoped for a re- turn performance at the State meet, where the squad finished 3rd in 1984. Girls Golf Salina Central Newton Newton Abilene Great Bend Council Grove Winfield Regionals State NHS 3rd 2nd 3rd 4th 8th 2nd 5th 3rd 8th putt." Gail Bulier, sophomore, said, "Putting can make a big difference in your game. Reading the greens tells you the slope of the Iicing the ball has been my problem." GOlff93 Newton McPherson ElDorado Ark City Winfield Newton Hutchinson AVL Girls Tennis NHS 3rd 4th 3rd 5th 5th 3rd 3rd 4th Roni Gonzales, senior, said,"Ask not what .M - you can do for keeping your eye on the ball, but what keeping your eye on the ball Can do for you." 4 5 S . . y S Q V, ' 1' 'Q ig if at A X555 .. X eg eiee we C itil i 'F J at 4' ttf ,ff ri ' wearer an S .l f is 5 S' t , A iff, lk C - if -ral to Q .Nl 'kik K 1 his-N, MQ Gmls Tennis, cfrontj Denetta Decker, Michelle Arellano, Nancy Brown, Boy's Tennis- lfronty Chris Shultz, Brian Webb, Chris Jones, Jay Franz, Mike Glynis Wonders, Roni Gonzalez, fbackj Coach Phil Scott, Becky lVlcCall, Jill Goering, Brian Krehbiel, lbackj Coach Fellx Grimrnitt, Kenon Qamar, Troy Preston, Lori Pauls, Barbie Siernans. Deutchendorf, Tariq Qarnar, Danny Suclerman, Tony Soper, Scott Kruse, Pete 94fTennis Newell, Kent Lambert, Russell Graber, Coach Phll Scott. Danny Suderman, "I like doubles because I can rely on my partner, it's easier because there is less court to cover so you don't have to run around as much." eqioNAl in ms souA he Girls' tennis team got a lot of bad breaks, including having to compete in the toughest regional in the state. Roni Gonzalez, senior, was the squad's only returning state veteran but was unable to make a repeat performance due to the tough competition. The girls' regional pro- vided the state champion and runner-up in both singles and doubles. The season was basically a building block for the underclassmen since there was only one senior on the squad. "lt was a season in which we made progress. We really improved as the season went on. Our finish in the val- ley lfourthi was higher than expected," said , soss T f if? ' ' l lay Franz, senior, said, "My forehand has really mproved a lot, l've felt really comfortable with It ately." Coach Phil Scott. Scott said that he couldn't blame anything on the low senior turn-out. "They fthe seniorsi saw that the under- classmen would beat them so they didn't come out. But it had no effect, because the underclassmen would kick, all but one senior all over the court," said Scott. Scott was enthusiastic about the Boy's tennis team, and he had good reason with six returning lettermen. These included seniors Jay Franz, Mike Goering, juniors Brian Webb, Chris Jones, Brian Krehbiel and sophomore Chris Shultz. Scott said that the team didn't have any glaring weaknesses, but experience would be a positive factor in the season. ff I3 N awe- - - x i sn. we- -WW g H 2 - i apr t, . , . . - tts E sw is .ss - ' ,q Q. M " - jf . 4 . was ww fi ' 1 is ef-sits f- ..,t , N K x K Y w A V 'ixgfveii X M ,,. . 1 , ,, ' . MW W , .Me-sw V' N' K - , M ,,,t:,..t...r.a Q X as is Lori Pauls, junior, said, "Having a good backhand is important. As my back- hariti improved so did my entire game." Tennis!95 he COACI1 e won the game. The team played great, the coach made the key dec- isions, and the crowd yelled louder than ever, but who was that lady who was on her feet till the end? lt was the team and coach's number one sup- porter, the coach's wife. Georgetta Grim- mitt, wife of head boys basketball Coach Felix Grimmitt, said,"l guess my support is in attending all the games possible. l'm also always available to listen to Felix." Having a coach for a husband would de- finitely change your life but Glena Graber, wife of head girls basketball Coach Bob Graber, knows it has changed her life for the better. "Bob's coaching has made our family closer, we are all united in a central goal," lVlrs. Graber said. "The well being of our family is of top priority with rne. If I didn't feel basketball brought as much, if not more, positive reinforcement to our lives as it de- mands of our lives, l couldn't be as enthusis CoAcl1 astic as I am about the experience." But a coaching career can change family plans, such as what time to have dinner. lVIrs. Grimmitt said, "He lCoach Grimmettl spends 25 hours a week coaching and about 15 hours watching basketball on T.V. Before l met Felix, basketball wasn't a part of my life at all. Now it has become our lifestyle to plan everything around basketball." Not only is the coach's wife's life changed by the sport, but also the coach's children. lVlrs. Graber said, "The experience is positive for the kids' lives. They get to go to practice and be around 22 girls who make them feel like number one. The children receive more attention and positive feedback in one short season than many children receive in years. They are proud to say, 'That's my dad-he's the coachl' And me-l'm proud to be the coach's wife, especially when people feel so positive toward Bob. The experience makes Bob happy and that's what's impor- tant." Georgetta Grlmmett enjoys taking her son Brandon to see his father coach the boy's basketball game. But because of Brandon's young age, Georgetta feels that Brandon only views the game as a social event. FEATURE -A ' NBA - , 1 9 . X . I . , x . k ' . U - .. 7, ' , Q -r:-'IW is - ,, . T . F , :ng G5 ' PM - ' "0" as - ' ' se new ,IZA ... . .. " I fcofc -ff- wx' .Vt A i- l 2 4 r i-Q.---.--1.... E - , T ,SANS M -- K gutsy: t fi. ' . ' t l GI- ewtwg 'DUT Ouxvusxer wma woura Hrzool' hen your father is a coach, you can expect a t of advice. Kim and Chris Graber get some iitating familiar players is one of Kim and iris Grabers' favorite past-times. Kim and Chris actice their freethrows. Bill Lienhard as a Railer in 1948 was leading scorer in the state, just four years before he was I Lynette Woodard relaxes with a smile whle 8 membef Of the MENS 1952 Oiyml-NC 9019 medal answering questions following her speech to basketball team- the NHS student body. is R of Cold After the Olympics were held in Los Angeles last summer, gold medals and olympic champions seemed to pop up everywhere, even in Newton. In October, Lynette Woodard came to the high school and talked to the students. Woodard was captain of the Women's 1984 Olympic gold medal basketball team. Woodard, a native Wichitan and alumni of North High School, was also on the 1980 Olympic Team. In her speech to the student body, she spoke about achieving goals through hard work. Basketball gold medal winners were not confined to the Wichita area. Bill Lienhard, a member of the 1952 gold medal team, is an alumni of Newton High School. Lienhard was a 1948 NHS graduate and a member of Coach John Ravenscroft's "dream team." Lienhard became a member of the olympic team because of the recognition he received when he was in the starting line-up of the 1952 KU, NCAA championship team. His senior year in high school Lienhard was the leading scorer in the state and selected to all- state tournament team. Asked about winning the gold, Lienhard said, "lt was a terrific thing to represent my country. One of the most thrilling things was when they played the national anthem when they presented our medals." Feature!97 Boys Ei Dorado Hutchinson Derby Hutchinson Winfield City Newton Classic McPherson Tournament 49 56 50 50 55 56 42 41 45 49 45 51 61 44 Zn 1st d I I I Boys BAskcTbAll l R clitioiv coNTiNuEcl omething old, something new, something borrowed, something blue is often used to describe weddings, but it could also be used to talk about this year's boys basketball team. The old in- cluded nine returning seniors to the squad, the new was Head Coach Felix Grimmitt. Borrowed was the fans' excitement which was paid back in full with hard work and dedication from the players. And at the end of the season came the blue, where the seniors had to say good-bye for the last time. The season was a success in many WBYS- The team had a winning record of 11-10 and Grimmitt said, "The season was successful, when you look at accomplishments other than winning. We had nine seniors who were successful in leadership roles. G.P.A. was well over 3. They gave 100 percent on cour1 and still excelled in the classroom. We cont tinued the NHS tradition of winning and ent thusiasm for the game." Grimmitt said that the highlights of the season included winning the game agains' Hutchinson with a last second shot anc getting to the finals of the lVlcPherson Tour nament from an unseeded position. Asked about his first year coaching, Grimmiti said, "l always want to improve. I wa satisfied, but we can do better." ef f'-ws. N. AQ.. Matt Washburn, senior, said, "Because of r height disadvantage, I often resorted to a revei lay-up." .ieff Berger, senior, said, "Our scrappy defen forced loose balls. Our aggressive play often foul us on the floor." l oys Basketball- ifrontj manager Becky Haas, man- er Shannon Evans, manager Ana Ramos, manager ail Buller, fsecondl manage' Nlicki MCCUYUY, roy Girrens, Jeff Berger, Brad Sneed, Mike Goer- g, Brian Webb, manager Marcle Klaassen, lbackj l Brian Webb, junior, said, "We thought by slapping manager Russell Graber, Stan Pauls, Jay Franz, :':n.d5 With.peQp'e in the Crowf' it would increase Danny Benninghoff, Cory Royer, Darin Penner, en' pamC'pat'onln the game' Matt Washburn, Eric Moeder, Coach Felix Grim- rnitt is .A Cai .und-""' ..-v""" fy .Q H 551 .p?Szsa2:57::qf"' ef' 1 ' ly Franz, senior, said, "lt is very important to ork without the ball, because this way you can t up your man to get open, and be able to shoot ore." i Y x -- A Q -- Danny Benninghoff, senior, said, "Adjusting to defenses forced our big men to the perimeter many times during the season. Although I played in- side most of the time, I was forced to dribble every once in a while." Boys Basketball!99 . . wiNs T0 ll the sub-varsity teams ex- perienced success. The J.V. record. Highlights of the m finished with a 14-5 season were the first place finishes in the Buhler B-team Invitational and the Newton J.V. Classic. Coach Tim Swartzendruber described the team's strong points, "The team was very unselfishg there were seven game-leading scorers during the course of the year. The guys played really hard and with the excep- tion of one game, all the games were cIose." The sophomore team started slow and fin- ished the season on a high note winning its Darin Penner, junior, said, "We emphasized good shooting form and good shot selection, and as a result we often got easy baskets." s ' Q its l 54 ,Q S if . 1 as ' F' ' U- . .. s 551 ' as J.V. Boys Basketball- ffrontl Stan Pauls, Chris Jones, Paul Solis, Tom Penner, Brlan Webb, ibackj Coach Tim swartzendruber, Steve Bacon, Tariq Qamar, Darin pennef, Bruce BECKGT. 100!J V. Boys Basketball I I I LV- Boys BAskETbAll NA ENTS last four games. The team's over-all record ended up at 7-7. Coach Jim Erb was pleased with the outcome of the season. "Player development is a primary goal of the sopho- more program and much improvement was shown through out the year," said Erb. On the freshman level, the squad finished 12-4 on the season, with three out of the four losses being suffered at the hands of McPherson. Coach Floyd Sowers listed team strengths as over-all team speed, defensive quickness, good passers, excellent team at- titude and coachability. Unlike the sopho- more team, the freshman team got off to a good start. After losing the first game, the team won nine games in a row. Coach Tim Swartzendruber said, "During time- ut and between quarters we re emphasize Stra- O 5 ' tegy that we have worked on during the week." Richard Suderrnan, freshman, said, "Coach em- phasized freethrow shooting in practice, and it paid off in games. l S v ,. - gg vvfdw, ..,t sc so ,gn Albert Johnson, sophomore, said, "During the year we did good, because our helgth and strength was excellent. We out-jumped and out-rebounded most of the teams we played." Sophomore Boys Basketball- ffrontj Paul Tafolla, Jim Newstedt, Jason Rowley, Todd Stineman, Travis Wedel, Mark Shane, manager Jeff Cornwell manager Beth Gaede, ibackj Coach .lim Erb, Mike Janzen, Gene Walter, Grant HOFYST, Waffefl Koehn, Don HOlfT'lal'l,'AlbBYf J0hI'1SOI'1. Roman Vega, freshman, said, "Our pressure dee fense enabled us to have a lot of fast breaks, which turned into easy two points." J.V. Boys Basketball NHS OPP ElDorado 71 Hutchinson 60 Derby 52 McPherson 51 73 Campus 61 49 Ark City 51 43 Hutchinson 42 40 Winfield 47 48 ElDorado 66 33 Derby 67 51 McPherson 50 48 Campus 53 54 Ark City 54 55 Winfield 46 44 Newton J.V. Classic 1st Buhler B-Team invitational 1st Soph. Boys Basketball NHS OPP Salina Central 50 61 Hutchinson 54 55 Derby 43 35 Buhler 45 48 Emporia 60 65 , a5rre.5. McPherson 63 57 5 .e5,er 5 Campus 63 43 Salina Central lO.T.l 75 76 Buhler 41 52 Hutchinson 1 62 N 'L K is-' V-SNBTTQ3 irf: - :5.4f-: 1.xf as-We - , . 5 1 Derby 4 iii . ssise Mcphefson 72 6' Emporia 67 60 Campus 53 48 Frosh Boy's Basketball- ffronty manager Heather Garber, manager Jackie Schon, Cory Ingram, Brian Miller, Brad Stucky, Scott Kruse, Kara Smallwood, Kelly Harper, lsecondj Eric Smith, Roman Vega, Shawn Penner, Jeff Palmer, Pete Newell, Jim Janke, Brad Musser, fthirdj David Mitchell, David Watkins, Troy Deutchendorf, Brian Franz, Richard Suderman, Mike Venso, Lloyd Bain, Jeff Wyss, lbackl Coach Floyd Sowers, Coach Mike Doerksen. Freshmen Boys Basketball NHS OPP lVlcPherson 48 68 ElDorado 50 29 Derby 52 42 Buhler 67 47 Kapaun 51 43 Campus 68 44 Hutchinson 44 32 Derby 52 47 Buhler 40 38 McPherson 45 49 ElDorado 53 36 Carroll 64 57 Hutchinson 47 35 Hutchinson invitational 4th J.V. Boys BasketbalI!lO1 oky - on't lose your grip on the dreams of the past, you must fight just to keep them alive. It's the Eye of the Tiger, of the fight rising up to the challenge of our rivaIs."-Survivor it's the thrill lf this year's girls basketball season were to be made into a movie, it would surely be billed as "Rocky lV." Just as street tough Rocky Balboa made his bid for the heavy- weight title against champion Apollo Creed, the Railer girls made a bid for the state tour- nament against Buhler in the sub-state tour- nament. Both were defeated but still came out winners. "lf effort were the measure of winning," said Coach Bob Grader, "we would be un- defeated." But the undefeated AVL record belonged to the Derby girls for the second year in a row. The Railer girls finished in fourth place in the league with a record of 7-7 and 12-10 overall, with McPherson and Winfield placing second and third respectively. This record can be deceiving considering that 5 of the 10 losses came from teams that competed in the state tournament. But an ironic tidbit was that the Railers beat the 6A girls state champion Hutchinson High on three occa- sions but failed to go the 5A state. "Ten losses looks like a large number, but most of the games could have gone either 102!Girls basketball "We really played good our last two games, but we came up on the short end of the stick," said Kelly Clark, junlor, about the team's loss to Buhler In the flnals of the sub-state tournament. iq clneims way," said Graber. "We had a tough sche- dule, our record doesn't reflect how well the team played." Due to lack of height and having only two seniors on the squad, the girls had to put to- gether four intense quarters in order to win. "A small team has to stay intense every game in order to win, but it's hard to keep that up the whole year," said Graber. That intensity did not elude the Railers at the end of the year when they took on fifth ranked 5A McPherson Bullpups in the first round of sub-state play. The girls played with "The Eye of the Tiger" and pulled off a 16-point upset defeating Mac 65-49. "That was the best game we played as a team," said second-year Coach Graber. "The win over Mac was an emotional high. One of the biggest wins since I have been coaching." Buhler was the only thing standing bet- ween the Railers and a state bid. It was a hard, tough battle right down to the last few minutes of the game, but the Crusaders came up on top 60-55. "We got tired the last five minutes of the game," said Graber. "We had to slow the ball down and didn't attack the basket as we us- ually do. We got out of our style of ball." That game may have ended the season for the Railer girls, but the saga will continue. Rocky always wins in the end. r if s ' K , wi? g l lTop to bottoml "We like to double team and ste the ball whenever we can," said senior Vicki Smit 1203. "There is nothing l like better than to ste the ball and start a fastbreak." we 'QU' "f':'3, 'swam if Q "One of the biggest problems this year was to over' come our lack of height," said Joanie Rucker, junior, "When the guard did get the ball inside, the post usually had to adjust their shots or face the consequences of blocked shots." QQ, J :xiii I I I J.V.-Fnosli BAslcsrbAll iBottomJ "In basketball you have to take chances to succeed," said Junior Darla English, iRightJ "The hard work and dedication really paid off toward the end of the season," said Raquel Curiel, freshman, about their unblemished record. I Frosh undefeated .., . 45: N KNEW N . -1 . Q 'hu-Q . .,.....,,M.a.,..s, s ' ' wx . s.,.,.,,,, ..ett t . . . j j Q N ers:,..t :- r .- mtw,-s,N 'N ..t. t... MLN-swsssww .V. M luis Adjust E TS asketball is an ever changing sport. Each year brings in a new crop of players to re- place the ones who have moved on. J.V. girls coach Brad Cooper's team was no exception. The winds of change brought in a new coach and a team that con- sisted mostly of sophomores. "I didn't expect to do as well as we did playing with all the sophomores we had," said Cooper, "Our opponents were teams that consisted of a lot of juniors, that one year can make a lot of difference. I was pleased with our 8-8 record." Along with change comes adjustment. Cooper, who had coached girls at the intra- mural level before replacing Edie Saylor as the J.V. coach, had to make some changes in his style of coaching. "I've had to change my tone of coaching," said Cooper. "I'm not as firm with girls as with guys. I think girls show their emotions more than guys, which is good." Sophomore Jill Bradbury, who had moved from Moundridge, not only had to adjust to a new town but a new'coach and new team- mates as well. l04!Girls basketball "l had to adjust playing with different people," said Bradbury, "I didn't know their moves." One coach who has not had to change his style is Kurt Harder, freshman girls coach. His team finished the season with a I6-O re- cord, a perfect season. While most players and coaches dream of it, Harder's team has achieved it. "I didn't expect to go undefeated. But once I saw how many good players I had, how much depth we had, I knew we'd be tough. l've never had this many talented people on the court at one time." On the way to an undefeated season, the freshman squad amassed some impressive stats. The team scored an average of 56 points while allowing opponents only 33 points per game. The average margin of vic- tory was 23 points. The closest game came against Derby with Newton coming out on top by eight points. Derby never came that close again as the Flailers beat the Panthers 65-42 in the Newton Invitational to end the season on a perfect note. mm.. ..,. . ---t - s.,.t..aupw N.,.W.t., es.s,..s,swt:-- "I feel like we worked well together beca most of us have been together on seventh a eighth grade All-Star teams," said Kerri Port sophomore. "Bus trips were fun, and they were a little wild," said Lori Wedel, sophomore. ton rightj ffrontp Assistant coach Brad Cooper, Sherry Koehn, Elyse Funk, Vicki Smith, Marie Baugh, Joanie Rucker, Kelly Clark, Darla English, Marianne Curiel, coach Bob Graber, fseconcli managers Julie McNoltyq Jill Beach Shelly Schmidt, Jill Bradbury, Michelle Budde, Jolynn Hiebert, Jamie Thomas, Kristin Sneed, Tressa Bell, manager Jill Unruh,Ji4l Preston, fbackj manager Danielle Randall, Chantay Terry, Nancy Wall, Lori Wedel, Jackie Roberts, Kerri Porter, Heidi McAllister, manager Patrice Murphy, Denise Murphy, Freshman basketball NHS Opp 59 27 uhler 49 31 ampus 67 27 Derby 49 37 Campus 48 30 40 23 Hutchinson 79 24 Derby 54 26 Buhler 46 23 Carroll 56 42 son 58 43 Carroll 53 27 58 37 Newton lnv. Campus 58 30 Buhler 51 32 Derby 65 42 J.V. Girls basketball NHS Opp Hutchinson 31 21 ,El Dorado 36 24 lDerby 29 39 I McPherson 36 46 'Campus 20 26 Ark City 42 30 Hutchinson 26 25 Winfield 33 38 El Dorado 47 28 Derby 30 53 lVlcPherson 48 50 Campus 26 Buhler Tournament Hutchinson 37 Nickerson 47 Ark Cary 33 Winfield Freshmen Girl's Basketball-ffrontl Jana Koch, Shannon Brown, Christy Siemens, Nicole Triggs, Janele Rau, Stacy Loud, Stacy McKinney fsecondl Assistant Coach Sharon Zielke, Jana McCloud, Kim Gay, Alisa Ferrell, Kelly Peterson, Lisa Marshall, Regina Myrick, manager Michelle McNeil, fthirdl Coach Kurt Harder, manager Stephanie Dyck, manager Tanya Tancloc, Carol Cooper, Teresa Tulock, Michelle Stuart, Tawm McAllister, Raquel Curiel, manager Nadine Graber. Girls BasketbaIlf105 ER omi q obsmcles I nstead of a wrestling coach, Jack Thaw might want to turn his attention to track, as a hurdling coach. His young Railers squad had to overcome some big obs. ,:Ies this season, the biggest one being inexperience. But a slow start turned into strong finish as Newton sent four wrestlers to state, lseniors Willie Creamer, Larry Thompson, Chris Fiangel and freshman Mike Guhr,l and finished 14th as a team. "We had a very young inexperienced team," said Thaw. "Our effort was good in the majority of the matches. We wrestled a lot of sophomores. We only took four wrestlers to state all but two of those placed. We have a strong tradition at Newton, wlien we take a wrestler to state, they usually place." Considering the competition, and taklng only four wrestlers to state, 14th out of 31 teams is nothing to sneeze at. KMC, which not only dominates football, is also building a wrestling dynasty. The Crusaders have taken the SA wrestling title for three years in a row. 1Topj "Placing eighth in our Newton Invitational was a highlight," said Ed Fayette, junior. 1Rightj "Being named the outstanding wrestler of the Garden City tournament was a highlight this year," said senior Larry Thompson who also finished second in the state tournament. 106!Wrestling A new twist has been added to the state tournament. Instead of rotating between various high schools as has been the tradi- tion, the tournament was held in the Kansas Coliseum with all the classes competing from 4A to GA. f'l love having the state meet in a smaller gyrn,' said Thaw. "But the Coliseum didn't bother us. We placed as high as we could and wrestled as well as we could." The Railers might have done better if it were not for an injury to sophomore Randy Mathews and the loss of Todd Mathes. "We lost Todd Mathes, he moved to Georgia and we lost Randy Mathews, " said Thaw. "By losing these two people we lost quite a bit of leadership and both were state contenders." lt seemed as if anyone on the team could have been a state contenders considering that 18 of Thaw's 22 wrestlers got varsity time on the mat. "Our .l.V. team was unique. bECauSe seldom did any of our wrestlers wrestle on J.V." said Thaw. "Most of them wrestled half varsity and half J.V." WnesrllNq ! ,.,,.. - . Ni T an-........ . "I was one point down with 20 seconds left in the match," sald Dino Valdez, junior, about his last second victory over a Ark City wrestler. "I beat him with a take down." Varsity wrestl ing NHS iVIcPherson!Salina South Douglas tourney Winfield!Nevvkirk Campus North Inv. Newton Inv. 1 Ark City Derby Garden City Hutchinson EI Dorado 1 Regionals- , State- Ve worked hard and had fun," said sophomore Ile Stark. "QA team highligntj was seeing Larry hompsony and Chris 1RangeIJ place at state." WrestIing!107 ' am 'km RF R S kmfiiw Q' ' e : 'X if at is 'S N-Q SS tty "Pitching is hard for me because I have to centrate so much," said senior Troy Girrens. chlng doesn't come naturally so I have to work t." fbottomj "Batting ls easy in practice but harder in a game because you have more sure on you," sald senior Darrln Werrles. I I I BAsebAll ' t was .et NX ilens off Amd nuNNiNq Ll n track getting a good start off the block could mean the difference in a race. In this year's AVL race, the baseball team got off to a great 6-0 beating Winfield, Ark City and El But that did not mean the race was bag for the squad. They had to beat Great Bend, Dodge City, Hays and lita North to the finish line. lie Railers certainly were not lacking rience with eight seniors and nine hing lettermen back on the field. With Mxperience their goals were within I. The pIayer's team goals were to win AVL and return to the state tourney," Rick Whitfield head coach. or senior Brad Sneed, these goals would some teamwork. I think we seniors have built up a friendship, and through Sports l've learned a lot about competition and working together to achieve a goal," said Sneed, Injuries lto senior Keith Herrring, a broken hand and sophomore Warren Koehn, appen- dix removedl only six games into the season could have caused them to stumble and fall before reaching the finish line but the Railers were up and running with strong hit- ting, experience and good pitching. The starting lineup included seniors Keith Herring, first base, Darrin Werries, second base, Dan Benninghoff, short stop and pitcher, Todd Sturgeon, 'catcher and pitcher, Brad Sneed, left field and pitcher, Troy Girrens, center field and pitcher and Gilbert Solis, right field and pitcher. Rounding out the rest of the lineup were juniors Stan Pauls, first base, Jose Ramos, third base and pitcher, Bryce Buller, outfield, and sophomore Warren Koehn, outfield. "As a catcher you have control of the game more or Iess," said senior Todd Stureon. "lt's a tough and dirty position but It's challenging. Baseballf109 I I A N RAIN qo AwAy strong tradition for theNHS softball team was broken this year. No one is sure when this happened last. Due to terri y good weather the first game of the season was not rained out. Someone must have planned the softball schedule by the Farmer's Almanac because the Ballers played six straight games without a rainout. "l'm really surprised we haven't had a game rain' ' yet," said senior Stephanie Gasaway. ine weather has been really nice and we haven't had many indoor practices which gives us more on-the-field experience." Out of the six games the Flailers lost only one game splitting with Wichita North. Coach Roger Erickson listed North, Bishop Carroll, Wichita Northwest and Ark City as some of the toughest competition for the Ballers. The squad los' lost two seniors last year and had five seniors returning to the starting lineup. They were Janelle Gaddert,first baseg Roni Gonzalez, pitcher and third base, Gas- away, second base, Diane Brooks, right field, and vicki Smith in left field. Rounding out the rest of the varsity line- .lTopl "I like Dlaylng catcher because you always are moving around and in the action," said Sherry Koehn. lRightl "Pitching is the hardest part of softball because you control the game," said senior Roni Gonzales. 1l0!Softball up were juniors Sherry Koehn, catcher and center fieldg Kelly Clark, shortstop and third base, Becky Seibel catcher, Sonya Svaty, right field, and Elyse Funk, pitcher and shortstop. All this experience has made the team fairly solid at each position on the field. "We have good defense, potentially good hitting, good pitchingl not outstanding, but very good.l said Erickson."We won't get many strikeouts, so we will have to field well." The squad had to do more than field well this season, especially in regional play, with a possibility of Newton, North, Northwest and Carroll fighting for a state bid.Erickson's outlook on the season is a good one. "We can go as far and do as well as the girls want to. It is my responsibility as a coach to see my team is the best team it can be. And we will! But we have a way to go." So as long as the weather holds out, the last part of the season should just be as good as the first. "Batting is a challenge because it takes a lot of con centration to make everything click," said junior Becky Seibel. v 3 l K .iff . -- . J' I A as rgssk. , .Q.bSLF V K K Q - - s ' E if is . slz- t it 'Q ,g f cg N he ,.,,. A if 2,5 s, t .-fri .. 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A A if A 'C ll i f if 1, . .3 Y 3 v E xt ,,,,,,,,...-.V gon- ..'- varsity softball KMC 1613 North 3'2 1 Derby 1 1 -0 South East 11-1 Valley Center 31.0 Softball 19 Emporia 204 0 20-10 .- Softball-ifronti Sherry Koehn, Kelly Clark, Elyse Funk, Diane Brooks, Stephanie Gasaway, Roni Gonzales, Janelle Gaddert, Vicki'Smitn, Kim Melcher, Patti Schommer isecondj manager Carmen Wiruth, Kim Gay, Nicole Triggs, Cim Smith, Jamie Thomas, Lori Pauls, Becky Seibel, ilefti "First base is an exciting position to Dlay be- cause you are almost always in on the play," said senior Janelle Gadclert. ibottomi Baseball coach Rick Whitfield finds that coaching is not always an easy job. 1 Sonya Svaty, Alisa Ferrell, Christy Siemens. manager Sandy Moulds iThirdi Coach Roger Erickson, Janelle Rau, Carol Cooper, Valerie Valle, Nikki Tharp, Shannon Brown, Michelle Stuart, Chrissy Troxell, assistant coach Doris Shelly. iseball ifrontj Aaron Kern, Fred Smith, Paul ills, Darrin Werries, Jose Ramos, Gilbert Solis. oy Girrens, Brad Sneed, Todd Steinman lsecondi yce Buller, Cory Ingram, Alex Martinez, Mike rhr, Brian Miller, Warren Koehn, Randy athews, Todd Langenhorst, Tim Boese, Mike ample ithirdi Ronnie Mclntyre, Todd Sturgeon, . N 1 5 l N ', Shawn Lawerence, David Neinstead, Ron Lackey, Dan Benninghoff, Steve Bacon, Roman Vega, Jim Schrieber, David Watkins lbacki assistant coach Micheal Doerkson, Danny Lewis, Brian Franz, Stan Pauls, John Winslow, Micheal Janzen, Devin Floatman, assistant coach Mitch Boese, coach Rick Whitfield. Varsity baseball 8-1 Winfieid 1 8-7 Ark City 4-0 EI Dorado J.V. baseball 14-6 El Dorado 1 Spfifig sports!111 Ramsay. sf we Boys Swimming- ffronti manager Michelle Jantz, manager Alice Workman, Tracy Sprier, Craig Claassen, Cary Stahly, manager Siscarol Lee, lsecondi Greg Hinz, Jon Andreas, Brandy Sizemore, Gerald Hahn, Danny Suderman, Troy Sprier, Alan Lehman, Paul Talbert, Qbacki David Schrag, Anthony Sandoval, Christ Carroll, Doug Stucky, Kevin Caffrey, David McCammond, Richard Grace. QQ .. 4 Abby Keyes, sophomore, said, "This year we've been lifting weights, which has helped me improve my freestyle time." Doug Stucky, junlor, sald,"lt's difficult to learn the dives, but once you learn how, the dives themselves are easy. l'm working to perfect my dives, so that I can go to State next year." 112!Swimming Girls Swimming- ffronfi Jami Davls, Alisa Stucky, Ali Sizemore, Rachel Dirks, Jennifer- Richards, Elizabeth Whlllock, C.C. Cox, lsecondj Diona Swlckard, Becky Matles, Lisa Adrlan, Cristy Garcia, Ann Morris, L.ori Wedel, Abby Keyes, Tanna Stucky Alice Workman. Sheila Ewert, Paula Miller, Pam Miller, fb-acky Coach Terri EIQGF, Coach Kim Frey, manager Becci McCormack, man- ager Jeremy Hammond, Yvette Wheland, Jlll Beach, Cynthia Bauer, Kim Shane, Sandy Demmick, Karla Silvernaie, Becky Haas, Deborah Kingsley W Q Nix xwblx WX S are Q ' 9 as as siiskisgtaw New. mr WIMMINQ blocks you have to have a good start because some ofthe Y8Ce5 BYE UECIGGCI by tenths ofa second Kim Shane, senior, said, "When you go off the 1 V1 Fo R qo T0 STATE ust like a roller coaster, the boys swim team had its - good times and bad times. Coach Margie Knupp said, We've had a up and down year." Some of we swimmers, however, got off the ride at we right time. David Schrag, junior, quali- ed for state in the 50-meter freestyle and we 100-meter freestyle. Brandy Sizemore, ophomore, qualified for state in the 200- meter medley and the 400-meter freestyle. This was the first year that a relay team ad to have a qualifying time to go to state. he relay team of Sizemore, Schrag, Troy prier, senior, and David Saab, freshman, ianaged to beat the qualifying time and lake it to state. Knupp concluded by saying ,JP V-ii ...Se s 1 .0 T s that everyone showed a lot of improvement and saw some stiff competition. The girls swim team started a weight lifting program this year. They lifted weights everyday for the first six weeks, then three times per week, except for the day before a meet. Coach Terri Elder said that the pro- gram improved strength which made for faster times. Elder listed team strengths as team spirit, working to potential and the depth of the squad. Yvette Whelan, senior broke the school record for 100-meter breaststroke with a time of 1:22.1. Other records broken were freshman 100-meter breaststroke i1.23l by Ali Sizemore and freshman 200- meter individual medley 13:01.11 by Jami Davis. ,wwtfss butterfly ls tough because It takes a lot out That's why most people don't like to do it. chaIlenge," sald Craig Claassen, junior. 3rd W 3rd 2nd 2nd 3rd Swimming!113 inls Uniden New pnoq RAM eniors, seniors, where for art thou seniors? is what the track coaches could be ask- ing. With only six seniors and five juniors, the boys track team will be relying on a strong showing from underclass- men. The low turn-out, however did not sur- prise boy's track Coach Bud Akin. Akin said, "I'm not surprised by the low junior and senior turn-out, because these classes have been low since their freshman year." Unlike Akin, girI's track Coach Marvin Estes sees the number of girls out as a Girls track- qfrontl Brianna Stark, Kathy Hake, Kelly Peterson, Becky McCall, Robin Franz, Karla Ford, Sharon Regier, Shelley Schmidt, Jill Unruh, Qsecondj Cherry Ellis, Melanie Oliver, Michelle Cornelson, Diane Frey, Regina Herrod, Angela Grimm, Kelli Harper, Raquel Curiel, Lori MCA!- lister, Jackie Schon, Lisa Capel, Allison Hughes, Regina Myrick, fthirclj Coach Randy Toile, Mitze Plummer, Tamie Stackley, Whitney Herring, Beth strength, other strengths include middle dis- tance, long jump and a good freshman class. The team's weakness is lack of experience, due to lack of numbers in the junior and senior class, but Estes is optimistic towards the senior class. He said, "Our seniors are do- ing a great job of leading and we are-hopeful this will pay off by the end of the season." This being Estes' first year of coaching track at NHS, many changes were made. One of the biggest changes is in philosophy towards the long range goals so effects may not be immediately seen. Rogers, Stephanie Burns, Tawn McAllister, Teresa Tubach, Marianne Curlel, Jolynn Hiebert, Darla English, Lori Preheim, Karen Salsbury, Pam Myrick, ibackj Coach Jim Erb, manager Jennifer Luginbill, Jill Ferguson, Shara Regier, Christine Musser, Sara Friesen, Stacy Nicholson, Christine Baugh, Michelle Lamar, Dorothy Bard, Kerri Porter, Kim Richards, manager Duwan Taylor, Coach Marvin Estes. have K K- ,AFT . - . , st we - Boys Track- ifrontj Eric Smith, Chad Dove, Cary Stahly, Alex Torrez, Travis Krehblel, Carl Helrlch, fsecondl Troy Solis, J.J. Miller, Trent Bair, Jeff Wyss, Craig Hargett, Paul Ainsworth, Drew Stark, Matt Hollingshead, fthirdl Coach Bud Akin, Pat Wyss, Paul Tafolla, Mike Merritt, Mark Akin, David Learned, Mark Shane, Paul Talbert, Jason Rowley, Chris Cooper, Coach Larry Barnhardt, Qfourthl 1 14!Track manager Michelle Smith, Matt Smith, Jerry Ains- worth, Chris Krell, Mike Valdez, Eric Hanchett, Chris Wilcox, Dale Guhr, Mike Monarez, Gary Kirkpatrick, manager Jeff Breon, Qbackl Coach Ralph Malin, manager Lora Martinez, Jim Neusted, Chl'lS Moore, Derek Nl8dS6l'l, Tl'Oy Wllll8l'Y'lS, fT1al"la- ger Steve G ronau. Dale Guhr, junior, said, "I ran indoor track in thi winter so l could keep in shape between cros country and Spring track." S ,511 is .mm N Karla Ford, senior, said, "The funny thing abou this picture is I hit my knee and wiped out." X wx ZZ! t K X si' .,:Q, f ! fi 1 is 7 If :br 'iris Krell, senior, isecond from leftl said, "The Jason Rowley, sophomore, Krell, Mike Valdez, art is one ofthe most important things in sprints, senior and Albert Johnson, sophomore, practlce icause a good start can cut up to a second off their starts from the blocks. fur time." s Truck ftopj Robin Franz, junior, said, "Everytime I jump l'm afraid l'll miss the mat, but Estes says lt's impossible." ibottoml Jeff Wyss, freshman, sald, "Consist- ency is important in long jumplng, you have to make sure you get your step right on the scratch board." Track!115 l"" K l T AVL and state recognition Golf Golf- Girls state scores- Senior Marie Baugh- 90 Junior Joanie Rucker- 94 Junior Jamie Mai- 100 Sophomore Lisa Adrian- 112 Sophomore Christine Baugh- 115 State- Eighth place Football Football- First team AVL- seniors Steve Raberf Rob Watkinsf' Dan Benninghofff' Tim Stauffer, Ken Cherryholmes, Jay Franz, Troy Girrens, Brad Sneed and iunior Mike Plummer Second team AVL- Junior Miles Harvey, Benninghoff, also selected to play in the Shrine Bowl All-Class- Haber, Benninghoff Ail-State second team- Benninghoff Team AVL- First place Cross-Country Cross-Country- Girls first team- Sophomore Jolynn Hiebert and junior Lori Schmidt Second team AVL- Junior Sherry Koehn Team AVL- Second place Girls state results- Senior Lisa Capel- 54th Senior Lori McAllister- 38th Junior Kelly Clark- 48th Junior Sherry Koehn- 45th Junior Lori Schmidt- 27th Sophomore Jolynn Hiebert- 21st Freshman Racquel Curiel- 74th Team state-Sixth place Boys first team AVL- Junior Mike Monarez Second team AVL- Junior Dale Guhr, senior Wes Kruse, and freshman Roman Vega Team AVL- Second place Boys state results- Senior Wes Kruse- 29th Senior Chris Rangel- 47th Junior Dale Guhr- 18th Junior Mike Monarez- 21st Freshman Todd Stineman- 31st Freshman Troy Williams- 63rd Freshman Roman Vega- 30th Team state- Fourth place volleyball Volleyball First team AVL: Senior Janelle Gadd- ert and junior Elyse Funk Team AVL- Co-champs Basketball Basketball- Girls first team AVL: Funk' All-State second team: Funk Team AV L- Fourth place Boys first team AVL: Senior Jay Franz' Honorable mention AVL: Senior Matt Washburn Honorable mention All-Class: Franz Team AVL- Fifth place , Wrestling Wrestling- Senior Chris Rangel, third at state Senior Larry Thompson, second at state Team state- Flangel, Thompson, senior Willie Crea- mer and freshman Mike Guhr placed fourteenth S w lm min g Swimming- Boys- Sophomore David Schrag qual- ified for state in the 50 meter and 100 meter freestyle Sophomore Brandy Sizemore- Qualified in 200 medly and 400 freestyle Relay team- Qualified for state- Sizemore, Schrag, Troy Sprier senior, David Saab freshman 'Linanimous selection- I 116!State -" ' ' L n u ST TE feven iNCURAblE or years doctors have been baffled by its effects on coaches, players, parents and the student body. Out- breaks usually occur at the end of the sea- son, but the latest medical reports show that it is a virus that lies dormant throughout the year and does not take full effect until about a week before sub-state. Sweaty hands and nervous twitches are the first signs of state fever. individuals have known to be cured only through competing in the state tour- nament and doing their best. That is exactly what this page is about. But sometimes your best is not enough, like the football team's loss to KMC, or the boys basketball defeat in the first round of the sub-state tournament at the hands of Mc- Pherson. Buhler proved to be the spoilers for both the girls volleyball and basketball teams in sub-state play. Just as gymanstics and girls tennis failed to qualify anyone for state. Failing to make the state tournament does not mean the season was a failure by any stretch of the imagination, it only means your best was not good enough. The boys and girls cross-country teams were not weak by any standards. It was the girl's eighth straight trip to the state meet and the boys' fifth. The girls placed sixth and the boys nailed down the fourth place spot. Continuing the wrestling tradition wer seniors Chris Rangel and Larry Thompsor Rangel placed third and Thompson, in que: of his second state championship, place second. The team of Rangel, Thompsor senior Willie Creamer and freshman Mik Guhr placed 14th in the state, The girls' golf team seems to be starting new tradition under first year coach Mauric Benninga. For the first time ingirls' golf hi tory, the entire team was sent to state an finished eighth place. Although the football team missed goil to state by one game, who could deny th, they were one of the best teams in 51 Their undefeated record of 7-0 in the AV and an overall record of 8-1 made them or of the most successful teams NHS has evl had. l For only the second time in girls' freshmi history a team went undefeated. The fil time was in the '80-'81season. This yeal team had a record of 16-0. A feat mar dream of but few achieve. So hats off to all the Railer engines th could and did. For some, state fever w quickly remedied by success. For the unfc tunate others, they can only hope for pai less side effects. State fever is an epidem that will never be cured, only slight controlled. i S Bottomy "We have a strong tradition at Newton, when V6 take a wrestler to state, he usually places," said wrestling oach Jack Thaw. Thompson Ueftl placed second and Range! Jok third place honors at the state tournament.ileftJ The :am of Kristi KOSYFISY Jamie lVlai, Joanie Rucker iback rowl larie Baugh, Christy Baugh and rnot picturedl Lisa Adrian laced eighth at the state golf meet. "Our first goal was to ualify for state which we did and we also played well at Cate," said CO8Ci'l lVlaUl'lCe Beflnlga. -it -is "We knew we could place fairly high in both fthe guys and girlsj competitions: so we set our minds to the task and did it," said cross- country coach Ron CaDDS. The girls team of ifrontj Raquel Curiel, Lisa Capel, Kelly Clark, Sherry Koehn, Jolynh Hiebert, Lori lVlcAlIister, and Lori Schmidt placed sixth at state while the guys team of ihack rowp Troy Williams, Todd Steinman, Mike lvlonarcz, Chris Rangel, Roman Vega, Dale Guhr and Wes Kruse took fourth place. it lasically l think the boys worked hard and swam to their potential," said boys swimming coach argie Knupp. "They swam as welll as expected." avid Saab, Brandy Sizemore, Davidschrag, Troy Sprier, and Tony Schlrer qualified for state in their respective events. Schrag-50 and 100 meter freestyle, Sizemore-200 medly and 400 freestyle, Schrier falternatej, Sprier, Saab, Schrag and Size- more- relay team. Seniors Danny Benninghoff and Steve Raber grabbed All-Class and All-State honors along with AVL recognition helping the team to a 7-0 AVL record. "We were sucessful because of team unity and hard work," said AVL Coach-of-theffear Ron Gould. "Danny and Steve were exceptionally hard workers and excellent leaders." Statefl 17 School can be a place where friends get together and have a good time. Seniors Callie Loyd and Kay Gering joke around during break. S ruf- Karen Saisbery and Lorie Preheim, sophomores, display their bedtime attire while dresshg for pajama day during Winter Sports Week. Jan Wiebe, Jiil Weigand and Lisa Capei boogie down at a school dance Ne Senior STUCO members Vicki Smith and Steve Raber show the senior class goal in raising money for the Centennial Endowment Fund. Weather To Close During the cold winter months when traveling was nearly impossible, some times you wondered if you were going to ,have to get up and go to school. So you got up and turned on the radio and listened to your school closing. lt was an easy procedure, one that took no time at all. But is wasn't for Clark Whiting, Superintendent of Newton Public Schools, Dis- trict 373, who decided whether it was safe to travel safely to school. "This is a decision that you can't appoint a committee to study, or you can't table it to the next meeting. You have to decide in a two-hour span," lVlr. Whiting said. Keeping in mind two main objectives, lVlr. Whiting was con- cerned for the safety of the school and keeping the school in operation if at all feasible. Giving information to lVlr. Whiting about rural conditions was Evan Johnson who used visual ob- servations in Walton area and reports from'bu-s drivers in other areas. Keith Peak reported on conditions at NHS, Chisolm, 12th Street and downtown area by 6:30 a.m. or earlier. Richard Tonjes contacted Bob Parks about street conditions and snow removal plans and reported this between 6:30 and 6:40 a.m. If a decision was made to close school, then lVlr. Whiting or Karen Pulaski wouid call KOEZ-KJRG by 7 with the decision. This information was given to principals and other stations as time permits. Still thinking as all of this is an easy job? Well the question is answered. Getting up and finding the information is the easy job for the student. Remember Nlr. Whiting takes care of all the rest. Superlntendent Clark Whlflng looks over the School Policy Svstem. Dr. Fred Saab reads over material concerning out Newton School system, one of his jobs as assistant superintendent is working with curriculum. Christmas decorations bring everybody's atten tion to the stairway, here Dr. Fred Saab ad. mires the Christmas tree. usiness Manager, Richard Tonjes, studies the school fi- BFICE. L--V re 'aries of Central Office are: Front How, Karen Pulaski, Jeanne Smiley, Mary Ann White Si ' ,md Row, Cheryl Smith, Glenda Triplett and Kim Fiessinger. Third Rowg Teresa Holdeman ,ii ef' 'fx' :WV 11 -in .IQ in iv --Q 1' 5 i 2 of the many jobs of being superintendent is Whiting gives his approval with his signature. vroving school business. Here Supt. Clark A La Carte Honored Newton High's lunch program received special honors this year. Our a la carte program seems to be something out of the ordinary. A la carte meaning that you put your meal together dish by dish, getting only what you wish to eat and paying for each item separately. The a la carte, "Has helped upgrade our fiscal picture and our particiaption figures," states lVlrs. Abney. The regular lunch participation was not affected to a large degree. An average of 200 customers per day are served from the a la carte line. At least 150 of these students and staff members were persons not participating in the school lunch program prior to the addition of the a la carte line. The YAC members help choose menu items that will satisfy student demand. Some items are sold with a very small profit made while others, such as milkshakes, have a larger profit. According to lVlrs. Abney, besides helping the financial stability of the school food service, "The a la carte line also creates very good public relations with students and staff." 5 if ,.. s - A A ii ..- g M We ' "' da if sf' Steve Williams and Gary Sneed members of the School Board test The school lunch. I x Secretaries: Attendance, Elesa Garcia: Vocational Secretary, Lois Penne Receptlonlst, Raylene Woolseyg Administrative Secretary, Vickie Hi NOT PICTURED: Counseling Secretary, Jean Schroeder, Bookeepe Nancy Mclfarlene rs: rv Fw. Kitchen Staff- ifrontl Katherine LaCoss, Selma Klassen, lVlaryAnn Mille Betty Schmidt, Delia Schroeder fsecondj Elda Schrag, Barbara Stephe Elizabeth Baker, Annie Martinez, Aldine Funk Cthirdl Donella Lai Barbara Whitmoore, Betty Sims lbackj Dorothy Schill Dorothy Pea Virginia Abney, Betty Stein Kirchner, Joann Banks. Custodians- qfrontj Harold Will, Delores Cook, LaFonda Brown, New Lasiter lbackj Elsie Jackson, ODal Reddick, Sandra Sweany K 3 'X :ff-. fix S Q .mwnuwm aylene Woolsey, receptionist, thumbs through a phone book. it 'Nw 5 easel Q The duties of a custodian extend longer than just during school hours as Don Dickson finds out when he sweeps during half-time ata basketball game. Selma Klassen helps prepare food for the lunch hour. MARIDENE AKIN' Home Econornics, Y.A.C, MELVIN KBUDI AKIN1 Science, Football, Boys Tranlf KATHLENE ASI-IBY1 Language Arts, Foreign Language, German Club, National Honoi Society ROSEMARY BLAIR: D.E.C.A. BETTY BAKE H- School Nurse LARRY BARNHARI Business Education, Football, Boys Tiacv DWIGHT BECKI-IAM' Nlusit, MAURICE BENNINQ-A Industrial Education, Photography, Girls Golf, Boys Golf RON CAPPS: Math- ematics, Cross-Country LYNN DAVIS: Social Science DON GUINN: Assist- ant Principal, Voca- tional Coordinator PEARL KURR: As- Sistant Principal, Acti- vities Director, Pep Club JIM LEWIS: Assistant Principal, Athletic Director LINDA DAVIS: Counselor JAN REBER: Coun- selor, Railerettes SONDRA STEIBEN: Counselor DON WI LLSON' PYIIWCIDBI Teachers work after 3 Students often have strange ideas about zachers. They think of teachers as lacking uman characteristics and being capable f performing only in a class room. These leas, however, are incorrect. Many teach- 's have otherwjobs outside of teaching. Since this is a farming area, it is not sur- Irising that many teachers farm for a se- ond job. lvan Schirer, math teacher, and lan Randall, math teacher, each raise rops. Doug Janke, vocational education, as horses and Chuck Engel, science eacher, raises sheep. Some teachers have jobs that have de- veloped from their hobbies. For instance Jan Preston, English teacher, sells her pho- tographs and Keith Woolery, band teacher, has his own band. Other teachers have a second job doing what they do best-teaching. Joanne Supernois, vocational education, for ex- ample, gives piango lessons and Annette Thornton, French instructor, gives ballet lessons. Phil Scott, social teacher, instructs a Hunter's Safety Course and Charles Triggs, social teacher, teaches Drivers Ed to adults. lon Gould, English teacher and Don Willson, principal get caught goofing off. gg, X- -cbs DARLENE DICK: Lan guage Arts TERESA QTERRIJ ELDER: Physical Edu- CHARLES KCHUCKI ENG EL: Science ROGER ERICKSON: Business Education, O.E.A., Jr., Softball, Football MARVIN ESTES: Science, Girls Track, Boys Basketball, Foot- ball WENDV ESTE5: Indi- vidualized Instruction Resource Center KEN FRANZ: Indus- trlal Education, Assist- ant Athletic Director, Rod and Gun FRANCIS FUNK: ln- dustrial Education RON GOULD: Lan- guage Arts, N-Club, Football GARY GREEN: Voca- tional Education FELIX GRIMMETT: Physical Education, N-Club, BOYS Basket- ball, Boys Tennis KURT HARDER: So- cial Science, Girls Bas- ketball CINDY l-IARMS: Sci- ence, Volleyball DEBORAH HEFLEY: Special Education, We Can JAN HOBERECHT: Media Sclence, College Bowl, Usheresttes DOUG JANKE: Voca- tional Education, F.F.A. GERALD KIGER: Music STEVE MCCALL: Vocational Education, Wrestling NANCY MEIROW- SKY: Horne Econ- omics, F.l-l.A. BILL MILLS: Voca- tionalliducatlon , Auto Mechanics JEAN MITCHELL: Mathematics, National Honor Society DONALD MOLGREN: Vocational Education JOY MOORE: Science, Aviation Club CINDY NAPPER: Special Education CLARENCE NILES: Mathematics GLADYS NILES: Media Science PATRICIA OLAIS: Art GWEN PHILLIPS: Special Education .JAN PRESTON: Language Arts, Railer Connections, Writers Anonymous LARRY PRESTON: Art JOE RAMIREZ: Foreign Language, Spanish Club DAN RANDALL: Mathematics EDIE SAYLOR: Business Education IVAN SCHIRER: Mathematics JOY SCHIRER: Language Arts Steve McCall, auto mechanics teacher, discusses parts of an engine with his aLltO l'T'l6Cl'13l'1iC5 CIBSS. A Q 7,- x"5"ef N Q-Q.. , E .f f . t . Q 3- Q L S I xt 3, X . X, m ii 'I I N to I 3316 , W, Q, naar oger Erickson, Business teacher takes a break while grading papers. - lf.. li TOM ZOOK: Language Arts, Thespians MARY ANNE SIEFKES: Journalism MARTHA SMITH: Special Education TONV SOPER: Social Science, Chess FLOYD SOWERS: Special Education, Boys' Basketball CHRISTINE STEINER: Home Economics, H.E.R,O. ALDEN STRATTON: Language Arts CRAIG SULLIVAN: Language Arts, For- ensics JOANNE SUPERNOIS: Vocational Education, O.E.A. KRISTEN SWART- ZENDRUBER: Special Education, Girls' Tennis TIM SWARTZEN- DRUBER: Physical Education, Boys' Bas' ketball, Football NOEL SYLVESTER: Music, Football JACK THAW: Social Science, Wrestling ANNETTE THORN- TON: Foreign Lan- guage, French Club CHARLES TRIGGS: Social Science, Student Council BARBARA UM- SCHEID: Mathematics VIRGINIA VANIS: Language Arts JAN WILKEY: Phy- sical Education, Volley- ball KEITH WOOLERV: Music, PED Band CAROLYN WYSS: Special Education fn ,q Seniors "intently" watch the grand opening ceremonies the Railer 100 year. W S T UCO progresses through the ye ars The first student council was formed in 1919. According to the 1920 yearbook, "Rodeo,' "Believing that self control is one of the most worth- while as well as one of the most difficult lessons to be learned, and believing that this organization might improve the spirit of the school, by fostering co- operation between students and faculty, this organi- zation was established. H This first council was organized to include a boys 'and a girls council composed of 12 members each. Today the student council has grown to be one of the biggest organizations around. The student council was formed mainly to help the student body with the problems related to school. Today, however, its purpose has changed. For in- stance in 1957 STUCO determined that the football players should pick the Homecoming royalty, where- as today it is the whole student body who chooses. ln 1920 the student council was responsible for enforcing rules. ln 1984 and 1985 the student council's purpose was to help communication be- tween students and administration. The first STUCO was organized in 1919. lt consisted of a group of 22 people, 12 boy. and 10 girls. P' Eg. ,F M-A , ,, V f fi? T We Mr 'A .4g.,s-F ,Senior STUCO officers Troy Girren, boys repre. dent, enjoy some Halloween goblins at a STUCO sentativeg Lori Brown, girls representativep Todd WGGUHQ. N01 DiCfUY9f1l Mike GOGUNQQ SSCYGIBYY- Nlathes, vice Dresidentg and Vicki Smith, pregi- treasurer, Natalie Abney Lisa Abrahams IVIark Akin Mark Albin Aaron Anderson Donovan Arrowsmith Mike Bainurn Dorothy Bard David Barker Cynthia Bauer lVlarie Baugh Danny Benninghoff Jeff Berger Dick Bevan Bridget Birkle Brenda Boese Chuck Boley Carmella Bond Jim Brandevveide Jeff Brer' Kelly Bretches Diane Brooks Yvonne Brouillard Cheryl Brown Greg Brown James Brown Lori Brov: 1 Susan Brown Eric Buller Sandee Buller Cheryl Burkett Michelle Burns psf 'ff'-rt' K K Fred Cain Darin Calbert Nikki Callaway Alice Campbell Brad Campbell Lisa Capel Amanda Carper .lohn Carper Centennial Facts for Fun ln the last century the yearbook had eight ifferent narnes which include "The Mirror," 'The Afterglow," "High School Annual," iNewtone," "Rodeo," "Newtonian," "The 'owl," and since 1945 "The Railroaderf' luring the same period of time the name of he newspaper remained "The Newtonian." Each class used to have class colors, then urple and gold were chosen for school olors. Sometime after 1928 the school olors changed to black and gold. ln 1903 telephones were added to the :hool and a truant officer was appointed. ln 1904 Samuel Greenbaum graduated 'om Newton High School. He established rchitect firm in Kansas City, and in 1914 he ras the building architect for the Railroad 'id Loan Building. In 1905 NHS was awarded a silver medal Pr a school display at the Louisiana Pur- wase Exposition in St. Louis, MO. This was we second such medal awarded to a school. ln 1913 the first PTA was formed. The boy's basketball team took state for ie first time in 1916. ln 1919-1920 the first student council was formed. ln 1925 Jessie L. Dickinson was probably the first black to graduate from NHS. While in Newton he sang with the High School Glee Club and attended Bethel College. Dickinson was in the House of Representa- tives in lndiana for six terms and the State Senate in lndiana for two terms. He has a middle school and a high school named for him in South Bend, lnd. ln 1913 Robert Rayburn graduated from NHS Rayburn won first in National Orator- ical Contest in Washington, D.C He was president of Wheaton College. ln 1932 Willard Goheen graduated. He was a Federal Judge for antitrust laws. Barbara Claassen Smucker, author of children's books, graduated in 1932. Tom Walker, Kansas Representative, and Alf Shrader, Chief Justice of Kansas, grad- uated NHS in 1933. ln 1938 Ernie Unruh graduated from NHS. Ernie was a Kansas Representative for 20 years. ln 1949 "The Newtonian" won an All American Rating. Railerettes, the girl's letter club, was or- ganized in 1970. The girls could letter in basketball, gymnastics, tennis, and track. The first annual Sadie Hawkins Dance was in 1971. The class of 1973 was the last to graduate in the old high school on West Broadway. 1973 brought the first woman admin- istrator. The 1975 yearbook was the first in NHS history with color pictures. The class of 1977 was the first class go attend all four years in the new school building, 1978 was the first year a king was crowned for Homecoming. ln 1981 Chris Anderson and "The Danger Boys" produced two movies, "A Tressle Too Close," and "ApocaIyspe Wow." ln 1984 Air Bands were first introduced. Nlisti Chambers Ken Cherryholmes Jay Christensen Patty Collins Brent Coppock Greg Cornwell Willie Creamer Vickie Crump Ei R-Siler Srlifit at fOOtDBll QSVWBS WHS high 85 the Buster t-shirts and buttons in hopes for a Crusa Cheerleaders let loose some black and qold balloons upset and a trip to state, The record Crowd I at the Kaoaun game. Students bought KBDGUD disappointed as the Railers were defeated 23-6 fa A l .6-9' -'T' Daina Davis Lora Davis Brent Dean Renee Domme Anna Dudte Sherry Dunnahoo Stanley Dyck Kathy Embry Eric Ericson Jody Faris Sharon Faul Jody Fields Becky Foiles Cami Ford Karla Ford Kurt Ford Stephanie Frank Jay Franz Kelly Franz Artie Friesen Darin Friesen Janelle Gaeddert Kevin Gaede Denise Garrett Stephanie Gasavvay Brad Genring Kay Gering Amy Girard Troy Girrens lVlike Goering lVlark Gonzales Roni-Gonzalez Steve Gronau Bryan Grosch Nancy Hackney Gerald Hahn Evy Hansen Scott Harder lVlatt Harms Helena Harris 1 i . , V' ' 9 an if 3 Lisa Haxton Karen Heidel Sheryl Heine Tim Henson Keith Herring Regina Herrod Manuel Hertvveck Dynette Hiebert Lori Hiebert lVlichelIe Higgins David Hill lVlark Hill Andrea Hole Sheryl Holmes Tracy Hopkins Shavvnda Hughes Terri Hunt Tony Johns Jerry Johnson Joanne Juhnke Tim Kasper Kim Kaufman Shaun Kessler Carolyn Klassen Joy Koch Teresa Krehbiel Chris Krell Wes Kruse Carolyn Kurtz Michelle Lasiter David Learned Linette Liggett Q X3 - if ' N- if Seniors sum it up Each graduating class has special memories that will be cher- ished for a long time. lVlost memories will be good, but there will also be bad memories. Some events the class as a whole will remember, such as B-row and senior alley, the football season of the senior year, and the Kapaun game lwhich we all wish we could forgetl. Who can forget getting up at the crack of dawn just to take a four hour ACT test? And everyone who had lVlr. Andrews as a junior will surely remember his Class. Each individual has special memories. "l'm going to remember taking Amanda Carper's place in the marching band at the Home- coming game," commented Vicki Smith. lVlary Schill remembers when she was a freshman. Her friend got in trouble in the lunch room for popping a milk carton. Jeff Breon said he will remember lVlr. Akin'sVbiology class and sports, especially the Kapaun game. According to Amanda Carper one of the things she'll remember most is getting minuses in chemistry and physics. IVlarie Baugh said that she'll remember going to state in golf. And her freshman year when she and her friends got together and their parents told them not to invite boys over and not to take the car,- and they did both. Maybe the best memory will be class friendships. Through- out the four years in high school, and maybe even longer, many strong bonds were created that promise to last a long time. .- ..A.. . Dorothy Bard, senior, cools down with a piece of watermelon after the Atn Park Watermelon Feed for the fall sports. This has become an annual e in which the community is invited to see the Railer athletes. 431 M M- -- 4 . V K' 'ii' ' , , x K f f' fi' 3 Shirk and Keith Herring, seniors, use their let talent in preparing some hot dogs for the all, volleyball and cheerleader cookout. Marty Loane Callie Loyd Tria Nlachmer Kim Marshall Todd Nlathes Shannon Nlayer Lori IVlcAIlister Marci lVIcCurdy Tony IVlcCurdy Holly lVlcDiffett Karen McKenzie Darcie IVlesserIi Del IVIiIIer Emery Miller Roger Miller Eric Nloeder Richard Monares Brian Moore Edward Morace David Morrison Rhonda Moser Nancy Murray Becky Musser Scott Neufeld Rose Noyes Kindra Nye Carrie Peaney Kevin Fenner Kim Pennington Marla Perez Nix 'nw- NA Er W i i 4 5000 Junior Ed Fayette and seniors, Tony Roni Gonzalez and Sharon Regier D6 Brett Shirk into buying donuts during 'Q 41 Na- -'L' 'S E! i 3 i,.,hf'n .M 6, S2 3? rs raised money for the Centennial Ed- in Endowment Fund. Mitzi Plummer Vickie Pursinger Steve Raber Rosa Ramos Chris Range! Shelly Raskopf Glenda Ratcliff Sharon Regier Sherry Regier Vickie Regier Jennifer Reid Janene Reimer Stacey Rhoades Richard Rinehart Steve Roberson Gilbert Rodriguez Cory Rover Marc Sattler Alvin Savage Mary Schill Tony Schirer Dana Seymour Kim Shane Kent Sheriff Danny Sherry Brett Shirk Brenda Shumate Marty Simmons Carol Smith Doug Smith Geron Smith Sheri Smith Vicki Smith Brad Sneed ,4 HS diplomas During the past century many families have moved in and out of Newton. Some families, however, have stayed in Newton, and their de- scendents chose to stay close to home. Because of this several students who graduated in 1985 are the third and fourth generation to graduate from NHS. This brought about some inter- esting family and school histories. Amy Girard was the third generation to grade Jate from NHS. Her grandmother, Virginia Scott, attended junior high in the building that s now Lincoln School. She graduated in 1935 and taught school in Newton for 21 years. Jirginia taught at McKinley and Sunset. She 'vas the principal substitute which meant that ,he taught for one-half the day, while the Jrincipal taught the other half. She taught ixth grade at Chisholm, and for the last nine rears of her teaching career Virginia taught Title I Reading Center at Roosevelt. This :ourse was for those who needed special help n reading. Virginia had three children all of whom raduated from NHS. Barbara lGirardl grad- lated in 1962, John Martin graduated in 1965 nd Joella lLockl graduated in 1968. John is a conductor for the Santa Fe Rail- oad. Barbara and Joella both teach school oella taught in Newton for eight years. larbara has been teaching with the gifted pro- ram in Newton since 1978. all i n the family Amy lGirardl, Barbara's daughter, graduated in 1985. When asked if she would follow in her grandmother's, aunt's, and mother's foot- steps and become a teacher, she said no she would become a journalist. Anna Dudte was the fourth generation to graduate from NHS. Anna's great grandmother latter whom Anna was namedl was Anna Matilda Tangeman Dudte, she graduated in 1902. She married John Dudte. Anna and John had a son Fred, who grad- uated in 1932. Fred was on the Vocational Agriculture Judging Team when he attended NHS Fred married Hazel Williams who also graduated from NHS lin 1934l Four of her brothers and sisters also graduated from NHS. Fred and Hazel had a son Michael who graduated in 1959. Michael taught at Starkey Developmental Center in Vllichita, a school for mentally handicapped adults. He has been the assistant Director at Starkey for 17 years. John, son of Michael lnamed after Anna Matilda Tangeman Dudte's husbandl grad- uated in 1983. He is receiving a degree in business. Anna, daughter of Michael graduated in 1985. She will study interior design. Gilbert Solis Diana Griffie Soller Cheryl Soper John Spillane Rhonda Spradlin Troy Spreier Rory Stahly Briana Stark Tim Stauffer Todd Sturgeon Robyn Svvem Charlie Tallman Terry Thavv Christina Thomas Dena Thomas Larry Thompson Fran Tompkins Connie Unruh Sandy Unruh lVlike Valdez Cassie Walin lVlatt Washburn Rob Watkins Dionne Wegele Jill Weigand Darin Werries Yvette Whelan Jan Wiebe 1 317' K .,. F, .ug I 9' . Fx: -A - 'V - Top picture: i-oreign exchange students get a taste of country life as they hit the trail for a hayrack ride. change students enioy some rather "bl7Z3V9"AVUEVlC6l1 games. ,I L, , . yrs. ' x s, , 1 1 X r Lv. HQ, albert, junior, "goes ape" as he is fooled into eating a of bananas at a foreign exchange student party. A chan ge for foreign students For most students, the senior year is spent participating in many activities with close friends. Some students, hovvever, choose to spend their senior year differently. They travel thousands of miles from home to go to school. NHS continues to send students for foreign study as vvell as having exchange stud' ents attend school here, This year four exchange students vvere in our student body. Stephanie Frank vvas from Krefeld in Nordrhein Westfalen iVVest Germanyl. Stephanie enjoys horseback riding and playing the recorder. She became interested in coming to America through a friend vvho had been an exchange student. Gerald Hahn vvas from Springe which is near Hannover in Niedersachsen iVVest Germanyl. He enjoys photography. Gerald QOI involved in the exchange program through his English class. Evy Hansen vvas from Copenhagen, Sealand Denmark. Her hobbies are listening to music, volleyball, babysitting and photography. She decided to come to the U.S. after she savv an article about the exchange program in the nevvspaper. lVlanuel Hertvveck vvas from Remagen-Kripp lWest Germanyl. He enjoys skiing, tennis, soccer, literature and music. lVlanuel would like to return here after graduation and attend college. This year Nancy Hackney attended a foreign school in Norderstedt iVVest Germanyl. Nancy vvas interested in foreign study so she applied to go and her application vvas accepted. She and three others from Kansas then went to study abroad. This type of study is not uncommon today. lVlany students are curious about the exchange program, According to some of the students vvho have been in the program, it's a worthwhile experience. Debbie Willson Sam Wingert John Winslow Sheryl Winters i . Lori Witzke NOT PICTUREDI Lisa Arreguin Shannon Beaman Ricky Collins Troy Farmer David Girard Garry Gurney Kathy Herbison Jim Hopkins Quang Le Jim Pendergrass Toby Peterson Jenny Roeder Alan Terbovich Tammie Wilson Kim Woddell l i.ike most students, senior Marie Baugh uses her in-between class time to catch up on some homework, Seniors Natalie Abney and Shelly Raskopf "bum" aroun the locker section after OEA handed out Halloween goblins. ss" -an ,dl 1 l u-... Senior Lori McAllister grlmaces as she gets a blood sample taken from her ear. Many seniors donated blood for the Red Cross Blood Mobile. Senior Danny Benninghoff is honored by the shrlners ata pep assembly for being among the few selected football players from all across Kansas is to Dlay inthe Shflfle Bowl f'leXt SUfT1ITl6I'. fIi0Y Gil Solls likes to enteffaln his Woods I CIBSS. Tom Altum Julle Ammons Jon Andreas Michelle Arellano Steve Bacon Jodie Balr Jill Beach Eric Becker Mike Begg Brett Bohannon JUFIIOI' class OfflCel'S KBYIB SllV6l'l'13l6, QIYIS representative: Safah GHTTIOYS, vice DY6 dent: Jeff KflSt6f'lSOI'l, boys l'eDl'eSef'ltBtlVeQ Lorl H8Xt0l'!, SeCI'etaI'y-tl'e8SUf8I'5 Bl RlCh3l'dSOI'1, DI'eSld6l'1f K X e .. . E f,kk. Z f l Q S -as Iuniors Catch the Bu g 'he bug population has increased at wton High iespecially with the juniorsl! at the eight legged creatures that crawl in e locker sections, but the four wheeled chines that sit in the parking lot. ieveral juniors own Volkswagons, some these include Steve Bacon, Jenae Clark, fse Funk, Melisa Gronau, Melanie Hege, n Hiebert, Kristi Koerner, Patti tommer, Deneen Slaughter and Brian bb. 'here are advantages and disadvantages driving a bug. "Thery're fun to drive :ause you ,can zip all over the place ll fast Iike," says Elyse Funk. Melanie ge says that a big advantage is that, lou can make your own parking aces." One big disadvantage is winter. llkswagons have a hard time starting en it is cold and you have to scrape i inside and outside of the windshield, :ause the heaters and defrosters don't lrk very well. Vhe advantages must outweigh the advantages, at least for the iuniors, Zause so many juniors can be seen lping around in bugs. CID P- , 4 -hddsvvy E Darold Boley B d Leann on Elizabeth Boudreaux Delene Bradley Andrew Bretches Matt Brookshier Stephanie Brunner Bryce Buller Carl Burns Stephanie Burns Juniors Kim Hiebert, Jenae Clark, Melanie Hoge, Deneen Slaughter, NISIISB Gronau, Patti Schommer, Elyse Funk, Kristi Koerner, Brian Webb, and Steve Bacon display their bugs. Kevin Caffrey Amy Carstenson Richard Carter Richard Chamberlain Shawn Chastain Craig Claassen Janae Clark Kelly Clark Joan Cornelius Shane Cornell is juniors' Prom it has been a tradition, at least for the past 25 years, at NHS to have a Junior -Senior Prom, instead of just a Senior Prom. ln the beginning years of NHS, it depended on the individual senior class as to what they would like to do for an end-offthe-year fling. Some classes had field days and others dress-up days. Many classes decided on a Junior-Senior Reception. This included the juniors entertaining the seniors with reciting, singing, and skits. A formal dance, or prom, was not allowed until later years. ' The reception changed to a prom in the tate i950's. The juniors were usually in charge of the entertainment for all end-of-the-year events. The Junior-Senior Prom was no different. The juniors were responsible for raising money, thinking of a theme, and decorating. Prom is a sneclai night for every girl and her date. At the Junior-Senior Prom, of 1972, Vicki Helfer and her date Chuck Merritt pause to admire a table decoration. Andrea Cox Marlanne Curlel David Dalke Craig Davldson Ramona Davls Denetta Decker Les Decker Dennls Dennett Sandl Dimmlck Darren Dragoo Mlchael Dunn Connle Ellerts Darla Engllsh Jerrl Entz Keith Esau Blll Falrbrother Ed Fayette Jlll Ferguson Eric Ferrell Devln Flottman Julle Forbes Marchelle Ford Sherri Franklln Robln Franz Stephanle Freem Elyse Funk Sheryl Gaeddert Marla Garcla Chad Gay Jullian Giles Sarah Gilmore Carlos Gonzalez Gilbert Gonzalez Russell Graber Melisa Gronau Dale Guhr Gary Guisinger Becky Haas Janine Hamilton Kirk Hargett Lee Harms Lynette Harms Tawnya Harrison Miles Harvey Ron Hasenbank Jonathon Hauck Marlys Haun Lori Haxton Melanie Hege Whitney Herring Kim Hiebert Steve Hinton James Hoelscher Shelly Holinde Marsha Horchem Loren Horn Karen Hull Russell Humphries Connie Hymer Michelle Jantz .,l' in .af 5 Juniors Glynis Wonders and Melisa Gronau help clean up after the noon meal for the State Nurse's Conference. JunIor',BIII Richardson just hangs around. Keith Jarrell Chris Jones Darrin Jost Randy Kasper Arlen Kaufman Michael Kaufman Rebecca King Deborah Kingsley Shawn Kitchen Sherry Koehn Kristi Koerner Brian Krehbiel Stefanie Krehbiel Jeff Krlstenson John Lachenmayr Jo Lagree Charlene Laslter Alan Lehman BECKY Lewis Dawn Lindsay Stacie Lloyd Kent Long Jamie Mal James Manes Julle March Alex Martinez Junior Martinez Marcalyn McAllister Becky MCCBII David NlCC8I'T1l'T'lOf1d Ronald Mclntyre Lance McKinney Klm Melcher Janie Merchant Scott Metzler Gloria Monarez James Monarez Michael Monarez Greg Monroe John Morgan Michael Morris Sandy Moulds Anthony Mull Pamela Myrlck Peter Neufeld Curtis Nightingale James Oursler Sneha Patel l.orl Pauls Stanley Pauls Craig Penner Darin Penner Jose Perez Jeff Petersen Jill Pitts Mlke Plummer Jeff' Pulaski Tariq Qamar Donna Ratzlaff Bill Richardson Shelley Rodriguez Mikel Ross Joanle Rucker Craig Sangals Chrls Sargent Lori Schmidt Natalie Schmidt Julie Schoenberger Patti Schommer David Schrag Tawnia Schreiber Michele Schroeder Greg Scott Shawn Scott Doug Sebastian Becky Seibel Troy Senn Julie Sherry Karla Silvernale Deneen Slaughter Angle Smith Brandon Smith Ernie Smith Fred Smith Andra Smlfhhaff Alan Spencer Diane Stahly Richard Steohens Joseph Stuchlick Doug Stucky Greg Stu key James Suderman Sonya Svaty Paul Talbert Melissa Tedder Brent 'rnofnas Angela Thompson Michael Turner Mary Vargas Michelle Voth Steve Voth Curtis Watkins Heather Watts Brian Webb Shane Wenger i Rx . fi ts "','.e-ifeyff' L' fff -if ' ' . me V isa, 3 luniors Whitney Herring, Lori Haxton, Sherry Franklin, Danny Suderman, Stephanie Krehbiel and Julie Sherry get together at I dance and have a good time. Heidi Wentz Chris Wilcox Jon Williams Carmen Wiruth Ed Wonders Glynis Wonders Troy Yoke Tim Young Sam Zimmerman Chrls Zuercher NOT PICTURED: Kim Brittingharn Donna Burch Kenneth Driskill Joni Fitzpatrick Wayne Gooch Lori Hollingsworth Patrick Inman Kenneth Knox Jose Ramos Justin Stucky Sonia Tingen 57 Carrie Ashcraft Shawn Ashcraft Tony Asla Leslie Baird Randy Bean Bruce Becker Renee Behrends Tressa Bell Michelle Berkley Trent Besse Kim Bird Ed Blornendahl Tim Boese Jill Bradbury Teresa Breon Lisa Adrian Jerry Ainsworth Andre Angle 3, ,sf .753 23? MGX:- 1 vphomore Class Officers Karen Sheriff, girls representative: Mike Hoelscher, boys presentativeg Gall Buller, secretary-treasurerg fbackl Tina Gonzales, vice presldentg ax Kaufman, president. Karen Brown Laurie Brown Nancy Brown Sherry Brown Ginger Bruton Michelle Budde Gail Buller Caroline Bystrom Craig Campbell Laura Capel Susan Carper Chris Carroll Paul Chaffee Chris Copper Heather Cooper Michelle Cornelsen Jeff Cornwell Kelly Crawford Julia Danner Rockey Darrah Cheryl Davis Darren Dean Trent Deschner Jill Doebele Amy Downey Misty Drinnen Connie Ericson Christie Evans Shannon Evans Sheila Ewert Mary Faul Mark Fayette Diane Frey Ron Friday Jill Frlesen Penny Friesen Beth Gaede Christy Garcla Manuel Garcia Jim Gomez Shelly Schmidt participates on punk day during homecoming week. Mike NlCHfJQh spends SOfT16 extra time in the libfafy reading ITIBQBZIHSS. I s Qfaxifa ---x I ' " .M ' -. .- - . . . A l , . i D, D X--11-'x -- ' -flu 'E-'sn ' .e-1555+ ff-5iiTEiff1iE5?!Yiffi's?i?5i?Ei-W-5iEf"'z-56-1 W :Q -- ,jiifk-V - - - :iisi . . L,., , l . , l l Tina Gonzales Richard Grace Clarice Gray Ricki Greer Daniel Hague Jeremy Hammett Eric Hanchett Greg Harms Donna Harrls Christina Hawpe Kathleen Hayes Brad Heine Debra Henry Kim Herron Jolynn Hlehert Montie Hiebert Greg Hinz Mike Hoelscher Daniel Holman Grant Horst Scooter Powers decldes to eat school lunch even though there Is an Open lunch. Curfew Lifted When you think of the word curfew. Usually you thinl- of a time that your parents set for you to be home. Bu from February 6, 1961 until it was lifted on Novembe 3, 1982, the entire town of Newton had a curfew, whicl was 11 p.m. on weeknights and midnight on weekends. The curfew resulted from fueds with other towns, speci fically one town was Hutch. Hutchinson High Schoo was Newton's number one rival at that time. "The figh were near riots, they got out of hand to be almost u controllable," said Jay Newton, city manager. Some stt dents were hospitalized because of this. Action needei to be taken, so city officials did take action which be came the "curfew". They feel this improved the behavio and calmed the riots down. When the time nears for everybody to go home you feel you have to take that last main before your curfew. Kandy Hosford Allyson Hughes Michael Janzen Steve Jaso Terri Jay Albert Johnson Kevln Jones Mike Kasper Rex Kaufman Davld Kelly Christi Kemph Aaron Kern Abby Keyes Chong Kim Kristln Kirchoff Gary Kirkpatrick Marci Klaassen Warren Koehn Ron Lackey Karen LaFoe Tamera LaGree Todd Lambert Todd Langenhorst John Layne Siscarol Lee Terry Lewis Trent Machmer Derek Madsen Krlstene Marshall Lora Martinez Randy Mathews Becky Matles Heidi McAllister Julie McCloud Beccl McCormack Krista McCourry Kristi McCurdy Micki McCurdy Adrianne McDiffett Michael McHugh Christine McKay julie McNolty Bruce Melllnger Michael Merritt Tina Meyer Pamela Mlller Paula Mlller Roger Mitchell Tracie Mitchell Chris Moore Connie Moore Ann Morris Denise Murphy Patrice Murphy Greg Neufeld Keith Neufeld Kimberly Newman Jim Newsted Michelle Newsted Stephanie Nickel ,fx hris Cooper refs at the Newton Recreation Center. To hlm, this is a hobby, as well as a job. 32' lv A V , f A . ,- . 1 ' '- . if. K 7 ' f , . K I V .as- -.1F'J-' 3 f i"t'K' - K Y if - K ' 5 'tfttfmwixlifsfsfiffa' 1 QL . s' Wo rle Or Play? Some students have jobs that reflect their interests and hobbies. Chris Cooper is one of these students. Chris referees basketball games at the Recreation Center. His sister Carol started playing basketball when she was younger and through this he got interested in refing basket- ball games. When Chris first started watching his sister play, he said he thought that the refs ran the game and he wanted to do thatg he wanted that power. Chris started running the time clock for intra- mural games. He then started running the time clock for freshman girls games. This exposure increased his enjoyment of basketball and desire to ref. Chris has been refing basketball games at the Rec Center for two years. Chris received advice from teachers Bud' Akin and Larry Barnhart, who are high school referees. They suggested that he send letters to other towns to investigate refing for junior high games. Chris would then like to move up to high school. His goal is to ref college games. Marla Oard David Ousler Laura Overstreet Candl Peaney Jennifer Pearman Jody Pendergrass Tom Penner Sam Perez Charles Peters Denise Petersen L-ckle Roberts and Kristen Sneed, sophomores. Fill each other in on all the latest gossip of the dav- Siscarol Lee, sophomore, shows who ls boss at the high school. Stacy Pippitt Kerri Porter Scooter Powers Lorie Preheim Jill Preston Kenorl Qarnar Lisa Rains Ana Ramos Danielle Randall Barbara Rernpel l X55 A ,Z Jason Reynolds Kim Richards Stephanie Ring Jeff Roach Keri Roberts Julia Rodriguez Beth Rogers Jason Rowley Karen Salsbury Teresa Sanders Anthony Sandoval Annette Sanseda Terri Sartain Melanie Schmidt ADrll Schmidt Jalane Schmidt Karen Schmidt Karma Schmidt Shelley Schmidt James Schreiber Troy Schreiber Ty Schreiber Chris Schultz Michael Schwartz Tina Scott Mark Shane Sydney Sharer Karen Sheriff John Shumate Barbara Siemens Brandy Sizemore Cim Smlth Matt Smlth Michelle Smlth Roger Smith Ron Smith Krlsten Sneed Paul Soils Michael Sprecher Tracy Spreler ., kj X W During Winter Sports Week, Kim Bird, Renee Behrends and Annette Sanseda, sophomores, use summer day to go all out In their wardrobe. PHI-llT8f0ll?. Randy Mathews, Kelth Powers 'and Travis Wedel engage In a deep conversaton during break. Stacey Whlte, sophomore, tries to figure her camera out in Visual Communications. X X swf, 5 km Cale Stark Merresa Steely Todd Stlneman Linda Story Charles Stuart Sonya Stuchlik Tanna Stucky Steve Sump Wendy Swanson Amy Swlck Diona Swickard Paul Tafolla Duwane Taylor Chantay Terry Jamie Thomas Brenda Thompson Mark Tlngen Son Tran Darrln Truan Duane Unruh Jill Unruh Melissa Unruh Jose' Uphoff Dino Valdez Nancy Wall Gene Walter Lori Wedel Travls Wedel David Weigand Stacey White Lynnette Wiebe James Williams Marci Williams Troy Williams Dale Wingert Vernon Wonders Kris Wondra Alice Workman Joanna Wyss Pat Wyss NOT PICTURED: Stephanie Bair Dan Bence Kenneth Duggins Chris Goddlng Heather Graebner Davld Hunt Nathan Kaufman sl S Gary Keen Jorge Leonard Gary Miller Jodi Nuehring Jackie Roberts Rick Ryan Glenna Spielman Stan Ybarra Defmda Tarts: Susan Zarnowski Rickey Ting Kenneth Unruh Kristen Sneed, Jackie Roberts and Jill Bradbury jokingly act the part of future Homecoming Queens after the Homecoming Coronation. l I l M8332 W E l l S l E ! 3 i W, ,.,...........- Todd L.8FlQ6I'1l'IOYSt practices the C0l'l'eCt IOCHHIQUGS to dI'3W, in I Mechanical Drawing class. J L A A, . X . A Egg W .. . A ff- . , L LA,L 4 --t - 1 ,.,, A M. .:,:1Qg,f -ii1sSi Business Instructor Larry Barnhart helps Jorge Guerra with his Offlce Machine class assignment. Paul Chaffee, Pat Wyss, Jeremy Hammett and Jim Schreiber enjoy time lounging and doing last minute studying during break. vi' 6 Ring observes SDBCIFTTETIS under B YTHCYOSCODB in BiOiOQy. ,409 V. Boys Basketball Managers Ana Ramos, Gail Buller and Shannon Evans look over the teams ats. Mary Altum Lloyd Bain Rachelle Bainum Trent Bair Jennifer Baldwin Christine Baugh John Blrkle Kathy Blrkle Renee Blea Jonathon Boley Darrin Boyd Lori Brooks Sabrlna Broulllard Chad Brown Jeff Brown Kristin Adams Monty Alder Paul Ainsworth ani ..-1. adm 1 gfif ' -' was efwwgei Freshman Class Officers Brlan Miller, preslclentg Christine Baugh, girls representativeg Sara Friesen, secretary-treasurer: Lynn Farnan, vice president: Not pictured Mike Morgan, boys representative Shannon Brown Suzanne Buller Richard Burkett Marsha Cole Eugene Cook Carol Cooper Mike Cowan C.C. Cox Kenny Crump Mlchelle Crupper Raquel Curlel Sam Darrah Jamle Davis Troy DeUtSChel'1d0ff Rachel Dlrks Chad Dove Jonathan Dyck Stephanie Dyck Marty Eck Cherrle Ellls Sandy Faris Lynn Farnan Adam Fellers Alisa Ferrell Nonle Fisher Kelly Fitch Rodney Ford Brian Franz Mark Frey Sara Friesen Melissa G-aeddert Heather Garber Mark Gardner Debbie Garrett Rob Gasaway Kim Gay Preston Girard Brian Gosney Nadine Graber Angela Grimm Pat Gronau Mike Guhr Steve Guhr Kathy Hake Craig Hargett Kelli Harper Peggy Hasenbank James Hedges Carl Helrich Kelly Hewett is R w hx' acuuel Curiel stretches before the home Invitational Cross Country Meeg. Jeff Hiebert Matt Hiebert Denise Hoag Tim Hogan Kevin I-iolinoe Matt Hoillngshead Valynn Horn Kyle Howard Karen Hull Cory Inghrarn Y .4 Jim JBHKS takes 8 nap while DOSif'IQ fOI' 3 still life in Aft I CIBSS. 173 Freshmen Get Initiated Every August Newton hosts the Harvey County Fair. Some of the entertainment one can find at the Fair are the rides, exhibits, a rodeo, tractor pull and the freshman initiations. The initiations are not part of the fair schedule and the police try to prevent them, but, neverthe- less, freshman initiation has been around for such a long time no one really knows when it started. Upperclassmen have traditionally in- itiated the freshmen. Some of the dirty deeds done to the freshmen were putting eggs and shaving cream on a victim. lf the freshmen fight they wouid get thrown over the bridge into Sand Creek. In the past few years the upperclassmen have eliminated the eggs and whipped cream and just tossed the freshmen in the water. If the upperclassmen missed the fall initiation, or got bored during the spring, they were known to raid the freshman locker section with such 'substancesl as vinegar, eggs, and water balloons. Stu- dents who got caught harassing the fresh- men received such punishments as sus- pension, detention or picking up the parking lot. 2 z Seniors Kenny Cherryholmes and Todd sturgeon lnltlate a freshman. The freshmen Initiation ls n formally allowed, but it often takes Place. Chris Jackson David James Jim Janke Kelly Jantz Roberta Jaso Lorl Jemison Michael Jones Carl Junke Amy Kasper Susan Kemme UT F! ..--""' 1 wwf, if sxfklbhnrf 4,5 Connie Knox Jana Koch Travis Krehbiel Scot Kruse Delbert Kuhn Doreen Kurczbuch Stacy Kurth Michelle Lamar Kent Lambert Brenda Lampman Traci Larez Robert Larson Chrls Leal Frank Lee Mike Lemanton Irwin Lemds Amanda Leonard James Light Stacey Loud Gwen Luckey Jennifer Luglnblll Art Maddock Lisa Marshall Tawn NleAlllster Jana McCloud Sheila McCurdy Davld McGaugh Becky McKay Stacey McKinney Michelle MCNGIII Sally McNellI Brian Miller J.J. Miller Krlstin Mills David Mitchell Amy Monroe Michael Morgan K.C. Mull Brad Musser Christln Musser David Wall and Brad Musser enjoy a game of chess whlle David Watkins assists them. Jackie Sclion concentrates on her typing. Freshmen often take Typing I to help them ln their later education. AG Regina Myrick Peter Newell Jay Newton Staci Nicholson David Neinstedt Michael Noyes Monica O'Rorke Melanie Oliver Kevin Outhet Jeffrey Palmer Shawn Penner Kelly Petersen Keith Powers Grace Prater Michelle Prockish Lori Ramsey Rodney Ratzlaff Janel Rau Shara Regier Lori Rich Jennifer Richards Michael Riffel Judith Rivera Jeff Rodriquez David Saab Richard Sanchez Darrell Schmidt David Schmidt Jill Schmidt Renee Schmidt Corle Schoenberger Jackie Schon Forrest Schowalger Barbara Schroeder CTITISYY Siemens Tammy Simmons Ali Sizemore Kara Smallwood Eric Smith Martin Smith Troy Solis James Soper Toni Spangler Angela Spencer Tami Stackley Cary Stahly Drew Stark Shawn Stevenson Ginger Stone Michelle Stuart Amy Stubbs Kevin Stuchllk Alisa Stucky Brad Stucky Richard Suderman George Sutherland Paul Talk Tanya Tandoc Brad Thomas Jim Thomas Rough Time Being a freshman can prove to be rough. 'oming to the high school for the first time often scary. lt is bigger, there are more ieople, the teachers are different, and there s always the fear of getting lost. All the upperclassmen seem to pick on the reshmen. This has almost become a habit. 'he freshmen are new, younger, and usually smallerg this makes it easy to get picked on. Another difficulty the freshmen run into is that they are not old enough to drive. They are old enough to do a lot of extra things, but cannot drive to do them. Waiting for rides can many times be a hassle, as freshmen soon find out. Rachelle Bainum, Valynn Horn, Brlan Verscnelden, Steve Guhr and Eugene Cook find it tiresome waiting for the bus. Because they are not old enough to drive it ls easiest to ride the bus to and from school. Alex Torres Nicole Triggs Cnristi Troxell Teresa Tubach Valerie Valle 1 fix Roman Vega Mike Venso Brian Verschelden Michael Voth David Wall x 4 David Watkins Debbie Wehry Darrin Werner Elizabeth Whillock Brenda Wiebe Kevin Woddell Candi Wulf Jeffrey Wyss Eric Ybarra Michelle Zubiate unristy Siemens shows her enthusiasm after the close win against Hutchinson Eric Smith helps the Freshman class raise money by worklng at the concession stand at the basketball game. Penny FHGSSFI works OD B DO6'fl'y 8SSl9I'1l'l"lel'It in Honors EFIQHSIW I. eter Newell recieves a stlcker from one of the representatives of KSKU radio station. ll Alex Abney, Natalle 48, 129,144 Abney, Virginia 122 Abrahams, Lisa 129 Adams, Kristln 60, 170 Adler, Marty 92, 170 Adrian, Lisa 59, 92, 112, 156 Ainsworth, Paul 85, 114, 170 Akln, Bud 82, 114, 124 Akln, Maridene 50, 124 Akln Mark 45, 82, 129 AlblI'1, Mark 92, 129 Altum, Mary 170 Altum, Tom 146 Ammons, Julle 146 Anderson, Aaron 71, 129 Andreas, Jona 32, 59, 91, 112,146 Andrews, Gary 22, 41 Angle, Andre 62, 63, 156 Arellano, Michelle 49. 94, 146 Arrowsmlth, Donovan 129 Ashby, Kathy 26, 71, 124 Ashcraft, Carrle 25, 60, 61, 156 Ashcraft, Shawn 156 Asla, Anthony 156 Bacon, Steve 82, 100, 111, 146, 147 Baln, Lloyd 60, 91, 101, 170 Balnum, Michael 62, 129 Balnum, Rachelle 62, 170, 179 Balr, Jodle 146 Balr, Rosemary 49, 124 Balr, Trenten 114, 170 Balrd, Leslle 156 Baker, Betty 124 Baker, Elizabeth 122 Baldwin, Jennifer 60, 87,170 Banks, Joann 122 Bard, Dorothy 56, B7,114, 129, 136 Barker, David 49, 129 Barnhart, Larry 82, 114, 124, 169 Bauer, Cynthla 11, 112, 129 Baugh, Chrlstlne 34, 60, 92, 114, 116,117,170, 171 Baugh, Marle 71, 92, 105,116, 117, 136 Beach, Jill 27, 105, 112, 146 Bean, Randy 69, 156 Becker, Bruce 100, 156 Becker, Erlc 25, 38, 91, 146 Beckham, Dwight 62, 124 Bedford, Darrell 54 Begg, Mlke 44, 91, 146 Behrends, Renee 156, 166 Bell, Tressa 87,105, 156 Bennlnga, Maurice 92, 124 Bennlnghoff, Dan 71, 99, 111.117, 129, 145 Berger, Jef1'98, 99, 130 Berkley, Mlchelle 156 Besse, Trent 91, 156 Bevan, Dick 130 Blrd, Kim 59, 156,166 Birkle, Bridget 51, 130 Birkle, John 14, 170 Birkle, Kathleen 170 Blea, Renee 170 Blomendahl, Eddie 156 Blough, Steve 54 Boese, Boese, Boese, Brenda 48, 59, 130 Mitch 111 Tlm 111, 156 Bohannon, Brett 25, 92, 146 Boley, Boley, Chuck 49, 130 Darold 52, 53, 146 Boley, Jon 60, 170 Bond, Car 130 Bond, Leann 146 Boudreaux, Elizabeth 26, 30 Boyd, Darrin 85, 170 Bradbury, Jill 87, 105, 156,168 Bradly, Delene 146 Brandewlede, Jlm 130 Brandt, Steve 54 Breon, Breon, Jeff 82,114,130 Teresa 156 Bretches, Andy 62, 147 Bretches, Kelly 62, 130 Brooks, Dlane 51, 130 Brooks, Lorl 170 Brookshler, Matt 44, 146 Broulllard, Sabrina 66, 170 Broulllard, Yvonne'13O Brown, Chad 55, 85, 170 Brown, Cheryl 54, 130 Brown, Brown Greg 53, 130 James 52, 130 Brown, Jeff 85,170,180 Brown, Karen 59, 157 Brown, Lafonda 122 Brown, Laurle 59,87 Brown L0rl 34, 87, 128, 129 130, 192 Brown, Nancy 26, 59, 73, 94, 157 Brown, Shannon 60, 87, 105, 111 171 Brown, Sherry 157 Brown, Susan 34, 48, 71, 72, 130 Brunner, Stephanie 26, 147 Bruton Budde, Buller, 146 Buller, Buller, 93, 99, Buller, Buller, , Glnger 59, 157 Mlchelle 59, 105, 157 Bryce 58, 59, 82, 83, 111, Erlc 130 Gall 34, 60, 74, 78, 92 157, 169 Sandee 18, 59, 130 Suzanne 171 Burkett, Cheryl 6, 130, 192 Burkett, Rlchard 171 Burns, Burns, Burns, Carl 29, 146 Michelle 51, 130 Stephanie 114, 146 Bystrom, Caroline 89, 157 Caffrey, Kevln 55, 112, 148 Cain, Fred 54, 131 Calbert, Darin 53, 131 Callaway, Nikki 131 Campbell, Allce 45, 131 Campbell, Brad 131 Campbell, Cralg 157 Capel, Laura 26, 42, 57, 60, 88 89, 157 Capel, Lisa 58, 59, 91, 114, 118,131 Capps, Ron 91,124 117 Carper, Amanda 11, 25, 62, 91 131 Carper, John 61, 70, 91, 131 Carper, Susan 11, 25, 26, 30, 91 157 Carroll, Chrls 59, 68, 112, 157 Carstenson, Amy 91, 148 Carter, Richard 54, 148 Chaffee, Paul 157, 169 Chamberlain, Richard 25 Chambers, Mlstl 132 Chastaln, Shawn 58, 59, 62, 63 148 Cherryholmes, Ken 132, 174 Christensen, Jay 132 Claassen, Cralg 59,112, 113, 148 Clark, Jenae 146, 148 Clark, Kelly, 20, 27, 76, 91, 105, 111, 117, 148 Cole, Marsha 171 Colllns, Pattl 132 Cook, Delores 122 Cook, Eugene 60, 85, 171,179 Cooper, Brad 105 Cooper, Carol 60, 87, 105, 171 Cooper, Chrls 59, 91, 114, 163 Cooper Heather 59, 76, 157 Coppock, Brent 8, 132 Cornellus, Joan 148 Cornell, Shane 148 COrnelser1,MlCheIle 114, 157 Cornwell, Greg 132 Cornwell, Jeff 100, 157 Cowan, Mike 47, 55, 60, 171 Cox, Andrea 26, 62, 149 Cox, C.C. 87, 88, 89, 112, 171 Crawford, Kelly 157 Creamer, Wlllle 108, 132 Crump, Kenny 171 Crump, Vlckle 132 Crupper, Michelle 60, 61, 171 Curlel, Marianne 39, 92, 105, 149, 192 Curlel, Raquel 62, 63, 91, 104, 117, 171,173 Dalke, David 42, 149 Danner, Julia 157 Darrah, Rocky 157 Darrah, Samuel 171 Davidson, Craig 54, 55, 149 Davis, Cheryl 158 Davls, Dalna 62, 133 Davis, Jamle 56, 60, 87, 112, 171 102 111 157 114 105 Davis, Linda 124 Davls Lora 59, 71, 76, 133 Davis Lynn 125 Davls, Ramona 76, 149 Dean, Brent 133 Dean, Darrren 158 Decker, Denetta 58, 59, 94, 149 Decker, 149 Dennett, Dennis 149 Deschner, Trent 158 Deutschendorf, TrOy 61, 70, 9 171 Dick, Darlene 125 Dickson, Don 123 Dimmick, Sandi 112, 149 Dirks, Rachel 61, 62, 112, 171 Doebele, Jlll 26, 158 Doerksen, Michael 101, 111 Domme, Renee 49, 133 Dove, Chad 114,171 Downey, Amy 26, 31, 61,158 Dragoo, Darren 82, 108, 149 Drinnen, Misty 59,158 Dudte, Anna 58,59,62,133 Dunn, Michael 61, 70, 149 Dunnahoo, Sherry 133 Dyck, Jonathan 171 Dyck, Stan 59,133 Dyck, Stephanie 105, 171 IB Eck, Marvin 171 Eilerts, Connie 49, 149 Elder, Terri 112, 125 Ellis, Cherrie 62,114,171 Embry, Kathy 48,133 Engel, Chuck 125 Engllsh, Darla 59, 91, 104, 10 149 Eritz, Jerri 54, 55, 149 Erb, Jim 100 Erickson, Roger 111, 125,127 Ericson, Connie 158 Ericson, Eric 53, 133 Esau, Keith 91, 149 Estes, Marvin 114, 125 Estes, Wendy 125 Evans, Christie 158 Evans, Shannon 59, 87, 99, 15 Ewen, Sheila 26,112,158 4, 101, 5, 114, Q If Some NHS students were polled to their entertainment favorites. Here's what they had to say: MOVIE FAVORITES "Beverely Hills Cop" was a unanimous favorite with "The Breakfast CIub," "Amadus," "Vision Quest," and "The Killing Fields" following behind it. TOP SONGS There was a wide variety of musical interest among NHS students. interests ranged from Autographs "Turn Up the Radio," and REO Speedwagon's "Can't Fight This Feelingf' Whitesnake's two songs, "Slide It Infiafid "Slow and Easv" Were both popular- "We Are the WorId", the song for 'hUf'lQ9f,' WHS bought by NHS students because theY wanted to help the world also. FAVORlTE ATHLETE The favorite athlete was Superbowl winner Joe Montana. His opponent Dan Marino was also well remembered. George Brett was still a favorite along with Dr. J. Xavier McDaniel record setter for the WSU Basketball Team was also a well liked athlete. FAVORITE GROUPS The different tastes in music was apparent when the rock group Whitesnake and the more mellow group Chicago tied for the best liked music group. Among other favorites were ZZ Top, REO Speedwagon, U2. Twisted Sister, Van Halen, Prince, Madonna, ACXDC and Autograph. NEWS AND GRAPHICS HIGH SC BV: ANNIE LEIBOVITZ LTD, PHOTO 3.169 The Cost of "The Breokfost Club" TOP ACTR ESS Molly Ringwald, from "Sixteen Candles" and "The Breakfast Club" got top votes. Sally Fields, Meryl Streep, Heather Thomas, Demi Moore, and Madonna also proved to be popular among NHS students. T.V. FAVORITES The new "Bill Cosby Show" proved to be a sucess. "Simon and Simon," "Webster" "Who's the Boss," "HardcastIe and McCormick," and "Knot's Landing" were found to be the most watched T.V. shows. TOP ACTORS Eddie Murphy, Rob Lowe, Clint Eastwood, Micheal Shoffling, and Richard Gere were the top favorites, with Harrison Ford, Paul Newman, Bill Murray, and Tom Selleck also getting several votes. NATIONAL EVENTS The most remembered event of 1984-85 was the Olympics. Other news that made an im- pression on NHS students were the Prese- dential Election, the Superbowl, the Liquor Age Law and the Ethiopian Crisis. Fairbrother, Willalm 149 Farris, Jody 133 Farrls, Sandy 55, 172 Farnan, Lynn 34, 60, 171, 172 Faul, Mary 30, 60, 158 Faul, Sharon 59,133 Fayette, Ed 82, 108,138, 149 Fayette, Mark 82, 108, 158 Fellers, Adam 60, 172 Fergueson, Jill 91, 114, 149 Ferrell, Alisa 87,105, 111, 172 Ferrell, Benny 92 Ferrell, Erlc 92, 149 Fields, Jody 133 Fisher, Nonle 172 Fitch, Kelly 172 Flottman, Devln 26, 62, 111,149 Folles, Becky 51, 133 Forbes, Julie 69, 149 Ford, Caml 6, 86, 87,133 Ford, Karla 16, 114,133 Ford, Kurt 49, 133 Ford, Marchelle 149 Gay, Chad 59, 149 Gay, Kim 60, 87, 105, 111, 172 Gehrlng, Brad 14, 134 Gerlng, Kay 58, 59, 118,134 Giles, Juli Gilmore, 150 an 67, 149 Sarah 34, 53, 59, 61, 147, Girard, Amy 134 Girard, Preston 172 Girrens, Troy 34, 82, 99, 109, 111 129, 134 Goering, 134 Gomez, Jl Gonzales, Gonzales, Gonzalez, Gonzalez, Gonzalez, 134, 138 Mike 9, 34, sa, 59, 94, 99, m 158 Mark 31, 38, 134 Tlna 34, 73, 157, 159 Carlos 82, 150 Gilbert 82, 150 Roni 65, 72,94, 110, 111 Gosney, Brlan 172 Gould, Ron 82, 125 Graber, Bob 105 Graber, Nadine 60.87, 105,172 Graber, Russell 62, 94, 99, 150 Grace, Rlchard 112, 159 Graebner, Heather 61 Gray, Clarice 159 Grawes, Bill 54 Ffank Stephanie 68,133 Ford, Rodney 172 i Frank Franz, Franz, in,SherrlB8,89,149, 155 Brlan 85, 101, 111, 172 Jay 59, 77, 94, 95, 99, 133 Franz, Kelly 52, 53, 133 Franz, Ken 81, 125 Franz, Robin 45, 114, 115, 149 Freeman, Stephanie 149 Frey, Diane 114, 158 Frey, Kim 112 Frey, Mark 61, 70, 172 Friday, Ron 62, 158 Friesen, Artie 134 Frlesen, Darrln 70, 134 Friesen, Jlll 60, 61, 158 Friesen, Penny 158, 181 Frlesen, Sara 34, 60, 61 171, 172 Funk, Aldlne 122 Funk, Elyse 47, 71, 87, 105, 111, 146, 149 Funk, Francis 125 Gaeddert, Janellle 16, 34, 3 ae, 87, 111, 134 Gaeddert, Mellssa 60, 172 Gaeddert, Sheryl 31, 149 Gaede, Elizabeth 59, 76, 100, 158 Gaede, Kevin 68, 69, 134 Garber, Heather 101 172 Garcia, Crlstie 60, 112, 158 Garcia, Elesa 122 Garcia, Manuel 59, 158 Ga.cia, Maria 28, 149 Gardner, Mark 172 , 87, 114, 5, 59, 72, Garrett, Debbie 60, 172 Garrett, Denlse 48, 134 Gasaway, Rob 172, 192 Gasaway, Stephanie 39, 40, 111, 134, 192 Green, Gary 125 Greer, Rcikl 159 Grlmm, Angela 60, 62, 172 Grlmmett, Felix 94, 99, 125 Gronau, Mellsa 72 Gronau, Steve 49, 114, 134 Grosch, Bryan 49, 134 Guhr, Dale 69, 72, 90, 91, 114, 117 150 Guhr, Michael 91, 108, 111, 172 Guhr, Steve 91, 172, 179 Guinn, Don 124 Guislnger, Gary 150 Hass, Becky 19, 59, 99, 112,150 Hackney, Nancy 134 Hague, Daniel 91, 92, 93, 159 Hahn, Gerald 26,112, 134 Hake, Kathy 60.114, 172 Hamilton, Janine 150 Hammett, Jeremy 69, 82, 112, 159, 169 Hanchett, Erlc 91, 114, 159 Hansen, Evy 26, 134 Harder, Kurt 125 Harder, Scott 55, 134 Hargett, Cralg 114, 172 Hargett, Kirk 26,150 Harms, Clndy 125 Harms, Greg 26, 62, 69, 159 Harms, Jim 150 Harms, Lynette 150 Harms, Matt 25, 62, 134 Harper, Kelll 60, 101, 172 Harris, Donna 76, 159 Harrls, Helena 134 Harrison, Tawnya 150 Harvey, Miles 58, 59, 82,150 Hansenbank, Peggy 172 Hansenbank, Ron 150 Hauck, Jonathan 55 Haun, Marlys 26, 38, 59, 71, 115 Hawpe, Christina 159 Haxton, Lisa B, 9, 48, 135 Hayes, Kathleen 26, 31, 60 Hayes, Richard 150 Hedges, James 172 Hefley, Deb 125 Hege, Melanie 22, 32, 59, 146, 150 Heidel, Karen 135 Heine, Brad 82, 159 Helne, Sheryl 6, 38, 135, 192 Helrlch, Carl 70, 91, 114, 172 Henry, Debra 59, 159 Henson, Tim 24, 135 Herring, Keith 135, 137 Herring, Whitney 61, 114, 150, 155 Herrod, Regina 114, 135 Herron, Klm 26, 159 Hertweck, Manuel 26, 135 Hewett, Kelly 172 Hiebert, Dynette 59, 135 Hiebert, Jeff 69, 173 Hiebert, Jolynn 60, 91, 105, 114 117, 159 Hiebert, Klm 146 Hlebert, Lorl 59, 135 Hiebert, Matt 173 Hiebert, Monte 59, 159 Higgins, Michelle 61, 135 Hlll, David 59, 135 Hlll, Mark 52, 53, 135 Hill, Vlckle 122 Hinton, Steve 38, 59,150 Hlnz, Greg 112,159 Hoag, Denise 173 Hoberecht, Jan 126 Hoelscher, Jim 55 Hogan Tim 173 Hole, Andrea 26, 135 Hollnde, Kevin 173 Holinde, Shelly 150 Hollingshead, Mathew 69, 114, 173 Holman, Daniel 62, 63, 100, 159 Holmes, Sheryl 51, 135 HOIt, Stacl 150 Hopkins, Jlm 53 Hopkins, Tracy 135 Horchem, Marsha 25, 71, 150 Horn, Loren 150 Hown Valynn 173, 179 Horst, Grant 69, 82, 100, 159 Hosford, Kandy 161 Howard, Kyle 173 Hughes, Allyson 114,161 Hughes, Serena 59 Hughes Shawnda 49, 135 Hull, Karen 173 Humphries, Russell 82 Hunt, Terrl 48, 135 Hymer Connie 46, 59, 72 0 lnghram, Cory 43,101, 111,173 ii Jackson, Christopher 174 Jackson, Elsie 122 James, David 174 Janke, Doug 55,126 Janke, Jim 55,85,101,173,174 Jantz, Kelly 85,174 Jantz, Michelle 11,26,59, 112,150 Janzen, Ken 54 Janzen, Michael 59, 91, 100, 111, 161 Jarrell, Keith 150 Jaso, Roberta 26, 62, 174 Jaso, Stephen 161 Jay Terri 161 Jemlson, Lori 89, 174 Johns, Tony 34, 49, 76, 77, 82, 135 Johnson, Albert 82, 100, 115, 161 Johnson, Jerry 49,135 JOneS Chris 91, 94, 100,151 Jones, Kevin 161 Jones, Michael 174 Jost, Darrin 55,151 Juhnke, Carl 69, 174 Juhnke, Joanne 25, 26, 30, 70,135 Kasper, Amy 174 Kasper, Michael 161 Kasper, Randy 151 Kasper, Tim 136 Kaufman Kaufman Kaufman Kaufman 161 ,Arlen 69 Kim 59 136 fiviiChaei'2s,71,1s1 Rex 34, 35, 55, 92, 157, Kelly. David 161 Kemme, Susan 174 KemDh, Christine 59, 161 Kern, Aaron 59,111,161 Kessler, Shawn 54, 136 Keyes, Abby 59, 82, 112, 161 Kiger, Gerald 61,126 Kim Chong 161 King, Becky 49, 151 Kingsley, Deborah 19,112, 151 Kirchoff, Kristin 161 Kirkpatrick, Gary 41, 62, 114, 161 Kitchen, Shawn 53 KIaassen,IV1arCie 59,99,161 Klaassen, Selma 122, 193 Klassen, Carolyn 49, 136 Klenda, Frank 54 Knaak, John 54 Knox Connie 175 Koch, Jana 175 Koch, Joy 136 Koehn, Sherry 64, 91, 102, 105, 110, 111, 117, 151 Koehn, Warren 82, 100,111,161 Koerner, Kristi 58, 59, 92, 116, 117, 146, 151 Krehbiel, Brian 94,151 Krehbiel Stefanie 88, 89, 151, 155 Krehbiel, Teresa 51, 57, 136 Krehbiel, Travis 91, 108, 114,175 How do you feel about careers for women, are women getting fair training and a fair chance? "I think they are. Women are advancing throughout the years and l am glad l am a wo- man," sald Sandy Moulds, junior. What do you expect from N.H.S. in the future? "Since high school is one of the funnest times in life, l'm gonna try to enjoy it," said Chad Dove, freshman. How have friends been a part of your life a at N.H.SI? u N.H.S. has given me a pretty decent education. Sports have made friendships closer because they make you feel like brothers," said Rob Watkins, senior. "The football team worked as a team. This close- ness carried over throughout the year," said Steve Raber, senior. "I really got to know the Nads. We all developed a really good friendship," said Brett Shlrk, senior. "Going to N.H.S. has given me a chance to be ln- volved in sports. This has given me an opportunity to meet new people," said Brad Sneed, senior. Board of Education: Mr, Phil Anderson, lll President, Dr. Cyril Brown- Vice Presi- dent, Mr. Ken Horst, Mrs. Sue lce, Mrs. Elaine Sauerwein, Mr. Gary Sneed, Mr. Steve Williams Accreditation: North Central Association Classification: 5A League Membership: Ark Valley League Mascot: Railers School colors: black and gold School song: The eyes of Newton are upon you, On every pass and play. The hopes of Newton ride beside you: lt's the Old Railroader way! Start them with the Railer song. Then watch those mighty Railers rolling! Railer, roll along! Go! Go! Go! Go! Railroaders! Fight! Fight! Fight! Fight! Railroaders! Win! Win! Win! Win! Railroaders! total enrollment: 943 Freshmen- 219 Sophomores- 266 Juniors- 219 Seniors- 239 beginning day: Aug. 30, 1984 last day: May 30, 1985 graduation requirements: English- 4 Math- lk or passing on K.M.M.C.T. and math credit of - 1 Lab Science- 1 Social Science-3 Physical Educaiton- 12 total requirements-20 Alma Mater: Where trails meet and friendships grow I There s a school l know, With a spirit proud and bold, Fighting for the Black and Gold. Upward, onward, ever forward, Lift your banners high Hail to thee, our Alma Hail, all hail, to Newton High! Mater, Krell, Chrls 36, 59, 114, 115, 136 Krlstenson, Jeff 30, 31, 32, 34, 74, 147, 151 Kruse, Scot 56, 91, 94,101,175 Kruse, Wes 38, 91, 117, 136 Kuhn, Delbert 85, 175 Kurczbuch, Doreen 175 Kurr, Pearl 2, 124 Kurth, Stacy 60, 175 Kurtz, Carolyn 48, 136 Lachemayr, John 31,151 Lackey, Ron 59, 82, 111,161 Lacross, Katherine 122 Lafoe, Karen 85,161 Lagree, Jo 59, 72, 88, 89, 152 Lagree, Tamera 161 Lals, Donella 122 Lamar, Denyse 60, 114, 175 Lamert, Kent 30, 31, 60, 94, 175 Lamert, Todd 161 Lampman, Brenda 60, 175 Langenhorst, Todd 82,111, 161,168 Larez, Tracl 60, 175 Larson, Robert 175 Laslter, Charlene 59, 152 Laslter, Newell 122 Lawrence, Shawn 111 Layne, John 59, 161 Leal, Chris 8j, 175 Learned, David 6, 62, 80, 114,136 Lednicky, Tim 54 Lee, Frank 85,175 Lee, Siscarol 59, 112, 161,164 Legg, Brian 54 Lehman, Alan 23, 91, 112, 152 Lemanton, Mlchael 175 Lemus, lrwln 26,175 Leonard, lralda 87,175 Leonard, Jorge 59, 79, 91, 108, 169 Lewis, Becky 152 Lewis Jessie 151 Lewls, Jim 124 Lewls, Terry 62, 82,111,161 Llggett, Linette 58, 59, 136 Llght, James 91,175 Lindsay, Dawn 49, 72, 152 Lloyd, Stacle 59, 71, 72, 152 Loane, Marty 137 Long, Kent 152 Loud, Stacey 87, 105, 175 Love, Edward 54 Loyd, Callie 118, 137, 192 Luckey, Gwendolyn 175 Luglnbill, Jennifer 60, 114, 175 Machmer, Trent 59, 108 Machmer, Trla 117 Maddock, Bill 91, 108, 175 Monroe, Amy 61, 176 Monroe, Greg 59, 92,152 Moore, Brian 138 Moore, Chrls 114, 162 Moore, Connie 162 Moore Joy 126 Morace, Ed 138 Morgan, John 152 Morgan, Michael 34, 176 Madsen, Derek 114 Mal, Jamle 29, 46, 92, 116, 117 Mallh, Ralph 91 Manes, David 152 March, Julie 76, 152 Marshall, Marshall, Marshall, Klm 26, 137 Krlstene 26, 61 Lisa 105, 175 Morris, Andrea,59, 91, 112, 162 Morris, Michael 152 Morrison, Davld 138 Moser, Rhonda 51 Moulds, Sandy 111, 152 Mull, Kenneth 176 Mull, Tony 28, 152 Murphy, Denise 76,89,105, 162 IP' i Palmer, Jeff 85, 101,177 Patel, Sheila 153 Pauls, Lorl 94, 95, 111, 153 Pauls, Stan 29, 44, 99, 100, 111, Peak, Dorothy 122 Peaney, Candi 87, 163 Peaney, Carrie 138 153 Pearman, Jennlfer 22, 26, 27, 30, 31, 163 Pendergrass, Jody 1634 Martlnez, Alex 82, 108, 111,152 Martinez, Annle 122 Junlor 53,152 Martinez, Martinez, Lora 59, 114 Mathes, Todd 34, 77, 129, 137 Mathews, Randy 69, 85, 111, 162, 166 Matles, Becky 26, 61,112, 162 Mayer, Shannon 137 McAllister, Heldl 26, 60, 105, 162 McAllister, Lori 90, 91, 114, 117, 137, 145 McAllister, Marcalyn 152 McAllister, Tawn 60, 105, 114, 175 McCall, Becky 58, 59, 94, 114, 152 McCall, Steve 108, 126 McCammond, David 26,59,112,152 McCloud, Jana 60, 87,105, 175 McCloud, Julle 117 McCormack, Becci 26, 112, 162 McCourry, Krlsta 59, 162 McCurdy,MarcI51,137 McCurdy, Micki 57, 59, 99, 162 McCurdy Shella 175 McCurdy, Tony 38, 137, 192 McDlffett, Adrianne 162 McDlffett, Holly 26, 71,137 McFarlane, Nancy 122 McGaugh, Davld 175 McHugh, Mike 59, 158, 162 Mclntyre, Ron 111, 152 McKay, Becky 26, 60, 175 McKay, Chrlstlne 26, 60, 162 McKenzie, Karin 137 McKinney, Lance 152 McKinney, Stacey 60, 105, 175 McMelvln, Marvin 26, 112, 162 McNeill, Michelle 29, 105, 175 McNeill, Sally 87,176 McNolty, Julle 61,105,162 Melrowsky, Nancy 51, 126 Melcher, Kim 26, 71, B7,111, 152 Melllnger, Bruce 56, 162 Merchant, Janle 87, 152 Merrltt, Michael 82, 108, 162 Messerll, Darcle 50, 51, 137 Metzler, Scott 152 Murphy, Patrice 89, 105, 162 Murray, Nancy 138 Musser, Becky 138 Musser, Brad 60.91, 101, 176 Musser, Christine 60, 114, 176 Myrlck, Pam 65, 87, 114,152 Myrick Regina 87, 105, 177 Napper, Clndy 126 Naylor. Tamara 87 PeI'lI'16I' Craig 53, 153 Penner, Darln 62, 99, 100, 153 Penner, Kevin 138 Penner, Lois 122 Peflllef , Shawn 62, 92, 101, 177 Penner, Pennington, Klm 38, 39, 58, 71, 138 Perez, Joey 153 Perez, Marla 138 Perez, Sam 163 Peters, Charles 163 Petersen, Denlse 163 Petersen, Jeff 153 Petersen, Kelly 56, 87, 105, 114, 177 Phillips, Gwen 126 Pippltt, Stacy 68, 164 Pitts,-Jlll 153 Plug, Miguel 26 Plummer, George 82, 153 Plummer, Mltzl 48, 114, 139 Porter, Kerri 60, 87, 104, 105, 164 Tom 59, 82, 100,163 Powers, Keith 55, 166, 177 Powers, Scooter 82, 159, 164 Prater, Grace 177 Meyer, Tina 60,162 Miller, Brian 34, 91, 101, 111, 171, 176 Mlller, Del 54, 137 Miller Emery 137 Miller, J.J. 17, 85, 108, 114, 176 Miller, Mary Anne 122 Miller, Pam 60, 76,112,162 Miller, Paula 60, 76, 112, 162 Miller, Roger 137 Mllls, Bill 126 Mills, Krlstln 60, 176 Mitchell, David 101, 176 Mitchell, Jean 71, 126 Mitchell, Roger, 162 Mitchell Tracle 162 Moeder, Eric 44, 99, 137 Molgren, Don 126 Monares, Richard 52, 53, 138 Monarez, Gloria 152 Monarez, Jim 152 Monarez, Mlke 91,114, 117,152 Neufeld, Greg 59,108,162 Neufeld, Keith 26, 61, 70, 162 Neufeld, Peter 152 Neufeld, Scott 58, 59, 62, 71, 91 138 Newell, Peter 55, 59, 62, 71, 91, 138 Newman, Kim 76, 162 Newsted, Jim 100, 162 Newsted, Michelle 162 Newton, Jay 61, 70, 177 Nicholson, Staci 92, 114,177 Nickel, Stephanie 162 Nienstedt, Davld 85,111, 177 Nightingale, Curtls 59, 153 Niles, Clarence 126 Niles, Gladys 126 Noyes, Michael 177 Noyes, Rose 138 Nye, Kindra 6, 48, 138 O'Rorke, Monica 177 Oard, Maria 163 Olals, Pat 126 Oliver, Melanie 62, 114, 177 Oursler, Davld 163 Oursler, Jim 153 Outhet, Kevin 177 Overstreet, Laura 26, 163 Prehelm, Lorle 61, 87, 114,118, Preston, Jan 25, 126 Preston, Jlll 94, 105, 164 Preston, Larry 126 Prine, John 54 Prockish, Michelle 60, 177 Pulaski, Jeff 26, 58, 59, 153 Purslnger, Vlckle 56, 139 Q11 Qamar, Kenon 94, 164 Qamar, Tariq 71, 94, 100, 153 114, 164 taber, Steve 10, 16, 34, 35, 42, 69, 1,8O,117, 119,139 tains, Lisa 164 1amirez,.loe 26,27,126 Iarnos, Ana 99,164,169 amos, Jose 111 amos, Rosa 57, 139 amsey, Lori 177 andall, Dan 43,126 andall, Danielle 105,164 angel, Chris 58, 78, 91, 108, 117 39 askopf, Shelly 48,139,144 atcliff, Glenda 139 atzlaff, Donna 26,59,71,153 atzlaff, Rodney 61,177 au, Janel 87, 105, 111, 177 eber, Jan 124 eddick,,Opal122 egier, Shara 26, 60, 114, 177 egier, Sharon 64, 76, 91, 108, 114, 58, 139 egier, Sherry 51,139 empel, Barbara 26,59, 164 empel, Mike 111 eynolds, Jason 31, 76, 165 hoades, Stacey 38, 76, 165 ich, l.orl 177 lchards, Jennifer 60,112,177 ichards, Kim 59,114,165 lchardson, Bill 28, 34, 147, 153 iffel, Michael 60, 85, 177 lnehart, Richard 139 lng, Stephanie 165,169 lvera, Judy 177 nach, Jeff 165 aberson, Steve 59, 69, 140 Jberts, Jackie 105,164,168 Jberts, Keri 32, 60, 62, 165 Jblnson, Samantha 87 Ddrlguez, Jeff 177 Ddrlguez, Julia 62,165 Jdrlguez, Shelley 153 Jdrlquez, Gilbert 47,48, 140 Jeder, Jenny 49 Jgers, Beth 59,87,114,165 ass, Mike 153 Jwley, Jason 61, 91, 100, 114, 115, 5 nyer, Cory 99, 140 icker, Joanie 71, 92, 103, 116, 7, 153, 192 ab, David 62,78,117, 117 ab, Fred 120 sbery, Karen 26,91,118,165 wchez, Ricardo 177 1ders,Tarea 87, 165 wdoval, Anthony 59,112,165 wgals, Craig 59,153 iseda, Annette 26,165,166 'tain, Terrie 165 ltler, Marc 49, 140 rage, Alvln 47, 140 flor, Edie 126 The rock group, Van Halen, toured through Wichita ln June. The concert sold out in three days. Pictured above, guitarist Eddie Van Halen and lead singer David Lee Roth entertain the crowd. Fans held their breath when David Lee Roth released a solo album "Crazy From The Heat" In December, fearing Van Halen was splitting up. There was nothing to worry about, though, the album was just for fun. ll Wanna aa Rock and Roll music has become increasingly popular with high school students. Many popular rock groups could be found touring through the Kansas Coliseum this past year. Some of these groups include: Van Halen, Motley Crue, Billy Squire, Molly Hatchett, Sammy Hagar, Krokus, Whitesnake, Quiet Riot, Deep Purple, The Firm, Hall and Oates, Brian Adams, and Autograph. These concerts were attended by many high school students. Students often have to sacrifice big bucks to attend these concerts because the price of tickets and the cost of T-shirts could easily total well over 350. People found that the money was well spent because the concerts were dazzled with light shows and hours of their favorite songs. The Kansas Coliseum was not the only place where people could go for music enter- tainment. Just in Wichita, Century ll, Henry Levitt Arena, and the Cotillian Ballroom also hosted many music celebrities. During the W.A.S.P. concert, lead singer Blackie Lawless surprised the fans by drinking animal blood, spitting it on them, and then Billy Squire ,hows "Signs of Life" as lie performs All Night Long at his concert at the Coliseum December 8. 187 Schlll, Dorothy 122 Schlll, Mary 81,126 Schirer, lvan 81, 126Schlrer, Joy 126 Schirer, Tony 117, 140 Schmldt, Aprll 165 Schmldt, Betty 122 Schmidt, Darrell 177 Schmldt, David 177 Schmldt, Jalane 25, 61, 165 Schmldt, Jill 60, 177 Schmldt, Karen 165 Schmldt, Karma 26, 60, 61, 165 Schmidt Lori 26, 58, 59, 71, 91, 117, 153 Schmldt, Melanle 165 Smith, Roger 68,166 vane, Valerie 29,111,179 Smith, Ron 166 Vanis, Virginia 25,127 h Smith, Sheri 149 VN935. MBYV 154 Smith, Vickl 17, 34, 87, 102, 105, Vega. R0mal'l 75. 91. 101. 111. 117 111,119,129,140,192 179 Smlthhart, Andra 154 1 Sneed, Brad 10, 16, 57, 99, 111, 140, 192 ' Sneed, Gary 122 Sneed, Kristin 60, 87, 105, 164, 166, 168 Snider, La 117 Solis, Gil 82, 111, 141,145 Solis, Paul 69, 100, 111, 166 Schmldt, Natalie 49, 153 Schmldt, Renee 60 Schmldt, Shelly 59, 82, 105, 114, 158, 165 Schoenberger, Corle 60, 17B Schoenberger, Julie 153 Schommer, Pattl 38, 111, 147, 153, 192 Schon, Jacqueline 91, 101, 114, 176 178 Schowalter, Forrest 66, 178 Schrag, Davld 112, 117,153 Schrag, Elda 122 Schreiber, Jlm 69,111, 165,169 Schreiber, Tawnla 153 Schreiber, Troy 53, 55, 165 Schreiber, Ty 55, 165 Schroeder, Barbara 178 Schroeder, Della 122 Schroeder, Jean 122 Schroeder, Michele 59 Schultz, Chrls 94,165 Schwartz, Michael 165 Scott, Greg 153 Scott, Phil 40, 94 Scott, Shawn 70, 71,91,153 Scott, Tina 165 Sebastian, Doug 153 Seibel, Becky 110, 111,154 Seibel, John 54 Senn, Troy 55, 154 Seymour, Dana 140 Shane, Kim 112, 113, 140 Shane, Mark 91, 100, 114,165 Sharer, Sydney 60 61, 165 Shelly, Doris 111 Sheriff, Karen 34, 60, 61, 157,1 Sheriff, Kent 140 Sherry Danny 140 Sherry, Julie 17,154, 155 65 Shlrk, Brett 19, 69, 137, 138, 140 Shumate, Brenda 26, 140 Shufnate, John 165 Siefkes, Mary Anne 127,192 Solls, Troy 85,114, 178,180 Soller, Diana Grlffle 141, 192 Soper, Cheryl 26, 71, 141 Sober, James 26, 91, 94,176 Soper, Tony 41, 127 Sowers, Floyd 87,101,127 Spangler, Toni 178 Spencer, Alan 59, 154 Spencer, Angle 60, 178 Spjllane, John 68,141 Spradlln, Rhonda 141 Sprechner, Michael 166 Spreler, Tracy 112, 166 Spreler, Troy 49, 112, 117,-141 Stackley, Tami 114, 178 Stahly, Cary 60, 62, 91, 112, 114, 178 Stahly Diane 154 Stahly, Rory 49, 108,141 Stark, Briana 14, 91, 114,141 Stark, Cale 107, 108, 167 Stark, Drew 91, 114,178 Stauffer, Tim 142 Steely, Merresa 59, 167 Steiner, Chris 127 Steinklrchner, Betty 122 Stephens, Rlchard 62, 154 ' Stephey, Barbara 122 Stevenson, Shawn 178 Stieben, Sondra 124 Stineman, Todd 91, LDO, 111, 167 Stone, Ginger 62, 178 Story, Linda 167 Stratton, Alden 127 Stuart, Charles 59, 167 . 117 Stuaft, Michelle 60, 87, 105, 111, 178 Stubbs, Amy 62, 178 Stuchllk, Joseph 154 Stuchllk, Kevin 178 Stuchllk, Sonya 30, 167 Stucky, Allsa 60,112,178 Stucky, Brad 55, 62, 91, 101, 178 Siemens, Barbara 26, 59, 94, 165 Simens, Christy 60, 87, 105, 111, Stucky, Doug 55, 58, 59, 6 154 Stucky, Tanna 60,112, 167 2, 112 178, 180 Silvernale, Karla 34, 59, 112, 154 Simmons, Marty 52, 53, 140 Sl'T'l'11Ol1S, Tammy 63,178 Sims, Betty 122 Sizemore, All 112, 178 Sizemore, Brandy 74, 92, 112, 166 Slaughter, Deneen 147, 154 Smallwood, Kara 101,178 Smith, Smith, Smith, Smlth, Smith, Smith 181 Smith, Smith, Smlth, Smlth, Smlth, Smith, Smith Angle 154 Brandon 28, 154 Carol 50, 140 Cim 59, 82,111, 166 Doug 30, 31, 92, 140 Eric 60, 91,101, 114, 1 Ernie 154 Fred 91,111, 154 Geron 49, 140 Martha 127 Marty 178 Matt 82.84, 114, 166 Michele 114, 166 147, 117, 78, Stukey, Gregg 62, 154 Sturgeon, Todd 52, 69, 109, 111 142, 174 Suderman, Dan 58, 59, 80, 91, 94, 112, 154, 155 Suderman, Richard 62, 91.100, 101, 178 Sullivan, Cralg 30,127 Sump, Stephen 167 Supernols, Joanne 48, 127 Sutherland George 60, 85, 178 Svaty, Sonya 71,111,154 Swanson, Wendy 59, 62, 167 Swartzendruber, Kristen 127 Swartzendruber, Tim 85, 100, 127 Sweany, Sandra 122 Swem, Robyn 142 Swick, Amy 167 Swickard, Diona 26, 59, 112,167 Sylvester, Noel 21, 85, 127 Tafolla, Paul 69, 100, 166,167 Talbert, Paul 26, 112, 114, 143, 154 Talk, Paul 178 Tallman, Charles 53, 142 Tandoc, Tanya 61, 105,178 Tarter, Dorlnda 62 Taylor, Duwan 87, 114, 167 Tedder, Melissa 59, 154 , Terry Chantay 59, 89, 105, 167 Tharp, Nlkkl 111 Thaw, ack 40, 81, 89, 108, 127 Thaw, Joanne 89 Thaw, Terry 54, 142 Thomas, Brad 178 Thomas, Brent 14, 68, 154 Thomas, Dena 34, 35, 59, 71, 142 Thomas, James 178 Thomas, Jamle 56, 105, 111, 167 Thomas, Tina 142 Thompson, Angle 154 Thompson, Brenda 25, 167. Thompson, Larry 18, 106,108, 117, 142 Thornton, Annette 26, 127 Tie, Bo 117 Tingen, Mark 167 Tolle, Randy 69, 114 Tompkins, Fran 62, 142 Tonjes, Dick 120 Torres, Alex 85, 108, 114, 179 Tran, Son 167 Trejo, Joe 54 Trlggs, Charles 2, 92, 111, 127 Trlggs, Nicole 60, 89, 105, 111,179 Troxell, Chrlsti111, 179 Truan, Darrln 69, 167 Tubach, Teresa 55,105, 114, 179 Turner, Mark 62 ' Turner, Mike 30, 31, 58, 59, 154 Umscheld, Barbara 127 Unruh, Connie 48, 142 Unruh, Duane 62, 167 Unruh, Jill 89, 105, 114, 167 Unruh, Melissa 48, 142 Uphoff, Jose 167 Valdez, Dino 107, 108, 167 Valdez, Mike 114, 115, 142 Venso, Mikall 68, 101, 179 Verschelden, Brian 179 Voth, Michelle 25, 30, 31, 58, 5E 154 ' Voth, Steve 154 Walln, Cassie 51, 142 Wall, Davld 60, 91, 176 Wall, Nancy 105,167 Walter, Gene 62, 100, 167 Washburn, Matt 6, 18, 98, 99 142 Washeke, Gale 54 Watkins, Curt 154 1 Watkins, David 60, 85, 176, 180 Watkins, Rob 69, 80, 142 Watts, Heather 25,59,154 Webb, Brlan 26, 94, 99, 100, 14' 154 ., Wedel, l.orI 60, 105,112, 167 Wedel, Travls 92, 100, 166, 167 Wegele, Dionne 51, 142 Wehry. Debra 60, 180 Welgand, Davld 26, 167 Welgand, Jlll 26, 59, 71, 118, 142 Wenger, Shane 52, 154 Wentz, Heldi 9, 58, 59,155 Werner, Darrln 180 Werries, Darin 109, 111, 142 Whelan, Yvette 16, 26, 32, 58, 5 112, 142 Whlllock, Elizabeth 112, 180 Whlte, Stacey 59, 166, 167 Whltfleld, Rick 69, 111 Whiting, Clark 120 Whitmore, Barbara 122 Wiebe, Brenda 180 Wiebe, Jan 26, 58, 71, 118, 142 Welbe, Lynnette 60, 61, 168 WIICOX, Chris 114 Wllkey, Jan 87, 127 Will, Harold 122 Williams, Jim 168 lwllllams, Jon 68, 155 'WillIams, Marcl 26, 59,168 lwiiiiams, Steve 122 lWllliams Troy 91, 114 117, 168 iwillson, Debbi 51, 144 Willson, Don 23, 92,124,125 Wilson, Tammie 30,59 Wlngert, Dale 168 Wlngert, Sam 49, 144, 146 Winslow, John 55, 111, 144, 146 Winters, Sheryl 48, 59, 144, 146 Wltzke, Lori 26, 144 Woddell, Kevin 66, 180 Wonders, Eddie 69, 155 Wonders, Glynis 21, 50, 94, 155 Wondra, Kris 82, 168 Woolery, Keith 62, 127 Woolsey, Raylene 122, 123 Workman, Allce 112, 168 Wulf, Candi 92, 180 Wyss, Carolyn 127 Wyss, Jeff 85,101, 114, 115, 180 101, 112 VV-SS, Joanna 59, 168 Vyss, Pat 59, 69I108,168, 169 Y barra, Eric 85, 180 barra, Stan 82 oke, Troy 8, 155 oung, Tim 59,108,155 Z arnowski, Susan 67 ielke, Sharon 105 immerman, Sam 25, 53, 155 Dok, Torn 127 Jbiate, Michelle 180 Jercher, Chris 69, 84, 155 SWS ELHSCE IPS During the school year there were many things that occurred that left lasting impressions .an students. To many, such things as football games, dances or graduation will be remem- bered from their school year. While all these memories were being made with the average teenager, national events were taking place that will go down in the history books as events that occurred in 1984 and 1985. During the summer, Americans became patriotic and supported the United States athletes in the Olympics. Sixteen-year-old Mary Lou Retton captured the nation's heart with her childish grin and her gold-medal performances. Carl Lewis, trackster, and Greg Luganis, diver also had American beaming with pride. People will always question whether Mary Decker was pushed by Zola Budd in the 10,000-meter run or whether the collision was an accident. Another big newsfmaker in 1984 was the Presidential Election. Ronald Reagan had a landslide victory over Walter Mondale who only claimed his home state of Minnesota and the District of Columbia for electorial votes. Many people feltghe Democrats did have a victory with the nomination of Geraldine Ferraro for 'vice president. Trivia became a new fad in 1984-85 with the game Tivial Pursuit leading the sales. There was different trivia which occured this past year. The T.V. special "The Burning Bed" brought attention to abuse and the topic was widely researched, especially the hidden secret of sexual child abuse. The movie "Ghostbusters" broke attendance records at the theaters. George Orwell's book "1984" which predicted the year to be run by computers gave every- one a laugh because the book was proved to be untrue. "The Wave" was a new thing spirited crowds got into at sporting events. The Statue of Liberty was in the process of being repaired. The liquor age was in the process of being raised to 21 nationally. Yuppies iyoung upwardly mobile professionalsl claimed 1984 as their year: T ' Famous people made headlines in 1984-85. Farrah Fawcett and Ryan O'Neal had a baby girl. Miss America, Vanessa Williams, was stripped of her crown after it was brought to the attention of the public of her stripping for the magazine Penthouse. John DeLorean was acquitted from his cocaine charge. Singer Bruce Springsteen came back into the limelight with his album "Born in the U.S.A." ln 1984-85 there were tragedies as well as victories. The Bhopal lndustry in india had a gas leak that killed thousands of people. Ethiopia was found to be a nation starving to death. Baby Fae, the first person with a heart transplant from a baboon died 20 days after the operation. J r+Ajfiv"' I E165 YI r ..g5f5l i 4 M N I .g N "1...1 'il 'tea-A 5 . .lil H V ' . ,Al 7 X45-xp! x J A 1 QL CENT gyp BwQQ . gg, JUNE I0-lb l985 C32 5 va A 'G Z X W Nl 'Z 2 aggggiggh E '2 .V-. . 8? OFFICIAL V.I.P. 1732 Drawing of the Official Railer 100 Celebration Badge . Uses New Railer 100 logo in three colors. jb 'Year 721' ememfm Railer 100. These two simple words came to life and changed the who course of the 1984-85 school year. Only two days into the school year, tl Centennial officially began with raising of the Railer 100 flag and a ribbc cutting for the Grand Opening ceremony. Some people may not realize that the Centennial year was not planni' overnight. But plans were made for and included not only the high school a ministration in the planning and organization but volunteers from the col munity as well. The Railer 100 was not just a high school event but a col munity one as well. Graduation lVlay 22 ended the seniors' high school years but the fun w just beginning. Monday June 10 marked the beginning of Railer 100 wel with the Roundhouse Rendezvous at the high school which served as t headquarters for the Railer 100 week. The historical society got into the a putting up a special display commemorating the high school. The Warkenti House also prepared for visitors on Monday and Tuesday. On Wednesday the Centennial Follies, a Railer 100 review, took place at t Roundhouse Rendezvous theater. Earlier that day, there was a swim meet the Roundhouse Rendezvous pool. Thursday featured the Nlain Street Bar-b-que with a western, polka, a1 square dance after that. A women's golf tournament took place at the Ne ton Country Club. A tennis tournament was also played on the Bethel Colle tennis courts. Tours were also offered of the new high school and old Broz way high school on Thursday. On Friday the tennis and golf tournaments continued as the racquetball a horseshoe contests were just getting underway. There was also a big ba dance in the Roundhouse Rendezvous Dance Hall which followed the prese and past teachers and administrators reception at the Roundhouse Rend vous media center. High school tours and the final performance of the Centennial Follies to place on Saturday. The racquetball tournament was concluded just as the F' Run from the new high school to the old one got underway. An all sports union took place at Lindley Hall along with a basketball shoot. The Sa Creek Art Festival also got underway Saturday. A music reunion and a ai vity mini-reunion were also scheduled Saturday at the Roundhouse Rend vous. The day was capped off with a Night Life Sounds dance at the dai hall. Sunday June 16 capped off Railer 100 Week with a picnic in the park alt with a birthday party and ice cream social at Athletic Park. Over 61 reunions were also scheduled which made June a busy month everyone. Since the bi-centennial is only 100 years away this Railer 100 week crea enough new and old memories to last until the next birthday party in 2085 'West . M it,Q6wtonillQELgER?q9l'l0N iiSTENNlAL Q r N- TWU V? JMU I in C,-,Q llllllll " 1885-198 .f'Wl., ww- 'K 4' r cfm' NNW. YEAR l984!85 glvnlffzflwefr lflfflr JUfvEl0'ld 295 SICAL AN UNIUNS fgugij ,,.,.,,,,E Mawr cffrlofvs QNIEEN C vn.almnnAvP my JU S NEI6loon ter as Cny people are involved with the Centennial Celebration for wton High School. These people are helping a great deal make the Celebration a success. Some of these people in- Jde Front row- Albert Martinez, artistg Virginia Scott, vice airman of the NHS Centennial Celebration Committee, isan Rhoades, chairman of the Registration and Reception Committee: Dick mittee: Back row- ical Arrangements: Commltteeg Pearl Celebration Comm Committee n xx xt 1 ' Y xX 3 ,- - Q , -- X t X Q S i R0 Q' to X XX. k I lVlcCalI, chairman of the Publicity Com- Dick Alumbaugll, chairman of the Phys- Michael Farrell, chairman of the Historical Kurr, Secretary of the NHS Centennial ittee: Ted ice, chairman of the Program Gregg Peterson, right, helps to advertise the Centen- nial Celebration by hand- ing out "Railer 100" stickers. Left, Clare Dunlap, chairman of the NHS Centennial Celebra- tion, applies o'ne of the stickers to his car 198 qqibmfwo any wif Tits . Front- Advisor Mary Anne Siefkes, Cheryl Burkett, Back- Vlckle Regler, Loyd, Marianne Curlel, Vlckl Smlth. Not Pictured- Sheryl Heine, Tony Joannie Rucker, Lori Brown, Patty Schommer, Stephanie Gasaway, Callie lVlcCurdy, Diane Soller EDITOR SPO RTS Lori Brown Joannle Rucker SECTION EDITORS PHOTOGRAPHERS Cheryl Burkett- People Vlckle Regler Stephanie Gasaway- Academlcs Tony McCurdy Vlckl Smlth- Sports TYPIST ACADEMICS Sheryl Helne Marianne Curlel Patty Schommer ADXHSOR Dlane Soller Mary Anne Slefkes P EO P L. E WWW Came 1-OVC' 192 Li gym, ffl- i if-ai' 'yn Sf. 'ir I 1- 1:1- Qi 5, LC' E, .,,1 , . ' 1 - vt L Vu' 2?- ' E15- ,Ls K H. F if? R. 'Q , i , L :Sf ,f Q. 1 Liijf' yy? W., -., ,, FYQ-T7 V, A .,,V. ,- - - -",- , '1 ,V..-.S -Yl,...J Q 1' , I ?" 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