Nishna Valley High School - Blackhawk Yearbook (Hastings, IA)

 - Class of 1979

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SEATED are Terri Urban and Karen Waterman. and settle various Indian affairs. This group holds a pow-wow once a month to discuss X X, ' '77 l M f ffJ ' ' ' f Wwe A A I fl f K M' My I 5 'Nb bk. 5 1 -,ix Y L V! f ff f f f f , X W 4 Wx ff 1 ,WWW 1 X I ,. 'N NX N X ff W iw mr- ,ff M. XT ,X X CWM OWN Nw K, MW , iioqgwff! 5 Pictured above FRoN'r RCW: Richard Morgan L 1.1.1, Ri 11 rd E b R b E' ks . BA - Peg Phelps, Doug Deskin, Ken Taylor, Kathy ieyiiolja e' C a T ' 0 HC on CK ROW' Lana Bmw' Lana Brown is spending her first year at N.V. She teaches 7th and 8th grade language 8 reading. Peg Phelps keeps very busy with elementary and Jr. High vocal music. She also has Hi h School S girls glee, boys glee, mixed cho- rus, Sweet Teens, and was in charge of Homecoming activities Th.is was Mrs. Phelp's 5th year at N.V. Doug Deskin is at Vallay for his first year. He teaches orld His- tory and jr. High Social Studies. He is High School Boys Basketball coach. Ken Taylor is spending his 2nd year at N.V. His classes include Woods, Drafting, Metals, Auto, 8 Jr. High shop. He is assistant wrestling coach and sophomore sponsor. Kathy Taylor teaches Consumers Math, General Math, and 7th S 8th grade math. his is Mrs. Tay- lor's 2nd year at N.V. Richard Morgan has been at Nishna for 17 years. His classes include General Biology, Biology l, Physiology, and 7th grade sci- ence. His activities include sci- ence projects sponsor and sopho- more class sponsor. Lynn jahnke is spending his 8th year at N.V. and teaches K-12 P.E. Keeping him busy is Boys Track Coach, assistant Boys Bas- ketball, jr. High Football, Bas- ketball, and Track. Richard Erb has been at Valley 16 years. His classes are Art 1, II, Ill, 8 IV, and 7th grade Explora- tory Art. He is head Football and Wrestling, jr. High Wrestling, and senior class sponsor. Rob Erickson teaches Iowa Civics, Economics, Geography, and P.E. He coaches High School girls and jr. High girls basketball. This is Mr. Erickson's 6th year at N.V. l I , 3 i 1 3 1 '1 1 fa E r f ' In the Upper Left is Jerry Houston, the elementary and Jr. High principal busy at his desk. Above are the school secre taries. These three are always ready to halp out whenever they are needed. From Left to Right they areg Betty Hoo ver, Nancy Waller, and Dorothy Har- bor. To the Left are the aides -who per- form various tasks each day, From Left to Right: Debbie Williams, Karen jahnke, Joan McKern, and Irma Kadel. gi W' Y' r-- v-9,m-,.-.,---.....,,,,.- .. .-..,,. ,, ,, M, N.V' TEEPEE KEEPER The Reservation is kept spotless by these two indus- trious workers. Our custodians, Bud and Jolene Hauger, are Pictured at Right. They are always ready for action armed with broom, mop, and dust pan, as they fight the never ending battle against grime . Pictured Below are the Brewblenders who help to keep our tribe healthy and fit. FROM LEFT. TO RIGHT: Margaret Crafton, Bev Duysen, Wilma. Blazek, Vivian Hicks, Alice Anderson, and Eunice Reiken. Pictured above FRONT ROW: Larry Peppers ,, Robert Delisi, Rod Powles, Mel Stoner. BACK ROW: Myrna John- son, Judy Dowden, Patricia Hurley, Deb Miene, Teresa Huisenga, Peggy Snicker. Myrna Johnson is spending her 10th year at Nishna Valley as Guidance Counselor. Judy Dowden has been at Valley 3 years. Her classes are Typing I 8 Il, Shorthand, Bookkeep- ing, and Office Practice. She serves as sponsor of the annual staff. Patricia Hurley teaches English 10 S 11 , British Literature , Grammar S Composition, and Creative Writing. She is Na- tional Honor Society sponsor and Director of the school musical which keeps her very busy. This is Miss I-Iurley's 8th year at N .V . Deb Miene is here for her first year at Nishna . Her classes this year included Speech, English 9, and English III . Activities keeping her busy were jr. Class sponsor, Cheerleading sponsor, and Extra- curricular Speech. Teresa Huisenga in her second year at Nishna Valley teaches Housing, Child Care, Home Ec. I, Clothing I 8 ll, Foods I 8 II, Independent Living , Family Liv- ing, and 8th Grade Home Ec. She also served on the Homecoming and Parent's Night Committees. Peggy Snicker was the Librarian at Valley this year. She had K-6 li- brary class and sponsored the Jr. class and Cheerleading. This was Miss Snicker's first year. Larry Peppers was kept very busy in his second year at N.V. He had Senior High Concert S Marching Band, Senior jazz Band, Junior Band, Sth Grade Band, 4th Fluto- phones, and Individual lessons . Robert Delisi has been at Nishna Valley for ten years . His classes are American History, Govern- ment, and Spanish. He also acts as Student Council sponsor. Rod Powles teaches Algebra I 8 II, Trigonometry, Geometry, and Senior Math at N.V. This is his Sth year at Valley and he also sponsored the Freshman class. Mel Stoner is here for the first time at N.V. Mr. Stoner taught Physics, Chemistry, Earth Sci- ence, Physical Science, 8 General Science . His activities includes Head Girls High School Track and assistant football S basketball. , ts , F he Pictured Above are the bus drivers who are always eager to transport the young braves and squaws to school each day. LEFT TO RIGHT: Carol Frink, Floyd Timson, Donna Timson, Gladys Bowen, Mary Burrington, Fern Fleming, Laura Howard, Velda Myers, and Lynn Jahnke . CKZDV OZNRHVci Pictured Above is Floyd Timson who is always on his toes keeping the buses in excellant rtmning condition. Pictured to the Left is julie Babbit, our school nurse . She is always ready to help in any emergency, such as taking temperatures, handing out band-aids, and checking the students' vision. 15 ix - - ' X ,QQ 7 MZ? "1 fd X fff'f'f' If W Wx x 1 1 - 4 , . zum? M 7f MMM , aff! Yfwzavww 1 3 w ? X fx ff - , X M V m . X555 Nw, V .xxx , . X1 -, N V X . Q' .. X X53--.N Mm 3 U fj- K X Ab? "' . Y TA 'PH is '5 V X ,fm X - F Q, XM' Xxx, fb -xx ' 0 0 0 4' R .A ffl W. mln . lgjf N N A t jfuwfy. I , . -aVv7f2?'A N .A ff ' ' YQ? "W ' ' i f ' X f NUMUW 71, M "'.A 'fl rllmfblw LW' , f,,jWMIf1l .:, 5: ' fl . fx " 1335 I N , xy, xx ll x , -Xiigfig' EEL, X A I ' am R I f :Hip X V NUWIYX 'W I 'UVB E'f:5fnvATf11M JAMES JAY CRAFTON I All great men are dead5 and l'm feeling quite ill. Boys' Glee 45 Class Officer 1 ,3,45 Musical 3,45 Football 2,3,45 Homecoming Court 45 Math Field Day 45 Mixed Chorus 45 National Honor Society 2,3,45 Sm. Vocal Group 45 Student Council 15 All- Conference Football 4. KIMBERLY JANE CROSSWHITE Fame, fortune, and success are all illusions. The only thing which is real is the friendship between two beings. 3 Basketball 1 ,25 Musical 3,45 Concert Band 1,2,3,45 Girls' one 1,2,3,45 Homecoming Court, 45 Marching Band 1,2,'3,45 Mixed Chorus 1 ,2,3,45 National Honor Society 45 Pep Band 1,2,3,45 Sm. Instru. Group 2,3,45 Sm. Vocal Group 3,45 Softball 1,2,3,45 Speech 15 Stage Band 2,3,45 Student Manager 1,2,45 Sweet Teens 4. . ir X KIMBERLY MARIE BYERS ' Keep your face to the sunshine and you will never see the shadow. Basketball 1 ,25 Class Officer 1 ,25 Musical 3,45 Girls' Glee , 1 1,2,3,45 Homecoming Court 45 Marching Band 15 Mixed Chorus 1,2,3,45 Pom-Pom Squad 25 Sm. Vocal Group 3,45 Softball 1,2,3,45 Sweet Teens 3,45 Track 1 ,2. CHRISTOPHER ERIK CARLSTEDT Remember good times of yester- day and plan for better times to- morrow. A Concert Band 1 ,2,3,45 Football 153,45 Marching Band 1,2,3,45 Mixed Chorus 15 Pep Band 1,2,3,45 Sm. lnstru. Group 1,2,3,45 Stage Band 1,25 Track 15 Wrestling 2,3,4.X D ALAN CROUSE - I can resist everything eXCePt temptation. Basketball 1,2,35 Football 1,2,3. SI-IERYL KAY CUNNINC-HAM For everything there is a seasong a time to seek, and a time to lose, a time to weep and a time to laugh. A time to be born and a time to die, and a time to love and a time to be loved. A time for sharing, caring, and happi- ness. ' ' Annual Staff 35 Librarian 1 ,35 Mixed -Chorus3. 1 " 5 ...,- K... ..- ..::-s,..- , -. , , --,. ,.-......,... ..,- ..a-L--fe--A---5 - ,lf- CHRISTINE SUE BARTEN - There are so many men who can ' figure cosB, and so few who can' measure values. ' ' 5 ' Basketball 1,2,35 Musical-3,45 Concert Band 1,25 Girls' Glee 1,2,35 Marching Band 1,25 Mixed Chorus 1,2,35 Pep Band 1,25 Sm. Inst:ru. 15 Sm. Vocal Group 1,25 Sweet Teens 3. , KATHY MAE BASS Happiness is like a butterfly, the more you pursue it the more it ' will elude you, tum your attention to other things and it will come quietly and sit on your shoulder., Musical 1,45 Concert Band 1,2,3,45 Girls' Glee 1,2,3,45 Marching Band 1 ,2,3,45 Mixed Chorus 1,2,3,45 Pep Band 1,2,3,45 Sm. Instru. Group 1,2,3,45 Sm. Vocal Group 45 Speech 25 Stage Band 1-2,3,4. ELAINE JEAN BURRINGTON . Even though clouds may come my Way, sunshine will always follow. Basketball 15 Newspaper Staff -3,45. Cheerleader 2,3 ,45 Musical 45 Librarian 15 National Honor Society 45 Speech 4. BAMBI LYNN BYERS - You're only young once, so grab all the gusto you can and don't retreat. Stand up for what you-be- hge but admit ygur mistakes a resist everythln' g ut tem a- tion, I DID! I A11-State Tryouts 25 Basketball 1,2,3,45 Class Officer 25 Musical 213,45 Concert Band 15 Girls' I Glee 1,2,3,45 Marching Band 15 Mixed Chorus 1,2,3,45 Pep Band 15 Sm. Vocal Group 1,2,3,45 Student Manager 25 Sweet Teens L 213945 -1- ' RODNEY ALLEN BOLTON A Those of you who think you know everything are annoying to those of us who do. Basketball 1 ,25 Boys' Glee 1,2,3,45 Concert Band 1,2,3,45 Marching Band 1,2,3,45 Mixed Chorus 1,2,3,45 Pep Band 1,2,3,45 Sm. slnstru. Group 2,3,45 Sm. Vocal Group 3,45 Speech 35 Stage Band 2,3,45 Stu- dent Council 15 Sweet Teens 3,45 C.C. Honor Choir 45 C.C. Honor Band 4. CYNTHIA KAY BOWEN There's a time for happiness and a time for sorrow, but always keep a sunny smile for tomorrow. Basketball 1,25 Cheerleader . 1,2,3,45 Class Officer 2,45 Musical 25 Girls' Glee 1,25 Homecoming Court 45 Mixed Chorus 1 ,2. ' - ' I 19 M-..i......1...,..,,.. V V..-.w:,.41,s-. W rm , A f , R X - PI-IILLIP DAVID GOOD My tastes are simple, I like the best. DENNIS KEITH GRINDLE To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe. Accompianist 45 All State Tryouts 25 Basketball 1,2,3,45 Boys' Glee 1,2,3,45 Musical 3,45 Concert Band 1,2,3,45 Marching Band 1,2,3,45 Mixed Chorus 1,2,3,45 National Honor Society 2,2-3,45 Pep Band 1,2,3,45 Sm. Instru. Group 1,2,3,45 Sm. Vocal Group 1,2,3,45 Stage Band 1,2,3,45 Student Council 25 Sweet Teens 1,2,3,45 Track 1,25 All-Confer- ence Team Basketball 3 ,4. X . ' DAVID R. FORWARD After four years of faithful ser- vice, they've laid me off! Basketball 1 ,2,3,45 Concert Band 1,2,3,45 Marching Band 1,2,3,45 Pep Band 1,2,3,45 Sm. lnsuu. Group 1,2,3,45 Track 1,2,3,4. STEVE EUGENE FRINK You only live once, so live it up. Basketball 1,25 Football 1 ,2. LAUNIE LOU GUSTAFSON Life swings like a pendulum back- ward and forward between pain and boredom. Basketball 1 ,2,3,45 Musical 1,2,3,45 Concert Band 1 ,2,45' Librarian 1 ,2,35 Marching Band 1,2,45 Math Field Day 35 Pep Band 1,2,45 Science Pl'Oj2Ctx1g Sm. lnstru. Group 1,2,45 Softball 1,2,3,45 Speech 1,2,3,45 Stage Band 1,2,45 Track 1,2,3,45 A11- Conference Teams Softball and Basketball 45 Newspaper Staff 2,3,4. 5 5 JAMES, STACEY I-IANSHAW S Work fascinates me , 'I could sit and watch it for hours E Basketballf15 Wrestling 2. E . 1 E 5 . - S.. .- .1-Q...-L .-- ...... ...ng gh- -:--- -4-- LARRY EDWIN CURTIS 5, ' just when I knew all ofaliIe's an- swexs,ithey changed all the ques- tions. I All-State Try-Outs 25 Baseball 1,3,45 Basketball 2,3,45 Boys' 5 Glee 1,2,3,45 Class Officer ' 2,3,45 Musical 1,3,45 Concert Band 1,2,3,45 Football '152,3,45 Homecoming Court 45 Marching Band 1,2,3,45 Mixed Chorus 1 ,2,3,45,Natlonal Honor Society f 2,3',45 Pep Band 1,2,3,45 Sm. Instru. Group 1,2,3,45 Sm. Vocal Group 1,2,3,45 Stage Band , 1,2,3,45 Student Council 2,3,45 Sweet Teens 1,2,3,45 Track 15 A111 Conference Team Football and Basketball 3 ,4. ' CALVIN L. DEAKINS ' He did nothing in particular and did it very well. SI-IERI LYNNE FORD Keep smiling, it makes people Wonder what you've been up to . Basketball 15 Musical 1 ,2,35 ' Concert Band 1,25 Girls' Glee 1,2,3,45 Librarian 2,35 Marching Band1,25 Mixed Chorus 1,2,'3,45 Pep Band 1 ,25 Pon-Pom Squad 15 Sm. Instru. Group 1,25 Sm. Vo- cal Group 3,45 Softball 1,2,3,45 Track 1. A TIMOTHY JON rom' I 1 Sal' What you mean, but mean A what you say! . 1 it , f. ' -- JAMES CARROLL DUYSEN 0 Some people would not hesitate to drive up to the gates of heaven and honk. Class Officer 25 Musical 3,45 Football 1 , 2 , 3 , 45 Homecoming Court 45 Speech 45 Student Coun- cil 45 Track 1,25 Wrestling 1 ,2,3,45 All-Conference Football 3,45 State Wrestling 3,4. DAVID E . FARMER Live ! Musical 3,45 Librarian 15 Speech 45 Wrestling 1,2,3,4. ,W . i.--,w---wx--- ..-.,-fr...-,, Fwy, . ..,.,. ff- , X 'THOMAS WILLIAM McDONALD Always try to do the right thing. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest. Baseball 45 Basketball 1,25 Boys' Glee 1,2,3,45 Class Officer 15 Musical 2,45 Concert Band 1 ,2,3,45 Football ' 1,2,3,45 Homecoming Court 45 Marching Band 1 ,2,35 Mixed Chorus 1,2,3,45 Pep Band 1,2,3,45 Sm. In- stru. Group 1,25 Sm. Vocal Group 1,2,3,45 Stage Band 1,25 Sweet Teens 1,3,45 Track 1,2. ANGELA DAWN MORGAN Had I to carve an inscription on my tombstone , I would ask for none other than "The Individual." Annual Staff 1,2,3,45 Basketball 15 Musical 45 Concert Band 15 Girls' Glee 2,3,45 Marching Band 15 Mixed Chorus 2,3,45 National Honor Society 2,3,45 Pep Band 15 Sm. Vocal Group 2,3,45 Speech 35 Sweet Teens 45 Track 1 ,25 Corner-Conference Art Fair 1,2,3,45 Comer Conf. Honor ChoirT4wX 245. ROBERT EUGENE LEWIS , I was ahnost killed one day when hit by a train of thought. Baseball 1, Wrestling 1,2,3,4. KEVIN JAY McCALL He who turns the other cheek too far gets it in the neck. ' Baseball 3,45 Basketball 1,2,3,45 Boys' Glee 1,2,3,45 Musical 2,35 Concert Band 1 ,2,3,4, Football 1,25 Marching Band 1,2,3,45 Mixed Chorus 1,2,3,45 Pep Band 1,2,3,45 Sm. Instru. Group 1,2,3,45 Sm. Vocal Group 1,3,45 Speech 3,- Stage Band 1,25 Sweet Teens 3,4. WILLIAM ARTHUR PHILLIPS I'm a-very simple man to please5 all I want is the best! ! ! Baseball 2,45 Bo ' Glee 45 Musi- cal 3,45 Football,s3,45 Mixed , Chorus 45 .Speech 35 Sweet Teens 4 , . , PATRICK PIJANOWSK1 The computer saves man a lot of guesswork, but then so does a bi- 1 I Baseball. 1 , 2 , 3 ,45 Basketball I 1,2,3,45 Musical 3,45 Concert Band 1,2,3,45 Footba1lf1,2,3,45 Homecoming Court 45 Marching Band 1 ,2,3,4- National Honor Society 3,45 Pep Band 1,2,3,45 1 Sm. Instfu. Group 1,2,3,45 5 Speech 2,3,4. ' A .. A ' ' '-- is LISHA YVONNE 1Rv1N I survive . 5 Annual Staff 3,45 Business Staff 3,45 Musical 3, Girls' Glee 3,45 Librarian 1 , Mixed Chorus 3,45 Track 1,2,3,4. SHEILA MARIE JOHNSON Quiet but always ready for frm: Cheerleader 3 . A VICTORIA ANN KRUSE A When I can't talk sense, I talk anyway, HANK WILLIAM LEHNIAN 5 The greatest use of life is to spend it on something that will out last' 1t. 5 Baseball 3,45 Basketball 2,3,,4,5 Concert Band 1 ,2,3,45 Marching Band 1,2,3,45 Pep'Band 1,2,3-,4, Sm. lnsu-u.. Group '1,2,3,4, stage Band 3,45 Track 1,2,3,4I 5 TERI KAY KEAT My idea of an agreeable person is one who agrees with me . Basketball 1,2,3,45 Class officer 35 Homecoming Court 45 March- ing Band 1, Softball 1,2,3,45 Track 1,2. MARK GLEN KNOP If beer was brain food, .I'd be a genius. .5 if-E DANNY PAUL TAYLOR Free at last. Maybe. 0 Student Manager 15 Wrestling 1 ,2,3. TERRY GENE VANDERPOOL ' God bless the man who invented sleep. Baseball 15 Football 1 . X PRISCILLA SUE STEINER If you are going to climb you've got to' grab the 'branches , not the blossoms. ' - Accompianist 1 ,2,3,45 All-State Tryouts 15 Basketball 1,2,3,45 Musical 1 ,2,3,45 Concert Band 152,45 Girls' Glee 1,2,3,45 Homecoming Court 45 Marching Band 1,2,45 Mixed Chorus 1 ,2,3,45 National Honor Society 2,3,45 Pep Band 1,2,45 Sm. In- stru. Group 1,2545 Sm. Vocal Group 1,2,3,45 Softball 152,35 Stage Band 1 ,2,45 Student Coun- cil 3,45 Sweet Teens 1,2,3,45 Track 1 ,25 All-Conference Team Basketball 1 5254. MICHAEL LH! SYVERSON Good things come in small pack- ages. Baseball 25 Football 35 Student Manager1,25 Wrestling 1,2,3. KIMBERLY SUE WRIGHT Laughter is the shortest distance- between two people . E Basketball 15 Cheerleader 45 Musical 45 Girls' Glee 14213145 Mixed chorus 1,2,3,4s Sm- V0 cal Group 3 ,4. ' XJ -sf NANCY JOXPORTER C To achieve all that is possible , we must attempt the impossible . To be as much as we can be , we must dream of being more. . g 5 Musical 3,45 Concert Band 1,2,3,45 Girls' Glee 2,35 Librar- ian 25 Marching Band 1,2,3,45. Mixed Chorus 2,35 Pep Band 1,2,3,45 Speech 45 Stage Band 2,3,45 Student Manager 1,2,35 Track 2. LISAMARIERAI-IR Lifeisnotaha' anda i' ' V318 8 V1118, but a being and a becoming. I Girls' Glee 1,2,3,45 Mixed Cho- rus 1,2,3,45 Sm. Vocal Group, 3,4. ALAN SCOTT SOWERS 5lt's not what you get caught at that counts, it's what you get away with. Baseball 1 , 2 , 3 ,45 Football 1,2,3,45 Homecoming Court 4. MARTHA JANE SOWERS E Let not the fears of tomorrow, nor the mistakes of yesterday, spoil 5 ltllme rest of today. 4 S ftb 11 Omecoming Queen - o 4 a 1.2,3,4, Track 1,2,3'. 5 DEBORAH ANN SCHAFFER ' May you always have the freedom to be yourself. Concert Band 15 Girls' Glee 1,45 librarian 3,45 Marching Band 15 Mixed Chorus 1 ,4 5 Pep Band 15 Sm. lnstru. Group 15 Sm. Vocal Group 53,45 Softball 15 Speech 4. PHILLIP SCOTT SMITH I served my time , now letme out! Basketball 1 ,2,35 Class Officer 3. - f .-- -wvfvfvzfnwn--Lv-rncwwwvrw--rw---rvfff M--f-,Lv-F-U-----g-1-.... .,..,,.,,... ,, , ,,, ,,, . ,. .. , Seniors Head For The Hills v.g..A. X 'xx -k Rx S e -:n"' 'Y W X 1 5 9 ling 'fn -1-.......,..,,..,,, ' ' "'v-- 9--,...w.... For the class of 1979 the memories of their high school d l menta experiences seem like only yesterday, an e e ry though it has been thirteen years . For many seniors, . . . . 11 f graduation 1S the last time they Will ever see a o their classmates, but the lasting memories that have developed through the years will continue to effect their lives greatly. Shown at the Left are the senior class officers and sponsor. Front Row from Left: Cindy Bow n Secretary' Mr. Richard Erb, Sponsor, Alan e 1 7 Sowers, Treasurer. Second Row: james Crafton, Vice-Presidentg Larry Curtis, President. L ? l 1 I 1 I f 7 7 I 5 I I L r M i t The Seniors left at 1:00 a.m. Friday, May 18th and headed for the hills at Osage Beach, Missouri. Their stay at Kirkwood Lodge was an exciting and enjoyable time with swim- ming, water skiing, boating, go-cart riding, the water slide, bumber boats, and the Wild Mouse. The class returned Sunday evening and spent the following week recuperatjng. The trip will always be remembered. ,J4,4os.xs.wmm::m:v.v,w,,,,,,w.A,,.,w.,,..,. .,.... W ....,,,.V Y F I W - I? I 1 ff H i i 4 r P l I ! 1 i w 5 f Y l v l V, E E I 1 i 5 L E i 1 u S r H I L 4 LMJ -5' 9 'M-'don 4 , I , 1,2 ,, 4 X X' I x X ,gnywfaifg , Elaine Binkley Steve Brown Cathy Capshaw a ,.,.., 'PIT'- ,K , 5? ? I ,I-V, C r r ,. fr . kai I' Q H r mazf.s3fHVEr'klu,r f E , ' ,V r . Mark Christensen Carla Crawford Christine Deakins fill ? K' Randy Frink Mike Good JOYCE Gray ., W' ' N Carla 1011115011 Rod Lewis Kelli Maher -ag.-2 :nf David Morgan Kenny Myers Julie Neppl Mary Sowers Lynnette Stephens Carol Stephens 'Ohm Ray Harris Mickey Hudson kr-we., Robert McGrew Ronald McGrew Debbie Slmnp Craig Smith . , R J a-,4 R -ABSENT e ir ' ilii 1 - AVAILABLE 1: Dan Vanderpool Brent Vestal ? L , -MA Y- Y , ---J ,Aki -SJ- 33 Freshman Hit The Trail Finally having made it through the Junior High years, the Freshman class is now ready to hit the trail that will lead them through High School . PICTURED ABOVE, LEFT TO RIGHT ARE: Rob Erick- son, Sponsor, Darla Eastwood, Secretary, Rod Powles, Sponsor, John Moore, Vice-president, Brian Hillyer, President, Lynn jahnke, Sponsor, Chet Slump, Treasurer. Brian Hillyer Ken Kester Valjean Lehman Rebecca Lewis John Moore Joan Neppl Gene Palser L yf ,, ff mf Christy Capshaw Anna Carlstedt Larry Chatfield Mary Clark af" 26 7'- L I L 7 I 'K xr: 4, . 'VH'-1 ' x 2 V . L f' K y If Frank Dm-bin Richard Erb Barry Frink Lisa Gustafson Jeff Jennings John Lucky Libby Magers Ruth Maxwell Craig McCall Richard Moore Marilyn Moyers Chris Myers jim Neppl Mark Nichols jennifer Rahr , E Leanna Sayers Sally Sowers Troy Sowers L0ri Stephens Julie Syverson '15 Sheila Taylor Shelly Taylor David Vanderpool Joe Vande1'P001 Teresa Vestal 4,41 lL cf f fx, A Zi iumgd , i , r J xN ,A muh N., K 5 441. ly' I ! Q1 f i, . x 6' S " . f' ' . x 4 f If ..f' 'J ' 0:5 . '- ., 3, an ,Y fy, x,.5,,. Q . f 5 , Q, ,A f 1 -4. f in .QW V. 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R I " is ,Wag X . .W .,.X K ' -gf wx Y , ...wmgs A x i ' L s I W-r' 'WWI Richard Adams Ronnie Ballinger Lesley Blank Suzanne Bowen l , 'PH C 1 Ag:-Q' 37' Karen Crosswhite Pam Darby Lisa Delisi Teri Duysen Darla Eastwood Brian Hanshaw 1 4 i 1 47 ma- QW' Xv WV Aw f x 'BK J l a ll Michelle Sawin Bob Shroeder Chet Slump Dick Steiner Phillip Straight Carol Tmner . .. .. . W y,fy,yw..ffyyfff7ywf ,f , W f f f . f if 'J 7 1 M - - . , .fffy...0..'-.fy Q t . ,QW , , - A gm' .- :MW .f' ,. . ..... -AW 7 ,4'14fa,, . g.,f.,,,yW 5 f .1 '- ' 2 , "M-' 21 f.e"'4r-an gf., f ' L' " . . .g1,:,., ,-..,v :-, V 11: W. mi. , ' 1' -. 4 , f f 5 ga ' Q V , f K K5 ,f 4 - Y I -Q' f., -I,-. nur 1' an 1 Q 1 1 Q5 5-,ig Z, f Shown above is this year's annual staff members who are constantly busy preparing the annual for pro- duction. The staff is also respon- sible for the concession stand dur- ing girls and boys track meets that are held at Nishna Valley. The annual staff is sponsored by Miss Judy Dowden. Front Row from Left: Lisha lrvin, Angie Morgan, Lynnette Stephens. Back Row: joan Neppl, julie Syverson, Carol Taylor. Shown to the right is the newspa- per staff. Along with writing about school happenings the staff also includes Bows and Arrows and Senior of the Week. Front Row from Left: julie Syverson, Latmie Gustafson, Miss Pat Hurley, spon- sor. Back Row: Sally Sowers, Elaine Burrington, Lisha Irvin, Joyce Gray. 1 N5 64 ii" 7 A f so KVA .Q A 1 AWP' N W fly '..'s 'E gg, a .,.. . ,.., t .Hn x E ms s if is PY? " , X, X 5 743- , 411 jijladkflbauffi 1 X! , ! fl I If Ziggy? Z XX X 1 i 's I i VALLEY'S EXTRACURRICULAR EXPERIME TORS Once again Witchdoctor Morgan's apprentices have come home victorious. Pictured Below are the scientists and their projects. The ratings are the ones received at the Hawkeye Science Fair in Des Moines. LEFT TO RIGHT: joe Twaddle, I-Ion. Mention, Mike Mercer, Excellent, Brenda Myers, Hon. Mention, Tammy Timson, Superior, Kurt Morgan, First Place Corner Conference, Superior HSF5 Tami Brown, Excellent and winner of scientific calculator, Sheri Frink, Excellent, John Neppl, Superior, Ken Timson, I-Ion. Mention 5 Jeff Davidson, Excellent, Toni Water- man, Second Place Corner Conference, Excellent I-ISF, Guy Bodwell fabsentj, Superior and winner of 325.00 U.S. Savings Bond. Mr. Richard Morgan, Sponsor. D055 PAREHTAL KNOWLEDGE UF' TESYS HAVE ANY EFFECT PULSE UMTS UK TEST RESULTS AH ELICTRID IH TPAISFBR TD LEA RH OSCILLISCUPE fi-nnuufhe CONTROL BY 1 mari! USING CDLBRED I- STUDY DF THE DF LEA . an PLANT EFFL S iT'.i ' A ewes UCHT- SYCLES N Evil A CUMPARATIVE STUDY LIGHT gum gas' me u1n.:zg1?gN or THE rrezsnzt Lens: UF ::,::,r""'2 T ,cnunxss mxmnnsrsn mnausmm 5 runes UF 2 . nwrznszm 1 , comme, Q 1. M.. A ' 2, ...E iQ ? 5- x 11 il 1 F6 A Shown above is the 1979 N. V. Tribal Council. The council has a pretty big responsibility of keeping a truce between the student body and administration. Front Row from Left: james Duysen, Priscilla Steiner, Larry Curtis. Second Row: joe Vanderpool, Rich Erb, Dick Steiner, Brian I-Iillyer. Third Row: Libby Magers, julie Neppl, Mike Good, Carol Taylor, Lisa Delisi. Back Row: Mr. Robert Delisi, Sponsor, Mr. Don Lee, Spon sor. To the Left are the Student L1 brarians They are kept busy dur 1ng the year by doing the many deeds required to maintain an or derly library Front Row from Left Deb Schaffer, Julie Syver son, Libby Magers, Sheila Taylor, Lisa Gustafson, Joan Neppl Shown Behind 1S Miss Peg Snicker, l1 brarian .I I .- Q - . . - 0 . n - Q . 1 0 . 1 . 0 u Q n . n - Q 0 - 0 4 . ' ' v 6 , x x V- Y s.,. MSX' -wi. .., 1 , . It I , 287 ' Pictured above are the senior members of the National Honor Society. BACK ROW: Larry Curtis, President, Priscilla Steiner, Secretary, Dennis Grindle , Vice-President, Pat Pijanowski. FRONT ROW: Angie Morgan, Kim Crosswhite, Elaine Burrington, james Crafton, Treasurer. Pictured at the left are the sophomore , Junior and senior members. BACK ROW: David Morgan, Raymond Harris, Mark Costello, Larry Curtis, Pat Pijanowski, Angie Morgan, Carol Tay- lor, Lynnette Stephens. FRONT ROW: jennifer Rahr, Jeff Jennings, Kim Crosswhite, Elaine Burrington, Sheila Taylor, Lori Stephens. Y N 1 Blackhawks Speak ut I X E. 1 'S This year's Speech Troupe brought home several I's from the District and State Contests. Those contestants participating in the District Individual Division are front-L to R: N. Porter, J. Neppl, and L. Gustafson. Back: P. Pijanowski, L. Delisi, L. Gustafson and R. Harris. Not pictured: L. Stephens. Large Group participants also made a fine show- ing. Members of the groups are pictured L to R. Front: T. Vestal, D. Shaffer, T. Duysen, E. Burrington, J. Neppl, L. Gustafson, G. johnson, and A. Carlstedt. Back: M. Costello, S. Tay- lor, P. Pijanowski, E. 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K., N72 , -f .mf 1' 4 , . ff V fwfr, 'wr-zK..K1 .K K K' ,1 " I 'aff 'f 'K K K - 2,t:'f"1,"2KfKK,K K . K if ' -M 'K.K-w,:f',,. ' la,KK1.'1..f"'a,fK.L3'f,t..'K.'?i.Q 'K,,. s..,,1:,P"fm-wewZ7,:,i'7KFfa-.IK 4' J ..,1ait...fffSvgKz ,,2..a , The Blackhawk Marching Band fabovej was on the go this year, high-stepping at several pa- rades and home football halftime shows. The band is directed by Mr. Larry Peppers and Ray Harris is the drum major. Most of the instrumen talists were involved in Pep Band too , which played at pep rallies and home basketball half- times. Four ambitious musicians are pictured below, chosen to participate in the jumior High and High School Hon- or Bands at Red Oak. They are ffrom leftj Ken Kester, Mary Gipe, Ray Harris, and Hank Lehman. H 1 K 4 41 I 1 On Wednesday night, April 18, 1979, the Nishna Valley Chapter of the National Honor Society held its induction ceremony. The speaker for the evening was Mr. Robert Delisi. Mr. Delisi is the American Histo- ry, Government, and Spanish teacher at Nishna Val- ley. Larry CLu'tis led the induction ceremony as six new members were inducted. Following the ceremo- nies, Mrs. Dorothy Harbor presented the senior mem- bers with a traditional rose . Mrs. Peggy Phelps played the processional and recessional and accompanied the mixed double quartet as they sang ' 'No Man Is an ls- land, " The duet of Priscilla Steiner and Dennis Grin- dle also sang ' 'With a Song in My Heart. " - Grindle , Mark Costello , Barry Frink, and Chet Slump. Several arrangements done by the Sweet Teens were ' 'Nobody Does lt Better" , ' 'Life is a Song Worth Singing' ' , ' 'Theme from New York, New York' ' , ' 'Are You Lonesome tonight" , and "The Best of the Beach Boys. ' ' Solos were done by Priscilla Steiner and Raymond Harris . Duet by Tom McDonald and Lori Stephens. ' 'A Little Variety' ' was the 4 title of this year's annual Sweet Teen Variety Show. Pictured left are this year's Sweet Teen members. FRONT ROW FROM LEFT: Teresa Ves- tal, Kim Byers, Karen Cross- white, Kim Crosswhite, Debbie Slump, Priscilla Steiner, Angie Morgan, Lynnette Stephens, Carla johnson, and Bambi Byers. BACK ROW: Rod Bol- ton, Bob Adams, Ray Harris, Kevin McCall, Tom Mc- Donald, Larry Curtis, Dennis Shown right were this year's Masters of Ceremonies, james Crafton and Pat Pijanowski. if rn ,Y k X D 3 U I 5 I The N.V. Stage Band really jazzed it up at several performances including the Sweet Teens Variety Show. The group includes ffront leftj Teresa Vestal, Ken Myers, Nancy Porter, Larry C'L1I'tlS, Dave Morgan, Kim Crosswhite, and Dennis Grindle. Back Row: Priscilla Steiner, Lynn Stephens, Troy Sowers, Randy Frinlc, Pat Pijanowski, Kathy Bass, Launie Gustafson, Rod Bolton, Hank Lehman, Ken Bass and Chris Myers. Middle Row: Bob Adams, Mark Costello, Brian I-Iil- lyer, Chet Slump, Justin Byers, and Ray Harris . The Concert Band received a well deserved I rating at Large Group Contest. These inspiring musicians are ffront row leftj P. Steiner, A. Crouse, L. Stephens, K. Crosswhite, R. Lewis, and R. Maxwell. 2nd row- G. Johnson, L. Delisi, A. Carlstedt, T. Timson, J. Neppl, M. Gipe, M. Maher, P. Darby, L. Blank, C. Myers, M. Good, and R. Harris. 3rd row-H. Lehman, R. Bolton, K. Bass, L. Gustafson, M. Sawin, V. Leh- man, K. Bass, J. Syverson, J. Doyle, L. Hansen, S. Bowen, D. Morgan, K. Crosswhite, L. CLu'tis, D. Grindle, J. Byers, C. Slump, B. Hillyer, T. Mc- Donald, M. Costello, and B. Adams. 4th row-E. Carlstedt, L. Nichols, R. Adams, E. Binkley, R. Frinlc, T. Sowers, R. Frink, P. Pijanowski, D. For- ward, K. Kester, D. Steiner, R. McGrew, B. Vestal, and Mr. Peppers. 0 ,Z , f. fm gig. 4. . W... .,......,,4W. .. .., . WA Y K 1 L vssuaas V' A , ' af .ia N.V. Tribal Minstrels if, ,aff :iff , ,ff , . ,.. W ,wr cf 4 Q-yy - 4 ,. Q M. if ' ',V' ' K Pictured above is the Mixed Chorus. The group gave many fine performances furing the past year. The choir brought home a II rating from State Music Contest which was held at Nislma Valley. Mixed Chorus as well as boys and girls glee is directed by Mrs. Peg Phelps. Front Row from Left: Ruth Maxwell, Teri Duysen, Sally Sowers, Kathy Bass, James Crafton, Dennis Grindle, Richard Adams, Lisa Rahr, Karen Crosswhite, Shelly Taylor, Kim Byers, Priscilla Steiner, Lisa Delisi. Second Row: Lori Stephens, Angie Morgan, Anna Carl- stedt, Libby Magers, Carla Crawford, Sheila Taylor, Jennifer Rahr, Leanna Sayers, Chet Slump, Mark Cos- tello, Debbie Slump, Kim Crosswhite, Leslie Blank, Lisha Irvin. Third Row: Michelle Sawin, Lynn Ste- phens, Mary Clark, Rebecca Lewis, Pam Darby, Dave Morgan, Brian I-Iillyer, Dick Steiner, Tom McDonald, Larry C1u'tis, Sheri Ford, Teresa Vestal, Kim Wright, Elaine Binkley, Suzanne Bowen. Fourth Row: Bambi Byers, Carol Taylor, Ann Crouse, Carla johnson, Balinda Deakins, Debbie Schaffer, Darla Eastwood, Joan Neppl, Kevin McCall, Rod Bolton, Bob Adams, Ray Harris, John Moore . 'ILT---..- so ' I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I I l- Included in this year's show was a fantastic performance by the jazz band. Among their se- lections were "Sax Appeal, " "Sweet 'n' Steady," "Ode to Sister Sue," and "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy. " The band is conducted by Mr. Larry Pep- pers. Athletic Banquet Wednesday, April 4 was the date of the annual Athletic Banquet honoring the Nishna Valley athletes . After the ban- quet the program consisted of a speaker, Mr. Warren Swain, and presentations of awards in baseball, softball, football, basketball, wrestling, track, and cheerleading. 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" Elf i mm fm pLLfy Lf-E Al-LE .W P LLE, 4 qpklfy PLLEy Pictured above is the 1978 Hawkette Summer Softball Team. FIRST ROW: Michelle Sawin: Kim Crosswhiteg Launie Gustafson: Priscilla Steiner: janet Carley: Sheri Ford: Kim Byers: Mary Sowers. BACK ROW: Anna Carlstedtg Libby Majors: Debbie Slumpg Sheila Taylor: Carla Crawford: Joan Nepplg Karen Crosswhite: Lisa Gustafson: Deb Caugh- rong and Coach Gee Robinson. Final Conference standing for the girls was 8 wins and 10 losses. Congratulations to Launie Gustafson for making All Tournament First Team Infield at Walnut and Irwin. Pictured below is the 1978 Blackhawk Baseball Team. FRONT ROW: Dan Smith: Gary Frinkg Arnold Frazeeg Larry Curtis: Kevin McCall: Hank Lehman: Pat Pijanowskig Randy Frinkg and Coach Gee Robinson. BACK ROW: Chris Myers: Mark Costello: Bobby Adamsg. David Morgan: Craig McCall: Val jean Lehman: Alan Sowersg Manager Barry Frlnk and Manager Richard Adams. F1nal Conference standingswere 8 wins and 4 losses. Congradulations to the boys for their third place conference standing . JR Q L' ' cg. ' 5 I S QQ 3 I 2 1 6 . I N w J, I 1 f i if K. if if I 1 I l I E x 1 . it Nishna Valley's Football braves really showed power on the battlefield this season with a 7-2 final record. Above Back Row Left to Right: Mark Costello, james Duysen, Nate Evans, Ken Myers, and Bill Phillips. Second Row: Coach Erb, Robert McGrew, Brent Vestal, Mike Good, Rommie McGrew, and Randy Frink. First Row: Larry Curtis, Erik Carlstedt, 'Tom McDonald, james Crafton, Phil Good, Alan Sowers, and Pat Pijanowski. Those re- ceiving conference honors were Randy Frink, 1st team, Nate Evans, lst team, james Duysen, 2nd team, james Crafton, 2nd team, and Larry Curtis , 2nd team. All Southwest Iowa Honors went to Randy Frink, 1st team, Larry Cnutis and james Duysen, Honorable Mention. Congradulations Hawks! Pictured below are the Jr. Varsity football braves who played a 3 and 2 season. Third Row Left to Right: Coach Doug Deskin, Craig McCall, Rich Erb, Joe Vanderpool, john Moore, Gene Palser, and Coach Melvin Stoner. Second Row: Larry Chatfield, Richard Adams, Brian Hillyer, Richard Steiner, John Lucky, Ronnie Ballinger, and Chet Slump. First Row: Jim Neppl, Craig Smith, Steve Brown, Dave Morgan, Bobby Adams, and Chris Myers. if . 'fix ...Fl ,A . ii "fil+'f1 ' 3 -' ' '."L x A ff' , 4' fi-1' Y 2' 'A , . Pictured below is the 1978 I-Iawkette Fall Softball Team. FRONT ROW: Priscilla Steiner 5 Mary Sowersg Lamiie Gustaf gong Kim Byersg Martha Sowersg 'Kim Crosswhiteg and Debbie Slump. BACK ROW: Coach Don Leeg Manager Leslie Blankg Michelle Sawing Karen Crosswhiteg Lori Stephensg Libby Magersg Lisa Gustafsong Carla Crawfordg joan Nepplg T Leanna Sayersg Sheila Taylorg and Manager Teresa Vestal. The girls enjoyed a good season with 5 wins and 6 losses, 1 I I I l I 5:1--A fx .i""x ,, . ' ' T rig? -' TFQ Qgixuuuif f , ff 1f1f?5T '-fr fi n - K T 8 s x M 3 L alley S Squaw Squad The I-Iawkette basketball team had a good season this year, and the girls really worked hard. The Varsity squad is pitured at left. Front from left-Karen Crosswhite, Leslie Blank, and Michelle Sawin. 2nd row-Coach Mel Stoner, Lori Stephens, Libby Magers, Carla Crawford, Ann Crouse, Leanna Sayers, Mgr. Shelley Taylor, and Coach Rob Erick- son. 3rd row-julie Neppl, Deb Slump, Sheila Taylor, and Mgr. Kim Crosswhite, Top row- Bambi Byers, Launie Gustafson, and Priscilla Steiner. The Jlmior Varsity team was on the go too. Front from left-Michelle Sawin, Lisa Delisi, Ann Crouse, Suzanne Bowen, Joan Neppl, and Leslie Blank. Back-Coach Mel Stoner, Carla Crawford, Lori Stephens, Leanna Sayers, Mgr. Shelley Taylor, Mgr. Kim Crosswhite, and Coach Rob Erickson. Not pictured-Lisa Gustafson and Teri Keat. We would like to congratulate the gals and wish some luck to seniors Priscilla Steiner, Bambi Byers, Launie Gustafson, and Teri Keat. This was also the first time in N.V. history that the gals have beaten Farragut. Congrats! 4.3- -' Ly' Y - 'n 'f.,.e- A u' I 9 . , x X I 4-fv-.mg - -- . . ie' Q39 , ,,..,.,,f.-'-Qi-45' -of riff H' "' ' " ,, fNu7!J- Ig , 4 '15 x ' . x 1, 1 , . iqqf r , ,X ' ' 4 fa ra ,Q 1 N I 14" If f 1 x 'R : 52X . ' l ll V .' Aj P I 1 K 1 f 4 1 I 5 K 1714, 'V ! f- Nw, 2 fu A My A f F v A 4 Va r--PN s n M a lv n MU' '21 z., 5 'Q 'FY.?l5'1.f.7 1:1 'J ff x w v xl' ep. 'Q "r..zf.J-7-4 .,' 3 ,L . . Q: - T .1 'W P . - - 1' , ,va . ,g...-, , , ' - f , "ln'- '-' .'. I . ' 'Y-juni ' . -, 9 Nf- .Q . , inf '-'.-.- ..,.3.,." 'f-gf. "X ' '. f 171- 05.3155 "lf: 'iv' ' L' fill' ' 14' ' 311. 5 5.-J, . -p, ,, 1 ,mf H V117 . 1 J" " 'J ff- ' - L 1-1 gf jg f Q '4.. :,. J-Y!-:K , ' 4-- - '- "- . - rx. ' - - , , s - ' J . , e-- ' Q . -' G-.-L., 1 if . -. '-'. '-1-'.- . af' XJ.,-q ,.,.r -. . ,-1 V a.. f ..:-,K --,' . ,.. - 1 'J ' -Lb .Q vw - 2'-P - - 'i1-- Yr '-tall, . f, ...v K .f: , -,,-. 'K . ,M 1 .4 '- ' -:' '- .., i 1 A 1 N r 5 , Basketball' Braves ,Are - Conference Champs F 'I'his year the Nishna Valley Blackhawk Varsity Basketball Team played their best season ever, winning the Comer Conference Championship Tournament. The hardworking squad, coached by detennined Doug Deskin, is pictured below, along with their well-deserved trophy. Players are lfront row left1fRich Adams, Craig Smith, john Moore , and Chet Slump. 'Backg Coach Lynn Jahnke, Larry Curtis, Dick Steiner, Ray Harris, Dennis Grindle , Dave Forward Pat Pijanowski, Randy Frink, Bob Adams, Kevin McCall, Mark Costello, and Coach Deskin. Below is the j.V. Squad. From left-Rich Adams, Mark Costello, Ray Harris, Bob Adams, Dick Steiner, john Moore, and Chet Slump. We would like to congratulate all of these outstanding ball players and extend best wishes to seniors Larry Curtis, Dennis Grindle, Dave Forward, Pat Pijanowski, and Kevin McCall. E Blackhawk Indian Wrestling .. fr ... ln L ff.. as XX A,-4 Nishna Val1ey's wrestling squad had a great sea son this year. Those macho maulers pictured above, along with their impressive tournament trophies, are lfront from leftj Rich Erb, John Lucky, Dan Vanderpool, Chris Myers, Joe Van- derpool, Dave Farmer, and Rod Lewis. Back- Coach Ken Taylor, Dave Vanderpool, James Duysen, Mike Good, Erik Carlstedt, Rob McGrew, Brent Vestal, Ron McGrew, Ken Myers, and Coach Dick Erb. Those three smiling muscle men pictured at left qualified for state . Front-Rich Erb. Back from left-Dan Vanderpool and James Duysen. Congrats to the guys and best of luck to seniors Jamie Duysen, Erik Carstedt, and Dave Farmer. V , T I u 1 I 7 " Q 0 . X I i The Blackhawk tribe's Cheerleaders are always ready to encourage our hardworking warriors onto a victory Their spirited attitude really makes everyone in the audience want to get into the game and fight! BELOW are the 1978 Football Cheerleaders. From top RIGHT to LEFT are Sheila Taylor, Lesle Blank, Sherri Bowen, and Cindy Bowen. From bottom RIGHT to LEFT are Lori Stephens, Karen Crosswhite , Shelley Taylor, and Elaine Binkley. At RIGHT is our new mascot being impersonated by Teresa Vestal. ,ln 'Sy paul sr?" K mv Q yi 0 . Q X 9 .gg x . X 1 QW ' - I r . gr N-Nd-us-.' X -N. 'lllluu-nan-an Q sf' +8 ' . M1 5,15 y5ONf"?Kw ,,4Mwxx: Q umvmm 49 on an A sg X f X X' gf-jai.. Mgwssxg X . O Nfw' W ' 0 f"" w Y Sli' g,-, 'N pn , X Qs-Aix ' 'NM QJN1 X M.,,,.X I., MW N.V. Running Renegades Shown above is the 1979 Girls Track Team. They are Front Row from Left: Lisha Irvin, Darla Eastwood, Leanna Sayers, Lori Stephens, Sheila Taylor, Libby Magers, Teresa Vestal, Mel Stoner, Coach. Second Row: Lisa Delisi, Launie Gustafson, Cathy Capshaw, Karen Crosswhite, Elaine Binkley, Michelle Sawin, Sheri Ford. I 2 I l 4 I QEJBY' WRC 57,5 5 ,,0. X... I , , B Q Quan Flnfmdls R ,, , r Keeping the spirits up for the winter squads are the Wrestling Cheerleaders ABOVE, Top Row, Left to Right: Teri Duysen, Sherri Bowen, Darla Eastwood, and Bottom Row: Elaine Binkley, Elaine Burrington and Teresa Vestal. Raising YELL for the Basketball teams are TOP RIGHT, Clockwise , Jennifer Rahr, Anna Carlstedt, and Kim Wright. 9 1 sk , 'l Q lt' " 1 - , ssm.2f4ilvL..,,. . . idx f,lL 4- ,Pg ., '-lf , X -Y . u k'AvAvA'Dn'A!4HvA'l f7,Avbx 'lsr if by W 'W 7' 1 . J ,' i f , 'fQ'f'7f"'fsf!.-Q .Q j , f I l U ' ' 'wg 3 'C X, I I BV ll I ,X X K X Renegades 4 Q ff-'44, " , I iffm '1 i:-,- , - en, ""Qx.1"Qg3w1fyM.?,,.,e,4g WEMLV ,. fl-4: W:Az.z1,9,y w.,g..4.aa.fw0,mN XXI-f. X I -.------ - - ,,,,,,--- 1 1-f -, v I H ff f 1 fi? :sm 'fi Pictured above is the 1979 Boys Track Team whose members strived through the whole season to reach their goals. Front Row from Left: Coach jahnke , Brian I-Iillyer, Randy Frink, Mark Cos- tello, Erik Carlstedt, Dave Forward, Hank Lehman. Second Row: Chris Myers, Chet Slump, Val jean Lehman, Mickey Straight, john Moore, Dick Steiner. Back Row: Craig McCall, Dave Mor- gan, Kenny Myers, Frank Durbin, Craig Smith, Richard Adams. ' ' 4- 42.4. W , ' A .A ,a ' . W, , ' f, ' " - ' '- - , ' , ' - ... . -1 ' . A s...2vwg.....,.gfarehvii.-14.4,-,..:.,.4-.,s.,mi:u-ang...t-1,.sQ.---4--:.---- aa'..w..,..:..,..,s..,,-,----.. , f GBCDY DOES IT BETTER ,....,W.w.K..... , W., t ,... , .-.lr i a 5 , D its X I wwf 1- N L- v Y 3 i K 5 The 1978 Homecoming theme definitely exhibited our Black- hawk pride . Throughout this special week Valley's residents en- joyed various events such as Clash Day, Hillbilly Day, Dress Up Day, Inside-out Day, and Color 8 Courtesy Day. Fmm events such as Peanut Races, Tricycle Races, a Sock Hop, Hall Decoration Contests, Bubblei-blowing Contests and, oh yes, a Senior Teepee, rounded out the week. Everyone made a special effort this year to show their spirit and cheer our guys onto a victory. - fx -A ', ii ff X X x7 I XM f' , f 1 W f af firm' X K W Wpfff X , , f W2 X Xl E f':',,T?.f iff X x ,f ?y I ' 4, 'fans'-,J',f,f f f W f X gxxxi , X ,, A 1 R a Coronation ceremonies were held on October 14 for the '78 Homecoming Royalty. Ray Harris, serving as Master of Ceremonies, opened the ceremony with the introduction of the Sweet Teens who sang ' 'Nobody Does it Better, ' ' this year's theme . Last year's Royal- ty, Queen janet Carley and King Dave McGrew, were presented followed by the introduction of this year's court. Gift Bearers were Sean jahnke and Wendy Frink fpictured at left.j Martha Sowers and James Duysen were crowned as the 1978 Homecoming Queen and King. Congratulations! Following the coronation a dance was held with music by Anna Carlstedt's stereo , since the group, ' 'Back to Back, ' ' went to Hastings, Nebraska instead. Pictured below is the Homecoming Court. From left-Kim Crosswhite, James Crafton, Cindy Bowen, Tom McDonald, Queen Martha Sowers, King James Duysen, Teri Keat, Pat Pijanowski, Priscilla Steiner, Larry Curtis, Kim Byers, and Alan Sowers. The student council deserves a big thanks for the beautiful decorations . T l. I I l '!"' it , 1978 ROYALTY FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Cindy Bowen is escorted by Tom Mc Donald. Priscilla Steiner is es- corted by Larry Curtis. , V1.7 if L' o FROM ,FAR LEFT: Kim. Crosswhite is escortedbygjimes Crafton. ' Queen Martha Sowers is escorted by King James Duysen. V FROM FAR LEFT: Kim Byers is escorted by Alan Sowers. Teri Keat is escorted by Pat Pijan- owski. F n 5- -1 - v ' ' . , , b xwsxk zff- "X ' , ' 42534, L12-S f ,.,, , W.-N4 If ow WVR, ,J X of xi! l ,., f , f I f 1, ff f r V f 1 ,lily V' .X ff ft, A 1 f- 1: If 1 A xl " 'N if ,af If f.,-- ., ' Q ,Sgr aluhw W , I I 'lu l bij, yuilrffhm K A- - J 4 F ,- llIlu'IfM1la ,llfbfl 5 W, g,,,L,, - K i - ,, A -. Q ll" lIlVMlw f: 4' gi1-- X pq S- :ATL- N -YA i ' -'jf'- 4 Q-, 'fl ' D- ' ,fi , S A L, Y -a , x On March 23 and 24, Nishna Valley presented its High School Musical. Much hard work went into the preparation of Roger and Hammerstein's production of ' 'South Pacific. ' ' A special thanks to Drama Director, Pat Hurley, and to Music Director, Peg Phelps-without their tireless efforts, this production would have been impossible . Special thank-you's are also deserved by the various committeesand crews whose voluntary work made this musical an event that will most surely be remembered by all. 74 x 5 Mary ffm wi S Q 19 5 David V , and Taylor ' 4' 'Na I I 4 2, f f' 1 4 fy, f fi YJ ,f I fm I 4 e i W in x v f 1 1 5fy1'a::'mf . 'Q Vit? Z-ffffsfg 9' T 15 'ANA ,QL Wei: , 0 ,L ,X ,Vt .. K7 'v Ypm Y ' Lx, s X ,,y,1.,N Kiwyl V 4 4 ' K-, .wy,,. ..,gae, ,H 7 f Nz yr, , is 1 V3 k sf' f im ' Waters . . . .. . . . Brent Vestal . . . Lynn Stephens . . Kim Wright . . . . . Kim Byers . . . Nancy Porter . . She11ey:gQl'aylor . . . Ban41bi'eByers . . Sheila Taylor Lt. Ggjievieve Marshall .y Emigrgaygisa Maneui y. . ., Waleski as . Eigsigliifjanets-McGregor 4 Ensigiigfamela Whitmore . . . . Yfaeger . . .K . Carla Johnson .... M. .... Leanna Sayers yiMacRae . . . . . Latmie Gustafson Murphy . . ,Q ii ....... Kathy Bass MacKenzie ssfl K . . . LorigStephens Carter . . .M . aflq f . . . S ff VjDra:rr1g5D1rector . . ii . . . . . . PRIIVHQTIEY lviusitg irector ...... ........ Pegl1jP1ie1ps and Props' . . Mrs. LanaTayflor, Byers, Mrs. Libby Grindle, ' Mrs. Dixie Steiigefi, Mrs. and Sayers, ff7f'H11isenga, Mrs, yS9ygers,i ,F1'iI1kl, 'rem Mal-r,i1vx1-S: f aK Miller, john Moore, Ron Ballinger ,N theffrrieihie? bers of the cast and their parents. K K Program Design ............. Mr. Richard Erb A if M ...Y ' 1 V ,sn ' ,., hw' ' A - , ,:t,, I , , ,,,, Willy V 7 X .. y ' ittl K X I Aff' 1 W Ly' . ,, imww , 53 K ia' K ' My ,, , ,Z , C f ffl' 5 .1 "ff 5 4 at f it 2 'Cf ' Y 3 ,, ,Mffff V . ' '7' 'X f I , X ,S 2 'f V . , M so 9 1 .1 v , K I 4: ar, 1 1 ,-.I J 'fs'-A C- f 5 L Q skis? x 4 xg Y A, x "Ya fM....N v . N.V.'S TOP MUSICAL COMPETITORS The Nishna Valley Music Department really worked hard this year and their efforts paid off. Pictured are all of the groups that re- ceived Division I ratings at the State Solo and Ensemble Contest at Shelby-Tenant. At right is the Sax Duet of L. Curtis fleftj and D. Grindle. Below left is the Sax Sextet. From left-S. Bowen, N. Porter, L. Curtis, D. Grindle, D. Morgan and K. Crosswhite. Middle right is the Brass Quintet. From left- R. McGrew, B. Adams, H. Lehman, R. Bol- ton, and R. Harris. More hard-working musicians are picttued below. The Percussion Ensemble consists of ffrom leftj-P. Pijan- owskl, R. Frink, E. Carlstedt, D. Forward, and T. Sow- ers. Below right are all the soloists who received I's. Front left-T. Vestal, K. Crosswhite, and L. Stephens. Back-D. Grmdle, P. Steiner, L. CLu'tis, and Mr. Sawin. Valley Warriors Track Down Points 1 V 1 l i 1 1 1 i i f , f M ' i L "Come Sail Awayn Prom was held on Saturday, April 28, 1979 at the Ramada Inn in Omaha. The evening began at 6:30 p.m. with a meal of tossed salad, rolls, chicken, potatoes, green beans and ice cream. We were welcomed by junior class president, Carol Taylor, and Senior class president, Larry Curtis, gave the re- sponse . David Morgan read the Class Profency followed by the reading of the Class Will by james Crafton. I- n sf I 1 V I 1 fi li ra l fl A l fi rj? f Two very busy musicians are pictured at left. Pris- cilla Steiner, who was accepted to sing with the Young America honor group on tour in Europe this summer, and Ray Harris, who was chosen to participate in the honor choir at Nebraska Wesleyan. Pictured at middle left is the Unlike Duet of D. Grin- dle and P. Steiner. Directly below is the Girls Sextet. From left-A. Crouse, G. johnson, T. Duysen, L. Stephens, K. Crosswhite, and D. Slump. fill Directly above is the Double Mixed Quartet. Front left-P. Steiner, K. Byers, B. Byers, and G. johnson. Back-L. Curtis, R. Bolton, D. Grindle and J. Crafton. At right is the Chamber Choir. Front left-L. Stephens, C. Taylor, S. Sowers, K. Bass, K. Crosswhite, R. Maxwell, L. Sayers, B. Byers, and T. Vestal. Back-L. Delisi, J. Crafton, D. Grindle, K. McCall, R. Bolton, L. Curtis, E. Binkley, K. Crosswhite, and P. Steiner. We here at N.V. would like to congratulate the students who participated in the music contests. ?t in-wuz' if E 1 1 Pr N A SQ my , Sh ,XS i Q Q i Q Q 0 I i I A If? i L E x i K l i i I I 1 E K 1 Q 2 s f if Lf, Entertainment was provided by the sophomore servers with jeff Jennings as Master of Ceremo- nies. The servers included: Sally Sowers, Sheila Taylor, Shelley Taylor, Leanna Sayers, Ela1ne Binkley, Joe Vanderpool, Craig McCall, Chris Myers, Frank Durbin, and Richard Erb . The theme for entertainment was ' 'The Oldywed Game' ' with Bob Oldbanks falias Jeff Jennings, as host. The contestants were the "faculty" of N.V. Some of the memorable events included, Mr. Delisi's edible mustache, a deadly oatmeal com- mercial, cutting butter with a corn knife and, of course, who can ever forget the question of ' 'Which way does the sun rise in your neighborhood? 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's Baccalaureate was held. It began with the processional played by Mrs. Dorothy Harbor, organist. Rev. Al Cookson gave the Invocation and this was fol- lowed by the Mixed Chorus singing ' 'Praise the Lord, Sing Alleluia. ' ' Rev. Robert Bartlett delivered the sermon and following this the mixed chorus sang another number entitled ' 'A Psalm of Assurance. ' ' Rev. Cookson then gave the Benediction and ' 'Pomp and Circumstance" was played by Mrs. Harbor. Commencement was held on Wednesday, May 16, 1979, 15 8:00 p.m. in the gym. All the senior girls received White, blue-tipped roses, the class flower. The processional was played by the high school band. Rev. John Cross- white gavethe Invocation followed by the welcome given by Larry Curtis, the class president. The Valedictorian award was presented to Larry Curtis and Dennis Grindle received the Salutatorian honor. Honor medallions were given to the top five members of the class-Larry Curtis, Dennis Grindle, Priscilla Steiner, james Crafton, and An- gie Morgan, all of whom gave speeches on the class moto: "When you can think of yesterday without regret, and tomorrow Without fear, you are on the road to success. " The band then played ' 'Exaltation" and the class re- ceived their diplomas. Rev. Crosswhite lead the Benediction and the band played the recessional. m Allen Courtier JoAnn Doyle Chris Erb Lisa Frink 7'7Xx Jeff Hoover Cathy James Rodney Johnson Steve King Kenny Bass Eric Binkley justin Byers Russell Chatfield Ronnie Frink Mary Gipe Kelli Hannah Lisa Hansen -Iv-rN..,,, JR fug--f Michelle Maher jim Mart Ross McGrew Bob McKem 4 4' v- -, I I I . W 511' 31-'nl f---liz, 4 15" J 1-11 1 I 1 P Y 1 1 i fi X I X L Q u ' W f 1 MQ, I 1 '-4l,f"I1. 'M 1 9 -11 1 H 1 1 ,1 1 M 1 .1 E ',1 1 , iff!! ' 1 I 0 F . ff ,ze I 31' i 1 1 H11 ll 11 PJ 1 IN H1 1 V1 11' 1 ? W1 5 1 K 1, 1 . 1 X .lx . 'bk X . f f O f l,X f, M 7 K im! 1 . NX. 1 I ,i 1 i l x m 11 11 1x 1? I! F1 1 11 1 11 1' 'N 91 Q l ,e 1 X 5 f ff' '11 1 I 22. . 5.1 'iif i 7 2 .-L' J' '-'ffsrf 1111-'eff -1 - l - .A L.. " ,.f'7 is ,J-ff 9. - " s.. E 5 . - -Af ,i - ,.,, , 57 M Qllhflgr' " -r' Q ' f 1 Q71 Definitely not papooses, these eager Seventh Grade Blackhawks seek the day when they too will become chiefs. They must overcome many obstacles in search of the trail that will lead them through High School and on to future challenges. Above Right Clockwise: Ken Timson, Treasurerg Lana Brown, Sponsorg Kurt Morgan, Vice-Presidentg Kelly Stille, Secretaryg john Neppl, President. Beth Peterman Roger Schooling Michelle Selby Kelly Stille Kenny Timson Joe Twaddle Toni Waterman Calvin Williams Lisa Maher Ellis Maxwell Mike Mercer Kurt Morgan Barb Moyers Brenda Myers John Neppl T5-...-r T"-ar Guy Bodwell Tami Brown Rhonda Crawford Ricky Crawford Jeff Davidson Patricia Deakins Bobby Douglas Penny Forward Sherry Frink john Hall Mike Hanshaw hm! J Last year's trailseekers are this year's pathfinders. These young braves are about to hit the 1:rail and plunge headlong into High School where they too will learn to follow the path that guides them to the adult life that lies ahead. Leading this 8th Grade pack are Top Row Left to Right: Tammy Timson, Treasurerg Doug Deskin, Sponsorg Con- nie Pollock, Secretaryg Ronnie Frink, Presidentg Chris Erb, Vice-President. Above right is Kevin Myers. ' Randy Knop Tim Lucky Steve L'Heureux David Nelson .grov- QJCR' N., CY""" Paula Nelson Lee Nichols Connie Pollack Tony Price Troy Runyon jim Syverson Tammy Tirnson Connie Viner ,K-sv-5 + ' f P ii, 1 o fa?-72, W it ,W iv- . N ' g 'Q .yitr gp ...e y SQ , .. . A: xx I 1 V L - Jig g V J 39.1 A Lu I X .Q ,k,.',5ri- .Q ,wma x, . . A I at ix In I T. 'Y -' .. P 1, ' f .il ,535 ' ""K' Y L 1 5 n ll ' T L 99' . ,prfafx l 1 y ' K 'X R 'd 3 , nf, ' 1' S if it riffs? Shown above is the jr. High Football Squad. They finished their season with a O - 4 record. First Row, Left to Right: Jim Mart, Bob McKern, Steve L'I-Ieureaux. Second Row: David Nelson, Randy Knop, Alan Coutier, John Neppl, Spencer King, Kurt Morgan, Jeff Davidson, jim Syverson, Chris Erb, Mike Hanshaw. Third Row: Ken Timson, Troy Runyan, Tim Lucky, Ronnie Frink, Bob Douglas, Kevin Myers, Kenny Bass, Eric Binkley, Coach Lynn Jahnke, justin Byers, Mike Mercer, and Ross McGrew. Pictured below is the Jr. High Wrestling Team which ended the season with a 3 - 3 record. Front Row, Left to Right: Randy Knop, Spencer King, jim Syverson, Mike Hanshaw, Wesley Woods, john Neppl, jeff Davidson, Eric Binkley, Alan Coutier, Chris Erb, Rick Crawford. Back Row: Coach Richard Erb, Tim Lucky, Kevin Myers, Ken Timson, justin Byers, Russell Chatfield, Rod Johnson, joe Twaddle, Kenny Bass, Ronnie Frink, Ross McGrew, Troy Runyan, Bob McKern, and jim Mart. K 1 Q than gas- , ' N fm., I 1 I I a x x S 5 1 4 . if . . ' X311 ' x 'zgx '- f an ' R 9 nfl srrff' :I ' ' ' 1 ' - Q ' XY 5 I ,yQiQ??5L5 . I lan 'Tl' , f Q ,,.-ff ' 4 . Y i !""""'7 tra-.v --fy! ..,V.., . ,7- gi. ,,..-.-... wwf ls vu-W M. - 5: . ... JJ. f Q v-N. ' 4 Q ,IGH N ,f D W , . xr '4'T""'7 M l f'N nQ--H' 'lisllf' 9' 414' Lslnnga' l Pictured above are the Football Cheerleaders. FRONT ROW: Rhonda Crawford, Lisa Lamm, Pa- tricia Deakins, Michelle Maher. BACK ROW: Connie Pollack, Cathy James, Tammy Timson. 96 Pictured above are the Basketball Cheerleaders. LEFT TO RIGHT: Beth Peterman, Patricia Deakins, Lisa Lamm, and Michelle Selby. Pictured at right is the Boys' T Track team. FRONT ROW: Coach Lynn jahnke , Jim Mart, A Pictured at left are the Wrestling Cheerleaders . BACK TO FRONT: Connie Pollack, Tammy Timson, Michelle Maher, Pat Deakins , Rhonda Crawford. Pictured above is the Girls' Track team. FRONT ROW: Connie Viner, Lisa Frink, Brenda Myers, Patricia Deakins, Lisa Lamm, Penn For- ward, Michelle Maher, and, Cathy James. BACK ROW: Coach Doug Deskin, JoAnn Doyle, Mary Gipe, Tammy Timson, Toni Waterman, Sherry Frink, and Lisa Hansen. ,.......4.- Ricky Crawford, jeff Davidson, jon Neppl, Tim Lucky, Randy Knop, and Bob McKern. BACK ROW: Kenny Timson, Kevin Myers, Ken Bass, Mike Mer- cer, Ron Frink, Eric Binkley, and justin Byers . if 8 9 H 's .- lc an it 4 52 Z 2 ist PictLu'ed above is the jr. High Boys Basketball team that ended their season with a 11-3 record. Front Row, Left to Right: Bob Douglas, Rick Crawford, Alan Coutier, Mike Hanshaw, Eric Binkley, John Neppl, jeff Davidson, and Ronnie Frink. Second Row: Bob McKern, Troy Runyan, Ken Timson, justin Byers, Russell Chatfield, Mike Mer- cer, Kenny Bass, Tim Lucky, Coach Lynn jahnke , and Jim Mart. Below is the jr. High Girls Basketball team. They ended their season with a 7 - 1 record. Front Row, Left to Right: Rhonda Crawford, Michelle Maher, Lisa Frink, Brenda Myers, Connie Pollock, Tammy Brown, Sherri Frink, and Cathy james. Second Row: Coach Rob Erickson, Penny Forward, Connie Viner, Mary Gipe, Lisa Maher, JoAnn Doyle, Tammy Timson, Paula Nelson, Lisa Hansen, Tony Waterman, and Kelli Hannah. 1.5, sa 534 x XL,-I 32 22 2 itll' Y v r 4 l 4 I ' r v 1 U 'A 32 H 1 ', 5, I, u ? s P r v 1 P f I 1 1 n 1 4 E 5 n i I 4 1 l do WMH2 f t 5, N X M ' ' 2 if-fa5 4'L Q1ji 4 2 ' ANY LOVIELL M..-a..,...... g.L....g..,.4.A,. 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