Normandy High School - Saga Yearbook (Normandy, MO)
- Class of 1940
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Dol Life at ormandy
Norniondy High School
Saint Louis County, Missouri
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Asst. Business Manaqer
MISS MARY PITNEY
The majority of our readers have for-
gotten their primer days, but our Primer
Edition of the Saga intends to record in
a simple manner the A B C of school
iife. The staff of the 1940 Saga presents
in a somewhat different manner the out-
standing events which have marked
this year in school,
presents the 1940 Saga
is Dedication ol
A B C Spells STUDY
L wer Classes
to the members ot our faculty
whose individual and united efforts
have culminated in producinq our
truly fine school. Particularly we
want to remember those who qive
so generously of their time, that stu-
dents may enjoy extra activities.
May succeeding generations be
blessed with teachers like them!
A B C Spells PLAY
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Une philosopher asked, "Did
you ever stop to think that the
only thing we can say about all
people is that they differ?"
Divergences of abilities and in-
terests have necessitated the
enlargement of the curriculum
to include subjects that meet the
demands of the majority of stu-
dents. A corresponding expan-
sion of curricular activities has
Despite the addition of new
teachers each year, classes have
increased in size, but this rapid
growth has not lowered the
quality of teaching here.
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FRED B. MILLER
Superintendent of Nornitindy Schools
Through the efforts of Mr.
Fred B. Miller, Normondy hos
corne to be recognized os o
modern, progressive institution.
He strives to help students dt-
toin the highest peok in citizen-
ship ond scholorship. A typicol
American, one who upholds the
finest ideols of dernocrolcy thot
is our superintendent.
Several years ado, Mrs.
Winiired Bolm was asked to
amide the stiideiits arid ad
vise the teachers iii the Nor'
mandy luiiior Hiqh School.
Time has shown that select
iiiq her was a wise move oii
tho part of time hoard, for the
jiiiiior school has rapidly
lffwoitie ati oiitstatidiriq ex
ample ol a well oraatiized
The ooihioris ot Mr. R. D. Shouse, our
principal, ore attetitively received
when he speoks to the student hody.
He has cooperated iii every way with
Mr. Miller to iiialie Noriiiaridy the lwest
ot schools. De-ern rooted admiration for
him prevails at Normandy.
l Troithled students riever
hesitate to consult our
assistant principal, Mr. H. L.
Green, about their difficulties
tor they laiow that he will
uriderstatid their prolvleiiis
and endeavor to firid a Sftlll'
tiori satisfactory to everyone
Board of Education
MR. ARTHUR G. SKELLY,
MR. HENRY R. BUSHMAN,
MR. ARTHUR C. ROTHENBERG.
MR. SIMON F. LIESE,
MR. EARL E. PROVOST,
MR. LEE B. GODDARD,
The organization in our school sys-
tem which receives the least publicity
but which constantly seeks to improve
conditions in the school is the Board of
Education. The members ot the Board
have the responsibility of maintaining
the school and oi deciding on methods
and policies of education. lt can be
unconditionally said that the recogni-
tion oi Normandy as one oi the most
progressive schools in Missouri is the
result of their efforts.
Mr. Goddard. Mrs. Clark. Mr. Biishniixn, Mr. Piovost, Mr. Skelly Mr. Miller. Mr Rothenberg, iudge lxishly. Mr. l
llappj' 'llmflvllls nn ilu' lfaznpus
Students are gr ttefu! to Miss Edith Hasner.
M.A.. sponsor of the Senior Student Council, for
the many enjoyable trsserribly proqrarns pre-
sented this year. Miss Hasner teaches tenth and
eleveriifrartrde Enqlish. Mr. Arwin Ianssen. B.S..
of the industrial Arts l'lerrrrrtment, teaches pre
firninary Woodworkina. He also is the sponsor
of one of the two divisions of the Iunior Airplane
Miss Betty Tackett. MJ-X.. is rontinuinq in the
junior svhool the fine rrrusival Work that Won her
rtwcrtrrritiorr at Garfield. Mr. R. R. Eddleman. B.S.,
tt-at-lies junior sorial svienve and English. He is
very interested in svotrtincg, serving as scout-
rrraster of Troop Fifty. Under his direction stu-
dents presented two very iriterestinq assembly
The trssiarrruerrt or Mr. lack Hohreiter. B.S.. is
to instruut junior hiah students in the funda-
mentals of aeneral svienve and qeoqraphy. The
Iunior lfiqh Svhool Srientre lftepartrrierit is super
vised by Mr. Harold Fink. B.S. He has charge of
the Weekly meetinas of the Study Club.
Althouqii t'c:-rrlririq keeps him busy, Mr. Mar-
shall Reiqert, B.S.. has classes in European his
tory and ayrn. lie sponsors the Travk Club, an
oraanization of junior hiqh athletes, and Coaches
froth junior and senior divisions of varsity trock,
The head of the vocal music department is Mr.
Hadley Crawford. B.M. lie has daily voiue classes
and rehearses the Mixed Chorus and both the
junior and senior Boys' Glee Clubs. The Swing-
sters are also under Mr. Crawfords baton.
The Senior than Suhool Art Dopartrneui is
under the inspiring leir-Liersliiji of Miss Virginia
McCloud. MJK. She tearhes Courses in applied
art and appreciation and sponsors the Art Club
and Art Society. Understanding the students'
yearning to play hookey from sehool once in a
areat while has made Mr. William Wehkinq the
ideal attendanre officer. He has served the svhool
in many ways.
To expltifn the rules of qrariimar to youria
people requires patierive and a number of ready
examples for illustration. Mr. Rienhold Press. I-LB.,
possesses both, as his success in the junior hrqh
Enqlish vlasses attests, A iittinq tribute to Mr.
Lawrence Guenther. B.S.. was the first ratinqs
aiven to the senior orchestra and several of its
members at the stute vontest. Through instruc
tion in instrumental musit' and harmony he
furthers music aprwreciafiori at Normandy,
Citizenship rind world tiistciry rm- ttiufrlit tn
iunior hiqtz students lay Mr. Lawrence Reid. B.S.
As hecrd huslcethcrll rotxvli, Tie" turned out fr
teum which wcxs better tlitin the refc-rd inditfutes.
New to Normandy this yefrr is Mr. Robert Rupp.
A.B., who teuvhes mritli, srienue, find sovifrl
studies in the junior llifqll -'in'l sr-onsf is the lunim
A Ncirrntrndy rrluinnus, Mr. Herman Heuser.
A.B., liars proved to lie fi lint- :iclditiciri tri thn-
junior hiqli Mutli Deprrtrrir-rit. lie sgfctnsors tltf
Pinq Ponq Club. Niritli-1,rr-idn tiiqflrtrrx students
were Very lortunrrte in lnrvin: Mr. Charles
Koerner. M.S.. to exrzlrrin lwiriomiils, roots, in
dexes, und ull the other mcrtii dernrtns tri iftflltl
Mr. Koerner sytonscitrs tlist lvitrtn Flul.
Mr. Tom McConnell. B.S., twtxvms gttysit 1.
vdurritiori in the juniur svlimol. All :fl his exlrtz
vurriculur work exvert the Collectors' Chili is in
athletics: he vocrrhes Junior Ecixinq, vtrrsity sqm-er,
find assists in vrrrsity lvrrsetmll. Mr. Iames C.
Hixson, M.A., successfully instilis into the minds
of his senior English students smnrl ol his en
thusiusm for the qrefit works ol English literrrtnre.
Under his supervision the Enfrlish Fm frrtrnent is
showing: rr steady inn If"VORiGlli,
The lnstrumentcrl lvlxisiv Dflitirtiiif-rtt is Lllldff
the quidfince ot Mr. A. W. Bleckschmidt. M.M.
lie directs rind tmins the in-xrwhinfz lv-ind, litrs
lncrnd Clfisses, rind Vl,:t1f4l'lf-'S ltciys trnci nrirls in tin'
trrt of luclton twirlinq. Sy nrisoririfg tha junior Stix
cient Council, the lurii-'tr Corridor Ottiwers, th.,
l'lOrsehur'k Riding Clhlu, find the Spelling lerrrn
us well rrs terichinfr rn-ith, Mr. Ray Oesch. B.S.,
lids his hrrnds lull,
ln keeping the business txllcnrs nt sf: ltrrdv .1
svhool Us Norrnrxndy in pertewt order, Mr. Herman
Bleckschmidl, M.S.. does ti re'-rnrrrlctrlily KIOUCi juli.
lie is indispensable to the srhool. By her vonsttrnt
frlertness, Miss Wiebe, R.N.. srrtequtrrds thr-
hedltli of every student. She is well qutilitiefd
lor her position, lidvinq hrrd three yedrs of nurses'
trfrininq find over twc: yedrs nf vollciqr- work.
Mrs. Bine Thoelke. MJX.. tmzvhes Lrrtin l rind ll
und English lU. Her home room wus fin unusurrl
one, being Composed ot students who transferred
to Normunrly durinq the summer. Vile till l1t1VE1
our worries, but the herrd lootlwrll rotrtfli, Mr.
lames Maior, B.S.. lids mere thrrn his slnirw. Out
of the loq, however, cr good terim usurilly
ernerqes. "lim" hrrs foniplete vlifrrfre ot llilif
Ilil1FldY'S Physircrl Edufcrtion Dwprrrtrnent.
Miss Louise Schmucker. I.itt.B., does her work
in sevial science, speech, and junior school
Enalish, Dark and vivid, she has a personality
that makes teafhinfr easy. Mrs. Mary Still, B.S..
has proltahly done more than anyone else to ad-
vertise the svhool. Her standards are hiqli, and
that the Courier has been awarded a Pace-Maker
ratina speaks well tar her.
Miss Helen Wallace. M.A., teavhes classes in
art, srience, and health, and sponsors the Teen
flat- Fluh, in whivh she helps the junior airls
who are rnemlters with their social problems.
Mr. Walter Bergmann. A.B., is the man welcome
to all senior high people in the spring tor he
hears the invitations to join the Senior Honor
Sm-iety. l-le tenclres in the Social Svienve
Mrs. Margaret Witherspoon. AB.. has halt ot
the heavy lurden of lrioloay, in which she
tarvlres live cl-rsses. She also helps the mem'
tiers of the onvea-week knitting club. lunior hioh
students were privileaed it they had Mrs. Ruth
Shay. A.B.. as their science teacher for they
were sure to share her sincere interest in thinas
Outstanding work has made Mrs. Anna Brum-
mett. M.A.. a leader in junior hiqh social scieiivf-
and Enrrlish, in whiuh she has been experiment-
ina with intearation and correlation. "Rausclrera
Arnamus," say ninth-arade Latin students. We
understand that sentiment, hecause Miss Dorothy
Rauscher, M.A.. knows how to make conjuaatinu
and doclininq lun, She knitted and purled with
the iunior knitters.
Mrs. Ruby Louise Burns, A.B., has the Frenvlr
situation well in hand. She teaches classes in
tirst, sruond, and third year French, as well as
Spanish and English, and sponsors the Pina Pond
Cluly Ninth-qrade Enqlish classes are capalvly
handled hy Mr. lack Percival. A.B. He tries to
show younq people how to study intelliaently in
tr rniniuuirn period ol time,
lu order to arvo his students some pravtir-al
experience in bookkeeping, Mr. Lawrence Hane-
brink. B.S.. appointed various aroups to keep a
vontinuous record ot all hooks checked in or out.
The entire Normandy Industrial Arts Department
is under the supervision ol Mr. Iohn Krablin,
M.E. His energetic quidanee of the boys in the
diversilied occupation course has made that
proqrarn a great sum-ess.
Miss Helene Villard, B.A.. frliolished the drudq,
ery of study in her language classes by enlight-
ening and entertaining reminiscences on her
travels abroad, particularly cn a several weeks'
visit in Germany. Mrs. Mary Franklin, M.B.,
teaches senior high girls' vocal music. She spon-
sors the Double Octave Club, and, during her
free hours, directs the Girls' Sevxtette and
Again this year Mr. lack Pollock. A.B.. B.S..
sponsor of the Dramatic Club, produced several
successful plays, ln the classroom he teaches
dramatic art, oral interpretation, study methods,
and public speaking. In her home economics
classes Miss Marion Musgrave. B.S.. teaches
junior high girls to cook and to run a straight
seam. She acts as co-sy'-onsor cf the Iunior Ball-
room Dancing Club,
As sponsor ot the Saga, Miss Mary Pitney.
M.A.. has carefully guided and supervised the
work of the staff that produced this book. Miss
Pitney teaches eleventh-grade English. Auto me
chanics students will never lie embarrassed by
being unable to repair a breakdown because
Mr. Russell Doyle, B.S.. thoroughly teaches that
subject as well as advanced woodworking.
Miss Eunice Olinger. B.S., starts girls on the
right track in the senior home economics classes
and the Home Economics Club. She teaches them
the fundamentals of homemaking, principles they
are certain to use later. Tenth-grade English stu-
dents who are fortunate enough to have a class
with Mrs. Frances Spencer. M.A., will remember
the experience with pleasure because Mrs.
Spencer's courses are always interesting.
Mr. Lynn Whitworth. B.S.. encourages students
to take his industrial handicraft course in order
that they may have the opportunity of making
attractive articles with their own hands. Another
teacher who is sponsoring two home rooms is
Mr. Galt Schrader. B.A.. who teaches junior high
English. He has charge of the projecting machine
and the sound equipment for the entire school.
Mrs. Carolyn Clark. B.S.. head of the Girls'
Athletic Department, excels in almost any girls'
sport, Her charges benefited, because they could
learn lo play a variety cf games seasonally. A
group which displays beauty of execution as per
fectly as does the Concert Dance Group must
have been trained by an artist. lts very excellent
teacher was Mrs. Elizabeth Schneider, B.S.
ln addition to teauliintj junior high science
sponsorina the tumlilinq Cluh, and Coaching ath-
letitrs, Mr. Iames McClanchan. B.A., worked on
his MA. at the Washinqton University niqht
svhool. Miss Bernice Schmidt, B.S.. offers a use,
ful hohlwy to students in the form of weavinq,
llkjl efforts are direfted toward the teacfhina of
-tits and crafts in an interestina manner to the
Throuali the Typing Clulw, Miss Marion Beck,
M.A., is able to qive more attention to correcting
individual typinq faults. Miss Beck is head of
the Cornrriercial Department. Math and music do
not usually mix, hut Mrs. Claudine Bock. M. A..
exrols in both fields. Miss Bock completes tr
well-rounded program hy sponsoring the junior
students' favorite-V the Game Cluh.
One of the most efficient tear-hers in the senior
hiqh is Mrs. Genevive Luce, A.B. She teaches
plane geometry, Consumers' problems, and spon-
sors the Senior Corridor Forve. Miss Dorothy
Clark. B.S.. a former Normandy student, teaches
Enqlish and qeneral science to junior hiqh srhool
students. She has always been an ardent sup-
porter of airls' physival edurntion.
Mrs. Mary Phillips, as seuretary to the prin-
cipal, keeps in close touvh with all school activi-
ties. She supervises the work of the otfice force
and efficiently and qraciously performs the mul-
titude of tasks that make up her job. Mr. George
Bruno. A.B., teaches ninth-grade English and
coaches wrestlinq and foothall, This year he
suuvessfully started a lilwrary in his elassroom so
that students could use their extra time profitably.
Mr. Otto Swyers. M.A.. teaches Arnerieari his-
tory and a course in social living. He sponsors
the Personality Club, a new and different organ-
ization, tor students interested in personality im-
provement. Miss Ernestine Long, M.S., is proud
of the llIlO record members of the Chemistry Cluh
made when they displayed their exhibits at the
various meetings of science aroups. She teaches
hoth physics and chemistry.
New to the Industrial Arts Department this
year, Mr. I. D. Gillelcm. MJ-l., has contributed
much to the suuuess of the department. He spon-
sors one of the airplane uluhs for junior boys.
Mr. Dewey Schill, Ph.B.. believes he has sur'-
reeded in c'Crivinc'inq students that they should
think of international and not just national wel-
fare, lie also did muvh work as rhairrnan of
the senior sponsors.
is FOR HEL
By liis kindly intwieist in iiwii iru,.lflw'-ins, Mr.
Ralph Beer, M.A., luis wcin lllf' i'cinfldQnse1 nl
sind?-rits, who neveei ronsidei liini fis ii qiiinliirivw
ollivei liut i-nlivr rms their lrivnd. Servinfg tis sf-v
miury ici tliv siipeririimidorit requires 1: tif
imeridous fiiiimini ol :lehiilecl work ind lliv fix
lEfllC,lllUlCs of iniivli tinirl, nut Mrs. Elizabeth Clark.
A.B.. r-1-iswiitf-s lirli nlniifls vii vilily finci misily.
Siiuisuiirlix iwc, ngiim: ICA'lllS is 1 jot lux'
iiflople mulcl do welll, lint Mrs. Elizabeth Lashly,
ILE.. clnvs it fidriiiiixluly, Slim rfonfessfvs, liowflvfii,
Iliut it is sometiinf-s fl liitlw c'Orifiis1nc1. Mrs.
Blanche Wood. I-LB., drips lm the stiidonts ir. in
clstinicxiile S5'TVlk'61 fis slifif plans Ilia menus iiiiil
iiiiirinqes ilir- sn'lic,iril's :miie-tericz, ln iidciiiiori icr
these duties slie- is-.zvlif-s in rl-:ss in liriiiiv
"I Wiint lx liuiiisfif' is tl.: tnivrinf fl Mr. Arthur
Shipherd, B.S., l'lOVJv'rVfrI, iiiisr-iizll is not "Sliii:'s"
vnly Worry, sinwei lie vxlsm wocivlies lootlmll cinsl
ipfivlies rlcissws in pliysiwil fncliiiwitifri, The pf-i
levi fiinviioriiziq of Nornifinciy's lilwriiry sysf-Hin is
due to ilie Qfloits ol Miss Abigail Holmes, wlici
zlovolevs will ul lie-I iiino Gillis-r in l1l'r1iry wfirlc :ii
if' instriiviinq lie-r stuff ff lzssistrznls.
Mrs. Helene Priester, B.S.. faiitiieiiiuis it nil
scvilxl lidvciiirmiimil ol stiirlents ly micilvisinci iliwni
czn points of voripliivt, Slio tffivlies in tlin llmniv
Ll:-orioniifgs Dei'-riitiiissiii rind wiokiiiq classes lci
lioys. Miss Norma Kissner. A.B.. is best known
lit Normandy cis the sponsor of the lunior GAA.
rind adviser of the G.A.P+.. loiud. llOWPVE1l', sliv
fxlsci is lender of tlie svlimil s Ciilll Svcsigi Timmy.
Miss Martha Tillman, I-LB.. sgvciiistis nw lnniii
llrixniniiir' Cliili -incl twiviivs junior rlcissws ii.
niciili. Slie also CULIL'l1f3S ninili final teiitliagilirlf-
lmskeilifill. 'flies lui ol iilioicvqiciilxy luis iiswn
to new lieeiqliis ol perfoftion at Normfiridy uncle'-r
the guidance of Mr. Edward Haefler. B.S. Siu
dems of indiislrifil iiris profit fgreiitly ffrini lns
Mrs. Ruby Farmer, B.S., is one Qi Noiiiiaiiclys
line conimervicil te-Jcliors. Slice sponsors the ful
vlniued division ol the Tyiiiiiig Clui: and is lxviivzi
in tlie P.T.A., having Clirirqe of the rnenilweisiiiy-
diive. No fine took rnow intoresl in the sviio
llistic or social we-llfno nl studeiits llifin Mr. Wil-
liam Christian. M.A. Ho is wlifnniiini of Hiv-
Mrxilieiiiixtivs Depiirtnimit, spanscrs tlio B-illiocini
Dancing Club and ilio lliY, rind li is csli nfl-X mf
the Sludenl Avtivity Funcl.
With mingled emotions of
joy ond sorrow onother senior
closs fone of the lorrgest in the
history of the school -s is leov-
ing. Activities of the members
inclicote cr growing trend toword
speciolizotion, which results in
notable improvements in school
orgonizotions. Moy their high
occomplishments continue in
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IS PoR TACT
Harry O'Dell is a chap who always has a
smile on his face. While in school he played
soccer, was in the band, and studied mechanics.
That small blonde girl on the front row of the
Girls' Glee Club is Saramae Holloway. She can
always be recognized by the cheerfulness that
she radiates. George Lehnerts was a fellow who
always had more important things than school
to think about. He was, however, on the football
team for three years. A girl who has prepared
herself for two things is Marjorie Michaelis. She
is eligible to go to nursing school, or she can
become a stenographer. Clyde Weldon divides
his time between school work and learning a
trade. l-lis chief extra-curricular interest has al-
ways been football, and this year he has been
on the varsity squad.
lane Herr wants to be a commercial artist
after her graduation. Another of her special
interests is baseball, which she has played
enthusiastically. Kenneth Thieme. a great prac-
tical joker, wants to be a mail-carrier. He played
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football and also sang in the Mixed Chorus. Cora
Mao Bennet wants to study beauty culture and
operate her own shop. She was in the Double
Octave and did excellent work scholastically. A
tall, red-headed fellow who makes friends easily
is Ed Marty. He likes to dance and is interested
in the Hi-Y. lane Schacht has proved herself a
person who can handle responsibilities, par-
ticularly in her work in the Glee Club. This trait
will help her to be a successful stenographer.
Besides being a co-editor of the l94U Saga, Bill
Oetting was an active member of the Hi-Y. He
was also one of the four Vikings, those cheer-
leaders who fired our school spirit. Betty Liese.
better known as "B. I.," is very popular with her
fellow students. Her chief interest is dramatics,
and she has been in several of the school plays.
Earl Fitzpatrick has been a loyal supporter of
the activities of Normandy. As an all-around
boy, he will be successful in almost anything he
Schacht Oetting Liese
Hlinak Rea Chaliant Lawler
chooses to do. A person who is deeply interested
in her studies is Margaret Ballman. We are cer-
tain that with her ability, she will attain her goal
of being a librarian. Ed Hlinak had charge of
the programs for the Hi-Y meetings this year.
His other activities included the Saga, Corridor
Officers, and the Iunior Academy of Science.
Frances Rea has been one of the most popular
girls in school. Franny's merry giggles have
enlivened many an otherwise dull class. Alvin
Chaltant majored in commercial subjects, which
will help him to secure an office job. He has
been active in the Boy Scouts. Most of Edna
Lawler's spare time was spent working in the
office, where she gained valuable experience for
stenographic work. Despite his small size, Bob
Payne is gifted with an energetic personality. As
vice-president of the Student Council, he has
helped make the activities of that group better
is POR EFFICIENCY
To become a draftsman is the ambition of
Vernon Reultle. Besides going out for soccer,
he has been an active member of the Glee Club.
Nodra Wolt's fine work in the office has given
her an opportunity to gain experience which
will be helpful to her after she leaves school.
Gilbert Ladendecker is interested in mechanics
and will make that his occupation. Gil has made
himself useful as an operator of our moving
picture machine. Her musical talent is Doris
SChOkllBChi'l chief interest, and she has been a
talented member of both the band and orchestra.
An example of Doris' unusual scholastic ability
is her appointment to the Senior Honor Society
in her junior year. Although rather quiet, Allen
Wehmoyer is an ardent baseball player. Having
come to Normandy only in his junior year, Allen.
nevertheless, proved himself to be a student of
Virginia Schmitt is a popular girl who has
been active in the Glee Club, dancing, and
basketball. Her chosen profession is nursing.
A great deal ot Omer Ladendeckofs time at
Normandy has been spent on the track team
and in the machine shops. His grades in me-
chanical courses show that he will be a success
in that field. Edith Smith will be remembered
especially for her excellent readings at various
assemblies and entertainments. She has also
been in the Mixed Chorus. Harry Provost's
"swell trurnpetingu in the dance orchestra and
the band will not soon be forgotten. Harry served
faithfully as a member of the Saga Staff and
this year has been advertising manager. Eleanor
Clarkson's ability and grace have won her a
place in the Concert Dance Group. Some may
think her quiet, but they just haven't heard her
in the Glee Club.
Clarence Schneider's outside activities at
Normandy have been chiefly athletic in nature.
He has participated in intramural sports and is
a skillful basketball player. The lively chatter
of Dorothy Derrick has won for her the affection
of many a student at Normandy. She enjoys
ballroom dancing and so do her partners. Earn-
ing valuable positions on both the football and
wrestling teams, Norman Flockman has been an
outstanding athlete. Because of his popularity
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and ability, he was president of the Letterrnen
and captain of the Corridor officers. Anna Mar-
garet Fritz has been an influential Student Court,
cil member for three years. She intends to
become a stenographer. Gilbert Iacobs desires to
be either a banker or an airplane mechanic.
Although these are two entirely different fields,
Gilbert has shown the ability to succeed in both.
ln addition to reporting news for the Courier,
Dorothy Kelly sang in the Mixed Chorus and
Glee Club and showed outstanding skill in sports.
A newcomer at Normandy this year, Robert
Baldes. was a capable member of the Ballroom
Dancing Club. He hopes to become a chiro-
practor. Virqinia Cunningham is a typical, care-
free modern lass. She specialized in singing
and was a member of the Glee Club and Mixed
Chorus. The great athletic ability of Ralph
Nickel wcn him membership in the l.ettermen's
Club. Besides keeping up his school work,
Ralph ushers in a show at night.
Clarkson Schneider Derrick Flockman Fritz
Iacobs Kelly Baldes Cunningham Nickel
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Happy-go-lucky best describes PBCJQY Klinker-
iuu. whose charming smile has won her many
friends at Normandy. "Peg" has helped to make
the Courier a success this year. Although he
doe-sn't say a great deal, Leroy McCallister has
the will to win. His perseverance will make him
a successful architect. As an outstanding girl
in the senior class, Anna Mae Meyers takes part
in everything at Normandy. She was voted the
most popular girl in her sophomore, junior, and
senior classes: was treasurer of the senior classy
and took part in girls' athletics.
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"Never a dull moment when Krietmeyer's
around" could well be called Roullion Krist-
meyer's motto. He took part in. sports and was
a member of the Hi-Y and of the Courier Staff.
Another of Normandy's singers, Orvolla Auten.
is well liked by all who know her. We are sure
that her pleasant manner will make her a suc-
Besides his regular school work, Kenneth
Glasser has contributed no end ot work towards
producing a winning track team. An alert, am-
bitious lass, Doris Lammert is taking a commercial
course to prepare for secretarial work. Albert
Gilda played on many of the intramural
tearns. His ambitions are aimed at executive
office work. lean Bromwich is one of Normandy's
most popular blondes. Her quiet, agreeable
manner has won her many friends. lean was a
cheerleader and a member of the Courier Staff.
Everyone seems to know good-natured Clar-
ence Ringe. Besides keeping up his studies, he
had a great many outside activities, including
baseball and basketball. By serving as typist,
Hazel Peters did her part to make this year's
Courier a success. Her ambition is to be a nurse.
Andy Comerford was make-up editor on this
year's Courier. His clever writing of play scripts,
as well as newspaper stories, was enjoyed by
all the students. We are sure Andy will be a
successful journalist. Everyone knows Shirley
Sporcic. because of her high scholastic achieve-
ments and charming southern accent. She did a
most excellent job as Literary Editor of the Saga
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this year. Always wearing a smile, Francis
Willems independently does his part in activities
at Normandy. He wishes to join the United
States Coast Guards after leaving school.
Dorothy Bumer. a cheerful worker, is preparing
to be a nurse. She is willing to co-operate
whole-heartedly in everything she attempts.
Marshall Middleton. who wants to become a
navy flier, is interested in airplanes and the Sea
Scouts. He played in the band and went out
for football. An ambitious person who is con-
tinually striving to better herself is Arnovia Seqel-
horst. She was a member of the Mixed Chorus
and Glee Club. Harold McCann. who has a
good reputation with his fellow students, is
always trying to do his best. He intends to be
an auto mechanic. Alice Keisker specialized in
commercial studies. Her extraordinary ability as
a typist and her excellent personal qualities will
make her an efficient secretary.
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loo Preis has taken a course that will aid him
in becoming a draltsman. He has done very
well in several intramural sports. Delores Taylor
has contributed a great deal to the girls' athletic
teams. Her keen interest in sports has made
her an excellent example of good sportsmanship.
Having been outstanding in scout work, Bob
Illlnik has all the fine characteristics of an Eagle
Scout. He is always eager to co-operate in every
thing he undertakes. Mary O'Donnell has a
unique ambition in that she wants to have her
own grocery store. ln school she has been
interested in the Girls' Glee Club. Carl Springli
wants to be either a mail-carrier or an electrician.
Carl quietly but thoroughly performs all his tasks.
Alice Lind is interested in the piano as a
hobby and perhaps as a means of making a
living. She majored in commercial work and
home economics. Talmadqe Smith has just
"tiddled" his time away at Normandy. However,
this fiddling won him high honors in the string
quartet and the senior orchestra. The sweet diss
positron of Vera Kramer has won her many
friends, who honored her by making her the 1940
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"Oueen of Hearts" at the Valentine Dance. We'll
have at least one clergyman in our class-Louis
McCorkle. He has studied several languages and
likes very much to make artistic glass windows.
Durant Stewart plans to devote some of his
future time to the study of social problems, and
he laid an excellent foundation for this at Nor-
mandy. He ranks high scholastically. The girl
who is olten seen busily llitting about is Lorraine
Miller. She worked on the Saga, and her ambi'
tion is to be a school teacher. Frank Iacobs
wants to join the navy so he can learn electrical
engineering. He has contributed a great deal
to Normandy's sports, both intramural and var-
sity. In her work in commercial art and the
Personality Club, Mary Colligan showed her
ability to accomplish things. A girl we are proud
to call one oi us is Audrey Meyer. because she
is always "bubbling" over with good spirit. She
likes athletics and was a faithful worker on the
Dorothy Malkemus is a lively girl, who, in her
only year at Normandy participated in the Dra-
matics Club and sang in the Girls' Glee Club.
A boy of splendid physique and likeable per-
sonality would well describe Tom Arnold. He
played clarinet in the band and served very well
in the Student Council. Betty Math. who hopes to
be a jdurnalist, started this work as a member
of the Courier and Saga. As a student of dra-
matics, Betty was also very good. Hoping to
follow in his father's footsteps, Bob Dom wants to
be an automobile dealer. He was a member of
the Iunior Academy of Science. Like many of
our classmates, Lavern La Lone took a com-
mercial course and was in the Girls' Glee Club.
She, however, wishes to be a nurse.
Stewart L. Miller Jacobs Colligan A, Meyer
Malkemus Arnold Math
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It is probably the dark gleam in lean Faquin's
eyes that make her so well liked. She does
outstanding work in beth her scholastic work
and her outside activities, chief of which is the
Courier. We should feel safe in our future
structures, especially if they are designed by
Walter Brinkman. He is majoring in drafting
and intends to make it his occupation. Mable
Maynard seems to get much pleasure out of
roaming about to acquire new friends. This
merry red-haired girl has the ambition to be a
seamstress. Lloyd Daum aims to be an aero
nautical engineer, but his present interest is the
Sea Scouts. Besides this activity he was in the
Hi-Y. Antoinette Durphy. always known as
"Tony" by her friends, has participated in out-
side activities which will enable her to be a
A fellow who has both modesty and gayety
is Bill Schrnittel. These characteristics have won
him many friends and the vice-presidency of the
Senior Class. Having been most outstanding in
girls' sports and commercial work at Normandy,
Quorine Kimbrel plans to become a stenoqrapher.
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lame: Pcu'due'l good grades will certainly help
him in obtaining a civil engineering job. His
quiet personality belies his ability as a wrestler.
Hope Scheible had great interest in all of the
girls' sports. She did not let this interfere at
all with her commercial studies.
With her sunny disposition, Mary Vessels
should go far in her chosen occupation, a busi-
ness career. Her ability in this field is out-
standing. Homer Godat intends to be a mechanic.
He has taken the diversified occupation course,
which permits him while in school to work a
half day in a garage. Iosephlne Blrk gave ex-
pression to her musical ability by singing in the
Girls' Glee Club. She was also an outstanding
member of the Personality Club. Besides.being
on the Varsity Football Squad, Norbert Roelel
was a very active member of the Chemistry Club
and vice-president of the Missouri Junior
Academy of Science. Van Buscharfs graduation
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will leave a gap that will not readily be filled.
She excels both scholastically and socially. She
has worked indefatigably as coseditor of this
book and a member of the orchestra.
To be a clerk is the aim of Vincent Roth. He
has been active in such sports as soccer and
football and also in the Boys' Glee Club. lf her
activities at Normandy are any indications,
Florence Atkinson's wish to become a singer
will be fulfilled. Iames Osborne's chief ambition
is to join the United States Navy and become a
radio operator. He has been especially interested
in the Chemistry Club. For having come to
Normandy only two years ago, Ann Steinlage
has made many friends. Her interest in acting has
made her an invaluable asset to the Dramatic
Club. Donald Hecht will always be widely
known for the dream trip that he took during the
first semester of his senior year. His scholastic
record is indeed an enviable one.
Godat Birk Roesel Bu schart
Atkinson Osborne Steinlage Hecht
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Paul Kroehnke. Normandy's varsity basketball
captain and track star, covered all sports events
lor the Courier. He was secretary of the Hi-Y
this year and one ol the most popular boys in
the class. ll Mary Matustik just keeps on being
her regular self, she will have no trouble making
a place lor herself in the future. lack Galmiche
spends part of his school time learning the sheet
metal trade. ln his sophomore year he was a
member of the track team. Studying international
affairs and social conditions is Marie Dierker's
hobby. Sociology, a study oi social conditions,
was Maries favorite subject, and she made good
grades in it. lack Sanders' ability to think clearly
will help him in his study of medicine. lack was
a member of the Mixed Chorus and the lunior
Academy of Science.
We don't know whether Virgie Boone has that
great pioneer, Daniel Boone, for an ancestor, but
she certainly shows the same undaunting spirit.
Other admirable characteristics make her one
swell person. Kenneth Dumeyer is going to train
himself to be a manager of a business firm.
Wrestling was his chief interest in the field ol
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sports. Being small does not seem to hinder
Dorothy Meyer, for she excels in sports and was
a member of the G. A. A. Dorothy will have to
grow a little, however, before she can realize
her ambition to be an air-stewardess. Kenneth
Greene likes to play soccer, for he has been on
the team for a number of years. Kenny was also
a member of the l.ettermen's Club. Mildred Wil-
liams is a rather timid girl, but she will overcome
her quietness and realize her ambition to be a
Bill Kohl. a fellow everyone knows and likes,
was active in sports and the Hi-Y. Engineering
interests Bill as a profession. The Courier will
miss Bessie Mae Gormcu-i's excellent typing next
year, when she is away studying designing in
college. A jolly fellow who always has a ready
smile is Warren Zimmer. He is known to his
friends as the "sheriff" of the Senior Class,
Patricia Toolen excels in athletics, especially
baseball. "Pat" is going to be a comptometer
operator and took a commercial course here.
Bob Mellis is a quiet, reserved chap, but is
popular with those who know him. The Hi-Y was
his main diversion.
Besides her musical ability, Odette Schmelz
has great possibilities as a stenographer. She
has played the viola in the orchestra for several
years. Bob Krattli. a fine musician, has played
in the orchestra for six years, and intends to
make music his career. His work on the Courier
and the Hi-Y must also be commended. A girl
known for her blonde hair and sparkling eyes
is Shirley Rudge. When Shirley left school at the
beginning of the mid-year term, her friends
missed her greatly. Moe Heinrich has centered
her interest around sports, Courier, and working
in the office. Mae intends to attend nursing
school after graduation.
Williams Kahl Gorman Zimmer Toolen
Mellis Schmelz Krattll Rudge Heinrich
A girl who is interested in art and plans to be Concert Dance Group. Since Maude Miller is an
an art teacher is Alvera Thies. She played athletic girl, she hasn't been much interested in
volleyball tor an extra-curricular activity. The social activities. Besides going out for sports,
ambition of Francis Spencer to be a pharmacist she has made excellent grades.
has been partly fulfilled, CIS he is HOW working Since Charles Kronmuellefl chief interest is
in C1 drug Store cmd taking the diversified eduw- science, he took e scientific course and was in
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ot Pat Gonzalez does much in helping her make pated in dramatics. A commercial student of
friends and get a lot of lun out of lite. Ruth strictly the highest standard, Marie Tracy plans
Mueller'l blonde hair and blue eyes all add to to devote her time, alter graduation, to secre-
her charming personality, which has won her a tarial work. Dick Yeomanl is a bright chap
place in school life. Her chief activity was the who goes around with a cheerful smile on his
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face. Most of Dick's time was spent writing
articles for the Courier. Marcella Obermunn,
besides being one of the most popular girls in
the class, has made very good grades. "Marce"
sang in the Girls' Sextette and the Girls' Glee
A boy whose chief aim is to do something and
do it right is Edward Granherg. Because of this
trait he makes very high grades. Nancy Pointon
will be remembered for her excellent work as a
division editor of this book. She was also active
in sports and made a fine record scholastically.
Whenever the band passes and a loud boom!
boom! is heard, it's Russell Wuibel and his drum.
He may also be seen taking rare candid photo-
graphic shots. Alyce Rayner, the strutting baton-
twirler of the band, gave the students of Nor-
mandy many successful exhibitions. Iohn Myers
gave all of his six feet five inches to the success
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of many of Normandy's plays as a stage man-
ager. Besides keeping his grades very high,
lohn did odd jobs for the Saga.
Frances Spuracio left Normandy before sire
graduated, but we know that while she was here
she worked hard and won many friends, A
popular boy who is rather conservative is lack
Mueller. Serving in the I-liwY and on the Saga
staff for two years, he has done excellent work.
His scholastic work is enviable. Betty lane Her-
mann is a nice-looking girl with a charming
personality. She worked in the commercial
department. Every time the track team went
out for action, Floyd Scott was seen warming up
on the high-jump and the pole vault, his chief
interests. Dot Wilhelm is a girl who always does
her work with a smile on her face. She partici-
pated in several plays and worked faithfully on
Waibel Heyner Myers
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As news editor of the Courier, Ed Lammers has
done an excellent job. Ed has also proved his
athletic ability by participation in wrestling.
La Verne Roth. a diligent worker, has taken
advantage ot Normandys extensive commercial
work in preparation for a job alter graduation.
One oi our most scientific-minded students, Dave
Lawrence. has contributed much to the Chemistry
Club. By unusual achievements he is now a
member of the A.A.A.S., an uncommon honor
tor a high school student. Shy, blonde, Mcrqaret
Riehl is an elficient commercial student and has
ably assisted Mr. Beer in his office. Making a
good scholastic record is not all Harold Roberts
did. He was a member ot the Chemistry Club,
and his articles in the Courier showed definite
One of our outstanding girl athletes, Florence
Meyer well deserved her school letter as a
reward for participation in sports. Ted Risch did
his share in boosting Normandy's activities by
working in the l-li'Y, Chemistry Club, and band.
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Celesta Laqomarsino, quiet and shy, is a con-
scientious girl who is always willing to work.
She strives to do well everything she begins.
Albert Storms contributed his talents as a photog-
rapher to the Senior Camera Club. He is also
interested in industrial arts courses.
The ability of Dorothy Schumacher as a Drum
Majorette is well known at Normandy, for she
has led the band on the football field for two
years. Bob Mchtee did not spend all his time
on school work or activities, for he had many
outside interests which occupied a great deal of
his time. Ida Mae Stuteville. who is interested
in the commercial field, is a member of the Short-
hand Club. Her favorite subject is history, in
which she made excellent grades. Iose McClinton.
the most popular and most active boy in the
class, was president ot the senior class, vice-
president of the Senior Honor Society, treasurer
of the Hi-Y, and president of the Senior Student
Council. lose was also on the wrestling team and
held a state championship title. One oi the top-
ranking students ot the senior class is Gloria
Wilmsmeier. She was interested in many activi-
ties and was a division editor ot the Saga.
Though Neal Aubuchon is small of stature, he
has made his presence felt in intramural activi-
ties at Normandy. The pleasing disposition of
Alberto Otto. a commercial student, was prob-
ably helped through thg Personality Club, in
which she was very active. Everyone prepared
for a laugh when Miltoxd Levene entered the
room, for he always had a joke or wise-crack
ready. Milford was a member ot the Hi-Y and
quite a success as business manager of the
Courier. Alvira Stimptl, who in her spare time
helped in the office to gain experience in the
business world, was also interested in girls'
sports, Besides being a wide-awake corridor
otticer, Roy Reiners was one of the school's
outstanding athletes. Pete starred in both foot-
ball and track.
Schumacher McAtee Stuteville lVIcClinton Wrlmsnieier
Aubuchon Otto Levene Stirnptl Reiners
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Mary Ellen Moss is not one to shun work,
as she is otten seen after school recording
grades tor Miss Long. Writing for the Courier
and doing her regular school work make Mary
a pretty busy girl. Boys ot Dick Wulker's
caliber are few and tar between. He was sports
editor of the Saga, one oi the "Four Vikings,"
and sang in the Mixed Chorus. Dorothy Dowdall.
a rather quiet type oi girl, was a good student
and did her best in all her studies. Good natured
Bob Allen is a consistent student, who likes sub-
jects dealing with science. Among his foremost
extra-curricular activities .was scouting. A quiet
student who gets much pleasure from reading is
lean Gibler. She has an enviable scholastic
Ernest Voqler hasn't the slightest idea as to
what he intends to do after graduation, but he
will be good in any line he chooses. He likes to
play golf. Florence Bostlc is going to be a beauty
operator it her hopes come true. She played a
good game of basketball and has made many
friends among her classmates, Always provoking
a laugh is Fred Shroyer's sense of humor, and a
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class with him had very few dull moments. Fred
was active in intramural sports. Zoe Leriche. dn
intelligent student, is another one of a long list
interested in secretarial work. She will under-
take anything asked of her and stick with it to
the end. The Glee Club was lucky to have had
Betty Wlnkler's beautiful voice, She takes a
great interest in art, but she, too, wants to be a
Bob Fomshell wants to enter the commercial
field. Bob was a dependable corridor officer
and a member of the l-li-Y. Specializing in art,
Shirley Weukley hopes to become a designer.
Much thought and work is connected with this
job, but Shirley is capable of doing both. Ray
Vonlcmd wants to be either a draftsman or a
teacher of drawing. He has aviation for a hobby
and singing for a pastime. Helen Turner. a girl
with a charming personality, expresses herself
in the Ballroom Dancing Club. Helen did excel-
lent work in the commercial course she followed.
As a member of the Student Council and office
force, Edna Briscoe always did a little bit more
than was asked of her. Naturally, a girl with a
swell voice like Edna's would be in the Glee
Sports are Shirley Swahlstedfs main interest.
Shirley has creative ability, and she hopes to
apply this to dress designing. Roy Powell's
interest in photography has led him to take
many pictures for the Saga and the Courier.
Although photography will undoubtedly be his
hobby, he intends to be a lawyer. Marie Distler's
second year at Normandy has won her many
friends. Marie has a record that is envied by
many. Martha Randall is a talented musician.
At school she sings in the Mixed Chorus. the
Swingsters and the Glee Club, and at home she
plays the piano.
Winkler Fornshell Weakley Vonland Turner
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Russell Brandon had many other interests at
Normandy besides just girls. I-le numbers among
his more important accomplishments having sung
with the Boys' Glee Club and having been
assistant advertising manager for the Saga.
Although she is rather quiet, Dolores Kirchner
accomplished many outstanding thingsy she was
active in "N" Girls, Student Council, Courier,
and Saga. Dolores was also the 1940 St. Pat's
Queen. Bill Wurth likes practically anything
that has to do with sports. I-le played a good
game ot soccer and also ran the hurdles on the
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track team. Noi is Bill lacking when it comes
to giving out witty answers. Grace Hardy used
her line voice and athletic ability to very good
advantage at Normandy in the Glee Club and
on the various varsity teams. Because Allen
Neaqles likes sports he has gone out for several
teams just for the fun ol playing. He has fol-
lowed a commercial course here and intends to
take up accounting in business college.
Iune Barbour has been one of the most de-
pendable girls an the Office Force. She should
also be commended for her excellent scholastic
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record. We haven't heard much from Harold
Russell, but we leel sure he has the ability to
do whatever he chooses. He gives one the im-
pression ot having latent ability. Grace Martin.
excelling in athletics, is not only an "N" girl but
also vice-president ot the G. A. A. Iohn Mueller.
always noted for having a good disposition, is
truly a willing worker. You have probably read
some oi his excellent stories in the Courier. ln-
telligent and sincere are the words that describe
Adele Phipps. Adele has distinguished herself
as a member of Normandy's spelling team.
Dorothy Linders. with pleasing voice and dis-
position, has specialized in music while at Nor-
mandy. She was in the Girls' Quartette, Sextette,
and Double Octave Club. Mazo Roberts has a
marked talent for dress designing, work which
she intends to continue preparation for while in
college. Perhaps you remember some of her
original designs in an issue of the Courier. Where
are all those cat-calls and other noises coming
from? Why, they are made by Charles Thiedke.
Charlie should be a sound-eiiects man tor radio
or perhaps he should study ventriloquism as a
vocation. We believe that Wlllette Owens will
make an excellent typist. While working in the
office, she cut many stencils including our history
questions-remember? Who's that tall, dark, and
handsome lad standing in the hall? lt's none
other than Roland Buchmueller. Besides his work
on the Saga, he tound time for the l-li-Y and Cor-
ridor Force. The Knitting Club has helped Audrey
Kelle to attain an unusual degree of skill as a
knitter. She has also made grades that are very
commendable. Making friends wherever she
goes, Celeste Honerkamp is noted for her pleas-
ing personality. She plays an active part in the
Personality Club. Typist for the Saga is Mildred
Bauer. With a pleasant voice and disposition,
she can't help being a success. We might be so
bold as to predict a theatrical career for Harry
Daniels. His not too conservative wardrobe and
very good acting are known all over the school.
Phipps Linders M. Roberts Thiedke Owens
Buchmueller Kelle Honerkamp Bauer Daniels
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Marie Mussard, who plans to study journalism
in the future, has a good start by her experience
as assistant business manager of the Courier.
Although Dick Isaacs hasn't been at Normandy
quite a year, he has made many friends with his
ever-ready smile. Having taken part in many
phases of Normandys activities, Martha Mans-
field is a popular girl around school. Her am
bition is to he an air hostess. Harriet Meckfessel's
excellent work in our library is proof that she
will be a successful librarian. Ruth Peiker's
activities run mostly to sports and dancing, in
which she is very accomplished.
Harold Mudd, who possesses a line voice, is
an active member of the Boys' Glee Club. Upon
graduation, he intends to enter the mail service.
luck Gerst was one of the few to become a mem-
ber of the Senior Honor Society in the eleventh
grade. He was business manager ot the l94O
Saga and president of the Hi-Y. Other activities
include band, orchestra, cheerleading, dramatics,
and Student Council. A likeable girl with a quiet
disposition is Leona Chazen. She was a capable
member of the Saga Staff and has an enviable
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scholastic record. An attractive member of the
Commercial Department, Virginia Lou Mains
should do well in her chosen field of stenography.
Elmer Hausstette is a willing member oi the
Courier Staff. His quiet and reserved character
make him a valuable friend. Florence Berq's
hobby is knitting, and she has turned out some
fine pieces of work. Florence, a good student, is
a member of the Student Council. Earl Noble is
a jolly chap, whose joking has brought loads of
gayety to Normandy. He intends to attend
agricultural school in preparation for work in
forestry. An active member of the G. A. A.,
Violet Whitwell is an ardent sports fan. "Red,"
as she is known to her many friends, has added
much spirit to her classes by her wit. Wrestling,
basketball, and football are just a few of the
many sports in which Leo Boneau has partici-
pated. l-ie is also an active member of the HifY.
Betty Hansen has devoted most of her time and
energy to the Commercial Department. She was
a member of the Shorthand Club and her favorite
subject was typing. Oliver Cruse is learning to
be a welder and to further his ability in this
field, he takes advantage of the diversified edu-
Although she came to Normandy at the begin-
ning oi her senior year, Frances Io Ross won the
hearts of her classmates with her charm and
personality. Being a member of the Hi-Y, the
Student Council, and a Corridor Officer are but
a few of the activities which claim Ioe Wriqht's
time. Sometimes serious, sometimes joking, joe
has a host of friends. Vivian Murray, otherwise
known as "Tiny," is small of stature, but is full
of pep and energy. This is proved by her
dancing ability and her hope to be a teacher of
Hansen Cruse Ross Wright Murray
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Lllllan Paper. a friend to all, is rather seri-
ous, but this did not prevent her from having
a lot ot fun in sports. She was also a G.A.A.
member. Rosalie Mullersman is superior in
athletics. Having gone out for many sports,
she has shown her ability to play fair and
square. Rosalie was a member of the "N"
Russell Bland. although diminutive in stat-
ure, is active in sports, especially track.
Russell is well liked by all who know him.
Frances Brassllold has a "swell" personality.
Evidence of this is her election as secretary
of the senior class. "Pat's" outstanding extra-
curricular activity was the Concert Drance
Group, but she was also a valuable member
of the Saga staff. She will be missed greatly
by both groups.
Presldent ...................................................... lose McClinton
........Anna Mae Meyers
Following the excellent ex-
ample set by seniors, lower
classmen directed their eiiorts
towards superior, not just credi-
table, performances in all their
activities. Some outstanding in-
dividual contributions from the
that there will be many students
capable oi assuming the re-
sponsibility ot leadership in
years to come.
It is a necessity that the eleventh grade
be composed of able students, for it must
give support to the senior class in all
school activities. The Iunior Class of 1940
certainly co-operated in every way pos-
sible. The outstanding characteristic of
this group was that of Willingness to
accept responsibility, a quality which
made them valuable co-workers with the
seniors in all major school projects.
The three hundred and twenty-one
juniors were quite active socially, and
were above average students scholas-
tically. Many of them competently occu-
pied positions on the staffs of the Courier
and Saga and took part in the vocal and
instrumental music organizations. Of
course, they were represented in all the
varsity. athletic teams.
Those responsible for the class activities
were Mrs. Ruby Burns, Mr. Hadley Craw-
ford, Mr. Russell Doyle, Mr. Lawrence
Hanebrink, Mr. Iames Hixson, Mrs. Gene-
vieve Luce, Mr. lack Pollock, Mr. Clifford
La Roge, Mrs. Margaret Witherspoon, and
Mrs. Bine Thoelke.
Top Row: Le Haw, Lanemann, Murphy, C
lahan, Kahle, Butler, Lammert, Bell, Krem
Bellerson, Openlander, Rehn, Weishey
Third Row: Kettler, Bauer, Kun, Houlle, lung'
Loeber, Bonney, Preuss, Kramer, Beardslet
Burroughs, Beqer, Winstead.
Second Row: Olsen, Curry, Lowe, Lumeliu
Lueking, Huggins, Bowman, Brady, Bensoi
Bauman, Bell, Boneau.
First Row: Banister, Burwell, Hofmann. Lie
man, Iordan, Kolbohn, O'Connor, Bate
Doyle, Stillman, Hoeftner, Keenan.
Top Row: Brengartner, Furber, Eldridgt
Dempsey, Siler, Gieselman, Goebel, Goold'
Seyfried, Froelich, Schumacher.
Third Row: Schwenk, Smythe, Comptoi
Groves, Gestrich. Schreimann, Wuellne
Burner, Feldman, Rohrabaugh.
Second Row: Edwards, Stoltze. Wells, Meiner
Shuey, M. Smith, Short, Counts, Spradlint
First Row: Stoeber, Fleer, E. Smith, I. Smttl
Weber, L. Smith, Gorman, Daly, Springl
Top Row: Muench, Merriman, Robertsox
Mundy, Keller, Webb, Mellies, Schmol
Tucker, White, Parmenter.
Third Row: Ryker, G. Meyer, Van Hon
Moore, Wentzel, Mattingly, Miller, Reber
son, Timlin, Priegle, Trueblood, Meyers.
Second Row: Zimmerman, Phares, Tracy, Rec
Kiosks, Thompson, Woepke, Zehrt, Weitz
Norden, Trammel, Pace.
First Row: Percival, Pavletic, Mc!-luqh, Zin
mer, Petty, Peper, Randall, Toal, Meel
Rickher, Webb, Wittich.
Top Row: Dunham, Buck, Magruder, Douthi
Archer, Schorr, Huber, A. McGovern, Darby
Haas, Hurtt, Hellwege, Riehl, Dunbor.
Third Row: Alt, I. Cramer, Allen, Boatwrigh
Pearson, Cruse, C. Hild, Hogan, W. I-lil
Dale, Iones, Hohn, Haller, De Zer
Second Row: Duffy, Albert, Denley, Hilber
McCourt, Imboden, Capps, Holstein, Hen
neke, Dailey, Hubeli, Dixon, Chapma
First Row: Chase, Angell, Cox, Dexheime:
McCuaig, Dennler, Heineck, Davlsson, Gas
kill, Hasselbach, Gempke, Ienklns, Her:
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Since tenth-graders are new to the
senior high activities, they must make
some readjustments, not as many as they
did when they entered the junior high
school, but there are new customs and
routines in the senior high to which they
must become accustomed.
The three hundred and forty-eight stu-
dents in this sophomore class, have been
especially active in all extra-curricular
activities. Many of them were interested
tn physical education, and not a few were
assets to the musical groups. Academ-
ically, these tenth-graders have a record
that any class might well envy. Robert
Lovell, chosen as representative of the
best qualities of the class, was awarded
a trip to Ieiferson City.
The sponsors, who aided in increasing
the good of this class, are Mr. Walter
Bergmann, Mr. William Christian, Mrs.
Ruby Farmer, Mrs. Mary Ferguson, Mrs.
Mary Franklin, Miss Ernestine Long, Miss
Mary Pitney, Mrs. Helene Priester, Mr.
Lynn Whitworth, and Mr. Arwin lanssen.
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Top Row: Slack, Gotsch, Williamson, Stal
man, Everson, Wilson, Homewood, Gus
men, Schultz, Smith, Stanton, Sporct
Fischer, Voqtman, Smith, Goedde, Donaho
Third Row: Pauley, Schleferle. Weber, Errici
Heinshon, Swensen, Heidenfelder, Meiner
Steber, Steers, Sheehan, I. Vogt, Vogle
Second Row: Stuart, Ebert, Reed, Schindle
Trauterman, Giblin, Granberq, Gathemai
Gruenewald, Schmidt, I. Smith, R. Voq
Zackman, Williams, H. Frederking.
First Row: Galmlche, Wright, E. Frederkini
Ezell, Foley, Sherrill, Wemtz, Furstenwertl
Godar, Williams, Schirr, Wagner, Gocdmoi
Gibler, Fornachon, Schreiber, Fritz.
Top Row: Hertich, I. Martin, W. Midget, Meri:
Schott, Martin, Audi-ain, Sheehan, lone:
Arens, Jaeger, Sprenqer, Haenkle, Hawktn:
Hamilton, Musick, Miller.
Third Row: Schuler, Miller, Moore, Shochleg
Metz, Iohnston, N. Midget, Humphrey:
Meeks, Held, MacDonald, Metzner, Meye
Hentze, Maschmeier, Woepke, Moss.
Second Row: Mastebrook, Doerring, McGinni1
Hoeielmann, Murphy, Anishanslin, Zolemax
Olander, Horn, Hertich, Huntzel, Stutevillt
Hemmerle Iohnston, Hirst.
First Row: Handlin, Marrocco, McClintoi
Volkert, McCann, Ichterts, B. lohnson, l
Maynard, Hantz, F. Iohnston, Silbermax
Millard, Metzger, Horstman, McCance, l
Iohnson, I. McQuay.
Top Row: Lane, Curt, Harper, Cloonan, Letne:
Dorlaque, Dunford. Comelius, Loren:
Third Row: Obergoenner, Cook, Lause, Cal
sens, Phelps, Cole, Helmich, Krider, Larkir
Kruse, Lovell, Drewes.
Second How: M. Cox, Neaqlas, M. Laramie
Courtney, Dains, Laramie, Polley, O'Nea
Larson, Iohnston, Perkotf.
First Row: De Lurqio, Curtis, Newell, Parke:
Bardol, Leriche, Liermann, Lammert, Doug
las, Cassin, Luem, Adams.
Top Row: Pantaz, Randall, Ruhland, Bauma
Ramsey, Ray, Bradshaw, Rahmberg
Benoist, Bonstell, Rubens, Dixon.
Third Row: Doherty, Becker, Wilhelm, Bust
man, Rautenstrauch, R. Rudy, Dunne, Kellei
Sieving, Buell, V. Rudy, Koeneman.
Second Row: Ramspott, Brandenburg, Baue:
Rudloft, Robinson, Bardol, Borqschulte
Kottemann, Obemeyer, Koetter, Boardslee
First Row: Bermel, Bostic, Ries, Lind, Kerone
Krattli, Bonstell, Bischoff, Branson, Boyle
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When a student reaches the ninth
grade, he is more interested than ever
before in his studies. By this time he is
beginning to contemplate his future and is
more conscientious about what subjects
to take. He is able to accept greater
responsibilities and is ready to do more
This year's group of ninth-graders, as
a whole, have willingly participated in
many activities. The boys were of excep-
tional value in athletics and the girls in
dancing. They were extremely co-
operative and generous in such things as
subscribing to the P.T.A., and donating
food stuffs to Christmas baskets. An honor
roll was started to encourage the students
to better their work. This was apparently
a good idea for their scholastic record has
Because they are the seniors of the
Iunior High School, they set an example
for the lower classes to follow. For this
year's class that was not hard to do, for
they were a very dependable group.
The sponsors who so ably helped this
class to succeed are Mr. Robert Rupp,
Miss Helen Wallace, Miss Helene Villard,
Mrs. Anita Keaney, Mr. lack Percival, Mr.
Charles Koerner, Miss Dorothy Clark, Mr.
Iames McClanahan, Miss Martha Tillman.
Top Row: Kundle, Nichols. Fuchs, Kram
lust, Green, Edwards, Houlle, Langenbe:
Goebel, Hutton, Losse, George, Lanemar
Fasnacht, C. W. Hamilton, Iohnson.
Third Row: Gorman, Frisbye, Glick, Klausmc
Lewton, Holliday, Keller, Nobiling, Lowe:
Goldbeck, Lueking, Hallvax, Huber, Luche
Hinch, Koester, Hutson.
Second Row: King, Elsey, Lammersick, Kra
heim, Kaiser, Hoffman, Haubrich, Farm
Herrmann, Knoll, Gwyn, Grue, Fischi
Glauert, Lawrence, Hansen, Grass.
First Row: Lundberg, Laur, Gilardi, Ly:
Linders, Gestrich, I. Kelly, Hunt, Keller
Coleman, Gray. Hogan, Glauest, Lawreni
Top Row: F. Mathewson, Muegge, Bark
Borgstede, Mellis, Murray, Melter, Be
meter, Bonney, Becker, Olmstead, McGra
Mellies, Miller, McCumber.
Third Row: Benoist, Morton, Burns, Ortqii
Aitken, Bredemeyer, Ball, Bodley, Audra
McKinnis, V. Burns, Obermeyer, Meye
Osthoit, Beckham, Bayer, Burton.
Second Row: Buettner, Balltnq, Albert, Blai
enship, Blanton, Barth, Marks, Brut
Mulcahy, Brooks, Bardol, Mueller, Bergen
Anderson, Olsen, McLane, H. Meltc
First Row: Arras, Anderson, O'Dell, McClint4
McGloshen, Bereuter, Oliq lchlaege
McNickols, Miklich, M. Melton, Ove
Bowman, Markham, Bergerdtne, Bennh
Martin, Murphy. 1
Top Row: Scheizik, D. Cook, Dunne, Steinl
Coshow, Daniel, Samel, Sanderson, Douglt
Schmidt, Careaqo, Swahlstedt, Darby, C1
way, Cross, Castatne. Shouse.
Third Row: Collins, Case, Steimer, Kuhl,
Davis, Carpenter, R. Derrick, Coons, Sta
Slnz, Cole, Sullivan, Spicuzzl, Carter, Dailn
Sellers, Schmelz, Cook.
Second Row: Stoddard, Dondas, Schwa
Drake, Spiers, Spangenberg, Dleienbai
Cassin, Dooley, Carr, Donoghue, Dexheirn
Smythe, C. Smith, I. Davis, Collt
First Row: D. Davis, Dame, Schultz, Perrii
Stroup, L. Davis, Dillon, Steffen, Dierk
Doyle, Cox, Dwyer, Campione, Doerr, Dui
Top Row: Rogers, Welsch, Walter, Paye
Wills, Venezia, Walther, Tabor, Zellmc
Weible, Wotring, Wallace, Turlina, Wal:
Third Row: Weidle, V. Rogers, Rhode, Rc
Van Leuven, Venverloh, Whittenberg, Wel
Wanek, Pokormy, Rose, Wibbelman, Zu
walt, Welborn, Yeomans, Portmann.
Second Row: Zbaren, Ruehl, Young, Westav
Tebbe, W. Tebbe, Pettig, Wohlert, Tayl
Wooten, Zumbehl, Weokley, Paetzo
First Row: Wolilau, Wilkinson, Young, 5
linger, Relchholdt, Rickmann, Pratte, Wi
man, Roth, Rathert, Van Horn, Riley, Rah
Reed, Trammel, Ross, Wenom.
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An eighth-grader enjoys the first few
weeks of school more than a seventh-
grader because he has become ac-
quainted with his classmates and with
different customs of the school. During his
second year in the Iunior High, he knows
more about the courses which are offered,
and is better able to choose the subjects
which he desires to take the next year.
These eighth-graders were outstanding
in Junior athletics and gave staunch sup-
port to the varsity games. They also par-
ticipated wholeheartedly in their own
after-school games and sports. With train-
ing and practice some of them will de-
velop into excellent material for varsities.
One very commendable action of these
students was their willingness to spend
long hours in group and individual prac-
tice with such musical organizations as
the band and orchestra. Possibly this
illustrates youth's growing interest in and
appreciation of good music.
Since the years in the Iunior High
School are character-forming years, the
sponsors have a tremendous task of start-
ing their charges out with high ideals.
These sponsors are Miss Bernice Schmidt,
Miss Dorothy Rauscher, Mrs. lennie Pun-
shon, Mr. Reinhold Press, Miss Marion
Musgrave, Mrs. Ruth Shay, Mr. lack
Hohreiter, Mr. Edward Haefler, and Mr.
l. O. Gillelan.
Top Row: I. Davis, Bonney, Fleischauer, Bla
Buchmueller, Kahl, Gore, Leonard, Leao
Henkel, Calvin, Burnett, Callier, Amol
Third Row: Bostic, Genof Diesel, Kelly, Kello
Donahue, Kansteiner, Loesch, Labere
Kroeger, Ernst, Coleman, Kotteman, Lon
hofer, Graves, Cartwright, Landis.
Second Row: Iohnson, Kirchner, Kruse, Kratt
Knoll, Bridgett, Lawson, Arling, Dav
Gabler, Deutschman, Bermel, Larkin, Kre
ling, Hirst, A. Kuennem, Covington, Ebe
First Row: Franklin, Fleer, Brooks, Graz
Legge, Kirchner, Dunn, Burner, Hiedema
Haas, G. Larson, Eldridge, Lawrence, Flo
Keenan. I-Ieuser, Ezell, Gunkel.
Top Row: McCourt. Wallace, Wehmey
Wilson, U m b r i g h t , Nichols, Ostermeij
McGuire, McMenamy, Yung, Matlage.
Third Row: Molden, Widmer, Weeke, Woo
Neagles, Wilcutt, Morgan, Wittler, Thaye
Second Row: Williams, Tesson, Zdvor
Yetter, Metz, Oberschelp, Mueller, Wittfd
First Row: Matthews, McMenamy, McCallist1
McCllnton, McKay, Zack, Milburn, Temrr
Meckfessel, Newell, Nelson.
Top Row: Rumley, Hlcht, Rea, Reis, Fulweils
Fugate, Gieselman, Roesel, Iacobsen, Pac
Yung, Ridgeway, Rouse, Finn.
Third Row: Gore, Holzer, Hummel, R. Ions
Rudy, Ritchier, Randall, Engebrecht, Iingt
Parmentor, Rathert, Edwards, Knox.
Second Row: Griffith, Roberts, Foelsch, Fr
Rogers, Elchelberger, Fitie, Peet, Hazg
Rufkahr, Peters, Prlegel, Fuerst.
First Row: lunge, Ross, Hard, Iones, Haul
Hayes, Hundley, Fransose, Farmer, Ramse
Top Row: Cavanaugh, Schill, Appelt, Bog
Siler, Sinz, Sims, H. Beffa, Cruse, Ball
Third Row: Hallman, Smith, Schlrr, Strio
M. Beffa, S. Schaefer, Adkins, Daniel, Bigq
Second Row: Springli, Simhauser, Bard
Samel, Banister, Buchanan, Dean, Schd
Duffy, Dixon, Stewart.
First Row: Sanborn, Steimel, Doherty, N.
Schaefer Denny Sparacio, Start, Berdo
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As newcomers to Normandy, the
seventh-graders were naturally rather
slow in adapting themselves to the pro-
cedures and regulations of the Iunior High
School. However, after they became
accustomed to their classes and clubs,
they forgot their shyness and began par-
ticipating in as many activities as time
would allow. Then, they also began
accepting responsibilities as willingly and
as ably as though they were senior high
That an outstanding characteristic of
this class is leadership may be verified
by their initiative and accomplishments.
The seventh grade is composed of three
hundred and seventy-three students, who,
according to their teachers, are always
willing to co-operate to the best of their
ability. Having shown that there are some
outstanding personalities in the group,
these students will undoubtedly develop
into a promising senior class. Normandy
will some day be proud to have this
group of neophytes assume the major
activities and responsibilities of the
school, and next year we expect great
things from this fine class.
The sponsors who have greatly aided
these students in becoming adjusted so
completely are Mrs, Anna Brummett, Mr.
Galt Schrader, Miss Louise Schmucker,
Mrs. Elizabeth Lashly, Mr. R. R. Eddie-
man. and Mrs. Claudine Bock.
Top Row: Russell, Deitrtch, Hilliker, Bus
McCormack, Thompson, Storm, Lov
Willman, Maynard, Burgess, Ochman
Third Row: Kaechele, Foster, Ortgier, Noltlnt
Peeples, Rudolph, Colwell, McHuq
Schmittger, Curtis, Gore, Wallace, Miller.
Second Row: Surkamp, Melton, Dahn, Murra
Rogers, Stuerman, Nieman, Scott, Datle
DiMaggio, Huggins, Noh, Gruenewald.
First Row: Luebbert, Adams, Iohnson, Gains
Iohnson, Noonan, Sweet, Kltnkertuss, Ye
mans, Iacobs, Hoeielman, Rose, Bourner.
Top Row: Couch, Britt, Widmer, Hunninr
Bartels, Schmidt, C a s a m e n t o, Vonlant
Third Row: Clawson, Cavanaugh, Hue
Sanders, Rickman, Payne, Dace, Borscheir
Second Row: Umbright, Klinkerfuss, Correi
Heinecke, Randall, Hardy, Woodard, Gu:
First Row: Coshow, Holland, Iaeger, Stlmj
Haubrick, Eise, N. Bauman, Koppman, Ion
Top Row: McDermott, Casey, Samel, Murra'
Johnson, Stege, Miller, Wilson, Springer.
Thfxd Row: Gruenewald, Wehmer, McGloshe1
Brown, Gabelhardt, Hoskeotter, Wilson
Second Row: Duenke, Hunsel, Fulbright, Turl
Blattner, Hollingsworth, Cassin, Ioplii
Krause, Shemwell, Dorlaque.
First Row: Taylor, Lawrence, Hearst, Hot
mann, Montrey, Heberer, Doerr, Larsen
Top Row: Zehringer, Goldbeck, Battenbert
Winter, Harte, Glauser, Hoefler, Elliot
Furber, Dablen, Millay, MacDonald.
Third Row: Heyer, Haist, Iohnson, Costellr
Luchesi, Moriphos, Rosegrant, Smith, Cui
gingham, Bergmann, Iungling, Hagemeye
Second Row: Peper, Petter, Harrington, McKe-
Middleton, Foster, Roettqer, Phillips, Dysai
Sexton, Rovira, Bauer, Schleusner.
First Row: Larson, Dick, Schwenk, Brow:
P t l u e g e r, Schumacher, Fischer, Pilche
Brandes, Kesselring, Ptnns, Meehan.
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Any school, but especially a
large one, must serve a two-
fold purpose: it prepares one
group of students for higher in-
stitutions, While it fits another
group to earn its living imme-
diately after graduation. By
offering numerous College pre-
paratory and vocational sub-
jects, the departments of Nor-
mandy help students adjust
themselves for later lite.
Educational Opportunities at Normandy
No longer does Normandy High School offer only such college preparatory
work as classical languages, literature, and science, but today a student in
our sphool has his choice of a variety of courses. Those students who are
planning to attend college may still take the academic studies, but, as
the enrollment in the public school has grown, an increasing number of stu-
dents are interested in subjects that lie outside the old curriculum. Normandy,
as a progressive high school, has met this need by an enlargement of its
educational opportunities until no matter what the student's chief interest may
be he will find ample training in one of the courses offered. Basic training in
English, science, and history is still required of the graduate, but a varied
range of electives enable the student to choose a general course that fits his
particular interests and needs.
Probably one of the most important trends growing out of this new interest
is the development of extensive work in the Industrial Arts Curriculum. The
old-fashioned manual-training has become within itself probably one of the
most splendid training grounds for proper ideals and attitudes that the modern
In the process of teaching the skills that naturally are of paramount con-
cern in an industrial arts course the teacher finds opportunity to give students
practice in forming habits and gaining knowledge that will benefit them in
whatever profession or work they choose. Some of the more important of
these are a spirit of co-operation that comes from working with others, a well-
founded sense of self-reliance and poise, ability to work out and follow a
careful procedure, self-mastery which results from forcing oneself to complete
any task, and a knowledge of some of the problems involved in being a wise
Seventh-grade boys who elect to
take work in the lndustrial Arts De-
partment are enrolled in Home Me-
chanics, a course which deals briefly
with electricity, sheet metal, and
woodwork. The classes meet two
periods each weel: and are so orqan-
ized that every boy has an oppor-
tunity to spend about one-third of his
time in each field.
ln all phases of the work direct
application is made to experiences
and problems with which the boys
are familiar and that they are apt to
meet in their home life. Opportunities
are many for exploration in fields in
which the students show special
The instructor stresses safety in
handling tools and economical use
of time and materials. Emphasis is
on the development of useful and
worthy habits of work rather than
the acquisition of advanced skill in
any operation. The boy, thus, is
layinq a foundation which will help
him in any later work to be happy.
useful, and successful.
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The elective eighth-qrade course
in the lnclustrial Arts curriculuin is
General Shop, in which boys have
an opportunity to continue the type
of work they heaan in l-lonie Mef
chanics, with advance work in woode
working, electricity, and sheet metal.
ln each phase the boys learn to use
more coinplicated tools and under-
take larger projects. For exaniple,
while in the seventh grade the stue
dent oi electricity is Concerned with
hell wiring, in the eighth qrade he
studies house wiring and the repair-
inq oi electrical motors.
ln addition to shop iundanientals,
manipulative phases ot each subf
ject, and skills, boys learn to appre-
ciate qood worlcinanship and design,
to plan procedure carefully, and to
read worlcinq drawings. Wlicvii the
eiqhthrqrade boy conipletes General
Shop, he has a basic understanding
oi the part which industrial arts play
in our niodern education, and he
knows whether he has the interest
and the ability to continue with the
lndustrial Arts courses.
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ln addition to General Shop, the
eighth-grade student with an interest
in mechanics may enroll in a begin'
ning Auto Mechanics class, in which
he learns the basic principles of auto-
mobile operation. Before the student
does any actual mechanical work, he
does extensive reference reading and
question answering on units prepared
to give him necessary basic informa-
tion. After this preliminary work, the
boy, then, in the shop makes practical
application of his theoretical knowl'
edge. Auto mechanics is a valuable
subject because knowing what makes
a car go saves time, money, and dis
couraging moments on the highway.
Units of actual work in the shop are
based on repairs that are frequently
necessary for a car-owner to be able
to take care of. Learning how to repair
inner tubes and take care ot tires,
grease cars, change oil, care for the
battery and cooling system, check lan
belt, and clean spark plugs are only a
few of the things that occupy the time
of the junior auto mechanics student.
Boys who think they might be inter'
ested in entering the automotive indus
try have an opportunity to investigate
and learn about the details of that
industry as well as all allied trades.
Safety instructions are an important
phase of the beginning mechanics
course. The teacher tries to make the
student safety conscious in the shop
and on the highway.
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Boys who found the bench nietal
units in early shop courses interesting
may enroll in a class given completely
to the study of metals and their hand'
ling. The purpose of the bench metal
class is to give the student a compre-
hensive understanding of the funda-
niental processes common in metal-
working. The student learns to use the
simple metal-working tools and to form
both hot and cold metal into any
desired shape. ln short, he acquires
some knowledge of the production,
characteristics, and manipulation of the
Many variations of design are sug-
gested to the student. He may employ
his originality to a great extent, an
opportunity which affords him a chance
to give expression to his inventive in-
terests and to enjoy the thrill of accom-
plishment lngenuity and initiative are
developed in the exercising of indi-
viduality. The course is so arranged
that the beginner upon completing his
first project will find that he can put
the experience thus learned to practical
use in the second project, and so on,
cuinulatively, throughout the year.
Boys who are interested in home
craft will find the projects in the bench
class of special interest. lt is hoped
that the ever-increasing number of
pupils will, through the discovery and
exchange of ideas, find stimulation to
enjoy further creative accomplishment
in a useful vocation or relaxing hobby.
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Built on the information and practice
gained in the junior auto mechanics
class, the senior auto mechanics
courses are designed to give the stue
dents more detailed knowledge that
will be valuable for the future car
owners. A few of the boys may be
interested in entering one of the me-
chanical trades, and the training they
receive in these classes is very helpful.
However, the material is arranged in
such a way that it is useful to anyone.
The first semester is devoted entirely
to work based on the chassis. Separate
units include the differential, the trans-
mission, and the braking system. Stu-
dents learn the underlying principles of
operation in each of these, together
with the advantages and disadvantages
of the various set-ups.
Engine work, operation of the metal
lathe, and safety in driving comprise
the second semester units. Throughout,
the chief aim of the department is to
teach the boys how a car operates, how
to care for it, and how to make minor
repairs and adjustments. Any boy who
expects to own a car some time in the
future would do well to enroll in Auto
Mechanics. A thorough knowledge of
the skills taught in this course would
do a great deal to improve care of cars
and probably to reduce the number of
accidents resulting from faulty cars or
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The chief purpose ot the classes in
mechanical and architectural drawing
is to teach the fundamental principles
and symbols as applied in practically
all phases ot drawing. The objectives
ot the course are manifold. Some ot
the more important ones are to develop
tlie students power ot visuatizationg to
strengthen his constructive imaginationp
to train him in exactness of thought
and procedurep to teach him something
about reading and writing the language
ol industriesg and to give him a concep-
tion oi modern commercial drawings,
tracings, and blueprints.
ln beginning drawing a program is
set up to familiarize the students with
the fundamentals and guiding princi-
ples ot the field. For those who wish
to continue their work, the course in
mechanical and architectural drawing
is ottered. Since technical knowledge
is essential it the student is to produce
drawings ot acceptable quality, he
must learn all the fine points pertaining
to the particular type ot drawing he
may be doing. The various types ot
drawings discussed and executed in
the advanced classes range from tree-
hand sketching to architectural sym-
bols and house plans, giving the stu-
dents a thorough training in the under-
lying principles ot this line ot worlc.
Naturally neatness and accuracy are
ot primary importance in this work.
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The beginning woodworking class
is a one-year class designed tor the
senior student to add to the wood-
working knowledge which he has
acquired in the junior school. This
course, which is commonly known
as a hand tool course, teaches the
student proper techniques in work-
ing with wood. These skills are those
which will be the most useful to him
in simple constructions and those
which the student will need in the
beginning of the advanced wood-
working course. Use ot the various
machines and execution of projects
are arranged on a progressive basis.
The most prominent and simplest
exercises are taught in the first
semester, and the less important and
hardest exercises are taught at the
end ot the second semester. In order
that these exercises or skills may be
taught in a manner that appeals to
the student, suitable projects are sugf
gested which cover a whole group
of exercises. Planing projects, saw-
ing projects, boring projects, gaug-
ing projects, curved sawing projects,
and joining projects constitute most
of the program during the year.
ln addition to the regular shop
work, related and helpful informa-
tion pertaining to lumbering, paints
and finishes, wood fasteners, and
other hardware supplies is covered.
Since most of the boys will prob-
ably not take up carpentry as a
trade, the material in the course is
so selected that it will be of great
value to them around the home.
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ln woodwoilzintg the student is
tiivcn the opportunity to learn about
one ot the largest and oldest indus-
tries in the world. industrial wood-
worlainq is divided into niany trades
such as carpentry, cabinet niakinq,
pattern nialiin-yi, wood turninq, and
The advance woodworking class
is desianed to teach thc proper tech-
nique in the operating ot the various
power woodworking niachines, vari-
ous types ot turniture construction,
wood tinishina, and furniture design.
Learning units inyolvinq other nia-
terials, such as sheet nietal and elec-
trical work, are also included and
regarded as an essential part of this
course. Besides the workinq skills
the student is tauaht the safety rules
ot the shop and in the handling of
niachinery, care of tools and equips
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material pertaining to industry.
Industrial arts in high school is not
taught with the purpose of nialcinq a
tradesrnan. Many students, alter
completing the industrial arts pro-
qrarn, do enter the various construc-
tion trades such as carpenters,
pattern nialcers, cabinet niakers, and
wood finishers. Others qo to trade
school and further specialize in some
particular trade. For the student who
does not use the skills learned as
vocational traininq there reniain
many benefits. Minor repairs and
carpentry jobs are simple tor a nian
who knows the principles of wood-
working. Many worthwhile hobbies
are direct outqrowths ot techniques
niastered and interests discovered in
the work in the hiqh school wood-
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The Commercial Department at-
tracts mainly those students who,
upon graduation from high school,
are planning to seek an office career.
Because the number of students
looking forward to this type of work
is increasing rapidly, the department
is becoming one of the largest in the
school. According to figures com-
piled by Miss Beck, the number of
pupils taking commercial work has
doubled within the last five years.
There are now 308 students enrolled
in the commercial subjects.
The aims of the commercial dev
partment are clearly defined. They
are first, to teach skills for personal
use if the pupil takes only one year
of commercial workg and secondly,
to fit pupils for office work if the full,
twoeyear course is taken. ln accom'
plishing these aims, the department
is constantly on the look-out for inno
vations which will improve the
courses. As a result, we find various
activities and projects carried on by
the classes, to say nothing of the
Various commercial clubs, which do
much to improve the pupils' stand-
ards of skill and aid them in later
adjusting themselves to the business
For success in an office position,
one must possess an interesting per-
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sonality and qood character traits.
Realizing this, the advanced short-
hand classes conduct business letter
writinq and personality projects.
The students are presented with
problems which are likely to occur
frequently in the business world.
They are instructed to solve these
problems to the best ot their ability
in a qood business letterg or, as in
the personality project, they learn
to be tactful in every-day dealings
with people. ln addition, durinq the
second semester there are discus-
sions ot traits necessary in business.
ln the advanced bookkeeping
classes, the pupils study not only
ledqers and journals, but they also
learn to operate such office machines
as the bookkeeping machine, the
comptometer, various types ot adds
ina machines, and a new machine
recently added to the department,
The commercial classes as a
whole are often called upon to assist
in the ottice work, and some indi-
vidual pupils do work tor teachers.
Duties connected with this work are
typing stencils tor mineoqraphs, tak'
inq dictation, typinq letters, and
other similar duties. The pupils thus
qain valuable experience which will
aid them in their jobs later on.
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course, one which
usetul to every girl Uri
thot even the boys fir
worth-while, is Hom
Economics. The time
divided equally b
tween cooking ond sex
ing. The boys rind gir
study not only the tu
dormentols of coolfzir
but many other phase
ot homeinoking. A le
oi the most interestir
units are those on mo
ing ond living with
ci budget, pldnnin
well - bolonced men
for different levels
income, ond studyii
consumer problems. I
o demonstrotion of the
cooking cldsses git
buitet luncheons or
teos throughout tl
yeor tor the rnembe
of the fciculty.
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dllowed to tdke tl
semester course in sei
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units which ore usei
to dll girls where clot
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The ability to write and speak
effectively is readily recognized as
essential to a complete, cultural edu-
cation. lt is equally true, moreover,
that proficiency in oral and written
composition is important as a train-
ing for business, for the Way people
talk and write has a direct bearing
on their success in life. Through the
study of literature the student gains
an introduction to Writers and books
and acquires a habit of reading good
books which may well become a
worthwhile and enjoyable hobby
for leisure time. Consequently the
classes in English at Normandy are
essential and beneficial to a well-
lnteresting courses in the English
Department are those in journalism,
dramatics, and speech. The journal-
ism course is an introduction to
newspaper work, designed to help a
student determine for himself
whether he wants to make a profes-
sion of journalism. Dramatics and
speech courses include the study of
good plays, the art of make-up, of
reading aloud, of acting, and of
speaking before an audience with
poise and confidence. The English
Department through these special
courses has an opportunity to meet
more fully the needs of the students.
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Students first explore the foreign
language field at the beginning of
the eighth grade in a general lan-
guage class, which briefly introduces
French, German, Latin, and Spanish.
Then, in the middle of the eighth
grade they may select the language
they prefer and begin a study which
lasts for two or three years.
The ultimate aim of modern lan-
guage instruction is the acquisition
of a sympathetic understanding of at
least one foreign nation in relation
to our own nation by means of learn-
ing the language which the nation
speaks. The foreign language stu-
dent today learns more than just
vocabularies and translations -he
obtains knowledge of the back-
ground and ways of life in the coun-
try whose language he is studying.
Foreign language students bring to
the entire school group an informed
sympathy which brings about fairer
and sounder opinions than would
otherwise be possibleg therefore,
these students are better able to
resist the influence of propaganda
and are better citizens.
Although only one language is
studied, the feeling of international
friendship spreads through the
knowledge of a foreign language
and the country that speaks that
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A knowledge of mathematics is becom-
ing increasingly important in our modern
and complex civilization for various rea-
sons. Many heretofore vague sciences
are being reduced to simple, mathe-
matical terms. Success in any profession
or trade cannot be attained without com-
plete understanding of the principles of
arithmetic. ln addition, during our grade
school and high school education, solving
difficult problems furthers such desirable
habits as concentration, accuracy in rea-
soning, and self-reliance in work.
Mathematics is an exact science -that
of numbers and space. lt is the root for
the basic and applied sciences: in fact,
it is often called the "language" of sci-
ence, and it is just as much an interna-
tional language as is music. Mathematics,
as a whole, is subject to less change over
periods of centuries than any other known
study. Formulas that were used two
thousand years ago have never been dis-
proved, and they will be used two thou-
sand years from today.
During the seventh and eighth grades,
every student is required to take math.
Throughout high school, the courses in
algebra, plane and solid geometry, and
trigonometry are elective, but since aspir-
ants for college entrance must have two
units in mathematics, many pupils take
the advanced courses. It is in the high
school classes that the foundation for a
large number of professions based on
mathematics is laid. All boys interested
in engineering take all the math courses
available. Training such as they get in
these high school courses form a valuable
basis on which to build their further
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Thirteen years ago the Science Depart-
ment of Normandy High School was
poorly equipped, with only five general
science classes, two biology classes, and
small sections in physics and chemistry.
The first small science club was organ-
ized twelve years ago. Today there are
ten biology classes, two chemistry classes,
and two physics classes in the senior high
and approximately thirty classes in gen-
eral science to accommodate the seventh,
eighth, and ninth-graders. There are now
two science clubs, both affiliated with
state and national organizations, Nor-
mandy's Science Department is far richer
than the average school because of its
fine museum, herbariuin, and Nature Trail.
The aims of the Science Department
are to teach students how to solve their
own problems so that they may live more
happily, and to train pupils to collect ine
formation, evaluate findings, and think for
themselves. No special method of teach'
ing is used. During the year optional
work is supplied for those pupils having
a special interest in some phase of the
science that they are taking. The project
system grants to students who have fine
ished the minimum essential work oppor-
tunities to verify their theories experi-
mentally. The students at Normandy are
given the chance to apply what they
learn and think in real life situations.
For two years in succession Normandy
students have been elected honorary
members of the American Association for
the Advancement of Science. This has
not occurred in any other high school in
America, a fact in which we may take
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The iinriniciry uint of educii
tion to enuhle students to
fulfill their duties cis AlllOlil'ft'llt
citizens is the chief cgrini of the
Social Science Depcirtnient, The
underlying prizicfigvles ol this
oini ore lznowlediie of tliv
processes of qoveininent
understanding of liistoricgiil do
velopnient, rind prci-,itirfe in tliw
obligations ct citizensliip.
Pupils study excellent text
hooks, suppleinented hy other
sources of relirrliule infornifition.
The terrchers do not crttenirwt tif
force ffgrcts upon their clicir-gong
they encourciiqe indegmendent
thought ond crireful crndlysis til
situations. Thus, tne student
lecirns to drciw his cfwn ccnclu
sions frorn his understcinding nl
the causes and eflects ot his
Study of the long rctiirl river
which hurnonity hos toiled pro
duces on cirppreciritiori of the
present difficulties ccnfrontinri
nicin, Cornprrrison is niride iw-
tween life in the post rind ities
ent ond conditions of living in
this rind other countries.
With knowledge rind under
stdndinq cis ci foundation, the
proctice of good, cleinocrritit'
qovernrnent is put into effect in
the clossrooni. The inost ini
portont tliinq ri pupil ciin lerun
is thot self-qovernnient is gov
ernrnent hy the people.
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Senior Girls' Glee Club
'lot Row: Moore, Cassens, Priegel, Ross, Graves, Schaeffer, Schumacher, Randall, Scholer, finders, Atkin
id Row: Slack, Cunningham, Gatheinan, Hartleb, Alt.
Fiis Row: Angell, Liese, Godar, Reichholdt, Auteri, Scott.
Any girl who is interested in music
and desires to further her knowledge
of choral singing is eligible to try out
for the Senior Girls' Glee Club. Mrs.
Mary Franklin, the sponsor, makes
the final choice of girls qualified for
membership. The Glee Club forms
the basic girls' music organization,
for the members of the smaller and
more specialized groups are selected
from its roster.
The girls were called upon to
entertain at various festivities
throughout the year. They sang at
several P. T. A. meetings, and, dur-
ing the Christmas holidays, they pre-
sented an impressive candle-light
program of Christmas carols. ln addi-
tion to performances in the commu-
Meye-r, Oberrnann, iiotte-nun, Faquin, P. Rea.
Zimmer, Smith, Short, Maynard, Phipps, Stuteviii
nity, the Glee Club entered both the
District and State contests, where it
received first ratings. Since the Na-
tional Music Contests were held in
Kansas City this spring, the girls had
an opportunity to attend.
The development of good choral
technique requires concentration,
time, and effort. Enunciation, phras-
ing, tone-production, shading of the
voice, and many other details must
be carefully studied. The finished
performance is so smooth, however,
that only an expert can appreciate
the tremendous amount of work put
into it. The girls are to be highly
commended for the willingness with
which they practiced and worked.
The Senior Boys' Glee Club is com-
posed of boys whose voices have
fully matured and who are capable
of singing more advanced and diffi-
cult music. The best male voices in
school are selected for membership.
Under the guidance and direction of
Mr. Hadley Crawford they practice
three times a week.
These boys received a first rating
in the State Contest at Columbia and
were given honorable mention be-
cause of their selection of such diffi-
cult music. With the help of the
Board of Education the Boys' Glee
Club was able to go to Kansas City
with the girls' group and represent
Normandy in the National Contest.
Senior Boys' Glee Club
The boys had more difficult judging
restrictions there, but came home
with a second rating of which they
may justly be proud. The high
standards set and followed by the
Cwlee Club serve as an outstanding
asset to Normandy's Music Depart-
ment and should be respected by
Aside from presenting two as-
sembly programs, the Glee Club
also sang for the Mothers' Club and
gave two church programs, one at
the Nelson Presbyterian Church and
the other at the Bethany Lutheran
Church. The members deserve much
praise for their work, for they have
truly accomplished a lot
Tot How: Larkin, Audrain. Steber, Walker, Hoenig, Kroehnke, Schorr, Rahmberg, Zimmer, Kremer, Young, Thompson
d Row: Fitting, Nettle-r, Krietmeyer, Hawkins, Martin, Wurth, Callahan, Mesle, Webb. Levene, Weisheyer
B'nn Qclneider Kline Osbor Ra S h ff
L oy, . 1 , . , ne, Y. C ae er.
F t H W: Mails, Payne, Stmek, Schwenk, Openlander, Molden, Musik, Rautenstrauch, Brandon, Froolich, Schrein ann
With nnsaon, Alien, Carter, Dauni, Trautermann, M:Cl1nton, Whitney.
Tor Row: Bonney, Wurth, Manies, Callahan, Kremer, Schorr, Fitting, Sheehan, Willems, Walker, Webb, 'Thiel
Qetond Row: Enrifo, Meeks, Randall, Kurz, Schreimann, Beger, Zimmer, Larkin, Openlander, Carter, Graves, Seqelho
1 How: Privletic, Oilonnell, Eise, Maynard, Short, Truebloocl, Cunningham, Metz, Atkinson, Hemnierle Lui
Smith, Stuteville, Auten, Morroco.
Une of the outstanding vocal
music organizations at Normandy is
the Mixed Chorus, which is com-
posed of the best singers from the
Boys' and Girls' Glee Clubs. Mixed
choral singing, when done properly,
is the most effective type of vocal
music for several reasons. The wide
range of voices permits more spec-
tacular arrangements and a greater
variety of selectionsy colorful and
delicate shadings of expression can
be obtainedp intricate background
effects, which heighten interest, are
made possibleg in short a combina-
tion of boys' and girls' voices pro-
duces the most satisfactory vocal
Mr. Crawford, who rehearses the
Mixed Chorus, encourages the mem-
bers to participate in the activities
of music groups outside of the school.
The experience gained by singing
under different directors is valuable
because each one generally has his
favorite technique of directing. Then,
too, one organization may excel in
the rendition of certain types of
music which are not attempted by
Unfortunately, the Mixed Chorus
is hampered by lack of practice
time, but the members have made
Wonderful progress despite this
handicap. More attention should be
given to this group because a good
chorus is always an asset to the
Tenth Grade Boys' Cflee Club
The Tenth Grade Boys' Glee Club
was organized to serve as a training
school tor the Senior Boys' Glee Club
and the male section ot the Mixed
Chorus. lts members, of course, ex-
pect to do future work in the more
advanced sections. Occasionally, a
student has displayed so much talent
that he was immediately promoted,
but this is not the customary pro-
cedure, since even the most promis-
ing vocalists need a certain amount
ot fundamental training.
The organization of the Tenth
Grade Boys' Glee Club has given
the music department two distinct
advantages: as previously noted, it
bridges the gap between junior and
senior high singing groups: and, in
.nu .ar - - f-i -
case there is a vacancy in one of
the advanced clubs, a replacement
can be immediately obtained. This
group probably receives the least
attention of any music organization
in the school. lt is not a "show"
club in any sense ot the word, but
an appreciative listener can discern
real beauty in its performances. The
boys, moreover, are interested solely
in developing their abilities in order
to prepare themselves for advanced
The reader must not believe, from
the foregoing, that the Tenth-Grade
Boys' Glee Club is only a study club.
Members sing for their own pleas'
ure, and, after all, the enjoyment of
music compensates tor all the work.
Top RCW: Guseriian, Hemkel, S1anton,Steper,Audrain, Schultz. E. Smith, Bauman. Goedde, Ivlertz, Springer, Hamilton
H nd Row: Laramie, P. Smith, Koeneman, E. Weber, Hawkins, Stagenran, Flood, Phipps, Rouse, Tumulty, l- Hertich
ltr t Row: Parker, l. Vu-ber, lim Herticli, Trauterinan, Giblin, Turk, Wilhelm, Iolmston, Zackrnan, Bardol, Beck, Pattrm
lunior Boys' Cflee Club
Top Row: Randal, Webb, Nemueller, Walsh, Iohnson, Zilman, Obermyher, Fleshauser,
Second Row: Wittich, Le-qi, Reed, McCabne, Berrnell, Moss, Yates, Steinmetz, Garidy, Koetter,
First Row: Heuser, Miller, Heawley, Stuerman, Donohoe, Hutton, Woods, Dwyer, McCa1lister,
To train boys for more advanced
work in the senior vocal groups is
the main purpose of the Iunior Boys'
Crlee Club, under the able direction
of Mr. Hadley Crawford. The Glee
Club consists of forty members, most
of whom are eighth and ninth-
graders, although a few seventh-
graders of exceptional ability are
ln order to improve their individual
voices and also to perfect their group
singing, the boys practice during
every club period and occasionally
in the mornings, when extra practice
Letters are awarded to the mem-
bers on the basis of the amount of
points they collect. For each re'
hearsal they attend, the boys receive
a point, at the end of the year, those
with the required number of points
receive a letter. In the past year, the
club has adopted red sweaters as
Now in its second year, the organ-
ization has presented several pro-
grams. They appeared before the
Mothers' Clubs of Garfield and Har-
rison Schools, Where they were en-
thusiastically received. They entered
the County Contest held at U. City
and received very favorable com-
ments from the judges.
lunior Girls' Glee Club
Top Flaw: Nichols, Hotscn, Wibtnelman, Rossel.
Fourth Row: Smwelliorst, Venverloli, l-lamm, Burns, Porter, luekina, Nobellna, Sinz, Coen:-
Third Row: Ot-timiuiii, Mess Miillellaiuct, Crain, Klausmun, Cook, Phillips, Casey, Shoults, Hillikor.
Svrvixri Haw: Kriiswr, Penn, Pardon, lui-trizer, Stoddard, Youna Eereuter, Case, Blrinkenrzhiy,
l'u::t Hr-vs: H
Like the lunior Boys' Glee Club,
the lunior Girls' Glee Club is an or-
ganization whose purpose is to pro-
vide tor the junior high girls the tirst
step in the ladder of musical educa-
tion, that is, the experience that these
girls receive in the Iunior High Glee
Club serves as a basis tor all their
musical training in the years to
come. The goal of the club is not
only to develop group singing but
also to inspire an appreciation of
good music. This is truly excellent
training for these girls, tor the points
stressed in this club are the same as
those in both the Senior Girls' Glee
Club and in all of the daily music
classes. When the members oi this
club reach high school, they are well
versed in the fundamentals ot music.
The junior girls are under the
leadership oi Miss Betty Tackett,
who, although she has had them for
only a year, has brought about an
excellent co-operative spirit among
the members. Their chief perform-
ance ot the year was the Spring
Festival, at which they truly demon-
strated all that they had accom-
plished during the year.
There were about eighty or ninety
girls in this group, a number which
is a splendid representation oi junior
girl students interested in music.
They have by now acquired a
knowledge oi singing and an appre-
ciation of good music, and we have
no doubt that they will be splendid
replacements tor vacancies in the
Senior Girls' Glee Club when the
Standing: Guenther, Navy, Tesson, Finn. Bylsma. V. lohnson.
Fourth Row: Dixon, Miller, Fleer, R. Schirmer, lunge, Drewer, Schlotterbeck, Gore, Lanqewalter,
Smith, Dietrich, Cavanauqh, Starks, Foster, Wahlert.
Third Row: M. lolmson, Ptlueaer, Shouse, Gamache, Dohecty, Shill, Betta, Ramsey, Widmer, Fuerst.
Second Row: Scott, Stettens, Gains, Rose, Hanson, Gena, McClinton, L. Schirmer, McOuay, Peeples,
First Row: Schmidt, Stuerman, Williams, Venezia, Kundl, Schrneltz, Hageman, Biggs,
A steadily growing department in
our school is the Instrumental Music
Department. Some students who are
interested in music do not have
ability to sing and cannot quality for
membership in one of the singing
groups. Often those students can find
places in the band or orchestra. For
beginning students Mr. Lawrence
Guenther trains and works with the
Iunior Orchestra, and Mr. Alfred
Bleckschmidt directs the Iunior Band.
Members of both these junior organ-
izations strive to improve the quality
of their work in order that they may
be advanced to the Senior Orchestra
The ability of the Iunior Orchestra,
however, should not be underesti-
mated: they play arrangements of
the old masters and sometimes bor-
row music from the senior group.
Their performance is indeed startling
for such a group of novices. Eager
co-operation with each other and
with Mr. Guenther makes it an en-
joyable organization to work in.
Tryouts are held at regular inter-
vals and the members of the orches-
tra themselves choose the students
they think should have the first chair
in each section. Mr. Guenther and
these boys and girls are indeed to
be congratulated for their fine work.
First Row: P. Gena, Nelson, M. Miller, Anderson. Fl. Miller.
Second Row: Eldridqe, Lynes, Lee, Zellinqer, Calvin, Burnett, Henkel, Landis.
Third Row: Mc-llis. Linders, R Geno. McCumber, Welborn. Usinqer, Mr:Nichols, Koester, Sinz.
Fourth Row: Brooks, McCnl1ister, Leeker, Roesel. Garrett. Siler, Mueller.
Back Row: Mr. Hloc'ksr'hniidt, Zdvorak, Navy. Srhaetzel, Peters, Arras,
The school has just reason to be
proud of its Iunior Band. Not only
is it one of the largest Normandy has
ever had but it is also one of the
best. By teaching elementary school
children about different instruments
and showing them the importance of
each one, Mr. Bleckschmidt has
Created an interest in band music
among the younger students. This
early training has done much to im-
prove the instrumentation, which sur-
passes all previous years.
Students in the Iunior Band, as
well as those in the other instru-
mental groups, have the advantage
of sectional rehearsals. In such a
rehearsal just one of the many sec-
tions of the band is present. Thus
students are enabled to learn better
their separate parts and to overcome
minor technicalities that may have
bothered them in group practice.
Since all of the members of the
Iunior Band are ambitious and desire
to be admitted to the senior group
they work long and late hours to
increase their ability. Such effort on
the part of individual members
shows results in the improvement of
the band as a unit. Frequently they
practice on music that is being used
by the Senior Band.
Top Row: Waibel, Mr. Guenther, Hentze, V. Buschczrt.
Fourth Howl Gieselman, Welscli, F. Smith, McOuay, Goddard, L. Goebel, Waltf-rs, Geist, Prrvos'
Durphy, Loeber. Siler, D, Goebel, Brown, Snoike, Owens.
Third Row: Weiqelt, Weiblc, Rhode, Heidemfm, Franklin, Daviris, Srtireibe'-r, Gcioldv, Sclioknt-clit,
Shuoy, Williftiiis, Goritii, Schiiielz, Fischer, Srr.ith.
Sc-vmid Row: Kirkpatrick, D. Cox, Gore, Tirnlin, Fraiikenburger, Hcullw, O'lJfll, Hanstn, lt Ki zttli,
M. Cox, E. Krritlli.
First Row: B, Krattli, Htiupt, ll. Schokrtorht, A. Fischer, Ftuehl, Flori, Vfz. Fliisrlitirt, Ftirzm-
"l like that piece!"
"l wonder what Beethoven would
think ot how we played it."
"My part is pretty easy."
These are some ot the remarks
one is liable to hear it he listens in
on some ot the conversations aiter a
Senior Orchestra rehearsal.
The Orchestra has shown so much
improvement that Mr. Guenther, the
director, has concentrated most ot
the year on music Written by the old
masters. The string section this year
is the best in the history ot the organ-
ization, and the tone, technique, and
balance ot the whole group have
been excellent. Particularly com-
mendable has been the fine inter-
pretations that the Orchestra has
made oi many ot the world's master-
pieces. Several critics have coni-
rnented on this quality.
Normandy Senior Orchestra made
several public appearances and
entertained the student body in as-
sembly. lts greatest thrill came, ot
course, when the judges ot the State
Contest at Columbia awarded the
group a tirst rating. Norrnandy's ore
chestra was one ot the two Class A
orchestras in the state to receive
such a rating. The entire district
should be proud ot the students who
have a part in the Senior Orchestra.
u'lt.rrimits First Row: Brown, Gooldy, Arnold, Schokneclit.
Ttnrfl Row: Fox. Zuntwrrlt. Rose.
Second Row: Roberts, Doherty, Cortes, Anislitinslin.
'l'1iiiitpr-ts First Flow: Dnipliy. O'l.le'll, Thriynr, Benninfl.
Second Flow: Huniilton, Poll rrrly, ltirvis.
i"iw-iicli Horns Gerst, Walters.
Siixoplwiivs First Row: Wiqlitnicrri Goddard.
Second Row: Stine-y, Smith, Willitnns, lolinson.
Tronilionvss First Flow: l.oobnt. Siler, Scliwirrtz, Bowni-rn, Burris.
Students hurry to their secxts on
ossenibly doy when they heor the
Senior Bond wctrming up, for nothing
is more exciting thon o good bcind
plciying ct stirring rnorch. The baton-
twirlers crdd on extro incentive for
Like the orchestra, the Senior Bcrnd
is built on the junior group. When
junior students recich or certciin point
ot excellence, they gre crdmitted to
the senior orgonizottion. Although
the bond is smctller in numbers this
yeor, observers ond critics hove
noted numerous improvements in
The Mctrching Bond is one of the
best known ctnd most crdrnired
groups of the Music Deportrnent. It
odded o greot deol ot color ond
excitement to the tootboll ond bosket-
iocxli ggznes, ond porticulgrly enjoy-
dble wos the pcirctding on the
iootboll field between hctlves ot the
We hope that more students will
show on interest in the bond ond
that it will continue showing im-
provement throughout next yeor.
Speciol notice should be mode of
the Bond-Porents Orgonizotion,
which supported in every woy oll
the octivities ot the bond. The ex-
pressed interest of the porents is
olwoys on encourogement to the
Coverina a broad field of
activity, the curricular clubs
range from the concert dance
to commercial work. Because
they enable pupils to spend
more time on a favorite subject
or to take up a study in which
they are interested, they are of
unsurpassed importance to the
Mr. l.ttw1'e-time l'ltIIlGlFI'lIllC
The Bookkeeping Club is one of
the most helpful and practical of
clubs. The members study the
operation of various office machines,
particularly recent inventions or im-
provements. While they may not
attain a very efficient degree of
workmanship, they gain a funda-
mental knowledge of the applica-
tions and operation of common office
The club made a study of con-
tinual inventories. To obtain a clear
understanding of the procedure,
members kept a record on a book-
keeping machine of all the textbooks
checked in and out of the room.
Merchandise, office supply, insur-
ance, fuel, and several other types
of inventories were also investigated.
With Mr. Hanebrink, the sponsor,
the club visited several offices. The
purpose of these excursions was to
give members a first-hand view of
what will be expected of them in an
office. The students returned resolved
to improve their own work.
Top Row: Mr. Hanebrink, McAtee, Chazen, Mfxtusttk.
Third Row: Hager, Montes.
Second How: Horn, Wolf.
First Row: Mains, Payne, Bauer,
F OR S P E
Tap Row: Laminert, Glasser, Roth, Willitmts.
'lor id Row: L' d, Hollowa , Hunan'-ii.
. . ,ot in y
Frist Raw: Hinson, Stutevllle.
One of the most practical and
valuable organizations in the school,
although it is one of the smallest, is
the Shorthand Club. Through partici-
pation in its activities, a student may
become very proficient in taking dic-
tation. Since speed and accuracy in
making shorthand notes are indis-
pensable to the would-be secretary,
the Shorthand Club has an enroll-
ment of students who feel that they
need a little more supervised prac-
tice than class periods afford.
The inefficiency of most members
was due to minor technical defects
which were soon ironed out by regu-
lar practice. Special work, designed
to step-up speed, was done by the
group as a whole. After the notes
were transcribed, Mrs. Mary Fergu-
son, sponsor of the club, compared
La Ver ne Roth
Doris l.f1n' inert
Mis. Mary Ferguscn
the notes so that each student could
gauge his progress.
The members of the club did not
confine their activity to any single
occupation. They were allowed to
complete class assignments or to do
extra credit work. However, Miss
Ferguson always gave a brief dicta-
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Top How: DeZern, Merriman, Wittich, Stoltzf-.
Third Ho : Bell W bb Mccui 'i Pe i
w , e , 111, .pe .
Si.-cond Eaw: Iiehrt, McHugh, Batter.
First How: Stovhor, Toiil.
Miss Marion Beck
All pupils who wanted to improve
their typing and were interested in
office work found that the typing
club suited their demands. lt was
formed for the purpose of helping
commercial students who were
absent frequently or who were slow
to show improvement in class in-
crease their typing speed. Emphasis,
however, was placed on accuracy,
but as the students became more
accurate they increased their speed.
Freedom really was the keynote of
the club period for the students were
allowed to use the time in any con-
structive work that they chose. Many
of them spent the period typing
themes and work for classes other
than commercial: others did "single
perfectsw for extra credit in typingp
and several did office work using
other machines besides the type-
writer. No matter how the period was
utilized, however, the ultimate out-
come was better grades, higher
speed, and a greater degree of
accuracy for club members. These
tangible results speak well for the
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Senior Dramatic Club
Top Row: I. Miller, Norton, Mudd, Hohinan, Roberts, Tliuxiuzrin, Rudy,
S+-cond Huw: Bauer, liraiidunbuia, Triieblooci, Godcl-ircl l'1iiiiifi:,, Slizwk, Micliwt
l'irst Row: Svlireibt-r, Reis, VV'lllSt6'1Fl, L. Miller, Wwrniz, Milk--xiiiisa, Ciiiizzo,
llulrl ll, Hf'l'.vI,'
fifiiiili Bcity Win
Mr. lack Pollock
Everyone is given a chance to
prove his acting ability in the Senior
Dramatic Club. At weekly meetings,
various groups selected by the direcf
tor and coach, Mr, lack Pollock, give
plays. The inost unusual teature oi
these productions is the tact that they
are externporaneous. Mr. Pollock
presents the setting, and the group
acts out the play in accordance with
the circumstances described by hiin.
"Ad libbing" is quite in order, the
only requirenient being that the
ending is logical.
For the person who is interested in
the theatre but who has no acting
ability, a place can probably be
found in the technical department
Studies in the art ot make-up appeal
particularly to the girls, but all help
in producing scenic ettects with the
lights and background inaterials,
Designing sets and costumes, coins
posing dialogues, and rewriting
scenes are arnong the activities of
the Drainatic Club.
The large enrollment in the Iunior
Dramatic Club is proof that the stage
still holds a strong fascination for
the young generation. Everyone in
the club learns about some phase of
the theatre. For those who are more
interested in the technical points of
a stage production, studies in make-
lunior Dramatic Club
up, direction, and lighting effects are
Plays are produced before the en-
tire club by the more dramatically
inclined members. After these plays,
there is constructive discussion and
criticism of the play and the actors.
The faults and good points of the
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lop Row: McGloshen, Rau, Furber, Derqinber, Clayton, Love, Murray. Battenberg, Stille, Stag.
Second Row: Montre, Montrey. Wehrner, Clover, Hollingsworth, Heber, Hunteel, Hunsel, Turn, Wagner.
First How: A. Larson, Surkantp, Ross, Schumacher, Drewer, H. Larson, Hard, Gleason, Schwenk, Miss Kissner
Miss lvltrrttm Tillman
actors are brought out, and the mem-
bers of the audience gain by learn-
ing to avoid the same errors
The biggest project of the club last
year was its annual appearance
before the lunior High School As-
sembly in an interesting Christmas
play entitled, "Christmas in Other
t1'hr'n Im Wv Fume' in?
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The International Club
Top Row: Hegger, Wylie, Archer, Fischer, Rautenstrauch. Schuler.
Second Row: Haetter, Ryker, Crider, Wiss, Spcrciz, Pohrabaugh.
First Row: Stewart, Ricklier, Krattli, Imhofi, Griffith, Fritz.
Mary De Caro
Mr. Dewey Schill
Because he believes that the future
peace of the world depends on the
breaking down of racial prejudices
and the development of international
good will, Mr. Dewey Schill or-
ganized a club whose purpose was
to foster an international outlook.
By bringing to students a better
understanding of the customs and
conditions prevailing in foreign
countries, Mr. Schill hoped to arouse
their interest in the lives of others.
Sympathy and understanding would
follow interest, and international
thought would then replace national
and selfish thought.
The students designed programs
to carry out this idea. Guest
speakers gave first--hand information
about countries they had visited or
lived in, and various racial groups
presented their opinions on contro-
versial questions. impartial observa-
tions by visitors to foreign countries
constituted a great many programs.
Miss Marion Beck, Miss Helen
Villard and Mrs. Anita Keaney were
the Normandy teachers who spoke.
Mr. Schill also invited several other
people to appear before the club.
Many students had foreign
correspondents, from whom they ob-
tained additional information. Stamp
collecting and various hobbies con-
cerning other nationalities were a
part of club activity.
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Hawaii, China, France, England,
ECJYDT, and Italy are only a few of
the countries in which the Foreign
Correspondents Club members are
As the title of the club suggests,
its purpose is to obtain at least one
foreign boy or girl for each member
of the club to become acquainted
with through correspondence. Mr.
Hixson, the club's sponsor, attempted
to contact many different countries
so that many nations would be
represented. He encountered some
difficulty, however, since several
countries were prohibited the priv-
ilege of writing to a foreign locality,
because of the present war.
During the meetings, conducted
by the club's president, Helen
Denley, the members occupy them-
selves by writing their letters to their
"pen pals" or by reading aloud por-
tions of the letters which they have
Club discussions also center on
fundamental differences between
races. Mr. Hixson endeavors to point
out the best and the worst traits
characteristic of certain peoples. As
a result, students come to realize
that no race or nation can lay claim
to superiority over any other race
or nation. Thus, the Foreign Cor-
respondents Club might be called
"club with a purpose."
Mr. Iames Ci. Hixson
Top Row: Robertson, Scholer, Furber, Noble, Glauser, Mellis, Denley, Mansfield.
First Row: Meyer, Fleer. Smith, Whitwell, Chapman, Edwards, Gorman, McConnell.
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Iittmrtinrz, Btitx Ftrw: Shff-','F'Y, Rrttrrts, Grfznbero, l-llintik, Kronixiiieller, Hiscit, Vern, l..zv1rv-ntl
i-'ttilit'lin11, lxroiit Huw: Spifrrtgriru, Rc-rsrl, l7:'twlma, D Piirrmr l, Ftiiwtf: Mclrtr-ri Mas lfnc.
f'i!t1i:t:' 5'wm1l4-rr Ht llirtftiwvltli Muwlltl Km:
Uftlfff Scientific-minded students may be
ll"S't""'l'H 1 K U seen working in the chemistry room
itll Pl .lfllllllllv 4, , ,
g,,m,uy in their spare moments. Many of
ltfivitl tttwif-tt.r-f them are in the Chemistry Club. The
'7'fl'H't-I li+fI'1-'QPIITTINVQ' basis for much of the club activity is
V I l"l llllmk the exhibits which are prepared tor
tr-5 wi rl ,
l Humld H01 ms meetings of the Davy Chapter of the
11, "tIlfSt'V lunior Academy of Science.
Miss l.llll stinfl l.rtiif.1
For the state conference at Wcir-
rensburg, Fred Shroyer wound an
induction coilg Harold Roberts made
an electroscopey and Dick Molden
and Hay Eldridge prepared an ex-
hibit on electroplating. There were a
great many other excellent pieces of
Work which for various reasons could
not be taken. Dave l.awrence's
Cudin Coil, Dorothy Burners Crystal
Garden, and Charles Kronmueller
and lohn Mueller's house protected
by lightening rod were exhibited at
the Stix, Baer 5- Fuller store.
.1I1'u.s11r1' H f'r1r0f1lII1l,'
lunior Science Club
To further the interest of junior
.t Iufurr Wirwzliwl
lxr sitit nt
Ottim li s
Mr. Robert Rupp
Nr. lark Hohreiter
students in the scientific field, Mr.
lack Hohreiter and Mr. Robert Rupp
organized the lunior Science Club.
The thirty members are divided into
several groups, which by turn have
charge of the club periods, present-
ing their own programs. They per-
form and discuss experiments which
they have chosen or the sponsors
have suggested. Such a plan fosters
co-operation among groups and
individual students, as the members
not participating in the program are
allowed to ask questions by which
they get a thorough understanding
of material discussed.
Top Row: Burqi, Moeller, Gore, McDermott. Britt, Eschback, Dick.
First Row: Wilson. Mainard, Cole, Wills, Darby, Rummell.
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Senior Girls' Ping Pong Club
Top Row: Scott, Hubeli, Horn, Heinsohn, Phipps, Stimptl, Courtney.
First Row: Volkert. Silberman, Taylor, Tracy, Duffy, McClinton.
Mrs. Ruby Louise Burns
The Ping Pong Club for senior girls
is a new club, formed only this year
as a result of the popularity of the
sport as an intramural last year.
Equipment is furnished by the
school, and the organization at pres-
ent meets in the girls' gym locker
roorn. The girls are trying to arrange
for a larger place for next year's
Because the club period is only
torty minutes long, generally the
girls play doubles. The teams are
shifted each week so that everybody
gets a chance to play against every
member. Approximately tour games
are played in a period. Betty Lee
Courtney and lean Gibler Won the
doubles tournament at the end of
the first semester.
Mrs. Burns, the sponsor, believes
that the enrollment ot the club will
be even larger next year, because
ping pong is rapidly growing in pop-
ularity all over our country. The girls
realize that the sport is as healthful
as it is pleasurable, and they are
anxious to become good players.
They consider it an excellent Way to
use leisure time.
is PoR PLACEMENT
Senior Boys' Ping Pong Club
During Wednesday afternoon club
periods the Senior Boys' Ping Pong
Club meets in the woodworking shop
of the Vocational Building. Coached
by Mr. Russell Doyle, who is quite
an expert player, the boys brush up
the fine points of their game.
The members furnish paddles and
balls for themselves, and each pays
a small fee used for the upkeep of
the other equipment. There are no
other dues, since the club is a purely
Ed Ford and Earl Shuey, of the
Ping Pong Club, gave an exhibition
of their skill during an assembly.
They showed that ping pong is a
really strenuous game, not merely
an idle pastime. The club, as a
whole, engaged in two matches with
the Kirkwood High School. Though
some of the individual achievements
were outstanding, the team was de-
feated. During the second semester,
an elimination tournament was held
in order to determine the best player
in the club.
The increase in the membership
seems to indicate that ping pong is
growing in favor with the student
body. The discontinuance of intra-
mural competition probably led
many students to join one of the
Mi. Russell Doylfd
Top Row: Goedde, McGovern, A. Weiqelt, Gieselman, Doutliit, Ford, Eve-rson.
Second Row: Shuey, Bond, Clarkson, Tucker, Cook, Lie-rman.
First How: Trammell, Giblin, P, Weiqelt, Meckiessel, Lovell, Hahn.
is FOR MUSCLES
Top Row: Thompson, Dunbar, Lammert, I-iild, Homewood, Rudy.
First Row: Weber, Gaskill, Thiedke, Dixon, Pardue, Trauterman.
Mr. George Bruno
One of Normandy's newer clubs,
this being only its second year, is
the Wrestling Club, which was
formed to give boys not on the var-
sity squad a chance to learn some-
thing about the art of wrestling. Mr.
George Bruno, the sponsor, instructs
the boys in the various holds and
techniques of this fine sport. The
club not only furnishes recreational
opportunities for senior high boys,
but also helps them build up their
bodies and develop their muscles.
A refreshing thing about the club is
that there is an interest in real Wrest-
ling and its leverages, something
not visible in the slapstick seen in
our local sporting arenas.
Since it provides future material
for the varsity squad, the Wrestling
Club is in reality the foundation of
the squad, which has one of the best
records of the competitive teams in
our school. The club is composed of
boys in the tenth, eleventh, and
twelfth grades. These boys compete
in individual matches according to
their weights. Two of the club's best
wrestlers, lames Pardue and Bob
Cord, have won their varsity letters,
and the latter won a state
S is Fon SKI
lunior Boys' Ping Pong Club
The lunior Ping Pong Club pro-
vides many entertaining and inter-
esting Monday afternoon club
periods for its members. This popu-
lar club has two tables in its club
room, the basement of the gym. A
small fee, paid upon entering, pro-
vides the participants in this fast
and fast-growing game with the nec-
essary balls, paddles and nets. After
the entrance tee has been paid,
there is no further charge, even
though one may remain a member
of the club tor several years.
Don Heuser won a contest which
was held early in March. He had to
face the other members who had
been selected by their instructor as
being worthy to compete. After win-
ning the elimination matches rather
easily, he beat out runner-up Dick
Houchens in a game that had spec-
tators on their toes.
Few people realize that a well-
played game is something of an
artistic achievement. But, after all,
ping pong is really miniature tennis,
and one must strive to perfect his
chops, drives, lobs, and even his
footwork, just as in tennis. During
club periods members practice on
these fine points in an effort to de-
velop a scientific technique.
Mr. Herman Heusev
Top Row: Baker, Hoist, Upton, Sieqler, Rhode, Boyd, Houchens, lohnson.
Second Row: Hearst, Pelter, Baumer, Kuennen, Sprinqli, Gruenewald, Zellinger, Doon,
First Row: Hodges, Brown, Stennel. Hoffman, Russo, Melton, Goette.
Senior Art Club
Top How: D. Weitz, Winkler, Berqfeld, Held, McCorkle, This-sz, Crush, H. Weitz.
First Row: Dtirinkn, O'Dell, iielin, Haustette, Kohl, Metazer.
llrlrmrmy in Color
Miss Virginia McCloud
jewelry has been the principle in-
terest ot the Senior Art Club this
year. Unadorned metal bracelets,
rings, and other objects are ham-
mered and shaped: then stones are
set in the metal to decorate the tin-
But to make jewelry is not coin-
pulsory, since true art is the un-
hampered expression ot original
ideas. A student may apply his
talents to any project which attracts
him. Many members ot the club
prefer having a central theme- a
Common interest around which
they can Work.
Miss McCloud's proteges eine
ployed their ability to good advan-
tage, completing some fine pieces.
As expected, a relatively large num-
ber of jewels in various forms were
turned out, but posters, paintings,
and murals, done in pencil, oils, or
pastels, were also made.
When their work is finished, the
members have the satisfaction ot
having created something original.
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rs FOR LO
lief, is not just the making of cloth
from yarny two other forms are
basket-making and leather-working.
The activities of the lunior Weaving
Club demonstrate the various appli-
cations of simple weaving. Many
beautiful, as well as serviceable,
articles are produced from wool,
Weaving, contrary to popular be-
lunior Weaving Club
raffia, reed, and scraps of leather.
The "rag" bag is raided and old
hats or old belts are quietly removed
from the attic to obtain materials.
An advantage of working in the
Weaving Club is that the arts
learned can be put into use outside
of school. Avocational and even
vocational fields are opened to the
Brick How: Cruse. Borff, Yung.
Second Row: House, Schriiidt.
First Row: Rudy, Gropeter.
Miss Bernice Schrnidt
student. Then, too, one derives a
feeling of satisfaction from having
produced useful handiwork.
Weaving is an unusually fasci-
nating occupation, which anyone
can enjoy, since a simple handloorn
and a few yards of yarn are the only
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is r1oR COORDI ATIO
Concert Dance Club
Toy' Row: loidrrri, Ciiisw, Bushman, Schwartz, Houlle, Fchiiriirrclicr, V. Krrrriier, Durirhy, ltrfrwfr,
Sracorirt Row: Duxliwrmrfr, Hirst, L. Kramer, Cfrsscvns, Luriiohus, Mucllffr, Refi, Wrrlsh, Giflw-.
First Haw: ltirtzrin, tirrririizwti-r', Prrrsstif-td, lifrssolbfrch, Beardslee, Dflil--V, 0'4'onnor, fY'l'tIl'i1lViI, V x
ln the Concert Dance Club are
those girls who have an interest in
dancing cmd a desire to learn more
about the fundamentals of the dances
that are being done by the advanced
group. Other aims may be the de-
velopment ot cr graceful walk and
carriage of the body, poise, muscu-
lar control, and freedom ot move-
rnent. With these things in mind, the
group works together on some ot the
simpler dances and routines that
become the bases ot more intricate
This group works with the mem-
bers of the Crchesis during the
Wednesday club period, when the
advanced girls give individual help.
Alter one year in this organization,
the members are eligible to try out
for the more advanced honorary
Ele-mor Qt irizsfii
Sect et rry
Una' 'l'rr0,' Ii'ia'It',' Hrs. Eur rr f" rr rirwiilv-:
Page One Hundred Two
.tflvr Working Ilourx
Mrs. Glynn Clark
lunior Recreation Club
The girls of the Iunior Recreation
Club are especially interested in
becoming better acquainted with
individual sports that can be played
outside of school, such as archery
and badminton. Only infrequently
do the members participate in games
that require large numbers, because
such games cannot usually be en-
joyed in later life. However, they do
study the fundamentals of some
seasonal games, such as baseball,
basketball, and hockey. Sometimes
tor variety the girls play social or
party games. ln all activities de-
velopment of leadership and group
co-operation is considered of para-
Top Row: Meyers, Samet, Elliott, Winter, Schneider, Betta, Bergman, I-lagemeyer.
First Row: Phillips, Whittaker, Foster, Kellogg, Buchanan, Tlromcm, Harrington.
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A Well-balanced educational
program provides recreational
tacilities tor all students. Not only
physical but also mental activi-
ties are included in Normandy's
Through intramural contests
and gym classes, everyone has
the opportunity of participating
in athletics, even though he is
not capable of holding a posi-
tion on a varsity squad. And for
that student who prefers less
strenuous physical exertion and
greater mental activity in his
pastimes, membership in the
extra-curricular clubs is open.
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The Normandy Athletic De-
partment offers to students the
opportunity of participating tn
almost all the nationalized
sports. In addition, to vary the
proqram and to reach as many
students as possible, many
unique features, whose popu-
larity last very briefly, are inter-
chanqeci from year to year.
Pcrqe One Hundred Six
is FOR TOUCHDOWNS
Although the Varsity Football boys
were downed in scoring, they were
unsurpassed in courage and deter-
mination. Throughout their tussles
with heavier, more experienced
teams, they displayed commendable
traits of fair play and good sports-
manship. The boys were in there
trying every minute of every game,
and they need not be ashamed of
Coaches Iames Major and Arthur
Shipherd did a very excellent job
with the green material which came
from sophomore and junior grades.
With only eight seniors on the squad
"lim" and "Ship" had the task ot
training an inexperienced group for
varsity competition with other
schools. The showing of the rookies,
however, gave promise of a winning
team next year.
In Coach Major's opinion the out-
standing section of this year's squad
was the backfield, featuring the run-
ning, kicking, and passing of Rudy,
Swyers, Aussieker, and Schwegler.
These triple-threat backs gave the
opposition many a hard knock and
fans many an exciting moment. The
line, too, did its part, for without its
blocking and rushing the team could
not have completed its plays, and
the offense would have run up
St. Louis U ........... 12 Normandy ............ 6
McBride ...,..,..,...... 6 Normandy ............ 0
Hickman .............. 20 Normandy ,........... 6
Kirkwood .............. 7 Normandy ............ O
Benld .........,.......... 0 Normandy .,.......... 12
Central Catholic.. 6 Normandy ............ 19
University City .... 14 Normandy ............ 6
Webster Groves ..13 Normandy ............ 7
Wellston .............. 0 Normandy ............ 19
'lop Row: Dockery, Kahl, Powers, Swyers, Letner, Schorr, Glauser, I. Ray, Middleton, Audrain, Moroso, Rohrabauqh
second Row: Meiners, Mesle, Kline, Nations, McGovern, Nickels, Roesel, Flockrnan, Reiners, Weldon. Gieselman
Lambert, Helwege, Goedde.
First Row: Fetch, Aussie-ker, Schweqler, Stanton, Buell, Samel, Weber, Keeney, Wallace, Arens, Benoist, Bradshaw
Page One Hundred Seven
is PoR KICK
Top Row: Drake, Larkin, Guseman, llild, Young, Smith, Cook.
Second Row: Ftudloff, Moss, Bagley. Koeneman, Tracy, Hclstein, lohnsron
First Raw: ftillalo. Turk, Sinn, Collett, Ezell. Weber.
Wellston ,. ......,. O Normandy .........,. . 7
Kirkwood ..,.....,..... O Normandy ..,......... O
Webster .. ........ 6 Normandy ..,........ . 6
Ritenour ........ l4 Normandy ..........., O
Mr. Lawrence Reid, who coached
the "C" Football Team this year, be-
lieves that some of the regulars will
develop into fine linemen for the Var-
sity. Results of the games played
this season, one victory, one loss,
and two ties, are an especial credit
to the defense, since the offense was
very weak. The offense, however,
was sparked by several outstanding
players in the backfield and line. Iim
Bowman, who was captain of this
year's team, along with Dillallo and
Collett, led the offensive attack of the
team to what victory they did have,
and also the 6 to 6 tie with Webster.
Collett was put out of competition by
a bad knee, an injury which was a
loss to the backfield.
Most of the power and spirit of the
line was supplied by Ezell, the center
and probably the heaviest man on
the team: Cook, a guard: and Tracy,
Some of the boys on the team be-
cause of their height and Weight
probably won't see action in ad-
vanced line-ups next year, but will
be the backbone of next year's "C"
team. Some of the taller and heavier
boys who show football ability will
probably be in reserve varsity com-
petition next year.
Paqe One Hundred Eight
is Po'R NOVICE
The lunior High Football team
under the leadership of Coaches
McClanahan and McConnell had an
excellent season with four wins, one
loss, and one tie. The boys showed
excellent sportsmanship, and next
year they will probably see action in
more advanced lineups. Their best
games were those with U. City,
C.B.C., and Kirkwood.
ln the game with University City's
Iunior Indians the Normandy Iunior
team scored a decisive victory.
"Allowing only two first downs to
their opponents is credit to a beau-
tiful defense," remarked the coaches.
The C.B.C.-Normandy game was also
in Normandy's favor. The victory
was credited to a variety of playsp
Bob Samel's fine kicking and Ralph
Keeney's great line plunging were
lunior High Football
in Normandy's favor. Normandy's
final game with Soldan was another
victory for the powerful junior high
eleven. The coaches credited this
victory to the improved spirit and
courage of the team
Last year a feud was started be-
tween the football teams of Coach
Bruno and Coach McClanahan. lt
was renewed this year when the
Junior High Team was challenged
by the "B" team to see who could
finally win the honors. The teams
battled during an assembly period
to a 0 to O tie. Whether they will
renew their battle again next year
is not known.
Normandy ..........,. I3 C.B.C. ......,,........,... CI
Normandy ............ 7 Kirkwood .............. U
Normandy ....,....... 6 U. City Hanley ,... O
Normandy .....,...... O Normandy O
Normandy ...,..,..... O Clayton ................ 7
Normandy ....,,...... 20 Soldan .....,....,....,., 6
Top Row: Torlina, Conrad, Wotrinq, Schoknecht, Wade, Johnson, Zellman, Wright, Walters, B. Samet, Gena, Swhalstedt
becond Row: Schmidt, Williams, Rickher, McCumber, Boehlow, Fuchs, Keeney, Ortgier, Gorman, E. Samet, Volo
McHugh, Withtman, Koester G tt.
J , arre
First Row: Miller, Rosegrant, Huelster, Tracy, Garrison, Bridqett, Wallace, Cassin, Grass, Vadalabene, Pace, Melton
Page One Hundred Nine
is FoR P l V O T
Top Row: Wentzel, Meyers, Aussieker, Miller, Obermann.
First Row: Meehan, Kettler, Feldman, Cassens, Laramie.
Alter an unexpected upset, Paul
Kroehnke relinquished his captaincy
oi this year's cagers to D. C. Wilcutt.
Prophets and observant amateur
sportsmen of the district forecast
gloomy weather for the hard-
wooders, but the sky broke clear as
the season progressed and they won
nearly halt their games. That many
ot their games ended in scores oi
such narrow margins shows the
prophecy was truly a mistaken
ln the Annual Normandy Christ-
mas Tournament, in which our
cagers tied for tirst honors with
Maplewood, twenty-tive teams ac-
cepted invitations. These games
were played in the week oi Decem-
ber 26-30 and gave the Vikings
needed practice. The high-point
crown was won by D. C. Wilcutt,
and by virtue of this feat, he ob-
tained tirst team forward position.
Graduation cut out tive ot last
year's Vikings from the squad, but
there will be only one to go this
year- -Kroehnke. This set-up will be
advantageous in that most of the
'40-'4l team will have had varsity
Benld ....,.,,. Normandy
McBride .,... Normandy
Flat River . Normandy
Beaumont . Normandy
Wellston ........,,.... Normandy
Kirkwood ,.....,..... Normandy
U. City ..... Normandy
St. Charles Normandy
Ritenour .............. Normandy
Wellston .............. Normandy
Webster ......,....... Normandy
Page One Hundred Ten
The lunior High Basketball Team
ended the season with a record of
six defeats and six victories. The
team, under the coaching of Mr.
McClanahan, did an excellent job of
ball playing this year. Mr. McClana-
han coaches his teams in a unique
manner. When a player gets to be
good and scores continually, Coach
McClanahan takes him out and re-
places him with someone else. This
gives the fellows on the team a
knowledge ot unity and co-operation,
which will be very valuable to them,
especially when they see action in
more advanced competition.
The players who were used the
most this year were Samel, Walters,
Koester, Smith, Aitkens, Bergemeyer,
and Swahlstedt. Coach McClanahan
claims that il he had kept these boys
lunior High Basketball
in the game constantly, especially
Bob Samels, he would have won
three-fourths ot the games played
instead of only one-halt. They may
not win all their games, but they
have learned the lesson ot sports-
manship and co-operation.
Normandy ............ 18 C.B.C. ........,........... 14
Normandy ............ I6 U, City Hanley .... 33
Normandy ............ 18 St. L. U. High ...... 20
Normandy .......,.... 34 Wellston .............. 2l
Normandy ..,......... 20 Kirkwood .............. 25
Normandy ............ 12 C.B.C, .................... l3
Normandy ............ 24 Wellston .............. 23
Normandy .........,.. 10 McBride ................ I8
Normandy ............ 23 McBride ................ 12
Normandy ............ 16 St. L. U. High ...... 25
Normandy ............ 16 U. City Hanley .... Q
Normandy ............ 14 Kirkwood .............. 13
Top Row: Hurtt, Melter, Wright, Berqmeier, Wallace, Samel.
Second Row: Fink, Huelster, Boehlow, Chavis, Swahlstedt, Koester.
First Row: Tracy, Garrison, Grue, Aitkens, Smith, Grass.
Page One Hundred Eleven
is roll G O A L
Top Row: lolinson, Reiners
Fir-fffzict flow: Wurlh, Smith
l'ir:'t tio-.x: 'T-l'1"'7', ltotlt, Svt'
The weathernian was the Soccer
TQUIIIVS greatest opponent this year.
With the five weeks of bad weather
that halted practice considerably,
there was little hope for an outstand-
ina team. The round-robin tourna-
ment arranged between Normandy
and the other five leaque teams was
cancelled because of the lack of
practice for all the teanis. lt was ex-
pected that Normandy would play
ten qaines this season, two with each
nieinber of the league, however, the
varsity had to be satisfied with seven
The ineliqibility of Marvin Nations
and Bill Wilson kept them off the
teani. However, their places were
filled quite adequately by Ray
Ray, McGovern, Audrttin, l-leinkel.
Harper, Stanton, Dixon, Held.
ini P r Wittl lrku tr it
edm, owes' iez, .wiv , A
Reiners and lohnson. Yet another
source of trouble was the lack of
experience of niany of the players,
Soccer is a qame most boys know
very little about before they enter
high school. Fortunately, however,
inexperience is a temporary factor,
and, therefore, these inexperienced
players of the l94O season will prob-
ably qive Coach Toni McConnell
qreat satisfaction in 1941.
Southwest ..... ......
St. lohns .,., ......
Clayton .,,..... ......
Country Y?-Liy .,...,..
Central Catholic ....
Pane One Hundred Tw:-lv-1
Noi nit t ndy
Noi nit tndy
The tean1's record in the district
Top' Row: Dunbar, Roesel, Florkrnan, Larnert, Lammers, Cord.
Sevond Row: Anderson, Homewood, Bellerson, Frrtco, Gross, Vogler.
First Row: N. Nlvfltiitwrt, rlvalti, Fic1nkenbu1'avi', Pririnr, I, McCIinton, Hullikvx.
Ughl Groanl These almost in-
human sounds are those made by
the Normandy High Wrestling Team
or, maybe, by the spectators. At
the beginning of the season the
grapplers had a good lineup and
hopes ran high, but serious mishaps
befell them. Roesel was out with a
broken arm, and Homewood couldn't
compete because ot strained
muscles. Coach George Bruno never
found it possible to start his "first
string regulars" in a meet.
this year was live wins and seven
losses. By tar the most outstanding
meet was the state meet at Colurne
bio. Five Normandy men placed and
tour, Mcfflinton, Cord, Flockman and
took tirsts, giving Normandy the
State Championship Wrestling team.
This, however, is no new honor for
Coach Bruno's boys, because they
have been state champs for tour
Two ot the boys from the team,
Norman Flockrnan and lose McClin-
ton, entered the Ozark A. A. U.
competition. Both went into the semi-
finals. and lose came out with a
Granite lfity ................. .,.,.. L ost fi
Ritenonr ...,.... .Lost 2
F-.2rav.1soi. ...., , .,.... Sy lit
Maplewood .,...... .Lost 7
Webster Groves Won 2
Kirl-:wood .......... ........ W on C7
Vriac Ono Hundred Thirteen
is FOR WINNER
Top Row: Audrain, B. Young, Butler. Wehmeyer, Helwege. Mellies.
Second Row: Grass, Garrison. Samels, Stanton, Wightman, Smith, F. Young.
First Row: Schweqler, Buell, Moroso. Bachman, Weigelt, Powers, Balowe.
Roosevelt .,..... .. 1 Normandy
Blewett .,........,......... 3 Normandy
Blewett .............. .. 4 Normandy
Central Catholic .. 2 Normandy
Central Catholic .... 4 Normandy
Wellston ......,........,.. 3 Normandy
Iennings .....,............ 14 Normandy .......,....
U. City ....... .. 6 Normandy ........... .
Soldan .,..... ...... 4 Normandy
Ienninqs ......,........... 10 Normandy ............
Webster Groves ..., l Normandy
The baseball season started out
with a bang this spring with three
victories and one tie. The team kept
up this good record until the Indians
oi U, City scalped them 6-5.
The team was aided greatly by
sluggers Bachman and Moroso, who
led the team with comparatively
high batting averages. Most pitching
was done by Pollard, Samel, and
Hild. The latter is improving steadily
and is going to prove a real threat
to the opposition. The scoring this
year is a great improvement over
that of last year because only three
players ee Tracy, Connell, and
McClinton-were cut out by gradua-
tion. This gave Coaches lim Major
and Tom McConnell a chance to
work with experienced material.
The final game with Webster
Groves was indeed a fitting climax.
Pitching no-hit ball until the fifth in-
ning when Webster scored their only
run, a homer, ninth-grade Bob Samel
pitched his most brilliant game of
the season, with eleven strike-outs.
Page One Hundred Fourteen
Mr. Reid has done excellent work
is FOR HIT
The Iunior High Baseball Team is
under the supervision of Mr. Law-
rence Reid. Although the coinpetie
tion was not exceptionally stiff, the
team ended the season with two
victories and two defeats. The
Normandy-Fairview game was a
decisive victory for the Iunior Vik-
ings. Normandy lost her two games
by only one run each, a proof of
the team's strong defense ability.
The tearn's starring batteries were
Valadabene, Taylor, and Thayer,
pitch, and Samels, catch. Miller,
who played shortstop, was given
honorable mention by Coach Reid
tor his diligent playing ability.
lunior High Baseball
The purpose of starting the teams
of all the different sports while the
boys are young and still in the junior
high school is to train and acquaint
them with the routine of the sport
and all the fine points of playing.
with these boys on the baseball
team, and with this sort of material
Normandy can be sure to live up to
its high standards in the field of
VVellston .... ....... 2 Normandy ....,,....., 3
Fairview .... ....... l Normandy ...,,..,,... l2
Overland ....,...,......, i2 Normandy .......,.... l I
Home Heights .....,.. 2 Norzntrndy ....,..,.... 9
Top Row: Radcliff, Davis. Thies, Welker, Taylor, Martin, Barrett.
Third Row: A li L, Th f, S'h de W . W ' ' 1
r H1 ayci Q nel r, eelfe, Eberhad, hosegrant Same-ls, Bridqt-tt.
Second Row: Eldridge, Cassin, Roberts, Klein, Haist, Vogler, Burner, Miller.
First Row: Sinn, Yeonians, Ezell, Mr'Callister, Myerson, Vfxdalrrbone, Taylor, Flr-cr,
Page One Hundred Fifteen
is PoR HURDLES
Senior and Iunior Track Divisions
Top Row: Mellis, Errico, Hurtt, Swahlstedt, Keller, Smith, Benoist. Arens, Sheehan, Schrandt,
Huelster, I-Iaubrich, McCorkle, Riley.
Third Row: Surinqer, Schneider, Bonney, Cloonan, Meiners, Jones, Bradshaw, Hotson, Zeman,
Koester, Iohnson, Steinier, Thuerkoti.
Second Row: Schweqler, Bland, Ladendecker, Seyfried, Douthit, Scott, Duntord, Aussieker, White,
First Row: Findley, L. Bonney, Rudy, Mellies, Kroehnke, Huber, Yeomans, Reiners, Wurth, Byrne,
Coach "Mike" Reiqert's cinder
men showed their opponents the
spikes ot their track shoes many
times during the '40 season. ln their
four dual meets they won from St.
Louis U. and McBride and lost to
Maplewood and Beaumont.
In the major contests the Vikings
were placers consistently. In the
State Indoor they placed fifth, and
the District, U. City Invitational, and
State Outdoor they qot three tourths.
The next meet ot any consequence:
is the Taylorville, Illinois, Relays,
which will be run oft May 30.
During the season several out-
standing times and distances were
made. Those in the senior division
were by Kroehnke, who did l00
yards in 9.9 and the 220 in 22.8 in
the District Meet. Kroehnke's 9.9 is
a record. Findley placed third in the
District with his pole vault of ll feet.
Schweqler made 21 feet 2 inches in
the State Outdoor tor a second place
in the broad jump. Other records
were made and tied by the
St. Louis U. High .... 27 Normandy .,.......... 78
Maplewood ............ 62 Normandy ............ 46
McBride ....... ........ 4 3 Normandy ............ 69
Beaumont ................ 64 Normandy ............ 40
State Indoor ...... ........ F ifth Place
District .............................. Fourth Place
U. City Invitational .......... Fourth Place
State Outdoor .................. Fourth Place
Page One Hundred Sixteen
is PoR JUMP
At the St. Louis County Athletic
Association track meet the Nor-
mandy lunior High Track Team
showed its colors. Normandy took
first place with 72M points. This is
the first time since Mr. McClanahan
has been Coach of the team that they
Tunior Track Team
have won their largest track meet.
The relay team of the and
"E" divisions also won its races.
Coach McClanahan says that this
group was his largest squad and the
"sWellest" bunch he has ever worked
St. Louis County Athletic Association Meet
Currie-lst in 880 Yds.
Kahl-3rd in 880 Yds.
Walsh-lst in 50 Yds.
Conrad-3rd in 50 Yds.
Walsh-2nd in 100 Yds.
Chavis-lst in High lump
Currie-3rd in High lump
Vtfalsh-1st in Broad lump
Deutschmann-lst in 50 Yds.
Deutschmann-lst in 100 Yds.
Massot-Znd in 50 Yds.
Massot-3rd in l00 Yds.
Deutschrnann-2nd in Broad lump
Massot-lst in Broad lump
Travis-2nd in I-liqh lump
Curia-Znd in Shot Put
Bierman-4th in Shot Put
Mueller-lst in 50 Yds.
Mueller-lst in l00 Yds.
McClinton-2nd in 50 Yds.
Dodge-3rd in Broad Jump
Parke-Tied for 4th in Pole Vault
r Flow Van Leuven. Ladendecker, Curia, Currie, Siqler, Kahl, Walsh, Conrad, Leonards, Iohnston, Buss. Bonney
Boyd, Barrett, Thayer.
T . . . .
hird Row. Cassin, Baker, iiunzie, Mueller, Bridqett, Sprinqli, McHugh, Eiler, Rogers, Travis, Bierman, Voqler
R Iohnson, Deutschmann, Hays, Franklin.
Second Row: R. Steimel. Staq. Vudalabene. Baqley, Svehla, Winer, Curtis, Massot, Graves, Frischmann, Zdvorak
Gruenwald, Heberer, Koetter, De Zaorn.
Fir t R B 1'
ow ur ison, Collett, Glawret, Bowmer, I. Iohnson, Pratte, Timlin, Ruenheck, Larkin, Guariqlia, Noonan
Lawrence, N. Steimel, Melton, Phlager, Ramsey.
Page One Hundred Seventeen
is FoR BIRD
Varsity Golf Team
Lett to Right: Gaskill, Clarkson, Brenqartner, Voqler, Dunham, House.
So far this year the golf team has
played four games, winning two and
losing two, with three more matches
to play before school is out. The
team started off very well, winning
from Maplewood and U. City, but
they met their equal in the matches
with Webster and Clayton. However,
if the boys can win their next three
matches, they have a fine record
for the season. With improved team'
work from practice the team has a
good chance to come through.
Only one veteran, Clarkson, who
plays a good, consistent game, came
out this year. The five new fellows
are Dunham, Rouse, Gaskill, Vogler,
and Brengartner. There wasn't any
definite lineup for the boys because
Mr. Krablin, who is their very able
coach, is trying out different com-
binations to see where he can get
the best co-operation. Mr. Krablin
has high hopes of developing a very
efficient team for next year, since
most of the boys are under classmen.
To Be Played
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Intramural athletics, which were organized for the purpose of giving those
unable to make varsity teams an opportunity to compete in sports that they
enjoy, are increasing in popularity each year. This year close to 850 boys
and girls participated. However, since some of them competed in more than
one sport, there were actually about 350 or 400 individuals taking part.
Because of the increased interest in intramurals the Physical Education
Department provided this year a larger and more varied program than ever
before. Independent basketball, independent volleyball, co-ed volleyball, and
track were added to the regular program. Co-ed volleyball seemed to be the
The games are organized between teams representing homerooms. Any-
one in the homeroom with the exception of members of varsity teams can take
part in the games which are usually played before or after school. In addition
to homeroom competition this year, boys interested in any particular sport had
the privilege of organizing independent teams, which competed in a special
tournament. Such teams were organized in basketball and volleyball.
A new award system was inaugurated this year. According to the new
plan, individuals of winning teams each receive a medal, and the homeroom
receives an add-a-plate plaque with name plates lor each sport won.
The credit for the wide range oi our intramural program goes to Mr. Art
Shipherd. He gave freely of his time and energy in order that the maximum
number of students could be reached and interested in any one of the variety
of sports available.
Sport No. oi Teams Winner
Touch Football 18 Hixson
Basketball 22 1-lixson
Independent Basketball 10 Staggering Stags
Wrestling 20 Burns
Co-Ed Volleyball 26 Pollock
Independent Volleyball 10 Guzzling Six
Softball 12 lNot Completedl
Page One Hundred Twentysone
Senior Gr. I-X. A.
TNI' Riiviiil ltiiiioixii, liiiivly, Svliokii-r'lil, Aiissiifikfii, E. Roliirtswii, i?i"liiii,i :ill-'-x, l'. ll' gui, llfnizw,
l'iii1i!li ltfiw: K--itll-i, Vfilnliiiiiii. Hiizsliiiiiiii, "xii-mel, Whntzel, A. Wlwyify, Oh. rinfriii, Knit' ii, in it-,t11I,1,
'l'liii'4l lliiw: D.. M. lfliy-ixrs, liiiiiisr, lhifw, l,11l1fIn l"f-i1vi', Hiiin, M. fl:-iitli l'i'w-'11, lvliziim, Sliivli,
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l'nf1l How: lt Mwyii, N111-liiiii, l'f-iiiviil, Hiitisa, Miilliissiiiixn, lliivl--iii-, ltifklii i, l'ii :',
' Jlfiwvrs N N I
Iti.i.i,i.m Ntiiiwy imiiiiifi The ciiiii of the Senior Lu. A. A. is
'f'w.- Liiii' . .
fl" ll alll U' "U M "ll" to develop sportsmanship ond skill
.wviwt iiy AllIl'I Nliw lklf-y-His A I
'l'i-N isiim M nil- Aiiiisii-iw in ployinq onionq qirls. The orqcinf
ffm .' li 1-2. f 'Ti - - ' , - , .
' HW A' l1'Y1'1'f"'t izotion throuqh its hooid sponsors
ofter school sports, which this yecir
consisted ot hockey, hosketbcill,
volleyboll, boseboll, or-chery, lurid'
niinton, ond tennis,
SZIINIOH Ll, fx. fi. ISNAHIW
NN-ntzwl, "iwwri:1, Ki-itlvr, lvlfwfliiiii, Mis, Glynn
'11, futon, Aiirsrii-koi, Miixlin,
R l nk, M1-ywr V111
ixiifliiii-r, ll ini ii'1
The Boord, which nieets every
Wediiesdciy, directs oll octivities ol
the Club, This yeor two new cictivi
ties hove been odded: intrcinnircil
Co-ed volleyboll ond ci Girls! tennis
ln eoch of the niciior sports,
hockey, bosketboll, volleyball, and
boselooll, o vorsity find o teamin from
eoch qrode ore Chosen. ln the other
sports one vfirsity teciiii is chosen.
l'ii.:. Ono lti':irli'vd Twf-iiiy-in-,'i'
ll,lNlL ll G. .fu A. BOARD
V tlil :lt-iw, G'.x'x':i, Nt-lloli, litillvtix, Svliolt.
stdout ltltiiioii Molton
V1 0 l'i-tsitiwii' Flsiw lttwlc
K 5 unswr
Amid l.ltll Gwyn
Niss Noiuiti Kissm-1
lunior G. A. A.
The lumor Girls' Athletic Associa-
tion is cm orgoriizcition which teaches
young girls how to ploy gorries Well
cmd how to be good leoders cmd
followers. By porticipotirig in criter-
school sports orroriged by the club,
d girl mcry edrn the totol of titty
points required tor odmittdrice to the
This club does not meet os cr whole
very often, but the executive bodrd
coniers once d morith during home-
room period. The purpose oi these
meetings is to discuss plons for intro-
ruurol sports cmd to drrcmge parties
for the girls.
lii t Huw: lltird, Sclitiltz, lW'Gvo, llwiii, Pliillii-s., Rod.-its, Gil irdi, Hit:-iii,
Nt iid Huw: llwlfm-ii, itickiiitiiiii, Liolvf--ll, Knoll, Cook, Gwvu, lvlolton, Miller, Crisp, Stroup.
llmtl lim-w: l'iv111. Ctiltilitviz, liorqxii-iii, Kltiiis:iwiin, Cliiuvrt, Slioiise, Cfissiiis, Ffirnier, Elsey,
lt iiitli How: Coniifl, lxlvlflliiiifa, Htrlvirx. Goldlitwk, Benoist, Goelilwl, iipllsir, Kvlsivk, Pettiq,
v: Stvtfiri Stnlil Hmillv, lwinv, Willitims
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Girls' Physical Education
The Girls' Physical Education Department offers to girls in high school a
varied program of dancing, sports, and health instruction.
The girls receive instruction and participate in the team games of hockey,
basketball, volleyball, and softball. During the winter season a new group
game similar to basketball, Goal-Hi, was introduced. Goal-Hi was demon-
strated by Normandy girls for the Women's Physical Education Club of St.
Louis, in a meeting at Washington University. Individual sports included in
the program are tennis, table tennis, badminton, and archery.
During the winter months sports classes are divided into squads for each
of which a leader is chosen by the group. These leaders are responsible for
their groups and help in the organization of a class tournament. New leaders
are chosen to begin each new sport season. ln the spring each girl chooses
two activities from tennis, archery, softball, and badminton, and her spring
work is divided between these sports.
Health instruction in the junior high school consists of classes meeting
one period a week while lectures are given in the senior high school once
every two weeks. Posture work is carried on in the regular physical education
The dancing classes are also a part of the physical education department,
giving the girls a choice of either a sports or a dance program. The dance
classes presented again this year their annual assembly in addition to their
after-school entertainment. As a climax to their year of work they presented
the program of dance for the Saga Queen and her court.
Page One Hundred Twenty-five
Knowing Well that "all
Work and no play makes
lack a dull boy," the pro-
gressive educators at Nor-
mandy have provided
avocational and recrea-
tional clubs Whose activi-
ties are based on students'
A remarkable tact is that
hobbies change so little
from year to year.
ge One Hundred Twenty-six
is FOR GLAMOUR
Top Row: Brady, Hardy, F. Meyer, Schacht, Honerkamp, Swensen, Henneke.
Second How: Cella, Noonan, Oberrneyer, Donahoe, Michaelis, Schneider.
First Row: Otto, Oelger, Suliaetzel, Clark, Ebrrts.
Mt nion Meyer
lvli. Otto Ewyer s
Organized for the first time this
year, the Personality Club was
accorded an enthusiastic reception
from the fair sex with about forty
girls enrolling. Can the tact that no
boys joined indicate a lack of in-
terest in personalities on their part?
The purpose of the club is to help its
members develop a likable and
pleasant personality and to assist
each one in acquiring social
The club has undertaken several
projects. One of the most interesting
was a contest in which a blonde,
brunette, and a redhead were judged
individually on poise, personality,
and dress. The brunette won the
An excellent selection of books on
personality was always available.
The girls were encouraged to read
that they might profit by the experi-
ences of others. ln addition, the club
had outstanding Women speak on
various phases of good personality.
Each girl attempted to form the
habit of criticising her appearance,
manners and personal habits with
an eye to improvement, for she
realized that a charming personality
is a girl's greatest asset.
Page One Hundred Twenty-seven
IS if OR C A N D
Senior Comero Club
'Ipit Row: Votirl, Flood, Scliultz, Smitty Min nfli.
lie sid' nt
Wi l'Uwt.itl llfifrllfi
Many of the outstanding smtp
shots seen in the school publications
are the Work ol the Senior Camera
Club. The members ot this Club are
concerned particularly with the re-
touchinq and the enlarging of the
photoqrai:-hs which they have taken
and developed. A tew intend to pro-
riiwi Row: Scliniiclt, lun-gt, Htn.vl:ii,:', divx.
twiv' frm! l,l'1'I'lHlUll
ceed with their photographic work
and make it their profession. Qthers
merely enjoy it as a pleasurable
and profitable hobby. All, however,
are certain thot they qain much
knowledqe lrom the clubs activities.
Durinq club periods, the students
usually work individually. Qne may
develop a roll ot tilin while others
examine and study photoqraphs or
Carry out more specilic assiqnments.
Several members are interested in
the science of photoqraphy and at-
tend the regular nieetinqs of the
Iunior Academy ol Science,
Pviqv writ- ltiindri d Twenty vidlit
' 11111. Nun'
P 1 iuidi-nt
'lvl :I Y
lunior Camera Club
The boys in the lunior Camera
Club agree that their club provides
an excellent means of acquiring a
general knowledge and understand-
ing ot photography. The members
enter enthusiastically into the clubs
activities, tor many ot thern expect
to become statt photographers tor
the Saga or the Courier.
First the students master handling
the camera and study Camera tech-
nique. Later, they learn to develop
their own "snaps" and to enlarge
originals. The lunior Camera Club
performs an invaluable service by
giving boys a good foundation in
the art of photography.
'Top How: Mciluilty, Schirtner, Kranirr, Storirrrrzn, Burnett, Diut1'ir,-lr.
Sucond Row: Burke, Riley, King, Finschiiiaii, Eflqvioii.
First Rox: Rfrniscy, Landis, Tesson, Zack, Riscli,
Page Ono Hundred Twcnty-ninr-
is Fora PURLING
Senior Knitting Club
Top Row: Wuellner, Robertson, lvleckfessel. Dunne, Grttenewald, Nlurrfhy.
Second Row: Refi, Rudge, Cfonipton, Oberniann, Mrxslirneior, Vlfells, Kelly.
First Row: lvlastf-brook, Rtrrnspott, Yetter, Bela, Foley, Goodman, Kr-eriari
lnwppfvl fr Siiivh
Mrs. Margaret Witlieisraoon
Mrs. Genevieve Luff-
Wednesday afternoon in Room 206
you might hear, "Knit one, purl two,"
or "Oh! l dropped a stitch!"
This bit of conversation gives clue
to the efforts of beginners in the
Knitting Club, but the more advanced
students chatter away about any-
thing, their hands working auto-
Some of the projects of club mem'
bers are sweaters, mittens, and
socks. Each one usually finishes
two or three articles a year. Crochet
ing and embroidering occupy sev-
eral girls, who make pillow slips,
table scarfs, and dainty little squares
which some day become a table
cloth or bed spread.
If it is possible for the girls to help
one another they do, for they feel
that solving problems, routine or
complex, ultimately benefit them.
Some cases, however, require more
expert advice: then everyone turns
to Mrs. Margaret Witherspoon or
Mrs. Genevieve Luce, the co-
Page One Hundred Thirty
One of the most popular of the
girls' clubs in the Iunior High School
is the Iunior Knitting Club. A few
of the girls prefer to embroider or
crochet, but knitting is by far the
favorite pastime. The members are
divided into three groups, according
to their experience. ln the first group
lunior Knitting Club
are the beginners, who, after learn-
ing the fundamental stitches, put
their knowledge to practice by mak-
ing scarfs. The second group is com-
prised of those who are far enough
advanced to knit mittens or sweaters.
The veteran knitters make up the
Top Row: Stefleu, Hallman, Greselrrran, Osierrrrerer Wrdrrmr.
First Row: Ross, Kelly, Ludwig, Goldbeck, Henirhlioldt.
Potty Mae Gieselmrrn
Miss Dorothy Rauscher
At the end of the year a prize is
presented to the person in each
group who has done outstanding
work. The award is eagerly sought
by the girls, and, as a result, a great
many lovely articles are produced.
Page One Hundred Thirty-one
is FOR NIMB
lunior Boys' Tumbling Club
Top Row: Rose, Larken. Lee, Sratford, Haubrirh, Davis, Wallis,
Second Rowt Dclern, Miller, Vfhitman, Orater, E, Meyer. Anderson, Voqler.
First Row: Buriison, Giinkel, Clawson, Gorn-an, Horton, lfineinann, Coshow.
An example of skill and muscular
co-ordination was given by the boys
of the lunior Tumbling Club in a
March assembly program. One
member jumping over a pyramid
composed of six of his colleagues is
usually the most popular stunt,
although it is comparatively easy to
perform. As the work progresses,
the stunts become more intricate,
and naturally, more popular.
The boys' performances are so
well-received that they are kept busy
all year. Besides giving an as-
sembly program, the club performed
at a Normandy P. T. A. meeting, and
at the lefferson, Garfield, McKinley,
Harrison, and Washington grade
The instructor feels the boys will
improve next year, as a number of
the members are seventh graders
who possess a great deal of talent.
The Tumbling Club is an all-
around health club. Tumbling makes
the body more flexible and supple
and exercises little-used muscles.
Besides being beneficial physically,
tumbling is a great deal of fun. These
are a few points which tend to make
tumbling a popular, fast- growing
Mr laines McClanalian
Page One Hundred Thirty-two
is FOR BALANCE
funior Girls' Tumbling Club
Top Row: Yungflersch, Payne, Gladesh, Gabler, Kramer.
Second Row: Gentner, Stradtord, Fuerst, Reed, Sevor, Starks, Miss Clark.
First Row: Vadlabene, Tanilruii, lohnson, Grittith, Dorluquc, Rose, Kosselrinq.
Miss Dorothy Clark
One of the Iunior High School's
most unusual organizations is the
Iunior Girls' Tumbling Club. lts
activities, however, are not nearly so
rough as the name might indicate.
The tumbling results from a break-
down of some formation.
Sometimes the Tumbling Club is
thought of as nothing more than a
stunt club. This is an erroneous idea.
Though the junior girls perfected
such difficult stunts as the bridged-
bottom man and pyramid building,
they also learned much about the
fundamentals of acrobatics during
their club periods. ln addition to
regular tumbling, the members con-
ducted investigations about mus-
cular control and reflexes. After
completing this study, students felt
that they had profited immeasurably.
The Tumbling Club is important
because it affords a healthful, safe
outlet for excess physical energy. To
the girl who enjoys athletics but Who
does not have the time necessary to
play on a school team, it offers a
period of pleasure. Then, too, its
graduates are well prepared to par-
ticipate in the activities of senior
high Qym groups.
Page One Hundred Thirty-three
is iron GRACE
Senior Bollroom Doncing
, H rw: Vfrttlr-., Lian in, 'l'liwiriv, P. Mcrrtin, R0mbe1'g,M1ddleton, Kettler, Tunizn-il'y, tvlwinf-rzx, Mortz, 52511 in
It u 1, Mi. Shri. trim.
Ni iii 'H'-': V, S1 ririrril, Mrittinqly, Nmlrson, G. Mfzrtme, I. Mgrtin, Murphy, Moritz, Rot'-firzs, lxlcihllistrrr, Vwzt, M l
f-:nl Hr W: VVif'ltf1, Mlillwrzvniiri, ll. Womike, ll. Moore, Bilqlev, H. VVUUNU' Peiker, llifusza Mor-rt-, Simtli, 'luiir
v ' :..
1r,t It lin ytl-V, W'livi:1r",', VVirfriiM', Wrifilit, l"frtilfiy, L. Spririgli, Norton, Sfillnurri, N--:fn-ll, Sclwrlilt.
Ti 1 -zarucrit
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I in ilu' Imrl:
Mr. Willitim Christi in
An octivity in which we inoy
justly toke pride is the Senior Boll-
room Doncing Club, for ours wos
one of the first schools to hrive such
o club. Seven years crgo, Mr. Wild
liom Christion originoted the ide-cr
ond stcrrted the first group of stu'
dents interested in bcrllroom donc-
ing. The club hos grown to such on
extent thot now the membership con'
sists of cr limited number of students,
who express CI desire to belong, but
preference is given to tenth graders
who do not know how to dance.
Ecrch yeorr for dssistonts Mr. Chris
tion selects severcrl of the better
doncers who orre fcrrnilior with his
methods of tecrching ond who were
members of tne club.
To be o good bollroorn doncer ond
to feel ot ecxse on the donce floor ore
grecrt sociol ossets for the high
school boy ond girl. Therefore, the
sole purpose of the club is to help
its members to become more pro-
lU'TCIvl? One Hundred Thirty-four
is FOR E A
ficient dancers by teaching them the
basic dancing steps, rhythm, and
fit first the six basic steps, the
walking step, the chasse, the Waltz,
the balance, the pivot, and the syn-
copation, are taught separately and
then in simple combinations. After
the students have learned graceful
steps to slow-moving pieces, they
are taught faster steps.
Because practice is essential to
good dancing, the members are
urged to improve their dancing
ability and develop their feeling for
Senior Ballroom Dancing
rhythm by practicing the basic steps
lap Row: Kiuiii-miigi, lsqinuza, Lo Hew, llowrr, Gnseinaii, Huxtt, Hixriwr, G13-bi-l, lliinb-'r, Tvrrv, Cfixlliilifxn, lllii
llnnl ftaw: lliinm, l.. lolwisoii, Fislir-r, Graf, Lanomann, Haller, IM-nts-'h, It-fisrir, ldriicz, liwwt-, Hilnlz.-, Kim.-, Hiimi hit
nnti Row: lt. lluri:..irin, l'. Ioliiiston, Llysurt, Balinsen, Counts, Bold, ll-iirwk, Klosktq lfixon, ll-iiiivs, H1 inin
fl--iiicislif-ii, H-'rrii-iwrlu, iloering, Herniunn.
now: Bt'-yla Batty Ialiiiscn, Horstman, Betty Johnson, EISEI, Biggs, Fiisnticlit, Koetter, Bischoff, ltuliexiz, Bmw
al home. With the help of the radio
or phonograph and perhaps another
member of the family, the novice
can rapidly become a good dancer.
Each member is charged a small
fee weekly in order that recordings
of the latest hit tunes may be pur-
chased. From the money saved, the
club engages professional dancers
for exhibitions. By demonstrating
different steps the professionals can
show the students how they should
In Hu' .ilumlf
Page One Hundred Thirty-five
is ir o R G L I
lunior Airplone Club
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I'1n.I istiiiiwiiv-1' il!-ii
Mi. Iiiiiii-:, tiill:-liin
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A mid-sernester contest wus the
clirnox of the Iunior Airplane Clubs
first semester worl-t. lVlolcini,i these
niinioture slcy soilors is tedious work,
but the boys enjoy it becduse they
ore interested in oviotion.
ln the contest, the best B. Q. G.
ten-cent niodel was inode by Frcinli
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Ei'-twirl now. .it-viii. I-ii, I ii i i I lir n V I ii i II I ii
Iii I It I r I-Ii iili lx S lini ll I' ii iii I'i lin i1 i
Nlirli' In il.'
Vim- On-i l'l
Mueqqe, with Bob Nolte ond loines
Tiinlin runners-up. Bob Schnioll tool-1
first ond Herb I-lostlcoe ond Bob Bose
second ond third prize, respectively,
in the clcrss in which the inoclel cost
The restriction ot the lost port ot
the contest wos thot oll plones innst
toke off from the qround, insteod ot
being thrown into the dir. Bonold
Springer coptured the litty cents tor
first prize, while Bill Downs received
second prize money ot twenty-tivo
cents, ond Bolph Clouret ten cents
tor third place.
lmrfr f'llIH iffy!
View Pi osident
Mr. Hay Ocscli
Horseback Riding Club
Enough Normandy students are
interested in riding horses to make
a Horseback Riding Club very pop-
ular. Mr. Ray Qesch, the sponsor,
makes arrangements for the club to
ride on 'Wednesdays and Thursdays
at Riverview Stables.
The riders receive elementary in-
structions in mounting, dismounting,
and correct sitting positions. After
they have become adept at handling
their mounts, they learn to put the
horses through various gaits, includ-
ing the trot, the Canter, and the
gallop. Some of them have advanced
far enough that they put their mounts
Top Row: Mr. Oescli, Osioiiiiciui, Hohnian, Harlleb, Faquin.
Second Row: Doxlieimer, Lufvking, Hoyt-r, lean. Bromwich, Kiwi,
Tlnrd Haw: Reirlilloldl. limo, Bromwich, Fllaritmi.
I'-ian One Hundred Thirtyfsev ii
is FOR CHARM
Top Row: Haines, Mellies, Hageman, Audrain, Spanqerxberg,
First Row: Schultz, Schnzelz, Lewton. Bayer. Hagan, Lundberg.
M iss Helen Wal taco
The problems which confront teen-
age girls are manifold, and for this
reason, the Teen-Age Club is one of
the most popular among the lunior
High School girls. lnaugurated last
year under the able direction of
Miss Helen Wallace, the club has
enjoyed an overwhelming success.
At their meetings, the girls learn
to practice the fundamental rules of
practical etiquette. They are in-
structed in the best way to prepare
and serve food, the proper way to
make formal introductions, and how
to act on a "date" Miss Wallace
encourages them to ask questions
in order to banish doubts and fears
they may have about certain situa-
tions. Complete informality reigns
during club meetings so that no one
will hesitate to advance her
A popular feature of the club is
the writing of critical compositions
by the members. The girls analyze
themselves to find the type of clothes
best suited to them, the most attrac-
tive Way to Wear their hair, and
other important details which, when
combined, go to make them all-
around, well-groomed girls.
Sports are also one of the main
features of the club. The girls often
go bicycle-riding and ice-skating
Page One Hundred Thirty-eight
ll D fl-iw: Glam:-tt, Sinn, Neel
is PoR TRINKETS
Everything from "soup to nuts"
was assimilated by the Collectors
Club, a new organization under the
leadership of Mr. Tom McConnell.
The club period on Wednesday was
spent in arranging and exhibiting
objects for comments and criticism
of the class. Prizes were given for
the best collections of the year. A
coin collection, by lack Thompson,
won first prize. Among the oddities
were foreign coins of all countries,
including Spain, France, Germany,
Portugal, and China. One unique
coin was a pirate's "piece of eight."
Second prize went to Lawrence Wil-
lianis, for his collection of souvenirs.
He secured rnost of the objects him-
self on trips to various parts of the
United States and Canada, although
friends contributed a few.
Although these collections were of
the more serious and valuable type,
there were many original and un-
usual ones. Some of the members
assortments of match
folders, stamps, postmarks, movie
star pictures, autographs, and even
Students seem to enjoy the nov-
elty of collecting. How long the club
will exist cannot be predicted, but, if
this year's success is any indication,
the Collectors Club is here to stay.
llna May Sparks
Mr. Torn lvlt'Connell
Row: Ctissizt. Cliadduck, Casoinento, Eilers, Iohnstcri, Flicker, Lott, Sparks, Nolan, Notting.
Nt na Rrw: fltixilwivk, Dnexikf-, Rasene, Pliibbs, Stephens,Guarigl1a, Uter, Sweet, Wilhelm, Scltierliolri.
ian, Thompson, Iaeqer, Lawrence, Bagley, vVVOIlltl1'll1lOI1, Vtlallace, Bonrnwi, Huzzetx
time One Hundred Thirty-nine
lunior Bollroom Doncing Club
I 5 littw' Kitnisiwiii, S'lnnidt, Uinbiitqlit, Conway. Becker, ltudqlist, Vtfineznx, Sxnfitxson, LT ir:--l llwtit :i, lin in
M- ilu... K-Mn--y.
ntl Www: Units-I, Olit:::t't'lfn-'yt-I, Nl. tlfxvis, Ctliyteritvr, Ostlioll, Htnnlltwn, fivii'-tyik, liottinzn, 1 titty, 'Tzyl-tx K
inn H1 wx Uv -ry, lv'lt'!.nn-, S--linux, Minka, Zbtirc'-n, Slewuit, Mucllu, Roth, Hntkf-tn, Miiwin' rin tn, 7.1-'tt'-n, Vit lit
vnsl R iw f'3tln1.'lintt1i:i, I.-ml, iitnt-rn: in, llytlwiiso, Mfrssurd, Lfrnivn, Fox, Wilson, ',I1-viliitfl-1 l.','1'f'., C1111-ti M iii
Nlwiv Xu H'ullf'luu'r'1'
Mis. lfliztiltvtlx Stilineifloi
Miss lVltIl'l'lI1 Musgrtive
Mis. Hsifi Mme Young
Since the vost niojority ot lnnior
High School students have not
leorned to dctnce, the lunior Boll'
room Dancing Club hos become
procticolly indispenscxble. The club
encourages interest in ull the sociol
functions of the school.
ln order to becorne CI ineniber ol
the Iunior Bollrooin DCIIICUICJ Club,
the student niust be on eighth or
ninth groder, ond he ccxnnot belong
to ctny other dcrnce group. A sinoll
tee- forty cents C1 yeor rnust be
potid upon entrance.
The method of teoching in both
the lunior ond Senior Clubs is essen'
tidlly the some. ln the lunior club
the students dctnce to piono cicconif
pdnirnent during eorly troiningg thus
the ternpo con be odjusted to their
progress. Mrs. Young cssisted Miss
Marion Musgrgve ond Mrs. Elizabeth
Schneider, sponsors, by furnishing
piono music. Soinetinies, however.
the recording system was used.
I' iqo One Hundred Forty
C is ifoiz CLEV
As interest in just bridge and
crossword puzzles waned, the Club
originally planned for the study of
those two recreations became the
Garner Club. ln its new form, the
Club appeals to both boys and girls
in the lunior High School. This year
it has a limited membership of
titteen, but next year the number will
"l.i li. Eiwlt-ilrozacr lent K: Ri
in l x Q Y
be increased to twenty-five.
Learning new games and tre-
quently developing considerable
skill in the various games of their
own Choosing, the members have a
lot of fun during their club period.
However, the purpose of the group
is more than to have fun one day a
week. The members later may use
itty, Ntiitlr, Mis, Bovli, ii-iuahf ity.
:il It -n: hid, l.wit'.i, K-'lly. Smitl
w V -
tx :ot .ry
lflrs. Cltutdine Bock
what they have learned here to
spend their leisure time more hap-
pily. Among the games most pop-
ular with the students are chess,
Chinese checkers, dominoes, and
Wlmiv Ilia' llumnljff
Page Cm- Hundred Forty-one
lunior Game Club
gl SFVIIQ' lllllwflrlfvr' llvwplbx in ilu'
llI'!lI'lS of x!ll'lIll1llIlY Sfll1ll'lIf.Y
mirr-C1 Ynrly Iv, '
Credit for the most outstand-
ing achievements of the year
should be given to the various
activity groups. Some of these
have won national recognition
tor their work, while others have
striven to make school life more
interesting for all students.
Activity organizations have
been the busiest in the school.
Page One Hundred Fortyethree
is PoR GOVERNMENT
Senior Student Council
Top Row: Miss Hasner, Bowman, Everson, Reiners, Schorr, Glauser, Rudy, Williamson, Lowell,
Second Row: Berg, Anislianslin, Wilmsmeier, Bushman, l-lcrtleb, Moore, Kirchner, Smith,
First Row: Fritz. Goodman, Payne, Meyer, lvlr:Clinton, Eonstell, Ftickher, lotinson.
Miss Edith Hasner
It is no wonder that with such
capable officers and excellent mem-
bers on our Senior Student Council,
we had so many enjoyable activi-
ties. They have always sought new
ways to vary the assemblies, and
this year they have been particu-
larly successful. Co-operating with
the lunior Council, the group pre-
sented four lyceum programs, which
instructed and entertained the stu-
dents. Their most popular contribu-
tion, however, was the informal
after-school dances, held once a
month, where students had a grand
time together. In addition to these
tasks, at Christmas the Council
supervised all the details of collect-
ing and delivering the baskets of
food to needy families.
By observing the development of
innovations in other schols, the coun-
cil has been able to inaugurate many
improvements. ln February the
Council sent representatives to a
conference at Webster Groves. Ideas
were exchanged with students from
the Councils of other schools, and the
members came back inspired to co-
operate in building a more effective
program of student government.
Page One Hundred Forty-tour
is FOR DIRECTION
Well-deserved congratulations go
to the Iunior Student Council for its
excellent work in supervising the
students' conduct. Members have
striven to improve the school and to
make Normandy honored and re-
spected. Planning interesting and
educational assemblies, popularizing
the student dances, and keeping
order during the junior lunch periods
are a few oi the activities that were
in charge oi students belonging to
this group. During the year they also
co-operated with the Senior Student
Council in presenting several very
worthwhile lyceum programs.
The solutions to the Iunior High
School problems were reached
through the splendid co-operation
between the Student Council and the
student body. The Council has en-
lunior Student Council
deavored to serve Iunior High pupils,
not to rule them. lt functioned first.
last, and always as a guiding body.
Perhaps this desire to help students
rather than to command them was
responsible lor the success oi the
organization. At all events, the lunior
students gave their whole-hearted
support to every project sponsored
by their council.
Mr, Eayniond Gesvl.
Top Row: Mr. R. Oesch, Grue, Flicker, Wansteinsr, Stahl, McCumber, Pace, I-lutson, Hallvax,
Third Row: Rathert, Spiers, Westaver, Dautschmann, Rathert, Krcmtheim, Dexheimer, Wightnmn,
Gwyn. Barrier. Mcxrkmcn, Denny.
Svcond Row: DiMaggio, Schaetzel, Miller, Schott, McCoot, Gore, Biggs, Zeiser, Hardy, Hirst.
First Row: Lee, Brandes, Fulbright, Arras, Purdue, Sexton, Davis, Umbright, Lawrence, Vadalabenc.
Page One Hundred Fortyvtivc
is iroiz POLICEMEN
Senior Corridor Qfficers
If-it Rvivv: bvliiiiittvl, Sfli
err, Biivliiiitielle-r, Giesflnirin, Fitting, Hlinrik, Gltii
liirt lttv-.2 Vl'liitf, If-iiifllivll, Tlioziiifslfiii, Nirkels, flirt-kiiitiii, ririnfrs, Poi. l i i
Nririntzn tim kntnii
lit tilt iifiiits
Mis, Cwiirxi v lu
the student body.
Priav 1 Jw Hundred Forty t1lX
Alert, punctual, and dependable
are adjectives which best describe
the Senior Corridor Officers ln the
words of their sponsor Mrs Gene
vieve Luce, they are the cream of
the crop." The group is composed
entirely of boys from the eleventh
0 and twelfth grades, and whenever
a vacancy occurs, a new member
is voted in. Qualifications for election
are outstanding personality good
grades, popularity, and regular
The principle services which the
officers perform are keeping students
from loitering in the halls directing
them to the proper stairs and main
taining order during assemblies De
spite the fact that many times people
display antagonistic attitudes toward
anyone that has authority over thein
the boys on the corridor force have
won the wholerhearted support of
Ulu' Nffp 111 ll Tinu'
First Frou: Patil Wiltitxins
S- void Flori: Poli Svliwriizi
Tiiiid Floor: Clitiiles ionnsoii
Qi t iist ii Mi. Huy Oosvli
lunior Corridor Qffioers
With three girls in oddition to the
boys froin their building on the
Iunior Corridor Force, the Stoll huts
done CI reinorlccible job ol nicrintoin-
inq low ond order in the Norinundy's
The iiienibers oi the toice ure
selected very Coretully. They cire
noiiiinoted by either ci inenilver ot
the qroup, ci teocher, or the Student
Council. Nominees ore given ti try'
out for six weeksg ond then ii they
prove sotistoctory, they hecoiiicl req'
ulors. Eoch officer weors Cl distinct'
tive silver bodqe, ond the Ctiptoitis
hove siniilor ones of gold.
ti Row: I.-vivli, Williariiizs, Nivhols, Siler, Miller. Mollie, Hiitibrirli.
nd Row: Mr. Ouscli, flvliiriiier, MCCL'nil:er, C lohnsoii, Leontirci, li. lnlin wi, liiiigiori
Yi t Row: Srliwiirz, Mfittltiqv, Molton, Cdpstivk, Knoll, Vtlirqtitngtiii, Airvs.
Prine One' Hundred Fortybsevfn
is Foil DEE
'lvtiiRl'tV.'fl'tIIl,GTt11', ilrnst, imintiici, l,1irico,Silt-r, llliriik, Saliriiimfmri, Martin, Ltzrkiii, Ptcsv, Mr. Eddlviii iz.
fliw-iiri Row: L1 Mill--i, ifrxniul, Riley, Hurinirtq, Reid, Pace, Malden, Mt'Hi1qli, Oh--rut-lilly, English.
lii't lt w' lllvvr Timliri, Rm-iilirvvk, Ffitfif-, Pfdvornik, Ssfliul-:risf'lit, ft. Millir, Rt':'+'-zu, Frririkliri, Vtlfnk-
Ilunmyv In fha' 0111 Flay
ltiitiol lm-rflors of Troop 50
tb if iles
Tr'-rry XIVY lt mt rt
H. H. V.'ltfllfTIliitlt
fit present there are about twenty
different Scout Troops, Ships, Packs,
and Senior Troops at Normandy.
Emphasis is now being placed on
the Sea Scout Ship Normandie for
Among the objectives practiced
by the members are first, a Scout
believes in God and is loyal to his
country, second, he does his utmost
to make this world a better place in
which to live, third, he looks to him-
self with the view of becoming an
Cofoperoting with the Scouters,
the boys presented an assembly pro-
gram, went on hikes and camping
trips, and participated in the
Cainporee, where all Normandy
Troops made a good showing.
During the coming years our
Scouts will become men with the
knowledge that they are finer be-
cause of their experience in a fine
is FOR READINESS
"Be prepared! " Every Scout knows
and tries to obey this motto. The
Normandy troop No. l, under the
leadership ot Miss Kissner, has
earnestly attempted to live by all of
the scout rules.
This year most of the girls spent
their time in working on and passing
second class tests, which give them
general knowledge in ten fields,
None of the girls, as yet, however,
have attained first class scouting
honors. An exhibition of their ability
was an assembly which they gave
in the early part of the year.
Throughout the year the troop has
taken several hikes, on all of which
they cooked in the open. Then as
Top Row: Flatt, Cavanaugli, Smith, Stride, Die-Wald, P. Ratliert, M. Rutlieit, Renirow.
First Row: Hard, Foelsch. Duffy, Dean, Schott. Sidmon, F. Hazen.
Miss Norma Kissner
a special treat, they went on a
camping trip, which lasted over the
instead of working under patrol
leaders this year, the girls elected
officers who took charge of the
Page One Hundred Forty-nine
is rfoR N E W S
Top Rvw: Kitittli, Crillirliaii, Noble, Yooiiicins, Conierford, Speiirrt-r, Hviusstv.-ttri, Srlireiiiitiriii,
'l'liiid Row: Kirt.-liner, Anderson, Burroughs, Ficberts. Kroehnlcrv, Vorks, Loobr-r, F-rquin,
Ihr--oiicl Huw: Mrs. Still, Mullersiiiriri, Viltiitwoll, Kinibrel, Moss, Matti, Held, Klinkortuss, Vt'ill'i0liii.
l'1i"t Rwfl' Nlf'l'lutgh, Kelly, Hniiirir-li, lfrvr-ne, Laiiiriiers, Krivtiiieycl, Broniwifli, Mcisstird, Gerrit-in
Colorful headlininq, more snaps
and qreater streamlining of articles
are only a few of the improvements
made this year on our already ex-
cellent school paper, the Courier.
For several years the Courier has
been considered the leading news-
paper in Missouri, but this year new
lionor canie as it was selected by the
N.S.P.A. as a Pace-Maker, one of
the thirteen best school papers in the
Besides having improved their
news mal-ze-up, the staff has under-
taken the ownership of its own
photographic department. This proj-
ect was made possible through the
profit from the St. Pat's Dance, which
was, as usual, one of the best dances
of the year.
Much of the success of this year's
paper must be attributed to the ex-
cellent work of the two journalism
classes, who are responsible for a
majority of the feature articles. Spe-
cial credit should qo to Mr. Diem for
his supervision of the business affairs
and to Mrs. Still, who has labored
unselfishly to make Normandys
newspaper one of the best.
Ptiqe Ono Hundred Fifty
is FoR R E C O R D
Collecting, identifying, interview-
ing, writing, photographing, and
planning every day throughout the
year, the Saga Staff works unceas-
ingly to give the students an accu-
rate record of all phases of school
life during the year. With each edi-
tion improvements have been noted,
and now the Saga ranks among the
outstanding annuals in this section
of the country. Credit for this success
goes to the members of the staff, who
have given freely of their time and
talents, and to Miss Mary Pitney,
who, as sponsor, has guided them
through all the difficulties of
During the first semester, the edi-
tors and the business manager, with
members from the Courier staff, at-
tended the N. S. P. A. convention in
Chicago. Some of the ideas ex-
pressed there were employed in
producing this Saga.
The staff sponsored the annual
Valentine Dance and the Coronation
of the Saga Queen at the May Pete.
Besides the staff members listed,
many eleventh grade people worked
this year to gain experience so that
they may become the staff leaders
Anna Mate Meyers
Top Row: Mueller, Illiiuk, Walker, Schorr, Provost, Gieselrnan, Buchniueller, Siler, Hlinak, Seyfried.
Third Row: Wihusmeier, Math. Schmall, Froehch, Brandon, Maas, Schwenk, Burner, A. Meyer,
St-cond Row: Miss Pitney, Gerst, Kolbohn, Davisson, Pace, Sporcic, Van Buschart, Serot, Kloskc,
V, Buschart, Miller, Sclireimann, Oettmq.
First Row: Brtrsslield, Poiuton, Ryker, Meiners, M. Meyer, Curry. Smith, Reichholdt, Hmmm, l-lfxlpin
A. M. lvleyf-rs.
Page One Hundred Fifty-one
is roiz OBLE
WV: Alivn, Mr-Govv4r1i, Griwileclicck, M
4 - - 1 1 N bl
arty, Hlinfrk, Fittinq, Conzerlord, Hulw-r, D111'lr'1,11rfllHi, Silt-r, Y--1111111
ffl 111,.w1, ll'-tlit, lic vrifz, o e. Q 4
llnii ilox-xg Mx, t'l1r1::t1.1n, Tlioim-saori, Shroyei, Buck, Levf-ne, Kroelinlze, l7lf'1ck1111r11, Wilxwi, i-4-t1-11, Humawl, R1 t
fivtuniit-rl, M-'ll1-iss, Ktrlilfr, L'r1llf1lian, Fay. V 7 Q '
:iii lttfw: M11--ll--1, O1--irltuiflwr, Goddard, Kfilil, Illinik, Mellis, Sr-yirna, Bonvxu, lxrfrttli, Eswyv-1.:, Vvriqlrt, 1
111'-y--U, llJ1r1'l1Hll, lNl1iI0,
l11 1 liow: N111 Iintvvn, llrrylw, liillxert, Mfirrs, A11b11v'l111n, Gvrst, Miivllor, Erfrridori, Of-tttrt-1, Nvtils 11, Bx'xt'.",', lx 111
V111 lltun, l 11.111, fwliwf-
Cne ot NOfIIlCIDdY'S larqest orqan-
izations, the Hi-Y, consists of a qroup
of boys of which the school is very
proud. lt is one of the larqest qroups
of its kind in St. Louis. The purpose
of the Hi'Y to create, extend, and
maintain throughout the school and
community the hiqh standards of
Christian Character has been
achieved throuqh the excellent quid-
ance of Mr. W'illiam Christian
This year the club sponsored the
"Get-Acauaintedu dance, the l-li-Y-
Faculty basketball dame, and cof
sponsored the Backward Dance, to
raise money for the needy. lt also
contributed money to buy provisions
for the Christmas baskets. Besides
school activities, the members en-
iOyed a number ol private social
Undoubtedly the l-li-Y will be
remembered for the popular innova-
tion, the "Buzz Book," which con-
tained the name, address, and
telephone number of every student
in the senior hiqh.
ltr :ae One Hundred Fifty two
is PoR JAM
A group of singers especially in-
terested in popular music have found
much diversion in the Swingsters.
Although Mr. Crawford sponsored
the group, Mr. Guenther made sev-
eral of the special arrangements for
them. The Swingsters spent consid-
erable time learning these, and gave
them excellent interpretations.
Near the end of the year the club
decided to stop such intense work
and have more fun. The meetings
were placed in the hands of the
president. Under his order, the mem'
bers would decide whether it would
be better to sing together or have
some "barber shop quartets." Their
attention shifted from new pieces to
Top Row: Beqer. Zimmer. Fittinq, Krenier, Randall.
Second Row: Seqelhorst, Carter, Schaetter, Webb, Openlzmder, Graves, Atkinson.
First Row: Whitney, Pavletic, Short, Smith, Metz, Cuuninqhani, lialwe, Auten.
Mr. Hadley Crawford
old popular music, and they went
through stacks of dust-covered music
reviving long-forgotten favorites.
They found this really more interest-
ing than singing the latest hits. A
Swingster became an addition to any
party because he could lead the
Iiurlwr Shop IIIIVIIIIHIH
Page One Hundred Fifty-three
is Fora BOO
Top Row: Blanton, Widmer, Reis, Lynch, Clayton, B. Dexheiincz, McCann, Bellerson.
Svvond Row: Miss Holmes, LI. Dexhoinier, Weidle, Cruse, Oats-rineier, Miller, ltfivisfaori, Sy-ivuzzi
l'1r:4t Row: lloyle, Schmelz, Luniwersick, Srhirr, Schindler. Sherrill, Burwell, Finn.
incomparable pleasure can be de-
rived from working with books, and
the library girls thoroughly enjoy
their fascinating, as well as instruc-
tive, duties. Theirs is an enviable
position. Through their activities,
they come to know the works of great
authors, the opinions of wise men,
the customs of various and sundry
peoples but more than all that, they
come to feel a close kinship for the
books they file, check in and out,
Most of the girls on the force were
last year members of the Library
Club, where they studied correct
library procedure. By using this
pre-training system, Miss Abigail
Holmes has eliminated the disrup-
tions of library functions, which
would be unavoidable if an inex-
perienced group was added to the
staff each year.
Most of these girls will undoubt-
edly use this excellent training later
on in their careers. There is always
a demand for good librarians in the
numerous public libraries or at
schools which are fortunate enough
to have a library. This knowledge
may even help a girl work her way
Normandy has a very fine library
-one that is well equipped and
efficiently run. lts excellent standing
is due to the tireless efforts of Miss
Holmes and to the co-operation of
the girls who have given up their
music and free time in order to keep
the library running smoothly.
Paar- Ono Hundred Fifty-lotir
is FoR SERVI
Top Row: Lueking, Barbour, Serot, Wolf, Pace.
Second Row: Miss Delventhcl, Meyers, Kolhofin, Schirr, Ltiwlcr.
First Row: Edwards, Heinrich, Bonreau.
Since the girls employed in the
office are personally selected by
Miss Delventhal, to be one of the
few is indeed an honor and a priv-
ilege. Courtesy, dependability,
patience, and scholarship are traits
necessary for such a position. In re-
turn for their services pupils receive
the opportunity to learn the details
of routine office procedure and to
obtain the poise and self-confidence
which are essential to success.
Office work consists mostly of
typing, filing cards, delivering mes-
sages, and answering inquiries. Per-
forming such tasks affords the
student enough experience in busi-
ness to decide whether or not he or
she should pursue a business career.
In addition, since these duties re-
quire strict co-operation, the ability
to carry out an assignment in per-
fect harmony is developed.
Some of the girls on the office
force are majoring in commercial
subjects. The practical training they
have received in the office, coupled
with their typing, shorthand, and
bookkeeping, has given them a solid
business foundation. Without any
further training, they will probably
be able to obtain a position after
The office force probably performs
more thankless tasks than any other
school group. These girls have in-
deed been an asset to the school.
By their cheerfulness and willing-
ness in assisting the faculty in any-
thing required of them, they set a
fine example for the student body as
Page One Hundred Fifty-tivo
is FOR TRIC
Top Row: Mr. Oesch, Swenson, Deutsch, Furber, Lueking, Laramie.
First Flow: Sporcic, Miller, Maschmeier, Pace, Phipps, Kelly.
lncarnate Word ............., I3 Normandy .... 23
St. Elizabeths Academy..l9 Normandy .... 20
McBride ...... ................... 2 7 Normandy ,..r Z0
t-y-p-e, daguerreotype! This is what
you might have heard it you had
happened to tune in on radio sta-
tion KSD some Saturday afternoon
or by chance passed Mr. Ray
Oesch's classroom when the spell-
ing team was practicing. This year
Normandy for the second time
entered a team in the contest spon-
sored by KSD among the schools of
the city and county.
Normandy's spelling team com-
peted in three tournaments, ot which
they won two, from lncarnate Word
and St. Elizabeth's Academy, and
lost one, to McBride. The two wins
put them into the semi-finals. South-
West High School defeated McBride
in the finals to win the tournament.
Mr. Ray Oesch sponsored the team
and Ann Pace was Captain. Ann
was the only member of the team
who never missed a word during all
the combats. The members of the
team were well pleased with their
record, though next year if Nor-
mandy again enters the competition,
We hope that they shall be able to
win the cup.
Page One Hundred Fifty-six
Excellence in many and
varied fields of endeavor is re-
quired of members of the honor
qroups. Whatever that field
may be sports, scholarship, or
special talents f the students
admitted to these orqanizations
are ainona the first in the school
in both ability and character.
L'-'tae' One Hundred Fifty weve
is FOR OUTSTANDING
Senior Honor Society
Try Row: MvClir.ton, Stewart, Oettinq, Scott, Walker, Hecht, Kroehnke, Hlinak, Comertord, Schorr, Lummers, Leve
ond How: Weitz, Barbour, Wilnisrneier, Math, Dierker, Van Buschcxrt, Klinkerfuss, Schoknecht, Meyer, Kirchr
Obermann Mr Bergmann
lir t Row: Pointori, Layvler,uMatustik, Vtfhitwell, Keisker, Virginia Buschart, Kolbohn, Mains, Phipps, Martin, Lie f
To be elected to the Senior Honor
Society is an honor that juniors and
seniors alike are anxious to gain.
The competition is keen, because in
one year no more than fifteen per
cent of the senior class and five per
cent of the junior class may be
The requirements for membership
are that a student must be outstand-
ing in scholarship, citizenship, and
participation in extra-curricular
activities. By making high grades,
being elected good citizen in his
classes, and taking part in activities,
a student may amass the necessary
total of one hundred points. The term
"activities" includes not only clubs
but also Saga, Courier, dramatics,
music, entertainments, and athletics.
ln addition, each student eligible
must be approved by the faculty
members who are familiar with his
Each year, in addition to the
seniors who are elected to member-
ship, the two highest ranking boys
and the two highest ranking girls of
the junior class receive bids to this
organization. This is considered an
appointment of great distinction, for
these four juniors become the officers
of the Honor Society in their senior
Mr. Walter Bergmann
Page One Hundred Fifty-eight
every student in the school. How-
is PoR LEADERS
lunior Honor Society
What is the greatest honor in the
lunior High? Naturally, it is to be
in the lunior Honor Society, and to
attain this goal is the ambition of
Anita Keaney, the sponsor, who de-
votes much time and effort to the
It is very unusual for a student to
become a member in the seventh
mitted to the society. Records of the Treasurer
ever, only a select few have the
qualifications. Pupils become eligible
for membership by earning points in
activities, in citizenship, and in
scholarship. Participating in any of
the numerous sports and extra-
curricular clubs, holding offices or
being elected best citizen in their
classes, and earning grades above
a "C" are a few of the ways in which
students may accumulate points.
They must have one hundred of
these points before they can be ad-
grade, and few are selected from the
eighth grade. Membership may be
retained until the end of the tenth
grade, and then, of course, the aim
of the student is to work for eligi-
bility in the Senior Honor Society.
I I K Myron Wiqhtrnan
activities of all students are kept
accurately by the members and Mrs. Mrs, Anjtq KQMGY
Top Row: Shouse, Roesel, Pettiq, Miller, E. Nichols, Taylor, Walter, Schoknecht, Fuchs, I. Nichols, Houlle, Castanie
M. lkotteman, Remers, H. Kotteman.
Third Row: P, Williams, Gwyn, Farmer, Klausmann, Derrick, Portmann, Benoist, Goldberk, Bushman, Miller, Lurfcrhesi
Knoll, Krautheim, Kirkpatrick, Bradshaw, P. Rathert, Aitken
Se-cond Row: Stanley, Colligan, M, Rathert, Case, C. Williams, Cassin, Widmer, Hanson, Bromwich, Kellog , Westav
Daniel, Olsen, Frett, Schott, Barner, Thayer.
First Row: Schwarz, Fritz, Lawrence, Foelsch, Dean, Markmann, Holzer, Cox, Bowman, Melton, Dutty, Metzger, Davis
Zelltnaer, Farnier, Ross, Arras,
Page One Hundred Fifty-nine
'Frm Row' l.!'U!tIIiP1'f1, Hecht, Audrain, Ificicrtciririii, Giause-r, Wehrneyer, Heltwwqf, Krmtmikf Flrfstl Rf-im rr.
i1w'orxcl How: Powers, Swynlrs, Ford, Greene, Nations, Benoist, Duntord, Rudy.
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Mr. Iitn Major
The Lettermen, Norniandys honor
society for athletes, has completed
another successful school year. Fel-
lows who have earned at least one
varsity letter in any ot the major
sports are members ot the oraaniza-
tion. Taken individually or as a
body, these boys are a fine qroup ot
sportsmen. They are "qood sports"
always. The example set by these
boys in knowing how to lose as well
as win has been important in en-
Couraqinq the whole student body
of Normandy to follow suit.
Again new-comers were initiated
in the same hectic manner as were
their predecessors. The fun, of
course, was all for the old timersg
some of it was rather painful to the
The Lettermen sponsored the Foot-
ball Dance at which Caroline Cox
was crowned queen and presented
with a bouquet by Frank Moroso.
captain of our football team.
Page One Hundrfd Sixty'
is r1oR ATHLETES
Approximately twenty -three Nor-
mandy girls may boast of the fact
that they are members of the "N"
Girls. To become eligible for mem-
bership, a girl must either make a
varsity team in one of the major
sports or compile a total of one thou-
sand points by playing on the class
teams. Each girl who is eligible and
who actively participates in the
club's affairs receives a red sweater,
on which she wears her "N" as a
sign of her membership.
The chief aim of the club is to pro
vide social pleasure for its members.
Throughout the year the girls spon-
sor various parties and entertain-
ments. and each spring they enjoy
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Qfiw: iw.u1', H ..:'.-r kucris, l'l-'xnrii-li, Viliristv-:d, Mill
l.-iflni-in, Mizxtir., Pitt-. Giitiiizri, A. M. Miyixf.
Nlrs, Glynn Clark
a camping trip, which gives them an
opportunity to swim, fish, and hike
for a week-end together. This year
the organization has cooperated with
the Senior G. A. A. in its many
activities. Thelma Coons represented
the "N" Girls on the G. A. A. Board.
I-' nn- Oni' Hundred Sixty-one
Top Row: Hazaselbarlfi, Mueller, Cassens, Bearclslee, Dailey, Lumelixis.
Front Row limit Sidel: Clarkson, Brassfield, O'Connor.
Front Row tliiialit Sidelr Kramer, Cox, Rea, Halpin, Bannister Angell.
President Frances Brassfield
Vice-Presifleiit Eleanor Clarkson
Secretary Ruth Mueller
Treasurer Ann O'Connor
Sponsor Mrs. Elizabeth Schneider
One of the most popular honorary
organizations at Normandy is the
Orchesis, probably better known as
the Concert Dance Group. lt was
started a year ago by Mrs. Elizabeth
Schneider, who is a member of the
national Orchesis. The work of the
group has been carried on this year
by the four charter members who
returned to school.
The club is open to those who are
capable of doing the more intricate
steps and techniques necessary to
make dance routines more effective.
The girls who belong to this club are
energetic and ambitious in their
work and are always looking for
ways in which to better themselves
and the dancing of the group as a
In order to become a member of
the Orchesis, the girls must first take
part in a number ot try-outs that are
judged by the tour officers and Mrs.
Schneider. Only a selected and
agreed number of girls are taken
into the club each year.
Page Ono Hundred Sixty-twn
is POR HARMGNY
Double Qctave Club
Top Row: Prieqel, Faquin, l-lartleb, Lindeis, Meyer, Miller, Goiheman.
Second Row: O'Donne-ll, Sipnoski, Godar, Alt, Shockley, Blind, Hermann.
First Row: Moirocco, Cussin, Liest. Phipps, Kelly, Hiidspetli, Geutner, Bradlry,
Mrs. Mary Franklin
The Double Octave Club was
started for the purpose ot giving
girls with especially pleasing voices
a chance to advance themselves in
music. Because the club is smaller
than a regular music class and be-
cause the girls are more advanced
than most oi the music students,
much more can be accomplished.
They sing more difficult numbers
than do the regular music classes.
Various programs are planned for
them with diiierent ones presiding.
Then occasionally this plan is varied
by a popular request program, for
which the songs are requested and
sung by the girls of the Double
invitations are issued by the char-
ter members oi the club in the fall
to those girls who meet the require-
ments for membership. The final
selection, however, is subject to the
approval of Mrs. Mary Franklin,
their sponsor and director.
This club develops a spirit of co-
operativeness on the part of the girls,
a trait which is an asset to anyone.
Page One Hundred Sixtyethree
is FOR PROPGRTION
Top Row: Henneke, Drews, Math, Schmoll, Wurth, Rehn, Martin, Roberts, R. Weitz.
First Row: Wecikley, Petersen, Midget, D. VVeit7., Kirchner, Short, Reichhold, Miss McCloud.
Miss Virginia McCloud
The purpose of the Senior Art
Society is to help those who take a
special interest in art work to
improve their technique and add to
their knowledge of art and its history.
Membership in the society is con-
sidered an honor by all art students.
The requirements for election are A
grades in art, a book report on some
type of art, and some contribution of
original art work for the society's
At the meetings, which are held
every other Week, Miss Virginia
McCloud helps each member with
an individual project of his own
choice on which he is working. Every
other month a social meeting is held
in the evening at the home of one of
the members. The students may
dance or play bridge until late in
the evening when refreshments are
served. The members attend con-
certs, ballets, exhibits, and other cul-
tural functions in the city. They also
sponsor annually the Beaux Arts
Ball. The theme of the Ball this year
was Hollywood. All of the decora-
tions for this semi-formal dance held
in the school cafeteria are drawn by
the members of the Society.
Page One Hundred Sixty-four
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This year the huslcies hon-
ored Carolyn Cox by making
her the Football Queen of l94U.
She received a trophy from
Frank Moroso, captain of the
football team, as a token of her
Ptiqtr Ong H
The annual Hallowe'en
Dance, sponsored by the Music
Department, was a huqe suc-
cess. Betty Cassens, one of the
most popular girls in the soph-
omore class, was selected to
rule as Harvest Queen.
ST. PATS QUEEN
At the unnuql St. l3qt's Donce,
Delores Kirchner was Crowned
lrish Queen. Midst the settinq
ol on Irish heaven with soft
music, the lovely queen
received at bouquet troni the
muster ot ceremonies.
in the beautifully decorated
qyni everyone wos quiet, tor
the onnouncernerit ot the Queen
ot Hearts Wes obout to be inode
qt the Valentine Dqnce. By
populor vote, Vero Krqnier
senior, received the l94U honor.
Anno Moe Meyers
1940 Soqci Queen
Sago Queen's Court
A hush fell over the auditorium as the time came for the crowning of the
l940 Saga Queen and the recognition by the school of the Viking Court of
Honor. Only the music from the orchestra, heralding the entrance of the
queen's court, broke the spell of awed silence. Two by two, the most popular
boy and girl from each grade came forward to bow before the retiring queen,
Ruth Cassens and her escort, Dick Bushman, and take their places on the
honored platform. As the Maid-of-Honor, Marian Melton, and her escort, Bill
Stanley, came forward, suspense increased among the spectators, for the
queen was to be the next to appear.
, The trumpets announced the Royal arrival, and preceded by flower girls
and a crown bearer, Normandy's 1940 Saga Queen, Anna Mae Meyers, and
her escort, lose McClinton, the most popular senior boy, entered. The queen
graciously recognized the burst of applause from an admiring student body as
she entered the auditorium. Then came that moment when Bill Qetting,
co-editor of the Saga, placed on Anna Mae's head the crown, marking her as
the outstanding girl graduate of 1940, an achievement which represents the
highest honor that can come to a Normandy girl.
As in the past, the dancing classes from the Physical Education Depart-
ment climaxed their year of work and paid homage to the Saga Queen and
her court by a colorful pageant of dances.
Standing: Thayer, Aussieker, Kroehnke, Stanley, Bushman, Swyers, Wightman, Miller
S td: B' D ' '
eae iqgs, rewes, Obermann, Melton, McClinton, Meyers, Oetting, Cassens, Lua-king, Burner, Schwenk
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The welfare of the student
body has been the first con-
sideration of several groups
which during the year rendered
invaluable services to the
school. We wish to dedicate
this section of the Saga to those
men and women whose un-
seliish work has enriched our
Page One Hundred S9VSI'll n
l--ft t-v Hltilitz Mrs, lttrvis, Mrs- W li Mrs, Firth'-rt, Mm. Svhiitdltr.
Nirttlivii orqcmizrttiou thflt fuuc-
tiozts to lwriricy the school cmd the
home into closer cotituct is the
Mothers' Uluh. All mothers of Nor-
mcmdy students ure urqed to cxtterid
the mcotiitqs, which ore held once
it mftrith iii the iuiiior ctuditorium.
Those meettiiqs qive the mothers cm
ftpruoituiiity to become ucqudirited
with one :mother stud with the
The proqroms ure hoth GItlGflCTlIt'
img qmd iitstructioriol. All sociol urid
sclioimstic phuses ot studerit life cmd
:student rnrolulems tri qerierol were
iitvosttfwted cmd discussed.
Frequently, qroups from school pre-
sent ftI'OCjIiC,ltttS of music cmd douciitq
tor the mothers.
Quietly cmd without the kriowledqe
of mriiiy people, the Mothers' Cluh
c'oiitr'iluutt,--s to the buildiriqsup of the
sctiocil. Vtforthy studerits who need
lirioriciftl ctid ore quite otteri ctssisted
by the group. Worthy school orqrm
izotioris know the Mothers' Club for
its crlmost proverhiol generosity with
doriottioris. The Soqu Stott is deeply
qroteiul to every mother tor the
ericouroqemertt extended us ou till
More importrtrit thcm cmy imcmcictl
ossistorice crccorded amy school
qroup is the kuowledqe thot our
mothers ore octively interested iii
our lite dt school cmd ore co-
operdtiriq with the mothers of our
trierids to moke thot life more ettec-
tive cmd more euioyrthle.
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President Mi. E. R. Siler
First Vice President Mr. C. S. Buschriit
Second Vice-President Mr. L. l. Schud
Third Vice,President Mis. L. W. Haller
Secretary Mrs. L. T. Angell
Treasurer Mrs. R, W. Bates
Historian Mrs. E. S. Luce
The Normandy High School
Parent-Teachers' Association is the
largest organization of its kind in the
state of Missouri. lt has a member-
ship of well over a thousand parents
and teachers, many of Whom attend
the regular monthly meeting in the
The P. T. A. has succeeded to a
remarkable degree in forming closer
ties between the teachers and the
parents of the school children. The
club attempts to find a solution to
vital student problems. Among its
objectives are the promotion of the
welfare of young people in the home,
school, church and communityg the
raising of standards of home life:
the securing of adequate laws for
the care and protection of childreng
and the development of united
efforts between educators and the
general public in order to secure for
every child the highest advantages
in physical, mental, social, and
To obtain funds for the accom-
plishment of its purpose, the P. T. A.
sponsors the annual Christmas
Dance. This money is used espe-
cially for loans and gifts to worthy
but needy students. In some cases
graduates may borrow from the
P. T. A. to continue their college
training. All students are deeply
grateful for the work of their P. T. A.
Qtrndinq: Mr. Schrader. Mr. Green, Miss Clark, Mrs. Davis, Mrs. Ferguson, Mr. Sliouse, Mr. Miller. Mr. Bushmrn
Mrs. Siege, Mr. Swyers, Mrs. FKITIIISY, Mrs. Still.
9 at d Mrs. Priester, Mr. Buschart, Mr. Siler, Mr. Schad, Mzss Holmes.
Page One Hundred Seventy-three
Top Row: Mrs. Finkler, Edwards. Schorer, lust. F. Andrae. Melter, Mrs. Downs,
First Row: Bischoff, Echer, Kasper, Tally, Rickher, P. Andrae.
The custodians, although they are
not associated with the curricular
activities of the school, play an im-
portant part in the daily routine of
the student. Were it not for them, the
student would be forced to wade
through many feet of snow and ice
on wintry days during the cold sea-
son. What would the campus look
like if there were no one to cut the
grass or rake the leaves and papers?
Inside the building, examples of
their industry can also be seen. The
custodians clean the rooms after the
students have lefty they keep the
building heated to a comfortable
temperaturep they make general re-
pairs around the school: in short,
they are always on hand when there
is work to be done. Many more in-
stances could be cited showing the
innumerable tasks they perform in
order to beautify the school and
campus, but the space here is
Under the very able supervision
of Mr. Talley, the custodians have
brightened the days for the students
and teachers of Normandy. All of us
on the Saga appreciate their efforts
to make our dances successful. Be-
sides helping in the decoration of the
gym, they wax and take care of the
floors. On the evening of the dance,
they direct parking and prevent con-
fusion on the grounds.
The custodians are truly the
"Keepers" of Normandy High School
and its campus.
Page One Hundred Severity-four
Mrs. Wood, Mrs. Wilke, Mrs. Stork, Mr
Each morning about the time most
students are rising, a cheerful little
band of women is bustling about so
that it may please some twenty-five
hundred hungry students that day.
Day in and day out these women
work to prepare interesting, yet
nourishing food that will satisfy both
the eye and the taste.
The Cafeteria Staff not only pres
pares food but takes an interest in
Normandy's activities. They sub-
scribe to activity lOO per cent.
Among the staff are several basket-
ball and baseball fans. One of the
cooks, Mrs. Dammerman, who has
been with the cafeteria for fifteen
years, has attended every football,
basketball, and baseball game,
every field trip, and has been an
Cinpp, Mrs. Rudy, Mrs. Stille, Mrs. Dammerman.
active member of P. T. A. She often
treats winning teams with cakes and
It is often said that too many cooks
spoil the broth, but Normandy seems
to have the correct number -Us no
more, no less. Due to the efforts of
the staff and the manager, Mrs.
Wood, our modern cafeteria is some-
thing to be proud of.
Not only does the cafeteria staff
furnish food daily for the students
but they also serve food and refresh-
ments for different banquets, parties,
and meetings throughout the year.
They serve for Hi-Y activities, P. T. A.
and other club meetings, and also
small parties and treats necessi-
tated by Christmas, Valentine's Day,
Page One Hundred Seventy-five
Top How: Mr. L. Winder, F. Mclnturff, A. Carron,
First Rowt T Facindini. W. Pressy, W. Percival, E.
One of Normandy's biggest assets
is its excellent system of bus service.
A fine staff of experienced drivers,
led by Mr. Lester Winder, transport
about fourteen hundred boys and
girls to and from school daily. ln
addition to the regular morning and
evening runs late buses are operated
so that those students who partici-
pate in athletics and any extra-
curricular activities may also
receive the benefits of bus trans-
Not only are our buses used for
bringing students to school and tak-
ing them home. Many times this
year teachers have taken advantage
of the availability of cheap trans-
portation and arranged special edu-
R. Crutnly, R. Rogers, A. 'Mclnturfi, G. Biedernian.
Lewis, T. Facmdini H, Haley.
cational tours for their classes.
History and art classes make fre-
quent trips to the Art Museum, com-
mercial classes visit business offices
of big industries: science groups take
a variety of field trips to exhibits and
The Music and Athletic Depart-
ments make ample use of the buses.
All groups eligible for state-Wide
activities were enabled to participate
largely because of the buses. The
buses covered 8,3l8 miles on special
trips around St. Louis and to such
places and points of interest as
Springfield and Benld, Illinois, Ieffer-
son City, Columbia, Bagnell Dam,
Arcadia, Meramec Caverns, and
Kansas City. The large number of
Page One Hundred Seventy-six
trips and miles covered are ample
proot that the teachers believe in
and the students are interested in
this type of education.
In 1937, the school purchased eight
buses to transport approximately 985
students living two miles or more
from school. These buses traveled
39,221 miles over regular routes and
7,050 miles on special trips. In 1938,
due to a large increase in enroll-
ment, two additional buses, of the
larger cab-over-engine type, were
purchased, and 1,295 students were
transported to and from school daily.
These ten buses were operated over
nineteen routes, covering 44,858
miles on regular trips and 8,950 miles
of special trips.
A further increase in enrollment
this year required the purchasing ot
another large bus and a small spe-
cial bus. At the present time, the
school owns and operates twelve
modern school buses over twenty-
two routes, transporting 1,397 stu-
dents to and from school daily. This
year the buses were driven 60,115
miles on regular trips and 8,318
miles on specials.
For the past three years, the buses
have traveled 181,473 miles and
transported 1,318,188 passengers on
regular routes without serious road
failures, accidents, or injuries to
passengers. Such a record is one of
which the whole district should be
Normandy's Fleet of Buses
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Page One Hundred Seventy-seven
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IOI-IN TSCHUDY, Secretary-Treasurer
DE PAREE BEAUTY SALON
Giaranteed Permanent Waves
Shampoo, Finger Wave and Scalp Treatment
MR, WEBER, HAIR STYLIST
7320 Natural Bridge Road
Opin l,y .F-.pi ointtnerit Tuesday, Friday Eveninqs
. . For Select Foods . . Compliments
EVergreen 8322 6546 Easton Ave. B51-NOR MARKFT f
sms-io Natural snag. 0
I Phones MYERS SERVICE
ST. LOUIS. Mo. Mu. sssoerav. area
W . STATION
rnom A rniznn sEvEg:SC'T3P1?OEZoRE MUlberry svis
of the cutie? tor grid "Say It With Flowers"
ATHLETIC ms ,,,,,,,,,,, Bm, Fred Deutschmann 8: Son
DEPARTMENT Mutha-.fy -wav FLORISTS
TOMROY INVESTMENT CO.
6321 Easton Ave.
FUNERAL DESIGNS . . . CUT FLOWERS
Pot Plants of All Kinds
WHOLESALE and RETAIL
6501 Natural Bridge Road at Manola
PINE LAWN, MO.
TAYLOR BOX LUNCH
Only U, S. Government
Inspected Meats Used
Expert Permanent Waves
1268 Ferguson Ave.
GUS LAGOMARSINO GROCERY
6317 St. Louis Avenue
2mR,:fZYg,?og2Q,ve' cixbtmy 6113
P. AND G.
Thirty-Two Years in Wellsion AUTO PARTS sagiggncfgfms
TIRES . TUBES
AQQESSQRIE5 7518 F1"'f"""' Road
6124-26 Easton Ave. St. Louis, Mo. 64" EASTQN AVENUE Everqreell 8875
St. Louis, Mo. F194-P Delivery
Thorough preparation for Secretarial, Stenoqraphic, and Accounting positions
Placement Service without charge to Rubicam Graduates
Summer Classes in Shorthand and Typewritinq
Individal and Group lnstructingi. . Day and Evening Classes
Three Conveniegtgy-Located Schools
4933 DELMAR BLVD ............. .................................................,........ .......... F Ot est 3900
3469 S. GRAND BLVD .............. .........................,.............,.......... .............. L A clede 0440
7701 FORSYTHE BLVD. .............................,....................................,........ CAbany 4102
More than lOOO Rubicam Graduates were placed in positions during 1939
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R. G. FUCHS, Prop.
N . H A N D L I N
Grocery and Market
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BOECKELER LUMBER COMPANY
6901 Easton Ave. PArkview 4040
Parnts, Tools and Cutlery
Raaiisluiiiamiils 6700 Pm Avenue HARDWARE ROOFING
s2a1 Natural mags Pt""":C't'm" MIU-WGRK
3861 Easton Ave. IEiferson 8050 A
KROENLEINS. PASADENA . . . Gifts for All Occasions . . .
MARKET BEAUTY SHOP u l I
EVerqreen 6500 EVergreen 9309 GRUEN . . .
3835 St. Ann's Lane 7520 Florissant Road v'fII, lfI4N I . I
DOUBLE EAGLE STAMPS EVERY DAY AT
TIRES .HIQLTEQISQZLSIZEA .LEQZZIETERIES IEWELER-OPTICIAN
Tr Our "Personalized" S RV E .
6310 NuturulyBridge Call EVerqreen 9738 5958 Euston Avenue St' Louis
WILLIAM D. BRANDON
Remember Me IOr Furniture and I'll Repay
You With Substantial Savings
John AIbert's Shoe Store
X-RAY SHOE FITTING
5988 Easton Avenue
St. Louis. Mo.
Anna LoepkernsAY glevgxaqrsfgulgggers Eve ywhere
VWIOIRSGIG I FUNERAL DESIGNS A SPECIALTY
FURNITURE as CARPETS SUNBURST FLORAL SHOPPE
1706 Washington Avenue . . . Third Floor CORSAGES FOR ALL AFFAIRS
cur FLOWERS FOR ALL OCCASIONS
ST- LOUIS' MO- MUlberry 5151 6405 Easton Avenue
McNICOL BROS. COAL CO.
6670 EASTON AVENUE
We Make a Specialty Of High Grade
MORE PURE HEAT RER TON
ZEIGLER . . . ZENITH . . . CARTERVILLE
40 Years in Wellston
Page One Hundred Eiq
To the right is the McKin-
ley Elementary School and
is one of the group ot new
buildings including the
Thomas Ieiierson, Garlield,
additions to Washington.
Bel-Nor, Harrison and
WM. B. ITTNER, Inc.
911 LOCUST STREET
Exclusive Agents for BEL-NOR Subdivision
U58 Natural Bridge Avenue
Knickmeyer-Fleer Realty 8: Inv. Co
Buiiders, Sales. Loans, Insurance, Rent Collectior
8129 N. GRAND BLVD. Fllanklin 6616
BLOEMKER'S DRUGS A
7526 FLORISSANT RD.
BILLS' SERVICE STATION
Your Friendly Mobilqas Dealer
LUCAS-HUNT RD. and NATURAL BRIDGE
MUlberry 0950 Normandy
H , I Y EXTerqreen 9786
Phcne EV. 9975 Curb Service Mee1YOur Mulbgfgy 7555
Feathered Friends Pylone-We Delivex
at Colonial Marke
FINE FOODS-BEVEHAGES-FOUNTAIN SERVICE
7400 Natural Bridge
Eddie Borsch Normandy, Mo.
6224 Natural Bridge
CHOICE MEATS AN
Fresh Fruits in Seas
7000 Natural Bridge I
CI.EANlNG AND IANITCR SUPPLIES
Insecticides . . I Disiniectants . . . Polishes
1808 Chouteuu Ave. St. Louis. Mo.
. . . Compliments of . . .
B E R N E R D A I R Y
GRADE "A" MILK
Robertson. MQ. TErryhil15-2ll
Page One Hundred Eighty-two
Call Us for Details of Cnr Special Accident Policy
Covering Students Participating in Athletics
Insurance Agency Company
NORMANDY STATE BANK
A F R I E N D
. . . For Your Next Order . . .
AL 81 JOHNNIE'S MARKET
AI. LAMMERT . . . IOHN STECKEHT
6208 Natural Bridge Road We Deliver
Sellelvlode Music Is Self-Mode Happiness
We Are Ever Ready to Serve You Courteously
t d lnlelliqently
T Ev qs
O r 60 Years I Cor enlious Service
Two Stores to Serve You
709 PINE ST. 3535 SOUTH GRAND
vi-I Y Y I Puqe One Hundr
"Complete Building Material Service"
650 ROSEDALE DE1rrmr 3111
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QUALITY DAIRY co., unc.
NONE BETTER PRODUCTS
4630 W. Florissant Avenue
M Optical Goods Photo Supp
Meats . . . Groceries . . Veqetabl
Goods Delivered Promptly ATI IV1CIteI'iCi1S
Two Phones M , P, t M h,
Wlnfield 0294 8539 Natural Bridge Road Ovmg IC me GC mes
SCHMECKEQESSSSIZIQI4 COMPANY 610 OLIVE 518 N. GRA
NORMANDY HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA
PATRONIZE YOUR SCHOOL CAFETERIA
ST. CHARLES. MO.
We very cordially invite the younq Women grad-
uating from Normandy this year to come over and
visit historic Lindenwood. We shall be happy to
Frank Westlake Drug Co.
l504 HODIAMONT AVE.
have you, and I am sure you will be interested VILLAGE HILLS
in the program here. compumnn'
6822 Myron Avenue of
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sex NM'-40 sa. Charles, Mo. Mszxrslr vrscillmarss 306' Pug' A"-
Movie and Candid Cameras-All Makes
D E T E R S General Photographic Supplies
1640 Lucas and Hunt Road
WE BUY, SELL OR TRADE
Easy Terms . . . No Down Payment
Liberal Trade-in Allowance
2650 Park Avenue GRand 1767
Il Your Hair lsn't Becoming to You, You Should Be
Cominq to Us at the
ETHEL JOHNSTON BEAUTY
7225 Natural Bridge EVergreen 4905
Normandy Barber Shop
wlvr. r. oucscmancrzn. Prop.
7223 NATURAL BRIDGE RD.
A Strictly Modern. High-Type Service Barber Shop
YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED
KNUIVN IVIIl'JIfI'IVE1t' THERE .IRE Nt'HUOI,N AND UU1,l,EGEN
Official Jewelers for Class Rings
Normandy Senior and junior High School
FRATERNITY AND SORORITY IEWELRY
FRANK A. DOOLING
329 Summit Avenue
WEBSTER GROVES. MO.
Page One Hundred Eighty-sev Y
Royal Typewriter Company,
PROMPT, FREE DELIVERY SERVICE
I. EDWARD GODAT. Ph. G.
Phone GO. 4300 St. Loull. Mo.
I. A. GARDINER, Represe tatrve W E G I V E Y O U S E R V I C E
116-120 NORTH TENTH STREET E. A. LEHMKUHL COMPWENTS OF'
FANCY GROCERIES 'Al' Frleclhoff'
Meats . . . Fruits Q
PHONE, cHes1m11 6626-7-8-9 Veqembles SUPER SERVICE
331lBel1Bv0m10 8500 Natural Bridql
sr. LOUIS. MO. Q, Nordic
OPENS IUNE 17
FOR HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES AND COLLEGE STUDENTS
This Institution, Established in 1866, Makes a Specialty
Of Training Young Men and Women for Office Positions
Thorough Courses . . . Experienced Teachers . . . Efficient Employment Service
B R O W N ' S
E858 DELMAR Business and Secretarial School CAbony 6080
Phone GOOdlellOW 4505 CLAY GOSLIN, Prop.
PINE LAWN CLEANERS
6141 Natural Bridge Road
ONE DAY SERVICE
IOOCX: Union We Operate Our Own Plant
30 Years Wellston's Quality Food Store
MUEHLING PACKING COMPAN'
6210 Easton Avenue
We Own and Operate Our Own Inspected Packing Hou
Home Cured Meats . . . Home-made Sausage
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL . . . EAGLE STAMPS
For Free Delivery, Phone MUlberry 1238-1239-1240
Model Airplanes and Supplies
WATT HARDWARE STORE
6145 Natural Bridge Road
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Oldest National Bank in St. Louis Count
Henrg A. Frank BENATURAL
pemmq Sandwich Sho
H1-WAY SERVICE , P
U. sn Tires 7217 Natural Bridge Road
Exide Batteries N0fmUY1dY- M0-
Phone EVerqreen 9953
I6 Years at EV, 9452
6801 St. Charles Road ROBERT WURTH, Mgr,
EVergreen 8362 OLIVER SCHROEDER
CARS CALLED FOR AND DELIVERED
PASADENA SERVICE STATION
GREASINC1 . . . CAR WASH . . . LUBRICATION
7253 NATURAL BRIDGE ROAD
IDEAL BARBER SHOP
8526 Natural Bridge Road
THE HOUSE OF FINE ART
Your Patronaqe Solicited
P ERtY' E I PEPP PEPP I
FROM THE STUDIOS OF. .
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Weddings . . . Copies . . . Illustrations . . . Architectural
Industrial . . . Advertising . . . Direct Color
A large urgariigalwrv fr 011
PHOTOGRAPHY . . . DRAWING . . . PAINTING
COPIES . . . DIRECT COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY
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II'I J mg Sinai: Frivvwlli, Si rw. L
4054 LINDELL BOULEVARD
Telephone, NEwstead 0700
Page One Hundred Eighty-ni
Model Printing 6' Stationery Co.
1606-08 Hodiamont Avenue
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Mr. and Mrs. H. Burner
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Rea
Mr. and Mrs. VVm. Schrnittel
Mr. and Mrs. V. W. Gieselrnan
Mr. and Mrs. I. H. Oettinq
Shield Shade Tree Co.
Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Siler
Heinrick Super Service
Normandy Shoe Shop
Homeyer Piano Co.
Mr. and Mrs. Lance L. Luekinq
McKinley Shoe Shop
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Bushman
Mr. and Mrs. C. I. Kloske
Mr. Carol Mundi
Mr. and Mrs. E. Mueller
Charles I. Mellis, Ir.
Page One Hundred Ninety-on
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