Normandy High School - Saga Yearbook (Normandy, MO)

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Business Manaqer HARRY PROVOST Advertising Manager SHIRLEY SPORCIC Literary Editor FRANCES BRASSFIELD Copy Editor BILL SCI-IIVIITTEL Circulation Manager MISS MARY PITNEY Faculty Adviser FOREWORD 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 Administration Faculty Graduates L wer Classes Educotlon Specmlhe stands our timer 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! for ontent A B C Spells PLAY Sports Hobbies Activities Excellence Special Service Advertising YJ L lf' C spells - - -D-Y 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 followed. 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. ' x7 ' Af 'ix ' ' x r ' . ., xx N X N '-A X. -.N A ' 'W3?TiX,,- 'i!r: Qis.'-N Ing. NQXX ,ffm igsk, P .VQQ MN, W' Mb 2 s Q J X ' 91 X H S 32.i'j'f Bw A 5 K ' ig 3 fiv, "' f f 1. 'U' S S 1 "M 9 ff K 7 ff, ' A 33,5 f as " 'ax -. A --Wa- .xxgggxb ,y,,,,, M I GH -Nxwxchod S 'XA iv, -Ll:-. bxx QN H , Y xy -. ,X-X ,ibx XXX S ' for dmmi tration 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 sf-lioal. B-O- -R-E 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 l t 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 involved. spells Board of Education MR. ARTHUR G. SKELLY, PRESIDENT MR. HENRY R. BUSHMAN, t'rcE.rEEsinENT MR. ARTHUR C. ROTHENBERG. TREASURER MR. SIMON F. LIESE, SECRETARY MR. EARL E. PROVOST, DIRECTOR MR. LEE B. GODDARD, oiREcToR 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 43 'A I llappj' 'llmflvllls nn ilu' lfaznpus Ollflf H POR FACULTY 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 L'lul 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 jtroryrtrrris. 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, Page Fifteen 'YJ' X IS FO 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 Svienre Clulf, 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. llfrrqf- Sixteen TIENCE 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 ltepartment. 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 sr-ierrtiiiv. 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. Page Seventeen IS POF 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 Quartette. 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. Page Eighteen 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 junior students. 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. Pace Nineteen L... 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 csc,-f'n0'iiic's. "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 vlixssfls. 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. Paqn Twesnty for 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 utter-graduation work. raduate Page Twenty-o ie 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 O'Dell Holloway Lehnerts Michaelis Weldon Herr Thieme Bermel Marty 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 Page Twenty-two IS FOR HUMGR 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 SENIORS 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 than ever. Fitzpatrick Page Twenty-three Ballman Payne 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 Reustle Wolf G. Ladendecker Schoknecht Wehmeyer Schmitt O. Ladendecker E. Smith Provost 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 high standing. 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 Page Twenty-four S 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 is FOR STRENGTH SENIORS 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 T' Iacobs Kelly Baldes Cunningham Nickel Page Twenty-five IS FUR EFFORT 4,4 f ,V V Jr... it 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. Klinkerfuss McCa1lister A. M. Meyers " Krietmeyer It Auten ' " Glasser g 3 Lu ' We 2, lf Q W W in li Lammert Gilda Bromwich "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- cessful nurse. 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 Page Twenty-six Rmqe Peters Burner 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 Middleton Comerford Segelhorsf IS FQRNATUR ESS SENIORS 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. McCann Keisker Page Twenty-seven Sporcic Willems IS EOR INTELLIGENCE Et 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 Preis Taylor Illinik O'Donnell Springli Lind T. Smith Kramer McCorkle 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 Page Twenty-eight 1 IS FOR ORIGINALITY l SENIORS "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 Saga. 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 t ,.. le, Malkemus Arnold Math is , .t ' . . A . . A if, V My 4: 3 vt' f Dorn LaLone Page Twenty-nine IS FOR RECEPTIVENESS .M ,, ...p-- 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 Faquin Brinkman Maynard Damn Durpliy Schmittel Kimbrel Pcrrdue Scheihle 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 successful model. 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. Page Thirty is FoR SIMPLICITY 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 Vessels .- , 1 l G A lc., uw . t 4, i 1,414 S 4 -'rs V Roth SENIOHS 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 Page Thirty-one is FOR NEIGHBOR LINESS 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, Kloehnke Matustik Galmiche Dierker Sanders Boone Dumeyer D. Meyer Greene 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 Page Thirty-two IS PORI DUSTRY 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 stenographer. 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, SENIORS 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 Page Thirty-three IS FOR NA IVETE Thies Spencer Gonzalez R. Mueller Miller Kronmueller I V Tracy Yeomans Obermann 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 U03 COUYBS- The STIY but Q0-Qelliflq Gllilude the Iunior Academy of Science. He also partici- 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 Page Thirty-tour qranberg is FORE GER ESS 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 Club. 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 Pointon rr 'aus' gf 9 4' 'hw , its P 1. .WQXF SENIORS 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 the Courier. Waibel Heyner Myers Sprrracio l. Mueller Hermann Scott Wilhelm Page Thirty-five is POR TIRELESSNESS 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 Lainmers L. Roth Lawrence Riehl Roberts F. Meyer Risch Lagomarsino Storms 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 journalistic abilities. 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. Page Thirty-six is FoRE ER 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 GY SENIORS 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 X- New Aubuchon Otto Levene Stirnptl Reiners Page Thirty-seven IS FQR EXCELLENCY 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 Moss Walker Dowdall Allen Gibler Vogler Bostic Shroyer Leriche extra-curricular activities .was scouting. A quiet student who gets much pleasure from reading is lean Gibler. She has an enviable scholastic record. 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 Page Thirty-eight Briscoe Swahlstedi N15 FOR NONCHALANCE 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 secretary. 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 SENIORS ' 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 Club. 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 ,invest Q Powell Distler Randall Page Thirty-nine is FOR FORTITUDE 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 Brandon Kirchner Wurth Hardy Neagles Barbour Russell X lvlartin wg I. Mueller 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 Page Forty IS POR OPTIMISM 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. SENIORS ' 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 Page Forty-one IS PQR REASON!-XBLENESS 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 Mtrssard Isaacs Mansfield Meckfessel Peiker Mudd Gerst Chazen Mains: 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 Page Forty-two Hausstette Berg is FOR TRUTH 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. Noble SENIORS 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- cation course. 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 this art. Whitwell Boneau Hansen Cruse Ross Wright Murray Page Forty-three if IS FQR YOUTH Pspar Mullersman Bland Brasstlsld 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" girls. 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. Class Officers Presldent ...................................................... lose McClinton Vice-President ...... Secretary ......... Treasurer ...... ........Bi11 Schmittel Frances Brassfield ........Anna Mae Meyers Ranking Students Adele Phipps Virginia Mains Van Buschart Durant Stewart Audrey Meyer Mary Matustik Ruth Weitz Marie Dierker Marcella Obermann Alice Keisker Page Forty-four ' for Lower lessee 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 undergraduates demonstrated that there will be many students capable oi assuming the re- sponsibility ot leadership in years to come. Page Forty-five i Eleventh Grade Officers: President Virginia Lueking Vice-President Otto Swyers Secretary Nancy Kolbohn Treasurer Mildred Pavletic 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. Page Forty-six Top Row: Le Haw, Lanemann, Murphy, C lahan, Kahle, Butler, Lammert, Bell, Krem Bellerson, Openlander, Rehn, Weishey Berkley. 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 Scott. First Row: Stoeber, Fleer, E. Smith, I. Smttl Weber, L. Smith, Gorman, Daly, Springl Gentner. 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 Humphries. Second Row: Duffy, Albert, Denley, Hilber McCourt, Imboden, Capps, Holstein, Hen neke, Dailey, Hubeli, Dixon, Chapma 'Halwe, Schultz. First Row: Chase, Angell, Cox, Dexheime: McCuaig, Dennler, Heineck, Davlsson, Gas kill, Hasselbach, Gempke, Ienklns, Her: mann, Halpin. 'L ,1 b 3, f- Q 1 - V , A - ' , V Lg , - LTA - fem, , a ,i yn 5, 5 A Q- ul, Ng: :ag 1 W 3 E QE? ' . 1 9gj""- -f A Q -'7 'Y V' . v lg ' "H Q B 2- I X fp-ef 5' ... Y i 'fi BLZKI' R if ' ' ' 5 5, 'n ,bf XA fi 9 A.., ' 5 ,M f f, 1 5, Y -. . " ' X I v , . ' . . x ' , 1 , , B ii . I J Jew. Jw lf? , "' 2 yi 611' 5 , 2 VJ F P E 1 gl W Q . F' -5 S, Q2 'M f ,Y 'ZLTIQ .1 A 4, ,'Y ,Pali-g we-,.g. Ut 1 .am E, ba L '-8 , A .f . i" -:th 553. gf, if -f' lf ?"3 ig ? 3 B f" Y' 'Er " 1 F ' w J' Q 1' if Q 5 ,, wk i-bi9gWk.wk- 9 V . 5 Me ii 3 'ffiwwum if? 9 9 gg T4 '4 , -Q .mx .QQ EOJ 'YP' 'Q jk Q lg 5 'lwgm H' Q 'iff 52 3 3 4 wa 19 .1 Q , Q Q 3 ia , fig Q A 'Q ,N Tenth Grade Officers: President Fred Aussieker -Vice-President A Frank Schwegler Secretary Ralph Rudy Treasurer Patricia Dunn 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. Page Forty-eight ,,,,L,-n,,n-- .,...-.h , Y 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 Stevens, Frankenberger. 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: Clarkson. 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 .,,i,-..-,,.,,,., .damatg ' N5-:'.:,f, if X , MF. ., .. ,Tuff J ff-13 : . f' W' 'ff' Q " Q , V. 4 1 ' ..,, Q.. .:-,....w .-, A A W .V 1 K , 7 . . .-.., .a . 3' .t A -'E 5 'Vx 3 . if 35 1 1f:,-,,-Q- . ' ' W. , . a 'W . -ff '-iw" ' , ? , wwe x A Styx :I 'Nad' A: Q p V ,T N 5 . , uv: x A ' ' , . M W 3. li 3 433. Q., 'L' T .5 L :b S 11 . M. - . . V x ,ni . , - -' N, N X M, H I - a 1 , -- v k - 5 VJ M 5 g S ' 34 is f-1.35,-: ,3l X2 Q, Q 4 , Q Q cggylil, 5 , Xe . l . MMA. .Hd t., 5. abt . ' A 2 3 9 F as 3 , , 9 , N 1 WM 3 . . 5? .A Qfv M, - , M , .. A' "M" K 5253! ,'l"'i"','i' iii. "- . ' L,. fig: . W, .,.. f-Maj 2 A . '.i'Zj+,,, WM, f' ' 1" 5:'?g5,. ' 5' gtk ' 'Ni L. : "1 -4--3 5 " '7 'F: 5-' ' 5':2:1mz"R:,. f - L ,fi'f7l'f'-f5Y xf'f 'v ' ' 'A ' Ref vw ' 'fx an f"?i4jf5F?ffQ1 .71 7 Q-? 3 G 2 Q 9 5 9 if ia ef .fi"fs'+ rv 43 , -. 'em .J sQi.g:F" , A 6 "'LA 5 if W 'J N -+ ? . Qxfg 54 1? 5' J? - ,R ' 5 9 -3.5 3 Q, vk W . .'w,fwvf-X .A Q f 4., .. V. fm -- . ' 1' ww 2 'Q + f -A 2 Q V.:. N 5' fa -' - A U ' ' ff' fb ? V I x 4 Q 1 N -W A 3 5 r in 5 wk Q va 1 x A. LT 121' . f Q' . V . : Q 'Q' - 'S ,... 1 Cfifwbn I KA ' Y N' I W rT ' f Q. 5-1 .. i' Z ' , . . J K ' X' " , ff 8 . W X ' A 4 'z , ' 04 - f X - .. b ' ,F ,Jw 4 ' jf Q - G .. , .. g W v A., i , ,Q-Y 'f 4 f bs- 1 K . V v Av gn, 11' . ' , in . I., i Q . we xx V g . X Q I A K Q. N , K 35, Y ' 'sv ' in- Az, '25 ,3mf1jA , I jg! In H 4 553259 ' 2 'xii a- W A 1 5 .. .. -' x 'Q 5 V. ' 3. Ili- i' 0 5 A - "W" . yi,jg,,-E R' 2, yy A ff Q 3' G ' w xi- gs? 1 wg 1 , I v r , ' J: K 8 S QE, Q '- 1 ' A - Yr v , .ff il 1 I 1' b . , , V Q .r 1 Q45 I fgmm 7 ' P gli? g 1 L.,...:.,. ...1-.- ....s.... Ninth Grade 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 specialized work. 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 improved. 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. Page Fifty 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 Ferguson, Heuser. 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 Massard. 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 Stuerman. First Row: D. Davis, Dame, Schultz, Perrii Stroup, L. Davis, Dillon, Steffen, Dierk Doyle, Cox, Dwyer, Campione, Doerr, Dui Schuermann. , Top Row: Rogers, Welsch, Walter, Paye Wills, Venezia, Walther, Tabor, Zellmc Weible, Wotring, Wallace, Turlina, Wal: Walters, Tandrup. 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 Waller, Uphouse. First Row: Wolilau, Wilkinson, Young, 5 linger, Relchholdt, Rickmann, Pratte, Wi man, Roth, Rathert, Van Horn, Riley, Rah Reed, Trammel, Ross, Wenom. sr iii 'SS --w if . i, 5 gl, m"' If r ' Q g '3g4-7 3- - 2 ' .' ', , f I " ,A ,F Mr '. fv- 2 QJZQFQ: ff' 5 a f,:f.,:-,,,,'fg'r :,A ' ,-,f A Y' Q ' 'P' - -TQ, Q. 52 .-'2.gj.:- j 15' 11 .ag-X 29 1 k v 9 1 5 X ' 'P' ' p ff ff? A 5 3 '9 R'-U -wx ' i v IW 1 WW f "' " K . : . , -9 3 SK S - C : . Q, , .,....- ..., X - K I I , iw - S . . , . ., ....., 1' N. WN .... , K 4 , . A' X, .' H ' ., .f Q' K ,k - , A '. ,M .U .N V n l ' ' 1 v m' wa S 5- Q' .K g- . - I vi' L. 5- .M V, ug V t . - '- V , 5 4. ,, " -me vw 'Q Q lik? il, ,.,A K Til D Li Q E ggi A4 ,Sr 2' Q I 9 Q 5 Kg Y , ?!' 6 5 ' Q r r 4 ,Q Q A 5 ig, 5 E F55 A' ,. . . A . .. N m fl , 1' gr. 'D , ' rr ' ,. s,L R. R K 'KM Q ix k -A' 'E n www ' 1' f - . K ' -. 4 f - ' rw 5 , Nzfe' V T4 IL" ',- M 5 'imma ' I Z. V. K' ' 'yi' Q I Q NNW ,rr A-ar' -Q2 I .A f ' Q.,. , ,, W' iii? f f ,QQ 4. LL . it W: af 5 5 .4 Q G n F " 'J ,ax wr ry .F " '32fifi g, v .yy - 2: if 5" fi' -'E fe! ,- z ,, N - A . A V .1 ,. 3 y 2 if :J Q Qwff- 5 f -.5 A J- ' - 0 - "' ' ' A .' v v "' '71 .S'..,3 f 3 fi-, w U yi 5' .3 E , ,,' 1 I S- 'Q " '51 r:::l"? S it F Q 'E .9 'ik M' ww? 5 I ? xl " vb, " 'Q ' 'f F 5 . u-'Q-ws L ! g Q .. -1 A "M 'X , s Eiqhth Grade 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 English. 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 Zelser, Wanna. Second Row: Williams, Tesson, Zdvor Yetter, Metz, Oberschelp, Mueller, Wittfd Miklich. 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 Foley, Reed. Top Row: Cavanaugh, Schill, Appelt, Bog Siler, Sinz, Sims, H. Beffa, Cruse, Ball Schneider, Conrey. Third Row: Hallman, Smith, Schlrr, Strio M. Beffa, S. Schaefer, Adkins, Daniel, Bigq Bush, Clover. Second Row: Springli, Simhauser, Bard Samel, Banister, Buchanan, Dean, Schd Duffy, Dixon, Stewart. First Row: Sanborn, Steimel, Doherty, N. Schaefer Denny Sparacio, Start, Berdo Page FmY'lW0 Bewig, Delvas, Schreiber f 'A W 1-I uf- ' re -e--aff i' na sl ev- X di 4 '5. S M SSS Q 'Q wife 'I KN k . x rffg nfi 3, , aw ft 3 , Q f- 53 4 W-fi Vi .Sh ,' an . -fig. 4 A .b.Q,','gaE,wgA?'3!y? 'AX."'f'??g1i al - is.. ,a 9 ?4,:.3g 19 49'-fl K -5 ' .QQ jf x .1 B-9 L -J fr W Q Tx ,N f"".:T'+i- Q 1 L' 'F-f' "' ' - , -as ' 'Q a Q . SL' gf '-2' 0-Pdga' Ar ' 1 3 5 'niZ1'.vI' '2' :":.'Z'f"q 5' V q ,Y , 9' -2- 'Q gf?f? M , ,N .2 SN! m5f:45 9if'!+ it ,f "f33'7' wg T5 if Q-'V nf'A . " 'ulf"lb I 5 ' lin. wr 5. 'x r' I Seventh Grade 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 students. 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. Page Fifty-four Top Row: Russell, Deitrtch, Hilliker, Bus McCormack, Thompson, Storm, Lov Willman, Maynard, Burgess, Ochman Ladendecker. 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 Sparks, Lott. Third Row: Clawson, Cavanaugh, Hue Sanders, Rickman, Payne, Dace, Borscheir Sidmon, Moeller. Second Row: Umbright, Klinkerfuss, Correi Heinecke, Randall, Hardy, Woodard, Gu: Ruenheck. First Row: Coshow, Holland, Iaeger, Stlmj Haubrick, Eise, N. Bauman, Koppman, Ion Mueller. Top Row: McDermott, Casey, Samel, Murra' Johnson, Stege, Miller, Wilson, Springer. Thfxd Row: Gruenewald, Wehmer, McGloshe1 Brown, Gabelhardt, Hoskeotter, Wilson Baxthelow, Meyers. Second Row: Duenke, Hunsel, Fulbright, Turl Blattner, Hollingsworth, Cassin, Ioplii Krause, Shemwell, Dorlaque. First Row: Taylor, Lawrence, Hearst, Hot mann, Montrey, Heberer, Doerr, Larsen Burgi. 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 oi . 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. .i"1:7:' it' W " Q I-iff: Q' M 'W 2'l,Q 2?s' ,ES '9 5 4 wi., E' 4 ' :Fir f:.,.,- I Zz", 2. ' Q- vw f ' ' i n ' ' Maw' ' zgggwi- f 7 gwX ,ar -f 'A - - W U ' V-Q A 1 K ,wifi G v Ig' in x gk ' ,wg F v 1 fi' is Q- A for 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. Education Page Fifty-six 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 school affords. 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 consumer. Page Fifty-seven lndustrial Arts 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 interest. 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. I 11n1i4'w'1' in H'uurlu'm'l.'iny1 1lU'wi's Vlvrlilizlyl I'1: Ihr- Nlmrinyx. 'I'llf' Nffvrvfrrrgf f'1H'1'l s lin flllflll1'H!lI'. ffffflllfl .l1'llII4lillfl'll Will: ul .llrml H'urlc1'r.w. ffl1'r'fl'lt'lfjl. Ilpwvltiilll f7"' Ji!! S1114 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. lndusirial Arts 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. 4lIlll'Illllfl l'l1lur' Ii'u,1,w, Ilruu' Filing! in livin-ll .llfzlfiliy ll Jilin' Juinl. ,lI1'!11l. Iuflillff .1l1'Iv1I. I'r'r'11inr1 lllfflllflllf lion mi If 1 i I :HI s llfl I1 ' .1 in-11,v. ' 'mxiillf Yum 1 1 l','l 1 fl Ilwill. Industrial Arts 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. I"nlur1' Shop .lIr'11. Niniplf' l'm'r.v ul' Tin' I.'wp11i1'irlyl. 'l'1'rhni:-111 I'u1'l.w nt' Hu' I'Jng1int'. Pl'tl1'flI'Ill Pflrlx uf Hu' 'IlI'1lllXllllXSl1lIl UI'1'1',l4llIlfHfl Nf1'!'l'lIlfl I'nlnmn.v. P me Y Industrial Arts 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 corniiion metals. 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. Nfllllfillfl fur' fl Nmonlh NIl7'f11l'f'. Ilving Iliff 1'r4'.vs. l'.ving1 lmnd N1IlI'. .trljllxliny I'I:mv Iron unrl Vxing Jig Nfllll Nulrlvririy .llr'If1I. Page Sixty-on lndustrial Arts 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 reckless driving. llvul 'I'rf'uling Jlrtul. Ilrm'lm11Iiny 1'f1rln11rr'tn1w null Hf'111'rurm'.v. Ising Hn' l,r1!lif'. Drilling Pipv. l"iui.vh ny' IIII UI'f'l'lIIllIl Joh. Page Sixty-two lndustrial Arts 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. f'll1'4'li'lll!l thc' I"iIr' f'4llIilH'l. 'Hn' lnl1'ii'fu'if',v uf il Itluvprinl .ll1lr'hiH1'. l'llr'f'lvir1g1-Iliff 1'ff1lli1IllIf'Hf. lwrvlnpiriy lfllll'11l'llIlN. .t Hl'4lll'l1ljl .tlnmxl l'o1npIr't1'rI. Page Sixty-thiuv sid ,I f Irnnfing Dorn' Nlnpx Nmirliny on fl Pnrtrzblp Smulm' f'l7l'r'Ix'ill-U Trmlg Beginning Woodworking 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. nl fwrrr' of 'l'rmIs .tpplying Nluin I-'in-ishiny 'l'mn'I:fw 1 111111111 11 11111111 .l.v.v1'111l1I11111 f'1'1l111' Jf11111i1111 1111 IC1 f'I11'vl I-Xdvanced Woodworking 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 wood finishing. 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 111111111 ll ti'11111I l,11ll11' I'1'11111'1' llw' 111 tl lfllllll Nllll' inent, shop cooperation, and related 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- workinq classes. f'I11'1'I.'i1111 'l'1111I.v 11111 .ll111.'i1111 ll 111111 l Commercial Department 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 world. For success in an office position, one must possess an interesting per- .tflrliuy 'l'h1'n1 VII l'unzptrm11'If'r l'4m.w-tous Ultiw' .lXNl.YfllIIfV un life .Vllli'l' Tflllf N1ll'l'll IIrmkIt'f'r'11i11y Niniplifiml lfll'ffljl'IlIllI'U1l1'I'1lf1l -.1 - -F - Commercial Department 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 calculator. 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. tltnu lx S1'1'in1l,s- l:llXillf'NN lltrwuta' 'l'r1.r f'f.l'1l1'I'f "lll'tjlIlfjl" ljI'U1lll'IllN In Nnlrw llflfllllllll .tt-vuttlifx I-'iliny t'1l1'r'l.'ing1 .l1't'1lllHf,Y 'L it :pw If Ilrtl' 'l'u'u l'f'1'!'f'r'f Ulwfs ' tn' 'l'hry1 lmnwf Xu! Too Thin I11l1'u1n1f In NVIT1' H47 Il lfl'f'Il r ll Nlrfliyhi Pgqe Sixtyeeiglit Home Economi A very procticc 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 dccomplishments, tr cooking cldsses git buitet luncheons or teos throughout tl yeor tor the rnembe of the fciculty. Only the girls ci dllowed to tdke tl semester course in sei ing. Study is based c units which ore usei to dll girls where clot ing is concerned. Chi emphasis is on fund mentcil principles sewing, construction simple gdrment consumer buying, cu selection of clothe Girls ore urged to pil sent their individu problems for Gloss di cussion ond CII'1C1lYS' wwf gf' f if f 1 ' f 'Y Q ' 4 P., - Nu Q i?'fmH35 Y gif " 'X 1 WK. :E Y fx f, X ff A I WTQQ ' M Qf 1 ? , ,,. 5: 4 . ,.Q. . li 94:7 'aQ44h,,x ff .4 Q ,L ' ,J A-is i Ks "" m""'f"""F A fi ... WL., I ft 1 ..., , NPR V .1 1. Q . ff. Zn, ' - I P 'wi' gy v 'x V M I si! ' 25 5 ' J' llfilcr--I'11 .-lrlixls lt'1'f1'rr'11f'f'.v lfrrnri flu' l,ih1'11ry Invinmtir' f'III'IH'1l 1 llvllvf' "Imp" 'I'uIks Illfiyflzinr' 1,l1tV1lI'jl Thr fnily Iff-mrrl or Il ,-tlnuul flu' I'k1' English 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- rounded education. 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. Page Seventy :muh I l'hl.v.w l'1'1'p411'i11g for Junim' Prom Singing f'lI'l'PH'h .Nm llrnrll NfIlI1t'llfN I'rf'1u1rIng1 l,ixf1'ni11y In I"or1'ign Ii'f'f'm'1lx l,i.wlf'ning In l"ur4 ll Ilnllx 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 Ih'm1rI1'r1xI.v Foreign Language 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 language. Page Sev enty-one Mathematics 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 training. .t Sinrly in Iiolrmy If'.w llvrul l'fl1'f'll'if'ffjI, nur lfrirml Tl'SflIIfl I"ourlx U'i.vf' Inznkx Ptngv St-vi-nty-two Science 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 pride. Nulirls ,-tuylfs I"14tnrr' N11rrf'j1m'.w l,f'11r1iing1 N11m'Ir'1ll.v .X'nu', 'I'I1ix lx Il Yural Nlivlf Paint Si-vviity-tlirvo Sociol Science 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 toricol events. 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. .l Nlirflff nf' our lt'nf'lf1 .I I'Ifl,x'.v .1Iul'14' lfllflylinfllirr Iilnha' 'liulflnyf .I ,Il-l!Ill1'4I1 1'Iflx.w'fmn1 N.-rrir i':: i .l.- in , , 1 fa 'E 13 15 wa N " 9' ig '25 5? A -P W as E 'N 'Nr Y "I is fy -. g OV v Q. T3 W .N- r' f M I F I .. . 'Wi-. ' A 'mf W ..: ,A ,,..: L l! N N 1' f 1 W 4 , Q 5 aff? if dv 1 Senior Girls' Glee Club 'lot Row: Moore, Cassens, Priegel, Ross, Graves, Schaeffer, Schumacher, Randall, Scholer, finders, Atkin Bushman, Drewes, id Row: Slack, Cunningham, Gatheinan, Hartleb, Alt. Bmdstiuw, Brandenburg. Fiis Row: Angell, Liese, Godar, Reichholdt, Auteri, Scott. O'Dorinell, Morrocco 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. Page Seventy-six F t-V 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 everyone. 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. Page Seventy-seven Mixed Chorus Tor Row: Bonney, Wurth, Manies, Callahan, Kremer, Schorr, Fitting, Sheehan, Willems, Walker, Webb, 'Thiel Thompson, Aubuchon. Qetond Row: Enrifo, Meeks, Randall, Kurz, Schreimann, Beger, Zimmer, Larkin, Openlander, Carter, Graves, Seqelho Huggins. 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 performance. 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 others. 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 school. Page Seventy-eight 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 work. 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 Moss. ltr t Row: Parker, l. Vu-ber, lim Herticli, Trauterinan, Giblin, Turk, Wilhelm, Iolmston, Zackrnan, Bardol, Beck, Pattrm Page Seventy-nine 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 admitted. 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 is necessary. 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 their uniforms. 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. Page Eighty lunior Girls' Glee Club i 1 Top Flaw: Nichols, Hotscn, Wibtnelman, Rossel. Fourth Row: Smwelliorst, Venverloli, l-lamm, Burns, Porter, luekina, Nobellna, Sinz, Coen:- lavnbsuri 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, Viiixiiioi' 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 time arrives. Page Eighty-one lunior Orchestra l 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, Willcut Crues. 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 or Band. 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. Page Eighty-two lunior Band 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. Page Eighty-three Senior Orchestra 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. Page Eighty-four Senior Bond 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 close-crttentiveness. 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 qucrlity. 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 games. 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 school. Pinto Eighty-fivc ' for 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 school. Specialties Paqe Eighty-six Ars Otticex s Ptvsttlvltl Mary ivlatusttk Seflet ity Holi Payne bptsnsoi 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- FOR ACCURACY Bookkeeping Club mental knowledge of the applica- tions and operation of common office machines. 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, Page Eighty-seven Sis F OR S P E Shorthand Club ED 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 Officers President La Ver ne Roth Vice-President Betty Hansen Sect etary Kenneth Glasser Treasurer Doris l.f1n' inert Spf-nsm 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- tion exercise. Pane Eightyveiqht is FOR PERFECTION Typing Club 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. Officers President Mary DeZern Secretary Florence Tamil Sponsor 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 typing club. Page Eighty-nine is FOR EXPRESSIUN 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,' Officers Prr-sideiit Nr-lvu Midget Vi"i'llrr1Si',leIii Filson Hiloy fifviwt :ry fifiiiili Bcity Win Trciisi roi ltinc Millei Ilyvuns i Mr. lack Pollock stef 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. Page Ninety 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 available. 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 IS FOR ACTGRS 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 Cfficers President Dolores Plinski Set rotary Evelyn Foelsch Sponsor Miss lvltrrttm Tillman actors are brought out, and the mem- bers of the audience gain by learn- ing to avoid the same errors themselves. 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 Lands." t1'hr'n Im Wv Fume' in? Page Ninety-one is PoR TOLERATION 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. Cfficers President Mary De Caro Vice-President Richard Vogt Secretary lohn Archer Treasurer Francis lftickher Sponsor 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. Page Ninety-two C 1 S FOR COSMOPOLITAN Foreign Correspondents Hawaii, China, France, England, ECJYDT, and Italy are only a few of the countries in which the Foreign Correspondents Club members are interested. 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 received. 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." Officers President Helen Denley Vice-President Violet Whitwell Secretary Marie Fleer Sponsor Mr. Iames Ci. Hixson Top Row: Robertson, Scholer, Furber, Noble, Glauser, Mellis, Denley, Mansfield. First Row: Meyer, Fleer. Smith, Whitwell, Chapman, Edwards, Gorman, McConnell. Page Ninety-three is iloiz TEST TUBES Chemistry Club 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,' Page Ninety-tour EOR EXPERIMENT lunior Science Club To further the interest of junior .t Iufurr Wirwzliwl N ivttnx onscrs lxr sitit nt i . Ottim li s lmvoid Zuiiiwt Vt't:ltc:' tfsclilmvt' 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. Page Ninetyllive is PoR RAPID Senior Girls' Ping Pong Club Top Row: Scott, Hubeli, Horn, Heinsohn, Phipps, Stimptl, Courtney. First Row: Volkert. Silberman, Taylor, Tracy, Duffy, McClinton. Officers President Delores Taylor Secretary Marjorie Laramie Sponsor 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 games. 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. Page Ninety-six 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 recreational organization. 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 several clubs. Officers President Ralph Gieselrutux Vice-President Dick Brengartner Secietury Den Criesedievl: Sponsor 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. Page Ninety-seven is FOR MUSCLES Wrestling Club Top Row: Thompson, Dunbar, Lammert, I-iild, Homewood, Rudy. First Row: Weber, Gaskill, Thiedke, Dixon, Pardue, Trauterman. Officers President Ralph Rudy Vice-President Lawrence Lammert Sponsor 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 championship. Page Ninety-eight S is Fon SKI LL 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. Officers President Alfred Kuennen Vice-President Nolfiert Stfirkley Secretary Gerald Zellinqor Sponsor 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. Page Ninety-nine Cm 'Foil CREATIVE 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 Officers President Bill Kfxlil Vim President Ianies Rohn Secretary Sponsor Marian Metzger 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- ished product. 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. Paar One Hundred 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. Officers President Mildred Yung Vice President Louise Sclrrnidt Secretary Gladys Buwcn Treasurer' Doris Sclir'ieif.ier' Sponsor 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 reauisites. l ft lm ox! 11 Svrzrf Page One Hundred Ono is r1oR COORDI ATIO Concert Dance Club Toy' Row: loidrrri, Ciiisw, Bushman, Schwartz, Houlle, Fchiiriirrclicr, V. Krrrriier, Durirhy, ltrfrwfr, lirtvrlzzlwrw. 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 Aiifqrvll. 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 work. 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 group. Olll4'+'iYf3 President Fr-irives liiiissfielrl Vice-Presiclerit Ele-mor Qt irizsfii Sect et rry Ruth Ntimller Trctrsurer Ann O'Cwririm Sponsor Una' 'l'rr0,' Ii'ia'It',' Hrs. Eur rr f" rr rirwiilv-: Page One Hundred Two FOR VERSATILE .tflvr Working Ilourx Officers President lane Meyer Secretary Iris Phillip Spenser 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- mount importance. Top Row: Meyers, Samet, Elliott, Winter, Schneider, Betta, Bergman, I-lagemeyer. First Row: Phillips, Whittaker, Foster, Kellogg, Buchanan, Tlromcm, Harrington. Page One Hundred Three A 'L ' Xxll . f' ad' -' 5 B spells Page One P-L-A-Y A Well-balanced educational program provides recreational tacilities tor all students. Not only physical but also mental activi- ties are included in Normandy's "play" department. 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. Hund d F rf'-'err , , B 1" 'ln ' ' I V is for 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. Sports 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 any defeat. 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. Varsity Football 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 higher scores. Schedule 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 Weigelt, Aubuchon. 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 R. Ray. Page One Hundred Seven is PoR KICK "C" Football 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. Schedule 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, a guard. 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. Schedule 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 Whittonburq. 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 Varsity Basketball 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 judgment. 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 competition experience. Schedule Benld ....,.,,. Normandy McBride .,... Normandy Flat River . Normandy Beaumont . Normandy Maplewood Normandy Riteriour Normandy Wellston ........,,.... Normandy Kirkwood ,.....,..... Normandy U. City ..... Normandy Webster Normandy Clayton Normandy St. Charles Normandy Ritenour .............. Normandy Wellston .............. Normandy Webster ......,....... Normandy Maplewood Normandy Page One Hundred Ten Pts FOR FOUL 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. Scores 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 Soccer Team 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 qarnes. 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. Sciipdulf- South Side Southwest ..... ...... St. lohns .,., ...... Charninade Clayton .,,..... ...... Country Y?-Liy .,...,.. Central Catholic .... Pane One Hundred Tw:-lv-1 Noiinaitdy Noi nit t ndy Noi nit tndy Nalin' Indy Normandy Normandy Normandy CIS The tean1's record in the district Fon CHA MP Varsity Wrestling 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 consecutive years. 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 second award. Fvhedule 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 Varsity Baseball 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. Schedule 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 sports. Schedule 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, Williamson, Weber. First Row: Findley, L. Bonney, Rudy, Mellies, Kroehnke, Huber, Yeomans, Reiners, Wurth, Byrne, Collett. 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 tracksters. Schedule 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 with. St. Louis County Athletic Association Meet MCH 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 HE.. ffDu 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 IE t 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. Schedule Maplewood Normandy4Won U. City-Normandy-eWon Webster-NormandyfLost ClaytonfNorrnandy-Lost To Be Played Ritenour-Normandy Iennings-Normandy Wellston'Normandy Page One Hundred Eighteen 1. if ,Vg :ai 1 .fP 'f 5.4 U A vi. y -'. 1- x -L12 Q ff page '-f .,v-M" Q- af ,fl 6, +--R, 'safe-gg., :I 1 ,JQ A n . it 1, "'-NM Q? a, , W4 Q I Lf A mia X . if f YW L M' ,, s ,W .-I. 39 :ft- "fx .I :I . ER, 'N 4 . K.:-E.. I ' ',.3 ' -. .. ' J, 'iw 'Ji ffv::f"'Jzef'34 up Y ,, 1' '- Q ,wt MW 11' ' mm -Fv'igl15,4,,.w Q v Q if 'A 35' 'kai' z I , i P, WRUIIIPW K .nv f ,, I ' I 2 9 A . , X , B .2 'x ,v, wwf X, "M'52zL a4u4 ,f ? P L 5, 1 Q .wif Q ' I ,aim 9 i 5 ., f rx ' ' A 2.7 Q ESE? 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Q , 4 f A iw, X P - . 1 1 lg 'L g W ,P Qfw X f bi' 5 I mfr g wf f , Q , H H , v , ,gw , K F Intramural Sports 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 most popular. 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, vF'llll'fl5. l'iii1i!li ltfiw: K--itll-i, Vfilnliiiiiii. Hiizsliiiiiiii, "xii-mel, Whntzel, A. Wlwyify, Oh. rinfriii, Knit' ii, in it-,t11I,1, lfliirly. '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, ltiiiiimwll. E-iw-iiiinl How: Q'-fiiiinz, lmiz, lt--iw-i, Vv'1liif1i'.:s, Miiiin, Polnliiii lfli 'len-1, l.1i-rw, Vliiifrtii-lil lt 11:27--ll Scliiividor. 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 teoin. 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. Uttit'urs stdout ltltiiioii Molton V1 0 l'i-tsitiwii' Flsiw lttwlc N Intl-IVY lit tisiiivr K 5 unswr Inillllki lliilvtix 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 club. 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, k'tiivst1t'k. lt iiitli How: Coniifl, lxlvlflliiiifa, Htrlvirx. Goldlitwk, Benoist, Goelilwl, iipllsir, Kvlsivk, Pettiq, ltltli Hut Vviivt-rloli. v: Stvtfiri Stnlil Hmillv, lwinv, Willitims P' UTP O11-H H1iii:tivc'lTwo :ity-tlii me ., 5 VW'5f' 5 Q ff gf3f?Fv ,f .. JM" ' -w f L ' .f , v f 1, ' vs Q v , . . 6 I K ' ,U ' is W H if E " "N, t I 'gi' mi, BZ 1 , 4 I 5 9 Q whiff, lk n g 1 Q -, C51 F- 5 c 5 Q ,ff . L4vJ"n,'f?i m LKLW 5 .A L F H FT Q M , Q, -4 '.' S . I ' I V 'y 1 3 , f , . X, y 0 5 XX t ,Q , , -W f ? 5 E 3 5, 2 LF 9 ,WGN 9 ' Yr 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 classes. 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 is for 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' extra-curricular interests. A remarkable tact is that hobbies change so little from year to year. Pa Hobbies ge One Hundred Twenty-six is FOR GLAMOUR Personality Club 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. Ofticers President Natalie Pierce Secretary Mt nion Meyer Sponsor 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 adjustment. 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 contest. 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 ID 'Ipit Row: Votirl, Flood, Scliultz, Smitty Min nfli. xlfllvris lie sid' nt lftriiy .wimtn ,-wwiwttiiy llffTlUVtilI flvliulli' fiitrziisrti 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. 1 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 FoR LIGHTING V141 ' 11111. Nun' Ottitbei s P 1 iuidi-nt lolin Hiscli 'lvl :I Y Fiwnk B' nsfi' tilt. lqttxvwzd Hitoller 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 Officers President Betty Yetter Vice-President Geraldine Slierill Secretary Frances Hea Treasurer Prrtrivirr Foley Sponsors 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- matically. 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- sponsors. Page One Hundred Thirty S 5 1 PORSTITCHES 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 third group. Top Row: Stefleu, Hallman, Greselrrran, Osierrrrerer Wrdrrmr. First Row: Ross, Kelly, Ludwig, Goldbeck, Henirhlioldt. Officers President Marion Bailman Vivo-President Patsy Hunt Secretary lvirrydetrrr Fittjo 'l're.rsr11e1 Potty Mae Gieselmrrn Sponsor 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. Jlrulzml l'rurI1u'liun Page One Hundred Thirty-one is FOR NIMB LE lunior Boys' Tumbling Club l 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 schools. 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 sport. Officers President Sylvester Haubrick Secretary Edwin Hoppe Sponsor 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. Officers President Shirley Gentner Vice-President Marie Stuehmeyer Secretary Donna Gablor Sponsor 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 ' :.. Num rn 1r,t It lin ytl-V, W'livi:1r",', VVirfriiM', Wrifilit, l"frtilfiy, L. Spririgli, Norton, Sfillnurri, N--:fn-ll, Sclwrlilt. Nlil Ti 1 -zarucrit 'Win-Fw lllftrlblll I llr it 1151 11 I in ilu' Imrl: C,7lll1'4'!S lrtivlirirql Hurtt sirlent Ntwn. he-iiclslcfi l'lllt1lif'S Hfifrlr'-y 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 grace. 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 SE 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 lfeitivlu, Giuzuz. 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 Giotgietei, Berinel. 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 be clone. In Hu' .ilumlf Page One Hundred Thirty-five is ir o R G L I lunior Airplone Club DE I 'iw HM'-'2 ' ir, i. I li- . .. I R. t ilfiivii Ili. L.1i1f'liI Iktizvitl ll4itll"l I'1n.I istiiiiwiiv-1' il!-ii iiitiiiy Bill liaiiiliiigi l'lii:iliisL'i1iiis Tin iizsfii Mi. Iiiiiii-:, tiill:-liin Mi. Ai win I. iiissf-ii uf'-, ww .:, -, ii- 1: I, , fi 1510 V fin ,iw 13.4, 1,5-N Lf, ., ' - ' ' ., T-I H- .I -i. it-' .I i,.v:. 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 I II K iiit "is ii it Ii I I n I-I iii I' iii I 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 twenty-live cents. 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. iindied TlIlll'y"1il PoR WHOA lmrfr f'llIH iffy! Olii wus: L J Pivsioent lane Linclors View Pi osident Sovretary Sponsor Nancy Ostermcioi lime Bromwich 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 over hurdles. 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 Teen-Age Club Top Row: Haines, Mellies, Hageman, Audrain, Spanqerxberg, First Row: Schultz, Schnzelz, Lewton. Bayer. Hagan, Lundberg. Officers President Hottie Svhrnelt' Vice-President Virginia Hagemun Secretary Gloria Lewton Sponsor 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 questions. 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 together. 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. Collectors Club 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 leaves. had large 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. Officers President llna May Sparks Vice-President Frank Willman Secretary Bob Fierce- Sponsor 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 I S Fon RHYTHM 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 tt nnf. 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 'TI mill ,HIP Nlwiv Xu H'ullf'luu'r'1' Oilivnrs Picsiflt-nt lfltziion lvlglton lJ1N'I0ltIIY Mwxino lshivis 'lxtorisrtis Mis. lfliztiltvtlx Stilineifloi Miss lVltIl'l'lI1 Musgrtive Mnsiw 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 il itty, Ntiitlr, Mis, Bovli, ii-iuahf ity. :il It -n: hid, l.wit'.i, K-'lly. Smitl Uiiivvt 11 w V - livsiaviit Dwitilit Lodvli lfirw' llr-isiclont Hudiuy liudy tx :ot .ry Ray Coral Spit-tis. 1 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 anagrams. Wlmiv Ilia' llumnljff Page Cm- Hundred Forty-one lunior Game Club F I I n 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. for Activities N,,1' Page One Hundred Fortyethree ASE. mn ull' 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. Officers President lose McClinton Vice-Pi esident Bobby Payne Secretary Virginia Lueking Treasurer Melba Smith Sponsor 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. Olficers President Bill Stanley Vit'ePresiderit Myron Wiglttnicn Secretary Don Kansleiner Treasuler Peggy Rathert Sponsor Mr, Eayniond Gesvl. Top Row: Mr. R. Oesch, Grue, Flicker, Wansteinsr, Stahl, McCumber, Pace, I-lutson, Hallvax, Mattlaqe, Stunlev. 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 1 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 tftfi-w is C'-ipitiiiri Nririntzn tim kntnii lit tilt iifiiits iifilpliN1t'kel ltoltinrl Htivtiiiiiiellf-i llivlc Wit ltily lit-iii--is ffl Vyiszi Mis, Cwiirxi v lu Liyllllx I till attendance. 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 Foil ORD Ulu' Nffp 111 ll Tinu' l itriiiisg First Frou: Patil Wiltitxins S- void Flori: Poli Svliwriizi Tiiiid Floor: Clitiiles ionnsoii Qi t iist ii Mi. Huy Oosvli E R 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 lunior Hiqhi 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 Boy Scouts '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 Eiw ivr-is Gvortgc Fuclis Bob Riley !Xtllvltip4'S Vnivvs Tr'-rry XIVY lt mt rt Iirrk Zclvoial-L l' iiitlifis X. fiom- llustwl .wceittiitistw Mr. 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 seniors. 'l-1 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 all-around rnan. 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 organization. Via- C1116lll.I1f'lIvC'lli'ti"-'fiftli' 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 Girl Scouts 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. Officers President lean Frett Vice-President Shirley Deane Set'1'wtirry Mary Ratlieit Treasurer Evelyn Foelscli Sponsor Miss Norma Kissner a special treat, they went on a camping trip, which lasted over the weekend. instead of working under patrol leaders this year, the girls elected officers who took charge of the activities. ' Xrzturc Study Page One Hundred Forty-nine is rfoR N E W S Courier Top Rvw: Kitittli, Crillirliaii, Noble, Yooiiicins, Conierford, Speiirrt-r, Hviusstv.-ttri, Srlireiiiitiriii, Mr. Iiiviii. 'l'liiid Row: Kirt.-liner, Anderson, Burroughs, Ficberts. Kroehnlcrv, Vorks, Loobr-r, F-rquin, Otit-rio'-iiiit-r. Ihr--oiicl Huw: Mrs. Still, Mullersiiiriri, Viltiitwoll, Kinibrel, Moss, Matti, Held, Klinkortuss, Vt'ill'i0liii. Pliipps. 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 nation. 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. Sttitt Make-Up Editor Andy Coinerford News Editor Ed Luuiniers Sports Editor Houlsion Krietinr-yer Assistant Editors Peaqy Klinkerfuss Betty lvlcitli Business lflanaaer Milford Leven:- Ptiqe Ono Hundred Fifty is FoR R E C O R D SagaStaff 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 publication. 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 next year. Division Editors Classes Ed fflinak Seniors Hal-:ind Buchmueller Activities Nancy Pointon Features lack Mueller Curriculum: Gloria: Wilmsmnier Boys' Athletics Dick Walker Girls' Athletics 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, Kirchner. 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 lift is roiz OBLE l-li-Y 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, Srliru-111+ xnn. 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- nk. U'l1w'1".w fllflvi' Olin l'1f'1siz1r 'nt 'VIH Itivk hers! vll'1'pl1'SlliPlll llt7l'lYPIOVt,1Sl .ivwrwl ily lW111lK'oe1i11kv 'lun-trsuiwi losr-lvl14Cli1ito11 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 affairs. 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. Swingsters 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. Officers President Bob Carter Vit'e-President Ann Pace Secretary Virginia Cunningliani TFC-lSUI'9T Art Webb Sponsor 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 "sings" Iiurlwr Shop IIIIVIIIIHIH Page One Hundred Fifty-three is Fora BOO Library Girls KS 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 Mnckiessel. 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, and shelve. 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 through college. 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 CE Qffice Force 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 graduation. 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 a whole. Page One Hundred Fifty-tivo is FOR TRIC Spelling Team KY Top Row: Mr. Oesch, Swenson, Deutsch, Furber, Lueking, Laramie. First Flow: Sporcic, Miller, Maschmeier, Pace, Phipps, Kelly. Scores lncarnate Word ............., I3 Normandy .... 23 St. Elizabeths Academy..l9 Normandy .... 20 McBride ...... ................... 2 7 Normandy ,..r Z0 Daguerreotype, d-a-g-u-e-r-r-e-o- 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 ' for E cellence 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 Gerst. 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 admitted. 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 work. 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 year. Officers President Van Buschart Vice-President lose MCClinton Secretary lack Gerst Treasui er Doris Scholcnecht Sponsor 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 society. 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. Oftirers President Sarah Bowman Vicevl-'resident Lloyd Grass Secretary Betty Westaver I I K Myron Wiqhtrnan activities of all students are kept Sponsor 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 q er 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 IS FOR BR WN Letiermerfs Club '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. llll'l F "" l'V4l1I llufll Wltit- VIC f-fc' Vi tl' l,y 'h, MVC ntfin, ?s'liv.uf'i.i. . tw.. ,f , . m, i ur , nc r , 11 Nair Sir Ilovrn Officers Pr wsiclont Pr1ulVoClcs Sw 'rf'-tt iry-T1 et :su fir onsoi tor Norman Floul-:mrrn 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 rookies. 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' N N 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 "N" Girls 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 nw: Smith Kffti-z v -mzil li. lifliiyir, Ansssif-kr-r, Robszrtfcri, Sclsiziirr-lit Lftiriiifirizi, ivldinan, Kiiviimx. M l il Qfiw: iw.u1', H ..:'.-r kucris, l'l-'xnrii-li, Viliristv-:d, Mill l.-iflni-in, Mizxtir., Pitt-. Giitiiizri, A. M. Miyixf. Oltive'-is Frwsidciit Molina Stliilll V1 'e-Posideiit Mary ldfe'-uliari Svflvl Hy lil-nie Aussieker Timisixror' Tliflina Qaons Fgiciispi 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. -9 -- f'll1lill'N lla'l1u'rx I-' nn- Oni' Hundred Sixty-one 1sifoR POI Grchesis SE 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. Otiicers 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 Whole. 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, Officers President Geraldine Herrrnanr Sen retarry Mary O'Neil Sponsor' 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 Cctave Club. 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 Art Society Top Row: Henneke, Drews, Math, Schmoll, Wurth, Rehn, Martin, Roberts, R. Weitz. First Row: Wecikley, Petersen, Midget, D. VVeit7., Kirchner, Short, Reichhold, Miss McCloud. Officers Presizlent Patricia Fteichhcldt Vice President Betty Math Secretary Treasurer Marjorie Drewes Sponsor 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 museum. 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 lllflllll 1111 Il111xI11111s I 1111 l111 'I'l11'.v1' lfllkjl U'4IIll!ll .l l!111111111I 1111' H11' l,111l,11 Illljl lu 'fir .l lliylll .lllifllllf lfi11l11jliNfx 'll 1111111 II11 111111111x I'111'11Ii111' I1'11l1'.v II11' f'Il1I .lll l'J.111'.s' 'I'111111r1l II11' Q111'1 I"111'11'111'1I, .1I111'11l1 I'1'i1'111g11 1111 H11' 'l'1'I1'11I11 P11170 Onv Hundred Slxty-live :11.vIf1't.v Ifl'l'1' 1'111111'.v H11' 11111111111 Carolyn Cox ECOTBALL QUEEN 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 popularity. Ptiqtr Ong H U71 Betty Cassens HARVEST QUEEN 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. Delores Kirchner 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. Vero Kremer VALENTlNE QUEEN 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. indi eo Marion Melton Maid-of-Honor Bill Slonley Most Popular Ninth-Groder Anno Moe Meyers 1940 Soqci Queen lose lVIoClinton Most Popular Senior Boy POI-IddS h 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 Iliff Urn' lfff' lfrwrllfwrlfrflxl Mx. U ML, um! l,1'Illll ' for Service 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 school lite. Page One Hundred S9VSI'll n Mothers' Club 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 toztclicrza. 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 occostoms. 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. ttflift-is l'rfsidf'iit Mrs. W, kj, it :tlv-rt Vivo Pt'xSt'l4"l1l Mis. lf li. VL it Tir-ttsttrt-I Vr:-. I. ix. littvzs Sci-'iwtwiy tfvzt. ff. S itiullt-1 1 ww' llitit:lrf'ctS-vvrttytw-1 Officers 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 lunior Auditorium. 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 P. TA 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 spiritual education. 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 Custodians 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 inadequate. 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 Cafeteria Staff 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 parties. 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, or Easter. Page One Hundred Seventy-five Transportation 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- portation. 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 laboratories. 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. ,. Z3 Transportation 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 proud. Normandy's Fleet of Buses .. .-fl v " .tiff ,U . 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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 Mljlberry I 246 We Make a Specialty Of High Grade STOKER COAL MORE PURE HEAT RER TON ZEIGLER . . . ZENITH . . . CARTERVILLE 40 Years in Wellston Page One Hundred Eiq lrty-one ,.,,,.i-l- ,.,..l-,,i.l- 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 Lincoln Schools. WM. B. ITTNER, Inc. Architects 911 LOCUST STREET CEntruI 1767 Exclusive Agents for BEL-NOR Subdivision U58 Natural Bridge Avenue Knickmeyer-Fleer Realty 8: Inv. Co REALTORS 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 EVerqreen 9690 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. ECONOMY LIVE POULTRY MARKET 6224 Natural Bridge EVergreen 8560 CHOICE MEATS AN VEGETABLES Fresh Fruits in Seas 7000 Natural Bridge I U-SAN-O CORPORATION 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 LAWTON-BYRNE-BRUNER Insurance Agency Company Pierce Building MAin 5540 I WITH COMPLIMENTS NORMANDY STATE BANK Nonnandy. Mo. I CQMPLIMENTS or A F R I E N D . . . For Your Next Order . . . AL 81 JOHNNIE'S MARKET AI. LAMMERT . . . IOHN STECKEHT EVerqreen 8628 6208 Natural Bridge Road We Deliver Sellelvlode Music Is Self-Mode Happiness We Are Ever Ready to Serve You Courteously t d lnlelliqently EY Op 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 FRED SCHMITT MATERIAL COMPANY "Complete Building Material Service" 650 ROSEDALE DE1rrmr 3111 d E qhtyzild i i W T 4 . WMS-. 'N A a 1 v n ot' .A 122' bx Q H ,kwa-W Fail I' v'3'X 02' Q v Q 'H ' T, I -im , L' Q ' -L! ' 1 1 -1" . ' . , 6.- ' y 1-'Sl ' ..f'f1x-' Z5' i . : xx? , , , . mi, n , V J 5 v gf ? 'tb' - if - fiifw- 1 i naxxx Ni! F, .,-QA M xv, V' ,v Fr P dvi ,. sf, T 14 I-2 9 l. 0. r' Q Ld ' fi""' sk I f Aa - is gf 6 rv ,L .Qs- 5 '14, ., ,1 1 'f wif ff C, I f I JW 1 11X 13 'T ,gg Qs. u V QUALITY DAIRY co., unc. NONE BETTER PRODUCTS 4630 W. Florissant Avenue GOodfeIIow 6000 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 ...COMPLIMENTSOF... GUILD OPTICIANS SCHMECKEQESSSSIZIQI4 COMPANY 610 OLIVE 518 N. GRA NORMANDY HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA GOOD FOOD LOW PRICES GENEBOUS SAVINGS PATRONIZE YOUR SCHOOL CAFETERIA PqOHdd LINDENWOOD COLLEGE 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. PROFESSIONAL PHARMACISTS l504 HODIAMONT AVE. EVerqreen 5477 have you, and I am sure you will be interested VILLAGE HILLS in the program here. compumnn' 6822 Myron Avenue of . VV W . IOHN L' ROEMER' Pfesldem E g2f?p1eteCrSreDff1've' vrmm Mnxrrr ' st sex NM'-40 sa. Charles, Mo. Mszxrslr vrscillmarss 306' Pug' A"- AND GROCERIES Movie and Candid Cameras-All Makes D E T E R S General Photographic Supplies SERVICE STATION 1640 Lucas and Hunt Road WE BUY, SELL OR TRADE Easy Terms . . . No Down Payment Liberal Trade-in Allowance CAMERA EXCHANGE 2650 Park Avenue GRand 1767 Il Your Hair lsn't Becoming to You, You Should Be Cominq to Us at the ETHEL JOHNSTON BEAUTY SHOPPE 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 CLASS RINGS INVITATIONS DIPLOMAS MEDALS TROPI-HES ATHLETIC AWARDS FRATERNITY AND SORORITY IEWELRY FRANK A. DOOLING REpub1ic 0303 329 Summit Avenue WEBSTER GROVES. MO. Page One Hundred Eighty-sev Y Royal Typewriter Company, Inc. PROMPT, FREE DELIVERY SERVICE GODAT DRUGS 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 OF WELLSTON 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 PHILLIPS "SS" GREASINC1 . . . CAR WASH . . . LUBRICATION 7253 NATURAL BRIDGE ROAD IDEAL BARBER SHOP 8526 Natural Bridge Road CARSONVILLE, MO. THE HOUSE OF FINE ART Your Patronaqe Solicited ISTIC HAIR-CUTTING P ERtY' E I PEPP PEPP I FROM THE STUDIOS OF. . ooooQaoQoosoooooosQooooonooosoooooooooooaeaoaaaononoooouoonouo oouoonoooooosooo.oo,oo'oo.u,n,oo,ov.oo.n'oo.w.n,oo.oo.w,n.oo.oo.oo,oo'co.oo'u'oo.u.n'n.n.o4'oo.oo.o4oonuuoonoouooonoaoonoo oo . O S. 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