Normandy High School - Saga Yearbook (Normandy, MO)

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It is our hope that the future Ameri- can hero will not do his fighting on the battle- fronts hut on the humanitarian fronts of the world. May the school training that these heroes receive carry them through their many coniiicts and make them victorious over all opposition, in the Amer mn Jia 0 vrmaudy 5 U15 7943 Staff Editor-in-Chief - Business Manager Circulation Manager Advertisinff Manager Z1 Assistant Advertising Faculty Adviser - School Photography Manager BLANCHE STODDARD CHARLES SMITH MYRON WIGHTMAN DON DAVIS TERESA GILARDI Miss MARY PITNEY MR. 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The Board is the highest authority in the school system, and hence it has the greatest burden of responsibility in matters concerning the schools that make up the Normandy District. A tremendous amount of work is done by the Board, with the single goal of providing the best possible educational opportunities for Normandy residents. The success of their work may easily bc seen by viewing the high standard of excellence existing in our schools. The brilliant work of the Board is responsible for this. ive often take the fine efforts of this group for granted, but a glance at other school districts not blessed with such a capable staff will show us how really fortunate we are to have such men guiding the destiny of our district. This year, through the efforts of our Board co- operating with other county schools, Amendment Number 1, essential to student welfare, was passed. Another new development, the bus garage, was erected and furnished with equipment by the direc- tion of the board. Many more important duties are carried out yearly by this efficient group. Some of these duties include: night-school study, land- scaping, part-time employment of students, and college scholarships and financial aid for deserving graduates. Normandy is especially fortunate in having a Board of Education whose members believe in combining the best methods of past educators with the better trends in modern progressive teachings. The result is a combination which produces the One oi Normundy's fleet of twelve buses, which are housed in the new spacious garage provided by our Board of Education. will-mliiiflvcl, SllI'1'0SSl'Lll lypm- ul sluclvnl aSSm'ial,Pfl willi Lliv iX0l'llliUlCly Dislrivl. 'lllius has thc lmurcl uvlvfl with ills usual ff-cling for lmlumzc and wiscloin. lJl'0llllK'lIlQl ii l1ill'lIlUlli4JllS lxlenfl of ruiisciwailisiii and prngress. Aclrlcfl work liroiiglit on by the war cluesrfl seem lu alloc! lliv 6llll'iPlll'f of lhv sr-liool lmalxl, for all pmlwloins limo lmccn Siuwrvssliilly mol. Bad living rwmditimms of 1-hildren uf war-workers. enlarged svlmul f5IIl'0lll11Ulll, irisiillivimil hooks at the begin- A Favorite Enhance to the Vocational Building and the Cafeteria MR. FRED B. MILLER, A.M. Superintendent of Normandy Schools UCCESS and progress in Normandy School District are the responsibility of its super- intendent. Mr. Fred R. Miller. Though his problems are niany' and yaried, he always greets the student hody and faculty niemhers with a friendly' smile and a spirit of ready co-operation. Putting horniandy' schools on a war-time basis was no easy' job hut Mr. Millcrfs enthusiasm and energy' never lagged. MRS. CIQXEVIEVE FRAXK, A.lVl.. teaches Eng- lish and Spanish to senior high students. Her experiences for niany' years in the Philippine lslands make her classes among the most interesting in school. Classes in citizenship, American history, and world history kept MRS. MARIE l'lARlilSON, RS., husy through her first year at Normandy. The sponsor of the riding cluh is MISS RUBI ROYCE, AB., who teaches junior niath and assists in coach- ing senior girls: sports. MlSS CHARLYNE FEAHNLEY teaches sewing, junior foods and health. As leader of the Red Cross activities in the junior school, she sponsored many projects. Secretary' to Mr. Miller and the Roard of Educa- tion. MRS. JEAB FRITSCHE, RS.. handles the many details ol the main ollice with efliciency. Assemblies and meetings are frequently highlighted with entertainnient hy the Senior Mixed Chorus and Girls, Clee Cluh, directed hy MRS. MARY l7RANKl,lN, BS., who also teaches regular classes in vocal music. One of Normandyas many new teachers. MRS. CLAIRE R. ANDERSON, A.R., has junior high classes in math, general science, and English. Sponsor of the Bihle Cluh is MISS DOROTHY CLARK. ANI., who teaches hygiene, vocational prohlems, and coaches girls' sports. MR. HADLEY R. CRAYVFORD, ANI.. has. as usual. done an excellent joh in directing the Senior Boys? Clee Cluh. ln charge of the llall Guards. Wlr. Crawford has kept our corridors quiet and Frank Harbison BOYCS FSGFHIGY Fx-itsche Franklin Anderson Clark Page 'Twelve f7!, ease re fAe ajvleroed of lie merican evo Crawford Doty Bleckschmidt Phillips Wood Sercdini orderly. Another addition to Normandy's teaching staff this year is MISS JEAN DOTY. A.M., who teaches ninth-grade English. Mll. J. C. HIXSOX. A.M., head of the English department. guides the seniors through English literature. ln preparing his students for college work, Mr. Hixson empha- sizes composition and organization of ideas in a logical sequence. MR. JAMES McKEE, HS., in- structs junior boys in hench metal. home mechanics, and health. Purchasing agent and business manager lor Nor- mandy' schools. MR. H. C. Bl,lilCKSCHMlDT, BS., handles efnciently' his dirlicult jolm of lnudget- lmalancing. MRS. MARY PHlLLll'S is the com- petent and cheerful secretary to Mr. Shouse. She is always ready to handle any complaints and requests from both faculty' memliers and students. Nliis no easy' job. MISS AMY VAN HOOZER, A.M., although new this year, has very' ahly conducted her classes in junior math. lVllSS ROSE Hixson McKee Van Hoozer Gercxqhty Be rqmunn Powell Cl1fHACll'l'Y, A.M., sponsors thc junior Honor Society and has classes in English and social studies. ln spite of food rationing and shortages, the manager of our cafeteria, MRS. HLANCHE WOOD, AB., has succeeded in maintaining the usual high standard of excellence in her nutritious meals for the entire school. MR. FELlX SERAFINL AB., teaches woodworking, mechanical drawing. and the course. airplane model making. Models enable students to recognize types of planes and then are sent to the army' for aid in instructing soldiers. As the sponsor of the Senior Student Council, MR. YVALTER C. BERCMAXN. AB.. has made the organization a vital and felt power in the school. He teaches American and Modern European history. To him goes much ol the credit for the success of Normandyfls war bond and stamp drive. MRS, ELIZABETH POWELL, A.M., capalnlyf instructs junior school students in English and social science. Page Thirteen MR. R. D. SHOUSE, A.M. Principal oi Normandy High School ESPOINSIBLE for the efficient, smooth or- ganization of our High School, is Mr. R. D. Shouse. For many years Mr. Shouse has been the guiding factor in Normandy's successful prog- ress. Our school is indeed fortunate to possess such a capable administrator. Sponsor of the Junior G. A. A. and the Girl Scouts is MISS NORMA KISSIYER, A.B., who teaches gym and health. MISS DOROTHY RAUSCHER, A.M., teaches English and general language. Our ever-changing geography is traced by MRS. ANNA RAMSPOTT, who also has classes in science, health, spelling, and penmanship. MISS BERNICE SCHMIDT, A. M., left her junior art students after first semester to take over the senior art. Junior school students became proficient in math and junior business with MRS. NATALIE RUNKEL, B.S. MR. OTTO SWYERS, A.B., head of the history department, has little time left after his classes in American government, psychology, and American history. MISS HELENE VILLARD, A.B., teaches German, Latin, English, and general language. MRS. EDITH BRAMSCH, A.M., spon- sors the Senior Honor Society and teaches English. New at Normandy this year, MISS JEAN KAMP, A.B., is a math instructor in the junior high. One of the busiest departments in school, commercial, is headed by MISS MARION BECK, A.M. MISS OLGA VOHS, A.M., has charge of the testing pro- gram and she teaches algebra, drafting, and aero- nautics. MR. CHARLES KOERNER, M.S., is familiar to all students in plane geometry and Kissner Rauscher Rcxmspott Schmidt Runkel Swyers Villard Bmmsch Kamp Beck algebra. MISS ELIZABETH TACKETT, M.A., sponsors the ninth-grade chorus and has classes in vocal music. English and social science are the subjects in which MISS MARIE HODAPP, M.A., instructs her junior pupils. Head of the science department is MR. CLIF- Pcrqe Fourtee UA. FORD l.aROCE, MA., who teaches biology. His many' suggestions have stimulated Normandy stu- dents to work in the Victory Carden drive. MRS. RUTH SHAY, A.B., teaches science, geography, health, and social science to her junior pupils. MRS. MARY STILL, HS., deserves much credit for our fine Courier and for her excellent guidance of journalism students. A new addition in the senior high, MISS M. LOUISE BRODHEAD, B.A.. has heconie a valuable asset to the biology department. MR. THOMAS RAPP insures lNormandy' boys adequate skill in aulo mechanics. Normandyfs foot- ball and hasehall teams learn how to play the game from MR. A. T. SHIPHERD, BS. uShipi, has organized a program of strenuous physical fitness for senior boys. Cashier of our cafeteria is MISS JUNE ROBERTS, who also works in the business oiiice. Besides his classes in citizenship MR. GALT SCHRADER, A.B., has charge ofthe schoolss public address system and visual aid department. He is also the capable director of the Normandy Victory' Corps. g Mnc!erfaLe preparafion Lv fke jlzzfure Mr. Reid, Mrs. Bramsch, Mr. Bergmann. and Mr. Christian hold cm important meeting oi the third-floor bosses. Vohs Koerner La Hoge Shay Rupp Shipherd Page Fifteen Tcxckett Hodapp Still Brodheud Roberts Schrader MR. H. L. GREEN, A.M. Assistant Principal of Normandy High School EEECTIOlYATEl.Y known to us as uPitt,77 Mr. H. L. GREEN, our assistant principal. is a genial and understanding adviser. He is continually busy straightening out students and student problems as well as faculty difficulties. MRS. RUBY FARMER, l3.S., teaches shorthand, typing, and bookkeeping and is very active as chair- man of the P. T. A. membership campaign. Another of Normandyis graduates who has returned to teach is MR. MELVIN AUSSIEKER, B.S. He is the gym and health instructor for the junior high boys and assists in coaching football and basketball. MISS FAN ITA TERRY, l5.S., although new this year, has quickly become a familiar member of the junior high faculty. She has classes in social science, math, and English. MR. WILLIAM CHRlSTlAlY, A.M., in addition to managing the math department, is sponsor of the Hi-Y and treasurer of the Activity Fund. MISS DOROTHY NIEMAN, HM., sponsor of the flunior Mixed Chorus and Girls? Glee Club, taught music and health until she left at niidyear. The ins-and- outs of our library are under the excellent super- vision of MISS Al3lCAlL HOLMES, who maintains one of the best collections of books in any school. MISS LOUISE SCHMUCKER, LITTB., teaches junior speech, English, and social science classes of unusual interest. She also assists Mrs. Rohn in smoothing out the problems of the younger stu- dents. Students in the junior school who have trouble with any particular subject are transferred to remedial classes under the supervision of MRS. CLAUDINE ROCK, A.M. Mrs. Bock gives them special work and guidance until they are ready to join their regular classes. As sponsor of the Saga, MISS MARY PITNEY, A.M., is constantly working to produce a yearbook to top the last one. She does not, however, neglect Farmer Aussieker Nieman Holmes Terry Christian Schmucker Bock Page Sixteen Zag QQIO fAe o!igAfA0u:5e 0 Guigzafion fi... Pitney Smith Buck Bruno Hoetter Major her eleventh-grade English classes. The progress of her students speaks for the fine work done by MISS MEREIJITH SMITH, B.S.. in her lip-reading and speech correction classes. MR. LAWRENCE REID, RS., popularly known as upiefi teaches American history, sociology, and economics. ive welcome another of the many new teachers, MISS MARY LOU HELLRUNG, AB., who teaches junior English and math. MISS MARGARET BUCK, A.M., a Normandy graduate, has returned to instruct in geography, science. and health and guide the Senior Girl Scout Troop. Always a favorite with his tenth-grade Eng- lish students. MR. GEORGE RRIINO, A.R., has taken over an eleventh-grade class this year. He continued as coach of a fine Varsity Wrestling Squad. MISS ,IOANNA RARNES, A.R., makes science classes very interesting for her seventh and eighth-grade students and sponsors an amateur radio club. Second semester she started a class in Page Sevente Reid Hellrung Barnes Came ron Foulds Dunbar code. which proved very popular with lvoth lmoys and girls. In her first year at Normandy. MISS JIINE CAMERON. A.B., has lmecome a favorite with the juniors in her social and English classes. Responsible for the fine pictures in the Saga and Courier is MR. R. E. HOEFLER, B.S., who spon- sors the Camera Club and works long and extra hours to train the boys in the fine art of taking and developing pictures. Mr. Hoefler teaches bench metal and general shop. Head of the physical educa- tion department is MR. JAMES L. MAJOR, RS., who gives senior boys fine training as head coach of Varsity Football and Varsity Raseliall. Illustrat- ing the many new fields of endeavor now open to women. MISS ELIZABETH FOIIJJS, RS., has heen very successful in teaching mechanical draw- ing and woodworking. MRS. HELEN DIINRAR, A.I3., uses an amazing amount ol energy teaching gym and square dancing to the senior high girls. MRS. WINIFRED BOLM, Ph.B. Administrator of the Iunior High School NDER the excellent management of MRS. WINIFRED BGLM, the affairs of the junior high are kept running smoothly, her trusted and valued counsel is sought by both the pupils and teachers. Despite wartime restrictions and shortages, MR. LESTER WINDER kept Normandyls transportation system in good running order. MRS. LEO V. CLICK taught basic math to junior students. Every- one always enjoys any entertainment by the Norse- men and Senior Orchestra, both under the direction of MR. LAWRENCE VV. GUENTHER, A.M., head of the Music Department. An understanding of student psychology enables MR. WILLIAM WEHKING, attendance officer, to render invaluable service to the school. MISS RUTH WINKLEMAN has become indispensable as pianist for Normandy's dance groups. Acting as general clerk, MISS MARGARET WULFERS is a pleasant addition to the office stall. MRS. ELISE MUELLER TAYLOR, A.M., teaches the usual commercial courses and a new course in office machines. MRS. BERNICE BIERBAUM, A.B., ethciently substituted in several classes, in- cluding music, Spanish, and social science. MRS. EDWARD SCHNEIDER, B.S., supervises the pro- duction of the traditional uluggler of Notre Damew and the annual May Fete, in addition to her regular dancing classes. MR. MARSHALL RIEGERT, B.S., head basket- ball and track coach, teaches Early European his- tory. MMike" is also assistant coach of varsity football. MR. DARRELL F. IOACHIM, B.M., did an excellent job of directing the Senior, Junior, and Winder Glick Guenther Wehkinq Winklemunn Wulfers Taylor Bierbaum Schneider Marching Rands. MISS MARIAN MUSGRAVE RS., instructs girls in clothing and home-making besides sponsoring the Junior Horseback Riding Club. Citizenship, increasingly important today ' , is taught by MRS. ELIZABETH LASHLY, A.B. Voca- tional guidance director, MR. JOHN KRABLIN, Page Eighteen UA NLE.. head of the Industrial Arts Department, car- ries out one of the most vital programs in the school. MRS. VIRGINIA LACY, B.S., teaches seventh and eighth-grade art and sponsors the Junior Student Council. MRS. DONALEE LAW- HOIY, M.E., devotes her time to teaching ninth- grade English and remedial reading. Chemistry, physics, and senior science classes form a heavy schedule, but MISS ERNESTINE LONG. M.S., manages to find time to sponsor the active Chemistry Club. MR. DEWEY A. SCHILL, I'h.B.. chairman of the senior sponsors, has classes in American, Early European, and Wo1'ld history. Giving up her position as head of the Art Depart- mcnt and sponsor of the Art Society, MISS VIR- GINIA Mc-CLOUD, A.M., became Normandyis first WAAC. MRS. FRANCES SPENCER, A.M., head of the Foreign Language Department, teaches tenth-grade English, Latin, and French. Senior home-making and foods are under the instruction of MISS EUNICE OLINGER, B.E., who is head of the Home Economics Department. we giclucafom ana! .xdcluifierri .Are lea em Teachers at Normandy aided willingly of rationing books. -1 lg!!! Riegert Iocxchim Musgrave Lcxshly Krablin Lacy Lcxwhon Lo q Schill McCloud Spencer O g r Page Nineteen Page Twenty 0111 I LASSES of the future American hero are conducted at Normandy in a democratic manner. Student opinions, debates, and discussions are encouraged, while co-operative classroom participation is very popular. This year there was necessarily a change in some courses. Wartime brought in pre-flight, revised physics, radio code, first-aid, and military drill in place of some less vital studies. These new courses were enthusiastically received by students who were anxious to prepare themselves for life in a changed and changing world. MSpecialization', being the keynote of 1943, more stu- dents enrolled in the commercial, mechanical, academic, and scientific courses instead of the heretofore popular general course. This specializing in the student's chosen course results in a deliberate and planned education, which is the aim of all true democracies. chzflasfic life 1 Page Twenty-One Exhibits showed Spanish students' handicrafts of the people whose language they study and the geography of their lands. Dick Lindner and Carol Kroenig examine a map of France with special attention to Bretagne. subject of the day's reading The English classes of the Junior high study sentence syntax and construction through diagraming. inguififfi, nihdforiand C"' OREIGN languages have gone to War! Be- cause of the interest centered on France and her possessions, especially in North Africa and America, French classes read material on geography, resources, governmental policies, and history of these areas instead of the usual literary classics. Spanish courses, using the Armyis method, concentrated on conversational Spanish as Well as learning the songs, stories, and jokes of our southern neighbors. Study of life and culture of our Latin friends was emphasized. German students prepared to use the language Use of the card catalog and reference books IS essential in the senior high English literature courses to read documents of scientific knowledge and the great German classics banned in Germany today. Ancient Roman conflicts, as studied in Latin, can never seem dull While our forces are lighting on the same battlefields and where our generals face the same problems of strategy and shipping that Caesar and Antony had to solve in their day. A nation that is to be a post-war dominant power must equip itself with the proper tools for eo- operaling with its brother nations, and language is one of the rnost important tools. English, of course, is basic in any field, for With- Paqe Twenty-Two Discussing the last World War are Don McKabney and Barbara Chambers as they compare the maps before and after. Social problems bring up a lot oi questions: some need proof Here Melton. Bergerdine, and Westaver check up. Studying United States history of today and yesterday, students read current magazines. In citizenship questions oi the day are debated by iunior high students. out an excellent knowledge of it, progress is im- paired. From sex euth through the twelfth grades. grammar. composition, and literature comprise the study of our language, hut classes along the way take up other phases. including library research work. current event discussions. story-telling, vocali- ulary drills. extemporaneous speeches. and old- fashioued spell-don ns. An English course is yery llexihlcz thus it can he of ex en more practical xalue than was originally intended. Besides heiug one of the most essential courses. it has lmeconie one of the most absorbing and valuahle in the high school curriculum. Training in social studies is necessary if we wish to prevent another war, for through history. psy- chology. sociology, and goxernment the basis of a peaceful world can be planned and executed. Sex with and eighth-grade social science and ninth- grade citizenship pave the way for broader studies of the human forces that make up the world. The generation now engaged in pursuing these studies will. in the future. he gixen an opportunity to put them into practice. Hon well they have learned their lesson may effect the fate of the world. Page Twenty-Three Walter Harrison and Leonard Stephens do their "lab" work in physics-good training tor war industries or ior use in the services. me fAemafiCian5 55 ANGE 10-347. Speed 27 knots." Without some scientific knowl- edge, a real grasp of ballistics is impossible. It is easily seen that in War- time science takes on extra importance. It does not seem so abstract when we hear every day of its actual and effective use. However, high school sciences are an ex- cellent basis for peace-time engineering, a field, which in the reconstruction period following the War, will be much broader and more important than ever before. Junior science is the initial science course. It introduces to the mind the sci- entific Way of thinkingfanalysis, cause and result, trial and error. ln general sci- ence this beginning is developed, and all fields of science touched on. It is, in this Way, a basis for any physics, chemistry, or biology. Biology, generally a tenth-grade subject, is a study of plant and animal life. Besides ordinary classwork, experiments and proj- ects are not uncommon. Chemistry is a study of chemicals, their properties and potentialities, While physics deals With the inorganic. Senior science touches on more everyday thingsffirst-aid, health, meteor- ology, navigation V- subjects that every- body can use. Victory gardening, now seen in all parts of this Fundamentals oi biology. physics. Senior science students, who touch area IS explained by Mr. LaRoge to and chemistry are studied biology in this varied course, watch bl0109Y students. in general science. butterfly emerge from a cocoon. ...Vee wzsrmwemxs-mraMwawwuumnm,rnmm4wwM,aawmww1mnxmvuwn .14 Ckemidfri, !OAgdici5f:5 If Ythl' ask any sc-rvim-c-:mln what he suggests you take in high svhool. he will inxariahly say. "N"lath. All you van get." ln voinplianve with tfllYt'l'lllll9Ilt suggestions. ilu- Nli'lllll'lllilllt'S llvpartnwnt. under the tlirot-tion of lVlr. William Chris- tian. has used new tnvhnique in teaching math. lfniphasis has been placed on thor- ough rlrills and encouragenient of vlear. pn-1-isv thinking hy the pupil. r-. . . . . llns process starts ln the junior high with junior math, practival math. and gen- eral inatlt. Algelna is the lwginning of higher lll2tlllt'tIlilllCS. Here again intensive clrill. searching quizzes, and oral questions are tht- methods. Plane geometry deals with two dimen- sional figures. lvithout geornetry. any oilircr 1-ancliclate is in poor position to sue- veetl. Solid gvoinetry, hasetl on a thorough knowlt-clue of plane geometry. cleals with the thirtl tliinension and is the hartlest of high sc-hool niathernatics. Trigononietry is the study of triangles. A working knowledge of this subject is ' necessary to he a gunner, honiharclier, or pilot in an airplane or ship. Ask any servivenian. Mathis the thing. K ,f 91 . , . g . 1 oesxlk i V me Qs: Trig students make practical applications of mathematical formulas in surveying. which is undoubtedly valuable in the armed services. o aid in grasping the third dimen- Algebra is learned through practice and Basic. essential mathematics is studied in sion in solid geometry. students correction. so students do much blackboard the iunior high. Students collaborate on make models of figures. work to facilitate learning. their work to attain absolute accuracy Typing. essential for those who intend to pursue vocational occupations, requires constant practice to maintain efficiency. AVE you noticed all those splendid posters hanging in the cafeteria and tacked on the senior and junior high school bulletin boards? You probably have, for anything the Art Department produces is bound to attract the students? attention with its striking charm and originality. We might call the Art Department Bookkeeping classes study under conditions similar to those they will lind in professional work. serve old material and to substitute home-made articles for those which have gone to war. Fashion shows this year frequently displayed the progress of the sewing classes as the girls modeled the attractive clothes themselves. The aim of the sewing students was to produce fashionable yet durable apparel. x Operation ol ollice machines is an excellent thing to know. Here Betty Nick and Iune Penn practice. Normandyis advertising agency, as the colorful posters depicting coming dances, outings, lyceums, and assembly programs reach every student. The shortage of metals, brushes, and various other art materials this year has not affected the hard-working student who has learned how to pre- x Barbara Chambers, member oi a senior art class, has her life mask made by her fellow students. Along the same idea, the Foods Department has striven to serve more tempting, appetizing dishes, and at the same time to prepare nourishing, Whole- some foods. They have learned to make appetizing substitute dishes for meat and eggs and have dis- covered the tricks of making food go further. Pcrqe Twenty-Six Wow fa, Affinia, iuea Ano l Girls in the sewing classes learn an ancient art and a still practical one. Working hand in hand with the war effort, Nor- inandyis CUllllllCl'l'l3l Department has offered a one-ye-ur business course to typing and shorthand students. Thirty girls took the Civil Service tests, and four have entered thc lnternational Business Compunyis svhool. They haxe been kept liusy with avlnul ollim-e work this year and haue utilized the ther old. but still essential, art is cooking. The pie is apple. and we know it will be good. uf wm- Iunior art students develop skills and have fun as they draw chalk murals. 1-oinptonie-ter. minieograph, and adding machines, the operations of which are taught at N0l'IIl3IlCly in the ollive machines course. Addressing envelopes on lVlissouri's Amendment No. I, Wtailoringll gasoline and oil rationing hooks, preparing notices for the svhool und tests for lear'llel's are part of their svliool work. All the conditions of an actual household are found in the apartment. The girls are doing a bit ot cleaning. Price Twenty-Seven Feature ol the pre-flight class was the construction of a full-scale glider. 6: HlfRE7S the micrometer? How do you center this arc? Finished with the hand saw?" These and other tech- nical phrases are heard about the shops in the junior high and vocational building shops, classes, and drawing room. But terminology is not the only thing that industrial students learn. Normandy is Gene Carney changes the saw in woodworking while fellow students work with their projects. Dick Lindner strikes an arc with his compass in his inking of cx plate in mechanical drawing. noted for a superior lndustrial Arts Department, under lVlr. John Krahlin. 111 junior high, shop classes are home mechanics, junior shop, general shop, and beginning wood- working. Here fundamental principles in hench metal are studied and practiced. lfse of the cor- rect tool in the right way is learned from Mr. R. E. Hoefler and Mr. Mc-Kee. Wlith this primary training lwehind him, the prospective handicraft worker continues on into more advanced courses. These courses are more specialized. more dillicult, more exacting. ll he has a yen lor working with wood, he takes advanced woodworking. Here he lxuilds cabinets, hook stands, and other things of permanent use. He may also take model airplane lmuilding and thus help the armed service as well as have a chance to work with wood. Miss Elizabeth Foulds and Mr. Felix Serafini teach these classes. Enibryo electricians can take electricity or Morse code. Electricity, under Mr. Thomas Rapp, deals with fundamentals ol that field. lVlorse code is a course of telegraphy in which, under lVliss Joanna Barnes, direction, students learn how to send and take international lVlorse code. Both are special war courses. Any prospective airplane pilots have ample Page Twenty-Eight HAD, rahamen, ecAanic:S, ar en fem opportunity at Normandy for preliminary training through the pre-flight course. This also is an emer- gency war course, which is now a semester old. Under the guidance of Mr. Hoefier, the hots lmuilt a full size glider. If a hoy is mechanically adept, he would do hest hy taking auto mechanics. Here he learns the automobile backwards and forwards, inside and out. He knows, at the conclusion of Mr. Rapp's teaching, how to take it apart and put it together. This is a course that a boy not necessarily inter- ested in hecoming a mechanic may take for his own personal use. Any boy or girl interested in commercial draw- ing may take mechanical drawing or architectural drawing. Here are courses requiring accuracy and neatness. A successful draltsman has tremendous earning power in hoth peace and War times. These courses are taught hy Miss Foulds and Mr. Serafini. Normandyis reputation as a progressive school is given a forward push by its excellent Industrial Arts Department. Students in auto shop get measurements General shop pupils work on their assiqnments on a piece ol shaitinq. with press, vise, and electricity. In Morse code, a new course. Kenny Messerschmiclt In junior shop, iuvenile mechanics and carpenters sends" while fellow amateur telegraphers "take." ply themselves at their several tasks. Page Twenty-Nine George Klaber is u sheet metal worker at Kuenz Sheet Metal Company. Here William Krcrber checks out customers at Rcxpp's Market in Pine Lawn. Dwight Leach weighs up a purchase lor a prospective buyer at Rapp's. 641045, me ckinidfd N KEEPING with the progressive attitude of the Normandy vocational departments, Mr. John Krablin, head of the lndustrial Arts Department, directs the Diversified Occupations Course. ln this set-up, boys and girls take up curtailed but vital school studies and gain actual experience by employment in a suitable trade. Students taking advantage of this course must spend at least three hours a day in school, taking three subjects, and three hours on their jobs. One of the three subjects they must take is a class in personal problems, dealing with the problems Bob Fink. who works as cr mechanic. lubricates cz car from the oil pit. workers meet on their jobs and their personal prob- lems at home and in school. Mr. Krablin handles this class himself. Diversified Occupations students earn their diploma by receiving one unit of credit for their job besides the three credits for the three hours they spend in school. Thus they earn the required credit for graduation. Some of these boys are doing their bit in our fight for victory by Working in War plants. They hold down positions as spot Welders, sheet metal workers, bench metal workers, and shear hands. Others are employed by grocers Page Thirty Bob Martin records the numbers and cost ot the boxes at Woolworth's in Pine Lawn. Laura Mae McNichols, one of the girls beneiited by the course works at Star Cleaners. Archie Yates works as a check-out clerk at Yates Market and still attends school. as clerks, by dinic stores as stock boys. by 061110- teries as ground keepers, by garages as mechanics. and by theaters as ushers. The building industry, seryice stations, and dry Cleaning establishments furnish work for others. Une of the most popular choices for work is that of working in cornniunity grocery stores. Dwight Leach, Archie Yates. and others swell their pecu11i- ary resources in this way. This course is not closed to girls, for Dorothy Collett and Sally Vogler found ClIlPlOylll6l1l at the Childrenis Museum on Natural Bridge. Elmer Schmidt has a job some- Rcry Allen and Milford Long are seen busy at work at Southern Iron Company. what different from the general ru11 of work. He IIIOWS grass in a cemetery and proudly calls himself a horticulturist. This is a fairly new course. having been started in l939. Since that time many students have found employment to earn spending money while they were still attending school. Several graduates still hold johs gained through this means of einployrnent. Mr. lirablin is able to help those interested i11 obtaining essential jobs in war industries. These jobs pay well and give the worker a feeling that he is a real part of the war. Page Thirty'One CLCf0l" P Qlnff we .Senior Cfa Our hard-working oiticers insured success ol class: Treasurer Bob Boehlow. Secretary Dot Weidle, Vice-President Marian Melton. and President Bill Stanley. ELORES LEAGUE is a student who is sure to succeed in later life. Her dependability and thor- oughness have attracted the approval of many teachers and have won her many friends. Sleepy-eyed, happy-go lucky CHARLES TAUSER can be seen any day around the campus. With a ready laugh and a cheery uHi,7' Charlie is a great favorite with everyone. One girl whom I should like to have known better is MILDRED FRISBY. Her commercial work has prepared her splen- didly for a good job after school days are over and she's making her way in the world. Whois that with Marjorie Lynch? Why, it's LOR- RAINE OLSEN, of course. You r'an't mistake those laughing eyes and ready smile. Through all her six years at Normandy, Lorraine has made many friends. DORIS HERMLE hasn't been with us all through school, but she has made quite a name for herself in the Music Department and spent much of her time after school with the Horseback Riding Club. A member of the Art Society, she helped in all extra art projects. NADYNE MATHIS has certainly stepped into the swing of things during the short time she has been here since her arrival from West Virginia at the beginning of the year. Rank- ing tenth in the class, she is sure to succeed in her chosen career. One of the outstanding vocalists of our class was MARIE VENVERLOH. Marie has sung with the Glee Club and Mixed Chorus for three years. You heard her sing with the Norsemen, too, at the Jive Assembly for the Bond Drive. Every class has one boy who is a par- ticularly outstanding athlete. GEORGE FUCHS, captain of this year's football team and letterman in basketball, was awarded a second honor by being chosen for the Post-Dispatch All-District Team. George left second League Tauser Frxsby Olsen Hermle Mathis Venverloh Fuchs Hume semester for college to begin the study of medicine. Did you see those decorations at the Beaux Art Rall last year? Well, HELEN HUME helped make them. She is a talented artist and a veteran member of the Art Society. Helen was graduated in January. "A Loyal Viking" best describes OTTO CRISSER. Otto is following a general course to prepare himself for any profession which he may choose. ANNA LOU GWYN has lent her talents to many organizations: the Orchesis, the Glee Club and the Saga, on which she was a faithful worker. "Lou" is one of the most unaffected girls in the senior class, and welll find her hard to replace. Big, slow, easy-going WALLACE WRIGHT is a familiar scene in the halls, where he is a hall-guard, and, also, on the gridiron, where he played in the line on the Varsity Football Team. VIRGINIA KRAUT- HEIM has brightened many a dull class with a giggle. Page Thirty-Two inefeen unclreci an iffy- jkree Oni- ol' the- lmest. sovially anil S1'lIUlil5lil'21lly, "Ci1111yu is wi-ll-p1'opz1rocl for hor chosen work. nursing. 0119 hoy nho has tak:-11 zidvaiitagv of this 0llIl0l'IlllllIik'S oHer6c.l hy tht- lliwrsitied Ovvtiputioiis lionrsz- is ROBERT RYAN. "Bohn has not iieglectetl his grzulm-s, though, and makes lmettvr than average marks. llUliU'l'HY KINCHLER is ll quiet girl who takes lil:- jnst us it vonios. Vilith the uhility to do this she is surf' to iw il sm-1-oss, Oiitstancling i11 girls' zithlvtics is l.L'illl,l.lC Y.-KN HORN. She pz1rtif'ipz1tHl ill all syorts anal has 11111419 several varsity tr-anis. Her work i11 the e-vvi' ILDNA MILD.-X iimlcwtzikes she tloes wvll. Ihis should he a great help to hc-r ill the l'0IlllIlFl'l'ii1l xsorlrl, wliivh she intencls to 1-ntvr ailtvr gradllation. Happy-gosluc-ky Clfliiillll SMITH was il lilllllilllll' figure around the Villtllllli-1. llis lll1I1l0l' and goocl follow- ship made him El grmit lzivoritv with all. "Cowl" took 1111 interest in howling and truvk. Who's that laughing uml joking with Mr. Refill? Of 4-onrsv, it's FERN BRANDON. Fk'Fll.S Wit and 1'0llU.lgll0llS lillltIlllt'l' assure owryoiii- that shcfs having a goocl time-. MARY LOLI W'Alll,l'ill'l' will he' missed hy thf- 'Nlusir De-part1116-nt. for she- has - Grisser Gwyn Wright Kinchler Vcxn Hom Sparccio G. Smith Brandon Wcxhlert t , l'lHllIIll'I'l'lill dopurtinent will he- ve-ry valnahle Ifklllllllg lor the stvnographic' work whiwh she intends to takf' ziltvr 2lI'iltllIilli0ll. j0SElJlllNl'i Sl'AHAlfI0 is al1'Pr11ly IlI't'IlilI'lllg for her work aftvr svhool as a teacher. Sho is talking sperial sulijvvts anal mziking good gradrs to help her in this field. One ol' this outstanding i11tc'lle-r'- tnuls ol our 4-lass is DON.-Xl.lT lll'iliSlfll. 'l'hough small in stature-. Don is hig in ill:-:is unil thi-ir 1-xvviition. Don wus il hurnl worker on the Saga in thv "fll1ess" division uncl In-lp:-rl operate the- lights in the Nay Feta. What- Krcxutheim Rycm Heuser Gilda Man-e McNichols lreen E1 faithful IlH'xlIllN'l' ol' hoth the Cleo lfluh amil Mixed Chorus. Her 1-hiel' PXIIYI-l'llYl'lClllill' inte-rc-st wus liorsehavk riding. Dark, quivt MINERY.-X lil.-Xlililf is on? of the girls that is like-rl hy those that are fortiinaits- Pnough to know hvr. Yli1w1'x'z1 took an artivo part in girls' athletivs. .lAl'K Xli'NIKIHOI.S is known all ou-r the srhool for his fini- work in the Nlusii- llc-piirtiiiviit. lnoth in the lloysi Ch-v Chili illlil in the Nliwil lihorns. Not ohsc'111'v. vitlwr. is his wit. uliivh has imule' him ll great lavorite with all. Page Thi1ty-Three ur SA f S ' ajft e enzom ecufe e oar? UTH XVESTON W'UES'l"S main interest was dramatics. Taking related subjects, such as public speaking and make-up art, she planned to try a stage career. but matrimony abruptly changed her mind. Blond, friendly ELVIN PEPER will not be so friendly to the .laps when he meets them at sea. Elvin enlisted in the Navy at the end of the first semester. Bright-eyed. pretty LANIARR HOFFf'ii.AN has been a responsible llall Cuard and has also found time to participate in after-school athleties and elubs. Eager to get out and help win is FRANCIS BROWN. who is following an Industrial Arts Course in prepara- tion for a meehanical job in some war industry after graduation. Tall, brunette DOROTHY COEBEL enthusi- astically took part ill girls' sports and devoted much of her ext:'a-curricular time to the playing of the viola in the Senior Orchestra. One of the most popular boys on if f . if ii , . '-W. , :if .M 1 N ' Outstanding in modern dance concerts and programs were the Orchesis officers: Lu Nel Klausmcxn, Sylvia Portmann, Dot Weidle. and Betty Westaver. the campus, NORMAN SCHMIDT is a good student and a congenial companion. As a Hall Guard he has helped keep the corridors quiet. Norm's looking forward to his career as an aviator in the Naval Air Corps. LAURA MAE M4-MICHAEL has been here only a little more than a year, hut she has made a place for herself in the class. Her good grades will assure her success in whatever she may choose to follow after grad- uation. Another boy who has found the lliversilied Occupations Course to be the thing that he especially liked was GEORGE KLABER. Such work has given Wuest Pepe: Hvifmdrl F. Brown Goebel Schmldt McMichael Klaber Lewton him invaluable experience for work after high school. Laughing, bright-eyed GLORIA LEWTON was one of the two girls who left for college at the end of the first semester. Gloria was particularly interested in math, which she plans to teach. Clois absence from the Mixed Chorus and lllee Club has already been felt. Have you ever noticed hlond ESTELLE COOK in the typing room, where she helps Mrs. Ferguson? Having gone out for all sports and made several varsity teams. Estelle was one of the mainstays of the C. A. A. The hockey. volleyball. and basketball teams were all hetter for her support. Another sports woman was quiet RUTH STEVENS, who played on many varsity teams. Her good grades and behavior won the respect of both stu- dents and faculty. Ruth was graduated in January. CHARLES WACNER was to be seen in the Saga office every morning collecting and counting money for the Activity Fund. An active member of the ,lunior Academy of Science, and of course, of Normandy's Chemistry Club, Charlie has chosen chemical engineering for his career. Comely EILEEN KNIGHT, with her black hair and dark eyes, is well-known for her exuellent perform- ances with the Orchesis both in last year's May Fete and the l943 program, Eileen is also a member of the Page Thirty-Four WM. 5 3. had Worman g grafifude ana! Wegref ta.-. A , . jsfgzgzg 'Qt 'Inf' il gn.. Cook Stevens Wagner Hoi-stmcxn Rutherford Stuermcm Hunt Ludwig Huggins ifourier stall. .-is a lllQ'Illltt'l' of lmoth the Nlixed llhorus and Clee Cluli for three years. ANNA Nlflli SINZ went all out for Music' lor she was also musie editor of the Saga. Ann was treasurer of the Art Soeiety in her junior year and viee-president in her senior year. She was also a memlier ol' the Quill and Svroll. 'llhat girl who is always seen knitting is KIELBA IIURSTKI,-KN. Nlelha's outstanding work in the Home Economics Department seems to point to a natural homemaker. Une of the five most popular lmoys of the senior elass was .IACK RU'l'lllCliFORll. ,laek, as viee-president of the Ili-Y. memher ol the varsity foothall and travk teams. most popular lmoy in the eleventh grade and president of the elexenth grade. was 4-If-vtetl to Boys' State as a Normandy representative in l942. While there ,laek was eleeted to the Supreme Court lleneh. Big: sweaters on a little girl means that illlflil'flll'l'l'i S'l'UEHiNlAN is walking hy. Meredith spends her spare time in knitting: those big sweaters. As an aetive art student Meredith was a inemher of the Art Soeiety. One fellow that always has a good time. in st-hool and out nl it. is THEODUlil'i Nlliili5EN. ilillt'0Ill7I4t' was an aivtixe memlier ol the lli-Y and is an enthusiastie sup- porter of sehool affairs. l..-X Nlfl. lil,.'XL'5Xl.'XN divided Knight Sinz Nielsen Klausmun Muinord Phillips her alter-sf-hool an-tixities lietxseen the Urvhesis and the Girls' Clee lllulr. "Ne-llyi' was prominent in hoth and had one ol the leads in this yearis fllay Fm-te as a result of her hard work. l'etite PAT HUNT was one of the most aetiye of the Urehesis memliers. Iler ready giggle liriglitened many otherwise dull 4-lasses. Pat was in the Girls, Glee Club for three years. too. CAROL LUDWIC is one of the most cooperative and energetic grirls in our class. She has worked hard on the Saga as eo-editor of the faeulty division, was also aetiye in the Art Soeiety, Hiding Clnh, Quill and Seroll. and ,lnnior A. VV. V. S. Those car- toons urging: the pnrvhase of Sagas were drawn hy one ol' our Saga Vartoonists. IPHOHCE l'll'lXilNS. His good grades and quiet manner won the respevt ol liotli the laeulty and his elassniates. President of the -Xrt Soeiety. to whieh she 1-ontrihnted mueh. was ,ll'l,l,'X NLXINOHD. who ranked ninth in the elass. Julia had a hit: part in the murals, deeorations and various other projeets ol the Art Department. VIRGINIA PHll.l,lllSi red hair is not eharaeteristif' ol her telnperalnent. lieranse she is friendly and ready to help. Her 1'0IllIIlPl'1'lLil 1-ourse will prepare her for the stenograpliif- position she hopes to lill alter graduation. Page Thirty-Five Of such all-around worth that they were elected to the Honor Society last year were Case. Rathert. Mellis. Schwarz. Pettiq. Stod- dard. Williams. and McCumber. URLY-HAIRED VIRGINIA KIRKPATRICK has been one of Normarrdyis outstanding musical prodigies. The Senior Orchestra, Marching Band, Concert Rand and Norsemen all benefited greatly from her ability on the violin and saxophone. Virginia made good grades, which ranked her high in the class. A veteran in the Boy's Cflee Club and also a member of the Art Society is BURTON OPICNLANDER. lNIei,-hanically-minded Burt is interested in Industrial Arts courses. We'v'e all seen and enjoyed BETSY ROSS and her cornet in assemblies when the Orchestra, Rand or Norsemen per- formed. In recognition of her friendly personality and many corrtributions to school life, Retsyis classmates voted her' onc ol' their livc most popular girls. JOE WALTERS was one of the four fellows who went to Rolla at thc beginning of the second semester. Joe played the French horn in the Band and Orchestra, was active in the Hi-Y and had a role in uFootloose." EUNICE ZUMBEHL will make a good clerical worker, as she is taking all the courses which will prepare her for office jobs. In her spare time uZombie7, does a great deal of knitting. JOIIN lNlcCl.IN'l'ON is well-known all over school for his wrestling ability. In 1943 John was the state champion in the 120 pound class, but he also took part in tamer things such as the Boys, Clee Club. Friendly DORIS MELLIES is known to both her teachers and classmates as a most congenial student. Doris isn't quite sure yet whether she wants to be a nurse or an office worker, but she will do well in either. A well-rounded personality is RICHARD CROSS. He has been a hall guard and student council representative for the past two years, was a member of the Junior Academy of Science and Chemistry Club and took part in Hi-Y activities. In addition to his numerous Fine speeches in class meetings, "Deacon" was instrumental in getting advertising for the Saga. MADELINE ZIM- MERIVIAN was a help to the Courier by reporting news in an interesting manner. Madeline is preparing for eniom re Inoue! f work in the business world by studying commercial sub- jects. Her pleasant disposition and friendliness should help her in any career. This year's class will have another angel of mercy in LORRAINE RICKELMAN, who plans to enter the nurs- ing profession. Lorraine was one of the more active members of the C.A.A. and its teams. One of the out- standing girl athletes of the class is CAROL SEY- FARTH, who has made almost every varsity team in all sports during the last three years. Carol's enthusiasm, keen sportsmanship and friendliness won her the honor Kirkpatrick Openlcmder ROSS Walters Zumbehl IVICCIHIIOH Mellies Cross Zimmerman of president of the G.A.A. One of her duties as presi- dent was serving as toastmistress at the Mother and Daughter Social. NEAL MARTIN has devoted his artistic talent to the Art Society, of which he has been a loyal member for two years. Neal plans to continue in the art field. MILDRED SECELI-IORST's cheery word of greeting for everyone has made her a favorite with both students and teachers. One of the best, all- around girls of our class is friendly, witty PEGGY RATHERT. Senior editor of the Saga, editorial page editor of the Courier, and president of the Quill and Page Thirty-Six 7 fAe .7wenfiefA Cfadfi Scroll, she also found time for music, varsity sports and Student Council. Peg was o11e of the few to make the Senior Honor Society in the eleventh grade. Blonde hair is not DOROTHY WEllll,Fi's only claim to fame. She is one of the most popular girls on the campus, and brains accompany her beauty. Dot sang in the Glee Club, danced in all Orchesis programs and worked long. hard hours as Saga editor in charge of all organizations. JOSEPH PAULEY doesn't look like the studious type and doesn't act like it either, but he was intelligent in classwork and got very good grades. fo M Judie friendly disposition and long, wavy hair, was an impor- tant member of the Orchesis. Small, zoot-suited HARRY SCHUERMANN was eo- advertising manager of the Courier. Super-salesman Harry spent a lot of time and energy running around getting ads, thus assuring the Courier a sound financial basis. FERN SCHULTZ looks scarcely big enough to tackle typing. but she does, and succeeds very well, too. Fern hopes to continue in the commercial fields as a secretary. A Certificate of Merit was presented to REVA RUEHI. for her fine display of talent at the County Rzckelman Seyfcn-th Mm-tin Segelhorst Rather! Wexdle Pauley Westrxver Nolte Weakley Schuermann Schultz Ruehl Meguris V. Tebbe ,loe was a mid-ternier and graduated in January. Over to the gym Zlllll back to l07e is the beaten path of BPl'l"l'Y WESTAVER, one of the five most popular girls in the class. g'Wes" spends most of her time with the Orchesis, Girls' Clee Club and Nonettes, when she's not participating in C.A.A. after-school sports. Uupredictable is the Word for BOB NOLTE, because you can never tell what will happen when he's around. Bob and his ready quips were heard in many a math and science class. Remember the Madonna in last Christmas pro- duction of wllhe ,luggler of Notre llameli? One of them was .IACQUFILINE WlCAKl.l'fY. Jacque. noted for her Music Festival, A long standing member of the Orches- tra, Band and Norsemen, Reva also was in the Mixed Chorus and Girls' Clee Club. She also found time for Student Council and Art Society. The first ranking student of the senior class is VICTORIA MECARIS. whose average was a straight "Av for four years. Her sweet disposition and line work were welcomed on the Courier Staff, Where she was copy editor. It's hard to tell. but this one is VELMA TEBBE, of the Tebbe twins. She helped the Vikings at football games as a cheer- leader and was a prominent figure in all Orehesis performances. Page Thirty-Seven is Not much relaxation but once in awhile they found time-our Hi-Y oilicers: Mike Wiqhtman. lack Rutherford, Charley Smith, and Don Davis. OBERT CLARK was one of those talked-abcut uniformed boys seen on the campus. Bob is taking advantage of the Civil Air Patrol training course in preparation for entering the Naval Air Corps. Another member of Mr. Reid's homeroom who did a lot of apple- polishing with uljieii was DOROTHY McGLOSHEN. But she really didn't have to shine the old apple, because she has a distinctive charm and personality. Dot danced in the May Fetes and was seen at all Normandy dances. ROBERT FINK took a particular liking for the lndus- trial Arts Course, which he bas steadily followed. His quiet and reserved character make him a valuable friend. Mixing dancing and singing together has given dark- haired VIRGINIA ROGERS a lot of things to do. She holds the unique position of being chosen as the uMadonna" in the annual Christmas production of L'The Juggler of Notre Dame" for two consecutive years. As a member of the Orchesis, she devoted time and energy to her dancing. Virginia also found time to make very good grades and ranked fourth in the class. 'fOom-pa-pa! Oom-papal" That must be UDELL MOSS practicing on his tuba. Udell has played this difficult instrument in both the Band and Orchestra for three years. Another stand-by of the Music Department is VIRGINIA HAGE- MANN who plays the viola. Virginia is very interested in music, having also studied piano, but her real ambi- tion is to become a nurse. Big, slow ELLIS MARSH is 11ot so slow when it comes to airplanes or anything connected with engineering. HOsWald" hopes to become an engineer after graduation. Small LORRAINE BARTH is, in reality, big enough to tackle the toughest commercial problem that may come her way. She is now gaining invaluable training for oflice work after high school. BOB REED has gone all out for music, being in the Boys' Clee Club, Mixed Chorus, Swingsters, and the Double Mixed Quartet. Mliedil was one of the five most popular boys, an honor A4 A SAO! J! Clark McGloshen Fink Rogers Moss Hagemann Marsh Barth R. Reed which he well deserved. He will enter the Marine Corps after graduation. Herels another white-collar girl in the makingfDOROTl'iY COLLETT, who is taking a com- mercial course in the hope that it will assure her a place in the business world. As a part of her Diversified Occu- pation Course, Dorothy is helping out in the Childrenis Day Nursery. ROBERT BODLEY is another of the many students who has found the Diversified Occupations Course the thing which will be of the most use to him. Another vocalist who has lent her Voice to the Glee Club and Mixed Chorus for many a performance is tall, eflervescent BETTY MAJOR. Betty's practical jokes and ready laugh were present in all her classes. And now we go from Major to Majorette, for that is just what we will remember most about JUANITA DAVIS SCHMUCK. ln our memories of the big football games we'll always see her strutting in front of the Marching Band between halves. As a hall guard, ELWYN KAHRE has done a great job. Elwyn has been here only a short time, but he has already attracted many friends. Always whistling or Page Thirty-Eight .. y-- V - . . . 1.1 1 Megan! gquip warn or singing, ,l0Sl'll'll WOLFSLAU is ont- ol' thi- huppi:-st fellows on the l'ZllIlIlllS. lint ,Ion has ilonf' soma' rvally serious singing with the Boys' Cla-rx fllnlu lor thx- lust three years. If indivutions load to whore- thm-y sr-mn lo lead, BARBARA MUHTON will wrtainly ho il sixwess- liul artist. l,I'l'SlllPllt ol' tho Art Som-ioty, "l3arh" has doni- rnany posters for danves and various school projc-vts. If the lirst one was Yohna, tlwn this Innst ho Wll,lNlfX TEBBE. Few people around st-hool van tell whic-h 'l'elmlu- is which. Even their 21l'liVlllf?S ar? tho same. for hoth ol' the Tehhes are rl1eel'lcade1's, Urvlie-sis and Cl:-e Clnh Q S 5 'O t i 9 t ii 1 iq x 6 in I 9 L -- -I Q". A 'Q ' ex, r L R L- ' ,E Collet! Bodley Major Wollslau Morton W. Tebbe Spcxngenberg F. Kaiser Thurman Il1l"IHlJE'I'S. This is the third high school that l30R0'l'llY IIUNNING has attentlvd. 'fha hrst wus in llillslroro. NI issouri, and the svvonfl was Soldun High Svhool. lint . A ,,,. , Dorothy is used to vvelytliiiigi at Norlnandy now, and sha- was a prominent IH0lHlJt'l' of thc' Girls' Glu' lilnlv. CHARLES SMITH is one of the' inost popular lvoys in the class and rightly so, Letterman in both llnslu-tlmll and hasehall, Charley was also treasurer of the- Hi-Y. As the efficient business Illiillklgllal' of the Saga, he von- trihnted a great deal to the sul-cess of the hook. His Mirfcl af war rank in class, Ililltflkftilllll, tvstilios to his ln'illiz1nc'e. ll:-re-'s another rod-llvad, WANIDA l,l'll'l Sl'ANUlCN lllfllli. lint, likt- ull the othcr roll luvamls ill our rlass slicris livin-mlly and onsy to ple-asv. lilaylw tlwrc-'s no trnth to that old rnlo alll-r ull. Wanda. too, has tlf-1-idml to try Hl.6ll0g.'Il'lllllly as at vuroc-r. Altliongh FHANKIES KAISER spends hui' altf-r svhool time with the Clef- lllnlr, sho dm-voters all her sm-hool tinw to hw-onxingz a groonl sc-f'1'r'tz1l'y. C0l,lJll'i 'l'llUliMAN has il nannr' that do svrilws hor ontstundinv c'l1aractf-ristic', her hlonde hair. rt Golalic- is taking: u gg:-m-ral course and after high sc-hool s vig , Smuck Kuhre Hunninq C. Smith Huber Hcxgcm hope-s to do her part hy ggvtting sonw work in u mln-Iefnso plant. Untstznnling in sports wus llRfXlll'l lllllilfli. She is ont- ol' thc- liefw girls who is thx- pronrl owner of il hit lN. whit-li I'f'CllllI'PS one' thonsznnl points in physn-al training. Crnvo has llliltil' many varsity toarns invlntling, liaskvtlrall, hast-hall. volleyball and llovlwy. 'lliny NORMA llAC.fXN's typing for Saga staff and her r-X41-llvilt worlx in l'0I11Il1f'l'l'lkll courses have- prvpared her for a St"t'l't'fkll'i1ll position. lie-1' roopf-rntiw natnrc' has won thc- rvspt-ct ol students and tvam-ln-rs. Page Thirty-Nino 0l'lfllfl'LQI'lC8Ifl'lQIflt7 ELCCCI, CLlfil"8Cl,fQ, CLH6! CKULJJ OU wouldn't think that quiet SYLVIA BOBC- STEDE would ever be an actress, but she was a good one in MFootloose.'l Sylviais vital interest in school affairs accounted for her election as Student Council representative time alter time, and she has been a val- uable member of the Girls' Clee Club, Mixed Chorus and Double Mixed Quartet. NORMAN ROSEN- FELDER and his salty sense of humor have enlivened many a math and science class, since they have been his specialties. As a member of the Chemistry Club, Norm furthered his scientific knowledge. The call of MChuck" always brings forth MARlON MELTON, who was popu- larly chosen vice-president of the senior class. She was a lively member of the Girls, Clee Club and the Orchesis. Marion was elected Saga qucen's maidvof-honor of the junior school in 1940. Being small in size was no handicap to MARVIN Gloria Capstick. Peggy Pettig. Grace Huber, Carol Seytarth, und Teresa Gilardi were the only girl athletes who earned the necessary thousand points lor a big AUBUCHON as a valuable member of the wrestling squad. wMarv,si' presence was noted at all school events, which he enthusiastically attended. SARAH BOWMAN has always been popular and was well chosen as Harvest Queen last fall. MBean7' was an active member of both the Girls' Glee Club and the C. A. A. Her school-wide popularity was shown by her election as one of the five most popular senior girls. BOB FIEBCE is another boy Normandy will be sorry to lose. His interest in school affairs and attentivcness in class were admired by all his friends. Page Forty Borqstede Rosenielder M. Melton Aubuchon Bowman Fierce Altemeyer Bromwich D. Mueller CEHALDINE AL'l'lCMEYEli expects to do clerical work after graduation, and her training in commercial subjects has prepared her to do an excellent job. M,Ierry,'i as she is better known to her friends, was active in sports as a member of the C. A. A. JUNE BBOblWlCH7S love for horses is as well known around Normandy as is her blond hair. Besides her interest in riding and dramatics clubs, june was an editor of the Courier and duly elected to Quill and Scroll. Her commercial course has well prepared DOROTHY MUELLEB for the olilice work she plans to do. She made the varsity basketball and softball teams. FRED MULCAHY has gone through school in an unperturbed manner. Fred worked on the Courier staff this year, where he was a great help. His Hne tenor voice was heard in the Mixed Chorus, too. "Active in sportsil is a good description of BETTY GOLDBECK because thatls just what she was. The C. A. A. bene- fited greatly from her sportsmanship on the basketball, volleyball, baseball, and hockey teams. Betty enlivened many classes with her keen wit. A great interest in school activities was taken by JOSEPH VENEZIA, a valuable member of the Senior Orchestra, Art Society and the cast of Hlfootloosef' N0rmandy's vocal depart- ring fo a CAM ur .gikoof Cibagri 8 L is il' . ' if g f :i if '39 r 5 ' ,E .QNAH - , . . i t pg his ff as , .. L . Mulcahy Goldbeck Venezia Bredemeyer Hawley Audi-ain Darby Gray Fischer ment hail a line asset in :XNNK llltfKlNl.'XNN. as she he-long:-4l to the Girls' Ulee tflnh. Nlixed tfhorns and the Nom-Iles for three years. Anna was interested in G. A. A. and played an iinportzlnt part well in "Footloose" llllfll Xlill XX'U0'l'l-IN. lretter known to all as Diek. was a lllk'Illlll'I' ol' the Hi-Y until he joined the Navy. :X se:-retarial rareer after gfrznlnution is the ehoiee of l"l.0lll'lNlIl'l l3lll'llll'lfXlEYlfll. ller friendly disposition was welronierl in the mlraniativs and riding 1-lnlus. hoth ol' whieh she was at memlier. lhonggli small in stature, lllllllflf ll!XWl.l'lY made himself known hy his aptness in math and srienf-e 1-lasses. llruee would like to he an aviator or vln-niieal engineer. llt- was one of the main- stays ol' the enterprising: ffheinistry filnli. SlllRl.EY :XlfllllrXlN and her red hair were seen in many an assenilrly this yr-ar when the Nliyerl tihorns. Girls' tllee iilnlm. or Iloulile Mixed Quartet sang. Her witty sense ol' lnnnor has inarlierl her as a wooperatixe nieniher of the 4-lass. llark-haired CORA 'NlASS:XRll is another lintnre sem-retary from Norlnanmly. llora is known as "Shorty" and has liven aetive in rlant-ing and in the llozni' i'lt'IlIl0lllll'S lfluli. lllllllllihlll Sllxlflvlffll rloesrft ltnow eyartly what she wants to do alter ggratlnation, hut she has the personality to make at snwess in whatever 4.1 Rickmann Wooten Massard Sinovich Sterling Burner she ehoosm-s. She has heen active in sports. ft veteran of three years' standing in the Boys' Clee tilnlr and Mixed Chorus is ROY ll:XllllY. llis sense of f-ooperation and his training: in lllf'l'llilllll'Lll drawing assure hini a plaee in the tie-ltl of drafting: and arehi- tertnre. Wit-'ve all seen and Hplllilllllvll l.0l.-X GRAYS limlrer Qll'tll't'l-lllIlk"SS in dancing when she appeared in May l"etes and assemblies. Lola was naturally a mem- lrer of the Urvhesis. She has prepared for a eonnnert'ial eareer. Al.lfIl'l FlSCHl'fH and her violin have heen important to Normandy's Musie Department ever since she started. Alive riddled for the orehestra and the Norsemen and further used her innsieal talent in the Girls' Clee lllnlm. Athleties has lmeen the interest of Hltlllillll S'l'Elil.lNG, who was one of the stalwarts on the varsity wrestling team and was a ineniher of the "BN foothall squad. l-le lielongtefl to the l,K'lU'l'Illt'Il.S lllnli and jnst rerently joined the Navy Air tiorps. Dirkis writing: ahility grained him a position on the Saga staff. Everyone knows INIOGENE BARNl'lll. our l91l-3 Saga Queen. "lm" well deserved this honor for she has lieen artive in many sehool aetivities. ller vliit-it interest was the Senior Student Couneil. ol' whim-h she was the hard- working ser-retary for two years. Page Forty-One Relaxing on the campus are the most popular seniors: Bowman, Wightman, Ross, Portmann. Boehlow, Burner, Rutherford, Westover, Reed. Stanley - absent. NE of the most industrious members of the office force is MARY CORMAN, who ranked seventh in the class. She went out for sports, too, including basket- ball, volleyball, hockey and tennis. Mary's activities Were supplemented by the Victory Corps and Chemistry Club. Quiet DONALD HUELSTER was a studious boy who achieved high grades. Don made many friends because of his fine interest in all school events. As a Senior Service Scout, LORINE CAVANAUGH displayed her co-operative ability in her school classes. Lorine plans to become a telephone operator after graduation. Bowling had many enthusiastic followers in Nor- mandy's senior class. One of them was GLORIA DRAKE. uClo" also danced in the May Fetes. She intends to study interior decoration after graduation. Wfrestling in the 112 pound class, SAMMY PARDUE was Mr. Bruno's star grappler. '4Skeeter77 is taking a general course and will probably enter the army on his graduation. Back from hboot campf CHARLES JOHN- SON was seen in his newly-acquired blues of the Navy. Charlie left in January, but before that he was an active member of the Hi-Y. GERALDINE CREEN'S general course will prepare her for any career. Cerry was a responsible Hall Guard and sang with the Clee Club on many occasions. Her lrish wit brought forth chuckles in all of her classes. Having in four years attended three other schools besides Normandy, WAl.'I'lCR HARRISON was used to adjusting himself to new situations. Walter made many new friends and worked hard on his career as a draftsman. Red- headed BETTY HERRMANN is studying hard to be- come a good secretary. Taking a commercial course, Betty spent extra time learning comptometer operation. Managing thc football, track and basketball teams, t if Sl' aloa A eniorfi re a BILL CORMAN was kept busy by the Athletic Depart- ment. He also lent his Hue tenor voice to the Mixed Chorus, Clee Club, Double Mixed Quartet and the Swingsters. Bill belonged to the Hi-Y and Letterman's Club, too. The stenographic work of JUNE BUETTNER was of such fine quality that she was asked to help at the Music Departmenfs contests. She took dictation from the judges and received high commendation. This experience will help .lune for her future work as a sec- retary. Tall, quiet ROBERT ROSE made good grades and gained many friends at Normandy. Bobis main M. Gorman Huelster I.. Cavanaugh Drake Purdue C. Iohnson Green Harrison Herrmann activity was the Clee Club, of which he was a cooperative member. MARJORIE LYNCI-I's blonde hair could be noticed at all school affairs. Though she's small, Marjorie makes up on energy what she misses in stature. Teachers a11d students alike will be sorry to see her leave. Making posters, decorating at U.S.O. centers and working on projects were but a few of SUSAN ORTGIER's duties as a member of the Art Society. Susie plans to follow her training and study art as a career. Pursuing a secretarial course, MINTA ALBERT is preparing for an office job as typist. Minta should be Page Forty-Two in Sygmdof ofprogreaa mule in wenfg eam a good SU'll0gLl'ilIPllt'l'. for she is a quiet. el'fi1'ient girl. HON.-Xl.ll S'l'l'llNll4ili has lxeen marked hy his intense interest in all kinds of fire arms. His vongeniality and sterling qualities will enalnle him to do well in either the Arniy or Navy. Ronaldis extra time was spent partieipat- ing in Ili-Y aetivities. Vlfith megaphone in hand, Cl,0RlA liAl'5'l'll1K eould he seen eheering on all the teams. She was an avtive eheerleader and memlner of the Orr-hesis. As a nieniher of the CAA., "Cap" made varsity hasehall. volleyball and hockey, at-tivities that won lor her the one thousand points necessary to reef-ive B Gormcm Buettner Rose Albert Sleimer Capstick McCumber Portmcxnn Lucchesi a large Cooperating in every way with students and teaehers. YIYIAN BURNS will long: he reiuenilwered at Normandy. "Vivo left in Mareh to he married and is now in lowa. lllavk-haired, good-looking li.-XWHl'iNlfl'f DAVIS was an avtive member of the Art Department. li2lWl'f'5Ill'0 did not have much time for extra-1-urrir-ular activities lreeause of outside Work. Though IHCVVAINE lNleCUlVlBl'iH seemed to have his sole interest in niusiv, as shown by his membership in the Band, Orchestra, and Norsemeu. he was also on the traek team. made- Senior Honor Society in the eleventh grade and was at-tive in the lli-Y. Chosen as one of the live most popular senior girls, SYLYI.-X PORTNIANN participated in many avtivities. Sevretary of Orehesis, Syl danced in the May F010 and was the Juggler in the Christmas pageant ol' the 'fluggiler of Notre Dame." Through her line work on the Saga, she was elevted seeretary of the Quill and Seroll. ller high seholastif' record won her fourth plaev in the elass. Working as typist on the Saga, IJULUICES LUCICHESI gained invaluable experieluw- toward the offiee work for which she is preparing. Dolores also dam-ed with the Orchesis .4-' my V '-. V s rsgtyj s ,-Q Lynch Ortgier Burns L. Davis Webb Case and, making straight ".- Ysn. ranked third in the Class. Lending his fine lvass xoire to lnoth Nlixed Chorus and Boys' Glee Cluh, DUN Wdfllli was welleknown in the Nlusir' Department. lion went on the Diversified Occupa- tion IDl'0tIl'8.lH this year and worked well driving the visual education truck. Senior Honor Soviety in the eleventh grade! This is but one of BlC'l"l'YE ,IO CASES achieve- ments. Editor of the servive sea-tion of the Saga, mem- ller of the Quill and Scroll and singer with both Mixed Chorus and Cleo Chili, Bc-ttye also found time to main- tain high grades and ranked sixth in the 1-lass. Page FortyAThree 4 i l f These are cz few ol our classmates who left Normandy at the end of the first semester to start their college education. 'l'l-IADILY preparing herself by taking multitudinous commercial courses for entrance into the business world is GLORIA LUNUBERG. We are all Counting on Gloria,s quiet Hstick-to-it-iveness" and very pleasant dis- position to make her a success in her chosen field. Dark HARRY KRONSBEINIS happy-go-lucky attitude in and out of school f'llIll'3f'l16l'IZ6S his easy-going personality. Harry hopes to wear the Navy blue before long. Foot- lights, sports page, music' review, commercial workf Normandy is just a proving ground for LUCILLFI CASTANIIC, It tickles us to think of athletic RUTH MULICKY in the quiet occupation of bookkeeperg unless hockey, volleyball, basketball and softball can exhaust some of her boundless energy, we believe that Ruth will be a most vivacious business woman. VIRGINIA STACK, like so many of this senior class, is planning on entering some kind of defense work after graduation. During her six years at Normandy HCin', has shown considerable interest i11 science and was a member of the Biology Club. BOB BOEHLOW, the treasurer of our senior class, is no mere child. Bob has made his mark in varsity football, baseball and wrestling, and it follows naturally that he is one of the five most popular boys. A member of the dramatics club, Courier staff and coed volleyball team, ,IEANETTE MUELLER was never one to limit her fields of interest, and if l'Net" goes into clerical work as she plans, we know sheill be good in that, too, for her cheerful way and her merry smile will make her a success in any chosen work. BOB SAMEL's major interest is baseball, in which he is already known outside ol' Normandy. We are proud to say that special notice has been taken of Bobis playing by major league scouts. However, Bob also goes in for other sports, such as football and basketball. ELEANOR SPICUZZFS Mcforg 0I"l06 and Lundberg Kronsbein Custanxe Mulicky Stuck Boehlow I. Mueller Samel Spicuzzi pleasant disposition makes it hard to find anyone who doesn't like her. Eleanor is also one of Normandyis best dressed girls. One of the chosen few to make Senior Honor Society in eleventh grade was ROBERT SCHWARTZ. Until he entered college at mid-term, Bob was active as a mem- ber of Mixed Chorus, Glee Club, the Swingsters, Band and Saga. Bob has the distinction of being the second highest ranking student in the class. A potential secre- tary is MARY CAMPIONE, of whom the commercial department speaks highly. Activities like bowling make 'iCappy" an all-around student. Varsity football and soccer qualified LEWIS JOHNSON for the Letterman's Club. We wonder how much "Red" had to do with those crazy initiations. One of the favored few with a fine voice is ,IACQUELINE KELLER, and vocal groups like Mixed Chorus and Clee Club count her as a faithful member. Jackie represented the Glee Club as a candi- date for Harvest Queen. LUCILLE PARMENTER is Page Forty-Foul' 0 .SZ ji, ' - ar end ow ear a ernedfi fo an anoth:-r Norinaiuly girl who is keeping stvp with thc! HARRY W,-Xl,'l'lll'ill5. ont- ol' nur "all out for niusivi' tinn-s la planning on th-t'vnsv work. liiiville- is one ol stiulcrnts. ke:-ps Norinanaly swinging. lor heis a inenilwr the- original nu-xnlwrs ol' the vlass. of the Norsviiu-ii. Nlarn-hingt liantl. 5:-nior flonvert Banil Two lows has ,IANH l,lNUlfHS. preparation lor a anrl 0r4'lir'-stra. llarry anil his trinnpvt are a familar t'ai'ef-r in lrusinvss auml her lmrse. The nwre' ine-ntion ol' sight in all our instrinnc-ntal assvnihlif-s. Loving: all "Bonnie" will hringi forth lIll1llIIiE'l'i1lllP pivtures of ,l2lllf'iS sports, DOLUHIQS Kl'Il.SllIli govs in lor howling, ll3Slit'l- tall, 4-oppvr inarv. Although new to Norrnanrly this yr-ar, hall, and vollcyhall. L'l3o4ly's" tvainrnatvs vonstantly RllSSlCI,l, lill.ZlNU as a nienlhoi' of the Vic-tory fforps praise her sportsmanship. Nsirlm- front athlvtivs she is ancl a llivil Air l'atrol vatlet has matlv us proutl of hiin. I'f'lll6I'lIlg her int:-rm-sts on 4-h-rival work. RAOUL FEI.- Hustyfs iiitm-rust in af-ronauti4's gaiiu-'ml him a hy-litw on I,ENS'I'ElN, invnilwr of thu- Ili-Y. f,ll'1'lli"Sl.l'll-. Convert an aviation Vlbllllllll in the' liourivr, llis ainhition is to llancl aufl Nlari-hing llanil, plans on 1-ntc-ring: the auto- Schwarz Campione L. Iohnscn Linders Bilzinq Burton Walther Kelsick Fellenstein pilot an airplane- lor Unvle Sain. Music' and clraniatics are DORIS BUli'l'UN's prime interests. Tilt-Inlwrship in lroth Ulvv flluh and Mixed Chorus speak wt-ll of "Dot," Sc'r'rt-tary of thf- lli-Y, advertising manage-r of Saga. DON DAVIS was ont' of Normandyis represf-ntativcrs for a tr-rm at Boy's State. Don was also a mernher ol thw- vast of the senior play: and, as if this wermft Enough. hv admit-ml hand and howling to his avtivitiffs. If quiet, r-l'l'i4'if'iit l'l'l'IIlil, lAWlU'lNlll'l ClO6SI1.I niakc' an Pxwllelit nursv, we miss our gruf-ss, for tlwre is no onff like hs-r lor floingg a jolt right. Page Forty-Five Keller Pcxrmenter D. Davis Lawrence Hallvax Lamwersiek nioliile iutlustry: as a uorml ol' proplu-vy or warning. wc- are 1-xpfwtiiigi unusual things from that inilustry. Villa flonit know all wi- woulil lilu- to about rt-servvcl Hf-Xl,l,VAX, llllt pt-rhaps tho favt that she was well likcfd is Pnougrli. During thi- your Ann loft Normandy for the wider plains of 'l't-xas. hilt St. Louis was in her hlood, so shv's hack in town now. 'l'ruly 21 typical Normandy girl, Iill'I'lI lAlNlWl'IllSll'fK has a silver Uivlu-sis ln'a4'vlr1t antl a Quill anel Svroll key from Saga. Ruth was also a inf-inlwr ol' thc- Ulm- lfluh lor a year and served faithfully as 1-lass wlitor of ther Saga. 1 aroon ana! wdife Kfcwfi Cofor jdeme A et TIILETICS has been the main interest of LELAND BERGMEIER. He has an important member of the soccer team, and his daring catches in the outfield -especially that long fly he caught in the Blewett game-have been of great value to the baseball team. Mnsieally-minded LAVARA FARMER was the star lcellist of the Senior Orchestra. LaVara sang with the Clee Club and played with the Norsemen, too. Because of her excellent playing. she was awarded a Certificate of Merit at the County Music Festival at University City. As student-director, LaVara was the first student ever to direct the Normandy Senior Orchestra in ri public performance. ARTHUR HOLLER is a versatile person indeed. Art went out for Varsity soccer and track and was a valuable member of the Senior Band. DOROTHY DEXI-lElMER interrupted ber senior year to be married to a Normandy graduate, Harold Fox. For the twentieth time the president of the Senior Class presents in the traditional man- ner the cane bearing the class colors to the president of the Iunior Class. Here Bill Stanley makes the presentation to Roy Schaeizel. Dot then transferred to a Florida high school, Where she finished her senior year. While she was here, however, she did some really fine reporting on the Courier and aided in the library. The witty remarks of OSCAR BERGERDINE were the high points in many of his classes. Oscar made many friends and attained good grades while at Normandy. JUNE CASSlN's most important characteristic was her blonde hair. .lune had a clever wit and engaging personality. Bergmeier Farmer Holler Fox Berqerdine Cassin Duffy Shouse Grass Black-haired BETTY DUFFY worked hard in the commercial department and achieved good grades as a result. Gaining valuable experience, Betty spent her extra time working in one of the local stores. The Music Department claimed MARILYN SHOUSE as one of its star singers. Marilyn's fine soprano voice will be missed by the Mixed Chorus and Clee Club. She also found time for girls' athletics-both volleyball and basketball. Varsity Baseball, Basketball, Golf and Bowl- ing outlined the sports activities of LLOYD GRASS, one of the outstanding athletes of the class. Lloyd worked hard on the advertising staff of the Courier and was loyal to the Hi-Y and its many activities. Small, energetic TERESA Gll,ARDl was the most active of girls? sports enthusiasts. By making basketball, volleyball, hockey and baseball teams, Teresa made 1,000 points and won her large "N.'i In all Orchesis per- formances, Mrs. Schneider could always count on Teresa to do her part. She worked on the advertising staff of the Saga, as well as performing the thousands of small tasks that she willingly, happily and com- petently carried through to completion. Quiet, reserved ANN CESTRICH did not confine her interests to the Page Forty-Six alazi ana! Qjownzi for gm uafion xercifieri vi Gxlardi Gestrich Dwyer Haley Penn Collins Kohlman Luur King Chemistry Cluh. 'Xnn inade good grades and ranked high as a result. Many times she helped the olliee foree out of tight spots hy her ellieient work. Blonde hair. laughing.: eyes, a ready joke-these r'harar'teristies typily DON DWYICR. As eaptain of the Hall Guards this year he has done his job well. llon was also an interested. at-tive member of the Hi-Y. Taking commercial eourses. AUDREY CARPENTER prepared for her chosen steno- graphie career. and she did well in them. Audrey's sweet personality and disposition will help her greatly. Tall, black-haired NORMAN HASKEl.l. was another hoy who will he remembered for his quiet hearing and ready, helpful manner. Navy blue now adorns CHARLES RALEY instead of his former 'izootv suits. Charley quit in the first semester to join the Navy. Before leaving: he was loyal to the Hi-Y. Efficient, vivaeious JUNE PENN worked on the olliee foree and was a Saga typist. June also went out for all girls' sports and made hockey, hasketball and hasehall teams. MARY JANE COLLINS, who is taking a general course, has prepared for any eareer. She is an ahle memher of the Urehesis, C. rl. -X. and Girls' Clee liluh. RAYMOND HORSTDANIEL was ehielly a sports- nnan. Ray made Varsity Foothall and Varsity Som-er. 1 ... f i , -, ' ov- y , ffy. 7 Carpenter Haskell Horstduniel Nobilinq Taylor Lowe Sevond semester he went on the llixersitied Owtipatioiis 1-ourse. PEGGY N0l3ll.lNG always had a wiseeraek or witty remark ready to enliven her elasses. Pegg partici- pated in malty school events and danved in the Nlay Fetes. Another fixture nurse is EMMA KUHLMAN. Quiet and unassuming, she is taking Courses whit-h will enallle her to follow her chosen profession sueeessfully. ELOISE IAUH reeeixed seeretarial experienee from her work as a Courier typist. Eloise-'s sweet disposition and sense of humor will help her in her work. One of the most eonscientious workers in the senior c-lass is CRAWFORD KING. He will he missed hy the Saga and Hi-Y, in whieh his many talents were appreeiated. Un the busi- ness staff of the Saga 'ffralwfu assisted in eollertions and was always ready to do anything to help in the myriad prolllelns of puhlieation. llaskethall. volleyhall. haselmall and hoekey were the sports activities of lll'i'l"l'Y IANE 'l':XYl.OH. Betty l.ane was also a line representative on tho Student fiouneil and eontrihuted mueh to the smooth- llunetioning ol' our student government. HUBERT l.UVir'E's loyal sehool spirit has made him a well-liked and respeeted hoy. lluhert has made niany friends, who are sure that he will he a eredit to Nnrniandy in what- ever he ehooses to do. Page Forty-Seven The best athletes of 1942-43. Voted out- standing in sports by coaches and teachers were Bob Boehlow and Carol Seyicxrth. ALL-GUARD BOB ANDERSONIS. practical jokes have provoked many laughs in the classroom. Besides being in the band for three years, he has gone out for track, football and wrestling. Andy's zoot-suits are the object of many a good-natured crack. One of the most active girls in the senior class is NANCY LEE MARKMANN, who is in the Dramatic Club, on the Courier Staff and has appeared in both '4Footloose" and "Spring Fever." Her lilting voice has been heard in the Mixed Chorus, Clee Club and Nonettes for the last three years. The old saying that good things come in small packages is true of EDVVARD CARRISON. Besides being active in sports, playing on the Varsity Football, Basketball and Baseball teams, Eddie was also one of the most popular boys on the campus. VIOLA MONTAGUE is known for her culinary art in the Home Economics Department and is also active in girls, sports, having been a member of the Girls' Ath- letic Association for three years. Before being married, DOROTHY GERLING had planned on following a career in the business world. Dot was a Courier typist, which would have helped her a lot after graduation. Friendly, cheery JANE EDWARDS is eagerly sought by people and organizations because of her good grades and her willingness to cooperate. "Janie" will enter the busi- ness world after graduation. DEAN CLICK, interested in the scientific courses, was another student who left Normandy after the first semes- ter for Rolla School of Mines. Dean also took a part in f'Footlo0se," the three-act comedy given during the first semester. Dean's quiet manner and personality made him well liked by both students and faculty. DOROTHY PAETZOLD did a good job as Circulation Editor of the Courier. She handled it with a swift efficiency which will be of benefit to her after graduation. Dorothy also managed to get high grades in commercial subjects. ome eniord Curly, black-haired OLIVER SCHROEDER has only been attending Normandy for two years, but in that time he has made himself a well-liked figure through his work on the Football and Track teams. His main inter- ests are the shop courses. Remember the Irish-American theme at the St. l'at's Dance three years ago? And do you remember MAXINE DAVIS who was selected queen although she was only in the tenth grade then? That was certainly proof that she has many friends who like her swell personality. Dark, handsome MEURIEL REED is laughingly called Anderson Markmann Garrison Montague Gerling Edwards Glick Pqetzold Schroeder L'Sabu', because of his close resemblance to the young native actor. Meuriel does not limit himself to elephants, however, for he is a Hall Guard and is interested in all Hi-Y activities. The power behind this yearbook of 1943 is BLANCHE STODDARD, the editor. 5'Sis" was also an editor on the Courier, made the Senior Honor Society in eleventh grade, was the 4'Best Citizenl' in tenth grade, sang with the Glee Club and Mixed Chorus, was treas- urer of the Quill and Scroll and was a Student Council Representative. No spare time did she have! Another good item in a small package is GENE ARRAS, who is Page Forty-Eight i' f C ff 88 'MIG QCLUQ Ol" 0 892 llfl CLI'llfl6ll" Sports Editor ol the Courier and has lent his wit and disposition to the Ili-Y as well as the Bowling Club. Genes sporting column is eagerly sought in eaeh Courier by all sports enthusiasts. Upon her arrival here from Ritenour High School. Kil,AlRl'l BEACH immediately heeame a menilier of the Art Soeiety. Claire hopes to he ahle to follow some sort of work in this line alter graduation. ller pleasant manner and quiet eharm won her many new friends. PAUL YVILLIAMS, a memher of the lli-Y. Corridor Force. Student Couneil. Senior Honor Soeiety. and the Jr'-ff x IFR M. Davis M. Reed Stoddard Williams Belling Spahn Doyle Huey Becxmun Saga Staff. also found time to make Varsity Football. "Fuzz" was treasurer of the Quill and Seroll he-fore he left for Rolla School of fllines in january. An outs standing sportswoman is THEOIA llAl.l.lNG. 'Vheola has made varsity teams in haskethall. volleyhall and hasehall. The C. A. A. will miss her hard playing and good sportsmanship. Tall. lilond PAUL SPAHN had enough eredits to leave sehool in january. Paul seemed harmless enough as a llall Guard hut was a real terror on the football lield. playing well on the '42 Varsity. MAHJORIE HLAN'l'0N's greatest talent was her "Art" ol' handling the lihrary. Aliss llolnies will have a hard time replaeing her. lor her line work and pleasant per- sonality hawe made her a real helper. This was also RUSH ANN Fll'll.lYs first year. and she. too. quiekly got into the swing ol things. lvfose Ann was a nieniher ol' hoth the Clee Ciluh and the U. A. A. VIRGINIA lJUYl.lC has one ol, the sweetest disposi- tions ol any girl in our 4-lass. "Uinny." always laughing, should he one jump ahead ol' most people in sueeeeding alter graduation. Heil-haired ,IUIIN HUPIY does not have a ll'lIlIlPl'ilIll4"lll to lit his "t'ill'l'0l'l.0II.-H ,laek is as 'POW- Arras Beach Blanton Field Blankenship Blust lun-loving as the next one. and everyone knows of his great wit. Although this was Nl.-XRNA BE,-XXlAN's tirst year here. she quiekly heeame at-quaiuted with the routine through her work in the olliee. GER.-Xl.lJlNlf l3l,ANKlfN5Hll"s dimples are the envy of everyone. Uther enviahle traits ol' "Gerry" are her outstanding ahility in the liomniereial Department and her elear voiee heard with the lilee lflulx. l,AYlCHNl'f l3l,US'l' has heen known for her willingness and helpfulness in all projeets at Normandy, l.aYerne hopes to lreeome a stenographer after graduation. Page FortyfNine ? A list oi relaxation is in order for the three students who led their class in grades: Dolores Lucchesi, Bob Schwarz. and Victoria Meqaris. incur-rvrzn ,IACQUELINE UPHOUSE enjoyed girl's sports and was one of the best players out for the teams. .Iackie always spent plenty of time on her homework, but she found extra time to gather information for the Courier. Iflusically-minded .IOE DI CAMPO was easily recognized any place by his black, wavy hair. A member of the Band, Orchestra, Theater Orchestra and Norsernen, .Ioe had a well-filled schedule. However, hc still found ample time to take an active part in all Ili-Y projects. BETTY I'ONTE's shorthand and typing: classes will stand her in good stead when she applies for stenographic duties after graduation. Soccer, football and baseball each in its season claimed the energy and time of LAWRENCE VOL0. That 'lAhe77 made all these varsity teams showed his ability and interest in activities and school events. Tall, blonde MARGARET JOHNSTON was a staunch supporter of the Art Society. Margzaretis zeal in the Society's projects marked her as a cooperative, valuable member. Her work on murals and posters was seen on all the bulletin boards. Being interested in sports, JACK MATHEVV- SON made both MBU and HCM Football and was a star member of the Bowling Club. Jack's Hjitterlniggingri' was a high spot at all thc school dances. Quiet, unobtrusive MARION BEAR has been at Nor' mandy only two years but has rlistinguished herself by her excellent classroom attitude and by good grades. Marion was elected to the Student Council this year and served well and faithfully. Although BOB ZBAREN seems quiet to those who know him only slightly, he is really one of the wittiest boys of our class. Bob's sense of humor and pleasant disposition made him a valuable member of the Ili-Y. Small, curly-headed JOSEPHINE O'DELL was very much in evidence whenever any instru- Puqe Fifty 2 xg eniom lfflicle nferedi Uphouse DiCampo Ponte Volo M. Iohnston Mathewson Bear Zbclren 0'Del1 mental music group appeared. Active i11 the Band, Orchestra and Theater Orchestra, Jo was featured with the Norsemen in an oboe solo, 4'The Snake Charmerf' She won a certificate of award for her excellent per- formance at the County Music Festival. That beautiful cover of the Christmas Courier was drawn by JOHN DAVIDSON. Johnny came to Nors mandy from a city school but was admitted to the Art Society immediately because of his artistic talents. BEATRICE KEISKER was a competent, efficient helper in Mr. Shouseis office. Bea's pleasantness and smile will be missed next year when she will endeavor to seek an office position. Being president of the senior class was a big job, Init BILL STANLEY handled it well. Bill's drawings are well known to the entire school, for they have enlivened the pages of the Courier and Saga for the last six years. His friendliness and intense interest in all school activities won for him the position of the most popular boy in the senior class. Any time he had left V. l iivemlodhecf in arioud .xgcfiuified was taken up with Hi-Y, Bowling illub, Quill and Scroll and Intramural sports. IXYHIUANN SACHS came to Normandy from an Eastern school. but she has already made many friends. Her pleasant disposition and keen wit were displayed in all ber classes, Making the 'iff' and MB" football teams, KI. W. l'lAlNllL'l'ON rounded out his athletics by participating in the Bowling Club. Coming to Normandy from the city, EVELYN BARBIR was a valuable addition to the class. Her appointment as hall guard indicated the trust her teach- ers have in her. Laughing. happy-go-lucky JOHN It , . , -, rt if as a , M . Q tl, Ere is , f 3 , , l 1 ra It ' if MM? I Davidson Keisker Stanley Barbir Lynes Preise Toomey Haynes Melter LYNICS countered his activities around the Clee Club and Mixed Chorus. A favorite with all his classmates because of his light-hearted disposition, .lohn was a member ol' the Hi-Y. Students who saw MARIE FREISE Walking around mumbling to herself were slightly puzzled. but later, when they discovered she had a lead role in "Spring Feverf' the senior play, they understood. Marie was second page editor of the Courier, in the honorary Quill and Scroll and sang with the Senior Girls' Clee Club. Though quiet and reserved, EARL WILSON was one of the best Vikings on the gridiron. Earl's school spirit and pleasant disposition made him one of the most popular boys in the class. DORIS COSHOWE interests were not Confined to the Nlusii- Department. but she did spend a lot of time there. singing with both the 'Nlixed Kfhorus and Clee fflub. Darkshaired, reserved Wll,l,lAlNl 'IIOOMICY has not been at Normandy long but already has made countless friends. Bill's attentiveuess and quiet manner brought him the good grades he deserved. NADINE ll,-XYNICS has been active in girls' sports for the last three years. Nadineis Cooperative nature and ready sniile won her Sachs Hamilton Wilson Coshow Kelly Lawson many friends. C0-captain ol' the basketball team was an honor held by BILL lN'lI'Il,'l'l'lll. Bill's ability to tip that ball into the hoop helped Norinandyis Vikings countless times. He was also on the winning intramural football team. "Never serious" is the best way to describe .IANH KELLY. Jane's witty remarks have convulsed many classes. Her activities include dancing for the May Fetes and riding with the Riding Club. ROBERT' LAWSON was familiar to all because of his wavy. brown hair. Bolfs active participation in Normandy events marked him as an all-around boy. Page Fifty-One enior .fdfdifeo 7!WaLe Cl, ofiazifing Mace c ECCY DUNNE's flashing smile and keen lrish wit are two things that will be missed next year. Peg has Worked in many school activities: among them are Student Council, Glee Club and Art Society. Blonde, good-looking EUGENE WILLS was another who took advantage of Diversified Occupation. Although Gene drove the visual education truck for the Normandy school, he managed to maintain high grades. LUCILLE DOREY's black hair is known throughout the senior class. Lucille should have joined a debating team, as arguing is one of her strongest points. CLAUDE Wll.KlNSClNls quiet manner masks a friendly, intelligent boy. Claude is known for his gen- eral class attentiveness. He is also one of the few boys interested in commercial training. Dark-haired JOSE- PHINE DUOLEY is one of the nicest girls of our senior class. Although Josephine had an interest in the stage They led our varsity teams: Egli and Melter. basketball: Boehlow. wrestling: Grass. qolf: Fuchs, football: Wiqhtman, baseball. and was in the dramatics club, she will choose marriage rather than a career. The most all-around and typical of seniors is MYRON VVIGHTMAN. President of the Student Council, president of the Hi'Y, circulation man- ager and athletic editor of the Saga, and a member of the hand for three years, Mike also made Varsity Base- ball and Football for three years. Mike iinished the year by being elected as one of the live most popular boys of the senior class and captain of the baseball team. Being circulation manager of the Courier was a tough P. Dunne Wills Doi-ey Wilkinson Dooley Wiqhtman Dondas lust MacCready job, but PAT DONDAS handled it well. As a high- stepping drum niajorette of the Marching Band, Pat rounded out her activities by being a member of the Orchesis. Tall WILBERT JUST was well liked because ol his pleasant disposition and quiet bearing. Though Vlfilbert was absent once a week to work, he maintained above average grades. That diminutive girl who makes all those witty remarks in our classes is JEANNE MacCREADY. l'Mac" went out for basketball and vol- leyball and has danced in the last three May Fetes. She worked on the Saga Staff, too. Another typist and home economies student is LOIS JANE BECKHAM. Lois will be remembered lor her black, wavy hair and pleasant disposition. Though MARGARET LEVENE looks like a quiet girl, she is really lively when you get to know her. lVlaggie's ehief extra-curricular activity was the Bowling Club, in which she was a prominent worker. DlCK MELl,.lS's high scholastic rating enabled him to make the Senior Honor Society in eleventh grade and to leave Normandy for Washingtoii U. at the end of the hrst semester. He was missed very much by Mr. Reigert and the track team. Dick was also secretary of the Hi-Y and a member of Page Fifty-Two emfie uefi mon? fde ' mmorfagi Win. AX gn. at NMI ' xxx, 1 . - f- , 1: 3-5 Beckham Levene Mellis Dew Will H. Melton Wormington Burdol Koester the Saga stafl. l,ight-haired NIIHQINIA S'I'UEHNlI'lYlCll was seen in the Girls' Glee iiluh programs and as- seinlmlies. Virginia was a Cooperative and friendly girl in all IIGI' six years at Normandy. Une of the heauties of our elass is ANNA SCHEFZIK. Going out for volley- lvall and helping in the orliee. Anna was kept lulsy, lint she managed to keep her seholastit' rating high. The Student Counril was fortunate in her eleetion. Clever DONNIIC I3EW's artistry was shown on the murals, posters, and decorations whirh she did as a IIIUIHIJCI' of the Art Soeiety. Donnie was aIways willing to spend long hours on projects. Diversified LIVVIIIILIIIKJII was the thing for KENNIYIIII WII,I.. A quiet. ellivient lroy, he made an ideal usher at the Ainlmassador 'l'heatre. Another popular girl of our f-lass is HAZEI. lXlEl.'l'ON. As proof of her popularity, hllaze" was eleeted elass sec-retary in the eleventh grade. and represented the vlass in the Saga Queenis eourt in the tenth grade. For two years she was a memher of the Senior Girls' Clee iflulr. That lwright red hair eonld lrelong to no one llut YIOLA 'NIII.I.FR. Although Yi transferred from another sehool, she's made many friends already at Normandy and she has iavoralily impressed her teachers. Sports, plays and honorary life all 1-laimed PEGGY l'If'l"l'lC. 1 4 Stuehmeyer Scheizik Violcx Miller Pettiq Lueking Virginia Miller .-Ks Girls' Athletir' Editor of the Saga staff and memlner of Quill and Sr-roll. lleg was a very lrnsy girl. She also made the volleyhall. llaskethall and hoekey team. appeared in two sehool plays, was in lnoth Mixed Chorus and Girls' Clee tilulm, and made the Honor Society. That unruly uowliek eould belong to no one lint ROLAND VVORMINGTON. Roland enjoyed the shop courses and was one of the Mixed Chorus and Boys' Glee fllulfs hest liaritones for three years. ALICE IIAHIJOLIS aptness in Commereial suhjeets proves that she will be a sueeess in her Chosen stenographie work. 'l'eac-hers will long remember Alive for her Hne lmehavior and good grades. Nlr. Hiegerfs traek star was our own BILL KOESTER. Bill also made Varsity Basketball. and his jokes enlivened many a I-li-Y meeting, Bill eould always he eounted on to do his best in anything. He was especially interested in seienee and math courses. Bl'l'l"llY LOIS LUEKING was one of the two girls who left for WIHSIIIIIQIIOII If. at the lmeginning of ser-ond semester. Bettyis red head was seen in all Girls' Glee filnlm programs lvefore she left. for she has heen Il prominent memher for the last three years. Tall, lnlondc VIRGINIA MILLER was known for her quiet mzumer. Virginia took vonunereial suhjeets in whivh she did well. Pqqe Fifty-Three Commencement! Blue and white caps and gowns make cx colorful. impressive picture as the 1942 class receive their diplomas. sgjfuclenffi ,MLP in wil time that he has been here. NANCY GARDNER has made a place for herself at Normandy through her personality and warm friendship. nNance" can always have a good time with other girls and boys. She was in the Mixed Chorus and Clee Club for several years. Quiet, unassuming NORRERT RICKHER was known for his blond, wavy hair. His attentiveness and conduct in class and regular performances with the Boys' Clee Club gained the respevt of faculty and students alike. Taking pre-flight glider and shop Courses, FRANK MUEGCE hopes to Sll4'f'HCLl in the held of aviation, Frank's perseverance and quiet, good nature should help him greatly. ,IOANNA NELM's aptitude in her First Aid course is proof of her elear, level thinking in all emergencies. Fcxsncrcht Zemcm Gardner Rickher Muegqe Nelm Wunderlich Ccxvcmuuqh Wolf Eqli McKinnis Weible Brooks HE quick and pleasant personality of CHARLOTTE FASNACHT is especially well known in the Home Economies Department. Charlotte's interest in home nursing rourses indicates her natural tendency towards homemakiug. From McBride came red-headed CHARLES ZEMAN at the beginning of this year. Charlie's boom- ing laugh has made him a favorite of many in the short Joanna has only been at Normandy a year, but we have already recognized her dependable nature. Blond, well- dressed CHARLES VVUNDERLICH came to Normandy from Country Day two years ago. ln the two years that he has been here, Charlie has been active on the Saga, in the Hi-Y, and as a member of the Track Team. Re- member the whirl that TOM CAVANAUGH created in Page Fifty-Four l A if P.. . wzenf Oftcem male Cfaafs ne 0 gm! the social circle when he first arrived? Then he grad- ually took an interest i11 Normandyis activities aIId his Eastern aveent became less and less noticeable. LLOYD VVOI.F's long, black hair and his walk, that van be described only as a lope, are familiar sights in the halls which he watches during his period as a Hall Guard. Back to Normandy after a year's absence came HERMAN EGLI. The Basketball team, of which he was Go-captain, welcomed him bark, well aware of his invaluable defensive work as a guard. Blond, friendly ELEANOR MCKINNIS is taking a general vourse to prepare herself for anything: she I-hooses to do. She is a dependable girl and will be remembered by all. A real speed demon On the type- writer is VVILLIAM WEIBLE. Bill was quiet and un- ruffled iII his manner and always willing to cooperate. JEANETTE BROOKS' dependability in the Commercial Department marked her as a sure bet for success. Her line Work and pleasant disposition should make her a model Stenographer. CLASS MOTTO They conquer who believe they can. CLASS COLORS MAROON AND WHITE SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS BILL STANLEY - - MARION MELTON ' DOROTHY WEIDLE - BOB BOEHLOVV - SENIOR - - - - President - Vice-President - Secretary - Treasurer HONOR SOCIETY VICTORIA MEGARIS BOB SCHWARZ DOLORES LUCCHESI SYLVIA PORTMANN VIRGINIA ROGERS BETTYE JO CASE MARY HELEN GORMAN PAUL WILLIAMS JULIA MAINORD NADYNE MATHIS GENE ARRAS IMOCENE BARN1-:R SYLVIA BORGSTEDE JUNE BROMWICH RICHARD CROSS DON DAVIS MARIE FRIESE ANN GESTRICH TERESA GILARDI ANNA LOU GWYN VIRGINIA HAGEINIANN VIRGINIA KIRKPATRICK CAROL LUDWIG NANCY MARKMANN MARIAN MELTON HAZEL MELTON JOSEPHINE O,DELL JUNE PENN REVA RUEHL ANNA SCHEFZIK OUTSTANDING JUN IORS MARILYN SHOLSE CHARLES SMITH RICHARD STERLING JOE WALTERS BETTY WESTAVEII DEWAINE MCCUMBER RICHARD MEIILIS PEGGY RATH1-IRT BLANCHE STODDARD PEGGY PETTIG RALPH BUCHMUELLER HELEN KOTTENIAN DULCINA ROSSEL BETTY DELVAS DON PEET GLENN SILER ROBERT FLORI MARY RATHERT ROY SCHAETZEL Page Fifty-Five TOP ROW: Edwards, Gehle, Laberer, B. Kroeqer. Kottemann, K y 1 e , Long, Schuler, Flori, Stewart, Car- penter. SECOND ROW: Nick, Simshauser, Landis, Engel- brecht, Loesch. D. Kroeger, L a y t o n , Staqeman, Kruse. FIRST ROW: Foley, Long- hofer, Milburn, Knoll, Bronk- horst. Koetter, Lawrence, Kelly, Lawson, Lee. TOP ROW: White, Peters, Parke, Peet. D. Rossel, M. Roesel, Franklin, Beard, B. Parke, Davis. SECOND ROW: Rathert, Ast, S. Wil- son, Rummel, Crawford, Rudy, Renaud, Zeller, Hale. FIRST ROW: Ross, Risch, Parmenter, Rumley, Wil- liams, Green, McMenamy, Reed, Price. TOP ROW: Snowden, Lara- mie, Eqli. Corner, Metzner, Kansteiner, Moeller, Meiners, Bowen, Courvoisier, Iacob- sen. SECOND ROW: Brown, Hale, Sturgeon. Beita, Mas- sot, Fennerty, Matthews, Thompson, Imhoden. FIRST ROW: Foelsch, Fleer, Fuer- m a n , Nielsen, Lindner, Doherty, Neaqles. Hazen, Boester, Olive. TOP ROW: Cummings, Gaines, Bogowit, Gore, Deier- mann, Bunten, Duncan, Starkey, Stuerman, Hoist, Koeneman. SECOND ROW: Chambers, Gaie, Davis, Har- bison, Diesel, McConahy, Dixon, Klott, Dilley. FIRST ROW: Gore, Dean, Smith, Bourner, Franklin, Bardon, Ezell, McClinton, Brooks, Haupt. uniom relaare for olleaclerfiilo OOKING back over this crowded and exciting year, the juniors may well he proud of themselves. Many junior names were seen on staffs, teams, casts and honor rolls. ln athletics, juniors had at least one repre- sentative on every varsity. Schaetzel, lVleiners, Page Fifty-Six Neet, Duncan, Roberts, Thayer, Schneider, Samels and Siler-all worked hard on various teams. Jane Zeiser was the shining star of girls' athletics. Jane, one of the best figure skaters in the country, recently Won the Missouri A. A. U. award and skated at Madison Square Carclen in New York City. Led liy lioy Schaetzel. prcsiclentg Joe Nleiners, vivo-presidcntg Jam- Core, secretaryg and Jeanette Schill. treasurer. the Junior Class of '13 prvselilvfl il Prom lllv seniors will long rememlwr as the high point of lheir lust yvur at ihorinuncly. TOP ROW: Temme, Zack, Thayer, Van Leuven, Walsh, Blessman, Usher, Thies, Wray, Tesson, Frett, Whittler. SECOND ROW: Voqler, Mc- Guire, Zdvorak, Iackson, Whiihick, Heuser, McKay, Schaefer, Warma. FIRST R O W: Kinqslan, Davis, Banister, Rossen, Meckiessel, Walsh, McCork1e, Widmer, Mallett, Daischer, Hard. TOP ROW: Appelt, English, Kemmler, Navy, Sinz, New- qent, G e n o , Chamblin, Graves, Hamm. SECOND R O W: Nichols, Glauert, Samel, Iohnson, Geiselmann, McGovern, Schindler, Foster, Haas. FIRST ROW: Fuersi, I. Meyers, Schott, E. Meyers, Iuenger, Bush, Devos, Bur- gess, Koch, Delvas. TOP ROW: McCallisler, M c K a bne y , Lewis, Wicks, Henkel, Kramer, W o o d , Bogowit, Molden, Wehmeyer, Ousley. SECOND ROW: Fittie, Siimel, Glasser, Miller, Orr, Schirr, Counls, Griener, Deutschmann, Yung. FIRST ROW: O'Brian!, Mc- Cool, Krohn, Smith, Duffy, Ballman, A l th i e d e , Iones, Bariield, Auty, Schoolman. T O P R O W: Bridqeii, Neagle, Buchmueller, Messer- schmidt, Ernst, S il e r , P e l e n t a y , Miller, Carney, Schneider, Powers. SECOND ROW: D. Moore, Link, Mac- Donald, Springli, Heidemann, Beifcx, Hancock, Schirmer, P. Moore. FIRST ROW: Smilh, Iohnson, Schneider, Bauer, i Mesle, Schill, Mueller. Smith, Stille, Daniel, Catcxrnichi. Franvos S1-liirr, liuseinary M1,:C0nal1y, and Betty jvun javksoii, vznlclirlales for St. llatas Queeng Gloria Widmer and Jeanette Schott, cailcliflalvs for Harvest Queen. led the class socially. liepresenting the 1-lass in the Saga Queenis vourl were Hula lllllli'21Il and Framzcs Scliirr. ilu- must popular Slllflt'lllS. Pizqe Fifty-Seven TOP ROW: Rogers, Luc- chesi, Roettger, Wentzel, Cunningham, Siegler, C. Iohnson, Keeven, Mcl-Iugh, Kirkpatrick, Kuethe, Mosby. SECOND ROW: Kremer, Rott- man. Chambers, Gillman, Huber, Sieckmann, Casa- mento, FIRST ROW: Mueller, Morton, Schwenk, Wirt, McMichael, Kaechele, Schoemehl, Den- nis, Correll, Biggs, Dodge, Colonius. TOP ROW: Eschbach, Otto, Gorman, Gore, Ortqier, Dietrich, McCraig, Lorraine, Booth, Rosso, Miller. SEC- OND ROW: Foster, Widmer, Roltsmeyer, Peeples, Rosner, Surkamp, A. Iohnson, Roth, Schaiiner, Robinson, Ulmet. FIRST ROW: V. Iohnston, Larson, Byrd, Couch, Lim- berq, Rose, Kramer, Goiner, Mallett, Navy, Pero, Burlison. TOP ROW: Hollingsworth, Arens, Doerr, Gruenewald, Robbins, Curtis, Winer, Brennan, Roedemeier, Hirst, Adams. SECOND ROW: Graf, Felter, Brandes, Gisi, Dysart, Payne, Guariqlia, Pllueger, Hoeiler, Muir. FIRST ROW: Geno, Clawson, Bourner, B a r b i r , S c h o t t e r beck, Heintzmann, Grant, Sloan. TOP DeZern, Barker, Phipps, man. SECOND ROW: Werder, Siege, Witt, Gruenwald, Svehla, Gillespie, Bartholow, Mac Gloshen, Millay, Buch, Coshow. FIRST ROW: Maisel, Luebbert, Dwyer, Taylor, Weber, Wallace, Ruckman, B. Smith, Vach, Hoefelman, Steimel. Shemwell, Rue gg . O Sinn, V. Smith, R O W : C a r n e y , Eickmann, Murphy, Alsbury, Knepper, Biggs, Frost, Free- .SJ0 Aomored Confinue gicfucafion HE TENTH GRADE certainly had a lot of vim and vigor this year. For beginners in the senior high, they had their share of honors in both sports and social affairs. Honor in sports goes to James Ortgier and ,Norman Biermann, first-string footballers Page Fifty-Eight Norman was elected captain of the 1943 Foot- ball Team. Toni Barrett, Charles Curtis, Carl Radcliff, Dick Houchens, James Tirnlin, Jack Robbins, and Vllalter Mc-Hugh were basketball stalwarts. Not to be outdone by the boys who have had the honors in sports. the girls reveived the social honors. 'limo populur tenth-graders. Vivienne Smith ancl Carol Clayton. were up for Harvest Queen. Two of the happiest people in the tenth grade were Mary Wiorni- ingtou and Neely Fulbright. who were chosen as the most popular girl and hoy of their 1-lass. TOP ROW: Britt, Balducci, Day, Kroening, Peper, Love, Storm, Wilson, Wallace, Teravest, Bortosky, Arens, Timlin. SECOND ROW: Schroeder, Nieman, Ball- inger, Thaman, I. Iohnson, Bick, Zeller, Brunner, Weber, Brown. FIRST ROW: Dilly, Bouquet, Knight, Bell, Yoe- mans, Crinnion, Williams, Phillips. Costello, Rogers, Bear, Lee. TOP ROW: Heberer, Ioplin, Zern, Ditiord, Larkin, Beach, L. Ladendecker, McDermott, Mitchell, Casey, Hagemeyer, SECOND ROW: Deutsch- mann, Hardy, Edwards, Clayton, Lorraine Eckhotl, LaVerne Eckhoti, Van Sickle, Moeller, Langenwalter, Foster. FIRST ROW: Ken- nedy, Brown, Duffy, Cundift, R. Ladenclecker, McDonald, Brandhorst, Chadwick, Klein, Derrick, Fritz. TOP ROW: Sexton, I. Wil- son, Sachs, Himmelberger, Harte, Wehmer, Radcliff, Meyers, Bartels, Winter, Plenetay, Bauer. SECOND ROW: I. Iohnston. Samet, Ernst, Wright, Neskas, Burgi, Bergman, Iunglinq, Cava- nauqh, Eickelberqer. FIRST ROW: Werle, Reynolds, Rovira, Goldbeck. Huggins, Horton, M. Wilson, Turk, Bauman. Fallert, Hunsel. TOP ROW: Counts, C. Schulte, R. Schulte, Fleischauer, Hos tkoetter, Schmidt, Wallace, Hertich, A. Smith, Martin, Schaefer. SECOND ROW: Heinicke, R. Iones, Math i s . Kolkmeyer, Sanders, F. Iones, Huston, Wormington, Dahl. F I R S T ROW: Retherford, Leeker, Dailey, Beurskens, Dale, Uecker, Pinns, Collett, Tebbe, Pitcairn. Neely Fulhright. their alile presirleut. elli- eiently carried out all the eluss business with the assistance of the vieeepresident. Lyflizr Fritzg the seeretary, lletty liiggsg and liill Storm, treasurer. With sueh a successful lie- ginning in their first year in senior high these sturlents shoulrl :nuke their mark. Page Fifty-Nino TOP ROW: R. Wolf, Fink, Fleischauer, Cissell, Fushak, Iackson, Altheide, Kruse, Bredehott, Woodworth, Ulrich. SECOND ROW: Reinert, Moore, Lux, Thur- man, Humphries, M e u r e r , Crowley, West, DeGuentz, Rahmberg. FIRST ROW: Pillisch, Cundiff, Wehmueller, Huber, Coshow, LaGant, Bonney, L a w r e n c e , Klott, Maineri, Murphy. O TOP HOW: Farmer, Iohn- son acobson Ar us Vail , I , 9 , , Fischer, Bareis, Glick, Dobyns, Baldwin, Guion. SECOND ROW: Larkin, Gil- man, Davis, Montague, B. Bauer, Herring, Foster, Smitn, Edes, Keeney. FIRST ROW: Galmiche, Anselmo, Kriet- meyer, Studt, White, Guinther, O'Reil1y, R. Bauer, Hunkeler, Haupt, Barrister. O TOP ROW: Bach, Hundley, Dunbar, Smith, Schultz, Butler, Fischer, Fanning, Painter, Wedepohl, Ritter. SECOND ROW: Holler, Dug- gan, Kniep, Cassin, Black- well, Haqcm, Bardon, Allen, Hume, Ladendecker. FIRST ROW: Kennedy, Iones, Corn- ing, Mulcahy, Marre, Kunz, Carver, Huett, Gilda, Delohi, Boenker. TOP ROW: McCellan, Giessmcm, H ul ah cz n , Fox, Goessmann, Bartram, Scott, F r a n k s , Illinik, Forvs, Kloeppner, Bosel, Hale. SEC- OND ROW: See, Barber, Kronmueller Iohnson, Weiqand, Martin, Kyle, Binder, Reustle, Kasper. FIRST ROW: Mcliiddy. Par- due, Henkel, Ketts, Mellis, Wicks, Olive, Ch a rtran d , Guthrie, I. Reed, Lawrence, R. Reed, Maris. C' C' A red men inid RADUATION seems to he the foremost topic of conversation among the ninth- graders. They are graduating from the junior high school and will he a part of the senior high next year. This year the ninth- graders have had the majority of their classes in the senior huilding and are already well Page Sixty junior acquainted with their upper classlnen. lt is very unusual for a freshman to make a varsity team, hut Don Kronsbein and Mel Swyers filled the qualifications and starred on the Basketball Team. Mel was also on the Football Team and showed his ability which will he valuable to the varsity. ln tho Illlflflli' nf their free llllllll-gl'ilfl1'l'S vlcvlefl class officers. nlnr-r was vliosvn pwsiclenl: Don luin. lll'4'-lJl'0FlClK'lllZ Carol Baldwin. , . : nncl Holi Fnvhs. lrcasuret :ur llns Ruth Kl'llllS- sc-f-ro- n NIZlI'1'll the most popular lm and girl ni lil SPlf't'lPfl. Ruth Binclner was maid to Ilif- TOP ROW: Engenhauser, Iansen, Welker, Schmidt, Doerr, Starkey, C. Wolf, Law- son, Arling, Hancock, Long- holer, Lewis, Klarner. SEC- OND ROW: Giebe, Mertz, Zellinger, Larkin, Huggins, Zumwalt, Jenkins, Walters, Iohnson, Oswalt. FIRST ROW: McKinney, Upton, Ferguson, Renot, Verhunce, Reed, Bunting, Asher, Span- genberg, Roberts, Welch, Ordelheide. TOP ROW: Stack, I. Adel- m a n , Egan, Lawrence, McGrady, Gilster, Moore, Maass, Davis, K. Adelman, Carr, Michell, Krcrutheim, Drews, Herren, Byers. SEC- OND ROW: I-Ieilman, Kienzle, Haller, Noble, Long, Lane, Sittermann, Netzela, Mitchell, Zimmermann, Gibson. FIRST R O W: Hicks, Reynolds, Donohue, Zirkelbach, Fitz- gerald, Hamm, Lively, Smith, Kessler, Tuttle, Nielsen. O TOP ROW: Secrease, Stahl, ski, Iohnson, Butz. Marsh, Murphy, Pueser Clark, Doerilinger, Eckhott Christian, Winchell, Iohnson Stevens. SECOND ROW Geno, Melvin, Dorlaque Reiners, Prewitt, McKnight Fridrich, Grothman, Kinzel Biggs. FIRST ROW: Winkle hake, Kern, Chapman, Maz zola, Ehlers, Bond, Meek Horstman, Tieth, Helm, Herr Y mann, Clymer, McGurthy. Saga Qnemi. nntl Ilolv l'llll'llS. her est-nrt, at ilu' annual CIll'Ullilll0ll 4-011-trinity. llnflei' the alwlt- Qlllllllllfl' of llwir faculty sponsm's. tht- llilllll-gll'1lillxl'S pz1l'lic'ipul6d in lmncl rallies. swap flrixvs. nnrl other putriotiv f'llflPb1XUI'S with llw nnluonmlf-rl enthusiasm of young Aint-1'i4'ans cl:-tvrniincrl to win. Pflfjf' Sixty-One Swyers, Burton, Galinske, B a k e r , O'I.eary, Fuchs, Kronsbein, Meyers, Dawson. SECOND ROW: Shagena, Robertson, Aubuchon, Sess- ler, Bollman, Ko e s t e r , S c h r a d e r , Mainieri, lobe, Garrison. FIRST ROW: Sieving, Whitmer, Goedde, Y o u n q , Remelius, Chaphe, Courtney, I-Ioefner, Hetkow- TOP ROW: Kloepler, Maior, TOP ROW: Rogers, Mouser, McCorkle, McC1arney, Fischer, Williams, Bierbaum, M a ntl e , Bollman, Schuette. SECOND ROW: Phillips, Davis, Hartoz, Reilsteck, D. Schill, Haynes, Gaines, B. Schill, Iames, Scuras. FIRST ROW: Waldron, Cortor, Wil- son, I-Ieineck, Sciortino, Jaeger, Ienkins, Hayes, Rothermel, Clawson. TOP ROW: Glatz, Radcliff, Quermann, Walker, Size- more, Sinz, Lucido, M. Wil- liams, Gerlach. L. Williams, Deliruner. SECOND ROW: Watts, Lawler, McWhorter, Brown, Darby, Blackwell, Camobell, Heid, Lambeth, McClinton. FIRST ROW: Kopplin, Gerichton, Martin, Watts, Keeie, Thiele, Ries, Bishop, Rockwell, Devos, Arnold. TOP ROW: Mainord, Zir- kelbach, Borgstede, Franken- berqer, Hurst, Newman, Milne, Greilzu, Scuras, Kaul- mann, Smith, Netzela. SEC- OND ROW: Schreiber, Carlson, Watson. Orr, Hage- meyer, Nelson, Smith, Huey, Dunker, Forys. FIRST ROW: Held, Adams, Hatfield, Martin, Ehlers, Fulbright, Wendt, Hlinak, Cockrell, Glasgow, Hoeielmann, Clark. TOP ROW: Franke, Sheehan, Barbour, Nicolson, Scott, Holthaus, Lotto, Wonse- witz, Dockweiler, Smith, Fisher. SECOND ROW: Yeo- mans, Nelson, Schoue, Cart- wright, Rogers, Nothum, Ruiz, Harnetz, Fisher. FIRST ROW: Bonzani, Smith, Hudder, LGPP, Price, Polette, Kremer, Lama, Schacher, Slattery, Van Leuver. union Shoo! uferand 'FS OUR second year at Normandy, and weire already making a place for our- selves in school life. Last year was a bit bewildering, but now we know the ropes. There,s not an activity in school that doesn7t carry the names of some of our classmates on its roster. Page Sixty-Two Billye Jeanne Uphouse brought honor to the eighth grade when she was the Junior G. A. Afs successful candidate for St. Pat's Queen. Jean Flori and Jack Radcliff repre- sented our class in the Saga Queen's Court at the annual May Fete. The well-qualified oflicers of the Junior Student Council were .lavk liatclcliil. liura ,lean Rossel. Nornutn lfngelhrecht. and Hugh Wilson. Out' class also did its share in vonlrihuting to the Vlfar Bond Drive, Miss RZll.1Sf'll6l'.S honierooni ranked among the highest in the' entire- svhool. Many eighth-grade acliieve- TOP ROW: lellison, Overy Reynolds, Herzog, Burk holder, Dehmato, Murphy Carlisle, Pait, C o l 1 i e r Shaver. SECOND ROW Angell, Cooper, Thompson Fallert, Schillinqer, Quelch Trantham, Secrease, Mattox Porter. FIRST ROW: Frey Davis, C. Imhof, S. Imhof Voqler. Stuhbleiield, Reisen leiter, Streubing, Lawler Schinker. Retheriord. Busse, Weekly, Lucido Grohe, Fulqhum, Prehn Garner, Reed, Glauert, Perk off, Roth, Wuigk. Olander Eberhart, DeGuentz, Gilda FIRST ROW: Dunham, Thuer koli, Horton, Stonebraker Kcrtum, Reed, Glick, Patirin Lundberg, Horton, Schmidt White, Friedrich. TOP ROW: Smith, Kremer Dunne. Froelich. Schorr Thies, Rossel, Long, Steib Baxter, Butters, Portmann Buschart. SECOND ROW Hacking, Deuser, Ambrow Cagle, Kramer, Overcast Murphy, Winter, Kingsbury Mudd, Iohnson. FIRST ROW Burwell, McDonald, Blanken ship, Flori, Iohnson, Wilson Pavelec. Zytowski, Moeller Smith, Hichars. TOP ROW: Uphouse Schielelbine, Bilzing, Finley Harrison, Orgeich, Wilson Lubeski, Bentz, Dinqman Biggs, Sparacio, Chartrand Herndon, Borneque, Powell Williams, Dunham, Meisner brook, Richter. ments were- dui- to the PIll'Ulll'ilg0lll0lll unrl r'u-opvmtioli of its spmisors. who wvrv illWllfS roufly to hvlp all any limi- in any way. This t-lass hats hcvn unc- ul' thv host eightli- glllflff Classes that Noiwiiamly has ever had. Their experimice in holding oflives and work- ing together will hvlp thmn in senior high. Page Sixty-Three TOP ROW: Zubiena. Diesel, Browning, Surkamp, Hibbe- ler, Borqeld. SECOND ROW: Dungey, Befla, Colley, Spray, SECOND now: Dodd. omni, McNevin. rmsr H o wi Fitzsimmons. Boss, M a s t e - TOP ROW: Iackson. Wehmer, Stevenson, Forn- shell. Angle, Ridgeway, Schaeffer Storms uante , , Q , Waters, Siegler, Immell. SEC- OND ROW: I. Smith, Painter, Teeple, Heineck, Braun, Heuman, Holtz, Graves, Baker, Laberer, Thomas. FIRST ROW: Cole, Zellenger, Watkins, Krause, D u nk e r , B i e rm a n , Davis, Barner, Crook, Primeau, F. Smith, Hagan. TOP ROW: Wunnenberq, Greitzu, Leavy, Wilkerson, Willis, Overstreet, C. Lott, Hawkins, Amass, Murphy, Trotter. SECOND ROW: Navy, Sparacio, Fitzsimmons, Kloeckenbrink, Grass, Henq- stenberq, Reichert, Sommers, Groceman. FIRST ROW: Stubbletield, G1 a s S , Rein- walt, Ruesche, Gokenback, Mill e r , Schaetiner, Velten, Graf, Fritz. TOP ROW: Nickel, Tinsley, Rogers, Wuellner, S t e h e r , Robinson, I-Iowery, McCann, Schaper, Wooster. SECOND ROW: Mainieri, Rothwell, Klausman, Scheible, Dailey, Reiners, Schlotterbeck, Rhoton, Brennan. FIRST ROW: Reed, Graves, Schroeder, Smith , Henkel, Williams, B. Lott, Meek, Morton, Schwan, Hartbauer. TOP ROW: Zack, Mahaiiy, I. I-Iaupt, M. Haupt, Maurer, Keely, De Caro, Groceman, Wetrott, Helm, Boekenheide, Wood, Crawiord. SECOND ROW: Segelhorst, Condray, Brooks, Wells, Smith, Wolt, McGourty, Korando, May- field, Zimmer, Fittie. FIRST ROW: Gunkel, C. Costan- tinou, Major, Bauman, Gerner, Brooks, R. Constan- tinou, Blair, Farnham, Smythe, Openlander, Prater. J ' eginnemi -.xddolaf Worman g ago ETTING acquainted with new faces, new teachers, and new subjects is not an easy job, but our wide-awake Seventh-Grade Class has done a good joh of it. The students adjusted themselves quickly to their new surroundings and early started con- tributing to the success of the school year. Paqe Sixty-Four This group has many outstanding musi- cians, who will make names for themselves in the school life. Among these prominent students are Robert Graves and Jack lmmell, who are members of the Boys' Choir, part of the St. Louis Symphony's annual Bach Fes- tival. Three violinists, Joanna Crawford, Ruth Miller, and Shirley Robertson, made the Senior Orchestra at the heginning of the year, ancl others made it the second semester. Alfred Cook was chosen as a memher of the Senior Band. Stella Brooks was the Saga Queenis youngest maid and Richard Herschenroeder TOP ROW: Van Dyke, Taylor, I-Ierchenroeder, Han- ners, Tiqges, Lepper, Mueth, McCormick, Lee, Blattner, Geno. SECOND ROW: Zahn, Kastner, Upton, Muench, Patterson, Stubbleiield, Wilmas, Dennis, Groth. FIRST ROW: Kinzel, Wood- worth, Miller, Smith, Binga- man, Baker, Tinker, Michell, Spicuzzi, Briggs, Vach, TOP ROW: Cole, Marxer, Tichenor, W e h m e r , Allen, Looper, Braker, Ste r I i n g , Stewart, Daischer. SECOND ROW: Bosche, Dennis, Smith, H o e i e n e r , Hunt, Winscott, P r i c e , Meyers, Van Horn, Kammann. FIRST ROW: Creachhaum, Gillespie, Mesle, Rouse, Biesemeyer, Abendschein, Hauck, Studi, Rundberq, B u r k e , Schuer- mann. O T O P ROW: Gentner, Palmer, Ossenschmidt, Davis, Bradley, W a lth e r , White, Alsmeyer, Boedeker, Glenn, Grant, Miller. SECOND ROW: Barton, Miller, Young, Kick, Nokley, Birk, Manies, McC1arney, Wulf, Weeke. FIRST ROW: Schroeder, Wade, Accardi, Beaman, Krebs, Iett, Robertson, Hawley, Boenker, Vitale, Wagner, Hicks. O TOP ROW: Gardcrle, Young, Hurtt, McCrea, Chap- man, lansen, Barlour, Harris, Costello, Knight, Cruse. SEC- OND ROW: Obermeier, Gaines, Fuchs, Tow, Iones, Hall, Dohle, Ionas, Brown, Hall. FIRST ROW: Garrett, Drury, Root, Strasser, lunge, Grubbs, Bratton, Dobbins, 1 Fuerst, Yount. was her escort. The sponsors of the Seventh Gracie. deter- mined to see their t-lass affconiplish all its aims, have carefully vounselecl zmcl guirlefl them through their first year. Since the kind of heginning a vlass makes is so important, we may expect hig things of this group. Page Sixty-Five PQ ge Sixt y-Six 0111 HYSICAL training has become an increasingly im- portant part of secondary education because a per- fect physique is as essential to the American Hero as any part of equipment. Stamina, endurance, keen sight, acute hearingfall these are as much a part of his armor as his helmet or his gun, and all these are acquired and developed through high school athletics. Football, baseball, basketball, and track are the major sports for the boys, but wrestling, tennis, and golf come in for their share of popularity. Girls, too, have athletic clubs. winning teams, class play-offs, and games with other schools. Volleyball. basketball, hockey, and softball are their chief activities, but again lesser sports, archery, tennis, Ping Pong, and badminton, are popular. Throughout the year, intramural games vie with interscholastic meets for attention. X Reflecting more directly the influence of war, the new l . . . courses, for boys and girls alike, include an obstacle course, calisthenics, and military drill. rlfhlefir Gaining i l Page Sixty-Seven ugiafwarf ingri O! '42 Gini iron Rutherford toes the leather against Wellston as teammates supply airtight protection. Our Normandy coaches-Shipherd Note flawless backlield blocking. NORMANDY, 123 CENTRAL CATHOLIC, 0 N ITS first game, the Viking machine didnit start to roll until the third quarter, when Earl Samel flipped one to Mike Wightman, who crossed into pay dirt untouched. The Viking eleven counted again wheII Bob Boeh- Garrison being brought down by South Side alter a long gain. Aussielzer, Major, and Riegert. low went Over from the two-yard marker. NORMANDY, Og SOUTH SIDE CATHOLIC, 0 Climpsing the Red and Green for the first time on their home field, the Normandy fans saw thrill- paoked football. Brilliant goal-line stands hy both elevens kept the fans tense and excited. lack Ruther- ford7s educated toe relieved the situation when South Sideis drive bogged down on the one-yard stripe, and Coach Major's boys had tied the strong South Side team. NORMANDY, Og MAPLEWOOD, 6 For three quarters, the Vikings and the Maple Leafs locked horns in a see-saw struggle. Passes filled the air, and hacks tried our line, but to no avail. Normandy held the upperhand throughoutg hut, with minutes to play, the battle-weary Vikings fumbled a kick that resulted in a Maplewood touch- down. Our boys were not outplayed. NORMANDY, 63 KIRKVVOOD, 0 tlimjs hoys started off with fire in their eyes, and after three minutes of lightning blows, the ball had moved seventy yards up field. On the next play, Eddie Garrison toted the pigskin ten yards to cross the double stripe. But at this point an acute case of ufumhlitise' began to plague the Viking eleven, and it stayed with them the rest of the season. NORMANDY, 6, ST. LOUIS U. HIGH, 39 Here the Vikings ran into an impregnahle wall. Without delay, the Billiken team commenced to dissect the under-dog Normandy griders, ehalking Page Sixty-Eight lfllf' gilfgll Weefd OM? jg Q15 Boehlow skins me end uqainsg TOP ROW: Dingman, Bierman, Doyavns, Siler, O'Leary, Pelentay, Starkey, R. Fuchs, Meiners U . .1 Cu Swyers. THIRD ROW: Svehlcx, Schneider, Powers, Mczssot, Ortqrer, Conrad, Neet, McHugh nwersl Y Y' Vadcxlcxbene. SECOND ROW: Williams, Wightman, Gleitz, Iohnson, Volo, Tracy, Boehlow, Wilson Schroeder. FIRST ROW: Garrison, Rutherford, G. Fuchs tcuphl, Wright, Toomey. up three touehdoyyns. ln the third quarter, a short spread formation dazzled Sl. liouis. Jael: Ruther- ford eseorted the leather oyei' from the three. The St. Louis aggregation dirln-t remain liafllefl. how- ever. for lmelore the Final gun sounded. they tallied three more times. Noayiyxny, 23 xlllliRllJlI. U Anxious to redeem lliemselyes. the Yiliings dis- played a wide open running attaek which resulted in two points seored on a bloelaed punt nailed he- hind Mt-Bride's goal line. jiniis boys hurned up mid-field territory, hut eouldnit even glow when they were within striking distance. NORMANIJY. Og llN1v12RsVrY CITY. 27 Seeking revenge lor the defeat they suffered last year, the lndians swept the Vikings off their feet with a "lvl formation offense. The Normandy' griders fought hard, hut when the final gun sounded. the Indians had scored four touchdowns. lNORMAlNlJY, 9g llI'l'l-lN0llR. I9 Once again the Vikings appeared to have the hetter team. No seores in the first half. Then Nor- mandy hloeked a kiek in the opponent's end zone. But now Ritenour started playing for keepsg and. liefore the lloodliglited dust had settled. the Vikings were nineteen points lmehindf the result of three touehdowns. ln the last niinutes of play' the Major- nien opened up with an attaelx yyliieli netted seven points. ll ion? NoRyflANny', Og XVl'Il,LS'l'0N, 12 The two teams were anxious to win this game, and il was hotly eontesled. Wellston scored two touehdowns in the second quarter. The Yikings played lmetter lootlmall in the last half hut couldnt seore. 'llhis game ended the season at Normandy. Normandy and University City struggle desperately to recover a free ball in mid-field. Sixty-Nine l TOP ROWV: Fink, Fulbright, Gentner, Beach, Harte, Radcliffe, Curtis. Haist. FIRST ROW: Garrison, Painter Deficzrd Scott Houchens, Gisi, Crowley. SCHEDULE AND SCORES or Ritenour .................. O Maplewood .... 7 Clayton ..... ..... l 4 Kirkwood .............. 6 Webster Groves ...... 14 SCHEDULE AND SCORE Ferguson ............ 15 Wellston .... 19 Normandy ...... 14 Normandy ....,. 0 Normandy ...... 0 Normandy ...... 18 Normandy ...... 13 s or MB" BASKETBALL Normandy .... Normandy ........ 12 'ABU FOOTBALL Webster .... Clayton .... Wellston ..... ..... U. City .... Webster ....... ..... K1fkWOOd .......... Maplewood ........ St. Charles Ferguson ..... ..... Ritenour .... . .... . Normandy Normandy Normandy Normandy Normandy Normandy Normandy Normandy Normandy Normandy TOP ROW: Theerman, Radcliffe, Barrett, Clark, O'LearY, Beach, Curtis, Butler. SECOND ROW: Houchens Kronsbem Swyers Berqmeier, Robbins, Haist, Guariglia, Timlin. FIRST ROW: Mr. Riegert, Chaliont, Smith, Mazer, Krautheim, Holler Bowman Garrison Page Seventy vi ima. M l The beginning of a Normandy end run with Bergmeier and Fulbright blocking. lVlad scramble for uniforms . . . Long practice for perfection . . . Excellent advice from coach . . . Thrill of playing first game . . . Sub waiting anxiously to play . . . Dreams of varsity competition . . . Whatis happened to the ball? . . . Watch that guy, heis in the openl . . . Third quarter . . . Block that kickl . . . Signals! . . . Next yearfs varsity . . . Why didnft you get in on that play? . . . Pick up your feet . . . Waiting for that important game. Louis O'Leury gets set to take cz shot in practice. cc 79 C' B EO? el1l"l'l Jundamenfa 5 TARTINC off the season with a sparkling victory over the Ritenour aggregation, the HBN team gridders seemed headed for an undefeated season. Unexpected power in the Vikings' next opponents, Maplewood, soon squelched the hopes for a perfect record. Clayton, too, proved too strong and went home on the long end of a 141--0 score. When the season ended, the Normandy boys had won only two contests, the Kirkwood game in addition to the Bitenour contest. The picture was not discouraging, however, for the team improved in working together, and they profited by their mistakes. Being on the small end of the score didnit mean our boys didn,t learn their football. They mastered techniques and plays that will be useful ir1 their future playing days. Besides these valuable lessons, sportsmanship and how to play the game until the final gun sounds contributed to life training. Coach Aussieker was pleased with his gridders, and he sent four of his players up to the varsity fGentner, Curtis, Ful- bright, and Scott. A sure fire pass combination in Fulbright to Scott resulted in many a touchdown. The future varsity will be an experienced team when this yearis "Bw gridders take over. We'll expect them to show their stuff and give us another championship. ie erf fund jbr jufure 9 LTHOUGH the B team cagers lost two of their first- string players to the varsity squad, they succeeded in breaking even for the season -- winning six games and losing the same number. Mel Swyers and Don Kronsbein were promoted after about half the season was gone, but Walter McHugh and James Timlin filled the gap. Tom Barrett was the all-round star, shining both in the defensive and the offen- sive. His bell-ringing shots were the necessary winning margin in many of the games. Charles Curtis, the Red and Green center, provided the spark to the team, while Carl Radcliff was a steadying inHuence in the clinches. The fact that the last three games of the season were wins for Normandy shows that the players were on the up-grade and getting better every day. This late-in-the-season spurt bids well for the beginning of next yearis team. Let the boys just pick up where they left off, and we'll stay in the winning column. Hopes are high that the vacancies left on the varsity by graduating seniors will be capably filled by the B cagers. Coach "Mike,' Riegert deserves much credit for putting the team in shape at the same time he was busy coaching the varsity quintet. Page Seventy-One uinfef Avenged 06:5 0 grown ug All eyes look to the center oi the court as Melter and Beaumont center jump for the tip off Coach Reigert in cz happier moment in Sub-Regional Tournament. EING paced by the Mblindw shots of Captain Bill lVlelte1', the fire of Herman Egli, the alertness of Lloyd Grass, the long shots of Bob Duncan, and the tenacity of Don Kronsbein, the varsity quintet put down ir1 the scorebook eight wins and eleven loses. The 'LRiegertmen'7 seemed Ferguson watches as Melter tips one in the hoop. on the bench. very adept in last-minute steadiness and scoring. Three of the games were won by one pointe- against McBride, Sullivan, and Wollston. Perhaps the real uheadlinern of the year was the defeat of the Wellston Trojans in a second attempt. Having won the Brown ,lug on Thanksgiving Day from the Football Team and having already beat the Viking quintet, 35-30, the Trojans were hoping for a 'Lrepeatf' The scoring was nip and tuck through the whole game-first Normandy would lead, and then Wellston would. This kept up until in the last minute of play, when lVlelter was awarded two foul shots and made them both good. The Wellston cagers tried vainly to break the score of 26-25, but the game ended that way, the Red and Green on top. Don Kronsbein shared the spotlight with Bill Melter for top honors. Don, only a ninth-grader, with his left-handed shots led the Vikings to many victories. Bill Melter, the consistent high-point man of the squad, ended the season with 139 points to his credit. Bob Duncan, who will return to the team again next year, was the long-shot artist. His uncanny accuracy was the feature of many of the early sea- son games. Overcoming a mid-season slump, Bob came back to end in a blaze of glory with his seven long shots record in the Ritenour game. ln its own Christmas tournament the Vikings did Page SeventyATwo garigefeerfi id fa orman At I0 3 if 9 Devil for possession of the ball. gn Egli Vieg with q Maplewood Blue TOP ROW: Beach, Fuchs, Melter. Siler, O'Leary, Mr. Rieqert. SECOND ROW Koester Duncan, Barrett, Eqli, Radcliffe. FIRST ROW: Gorman, Kronsbein, Swyers, Thayer Grass Roberts well till they came to the team that finally Won the tourney. Soldan. After slipping past McBride, l6-l5. und Sullixan, 29-28. the quintet lost to Soldan. lil-33. Since two lioys O11 the Red and Green squad were only ninth-gradersfKronsliein and Mel Swyers f- future prospects in basketball look very proinising. Coach MlVlike" Riegert turned out a squad which was cool in the pinches and which could fight even when losing. SCHEDULE AND SCORES Jennings ............ 12 Ferguson .... ..... 2 l Southwest .. ..... 27 Vlfellston ............ 35 Welmster .... ..... 3 0 Clayton .............. 26 Maplewood ........ 43 Beuuniont .. ..... 54 St. Cliurles ........ 4140 Vt"ellsto:1 .,.......... 25 ll. City .... .39 Webster ...... ..... 3 4 Kirkwood .. ..... 36 Ferguson .... ..... l fl llitenour .. - fl P7172 ........H lytlfllliilldy ........ Normandy ......,. Normandy Normandy ........ Normandy horinandy Norinandy Norniandy Normandy Normandy Normandy ........ Normandy ........ Norinandy Nllflllillldy Norniundv 23 25 l7 20 27 31 36 29 18 26 22 20 32 37 38 CHRISTMAS TOURNAMENT McBride ............ I5 Sullivan ..,. ...... 2 ffl Soldan ................' lil STATE SER-REO1ORAi, Beaumont ..........' 1-9 Normandy ..... N Orniandy ..... N Orinandy ..... TOURNAMENT Normandy ..... Normandy and Kirkwood players qet ready to qrab the rebound Page Seventy-Three Renault and Larkin lead the Normandy we QQ g I0 QCLIWL OIACLL cheers. OU HAVE heard them at assemblies, watched their antics at sport events, helped them in cheering Normandyjs teams toward victory-the Cheer Leaders! Heading this year7s squad were Gloria Capstick and Ralph Short, ex- perienced in this art. Special uniforms and, of course, the big mega- phones distinguish the Cheer Leaders as they take the field. Their distinctive red sweaters and white trousers or skirts are supplemented at the end of the year by large MN's,77 bearing the typical mega- phone, which they have earned by their year of service. Cheer Leaders arouse greater school spirit and instill loyalty in the hearts of the students. Schools having large attendance at events, assemblies, and games can attribute part of this interest to faithful cheer leaders, who are always fostering support for all school activities. Cheer Leaders contribute much to team spirit and victory. Inspiration to tired and weary folks is supplied by ably-directed cheering. By their peppy uYeal Normandylw the leaders spur the teams on and give the athletes new life and energy. Lending color to games and programs and pro- viding good entertainment during intermission periods are other duties of the Cheer Leaders. Many Smith, Larkin, Miller, Fitzsimmons, Sachs, Short, Rudy, Renault, Capstick. a drab football game or assembly program is remembered because of carefully planned entertain- ment by our pepsters. Under their guidance stu- dents are inspired to co-operate in presenting, with the help of cards and special costumes, many de- signs and formations that bring messages of patriotism and good sportsmanship to the crowds. Such entertainment during intermission periods keeps crowds orderly and eliminates rowdyism. Choosing the Cheer Leaders is entirely up to the student body. Interested students sign up and per- form in assembly for the school. After the try- out, homerooms vote on the candidates, and the nine receiving the most votes comprise the squad. These nine then elect one boy and one girl as cap- tains, and practice begins. Gymnastics, school yells, and ideas are discussed and rehearsed. Each year new yells are devised and taught to the student body in the pep assemblies that are held regularly early in the fall. Sometimes the new yells 'fcatch onw and are successful, but our all-time favorite still remains- N-O-R-M-A-N-D-Y N-O-R-lVl-A-N-D-Y N-N-NOR-M-M-MAN-D-Y NORMANDY HIGH YEA! Page Seventy-Four l' ralala em .Slow ing rawn HE WRESTLING SQUAD was better than its record indicates. The record says one win against four losses and a fourth in the state meet. This doesnit tell the story. Two of the matches lost could have been wins with another match victory. Another one was almost that close. Only one defeat was decisive, that one by Ritenour. However, this loss was more than compensated by a crushing victory over our county rivals, Univer- sity City. Things were bright when December and wrestling practice started as 41 candidates turned out, includ- ing five veterans, one a state champion, Johnny 1V1cClinton. However, interest seemed to drop, and by mid-January, half that number was an excep- tional turnout. ln spite of transportation difliculties, the team opened officially against lV1aplewood's 1911-2 and 1943 champions on January 13. They dropped the meet 22-18, after a 13-5 lead. Then on the nine- teenth, Ritenour beat the Vikings at Huskie gym, 32-8. Only Sam Pardue and Dick Sterling emerged victorious. An inexperienced University City squad met disaster here on February 3 as Normandyis grap- plers swept every match, winning all but one by a pin. The score was 53-0. Then, three days later, under the gym arcs, the squad almost beat Ritenour, winners of thirty-six straight. After building up a 12-0 lead, the Vikings fell behind the Huskies and lost, 23-17, in the final match. At Maplewood, the Blue Devils again beat the Norsemen by overcoming the early lead built up by the lightweights, 26-16. Then came the state! Miller pulled a muscle, lost his match. lVlcClinton, state 120-pound champ, dislocated a rib, and the match was stopped. Ster- ling, undefeated in the regular season, became sick in the semi-final, and lost the decision after leading. Pardue fought to two practical throws, but had both called against him. The result was the squad came in fourth with but six points. Boehlow, captain, placed second in the 165-pound class, Bob Fuchs and Sam Pardue grabbing thirds in their divisions. Coach George Bruno is to be commended for his excellent training of these boys. They have an art useful in times such as these. Under his guidance, a crowd of boys were developed into a wrestling squad that delivered against veteran groups from other schools. Several boys experienced in coni- bat will return as a basis for next year's team. TOP ROW: Brennan, Sterling, Fuchs, Larkin, Beard, Boehlow, Powers, Dingmcxn. SECOND Dick Sferling grapples Bob Bgehlgw for ROW Mosby, Aberlicht, Purdue, Wallace, Miller, Mcrssct, Herbert. FIRST ROW: Coshow, an earl in in radice I McClinton, Sinn, Bourner, Oakes, Bolling, Homewood, F. McClinton, Y P P Page Seventy-Five Zdvorcrk goes up and over. Perlect form over the low hurdles. Koester shows spikes to St. Charles. Q-BMI' SACD! QQCOI' OWN into the archives of the Viking Track Team will go four new school records set by the 19443 field and track athletes. Art Hurtt jumped five feet, ten inches for a record, while Glenn Siler was putting the junior shot fifty- six feet, and Bill Clark was running the junior 880-yard run in 2:09.0. Another of our promising juniors was Ken Schneider, who sped over the I20- yard low hurdles in 14.8. Besides setting records the Red and Green cinder- ment had time to take a third in the U. City Invitational, being nosed out of second place by Maplewood, while the Indians, per usual, were winning their own meet. Of the six dual meets, the Vikings won three, while they lost the same number. On the win side for the tracksters were the Fairview, McBride, and St. Charles meets. As the records will show, the junior division was usually the foundation for the 'twinfi In each of the six dual meets, the juniors outscored the senior division. Outstanding stars of the senior division were Art Hurtt in the high jump, Leo Ladendecker in the 880-yard run, Roland Currie in the 440-yard dash, Glenn Siler and Jack Rutherford in the weight division, and Carl Massot in the 200-yard low hurdles. Leading both divisions in points scored was Bill Koester, thrower of the discus and sprinter in 50 and 100-yard dashes. Ken Schneider and Mel Swyers usually turned up first or second in the low sticks. Clark, of course, was the outstanding junior distance man, but Ronald Bergmeier was speedy in the 414-0 dash. Ralph Short and Albert Mitchell were the team's high jumpers. Vernon Bourner found his place in the shot put and pole vault. 3, Coach '4Mike', Riegert had line material to work with, but this material would have been useless without his leadership. Team spirit ranks as high as ability, and Ken Schneider showed the team had it. In the meet with U. City, Ken was running his 220 of the 880 relay. Suddenly his shoe came untied. Undaunted, Schneider merely kicked off the shoe. Continuing with one foot bare, he crossed the tape a winner. In the State Outdoor, although the record doesn't show it, the Vikings did make a fair showing. The school's representatives brought in several fifths, Page Seventy-Six l l it G11 61810141 elfl hut points were given for only the first four places. U. City ........ 80 Hurtt tied for fourth in the high jump, scoring the McBride ...... 491- C. R. C ......... 66 Vikings' only point. St. Char1es..60 SCHEDULE AND SCORES Sr. Jr. Sr. Jr. St. Louis ...... 77 36 Norrnandy .... 36 68 Fairview .... 35 .... Normandy .... 78 .... SENIOR DIVISION TRACK 60 413 iff 49 25 N OTIII Ellldy Normandy N ormandy 33 63 IQ 47 Nor1naI1dy...,48 U. City Invitational. third place. District, ninth place. State Outdoor, IA point. TOP ROW: Mr. Riegert, McNicho1s, McHugh, McCuaig, Rutherford, Siler, Hurtt, Holler, Duncan, Moeller. FIRST ROW: R Currie Stephens, Buchmueller, Lcxdendecker, Koester, Thayer, Smith, Zdvorak, Mcxssot. IUNIOR DIVISION TRACK TOP ROW: Byers, Schneider, Starkey, Fuchs. Clark, Newgent, Wicks, Curr, Berqmeier, Robbins. FIRST ROW: Frost, K Currie Archer, Bourner, Short, Michell, Swyers, Dingman, Scott, Holmes, Lawrence. I Page Seventy-Seven lalaonenfzi gow fo orman g ine ' ' , TOP ROW: Hutton, Barrett. Wightmcm, Theiss, Alsbury, Butler, Ray, Hadcliiie. Sprmgh Vlqhimqn snags G high one at hrst base SECOND ROW: Bergmeier, Volo. Boehlow, Gleitz, Thayer, Hclrbison, Benning, Cummings, Wood FIRST ROW: Garrison, Chaliont, Scxmel, Powers, Schaetzel, Grass. Hancock. Benoist. PURRED on by the pitching of Bob Boehlow and the hitting of Larry Volo, Eddie Garri- son, and Charlie Smith, a fine Baseball Team took the diamond for Normandy this year. The Vikings piled up an enviable record-winning eight and losing two contests. The Viking nine initiated the season by gaining the nod over Curtiss-Wright, and in so doing avenged the defeat we suffered last year. The Major- men then ran up against a strong Blewett team. It was a hard-fought contest, but when the game was ended the Vikings had lost. The Normandy picture was not altogether black, however, for the twirling was promising and hitters were meeting the ball well. Centerfielder Lee Bergmeier made some fine fielding plays, one being a sensational diving catch of a line drive. The Jennings nine, the Vikings' next opponents, ran into a Normandy team that was anxious to regain its winning ways. Hitting was the deciding factor in the contest, each Normandy player getting at least one safety. The Vikings were beginning to work smoothly and in a manner that gave promise of things to come. The following week found the Normandy nine playing a confident Ritenour team. In this con- test, the Vikings reached their peak of perfection. Combining Bob Boehlow's one-hit twirling with some fine hitting and fielding, the Vikings scored a sparkling victory. By this time the Vikings had established themselves as formidable opposition for any team in the district. Fairview was unfortunate in running up against the Vikings at a time when they were playing flaw- less baseball. The Vikings were still hitting the ball well, Garrison was outstanding, hitting two home runs. The Ritenour aggregation came to Normandy for the second contest of a fine series of games. This was a closer game than was the previous meeting, but the Vikings emerged the victor by a two-run margin. Facing the Ritenour team for the third time in three weeks, the Vikings were over-confident, how- ever, for they garnered only two bingles. ln the meantime the Ritenour team had hit the pellet sing times. The Vikings continued to hit the ball, but the Ritenour players were always there to field it. Page Seventy-Eight When the Wellston Trojans invaded the Viking diamond for the first time this season, they were anxious to take away with them a victory. The Normandy boys were just as determined to keep them from winning. Wellston drew first blood when they scored one run on two singles and a fly to the outfield. The Vikings came back in their half of the frame and pushed four runs across the pay-off station. From the second inning on, the Vikings were never to be headed, and when the last out was made the Majormen were four runs ahead. Eddie Garrison and Renard Benning were the leading hitters in this encounter-Renard get- ting two singles while Eddie was clouting a homer. In a return encounter the Vikings again sub- jected the Wellstonians to a defeat. Benoist, Butler, and Boehlow did the hurling for the Majormen with Benoist getting credit for the win. Charlie Smith and Ed Garrison led the way with three blows apiece. Facing the Fairview team in the last game of the season, the Vikings came close to losing. Only a five-run rally in the last frame saved them from the depths of defeat. Dale Wray received credit for the win, even though he threw only one pitch. Although they did not have an undefeated sea- son as they did last year, this year7s nine was one of the best ever to take a Normandy diamond. One of the main reasons for the fine Baseball Team was undoubtedly the excellent guidance of Coach ,lim Major. His alert baseball mind was always ahead of the play, and the raw recruits that began the season were well-trained veterans by the end of the year. SCHEDULE AND SCORES Curtiss Wright ........ 3 Normandy .......... 3 Blewett .................... 4 Normandy .......... 0 Jennings ..... .... l Normandy .......... 16 Bitenour ..... .... 0 Normandy .......... 10 Fairview ..... Normandy Bitenour .... Normandy Ritenour .... Normandy Wellston .... Normandy Wellston .... Normandy Fairview .... Normandy Garrison gives his all for Normandy as he clouts one against Ritenour.. Befgmeiel beflfs 0'-li U11 Infield hli' Page Seventy-Nine INTRAMURAL FOOTBALL McNicols, Mellis, Melter, McCumber, Berg- meier. Yeomcms. Timlin, Bcxr- rett, Bierman. Dahl. INTHAMURAL BASKETBALL givin! jig .jwlofoferd ACH fall morning before school, one could see two homeroom grid teams fighting to advance in the intramural tournament. Each game was well played and hotly contested, for the teams were very evenly matched. In the beginning, twenty homerooms had aspirations to walk oii with the coveted title. As the tournament continued, however, eighteen of the teams fell by the wayside. Only the Musgraves and the Crawfords remained. Both of these homerooms had trounced all opposi- tion, and both were confident of victory in the final battle for the title. The game proved to be the most thrilling of the tournament. Both teams scored early in the first half, but their defenses tightened, and they fought into the fourth quarter in this seven-to-seven deadlock. With minutes remaining in the game, Bill Melter heaved the pigskin to Lee Bergmeier for a touchdown. This score was enough to assure the Musgraves of the game and the championship. Yes, the Musgraves, a senior homeroom, had tri- umphed after many a tough game. They had won the plaque that will hang in their homeroom through the years to come. Page Eighty ranL5 36140 jifdf ROBABLY the most thrilling of the intra- S haskethall. A sopho- he Franks, gained the TT'll1l'3l lOUI'I18lI1CI1lS W8 more homeroom, l honors by combining fine teamwork with the excel- lent shooting of ,lim Timlin and Tom Barrett. After bowling over early opposition, they met the favored Crawford homeroom, over whom they pulled the upset of the tournament. The Franks easily ad- vanced to the final round, where they met and overpowered the Kamps by the score of 21 to n. The Franks had one of the finest intramural quintets in many a ye ar, hut they' had many an ent before their hand was raised to anxious mom signify' that they ruled supreme. llkcforiouqi ulfcegdafera HE MOST popular intramural sport. in the eyes of the students, is co-ed volleyball. Une of the reasons lor the interest may he the fact that this is the only intramural sport in which girls may' participate. lts popularity' was estalm- lished when twenty'-two homerooms entered the tournament, and the spectators turned out in large numbers. As tournament pl I ixs, drew the attention of the fans. ay' continued. a ninth-grade homeroom. the D Homeroom supporters watch as the volleyball teams battle. Playing a steady. vleyer ganna the Dix homeroom the elimh up the ladder ing: the seemingly impossible lrounved all opposition in to the title. l'erlorm J was a regular ou-urrenm-e with Bob Fuchs and Mel Swyers. as they sparked their teams to victory. . W W. 'Q h The number of teams steadily dwindled a- t e d the tournament wore on until only' the Dixs an Franks remained. This was the vlosest game that the Dix homeroom played. hut in the end, they' came out on top. INTRAMURAL VOLLEYBALL TOP ROW: Butz, Fuchs Swyers, Kronsbein, Aubu chon, King. FIRST ROW Mainieri, lobe, Bowen. Page Eighty-One' H4144 jbef Cjalafure phgfhm "Rhapsody in Blue." The May Feie gets under way with "Lument." ETTY WESTAVEB, Dorothy Weidle, Sylvia Portmann, La lYel Klausman, and the Orchesis --- names inseparably linked to- gether on our campus whenever there is any men- tion of dancing. The OrchesisgNormandy's Concert Dance groupg the four girls-the officers of one of the school's most popular groups. Mem- bership in the Orchesis is one of the honors most avidly sought after by the Normandy girls. The members are selected from the dancing classes by Mrs. Schneider and the officers on the basis of their past performances and their ability to pick up new routines. From the time of their entrance into the Orchesis until the close of school, there is a con- tinual list of special programs to be given and parties at the Shack and the girls' homes to keep the new members busy. By far the most impressive of these programs is offered to the student body at Christmas time. At this season each year, the Orchesis gives its master- ful presentation of the 'fluggler of Notre Dame." With girls from the dancing classes portraying the silent, gray-robed monks and the Girls, Glee Club lending musical background with '40 Divine Be- deemern and 4'Ave Mariaf, this religious master- piece is a beautiful and inspiring scene. Virginia Bogers and Jacqueline Weakley were chosen for the role of the Madonna, while Betty Westaver and Sylvia Portmann enacted the part of the juggler in the 1942 performance. In the spring of the year the Orchesis reaches its zenith of accomplishment. The elaborate corona- tion of the most popular girl and boy of each grade is combined with an intricate dance program to form the May Fete. This yearis May Fete was a review of the favorite dances for the last six years. The May Pole Dance was the feature attraction in 1938, when the seniors were just finishing the seventh grade. In 1939, Sleeping Beauty was the theme of the May Fete. The Hunteris Dance was the outstanding selection from this production. L'Tales From the Vienna Woodsi' came next from the 19410 May Fete. Sylvia Portmann, Dot Weidle, and Virginia Rogers did the solos in the Waltz, and Marion Melton and Jacque Reichholdt took the solos in the clap dance. With the advent of War came the patriotic songs and dances of the 1941 May Fete. lt depicted life in the North, South, East, and West. The dances which were recreated this year were of the SouthA two Negro spirituals, 'Tlallelujahi' and uLament,,, with the solo done by Betty Westaver. A patriotic number was also selected from this May Fete. Lola Gray did an acrobatic tap to the music of lrving Berlin's 6'C0d Bless America." Page Eighty-Two The 1942 May Fete, Hlithapsody in Blueff was ag efe elf' ran lna, e "As Time Goes By" our life at Normandy was finished. the favorite of all time. Betty Westaver, although a member of the new Saga Court, resumed the lead- ing role in this production-the same part she held last year. A special arrangement of three South American songs was done by Mr. Guenther for the 1943 contribution to the May Fete. The coronation was not the usual solemn affair. As the most popular boy and girl in the seventh grade walked up the aisle, the song that was most popular in 1938 was played. An important event from that year was retold, along with a host of slang expressions the crowd was using. This pro- cedure continued until the present year and the entrance of the Saga Queen. Wllhanks for the Memoryw recalled the happy, carefree, pre-war days of 1938. Nineteen hundred and thirty-nine and the eighth grade came back to us with the rhythm of "Deep Purple." uCareless" typified the grown-up days of 1940 and the ninth grade. Senior high days of 1941 and the beginning of wartime living were embodied in Mlndian Sum- merf, 4'My Devotion," for 1942, was the beginning of the end of high school days, and with 1943 and To what does Normandy owe these enjoyable entertainments? Perhaps we have been fortunate enough to be blessed with girls who are gifted with outstanding ability in dancing. But such perfection cannot be attributed entirely to this, because under these conditions the same high standard of dance could not continue to be maintained. We, who have watched the progress of the Orchesis for the past few years, lay a great deal of the credit at the feet of Mrs. Edward Schneider. Mrs. Schneider, as director of the Orchesis, has accomplished a mar- velous feat in her expert handling of 1Yormandy's dancing girls. She has not only developed a group that is the very epitome of grace and poise, but she has made the Urchesis one of the outstanding groups of its kind in the state. Through her untiring efforts, coupled with the energy and enthusiasm of the girls she works with, the faculty and student body here at Normandy have witnessed really fine dance programs and have spent many enjoyable hours in assemblies. To Mrs. Schneider and the Orchesis we can sincerely express our gratitude for a difficult job well done. TOP ROW: Ccxpstick, Portmcxnn, Weidle, Humley, Iackson, Rogers, Collins, Xlausmcxn, Th h 'Q Q' h Westaver, Tebbe. SECOND ROW: Dondas, Lawrence, Schott, Larnwersiek, Bai-don, Knight, Rcxthert, enc nsl musf gzroduclgon of i e widmer, Dean. Gwynn. rmsr now: ness, Hard, sebum, roeisch, Menon, Weakly, Hum, Gray. N99 ef 0 We 'me Gxlcxrdi, Delvus. Page Eighty-Three HOCKEY CLUB TOP ROW: Seytarih Stevens, Pettig, McCon- ahy, Roesel, Kotteman, Schirr, Huber, Kirk- patrick. SECOND ROW Bush, Mecktessel, Hum mel, Krautheim, E. Zim- merman, R. Ladendecl-:er Forys, Holler, Lively Boenker, Tuttle, Gilurdi S. Ladendecker, R Mulicky, Schneider, F Zimmerman, O'Briant, M Mulicky, Ballinq. BASKETBALL CLUB T 0 P R O W: Scheizik, G. Huber, Pettig, Nagel, Kotteman, Fisher, L. Huber, McConahy, Schirr. FOURTH ROW: Eickman, Dwyer, Forys, Kirk- patrick, Hardy, Goldbeck, Nick, Shouse, Segelhorst, Frett, Wolff. THIRD ROW: Lynch, Biggs, Ruegg, Seyfarth, Ballinger, Ed- wards, Miller, Hundley, Noble, Barthold, Addle- man, Rummel, Edes. SECOND ROW: Hamm, Pallert, Dodge, Foster, Duffy, Bauman, O'Bricxn!, Mulicky, Foelsch, Olive, Gilardi. FIRST ROW: Williams, Zimmerman, Holler, Voch, Smith, Mathis, Meckfessel, Kraut- heim, Rosmer, Bouquet. I Capstick. FIRST R 0 W . we? PC1110 MAHJ6 RACK! The sound of clashing hockey sticks, girls dashing to and fro, the chilly tang of autumn air: all of these things indicate that the hockey season is off to a rousing start. lt takes red-blooded, live-wire girls to get out and fight hard to win a good hockey game. The records of this yearls class teams proved that Normandy girls had not only the vitality that was needed but also the ability. The teams were unable to show their prowess on the Held as often as we would have liked. The sea- 'A son was hindered from the start by the acute trans- portation problem. Later on the elements chose to be contrary, with the result that all of the varsity games were rained out. But while the rain came down in torrents outside, the Hockey Club made merry inside with parties and dances. Our good times at these events should be credited to the efforts of the club's officers: Grace Huber, presidentg Frances Schirr, vice-presidentg Theola Balling, secretaryg and Ethel Kirkpatrick, treasurer. They really did a fine job. Page Eighty-Four ,Mg Maya ain agnfererif gf LLEY-OOP! Over the net goes the ball. Oh, too bad, it wasn't quite high enough to top the netf, These are some of the exclamations you are apt to hear around the spring of the year when the girls of various grades play volleyball. Each year managers of the different grades are elected, and this year the honors went to Jean Kruse, Lois Huber, Evelyn Foelsch, and Grace Huber. Volleyball had to be brought to a very hurried close this year because of the approaching baseball season. But in spite of the short season, the teams showed unusual ability in the few important games in which they participated. .jvlaralwoocl gnfduaiadfd c'RENZlED shouts of glee and woe issuing forth from the big gym will tell any Nor- mandy student or faculty member that the girls are hard at their favorite sport. Basketball has long held the record for having the largest turnout at practices, and no doubt it is the en- thusiasm with which the girls enter their games that has helped our teams achieve their splendid records. Good sportsmanship was the keynote of this group. After seeing so many cruel, unjust acts committed in the last few years, a sense of fairness seems very Pettig drives hard at the beginning of cr hockey game. important to all of us, even in so trivial a thing as a basketball game. Believing in the old adage, c'All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy," this club, like the Hockey Club, while learning the arts of the cage game and of fair play, provided pleasant social affairs for its members. Carol Seyforth, as presi- dent, headed all the outside activities and presided at the Mother-Daughter Social. She was aided in these difficult tasks by her fellow oiiicers, Rosemary lVlcConahy, Norma Bauman, and lane Dwyer, VOLLEYBALL CLUB TOP ROW: Dwyer, Adelman, P. Mille r , L. Huber, M. Hamm, Kotte- mann, Goebel, Bella, Scheizik, W o 1 I l , Schirr, Mueller, Edwards, Kroen- ing. FOURTH ROW: Bal- linger, Hoetler, Bcu-thold. Van Sickle, LaVerne Eck- olf, Lorraine Eckoii, Eick- mann, Weber, Forys, lobe, Preise, Samel, Smith. THIRD ROW: Schneider, R. M u 1 i ck Y , McCorkle, Holler, Kruse, Seylarth, Hundley, Noble, Zeller, Rueqq, Nick, Bou- quet, Rosner, Kleoppner. SECOND ROW: Foster, M. Duffy, Keaney, Foelsch, B Cl u m a n , O'Bricxnt, I. Duliy, McCreadY, lenkins, Silmcm, B. Hamm. Montague, Foster, Edes. FIRST ROW: Busch, Wheeler, Fittie, H a z e n , Colonius, Savage, G a 1 - miche, Balling, K ra u t - heim, Kyle, Lively, ' Greener. Page Eighty-Five Zimmerman takes one off the bcxckboard. It was cx close one for Seyfarth at second. Hamm makes a good set-up in the game with Wellston. C I e F8 we Ideal 6 4 HAVE made itl llve made the hockey var- sitylw Yes, some Normandy girl has been rewarded for the time and effort she put in on the hockey field by being chosen as a member of the varsity and receiving the coveted NN? Whether it be on the hockey field, basketball floor, volleyball court, or softball diamond, the deserving participants are always well rewarded for their ability in more ways than one. They not only receive the material prize of an HN,,' but, be- cause of their contacts with others girls, they learn the important lessons of co-operation, fair play, and good sportsmanship. The first varsity of the year to be chosen is the hockey varsity. Because of war problems, the hockey varsity this year was unable to play inter- school games. Nevertheless, it was the belief of close observers that the record of this team would have been very impressive if they had been given an opportunity to demonstrate their ability. Basketball came next, and play was moved from the hockey field to the hardwood. After many gruelling class games and intramural clashes, the varsity was selected. Wellston and Ritenour were the only opponents of this group, and the Nor- mandy girls showed themselves to be very capable when they defeated the opposition in two of the three games played. Twelve girls received the red and green MN" for their part in these games. Along in April enthusiasm ran high in the senior school as the volleyball season got under way with a bang. Varsity hopefuls waited patiently for the big moment when the "cream of the cropi' would be chosen. When the announcement was made, there were thirteen very happy girls, who later proved they were deserving of this honor by defeat- ing Wellston's net representatives in both games played. Moreover, the volleyball varsity took the measure of the faculty uvolleyersw when they met, thus combating the defeat handed the chosen bas- keteers by the teachers. To become a member of a varsity squad takes hard work and plenty of pep. Beauty was thrown to the four winds as these girls took their athletics seriously and compiled a very impressive record. But these sportswomen had their fun, too. Resumed this year was the initiation which girls who made a varsity team must undergo. If the initiate went through the tortuous experiences without complain- Poqe Eighty-Six jk? l"0 ,y ing. she proved her true sportsmanship and hecame eligible to near her hard won "NN As the Saga goes to press, the haselmall teams are going onto the field. From their ranks also will rome a varsity ready to meet any opposition the county has to offer. The Normandy nines have proved their ahility in previous years, and from VARSITY GIRLS these past records. we lay our hets that there will he more wins than losses chalked up in the final seores for the 1943 varsity. As tht- ery of i'Play ball' et-hoes over the athletic fields, we wish the hasehall eluh all the luck in the world in its forth- coming season. k B fi . SECOND ROW: Duliy, Krautheim, Forys. Iackson TOP ROW: Frett, Schefzik, Hamm, Kottemann. Goebel, Pettig, Goldbec , e a Huber, Kroening, Seyiarth, Melton. FIRST ROW: Foelsch. Bauman, Mulicky, Mueller, Penn, Schneider, Gilardi, Balling. BASEBALL CLUB TOP ROW: Pettiq, Huber, Mueller, Frett, Kottemann, Beiia, Adelman, Hundley, Noble. MIDDLE ROW: Holler, Bouquet, Samel, Dwyer S I th S' vich, Bush. BOTTOM ROW: M. Mulicky, Hamm, Goldbeck, Krautheim, R. Mulicky Eickmann, Kroenig, Segelhorst, Forys, Kruse, ey ar , mo Lively, Montague, Bauman, Foelsch, Campione, Savage. Page Eighty-Seven EIGHTH-GRADE G. A. A. TOP ROW: Forys, Kingsbury, Vardanega, Browning, Schorr, Sinz, Walker, Quermann, Iohnston, Hacking, McClinton, Reilsteck, Schleielhine. SECOND ROW: Watts, Butz, Bischop, Eberhar, Angell, Biggs, DeGuentz, Up- house, Heid, Dingman, Thiele, Wilson, Harnetz. FIRST ROW: Iohnson, Bonzani, Adams, Slattery, Kremer, Keele, Cambell, Price, Mudd, Arnold, Kopplin, Herndon, Friedrick. SEVENTH-GRADE G. A. A. TOP ROW: Brcmdhorst, Grunt, Marxer, Koester, Greiltzer, Ward, Wh ite , Cayle, Weiroil, Schaper, G l e n n , Winscott, Zell- inqer. S E C O N D ROW: Velton, Houpt, Farnham, Bauman, Blair, Fitzsim- mons, Bowman, Barner, Brooks, Schroeder, Hanck. FIRST ROW: Schuerman, Buchanan, Karnmen, Henkel, B r o w n , Groce- man, Biermann, Gentnes, Gakenback, Mesle, Smith. Q j . ufure amify Waferza URE signs that the Junior G. A. A. is going at top speed are sudden bursts of activity in the junior gym or on the athletic Held the year around. ln the fall, the athletic fields are frequented twice a week by young speedball enthusiasts. When snow begins to fall over the countryside, basketballs are taken from the stockroom, and one of the most popular sports of the year is ushered in. The par- ticipants are taught all the techniques of the game by their able sponsor, Miss Norma Kissner. It is in this way that future varsity material is trained. Volleyball is the next on the docket. No sooner are the nets up than eager girls enter into exciting games enthusiastically. Spring brings the cry of Hplay ballfi and Normandyis youthful athletes are quick to respond with their softballs and bats. Thus the activities of the Junior G. A. A. are brought to a close for another year. ln each oi the four sports, the girls get excellent physical and mental training. Physically they become fit, and mentally they learn to play the game and take it. Page Eighty-Eight Wexf Sfola- ig gm HE JUNIOR GIRLS' ATHLETIC ASSOCIA- TION boasts one of the largest memberships of any club in the school. Composed of girls in junior high who are interested in sports, the G. A. A. carries on its activities throughout the entire school year. Active participation in sports builds strong bodies and healthy mindsf an important factor in any country preparing for the future. An early knowledge of leadership and good sportsmanship is necessary in the molding of a good citicn---a citizen that will help preserve the institutions now being fought for. These girls are getting training that will aid them when they are confronted with the arduous tasks they will face after graduation. uccezmfuf ga5LefeerJ NTRAMURAL basketball provides fun and frolic for the girls of the junior high school. The teams are chosen in the homerooms alter each student has proved her ability to play well. The homerooms then begin a basketball tourna- ment, which Miss Kissner handles. One homeroom plays another until all but two have been elimi- nated, and they, in turn, play for the championship. There are separate tournaments for the seventh, eighth, and ninth-grades. Each homeroom must lost two games before it is completely eliminated. It must have been a good ball to make her swing like that. Basketball is one of the most popular games played by the students of the junior high school. This game could hardly be called an easy one be- cause girls must have a great deal of stamina in order to participate and come through with a victory for their homeroom. The hard playing and pep and enthusiasm of these basketball fans are highlights of junior school activities. These girls should make excellent mate- rial for senior high class teams and varsities, where they will again get the chance to show their prowess. IUNIOR INTRAMURAL WINNERS BACK ROW: Kramer. Henman, Fornshell, Stevenson, Stewart. Sheehan, B e c k , Nelson, Koester, Ruiz . FRONT ROW: Smith. Barner, Zel- linger, I. a m a , Bierman. K a m m a n n , Brandhorsi, Buchanan, Mesle. i l Page Eighty-Nine The tip-oft in intramural basketball. NE OF the latest crazes that hit the country was welcomed with open arms at Nor- mandy. Under the able direction of Mrs. Dunbar, our square dance groups were able to hold their own against any exhibition material. Ping Pong is an activity which has always held Beginning ol cz still workout. culties, Normandy manages to turn out some very adept bowmen. Another spring sport that has a lot of enthusiastic followers is badminton, and the courts are often crowded with players and spectators. A comparatively new, but, nevertheless, a pop- Feminine commandos. its own. Any rainy day, the basement of the big gym is thronged with fellows and girls waiting their turn at the tables. A sport unfairly shoved into the background is archery. Its season is short, and baseball and tennis come at the same time. But despite the diffi- Montugue takes the lead in this track opener. ular innovation in the junior high, is intramural basketball. The tournaments have been originated to stimulate interest in athletics among junior school girls, and to help prepare material for senior inter-school games. Part of the new stepped-up physical education Page Ninety arief -.we ,nice of Square dancing-a new addition to extra-curricular activities. Everyone was ready for that Ping Pong ball. program is a rigid workout in c'z1listhm-nit's for girls' live through it," said one girl. Most of thorn. boys gym classes. The girls follow stanclarfls set up lxy or girls. do live through it anal some out enjoying tht- army and nayy. ln this way. girls are harclcnefl this latvst addition to wartiinv gym clnssvs. to unflvrtakv tasks that may he sr-t for lhmn in il An at-tiyity fast growing in popularity is truck. W Uflfl ill Wall Not only' hurdles, but high and broad jumping. and l Thr- obstacle 1-ourse -HA lot of fun. if you van racing ure- attavked hy these- feminine' travksters. 2 , It must have been a bull's eye for Segelhorst. Kyle's really up in the air over this badminton game. limo Ninfvty-Om: Page N iuety-TWO 0111 LARGE part of high school life is carried on outside of class, in the form of extra-curricular activities: clubs and music groups, publication stalls and honorary societies-ethese are a few of the organizations that occupy a student's spare time. By his choice of an activity or an organization a student indicates his interests, the interests which may later decide the field of his career, of his life work. The American Hero has a well-rounded list of activities which are the key to his character and play an important part in all he does. The adaptability of the American boy and girl to any situation and environment and the com- petence with which they can handle difficult problems are the result of the experience in organizing and directing that is derived from extra-curricular activities in high school. ma! ,ll efilfify Page Ninety-Three IUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY TOP ROW: Bindner, Forys, I. Adleman, Wheeler, I-Iuette, Uihelyi, Kyle, Kloeppner, I-loller, Diesel, Glick, Schmidt, I-lundley. THIRD ROW: Wolf, Gilman, Herring, Crawiord, Hoefener, Whitmer, Kniep, Baldwin, Ritter, Farmer, Pribble, Williams, Smith Lively, Hissmann, Rossel. SECOND ROW: Friedrich, Kopplin, Huupt, Thiele, Iohnson, Price, Darley, Watts, Flore, Bushart ,Quermcm, Edes, E. Forys, Bishop, Iones, Perkotf, Lawler, Boenker. FIRST ROW: Koester, Mitchell, K. Adelman, Froelich, Bartram, Herbert, Butters, Challant, Bach, Young, Portmarm. gg S A MEMBER of the Viking Chapter of the National Honor Society, I pledge myself to cherish the ideals embodied in the aims of this school: honesty, industry, courtesy, loyaltyg to remember my obligation to the public schools and to speak and act in their behalf when there is needg to uphold the honor of my community, my state, and my countryg to exalt that which is just and right, to oppose that which is false and dishonorable, and to hold aloft the flam- ing torch of aspiration, which lights the way to higher thingsf' Thus reads the pledge that is taken by each honor student of the school. SENIOR HONOR SOCIETY Arrcxs, Gorman. SECOND ROW: Siler, Preise, Portmarm, M. Rathert, P. Rcxlhert, Megaris, Mainord, Shouse, Schaetzel, Rogers, Lucchesi Stoddard, Westaver, Case, Cross. FIRST ROW: Gestrich, H. Melton, Delvas, Ruehl, Mcxrkmcmn, Barner, Kirkpatrick, Penn, Ludwig Mathis, Gwyn, M. Melton, Gilardi, O'De1I. Page Ninety-Four TOP HOW: Hagemann, Pettiq, Rossel, Kottemann, McCumber, Sterling, Borgstede, Buchmueller, Flori, Peet, Scheizik, Davis Busy with Iunior Honor Society elections. Mrs. lil'illllSCll sends out long-awaited notes . . . Candle-light ceremony . . . Scholarship, service, leadership, char- acter . . . Cold pins . . . National society . . . Student speeches . . . Excited new members . . . Friday initiation . . . Best of the senior school . . . Points in activity. citizenship, scholarship . . . The climax to three years of serv ice and work. Senior Paul Williams congratulates Iuniors Mary Ruthert and Betty Delvas on making Senior Honor Society. t of j7AQ .gbkoof LOUD applause greeted the fifty students who made the Senior Honor Society, as they walked down the aisle of the junior auditorium on June 4. The pupils who attain this high honor deserve it, for they have worked hard during their three years in the senior high. Besides work- ing diligently in all their classes they have gone out for sports, Saga, Courier, music, dramatics, and other extra-curricular activities. To gain their required points in activities they haxc been elected class officers and student council ofiicers. Perfect attendance at school also gains a few points. It is plain to see that a member must be an all-around student. The oflicers of the Senior Honor Society are chosen from those who made the society in their junior year. This year's officers are presi- dent, Peggy Pettigg vice-president, Dewaine lVlcCumber: sec- retary, Peggy Rathert, and treasurer, Blanche Stoddard. Every year the students look forward to the initiation, which takes place in the auditorium. An impressive candle-lit circle furnishes the only light and gives the entire program an awe- some effect. Each otlicer gives a speech on one of the require- ments of the society, and there is always a distinguished speaker who has an interesting talk. The honor students are then presented with a pin which is recognized all over the United States, for this is a national organization. It is easy to see that to become a member of the Senior Honor Society is one of the highest honors that can come to a student at Normandy. Juniors do not have to wait until they are seniors to work for such a goal. They can become members of the Junior Honor Society if they qualify in scholarship, activities. and citizenship. The requirements are not quite as stiff as those of the seniors, but it is more difiicult to earn points in junior high school. ln former years, the Junior Society has had an elaborate initiation followed by a banquet. But this year, because of the war and transportation difiiculties, they have decided to have their initiation during an assembly. To the young junior, making the Honor Society is a goal achieved which cannot bc equated in the junior school. Officers are president, Carol Baldwin, vice-president, Dot Jones, secretary, Shirley Edes, treasurer, Alice Hundley. Normandy is a better school because these boys and girls have produced the work necessary to become honor students. Without their co-operation and interest there would he no athletic teams, there would be no publications, there would be none of the added activities that make a school and its life the happiest days of all. Page Ninety-Five Page Ninely-Six IUNIOR CORRIDOR OFFICERS TOP ROW: Moore, Frank- enburqer, Loito, Bella, Busse, Porlmann, Harrison. FIRST ROW: Branson, Siubbleiield, Schneider, McWhorien, Har- loq, Reed. SENIOR STUDENT COUNCIL TOP ROW: Diesel, McClin- lon, Borgslede, Wiqhtman, Barker, Fuchs, Mattlaqe, Cross, Koitemann, Meiners, Williams, Parke. SECOND ROW: Halbert, Schill, Zeller, Arras, Scheizik, Kramer, Thayer, Temme, Schaelzel, Shouse, Forys, Phillips. FIRST ROW: Ruehl, Falleri, Burner, Correll, Smith, Ruegq, Ruckman, Dick, Bind- ner, Edes, Boenker. IUNIOR STUDENT COUNCIL TOP ROW: Wilson, Harris, Iellison, Haas, Ballman, Kaulmann, Rossel, Diesel, Iones, Radcliii, Enqlebrechl, VVue1lmer. SECOND ROW: Leavy, Uphouse, Forys, Harris, Palmer, Smith, Beck, Sparacio, Cockarell, Angell, Herschem-oeder, Tichenor. FIRST ROW: White, Brooks, Harien, Grant, Reed, Corzine, Condray, Watts, Wolf, Ac- cordi, Lawless, Waldron. .gjfuclenf ofegidfaford ana! gunner iand ANCES, Christmas baskets, lyceum pro- grams, sale of war bonds and stamps! Vffhat do they remind you of? The Student Council, of coursefboth senior and junior divisions. Finishing its twentieth year, the Senior Student Council has proved itself a prominent and success- ful ruling body. The Juniors, too, are to be com- mended for their activities during past years. Being a democratic organiation, the Student Council is composed of members elected by the various home- rooms, which through their representatives then play a part in the student government. lVlr. Walter Bergmann, the able leader of the Senior Student Council, highly complimented the officersfltflike Wightman, president, Larry Cum- mings, tice-president, lmogene Barner, secretaryg and Walter' Thayer, treasurer. Under the very capable guidance of Mrs. Virginia Lacy and the leadership of the junior officers-,lack Radcliff, president, Lora ,lean Rossel, vice-president, Nor- man Engelbrecht, secretary, Hugh Wilson, treas- urer, and Charles White, Courier representativef the Council has proved valuable and vital to the Junior School. Of course, the chief duties of the organizations have to do with school government. Besides this, they maintain a clean campus and well-kept lawns, supervise order and cleanliness in the cafeteria, and encourage good sportsmanship and enthusiastic cheering at all athletic events. Helping them with these jobs, the Junior Cor- ridor Officers have definite responsibilities. Xvorth- while citizens of dependability, the members of this crew are hand-picked by Mrs. Elva DuGan, their sponsor. ln the Senior School, the Hall Guards, under the supervision of lVlr. Hadley Crawford, keep the corridors quiet and orderly. Once a month the Student Council dances, open to all activity subscribers, are held after school. These gatherings are attended by large numbers of students, who thus have an opportunity to become acquainted socially with many of their classmates. Four lyceum programs, sponsored by the Council, brought interesting and educational relief from routine classes. The Mloost and Foundi' has also been greatly improved since it was put under the supervision of the Student Council. Each morning before and after school a member of the Council takes his place in the small room where everyone finds, or tries to find, what heis lost. Iuniors line-up alter lunch waiting for the next Officers of the Senior Student Council, Wcxlty bell as cr corridor otiicer and teachers watch. Mike, Im. and Larry, take u turn down the hall Page Ninety-Seven 'Q '15 .S ii E 5 TOP ROW: Corner, Walters, Miller, Cross, Newgent, Siler, Wunderlich. King, Mellis, Buchmueller. FOURTH ROW: I-Ieuse-nl Stewart, Parke, Cummings, Franklin, Wehmeyer, Icrckson, Koetter, Reed, Delvas, Knoll. THIRD ROW: Schott, Duifey, Imboden, E. Smith, M. Carpenter, Kruse, Roesel, Rossel, Brcnkhurst, Foelscl-I, Hard, Ross. SECOND ROW: M. Rathert, Ballman, Huggins, Schwarz,l Lucchesi, Sinz. Pettig, Kroeger. Widmer, Dean, Parmenter, Rumley, McMenamy, Lowrance. FIRST ROW: Wiglitman, Portmann,l P. Rathert. Lamwersiek, Gilardi, Gwyn, C. Smith, Stoddard, Davis, Ludwig, Case, Weidle, Williams. I SAGA DIVISION EDITORS COURIER EDITORS Ruth Lamwersiek Anna Lou Gwyn Myron Wightinari Peggy Rathert Peggy Pettig Sylvia Portmann Dorothy We-idle Bettye lo Case Carol Ludwig Anna Mae Sinz Larry Cummings Dolores Lucchesi Norma Hagan ,lune Penn Richard Cross Glen Siler DOII Heuser Crawford King George Huggins Blanche Stoddard Victoria Megaris Marie Freise June Bromwich Peggy Rathert Jim Nichols Gene Arras Bill Stanley Nancy Lee lVlarlf:m Lloyd Grass 211111 Harry Schuermann Dorothy Paetzold Pal Dondas Geraldine Blankenship Dorothy Cook Virginia Kirkpatrick Virginia Phillips Eloise Laur Barbara Morton TOP HOW: Grass, Arras, Parke, Nichols, Stanley, Mulcahy, Newgent, Van Lueven, Burnett, Hamm, Rossel, Blankenship. SECOND ROW: Uphouse, Preise, Rathert, Beckham, Kroeqer, Jackson, Kelly, Mueller, Schuermcm, Dexheimer, Morton. FIRST ROW: Delvas, Foelsch, Bromwich, Dondas, Young, Megaris, Stoddard, Pcxetzold, Barrier, Kirkpatrick, Laur, Foley. l Page Ninety-Eight ' Q Saga stuii in the midst of work on the yearbook. Deadline approaches . . . Whereis lthat copy? . . . Did he send those pic- tures yet? . . . Take this down to the office . . . Here, write this head . . . Rush over and take that play snap. The plates are still in the file! Did you cover the May Fete? . . . Make this headline three lines of thirteen . . . The presses roll at noon . . . Can you work Saturday? . . . Don't forget jto send this issue to the servicemen . . . This office is a mess! . . . Oh! l don't think we'll ever finish! 'ai Dondas walks to the mail box to send Couriers to Normandy service men. 66 77 43 .fdnnagi .gnbcridecl in saga HIS is our Saga-a pictorial review of life at Nor- mandy, showing every phase of school life-sports, social life, and student activities. This year it is especially valued because it is a pictorial monument to the American hero, the boys and girls in the service of our country, both on the battlefronts and on the home front. We hope it will form a link between our school and our graduates who will soon be in the service. ln the years to come whenever you pick up the ,43 Saga may you be reminded of all the incidents that made school life at Normandy the happy, care- free time that it was. The Saga naturally requires a great deal of work, but, under the excellent direction of Miss Mary Pitney, the staff very ably accomplished the thousands of details necessary. After school on many an afternoon, the Saga Hoiiicen is filled with gay, hard-working staff members, striving to make your book a success. It is not the work of a few weeks, as you probably know. Work is started at the beginning of the year and con- tinues until the book Hgoes to pressw in the spring, with a sigh of relief by all concerned. But all the work needed to produce this book is worth the finished product-a Saga we hope you will be proud of. ecorcler of 36400 Jdcfiuified C LL-OUT for the war effortf, This might well be the theme of our Normandy Courier, which for three consecutive years has received the highest rating pos- sible for any school newspaper-the Pacemaker. To keep up with the times, the staff has changed the Courier from a large, six-column paper to a streamlined tabloid of five columns and is concentrating more and more on all of the war activities of present and former Normandy-ites. This concen- tration brought a rating of 4'Superior,7' which is the highest possible for this type of writing, from the National Scholastic Press Association. The Courier, under the outstanding supervision of Mrs. Mary Still, is edited by second-year journalism students, with first-year students acting as reporters. Because of their great interest in their work, these students do not begrudge the many hours of work spent to make our Courier the excellent paper it is. The experience that the students get in journalism and news- paper work increases their interest in current events and teaches them how to read a paper intelligently. Those who want to go on with their journalism have laid an excellent foundation for further study. Page Ninety-Nine CLARINET: Mueller, Roberts, Robertson, Steib, Helm, Jones, Koester, Bcxrtrum, Borgmun E. Kirkpatrick, Moeller. OBOE: O'De1l, Weston. SNARE DRUMS: Peters, Maineri, Constcmtinou. Flori. CORNET: B. Ross, Thayer, Walther. DRUM: Schmidt. TROMBONE: Siler, Thies, Butters Weston. TYMPANI: Zdvorak, Maineri. FRENCH HORNS: Willis, Fink, Calvin, Fellenstein. Constcxntinou. BARITONE SAXOPHONE: Fuch. SOUSAPHONE: Fcmninq, McHugh. Xylophone: EEDINC no introductions, the Senior Con- cert Band has established a fine name for itself in past years. The band, ably directed by Mr. Darrell Joachim. is playing an important part in building the ideal American boy and girl and in keeping up the morale on the home front. Most of us enjoy popular music, but we are all learning to appreciate and really enjoy the good music that our Music Department is giving us. This year the Band has made many public appearances. It marched in the Navy Day Parade, gave a musical program at Wellston High School, and presented numerous assemblies here. Aug- menting its fame also was its line presentation in competition with other school bands at University City, where the group received a Certificate of Merit. There are now sixty-five talented musicians in the Band, among whose members are sixteen who ad- vanced from the junior groups. Quite a number of the junior high students want to become meni- bersg however, few are able to reach the high stand- ard of the group. It has been Mr. ,loachim's policy to seat the musicians in order of their proficiency. The better players are seated nearest the conductor, and they are called 'lprincipalsw in their section, occupying 'gfirst seats? Among the outstanding members are Walter Thayer and Josephine O'Dell, both of whom re- ceived certificates at the University City Festival. We were, indeed, proud that two of our own pupils received such awards. Of course, the chief aim of all the musicians is to become the concert master. This year, Don Crawford, the first clarinetist, occu- Pcxge One Hundred xo, Hcxgemeyer, Hoelener, Holler 1 Prebble, Weston, Miller, Farmer, B CLARINET: Swyers. PICCOLO SAXOPHONE: Xlausmcm. Cook IINET: Haas. pics that position and ably takes care of the group in Mr. Joachiinis absence. It is quite easy to see that we have a group of fine musicians. Throughout the school year, the students have received much enjoyment working together and playing for us. ln addition to the fun, they received much-needed ex- perience from playing before audiences. All of them have become better musicians because of this year's study. The Band proved its ability at the annual Spring Concert when they played selections from Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin. Their rendition of the Anzerican Rhapsody, by Long. was excellent and entertaining. It included i'America the Beauti- ful," uPop Goes the Wfeaself' and 4'Yankee Doodlef, airfare .fdrfiriffi rain C-El" QU! The brass section ot the Senior Band practices cx new march. in the appreciative audience were both parents and friends. lt is not necessary to mention the time spent on practice, for anyone who has played an instrument knows the mental exertion, and in the case of some instruments, the physical exertion spent. Mr. Joachim has introduced this year a method ol instruction best fitted to the particular instrument, not accepting the plan of study of any individual writer. With private instruction, which some of the pupils receive at home. we have developed a group of capable musicians. The school may boast of an excellent Band, of which we can be justly proud. Wie only hope that Normandyis future bands can compare with ours of l943l Page One Hundred One S 1 , avr! 1 1 Seventh-Grade Lower Picture ALTO SAXOPHONE Douglas Bett Tom McMahcm Alvin Rouse Warren Sinna d r Edward Zielinski CLARINET Russell Boekenheide Dale Condray Charles Hunt Douglas Raynor Wilson Rhoton Braxton Smith Donald Wolf Donald Wood Zanvil Zack FLUTE Ioy Crawford FRENCH HORN Billy Maior CORNET August Giese lack Tichenor Elmer Williams SNARE DRUM Dale Hoeiener Don Willoughby TRUMPET Donald Keely Veronica M TROMBONE Virgil Fittie Betty Lott Colleen Tinsley Gilbert Ambrow SAXOPHONE Iames Meers BASS DRUMS Walter Reibel BASS CLARINET Robert Robinson OBOE Betty Velton oeller Page One Hundred TW Eighth-G rade Band Upper Picture CLARINET Don .Ambrow Don Fischer Ed Iames Don Zytowski Bob Smith Bob Schill Dewey Millay TENOR SAXOPHONE Fred Bierbaum Graham Middlekamp ALTO SAXOPHON RaYmond Be i nn FLUTE Ida Ballman Dale Poi-tmann TRUMPET Lloyd Borgstede BARITONE Earl Horstman Duane Richards TROMBONE Dick McDo 1 nc: d Hugh Wilson O CORNET Bill Shane: Bob Thuerkoil I van Bornecque TUBA Harold Thies Ninth-Grade Band TRUMPET Wiltred Aubuchon Ralph Meek Donald Whitmer CLARINET David Chaphe SOUSAPHONE lim Hasapopoulas Mary Fanning FRENCH HORN lames Heilman Dorothy Iones ALTO SAXOPHONE Donald Henkel FLUTE Paul Weston uniord Way n 44 RACTICE makes perfect" is the slogan of the hard-working junior students in the Eighth-Grade Band. '4Our aim, of course, is to produce a better bandfl says Mr. Darrell Joachim, wand along with this it is our desire to prepare for fine, efllcient work in the Senior Band." Experience gained during performances in Junior assembly programs and the Big Annual Spring Con- cert eliminates shyness and promotes poise and self-reliance. Next year a new method of assigning parts will be employed in order to stimulate more practicing. Lwiciand jo e TRIKING out in the music field in their first year at Normandy, these young musicians strive to equal the older bands bv prac- ticing long and hard. With each performance the playing habits of members are noted and improved upon. This valu- able experience starts these juniors in good time to take the place of the senior band members. Directed by Mr. Darrell Joachim, these seventh- grade students will form the nucleus for the Nor- mandy band of tomorrow. Iuniors rehearse for the County Festival. EGINNING in the first semester these junior students study' their music and improve on their individual playing. lvhen the Band is assembled, under the direction of Mr. Darrell Joachim, group playing is studied, and they strive for perfection as a unit. This year the Band appeared at the University City Spring Festival where they rated high and rc- ceived much praise. Their second major appearance was at the Normandy Festival held in May, their playing contributed to the success of the concert. Ninth-Grade Band Page One Hundred Three N ORSEMEN VIOLIN: Hcrupt, Fischer, Rossel, Gieselmun, Ruehl, G cz i n e s . SAXOPHONES: V. Kirkpatrick. E. Kirk- patrick, Hcxgemeyer. Di Campo. Wiqhtmcm. BASS: Rose, Iohnson. TRUM- PETS: Ross, Thayer, Walther, McCumber. TROMBONE: Mueller, But- ters. DRUMS: Peters. PIANO: Diermun. we ayeigdf O! Sgncopafion WING bands are popular in any school, and Normandy's Norsemen come in for more than their share of popularity. Patriotism is their theme and purpose, patriotism, the reason for reorganization this year. Ten years ago the first of Normandy's swing bands came into existence and chose a name that would correlate with Normandy's adopted Norse ancestry. For three years they rehearsed during club periods, played for school dances, and enjoyed universal popularity. When the problem of paying students to play at dances broke up the group, it became an outside organization under a different name and finally dissolved completely. Mr. Lawrence Guenther had a very delinite rea- son for resuming rehearsals this year-to reduce war tension by playing music purely for relaxation and enjoyment. Music of the right kind is an eX- cellent morale booster- that7s his idea. Before long, another patriotic opportunity pre- sented itself-war bond and stamp drives. Mr. Guenther's plan for war stamp admission to Norse- men assemblies was the school's first concentrated effort along that line. Thereafter war bonds and swing band made a team that clicked. No drive was complete without a Norsemen assembly to climax it properly. Versatility is another trait of this group, lor they are required to play a variety of music for a variety of occasions. Their repertoire must include sweet music and hot music, patriotic numbers and novelty tunes, brand-new hits and old favorites that are always popular. Many of the members play several instruments. ln fact, Director Guenther alternates between saxophone and clarinet with an occasional viola solo thrown in. When he takes a solo, you know you're going to hear the best. The vocalist is an integral part of a band, and Marie Venverloh ably lives up to her role, proving herself as versatile as the rest in varying moods and tempos. The Swingsters frequently lend their support as well as their arrangements, and HThe Swingsters and Marie" means some really Hneata' vocals are forthcoming. lVlr. Crawford, too, often sings with the group, specializing in popular light classics. Page One Hundred Pour udic on fke arc ARTIAL rhythms, precise maneuvers, and snappy hlue and white uniforms are as much a part of the football games as pig- skins and jerseys, as shifts and safeties. Marching Bands add the pep and sparkle to any game. But marching isnit as much fun as it appears on the surface. Long, cold hours are spent drilling out on the field for weeks before every game. A lot of patience and a lot of energy are necessary to per- fect the formations that appear so simple and effort- less to the spectators. School spirit is the musicians, ustock in trade." They must have plenty of it to take the day after day of drilling without complaining, to turn out in full force at all games, as regularly as the players. in weather varying from stifling, dusty heat to icy, windy cold. Theyive done a good job this year under the direction of Mr. Darrell Joachim and show much promise for next season. Newly-organized Norsemen swing out on "Elk's Parade" in an assembly. In one of their intricate formations the Normandy Marching Band places our lavorite "N" within a musical lyre. Page Orie Hundred Pixie Seventh-Grade Orchestra Upper Picture VIOLIN Lillian Baumann Alic e Caqle Ioan Chambers Angelo De Coro Ieanne I-Iaupt Shirley Henkel Iean Holtz Robert Korando Louise Mahaitey Raymond Marion Betty Ann Mehl Howard Morton Marie Rundberq Peggy Schaper Allen Scheibel Fred Wuellen er VIOLA Dorothy Wetrolf Eighth-Grade Lower Pi CELLO ct lean Bu shart Gloria Kortum Lois Lawler Rosemary Moeller Dorothy Rethertord VIOLA Nita Dunham Carol Thiele Mary Vogler VIOLIN Roger Cagle Richard Clark Don Fischer Leonard Haynes Dick Schill loan Schoettler Ieanne Shorr Marilyn Schreiber Angelo Scortino Angie Sparacio PIANO Patricia Leslie BASS Ianet Gerlach Doris Sinz Page One Hundred Six Orchestra UTS Ninth-Grade Orchestra Opposite Page VIOLA Martha D' IXDH Nellie Dodd Pete Hasapopoulos lim Lowrance VIOLIN Betty Lee Gilman Bob Kessler Margaret Koch La Donna Mattingly Allen McDaniel BASS VIOL Lorraine Barthold PIANO Iohn Young CELLO Betty Delm Lltbllae lIAl"fU0505 TRlN'G, brass, woodwind, and percussion in- struments in the hands of seventh-graders show the musical interest of the Seventh- Grade Orchestra. This group, under the direction of Mr. Lawrence Guenther, offered music training to juniors. The goal of a junior instrumentalist is to belong to the Senior Concert Orchestra. Students know by working hard they may make their goal, this thought spurs the juniors on. The orchestra performed at the Annual Music Festival at University City, where they received high commendation. Their other appearance was in the Normandy Spring Concert. 5gmla on ic union! 44 ATCH your dynamics!" MA little stronger on the viola part." uBe care- ful, thatls a tricky rhythm in that fifth measure." Enthusiastic eighth-graders, under the baton of Miss Selma Vogelsang, obey such direc- tions implicitly as they strive toward their goal- membership in the Senior Orchest1'a. Every year these industrious beginners work very hard learn- ing the fundamentals they will need later and laying the foundation for a good Senior Orchestra a few years later. They deserve plenty of credit for their inteerst. The singing strings hold regular practice sessions. red man udic ITH the Ninth-Grade Orchestra, the 'ccream of the musical cropf, the junior school has its own Concert Orchestra. In this group are the seasoned members of the Seventh- and Eighth-Grade Orchestras. As true Vikings, these juniors have an eye to their future success and practice constantly for harmony and perfection of tone. Appearing in both the University City County Festival and the Normandy Spring Concert, the ninth-graders, under the direction of Mr. L. W. Guenther, received favorable commendation. Ninth-Grade Orchestra Page One Hundred Seven 512 1 Q 5 l an FIRST VIOLINS: F. Rosso, V. Kirkpatrick, Gaines, Fischer, Madelyn Haupt, Bunting, I. Smith, Ruehl, Gieselm Maineri, D. Russel, Schill, I. Crawford, Robertson, Miller, Guion, Fleer, Venezia, Marlene Haupt, I. Smith, Wehmer, Carlso McClinton, Farnham, King. CELLOS: N. Rosso, L. Farmer, L. Russel, Foster, Peeples, Hageman, Blair. BASSES: Rose, Mil Prebble, Miller. OBOE: O'De11. CLARINETS: E. Kirkpatrick, D. Crawford, Borqman. SAXOPHONES: Wighiman, Sinz. BASL Thayer, Walther. FRENCH HORNS: Fellenstein, McCumber, Willis. TROMBONES: Mueller, Butters, Thies. TUBA: Moss. PIANO: Icme Gore. ERE is an organization to which Nor- mandy students may truly point with pridegthe Senior Orchestra! Throughout the year, the Orchestra produces a never-ending flow of fine musical entertainment. The selections range from the classic to the modern, including such varied Works as Francliis monumental HD Minor Symphonyw and Ferde Grofe7s HMardi Gras Suitefi All are played under the eXpert baton of Mr. Lawrence Guenther. For the many years that Mr. Guenther has been director of this group, he has always produced an orchestra of high symphonic quality. Mr. Guenther is especially fitted to understand the problems of the various players, since he himself is a capable performer on most of the instruments which are found in the Orchestra. The smooth manner in which the Orchestra performs is a tribute to the high musicianship of its conductor. This year the Orchestra sponsored a umusical good-will tour" to Wellston High School, where they were enthusiastically received and invited to a return engagement. Here at school, the students, faculty, and parents were entertained by the Orchestra in several assem- blies and P. T. A. programs. The music was selected for its general popular appeal. Some of the fea- tured compositions were 'clVlardi Gras,', Gershwinis usmolce Gets ln Your Eyes," and alive Got Plenty of Nothinf " For a patriotic number, the Orchestra played MAmerican Fantasief' a medley of favorite American songs. The war has affected music, too. Because of transportation difficulties, the State Music Festival Page One Hundred Eight lsch, Franklin. SECOND VIOLINS Smith. Ice Gore, Ruenheck, Goebel, son. FLUTES: E. Farmer, Weston, Edes, Lawson. TRUMPETS: Ross, er. DRUMS: Peters. BELLS: Ast. was not held this year. The Orchestra did. however, make a fine showing at the County Festival at Uni- versity City. receiving, along with the usual instruc- tive commentaries, a certificate of merit. The Or- chestra and Band have quite a collection of these certificates now. and it has been proposed that they paper the Band Room with them some day. If they continue at their present rate, that day shouldift he far off. Several members of the Orchestra participated in the solo events at the festival. Those who re- ceived certificates of merit are Frank Rosso, violing LaVara Farmer, cellog Nino Rosso, cellog Jo O'Dell. oboeg Phyllis Miller, piano: and Xvalter Thayer. cornet. enior udiciand 0 6366914 Student conductor LaVara Farmer directs the Orchestra in u music assembly. One of the most valualmle memlmers of the Orches- tra is LaVara Farmer. i'l,arry," a senior, is an excellent cellist. and this year she was elected stu- dent director. For thc Hrst time, the Orchestra performed in public under the direction of a stu- dent leader. lncidently, LaVara was vice-president of the organization and the Orchestra's candidate for St. Pat's Queen. But let it not he thought that our Orchestra is composed ol individualists. The symphony or- chestra is one instrumentfan instrument of many voices, it is truefhut, nevertheless, it is one com- pact unit. Thus, in the Normandy Orchestra the individual is subordinated to the welfare and har- mony of the group as a whole. Puqe One Hundred Nine Harmonizinq in early morning Glee Club rehearsal. Swinqsters do their bit at the County Music Festival. Nonettes sing Christmas carols lor P. T. A. ML! -Jovan 44 RA-LA-LA-LA! Tra-la-la-lalw Does that sound familiar? If you recognize this tuneful sound, you have probably heard the Girls' Clee Club when they were practicing for some important musical event. Under Mrs. Mary Franklinis superior leadership and training, the Girls, Clee Club has grown to be an outstanding organization at Normandy. Not only have the girls gained renown for their impressive and entertaining work at school and in surrounding communities, but they have won con- siderable praise throughout the state. Dressed in rose-colored jumpers and white blouses, the girls received an MAN rating at University City at the musical festival. Because of the girls, neatness and uniformity, they make a splendid appearance. The girls excel in tone quality, interpretation, musician- ship, enunciation, and phrasing. The girls in the Clee Club are to be highly commended for their fine showmanship and the willingness with which they practice and work. MSing, Song, Sing, Song, So Hop Toylw Chinese? No, not exactly. The Nonettcs are at it again, sing- ing songs from all over the world. Once a week come melodious notes and occasional chatter from Mrs. Mary Franklinls music room as the nine girls group around the piano to practice. The Nonettes sing with the Glee Club in assem- blies, Christmas programs, and the Spring Festivals. With their talent and expression, they add zest and humor to the music programs. HSay, who are all the good-looking fellows in the white sweaters?" '4lVhy, that's the Senior Boys? Clee Club. They make a handsome group, don't they? They're prob- ably singing in assembly or something today? Such a conversation might precede any of the several programs provided by the Boys, C-lee Club throughout the year. The boys are always enthusi- astically received, because their vocalizing equals their fine appearances. The man responsible for the achievements of this organization is Mr. Hadley Crawford. But one man cannot make a glee club, co-operation, however, on the part of each member can, and thatis the keynote in this onefco-operation. The boys are in the club of their own choosing, because they enjoy singing, and it is only by each fellow Page One Hundred Ten ccrmonizerri 0 agznior doing his part that the high standards of the group have been established and maintained throughout the years. This year we were very happy to hear from the double quartet on numerous occasions. The group, under the direction of Mr. Crawford, has had a Jigi varied repertoire at hand. They have realized how much enjoyment is received from the more popular and comical numliers, and since most of their songs are of that category, they call them- selves Millie Swingstersf, They have had a great deal of enjoyment working together. TOP ROW: Venverloh, Humphrey, Befia, Coshow, Hamm, Borqstede, Appelt, Nichols, Shouse, Wahlert, McConuhy. FIFTH ROW: Ross, Bell, Melton, Bowman, Welch, Keller, Gieselman, G. Huber, I-Iermle, Rossel, Haupt, Lonqholer, Ruehl, Auty, Morton. FOURTH ROW: garner, Olsen, Hunt, Rumley, Bauman, Westaver, Collins, Klausman, Sidmon. Widmer, Schott, Dondas, Gardner. THIRD HOW: Bear, Iunqlxng, h'11' Th ' ' ' ' ' 1 ips, ompson, Layton, Smz, Shaeier, Smith, M. Miller, L. Huber, Rogers, Lewton, Loesh, Schill. Stille, Hard. SECOND ROW: Hunsel, Zeller, Meyers, Iackson, Rathert, Burton, Kolkmeyer, Bouquet, Case, Navy, Biggs, Fallert, Werle. FIRST ROW: Bartels, Kaiser, Larson, Costello, Rickmann, Rudolph, Neiman, Love, P. Miller, Delvas, Kremer, Martin, Audrain, I-Iagemeyer, Olive. TOP ROW: Conway, I. Gore, Buchmueller, Schneider, Conrad, English, Cunningham, Randall, Storm. Donahoe, Diermann, Reed, Glielz. THIRD ROW: Timlin, Hawley, Temme, Peper, Moss, Calvin, Diesel, Hosikoetter, Meyers, Britt, Sachs, E. Gore, Fulbright. SECOND ROW: Vach, Gorman, Houchens, Heuser, Eshbach, Phipps, Noh, Ahrens, Openlunder, Harbison, Rickher, Brandes, Dysart. FIRST ROW: Burnett, Kinqslon, Steimel, Brown, Koetter, Houston, Franklin, Pinns, Kaiser, Eise, Deutschmann. Bourner. Page One Hundred Eleven TOP ROW: Conway, Reed, Wormington, English, Donahue. FIFTH ROW: Houchens, Phipps, Timlin, Darby, Britt, Schwarz, Openlander Temme, Moss, Myers, Fulbright. FOURTH ROW: Randall, Hagemeyer, Keller, Borgstede, Appelt, Love, Hamm, Nichols, Coshow, Shaeier, Moss Lewton, Bartels, Cunningham. THIRD ROW: Barnett, Sidmon, Audrain, Beiia, Peitig, Wahlert, Shouse, Venverloh, Huber, Miller, McConuhy, Case Bear, Brown. SECOND ROW: Eise, Biggs, Fcxllert, Werle, Navy, Ruehl, I. Morton, Rickmann, Auty, Larson, Costello, Olive, Steimel. FIRST ROW Pinns, Sinz, Thompson, Stille, Kolkmeyer, Burton, L. Martin, Phillips, Iungling, Olsen, Gardner, Bell, Deutschman. armong ,915 Weir mafia 46 EEP America singingw might well be the slogan of Mrs. Mary Franklin, director of the Senior Mixed Chorus. ln spite of practicing ditliculties, the chorus Won the Cer- tificate of Merit, the highest award given at the Double Mixed Quartet wins praise at Music Festival. Greater St. Louis County Music Festival in Uni- versity City this spring. They received a perfect score in tone quality, interpretation, showmanship, diction, artistic effect, intonation, and special com- mendation on their appearance. They were also complimented on their choice of selections. Meeting only two periods a week, this organiza- tion has been able to build a repertoire of fine music and excellent literature, including selections of Russian music, those in madrigal style, contem- porary American music, ballads, and many sacred selections. These selections from the Russian group were sung a Capella at the contest, they were '4Cherubim," by Bortniansky, and Wllhe Nightin- galef, by Tschaikowsky. Appearances outside of school have been cur- tailed because war restrictions limited possible transportation. Many of the members are engaged in work after school hours, and scheduling of pro- grams was extremely difhcult. Evidence of the popularity of this group is obvious from its rapid growth. It has doubled in size this year, and Mrs. Franklin forsees an even larger enrollment in the chorus next year. Page One Hundred Twelve lfll'll0l" LXQ OLCQJ gnfeffdln ll'l fffielflfl, A85 HERE are all those young girls and boys rushing to this early in the morning? Of vourse, it must he to the Junior Audi- torium. where the ,lunior Mixed Chorus practices every Tuesday and Thursday mornings. This Mixed Chorus is made up of seventh and eighth-graders who enjoy music and would like to learn more about it. Une of their higgest aims is to see how many can make the Senior Mixed Chorus when they become eligible. March 24! That was a red-letter day for the Junior Cirlsl Clee Clulu. They gave their first puhlic performance for the seventh grade. The group is made up of aliout fifty girls. who practice two mornings a week to improve their xoives. They are very enthusiastic in their work and consider it a pleasure to be rnemhers of the cluh. Miss Fishhaek, their instructor, comhined the junior Girls' Glee Club and the Junior Mixed Chorus for concerts. Their constant efforts and faithful attendance proved that they were deeply interested in their work. Page One Hundred Thirteen IUNIOR MIXED CHORUS TOP ROW: Zubiena, McCorkle, Busse, Mc- Clarney, N e w m an , Griefzu, Froelich, Dock- weiler, Barbour, Weekly. THIR D ROW: Flori, Uphouse, Cartwright, McWhorten, Diesel, Wil- liams, Browning, Franke, Ambrow. SECOND ROW: I-Iibbeler, Fallert, Darby, De Breuner, Hogan, Garner, R. Watts, Wilson, Eberhart. F I R S T ROW: Horton, B. Watts, Lund- burg, Patts, Filzsimmons, I-Ieid, Lawler, Iackson. IUNIOR GIRLS' GLEE CLUB TOP ROW: Pavelec, Fornshell, Ward, White, R o s s el, Overstreet, VV a 1 k e r , Sheehan, Stewart, McC1inton, Orgeich. T HI R D ROW: H a u c k , Keele, Pusche, Buschart, Deuser, Willis, Gaines, Moeller, Hacking, Zellinqer. SECOND ROW: B i s h o p , Mesle, Thiele, Fitzsimmons, Flori, Schielelbine, Gentner, D. Iohnson, Braun, Kamman. FIRST ROW: Mudd, Held, Boenker, Querman, Glavert, Wilkerson, C amphell, Arnold, I.. Iohnfon. NUBSE'S ASSISTANTS TOP ROW: Dixon, Bran- don. FIRST ROW: Miss Wiebe, Williams, Reinerf. COMMERCIAL ASSISTANTS TOP ROW: Dunne, Segelhorsi, Edwards, Seyiarth, Uphouse, FIRST ROW: Kaiser, Duffy, Cook, Montague, H e r r - mcmn, Linders. OFFICE ASSISTANTS TOP ROW: Schefzik, Mrs. Phillips, Roesel, Beifu, Miss Wulfers, Gillmrxn. FIRST ROW: Keisker, Penn, Gorman, Cczstanie, Blackwell, Orr, Goldbeck. I . Page One Hundred Fourteen .Siwfaining .jvleahd 64 AME, pleaseim No, it isn't a telephone operator. It is one of the Nurse7s Assistants, who is helping Miss Wiehe administer first-aid to one of the students. All of these girls are a vital part of the clinic. Wlithout them Miss Wliehe might never get finished with her daily routine. Did you ever stop to think who records your eye and hearing tests? Even taking your height and weight is important. And it is a good thing that the nurse's assistant cheeks the health of every student every year as an annual cheek-up. for possihly you may have some sort of disease. Some of these girls are planning to take up nursing when they finish svhool. 5fQl'l0gl"6Ll0AQI"5-i0-A HERE can l get a stenvil rut? just take it to Miss Marian Bef,-k in the Vocational liuilding, and she'll give it to one ofthe Commercial Assistants under her guidance. These girls are advaneed students in typing. shorthand. and bookkeeping who are getting valuable experience. Most people around school don't realize how much the girls help out. Programs for the May Fete, Spring Concert, initiations, and hanquets are produced hy the Commercial Assistants. Teachers send over to have tests and finals made, and the girls run all sorts of errands. Ofhce Mia fan la 45 OULD you tell me where I could iind Jim Smith?'7 This is an example of one of the many tasks the Oihce Girls perform to keep Normandy's school life running smoothly. Some of the duties which the girls have are delivering messages, filing cards. typing, making out excuses, and answering inquiries. It is indeed a privilege to he one ofthe few girls employed in the olliee, as the girls are personally selected by Mrs. Mary Phillips. Most of the girls on the oiiice force are majoring i11 a commercial course. They must have a pleasing personality. he dependable, and show general business ability. In the clinic Fern checks the height ot ci iunior student Assistants in Commercial Department type cmd total orders for senior announcements. Beatrice Keisker and Lucille Custanie at the intri- cate tiles ot the otiice. Poqe One Hundred Fifteen PUBLIC ADDRESS BOYS TOP ROW: Landis, English, Burnett, Zack. BOTTOM ROW: Leaker. Heilman, I. Risch. CAMERA CLUB TOP ROW: Flori, Zack, Adelmcxn. Henkle. Schind- ler. BOTTOM ROW: Daniels, Mr. Hoeiler. Risch. Corning. l jfaak gn Cfxiaerfa NE PICTURE is Worth a thousand Words, and since We're speaking of the photog- raphers of Normandy, it is especially appro- priate to dispense With usual adjectives and merely advise the reader to look at the pictures on this and other pages of the Saga for some idea of the skill and ingenuity of the boys making up this group. Imagine how dull and drah the Saga fand Courier, tool would look Without these pictures! The boys do more than just snap pictures which are to he looked at and then forgotten. Their work is a graphic pictorial record of school life, so that in years to come Normandy students will he able to look back and see just what Went on in the war years of '42 and 743. So, for enriching its school life year after year, Normandy voices a hearty Wfhanksn to Mr. Edward Hoefler and his photographers. Page One Hundred Sixteen I C who are they' 77 iLe laerafom HE PUBLIC ADDRESS BOYS? Why, ? What do they do?" It would not be surprising to hear such a d The minute amount of praise remark at Norman y. ' 'nal for to them 1S almost t,l11T1l , and attention given th l. k ' necessary to all the sc oo their wor 1S ' f Mr. Galt Under the expert leadership o ho has directed the group for several Schrader, w ' B ' are on the job at the Public Address oys ll years, , ' A semblies, lyceums, footba all school functions. s games, the May Fetefthese and many other special events depend for their success on the skill of the P. A. boys. The only reward that they net is experience in handling the intricate public address system. Such may come in handy some day. ui ing Our Weaafing OLLECTINC fines from the Hoverdues," re- placing hooks on the shelves, filing cards, helping students find interesting books, and, at the same time, learning the work of a trained librarian are tasks that give a true picture of the work done by the girls who assist in the library. Surely everyone knows the supervisor and di- rector of the library, Miss Abigail Holmes, who is informed on all subjects and always ready to assist ' ' ' K 'nv the the pupils with their assignments. eepi r, sts a qood book tor Virginia Miller helptuliy suqge reference reading. library well-stocked with up-to-date information and well-written literature is her interesting work. Miss Holmes' girls are capable under any cir- cumstances, and they answer hundreds of questions daily. Who wrote the Scarlet Letter? ls this a good book? I want a short book for a report. These are typical of the questions fired at them many times a day. Such training will be an asset to the girls when they start on a career of their own, ' ' ' k or not. whether it b e further library mor LIBRARY GIRLS TOP ROW: Green, Knight, Edwards, Miller. Kruse, Elliot, Fox, Miss Holmes. BOTTOM ROW: Roberts, Blanton. McMenamy, Herring, Char trcmd, Stonebrecxker. Pciqe One Hundred Seventeen Reichholdt, Johnston, Tuttle, GIRL SCOUTS T O P ROW: Darby, Gaines, Nicolson, Walker, Brown, Winter, Wunnen- berq. SECOND BOW: Mc- Clinton, Wuiqk, Wendt, De Brunner, Hacking, Friedrick, Arnold, Price, Grass. FIRST ROW: Weeke, Sommers, Gerich- ten, Clawson. BOWLING CLUB TOP ROW: McCourt, Bergerdine, Wunderlich, Hamilton, Derrick, V a n Leuven, Oberschelp. SEC- OND ROW: Stanley, B. Parke, Clark, McCumber, T. Parke, Reed, Snowden. FIRST ROW: Koetter, Schuermann, Arras, Mathewson, Davis, Franklin, Ferguson. ART SOCIETY TOP ROW: Butters, Martin, Fischer, Venezia, Megaris, Openlander, Moore, Mcliabney. SEC- OND ROW: Fittie, Mainord, Icrckson, Ortqier, Dunne, Guariq- lia, Hermle, Sinz, Morton. FIRST ROW: Miss Mc- Cloud, Reichholdt, Dean, Ludwig. Matthew, Dew, Ast, Beach, Ruehl. Page One Hundred Eighteen bil' pea! jl"00I06I":5 IVING up to the motto HBe Preparedfi Normandy Cirl Scouts engaged in the war effort as much as possible. Scrap and paper collecting were but two of their activities directed by Miss Norma Kissner, their sponsor. The ambition of each scout is to pass as many tests as possible. As a Brownie, the girl Hflies upi' and then begins her series of tests. The tests begin simply, and, later, as a Life or Eagle Scout, they get fairly complex. Tests such as signaling, first-aid, cooking, and home-making must be passed. Because of their bearing on the war, the Scouts were determined to learn something about each of these subjects and soon knew enough to pass the tests with flying colors. Xpert , OPIOLFJ LAMMINC down the alleys for the second consecu- tive year, the Bowling League fell into difficult straits. To start off the season, President Gene Arras and Secretary-Treasurer Bill Stanley organized six teams of five men each. Bowling under ABC rules, the league rolled smoothly along until the troubles began. Despite crowded bus Conditions and members getting jobs right and left most of the bowlers improved their averages. Captain Richard Sturgeonis HPintopplers,' led the league, but the Pintopplers, last year's run-away champions, had no such easy time this year and were but a few games ahead of the second-place team, 4'Guttersnipes." sgndurifriouri ecoraford DDING to their usual duties of decorating for school dances, designing costumes for the May Fete, making posters for all sorts of school activities, the Art Society performed many worth-while war- time duties. Chief among their projects were decorations for U.S.O. dances and cards for the army hospital at Jefferson Barracks. Candidates for membership are selected from outstanding art students. They are invited to a 'iget-acquaintedn party and then voted on by the other members. During the iipledgew period, the prospective member must, by com- pleting various assignments, accumulate two hundred points. At initiation, hand-made pins are bestowed on the successful candidates. Page One Hundred Nineteen Girl Scouts prepare for merit badges by practicing rope tying Neil Snowden trips as his ball goes down the alley. The Art Society executes modem design for the May Pete. TOP ROW: Miller, Fuchs. Mattlage, Siler, Melier, Cross, Derrick, Hamilton. FIFTH ROW: Koetter, Deutschmcmn Arrus, Fleer. FOURTH ROW: McCumber, King, Stanley, Reed, Grue, Franklin, Heinkel, Fellenstein, Wunderlich, Donahoe Corner, Glick, Chumblin, Zbccren, Heidemunn, Springli, Conway, Molden, Thayer, McCourt, Buchmueller, Risch. SECOND DiCcxmpo, Lynes, Mathewson, Bridgett, Williams, Bergerdine, McGovern. T. Parke, Schqetzel, Schindler. FIRST ROW: Grass Wightmun, Mellis. Reed, B. Pau-ke. UST what is the Hi-Y? Well, it's a brother- hood organization of the Young Men's Chris- tian Association. A unique pin is the sign of membership. lts shape is a red triangle, repre- senting red-blooded service and growth in body, mind, and spirit. On this background appears a White cross, the symbol of purity. The purpose of the club is to create, maintain, and extend through- out the school and community high standards of Christian character. Meeting every other Monday night, the boys, under the capable guidance of Mr. William Chri- tian, debate and decide on important issues of the school. The democratic spirit for which the club stands is displayed as Mike Wightman, the presi- dent, calls for discussion and the members argue the pros and cons. To add variety to the meetings, the boys invite prominent men from the community to act as guest speakers. On one occasion, Mr. Small, formerly an aeronautical engineer and now With Union Electric, spoke on electricity. Not only the administration, but other school organizations come to the Hi-Y for help in putting over this idea or that. Among the services that the club has rendered are the planting of shrubs to beautify the campus, aiding and iinancing the Service Section of the Saga, and collecting food- stuffs to put in Christmas baskets for the needy. 4'Have you bought your Buzz Book yet?7, This was an almost hackneyed expression as the popular telephone number and address book came off the press. Hi-Y members distributed about eight hun- dred copies. Puqe One Hundred Twenty L UQLUL P85 6l,l"Q iyof.. y icrvis. Lcmdis. Garrison. Franklin rr, Walters. THIRD ROW: English m. McNicho1s. Schwarz, Steimer, mnn, Wolislcxw, Rutherford, Smith. As the new members will testify, however, the club plays as much as it works. The many social events pay tribute to the planning and organizing qualities of the ollicers and active members. The fall 4'Get Acquaintedw Dance was the first of a series of outstanding Hi-Y affairs. This success was fol- lowed by the campus weiner roast combined with the dance in the cafeteria. Later, a ustagw swim- ming party was held at the Y. M. C. A., allowing all the fellows to show off some of their brawn they talked about so much. The annual f'Shack Dancefi as always, was a lot of fun. Everyone danced to the latest records and enjoyed sandwiches and 'fcokesv for refreshment. The outstanding event of the year was the spring dance held in the black and orange Variety Room of the Hotel Roosevelt. 6ll'l'l M5 95,83 6!8I"6 Q, 4 X,- f Mr. Christian distributes "Buzz Books" lor sale by Hi-Y members. The officers, Mike Wightman, president, Jack Rutherford, vice-president, Dick Mellis and Don Davis, secretaries, Charlie Smith, treasurer, unani- mously agree that the boys in the Hi-Y of 1942-43 were co-operative, energetic, and responsive. The athletically inclined showed their talents at the Father and Son Get-Together Party, which was held in the gym. Various exhibitions were given, displaying the physical standards that the Nor- mandy boy must attain. Another of the Hi-Y's many activities was its basketball team. Everyone participated in the conditioning games, while those with exceptional abilities were chosen for regular games scheduled with former students and other independent groups. Page One Hundred Twenty-One CHEMISTRY CLUB TOP R O W: Schindler, Zack, G r u v e s , Burson, Miller, Glick, W a q n e 1' . FIRST ROW: Risch, Gestrich, Gorman, White, Schwarz, Landis, B o c h , Brooks. NEEDLEWORK GUILD T O P ROW: Green, Weber, L. Eckhoii, L. Eck- hoii, Van Sickle, Fos- nacht, Miller, Vail. SEC- OND ROW: Hoffman, Schroder, Brooks, Huber, G u io n e , Mulicky, Mon- tague, Anselmo. F I R S T ROW: Leqcznt, Studi, Ball- inq, Noznicx, White, Drake, Ruestle. e ,ingerd .Qt 65 IVE credit where credit is duea' is an old saying which without doubt should be applied to one of Normandyis organiza- tions. Assuming part of the responsibility of tend- ing the needy families of today, the Normandy Needlework Guild, aliiliated with the Needlework Guild of America, deserves much credit. Volunteer workers and their sponsor, lVliss Eunice Olinger, share in its activities. November is uharvest time," for then the gifts, worked on throughout the year, are all gathered together for an exhibit, The scene of the exhibit for the past two years has been the Temple lsraelg and during the last exhibit, the Needlework Guild of America gave our club eighty-five gifts, useful articles which Mr. Wehkilig distributed throughout our district to those families who needed them. These girls are doing their part in overcoming want in American families, and their efforts are repaid in gratitude from those who benefit. Page One Hundred Twenty-Two 0506tl"CA !0l" fA6 ,mlfufe 43' N THIS year of war, chemistry and physics have special significance because men trained in these fields are needed by our armed forces. With this idea in mind, the sponsor of the Chemistry Club, Miss Ernestine Long, con- ducted several special courses during school time and after school. This club has varied activities, but some of the more important ones were field trips, visiting other clubs, and attending lectures at Washington Uni- versity. Some of the outstanding experiments con- ducted were Don Huelster's isolation of the mineral Columbian from its ore, and Rudolph Bursonis experiment on getting phosphortungstic acid from Vitamin B-l. jlreir Jcngclom or a owe 46 HOA, hossl Not so fast," riders laugh- ingly yell to their fleet-footed friends as they come to the end of a very sat- isfying canter. Weekly rides along the beautiful bridle path bordering the Mississippi puts riders into a mood for laughing and singing. It is not all fun and frolic, though, for much experience is required to put the beginner at ease. But when at last newcomers learn to break into various gaits, they are able to try their luck at lane Kelly shows her skill in training horses. jumping. The oldslers, who have had plenty of unpleasant jolts and spills, stand by to give advice and encouragement. Sometimes the inexperienced land in front or in back of the saddle, and often they slide down the horse's front leg, but it adds to the thrill and the excitement of riding, and the Normandy High School students always come back for more. Since last year many have improved considerably, and each one hopes some day to become expert at this sport. HORSEBACK RIDERS Kingsbury. Kelly. Overcast Dunqey, Diesel, Ludwig FIRST ROW: Lapp, Heid Flori, Bindner, B r o mw i c h Rentz. Page Qne Hundred Twenty-Three TOP ROW: Taylor. H. Beficx. M. Bella, Hamn, Wah- lert. Dobbins. SECOND ROW: BIBLE CLUB TOP ROW: A. Icxcob- sen, Bush, M. Icrcobsen, Trotter. FIRST ROW: Bun- ister, Bauman, Smith. BOY SCOUTS TOP R O W: Byers. Illinik, Kaufman, Peter- son, Larkin, Walth e r, Gilsier, Mczranville, Lotto, Noh, Matson. MIDDLE BOW: Lee, Bartell, Cole, Duggan, Erich, Dick, King, Herzog, Martin, Shaner, Frey. BOTTOM ROW: Feurst, Rich cz rs , S m i t h , Binqomcxnn, Mueller, Seivinq, Law- rence, Stubbleiield, Seh- next, White, Cortor. l jf -Ouf for 'Mcforg 44 OUGHEN up, buckle down, and carry on to victoryw is the raring-to-go slogan of the Boy Scouts of America, and during the past year they have really lived up to it by doing more than their share in furthering the war eifort. Delivering circulars for the O.P.A., O.C.D., W.P.B., Army, Navy, and the War Chest constitutes part of their contribution toward victory. They've conducted salvage campaigns for waste paper, tin cans, scrap metal, and rubber. The Civilian Defense Corps will be strengthened by the older Scouts, who are training as messengers. The qualifications are not too hard, but they leave room for only those who are really Willing to live up to their war slogan. Fifteen years is the age requirementg the F irst-Aid merit badge, the badge requirementg and a special course for messengers, the training requirement. Our boys worked hard to qualify. Page One Hundred Twenty-Four .Siftwlmfa of fha Z5 A C" OR MANY centuries the Bible has held for millions the world's greatest message of comfort, cheer, and hope for the future. Seeking to better understand and interpret this great message are the members of Normandyls Bible Club, who meet every Monday afternoon with Miss Dorothy Clark for the sole purpose of gaining greater knowledge of the eternal through the Holy Scriptures. Among the activities undertaken are the mem- orizing of familiar Bible passages, the singing of old familiar hymns and observing the relationship between Bibieal events and modern history. Various topics, suggested by the members, are discussed, and every meeting is concluded with a prayer. Ompefenf ournahrsfd LTHOUGH you donit hear very much about the Quill and Scroll Club, you can witness examples of its fine work in the form of our school paper and our yearbook. To be of this club is a great honor because it represents the highest journalistic reward a student at Normandy can receive. Quill and elected a member Scroll is actively connected with the lnternational Honorary Society for High School Journalists. Members of the group of scribes are nominated X131 Members ol the Quill and Scroll lay plans for our lirst-rate publications, the Saga and Courier. by Mrs. Mary Still and Miss Mary Pitney, faculty advisers of the Courier and the Saga. After nomina- tion the prospective candidates are accepted for membership by the members from the previous year and are inducted at an impressive ceremony following the annual journalism banquet. At present the following seniors are holding ofhce: Peggy Bathert, president, Myron Wightinari, vice-presidentg Sylvia Portmann, secretary, and Blanche Stoddard, treasurer. QUILL AND SCROLL TOP ROW: Cummings, P e e t, Nichols, Buchmueller. Wiqhtman, Stanley, Hamm, Rossel, Parke, Pettig. SEC- OND ROW: Gwyn, Portmcmn, Stoddard, Widmer, Ballman, Preise, Sinz, lackson, Me FIRST ROW: Hard, Burner Case, Ludwiq, Kroeqer Yung, Davis, A1-ras, P qaris, Weidle, Lamwersiek, Schott, M. Rathert, Gilardi. Foelsc Page One Hundred Twenty-Five Rather P ae tz old , Delvas l. h, Ross. uri Sfa fi on rovefi Uccefififuf Driving the huge, orange buses is no easy job. Students wait ior the buses to arrive. Mr. Torres comes in to pick up his pusseno 64 OMETHIINC new has been added!" Yes, Thus, we can see that the sole concern of the bus indeed, something new has been added to Normandy High School. Of course, weire speaking of the long-awaited, badly needed bus loading station, which was oflicially opened at the beginning of this school year and is now used daily for the transportation of seventeen hundred boys and girls, coming to and going from school. The completion of the station by the Works Progress Administration was another example of how the bus division of the school continues plan- ning for the safety and convenience of the pupils. Formerly, the students were obliged to wait in the parking space behind the main building or in the old gymnasium, which was hardly suited to hold the large lines of bus riders comfortably. Safety was another factor to be taken into consideration, since the exposed position of the pupils waiting on the parking ground was not very secure from pass- ing cars. The erection of the new loading station solved both problems. Now, students may wait in complete comfort, protected from both the weather and the danger of accidents. All will agree that the station was a welcome addition to our school. , administration is to provide for the safe and efficient transportation of the students of our high school. To attain this end, thirteen powerful, modern buses are used morning and afternoon. However, the war has caused limitations in the bus service as it has in all other service organizations, In the past, the orange and black buses could be seen all over the St. Louis area carrying Normandy pupils on visual education trips and other special activities, the necessity for mileage rationing has caused all such trips to be cancelled for the dura- tion. Now the buses may be used only for the neces- sary trips, getting the boys and girls to and from school. So, the war conservation of rubber pro- gram has curtailed the quantity, but certainly not the quality of the bus service. On the runs it has been permitted to continue, the bus service has been as efficient and safe as it ever has been. Another problem caused by the war is the man- power shortage. This situation has caused great difficulties for Mr. Lester Winder, the superintend- ent of transportation, and his staff. ln an inter- view, Mr. Winder disclosed that the bus department has lost two-thirds of its drivers, leaving only four Page One Hundred Twenty-Six Zag five arefuf g an ML regulars on the runs. This gap might have greatly hampered the transportation program had not re- placements been found in the Normandy teaching staff. The teachers who have taken over buses have shown themselves to he as capable behind a steer- ing wheel as before a blackboard, and they are to be complimented on the fine way they have taken the places of those drivers who are now engaged in the war effort. borniandy students may consider themselves lucky to have faculty and bus depart- ment co-operating so successfully and so resource- fully. The teacher-drivers have taken on a dilhcult job and have performed it in a manner which deserves nothing but the highest praise. lvhen he was interviewed, Mr. Wiinder announced that the future of the buses was in doubt. The chances are that the government regards school transportation as essential but may provide extra duties for our buses. such as carrying war workers to important work projects. But, as Mr. Vllinder said. any speculation at this point would he nothing but guesswork, and we shall just have to wait and see what plans the government may decide upon for making use of Normandyis excellent bus service. This well-built station was erected by W. P. A. labor and stands northwest ot' the school. The important function the buses play in Nor- mandy High School may be seen by listening to a few conversations around the school buildings. All are bound to contain such remarks as: uYou can give them to me on the bus." 'cDon't stay too long, or you'll miss the bus." ul was looking for you at the bus station." i'Have you asked your bus driver about it?" These comments from the students show the essential part the buses play around the school. They perform an invaluable service for all who live at any distance from the school, and what would happen if we were forced to do without them is unthinkable. It is almost impossible to conceive of Normandy without its shiny buses and skilled drivers making possible the advantages of educa- tion to many in such a large area. lf a poll were taken on the organization most valuable to the school, you could do far worse than to put your money on the bus service. The ever-faithful drivers, the capable administration, and the first-class equip- ment-all these go to make the Normandy bus service the pride of the school. "Show your ticket" is the demand ot all bus drivers as students board the buses. Pcxqe One Hundred Twenty-Seven Mr. Rickher removes cz street obstruction alter school has started. Slicing bread keeps Mrs. Wilke busy. Autumn leaf-raking for Mr. Edwards and Mr. Tesson. ur' uar ianzi 1 Scene: Normandy High's Cafeteria. Time: Last lunch period. BOY comes dashing into the cafeteria, hastily throws his books on a table. Per- spiration trickles down over his worried face. With frantic eyes he scans the room. He has been delayed in his last class and is twenty minutes late to lunch. He looks for food, but there is none. He sees containers which had been filled with meat, potatoes, and delicious egg plant now standing empty. His mind is occupied by a single thought: Will I get any food? Our friend need not worry. Let him but look in the back of the room, and he will find women glad to make a special lunch for him. Always helpful, always courteous, always willing to serve the school -these are the cafeteria women! They are as much a part of school life as the 3:30 bell and are just as indispensable. Ably assisting these women in performing their daily duties are a group of boys selected by Mrs. YVood, the manager of the organization, to do the nominal labor required for the smooth functioning of the cafeteria. Among their many duties are washing the dishes, cleaning trays, replenishing the supply of silverware and working at the ice cream and candy counters. Their work is a proper com- plement to the work of the women, and the result may be seen in the smiling faces of Normandy stu- dents enjoying the delicious food. Equally important to our high school is that group of men without whose unceasing effort school life would be diflicult and uncomfortable. They are little praised, and their work is often taken for granted, but both students and faculty will admit that as a unit in our school, the custodians are second to none. The object of their job is to keep our western hilltop a place of which we can all be proud. All through the year the custodians, under the direction of Mr. Ray Talley, may be seen doing their many jobs, sweeping the halls, cleaning the windows, mowing the lawn, keeping the walks free of ice, and performing the many specialized duties neces- sary for the welfare and security of the school. lt is hard to imagine that such a small body of men can do so much so efficiently. The high Page One- Hundred Twenty-Eight QCLFLAFLQ55 CUQJ quality of their work may easily be seen by a glance at the cleanliness and order existing in our school. As a result of the war, their ranks have been diminished, but judging from the results of their labors one could never tell it. Those who are left with us have worked longer hours and performed more duties so that school Work can move along as smoothly as ever. No complaints from them for they are doing their part to keep our buildings clean and in repair and our campus beautiful. To the custodians, Normandy students should be ever grateful. Student body and faculty join in a great yote of thanks to these men. If Normandy were to issue medals to those who aid the most, surely one would go to the custodians, Mfor dis- tinguished servicell' LEFT TO RIGHT: Hinson, Reichert, Creed, Davis, Wilke, Deadrich, Lundberg, Root, Stuck. W,-,. . ,,.,.,,, ,,.....,-M, N,.v,W,, M, ,, 'Ts ' it---'mzw-1:11:esanrgn:ir . l ' V-'f ,., Q X - X K A R s r DISHES r. it 91295 cwsns 1, rms , A +- ro wmnow- ' 2 1 TOP ROW: Edwards, Schorer, Tesson, Rickher, Bischoff, Hcxrl. FIRST ROW: Finkler, Kasper, Talley, F. Andrcxe, P. Andrae, Kunzie. Poqe One Hundred Twenty-Nine MOTHERS' CLUB TOP ROW: Davis, Zack, Wolf, Lux, Rose, Shouse, Thayer. SEATED: Smith, Love, Wunderlich, Kroeger, Ludwig. I - OFFICERS OF THE P. T. A. OFFICERS OF THE MOTHERS, QLUB MR. CHARLES HAUPT - - - President MRS, J, R, LOVE .... President MR. W. W. THAYER - First Vice-President MR. A. D. MCWHORTER Second Vice-President MRS' MRS. NIERVIN OPENLANDER MRS. F. SCHINDLER - First Vice-President XV. F. LUX - Second Vice-President MRS. H. L. ZACK - Recording Secretary MR W7 F SMITH Thlrd Vlcegjfssgdent MRS. H. ROSE - Corresponding Secretary . f . '. . - - - a urer ' MRS' RAY EILER - - Secretary MRS. F. W. SMITH - - - Treasurer Miss ABICAIL HOLMES Historian MRS. H. R. CRAWFORD Historian PARENT-TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION TOP ROW: R. D. Shouse, L. B. Goddard, L. Schmucker, C. Fearnley, W. F. Smith, Mrs. Sinz. FIRST ROW: Mrs. Farmer, C. L. Hclupt, Mrs. Openlcxnder, Mrs. E. B. Miller. Page One Hundred Thirty if 'MM One of Normcmdy's mothers puts cr motion before the house. t Assistants of Normandy-'s organizations 5 . . . Social fellowship of our mothers . . . N Card party sponsors . . . Tea for seventh- grade mothers . . . Patticipators in educational programs , , . The junior auditoriumfscene of many gay meet- , ings . . . Musical programs . . . Book Q reviews . . . Discussions by leaders in the community . . . Social meeting and refreshments in the cafeteria. 1 l Mr. Goddard installs the new P. T. A. officers. ooloerafion jdeir wafcdcuor UR MOTHERS play an important part in our school life just as they do in our home life. The Mothers, Club is well known for its co-operation with Nor- mandyis organizations in contributing money for the promotion of education. The Saga staff is one of these groups and will always be grateful for this assistance. The third Weclnesday of every month brings many of our mothers to school with us. The junior auditorium is the scene of these gay meetings and the setting for many a speaker. After their business meeting they are entertained by many of the same organizations as the Parent-Teachers' Association. But donit let us lead you to believe that it is all play and no Work. Sponsoring a welcoming tea for the mothers of incoming seventh-graders at the end of the year and a card party during the year, they are kept busy. Besides the entertaining and educational features of the programs they have, there's the big item of social fellowship and the exchange of ideas among the mothers. All these activities make for better understanding between mothers and their children. Wleire all for the Mothers' Club. .S7fuc!enf ML are jlzeir im EINC one of Normandyis most helpful organizations is the reputation of the Parent-Teachers' Association. lts monthly meetings have as their purpose the discussion of the students' problems. An attempt is made to promote the welfare of the young people in their home, church, and school life. After the business part of the meeting is dispensed with, some sort of entertainment is furnished by different organiza- tions composed of the students, such as the Clee Clubs, Orchesis, the speech classes, and the Physical Education De- partment. lmmediately following the program of the evening, refreshments are served in the cafeteria. Perhaps the one event that makes the memory of the P.-T. A. indelible ill the minds of the students of Normandy is the Christmas Dance. Annually, they have been its sponsors, and Santa Claus, the star of the evening. The money collected from this dance goes to a relief fund for needy families in the Normandy district and to establish a scholarship reserve from which worthy graduates may borrow to continue their educa- tion after they leave Normandy. Many students have benefited from the money earned at this dance. Page One Hundred Thirty-One TOP ROW: Student Council officers introduced to students at first assembly. Peggy Pettig wins oratorical contest. Frank McCIinton--our own magician. Marie Venverloh and the Swingsters entertain. BOTTOM ROW: Magician holds interest at lyceum. Ioe O'De1l and her oboe. Boy Scouts receive awards. The Wade Trio performs at lyceum. The magician tries a new one. gicluca fiona! .xdmuziemen fd S THE strains of 'iSiboney77 die out, and Marie Venverloh returns to her chair, the gym echoes with the thunderous applause of the audience. This is only one of the many inter- esting assemblies given during the course of the school year. Our Music Department always pre- sents fine entertainment. Proof of its outstanding abilities is the many awards won in the numerous contests the groups have entered. September 18 dated the first assembly with Mr. R. D. Shouse introducing the new Normandy teachers and pupils. War time brought with it numerous new additions to both student body and faculty. With the passing of the first month of school, the Activity Drive became the center of attraction. The advantages of an activity ticket were illustrated in the Activity assembly, which opened the ten-day campaign, with speeches by George Fuchs, Blanche Stoddard, Bill Stanley, and Bill Storm on sports, Saga, Courier, and dramatics, respectively. The Boys, Sextet adorned funny costumes that greatly amused their listeners, and Mrs. Schneideris dance classes gave their first performance of the year at this assembly. After this assembly, the pupils re- turned to their homerooms to sign their Activity pledges. Besides the regular assemblies, programs of special educational interest by outside performers were given from time to time throughout the year. The first of the lyceums was presented by the Gesters, magicians, Who are always amusing to the students. One of the most interesting of the lyceums Was "Sounds of the Airi' in which Harold Allen and Alice Demmons gave demonstrations of how radio sound effects are made. Mr. Allen also gave imita- tions, and Miss Demmons played the piano. For music lovers, the Wade Trio was especially inter- esting With its accordion, piano, and marimba solos. The Student Council is to be congratulated on its fine selection of entertainment presented in both assemblies and lyceums. Page One Hundred Thirtyffwo S THE first month of the fall semester r'olls away, the schoolis social life opened with the Get-Acquainted Dance, presented by the Hi-Y. The smooth rhythm of Bill Lemonls Orchestra brought favorable comments from every- one present. The next affair on the school calendar was the Harvest Dance. Keeping pace with the times, the Music Department entitled their dance the uHangar- Hopf As master of ceremonies, Bill Stanley crowned Sarah Bowman the l91l-3 Harvest Queen. The Christmas Dance was not such a gala affair as in former years. Everyone missed the fine enter- tainment of the floor show usually presented by Mrs. Schneider's classes. Nevertheless, Morton AleXander's Orchestra provided plenty of invigorat- ing entertainment. Then came the Senior Sweater, Saddle-Shoe Swing sponsored by this year's graduating class. Dancing to records in the cafeteria will long be remembered by all juniors and seniors who at- tended. Although the Lettermen cancelled their dance at bil' the close of the football season, they sponsored a sweater dance in the early part of the second semester. Sandwiches and cokes provided the re- freshments, while dancing and ping-pong provided the entertainment. March 20 dated the l9-'13 St. Patls Dance, spon- sored by the Courier. The decorations supple- mented the theme, which was lrish Songs. The big moment arrived at eleven-thirty when Bill Stanley canre forward to announce that Billye Jean Up- house, eighth-grader, had received the honor of reigning as the 194-3 St. Patas Queen. With the coming of the war and rationing, came the cancellation of the Hi-Y Dinner Dance. To replace this wartime casualty, the Hi-Y held a dance in the Variety Room of the Roosevelt Hotel. The biggest event of the year-fthe May Fete-M came on May 6 and 7. After the performance, entitled 4'lVlemories and Melodiesf' was given for the last time on Friday night, The Saga sponsored a dance. Dancing to the music of Bill Schreirergs Orchestra helped make this yearis May Fete an- other outstanding memory. TOP ROW: This year Lettermen sponsor Sweater Dance. Iunior-senior sweater-saddle-shoe swing! Get-Acquainted Dance opens social lite. BOTTOM ROW: The St. Pat's crowd was tremendous this year. Santa visits the Christmas Dance. Students enioy the monthly Student Council Dances. Page One Hundred Thirty-Three udicaf .911 ferfu cleft Mr mi f... ORMANDY students were very active in various drives to help win the War. Proof of this is found in the success of the Scrap and Bond Drives, the Victory Corps, and in the win- ning of the Schools-at-War flag. The Scrap Drive commanded our first efforts. The school went over the top with a total of sixteen tons of scrap. Mr. Schill's homeroom led with 3,089 pounds. The spirit of patriotism prompted the students to share this task. Probably the most important of the stuf dents' War efforts was the Bond Drive. Mr. Bergmann originated the idea of promoting the homerooms according to the bonds bought. A military basis was established for recognition of the homerooms. The rankings ranged from private first class for 35100, to a four-star general for 35,000 At the present writing, Mr. Schrader's lieutenant-general homeroom is the highest ranking. This rank was achieved by pur- chasing 3S1l,047.55 worth of bonds and stamps. Miss Schmucker's homeroom de- serves particular mention because her room was the only leader in both the Scrap and Bond Drives. As the Saga goes to press, the total Bond and Stamp sales for the entire school is S,i1L7,325.60. The Victory Corps was slow in getting started. Officers have been selected, and big things are planned for next year. Last but not least was the Schools-at-War Flag. To have the honor of possessing this Hag, a school must have ninety per cent of its students buying war stamps. Normandy is the only St. Louis County school to have this flag proudly flying oier the campus because ninety-four per cent of the students have bought stamps each month. Mr. Bergmann sells war stamps. Iudge Hughes speaks on Armistic Day. George Huggins tries the obstacle course. Scrap theme winners. Lawrence Volo helps in Christmas rush. First eighteen-year-old registrants. Treats for the servicemen. Students help weigh scrap. Miss Dix's homeroom wins in first bond drive. Mary Gorman and Milton Iohnson- iirst to ioin Victory Corps. Page One Hundred Thirty-Four Page One Hundred Thirty-Five guenfd of jde your EMORIES of school life at Nor- mandy came flooding to our minds as we glance through our Sagas from years gone by. The familiar scenes depicted in the numerous campus shots bring thoughts of many happy moments spent beneath Normandyis beau- tiful trees. Here, students congregated for bull sessions of that last date, exams, themes, new faculty members, classes, the next football game, and other pertinent subjects. Our campus, of which we are justly proud, has certainly provided much restful relaxation and a general meeting place during lunch hours and after school. At the suggestion of the dances, for which Normandy is famous, we naturally remember the queens first. The Normandy students find this way of honoring a few of its outstanding girls. What a thrill is experienced when the gym becomes quiet, and the master of ceremonies steps forward to announce the girl who has been chosen to reign as queen! We'll never forget the 'cswella' social life that Normandy pro- vided. Athletics, too, plays a big part in our Normandy memories. Sometimes we cheer undefeated teams, sometimes not. But whether they are good or fair, we cheer them just the same. The team members are worthy of the pride we have in them, for they give something indispensable to school life. The hard work they put into these sports builds not only strong bodies but strong characters as Well. Both on and off the campus, Normandy students are athletically inclined. The many clubs sponsored by the school stimulate interest in such outside activities as horse- back riding and bowling. Their lunch hour, no doubt. The Bowling Club goes into action. One will be St. Pat's Queen. Wartime gym clothes. Sarah and lack reign at Harvest Dance. Carol enjoys cz ride. Billye lean and Vic beam at St. Pat's. Sarah receives her bouquet. They caroled at Christmas. The Swingsters entertain. A tense moment in the senior play. "Spring Fever." Q-Emi W9Afew lTH the War hitting closer and closer to our own country, state, city, even school, there arises the greater need for moments when we can turn from the thoughts of the World and relax. Plays offer us some ol these moments which we can enjoy. Under the leadership of lVlr. John Torres, dramatics has been expanded as a school activity of the first rank. This year dramatic students gave two plays for the student body and a one-act farce for the Mothers' Club. 'Tootloosefl given in January, Was a three-act comedy telling of the adventures and troubles of four young boys and girls during their mother and fatherls vacation in South America for four months. Nancy Marlcmann, Tommy Chamblin, Anna Rickmann, Joe Venezia, and Sylvia Borgstede had the leading roles. The Senior Play, given in May, was the ever-humorous :Spring Feverf' showing the rush of the last days before graduation in a small college town: grades, finals, the prom, and their commencement all are im- portant. There were no leads, every part being equally important. Mr. Torres and his actors deserve and receive our vote of thanks for their efforts toward helping a bleak world seem a little sunnier. Biii Storm seems slightly shy in the first act of "Foot1oose." Student-directed piuy entertains the Mothers' Club. Page One Hundred Thirty-Six Uamlaufi ,fdcfiui fieri 'l' IS impossible to record here all the ey ents of our svhool life. There are so many little things we fondly' looli havk on, the everyday' pleasantries that :nuke up the friendly' atmosphere of sr-hool. The peculiarities of every' class and the association with dilierent students make the days hurry hy: All the big things wliimfh happen are recorded in print, hul the little things which omcur every' day are inserihed in our nn-mories. The funny' incidents in our classes and the witty' L'l'2ll'liS that were made will he remembered as some of our most enjoyulmle moments in sehool. Wtfll remember Rookie Wfeek, how funny they looked and how good-naturedly they took it all. Weill remember Mr. Reid and his paddle and Mr. Hixson and his mallet. Also well revall the swell musin- of the Norsemen and the nifty' looking cheerleaders, the Christmas Pageant and the Ac-tivily' Drive, the Prom and Bill Stanleyis eartoons. Weill remember the various smells eoining from the chem lah. the eagerly-awaited arriyal of Couriers eyery' tyyo weeks, and the friendly' i'Hi" heard in the halls and on the campus from our friends. But most of all. Weill remem- her the sureessful liond Drive and the deinorrativ way' of life. which our stamps and honds will bring. They're full-fledged Lettermen now Mr. Hall sizes them out ior the group picture. Come on. Sterling. Mr. Reid is swinging Page One Hundred Thirty-Seven T THE usual gala and impressive May Fete and Coronation Ceremony the most popular boys and girls Of each grade were honored as members of the Saga Quee-n's court. Imogene Barner, selected by the entire senior school, reigned over the 1943 Viking Court of Love and Beauty. Bill Stanley, standout student for six years at Normandy, shared with Imogene the honor bestowed each year upon two graduating seniors. I'l'l0gQl'le 6il"l'lQl" 1911-3 SAGA QU1-:EN aff sfana, MOST POPULAR SENIOR BOY ag.. Chcxx-les Smith places the coveted crown on Imogene Burner. Page One Hundred Thirty-Eight 9 orona fion The annual Harvest Dance, sponsored lay the Music Department, saw Sarah Bowman Crowned as its queen of the year. Billye Uphouse, an eighth-grader, took her place ainong Nurnlandyls queens as she was cereinuniously crowned at the Couriergs St. Pat's Dance. 6, E ff at ,.,. I A , ..,,. 1 i , M, ta . gi m y ui Bill and Imogene smile at their students as they leave the gym. SARA-H BOWMAN H.-XRY'EST QUEEN BILLYE UPHOUSE ST. PAT.S QUEEN fellow TI-IE QUEEN'S COURT TOP ROW: Bob Duncan, Frances Schirr, Bob Fuchs, Ruth Bindner, Richard I-Ierschenroeder, Stella Brooks, Charles Smith. Bill Stanley, Imogene Barner, Betty Bushman, Tom Everson, lean Flori, Iack Radcliffe, Mary Worminqton, Nealy Fulbright. FRONT ROW: Dolores Hard, Bob Boehlow, Betsy Ross, lack Rutheriord, Betty Westaver, Sylvia Portmann, Mike Wightman, Sarah Bowman, Bob Reed, Marian Ross. FLOWER GIRLS: Eliza' beth and Georgea Schneider and Iecmnine Franklin. Page One Hundred Thirty-Nine Pane Ona H undred Fort Y U BE ol service to onets country is one of the highest possihle aims of any American. Many of our own Normandy heroes have gone into the service and have made achievements comparable to their high standard set in high school. Any one of the Hsons of Normandy" now fighting for his nation might become a hero, for all have the necessary qualifications. These hoy s. who were once students on Nor- niandyis campus, have entered many different hranchcs of the service and specialized in many diilerent johs. They have attained many ranks and have heen sent to various parts of the world. But they all haxe one aim-one goal! to saxc their nation. and with it the freedom of education they enjoyed at Norniancly. vrmandy ffffflff Page One Hundred FOITYAOHG we? 8I"UQ Lil' Olfifltlay ALBERT POLLEY graduated from Normandy with the Class of 1941 and joined the United States Navy. He is now serving his country somewhere with the navy. RICHARD BUSHMAN, 739, was most popular boy in his senior year and was advertising manager of the 339 Saga. Dick is now a second-class petty oHicer in the United States Navy and is somewhere in the Pacific. LOUIS WILSON is a typical American hero of the United States Army. Louis Was Wounded in action overseas and received the Order of the Purple Heart. JOSEPH VUELBORN graduated in 1933 and was a lawyer before he joined the United States Navy. Joe is now an aviation cadet in training in Corpus Christi, Texas. RALPH A. STECE, a member of the Class of 737, is now in the United States Coast Guard. He is a yeoman, first class, and is serving somewhere in Missouri. BENNETT E. MARKMANN graduated in 1938 and now is serving his country in the army. Mark is a private, first class, in the air force and is in Michigan training as a radio technician. JACK H. BROOKS, who graduated in the Class of 1936, served in the marine corps on Guadalcanal and received a citation for bravery. NEIL SToDDARD was an active member of the Class of '41 and was one of the higher students. Neil joined the marine corps last year and is a private, training with a tank maintenance unit in California. Page One Hundred Forty-Two we? if Q-:fee om ROBERT Wl'r'r1cH, of the Class ol' 1941, was active in sports when he was here at Nor- mandy. Bolt is serving his nation well in the United States Navy. E1 time Flcenizaiglxc n as an at-tixe student at Normandy and is non representing the Amerim-an Hero by serxing in the United States Navy. ,loseen SPEMLER. who graduated in the Class ol l032'l. is a sergeant in the lfnited States Marine Corps and is serxing with that force in the Pac-ifie area. Uma: Lanmxnizczixmz graduated from Nor- mandy is ith the Class of lflltl and later joined the seryiees. He is yxilll the linited States Army as a priyate. AR'rul H CI-lmsrigwsl-tm. '39, is a storekeeper, seeond 4-lass, in the navy and has received a citation for landing crews safely. Art has adyanred rapidly and is now serxing some- where oy erseas. li0l5l-IRT XYELBORN. a memlier of the grad- uating class of 735. was a lawyer before he joined the army. Bob is now a sergeant serv- ing with a hospital unit somewhere in the Parilir' area. Cam. F. l,tiQ1sBER'r, a Normandy graduate in l939. is a vorporal in the army air force. Carl is training with a homlmardier group in the state of Texas. l':DWXRD Lowe graduated from Normandy in l94'l and later joined the Lvnited States Army. Eddie is a 1-orporal and is stationed al a vamp in Texas. Page One Hundred Forty-Three ur ogfi in Uniform DONALD SMITH was a member of the Class of 1941, and last year joined the marine corps. Don is a private, first Class, in train- ing at a marine base in California. ROBERT E. MYERS, of the Class of '39, was a member of the R. O. T. C. in college and went right into the army. Bob is serving in Oklahoma now. XV. EARL BUCK graduated in 1935 from Normandy and later graduated from Rolla School of Mines. Earl naturally Went into an engineers, battalion Where he is a lieutenant serving overseas. lV1El.BURN MARTENS, who graduated in 1938, is a sergeant in the army in the State of Vlfashington. Mel is training in a signal corps battalion. JOHN ELLSWORTH HIGGINS was a Nor- mandy graduate of the Class of 337 and is serving with the army. john is a member of a fighter command somewhere overseas. FRED SCHROYER graduated in 1940 from Normandy and now is serving his nation as a member of the United States Marine Corps. WAI.l,ACE GARRETT would have graduated with this year's Senior Class if he had not joined the service. Wally is a sergeant in the marine corps somewhere overseas. EARL STEGE, a member of the Class of '39, is in service with the coast guard. Earl is a yeoman, second class, and is located in St. Louis. Page One Hundred Forty Four Sfriuing owar Ucfory RUSSELL E. WEBB graduated from Nor- mandy in 1938 and later joined the army. Russ is now a private in the air corps, sta- tioned in Texas. ERNEST VOCLER. a member of the 1940 graduating class, is in training in the army air corps and is stationed at a field in Florida, where he will learn how to serve his country best. RICHARD SCHNEIDER, a member of the Class of '42, joined the navy soon after graduation. He is a storekeeper, second class, and is sta- tioned in Illinois. RALPH KEENI-JY is another who would have graduated with this year's class if he had not heard the call to service Hrst. Ralph is serv- ing with the navy and doing a line job. THOMAS L. KICK, a Normandy graduate of 739, is also a member of the United States Navy. Tom is an aviation machinistis mate, third class, and doing his part to help wiII the war. J. HOWARD HECK!-:MEYER graduated from Normandy in l939 and is now in Wisconsin receiving training. He is in the marine corps and is learning the fundamentals of glider piloting. RoBERT JL HIGGINS, who graduated in 1930, is now a lieutenant iII the United States Army. He is serving somewhere overseas in the Pacific area. RALPH E. STILLE, of the Class of 339, is now a private in the United States Army. Ralph is in the quartermaster corps and is stationed in North Carolina. Page One Hundred Forty-Five profecfing ur mauve JAMES THOMPSON graduated from Nor- mandy in 1939 and joined the merchant marine. ,lim is serving in the merchant serv- ice now and is stationed in Florida. JOSEPH J. VENVERLOH graduated in 1941 and last year joined the army. He is a private in the armored infantry and is located in Kentucky. HARRY J. KNETTLER, a member of the grad- uating class of '41 is a private in the United States Army. He is stationed in Texas. ROBERT F. SQLHALK, a member of the 733 class, was most popular hoy in his senior year al Normandy. Hob is a private in the finance division of the army and is stationed in lndiana. CHARLES SCHMUCKER, a Normandy grad- uate ofthe Class of ,37 and editor of the 1937 Saga, is in the marine air corps. Charles is stationed in Texas Where he is in training as an aviation cadet. lVlARWYN B. TUCKER graduated from Nor- mandy in 1939 and later joined the army. He is a private in the air force technical school in Missouri and is training as a radio operator. CHARLES JOHNSON would also have grad- uated with the Class of 1943, but chose to join the navy before he completed high school. Charlie is a Seaman, second class, and is stationed in California. FRED ADELMAN, of the Class of 1939, is now in the army air force. Fred is an air corps cadet taking his training in Minnesota. Page One Hundred Forty-Six Lil' IQ 0 0I'l0l" CHARLES W. CLARK, '26, Lt., U. S. Navy, APO, California. C. ARNOLD BROWN, '29, Lt., U. S. Army, Anti- Aircraft Artillery, Tennessee. SEYMOUR BROWN, '32, Lt., U. S. Naval Surgeon on Duty. WEST HAMPTON, '32, Lt., U. S. Naval Instructor in Florida. IRWIN ALBRECHT, '33, Lt., U. S. Army, Florida. DON BOWMAN, '33, Lt., U. S. Navy, Submarine Duty. ARTHUR BREDEMEYER, '33, Corp., U. S. Army, Missouri. BUNNY GREGORY, '35, U. S. Army Medical Unit, Texas. HERBERT ALBRECHT, '36, Pfc., U. S. Army, Finance Division, Kansas. RICHARD H. BERG, '36, Pvt., U. S. Army Medical Unit, Texas. GEORGE W. BISCHOFF, '36, Sgt., U. S. Army Air Corps, Florida. ROBERT K. LIESE, '36, Lt., U. S. Army, Michigan. HERIVIAN L. HEUSER, '36, Corp., U. S. Army Medical Unit, Nebraska. JAMES C. NEAGLES, '36, St. Sgt., U. S. Army Medical Unit, Texas. TED EDWIN KNICKMEYER, '36, U. S. Army Air Corps, Texas. JOHN K. SEXTON, '36, Av. Cadet, U. S. Naval Air Corps, Texas. WALTER WILLIAM WISSMAN, '36, U. S. Army Air Force, Bombardment Squadron, Florida. RAY S. TALLEY, '36, Sgt., U. S. Army Ordnance Michigan. JACK NELSON, '36, Sgt., U. S. Army Air Force, Florida. MERVYN GOODMAN, '36, St. Sgt., U. S. Army Air Force, APO, New York. ARTHUR MONKEN, '36, U. S. Army, Finance Depart- ment, Texas. EMIL ANISHANSLIN, '37, Lt., U. S. Army, Texas. E. J. ARTHUR '37 SK 2fc U. S. Nav APO, 1 9 9 ys California. EDWARD LIND, '37, U. S. Army Air Corps. EDWARD CARPENTER, '37, SK lfc, U. S. Navy, APO, New York. HENRY MOHR, '37, U. S. Army, APO, California. LESTER A. COWLES, '37, Lt., U. S. Army, Chemical Warfare, Maryland. ERNEST DEVOTI, '37, U. S. Army Air Force, Illinois. DELBERT LEE FINDLEY, '37, U. S. Army Air Force, Texas. RAYMOND L. GRASS, '37, U. S. Army Air Force, Texas. LEONARD C. HITE, '37, Pfc., U. S. Army Field Artillery, Oklahoma. CHARLES SCHMUCKER, '37, Av. Cadet, U. S. Marine Air Corps, Texas. ORVILLE KLOECKENER, '37, Lt., U. S. Navy Air Corps. NOEL E. TURNER, '37, Lt., U. S. Army Air Corps, Bombardment Squadron, California. LAWRENCE T. VERPLANKE, '37, Pvt., U. S. Army Artillery, New Jersey. STANFORD LONG, '38, Av. Cadet, U. S. Army Air Force, Texas. HAROLD CARRON, '38, U. S. Army. GEORGE DOUGLASS WRIGHT, '38, Pvt., U. S. Army Air Corps, APO, New York. JOE MCATEE, '38, U. S. Army Air Corps Ground Crew. NORMAN COURVOISIER, '38, U. S. Navy, Illinois. ROBERT FISCHER, '38, Pvt., U. S. Army Medical Unit, Mississippi. ORLAND C. OSWALT, '38, Pvt., U. S. Army, Oregon. CHARLES WARREN GUSEMAN, '38, Av. Cadet, U. S. Navy, Georgia. TONY SCANGA, '38, U. S. Navy Barber, Missouri. CARL F. LUEBBERT, '39, Corp., U. S. Army Air Force, Bombardier Squadron, Texas. ROBERT MARTS, '39, Corp., U. S. Army Radio Tech- nician, Missouri. RICHARD CONNELL, '39, U. S. Army. WILBUR CHAMBLIN, '39, Petty Ofiicer, 3!c, U. S. Coast Guard. HAROLD FOX, '39, Av. Cadet, U. S. Navy, Florida. LEE B. GODDARD, JR., '39, Pfc., U. S. Army, Kentucky. CLIFFORD PAUI., '39, SK 3fc, U. S. Navy, California. B. F. PEARSON, '39, Av. Cadet, U. S. Army Air Corps, California. VERNON RICKY, '39, Pvt., U. S. Army. ELMER RODGERS, '39, Corp., U. S. Army Air Force, California. Page One Hundred Forty-Seven bil" QU! of 0I'l0l" JACK WESTAVER, '39, Sgt., U. S. Army, APO, New York. WALTER JONES, '39, F lfc, U. S. Coast Guard. JACK J. KLINKERFUSS, '39, Pvt., U. S. Army, APO, California. NVILLIAM WOOD, '39, Av. Cadet, U. S. Army Air Force, Texas. ARTHUR EDWARD ZBAREN, '39, Storekeeper, 1!c, U. S. Navy. WVILLIAM VAN HORN, '39, A.R.M., U. S. Navy Radio Technician, Texas. JACK J. MILLER, '39, A.S., U. S. Naval Air Corps, Florida. PAULUS LAWSON, '39, U. S. Army, Washington. SEIBERT JELLISON, '39, A.R.M., U. S. Naval Air Corps, Washington. HERBERT HELLWECE '39 Pvt. U. S. Arm . , 9 9 9 yo MISSOur1. OI.IvER GOLDSTEIN, '39, U. S. Army Air Force, California. LAWRENCE CARROL, '39, Y 3fc, U. S. Navy, APO, New York. VVESLEY WEHMER, '39, Mus. 2!c, U. S. Naval Air Force, Oregon. WILLIAM H. KAHL, '40, U. S. Army Engineers, Kansas. JOSEPH HORN, '40, Pvt., U. S. Army, Texas. CARL J. SPRINCLI, '40, Pvt., U. S. Army, Missouri. JAMES BOWMAN, '40, Av. Cadet, U. S. Navy Air Force, Texas. MII.FORD T. LEVENE, '4O, Av. Cadet, U. S. Army Air Force, Texas. WALTER BRINKMAN, '40, Av. Cadet, U. S. Army Air Force, Florida. HAROLD MCCANN, '40, A.S.N., U. S. Navy, Louisiana. EARL LEROY FARMER, '39, Av. Cadet, U. S. Army Air Corps, Minnesota. LEROY S. TWCCALLISTER, '40, Pfe., U. S. Army In- fantry, Oregon. ALLEN NEACLES, '40, Pfc., U. S. Army Air Corps, Missouri. JACOB GILBERT, '40, Pic., U. S. Army Air Trans- port, New York. KENNETH A. GLASSER, '40, Y 3fe, U. S. Navy, New Jersey. HARRY O'DELL, '40, Pic., U. S. Army Air Force, Detached Service. 8 JAMES PARDUE, '40, A.M.M., U. S. Navy, Washington. DONALD L. LEHEW, '40, Pvt., U. S. Army Air Force, Texas. EARL BATEMAN, '41, Pvt., U. S. Army, A.S.T.P., lowa. MARK CRINNION, '41, U. S. Army Air Force, Texas. VINCENT DOCKERY, '41, U. S. Coast Guard, Missouri. LESTER E. GRAY, '41, Av. Cadet, U. S. Naval Air Corps, Missouri. MELVIN HOGAN, '41, U. S. Army Air Corps. RICHARD HURTT, '41, Pvt., U. S. Army. ROBERT WITTICH, '41, U. S. Navy. LEROY H. SPRINGLI, '41, Pvt., U. S. Army, Missouri. ROBERT TOOLEN, '41, A.R.M., U. S. Navy Radio Technician, Texas. RAYMOND F. REINERS, '41, F 2fc, U. S. Navy, California. RICHARD MOLDEN, '41, U. S. Navy, Virginia. ELMER KAHLE, '41, U. S. Navy, Illinois. ROGER G. BERKLEY, '41, Av. Cadet, U. S. Army Air Corps, Minnesota. ROBERT RUHLAND, '42, Corp., U. S. Army Medical Unit, Colorado. KENNETH SCHULER, '42, Pvt., U. S. Marine Corps, California. RICHARD VOCT, '42, U. S. Navy, Idaho. OTTO THUERKOFF, '42, Pvt., U. S. Marine Corps, California. STANLEY JOHNSTON, '42, Av. Cadet, U. S. Naval Air Corps. MELVIN J. KOETTER, '42, Av. Cadet, U. S. Army Air Corps, Michigan. ARTHUR RAHMBERC, '42, Pvt., U. S. Army, Kentucky. STANLEY GUSEMAN, '42, Av. Cadet, U. S. Naval Air Corps. LOUIS SAFFA, '42, Pvt., U. S. Army, Mobile Record Unit, Illinois. VICTOR F. WITTLER, '42, Pvt., U. S. Army Armored Force, Kentucky. ROBERT HEINSOHN, '42, Corp., U. S. Army, Massachusetts. C. W. HARPER, '42, U. S. Navy, Idaho. LOUIS V. ERRICO, '42, U. S. Navy, Camp Scott. This list, though incomplete, will serve as a permanent record of the services Normandy graduates are giving to their Country. Pcxqe One Hundred Forty-Eight n Wemoriam CLIFFORD RUSSLER, a Normandy graduate of the Class of 1935, was killed in action on the Atlantic sea- board in Ianuary, 1942. He had at- tained a rank of signczlman, first class, in the navy. ROBERT KAISER, who graduated from Normandy in 1938, was reported lost at the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Bob enlisted in the navy in 1939 and had attained a rank of fire- man, first class. HARRY VESSELS, who left Nor- mandy when he was in the tenth grade in 1935, was killed in action during the battle of Guadalcanal be- tween October and December, 1942. Harry was a signahnan, first class, Paqe One Hundred Forty-Nine INDEX TO OUR ADVERTISERS Albert's Shoe Store .... Atlas Realty Co ...... Balfour Jewelry Co .......... Banner Book Binding Co ...... Becktold Company ........ Berner Dairy .............. Burt Coal Co ........................., Busy Bee Department Store... 160 158 152 155 157 Mansfield Prescription Shop..... 152 Midland Bakeries Company....... Midland Pharmacy ................... Model Printing 81 Stationery Co 155 Normandy Barber Shop ....... Normandy Cafeteria .... 152 Parkmoor, The ....... Pasadena Cleaners ........ Energy Petroleum Co ........................... ....... 1 60 Empire Finance fHarry Goodmanj ....... ....... 1 56 Erkerls .............................................. Peopleis Food Mart .......... Peter,s Shoe Co ........... 155 Pine Lawn Dept. Store.. First National Bank of Wellston .......... ....... 1 55 Pine Lawn Hardware ---- Food Center ...................................... ....... 1 53 PlYn10utn Memorial ------------------- Fred Schmitt Material Co ....... ....... 1 53 Pohn and King Monument C0 ---- Fuel Oil Co. of St. Louis. ....... 156 Quality Dairy Co ....... Godat Drug ................ ....... 1 53 Godat Super Service.. ....... 159 Readfs Beauty Salon '-.".. U Goldbeck Motor Co ....... Hodapp, F. J., Dr ....... Horstmcyer, E. A ....... Heuman Market ........ lttner Architects .... . Kresge Co., S. S ......... Kroeger Jewelry ........ Kronlein's Market ........... 160 152 Severis Drug Store ........... 152 Sid Whiting Studio ............... 153 Silver Shield Bowling Lane .... 152 Sunburst Floral Shoppe ....... 153 Venezia Food Market ....... 159 Vinita Cleaners ............ Vogue Dress Shop ........ 156 Krummenacher Drug Co ...... ....... 1 57 Wellston Journal """ Westlake Drug Co ...... Lasky Shoe Co ....................................... ....... 1 59 Wilsonis Cleaners Logan Basic College of Chiropractic ..... ....... 1 59 Woolworth, F. W ....... Page One Hundred Fifty TI-IIS IS A RERRIINIT FROM TI-IE EIRST EDITION OE TI-IE SAGA 4 7f f EI A A A TQWQI .UQ 1, r f I .96 It 'I 11,169 r F fl! 'fn f 43 Q is gif 9 L If I9 43 6 Dublisheb by the sfubents of' 5 2 nwlnmenw 5 Metra sswaootf. 9 9 an 1924 Q 5 Volume one Q X 1 , R -L A w ' f ggjgildu Qf f f ke A great deaI has happened In 20 years . I . SchooI has grown in size . . . More students . I I More teachers . I . New tacuIty sponsors . I . but we have carried on , I I The same printers, printing the same books Cin name only- not guaIityI . . . a tact we are proud ot, X-1.1 Model Printing 6' Stationery Co. 1606-08 Hodiamont Avenue MUlberry 2480 .SEVER'S DRUG STORE PRESCRIPTIONS Called for and Delivered 8406 Natural Bridge MUlberry 4837 Normandy Barber Shop SERVICE . . . COURTESY , . . EFFICIENCY 7223 Natural Bridge Special Attention Given to Cliiiciren7s Work WE MAKE OUR OWN COMPLIMENTS OF M I D L A N D THE VQGUE DRESS ICE CREAM A FRIEND PHARMACY SHOP 25c Per Quart Brick M A N S F I E L D WM. P. GROETSCH, JR. Lcfdies' Apparel. Milline-ry. Prescription Specialist Hosiery cmd Accessories HEUMAN MARKET SHOP 6122 Page 5269 1gglu1'i13vnBndge 7000 Page 3709 Ierminqs sr. Louis, Mo. czxbuny 4181 EVergreen 8684 VINITA CLEANERS PEOPLE'S FOOD MART "We Give Eagle Stampsw J. FORSTER Q 8l07 PAGE Phone Winfield 0838 Phone EVergreen 8672 . . . We Deliver AT THE , I-IEAD OE TI-IE CLASS T H E P A R K M O O R P E T E R S Weatherbird and Diamond Brand Shoes For Boys and Girls ALI.-CREAM ICE CREAM DELICIOUS SAIXIDWICI-IES COMPLIIVIENTS OF BERNER DAIRY GRADE "A" MILK BURT COAL COMPANY friii YOUR BIN New!" Robertson, Mo. TErryhill 5-2909 692' Page Avenue CAbany 0668 EV. 3820 Res. EV. 3821 ' READ'S BEAUTY ATEQRIQIEIQQTY D R . L . .l H O D A P P SALON BUILDERS and REALTORS E VIVIAN READ, Prop. IACQUES HOROWITZ DEN TIST SIOEOEIY tpublii 720611 Natural Bridge as on ve. - Room 210-Kresge Bldg' 3722 Jennings Road EVergreen 6806 Evergreen 8143 Coivipiiimeixirs or PINE LAWN DEPT. STORE 6249 Natural Bridge Pine Lawn, Mo. GOodfellow 8686 When in Need of Repairs for Your . . . FORD . . . MERCURY . . . CHEVROLET DODGE or PLYMOUTH . . . See GOLDBECK MOTOR CO. 5140 Natural Bridge eooafeiiow 8822 Pg O H d dFfty'T COMPLIMENTS OF I "-. ',,, ,IIIIII ' III TIIITLIII! 'LII--0,11 I XIIIIIIII' 3 III W .III POHLG KING 5 IIIIIIIII MONUMENT CO. E 'JI1' I . .II Mu.sIoo seaonsnonwnv Ii I 'III ,, ELLA. D H Dov-IL csuwrono Ions if Qongratufation to . ir YOUR FOOD CENTER and JIM R EM L EY SUPER STORES FRED SCI-IMITT Material Company cfollzplele Building Material Servicen 650 Rosedale DElmar3III . . . Gifts for AII Occasions . . I ':S"1 ELGIIXI , . I BULOVA I . . WATCHES E. A. HORSTMEYER JEXWELER-OPTICIAINI 5938 Easton Avenue St. Louis NORMANDY SCHOOLS Designed by WM. B. ITTNER, Inc. ARCHITECTS BETTER BUILDINGS EOR FUTURE STUDENTS 911 LOCUST CEntraI 1767 VISIT YOUR VILLAGE DRUG STORE FOR EINER DRUG SERVICE GODAT'S DRUGS 6824 MYRON GOodfeIIow 4300 POHCI d Fi Th Another Good Book by SID WI-IITIN6 SID WHITING ROLAND H. HOLL Banner Book Binding Co. BOOKS REBOUND AND REPAIRED FOR SCHOOLS . , . LIBRARIES . I , OFFICES CHURCHES AND HOIVIES Optical Goods Photo Supplies Erkefs 3149 Locust Stret Moving Picture Machines St. Louis, Mo. JEfferson 6424 6IO OLIVE ST. DIES N. GRAND Normandy High Cafeteria WEATHER HOT OR WEATHER COLD OUR FOOD HITS THE SPOT O PATRONIZE YOUR SCHOOL CAFETERIA FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF WELLSTON OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS Guy E. Jurden ------ President R. O. Kennard, Jr. E. J. Ryan Vice-President H. S, Surkamp - - Exeyice-President Jr D. Poe Vice-President Leo B, Painter THIRTY-FIVE YEARS IN WELLSTON Busy Bee Department Store We Give and Redeem Eagle Stamps J. S. Poe E, J, Ryan, Jr. Fred A. Rottman Earl G. Smith 6124-25 Easton Avenue Cashier Attorney ASSISTANT CASHIERS , M. H. Klingler Wm, R. Niedringhaos St- LOUIS, M0- Fred H. Rider Page One Hund ci F tty F WE OWE A GREAT DEBT OF GRATITUDE TO THESE, OUR Mr. and Mr. and Mr. and Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. PATRONS L. Gilardi R. I. Weidle I. L. Bixlar F. E.. Stoddard Neisner Bros Mrs. A. M. Mason Mr. and Mrs. Mr.. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Miss Dunbar Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs. Mr. cmd Mrs. Mr. cmd Mrs. Mr. cmd Mrs. Mr. cmd Mrs. Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs I. Eickman W. E. Case R. E. Cummings A. E. Ludwig D. E. Bitter El. M. Sinz El. R. Siler L. R. Reid W. L. Stewart Walter H. Gruenert Gi. Parmenter L. E. Bossel T. A. Cross Normandy Cate Mr. and Mrs. H. I. Davis Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Parke McKinley Shoe Shop 6359 Easton Mr. and Mrs. William D. Christian KROENLElN'S MARKET Groceries . . . Meats , . . Vegetables 3835 St. Ann's Lane Phone EVergreen 6500-650i FUEL OIL COMPANY Sa OF int Louis 4470 Duncan Avenue FRanklin 0582 Frank Westlake Drug Co. PROFESSIONAL PHARMACISTS 1504 Hodiamont EVergreen 5477 MONUMENTS . . . MARKERS Plymouth Memorials Co. 7539 St. Charles Rock Road CAbany 3604 MAKE OUR PHONE LINE YOUR CLOTHES LINE Call EVergreen 8207 PASADENA CLEANERS Save 20 Per Cent, Cash and Carry 7522 Florissant Road "'QNNM. 9 is - 4 iWlI'lll"' X E Hi '1 : I I 7 ZVfff' ,Xxx NNY HARRY GOODMAN AUTOMOBILE FINANCING 3865 Easton Avenue JEfferson 8050 BOWL FOR HEALTH AND FUN Silver Shield Bowling Lanes A. B. C. SANCTIONED 8301 Page Boulevard At North and South Road Pg O H d clFftyS KRUMMENACHER DRUG John AIbert's Shoe Store THE REXALL DRUG COMPANY 6239 Natural Bridge COlfax 8844 X-RAY SHOE FITTING 5988 Easton Avenue St. Louis Mo FAVORITES- oo wx I A, . ,, of 1942 '45 111 " , ff ,,,. , W Q , w i l ee u ee o f 8 w f - Q f ri 963' Q If 5' s" ' , U I-1 .- ,Egg -j ' " I in - unnn 8 l 1, Q 4, f N0 H e- fail .88u T f x 1 f Q 8 AX .W q .. . A W ,ig , ml, gk 1 Qian ,L vs wif Km evo- K X7 o f .-.V MD, MMMN 2 V J 'vm ' 8 Q 5 W O QW lf! 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Florissant Avenue GOodfeIIow 6000 COVERS AND BINDING EOR THE I943 SAGA by BECKTOLD COMPANY ST. LOUIS, MO. POHddFfEh WHEN Burma FLOWERS BUY owes . . . VEN EZIA FOOD MARKET SUl1bUl'S1' Floral Sl'l0PP9 ERLJITS AND VEGETABLES Imported ami Domestic Products U ERAL , S A ECIALTY 6405 EASTON We Telegfavh MUlberry 5151 6601 Page Blvd' CAba"Y 8997 LASKY'S SHOES ,, , , ,, UNIVERSITY CITY, MO, Try S F1751 Delmar Blvd 4,.. Cfxllafly Easton Avenue WEBSTER GROVES, MO. 12-4 W. Lockwood Avo .1,. wEoofof 5100 Wellsfon. MO- MUlbeffv 0328 Logan Basic College ni Chiropractic CO-EDUCATIONAL Four-Year College Course Leading to the Degree Doctor of Chiropractic, providing Health and Education Through Modern, Safe, Sane Basic Health Methods WRITE OR CALL FOR CATALOG AND INTERVIEW N LLL 7701 Florissant Road Normandy, Mo. - Pl.llVlE TS F Wilson Cleaners COM N 0 RELINING ,,,, ALATERATIONS F. W. WQQLWQRTH N81'UI'31 Easfgn Ayenue EVergreen 9410 Wellston, Mo. MUIberry 4357 P - L H d Godat's Super Service I n e a W n a r W 3 r e DEIXIT worm . I , AUTOMOBILE REEAIEINQ ., P7-ximrmc TQNY FUQHS Prop. WELDING , , . SCIENTIFIC Moroia TUNEUP 6231 Natural Bridge Road 2800 Lucait?-:Tfo,nHunt Road Pine Lawn, Mo. EVergreen 9695 EVergreen 9697 Page One Hundred Fifty-Nine O COIVIPLIMENTS OF COMRLIMENTS OF A F R l E N D KROEGER'S JEWELRY CO. R E N E R G Y BOYS WANTED P E T R O L E U M Bum 53.50-312.00 Q mon 624-26 Arcade Building C O M P A N Y Us Q member of me wen . 2130 Kienlen Ave. sion Iourncxl Currier Club Evergreen 3851 5988 Easton L. G. BALFOUR COMPANY MANUFACTURING JEWELERS KNOWN WHEREVER THERE ARE SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES Official Jewelers for Class Rings Normandy Senior and Junior I-lion School CLASS RI NGS I NVITATIONS MEDALS TROPI-IIES DIRLOMAS ATHLETIC AWARDS AUTHORIZED MANUFACTURERS AND DISTRIBUTORS, ARMY AND NAVY OFFICERS' INSIGNIA Specialists in Designing Fraternity and Sorority Jewelry FRANK A, DQQLING 201 Board of Education Bldg. 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