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The Seniors of 1923 began their career in 1919, with a group of 32 lively boys and girls to make a name for themselves which would long be remembered.
Our first year was made pleasant by several parties and a much enjoyed sleigh ride. Mr. Gable was chosen class sponsor and under his leadership we passed through the first year of our high school cxistance without many difficulties.
Our second year was much the same, and in our third year we had the honor of being the very first Junior Class in the newly organized High School. Our class took a very active part in all school activities, being represented in athletics and debating, and having five members in the student council. The year was made pleasant, for others as well as ourselves, by parties and entertainments of various sorts. We wisely chose Mr. Brownell for our sponsor, and his kindly guidance throughout the year was much appreciated.
This, our last, biggest, and best year has shown an increase in class activities as well as in students. Forty-five peppy members were enrolled in the Senior (Mass, and displayed their pep in many ways throughout the year.
Because of his faithful services last year we retained Mr. Brownell as sponsor, and again we are very much indebted to him for the success of the year. The following officers were elected for the first semester: President, Francis Conkle; Vice-President, Donald Bugbee; Secretary, Helen Yeck: Treasurer, Rowena Beck. The officers for the second semester were: President, Cecil Coatney; Vice-President, Roy Vanderford; Secretary, Grant Casev; 'Treasurer, Lloyd Dallam.
To show that we took the leading part in the activities of the school wc give the following facts:
Every member of the basketball team is a Senior, three of them being letter men; nearly all of the football team were Seniors; the captain of the girls’ basketball team is a Senior; and five members of the debating team are Seniors.
The first social event of the year was a Senior Party, given in honor of the arrival of our little red and white caps. The evening was spent in playing games, and, at a rather late hour for high school students, refreshments were served consisting of sandwiches, pickles, potato salad, and cocoa. The boys promised to wear their caps until cold weather forbade, under penalty of being punished if caught without them, and all kept their promises faithfully.
The next thing we were called upon to give our support to, was High School Night. A large number of our Seniors were in the Minstrel show. Another group presented the "Senior Orphcum”, in three acts, which was indeed a success. Act 1 was a pantomime, "How Johnny Got His Wife”. Act 2 consisted of several classical selections rendered by the Senior Quartet. Act 3 was presented by Peru’s famous Middy Chorus, and consisted of singing and fancy dancing. It was attended by nearly everyone, even the Minstrels, and their satisfaction was shown bv their reluctance in leaving.
Another Senior party was given by Mr. Brownell, at the beginning of the second semester, and was thoroughly enjoyed by all. Many other activities were carried on, and now at the close of the year the outstanding features of the class arc presented.
The Senior (Mass Play leads, with Sneak Day and the Junior-Senior picnic following, and Commencement as a grand finale to our very successful and most delightful High School days.
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