Pocahontas High School - Indian Yearbook (Pocahontas, IA)

 - Class of 1950

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IIA IIII949 Il DEAR DIARY AS AUGUST FADED AWAY WE FOUND OURSELVES BACK EAR, P H S THE CLASSES H INCREASED CONSIDERABLY, THE ENROLLMENT CON SISTING OF IU4 FRESHMEN, 3I SOPHOMORES JUNIORS, AND LAST BUT NOT LEAST 2M DIGNIFIED SENIORS, ALONG WITH IO FACULTY MEMBERS SEPTEMBER PROVED TO BE A MONTH OF FUN AND FROLIC BAND REHERSALS, FOOTBALL GAMES AND THE 'FRESHMAN INITIATION PARTYH, WHICH STARTED US OFF WITH THE PROVERBIAL HBANGN AS OCTOBER APPROACHED WE FOUND THE BOYS FIGHTING HARD FOR A GOOD FOOTBALL SEASON, AND IN BETWEEI PRACTICES LEARNING THEIR PLAYS AND NFAVORING' THEIR INJURIES THE GIRLS ALSO BEGAJ BASKETBALL PRACTICE UNDER THE SUPER VISION OF COACH WALDO MICK HOMECOMING WAS JUST AROUND THE CORNER WITH THE INDIANS SCHEDULED TO PLAY THE MANSON EAGLES A PEP RALLY WAS HELD THE NIGHT BEFORE THE GAME WHERE WE GATHERED AROUND A HUGE BONFIRE AND CROWNED OUR KING AND QUEEN, DARREL AND RUTH LLOWING THE P P RALLY WE HAD A SNAKE DANCEH THROUGH MAIN STREET AND ALSO A PARADE THE NEKT AFTERNOON THEY DID LOSE, BUT NEVER THE LESS IT WAS A GOOD GAME AND WE CANIT SAY WE DIDNIT YELL OURSELVES HOARSE ROOTING FOR THEM THIS WAS TOPPED OFF WITH THE TRADIT IONAL DANCE WHAT A MOB OF PEOPLE BUT OH1 WHAT FUNIII AS A F NALE TO OCTOBER WE ENTER TAINED THE FACULTY AND STUDENTS OF HAVELOCK 'HOWLING SUCCESS L II ALL THESE WERE EXCITING AND UNFORGETABIE EVENTS NOVEMBER SLIPPED AROUND AND THE TESTS WERE COMING LEFT AND RIGHT, ESPECIALLY AT THE DEAR SENIORS THE BOYS COMPLETED A SUC CESSFUL FOOTBALL SEASON WITH I4 WINS AND LI LOSSES AT THAT TIME THE GIRLS WERE PREPAR G FOR THE STROIG A B TE M WHEN GAME T ME APPROACHED WE WERE A BIT NERVOUS, BUT THE ALL STATERS ONLY DEFEATED US BY II POINTS HARTLEY WAS NEXT YES, ANOTHER OEFEAT BUT JUST WAITIII COACH HERMANN BEGAN DRILLING THE BOYS ON BASKETBALL TECHNIQUES THEIR FIRST GAME A VICTORY -WAS PLAYED WITH PAL MER THE MAIDENS WERE ALSO VICTORIOUS MANSON WAS NEXT THE TEAMS JOURNEYED THERE TO FIND A HUGE FLOOR AWAITING THEIR ARRIVAL AND THIS PROVED TO BE THEIR SECOND VICTORY MMMMMMMM DO I SMELL TURKEY7 IT MUST BE THANKSGIV NGIII IT WAS A WONDERFUL VACATION DURING WHICH THE MA DE S PLAYED LAKE PARK AT L C AT SPENCER WHAT A GAMEIII WE W I A MINUTE OVERTIME WELL DIARY, THE BAS KETBALL SEASON IS IN FULL SWING BUT THE TOUGH EST GAMES ARE STILL TO BE ENCOUNTERED REMEM BER THE TWO DAYS WE SPENT PICKING UP CORN TO EARN MONEY FOR NEW BAND UNIFORMS9 DECEMBER STARTED OFF WITH A BANG RST OF ALL THE JUNIOR CLAS AY, S STER EILEENn WHAT A SCREAMIII MORE SUC CESSFUL BALL GAMES AND THEN THE CHRISTMAS OPERETTA, BEING PRESENTED ON THE I9TH OF DECEMBER UNDER THE DIRECTION OF MISS MEYER AT LAST WHAT EVERYONE HAD BEEN WAITING FOR, THAT HEAVENLY VACATION ALL OF I2 DAYS HAPPY NEW YEAR! IT WAS UNTIL WE REMEM BERED IT WAS JANUARY AFD TIME TO COME BACK TO SCHOOL FOR THE SEMESTER TESTS WE SHOULD HAVE STUDIED HARDERI BASKETBALL SEASON WAS ITS PE AND IT WAS COUNTY TOURNAMENT IME , AN B LD, E AND I G VING CONCERT UNDER THE DIRECTION OF MR MAYO HOW WE DID H LOW III FEBRUARY CREEPED AROUND WITH A MUSIC PES TIVAL AT LAURENS MORE FUNIII NOT ANOTHER PARTY, OH YES, FEBRUARY IYTH AND THE STUDENTS OF P H S ENJOYED GAMES AND DANCING IN THE LOCAL GYM MARCH AND OLD MAN WINTER IS STILL HERE THE GIRLS SAY THEY SPENT A PLEASANT WEEKEND AT THE STATE TOURNAMENT IN DES MOINES NO DAMAGE DONE, WE HOPEII THE BOYS DISTRICT TOURNAMENT WAS THE NEXT WEEK NO TIME FOR STUDY, HA, HA, WHO ARE WE KIDDING?, GUESS WHAT, YES ANOTHER PARTY T IS M A PATRICKIS DANCE EVERYONE HAD FUN, EVEN THE FACULTY THEN CAME THE BOYS STATE TOURNAMENT IOWA CITY, OF COURSE THE BOYS COULDNIT MISS THATIII SPRING IS COMING, OR MAY WE SAY T S HERE, AND THE SOUND OF MUSIC IS HEA D ONCE AGAIN IN REHEARSING FOR THE SPRING OP ERETTA REMEMBER THOSE NIGHT REHEARSALS7 WHO COULD FORGET? HONTAS RELAYS YOU SHOULD HAVE SEEN THE BOYS DILIGENTLY PREPARING FOR A GOOD SHOWING ON THE I9TH WE ALSO SAW THE APPEARANCE OF SOME DRAMATIC GESTURES IN THE HALLS MUST BE PRE PARING FOR THE SENIOR CLASS PLAY IVE WONDER IF IT WAS AS MUCH OF A SUCCESS AS OUR JUNIOR PLAYVI ON THE 22ND THE IPDIAN CINDERMEN RACED TO CHEROKEE TO MAKE A SHOWING IN THE ANNUAL TOMMAHAWK RELAYS ON THE ZSTH WE HAD OUR SPRING PARTY, WHICH WILL BE THE LAST FOR THE SENIORS OF IQSC IMAYBEII MAY OPENED WITH A BAT AND BALL IDONIT TAKE US WRONG, WE MEAN THAT IT WAS TIME FOR THE SECTIONAL BASEBALL TOURNEY I MAY STH FOUND US AT THE JUNIOR SENIOR BANQUET -WHAT A NIGHTIII OHI IF WE COULD ONLY HAVE KEPT OUR EYES OPEN THE NEXT DAY THAT FINAL WEEK APPROACHES ALL TOO SOON -ON MAY IU BACCALAUREATE SERVICES CAME KNOCKING AT OUR DOOR THE I6TH WAS CLASS NIGHT IREMEMBER ALL THOSE AWARDS AND CERTIF ICATESQJ MAYBE WE ACCOMPLISHED MORE THAN WE THOUGHT THE NEXT DAY WE CAST ALL WORRIES ASIDE AND WENT OFF ON A MERRY PICNIC THEN CAME OUR LAST PROCESSION IN OUR CAPS AND GOWNS COMMENCEMENT THE END HAD COME I WAS INDEED A SAD NIGHT FOR 2M SENIORS, BUT IN ANOTHER SENSE WE HAD REACHED THE BEGINNING OF A NEW WORLD MAY SUCCESS AND HAPPINESS BE WITH EACH AND EVERYONE IN THE GRADUATION CLASS 'ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL ' . 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