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Page 16 text:
Do you remember when, after many wonderful experiences in Junior High, the Class of
'51 reached the promised land of High School? That wonderful first year was one we shall
always remember. We struggled at first under the deluge of x's and y's of algebra and the
puella and puer of Latin. But we began to like the change from just learning the 3 R's,
for now we were upperclassmen. My, were we proud!
With the help of our advisor, Mr. Thomas,and Janet's leadership we sponsored a gay
and colorful carnival for the enjoyment of all the 'kiddles'. From thiS venture we made
our very first deposit towards our Senior trip which we already anxiously awaited. Then
too, our not-too-skillful hands produced some brilliant drapes for our precious Frosh home-
room. These still remain as evidence of our school spirit and enthusiam in this--our first
Do you remember when we, as Sophomores under the guidance of Mr. Meekins and David,
added to our memories by having a Spring dance and just plain fun? We didn't do much after
this in the way of sponsoring activites, but we gay and carefree Sophomores were ever pre-
sent at all school activities. Besides merrymaklng we devoted much of our time to the tri-
angles and parallelograms of geometrmthe.4L4,cr shorthand and the oui and je vale bien of
le francais. Thus, we completed our Sophomore year, a more sociable and educated class,
prepared to meet the new adventures which awaited us.
Do you remember when we finally received our much-prided class rings? We were Juniors
then and a step closer to our final year. Mrs. Ripp, our advison and Jack,our President
guided us in sponsoring activities in honor of the Senior Class of '50, such as selling
Senior Play tickets, waiting on tables, and buying their corsages for the Alumni Banquet.
The biggest event of this year was the traditional Senior Ball. Dancing to the music of
the 'Top Hats', the crowning of the King and Queen and special decorations made this one of
our most cherished memories.
Do you remember when we as Seniors pulled together in our last minute efforts to earn
money for our Senior trip? The publishing of the 'Portal' under the competent supervision
of Miss LaFaro highlighted these efforts. The 8911182 of candv at basketball games, spon-
soring dances, having bake sales, and selling magazine subscr1pt1ons,d1r9cted capably
by MT- Royal and 383912, again our President, have all been memorable chapters ln our Senior
Also, our production of 'Act Your Age' with its uproarious situations and sparkling
dialogue scored a brilliant hit. The cast under the directlon or Mr. Betlem did an
excellent job in portraying the characters of this hilarious comedy. It consisted of:
Angelica iangyb Goetz.... ...Joyce
Geraldine lJerryJ...... .....Jenny - 1
GOTEIIOIIIOOOIIOIIICII Olilconnie '11,
ne COCll.lllOlllIlIll ...Faith Xu
stoneooooooooooao OlOOlJanet v
Western Union Messenger... ....Stella 4 V if
Stoneiill OOO! lil IOOOOIQICI oooooooo-Bob
Archibald lGadgetl Hoffenflugel, M.M. 2c....Dav1dv
Of course we shall never forget our wonderful experience in the big city of New York.
With the capable guidance of Mr. Royal and Mrs. Cox, our expectations were fulfilled with
Now we have reached the completion or our preliminarytraining of life. It is fitting
then to thank all who have made it possible for us to arrive at this goal--our graduation.
And as we turn to face the future we will try to prove successful in their eyes and ln the
eyes of the world.
Motto: T O M O R R O W I S O U R S
Colors: Red and White
Flower: Red Carnation
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'The hand that has made you fair,
has made you good.'
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Band l 2
Select Chorus 2 3 L .
State Finals 1 2 3 A
Lewneida League State Festival l 2 3 L
Eragatig Club 132 3 QgEfiQgL
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Library Club 1 3 1+ gk 'K g'
Occupations Club 2 3 I+ 342 2 xxx
Senior Play 1, ff -
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Girls' Intramurals 3 I+
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Class President 3
Class Vice-President 2
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- Leyden Jar 1 2 3 A
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,Te Sch Basketball l 2 3
'al Baseball 1 2 3 1,
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4 Skiing 1 2 3 1,
WBut I am constant as the Northern Star.'
Leyden Jar h
Occupations Club 2 3 A
Girl Scouts 1 2
Girls' Intramurals 1 2 3
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in the County of ' and State of 24, being of sound mind
and memory, do make, publish and declare this our last . in 'm"""w" f0ll0w'3n2' Q
To the Members of the Faculty, we leave our sincere thanks for their endless patience
encouragement, and understanding during our many pleasant, fun-filled days at school.
our Parents, we bequeath our deep gratitude and appreciation for their wonderful
care, devotion and guidance which made our goal possible.
the Board of'Education, we leave our gratitude for the time and effort they have
spent in making our stay here at P.L.C.H.S. a very happy and educational one.
Jean Weber, leave my ability to be seen and not heard to Don Galarneau.
Gerry Trombley, I, Janet Rocker, bequeath my musical and acting abilities.
Hoffman, leave my favorite recipes to Irene Burr.
Barbara Bartlett, I, Stella McIntyre, bequeath my ablilty to promote conversation
at all times. .
Beverly Mullaney, I, Constance Creniser, leave my sparkling personality and smile.
Raymond Croniser, I, Richard Mackey, bequeath my pamphlet entitled, 'Modern Tricks
Robert Mashaw, leave my ability to keep my car right side up at top speed to Leo
Charles Mooney, leave some of my excess height to Charlotte Barber with which to
ward off some ofher'Ardent Adm1rers.'
Frank Bouchard, I, Jack Walsh, bequeath my book entitled, 'Skilled Basketball
Genevieve Villiere, leave my well-planned excuses to James Wason, of which I know
make good use.
Florence Ripp, I, Joyce Curtis, bequeath my high ratings in voice.
Keith Ernst, leave my collection of A-1 English compostions to Jack Keohane. They
may come in handy.
Richard Vollmar, I, Gerald Schaffner, bequeath my work bench in shop to do with
David Van Aernam, leave my bound Chemistry notes to James Smith. He may need them
in the near future.
William Reilly, leave my unique sense of humor to Robert Sessions.
Emily Mooney leave my natural curly hair to Bertha Stewart.
Jerry Heard, I, Gladys Rocker leave my every ready smile.
Faith O'Brien, leave to Betty Burkhart, the memories of the class of 'le frangaisu
and my,abil1ty in Social Studies to the incoming Social Studies Class.
We have hereunto subscribed our names the W-
in the year Nineteen Hundred and - ,,-,.,,-
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