Portage Middle School - Portarama Yearbook (Fort Wayne, IN)

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M. L. Gc 977. 202 F ' 77por 1974 ' ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBPARY 3 1833 02502 9528 iGc 977.202 F77por 1974 Portage Middle School (Yearbook) Dedicated To Floyd D. Middleton Dr. Hugh Kariger Mr. Floyd Middleton Mr. Richard Cira Mrs. Carol Pugsley Administration 1804224 B A E C C C m FACULTY Mrs. Joyce Parlow Mrs. Sherry Johnson Mrs. Sue Simler I te Mr. Robert Denny Mr. David Desper Miss Chris Lindley Mr. Neal McKeeman Home Ec Mrs. Julie Larson Mrs. Beth Koeneman Social Studies 1 I J V t. f ; 1 |r Miss Pat Lafontaine Mrs. Mildred Meese Mr. Don Gebhard In Memory Of Floyd D. Middleton Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere Thomas Gray — Epitaph Mrs. Louise Simmons Mrs. Bertha Scott COOKS: Wanda Hart, Genenieve Booker, Irene Storks, Ruth Loomis, Rita Moore, Gloria Reibs, Pauline Snyder, Mgr. CUSTODIAL STAFF: David Scott, Arnold Boese, Hilda Linnemeyer, Leonard Bryant, Charles Tepin. NINTH ■«■■ ' f " M ■•-■i V ■7 If ' irk paid off when doc... i. LEFT TO RIGHT: B. Bossum, Mr. Pearson, B. ; m - jB ■j |» ' ' fr; --e N- % - Shakespeare ' s ROMEO AND JULIET. . nburger Helper never tasted so goodi LEFT TO RIGHT: V. Won T. Standiford, T. Frewer, R. Wright. » » ' RI Jf f- V i liia Klostwmon IL, zC i jfii Sandy Wiiwbrenner, Jane Helberg and Deanna AAortifi anjoy on after- noon art class. Pom Doherty and Laura Brown keep busy in study hall. m „- ' - 4 w. ' v " Til " Matt Tyler holds a do by for an introduction. Want to shake hands. Candy? Nebergall Nei Newhart Nichols O ' Connor Umo m ' " l " ' ••■■f? !fP P •-- » jr ! ' ifternoon field fez, S. Winon: trip sure be t, K. Kennel, ats silting in class. A. Rhodus, M. Filley, R. , and A. Oswalt capture an unsuspecting A f-- ' m v,f I m im Tonya Springer Springer Stan " " Chip Strawbridge □ V Coach S. Lohman boosts spirit with a pep talk. Gilberto Terri " ' mm Deborah Alan Welch Westermon « -V ' , « . K £ ffiSnl S Am II f Ha P - n i 0ermm Taking a breaki Gatit,Kalhyl D F • A P lj(jPWl)|l II I III . tH m.,;.; ■ m-; N C E EIGHTH f: . S- ill Anthony Shari Bennett Benson I ,jp a uj Q[uH Get It! . V»J 4 g i o Delilah Deonna Duck Duguid Paul Edsall V 1 W | " T1!!. ]■ V . 5?? .c «fc d Students in Mr. Pugh ' s English cl ( ' j ian and Delia Duck try tKeir hands at making pizza. Think they ' ll be as good as Jimmie ' s? ff fWK V: . Y r ::,?.. Ann McDonald Roseqnn Sergi . k L ' (I to 20 r ' " ' 3 ' ' i Brian Barber, Brian Shoemaker, and Bil! Stewart watch as Meivin Cobb battles for the jump. -h - f Charles Michael Kevin " - " — » 1 Mornlngstar ,:u ' iilii..i ' i.-: ' J-.i i A A- il; f . ' ' ' 1 •i i ' M Eighth grade cheerleaders keep the spirit high. When they say; " Spirit! " you say, " Got it! " I Stalf Stalling 1 m 4 t looks easier when the Pillsbury dough boy does ». l. rv 41 % ' ,JWI w 1 Eighth grade rams take a trip to the planetariu ( Y A O S SEVENTH Ekiby Rams move the ball down field. Marvin Brewer Luana Brooks Joe Brown Beth Brueck Jose Chavez Greg Clark if 1 Lori Chandler , iif Maria Cohen Teresa Foirchild shows the class how to make hot chocolate. Joseph Dennis Gordon Esterline . .-. ; n n Rl H Hi r 1 l rH H K K w 1 Hp H H 1 I 1 l 11 W- - H Holly Deborah Fisher Mr. Knipp gives Cathy Krotzert some individual help. Leonard Glover and Willis Cotton begin work on a draffing project. Moxine Hatch Mary Kim Kim Debra Karen Tracy Hoppel Huntiey Hurley Huss Hyde Jackson Pandora Rondo Wendy Ellis Elizabeth Beatrice Johnson Johnson Johnson Jones Jones Karn Another day — another English class for Patty Allen, Joyce Moore, and Tim DeRoche. Greg Kowalenko Coach Reynolds gives the team some last minute points. Danette Mazelin Art class gives students time to discover their creative talents. Kelly Jessica Schoeph Schoel Cadet Band members put in some practice time. Frank Mills, Beth Jones, Will Gooden, and Crystal Kuenke tackle a new song in music class. Rick Thieme learns how to use the library. Norvetto Wills Valerie Wills Bruce Wilsor It takes o pep session to build spirit. E C P H T A N L G E ff SPORTS Portage Rams Score ft ■ ' wT LEFT TO RIGHT: K. Coker, D. Peters, B. Russel, R. Culpepper Ninth grade versus Geyer at jamboree. a . LEFT TO RIGHT: T. Beck, A. Belcher, N. Almond LEFT TO RIGHT: B. Murdrack, D. Kessel, M. Fink, B. Baker, R. Bloemker OPPONENT PORTAGE Franklin 40 Kekiongo 6 12 Miami 8 Geyer 12 8 Fairfield PLAYOFF 14 Lakeside 14 LEFT TO RIGHT: P. Jacobs, M. Rush, T. Cross, B. Kratzert, D. Pelz, A. Gooden . ' ' ? LEFT TO RIGHT: J. Gensic, D. Culpepper, E. Storks, V. Veole LEFT TO RIGHT: B. Groggins, P. Payton, B. Miles, S. Sims Winning Grid Season FIRST ROW: R. Hood, D. Fletcher, T. Green, Coach: N. McKeeman, W. Tubbs, R. Williams, D, Frebel SECOND ROW: N. Tyler, B. Johnson, R. McCombs, M. Rifkin, M. Cobb, D. Murray, M. Storks THIRD ROW: R. Morrison, C. Yoquelet, S. Taylor, S. Norton, D. Vaughn, J. Almond, D. Nelson FIRST ROW: J. Grose, J. Mudd, M. Shifflett, J. Eaton, J. Smith, J. Chavez, B. Dean, B. Woods, M. Brewer SECOND ROW: W. Gooden, C. Holt, R. Stephens, R. Underwood, D. Thomas, V. Peters, T. Cowon, T. Lytal, Coach: R. Reynolds THIRD ROW: W. Cotton, P. Peters, R. Stallings, R. Holland, F. Mills OPPONENT PORTAGE 8 Franklin 22 Kekiongo 26 Miami 8 6 Geyer 26 14 Fairfield 60 OPPONENT PORTAGE 7 Fairfield 8 12 Franklin 32 Kekiongo 6 38 Portage Unde feated Amos Belcher Neol McKeeman OPPONENT PORTAGE Northwood 30 39 Blackhawk 22 43 Fairfield 43 49 Geyer 50 48 Lakeside 49 35 Miami 44 50 Shawnee 23 31 Kekionga 45 46 Franklin 66 56 Jefferson 34 48 TOURNAMENT Fairfield 36 46 Northwooc 41 46 Lakeside 47 52 Lane 50 42 FIRST ROW: W. Tubbs, B. Barber, Coach: D. Desper, Mgr., T. Gaskill, M. Rifkin, C. Stewart SECOND ROW: J. Crothers, T. Green, Shoemaker, T. Newsome, S. Norton, R. Morrison, M. Storks City Champions 35 35 42 39 37 42 48 42 TOURNAMENT Brian Don Russel Culpeppei Ernie Steve Storks Sims John Walls Lone 32 64 Shownee 29 64 Biockhowk 32 45 Miami 30 68 OPPONENT PORTAGE Miami 26 38 Kekionga 34 33 Franklin 28 47 Geyer 28 27 Fairfield 22 46 Blackhawk 28 48 FIRST ROW: C. Londrigan, J. Parker, R. Stephens, T. Georgi, Cooch: J. Knipp SECOND ROW: Mgr. J. Fike, R. Underwood, W. Cotton, R. Stollings, J. Dennis, L. Glover, C. Hearn, M. Arnold, Mgr. B. Lawrence ABSENT: M. Govan, D. Gensic Cross Country — Wrestling — Golf FIRST ROW: T. Nichols, P. Meredith, B. Curts SECOND ROW: M. Arnold, J. Dennis, J. Crothers, B. Barber, G. Bonsib, T. Newsome, C. Landrigan, D. Springer, B. Lawrence FIRST ROW: N. Almond, P. Payton, T. Beck SECOND ROW: B. Mudrack, T. Springer, B. Curts, J. Gensic, T. Nichols, V. Veale, M. Rush, S. Vaughn, B. Fuller, P. Meredith, D. Kessel, T. Medsker, B. C9hen Tim Springer, Bob Stanley, Mark Miller, Tim Minser, Sponsor: Jack Berg City Finalist Girls Show Enthusiasm FIRST ROW: Sponsor: S. Lohman, K. Heiney, T. Vasquez, F. Lewis SECOND ROW: B. Mrowzowski, T. Standiford, R. Chavez THRID ROW: K. Kenneu, C. Moore, D. Ebnit, S. Geiser, J. Stewart, A. Oswolt FOURTH ROW: D. Richard, S. Frankewich, K. Auer, K. Allen Blew that game! Beat ' Em! Defeat ' Em! Go! Rams! Go! We ' re number one! ACTIVITIES R e P r e s e n t a t i V e s Student Coun CI SEATED: (Clockwise) S. Williams, Sec, B. Miles, V. Pres., T. Huntley, Pres., T. Smyers, K. Heiney, V. Barber, M. Reynolds, S. Reich, C. Pugsley STANDING: (Along Window) M. Arnold, M. Bouey, L. Beale, J. Green, G. Bonsib, K. Auer, K. Kennel (Behind Table) ROW ONE: D. Vaughn, K. Murray, N. Slack, L. Waiwoiole, T. Gaskill, R. Cira ROW TWO: L. Collier, N. Porro, R. Jackson, B. Templeton A I t e r n a t e s SEATED: (Clockwise) S. Williams, B. Miles, T. Huntley, A. Kettler, E. Marti, R, Chavez, R. Porter, T. Levine, C. Pugs ley STANDING: (Along Window) C. Wirick, S. Nichols, T. Richards, R. Kimmel, K. Coker, D. Culpepper, M. Rush (Behind Table) K. Geiselman, B. Lawrence, J. Siletto, T. Sadler, P. Allen, B. Leshore, D. Evans, R. Smith, R. Cira Audio Visual Librarians SEATED: (Clockwise) J. Roby, P. Meredith, M. Miller, M. Dwight, K. Wes- terman STANDING: B. Lawrence, V. Werking, D. Springer, M. Campos, A. Westerman, J. Walls, D. Roney, S. Duroy, B. Sfewort, S. Roymer FIRST ROW: K. Huntley, J. Laker, C. Kuhnke, N. VanGheluwe, S. Gieser SECOND ROW: N. Slack, A. Grabemeyer, J. Parlow, M. Radtz, P. Doherty, P. Sills Red Cross Service Clubs LEFT TO RIGHT: A. Mosterson, C. Murray, B. Ealing, C. Cole, M. Cohen c a f e t e r i a ft. Q W o BACK ROW: A. Grabemeyer, J. Grose, R Jackson, J Gensic, T Huntley, B. Nosh, J. Mobee, B. Goggans, A. Maier, J. Patterson MIDDLE ROW: D. Campbell, K. Mespell, W. Simmerman, G. Curry, J. Stephens, R. Tate, P. Masson, J. Moger, L. Kimmel FIRST ROW: P. Snyder, Mgr., S. Bonar, T. Eller, L. Bonar, M. Arnold, B. Mudrack, T. Bennett, D. Mudrack, D. Watson Bowling Club Bowling is the newest of Portage ' s activities. Sponsored by Mr. Pearson, the club meets each Monday at the Westwood Lanes. Intramural — 7 ntramura 8 Physical fitness comes with active exercise. Eighth grade girls take advantage of Portage ' s fine intramural program, spon- sored by Mrs. Lohman. Intramural Gymnastics is a part of the ninth grade intramural program. Interested students develop and practice skills. In addition to the ninth grade intramural program, Mrs. Lohman also spon- sors the girl ' s varstiy basketball and volleyball teams. Intramurals offer a varity of activities for Portage seventh grade girls. Volleyball and basketball are two sports practiced by the girls. Mrs. Lohman encourages students to develop basic skills. Art Clubs Reading Art Club, sponsored by Mrs. Dehaven, gives students an added opportu- nity to pursue their individual interests. Recreational reading is directed by Mr. Pugh in Reading Club. Students discuss popular books. Euchre Chess Euchre Club is a new activity that promises to grow in pop- Chess Club has always been a popular activity at Portage, ularity. Sponsored by Mr. Denny, the club has twenty-four Each year a tournament is held to crown a school chess active members. master. Sewing Drafting Under the supervision of Mrs. Koneman, Sewing Club offers talented girls Future draftsmen develop their skills in Mr. an opportunity to increase their wardrobes. White ' s Drafting Club. Varsity Choir — 8 Ensemble FIRST ROW: D. Wladren, A. Capps, P. Holman, P. Watson, N. Van Gheluwe, M. Paris, G. Tyson, K. Toam, L. Bonor, L. Clark, M. Moron SECOND ROW: S. Raymer, K. Kowolenko, R. Kerns, K. Free, K. Burry, S. Block, P. Wetzel, C. Medsker, P. Collier, P. Torres, B. Waldrop THIRD ROW: B. Rober, A. Fowlkes, R. Par- ker, R. Tate, V. Gohom, V. Shrock, J. Wynn, J. Philips, B. Stewart, R. Freeman FOURTH ROW: J. Buell, P. Roth, R. Bleifeld, A. McDonold, J. Borrera, M. Quinn, L. Martin, B. Stalf, B. Kinken, L. Porter FIFTH ROW; J. Omo, J. Tracey, G. Rector, C. Magers FIRST ROW: R. Kerns, P. Collier, N, Von Gheluw e, B. Finken SECOND ROW: V. Shrock, K. Burry THRID ROW: A. McDonald, B. Stalf, B. Raber Ensemble Cadet Choir — 7 FIRST ROW: D. Mudrock, J. Magers, C. Holt, N. Parro, N. Wills, D. Free, J. Fritz, M. Hatch, J. Derrickson, J. Schoel, N. Slock SECOND ROW: T. Eller, M. Cohen, S. VanZile, L. Kemp, G. Martin, B. Soylor, L, Richard, G. Curry THIRD ROW: L. Smyser, T. Foirchild, T. Madison, J. Elston, J. Smith, L. Foirchild, G. Kowolenko, C. Gage, K. Thomas, K. Soroceno, D. Mazelin, R. Thieme, T. Woods, B. Temple, K. Huntley, K. Schoeph, M. Smyser FOURTH ROW: L. Hans, S. Frebel, K. Mespell, M. Scott, K. Serovey, T. Wright, T, Boyles, K. Young, S. Wor- man, B. Smith, G. McGhee, D. Watson, H. DeWolfe, D. Campbell, D. Muss FIRST ROW; C. Cole, K. Schoeph, T. Foirchild, K. Huntley SECOND ROW: D. Mazelin, D. Free, L, Hans, K. Thomas THRID ROW: N. Porro, D. Huss, R. Butler, A. Mosterson FOURTH ROW: R. Schroeder, S. Wormon, N. Slock, B. Ealing V a r s i t y Vocal Music FIRST ROW: J. Walls, J. Gensic, S. WInons, R. Chavez, B. Miles, D. Ebnit, M. Filley SECOND ROW: H. DeRose, B. Mrozowski, T. Standiford, S. Reich, E. Bostic, S. Daniel, S. Perrine, K. Baumgartner, M. Temple THIRD ROW: D. Brown, B. Shifflet, M. Glover, R. Toney, J. Mabe, R. Bloemker, D. Lowery, D. Martin, V. Wormon, E. Fowlkes FOURTH ROW: B. Compbell, D. Pelz, M. Miller, M. Berry, A. Maier c h o i r FIRST ROW: H. DeRose, T. Standiford, N. Campbell, R. Chavez, B. Mrozowski SECOND ROW: S. Perrine, S. Winans, S. Gieser, M. Ludwig THIRD ROW: T, Sadler, M. Filley, D, Martin Varsity Band ROW ONE: D. Authenreith, M. Atkisson, K. Young, M. Ludwig, A. Martin, K. Murray, T. McCombs, C. Goshorn, K. Auer ROW TWO: N. Dennie, J. Stout, L. Myers, L. Schinemen, S. Winebrenner, A. Oswalt, L. Newhort, S. Perrine, B. Mrozowski THIRD ROW: B. Wyneken, C. Wogoner, M. Smith, M. Rifkin, S. Esterson, J. Galvin, T. Springer, D. Nelson ROW FOUR: D. Murray, M. Tyler, D. Peters, P. Jacobs, S. Norton, B. Kratzert, T. Osborne, D. Stanley ROW FIVE: J. Laker, M. Fink, T. Cross, S. Sims, V. Veale, M. Rush, C. Miller ROW SIX: R. Blaine, J. Grose, T. New Stage Band CENTER: T. Cross ROW ONE: K. Young, T, McCombs, J. Landrigan, S. Perry, T. Springer, V. Veale, M. Tyler, D. Peters, S. Norton ROW TWO: M. Fink, C. Goshorn, J. Silleto, R. Blaine, C. Miller, M. Rush, J. Crothers, B. Stanley, T. Osborne, B. Bar- ber, T. Gaskill Cadet Band ROW ONE: Mr. Broom, M. Denton, J. DeRose, V. Barber, Y. Berry, V. Veale, K. Hyde, M. Rush, L. Waiwaiole, B. Bruick ROW TWO: T. Cowan, S. Bloine, K. Baade, D. Springer, T. Poyser, T. Giesler, B. Dean, B. Lake, T. Smyers, J. Bone, M. Shifflett, L. Lan- dess ROW THREE: C. Hearn, J. Parker, B. Col- lier, J. Chavez, C. Landrigan, P. Peters, S. Nichols, R. Cook, R. Collier, S. Seabold ROW FOUR: R. Holland, M. Arnold, D. Roth, B. Lawrence, G. Esterline Varsity Orchestra ROW ONE: A. Kettler, S. Gieser, M. Beatty, A. Conrad, J. Roby, A. Ress, M. Thompson, M. Litch ROW TWO: K. Heiney, J. Rutten- burg, J. Winibslager, D. Hoffman, D. Martin, W. Simerman, S. Fronkewich, N. Campbell, J. Dowling, T. Sadler ROW THREE: K. Young, D. Renner, C. Goshorn, T. McCombs, M. Ludwig, J. Landrigan, S. Perry, T. Springer ROW FOUR: T. Osborne, B. Stanley, B. Barber, T. Goskill, C. LeMaster, P. Connett, D. Duguid, K. Stanley, S. Winebrenner ROW FIVE: J. Sil- lette, M. Tyler, T. Cross, M. Fink, M. Rush, S. Hutsell, J. Crothers, G. Bonsib Suitel6 ROW ONE: A. Kettler, A. Conrad, J. Roby, K. Young, J. Dowling, K. Heiney, T. Sadler, S. Gieser ROW TWO: C. Gos- horn, J. Silletto, G. Bonsib, S. Fronkewich, D. Martin, W. Simerman, M. Beatty Instrumenta Music Hours of practice are needed to create harmonious music. I v 4gm . . . IS EDUCATION


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