Power Memorial Academy - Power Yearbook (New York, NY)

 - Class of 1952

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NEWS schools throughout the nat1on Farewell To- Brothcr J J Sullz on who moderated Xar 1ty Basketball and taught Relxfnon and Busmess Law and who had left for far dlstant Cantwell H1 h Qthool 1n kdllfilflild 'Ihe popular pedofo ue of l'n,,l1sh Rel1,,1on and Prench the Rt Brother Sloan has bee11 transferred to qamt Leos IH Ch1cago Brother Otter another fme teacher who taught Lhem fully managed the gu1dance room IS Tlurteen Replacements Xlthou h the e teachers and fr1ends ot the student body haxe lett us stand ID w1th sad CXIJTEWIOUQ on our faces we w1ll soon be m1l1ng agam w1th the many new and capable mstructors that haye come to Pow er F11 ht new Brothers and me lax teachers make up th1s frou 1 hue i1Il6KlHHJf1IUS J lf lanm and 'II X lun! from St Hzlzmz T1 ht here 1n New Xork Brothfrr J G oon I I ogg I I ODaxcranf from far off Newfoundland Sacred L1Bu1 lNew Facultv lllembers Front R011 Brothers rl P Dwyer, 'll 'N Kent, and M O UHcl11r Bark Rau Brother H Nl Delanc-y,J C1 Nolan P C NIcPaddcn J F Nlcbowan, P L Na le now teachmg at Iona College wh1le Brother Kdlelea tSpan1sh and R6l1g1OIlD has left for a pos1t1on at VK est Park Brother Verrzgan Sc1ence Chem1stry and Thys1cs teacher at the Academy for three years Brolhcr llatko :ch moder ator of last year s most successful track team and teacher of RCll,Q10H Algebra and Soc1al Studles and also Brother Batterton Enghsh Lat1n and R6l1glOH mag1ster durmg 1990 91 The lay teachers whom Power1tes m1ssed 1mmed1ately were Nlr Cunnmg ham H1stor1 teacher Nlr Nlaher -I X Basketball coach Nlr Hoeffner track coach Nlr lJalla1re French teacher and blee Club lJ1rector Nlr Brackf1eld Trench teacher extraordmarx and last but not least Nlr Dowd who d1d a f1ne Job at HlQtOTy and Lat1n 6 :BLU Helrt 111 Nlanhittan has ent u Brolhtr P C V11 odden wh1le the delef 1te from eos 1n Ch1cafo 1 Brother 1 Ollchzr The new lay men walkmff the halls of Power th1s year are Hr Humphreys recently IU tated Track Coach Hr Bol fer eloquent FnUl1sh teacher and 'Xlr Cranahm whose spet1al1tx 1 Hutory Iwo other already well l1ked teachers, haxe been lI1lf0ClUCCCl at Power They are Nlr Xb1lo who IHSIFUCIS 1n the f1ne art of Busmess law and Nlr P1 na These new teachers arr1ye on the eye of a new and greater Power We extend to all a hearty welcome Rmglng Sounds If a group of struttmg SCUIOTS could be seen last week gazmg w1th fondest rapture at the backs of the1r hands held at arms length we are well assured by a competent authorltv that the dellcate lllj.,1IS were not the obyects ot the1r IU tense scrutmy Somethmg round, some thmg golden somethmg amethyst en M1 L1Bua r-IllI'C0 of Powerl newest lHNt!'llCIOI'N strllce a pose 'llt -srs Cardclla, Plgnataro and Bolgcr The Pow er v Y A K 5 g M ' y . J. . ' 'l , ' l ,li ' , V' " ' N f - SLI. 'Q' "',1 's ' 11.0. - ' Q " J - 5. ' ' - v S. Y MY . . - v' V S ' ' ' .' ' iv ' " lb M . M M . . . 'V - , jg ' H ' ' s ' ' . - . - 1 ,Q ., v . 4 ' y . I1 . 4 h r i A D l' ' V T 1 ,g Q ' P 5 , . . . . 1 U D ' i ' - J 1. 1 ' 1 . ' Q ' y' Q U ' U - 1" ,- ' I I v Y .Y l A L L We 1 ' gs' ' " . . . Dc- . . - M ' Q 'Q U A vvvv A W I . i A I A . Q V . . . I V ' V ' ' .Y I , '. -. .Y fel, '. ' ' l u M r- - r A - 9 ' ISUY- Plane Cleometfl' and Vefl' SUCCGSS' J. F. ,'lIr'Gou'un have come all the way' tam- 3 Singular Spamsh lmtructor' . 4 It x mis A 1 , h l 7' 4 . ,lf '4 , f 2' s J J W fi 1 ' . . , , 1 ,' cz ': c . . Q .7. V ' . . . .- A . . ' f ' . ' ' ': S . . . ' ' - - L ' a . . . .T ' , . .- l " . .Tv g - . 'l K . - Y - J v f y . . . Y ,- .Sy A ' I F 1 . 1 . ' A v f f -I N ' 5 4 1" , - "P, if I 5 Q

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T e Powe News of the Year ln REVIEW GYM Gymnasium New Developments A knot of rnterested spectators gath ered as the 1ron gates to the lower yard swung open A truck backed mto posr t1on and wxth the dehberate routrne of men who had a Job to do workers un loaded an assortment of gear Engmes were trundled rnto posrtron and as a derrlck was erected blocks and tackles fastened, and drllls readred scenes rem xmscent of the Oklahoma orl frelds came to mmd Next day eager srdewalk supermten dents watched as the work progressed Many felt that the long awarted gym was at last commencmg and that foun datlons were belng prepared A buzz of excrtement ran through the crowd as the flywheel of the engme whrrred and the dr1ll crunched rts way through the soft earth of the lower yard Seven feet down lt b1t 1nto sohd rock and after samples had been taken work came to a halt For the next three days the entrre r1g was shlfted to several predetermmed locahtles and at each spot borlngs were made At week s end men engmes and derrrck were gone' Intervlewed at the gym drlve offrce Brother S A Ryan explamed all No he commented, we werent looking for o l flNearest 011 the storage tanks for the sclence burldlng o1l burners' J Drlll rngs were made to determlne the subsoll condrtrons Such work must always be done before even advance plans for a bulldrng can be formulated Vl hen querred as to how far rn advance the recent actrvltles were of act not work Brother smrled wlth a more hopeful twlnkle 1n hrs eye than has been noted rn many a year Scholarshlps Semor Honors A total of s1x 51 P NI A graduates made a grand sweep of scholarshlps rn several of the natron s foremost Colleges and Unrversltles Arthur Gutmann of Hearst Oratorl x "'5 - 412: LaBua Reports recelpts and orders Brother S A Ryan at l1lS desk lIl the Gym office November 9 1951 November 9 1951 LaBua Test borm s 1n pro ress for future Power Gymnaslum cal Contest fame, was offered a full scholarshrp to Saint Johns Umverslty Last years esteemed edltor ln chlef of The Power traveled the road to success wrth hrs colleague, Mrchael Nluscaro Englrsh medal wmner member of the ror debator who recerved a full four year award from Iona College Both the New York State Scholarshrp and an Iona grant were the prlzes of Paul Carney former Semor declamator and Power Busrness Staff asslstant Cornellus Heathwood the Academys Poet Laureate won both the Iona and Columbus Spellman Scholarshrps whrle Thomas Ixeenan sports colummst and Bnologx medal wmner recen ed a prrzed Iona L ollege award Edward Nllcek and James Nash won the Power Nlanhattan College Scholar ships Edward a B X NI Sodallst also won the chemrstrv medal whlle james was awarded the apologetrcs medal Faculty Many New Faces Thrrteen members of last years fac ulty have left Power Nlemorral for other 5 O I 9 , . , ' ' 7 1 . i . . . 3 , - ' ac ' yu . . . . ' A ' ' 4- 7 U 7 ' ' , - -H ' ' -- I . n a n n cc . - , . . - 7 - . . ,, , - . l y , - u Q Q 1 I I ' A ' tr ' U , U U l . ' 7 . - , U '- . . , ' ' publication's '51 executlve staff and Sen- . ' 4 'E v A If 'r , V , , 7 . . v y Q vu - - ' 1 . - ' l' I I af, , -s-N 1. - u , : . . ' ' ' . L ' 3



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NEYVS circled one of the fingers of each person in the crowd, be it index, middle or otherwise-right hand, or left. Despite the annoyance that one of the admirers displayed at being sum- moned from his rapt absorption in items golden, round and amethyst. we were sufficiently able to distract his attention and drew out of him the by now super- Huous observation, "Rings arrived!" Ordered last spring the rings were de- livered early in September lhthm the first week of school the proud possessors were given their treasured items and with the sparkling jools fmallv es conced on the favored finger the last "Soak it! . . . No, son. not your head!" Life proved fraught with danger those first days to the new ring owners. Gaz- ing starry-eyed at his prized possession and contemplating how it could be shown to best advantage at next Satur- day night's date. many a senior risked life and limb as he descended the stairs to the cafeteria or trudged over to the subway on the way home. During the day blackboards were unseen books un scanned and teachers not heard ktten tion was focused rmgwards The Lynlcs those unrung seniors although in a minority were in evidence LxBi I Hmm , this your rm' 9 Brother Deady in the auditorium hands em out to proud Seniors and greatest mark of seniority had been -X queer place to keep a mirror attained Cub scout emblems, grammar school pins and merit badges were has t1ly discarded as the sixth and seyenth floor inhabitants CSeniors to the unen lightenedj assumed the dignity and yestige of office had been bestowed The begemmed seniors encountered the usual experiences of new ring own ers ll 1th1n a few days Brother Deady who handled the transaction was be sieged with the usual queries Brother my ring is cracked XX hat should I dog Next time don t beat your fist against the wall Just because you re sent to detention Brother it s stuck It don t come 0 November 9 1951 quipped one XX ell will ya look wot he got in the cracker Jax box chuckled classman an under X senior ringless to be sure was the chem discoyered hard at work in lab XX hen approached on the subject of rings he merely muttered Iron py rites Iron py rites and went back to h1 fuming test tubes lnintormed by this reply a chemical dictionary of fered the solution Iron py rites Fe S gold tool y Gold Lndlsmay ed by these remarks the seniors kept their rings yery much in eyldence Hay ing scraped together the price of the ICC they were hardly Uomv to abandon them to obscurity Perhaps some day they will be buried in the top drawer of a dresser along with a few unused collar buttons. theatre stubs. a fraternity pin and the other forgotten mementoes of a faded past. but for the present the rings the thing. L Bum The standard of our tudents The Great Seal Power Nlemorlal Xcademv, Pro Christo Rege 1931 So reads the leg end on our school crest Present on the ofncial stationery on the school tlag banners pennants senlor rings sweaters and even note books and pencils what each part of this specially designed symbol represents is a httle known tale Insignia of Power It goes without saying that the con splcuous words Power Nlemorial -Xcad emy tell the name of the school the date 1931 representing the year ot its establishment Proclainnng the Diyine Nlaster to ll hom the Xcademy IS dedi cated stand the words Pro Christo Rege our all For Christ the lying XX 1th1n the Gaelic cross that forms the centerpiece of the eal and likewise in the mterlacmg yyork ot the outer circles is seen the characteri tic Celtic design which denotes the Iri h origin of the Congregation ot the Lhristlan Brothers of Ireland The circle is chosen because lt is the symbol ot the endless ages of eternity Forming a setting lor this cro is the shield ot the Lru ader It be peaks the Crusade pur ued by our Brother tho e noble hearted knight ot thi twentieth century yyho e ole purpo e 1n hte ls to wield the powerful weapon of Christian Education to win the yy hole world Pro Chri to Rege Activities A La Nlueller It yyas a Thursday afternoon early in September when Brother Hickey an 7 . . . y I . . H. ,, . . . K, ., . . ' 1 - y y 7 Q l sl 1 l Lk ' g H . . r, 2 li ,nu .A 1 o -n Q1 . . r V. . . y . y Q v . S l ., l. , A , ' - " v rv ' V . Y . Q .S . . A I .4 ' - I' I' 7 ' 1 5 . - . .5 . bearing befitting their state: the highest -A , ' , , - ' . V ' I ' ' L' ' n 1 I :A p l . ,' - " ." s ' ' ' s s. s 's - ' ' - , ' v , ' 1 . . N ' ssss 7 - v 5 ' S 1. ' -' -' 5 K '- s - ' ', s ' 's ' ' N ' .' ' .' ' ' ' 'i ' s s s 44 , - ' , ' N 7 , ' , .Q U .Q . , . I. V ' 1 I . '3 - .. T 1 -., v ' v 7 M V N . .S N C4 ' ' - . - . ' .' . . ' rv ' . ' . . , , Y. , '. h ri A ffl, 'Y J V. . . V . V J - ,

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