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

 - Class of 1952

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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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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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NEWS L1Bux A smirk a Gllllli' a snu er Nh llucllzrawuts a ood pose nounced oxer the I -X that the Senror prctures would be ttlxen on Nlondaw Tuesdrx and 'NX ednesdax September 24 2: and 26 at Nluellers Photo Studro and that the upperclassmen should malse appolntments at the photobrapher s for one of these days Went by Cab 'Nlost taxled ln groups of four or frve Lpon arrmng they filled out classrtica t1on cards and warted on lme whrle Nlr Nlalfetano oftlcr il outtrtter for Power rssued the tuxedos Nlr 'Nluellcr told the Qenxors that thex were the h tndsomest f roup he had worked on thls tear Thelr resultm, sm1les were dulx recorded hx the tlatter mg fotog Lxllun All reads for rmmortalrts ff lxevler If foona x and N llallox .1-IIIPX we rc- ln fore hung sllot ln llr Nlueller 8 Mass Gff to a Good Start I-ollowmff a cu tom datrnff from the tlrst xear of Power exrstence the fac ultx and tudent bodx Gathered rn full force to open the school xear wlth the tradltronal Nla ot the Holx Ghost Beautrtul Qt Iaul s C hurch was trlled wrth 1030 lowerrtes on Nlondax morn mg Qebt 70 Ihe N11 Commencec at nlne o clocl-t when Rex father XIcNIahon pastor of the parrsh beffan wrth the word that expressed exactlx the feelrnv of all In Nomme Patrrs et F1l11 et Qplrrtus Sanctr Amen for thus d1d we dedrcate ourselx es The altar bows who asslsted Father L1Bu'x Two Pow erlnen 1n plentw of tlme for lla s on Sept 19 E Kellv, and P Heuvhes ohn lxcllx Iours Comez 1nd Teddx Coiltlx all students at Power XX hen the Nlass ended and praxers tor the comersron of Ru sra had been ottered Brother Henne x rntroduced the repre entatlxe of the Chancellorx Othce ot the Propafatlon of the Falth Iather Xlrlex Thrs re pected prret poke ot our enero ltx to the mrs rons x lnceu he sud Power as been one ot the leadmf H1 h Schools contrrhutrnf After hr short talk on the mrs tons todax and an appeal for llberalltx as apparent as rn the past Powerrtes marched towards 61 t Street to begrn the dax and the xear rn the proper wax wrth God Achvmes A hush spread oxer the audrcnce lwerx one warted for the curtam to rrse Suddenlx the pitrons hrolse loose 1 breat hand clapplnf as ituxedo clad xounf man strode to the center of the stage The trme 5 30 the occaslon an annual concert the xoungs man -Xugustrn Anrexas the place QHTDCQIC Recrtal Hall Hrs four elasslcal selec trons were well recerved -Xugustm played the second half of the program arranged hx hrs rnstructor the ilrst part of whrch was pl ned hw some fellow students Ihe DI IITIQI didn t thlnls thrs so much of a fe at I onlx played for an hour he sald X Q03 student hrs muslcrl mmded ness has broufht much fame to the school Pow 1 r Photo Powtr at tht splrltual powc rhousm- Iradltlonal Nlas- of tllt Holt Ghost opt Il- the xear The Power X It , : J ' , ,vl A ', 1 Z 1, z ' '. Q 3 ' . 1 4: rs S 1 5 . v Ax. MM N-.I - ' , ' s ' 's If . - -- ali - - , ss' I , T 'v S " T U S l ' T ' 9 s 'V V " ' 1 ' ' . ' 'm . , 5 , 5 ' U 7 ' 1 ' - T . ' . . . J - 5' 1 g s l vs 1 s ' ,Q ts Y' n , 1 s A - last pear. " l 1 l. iz ." ' ht s f..'I,-." ,ass l , - ,- - - , I . . H V , , 4 ll L . is T .' 4- . S ' . . . . 5 's-5' , . . ' .s . , - ' . . , A ' 5 , . ' Q t . 9 c ' 'k I I ' Y ' . . . . , '. , ' ' 2' J g t V ' ' . ' . fffml MF- LOOIWY- at the Holv Sacritice were Tom Murrav. P0Werlte Clves Concert V y 1 ' . . .1 ' V 1. . x . ' . 5 v Z Y A . iv. 1' . 4 ' - . Q U U , g . B, Z 4. - . . U - ' . e : . - V ' T l . . . 7 X - , . A A 7 ' it Q .' Q V ww Q - 1 - v ' 'w 1 1 v - - 1 z . 4- 1' , A l A 1 KV - I .,' 5' Z . 4' 'V 'V 'V V 2 5 M zl 1 K 'l -f ' . , Y 'b v . . ' M ' U Y V . ' . A ' ' 1 l 'As 5' Z ' - I ' ,' ,' ' A s. . : . v - is ' . . C . . A X

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