Rock Island High School - Watchtower Yearbook (Rock Island, IL)

 - Class of 1968

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Page 25 text:

JOYCE ESHELMAN AND Rick Miers take time out from their en¬ chanted evening of dancing to Rhumba before the camera. BUBBLING WITH JOY, Mary Jo is crowned Sweetheart of Rocky High by Senate President Kent Thomas. the works of art as they proceed through the downtown area that afternoon. The floats were designed to predict a victorious clash with Clinton later that evening. The gay festivities of the weekend drew to a close on Saturday night as students and alumni danced amid the exotic atmosphere —results of GAA members ' creativity in corre¬ spondence to the dance theme, " Treasures of the Deep. " Also in con¬ junction with the theme was the novel idea of netting goldfish from an aquarium to keep as souvenirs after Camera Club members photo¬ graphed them against an appropri¬ ate background. The crowning glory of the evening was the presentation of the 1967 Homecoming Queen, AAary Jo Boynton, and her escort, Steve Saunders. DEE DEE DETWILER ATTEMPTS to catch a " Treasure of the Deep " (gold fish) with lit¬ tle help from her escort Dave Rockwell. 21

Page 24 text:

THE COLORFUL FLOAT of senates 217, 302, Activity Room and 300 receives a well deserved first prize. Homecoming Activities Gay, Memorable MUCH PERSEVERANCE IS needed in the tedious construction of a first place float. Crepe paper, chicken wire, wood, and willing workers reflected from the bright, anticipating eyes of Rock Island High students as preparations for the 1967 Homecoming events got under way. On the afternoon of October 6, Rocky students proudly applauded the presentation of the Royalty Court and the announcement of their Queen during the annual Homecom¬ ing Assembly. Alert attention Imme¬ diately followed as they enjoyed the antics of the animated skits and the skill of the cheerleaders, dancers and musicians who provided enter¬ tainment in honor of their Queen. In contrast to the tired, haggard faces and stifled yawns which were evidence of the late hours and de¬ termined labor devoted to gay, mas¬ sive floats, beaming faces greeted



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ROCK ISLAND SENIOR High School: Cornerstone of students ' future. Student Increase Necessitates Expansion REGISTRATION HERALDS THE start of a new school year. SENATOR ALMA HERRERA helps baffled parents, Dr. Mrs. Alex Stone, locate a room at open house.

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