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

 - Class of 1968

Page 26 of 280

 

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Page 26 text:

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.

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



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On August 16 and 17, registration was held for 2209 Rock Island High School students. Mr. Aspedon gave his traditional welconning speech and a review of the rules and regulations. Students were able to see their schedules for the first time and could check to see which teachers were assigned to the room numbers on their schedule cards. Following registration, students were allowed to walk through the halls and plot their routes from class to class. This year the juniors and seniors, as well as the sopho¬ mores, were confused as the school had undergone changes since last year. Over twenty-two new classrooms, a physics and a chemistry lab, and a bandroom had been added to Rocky at a total of 1.5 million dollars. The new addition was dedicated on Sunday, November 5, when the school was open to the public for a day. In recognition of American Education Week, Open House was held at the High School Monday, November 6. Each parent was given a copy of his child ' s schedule, and went from class to class with ten minute periods. The theme of Open House was " How Good Are Your Schools? " STUDY HALL IN the new wing helps relieve overcrowding in the old study hall and frees the library to be used os a library. 23

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