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" All please rise for the pledge " . With these words, another Friday morning assembly began. Programs ranged from strictly solemn to highly amusing. Following tradition, the year ' s first assembly was the Principal ' s Assembly. Principal F. W. Aspedon welcomed all new students and again greeted the old ones. He reviewed school rules and policies as well as explaining the use of the concourse and new stairway rules. AFS students were Introduced. AAr. Osborn and the Chamber Choir led the student body in singing the Alma AAater and football fight song. Presidents of sixteen Rocky clubs explained their purposes and activities at the Organizations Assembly. Awards Assemblies were held periodically to honor out¬ standing athletes. Other traditional assemblies included Homecoming, Christmas and AAemorlal Day. Exchange assemblies with other area high schools also provided varied forms of entertainment. Rocky ' s exchange group performed at Alleman, AAoline, East AAo- line, Davenport West, Davenport Central and Bettendorf. AAuch of Friday ' s entertainment came from the School Assemblies Service and were chosen by a Senate committee. Some of these assemblies included Thomas AAagrum, a magician; singer Tommy Lane; and a thought-provoking assembly entitled " Think Creatively " . Cancellations hampered many assemblies. " ROCKY IS ONLY as great as the students make it ' proclaims Princi¬ pal F. W. Aspedon BILL ARMSTRONG ADMIRES the work of magician Thomas Magrum
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