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

 - Class of 1974

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Crimson Crier Vol. LXXIX No. 7 Rock Island High School IHSA Recinds The Illinois High School Association recinded the suspension imposed on Rocky in a meeting in Chi¬ cago on Saturday, January 12 . However, probation was extended tor one year un¬ til February 7, 1975, and Rocky may not participate in class A A basketball competition on the state level for the 1974 season and the Sectional Tourna¬ ment to be hosted by Rock Island will be shifted to another school. by Candy Hadley Rock Island High School was suspended from all interscho¬ lastic activities for one year by order of the Illinois High School A s socia j lonjj H SA jrJan - uary 4, because of the alleged recruitment of basketball play¬ ers this fall. A temporary injunction was issued by Circuit Judge Conway Spanton, prohibiting the IHSA from enforcing the punishment until a full hearing on the in¬ junct ion lunuuri 1_ Before til is going with the I( ment on reached, tlj celed. Dr. WilliJ intendent ed that volved in James CJ Jessel, ha| their duti High, but still remain as teach- - Rock Island. Illinois 61201 Friday. January 18, 1974 Suspension ms” During al the high sclj a statemen from Harry ecutive se Rocky, be ibeir by-la tion, “. . • • . . . v i n bi arges that were the basis lvestigation by the IHSA __around the alleged re¬ cruiting of two basketball play¬ e rs , pne from Lockport. Illinois, r from Milwaukee, Wis- too youths enrolled at at the beginning of the iiester and participated netball practice. Both 1 out of school about Member, before ever a game. tire sports program is supported by the money they make from their games. Rocky has games scheduled with Iowa schools through the 1974-75 year. Gleboff and Jessel plan to tight the IHSA on their decision and have employed the help of a lawyer, Stewart Winstein. When asked his feelings on the IHSA’s decision, Jessel said that he was 4k a victim of extreme circum¬ stances.” ikageOf Water Pipe Causes relation Of School For Day I disbelief, and joy were pf the reactions Rocky udents experienced on rnmg of 1 IuitmLix , Jan- |Schc not available until about three in the afternoon. The missed day of school will not have to be made up because editor, Sarah Wilson and her as- SON CRIER is Shelby Olson. Mr l ' « m hunx i ur « l rim.sun ( ro’t strike u vuri ’$s leader pose. ' 2 I ending Crimson Crier 2nd semester staff are SITTING: Betty Grams, ad man¬ ager, Shelby (Jlson, Business manager. STANDING: Sarah Wilson, copy editor, ■Ian Beinke and Jeff Zukerman, co-editors. 3. Second semester editorial staff , iinsists of SITTING: Dave Murdy, Peggy Thompson, Dave Nessler, Suzy Ni- . holson, Becky DeMott. STANDING: Ron Corel, Larry Curtiss, Ervie Donel- von, Pam Allison, Sandy Kee, Richard Devich, Lief Garrison, Julie Wallace, Reese Surratt, Diane Williams, Cindy Herr, Pam Smith. 4. Second semester business staff is made up of FRONT ROW: Karen Kruse, Susie Marinsoen, Becky Strutz. BACK ROW: Laurie Dunklau, Donna Davis, Diana Rice, Robyn Samuelson, Tammy Golofsky. Roc In h I wa of water pressure, the ould not function prop- I thus ample heating was Hall-8 p.m. Jan. 31 Swimming-Moline-H Jan. 31 Wrestling-Dixon-A Crimson Crier 67

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tETje Crimson Crier Vol. LXXIX No. 5 Rock Island High School Rock Island, Illinois 61201 With accurate stu¬ dent reporting and ob¬ servant editorials, the Crimson Crier covered both the good and bad times at Rocky in 1973- 74. Creative in-depth pages covered such wide topics as morality, cheating, winter sports, and alternatives in edu¬ cational systems, while news pages informed the student body of var¬ ied events and activi¬ ties. Always striving for the true story, staff members guarded against the appearance of bias in their articles ones which have brought up the most talk. Do we really need them? Some people think we should retain these officers be¬ cause they are the ones who make all the arrangements for the reunions for the years to come. In past years the selection of senior class officers has been somewhat of a joke. With either a nomination of some person who does not even exist or of someone who could care less about Rocky. There has been a suggestion to nominate 3 chairmen to cover the duties which the officers now have. These would be This year at Rock Island high school the students want to be heard and have decided to do something about it, so they put their heads together with Dr. William Kritzmire. He got toge¬ ther with Mr. Harold Voylcs, Mr. Gary Ackerson, the senate members, and a few other stu¬ dents whom they thought would help form a grievance commit¬ tee for the students. The main object of the griev¬ ance committee is so that the students have some place to bring their gripes and be heard. Also they are trying to get the school board to pass a new rule that permits smoking in the mall and to have open campus during lunch for the students. The new committee will at- — r I § new ideas being bjxnj lU favoi Wednesday, November 21, 1973 Business Ed Adds Courses The Business Department at Rock Island high school has re¬ ceived approval for the develop¬ ment of two new courses for 1974-1975 school year. The first course, Business Ma¬ chines will be designed to appeal to the male students at Rocky. For juniors and seniors, this one semester course, with special emphasis on adding machines, calculators, and how to solve everyday problems, is for the young men going to college to study Business Administration and Accounting or into science programs where this kind of training would be most helpful. Also, many young men work in retailing establishm ents.services, jobs pro- 11 very i nin.snn l rier .- rm,: (rr taf uu .• tm uit manager Lori Johnson, ad manager Charly Moskowitz, and co-editors Kathy Clough and Candy Hadley. 2. 1st semester staff consisted of Ron Hudson, Steve Rubin, Scott Heth, Dave Andrews, Jeff Noble, Donna Rolfs, Chris Comers, Willie Johnson, and Dirk Palmer. 3. Mr. Hawkin- son’s print staff produced the finished copy of the Crimson Crier. 66 Crimson Crier



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“Expression”Is Theme of 1974 Watchtower A yearbook captures a school year for posteri¬ ty. The ups and downs of daily school life are frozen and recorded by pictures and words. The staff of the 1974 Watchtower endeavored to catch these bits and pieces of the year. Meeting at the quiet hour of 8 a.m., the staff gained a headstart on the school day. During this hour, and many other long ones on weekends and after school, the 1974 Watchtower took shape. By making layouts, cropping pictures and always trying to meet deadlines, staff members learned how to express themselves and their school. 68 Watchtower

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