Sterling High School - Blue and Gold Yearbook (Sterling, IL)

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g il' itll' STERLING TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 300. WHITESIDE COUNTY STERLING, ILLINOIS MAY, 1941 M The school fronts east on Fifth Avenue, a red brick structure covering half a city block. Late in the fall of 1896 the present building opened with about twenty pupils. From 1914 to 1918 there was a demand for more room to accommodate the teaching of such subjects as manual training and home economics. Bonds were voted in 1918 and the north addition of our school was built. In 1936 the house formerly occupied by the principal of the high school was remodeled for home economics classes. The frame building to the west was fitted for vocal music and art classes. 2 A 'H' in , l c: nan c U, 5 j l t Q MP' A H . Won't you come in? We'll be glad to show you around our school. I am Steve Sterling, and this is my sister Sally. We're both seniors, so we think we know our way around the building. We're rather crowded here, because our enrollment has increased in recent years. That means there will be plenty for you to see. We'll show you the 609 students busy with the various activities of a normal school day. Some will be in class rooms, others in labratories, and many H the study hall. Also we want you to meet our teachers, and see a bit of our social and athletic 1 e. Left to Right-Mr. Griesser, Mr. Wheeler, Mr. Stager, Mr. Hendricks, Mr. Janssen. fl 4' May we present to you the five members of our board of education. John M. Stager, the president, a graduate of S. H. S. and the University of Michigan, has served on the board for 18 years. W. L. Hendricks, the secretary, graduate of Brown's Business College, also has been a member of the board for several years. A. W. Wheeler, a graduate of S. H. S. and the University of Chicago, was the editor of the Hrst annual at S. H. S. Carl E. Griesser, graduate of Bradley Polytechnical'Institute, and E. T. Janssen, also a graduate of S. H. S. and the University of Illinois, are recent members. These five men meet with Mr. Eades to deal with the problems that come up in the running of a high school. .-if .Roscoe Eades has served Sterling Township High School as superintendent for ten years. As the administrative head of the school, he is a .busy man indeed. However, the amazing thing to students, faculty, and townspeople is that he seems to know every student as an mdividual, and treat him as such. That is why he IS not only principal, but friend as well, to every member of the high school family. It is Assistant Principal U. R. DeVoe whom you see if you have been absent or tardy, and want to be admitted to class. He'll see that you give El good account of yourself before signing his name to that all important admit slip. Mr. DeVoe also teac chemistry and physics. W- M72 f ,fan .-in Miss Wnlber and Miss Rcaver When you step into the ,outer office, you are greeted by Miss Florence Wolber and Miss Marion Reaver. Secretarial and clerical work around the oilice is handled by them and their assistants. Both are alumnae of S. H. S. At the right you see Mr. Eades in a position he frequently assumes. Announcements can be made to any part of the buildings by use of the intercommunication system. Q To Evelyn P. Marsh we affectionately dedicate this book. Students in her English classes have long appreciated the richness of experience which she brings to the study of language and literature. Mrs. Marsh is a native of Sterling. Finishing college at Wheaton, she crossed the,Pacific on her first trip to China. In that country she taught the children of American residents. There her own daughters were born. After the death of her husband, she returned to America, to teach at Wallace School. In her early years here at the high school, Mrs. Marsh taught not only English, but also music and art. She was the first presi- dent of the local Y. W. C. A. The 1941 Blue and Gold recognizes and honors a kindly friend of learning, a cultivated and gracious lady. 5 -hue' Before we go any further let us introduce the people who helped to make this book. Co-editors Mariann Birch and Helen Lea Hansen worked with Adviser Stryker to produce the 1941 Blue and Gold. John Platt was busi- ness manager. wk I The circulation department was handled by Arthur Melville, assisted by Keith Swartley, Clair Book, and John Q. Adams. Here are Marvin MundorH, Vera Long, Dick and Clarence Strock, who have had a in doing the write ups for the book. Zap., R V I, F t t B k-N ma Rollin , Leat ice Landwair Irene Shaible, Frank Birch. Row I I-Russell Coats, Delores Hill, Janieeolilumphlgry, Cgharflgs Calhoun. Rowsl I I-lllfobert Swehlaz Dorothy Stewart, Audrey Cassens, Jerome McKenny, Robert Burke. Row I V-Alice Hoover, Jane Drury, Irene Nesbitt, Claude Cummins. a Miss Harriet Echternach's room is at the south end of the main hall. Here is her fifth period freshman Latin class. Miss Echternach teaches all first year Latin students and also one sopho- more class. The first year students study a general course of Roman history and customs, and Latin composition. Second year Latin students read Caesar's campaigns in Gaul, and write more prose. Miss Echternach has the responsible task of being senior class adviser, and guides the seniors through the, activities of their last year in. high school. .3563 .7 N . V X r' ' wi-,li A ' X Z t V A ,silty if 8 World history classes are taught by Miss Dorothy Ludens. She also has one American history class. Every student in school must have one yearpf American history to graduate. World history is an elective study which is very popular among freshman and sophomore students. Miss Ludens is adviser of the junior class, and supervises all their activities. Z WWW out fi ll -"K Hr' W IS Row I-Bill Hussung, Art Wildman, Clifford Radke. Row I I-Audrey Lahrnan, Helen Gleason, Ilene Linton, Paul Qi-ibbons Evan Barraclough. Row III-Janet Wilger, Arlene Eldred, Janet Gezel, Joanne Stager, Bill Trudo. Row I V-Phyllis Stump Dorothy Bmns, Helen Becker, Vivian Brackman, Howard Dickinson. Row V-John Scheineman, Willard Weaver. 9 Row I-Norma Welker, Lila Mae Ritchey, Glenn Gaumer, Bob Anderson, Bob Hague, Bob Martin, Norval Zigler, Neil Allabaugh. Row I I-Howard Kraft, Dick Breitweiser, Sarajane Scott, Geraldine Des Combes, Elwyn Weckesser, Bill Adams, Dorothy Tretteen, Anita Ebersole, Irene Schneider, Charles Van Gilder. Row I I I-Helen Walker, Mary Alyce Butterfield, LaVonne McNeil, Elwyn Long, Bill Benson, Fern Allen, Geraldine Lange, Orville Wade, Ruth Wright. Row I V-Pat Geer, Harriet Radke, Mae Allen, Lois Stern, Don Wallick, Ed Browne, Marian Welker, Ralph Wade, LaVonne Gettemy. Row V-Doris Allabaugh, Suzie Janssen, Ronnie Eberhardt, John Aper, Jim Wink, Keith Wells, Charles Smoot, Row VI-Ray Lourie, Daryl Long, Velda Dingman, Keith Brown, Irene Melvin, Darda Lubben, Row VII-Carroll Shank, Paul Corbin, Don Thome, Ernst Ricklefs, Jim Seloover. In the study hall you'll find the largest gathering of students. Normally, every person in school has two study periods a day. Some have only one. Miss Elizabeth Joiner is in charge of this assembly. She teaches advanced Latin the rest of the day in her classroom on the second floor. 'll ri f 'i f vf xffa-1 if I A . as na. ' Nl, ff X? ,T A' lo e E52 ligase 905' XE 5 Xf 0 Qld dx 13 'Xl t , E B 1 ev 5 ml Rgjgmis Miss Loretta Browne is librarian. The picture shows a capacity crowd seated around the library tables. The school I library numbers 3500 books, and subscribes to 30 magazines. Students are encouraged to use the library's reference books, and make regular reports in English classes on books selected for individual reading. Table I-Jag Wallace, Russell Daehler, Harry Deets, Vivian Wolf, Marian Schueler. Table II-David Grim, Wayne Shore, Leland Davis, land Kelsey, harles Conrad, Liynn Wildman. Table III-Norma Landis, Dorothy Janssen, Beverly Freisen, Marion Schultz, Ruth, Heilener, tanley Fritz. Table I V-Neal oulds, Dean Dahlgren, Charles Miller, Larry Fenner, Marjorie Andrews, Wayne Andreas. Table V-Bernice essels, Jack O'Hare, Bill McNinch, Charles Burkett, Vina Pollock, Frank Bressler, Burdette Steadman. Table VI-Dick Whitver, Bob Frasier, ud Annilgg Warren Kyger, Jim Ellmaken' Table VII-Leila Leach, Forrest Frank, Clair Schwank, Merrill Church, Ed Reigel, Ernest Ricklefs. Standing- rena Coleman, Dorothy Woodyatt, Ray Mellott. Ronald Koster, Jean Davis, Ellene' Long, Marian Birdsall. R I-H rold Sto , Marion Palmer Doris Overholser Norval Zigler Tom Welton Gerald Wolf Row II Jun Lansford Jean Iglllox, Joalh Killianfnllohn Hunsberger,'LaVern Hoener Keith Smlth Raw I I I Dons Heath Ellen Haskell Gene Harshmaa Fay Ewbank, Gladys Gottel, Janice Little, Merrill Doden Raw IV Janie Bartel Marvin Brewer Arlene Burns Barbara Be Louise Beck, Orla Betts. Social science is taught by Jerome Robbins. He has classes in sociology, civics, economics, occupations, and'American history. He is the teacher in charge of the building after school hours. He also teaches at night school. Two years of social science are required for graduation including one year of American history and one year selected from the above group and world history. This picture shows an American history class in session. 'f'f-sw, v 3 L Cfhf' ' - Yffvgp-K 1 ,, , - fl I X iz Row I--Juanita Woodya.tt,vPhyllis Shannon, Bob Jamison, Patricia Prince. Raw I I-Mariann Birch, Helen Lea Hansen, Bill Haglund Bill Hescher. Row I II-Paul Young, Betty Gehring, John Platt, Jean Beatty. Raw IV-Dorothy Pearson, Andrea gairnekdlviary Andrews, Gertrude Fine. At the Board, Left to Right-Neil Puckett, Bob Broscovak, Bob Griesser, George Reitzel, o n ams. Miss Harriet Schick. Besides teaching French This is a second year French class taught by II and II, Miss Schick teaches typing and English. Two years of French are offered, particularly for junior and senior students. This year there is one section of French I and two sections of French II. Miss Schick teaches typing at night school. X Via ZF V' 4 I, Y Nl "' ' 1 0 WJ, 'I X, if ll vosf W I3 Row I-Mary Belle Jones, Glenn Ellmaker, Orville Hunsberger Lowell Mertz, Bob Fehrenbach. Row I I-Dick Smith, Betty Bealer, Robert Stevens, Daniel Boone Kurt Granzow. Row III-lilwin Duhm, Bill Kohl, Ronald Johnson, Cecil Kaiser, Wesley Bellars. Row I V-Don Coats, Bob dapp. I W4 C-A llf 'AU df ,4 plidflfi Q, iii f if Wg A 1172 1-v i i -sox My .l V ., 1,1 l Jw lzsi wifwlgf. Yr". A I ,:.'.:vE.:xv:1,,i 4 P f u I --QA lr ' 5 i Q iii' o ff- 5 , A Y Cx O .er X N The second semester cxvics class is taugnt by Miss Margaret Birch. This course concerns the organization and functions of the federal, state and city governments, and helps to make better citizens for our American democracy. Miss Birch also teaches junior business, occupations and freshman English. ex ' 0 V 'Q507 , 954+ . , We ik.. JA 'W fi. ', ' ' , j "E- Most freshmen study English under Mrs. Evelyn P. Marsh. The course is divided into ,' , ---. one semester of English composition and one ,,,?,::aag.p: semester of literature. The semester of fresh- ,ten ,. man composition is especially important as it lays the foundation for all advanced work in "' ' ff' -' school. During the literature half, students .- study masterpieces of writing by authors of , different nationalities. l At Map-Forest Olmstead, Dwight Sterenberg. Row I , Front Lo Back-Jean Bressler, Arlene Betts, Jeanette Weaver, Betty Sehmiedebush, Marit Riser, Mary Watson. Row I I-Gladys Dimond, Douglas Ford, Myron Shannon, Cathryn Detweiler, Betti- Jaanne McNeil, Robert Siex. Row I I I-Virginia GeLaz, Ansel Henderson, Howard Moran, Jack Jamison, Margaret Relger, Ray ooster IS' 19,0141 ' g,,,4,,.,... ' 'Clava .LLf-xfo--n..,6:o-....z- a-...J 4,0 Z1 . A-'2""""'9 u gJ""""' , - - - AMMM ,.5 23 ,...,q.L-san. DA fat 4,51 Z..-.:.-r-o-4d"-'- if M'-"QP who Third year English classes this yt-:ir stiicliocli'-"""L4Q English literature, with one quarter spent on composition work. This is a group ot Junior students pushed together into one corner English, and is adviser of the school newspaper -14,14 David Stryker teaches three classes of Juniolyw-4.4.0 and year book. He also directs the vocal music 344, 5 organizations. - ' , ' -G Kiwi' Wm, :I 64... . G ' 01 Mr. Strvkm get-1111 ' 244441 1'0"-42-4 - K9 T' .Aon Ll 5 Q9 ' ,Q G. ' 60 db" ' 4? S'-df'-I Z9-'4..d:,,s1.7. QL,-,Qp -5,44 Zz-A Raw I-Geraldine Shore, Doris Abel, Lillian Bernstein, Gordon Behrens, Jack Chapman, Vir inia Deets, Don Eaglin, Ed Bowers, John Gould. Row I I-Charlotte Carl Irene Boyer, Max-Jory Lange, Bett McCombs, Jacque gterenberg, Bett Truedson, Joanna Prentiss, Elda Robbins, Wayne Friedrichs. Row III-DeVere Leonard, Rogert Woodyatt, Paul Hague, Milford Shuman, Joe Tafolls, Bob Hey, Leland Book, Leon Gould, Paul Johnson. I6 Miss Helen Pasek has five classes of sopho- me W .5 l mores like this one, who spend one semester studying English composition and one semester reading American literature. The composition sections had fun this year writing to famous persons to ask about their favorite hooks when in high school. A unit of magazine study dealt with current literary publications, and acquainted the student with popular periodicals. Raw I-Dorothy Schutt Marian Eade Lorrai M'1 - - . W lf, Ea . 1, y Ile llef, D01'0thy Capp, Jean Wiggins. Row II-D ht M rte , Cl Dgwey hfgrglgssg' gga1?'5hI::Egrflu55egK05t9Y, Gwrge Manon. Row I I l-Tom Bogaard, Bill Taylor, vlgsyols. groo!l:inBi1l 8.132519 ' 111- 'OHM the Wall from Left to Rzght-Jack Freeman, Paul Weyrauch, Nellie Hill, Patricia GeLaz 'Q' I7 LIPLNQ E s I , X if fl 17 Amateur typists bewildered by that blank '7' Z A . Y . l ' J Z 'if?5n1f11,?f 3f,?yESSZi3lXayi1E2SyHZ'EF2l?S ggi? ,QL A lililllstfiilnihl ilgcliiifiilflffliflluljifliiff QA 'Z f . i night school. Both boys and girls register for gf W' these commercial courses, preparing themselves or office work. X, K I I X 3,5 X ' so X N f if, ,f 45,9 Row I-Clarice Hey, Betty Welker, Bill Woodring, Francis Mitchell, Charles Conrad. Row ll-Betty Chamberlin, Virginia Fridley, Virginia. Powell, Ralph Jones, Louaine Allen. Row I I I-Betty Jayne Ague, Maxine Rosenow, Leona Drury, Arlene Wechsler, Bernadene Hurd. Row I V-Margery Kohl, Clara Behrens, Doris Welker, Phyllis Geer, Ruth DeWolf, Franklin Schnoor. Row V- Eileen Corrigan, Leora Jacobs, Ruth Manon, Helen Shaw. Row VI-Flossie Witmer, Julia. Heida. I8 i h ow I-B t V: ll, Betty Benard, Marjorie Dvercash, Lester Jacobs. Roz II-Be l A d J t C M m R w I I I June Bell Doris Linton, Marjorie Hurless, Alene,Smoot. vghzl I ll1:.lzZ.rn'Hglg'lFr1an,a1?eT-ldshdaidg M!! 1 s W opepgyo fi glen Rinker 9 Q 31" t I ' X, I l .1 1. . I .I A 1 i ,i fa 1 c i 'X f ill? , f , ' ' 'gl 1429? ,117- s 'll if ti- gf C ? X 1 if - l . ., X5 SJLMJI- LWL X I iss Peterson Because commercial subjects are so popular, there are three commercial teachers. Miss Helen Peterson teaches this shorthand I class. She also teaches typing and book- keeping and instructs at night school. Commercial courses are elective during the junior and senior year, and many students take advantage of this early training in office work. I9 Pm' Art and vocal music students go to classes in another building affectionately dubbed "The Art Institute." Our artist instructor is Miss Martha Goette. She teaches two sections of art I and one section of advanced art. Besides this, she also instructs several English classes. The class shown here is a beginning art group, engaged in transferring original designs to cloth, to be used as luncheon cloths and napkins. Left to Right-Joyce Meenen, Verbetta Wolf, Betty Jean Portner, Leslie Stern, Darlene Hansen, Francis Miller, Martha Ryan, Jane Stonesifer, Bette Rice. Y N Qi Y . rj! if 4 ls N-gum! L r 'vw' :VI ?.i'f,,,.-1 , 4' K A We tt ' .' . vu. . f ' w Q4 5 , I ,v LL "1 1 , ,,5illi'i': , ,Mae --5:37 20 Kneeling-Grace Kavadas, Georgiana McDonald, Alice Funk. Standing-Shirley Bell, Shirley Gates, Dorothy Miatke, Betty Haak. Center, Kneeling-Betty Hicks, Betty Fadden, Margery Wolf, Darlene Leonard, Dorothy Hoener, Jean Graham. Standing-June Desmond, Shirley McCombs, Gladys Moore, Patricia Buchanan, Leola. Schultz, Marian Novak. YL-'Sli-4-P if! 1 All girls receive their physical education in- struction from Miss Amy Turnell. Freshmen and sophomore girls have two periods a week and juniors and seniors have one hour a week. Here is a sophomore class in tumbling. Fresh- men are required to take one semester of hygiene also under Miss Turnell. This year first and second year girls learned the fundamentals of soccer, tumbling, square dancing, softball, and basketball. . Juniors and seniors participated in tennis, archery, bowling, various individual sports and volley ball. Miss Turnell also coaches the cheer leaders. Zi This is a freshman algebra class. Miss Virginia Weston also teaches geometry. Two years of mathematics are required of all students for graduation. All freshmen take algebra, and geometry is offered in the sophomore year. xx lf! XX If x xx f 'j f X 6 x X NX X l X f XX ,' X,,f 'lMajL,!flviaJf"iu Row I-Janet Swartley, Robert Frazier, Jack Warren, Bill Welton, Ralph Haag, Pauline Ebersole, standing. Row I I-George Finch, LeRoy Mickley, Harold Ratzloff, Donald Dewey, Ted Scheid III, Bill Newcurn, William Thom son. Row I I I-Vera Bley, arnold Ilgan, -Dean Sathoff, Donna Cross, Francis Hussung, Richard Sanner, Marlin LeFevre. Row I V-Shirley Butler, Sarah Burkett, 3.I'l"En 3.VlS. 22 Row I-Zelma Zigler, Ira. Abney, Paulina Baker, Lee Griffith, Jack Foy. Row I I -Carolyn Duprey, Bud Anning, Doretta Redick, Vernon Hinrichs, Kenneth Reitzel. Row I I I-Neal Wick, Wesley Brown, Harry Woodyatt, Macy Barnum. Row I V-Beverly Hoster, Anna Belle Crossland, Elsie Lund. Lu I A ' 5' ZWIZL 1 pl x ' I 754 QQ' S , l I 4? f f an nw- wi rl iv I ! 'I- i f--, ' Agri v9 3 M as 5037 0. ,.. - - f E. E. Small is another of our math teachers. Here is one of his two practical math classes, He also teaches algebra and geometry and instructs night school students. Mr. Small vfras elected president of the Whiteside County Teachers' Association for 1941. In the spring he coaches cross country. Z5 Row IV-Lawrence Mundt, Leon Mulcahey, William Gould, Edmund Bowman, Edward Olds, Warren Ohnen. Row I I- Stanley Williams, Leona Branch Phyllis Miller, Harold Shontz, Robert Watson, Donald Laible. Row I I-Eugene Hilt, Harvey Riser, Lois Harshman, Lois Pfefier, Shirley Fehrenbach, Gene Kelley. Raw I-Angeline Ceruti, Ruth Thielbar. A C M ljlnl .J if llllllllllll I R 1 5 , when explained by Mrs. Marie Davis, one of our math teachers. Mrs. Davis teaches algebra, geometry and advanced math subjects. Three and one-half years of math are offered here, with the advanced courses being given on alternate years. Complicated algebra problems always seem simpler J 2.4 Raw I-Paul Mortenson, Harriett Giddings, Beverly Null, Gloria Waters, Helen Dimond. Row II'-Dean Young, Janet Olinger, Doris Scott, Jean Coats, Wanda Wharfield, Lorraine Wessels. Row I I I-Lorraine Janssen, Gerald Keller, Garnet Kosier, Donzetta Clemann, Wilma Gerken. Row I V-Hazel Sondgeroth, Ellen Megli. AL the Board-Royal Breed, Bill Drury, George Buell. ' lm' ' I. JL., nov-Ss V' 'lf' 2, lkgq-, 4.9. u 5.3,,,UbQ,,,9.' Jw-nun.. wb! .5,BJL9.,r'Yvx.o.w-. 5-10 7 M6 "W iii ei ,.yfl,. 2 ,DMM "L Another member of our English department is Miss Doris Burritt. She has one class each of English II, III and IV, and supervises two assembly periods. She directed the senior play this year with Miss Joiner's assistance and is an adviser of the dramatic club. ZS' f i i f s Zio n ' , ,f pi0f0A QW! af Row I-Herbert Carlton, Clara. Popkins, Dick Ulm, Arthur Melville, Marvin Mundorfi, Donald Knylfger, Roy Kendell, Ellen Jane Wallick, Betty Wright, Alice Burns, Marie Popkins. Row I I-Clair Book, Francis Orlowski, John Gri th, Bob Wolber. Row I I I- Riobert Carlton, Erwin Ridge, Dick Havener, John Woodyatt, Keith Swartlev. Arden Daehler, Clarence Strock, Herman Schmiedebush, Dick Hill, Hamid Steiner. , ,Af I . i and chemistry classes have recitation and lab on alternate days. U. R. DeVoe conducts the recitations. The object of chemistry is to throw a lot of powders and liquids together Without losing part of your anat y. Mr. Terhune is there to see that you do it right Nw 'af ww Physics and chemistry labratory classes are under the super- vision of John Terhune. This is a chemistry class. All physics ,lift ' I W' ' '9 4.6 Mwiii fi ' i ,L " 'rf.:'E" Nlx. lcrhime Z6 Standing-Betty Jane Schuldt, Helen Sisson Arlene Eatinger, Richard Rank, Lorna Witmer. Three Rear Tables-Irene Bushman Doroth Ann Lewis, Loren Maas, Cecil Wade, Merle Andreas, James Coats, Richard Cushman. Two Front Tables-Dorothy Crabb Gloria gaulson, Doris Boyungs, Marvin Saillard, Charles Hendricks, Carl Stutzke. Miss Alma Sherman is one of our natural science teachers. I Here is a biology class. Miss Sherman has four such biology g classes and one advanced'class in zoology. Biology is the study of living things. Miss Sherman is one of the sophomore class advisers. Recitation periods alternate with lab work, in which the students dissect frogs and worms, and make drawings of specimens. X l I -r Q? 'f 2 vnu! Q' A 1 1' v fe' a le. S , zr fs lcv 1 dxf H as Wi E' ig.: s W UA Sw? Boys taking vocational woodshop spend a whole half day at their work, under the guidance of Hugh Whaley. They learn how to make lawn furniture and also turn out many fine pieces of household furniture. Many useful articles here in the building, including all the library furniture and the tables in the typing room have been built in the shop. Woodshop boys do much of the repair work in and around the school. Left to Right-Edwin Hoover, Lyle Hurless, Clarence Smith Foster Stutzke Duaine Hunsberger Charles Eckle Harvey McFa1ls Clarence Sboudt, Howard Hicks, Dean Ruth, Kenneth Chamberlin, John Hurley, Harold Barnumi Harold Wolbler, Bill Schrader: Lloyde Engle- Row I-Jim Reitzel, Bob Reecher, Marvin Harms, Bill Buckingham Row II Leo Meglx Wayne Bauer Rav Orlowski, Kenneth Harms. J. A. Twardock teaches soils and crops, animal husbandry, and farm management. Included in the work are such farm practices as soil testing for both lime and phosphorous, rope work and milk testing. A part of this work is coaching judging teams. These teams include fatstock, dairy, poultry, grain, milk and meat identification. These teams enter into competition at the University of Illinois each year. Mr. Twardock supervises projects and gives advice to the boys on the correct management of their projects. so --.gms e 4-K ?' ii, ,. ,Y l JI H r 4' f ., 4 .- - -5-- ---,,-7-23? Kllss Neff ,Eb " P xl 0 K 'D 15" 'Zi' 'ff 'v 1 I ll ,ll I A4 "Hifi, 1 -'-I lo I x v f X s ,nl -l Ill' T' I , - 1. fr--I f!--' af- 1 --,',, 511: -1-: U. - fx.. - -. , ff. , ' ' Ffa. -:"ff ff' ' '- f, .A 1AqE is , Y ge---fe '- Sewing classes are taught by Miss Edna Neff. The girls learn not only how to do simple sewing but also how to design clothes, follow pattern directions, and care for different kinds of cloth materials. She has a class also in home management, which deals with the problems of creating and maintaining a home. At Table-Dorothy Deets, Beverly Wise, Lucille Hogan, LaVonne Bressler. At Machine--Lois McConnell, Joyce Wright, Florence Stern, Elsie Meier. 3l Asif-.M KI iss SI rzuwli ii If you want to learn how to cook in ten easy lessons come to Miss Viola Strauch, She is our foods instructor and' also taught an adult educational group in the evenings at the high school with Mr. Twardock. This class is shown at work in the completely equipped kitchen in the home economics building. , A ' ' ' Allabaugh June . ' ' ' Bal Do th Hank Lois Stern Anita Winans, Doris 1 McKlein Iniilfzggglslhggttleloglfexi?er'A1YIal'rZ,bl?a201s'IlZrXllga:?sg: Sw2:hhgenr?Dgi1e'1e flafwellv Jang' Fef'-Mon' 52. Several teachers had no classes scheduled the period these pictures were taken, since every member of the faculty has one free period each day. M11 Beridvr QWQX 407 Mr. Bender comes to S. H. S. one day a week for the purpose of giving special string instmction to prospective violinists. The lessons are provided by the school without cost to the students. At Clinton he manages the Bender Music Company. Curt Brandau is one of our American history teachers and also has the important job of coachin the varsity basketball team. He conducts several physical education classes, coaches the tennis squad and assists Ted Scheid with the coaching of the football team. All general science classes are taught by Peter Hoogeveen. General science is a survey course dealing with all branches of natural science and is offered especially for freshmen. Mr. Hoogeveen coaches the golf squad and freshmen football. He also has charge of the visual education here, which means he schedules the many educational sound pictures which are shown to various classes. Your sports commentator at the football games, the man who informs the crowd of the plays and substitutions through his microphone, is this same Mr. Hoogeveen. 33 Ylgfliyffwdglijgf Wm urse MAX ews 0 u 0 en s urn h s t ft ln ' My eneve cessary. Systematic ey and ear s part of her work Nlr, Sch:-id Coach Ted Scheid needs no introduction to athletic fans, who know his record for producing outstanding football and track teams. In ad- dition to coaching and teaching gym classes, Mr. Scheid instructs some social science classes. One of the outstanding personalities on the faculty is our band director, J. J. Richards. He has had a colorful past, having directed the famed Ringling Brother's circus band for several years. He has published over 300 marches, overtures and instrumental solos. Several of these have been performed by our band and . orchestra at various occasions. Miss Rayma Rawson has one class of junior English, and teaches seniors the rest of the day. Four years of English are required. Miss Rawson, chairman of the English department, returned to Sterling this year after a leave of absenc nlffbmwliil - qw? 3+ aw, wwf-nilelm MDM sf' June 1941 is a date long looked forward to by 134 boys and girls-the year of their graduation from high school. These students entered high school four years ago when they were known as "green freshies," or more politely, the class of '41. Their activities that first year amounted mainly to observing the upperclassmen in preparation for their future years. Robert Griesser was elected president of the class that year, John Adams, vice president 3 John Platt, secretary, and Paul Overholser, treasurer. Miss Ludens and Mr. Brandau were the avdisers. Sophomore year this class had its Hrst taste of social activity when they sponsored the "Cherry Tree Twirl," an informal dance given in February. John Adams was president of the class 5 Helen Lea Hansen was vice president, Erwin Ridge was secretary 5 Richard Havener was treasurer. Miss Sherman and Mr. Hoogeveen advised the class, In their third year at S. H. S. the class of '41 plunged into the activities of the school with determination. They won the twenty-live dollar magazine prize this year as they had done in the previous two years. During the fall they sold, candy, drinks, hot dogs, flowers and the like at the football and basketball games. They sponsored one dance after a football game and one after a basketball game. They were able to secure Rev. James Uhlinger to give a series of book reviews for the public as well as the students to make money for the class. In March they sponsored an informal dance and in May they entertained the seniors at a formal prom. Miss Ludens and Mr, DeVoe were class advisers. In their last year at S. H. S. the class of '41 sponsored the Hallowe'en Frolic, the Senior Cotillion in November, a dance after a basketball game and the Starlight Swing in April. Also they gave an all school luncheon in Decem- ber and another luncheon for the students who attended the senior vocational conference held at S. H. S. in April for the seniors of Sterling and surrounding towns. In May the seniors made a trip to Chicago, visiting all the customary places of interest. On May 29 they were entertained by the class of '42 at the annual Prom. Commencement, the culmination of four years of hard work and much pleasure, was held in the first week of June at the stadium. Oflicers for the senior years were Wayne Andreas, presidentg Clair Book, vice president, Clarice lHey, secretary, Dick Hill, treasurer. 55 Maw, Class Vice-President 15 Class President 25 Football 2, 3, 45 Track 1, 2, 3,. 45 French Club 3, President 45 Bowling 4" Latin Club 25 Riile Club 25 "S" Club '1, 2, 3, 45 Annual Board 45 Sr. Hi-Y 45 Hallowe'en Frolic 45 Jr. Flotariargl Il3Iomecoming5 Future Col- eglans u . 421 7'1f- Joliet 1, 25 Baseball 35 Volley Ball 3, 45 Basketball 45 Archery 35 G. A. A. 3, 45 Twirler 35 Jr.-Sr. Prom5 Hallowe'en Frolic5 Jr. Dance, Chairman5 Candy Committee5 Homecoming5 Sr. Hi-Tri 3, Treasurer 45 Sr. Play Crew. Latin Club 2, 35 Debate Club 15 Science Club 15 Script Staff 15 Glee Club 15 Jr.-Sr. Prom5 Hallowe'en Frolic5 Sr. Hi-Tri 45 Sr. Cotillion, Co- Chairman5 Sophomore Danceg Jr. Dance 5 Jr. Book Review5 Candy Com- mittee5 Sr. Luncheon5 Class Vice- President 3. Y Football 1, 2, 3, 45 Track 3 45 Dramatic Club 3, 45 Bowling 3, Cap- tain 45 Science Club 25 HS" lub 3, 45 Intramural Basketball 2, 35 Sr. Play Cast5 Jr.-Sr. Prom King5 Hallowe'en Frolic5 Jr. Rotarian5 Candy Com- mittee5 Homecoming5 Jr. Hi-Y 25 Sr. Hi-Y 3, Secretary 45 Classy Chef 45 Sr. Luncl1eon5 Class President 4. OW-M? Baseball 25 Volley Ball 3, 45 Bowling Club 45 Debate Club 1' Latin Club 2, 3, Science Club 2,45 G. A. A. 3,45 Sr. Play Crew5 Jr.-Sr. Prom Queen5 Hal1owe'en Frolic5 Sr. Cotillion' Ring Committee, Chairman5 Jr. Dance5 Candy Cornmittee5 Sr. Hi-Tri 45 Sophomore Dance. 36 ,.f"'4fQ',vcQ ,QQ Baseball 2, 35 Volley Ball 3, 4' Archery 2, 35 Basketball 1, 2, 3, 45 Dramatic Club 45 French Club 3, 45 Debate 1, 25 Home Ec. Club 15 Science Club 25 Script Staff 1, 25 G. A. A. 2, 3, 45 Glee Club 1,' 2, 45 Robed Choir 45 Sr. Play Cast5 Jr.-Sr. Prom5 Sr. Cotil- lion5 Hallowe'en Frolic5 Jr. Book Re- view5 Candy Committee5 .1r.'.Dance5 Sophomore Da.nce5 Sr. Luncheon5 Pep Club 25 Jr. Hi-Tri 2,- Sc retary- Treasurer5 Sr. Hi-Tri 3, S retary- T easur 5 Baseball 35 Volle Ball 2, 35 Archery 1, 2, 35 Bowling Club 25 G, A. A. 2, 35 Orchestra 15 Glee Club 1, 2, 35 Robed Choir 25 Senior Luncheon. ,652-M. Hahn, Basketball 2, 35 Baseball 2, 35 Archerg 3, 45 Volley Ball 35 Dramatic Clu 3, 45 Latin Club 25 Home Ec. Club 15 Script Staff 1, 25 G. A. A. 2, 3, 45 Glee Club 1, 25 Senior Play Cast5 Hallowe'en Frolic5 Sr. Hi-Tri 3, 45 Sr. Luncheon. ?sgMJ,.. Dramatic Club 2, 3, Secretary 45 French Club 45 Treasurer 35 Debate 15 Latin Club 2, 3, President 45 Annual Board Co-Editor5 G. A. A, 3, 45 Glee Club 1, 2, Robed choir 1, 2, 3, President 45 Sr. Play Crew, Produc- tion Manager5 Jr.-Sr. Prom, Co- Chairman5 Sr. Hi-Tri 45 Jr. Book Review5 Candy Committee. 46.-.-,L Football 1, 2, 3, 45 Track 1, 2, 3, 45 Dramatic Club 45 Bowling 45 Latin Club 25 Intramural Basketball 1, 2, 35 "S" Club 2, 3, 45 Band 1, 2, 3, Pl'9Bi- dent 45 Sr. Play Crew, Property Manager5 Hal1owe'en Frolic5 Jr. Rn- tarian5 Candy Committee' Jr. Hi-Y 1, President 25 Sr. Hi-Y Secretary 3, President 45 Sr. Luncheon5 Class ice- President 45 Classy Chefs 4. 'joey-2.1 7?-5105 Football 15 Track 1, 2, 3, 45 Basket- ball 15 Cross Country 2, 35 Intramural Basketball 2, 35 Science Club 2, 35 "S" Club 1, 2, 3, 45 Sophomore Danceg Jr. Hi-Y 1. X- Football 1, 2, 45 Track 1, 2, 35 Basket- ball 15 Bowling 45 Intramural Basket- ball 2, 3' Science Club 2, 35 Cage Club 3, 'fax' curb 2, 3, 4, sr. Cotillion5 Jr. Rotarian5 Jr. Hi-Y 1, 25 Hi-Y 3, 45 Sr. Luncheon. 'W ,esta BaseballT'fVolley lll 2- Basket Glee Club 1 2 3 4' Robed Choir 3 4 Junior-Senior Pro ' Senior Luncheon. ,9,,z,ll7..e1g . if C5---4 -G 119.11 1, 25,L:fitin Club 5 ci. 21. A. 22 A21:l,X.l s Bowling Club 35 Home Ec. Club 1, 2, Treasurer 35 G. A. A. 3, 45 Gtlee Club Ai1Ijlo Elic. Z 1? Z, fm? Football 15 Track 35 Latin Club 25 Annual Board5 Tennis 25 Intramural Basketball 2, 3, 45 Science Club 1, 2, 35 Jr. Hi-Y 1, 25 Sr. Hi-Y 45 Sr. Play Crew5 Jr.-Sr. Prom5 Sr. Cotillion, Co- Cha.irman5 Jr. Dance, Co-Chairman: Sr. Lunchecn5 Candy CommitteeFuture Coll.g' n Cl bi B' C ' . Haiioflgn Eli-oliczovs 0"k"'g Club' fgwf 07 ' GP French Club 3, 45 Latin Club 25 Science Club 15 G. A. A. 15 Junior Book Review5 Sr. Luncheon. Dramatic Club 45 Bowling 45 Tennis 1, 2, 3, 45 Intramural Basketball 1, 25 Science Club 35 "S" Club 3, 45 Band 2, 3, 45 Orchestra 1, 2, 3, Vice-Presi- dent 45 Senior Play Crew5 Hallowe'en Frolic. 2. A va Dramatic Club 3, 45 Archerg 35 French 3, 45 Latin Club 25 Home c. Club 25 Science Club 15 Script Stali 2, Feature Editor 3, Co-Editor 45 Glee Club 1, 25 Robed Choir 45 Sr. Play Cast5 Jr.-Sr. Prom5 Hallowe'en Frolic5 Sophomore Dance5 Jn Dance5 Sr. Hi-Tri 3, 45 Annual Board. 4301144 04" Volley Ball 35 Archery 2, 35 Bowling Club 45 Science Club 1, 25 G, A. A. 45 Glee Club 15 .Ir.-Sr. Prom5 Sophomore D:mce5 Hallov1'e'e1y1.E'olle5 Sr. Cotil- lion5 Jr. nce Csndy C0mmittee5 Q Hornexiqmi zu Collegians Club. X b ef' K" Q00 XVZ 5 ul' 0' KI" 'fb U' hckbx xlX s1'Q,'L,m ff' ufgfwww Volley Ball 15 Archery 15 Basketball 25 Home Ee. Club 2, 35 Science Club 1, 2, 35 G. A. A. 15 Jr. Hi-Tri 15 Sr. Hi-Tri 3. 57 1,221 f -W Baseball 2 3, 4, Basketball 2, 3, 4, Bowling Club 2, 3, 4, Tennis 4, Archery 2, 3, 4, Volley Ball 2 3, 4, Home Ec. Club 1, 2, 3, 4' Science Club 2, G. A. A. 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 1, 2, Hal1owe'en Frolic, Jr. Dance, Jr. Hi-Tri 1, 2, Sr. Hi-Tri 3, Secretary 4. Science Club 2, 3, Latin Club 2, 3, 4. Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4, Latin Club 2' Annual Board, Intramural Basketbal 1, 4, Science Club 2, 3, Script Stall' 1, 2, Senior Play Crew, Junior-Senior Prom, Jr. Dance, Future Collegians Club, Jr. Rotatian. if l 0920021 4 38 f Mimi., Sgislringheld High School, Springfield, O io l, 2, 3, Senior Play Crew, Senior Hi-Tri 4. Rock Falls High School, 1, 2, 3, Volley Ball 4, Dramatic Club 4, G. A. A. 4, Senior Hi-Tri 4. Baseball 2, 3, 4, Volley Ball 2, 3, 4, Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Archery 2, 3 4, Bowling Club 2, 3, 4, Science Club 1, 2, 3, G. A. A. 2, 3, 4. High Sch 1, Senior X, N .4 , N A 'Q Football 2, 3, Track 1, 2, , Intra- mural Baeketball 1, 2, 3, Junior Dance. ix, , all AAA.: 4.-Ar VI!- Baseball 2, 3, 4, Volleg Ball 2, 3, 4, Basketball 3, 4, Arc ery 2, 3, 4, Bowling Club 3, 4, Dramatic Club 4, Latin Club 2' Home Ee. Club 1, Treasurer 2, Vlice-President 4, G. A. A. 2, 3, 4, Sr. Play Cast, Ha1lowe'en Frolicg Sr. Hi-Tri 4, Homecoming, Sr. Luncheon, Co-Chairman. Football 2, 3, 4, Track 1, 2, 3, 4, Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Cage Club 1, Tennis 1, 2, 3, 4, Science Club 2, 3, "S" Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Band 1, 2, Senior Hi-Y 3, 4. BJQ5 Golf 4, Bowling 3, 4, Ha1lowe'en Frolic, Junior Rotarian. 5,0134 24026 Cross filed vw, Jvwigwfvffg N Archery 4, Bowlin Club 4, Home Ec. Club 2' G. A. 4, Junior-Senior Prom, lJIallowe'en Frolic. 1 I Latin Club 2, Home Ec. Club 1, Science Club 2, Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Ha.llowe'en Frolic, Senior Hi-Tri 4, Invitation Committee Chairman. gf?-3 Archery 3, Dramatic Club 2, French Club 3, 4, Debate Club 1, 2, Latin Club 2, Home Ec. Club 1, Science Club 3, Script Stall 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 1, 2, 4, Robed Choir 1, 2 4, Sr. Play Crew, Jr.-Sr. Prom' f-Ial- lowe'en Frolic, Sophomore Dance, Jr, Dance, Jr. Hi-Tri 2, Sr. Hi-Tri 3, 4' Ring Committee, Jr. Book Review, Candy Committee, Sr. Luncheon Co- Clmirman, Pep Club 2. 33,22 Home Ec. Club 1, 2. Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4, Volley Ball 1, 2, 3, 43, li3askitbal1C1,12, 3, 4, Archery 1, ' cw' u12,3,4'H nic. Club zfgeience Club 1, d. Ain: 1, 2, 3, President 4, Senior Hi-Tri 3. .LU,vv1xfx:fl-U 6 Mem fbi' Dgfbwwf ,Z yffwcab Volley Ball 2, 3, 4, Archery 2, 3, 4 Basketball 2, 3, Bowling Club 4 Home Ec. Club 2, 3, 4, G. A. A. 3, 4, Junior Hi-Tri 2, Senior Hi-Tri 3, 4. WW Bowling 3, 4, Science Club 2, 3 Hallowe'en Frolic, Junior-Senior Prom Sophomore Dance, Junior Rotarian Candy Committee, Jr. Hi-Y 1, Srl Hi-Y 3, 4, Junior Dance. All Football 1, 2, 3, 4, Track 1, 2, 3, 4 Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Golf 2, 3, 4 French Club 3, 4, Latin Club 2 Science Club 1, 3, US" Club 1, 2, 3, 4 Jr.-Sr. Prom, Sophomore Dance, Srl Cotillion, Hallowe'en Frolic, Jr. Ro- tarian, Homecoming' Jr. Hi-Y 1, 2 sr. Hi-Y 3, 4, Class President 1. Football 1, 2, Track 1, 3, 4, Basketball 1, 2, Ice Hockey 2, 3, 4, Intramural Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Latin Club 2, Rifle Club 1, 2, Annual Board, Science Club 1, 2, 3, Script Staff 1, Sr. Play Crew, Jr.-Sr. Prom, Hallowe'en Frolic, Jr. Dance, Invitation Committee, Jr. Hi-Y 1, 2, Sr. Hi-Y 3, 4, Sr. Luncheon. 1.101.111 oo- X. I H' . 1 2 i , -.Sf , , JI rw pf 1. if , wtf I X Qi, 40 1 ,f fl.-J!,.,,,J. Football 3, 4, Track 1, 2, 3, Basketball 2, Cage Club 2, Tennis 1, 2, Intra- murl B like l 1, 4, "S" lub 3, 4 gr' 1 fwf' l Football 1, Bowling 3, 4, Tennis 1, 2, 3, 4, Debate Club 1, 2, Dramatic Club 4, French Club 3, 4, Latin Club 2, Script Stafl' 1, 2, 4, City Editor 3, "S" Club 2, 3, 4, Sr. Play Crew, Jr.-Sr. Prom, Hallowe'en Frolic, Sr. Cotillion, Sophomore Dance, Jr. Dance, Candy Committee, Home- coming, Co-Chairman' Sr. Luncheon, Jr. Hi-Y 1, 2, Sr. I-Ii-Y 3, 4, Boys Cooking Club, Science Club 3: Rifle Club 3. jfafaxid French Club 3, 4, Debate Club 1, Latin Club 2, 3, 4, Science Club 1, Script Staff 1, 2, 4, Copy Editor 3, Annual Board Co-Editor, Glee Club 1, 2, Sr. Play Crew, Hallowe'en Frolic, Sr. Cotillion, Jr.-Sr. Prom, Sophomore Dance Chairman, Jr. Dance, Jr. Book Review, Jr. Hi-Tri Secretary 1' Sr. Hi-Tri 3, 4, Future gollegians Club, Class Vice-President F. F. A. 1, 2, 4, Secretary 3, Rural Hi-Y 2, 3. I Intramural Basketball 1, Dramatic Club 4, Science Club l, 2, Sr. Play Cast, Hal1owe'en Frolic, Sr. Cotillion, Sophomore Dance, Jr. Dance, Ring Committee, Class Treasurer 2, Presi- dent 3, Classy Chefs. af' ff-'ME gy MIC fu' Youngstown, Ohio 1, Football 3, 4, Track 2, 3, 4, French 3, 4, Intramural Basketball 2, 3, 4, Science Club 2, 3, "S" Club 4. Volley Ball 3, Basketball 3, 4, Dra- matic Club 4, Science Club 2, G. A. A. 3, 4, Senior Play Cast, Junior-Senior Prom, Ring C mi ee, Candy- Com- mittee, Senior i,- ri resident 4, Class Secreta will af W Bowling ,Club 4, Intramural Basket- ball 1,' 2, 3, 4, Dramatic Club 3, 4, Bird Club 1, Latin Club 2, Science Club 1, 3, Sr. Play Cast, Hallowe'en Frolic, Jr. Rotarian, Ring Committee, Candy Committee, Co-Chairman, Sr. Hi-Y 4, Class Treasurer 4. MM 0 Football 1, 2, Track 1, 2, 4, Basketball 1, 2, Bowling 3, 4, Science Club 1, Script Stall 3, 4, Annual Board, F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Band 1, 2, 3, Sr. Play Crew, Jr.-Sr. Prom, Jr. Dance, Rural Hi-Y 1, 2, Hallowe'en Frolic, Sr. Cotillion, Jr. Rotariztn, Homecoming, Sr. Luncheon. h . Football 1, 2, 3, Captain 4, Track 1, 2, 3, Basketball 1, 2, 3 4, Golf 1, 2, 3, 4, nine Club 2, Hs" Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Science Club 2, Hallowe'en Frolic' Junior Rutarian. Z , Baseball 1' Volley Ball 1, Basketball 1, Home lic. Club 1, Glee Club 1, Annual Board. Baseball 2, 3' Volley Ball 2, Basket- ball 1, 2, 3, Archery 3, 4, Latin Club 2, Home Ec. Club 1, 2, Science Club 3, G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 1, 2, Robed Choir 4, Jr.-Sr. Prom, Hal- lowe'en Frolic, Sr. Hi-Tri 4, Jr. Book Review. Home Ec. Club 2, Science Club 1, Annual Board, Glee Club 1, 2, Senior Luncheon. F. F. A. 1, 4, Secretary 2, President 3, Rural Hi-Y 2, 3, Senior Hi-Y 4. 4-I 306- 30--M-N Football 1, Tennis 3, 4, Intramural Basketball 3, 4, Debate Club 1, 2, Secretary 3, Latin Club 2, Science Club 1, 3' Script Staff 3' French Club 3, 4, Dramatic Club 3' 'Ireasurer 4, Sr. Play Cast, Jr.-Sr. Brom, Hal- lowe'en Frolic , Jr. Dance , Jr. Rotarian, Candy Committee, Sophomore Dance. Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4, Vo ey Ball 1, 2, 3, 4, Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Archer 1, 2, 3, 4, Home Ec. Club 1, Science Club 1, G. A. 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 1, 2, Bowl- ing . gal? 31 45 Intramural Basketball .LJ Bowling Cl b 4' Intramural Basket- bsu 1, 2, 3, Jr. I-Ii-Y 2, cage Club 2. e.f.cQ7f'-aw Intgamural Basketball 1, Jr. Hi-Y 42 ,lhfailfff-ZZH' Football 1, 2, 3, 4, Track 3, Golf 2, Bowling 4, Intramural Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Rifle Club 2, Cage Club 2, "S" Club 4, Band 1, 2, 3, 4' Orchestra 2, Senior Play Crew, Jr. iii-Y 1, 2, Jr. Riotarian. Football 1, Intramural Basketball 3, 4. Baseball 3, 4, Volley Ball 3, 4, Latin Club 2, Tennis Manager 4, Science Club 1, 2, 3, G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, Jr.-Sr. Prom, Cand Committee, Home- coming' Jr. Ili-Tri 1, President 2, Sr. Hi-'I'ri 4, Vice-President 3. 44,44 Baseball 3, Home Ec. Club 2, Science Club 1, 2, 3, Script Stal? 1. 55,5133 Football 1, 2, 3, Track 1, Latin Club 2, Science Club 3, Band 1, 2, 4, Presi- dent 3, Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 3, 4' Robed Choir 3, 4, Sr. Cotillion, Finance Committee, Sovgho- more Dance, Jr. Dance, Jr. H1- 2, Sr. Hi-Y 3, Tennis 1, Intramural Basketball 1. ? Home Ec. Club 25 G. A. A. 35 Glee Club 25 gaudy Committee: Volley Ball 35 Archery 3, 45 Bowling Club 45 Latin Club 25 Science Club 15 G. A, A, 3, 45 Glee Club 1, 2, 45 Rnbed Choir 1, 2, 45 Twirler 2, 35 Jr.-Sr. Prom5 Sophomore Dance5 Jr. Dance, E0-Chairman 5 Sr. Luncheon 5 Sr. Cotil- on. ,5b4! Latin Club 25 Annual Bom-d5 Science Club 35 Glee Club 1, 25 Robed Choir 25 Ha11owe'en Frolic. M ,206651 . Dramatic Club 45 Science Club 25 Senior Play Crew. Cross Country 25 Annual Boardg Intramural Basketball 15 Science Club 1, 2, 35 Band 1, 2, 3, 45 Sophomore Dance5 Sr. Cotil1ion5 Jr. Dance 5 Candy Committee5 Invitation Committeeg Sr. Luncheon5 Jr. Rotarian. f - 'f'!f":wffQW'4'4J JW aff umm, ' Intramural Basketball 15 Science Club 1, 2, a. ff.-lm MM Intramural Basketball 45 Science Club 2 45 Annual Boa.rd5 Rural Hi-Y 45 I-fallowe'E1Le1?1'ohc5 Sophomore Da.nce5 Classy s 4. 2412220 Walnut High School 15 Track 2, 3 4' Basketball 2, ag Intramural Basketball 45 Cage Club 2, 35 "S" Club 2, 3, 4. 45 DMM- f""e'Z,bf'7 MMLWQM I Home Ec. Club 1, 2, Science Club 1, Annual Board, Glee Club 1' Hal- lowe'en Frolic, Jr.-Sr. Prom, Sr. Hi- Tri 4, Invitation Committee, Sr. Luncheon. Skin.,-. Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4, Volley Ball 2, 3, 4, Basketball 1, '2, 3, 4, Archery 3, 4, Bowling Club 2, 3, 4, Latin Club 2, Science Club 1, 3, G. A. A, 2, 4, Treasurer 3, Sophomore Dance, Jr. Dance, Invitation Committee, Home- coming, Co-Chairman. -f Track 2, Bowling Club 4, Intramural Iliiiasgtcvetball 1, 2, F. F. A. 2, 3, 4, Rural i- 3. EWJ Football 1, 2, Track 1, 3, 4, Basket- ball 1, 2, Ice Hockey 1, 2, 3, 4, Irma- mural Basketball 3, 4, Science Club 1, Hallowe'en Frolic, Jr. Dance, Class Treasurer 1, Bowling Club 4. . r m -Rock Falls High School 1, 2, 3, Basket- ' ball 4, Tennis 4, Dramatic Club 4, G. A. A. 4, Sr. Play Cast, Sr. Hi-Tri 4, Sr. Luncheon. -'H' 4Q,,,e6,OJ Club 3, 4, French Club 3, 4, 2' Science Club 1, Script 1' Sr. Play Crew, Hal- Sr Cotillion' Sr. Hi- , Future Collegians 22 -1'-H Football 1, 2, 3, 4, Track 3, Basket- ball, manager 3, 4, Intramural Basket- ball 2, Debate Club 4, Latin Club 2, Science Club 3, Script 1, 2, 3, 4' Dra- matic Club 3, Vice-President 4' French Club 3, 4, Annual Board, "S" Club 3, 4' Sr. Play Cast, Jr.-Sr. Prom, Co-Chairman, Sophomore Dance, Jr. Rotarian, Invitation Committee, Homecoming, Sr. Luncheon, Class Secretary 1, Hal1owe'en Frolic. f, Volley Ball 3, Dramatic Club 4, Sr. Play Cast, Hal1owe'en Frolic, Candy Eongmgtee, Finance Committee, G QALJMJQ q ,fm iliifif- W 6' '0?'f4P-I Basketball 3, Archery , Dre-milf-IG Club 3, Science 1, , 33 G- A- A- 3, 49 Jr . Pro , ore Dance? Candy i ' . L cheou, I m be .fiiaef o-I W fe? Football 4, Track 2, 3, 4, Basketball 4, Intramural Basketball 1, 2, 3, Science Club 1, 2, 3, French Club 3, 4, ffsf' Club 4, F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Rural Hi-Y 1, 2, 3' Sr. Play Crew, Hallowe'en Frolic, Meat and Dairy Judging Team 3. fzwwi Football 1, 2, 3, 4, Track 1, 2, 3, 4, Basketball 1, 2, 3' Captain 4, Latin Club 2, Science Club 1, "S" Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Hallowe'en Frolic, Jr. Rotarian, Homecoming, Sr. Hi-Y 3, 4, Class Secretary 2. Iq,,1a.., Walnut High School. 1, Sheffield High School 2, Latin Club ' 3, Senior Luncheon. Football 1, 2, Basketball Manager 3, Intramural Basketball 2. I fum! F Track 4, Cross Country 1, 2, Tennis 1, 2, Intramural Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Homecoming, Jr. Hi-Y 1, 2. an Bowling Club 4, Intramural Basket- ball 1, 2, Science Club 1, ,3, Juniob W- Senior Prom,' tin Cllxvfjlk- YM ,1 A8 Ml' NN ' W9 f ff' :T 'W X, r -V 1 . , rr., A4 E , ',,0-1 i 'Q E Q, VN 1 ,L . - 4 , 'I . V1 Y , ,wsylf l I lg 4 f . 65 K :Ji fi Baseball 2, 3, Volley Ball 1, 2, 3, 4, Basketball 1, 2, 3, Archery 4, Dramatic Club 4, Latin Club 2, 3, Tennis 4, Science Club 2, Home Ee. Club 1, Script Staff 2, G. A. A. 2, 3, 4, Band 1, 2, 3, 4' Orchestra 1, 2, Sr.. Play Crew, Jr.-Sr. Prom, Sr. Hi-Trl 3, 4, Sophomore Dance, Jr. Dance, Jr. Book Review, Homecoming, Future Collegians. aj ,aw L T ' . High School 1, 2' Latin Clll,bm4,llSenior Play Crew,,Sen1or Cotillion, Senior Hi-Tri 4, Senior Luncheon, Hallowe'en Frolic. Q Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4, French Club 3, 4, Home Ec. Club 1, 2, Secretary 4, Science Club 1, Script Stal? 2' Band 1, 4, Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee 61111, 1, Twirler 2, 3, Sr. Play Cast, Jr.-Sr. Prom, Hallowe'en Frolic, Jr. Hi-Tri 1, 2, Sr. Cotillion, Future Collegians, Sophomore Dance. C - ,l4.f.uJ Baskezall 1, 2,2 Archery 1, 2, Ball 1, 2, Bowling 2, 3' Latin Clu , Hcmc Ec. cicb 1, 2, Science Cl - 6 G. A. A. 1, 2, 3' Glee Clu Robecl Choir 4, I-Iallowe'en Invitation Committee, Baseball 3. 45 ll ll M Football Manager 1, 25 Basketball Manager 1, 25 Dramatic Club 45 Bowling 45 Debate I5 Rifle Club 1, 25 Annual Board5 Tennis 1, 25 Intramural Basketball 1, 2, 35 Science Club 2, 35 Script Staff 1, 2, 3, 45 Jr. Hi-Y 1, 25 Hallowe'en Frolic5 So homore Dance5 Jr. Dance5 Jr. Book Review, q "" ' -i a - Football 1, 2, 3, 45 Track 1. 2, 3. 45 Bowling 4: Intramural Basketball l,, 2. 3, 45 Science Club 2, 3: Script SWE 3, "S" Club 2, 3, 45 Band 1. 2. 31 45 Hallowe'en Frqlic5Homecoming5 4eMM4Jf"w Science Club 1, 2, 35 G. A. A. 15 Girl Reserves, Qffumdmm, Football 1, 2, 3, 45 Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4' Track 1, 2, 3, 45 Cage Club 25 Glolf 25 "S" Club 2, 3, 45 Hallowe'en Frolic5 Sr. Hi-Y 45 Jr. Rotarian. ilwuilllwn Latin Club 2' Intramural Basketball 3, Ca tain 45 F. A. 2, 3, Secretary 45 Ruralplfli-Y 35 Hallowe'en Frolic. new MJ 4- 'K GL Rifle Club 25 Science Club 35 Junior gl5Dance5 Junior Hi-Y 15 Senior Hi-Y , 4. libel Bowling 45 Latin Club 25 Script Staff 3, 4, F. F. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, Band 1 2, 3, 45 Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 45 Rural I-li-Y 2, 35 Hallowe'en Frolic5 Sopho- more Dance5 Jr. Dance5 Jr. R,ota.rian5 F. F. A. Basketball Manager 35 Milk Judging Team 2. MMM- WMV fuffzzqiv Intramural Basketball 1, 25 Junior Hi-Y 1. Qs-5 Football 2, 35 Track 35 Tennis 45 Intramural Basketball 3, Captain 45 Dramatic Club 3 President 45 Debate 45 Latin Club 25 Science Club 35 Script Staff 45 Sr. Play Cast' Jr.-Sr. Promg Hal1owe'en Frolic Cl1airman5 Jr. Dance5 Candy Committee5 Jr. Ro- tarian5 Jr. Hi-Y 2' Sr. Hi-Y 45 Sr. Luncheong Classy Chefs 4. French Club 3, 4' Latin Club 25 Home Ec. Club 1' Science Club 2, 35 Band 1, 2, 3, 45 Crchestra 1, 2' Glee Club 1, s, 4, President 2, imma Choir 1, 2, 3 Vice-President 45 Sr. Hi-Tri 35 Sr. Luncheon. 5566 Football 3, 4, Track 3, 4, Intramural Basketball 2. 3, 4, Senior Luncheon. I fgfamfia, Science Club 1, 3, Band 1, Hallowe'en Frolic, Junior Dance, Finance Com- mittee. g',,,e.,,.Q..M9+.,eZeb6 Baseball 2, 3, 4, Volley Ball 2, 3, 4, Basketball 2, 3, Archery 3, 4, Bowling 3, 4, Latin Club 2, Annual Board, Horse Ec.SCgxbl 1C2,AScXenge gluib 3'criptta'...,,, Gvlee Club 2' Twilrler 3, Jr.-Sr. Prom, Hal1owe'en Ilrolic, Homecoming. Volley Ball 1, Basketball 1, Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4, Latin Club 2, Science Club 1, Senior Play Crew, Junior Dance, nior Hi-Tri 3, 4. J car , -1 g,,,,,A,-rAMo4f .agfiif 5,132 'WW -4"f7!dtf1."',f,0.ff1. 4 ! ia fL.2.1,w vu , mf ZW' I za Home Ec. Club 1, 2, 3, Science Club 1, Glee Club 2, 4, Senior Hi-Tri 4. -,'2,,,4.,.,4!.Lz:,.MJ Home Ec. Club 1, 2, 3, Science Club 1, Glse Club 4. 45+ - Cage Club 2, Intrztmurz1.l Basketball 2, Science Club 3, Senior Hi-Y 3. ,wee ,,,,,Q6iMM'55ar ,JMWWW may Football 1, 3, 4, Track 1, 2, 3, 4, Basketball 2, 3, 4, Cross Country 2, Intramural Basketball 1, Science Club 2, 3, HS" Club 2, 3, 4, F. F. A. 2, 3, Sr, Hi-Y 4, Jr. Rotarian, Jr. Dance, Homecoming committee. ' x Polo High School 1, oy's Glee Club 2, Robed Choir 3, 4, Intramural Basketball 3, Candy Committee. IWW, Football 1, 2, 3, 4, Track 1, 2, 3 4, Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4, Science Club 2, 3, "S" Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Ha.lIowe'en Frolic, Junior Rotarian, Homecoming, Senior Hi-Y 4. 48 Baseball 2, 3, 4, Volley Ball 1, 2, 3, Basketball 1, 2, 3, French Club 3, 4, Latin Club 2, Home Ee. Club 1, 2, Science Club 3, G. A. A. 2, 3, 4, Candy Committee, Homecoming, Pep Club. MJQWMQ45 Rock Falls High School 1, 2, 3, Vollely Ball 4, Bowling 4, G. A. A. 4, Ha- lowe'en Frolic, Senior Hi-Tri 4. Football 1, Boxing 3, Cage!Club 2, Hal1owe'en Frolic, Junior Dance. V . i,' t,Ci,0.f44f H111-f0Lf l .lg HBA -MAA - LAMJAQ fvvz,4,44A ISO-an 'spam V 7 Bowling 4' Intramural Basketball 1, 2, Latin Club 2- French Club 3, 4, Bird Club 1, Science Club 1, a, Script Stan' 3, Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Or- chestra 1, 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 1, 2, Robed Choir 1, 2, Jr. Rotarian, Jr. Hi-Y 1, 2, sr. Hi-Y 3, 4. U V414 Intramural Basketball 1, 2, Rifle Club 2, Script Stall' 2, Senior Cotilllon, Homecoming, Jr. Hi-Y 1, 2, Sr. Hi-Y 3, 4. nfl! Je W I O i f Q ZWQ WW ,fx FRESHMAN President.. ,,.. ,. .. .. .. ,..., .Donald Dewey Vice President .. ,.,,,, .. . ,,,,,,,,,,,,. Jack Jamison Secretary ,...,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,, ,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,, D 0 r othy Stewart Treasurer ,,,.,,,, ...Donna Yeck and Lynn Wildman SOPHOMORE - President... ................ ....... .........., l J orothy Hoener Vice President .....,... .......,.. N Ierrill Church Secretary .............. .......... K eith Brown Treasurer ......... ......... S hirley Gates Cfa, .vs OAL 'C.0!?-S' Secretary ..,....., Treasurer ..... .. President .......... Vice President. Secretary .... Treasurer. ......, . President. .......... ...., A Vice President ......... JUNIOR Wayne Friedrichs .........Lawrence Fenner SENIOR ......,....Jean Hoffman .,.........Jean Beatty ..........Wayne Andreas .............,,Clair Book ..........Clarice Hey .Dick Hill i 49 Gif? f Q Q f A I 41, IM fl Q! Fha' W ,, f Xml' x , Q, el, X. ,tr J '5 J' 9 ! ' QM ' A A A 425,13 Z " ,"" ' 7:12. if vf ' i. 1 ,,f' lz if , 2 V W, L,,L W iw A 3, Q A Mg, 'fr P1 .ft ' gf Q! g QE, 9,43 an UQ Q is 2 41-,fi 1 !V1"?4 me f ,qfltfef 0,8 These are our cheerleaders. On top are Betty McCoInbs, Vivian Wolf, and Beverly Anderson, the senior cheer- leaders. As they are juniors in school, they will be active for another year. Below are the junior cheerleaders, all freshmen: Arlene Betts, Harriet Radke, and Lula Myers. All these girls were elected to their positions by the student body when they tried out with several other contestants before a general assem- bly at the beginning of the year, In this way the students are able to pick whom they wish to represent them as yell leaders. How 1-Neil Puckett, Earl Nelson, Norval Zigler, Harvey Riser, Harry Woodyatt, Charles Miller, Dean Dahlgren, Leon Gould, John Gould, DeVere Leonard, Larry Fenner. Row II-Mr. Brandau, John Woodyatt, Bob Wolf, Elwin Duhm, Gerald Keller, Erwin Ridge, Clair Book, Ernie Hubbart, George Buell, Burdette Steadman, Wayne Andreas, Bob Griesser, John Adams, William Thomlgson. Row III-Edwin Browne, Jack Foy, Wayne Friedrichs, Orville Hunsberger, John Platt, Bill Hescher, Kenny- Hunsbeiger, lwin Hank, George Reitzel, Milford Shuman, William Woodyatt, Jim Lansford, Robert Hults, Richard Fluck, Charles Wiker, r. Scheid. I J or 1940 Football Season Sept. 13-Sterling .....,.,, ,......,, 1 8 Rock Falls , Sept 20-Sterling 34 Morrison ..... Sept. 27-Sterling 14 Mendota ..... Oct. 4-Sterling 38 DeKalb ,.,,,.. Oct. -Sterling Community. Oct. -Sterling Belvidere ,,,,, Oct. -Sterling Princeton ,,,,, Oct. -Sterling Dixon ........... Nov. -Sterling ......... ,,,,,.... C linton ,,,,,,, One of the greatest teams in the history of S, H. S. completed a very successful football season, Winning the honor of being the top ranking team in the State of Illinois, winning the conference championship, the intra-city title, and coming through 9 games undefeated. The season opened against Rock Falls at the stadium dedication in which the Blue and Gold showed their worth, winning 18 to 0. Fenner and Hubbart made several long runs. The juggernaut continued against Morrison with Sterling rolling up 34 points and holding the visitors scoreless. A trip to Mendota the next Friday gave the Scheidmen a scare but the boys managed to eke out a 14 to 12 victory. DeKalb was met and defeated at Sterling by a score of 38 to 6. The next Friday night, our rivals from Sterling, Community, took it on the chin to the tune of 27 to 0. Belvidere proved to be no match for the locals and was trounced 33 to 6. The Blue and Gold were on the way. They defeated Princeton 27 to 0, at Princeton. Then came the well known game with Dixon. Dixon took a 7 to 0 lead which was tied up and then the locals forged ahead. Features of the game were the long runs of 55 and 38 yards and by Ridge and Fenner. Clinton was played on homecoming day, and was trimmed 32 to 13. 52 I I I 1 s . - 5 EM ,Ji f A37 'Uh ja , A PP ' 6 - fr A B ml , G F' ' 'X 4 'X r- '1 1,-Z ' ' 1 - A xx V U- . 'Zi 7 5 eeei, G B , ' ' 2 'SEQ-G i B G A B yy, gf: f T, , r 'i Above-Jo n lan, Captain I ' wir ' Q " , 'f " 1 Q, ' ,ii Bob Griesser, Larry Fenner, if: W ' 5' I W EM W' 19' Book, George Buell. ' ' ' ' fig.-, i ' ,, ' , , , , J , " ,,i ,. At Ljt-John G ld, DeVe Leonard, H Riser, QLMQM F-iq ' Ui if "l' ' 6 Sean Dahlgrgrll Gerald Iglller, Charles llllfllllzr, John A ,X Woodyatt, Burdette Steadman, Elwin Duhm. Below-Leon Gould, Ervie Ridge, Harry Woodyatt, Bill 5 I e Hescher, Bill Adams, John Adams, Neil Puckett, 5 Nfl 5 ' 'S f- ' 3 S Earl Nelson, Elwin Hank. B f .i,, i' , 3 hs J' 9 lcllkrig ,X I ' 7 ea vfglif A X .- -'f 5 . J MfZ'G' J if - n'i.'.f'Zf-AM ' . . 'JN , 'v,,,ff. t,.., .iQ ,-I , e3"4?'2-':f- - Weygllgghl-Egl?gfrgiv5fEg?l3hXeElYee2lLi::l1zilk fhhney, Tgm Bogaard, Vernon Hinrichs, Ed Raclke, Merrill Church, Row II-Ra Kraft, Paul l - ' ,I ei rown, ene Kelly, Lee Jones, Roland Kelsey, Martin Doermann. Row III-hir. Terhuue, William Hussung, Robert Reecher, Duaine Hunsberger, Lee Griffith, Bill Cies, Marvin Saillard, Richard Whitver, Gene Fenner, Frank Birch. Row I-Raymond Lowrie, Duaine Hunsberger, Merle Shuman, Richard Whitver, Lloyde Engle, Howard Kraft, Bob Siex. Row II-Robert Martin, Ted Scheid, Edwin Reigel, Charles Calhoun, Bill Robinson, Lynn Wildman, Lee Griffith, Donald Dewey Dwight Sterenberg. Rom Ill-Bob Zigler, Lyle Hurless, John Mangan, Bill Gould, Robert Tresenriter, Bill Welton, Leon Mulcahey, Frank Binch, William Schrader, Ansel Hendersan, 54 lzllnfvffs -Sdblnmwodl Placing fourth in the conference standing, Coach"'Bud" Terhune's freshmen- sophomore boys gained a lot of helpful experience. Being the first year of com- petition for many of the boys, they were rather green, but should improve with time. Sterling went to Mendota and a 0-0 score resulted, and the next week against DeKalb, Anning went over for two touchdowns to give Sterling a 13 to 0 win. Losing three straight to Belvidere, Princeton and Dixon, the boys ended the season. The locals won one game, lost three and tied one for a .250 average, scoring 13 points to 52 scored by the opponents. 35 boys responded to Coach Pete Hoogeveen's call for freshman football. The boys learned the fundamentals for the first few weeks, then had inter-squad scrimmage. A couple of scrimmages were held at Dixon and at Sterling, where the boys could put the fundamentals together. K I l ' I , x Q ' 1 11 JI zf- .U ill ' YJ - If GX i -.5 M l 3 5' 1 The 1 1' N 1940 Homecoming festivities started with a pep meeting at Grandon Civic Center on Friday evening. Former cheerleaders Naomi Benters, Viola Nester and Helen Myers snapped off some good yell-s. Saturday was marked by a parade, which consisted of numerous floats built by various organizations and clubs. The theme of these floats was t'Beat Clinton!" which the team very effectively did in the afternoon, although it was raining and the field muddy. A dance was held in the evening at the high school. The whole activity was sponsored by the "S" Club and the G. A. A. and was chairmaned by Janet Olinger and Bill Haglund. F6 Jw? Row I-Bob Wolf, Harry Woodyatt, Elwin Duhm, Erwin Ridge, Bob Griesser, John Woodyatt, Burdette Steadman. Row I I- Coach Brandau, Orville Hunsberger, Harvey Riser, Ernest Hubbart, Frank Bressler, George Reitzel, Leon Gould, Coach Terhune. Opening the season with a 22 to 16 win over Clinton, the boys started toward the top slaying Galesburg 32 to 20. Defeating Community and DeKalb, Dixon was the hurdle and it proved too much, the boys being spilled 38 to 32. Starting oh' afresh again, Princeton succumbed, and East Rockford was nosed out 50 to 45, in a Htrack meet," both teams using a fast break. Duhm scored 19 points in this contest. Settling down to a steady schedule of conference foes and intra-city teams, Community and DeKalb were victims of the onslaught. Then on January 31 Sterling met the enemy, Dixon, and in one of the greatest contests ever witnessed in the Coliseum, wiped them out 45 to 40. Still the Blue and Gold kept going. Princeton, Bel- videre, and Mendota fell in the wake by high scoring victories. Freeport proved to be a very tough nut to crack, but it was done, to the tune of 26-20. A win over West high of Rockford ended the regular season, with Sterling winning 18 of 19 contests. Cn to the tournaments. Walnut and Amboy were massacred by Brandau and Co. 66 to 18 and 79 to 23 re- spectively. The "natural" presented itself on Saturday night, again, and Dixon took the count 27 to 25. "Let's go, gang," said Sterling as the team left for the sectional and furnished the tri-cities with a good brand of basketball, eliminating Moline 38 to 31, and going strong over Aledo 55 to 22. In the finals against Kewanee, with the score standing 26 to 24, with 40 seconds to go, Kewanee in the lead, Elwin Duhm stole the ball and put in a pivot shot. The game looked like a sure overtime, with one second to play, Harry Woodyatt was fouled and sank his free shot. f'Beware of the Ides of March," quoth the winds, but the "champs" with everything to gain and nothing to lose, went to Pekin for the quarter-finals. Athens proved no competition and went down to the count of 50 to 22. "Waterloo" was met the next night as a tough and equal Canton squad nosed out Sterling 29 to 28. Sterling, however, tied for the fifth best team in the state. Elwin Duhm set a record in scoring this year, getting 267 points. Capt. Erv. Ridge and Elwin Duhm were honored when placed among the ten men who are chosen for the all-state squad. f" Coach "Bud" Terhune's freshman-sophomore squad gave the fans of Sterling a preview of basketball for the next couple of years. The locals, by placing high in the conference, also showed the opposition that they will be fighting for conference supremacy. The youngsters were led by Captain Danny Troye, who scored a total of 186 points this season. The boys had an odd season, winning 11 games and losing 8. The miniature Blue and Golders were "on" one night and "off" the next. Boys who show good promise are Tom Bogaard, Keith Wells, Keith Brown and Merrill Church. Jack Freeman, varsity guard on the frosh-soph team, weakened the team by moving to another city. nl-S - Row I-Keith Wells, Keith Brown, Ira Abney, Merrill Church, Jack Freeman, Dan Troye, Tom Bogaard. Row I I-John Platt, Manager, Coach Brandau, John Mangan, Paul Weyrauch, Kenneth Reitzel, Dick Whitver, Paul Gribbons, Coach Terhuue. Row I-Keith Wells. Elwin Duhm. Bnb Wolf, Harry Woodvatt. Hpw I1-Dan Troye, Coach Terhune Co wh Brandau, Bob Cvriesser. Hou' III-Burdette Sreadman, John Woodyatt, Manager .John Platt, Tom Bog.,.mm M arch 6-Sterling ,,,.., 7-Sterling ,,.,., REGIONAL TOURNAMENT Held at Sterling .Yf,. ..............,..,..,. 6 6-Walnut ,... .........V............. 79-Arnboy ,,.,.. 8-Sterling ,.,,........l....,,............,..,..... 25-Dixon ,,,.,,,A SECTIONAL TOURNAMENT Held at Moline March 12-Sterling ,,,,,,,,,,,,A,,,A,,,,,,,Y,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, 38-Moline Y.w,v,,,,, 13-Sterling .......... ,,.,,,,,, . .,....,.., 5 l-Aledo ,,.,,.,,,,,,A, A 14-Sterling ,,.,.....,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,A,,l,l,,,, 27-Kexs':Lnee ,.Y,,,,Y, QUARTER-FINALS TOURNAMENT Held at Pekin ' March 17-Sterling ,,,,,,,,l. ,,,,,,,,,,,,l,A,AA,l,,, 5 0-Athens ,AA,v,.,w, ' 18-Sterling ,,,........,...,,.,,.,,,,.,,.,..,,,,,,,, 28-Canton ,A,,,, REGULAR SEASON GAMES December 3-Sterling ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, 22-Clinton ,,,..,..,,,, 6-Sterling ,,,..,,, , ..,,,, 32-Galesburg , Xi ' 10-Sterling ,,,,,,l, lwllll 3 0-Rock Falls l.,.. Y. , 13-Sterling ..,.,..,... .,......, 4 2-DeKalb, .. 17-Sterling ,A,,,,,,,, ,,,.,,,,, 3 2-Dixon ..., , .. , January 3-Sterling .......... ......... 4 6-Princeton, ,.,,,,,, . , A 4-Sterling ,,,,,,,,A ,,,,,,,,, 5 0-East Rockford. 1 10-Sterling A,,,.,,,.. ......... 2 7-Belvidere ...... .V,, 14-Sterling ,,,,,.,.. l,,.l,,.. 3 7-Community ,.,,, 17-Sterling l,l,, ,,,,,,,,, 44- Mendota .,,,, H .. 24-Sterling .,.,.... ......... 5 1-DeKalb, ....,.... . 31-Sterling YA,, ,AA,, ..,...,,, 4 5- Dixon, ,.., ,.., . .. February 4-Sterling ,... ......,,. 3 4-Rock Falls,,,.,,.. , 7-Sterl ing ,, ......... 39-Princeton ,,,.,,., ., I 14-Sic:-ling ,.,. , .,,,,,... 41-Belvidere ,..,,,,,., . 21-Sterling .,l.,.. ,,.ll,.., 6 2-Mendota ...Y.....,. 22-Sterling ,,,,,,, ....,,.., 2 6-Freeport ,,,,...... ' Y ig I 28-Sterling.. .... ,...,.,,. 44- West, Rockford aw- Yi gl eo Kneelmg-Boh Hults Sztlzng Boh Broscovak Paul Hermmn .hm Rankin Bull Haglund Stamlzng- Nell Puckett Elum Duhm Iohn Ahrens Vlaltel Cassens Boh Phnllps Duck Rohrer Coach Brmdau Q Ca P I, ff' , 'll fl 1 6,5-,A v Fa? -5 Q .Q -a-,-,C-."' Losmg hls stellar squad of 1939 C oach Curt Brandau had to rebulld a team of tennis men for 1940 NI'1ny of the boys had not had experxence and as 1 result of thls ffallllllg, the team won one match, lost four and placed fourth ln the conference Loslng to Dlxon on Nlay 2, 4 to 1 Bob Hults was the onlv wlnner On May 6 the Blue and Gold defeated Rochelle 3 to 2, Wlfh John Ahrens wmmng the smgles, and Rohrer Phlllps and Cassens Rankm the doubles On Nlay 8 Sterhng fell VlCllIH to Prlnceton 4 to 1 wlth Hults wmmng the only match May 13 Prmceton ag.-un defeated the locals 4 to 1 with John Ahrens the only wlnner He repeated th1S performance agamst Dlxon on May 2 as the locals lost 3 to 1 but Puckett Cassens tled for the doubles, as the match was called for darkness 'lhe conference meet on June 1 planned for Prmceton was changed to Dlxon SlX Sterlmg boys went Haglund and Cassens placed the slngles and lost thelr first matches Ahrens and Rohrer and Hults and Phxllps played doubles and lost thexr first attempts The fin ll score stood DIXOD 20 Prlnceton 15 Belvldere 14 Sterhng 11 and DeKalb 10 - ' 1-l l ec o X ff ff NC' - l go - A H wk F G , , X U ro , I 4 Q 1 4 z ,gp ,. I 9 .- 'g:15:4'4lf" L.C'j1 . . 4X um... ,I .lu f. 1.,.,: 4: - ' Swat , v M, e r 5 'figg A ' VY- 141,11 .4 ' ,if ' -- - ' 1 'An'-ir J I I I V I ' K Y 1 I ' ' l I 1 ltnu I Ernie Hubbart Bob Gi lesser Iohn Woodvatt Ervie Ridge larry Fenner Royal Breed Bob Wolf Row II Bob Sier Bill Woodyatt Norman Bogott Bill Smith Bob Easley Jim Brown Floyd Baker Don Ford 1 Harold Wade Bob McDonald. Rau I I I-Coach Scheid Harvey Riser Iohn Gould Clair Book Burdette Stead- J' fx fN e b ago" 2 t tak' lil .2 1 Q ri? L x I X ff' 1 -.. -' ' ... f i.,, nu- -- - X f 1 4 'I . il i Q A Y y , ,V ' , , , U 'I v 1 ,' y , man, Boh Carlton, .Iohn Adams, Mgr. Dale Mussleman, Coach Small. vr MSM' 7. C43 0 gj - FS Q Lp ' Q -' r - A E my : Q? vu ' Xl 1' fl Q' H, ' rf 1 X XX txt -I I I f .. f x XY. Led by Captain Jimmy B rown, the Blue and Gold sprinters of 1940 won all of their home meets, and finished high in the invitational meets. Starting the season on April 16, Sterling defeated Morrison and Savannah. On April 20 the boys went to the Bradford Relays and came back with second place. Sterling defeated Freeport 89 to 24 on April 23. The Annual Whiteside County Meet was held on April 27 with Sterling coming first with 69M points, followed by Morrison and Rock Falls. Brown set a new record in the High Hurdles. A victor in a quadrangular meet over Kewanee and Princeton, and then the locals brough back third place in the famous Gateway Classics held at Clinton on May 3. A dual meet with Dixon netted Sterling 69M to Dixon's 43M. In the district meet at Rock Island, Sterling placed second, as Don Ford won the mile, and Ridge and Wolf gained second in individual events. Sterling lost their stride as they came into the Geneseo Night Relays, rating third place. Steadman tied in the high jump. On May 21, Ottawa was soundly trounced 78 to 35 and on May 24 the annual N. C. I. C. meet was at hand. J. Woodyatt and Brown finished second and fourth in the high hurdles, while Fenner and Ridge finished first and third in the century dash. Don Ford won the mile. Hubbart placed fourth in the 440. McDonald won the broad jump, Breed finishing fourth, and Fenner and Ridge came 1 and 2 in the 220. Wolf broke the tape in the 880, and "Butch" Woodyatt placed first in the high jump. Bogott tied for 2nd place in the pole vault and the local relay team of Fenner, Easley, Breed and Ridge set a new record of 1:35. Sterling had 555 points, while Dixon came second with 32. 62 7.1 ge a,,,faa, M 14248 5' ff Sgwfgfwf Fiwr hw. zzawjy l 7, , 5 ll Ylfjl -Z-,,. 5 If if , S 'A P A 1!,,, I 16 le' N453 ig?-J: 4. ll J 4 A. is H Y I ' - H Y N if 4 - , ' S-'15 v:11+ fd - v T pf .ff Q ,gig M A 1 ' A 'Mfg 1 N - ..-.,,, f iff ff X' A' Starting off on one of the most successful seasons for freshman sophomore track, the Blue and Gold defeated Tampico on April 25, 57M to 55M, and on May 2, defeated Milledgeville 61 to 42. The boys met defeat at the hands of Dixon on May 9, 60M to 52M. May 16 put the locals back in the "pink" as they stepped off a 62M to 50M margin of victory over Rock Falls. Larry Fenner and John Gould were outstanding individualists, but the Whole team was about on a par. Row I Harry Woodyatt John Gould, Harvey Riser, Larry Fenner, DeVere Leonard, Bob Reecher, Dean Dahlgren Row I I Mgr Bob Fehrenbach, Ken Hunsberger, Neil Puckett, Bob Hults, Earl Nelson, Leon Gould 63 i gl . Row I-Ray Pettit, Bob Castenclyck, Ernie Hubbart, Bob Griesser. Row I I-Coach Hoogeveen, Kenneth Howard, Bill VanPat,ter, Charles Geyer. Sterling High's Blue and Gold golf team, coached by Pete Hoogeveen had a very outstanding record, winning not only the conference golf meet, but winning five out of six individual meets. Sterling scored an 11 to 1 victory over Princeton, an 18 to 6 win over Dixon, defeated Clinton 17M to 6M and romped over Princeton with an 12 to 3 account. The locals finished in sixth place in the district meet, held at Kewanee, being defeated by a strong Kewanee team GM to 5M. In the conference golf meet held at Princeton, Sterling came in first with a score of 657 and were followed by Dixon with a 693 score. Ernie Hubbart was the individual conference winner, getting 155 strokes for 36 holes. Those golfers from Sterling Who participated in the conference meet were Hubbart, Griesser, Feldkirchner, Pettit, and Van Patter. The letter winners included the above and Ken Howard, Geyer and Castendyck. 64 . . F 'o 4 ff l -' Q f 1 ' ' x inf 2. ' Q53 "6 16 , , '5'-f'-l,o'i ' fp t t' it Xt Rum X W N ff s HI wir? c an Row I-Mr. Terhune, Ernie Hubbart, Gerald Keller, Elwm Duhm, Ervie Ridge, Burdette bteadman, Clair Book, Wayne Andreas, Mr. Brandau. Row II-George Buell, Earl Nelson, Harry Woodyatt, Leon Gould, John Platt, DeVere Leonard, Dean Dahlgren, Harvey Riser, John Adams, Norval Zigler. Row I I I-Roland Kelsey, Larry Fenner, Neil Puckett, Wayne Friedrichs, Jim Lansford, Boh Griesser, Dick Fluck, Elwin Haak, Bill Hescher, George Reitzel, Royal Breed. Row IV-Bill Smith, Gene Kelley, Bill Haglund, Ed Radke, Howard Kraft, Frank Bressler, Bill Adams, Bob Carlton, Ken Hunsberger, Orville Hunsberger. Row V-Keith Wells, Keith Brown, Dan Troye, Tom Bogaard, John Woodyatt, Walter Cassens, Jack Freeman, Milford Shuman, John Gould, Bob Reecher, Dick Whitver. N ,J jaaea 0' gk 7 ' 6-4 f . QL X si ' x 9.021 'il :U ff? l Some of the finest sportsmanship and character is represented in the boys who make up the "S" Club. Every boy must have won either a major or a minor letter in some form of sport at the high school. Some of these sports are football, basketball, tennis, cross country, track and golf. In the fall, the "S" Club, in cooperation with the G. A. A., sponsored Homecoming, the dance and all the festivities. ,ff-gfgs? gif , , ai gf' is V.A,' X k 'il lg J f f T. G. Scheid is the adviser. Oflicers are Ernest Hubbart, president, Erwin Ridge, vice-president, Wayne Andreas, secretary and treasurer. 65' G--,JL Top Ron--Left to RighlAVivian Wolf, Grace Kavadas, Helen Dimond. Eileen Corrigan, Darda Iiubhen, Helen Walker. Hou' Il-Helen Becker, Betty Darnell, Miss Turnell, Barbara Bell. Hou' III-Jean Davis, Harriet Giddings, Beverly Anderson, Jean Hoffman. 66 c'C',S q-1 l -si '-,- .. j l ,.--- All girls at S. H. S. have the privilege of belonging to G. A. A., as the Girl's Athletic Association is familiarly known. It is open to all classes and the only requirement is that the members earn a certain number of credits each season by participating in various sports and activities. The fall sports were tennis, archery, and various individual sports. Joanne Stager was the tennis champion and the sophomores were winners in archery. Also this fall the G. A. A., together with the US" Club, sponsored Homecoming. Janet Olinger of the G. A. A. acted as co-chairman. Winter sports included bowling, basketball, and volleyball. The girls bowled several games with the boys' team, winning one out of three matches. The senior A team, captained by Alice Partridge, won the basketball tourney. In the spring the girls again played tennis, archery, and also softball. A banquet was given in May as a culmination to the year's activities. The oflicers were-Harriet Giddings, president, Beverly Anderson, vice presi- dent and social chairman, Jean Hoffman, secretary and publicity manager, and Jean Davis, treasurer. Managers of the various sports were Helen Dimond, archery, Helen Becker, golf, Garnet Kosier, tennis, Darda Lubben, bowling, Betty Darnell, individual Winter sports, Helen Walker, individualspring and fall sports, Barbara Bell, volleyball, Vivian Wolf, basketball, and Eileen Corrigan, softball. Miss Amy Turnell, girls' physical education instructor, is the adviser. mlm'b:1skvth:1ll Suphmnoro ZU'ChQ'I'f' champs ywhng: rx I immll Hoax mls I KWXQQ, ,g : K5 tigffhfygggg :EW 9.2 N .JN xpf , wzasjpy 5 Vwxddfff gf I I I I I I I 1 T1-l.,,-z-3. I -Zac ' ,N W M vlf'E ZLL Hifi .v'-WW' A was , ,M'ffR tw . Q w . ' mb. V . 5 Q ,-M. QP fl, R li, ai' V ',k.:f f FKQL 975 . Q we , 'W' F ' . '-,, xmuf gm? ' nf' f um W E fw ,ay AA ,fm D , N nu In U :M,,L . il LM-.p,1L:k,! M , gjfjhf 9 W KZEV A Vtyg 5? if My 6 ff . .foggy--t I, ' 5 g'b'bY' I H 5 A lg! -V LN A I .pri ' ,qv M' ff'-f f . H kr .QA A fggiyw t 'V , 7 J V , iii L"k' if K ' .2151 Us If m F' . n A V .5 3 - 'S' -xv ,l1., ,f3f g 4 , I I .5231-Hairy gy! , fil' ' , Q' If ,W rx f .W -mf . ' ' x ,Xi X , -gps gb J h 5 A sf Y w y 'E x 1 Row I Glenn Gaumer Joanne Stager, Mary Strock, Phyllis Stump, Mr. Richards. Row I I-Evan Barraclough, Shirley Gates Dwight Mortfenson Jean Coats Gertrude Fine. Row I I I-Walter Cassens, Richard Rank, Ralph Wade, Cecil Wade, Joanna Prentiss Donald Kyger Donald Dewey Patricia GeLaz, Paul Johnson, Robert Siex, Bill McNinch, d Browne, LaVerne Hoener, Clarence Strock Row IV Marvin Brewer, Warren K ger, Don Thome, Virginia GeLaz, Ansel Henderson, Paul Young, Nicholas Becker Jacque Sterenberg Julia Heida Ed Bowers, I-lhrold Stone, Phyllis Shannon. I wml f Gnclu. Tek Sterling Township high boasted three bands this year, a concert band, a second band and a cadet marching band. The concert band received new uniforms this year while' the second band, which was used to provide music at the basketball games, inherited the old ones. All three organizations are under the direction of J. J. Richards. U. R. DeVoe assists in drilling the cadet band. The concert band performed several times during the year, the first time being at the Coleta Centennial. Other engagements included football games and some of the fall parades. The cadet band was organized this spring and its members received gold Sam Browne military belts to supplement the regular uniforms. This organization, as the name implies, is strictly for the boys in the concert band, The concert band, after winning the district band contest at Princeton, went on to the state contest at Glen Ellyn to win honors. Several soloists from the band also won district contests. Oflicers in the band are Clair Book, president 5 Clarence Strock, vice president, and Gertrude Fine, secretary and treasurer. The orchestra was in demand for many community tunctions this year. Many members of the string sectionvtook advantage of the free class instruction offered by Mr. Bender. Oilicers in the orchestra are Harold Stone, president 5 Walter Cassens, vice president, Shirley Gates, secretary-trasurer. 'fl Row I-Gloria Paulson, Mariann Birch, Alice Hoover, Charlotte Carl, Geraldine Lange, Helen Shaw, Orla Betts, Nellie Hill, Julia Heida, Betty Gehring. Row I I-Betty Hicks, Doris Overholser, Virginia Deets, Margery Wolf, Paulina Baker, Mag' Andrews, Audrea Tarner, Jean Coats, Barbara Bell, Phyllis Stump, Arlene Eldred. Row I I I-Frank Birch, Orville Wade, Merrill Doden, ecil Wade, Bill Woodring, Doug Ford, Leland Book, Bob Siex, Dorothy Janssen, Marjorie Hurless. Row IV-Bill Welton, Glenn Gaumer, Gordon Behrens, Jim Reitzel, Jim Coats, Wayne Friedrichs, Don Kyger, Dick Fluck, Ralph Wade. T? tai ,, Q ..,. i in. ' The Robed Choir is a mixed chorus of nearly fifty voices. During the year they sing for school assemblies and make many other public appearances at clubs, churches, and banquets. Soloists and small ensembles from the group are called upon repeatedly for musical entertainment. The chorus participated in the county music festival at the stadium. David Stryker is the director of the group. Mariann Birch was president, Audrea Tarner, vice-presidentg Leland Book, secre- tary 5 and William Woodring and Bob Siex were in charge of robes and music. 72. Row I-Janice Humphrey, Norma Rollins, Pauline Ehersole, Ruth Thielbar, Phyllis Miller, Angeline Ceruti, Carolyn Duprey. Row II-Ronnie Eberhardt, Verbetta. Wolf, Louise Beck, Suzanne Janssen, Delores Ann Hill, Martha. Ryan, Arlene Burns. Row I I I-Patricia Buchanan, Mary Watson, Arlene Wechsler, Ilene Linton, Betty Chamberlin, Flossie Witmer, Pat Geer, Doris Allabaugh. Row IV-Shirley McCombs, Irene Shaible, Audrey Cassens, Gladys Gottel, Mary Lou Holler, Leatrice Landwair, Mary Dawn Swearingen, Darlene Hansen, ,gov J, n ' f -Lf M ' ' S in 5 . 0 wi ' 'N The girls, chorus is composed chiefly of freshman and sopho- ' V' more girls. It is designed to train the girls in the fundamentals ' I of singing, so that they will in time become valuable members l of the robed choir. The group joined with other girls' choruses A in the county music festival. Mr. Stryker is the director. 75 l Q ,4'iM'5-lflw .V E -SQ l' Los., M"f'm7"7 - ., W I on Row I-Mr. Robbins, Marian Palmer, Gordon Behrens, Robert Jamison, John Platt, Donna Yeck. Row II- Doris Overholser, Fay Ewbank, Gene Harshman, Herbert Carlton, Janie Bartel, Dorothy Crabb. The Speech club was not organized this year until the last semester. It is composed of debaters and students who are interested in speech. A meeting is held every fourth Tuesday of each month. At these meetings short talks are given and the members practice giving extemporaneous talks. After-dinner speeches are sometime given. At the final meeting in May, a banquet will be held, with an after-dinner speech contest. A prize will be given to the winner. The Speech club was managed and directed by Jerome Robbins. Oliicers were: Bob Jamison, presidentg Gordon Behrens, vice-president, Marian Palmer, secretary, John Platt, treasurer. ZX The question argued throughout the country this year by all high school debaters was Resolved: that the powers of the Federal government should be increased, Janie Bartel, Gordon Behrens, and Marion Palmer formed the main S. H. S. debate squad this year. They attended practice tournaments at Hinsdale, Rockford, Mendota, and Augustana college. However, the main event of the season was the Coe college tournament at Cedar Rapids, Iowa. At this tournament held in February the team received the rating of i'superior," the honor they had worked for during the whole season. Marion Palmer, Gordon Behrens, Janie Barteli 74 aww 9 agggeyww K ff I . I, . u 9 13 if Row I-Elwin Duhm, Erwin Ridge, Mr. Terhune, Dick Havener, Jason Ho kins, Dick Smith. Row II-Julia Heida, Doris Scott, Mariann Birch, Dorothy Pearson, Mary Andrews, Phyllis Shannon, Jean goats. Row I I I-John Platt, Bob Griesser, Bob Jamison, Keith Swartley, Dick Hill, George Reitzel, John Griffith, Herbert Carlton. Row IV-Eileen Corrigan, Leona Drury, Patricia Prince, Maxine Rosenow, Helen Lea Hansen, Ruth Ann Castendyck, Gertrude Fine, Betty Gehring. Row V-Paul Young, George Buell, John Woodyatt, 'Burdette Steadman, John Adams, Clarence Strock, Clair Book, Arden Daehler. A new club was formed in school this year, under the guidance of John Terhune. Membership was for those who plan to go to college The purpose of the club was to help the students decide where they wanted to go. Representatives and graduates from various colleges told the members about the merits, cost, and courses offered in their respective schools. :fm ,ri ,ik CM namdfic All the students who felt that they were dramatically inclined were urged to join the Dramatic Club. This included the members of the senior play cast, managers of committees, and others who helped in the presentation of the senior play. - These young people studied the arts of make-up, stage setting and other techniques. The meetings were held once a month. Membership was determined by tryouts in the fall. The object of the club is to further interest in dramatics through the study of pantomines, short plays, and current stage productions. ' On Lincoln's birthday, the Dramatic Club presented a sketch of the life of Lincoln, starring Keith Swartley, Barbara Bell, and Dick Hill. On two successive Fridays in April, the Club presented a series of four one-act plays. Officers were: President, Keith Swartleyg vice-president, John Plattg secretary, Mariann Birch g treasurer, Bob Jamison. Miss Doris Burritt and Miss Elizabeth Joiner are the advisers. - . 'PIN I 1,, -5 ,. :E 5:22-5.5 - f,-ff .V f ., ,fm , . , ' , ,rg x ' N, s 'E 'P if Q ' . Nwg xii gh '-f' , , 'E N 5 ,mms qt Z Nia 1,, V L' MQ 4 A Rav-uf... 1 V , , ,f Row I-Joanna Prentiss, LaVonne McNeil, Miss Joiner, Gordon Behrens, Mariann Birch, Dorothy Hoener, Fay Ewbank, Miss Echternach, Dorothy Ann Lewis. Row II-Beverly Wise, Dorothy Ward, Phyllis Stump, Doris Overholser, Betty Martin, Barbara Bell, Janet Wilger, -grlene Eldred, June Desmond, June Bell. Row I I I-Marian Welker, Doris Boyungs, Jean Wiggins, Lorraine Miller, Marian Novak, Shirley ell, Alice Funk, Elsie Meier, Norma Welker, Helen Gleason, Helen Lea Hansen, Vivian Brackman. Row IV-Irene Bushman, Ellen Haskell, Nayola Brooks, Dorothy Miatke, Nellie Hill, Patricia Geliaz, Betty Darnell, Jean Coats, Helen Becker, Helen Walker, Dorothy Schutt, Arlene Eatinger, Janice Little. Row V-Earl Dahlgren, Merle Church, Ralph Wade, Marvin Saillard, Tom Bogaard, Jack Freeman, Bill Taylor, Lynn Wildman, Tommy Hinz, Earl Ricker, Don Wallick. cmami 'l"l'0di9Junl Latin club members are divided into ancient Roman classes according to their importance-plebs, equites and senatores. The officers are called by the Roman officials' names. The first consul is Mariann Birch, the second consul is Fay Ewbank, the quaestor is Gordon Behrens, and the aedile is Dorothy Hoener. At the first meeting of the year on October 15, a play "Gauis Julius Caesar" written by Gordon Behrens, was pre- sented. Freshmen were invited to the Christmas meeting, December 11, and gave a play, "Modern Customs from Saturnaliaf' and "Rome's part in the Christmas story," A number of Christmas carols were sung in Latin. February 18 a joint social meeting was held with the French club. A tea dance was sponsored by the club on March 11. April 29 was the Roman Banquet to which parents and friends were invited as spectators. For the first time in many years the Classical. Department entered a state wide contest for Latin students entering Helen Lea Hansen, Ellen Haskell, Doris Overholser, Dean Dahlgren, Helen Walker and Gloria Paulson. Miss Harriet Echternach and Miss Elizabeth Joiner are faculty advisers. '78 The first meeting of the French Club was in the form of a steak fry. The election of oflicers also took place. In January the French I students' initiation was held. The French and Latin Clubs held a joint meeting February 18. Part of the activities were carried on in classes. Bingo and several other games were played in French. At Christmas time carols and other songs were sung in French. The officers are: John Adams, president 5 Gertrude Fine, vice-presidentg Jean Beatty, secretaryg Robert Griesser, treasurer. Miss Harriet Schick is the adviser. 1 rs fe N Y ANN 5 U oogoo. Y I Ml 9 Q V X 0 xl l JW y lm' .f . My QM IWW x N 53,1 if , I Wmvfglikqqfftlw ,. , A .. M... s . is Row I-Anna Belle Crossland, Doris Heath, Alice Funk, Betty Chamberlin, Jean Graham, Betty Truedson, Marjory Lange, Marian Schueler, Georgina McDonnell. Row II-Betty Schuldt, Betty Graham, Phyllis Shannon, Paulena Baker, Miss Strauch, Miss Neff, Dorothy Capp, Marjorie Curtsinger, Betty Haak, Gladys Moore, Helen Gleason. Row III-Lois Harshman, Irene Shaible, Mary Strock, Gladys Gottel, Doris Abel, Jean Hoffman, Leona Drury, Eileen Corrigan, Betty Darnell, Dorothy Janssen, Marian Eade, Wanda Wharfield, Dorothy Landis. .M ZW ' The Home Economics Club is composed of girls who are taking or have taken some phase jd of home economics. The membership this year - consists of about 40 girls. M Among the activities during the year were a N yarn doll sale during the basketball tournament N ZLL! and a bake sale. I ' Advisers are Miss Neff and Miss Strauch. n L 9 A . f' Xb Officers are: Marian Schueler, president g Leona f , , , Drury, vice president 3 Phyllis Shannon, secretaryg 111 V X Gladys Gottel, treasurer. " V w ' lx .lla 0 1 I X is li --1 fn so 'X ' I lv 5 -.ns 4 fl o , T , ' 00 ' we ffl 'l' 5- 1, T3 2.5 This club was organized the last semester under the direction of Miss Viola Strauch. The purpose is to instruct boys in the rudiments of cooking and serving. The club consists of twenty boys. A meeting is held every Tuesday noon. A hot dinner is prepared and eaten by the members. VVhen the class was first introduced, the demand was such that all could not be accommodated. Home economics for boys is rapidly becoming the vogue all over the United States and boys are "right in there cooking." The oflicers are, Tom Welton, presidentg Dick Hill, secretaryg Fay Ewbank, treasurerg Marvin Mundorff, food chairman. sg " x l :- I H -3 c Row I-Keith Smith Glenn Elimaker Fay Ewbank Bob H D' k H'11 W . Mundm-zf, Ronald Koster-,,Leland Book, Didk Havana Ge, H hey' 'CR '1y1f1?'InebAmEms' Raw I 1'T0"' We1'0D'MmC"D rwhs, James I-ansford, Harvey Riser. Row Iv-cndi Boldlec, ltifiioegabarlwff Miss Stfdught: Mmm' bmw Burkett' Wayne Fried' ' Row I-Jane Drury, Nellie Hill Martha Ryan, Miss Browne Paulina Baker Margery Wolf Row I I-G1 d M 92:29 Hioogir, Ggoria Paulson, Jeanette Dykstra, Jeanette Weaver, Mary Jane Miller, Joyce Wright. Row I ?IEDa?lefe IV nrgrh-,I tty ane Schuldt, Doris Allabaugh, Janice Humphrey, Helen Langford, Darlene Hansen, Anita Winans. Rau -- lr ey Bell, Marian Novak, Lorraine Miller, Gladys Gottel, Betty Chamberlain, Leona Branch, Lula Myers. l l f' ff . I Q w if ' U V!!! 1 ', 'X l 5' I "ll an c Q e ,M- , . -X I Q I f I 4'W"'W 'ls I rfvsxo . QNA, r L .934 . P . Qkewa Following in the footsteps of the Senior Hi-Tri, the Junior f3Q.'Q:+fy:f,9 Hi-Tri, composed of freshman and sophomore girls, carries on a QQ 'QQ 'yd X' similar program. They have two meetings a month, one business 157,58 uf 4 7' .ff Q,X and one social. At the business meetings various problems of iffaj Ffa, the club and of the girls are discussed. Their social meetings If ,gg . ,O,QQ,b56ff.Qis, are picnic suppers, ice skating and sleighing parties, hikes, and .3324 Qf',:?A1 ' other things that the girls enjoy. At Christmas time the Junior ' ...MQ LQ Hi-Tri and the Junior Hi-Y went carol singing together. Also, at Christmas the girls helped with the Santa Claus shop at the Y. W. C. A. In April together with the Senior Hi-Tri they celebrated the sixth birthday of the Girl Reserves. The officers are Paulina Baker, presidentg Anita Winans, Q I vice-presidentg Margery Wolf, secretary, Nellie Hill, treasurer. ' ,. The adviser is Miss Loretta Browne. .- 3 ' lr fe' pf J -Q , l l . .Q 91. fi ,Xt the first meeting of the Senior Hi-Tri, ofiicers were elected.. They were: President, Clarice Hey, Vice-President, Beverley Anderson, Secretary, Eileen Corrigant Treasurer, Betty Jayne Ague. Miss Helen Pasek is the adviser. During the course of the year there were a number of picnic suppers. They also had a joint hay-ride and ice-skating party with the Senior Hi-Y. Around Christmas time they helped' with the Santa Claus shop and went around to shut-ins singing Christmas carols. They also held a bake sale and had an outdoor spring picnic. Their idea is to raise money for the Illowa conference to be held here next fall. j U WJ! 0 . M ,W J f , ' M Wjymfflfiliyl I WM ,tlfwgiw Row I-June Bell, Clarice Hey Betty ayne A e Miss Pasek, Eileen Corrigan, Be l A d V' ' W lf Bett M C b R Q-Helen Ina Hansen, Doroth Pearson, Betty Ge ing, Mariann Birch Betty Haak, J:3h5Craxl1ai:DBettlvlTFuedgon, Betsy Jcfhnc::n,sCla1gls eclhsler. Row I I I-Beverly nesen, Fern Allen, Allene Smoot, Dorothy Crabb, Julia Heida, Beverly Nyull, Gloria Waters, Betty Graham, Rut DeWo1fe, Helen Shaw. Row I V-Arlene Wechsler, Betty Hicks, Betty Wright, Charlotte Carl, Doris Welker, Janet Cassens Sarajane gg3:1tai1:JdEzur3L5lnIclgg::,6?gr'r5thIyi1iL?:: lgisggeeinliow V-MarJorie Hurless. Clara Behrens, Betty Darnell, LaVonne Gettemy, Dorothy Janssen, 1 ,, Row I-Mr. Brandau, Roland Kelsey, Kenny Reit 1 K 'th B M . T h . R II-D " h S ' Welffm, Merrill Church, Ed Radke, Lee Jones. Row iii-time iigllg, Lee Fralllz Birch, vligbtRelZ:ihglrOellaagil1 Doermann, Bill Cles, Jack Freeman. ' 3-vt, Junior Hi-Y is now in its tenth year at S. H. S. It is composed of freshmen and sophomore boys. The meet- ings are held at regular intervals. At each meeting- they are held in the evening-the boys are served a meal. A speaker is also engaged to tell the boys about something which should be of interest to them, Sometimes in- teresting games are played. Officers are: Roland Kelsey, presidentg Kenneth Reitzel, vice-presidentg Keith Brown, secretary-treasurer. S4 Row I-Neal Fculds, Kurt Granzow, Clair Book, Wayne Andreas Leland Davis Ed Brom ne Row I I -Charles Burkett Charles Conrad, Tom Welton, Dean Dahlgren, Paul Young, Lester lacobs Row I I I Bill Haglund Robert Wolber Dick Hill, Gene Harshman, John Griffith. Row IV-Jim Lansford DeVere Ieonard Wayne Shore Bob Griesser Dick lfluck Neil Puckett. i gm ,' '- 'llhe Senior Hi-Y is composed of junior and senior boys who have a platform of clean living, clean speech, clean athletics, and clean sportsmanship. Meetings were held on Mondays during the football season-and on Thursdays during the basketball season. At every meeting a supper prepared by girls from the Y. W. C. A. was served. After the supper followed a business meeting and a talk by some business or pro- fessional person whose ideas and opinions are very helpful to the boys. Social events of the year were a skating and sledding party with the Senior Hi-Tri girls at Sin- nissippi, January 20, and the annual meeting at the home of Lyle Wilcox. Advisers were E. E. Small and L. B. Wilcox. The officers were Clair Book, president, Leland Davis, Kurt Granzow, and Neal Foulds, vice-presidents, Wayne Andreas, secretary 5 and Edwin Browne, treasurer. Row I -Cecil Wade, Orville Wade, Mr. Twardock, Leland Book, -Marvin Harms. Row I I -Harry Deets, Clair Schwank, Howard Kraft, Leo Megli, Elwyn Long, Vernon Pyse, Ray Orlowski. Row 111wDwight Sterenberg, Marlin LeFevre, Jim Reitzel, Daryl Long, Bill Buckingham, VVayne Bauer, Marvin Mundorff, Arnold Ihen. H-4- This club was organized in the interest of rural students. A meeting was held each Wednesday at noon. Refreshments were served. A speaker was generally engaged to give a short talk. Once a month the boys had t'Gym Day" a day in which they had free use of the facilities of the Y. Nl. C. A. gym. Officers were, President, Marvin Harms 5 Vice President, Lelan Book, Secretary, Orville Wade, Treasurer, Cecil Wade, Adviser, J. A. Twardock. The Sterling Future Farmers of America chapter is one of the outstanding f" l .VK s' 'f 'SEZ' X 'M li , . Ei", . I f 5555- ,:,.. I 'gh' I 5 chapters in this part of the state. Under the leadership of J. A. Twardock they have excelled in judging contests, project work and other F. F. A. activities. The oflicers in the chapter are Wayne Friedrichs, president, Leo Megli, vice-president, Keith Smith, treasurerg Harold Steiner, secretaryg and Ray Mellott, reporter. iffy" Row I-Mr. Hoogeveen, Harold Steiner, Keith Smith, Wayne Friedrichs, Leo Megli, Rai-Mellott, Mr, Twaraock. Raw I I-Ted Scheid III, Elwyn Long, Francis Orlowski, Marlin LeFevre, Jason Ho kins, Clarence Strock, Howard aft, Ray Orlowski, Vernon Pyse. Raw III- Bob Martin, Bob Beecher, Jim Reitzel, Bill Buckingham, Keith Wells, Marvin Harms, Wayne Bauer, Richard Sanner, Orville Wade. Row I V- Paul Hague, Lester Jacobs, Gene Knox, Kenneth Harms, Jim Wink, George Reitzel, Daryl Long, Harry Deets, Carroll Shank, Dwight Sterenberg. 4 ,f if A A 'S FPL X fi- li? ,ll wif Ei ::::: . 'Q 97 Row I-Betty Gehring, John Platt, Ruth Ann Castendyck, Clarence Strock, Gordon Behrens. Row II- Helen Lea Hansen, Janie Bartel, Paul Weyrauch, Paul Hermann, Mr. Stryker. Row III-Jason Hopkins, Betty Benard, Keith Brown, Keith Swartley, Tom Bogaard. The Script is the oHicial newspaper of the high school. C0-editors Clarence Strock and Ruth Ann Castendyck were assisted -by Gordon Behrens on news, Betty Gehring on features, and Dick Smith on sports. Published once a month, the paper is a record of the year's activities, written and edited by a staff of 19 students. The final issue was a survey editio honoring the seniors. David Stryker is the adviser. ttf I I : Plogjlvus ! i I I ae u 'M sa N' I ' 4 W WIWUI' 'W My fl aw Ky m Cao X Q' ' , A" W f f ,U -4.,. ,HY .!!, ,N Diff 1 ,f b V .T H If V xglmn in J ff M11 Uv Mlm p Wx! , M, A ww V M ,Q V WML 'V ' X TY Fas F VL S2 dass di uni stu lvllu-lQ,nLnuI"""' 'D Sterling Bootery Carl J. Stutzke Bob Warner dz Son. A. dz S. Dairy. W. H. McCandless, NI. D. Dale F. Scott, M: D. Haldeman Motor Co. Sullivan's Men's and Boys' Wear Crystal Barber and Beauty Shop L. S. Reavley, M. D. Paul Philips Ray Hart Hallett School and Office Supply Co. J. F. Wingate. Dr. H. L. Acton Dr. J. K. Swain Grebner's Shoe Store Scheler Sporting Goods Store. The Smoke Shop Ben Jokerst Robert W. Besse Kennard J. Besse Dr. C. P. Danreiter Davis' Soda Grill. Cameron's Bakery Philip H. Ward E. Sz W. Clothing House. Mary Beth Harrison. T. L. Larkin The J. K. Chester Co. John Kennedy dz Otto Malon. W. H. 'Hoo-fstitler. S. E. Wheelock dz Sons. Daniels Confectionary. The Weeks Fuel Corp. Moses Dillon Co. Carl E. Sheldon Leo J. Wahl. Johnson's Tea Room Bob Thomas Lewis Kornman Paul W. Dillon. Jim Jones. Sterling Recreation. Dr. Marquis. A. dz P. Super Market. Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Ji-iam Willis S. Burr. T. Ross Young. Bogott's Welding Shop. Bradley's, Inc. Fred A. Hay. Walz Lunch. Mr. Van Andreas. Frank W, Broderick, M. Ideal Cleaners. Ward Dillon. Frank Billmire. John M. Stager. A. W. Wheeler. Elmer T. 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