Stoneham High School - Wildlife Yearbook (Stoneham, MA)
- Class of 1946
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THE SENIOR CLASS presents THE YEARBOOK 1946 Stoneham High School, Stoneham, Massachusetts To Mr. William M. Nadeau At liberty to serve as you loved best you chose the noblest way. —Baring BECAUSE as a leader you have with vision guided us to bright horizons; because as a prin- cipal you have graciously and skillfully molded our characters for our role as citizens of tomor- row; because as a friend you have enriched our lives; we, the graduating class of It) 1( of Stone- ham High School, respectfully and gratefully dedicate this hook to you. When 1 dipt into the future far as human eye could see, Saw the vision of the world and all the wonder that would be. Tennyson QujJieiuoAd Perhaps what will count most in the present period of crisis in human relationships, in the peace that follows war, will be the quality of vision shown by this generation of graduates. Just as America was founded on the ideas of our past leaders, so will our dream of a better world be fulfilled by our vision of opportunity, of equality, and of freedom. To that end do we choose Vision as the theme of our 1946 Yearbook. yta ' i aoJi The dash for the 8:12 hell. . .the last minute cramming for tests. . . the thunderous cheers on the gridiron. . .the lines in the lunchroom. . .the Glee Clubs. . .the trolley rides to the hockey games. . .the oral reports. . . the hanging of books. . .the scratching of pens. . .the basketball heroes ...the field hockey games... the domestic science projects. .. the girls’ basketball tournament ... the senseless excuses... the bluffed assign- ment. . .the chem experiments. . .the carnival. . .the prom. . . the joy at 1 : 10. .. .all these the staff hopes this book will keep forever in your memory. Editor in Chief: Sally Lawson Literary: Eileen Murphy, Ruth Gile, Ruth Jenkins, Pauline Johnson, Edward Goodwin, Mona Bruno. Art: Hazel Heath, Virginia Heath Photography: Ruth Ruck, Shirley Crane Advertising: Francis Leary, Kenneth Sanford Circulation: Patrick Vaeca, Frederick Austin Adviser: Miss Ruth Finn Typing Staff: Ethel Fullford, Angelina Gigante, Mary Valente, Fulvia Marrone, Betty McDonald, Virginia Poutre. HuiideAi the OxiiWie The directions in which education starts a man will determine his future life. Plato ADMINISTRATIONS Charles E. Varney William M. Nadeau Wendell W. Horton SUPERVISORS Eleanor M. Baker Gilda V. Drago Gertrude Johnson Vera C. Lawson HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS Carmen Buono Arthur Rush way John Connolly Kenneth Davis Ruth Finn Howard Gordon Ruth Graham Doris Gross Louise llannant Fern Heath Walter Herrick Willard Higgins Everett Hoyt Bernice Lohdell Miriam Marsh Edna MacLennan Henry Reed Anna Regish Clark Richardson Robert Swasey Earle Thibodeau 3tt illrmnriam America is the land that you have loved; On us the burden falls to lead the nations Out of this frightful wilderness of steel; On us depends the course of that which is To come hereafter — whether freedom was A stolen dream from Heaven, or is the truth On which to found the future of mankind. Davenport It is with a feeling of deep gratitude that we dedicate this page to those Stoncham men who, because of their vision of a free world, were wil- ling to tight and die for the rights of humanity. We will not break faith with those brave men who with glory and honor defended the truth and the noble ideals of the American way. V1fleA.iatye, tv tfie tfemoAi Where there is no vision the people perish Prov. 29:18 The future of our great country is largely in the hands of youth. Do not let those who exclaim about how dark the days are keep you from working hard to make America the kind of country in which you wish to live. Continue your study of history and government to learn where the great mistakes as well as the great achievement have been made. We have tried to teach you to think clearly, to weigh carefully all matters of vital interest, and then to use your best judgment in making your de- cisions. Keep faith in God and in yourselves to strengthen you for the great work which lies before you. Carry on, so that your best vision may come true. CHARLES E. VARNEY, Superintendent of Schools iP,ettLo- ' i O iceAA. Any of these may bring the dream, the vision, Clearing the sight from dimness to decision. Duggan President Vice President William Hears Anthony Coletta Secretary Treasurer Ruth Ruck Marilyn Jelley Chairman of Social Committee Alma Werre ALAN ANDERSON Just one big bundle of pep and vim When we think of fun we think of him, 1 guess we ll remember the Model A Ford And the hit the “Chicken’’ has al- ways scored. Hockey, I, 2, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Usher at Graduation, I; Prize Speaking, 1 ; Glee Club, 2, 3; Orchestra, I ; Basketball Mgr., 2. CAROLYN ANDERSON Now Rusty is a clever girl, At basketball she’s just a whirl. She surely has an unerring eye And everyone wonders how and why. Basketball, 1, 2, 3; Blue and White, 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3. WILLIAM BEARS “Biother Bill to all the girls, Valuable to us as a string of pearls. In basketball he ' s shown his skill Gentlemen, president that’s our Bill. Basketball, I, 2, 3; Baseball, 2; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Usher at Graduation, 2; Glee Club, 2, 3; President, 3. JUNE BERRY Vivacious and right on the go, Efficient, pretty, dressed just so. She finds that speaking is her meat, And we know she can’t be beat. Blue and White, 1 , 2, 3 ; Drama- tic Club, 3; Usher at Graduation, 2; Prize Speaking Contest, 1, 2; Glee Club, I, 2, 3; Secretary, 1, 2: Chairman of Social Committee of Athletic Association, 3. FREDERICK AUSTIN With the violin he shows his skill, He ' s always busy, never still. His aim in life is M. I. T. Someday an engineer he ' ll be. Yearbook Staff, 3; Blue and White, 2, 3; Dramatic Club, 3; Orchestra, 1, 2, 3. ROBERT BABCOCK Repoiter of the senior grade, A reputation he has made. His love of the great out-of-doors Accounts for friends, just scores and scores. Basketball, 2; Dramatic Club, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3; Traffic Squad, 3. BRUCE BEARS The boy who knows his algebra Must ever be a shining star; His name is Bruce; he’s known to all. And for his wink, the girls all fall. Football, I, 2, 3; Blue and White, 1, 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3. JAMES BERTWELL Tall and handsome is our Jim, Full of vigor, pep, and vim, As a mechanic he ' s a star And we know that he 11 go far. Blue and White, 1, 2, 3. EDWARD BRADLEY If laughter rocks the old class room And senior kids do as they please, And everyone begins to roar, You find the cause ' twill be this tease ! Hockey, I ; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3; Basketball Man- ager, 3. MONA BRUNA Yes, Mona s good at basketball And field hockey as well. She likes to laugh or sing a song, As anyone will tell! Field Hockey, I, 2, 3, Capt., 3; Basketball, !, 2, 3; Yearbook Staff, 3; Blue and White, 1, 2, 3; Dra matic Club, I, 2, 3; Dramatic Club Officer, 1, 3; Prize Speaking Con- test, I ; Glee Club, 1, 2, 3. RUTH BUCK A blue eyed package of dynamite A talented girl who’s always right As cheerleader, athlete, student we see Our gifted, little Ruth Marie. Basketball, 1, 2, 3; Field Hockey, I, 2, 3; Usher at Graduation, 2; Yearbook Staff, 3; Cheerleader, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Dramatic Club, 3; Glee Club, 3; Class Sec retary, 3. WILLIAM CARROLL Bill’s the student of I 2 CG, Just as earnest as he can be. He ' s the teachers ' pride and joy. For solutions he ' s the boy. Hockey, 2; Blue and White, 2, 3: Glee Club, 2, 3. JOSEPHINE CLEMENS Sturdy member of our team, Hockey always makes her beam; Liked by all her classmates many. She’s the proverbial " good penny. " Basketball, 1, 2, 3; Field Hockey, I, 2, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Dramatic Club 1,3; Glee Club 2, 3. JOANNE COCKERVILLE Whenever a voice comes booming out, You’re sure that Joanne has let out a shout! A star in hockey and basketball, She’s one grand girl and that’s not all. Basketball, I, 2, 3; Field Hockey, 1, 2, 3, Capt. 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3: Glee Club, I, 2, 3. KATHERINE CHAMBERS Katherine is a quiet miss. We ll remember her for this. Lady-like grace and charm and wit. She has quality, that ' s it. Basketball, 2, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Glee Club, I, 2, 3. NORMA CLARKE Norma s the belle of the senior class ; Popular maid and winsome lass, friendly, charming, jovial, too. She is one who’ll get her due. Usher at Graduation, 2 ; Blue and White, 2, 3 ; Basketball, 3 ; Glee Club, 3. LEATHA CLEAVES Leatha’s new to us this year. Petite package of good cleer With a smile like a radiant ray. She brings us sunshine every day. Blue and White, 1,3; Glee Club 3 TONY COLETTA If we want an answer, 1 suppose, On Rocco we ' d call, ’cause Rocco knows. At basketball he’s surely king In fact he’s tops in everything. Baseball, I, 3; Basketball, 1,2, 3; Basketball Captain, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; President of Blue and White, 3 ; Usher at Graduation, 2; Glee Club, 2, 3; President of Class, 2; Prom Committee, 2; Vice President of Class, 3. ALLEN COLLIER Allen with his friendly grin Never causes any din; But he ' s helpful every day In his jovial, kindly way. Football, I; Hockey, I, 2; Base- ball, I; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3. ALICE COOK A perfectly groomed and stylish girl With smiling face and shining curl; With clarinet she does her best. Her music passes every test. Basketball, 1, 2, 3; Blue and White, !, 2. 3: Dramatic Club 3; Usher at Graduation, 2 ; Glee Club. 3; Orchestra, 1, 2, 3. MARILYN COOK JEAN DAVARICH Just like a snail to school she came, Unwilling it is true; But she’s not late for anything She really likes to do. Blue and White, 3; Glee Club, 3. DONALD COURT The blond heartbreaker of I 2C2, There isn’t much that he can’t do; But a wonder it will ever be That his classy Ford’s not up a tree. Hockey, I ; Blue and White, 1 , 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3. Jean : s quiet and soft-spoken, But she has many a token Of big interests far afield, Often in a letter sealed. Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Glee Club, 3. MARGARET DUNBAR Vivacious Peggy likes to dance, And she can sing as well, In capers of any kind She ' ll put you under her spell. Basketball, 2, 3; Field Hockey, 3; Blue and White, I , 2, 3 ; Dramatic Club, 3; Glee Club, 3. SHIRLEY CRANE Now verything that Shirl attempts, Is done with perfect ease; She’s faithful and reliable, And always strives to please. Basketball, 1, 2, 3; Yearbook Staff, 3; Blue and White, 1, 2, 3; Dramatic Club, 3 ; Glee Club, I , 2, 3; Winter Carnival, I, 2, 3; Senior Play. DWIGHT CROW The " tall man” on the basketball team Around the court will always steam He ' s liked by all for his friendly way Because he’s cheerful every day. Basketball, 3 ; Blue and White, 1 , 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3; Senior Play. FRANK D’ANNOLFO With iet black hair and sparkling eyes, Gay Frank is qu ite the all-sports man, Who has b rought glory to our team And won for himself many a fan. Football, 1, 2; Basketball, I, 3; Blue and White, I, 2; Glee Club. !. JOANNE ENGLISH Joanne at piano plays with ease, A friendly girl and easy to please, In sports and speaking she’s made her start, Endearing herself to everyone’s heart. Basketball, 2, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Dramatic Club, 1, 3; Usher at Graduation, 2; Prize Speaking Contest, I ; Glee Club, 2, 3 ; Class Treasurer, 2; Attendant Winter Carnival, 3; Senior Play. LLOYD FILLMORE Fle’s an all-round boy with friend- ly smile And a happy manner all the while. In football he has made his fame; Well ne’er forget his well-loved name. Prize Speaking Contest, I ; Foot- ball, 1 , 2, 3 ; Hockey, 2, 3 ; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Usher at Grad- uation, 2; Glee Club, 2, 3. EMILY FITZGERALD She’s steady and reliable And conscientious, too; She’s known for dancing freckles neath Her Irish eyes of blue. Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Traffic Squad, 3; Glee Club, 3. MILDRED FITZGERALD EDWARD GOODWIN One of the twins of the I 2C class, A shy, demure, but lovely lass; Cute freckles and brown, curly hair, All make this girl so very fair. Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Glee Club, 3. MARIE FRENZO Sophisticate of the I 2B course Will yell at games until she s hoarse ; Her jolly laugh and twinkling eyes Just make for whistles and " oh my’s !” Basketball, 1 , 2 The " poet laureate” of I 2C I Who always has his homewoik done. His future at Tufts will be bright, For there he’ll show his poetic might. Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Drama- tic Club, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3; Year- book Staff, 3; Senior Play. RUTH HANSON Ruthie’s interest is well-known. For it has for years been shown. Winning ways and light brown hair Type her as a maiden fair. Basketball, 1 , 2, 3 ; Field Hockey 2; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Dra- matic Club, 2; Usher at Gradua- tion, 2; Glee Club, 3. ETHEL FULLFORD In cooperation she’s our gal, For she’s always ready to help a pal. In sports she’s won our admiration And lives up to all expectation. Field Hockey, I, 2, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Usher at Gradua- tion, 2; Glee Club, 3; Class Vice President, I ; Vice President of Athletic Association, 3; Traffic Squad, 3; Senior Play; Prom Com mittee, 2; Basketball, I, 2, 3; Win- ter Carnival Attendant, 3; Year- book Staff, 3. ANGELINA GIGANTE Oh, Angie’s the lady of our I 2B Who looked so cute at the class tea. An able student with winning way, She will win fame some future day. Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Year- book Staff, 3. RUTH GILE The genius of the whole twelfth grade, Ruth has high honors always made. In field hockey she does her best, And writes for Yearbook without rest. Yearbook Staff, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3 ; Glee Club, 2, 3. ARTHUR HARRINGTON Hector’s known to one and all. Favorite habitat, the " Hall.” Quiet, studious, he ' s the man Who’ll get far in his life span. Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3; Military Drill, I, 2. RICHARD HARRINGTON Dick’s the pilot of our class Who is admired by every lass. Able drummer of a band. He receives an ample hand. Football, 2; Blue and White, i, 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3; Orchestra, 2 3; Military Drill, I ; Senior Play. DOROTHEA HASTINGS Little package of sparkling wit Dottie Hastings’s surely it! Neat and trim as she can be, We admire her, you can see. Basketball, I, 2, 3; Field Hockey Manager, 3; Blue and White, 1, 2 3; Traffic Squad, 3; Dramatic Club 1, 3; Dramatic Club Officer, I ; Glee Club, 2, 3. HAZEL HEATH The artist of the senior class, A sweet and smiling little lass, This able student, writer, too, Has talents enough for any two. Blue and White, 2, 3; Yearbook Staff, 3; Glee Club, 3. VIRGINIA HEATH An artist, a singer, a speaker is she Who keeps us all guessing what she will be. But her winning smile and most helpful way Make her a girl we like all the day. Yearbook Staff, 3; Blue and White, 1, 2, 3; Dramatic Club, 3; Prize Speaking Contest, I, 2; Glee Club, 3; Senior Play. MARJORIE JOHNSON Our Ma rjie is so very neat, Always well-groomed from head to feet ! She plays the piano more than wc-11 And in our hearts is surely swell. Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Traffic Squad, 1, 2; Glee Club, I. PAULINE JOHNSON Johnnie ' s the lady of our " class, A smiling, friendly, cheerful lass. At all our parties she’s a hit, For she always plays and does her bit. Basketball, 1, 3; Field Hockey, 1; Yearbook Staff, 3; Blue and White, 1, 2, 3; Dramatic Club, 3: Glee Club Pianist, Girls, 1, Boys, 2, 3; Senior Play. LEONORE HENRY A quiet, shy, demure young thing Who does her best in everything. Although she’s far from being loud She’s ne’er forgotten in a crowd. Blue and White, 1 , 2, 3 ; Glee Club, 3. MARILYN JELLEY Beautiful and blonde, our Lynne. Ready smile, contagious grin, Always calm, sweet, serene, She is truly our class queen. Basketball, 1 , 2, 3 ; Field Hockey, I, 2; Cheerleader, 2, 3; Blue and White, 1 , 2, 3 ; Dramatic Club, 3 ; Marshal at Graduation, 2; Glee Club, 3; Attendant at Winter Car- nival, 2. RUTH JENKINS Now Jenkie is a studious kid, Whose spelling record has brought her fame. In fact, she excels in all she does, And friendliness is her middle name. Basketball, 1, 2, 3; Yearbook Staff, 3; Blue and White, 1, 2, 3; Glee Club, 1, 2, 3; Winter Car- nival, 1, 2, 3. RUTH KELLEY Ruth Kelley is very shy. But she’ll change some by an d by, When she’s in an office chair Typing letters with a flair. Basketball, 1 , 2, 3 ; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Dramatic Club, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3 ; Field Hockey, 1 . BARBARA KENNEY Hockey manager was Barb, Known to all the team as a friend. What her final work will be Is a mystery to the end. Glee Club, I ; Basketball, I , ; Field Hockey, 1, 2; Blue and White, 1, 2, 3; Field Hockey Man- ager, 3. LILLIAN KITTREDGE When “Lil” goes out for basket- ball, As guard she’s really swell; She’s happy, gay and carefree, too Say those who know her well. Basketball, 1, 2, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3. SHIRLEY KNIGHT A cheerleader with quiet air, A hard working girl who’s on the square, And friendly, too, to all she meets With a genial word to all she greets. Basketball, I, 3; Cheerleader, 3; Blue and White, 1, 2, 3; Traffic Squad, 3; Glee Club, 3. GENEVIEVE LABOMBARD Left inner on the hockey team; A player strictly on the beam; Gen is a girl in 1 2CG, A loyal friend to you and me. Basketball, I, 2, 3; Blue and White, 1, 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3; Field Hockey, 1, 2, 3. FRANCIS LEARY For prize speaking he’s our boy. His humor ever brings us joy; His curly hair and smiling eyes Cause heart throbs and a dozen sighs. Yearbook Staff, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Dramatic Club, 3; Prize Speaking Contest, 1, 2; Glee Club, 2; Winter Carnival, 2, 3; Senior Play, 3. FRANK LeBRUN Frank is a strong and silent man Who drives with skill a car. He has for life a perfect plan, So he should travel far. Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Traffic Squad, 3. VIRGINIA LANGILLE After hockey bully off she goes, Though we all pity her luckless foes ; She wins or loses without a whim. For Ginny has the athlete ' s vim. Basketball, I, 2, 3; Blue and White, I , 2, 3 ; Dramatic Club, 3 ; Glee Club, I, 2, 3; Bowling, I; Field Hockey, I, 2, 3. SALLY LAWSON She s the same old Sal from day to day. Known for her smile and friendly way. A whiz at history, English, too, With a kindly word for me and you. Basketball, I, 2, 3; Field Hock- ey, I, 2, 3; Yearbook Staff, Editor 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3; Chairman of Social Committee, 2; Traffic Squad, 2, 3; Dramatic Club, I, 3; Usher at Graduation, 2 CHARLES LAYMAN Now Charlie is our drop-kick man, His kicks always the field will span. At social gatherings he’s no dilly, He even makes great Van seem silly. Football, 1, 2, 3; Baseball, 1, 2, 3; Soccer, I, 2, 3; Basketball, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Usher at Graduation, 2; Glee Club, 2, 3. GLORIA LEE Gloria Lee is pretty and pert, And we might say, a bit of a flirt; Of all her hobbies, she enjoys art, Next to breaking o f many a heart. Basketball, 3 ; Field Hockey, 1 ; Blue and White, 3 ; Glee Club, 2. NORMAN LEET An expert marksman with his gun Is Norman who thinks outdoors is fun In I 2CG he shows his worth. With playful pranks and gleeful mirth. Football, 3; Traffic Squad, I, 2; Blue and White, I, 2; Usher at Graduation, 2. GORDON LISTER Gordon, better known as " Stick,” Knows just every hockey trick. Redhead, is a whiz at math, Never shows a bit of wrath. Hockey, I, 2, 3; Blue and White I, 2, 3; Usher at Graduation, 2; Glee Club, 2, 3; Vice President of Class, 2. BAXTER LITTLE Little isn t very small When he’s padded for football; Always smiling, full of fun, Liked and sought by everyone. Football, 1, 2, 3; Hockey, 1, 2, 3; Blue and White, 1, 2, 3; Base- ball Manager, 1. LAURA LIVINGSTONE Short, petite, and quite vivacious, Laura’s always on the go; And her sense of humor rare Makes her one we like to know. Basketball, I, 2, 3; Field Hockey 1 , 2, 3 ; Glee Club, 1 ; Blue and White, I, 2, 3. ROBERT MAC HENRY Bob, always laughing and on the go, Has never even made a foe; For he can dance and he can sing,- W hy he can do most anything! Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Traffic Squad, 2; Glee Club, 2, 3; Dra- matic Club, 3 ; Dramatic Club Of- ficer, 3. JEAN MACKAY We know that Jeannie’s beautiful, And her glamorous complexion Is quite the envy of all girls In the senior College section. Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Dra- matic Club, 3; Traffic Squad, 3; Senior Play. GRACE LOCKHART Though Grace had to move this year, Still to us she’s dear; Rippling laughs and naive way Makes her more than just O.K. Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Traffic Squad, 3 ; Dramatic Club, I . BETTY MACDONALD Though she seems both quiet and shy. Those who know her say That she’s always lots of fun. In her own sweet way. Yearbook Staff, 3; Blue and White, 1, 2, 3; Dramatic Club, 3; Glee Club, 3. ALBERT MAC HENRY At hockey and football he ' s our star. We hope at Dartmouth he’ll go far And make a name for Stonehain High, With greater triumphs by and by. Football, 1,2, 3; Captain, 3; Hockey, 1, 2, 3; Captain, 3; Bas- ketball, 1; Blue and White, 1, 2; Traffic Squad, I. MILDRED MAHN She’s studious and hard-working too. And eager to succeed. We know that Millie already has The qualities she’ll need. Basketball, 3 ; Blue and White, 1 , 2, 3 ; Glee Club, 3 ; Dramatic Club, 3. FULVIA MARRONE She’s pretty and she’s popular, She’s always loads of fun; Her laughter gay has carried her Through everything she’s done. Basketball, I, 2, 3; Field Hockey I, 2, 3; Blue and White, 1, 2, 3; Dramatic Club, 3 ; Usher at Grad- uation, 2; Glee Club, 2, 3. MARY LOU McLOUGHLIN Fair Lulu is our great sports fan, Who gives, with zest and sunny smile, All the encouragement she can In her entertaining style. Basketball, 1, 2, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Traffic Squad, 3; Dramatic Club, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3. ALFRED MEEGAN OK, he is one swell kid to know, A friendly sort of pal; He ' s nonchalant and carefree, too, And full of fun, our Al. Football Manager, 2; Hockey Manager, I, 2; Blue and White, 1, 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3. ESTHER MELKONIAN Although she’s quiet and reserved. She makes her presence known; Because of her sincere friendliness, Her circle of friends has grown. Basketball, 1, 2, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3. BARBARA MORIN A black-haired, brown-eyed little miss We cannot from our thoughts dis- miss ; For Barb is filled with jokes and mirth. And at hockey, too, has shown her worth. Basketball, 1 , 3 ; Field Hockey. 1, 2, 3; Cheerleader, 2, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Glee Club, I. EILEEN MURPHY Her quality of leadership Is known to all of us. We ' ve seen her way of doing things Without a bit of fuss. Yearbook Staff, 3; Blue and White, 1, 2, 3; Dramatic Club, I; Glee Club, 2, 3. HARRY MELKONIAN Whenever we see Harry gay He ' s riding in his car. H is knowledge of geography Should carry him afar. Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3. TENA MILANO Whenever a call for a typist goes out, Our Tena will answer without a doubt ; And then we will prove that she ' ll be a find In the business career that she has in mind. I i Blue and White 1 , 2, 3 ; Dramatic Club, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3. FRANK MITCHELL " Mitch " is the small man of our class, He ' s quiet; and although He doesn’t talk, he really is A wonderful person to know. Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3 ; Basketball, I ; Cadets, 1, 2, 3. VIVIAN OLSEN It is not very hard to guess Where " Stretch " got her nickname. She’s good at basketball because Of her height and accurate aim. Basketball, I, 2, 3; Blue and White, I. 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3. HERBERT PARKS Our docile Herb’s a real meat cutter, Who doesn’t mind when people mutter; For he is always rational To mobs at the First National. Blue and White, 1 , 2, 3 ; Glee Club, 3. ROBERT PEACOR A quiet, studious gentleman Who always says, “I know I can. At algebra he shows his skill And demonstrates his power of will. Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Usher at Graduation, 2; Glee Club, 3. JEAN PENTA Dark and winsome, that ' s our Jean, Never angry, never mean, Knows her Beethoven and Bach, Music to her is just a lark. Basketball, I, 2, 3; Field Hockey 2, 3 ; Dramatic Club, 3 ; Glee Club, Girls ' Pianist, 2, 3; Blue and White. I, 2, 3; Orchestra, I, 2, 3. ADELINE PEZZOLE Adeline is the fast hockey wing Chasing the ball with plenty of swing. Better than studies she likes her sports, But she abhors all written reports. Basketball, I, 2, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Usher at Graduation 2; Glee Club, I, 3; Field Hockey 1, 2, 3. IRENE REILLY This up and coming pert young gal Is certainly a loyal pal. Her jet black hair and sparkling looks Means more to us than any book. Blue and White, I , 2, 3 ; Glee Club, I, 2, 3. KENNETH SANFORD When you want to know the an- swer. To a question great or small, Ask him and he’s sure to tell you for this genius is on call. Yearbook Staff, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3 ; Dramatic Club, 3 ; Orchestra, I, 2, 3; Winter Carni- val, 3. CHRISTINE PEZZOLE Tena’s good in most all sports. And she s never out of sorts. She is tops in loyalty, Always a good quality. Basketball, I ; Blue and White, ! , 2, 3; Field Hockey, I, 2, 3; Gle3 Club, 3. A. VIRGINIA POUTRE This beautiful girl in the business course Has a simple sweetness that never is forced She sings and dances with a light, carefree air, But her clever mind proves h ' -r more than just fair. Yearbook Staff, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Glee Club, 3. GEORGE PROODIAN " Neige ’ is known for all the fun He ' s given us while on the run. In basketball he is a shark. And school to him is just a lark. Basketball, 1, 2, 3; Baseball, 1, 2, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Ush- er at Graduation, 2; Glee Club, 2, 3; Football Manager, 2; Senior Play. STANLEY SAXBY Sta n who lives without a flaw H as a desire to study law. He’s an addi tion to Stoneham High, What a heartbreaker, my, oh, my! Football, 3; Blue and White, 1, 2, 3; Usher at Graduation, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3; Cadets, I, 2, 3, Cap- tain 3; Senior Play. PHILIP SHAW He’s always up to something new. This witty little guy, He’s rarely seen not laughing, for No joke can pass him by. Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3. ROBERT SMITH Lochinvar of the C2 class. Keeps the traffic lines in time, Manages basketball as well. Engineering’s the goal for him. Baseball. 1 ; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Traffic Squad, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3; Usher at Graduation, 2; Bas- ketball Manager, 3; Senior Play. TONY SPADAFORA NANCY TRAEGDE Spat’s always in the sports line-up 1 hroughout the long school year, And has a personality That brings him many a cheer Football, I, 2, 3; Football Cap- tain, 3; Basketball, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Usher at Gradua- tion, 2; Glee Club, 2, 3. RAYMOND STONE R.K..O. Booster is his claim, Band leader in the road to fame; Always laughing, full of fun, That’s Ray, ever on the run. Baseball, 3; Soccer, I, 2, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Usher at Grad- uation, 2; Glee Club, 2, 3. Diminutive in size, she has A captivating smile; She’ll make a joke of anything, And keep laughing all the while. Blue and White, 1 , 2, 3 ; Glee Club, 3. DAVID TRENHOLM David ' s a boy with talents galore. Each day indeed surprising us more ; Football and hockey, and singing, too, “Frankie’’ has lots to fear from you ! Football, 2, 3; Hockey, I, 2, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3; Hockey Captain, 3; Baseball Manager, 2. GRACE TAURO She is well dressed and popular, She s sure a whiz on ice; And Gracie s made a lot of friends Who th ink she’s really nice. Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Basket- ball, 2, 3; Dramatic Clu b, i, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3; Senior Play. JUNE TAYLOR A merry giggle that’s contagious Is typical of June, For she can laugh at any time In the morning or at noon. Blue and White 3; G1 ee Club 2, 3. SHIRLEY THOMPSON Whe rever excitement is found, You re sure to see Shirley around. A cheerleader who has brought us fame, Miss Shirley Thompson is her name. Basketball, I, 2, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Cheerleader, 3; Field Hockey, I ; Glee Club, 2, 3. BEATRICE TURNER Our Beatrice has a flair for art Her drawing we ' ve admired; She’s also keen at basketball, Of which she’s never tired. Basketball, 1, 2, 3; Field Hockey I, 2, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Glee Club, 2. 3. PAT VACCA Publicity manager of our book, Oh, how we like his friendly looks! His cheerful manner and naive way Have more than once just saved the day. Basketball, I, 2, 3; Traffic Squad 3; Glee Club, 2, 3. MARY VALENTE 1 he genius of the business coarse Has worked hard for success; And Mary’s always studied more Than we could ever guess. Yearbook Staff, 3; Blue and White. I, 2. 3. WINONA VAUGHN Winona is the quiet type , Who works while others rest; Her aptitude in business line Will bring to her the best. Blue and White, I, 2, 3 ; Glee Club, 3. JESSE WADE Jesse’s the goalie of our team. Of the players, the top cream. Popular senior it is true, Always proving to be true blue. Hockey, I, 2, 3; Baseball, 2; Baseball Manager, 2; Blue anJ White, I, 2, 3. JOHN WINTON T1 he athlete of the senior class H as often tossed the winning pass. At physics he is also master, And none on basketball court is faster. Football, 3; Baseball, I, 2, 3; Captain, 3; Basketball, 1, 2, 3 : Usher at Graduation, 2; Glee Club. Traffic Squad, 3; Dramatic Club, 3; 2, 3; President of A. A., 3; Senior Play. GORDON WORTHEN Louis is to all a friend. His rich humor has no end. Excellent manager of our team, Ideal classmate it would seem. Hockey, I ; Baseball, I ; Blue and hite. I, 2, 3; Traffic Squad, 2, 3; Dramatic Club, 3; Football Mana er. 3; Marshal at Graduation, President, 3; Glee Club, 3; King , f Winter Carnival, 3; Treasurer of A. A., 3: Senior Play. ALMA WERRE We ' ve yet to see our Alma sad; Her hearty laughter makes us glad. Though queen of cheers and gaiety She rises above frivolity. Cheerleaders, I, 2, 3; Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Captain of Cheer- leaders, 3; Traffic Squad, 3; Usher at Graduation, 2 ; Glee Club, 3; Chairman of Social Committee, 3; A A. Officer, 3; Field Hockey, I; Senior Play. HATHORNE WHISTON Quiet, with an air of ease, Hathorne always aims to please, Traffic man right at his post, One of the boys admired the most. Blue and White, I, 2, 3; Traffic Squad, 2, 3; Glee Club, 2, 3. ALFRED WHITE Handsome, amiable is our Ai Friend and always trustworthy pal, Capable, efficient, too. Always ready for something new. Blue and White, 1 , 2, 3 ; Usher at Graduation, 1 ; Glee Club, 1, 2. TOM THORNTON Though Tom just came here late this year We’ve come to know him well. His genial smile makes him a frienc! As anyone will tell. i-jos tfenicPi UanaM Present promise and wealth of the future beyond the eye ' s scope Browning MACDONALD MEDALS For Scholarships, Character, and (rood Influence in the School Kenneth V. Sanford Ruth L. Gile Mary J. Valente CLASS HISTORIAN Sally L. Lawson GRADUATION ADDRESS .... Ruth M. Buck Preliminary Honor Group (R average or higher for four years) Kenneth Sanford Ruth Gile Mary Valente Virginia Heath Mary Lou McGloughlin Sally Lawson Virginia Pout re Fred Austin Ruth Buck Emily Fitzgerald Dorothea Hastings Joanne Cockerille Ruth Jenkins Eileen Murphy John Win ton Hazel Heath Mildred Fitzgerald Robert Peacor Jean MacKay Pauline Johnson William Bears CLASS PROPHECY CLASS WILL Alma Werre John Winton and Ethel Fullford The following awards and prizes will be announced at graduation exercises: History Medals ....... Mathematic and Science Medal ..... Grange Art Prize ....... Grange Music Prize ...... American Legion Medal ..... Carrie S. Ireland Citizenship Award .... Parent-Teacher Scholarships ..... Teachers’ Club Scholarship . . ... Blue and White Scholarship ..... Graduation Joanne Cockerille John Winton Virginia Heath Ethel Fullford Norman Leet Sally Lawson Committee Robert Peacor Betty MacDonald George Proodian Raymond Stone Tony Spadafora )3 o-aH-a-£iHe4 Chicken Every Sunday Strawberry Girl The Man Who Asked Why Anything Can Happen Captains C o u r ageo us Men Must Act Brave Nurse The Rooster Crows My Musical Life She’s Off to College At Home With Music A Touch of Greatness Try and Stop Me The Murmur of Wings The Lively Lady Pillars of the Church Bolts of Melody A Star Danced One Minute to Play Little Men Lovely is the Lee So Big- Blithe Spirit Watch that Pass Private Secretary Blessed are the Meek The Fighting American Somewhat Angels The Encyclopedia Britannica Daddy Long Legs Innocent Merriment I ' ve Been Around So Far Si) Good All This and Heaven Too The Boy From Maine The Wisdom Tree Careers in the Making Weeds of Lawn and Garden What Cheer The Little Minister Mv Greatest Days in Baseball ★ ★ £ong.-a-£Lk i I Can’t Begin to Tell You Anchors Aweigh I ' m Beginning to See the Light You’re a Sweetheart You Cant H ave Everything You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To Let the Rest of the World Go By Sweet Kate Alan Anderson Carolyn Anderson Fred Austin Eddie Bradley Mona Bruno, Joanne Gockerille Tony Coletta, John Winton Shirley Crane Dwight Crows Joanne English Mildred Fitzgerald Ruthie Gile Eddie Goodwin Art Harrington Dick Harrington Dottie Hastings Lee Henry, Bea Turner Pauline Johnson Shirley Knight Genevieve LaBombard Frannie Leary, Frank Mitchell Gloria Lee Gordon Lister Betty MacDonald A1 MacHenry Fully Marrone Esther Melkonian Johnny Melkonian Christine Pezzole, Adeline Pezzo Ken Sanford Stan Saxby Philip Shaw Robert Smith June Taylor Dave Trenholm Tom Thornton Mary Valente Winona Vaughan Jesse Wade Alma Werre Hathorne Whiston John Winton ★ ★ ★ Bob Babcock Billy Bears Bruce Bears June Berry Jimmy Birtwell , Ruth Buck Bill Carroll, Norman Leet Kay Chambers The Very Thought of You Embraceable You I Love Life The iVIan I Love It’s Been A Long, Long Time Lookie, Lookie, Lookie, Here Comes Coo Dancing in the Dark For He ' s A Jolly Good Fellow Something Sentimental Take It Easy He Wears a Pair of Silver Wings Freckles, Is Her Name Lady Be Good Lovely To Look At Keepin’ Out of Mischief, Now Let’s Take the Long Way Home Ya-ta-ta Ya-ta-ta Ya-ta-ta, Talk, Talk, Talk I’ll See You in My Dreams Please Give Me Something to Remember Yo Fancy Free The Sunshine of Your Smile Anybody Here Seen Kelley? 1 Got It Bad My Guy’s Come Back Just A Regular Girl A Friend of Yours You Gotta Be a Football Hero Rock of Ages Aren’t You Glad You’re You Laura The Sheik of Araby Sweet and Lovely Til the End of Time Take Me out to the Ball Game I’ll Get By He Had To Get Out And Get Under I’m Always Chasing Rainbows Let Me Call You Sweetheart When Irish Eyes Are Smiling Put That Ring On My Finger A Romantic Guy 1 I Got Rhythm How Many Hearts Have You Broken Dark Eyes 1 Don’t Care Why Knows It You Ought To Be In Pictures Always Skater’s Waltz Nancy, With the Laughing Face Personality The Butcher Boy For Me God Save The King Home Town Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Don’t Forget Tonight Tomorrow We Are The Government Mess Call Tramp, Tramp, Tramp Stouthearted Men Music Makers Golden Days Great Day Norma Clarke Leatha Cleaves Josephine Clement Allen Collier A lice Cook, Johnny Melkonian ie Marilyn Cook Don Court Fran k D’Annolfo Jean Davarich Peggy Dunbar Lloyd Fillmore Emily Fitzgerald Marie F renzo Ethel Fullford Angie Gigante Ruthie Hanson, Bob Peacor Hazel Heath Ginger Heath By Marilyn Jelley Ruthie Jenkins Marjorie Johnson Ruthie Kelley Barbara Kenney Lillian Kittredge Virginia Langille Sally Lawson Chari ie Layman F rank LeBrun Baxter Little Laura Livingstone Bob MacHenry Jean MacKay Milly Mahn Mary Lou McGloughlin A1 Meegan Harry Melkonian Tena Milano Barbara Morin Eileen Murphy Y ' ivian Olsen Herbie Parks Jean Penta Virginia Poutre George Proodian Irene Reilly Ray Stone Tony Spadafora, Shirley Thompson Grade Tauro Nancy Traegde Pat Vacca A1 White Louie Worthen Stoneham Chemistry Lab. Banquet Night The Faculty Noon Recess The Cadets The Football Team The Orchestra School Days Graduation Ab. W,t Ate. OAttn— GIRL BOY Best Looking Barbara Morin Alan Anderson Best Dressed Leatha Cleaves Tony Spadafora Best Dancer Shirley Knight Donald Court Best Natured Sally Lawson Tony Coletta Best Politician Eileen Murphy Robert Babcock Best All Around Eileen Murphy Ruth Buck David Trenholm Most Popular Marilyn Jclley William Bears Most Athletic Joanne Cockerille John Winton Most Likely to Succeed Ruth Gile Kenneth Sanford Most Capable Shirley Crane Frederick Austin Most Helpful Shirley Crane Robert Babcock Most Respected Ruth Buck John Winton Most Poised Virginia Poutre Robert Peacor Most Talkative Dorothea Hastings Frank LeBrun Most Modest Nancy Traegde Hathorne Whiston Most Likable June Berry Tony Coletta Most Businesslike Mary Valente Pat Vacca Most Original Hazel Heath Edward Goodwin Most School Spirited Alma Werre Albert MacHenry Most Personality Joanne English Tony Coletta Most Talented Jean Penta Frederick Austin Kenneth Sanford Most Independent Virginia Langille Gordon Lister Class Sweetheart Barbara Morin Alan Anderson Class Wit Mona Bruno Raymond Stone Class Heartbreaker Barbara Morin Alan Anderson Class Flirt Jean MacKay Baxter Little Class Actress and Actor Joanne English Francis Leary Class Couple Marilyn Jelley Gordon Worthen Favorite Teacher Miss Gross Favorite Subject Gym Favorite Song “Oh, What It Seemed To Be” Favorite Sport Hockey Favorite Singer Bing Crosby Favorite Radio Prog ram Bob Hope Favorite Sandwich Ham on Ry e Favorite Band Vaughan Munroe Favorite Pastime Athletics univA O iceAi Tomorrow to fresh woods and pastures new. — Milton President Vice President Raymond Iverson Robert Page Secretary Joan Severance Treasurer Alvin Bears Chairman of Social Committee Shirley Martin !£oftAom.oA£. O iceAi Walk with faith, and be sure you’ll get through it; For " Where there’s a will there’s a way. Cook President Francis McHugh Vice President Donald Sullivan Secretary Marjorie Ringham Treasurer Robert Swift Chairman of Social Committee William Simkins OlaAA Uiito-ty I was typing the feature story for the Sun- day edition of the “New York Tribune.” My mind was is far-off New Mexico, the locale of my story, when Slim, the copy hoy, stuck his head around the corner and yelled, “Hey Sal! The old man wants to see you.” An- other assignment. This time it was to inter- view Doctor Ramona Bruno, the famous psychiatrist. I was to see her after her lec- ture at the convention of the National Med- ical Society that same evening. I knew we had been classmates at Stoneham High School years ago, hut I wondered if the fa- mous doctor would care to recall those care- free, happy days. Imagine my surprise and delight when, having been ushered into her presence, she immediately recognized me and cried out in delight. Immediately all thoughts of the as- signment were swept from my head, and the two of us were off reminiscing about our schooldays together at Stoneham High. Mona started, “Remember our freshman year? We were all enthusiastic about foot- ball. The Winchester hike and football game were the great events of that year! We all hiked over in a group led by our ex- uberant cheerleaders. What fun it was!” “It certainly was heartbreaking,” I said, “to lose that game in the last fifteen seconds of play after having outplayed them most of the game.” “That year our English teacher, Miss Al- ger, left us to join the WAGS.” Mona re- minded me. “But we were fortunate to have Mrs. Hines, a former Stoneham teacher, to sub- stitute for her,” 1 replied. “A1 MacHenry was president of the class that year, Sal, wasn’t he?” “Yes, Mona, and Ethel Fullford was vice- president; June Berry, secretary; Baxter Little, treasurer; and Barbara Morin, chair- man of the social committee. We put on a dance called the Freshman Hop. It was quite a success, too. Don’t you remember V” " Yes, Sal, I do! The Dramatic Club play that year was called ‘A Yankee in King Ar- thur’s Court,’ wasn’t it? We didn’t have much to do with the play itself, but we were part of an enthusiastic audience.” “The sophomore year was a very exciting one for us, Mona, as it was our first year in the senior high school. We certainly thought we were something pretty special that first day of school as we proudly walked up to the senior high !” “Yes, we were proud, Sal, hut also a little hit frightened. The question in everyone’s mind was, ‘How will we fare in high school ?’ ” “The saddest and probably most remem- bered event of that year, Mona, was the passing of Mr. Watson, our beloved friend and principal.” “Indeed it was, Sal, for he was a true friend to all girls and hoys.” " It was the first chance any of the girls had to enter competitive sports and we did enter them with a bang! The field hockey team beat Reading 2-0, and tied our long- standing rival, Melrose 2-2.” “Do you remember the football dance and skit put on by the cheerleaders? It was a riot! The only cheerleader from our class was Alma Werre. Wasn’t it at that dance that Mr. Higgins did the ‘boomps-a-daisy’ with Miss Regis? I thought they were loads of fun!” ‘‘The Dramatic Club was reorganized that year, Mona, and Dot Hastings was an officer from our class. Who were our class offic- ers that year?” “Tony Spadafora was president; Ethel Fullford was vice-president; June Berry, secretary; Louise Poole, treasurer; and Shirley Thompson, chairman of the social committee. The girls must have had pri- ority !” “The basketball team finished thind in the Middlesex League, Mona. The only let- terman from our class was John Winton.” “The annual prize-speaking contest was held in May, and a member of our class, June Berry, won first prize. Quite an honor, Sal, I’d say for a sophomore. Joanne Eng- lish, another sophomore, received honor- able mention!” “Baseball marked the end of the sports season of ’4 1 with Stoneham having won eight games and lost eight games. Even Slieven !” “Say, Sal, do you remember the basket- ball tournament? What fun we had get- ting ready for it with cheers, costumes, and those rip-roaring songs.” “June! Then the Class of ' ll graduated and we were juniors! What happened of importance that year, Mona?” “When the class election returns were counted, Sal, we found our new executive oflicers were Tony Coletta, president; Gor- don Lister, vice-president; Joanne English, treasurer. You were chairman of the social committee; and June Berry was to serve her third successive year as class secretary.” “It seems to me that as I recall it, Mona, that the football season was a great success that year with Stoneham winning six games out of eight. Lettermen were Baxter Little, Dave Trenholm, A1 MacHenry and Tony Spadafora. The cheerleaders from our class were Alma Werre, Marilyn Jelley and Bar- bara Morin.” “Remember the after-school s essions with Mr. Davis, Sal? Tonic and pop was the or- der of the day. The algebra tests somehow seemed easier with some energy afforded us by refreshments. It was fun!” “Another interesting junior subject was chemistry with the lab periods on Wednes- day. It’s still a miracle to me that we never blew anybody sky high !” “Our class was well represented on the field hockey team with Bea Turner, Laura Livingstone, Ruth Buck, Joanne Cockerille and I all receiving our letters.” “The basketball team was handicapped by the loss of many outstanding players to the service, hut the hoys carried on with a great spirit. I recall Johnnie Winton and Tony Coletta as the outstanding players from our class, Mona.” “And what fun we had going to the hock- ey games in the Boston Garden on the ‘Yel- low Peril.’ We had a wonderful time cele- brating our victories; and victories they were, for that year Stoneham won the G.B.I. Hockey League Championship.” “The next big event was the Winter Car- nival, Mona. It was at the ball that the com- bined Boys’ and Girls’ Glee Clubs first sang together. They were a big hit!” " I guess it was just about this time in the year, Sal, that our class started losing hoys to the service. Two I remember were John- ny Melkonian and Boh Dorrie.” “Did we have a prom, Mona?” “I 11 say we did, Sal, and a good one too, with Ken Reeves and his orchestra playing.” “Next came graduation. How lovely and poised were Marilyn Jelley and Gordon Worthcn as the junior marshals. After the evening was finished we realized that we were seniors. “After a wonderful summer vacation, Sal, hack to school we went to start on what was to be the most important of all our school years. We were seniors, the Class of ’46!” “In September we started the year off ' right with the A. A. Dance. The football season came and went, and though our scores weren’t the best, Mona, the games were nevertheless very exciting. The sea- son started with a victory when we beat Ip- swich. Charlie Layman, Dave Trenholm, and Co-Captains A1 MacHenry and Tony Spadafora all did well in the games.” “Remember the football team put on a dance and the cheerleaders led some cheers, Sal! They certainly were snappy in their blue and white uniforms. Cheerleaders from our class were Alma Werre, captain of the squad, Marilyn Jelley, Barbara Morin, Ruth Buck, Shirley Knight and Shirley Thomp- son. They were something to he proud of.” “The girls’ field hockey team tied Win- chester ()-(), beat Malden 6-0, and was beat- en by a new rival, Swampscott 1-0. You were a co-captain, weren’t you, Mona? And Joanne Cockerille was the other. With the help of Miss Hannant, we put on a banquet for ourselves, and it certainly was fun. Our brilliant idea of having paper plates so that we wouldn’t have to do dishes was a brain- storm !” “The senior class elections were held, and Bill Bears became our president; Tony Co- letta, vice-president; Bucky, secretary; Lynn, treasurer; and Alma Werre, chair- man of the social committee.” “The basketball team captained by John- nie Winton and Tony Coletta and coached by Mr. Buono was among the best. Bill Bears, Lefty D’Annolfo, Pat Vacca, George Proodian, Charlie Layman and Tony Spad- afora made up the seniors on the team. “The Winter Carnival was the next event of importance, Sal. The races went off well, hut we were disappointed in the hockey game. Every day we set to play Rindge, the G.B.I. Champions, the weather was bad. We were disappointed, hid the wonderful Winter Carnival Ball fully made up for our disappointment. Remember the pageant the officers of the dramatic club helped plan with Miss Cross? King Gordon Worthen and Queen Marilyn Jelley presided over the carnival court with a regal air as the court entertainers performed. Remember Dave Trenholm’s and my singing of Must a Little Fond Affection, Sal ’ The ceremony was climaxed by the grand march led hv Fred- die Austin as old King Winter.” “In February we found our class pres- ident, Rill Rears, was to leave us to join the Navy. The night before he left a party was held for him in the gym, and he was pre- sented with a silver identification bracelet from the class.” “Didn’t we have a swell senior play, Sal ‘? The title ‘Out of the Frying Pan’ — and into the lire — was typical of our class. After see- ing the play we realized that we had some real talent in our class. Wasn’t Jo English a panic as the landlady? And Frannie Leary was a riot ! Nobody could have been as dumb as Dumb Dottie; the way Alma Wer- re played that part was amazing!” “I’ll bet Dwight Crow liked his part! And how could Smitty have been so cruel to poor little Alma? Gracie Tauro should get a medal for her tine performance under the handicap she had.” SAaduatian AdcfoeAl “Let us reckon upon the future. A time will come when the science of destruction shall bend before the arts of peace; when the genius which nullifies our powers which creates new products — which diffuses comfort and happiness among the great mass of people shall occupy in the general estimation of mankind that rank which rea- son and common sense now assign to it.” So reads a well-known quotation. We, the graduating class of 1!)1(5, are stepping out into a world strengthened by the past and disrupted by the present a world look- ing forward to a future which will offer something better than has been offered by either the past or the present. The fate of the world is the problem facing us today. In our hands are placed the weapons of de- struction and the instruments of peace. Our use of them will determine our route, down- ward to despair and destruction or upward to prosperity and peace. “In April the class assembly was held to announce the class honors. None of us was surprised when Mr. Nadeau announced the winners of the MacDonald Medals as Ken- neth Sanford, Ruth Gile, and Mary Valente, and Ruth Ruck as the one to give the grad- uation address. It was at this class meeting that we realized we were almost at the end of our high school years.” “Our class, I remember, Mona, was the first to have a spring concert. It was held in April and featured the junior high band, (lie orchestra, and the combined Roys’ and Girls’ Glee Clubs.” “Remember, Sal, how we waited and planned for the prom, the class banquet, and the many other class events that ended only too soon before June 13, 1946, that night of nights graduation! We were to be separated and each go his different way. Some were to go on to college; others, out into the business world. We all wondered if we would fulfill tbe ambitions we had on that night.” “Mona, we’ve been talking a long time, and I haven’t any information about your career for the paper. Well, never mind! I’ll come tomorrow and interview you. It’s been wonderful recalling our high school years. They certainly were great!” SALLY LAWSON Where do we, as graduates, stand in re- lation to the world and the problems con- fronting it? The second great war of this century has just been brought to an end. World War I was fought “to make the world safe for democracy.” World War II was to be tbe war “to end all wars.” Are we going to let the peace for which our fathers and brothers yes, even some of our schoolmates -fought, be lost? If not, we must start building now towards the one world of the future. Our country has felt, to some extent, the disastrous effects of war; but this country was not invaded, not conquered, not subju- gated. Because of that, we are in a position to set the pace for the peaceful progress of tbe world. Our natural resources and eco- nomic stability put our country in a position of international leadership in this period of reconversion and reconstruction. Already we have taken the preliminary steps by OFR RESPONSIBILITIES TODAY sponsoring ' and taking part in international conferences, the San Francisco Peace Con- ference representing the highest achieve- ment so far in that direction. We are lend- ing our support to the United Nations which, in spite of temporary stalemates, have accomplished much for world unity. Hut even a strong nation such as ours can- not undertake these fulfillments unless its citizens assume their individual responsibil- ities. The individual who works to make a better home, a better community, a better nation, is the citizen who will finally make a better world. The kind of world we have in the future will he the kind of world we start building today. This is our challenge! “To every man there openeth A way, and ways, and a way, And the high soul climbs the high way And the low soul gropes the low, And in between on the misty flats The rest drift to and fro. Hut to every man there openeth A high way and a low And every man decideth The way his soul shall go.” What kind of world do we live in? First of all it must contain those four freedoms of the Atlantic Charter freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom from want, freedom from fear. Of these four, the first two are already almost universal. Even the countries recently under Axis control are experiencing a foretaste of democracy. The recent elections in Japan are a good ex- ample. Churches have been reopened in liberated countries, and their people can now worship as they please. The other two freedoms are a larger problem. Probably the greatest fear of the small nations has been the fear of invasion and of the viola- tion of their sovereign rights by some lar- ger power. If the United Nations are strong enough within their organization they can guarantee freedom from this fear. Freedom from want is a responsibility which strikes nearer home. In our country, most of our people can obtain a living wage and a de- cent home. This is not true in other coun- tries. It must he true if we are to have the kind of world we want. We must find some way to ensure all people the right to make a living wage, to have enough to cat and enough to wear, to live in a decent home, and to hope for a higher standard of living and education. There must he opportun- ities for every man to advance as far as his individual means will allow him without de- priving his fellow citizen of the same op- portunities. How can we prepare ourselves for the task of making a better world? We must begin with individual general education. The education we gain in our public schools is the foundation. To this must he added specialized training in such fields as econo- mics, engineering, agriculture, and medi- cine. The average citizen of 1946 has more education than the average citizen of any preceding generation. As the level of edu- cation rises, society demands a higher stan- dard of living. Education, then, is the first step toward a higher standard of living for ourselves and for other people throughout the world. In addition to the general education which is our foundation and the specialized train- ing which guarantees a decent living, we need other kinds of education. Since the beginning of history cultural education has been a crown on the head of man. Art, lit- erature, and music are all part of this edu- cation which promotes understanding am- ong nations. It was Albert Einstein who said, “Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding.” The literature of any country gives us the finest thoughts of its people. The work of any great artist is a portrayal of character. A line piece of music needs no translation from one language to another. The style and rhythm may show national charcteris- tics, hut all over the world the music can be interpreted by men of other countries and played as the composer himself wished it. Goethe, Shakespeare, and Homer in the field of literature; Handel, Beethoven, and Mozart in music; Leonardo da Vinci, Mich- ealangelo, and Rendu andt in art do not be- long to any one country hut to the world. Through their works we gain a better un- derstanding of their countrymen and devel- op a greater tolerance toward those whose traditions and backgrounds differ from ours. Knowledge and understanding of the great works of the past help us to under- stand and appreciate the cultural gifts which have been brought to this country in more recent times by persons of other na- tionalities who have come here as immi- grants. Another kind of education which we must have is education in world citizenship. “If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world and that his heart is no island cut off from other islands but is a continent be- tween them.’’ In our individual homes and communities we can first practice being good citizens. We must take an interest in our own town government and in the people that make up the town. We must learn to work together. We readily accept such privileges as free education and the right to vote, hut we are often hesitant in using that education and taking advantage of that right in giving a little of our time and ef- fort in return. We also need to know what is going on in the world around us. To live in an ever-changing world such as ours we have to be alert to its increasing needs and varying conditions. Newspapers, movies, and the radio allow us little excuse for not knowing what is going on in other parts of the world. We see, then, that to prepare ourselves to accept the challenge of today’s conditions we need a good general education, a broader cultural education, and education for world citizenship. What means are offered us to obtain this needed preparation V ' The golden door of opportunity is wide open to the graduate of today. Education has progressed to the ex- tent that every boy and girl in the United States can have at least a high-school edu- cation. With this as a background we may enter trade, commercial, and nursing schools, colleges and universities. The num- ber of schools and colleges is constantly in- creasing, and there is greater expansion of facilities and curriculum within the individ- ual schools. For example, our own state is offering increased opportunities for further education. Special courses have been set up at the state teachers’ colleges for return- ing veterans who have not completed their high-school courses. Many towns are add- ing two years to the high-school curriculum to provide junior-college work. Boston University has recently announced the ad- dition of a new General College designed to offer college work to students who might not meet college requirements elsewhere and to givt in two years of college work a general cultural course. Opportunities for financing a college education are available to high-school graduates who can qualify for scholarships, and the G.I. Bill of Rights offers financial aid to veterans. Scientifically we stand better equipped to handle the problems facing us than the graduates of earlier decades. In our gen- eration has been made probably the great- est scientific advance of all time. Improve- ments in air transportation have so dimin- ished the size of the world that one may en- compass it in sixty hours. Compare that with the time it took our forefathers to travel a hundred miles! By means of trans- atlantic telephones we can know almost at the moment of occurrence what is going on in a remote part of the world, and by means of radio-photos we can almost see those events happen. Think of the modern inven- tions within reach of our fingertips in our own homes and communities! Think of the recent developments in electricity, scien- tific research, and the manufacture of syn- thetic products! Think of the great advances made during the past decade in surgery and medicine, advances speeded by wartime needs and now converted to peacetime uses! With all these developments now available, who can foresee the world of the future, en- riched by such inventions as radar and jet- propulsion and the almost completely un- explored possibilities of atomic energy? It is well to remember that this scientific ad- vance is the work not just of one nationality but of scientists of many countries working together for a common purpose. Morally and spiritually also we are better equipped to face the future than were our ancestors. Today’s young people attend church and take part in church activities, more often because they want to than be- cause they are made to. Many public schools are now allowing time for religious educa- tion, and colleges are offering courses to students interested in that field of work. It is interesting to note indications of increas- ed spiritual dependence in wartime. The evacuation of Dunkirk is almost always mentioned as a miracle; and you have all heard the quotation, “There are no atheists in foxholes.” Many of the books based on war experiences show in their titles the spiritual help and support which their au- thors experienced. Examples are “We Heard the Angels Sing” by Lieut. James Whittaker, “God is My Co-Pilot” by Col. Robert Scott, and “Pilots Also Pray” by Capt. Tom Harmon. And what about such song titles as “Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition” and “Coinin’ in on a Wing and a Prayer”? During this war also there lias been noticeable evidence of less hatred among tbe members of tbe armed forces. They were lighting against the principles for which their opponents stood and not be- cause they were German or Japanese. This attitude will help toward the building of a better world because at least a few people have grown big enough to separate the deed from the doer. Today we graduate. Graduation is not an ending but a beginning. We must begin to- day to build a better world. We must give our support to the steps toward permanent peace already taken at the San Francisco Conference and at the meetings of the Unit- ed Nations. It is now up to us to add to what the great men of our time have already accomplished. We must prepare ourselves to meet the challenge of making a better world. We can take advantage of the gen- eral education which is given us in our pub- lic schools. Through literature, art, and music we can gain the cultural education which will create better understanding and more tolerance. We can be good world cit- izens by first being good citizens in our homes and communities and by keeping well informed on international questions and world conditions so that we can discuss world affairs intelligently and vote con- structively. Through educational, scientific, and spiritual advance, we are given the in- struments of a lasting peace. That peace is our greatest responsibility. What higher challenge could any generation have? To work for something wholeheartedly is to achieve it. The world of the future will be tbe world we start building today. “But dream not helm or harness The sign of valor true; Peace hath higher tests of manhood Than battle ever knew.” RUTH M. BUCK ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ SAaduatio-n Hymn, Ob, give us strength to find the way, O Lord, And guide us on the path that leads to right, And save ns from life’s pitfalls, dearest Lord, And lead 11s from the darkness to the light. We are the Young, who have our lives to live. Protect 11s; keep 11s free from every harm; For we the New, the Strong, have much to give, Be it in city, hamlet, or on farm. The way is clear; we cannot fail our trust, Our destiny is in Thy hands to mold. We Thee to lead us, we can and must, Be worthy of a place within Thy fold. Edward Goodwin FOOTBALL Front Row: F. McHugh, R. Liv- ingstone, J. Picano, A. Ro- tondo. Second Row: E. Harrington, D. Trenholm, R Page, A. Spad- afora, A. MacHenry, F. D’- Annolfo, D. MacDonald, P. Dewhirst. Third Row: " Doc " Gordon, C. Bears, P. Masi, C. Layman, C. Corkum, J. Winton, L. Fillmore, R. McKenna, B. Little, G. Worthen. Fourth Row: L. Proodian, D. Bliss, G. Patton, R. Swift, S Saxby, R. Manley, W. Rouil- lard, V. Orsillo, C. McDer- mott. 5AiclLkon QsCunek fiocQc y, O’JUtfJtieA, With only three lettermen remaining from last season, coaches Johnny Russell and “Doc” Gordon faced a difficult year with a green team. Despite this handicap, the team tied Concord in the first game and beat Ipswich in the second game of the season. Although the boys were not successful in other games, they fought hard and knew they were developing a real team for next year. Co- captains Tony Spadafora and A1 MacHenry played in the backfield, while the senior linesmen were Dave Trenholm, Charlie Layman, Frank D’An- nolfo, Llyod Fillmore, Baxter Little, Norman Leet, Stan Saxby, and Bruce Bears. Not until almost midseason did the hockey team really begin piling up scores. Coach “Doc” Gor- don finally hit a winning combination with Co- captains A1 MacHenry and Dave Trenholm as the spark plugs of the team. Baxter Little and Gor- don Lister set good examples for fast hockey, and Jesse Wade watched the goal with an eagle eye. A1 MacHenry and Dave Trenholm made the Great- er Boston Interscholastic League All Star Squad and Coach Gordon was named coach of the league squad. All this contributed to a belated hut wel- come streak of success. HOCKEY Front Row: C. Corkum, K. Gat- ineau, D. MacDonald, D, Dewhurst. Second Row: W. Buckley, G. Lister, R. Page, A. MacHenrv D. Trenholm, R. Manley, B. Little, J. Wade. Third Row: D. Lynn, M. Man- ley, D. Sprague, D. Sisson W. McGloughlin, D. O’Do- herty, L. Moore, R. Iverson, R. Martin, A, Anderson, " Doc " Gordon. Fourth Row: G. Harrington, H. Andrews, D. O ' Doherty, 1 . B1 iss, R. Murphy, R Johnson, F. McHugh, W. Wandless, W. Simpkins, C. McDermott. First Row: C. Layman, A. Ro- tondo, C. Craigie, F. D’An- nolfo, T. Coletta, J. Winton, A Spadafora, V. Orsillo, W. Bears, R. Wallace, F. McDer- mott. Second Row: A. Bears, R Smith, R. Murcell, J. Griffin, F. Mc- Gaffigan, D. Crow, M. Price, W. Joy, P. Vacca, J. Fitzgib- bons, H. Shurtleff, A. Salera, Mr. Buono. 9nto the. Hoop The basketball team led by Go-Captains John Winton and Tony Coletta and coached by Mr. Buono fought hard and fast for a well-earned lif tli place in the Middlesex League. This league is regarded by referees, coaches, and spectators everywhere as one of the fastest and best in the state. The high scorer of the team and rating high among those of t lie league was Co-Captain “Rangy Jim” Winton. Tony Coletta, Bill Bears, Tony D’Annolfo and Charlie Layman were the senior players of (lie first team. The under class- men were “Yank” Rotundo and Bobby Wallace. EatteA. tip. As the Yearbook went to press the baseball season had opened with John Winton and Ches- ley Cork uni pitching and Don Dewhurst catch- ing. Basemen were Ken Gelineau and Tony Coletta and Dave MacDonald. In the outfield were Charlie Layman, George Proodian, and Frank Davarich. Two new teams, Wakefield and Melrose joined the Middlesex League this year. A successful season was anticipated by Coach “Doc” Gordon and Co-Captains John Winton and Kenneth Gelineau. First Row: L. Proodian, W. Wandless, E. Belfonte, P. Crafts. Second Row: C. Corkum, D. MacDonald, A. Coletta, K. Gel- ineau, J. Winton, C. Laymon, G. Proodian, D. Dewhurst. Third Row: H. Andrews, F. Joslin, F. Davarich, D. O’Do- herty, A Mitchell, J. Fitzgib- bons. Coach Gordon. Fourth Row: R. Johnson, J. Rees, P. Canney, R. Kenney, R. Richardson, R. Stone. FIELD HOCKEY Co-Captains: M. Bruno, J. Cockerille. F i r st Row: L. Livingstone, C. Pezzole, B. Morin, 1 ' . Marrone A. Pezzole, R. Buck, E. Full- ford. Second Row: D. Hastings, B. Kenney, J. Penta, B. Turner, S. Lawson, V. Langille, Mrs. Lawson CHEERLEADERS First Row: P. Nelles, B. McGil- veary, R. Buck, A. Werre, S. Knight, R. Lee, B. Morin. Second Row: A. Wright, 3. Martin, S. Thompson, B. Han- son, M. Jelley. BASKETBALL First Row: C. Anderson, R. Buck, M. Bruno, S. Crane, D. Hastings, M. Jelley, J. Penta, G. Tauro, N. Clarke, S. Thompson, F. Marrone, A. Pezzole, C. Pezzole, A. Werre L. Livingstone. Second Row: M. McGloughli i, K. Chambers, L. Kittredge, S. Lawson, J. English, J Cockerille, A. Cook, B. Tur- ner, V. Olsen, Mrs. Lawson, P. Johnson, R. Hanson, B. Kenney, V. Langille, E. Full- ford, E. Melkonian, B. Morin 9:leld Hockey Led by Co-Captains Mona Bruno and Joanne Coekerille, the girls’ field hockey team this year proved their worth by thoroughly heating Malden and holding Winchester to a well-earned 1-1 tie. The team first tasted defeat at the hands of Swampscott with a score of 1-0. The season ended with a banquet held in the high school. The annual girls’ basketball torunament was held this year on Friday night, March 22. Much excitement preceded the night of the final games aas the class teams practiced, and our loyal classmates planned special songs and cheers for the tournament. The gay and colorful cheering sections for sophomores, juniors and seniors highlighted the opening of the contest. The champions this year were the juniors, who beat the sophomores and then preceded to edge out the seniors with a score of 15-12. Thus ended another season of basketball. GIRLS’ GLEE CLUB F ront Row: V. Olsen, A We rre, V. Poutre, G. Lee, F. Mar- rone, B Kenney, B. Morin, L. Livingstone, M. Dunbar. Second Row: J. Penta, J. Dava- rich, R. Kelly, L. Cleaves, F. Eullford, M. Frenzo.T. Milano, V. Langille, C. Pezzole, A. Pezzole, L. Henry, B Mac- Donald. Third Row: C. Anderson, L Kittredge, N. Clarke, D. Hastings, R. Hanson, M. John- son, V ' . Heath, H Heath, B. Turner, S. Crane, S Lawson, M. Bruno, J. Taylor, S. Knight M. McGloughlin, K Chambers Fourth Row: E. Fitzgerald, R. Gile, E. Murphy, N. Craigie, J. Berry, M. Fitzgerald, M. Mahn, 1. Reilly, N. Traegde, A. Cook, J. English, G Tauro R. Buck, J. Cockerille, M. Jelley, S. Thompson, R. Jenkins. ORCHESTRA Front Row: A. Griffin, R. Tren- holm, R. Murcell, K. Sanford, F. Austin. Second Row: A. Coo k, D. Wat- son, R. Melkonian, D. Cook, M. Dollof, J. Murcell. BOYS’ GLEE CLUB Front Row: P. Johnson, R. MacHenry, R. Smith, W. Bears, R. Peacor, A. Coletta, A. Spadafora, B. Little, H Whiston, F. Mitchell. Second Row: B. Bears, G. Lister, A MacHenry, J. Winton, F. D’Annolfo, P. Vacca, h,. Goodwin, A. Meegan, C Lay- man, E. Fillmore, R. St° ne D. Court, A. Collier, A. An- derson, H. Parks. Third Row: S Saxby, D. Tren- holm, G. Worthen, A. Hai- rington, R. Harrington, R Babcock, W. Carroll, P. Shaw D. Crow. MuiicaC Ylotei, We are proud of the increasing appreciation for music at Stoneham High School, and we attribute thas to the inspiration we have received from the three talented directors of the music clubs, Miss Gilda Drago, Mr. George Ark well, and Mr. Rolland Tapley. Miss Gilda Drago, who studied piano at the Boston Conservatory of Music, and graduated from Boston University College of Music, is the director of the Girls’ Glee Club. Her talent is recognized not only in school but throughout the town. Her piano solos at the Teachers’ Club and the World Friendship Association as well as her accompaniment for Mr. Tapley at the Boys’ Assembly, have given pleasure to all music lovers. Mr. George Arkwell, the director of the Boys’ Glee Club, is well known to musical circles in Stoneham. His genial personality has endeared him to the club and has been responsible for the large numbers of boys in the group this year. The high school orchestra is honored to have as its leader Mr. Holland Tapley, first violinist in the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Tapley al- so plays with the Boston Symphony Artists and, in the summer, with the famous Tanglewood Quartette. He displays in his directing not only his unusual musical ability but also a sympathetic understanding of young people. One of the outstanding features of the Winter Carnival Coronation Pageant this year was the singing of the combined Boys’ and Girls’ Glee Clubs of nearly three hundred voices in three-part harmony. The audi- ence was greatly impressed, too, by the duo-piano accompaniment of the pianists, Jean Penta and Pauline Johnson. The orchestra played at the Boston Herald Spelling Bee in the spring. All three music groups pre- sented an excellent spring concert and took part i n the graduation program. BLUE AND WHITE CLUB (Girls) First Row: M. McGloughlin, K. Chambers, G. Tauro, S Knight, B. Morin, A. Werre, M. Jelley, S. Thompson, R. Buck, J. Penta, P. Johnson, S. Crane, L. Claves. Second Row: C. Anderson, R. Kelley, T. Milano, I. Reilly, M. Mahn, G. Lee, B. Kenney, F. Marrone, V. Langille, C. Pezzole, L. Livingstone, A. Pezzole, N. Craigie. Third Row: R. Jenkins, J. Dav- arich, V. Poutre, B. MacDon- ald, A. Gigante, M, Dunbar, L. Henry, H. Heath, E. Mel- konian, V. Heath, E. Fullford, M Fitzgerald, M. Frenzo, R. Gile, E. Fitzgerald, J. Berry. Fourth Row: L. Kittredge, J. English, A. Cook, B. Turner, J. MacKay, J. Taylor, N. Clarke, D. Hastings, V. Ol- son, R. Hanson, M Bruno, ?. Lawson, J. Cockerille, E,. Murphy, M. Johnson, N. T ravers. BLUE AND WHITE CLUB (Boys) First Row: A. Anderson, B. Bears, W. Bears, D. Crow, C. Layman, B. Little, F. Mitchell, R. Harrington, S. Saxby. Second Row: A. Spadafora, T. Coletta, A. Coll ier, E. Good- win, R. Peacor, R. Smith, P. Shaw, F. LeBrun. Third Row: F. D’Annolfo, A. MacHenry, G. Lister, F. Aus- tin, K. Sanford, G. Worthen, H. Parks. TRAFFIC SQUAD First Row: S. Knight, E. Full- ford, S Lawson, E. Fitzger- ald, J. Jackson, D. Hastings, A Werre. Second Row: Mr. Thibodeau, H. Whiston, J. MacKay, J. Kopreck, N Sinclair, B. Al- len, R. Iverson, R. Smith. Third Row: P Vacca, G Wor- then, W. Johnson, J. Winton, P. Crafts, F. Lebrun. Qabniv-aC Qap M This winter found the members of the Blue and White Club busy with plans for the annual Winter Carnival. With nearly everyone in attend- ance at the high school a member, the club set about to make this year ' s carnival the best ever. Skating races were held at Kimball ' s on January 30; and sled and ski races, the following Saturday at the Unicorn Country Club. The hockey game with Rindge, scheduled for the night of January 30, was not played because of bad weather. The colorful coronation ceremony at the Winter Carnival Ball on Feb- ruary 2 was presented before a capacity audience of nearly one thousand people. The pageant was produced by Miss Gross and the Dramatic Club, with stage setting designed by Mrs. Baker and her art students, dances coached by Mrs. Lawson, and musical numbers of the Boys’ and Girls’ Glee Clubs directed by Miss Drago. Who will ever forget the handsome King and Queen of the Carnival, Marilyn Jellcy and Gordon Worthen; the beautiful attendants, June Berry, Ethel Fullford, Joanne English, Norma Clarke, Wanda Kenney, Jean Buck; old King Winter, Fred Austin; or the spirited pages, Frances Leary and Patty Xelles! The Blue and White (Tub sponsored the Boys’ (Tee Club again this year, and presented two scholarships at graduation. Otlicers of the club were Anthony Coletta, president; Ruth Buck, senior vice president; Don- ald Dcwhurst, junior vice president; Marilyn MacKenzie, sophomore vice president; June Berry, secretary; and Baxter Little, treasurer. DRAMATIC CLUB Front Row: F. Austin, F. Leary, E. Goodwin, K. Sanford, R. MacHenry. Second Row: M. Mahn, F. Marrone, R. Buck, M. Bingham, M. Bruno, G. Worthen, J. Jackson, J. Penta, J. Eng lish, J. Berry. Third Row: Miss Gross, B Morin, B. Kenney, M. Frenzo, R. Kelly, T. Milano, M. Jelley, G. Tauro, A. Cook, B. MacDonald. Fourth Row: M. Dunbar, J. MacKay, S. 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BUSINESS SCHOOL THE STOUMBELIS BROTHERS wish the Graduating Class of 1946 Secretarial Office Machines Clerical Accounting Refresher Courses in Shorthand and Typewriting The Best of Luck and Success in the years to come. INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION DAY OR EVENING COURSES FREE PLACEMENT EDUCATIONAL BUDGET IF DESIRED Dowling Bldg., Malden Square Mai. 0256 Q opportunities now for IMPORTANT PUBLIC SERVICE For girls who want more than " just a job,” and who are eager for an interesting career in public service, there are opportunities now with the New England Telephone Company. You’ll find the surroundings pleasant; your co-workers congenial. And you’ll get training that will always be valuable. Girls of the Senior Class should investigate this opportunity. Training courses may be ar- ranged so as not to interfere with studies and can usually be given right in the home town. Your teacher or vocational advisor can tell you more about u ork in this interesting industry. NEW ENGLAND TELEPHONE TELEGRAPH COMPANY OUR REWARD as Official Photographer for the Class of 1946 is in knowing that the Stoneham High School lias received the finest in Photographic service. IN YEARS TO COME we would enjoy working with the graduating class and yearbook staff as much as we have this year. NEXT YEAR let us assist you. THE WARREN KAY VANTINE STUDIO, Inc. 160 Boylston Street Boston, Mass. Stoneham, MA 02180 MERRIMACK PRINTING COMPANY LAWRENCE, MASSACHUSETTS «-u3UC LIBRARY itonehara, MU 02. a
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