Stoneham High School - Wildlife Yearbook (Stoneham, MA)

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I . . v’v.; • j 1 • ' 1 1 THE STONEHAM SENIORS Present Zhe 1948 yearbook STONEHAM, MASSACHUSETTS Q]l,ss Xd lenne ■ To a gracious lady and a beloved teacher, whose years of unselfish service in behalf of the children of Stoneham have inilebted a school and a whole community to her; to one whose teaching impressed upon us the love of the good and the beautiful in literature and life; to a friend we shall long remember, we, the class of 1948, respectfully and affectionately dedicate our yearbook. i Sl)l) - IQ4T A 12(1 ii’t are rich u ho lear2ied froni her. atlOH All that we send into the lives of others Comes bac into our own. Recognizing the fact that our years in Stoneham High School, during a period filled with momentous world upheaval, have been spent acquiring an education for living; and havipg learned that there is no satisfaction in life without a genuine understanding of the dignity of man and a kindly consideration for others, we wish this 1948 Yearbook to reflect our acknowledgement of the lessons in service we have received from our fellow students and our teachers. [5] yearbook Staff So long as men can breathe, or eyes can see So long Hues this, and this gives life to thee. F,ditor-in-Chicf : Beverly Hanson Literary Editors; John Rees, Audrey Wri ght, Gladys Anderson Art Editors: Eugene Mitchell, David Bradbury, Ann Lundberg. Photography: Priscilla Goudey, Robert Nickerson, Donald Leavitt Advertising Managers: John Houghton, Herbert Higgins Circulation Manager: Frank Goudey Typing Staff: Evelyn Griffin, Shirley Blout, Theresa Mustone, Jan- ice Duran, Clara Salera, Marita Small, Nancy Hoyt, Lena Guastaferro, Ann Graham Ad isers: Mr. William M. Nadeau, Mr. Wendell W. Horton, Mrs. Eleanor Baker. Miss Ruth Finn. [ 6 ] faculty One equal temper of heroic hearts ADMINISTRATORS Charles E. Varney William M. Nadeau W’endell W. Horton SUPERVISORS Eleanor Baker tkrtrude Johnson Gilda Drago ’era Lawson hk ' tH school teachers Carmen Buono Arthur Bushway Karl Elerin Ruth Finn Howard Gordon Louise Hannant Walter Herrick Willard Higgins Helen Hines Everett Hoyt Earle Arvilla Humphrey ( ' hestcr Jordan Roger Lamson Miriam Marsh William Miller Joseph Ortman Faith Preston Anna Regish Clark Richardson Fannie Spinney ibodeau [7] A Message to Our Principal Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere You, Mr. Nadeau, have helped to make our high school days happy and profitable. By your own good example of service to others by the warmth of your friendship, and by your intelligent guidance, you have been a real teacher and administrator. May we take this final opportunity to express our appreciation to you and to repay you in kind by our fer- vent desire to become worthy men and women in the years that lie before us. The Class of 194S [ 8 J SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS Fits I doit Edward Piiiato ] ' n t Pi tsieloit Bett Landrv Stcrttiiry Shirley tiwiiis. Trtcisurtr Joan Chrislii Chuinmiil of Sncui ' Committee loan Howard Charles Crocett . (i riser Mr. Clark Richardson Sigh, heart, again in the dew of the morn. Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more. JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS President Edward Brown T’ ce President Ruth Friedrich Secretary Janet Buck Alberta Holman Chairman ' of Social Committee Arthur Hogan Janet M ' andless .td riser Mr. Chester Jordan Senior Class Officers That which they have done but earnest of the things that they shall do. President Paul Testa Vice President David O ' Doherty Secretary Priscilla Goudey Treasurer Harold Shurtleff Chairman of Social Committee Kathleen Strickland Adviser Mr. Earle Thibodeau [ 10 ] GLADYS AXDEKSdN DAVID DHADDl HV Here ' s to Red with all her charm. Hockey captain, too, you know. Smiles will keep from her all harm, Softening all of life’s big blows. Basketball i, 2, 3; Field Hockey 2. 3, Captain 3; Yearbook Staff 3; Blue and White i, 2, 3; Traffic Squad 2. 3; A. A. I, 2, 3; Glee Club i, 2. 3: Officer of Home Room 13. 3; Senior Play Prompter 3. WILLI A.M A XDKKSl L You’re quiet. Bill, but lots of fun, And of C2 a favorite son. Wherever you go, whatever ou do. Our class will always root for you. Baseball 3; Basketball 3; Blue and White I, 2, 3; (ilee Club i, 2, 3. H EKIiK HT A X DUE s Herbie, what ' s that noise we heai .• You ' re the one it must be near. Classmates think vou’re one good sport, In work and games of e er ' .sort. Football i; Hockey 1. 2. 3: .Man- ager of Baseball 3; Blue and White I, 2, 3; A. I, 2. 3; Glee (dub 1. 2= 3- iMAKJOlUE D1X(;HAM Bing ' s personal it ' is fine; In sports she always leads the line Her friendly smile and big brown c es Are what, we’re sure, make her so wise. Basketball i, 2, 3: Blue and White 1, 2, 3; A. A. I, 2, 3; .Senior Pla 3; Usher at Graduation 2; Glee Club I, 2, 3; Class Secretary 2; Dramatic Club 1. 2; Officer of Dramatic Club t. SHIHLEY liLOlT Shirley’s a girl we like a lot In friembship ' s book she’s at the top. Never taking but willing to gi e Long m our memory she will li e. Basketball 1, 2, 3; Blue and White 1, 2, 3; . . . . I, 2, 3; Glee Club 1. 2, 3; Officer of Home Room 1. 2. 3. Listen to the girls all rave .• s the look at Dave ' s cartoons He can make the paper laugh . s he draws the biggest geons. Yearbook Staff 1: Blue .iiul Whiu I. 2. r: , . . . 1.2. 3. liOlS (DANE Lois IS tile reliable tvpe. She ' ll do her work and elo it right . nd when you hand her work galore She ' ll smile, and then she’ll ask for more. Blue and White i. 2. 3: Traffis Squ.ul 2. 3; , . . . 1. 2. 3: Glee Club I. 2. 3: Christmas Pageant 1. 2. PHILll- D’AXXOLEO Big brow 11 eves and shoulders vv idt • Still from cverv girl he ' ll hide. Known in hockev. football too. Ciood luck. Chickie. whatever voii elo. Football I. 2. 3: Hockev 1. 2. t Blue and White i. 2. 3; (ilee (dub I. 2: Officer of Home Room 1 3 EK.IXK DA . HU H He mav be quiet but .1 surprise M hen he catches the |iigskin before our eyes. To run down the gridiron at full speed, - nd lets the score board record the deed. Football 1. 2. 3; Captain 3; Base ball I. 2. 3: Captain 3: Blue and White I. 2. 3; . . 1. 2. 3: Glee Club I. 2. 3. FKAXK DEI. GIIEI O Del’s always seen with the pencil and pad. Jotting down notes is his greatest fad He ' s a reporter, and chemist too Picking ideas right out of the blue. A. A. i, 2. 3: Football Manager 3: Basketball Manager 2. 3. [ II ] H. KlA TrK DKLIX In the halls nt Stonchani High Oft her cheery " Hi " is heard. She ' s the one who loves to chat Giving all a friendly word. Blue and White 2 , 3; . . . . 2, 3 ' , Glee Club i, 2, 3. H.XKIi.XHA DiKlHI.V In field hockey Harb is a winner l- ' or she is our team ' s very best inner, 1 ler natural sincerity bnhances her personality. Basketball 2; Field Hockey 3; Blue and White 3; A. . . 3; Cilee Club 3. D.XXtl) l lN(iliK Here ' s the boy who ' s in the know. In history you ' ll see him glow. Look at him upon a horse, Xnd you ' ll know that Dave’s the boss. Blue ,ind White 1, 2, 3; Dramatic CIcb I, 2; Glee Club 1, 2, 3. ( Dl HTIi.X.M) 1MM5.XK Courty ' s tbe N ' a man in our class; His personality can ' t be surpassed lthough his voice is seldom heard His abilities are superb. Blue and White 2, 3; A. A. 2, 3; L ' . S. Navy. •I.XMCK DIRAX , lwa s smiling and always there, •Xlways eager to do her share. Well-remembered as a friend, Jan we ' ll cherish to the end. Blue and White i, 2, 3; . . i. 2, 3; Glee Club i, 2, 3. ROBERT ECCLES He keeps his peace and serenity Despite the milling, rushing throng: .And so it’s really good to praise .A lad who ' s sure to get along. Blue and White i, 2, 3; .A. .A. i, 2, 3; Glee Club 1, 2, 3. JE.A.V F.XM.A Clothes galore and manners sweet. Bunny is a 12B treat, (lenerally quiet and serene, .She is just a walking dream. Basketball i, 2, 3; Blue and White I, 2, 3; Secretary of Blue and White 3; Traffic Sejuad 2, 3; .A. . . i, 2, 3; Secretary of .A. .A. 3; Cilee Club 1, 2, 3; ( ' lass Secretary 2; Officer of Home Room 12, 3; Special Glee C ' lub 2. RRLSC IDL.X FOOTE I’ussy’s the quiet girl in 12 B Seeking only wisdom ' s key. FJer sweet smile and innocent way. Keep us good-natured throughout the day. Basketball i, 2. 3; Field Hockey i ; Blue and White 1. 2, 3: .A. . . 1. 2, 3; Glee (flub i, 2, 3. .XI.XR.IORIE (Jl.MX.XV .Marge’s the girl who likes them all. The big, the short, the fat, the tall. Though she ' s a flirt, we all agree. She has a way in society. Blue and White i, 2, 3; .A. . . i, 2, 3; Glee Cilub i, 2, 3. L.Al R.V (FORDOX Laura’s our dancer, graceful and slight. Someday her name will sparkle in light. Talents she has, in writing and art — This girl who always does more than her part. Basketball 2, 3; Field Hockey 2, 3; Blue and White i, 2, 3; Traffic Squad 2, 3; .A. .A. 2, 3; Glee Club 2, 3; Win- ter Carnival .Attendant. [ 12 ] FK.WK (iOl DKY JOHN (iKlFFIX Frank ' s the sailor with plenty of fiyht, Piishint; the hot dogs right down the line, Handling the crowds with all his might. Vet taking time to gi e the high .sign. Baseball i; Yearbook Staff 3; A. 3; Usher at (Iraduation 2; Treasurer of 3; Fo tball 1, 2. 1 KIS ’1LLA (JOl DKY A girl with personal. ty , nd plenty of rascality She cheered the teams to cictory. And pleased the boys particularly. Basketball ’, 3: Yearbook Staff 3; Cheerleader 2. 3; Blue and White 1, 2, 3; I, 2, 3; Dramatic Club 1, 2: Senior Play 3; Usher at Cradu- ation 2: Prize Speaking 2; Glee Club I, 2. 3: Class Officer 2, 3; Officer of Home Room 15. 3; Winter Carnival Attendant. x ;h. h. m .Ynn is always full of fun Never a person would she shun. Hockey and basketball she ' d play _ Shortening gaily the school day. Basketball i. 2. 3; Field Hockey 1. 2, 3; Blue and White i, 2, 3; Y. . I. 2, 3; (ilee Club 1. 2, 3. A.W (iKlFFFV .Ynn ' s a talented little miss Who in harmony finds bliss. •Modest, gentle, good, and sweet. She ' s a girl we like to meet. Blue and White 1, 2, 3; Traific Squad 3; .Y. . . I, 2, 3; (ilee tTub i, 3; Orchestra 1, 2. 3; Band 1, 2, 3. EVELYX GKIFFIX She ' s capable and likes to type . nd never has any time to gripe, She ' s always cheery the whole day- through .- nd will bring to an office hope anew. Basketball i, 2, 3; Blue and White 1, 2, 3; .Y. A. i, 2, 3; (ilee Club i, 3 - Johnny ' s the star of the basketball team F ' ull of speed and right on the beam. He ' ll be the same in the game of Life Smiling broadly despite the strife. Basketball i, 2, 3; Blue and White 1. 2, 3; - 3 . A. 1, 2, 3; Glee Club i, 2, 3. EFX.V (U ' ASTAFEKKO Lena ' s a girl who will really go far Right at the top of her class like a star. Clever and pleasant and always so neat, She will give any office a treat. Blue and White 1, 2, 3; Traffic Squad 2: A. 2, 5; Glee Club 2, 3. BEVERLY HAX»OX For a girl with personality, leader in school society. We have the one who tops them all. Our laughing, lovable, Bacall. Basketball i, 2, 3; Editor-in-Chief of Yearbook 3: Cheerleader i, 2, 3; Captain of Cheerleaders 3; Blue and White I. 2, 3; Traffic Squad i, 2, 3; Captain of Traffic 3; . . A. i, 2, 3; Dramatic Club i, 2: Senior Play 3; Usher at (graduation 2; Prize Speaking I, 2: Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Special Glee Club 2: Representative at Girls’ State 3; Christmas Pageant i, 2; Winter Carnival . ttendant. HERBERT HIGGIXS Herbie ' s always full of vim! Uncle Walt — remember him. With good fun, you’ll find him there; Zip and zim go with red hair. Yearbook Staff 3; Blue and White I, 2. 3: Traffic Squad 3; A. A. i, 2, 3; Senior Play 3: Christmas Pageant i, 2; Glee Club i, 2, 3; Officer of Home Room 12, 3. DOX.ALI) HODSOX Here ' s the boy who’s got the looks! We ' d like to say the same for books. He can drive a car or act in a play, . nd he the one to save the day. Blue and White 1, 2, 3; .A.. A. i, 2, 3: Senior Play 3; Glee Club i, 2, 3. [ 13 ] JOHX HOI (;hto He alwavi. finishes whai he .start He has his fun, yet pets pood marks. His clothes art sharp: his manners ' rate high. Good luck, Johnny, you ' re a really swell guy. Yearbook Staff 3: Hluc and White I. 2. 3; Traffic Sejuad 2. 3! ( ' .aptain of Traffic 3; A. . . i. 2. 3: Senior Play 3: Christmas Pageant i. 2; Cilec I Club I. 2. 3; Officer of Home Room i 13. 3: Representatise at Roys ' State I X. . ( V MOV I ! Nancy is a real delight. Ne er argues. ne er tights Studious and faitlitul. too For success she has the cut , Rasketball i ; Hliit .md White 3; . . .A. 3: (!lec (dub 3 HI MIMIliKVS ‘ J rankness is one ol Lucky ' s traits. Recognized by hei classm.ites. Rut her persex eraiice. rare Make us pay her tribute, too Rasketball 1. 2: Field Hockey 2: Blue and Whitt 1.2. 3: , . A. 1. 2. 1 3: Glee Club i. 2. 3. HOHKUr .lOH.NSON Remember Rob with the light reel hair. ' ■ His fire iloesn ' t show when in class he sits. Or when he speaks with a cjuict (haul: I Rut on the diamond he makes the hits. Hockey i, 2. 3; Baseball 1. 2. 3: Blue and White i, 2. 3: . . . . 1. 2. 3: Usher at (Jraduation 2: (ilec (dub 1. 2. 3- THK01 ()KK Iv.XULSO.N Ted ' s got a girl: of that we ' rt sure. . Now for the blues he ' s got a good cure. 1 He ' s not too short anti not too tall. I We all admire him in the hall. I Blue and White 1. 2, 3: Traffic Squad 2. 3: .A. . . 1. 2. 3: Usher at Ciraduation 2: Cdee (dub 1, 2, 3. DO.N.Mil) KKLIiKK Honald with his big brief case Looks like a successful lawyer. But perhaps in future years He will be a big employer. Blue anti Whitt i. 2. 3: . . A. 1, 2. 3: (det (dub 1. 2. 3. IM ' IH Ki;U FV Rutliic with liti auburn haii Is .1 girl that ' s tun to kntiw. Though in class shi is tiuiet L.iter she is f n the go. R.iskttball 1, 2, 3: Rlut ami Wliite 1. 2. 3: (d(t (dub 1.2. 3: A. . . 1 2. 3. Kl l A KI,. M s Rita Kl.imans loxes to talk Whether in school or on a walk. Slit packs a wallop in a hockey game That makes hei captain in more thai name. B.iskctball I, 2, 3: Field Hockey 1 2. 3: C.aptain 3: Blue anti White 1 2. 3: . . . 1. 2. 3: (dte (dub t. 2 3- ■lUSKUH GaUlHKUrF . I ways there at exery tlance. A smiling hello xvith exery glance Joe ' s our greatest Stoneham pal. Helping to keep up school morale. Rlut and White 1. 2. 3: Traffic Squad 3: .3. A. i. 2, 3: Glee Club i 2, 3: Officer of Home Room is. 3 1K)X. IA HFLW ITT Donald ' s hobby is the click; With his camera he ' s pretty slick. .Action shots you ' ll find in this boof Taken as his way you ' d look. •Manager of Baseball 2. 3: Glee (dub 1, 2. 3: Blue and White 1. 2. 3: Sen- ior Play 3: Yearbook Staff 3. [ 14 ] ALLAX lASK WIL1AA I MA( E A 1 has been told he ' s a lady’s man. But he can’t fool us, that clapper Dan. He’s always ready for the fray, In school or business every day. Blue and White :, 2, 3; Chairman of Social Committee 3; A. .A. i, 2, 3: Glee Club i. 2, 3: Vice President 2. RU H A RI) HVI GST( )x ,K Tall, dark and handsome! - Dick’.s tht name. Football and friendship have brought him fame. With words that rate him as a wit. Good old Libby will always fit. Football I, 2. 3; Basketball i; Blue and White i. 2, 3; A. A. i, 2, 3; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Officer of A. A. 3, Traf- fic Squad 3: Winter Carnival Attend- ant. WILLIAM ROWTHERS Bill, the boy with bright red hair. Has a disposition rare; For he’s kind and gentle too And will tier anything for you. Blue and White i, 2, 3; Traffic- Squad 2, 3; (ilee Club 2, 3. . x LI XDRERG .Ann ' s our pretty majorette .Marching b with lots of class. In C2 she is a pet; We all fall for her “en masse. Basketball 1, 2, 3; Field Hockej i, 2, 3: Yearbook Staff 3; Blue and White I. 2. 3; .A. .A. i, 2, 3; Drama- tic Club 1: Senior Play 3; Usher at Graduation 1; Prize Speaking 2; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Christmas Pageant 2: Drum Majorette 3: Winter Carnnal .Xttendant; Special Glee Club. I Ol (iLAS LYXX Hockey manager for three years, Doug’s the boy who gets the cheers. For school he doesn ' t give a hoot, ,MI he wants is a sailor suit. Hockey Manager 1, 2, 3: Blue an 1 White I. 2. 3: .A. .A. i, 2, 3; Glee Club 1. 2. 3; Winter Carnival .Attend- ant. Bill Mace ' s laugh is long and loud Never failing to draw a crowd. His gootl nature to him will semi — Fame and fortune and many a friend. Blue ami White 1. 2. 3: .A. . . 1. 2. 3: Glee Club 1. 2. 3. JxAMES Mtu ' KAV .Another lad of quiet fame Who always weathers every jest. Is Imi. a loyal, faithful, friend. To whom we wish the very best. Blue and White i. 2. 3: Traffic Squad 3; -A. .A. i. 2. 3; C.lee Club 1. 2. 3. .M . R 1 L Y N .M at K E X A I .Marilvn. so dark and sweet. Makes Red ' s pulse iust skip a beat. With grace and talent of every kind She weaves a spell, our hearts to bind. Field Hockev .Man.iger 3: .A. .A. 1. 2. 3: A’ice President of .A. .A. 3: Dra matic Club 1. 2; Marshal at Gradu ation 2: Glee Club 1. 2. 3: AA inter Carnival .Attendant 2: A’ice-Presidem of Blue and AA ' hite. i. 2. 3. ElAZA BETH Mat LEXX AX Bet ' s the kid with a Pepsodent Gay and happy all the while. .A pretty, popular little miss. Tops in style she couldn t miss. Basketball i. 2. 3; Blue and AA’hiti I. 2. 3: A. -A. 1, 2. 3; Dramatic Club 1.2: Usher at Graduation 2: Glee Club I. 2. 3: Christmas P.tgeant 1. 2: AA in ter Carnival .Attendant. xALARTlX M.AXIxEY Martv ' s the plavcr who zooms on tht ice In a wav that does more than suffice. Despite his antics when not on his skates. Trvmg to keep up with history dates. Football i: Hockey i. 2. 3: Base ball 3: Blue and AA’hite i. 2. 3: .A. .A. I. 2. 3: Glee Club 1. 2. 3. [ 15 ] KK ' HAKI) AIAXLKY In hockev Dick is our big star He leads the bo s in the G. H. 1 . He ' ll ha e a place with the Mriiinv too. And be in big time by and b . Hockev I. 2. 3: Blue and While i. 2. 3: Glee Club 1.. 2. .KDITH M.VTTOS A little bit. but such a lot. VVe find that she lust hits the spot She’s iust as cute as she can be. A little girl we call I tlie. Blue and White i. 2, 3: A. A. i. 2, 3; Glee Club 1, 2, 3. CHAULKS .MrDKimo ' n Worth) captain of our football team Obiecl of many a girl ' s dream. ■Auiet. lo al. and polite, h .er welcome in our sight. Football I, 2, 3; Captain 3: llocke) 1, 2. 3; Blue and White i. 2. 3: I’rc ' ident of Blue and White 3: Trallk Squad 3; .A. A. i, 2. 3; Glee (dub 1. 2, 3; Officer of Home Room is. 3: Winter Carnival .Attendant 3. KOBKKT .AltKK.WA Down the field and over the line There goes Bob and just in time. His good nature has won him fame As man - of his friends proclaim. Football I, 2, 3; Blue and White I, 2, 3; Traffic Squad 2, 3; A. A. 1, 2, 3; Glee Club i, 2, 3: Manager of Hockey 3. H. 1K AIKliKOM.W " .A Ford ' s the best " Is what he ' ll sat But we ' d want Haik N ' o other wa . Blue and White i. 2. 3: .A. .A. i. 2. 3: Glee Club i, 2, 3. Ann is quiet but she’s sweet — Kot too tall, yet not petite Curly red hair and pleasing uats Win her friends for all her days. Blue and White i, 2, 3; Traffic Squad 3; .A. .A. i, 2, 3. .McDKIOlOTI Midge is like a chipmunk Ever jumping around, But when he is older Surely he ' ll settle down. Hockey 2, 3; Blue and Whitr 2. 3: A. A. 2, 3. -JO.W .MeGl IKi: Joan is gay and full of lun ( ' omirany good for an one Popular in sports and c lass She ' s beloved, this senior l.iss. Basketball 1, 2, 3; Blue and Whiti I, 2, 3; A. A. I, 2, 3; Senior Pla Prompter 3; Usher at (Graduation 2: (Tiee Club i, 2, 3: AA ' inter (kirni al ■ tt( ndant 3. .IOH MIlAiKK Oh. Jackie, you are full of dash No matter hat goes n. .And though sometimes you may be rash A’ou come through like a song. Blue and AA ' hite i, 2, 3; A. A. 1. 2. 3: Usher at Graduation 2; (d« Club I. 2. 3. Kl (i.K.VK MIT( HKEI, Eugene ' s the artist of this book Hi t.ihnt ' show with eterv look In studies too, his marks are high He ' ll make a name as tears go bv. Blue and AA ' hite i, 2, 3; A ' earbook Stafl 3: Traffic Squad 3: A. A. l, 2, 3: (ilee Club I. 2. 3: Winter Carnival .Atti ndant 3. [ (6 ] LORRAINE MORIN JEAN NEWTON Lorraine Morin has ginger plus And with her words she does not Iiks. Because of plans to be a bride She wears a smile both gay and Aide. Blue and White i, 2, 3; A. A. t. 2, ;; Dramatic Club i; Senior I’lay t: Glee Club i, 2, 3. ROBERT MURPHY Bobby’s jokes may be hard to cheer But he’s a stubborn man to --teer. Nevertheless this likeable card Keeps 12G right on the guard. Football I, 2, 3; Hockey i, 2. 3; Blue and White t, 2, 3; A. A. i. 2, 3; Glee Club i, 2, 3. THERESA MU STON E Capable and very willing — That is our Theresa’s billing. She is one that knows the score For success or student lore. Blue and White i, 2, 3; A. .A. i, 2, 3; Glee Club i, 2, 3. ELIZABETH MYLES Betty ' s the girl whom everyone knows Laughing and jolly wherever she goes. Keeping her curls set right in then- place, She is the lass who sets the ijuick |iace. Basketball i, 2, 3; Blue and White I, 2, 3; A. A. I, 2, 3; Dramatic Club I, 2; Usher at Graduation 1; ihe Club I, 2, 3. FRANK NELSON Nel’s full of dreams and manly schemes, And at the girls he always beaiiis. He’s ready too with a joke and laugh As he goes merrily down the path. Blue and White i, 2, 3; A. A. i, 2, 3; Glee Club 2, 3; .Special (dee Club 2. .W cr turns trouble into a care, leannic w ' lth the light brown hair. Such a friendly girl is she I hat she is always carefree. Basketball 2, 3; Field Hockey 5; Blue ami White i, 2, 3; . . 1, 2, 3; Glee Club 2, 3. ROBERT NICKERSON Nicky ' s the chemist of Stoneham High His marks in math are also high. We know ' the years will bring him fame, iid make us proud to tell his name. Blue and White 1, 2, 3; Traffic Squad 3; .V. -A. i, 2, 3; Yearbook Staff DAVID O’DOHERTY Who ' s the boy w ' ho’ll turn your hcad. F.yes of blue and hair bright red. Who has jokes and laughter to.’ Only you, Dave, only you! Hockey t, 2, Captain 3; Baseball i, 2. 3; Blue and White i, 2, 3; .A. A. 1, 2, 3; Marshal at Graduation 2; Glee I ' lub I, 2, 3; Class ' Vice President 3; Winter Carnival King 3. VINCENT ORSILLO Ozzie, our personality lad. Long will we remember you, A’our deeds were dark, but never bad; They often kept us from the “blues.” Football I, 2, 3; Baseball 3; Basket- ball I, 2, 3; Blue and White i, 2, 3: A. A. I, 2, 3; Glee Club i, 2, 3. JOSEPH PICANO Even though Joe’s not very tall Phis little chap is right on the ball. Whenever there is a play to score. Our young lion lets loose with a roar. Football I, 2, 3; Basketball 2; Blue and White i, 2, 3; A. A. i, 2, 3; Glee Club i, 2, 3; Officer of Home Room 13, 3; Winter Carnival .Attend- ant 3. [ 7] HKRBKRT RRK ' i; FERX ROWLAND Herbert .sliows ver.satilit) . From getting pigs for gciitil t; To keeping bees for the fun of it And on the dance floor making a hit Blue and White i. 2. A. A. 1. 2. (ilee Club 1. 2. LE ). I ' ROODIW Our Jackie has a cheerful way Of brightening a dreary dav. In basketball his speedy passes Have won the cheers of all the lasses. Football 2. y: Manager of Football i: Baseball i. 2. j: Captain ketball i. 2. j: Blue and Whitt i. 2. 3: A. A. I, 2. 3: (ilee Club i. 2, 3 Speaking 1. 2: Clee Club 1, 2. 3. JOHN rfa:s Johnny’s a fellow whose thoughts art his own, But none, not one, has a serious tone Whenever mischief and pleasures a bound, You’re sure to find this ht y hanging around. Baseball i. 2. 3; Basketball 2; Year book Staff 3; Blue anti White i. 2. 3: A. A. I, 2. 3: Usher at Gratluation 2: Glee Club i. 2, 3. Winter Carnital Attentlant 3. ROBERT RR’HARDSOV Who’s tall anti lanky in 12C. ' Always ready with a brand new pun- Wh5 ' , Bob. of course, with his gift til gab That would even make the Sphinx confab. Baseball i: Basketball 2. 3: Bint and Whitt i. 2. 3; A. A. 1. 2. 3; Usher at Gratluation 2: Glee Club 1. 2. 3 HERBERT ROl ILLARD Bill s the boy who loves to ski Soaring through the air he goes Filling earth-bound friends with ght Finding paths that only he knows. Football I. 2: Blue and White t, 2. 3; A. A. I, 2, 3: Glee Club i. 2, 3 - Fern ' s our spirit of song and dance Drawing from all sides many a glance. Never seen without a smile. She all young hearts does beguile. Basketball i. 2, 3: Blue and Whitt I, 2. at -A. A. I. 2, 3; Glee Club 1, . MFLIO SALERA Mel s manners arc the very best yet He knows the book of eticiuettc. He’s ahvays ready wdth a smile. And greets you in a royal style. Blue and White i, 2, 3; A. A. 1. 2, 3; Senior Play 3; Usher at Gradua tion 2; Glee Club i, 2, 3; Class Pres- itlent 2: Officer of Home Room i, 2. 3; Basketball Manager i. CLARA SALERA Here is a girl who’s really A-i Many honors and friends she has won. Generous with her helping hand. It is no wonder we think her grand. Blhe and White i, 2, 3; Traffic Squad 3; .A. A. i, 2, 3; Glee Club i, 2. 3. ORVIS SAXBY, JR. Orv’s the fellow, whose corny jokes. Make us smile as we drink our cokes. Dancing smoothly without restraint, Gabbing enough to silence a saint. Blue and White i, 2, 3; A. A. 2. 3; Dramatic Club i, 2; Senior Play 3; Usher at Graduation 2: Glee Club I, 2. 3: Special Glee Club 2; Wintei Carnival . ttcntlant H.AROLD SHLRTLEFF Harry is our treasurer. Handsome we ll attest. He’s favored by the girls, yes. Chosen as the best! Football 2: Basketball 2, 3; Blue anel White i, 2, 3; .A. A. i, 2, 3; Ush er at Graduation 2: Glee Club t, 2,-3; Class Treasurer 3; Winter Carnival .Attenda lit [ 18 ] WILLIAM SI.MKLNS For Billy, fond of sports .ind fun, This life will be a happy one. No tloubt he ' ll travel far anil wide. But come to Stoneham to reside. Hockey i. a, 3; Blue and White 1. 2, 3; A. A. I. 2, 3; Senior Play 3; Usher at Graduation 2; (ilee Club i. 2. 3; Winter Carnival .Xttendant 2: Chairman of Social Committee 1; ( ' hristmas Pageant 1. 2; Winter Car- nival ttendant. KOKKKT STHOBKL His lose for the Marines is not hard to guess. For we ' ti heard about them all through the year. He ' ll be an officer with great f.nesse nd protect the country he holds most dear. Blue and White 1, 2, Traffic Squad 2; . A. i, 2. 5; Usher at ( ' .raduation 2: Glee Club 2, 3; Winter Carnival Attendant. MARITA SMALL This dinijiled quiet little lass. Is one whom we could never pass. Her sweet way and pleasing smile, Will linger with us all the while. Blue and White i, 2, 3; Usher at Graduation 1; A. A. 1. 2, 3; Glee Club 2. 3. BETTY S.AIITH Betti’s interests are romantic. But she doesn ' t go dramatic. To her studies she gives thought, . nd with care her work is wrought. Blue and White 1, 2, 3; A. A. i, 2, 3: C;lee Club i, 2, 3. JOHN STEKi.MAX Foreign relations were made secure When Johnny reached our . merican shore. For he ' s a quiz kid indeed with a gift, nd a vocabulary with a lift. Blue and White 2, 3; 2, 3; Glee Club 2, 3. Iv.Vm LEE.V STRK KLA M Here ' s the miss who ' ll never stop ' Fill she reaches the very top. There isn ' t much that we can say, For vou know her name is, Kay. Basketball 2, 3; Blue and White t. 2, 3; Traffic Squad 2, 3; Dramatic Club I, 2; Usher at Graduation 2: Prize Speaking i, 2; (ilee Club i, 2, 3: Chairman of Social Committee 3; Special Glee Club 2: Field Hockey Manager 2; . . i, 2. 3. ROBERT SWIFT Robert Swift lives up to his name With his speeil at a basketball game. nd in height he tops us by far. For he can practically touch a star. Football I. 2, 3: Basketball 2, 3: Blue and White 1, 2, 3; A. . . i, 2, 3; Glee Club i, 2, 3; Class Treasurer 1 , 2. PAIL TFSTA Hip, hip, hooray: two, three, four — Now here ' s to the man who ' ll always score. Don ' t ever say he vvon’t succeed lust watch that boy when he picks up speed. Football 2, 3; Basketball 2, 3; Blue and White i, 2, 3; . . . . i, 2, 3; Usher at Graduation 2; Prize Speak- ing I. 2: (ilee Club i, 2, 3 i Class President 3: Christmas Pageant 2: Winter Carnival Speaker. RRiHARl) TRITES When the teacher asks " Who did it Notice who ' s the first to smile This voung rascal in the corner Looking at the kid in the aisle Blue and White, 5: . . 3 ! Glee Club 3. U V V.VDAL.V Thii little lad with curly hair Seems always hurrying by; So if you see him all the time You’ll know the reason why. Blue and White 1, 2, 3; Glee Cl..! 1. 2; Basketball i. . l,KIilO VALEXTK THERESA WELLS I lashiiif; teeth and e cs agl o . Mco has a smilt for all. .■ nd when it conics to penmanship. He ' s the 1 ' 0 who’s on the ball. Khie and Whitt i. 2. 3: A. A. 1. 2. t; ( Met (dnh 1 . UK H. RI W.UTE 1 hough I tick s a bo who ' s rather sh . Ht really has an observant eve. Ht knows the birds by call and sight And shares with all his keen tleliglu. Khit and ' hite i. 2, 3: A. A. i. 2. (dee Chib i. 2. 3: Traffic Squad 3. WILLIAM WANDLESS To our school days he’s brought such joy “Tickle ' is really quite a boy — Handsome athlete with a witty air Ready with friendship and fun to share. Football 2. 3; Hockey i, 2, Captain 3: Rasketball i; Baseball i; Blue and W’hite I, 2, 3: A. A. i, 2. 3: Usher at Graduation 2; Glee Club i, 2, 3. Small and slight but full of fun Here ' s a girl who’s never done. Telling jokes and laughing low. Dancing fast and singing low. Blue and White i, 2, 3; A. A. i. 2. 3; tdhairman of Social Committee 3: Glee Club i. 2, 3; S. H. S. Specials 2; Winter Carnival Attendant. JEANNE WHILES leannic with her winning smile Possesses a very quiet air; But whenever she goes by. Somehow we find the boys all stare. Blue and White 2, 3; A. A. 2, 3: Usher at Graduation 2; Glee Club 2. AUDREY WRIGHT .Vlways calm and always cool Wonderful girl for any school, Cheerleader, actress of our class Fame’s in store for this talented lass. Basketball i, 2, 3; Yearbook Staff 3; Cheerleader i, 2, 3; Blue and White 1, 2. 3; Traffic Squad i, 2; A. A. i, 2. 3: Dramatic Club i, 2; Senior Play 3: Usher at Graduation 2; Prize Speaking i, 2, 3; Glee Club i, 2, 3; Special Glee Club 2; Christmas Pag- eant I, 2: Winter Carnival Attendant. INVOCATION O Lord God, who reigns abo ’c. Watch over us with all thy love Lead us in all we say and do Far from temptation and near to you. We need Your help and tender care We need You always to be there Close by our side both night and dav Helping us along the way. Our senior prayers are for the world. Into chaos by bitterness hurled. That once more men ' s eyes shall be From festering hatreds forever free. No ’ the skies are overcast Rut true peace will come at last When men perform unselfish deeds And live once more bv neighborly creeds. Ann Griffin Senior Monors Let k notvledge grow from more to more. MACDONALD MEDALS For scholarship, character, and good influence in the school. Ann M. Griffin Joseph E,. LaLiberte CLASS HISTORIANS — Lena H. Guastaferro, John F. Rees CRADU ATION ADDRESS — Beverly M. Hanson PRELIMINARY HONOR GROUP CLASS PROPHECY — Priscilla R. Goudey CLASS WILL — Gladys M. Anderson, John Steigman 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 — (B average or higher for four years) Laura E. Gordon Frank L. Goudey Ann M. Griffin Joseph E. LaLiberte Ruth A. Merrill John F. Rees Clara D. Salera John Steigman Beverly M. Hanson Lena H. Guastaferro GRADUATION COMMITTEE Marjorie J. Bingham W. Charles McDermott Ruth A. Merrill Joseph H. Picano Laura E. Gordon Frank L. Goudey John R. Houghton Nancy J. Hoyt Clara D. Salera Amelio J. Salera John Steigman Richard P. Livingstone [ 21 ] graduation Address We, the graduating class, are leaving this school today having completed our journey over the first mile. Our high school days are behind us, and the stepping stones are already laid for the portion of the journey which lies ahead. These days in high school have created in most of us a desire for further ach- ievements in our respective fields. They have in- stilled in us farsightedness and ambition to go on to greater things. As we leave today, it is with the knowledge that we have left behind us our first mile. This, how- ever, is not an ending. It is the mere beginning of our lives. The principles we have acquired along this first mile will remain with us throughout life. It is well, therefore, if we have chosen the right path; for then we can start our Second Mile with high hopes for the future. The real test of living and progress is whether we have the stamina for the Second Mile. The power to l egin this journey lies in our hands. Of course, it is up to us whether we utilize this power. Those of us who possess a clear vision and a direct purpose will look upon the Second Mile with eagerness, while others will fear to undertake il. There will be those who will begin their journey whole-heartedly but who will be influenced by false pretenses and swayed to wander from their journey. And there will be those who will give up because they have met failure for the first time. It is not an easy journey, this Second Mile; for as we travel along, we shall rise or fall according to our own individual efforts. We, as a class, stand together today as a nu- cleus with all these Second Miles extending from us. Some of us will travel over the road of business, sci- ence, religion, and all the other hundreds of occu- pations and professions that offer themselves to us. As we travel these various roads and become the luture citizens of America, we must prepare ourselves to accept the challenge of making this a better world. We can do this, only if we prepare and start our Second Mile with the greatest precautions. Knowing .some of the pitfalls, we can try to avoid them and thus crown the Second Mile with success. THE SECOND MILE No given formula for success can be found. The qualities that constitute it are hidden within us and must be developed by us. There is no success with- out burning ambition which gives us the drive to continue come wind, come weather. This ambition gives us courage to pursue the new and the different if it is better than the old and the already tried. 4bove all, ambition lends us eagerness to make use of all our ability, all our ability, all our time, and all the opportunities that life bestows upon us. With- out ambition, the Second Mile would be an imposs- ibility. Ambition itself, however, is not enough be- cause sometimes the ambitious one forgets that “He also serves who only stands and waits.’’ Ambition must be linked with service rather than with greed on the Second Mile. Myriad are the opportunities for service which lie in our path in contrast to the limited servitude of a few hours of study and work that have thus far presented themselves to us in connection with our school work. Service must now broaden in our con- ception to include our fellowmen. Surely in this world so pregnant with hate and strife there is room for service — the unselfish giving of time and energy to a worthy cause without thought for monetary gain or any form of public acclaim. A man like Albert Schweitzer trod the Second Mile when he gave up a world-famed career as a musician to minister to the physical needs of the people of Africa. David Liv- ingstone walked the Second Mile of service when he gave up comport to face the hardships of a rural mission post; and we could well emulate his action which is remembered in this famous quotation from his letters. “I will go anywhere providing it be for- ward in the service of the Almighty God.” Whether it is to be service to God or service to mankind which is manifested in the various occupa- tions in our complicated system of society, it is a ne- cessity on our journey along the Second Mile. Many times we will falter and lose courage. There is little glamour in playing a small part in serving mankind; but if through our willingness to serve we render benefit to one fellow being, we shall have walked with success that is deep and meaningful on our Second Mile. No one can truly serve who does not link with his service understanding. We have to be able to [ 22 ] say with the ancient Hebrew philosopher, ‘‘I sat where they sat, and I was astonished at what I saw.” All too often we just don’t take time to understand as we hurry along our own path. People of all races and creeds are going to be rubbing shoulders with us. and they will all be contributing their particular gifts to society. The “tissue-paper” difference of skin pigmentation doesn ' t lessen their gift. Look for a moment at a man well ahead of us on the Second Mile. He has the brilliant mind of a scientist, and from his creative genius has come the ability to make from waste products food that has fed his race and products that have clothed them as well as us. I speak of Dr. George Washington Carver, a Negro. Lincoln, a man whom we all cherish and respect, once said. “All men are created equal.” In our Declaration of Independence, we pronounce for the world to hear, these words, “We hold these truths to be self-evident: — That all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” How can a man even pursue happiness if we not only condone racial prejudice by sanctioning it, but also take part in its malignity. We forget how racial epithets would sound if they were directed toward us or our family. With understanding we see all people as they are, fellow human beings who are loyal to their own race and creed much in the same manner as we try to be loyal to ours. Again. I repeat, if we can say with sincerity, “I sat where they sat, and I was astonished at what I saw,” we have understanding and we have walked harmoni- ously with our fellow men as we all pursue the Second Mile. The final attribute necessary for the journey of the Second Mile is faith. None of us know exactly where we are going or what problems life is going to present. We can only hope to know that if we try, we will progress. Faith is not alone something that is instilled in us. It is an intangible element in our make-up that must be constantly nursed and nurtured before it can blossom forth in its full power. This is the greatest and most difficult hurdle on our Second Mile. Many times we will be shaken to the core, and only blindly can we grope and feel our way even on the Second Mile. Possibly the faith we have in ourselves will be gone, but stronger than our own faith will stand the faith that our parents have in our final achievements. Temptation to abandon our chosen route is bound to come. The way is hard; the ascent is steep. Back of us, standiiiK four square, is the faith of our mother, our father, or a trusted friend. Thus we can and must go on. Faith is our main staff on the Second Mile. Everything may be taken from us, all mankind may forsake us; but no man can ever take faith from us. We have to push it away ourselves. Every successful person possesses faith and often his success varies in direct ratio to the amount of faith he has in himself. Today, we stand together at the end of the first mile. Tomorrow we step out into the vastness of the Second Mile more or less alone. I have had time to mention only a few of the important factors that are essential to our success. I could have spoken ot loyalty, sincerity, honesty, and reliability — all of them important; but to me those of prime importance in the turbulent world of today are the four which I have mentioned to you — ambition, service, understand- ing, and faith. As we leave these, our graduating exercises, to enter the Second Mile of our endeavor in life, may we take with us firmness of purpose and a renewing of personal devotion to the realities of adult living so that we will walk with strength and be able to stand at the end of the Second Mile and see a record that we have made which is worthy of our best selves. I fully realize the scope of the journey I have outlined, and it is with certain knowledge that the way is difficult; but in spite of hardships and diffi- culties, I commend it to you as the only way we, as a class and as individuals, can possibly hope to com- bat the chaotic world conditions that confront us Let us, therefore, go forward with heads erect and hearts equal to the journey ahead — The Second Mile. Beverly Hanson PATHWAYS Into the future runs a silver road, But to discover it, man needs a code Of always serving and doing good deeds Often forgetting his personal needs. No one must live for himself alone His friends are the fruit from the deeds he has sown; For he must live with real joy and true love That many blessipgs will come from above. Ann Griffin ZheQreen years It memory serves us correctly, it was the fall before the end of the war that we became freshmen. About the first thing we can remember is the elec- tion of class officers. You remember Frank Joslin, the fellow we chose as president. Then there were Vice President Orvis Saxby; prim Secretary Miriam Torian, who left us at the end of the year; efficient Treasurer Bob Swift; and last but not least our little red-haired chairman of the Social Committee, Gladys Anderson. From then on the time flew, and before we knew it. it was time for our Spring Hop. After a few shy moments, the dance went over well under the supervision of Miss Risi, enthusiastically sup- ported by our class. We went into our sophomore year just after the war had ceasen. Again we elected classmates to lead us during the school year. Class artist, Francis Mc- Hugh, who left us at the end of the year, was voted president; Donald Sullivan, who also decided to leave us at the end of the fourth charter, was elected vice president; popular Marjorie Bingham was sec- retary; Bob Swift still remained our efficient treasur- er; and Bill Simkins, one of our hockey stars, became chairman of the social committee. As this was the first year we took an active part in sports, all of us had high expectations. We had a wonderful football team, and the hike to the Win- chester game was a joyful but very strenuous under- taking. When Punchartl came to play us, the cheerleaders led a parade through the square l ' )efore the game. Probably no one went home afterwards without be- ing a little bit hoarse. Soon the Carnival Ball rolled along, and we had a combined rehearsal of the Boys’ and Girls’ Glee Club down in the gym. Miss Drago and Mr. Ark- well had a big job on their hands and only three weeks in which to perform miracles. To everyone’s surprise they trained us for a performance excelling our wildest dream. The basketball tournament was really special in our eyes, for it was the first year we actually com- peted; and even though we didn’t win. we did give the juniors a mighty good fight. All in all our sophomore year was very success- ful and gave us a good foundation on which to build for our ultimate goal, graduation. Our junior year appeared to be busier and more active than it was ever thought possible. We had a wonderful leader in President Amelio Salera. Vice President Alan Lisk wasn’t a bad runnerup either. Secretary Jean Fama and Chairman of the Social Committee, Priscilla Goudey, most certainly helped keep things going; and Treasurer Bob Swift, who was elected for the third time, capably handled our finances. It appeared as if everything were happening now at almost the same time. How many of us will ever forget the time when Frank Goudey and Courty Dunbar tried to make soap and came out much the worse for their attempt , all the fun iiB had when Mr. Richardson was absent; Priscilla Foote ' s good luck in being absent the day the light globe fell on her desk in typewriting; the business and general contestants looking forward to the time Miss Re- gish handed them the typewriting and penmanship certificates they had worked so hard for; the da-, war was declared in chemistry and two Ci pupils suffered acid wounds at the hands of a fellow class- mate! Nobody in Ci or C2 will ever forget the de- bates in Miss Finn’s En,glish class or the intellectual periods in Miss Foley’s room. Athletics were beginning to play a bigger part in our school life, and there were many class heroes who made the first teams. Even though our teams were not always victorious, it still made us feel good to see our fellow classmates on the playing field. One of our major accomplishments during the school year was the forming of a band with the help of the Stoneham merchants. Under the direction of Mr. Jordan, the band has grown, and its performances have become more and more enjoyed by all who have heard it. The Carnival Ball came around again, and as always the Town Hall was filled to overflowing. Many people thought the festivities even better than those of the past years because of the larger Glee Club and the elaborate program. Then came spring and more activities. The Spring Concert, baseball, and the Junior-Senior Prom at Bear Hill filled passing time very enjoyably. Before we knew it, we were the senior-ranking class in the school. The seniors of 1947 had left school early and were preparing for graduation. We felt pretty big because we were practically seniors and had no class as superiors. A few days later grad- uation came. The graduates made a wise choice in naming Marilyn MacKenzie and David O’Doherty as marshals. School soon closed, and ahead of us was our last year in Stoneham High. September came sooner than we had thought possible, and we were seniors. We may have been a small class, but our energy, ideas, and perseverance more than made up for lack of numbers. Class Pres- ident Paul Testa wasted no time in getting the wheels in motion with Vice President David O’Doherty right behind him. Secretary Priscilla Goudey did a won- derful job of encouraging us and keeping the re- cords straight. Treasurer Harold Shurtleff proved to be Bob Swift’s equal, and Chairman of the Social Committee Kay Strickland certainly had plenty of ideas and pep. Stoneham was not outstanding in athletics this year, but no one can say that it w ' asn’t fun playing on the teams. Hockey was a bright spot, and except for a poor start Stoneham might have won the cham- pionship. The last game was heart-breaking to lose; but then, no team can win every one. The fellows who played in the games, will have much satisfac- tion in the future talking about the team of the good old days. In November the senior class presented their an- nual play, “January Thaw’’. It had been a sensation on Broadway and it was chosen with the hope that it would be the same in Stoneham. Under the cap- able direction of Miss Preston the play progressed very rapidly and on opening night it was a completely finished production. The cast included Lorraine Morin, Mai Salera, Priscilla Goudey, Ann Lundberg, Margie Bingham, Bev Hanson, Donald Leavitt. Or- vis Saxby, Audrey Wright, John Houghton, Herb Higgins, Donald Hodson, and Bill Simkins. They did so creditable a job that everyone who saw the play thought it was by far the best that had been produced in years. All of us can truthfully say that being in the twelfth grade has been exciting. Sometimes we thought we’d never be able to get through the year. There were of course many humorous incidents that popped up every once in a while to help make school a little more enjoyable. Doc ' s pet joke on how to get an elephant through a keyhole was good for a few laughs, and Miss Preston’s discussion of Pro- fessor Kittredge of Harvard certainly raised the eye- brows of those in Ci. One of the nicest things that hap{iened, occurred at the letter assembly when Ozzi came walking in with a birthday cake for Doc Gor- don. Doc was flabbergasted. Lorraine Morin should get the prize for the biggest surprise of the year. No one even suspected that she had taken the big step. The Senior Tea, given in honor of the senior girls and their mothers by Mrs. William Nadeau, was one of the most enjoyable events of the year. The w’elcoming committee was most cordial as the guests entered the building and those in the receiv- ing line were very friendly. The stage had been effectively decorated by Mrs. Baker and her commit- tee. and Miss Finn’s welcoming speech was very gracious. Mr. Earl Widener, talented violinist, with his mother as accompanist, and our own Miss John- son as soloist presented an excellent concert. Re- freshments, served by Miss Pickering and her com- mittee, added the final festive touch to a delightful afternoon. When Carnival Ball Time came again, we knew we were even closer to graduation. As we were the seniors, most of the responsibility for plans fell upon us. Now, as we look back, it was quite a job. but with the help of the various advisers it was made easier. Dave and Maril)n certainly looked just like a king and queen, and the Glee Club and other per- formers were exceptionally good. The ball with its brilliant pageant is one event that will never be for- gotten. The special routine of songs and cheering made the 1948 basketball tournament a very colorful and entertaining occasion. The girls, under the direction of Mrs. Lawson, made up their own routines and perfected them in a week. There were over eighty girls taking part in the whole thing. In the midst ol the sophomore-junior game, two of our most ath- letic senior boys were almost murdered by the ball. The two embarrased fellows fell flat on their backs, through the swinging doors, with their chairs under them, while the crowd, you remember, roared. The A. A. Banquet given in April by the Booster’s Club in honor of the athletic teams, was a very gala affair. At the delicious catered supper. Mr. John O ' Doherty officiated as master of ceremon- ies. Beautiful jackets were presented to football, base- ball, and hockey teams, and miniature basketballs were given to the girls on the basketball team. Gifts were presented to the guests and coaches by the Booster’s Club and the athletic teams respectively. The dance, which concluded the banquet, was thor- oughly enjoyed. The Spring Concert in our senior year was a great success. Again Miss Drago and Mr. Arkwell worked against time to get the Junior and Senior High School Glee Clubs singing to perfection. Then the big night came, and the whole town turned out to attend the concert. I think those who had a part in preparing the program had just as much enjoy- ment as those who listened to the finished produc- tion. Around the first of May. it was a familiar sight to see the girls grouped in the halls discussing the gowns they were going to wear to the Junior-Senior Prom. Although Mt. Hood in Melrose was a little off the beaten path, all those who went had a won- derful time. Now that graduation was just a few days off and all of us were preparing for what we were go- ing to do in the future, we were a little sorry to be leaving school. In looking back we could laugh at most of the trying times that at the moment seemed more important than anything else. Stoneham High had been like a neighborhood meeting place, and it would be very strange not to be making the daily trips there. If all our )ears in the future could be as pleasant and as easy as the years in Stoneham High had been, everyone would look toward the future with a light heart and with a sense of assurance. Lena Guastaferro John Rees FIKU) HOCKKY I ' irst Row : M. 1 ' . Hjiiford, X. Rertwx ' ll, C.. Anderson, II. Kittrcdire- 1 . Holman. R. Fricdridi. Sesond Row: Coash Law I son. C. EntiHsli. |. Rateli i elilcr. I. Buck. L. Coi don. I. Larson, B. DiFu I ria. l.nndht-ri;. R. Kl:i- mans. the Tidd Between the Ked jCihes Led by Co-Captains Rita Klamans and Ciladys An- derson. the Stoneham field hockey team completed the year with three ties, one defeat, .and two ictories. This was made possible by the excellent coaching on tech- niques and strategic plays by Mrs. Lawson. The girls played vigorously all season. The top game was with Swampscott when S. H. S. defeated the North Shore team 2-0. Other scores were these: Winchester i Malden o Medford i Melrose i Swampscott o Stoneham o Stoneham o Stoneham 0 Stoneham 2 Stoneham i Although the Stoneham High School puck scramb lers failed to notch the initial win of the season, never theless. these proteges of " Doc " CJordon went far this season. The first line composed of Marty Manley, Dick Manley, and Milge McDermott, alternating with Chick D ' Annolfo, knew what to do with the little black disc when they got their sticks on it. This fast skating line was coupled with a first-grade defensive second line com posed of Frank O ' Grady, Red O ' Doherty, and Bill Wandless. They could really skate both ways. On de fense. Paul Norden and Charlie McDermott with goal- ies, Mitch Corbett and Bill Simkins, gave the Blue and White something to be proud of. Other seniors playing were Bob Murphy. Bob Johnson, and Herb Andrews. BOYS’ HOCKEY First Row: R. I)unb;ir. W. Simpkins, H. . ndrews. K. Leland Second Row: B. Xorden. t ' .. McDermott. W. Wandless, F. O ' Grady. R. Manlev. M. Manley, D. O ' Doher- ty. P. D ' . nnolfo. Third Row: Coacli (iordon. F. Sousa. R. Corkum. R Murphy, , nstey. H. Knight, P. Ewing. R Her.sam, . ssistant Coach (ihester Jordan Fourth Row: R. McKenna. D. L nn, |. Bean. C. Di- Furia. V. Wernilli [ 27] CHHF.RLF.ADERS i l eft lo Riu ' ilt: I ' .ipiaiii ■ Beverh H,inM)ii. Iltr- ' tairh. A. Vrii;ht. (. Mcl- fontc, I. Larson, Ros- ‘ sclcr. J. lohnsoLi, B, Don- scttc. P. (loiulcy. G. Han- son, ]. W.iiidlcss. R I ' ricdrii.h. Bucks Qive J X dl 1 he u)47 eilition of the Stoneham High School loothall team, although handicapped by inexperience, was well-coached and tirelessly drilled by Coach William Miller. Stoneham held a strong hut surprised Winchester eleven 6-o. , lso a Reading team, scheduled to defeat Stoneham, luckily managed to sc]ueeze out a 14-12 win in the rhanksgicing Day classic which will he replayed a hundred times over in the minds of spectators and players alike. The team was led by two graiul fellows : C ' o-Cap- tams (Tarlie McDermott and Frank Davarich. Men who played their last game for Stoneham were Test:, McKenna, Orsillo, .Murphy, Witndless, Picano. Preod- ian, Livingstone, and DWnnolfo. The cheerleaders composed of a peppy group of at- tractive and school-spirited girls led by Captain Beverly Hanson did an excellent job at leading the school cheer- ing section at the rallies and games. The student body, aroused by the original cheers, formations, and con- tagious enthusiasm of the cheerleaders, helped to cheer the teams on to do their best for S. H. S. FOOTBALL First Row: F. Davarich. .VI. Corbett. R. Murphy, V. Ors;llo. R. McKenna. P. D ' Annolfo, C. McDermott f. Beane, A. .Vnstey, W. Wandless, H. Knight. Second Row: R. Hersom, H. Winton. D. Smith. .V. Fionda, P. Testa, J. Picano, R. Li ingstone, K. Le- land. F. Sousa, D. Barney, D. Burton. Third Row: Coach Miller, P. Longo, J. Geragosian, R. R. Trenholm, W. Chambers, C. Ban- berg. R. W etgur. W. Cor- sano, C. DiFuria, Assis- tant Coach Gordon, R. Corkum, F. DelGreco. [ 28 ] C ' .IRLS ' 15ASKE1T.AI.I. I irvt Row : A. ri ilu. | Newton. Cl. .Vnderson. l.imilberi;. 1.. Ciiiflin. R Klanuns. H. Dll- ' uri.i. 1 Cordon. H. Hanson Srcond Row: (aiacli l.a son. K. Strickland, 1 . Rowland. 1’. Coiidcx. C. Helm 1 hnal Row: (iriftin. j .Mctimrc. H. M U- M. liinitliam. R Kellex. - (irahani Zhwugh the Moop Swish Though the senior girls were few in number, they had speed and accuracy in their basketball games this year. They were full of enthusiasm and pep when the basketball tournament, the big event of the year, came around. It was a hard fought tournament, and the vic- tors had a close final game. The sophomores and jun- iors showed great sportsmanship, which the seniors greatly admired. The seniors will miss basketball, but they will always remember and admire Mrs. Lawson who coached them with skill and friendliness. As the basketball season got underway, Cioach Karl Elerin had to start from scratch. Having lost by gradu- ation all the varsity players, Coach Elerin managed to put together a small, inexperienced but aggressive team In league competition. Stoneham surprised most teams by playing hard, fast basketball. The team was cen- tered around versatile Oz Orsillo. Other seniors who did the playing were John Griffin. Jack Proodian, Harr Shurtleff, Paul Testa. Rob Swift. Rob Richardson, and Rill Anderson. ROYS’ RASKETRALL First Row: W. LaBombanl. E. Pinato. R. Leland. A. Fioncla Second Row ' : R. Richanlson. H. Sluirtleff. P. Testa, V. Orsillo, I.. Proodian. J. Griffin, I). Morello, R. Swift Third Row: Coach Flcr.n. II. Butler, H. Winton, I I. aBarbcra. C. Button. I. Naimo. V. Jenkins. D. ' cr, ' . C. lohnson. I. Smith POurth Row : R. Woods. II, Klamans, R. Wetzler, . .Vfc.Askill. J. Wilson. R Goudey, Minghella. Hojran HAND Kir:.t Row: R. (louilcy, R. Dirknian. I,. Kleinschniidt (iriffin, I). Patton, W. Wcrnclli, F, ( ' h.uiipcr. R, Prcnholm, F, Jones. V. Ricltartls, A. rJallasci ' . IF. FFollenbcck, M. noFlotf. F’. Roui!Jar(F M.norc ' tte: A. F.iin IFutl; Second Row: FF. Sprott. I. VlcCliarles. W, . IiiiFe . R. SJiurtFcff, I. FFeane, W. Fish, J.. IFlaclcwcIl. F. IFowman. R. Ilcrsam, Mr. Jordan, R. .Simmons, H. FFlout, V. FFlacJcwcil, J " ). J.ovcrin ' j. S. J.arson Stride up the Baud “ yer Safe!” In sinarl, new uniforms, the Stoncham High School Haiul under tlie direction of Mr. Chester Iordan of the liigh scliool faculty, has matle a big hit this year at the games, at Rotary, and all school functions. The hantl members and the student body appreciate Vfr. Jordan’s skillful directing and outstanding talent as bandmaster. The 1948 edition of the Stoneham High baseball team under the capable leadership of Coach Doc Gordon, came through the season with an impressive record that will stand the team in good stead. With Co-Captain Jackie Proodian and Paul Norden sharing the pitching honors and Kenny Leland catching, Stoneham had one of the best all-around batteries in the league. The out- field was composed of the three senior lettermen: Co- Captain Frank Davarich in center field, John Rees in right, and Proodian (when he wasn’t tossing them up) in left. BASEBALL First Row: R. Gouiies. R. Burns, H. Knight, J. Rees, F. Davarich, .Stickney, L. Proodian, P. NForden, K. Leland, A. Vigilone. C. DiFuria Second Row: Coach Gordon R. Wood, -A. Minghella, W. Crowther, R. Cor- kum, C. Bamberg, J. Naimo, H. Winton, D. Mareira, R. Waite, D. Leavitt Third Row: F. Harrington, M. Manley, C. Johnson, K. Dushane. J. Wilson, R, Hersam, R. Wetzler, R. Sheets, J. Farrell, C. Crocetti [ 30 ] A. A. OFFICF.RS I ' lCsiiUnt-. Ricliarcl l.i iny tonc ni I’ntitlfiit: MariKn M.kKcii k crycfiiiy: Kan lama T I tj finer : I rank Cloiuk Socni Comwittee: Tlicrcsa WclK Allan la ' k BLUE AND WHIl ' E OFFICERS I resilient-. Charles McDermott I lie rresident: MariK n MacKcn it Sci rehir : Jean l ama Tridsiirer-. Frank Datarich jiiiwit I nr [‘resilient: Alberta Holman Sop ioinori ] Ice President: Barbara Sprott TRAFFIC SQUAD First Row; R. Goude . I Farrell. M ' . Lowthers. 1 Whittemore. 1. Wilson. 11 1 llegins .Stconil Row : K. Stncklaml. , . Griffin. . . Merrill, (■ Anderson. 1.. Crane. 1 Gonlon. J. Fama. C. Salera. B. Hanson 1 hiril Row : R Dickerson. 1. Karlson. R. Lisins: stone. L. Washburn. 1’ Halt. E. Nickerson. I ' Houghton. C ' . McDermott R. McKenna. Fouitth Row: I. I MacKas. 1, Mitchell. R. Waite. M ' . M ' erndli R. Wet7ler. R llrrsair. Mr. Higgins Mlue and Wite Club Scholarship, loyalty, ami sportsmanshij) — these are the aims of the Blue and White Club dhich have enabled it to grow until it has enrolled as members ninety-eight percent of the student body. l iie glorious spectacle of the Winter Carnival, with its races and games in winter snow and ice. its attractively costumed King and Queen and attendants at the ball, the Boys’ Glee Club, the Blue and White scholarship — all these activities are sponsored by the Blue and diite Club and its genial director. Howard “Doc ' (fordon. AMdic Associatiou The Athletic Association of Stoneham High School, under the able supervision of Faculty Manager Winston Lobdell, is a vital and growing organization fostering a keen interest in all boys’ and girls’ athletics. It promotes eager participation in all sports and endeavors to secure the necessary funds to equip all teams. These funds are raised by dues, magazine subscriptions, and admissions. i GIRLS ' GLEE CLUB Director: Miss Gilila Dra,ito Fir--t Row: ' L. Crane. N. Ho t. B. DiFuria. I. Whiles. P. Foote, J. Du- P. Goudey Second Row: B. .Spr(tt. I.. Guastaferro. L. Morin. T. Mustone. 1. Faina. C. Sa- lera. S. Blout. M. Small. A. Wright. B. Hanson. B. Myles. B. .M.icLeman. K. Strickland Third Row: A. Lundberg. G. Anderson. I. McGui ' c. M. Humphreis. A. Gra- ham, E. Griffin. E NT ' W- ton. E. Mattos. R. Kla- I mans, M. Ginivan, L. Gordon. tiriffin, R. Kelly. F. Rowland. C. De- lin ORCHESTRA [.eft to Right: R. Stmldard, E. Shepherd, B. Fleet. E. Uhrig, A. Johnson , O. Morse. A. Griffin, W. Werndli. H. Kleinschmult, Blackwell. R. Dirkman, R. Trenholm. R. Hers.ini, M. Dolloff. , f. H. Hollenbeck. R. Fuller, R, Shurtleff 1 ( ) ' S’ GLEE C.LL B Director: Mr. (leorge- rk- u-eil |-I t Row: H. Higgins. R. Trues, A. Eisk. I). Kel- ler. D. Dingle, P. Testa, H. Shurtleff. H. And- rews, EE Melkonian. W. I. owthers. E Picano. J. E.i Eibcrte Second Row ; EE Rouillard. ,k. Salera. O. Saxbv. E. Mitche ll, E Miller. E Steigman. W. Simpkins, I. Houghton. R. Strobe 1. R. N ' elsoii. W, Mace, G. I McDermott Hurd Row: . Ir. Gonlon. D. I I.inn. D. Hoelson. E Rees, E NE.ieK.u. D. Leavitt. R. Swift. R. Richardson. I Griffin. R. Idvingstone. E. I Davarich. Proodian. D. | O ITohertv. Orsillo j Fourth Row. T. Karlson. R j F.ccles. R. Waite. H. Price, R. Miirphv. R. NEcKen ! na I [ ] ZuHcful Zidmgs We are the music makers And ive are the dreamers of dreams. Stoneliam High School is very fortunate in having as its con- ductor Mr. Rolland Tapley, who is a member of the Boston Sym- phony Orchestra. His love and deep feeling for music have been instilled in the hearts of the orchestra members. We seniors who have been fortunate enopgh to be in the orchestra have certainly been privileged in knowing him. Those who are to follow in our places will be under the guidance of a man not only gifted as a vi- olinist but as a conductor unequaled in the field of school orchestra- tion. So great has been the interest in music this year that the Girls ' Glee Club has filled every available seat in the assembly hall. Our talented and enthusiastic supervisor of music, Miss Gilda Drago, again directed the delighted .girls in three-part harmony. All through the year, rehearsals were held for one activity or another — school songs, Christmas music. Carnival Chorus, Spring Concert, and graduation. Only someone like Miss Drago, with music in her very finger tips, could have inspired these excellent performances. The boys were not outdone by the girls either; for under the capable direction of Mr. George Arkwell, the Boys ' Glee Club, too, did outstanding work. They joined the Girls ' Glee Club in pre- senting the Carnival Chorus, the Spring Concert, and the gradua- tion music. [34 ] Senior Serenade If I ' m Lucky .... . I’ll graduate Dreams are a Dime a Dozen . In the classroom Till the End of Time . Homework Are These Really Mine Report Cards Home on the Range . Cooking room Sh-h, It ' s a Military Secret Home Management Give Me Five Minutes More Lunch period Yahtata, Yahtata, Yahtata . . . . . Senior girls Sentimental Journey . Walking home from school Oh, What a Beautiful Morning! . . . . Saturdays Eleven-Sixty P. M. My Fickle Eye .... Beverly Hanson Harmony Give Me the Simple Life . . . Ozzie’s request Beautiful Dreamer . . . Paul McDermott Racing with the Moon • . “Duke” in the Whippet I ' ll Dance at Your Wedding Lorraine Morin The Stars Will Remember . . . The Senior Play Among My Souvenirs The Carnival Ball Slowly . . . The twleve years of school dragging by Here I Go Again . . The juniors starting school next year Serenade of the Bells .... End of class Put Your Dreams Away . . . . School’s over I Wish I Didn’t Love You So . . . Last day of school I’ll Be Lost Without You . Parting song to teachers Don ' t Fence Me .In . . . After graduation exercises Somewhere Over the Rainbow . . . . . The future Till We Meet Again . Class reunion [35] [ :v ir |A JUH Can youjmagim? Gladys Anderson . . . Without her giggle Betty MacLennan As a spinster Herbert Andrews .... Late on the rink Iartin Manley .... As a shop teacher William Anderson As a clown Richard Manley Losing the puck Marjorie Bingham .... Being unfriendly Edith Mattos Beside Swifty Richard Bliss Hurrying Charles McDermott . . . Without his grin Shirley Blout Without a piano Paul McDermott .- wake in class David Bradbury .... Lost in a crowd |oan McGuire Being untidy Lois Crane . . . . Without her horse pins Robert McKenna . . . Without his appetite Philip D Annolfo . . Doing his own homework Haik Melkonian . . Not talking about Fords Frank Davarich As a bachelor . nn Merrill Flighty Francis DelGreco . . Without his script pad |ohn Miller Out of trouble Charlotte Delin Being quiet Eugene Mitchell Not reliable Barbara DiFuria Being noisy Lorraine Morin . Without those roaming eyes David Dingle .... Without his bass notes Robert Murphy As A 1 Jolson Courtland Dunbar Being forward Theresa Mustone As a barker Janice Duran . . Without her mouton lamb Betty .Ann Myles . . Without the latest news Robert Eccles Talkative Frank Nelson Reticent Priscilla Foote In Gym jean Newton . Without her big brown eyes Marjorie Ginivan Not flirting Robert Nickerson . . . Without his microscope Laura Gordon . . . .Missing a hockey game David O Doherty .... As a book critic Frank Goudey Slouching hncent Orscillo With a whiffle Priscilla Goudey Lost for words Joseph Picano . . . Not knowing his figures Ann Graham Being aggressive Herbert Price Without his farm .Ann Griffin Not blushing Leon Proodian .... Following the rules Evelyn Griffin On a diet John Rees Not arguing John Griffin .Missing a basket Robert Richardson As Tiny Tim Lena Guastaferro . . .Missing an assignment Herbert Rouillard . Without his Pocket Book Beverly Hanson ... In an all girls’ school Rowland Sulking Herbert Higgins . . . Buying an adult ticket Amelio Salera . . . Without Betsie (his car) Donald Hodson .... With straight hair (;p.,ra Salera Inefficient John Houghton In trouble Q vis Saxby Teaching French Nancy Hoyt .Not being efficient Harold Shurtleff .... Without his wave Martha Humphrys . . . On time tor biology William Simpkins . Not interested in Wash- Robert Johnson .... With a permanent ington, D C. Theodore Karlson Without “B” Studying Donald Keller . . . Without his pompadour yj ita Small Explosive Ruth Kelly .Not chattering joPri Steig man . . . Without his briefcase Rita Klamans Calm and demure Kathleen Strickland .... As a man-hater Joseph LaLiberte . . Completing a sentence pop t Strobel In the Army Donald Leavitt Without a camera Robert Swift .... About 5 feet 3 inches Allan Lisk . Studying p ] _ Without his resonant voice Richard Livingstone . . . With a gentle voice Richard Trites Softspoken William Lowthers .... In a red sweater Guy A adala Not winning a game Ann Lundberg Without a comb . melio Valente Being impolite Douglas Lynn .As a cheerleader Richard Waite Flirting William Mace .... Enjoying Shakespeare William Wandless .... In school every day James MacKay . . As a circus perfornrer Theresa Wells .... Without Joan McGuire Marilyn MacKenzie .... In a stag line Jeanne Whiles . . Without her new hairdo .Audrey Wright .... Not on the stage Senior Superlatives Most Athletic — Most Popular — CJladys Anderson Marilyn Mackenzie Vincent Orsillo ' incent Orsillo • « 9 • • • P e •••« • Class Actress and . Ictor — Best Looking — Audrey Wright Orvis Saxby Marilyn MacRenhie )ohn Rees das Class Fla t — Beverly Hanson lack Proodian Most Lately to Succeed — Ann Griftin John Steignian Most Ambitious — Class Comedian — Ann Griffin John Steigman Klainans Da itl O’Doherty Most Tall{ative — Beserly Hanson Haik Melkonian Class Heartbreal{er — Beverly Hanson Frank Davarich Class Pair — Marilyn MacKenzie David O ' Doherty Most School Spiiited — Beverly Hanson Vincent Orsillo [3M Senior Superlatives Best All Around Best Dancer Best Groomed Best Natured Biggest Line Biggest Time Killer Class Live Wire Most Personality Most Talented GIRL Rita Klamans Theresa Wells Joan McGuire Rita Klamans Kay Strickland Rita Klamans Beverly Hanson Priscilla Goude - Audrey Wright BOY Vincent Orsillo John Griffin John Houghton Amelio Salera Bill Simkins Paul McDermott David O’Doherty Vincent Orsillo David Bradbury Favorite Actress Favorite Actor Favorite Comic Strip Favorite Singer Favorite Song Favorite Sport Favorite Subject Funniest Event Most Remembered Event June Allyson Robert Mitchum Li ' l Abner Vaughn Monroe “Now Is the Hour” Football Gym McKenna ' s fall at the tourna- ment Class Play s. 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BOSTON, MASS. KEnmore 6-0880 Pettengill Motor Sales Franklin Street at Stoneham Square Stoncliam 8o. Mass. Summer Preparatory School NINTH SEASON July 6 to August 14, 1948 Preparatory Courses for College Entrance Make-up Work in all High School Subjects Intensive Reviews Pre-Nursing Courses MORNING CLASSES EXPERIENCED HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS CO-EDUCATIONAL Enrollment Fee $5 $=50. one subject — $85. two subjects Send for Circuhii Sponsored by THE FISHER SCHOOL 374 Broadway Winter Hill Somerville Somerset 6-1800 Thomas Hennessev Charles M. Duran Middlesex Oil Company 310 MAIN STREET WOBURN — MASS. Tel. WO 2-05 1 1 RANGE AND FUEL OILS CONGRATULATIONS Class of 1948 As you enter into tlie next phase of your educational life, your teachers, family, ami friends will watch your progress with great interest. Every success which you achieve in life, no matter how small or great, will reflect favorably upon your High School and your Community. We wish for all of you much success in the days ahead. THE E. L. PATCH CO. STONEHAM, MASS. OUR REWARD as Official Photographer for the Class of 1948 is in knowing that the Stoneham High School has received the finest in Photo- graphic service. IN YEARS TO COME we would enjoy working with the gradu- ating class and yearbook staff as much as we have this year. NEXT YEAR let us assist you. THE Warren Kay Vantine Studio, Inc. I 2 Royl.ston Street Boston. Mass. Mtogmpks Mtographs Mtographs tn .. 5

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