Swampscott High School - Sea Gull Yearbook (Swampscott, MA)
- Class of 1948
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dedicate this our Yearbook to
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Instructor of English, Head of the English Department,
and Faculty Advisor for the Dramatic Club, SWAMPSCOTTA,
Year-book, and Golf Team, in true appreciation of his earnest guidance
throughout the high school years of the Class of 1948, his keen interest
in young people, and his fairness toward and conscientious understanding of all
Principal - Mr. Iames H. Dunn
English Dept. - Mr. Drogue, Mr. Rathbone, Miss
Gellerson. Mr. Henshaw.
Language Dept. - Miss Thissell. Miss Soper. Mr.
Coaches - Mr. Martin. Mrs. MucLearn. Mr. Iordcm.
Band - Mr. I-Icrrnrnond.
Biology - Marjorie Cryctn, Miss Lambert. Colette
Math Dept. - Miss White, Mr. Emcmuelson. LeComte, Robert Torrey.
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fay Herbert Anolerron
Burinerr Manager SWAMPSCOTTA 4g Football 25
Yearbook Staff 4
Here we have the other half of Miss White's Anderson and Webster team.
A good SWAMPSCOTTA business manager, jay is well liked and full of fun. As
pilot of the Green Hornet, he is often seen chauffeuring the football squad as
well as those of the fairer sex. His thoughts of the future are directed toward
Band 5, 4, Dramatic Club 3, 4, Variety Sbow 4
When Louanne came to us from Elkhart, Indiana two years ago, she certainly
boosted the morale of S. H. S. with those ever-sparkling eyes and ivory com-
plexion which gave everyone a decided lift. Lou plans to give the School of
Nursing in Phoenix, Arizona its share of her versatility next year with the idea
of being an air hostess when she graduates. Good luck, Lou-for we know that
you'll charm others fully as much as you have us!!
George Raymond Baltbazan fr-Iteloy
Football 3, 4
A good ball player and witty mathematician, that's Itchy! Miss White will
certainly miss you next year, and so will the rest of us. As a fellow with an
ever-ready smile, we'll always remember you. Itchy says that he had a few
definite plans for the future, but if Congress passes UMT, then he will probably
be with Uncle Sam.
Barbara fean Barker
Travel Club 4
A sweet smile and a warm, charming manner are but two of Barbara's many
attributes. She likes just about everything from knitting and sports to cats.
Perhaps that's why everyone likes her. Either a laboratory technician or prefer-
ably a medical secretary are in Barbara's thoughts for the future, and we wish her
good luck in whatever field she chooses.
Earl Leroy Barnard
Barbetball 2, 3, 4g Track 5g Student Council 4
Strong, silent, and always dependable are the features which best suit Earl.
He's so calm and easy-going that we know S. H. S. will be glad to have him
back for another year as a P. G. He would like to enter a business school after
leaving Swampscott, preferably Northeastern University. But wherever the
place-and whatever the time, we know that he'll be appreciated by all.
Tbe Sea Gull
Alan Dauzkl Block B
Dramatic Club, 2, 3, 45 Travel Club 25 Forum 25 SWAMPSCOTTA
Stag 3,45 Assistant Business Manager 45 Home Room
Represezztatiue 45 Banu' 3, 45 Golf 4
We will always remember Alan for his studious ways and his serious attitude
toward work. Mention a Latin book, and Alan will tell you practically all of
its contents. A very witty fellow, Al has an interest in music and is an out-
standing member of the band. Alan was one of the few boys who passed the
Naval R. O, T. C. tests. He is evolving towards Harvard for the future.
Robert Bonefant-Mugs Bob
Glee Club 25 Football 2, 3, 45 Basketball 3, 45 Baseball 25
Variety Show 45 M. A. Sbow 4
Mugs is an extremely popular figurehead around S. H. S. His lanky form
may fbe seen slowly truclging through any of the corridors. Bob is a very able
athlete and is prominent as a football back. He hopes to enter a business school
unless Uncle Sam comes along first. But no matter what it is, remember we're
cheering for you, Bob.
Etlvel Mae Bouelwzau
Glee Club 25 Basketball 25 Home Economics Club 25 Rieaf Cross
Representative 25 Year Boob Stajjf 4
Do not be deceived by Ethel's outward manner of calmness and composure
which are sharp contrasts to her bubbling enthusiasm. Now her greatest inter-
ests are photography, dramatics, and dancing, and she enjoys nothing better
than a good joke. Best of luck, Ethel, in whatever field you may choose to enter.
Priscilla Bradlq-Psfir P B
Pris is well known among us for that merry twinkle in her eye and her infec-
tious laugh. She is always ready to join in the fun. Those who have known
her for a friend are proud of the fact. P. B. has not yet decided upon her life's
work, but it is certain that her friendly manner will be a great help to her.
Marcza Frances Brown
Glee Club 2, 3, 45 Hockey 2, 3, 45 Class Secretary 35 Drill Team 45
SWAMPSCOTTA Staff 2, 3, 45 Basketball 2, 3, 45 Dramatic Club 35
Band 35 Badminton 2, 3, 45 Softball 2, 3, 45 Variety Sbow 4 5
With the closing of school each june, Marcia is scurrying to prepare for her
annual trip to Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. What's the attraction, I wonder?
Wheelock College is her choice for the future, where she plans to study the art
of teaching the kindergarten children. Best of luck always, Marcia, and we
know you'l1 continue to make many friends as you did at S. H. S.
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Tbe Sea Gall
Zlihkbele Anthony Buonanduci-Mike Bzlgf Mike
Football 2, 3 .
Mike is one of those quiet kids!??? fha, hal The Hammer and Nailers are
going to miss you, Mike. Yes, especially Frit McArthur, because now he will
not be able to eat the candy you slipped him in salesmanship or the current
problems class. Mike plans to work this coming summer and by next year he will
be on his way to a baker's school in Chicago to learn the art of baking.
Richard H udfon Burt-Dick .
Glee Clab 2, Male Cbomi' 25 Band 5, 4, Camera Club 4g
Variety Sbow 4
Richard is well-known around Swampscott High for his humorous pranks and
infectious grin. He also is quite musically inclined, especially on his tenor
sax. As for his future plans, Dick has hopes of entering Northeasterni Uni-
versity. The best of luck to you, and we know that whatever you do, your!
sense of humor will be a great asset.
Ruth Ann Cbrirtzamen .
SWAMPSCOTTA Staff 3, 45 An Editor 4
Ruth has a grace and charm well worth knowing about. Her beautiful blonde
hair and sort of "peaceful" expression make her admired and looked up to by all.
She has done a good job this last year as the art editor of the SWAMPSCOTTA,f
and we know that regardless of what she does in the future, she will be fully
Maribfn Ruth Clark . .i a .
Hockey 4, Basketball 3, 4
Marilyn is one of our star basketball enthusiasts. She came to us from Marble-
head and was a very attractive addition to the team. As for her future plans,
Marilyn wants to go to a junior college and upon graduating from there, desires
to enter, nursing. We're sure she'll be a splendid representative of that worth-
Wiyred Elwin Colclougb-Coke
Coke is that handsome, mild mannered ex-driver of the Yellow Flash who is
a wow with the women around S. H. S. We have frequently seen him at the
rollerskating rink at Nahant. Who's that slick chick, Coke? We're sure Mr.
Emanulson will miss those conversations between Coke and Little Mac in that
last period class. Next year Coke wants to work for his father. If he is called
to the colors, Coke will serve with the Marines.
Tbe Sea Gull
Barbetball 2, 3, 4, Captain 4, Football 3, Baseball 2, Track 3,
Golf 3, Student Council 4
Fred fmake outj Cooney is a man who likes action and generally finds it in his
favorite hunting grounds in Marblehead. On the other hand, Fred was our cap-
able basketball captain who fought the hardest when the going was tough and
a fellow who would rather play basketball than eat. Fred would like to enter
college where there are plenty of girls.
Rzkbard William Caroline-Dick
Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Male Cborur 2, 3, 4, Baseball 2, 3, 4, Student
Council 2, 3, Vice Pre.riderzt 33 Clair Trearurer 2, Clan
II7ill 4, Variety Sbow 4
Dick will always be remembered for that smooth baritone voice of his. One
of Miss Nazarian's outstanding prodigies, Dick proves his versatility by his
excellent work on the baseball diamond, come spring. An all 'round good
sport, Dick is sure to make the future his success.
Edward Martin Curry fr-Ed
Hoabey 4, Variety Sbow 4
Although Ed came to us from Wlmip town, his greatest interests seem to lie
just over the border in Lynn. Last fall we had frequent glimpses of him as
the Blue Flash came chugging up the hill. Big Ed from Marblehead plays
hockey, is Mr. Robin's valet, and proves to be quite a mechanic. Next year
Ed wants to go to some business school such as Bentley. Good luck, Ed.
Natbalzk foam Dablguirt-Nat
Dramatic Club 3, 4, Barketball 2, 3, 4, Soft Ball 2, 3, 4, Badminton
2, 3, Volleyball, Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Home Economic: Club
2, 3, 4, Variety Sbow 4
Nat is always ready with a and friendly smile, and has taken part in
many of our school activities. How does she start her tan so early? Could it be
the sun lamp, Nat? She is uncertain about her future plans, but we know they
will be successful. Best of luck, Nat.
Rzkburd Alvin Davidson-Dzkk, Dave
Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Male Cboru: 2, 3, 4
To relieve the boredom of any study hall, Dick's presence is all that's needed.
The originator of many a good joke, Dick is liked by all the gang. We've
heard 'round town that he's quite a Hash on the bowling alley. Whatever your
future may hold, Dick, here's luck to you always!
Tbe S ea Gull
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Barbelball 2, 3, Glee Club 2, 3, 4g Travel Club 3, 4
Although joan may seem quiet at times, she's wonderful to know. Whether it's
a basketball or football game, joan is always there, ready to cheer for dear old
S. H. S. Joan is planning to go to Wheelock next year to train in the field of
nursery schooling. We know that with your happy smile and sunny dis-
position, you'll be a hit with the little tots.
Gordon Arnold Dermi.r-Pastor
Year Book Stajj' 45 Variety Show 4
The Pastor just cou1dn't bear to attend S. H, S. without Acker, so he brought
him along this year. Don't let the Pastor's outward appearance of seriousness
fool you though. He likes joking and fooling as much as the rest of us. Rumors
tell us that he is quite a churchman. By the way, if you ever buy one of those
Silverlines, make sure he puts the label on right side up. For next year, he is
thinking of joining the Navy.
Camera Club 4, Travel Club 4, Year Book Staff 4
One of the smartest boys in our class with a great personality and full of fun.
A great lover of the country and skiing, Skip takes his winter's vacation on the
ski trails. Many a time Skip has accomplished his professional feats on tlhe
slopes, but other times . . .? It's New Hampshire State for Skip and later a
Robert Wz'llz21m Diamond-Bob
Dramatic Club 3, 4, Fly Away Home 2, Young April 3g Qz1alifySlreer 4g
Clan History 4, Bareball Manager 3, 4g Cbeerleader 3, 4g
Glee Club 2, 3, 43 Variety Show 4
After those play rehearsals, Bob must spend hours studying the dictionary.
He always seems to find adjectives galore. Besides being a member of the
"Citrus Boys" and chief counter polisher at the Epitome of Impeccable Pharma-
seutical Supplies, etc., Bob finds time to take part in many school activities.
Whether it's acting, leading cheers, managing the baseball team, or cracking
jokes, he is sure to do a good job. Since Bob is a physical wreck ftwo crooked
teethj he's thinking about Northeastern for next year.
Ralph Arztorlio Dilirco-R. D
Ralph's merry smile and ready humor have made him one of the most popular
boys in our class. He can be found anywhere in town in the company of P. B. ! I!
Although he hasn't yet decided on his future career, we know it will be an
interesting one. Here's to you anyway.
The Sea Gull
Willlbl7'IZ Doll-Bill Senator
Baaza' 2, 3, 4g Forum 2, Dramatir Club 2, 3, 4, SWAMPSCOTTA 4,
Travel Club 35 Clair Prophecy
Bill's an all 'round regular fellow-friendly, genial, and a student at that. Next
year the Senator plans to atrend prep school, and after that Cornell will prob-
ably claim him. His ambition among other good qualities will carry him far.
Who knows? Maybe it will be the White House. Good luck to our Senator.
Mary Patrzkza Doizovazz-Pal, P D
Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4, SWAMPSCOTTA 2, 3, 4,
Forum 2, Badminton 2, 3, 4
Pat is one of those lucky girls who combines personality and brains with a lot
of pep. Proficient in 'most anything she attempts, she seems to have a secret
formula for her popularity. P. D. plans to go to a Liberal Arts College next
year, but has not made up her mind as to where. Luck always, Pat. We know
that you'll be successful in your chosen career.
Marion Louire Dudley-Dual
Basketball 2, 3, 4, Badminton 2, 3, 4g Dramatic Club 2, 33 Student
Council 25 Clair Senetary 4, Hockey 2, 35 SWAMPSCOTTA Staff
2, Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Vice-Prefialeut 2, SWAMPSCOTTA
Repreferztatiue 3 3 Softball 2, 3, 4, Variety Sbow 4
Whether it's the basketball court or the hockey field, Dud has proved to be
an able athlete, She's made many friends at Swampscott High and is well-
liked by all. She plans to attend Colby junior next year to study the medical
secretary course. No matter what you do, Dud, we know that you'll come out
Mary Margaret Dunn
Dramatic Club 2, 4, Travel Club 3, Glee Club 2, 3, 4g
SWAMPSCOTTA Staff 2, Variety Sbow 4
Mary's the girl with the great big grin and the happy to everybody.
Cheerful and friendly, she has acquired the knack of knowing just when and
where to say the right remark. That virtue, plus her efliciency and personality,
is bound to make her career as a nurse one huge success. Here's luck to you
Harold Rcyrlolalr Fall
Red Cram' Reprerentatirzeg Alternate for Student Council ,'
Glee Club 2, 3, 4
Suave and sophisticated, nevertheless with a twinkle in his eye, Harold can
be most easily found upholding the rights of De Molay-and who wouldn't?
He seems to like the woods, too- ?-but seriously, he wants to take a course
in Forestry and the Conservation of Wildlife next year. We're not going to
worry about you, Harold, because you'll come out on top in whatever you do.
Tbe Sea Gull
Rzcbard fazmer Gzfzllagber-Dzkle
Band 2, Orcbertra 2g Dramatic Club 25 Track 35 Bareball 4
D'ick's attention has always been centered a little more in rival territory than
here in Swampscott, but we see enough of him to know that there's a lot ofl
personality under that quiet exterior. Dick has his eye on Merrimac College at
Andover or some prep school, and we certainly hope he makes it.
Anne Pbyllzk Gambale-Paula
A lively brunette with a Winsome personality that has made many friends in
her busy high school career-that's Anne. She has a strong inclination for fun,
and her interests include swimming, riding, ice skating, and dancing fespecially
with Pauly. She plans to attend Felt 8: Terrant. Good luck, Paule.
Fmncar Lee Goldberg-Fmnme
Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Travel Club 4
Frannie likes music, swimming, dancing, and dogs-a versatile selection. A
cheerful smile, and a winning way, with plenty of pep and a "When am I ever
gonna get my Latin done?" expression sum up Frannie. S. H. S. will miss her
next year, but some teacher's college, preferably Wheelock, will greet her
with a decidedly cheery hello. Good luck, Frannie!!!
Billy is a fellow who is liked by everyone. Outside of school, Bill is very
active in all sports. He has been the leader of all the Foster Dam's athletic
teams which have competed in the park leagues. Bill has a great time being
an usher at the 'Olympia Theatre with that dressy uniform and Searchlight of
his. Not sure of the futu-re, Bill will be liked wherever he goes.
foam Marlgl Gfnjffzn-fan
Attractive, cheerful, and peppy, that's our jan. She takes much pleasure in
horseback riding, dancing, and driving. Oh yes, driving! If you have been
startled by a red flash of lightning and the roar of a mighty engine, you will
know what we mean. Although her future is yet undecided, we know she will
be a credit to Swampscott High School.
The Sea Gall
Elizabetb Ann Gwinzer-Betty
SWAMPSCOTTA Slajjz 2, 3, 4, Home Room Reprerentatioe 4g Band 2,
Orcbertra 2g Softball 2, 3, 4g Travel Club 3, 4
Betty's the gi-rl with the persuasive personality, class selling champ. She is
also the girl with the powerful softball bat. It's quite amazing that such an
athletic girl can be so gentle with children. She's very obliging about explaining
a math problem, too, and in the future we hope that she will find her oppor-
tunity in a career most pleasing to her.
Dmuzatic Club 2, 3, Stage Manager 4, Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Badminton
2, 3, 4, SWAMPSCOTTA Staff 2, Adoertiring Manager 3, 4,
Forum 2, Clair Wfillg Band 3, 4, Year Book Stajj' 4,
Red Crorr Reprererztative 3
Popular, smiling, and respected by all, sum up Kay. She's always ready with
a laugh and a joke, and S. H. S. will certainly miss her next year. Kay plans
to enter the nursing career which we know will make many patients happy.
With her ability and personality, Kay will succeed in anything-we know.
Badminton 23 Red Crorr Reprerefztatioe 2
She's the girl with the happy-go-lucky attitude toward worry, especially marks
which she needn't worry about anyway. Gee-that's Joyce, the girl with the
shy little grin whose ambition is secretarial work, and it doesn't take much
imagination to picture her as the crisp, cool, poised secretary that she wants
to be. The ayes have it that she will succeed.
Edgar Natbanzlel Hobby fn-Ed
Camem Cltzb, Preridefzt 4g Glee Clzzb 2, 3, 4g.Male Cborur 2, 3, 4g
Variety Show 4
Ed is one of our class photographers. He enjoys hiking and skiing in the White
Mountains as well as his frequent trips to Lynn. He is a natural for making
friends. Ed's great ambition is to study at some school of photography and then
set up in business as a commercial photographer.
Rzkbard Wz'bfred Holtlen-R icbze
Home Room Reperefztatioe 2, Red Crorr Reprerentatioe 2
The fellow behind the smile, that's Richie. His jovial and good-matured per-
sonality easily helped him make friends at high school. In his spare time he
can be found making model airplanes. We know that he will make himself
prominent in whatever field he enters. Best of luck, Richard.
Tbe Sea Gull
Robert Francis' Hol11zer-Dnrrzbq Bob
Quiet! Easy-going! Rugged! These are the words that express Bob's character-
istics. Although he never says much, Bob is a great sports enthusiast. He par-
ticipates in all sports around the fish house and has quite an eye in basketball.
Not only a nice-looking fellow, Bob has muscles, too. He has no plans for the
future yet, but S. H. S. wishes you the best of luck. H
George A ngmtur H ol t- A ngurtnr
Football 2, 3, 4, Basketball 2, Baseball Manager 2, Track 5,
Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Male Cborzzf 2, 5, 4, Band 3, Variely Sbow 4
George was one of the first members of the Male Chorus. He is very talented
along musical lines, and has a delightful sense of humor. George is going in
the Navy in the fall. He intends to study merchandising or accounting there.
We're very certain that he will make an excellent sailor, and don't forget your
friends at S. H. S., George.
Artbur Sumner Honey-Szzrrzner
Golf 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Variety Sbow 4
Sumner is the boy who is seen in a very flashy convertible! But don't get us
wrong. It isn't just this that makes you known around S. H. S. We'll always
rcmember your excellent golf and your cooperative spirit in all activities. Al-
though your future is still undecided, we know you'll climb the ladder of success
and reach the top.
lfVillza1n Robertron Lrrael-Bill
Glee Club 2, 5, 4, Male Cborzzr 2, 3, -4, Projection Club 4,
Variety Sbow 4
Bill came to Swampscott in our junior high years and in the years to come,
we'll always remember him as a soloist in that wonderful male chorus as well
as a mathematics enthusiast. Bill has no definite plans for the future yet, but
he is thinking of taking up engineering. We just won't enjoy hearing the
song, "The Lord's Prayer," without you, Bill.
Eileen Pbilornena Kearney
SWAMPSCOTTA Stajf 2, Glee Club 3, 4, Travel Club 3g Dramatic Club 4
Eileen is the type of girl who lends a helping hand wherever it's needed, and
with the least possible noise. She is a loyal school rooter and attended faithfully
its various activities. Although she has taken the college course at S. H. S., she
is going to Burdett in September. With her pleasing personality she is bound
to be a capable secretary.
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The Sea Gull
Ann Rdblejf Kitjnelel
Hockey 2, 3, 4, Barbetball 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Dramatic
Club 2, 3, 4, Young Aprilg Badminton 2, 3, 4, Vice-Prerident 4,
Home Room Representative 2, 3, SWAMPSCOTTA Staff 3, 4,
Softall 2, 3, 4, Cbeerleader 3, 4, Variety Show 4
Ann is one girl who is at home in any type of activity. Cute and full of pep,
she will always be remembered for her versatility. Besides outside activities,
she has achieved a fine scholastic record. Ann has not decided on her future
yet, but there is little doubt of anything but happiness in store for her.
Sarah Frances Kurzleel
Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Barketball 3, SWAMPSCOTTA Staff 3, 4, Arroeiate
Editor 3, Eelitor-in-Chief 4, Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4, D. A. R.
Reprerentatioeg Yearbook Stajf 4, Baalminton 3, 4, Variety Sbow 4
She's adorable, vivacious, and by all means ambitious!! What more could one
ask for than a D. A. R. award, being editor of our wonderful SWAMPSCOTTA.
and having a positive offer of getting into Colby College in the fall. Naturally
we mean Sarah, the girl who always seems to be dashing around or smiling
prettily for everyone. She has hopes of being a nurse-but whatever your
future may be, with that ever-sunny disposition, you can't miss, Sarah.
Colette Adele LeConzte- Co-C0
Barbetball 2, Batlnzinton 2, Drill Team 3, 4, Glee Club 2, 3, 4,
Home Etononzier Club 2, Secretary 3, SWAMPSCOTTA Stajf 3, 4,
Variety Sbow 4
Never will we forget Co-Co, a good athlete and an outstanding member of the
drill team. Next year will find Colette at the Salem Hospital School of Nursing
and she certainly will be a loss to S. H. S., but a gain to the nursing profession.
All future patients certainly have a lot to look forward to.
Because of his sincerity and friendliness, joe has made many friends in high
school. We will all miss you next year, and we will miss your spontaneous
smile. joe hopes to enter General Electric Apprenticeship, and we are sure
that he will be very successful. Good luck, joe.
Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Male Cloorur 2, 3
Being chief student electrician keeps John busy, but he finds time to run the
camera of the Visual Aid Department, come out to Camera Club meetings,
and exercise his vocal chords with the Glee Club. He is also one of our promis-
ing photographers, but we lind that he is more adept at handling "Southern
Belles" than a camera. john hopes to obtain a Harvard degree and we know
he will be a grea t addition to their student body.
Tbe Sea Gull
Kennetb Ronultl Luntlstrmn -Kenny
Special Cborus 4g Camera Club 4, Drarnatir Club 2g Glee Club 2, 3, 4
Along with the students and teachers, Kenny has been popular with Miss
Nazarian for his line singing voice. The male chorus of '48 was one to be
proud of, and Ken was one of the outstanding members. Wentworth Institute
is his choice for next year where we know he'll succeed just as he did at S. H. S.
Best of luck to you, Kenny!
Modelz'ne Doris Murz'no - D010
Yearbook Staff 4
Everyone knows Dolly, the girl who really went all out for the "new look."
Although she never speaks of it, we know she is an expert at the piano.-
Whenever you see her, she is driving her black DeSoto accompanied by a laugh-
ing crowd. Her steadfast loyalty and executive ability will be recognized in
the secretarial school of her choice. Best of luck, Dolly.
Wz'llzum Ronald Musszkldu -Bill Boogze
Football 2, 3, 49 Glee Club 2, 3, 4g Male Chorus 2, 3, 4,
Variety Show 4, Student Council 3, 45 Track 3
Whether playing resounding chords on a piano or dashing around madly,
looking for someone, Boogie's most assuredly one of the most vitalizing and
ambitious members of our class. Next year he wants to go to Massachusetts
State, and there's no doubt that he'll make a hit in whatever he does. Good
luck, Bill. We're all behind you-always!
Huw An ustns Mutteru rc
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Glee Club 2
Harry's the boy with the serious yet friendly air. You can tell by his manner
that he is determined to get ahead, and he's already on his way for Brown is
Harry's choice next year. Physics is his main interest and we know that if he
sets his cap for a physicist's position, he'll get it. Best of luck, always!
Alun Keitb McArthur-Al Mele
Football 2, 3, 4, Forum 3, junior Red Cross Representatiue 33
Basketball 25 Student Countil 35 Quality Street 4g Variety Sbow 4
Al is that charming young man who walks through the corridors with those
dazzling bow ties. We all admired his great performances in "The Hammer
and Nailers Show" and "Quality Street." We will never forget the amusing
team of Richards and McArthur that drove many a teacher to the point of
desperation. Uncertain of the future, Mac is sure to be a success in whatever
The Sea Gull
Dean McArthur-Frit ,
Football Manager 2, 3g Variety Show 4
Director! Producer! Writer! The one and only Frit McArthur. Yes, here is
the fellow who was responsible for that wonderful Hammer and Nails Show.
Dean is a rabid fan of Spike jones and Louis Prima and all other novelty
bands. Dean hopes to be a radio announcer or a motion picture operator-
quote-"If he graduates!"
Richard Lewir McCnnnon - Dzkle '
Dick is one of the witty boys in the Hammer and Nailers. He spends much of
his time thinking up jokes to crack in Mr. Cronk's classes. Dick is interested
in all sports, but his preference is hockey. Next year he hopes to graduate to
manager down at the Olympia. What's the big interest at Lynn English, Dick?
Warren 11170771615 McCannon, - Brig Moc
Big Mac is one of the big wheels for the Abbot Park A. C. He is interested
in all sports as well as women. He spends much of his spare time in the winter
season watching hockey games, basketball teams, etc. at the Boston Garden.
Who's the young lady you used to escort home afternoons, Warren? Although
you have no dehnite plans about the future, we-'re sure you'll succeed.
Eleanor Anne McCnrtj1 - Sirtefg Annze l
Annie, although one of the quietmembers of our senior class, is looked up to
and respected by us all, She likes to knit, sew, and go to the movies. Her future
is yet undecided, but we know she will succeed in whatever she may undertake.
Best of luck, Annie.
George Froncir McDermott - George
Football 2, 3, 4g Tmrle 3g Red Croix Reprefenfelive 5gAVm'iety Show 4
When George leaves our school on the "hill," he hasn't quite decided what
he will do, but he is considering S. H. S.'s excellent P. G. course. Tall and
lackadaisical, George is a keen enthusiast of what is known as a well-rounded
life, as "Ann-ybody" can see. Good luck in whatever you do.
Tbe Sea Gall
WillZol7,lZ forqnb McDonald -Bill Mac
Football 2, Bafbetball 2, 3
Bill perhaps is one of the quieter members of the senior class, but because of
his likeable personality and unassuming nature, he has gained a host of friends.
He plans to go to Wentwortlm Institute to take up pattern making and tool
designing. Witli him go all kinds of good wishes for the future.
fobn Henry McNary - focle
Football' 2, 5, 4, Basketball 2, 3, 4, Btzrebezll 2, 3, 4, Smdent
Connell Preylzlenl 4, Hmwml Boob Prize 5, Variety Sbow 4
jack's the executive type using his ability as head of the student government.
You can see his pepsodent smile a mile away, and receive a wonderful feeling of
friendliness because of it. He's heading for Dartmouth next year he hopes,
with his eye on the dental profession. jack will get ahead with his winning
combination of brain, ability and personality.
56117117 Elinor M6V77,ff - Salbz
Bezrbelball 2, 5, Softball 2, 3, Glee Club 2, 5, 4, Baclmintorz 2
Sally's one of the six stalwarts working their way through Virgil. She's a quiet,
friendly girl with a very pleasing personality. Wlieelock is her goal for next
year and we certainly hope she makes it. Think of all the lucky little children
who would have patient, good-natured Sally for their teacher. Wliatever you
do Sally, good luck and best wishes.
Pbyllir Ann Mmfon -Pbyl I
Hockey 2, 3, Mnmzger 4, Borbetboll1'VI:z1zage1' 4, Glee Club 2, 3, 4,
Cbeerleader 5, 4 , SWAMPSCOTTA Sldj 2, 5, 4, Variety Sbow 4
If it's cheering up you need-Phyl is the person to see. She's outstanding in our
class because of her popularity and ability to make one smile. She is also our
able manager in hockey and basketball. Colby Junior is Phyl's choice for next
year where we known she'll continue with her wonderful ability to win friends.
fuelitb Morro-fudjg Zoo
Borbelbnll 2, 3, 4, Hockey 3, 4, Glee Clnb 2, 5, 4, Dmmolir
Club 2, 3, Homeroom Repre.rev1laliz'e 2, 35 Clan Secrezfary 2 ,
Batlmizzlorz 2, Band 5, Soflball 2, 3, 4, C0-Captain 3, Variety Sbow 4
Fun for everybody and everybody's fun is the general feeling when Iudy's
around. She leaves us remembering three things: a line of chatter which no one
can equal, her ability to do wonderful things with a certain blue Nash, and her
most unbelievable supply of information. Next year she plans to spend her time
relaxing U1 at Northfield before heading toward Connecticut College for Wo-
men. Life's hurdles, no matter how large, won't stop you, Zoo, so just be natural
and please everyone as you have us.
Tbe Sea Gull
Narzcjr A nn Meyers: - Nan
Horleey 2, 3, Barbelball 2, 3, Baabrzinlorz 3, Softball 3, Home
Ecozzomier Club, Treafurer 3g SWAMPSCOTTA 4, Glee Club 2, 3, 4,
Red Croipr Reprereulaiive 35 Variety Sbow 4
Bubbling over with personality-that's Nan. She has been active in many of
our school activities and is well-known as a party girl. Also, she has an art-ent
interest out at Springfield College. Laughs and fun mean a great deal to her,
and we are sure that she will make her mark quickly and easily. Good luck, Nan.
Mary Ellen Nertor-Ellera Ney
Bam! 3, 43 Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Forum 2, Dl'tZ77YclflC.l' Club 2, 3, 4,
SWAMPSCOTTA 2, 3,g Humor Eclilor 45 Batluziurou 2, 3, 4,
Clan Prophecy 4, Year Book 4
Nes is the girl with a surplus of pep and vigor that always seems to be bubbling
over, especially in history and studies. Her sense ol humor can't be surpassed
and if you want to enjoy yourself, spend a few minutes with Nes. Although
undecided as to her career, her life is destined to be wonderful in every way.
famfee Neweouzb -fem
Horlaey 2, 3, 4, Barlaelball 3, Drauzalit' Club 45 Drill Team 3, 4,
SWAMPSCOTTA Slajf fig Year Boob Staff 4, Baalmiutou 2, 4,
Travel Club 4, Variety Sbow 4,
janice is outstanding in many ways. Besides having very nice clothes and a
quiet, engaging sense of humor, Janice's asset is her beautiful natural curly hair.
jealous, girls? janice is hoping to attend a junior college next year, preferably
Colby junior. Good luck from all of us, Janice!
fobn Herbert lWe.g - facie
Football Z, 3g Bareball 2, Horleey 3, 45 Golf 2, 3, 4, Capraiu 4,
junior Reel Cro.s1s' Repre.s'eufal111e 4
jack's the guy with the variety of shirts-and aren't they sharp!?!- Hc'll
certainly be missed next year, not only by the school in general, but the lower
classes in particular. And what will Mr. Henshaw do without him to hit those
golf balls? But we must admit that he'll add immensely to Lawrence Academy
where he's going, to prepare for college. Good luck, jack- We're all behind you.
Margr Fmneef Picleezm' - Pic
Fielfl Horbey 2, Glee Club 2
Mary is one of those quiet, well liked girls, who, in her unassuming way, gains
popularity in each and every group. She's not quite decided about her future,
but maybe that certain Marblehead man will have something to do with it.
Stay as sweet as you are, Mary, and you're bound to be a success.
Tbe Sea Gall
Catberine Marze Pzerron - Marze
Marie came to Swampscott High School from the Girls, High School, Boston.
With her she brought her pleasing and winning ways to us and we appreciate
them. Marie plans to continue with secretarial work. Success and good luck at
Chandler's Business School. We know you will make a very efficient secretary.
Barbara Mary Pittr-Barbig Pzltrze
Glee Club 2, 5, 43 Dramatic! Club 2, 3, 4, Badminton 2, 3, 4,
SWAMPSCOTTA 2, 3, Alz1mfziEa'il0i'4, Travel Club 3, 4, Year
Book 45 Red C1'o.r.r Reprerefzmliee 3, Variety Sbew 4
Barbs is the serene little girl who can always be counted on to lend a helping
hand when the going gets rough. Tops in honors, sweet in disposition, she rates
an extra She plans to continue her studying at some liberal arts college
next year. Wlmerever you go, and whatever you do, Barbs, don't lose that key,
it belongs to our hearts!
Iamer Henry Power-fim
jim is one of those fellows who can't wait for the last bell to ring. His numerous
activities range from sleeping to anything that comes up. Conscientious and
very serious at times, jim tries his hardest in everything. His favorite song is
"Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" or "Pass the Butts Before I Die." Not certain of
the future, jim plans to take things as they come.
Cbarler Hodge Ravell- Cbarlie I
Witla a smile fit for a pepsodent tooth paste advertisement, Capt. Chicks was
the chap who cheerfully took in the money for our lunches. Charles also ran
the motion picture projector for Mr. Rathbone's Projector Club and rated as
chief of the club. Charles hopes to become a State Trooper in the future. If you
canlt be a State Trooper, Mr. Rathbone will always have a job as chief projector
Phil? fobn Regan -Pbil
Foofball 2, 5, 4, Trane 35 Hockey 2, 3, C0-Captaifz 4
Tall, unassuming Phil is everybody's pal. One wonderful sport, he says little,
but manages to take in everything that goes on. He leaves us with memories
of a swell fellow and a friend who's worth having. Luck in everything you do,
Tbe Sea Gull
Fay Anne Rlooder
Barketball 2, 3, 4, Cbeerleader 3, 4, Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Home
Eronornirr Club 2, SWAMPSCOTTA 3, 4, Badminton 2, 3, 4,
Variety Sbow 4, Softball 3
This cute Miss is one S. H. S's best laughter makers. The future is somewhat
of a mystery to Fay just now, maybe it will be business school, but with the
aforementioned traits and her winning ways we're sure it holds a great deal of
success and a lot of good times.
Zllargnerite Mary Riley - Peggy
Dramatic Club 3, 4, Travel Club 3, SWAMPSCOTTA 3
Marguerite, the girl with poise, sophistication and friendliness all bound up
into one. Peggy says that she is undecided about the future although rumors
have it that she has designs at B. C. But whatever she may choose, someone as
nice as Peggy is sure to be a success. Good luck to you always.
Frank Edward Ring-Doe Q
Bareball 2, Captain 3, 4, Football 2, 3, Co-Captain 4, Horkey
2, 3, 4, Student Counril 2, Track 2, Golf 2, 3, 4, Forum 2,
Varlety Sbow 4, Major Bones' Amateur Sbow 4
Doc is a triple threat man in sports, one of the best. He has such a pleasing
personality that they kept him here an extra year. But don't get the idea he's
strictly brown because he has a lot on the ball too. He hasn't decided yet where
he will go but he will get ahead regardless of what he does.
foreplo Knox Robins - nox
. Football 2, 3, 4, Basketball 2, Bareball 2, Trark 3, Glee Club 2, 3g
4 Forunz 2, Dramatic Club 2, 3, 4, "Young April" 3, "Quality
Street" 4, President of Dranzatir Club 4, Variety Sbow 4
Whether skiing, sailing, carrying the pigskin for 'dear old Swampscott or dis-
playing his dramatic abilities on the stage, Knox has had three very busy years.
As he starts in at Wesleyan next fall, we're very sure that he will be just as
successful thete as he was here. Good luck for the future, Knox-and be as
great an asset to Wesleyan as you were to Swampscott High. '
Rzkbard Artbur Robinron
Basketball 2, 3, Male Cloorur 2, 4, Major Boner Amateur Sbow 3, 4,
Variety Sboul 4, Cheerleader 4
Richard is one of our most talented guitarists. If possible, he would like to go to
a harmonica school for training as a professional. Good luck, Richard. With-yotlr
talent, pleasing personality and your ability to get along with people, we know
you will reach your goal. I
The sea Gaz
Rita fame Ronzano
Home Economicr 2g Glee Club 2
Rita is one of those quiet but earnest students who has made herself well-known
to her classmates. Besides being able to knit beautiful argyle socks, she does
well in practically anything. She intends to follow a career in designing and
fashions. Witli her ability, we know that she will be a big success.
Dawn' Wertigate Sewall - Dave
Bareball 2, 3, 4, Football 2, 35 Hockey 2, 3, 4, Variety Sbow 4
The little boy with the big feet and dark suntan sparkles on the baseball diamond
as well as on the stage. Mr. Cronk will certainly miss Dave's subtle jokes and
well-known laugh. Dave likes to play basketball, but hockey comes first.
We understand that he also plays cards with one of the McDonalds. Next
year Dave will probably be in the Army with the rest of us.
Kennetb Robert Sewall -Ifenny
Dramalir Club, Young A pril 35 Yearbook Committee 4, Glee Club 33
Football 2, 3, Bareball, Captain, 2, 3, 4g Barkelball 2, 43
Clan' Prerideut 2, 4, Variety Sbow 4
Not everyone becomes president of the same class twice, but because of Kenny's
qualities of leadership, he has been our president in the Sophomore and Senior
years. Versatile and friendly, he is always willing to take part in any school
activity. Kenny is interested in Exeter or Lawrence Academies, but whatever you
do, and wherever you go, we wish you luck.
Lauuetta fean Sbore -Latme
Glee Club 2, 35 Softball 25 SWAMPSCOTTA Staff 2, Barketball 2
Laurie's a girl with that happy combination of personality, beauty, and pep
that we all envy so much. It's been rumored that her love interest is centered
around Choate this year, but still she manages to keep the hearts of many of our
brawny S. H. S. males beating just a little faster. Lauretta plans to attend Fay
Secretarial School next year where we know she will continue on the road of
winning friends and influencing people.
Elizabeth Anne Snfzitb - Betty
Barbetball 2, 3, 45 Hockey' 2, 3, 4, Drill Team 2, 3, Capitaifz 45
Baafmiuton 2, 3, 4g Softball 2, 3, 4g Red Crofr Reprerentatiue 3g
Yearbook Slajf 4-g SWAMPSCOTTA 2, Arroeiate Editor 3, 45
Orrbertra 2g Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Variety Sbow 4
Betty is the girl who sums up the four W's-Wim, Wigor, Witality, and Web-
ster! She is always on the go whether winter shows her skiing or summer finds
her lying on the beach getting a beautiful tan. Betty would like very much to go
to Sargent and study physical education. Can't you just see her in the years!
to come saying, "Up, two, three, four, bend, two, three, four! !"
Tbe Sea Gull
janet Amory Spuw-fart fopur
Glee Club 2, 3, 4, Dramatic Club 3, 44 Variety Sbow 4
When we think of janet we remember a tall, slim girl with a pretty pair of blue
eyes. janet tells us that her chief interests are piano, swimming and skating,
but her hobby is sleeping. It is nice, isn't it? janet plans to attend Klatherine
Gibbs next year and become an efiicient secretary. Good luck, janet! We'll
certainly miss you.
Michael Gerard Stzen -Mike
Football 2, 3, 4, Clary Prerident 35 Hockey 3, 4, Variety Sbow 4
Everyone is aware of Mike's presence around S. H. S. After all, he's one of the
best linesmen that Swampscott High ever had. Besides excelling in football, he's
quite a Hash at ice hockey. Add this to Mike's sense of humor and you have a
jovial and all-round fellow. Mike is hoping to enter Brown next year. Good
Rutb Nancy Sutberlana' -Nan, Sutbze
Dramatir Club 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 2, 3, 4, SWAMPSCOTTA 3, 4,
Feature Editor 3, Associate Editor 4g Badminton 3, 4, "Young
April" 3g "Quality Streetf' Travel Club 4, Variety Sbow 4g
Yearbook Stajf 4
Nancy's the calm, cool and collected type along with a little sophistication, plus
a lot of fun and a good pal. Suthie seems to excel in whatever she undertlakes
and this has been most aptly proved by both her scholastic and dramatic ability.
The future holds an abundance of things pleasant for a girl like you, Nancy,
and you deserve it even more. May Lady Luck always follow right behind you.
Erlana-' Toninrenol -Eifltg fn
Football 2, 3, 4g Hockey Manager 3, 4
Erle was faithful in attending football practice and, though he was not fortu-
nate enough to gain glory on the battlefield, he was a loyal rooter. As hockey
manager Erle did an excellent job, but he had a little trouble collecting uniforms.
lf Northeastern does not accept himg they will be losing a good man with the
right combination of humor and intelligence to get ahead in the world.
Walter Ricbam' Turner -Dick
Cbeerleacler 2, 3, Captain 4, Draniatir Club 2, 3, 4, Glee Club 2, 3, 4,
Clarr Treafurer 45 Male Cborur 2, 3, 45 Variety Sbow 4
Here's the little guy with the great big voice g the pride and delight of our senior
class. Who can forget his laughs and quips and cagey way he had of extracting
class dues from evasive seniors? Dick is including Northeastern University in
his plans for next year-best of everything, Dick!
Tbe Sea Gull
fobn fosepb Wall - jack
Football 4, Basketball 3, 4, Baseball 3, 4
When jack came to S. H. S. in '47, it didn't take long for him to find a place
among the sports of S. H. S. and shine in all of them, whether on the gridiron,
court, or diamond. jack's quick and easy smile and engaging personality won
him many friends here. Whether you finally select college or professional base-
ball, jack, we know you will succeed.
Floyd Willson Webster-Moe '
Football 2, 3, Co-Captain 4, Basketball 2, 4, Baseball 2, 3,
Stzteleszt Cozuzril'2g President 3, S0j7h0l7Z01'6 Class History 4
Floyd is our popular and fleet-footed football star. Besides a marvelous ability
along the sport line, he is an excellent student, and ranks high in his class.
Moe is planning to enter Tufts Engineering School this fall where it is certain
that he will attain his goal. He is sure to be a credit to Swampscott High.
Robert Lewis Webster-Bob Sleqby
Baseball 2, 3, 4, Basketball 2, 3, 4, Football 2, 3, 4
Don't let the nickname fool you, as Sleepy is one of the outstanding members
of our class. His career as an athlete and a student are well known by all. Sleepy
hopes to attend Harvard College next year where we know he'll continue to be
successful in anything he tackles.
Nancy Rtkleout Willzams- Wilzy
Basketball 2, 3, 4, Hockey 3, 4, Band 3, 4, Glee Club 2, 5, 4,
SWAMPSCOTTA Staff 2, Dramatic Club 2, 33 Badfzzirztosz 2, 3, 4,
Class Vice-Presitlent 3g Softball 2, 3, 4, Co-Captain 3g Variety Sbow 4
Willie has made herself well known at Swampscott High through her athletic
career and her love of fun. She's very popular among the students and faculty
alike, and plans to attend jackson College in the fall. We're not worried about
your success, Willie, "cause" you've proved to 'be a person who can't fail:
Lormine Claire Willwws ' '
Dramatir Club 2, 3, 4g Crime for Tea 2, Are IVe Dressing? 35
Grandma Pttlls tbe String 4, Quality Street 4
Lorraine is a student who will not be quickly forgotten. She has been a loyal
member of the dramatic club, and is well known for her acting ability. Her
winning personality insures a happy future for this thespian. She hopes to enter
Simmons and take a liberal arts course in the fall.
Tbe Sea Gall 51
Glee Clflb 2, 3, 4g Male Cbarffi' 2, 3, 45 Crzmelzz Clzzb 4g Tmifel Club 4g
Vczriefy Sbow 4
Dick's our golden-haired Apollo with a smile and a sense of humor all his own.
Witlm his smooth tenor voice and interesting personality, he seems the answer
to a maiden's prayer. Dick's planning to enter Northeastern University in the
fallg we know he'll be a success. Best of everything, Dick.
Na1zcy Ann Wmfrall -Nafzcy
Baml 3, 45 Dmmrziir Clnb 2, 3, 4g Yearbook Smjjf 45 Glee Clzrb 2g
Bfzrkefball 25 Travel Club 3
Sweet, petite and ever-ready with a smile which just never seems to disappear-
that's Nancy. With her ability to whiz through trig-, and solid-, and other
such worldly achievements, we know that her greatest desire of the moment,
gaining entrance to Rhode Island State- will most assuredly be fulfilled.
We're counting on you, Nancy-so good luck! !!
Bmclfowl Ingvlllr - Brad
Brad is a happy-go-lucky fellow who is always striving to please his class-
mates. He is interested in midget auto and motorcycle racing which is certainly
a thrilling sport, and Brad plans to enter an aeronautical school and we are sure
the future will be exciting for him.
Frank Rzkbozml Tmfk
Bazfbetball 3g Tracie 35 Pbologmpby Club 4
Although he is one of the little heard from members of our class, Frank's witty
humor is sure to make him friends. Frank is fond of night card games and he is
often seen flying about town in the Green Streak belonging to "Horus," Frank's
athletic abilities are an asset to any team playing in the back lot. Frank is still
undecided as to the future, possibly he may attend some college.
Class Da Parts
SOPHOMORE CLASS HISTORY
One morn in September, 1945, the sun shone
majestically upon the stately S. H. S. leaving its
stony steps in long, cool shadows. The whole world,
two weeks preceeding, had rejoiced at the victory
over japan. Amongst the happy, laughing voices of
those who had witnessed the bell-ringing ceremony,
as they gathered in the schoolyard, was felt a certain
imminent placidness. One might have characterized
this calmness by the lull that follows the storm.
Among the multitude of teen-agers were various
newcomers to the institution upon the hill. We
Sophomores tried to look important but succeeded
only in feeling extraordinarily embarrassed.
The faculty, on the other hand, exhibited a much
more experienced attitude toward the Hrst day of
school. They distributed books, and gave assign-
ments in order to launch a year of learning. A new-
comer to this task at S. H. S. was Mr. Reinhalter,
teacher of mathematics. Mr. Reinhalter excelled in
his ability to conduct classes in an orderly fashion.
Kenneth Sewall, one of Mr. Reinhalter's students,
became busily engaged in the poiltical affairs of the
class. His popularity won him the ofhce of President.
Ken could not have managed the various jobs of
the class, hewever,gwithout help from the Vice-
President, Secretary, and Treasurer. Marion Dudley,
,ludy Morse, and Dick Coraine, respectively. While
Marion and Judy scurried about the school for dance
committees. Dick was busy at the task of collecting
The Sophomore class, as a whole, had little to
offer in the way of scholarship. However, we ush-
ered in a new spirit to S. H. S. as was shown by
the expressions appearing on Coach Martin's face.
It was a lean year for Coach, winning three out of
nine games, but the will to win was there.
The Swampscott-Marblehead game exemplified the
conscientious spirit of the student body. The night
before the game, throngs of students and townspeople
gathered at the monument to contribute their sup-
port to the team. Despite the fact that the game, the
next morning, was played in a downpour of rain,
the entire student section was filled to capacity.
The score at the outcome of the game was 6 to 0 in
favor of Marblehead. This close score, a moral vic-
tory for us because we were expected to be C0111-
pletely outclassed by the Marblehead eleven.
The Sophomores on the squad were: jack McNary,
Mike Stien, Kenny Sewall, Floyd Webster, Robert
Webster, Bob Bonefant, Knox Robins, Whitney
Welch, Fred Cooney, Phillips Smith, Edgar Hobby,
Phil Regan, Mike Buonanduci, Earl Townsend,
George McDermott, Alan McArthur, Dave Sewall,
and the capa'ble manager, Dean McArthur.
During a football game there is always ample
opportunity for a student to cheer his team on to
victory. Cheering, however, must be controlled in
order to make it effective. Two of the most capable
Sophomores for this task were Dick Turner and Bob
Diamond. Their ability to arouse the crowd into
harmonious discord won them fame at the football
Our athletic girls were not idle during the fall
months. They were quietly slugging out live wins and
one lonely tie game in the sport of field hockey. Our
hockey players were: Ann Kitfield, Marcia Brown,
Betty Smith, Marion Dudley, Mary Pickard, Nancy
Myers, and Phyllis Moran.
After the janitors had done a very good job of
re-finishing the gymnasium floor, the basketball team
went to work and marked it up. The janitors didn't
mind, because they saw some very good games that
season. The Sophomores who played the second team
games were Richard Robinson, Robert Webster,
Phillips Smith, Kenneth Sewall, jack McNary, Knox
Robins, Earl Barnard, George Holt, john Lilburn,
and Floyd Webster. The Swampscott lassies showed
the boy's basketball team some delicate ball handling.
The Sophomores on the squad were Nancy Williams,
Sally Merritt, Priscilla Bradley, Nat Dahlquist, Marion
Dudley, Betty Smith, Nancy Myers, Fay Rhodes,
Ethel Boudreau, Marcia Brown, joan Deming, Mary
Dunn, Anne Gambale, Ann Kitfield, Colette Le-
Comte, and judy Morse.
By now, the buds were beginning to bloom, the
snow was just a puddle in the gutter, and life itself
seemed to burst forth with much strength and vigor.
During this time of year many families had wished
they didn't live near the baseball parks for fear of
broken windows. Speaking of baseball, the High
School batted out seven wins and five losses. One of
the decisive wins, however, was the 3 to 2 victory
over Marblehead. There were many Sophomores on
the team that year, four of which received their let-
ter. Those included were Dick Coraine, Doc Ring,
Dave Sewall and Robert Webster. .
Other Sluggers of S. H. S. were the members of
the newly formed golf team. They performed very
well on the various greens although they weren't for-
tunate enough to acquire caddies. The Sophomore
"pros" were Sumner Hovey and Iohn Nies.
Each Sophomore home room sent their most ag-
gressive member to the student council. This or-
ganization functioned very well with the help of the
Sophomore members. Those included were Dick
Coraine, Earl Barnard, Marion Dudley, Doc Ring,
and Floyd Wlebster.
The Home Economics Club helped to bring a great
deal of cheer and happiness to the patients of the
Hospital for Blind Children in Boston during the
Christmas holidays. They made and personally pre-
sented various toys to the children. Natalie Dahl-
quist was made one of the fortunate Sophomore
members of the club by being elected Vice-President.
The Dramatic Club presented the play "Fly Away
Home." It was a great success and the whole cast
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was well commended for their brilliant performance.
Among the cast were Bob Diamond and Dick Turner.
Earlier in the year the Dramatic Club had executed
such plays as, "Crime for Tea" and "The Traveler."
That just about polished off our Sophomore year
except for a very well executed dance put on by our
class. The decorations were good and everyone en-
joyed the refreshments.
Oh! Those hnal exams. The last two weeks of
school were spent in cramming. The only hindrance
was the delightful spring weather which led all
those with little will-power down to the "Corner."
Well, they would have another chance to pass the
test next year.
JUNIOR YEAR HISTORY
The crisp autumn morning of September 9, 1946
was the quiet beginning of an equally quiet year.
With the exception of the disturbances. This was a
year of peaceful outlook. The U. N. had been
formed and the prospects of world peace were better
than at any time since the early thirties. This fact
coupled with the relaxing of many war time restric-
tions made this year one in which we could think of
our futures as something on which we could plan.
When we arrived in our classes, we were immed-
iately aware of several changes in the teaching staff.
Most notable of the changes was the absence of Mr.
Morton, one of the best liked teachers in the school.
It seems that Mr. Morton developed a fondness for
the banking profession which outweighed his love
of teaching. We all missed his ever ready humor and
helpful guidance. Mr. Morton's place on the faculty
was taken by a young man by the name of Mr. Rath-
bone who immediately became well liked and was
a very welcome consolation for the loss of Mr.
Morton. In the science department we found Mr.
Holbrook, who after a short stay decided to take ad-
vantage of the G. I. Bill and further his education.
When Mr. Holbrook left for Harvard, we all missed
him a great deal. Mr. Holbrook's place was taken by
another young man who will be remembered by most
of our parents as the teacher who caused their dear
children to commit mayhem on batteries and fur-
naces. This young man was Mr. Felix Palubinskas, a
great advocate of knowledge through exploration and
experimentation. In the history branch the faculty
acquired Mr. Harris. Among the new members of our
class we discovered such notable persons as jack
Wall of St. john's Prep. Jack is one of the finest
baseball pitchers in the vicinity.
From the country of the big musical horns in
Indiana we welcomed the very charming and at-
tractive Louanne Ashby. Louanne promptly made
herself one of the best liked members of our class.
The eventful return of the Carpenter-Durkee duo
to our class was an event that could not possibly
'be ignored, they returned to us from private schools
with many new methods of annoying teachers and
fellow students, The annoyance they caused us was
far overshadowed by the amount of pleasantly re-
lieving mischief and fun that they injected into
sometimes uneventful classroom hours.
Due to an impending increase in our class activi-
ties, we selected our class officers at this time. After
careful consideration we voted Mike Stien our class
president, a position he filled ably for the remainder
of the year. As vice-president we expressed our con-
fidence in the ability of Nancy Williams. The class
elected Marcia Brown secretary, a job in which she
did marvelously. To the position of class treasurer
we sent Phillips Smith who rewarded our faith by
doing a near perfect job.
Although our class as a whole never excelled as
all around students, many of our more industrious
members were beginning to discover the joys and re-
wards of study. Due undoubtedly to this new interest
in scholarly achievement, the junior class was begin-
ning to produce some students of excellent ability
in many of the fields of science and mathematicsg
some of the most promising of the junior students
were the Webster brothers, Floyd and Robert, who
excelled in 'both math and science. Albert Devitt and
Harry Mattera were two other boys of exceptional
ability. The girls were well represented by such at-
tractive and scholarly people as Nancy Worrall,
Nancy Williams, and Judy Morse in the fields of
scholastic endeavor which deal with mathematics or
science. Unfortunately very few of our class excel
in the lield of langiages, this has often caused Mr.
Blossom a good deal of despair in dealing with the
aspiring junior linguists.
The main line of endeavor of our class was un-
doubtedly in the lield of athletics. In the field and
on the court, the junior class was always well repre-
sented by a large number of good athletes, both male
and female. The most important and the most suc-
cessful, sport was football. Aided indispensibly by a
large number of stalwart juniors, the "Sculpinsi'
pounded out five wins against four losses to capture
the "Northeastern Conference" Championship. The
stout-hearted men of our class who were on the team
were Frank "Doc" Ring, Floyd and Robert Webster,
Mike Stien, Dave and Kenneth Sewall, Robert Bone-
fant, Phil Regan, Phillips Smith. john McNary, Knox
Robins, William Massidda, Earl Townsend, Wil-
fred Colclough, Jay Anderson, George Holt, Whitney
Welch, jack Nies, Alan McArthur and George Bal-
thazar. Rallies were held before several of the games
and movies of the previous contests were shown. The
junior cheerleaders who helped keep the team in
fighting trim were Robert Diamond, Phyllis Moran,
Fay Rhodes, Ann Kitlield, and Robert Fall. Greatly
inspired by the "Boosters Club's" huge parade the
team went out on Thanksgiving Day and beat Marble-
head by the decisive score of 14 to 0.
In basketball the team was composed mainly of
Juniors and coach Martin looked hopefully at his
prospects for the following year. Despite the fact that
such members of the junior class as Fred Cooney,
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Bob Webster, Bob Bonefant, jack Wall, Phil Smith,
Earl Barnard, Richard 10 seconds Robinson, and
Alan McArthur, were on the team the conference
record for the year was four wins and six defeats.
In January of 1947 the hockey team made its
humble beginning. We hope that it is true that all
great things have a humble beginning because the
hockey team tied one game and lost eleven. The team
was ably coached by Mr. Gannon. The juniors prom-
inent in the organization of the hockey team were
Phil Regan, Mike Stien, Frank Ring, and jack Nies.
Coach Martin's track team competed in a meet on
the aircraft carrier Randolph, which made history
by being the first civilian track meet ever held on the
flight deck of a Navy aircraft carrier. The track team
finished last in its other three meets. The members
of the junior class represented on the team were Fred
Cooney, George McDermott, Phil Regan, Knox
Robins, George Holt, and George Balthazar.
Mr. Henshaw's golf team was composed largely
of juniors. The juniors on the team were lack Nies,
Frank Ring, Fred Cooney, and Sumner Hovey. The
team did well in competition compiling a record of
six wins and three losses. The crowning event of the
golf season came when jack Nies won the Massachu-
setts Junior State Golf Championship.
After a short hunt for a coach, the baseball team
got underway under the able guidance of Bernie
Friberg. The team consisted of a large number of
juniors. Some of the junior stickers were Captain
"Doc" Ring, Jack McNary, Bob and Floyd Webster.
Bob Bonefant, Tack Wall, Dick Coraine, Dave and
Ken Sewall, and Bob Diamond, manager. During the
season the team made a record of four wins and six
defeats. At the end of the year the captains for our
next year's teams were chosen. They were: Frank
Ring, captain of footballg Fred Cooney, captain of
basketball, and Ken Sewall, baseball captain.
The beautiful maids of our class also made a name
for themselves on the athletic field and court. The
teams of Swampscott ladies became feared throughout
the North Shore.
The girls' field hockey team was aided by a large
number of junior girls. The junior girls on the hockey
team were Marilyn Clark, Ann Kitfield, Marcia
Brown, Betty Smith, Marion Dudley, Nancy Wil-
liams, Fay Rhodes. joan Deming, Sally Merritt, Sarah
Kunkel, Ianice Newcomb, Nathalie Dahlquist and
Phyllis Moran, manager. The team scored a record
of two wins, two ties and two losses.
In basketball the girls also were well represented
on the team. The junior girls were Betty Smith,
Nancy Williams, Marilyn Clark, Marion Dudley,
Ann Kitfield, Fav Rhodes, Nat Dahlquist, Marcia
Brown, Colette LeComte, Tanice Newcomb, Judy
Morse, Ioan Deming, Sally Merrit, and Sarah Kunkel.
Between the first and second teams the girls won six
and lost six to make it a fifty-fifty proposition.
Later the girls tapered off their activities to tumb-
ling and gymnastics. The end of the year we found
that the captains of next year's teams were: field
hockey, Marion Dudley, basketball, Nancy Williams.
One of the major happenings of the year of 1946-
47 was the advent of the Band. In our sophomore
year, we had been introduced by Mr. Hammond, the
new band director, to all the instruments in the band.
When we went into the assembly that day few of us
knew anything about music. We were shown the dif-
ferent types of instruments in the band and invited to
learn how to play one. Many of our class enrolled
in the band with the idea that they could get out
of a few classes. They soon discovered that being in
class was easier because Mr. Hammond took his music
seriously. With the aid of the Band Parents' Associa-
tion and friends the band soon received new uniforms.
The band made its debut in our junior year. The band
gave a concert for the student body as one of its
first public appearances. Everyone who was able to
attend was pleasantly surprised. Later in the year the
band attended a music festival in Medford, they re-
turned to us with a "Superior" rating, Over the period
of a year Mr. Hammond welded the raw unskilled
material into one of the best bands in the state. The
band was constantly growing and improving and at
the end of the year it had grown into a large and
The junior class carried on many successful social
activities. Our junior prom was undoubtedly the most
successful event of the year, the attendance was large,
and everyone had a grand time. Another highly suc-
cessful dance was the one held before the Marblehead
game in anticipation of the coming victory over the
Magicians. Later in the year the junior class put on
a highly delightful barn dance which was enjoyed by
all. The football team was honored by a testimonial
dance given in the gym to celebrate their wonderful
During the course of the year Mr. Henshaw's
Dramatic Club put on two very entertaining plays,
"Young April" and "Are We Dressing." Both of the
plays were well produced and provided a pleasant
detour from daily routine.
The members of the Dramatic Club that so ably
presented the plays to us during the year were Mar-
guerite Riley, Robert Diamond, Knox Robins, Nancy
Sutherland, Lorraine Willow, Richard Turner, and
The Home Economics club was formed and gave
many of our prospective home-makers valuable ex-
perience. The travel club sponsored a trip to Wash-
ington, D. C. and the valleys of upper Virginia.
Everyone who went on the trip gained valuable ex-
perience. The trip was chaperoned by Mr. and Mrs.
During the year the Swampscotta was ably aided by
such junior journalists as Sarah Kunkel, Betty Smith,
Barbara Pitts, Nancy Sutherland, Alan Block and
many others on the committees. Bill Doll and Ellen
Nestor seldom failed to get a well written article in
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It would be much too much to avoid speaking of
our class personalities. Undoubtedly the most talk-
ative were Pat Donovan, judy Morse and a few other
of our aspiring young ladies. The team of Durkee-
Carpenter was always in mischief and kept the school
year at a lively tempo.
Big Bill Doll with his sharp wits kept us very
well informed through his ever present articles in the
Swampscotta and his ever ready witticisms. Donald
Costin entertained us'all with his accurate portrayals
of Lynn's public buildings.
After the course of the year had been run as far
as exams would let us, we began to study for our
finals. The boys studied the merits of the hotdog, ice
cream cone and the bottled tonics. The girls, being
waistline conscious, confined their studies to more
limited amounts. So finally after a year of hard work
and plentiful enjoyment we again went into retire-
ment for the summer. Thus ends the junior year of
the class of "48."
SENIOR CLASS HISTORY
Rosarvr W. DIAMOND
The storied "post-war" period was in full swing.
Out in New York the U. N. was struggling through
its Fall agenda, Russia was throwing tempermental
fits, and this, the illustrious Class of 1948 began its
first session as "almighty seniors" on September 8,
1947. We were greeted by Mr. james H. Dunn, whom
we had known as a history teacher "par excellence,"
and who was acting for the first time in his new
capacity as Principal. Mr. Dunn took the place of Mr.
Lee T. Gray, who retired last Summer with the good
wishes of every member of the senior class and every-
one connected with Swampscott High School. Mr.
Gray was not the only one to leave the salty environ-
ment of Swampscott, for one of our favorite mathe-
matics teachers and a very popular individual with
both boys and girls, Mr. Albert Reinhalter, resigned.
Two other instructors who were "among the missing"
were Mr. Harris, one of our former history teachers,
and Mr. Felix Palubinskas, who introduced us to the
abstruse fundamentals of chemistry. Miss O'Keefe,
one of the most popular teachers in school, left us,
to teach English at Lynn Classical.
It cannot be said that these teachers left school
because of the prospects of facing us for one more
year, for we are possessed of a few talented individ-
uals, such at Harry Mattera, who has already been
accepted into Brown University, Nancy Worrall and
Alan Block, to mention a few.
Early in the school year our class elections were
held "Smilin' Ken" Sewall was chosen as Senior Class
President, and began what has turned out to be a very
efficient administration. He has been ably assisted by
Vice-President 'Ann Kitfield. Our leading "pencil-
pusher," Marion Dudley, was elected Class Secretary,
and Richard Turner assumed control of our replete
Besides exceptional scholastic aptitude our class
also exhibited many star athletes, and it is due to
the leadership of these talented individuals that the
populace of Swampscott has been proud of the teams
fielded by the school this year. The football team, cap-
tained by Floyd Webster and Frank "Doc" Ring,
scored a 24-O victory against Winchester to open the
season and show its contempt for the reputation of
these defending Class C champions. The team was
plagued by injuries all seasong but despite this tough
luck, emerged victorious over Reading, Amesbury,
and Danvers, The staunch line of stalwarts headed
by jack McNary and Mike Stien, opened wide holes
for "Those Websters," Doc Ring, and Bob Bonefant
to sail through and score fwell, once in a while, any-
waylj. The fine defensive work of center Phil Regan
was rewarded at Amesbury, when he was on the re-
ceiving end of a foeman's fumble and ran some ninety
yards for the game-winning touchdown. Another
lineman, end George MacDermott, scored the only
touchdown against Marblehead on a forward pass.
The enjoyment of the games was heightened by the
band's incomparable melodies and theiintricate gyra-
tions of the Drill Team, on which Janice Newcomb,
Marcia Brown and Colette LeComte whirled and
twirled as the feature attractions behind Betty Smith,
the leader. The cheerleading of such inspired girls
as Phyllis Moran, Fay Rhodes, and Ann Kitfield, and
the acrobatic flips of Richard Robinson and Richard
Turner whipped the crowd into a frenzy. Led by the
accurate set shots of Captain Fred Cooney and the
dazzling "hooks" of jack McNary and
fant, the boys' basketball team Hnished third from
the top in the Northeastern Conference. The season
was highlighted by an added attraction
head, where the fans were treated to an impromptu
wrestling bout, during the last game of the season.
The ice hockey team of the school, in the second
year after its rejuvenation, ended up in fifth place
in the North Shore League sparked by Phil Regan
and Mike Stien, who rocketed cannon-like shots at
opposing goal-tenders. Mr. Jordan, Principal of the
Hadley School and new baseball coach, inherited a
team of championship caliber from Bernie Friberg,
which featured the standout pitching of Jack Wall
and Dave Sewall, and good fielding by such infield
stars as Captain Ken Sewall, plus the power hitting
of "Doc" Ring, Dick Coraine, and jack McNary.
Our golf team also copped its share of honors, what
with Sumner Hovey and "Doc" Ring emulating their
captain, Jack Nies, State junior Amateur Golf Cham-
pion, and belting the ball far out of sight. The girls'
basketball team also rose to the occasion, led by
Captain Nancy Williams and the standout play of
Marion Dudley, Ann Kitfield and Marilyn Clark, to
mention a few. Marblehead was the only obstacle in
the way of an undefeated season for the "Floradora"
girls. The field hockey team, captained by Marion
Dudley, finished up the season with 2 defeats. The
games were featured by the blistering shots of Nancy
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Williams, Ann Kitfield, Janice Newcomb, and Marcia
Brown. The games were not as restrained as one
might assume, as our "Black-Eyed Susan," Miss
Betty Smith, can well testify. Rumor has it that she
she "went right to Sleep" when the mishap occured.
Everyone who participated in sports during the school
year was invited to the gigantic Sports Night Ban-
quet on April 10, sponsored by the Swampscott
Boosters Club. All who attended had their appetites
satisfied fand then somej. Entertainment was fur-
nished by the Male Chorus, who sang an amusing
The Dramatic Club enjoyed a very successful year,
Knox Robins was chosen President of one of the
largest turnouts in recent years. In November the
one-act play "Grandma Pulls the String" was pre-
sented to the school. The play recounted some of the
harrowing experiences of Lorraine Willows, who
took the part of the harrassed young heroine, and
was very much enjoyed by the student body. "Quality
Street," a play of the Napoleonic era, was presented
as the feature attraction of the Dramatic Club in
March. Due in no small part to the superior acting
of such seniors as Knox Robins, who played the gal-
lant hero, was the great success of the play. Nancy
Sutherland was a perfect spinster in the play, and
Marcia Brown played a coy, "hard-to-get" UQ young
lass. Alan MacArthur was very amusing as a rugged
good looking British Sergeant. A portion of the play
was presented as the entry from S. H. S. in the Mass-
achusetts Drama Festival, held at Gloucester High
School in April, and also received very favorable
The School band was acclaimed as one of the best
in evidence at Fenway Park this Fall, where they
played before a large crowd at the Boston-University-
Colgate game. Due to their "sharp" new uniforms
and the snappy drill team, they made quite an im-
pression on all present. The quality of the music was
a determining factor in the fans' appraisal, what with
Alan "Arthur" Block and his "two-toned tuba" falias
the straining Sousaphonej, that smo-o-o-th man on
the tenor sax, Dick Burt, "Big Bill" Doll and his
"mangled mellophonef' and Ellen Nestor, who had
to carry an immenre horn around.
S. H. S., as usual, had a large turnout for the
Glee Club this year, and the group was composed of
some excellent singers. Thanks to this happy com-
bination we had a very impressive group by the time
the High School Concert rolled around. The three
straining tenors, Turner, Diamond and Massidda,
were a'ble to ease up a little this year, because some
very promising material has entered school, via the
junior High. The male chorus was of top quality this
year, and once more was acclaimed a huge success.
Who can ever forget Edgar Hobby, Dick Woodman,
and john Lilburn growling the "subterranean" bass
part in "Po Old Lazerus," one of the favorite selec-
tions of the chorus this year? Once again Dick Cor-
aine and George Holt were the mainstays of the bari-
tone part, and up the tenor section Massidda kept
everyone in hysterics with his squirmings and agon-
ized facial contortions. The annual concert was pre-
sented in March, and enjoyed immensely by every-
one, especially the participants. In addition to the im-
pressive selections by the entire chorus, the Male
Chorus entertained with several well-received num-
bers. Outstanding among these was i'The I.ord's
Prayer," by Malotte, in which William Israel sang
the beautiful tenor solo. The ever-popular band played
for thirty minutes at the beginning of the program,
to the delight of the audience. In April, the band,
under the direction of Mr. Hammond, presented a
Spring Band Concert. Ar this session the group played
an impressive overture to exhibit the versatility of
these musicians, together with the usual band selec-
tions, and a deightful popular song, "I'll See You
in My Dreams," which they presented to perfection.
The comparatively short, snappy program struck the
fancy of all who attended.
This year, once again, the Vocational 'Arts group of
the school presented an original "Hammer and Nail-
ers" production. The presentation, produced by Dean
"Frith MacArthur, took the form of an amateur tal-
ent scout radio program, and featured our own Frank
Ring as "Major Bones," Master of Ceremonies. "Doc"
looked almost human f?j in a tall hat and tails, and
exhibited marked dramatic talent. The technical phase
of the program was superbly handled by Charlie
Ravell and Dick and Warren McCannon, and the
show went off without a hitch. Some genuine talent
was unearthed, what with "Bones" Bonefant and
Henry Acker exhibiting remarkable ability on the
drums and piano, respectively, Henry giving out with
some of his wonderful "Boogie-Woogie." "Al jol-
son" Sewall as the guest star stopped the show and
brought the house down, as he did last year.
The "S1uf11fzp.rmmz" was up to its usual high stan-
dard this year, and this was due in no small part to
the "blood, sweat and tears" of Editor-in-Chief Sarah
Kunkel and Business Manager lay Anderson who
worked in conjunction with Kay Hannon, the chair-
woman of the Advertising Committee. The diligence
of Associate Editors Betty Smith and Nancy Suther-
land and Alumni Editor Barbara Pitts also were de-
termining factors in the success of the publication.
Ellen Nestor headed the Humor Staff, which gleaned
jokes and witty sayings for us from far and wide. For
those beautiful covers and illustrations we are indebt-
ed to Ruth Christiansen and her capable Art De-
Early this year some brilliant soul conceived the
idea of having a Year Book. Undismayed by the
problems connected with publishing the first edition
of such a Year Book. undeterred by the arguments
against same advanced by some of our teachers, we
set the machinery in motion, nominating commit-
tees, etc., and our problems began, just as had been
forecasted. We found that there were deadlines to
meet, collections, picture schedules, and myriad other
headaches. These obstacles were finally overcome,
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however, and we are the first class to leave Swamp-
scott High with a Year Book in our hands.
The exorbitant cost of the book was defrayed by
what turned out to be one of the highlights of the
entire school year, the like of which, until this year,
had never been seen in Swampscott, a mammoth Var-
iety Show. Everyone in school with any talent had
some part in the production. In addition to numerous
solo selections by especially gifted singers were such
group numbers as a "Can-Can" dance, Soft-Shoe
dance, comedy dance, and a double male quartet. The
show was directed by Mr. Rathbone, who put much
time and work into the presentation, to make it such
a great success.
The school year ended before we quite realized it,
and now we have been turned out into the cold, cruel
world. Certainly we shall never forget some of our
experiences at Swampscott High, such as the recent
mild winter, the time we were forcibly reminded
genteel society as " those l'7lf6 lockers," nor shall we
forget in a hurry the "faithful few" who gathered
every day at recess to "take the air" together. In
leaving, we would like to wish Mr. Dunn many
forthcoming years of success as Principal, and to beg
forgiveness from certain frustrated teachers strewn
about the premises.
And so we take our leave, indubitably the most
insensible, laziest, but undoubtedly the happiest group
ever to pass through the hallowed portals of Swamp-
scott High School.
LAST WILL 'AND TESTAMENT
We the Class of 1948 of Swampscott High School,
at the age of three years, and being of sound health
in mind and body do hereby make and declare this
to be our Last Will and Testament.
1 That all outstanding debts we may have incurred
in this institution be paid from our effects.
To Wit: Breeches of Conduct
Omissions of Lessons
Lack of Courtesy
2. To the beloved principal of our school, James
H. Dunn we bequeath and devise our deep ap-
preciation for all he has done to guide us.
3. To the honorable and esteemed faculty, we will
and devise our most humble thanks for their
untiring efforts to instruct and guide our rest-
less and wayward members. We hope that the
years to come may bring them great satisfaction
as they learn of the marked achievements of
our illustrious class.
4. Louanne Ashby will that "come hither look"
to her sister Joanne whom we are quite con-
fident knows how to use it.
5. Kenny Sewall leaves Nat Brown behind. Cheer
up, Ken, she only has one more year to go.
6. Janet Spurr leaves that box of cough drops she
never had an opportunity to use to all next
years ailing pupils.
Dick Burt wishes George Gainley were grad-
uating instead of himself so that George could
leave him a few muscles which he needs so
Fay Rhodes wills her "oomph" and sophistica-
tion to Nancy Warnock.
Earl Townsend leaves a sizeable portion of his
weight to Jim Eigner. We don't suppose Earl
would mind losing a few pounds and Jimmy
sure could use them.
Betty Smith has decided to take "Sleepy" along
with her but has promised to leave her secret
"How to Win and Hold a Man" to all the anx-
ious "Sophs" and Juniors.
Floyd Webster leaves his unpredictable and
rather exquisite laugh to "Skippy" McCathern.
Jack N-N-N-Nies bequeaths his set of golf
clubs to Dick Coan and hopes that Dick does
as well with them as we know Jack has.
Colette Le Comte wills some of that "Wim,
wigor and witality" to Joyce Buchanan.
"Here today, Gone tomorrow" Turner leaves
Mr. Held still wondering just what Dick did
on those days off.
Marguerite Riley leaves her 3 o'clock schedule
to any one who can stand those rugged hours.
Jack Wall bequeaths his masterful pitching
arm to Dick Whitmarsh who could use a little
Maifcia Brown leaves her book "Penning Let-
ters" to Barb Easterbrooks but maybe "Barb"
doesn't need it after a year's experience.
Dave Sewall leaves the entire school and faculty
wondering who really played Al Jolson in the
Ruth Christiansen wills her "rowdy" manner-
isms to Anne Linares.
Richard Robinson bequeaths his harmonica to
Roger Camillo. Now Roger can Serenade Mr.
Cronk any time he forgets his homework.
Marilyn Clark wills her Marblehead acquain-
tances to all the Swampscott girls who won't
Mike Stein leaves one of his few precious teeth
to Alex Kurpes until Alex finds his own at
Blocksidge Field. '
Marion Dudley leaves her versatility and high
spirits to Marilyn Cutter.
Frank Trask bequeaths his peculiar knack for
writing short stories to every and all students
who wish better marks from Mr. Drogue.
Mary Dunn leaves her father still trying to
get the Seniors into college.
Dick Woodman leaves his accordian in care
of Mr. Rathbone for some new up and coming
Betty Grimes wills her Box-ofiice salesmanship
to Robert Torrey.
Jimmy Power bequeaths his broad shoulders to
The Sea Ga!!
Judy Morse leaves the Niles Potato Chip Com-
pany with one less customer.
Harry Mattera leaves Miss White exclairning
over the thought of any one pupil improving
so greatly in "Math" in the short span of one
Catherine Pierson and Rita Ronzano leave Miss
O'Leary in hopes of finding two more able
Kenny Lundstrom bequeaths his seat and type-
writer in Room I to Rocco Lasano. We hear it
proved lucky for Kenny.
Nancy Sutherland wills her poise to Barbara
Bill Israel leaves his masterful tenor voice to
any underclassman who isn't too nervous to
sing at a musical concert.
Nancy Worrall and Barb Pitts leave a few good
report cards as a remembrance of our illustrious
class. Thanks Nan and Barb, we needed your
"Frit" McArthur leaves Coach Martin without
a grade A football manager. Coach must admit,
there have been others besides Dean, but none
Priscilla Bradley and Madeline Marino leave
that busy fifth period 1 no regrets.
Dick McCannon and Billy Gould leave tickets
to the Olympia Theatre, so that some of their
friends may come down and visit them as they
usher patrons to the choice seats of the house.
Phyllis Moran leaves us wondering how she
made that last corner 1 and not even
Bob Diamond leaves his job of announcing the
programs for Miss Nazarian to joe Morse. We
all remember Bob's commendable speeches.
Sarah Kunkel willingly leaves her job as the
editor of "SwampJr0tzfz" in the competent hands
of Carol Snow.
Alan McArthur leaves the long underwear
which he wore while refereeing the "Bubble
Gum" basketball game to Sherman Rawding
so Sherm won't get cold walking to school next
jay Anderson bequeaths his golden curly locks
to any girl in the school in an attempt to stop
them from using H2 O2.
Ann Kitfield leaves a number of tricky soda
recipes, of which none of us have any com-
plaints, to Connie McGinn. ,
"Itchy" Balthazar leaves his Trig and Solid
books to one of next year's ambitious pupils.
He sincerely hopes that these books bring fwho
ever it may bej much more luck than they
Harold Fall leaves 1 1 willingly.
Ellen Nestor and Pat Donovan, still convinced
that they are "Better Late Than Never," be-
queath a wonderful new bell system to S. H. S.
We hear its quite the thing.
48. Dick Davidson leaves much to the satisfaction
of Mr. Parker.
49. Frannie Goldberg wills her "Irish Airs" to
50. Ed Curry leaves having the satisfaction of
spending one year in a Swell School like S. H. S.
51. Doc Ring leaves 1 at last.
52. All the rest and residue of our property and
esteemed best wishes not heretofore mentioned
we bequeath and devise to the rest of the
Sophomores and juniors not heretofore men-
tioned. This also includes the honor of becoming
seniors fat some time or anotherj.
We hereby appoint O. Migosh as sole executor of
this Will and Testament, thus revoking all other in-
struments drawn by us, and in witness thereof we
hereto set our hand and seal this 11th day of june
in the year of Our Lord one thousand nine hundred
My secretary, Ellen Nestor, and I, have just re-
turned to our duties in Washington, D. C., after at-
tending the twentieth re-union of the Class of '48
of Swampscott High School. For the beneht of those
unfortunates who were unable to participate in the
festivities, we are attempting herewith, to bring the
re-union to you. The june 11, 1968 issue of LIFE
carried an outstanding account of the celebration, re-
plete with some priceless pictures. Following is the
account, slightly abridged, of the article which ap-
peared in LIFE. '
LIFE GOES TO A PARTY.
Higher Education in S'LUcZl72p.ft'0fl Comer Down.
"The Class of '48 of Swampscott High,
known as the Ninety-Nine of '48, returned in
great numbers and high spirits to celebrate it's
twentieth re-union. S
"True to a promise made twenty years ago,
when a high hill prevented him from reaching
the top of his class, "Doc" Ring, the noted
plastic surgeon who has changed so many maps,
has now changed the map of Swampscott, the
Town Beautiful on the North Shore. Due to
"Doc's" untiring efforts and the spirit of the
class of '48, the old Swampscott High has now
reached a new Low.
"For years, the exhaustion caused by climb-
ing the mountainous hills leading to those por-
tals of higher education left a mark on the pupils
of the Senior High School. Unfortunately, noth-
ing was ever done about this sad state of affairs
until that intrepid band of forty-eighters-the
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class that was first in so many noble enterprises
-decided the time had come for action. Thus,
Swampscott High has become the first Beach
School for Higher Education."
From talking with former classmates still living
in Swampscott, we learned that the "Down-with-
the-High" movement gained real momentum on the
election of jay Anderson, Bob Diamond and Floyd
Webster as Directors of General Confusion Qselect-
men to you.j These former classmates arranged a
meeting with "Doc" Ring about a year ago, and,
together with Bill Israel, the Town Clerk, and Erle
Townsend, the Town Counsel, planned the bold move.
It was with feelings of genuine happiness and
pride in a glorious achievement that the day on
which the High came Down was proclaimed as the
day for the twentieth re-union of the Class of '48,
and the day was given over to wild merry-making.
Credit for the delicate work of transferring the
High to it's new Low-cation should be given to the
local contracting lirm of Leone and Ravell. These
former muscle-men did a splendid job. The new site,
by the Big Drink on Fisherman's Beach, was put in
readiness by a few of the old Hammer-and-Nail boys,
ably led by Alan McArthur and the McCannon boys,
Richard and Warren, now parteners in the Merry-
Macs Construction Company. The local carpenter and
builder, "Maggot" McDermott, did an excellent piece
of work in building a small edifice known as the
"Butt House." This is to take the place of the old
stone wall out front, which was the habitat of that
type of creature known as the "Butt Fiend," at ap-
proximately 8.25 A.M. and 2:15 P.M. each day,
Monday through Friday. "Maggot" said that jim
Powers and Dick Davidson were invaluable to him
in drawing up the plans.
A word should be said concerning the surround-
ings of the school. Close by, in fact next door, is
the famed Anti-Insomnia Mattress Factory, owned
and operated by "Sleepy" Webster. The former Betty
Smith, "Sleepy's" attractive wife, made the comment
that it was super having the High right next door,
for the twins, "Yawn" and "Stretch," could just
flop over and land at the entrance.
Directly across the street is a small amusement
park. Surprised? So were we. Dr. John McNary, now
a local Eye Specialist, removed all those eye sores
that formerly faced the beach and the new little park
is most attractive. There are a number of unique
places of amusement in it, but the Merry-Go-Round
is outstanding. Instead of horses or other animals
for the kiddies to ride 'round and 'round, those ex-
cellent sculptors, William Gould and Richard Rob-
inson, originated some very fine replicas of well-
known school teachers, down on their hands and
knees. The children seem to take a sort of iiendish
delight in riding these figures, kicking their feet
energetically and flicking their whips realistically.
This eMerry-Go-Round, or Teachers-Go-Round as it
is most often called, is run by Dick Coraine, with
Marion Dudley taking the tickets, so it seems they
are still going 'round together. The Dance Palace
is another popular feature, due mainly to Dick Burt's
small but noisy orchestra, billed as "Nick Nostalgia
and his Nine Nasty Nose-bleedersf' Star vocalist
with this fine little group is Mary Pickard, who,
while she never made a sound in school, has an ex-
cellent bass voice.
The House of Mirth is run by Fred Cooney, who
always got a laugh out of life. His chief stooge is
none other than Dick Gallagher.
The "Dodge-Em" concession has jay Anderson
Qlocal selectmanj as manager. jay is on duty to re-
pair any bent fenders, a talent he had plenty of
chance to develop during his high school days.
Strangely enough, all of the cars of his establishment
are pale green with darker green trimmings. This
makes an attractive color scheme, blending in with
the stains on the floor where some unfortunates
weren't able to "dodge-em."
The Pool Hall, admitting only juvenile delinquents,
is owned by our old friend "Frit" McArthur, and
is appropriately called "Fritter Your Time Away."
"Frit" has employed a former classmate, Miss janet
Spurr, to entice unsuspecting victims into his place
of evil. Janet seems to be doing all right, too, taking
such complete charge that "Frit" is free to follow
his hobby of writing skits for radio.
The Committee in charge of plans for the great
re-union deserves unstinted praise for the smooth
and efficient handling of all details. This Committee
was under the capable leadership of our former class
president, Kenny Sewall, now a successful Lynn
Dentist. Betty Grimes, matron at the Lynn Boy's'Club,
had charge of tickets and reservations. 'Advertising
was placed in the competent hands of Kay Hannon,
fa charming and discerning hostess, we've been
toldj with Ann Kitrield and joan Deming, career
girls, to take some of the load from Kay's weary
shoulders. Kay contacted Lorraine Willows, whose
famous Reducing Salon advertises "You, too, can
have that Willowy Look," to take charge of distribut-
ing some artfully drawn posters. These were placed
in strategic points about town, such as Lilburn's High
Class Apothecary fformerly Eaton'sjg the plumbing
establishment of Kenny Lundstromg the Public Li-
brary, with Joyce Haskell as head librarian, and that
up-and-coming liquor store, known as Curry's Gin
Mill. It has been whispered about that Eddie and his
stalwart assistants, Earl Barnard and George Holt,
have made a staggering success of the mill.
The merry making of the great day commenced
with a massive parade winding through the streets
of the town. Chief of Police, jack Wall, rode his
scooter at the head of the parade, and Park Com-
missioner, Harold Fall, aided jack in clearing the
streets of revelers. Marcia Brown was the Head
Drum Majorette and did a splendid piece of work,
throwing her four foot silver baton, fthe gift of her
fourth husbandj up in the air almost as successfully as
she threw the "bull" in the old Senior History Class.
40 The Sea Gull
Assistant Drum Majorettes, who displayed their
strutting ability in uniforms a wee bit snug, were
Fay Rhodes, Nat Dahlquist, joan Griffin and Laur-.
etta Shore, all gay members of the Young Married
The routs of the parade followed the main, drag-
Humphrey Street - and it was interesting to note
the many business establishments run by members of
our old class. The town's up and coming newspaper,
"Swampscotta" has as it's Editor-in-Chief, Miss Sarah
Kunkel, EWE, NFNH and MIF, who has with her
in her work many old friends holding down impor-
tant positions. Ruth Christiansen take full charge of
all art work and pictures of the thriving little daily,
Marilyn Clark and Phil Regan handle the sporting
news, advertising is handled by the experienced
Madeline Marino, with Priscilla Bradley as assistant.
A few of Sarah's live wire reporters are Catherine
Pierson, Eileen Kearney and Skippy Devitt.
A neon sign flashed this message from a small
factory along the parade route:
In heating methods, be up to date,
Dial LYnn 5-2148,
And learn of Robins' Hot Air Heat,
That makes each winter day a treat.
A little farther along, we spotted the beautiful
little Horist shop of Ralph DiLisio, who by the way
specializes in Four Roses. Ralph has as his assistants,
gardeners Michele Bounanduci and William Mc-
The parade, as it neared the new school site, was
interrupted briefly by the arrival of Brad Ingalls in
a flaming Rocket Ship, ironically named "Ball of
Fire." Brad bailed out, fortunately unhurt, and the
local Fire Chief, George "Itchy" Balthazar, was on
hand to extinguish the flames. Nurse Mary Dunn
quickly revived some of the more delicate on-lookers
who fainted and became panicky at the sight of the
During the afternoon, many notables of the class
spoke briefly of their school days. fToo many teachers
were present to permit the speakers full reign.j Pat
Donovan, the lirst woman ever to be elected Speaker
of the House, couldn't give her speech - she had
laryngitis and couldn't say a word. fMany former
teachers present couldn't believe this.j Her place on
the program was taken 'by that eminent orator and
lecturer, Wilfred Elwin Colclough. Other speakers
were Gordon Dennis, nationally known radio com-
mentator, Sally Merritt, Hollywood star and famous
knitter, and Judy Morse, president of the PTA,
president of Swampscott Woman's Club, and chair-
man of the School Committee. Uudy is out to see
that her seven daughters get an educationj
The air rang with oratory all afternoon and a for-
mer English teacher was heard to remark, "What a
day, not a participle left dangling."
At the close of the exercises, a few of the old
group of "Esther's Pesters," now grown a bit more
portly and higher of forehead, rendered a number of
selections. We'd like to be able to report how they
sounded after all these years, but the wind was
favorable and we couldn't hear them.
The highlight of the day's events was the Banquet
held that evening at the New Ocean House, now
owned and operated by none other than Sumner
Hovey, with Edgar Hobby as Head Chef. fTo see
Edgar in a chef's hat standing triumphant over a
dead lobster is something, but we are getting ahead
of our story.j
The hotel has been entirely remodeled and re-
decorated, most of the work having been done by
Rita Ronzano, noted decorator. We were especially
intrigued by the dining room, where she used a strik-
ing banana-split motif. It was fun wandering through
the Lobby and recognizing old classmates. Mike
Stien, now president of the Intellectual Dunkers of
America, and as genial as ever, was the official
greeter. As each former class mate came into the
dining room, Mike announced the name and told,
in his own inimitable way, what each one was doing
now and where living, etc. In this way, we learned
that Bob Bonefant is coach at Marblehead High. Bob
says he took the job so he could protect the Swamp-
scott Coaches and players when they clash with the
Magic Makers. Dick Woodman is still the perennial
bachelor and the answer to the prayers of the girls
in the junior Class, Barbara Barker, a former Sar-
gent girl, is a Gym teacher, Alan Block, whose Latin
Textbook is now standard equipment in all kinder-
gartens, gave a witty little speech in Latin in re-
sponse to Mike's introduction and was roundly ap-
plauded. Richard Hobden, looking weird in a beard,
went around the entire table and handed everyone
his card, which read-
Richard Hobden, F. B. M. fFuller Brush Manj
Unique are our brushes,
They really have brains,
They clean around corners,
And also down drains.
Little Nancy "Willy" Williams proved a big sur-
prise. The mother of quadruplets, Willy is back
teaching Math in Ma White's place-said she found
Math formula easier than baby food formula.
Remember Marguerite Riley? Well, she's a scream.
We mean it. She works for N.B.C. and does all the
screaming on their horror programs. Louanne 'Ashby
was there in a gownless evening strap designed by
Anne Gambale, famous Boston designer. Louanne
is a wealthy widow and wore so many diamonds she
looked like Sparkle Plenty.
Eleanor McCarty came in with Barbara Pitts and
Nancy Sutherland. Eleanor was recently voted a
Woman of Distinction. What a picture, what a
frame! Barbara and Nancy are partners in a small but
well paying venture. Always having been artistic, the
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girls are now making hand painted railroad ties for
an exclusive clientelle. Nancy Myers, always a high
flyer, is now an airline hostess.
Before we forget it, a word about the sumptuous
feast. Lobsters galore, baked broiled or boiled. These
luscious crustaceans were provided by Dumbo Holmes,
owner of the largest fleet of lobster boats on the
Ellen tells me not to forget the charming table
setting. What she really means is that each woman
guest found at her place a tiny bottle of priceless
perfume, with this verse attached-
If you desire to scentillate,
And some poor male you'd fascinate,
Use "Reckless" or "Passion Flower,"
Glamour scents for every hour.
Women who know their way about,
All endorse "Attack de Snout,"
To catch him firmly in your net,
Use perfumes made by La Collette.
Mme. Lecomte has made quite a success of her
perfume business, as was evident from her clever
After the meal, Mike read telegrams from those
who could not be present. Dave Sewall, star pitcher
with the Dirty Sox, then playing in Timbuctoo, sent
regards and regrets. He planned to attend, but bad
flying weather kept him grounded. Frank Trask wired
from Hollywood where he was supervising the film-
ing of his latest mystery story, "The Case of the
Burning Bridge," or "Who put that cigarette in
Grandpa's False Teeth?" A cable was received from
I-Iarry Mattera, noted scientist, and his assistant,
Nancy Worrall. They were in Europe to receive the
Nobel prize in Chemistry.
johnny Nies also cabled from Europe, where he
was playing golf before the crowned heads-in fact,
it is said he crowned many of them. When Mike
read that johnny said he hoped to win the British
Crown, Phyl Moran, whose little robin's egg blue
taxi broke traffic laws all day long bringing guests to
the festivities, said "If johnny gets the British Crown,
will that make him King of England ?" Good old
Phyl, she hasn't changed a bit.
Someone asked about Bill Massida and we were
told that he was confined to his home with a severe
shoulder injury. Bill, the local barber, fractured his
shoulder while trying to sing a high note.
The waiters wheeled in a large Television Set and
before we knew what was happening, we were see-
ing and hearing Dick Turner, America's No. 1 Croon-
er, and his accompanist, Frances Goldberg. What a
treat! After Dick's number, a dancer of great charm
and grace flashed on the screen. Wild applause
discovered it was our own
has tapped her way to fame
her troupe, of which Ethel
are internationally known.
died down, Mike announced
that he would now call on some of the celebrities
present, and I heard my name called. A voice, edged
with sarcasm, was saying, "William, has it ever oc-
curred to you that you come to school to study, not
to sleep?" Hazily, I got to my feet and stammered,
"I'm sorry, sir, but I don't think I heard your ques-
tion. I must have been dreaming."
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THE YEARBOOK STAFF
First row treading from left to right! - Nancy Worrall, Barbara Pitts, Nancy Sutherland, Ianice New-
comb. Sczrah Kunkel, Betty Smith, Ellen Nestor.
Second row -- Dean McArthur, Kay Hannon, Madeline Marino, Ethel Boudreau, Albert Devitt.
Third row - Kenneth Sewcxll, Gordon Dennis, Iohn Lilburn, Edgar Hobby, Mr. Henshaw.
Edifm' THE YEARBOOK STAFF
JANICE NEWCOME - Arr
This the first Yearbook, was a new experience
and a pioneering experience. It is the first, if not the
best, at Swampscott High. The present seniors have
left it to the future seniors to improve upon.
A good Yearbook is a pictorial record of the life
in the school years and it demands good photography.
We were very limited as to professional photographers
to turn in all the pictures that were needed. In order
to remedy this in the future, the Camera Club will be
a great asset to those planning a Yearbook in the years
to come. The pictures in a good Yearbook should
include those who participated in athletics, drama,
music, and other similar clubs and also pictures of the
dances and social events throughout the years.
The problem of money was presented for considera-
tion to the Yearbook staff and the class. As most can
guess, a Yearbook is quite an expensive project. In
order to provide the funds, the Senior Class staged
The Sea GHZ! 45
THE SWAMPSCOTTA STAFF
First row treading from leit to rightl - Barbara Pitts, Ruth Christiansen, Carol Snow. Nancy Suther-
land, Sarah Kunkel, Betty Smith, Kay Hannon Ellen Nestor, Ioanne Harris, Alberta Nevler.
Second row - Iune Kaufman, Fay Mascott, Betty Grimes, Betty Iane Anderson, lean Sharp, Connie
McGinn, Betty Dow, Beyrl Doliber, Margaret Burke. Zelda Leopold.
Third row - Marjorie Symonds, Mary Gannon, Evelyn Monahan, Patricia Witter. Ianice Newcomb,
Dorothy Bump, Nan Herwitz, Lois Miller, Nancy Pierce, Caryll Ann Fransen.
Fourth row - Patricia Donovan, Sally Sexton, Ann Kitlield, Marcia Brown, Barbara Levy, Ruth Calish,
Margaret Hake. Phyllis Moran, Fay Rhodes, Colette LeComte, Mr. Henshaw.
Filth row - Alan Block, Bill Doll, Edwin Eigner. Harvey Spiller, Robert Lever, Edward Goodstein
a Variety Show, the first of its kind, under the direc-
tion of Mr. Rathbone, which gave many talented
students an opportunity of being in the show. The
program was highlighted by the rich tenor voice of
Dick Turner, the ballet of Janice Newcomb, a comi-
cal number featuring Knox Robins and Janice New-
comb, some members of the male chorus, dancers,
Doc Ring and Bill Massidda, the latter who wrote
the script, plus many other exciting acts.
When the money was obtained and the type-
written material was finally on its way to the printers,
the staff sighed and hoped for the best.
Although perhaps this hasn't been the ideal Year-
book, under the circumstances, the staff did the best
they could with the material. It is a great improvement
over the usual june issue of the SWAMPSCOTTA.
We leave the SEA GULL with the future seniors,
so that they may improve it and carry on the tradition
in the years to Come.
THE SWAMPSCOTTA STAFF
The first issue of the Swampscotta came out just
before the Thanksgiving holidays. The theme of the
magazine dealt mostly with the school activities such
sports, band, drill team, etc., and the editors
breathed sighs of relief when the first magazine was
over and done with.
The second issue which came out a few days before
our February vacation had a charming blue and silver
cover by Margaret Hake, the image of jack Frost
which was at that time very significant since we were
digging our way out of the many snowstorms. This
issue was centered around winter sports, the famous
birthdays of February, fantasy and St. Valentines
The third and last Swampscotta was issued before
April vacation with many thoughts on Washington
trip and the end of school, especially for the Seniors.
With jonquils on the cover, the issue was quite spring-
like. And so with the last word edited, the Swamp-
scotta Issue passed into the hands of the beloved
46 The Sea Gull
This school year has seen the ofiicial launching
of the Swampscott High School Band, under the able
direction of Donald C. Hammond. The band, which
was the product of nearly a year's earnest work by Mr.
at the first football game of the season, and was
greeted with much enthusiasm by students and towns-
At the close of the football season, plans were
completed for a busy concert schedule, which was
most successful. The band made many public ap-
pearances, among which were the Glee Club Con-
certs of both the Junior and Senior High Schools,
and before such organizations as the Woman's Club,
Parent-Teacher Association, Rotary Club, and Red
Cross, Undoubtedly, the highlight of the year was
the First Annual Band Concert presented on April
second at the High School. The program was inter-
esting and variedg evidence that the band is a versa-
tile organization, excelling on the concert stage as
well as on the marching-field.
This first year of band activities, culminating with
the appearance of the organization at the Massachu-
setts Music Festival in Lawrence, Massachusetts, on
May eighth, has resulted in a wave of enthusiasm
throughout the town.
We may feel sure that our Swampscott High School
Band will earn many more honors in the future to
heap upon those laurels already gathered.
Betty Jane Anderson
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HIGH SCHOOL GLEE CLUB
Front row, left to right: V. Weslanski, C. Turner, C. Bryant, E. Trcrvascio, I. Phillips, C. Bryant, L.
Waite, B. Lewis, N. Warnock, H. Christiansen, N. Dahlquist, B. Pitts, N. Sutherland, S. Kunkel,
B. Smith. C. Hannon. E. Nestor, P. Donovan. I. Harris, A. Nevler.
Second row: M. Haskell, N. Williams, M. Dudley, P. Ledbury, I. Pitman, S. Bartlett, N. Brown, V. Bur-
gess, R. French, C. Snow. I. Kaufman, I. Morse, M. Brown, A. Kitfield, I. Anderson, C. Mc-
Ginn, B. Dow, B. Doliber, N. Herwitz, Z. Leopold.
Third row: I. Spurr, G. Raymond, M. McCarthy, I. Dunn, P. Carone, I. Kittield, R. Muchnikolf, I.
Francis, S. Keamey, S. Lewis, S. Davis, I. Hall, I. Davenport, C. Rich, M. Symonds, P. Witter.
N. Pierce. C. Fransen.
Fourth row: S. Rubin, F. Pecker, F. Hurwitz, I. Smith, I. Peterson, S. Sexton, I. Ledbury, M. Dunn, S.
Merritt, I. Deming, E. Kearney, F. Goldbert, B. Levy. R. Calish, P. Moran, F. Rhodes, C. LeComte,
D. Bailey, R. Amero.
Fifth row: W. Newhall, F. Dorman, M. Goldberg, D. Webster. B. Massidda, R. Turner, R. Torrey, R.
Yeo, W. Israel, D. Spurr, E. Goodstein, K. Lundstrom, S. Hovey, R. Woodman, E. Hobby, K.
Hempel, A. Anderson, G. Holt.
SOPRANOS: B. Anderson, I. Oxford, E. Bray
M. Brown, C. Bryant, V. Burgess, V. Calderan, R
Calish, P. Carone, R. Christiansen, Conniers, L
Cronk, P. Daley, I. Davenport, S. Davis, C. Delorey
G. Dilisio, B. Doliber, I. Dunham, Dunn, C
Fransen, R. French, Hall, I. Harris, M. Haskell, F
Hurwitz, E. Kearney, A. Kitfield, I. Kitfield, C.
Laxton, I. Ledbury, M. Leone, Z. Leopold, B. Lewis
S. Lewis, M. McCarthy, C. McGinn, S. Merritt, L.
Miller, A. Nevler, Peterson, I. Phillips, N. Pierce,
I. Pitman, B. Pitts, G. Raymond, C. Rich, I. Shulkin
B. Smith, C. Snow, Spurr, N. Sutherland, M. Sy-
monds, E. Travascio, C. Turner, D. Turner, D. Vern-
ava, B. Weber, V. Weslanski, P. Witter.
ALTOS: S. Bartlett, N. Brown, B. Cappy, N
Dahlquist, Deming, P. Donovan, B. Dow. M
Dudley, M. Dunn, D. Durkee, I. Francis, F. Gold-
bert, C. Hannon, N. Herwitz, S. Ieifers, I. Kaufman,
S. Kearney, S. Kunkel, P. Ledbury, B. Levy, H.
McCarthy, P. Moran, I. Morse, R. Muchnikolif, E.
Nestor, N. Palleschi, F. Rhodes, S. Rubin, S. Sexton,
I. Smith, B. Sullivan, L. Waite, N. Warnock, N. Wil-
liams, S. York.
TENORS: F. Dorman, W. Newhall, R. Robin-
son, R. Torrey, R. Turner, R. Diamond, W. Israel,
BASS: A. Anderson, R. Calhoun, R. Corraine, M.
Goldberg, E. Goodstein, K. I-Iempel, G. Holt, D.
McKennon, R. Weiner, W. Harlow, D. Gordon, E.
Hobby, G. Brown, G. Howes, K. Lundstrom, L.
Southwick, D. Spurr, F. Stowell, D. Webster, R.
Yeo, R. Wfoodman.
The Glee Club sang at The Annual Concert on
March 5th, and also for the Swampscott Women's
Club on March 8th, During the course of a year
there have been many talented soloists who have en-
tertained us at one time or another. They are Richard
Turner, Richard Coraine, Gardner I-lowes, Donald
Spurr, William Israel, Alvan Anderson, William
Massidda, Robert Diamond, Edward Gooclstein and
the only girl, Pauline Carone.
48 The Sea Gall
HIGH SCHOOL MALE CHORUS
Front row, lelt to right -Richard Woodman, George Holt, Bob Diamond, Dick Coraine, Frank Stowell,
Second row - William Israel, Donald Spurr, Edward Goodstein, Edgar Hobby. Iohn Lilbum, David
Gordon, Lawrence Southwick.
Third row - Fred Dorman, William Newhall, Robert Torrey, Alvan Anderson, Robert Yeo, Robert
Fourth row - Kenneth Lundstrom, Richard Turner, Bill Massidda, Martin Goldberg.
The Male Chorus is composed of all boys who
not only know how to sing but love to sing. The
senior boys have played an important part in this
group. The Male Chorus has sung at several occasions
which are as follows: Armistice Day Assembly, with
Alice Farnsworth at a school assembly, Annual Cori-
cert of the High School Musical Clubs March Fifth,
Concert for the Swampscott Women's Club March
Eighth, assisted at Mr. Hammond's First Annual
Band Concert on April Second, High School assembly
April 7, and Swampscott Sports Night.
First Tenor: Fred Dorman, William Newhall,
Richard Robinson, Robert Torry, Richard Turner.
Second Tenor: Robert Diamond, William Israel,
William Massidda, Donald Bailey.
Baritone: Alvan Anderson, Robert Calhoun, Rich-
ard Coraine, Martin Goldberg, Edward Goodstein,
King Hempel, George Holt, Dean McKennon, Robert
Weiner, Wiliam Harlow.
Bass: David Gordon, Edgar Hobby, Gordon Brown,
Gardner Howes, Lawrence Southwick, Donald Spurr,
Frank Stowell, Donald Webster, Richard Woodman,
Robert Yeo, Robert Amero, Kenneth Lundstrom.
The Sea Gall lt?
HOME ECONOMICS CLUB
First row - Zeldcr Leopold, Ioan Dunn, Dorothy Bump.
Second row - Mariorie Symonds. Ruth Christiansen. Natalie Brown, Nathalie Dcxhlquist. Io-Anne
Harris. Nan Herwitz.
Third row - Mrs. Oliver, Shirley Rubin, Ruth Ccrlish, Faith Pecker. Faith Hurwitz.
HOME ECONOMICS CLUB
The members of the Home Economics Club are:
Connie Delorey, president, Joan Dunn, vice-president,
Zelda Leopold, treasurer and Dorothy Bump, secre-
tary. Marjorie Symonds, Ruth Christiansen, Natalie
Brown, Nathalie Dahlquist, Joanne Harris, Nan Her-
witz, Shirley Rubin, Ruth Calish, Faith Pecker and
Faith Hurwitz are also members. Mrs. Oliver was
the faculty advisor for the club,
This club is a chapter of the national organization
of the Future Homemakers of America. This year at
the state meeting, Nathalie Dahlquist won the honor
of being elected state vice-president. The club has
always had a member on the state executive board
since it was formed tive years ago. It has seven major
aims all of which endeavor to concentrate interest on
home and family life.
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CAMERA CLUB MEMBERS
First row Cleft to rightj - Lucky Letlcemann, Lenny Bloomberg, Beryl Doliber. David Gordon, Edgar
Second row - Carol Rich. Virginia Burgess, Betty Dow. Natalie Brown, Betty lane Anderson. Lois
Waite, Dot Bump. Io!-inn Harris.
Third row - Mr. Enos Held. Fred Iarnes, Donald Bailey, Bill Karlyn. Irwin Wallace. Lawrence South-
wick, Iohn Lilburn.
Fourth row - Dan Miller. Robert Leaver. Kenneth Lundstrom. Sumner Hovey, Albert Devitt, Richard
At the suggestion of Edgar Hobby, Mr. Held
agreed to advise and encourage a Camera Club. The
organization meeting was held on the second week
in january. Thirty pupils turned up at the meeting to
become members. Mr. Held explained the aims and
objectives of the group. Then the following were
President, Edgar Hobbyg vice-president, David
Gordong secretary, Beryl Doliberg treasurer, Leonard
It was voted that the meeting be held the first Fri-
day of the month.
At a special meeting of the oHicers, it was planned
for a. monthly contest of photographs to be entered
by the club members with cash prizes to the winners,
and red ribbons for the honorable mention.
The first contest winner was Lucky Letkemann,
who entered a color photo of the Gloucester Fisher-
man. He won 32.00.
The contest photos are judgegd by commercial and
This is the first year S. H. S. has ever had a Camera
Club. Mr. Held is sure the club will be better next
year because the club will have more accessories such
as film, printing paper, enlarger, and all the parts
that go with photography. The club will also have its
The Camera Club will always 'be behind the
SWAMPSCOTTA to bring its pictures of the school's
activities for the enjoyment of all.
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THE TRAVEL CLUB
Front row treading from left to rightj - Ianice Newcomb, Barbara Pitts, Nancy Sutherland, Sarah
Kunkel, Lois Miller, Mariorie Symonds, Marguerite Riley, Lorraine Willows.
Second row - Dorothy Bump, Lois Waite, Betty Grimes, Ioan Deming. Eileen Kearney, Nancy Wor-
rall, Frances Goldberg, Mary Dunn.
Third row - Rhoda Muchinikofi. Irene Francis, Nathalie Brown, Ruth French, Barbara Barker, Arthur
Ellis, George Holt, lack McNary.
Fourth row - Edwin Eigner, Harvey Spiller, William Doll, Edward Heath, Albert Devitt, Diclc
THE TRAVEL CLUB
A new organization put in its appearance at
Swampscott High School last year, under the leader-
ship of Mr. Dunn, the Travel Club.
Last fall a group of students signed up for uthe
exciting Washington Trip." A surprisingly large
number boarded the bus that eventful Sunday in
April, for the first stop-New York, just overnight,
'but lots of fun. Next they were on their way to
Wasliington where the Club took in all the historical,
and famous landmarks of our country's capital. The
group returned by way of the beautiful and pictur-
esque Shenandoah Valley, and Pennsylvania. One last
exciting night in New York, and then they were on
their way home again. This fall another group was
formed and left April 18th for another delightful
and entirely worthwhile Week,
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CAST OF "QUALITY STREET"
Front row Cleft to right! - Dick Whittendon, Bruce Whittier, Ianice Barber, Colleen Caine, Bedford
Chandler, Norman Comins.
Second row - Nancy Sutherland. Lorraine Willows, Marcia Brown, Martha Haskell, Iune Kaufman,
lean Sharp, Lois Miller, Nan Herwitz.
Third row - Gardner Howes, Robert Weiner, Robert Diamond, Knox Robins, Alan McArthur, David
Gordon, Richard Turner.
THE DRAMATIC CLUB
The Dramatic Club, as a whole, has worked long
and hard this year, as can well be seen by the excellent
performances they have given. To start the year out,
they elected as their president Knox Robins, who has
time and time again proved his capability at holding
that ofiice. Their presentation was "Grandma Pulls
the String," given December 17 for the school and
on that same afternoon a repeat performance for the
Parent-Teacher 'Association The members of the
cast were as follows:
Jean Sharpe, Lorraine Willows, Nancy Wfarnoclc,
Fay Mascott, Alberta Nevler and Edwin Eigner.
After the Christmas vacation, rehearsals started for
the presentation of james Barrie's "Quality Street,"
which was given March 18 and 19. The illustrious
cast consisted of:
Mary Haskell, june Kaufman, Jean Sharp, Lois
Miller, Nancy Sutherland, Nan Herwitz, Alan Mc-
Arthur, Knox Robins, Robert Diamond, David Gor-
don, Robert XVeiner, and Gardner Howes.
They were assisted by six children from the grade
schools. The chairmen of the various committees
were Kay Hannon fstage managerj, Carol Snow
Qcostumesj and Ann Kitfield fticket comrnitteej.
Miss O'I.eary, Mrs. Oliver, and Miss Morrison acted
as. advisors over all the committees. The performance
was Outstanding in every way.
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First row - loan Peterson, Larry Soulhwick, Ianice Smith, lack McNary, Donald LeBlanc, Natalie
Second row - Donald Webster, Richard Coan, William Massidda, Earl Barnard, Robert Amero, Mr.
THE STUDENT COUNCIL
The members of the Student Council are chosen
by the members of each home room and serve as the
students' representatives. jack McNary was presi-
dent, Larry Southwick, vice-president, Janice Smith,
secretary, and Donald LeBlanc, treasurer. Other mem-
bers were: William Massidda, Earl Barnard, Donald
Webster, Richard Coan, Nathalie Brown, Ioan Peter-
son and Robert Amero. Mr. Parker was the Faculty
The Student Council has been a representative
organization which has worked with the teachers to
promote student government. The Student Council
has directed the assemblies. This year it held a foot-
ball dance together with the Boosters' Clubg it has
put out a Swampscott High School Handbook for
incoming students. The purposes of the council are
to promote the participation of students in school
government, to encourage support of all forms of
school activity, and to develop high standards of
citizenship and scholarship through student coopera-
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First row flelt to rightl - Dean MacArthur, Robert Webster, Norman Iepslcy, Mike Stien, Frank
Ring, Floyd Webster, lack McNary, Danny Farber, Albert Gagne, Knox Robins, Robert Bone-
Second row. Cleft to rightj - Robert Kralt. Sherman Rawding, William Massidda, Neil Iohnson,
George Balthazar, Iohn McCathern, David Gordon, Gordon Robinson. Phil Regan, Robert
Bean Alan McArthur, lack Wall. f
Third row - Ionas Chaves, Iohn Broccio, George McDermott, Carl Ward, Nelson Kennedy, Iohn
Cordero. Donald Richards. Iohn Carden, Frank Roach, George Holt, Erland Townsend, Frank
Stowell, Leonard Bloomberg.
Fourth row - Dean McKennon, Kennth Whiting, Tom Sellman, Robert Collins, Robert Walker, Law-
rence Southwick, Tom Cooke, Rocco Losano, Charles McCarthy, Harvey Leventhal, Robert Sven-
son, Charles Howard.
Lettermen: George Balthazar, Robert Bean, Robert
4 Bone-fant, Howard Dennis, Daniel Farber, David
Gordon, George Holt, Norman jepsky, Neil johnson,
William Massidda, Alan McArthur, Dean McArthur
fManagerj, john McCathern, George McDermott,
john McNary, joseph Morse, Sherman Rawding,
Philip Regan, Frank Ring fco-Captainj, Knox Rob-
ins, Gordon Robinson, Michael Stien, john Wall,
Goodell and Bumpus
GARDEN SUPPLIES - HARDWARE
PAINTS Floyd Webster fco-Captainj, Robert Webster.
EURNACE PIPE AND GLASS GAMES AND SCORES
Swampscott 24 Winchester
Swampscott Reading ......
Lynn 3-8325 179 Lewis St. Swampscott Gloucester ..
Swampscott Amesbury ..
4 Swampscott Danvers .......
Swampscott Saugus ........
Swampscott Marblehead .
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First row Cleft to rightl - lack McNary, Robert Boneiant, Iack Wall Fred Cooney Gordon Robmson
Don LeBlanc, Danny Parker.
Second row - Robert Walker, Ralph Davis, Richard Dermody, Sonny Peters Floyd Webster Ken
Sewall, Robert Webster, Gordon Clapp.
Third row - Robert Bean, Kenneth Prideaux, Frank Stowell, Richard Whxtmarsh Don Webster David
Gordon, Earl Barnard, Kenneth Whiting.
ald LeBlanc john McNary Gordon Robrnson Ken
Lettermen: Earl Barnard, Robert Bonefzmt, Gordon neth Sewall, john W1ll Floyd Webster Robert Web
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GAMES AND SCORES
23 Marblehead .
30 Danvers ......
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i BASEBALL TEAM ' A
Front row, left to right - Iohn Heath, hatboy: David Sewall, Gordon Robinson, Frank Ring, Kenneth
Sewall, Richard Coraine, Iohn McNary.
Second row - Alan Shactman, Iohn Wall, Donald IQeBlanc, Iohn McCathem, Iohn Cordero, Robert
Third row - Kenneth Prideaux, Asst. Mgr.: Donald Webster, Iames Quealy, George Gainley, Gordon
Clapp, Alex Kurpes, Kenneth Whiting, Asst. Mgr.
Fourth row - Charles McCarthy, Patsy Tretola.
The Swampscott High baseball team got off to
an auspicious start in the 1948 season by winning
both of their exhibition games. They won over the
Legion 3-2, and repelled St. Mary's in a hard fought
On April 27th, Newburyport invaded Sculpinville
for the opening game of the Northeastern Confer-
ence. If ever there was a surprised group of boys,
it was the Ioppas as they packed their bats and left
for home. All Newburyport could do against the of-
ferings of Swampscott's ace pitcher, jack Wzill, was
get two bingles while Jack fanned 20. Meanwhile,
the big bats of the S. H. S. boomed out a decisive
8-0 victory over the Newburyporters. Captain Ken
Sewall and Gordon Clapp led the Sculpin offensive,
each getting a single and a triple, Coraine also
rapped out two singles.
This years team is composed of many veterans,
such as Sewall, Ring, Coraine, McNary, Wall, Bone-
fant and Dave Sewall, plus such standout juniors
and Sohpomores as Gainley, LeBlanc, Robinson, Mc-
Cathern, Kurpes and Clapp.
Unfortunately, due to an injured ankle, "Doc
Ring hasn't been able to play the brand of ball that
he played in previous years, but the work of Clapp
and Gainley is more than offsetting this. The pitch-
ing staff is headed by jack Wall, who is ably sup-
portedlby Bonefant, McCathern, Robinson, Dave
Sewall and newcomer Clapp.
As this goes to press, Swampscott High has played
and won their hrst two conference games and with
this good start and the around excellence of the
team, it is the concensus of opinion that Coach
Jordan has championship material and everyone is
anticipating a successful season.
1948 Baseball 36116117116
Swampscott 8-Newburyport 0
Swampscott 9-Amesbury 8
Swampscott 15-Danvers 2
Swampscott 4-Marblehead 5
Swampscott 7-Wintlurop O
Swampscott -Gov. Dummer
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Front row Cleft to rightl - Conch Ray Funchion. Alan Shcrctmun. Phil Regan, Robert Collins, Ioe
Ryan, Richard Cocm.
Second row - Iohn Carden. Charles McCarthy, Norman Iepsky, Michael Stien, Edward Curry, Iohn
HOCKEY TEAM Allan Shactman, Dave Sewall, Edward Curry and
Under the leadership of Raymond Funchion from George Gainley.
St. john's, Danvers, Swampscott High School was THE RECORD
entered for the second year in the North Shore hockey Swampscott '-" -.--',- 1 Central Catholic ',,,..---, 3
tulayli lgnnges were played at the Jersey street rink Swampscott 2 Beverly 1
In M 'meal' Swampscott ..... ...,.. 1 Marblehead ........... .... 3
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l:ns, goali-eg Charles McCarthy, jack Nles, Richard Wqmpsco 3 JO ns anvers
Coan, were the linemeng Phil Regan, Norman Jepsky Swampscott ""' """ 1 Revere """"" """"""' 4
were the regular defensemen. Reserves were Mike SWamP5C0f5f --4-- ------ 2 Sa'-lgus ------- ---- 5
Stien, Doc Ring, joe Ryan, Tom Cook, john Carden, Swampscott ...., ...... 2 Gloucester .... ....... 3
60 The Sea Girl!
Front row. Kleit to rightj - Richard Coan. Iohn Nies, Frank Ring.
Back row - Sumner Hovey, Paul McCarran. Frank Trask, Alan Block.
The golf team was led by Capt. john Nies, junior
amateur champion of Massachusetts. jack set the
pace in the opening match by carding a 79. Ably as-
sisting jack in taking our opponents were Richard
Coan, Sumner Hovey, Frank Ring, Edward Curry,
Alan Block, Frank Trask, and Vincent DiLisio. The
boys played fourteen league matches and an exhi-
'bition with Andover Academy at Andover.
The Searoffs Srberlzlle
Swampscott 6 16 -Salem 2 W
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Front row - Betty Foley, Assistant Manager, Lois Miller, Barbara Easterbrooks, Dorothy Bump,
Ioan Hall, Marcia Brown, Ann Kitiield, Marion Dudley. Captain, Betty Smith, Ianice Newcomb,
Ann Linares, Ruth French, Phyllis Moran, Manager.
Second row - Miss Boynton, Mary Gannon, Helen McCarthy, Ann Elmholm, Connie Laxton, Con-
nie McGinn, Suzan Davis, Betty lane Anderson, Sally Lewis, Maureen McCarthy, Virginia
Third row - Ioanne Ashby, lean Lee, Martha Haskell, Sally Sexton, Margaret Hake, Marilyn Clark,
Shelia Kearney, Sally Bartlett, Iudy Morse, Nancy Williams.
GIRLS' FIELD HOCKEY
Danvers at Swampscott, 1-1.
Betty Smith made the lone goal.
Swampscott at Stoneham, O-2.
This was the first defeat.
Topsfield at Swampscott, 1-0.
Nancy Williams made the winning shot.
Swampscott at Beaver Country Day School.
Swampscott played the Windsor School and lost by
a score of 2-O.
Stoneham at Swampscott, O-O.
Swampscott, however, thoroughly outplayed Stone-
Swampscott at Danvers, 0-1.
The second team won with a 1-0 score.
Marblehead at Swampscott, 2-0.
Marilyn Clark and Nancy Williams made the goals.
GIRLS, HOCKEY LETTERS
62 The Sen Gull
Front row - Natalie Brown. Iody Davenport, Ioan Peterson. Betty lane Anderson. Nancy Smith,
Billie Iean Wright. Ioan Ledbury, loan Hall.
Second row - Lois Waite, Patricia Witter. lean Sharp, Connie McGinn. Iean Lee, Helen McCarthy.
Sally Sexton, Flora Boynton McLeam, Coach.
Third row - Phyllis Moran, Manager, Zelda Leopold. Ianice Smith, Margaret Burk. Marcia Brown.
Dorothy Bump. Nancy Wamock, Nathalie Dahlquist, Ruth French.
Fourth row - Barbara Easterbrooks. Faith Hurwitz. Marilyn Clark, Marion Dudley. Betty Smith,
Fay Rhodes. Iudy Morse, Ann Kitiield, Nancy Williams.
The girls' basketball team of '48 really deserves
a cheer this year as they came through winning the
title of the "North Shore Feminine Championship"
with seven wins and one defeat.
The schedule was a difficult one to tackle yet the
girls came through with Barbara Easterbrooks as
high scorer with 59 points to her credit, while Betty
Smith tossed in 49 points and Nancy Williams came
through with 47 points. Marilyn Clark tallied 33
The varsity guards rate special congratulations for
their splendid court work. Faith Herwitz proved her-
self to be one of the most valuable players on the
squad and she was Well assisted by Fay Rhodes,
Marion Dudley and Ann Kitlield.
The only loss that the "Floradora girls" suffered
was to Marblehead but the 'Headers had previously
fallen to our maidens and to Winthrop, thus S. H. S.
came through victoriously.
The season was one to remember and those who
shall never forget it are the seniors of '48.
Best of luck to the girls' basketball squad of 1949
and here's hoping you keep up the good reputation
of former years.
We, the basketball team of '48, wish to express
our appreciation to Coach Flora McLearn for her
careful and excellent guidance and all she has done
to give the girls a top ranking basketball and hockey
Swampscott 26-Winthrop 21
Swampscott 4-5-Beverly 15
Swampscott 19-Marblehead 11
Swampscott 22-Beverly 15
Swampscott 12-W'inchester 8
Swampscott 9-Marblehead 17
Swampscott 16-Malden 15
Swampscott 27-Winthrop 26
GIRLS' BASKETBALL LETTERS
Nancy Williams Ann Kitlield
Betty Smith Faith Herwitz
Barbara Easterbrooks Fay Rhodes
Marilyn Clark Marcia Brown
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HUMPHREY STREET, SWAMTPSCOTT, MASS.
Corner Millett Road
Beach Bluff Food Shop
DELICATESSEN . . . BAKERY PRODUCTS
256 Humphrey Street BEACH BLUFF
DAVID M. KOTELL, Prop.
Automotive Dist., Inc.
115 Central Avenue
Burrill Street Garage, Inc.
USED CAR DEALER
Complete Repair Service
145 Burrill Street, SWAMPSCOTT, MASS.
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Kleinman
Essex O11 Company, Inc.
197 Essex Street-638 Humphrey Street
FARQUHAR and BLACK
INSURANCE and REAL ESTATE
18 Central Avenue
ERVIN F. HILL
REAL ESTATE and INSURANCE
McCarthy Motors, Inc.
195 Broad Street
Central National Bank Building LYNN, MASS-
7 Willow Street, LYNN, MASS. LINCOLN MERCURY
LYnn 3-2121 LYnn 5-5700
The Sea Gzzll
BroWn's Food Shop
208 Humphrey Street
Restaurant and Soda Bar
Compliments of the
S- H. S.
J ERRY'S INC.
48 Munroe Street, LYNN, MASS.
THE F!-HIM STIIHE
POULTRY . . . EGGS
FRUITS . . . VEGETABLES
402 HUMPHREY STREET
Telephone LYnn 5-9568
46 CENTRAL SQUARE Phone LYnn 2-3750
The Sea Gull
For the Modern Youth
AT REASONABLE PRICES
DIAMOND MERCHANT and JEWELER
Union, corner Buffuni Street LYNN
LUTHER WITHAM, INC.
Telephones LYnn 2-5581, 2-5582, 2-5585
441 CHATHAM STREET
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Donovan 8z Brady
WHEN ORDERING ICE CREAM
"Ice Cream of llae Bellfer Kind"
FOR THE BEST IN PRINTING
Jackson 8z Phillips, Inc.
2 ,LARGE PRINTING PLANTS 2
47 MULBERRY STREET
PLANT NO. 2-545 WASHINGTON STREET
Complete UNION Shops
as low as
W. E. CARTER
7 CENTRAL SQUARE, LYNN
BOSTON FEDERAL SAVINGS
REAL ESTATE INSURANCE! MORTGAGES
Arthur Bartram 8z Son
31 Exchange Street
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Mascott LYNN- MASS'
C, ARTHUR BARTRAM Tel. LYnn 2-8235
Tbe Sea Gull
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