Turners Falls High School - Peske Tuk Yearbook (Turners Falls, MA)
- Class of 1955
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The Class of 1955 salutes you, Mr. Arthur E. Burke, our superintendent. It is an old
adage that enthusiasm begets enthusiasm and if it is true as has been said that the graduates
of the Turners Falls High School exemplify to the fullest extent that intangible known as
school spirit, it is due in no small measure to men like you who have given much to the
cause of youth and education. We, the newest members of the Turners Falls Alumni
Association, offer you our heartfelt gratitude.
MR. ARTHUR E. BURKE
Before the word came the unuttered thought, before the work, the dream, and behind
every noble impulse has been the man.
Because you, Mr. Wrightson, have been, in turn, that thought, that dream, that man
who held us together when much was hard, who pointed the way when the light was dim,
because you made us believe that we could and would win, we call you today and for all
our days - sincere, good friend.
MR. GEORGE F. WRIGHTSGN
MISS EVELYN LINDSAY
For your understanding and wise guidance, for the
splendid principles so much a part of you, which in turn
have become ours through aspiration and inspiration, for
your deep-rooted integrity and loyalty to our cause we
thank you, Miss Lindsay. Believe us, so very grateful.
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MISS MARGARET CREAN
The duties of a class advisor may often prove tedious.
There are the endless details to be seen to, the decisions to
be made and the conferences on every major event to be
arranged for. You, Miss Crean, did all of this good-natur-
edly and even graciously. In this, the record of our little
life at the Turners Falls High School, we wish to acknow
ledge our debt to you and to offer our sincerest thanks.
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These gentlemen of the science department, Mr.
Galvin and Mr. Putnam are here observed earnestly
scrutinizing a rare specimen.
Miss Teed, Mr. Oakes, Mr.
Taylor and Mr. Connelly, our
English teachers, proponents
of the full life through the
study of the best in literature
and in speech have whole-
heartedly thrown themselves
into the teaching of their sub-
In our language department, Miss Clark and Miss
Porter employ audio and visual aids as well as the
standard methods of teaching languages.
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jector is used as part of their visual aid program.
Our mathematics instructors, Miss Lindsay, and
Mr, Bourdeau have taught us not only the fundamen-
tals of mathematics, but how to think clearly, method-
ically, and rationally. Through their efforts our stu-
dents are prepared for any walk of life.
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MANUAL TRAINING DEPARTMENT
Mr. Pike, in his usual shop attire, is seen exam-
ining the work of one of his students.
LIBRARY SCIENCE DEPARTMENT
In the newly organized Library Science classes,
Miss Mcllillicuddy teaches the proper use of the li-
brary and inspires students to pursue a cultivated
road through more intensive reading.
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Miss DesOrmeaux, ever-patient, ever helpful, in-
stills in her pupils a love of art and in addition inspires
them to develop their latent artistic talents.
Our music supervisors, Miss
Argy and Mr. Weiner are
often seen discussing, as they
are here, various phases of
our musical organizations.
Through their efforts our band
and glee clubs have become
well known for their excel-
We are very proud of our Commercial Depart-
ment. Not only do we boast of our up-to-date equip-
ment, but also of our truly capable teachers, Miss
Little, Miss Witliington and Miss Crean.
Our three athletic directors, Mr. Sullivan, Mrs.
Reidy and Mr. Putnam, stand in admiration, in front
of the trophy case - symbol of past glory, and serv-
ing as an inspiration to oncoming teams.
Under the guidance of Miss
Reum, the girls in the Home Eco-
nomics Department learn sewing,
cooking, and other household
arts which will be of immeasur-
able value to them in later life.
DRIVER EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
Mr. Fugere, is seen standing beside the new driver-
education car, while one of his students exhibits the
"on the road training" part of his course.
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Our maintenance men, Mr. Puhala and Mr. Courte-
manche, are caught here in an inspirational moment.
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In the cafeteria, Mrs. Ahrweiler, Mrs. Galvin and
Mrs. Dilorenz provide well balanced meals for both
the high school and grammar school.
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JAMES ROBERT PEASE
Ie that if thy friend indeed
a will help thee in thy need."
"Jacques", our Vice-Presi-
nt, was in the field of sports
ing on the football, baseball,
d ski teams for three years
d he participated in intra-
ural basketball. Besides
orts, "Jacques" also be-
nged to the History Club,
f" Club, and French Club,
which he was Vice-President
s junior year. He was an
her for the Sophomore So-
ll and Junior Prom, and
lrtrayed the part of Mr.
rady in "A Portrait of Nel-
n Holiday, Jr." For the big
oduction of the senior year,
'ather of the Bride", he lent
s invaluable assistance as
MARY ANN ROBERT
'A merry heart maketh a
Mary Ann, our efficient
asurer, has proved herself
great value to the class.
: was a loyal member of
Glee Club for three years
I became secretary this year.
addition, she was an agile
nbler for one year, in the
story Club, a pleasant ofhce
l, and on the decorating
nmittee for the Sophomore'
:ial. Mary Ann was a Prize
:aker, stage manager for the
lumbus Day play, on the
rtop and Yearbook Staffs,
l on the make-up commit-
for our senior play "Fa-
er of the Bride." She was
o honored by membership
the Pro Merito Society and
climax these many and var-
! activities she was chosen
'. A. R." Representative.
"The hill: of manhood wear
a noble face."
"Junie" released his ener-
getic nature in the field of
sports, displaying his talents in
basketball and baseball for
four years, football for three
years and track for one year.
He was the President of the
Class of "SS", the Secretary
of the History Club, compe-
tent member of the Netop
Staff, and a qualified member
of the "T" Club. Junie was
also an alternate Prize Speaker
and appeared in the play, "A
Portrait of Nelson Holiday,
Jr." In addition, he contrib-
uted to the success of our se-
nior play, "Father of the
Bride", by his energetic parti-
cipation in the ticket com-
mittee's sales campaign.
"I newer met a man I didn't
"Connie", our class Secre-
tary, held the important posi-
tion of Co-editor of the Netop
and Yearbook during her se-
nior year. Gifted with a vari-
ety of musical talents, she
played in the band and or-
chestra for four years, was a
member of the Girls' Glee
Club and in the Swingsters for
two years and accompanist for
the Boys' Glee Club. She was
also a Tumbler and an alter-
nate for Junior Prize Speak-
ing. She played the part of
Jeannie in "Time Out for Gin-
ger", the Columbus Day Play,
and "Peggy" in "Father of the
Bride". A member of many
clubs, she was elected Secre-
tary of the Camera Club in her
"Graciou:, Willing and Kind
I: Ianet with an ever-thinking
Our class historian and
Girls' State representative play-
ed in the band for four years,
orchestra for three years, and
in All State Band. Janet, a
Pro Metito, was a Junior
Prize Speaker and was on the
Netop and Yearbook Staffs.
Her acting ability was further
demonstrated when she so ably
portrayed "Kay Banks" in our
Senior Play, "Father of the
Bride." Her various activities
also included four years of
Art Club, three years in the
Camera Club, and three years
in the Glee Club.
FRED EDWIN ALDRICH "Ollie"
"He ir as full of velour ar of kindne.u."
We keep reminding "Ollie" that good things come in small packages! "Ollie" has
been quite active in sports, playing football and baseball his first two years, basket-
ball for three years and track his junior year. He was our baseball manager his
first two years and football manager his junior and Senior years. He also took part
in intramurals and was our Senior track manager. Freddie ushered at many of our
dances and belonged to the "T", French, History, and Glee Clubs, being a section
leader his Senior year. He was an alternate junior Prize Speaker and a member of
the Netop and Yearbook Staffs. "Ollie" portrayed "Tommy" in "Time Out for
Ginger", and "Buzz Taylor" in "Father of the Bride." In spite of or perhaps because
of his many activities he managed to maintain a Pro Merito rating.
ELIZABETH ANN BORDEAUX "Betty"
"A thing of beauty if a joy forever."
"Betty's" skillful hand was responsible for her being art editor of the Netop
and Yearbook Staffs. A twirler for two years, she became our outstanding majorette
her Senior year. "Time Out For Ginger", a one-act play, gave us a taste of "Betty's"
acting ability, in her portrayal of "Joan". Her invaluable aid as assistant to our
coach, Miss Teed, during the many long and arduous hours of rehearsing for our
senior play, "Father of the Bride", will always be remembered with gratitude by
all who were connected with the production. "Betty" was a strong member of the
Glee Club and was Treasurer her Senior year. Further demonstrating her artistic
ability, she served on several decorating committees for dances and shows. "Betty"
was one of those brave, back-bending Tumblers for three years. Further interests
found "Betty" active in many other school clubs.
EUGENE L. BORDEAUX "Sonny"
"Afoot and light-hearted, I take to the open road."
"Sonny" played football his freshman year, and baseball and intramural basket-
ball for two years. As electrician, he was responsible for the excellent lighting effects
in our senior play, "Father of the Bride." Aside from this, he ushered at the Fresh-
man Hop and sang in the Boys' Glee Club for two years.
ERNEST LINCOLN BROWN "Spuddy"
"Believe me, every man bar hir Jecretsf'
"Brown's Taxi" will always be pleasantly and happily remembered by the
Netop and Yearbook Staffs, for "Spuddy" with characteristic business acmnen saw
that the school publications not only did not put the class in debt, but that they
actually paid. The biggest thrill of "Spuddy's" high school career came with the
announcement that he was to play the title role in "Father of the Bride". Needless
to say, his performance was superb. He was in the Camera Club for two years -
his senior year honored with the presidency - in the Art Club for two years and
in the History Club. As for the dances, he was on the refreshment committee for
the Sophomore Social, and ushered at the Freshman Hop, and on the decorating
committee and an usher for our junior Prom. "Spuddy" was also a smart-looking
color guard for three years, and ably portrayed "Mr, Wilson" in the play, "Time
Out For Ginger".
CLOVIS BOUCHER, JR. "Billo"
"Patience ir e flattererf'
Clovis, a quiet, unassuming boy, was tied up with his duties at home, and
was therefore unable to participate in many school activities. However, he did
find time to be a member of the decorating committee for junior Prize Speaking
and a ticket collector for the Senior-Freshman Reception.
EILEEN DORIS BURKE
"The gentle mind hy gentle deeds ir known."
Eileen belonged to the Art Club and was Miss DesOrmeaux's eflicient sec-
retary. She also was an active member of the French Club, and in our commercial
department had the important job of Bank Day Cashier. She graciously lent her
support to the ticket committee for the senior play.
JANICE MARIE BYK "Jan"
"Gentle of speech, henefieent of mind."
"jan", with her bright smile, played in the band for four years, and sang in
the Glee Club three years. She was in the Art Club for two years, putting her
talents to good use. She decorated for the "Cabaret", for the Christmas Concert,
and for the Junior Prom. "Jan" was a member of the Home Economics Club, and
the Community Service Club for three years. She was Secretary for Mrs. Dilorenz,
and played Intramural Basketball for two years. "Jan" also served on the ticket
committee for the senior play.
JOSEPH ANTHONY CASTRONOVO "Joe"
"On him and on hir high endeavor,
The light of praise rhall shine forever."
"joe" came to the T.F.H.S. for his senior year from Saint Leonard's, a commercial
high school in Brooklyn, New York. He quickly won a place in our hearts by
wholeheartedly entering into plans for our very first activity, the Freshman Hop,
and it pleased everyone to find he had won the part of "Pete" in our senior play,
"Father of the Bride".
PHYLLIS EILEEN CHOLEVA "Sla"
"Her friend: there are many,
Her foe: - are there any?"
Phyllis, one of the liveliest members of our class, played on the basketball
team and also on the intramural team for four years. She was also a Bank Day
Cashier, secretary to both Mr. Bourdeau and Mr. Pike, and a Pro Merito. "Sla",
in the one-act play, "Time Out For Ginger", portrayed "Ginger" and captured the
hearts of her enthusiastic audience with her hilarious antics. She was a willing
typist for the Netop and Yearbook Staifs, decorated and ushered for several dances
and proved invaluable on the property committee of the senior play.
JOHN COUTURE "Jack"
"Silence ir the gratitude of true afectionf'
"jack" participated in tennis for four years, basketball, football, and track,
two years, and became a member of the "T" Club. He has been an active member
of the Camera Club, Art Club, and History Club, and also ushered at our Freshman
Hop. In "Father of the Bride", our senior play, "Jackie" gave a creditable per-
formance in his interpretation of "Tim's man."
ELAINE REGINA DAVIS
"There ir no wisdom like franknerrf'
Elaine participated in various activities during her four years, playing in the
band for one year and belonging to the Home Economics, Camera and History
Clubs each for one year. She was also a vigorous member of the Glee Club and the
Community Service Club for three years. Elaine also served on "properties" for
our senior play, "Father of the Bride." She tried her luck at basketball for one
year, and also ushered at the Freshman Hop.
EMIL JOSEPH DEMERS "Emo"
"Gay and carefree ar everyone know:
He creater laughter wherever he goeJ."
"Emo" found it necessary to work throughout high school and therefore had
little time for school activities. He did, however, find time to sing with the Boys'
Glee Club his junior and senior year. He served on the ticket committee for the
big production, "Father of the Bride". Because of these contacts he made many
REGINA DAWN DENKIEWICZ
"A Joft armver turneth away wrath."
Regina, a quiet, willing worker, a member of the Community Service Club
for two years, was in the Girls' Glee Club for one year. She was secretary for Miss
Crean in her senior year, and also assisted Mr. Pike as an office girl.
CATHERINE DESAUTELS "Cathy"
"Tall, rtately, and very trim
Our Cathy ir noted for vigor ami vim."
"Cathy", one of out busiest class members, has belonged to a number of organ-
izations, including the Camera Club, Glee Club, Art Club, History Club and Tumb-
lers. She demonstrated her athletic ability by being a member of the basketball
team and playing intramurals in her junior and senior years. Her artistic ability
was shown by the fact that she was selected to serve on the decorating committees
for various dances. "Cathy's" acting talent was early recognized when she so ably
portrayed Nelson's mother in the play, "A Portrait of Nelson Holiday, Jr." Her
histrionic ability was fittingly climaxed in the senior play, "Father of the Bride"
in which she played "Mrs. Banks."
CHARLES HENRY EMERY "Charlie"
"Magnifcent .rpectacle of human happinesd'
"Charlie's" chief characteristic, according to his classmates, is his eternal hap-
piness. He played football his freshman year and was a member of the track team for
two years. He ushered for the Sophomore Social and the Freshman Hop, was in the
Boys' Glee Club for three years and the French Club for one year.
ANNETTE CORINNE EMOND "Frenchy"
"Great thoughtr come from the heart."
Annette played the French horn in both the band and orchestra for three
years. She was one of our capable Bank Day Cashiers and a member of the Corn-
mercial Club. She also served on the refreshment and decorating committees for
the Freshman Hop.
DAVID FARWELL "Dave"
"Hit greatnen not hir littleners, concern: mankind."
"Dave", one of our musically minded classmates, has played in the band four
years, the orchestra four years, and has sung with the Glee Club for three years.
He attended the All State Chorus last year. He was a member of the ski team for
four years, the Rifle Club and track team for one year, intramural basketball and
also served on the ticket committee for our senior play, "Father of the Bride." With
a thrilling performance of Tolstoi's, "The Horse Race", he won second place in
the Junior Prize Speaking Contest. "Dave" belonged to the French Club and was a
member of the Pro Merito Society.
ALICE MARY FUCHS "A1li"
"In quietnerr and in confidence :hall he your strength."
"Alli", a quiet, petite girl, was a member of the Home Economics, Community
Service and History Clubs She was also a tumbler for a year and secretary to Mr.
Galvin her senior year. Alice, for our senior play, "Father of the Bride," worked
unceasingly as a ticket seller. She ushered at Class Day, Graduation, and served on
various dance committees.
ELAINE FERN GAMACHE "Laney"
"Fair and roftly goes far."
Elaine, a petite, dark-haired girl has been a helpful member of the Community
Service Club, the Girls' Glee Club, and the History Club. In the Art Club for
three years, she has shown her potentialities as an artist. "Laney" ushered at the
Senior Social, was on the decoration committee for the Junior Prom, and assisted
with tickets for our production, "Father of the Bride."
BEVERLY PATRICIA GAUDRY "Bev"
"My good will ir great, though the gift is rmallf'
"Bev" has taken an active part in the Glee Club, and the French Club. She
is one of the artists in our class and has three years of Art to her credit. She served
on the ticket committee for our senior play, "Father of the Bride." The Community
Service Club was fortunate to have Beverly to help, but of course she did it with a
willing hand. She was also an usher for the Sophomore Social.
PAUL GMYREK "Speed"
"The reward of a thing well done if to have it done."
"Speed" acquired his nickname and showed his fondness for sports by parti-
cipating in football, basketball and baseball for three years. He was a member of the
History Club and Art Club for one year and sang with the Boys' Glee Club for two.
FREDERICK GRALENSKI "Freddie"
"The pen if the tongue of the mind."
"Freddie", our very quiet and modest classmate, has proven his brilliancy in
his writing. He was a valuable member of the Netop and Yearbook Staffs, a Pro
Merito, Boys' State Representative and a stalwart member of our Track and Bas-
ketball Teams. "Fred", a member of the Art Club for two years, helped to decorate
for the Sophomore Social and belonged to the History Club. In his senior year,
"Fred" was selected by his classmates as Good Government Day Representative.
BEVERLY LOIS GREENE "Bev"
"Next to sympathy, love ir the dioinert passion of the human heart."
"Bev's" spare time has been taken up by outside work, but nevertheless she was
a very active member in the Community Service Club for two years.
NOREEN BEVERLY HALE
"Variety ir the mother of enjoyment."
Noreen was one of those ever smiling ofhce girls for two years. In the Glee
Club for two years, Noreen fulfilled her duties graciously. Much enthusiasm was
displayed by Noreen in clubs such as the Camera Club, Community Service Club,
French Club, History Club, and Home Economics Club. She offered a helpful hand
during four years of girls' intramurals. Noreen served on many decorating commit-
tees and ushered at the Freshman Hop and in her senior year she lent her support
to the ticket committee of the senior play.
CHARLES EUGENE HALL "Charlie"
"A good heart it better than all the head! in the world."
"Charlie's" ever smiling face and cheerful disposition leaves a warm spot in
the heart of every Senior. "Charlie", not involved in much activity, put his whole
heart in whatever he did do. He played basketball for one year and was a member
of the History Club. "Charlie" served on the refreshment committee at the Sopho-
more Social and was truly a "find" as electrician for senior play.
EDWARD CHARLES HOLEWA "Nug"
"Silence if more elegant than wordff'
More the quiet type of person was our Eddie. His spare time he spent working
but found time to participate in some of our activities. He played intramural
basketball, played football two years, and was on the Track team three years.
NANCY ELLEN HOUSMAN "Shorty"
"Infinite richer in a little room."
Nancy was a member of many clubs, including the Art Club, History Club,
Community Service Club, and Home Economics Club. "Shorty" ushered for the
Freshman Hop and also for Graduation and Class Day. She served on the decoration
committee for the junior Prom and was a member of the ticket committee for
senior play. Her scholastic standing won her a top position on the list of Pro Meritos.
ALAN HURLBUT "Punky"
"Be not ignorant of anything in a great matter or a small."
"Punky", an outstanding scholar and athlete, played football for three years,
baseball for four years, and basketball for one year. He was a member of the "T"
Club for three years. In spite of a busy schedule he maintained a high scholastic
standing, and was a member of the History Club. His acting ability was shown in
his portrayal of "Eddie" in "Time Out For Ginger", and as in "Father of
PATRICIA ANN KELLEHER "Pat'
"Full of knowledge, full of fun
A truer friendg there it not one."
"Pat's" friendly ways and infectious good humor made her a friend of everyone.
A member of many clubs, she belonged to the History Club, the Community Service
Club and Girls' Glee Club for two years, the Art Club for four years, and the
Camera Club, of which she was vice-president her senior year, for three years. By her
membership on the costume committee, she contributed to the success of our senior
play, "Father of the Bride." Her artistic ability was put to practical use in her
participation on decorating committees for many dances, and she served as an usher
at the Sophomore Social and Junior Prom. "Pat" was also an industrious business
manager for the Netop and Yearbook.
PHYLLIS JOAN KOCH "Cookie"
"We find in life exactly what we put in it."
"Cookie" was a member of the Girls' Glee Club, Home Economics and Com-
munity Service Club. She played intramural basketball, was a Bank Day Cashier,
secretary to Miss Clark. In addition she was a member of the ticket committee for
our senior play, "Father of the Bride." She also ushered at Junior Prize Speaking
and helped on several committees.
LILLIAN DONNA MARIE KOSCINSKI "Lil"
"Ar free as a leaf in the breeze."
"Lil" has been a capable Bank Day Cashier. She was a willing member of the
Community Service Club for three years, and in the Home Economics and Camera
Clubs for one year. Her enthusiasm and spirit of co-operation was demonstrated
in her whole-hearted support of the ticket committee in our senior play. She also
served refreshments at the Freshman I-Iop.
JANET MARIE KREMSKI "Jan"
"Elegant ar simplicity and warm at eatery."
As well as being Treasurer of the History Club, "Jan" was Bank Day Cashier,
a member of the Commercial Club and secretary to Mr. Sullivan. In addition to
being in the Home Economics Club her Freshman year, she ushered several times
and served on the Sophomore Ring Committee. Janet sang with the Glee Club
for three years and was a member of the Community Service Club. During her
senior year, she was a member of the Netop and Yearbook Staffs and proved to be
a valuable asset to the property committee of the senior play.
BRADLEY LANFAIR "Brad"
"For lair heart ir like the rea
Ever open, brave, and free."
"Brad" showed his prowess on the football field for two years, and harmonized
with the Glee Club for three years. As a stage manager for the senior production,
"Father of the Bride", he was of invaluable assistance. But his noteworthy mon-
ument is his character, the laugh that brought chuckles to the whole classroom and
his sincere efforts to do his best at all times.
NATALIE MARIE LAPINSKI "Nat"
"The more the merrierf'
Natalie, who brings laughter Wherever she goes, was a member of the Art Club
and the Community Service Club for three years. "Nat" enjoyed sports, as her
participation on the basketball and softball teams proved. She was also an usher
at the Sophomore Social. In her last year at our Alma Mater, she served on the
make-up committee for "Father of the Bride."
ELIZABETH ANNE LaROCHE "Betty"
"Grace war in all ber Jtepr, heaven in ber eye,
In every gerzure dignity and love."
"Betty" was Mr. Weiner's secretary, an office girl, a Bank Day Cashier and a
typist for the Netop and Yearbook Stalls. Her Sophorome Year she was on the
ring committee and has served on various dance committees, ushering at the Soph-
omore Social and the junior Prom. "Betty" placed third in our Junior Prize
Speaking and showed her all-aroundness by acting as stage manager for the play,
"Time Out For Ginger." "Betty" ably portrayed the role of "Mrs, Massoula" in our
senior play, "Father of the Bride." Taking active part in the Glee Club for three
years, "Betty" attended All-State Chorus her senior year. Her other musical activities
included band four years and orchestra three.
DOROTHY MARY LaSHIER "Miggie"
"Nothing endurer but penonal qualitierf'
"Miggie", a flaming red-head, was very active musically. She was in the band
four years, orchestra four years, Swingsters three years, and Girls' Glee Club for
two years. "Miggie" was in the French Club, Art Club, and Community Service
Club. The successful sale of tickets for "Father of the Bride," our senior play, was
aided immeasurably by her membership on the ticket committee. She was also
on several dance committees.
DOROTHY LOUISE LETOURNEAU "Dottie"
"She had a voice af will and yet war never loud."
"Dottie" was an active member of the band and orchestra for three years, and
the Swingsters for two years. She served on the refreshment committee for the
Freshman Hop and was a member of the ticket committee for our senior play,
"Father of the Bride." "Dottie" was also one of our competent Bank Day Cashiers.
BRENDAN GAIL LONERGAN "Gail"
"Warm heart, rparkling with fun
She'r Jure to win you before Jhe'r done."
"Gail" came to us in the middle of her junior year from New York. Since that
time she has become active in band and orchestra. She was a member of the French
and History Clubs. "Gail" was a Pro Merito and on the Netop and Yearbook Staffs.
She also ushered at class day and graduation. She still found time to serve on
several dance committees and in her senior year captivated a large audience with
her inimitable interpretation of "Delilah" in "Father of the Bride."
ELIABETH MADELINE LONERGAN
"Silence more musical than any Jong."
"Betty's" chief activity was the band, in which she played the clarinet for
four years. She was also a Tumbler for four years and played Intramural Basketball
in her Sophomore year. She was a member of the Art Club, Community Service
Club, and Home Economics Club. In addition, she served on the ticket committee
for the senior play. On the social side, she ushered at the Freshman Hop.
JEAN EDNA LOWELL "Jeannie"
"A woman of charm ir ar rare ar a man of genius."
"Jeannie," who took the commercial course, was secretary to Miss Reum, and
also a Bank Day Cashier. She belonged to the Home Economics Club, the History
Club, served on the ticket committee for our senior play, "Father of the Bride",
and was on the decorating committee for the Junior Prom.
RICHARD ARTHUR LYMAN "Dick"
"He that bath knowledge :paretb bi: wordrf'
"Dick" is one of our quieter boys, but he is well liked by everyone. He was one
of the outstanding members of the ski team and he contributed much to the foot-
ball team. "Dick" also was a capable stage manager for our senior play, "Father of
the Bride" He was on the decorating committee for the junior Prom and also
decorated and ushered for the Sophomore Social. During his last year, he was an
active member of the History Club.
DOROTHY ELAINE MARLOWE "Dottie"
"A joke often settler things better than acrimonyf'
"Dottie" played basketball for two years and was a Tumbler for three. She
was a Bank Day Cashier and ushered for the Freshman Hop. As a member of the
property committee for our senior play, "Father of the Bride', she worked will-
ingly in the gathering of props which contributed in no small measure to the
success of the senior production. "Dottie" participated in the Camera, History and
Home Economics Clubs. She was in the Glee Club for three years and became a
section leader in her senior year.
PATRICIA MAY MESIC "Pat"
"Honerty giver wing: to Jtrengtbf'
"Pat" was a member of the Home Economics and Community Service Clubs.
She was also on the decorating committees her Sophomore year and she did an ad-
mirable job as a member of the make-up committee for the senior play, "Father
of the Bride."
KENNETH JAMES MINER "Ken"
"Your role contribution is that of yourrelff'
"Ken" is exceptionally sports-minded, having displayed his good sportsman-
ship by playing four years of baseball, basketball and football. He was elected
captain of the football team his senior year and was on the track team for three
years. "Kenney" was in the "T" Club and History Club and ushered at his junior
Prom. He blended his voice with the Glee Club for three years and did his bit in
the selling of tickets for the senior play.
CAROLINE SHIRLEY MITZKOVITZ "Mitch"
"Her heart ir like a .ringing bird."
Caroline has been rather active during her four years, displaying her ability as
a Bank Day Cashier, secretary to Mr. Connelly, a member of the Netop and Year:
book Staffs and chairman of the ushers at the Junior Prom, and has played intra-
mural basketball, lending a helpful hand to the basketball team her senior year.
"Mitch" also found time to be in the Girls' Glee Club, a section leader her senior
year, Home Economics, Community Service, History, and Commercial Clubs. She
played the part of "Jennifer" in "A Portrait of Nelson Holiday, Jr." and of "Mrs.
Pulitzki", the loquacious dressmaker, in our senior production, "Father of the Bride".
"Mitch", one of our snappy twirlers, was appointed captain her senior year. To top
all these activities she is a Pro Merito.
MARION LEDA MARIE MORIN
"Good manner: and raft wordr have brought many a dijicult thing to pau."
Marion belonged to the Glee Club for two years, Home Economics Club and
History Club for one year. In addition to being on the refreshment committee for
the Freshman Hop, she ushered at graduation and class day, and lent her able sup-
port to the property committee for the senior play. Marion was secretary to Mr.
Taylor, a Bank Day Cashier and she took part in the Community Service Club.
CLAIRE THERESE PAULIN "Claire"
"For manner: are not idle, but the fruit,
Of loyal nature and of noble mind."
"Claire" was one of our very conscientious students and because of this she
attained a place in the Pro Merito Society. But still "Claire" found time to be in the
Home Economics and French Clubs, the band and the Girls' Glee Club. She did
an excellent piece of work as business manager for our senior play, "Father of the
Bride." She was a Bank Day Cashier and secretary to Mr. Oakes. In the athletic
field, "Claire" put in three years of animated basketball playing and also played
intramural sports. She was in the Community Service Club and decorated and
ushered for various dances.
DUANE DOROTHY PAULIN
"The eye: ray the .tame in any language."
During her freshman year Duane was a member of the Home Economics Club.
She also belonged to the French Club two years and the Community Service Club
a year. Her other activities consisted of being a librarian for three years and
ushering at the Freshman Hop. Duane displayed her secretarial capabilities by
being a Bank Day Cashier and secretary to Miss Porter. She also served on the
ticket committee for senior play.
ELIZABETH MAY PAULIN "Betty"
"Nothing is impouihle to a willing heart."
"Betty's" four years at T.F.H.S. have been full of activity. She was a twirler
for three years, becoming a Lieutenant her senior year. She was a member for one
year of the French Club and the History Club. For three years she was a member
of the Community Service Club. "Betty" was a capable Bank Day Cashier for two
years and was secretary to Miss McGi11icuddy her senior year. She was on the dec-
orating committee for our Junior Prom and also ushered at the Freshman Hop.
In her senior year, she served on the make-up committee for "Father of the Bride".
"He who it willing to work findt it hard to wait."
Philip played football one year and was on the ski team two years, thus show-
ing his interests athletically. He also was a member of the History Club one year
and of the French Club two years. Phil sang with the Boys' Glee Club two years.
rounding out his activities by serving on the ticket committee for senior play.
JAMES DONALD PELLETIER
"Let every man look before he leapt."
"Jim" was a member of the football squad his freshman year. He was an
usher and on the decorating committee for both the Sophomore Social and Junior
Prize Speaking. His senior year he became a member of the Boys' Glee Club and
History Club, and was especially helpful as a stage manager for "Father of the Bride".
He also joined the track team and the ski team, besides playing intramural basketball.
JOYCE ESTELLE PERVERE "Joyce"
"She'r quiet, precite and oh, to neat, and there't load: of fun underneath."
"Joyce" added many harmonious notes to the Glee Club for three years. She
played girls' basketball in her freshman and junior years and this year was a mem-
ber of the ticket committee for our senior play, "Father of the Bride". She ushered
at the Sophomore Social and belonged to the Community Service Club for four
years. "Joyce's" quiet manner is pleasing to everyone.
MARILYN MARIE PETRIN "Pete"
"Your life .rhall never lack a friend."
"Pete" has been a star guard on our basketball team for four years, has played
girls' intramurals for three and was a tumbler her sophomore year. Dramatically,
she was an alternate Prize Speaker and ably portrayed "Liz", the maid, in the Col-
umbus Day play. Active in the Community Service and Camera Clubs, "Pete" was
elected secretary of the latter and belonged to the History Club her senior year.
In addition to this, she has been a dependable member of the Netop and Yearbook
Staffs, and served on the costume committee of the senior play and moreover at-
tained a Pro Merito rating.
WILLIAM A. PIOTROWSKI "Red"
"I am fearfully and wonderfully made."
For five years "Red's" familiar figure has taken part in various activities at
Turners High. Every year he played baseball, was outstanding in football and in
basketball, being captain of the 1955 basketball team, besides being a member of
the track team for two years. "Red" was a member of our Netop and Yearbook
Staff his senior year, and also portrayed "Burns" in the one-act play "A Portrait
of Nelson Holiday, Jr."
JOHN PAUL PLAZA "Johnnie"
"We have been friend: together in runrhine and in shade."
John has made quite a name for himself dramatically speaking at the Turners
Falls High School. He was awarded first prize in Junior Prize Speaking and played
one of the leading roles in the Columbus Day play, "Time Out For Ginger". His
outstanding job was, dramatically speaking, the interpretation of "Ben Banks" in
our senior play, "Father of the Bride". He played basketball for three years and
intramural basketball for one year. "Johnnie" was a member of the Netop and
Yearbook Staffs and ushered for the Sophomore Social and for the Junior Prom.
John was a member of the high stepping Color Guard for three years.
JAMES F. POWERS "Jimmy"
"And now the matchlerr deedir achieved, determined, dared, and done."
"Jimmy" one of those indefatigable people, was a diligent co-editor of the
Netop and Yearbook. He showed his acting ability in his portrayals of "Peter"
in "The Birds' Christmas Carol", and again as "Nelson" in "A Portrait of Nelson
Holiday, Jr." He was also a Junior Prize Speaker. His inimitable performance of
"Tommy" in the senior play, "Father of the Bride" will long be remembered. In
addition, "Jimmy" has proven an invaluable asset in the weekly radio program spon-
sored by the members of the Netop Staff.
"Jim" has been in the band for four years and has been an enthusiastic member
of the Camera Club, History Club, Rifle Club, Ski Team, and participated in intra-
mural basketball. He also ushered at the Sophomore Social and for the Junior
Prom. He was chosen to go to Boys' State last June, was the worthy recipient of
the Harvard Prize Book Award, and attained a Pro Merito rating for four years.
SHIRLEY GLADYS RAU "Shirl"
"For though with judgement we on things reflect,
Our will determines, not our intellect."
"Shirl" belonged to the Home Economics Club her freshman year, the Com-
munity Service Club her freshman and sophomore years, and the History Club her
senior year. She was on the ticket committee for our senior play, "Father of the
Bride". Shirley showed marked interest in the commercial lield and because of this
was made Miss Lindsay's secretary and was appointed a Bank Day Cashier.
ROBERT ROCK "Rocky"
"Pleasing punishment that women bear."
"Rocky" became a member of out class during his junior year and was wel-
comed by all. An enthusiastic baseball fan, he was a credit to our baseball team
for two years. He also belonged to the History Club and was elected President of
the club his senior year.
RAYMOND SAULNIER "Lob"
"A man of strife and a man of contention."
"Lob's" school activities centered primarily around the sports world. He ex-
hibited his skill and good sportsmanship by playing basketball for four years. "Lob"
played football for two years and was baseball manager his freshman year. He was
an active member of the History Club for two years.
RAYMOND L. SAWIN "Ray"
"An enlightened mind is not hoodwinkedf'
"Ray", a quiet, studious boy, showed his ability by being a Pro Merito. He
belonged to the French Club and ushered at the junior Prom.
CAROL ANN SCOPA "Carol"
"Tall of stature, fair of face
Among our girly the holds her place."
"Carol" blended her sweet soprano voice with the Swingsters for two years and
the Girls' Glee Club for three, being section leader for the Glee Club her senior
year. She portrayed "Miggie" in the play, "A Portrait of Nelson Holiday, Jr." She
was on the decorating committees for the Sophomore Social, the junior Prom, and
the Variety Show. She was in the Home Economics Club and History Club for one
year, and Camera Club, Community Service Club, and Art Club for three years,
being Vice-President of the Art Club her senior year. "Carol" was also an efhcient
business manager for the Netop and Yearbook publications. Her invaluable assis-
tance on the costume committee for our senior play, "Father of the Bride", was
LORRAINE I. SEYMOUR "Rainey"
"Virtue is bold, and goodnerr never fearful."
Lorraine, hailing from Gill, has taken part in the activities of several clubs.
She was in the Girls' Glee Club for three years, in the band for one, and the Art
Club for two. "Rainey" was a member of the ticket committee for our senior play,
"Father of the Bride" and was also a helpful member of the Community Service Club.
JOYCE A. SOPOLLEC "Joyce"
"And lightly war her rlender nore, tip-tilted like the petal of a flower."
"Joyce", with her cheerful smile has been Miss Withington's eflicient secretary
and last year was Mr. Pike's. For two years she played first-rate basketball and was
captain of Freshman intramurals. She belonged to the Art Club and History Club
and the Community Service Club for two years. "Joyce" was also on the refresh-
ment committee for the Sophomore Social and served on the ticket committee for
the senior play.
EDMUN D ARNOT SPENCE "Spencie"
"Eddy ir like the men of old
With the women he if brave and hold."
"Eddy" has been well known for his acting ability. He displayed this talent by
partaking in three one-act plays and in Junior Prize Speaking. His stellar role was
that of "Buckley Dunstan", beloved of Kay Banks in the production, "Father of the
Bride." "Spencie" was fairly active in sports, being on the track team one year, and
the baseball and basketball team two years. He also sang with the Boys' Glee Club
for three years becoming librarian his senior year, and was a member of the Camera
Club and Art Club.
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"A true man hates no one."
Ralph was a worthy member of the Boys' Glee Club and in the Camera Club
for three years. He played football in his freshman and sophomore years, baseball
in his freshman year, was a member of Mr. Connelly's fine ski team his sophomore
and senior year, and played Intramural Basketball. He was also a member of the
History Club and served as a hardworking stage member for our senior play,
"Father of the Bride."
CHARLES CALDWELL STEWART "Charlie"
"He was the sunshine of our souls, and like a flower we lived
and flourished in his light."
The radiant beam of the sports' spotlight shines on "Charlie", never to be for-
gotten for his outstanding performances on the football squad for four years. He
also played baseball one year and was a member of the track team. "Charlie's" por-
trayal of the bespectacled "brain", "Travis Arnold", in the one-act play, "A Portrait
of Nelson Holiday, Jr." will always be remembered. He was a member of the Boys'
Glee Club for three years and was section leader of this organization his senior year.
In between these major activities, "Charlie" took part in such clubs as the History
Club and "T" Club and ushered at the junior Prom.
JAMES E. ST. GERMAIN
"He is 4 great observer, and he looks
Quite through the deeds of men."
"Jim" is always around with a willing hand and a broad smile. He has been
active in football and baseball for three years and has tried his luck at basketball
for one year. He has contributed his tenor voice to the Glee Club for two years,
being section leader while he was a senior. Jimmy was an usher for the Junior
Prom and the Freshman Hop and displayed his acting ability in his portrayal of
"Red" in "Father of the Bride." We're sure we all will remember him for his pleas-
ant manner toward everyone.
SYLVIA ANN STRATTON "Syl"
"The secret of success is constancy of purpose."
"Syl" was one of our lively cheerleaders. She ushered at the Sophomore Social
and the Junior Prom. She was a member of the Girls' Glee Club for three years
and was elected president her senior year. In her junior year, Sylvia won a place on
the coveted Prize Speaking list. The following year she portrayed "Miss Bellamy"
in the senior play, "Father of the Bride". In this same year she gave her enthusi-
astic support to the school publications through the medium of the news department.
PAUL V. SULDA, JR.
"Nothing great wax ever achieved without enthuriamf'
Paul has been an industrious member of our class, participating in basketball
for four years, football three years and baseball two years. He was sports editor for
the Netop and belonged to the "T" Club for two years. Besides being prominent
in sports, Paul found time to attain a Pro Merito rating and joined the French Club
and History Club, becoming Vice-President of the latter his Senior year. In the
same year Paul was an invaluable member of the ticket committee for "Father
of the Bride."
HELEN LILLIAN THOMPSON
"Far away there in the :umhine are my highert a.rpiration.r."
Helen is one of our reliable Commercial girls. She did all of Miss Little's sec-
retarial work and is a dependable Bank Day Cashier. Helen also served on the
ticket committee for our senior play "Father of the Bride." She participated in the
activities of the Home Economics and History Clubs and for three years she rend-
ered her services to the Community Service Club.
HELEN ROSE URGIEL "Holly"
"Honey labour hear: a lovely face."
Helen was a pretty busy girl during her four years of high school. She was in
the band and orchestra for three years and was one of the lucky persons chosen to
participate in the All-State Band, held at Worcester, Massachusetts. Helen was an
alternate for Junior Prize Speaking, was on the Netop and Yearbook Staff and
played "Agnes" in "Time Out For Ginger." In her senior year she graciously gave
of her style acumen to the costume committee. She was in the History, Art, Camera,
Community Service, and Glee Clubs, being section leader in the Glee Club during
her senior year. She was also an office girl for three years and decorated and ushered
for the Junior Prom.
JOAN CAROL WELCOME "Joni"
"Eye: too exprenive to be blue, too lovely to he grey."
"Joni" was an energetic cheerleader for two years, and was appointed captain
her senior year. She played four years of spirited basketball, was captain of the
J.V.'s her junior year, played girls' intramurals, and was a nimble member of the
tumbling team. Joan was on the Netop and Yearbook Staffs, and was a member
of the Pro Merito Society. "Joni's" acting ability was displayed when she played
the part of "Katherine" in the Armistice Day play, and because of her dependa-
bility and all-around helpfulness she was much appreciated by a harassed coach
during the long, arduous rehearsals of "Father of the Bride." In the commercial
department she was a Bank Day Cashier, ofiice girl and secretary to Mrs. Reidy.
"Joni" belonged to the Commercial Club, History Club, Community Service Club,
Home Economic Club and the Glee Club for two years.
JANET CAROLINE WELLER "Jan"
"She if a gallant creature, and complete in mind and future."
"Jan's" energies are extended, primarily, in the various clubs of T.F.H.S. She
was secretary of the Home Economics Club during her freshman year, a member of
the History Club in her senior year. She was in the Art Club for four years and an
industrious member of the Community Service Club her last three years. In pre-
paring for dances, "Jan" proved herself a willing helper, she not only decorated for
the Freshman Hop, the Sophomore Social and the junior Prom, but she also ushered
at the Freshman Hop and served on the ticket committee for senior play. "jan"
also was a bank day Cashier for two years, secretary to Mr. Burke, and a Pro Merito.
MARION LOUISE WELSH
"Her way: are way: of plearantnerr, and ber path: are peace."
Marion was a prominent member of our class. She participated in the activ-
ities of the Art Club, Glee Club, History Club, Community Service Club, Home
Economics Club, and Camera Club. She was in the band for two years, and played
basketball one year. She served as a Bank Day Cashier and acted as secretary for
Mr. Putnam during her senior year and during the same year, lent her enthusiastic
support to the property committee of the senior play. Marion also ushered at var-
ious school activities and dances. She was Chairman of the Christmas Play C1953D
and played the part of "Miss WakeHeld" in the play, "A Portrait of Nelson Holiday,
jr." In addition, she was a Pro Merito.
MICHAEL JOHN WHITEMAN "Mickey"
"Our Mike ir tall and rhy
Bat there never war a nicer guy."
A shy boy, with a heart of gold, is "Mickey", a member of our small world.
Since outside work keeps him well occupied, "Mickey" has had little time to parti-
cipate in school activities. "Mickey" did play excellent football and baseball for
two years. He was also an active member of the French Club.
PATRICIA WOJTASIEWICZ "Pat"
"A :mile that glowed celestial rorey-red."
"Pat" was a member of the Girls' Glee Club for three years. She also ushered
at the Freshman Hop this year and was a capable Bank Day Cashier for a year. In
addition "Pat" served on the ticket committee for our Senior Play, "Father of the
Bride." She will be remembered for her quiet nature and pleasing smile.
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Because he attended Turners Falls
only in his senior year, "jack" was
not able to engage in extra-curri-
cular activities. He did manage to
obtain a place on the ticket com-
mittee for the Senior Play "Father
of the Bride" and we appreciated his
splendid attitude and whole-hearted
cooperation of all that was worth-
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"Benny .teen ir never loft."
Nancy was one of our snappiest
twirlers for three years and was cho-
sen Lientenant her senior year. She
took part in the Glee Club for two
years. Nancy contributed to the suc-
cess of our senior play, "Father of
the Bride," by offering her service
to the ticket committee. In addition,
she ushered at the junior Prom and
Variety Show and was on the ring
committee her Soohomore Year.
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Down, down, down, into what seemed a confusing whirlpool, we arrived at T. F. H. S.
as baffled Freshmen. Seeing the Seniors hurrying along the corridors, we knew we must
follow them, so we proudly joined all possible clubs and teams. When june came we
realized we had lost the Seniors. A hopeless and sad class we were, looking up to see
diplomas beyond our reach - forever, if our minds didn't grow to the necessary level.
As Sophomores, we began on the right track by working together on our first very
important event, out Sophomore Social. Our class rings were ordered and we had elected
ofhcers. We chose Larry Conway as our leader, Francis Waryas, Vice President, Connie
Koch, Secretary, Mary Ann Robert, Treasurer, and Janet Kalinowski, Historian. Our
President moved shortly after his election and welcomed into oflice was our Vice President,
We had been having such a good time during our first two years, we almost forgot
for what we were in High School, but as Juniors and upper classmen, we were soon
reminded. Re-elected were the same group with the addition of a new Vice President,
james Pease. Junior Prize Speaking began a new era. We were now to assume full respon-
sibility for the dramatic department. We were on our own. junior Prize Speakers were
John Plaza, Dave Farwell, jimmy Powers, Edmund Spence, Mary Ann Robert, Betty
LaRoche, Sylvia Stratton, and janet Kalinowski. As their contribution to Montague's
Bicentennial Celebration, each contestant was given a first prize winning selection from a
former year. Truly it was a challenge. The winners were john Plaza, with his "Afraid of
the Dark" by William Callahan, David Farwell, with "The Horse Race" by Tolstoi, and
Betty LaRoche, in her inimitable interpretation of "Hungah" by Ruth McKenney. Then,
before we could catch out breath, the junior Prom was here and amid silhouettes and
irridescent pastel streamers and flowers, symbolizing colonial days again in honor of our
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town's 200th Anniversary. We danced the night through as colored spotlights played tag
with flowing, swirling skirts. Yes, this was our Junior year - the year we really began
to be a part of our Alma Mater. We had found it -- our Wonderland!
Thus, we entered our Senior year fully aware of our responsibilities, our hopes, and
our rewards. We gave the new Frosh a royal welcome and, immediately after, rushed into
a mad Hurry of writing radio scripts, newspaper articles, getting our yearbook published,
ordering caps and gowns, exchanging pictures, and right in the midst of all the commo-
tion - Senior Play try-outs! The happy cast of "Father of the Bride" comprised the
following: Ernest Brown and Cathy Desautels as Mr. and Mrs. Banks, Kay and Buckley,
the future bride and groom, janet Kalinowski and Edmund Spence, brothers Ben and
Tommy, John Plaza and Jimmy Powers, with Connie Koch, Fred Aldrich, Gail Lonergan,
Sylvia Stratton, Betty LaRoche, Alan Hurlbut, Caroline Mitzkovitz, jimmy St. Germain,
joe Castronovo, and john Couture. Its success was in no small measure due to Miss Teed
and her assistants Betty Bordeaux and joan Welcome, not forgetting the wonderful back-
stage gang. And, of course, the after-the-performance party was the traditional success!
Graduation came all too soon, and from the moment our diplomas were in our hands
we felt proud, very proud of what we had contributed and what we had gained during
our four short years. But even the bravest of us had tears in his eyes for we were going
through the doors for the last time as students. We were leaving behind our Wonderland,
never again to be a part of its glorious fun and frolic.
And now, as we emerge into the world, we find that the determination, the will to
work and the love for our fellow classmates which we acquired during our stay at Turners
High has become an integral part of usg is now, and forever will be, an inspiration to
We, the Class of 1955, being of no mind whatsoever, sound or unsound, do hereby
bequeath the following items, which we are sure will be of no use to everyone:
Mary Ann Robert leaves Nellie - I mean Miss Nelson - with no one to run errands for
Rocky leaves his capability to go steady with three girls at once to Bobby Rivet.
Betty Bordeaux leaves her seat on the band trips to Sheila Crocker.
Lob Saulnier leaves his excellent conduct in history to Dave Wfentworth.
Charlie Emery leaves his name on the absentee list from force of habit.
Fred Gralenski leaves his modesty to Joey George.
Sla and Joni leave school but they refuse to leave Fournier's.
Spuddy Brown leaves in his taxi, amidst a cloud of dust, smoke, and flying parts.
Charlie Hall leaves his love for polkas to janey Zewinski.
Janet Kalinowski leaves her dolls to someone who can certainly use them, Bobby Newton.
Punky Hurlbut leaves his collegiate clothes to Howie Lindsay.
Speed Gmyrek leaves his punctual arrival at geometry to his brother, David.
"Ollie" leaves his job as time-keeper at basketball games to anybody who can tell time.
Sonny Bordeaux leaves his job to any jerk Csoda jerk, that isj who wants it.
Jack Couture leaves his acting ability to anyone who can remember "Who? -1 Me?"
Paul Sulda leaves his practice of collecting 'girlfriends to Don Maclntyre.
joe Castronovo leaves his telephone book to Bobby Abbott.
Red Piotrowski leaves his calendar in his desk in Room 3 to Pete Saulnier. He took with
him the picture that was on it.
"Mitch" leaves her hay-loft for future senior parties.-
The four Paulins leave their family name to the rest of the clan.
Jim Pease leaves his gas tank empty, as usual.
john Plaza leaves his ability to lift up Connie Koch Cwhich is quite a featl, to any other
boy who is strong enough.
Jimmy Powers leaves a book entitled "How to Play Pididdle" to Dicky Marrineau.
"Pete" leaves her book on "Ten Easy Ways to Catch a Male" to Ricey.
Ray Sawin leaves his cute little sister to the mercy of the males at Turners High.
"Sunshine" Sopollec leaves Mr. Bourdeau under a cloud.
Ed Spence makes like a tree and leaves.
Charlie Stewart leaves his practice of standing on chairs to the Public Speaking Classes
of 1975. Perhaps it will be in style then.
Junie leaves his unfinished volume on "Life in the Patch" to Alan Gallant and john
Bialecki with the hope that they will carry on the saga of the glorious South End.
Connie leaves Ellie Clark to sing her silly songs by herself.
Bradley Lanfair leaves his 42-inch chest to be divided evenly among john Chappell,
Squeaky Holden, Leslie Smith, Bobby Murphy, Donald Savage, Pete Koch, Doug
Starbuck and John Pelis.
Carol Scopa leaves on a wild dash to Greenfield - with Pat Kelleher close on her heels.
Nat Lapinski leaves her seat on the Montague bus to anyone who wakes up in a happy
Betty LaRoche leaves the telephone company S50 a week richer.
Dotty LaShier leaves the path to Ma Lonergan's to Helen Delpha.
Gail Lonergan leaves her Brooklyn accent to da Bowry Boys.
Ken Miner leaves his name on the long list of illustrious football captains.
To Mr. Garrahan the students of Per. 3 history leave a new practice teacher for next year.
Sorry we wore out the old one.
David Farwell leaves his broken skis to Mr. Connelly for use as firewood.
The members of the A. C. C. Club leave to Mr. Oakes a room full of burned-out Hash-bulbs.
The Five Females in Physics class leave a book entitled, "Why Girls Should Take Physics"
to Mr. Galvin.
To the very first president of our class, we leave a gold plated water bucket.
Witnessed by: Signed by:
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Fred Edwin james McGrill
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Mary Ann Robert
james Pelletier Janet Weller
Bradley Lanfaif Jean Loy
Raymond Sawin Betty Pal
Charles Stewart Phyllis Chol
Most Likely To Succeed
Fred Gralenski Gail Loner
Most Pleasing Personality
james Pease Sylvia Strat
Michael Whiteman Joyce Pen
David Farwell Carol Sc
john Plaza Marion W1
Robert Rock Carol So
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The band is a musical organization of which we are very proud. They, as usual,
were featured at all football games, even when it, figuratively speaking, "poured pitch-
forksf' Then there was the Christmas Concert where our student director, janet Kal-
inowski, made her tirst ollicial appearance. They also made a line showing at the music
festivals and at the variety show.
These members of our recently developed orchestra offer their services to the many
musical outlets with double generosity. Beside participating in our regular band, they
have spent extra time playing for junior Prize Speaking, Senior Play, Class Day and
Graduation. This organization is now being promoted more and more by its director,
Mr. XVeiner, lts members include Eleanor Clark, Alice Wfelsh, Barbara Gignac, Geri
Pucci, Betsey Busha, Lorraine Fiske, Marguerite Podlenski, Francis Konsevich, Stanley
Kopec, Elsie Busha. Kearin Thomas, Barbara Paulin, Nancy Humphrey, Carole Nicewicz,
Mary Ellen Rice, Raymond Dubreuil, Roy Slatkovitz, Christine Parenteau, Edith Molon-
goski, and Xvilliam Beves,
As the forerunners of our marching unit, these charm-
ing young ladies became known for their skilled twirling
ability, their original dance-steps and routines, In reminisc-
ing, we pleasantly recall the note of gaiety they added to
many football games with their bright uniforms of varied
colors, The executives, Majorette Betty Bordeaux, Captain
Caroline Mitzkovitz, and Lieutenants Betty Paulin and
Nancy Zimnoski, lent a marshal air to the ranks of the band,
commanding the attention of all its members.
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PRO MERITO SOCIETY
Beaming with joy, these students have sincerely earned their places on the honor
list. Their proud faces are a symbol of four years of diligent study. These are the senior
members of the Pro Merito Society, who averaged a scholastic record of 8559 or better.
Congratulations to: james Powers, Constance Koch, David Farwell, janet Kalinowski,
Caroline Mitzkovitz, Mary Ann Robert, Raymond Sawin, Marion Welsli, james Pease,
janet Weller, Paul Sulda, Fred Aldrich, Nancy I-lousman, Alan Hurlbut, Phyllis Choleva,
Frederick Gralenski, Claire Paulin, Marilyn Petrin, and Gail Lonergan for the time and
effort put forth by you in order to maintain this standing, May this record be indicative
of future success.
THE HISTORY CLUB
One of our most popular and informative organizations is the History Club, led by
Robert Rock, President, Paul Sulda, Vice President, Francis Waryas, Secretaryg and janet
Kremski, Treasurer. Witlm Mr. Garrahan as advisor, the group held numerous debates on
world affairs and viewed film strips and movies on current events.
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These senior Bank Day Cashiers, namely, Eileen Burke, Caroline Mitzkovitz, Lillian
Koscinski, Carol Scopa, Phyllis Choleva, Joan Welcome, Duane Paulin, Claire Paulin,
Elaine Davis, Phyllis Koch, Annette Emond, Janet Kremski, Betty LaRoche, Dotty
Letourneau, Shirley Rau, Helen Thompson, Janet Weller, Marion Morin, Marion Welsh,
Pat Wcmjtasiewicz, Dotty Marlowe and jean Lowell spent part of every Tuesday morning
recording our weekly savings. In their quietly efficient manner, they indicated their
knowledge of good business training, graciously imparted to them by Miss Little.
These eleven students are acting as assistants to Miss McGillicuddy, school librarian.
During the periods when she is teaching library science, they aid those who may need
help in locating material. In addition, they keep the library shelves in order, charge books,
and in general, supervise until the librarian is free to take over. These girls: Pat Kelleher,
Duane Paulin, Annette Emond, Jeanne Momaney, Jane Zewinski, Judith Burnham,
Beverly Stone, Dorothy Wysk, Ann Pervere, Helen Delpha and Mary Maclntyre volunteer
their services and are most helpful.
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The Community Service Club is one of the oldest organizations in the high school.
Many members have lent their willing support to town projects. As its name indicates,
the members are on call for almost any worthwhile undertaking. This club, under the
direction of Miss McGillicuddy, has, for over twelve years, been doing an excellent job
for our community.
HOME ECONOMICS CLUB
Miss Reum and her versatile girls of the Home Economics Club have proved of
invaluable assistance on many and varied occasions.
The full course dinner eagerly anticipated by a famished football squad was the
result of thorough planning and well timed efficiency on the part of these, our Freshman
Again, it is these young lassies who furnish the delicious coffee and hot-dogs to cold
and hungry spectators at our home games.
Indeed, there is scarcely a dance or high school social affair which is not enhanced
by the presence of these young ladies.
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The French Club, which was first started twenty-one years ago, has been a popular
organization in T. F. H. S. It has held its high standards first because one must have a I3
average or better in order to qualify as a member. Meetings include such activities as the
playing of French games, the showing of French movies and, of course, the annual Christ-
mas party. The club boasts a membership of forty-three. Out of these there are eight senior
members, They are: Fred Aldrich, Claire Paulin, James Pease, presidentg Beverly Gaudry,
Philip Paulin, David Farwell, Charles Emery, and Gail Lonergan.
Miss Nelson, the new secretary to Mr. Wrightson, is ably assisted by these ten girls,
who may be seen every day scurrying hither and yon, bearing notices, make-up cards, and
upon occasion, summons to the office. These young ladies aid immeasurably the efficiency
of our office work.
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OUR PRIZE SPEAKERS
As a part of our eontribution to the 200th Anniversary of the Town of Montague,
we dedicated our junior Prize Speaking Program to all the Prize Speakers of the past 39
years. That night of April 50 was a night we will hold close to our hearts forever. Our
eight Prize Speakers were John Plaza, who won first prize with his rendition of "Afraid
of the Dark" by Willizlin E. Callahan, David Farwell, winning second prize with "The
Horse Race" ifrom "Anna Kareninanb by Tolstoig and Elizabeth LaRoche, third, with
her "Hun-gah" written by Ruth McKent1ey. The other outstanding speakers were Mary
Ann Robert, Sylvia Stratton, Edmund Spence, Janet Kalinowski and james Powers. May
the future of our seniors be as successful as was the night our Prize Speakers performed.
NETOP STAFF PRESENTS RADIO PROGRAMS
This year inaugurated the first in what we hope will become an annual series of radio
programs featuring events and ideas from the Turners Falls High School. Sponsored by
Couture Brothers and aided by Station WHAI, the members of the Netop Staff prepared
and presented informative and enjoyable weekly programs. These reporters of the air
waves deserve great credit for the really professional job which they did throughout the
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The atmosphere of make-believe, so
prevalent throughout our stay in Our
Wonderland, was enhanced even further
in the two nights of comedy portraying
the trials and tribulations of "The Father
of the Bride." On opening night, a whis-
pered prayer preceded the opening of the
curtains, and then in a blur of nerve-
tingling, breath-taking action, the play
sped by. The second performance was
identical to the first except that this time
the closing curtains brought the realiza-
tion that the days of rehearsals, sometimes
long, sometimes tiring, but always enjoy-
able, were ended.
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ul as Kay's dressmaker and
aterer, respectively, also add-
d immeasurably to the suc-
ess of "Father of the Bride"
ty the fine acting of Caroline
litzkovitz and Betty l.aRoche,
who portrayed them.
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Calm and unrumed despite
the strenuous pre-marital ac-
tivities, the wedding party
reflect the spirit of love and
happiness prevailing through-
out the play. The Thespians
with leading parts, Ernest
Brown, Catherine Desautels.
janet Kalinowski, and Ed-
mund Spence, as well as the
other cast members, provided
Miss Teed, leader of the
backstage crew as well as the
actors, joins in the jubilation
following a job well done, a
job done even better because
of the assistance of these will-
ing workers. Their work with
the lighting, properties, make-
up, costumes, and other neces-
sities, although not gaining
the spotlight, was received
with sincere appreciation by
all connected with the pro-
"TIME OUT FOR GINGER"
The initial performance of the year, presented at
the Columbus Day Assembly, was "Time Out For
Ginger", a hilarious comedy involving a football mind'
ed tomboy. The members of the cast were Phyllis
Choleva, Helen Urgiel, John Plaza, Betty Bordeaux
Alan Hurlbut, Fred Aldrich, Ernest Brown, Connie
Koch, and Marilyn Perrin.
HCATCHING UP WITH
The Christmas play, "Catching Up Witli Christ-
mas", was performed entirely by the underclassmen.
The story was of a cynical young woman who, much
against her will, became infused with the Yuletide
spirit through the efforts of her family. One amusing
situation after another unfolded before the delighted
audience. Members of the cast were Elinor Wal-
lenius, Kearin Thomas, Geraldine Pucci, Marguerite
Podlenski, Carol Looney, Mona Gendreau, Judith
Burnham, Eleanor Clark, and Barbara Wytnan.
"A PORTRAIT OF
NELSON HOLIDAY, IR."
Second in the series of humor-filled productions
was "A Portrait of Nelson Holiday, jr", an entertain-
ing picture of one day in the life of an extremely
active teen-ager. The many riotous scenes convulsed
the audience at Visitors' Night and at the Armistice
Day assembly. Members of the cast were jimmy
Powers, Cathy Desautels, Francis Wttryzis, Red Piot-
rowski, Charlie Stewart, Caroline Mitzkovitz, ,Ioan
Wfelcome, Carol Scopa, James Pease, and Marion
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The varsity football squad had its most successful season since 1949 as
they finished with a modest 5-4 record. The Indians defeated Orange, Am-
herst, Classical, Drury, and Holyoke Catholic, while defeats were suffered at
the hands of Athol, Adams, Gardner, and Greenfield. Seniors playing their
final season were Captain Ken Miner, Paul Sulda, Punky Hurlbut, jim St. Ger-
main, Jim Pease, junie Waryas, Charlie Stewart, and Red Piotrowski. Coach
Sullivan brought football out of the doldrums with his fast, tricky style of play,
which was carried out by the skill of the players.
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displayed their skill in every game. They played well against county teams, in the
Valley l.CllgllC, and in the tournament at U.M. Senior members are Captain Red
Piotrowski, P11111 Snlda, Francis Wfaryas, Ken Miner and Ray Saulnier.
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THE BASEBALL TEAM
The baseball nine, coached by Mr. Sullivan, was among the finest in the area.
They showed, in every game, their determination to win, as well as the sportsman-
ship characteristic of all Turners teams. Senior members of the 1955 squad are
Alan Hurlbut, Francis Waryas, Paul Sulda, and Bob Rock.
T. F. H. S. The team placed second in the Valley League last season, no mean
THE TENNIS TEAM
Tennis, under the guidance of Mr. Garrahan, has become a major sport at "SA
achievement. We are proud to call to your attention jackie Couture, senior repre- M
sentative on the team.
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THE TUMBLING TEAM
Though the Tumblers, ably directed by Mrs. Reidy, just make two appearances
throughout the year, their efforts and showmanship are thoroughly enjoyed and
appreciated by all. Neither the Variety Show nor the annual Field Day would be
complete without their performances. As do their shimmering uniforms, these girls
shine whenever they appear. The most rewarding part of tumbling is that while
they work, they are having fun.
THE TRACK TEAM
The track team was, as usual, one of the most energetic but least publicized of
sports at Turners High. Under the competent coaching of Mr. Putnam, they parti-
cipated in various dual meets with teams from the surrounding area and showed
their keen competitive spirit and sportsmanship in the Valley League and the annual
Western Massachusetts track meet.
DO YOU REMEMBER?
Junior History period six
Bradley's roaring laughter
"Keep quiet, Cup in room sixteenj
Or you'll have to stay after!!!"
Those typing class frustrations
Had to say we tried
'N Hamlet finally died
The "Hoc-ers' " and the logic club
Made headlines for awhile
Swapping shoes around -
Banned - "Out of style"
"Deacon" breaking windows
He was hard to keep in tab . . .
Scorching fingers on a burner
In the brand new lab
"junie" as our signal caller
The team: Miner led
The signal called to everyone
A lateral to Red.
Those post-rally speakers
As they rose with a grin
"If you're all set behind us,
We're surely gonna win."
Prize speaking tryouts
Sure gave us a scare
Charlie Stewart's speech
Standing on a chair
'N all those Netop meetings
Remember? - You will try,
'N all the rooms and teachers
In our own Turners High . . .
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CARROLl.'S SUPER MARKET
"OUTSTANDING FOR QUALITY FOR OVER 30 YEARS."
DODGE PLYMOUTH H, 5. RUDDOCK
DODGE JOB RATED TRUCKS j 13 W 13 L E R
MONTAGUE GARAGE Diamonds, Watches and Silverware
SCHQQL STREET GREENFIELD, MASS.
MQNTAGUE, MASS' 291 MAIN STREET
, Everett S. Martin Tel. Gfld. PR 2-6067 Tel. PRescott 2-6580
INSURANCE -- SURETY BONDS
12 MAIN STREET MILLERS FALLS, MASS.
PHONE OLdfield 9-3318
5 "Consult Us As You Would Your Doctor And Your Lawyer"
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MILLERS FALLS - OL 9-3327
5 All Major Brand Appliances
HAWLEY PHARMACY, INC.
TURNERS FALLS, MASS. TURNERS FALLS - UN 3-2475
TENNEY FARMS DAIRY
A MILK-CREAM-ICE CREAM
5 Tel. PR 3-5258
338 HIGH ST. Tel. 996
GREENFIELD, MASS. NORTHFIELD, MASS.
Your car demandy the bex!!
, , THE CONE SHOP
5 Drive in to
KEl.lEHER'S suPER ssnvlcz HOME MADE 'CE CREAM 5
ICE CREAM PIES - CAKE ROLL Q
5 For premium quality products - TARTS - S
And competent courteous service
132 THIRD STREET Luncheonette - Fountain Service
9 TURNERS FALLS, MASS. - Magazines .-
Tel. UN 3-4315
Q A F R I E N D
DELUXE BEAUTY SALON CLEARY'S .IEWELERS
JOSEPHINE KROL, Proprietor JEWELRY - GIFTS - CARDS
ALL KINDS OF
Dial UN 5-4651 248 MAIN STREET GREENFIELD
TURNERS FALLS MASSACHUSETTS "Established 1928"
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I DELIVERY Tailor-Made Suits A Specialty
5 CADE'S FLOWER sl-lop ,
Dial UN 3-8461
54 AVENUE A
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"PRICES YOU LIKE TO PAY"
Q PFERSICK BROTHERS
" Family Shoe Store GREENFIELDS LARGEST
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5 Style Shoes for All Occasions for D
Boys and Girls Phone - R 33013
Q "It Payf 10 Walk Down Third Street" 377 MAIN STREET
Q DIAL UN A4675 GREENEIELD MASSACHUSETTS
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LICENSED SANITONE CLEANERS .
"Sanitone is Incomparableu
We service all makes of typewriters
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Wherever you wet your line
Montague wishes you good fishing
and REEL CO.
MONTAGUE CITY MASSACHUSETTS
GAS - OIL - GREASING
RANGE AND FUEL OIL
YOU NEED IT
GEO. STARBUCK 81 SONS, INC. E, M, GULOW 81 COMPANY
Q ES" 1872 INCORPORATED
Quiet May Oil Burner
S Steam, Water and Plumbing Contractors - HARDWARE -'
Sheet Metal Work
Flue Lining, Clay and Orangeburg Pipe
General Kitchen Furnishings
Q TURNERS FALLS MASSACHUSETTS
MILL and ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES
Dial UN 3-4486
TURNERS FALLS MASSACHUSETTS
HAROLD B. ALLEN, INC.
Sales and Service
409 FEDERAL STREET
- PAPER MILL MACHINERY -
Maintenance Work for
Q GREEN F IELD MASSACHUSETTS TURNERS FALLS MASSACHUSETTS
C ongmtulatiom to the
SENIORS OF 1955
L. A. KOHLER CO.
R.C.A., DECCA, COLUMBIA and CAPITOL RECORDS
75 AVENUE A
TURN ERS FALLS
THE FRANKLIN SAVINGS INSTITUTION
WE OPERATE TO SERVE YOU!
Savings Accounts, Life Insurance 8: Real Estate Loans
OVER 120 YEARS OF SERVICE IN THIS COUNTY!
FORBES CAMERA SHOP
DEVELOPING - PRINTING - ENLARGING
350 MAIN STREET
FOR SMOOTH DRIVING
147 SECOND STREET
TURNERS FALLS, MASSACHUSETTS
Bear Wheel Alignment
SUN SCIENTIFIC TUNE UP
FOUNTAIN SERVICE and
Home-Made Ice Cream
Sandwiches and Lunches
SEALTEST ICE CREAM AT
Phone OL 92672 Telephone OL 9-2275
MILLERS FALLS MASSACHUSETTS MILLERS FALLS MASSACHUSETTS
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BEST OF LUCK TO THE CLASS OF 1955
PASTEURIZED MILK and CREAM
5 J. I. CASE TRACTORS
5 TELEPHONE UN 3-2375
HILLSIDE ROAD TURNERS FALLS, MASSACHUSETTS
F. .I . Maloney
. . . ATHLETIC OUTFITTER . . .
Q Opposite Telephone Builclingj
346 DWIGHT STREET SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS
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LYNN and YORK
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3 XS 26 Fourth Street
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X TELEPHONE UN 3-8892
SINCE 1792 FRANKLIN COUNTY'S OWN NEWSPAPER
All The Newx Of
Turner! Fallf and Other Montague Sectiom
"A COMPLETE HOME NEWSPAPER FOR ALL THE FAMILY"
Telephone UN 3-4441 or PR 4-4331
TURNERS FALLS BRANCH 74 FOURTH STREET
Congmtulatiom and Beit Wiyhef 3
to the 1955 GRADUATES
3 TURNERS FALLS HIGH SCHOOL
WHAI - AM + FM
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THE SNACK BAR
CLASS OF '55
GRlBBON'S MUSIC HOUSE
Turneff Lead! the Way - Otlaen Follow
H. A. DORAN
PLUMBING - HEATING
MILLERS FALLS, MASS.
INSURANCE COMPANY INC.
GENERAL INSURANCE - REAL ESTATE
W. l. SALMON
I. KRAMER 81 SONS
SCRAP 8: WASTE MATERIALS
Phone UN 3-2082 76 THIRD ST. Tel. PR 3-5489
225 WELLS STREET
5 TNRNERS FALLS, MASS. GREENFIELD
C omplim ent!
ARCHITECTURAL STONE COMPANY
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Continuing good fortune
as you Travel
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will be Yours always
YOUR DEPENDABLE FRIEND 4-5 -'ed
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ESLEECK MANUFACTURING COMPANY 5
- THIN PAPERS - S
T URN ERS FALLS MASSACHUSETTS
KEITH PAPER CO.
HIGH GRADE PAPERS, BONDS, and LEDGERS
TURNERS FALLS MASSACHUSETTS
When school is over they ,
always find where to go
POPUI-AR MARKET FOURNIER Bnos.
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RED 84 WHITE FOOD STORE R XALL STOR
Always the popular place where a large part
of the students of the school meet every
58 THIRD STREET day for their Sundaes and Ice Cream Sodas.
A great placer to meet.
They have the largest soda
TURNERS FALLS MASSACHUSETTS fountain in town.
Alto the bert candier.
HILLSIDE DAIRY BII.l'S RESTAURANT
MILK PRODUCTS Franklin County's
BIGGEST AND BUSIEST
Tel. Greenfield PR 3-9622 RESTAURANT
99 ELM STREET FEDERAL STREET
GREENFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS GREENFIELD MASSACHUSETTS
CLASS OF 1955
Bert Wirber for the Future Complimenu
VAI.I.EY STUDIO of
5 "Everything Photographic"
TelePh0ne UN 3-2184 JULIUS BLASSBERG, INC.
5 74 AVENUE A
TURNERS FALLS MASSACHUSETTS
Your Television Headquarters DEPENDABLE
in Turners Falls SERVICE 7
JAcKsoN's BONNETTE 5
RADIO - APPLIANCE CUM CO' E971
G. 84 J. BONNETTE, PROP.
86 PROSPECT STREET
Telephone UN 3-2152
"WE SERVICE ALL WE SELL"
60 SECOND STREET
Tel. UN 3-45815
C oal, Range, and Fuel Oils
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QUALITY LUMBER and MILLWORK
FOR OVER SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS
5 DIAL PR 4-4324
YETTER - The Florist
5 QUALITY FLOWERS SINCE 1907 BUY YOUR 5
SCHOOL SUPPLIES 5
5 Phone PR 4-4305
Q MASSACHUSETTS CORNER BOOK STORE
TQI. UN 3-4569
' SERVICE STATION l TE 1 116 AVENUE A
101 THIRD STREET f
TURNERS FALLS . .-- TURNERS FALLS
Range and Fuel Oil MASSACHUSETTS
Telephone UN 3-4335
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CHESTER E. WATROBA, Prop.
MUNN'S FERRY ROAD
GILL, MASS. OL 9-3552
LAROCHE FURNITURE, INC.
C omplimentx of
COMPLETE HOUSE FURNISHERS C G
15 DAVIS STREET PAINTING
0, GAS LIGHT COMPANY 3
C""'f'1i"'e"'f 10 YEARS OF DEPENDABLE SERVICE
395 MAIN STREET
Mll.l.ERS FAl.lS 5 sn 10 GREENFIELD MASS
A. M. GAMELIN
1954 - 1955
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