Union High School - Aurora Yearbook (Grand Rapids, MI)

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VULUME XXXIII l 9 4 4 UN ION HIGH SCll00L GRAND lmvms, MICHIGAN W 1 ' s , 'T Table of Contents Introduction 4 Features 7 Faculty l5 Classes 27 ilrganizations 59 Sports 69 fx Foreword Conforming with the times but progressing toward the future, the American boys and girls of today are awakening to the advantages of living in a democ- racy. Their school activities, classes, sports, teachers and friends have shown this gener- ation "what we're fighting for" in the bitter struggle about us. The pace may have been swift during the past years, but, des- pite the turmoil, the tasks of the school semesters were not left unaccomplished. In each ven- ture we have acquired human understanding along with coop- eration, fun, excitement, and knowledge never to be for- gotten. As you scan through this Aurora we hope to show you how the Democracy of Union lligh School, though functioning on a small scale, teaches youth to think clearly and build a sound foundation to combat the evils of intolerance and greed. edication MISS MARY MAC LENNAN To Miss Mary Maclaennan, chairman of the mathematics department at Union High School, the Aurora Staff of 194114 sincerely dedicates this yearbook. An ardent worker in thc mathematics department, she has inspired many a student to study mathematics. Her love for this particular field and its develop- ments is shown in her teachings. Her interest in every individual and her willingness to help a troubled student during her own valuable time has influ- enced many a wavering student back to studying with a new determination. This year in cooperation with the war effort she taught a class of boys in Algebra IV, preparing them for the services which they will render for their country. The commendable qualities of patriotism and cooperation complementing her superb teaching abilities make her the beloved teacher that she is. t t I if ,...s.. J f an l5l I A ...J To the familiar tune of the hanging and clanging of lockers. each school clay opened and closed. Life was well-rounclell. with such features of the year as the senior play. Junior Prom. noon-hour dancing. and asselnhlies composing the lighter side. These 'flittle things" are the pleasures that contribute to the Anlerican way of life, and that is what we are fight- ing to preserve. E71 J. , 0 PRUYVI PRANCIQRS BEST FfN'l'l' FORVY.-XRD Fm-Ilmer. Youngs. Flipse. Wolfson, Carey, Simpson l.nBaron. Cehelnk, Yun Hemlignn. Andrew. Byrne Aekermzm, Whitaker. Axforal Swin Your artner lt's the morning after the night heforel Daybreak hnds Miss Unionite still dreaming of swishing formals, the enchanting refrains or ldddie Koul's band, the dazzling decorations, and her perfectly charming escort fthat poor fellow who suffered because of gas rationing, a scuffy shine on his No. l8 shoes, plus musty etiquettej. When these are added together, the sum is the super Junior-Senior Prom, at which the juniors were grand hosts and hostesses on the evening of May 5. Vlfith c4Wings Over Union" as the theme, the Frollies of '44 went zooming to success. For seven successive years, Miss MacDonald, girls' gym teacher, has presented the Frollies, and has heen in charge of the matinee performance. This year the two evening performances were sponsored by the Community Council with Miss Geraldine Masters acting as chairman. The Frolliettes, a traditional feature, were received enthusiastically by the audience, and the individual acts, successfully N"'N'H"'f" WH supplementing it, made the pro- Menowell, Lucusse. llammonsl, NV:-it-anm. Timmerman. Vader, . . . Wordmark. 'lk-rp-tra. Bluulnfieltl. Foster, Tomnsik. Morse. Smith. orranfl hltrhly' entgftalnlng An Gruenlmuer. and others. C Ft ' added attraction was a play en- titled mfhe lighthouse Keepergs Daughter," presented by the faculty. To the savage heat of Harry James or the mellow strains of Glenn Miller, jitterhugs cut loose during the noon-hour on Wednes- day and Friday in the girl's gym. The dancing, sponsored hy the Victory Council, with George Kurijan in charge, did much to relieve the routine of study on these two days. A three-cent charge was used to purchase the latest records and other noon- hour equipment. i.'E'iSf5.iZ ll! Lights iliml X slnnlowl ,-X seretnnl 'lliese hair-raising hlnipf' filletl rnainy an anxious moment for the illllllPIll'i' when the first senior plav, ".Xrst-nit' antl Oltl lace" was presentefl on ,lilllllillf 20 aintl 21. lvlillll l'lllll'Zll'l0I'S were portrayetl hy 'Xnn Smith, lfvelyn l.l1flIl,XVlllli1fTl Uruen- hauer, lllaine liinclig, Riuliartl Smith. llugh liorniemly, :incl Patrieia Norclnnlrk untler the clirem-tion of Mr. Stanley .'Xlhers. :X repeat IlI'l'fUI'fI12lIlI,'P was given on llehruziry li as a rewarcl to every hornl-lntyer. An uproarious hit of the matinee per- formance in the lsrollies of 'Vl f,"1 4 was a truth-antl-c-onsequentte program put on by seniors, ,lzufquelin Reiner anfl Alvin l"iXler. Among the unlueky victims were Doris Swanson, Helen Flipse, Uuaane Kala- wart, ancl llarolcl Van Allslnirg. lfeetling ouch other ice Cream cones while hlincl- folcletl untl proposing to a boy mlressecl as a girl were the oorisequences inflicted on those unable to answer the quiz- master. .XNFYXXIR UR Sl i-'iflili Reiner. Moran. Fixlfer if! -MW ...A lIltll'l'AI'Nt CALL Fir-it Row -1 Ixinclig. Ilowkznnp. Whitaker. Cruenbuuer. Sen-ond Huw - Lund. L Smith. Nurllluurk. R. Smith. lNr-I-un, Hillpen-t 1'1- I. Ilelluun. lleyriex. Hlekkind. Kennedy The teachers stepped out of role when they starrefl in the pantomime, Wfhe Lighthouse Keeper! Daugh- terf' a highlight of the '44 lfrollies. Mr. Stiehl took the romantic leatl with Miss lXf'I21i7DtPHHlll as his Htlumb clevoteclf' Mr. Kemp fairly livecl the part of the villain while Nlr. Hess anal Miss Smalliclge played the parental roles antl Mr. .Nllmers narraterl. Miss MacDonalcl's peeping panlalets and a meager set-fa hat rack as the wincling Sii1lI'CilS0Zilflll0Ll to the hilarious skit. DRVVIAI MR. Al,lSliR5. WH. STIICIII.. MR. KICWIP, MR. YUH5. 'Vllbss 'VI L DONALD. MISS SMALLIDGIC 0 With Mr. Stiehl as ll Add faculty manager the tin d ' C , can rive reached success. The competitive spirit carried on hetween home rooms gained incentive hy the presentation of flag t . g se to the room having the highest numher of cans per person for the previous week. Among the rooms receiving possession of the set were: 129. 349, 234 A, 229 A, 347, 24-5, and 42. The minute-man llaff aw C y t e govern- ment in May, 1943, was not raised until November of the new school year, when a record of ninety per cent had hcen achieved by the students in purchasing bonds and stamps. With the intensive leadershi of tl V' . p 16 ictory Council the goal was easily reached. arded to the school h h Ring! lt's the 2:30 bell! V This clang is followed b TIN CAN ALLEY Y a dash for the main en- trance hy those who have to he at work at 3 onclock. MR. STll'illL. Morrison, Vanden Hut, Heyhoer, Swat-in, Zoel, Sanders, Ol- szanex-ky. As these greenhorn clerks, druggists, war workers, tel- ephone operators, and vari- ous other novices stampede out, they thrust their Hpass- portsl' forward for a hasty inspection by the service squad member at the door. A Mcounterfeit passi' d0esn't get out of the door with these squad members on duty under the supervision of their 'gChief lnspectorw C. A. Everest. TO 'l'llE MINUTE First Row-Maxon, Kurujian, Canfield, Mar Dowell, Vander Molen, lilekking. MR. BAZUIN, Kennedy, Vander Veen, Vader, Lapinski, Croolers, Thresher. Sen-ond Row-Snellink, Kurjian, Vcrhar, Smiller, Mergen lhaler, Hendrivk-son Wlestu ld . . .' -e K, Thorpe, Damson, Byrne, De Vreint, 0'llearn, Blok. Third Row 1 Altm 2 an, Smith, Van Utlern, Thomkins, Amer- lund, De Roos, Boyer, Marsh, Litlell, Czuhui, Simpson, Lam- berl, Christopolus. Fourth Row-Anderson. Nelson, XVnlfson, De Haan, Van Oss, Lundberg, Beglhel, llavelhorsl, Gommeson, Bigelow. Alaska. OFF T0 W'0l!K Standing-For-tuin. Bakker, Verhey, Nelson. Seated - Zeelf. To Victor Assemblies to boost the sale of bonds and stamps were fre- quent throughout the school year. An original radio skit clev- erly written by Jacquelin Reiner. entitled mllhe Gilbert liamilyu and picturing the effect of war shortages on the every-day life of an American family, contributed greatly to the success of these assemblies. The east consisted of James Van Oosten. Francis Nelson, Cleo Vander lllolen, Hugh Kennedy. and Jac- quelin lleiner. A new lunch-devouring system to round up fellow classmates was ushered in the last semester. Seniors. their heirs, and the ufollow-upsl' rushed in to the separate rooms at ll :30 o'clock. plopped in seats. and filled the rooms with paper-rattling. food- crunching, and tongue-bale bling. liaeh hgangl' was under the eagle-eyes of a 1'm,url.m3n'rrwnm' host and hostess chosen Reiner, Nelson from the senior class. Johnny Unionitc was sud- denly awakened from a pleasant day-dream by three blasts from the siren. An air-raid drill! He hur- ried straight to his locker. donned his coat and hat, Hlled his arms with valu- ables. and hustled to the hall near 131. There. hud- dled against the lockers, he awaited the all-clear signal. Johnny, like all Americans, would be ready if neces- sary. AI.l-IRT! W1-slvelcl, Sr-huur Kennedy, Vander Nlnlen. Yan llosten. LYNCH Ml NCIIERS Slanlling - MvD0vfell. Turner Sc-:neil - First Row 1lngersoll. liourlzwuard, Bow- liuznp Second Huw - Voss, Johnsen. Cantielcl. van Allnburg Drew. Famsen Third Row -Vzuler. liflsingn, V4-rhvy, lNi:uloxnski Hruinsnlu. Trrpstru Fourth llnw-Zetli, liueasse, Tilnlnerlnznn, and others MR. Fll.LlNllS0lN, Artlrey, Daniels. Barrel. Curune. - Everythin From Dancing to latest records, buying cokes, and playing ping pong are just a few of the enjoyable recreational opportunities offered by Club Co-Ed. Supported by funds from the local social agencies, the new recrea- tion eenter located in tl1e Manufacturers Building is for all senior high students. Cleo Vandermolen and Louise Vandenberg represent Union on the board. Licking the sugar off their mouths has become a favorite pastime for those who buy the delicious doughnuts that are sold after school. The sales are sponsored by various clubs as a means for raising money to carry out their activities. These after-school sales 'chit the spotw and are appreciated by students and teachers alike. For the first time at Union, students may have a share in the care of the library. Assisting Miss Gus- tafson, librarian, are seventeen tenth, eleventh, and CLUB Collin twelfth grade students, who check hooks, mount pic- Vfmdcn Berg, Vu-Hier Mulen, Memenlh:-len Van OOSIBHQ tures, and keep the shelves in order. With Dorothy Wolfson, Reiner. Orlh Simmons as president, the club has helped to make the library a pleasant place for study. X1 v-0' aww H 'N - ' xx Q ,xnxx 'X'-" '-9' 0 . 'YY' . '- ' ww' . tw vwwwb . Q- . . .5 eva' Wygf' 900 20" -vi' . x Ve- xyo S X 55, Xggc-,CoaxgX'l64xe ' 9 , gp" ,Hof 46-' ec? .gif fxvv, on Ae, ri ATU Quivef' Xsve' .bt Yve-W Qex 90.440 Y oA 95 we .bees 'lgyevv 12 l oup T ut The hell rings at ll:30 and hy ll:f'32 the cafe- teria is filled with students and teachers hungrily awaiting their turn in line. Snatches of cheerful con- versation and odors of delicious food dominate the atmosphere for twenty minutes. lfood prepared in a highly nutritious and appetizing way encourages many students to huy a warm lunch rather than hring one from home. MA pad of paper, a hag of potato Chips, and two of those green pencils. pleasefl These requests can be heard heforc school, during noon hour. or at 3 130 near our husy school store. Helping alloc" llazuin are Jerry Simpson, Norma lleyer, and Alice Moxon. juniors, and Madge Lellaron, senior. Remember that extra added vacation we had this year when the janitors went on a strike? Vile didnat realize how important they were in our school life until we didnlt have anyone to keep the school warm. clean, and lighted. Lahoring long after we go home. the janitors strive hard to keep Union spotless inside and out. RING 'ER UI' MISS BOTTUTVIS. Ilusuwr-ki. Nelson. Iiuclwivk. Strussler. Turner. if no 14 '31 , 'iff N' P Oz-ZI1'Z,,f'J1.x,Uo 5-ll, A 57,0 J. ' 0 W 0 Iwo: M-0, 'foul' Syn J - O 2'Z"'yer 'mf "f ,, 'fb S, "ru ' C7 's'u "fn A 'Vt ah 11, 'le 'Z -4.1, , "0 "I L fl If fa, 44' 'ine ew, fu 0 50 0' ha' hi S o - i 1 I 1 II' A on 13 f' M Hi 6 MM. MISS HELEN OLSON FIRST CLASS ASSISTANTS Johnson. MISS OLSON. Swanson, De WWII, Crowley Guidin ur ays Student guidance was an important part of every teacher's work during the year. The plan set up by Mr. Everest provided for the assignment of every student to a personal counsellor. This plan gave untold help to many students in planning their life work and adjusting their present problems. The pleasing personality of Miss Helen Olson, office clerk, in coordinating our school life was appreciated by all those who were helped by her. fXn etlicient student force aided Miss Olson in her varied functions. MAN T0 MAN Anderson. Heybuer, Puter. Verecz-ken, Vander Ploeg. MR. MAROUSEK 'Vllis MAY l10Nl,0N evelopin mericanism ,qw MISS Gl'IRAl,IllNl-I M.-KSTICRS MR. ICDWIKRII HENRY In addition to the regular work of instilling the ideals of gXmeriean life in a studentls mind, the soeial science department added a new course dealing with the history of modern Europe. This class taught by Mr. lNlarousek was not only interesting hut most informative, as were the many other classes in the department, which is headed hy Miss May Conlon. Miss llunn and Mr. Liskey specialized in the junior high school suhjeets while Miss Zur Muehlen., Mr. Henry, and Miss Masters devoted their talents to senior high school students, all truly presenting in our history classes the American ideals and heritage for which we are Hghting. MR. I-ILMER I.lSlxI-21' MISS Lltlilltltl-1 I1l'NlN. MISS ICDITII YKN WICKLIN MIK. LIQUNKRII M.XIl0ltSlIx ,,. ' , , s, -W MISS EMMA Zl R MUIIIIIN eachin undamentals S-p-e-l-l-i-n-g d-a-y came back to school in full force with the beginning of our school year. Every Monday was devoted to lessons in a spelling tablet, and the rest of the week to grammar, composition, and literature. New composition books with much personal guid- ance, both practical and lively, added stimulus to the English course of study. Preparation of senior students for college English was featured in a class under Miss Thomasmais supervision. Miss Perschbacher, in her English literature class, taught senior students to understand and appreciate the ideals and life of the English people through their writings. ln addition to her regular English subjects, Miss Heseltine instructed two classes in journalism in the art of feature writing, par- ticularly for the yearbook. Two new classes under the guidance of Miss Smallidge and Miss Laible were organized to give special help to students having unusual difficulties with English. l Mr. Meyering and the Misses Quinlan, Thomas, Laible, Allen, and Scholes, as usual, laid many a firm foundation in their students, mind as to the effective use of English and the fun to be found in good reading. A committee made a study of possible new literature books for tenth- and eleventh-grade general English classes. Mr. Meyering headed ...E a film committee which presented excerpts from HCaptains Courageousw fe-sf if A for personal guidance work in all English classes. Left MR. 5'I'ANLI'IY ALBER5 MISS MYRTLE HICSELTINE MISS VALOIIA QIIINLAN, MISS RUTH CARPENTER, MISS LILLIAN THOMAS Right MR. LEONARD MEYERING MISS GRACE THOMASMA 0 emoeratie ree S eec The charm and value of Latin were imbued in many a studentis mind through the inspiration of Miss Blake. Students found that although Latin is a "dead languagen, in that it is no longer spoken in any country, it is a foundation for many other languages. Spanish, another foreign language in the curriculum, proved interesting not only because of the fine teacher, Miss Carpenter, but also because of the interesting projects carried on by the class. The advanced Spanish students not only translated their plays but enacted their lessons in the form of a play. In the public speaking department the forceful expression of good English was of first importance. The pupils who developed the most under Mr. Alber,s tutelage in his speech classes took part in an inter-school speech contest, while the best students in the debate class held positions on the' successful debating team which won a regional honor for excellence in this field. In addition to teaching public speaking, Mr. Albers also 'P directed the senior play. Miss Grace Thomasma successfully sponsored American Education Week, Book Week, and the yearly Vocational Institute for senior high students. Mrs. Alice Peckham, former librarian, spent a day giving many classes lively reviews of new books. LEFT MISS ETHEI. SCHOLI-IS MISS OLGA PISRSCHIIACHER MISS DOROTHY BLAKE RIGHT MISS MABEL ALLEN MISS LAVINA LAIBLE SPELLING DAY MISS CLARA SMALLIGIS. Wheeler. W'iIson. and W'ulc-on 20 rainin ost- ar Scientists Nm. SOHN 'msg' ,-1 AVTON f ' ..MNww::wh"A1U" P Nm. ouma STIEHL A penetrating odor in the chemistry lab, a skeleton hanging in another room, an exclamation from some unfortunate person who received a shock in the physics lah are the typical setting for Work in the science departments. The belief of many that science is the key to the post-War World was shown by the greatly increased number of persons who took the various courses offered at Union. The large number of both boys and girls taking physics alone required four classes to accommodate them. The science department also offered courses in general science and biology. Physiology and hygiene were taught by Mr. Smelker, newcomer to the faculty thistyear. 4 B y7UlN ' reparin ilitar ath- en S Mxny MM: LENNAN Mis 1 wuss NELLE ATWUOD Mathematics was advanced at Union this past year by the introduction of two new subjects. Refresher math, one of the several new subjects added to the curriculum for the benefit of the senior boys, helped them to review the basic principles of mathematics and thus prepare for their future in the armed services of our country. Algebra IV was another course offered to those desiring advanced work in this field of study. The increased interest in mathematics was not only indicated by the new courses but also by the increased enrollment in classes. All those interested in specializing in this field found an adequate schedule of subjects, capably taught. If21 MR. TIIICOIJUIIE IVIIYFOGLIE MISS DOIKOTIIY ,IANIC FARII, MISS Il KIIRlIC'I"l' SCIIROICIIISR oul and Bod., Continuing the cultural education needed for post- war days, the vocal classes presented their usual Christmas program and a spring concert entitled NSongs of the Western Hemispherew. Featuring classical numbers, the instrumental department gave its eleventh annual Spring Concert May ll. The library provided lively reading material. JENNINCS. MISS FLORICIXCIC IIESI' MISS IEIJl'I'Il BARKIEIK MH. MILO Sl'Kl'I' 'YIISS ALICE GIISI'-KFSON The art students made pictures to brighten the lives of many wounded soldiers in the hospitals and pro- grams for the state P.'l'.A. Convention. Because body-building was especially emphasized, a live-day-a-week physical training program was exe- cuted for the senior boys. As in previous years, the sight-saving department assisted many students in accomplishing school assign- ments. MISS M,KIICARIC'I' MNC INIYVXLII MISS I-'LORENCE PARSELL eating the emand With the clickity, click of the typewriter the second floor echoes the sounds of fervent business activity. Here, as well as in the classes of bookkeeping, short- hand, and retail selling, patience is needed. These various clerical classes are striving to meet wartime needs by teaching youngsters more skill in less time in order to till the various demands for bookkeeping, clerical, and stenographic positions. MISS MARIE M1-DI-IRM1 ITT MISS IDA YVILLISUN MR. ARTIIKR AYERY Says Mr. Avery, head of our business department, HCalls come daily into school asking for people with this business knowledge to till innumerable jobs, but often they have to be turned down because available students have not taken enough business courses to fill the required jobfl Mr. Barr, school treasurer, not only teaches busi- ness courses here at Union, but for nearly three years has been using his knowledge to keep account of all school organization funds. MR. I-'ORREST LAIR MR. FORRI-IST BARR ome- rout Trainees Cirls in the home economics field have certainly gone modern. They are now aiding the war effort by helping at the day nurseries at nearby schools. Food and material shortages are also problems which they are learning to overcome. ln foods classes this year the girls were taught to make meals requiring few points but possessing sufficient vitamins. They also learned how to market, how to get the best for their dollars. From new or used material girls proved that they were really handy with a needle and thread. According to records, they are speeding up production, making twice as many articles as before. lnteresting subjects studied by the personal regimen class were personal grooming, boy- girl relations, and getting the most for the money. Mrs. Margaret Alderman, dietitian, had charge of the school cafeteria. MISS INA DENNIS MISS MARJORIE FIELDNER MISS MAUDE TRAUT MRS. MARGARET ALDERMANN, MRS. HATTIE STEBBINS MISS HARRIETTE LUNDBERC Second- ine efemlers 'l'o meet the increasing need for a strong force of workers on our second line of defense, the industrial classes offered those enrolled an opportunity to practice a trade with less pre- vious training than usual. The line work done by the student printers was proved by the school advertising material which they printed as one of their projects. To fill wartime vacancies in the printers' shops, a new course on the fundamentals of printing and type-setting was offered to girls, who responded with an overflowing class. The electric classes, which have grown larger, have been following an outline of study instituted by the government to prepare the boys as electricians when they enter the services. The other shops, among which are woodworking, machine shop, sheetmetal, auto shop, and mechanical drawing have prepared many boys for specialized work both on the home front and in the armed forces. MR. ROY CHANIBICRLAIN MR. DEE REYICNDI-IRS MR. GEORGE GI'Y MR. CHARLES RAVER MR. HARRY IDFXTI-IR MR. PA!-L MARCKWARITT MR. ERNEST VREl'Il.AND Thinking hau-k four years. the graclnate revalls entering the ninth grade. an swift little figure. sei-rc-tively aliraiel of the future. How speedy and joyously those years have come-anll gone. And now she and hen' 1-lassnmtes face that same lnysterions future. They will fight. they will work. for they know that these happy S1-hool days are. among other things, worth fighting for. KZ7 V l28l In Memoriam JEROME BONCZKOWSKI On the nineteenth day of January, 1944, We of Union High School lost a friend, a com- panion, and one of our most promising students. Jerome Bonczkowski was well-liked and respected by every student and teacher at Union. His well-known smile, characteristic of his easy disposition, was always a pleasant feature about our halls. Jerome lost his life while skiing over the hills of John Ball Park, the day before his seven- teenth birthday. Skiing, tennis, and ping pong were among Jeromels favorite pastimes, but his trumpet commanded the greater portion of his time. He was a member of the Union band for many years and played with various dance hands from time to time. For many years to come, Jerry will be remembered by his innumerable friends. f.,. ' ' rdema, Tom Anderson, Elizabeth Anderson, Loraine Anderson, Roger Anderson, Sophie Latin Club 4 Servire Squad 2 G.U.ff. 3-4 Track 4 Treasurer 4 Servive Squad 4 Girl Reserves 4 6 Aurieellio, Josephine Mid-term Mixed Chorus 1-2-3-4 G.U.G. 2-3-4 Senior Girls' Glee 2-4 Service Squad 3 - :K Ki Xxx' if "'.'Ll iley, Wilbllr Barnaby, Betty Baron, Helen lior Counsellor 4 G,U.C. 3-4 lior Band l-2-3-4 l,atiu Clula 2 rora Staff 4 K 1 1. E4 Barr, Raymond elski, Jennie Blackport, Williani Blain, Rose Marie ri-term l'li-Y 3-4 Tennis 3-4 Burton Bowman, Sylvia Bronner, Myrtle Team 3-4 Treasurer l President 4 Play 4 Blekking, Paul Senior Counsellor 4 Student Council 3-4 Aurora Staff 4 Serviee Squad 3-4 Bruggema, Barbara Spanish Club 3-4 Beukema, Dorothy Spanish Cllulm 3-4 Service Squad 3-4 Mixed Chorus 3-4 Girl Reserves 3 Blik, Genevieve Bianchi, Adeline Spanish Club 2-3 Borkowski, Albert Traek, l-2-3-4 Vifrestling l-2 Football l-2-3 --" 4 :.-'Kewl . 'ia ,r.,' Bruggink, Kathleen Buczek, Anton Mid-term R.0.T.G. 2-3-4 Spanish Cluli 2-3 Service Squad 1-2-3-4 Track 3-4 I Z9 l PATTERN MAKERS .,.,,,m nm, Bunn, Pat Spanish Clulm 4 Secretary 4 Athletic Council 4 Sec'retary-Treasurer 4 Latin Club 3 G.U.C. 2-3-4 'Q' B, ia ui gang: If ., ,,..,. 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Voss, nlekking M'd'le"m I-HHH f-lull 5-4 Footlmall l-2-4 Captain 3 Student Counvil l-2-3-4 Vice-l'resirlent 4 Varsity Club 2-3--1 l'i'esi4lent 3 Treasurer 4 Service Squad 3--l Treasurer 3 Student Council f Q 1 Collins, Dwight Cook, Mary Lou Cooper, Randal Crowley, Belly De Haan, Marvin Dekker, Dorol Track 1-4 Cirl Reserves 3 Track 2 Class Sc-f:1'eta1'y 3 lli-Y 3-4 Student Council Sf3fV1f'6 Squad 4 R.O.T.C. 2-3 G.U.C. 2-3-4 Treasiirer 3 Service Squad 2 Service Squad 2-3-4 Latin Club 3 President 4 Tennis 3-4 Senior Counsellor 4 Aurora Staff 4 Associate Editor 4 - a i T Q - if DenBoer, Arlene DenBoer, James DeRoos, Elmer Mid-term R.0.T.C. l-2-3-4 l3O Senior Boys, Clee 1-2-3 DeVries, William R.0.T.C. 1-2-3-4 Athletic Council 2-3 Student Council 2-3 Senior Play 4 It V v.,... I :-I7E E ,t if n" Devries, Hilda Dodds, Elna ,Aft-F ig if it 'Swiss 1 i W kiewiez, Ray gy I .W fi? I ,i.,.,.. ii.. an E. A. to few . 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Sponsor 3-4 Aurora Staff 4 G.U.C. 2-3-4 Girl Reserves 2-3-4 Vic-e President 4 Treasurer 4 Student Counril 4 Student Council 3-4 i341 S S Minaar, Dorothy N id-term L Nlncrlantl, Abe Mol, Elizabeth Morse, Douglas Mid-tPi'1'i .fliirura Stall lslliliililll l-2-3--l girl lfiiitur -1 llziskc-tlmll l-2-3-4 S4'I'Vil'C Squad I-2-fl llmvlizlll l iflu'4'l'lr'u1lcfl' Ji-I Class l'rc?si4lP1il 2 Ili Y 3--I 'HIP TEN NlKS'l'liR MINIJS Nawrivki, Edwin Niewadomski, Julius Noneman, Roger B4,,.0,,. yan 0,,,,,,,,, na,,.m,by, Rama! Bailey, Footlrall 1-ZZ Spanish Club 2-3 F'T"fl"i"kf"'gl'L':l-1'r'- v'i9l"l"4l- Jvlmwn llzlslwtllall l-2-3--1 M"'mg'- P mg 255, f r ::..a1saE"'. i 324 i 4 i?5Z,q , . ,W S ,aw- '5 ,P a 'Y Q wi. .K A , Wordmark, Pat SUl1gllE'2lflE'I' 3--1 Senior Play 4 ,-Xtlilc-tiv finunvil fl-4 Service- Squad l-2-3-4 Pelrulis, Nellie C0-fiilllIillIl -1 Varsity flluli 3-1 xv- Nosal, ,lane Ha ,,..-,, , . 2 g'?g Q' ,N rf, ,ggi 2 52 2.1. 5 9 3 'ggvilizggfflfa zzz Lai? f 1-2 5 F' ' ff3w+fs'ff- iiii 2 .J . ro Q 2 H 7. Q N A -, ,..,.. I 2 25 I Q. Q ,E .. lvhq, I.. ,Ti 'Tl 1 '1 'Q'-N42 1 'P N152 Y ' Q 1 Qs Q, N f 7 A ' i i ' Overmeyer, Vivian Ogrodzinski, Emily Orlh, Margaret Scrvive Squad l-2-3--1 S0llQlPLldPlA -1 lhairnnin 3-4 Girl llcse-rves 2-3-4 Latin lilulm 2-3 Pl'l'FlllPIlI 3 .lunior Prom lfmninittve 3 Latin Clnll I2-3-41 lL.li.ll. ZZ Treasurer -1 G.lT.C. 3-4 'U fb - 0 '1 I Q 5 , P .- 1 1 5, 'C 21,4 -. 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Sponsor 4- Footlmall 3-4 Senior Orvliestra l-2-3-4 Girl Reserves 3 Varsity Clulr 4 Spanish Club 2 Art Club 3 Ili-Y 3-4 Sevrctary 4 Senior Play -l Rozema, Pauline Servive Squad 2-3 U.l'l.S. Club 1-2 Home Economics Clulm Football 1-3-4 2-3-4 Hi-Y 4 Senior Band 1-2-3-4 . ,:..V :.-.-,i, ,-.:: :V:,1 A -3 f -Q 2 , af , - M-f -:ff l r V Raterink, Harol 50" Roth, Esther . f i, 'Y M , , , , :,.,,,,:E i1,.e.r .4 Ruben, Bernard Ruiter, john lllid-term R.O.T.C. 2-3-4 Trask 1-2-4 Student Council 4 1.v-,J45ZS?Fi4" 3 if f - M 'f'12,.1 -, , rfgzafzf g .55 P5 ' -- f?' , ,Mr ...- gy i 4 -," ", DOES EVERYONE AGREE? Sachs, Florence Sadlowski, Rose Schipper, Roland Standing - Van Oosten Q W . i w . Q 1 First Row1Mor-se, Wielslxlzn, Hnczek, Blekking S0112 Lfffldffl 4 bervllwe Squad 5911101 Band 2'3'4 Sei-und Row-Nurdmurk, Smith, Urth, Woln-iecky, Aurora Stall 4 U.H.S. Club 2-3 Senior Orchestra 2-3 Vhlmf Mf"B'e"'l'ule' Spanish Club 4 Home Evonolnics Cluln Third Row-Larson, Marc-us, Johnsen, Beukema, Cooke Anderson ' Girl Reserves 2-3-4 2-3-4 Fourth Row-Terpslra, Ziemski, Vander Molen, others E351 we , 5 4 5 -N g rf ,N if 4 rr if ff ,nw 4 W M 1 ya V , H ,v Q' 1 nf p V Z 4. ,L ., ' 'AI "Zz" - "' if K ". it Q 1. gigs, ggi? 'K " 2. fm W ... , I A 7 2 F, 4 3 4 x 'fi' 1 an . W1 ' 'Yr -"S" 2 ft 5-fzfz? ",'e1 A --:' faq -v,. Skryski, john lirive, Edward Skipp, Rita Silvers, Elaine Skrohat, Riehard li.0.'I'.C. 2-3-4 Smith, Ann Songgleader 3-4 Class Sm-i'etary 2 Senior Play 4 llirl Reserves 3-4 tive l,I'CSlLlf'lli. 2 ,'-, h'-ti , if 2:-A V tl 5 -'A' 2 f 54 - -.,,..,.. T 4 :" th, Irene Smith, Phyllis Smith, Richard E. Smiller, Edythe Snook, Catherine Stewart, Barbara ri- Squafl 2-3 illid-ti-rin Dvliatu 'IH-ani 3-4 ll.U.tI. 2-3 Servircr Club 1-2 5. flluli l-2 Y Girl Reserves l-2-3 Tenniw 'llt'llIlI l-2-3 Girl liesc-rves 2-3-4 U.I1.S. Club 2-3 e Ef'ono1nif's Clnli 2- Girls' Give 1-2 S1-nior Play 4 Si-4'rc-tary 4 Horne Et'0IlOIIllCS Nliv-fl fllt01'llS 3 Student C0llllt'll l-2-3 Student Council 2-3 3-4 Frollivs 3 Servive Squad 2-3-4 ?s?,i-Seal' ' ' VSV? ,J EI ff A gl f .,2.g:-.2.-Q -AAI , , ivy W :': f 3 ""' i" ,.-125--4, - , ,,. ,. 3,if,A,. me, Roger Sweeney, Delores Terpstra, Richard Tliraslier, Jeannette Timmerman, Gordon lior Counsellor 4 Senior llancl 3-4 Football -1 Footlvall 2-3-4 Varsity flluli 4 Spanish Cluli 4 Vresimlent 4 Hi-Y 3-4 Eleanor Tuinstra, Kathryn Tulos, Larry Baslu-tlwall 2-3-4 Baseball 2-3-4 Varsity ffluh 3-4 llresirlent 4 1521 if r L . ' 1 . A 1 fl-5? 1533 K, - mr. 3 4 " - 1? 5, , ii ,A jig, ,,.. 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V ' fi, - L1 - - M M . .EM . . iris?-Q?',Q:s.,e 3235.2 M 'rmclis IN 'mic Vander Maile, Emily VanderVeen, Gladys Student Count-il 4 Editor 4 Servive Squad l-2-3-4 G.U.ff. 3 Spanish Club 4 Veenstra, Willarml l 38 l Standing - Yun Uss First Row - sin-ms, Miers.--1. Snvond Row 1 lindsey. Kurkjian 'fhird Row - Stone, De Haan, Turner Fourth Huw - Fnlivki. Ruben ' 4 ,.,. g ' fe . '-" V , - -: -ez? 1 :. sw QT-H2 ---if -f f - -ew , -'-' z ':' ' s ,Ai 4 Wm. Mimi - 2 Vundenberg, L1 1' U 1' '3 1 1. ...Q live llresident 3 l'resi1lc-nt -ll Xuroru Stuff -l Girl Neserves 2-3 52? I rcusurer I3 Wg-, as if ZW 7 552. sw 262' '- eta. gg., iste- . . 52? px in 'If it 2:15 . .:. 1 , M. H... . Z 513111,-,:, - ,Q ' Q12 E dw 3 .X S P 1: A a Silmzii if Vander Molen, Cleo Vander Vcen, E ll.O.'l'.C,. Sponsor l-2-3-4 S4'rVif'v Squad 2-3 Student Guunvil l-2-4 Spanish Club -l President -I Girl Reserves l-2-3--l l'resirlent -1 flurora Stuff -I 3 Vander Hyde. Don Van Heck, Charlotte VanMaldegan, Marjorie Van Oosten, James , 4 , E 4 so it ,,-,',.. Verboom, Dorothy .lunior lied Corss l-2-3-4 R.O.'l'.C. Sponsor 3-4 Senior flounsellor 4 Class President 4 Latin Club 3 President 3 Student Counf-il 3 2 3 Van Oss, Pau Basketball -l Baseball 3-4 Varsity Clulm 4 Aurora Staff Business fllunag Verhey, Eleanor Versluis, Jeanne President 2-3-4 Home Er-onomies Cluli 4 Girl Reserves 2 Service Squad 3-4 Service Squad 3-4 Vidro, Amelia Aurora Stuff 4 Girl Reserves 2-3-4 Sevretury 2 Representative 3 Latin Glulm 2-3-4 President 4 5 Visser, Muriali 3 -1 'osburg, Jack i.0.T.lI. 2-3-4 Voss, Connie Lou G.U.G. 3 Girl Reserves 2-3-4 Se-rvicu Squad 2-3-4 Aurora Stuff 4 'V t, ' ,-:Eg .,, V,-.,f..:-jg:, seg.: - ,!E:E'EE: if 5 szaiiiiiiii-... '.,I ,i '- 4 , 3 4 i -in f 3? A R, ' Nh: -it 212 ,51 ngate, Willialll YVerra Geraldine T.C. 3-4 I ' , . :S r ...ia 5 Wietslna, Ray litaker, Allen l-term Svrvivv Squad 3--1 iior Play 4 " ' ' 14.0. I .G 3-4 l.l.Q. l-2-3-4 Ili-Y -1 Girl Reserves 2-3--1 Vive Pres. 3 G.U.G. 2-3--1 mitis, Jerome Zetti, Helen G.U.G. 3--1 S1-rviwv Squad 3-4 ,i,,,.5.:: . , sa ', ,,,yn1. S95- 9 ,ei A i D- Q , if f-3? f 1' - 'Q 3 . V' ' Q-if or 'Wir Vrona, Jack Wzilkcrlls, Anne Weikert, Thcrcsia Vifeingute, Charles M id-te rm M iml-term Girl Reserves 3--1 Senior Orr-hestra l-2-3 it ,i -V 45 3 ,r Ai "E, f 1 W Iwi TA, . 4, Q i SC- -.-'.A - . Q as i 55,1 ,Kiwi r zigflglffr i 5 fi f if ,5gg" . Westerweel, Roger Wienckcx, Esther Wiersliiu, Margie Whipple, Lee Senior Counsellor fl Aurora Stall 4 lleflewtor Staff 3 Girl Reserves 3-4 Serrr-tary 4 Woltisietrky, Dorothy .Mirora Stuff -1 Sung Leader 3-4 Ziemski, Elizabeth ol"r ol-' 'rim min St,l.Vil.t, Squad 4 Painting-Vunller Yeen. Vitlro Latin Club Standing-Yun 05-, vuntler Moll-n. kennedy Sew. 4 Girl Iiesvrves 4 cL.U.c:. 2-3-4 L39 1 Sec. -1 7' ' ' .i,:.,.,n 1 . . 40 9 'mf W- fm Zulke, Robert Meyers, Billie Snoap, Bonnie Servic-e Squad 2-3 U.l'l.S. 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S1111111 llll 11111 1111111111 for Vfllllllillg' S11 - 711111111 111111 11111 1llIISl'1S, 110ys1u 171 ,115 .W'1'1'll11I gfIIl1f'TS 11'11 1111 X1fi1'l' T11 r11111'11 11111 11111, '111111 1111111 117111111 1111 11111 S1111111rs, 111111' 11'11 1l'l.S1l T1,,, ,Ima-,,, 110,111 1,11 --NU-1-f 11111 111111111 1111 11 111'11r 11g111111 L4 l42 n the fService LEFI' Bill Wanrooy Ted Markules David Hoogerhyde CENTER Bernard Shimmell Bob Class BELOW Earl Van Allsburg RIGHT Bernard Sielawa Russell Fox 'ik' B1 lgllf, Jr. 44 Musty Dear Diary: September and the end of a wonderful vacation as l begin on this, the first day of enrollment, to keep a few notes of not-to-be-forgotten memories. The hustling and bustling of this first week of school to find a seat in an unorganized class is not an unusual condition, nor is the curious stare of my classmates as a new teacher makes her appearance in the hall. It was announced in home room this morning that we could carry only a half day program, which sounded like great fun. The only thing that stopped most of my pals was the idea of working the other half. Not that we aren't very energetic, of course. Jim VanOosten has cause to celebrate today as he now must carry the duties of senior class presi- dent on his broad shoulders. Our other mannish odicers are Burt, Hugh. and Paul, who must also carry their share of the burden on their equally broadened shoulders. The Turkey Trot proved to be a grand ol' time for everyone. Although we weren't in the best of spirits, having lost the Little Red Jug to the Souths erners, our souls were still at peace to know that the boys played good, fair-and-square games which entitled us to fifth-place honors on the league stand- ings. Vfvell, Dear Diary, here it is almost the end of December, and very disappointing, too, as one of our senior class projects was a total llopfthe Senior Skip Day. lVlid-term graduation last night put me in a very sober mood, thinking of the boys being given di- plomas now and in just a few months being issued G.l. equipment. The halls are being cleared of young men. Came late this morning. missed the customary Wlcdnesday morning senior meeting and must, con- sequently, attend the tardy center for a half hour after school. emoirs Spent a hilarious evening at the senior class play, HArsenic and Old Lacefi which was more than a wonderful success. The prohts were enough for the whole class to retire on. Wfe were informed today that the Fourth Wfar llond Drive with the Flying Squadron went over the top as do most of our Victory Campaigns. Ah! Those lovable janitors who took it upon themselves and decided that we should have two spring vacations. l shall cherish the memory of them forever. And, Diary, today was very happy and eventful for everyone as the basketball team came home with the bacon - bacon here represents the city regional trophy and also second place in the city league. Something new was added when hosts and host- esses were assigned to the grade lunehrooms to guide the lunchers during the noon hour. Manyjs the time their heads rebounded under the punch of a flying lunchbag. l bought my ticket to the Club Co-ed today. The grand opening is next week. Never have l seen a bunch of handsome lads and gorgeous girls having a better time than was had at the super-solid Junior Prom. Sweet music and frilly formals galore. lVly head is still pounding from the sound of all the noise made last night at the Senior lVliXer. Oh! Diary, we had so much fun playing ping pong. dancing, and shuffle board. I'll never forget it. Vllith a sparkling combination of delicious food that you didn't have to give points for and inter- esting after dinner speakers, the Honor Banquet went over with a big bang. And now, Dear Diary, I must close your cover on an eventful year of happy memories as my senior year has drawn to a close. They Pass In Review And we, the nlembers of the senior class, snap to attention and salute as the underclassmen come parad- ing past. In the van fly banners boasting of the prowess of the un- derclassmen in the bond and tin can drive. Heading the first division are the juniors. new heirs to the title of seniors, closely followed by the sophomores. The second division is headed by the fl'0Slllll0ll who are planning their high school program in prep- aration for a better postwar world. Last. but not least. 1'0lll0 the seventh and eighth graders. buck privates. who are studying hard in preparation for their part in the reconstruction period following the war. The review over, the units fall out and the seniors go to fight for the "Arsenal of Democracy" while the underclassmen march back into the Brain Arsenal to prepare to fight for a newer and better world. y I 45 l46 et9s ance wllwo, pleasel Hcreis my dimclv These requests, mixed with the mellow music of the leading orchestras, ring familiar tunes in the minds of all who attended the after-haskethall game dances, sponsored hy the junior class this year. Started last year. these dances were enthu- siastically carried on again hy a committee of energetic juniors. Headed hy Richard Crundman, they proved that the class of '45 is a group of husiness-minded students. The money. secured from these dances. was used for the biggest event of the school year- thc Junior-Senior Prom. June liurnliam Pal Buss-e Barbara llylsnla Morris Caminer Darrel Chapel Amelia Christopoulos Jane Cook Gerald Cox Beverly Denton Dolores De Vos Marvin De Vries Lois De W'ili Leslie Drew Rin-hard Dyk wirz Gloria livkman Jessie liling ,loan Flora -4 Louise Flynn Owen l"00r W'inona Ford Pal Carey Dick Carlson Barbara Castor Carl Castor Myrtle Cuykendale Marie llulnlnings Ruth De Bruyn Frances De Fouw Melvin Dillnlann Mary .lane Dovkeray Catherine Douma Maxine Draeger Marguerila Fales lletly Felllner Rosemary Fields llelen Flipse Geraldine Foster Fred Fransen Jack Freel Don Fyneweber Eleanor Almlxgy Louise Acton Eugene Adams Norbert Alksins Mary Bakon Martha lialdwin Mary Baldwin Donna lialgooyen Roland lleute Norma lh-yer Lois Bism-hofl' Art lilair Gertrude llusowski Maxine lioslwivk Wallace liouehard Jimmy Bouwens Don Anderson Barbara Atkinson Beverly Averill Ted Baer lu-len liearrlsley Peggy Hell Doris Hergzgen Gayle llerkoviu-li Bud Blok .lean Boller la-una lionvzkou sk Jessie llnumers Margie lloyink Ruth Brown Arend Bruinsma Bob Burgess Al4"l'ICR 'I'llE CAME IS UYICR Lanski, Nelson, Mm-Dowell, Lum-asse. Flipse. Terpsira Ih-ny Guru 1:i.r..1,'n 45.11.-...im-M Shirley flurclina-r limlgur llullfriml Mar, um-.....n Muraj.-1... com J.-rr, 4501.-...1,a.-w.1.a n..r..n., 4:00.11-ll llznrlmru ilroggl-ll llin-ln llrunxlmun 45.-.imp lzmsna. Pm llulhzm lh-ny llnskin. lfra-ml llf-nmlrivksnn Yiiim-uno llvnlull Lu Nut- llvpler Tm-xl liv--nor slxi Nhirlvy illus- Ji..-1. 4:l..,.1..-.- In-uv Huh:-r lloli Corn-r Ilan-I Crzun 1u..1.l,.. ur.-gg.,ra.... l'h,lli- Grills-r 'Vlnry 1,.... lim..-si mmf.-.I ili.i..i....:. Rivhurrl Ilzmn llnn llmnzna-rlnml Murllm llc-rrm lfrunk il.-yl....-.- min.-n ll.-,hm-r .lunv llc-11-llnn jl NIOR I-LXEQIS Sean-sl 1 Mr. Iinrly Standing - Yerhuur. N1-lsun. V6 ull'-on, Castor F as es of '45 Coming through with llying Colors in lhv junior class 1-lection were Irving Vilollson, a promising clvhater. as presidentg liarlmara Castor. vic'e-presidvntg Joycv Verhaar. sevre- laryg and lfranczis Nelson, lrvasurer. Many ac-livilivs w01'v l1lNl?1'li1lit'Il and af'- vomplishefl hy the juniors, unclvr thc- wise supervision of their adviser. Mr. lfarly. Tak- ing charge of the sale of Frollies lickcls. thc Class of 'I-5 provecl that lhey really posscssx-ml the old 'isalcsman ahililyf' They also con- mlllclvnl the enlcfr'laining claiicos alilur thc- hus- ketlmll games. Class IIll'0lQlIlgIS xwre always svn-nes of lrusy ITllllilS working together. lri-nn llulxreclll Ari ,lubury Maury ,lean jawubs llc-ily ,Inns-mu Elf-nor lxzlrpin-ki Dolores Km-Iso lie-ny lun-ms Alyu- Knoi:-tru ,l...- kruh-k 1r..r..n.,- lxuipvr-. 1.....a..- h..ul1.,ka rzlml.-s Ixuklvv-ski Hill l.Pu1'll Lnrrninn- I.:-wainlloslsi Yivlxi I.:-iunllnslxi lzmmu IA-w is lN0rln:l Llulwirlx Hill Lunmlln-rg Yiiizin Mau-:nllry lh-rnaulellv Nlulunrf-wi Mary ,lu-.I llunulfl ,lnhnslon Anrly lxnurllllk lr:-no karen Chet lxuprow-ki Mi..-,V Ixnrl' Hirlmrml lxurunlsiv lillpzl-nv lxozloxirll 'fn-nl Kulm--.zu T1-4l Ixulhuwik Marvin lxnlpvr l.urr:nin1-liznnslxi lh-ny Line-ll Y irga-linv Longinn li-ilu-r lmzim-ki lhllh l.lu-iv Murrny Mulinslxi IJ- Roy Mungus Milmlrcll Markus Marilyn Marlow w if-1 I47 Sharp nin I. Q9 Undaunted hy the horrors of Algebra III especially and all suhjects in general. the Class of 745 hoasts many students who come through with high averages. Among these intellectual individuals are: Irving Wolfson, Francis Nelson, Richard Haan, Richard Crundman, Jean Wapner, Rosemary liloom- Helrl, Edith Altman, Amelia Christopolous. Richard Dyk:-witz, Maxine Bostwick, Janet Verheek. Carla Vllikstrom, Eugene Adams. Jerry Simpson, Norma Beyer, Roland lieute. Allwert Uurgstahler, Arend Bruinsma, Joan Flora. Horace- Mourcr, Marylyn Terpstra, Enid Strassler, Loraine Nowak, Dorothy Sim- mons. Joyce Verhaar. Doris Van Daalen Louise Ackman, Morris Caminer, and lvilliam Ruslcy. Mitchel Pater Doris Putt Donald Peterson Elmer Peterson Richard Poddig Helen Post Barbara Prus Eddie Pulaski Wvanda Rozcgnal sialic Rytkyk Bernard Sulliechowslsi Pat Sasalc Dun Seaholzn Dorothy Simm ons jerry Simpson Ruth Simson Margaret Peterson Virginia in-mmm Betty Joy:-e Phillippus Rose Pivvard Frances Pulaski B4-ny Rim-hards lioh Rittenhouse Dale Roth llelen S:-hon lilizalxeth Svhuiling Donna Schulz Dan Saegran Catherine Smith Phyllis Smilh Wilma Smith Bob Maslowslci Lela M1'Carthi Shirley Mcniarmitl Dick Mehrtens ,lint Muerdyk Charlotte Moore .loyce Morter llorare Muurer Fran:-is Nelson Mary ,lane Nelson Lorraine Nowak Richard Ogrodzinski Elmer Meulendyk Florence Mir-haloski ,lean Miedema Cecile Miller Alice Moxon Frieda Nalbandian Dorothy Naperala Carl Nelson Phyllis Olszewslai Mildred Panon-hyk Elaine Parker Harold Parltins 1, MA'l'llliMATlCAL MAGNETS Simpson. Gaca, Youngs Don Snellinlc Maxine Snoup Dirk Snook Arlene Slfeenllugen Donna 'll-rry Norman Tlxorpo Gordon Timlner Bob Tulsmu llcnry Vzullllor lllnvg lillvalrcl Yaintlc-r l.ink ,lui-lx Vander l'luf.w nab Yun Dyke linid Slrunler Ilorir. Swanson Willard Sween- Mnrilyn 'l'4-rpsirn lll-len Trapp llnruld Yun .Kllsburg ,lunieew Van lk-nnlugon lloriw van lluulrn Ilolnis V:nn'l lloli' Amin-M Yun Y!-Nr-lmlyke linger Velderf. llonnu Yerbis rom Plotters "Whose orelieslra shall we get?7' iisliall it lie formal or semi-formal?i' These were only a few of tlie many prolvlems faced by the committee of juniors to plan tlie annual Junior-Senior Prom. Vlfitli ilu- help of Mr. Early, Chairman Holm Youngs and luis fellow cfommilleenien solved lliese pvrplexities by using Eddie Koulls 0r- c-lieslra for harmony. sponsoring semi-formal apparel. and providing palriolie decorations of red. white. and lwlue for one of the most enjoyalvle proms ever lu-ld at Ye Ulcle Alma Malerl DEICP TlllNKl'1R5 Sc-all-rl - Yfolfaon, Youngs. Flipse Standing-Ximpson, Cnminer. Carey, MR. EARLY Thin gala event was lu-ld Friday, May 5, in the Dillingham gymnasium. Hob Y ereelcen ,loyfe Yer llzmr .lunel Yerlu-ek n.-ny n-I-mia, l.illi:un Wllpner n..r0n.y v.'i.i,0.. .lawquvlinc Weaver llerb Weiilenff-ller lin-nns-ill While ,lame Wiellu-rg Carla VH:-kslroln l.ury-.inn Wullsinson Ilildegurdo Wood Mom Yinuuyiam Tony Yukubihls llelen Zaman Gertrude Yi-wer Roger Yisaer Don Yodry Corrie Wallin ,lov Vlerunluu Virginia WR-allxlzxn .lurk Welhnrhee lieu-rly W'l1ile Cllurles Winslow Doria Wlintvrs Irving Wullknn Dorothy Wood liernnrrl Ziennlci Norma Zoel Clurenm-e Zokoe l49l l5Ul Lois Ahrens Dorothy Ainslie Alive Aksamiloslci Mary Aksamiloski John Aleszha Rita Andrew Arlene Ardrey Vonda Axford Adaline lioehn Dorothy Barrel Carolyn Berglund Zelma llergman Howard Blanton Eddie Boogard Peggy Bousman Lillian Brown Eugene llullcowslxi Loyd Burkholder Bob Burnett Luville llyrne Calhern Carone Jean Cavver Charmaine llltielty Esther Civinskas Geraldine Clifford Donna Cudney .loyve Culp Dorothy Czlonka Anne Daniels Dale Danzevoorl Johanna De Puy Betty De vos Pat De Vriend! Nlavis De Witt Robert De Young Fleh-her Failing Bob Faulkner Peter Feenslra Rosemary Finneman Marilyn Finslrom SUPHOMOKIS S'I'RA'l'ElllH'l'S Carlson, Braun. 0'llearn Geraldine Allelmaugh Bette Anderson Bruce Anderson Angelyn Andree Hen Balenberg Delores Halt .lolin lleglhel John liendolsarlin Maryellen Bower George Braun V'alt llreuer Don Brown Maryon Cardinal Ruth Carlin Marjorie Carlson W'ayne Carlson Barbara Coleman Geraldine Coleman lleity Crane Phyllis Crisp Marjorie Dauser Gloria Davidoski ,lc-an De Bok Ruth Den llraber Lois Dominisk Arlene Downing Holland Dunnetle Laurel Ellerlein Lorraine I-'lak Marvin Fongers Patric-ia Freel Carol Frey la hes of '46 The Class of '46 get off to a rather late start this year but after several futile attempts to elect officers, in which the aspirants to office were few and far lmetween, finally mau- agecl to gain a complete lwallot during the second semester. Those elected were Barbara Ual-learn, presiclentg Dick Carlson, vice presi- rlentg Roh lfaulkner, seeretaryg and George Braun, treasurer. Mr. Guy served as sopho- more adviser. , E ""' Hom umor Sophomore home rooms have lJt'K'll particu- larly enterprising this year. lloom Sill with Edith Altman as homl anal stamp representa- tive was the lirst one to achieve 100 per cent in the lfourth Wlar Loan Drive. The other sophomore home rooms, ISIZA, 234A, 33-"ll, l4Cv. 2414. 132, 232. 228. 231, have nlaintainecl high averages all year. ln room 234, which includes many seniors, stamp sales were sparked lay Sophomore Betty Grace. "GOD BLESS AMERICA" Standing 1 Poet Fira! Row - WY:-iclenlnu-ller, Veldman, Carlson Sem-onfl Row LMISS 'l'RAl"l', Marvue. Zelnan. Weilterl. Baer 'llhircl Row 1 Welders, Burgess. Vanllenrlegom Carl Fry litla Furtney Volga Gaiper lflnworth Gel Hob Geltlerblom Lois Grail' Phil Grebel Dave llaallsina Gordon llale Bob Hamlnontl Nola Heath Flnlna lleemstra l-ldv ard llelzer Rose Herfla Ralph llerpolalxeimer Yvonne llorlistrasser George llougerhyde Mary lloogerllytle Patricia lloughtaling ,loyn-e lloving Earl Jasper Noreen Jeffers Wendell .lcffrey Gladys lxaiierlain Ray lxallkofen Dwight Kcllar Marie Kent Evelyn Kerska Catherine Kit-sum Arnold lxomar Dorothy Lavelle Virginia Leader jim Lepm-h Gordon Lerllaar Bob Lessa John Mavll Allen Mars-us Bill Mt-Connell Lillian Melelonis Agnes Mienlelt mil Giguwski 'Vlary Giron Betty Glowat-ki Leon Gordon Eugene Harnlsen Flnrenee llartuniewiez llarry Haw-lliursl Dick llealfl Dorothy ll!-slinga john lleas- Cheryl Iletlu Frances Hippensteel Betty Hut:-liens Robert lgnasiak Betty ,Iahen ,Ioan ,lansnia Marjorie Kanehl Ruth lxarnerlian Barbara Kaufman .l. Leal Kaufman Guri hnulson llon Konpana .luliua Kuprie. lloh Lambert Gerrit Leu:-e-enkamp llerman Lewceki Holm Lewis Mark Lolir Walter Mikila Gerald Miller Hubert Miller :I villa Muxnplier 52 EXPLORERS IN MlCROSC0l'lCAl, REALMS Marcus, Kerska, Kanehl lloh Nlooney James Mooney .lohn Morrlas Hill Morris Koberl Nvperola Vera Niewiadomski Phylis Norlhquisl Lois- Nybvrg Alive Osadrhuk Wilma Osterhaven Thelma Uumirlian Eflllie Owsinski Clarence Paulsen .lanice Pekaar Donald Pilon Jane Peter:-en Keith Pierson .lustine Plonski Robert Potlllig Stanley Polar-ki Patricia Prus lirlwarcl Reese lieth Remington Don Reyers Mary Russ Pal Sanders Eleanor Srhipper Marjorie Schneider Katherine Hietsma Florenve Simunail. Julia Skok Gerald Skurupski Laverne Mo:-her llarriel Murray Marjorie Napierala Joyve Nelson Steve 0'Brian llarlrara 0'llearn Lorraine Ulm-ganii-zak Theresa Oros Caroline Pavilir George Paniwozik joe Parks Joy Pau Virginia Peterson Marion Phelps Ronnie Pliisvalor Louis Pievho:-ki Kalhline Pool Jign Pos! Roger Post June Pratt llill lleynrler-a Ton Ring ,lim Row an Luville Ruclik John Sehouwink Marian Seagren .loym-0 Shearer Josephine Sllinjola Joe Skryski Marian Slaughter Joe Sleyiak i roll unter Shrewd sophomores ponder over arduous experiments in what seems to he a favorite tenth-grade suhject, biology, and naturally enough some, nnmoved hy the fear of hard work, come through with high standards. This group consists of Allan Marcus, Caroline Bergman, Maryellen Brower, Mavis De Witt, Herbert Wveidunfeller, Jean Wvapner, John Hess. and Charles Sedan. Somethin New Newly organized. the Junior Girl Reserves really got into the swing of things hy making scraphooks for the U. S. U.. hemming wash cloths for the lied Cross. and taking hrst prize for the cutest table decorations at the annual Girl Reserve hanquet helcl at the Y.W.C.A. With the help of their president. Carolyn Berglundg vice-president. Mariam Seagreng secretary, Alice Osadchuckg treasurer, Betty Boryceg and their adviser, Miss Fieltlncr, the girls made themselves known around School, EAGER IJOERS 5eated- Fik. Berglund Standing1B0ryce Seagrnn, Osadchurk, MISS FIELDNEK llrnre bmith Margaret Smith William Smith lirir Smiller Shirley Stehouwer lit-tty Stevens ,loan Stevens Lt-on St. Pierre Arlene Tlxotnpson Catherine Thrasher Louis Tigrhon Barbara Timmerman Ken Vander llyde Don Vander Laan Beatrix-e Vanalcr Male Doris Vande Yu-so Marv in Verhaar Ilona Yr-rw ys liilleen W'ali-ull Norden W'arlieltl ,loyve Weirlert hleline Wienyler Mart Ann Wkwstvclll l-iltun Wheelt-r Il:-lures Williams Lois Wilson Norman Wisniske Nant-y Wblforrl Fred Yost I.. D. Ze-vk Elma Zevff ,lim Sneathen Marjorie Sparks Betty Stankie-.fit-1 Laura Staskiewicz Alive Strung Bob Sw artz 'Vit-rle 'l't-lgenhoff Loay Tnrwee Raymond Towns ,lark 'frontman Louis Turetslxy Robert Yan Allsburg ,lat-ky Van ilenlerel Harold Yan Loozenoorfl Hiltlu Van Rae Marvin Vent-klasen Roh W'orn Bob W'ass Eileen Weitlcnfellf-r Don W1-icleratan Dolores Whitaker Dawn White Marie Wiclhouwer Barbara YYilt-ox Andrew Wood ,los-cphinn Wrigltt violet W'ysorki Mary Ann Yokahitus Autlry Zveryp Ruth Zemitas Charles Zlydaszyk FIHCSIIMAN FUNCTIONARIES MISS lVlr'DlQRMOTT, Neper, Haacl:-ma, Milanoivski. Ackerman Arlene Ackerman Dolores Adamska Mary Alberts Helen Ambrose Saralyn Bakker Virginia liuranowski Kathleen llarns Carol Barrello Gloria Bianchi Rudy Blultner Iris Bodle Beny Bolton Ruth Apkarian Pearl Armstrong Lois Arthur Kenny Baxter Ruth Bergsma Gloria Heye Helly Boryce Agnes Bouterse Donna Bowkamp lashes of 94 David Haadsma was chosen president of the freshman Class early in the yearg Vir ginia Nepcr, vice presidentg Marcella Milanowski, secretaryg and Arlene Acker- man, treasurer. Miss McDermott acted as adviser. The freshmen have been peppy partici- pants in the numerous war drives that have taken place within the school this year. Members particularly helpful to the class in serving as promoters of these drives are Harry Havelhorst, Barbara Hazekamp, Yvonne Hoekstasser, Shirley Flora, Merlin Sumner, and Bob Lambert. Norris Brookens Donna Brown Lorraine Burger David Burkholcler Francs Christopolos Blanche Clifford Billy Clinger ,lim Collins Marie Damson Lucille De Roos Virginia Dewey Bob Doxey Beverly Fik Shirley Flora Loren Forrl Don Glauz Evelyn Byrne Gloria Cahill Rosalie Castle Donna Cebelak Connie Covey Peggy Crane John Cundilf Mearl Czuhai Elizabeth Dunnette Margaret Dyer Roger Farren Dolores Faulkner Eugene Cnber Kenneth Godfrey lvak Coller Irene Grewats Don lridley Warren brooler-. Norm: Jean Haan Jana! llaxnlner Mary inn Herrman Feurgla lleyboer I'om lleybuer Wilma lleyboer llulh ,lohn on lorralne lxelley Lorrenn kelly Shirley lurllancl Belly Hanson Marie Haskins Ruth Herman llarold llookelt Dun Hilfflllan l 1 xl Ja: 0 hs Dolores koehe llara lkrekorlan Huy ltrelnwuz Q' af 46 , 4 1 ' . A ,. ..,lE.A 5 H I A ,. b , 3,2 ' E znun , ' ' ' ' ' -:L ,.':, ,. ' 3 ei l rr I Y ' c I ' L ..i. Q y ,,.r "'l ll' 4 f . 4 ,, 1 5 1, , ' ., .gp 'Q:,,, if "',,2 :" Q Q If 3 ' . 1 ' I ' 1,l, ookie anpower A troop of second-line defenders was making a forward march when freshmen hoys started learning the knack of hand- ling and using machines in the machine shop this year under L'Inspector" Mr. liaver. Close behind in a second rank were the freshmen girls taking home economics. The aroma of appetizing chow tickled the nos- trils as it floated from Miss Fieldner's kitchen while down the hall the whir of sewing machines and clicking of needles could he heard from Miss Lundbergis and Miss Traut's rooms. Several of the fresh- men girls completed their required year of home economics. Gerald Kruss Peier Kulesza Ruth Kurkjian Siephany Kurlenda liarhara Leith Gene Liltell Genevieve Mun' .lark Maher Warren McKellar Charles McNulty Richard Merelr-ky Delores Merlley Belly Mollo .loyce Mooney Harold Morrison Husmig Mullian ,loan Lange Henry Lori-man Adeline Lazarski Durollny Lazuslsi Evelyn Maman Gary Maynard June Mn-Carlhy Bell Mrllenry Bill Mesery Marcella Milunaslni lid Milewski Bill Miller Al Munz Louise Nalhandian Lorraine Nash Virginia Neper AA M KIIHINISTS l"lRS'l'-CLASS Jnzynski. Polegn. llrirlley, Me-eery. Sparks CREATING BETTER CITIZENS Crane, Remaly, Czuhai N - we Peter Nowia-ki Glen Ozinga Violet Petriclt Mary Phillips Virginia Raterink Ilarold Rittenhouse ,lim Rose Luis Russell Gerry Sienltel Ilethal Silverthurn ,lean Simpson Patty Sluder Virginia Pierce Ruth Proper Abner Ragins Caroline Schriver Betty Shippy Iffl Shustha Ilarllura Sluzen ,lean Snellink Iluruthy Sopkuw:-.lei oll Sharks Because of the coming national elections, voting and the hallot system were investi- gations of the topmost interest to the fresh- men civics class this year under the guidance of Miss Masters. These enlight- ened youths of today will he the progres- sive adults of tomorrow. The discussion of current events tied the present day happenings in with the theme of studyfto learn the duties of a citizen and to gain a better understanding of our government and how it affects us. Crackerjacks of the class were Peggy Crane, Mearl Czuhai, and Lawrence Remaly. Delores Sosnowski Anna Speth Diana Stacey I-'elecea Staskiewim-z Merlin Sumner Robert Trapp A rclella Trend! May 'frontman Min-key Van Oosten Gay Van Otteran Phillip Versluis Don Vosburg Don Wliesl Lorraine W'0zniak Luis Wfright Fred Zeef Helen Stepanehuk Richard Stephens Jacquelyn Stratton Georgia Stuart Shirley Tweddale Barbara Upton Charles Valkemn Frans-es Van Dyk Lynnie Waddell Arlene W'allace Alma Jean Yvelhun Donna Wit-hert Charles Zeitter Frank Zenk Leonard Zokue Youll opeful It's 8:1201 New fied the last strains of th glings dash to beat e clanging bell. Once inside the comparative safety of the home- room, the juveniles may settle down to the business of making more noise than his C7 neighbor All . seventh graders heartily agree that it's a great life-and uso grown-up too". The newcomers now ini- tiated into the swing of high school have U0 I I . . . D ne a I out for activities and war projects. . f ,Y IN ROUM 347 5 or Tm, D5 G 'rue IWW HEARIN - ..-Anderson. Beyer Cullen' DUHIB7' Standing: Chickv. Armstrong. H Fig-sl Ruw"' ' ' ' b Knee-, Arn0lllv and others -. B. ten erg Second Row A Triangles, multi ,an frac- tions may be confusing, but url plication tables d D it er the watchful eye of their teacher, Miss Van Wlicklin, the eighth graders are gradually learning the fundamentals of math. The blackboard proves lo be helpful and inter- esting when a junior mathematician is stumped hy a story or a dillicult division problem. 13 Q5 ea Z C: ulxmi View . auf , ne, 5 Ryland' FUTURE M, 'MISS Vi THEMA 'UV W. Tig, 'Cru MS JA, I ensen I i fuk. 9, 'nan' M rlliwu Many a seventh grader has a feeling of fear and wonderment as he enters his new life-high school. Divided into groups, these newcomers meet once a week with a senior counsellor who helps them iron out their new problems and prepares them for the day when they will be on their own as ex., ve the Class of 1950. . 95 .oo oe"vJ"'e3 . 95 -5-9 - 3 MW' wwf" Kwai V- to 57 so SWS af ,f lkx W ,M ljgwf B Salute to the V- orkers X Qi . 49' 0.-yr' ,- ' t anew 9' 3495 S5 9003600 9? new 9 ts Cv 4995 409-, . , f .519 1 Q0 fxv 0459 9582 None the less energetic is the Girl Reserves Club which has undertaken many projects, such as knitting afghan squares, dressing dolls for the Santa Claus Girls, making slippers, and providing for Christmas baskets. The Y.W.C.A. was the scene of many of their banquetsg the annual conference, which many Union girls attended, and the co-ed dances. 6cAny bonds today?" Promoting the sale of bonds and stamps is what the Victory Council, with Cleo Vander Molen as president, specialized in. They also made a commendable job of the Fourth War Loan Drive, not to mention the several all-school committees such as the Traveling Assembly and Vocational Week. Shown is a grade representation of the council. 601 .A Aer . AT -06 ve' ff yVaVne . QY yyovfe' yn-3 ,uh ' 'Rib 0? - -mf Kuxeifuiim xgb kievut 1 Bere . Ewa 000.1 f The rhythmic snip-snip of scissors and the purr of a sewing machine were proof enough that the making of slippers and bedjackets by the Junior lied Cross, under the leadership of Dorothy Ver Boom and the guidance of Miss Dockeray, was a lalmorous project. These girls also contributed to the USU., the China Fund, and other social organizations. Tmzv semi success seated-in ..1.... er, Mergenlhulcr. Lundberg: standing-,x.,,hr0,e, o'Henm, castor, cm.-ky Toast to th est CI.1gy,.. .R R , -L' - ::'n0mu suis furnab en' Pi l L . e,-A. Mzssin R-inlalvgg-. Hana Q. 3 'xno -ujev 'high Ugln. ' ' Jud ' A Mum, Wy AZT, Our first toast goes to the two Dillingham Cup winners. P00 Cleo Vanderlllolen and Paul Blekking. The cup. given Sv6""1,Zf'x.:7'lQ,v in memory of Mr. G. O. Dillingham, a former Union teacher, is awarded for superiority in both scholarship 's"i'1s."0-,0"'ilfgf:f-,3'r-n, and leadership. S0 YOU ARE THE ONES Cleo Vander Molen. Paul Blekking x 5 J e .1 I1 'ls "- W." 1:.'f"qa"Sf 0,1 "hd so 'hi Sen eq! e,.p'1, oe-,Z 'W ' C2900 'fa "'w"'f0 "ahh, tearful? Bei, Le, "Un Na, BQ, V a .0 ,I may 48,6 ' H as "O 08,80 Next, a toast to the unusually large number of Gold Key winners, nineteen in all. These students are named by the faculty for their leadership in extra-curricular activities, their character, service, and scholarship. Last but not least. hercfs to the Christine M. Keck Creative Arts Award winners: to Wilbur Bailey for originality in mathematicsg Robert Godsey for historical and literary insightg Elizabeth Pierson and Douglas Morse for art ability. The Marion L. Jennings Scholar- ship for excellent work in language goes to Robert Godsey, Jim VanOosten, James Ranta, and Betty Barnaby. Ann Hanawich receives the Home Economics Award. 6 Tom0rr0w9s Never a dull moment in the R. O. T. C.l Look at Company lf, training urookiesfi learn- ing war from new manuals, and drilling hard to heat the arch rival Co. F. This year, with enough new men to make three platoons in each company, the R. O. T. C. is working hard on the home front. Social leaders on this front are the sponsors - eight to each company. These girls .. ,, H are spoken of as morale builders hy the cadets. lhese morale builders drill and work as hard as do the other cadets and, though their drill never quite tops the fellows, they certainly do just as Well at the art of doing the right flank. SPONSORS First Row-Van Auken. Reiner. Liuel. Sevund Row-Busse. Yerhey, Sparks, Eckxnzln. Third Row-De Witt. De Rom., Levenduwski, Jueohs, llzunmonrl, Haxzekum p. COMPANY E First Row -- Kinclig. llarrison. W'ysoclci, Zulke. DeVries. Second Row--Stryski, Hillman, Golembiewski. Third Row -lleyhoer, Fnngers, Anderson. Young, Swartz, llummerlund, Sobt-zak, Lozicki, London, Kupris, Blok, W'o0d. Misery. Havelhorst. Dole, Kuklewski, Kolk- ofcn, Snook. Vosshurg, W'ylie, Gessner. Fourth llow--Grusnis, Mosher. lloogerhyrle, Konlur, Mu- Kellar, Lessa. Schawe, Vosburg, Mooney, Ramsey, Snculhen, Hockett, Maynard, Gottfried, Fiedorowicz, Miller, Sehuellte, Weingixle, Failing. Fifth Row--VanYs-aeltlyke, Jr.. Tolsmu, Bendolcailis, Jen- sen. Feenstru. DeYries, llurmsen, Peterson, VerHaur, Nowielci, Stevens. Parks, Kunst, Slcurupski, Johnston, llc-lzer, Miller. Leopold, Vrznsh. .I.Jes All through the school year tlrill is carriecl on by the R. 0. 'l'. C. - with an eye on perfection. Company l" has come close to attaining this goal, by winning for two clillerent years the award given annually to the best company in the city. During the past year Company lf men have hccn engagetl in ushering activities, putting on the flag ceremonies at assemblies, ancl carrying on the many tluties of caclets in the li. O. 'l'. C. Competition hetween companies is most intense. However, all rivalry ceases when men from hoth companies gather to fire for the 2 school rilie team. This group of latls, pos- sessors of goocl eyes and steady hanfls, practiced fliligently ancl were rewarclccl hy gaining honors in the city meets. POT SHOTS kneeling- ilnrmsen. Peterson. Mzlrgis. Stunnlingixan Allsburg. llowkulnp. Suhievhowski Gossnvr. CUMPAYY F First Row - Jasper. Second Row -Hut-mek. Mnrgis. Huwluunp. lxinllig, llvvries Third llow-Ct-tif-rquest. G1-ssner, Sohit-1-llowski, lleyboer. Fourth Row -Timmer. lhlrgstalllor. Yi-est-r. Griclley. W'is- neski. Zeeff, Warfield. Morris. Kaufman. Oh:-rnu-yer. Yveronko. Yunclerlintl. Yeltlers. Morrison. Peterson. D. Ubernieyvr. Hawkins. ll:-nningsen, Van't Hoff. Carlson. Driiovr. W. Carlson, Paulsen. Stephens. Van Ellen. Welhon. Fifth Row-1lxlup. Wvnss. Worn. Puniwozilx. lxoopmnns. Mikitn. Marcus. Yunkllsburg. hhurphorne. Sky:-ki. Tnrllamr. llruxlal. Begtllol. Mourer. lgnusiuk. Votlry. Runlal. Wllitf-. Shoup, jones. lNc-pernlu. Littell. Lewis. Collins. Sixth Row-Winllington. lit-nkes. Zokue. Keller, Czuninznr. Krzmss. Lewin-ki, Vumlr-rPlot-g. Vers-on-ken, Bvaute. Keufer, Roth. Trapp. Nlcwulty, Koppenol. Yost, Grebel, Relnuly. Collins. jenkins. Civelski. Sparks. Adams. oral S eeialists Debate is the democratic way! Successfully em- ploying this technique, Unionvs delwate team won first place honors in the city contest this year. Vllith aspirin to ward off the Gremlins of pro- duction perplexities, the staff has produced a hook that is, they hope, Hworth hghting for." BRAIN WORKERS Nelson, Smith, Wvolfson, Gruenhuuer, Blekking, MR. ALBERS 64 SOCIAL W'0RKI'lIIS Lundberg. Delluun, Fredcrirksun, Leven, Mergenlhuler, W'iersmu, VanO0slen, Stone, Bailey and Ranlu MIRACLE WORKERS First Row1DeHuun, Associate Editor, Vandenherg, Vidru, Wolosiecky, Voss, Mergenlhaler, Johnsen. Second Row-Tomusik, W'iersma, VanderMulen, VunOoslen. Blekking, Bailey, Leven, Managing Editor. Third Row-- Sachs, Winslow, Van Oss, Simpson, Uruenbauer Turner, Morse Meeting once a week with juvenile newcomers, senior Counsreliors are kept busy giving intelligent answers to never-ending questions. The guidance of these advisers gives direction to the minds of future leaders of the Class of '50. sic otes v 0,.x , no 04- t W tow. yk1',x,a"gx330"x 'A' , F -u , xv MV 0- ee' 0' 'V-'Y ogaxv' Qekix exlox 07 ei- Nkxtxx New X' .xv . fi "Y 1- l' ea .cs ..-fia..w'1ef-221-rt'Q'fr'a2210223- ii W' ge , ' . .+ L xc. 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X ' xx . 06' Q56 ,450 M' XF' . xx QR xoxcxivd- xy one A V+ .gvh C, WA' .469 sv" C690 ve' do X Vw Q-0 Q-. xx ' 'B . Y' . ', .aegevwll 'that 'Y' f-w xzvtiz 'Gay ,S Mo vo xavin X f ' vga? cr" -fx' JW ve' as-0' HAND xl:-l. SPP. lin-dur. liurlson. Barre! Hurr- lay. llauumunrl. R Yer-vlionr. llummonrl. Vvllitulivr. 'Vli-sing-lhirkhzurfl. Fellmr-r. Mikitu. Parker. Ruben. Left lu Right - Bald- win. Wilkinson. Post. Lu Bri-nz. Bri:-ker, Nzmu-in-k. Min- K- lfurgve-s. lun-lon. Minllvl. Sonlmmann. Puwloski. llimo. Simpson, Czmliner. Mu- 1-r. llluin. l'1-vk. ll:-Kruif, Tieleluzn. Whnml. Kinmlig. lleybm-r. Irwin. Weulherbee, ulrrink. Ludwig. R. llnnnuond. hula- wznrl. Pelu 1. llluin. Welrh. Chris-topnlous. Deiluung. Ju-pc-r. Y.ml.0uzm-nuurd. Lundberg. l'1-rsvhhui-liar, lleadsmu. Smith. lh-rggren. Yun Alls-burg. Sw!-unuy, Finslrum. llugg. L65 eadin Corresponding with girls from other countries who have come to the United States to study home economics was one of the mai11 projects of our Home Economics Club here at Union this year. Making utility 'bags and knitting afghan squares are among pieces of fine work these girls did under the progressive leadership of their president. Donna Balgoojen. Contributions to the Red Cross and the Foreign Lan- guage Scholarship were highlights of the Latin Club this year. Other aetivities were after-school sales to help rnake these generous contributions plentiful and sponsor- ing a talk on lndustrial Nursing by a former member of the Latin Club. Amelia Vidro and Norma Lumlwick, the first- and second- semester presidents, made these activi- ties interesting. Malcing scrapbooks for service men at Fort Custer kept Spanish Club mem- bers busy this year. During this project the members attended educational movies about Latin America. Other activities were sales to raise money for the Foreign Language Scholarship. For the H o r i Z o n Club members, MService to the Communitya' is no idle mottog it is an actual reality. Knitting afghans, helping in the hospital. and caring for ehildren whose mothers work are a few of the projects accomplished by the girls. KNIT ONE, PURI. TWO Sealed 1 Wilkinson, Schulz, Drager, Wick- slrum, MISS 'l'IlAllT. Standing 1lIi1-lmrrls. Balgouyen, Bonczkowski. lililllil CAESAR First R0w1P:urker. Anderson, Slrassler, Cus- tor, Wlrlosievky. VnnderM0len, Bruinsma, Vidru, Zeilnske, Mergenlhuler. Ser-ond Row - liudwick, Bruyn. Dockery, Orlh. Terpsira. THE SPANISH VEGl'C'l'AIlI,IC STOR Osadrhuk, Be with, Heukexna THE RISING HORIZONS S e u 1 e el - X Duznlen, Napier: MISS BOTTOF Fellmer, Berl vitch. Standing 1 A dersun, Richar Leader, L. Sl kiewiez, IS. Koi D. Koen-1. Missing-F. St Ikiewiez. t 'Ts.3m?"""l!'fYs Q ivewires Making and selling peanut brittle with Miss Laible as chief chef was one of the important contributions that the Humane Club made this year. Proceeds were given to the Red Cross, War Chest, and other organiza- tions. The sale of Easter Seals to help the crippled children was another activity of the club, Betty Crane was president. The Varsity Club, under the gavel of Gorden Timmvr- man, this year began a crusade to revise letter-earning standards. Along with this task the club decided to leave a memoriam to their Alma Mater. The members have labored to uphold the symbolic ideals and tradi- tions of our school by presenting high ambitions. Mem- bership is obtained in the Varsity Club by winning a major letter in any sport, all new members being initiated by charter members. It was successfully proved by the l94l-4 Hi-Y club that their creed. which states that the purpose of the Hi-Y is to create, maintain and extend through the school and community high standards of Christian character, could be applied to the life of the young American boy. Under the able direction of Mr. Reynders the club pro- vided interesting meetings for its members, and also sponsored a basketball team which entered the city Hi-Y league. The club, being very active in all branches of society, helped sponsor the Saturday night dances at the Y.M.C.A. and the Y.W'.C.A. THE PEANUT ISRITTLIC MAKERS Berglund. Finslrom, H. Crane, P. Crane, MISS LAIBLE. IDIQALISTS First Rowvlwll. HENRY, Lueeus:-e, 'l'imlnerln.An Second Rowiwjsoeynski, Van Allsburg, Niew- iadomski, Canfield. OBSERVING THE RULES Standing - Buuwkamp, B l a r k - port, Reynolds. Van Allslrurg, Stone, Vanflosten. Huber, Wielsma. Lundberg, T e r p s I r a , Morse, DeHaan. Seated-Turner. Hendrickson, Johnson, Blekking, MR. REYN- DHRS. .-if orale Boosters Kozmdchs uh, woyosiecld, U., ff" Q o 4 bex Lu Sachs, BPD Pl5YYbKl1'urexsk!'v hte Norfluwrkl A nova, mm, Wfler' Garb fwlichuyoskx Wl'he pep, the pep, we got it, now keep it," was the familiar cheer given by the boys and girls in the red and white chubby uniforms of song and cheer leaders whose vim, vigor, and vitality brought out the school spirit this year at the pep assemblies, football, and basketball games. With money earned and energy to spend this year, the song leaders pitched in, made new red pleated skirts for themselves, and bought pants for the cheer leaders. With the help of hearty promoters in the Athletic Council, guided by the ener- getic Mr. Marckwardt, fifteen pep as- semblies were performed with the greatest of ease. Thanks Went to lVlr. Liskey for spon- soring several assemblies boosting ticket salesg to Mr. Henry for the South assem- bly, and to lVlr. Hess for the Ottawa Hills attendance booster. PEP SPONSORS First Row-- Nordmark, Smith, Orlh, Wolosieeky, Bunn, Sachs Second Rowiflrehel, Kozlovich, Alberts, Ambrose, Chicky, Wapner, Michnloski, Levandoski, Thompson, Tureisky Third Row - Zee ff, Lutz, Coleman, Carlson, Pierson, Watson Ileeren, Blekking, Gigowiki, Mikita C M PVT. CHARLES HESSEL lib. Murine Corps Grid Greats .- 'Y g00'l5 l .Y XM Thin!! ep L ' ln a pre-season game, the Red Hawks walloped Tech by a 26-0 margin. Creston, coming to House- man Field with a very powerful team, took the measure of our Hawks 13-0. The next game, a clash with Central, was played in honor of Hessel, a tackle, who left for the Marines after the game. Although outplaying the Centralites by a 4 to l margin, Lady Luck handed them a 7-0 defeat. Tech was again beaten by the hard-driving Hawks, this time 14-7. Under the lights of Houseman Field the Union cleatmen displayed scoring skill in conquering Holland 21-0. On the eve of the Catholic game, Fletcher, an end, was called into the Marines. The Sukup-coached team held the eventual City Champions scoreless for three and one-half periods r before being overwhelmed 20-0. The Ottawa game, although a 12-6 vic- tory, proved to be a thorn in the side of our team, for Van Allsburg, hard-driving back, broke his leg and was out of the alittle red jugn battle with South. South, displaying a brilliant passing attack, won by an 18-6 score. Abe Moerland, guard, won all-city honors. MAKE IT GOOD Left to right--'l'in n man. Kra Ch 1 I lx I C field. Hause M I- ml L FIRST Tlf.'UVl First Row-'l"lel1-her. Hesscl, Chrysler, Lenlz. Moerlanxl. Hauser. Timmerxnan. Canfield, Wjsovzynslci. Kalawart Second Rowi Pulaski, Reynolda., Borlcowr-ki. Ruben, Relcuki. Krauie. Yan Allhburg. Phillips. Stout, Chapel. Third Row 1 MR. LISKEY, Wealherbee, Kulhawick, Kalchuk, Terpstra, COACH SUKUP, Nowicki, Di Sabatini, Fransen. Falicki, Kurkjian, ASSISTANT COACH CHAMBERLAIN. CO-CAPTAINS Mnerlanrl, Hauser ootball Scores Team Tech .,..., Creston ...... They 0 ,.......13 Central ...... ..... 7 Tech ....., ..... 7 Holland 0 Catholic Central ......Ac....... 20 Ottawa 6 South ,.,, ....,,, 1 8 We 26 0 0 14 21 0 12 6 Goal inders Our seconcl team, playing u six- game schedule, wouml up its unlier- alflecl season witli a recorml of three games won and three games lost. HAltl1ougl1,'7 as Coach tlliamberlin asserted, Htlie team was probably as well balanced a squad as has ever been Helded in many years, two po- tential stars were uncoveretlf' They are De Vries, a center, and Vander Laan, a guartl. These two boys will do much to fill in and hal- ance the vacancies made by the gradu- 1-2-3 5"'F'1' . ation of ten of the regulars on the De vmmnd mm Hrst squad. BICCUNII TEAM First Row - Nelson, Held. Paulson, Burkholrler, Czuhiu, De Vries, Wviesl. Vancler Laun, l.e:u'lx. Blair. llfesi. Sm-ond Row-Hanenhurg. Zeck, Mooney, Reynders, Yokubilus, Vander llyde, Castor, Burnett, Skryuki, Third Row-Jarvis, Kisiuluwski. Miller. Towns, Rowan, Zuzalski. Ferguson, COACH CHAMBERIAIN. Gill. Pierson Young. llzmrlslnn, Wkiiviu. V Fourth Row - Mvijzirlhy, Shuslu. lloffmam. lgnnsiak. Kiefer. Sub:-zulu. Baxter, Mn-Keller. Smith. T if s 'I I 1 2 nlted h s 11 IQ vf UNF -eviiaxixtvm Star, 1.9 h'iv.:"'If"' 0 CIXVX- 'on' 'fn 1 ,ng - C0 l":4,,P ' "YI y-,, .' ' IT Sezumlx Oyhk EV, K 'll V' If "" ol., ,fLl.:Kf'ig1fu., 1, -"ini, "ON "Iwi, - ln- 1, , 0 i Il me ew., The Union Red Hawks, after pushing through six successive victories against Creston, Tech, South, Catholic, Ottawa, and Central were faced with a formidahle foe in the Christian Eagles. The records of the two teams thus far in the season were identical and both were keyed for fast action. In this game the Hawks suffered their first defeat, howing to the Eagles, 37-18. Undaunted by the defeat, Union moved on to the second round and for the second time trounced Creston, Tech, South, Catholic, Ottawa, and Central in that order. The season was climaxed hy another CLASS A CHAMPS Kneeling-Rekuki, De Vries, Vander Plnsse, Kean, Coleman meeting of the same two top teams, Christian and Union, each of whom had achieved a record of l2 wins and 1 loss. Christian again took the measure of the lied and Wihite, this time 112-29, in a game which was deadlocked until the middle of the fourth quarter. For the second consecutive year Union won the Class A Regional title, this time defeating Catholic, Creston, and Ottawa. The Hawks then ended their season losing to Muskegon Heights in the state tournament 23-23. The team's final record was I5 w on and 3 lost. Standing-MR. LISKEY, Timmerman, Bruinsma, Lucasse, Van Oss, Niewiadomski, Nelson, Krause, Hyink, COACH ELLINCSON ,x,,00 'Aly h, . quilt Ne 'hui' Tolly' , 1 Bfulv' 7'lna. jvfllhh .. mhuxxv- Y 'H"'3'm I i"I rn .x-.ALVXVN W '55evJA i ':01f3:"'f:n ,ova Y 'mv-mit k'1,,iN.tgohi' UQ x W yt... n,,M-..1,,,'WV dl www' 1. MII slln ' ket e dS llmp PS Yallalllll' U"iU'1'S 1111111 has l'f0l'?l'l "Doc," has lu-en seen aronntl Sf'lt00l for lo closi- one ol' the lintvsl seasons 1-yor wif about 0ightCl.n yearsq Six of which he lildyell dl Limoll' umll. Him it U ullul has tlevotecl to 1-oavlnng our lvasketlrall tho haslwllvalls art' again rlnstotl off. Uni' tg? . , , , , , ' ag Z anti loothall teams. Issuing fighting st-ason was not entirely SllCCl'SSllll so lat' X ' d U I I' I ' f K f . . iff ff-M 't 'lt ""' .f - - - - -Q . as lop winning nas t'Ullt'6l'll0tl lint the Ui tx K . Mor .N lllxt N me lu gamt' 0 len 'le twin lmmght homo another Amt ml- gi E- t4.1-rnlni-fl wlwtlxcr Union won the game lvclor. the City rugional trophy. anti llw fjtlsfjig 5 0" forlfxltefl ll- lroolis haw- l'nion tloxsn for secontl Nlotlvslly Doc lnlamecl himself lor place in the city lcagtn-. 5 5 2 losing games this yuar. saying, Ml feel Mr. lfllingson. lvetter ltnoun lo Union num... EHINMUX that l lliflllii got all ol' tht- qtlalitivs out lligh sltulents antl tCar'ln-rs. as just plain ol' thc tvam that I Conlcl ll3YP.-K BASKETBALL SCORES Creston 22 Union .... ...... 3 I Union ,,,,ii,,Y,,, 37 Creston aaa,., 28 Union .,.. a.,... 3 I Davis Tech 1-lt Davis Tech 18 Union ,,,,,,,ii,,, 5214 Ullioll .... w..... 3 3 South ...... 18 South aa,,.. 30 Union ,,,..ww 1. . I .0 . . 7 I , . Catholic 20 Um ll 25 lllll0Il 3 Catht 11C 30 Union 29 Ottawa a,aii,a,, 27 Ottawa ...aaa 39 Union ............ 514 Union ,aaaaaai .,.. 3 It Central ,,,aaa.,, 29 Central ......aaa 27 Union ......aataaa 38 Christian 37 Union .i,,,, 15 Union ...,......,, 29 Christian 22.42 i75l NEXT YEAR'S STARS Standing-COACH HENRY, Breuer, MUUUSY, Hess, Zevh. Fortuin Kneeling-Zlyduszyk, Faulk. ner. Chapel, Gigowski Q3 - , 5 ess'-vi vw tw xg. A9-5s"'i ,N H5 060 fqya 6 'Lei reef X , ,xvfet Y 9 '5 0 one ollow- s The early birds at the basketball games were rewarded by thrilling, close competi- tion of Union's second team and the worthy skill of many other of our city schools. We glorified the seoreboards by winning eleven games and losing three. Mr. Henry, who has spent eight years at Union, explained that we lost the three games because of bad passes at the South meet, over-conhdence against Central, and poor defense against Christian. However, brightening this rec- ord, we beat all three the second time the teams met. Lady Luck's absence at the first South game was most noticeable, as Marvin De Vries came down with scarlet fever and Dwight Keller contracted the flu, conse- quently we lost. For close moments in the season Bob Faulkner takes the spotlight, as his two baskets in fifty seconds ended the Creston skirmish with us in the lead. MOur second team this ear W said 7 Mr. Henry, uwon more games than any other previous team at Unionf, Only one game behind Christian, we defeated them 25-18, this score leaving us in second place. Left -- SUPPLY CORPS Kneeling 1 Gogulski, Czarnopys, Szymko Standing-Forluin, Cox, MR. LISKEY, Morrison, Ilowns Below T HATTLING IT OUT Zlyduszyk, Kellar, Zech, Hess. uff and uff Right, left, right, left went the heads of the spectators at the first tennis match played May 3 with South at John Ball Park. From fifteen promising players Coach lVley- ering tentatively picked Marvin De Haan as number one man and James Turner as number two. This year only five sets were played in the city tournament because of Tech's and Creston's failure to enter. Every quarter the twelfth-grade boys in the physical fitness gym classes took five strength tests to see how much they had improved. The five tests-sit-ups, squat jumps, squat thrusts, push-ups, and pull-ups - were taken in every high school and the average of each school compared. Some of the outstanding work was performed on the sit-up exercise with Dick lfarran doing 2000, Roger Noneman 2600, and Jerry lfalicki 2006. For the building of their backs, tumbling exercises are performed once a week. The pre-induction htness program was conducted by Milo Sukup. ll AClxl-ITEERS kneeling 1 Reynolds, M arg i ra De Hunn. blunding - Turner. Snuilh,W'ins low. C0 A CH MICYERINU PUSH-l'PS First Row 1 Lnnrlbf-rg. iferpslrn. vinrlerson, Sehippers. Second Row - Bailey, Van Ousten, Huber, Dulkie- wicz. ,IIT TUMBLING 08 Standing - Dutkiev ivz. Svhippers. Anderson. lluher. ,Ava Gillmun. Terpslrn. On the Mu!-Lundberg. Vain Uoslen, lluiley. r ,,-me, ati X TIME OUT Kneeling-Buzulski, Faliuki, Gnnzwoorrl, Riltenhonse, Johnson, Kula- warl, Thur. Standing-COACl'l ELLINGSUW. lxuehuek, Nelson. Niewiurlulnski Van Oss, Terpslra. Hinclrivkson. ut The baseball season got under way the last of March with the pitchers and catchers practicing in the boys' gym under the careful guidance of Coach Ellingson. when the weather hecame permissible, practice was resumed at Valley Field. Union's lineup was strengthened by the return of such veterans as Hog lvesterweel, Gordon Timmer- man, Fred Hendrickson, Carl Nelson, Jerry Falicki. Walt llekucki, Paul Van Oss, and Jack Vande Plasse. lack Vande Plasse was converted from an outfield- man into an excellent pitcher. Ed Wvysoczyneski, Bob Glass and Howard Fletcher Wh-KRMINC UP Rekuuki, Falic-ki, Vande Plasse. atchers Due to the loss of many hoys to our Armed Forces, the track prospects looked none too hright at the start of the season. Ninety lmoys answered the call, most of them freshmen and sophomores. Under the guidance of Coach Hess each hoy pro- gressed rapidly in morale and physical condition. Veterans returning were Co-Captains Kurkjian, De Vries, Koozlovieh, lfortuin, Chapel and Borkowski. The loss to the Air Corps of Co-Captain Hippensteel was felt keenly. DIRT PUIINDERS , ' f H A 1 1 i Kneeling-Anderson. Czulini De Vries. Johnson. Grundmnn, Gees hale .lolned Ullcle Sdrn S Armed llorceb' ner. lioullis., Kosluvieli. Furtuiin. Wheeler, Milewski, Kurkjian. Second Row-Gillmun. Failing. Szymvu. Blair, Collins, liurkholder, Pulaski, Dzieziec, COACH HICSS. Third Row-Cieelski, Carlson. Yokulilus. Kisulewski, Lentz, Vander Hyde, Anrdclnu, Cznrnopys, Ring. lgnusiuk. lull, Zenk. Fourth Row-Nelson, Peterson, lleulli, Smith, Yost, R. Post, Fansen. J. Post, Kaufman, Weisl, Mooney, Byle, Sleziak. GET NH-KDY Fifth Row--Cnt, Knprowski. Morrison, Lessai, Burgslaller, lless De Vries. Rnurlis. Kurkjian. Reynilcrs. 'l owns. F minin eat Plenty of pep. vitality. and a desire to win is a nn-agcr description ol' the athletic quali- hcrations of G. ll. C. girls. A lot of work lhut no girl will admit thatl and a determi- nation to succeed drive many a girl to her goal. what is a C. U. C. girls goal? ltls the l ' ' ' ' er numeral, which is her lrst awardg ol' sporting her brand new MU" on her red or white sweater-and then the day arrivcsl She is a senior and now eligible lor her all-city honor. It may he a small pin. hut, to a C. U. C. girl, lmehind it stands gen- uine achievement. ionor ol wearing h I. The wing and loot on the pin symbolize all those years she spa-nt out for lradminton, spcedhall, and her class ping-pong tourna- ments. That fast game of lvadminton has become a favorite winter sport for Union girls. An especially large group participated in the Thursday meetings held under the direction of Miss Margaret MacDonald. The girls are rnatchcd in twols to play for hve minutes so everyone can hay 'e a chance to swing the racket. Girls working for a sign up for the ping ments. not only for the credit but for the fun of competition. The partici- pants are paired off and play their games during class periods. Lor- raine Anderson. a senior, was the school champion the first semester a d li- f ' n rtty Barnahy the second semes- ter. wards always -pong tourna- SPEEDY SPEEDISAILICRS Gaca, Den llruber. Terpsira, Swanson. Vander Mule, Flipse, Hoving. Christopoulis, Caster. De Vos. Groggel The bowling season opened with a bang to the tune of rolling balls and ear-splitting crashes of falling duck pins. Meeting every Monday after school was no trouble to the girls. ln the early stages of their meetings the girls were divided into four teams. They were also taught the uartw of keeping score as done in leagues. With the seasonis end, tournaments were held to see who was tops. KEEP IT UP Left-De Vrienl, Van Cemerl, Telgenhulf, Doumn, Boryce Right-Ver WVys. Carlen, Stehouwer. Lnvelle, Goeman alley ootwor Speedball really sticks to its name and no fooling. This fast game is foot- ball cut down to girlis size. All girls working for athletic awards turn out each fall to participate. Every Wednes- day after school girls meet in the gym and face each other in two lines of defense with six girls in the center at a time. This year intra-class tourna- ments were cut out because of the many girls leaving the seventh hour for work, but their practice games showed skill. PIN GIRLS Virlro, Orth, Nlergenlllznlelg Crowley, Wiolusievky, Smith. Vanclenberg A large ball, about Hfty pairs of legs, and there you have the setting for a game called cage-ball. It may be a little hard on heads and backs but cage ball has a large backing of enthusiastic followers. ln two lines of defense on each side of a dividing line are girls sitting with hands supporting them while they give the large ball a swift kick now and then with their feet. This game bans the use of hands so a penalty is inflicted whenever players resort to them. ll' 1 P w i 0

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