University High School - Bisbila Yearbook (Minneapolis, MN)

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Nor is it our purpose to use the theme of the Indian as an isolated subject. True, the word Bisbila means 'Little Gopher, in the Indian language, but how many of us knew this? And how many of us realize our lack of understanding of those groups, symbolized by the Indian, which are considered to be in the minority. The Indian: background and backbone of America. The cover displays an arrow and a peacepipe, symbols of aspiration and harmony. Should a cover or a color be all that one sees? The Indian suggests the prairies, the sunsets, the smoke of the camphres, the tang of America's his- toric past. The sod of the prairie is all green or all yellowg the skins of the men on it are all different. Their hearts and souls are harmonious. The smoke of the campfire is in the pages of this book . . . in that smoke, the dignity of mankind. . Seugfe tp lx I J ff' 1"tVxSog,'X f Tmdex Ag? 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Another of his responsibilities is the securing of stall members. A departure from past policies will be the provision for permanent positions for the department heads. S'rERL1No li. MITCHELL is a lieutenant commander in 'gcivviesfi His is the job, as assistant principal, of straightening out disciplinary problems and organizing schedules for classes and activities. ln addition, he is advisor to Senate and Dragotnen. Exousu: g'Men seldom malie passes at girls who wear glassesfi Dorothy Parl4er's aphorism has been contra- tlictetl again! The head of our English department, Iulia Nygaard, and Richard Alm, ninth grade teacher, are engaged. Tenth grade teacher Marion MacDonald, and Grace Daly, in her third year of teaching eleventh grade, make up the rest of the feminine contingent. The two other members of the department are Bisbila advisor and senior instructor, Dwight Burton, and the man responsible for developing all of U. High's dra- matic talent, Lauren Brinli, who is teaching his fourth year of speech. PEitsoxNEL: Strong . . . Kuder . . . l.Q .... psychology . . . advising . . . these are the conlining boundaries of W'alter Iohnson's position as personnel director. They are boundaries which present opportunities for working with wide varieties of student problems. One SUCIAIL STUD1lfS.' M11 Mellon, Mr. NICLC'77l1'0?7, Mrs. Phillips. PRINCIPAL: Dr. Mimzrd Szout. .ISSISTQINT PRINCIPAL: Mr. Mitchell. of his major concerns is the question 'WVhat Col- lege?" Another is "What job?" Personal problems of every conceiveable type find some solution in his tiny cubicle. julia Nygaard, girls' counselor, is also con- fronted with many of the same problems, each with a more feminine outlook. The big question, HCareers for girls?" is hers to help each girl solve. IVl.f1THElVI.1TlCS.' Mr. Slzznzert, Mr. D. Iolznson, Mit. 4'VlCCz1tcfic'0n. A 'il' ' 'V' F X:-OTRQTAQXX. Xb n .,,..v.f'kt OFFICE STAFF: Ilelwz .flncl'cr.f0n, Edftfi Nyqu1'.fZ. Not in p1'c'rz41'c'.' Rulh W ood. Seiaxes: Ever heard of Pithecanthropus Erectusi Ben Whit- inger, biology instructor and AVOC advisor, can tell you that and much more. Merton Iohnson, science nproff' is also advisor of the Photo Service Club. The third member of the department is Manfred Schrupp, instructor of freshman general science and golf coach. SOCIAL STUDIES: Ionathan Mclsendon, senior social studies teacher, has turned author with a book on new methods of teaching world history. That's not the only part of social studies that is being taught dilferently, however. Those who took U.S. History from Harmony Phillips last year would be a bit envious of the new way she taught it this year. lohn Matlon gives his seventh and eight graders an orientation of their surroundings. M.-x'rH: The one Scotchman among all the H1ohnsons" is George McCutcheon, who teaches eighth grade math and science and ad- vises Hi-Y and Chess Club. james Shunert, geometry and trig Hproff' is advisor of the sophomore class and the Aviation-Naviga- tion Club. Head of the department is Donovan Iohnson, who in- structs freshrnan math, and acts as advisor of the ninth grade and Driving Club. Newcomers last winter quarter were George Stan- ley, higher algebra, and Robert Price, seventh grade math. Oififieis STAFF: The ofhce staff is composed of Edith Nyquist, clerk, and Ruth Wood, office secretary. All school business, as well as the transcripts and records of students, is in their hands. They also supervise the work of the pages. Uxnfnau Airrs: ln her two years at U. High, Ruth Odland has changed her Commercial Department from an insignificant class in Vincent Hall to an important one in the new temporary. The Unified Arts Department is headed by Howard Nelson, indus- trial arts teacher who teaches two high school classes and advises two model clubs. The other two industrial arts classes are tatight by Willittm Kavanaugh, advisor of the Radio Club. Lois Ander- ' , 1- 6491-WL 1 ww M f Mai: J. UNIFIED ARTS: Mr. lung, Mrs. MacKenzie, Mrs. Lf1NGUf1GI?.'Nifr Tl'dlZdE ,M1'x5B1'1'lQmrzie1', Miss Pfce, Ilflr. Smith, Illr. Nelson, Mrs. Odfrznd. zffazzt, Ilflr. Kronhrzusen. son is the woman who develops all of U. High's artistic talent. The Home Economics Department is under the direction of Louise MacKenzie and Adelheid Price, who teaches ninth grade Unified Arts: Ioseph lung directs the Mixed Chorus and String ljnsemble, while Charlie Smith is in charge of the Orchestra and has an eighth grade home room. L.wctvAeE: One of the biggest barriers in the way of the UOne Wtirltll' concept is language. This is one reason why U. High has developed its language department. Dorothy Trandelf has been teaching her Spanish classes a little of the culture of Latin America. The German classes, instructed by Eberhard Kron- hausen and Emma Birkmaier, have learned to understand Ger- many better. Miss l5irkmaier's other class, Russian, has great sig- nificance right now. French is taught by Alix Noviant, who knows from her experiences in France the full importance of in- ternational understanding. LIBRARY: lean Smith, the librarian, is a well known bibliographer who has traveled extensively in South America. NURsE: NHealth Service" is no longer an excuse to get out of classes with our new nurse, Mildred Bickman, who has caught on to our Hdiseases" and made us realize the importance of the Student Health Service. Ct7s'roD1ANs: Isaac Newton Ireland, "poet laureate" of U. High, is much better known around the school as just HNewt." He has been with U. High since 1937 as custodian. The other member of this staff is Ruth Mann, the perky lady who keeps things looking nice in the school. P1iYs1cAL llnticarioxz No one knows how to keep boys physically fit better than Gerald Person. He teaches boys' physical education and coaches one major sport each quarter. Mary Bermingham does the same for the girls through the tenth grade. She also has led the G.A.A. activities the past two years. LIBR fIRIfl'V Mm Smzllz CUSTODI INS Mrs. Mann, NURSE: Mix: Bfcfqnmn. COACH: Gerald Person. M1 Ireland S1 X, il.. V 7 Q A M -Q-WV . CXQJQAJXXQG P5Su,.fQ2,zLf,TQ x.g3'r1.QJQ, f,ASL,..,5L,..11,'l J QLO-rf--Q., fbumfo LWQ: 7 ., , AQAQ fkfw-fQ -'34-'f""'X'-.Ci !DCf"":TQ X' 1:12.33 w'iv,Q,,L,,J,,.,,, ,!12VL,Qa,, ,N 4244! M gif-BQ 'Qfwu-us XEJAC-4-Q-4.fn,J. 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The dance, which took place in the Grand Ballroom of the Union on February twentieth, was another triumph as a large representation from every class was present. The large turnout combined with the high pressure salesmanship of the Iuniors in- sured adequate funds for the Prom. During the year the class chose their rings. After much argument pro and con about several types and styles, the oblong ring was chosen. IUNIOR CLASS: First Rom: Gaslgill, Marsh, Boberg, Hanson, zlmberg, Hagen, Rowe, Moelq. Second Row: D. lohnson, Herman, Dyson, Burley, Krasnoza, Edleman, Lynde, Sehufartz. Third Row: B. Paterson, Prichard, L. Swanson, Martin, Pauling, B. Katz, Leary. Fourth Row: Bishop, O. Allen, E. Iohnson, B. Swanson, M. Carlson, Smart, Flexter. March third brought the girls to school dressed in their best 'bib and tuclierf Chairman of the Tea, Charlotte Dobell, welcomed the Mothers, and a pro- gram vvhich carried out the theme of the lion and the lamb followed. The fuzzy white lamb which was used as a centerpiece drew much attention. The Climax of the year was reached on the evening of May twenty-eighth. The results of hard work bore fruit, and the proved to be the Ksuper' event of the year. The officers who steered the class through a busy and diflicult year were lack Wzlll, president, Bob Allen, vice president, Greta Nelson, secretary, Iohn Fibiger, treasurer. The voice of the Iuniors was brought to the Senate by lack Wall, Tom Hubbard, Barry Pritchard, Betty Marsh and Bob Allen. Advisors were Mrs. Phillips, Mr. lung, Miss Daly, and Mr. Brink. IUNIOR CLASS: First Rota: Coolqsey, Grapp, Treas., Fibiger, See. G. Nelson, Pres. Wall, V. Pres. R. Allen Hubbard, Louie. Second Row: E. Constantine, Shelley, Glielqman, Goldberg, Loehetz, Fraser, Bryant. Third Row: Gallagher, Buetow, Black, Irvine, B. Cohen, Krielq, Peter- son, Dobell. Fourth Rouf: Hidy, Leahy, Grossman, Lari- mer, Auguszon, Heintzman, Levy, flmmerman. r SOPFIONIORE CL.iISS.' lTopj First Row: Matson, fi. W1'lson, lfVolterst0rff, Tronlra, Peilan, Simonson, Treloar. Second Roni: 1. Hirseh, M. Hillhouse, C. Schafer, Sexton, Kerseh, Sandberg, Moulton, Mullilqen, Harrington. Third Rout: Godfredson, Upgren, Mieheels, Karn, M. Norman, Swenson, Mogilner, Sundherg, Theil. Fourth Rout: Rens- feldt, Northfield, Rudd, Thompson, Mills, Summers, T. Route, Rhodes, Tnfohig. sophomore class THE SOPHS can look back on many accomplishments and a good deal of social gaiety this year. In the fall the class set an objective at which to aim: the unifi- cation of the class and its activities. Proving that class meetings could be entertaining as Well as business-like, many of the talented sophomores put on programs of music, dancing, and chalk talks! Presiding over the class meetings, lim Bell, with the aid of vice president Dave Mason, insured quiet. Toni Krick then read the minutes and Ierry Gold delicately collected the dues. As a result of one meeting, the Sophomores were seen selling maroon pencils with gold lettering. The pro- ceeds Will be used to sponsor the 1949 Iunior-Senior Prom. After the St. Louis Park basketball game in December, the tenth grade sponsored a Candlelight Dance. The feature attraction came when the boys, Wearing femi- nine attire, staged an hilarious fashion show. On February sixth the energetic Sophomores went Arural, by having a square dance. Warren Ruud was chairman of the affair. The country style food and dancing helped to make the party a huge success. A transformed library set the scene for the Sophomore Mothers' Tea on February eleventh. Sheila Croll was the busy chairman. Invitations and decorations were appropriate for Valentines Day, and the program was a gay performance. Ann Iarvis, Tinka Hornberger, Tod Dockstader, Lois Simonson and Iean Hirsch brought the voice of the Sophomores to the Senate and actively participated in home room discussions. One home room sponsored inter-class basketball tournaments for boys and girls. The class advisors were Mrs. MacDonald, Mrs. Od- land, Miss Trandeff, and Mr. Shunert. SOPHOMORE CLASS: fB0ttomj First Rota: Iarzfis, See. T. Krielq, Pres. Bell, Treas. Gold, V. Pres. Mason, las- per, Koleslqi. Second Row: B. Gallagher, Gamble, D. lohnson, Kuhl, Belglgedahl, Croll, Engle. Third Rout: Lohman, Carrington, Friedman, Brennan, Harmon, Hornherger, G. Klein, Collins, Frary, T. finderson, Broelgufay, Cullum. Fourth Rota: Lehman, M. Iohnson, Doelqstader, Flood, R. Carlson, Garmers, Cable. ll freshman class ENHANCED by many new members, the class of '51 soon became a friendly and active group. Being socially minded, and aided by holidays, they held five parties in the fall quarter alone. Halloween witches and Santa Claus inspired them to give two gala events, as they used Halloween and Christmas as the basic themes for decoration. On February thirteenth, after the basketball game with Wayzata, the ninth grade sponsored a Iinx Dance. Entering Shevlin, one had to dash quickly through a ladder, for every superstition was dis- carded. Even the number thirteen helped everyone have a good time. The ninth grade cheered espe- cially, for they were making a pro-Ht! The entire student body turned out en masse in high spirits over the basketball victory. In meeting its obligations and solving its problems, the freshman class exhibited their talent in many all-school activities. Also to their credit is the mem- ber of the class, Kathy Coram, who was awarded the Acme Apple. This is an honor award given each year to the most outstanding girl in the Iunior High. The ninth grade senators, Rosalie Nash and Bud Fuhrman, provided the class with efficient repre- sentation in the Senate. The mothers were honored by the annual tea un- der the direction of Ann Potter. A skit portraying the step from Iunior High into Senior High had the audience enthralled. Officers of the class were Kathy Coram, President, Kenny Mohn, Vice President, Mary Anne David- son, Secretary, Bill Mason, Treasurer. Advisors were Donovan Iohnson, Howard Nelson, Louise McKenzie and Alix Marie Noviant. FRESHMAN CLASS: Top Picture: Top Row: Sachs, Val- entine, Wrenn, Sehliehter, Nelson, Priee. Third Row: L Odland, Vixeher, Smilouf, Slqoehinslgi, Melamed, Potter Scott. Second Row: Nash, McConnell, Steinhright, Me: Manama, Sroga, Whiting, Slqrozfran, Thomas. First Rout: Mooney, Rutili, Ostlund, W. Mason, Mohn, Sehelmeslge Manteufel, Philhroolq. 12 Bottom Picture: Top Roux: Faunee, M. Larson, S. Keogh I. Keogh, Coufle, Furham, Barr, Birnherg, Alden Deutsch Feigl. Third Rou1:Lapides, B. Iohnson, Bell, Barroufs, An dreufs, Bertsehy, Hill, Erielqson, Logan, Decker, Glover Seeond Row: Line, Gisaold, H. johnson, Castner, Bloom Lenitt, Harris, Blumenthal, A. Cohen, Hubbard, Bouthilet Fermuad. First Row: Crane, D. Cohen, Berman, Coram Davidson, Hedman, Lindholm, Blomholm. eighth and seventh grades FEELING themselves to be old ti1r1ers with a year of experience be- hind them, the eighth grade proved to be an energetic class. They began with a sleigh ride at Hilltop Riding Academy. On Valen- tine's Day, Shevlin was the scene of another party. The eighth grade girls joined with those of the seventh grade to give their Mothers, Tea. The ohicers of the class were David Bailey, president, Helen Mae johnson, vice president, Sigrid Tracht, secretary, Betsy Iohan- son, treasurer. The class was represented in the Senate by Bessie Ewing and Paul Zietlow. Faculty advisors were Mrs. Anderson, Mr. Matlon, and Mr. McCutcheon. THE ADVANTAGES of having a small class are in knowing each member well and "learning the ropesl' for the span of high school years ahead. Always standing high in class competitions, the seventh grade enthusiastically entered the activities of the school. For the most of their social activi- ties the class joined the eighth grade. Early in the year the two classes exchanged par- ties. The Mothers' Tea was given under joint sponsorship also. Under Kathy Frank, general chairman assistant, the girls put EIGHTH GR.-EIDE: First Row: M. Anderson, lnclqson, Grczlznnz, Sec. Trncht, Pres. Bailey, V. Pres. H. lolznson, Trans. B. johnson, Dofson, Kuller, Rnmlncrg. Second Row: L11-l'flfl'l'77ZlI77, Zuflgnner, R. Sandberg, P. Zfetlow, Hnugc, Dc Luce, lflfollqof, G. Muelzlbaclz, T. Miller, Ulginozu, McGoz1c1'n, P. Nelson, Dryg, Tanlqcnoff. Third Row: Chinn, D. lWeyc'1's, I. Miller, VVilson, Kane, Boezus, Illmzhs, Brown, Alltronfflz, Brunczzn, Flutlz, Stznzizc, Katz, B. Ewing, R. Iolznson. Fourth Row: Mr. McCntclzc'on, D. Hefnzzmnn, Mansfield, Rucdcl, R. Gar- land, Bnlzgcrz. Mears, D. Peterson, Frnnzcn, Bloom, Ph1'llI'Li7s', Moen, Mr. Smfzn. SEVENTH GRf1Dl1': First Row: C. Hanson, M. Ewing, Treus. Wlziting, Pros. KI'I'kfJHfI'I.Ck, Mr. film, V. Pres. Bulger. Serond Row: R. Mills, M. johnson, Herman, Hal- lfn, Bury, Holcomb, Ellis, Matliezzfs. Third Row: Knllfr, D. Garland, Soloslgy, Howe, Frnnlq, Hiclgerson, T. Baer, R. Miller. much effort into their first tea. Profiting hy this experience, they learned the respon- sibility of sponsoring school activities. Bunny Kuller, SCIILIILJT, and Mary Ewing, alternate, represented the seventh grade in the Senate. Those elected to lead the class made a thorough study of Roberts' Rules of Urder. The results were efficient class meetings with Tom Kirkpatrick presiding. In the absence of the president, Kenny Baker took over as vice president. The secretary was Nlargaret Middlebrook and the treas- urer was Gordon Whiting. 13 K UT I. ,G f"7 I F. xl rf, J gig .O fi fy f-'J ,Q .fn - QI H53 fff rj 'E fv r V , ' VW s -J T2 cl N f 5 5 ' is Q 'H . ,U 7 1 .W gf" C3171 f 'kj V. ff .1 J 'J fi xg fs , ,ZF fli f' ' I ,v .' Ji xx! '72 , 7 .J V N 'ZA 'Lb ,, f 3 1 f fx -, K . fx V "V 'J fi . ' . .z by if? X 11? ' 4 ,fa Z fi -D A17 Lf ef Q 42 1 -X f , r' y U Q00 Sf- activities activities activities activities activities actiw vities activities activities activities activities activities activities activities activities activities activities actiw T?" P- W . L ' ' w ...sn :Z -41 I , , f ties activities activities activities activities activities a activities activities activities activities activities activi ties activities activities activities activities activities a Sel1CI'l'e THis YEAR Senate succeeded in being more representative of the opinion of the student body. The progress of the Senate was reported to the students in the home rooms, and its opinions on the various problems became known. After a whirlwind week of campaigning each spring, which includes fili- busters by all candidates for ollice, merry assemblies and clever, colorful jzosters, Senate ofiicers are chosen in an all-school election. The classes also hold their Senate elections in the spring when the allotted number of sena- tors and alternates are chosen. These officers and representatives begin their terms the following school year. An im ortant function of the Senate was carried on b the Part Com- P Y Y mittee. It advised the clubs and classes on their party plans and various other details. This policy was designed to insure against the chances of any or- anizations takin a financial loss. 8 8 SENATE: First Row: Fulirnmn, PV!-l'htll'd, Mr. Mizrhcll, Pres. Yoder, Sec. En- dresf, Treus. McElligott, P. Zfctlozu. Second Row: Marxh, Hirsch, Pieper, Hub- bard, larvzis, Wall, E. Baer, Nelson, R. Allen, Sinzonson, Constantine, B. Miller, Geist, Hornbergcr, Scott, B. Ewing, Tungcn, Nash, Doclqstader, Kuller. NATIONAL HONOR .SUCILTY Fmt Row Clark . . johnson, Mr. W. johnson Plblgfl Second Row Smilow I h Hatch, P. Scott, M Pale: on G Nelson Thzid Row Hedbuclq, Roth, B Mille: JPIEPBI Maize Geist PICTURED are the smiling faces of the thirteen members of the University High School chap- ter of the National Honor Society. They were selected by the faculty for their leadership, scholar- ship, character, and service to the school. The new members were: Sue Hedback, Rodris Roth, Bev Miller, Ieanne Pieper, Ioan Smilow, Shirley Hatch. Pat Scott, Peg Paterson, and Clark johnson. Greta Nelson and john Fibiger represented the juniors. The purpose of the National Honor Society is to furnish recognition to outstanding juniors and seniors. Out of each graduating class, fifteen per- cent are eligible to belong to the societyg five percent may be admitted during their junior year. 16 journalism society IOURNALISRI Honor Society is the highest achievement for the journalist of U. Highs publications, the Cam- pus Breeze and the Bisbiltz. Outstanding writers who have shown their ability in other Fields or in classes are also candidates for this organization. Students are selected for their responsibility, originality, uni- formly high quality of work, and their ability to work with others. Members have raised the standards of U. High's journalism, and have given U. High publications national recognition. IOURNALISM HONOR SOCIETY: Sz'tring.' Endress, Marie Geist, Roth, R. Cohen, Hedbuclg, E. Baer. Stand- ing: Mr. Burton, B. Miller, Mr. film, Nelson. CICITIB Ti-na prerequisites of election to Acme are leadership in school activities, high scholarship, and outstanding character. This group, aided by Iulia Nygaard, spon- sored an important assembly, and the junior members led the Commencement and Baccalaureate. New memf bers elected were: Mary Amberg, Mary Myers. Greta Nelson and Ann Hillhouse. ACME: S1'ttz'fzg: E. Baer, Pres. Nelson, See. Roth, Treats. Endress, V. Pres. Marie Geist, Miss Nygaard. Standing: Pfeper, M. Paterson, P. Scott, S. Hirsch, B. Miller, Hedbuclg. clragomen Daixoostex selects its members from a group of well deserving boys who must have rigorous attributes of leadership and character. Although Dragomen has no special duties, the members meet with their ad- visors, Dr. Stout and Mr. Mitchell, to discuss matters of interest to the school and to suggest improvements. DR. lGOiUFtY.' Left to Right: Wall, R. .-lllen, Dr. Stout, Sc'c'.-Trerzs. Hoetger, Pres. Yoder, Mr. Mitchel, Mrlflligott, Tangen. V I bisbila THE MA OR roblem which faced the Biz at the be in- l P g ning of the year was that of raising money. The stu- dents took the matter in hand b decidin to donate Y B a dollar a iece. The minor uroblem consisted of the P l drive for write-ups. Each editor worked fervently passing-out, collecting, writing, and rewriting the many necessary and important write-ups. During the ear the students turned in snai shots for the feature Y D 1 section. These contributions, along with the group pictures, were hashed over, giggled over, and dili- entl uarded and ke t in secret until the lorious g Y S P S da when the Biz was uresented, or, as hi h societ Y . i a Y would express it, the day when the Biz Hcame outf' breeze To THE staff of the Campus Breeze, Saturday meant another day at school with hard work ahead. For it was on Saturday that the staff and reporters, under the supervision of Richard Alm, advisor, rewrote and headlined those last minute scoops. This year's staff was headed by Marie Geist, editor in chief, associate editors were lean Endress, front page, Ianet Nelson, feature, Leonard Strouse, sports, Pat Scott and Sue Hirsch, back page, and lean Pieper, feature co-editor. Assistants included Greta Nelson and Bill Swanson. Pat Drew acted as exchange editor and Barb Norman headed the typists. An innovation was the float period work hour which gave the entire staff and reporters an opportunity to learn more about journalism. BISBILA: First Row: Resnick, f Roth, I-Iedbaclq, B. Miller, E. l Baer, R. Allen, Ludwig. Second Row: Hatch, Smilow, Berg- ' quist, M. Paterson, Mr. Burton, Boberg, Amherg, Summerfield. Third Row: Tangen, Yoder, C. lohnson, Ohrbeck, R. Cohen. BREEZE: Sitting: B. Norman, S. Hirsch, P. Scott, Marie Geist, En- dress, I. Nelson, Pieper. Stand- ing: B. Swanson, Drew, G. Nel- son, Strouse, Mr. Alm. 18 girls' club SENIOR High Girls' Club made a decided change in its organization. The Cabinet and Council, with the aid of julia Nygaard, changed the former committees into interest groups. These groups varied in their activities from music and knitting to dancing and bridge instruction. The biggest projects of the year were the clothes drive for Europe, the Mothers' Teas, and the Mothers' and Daughters, Banquet. The Red Cross committee under Sue Hirsch carried on projects throughout the year. Under the president, Bev Miller, the club was again reorganized and the girls met after school. Though participation was voluntary, many of the girls stayed to enjoy the speakers and activities of the club. COUNCIL: Sfllizzgf L, Odhznd .lIoI111. Slmzdrizzg' P0rz'c'1', B. Ifz'1'zrf'I1y. CLIl'I'I'l1gZ071, Sec. H0rnbf'rgcz' Trcas. P. Scott, Pres. B. Miller Bobcrg, Endrefs, S. Hirsch. THE jtzxioiz High Girls' Club has spent a busy year under the leadership of Kathy Coram. As president, she with her cabinet, guided the reconstruction of the younger girls, club into various interest groups. The first of these units, the dancing group, produced an original short ballet, while the Home Economics group sewed and studied good grooming. Another group was the creative writing division. The main activity of the dramatic section was planning, direct- ing and producing a play for the "get together" meeting. The art unit divided into two parts, clay modeling and the fashion designing divisions. Card playing was the basis for a new group added during the year. 19 IUNIOR HIGII CJBINET Q-1 Trudzl, Pres. Comm, Nadi, IZlll'IilIg, SZC'I'llbI'I4g!1f, McC0zznr'II, SENIOR HIGH CABINET Q? COUNCIL: S1'tt1'1zg: Nelson, V. Prer. Kmsnozu, Marie Geisli M fs: Nyguard. Stand1'ng.' Treloar, Pfcpcr, M. Pzztcwon, B. Smith, photo service Fmsn! Snap! Flash! It's the eager, ambitious Photo Service on the job. What could be their subject? Al- most anything. Their purpose is to take pictures at all school activities. The members of the club are chosen on the basis of interest in photography. Any- one wishing to learn photographic art is welcomed and encouraged to join. aivlclcl AVIATION 64 NAVIGATION: First Row: M. johnson, Kuller, D. Sandberg, Dyson, Gistfold, Phillhroolq. Second' Row: W. Doyle, Smart, Foley, Deatxch, Fraser, Wrcnn, Fran- zen. Third Row: Garfncrx, T. Rowe, Ohr- heclq, C. Zietlow, MHI'fl472, T. I-Icintzfnan, M. Carlson. PHOTO SERVICE: Sitting: D. Iohnxon, I"Iil1C'gtll1, lllr. IW. Iohnxon, V. Prey. I-Icfntzman. Standing: Lowe, Smart, Pres. Afnmerman. aviation and navigation ANOTHER new club this year was the Aviation and Navigation Club. The club was under the direction of Mr. Schunert and several student teachers, all of whom were formerly air force personnel. Fall and winter quarters the club studied the chart- ing of courses and many variations, weather and air currents, plane structures, airports and airport mark- ings. .fI.V.O.C..' First Row: Loufe, Thompson, Pres. Hoetger, Smart, Tangcn, Fincgan, Sec. Prichard. Scconzl Row: Ke1'n1'tz, Mr. Whitinger, Swanson, R. Allen, Pauling, Yoder, Dovkrtazler. Thfra' Row: Lezffnfas, R. Bell, Radolphf, PRESENTING movies and records and operating the P.A. system, the A.V.O.C., under the direction of Ben Whitinger, has given many services to the school. The seven- teen members under the leader- ship of Tom Hoetger, president, and Barry Prichard, secretary, have done their best to carry out new projects. One of the main at- tractions was the disc jockey pro- gram titled i'Noontime Nocturne" which was put on several times a week during both lunch hours. In order to raise money, the A.V.O.C. sponsored many con- tests and gave away records to the winners. W all, Garnzcfrs. g.a.a. C.A.A. was suuervised b the virls' we m instructor, l Y es by Mary Bermingham. Aiding her was the central com- mittee which consisted of Tinka Hornberger, presi- dentg Kathy Coram, vice presidentg Sigrid Tracht, sec- retary-treasurerg and Marilyn Shelley, Sidney Stein- bright and Carol McConnell. Under these leaders, the group cavorted through a fun and exercise- charged year. Within the organization itself, the girls have the 'avr' Club, an honorary group equivalent to that of the boys' "UH Club. Members of the HM" Club are chosen for athletic ability and participation. G..f1.Al..' First Row: B. Huh- hartl, M. Anderson, Olginow, Katz, Wolhoj, Nash, S. Smi- lonf, L. Odland, Bouthilet, Da- vidson, Glover, Hangs, Dc Lncc, Mztchlcnbach, McGov- ern. Second Row: Schlichtcr, ern. Second Rota: Linrlholm Ostlztnd, Larson, Schlichter V. Pres. Coram, Mz'C0t1nt'll, Tracht, Prcs. Hornhcrgcr, Koegh, S. Kocgh, Bloomholnz, Bangcrt. Third Row: B. En'- ing, Iaclqson, Shelley, Crane, Visschcr, B ttrlc' y, Fellows 1 1 Broclqttfay, Cnllztnz, Carring- ton, ill. Norman, lllatson, lVfc'ars, Paterson, Bohcrg, Brcn- nan, Braun, Rainey, Stein- bright, Erickson, Dotson, B. loh nson. Fourth Row: Zaroncs Hagen, Kersch, lohnson, Kara, Larson, Gaslqill, Lapidcs, Gra- ham, Bclqlqcrlahl, Xindrezus, Pcnzhlc, Scott, Bcrtschy. 1 library HAVE you ever wondered how some of the books and magazines stacked on the desk in the library got back on the shelves? Who makes the informative posters displayed on the library bulletin boards? The hard workers who comprise the Library Board do these tasks and many others. Their greatest service has been in helping the student body to locate books and magazines. Board members, through the rota- tion system, have a chance at all the positions. A new addition this year is a file which will contain clip- pings concerning U. High, its students and alumni. LIBR.-IRY BOARD: Sit- ting: Coram, Bryant, Galla- gher, Dotson, Okinoza, Kul- lcr, lllcycr, llfl. Carlson. Standing: Frary, Ufollqolt, Graham, B. Gallagher, iWo- gilncr, T. illillcr, Dc' Lztcc Mansjicld, M iss Smith. v SPEECH ACTIVITIES: First Row: Christopherson, B. Cohen, Sec. T. Krick, Treris. Hanson, Pres. Nel- son, V. Pres. M. Meyers, Sinzonson, Trelotir. Second Row: Block, Irvine, B. Scott, Legler, Marie Geist, P. Scott, qllcxrinder, Illey- er. Third Row: Iyliller, B. Smith, Piiterson, Bryant, N. Gallagher, Iarnis, B. Nor- man. Fourth Row: D. Bell, Weill, Smart, Clark fohn- son, Doclqstader, Lowe, Mr. Brink. speech activities UNDER the advisorship of Mr. Brink, the Speech Ac- tivities Club divided into two sections, theater and radio. Two masterpieces were produced by the or- ganization. The first was the radio division's version of AAWCSICYII Starw given for the Thanksgiving assem- bly. The second was the all-school play, HAaron Slick from Punkin' Crick." Several performances of this novelty had to be given before everyone was satisfied. -wel? ,ft "T SPEECH ACTIVITIES: First Row: flmherg, F. Rowe, Dobell, Pres. Bishop, Lehman, Treizs. T. Huh- Imrd, .fIlextznder, Gallagher. Second row: Hirsch, Har- rington, Herman, Lotter- intzn, I-Iedhczclq, Srnilow, S. Hirsch, Blurnenthnl. Third Row: Engle, Suininerfeld, Ayers, Ludwig, Sh oslqinslqy, G. Nelson, Bryant, Mac- Mnntinza, Maxwell, Hill- honse. Fourth Row: Mr. Brinlg, Krnsnozcf, Lowmtzn, Sandberg, Pieper, R. Sund- herg, DeGeus. pep club TEH, Tiesxr, Flour! lf you heard those hearty cheers coming down the hall you could be sure that the Pep Club was in session. Ioan Hunter, Betty Bergquist, and lean ljndress worked hard and long to Whip three new vivacious queens into shape for the foot- ball and basketball season. And as a result, lean Hirsch, Eva Constantine and Mary Myers were unani- mously elected our '47-'48 rah rah girls. PEP CLUB: First Row: Sec.-Treas. Bcrgquist, V. Pres. Hoetgcr, Pres. En- dress. Second Row: Zaroncs, Wilson, iVIiixiifell, Constantine, Boherg, If. Allen, B. Cohen, Siinonson, L. Snfiinson, Hun- ter, Kriclq, Tiingen. Third Row: M. Meyers, Hubbard, Mullilgen, Flood, Doclqstader, Legler, Miss Trnndef, Martin, Pauling, Mnson, R. Cohen. 22 choir NSU' UP straight and take a deep breathw were the familiar words of Mr. lung, the director, in his Mixed Chorus. Meeting once a week, the group sang many new songs for the coming activities. First of all Was the Christmas Program featuring the string ensemble. Religious music was sung in keeping with the theme in the First part of the program and was followed by songs in the lighter mood. Last but not least was the all-school musical, U. Highlites. Much of Mr. Iung's outside time was given to a senior class group which was rehearsing for Baccalaureate. orchestra THE Tomas that resounded from the music room every first hour during the year were not from records but from a brand new U. High Orchestra. Charlie Smith, the able director, decided that a new addition should be made in the music department to replace the band. The change took place in the organizing of an or- chestra. NVith improvements and enlargements the orchestra was able to participate in more school events. Its first appearances Were made at the homecoming game, U. Highlites, and pep fests. The members as a group had a chance to experiment with music of different varieties. MIXED CHORUS: First Row: Hexter, Theil, Schafer, Harring- ton, Pemble, Heming- way, Endress, Ludwig, Engle, Marsh, T. An- derson, Fellows. Sec- ond Row: Rowe, Mock, D e G e u s, Constantine, Frary, Koleslqi, Herman, Sandberg, T. Leary, Matson, Hanson, A. Wilson, Hunter. Third Row: Hewitt, Rainey, Braun, Bishop, N. Gal- gher, Harmon, Grapp, Friedman, larvis, Baer, MacDonald, C. Krick, Christopherson, Nelson, Mr. lung. Fourth Row: M. Geist, Alexander, P. Scott, Peterson, Black, Simonson, N o r m a n , H a n lq in s, Doclqstader, Lowe, W. Doyle, Lari- mer, E. Odland, Sum- nzers. ORCHESTRA: Front Row: Sabina Godfredson, Margaret son, Darrell Geswold, Lois Simonsin, Robert Wren, Fred Hillhoztse, Sigrid Tracht, David Berman, Malcolm Bla- Drag, john Trnlqa, 1-Inn Wilson, loan Kolslqi. Third Row: menthal, Lenord Swanson, Roger Carlson, Daae Baly. Paul Garfners, Edward Brown, Mr. Smith, lohn Mullilqen. Second Row: Lenore flllen, Harola' Motter, Dick Thomp- 25 sports sports sports sports sports sports sports spor 'ts sports sports sports sports sports sports sports spo sports sports sports sports sports sports sports spor Qi . ff f 3? Ng, X I x 1 x w R 4 J-ef. rf , ,A ,wr W K, , x ' 1 1 7 I . 'f If .' fm.. an-. A 3? K 14 K 4. ,Vw Aix. L, , X 1 N N , rvzli. 'M ,A lv ,fx ,, . 1 ' , WQQJ9 BQ ' 1 N -Q TP lg f . f ' xc . 9 o ' f 'gf ' Q3 QQ vQ 6:3 E LQ. f , A33 1,, 1 , f" o be 4-' 1 A ' ' 41451, 7 QP 722 'fs 5 6 Q1 0 Q29 --1' ' EY QQVQQ7, Dfw EMM -'47Ais.:,n fffwfy MW cz-,LJJM me VY .4 ...Z psf? 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Bail, .'llyt'11v. Sftllllflillgf IX,U!ffa'U7I, S1711-fh, Sa'hufw', Gross found Mound kickf ing olf to the Little Gophers who took the kick on ..iu--- HYSI CUuteiC11CC the ll and advanced it to the 27 yard line. There U. High fumbled and the Mohawks recovered to start a march that led to the only touchdown of the game. Probably the Gopherites' best game of the season was with Hopkins. Although the statistics were about even, the VVarriors piled up a 20-7 edge. In the first quarter, Hopkins put on the steam to bring on their lirst tally. Realizing that the VVarriors were not up to their "par," the Little Gophers marched down the held and Tom Ohrbeck pushed over from the 5 for the only U. High touchdown. lack Dorfman made the conversion to put U. High out in front at the half. Hopkins stormed back in the second half with two more touchdowns. Doug l5urn's play at guard was outstanding. Robbinsdale surprised the Little Gophers by running the kiekoll 711 yards lor a touchdown. A long pass in the second quarter caught the Gophers oll guard and chalked up another score for the Robbins. The Lf. High team came back in the second hall and gave all they had, but it wasn't enough. Robbinsdale tallied twice more and brought the hnal score to Z7-U. The Little Gophers were very proud ol their hrst vic- tory since '45 as they downed lixcelsior, 7-ll. 'lfhe team went to work quickly as they stopped the liluef iays on the 55 yard line and started a drive which was climaxed by a 41 yard dash by fullback Milit' Leahy. jack Dorfman made his second conversion ol' the year. No scores were made by either team for the IHLIII, CtIl'!j0IZ, C. Zfctfozzf, l"l1'1111, R. . Illwz, I't1L1f1'11g, llltlfllill, Nl. fiLlI'!S011, Legler, Cotlflz Person, Grupp, Ffood, Lvhf mtmzz, S. Ball, .Slr0z4.fc', Yozfzfr, P1'1'cf1t1l'1I, Sf1LHH10lZ. m'prz45c utmclq remainder of the game, although the Bluejays gave U. High a scare in the last few minutes. Inspired by the Excelsior win, the Gopher team en- tered the Hrst quarter against Forest Lake by recover- ing a blocked punt. Bob Allen then carried the mail from the 22 for a touchdown. Bob also made the con- version. Forest Lake came back in the second quarter to tally, but the try for extra point failed. Later in the third quarter Tom Ohrbeck made the most spec- tacular run of the season by picking up a punt on the U. High one-half yard line and with Fine blocking he ran 99 yards for a touchdown, which unfortu- nately was called back. The one and only game under the new lights was FOOTBALL: Frozzl Row: End-R. Carlson, Tackle- Dorfman, Gmzrd--Burn, Center-L. Swanson, Guard- Mrzrtin. Homecoming, which ended in a 20-0 defeat. St. Louis Park started their victory by chalking up two touch- downs in the first and second quarters. In the few waning seconds of the half, Bill Doyle brought the ball to the one yard line, This was the closest the Go- phers came to the Orioles' goal line. Park tallied once more in the fourth quarter. Wayzata's unfamiliar XYZ formation tricked the U. High men to run up a big score. During the hrst quarter, the Trojans edged the Gophers back near their goal. NVhile attempting to punt, the ball was centered a little high. Consequently, Wayzata received a safety. After that they started to roll into pay dirt. The Trojans, excellent teamwork helped them to win the game by a decisive 31-0 score. Tackle-I, Doyle, End-R. Bell. Back Row: R. H.-R. ,ll!cr1, F. B.-Leahy, B.-VV. Doyle, L. H.-Olzrbeck. 7 8 . MTN, I I3,lSK1:'TBi-Il.L "flu: Siltfng: Coavh Pcrxon, Yoder, Cap- tain Lvaczzzim, B. Doyle, S. Bull, D. Conxlantine, Odland. Szana'fng: Leahy, Tangen, Clayton, Iohnxon, D. BCH. at if again boys? li'1SKlfTB.AlLI..' Ffrsl Row: Leawziux, Leahy, W. Doyfc, Tangen. Second Roar: R. Bell, Clayton johnson, S. Bell, Odland, Yoder, c0f1,'mf1',1f. basketball Foil 'rim second time in two years, the University High basketball team ended the season at the bottom of the Lake Conference. At the start of the schedule the boys showed signs of playing good basketball, but seldom were they able to put together four quarters of it. The season opened with the Little Gophers los- ing a close contest at North St. Paul, 22-19. Playing at the Field House for the first time, the Personmen lost their hrst conference game to a fast Robbinsdale quint, 57-21. The following week they looked like an altogether different team as they de- feated a good liden Prairie squad, Sl-27. Third Row: Coarh Perfon, Sachs, B. Swanson, M. Carl- son, R. Allen, Marlin, Elafros, R. Carlson, Auguston, Mills, Rudolphf, Sclzmartz, Brave, Frank. Each of the next six games found the Little Gophers on the short end. The first game St. Louis Park won, 31-21. The final score does not tell the whole story for going into the last quarter the score was 21-20. ln the next game the Mohawks from Mound couldn't miss as they ran up a 37-21 half-time lead. The game ended with the score at 47-36. The following Friday the U. Highites dropped a close contest to a scrappy Excelsior quint, 24-18. The six point difference at the final gun was the largest edge held by the Bluejays. january 13 found Wayzata beating the Little Gophers, 37-24. Mike Leahy played an outstanding defensive game in holding All-Conference Forward Dave Koch to four tallies. Entertaining Hopkins, the Gopherites were trounced, 45-20. The first half was tightly played with the Warricirs holding a 17-12 edge. Beginning the second half of the conference schedule, the Little to play the kind of basketball they were capable of. Traveling to Excelsior, the team lost a heartbreaker, 37-35. The team was greatly hampered by the loss of three of the starting five via the foul route. The next game found the Little Gophers winning their first conference game by defeating Wayzata, 29-22. Com- ing back from a one point dehcit at half time, the boys gained the lead early in the third quarter and kept it the remainder of the game. In the last con- ference game of the season, the Little Gophers showed another of their many reversals of form in losing to Hopkins, 50-15. All hopes for entering the District Tournament were shattered when Mound defeated U. High in the Sub- District, 38-26. Gophers lost their second game to Robbinsdale. 37-26. Once again the team played a good first half but failed to keep up its drive in the stretch. On Ianuary 23 the Little Gophers finally got back into the win column with a 34-23 victory over St. Paul Academy. Clayton Iohnson played one of his best games, scoring 19 points. The next two the Per- sonmen lost by large scores. The first found St. Louis Park trouncing the U. Highitcs, 47-28. The following Tuesday Mound defeated the U. High Quint, 35-19. Following these two setbacks. the boys finally decided figlzz! yighzf iglzz! tzjafzzilzg the bull 011 air' hold your nose, twinlqle toes 0 0 swlmmlng wait a minute! SWIMMING: Kneeling: Larimer, M. lohnson, Flood, Mayer, Wall, Paterson. Sitting: D. Mason, Foley, C. Zietloaf, Legler, Captain Shody, Twohig. Standing: Coach Gillhert, Giszfold, Kane, P. Zietlow, Sumfners, Bishop, Franzen. SWIMBIING was added to the winter sports program this year. With Coach Person piloting the basketball team, Earl Gilbert took over the swimmers. The season started with an inexperienced U. High squad losing to Minneapolis Central, 41-34. How- ever, the next week the U. High Mermen decisioned Vocational, 48-27. With spirit at a high pitch, the Little Gophers dropped a heartbreaker to a fine Henry team, 38-37. The hrst post-vacation match found U. High aveng- ing the earlier Central defeat, 45-30. Then the Little Gophers, playing host to Monroe, came through with a 53-22 victory. Another St. Paul school, Iohnson, was the next victim, 53-22. An unknown De LaSalle team came into Cook Hall next and caused the Little Go- 30 phers some anxious moments, but they lost their nerv- ousness and came through with a 48-26 victory. De LaSalle again challenged the Little Gophers who lengthened their winning streak to five with a score of 49-26. The meet with Edison was the only one which spec- tators could attend. A large crowd turned out to see U. High win, 47-28. Roosevelt was invited to the Cook Hall pool and went down to the U. High team, 47- 28. In the last meet Shattuck Military Academy snapped the local winning streak by dousing the aqua- men, 56-19. The swimming team, with eight wins and three de- feats, ended the season with the best average of win- ter sports teams. WRESTLING: Sl-fflillgf Moulzen, Brown, Cowie, Cup- mfn Dorfuzan, Gfblffz, T. i'f71dEI'50H. Smnd1'ng: Dryg, f25fl'I'!7l'l'g', Grupp, Ilflc'Ell1'g0lt, Hexter, Fergl. HOCKEY: Sitlfng: M00nz'y, Ohrbcclg, Mafzxfsldz, Grossman. Sttzndfng' Tzzfollig, Flood, .f1llc'n, IWz11'Z1'n, M. Cmfxozz, R. Carlson. hoc key A NEW sport made its debut in U. High athletics this year with the organization of a hockey team. A three- game schedule was arranged, but hockey was not yet made a letter sport. Practicing once weekly under the direction of Frank Hovey, the local pucksters failed to taste victory in the three games. bttt in two matches they provided lively competition for the opposition. In the iirst game of the season with Minnehaha Academy. U. High lost, 2-0. Against St. Louis Park, the team suffered their worst defeat, 10-2. The U. High goals were scored by Herman Grossman and Bob Allen. The team ended the season with a third tripping at the hands of Wztyztttat, 4-2. Tom Mante- fuel and Bob Allen rang the bell in the First and sec- ond periods respectively. , tlilrlfr' XZUH' Hltllly knots an hour? wrestling THE U. HIIIFI grapplers put forth a much better team this year than the previous year. Under Coach Ken Bergsteadfs guidance, our matmen produced a state champ, lack Dorfman. and also had line perform- ances from Iohn McElligott, Ed Brown and Don Giblin. The Little Gophers dropped their lirst liour starts. but the new year brought them their lirst taste of victory over Excelsior by a close score of 25-23. Ham- pered by iniuries, the matmen dropped their return matches with Robbinsdale, Mound, Wztyzattt and Anoka, although the scores were much closer than those of the first round. In the return match with Excelsior, the Gophers again triumphed, this time to the tune of 58-H! Next year U. High hopes for a powerful team with its returning veteran lettermen. 31 TRACK TEAM: Standing: Gripp, Lehmann, Harmon, Mason, M. johnson, Trulia, Pauling, M. Carlson, Elafros, Yoder, I4llI'1.l77C'l', Allen, R. Carl- son. S1'ttz'ng: Otto, Swanson, Coach Person, Hclntzman, E. Odland, Foley. baseball U. High went into it's third season of baseball as an independent team. Since the expanding populations of Lake Conference schools made close competition with U. High impossible, entry was not made into the league. The first game was then scheduled with Eden Prairie. The boys were enthusiastic and ready to start a more successful season. The hrst innings of the game were dominated by Eden Prairie. However, in the hfth inning Dennis Martin hit a home run which gave the Little Gophers a very good chance of winning later in the game. A single in the seventh by Doug Burn put the Little Gophers ahead to win. 32 BASEBALL TEAM: Standing: Legler, jones, Martin. Sitting back: Muligen, Gold, Schwartz. Front: Flood, Bell, Anderson. X . track -- The Little Gopher cindermen were better this year than they have been in the past few seasons. In the first meet of the year with Minneapolis Marshall, the Cardinals came close to winning but the Little Go- phers came through to win with the score of 49-46. The meet with Mound was rough for the U. High team, which came out on the long end with the score of 652-492. Next on the schedule was the meet with Concordia. They were trampled by the Little Gophers by a decisive score of 50-35. Both Robbins- dale and U. High were literally drowned at the sta- dium for their scheduled meet. After the low hurdle, the meet was called because of rain. golf Wim three lettermen returning from last year's dis- trict championship squad, the U. High golf team opened thc season with an 11-1 victory over Mound. The Little Gophers continued their winning ways, defeating VVayZata XZ-SM. The following week the boys met Blake, the only team to defeat them in dual meets last year, and once again U. High lost, this time by a score of SZ-SZ. Coming hack to the Uni- versity Course, the U. Highites defeated lireck, 10-2. ln the six remaining meets, the '48 squad is hoping to equal the record of last year's team, and go on to cop the district championship again. tennis Tins year U. High's tennis team went into its season with a reputation to uphold. Last year's net squad had driven through to cop the district championship. Two lettermen from the championship combination, Dean Constantine and lim Flinn, returned to holster the current squad which was rounded out by new- comers Byron Rudolphi, Don Gihlin, and Dick Mi- cheels. The racquet-men dropped the first match to Deephaven, 2-5. However, Dean Constantine took the singles event and then teamed with lim Flinn to win one of the doubles sets. ln, the next match with St. Louis Park, the Little Gophers picked up mo- mentum to triumph, 5-2. However, the third match was dropped 1-3 to a classy Breck team. GOLF TEAM: Tungen, C. johnson, B. Doyle, Stfousc, Doyle, Mc'EIl1'g0t!. ,I fbi' t Lf TENNIS Tlfflzlfli Giblin, Rudolphi, MIA- 1 chcals, Bishop, Constantine, Barr. 33 hands up! learnin' anything, boys? girls' gym Soccisiz and volleyball were the games the girls played in the Phy. Ed. classes in the fall quar- ter. Through practice they saw much improve- ment in these skills. In the winter quarter they took up basketball and challenged West, South, Minneapolis Cen- tral, St. Anthony, Monroe and Murray High Schools. They also tried a hand at badminton which also proved successful. The spring quar- ter brought such sports as bowling, swimming, archery and golf which were all enjoyed under the over-all supervision of Mary Bermingham. 34 boys' gym UNDER the supervision of Coach Person, the boys enjoyed numerous activities during the fourth hour, eighth hour, and in intramural athletic programs. Throughout the fall quarter their activities included touch football, soccer, speedball, and swimming. In the winter quarter the traditional inter-class and all-nations basketball tournaments were held. The Senior team and a star-studded Irish team came out with top honors in their respective contests. Besides basketball, the gym classes also took up gymnastics, boxing, handball, and archery. With the coming of the spring quarter, the boys were eager to move outside again. Track, tennis and base- ball were their main activities. "U" CLUB: First Row: Clayton johnson, Mahozuald, Pres. Burn, See-Treux. Flinn, V. Pres. Schafer. Second Row: R. Bell, R. flllen, Hoetger, W. Doyle, Dorfman, Leahy, Odland. Third Row: C. Zfetlow, Grossman, MeEll1'gozz, Ohrbeelq, I. Doyle, Levenfus, Constantine, Shannon, S. Bell, Martin, P1'1'eha1'd, Tnngen, D. Meyers. u. club UNDER the guidance of Coach Person and ollicers Doug Burn, Gene Schafer, and lim Flinn, the U Club, lettermen's organization, has had one of its most active years. The boys sponsored the faculty- student basketball game in which the students were letter winners victorious, 25-21. The main activity of the year, the initiation dance given during Spring Quarter at the Theodore Wirth Chalet, brought almost a one-hun- dred percent turnout. The club initiated the popular noon hour movies this year. FOOTBALL Leahy, M. Shannon, I., Mgr. Tangen, G. Paterson, li. A11Qn, R, Lehman, L. Yoder, R. Shody, B. 15611, R, Martin, D. BASKETBALL Twohig, 15611, S, Myers, D. Igell, R, SWIMMING Zietlow, C. llurn, D. Odlalidi E- Bell, S. l Bi-shop, WRESTLINCQ Carlson, R. Ohfbffky T- Constantine, D. Gisvolcl, D. Dorfman, Pauling, C. Doyle, W. Flood, R. limwnl Doyle, Pfldiilfdw B- johnson, C. Iohnson, M. LOWIC' CI' Doyle, W. SCl111fCf, Leahy, M. Larimer, G. gorflngnl Flinn, Swanson, L Levenius, D. Legler, ' Crossman, H. Zietlow, C. Odland, E . Mayer, D. 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"peg o' my heart" "I'm forever blowing bubbfefn holy cows! Barbie? kinda' cute my aehin' feet just the lqidx 58 feature FALL quarter started with the typical confusion of getting classes straightened out. The Hrst week of school found the office filled with bewildered stu- dents leaning against the filing cabinets, sprawled on the couch, or simply gazing into space. They all wanted the same question answered, "Where do we g-OP3, Football games were as much fun as ever, even if the majority of them were held away from home. Lack of lights on Northrop field upset our plans for home games. After all, football can't be played in the dark! You can remember the Homecoming game since it was the debut of U. High's pep baud. The Homecoming dance was a big success as usual. One nice thing about the temporary building was that for a few months you had a place to park your car, that is, until the building was completed! Remember "you can humor me any time" -- "come up and see me any old time" - way hack when - hmm, nice proflel- comfortable - happy, loan? - "I hid no trump" - how we all griped about where the makeshift was located, but you'll have to admit that we took over every bit of available space as soon as it was finished. About the middle of the quarter a snowstorm brought us luck. A mad rush was made through the library door as the announcement of the unexpected holiday was made. The faculty also gave us a little extra spare time by having a meeting on a school day. The coke machine in Shevlin, arriving soon after Christmas, seemed like another present. Noon time became one of the highlights of the day, with lunch tables being used for bridge and schmeer games. Thoughts turned toward the four main winter sports -basketball, wrestling, swimming, and hockey. The crowds at the games were led in peppy cheers by the three new cheerleaders. Cnce more Shevlin became the place of many good parties. tramp? - it w0n't it john - Dewey the operator - smilin' through - cheek to cheek - which one is it? -- catch a big one? - quit muggirf, Ffa! Sis Riggs a-tellin' lrzles czgin. Not even losing a football game could dampen the fanfare of the annual Homecoming. From the pep band at the game to the parties afterwards, everyone celebrated. Climaxing the weekend was the dance at which Lois Pearson was crowned Homecoming Queen. The queen's attendants-Betty Bergquist, Ia- net Nelson, and Peg Paterson-looked on while foot- ball captain Tom Ohrbeck gave Putz her royal kiss. Among the many all-school parties, the Christmas party, sponsored by Senate, was one of the most suc- cessful. Coach Person entered into the spirit by enact- ing Santa Claus, and Sherman Bell received a huge cake as the prize for naming the Home Ee. mascot. All the atmosphere of the gaslight theatre era was brought back to U. High with the presentation of the old-fashioned melodrama, "Aaron Slick from Punkin, Crick." The decorations and programs as well as the play itself were in the gay nineties motif, and the audience entered into the spirit of the occasion by hissing John Doyle, the villain, and cheering Aaron. the hero, played by Clark Iohnson. The gullible Widow who had lost her heart to Aaron was played 40 wif' I C1771 El mess' . . . by Florence Maxwell while Iudy Alexander was the impish hired girl. Sue Smilow posed as the spoiled city gal while Barbara Hammond was the alluring Lady in Red. Iohn McElligott was 'fthe poet who didn't know it." A good share of the evening's fun was provided by the variety acts during intermissions. Another unusual event occurred on February 20 when the Iunior Class gave the girls their chance at the Leap Year Basket Ball. The girls carried through their roles even to purchasing boutonnieres for their dates. The program of assemblies this year presented a blend of the light and the serious. One of the best remem- bered assemblies featured VVilson High Schoolis Ger- man band. Another outstanding program found car- toonist Oz Black sketching caricatures of students and faculty. The senior assembly concluded the assemblies for theyear. Tears were mixed with laughter as the seniors said goodbye. Memories of Highlites will long bring dreamy feelings and chuckles. The Barber Shop Quartet made gradu- ation seem even closer with their "ickies with the sheers" diplomas. Effects of lighting, along with the Remember Remember Remember . . and lo all ll good night! end men, certainly helped to make the Minstrel Show a success. We all gave a cheer to Mr. Iung when the event was concluded after two terrific performances. The senior class broke away from the tradition of a three-act play and presented three one-act comedies. The group was entitled 'gThree for Laughter." HI-Iappy Iourney," "Sunday Costs Five Pesos," and "Antic Spring" were the plays, each play was fun- nier than the last. Mr. Brink did a marvelous job of not only directing but keeping tab on the seniors as much as possible. The fun started for the cast and crew long before the time of the big performance ar- rived. Drilling on lines, painting sets and all the rest that goes into a play kept a large number of the Class busy. Afterward came cleaning up and the removing of makeup. The cast, especially those in 'gSunday Costs Five Pesos," stood for hours, with jars of cold cream and Kleenex, rubbing determinedly. The senior class plays were probably remembered in a different way by each person, but however they're remem- bered, they were fun for all. , . ..., Futhcfs a drunlgurd, and Mother is dead feature With the Biz pictures and photographers came one of the most trying days for the teachers. In the middle of class they heard the oft-repeated phrase, "Excuse me, but I'm having my picture taken in five min- utes." The day was finally ended by the blowing of the main fuse. Parents began missing their children weeks before the all-school play, but rehearsal could not be inter- rupted! However, this was just another school ac- tivity which involved loss of outside time. Almost at the end of winter quarter, the Iunior Class gave a Basketball Leap Year Dance at Coffman Memorial Union. With spring quarter, nice Weather arrived, encourag- ing the kids to take to the lawns during their lunch hour. Hi hlites came to distract our thou hts tem- . g g porarily from vacation. It was hard work, but in the end Hi hlites roved to be worth it. S P freshman glamour - happy new yearfuf T. If: bert customer: -- X ,Marks the spot - it'5 cold! - u1here'd you lose it, Doug? - hold that pose - The month of May was one of confusion with the juniors and seniors trying to get their formals and tuxes in shape for the biggest event of the year, the I. S. The editors of the Breeze sighed as the last issue came through on schedule, and we all tucked our copy away in our memory books. No one was found without a pen or pencil the day this book came out. It holds all the memories we wanted to remember. The night the seniors marched down the aisle in the Grand Ballroom to receive their diplomas, perhaps you were one of those who looked a little sad. For the seniors, this meant their last high school event, and for the rest of us the last event of a wonderful year at memorable U. High. efieient Betty? - dorz't squash him! - pepsodent - what more do you zoant, the 7-up and Beth? - "here we are!" 5 rein em ber Ho meeoming ussem bly? Betty Lou "dead end kid" winter wus here! nice ear! 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N 's seniors seniors seniors seniors seniors seniors sen seniors seniors seniors seniors seniors seniors senio 's seniors seniors seniors seniors seniors seniors sen l i SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS AND ADVISORS: Left to right: Mr. Mc'1.ena'0n, President, George Tungen, Vice-Presidefzz, Ieanfze Piepcr, Secretary, Barbara Au- gmton, Miss' Birlqmaier, Trc'r15u1'c1', Thomas Ohfbeck, Mr. Burton. IUDITH ALEXANDER Iudy, in real life, is just like the character she created in "Aaron Slick," Sis Riggs. Her energy has carried through to Choir, G.A.A., Dramatic Club, Spanish Club, and reporting for the Breeze. Her spare time is taken up with sports and collecting pictures. BARBARA AUGUSTC JN If you want Barb, try the Home Ec. room. She may be sewing, but she'll whip you up a meal in no time at all. Barb has served on the Red Cross Committee, and has been a member of Choir and Bridge Club. Barb was very active in the Senior Class as Secretary. PHYLLIS AYARS Phil has been active in U. High for four years. She was presi- dent of the Home Economics Club and also took part in Bridge Club, Dramatic Club, and Latin Club, and was on the Red Cross Committee and Li- brary Board. She contributed a lot to the Breeze as a reporter. ELISABETH BAER Betty's most distinctive fea- ture is her unusual vitality. Fortunately, none of it was lost as editor of the Biz. Her activities included Girls' Club Cabinet and Council, Senate, Creative Writing Club, All- School play, Iournalism Hon- or Society and Acme. BETTY BERGQUIST Berkie is really a blond bomb- shell. She has taken part in Pep Club QSee-Treas.g Presj, Dramatic and Spanish Clubs, Library Board, Choir, was on the Biz Staff, and was a re- porter for the Breeze. Berkie was a peppy cheerleader for two years. ARDES BLUMSTEIN Anyone on the lookout for good writers is sure to come across Ardes' name. Not only is she active in the Creative Writing Club, but she is also a very talented artist. All her talents should stand her in good stead in her chosen vo- cation, architecture. IOANNE BRAUN Beauty and brains do come in one package. Ioanne was one of the few sophomores who accelerated this year. She took part in the Dramatic Club, Choir, G.A.A., and Red Cross Comm. She plans to attend Gustavus Adolphus College, but as yet her vocation is un- decided. MARY CARLSON One of Mary's many interests is designing and making her own clothes, in which she has displayed great ingenuity. She has also shown her ability in Creative Writing Club, and lands Bridge Club and reading a relaxing relief from her heavy schedule. 4 ADELE CHRISTOPHERSON Adele,s talents turn to art. When she isn't Writing for the Breeze or Biz, you can find her painting and sketching. In the four years Adele has been at U. High, she has been a member of Dramatic Club, Choir, and Latin and Spanish Clubs. This fall, she plans to enter Macalester. RUTH COHEN Ruthie is a very talented girl. Her art work has been well appreciated around school, and none of us will forget her famous schmoe-boys she drew. During her three years, Ruth- ie's activities have included Pep, Spanish and Dramatic Clubs, Choir, Library Board, Biz and Breeze. ROSE MARIE CURRIE Rosie came to U. High dur- ing summer school, and liked it so well that she just stayed. She became a part of school quickly, and joined Radio Club, Dramatic Club and Home Economics Club. She was also a member of the art appreciation section of Girls, Club. GERTRUDE DE GEUS Trudy surprised everyone by accelerating into our class this year. In addition to keeping up her scholastic standing, she found time for German Club, Choir, Dramatic Club and Breeze. Trudy's musical in- terest is shown by her fine piano playing and her collec- tion of records. IACK DORFMAN U. High gained a great ath- lete when Iack placed his name on its roll call. His in- terest in sports was shown in football, Wrestling QCap.j, and track. This year, lack took first in the state heavyweight division. Iack's ability has won for him a scholarship to Tu- lane. BILL DOYLE Billy will be remembered for his high tackling record in football. Though an outstand- ing football player, he was a member of the Bridge and U. Clubs, Hi-Y, and Choir. Other sports in which he has been active are basketball, golf, and wrestling. PATRICIA DREW Being quite undecided, Pat left U. High after her fresh- man year to attend St. Paul Central and returned again in her junior year, adding much to the school with her quiet sense of humor. She has taken part in the Int. Decorating Club, Breeze, and was co- chairman of the Home Ec. Club. IEAN ENDRESS Dark and vivacious, Iean is one of the most active girls in our class. She was a member of Dramatic, Pep fSec.-Treas.g Vice - Presj, and Spanish Clubs, Choir, and Senate QSec.j. She has also been capable as Secretary of Acme and the front page editor of the Breeze. EDGAR FINEGAN Ed's subtle humor has helped to make the many organiza- tions to which he belonged more interesting. Among these are A.V.O.C., Photo Service QVice-Pres. and Sec.j, German Club, Choir, Radio Club, Driving Club, and in the Held of sports, Wrestling and base- ball. MARGARET GEIST Marny,s quiet efficiency can always be relied upon, whether she's doing Red Cross Work or writing for the Biz. She is a member of German, World Affairs, Creative Writing, and Bridge Clubs, though her main interest is art. Marny in- tends to continue studying art. 47 MARIE GEIST "Signed by Marie Geist" is the most common phrase from the dail-y bulletin. This is not surprising when you consider the extent of her activities: Breeze CEd.j, Acme fVice- Pres.j, Senate fSec.j, Dra- matic Club, German Club, Choir, National Honor So- ciety, and Iournalism Honor Society. CONSTANCE GIELHAUG Connie's zest for life is so con- tagious that she has infected all who come in contact with her. Among her activities are Dramatic and Creative Writ- ing Clubs. Connie enjoys writ- ing and likes to do experimen- tal painting, but they are just hobbies. Social work is her main interest. BARBARA HAMOND Barb was a valuable addition to U. High. Being an excel- lent writer, she has made many contributions to the Breeze and Biz, and it was due to her efforts that the Cre- ative Writing Club was or- ganized. She was an active member of Choir and German Club. SHIRLEY HATCH Shirley returned to U. High after a year's absence, and took up just where she left off. She was a member ot Bridge and Girls' Clubs and the Bisbila Staff. Her hobbies include reading and bridge. Her interest in science per- suaded her to study medicine. SUSAN HEDBACK Sue was awarded membership into National Honor Society, Acme, and Iournalism Honor Society. Dramatic Club fSen- ior Class Playj, Girls, Club Cab. and Coun., Breeze, and Creative Writing Club all claimed Sue. She was Co-Ed. of the Feature Sec. and Senior Editor of the Bisbila. X '. 5 ELEANOR HEMINGWAY U. High will miss Ellie and her attractive drawl, but she will not stray far away, for she plans to attend the Uni- versity of Minnesota. She be- longed to the Camera, Dra- matic, and German Clubs, and was a member of Choir. Her performance in the quartette of "Aaron Slicki' was unfor- gettable. ANNE HILLHOUSE Anne, a six year U. Highite, is a girl of many abilities. Many know of her line draw- ing and piano playing. She has been active in Choir, Li- brary Board, Biz, Latin, Dra- matic, and French Clubs. This year, Anne was co-chairman ol' the Mothers' Teas and elect- ed to Acme. SUZANNE HIRSCH Sue shows that all good things come in small packages. Dra- matic, Spanish, Bridge and Pep Clubs, Girls' Club Cabi- net and Council, Breeze CCO- Ed., Back Pagej, Senate, Acme, A ssem bly Comm. QChairmanj, stage crews and acting have left Sue little spare time. TOM HOETGER With his quiet and efficient manner. Tom has done splen- did work in a great many ac- tivities. A.V.O.C. QPres.j, U. Club, Dragomen fSec.-Treasj, Bridge Club, Hi-Y, Pep Club QVice-Presj, Band and Span- ish Club, in addition to foot- ball and track, have occupied Tomis time. IOAN HUNTER Ioanie possesses an under- standing way which seems to make everyone want to con- fide in her. She has taken part in German Club CSec.- Treas.j, Choir, Dramatic Club, Pep Club, and was a reporter for the Breeze. For two years Ioanie spurred our teams on as Cheerleader. 'wg "-. . H if I ' k an in if-ve I 5 5 -lt! In NL 2 s ag twxfbf A E -in-,ta ,aria if-.. CLARK IOHNSON Clark has been a success in many ways, and achieved it all in one year. His activities include Taxidermy, Driving fPres.Q, and Dramatic Clubs, and he was a member of the Biz Staff. Clark also found time to enter the Pepsi-Cola Scholarship Contest and take the lead in "Aaron Slick." VIRGINIA KLEIN Patls vitality has made her seem to be everywhere at once. In her years at U. High she has been in Spanish Club, Dra- matic Club, Choir, and Bridge Club. Pat likes tennis, horse- back riding, and golf, and she hopes to find time for them when she goes to Monticello College. ROBERT KUBY In the four years Bob has been at U. High, his keen wit and sense of humor have been well appreciated. Bob took part in the activities of German Club, and participated in Taxidermy and the Automobile Driving Clubs. Bob is planning to go into animal husbandry at the U. of M. ' DONALD LEVEISIIUS Don 'joined ithe' ranks of the Class, of '48 whenkhe xacceler-g ated th 19347.'When' heiwas a fpeshman, he led his class as presilit. D,on served as Cap- tain -the basketball team, and- he has taken part in A.V.O.C., U. Club, Bridge Club, German Club, and Hi-Y. SYLVIA LUTTERMAN Sylvia's lovely blue eyes have graced U. High for only one year, but she has added much to the school in that time. She was a member of Dramatic Club, Bridge Club, and Girls' Club. Her favorite past times are eating and dancing, which she will continue doing at the U. of M. HOMECOMING QUEEN CANDID,-lTliS.' Betty Bergquisl, Lois Pearson, Football Captain, Tom Ohr- beelg, Peggy Paterson, janet Nelson. IEANNE LUDWIG Ieannie's personality is as dis- tinctive as her lovely red wave. She was queen of the 1947 Carnival, and took a leading part in Pep, Drama, Spanish, and Bridge Clubs. Her biggest jobs this year were the senior section of the Biz, and a role in the senior class play. IOAN MACDONALD Sandyys wide grin always in- cludes everyone. She is an en- thusiastic baseball fan, and her enthusiasm has added a lot to Girls' Club. You can get an accurate idea of the extent of Sandyis travels by her collec- tion of match covers, souvenirs of many places. GEORGE INIAHOVVALD George has spent much of his time at U. High in sports. He was on the football, basketball and baseball teams and was elected into U. Club in his junior year. He also managed to be active in Math Club, Choir, Bridge Club, and Hi-Y. He plans to enter pre-business in the fall. -I9 our d0111exl1'rg1'1'ls' . . . l 50 E3-1 if M 2r 'sf FLORENCE NIAXVVELL Florence is most outstanding in dramatic work. A veteran thespian, she has created many vivid characters who will live in U. High for years to come. Florence has been a member, in addition to Dramatic Club, of Pep Club, Spanish Club, and lnterior Decorating Club. JOHN NIC ELLIGOTT Mac not only looks like a matinee idol, he became one in 'gAaron Slickf, in which he played the romantic lead. Senate CTreas.j, U. Club and Bridge Club have been part of Mac's extra-curricular activif ties. He has participated in football, golf, and wrestling. SUSAN NIC KENDRICK Sueis talents lie in her art work. She spends most of her spare time with oil painting and sculputuring, and recently her painting rated a display in the U. Art Gallery. Sue ac- celerated into our class this year, and became a member of the Taxidermy Club. .QQ ..- " NAR 33 , 1 l I to lf, i an s W an 1 iff' 'isis,..,.-V-31-:EE 4 aft 42 .:. :.,,.-M. DELORES MC MANAMA Sweet and dark-haired, De- lores has done efficient work in her activities at U. High. When she isn't reading, you'll probably find her in German, Dramatic Club, or Choir. Up- on graduating, Delores plans to enter the held of nursing, and We all know she'll make good. JOAN N MEYER Io has contributed her friendly Ways to U. High for four years. In that time she was a member of Pep, Bridge, and Latin Clubs, Library Board and Choir. Io was chairman of the Welfare Committee of the Home Ec. Club, and Worked on the Red Cross and Carnival Committees. BEVERLY MILLER Bev was outstanding as Presi- dent of U. High's largest or- ganization, Girls' Club. Some of her other activities were Math QSec.j, Latin QSec.Q, Dramatic, and Bridge Clubs. She was a member of Senate, the Biz Staff, and achieved Acme, Iournalism and Na- tional Honor Societies. IANET NELSON Ian returned from Cuba in time to be one of the lovely candidates for Homecoming Queen. Among the activities to her credit are the Breeze Staff fFeature Ed.j, Acme QPres.j, Dramatic Club QPres.j, Senate, Choir, and Girls' Club Cabinet and Council. , 1 " il or s has p .1 , em r of U. 2 '- ' rpund ou is tivities, ' ieij 'ned oir, and was n the Stag Nre In his Junior ye' r hf as s treasurer. ND pilxr - . 1 ree rs,l, 'rnie I ' - f ci ot isi 1 e t if ici d , ketb ang tra 'CJR THOMAS OHRBECK Most of Tomis years at U. High were taken up with sports. He was captain of the football team, and on the track and basketball teams. He also found time for the I.S. and Homecoming Committees and German and U. Clubs. Tom had the trying job of class treasurer this year. , IOHN R. OLSON Although he is quiet, Iohn is interested in many activities, both inside and outside of school. He was a member of the U. High band, and as- sisted with U-Highlites of 1945. He was also a member of the Driving Club and Hi-Y. One of his main ambitions is to enlist in the navy. KENNETH OSTERBERG Ken is a thorough scientist and a brilliant one. Even his hobbies are science and mathe- matics. He accelerated through U. High, pausing only to join M a t h C l u b, Aviation and Navigation Club. He also helped to organize the Science Club. Ken hopes to get a Ph.D. in biochemistry. LOIS PEARSON Putz has spent all of her high school years here at U. High. During these years she has been active in Spanish Club, Choir, Camera Club, and Li- brary Board. Perhaps her most outstanding memory of High School will be her election as Homecoming Queen of 1947. IEANNE PIEPER Ieanne showed her capability as class Vice-Pres. by manag- ing Commencement and Bac- calaureate. With membership in Pep, Bridge, Drama, Span., and Math Clubs, Library Board, Girls, Club Cabinet and Council, Acme, Breeze CFeaturej, Senate, and Na- tional Honor Society she has made an outstanding record. RODRIS BOTH Rod has proved herself an in- dispensable part of the Biz and Breeze, being Tech. Ed. of the Biz and staff artist for both publications. She was Sec. of Acme, and headed the Girls' Club fashion group. Her other activities included Mothers' Banquets and National Honor Society. EUGENE SCHAFER Schaf has sampled just about everything there is to do in his five years at U. High. Sports seem to have been his main interest, though, as he has participated in basketball, foot- ball and baseball. He also has been a member of U. Club 1Vice-Pres.j, C h o i r, a n d Bridge Club. PATRICIA SKCOTT Pat never worked for special honors, but justice was done, and she was elected to Acme and National Honor Society. She belonged to Library Board, Pep, Dramatic, and Spanish Clubs, Breeze Staff CCO-Ed. Back Pagej, Girls, Club fTreas.j, and served on the I. S. Committee. IAMES SHANNON lim is the unsung man behind the teams, the hardworking athletic manager who keeps things running smoothly. He managed football for four years, basketball for three, baseball for two, and track for one year. lim was a member of Chess, Pep, Photo Service, and U. Clubs, and Hi-Y. LUCILLE SHEEHAN CTSHQZEgactiiiitieslfhaifkxlucen a 1ini'fktiire"'vUf 'Ec.,V,,BPeeze and Biz.gTel'erQ1l5:ots'Twae,,ap3 preciatedg i,1nL Ljatirigxfbrxfimatic, a l.Erl'e5fiJrLl,5eE't5ratgng Clubs, lgiirary Bt5iirtli,'t,g,i1d the,RedEi 2 Crtvissi Cotninittee. Iipvgggverg outdoof' sportsg arizfhei- second- ary interest. I ' 51 BYRON SHODY Byron has kept the class laugh- ing for four years with his fresh humor, and has provided comedy relief in the Science Club, Taxidermy Club, and Hi-Y. Not only was he captain of the celebrated swimming teamg he also has baseball to chalk up for his school sports. IOAN SMILOW loanie has proved that it's pos- sible to have many activities, and still achieve National Honor Society. She partici- pated in Dramatic, Spanish, Bridge, and Creative Writing Clubs, and was a member of Choir and the staff of the Bis- bila. Ioan's lovely voice has added to her success. BARBARA SMITH Since Barb came to U. High as a sophomore, she has been active in Spanish Club, Dra- matic Club, Choir, and Breeze reporting. Her interests center around knitting, pl a yin g bridge, and watching hockey games. She intends to follow her main interest, art, and take up a career of illustrating. BETTY STEIN Betty was one of the first sen- ior girls to be accepted at an out of state college, and her record at U. High shows that she will add much to her chosen school. She was a mem- ber of Spanish and Dramatic Clubs, and proved her leader- ship as a study hall supervisor LEONARD STROUSE Lenny's long list of activities include: Senate QVice-Pres.j, Dragoman fVice-Pres.j, Hi-Y, the Breeze Staff, U. Club, Pep and Bridge Clubs, and Choir. He has taken part in U. Hi- lites and dramatic productions. Lenny has also made a name for himself in golf and foot- ball. LENORE ALLEN Coming from New York in her senior year, Lenore has already made herself appreci- ated by the faculty and stu- dents through her fine violin playing. She has taken en- thusiastic interest in U. High activities and has shown mu- sical interest by her member- ship in Choir and Orchestra. DICK BELL Dick has put much energy into football, basketball, and tennis throughout his high school career. He belonged to U. Club, Hi-Y, A.V.O.C., and Senate. Dick's hobbies involve sports. Although he moved to Mound this year, he prefered to stay on at U. High. SHERMAN BELL Sherm has proved a valuable addition to football and bas- ketball. He is a member of U. Club, German Club, and Bridge Club. If Shermis wishes come true, he will either take up law at the U. of M., or stick to athletics and be- come a coach in physical edu- cation. DOUCLAS BURN Doug has given his all, includ- ing a tooth, to his first love, football. U. High was proud of him when he made the All- Conference team in both his junior and senior years. Other sports that he has participated in are baseball and hockey. Doug was also on the wrest- ling team. DEAN CONSTANTINE Dean, one of the handsomest boys in our class, came to U. High from Sioux Falls, S. D. in his junior year. Dur- ing his two years at U. High, be has been active in Chess, Radio, Bridge, Photo QPres.j, and U. Clubs, Senate, Hi-Y, Basketball and Tennis fCap- tainj teams. IOHN DOYLE Iohn's jolly manner is well known all over school. Though really good at heart, he was a big hit as the villain in the all-school play. Iohn has taken part in football, golf, tennis, wrestling, and baseball, and was a member of Photo Serv- ice, Taxidermy, Dramatic and U. Clubs. CLAYTON IOHNSON Clayt's deep tan, that always lasts through the winter, pro- claimed him as captain of the golf team. Among his other sports were tennis, baseball, football, wrestling, and basket- ball. Pep, Dramatic, Bridge, Chess, U. Clubs, and Hi-Y all claimed Clayt. IOHN LEGLER The young man who belongs to that distinctive car is none other than Iohn Legler. He has gone out for football and swimming, and played in both the all-school and senior plays. Pep, German, and Taxidermy Clubs, Hi-Y, and Breeze Stall all claim Iohn as a member. DONALD MAYER During Don's years at U. High, he has done an amazing variety of things. Although his main interests lie along the lines of electricity and engi- neering, he has been a mem- ber of Latin, German, and Dramatic Clubs, Photo and Radio Clubs, and stage light- ing crew. DEWEY MYERS Dewey is one of U. High's sportsmen. His special talents are hunting and archery. At U. High, his activities in- cluded football, U. Club, and Auto Driving Club fVice- Pres.j. Dewey's future plans are to attend the U. of M. and take up forestry Work. we half lo leave 5 BARBARA NORMAN Barb's parties will undoubtedly go down in U. High history, but she has many talents be- sides her gift for entertaining. Barb's Hair for clothes has made it natural for her to han- dle the costuming for plays. She was also a member of the Dramatic, Spanish and Latin Clubs, and Choir. KAY OLSON Kayls beauty has been a pleas- ing addition to U. High's halls, and her smile is known to all. She is not only decor- ative, however, for she was a member of the Biz staff and of Creative Writing Club. She also managed to write for the Breeze, and was Chairman for the Nlothersl Tea. NIARGARET PATERSOTNT Peggy, the fine seamstress of our class, has been envied many times for her ability to sew her own clothes with such beautiful results. Her activities included: Choir, Bridge and French clubs, CTreas.j, Senate, Acme and Biz Staff, fFeature Section Co-Editorl. 53 EDUARDO PRADO U. High welcomed this year a young man from our South American neighbor, Bolivia. Ed has lost no time in adapt- ing to his new school, for he belongs to Spanish Club and is interested in dramatic work. Ed is a Hne athlete and collects stamps in his spare time. IOYCE RAINEY Coming from St. Louis Park High, Ioyce entered U. High in her sophomore year. Since then, she has been active as Secretary of our class, Pres. of the Interior Decorating Club, Drama Club, Girls, Club Cabi- net and Council, Choir, G.A.A., I.S., Carnival commit- tees, and Breeze. ELEANUR RESNICK Dark and smiling, Babe has a quiet glow about her. She likes to dance, and cuts quite a iig- ure at skating. She has been a member of Choir and Interior Decorating and D r a m a t i c Clubs. She will attend the U. of M., though her interest in Home Ec. indicates she may settle down soon. iw mm 'X nip FLOREN N 4 'lf f s ME LDifli"y fb. any friei wot lcon sati Egonomjcls So- lo ,si X ifil1d , ist. "he lkls c rie thfszllfff J X . M I X W X X W Haw' ' Coxnf tee.Hq!oth a ti 'ies are h 'Biisbila giuarf Al?0fiiic,ii,I Choir, atic CL Q, Pep Club, Bridge and Spariish Clubs. smoke signals NAME Iudy Alexander Lenore Allen . Barbara Auguston Phyllis Ayars Betty Baer Dick Bell 54 PET PEEVE scars Health Service smeared lipstick washing dishes celery women FAMOUS FOR "Sis Riggsv violin case inviting lips beautiful complexion "Elmer's Tune" sleeping ECE M GEORGE TANGEN George, as Senior President, had the important job of lead- ing our class through its busi- est year. His long list of ac- tivities included: German, Pep, Dramatic, B ridge and U. Clubs, Senate, A.V.O.C., Biz StaH, Choir, Dragoman, Hi-Y, football, golf and the basket- ball team. CARL ZIETLOW Carl, having been at U. High since the seventh grade, is another of our original class members. During this time, Carlis membership in Hi-Y, Photo Service, Bridge, Span., Chess fPres.j, and U. Clubs, Cap and Gown Committee, swimming, football and base- ball teams have kept him busy. DICK YODER Dick is an outstanding leader in the Senior Class. He held many offices and did splendid work in each of them. His activities include: Dragoman CPres.b, Senate CPres.j, Biz fBusiness Managerj, National Honor Society, and A.V.O.C. Dick also has taken an active part in basketball and football. IAMES FLINN VVhile at High, Iim has pursued his main hobby, sports. He was elected Sec.- Treas. of U. Club, and has been a member of Hi-Y and Bridge Club. He has gone out for football, tennis, and track. This fall, lim plans to remain on the campus and enter the U. of M. DESTINED TO BE "Bad,-clean through." Weighted down kissed a "Pond's" girl conversationalist heartbreaker NAME Sherm Bell Betty Bergquist Ardis Blumstein Ioanne Braun Doug Burn Mary Carlson Adele Christopherson Ruth Cohen Dean Constantine Rose Marie Currie Trudy De Gues Iack Dorfman Iohn Doyle Bill Doyle Pat Drew Iean Endress Edgar Finegan Iim F linn Marnie Geist Marie Geist Connie Gjelhaug Barbara Hammond Shirley Hatch Sue Hedback Ellie Hemingway Anne Hillhouse Sue Hirsch Tom Hoetger Ioan Hunter Clark Iohnson Clayton Iohnson Virginia Klein Bob Kuby Iohn Legler Don Levenius Sylvia Lotterman Ieanne Ludwig Sandy MacDonald George Mahowold Don Mayer Florence Maxwell Sue McKendrick Iohn McElligott Delores McManama Ioan Meyer Dewey Meyer Bev Miller Ianet Nelson Barb Norman PET PEEVE liars just ask her- boasters slow pokes classes passes water fountains school gossipers snobbish people English credit whining women taking date home not getting the car a crowd peas dead P.A. system Ending a parking place rowdy kids write-ups handed in late finding a typist capitalists a "coke" hand cold coffee St. Thomas boys walking over to Latin class crowded buses misplaced lipstick uniformed "experts" Palestine question women drivers busy signal muscular women energy squares hypocrites forward people style shows icy roads "cliques" unpredictable people street car conductors crew cuts 7th hour study uneven hemlines slacks and peddle pushers feet re-writes! early rising FAMOUS FOR attitudes everything dry humor crossword puzzles toothless smile facts understanding unrehearsed acts dark beauty helpfulness lovely coloring cracking his knuckles monkey shines exaggerations Central dates Rainbow pills subtle wit those short 5 minutes sincerity 4'Cuddle Up a Little Closer" expressive hands diamond naturally pretty swishy walk Texas! eagerness A.V.O.C. pompadour eating in study hall infectious laugh golf winnings card playing cartoons-P one of its kind car connoisseur of jazz provocative eyes sweet smile writing notes grin analytical views "Punkin Crick" her hair gentlemanliness sky-blue eyes many friends sports magazines adolescence lemon-blonde hair wonderful parties DESTINED TO BE slicing corned beef anything she wishes absent,-still confused chewing carrots well informed cool, calm, collected caught in the act some day matinee idol imposed upon always sweet new Atlas sugar-daddy man-about-town busy healthy lock smith late for class a true friend a success distinctive married soon studying for 8 more years without a car under the Lone Star State lending a hand settled-P in the dark a wonderful mother! hunting for size 15's T-off man a fourth coming from St. Paul sleepy pampered wearing last eve's corsage ad for Pepsodent telephone operator happy-go-lucky commentator "Up in a balloon, boys-' ahead of her class wanted by the girls considerate of all very happy out-door man denying her age ad for Drene shampoo society gal NAME Ernie Odland Tom Ohrbeck Iohn Olson Kay Olson Ken Osterberg Peg Paterson Lois Pearson Ieanne Pieper Ed Prado Ioyce Rainey Eleanor Resnick Rodris Roth Gene Schafer Pat Scott lim Shannon Lucille Sheehan Byron Shody Ioan Smilow Barb Smith Betty Stein Lenny Strousc Florence Summerfield George Tangen Dick Yoder Carl Zietlow PET PEEVE breaking glasses being the center of attention hitchlhiking affections athletic directors Administration Building bridge committees exaggerators clothes that don't fit "Babe', curly hair long skirts figuring Pieper out' postponed games persons who brag English cutting words poor sports show-offs Shevlin food garage doors late arrivals Senate giggling girls FAMOUS FOR loud voice kissing the queens small cokes posture clipped speech laughing outstanding beauty efficient v. p. fascinating foreigness personalized bangs big bows individuality "Claire de Lune" congeniality collection of records extreme neatness shining face male visitors at lunch bridge, bridge, bridge her salads smooth dancer reading constantly i'rosey" complexion curly hair yo-yo winner editor betty baer - copy editor bev miller - senior section editor sue hed- back - technical editor rodris roth -- business manager dick yoder - faculty advisor d. 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