University High School - Bisbila Yearbook (Minneapolis, MN)
- Class of 1951
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To our U High, our
clear old high,
To our U-High, our dear old high,
To thee we'lI 'ere be truef
Our hearts and hands in fellowship,
We pledge them all to you.
Thy name revered both near and far,
Our hopes in years to come
Thy memory shall be our star,
When U-High days are done.
The Editorial Staff of the l95l Bisbila,
yearbook to University High School.
to thee we'lI ere be true
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Frederick P. Abel, a new ad-
dition to the administration is
assistant principal. His iob is
the students: their activities
and discipline. He is in charge
of passes, excuses and sched-
uling of classes, acts as a
liaison with the University for
classes and advises the Sen-
ate, their student government.
Dr. Minard Stout is serving his
fourth year as principal of U-
High. In this period of time he
has accomplished a great deal
as director of the school. His
fondest hope has finally be-
come realized, -and it is a
familiar sight to see him
carrying the blue prints of
what will eventually be the
new University High School
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William Carlson has helped supply answers to U-Hi boys' personal and educational prob-
lems. He is also advisor to National Honor Society.
Besides being Girls' Counselor, Miss Charlotte Farm is the faculty advisor to Pep Club,
Acme, and the annual Mothers' Teas.
lf you have cuts and bruises, the person to see is Mariorie Lewis. ln the office are Edith
Nyquist and Beth Midkiff, Ruth Wood tends to club treasuries and is Dr. Stout's secretary.
Ruth Mann and Frank Klotz are U-High's faithful Custodians.
The science department, consisting of Dr. Clarence Boeck, Margaret Vollendorf, Beniamin
Whitinger and Merton Johnson, take time out from iuggling test tubes to confer with the
mathematical wizards, Dr. Donavan Johnson, Theodore Kellog, Lyle Eakin and Nick
Edith West labsentl, Florence Dunning and George Knox discuss problems of the world,
including their social studies classes, while consumers' problems concern Ramon Heimerl.
Typing is taught by Marjorie Swanson, and Jean Smith is Librarian.
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Members of the language arts faculty include Teachers of English, Speech and Foreign
Languages. They are Marion Kirkpatrick, Dwight Burton, Lilla Pappas, Arthur Ballet,
David Cook, John Bens, Emma Birkmaier, Dorothy Michalson, Lee Stark, and William
Schleppegrell labsentl. Mr. Burton and Mr. Schleppegrell are also advisors to the
The unified arts department is divided into four sections which include home economics,
industrial arts, music and art. Margaret Proshek, Carlisle Anderson, Ellsworth Erickson,
C. Vernon Smith and Robert Aupperel compose the unified arts faculty. Eleanor Hanson
and Oiva Pesonen are the boys' and girls' physical education teachers.
Our Hearts And Hands
The arrival of fall brought U-High's six little Ed Smiths back to classes. Ed Smith? He's
the spirit of U-High and six, because of six different grades. They were all anxious to
start the new school year off with a bang. To help them along the juniors sponsored the
football homecoming dance and queen campaign. The older Eds were a little iealous of
football captain, Kenny Mohn as they watched him kiss queen Diddie Odlund. Her
attendants were the other candidates: Barbara Barrows, Connie Muehlbach, and Sue
From one to another
Way back when
UN day, and Ed rode on the standard of the flag all the way to the assembly. That
day he also had fun watching the various language initiations.
Ed got his first taste of the theater, when the second-year speech class gave "The Class
The beginning of winter came with skating parties and sleigh-rides. Several Eds froze
their toes, but not so badly that they couIdn't attend the annual Holiday Hop. With this
dance, came the end of fall quarter.
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Winter, supposedly the dead time of the year, brought more exciting times. Ed showed
up at every basketball game, to cheer the team on. To celebrate the basketball home-
coming, Ed sat on Kenny Mohn's shoulder as he crowned Mary Ann Davison queen, and
announced her attendants, Sherry Evans and Kalitsa Mavroulis.
February found Ed at the Mardi Gras unsuccessfully trying to guess the Mystery Lady.
He found out later she was Carole Bouthilet. Music for this party was by "Two B's and a
Bop," the U-High jazz trio.
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To add some fun to his education, Ed went to see "Charley's Aunt." He sat in the back
row of 210 ond laughed himself sick and he almost missed Sixth Hour class. He had to
stay up late too, with John McHardy and John Horris as they worked hard developing
pictures for the forthcoming yearbook, the Bisbila. March 21 was the first day of spring
and it was nearly vocation. Ed was happy as he cleaned out his locker, following instruc-
tions, but one look at the seventy-four inches of snow ond he groaned "This is
". . . And in conclusion .
"l only fell once!"
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Early one morning . . .
Spring vacation may have been a rest for five of the Ed Smiths, but the Ed of 'Sl was
busily engaged in senior class play rehearsal which he watched from a vantage point
under Mr. BaIlet's chin. When the "School for Scandal" was given in April, Ed was very
proud. Other rehearsals, this time for "H.M.S. Pinafore," were climaxed at a performance
for the Unified Arts Festival. Edress lEd's female counterpartl supervised the Mother-
Daughter Banquet, and reported that everything went as scheduled.
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The big night finally arrived and Ed, dressed in white tie and tails spirited into the Main
Ballroom of Coffman Union to watch the J. S. He saw Harriet Wolkoff, iunior class presi-
dent, lead the grand march.
The senior assembly and the senior picnic started the final rush of activities for the Ed
Smith of '51,
The evening of June 12 was the saddest and most exciting in Ed's six years. As the last
senior received his diploma, Ed choked back a tear and went to join the Ed Smith
Riviera a la U-High
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A Day in the Life of Ed Smith lthe spirit of U-Highl
7:15-The alarm goes off 9:Ol -Ed goes to the office for a tardy slip
7:30-Ed gets up 9:05-Ed hears the bulletin
8:00--Ed runs out the door with his coat in one 9:55-Ed reads the bulletin
hand and a piece of toast in the other 'lO:55-Mid-morning snack time
8:03-Ed goes back for his books 12:55-Lunch lcritical U-Hi decision-to shevlin or
8:l5-Ed gets the morning gossip on the bus. not to Shevlinl
l:Ol -"Yipesl l'm late again!"
Candy ? ?
Apples are iust too big il
Sprina cleaning --U4Hi style
2:00-Ed goes to his Language class for cookies
Ed makes a call
"I'II be off in a minute!"
Ed hangs up and begins homework
'lO:O0-A quick glance at T.V.
ll:00-He leaves T.V. and goes to bed
and a coke 8:30-
2:55 Ed goes to the office for a locker key 9:30-
3:55 School's ouil 9:45-
4:30 Ed leaves Robinson's
5:15 "I'm home Mal"
And so completes a day with Ed.
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We pledge them all to you
Top row: D. Thomas, R. Engle, Whiting, Schultz, Howard, Wolff. Second row: Mr. Able, Klinkerfuse, Muehlbach,
R. Burns, Blomholm, Coram. Third row: Wilson, Barrows, Mohn, Davison, Brown.
SENATE treasurer Ed Brown.
Senate, U-High? Student governing bodvf is Com- Besides their eeivieer, Mr. Fred Abel, the' Senate
posed of a senator elected from each homeroom, was aided by four Standing committees. These
and four officers. Guiding the Senate this year Committees took Core of problems and Suggested
were president Kenny Mohn, vice-president Bar- the rules reimed to their fields.
bara Barrows, secretary Mary Ann Davison, and
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Standing are: Doug Whiting,
Karen Blomholm, Ed Brown,
and Mr. Able. Sitting: Connie
Muehlbach, Mary Ann Davi-
son, secretary, Kenny Mohn,
presidentg and Barbara Bar-
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lop row: L. Kane, W. Skovran, H. Schulze, J. Levitt, J. Lokensgard. Second row: B. Monson, J. Wilson, M. Blumen-
thal, K. Coram. Third row: S, Smilow, N. Crane, B. Manton, J. Dotson, C. Bouthilet. Bottom row: S. Fermaud,
L. Odland, Mr. Schleppegrell, E. Paulsen, M. Melamed.
FEDERATlON OF LANGUAGES
The Federation of Languages, U-High's United
Nations, is composed of the officers of the four
Led by Chairman Lilyan Odland and secretary
Barbara Monson, the Federation sponsored the
annual Christmas Dance and the Mardi Gras.
Another big event this year was the observance
of U. N. day. Highlights of the celebration were
language club initiations and an assembly.
The Federation was advised by the four language
teachers, Miss Birkmaier, Mrs. Michalson, Mr.
Schleppegrell and Mr. Stark.
Looking at the U.N. Flag are
Language Club presidents,
Federation officers and ad-
visors, Schleppergrell, Birk-
maier, Michalson, and Stark.
Knock on the door of the Biz Room any time and
you will probably find one of the staff members
rushing to meet a deadline. With the help of their
advisor, Mr. Ellsworth Erickson, they spend much
of theirlspare time dashing off copy and inventing
new and unusual layouts to delight the reader.
This year an Editorial Board was founded to
govern Bisbila activities, composed of the Editors-
in-Chief, Art, Copy, and Picture Editors.
Top row: W. Skovran, J. Harris, L.
Kane, R. Wrenn, C. Stout, L. Mooney.
Second row: N. Rodine, E. Erickson, C.
Thiele, E. Johansen, J. Corrigan. Third
row: N. Crane, C. Bouthilet, S. Smilow,
C. Muehlbach, J. Visscher, F. Dryg.
Bottom row: M. Melamed, G. Muehl-
back, Mr. Erickson, J. Dotson, B.
Hunt. Absent: E. Beers.
The members of the iournalism class edited and
published "The Campus Breeze," the school paper
that appeared in your lockers monthly.
This winter all would-be editors and reporters
attended a class taught by the staff and their
advisor, Mr. Ramon Heimerl, where they learned
how to make layouts and present news accurately.
-A test which completed the course revealed the
best candidates from which the l95l-52 staff
Top row: S. Tracht, M. Mears, R.
Mansfield, M. Blumenthal, T. Hagen,
H. Schulze. Second row: J. Hill, M.
Cohen, M. Thill, K. Blomholm, K.
i Coram. Third row: B. Ewing, L. Odland,
B. Barrows, S. Steinbright. Bottom
row: S. Fermaud, M. Davison, Mr.
Heimerl, A. Potter, J. Bell. Absent: R.
First row: N. Crane, J. Hill, A. Potter,
R. Nash, S. Steinbright. Second row:
B. Barrows, M. Davison, Miss C. Farm,
M. Melamed, K. Coram. Third row:
L. Odland, D. Peterson, C. Thiele, J.
Dotson, C. Muehlbach, C. Bouthilet,
E. Erickson, K. Blomholm, S. Smilow.
Acme is the honorary service organization for girls.
The members are chosen on the basis of scholar-
ship, leadership, character and service to the
school. This year Acme sponsored the Red Cross
style show, thanksgiving baskets, and the mothers
teas. The annual mothers-daughters banquet that
was held in Coffman Memorial Union was also
sponsored by Acme. This year's advisor was
Miss Charlotte Fa rm.
Quill and Scroll is a National Honorary society for
students who have done outstanding work in the
field of Journalism.
This year, eleven members were selected. Seven
were chosen from the Campus Breeze, and four
from the Bisbila. Those chosen from the Breeze
were selected on the basis of outstanding work in
composition, high literary standards, and knowl-
edge of iournalistic techniques. Those from the
Bisbila were chosen on the basis of knowledge,
cooperation and ability in putting out a yearbook.
left to right: C. Muehlbach, B. Bar-
rows, K. Blonholm, A. Potter, J. Hill,
C. Bouthilet. Second row: S. Stein-
bright, J. Harris, M. Blumenthal, K.
Coram. Absent: S. Smilow.
Thespian's big job this year was sponsoring the
Senior Class play. Thespian-headed committees
built sets, made costumes and were iack-of-all-
trades whenever their services were needed.
Thespian membership requirements for member-
ship is a certain amount of service given in either
the dramatic or technical fields of the theater.
President this year was Susan Smilow, vice-
president, Connie Muehlbach, secretary, Doug
Whiting, treasurer, Tom Decker and program
chairman was Kathy Coram.
J. Hedman, J. Corrigan, R.
Wrenn, L. Morrissey, D. Mid-
daugh, R. Price, P. Ketcham,
A. Scott, J. Hill, M. Thill, D.
Thomas, L. Odland H. Wol-
koff, B. Barrows, S. Stein-
bright, K. Coram, C. Muehl-
bach, D. Whiting, S. Smilow,
T. Decker, A. Ballet.
These initials stand for one of the busiest organi-
zations around the school, Audio-Visual Operators
Club. Members run the audio-visual aids for class
work, school parties, games and at any other time
when the aids are needed. Boys are elected to
A.V.O.C. after- intensive training and may take it
as a class for credit.
The president of A.V.O.C. this year was Jack
Hedman, secretary was John Wilson. A.V.O.C.'s
advisor was Ben Whitinger.
O. Plauda, B. Garland, K.
Mohn, B. Olsen, R. Franzen,
T. Decker, B. Skovran, D. Gar-
land, J. Lokensgard, J. Oster-
berg, F. Dryg, R. Alden, E.
Brown, B. Kuhl, J. Wilson, B.
Whitinger, J. Hedman.
C. Stout, O. Plauda, .l. Fluth,
L. Mooney, K. Mohn, Jack Wil-
son, I. Bloom, E. Gelhorn, D
Heintzman, L. Kane, D. Gis-
vold, J. McHardy, W. Ellis, H
Deutsch, John Wilson, J. Cor-
rigan, N. Ouimette, B. Skov-
ran, T. Hagen, D. Romberg
K. Baker, L. Odlund, D
Meyers, B. Alden, Mr. Pesonen,
B. Hunt, .l. Line, D. Franzen,
R. Pyle, F. Dryg, B. Kuhl,
Every boy who letters in any sport is entitled to ioin
U. Club. This year U. Club sponsored the Fathers-
Sons banquet, and during winter quarter they held
their annual initiation which was climaxed by a
hilarious assembly when the initiates were dis-
played. This year under the guidance of president
Bud Fuhrman and coach Oiva Pesonen, the U.
Club was one of U-High's most active and am-
With Sidney Steinbright as president, Pep Club
began another full year. With its aim the estab-
lishing of more school spirit, Pep Club accepted a
record number of new members. They sponsored
a Sunlight during the fall quarter and during
winter quarter took over the big iob of the
Basketball Dance. Pep Club sponsored the cheer-
leaders and worked closely with the faculty to
plan pep tests and other all-school activities.
M. Trask, W. Romnes, K.
Coram, B. Ewing, Miss Farm,
J. Dotson, D. Peterson, N. Ro-
dine, C. Cromer. S. Stein-
bright K. Mavroulis, L. Od-
land, P. Ketchum.
Photo Service is an organization which
serves the school. Members of this club
take pictures of various activities and sub-
mit copies to the Biz and Breeze for pub-
lication. Officers are Dave Berman, John
Harris, and John McHardy.
F. H. A. provides a chance for domestic
minded girls to learn more about the art
of homemaking. One of their many pro-
iects this year was providing hot meals for
the football team. President is Sharon
Pep Band's biggest iob this year was to
play at football and basketball games.
They also helped out the cheerleaders at
some of the pepfests. President this year
was Malcolm Blumenthal. Bob Manton was
secretary-treasurer and Mr. C. Vernon
Smith was advisor.
Chess Club was again active this year.
The purpose was to provide time for those
students interested in chess. The club was
open to both junior and senior high stu-
dents. The advisor was Mr. Merton John-
son, and officers were: Amby Foley,
president, Winfield Mott, secretary.
The Ski Club was new at U-High this year.
It was formed by a group of students in-
terested in skiing. Their advisor was Mr.
Lee Stark, and the officers were: Eric
Feigl, president, .lim McDaniels, vice-presi-
dent, Douglas Whiting, secretary, and
Bob Alden, treasurer.
The Stamp Club is a club of iunior-high
students advised by Mrs. Dunning. The
club provides time for those interested in
stamp collecting. Officers are Jack Foker,
Steve Howard and Mayleanne Trask.
Thy name Revered
Both Near And Far
Fourth row: Coach Pesonen, Crotty, Rensfeldt, Green, Brugler, Zalusky, F, Mattson, J. Brown, J. Ellis, assistant
coaches. Third row: White, Jenson, Pyle, Meyers, Archer, Heintzman, Stout, E. Brown, Odland, Ramberg. Second
row: Hassett, Ouimette, Ames, Prichard, Wilson, Deutsch, Garland, Fluth, Saliterman. First row: Kuhl, Skovran,
Bloom, Plauda, Mohn icaptainl, Fuhrmann, Corrigan, McCardy, Gilhorn.
The 1950 Little Gophers suffered a losing season. lt is certain,
however, that the team doesn't feel the season a total loss,
because of the valuable experience they gained.
This was the first year of actual play for most of the team
with very few experienced players. These boys were responsi-
ble for much of the good work in games this year.
Next year U-High will be missing five seniors from the team,
including captain Kenny Mohn. This loss will be felt next fall,
but will be offset by the many boys who gained experience
The first game of the season was at Chaska. The
kickoff was made with the Little Gophers receiving
the ball on their 30-yard line, and going for a
70-yard touchdown drive. After this, Chaska
scored four times in the game, bringing the score
Next week the team met Bloomington at home.
Their playing was much improved, but despite the
team's efforts, they lost, l9-6.
A wet afternoon game with Norwood-Young
America ended in the Little Gophers' defeat. The
score was O-12, after a scoreless first half.
At Deephaven the U-High gridders suffered the
worst defeat of the season. Deepheaven scored
six times, making the score 38-O.
Spirits soared before the Waconia game. Waconia
scored twice, but the Gophers tied the score in the
second half. Then the opposition made another
touchdown and the heartbreaking game ended
with U-High on the losing side, l9-l2.
Our Homecoming game with Watertown found
U-High unable to get within 35 yards of the goal
during any part of the game. The game ended
U-High ..,. ... 6-26. .. ...... Chaska
U-High ..,. . . . 6-19. .. .,.. Bloomington
U-High .... . . . O-l 2 ....... Norwood Y-A
U-High .... . . . O-38. . . ...., Deephaven
U-High .... .... l 2-19. . . ..... Waconia
U-High .... . . . O-38. , . .,... Watertown
U-High .... . . . O-25. . . ..,. Shakopee
Top row: Leroy Odland, Larry Mooney, John Lokensgard, Ernest Gelhorn, John Wilson. Second row: Joel Saliter-
man, Darrel Gisvold, Craig Stout, Kenneth Mohn, Ed Brown, Roger Pyle, Coach Pesonen.
Although the l95O-51 basketball team at U-High was much
improved over last year, the cagers once again failed to break
.500. Led by captain Kenny Mohn, who scored l25 points
and was made all-conference, the Little Gophers won only
five games and lost eleven. Aided by senior veterans Darrell
Gisvold and Larry Mooney the team picked up speed and
spirit. Although the team will lose three of its top men this
year they will still be able to rely on starters Rog Pyle, Ed.
Brown, and Craig Stout. With steady coaching and plenty of
scrimmage outside of school it may be possible to have a
good team next year.
Larr Mooney Ed Brown Darrell Gisvold Ro er P le
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U-High .... . . .
U-High ..,. .....
U-High .... .....
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Prospects for the team of '5l-'52 seem good.
Jim Archer is likely to be working for center posi-
tion. Craig Stout with a lot of good work behind
him shows promise. There will also be veterans
such as .lon Lokensgaard, Ernie Gellhorn, John
Wilson, Roger Pyle, and Eddy Brown. Many of
these boys played "A" squad basketball this year,
so they will be the mainstays of next year's team.
Back row left to right Bryer Skovran, Plauda, Swansen, Baker, Coach Wasnick. Second row: G. Ramberg,
Meyers Dyg H mtzman D utsch, W. Ellis, T. Meyers. Front row: D. Ramberg, Line, B. Hunt, J, Ellis,
The 1950-1951 wrestling team did not do too well in the
dual meets, winning only two matches. However, the two
matches that they did win were decisive victories for the mat-
men, St. Paul Central and Edina being the losers. Captain Bill
Hunt was U-High's best individual wrestler, as he placed
second in the regionals, and fourth in the state. Bill was this
year's captain. Don Meyers and Jim Ellis also stood out by
winning most of their matches. Some of the other wrestlers
were Ken Baker, Warren Ellis, Don Heintzman, Owen Plauda
and Jerry Line. Graduation will only claim .lerry Line, Bud
Fuhrman, and Jim McDaniel, so next year's team can look
forward to a very successful season.
Kalton J Lund F Davis J. Harris, J. Saliterman, L. Kane, B. Stanley, E. Carlson, B. Green, J. Wolf, T. Baer,
D Franzen Absent P Curtis, T. Hagen.
The swimming team under careful guidance swam against
the best teams in the state. The record of four losses and two
wins cannot start to show the determination and spirit that
the mermen displayed. After dropping the first four meets to
Minneapolis Central, West, Roosevelt, and St. Paul Central,
the little gopher mermen splashed back to victory in their last
two meets against St. Paul Murray and Humboldt. With the
help of returning swimmers Dick Franzen, Leonard Kane and
Eugene Carlson, the little gophers may hope for a more suc-
cessful season next year. John Harris, Terry Hagen, Paul
Curtis and John Wolf contributed much to the teams' experi-
ences and sportsmanship. Dick Franzen was this year's captain.
Proposed New University
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First row, left to right: D. Del.uce, S. Carlson, B. Ewing, M. Anderson, J. Brugler, J. Bohne. Second row: D. Cox,
J. McGovern, B. Kuhl, B. Hunt, J. Cohn. Third row: B. Lubbe, F. Dryg, M. Cohen, P. Ketchum, J. Dotson, S. Evans.
Fourth row: A. Koso, E. Brown, M. Mears, B. Johansen, K. Clark. Fifth row: C. Chinn, E. Gellhorn, J. Brown, l. Bloom,
J. Corrigan, R. Johnson. Sixth row: A. Anderson, D. Heintzman, L. Kane, J. Lokensgard, B. Garland, J. Fluth,
The football homecoming was the first big proiect of
the iuniors. Irwin Bloom led them as chairman of this
successful affair. This year the queen received a
locket as a remembrance.
Presiding as officers this year were: Harriet Wolkoff,
as president, lrwin Bloom, vice president, Marilyne
Mears, secretary, and Jack Wilson, treasurer. They
worked hard, and with the cooperation of the iunior
class and their home room advisors, Dr. Boeck, Mrs.
Michalson and Mr. Knox, they achieved the goal
they were reaching for. This was learning to organize,
plan, and carry out their proiects.
First row, left to right: R. Schwartz, E. Paulsen, P. Nelson, H. Wolkoff, D. Ramberg, Z. Parks. Second row: B
Okinow, J. Scott, N. Sheridan, B. Spencer, G. Muehlbach. Third row. B. Monson, R. Pyle, N. Robertson, S. Tracht
C. Thiele, S. Monies. Fourth row: D. Peterson, F. Whittington, D. Meyers, John Wilson, R. Mansfield, J. Weisberg
J. Soliterman. Fifth row: J. Wenker, L. Morrissey, C. Stout, H. Schulze, O. Plauda, .lack Wilson, B. Olson. Absent
D. Beers, D. Peery.
Gail Muehlbach, Hertha Schulze, and Jack Wilson
did a fine iob representing their class in Senate.
Their alternates were Fred Dryg, Bob Garland and
The theme of their Mothers' Tea this year was "Key to
My Heart." This was because it was held on Valen-
tines Day. Jean Bohne headed the very successful tea.
Last but not least was the J.S. Irwin Bloom headed this
very formal affair which was held in the Main Ball-
room of Coffman Memorial Union.
First row, left to right: J. Broek, D. Brauns, P. Bartholomew, C. Ewer, J. Anderson, E. Carlson, M. Eitsert. Second
row: S. Eastland, G. Humphrey, B. Goldman, K. Hanson, C. Campbell. Third row: M. Golden, K. Chinn, C. Christ-
mas, S. Gray, D. Baillon, J. Goldberg. Fourth row: B. Brunkow, K. Baker, J. Breier, W. Ellis, R. Engel. Fifth row:
K. Frank, J. Christensen, T. Baer, K. Brugler, J. Gerald, D. Bryant. Sixth row: D. Backstrom, D. Garland, P. Curtis,
R. Ames, D. Malone, J. Archer, S. Hansen.
The sophomores begain their senior high life in the
traditional sophomore manner. Mr. Bens, Mr. Kellogg,
and Mr. Stark provided their all-masculine guidance
as the tenth grade advisors.
The main proiect of the sophomores this year was to
promote school spirit within the class. This obiective
was accomplished through parties and other proiects.
One of the parties was a hayride held during tall
quarter. Two others were held during the winter: a
roller-skating party at Ordemann's, and a toboggan
party at the White Bear Yacht Club.
First row: B. McCarthy, M. Ewing, J. Steinberg, K. Weis, S. Greene, V. Pink, B. Johnson, K. Mavroulis. Second row:
W. Johnston, J. Jaenisch, C. Sheehy, K. Klinkerfues, B. Nimmer, G. Spees. Third row: J. Osterberg, B. Manton,
J. Mathews, R. Mills, K. Nighman, J. Awada, H. Klevens. Fourth row: B. Tema, M. Riley, L. Solosky, M. Steenberg,
S. Lewis, C. Miller. Fifth row: B. Pett, G. Whiting, L. Odland, N. Ouimette, J. Zalusky, B. Harris, R. Johnson.
Absent: M. Hassett, M. Johnson, R. Rodenwald, W. Tucker.
They also held the annual Senior Farewell Dance
during spring quarter.
Leading the class were: Jim Awada, president, Don
Bryant, vice-president, Kallitsa Mavroulis, secretary,
and Eugene Carlson, treasurer.
Carrying their homerooms' opinions to Senate were:
Rolf Engel, Mary Ewing, and Kay Klinkerfues with
their alternates Don Bryant, Eugene Carlson, and Don
The Mothers' Tea was headed this year by Judy
Steinberg. The theme was "St, Patrick's Day."
First row, left to right: H. Branger, K. Coffey, B. Adams,
J. Evans, B. Crane, M. Dugan, D. Dupere. Third row: A. G
M. Hansen, S. Dorge. Second row: J. Ellis, T. Crotty,
urtek, J. Ferdelman, G. Gamble, M. Evans, B. Barton,
N. Anderson. Fourth row: K. Drulenski, J. Halper, S. Erickson, T. Bae, R. Burns, D. Fogelberg. Fifth row: F. Davis,
D. Breier, D. Friedland, J. Edlund, B. Green, J. Curtis, C. C
Ending their iunior high years with a bang, the fresh-
man class proved themselves energetic and enthusias-
They began the year by electing a nine-member
council instead of the usual officers. The able chair-
man was Richard Jensen, and the council's members
were Barbara Barton, Fletcher Davis, Diane Dupere,
James Edland, Wally Hunt, Steve Nieman, Diane
Sterner, and Toby White. The board decided on a
program of homeroom activities which included social,
folk and square dancing, games, sports, and hobbies.
Advising the class were Miss Pappas, Mr. Eakins and
Mr. Merton Johnson.
First row, left to right: L. Hoppe, B. Swanson, J. Kunin, M. Marchant, J. Sutton, A. Leary, S. Thorshov, L. Kienitz.
Second row: C. Ketchum, B. Johnson, B. Kleinhons, B. Milavetz, M. Johnson, S. Levin, E. Maki. Third row: J. Levine,
W. Hunt, L. Lanz, M. VanNess, P. Thompson, V. Romnes, M. Prichard. Fourth row: C. Legler, B. Hawkinson, C.
Summers, B. McKendrick, D. Sterner, J. Swanberg, J. Johnson. Fifth row: D. Weishrod, R. Montgomery, T.
McLellan, W. Swanson, M. Mann, R. Rensfeldt. Sixth row: R. Jensen, F. Mattson, 5. Nieman, J. Wolf, T. Olofson,
E. Hoey, A. White. Absent: F. Becker, A. Kinnard, D. Seleen
Each of the homerooms sponsored a party for the
entire class. The parties included skating, toboggan-
ing, skiing and sleighriding. Some featured dancing
The ninth grade won its share of honors, too, for it
took the prize in the annual Acme sponsored Thanks-
giving basket contest.
ln April the Freshman Mothers' Tea was held with
Sonia Thorshov as general chairman.
Representing their class in the Senate were Russell
Burnes, John Wolf, and Mike Prichard. Their alter-
nates were Barbara Barton, Diane Dupere, and
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First row, left to right: V. Mears, J. Elwell, A. Skovran, M. Rhodes, M. Schroeder, K. Hansen. Second row: T. Meyers,
D. Mooney, B. Berman, R. Robison, R. Verdich, N. Blomquist, S. Mills. Third row: B. Bittner, J. Nighman, D. Potter,
R. Russeth, T. Stewart, C. Stoddard. Fourth row: R. Brauns, L. Linehan, B. Dryg,.B. Selle, M. Scharf, J. Anderson,
M. Whitefield. Fifth row: A. Diamond, J. Leary, B. Jenniges, G. Syverton, L. Palmer, W. Mott. Sixth row: M.
Trask, C. Tracht, J. Turpin, K. Isaacs, M. Miller, J. Moor, D. Zalusky. Seventh row: J. Foker, A. Ewald, G. Snyder,
W. Johnson, C. Doumel, J. Dokmo, M. McClellan, S. Howard. Absent: J. Lund, G. Ramberg, W. Whitehill.
Early in fall quarter, the eighth grade played host
to the new seventh graders at a party in Shevlin Hall.
Around this time, an election of officers was held.
Lory Palmer was elected president, Sheldon Mills,
vice-president, Jack Loker, secretary, and Jim
During winter quarter one section of the eighth grade
gave a Valentine Dance for the other.
Spring quarter brought the Mothers' Tea, with Betsy
Berman as the eighth grade co-chairman.
The senators were Steve Howard and Joey Lund.
Their alternates were Marilynne Miller and Tom
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First row, left to right: Robison, Lenz, Urness, S. Berman, D. Dryg, R. Johnson, G. Swanson. Second row: Bolender,
Ferdelman, Steinberg, Horn, B. Fluth, Cerny. Third row: Brotsky, Magidson, Engle, Lacabanne, Burton, Monson.
Fourth row: R. Evans, J. Johnson, Quaid, Dayboch, J. Pett, Chandler, Chandler. Fifth row: Omstead, Wilke, T.
Potter, B. Anderson, Foster, Darley. Sixth row: Ewer, Gurtek, P. Wood, Armstrong, Whitcher, Dockman, J. Hastings.
Seventh row: J. Campbell, Skildum, Branger, B. Nimmer, E. Larson, J. Franzen, T. Atherton, Eide. Absent: E. Menze,
Being isolated at T.S.M.B. didn't stop the Seventh
Graders from being well represented at all school
At Christmas time they gave a successful party for the
eighth grade, and during winter quarter they held a
The seventh grade officers were: president, Richard
Atherton, vice-president, Marjorie Chandler, secre-
retary-treasurer, Marilyn Chandler.
Senators were Ray Evans and Jim Johnson. Ronell
Robeson was the seventh grade co-chairman of their
well-planned Mother's Tea.
M. Chandler, R. Atherton, M. Chandler, of
ficers, Lovdjieff, Kirkpatrick, advisors.
Thy memory shall
be our star,
Bobby . . . "Now take our Mercury
. . . at home on a sailboat.
"BHS" . . . fiendish laughler . . . "No
"Please call me Bobby" . . . "But
my Dad didn't fix the game."
"Bugs" . . . sarcastic wif . . . Social-
ized Medicine's the answer.
Originaior of the decorated lockers
. . . his best fool forward.
'Birch" . . . "Lef's go to Flaggs" . .
"Cashmere?" . . . P. B. ,luster's
protege . . . "Listen to this."
"Third page is best!" . . . "You mean
you don't have television?"
"Katcha" air-mail letters... "No
front page this issue.
. CATHERINE BORGERDING
"Cassie" . . . a smile for a Pepsodent
ad . . . "Oh say, now!"
'Dickie . . . so what if Groucho
said it first "Let's gal"
"Bouthie" . . . blue jeans 'n' nylons
. . . "ln my opinion-"
ETTA JEAN BOYD
Senior songster "l'll do itl"
How was Boston?
"Kathi" . . . "Hi-i-i-i-i" . . . "I gotta
ioke to tell you."
"That's enough Lynn" "I dis
agree. . . . the Castner System.
MARY ANN DAVISON
"Fuzzy" . . . "Proshek's pride and
ioy" . . . "I don't live so tar!"
I went to Europe cheap!" . .
adorned in orange . . . "Jazzy."
General electrician . . . "lf l get my
cast off" . . . ghoulish giggles.
"Call me Hal!" . . . the Washington
traveler . . . "Hey fellas!"
"Prof" . . . Where'd you get that
pin? Apsen? Telemark? Trollhaugen3
Hal . . . "Take the Chev" . . . "You
can come, but we won't have any
Sue . . . Breck's Sweater Queen .
How do the French do it?
Liz . . . "Please scratch my back"
. . . "So what if I don't have ankles?"
The motorcycle kid . . . "Give me a
ride, Amby?" . . . turtle-neck sweater.
"Bud" . . .the spark plug . . . "l'm a
HANS HAGEN, JR.
"Terry" . . . cowboy boots . . . But
it's so far to White Bear!
"Gizzy" . . . not so conservative
socks . . . Sink that basket!
He likes it here, too! "I've got a
great idea for a picture!"
"Jan" . . . flirtatious eyes . . . petite
feet . . . always a smile.
"Jack" . . . "The BIush" . . . "Honest?'
. . . The AVOC wheel.
"Pill" . . . Blonde, but not from the
bottle . . . "At the Curtis."
"Lars" . . . her hair has that Drene
sheen . . . did you collect the ab-
"Hubble" . . . small 'n' sweet . . .
"But I'd rather baby sit."
"You Idiot!" . . . "Cc1n't find my
Austin" . . . "Plain or shaded back-
Footsie . . . our Sonia Hemie . .
Her clothes are perfection . .
But I m a wheel! . . . the Valentino
of our class
"McDee" . . . "eee-aw" . . . Leaping
Lena, complete with yellow hub-
cops . . .
"Mudlee" . . . "Thot's my cousinl'
. . . "Very good!"
"I remember election night" .
bow ties for every occasion . .
"SiIence!" . . . "l've got cz new Boch
record" . . . science fiction.
"Which twin has the Toni?" .
"Where are you eating lunch?" . .
"What d'ya soy?" . . . "Where's
M"'M'-w . n ,
"Moon-babe" . . . call-slip collector
. . . well used l.D. bracelet . . .
"I wish Olivier would make another
picture!" . . . books are her specialty.
"I can't, l've got a rehearsal." .
"Where's my sister?" . . .
"Diddie" . . . what she cin't got,
she don't need . . . the football
"Little Nash" . . . pint-sized Povlova
. . . the questioning eyebrow.
'Ozzie" . . . new hairdos . .
'Snyder's at 8:3O." . . .
"Phil-babe" . . . "wanna ride?" . .
at Edylh Bush.
always in Chicago . . . "You think
not?" . .
Poff . . . The Breeze is my
baby." . . . infectious giggles . . .
Very sincerely yours . . . "Dolsfoleb-
if 4, Q
RAY PRICE, JR.
"The spokesman" . . . a slow and
easy amble . . The rumbling
voice . . .
Scotty . . . a frue Thespian . . .
"when l go lo New York . . ."
shy "hi" . . . "How do you say it i
Russian, Billy? . . .
"Cyd" . . . "There's a game tonite!"
. . . "So our car is pink and orange"
"Dave" . . . "the orafor" . . . col
legiate crew cut . . .
'Whose ring is that, Thill?" . . . her
'come up and see me" voice . . .
there are smiles . . . "l've gotta
Barry's picking me up!"
'Ceasar" . . . "Now, listen, kids"
. . "lt says in Robert's Rules"
"Yonch" . . . "l'll make a poster!"
. . unpredictable humor . . .
our sports enthusiast . . . "But we
didn't have toboggans in New
"Will you get that script in?' . .
from the "Tiger" to the teas . .
Bobby Wrenn, boy author . . .
"What do you want to hear?" . . .
as told to the editors
Secret Ambition-to . . .
spend winters in Cuba
tour the world on a bike
be a second Pinza
be the lst lady president
iit's a secretl
bake a prize pie
have a harem in Arabia
print her air-mail stamps
beat Snead in the P.G.A.
see T.V. in every house
be only girl l.T. student
live in the Yukon
be a torch singer
be Mr. Abel's principal
coach a U-Hi team
be the lvy League's pet
ldoesn't have anyl
have his own parking spot
be another Mark Twain
teach at Northrop
be Army's football star
go skiing with Mr. Ballet
date a certain teacher
break a downtown speed law
be a bookie
be a Norris gym teacher
replace Gene Krupa
be a millionaire at 2l
edit the "Hobo News"
dance at the Alvin
be a second Barbara Scott
Secret Ambition-to . . .
be president of Acme
be as good as I think I am
play bass viol with toes
play the sax like Gardener
be a mortician
conduct a symphony
fly to the moon
ioin the class of '52
play with the Lakers
get lost in a music store
be in the Ballet Russe
write on a test booklet
attend West Point
ioin the Navy
buy a pink Cadillac
marry Mr. Bens
be a PFC in the Army
really own a convertible
be a house painter
write a Nobel prize novel
beat Levitt on Iowa tests
spy on Uncle .loe
be U Club president
stand on her head
lIt's no secretl
teach at U-Hi
be a Tibetian monk
be a train engineer
be a hermit
be another Rembrandt
We'll always remember . . .
our freshman trolley party . . . pop corn at Ortie's, french-fries at the Dungeon, and
cigarettes at Flagg's . . . our successful sunlights . . . the forced resignation of sopho
more homeroom lO9 . . . our decreasing numbers . . . the hokey pokey and the police
chipped paint, and the Buildings and Grounds Committee . . . "Lost in the Stars" e
painting parties . . . the U-Hi honk . . . the battle over photographers . . . our lockers
at Christmas . . . the "surprise" birthday parties . . . the feud over the senior girls table
. . . and lastly. . . the friends we've made . . . the things we've learned, in class and out
. . . and we will remember to return.
. ...when U High
days are done.
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