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UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
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•SB|Modem, at o result of experimentation, research, ond progress, is one word which describes University High School. The school, established by the University College of Education. is a department in which educotion majors observe good teaching techniques and later practice them under close supervision by members of the college foculty.
The students, numbering obout four hundred, come from all ports of the Twin Cities ond from families of varied backgrounds. The student body is selected with the thought of being representative of the Twin City oreo. Adequate individual attention is given to all pupils. Students are urged to work up to their moximum capabilities.
The normal class sessions ore used by the foculty to corry on experimentation in methods of teaching, materials used, and curriculum. Many of the foculty members hove received the coveted PhD degree. Others are working toward higher degrees and attond dosses at the University.
A unique feolure of the school is its closed-circuit television installation with which the staff is conducting pioneer research in the field of teacher education. The spacious librory is well stocked with a wide variety of books for reseorch ond recreotionol reading. In oddition to the main library, there are conference rooms which contain materials on topics of speciol interest.
The Porent-Teacher Association acquaints the parents of U High students with the school activities and educational program. The meetings give the parents on opportunity to meet the foculty members ond other parents.
Th tiwdvntt opfto't IK» u |vip n«M
The iludwli' Hi or b«oediniit iKiovjk Kr«ali«nol
A MODERN SCHOOL . . . A MODERN EDUCATION
3"THE EXPANDING HORIZON
0 o" Wolf., W Cook
This ycor the College of Education celebrates its fiftieth anniversary. Tho thomo of the anniversary, "The Expanding Horizon," is being co-ordinated by Dean Walter W. Cook and will depict the history of the College. The College's motto is "Golden Anniversary-fifty years of leaching, research, and service."
The College of Education was established in 1905, by the Board of Regents, with the purpose of preporing men and women for teaching positions all over the nation. Resoarch by members of the staff on educational problems has brought the University
of Minnesota world-wide attention.
At the beginning of each quarter, many of the U High classes ocquire student teachers. These practicing teochers observo the doss procedures for the first few weeks. They then teach one or two units with the help of the regular teacher. While doing this, tho student teachers learn many things, such os how to get along with students of a particular grade and how to present units while putting to use the vorious teaching methods they hove leorned. The College of Education con be very proud of the fine trodition which it has set in the past fifty years.
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unit which th. pr.portd h.rv«l to o junior English dots. Helm b lo : Siwd.ni i.och.r i ofl«n hotp student with iodrvidwol problem Hor . Chrittion Schmidt .iploini th. Oft ot moting Sgvrti with wir. to Money Niomon ond Bob Corny.
Ccommiit . !• » to Dr. Hfkmoi»r. Dr. Jotuuon,
Dr. Wost. Dr. Borck. Dr. B-ollo . Mr. Ab«l. Dr. Miultrll. Mr. Mitlor. Mr. O »on. Mr. OooM. Mi Morfatl. Mr. Rondlrmon. Abfront: Dr. Fronk. Mr. K»«Ur. Mi SwonronA CREDIT TO U HIGH
Dr. Sterling B. Mitchell hos been the principal of U High for the post four years. During this time, his ready smile, patience, and understanding have modo an admirable improssion upon the whole student body. Dr. Mitchell's mony duties include co-ordinating U High with the college of education and being the choirmon of the faculty executive committee.
The assistant principal. Frederick P. Abel had a busy schedule supervising student functions and schedules, leaching college classes and representing the faculty of PTA meetings. Senators will remember Mr. Abel for his willing assistance at all Scnoto meetings. This was Mr. Abel's sixth year ot U High.Foreign longwog . loft to r.g»it Mr. Stork. D Sirkmoi Mr Wyli . Mr Mi tni«ki
Covntrlor. Mm St. Or 9 Countclor. Mr Millor
The foreign language deportment wot guided by Emma Birkmaier who taught the Ru»»ian language, a course unique to U High. Raimond Micsnieks directed the German doss. and Nancy Wylie helped the pupils interested in Spanish. The French students said, "bonjour" to their instructor, lee Stark.
Two newcomers to the U High stoff were the student counselors, Karwyn St. Onge and Harris Miller. Their solutions to our many problems and helpful advice about our futures will al-woys be remembered.
Students, sitting in comfortable, cushioned chairs, listened attentively to Fred Johnson who taught World History and two senior sections. Edith West, head of the social studies deportment, also instructed the seniors. Informing the junior doss about American History was Genevieve Zito. while Williom Gardner taught the junior high.
The language arts deportment was headed by Stanloy Kegler who acquainted the junior class with American literature. Karwyn St. Onge and William Grassl planned the senior English program. Mr. Gross! also taught the freshman class. The adviser to the school newspaper stoff, Lorraine Sundal, presented various units to the sophomores. Florence Coleman, adviser for the junior high Pep Club, guided the seventh and eighth graders in their classwork. Struggling through many television appearances was Arthur Ballet, who taught the large senior speech class.
The librarian, Ruth Model!, was always ready and willing to help us find books and needed information. Her endless efforts, which aided us in writing many successful themes, were greatly appreciated. Miss Marfell kept the library well stocked with books to give U High students many hours of reading pleasure.Social Studies, loft te light: Mi. Gardner, Mist Zito. Dr West, Mr.Johnson
English, loft to right! Mr. Kogler. Mist Sundot. Miss St. On go. Mist Coleman. Mr. Grotsl Absont. Or. BolUt.
Miss MorfollClerical pioDkt. Mill Swonion
Unified orti. left lo rigHfi Of Nelton. Mm. fvenion, Mm. J« M, Min Slepfcent. Mr Randlemon, and Mr. fven
Rliylicol educofion. Ml lo rigKl Mri Miller. Mr OI»n. Mr. O NeillIMPLANT KNOWLEDGE
The unique unified arts department was headed by Robert Randleman who busily worked with shop students. Rita Juhl directed the new girls' Glee Club and the junior high music dosses, while Carl Nelson conducted the large band. Home economics students wore taught by Helen Stephens and Eleanor Evcnson, a newcomer to U Highs staff. Advising the Bisbila stoff and teaching the arl classes was Robert Even.
Morjorie Swanson's typing and shorthand students provided room 270 with an efficient ond business-like otmosphere.
Gareth Olson wos in charge ol the Physical Education department and advised U Club activities. He coached the football, wrostling. and track teams ond taught the boys' gym classes. Tho basketball coach, Robert O'Noill, also directed gym classes for the boys. Florence Miller odvised the cheerleaders ond GRA along with instructing the girls' gym classes.
Tho scionco department was guided by tho physics teacher, Clarence Boeck. Richord Sonner presented various units to chemistry pupils. AVOC adviser Orrin Gould taught tho ninth grode general science classes, while Louis Walters guided the sophomoro biology classes. The junior high scienco groups were taught by Robert O'Neill.
There were three new stoff members in the moth deportment this year. They wore Robert Jackson who taught students interested in consumers moth and geometry. Phyllis Wheeler who wot the trigonometry and ninth grade algebra teacher, and Wayne Sheldon who also tought olgebro. Seventh and eighth grade general math students were guided by Dirk Ten Brinke. Donovan Johnson, the head of the do partment, taught higher algobro.
Science, tell k ilghi, Mr Wallen. Mi Could. Mi. O'Neill. Mi. Sonnet, ond 0« Bank.
Mitt WSeeler. Dr Johnvon
Math, leti lo r
9Cvilod-ont. Ml lo rt k»: Mr. loftnotl. Mr O«mor. Mr« Ullin, M. Olmllrd, Mr Eri kn« .
CXIk» lloff, left lo riflhli Mm. Chottey. Ml»» Nyquill. Mi»» Bocklvnd
Heoltk. Ml to rijkt: Oi. Fronk. Min M (t»avy. tiinw.
SYMBOLS OF EFFICIENCY
The energetic work of the maintenance crew mode U High noted for it neat appearance. The building wo always in fine working order due to their effort .
Upon being absent or tordy from school, the studont took their written excuses to Edith Ny-qui t and Arlono Bocklund in the main office on the first floor. These busy womon handled the student personnel, received the morning moil, served os typists, and kept the business in the office running smoothly. Dr. Mitchell's new secretory was Eloino Choslcy, who guarded the club finances.
The cuts and scratches of U High students were skillfully attended to by Dr. Emma Fronk and Marion McReavy, our nurse. Medical check-ups were given to pupils boforo they could participate in athletics. Under their guidance, the students remained very healthy.
0 THE GUIDING HAND
S no«: top picture, U(| to fight' Tony Kovfmon, Nancy fitch. Ronoll Robiton. Gr»t«l MoMmon. Mvllndo Schneider. Eloin Croon. Todd Hornoit. Do Bornum. Morgorot Mayodo. Lynotto Wolli. Sorry Hanvon. Ralph Noubock. Doc Rolen, John Rolmor, Jon Wotton. Gory G-lbfttton. Hugh Olmitod. Mocgorol Armitroag. Co ol StoJpoitod. fx cvtiv Com. miltoo: Bottom pictvro. loft to fight: Dovg Grim, JoAnn Mayodo. John Compboll. Grotchon Schiolo. Zoraido Sobrino. Mr Abol.
The Senoie, ihe pounding heart of the school, will always be remembered. All school activities revolved about this organization. Its members were senators and alternates elected by the homerooms at the beginning of the year.
John Campbell, president, called the weekly meetings which were held every Wednesday in room 155. Others on the Executive Committee were JoAnn Maycda, vice president,- Gretchen Schiele, secretary; and Doug Grim, treasurer.
Frederick Abel was the adviser. Our exchange student from Spain, Zoroida Sobrino, wos an honorary member of Senate. Her interest and vitality added much to the meetings.
Senate's duty was to provide solutions to school problems and to supervise and encourage student activities. The five standing committees, consisting of a student from each grode, aided the Senate in carrying out these objoc lives.
French Club, Russian Club, Germon Club, and Spanish Club work together in forming the Fcdoro-tion of language .
The Federation is composed of the officer of the four longuage club at U High, The purpose of Federation it to supervise the activities of the four language club . They also sponsor tho gala Holiday Hop ond the Mardi Gras. The proceeds of theso dances help sponsor our foreign student.
Emma Birkmaier is the advisor of the Federation of languages. The offices ore held in a rotary system. Every fourth year each club is president and so on down the line. This yoar. Sue Doyboeh is president, representing French Club, Ronell Robison is vice president, representing Russian Club, Wallis Jackson is secretary, representing Spanish Club, and Barbara Bruemmer is treasurer, representing German Club.
Gormon Club nt Utli Svo Oilrtbn'g, Tom Quoid, Mr.
Miotnkki, Wolli Wright. Rvuion Club b«lo». Ronnlt Rob.von, firuc Whiting. John Oorloy. Both Rog«». O'
Quill and Scroll is on interactional honorary society lor high school journalists. This year Lorraine Sundol, Breeze odvisor, and Robert Even, Bisbilo advisor nominated twelve ten ion from the newspaper and yearbook staff. Thoso nominees were chosen on the basis of the qualifications set up by the Quill and Scroll Society. The qualifications ore; outstanding work in writing or editing, scholastic obilify, recommendation by the respective advisors ond the high school principal, ond approvol by the executive secretary of the National Quill ond Scroll organization. They were also sclectod by their individual performance on the publications staff.
Tho purpose of Thespians it to encouroge work in the dramatic arts. It is on honorary organization ond consists of students who hove earned a certain amount of points through performing in ploys or working on crews. A banquet is held each ycor to admit the new members.
Arthur Ballet is the advisor of Thespians, assisted by Sue Dayboch, president, Margaret Armstrong, veep, Jean Steinberg, secretary, and Bill Von Arsdell, treasurer.
Ptctvre right, Thetpiont. first row. Ml to right! Dick Bockstrom. Corole Stolpestod, Svo Ottorborg, ton town, JeAnn Mayedo. Or. Bollet. I'll Anklom, Id Molbert. Second row- Margaret Arm strong. Jeon Steinberg. OeOe Morns. See Doyboch, Toes Ovoid, lynn Bovmeister, Bob Cerny. Jo Krirssly. Molly Struchen, Jennet Roth third row- Bob Mcfoddeo, Jody Ikolo. Sve Oenn, Priscilla Mason, Marsha Coviser. fourth row: tonoll Robison, Bonny Swon-san. Coil Christmas. Jerry Rate. Sant Berman. John DorWy. tony Kowfmon, Brute Whiting. Hvgh Olmsted
Picture left. Quit) ond Scroll, first row. left to rlghti Gayle lent. Carole Stolpestod. Monty fitch, Jeort Steinberg. Margoret Armstrong, lynn Boumeitter. Second rowi Jane Hostings. Ranell Robison. Oo-I Christmas, Jsrdy Ikolo. See Bo like
In order to present a pictorial coverage of the year's happenings, the Bisbila, meaning "Little Gopher," stuck its nose into all the activities. Much excitement and anticipation prevailed os the Biz was being prepored.
After the Bisbila stoff selected the theme of "Moments to Remember." the section editors began work on their layouts. The cover design, endsheets, and division pages were the combined efforts of art editor Dede Monn and her staff. Copy wos skillfully edited by Cynthia Rutman and her assistants. Nancy Fitch's staff shot and developed oil the pictures Jean Steinberg, editor-in-chief, co-ordinated the work on the book and okayed all plons. Guiding the Biz staff was Robert Even.
Picture S ft, Wt o light Dede Monn. Mr Toronto. Noncy Fi h, Cynthio Rutman, .lean S‘« nb«'g Picture obote Jeon Steinberg. Mr. l»en. Picture lower left, left to rights Sondi Wotion. Ruth Pinkerton. J.m Eide. Mory liuingtto . Sarah TKomui. Sue bakke, Picture lower right, left to right Koy Reilen. Sorboro Anderton, Gene lorion. Trudy Iroek. Judy (Lola. lynn bovmeiiter. Gayle lenr, Sheilo Flaherty. Nancy Ninmon. Sue OiterbergfWM ta » '• » •' Chfistmoi. too.ll Robiion. Mor or !
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lorry Tw h «. Adel WorKo .
"The Campus Breeze is here!" were the cries of anxiously awaiting students as they gothered to receive their copies of the school newspaper This scene was repeoted once each month.
Jane Hastings, editor-in-chief, guided the hard-working Breeze stoff. The first-page ed itor, Gail Christmas, kept in mind and recorded all the school events. Ronnie Robison and Margaret Armstrong combined efforts with Adele Warhol and Carol Stoplestod to plan the in teresting second and third page articles. The sports headlines were presented by lorry Tucker. Ed Monie, exchange editor, had charge of the Buzz Book. The reporters for the Breeze were members of the first-year journalism class Advising the staff was lorroine Sundal.
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dot. Mary Cochran
Do» Cave ' We and raw, Ji » Id) •orb Sand, t r oaoi • • n i . Mory • Third row- Dili CamptMtl Sondir •ovfay. Norm Ha M«. CerfckM Pink. Mai Rrodrick Ab HI" Oorl CvKtkfi. Gr tch n Schral low pitfttt. lair la '-oKt |MM Patio . Sha lo Hoho«ty, Cynlhio «•-no«. Ball. Rc.0ar. Corola Siolpanod Mitt Swootoa. Ron"- Robiioa, Roy Roitan. Judy Ekolo, Sua Dana S. o»d row Trudy B-oak. Mory llylnfitoa. Corlana P«k, Jockia Farmoud, Inn Fa«rf l«, Jeaaar lolk, Chorlotta Naltoa. JoaKa Bjorkload. Carolyn Olton. Macchoa loJoy Third row; Pal Garold. Sua tolka. Rulh Pinkarton. Soroh Thomoi. Mory Show. Soadia Boulay froncat Bam. Jaoa Jock ton. Maliado Schaaidof. Jooan Si Cyr Fourfki row Mary B"ont n, Woll.l Jock ton. Mary Rica. Borboro Bond Ann Klaiafcoat. lyn Bou aa-«ra Borboro Andarto . Bwany Snonton. lii Cor ban P array Morr.n. Joonna Ra.lar lAk row. Jaoa Gruber, Judy Whilo hr . Jaoa Balandar. Pnc-ilo Mown. Go I Chritlmot. Joaa Hotting, Nancy PiHh. Solly Rug«. Aaa WiBiomt, liado Aadartoa Sri Hi row Goil Ouimalta, Mir low Schaoru. Chriada Uadq.iW. C.ady loudoa. Joaa levy, Sua Gluack. Koraa Z.rataarwoa. Morioria Altaa. Roberto Hartwell toil Ron koala
PEP IS THE KEY
VICTORY . . . Pep Club and Chcorleoder unite in cheering on the U. Club member to victory. Pep Club help cultivote ichool pirit ond encourage good »porlsmon hip among the U. Highitet. Pep partie are ol o put on by Pep Club to roue money lor it various octivitie . Marjorie Swanton odvitet the club while Carole Stolpc tad. Pre ident. Beth Roger , Vice pretident; Ronell Robi on, Secretory; ond Cynthia Rutmon, Trea urer, pretide over the meeting . The A ond B squad cheerleodcr worked closely with Pep Club in planning pep-lettt, cheer ond mott important, spirit ot game .
Got I 'TO VICTORY
Urging the student body to remember and take notice of the athletic team and event wo the main objective of U Club. It member were othlete who had received letter as a token of their octive participation in various sport . These ombitious member were not satisfied to merely arouse interest in U High sport . They energetically planned an all school dance and dined with their dads at the annual Father-Son Bonquet.
Bruce Nimmer served as the dub' president, while Terry Atherton octed os secretory-treas-urer. Gary Olson supervised all the activities.
Fktwre right. U CM . TirtI raw, Wt to right Data Coupti, Irvce Nlmnw, Coot It Olton, lorry Atherton. Gone lorson Second row: lob SttUini, John Darley. Jim tide. Oove front, Ok Gvrtek. Third row. Jim Martin, lot Solttod, Sob Trocht, Oove Dowd, Vk Ivrton Fourth row: George Koehler, lonely Fowling. Gary Irown, Wollt Wright, Terry Marring
ftouro obc«». • Sqvod ch» l« d 'i. Ml to light: JoU Dvpo»o. Sw« hung . Corole Boole y, Moijr Cochran. A»ia»a
fop p.«twre, Iftf H, Ml to right: Ne" r Robon. OoDo Mtu, RoneM Robiton. Jody Ikolo. Not, Runny Woioo Se ond re Coyle loot, tyno looMilU' Joo—e UdoHnWi.
Corel louMyoi, Mory Shoo. Borb Anderten Third row. Judy Reriiie. Joenne Sr Cyr, Corol Rouloy. Vowedo Notion. Ann Clot . RriitJlo Smith. Sboron Rooloy. Jonnoy Rvgg. Roborlo NortwIM. (loin Croon. Jeon Rolondor. Undo Andorton Fourth row: Jony o Bierklved. Roy CoRni, Jonnor Rod . Cyethio louden fodlnt Troth. Ret Ovgon. Jone Netting! W row: Send. W,hoo. Merger , Rr A Sendro Rowley. Corole SMpetXrd. Judy Roll. Mer bee loioy. Abbe Steddord Si. 'Ow Cod Cunthe,. fro. Ren. Red. Roger.. Mr. Jubi. Joe— fetter. Rmw.II. Meton f«V. ot right , Rend Clou getr.ng propered for o pepfe
The bond were roiled ond all wo quiot. After the signal wot given, the bond and chorus were off to a year filled with pepfests. concert , assemblies, ond game .
Dr. C. B. Nelson, adviser of bond, led the instrumental group. The bond was mode up of students with the ability ond desire to perform in on instrumental music group. Their activities included pepfests, athletic con tests, school assemblies, concerts ond musk contests. The band continued to show great improvement throughout the yeor. Everyone appreciated the pep whkh they added to all our activities. It was the first yeor that we hod a band that was reolly active and one we could oil be proud of.
Mrs. Rita Juhl conducted the girls chorus. The purpose of the chorus was to furnish the members with the experience of singing a varied repertoire of musk for their own enjoyment ond for the enjoyment of others.
They portkipatod In school assemblies, furnished music for city and campus organizations, caroled at a hospital at Christmas time, gave a program for o Childrens hospital, and also sang at the Valley Conference Music Festival.ORGANIZATIONS
of school. Photo Service ond A.V.O.C.
Photo Service rendered the services of photog rophers who took picture for the school publicotions Bisbila and Breexe. Robert Even wot the advitor, as titled by Nancy Fitch, protidont; Art Ingham, vice president; Bob Cerny, Secretary; and Leon lacobanno, Treasurer. The members wore photographic minded students thot wished to join.
Mr. Gould supervised the Audio Visual Operators Club. Bruce Nimmer, President; ond Dick Triemort, Sccrotory, were his assistants. The purpose of A.V.O.C. was to provide the school with audio-visual aids. Piping music to the numerous rooms, running tape recorders, showing movies, and connecting up the P.A. system for assemblies were just a few of their many jobs. One of their biggest activities of all was tho T.V. room they equipped. They televised Senate, Speech and other classes for tho purpose of observation by various college closses.
P iu.. b.lo- Ml o riglil: Jim Hortw.ll. fd Holb.fi, Do.. CoOi.i. D k Campbell. Bill A»klo». Bob Abb . Oor Nou. trod Bi-mort. 8'u . Nimaar. Mr. Go-Id. Dick Triomort Si" "0 loon locobrvuto. Corot W.lko.
19GRA: Picture below, first row. left lo right: Nancy Mohn. Sondie Bouley, JoAnn Underteiler. Second rowi Mory Show. JoAnn St. Cyr. Me'chon loJoy, Julie Oupere, Mary Cochran, Martha Jordon. Third rowi Ann Kleinhont, Sheilo Floherly, Corinne Pink, Ruth Pinkerton. Joann Gruber, Pot Ougon Fourth row: Jeon Jockson, Barboro Brvemmer, Sue Bokke, Margo S oit, Frances 8ent, Noncy Nieman
Ski Club: Picture right, kneeling: Corole Stolpestod. Borboro Anderson. Standing: Jeon Steinberg, Som Berman, Bob Kop-lon. Penny Martin, JoAnn Reoder.
Energetic junior ond senior girls joined Girls Recreotionol Association to participate in various extra-curricular athletic activities. The girls met weekly and ongaged in exciting gomes of volleyball, basketball, and badminton. During warm weather, the club members perfected their softboll and tennis skills.
Florence Miller supervised the activities. Ronnie Robison, president, led the club meetings assisted by Judy Ekola, vice president. Jane Watson recorded the minutes, while Lynn Bau-meistcr served os treasurer.
Skiing enthusiasts will remember the fun-filled all day trips taken by Ski Club. Lectures and movies on skiing techniques and equipment were presented by adviser Fred Johnson at the club meetings. Early in the year, the members elected Bob Kaplan, president; Jean Steinberg, vice president; Penny Martin, secretary; and Sarah Thomas, treasurer.Funl Excitement! These words remind us of the homecoming festivities ot U High. The coronation was climaxed when the sparkling crown was placed on Gayle lonz's head. Gayle's three attendants were JoAnn Mayedo, Carole Stolpestad. and Molly Struchen.
The football game at Northrop field followed the coronation. U High "socked" Shakopce with a score of 44-13.VICTORY FOR TEAM AND QUEEN
21NEW AND OLD UNITE- ’55 STYLE
Pictvra lift above: The cookie crunch '! P ur lefl, lull to right! Margaret Arm-
itrong. John Darley. Jane Hoitingt. John Caapbell. Picture obove Vic, you're with Carole, not Sondyt
Do you remembor when the Junior Ballroom ot the Union wot turned inside out? The junior class decorated the ballroom with multicolored looves to turn it into an autumn festival. After U High's smoshing victory at the homocoming gome, everyone at the donee wot in high spirits. Dick Kast's orchestra provided tho rhythmic dance music.
Tho climax of the evening was the presentation of a gold locket to Queen Gaylo Lonz ond a brocelot to oach of her attendants, los Bolstad, Moster of Coremonies, presented these gifts to the girls at a remombronce of their reign.i
"Run, mon run!" This wos the desperate cry throughout the U High halls os the Daisy Moos ran in pursuit to pin their patch on the Abners of their choice. The boys' efforts for escape were holf-heorled since a big crowd appeared at tho Sadie Hawkins Doy Donee.
The finest Dogpatch styles were donned for the occasion. The fashion award for tho best costume wos presented to Nancy Jo Kohan and Bill Shepherd. Co-choirmen, Corol Stolpestad and Dick Backstrom, along with their hard working crew, provided o full evening of fun for everybody.
Picture bolow, lull to riehti Tony Koufmon, Sue D»nn, Zoroldo Sobrino, Bruce N.rumor, Oar Coupor, ond fr«d Blumtrt.
23LANGUAGES HAVE THEIR SAY
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right. The D »J hit Angel.
One of the many activities planned by the language clubs during the year was the gay Mardi Gras. This parly provided entertainment for all and included mice races and tho now "Mardi-grom" messages. The colorful costumes worn by those in attendance displayed wild imagination. This year's costume winners were Sally Rugg, Sue Buirge. and Barbara and Mary Bond.
"Faites le can-con!" "Singen Sie!" These were typical commands heard on Initiation Day. The initiates, first year language students, were donned in the typical costumes of the vorious countries. They became officiol members at impressive candlelight ceremonies.LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP
Since leop Year comet but once in every four, the junior clou took full advantage of this year's opportunity by sponsoring an all school dance. The juniors remembered the traditions of Leop Year and requested that this dance be a "turnabout" affair.
Norman Hanson chairmaned the dance which was held in the gaily decoroted U High gym. There was dancing to records and refreshments donated by the juniors. Entertainment wos provided by Ruth Turpin and Joan Gail Pepper who went through their song and dance routines. A large crowd appeared at the dance to make this leop Year a successful one ol U High.
2SREMEMBER THE HOLIDAY EXCITEMENT
Pitlui obor : Sonro poid wi a vitfl P civ « rigtiti Jim SliwO't ond Noncy fi «H «r»r omoog 'he ombitioui «upln.
We con look bock on the Holiday Hop with many happy memories. The visit from Santo and the singing of Christmas carols added to tho successful event sponsored by the languago clubs. While tho Main Ballroom of the Union was decked in pine boughs, big silver bells, and glowing lights, the students dancod the evening away to the music producod by the Shelly Golfuss bond.
This dance gave tho alumni and tho students' parents on evening of recreation, too. Everyono en-joyed the entertainment provided by members of the student body.
26"DANCING IN THE DARK”
Swirling kirt of net and clean while jockct ore reminder of ihe Junior-Senior Prom, held on May 28. 1955. The moin ballroom of Coffmon Memoriol Union wot filled with the buttling excitement of the only formal dance at U High.
The elaborate decoration of purple, omethy t, ond »ilver and the muiic by Dick ond Don Maw tet a delightful mood lor the occasion. The highlight of the evening was the grand march under an orch covered with white cornotion . Jo Ann Moyeda and John Darley were the co-choirmen of the donee.• • ♦
HAVING FUN WHILE WE GIVE
. . . Those words bring our thoughts to rest upon the United Charity Drive held during winter quarter. The importance of giving wos impressed upon the student body during this week of campaigning.
Record requests were bought all during the Drive ol Shevlin. On Fridoy afternoon, oil U Highites gathered to watch the student-faculty basketball game. The faculty team, which showed surprisingly good form, won the hard-fought battle. An auction was held immediately following the gome. Admit slips to class and luscious cakes are samples of the things which were sold. The week's activities netted $235.00.Pictur 1 1' Volpofl
Of. Or lolUl. ond ttwdent director. Bob Ce ny, .n p|„y ,.h arK l Picture obove leodi fo»
THE WORLD IS A STAGE...
Those reminiscing the junior high ploy, "The Thirteen Clocks" by James Thurber, will remember the round of chuckles created by this fairytale. Sophomore Ann Close did on excellent job of adapting the ploy for the stage, while the players proved their capability os future U High actors ond octresses.
During the spring, the seniors presented "Vol-pono," a comedy by Ben Jonson. The actors ond octresses procticed for many months under the direction of Arthur Ballet. The colorful costumes of this elaborate Elizabethian play had the audience owed.
Picture le»t Moyers In "The Thirteen Ctocfci.
U High students recoiled something new this yeor —the Pep Club openhouses offer football ond bosket-boll games. Oiks provided tho top names in bonds ond orchestros, os well os good dancing music. Vari ous members of the student body presented entertaining programs during breaks in the dancing. Of courso, delicious food wos sold oil during the parties.
These pep parties raised the enthusiasm, interest, and spirit of tho students toword the othletic teams. The money which was raised helped pay for tho buses which went to out-of-town games.
“IK Thro Boors ' Ml to right, ftonnl Robison. Judy tlclo, Carol® Stolfxitod.THE FINAL TALLY Won 6, Lott 2
U High U High U Hiah 7 0
U Hiah 25
U High 11 Hiah 2 44
u Hiah 33
u High 14
132 Total Pointt
Pot 61 Completed ............. 19 23
Tovchdownt by Polling.... 3 2
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Avg. Ydi. Per Come 228 124.6
By Palling 79.5 57.5
Jim Martin ron o punt back 72 yard for o touchdown. Dick Curtek intercepted o pan ond ron it bock 32 yordt for a touchdown. He olio ron bock o kickoff for o touchdown.row. Ml 10 right Dennis Noil. Dot falm. Do»» f»«ns, John Polnor, Chris Todd. Bond, Fouling. Roy Mwbor. Sotond rowi Tony Kowimon. Dorr,I W ld . Oicl Holion, Oory Brown. Vic Bwrton. lot Boli’od. Ron Hwrlog. Monofl r Morv Korlint. Third row; Cooth Olton. Wrlli Wright, G o g Kothltr. Drnnit Twohrg, Jim lid . Ton Ouoid. Don Ju n «onn. Z« A lony.
FUTURE GOPHER GRIDIRON
The "B" football team grow this season in depth and ability. Tho boys scrimmaged and practiced against each other and the vanity team. During the season, the "B" squad battled with St. Louis Park. Although the fmol score was 31-0 in favor of Pork, the squad gained valuable experience. If tho team is as large next season, moro scrimmages will be scheduled. During the "A" squad season, many of tho "B" players had a chance to play for a few minutes in each game.
One of U High's most outstanding athletes, Dick Gurtek, graduated this year leaving behind him ono of the bost sports records ever established. Dick was active in football, wrestling, and track.
The 190 pound fullback was named os o member of the 1955 oll-confcrcnce football team. This was tho third consecutive year he had received this honor. Dick's wrestling honors include boing the runner-up in the hcovywoight division of tho 1955 State Wrestling Championship Tournament.
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In the fir»t gome of the season, a non-conference contest, U High defeated Prior lake 7-6. Sophomore halfback Jim Martin scored a touchdown and Dave Evans kicked the conversion in the third quarter to give the little Gophers o seven point load. In the last 10 seconds of the game. Prior Lake scored a touchdown, but the kick for the attempt to equal the score was wide.
In o game that was completely dominoted by the visitors, U High lost to Norwood-Young America 14-0 at Northrop Field. The winners scored once In the second quarter ond again in the third quartor and converted both touchdowns with fine passes.
The little Gophers defeated Orono 7-0 in the second confer-ence gome of the season. It wos a tight defensive battle, since the only score of the game come midway in the second quarter on o fine 53 yard pass play from Bob Tracht to Jim Martin. Dick Gurtek converted for the final point of the evening.
U High opened up strong, scoring two touchdowns in each of the first two quarters to beat Woconia 25-13. Jim Martin contributed to the Gopher causo with a 70 yord punt return for a touchdown in the second quarter. Waconia scored two touchdowns in the fourth quarter.
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lru a Nimmar. oanior canlo.FOOTBALL REVUE
In o very exciting content, ond a heartbreoker to lo o, the little Gopher were defeated by the Watertown Royals 2-6 on the winner’s field. Watertown scored tho only touchdown of the game early In the first quartor. Agoinst o tight Wotertown defense, the only scoring U High could manage was during the third period. The game ended with U High having possession of the ball on Watertown's two yard lino.
U High's homocoming celebration became vory gay after tho little Gophers blosted Shakopeo 44-13. Dick Gurtek and Jim Martin each scored throe times, while Bob Tracht mode one touchdown.
Dick Gurtek ran tho opening kickoff back 83 yards to help the Little Gophers dofaat Chaska 33-0 in the last game of the season ot Northrop Feld. Gurtek scored a tofol of 21 points during the gome to raise his league-leading total to 60. Earl Ellis, junior halfback, also scored for the Little Gophers.
After a scoreless first half, the little Gophers scored two touchdowns and defoated the Bloomington Bears 14-0. Had Bloomington won this gome, they would hovo repeated os the conference champions. The Little Gophors' two touchdowns woro made by Bob Tracht ond Don Dryg.
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Oox Coup '. » nior lockl»Picture obove Jim Martin knew there wo» olwoyt another man lo got away from
Picture bolow: Irvct Nimmir and Bob S'ebbim wont lo tho a-d of Iho-r teammote. J m Martin
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Norwood 0 1
Bloomington .... 5 1 1
U High 5 0 2
Watertown 4 1 2
Orono 2 0 5
Shokopce 3 0 4
Chaika 0 6
Waconio 0 0 7
Picture above Alt-Conference Dick Curtok getting tkot e»tro yardt.
Picture left: In trouble after o long ground gainer wai Jim Martin.
Dove Couper occompliibing one of hit many down
aFAST ACTION GOPHERS
At the start of tho basketball season U High, along with Chaska and Eden Prairie, was picked to be one of the powers In the conference. The Little Gophers' three years' experience, good height, ond speed made them a real threat to the chompions from Eden Prairie. Prior to the beginning of the conference season, U High defeated St. Agnes and Humboldt at home, and bowed to Cretin and Mahtomedi on their opponents' courts.
The Gophers started the conference season in fine fashion by winning their first three games. They defeated the Spartons of Orono 71-36 on their home floor. They beat Shakopee's Indians by a score of 58-46 at Shakopee, and then returned home to beat the Waconia Chiefs 36-20.
During Christmas vacation, the little Gophers journeyed to Wells and Welcome, Minnesota to play a quartet of games. They played two games each night, winning all four.
There were four returning lettormen this season: Bruce Nimmer, senior center, Terry Atherton, senior forward, Bob Stebbins, senior guard, and Jim Martin, sophomore guard. Other returing players were Tom Quaid, senior guard, John Darley, senior center, Jim Eide, senior-forward, and Bob Trocht, junior guard.
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tfom tmptiitd Wacom a plart'iLITTLE GOPHERS
Pkigre Wr, firii row. Ml to riflht. Terry Alherto". Jim Mortin, B'iko Nimmer, Bob Trochl ood Jim Rod S«o«d rowi Cooth O Neill. Ror E-ont, Toe Ouoid, Jim Eide, John Dorley. Bob Stebbmi. and mooager. Bill Keefe.
Tho Little Gopher enjoyed o season which was, according to the belief of mony people, the be t in the hiitory of U High. The eager po e sed the accuracy, team work, and strong defento to continue their winning streak after wintor vocotion.
In tho Tint game of the new year, tho team downed Watertown 61-34. Thon, the Little Gopher defeated Bloomington 70-34 after holding a decisive lead throughout the whole game. The feom' winning way were finally stopped by the Eden Proirie Eagles 67-62. In a hearlbreaker to lose, Chasko, led by Ivan Grimm, defeated U High 59-56. The Gopher quint bounced back quickly and continued on to win their next four gome
Brv e Nimmoi oirrmptt a jump (hot while Jim Marlin awaili o poti-ble rebound
A SQUAD BASKETBALL SCORES
u High 71 36 Orono
u High 58 46 Shakopee
u High 38 20 Waconio
u High 61 34 Watertown
u High 70 34 Bloomington
u High 62 67 Eden Prairie
u High 56 59 Chaska
u High 55 37 Orono
u High 73 55 Shakopee
u High 65 36 Woconio
u High 66 39 Watertown
u High 61 47 Bloomington
u High 52 50 Eden Prairie
u High 60 87 Chaska
Terry Albertan Krttni for Bob Trothl oi he etevet forwaid for o shotBUCKET BRIGADE
The 1955-56 session of U High' "B’- squad bos-Wetboll team wot vory successful. Outing the conference season, the team compiled o record of 14 wins ond 4 losses. The loiter four games wero lost by o.totol of only four points, proving thot the squod ployed hard and fast right up to the final buzzer.
The five storting members of the teom were forwards Roy Evans ond Dick Holien, center Phil Bowman, and guards Roy Huber and Dave Kienitz. Other boosters of the loom included centers Reid McForlone and George Koehler, forwards Glen Olson and Ker-mit Foldon, and guard Ricky Traugott.
abort. first IOw. IWt right.. Dart Klwitti. Hoy MJwf, Georg Koehler, Dkk HeBan. Ro, (ran Second, row, llkly Trovgerr. 1 Poymor. bnA Folden. Ft.lt k..w. GIm Olsen. Cooch Itichord Bv'O.
Picture obort: B «ce Nlmmer. center. struggles for the boll Picture be to- Oort Klendt scores for U M.gh to otiuro
onolher victory. Pklufa below Boy (.am scores despit Bloomington's defemne maneuvers
B SQUAD BASKETBALL SCORES
U High 28 34 Cretin
U High 41 32 Mohtomedi
U High 36 30 Orono
U High 42 43 Shakopee
U High 28 19 Woconia
U High 32 34 Watertown
U High 50 37 Bloomington
U High 39 27 Eden Prairie
U High 37 17 Choska
U High 29 30 Orono
U High 37 12 Shakopee
U High 50 24 Woconlo
U High 66 39 Wotortown
U High 58 17 Bloomington
U High 58 15 Eden Prairie
U High 33 40 ChoskaPINHOLD ON
Picture obove: U Hlgh't Andy Neibergt oppl-ert pretture with o crott foce He went on 0 win the motch.
Strength wot the main factor which onabled U High' wrejtler to win many important matche . Thi team strength was gained a experience improved many individuals. A large number of boy participated in wrestling thi year.
The team wrestled in the newly-formed Minnesota Valley Conference for the first time. Waconia and Bloomington are the only other members of this conforonco, but hopes are high that more teams will be participating in the near futuro. U High is also a member of the Lake Conference which includes many of the stole's leading teams. Participation in the two conferences provided the matmen with a busy schedule. Matches were held on Tuesday and Fridays.
At the beginning of the seoson, U High ployed host to the All-State Invitational Wrestling Tournament. Matmen from all over Minnesota took part in the meet which lasted all day. For U High, Dick Gurtek and Vic Burton captured second and third places respectively in their weight groups.
The returning lettermcn on the team were Dick Gurtek, Jim Johnson, Vic Burton, Don Dryg, Andy Noibergs, and Terry Norring. The new and promising mon strengthened many of the vacant weights. These wrestlers were Ronnie Nelson, Chris Todd, Terry Whitehill, and John Palmer. The matmen were a well-dressed team after Coach Gary Olson acquired some new wrestling tights for them.
Picture left Dick Gurtek, left, heory we.9M ter U High woi ut command of the Minnetonka contender. Dick went on to win the motch by o 4-0 dedtion
Picture right. hrtl row. left to right: Chrrt Todd, John Pointer Ronnie Melton John Hunt, Andy loehm. Terry Whitehill. John Rond. Second row. Dick Gurtek. Gory •rown, let Bolttod. Don Dryg. Terry Norring. Vic iurton, Andy Melbergt. Jim Johnton. Cooch Gory Ofton.
At the end of la f year's frock season, U High finished in second place In the Minnesota Volley Conference. This year the competition was very keen, since the conference os o whole was considerably stronger. The team also competed ogoinst teams from the lake Conference.
The State Invitational, held on an inside trock. was the first meet of the season for the Gophers. As the season progressed, the trackmen traveled to Northfield. Minnesota for the Corleton Inter-scholastic Relays, to Faribault for the Indian Relays, and to Mound for the traditional reloys.
Pirtiwo bo low: Randy Rowtuig. contpf. receivol hit troth oquipmom from Cooth Cory Otton Jan John ton. lofr madelt rtow hoodod worm-up jochot
fKturo «gbl. frrtl row. Ml to ' •» ' Chrit Todd. Dm Dryg. Ron dy Ravllog. Torry Norring. Dick Motion Second row. Torry Alhor-l©n. Oono lor ton. Dick Gurioh. jwn Johnton. Jim Martin. CeocK Cory Otton
The members of the track team were experienced men. All had served on the team during at leost one previous season.
Jim Johnson cleared the high hurdles, while Don Dryg and Wells Wright mode the low hurdles. The high jump and the broad jump were mastered by Terry Atherton. Gene Larson practiced the shotput, while Dick Gurtek worked on the shotput ond the discus throw. Running the 220 yard roces were Gene lorson, Jim Martin, and Wells Wright. Jim Martin ond Don Dryg also ran the 100 yard roces, while Randy Pauling competed In the 440. Chris Todd ond Terry Norring served os pole voulters.
The U High trackmen coptured fifth place in two events of the district meet held ot the end o last yeor't season. They were Gene Larson in the shotput event and Jim Johnson who cleared the high hurdles.
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39SPLASHERS MAKE A RACQUET
This year's swimming team was weakened considerably by the focJ thot a pool in which lo practice wos available only twice a week. Coach Leo Stark stated that if the team had had practice facilities for four or five days each week, the success of tho loams might havo boon incrooscd.
A newcomer to the team, Dave Bornum, proved his diving ability, while Bill Shepherd performed tho difficult individual medley. The specialty of captain Bob Wilke wos the free-style roce. Other outstanding mermen included Dick Campbell, Bill Williamson, Dennis Poolor, and Mike Putnam.
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Pint row, loft to right: Glon Motthon. Roy Mubor. Second row: Cooeh loo Stark, Gory Gllborlton, Jim Roff. Dove Nott.
A swish of a racquet and a bouncing white ball are reminders of U High's fast action tonnis team. This year, hopes ore high for a successful season. Dovo Ness and Jim Roff will bring to.lho loam tho experience which they gained while playing during the previous seoson. The newcomers will pool their abilities to strengthen the team even further. Coach lee Stark will guide the tennis players during their practice sessions.
Last year's nelmen finished tho seoson by tieing with Robbinsdale for third place in the District 18 Tournament. Will U High win tho championship this year?
10Hrlurt Ml: A typkol momtnl In o junior high totiol ttvdifi clan, romiodi vi of Iho tin hour roulino whlth compoioi fho lorgtr port of o day for o Iludfil of Unlvtnily High.ous
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Changing clottet every hour and trying to remember in which room eoch dots wot held proved a new ond confuting experience for the teventh a 'Oder .
At the dot fell into the twlng of thingt, they elected Jamie Gaviter. clot president and Margaret Mayeda, vice president Jamet Zethraut recorded the minutet of the meetings, while Gretchen Stiller kept tab 04 the treasury.
Florence Colgman and! William Gardner su-pervited the claw octlvHiet. Margaret Mayeda ond lynette Wells brought the class's ideas to Senate, while Steve Thomas and Craig Srinton served os alternates.
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The freshmen, the upper classmen of the junior high, had o busy year planning porties, sleighrides. and other activities. Supervising these offairs were Raymond Moisnleks, lee Stark, and Phyliss Wheeler.
The class elected Janie Oarley. president, and Chris Smith, vice president. Marvin Karlins kept an accvrote account of tho meetings in his minutes, ond Dana McCaffrey look care of the finances.
Representing the closs In Senate were Barry Hansen. Ralph Neubeck, and Doc Palm. Janie Darley. George Koehler, and Gil lozan served as alternates.
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Bringing the sophomore suggestions to Senate were Elaine Green. Gretel Hoffman, and Melinda Schneider. Their alternates were Kay Col • ins. Jane Levin, and Jane Levy. Doug Grim balanced the Senate budget.
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The junior clots tackled many new responsibilities this year. They plonned the homecoming celebration, a leap yeor dance,'and the junior- senior prom. Advising those activities were Genevieve Zilo, Robert Randleman, and Stonloy Kegler.
The homerooms elected Jane Watson, John Palmorfl and Gory Gilbertson to represent them in Senote.
Elected class officers were Bob Troeht, president; Pat Gerald, Vice president; Wallis Jackson, secretary,- and Sarah Thomas, treasurer.
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PrrtfcortOA, t.FINAL MOMENTS OF THE DAYSen or• •John McConnon Darley
co-chairman of '54 J.S. plans . . . tops in everything . . . ou-senior class president . . . sports lover . . . the wonderful summer in Athens
Thomas Grady Quaid
quietness is his charm . . . veep of our senior class . . . putting in a good word for German club . . . German club prexy . . .
As we Seniors look bock over our years of school, we recall many events which will never be forgotten. These memories will be cherished throughout the rest of our days:
First day of school . . ■ old and new friends . . . riotous initiations . . . PARTIES . . . trip to Iduhopi with the work and fun . . . the new U High . . . fabulous slumber (?) parties . . . crazy costumes in dog-patch style . . . homecoming queen and celebration . . . top-notch teams . . . the "Bridge" . . . open houses after games .. . week-end dotes . . . the J.S. . . . snow fights and sleighrides . . . spring fever . . . our last days togethor . . . hilarious senior assembly . . . Baccalaureate . . . caps and gowns—tho nitc of Commencement.
Guiding our doss activities this yeor were John Darley, president; Tom Quaid, vice president; Gayle Lenz, secretary; and Al Eitsert, treasurer. Our Senate representatives were Tony Kaufman, Ronnio Robison, and Ed Menze. Edith West, Fred Johnson, and Arthur Ballot were our patient class advisers.
HIGH IDEALS IN A NEW TOMORROW
Gayle Rosalie Lenz
reigned over the Football Homecoming celebration . . . cheer-leading and Kenny . . . the first with a diamond . . . radiant smile . . . recorded our senior minutes.
Albert Doren Eitsert
picnics at Al's . . . supporter of German club . . . guarded the treasury of our senior class . . . rodding around in the station wagon . . . "Out of the road!" . . . easy talker.Robert Cleveland Abbe Sharon Irene Adkins
toll guy with the briefcosc . . . crcotive stories in English . . . efficiency at its best on third floor . . . operating A.V.O.C. equipment wos Bob's field.
easy flowing conversations ■ . . lettered in football . . . overflow-ing knowledge of the sciences . . . active in Russian club for four years . . . high ambitions.
learned just by listening . . . added a gentle sweetness to Spanish club . . . unselfish in everything she did . . . church work and music take up "Sherry's" time.
George Raymond Algren
olwoys dressed to a "t" . . . right in style with his saddle shoes . . . favorite pastime (?) water-skiing. of course . . . jazz records and the bop ... a party boy.
Barbara Dunbar Anderson
sun streaked hair and exquisite clothes . . . blue ribbon horsemanship ... a willing worker os faculty editor of Biz . . . warm, sincere personality . . . fun-loving.
William Albert Anklam
a real cool convertible and a beaming smile identify good na-turod Bill . . . the deep rumbling voice . . . proud A.V.O.C. member . . . super-crazy moods.Richard Parker Backstrom
Ihot quizzical expression . . . without a doubt, a hit with the girls . . . sailing in the moonlight . . . difficult turns and steep ski slopes for on expert skior.
Susanne Lumira Bakke
an ortistic flair in evory postor . . . efficiently worked on Biz feature section . . . always there to lend a hand ... a blend of good cheer and fun.
Margaret Ann Armstrong
woll deserved honors for all ''Mag'1 did . . . governed Girls Sfato in '55 . . . “Anybody for pizza?" . . . co-editor of Breeze feature page . . . friendships by the dozon.
Lynn Barbara Baumeister
bubbling loughter . . . model of neatness . . . watched over the G.R.A, troosury . . . skier supreme . . . co-ordinated the teas . . . talented fingers in art . . . witty remarks.
Richard Terry Atherton
oil-conference tackle in '55 . . . well-earned membership in U Club . . . “Terry's" slow, easy manner . . . a bucket sinker . . . teasing smile.
Samuel Irving Berman
intelligence plus . . . tho true scholar . . . eye-catching sportcoats . . . recorded tho minutes for Math club . . . success in the future as a top-notch doctor.Jean Ellen Bolender
precision and fancy stops os o baton twirler . . . German and French club rooter . . . pleasing qualities . . . always willing to help ... a favorite on the keys.
Gertrudia Juliana Broek
accomplishes what she sots out to do . . . projects for Junior Achievement . . . likeable personality . . . getting used to our crozy ideas . . . camping trips up North.
John Howland Campbell
an ablo loader of Senate . . . koops things clicking . . . olwoys has an opinion . . . collecting and mounting specimens ... a swell guy in the right way.
Hjalmar K. Bjornson
hidden qualities . . . "Hal" gets along remarkably with people . . . ono of "de boys" of Blake ... a party boy at heort . . . sharp dresser with saddlo shoes and white bucks.
Frederick Peter Blumers
"Fuzz" . . . red hair with a bright personality to match . . . oh, so friendly . . . snappy guitar music from A.V.O.C. . . . the beat up hat that livened up any party.
Victor Wilbur Burton
"Vic" . . . out for a good time . . . a character beyond all doubt . . . one of the "Horley" boys . . . motorcycles como first, but girls run a close second . . . smart crewcut.Robert Leon Cerny
"Scoopy" ... hi fabulous while convertible . . . tho "terror" of Prospect Park . . . trips to New York . . . photobug with the best effect . . . he's boon around.
Gail Harriett Christmas
"Gayo" . . . edited first pogo of the Breeze . . . secret (?) scoops . . . perpetuol energy . . . style shows for toon board . . . lovable personality . . . vistadomes in the moonlight.
David Courtland Cooper Suzanne R. Dayboch
letter sweoter guy ... a Private . . . pep tolki on the Marine Ro serves . . . caution: "Coup's" a wrestler ... a sports enthusiosl . . . Ambition: Officer of U.S. M.C. . . . "gung hoi"
artistic touch in oil she did . . . a hidden singing tolent . . . president of Thespians and French club . . . fabulous ex periences in Germany . . . linguist of the future.
Donald Willard Dryg
does wondors with o brush ond paints ... on essential on the team . . . those eyes . . . rhythm plus . . . curiosity in the unfamiliar . . . edited Bix sports section.
Margery Susann Denn
an oye pleascr ... so popular with tho boys . . . "let's hove o partyl" ... a letter a day . . . poised in all situations ... an active member in G.R.A. ond Pep club.James Richard Eide
Arthur Murray of our class . . . "Hollo dero" . . . activo in all sports for four years . . . one of de boys . . . Ambition: Retire at 21 . . . mirror bright shoes.
Gary Robert Enersen
on expert on boots and water-skis . . . toll guy with a sharp crewcut . . . "Just a bunch of martyrs!" . . . friendly fella . . . chairmaned the noon hour games.
Judith Ann Ekola
"Judy" . . . chairman of decorations again? . . . smiles and laughtor ore her brand of charm . . . G.R.A. veep, Bi senior section editor . . . Chicago ond fabulous fun.
John Hamilton Engle
creative personality in shop . . . a loyal rooter of our U High teams . . . busy in DeMolay activities during the week . . . what's behind the quietness?
David Robert Evans
"Say, I Hove a question!" . . . what rhythm, and con he lindyl . . . U High' "Doc Event" . . . high standing in A.V.O.C. and German club . . . the timely wisecracks.
Nancy Karen Fitch
a camera whiz as photo editor of Breeze and Biz . . . "Fancy" . . . that fabulous smile . . . "Hey, you guys wait for me!" . . . trophies for chihuahuas . . . a Paducah fan.
58JoAnn Cecile Foster
harmony in the chorus . . . easy going and lively . . . cool cat on the keys ... "I think I con get the car, want a ride?" . . . "Joey" . . . college plans: nursing at the U.
Richard Donald Gurtek
three times on all-conference football ployer ... a real wheel in all sports . . . occasional trips to "hillbilly hills" . . . Dick and his sleek, customized car.
Sheila Anne Flaherty
a spark of Irish temper ... "I havon't got the patience" . . . victim of the scissors of a slumber party . . . enthusiastic boost-
Harlan Blaine Fluth
printing down in shop . . . promoting Hi-C . . . oetive in all church work . . . for the future: missionary work in distant lands . . . sincerity is Bloino's policy.
or at all gomes . . . swimming for pleasure.
Jessie Lynn Hanses
o gcnilo prettiness . . . never a horsh word ... so quiet, but always noticed . . . participated in Spanish and German clubs . . . leisure time spent playing the organ.
Jane Wenban Hastings
high quality work as editor of the Breeze . . . "Down Breeze staff!" . . . Mommy Yokum duets upheld Gorman club's standing . . . fire escapes in the night . . . crozy ideas.
IRobert Clarence Huebner
fabulous week-ends o» ihe cabin .. . handy in shop class . . . boats built to perfection . . . "Bob" relaxing in 165 .. . tinkering under the hood of a car.
James Robert Johnson
evor-reody smile . . . those hunt ing trips . . . Jimmy's a lady killer . . . but who can catch him . . . his flashy convertible seen at all parties ... a track star.
Edward Bowen Holbert
"Hoiby" . . . guided ihe T.V. Comoro for A.V.O.C. . . . liked by all . . . his beloved (?) Stude baker . , . bormudo bells ond fun wherever he goes ... humorous speeches.
James William Horswill
fantastic knowledge of rockets . . . Jim is bound to go far . . . successful experiments in the science field . . . continuol service to Service Scouts and A.V O.C.
Anthony D. Kaufman
ideas and ideals that spell success . . . the latest in clothes . . . Tony and his convertible won many a heort . . . constant flowing river of words ... a football letter winner.
Ronald Arthur Johnson
rodding around in his "souped-up" block Ford . . . hunting season for Ron ... a real sportsman . . . floshing smile coupled with dimples ... a friendly and pleasing way.Ronald Knox
stranger from Paul Bunyan country . . . fit in o well . . . silonco it golden . . . the busy working hour after tchool . . . a tix-footer . . . swell, sincere guy.
Ann Marie Kleinhans
sugar an' spice and everything nice . . . the quiet one with a smile . . . those pretty brown eyes . . . that’s our Ann . . . attended all parties and dances with Bill.
Thomas Dayton Laase
conversations from around the world at o ham radio operator . . . many contacts . . . interesting hours spent down in shop . . . one of the A.V.O.C. boys serving our school.
little man with the brief case . . . "By jove" . . . photography and electronics lake up "louie's" time . . . High Ambitions: to be in charge of a color T.V. station.
Eugene Leonard Larson Mary Elizabeth Livingston
Gene likes "Bunnies" . . . o stable membership in U Club by lettering in football, track, and wrestling . . . guord in the line up ... on all-around sportsman.
an accomplished skier . . . well deserved membership in G.R.A. ond Ski club . . . pep and energy .. . "Livy's" a party girl at heart ... a friend to all . . . French club bocker.Piedra Jayne Mann
"Dede's" own style of tinging . . . fame in the future, entertaining . . . tops as art editor of Biz ... on to fabulous New York ... an individualist in many woys.
JoAnn Chiyoko Mayeda
"Jo" is always on the go . . . Senote veep, co-chairmoned '55 J.S. . . . five feet high—Ambition: To grow three inches . . . sprightliness in dancing and cheerleading.
Priscilla Ann Mason
"Pris" . . . constant whirl of activities . . . choirmaned our successful Mothers' Tea ... no task ever too big ... a friend to all . . . a fashion plote's wardrobe.
Robert Wayne Mcfadden
toll, dork, on hondsome . . . his interest in sunny Spain . . . ever-faithful and industrious A.V.O.C. member . . . helped run the T.V. . . . Air Force plans ahead.
Edwin Frederick Menze Stephen Vincent
carried out tound idea tn Senate . . . cooperation plus . . . edited the "All-American" Burr beak . . . one of the skiing clan . . . hii dry humor hod everyone in lfifches.
a conference room guy ... his famous clever replies . . . the ever-present briefcase . . . scientific know-how ... his intellectual ability boosted the curve.
2Bruce Gregory Nimmer
"Nim" wot lop man in U Club ond A.V.O.C. ... HI silent way had the girl tighing ... a two year all-conference football player . . . quick on the rebound.
John Cinclair Oren
"Johnny-o" . . . hour pent at Flagg' . . . prize contumer of toothpick . . . honorable member of the Dualtone club . . . Ambition: To become a fir t rate printer.
Ronell Antoinette Robison
"Ron" . . . one-half of a perfect pair . . . noive?? . . . G.R.A. prexy, co edited feature page of Breeze ... a progre ive jazz fan . . . valued idea in Senate.
Elizabeth Denison Rogers
"Beth" . . . graceful air of a clastic ballerina . . . "So how' the neighbor ?" . . . her fabu-lou slumber (?) parties . . . exotic taste from glasses to clothe .
Hugh Mercer Olmsted
marvelous happening in Holland a on A.F.S. student . . . superior intelligence utilized in all situation . . . rendered assistance as a service scout . . . action In tennis.
Gerald Lamb Rose
an all around outdoorsman . . . goes for camping and fishing trips . . . "Jerry" . . . "What seems to be the caper here?" . . . sharp spor shirt ond cords ensemble.Maria Zoraido Sobrina
vivacious roy of sunshine from Spain . . . expressive, twinkling eyes . . . "Zori" is adored by all . . . "These Americans are cr-r-roxyl" . . . continually on the go.
Susan R. Smith
petite ond sweet . . . Sue added interest to French club and G.R.A. ... a faithful offender of meetings . . . her artistic talent showed up in many posters.
Joanne Mercedes St.Cyr
one of ih» "foithfuls" of G.R.A. . . . o winning smile . . . mode long ond lasting friendships . . . towing for pleasure . . . ond In the future—secretarial work.
Margo Winnifred Scott
a preference for "Navy" clothes . . . peroxide added spice . . . dreams of those faraway places ... a traveling spirit for the future . . . scads of records.
Robert Alan Stebbins
"Boons" ... a sport every season . . . good looking guy with flashy cords . . . Bob's "Barge" never misses an open house . . . lettered In football, basketball, track . . . "Cornslithered."
David Charles Sommer
on opt skill in physics . . . quick thinking brings best results . . . the subtle sense of humor . . . Dove it well supplied with answers ... a first rate guy.Jean Leslie Steinberg
"Jeannie-lhe-Pooh" . . . contagious laughter . . . novel ideal applied to Biz as editor . . . o Thespian in her own "write" . . . dork 'n' sparkly personality.
Margaret Merle Steven
"Margie" . . . red holr and tporkling eyes . . . the memorable times in Belgium ... a lasting friend . . . Lady Would-be's incessont chatter . . . French club asset.
Carole Evelyn Stolpestad
always a favorite . . . enthusiasm as Pep Club proxy ... coedited Breeze third page . . . "Stolp's" got the carl . . . Belle of the Ball . . . week-ends at Ski-Mac.
Cecile Ellen Swanson
"Bunny" . . . keeper of the PAH . . . skated her way to the lop . . . Castrone's elfish ontics . . . endless meetings os tea coordi nator . . . French club veep.
Mary Alice Claire Struchen
"Molly" . . . bubbling with ener-gy . . . all smiles . . . new creations in clothes . . . versatile acting ability as Mosca . . . pep and vitality in choorlooding.
Laurance Hill Tucker
the latest in sports as Breeze sports editor . . . good-natured "Tuc" . . . loyal AVOC supporter . . . artistic talents in sketching . . . never missed a gome.Adele Warhol
sound ideas in any discussion . . . modest ond unassuming . . . untiring worker os co-editor of Breeze third page . . . danced her way to fame . . . sweet sincerity.
JoAnne Faye Underleiter
"Jo" . . . those memories of New York ... a future secretary . . . busy hours as a Page . . . bright, twinkling eyes . . . always stirring up something in Home Ec.
William Royden Van Arsdell
"Bill" . . . snappy dresser . . . his interests at White Bear . . the old. trembling Corboccio . . . fabulous boats ond summer fun . . . unlimited ambition for the future.
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Sandra Rae Watson
the memoroble spring parties at "Sandi's" . . . hep-cat on the ivories . . . seen driving the blue convertible . . those letters from afar . . . a jazz fan.
Robert Ross Wilke
athletic interests as captain of the swimming squad . . . swam a fast 100-yard free-style sprint . . . winter months of skiing . . . the quiet guy with good ideas.
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