University High School - Bisbila Yearbook (Minneapolis, MN)

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S! SRI2frees of responsiblety 'coniDc?'0' bu' many Thc learning and decision' arc S ,t,0n’ T?’ cxPrcS5'°n. 2?- - -4 C4LU brmg a variety of interests and abilities. In spite of these differences, however, U High functions as a unit. This is possible because the students contribute their special skills and knowledge to the school as a whole. The face of education at U High is a program of learning that is well planned and executed by the administration and faculty. "The stress in education,” according to the faculty, "must be on responsibility, character, knowledge and work. Responsible citizenship, individual development, initiative and freely given cooperation are the main themes of the curriculum at U High. It is of the utmost importance that the school educate a responsible individual who will play his role wisely in a national and world society With this theme in mind, the faculty strives to helo the student as an individual so that he may attain SswsrA-jtsK .V High Bisbila Editors Editor-in-Chief Suzanne Swain Copy Editor Gisela Buller Photo Editor Dana McCannel Athletics Annette Swain Phyllis Hammond Activities Gary Sturm Academic Feature Marilyn Stein Andrea Hudak Students Eugenie Thornes Seniors Char Holtzermann Adviser Waleta Hamerston Staff Carol Albrecht Liz Burkhardt Edwin Holloway Alan Jones John Morken Sarah Nowlin Bev Robinson Hubert Sentyrz Susan Stein Acknowledgments The Bisbila staff expresses its appreciation for the cooperation shown by the students and faculty members in compiling the yearbook. The staff also acknowledges the assistance with photography given by Kallman Studio, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Taylor Publishing Company of Dallas. Texas, published the book. CONCENTRATION and hard work have led to tangible results. Contents INTRODUCTION .......... 1 ACADEMIC ................ 5 ATHLETICS ............ 23 ACTIVITIES.............. 35 FEATURE _______________ 47 STUDENTS.................61 SENIORS................. 81 SUPPLEMENT...............97 INDEX___________________103 4The Face of Responsibility . . . Academic 374,? 771 (,9S m r - fub JtA year filled with many challenges and administrative responsibilities consumed most of Dr. Robert A. Anderson's time at U High. Not only was Dr. Anderson principal; he also succeeded Dr. Robert J. Keller as director of the school. Dr. Anderson believes in close student-administrative relations. During the past year, he was concerned with such areas as staffing and developing new administrative methods. When asked about his sentiments regarding the school. Dr. Anderson commented, "University high school has often been described as a place where learners abound. This is certainly true with the students. staff and student teachers involved in expanding their areas of knowledge and fields of interest.” He also added that "it is very satisfying to work in an environment where people arc highly motivated." As the director and principal of U High reflected on this past year, he stated, "Though we enjoy this opportunity, we should not begin to think that everything is perfect. As a group we should always look for possible ways to make U High a better place in which to work and leam." Dr. Anderson believes, that he has profited greatly from his association with U High. DR. ROBERT A. ANDERSON was busy this year as director and principal of U High. Administrators Face Challenges U High's staff, through the years, has seen many changing faces. Students will remember this year for the addition of Mr. Arland Otte, the new assistant principal. Mr. Otte was primarily concerned with the internal administration of University high school. He was concerned with student discipline which included general supervision, tardiness, uncxcused absences and the handling of pink slips. He helped to arrange the scheduling of students' programs and was also responsible for handling admission interviews. In the area of student-faculty relations, Mr. Otte served on both the executive and faculty committees which covered student evaluations and curriculum changes. On the level of student relations, the assistant principal acted as the adviser of Senate, U High's student council. In summing up his first views of U High, Mr. Otte was impressed by the student's abilities, the high caliber of the staff and the efficient organization and general freedom of the school. 5BESIDES WORKING with students, Dr. Lorraine S. Hansen, director of counseling, found time to advise the ski club and edit The School Counselors. MR. LOWELL HELLERVIK conducted interviews with students to discuss their future plans. Future Plans Counselors Aid in SCHOLARSHIPS are available now, Greg. Get down to business and apply. Career conferences, group discussions, interviews with new students, test interpretations and junior-senior interviews have kept both counselors busy this year. Dr. Lorraine Hansen and Mr. Lowell Hdlcrvik, guidance counselors, met with all new students and their parents this year for the purpose of becoming better acquainted. Both counselors directed the testing program during the first week of school in which most U High students participated. Dr. Hansen and Mr. Hcllervik analyzed and discussed the scores with the students. Junior-senior interviews with the counselors helped answer many questions about choosing a college or vocation. Final decisions were made intelligently as a result of these interviews. Though the year has been a busy one, the counselors have found time for additional activities. Mr. Hcllervik has studied for his degree this past year and Dr. Hansen edited The School Counselors, a national counseling publication as well as advised the newly formed ski club. 6Health, Office Staffs Solve Problems STOMACH ACHES, minor sore-throats and head colds were some of the ailments that confronted the University high school Health department this past year. The careful guidance of Dr. Emma Fronk and Nurse Marian McReavy stressed the importance of preventing illness and ailments before they started. In regard to their efforts towards the students' health, they performed many duties. Their biggest task was examining the entering seventh grade as well as all other new students. They also were in charge of the medical check-ups given to students every three years. As another part of their program both Miss McReavy and Dr. Fronk met periodically to exchange pertinent information, and discussed problems with the counselors in order to gain a better understanding of each student According to Miss McReavy, these consultations also helped their department to know each student better emotionally, as well as physically. Along with these discussions the Health department could also give students added medical attention, in the way of innovations, further testing and emergency treatment through the University Health department. AMIDST THE EFFICIENT click-clack of the typewriters and the ceaseless ringing of the telephones, students may have become quite bewildered. However these were only a few of the typical activities heard in the general office this past year. Under the supervision of Edith Nyquist, the office staff performed its many valuable functions in helping the administration. The many duties performed by the office staff this year included keeping student records up to date, signing tardy slips, answering phones, and dittoing daily absence reports. Along with these duties the office staff also made out PTA communications, and handled the processing of student report cards. The office staff obtained two new Verifax units to aid in their work this year. These machines were also used by teaching departments. OFFICE STAFF — Back row: Mrs. Carla Hill. Miss Edith Nyquist, Miss Mary Dcs Marais, Miss Susan Grund. Scaled: Miss Marilyn Foss. DR. EMMA FRONK and Nurse Marian McReavy are U High's team of health experts. 7Library, AVOC Meet U High’s Needs A COLORFUL ARRAY of some 10,000 books and over 5,000 pamphlets were available to students this year in the U High library. Under the guidance of Miss Edith Kromer and her two assistants, Lois Carlson and Sandra Sandholm, students could find almost any educational or free reading material desired. Miss Kromer commented that during this past year, she and her staff have added even more useful media. In the area of reference encyclopedias, the Cambridge History of English Literature and the Encyclopedia of Science and Technology were added. Another increase in reading material was made in the area of periodicals. The library now subscribes to over 80 magazines ranging from the newly acquired Ebony and Fantasy and Science Fiction to the standard issues of Life and National Geogntphic. STRAINS OF Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony could be heard as students walked by the AVOC department this past year. If a student had stopped and peeked into the room, he would have gazed in wonder at the complicated movie and film projectors, foreign tape recorders and other mysterious wires and devices. Yet this room was well under the control of Mr. John O’Leary, audio-visual instructor. During the past year, Mr. O’Leary has been instructing fifteen senior high boys on the fundamentals of operating audio-visual equipment. In turn, each of these boys was required to make use of this instruction by helping the various departments use the equipment. MISS EDITH KROMER cared for some 15,000 books and pamphlets in the U High library. SHOWING FILMS and instructing AVOC students kept Mr. John O’Leary busy this year. MISS SANDRA SANDHOLM was one of the new assistants in the library this year. 8Business Changes 'To business that we love, wc rise betimes, and go to it with delight.” Shakespeare The Business Education department which is headed by Mr. Robert Peters introduced an entirely new program to the students of U High. The new Diversified Occupations program is centered around an outside job during the school hours, while the student is permitted to attend courses for graduation. Paula Carey, senior, was the first U High student to participate in this program. Another change in the department was the general business course offered. Its main objective was to prepare students in practical aspects of economics and business. Units studied covered such areas as money and banks in an efficient economy, money management and fundamentals of business. Five new typewriters and one electric typewriter were a part of the new equipment purchased by the department. MR. ROBERT PETERS taught typing, shorthand, consumer's math, and basic business. PAUSING FOR.A MOMENT were three of U Highs hard-working custodians. Mr. Emil Blomquist, Mr. Larry Dc Mar, and Mr. Albert Bcnrz. Custodians Toil The whirring of gigantic brushes on automatic floor washers and the clean, somewhat antiseptic odor of U High's corridors were part of the duties performed by the school's custodians during the year. After the last bell of seventh hour classes and the exodus of the student body, the custodians day was still in progress. Busily, with sweepers, brooms, and other efficient equipment, men dressed in gray uniforms removed the traces of forgotten lunch tid-bits such as banana peels, orange peels, and crumbled cookies. They emptied wastebaskets, cleaned blackboards, straightened desks and chairs, checked radiators and closed windows. Thus each day ended for the custodians in preparing U High for the next day. Camera shy custodians who are not pictured were Mr. Curtis Leslin, second floor, Mr. Joseph Rivard, gym building, and Mr. Norman Skibbe. head caretaker. 9Language Arts: Instrument in Thinking CUP IN HAND. Mr. RoJgcr Kemp contemplates 'Hester ’ YOU REALLY WANT a hall pass?" was often heard coming from Mr. William Martin. SENIOR ENGLISH wu attain uu hi by Air. Thomas Bacig. "Language is not only the vehicle of thought, it is a great and efficient instrument in thinking." Sir Harold Davy This quotation can be applied to the Language Arts department and its part in the education of students. Learning to communicate orally and in writing, the students learn to appreciate and gain a better knowledge of all facets of language. This includes literature of the world, philosophy, verbal speaking, creative writing, journalistic techniques and theater arts. In addition to the department’s educational curriculum, some of the instructors have been working on Project English. Under the direction of Dr. Stanley B. Kcgler and Mr. Rodger Kemp, acting department chairman, the project continued in its third year of developing and evaluating language materials for grades seven through twelve. The Language Arts department also provided advisers for the Bard, Breeze, debate team and theater arts projects. MISS NANCY CROSMAN surveyed her junior English class as they wrote an essay. 10MR. RICHARD LUCAS taught freshman and junior English courses. MRS. JUDITH BOGARD instructed seventh grade English and a reading improvement course. MR. GEORGE ROBB anticipated his next English class. THE JOB of directing plays and teaching speech classes was done by Mrs. Carol Horswill. DR. STANLEY KEGLER spent this year working on Project English. IIDR. CLARENCE BOECK, head of the Science department contemplates the nature of physics. "The most beautiful thing wc can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science." Albert Einstein These words of Einstein seem to show what the atmosphere of the Science department tries to encourage in its students. Perhaps this is one of the reasons for the unique background surrounding the instruction of the students in the scientific area. This can take many forms depending upon the scientific area and the necessary equipment used by the instructor. In the studying of biology the students used various specimens in the form of plants, snakes, frogs, earth worms, and pickled animals kept for observation. Another branch in the department is that of chemistry. Various experiments with acids and metals were conducted to aid the students in applying knowledge of chemical properties, equations, and the reactions to analytical tests. The department has also made use of many other visual aids, scientific evidences, and other techniques in regard to the junior high program which coordinates geology, astronomy, and meteorology in a two-year general science curriculum. As well as the areas of general science, biology, and chemistry, there were also courses offered in the fields of physics, and advanced science, which covered more specific areas. Science Students Explore the Unknown TWO SEVENTH GRADE science classes were caught by Mr. Craig Hcrmanson. 12 STEPHANIE SITS PUZZLED as she listens to a lecture on astronomy." MR. JOHN COULTER conduct an experiment: "Well, it worked last time.” "YOU SEE. CHEMISTRY is almost as much fun as cooking," commented Dr. Eugene Gcnnaro. "VELOCITY EQUALS SPEED times direction" was a formula often used by Mr. John Cook. MR. DENNIS KOST, new to U High this year, taught chemistry and physics.. STRANGE OBJECTS were often found gracing the this past year. 13THIS YEAR, Mr. David Johnson was head of ihc Math department and taught algebra. JUDY BROWN, a graduate of U High, experienced a very important part of our school: student teaching. Precision and Logic Characterize DR WILLIAM STOCHL taught one section of seventh grade mathematics. "Pure mathematics do remedy and cure many defects in the wit and faculties of the individuals; for if the wit be dull, they sharpen it; if too wandering they fix it; if too inherent in the sense, they abstract it." Bacon U High's program in mathematics was both informative and interesting this past year. It included new classes on both the junior and senior high level. The newest program was begun with the seventh grade curriculum. It was designed to compile two years of junior high math and one year of algebra into a two-year study. This program was offered to only one of the seventh grade sections. In the senior high mathematics curriculum, a revision was also made. As well as Geometry, Advanced Algebra, and Senior Math, a fourth subject was added, that of Elementary Analysis. This course was taught to seniors, who had shown a special interest or had met the specific requirements in the study of math. Among the math department's other major duties was the sponsorship of activities including Math club, and the National Math contest. 14MR. THOMAS KIEREN looks delighted after a rousing response from his math class. Math Department WITH CLENCHED fist Mr. Dale LaFrcnz explains a vital equation. MR. LARRY HATFIELD, taught seventh grade math and geometry, in his second year at U High. 15 MR. JOHN WALTHER, new to U High this year, taught geometry and calculus.MR. ALLAN KYLE, acting department head, chatted with Congressman Donald Fraser before an assembly. ONCE AGAIN Mr. Stuart Stockhaus wondered what his senior social studies class was up to. MR. ROBERT BEERY prepares for responses from his seventh grade social studies classes. "Intellectually as well as politically the direction of all true progress is toward greater freedom, and along the endless succession of ideas." Bovee A thorough study of geography, history, political science and cultural patterns were the main areas covered by the Social Studies department in their teaching this past year. Under the direction of Allan Kyle, acting department head, a new curriculum was offered to the junior high students by Project Social Studies. Instead of the previous American history course which was taught to seventh graders, a primary study in sociology was introduced. A change was also made in the eighth grade curriculum from geography to political science. In the senior high curriculum, juniors were required to take an extensive course in American History, which involved a great deal of class discussion and debate. Seniors enjoyed their comfortable chairs as they listened to lectures and reports in studying current social problems. livery U High student was required to spend one year before graduation studying world history or world problems. Another addition to this year's Social curriculum was the presidential election of 1964. U High accurately predicted the outcome of the national election in the school's mock election held two days before the regular one. Through these courses, the department endeavored to instill in the students a basic knowledge of our government and social problems and also to understand the cultural and governmental practices of other lands. 16Edith West. MR. JOHN McCULLEN taught eighth grade social studies this year. Social Studies Revises Curriculum DR. GENEVIEVE BERKHOFER joined the social studies department at the beginning of winter quarter. MR. MICHAEL ROCKLER spent his second year at U High teaching World History. 17MR. RAMFDO SAUCEDO was often seen making arrangements for the annual trip to Mexico. Languages Strive "The immense value of becoming acquainted with a foreign language is that we arc thereby led into a new world of tradition and thought and feeling." Herelock Ellif Application of this statement can definitely be related to the Modern Language department at U High. Under the direction of Dr. Emma Birkmaier, the students at U High are receiving thorough backgrounds in the mastery of a foreign tongue. Through the use of language laboratories, tapes, records, movies and slides the students were aided in their studies. A six-year program in German, Russian, and Spanish with the addition of French and Chinese have given the students a variety of languages enabling classes to gain a more extensive knowledge of other countries and cultures. The importance of interesting high school people in modern languages has long been realized at U High. This resulted in the introduction of Russian as a part of the curriculum sixteen years ago. Since that time many other schools in the United States have realized the importance of a modern language. The innovation of Chinese is another step in recognizing the importance of a foreign tongue since it is spoken by over one-fourth of the people in the world. With modern communications and travel improving, our world desperately demands a better exchange of ideas and opinions between peoples. TAKING TIME OUT from teaching, was Miss Shirley Krogmeier. MRS. SUSAN PASSOLT showed a look of approval as one of her French students answered a question.for Understanding MR. DALE LANGE, French instructor, and Dr. Emma Birkmaier, department head, could often be found discussing future plans for the instruction of Modern Languages. PLANNING HER LESSON for the next day, Mrs. Elfi Terp, German instructor, paused while typing. FLUENT RUSSIAN could be heard coming from the classroom of Mr. Donald Ryberg. 19DR. ROBERT RANDLEMAN resumed hi many responsibilities as Unified Arts department head. 'The highest problem of any art is to cause by appearance the illusion of a higher reality." Goethe Under the supervision of Dr. Robert Randleman, the Unified Arts program, composed of art, music, industrial arts and home economics, strove to achieve certain goals. Primary emphasis was placed upon individual development as well as on stimukting creativity in students. Making colbges, block prints and bronze sculptures were only a few of the creative efforts produced in the Art department. Seventh and eighth graders spent one-fourth of the year in art, while older students took advanced art for the entire year. The Music department offered courses only on the junior high level teaching the aspects of music appreciation as well as directing choral groups and band ensembles. Within the Industrial Arts department, the whir of circubr saws and drills could be heard as senior high students worked on their projects. At the junior high level, the seventh and eighth grade boys spent half the year learning basic skills. A similar program for seventh and eighth grade ?;irls was instituted in home economics. Aromas of reshly baked cookies and cakes wafted out of the kitchens as students worked on meal planning and preparation, one of many units in homemaking. Art, Home Ec, Music, Industrial INDUSTRIAL ARTS was taught to the seventh and eighth grades by Mr. David Pixel. NINTH GRADERS learned drafting and other skills from Mr. Frank Pratzner. U HIGH GIRLS learned their homemaking skills from Mrs. Jesus Engel-mann. 20NEW TO U HIGH, Mr. Ralph Brown taught three advanced an SARA USES the skills being shown to her by Mrs. Waleta Ham- classes and photography. erston. Arts Stimulate Creativity in Students MR. ROBERT SURPLUS spent this year directing the senior high baod. 21 MR. GERALD LIZOTTE conducted the junior high band and chorus.Physical Education Stresses Vigor "The exercise of all the muscles of the body in their due proportion is one great secret of health and comfort as well as of strength and the full development of manly and womanly vigor." W. Hall "Do I have to take a shower?" and "I finally broke 100!” were comments often heard by U High's physical education teachers. Under the supervision of the four coaches: Donald Dennison, Robert MacLeod, Kenneth Metz and Harold Whitehead, the boys' physical education program strived for fitness and prowess in many sports activities. A similar curriculum was organized by Judith Hclgcson, girls' gym instructor. Due to U High's affiliation with the University, classes were permitted to use many of their sports facilities. Students in grades 7, 8, 9, and 10 were often seen headed for the University tennis courts, Coffman bowling alley or the Norris and Cooke Hall swimming pools. MR. ROBERT MACLEOD headed the physical education department. SEVENTH AND EIGHTH graders were taught by Mr. Kenneth Metz. "NO, THIS IS NOT the girl's locker room," replied Mr. Harold Whitehead. MRS. JUDITH HELGESON pauses as she plans the upcoming girls' physical education program. WATCHING WRESTLING techniques was one of Mr. Donald Dennison's special jobs. 22The Face of Competition . . . Athletic sRAILROAD TRACKS and grain elevators lend a unique atmosphere to Delta field upon approach. Spirit, Work Make for Good Football Except for a few people, Delta field was deserted. People were still slowly wandering in when the Little Gophers trotted out onto the field. A small cheer went up, but it was nothing compared to what was to come later in the game. In fact, the stands would not be full until the two teams were facing each other in preparation for the kickoff. When the ball was doing lazy somersaults in the air, an involuntary scream found its way out of the teeming mass of football fans. From that moment on it was clear that win or lose, they would not stop yelling until the final whistle, and the end of the game. Maybe we won, maybe we lost, but everyone knows it was hard fought. And just how docs the team feel about the game? Each player knows that for better or worse, he owes it to the others to get out there and do the best job he can. That is what makes a team great; that is what makes the U High Gophers great. The team is only as good as its spirit. To a team with good spirit,, victories are rewards; defeats are challenges. After each game every team must face itself. Coach Robert MacLeod taught ours to do so with pride. In football as well as any other sport it doesn’t really matter whom you play nor how well you do; just work hard and enjoy yourself and you’ve won a victory. BACKGROUND in ballet often proved useful. 23FACIAL EXPRESSIONS witness Gophers' yard-for-yard attack. Football Scores Watertown U High JO 0 14 22 o _...14 13 18 6 Shakopec 19 Pete Thorsen Charlie Field Grant Schampel John Wolf Co-Captain Denny Ewing Co-Captain FOOTBALL TEAM — Back row: Coach Robert MacLeod, Hugh Sen-xjtx, Pete Thorsen, Bob Anderson, Tom Schucssler, Pat O'Brien. Second row: John Dimunation, Curtis Hoppe, Jim Koehler, John McLaughlin, Joe Bloedoorn, Larry Kiteck. Fronr row: Greg Kelly, Steve Church, Tom Hodne, Scon Barnum, Bruce Hastie, Mike Matta-way. 24Leo White Frank Wojtowica Hugh Sentyn: Tom Schuessler WOLF CARRIES for eight, with blocks from Wojtowiac, Lumry, Mooney, Hodne, and Thorsen. FOOTBALL TEAM — Back row: John Wolf, Mark Pilon, Buck Fleming. A1 Rubenstein, Loren Gilbertson, Assistant Coach Myron Ronley. Second row: Worth Lumry. Grant Schampel, Jim Mooney, Dave Wilson, Charlie Field. Front row: Vic Neufcld, Jeff Walsh, Denny Ewing, Sumner Jones, Frank Wojtowicz, Louis Berg. Larry Kiteck 25A-SQUAD CHEERLEADERS—Carol Albrecht, Margaret O'Brien, Renie Schapiro, Marilyn Stein, Jill Smcrling, Maureen Longballa. Cheerleaders Promote Pep, Enthusiasm This year's cheerleaders provided enthusiasm for athletic events, boosted school spirit and were successful in encouraging student attendance at both home and away games. They were also responsible for obtaining buses to away games, planning pepfests and designing posters to publicize all of the sports events. Tliis year's A-squad included four seniors and two juniors. Also promoting school spirit with enthusiasm was the B-squad which was chosen in the fall. This year's squad sold pop during half time at all basketball games, made their own uniforms and cheered at the B-squad basketball games and wrestling meets. U High had a C-squad again this year. These cheerleading hopefuls cheered at all C-squad events and helped the A and B squaders when ever they could. In addition to these cheerleading squads a pep committee found its way into the chcerleading program this year. It consisted of all cheerleading semi-finalists who helped to promote school enthusiasm and also publicize athletic events. The cheerleaders were under the direction of Mrs. Judith Helgcson. They were considered for the first time as part of the Athletic department. B-SQUAD CHEERLEADERS—B ek row: Sara McGee, Becky Garnaas. Liz Wolf. From row: Peggy Power. Marie Winckler. 26Fight Team Fight; Go Little Gophers Go Renie Schapird Maureen Longballa Marilyn Stein Margaret O'Brien Jill Smerling "WE'RE FROM U HIGH couldn't be prouder. If you can't hear us we'll yell a little louder." “REBOUNDS, rebounds, rebounds, boys. Get . . . those . . . rebounds, rebounds, rebounds!” 27Basketballers Finish Season Strong WOLFS JUMPER scores for U High. After a slow start in the Minnesota Valley Conference race, the Little Gophers finally worked out a good enough starting combination to pull U High into fifth place. Beginning with the first Watertown game, Guards Jim Kohan and Carl Kanun, Forwards Steve McCardle and Len White, and Center John Wolf either succeeded in winning their games or lost by only a few points. The most exciting games played this season were against St. Anthony and Golden Valley. U High crushed second-place Golden Valley in their own gym on February 12 by ending the game with a 58-57 lead. St. Anthony, conference champs, played a tough game against us when they went into a three-minute overtime after tying the Little Gophers 61-61 at the end of the last quarter. In addition to the regular conference games, there were two non-conference battles 'against Foley and Osseo. The Foley game gave the underclassmen an opportunity to gain some valuable experience for next year. John Wolf and Steve McCardle, two of the tricaptains led the team in scoring with a number of fine games. Completing the tri-captainship was Jim Kohan. Assisting the seniors were Guards John Dimunation, Dave Wilson and Jeff Walsh, Center Pat O'Brien and Forward Tim McCardle. A-SQUAD BASKETBALL TEAM—Back row: Woody Lewis, Dave Wilson, Chris Clausen, Worth Lumry, John McLaughlin. Second row: Bill Sweeney. Pat O'Brien, John Wolf. Steve McCardle. Mark Pi Ion, Coach Robert MacLeod. Front row: Jeff Walsh. Lcn White, lim Kohan, Carl Kanun, John Dimunation. Missing: Tim McCardle. 28AWAITING CHANCE to play, reserves watch action intently. WOLF REBOUNDS in heat of action. Basketball Scores U Hi h Eden Prairie 67. 64 Orono 75 79 Foley 44. 66 60. 67 84. 66 Chaska 68. 65 58 49 72 68 35 65 Eden Prairie 72. -65 73 64 59 79 64.. 70 59.. 68 57.. 58 68. 61 38 54 Osseo 59- 51 SENIOR FORWARD Steve McCardlc drives the baseline to score. 29B-SQUAD BASKETBALL TEAM—Bade rou: Coach Robert MacLeod, Mike O’Brien, John Dimunation, Jeff Walsh, Claude Riedel. Second row: David Colacci, Paul Ballin, Art Tsuchiya, Tom Utnc. From row: Paul Shymanski, Bob Schneider, Chris Clausen, Loren Gilbertson, Eric Lee. Missing; Bob Anderson, Tim McCardtc, Coach Robert Sadek. CHARLIE controls jump ball at mid-court. B-Squadders Gain Experience MACS jumper hits for two. 30 WOODY'S finally using his head. PAT shoots from in close.Pom Pon Girls Liven Up Spectators CONVEYING THEIR PEP arc. Back row: Sue Frenzel. Yvonne Thompson, Tisa Swain, Bcv Keene, Donjia Johnson. Front row: Kitty Struchen, Jackie Jones, Jeanne Chiang, Sue Jung. Marching music blared forth from room 375 during most noon hours as the U High Pom Pon girls continually practiced both new and old step routines. The girls added sparkle to almost every home game by performing during half time, but again this year the tape recorder or the record player caused the girls unbearable anguish when it failed to correspond properly either in speed or tone to the dance that was being performed. Jeanne Chiang and Jackie Jones, the two remaining Pom Pon girls from last year choreographed all the dances. Kitty Struchen assisted in composing Georgia Tech. Opinions varied on the appropriate kind of background music; some favored marching music, while others leaned toward rock n roll. It was decided that the old traditional march music would be upheld since the majority of students expected the Pom Pon girls to resemble majorettes rather than shindig dancers. Previously only six girls performed, but this year due to the added interest and enthusiasm nine girls were chosen. Gold sweaters, maroon skirts, pom pons, letters and white shirts helped the girls convey a cheery, lively atmosphere. The sweaters were obtained from graduated Pom Poncr's or purchased. Each person was responsible for making or buying their own skirts. AI.RIGHT GIRLS, about face, and hup two. three, four . . . 31Wrestlers Take Fourth Place in This year's wrestling team, under the excellent coaching of Don Dennison, placed fcjrth in the conference meet at Waconia. Individual recognition, at this meet was given to Co-captains Ed Dunn and Chuck Steinberg who placed first. Also, Sumner Jones placed second, Bruce Hastie and Denny Ewing placed third, and Larry Kiteck placed fourth in their respective weight classes. In addition to participating in the Mankato Invitational wrestling tournament. Coach Dennison worked with the Little Gophers to build up a season s record of four wins and five losses. The victories included wins over St. Paul Academy, Golden Valley, and Watertown. Next year's team will consist of returning lettermcn Bruce Hastie, Sumner Jones, Scott Barnum, and Lee Peterson. Wrestling Scores U High- Watertown 14. 31 31. 16 Eden Prairie 23. 22 6 St. Anthony ....12 21 SUMNER contemplates the strategy for his upcoming match. ED DUNN uses the practice gym to refine his fighting stance. 32Conference Meet LEE PETERSON contemplates his reversal DESPITE a strong opponent. Barnum achieved the status of an exciting match. ASQUAD WRESTLING TEAM—Back row: Fred Herring. Mark Wattenberg, John Seltzer, Ed Dunn. Greg Kelly. Coach Don Dennison. Brooks Cavin, Larry Kitcck, Norbert Tosch, Chuck Steinberg, Jim Mooney, Earl Cohen. Front row: Lee Peterson. Denny Ewing. John Wright, Scott Barnum, Sumner Jones, Bruce Hastic, Steve Church. 33"WE HAVE to do something about those holes in the ceiling." "YOU MEAN I lost my trunks?" Individualists in Athletics MAN. this is the only way to fly. A small number of individualists carried the U High flag in non-sponsored sports through the '64-'65 season. The challenge of swimming was met by Buck Fleming, sophomore, Steve Johnson, junior; and Hubie Sentyrz, Senior. These were the top members of last year's squad who came close to breaking the existing varsity records. They practiced with Hamline University and swam for the YMCA under the guidance of Coach Hal Whitehead. Mark Howell, junior gymnast, placed U High fourth in the Northwest meet. He constantly placed first in tumbling, free exercise and received top spots on trampoline and all around. These individualists gave U High a complete variety of sports, which were not offered because of difficulty in the athletic program. 34 NO TIME for smiles THIS IS ONLY the takeoffThe Face of Unity . . . Act ivilie SGRA’ers Develop Strength, Skill GRA tried something new this year by meeting during the noon'hour every Tuesday and Thursday. Under the direction of Mrs. Judith Hclgeson, girl's physical education instructor, the senior high girls spent many hours engaged in various sports. Not only did they compete against each other, but on occasion they played against Northrop. GRA spent all of fall quarter playing volleyball, and during winter quarter basketball and badminton were played. The girls completed the year with spring softball. The girl's swimming team was also a part of GRA this year. It was advised by Lee Gardner, a former U High student. Libby Howell was captain of the team, and Mary Wallace was her assistant. GRA OFFICERS—Marie Winckler, secretary; Libby Howell, president; Holly Hedlund, vice-president. YOU GIRLS are all wet! 35 THIS YEAR'S GRA was really on the ball!AVOC It was 14 degrees below zero when a brave audio visual student ventured out a U High door to determine the treacherous fate that awaited him. Then in a mad dash to Wesbrook hall, he faithfully returned an armful of used movies, only to return with an equally bulky amount to be shown in the coming days. Acts such as this were common among the 15 boys and filled their daily hour. Under the guidance of Mr. John O’Leary, the students ran many errands for various departments. At the same time, they also performed their regular duties such as delivering movies, phonographs, and television sets. The most significant development of the year was a grant given the University by the 3M corporation. U High received three overhead projectors, and one copying machine from its share of the grant. Mr. O'Leary estimated that by the end of the year, an overhead projector could be in every classroom and they would eventually replace blackboards. AVOC—Batk row: Eric Lein, Pete Thorsen, Jim Berman. Hubert Scntyrz. From row, Charlie Pratt, Lowell Lindquist, Ed Dunn. Warren Johnson, Ed Easton. Missing: Tony Gclfand, Mark Howell, Tom Isaacs, Greg Kelly, Mark Salitcrman. Frank Wojtowicz. Clubs Offer Diversity in Purpose SKI CLUB OFFICERS—Sara McGee, secretary; Al Rubenstein, vice-president; Chuck Steinberg, president; Tom Smerling, treasurer. Ski Club Helping beginning skiers as well as advanced was the aim of this year's newly formed Ski club. Under the direction of Chuck Steinberg, president, and Dr. Lorraine Hansen, adviser, the club's membership soared to 107 during fall quarter alone. Membership was open to all students grades seven through twelve. Skiing films were shown to help beginners as well as to create interest in the club. Ski trips were also taken to various ski resorts throughout the season. Transportation for the trip was arranged by Senior Mike Rose. Buses and cars transported the members under the supervision of accompanying staff members. In addition to Mike, other students who aided in the planning of trips for the club were Juniors Jim Mooney, trip coordinator; Susan Stein, publicity; and Sophomore Barb Cavin, program. 36Library Lab, Pages Aid Departments SCHOLARSHIP PAGES were appointed to assist the University high school office staff once again this year. Pages were also assigned to aid the various departments. Special duties in the day of an office page included signing student pass and tardy slips, running errands for the administration to all areas of the campus, operating the ditto machine and delivering call slips. LIBRARY LAB students, under the direction of Miss Edith Kromcr, librarian, aided in organizational procedures. They helped to arrange some 15,000 books and pamphlets in the U High library. They also assisted confused students in finding and checking out books. They organized the card catalog, reminded students of overdue books and explained the new system for returning books. Both the pages and library lab students had a tremendous job to fulfill. The operation of the various departments at U High and the library was made considerably easier by the performance of these students. LIBRARY LAB — Back row: Karen Carey, Jcnni Schiller, Tom Isaacs, Donjia Johnson. Second row: Holly Hcdlund, Lynn Thoric, Kim Lillchci. Sealed: Jean Schneider, Woody Lewis. Missing: Paula Carey, Liz Rose, Peggy Power. PAGES — Back row: Pat O'Brien, Mac Pearce, Bob Olson, Robin Lee, Larry Kiteck. Second row: Frank Salas. Donjia Johnson. Liz Burk-hardt. Linda Wolff, Betsy Graves. Front row: Jeanne Chiang, Frank Chaffee. Liza Nagle. Yvonne Thompson. Missing: Allison Downs. Edwin Holloway. Rolf Larson. Greg Kelly. Steve McCardle. 37Language Club Activities Provide a FRENCH CLUB OFFICERS — Eugenie Thornes, secretary-treasurer; Kathy Smith, vice-president; Mary Bee Antholz, president; Madame Passolt, adviser. German Club Junior high sock hops, open houses and movies were only a few of the activities sponsored by this year’s German club. In an effort to become more active, the club became a money-making organization. Like all other clubs of this nature, the traditional initiation and banquet also found their way into the club's activities. Many German club members participated in a trip to Europe taken during the summer of 1964. Under the supervision of Wolfgang Kraft, a former U High instructor, the students traveled throughout Europe and studied in Austria. The trip was taken along with members of the French club and a group of students from Washburn high school. Frau Elfi Tcrp advised the German club. French Club A broader understanding of French culture was the goal of this year's French club. Attending French plays, going to theaters featuring French movies and eating at French restaurants made the attainment of this goal possible. The annual French club initiation was held during the winter quarter this year with pledges facing the tests of endurance which are traditional at all language club initiation ceremonies. Black berets, long-sleeved blouses, bright neck scarves and dark stockings were ail a part of the corridor scene that day. When it was over, the new members were allowed to relax at a banquet of French food. Madame Susan Passolt advised the French club. 111 | i GERMAN CLUB OFFICERS — Tom Smerling, treasurer; Liza Nagle, vice-president; Dana McCannel, president; Kathy Schnocs. secretary. 38Festive Atmosphere Spanish Club "Spanish club initiation was a grueling test of calisthenics," commented one tired Spanish club initiate. This year's initiation took place late in the fall. On top of the freezing weather, the new members were put to a real test when they were required to make a purchase in a local store speaking only in Spanish. Clerks were bewildered. After it was over, however, the initiates were rewarded for their bravery by being treated to a banquet at La Casa Coronado, a Spanish restaurant Spanish club members participated in putting on open houses and sock hops throughout the year. They also looked forward to a bi-annual trip to Mexico over spring vacation. Adviser for the Spanish club was Scnor Ramcdo Saucedo. RUSSIAN CLUB OFFICERS — Eaxl Cohen, vice-president; Terry Rittenbouse. treasurer; Grashdaneen Ryberg, adviser; Liz Rose, secretary; Denny Ewing, president SPANISH CLUB OFFICERS — John Morken, vice-president; Chuck Steinberg, president; Margaret O'Brien, secretary-treasurer. Russian Club Russian club has staged a variety of activities this year under the direction of the officers. Besides the usual sock hops and open houses, the Russian club planned two events which were worthy traditions of the club: 1) their torturous initiation where initiates were subjected to all kinds of impossible feats, and 2) their annual trip to Excelsior amusement park. Both events are anticipated by club members each year because they have one thing in common . . . fun. Initiation ceremonies were held during the fall quarter which gave the new members a chance to participate in the club's activities for most of the year. Among some of the easier tortures inflicted upon this year’s initiates were bowing to elder members of the group and reciting the Russian club motto at the first basketball pep fest. The initiation banquet was held in the home economics room where good Russian food was enjoyed by all. Grashdaneen Donald Ryberg advised the Russian club. 39JOURNALISM I — Back row: Lloyd Wehnes, Charlie Field, John McLaughlin, Mac Pearce, Lee Levitt, Rolf Larson. Second row: Becky Hall, Jcnni Schiller, Libby Howell, Sumner Jones. Front row: Flo Lyle, Pom Bridges, Julie Lysne, Marna Pcik, Renie Schapiro. Mining: JoAnn Berbos, Liz Rose, Steve McCardle, Robie Wayne. BREEZE EDITORS — Back row: Mike Rose, sports; Kathy Smith, page two; Fraunccc Noah, page one. Mary Bee Antholz, page three; Margaret O'Brien, exchange; Mark Wattenberg, art. Stcond row: Arlene Lippman, junior high. Barbara Jane , copy; Mrs. Hamcrston, adviser. Prom: Ivar Broggcr, editor-in-chief. Mining: Dana McCannel, photographer. U High Journalism BREEZE STAFF shows varied emotions as a deadline draws near. Breeze "Where’s my dummy?" "Who wrote that 30-word story that’s supposed to be 300 words?" Hysterical cries echoed from the journalism office every time a deadline approached this past year. Under the direction of Editor Ivar Broggcr and Mrs. Waleta Hamcrston, adviser, the Campus Breeze staff met daily during the first hour. It was their job to compile, write and edit the nine newspapers which U High students received this year. For the 27th consecutive year, the school newspaper was recognized as one of the best in its class. The National Scholastic Press Association awarded the Breeze with an All-American rating. The Journalism I class worked with the senior editors by serving as reporters and proofreaders. The class learned basic journalistic skills such as news, sports, feature and editorial writing, makeup and typography, editing and cartooning. Journalism students who were best qualified were selected for editorial positions during the spring quarter. The new staff was given the opportunity to exhibit their talents by producing the cub issue in May. 40Students Publish GISELA displays her talents to Ed and Sue while Sarah ponders over Hubie’s attempts. BISBILA I — Back row: Edwin Holloway, Carol Albrecht, Hubic Sentryz, John Morken. Second row: Alan Jones, Susan Stein, Liz Burkhardt, Sarah Nowlin. Seated: Mrs. Hamcrston, adviser. Missing: Beverly Robinson. Bisbila U High's Bisbila was produced in a new and more effective way this year than in previous years. The production was no longer considered a noon-hour activity, but rather a class. Under the direction of Mrs. Waleta Hamerston, fifteen seniors and five juniors learned about many aspects of publication work. Units on layout, photography, copy writing and typography were included in the class program. Many of the students also took the first-hour photography course which aided the class. Eleven senior editors headed individual sections while the juniors and seniors in the Bisbila I class assisted them in writing copy, printing photos, and drawing layouts in time for production deadlines. In this way, juniors became familiar with publication procedures so that they would be able to assume editorial responsibilities for next year's Bisbila. A new feature has been added to this year’s book. An eight-page supplement, distributed in the fall, has made it possible to provide complete coverage of the year’s activities. By acquiring a class hour, the Bisbila editors and staff have had more time to produce the book and through such efforts have attempted to make improvements. BISBILA STAFF — Back row: Gary Sturm, Dana McCanncl. Third row: Annette Swain, Marilyn Stein, Phyllis Hammond. Second row: Eugenie Thornes, Gisela Bullcr, Char Holtzcrmann, Bcv Keene, Andrea Hudak. Seated: Suzanne Swain. 41Bard Staff Discusses Literature THE BARD STAFF attempted to increase student participation this year through a more varied program and appeal. Editor-in-chief Susan Allen and her staff sponsored presentations and discussions with one professional writer each quarter. Roland Flint, poet, talked with interested students fall quarter, while Gerald Vizcnor, a haiku poet who employs a Japanese style, gave a presentation to the students during winter quarter. In the spring, Allen Downs, a film maker, discussed "Writing for Film" with U High students. The Bard, U Highs literary magazine, remained much the same this year with literary contributions from every grade comprising the book. Mr. William Martin advised the staff. BOWLERS spent after school and before game times on Friday nights together as a club. The suggestion for this type of club came from Dr. Robert A. Anderson. Thirty eager students met weekly competition at the Coffman union bowling lanes. Seniors Marilyn Stein and Pete Thorsen were elected officers of the club. According to Marilyn, "This year's club was fun for everyone who participated and will probably continue as an activity next year.” BARD STAFF—Back row: Gail Bernstein, Susan Allen, Chris Holmgren. Mary Utnc. Front row: Christine Dahl. Ed Firestone. Mark Wattcnbcrg. U High Bowlers Organize New Club BOWLING CLUB—Back row: Curtis Hoppe. Bill Rubenstcin, Paul Ballin. David Kwiat, Pete Thorsen. Ion Seltzer. Wendy Warfield, Tom Koehler. Second row: Greg Wilscy. Jean Berman. Anne Hammcl, Marilyn Stein. Abbey Ackerberg, Bob Stein. Front row: Terry Moran, Mary Wallace. Beth Rubingcr, Karen Fish, Dick Warner. 42Journalists, Thespians Honored QUILL AND SCROLL, a national honorary society for outstanding high school journalists, represents most schools in the country. Membership in the society may be secured only through a local chapter which holds a charter from the national office of Quill and Scroll. Membership was awarded to fifteen U High students who were seniors, editors on one of the publication staffs, and who had maintained a high general scholastic standing. Each student was awarded a gold pin signifying membership and a one-year subscription to Qtiill and Scroll magazine. Awards were made at a special assembly during the spring quarter. U HIGH'S THESPIAN TROUPE was a part of a national organization which honored senior high students who were extremely active in the theatre. In order to become a Thespian, each had to accumulate ten points in theatre work. Four to seven points could be obtained for crew work and up to ten points could be earned for playing major roles. Interested students formally applied for membership in the Thespian troupe. Upon acceptance they were given a card of congratulations and a certificate at the annual banquet held in the spring. QUILL AND SCROLL—Back row: Giscla Buller. Bcv Keene. Mark Wattenbcrg, Mike Rose, Mary Bee Antholz, Ivar Brogger, Frauncec Noah. Front row: Dana McCannei. Arlene Lippman, Eugenie Thornes, Barb Janes, Char Holtzermann. Phyllis Hammond. Mining: Susan Allen, Kathy Smith. THESPIANS—Bad row: Andrea Hudak, Margaret O’Brien, Ivar Broggcr, Tom Schuessler, Jim Berman, Peggy Beck. From row: Liza Nagle, Fraunccc Noah, Dana McCannei, Char Holtzermann, Mary Bee Antholz, Margaret Smith. Mining: Mike Phipps. 43 THESPIAN JOHN NEY poses dramatically for the photographer.Debate The struggling Debate team managed to do well in the first tournament this year in spite of many obstacles. The noon hour meetings were often called off because of other noon hour activities. Out-of-town tournaments were often rendered impossible by finance and transportation problems. Advised by Mr. George Robb, the two teams, A-team and B-team consisted of John Ney and Grant Schampcl, A-tcam affirmative, Mar)' Bee Antholz and Margaret Smith, A-team negative. Mark Wattcriberg and Terry Rittcnhouse were the B-team affirmative, and Karl Aufderhcide and F.arl Cohen, the B-team negative. Besides the team members, there were 27 other students on the squad. Three debate tournaments were attended by U High fall quarter. At the end of fall quarter, December 16-17, there was a six-round marathon tournament on the University campus which U High attended. DEBATE—Back row: John Morkcn. Margaret Smith. Mary Bcc Antholz, Greg Wilscy, Lee Levitt. Karl Aufderhcide. From row: Edward Firestone, Grant Schampcl, John Ney, Peter Nussbaum, Ear! Cohen. Noon Activities Thrive on Competition Declamation Oratory flowed freely as U Highs most gifted speakers participated in Declamation this year. The purpose of Declamation was tp teach students to incorporate emotion, persuasion, clarity, and cohesivcncss into their speeches. Under the direction of Mrs. Carol Horswill, speech instructor, these goals were accomplished. The speeches given by students could be classified in six categories with varied temperaments: serious and humorous interpretations of poetry and prose, original oratory, extemporaneous reading and story telling which most students found exceptionally easy. The speeches were presented to a panel of judges under formal conditions in district, regional, and state tournaments. Students in Declamation are covered by the same rules which apply to athletes Passing grades arc the most important requirement for participation. DECLAMATION—Back row: Gram Schampcl, Tom Schuesslcr, John Norby. Second row: John Ney. Bob Olsgard, Mike Phipps. David Fcigal. From row: Liz Rose, Rcnie Schapiro. Susan Stein. Susan Gray. 44Senate Initiates New Procedures Senate this year was one of the most progressive and productive in years. Under the leadership of its four officers, and Mr. Arland Ottc, adviser, eight committee heads and 15 senators argued issues every Thursday for an hour. Meetings were open to all students this year, but outside participation was infrequent. On any topic, whether it be hall sitting, ninth grade, Homecoming, senate elections, section meetings, or Charity Week, there was always long and lively discussion, with representation from all grades. All the problems raised by the previous topics were solved throughout the year. There were some that will never be solved, such as Shcvlin, but they added humor to many of the meetings. Senate had many other activities this year, such as sponsoring its first open house in order to make money to lend to organizations and classes. Many conventions and luncheons were attended by officers and senators. Lastly, no student will forget the arrival of the penguins at U High. Through Senate, it was possible for the penguins to make their appearance at pep fests and games, where they were received warmly by the entire school. SENATE OFFICERS—Vice-president Hubert Sentyrz; President Ivar Brogger; Treasurer Sumner Jones; Secretary Jeanne Chiang. SENATORS—Back row: Jill Smcrling, Chuck Steinberg, Charlie Field, Carl Kanun, Steve McCardlc, Betsy Graves, Marilyn Stein. Third row: Peggy Beck, Allic Downs, John Dimunation, Pete Nuss-baum, John Morkcn, Carol Albrecht, John Ney. Second row: Roger Kufus, Becky Garnaas, Art Tsuchiya, Louis Berg, Judy DuPay, John Wright. Front row: Kathy Smith, Valeric Herring, Art Ney, Frank Chaffee, Tom Koehler. Mining: Jim Berman, Char Holtzermann. 45U High Musicians Play in Harmony Strains of music floating through the air could be heard every noon hour this year between Peik Hall and the Music Education building. The source of these notes were the junior and senior high bands. Mr. Robert Surplus directed the senior high band which was composed of all interested senior high students. Throughout the years, these members have played at sports functions and other events besides giving a few concerts. In an effort to make the junior high band more-experienced, Mr. Gerald Lizotte, director, planned as many performances as possible. Their major production was during spring quarter when the band played for all parents and other interested people. SENIOR BAND—Standing: Mr. Surplus, direc-cor. Back row: Kim Lillchei, Larry Kitcck, Mark Bernstein, Harrison Klein, Nolan Segal. Front row: Mitchell Smith, Rolf Larson, Susan Frier, Peggy Davis. Missing: Bill Sweeney. WALT GIVES his all for the sake of the performance. JUNIOR BAND—Back row: Brian Rank, John Isaacs, Mary Wallace, Bill Ncy. Second tow: Tom Jenkins, David Kwiat, Bill Amcry, Ed Fonda, Reid Sandler, Kurt Sizer, Bill Reed, Walt Clark. Front row: Doris Staub, Kim Lysne, Anne Hammcl. Sara Schwa-bachcr. Standing left: Mr. Lizottc, director. 46The Face of Expression . . . FeatureSURROUNDING QUEEN DANA arc her attendants and their escorts: Steve McCardlc, Betsy Graves, Rick Boynton, Margaret O'Brien, Tom Ray, Carol Albrecht and Chuck Steinberg. Homecoming . . . and the Band Played On The week of October 9th was indeed an exciting one for all at U High. Annual Homecoming festivities were climaxed by the traditional dance held at Coffman Memorial Union ballroom. Queen Dana McCannel and her royal court reigned over the dance on Saturday, October 17. They were pleasantly entertained by the Highlanders, a band employed for the dance. Chairmen of the event were Juniors Susan Stein, Rcnie Schapiro, and Marna Peik. Other committee chairmen were Liz Burkhardt, Cheryl Chergosky, Earl Cohen, Onnolee Karwoski, Sumner Jones, Gail Me-Cannel, Liz Rose and Mitchell Smith. During the week, the queen candidates culminated their campaigns at an all-school assembly held in the gym. Their skits ranged from a parody on "My Fair Lady" to a Tarzan swinging from a rope. Each candidate was allowed ten minutes for her total presentation. Surprisingly, they all stayed within their time limits. 47University High School’s 1964 Homecoming Queen, Dana McCannel 48Coronation, Game Horns, whistles, confetti and general disorder was the scene of the 1964 Homecoming coronation. The moment was tense when co-captains Denny Ewing and John Wolf crowned Dana McCannel our new queen. Her attendants were Carol Albrecht, Betsy Graves and Margaret O'Brien. Excitement, pep and enthusiasm filled the frosty air in spite of the Little Gophers' 13 to 14 loss to the Chaska Hawks. U High's queen candidates were involved in various activities throughout the years Dana served as Highlight Evening German club president and photo editor of the Bisbila. Carol was an A-squad cheerleader as well as a member of the yearbook staff. Betsy took an active part in Senate by participating in student-faculty relations. She was also a member of Dayton's teen board. Margaret was an A-squad chccHcader and held the position of exchange editor for the Breeze. Homecoming again created school spirit; its memory will reign. .MCJANNFL I 20 her reign as the new 1964 Homecoming queen when co-captains Denny Ewing and John Wolf placed the crown 49Democrats Sweep the School Vote, SO WHAT if he swam the back stroke at U High? WELL ... ah ... let’s look at it this way, gang. Thanks to the Democratic and Republican clubs, U High students were able to hear speeches given by Donald Fraser and John W. Johnson who were candidates for fifth district congressman. Mr. Arland Ottc, Republican club adviser, thought the noon hour assemblies were successful and that it was an excellent opportunity for all the students. He was also pleased with the election assembly. Speeches were given by Mary Bee Antholz, Peggy Beck, John Ney, Margaret Smith and Mark Wattcnberg who spoke on behalf of the democratic candidates. David Fcigal, Rolf Larson, Jack Norby and Terry Rittenhouse spoke for the Republicans. Mr. Allan Kyle and Mr. Stuart Stockhaus were the general supervisee. In spite of Democratic predominance and foregone conclusions, the students were polite to both sides and did not display their feelings except in their voting. Mock election results reflected the national vote. It was noted that this was one of the few times U High has ever gone Democratic. Mr. Thomas Bacig and Mr. George Robb, Democratic advisers, agreed that although their club did very little, everything turned out well. Mr. Robb said he thought our campaign was much more rational and controlled than the national one. He concluded, "Democrats who vote together, gloat together.” STUDENTS RECEIVED tally sheets in social studies classes to keep track of election returns at home.VOTER REGISTRATION was a new requirement this year. After the mock election assembly, sophomore voters exercised their rights. . . . Republicans Put Up a Good Fight Election Results PRESIDENT Lyndon Johnson - Hubert Humphrey.....304 Barry Goldwater • William Miller .....107 SENATOR Eugene McCarthy ......................282 Wheclock Whitney......................129 CONGRESSMAN - FIFTH DISTRICT Donald Fraser ........................174 John W. Johnson ......................161 CONGRESSMAN - FOURTH DISTRICT Joseph Karth.......................... 87 John Drexler.......................... 34 CONGRESSMAN - THIRD DISTRICT Clark MacGregor ............ ......... 28 Richard Parrish ..............-....... 19 TACONITE AMENDMENT Yes ................................. 304 No —................................. 110 ERIC AND MIKE discuss politics with guest speaker Donald Fraser after his speech in the gym. 51Senior High Play Done in Earnest Mrs. Carol Horswill successfully directed her first play at U High. The Importance of Being Earnest, by Oscar Wilde, is a play which contains its humor in the cleverness of the dialogue. The play concerned two London gentlemen ably portrayed by John Ncy as Algy and Mac Pearce as Jack. Algy and Jack busied themselves with the art of "bunburying." The term "bunburying" refers to an imaginary person who serves as an excuse for them to get away from their homes and families and to escape the realities of life. Jack s country house serves as a home for his ward, Cecily and her guardian Miss Prism who were portrayed by Renie Schapiro and Maureen Longballa respectively. Jack’s country home became a sight of confusion when Lady Bracknell and her daughter Gwendoline unexpectedly intruded to find Algy and Jack in the art of "bunburying." Both Peggy Beck and Margaret O'Brien did a believable job of portraying these characters. The others included in the cast were Robie Wayne and Mike Phipps, who played the roles of the servants. C.hausable, the county’s minister, portrayed by Mike Mattaway, performed the essential christenings which brought the family together and the play to a happy ending. “HAVE ANY KIND you want, but don't cat the cucumber sandwiches." A HAPPY SCENE in the garden evolves after the necessary christenings. "NOW LOOK, we can't both be named Earnest." WELL, at least Peggy is being earnest.SPEECH II CLASS—Fin! row: Margaret O'Brien. Sue Allen. mond. Dana McCannel, Fraunccc Noah. Mary Antholz, Andrea Allie Down . Ivar Brogger, Liza Nagle, Mike Phipps, Bob Hudak, Lloyd Wchncs, Mac Pearce. Olsgard, John Ney. Second row: Tom Schuessler. Phyllis Ham- Speech II Play: Under Milk Wood Under Milk Wood, by Dylan Thomas, was this year's Speech II class play. The play which takes place one day in a squall Welsh town, was. completely planned and executed by the class members, under the direction of Mrs. Carol Horswill, class instructor. Seventeen students, this year all seniors, handled ail of the technical work and played all fifty-three characters. Most of the planning and work was done during class hours thus serving as the winter quarter's class project. The class was composed of Susan Allen, Mary Bee Antholz. Jim Berman, Ivar Brogger, Allie Downs. Phyllis Hammond, Charlotte Holtzcrmann, Andrea Hudak, Dana McCannel, Liza Nagle, John Ney, Fraun-cee Noah, Margaret O'Brien, Bob Olsgard, Mac Pearce, Mike Phipps, Lloyd Wchnes. Tom Schuessler aided in technical work for the play and played one part. "EISTEDDFODAU" 53 AND THEN YOU did a little dance on the table! "I LOVE Miss Price.'Girls Bring Their Catches to Sadie HOW WOULD YOU like to find this in your potato sack? WELL, I think we should can i«! Popular rock and roll tunes blared forth from the U High gym when the Yetti-men took up their instruments to entertain all those at the Sadie Hawkins dance. This gala event, held on November 14, 1964, marked the one night made legal for every Dogpatch female to lasso her male and have a rollicking evening. As fathers fumed over missing ties and shirts and mothers bemoaned vanishing musty, burlap, flour sacks, the students stomped to the music of the Yetti-men, a local band. Soft drinks were available for those who became exhausted by doing strenuous dances such as the jerk, the frug, the dog, the baldy stomp and the swim. Marryin' Sam (Steve McCardlc) and his assistant (Betsy Graves) hitched up a line of eager couples that stretched halfway across the gym. Thoughtfully, no Divorcin' Dan was present. Dangling tin cans, orange streamers and other preparations for the dance were made by Peggy Beck, Denny Ewing, Barb Janes, Steve McCardle and Liza Nagle. Though the girls were a little forward, the boys didn't seem to mind a bit. They may even be secretly looking forward to next year’s dance. THE YETTI-MEN provided entertainment at the Sadie. 54 I'RUE LOVE will never die! DENNY STAYED HIGH for the evening."CAKE ANYONE?" offers Sophomore Bill Field after participating in the cakewalk. STUDENTS SELECTED the queen and her attendants at the 1965 Charily Ball. Left to right with escorts arc Bill Sweeney, Bev Robinson, guest and Cindy Sweeney. Norbcrt Tosch, Queen Kathy Olson, Lynne F.kola, Curtis Hoppe, Dianne Hart, Craig Lillehei, Mary Wallace, Tom Koehler. Students Support Charity Week "PERSIST" was the Charity Week motto. Peter Dole pins a button on Richard Rapson. Persistent students drained every classmate and teacher of their last pennies during U Highs annual Charity Week. Highlighting this year’s variety of activities were two jxrnguins, Harvey and Oglethorpe. They allured both campus and city newspapers as well as attracting contributions .from admiring strangers. A one-week parking spot in the ramp next to the shop was the most valuable item sold at the school auction. Chuck Steinberg, senior, purchased it for $10. Sophomores were victorious for the fourth consecutive year in the annual pail competition. One week of campus privileges and the right to report any seniors seen in Dinkytown was won for contributing the highest total from any class, $13901. ''Persist'' buttons were sold at $.25 each at the suggestion of Jim Berman, chairman of Charity Week. This aided in advertising the drive as well as in adding money to the $1,000 goal. The Charity Ball, a semi-formal dance concluded the week’s fund raising activities. A total of $726.99 was collected and divided between the United Fund and the Marty Fife Scholarship Fund. The latter fund enables one student to attend U High tuition free. 55CHIARA AND NORBERT finJ this language universal. Program, Carnival JIMMY, .never in my wildest dreams . . . GERMAN STUDENTS sing of Coca-Cola wirh prompting on the side. 56 MRS. HOLTZERMANN adds a finishing touch.ROUND IT GOES, where it lands nobody knows . . . splot. Mark AFS Night 1965 AFS activities began the moment the dismissal bell rang as studenrs headed to the carnival, soc hop or flea market. The carnival was an attraction for both senior high and elementary students. Various booths, games and raffles were operated and Junior chairmen Sumner Jones and Renic Schapiro added a new feature to this year's carnival: students could have their portraits rendered in charcoal by Mrs. J. D. Holtzermann. In addition to the carnival a sock hop in the gym was held for the junior high under the direction of Lynn Thorie, junior. “Godfrey” the flea along with Juniors Marcia Finley and Mama Peik planned this year’s flea market. Everything from boxing gloves to unmatched earrings were sold as well as innumerable paperbacks. After the carnival events, parents and students ate an authentic Italian dinner in Shevlin hall which was catered by Vescio’s Italian restaurant. Senior Betsy Graves planned the dinner. The AFS program this year included Spanish dances, French and German songs and a Russian play put on by language club members and the elementary school. Highlighting the evening was the introduction of AFS students Chiara Rachetti of Italy and Norbert Tosch of Germany. WHAT I ALWAYS WANTED ... a tree with its sixth branch missing. SENOR DAVE FEIGAI. and Scnorita Jeanne Chiang really swing at AFS Night.Misses Manage; Mothers Marvel TERRY, CHERYL, Liz, Sue and Bcv model eighteenth-century costumes. Miniature carrousels decorated the tables, while painted barkers, clowns, and merry-go-round horses hung on the walls. Balloons and cardboard circus wagons added to the gay atmosphere at the senior tea. The entertainment provided mothers with a journey through the past, as seniors re-enacted scenes from previous teas. General chairman Sarah Nowlin supervised. Her committee chairmen were Mary Bee An-thola, entertainment; Sue Frcnzel, clean up; Betsy Graves, refreshments; Barb Janes, invitations; Donjia Johnson, reception; Kathy Olson, publicky and Sue Robinson, decorations. The Revenge of Tom T rue heart, an original melodrama, was staged by the sophomores at their tea, "Premiere." Those responsible were Bonnie Grapp, general chairman; Marie Wincklcr, entertainment; Liz Wolf, decorations and Linda Wolff, invitations. A formal tea was planned by the junior girls. Papier mache string lanterns, filled with crepe paper flowers stood on each table and hung from the ceiling. Five girls arrayed in old-style gowns poured tea. Under General Chairman Marna Peik, were Marcia Finley, reception; Libby Howell, invitations; Maureen Longballa, publicity; Julie Lysnc, clean up; and Sue Stein, entertainment.A LOYAL SUBJECT pays homage to King Norbett. SOME of the luckier ones got to dance. King Norbert Reigns at Dance U HIGH'S 1965 Snow King and his snowflakes. More students turned out for the sophomore-sponsored Holiday Hop than any other opcnhousc this year. The coronation of the Snow King helped attract nearly 200 people. Five senior king candidates were previously chosen by their class. They were Ivar Brogger, Denny Ewing. Jim Kohan, Steve McCardle and Norbert Tosch. Voters elected Norbert at the dance. A lively group called the Jaguars provided the music. The drummer was only-eight, but he and his three 12-year-old guitar-playing friends were given special permission to remain after the junior high had to leave. Dangling mistletoe, crepe paper streamers and tiny dormant lights created a festive holiday atmosphere Assorted cookies and holiday punch were provided by Tom Smcrling, sophomore class president. Joe Bloedoorn, David Feigal and Jim Stein took care of the general arrangements. Loren Gilbertson, Harroll Harris, Becky Garnaas, Roger Kufus and Robin Lee were responsible for setting up the dance. Art Tsuchiya was the clean-up chairman. Tickets were managed by Holly Hedlund and Ann I.umry. Others who helped were Jeri Cagen, Sara McGee, Larry Scher-mer and Marie Winckler. 59THIS MACEDONIAN choreographer also folk danced for U High THE EDITORS just wanted to tell everyone hello, students. Entertainers Delight Students Students The Face of Learning . . . 7th Graders Abbey Ackerbcrg Bill Arociy Mary Austin Connie Beck Valdi Bjornson Kevin Boynton SEVENTH GRADERS participating in mock election fly into a voting frenzy. Experience High School Dean Anderson Gene Berg JOHNNY STRUGGLES for his life as witnesses try not to get involved. Randy Bridges Mark Qeveland Senator Bob Butwin Barbara Chergosky Irving Colacci Ellen Curtin Walter Clark Jeffrey DeCoster Vickie Doran Nancy Dunnctte Roger Fick Ann Finley 61Grade Seven Betsy Huge Anne HammcJ Rune Hanson Mark Hodne Solomon Hughes Senator Johnny Isaacs Jeff Jamar Tom Jenkins Bruce Karlen AFTER EXHAUSTING practice, Anne Hammel made a weary attempt to don her shoes. Marvin Kauffman Christy Kegler Kathy Kleeman Tom Koehler Senator Kurt Lein Anne Lcvcnson 62Grade Seven Kathy Longballa Kim Lysne Nanc Lindsay Pam Meyer Vivian Meyer Lewis Moran "WELL, they're small and black with white siomaches, of course, and 1 got to touch one of them and he made a horrible squawk." Bill Ney Mary O'Brien Maggie O'Connor NARROW CORRIDORS provided standing room only for basement buffoonery. Ray Rudic Craig Schiller 63Grade Seven Sara Schwabacher Jan Shilkrout Kurt Siler Judy Sobcl Richard Stein Kevin Surratt Scott Suck Doris Staub Katie Thames Alumsic Betsy Turnbull Mary Utne Janny Walker Mary Wallace AlurnMti JUNIOR HIGH girls practised intricate motion to the cry of, "Beat 'em. Gophers, beat etn!" Sarah Young 64 "HOLD IT . .. lovely, ladies, absolutely lovely!” Richasd Warner Marge Winters8th Grade Glad; Out of 7th Grade Winn Aakcr Shelley Ackerberg Sandy Anderson Paul Ashmore Wendie Ashmore Jean Berman Gail Bernstein Stephanie Bertelson Nancy Bix Janice Bliwas Pam Bloedoorn Julia Curtin Alternate David Fant Jill Fcigal EXCITED FANS take time out from the basketball game for a momentary distraction. Paul Gicsc Roxanne Givens Debbie Gjcrdc Douglas Grapp Jon Gray Mark Gross 65Grade Eight CHEERLEADING HOPEFULS leave an unmistakable trail during noon hour practice session. John Kalisch James Kallman David Karwoski Emily Kelly Suzanne Howell David Karlins Alice Kleeman Lucy Harris Dianne Hart Linda Herbst Kevin Hodne Craig Howell Sam Howell 66 STUDIOUS-LOOKING Wcnde and Beth sign up for Ski club.Grade Eight "IF YOU BOYS don't hold still we won't put yout pictures in the BisbiU." Gayle Newman Arthur Ney Michael O'Brien Senator Beth Robinson Kathleen Robinson William Rock John Kufus David Kwiat Madeline Licbling Craig Lillehei Dennis Miley Anthony Munson Fern Petetson William Reed David Roubik Mark Salzer John Lee Stephen Lumry David Nelson Fritz Reeker Reid Sandler 67Grade Eight .Eugene Schcrmer Wendy Schuesslcr Thomas Segal SOLEMN eighth graders, Craig and Tom, participate in the mock election. Lowery Smith David Truax Janet Winckler Marjorie Smith Christiana Stalland Alternate Ann Wattenberg Margaret Wilson Sally Taylor Jon Wocstehoff Margaret Womelsdorf Joanna Thwaits Dace Trcnce Wcndc Yamanc James Young Lynn-ctt Zampino PAUL WAS ARRESTED immediately after this picture was taken Senator for flagrant violation of the school rules. 68Ninth Grade: Junior or Senior High? KATHY AND CHRISTINE ARE ASTONISHED by Mr. Brown's comments on student art work. Cynthia Albrecht Zack Baker Paul Ballin Scott Barnum Carl Beck Sally Bcrbos Ed Baran Louis Berg Senator Trudy Bix Cindy Christian Susan Christy Steve Church Carolyn Bo row Fabian Bridges Eric Brogger Jucrgcn Bullcr Senator Kathy Chiang Anna Cohn David Colacci Susan Copley FRESHMAN BOYS DISPLAY class unity and good-fellowship. 69■MM Grade Nine Mike Cordner Christine Dahl Barb Downs Pam Downs Barb French Alternate Mike Gel fund Phil Hase Ross Hammond FRESHMEN ADOPT varying positions Kric Hcdrcn of concentration in Art class. Tom Hod nc Curtis Hoppe Mindy Isaacs 70Grade Nine Tracy Jamar Chmon Jones Susan Kail man Kevin Kelly Jim Koehler Phil Lindsay Jill Marking Tim McCardle Kristin Lein Dana Morton Leslie Myers (L Gail Naftalin ENJOYING A PRE-MATH hand of cards, freshman boys participate in U High's gay noon hour life. Ward Nelson 71Grade Nine NINTH GRADERS PUT ON a grotesque display of enthusiasm in shop class. Stephanie Rock Faith Rogers Bill Rubenstein Craig Rutman Bob Schneider Jon Seltzer Steve Sheppard Olga Shian Paul Shymanski Melinda Smith ■Marc Sobel Bob Stein Vickie Stromcc Suzy Swifka Tom Truax Kathy West Mary Wright Jon Wright Senator Tony Wright FRESHMAN GIRLS PUT ON a grotesque display of serenity as a faculty member approaches. 72Tenth Graders Adjust to New Status Bob Anderson Alternate JIM GALLANTLY shares a hisrory book. Caroline Christian Chris Clausen Jim Dnyboch Linda Druck David Feigal Nils Fleming Nancy Fogclbcrg Carla Freeman Stephen Fricdcll Becky Garnaas Senator SOPHOMORF. GIRLS RELAX at one of the gaming tables in the sophomore room. 73Grade Ten Loren Gilbertson Diane Gilchrist Chris Godin Bonnie Grapp Susan Gray Harroll Harris Linda Hart SOPHOMORE SENATORS CONSIDER a strange proposal concerning noon hour discipline in Shevlin Hall. Bruce Hastie Holly Hcdlund Fred Herring Kris Holmgren Susan Hudak Laurie Johnson Harrison Klein Roger Kufus Senator Eric Lee Robin Lee Liz Levitt Ellen Lewis James Lin Alternate 74Grade Ten Larry Lindquist Sara McGee Lee Peterson Larry Schcrmer Kathc Schnoes Nolan Segal Sarah Loomis Ann Lumry Mike Mattaway Tom Smcrling Bruce Smith Marcia Sodcrholm 75 TENTH GRADE GIRLS empathize with the team at a losing game.Grade Ten SUSAN PONDERS a question of grammar in Mr. Rybcrg's Russian class. Pat Warfield Bonnie Warner Greg Wilsey David Wilson Liz Wolf Linda Wolff Margit Stange Art Tsuchiya Senator Jim Stein Heidi Stiller Cindy Sweeney Anne Unger Tom Utne Jeff Walsh Alternate Grant Wilsey Marie Wincklcr Allan Womelsdorf THE EXCITEMENT OVERCOMES Bonnie at St. Anthony in a losing basketball game. 76Eleventh Graders Eye Dinkytown Nanci Bundt Liz Burkhardt Karen Carey Cheryl Chergosky Earl Cohen Liz Cohen "YOU KNOW, we really should get the holes in the ceiling fixed." muses Steve as he attempts to catch a drop of moisture in his mouth. Mark DeCoster John Dimunation Snstor 77 Ed Easton Marcia FinleyGrade Eleven HI Gloria Grande Deborah Hager Alternate Ed Holloway John Holmgren CLUTCHING A SECRET DOCUMENT. Liz sneaks by dangerous looking classmates. Libby Howell Mark Howell Tom Isaacs Jack Jagoda Steve Johnson Sumner Jones Seriate Treasurer Susan Jung On nolee Karwoski UNAWARE THAT THE CAMERA IS LOADED. John generously welcomes the Rolf Larson Lee Levitt photographer. 78Grade Eleven FIGHTING HORRIBLE EMBARRASSMENT. Woody participates in the claw discussion Peter Nussbautn Senator Pat O'Brien Woody Lewis Kim Lillehei Maureen Longballa Flo Lyle Julie Lysne Jim Mooney Gail McCannel John McLaughlin Alternate John Morken Victor Neufeld Senator Lois Meisch John Norby Marna Peik Mark Pilon Cathy Reed Terry Rittenhouse MAUREEN AND CHAS informally discuss basketball strategy. 79JOHN FEROCIOUSLY RESENTS having his picture taken. Grade Eleven Si 7m Bev Robinson Liz Rose Allan Rubcnstcin Renie Schaptro Jennifer Schiller Margaret Smith Francisco Salas Michael Smith Mitchell Smith Susan Stein Kitty Struchen Chris Stromee Bill Sweeney Charles Thomcs Yvonne Thompson GAIL AND BEV exchange knowing looks and break into a gigglc jn English class. Bob Warner Lynn Thoric Robic WayneSeniors The Face of Decision . . .Being a Senior Is . . . 81 . . . analyzing social problems. . . . warning to win.Carol Anne Albrecht Susan Kingsbury Allen Susan's kindness and sensitivity towards others has made her a loyal and understanding friend. Proficient in all that she undertakes, Susan originated the Committee for Creative Writing, Excellence in French and English, editor of the 'Bard, a Merit finalist. Jim's many madcap ideas made him a sought-after campaign manager and skit writer. A harried exterior gives way to a sensible and perceptive nature. Zany head of social committee, innovator of The Penguin, "cool snoogies” and wild gestures, Jim's wit and candor created a constant uproar. Faces of Seniors Reveal Carol's boundless energy and infectious laughter has made her one of the liveliest elements of the senior class. A loyal cheerleader for three years, and a sparkling Homecoming attendant; Carol has a ready smile. Perpetually in motion. Mary Bee Antholz Mary Bee ... an inquisitive and critical mind; an excellent debater in every class. A Merit scholar . . . Polly-anna Eurphoria and a fiercely independent thinker. Mary Bee is devoted to the theater and college boards. Third page editor of the Breeze, president of French club. "But why?" Determined and imaginative in every capacity, Peggy has various abilities and interests. A clever mimic and outstanding on the guitar. Peggy is a natural performer. Represented U High at Girls' State and Girls' Nation. An authority on politics and history; engaging and hilarious . . . "rubbah schwans forevah." Peggy Vallandigham Beck James Aaron Berman 82a Growing Awareness Rick' friendly and outgoing manner made him a welcome addition to all openhouses. An outdoor man, skill in AVOC and shop class, Rick is carefree and appealing. Many stories of Mexico, interests in art; is one of the boys. Ivar Christopher Brogger Ivars numerous capabilities and achievements include moderating and presiding over this year's lively Senate, Boys' Sure ami editor-in-chief of the Breeze. A veteran and talented actor, Ivar's ad-libbing and impersonations arc classic. Unmatched wit and leadership. Jeanne—efficiency and unending patience as Senate secretary and co-presi-dent of Horn Fon girls. A whiz in Math with a creative streak, Jeanne diligently worked on the CORE protect and in Spanish club. Delicate and artistic, a Merit finalist. Paula Jean Carey Jeanne Ming Chiang Richard Earl Boynton Gisela Lina Buller Gisela is understanding and warm hearted. A dedicated tea coordinator; sweat and tears as Biz copy editor. Gese is always willing to help others. First place in the German state contest, spirited and hearty laughter, Gisela loves good times, coffee and ski lessons. Oh you guys!” An expert dancer and librarian, Paula is quiet and persistent. Proficient in shorthand and typing; she was the first at U High to start the Diversified Occupations Program. Secretarial ambitions, an ardent bowler, Paula is a loyal friend. 83Everyone likes Bob, an eternal clown and an incurable punner. Avid interests include skiing and scuba diving. Nonchalant and generous, Bob is outgoing and friendly to everyone. Artistic talent . . . four wheel drive in Mexico, "Don't tell me!” One ol the top matmen. Ed is dedicated to wrestling. Calm and aloof, Ed's humor is subdued and facetious. Interests in the opposite sex; an impeccable dresser . . . one of the St. Anthony boys. Paul's unassuming and candid manner made him a well-liked member of the class. Subtle comments and observations in Soc. class, a member of Russian club; renowned for his exotic bird calls. "Call me George for short." Edward John Dunn Paul Thomas Durr ant Allison Downs Allic, the organizer of Social committee and a member of Donaldsons' teenboard. Allies distinctive taste and sewing ability can be seen in her wardrobe. A faithful crew member and constant giggler. Allie aims to please. Denny's cooperation and consideration for others made him an outstanding senior class president. A year round athlete, all-conference in football and active membership in Russian and U dubs. Cosmo was the mainstay of many class projects and sdcial events. Dennis Lee Ewing 84Sue’ cheerful and sincere attitude mark her warm personality. A member of Emporium tcenboard and Pom Pon girl ; Sue it an avid swimmer and sports enthusiast. Thoughtful of others and a patient listener. 'Oh really?" Susan Jane Frenzel A world traveler, Phyllis spent summers in Germany and the Middle East. A gourmet cook with journalistic ambitions, Phyllis is meticulous and expressive. Competence in German, academic co-editor of the Biz. Charles W. Field, II Easy going and friendly, Charlie's interests center around girls, sports and cars. Chairman of Building and Grounds committee, wry humor evident in every class, a football hero, a rogue. Famed for the eyedropper episode in Chemistry. Charlie always keeps a cool head, ' Don’t sweat it," host at Sugar Lake. Constantly, active, Betsy was a member of Daytons’ reenboard, chairman of Student Faculty committee and a glowing homecoming attendant. Gregarious and optimistic, Betsy's pep and warmth literally radiates to all those around her. Ski weekends at Telemark, summers on White Bear. Tony, unpredictable and amusing, an authority on philosophy, Tony's skeptical humor sparked many discussions at the Bridge. An avid bongo player, work on the CORE project, excellent in Russian ... a regular at Olson's. Phyllis Ann Hammond Beverly Hitchcock Graves Anthony Keith Gel (and I 85Charlotte Anne Holtzermann Exuberant and uninhibited, Char’s cackle triggers classroom uproars. A people organizer. Char accepts responsibility with enthusiasm and creativeness. Frank and full of ideas, sensitive to people and art, an enthusiastic skier and modern dancer, senior editor of the Biz, Senate Publicity chairman . . . "Mama mia.' Barb's cheerful and friendly attitude towards everyone has made her a constantly respected and well liked member of the class. Copy editor of the Breeze and a perennial committee chairman; Barb i; a loyal sports fan. Summer travels throughout the US; always dependable and considerate. Constantly on the go or making the scene, "Cronz” can always be found at U High opcnhouscs. Innovations in shop class, an expert mechanic; Warren is famed for his travels in Mexico. Choice comments for every situation, weekends spent hunting, fishing or skiing, popular with the opposite sex . . . "yeah.” Andrea Michelle Hudak Barbara Berry Janes Andrea ... a tireless photographer and activities co-editor of the Biz. Conscientious and persistent work on the senior high play. Andrea is always willing to work and help others, even tempered ... a creative cook. Donjia Leigh Johnson Donjia. a Pom Pon girl and a page, work on Mothers’ teas and a graceful dancer. Donjia leads an active social life. Work on NAACP, interests in business and economics. Teenboard representative for Donaldsons in St. Paul. A- winning smile. Warren Douglas Johnson 86A Whirlwind of Aspiration, Anxiety, Effort and Glee Quiet and efficient, Jackie's many activities include winning blue ribbons at regional science fairs, working at KTCA-TV and at the St. Paul Science museum. Devoted president of Pom Pon girls, Jackie takes charge and gets everything done. "Ducky." Acrive in library lab and Spanish club; Paula was corresponding secretary and Fold chairman for BBG Council. Innumerable sweaters . , . secretarial ambitions; Paula is natural and loves sports. Alan Monson Jones Gifted in art and photography and devoted to the Little Theater, Alan has a wide range of interests. A demonstrated individual, engaging wit and humor. Unconventional modes of transportation. An expert on the drums. Creative innovations, a deep thinker. Carl Stanley Kanun Natural ability in math and science, Carl’s sarcastic remarks are caustic and funny. A quiet scholar, captain of the tennis team and a one time surfer. Reserved and good natured ... a nonconformist in many ways. A member of the basketball team and U club. Bcv ... a lithe and talented dancer and Pom Pon girl, a veteran member of Russian Club. Frustrated activities editor of the Bh: Bev is demure with frequent bursts of clowning and. uncontrollable laughter. Naive charm. Jacqueline Jones Paula Carol Kaplan Beverly Keene 87Larry' athletic interests include wrestling and football. A member of Russian club and an office page. Larry's kindness and thoughtfulness towards others has distinguished him from many seniors. An able student with special talents in math and science. A natural athlete, Jim was a vital member and co-captain of the basketball team. Active in Russian and U dubs; Jim's friendly and good natures! wit adds to any discussion. Sympathetic and generous towards others ... a fun sense of humor. Gregory Alan Kelly Interests in wrestling and track. Greg's unusual humor is apparent in his peculiar word associations and wisecracks in English. Second hour office page; Greg is known for his friendly disposition. "Huh?" Active in AVOC, Eric's interests lie in electronics and math. Entered U High in his sophomore ycar, summers spent at Madeline Island; in the winter Eric can always be found skiing. A quiet disposition. Eric Manning Lein James Gary Koban Lowell McDara Lindquist Lawrence Paul Kiteck Judith Wendy Kwiat In a shy but articulate manner, Judy thinks and discusses in earnest. Many travels in Germany and Austria, work on the CORE project, avid interests in English, excellence in German. Card parties at Mr. Ray's, participation in AVOC and Spanish club; Lowell is easy going and amiable. Subtle humor; a great driver and giver of rides home . . . fun times in Mexico. 88Dana Dean McCannel A radiant Homecoming Queen. Dana's naturalness and genuine sincerity prevailed during an exhausting campaign. A gifted photographer, Dana's eye for the artistic and beautiful is unequaled. President of German club and photo editor of Biz and Breeze. A striving individual; Dana is sensitive to everything around her. At times nonsensical . . . "beastie." Always a creative and willing hand, a dedicated crew and AFS finalist; Liza is gay and full of life. Avid interests in the theater, spirited and hearty laughter and an outgoing attitude towards everyone . . . Lize is a riot. Arlene's congenial and imaginative spirit have greatly contributed to the trio of smiling tea co-ordinators. Junior high editor of the Breeze, a two-year member of Power's tcenboard, Arlene is fun loving and gay. Thoughtful and competent . . . "cut it out.” A sport every season; Worth is a vigorous supporter of all athletic events. An outstanding scholar, all-conference in football. Noted for his extensive travels in Europe, Worth is an authority on Germany and Rome. Stephen Hugh McCardle Liza Nagle Rufus Worth Lumry Senate's Assembly chairman and co-captain of the basketball team. Steve has been U High’s consistent high scorer for two years. Natural ability in track, a lanky member of U club; Steve's hysterical laughter and ad libs can be heard at any gathering. A veteran office page . . . "bones” and "pits.” John . . . alias Jack Ferbile and rake. Senior senator, a skilled debater, writing like a sponge. John's gift for acting can be seen in his every day parodies of everything. Widely read, John's humor is spontaneous and raucous. Sensitive, a literary mind . . . "Gees, is that disgusting," . . . wine, women and John. John Edward Ney 89Frauttcee Lee Noah Determined and industrious — "Flouncy" knows it all. Vital first page editor of the Brttu, an efficient tea co-ordinator, ambitions in journalism and the theater; Frauncee's enthusiasm explodes in all directions. A critical mind . . . Frauncee i “absolutely fantastic. Kathy's ingenuity and hard work were evidenced t y the beautiful decorations at many. U High dances. Sincerely interested in others; Kathy is vivacious and fun loving. “Red" is eternally smiling and active . . . ambitions in medicine. Katherine Louise Olson Sarah Jane Nowlin Mary Margaret O'Brien Margaret's candor and sarcastic humor is uncontrollable. A Spanish club executive board member and a beautiful Homecoming attendant; Marg's hysterical antics and clowning, shades and long hair can be spotted at every open-house. Trips to Mexico and California, led cheers for two years . . . patience and understanding underneath. Bob is a perfectionist with varying interests from social studies to saunas. A member of the junior triumvirate, an expert in Russian; Bob is famed for his class-disrupting wise cracks . . . conscientious and considerate of others. 90 Sarah's eager and hardworking attitude is apparent in every project she undertakes. General chairman of "Carnival,” the senior Mothers' tea, active participation in Spanish club and EYC ■ . • work on the Biz, an an page. Cool and detached with a cynical wit; Bob excells on the trumpet. A collector and lover of classical music, a member of the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra, a scholar. Robert Clarence Olsgard Robert Micheal OlsonApplications and Procrastination Make a Hectic Senior Year Senate's notorious evaluations committee chairman; Mac has something to say about everything. Nervous energy, unconventional humor, an aversion to patterned stockings ... a glib talker, Mac enjoys everything to the fullest. Omnipresent black jacket . . . Til do it tomorrow." Thoughtful and earnest, with a tongue in cheek sense of humor. Christmas in Hawaii, participation in Action by Youth. Mike's acting abiliry was exhibited in many U High plays. A tennis enthusiast. Michael Louis Phipps Charles Lester Pratt Even tempered and direct, Charlie is a car bug. He can also be found on the golf course. A good business mind, he was president of his Junior Achievement company. A fan of traditional blues. Thomas Charles Ray Chiara Racchetti McGregor Rowe Pearce Chiara ... our AFS'er from Italy, shy and charming with a genuine smile. Saturday’s spent with ski club, CORE or at senior open houses. Natural ability in math and science; Chiara is warm, sincere and open. A distinctive wardrobe, barrel house piano and the mouth harp; Tom is a true individual. Friendly and generous, Tom’s liveliness added much to any social gathering. Interests and ability in math and science, an authority on railroad schedules.Mary Therese Re i bold A talented dancer, Mary's creative abilities were demonstrated by active participation in plays and class projects. An expert decorator for Homecoming, Prom and the Sadie, and chairman of the 1964 Mother Daughter Banquet. A cheerful and engaging manner, bright colored sweaters and sporadic laughter. A devoted scholar in every field. Grant’s logical and scientific mind was evident in his skill in debate, math and science honors, and in being a Merit scholarship winner. Interests in track; a music fan. Sensible and thoughtful. Grant Charles Schampel Susan Agnes Robinson Michael Luther Rose Celebrarcd sports editor of the Br»n«, Mike's imaginative reporting was reknown by all U High athletes. A member of the junior class triumvirate, memories of a New York summer, work for CORE and proficiency in Spanish. Mike is considerate and thoughtful of others; a good sense of humor. Jeannie . . . AFS sister and two-year library lab assistant. A member of French and Republican clubs;- a Gold-water girl. Jeannie can most often be found cheering or worrying at all sports events. A dedicated worker on teas, a good friend. Known for her coquettish charm and naive curiosity, Suzi cxcclls in math and science. An avid swimmer and dancer, a hardworking student and a Russian club member of long standing. Soft spoken and susceptible to giggles. Valentin . . . arrived from Venezuela in his senior year. Interests and abilities in math gnd science, tri-lingual in Spanish, Russian and English and a lover of good times and girls . . . "yeh." Valentin Rastvorov Jean Mary Schneider 92 Thomas Roy Schuessler Jill Susan Smerling Competitive, lively and constantly busy; Jill was one of the most spirited seniors. A sympathetic and understanding friend and a page at the 1964 National Democratic convention, Jill has a keen interest and insight in politics. A member of the junior class triumvirate. co-chairman of AFS committee, led cheers for three years . . . Jill is unbeatable. Known throughout the school as the Iittlest senior; Marilyn was a perky and peppy A-squad cheerleader. On the Biz staff for two years, Marilyn worked continuously as class and activities editor. Summer trip to Europe with French and German club, outgoing with a constant smile. An authority on anything that has moving parts or electricity running through it; Tom can usually be found tinkering with AVOC machinery or running lights for plays. A talented actor and speaker, Tom received several awards in Declamation and acted in many U High plays. A mainstay of the football team, Tom is reliable, jovial and fun. Kathy . . . natural intelligence in everything. Irish ancestry and wit. fiendish impersonations and mockery and an ear for music and humor. Second page editor of the Brent, senior senator, vice-president of the senior class. Filct-o-Fccsh at McDonalds-in-the-Gien. "P-zoom!" Kathleen Cynthia Smith Marilyn Rae Stein Hubert Alan Sentyrz Hubie ... a perfect gentleman, and vice-president of Senate; Hubie- friendly and engaging personality made him an integral part of every Mothers tea and social gathering. Escapades in Europe, Sugar Lake and backbone of the swimming team; Hubie is a go-getter. Chuck . . . the organization man: Merit finalist, efficient president of Spanish club, creator and president of this year’s Ski club, co-captain of .the wrestling team, and AFS returnee from Japan. Chuck is full of appeal and natural ability. Charles Leo Steinberg, Jr. 93Gary Arnold Sturm Straightforward and courteous, Gary was the hardworking and diligent sports editor of the Biz. Aspirations in teaching, a member of the baseball team; Gary is always considerate. "Swede" or "Ptud" was the esteemed president of Senate's Bowling club, and kazoo player in the ''Necrofile” ensemble. A collector of country blues, friendly disposition, timely remarks and a corduroy jacket. Peter Thornwald Thorscn Annette Frances Swain Suzanne Frances Swain Tudy . . . another innocent flirt and harried editor-in-chief of the Biz. Summers on and harrowing talcs of Rainy Lake. Tudy is an authority on all TV shows and movie stars. A fan of the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makcm . . . "Tisa, don't interrupt!" AFS ambassador from Germany, Norbcrt's cheerful and outgoing manner was a welcome addition to the senior class. Exceptional in math and science, a natural on skis; Norbcrt is also a skilled swimmer and trackman. A rollicking and everpresent sense of humor. An innocent flirt and constant and successful dieter. Tisa's activities include being a member of Pom Pon girls, academic editor of the Biz and author of the epic serial, Sadie Glutzapickle. Jokes on the sly . . . "That's not how it goes, Tudy!" Gay and whimsical, composed and perceptive; Eugenie is elusive. Underclassmen editor of the Biz and Bard an editor, Eugenie's artistic creations are delicate and bizarre. Most notod for Froggie, the Gremlin, mushroom studies and cattle; Engenic is kind and tolerant to all. Graceful and a spaghetti fiend . . . "Well, ah. yes . . Eugenie Thornes Nor her t Tosch 94Claudia Waldmann Lloyd Ignatius Wehnes Lloyd is both sensitive and nonchalant. Sympathetic and intelligent, he is interested in Mexican welfare and active in CORE. Artistically talented, famed “Necrophile" parties at Lloyd’s and summers in Mexico. Subtle comments in every class. Frank ... an important member of the football team and three years on the baseball team. Frank is known for his extensive vocabulary and green '58 Chevy. Antics in shop and AVOC, a car bug . . . "you’re pretty hot!” Arrived in her senior year from Germany. Claudia is kindhearted and fun loving. Sometimes restrained, many rimes exuberant; interests in math and science, a member of German club and an avid tennis player. Leonard's friendly and outgoing attitude is easily recognized in his hearty laugh and humor. Exuberant ind affable, a member of the basketball team. AFS brother and senior baldy. Leonard Anthony White Frank W. Wojtowicz Mark Henry Wattenberg Art editor of the Breeze; Mark spent his sophomore year in England. Witty and astute, he is famed for his "Berichte’’ in German. Mark is interested in politics and outstanding in social studies. An intelligent liberal and an authority on the taconite amendment. An avid tennis player. “Big John" . . . proud owner of the cherry '39 Buick and varsity basketball player for three years. A skilled athlete, he was chosen for all conference basketball two years in a row and" cocaptain of this year's football team. Sincerity and kindness . . . "Doice." John Charles Wolf 95Being a Senior Was . . . . . . anticipating the years ahead while enjoying the last and biggest year; 1965 was the climax of six years at U High. Being a senior was using the bouncing chairs, having lockers on first floor, relaxing at the Y and finally being the oldest. Seniors battled strenuous assignments and never ending tests, then recuperated at Saturday night openhouses. Exhausting campaign sessions, then celebrating at Dana’s victory party, struggling to put on the Sadie, "Carnival” at the last mother's tea, the last football games and the Holiday Hop were the highlights of fall quarter. At serious times, this year was one of decision and discovery. This was our year. . . . delegating responsibility to treasurer; Kathy Smith, secretary; Ewing, president. senior class officers; John Ney. Peggy Beck, vice-president; Denny . . rushing to Dinkytown for an hour's worth of food, laughter, and discussion. . . . having a good, clean orgy! . . . looking towards the future. TAYLOR PUBLISHING COMPANY 96

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