Valparaiso High School - Valenian Yearbook (Valparaiso, IN)

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?77.:.02 -JiJ. 1939 .(ji ' ' fLLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY 3 1833 02291 8756 Gc 977.202 V24vd 1939 Valparaiso High School (Ind The Val en i an VALPARAISO PUBLJC LIBRARY VALPARAISO, INDIANA (h r.r K} £-z3 ■ . ' ' ' . ' ■ ' ' • •.« ' - ' IfS .■ . ■ ' [jlvV . • ■;. ai igSH I; " .■■ ' r J fl H -i ' S C f%; ' ;, VALPARAISO PUBLIC LIBRAR VALPARAISO, INDIANA i ii ' ti., - V ' 8Z 05671 Lordly Towers the Power House Chimney Allen County Public Librar]? 900 Webster Street , PO Box 2270 Fort Wayne, IN 46801-2270 Molding for .liiicrican citiaciiship is the duty of our public schools. The eiidea ' i ' or of the Wilparaiso Hiijh Scliool is to shaf c the nmlleable matericd into the uu)st suitable form. The book, dii ' ided into four major dii ' isious. Inis attempted . tlii-oiii li the art of elay-uuuieling, zvritc-ups. and pictures, to shoie the .Imericau citirjcu in the making. Rare Beauty Is the Back Court of V. H. S. Cousidcriiuj the piirf osc of this hook and the idea set forth, by the Annual Staff, that of inoldint for Aineriean eiti::enship. z u . the Senior Class of the Valparaiso High School, do dedicate tliis 1939 rALENI- AN to the future citi::cns of the United States of America, as formed bv our school. A Familiar Door to Many Sons and Daughters Minds Shaped by Sculptors Clay Cast into Patterns Casts Chiseled by School Life Material Molded for Strength and Character Minds Shaped by Sculptors • SCULPTORS SHAPE MINDS • • • As a sculptor shapes and molds his material, so docs the administration and facnlt ' hope to take all those leho conic to Valparaiso Hiifh School and fashion a definite character. It is hoped that being in so fine a school plant and heiiuj nnder the direction of the instructors, each pupil leill come out sirougcr in mind and luuly and leil! be better able to fill his place as a citirjcn of the United States. ® Chief Sculptors, Helpers • ROY B. JULIAN • • • Snhcrinf( ' ii(lc!it: State Teach- ers ' College; Butler Univer- sity, A. B.; Graduate work, University of Chicago; Indi- ana University, A. M. 1939 marks Mr. Julian ' s ninth year as superintendent in Valpa- raiso. These have been years of success, for both alumni and students regard their friendship with him as a val- uable asset. When not attend- ing to school affairs, he can be found indulging in his fav- orite game, golf. IRA C. TILTON « Mr. Tilton, the presi- dent of the school board, serves his ninth year as a member. His experience as a successful, local attorney enables him to contribute much to the suc- cess of the school, and the students realize his value to them. • JAMES J. McKAY ® • • Through patience and perseverance, success has been awarded Mr. Mc- Kay, both in the publishing business, with which he is connected, and in the execution of his second term of duties as treasurer of the Board of Education. ROY B. JULIAN Snperititendent IRA C. TILTON President JAMES J. McKAY Treasiirer MRS. MAUDE DOUGLAS Secretary MAUDE V. DOUGLAS • • Her duties are extend- ed beyond those of the home to that of secretary of the Board of Education. Thus, as the second woman ever to serve in this capacity in Val- paraiso, she makes good her first year. MISS GRACE SALMON Secretary to Superintendent MISS CHARLOTTE CORSBIE Secretary to Principal CHARLOTTE CORSBIE « c • A graduate of the class of ' 36 Charlotte has for three years used to good advantage her V. H. S. commercial training by efficiently serving as office clerk to Mr. Jessee. She knows every pupil and has made herself in- dispensable to all. • GRACE SALMON • • • Grace has been clerk to the superintendent since her graduation in 1928, and during that time she has gained the friend- ship of countless students. She skillfully attends to the office business and serves the school with a smile. • HOMER M. JESSEE • • • Principal. Mathemat- ics; Valparaiso University, B. S.; Indiana State Teachers ' College, A. B.; University of Chicago. For twenty-seven years Mr. Jessee has patient- ly watched Valparaiso High School improve and during these years has been an em- inent factor in the school ' s present success. He places strong emphasis on work but makes it clear that there are times to play. He proves his point at basketball games. HOMER M. JESSEE Prii cipal • Molders of Thought, Action Margaret Bartholomew — Home Economics: DePauw University; Val- paraiso University; University of Chicago; Columbia University. Di- minutive master of the kitchen. Creates interest in culinary arts through the Home Economics Club. Cecil L. Bigelow — Industrial Arts: Ball State Teachers ' College, B. S.; University of Chicago, M. A. An addition to our teaching staff who is well known by all. Is versed in the art of woodcraft. Joseph B. Brown — Industrial Arts: Indiana State Teachers ' College, A. B.; Graduate work, Indiana University; Illinois University; Uni- versity of Chicago, A. M. Instructs future architects and draftsmen. Also maintains a spirited tumbling club. Gathers statistics for a hobby. Burton L. Conkling — English, Public Speaking, Dramatic Art: State University of Iowa, B. A., M. A. Creates young orators and provides dramatic entertainment with his club, the Footlight Masqueraders. Emma R. Foor — English, Journalism; Earlham College, A. B.; Grad- uate work. University of Chicago; University of Minnesota. Her pub- lications consistently win awards. She tries each year to better pre- ceding annuals. Margaret Bartholomew Cecil L. Bigelow Jo.sepli B. Brown Burton L. Conkling Emma R. Foor AVilliam R. Kendall Clare McGillicuddy Elsie Harrison .John Koch Helen B. Miller Dessa Mae Hudsoii Alma Krueger Mai-v Stevens Myers Elsie Harrison — Physical Education: Ball State Teachers ' College, B. S. Adept in the tutelage of feminine gymnastics. Directs the May Festival. Dessa Mae Hudson — Co7?rmercia!; Valparaiso Uni- versity, B. C. S.; University of Chicago, Ph. B.; University of Illinois; Gregg College. Coaches future " stenos " and prepares the student for the business world. William R. Kendall — Science, Health Education: Butler University; Indiana State Teachers ' College, B. S.; Indiana University, M. S. Feels at home in biology but emerges to coach the boys in his favor- ite sport, golf. John Koch — German: Indiana State Teachers ' Col- lege, A. B.; University of Michigan, A. M. One must not only learn a language but must also learn the correct usage of it. This is Mr. Koch ' s task. " Er lehrt Deutsch. " Alma Krueger — Librarian: Valparaiso University, B. A., B. E.; Library Training, Ball State Teachers ' College; University of Denver, A new member of the faculty but long well-known to V. H. S. and becoming a necessity to students in 122. Clare McGillicuddy — Mathematics: Valparaiso Uni- versity, A. B.; Graduate work. University of Chi- cago; Columbia University. An efficient organ- izer of the Girl Reserves who perplexes pupils with her rapid fire calculations. Helen B. Miller — Mathematics: Indiana State Teachers ' College, A. B.; Danville Normal; Uni- versity of Michigan. A pulchritudinoiis instruc- tor of mathematics, distinguished from V. H. S. girls with difficulty. Manager of the Senior Girl Reserves. Mary Stevens Myers — Music: Indiana State Teach- ers ' College, B. S.; Metropolitan Conservatory of Music; Indianapolis Conservatory; Columbia Uni- versity; Chicago Conservatory. Produces future " Jenny Linds " from feminine vocalists and pro- vides the school with vocal entertainment. F ' ' -i ' Valparaiso High School • Claude O. Pauley — PJitjsics, Chemistry, Mathematics: Indiana State Teachers ' College; University of Chicago, A. B.: Graduate work, In- diana University: University of Chicago. Constantly occupied by his work, but always finds time to sponsor the Sciemus Club. Leathe C. Ponader— Art; Ball State Teachers ' College, B. S.; Art Institute and Academy of Fine Arts of Chicago: Booth Bay Harbor Studios: Thurn School of Modern Art. A temperamental artist who brightens the front halls with her students ' art work. Ralph Powell — History. Physical Education: Hanover College. A. B.: Graduate work. Franklin College: University of Iowa: Indiana Uni- versity, M. S. Coaches hardwood Vikings with remarkable results. Superstitious? He still wears the same red tie to every game. Frank G. Reid — Social Science: Indiana University: Purdue Univer- sity; Valparaiso University, B. S. in Ed.: Tri-State College: Ball State Teachers ' College; Graduate work, Butler University. A true master of social studies. He ' s up-to-date on his politics, too. A veritable jack-of-all-trades (so he tells us). Harold Rogers — Music: Illinois Wesleyan, B. M. E.: Graduate work, Syracuse University. Discovers musical talent and applies it to good use. A marching band and drum majors are specialties. Harold Rogers Vera. L. 81eb Edith Weems Ealpli E. Sehonk Dorothy V. Smitli Olie AV. We ty Audrey Sliaucr Mary Edna Stoner .John E. Wiggins Claude 0. Pauley Ralph Powell Leathe C. Ponader Frank G. Beid Ralph E. Sfhenck — Commercial. History: Valpa- raiso University. B. Acct. ; Indiana State Teachers ' College, B. A.; University of Chicago, M. A. Is an emminent factor in the success of the Hi-Y. Founder and director of Courtesy Week in V. H. S. Audrey Shauer — English, History; Valparaiso Uni- versity, A. B.; Graduate work. University of Co- lorado. A petite pedagogue of ancient history who gains just respect from the Junior Girl Reserves. V era L. Sieb — English: University of Wisconsin. A. B.; Graduate work, Valparaiso University; Uni- versity of California: Columbia University: Uni- versity of Chicago. Helps to manage senior class. Chief director of Junior-Senior Prom. Dorothy V. Smith — School Nurse: Methodist Epis- copal School of Nursing, R. N.; George Peabody College for Teachers; University of Iowa; Indiana University. Small and comely guardian of the school ' s health. Florence Nightingale of V. H. S. Temperamental golfer. Mary Edna Stoner — Latin. English: University of Chicago, A. B., M. A. The vigorous and effective director of the newly formed Latin Club and po- tent expostulator of Caesar. Edith Weems — Home Econojnics: Valparaiso Uni- versity, B. S.; University of Chicago; Ball State Teachers ' College. Kind to menfolk by proxy (saves future husband ' s money on feminine ap- parel). Controls financial status of V. H. S. Olie W. IVelty — Latin: Valparaiso University: Uni- versity of Chicago. Senior class supervisor. Sees to it that sufficient funds are raised and gives invaluable service in candy selling. John E. Wiggins — Athletics. Commercial: Ball State Teachers ' College, B. S.; Graduate work. In- diana University. Led Viking gridiron warriors to a victorious season with no loss of games. Harold L. Wilson (not pictured) — Vocational Co- ordinator: Purdue University, B. S. A vocational director who has become acquainted with high school students chiefly in study halls. Different Departments in the School 9 SEVEN PHASES OF MOLDING • • • In the upper left hand corner, the Art De- partment is represented by Harriett Rex and Katherine Kroetz, wherein initiative and in- dividuahsm is prevalent,— three outstanding band members, Jean Mcllvain, Walter Kline, and Douglas Moe, demonstrate the position of the cornet in such a way as to almost inter- pret audibility, — a problem in geometry calls for teacher ' s help by Gloria Nogard and Byron Smith, — Mrs. Krueger is ever ready to aid a perplexed frequenter of the library such as Marjorie Warner, — weight and height of two " gym " girls, Sarah Derman and Margie Gilliland, are being tabulated by our nurse. Miss Smith, — maps simplifying historical facts, and incidents are clearly understood by two of Miss Shauer ' s many his- tory students, — three enthusiastic students of the Home Economics Department are being given a few pointers by Miss Weems in sewing class. 10 Instructors and Pupils in Class Rooms • DAILY CASTINGS IN V. H. S. • • • The art of cooking demands accurate mea- surement and precision as is emphasized by Miss Bartholomew to three eager adherents, Rozella Stafford, Wilma Herring, and Marjorie Hamilton, — " camera, lights, action, " even invades the school room in the form of the dramatics class, supervised by Mr. Conkling, — Mr. Bigelow instructs Winslow Jones in the fascinating science of wood carving, a sub- ordination of manual training, — drawing to scale seems to disconcert Charles Suesse un- til Mr. Brown enlightens him in the mechanical drawing class, — lithe fingers and concen- tration counteract those abominable errors in typing according to Miss Hudson, as she in- spects Janet Take ' s work, — Mr. Kendall oversees investigation into the exciting micro- scopic world in the biology laboratory, — Mr. Pauley never fails to arouse interest in the chemistry laboratory as is shown by the ten7e face of David Williams. 11 • SCULPTORS OFF DUTY • • • Stepping from the car, Miss Welty and Miss Sieb were snapped, — Mrs. Krueger ceased her noon library instruction long enough to pose for a " shot, " — as Mrs. Foor directed Louie in the placement of the bleachers for group pictures, she defied the camera, — Mr. Pauley could not entirely give us his attention away from his book, — a new Nash and Mr. Koch were " caught " off-guard, — on her morning trek between junior high and high school, we chanced upon Miss Bartholomew, — Mr. Julian forfeited a minute from his occupations, — out of his professional into his sport garb, Mr. Kendall was " caught " tallying his golf score, — Mr. Schenck gave us his most engaging smile, — passing to morning convocation Miss McGillicuddy stood in the patio ready to be photoed, — -looking on with apprehension, Mr. Jessee attended football practice, — a gust of wind came as Miss Hudson paused, — Mr. Conkling on his way " in " after lunch liour, — Mr. Wiggins, rested between class and ball practice, — those in- separables, Miss Miller, Miss Shaucr, and Miss Stoner found time to smile for us, — having their pictures taken was time to play for Mr. Brown, Mr. Reid, and Mr. Bigelow. In the Eye of the Camera From Freshmen lo Seniors • CLAY CAST INTO PATTERNS • • • Js the master sculptor must select his material zeith a definite purpose, so must all pupils be put into classes as seniors, juniors, sophonmres, fresluuen. The de- siijuer and zvorker has in his mind a picture of zvhat he hopes to fashion. I ' he instructors haz ' e in mind an ideal for aecomplishimiits for each class and hope to see each pupil dez ' clop and pass from one class to another, until he comes out in tJie final niolil, a senior. 13 Seniors Molded and Uscur Alhiiisuii Jerome Barens i1;niv Alli ' tt ' iiiiiiiic I ' .arkley Oscar Allanson—Va Ipost 4; Sciemus Club 1, 2, 3. 4: Debate Club 2; Hi-Y 4. Claire AUett Soccer 1. 2; Volleyball 2; Track 1; May Festival 1, 2; Christmas Pageant 1: A Cappella Choir 4: Valpost 4; Home Economics Club 1; G. A. A, 1; G erman Club 2, 3; Girl Reserves 2. 3, 4; Glee Club 4. Jerome Barcus — Lew Wallace High School, Gary, Indiana 1 ; Stamp Club 2, 3, 4, president 3, Corrlne Barkley— Soccer 1; Tumblmg 1; May Festival 1, 2: A Cappella Choir 3 4: Cantata 2; Christmas Pageant 2; Light Opera 1, 3, 4; Valpost 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Girl Reserves 4: German Club 1; G. A, A. 1, 2. Blanche Belaschky — Walter High School, Chicago, Illinois 1; Soccer 2, 3 4; Archery 2, 3, 4; Noonday League 2, 3, 4; Volleyball 2, 3, 4: Basketball 2, 3, 4; Tumbling 2; May Festival 2; Playday 4; Base- ball 2, 3, 4; Cantata 2; G. A. A. 2, 3, 4; Noonday League Chairman 3, treasurer 4; Girl Reserves 2, 3, 4. Robert Benton— Noonday League 1, 2, 3; Golf 3; Track 4; Stamp Club 4, vice-president 4. Iva Mae Berkey — Soccer 1, 2, 3, 4; Archery 1, 2, 4: Noonday League 1, 2, 3, 4; Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Playday 4: Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2, 4; Tumbling 1, 2, 3, 4; May Festival 1, 2. 3. 4; Band 1, 2; Christmas Pageant 1, 2; Home Economics Club 1: G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, vice-presi- dent 4; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4. Bennett Berlin— Light Opera 1, 3; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Commercial Club 4. Paul Biggart— Noonday League 2; Golf 2, 3, 4; Or- chestra 2; Band 1, 2, 3: Stamp Club 1, 2; Hi-Y 4. Robert Book — Noonday League 3; Tumbling 1; Stamp Club 1; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4. Bernard Brady— Noonday League 4; Tumbling 1, 2, 3; Footlight Masqueraders 4; Tumbling Club 1, 2, 3. Dale Braun — Light Opera 1; Valoost 4: Glee Club 1, 2; Latin Club 3; Commercial Club 4. Robert Brindle — Bowen High School. Chicago, Illinois 1. 2; Baseball 4: Noonday League 3; Light Opera 3: Glee Club 3, 4; Sciemus Club 3, 4. Blanclio Belascliky Bennett Berlin Bernard Bradv Robert Benton Paul Biggart Dale Braun Iva Mae Berkey Eoljert Book Robert Brindle 14 Ready for Citizenship James Brobeck — Light Opera 1: Commercial Club 3, 4; Sciemus Club 4, Charles Burt — Noonday League 2, 3; Tvunbling 1: German Club 3, 4; Atliletic Club 2; Tumbling Club 1. Jeanne Campbell — Glasgow High School, Glasgow, Virginia 1, 2, 3; Valpost 4; Glee Club 4; Home Economics Club 4; G. A. A. 4. John Campbell—Track 3: Commercial Club 1. 2, 3, 4. James Brobeck Jeanne Campbell Clinrles Buvt John Oampliell Dorothy Cheney Phyllis Dawson Edith Erea Pauline pody Curtis Dye Harold Pabing Eoger Courtney William Jilger ilaTgaret Preneli fllRSiPj Dorothy Cheney — Christmas Pageant 1; Light Opera 1, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Pauline Cody — IVIorgan High School, Porter Coun- ty, Indiana 1: Hebron High School, Hebron, In- diana. 2, 3: Light Opera 3, 4; Glee Club 4, 5. Roger Courtney — Ilecla High School, Hecla, Soutli Dakota 1; Noonday League 3, 4; Commer- cial Club 3, 4. Phyllis Dawson — Archery 1; Girl Reserves 1, 2: G. A. A. 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 3: Art Club 3; Footlight Masqueraders 4. Curtis Dye— Light Opera 1, 2: Glee Club 2, 3; Ger- man Club 1, 3, president 3; Commercial Club 4, president 4; Valpost 4; Jr. President 3. William Elger — Hobart High School, Hobart, In- diana 1; Tumbling Club 2, 3; Sciemus Club 4, Sergeant-at-Arms 4. Edith Erea— Soccer 1, 2. 3; Archery 1, 2, 3; Noon- day League 3; Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1. 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2; Tumbling 2: May Festival 1, 2; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; German Club 3; Commercial Club 4, treasurer 4; Footlight Mas- queraders 4. Harold Fabing- — Tumbling 1, 2, 3, 4: Christmas Pageant 3: Stamp Club 1, 2. Margaret French — Soccer 1, 2, 3, 4; Archery 1, 2, 3; Volleyball 1, 2; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Tumbling 2: May Festival 3; Orchestra 2, 3. 4; Band 1; Light Opera 3; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4, vice-president 3, president 4; Sciemus Club 4, secretary-treasurer 4; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. 15 Helen Garrison Mariiinne Graves Helen Garrison — Soccer 1, 2, 3, 4; Archery 1. 2; Noonday League 1, 2, 3: Volleyball 1. 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, ' 4; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2; Tumbling 1; May Festival 1, 2; Commercial Club 1; Girl Reserves 3, 4; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, baseball chairman 4; German Club 1. Margie Gilliland— Soccer 1, 2; Volleyball 1, 2: Basketball 1, 2. 3; Track 1, 2; Tumbling 1: May Festival 1, 2; Christmas Pageant 1, 2; Light Opera 1, 3: Cantata 2; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Girl Reserves 1, 2; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Footlight Masqueraders 4, secretary 4. Ihu ' gie GOliUuid Marjorie Hamilton IVIarianne Graves— Not graduating. Marjorie Hamilton — Volleyball 4; Baseball 4; Tennis 2; May Festival 1, 2, 3; Christmas Pageant 1, 2; G. A. A, 1, 2, 3, 4; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4; Footlight Masqueraders 4. Roy Harlow — Hirsch. Chicago. Illinois 1: Band 3 Light Opera 1, 2; Debate Club 3; Sciemus Club 2 Double Quartet 2, 3; A Cappella Choir 2, 3, 4 Glee Club 1. 2, 3. Nick Harris — Noonday League 2; Tumbling 2; Stamp Club 1. 3; Tumbling Club 2; Commercial Club 4 Richard Hazelton — Football varsity 2, 3, 4, reserve 1; Christmas Pageant 2; Athletic Club 1, 2. 3, 4. William Henderson — Football varsity 3. 4, reserve 1. 2: Noonday League 2, 3. 4; Orchestra 1, 2. 3, 4; Band 1. 2. 3, 4; Christmas Pageant 2; Light Opera 3; Hi-Y 3. 4, treasurer 4; Athletic Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 3, treasurer 3; A Cappella Choir 4, treasurer 4. Harold Henson — Football varsity 3, 4; Basketball varsity 2. 3. 4, reserve 1; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Noon- day League 1. 2; Light Opera 1; Athletic Club 1. 2, 3, 4: Glee Club 1, 2; Hi-Y 4. VVilma Herring — May Festival 1, 3, 4; Christmas Pageant 1: Cantata 2; Light Opera 3, 4: Glee Club 2, 3, 4: Home Economics Club 1. Jean Hippensteel — Soccer 1, 2. 3: Basketball 1, 2, 3: May Festival 1. 2; Valpost 4; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4: Footlight Masqueraders 4. Margaret Fave Horner — Soccer 1; Noonday League 1, 2, 3; Volleyball 1: May Festival 1, 2; Footlight Masqueraders 4; Glee Club 2, 3; Girl Reserves 1, 2; Home Economics Club 3 4, secretary 4; G. A. A. 1. 2. 3, 4. Julia Hiiball — May Festival 1, 2; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4. Roy Harlow Niek H:iiris liieliard Hazelton William Henderhon Harold Henson Wilma Herring .le.-in Hijipea.steel Margaret Fave Hora " r Julia Hiildiall vS ft 16 Eileen Hurley — Soccer 1, 2. 3, 4: Archery 1, 2, 3, 4: Noonday 3, 4; Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Playday 4; Baseball 1 2, 3. 4; Tumbling 1, 2; Tennis 1: Track 1, 2, 4; May Festival 1, 2, 4 Christmas Pageant 1, 2; Valpost 4: Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4, scribe 3 Home Economics 1, 2, 3, 4; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, volleyball chairman 4 Footlight Masqueraders 4. Jeanette Inman — Girl Reserves 1; German Club 2, 3, 4. Bettv Keck — Soccer 1, 2, 3: Archery 1, 2; Noonday League 1. 2; Vol- leyball 1, 2, 3; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Tumbling 1: May Festival 1, 2; Commercial Club 2. 4: German Club 1: Girl Re- serves 3; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Charles Kern— Orchestra 3, 4; Light Opera 3; Valpost 4: Hi-Y 3. 4. executive board 3; Glee Club 3, 4; Footlight Masqueraders 4. J-M- ' ' ' Eik ' iju liiuluy Betty Keck .Icanuttr l]iin,-i Cliark ' s Knu Howard King Harry Klein Dorotliy Kliisme.yer Dale Koliler Robert Kraft Katlierine Kroetz Kolii ' it Lal i ' (M-(iik ' Kiisi ' niai " T alnccnno Russell Lain Howard King — Noonday League 4: Tumbling 1: Golf 3; Tumbling Club 1; Conmiercial Club 2, 3, 4. Harry Klein — Football reserve 1, 2; Noonday League 1, 2, 3, 4: Track 1, 2, 4; Athletic Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Dorothy Klusmeyer — Merrillville High School, Merrill ' villc. Indiana 1,2; Archery 3; May Festival 3: Band 3, 4: Girl Reserves 3; G. A. A. 4: Home Economics Club 4. Dale Kohler — Light Opera 1; Footlight Masquerad- ers 4: Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, secretary-treasurer 3, J; Hi-Y 4. Robert Kraft— Christmas Pageant 3; Glee Club 3, 4; Sciemus Club 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, president 5. Katherine Kroetz — Soccer 1, 2: Aixhei-y 1; Noon- day League 2; Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1; Track 1, 2, 4; Tumbling 1: May Festival 1; Light Opera 1; Valenian, Art Editor 4; Footlight Masqueraders 4. Robert Labrecque — Football reserve 3: Noonday League 1, 2; Commercial Club 3. Rosemary Labrecque — Soccer 2, 4: Noonday League 2: Volleyball 2. 4: Basketball 2. 4; Baseball 2, 4: May Festival 1, 2; Home Economics Club 1; G. A. A. 2, 3, 4; Latin Club 3; Sciemus Club 4. Russell Lain — Stamp Club 1, 2, 3; Sciemus Club 4. 17 Dorothy Large— Soccer 1, 2. 3; Volleyball 1, 2; Basketball 1, 2; May Festival 1, 2; Christmas Pageant 1; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Girl Reserves 1, 2; Commercial Club 3, 4. Dorothy Large Frank Leaclniraii J ' oris L;i ' ron ;e Alan Lipoman Doris Lawrence — Boone Grove High School, Boone Grove, Indiana 3; Soccer 1; Noonday League 1, 2, 4; Volleyball 2; Basketball 2; Christmas Pageant 2; Valvost 4; Footlight Masqueraders 4; G. A. A. 1, 2, 4; Girl Pteserves 1, 4; Debate Club 2. Frank Leachman— Noonday League 1, 2. 3, 4; Track 2, 3, 4; German Club 2, 3, 4; Footlight Masqueraders 4; Athletic Club 1; Hi-Y 3, 4. Alan Lippman— Stamp Club 1, 2, 4, secretary-treasurer 4; Club 2; Sciemus Club 3, 4; Footlight Masqueraders 4. Debate Marilynn Lowe — Soccer 1, 2; Noonday League 3; Volleyball 1, 2; Basketball 1, 2; Baseball 2; Tum- bling 2; May Festival 1, 2; G. A. A. 3, 4; Girl Reserves, 1, 2. Warren Lutz — Noonday League 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2, 3, 4; Orchestra 1, 2; Band 1, 2, 4; Valenian, Boys ' Sports Editor 4; Hi-Y 1, 2, 3, 4, vice-presi- dent 3, president 4. Genevra MacDonald — Wheeler High School, Wheeler, Indiana 1; Boone Grove High School. Boone Grove, Indiana 1, 2; Crown Point High School, Crown Point, Indiana 2; Orchestra 3, 4, secretary-treasurer 4; Band 3, 4: Light Opera 3; A Cappella Choir 3, 4. Ray Marrell — Basketball reserve 2; Baseball 2, 3, 4; Noonday League 1, 2; Light Opera 1; Glee Club 1, 2; Athletic Club 3, 4; Hi-Y 3, 4. Annatlel Maxwell — Soccer 1, 2, 3; Noonday League 1, 2: Volleyball 1, 2. 3, 4: Basketball 1, 2, 4; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4: Tumbling 1; May Festival 1, 2; Light Opera ' l; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Jack Meade — Freeport High School, Freeport, Ohio 1, 2, 3; Tumbling 4; Tumbling Club 4. Nedra Mills— Archery 2: Latin Club 3; Girl Re- serves 1; Home Economics Club 2, 3, 4; Commer- cial Club 4. Douglas Moe — Orchestra 2; Band 2, 3, 4, president 3, 4. Drum Major 3, 4; Light Opera 1; Valenian, Snap Shot Editor 4; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4. John Moench — Noonday League 1 2, 3. 4; Track 2, 3, 4; Stamp Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Commercial Club 4, scrapbook manager 4; Hi-Y 4. Marillynn Lowe Eay Marrell Nedra Mills Warren Lutz Annadel Maxwell Douglas Moe Genevra MacT)ona!il Jack Meade John Moench 18 Jack Niksch — Football varsity 2, 3, 4, reserve 1; Noonday League 3, 4; Track 2, 3, 4; Athletic Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Elizabeth Nolan—Soccer 2, 3, 4; Archery 3, 4; Volleyball 2, 3, 4; Bas- ketball 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 2, 4; Tumbling 2, 3, 4; May Festival 2; 4; Valenian, Activities Efditor 4; Girl Reserves 1, 3, 4, program chairman 4; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Eunice Orsburne — Hammond High School, Hammond, Indiana 1; Kouts High School, Kouts, Indiana 3; Christmas Pageant 2; Valpost 4; Girl Reserves 2. June Pearson — Soccer 3, 4; Noonday League 1; Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4: Tumbling 1, 2; G. A. A, 1, 2, 3, 4; Home Economics Club 3; Sciemus Club 4; Commercial CIuId 4, Jack Niksch Eunice Orsburne Elizabeth Nolan June Pearson Robert Peters Florence Pivarnik Harriett Rex Norman Pierce Lloyd Pinkerton Robert Peters— Baseball 3, 4; Noonday League Patricia Pool Valeria Price L 2, 3, 4; Band 3; Stamp Club 1; Athletic Club Glen Reynolds Robert Rhoda 2, 3, 4. Norman Pierce — Baseball 2, 3, 4; Noonday League 2, 3, 4; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Stamp Club 1; Athletic Club 4. Lloyd Pinkerton — Football reserve 3, 4; Baseball 3, 4; Sciemus Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Athletic Club 3, 4. Florence Pivarnik — Soccer 1, 2; Volleyball 1, 2; May Festival 1; Christmas Pageant 1, 2; Footlight Masqueraders 3; Light Opera 1; Cantata 2; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4. Patricia Pool — Soccer 1; Archery 1, 2; Basketball 1, 2: May Festival 1, 2, 4; Christmas Pageant 2; Valenian. Literary Editor 4; Home Economics Club 1, 2; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4, secretary 3, vice-pres- ident 4; Latin Club 3. Valeria Price — Soccer 1, 2, 3: Noonday League 1, 2, 3: Volleyball 2, 3, 4: Basketball 1, 3, 4; Baseball 3, 4; Tumbling 3; May Festival 1, 2; Christmas Pageant 1, 2: Light Opera 1; Cantata 2: Glee Club 1, 2, 3: Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4; G. A, A. 3, 4; Foot- Hght Masqueraders 4. Harriett Rex — Archery 2, 3, 4; Volleyball 2; Base- ball 1; Tumbling 1: May Festival 1, 2, 3, 4; Christ- mas Pageant 1, 2; Light Opera 1, 3, 4; Cantata 2; Valpost 4; Valenian. Snap Shot Editor 4; Girl Re- serves 1, 2, 3, 4, president 3; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, vice-president 4; Double Quartette 2, 3; Footlight Masqueraders 4, vice- president 4; A Cappella Choir 3, 4. Glen Reynolds — Noonday League 4; Tumbling 1, 2, 3, 4: Light Opera 3, 4: Tumbhng Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, Robert Rhoda — Football varsity 2, 3, 4, reserve 1; Basketball varsity 3, 4, reserve 1, 2; Baseball 2, 3, 4; Track 1; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Athletic Club 1, 2, 3, 4. 19 Wilson Rivadeneira — Calumet High School, Chicago, Illinois 1; Noon- day League 2, 3: Tumbling 2, 3, vice-president 3; May Festival 3. Lorraine Salberg-— Soccer 1, 2, 3: Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Ba.seball 1 2: Tumbling 1: May Festival 1, 2; Christmas Pageant 1; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Herbert Schneider— Light Opera 1, 3; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Sciemus Club 3, 4; A Cappella Clioir 4; Hi-Y 4. Helen Schulz— Soccer 1, 2; Noonday League 1, 2, 3, 4; Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Tumbling 1; May Festival 1, 2; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Wilson JJnarlenen i Herbert Sc-lineuki b(irr;iiiii ' tSallter;; ilck ' ii Si-hiilz Florence Shepard — May Festival 1; Girl Re- serves 1; German Club 2, 3; Commercial Club 4; Footlight Masqueradei ' s 4. I ' loreiu ' e Shriiai ' d M.-ivviiaiK ' tte Sinitli Lee Holtz ( ' ariit ' Sliujie i ' i(4i;ir(l Siuitli liuhy Speacei " (■UarU ' S Skiniiev Wilma Sdloniaii Charles Spittal Carrie Shupe — Soccer 1, 2, 3, 4; Archery 4; Vol- leyball 2, 3, 4; Basketball 2, 3, 4; Playday 4; Base- ball 1, 2, 3, 4; Tennrs 1; Track 1, 2, 4; Tumbling 2. 3, 4; May Festival 1, 2, 3, 4; Christmas Pageant 2; Light Opera 1, 3: Cantata 2; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, scrapbook manager 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3. Charles Skinner — Basketball varsity 3, 4, reserve 1, 2; Noonday League 1. 2, 3, 4: Light Opera 1; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Athletic Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2. Marvannette Smith — Soccer 3, 4: Archery 3, 4; Vol- leyball 1, 2, 3. 4; Basketball 1, 2, 4; Tum- bhng 1; May Festival 1, 2; Girl Reserves 1, 4; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Home Economics Club 3. Richard Smith — Noonday League 1, 2, 3; Stamp Club 1, 2; German Club 3, 4. Wilma Soloman — Bedford High School, Bedford, Indiana 1, 2; Girl Reserves 3, 4. Lee Soltz— Football varsity 2, 3, 4; Track 2, 3, 4; Athletic Club 4; Hi-Y 4. Ruby Spencer — Soccer 1, 2, 3, 4; Archery 3, 4: Noonday League 3, 4; Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basket- ball 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1. 2, 3, 4; May Festival 1, 2; Christmas Pageant 1, 2; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4. Charles Spittal— Tilden Tech, Chicago, Illinois 1. 2: Football varsity 4, reserve 3; Baseball 3; Noon- day League 3, 4; Athletic Club 3, 4. 20 Alex Stachon- Club 4. -Wheatfield High School. Wheatfield, Indiana 2, 3; Stamp Rozella Stafford — Wheeler High School. Wheeler, Indiana 1; Christ- mas Pageant 2; Light Opera 4; Glee Club 2. 3. 4; German Club 2, 3. Betty Stanton — Soccer 1, 2. 3. 4; Archery 3: Noonday League 2, 3, 4; Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 2. 3, 4; Playday 4: Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; May Festival 1, 3; Valpost 4: G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4, secretary 4. Robert Stoltz— Orchestra 1, 2: Glee Club 1. Alex Stachou Betty Stanton Eozella Stafi ' oi ' d Eobei ' t Stoltz Aileen Stoner Charles Suesse Doris Terns John Stoner Robert Swift Floyd Tight Aileen Stoner — Soccer 2. 3; Noonday League 1, Eleanor Story 2; Volleyball 2, 3. 4; Basketball 2. 3. 4: Baseball 2; Janet Take ' May Festival 3: Girl Reserves 1. 2, 3. 4; G. A. A. Jane Varner 2, 3, 4; Footlight Masqueraders 4. i iiii John Stoner — Football reserve 1 : Basketball var- sity 3, 4, reserve 1, 2; Noonday League 1, 2, 3, 4; Golf 2, 3, 4; Track 1; Christmas Pageant 1; Light Opera 1; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Athletic Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2 Eleanor Storv—Soccer 1, 2: Volleyball 1, 2: Bas- ketball 1, 2: Baseball 2: May Festival 1, 2; Christ- mas Pageant 1, 2: ValjMst 4; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4: G. A. A. 2, 3; Footlight Masqueraders 4. Charles Suesse — Football reserve 1, 2, 3, 4; Basket- ball reserve 2: Noonday League 1, 3: Orchestra 4. vice-president 4; Band 3. 4; Light Opera 3, 4; Hi-Y 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 3, 4; Athletic Club 1, 2, 3. Robert Swift — Noonday League 3, 4; Commercial Club 1. 2; German Club 3, 4; Track 2. Janet Take — Not graduating. Doris Terns — Holly High School, Holly, Michigan 1; Miami Edison High School, Miami, Florida 2: Northern High School, Detroit, Michigan 2, 3; Girl Reserves 4; Home Economics Club 1, 4: G. A. A. 4; Soccer 1; Glee Club 1, 4. Floyd Tight — Noonday League 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1 ; Commercial Club 2, 3, 4. Jane Varner— Soccer 1. 2. 3, 4; Archery 3, 4; Noon- day League 1, 2, 3, 4; Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basket- ball 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 3, 4; Tennis 1; Track 2; Tumbling 1. 2. 3, 4: May Festival 1, 2: Christmas Pageant 2; Light Opera 1; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Girl Reserves 2, 3 4, treasurer 4; Home Economics Club 1, 2; Glee Club 1. 21 Ruth Wark Mildred Warner Marjorie Warner Robert Weiss Ruth Wark— Soccer 1. 2, 3. 4; Volleyball 1, 2. 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Playday 1, 4; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Tennis 1; Track 2; Tumbling 2: May Festival 1; Christmas Pageant 2; Valpost 4; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, treasurer 3, secretary 4: Footlight Masqueraders 4. Marjorie Warner — Soccer 1, 2. 3, 4; Archery 2, 3, 4: Noonday League 1, 2, 3, 4; Volleyball 1, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Track 1, 2; Tumbling 1, 3; May Festival 1, 2, 3: Christmas Pageant 1, 2: 4: Valeuian, Business Manager 4; Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4, president 2, treasurer 3; G. A. A. 1. 2. 3. 4. baseball chairman 3, soccer chairman 4: Latin Club 3; Commercial Club 4, secretary 4. Miltlred Warner — Soccer 1, 2, 3, 4; Archery 2: Volleyball 1, 2 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Playday 3: Baseball 2, 3, 4; Track 2, 4; Tumbling 1. 2, 4: May Festival 2, 4; Christmas Pageant 1, 2; Light Opera 1, 3, 4: Cantata 2; Valeniar.. Girls " Sports Editor 4; A Cappella Choir 4; G. A. A. 1. 2, 3, 4. miscellaneous sports chairman 4; Girl Reserves 2, 3, 4, pro- gram chairman 3; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, 4, secretary 4; Footlight Mas- queraders 4. Robert Weiss — Football reserve 1: Baseball 2, 3; Hi-Y 2. 3, secretary 3; Sciemus Club 1, 2, 3; Stamp Club 1; Latin Club 2. Guy Wellman — Football varsity 3. 4, reserve 2; Basketball varsity 3, 4, reserve 2; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Noonday League 1; Hi-Y 3, 4; Athletic Club 1, 2, 3, 4. Rosemary Wertman — Soccer 1, 2, 3, 4; Noonday League 1. 2; Volleyball 1, 2. 3. 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4; Baseball 1, 2. 3, 4: Tumbling 1, 2; May Festival 1. 2, 3, 4; Light Opera 1: G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Girl Reserves 3, 4; Glee Club 1. 2. 3; Commercial Club 4. Anne Wharton — Soccer 1 2. 3, 4: Noonday League 3. 4; Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball L 2, 3, 4: Playday 3; Baseball 1, 4: Track 1; May Festival 1, 3; Light Opera 1, 3; Cantata 2: Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4, program chairman 2; Glee Club 1, 2, 3, secretary 3; A Cappella Choir 3, 4; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, equipment manager 3, basketball chairman 4, David Williams — Christmas Pageant 2: Light Opera 1; Valenian, Editor-m-Chief 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3; Hi-Y 4; Debate Club 2: Sciemus Club 1, 2, 3, 4, secretary-treasurer 2. president 3; Vice-president Junior Academy of Science 3, president 4. Nena Winder— Soccer 1, 2, 3, 4; Archery 1. 2, 3, 4; Noonday League 1, 2, 3, 4: Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basketball 1, 2, 3, 4: Plnyday 2, 3, 4; Tumbling 1; May Festival 1, 3: Valpost 4: Girl Reserves 1; Home Economics Club 1, 2, 3, 4, president 4; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4, volleyball chairman 3, president 4. William Windle — Football varsity 2, 3, 4, reserve 1; Basketball varsity 3, 4, reserve 1, 2; Valpost 4; Athletic Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Commercial Club 4. Robert Zeller— Band 1, 2, 3. 4; Hi-Y 3, 4. Betty Jean Ziegel — Soccer 1, 2, 3, 4; Archery 4; Noonday League 3, 4; Volleyball 1, 2, 3, 4; Basket- ball 1, 2, 3, 4; Playday 4; Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4; Tennis 1: May Festival 1; Light Opera 1: Cantata 2; Girl Reserves 1, 3; G. A. A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 1, 2, 3. Donald Zulich — Noonday League 3, 4: Tumbling 3, 4; Stamp Club 1, 2; tumbling Club 3, 4. Guy Wclhiiiin David Williams Roliert Zeller Rosemary Wertman Xeua Winder I ' .etty Jean Ziegel Anne Wharton William Windle I ' onald Zulifdi 22 • School Develops Individuality • Oscar Allanson — Professor Beicare. eccentric chemist who dates Harriett between atoms and molecules and also dabbles in radio. Claire Allett — Gone with the Wind, petite, flirtatious blonde who rushes from hither to yon in rapid motion. Jerry Barciis — So Great a Man, learned man of the soil, who displays great knowledge in the social studies. Corrine Barkley — Song of the Lark, the sweet-voiced shadow of Claire, shy but likes her fun. Blanche Belaschky — Importance oj hiving, a healthy outdoor girl with honey-blonde hair, who excels in sports. Robert Benton — .4m the Fox. a handsome blonde-haired rascal who continually beats Alan in the game of golf. Iva IVIae Berkey — Lady Be Good, an exuberant G. A. A. member who loses no time in making friends. Bennett Berlin — Roughing It, a member of the " Flint Lake Gang " who is admiral of a great fleet (rowboats). Paul Blggart — Laughing Boy, a shy. bashful blonde who is a veritable Robert Wadlow in the making. Robert Book — Long Way Home, a faithful stand-by of IVTiss Welty who satisfies the " sweet tooths " of the school. Bernard Brady — On Top uj the World, a tall, adventurous gentleman who enjoys " cutting up " both in and out of school. Dale Braun — Gentleman from Indiana, a modest youth who likes to stand on the corner and flirt witli the girls that go by. Robert Brindle — Beloved Vagabond, a narrator of tall tales who deceives with such conviction that he often believes himself. James Brobeck — Hoosie?- Sclioolboy, also a Hoosier " sod-buster " who really takes his studies seriously. Charles Burt — Freckles, his sophistication is hidden behind the innocent face of a cherub. Jeanne Campbell — My IauUj of the South, a captivating, scintillating gal of southern airs of late acquisition. John Campbell — Story of a Bad Boy. a mischievous individual who does his best to keep an ancient Ford from falling apart. Dorothy Cheney — Man-Proof, a sober maiden who refuses to get angry, excited, or hurried. Pauline Cody — Vanity Fair, an attractive, coquettish maid, whose fortune lies in an engaging smile. Roger Courtney — Labor on the March, a courier of mischief who never attempts to exert any pliysical action if it can be prevented. Phyllis Dawson — Mofce Believe, a creator of matrimonial rumors who definitely will enlighten us some day. Curt Dye — Amateur Gentleman, a " fiatfoot floogie " enthusiast whose affections dance around as lightly as his feet. Edith Erea — It ' s a Great World, a dynamic leader of V. H. S. cheer who literally gushes pep and vitality. •William Elger — Clever Bill, a diminutive, bespectacled scientist who periodically asphyxiates himself in his basement lab. Harold Fabing — Years Are So Long, a curly-headed prankster who dwells in masculine solitude in shorthand class. Peggy French — Here Today, Gone To-morrow, a cute midget who drives a roaring Ford and wliips a stringed bass into submission. Helen Garrison — Jungle Girl, an easy going blonde who is loose- jointed in jaws and joints. Margie Gilliland — Let X Equal Margie, the essence of amiability who might avail herself of " pop ' s " position. IVTarjorie Hamilton — Love Comes Again Later, a curly-headed conservative lass who is always in the throes of a " crush. " Roy Harlow — Dr. Jeckell and Mr. Hyde, a small musical package who gives forth surprises and " wisecracks " pleasant or otherwise. Nick Harris — Nicodeinus and His New Shoes, a modest retiring king of the Royal keyboard. Richard Hazelton — Arouse and Beioare, a huge, rotund operator of a dilapidated Ford of rather ancient vintage. William Henderson — Lost Endeai or, a past master of ths " sax " who sleeps very capably with both eyes open. Harold Henson — Winning Out, a val ' ant Viking who stars in the major sports, adding victory to victory. Wilma Herring — Tropic Fever, a quiet, unobtrusive maid whose short bursts of temper are hidden by her flashing smile. Jean Hippensteel — Her Majesty the Queen, an efficient organizer of the Valpost — and the hairs on her head. IMargaret Horner — Fair as the Moon, a gay-minded devotee of joyous happenings who can be very serious when need be. Julia Huball — Geiitle Julia, a loyal ice cream vendor who hoards wrappers to get penknives for little brother. Eileen Hurley — Merry Lips, an athletic home-lover whose irrepressible giggle is brought forth by anything and everything. Jeanette Inman — Mistress Madcap, a demure father ' s helper who quietly but efficiently goes about her busi- ness. Betty Keck — A Call to Arms, a cute, dark-haired doll who drawls out baby talk with pleasing conviction. 23 • Books Disclose Characteristics o Charles Kern — Little Minister, a walking dictionary to both prince and proletarian who seeks recognition in the field of medicine. Howard King — Lost King, timid and shy in school but far from it after four o ' clock. Harry Klein — Road to Nowhere, an aeronautical bug whose first name is very appropriately suited to his ap- pearance. Dorothy Kliismeyer — Innocent Bystander, a dependable preserver of domesticity who is very soft-spoken, and yet, full of merriment. Dale Kohler — Be Yonr Age, a tall, dark, and handsoinewhirlwind of frivolities who enjoys life and work. Robert Kraft — Yours to Venture, an industrious lad wlro is active in science and who has been bitten by the model bug. Katherine Kroetz — Portrait of a Lady, a sophisticated dynamo of artistic talent who is in stiff competition with Dame Faslrion. Robert Labrecque — Old Man Tut, a dark, dashing young man who conceals his real humor behind a mask of solemnity. Rosemary Labrecque — Little French Girl, a jolly, rotund, effervescing aide-de-ca7np to Miss Welty and who bounces from hither to yon. Russell Lain — Man. Bread, and Destiny, a curly-headed individual who struggles with his lessons and also his brother. Dorothv Large — Storm Girl, a dark, exotic charmer of masculine hearts who follows the dictates of fashion to a " T " . Doris Lawrence — Footlights Afloat, a dramatic star who adheres to the deliverance of verbal compositions to the extent of vanquishing all competitors. Frank Leachman — Behave Yourself, a 63-inch dynamic redhead who has as many interests and friends as freckles. Alan Lippman — Gold Magic, a black-haired, rosy-cheeked jitterbug who is headed for the world of finance. IVIarilynn Lowe — South Wind of Love, a quiet-appearing girl with a gleam of mischief in her eyes which, when called forth, bubbles over. Warren Liitz — Memory of Youth, a well-groomed, well-meaning, well-liked president of the well-known Hi-Y. Jean MacDonald — Drums, a devoted adherent of musical as well as literary compositions who displays little emotion. Ray Marrell — Conquest of Culture, a suave blonde, tall and handsome, who is gifted with a charming person- ality. Annadel Maxwell — Pollyanna, an enthusiastic ping-pong player who has an impeccable blonde coiffure. Jack Meade — Lm a Stranger Myself, a really good-looking red-head whose biggest asset is his sparkling eyes. Nedra Mills — Under Twenty, a small brunette v ho is merry and full of smiles for everyone. Douglas Moe — Dog at His Heels, a tall baton-twirler who also shoots and toots a camera and horn with equal distijiction. John Moench — Unflinching, a quiet lad who seriously studies and excels in drafting. Jack Niksch — Barbarian Lover, a huge football hero who makes short work of all supposedly tough opponents. Betty Nolan — A Girl of Dublin, a black-haired, sparkly-eyed colleen who recites poems with no point and jokes witli less. Eunice Orsburne — Sugar and Spice, a miniature portrait of a lady who is the proud owner of a peaches-and- cream complexion. June Pearson — Little Lainb, a shy, inconspicuous person who had the courage to take physics among all the boys. Robert Peters — Retreat from Reason, a mischievous lad who ineffectively tries to crash through feminine hearts. Norman Pierce — Good Tiines, an excellent hurler of baseballs wlio innocently admires V. H. S. beauties but does nothing to show it. Lloyd Pinkerton — Tarzan, a tall, husky giant who rivals Bob Brindle in his tall tale telling. Florence Pivarnik — Petticoat Vagabond, a short pleasingly plump blonde who dotes on dramatics and dates. Patricia Pool — I Can Get It for You Wholesale, a high-rating scholar whose spirit is as fiery as her hair. Valeria Price — On Borrowed Time, a future stenographer who will never need a ladder to reach the top shelves. Harriett Rex — Re.v, the Devil Horse, a nimble-witted, whimsical humorist who is a great admirer of the arts. Glen Reynolds — Red Rust, a slow methodical thinking person whose hair is as rusty as his Model T. Ford. Robert Rhoda — of the Vikings, a popular star who has mastered football, basketball, baseball, and the con- quest of feinininity. 24 Seniors as Seen by Seniors Wilson Rivadeneira — Puddnt ' Head Wilson, a tall slim copper-headed humorist who hides his real artistic tal- ent behind a blank expression. Lorraine Salberg — Charming Sally, a steadfast " big sister " who is loyal to filial duty and to a good disposition. Herbert Schneider — Whirhvind, a mechanical-minded greaseball who prefers auto mechanics to women and school. Helen Schulz — Beloved Friend, a quiet reserved girl who surprises everyone with her rare moments of mirth. Florence Shepard — Lire Alone and Like It, an unobtrusive sober conservative who never does anything to create enemies. Carrie Shupe — Mountain Girl, a dependable dark-haired southern lass who still retains a suggestion of an accent. Charles Skinner — Daddy Long Legs, a tall lanky, but muscular basketball center who repairs tires as well as he plays ball. Maryannette Smith — Lovely Mary, a coy flaxen-haired sports addict who can ' t see the boys for dust. Richard Smith — Sleep in Peace, a quiet lad who takes nothing very seriously, his schoolwork being no ex- ception. Wilma Soloman — Great E.rpectations, a good-looking newcomer who brought a marvelous complexion with her. Lee Soltz — Son of Battle, a tall blonde Viking who smashes feminine hearts as easily as the opposing line. Ruby Spencer — Behind the Mask, a plump blonde who belies her size by being very agile in sports. Charles Spittal — Kid Galahad, a rather short, smiling, good-humored individual who gets the most out of a noisy Ford. Alex Staehon — Beloved Stranger, another one of our many tall V. H. S. males who creates neat racing cars from junky " T ' s " . Rozella Stafford — Honor Girl, a meek modest well-mannered student who hates to walk home. Betty Stanton — This Proud Heart, a demure adherent to athletics who goes through life tripping the light fantastic. Robert Stoltz — Sleeving Beanty, a shining bushy-headed specimen of sleepmg pulchritude who never fails to awaken at 12:30 P. M. Aileen Stoner — Encore for Love, an ebony-haired coquette who takes advantage of her residence on the hill. John Stoner — The Perfect Specimen, a basketball player who is almost if not quite, another Adonis. Eleanor Story — Wildcat, an excitable, flirtatious brunette who is well woi ' thy of her nickname, " Scratchy. " Charles Suesse — Always To-morrow, a band member who will never get gray hairs from hurrying or worrying. Robert Swift — Free Lance, a quiet appearing boy who can be as noisy as the rest of us and whose wave is the envy of his classmates. Doris Terns — Promises Men Live By, a traveling school girl who has many clothes and has attended almost as many schools. Floyd Tight — Call of the Wild, a country boy who came to the city apparently leaving his enthusiasms on the farm. Jane Varner — Age of Innocence, a shy demure typing shark who never gets lost in a sea of errors. Ruth Wark — Baby Epicure, the living example of blonde pulchritude who is not as fragile as she looks. Marjorie Warner — Calm Yourself, an absent-minded cyclone who uses too much action to do too little. Mildred Warner — Nimble Legs, a good scholar whose mouth and feet are always in motion. Robert Weiss — Tyranny of Words, a high-rating scholar who uses a camera and big words to a good advantage. Guy Wellman — The Score Is Tied, a smiling catcher of footballs, basketballs, baseballs, and admiring glances. Rosemary Wertman — Turmoil, a boisterous, joyous, likable soccer player who never lets the ball go through. Anne Wharton — Lively Lady, an athletic songstress who keeps her grades up and her temper down. David Williams — Wizard of Oz, a " slip stick " artist who burdens his mind with aeronautical calculations and drawing problems. Nena Winder — With Malice Toward None, an athletic aviatrix who is an active club woman and a good sport. Bill Windle — Wee Willie Winkie, a football player who has the ability to earn the filthy lucre. Robert Zeller — Little Caesar, an enthusiastic Hi-Y member who does great work in band and other organizations. Betty Jean Zeigel — Iron Woinan, a man-hater and money collector who has a love for embarrassing moments. Donald Zulich — Rip Van Winkle, a joyful, cheer-full, tumbling wrecker of any vehicle on wheels. 25 Final Stages Class Motto — Sum Americanus Class Colors — Royal Blue and Gold Class Flower — Red Rose ® SENIORS ALL • • • Upper left corn- er, Corinne behind the candy counter — Dave gives us a grin — Harriett, the snap editor — below, two " ferns " quench their thirsts — Bill gives us a big smile but Curt threatens us Senior Class Officers Robert Rhoda — President Bill Windle — Vice-president Frank Leachman — Secretary -Treasurer with a snowball — trio — Eileen is eating as usual — Marge combines eating with studying — is this Oscar? — three staunch " Hi-Y ' ers " — sophisticated Kate goes for a stroll — Betty seems to have a sense of balance — studious Bob — the I ' alciiiau workers work — Millie isn ' t really studying — Bob ' s over the line but hanging — three late arrivals — beautiful drummer — faithful bas- keteers — who wouldn ' t yell, with these two for yell leaders? Seniors as We See Them ■ T " - Junior Officers Lawrence Dahl President Gladys Makovsky Secretary -Treasurer JUNIOR GIRLS Bottom: Nancy Whipple. Dorothy Ragsdale. Sarah Derman, Joanne Krysa, Catherine Becker. Martha Crisman, Gladys Makovsky. Margaret Marquardt, Vivian McCann. Glaydis Basinger, Anna Mae Soliday, Rosemary Malloy, Eileeii Sterbenz, Nancy Howard. Eleanor Dalke. Alice Davis. Bonnie Beach, Jean Stinchfield. Ann Walsh, Madge Anderson, Marjone Broviak, Violet Hill. Delia Kline. Mary Helen Shaw. Eleanor Nolen, Rosemary Bradney. Shirley Lane, Ruth Billerbeck. Betty Griswold. Jean Cochran. Mary Frances Myers, Evelyn Dalke, Patricia Clay. Irene Tilton, Molly McGill. Beatrice Mann. Rosalie Edwards, Frances Semento. Dorothy Rickman, Lola Ponton, Eileen Alyea, Martha Schell- inger. Maxine Bell. Virginia Sherrick. Phyllis Peters, Doris Fry. Geraldine Bryant, Kathryn Field, Evelyn Anderson, Virginia Anderson, Flossie Gates. Ardis Otis. Marian Helmick. Ramona Goin. Virginia Phillips, Rose Swift. Marcele Arndt, Maxine Thune, Coralou Zimmerman. JUNIOR BOYS Bottom: Glenn Owens, Arthur Kilmer. Francis Miskimins. Donald Nielsen, James Smith, Roliert Sievers, Warren Mounce, William Snook. Lawrence Sudakov, William Thiel, Harold Masterson. Delmar Fisher. Lawrence Dahl. Dale Gott. Robert Brown, Steve Kriston, Harry Large, Robert Stoner, Milton Barkley, Norman Danislson, Thomas Cargo, Vere Shook, James Runnion, Sterling Fry, Robert Laughery. Byron Ferguson, Robert Torbeson. Richard Zimmerman. Roger Mead, Ellis Swisher. Donald Wilson. Edwin Mendel. Virgil Stipp, Robert Brj ' arly. Robert Giatton. Walter Kline. Vernon Kraft. James Conrick. William Beilin. Paul Goodrich. Leroy Cole, Jr.. Robert Smith. Maurice Greene, Roy Dittman, Robert Johnson. Herbert Mendel. Gregg Johnson. Buford Hoover, Tom Benton, James Scott, Joe Awkerman. William Crockett. Edward Skinner, Paul Christopher. Clyde Harville. Robert Packman. Raymond Phillips. Charles Beckwith. Charles Clifford, Harvey Varner. William Dougall. Robert Gold, Ralph Lane, Gilbert Gregory, William Ramey. Harlan Eckley, Herbert Weichert, Arthur Proffitt. • ONE MORE YEAR • • • The juniors, feeling very su- perior and confident, organized their class under the guidance and sponsorship of Miss Vera L. Seib. The class officers elected for the year of ' 39 were Lawrence Dahl and Gladys Makovsky as president and secretary-treasurer respectively. Also, in this election, they chose Dorothy Ragsdale as editor- in-chief ,and Robert Sievers as business manager of the J ' alcuiaii of 1940. With a membership of 130, the students have proved competent to carry on for the outgoing seniors. Many have been outstanding in extra-curricular and curricular activities as well. A few may be mentioned as to prominence. Gerald- ine Bryant held those honor points at fifteen while Beatrice Mann was also high scoring in the scholastic field; in music Robert Gratton and Gladys Makosvky were noteworthy; ath- letics offered Harvey Varner, Charles Clifford, and Lawrence Dahl; and James Smith was active in the Hi-Y. 27 Row 1 Row 2 Row 3 Row 4 Row 5 SOPHOMORE GIRLS Bottom: Julia Tuthill, Helen Butterfield. Madeline Falls. Evelyn Tomlinson. Beineice Eick, Florelle Luedtke. Shirley Hibbels. Catherine Spencer. Helen Bliss. Mary Thiesen. Marillynn Heap, Mary Ellis, Elizabeth Foxworthy, Rosemary Koch, Helen Miller. Lcnore O ' Donnell. Vivian Parry, Bonnie Sauter. Helen Clark, Gloria Bagdon. Arlene Benson, Ernia Jean Buckles. Marie Morthland. Marilyn Edelman, Hilde Buck. Carolyn Lindsey. Jeanelte Woycik, Marjorie Petralias, Josephine Mayer. Rita Schoof, Avirelia Tucinski, Betty Varner. Lorna Owens, Rosemary Claussen. Ruth Barkley. Helen Kenyon. Frances White, Norma Story, Patricia Wolf. Janet Shauer, Bertha Swanson. Shirley Goble, Karyll Mae Kluender. Hazel Leon. Ada Kilmer. Lu Jane Wertman, Elaine Magid, Betty Lucid. Eva Brown, Jean Deckro, Deltha Johnston- Isabel Fabing. Patricia Diuilap. Marguerette Goodrich, Gloria Nogard. Ruth Cotterman, Margaret Snow, Margaret McGillicuddy, Eileen Larcom. Mary Green, Marion Scoville. Gloria Boule. Dorothy Mockler, Barbara Dick. Marguerite Snyder, Mary Frances Bloeman, Louise Ahlgrim. Barbara Martin. SOPHOMORE BOYS Row 1 Bottom: Harold Corsbie. Wayne Farnnsiton. John Borum, Charles Barber. Gunter Pintzke, Charles Fades, Eugene Hart. Donald Campbell, James Leffler, Bennie Howard, Wendell Waskom. Jack Brownbridge. Jack Kuhn, Charles Sink, Byron Smith, Roy Williamson. Row 2 Donald Hardesty. William Murphy, Charles Harmon. Donald Burch. John Cleveland. Frank Slagle, William Bowman, DeForrest Ailes, John Hoyt. Arthur Nolan, Richard Church, William Porter, Robert Gregory. James Wright. Paul Or wig. Carrol Wilgus. Robert Koselke. Row 3 Stanley Sterbenz. Delmar LaCoLint. Richard Marrell. Robert McKay, Kenneth Urschel, Charles Coyer, William Hollandsworth, William Take, Robert King. Richard Moltz, Warren Hoover, Donald Hamilton. George Adams, William Graves. Row 4 Raymond Wickizer, Kenneth Conrick. Martin Miller. Wesley Barrier, Robert Rutter, Philip Jonas, Robert Johnson, Frederick Miller, Oscar Shepard, Roy Shinabarger. James Howard. Robert Bagdon. Waller Molmdcr. James Griffith. ® STILL MALLEABLE • • • Although unorganized, this class is only too glad to be sophomores, as they know well the hardships and tribulations of the freshman. They have been friendly and salutary to those unfamiliar and inexperienced with the school and its activities. Composed of 150 students, this group has made remarkable advancement in every phase of school life. Many rated high as to scholastic endeavor and not a few received scholastic awards. The band and orchestra includes several sophomores; likewise the a cappella choir and the two glee clubs. This class was also very active in other school clubs and organizations. Those interested and outstanding in the various fields of activity are to be commend- ed. Walter Molinder and Gene Hart contributed their share in athletics; Carolyn Lindsey and Rosemary Koch were superior in their studies; Janet Shauer attained honors in the glee club and a cappella choir; and Stanley Slerbenz and Deltha Johnston were active in the band. For a class unsponsored and one which holds no social functions, this group is well able to carry on as upperclassmen and to be successful in all that it undertakes. 28 FRESHMAN BOYS Bottom: Sherman Cotterman. Robert Olfest, Howard Fetterer. Thomas Auck, Jack Dougal, Clyde McCann, Mark Cadwell. Edward Fetla. Donald Bozarth, Joe Bibler, Wilham Kern. William Thorne, Francis Bryant, August Raelson. Wayne Tucker. William Malony. Robert Sawtell, Charles Younce, James Clifford. John Griffin, Ralph Sundin. John Campbell. Winslow Jones. Robert Lister. Paul Trapp, John Frederick, Donald Clark. Theodore Falls, Kennetli Prentiss, Jack Berlin, Lester Farrington. Melvin Sheets, Joe Thune, Thomas Nolan. Walter Woycik. Richard Walsh. Frank Fillwock. Ralph Doelling, Harry Smith, Clayton Fetterer, Donald Mills, Vernon Detlef. Charles Black, CairoU Church. Russell Shinabarger, Thomas Bo ' arly. Richard Henderson, Deward Gio -anetto. Max Beier. Duncan Garrison. Edgar Dost, Burl Maxwell, " Wayne O ' Barr. Jack Dean, Bert Farnum, Robert Beeler, Junior Baker. John Judge, Milton Falls. John Daly, John DeCoster, Adrian Nichols. Frank Bogan, James Bigelow. Claude Biggs, Bill Pivarnik, Bob Gray, Allan Wheeler. James Soliday, Robert Stendahl, Maynard Niequist. Ernest Schramm. FRESHMAN GIRLS Bottom: Betty Lou Shinabarger, Betty Peters. Louise Swisher. Lou Jean Kluender, Florence Shinabarger, Marjorie Mead. Stella Mathews, Gene Beckwith. Elizabeth Nooan. Phyllis Crisman, Mary Jane Stoltz. Florence A ' Neals, Bernice Rumbaugh. Martha Wharton, Jean Mcllvain. Bertha Mae Wittenberg, Lois Dalke. Deris Dittman, Elnora Hill, Mabel Brown. Mary Forbes, Jacqueline Dispennett. Betty Bell. Anna Mahoney. Mary Martinal. Beverly Anderson. Rosemai-y Fulton. Eleanor Hiltpold, Marilyn Edwards. Norma Whitehead. Delores Whitcomb. Alice Clark. Maijorie Cornell, Shirley Jensen. Marvel Jean Brown., Rachel Snook, Lillian Malhews. Marguerite Pinkerton, Miriam Brown, Doris Lain. Mary Jane Bucher. Kathleen Witner. Ann Underwood, Mary Helen Breen. Helen Irwin, Lorraine Burns. Sina Church. Joan Whipple, Helen Combis. Marian Crosby. Madelon Fabing. Cornelia Powell. Lavergne Niequist, Peggy Tooie, Lillian Wilson, Lois Ludington. Maxine Jante, Phyllis Greene. Viola Mounce. Betty Rosenbaum. Marjorie Hoist, Marylou Peck. Frances Erea, Jeanne Claudon. Joan Horn. Barbara Slingerland. Jean Haley. Kathleen Nolan. Flora Edith Cox. Virginia Paul. Betty Lou Claudon Evelyn Pearson, Jeanette Schulz, Gladys Iden. Irmgard Hendrich. 1939 FRESHMEN Dorothy Emery, rginia Makovsky, Row 1 Bottom: Helen Miller, Bi-yce Billings, Lorraine Lindberg, William Conover. Marshall Handshy. Willard Wellman, Thomas Johnston. Violet Ludington. Vii Christian Meyers. Row 2 Mary Helen Wark, Betty Bratton. Barbara Niksch. Elaine Owens. Kenneth Pierce. Eugene Sanders, Kenneth Shupe, Harold Harmon. Robert Wilson. Alvin Barber, Robert Suesse, Virgis Mathias, Dixie Collingsworth. Row 3 Vance Buirus. Ralston Berrier. James Briscoe. Herman Corsbie. Alice Elger, Donald Findling. Melvin Frederick, Paul Hitesnian, Marilyn Lambert. William Lloyd, Jeannette McKim, Marcile Mead. 29 • INFORMAL SNAPS • • • Songstress Gloria Nogard enjoys the winter sunshine . . . Underclassmen eye Mr. Jessee with his beautiful bouquet of flowers . . . Glaydis Basinger making what we hope is music as she plays seriously on her trumpet ... A mixture of boys and bicycles as seen from above . . . " Skeets " Hoover hides behind Lenore O ' Donnell ' s temporary pose of sophistication ... A welcome sight to those who live a long way from school . . . What could they be so earnestly thinking about . . . One of the units of our marching band practices on his trombone . . . Richard Zimmerman carefully melts a glass tube in chemistry laboratory while Virginia Anderson works painstakingly in the distance . . . Steve Kriston, a football hero, who plays in the line . . . Gladys Makovsky vocalizing outdoors so the birds may learn a lesson . . . All lined up to watch the world go by . . . " Kochie " studying to get grades better than the good ones she already gets . . . Irrepres- sible Lu Jane Wertman casts a come-hither look at some lucky student . . .Joan Whipple rolls her eyes at a passing gentleman, Curt Dye (see his shadow?) and waves at the camera . . . Eagerly (?) trooping back to the school building. Faces of Future Graduates School Life • CASTS CHISELED BY SCHOOL LIFE • • • .Is a sculptor iiiiist chisel oil lite cast lit zeliich the nialcrlal lins hccii placed, in order to rc ' c ' eal its final form, so does the school life briny to liijlii , in these yoiiiuj .Americans, the abilitx to lii ' c in haniKoiv leiih their felloze men. For this reason e ' ery student is iinjed to take adrantai e of extra-cur- ricular actiz ' ities. These clubs and or( aiii::;ations make for a better citizen. 31 • VALENIAN • • • The J ' alcnian is published each year by the senior class and is edited by a staff of seniors. This staff, consisting of nine mem- bers, is elected by the seniors themselves to carry out the work on the book. All of these, with the exception of the editor- in-chief and the business manager, are elected in their senior year. These two, elected in their junior year, serve as a])- prentices to the preceding staff. The members work a period or more a day under the supervision of Mrs. Foor, the journalism instructor and sponsor of the annual. In the fall, the staff is faced with the problem of determining the general theme, arrangement, and art work of the book. Once this is settled, representa- tives of competing engraving and cover companies and photographers are inter- viewed. A contract is given to the com- panies which seem best able to develop the general plan. After the contracts are drawn up, the work on the book really begins. Taking pictures, writing, typing, and proofread- ing are a few of the numerous duties of the staff members. Two days are set apart each fall taking group pictures and individual senior pictures. The staff aids in getting the groups together and later identifying the pictures. Because the pages of the ' alcniaii contain no advertising, the money for financing the book is raised in other ways. The seniors pay dues of twenty-five cents a month and main- tain a candy store in the school building. This store is cared for by the seniors themselves who volunteer their services. Candy and ice cream are also sold at football and basketball games, at tournaments and during the ten minute intermission every morning. VALENIAN STAFF Top Picture — David Williams. Editor-in-chief; Marjorie Warner, Business Manager; Patricia Pool, Literary Editor; Mrs. Emma R. Foor, Sponsor. Bottom Picture — Seated, Betty Nolan. Activities Editor; Mildred Warner, Athletic Editor; Katherine Kroetz, All Editor. Standing — Douglas Moe, Snap Shot Editor; Warren Lutz, Athletic Editor; Harriett Rex, Snap Shot Editor. National Scholastic •X ' altmial grliulaiitir JJrriiri Aiuuirialinii " " . ' ' nU-ninn _ ■ Jfirst ClflSB nor Ratiiis „, ,L E.fl„„:.,l, N.„; Y,.U.,.L C„„cJ S, . . W.i» ' S,U..,. P„., ,U..i.,,..; .,--. ih, U,„W.,Vv , (,■»„,„„„. B,r„„».r». ..fJ:.r,J,.,: Columbia Press Association First Class Honor Rating Certificates awarded by the National Scholastic Press As- sociation, and the Gold Medal awarded by the Columbia Press Association to the 1938 Valenian. 32 VALPOST STAFF Row 2 Marjone Warner, Jean H.ppensteel, Eleanor story. E.leen Hurley. Doris Lawre nee, Eunice Orsiiurne. Row 3 Dale Braun. Oscar Allanson, Nena Winder. Bi etty Stanton. Curt Dye. William Windle. Charles Kern. ® VALPOST • • • During the school year the [ ' ( OA- is edited by two different staffs, which are chosen from the advanced journahsm class. While the beginning class learns the fundamental principles of journalism and gains experience in writing news stories, editorials, and headlines, the advanced class applies the knowledge learned the previous semester. The appointments to the staff posts are made by Mrs. Foor, the journalism instructor and Fa! post sponsor. These appointments are based on the ability and aptness of the stu- dents in certain phases of the work as displayed in journalism I. The paper is financed by advertisements, which are solicited from local merchants by the fall staff, and by a subscription price of fifty cents. The spring staff finishes collect- ing the advertisements obtained by the previous staff. As a special feature this year, to enable the paper to put out more six-page issues, the journalism classes sold programs at the home football games. The programs were paid for by advertisements of town merchants, so that the classes profited by selling each pro- gram. This greatly aided the financial status of the paper. The bi-weekly publication consists of both four and six page issues depending on at- tendant circumstances. One week is spent mostly in finding and gathering the news together, writing it up, and composing suitable headlines. The second week is spent in proofreading, planning and projiaring the general lay-out, and distributing the papers. The young reporters are given definite news assignments by the faculty advisor and are greatly aided in this task by contributions from faculty members, the student body, and the first journalism class. First Class Honor Certificates awarded to the 1938 Valpost by the National Scholastic Press Association and the Quill and Scroll. National Scholastic iN ' atiniunl rhnkiiitir ilrriui Ainuinaltuii :■■» MI.A.MEKICAN . riK ntllK 1 .Nt.H Ki. Jfirst Class 5;oiior , tl 5 ,„ tl„ E,,l„„„l, N ,i..„.,l N,.-.i,.,i r C,m.J S.„i„ .,i,L N.„„.,.J S.LL.,. P ' ,: A I- iL V,«,.„.:,, „ Af,„„„„,.,. «,j,„,„„„ J J„„M„ ,l„, F.,., .;.,, ., Al.n, I1JS. Quill and Scroll vvUV ' » a„ Siniiiininj Surittij liirViiili Silimil Jiinni.ilisiii Valposf .ffit. ' il Pl,itr,Aui.iri1 r. U_4 , 33 ' 1 ' ' ! --i ' ' " COMMERCIAL CLUB Row 1 Bottom: Paul Christopher, Buford Hoover. Marjorie Warner, John Moench, Betty Keck. Curtis Dye, Miss Hudson sponsor, William Windle, Donald Burch, Ernest Schramm. Row 2 Kenneth Conrick, Donald Olson. Vivian McCann, Delia Klein. Violet Hill, Mary Helen Shaw. Janet Take, June Pearson, Florence Shepard, Dale Braun, Nick Harris. James Leffler. Row 3 Roger Courtney. Charles Eades, John Campbell, Rosemary Wertman, Nedra Mills, Marian Helmick, Ardis Otis, Dorothy Large, Bennett Berlin. James Broljeck, Jack Henry. HOME ECONOMICS CLUB Row 1 Bottom: Shirley Edwards, Nedra Mills, Mary Frances Myers, Eileen Hui ' ley, Margaiet Horner, Sarah Derman, Nena Winder, Miss Bartholomew — sponsor, Viola Mounce, Lois Ludington, Virginia Phillips, Arleiie Benson. Row 2 Miss Weems, Alice Clark. Coralou, Patricia Clay. Jeanne Campbell, Margaret Marquardt, Sina Church, Lorraine Burns. Ada Kilmer. Mary Frances Bloeman. Maxine Jante, Geraldine Bryant. Row 3 Molly McGill, Ruth Billerbeck. Mary Forbes, Julia Tuthill. Evelyn Tomlinson, Helen Bliss, Anna Mae Soliday, Marian Helmick, Louise Ahlgrim, Eva Brown, Dorothy Mockler. Row 4 Carolyn Lindsey. Rosemary Fulton, Shirley Jensen, Joanne Horn, Betty Noonan, Doris Terns. Madeline Falls, Elizabeth Foxworthy, Josephine Mayer, Beatrice Mann, Irene Tilton. COMMERCIAL CLUB • • • The Commercial Club, an organization of thirty-five members, helps the students who are interested in business and commerce. This year, the pro- grams consisted of a series of talks on the qualities necessary for vocations and professions. Local business and i)rofessional men were guest speakers. The social event of the year is the club banquet which is held in the spring, and to which all commercial students are invited. Everyone taking any of the commercial subjects offered in the high school may join this organization which is under the leadership of Miss Dessa Hudson. • HOME ECONOMICS CLUB • • • With the aid of Miss Bartholomew, the group of forty girls comprising the Home Economics Club try to live up to their motto, " We believe in minds that think, hearts that love, and hands that work. " ' Some of the activities that are held throughout the year are parties with the Laporte Home Economics Club, the sale of fruit cakes at Thanksgiving, bazaar, Christmas party, box social with some other club, and a Mothers ' Day Tea. One of the outstanding events of the second semester was the Val- entine party which was held in the high school library. Commercial Club Officers Miss Hudson, spo7isor Marjorie Warner, secretary Betty Keck, corr. secretary Curtis Dye, president John Moench, scrapbook mgr. William Windle, vice-president Home Economics Club Officers Nena Winder, president Molly McGill, vice-president Margaret Horner, secretary Irene Tilton, treasurer 34 LATIN CLUB Row 1 Bottom; Gregg Johnson, William Kern, Robert Johnson, Hazel Leon. Row 2 Mary Thiesen. Marillynn Heap, James Howard, Miss Stoner — sponsor. Row 3 Evelyn Daike, Rosemary Koch. Elizabeth Foxworthy, Gladys Iden, Marguerite Pinkerton. GERMAN CLUB Row 1 Bottom: Frederick Miller, Irmgard Hendricli, Vivian Parry, Marianne Graves, Mr. Koch — sponsor. Row 2 Florelle Luedtke, Charles Burt, Robert Koselke, Edward Skinner, Clyde HarvlUe. Row 3 William HoUandsworth. Robert Torbeson. Hilde Buck, Margaret Marquardt, Frank Leachman, Robert Swift. Latin Club Officers Miss Stoner, sponsor Robert Johnson, presiderit Elizabeth Foxworthy, v.-pres. Rosemary Koch, secretary-treas. German Club Officers Marianne Graves, president Edward Skinner, vice-president Hilde Buck, program chairman Dorothy Lang, secretary Margaret Marquardt, treasurer Mr. Koch, sponsor • LATIN CLUB • • • Although only in its second year, the Latin Club has established itself well as one of the school ' s two language clubs. The club was founded by Miss Stoner who now acts as sponsor. It is comprised of fourteen members who are Latin students and are especially interested in learning about Roman customs. During the year the mem- bers plan and carry out many projects. This year the club made a special study of Roman houses which were drawn and illustrated on the blackboard. They also made a Roman calendar and studied its origin. • GERMAN CLUB • • • The German Club is the older of the school ' s two language clubs. With Mr. Koch, the Ger- man instructor, as sponsor, it is comprised of eighteen mem- bers from the German classes. The aim of the club is to enable the German students to put their knowledge to a prac- tical use. The organization this year has been most fortunate in having a student, Hilde Buck, who recently visited Ger- many and who graciously related her experiences to the club. The club, for entertainment, each year has a Christmas party and instead of holding it in the school library, as in former years, it was held this year, at Millicoma Lodge, north of Valparaiso. 35 m Lippman, Robert Benton, Roy Heiiiert Mendel, Kenneth Urschel, Winslow Jones, Max Beier. Leroy STAMP CLUB Bottom; Mr. Reid — sponsor, Paul Trapp, Robert Gratton, Al, Diltman, Edwin Mendel. James Conrick, Virgil Stipp. Harold Corsbie, Jerome Barcus. Harlan Eckley, John Moench, Donald Campbell. Robert Stendahl, Francis Bryant, Bill Thorne, Vernon Detlef, Cole, Jr.. Charles Harmon, Roljert Mnsterson. SCIEMUS CLUB Bottom: John Borum, Paul Or wig, Charles Younce. Thomas Nolan, Charles Barljer, Rosemary Labrecque, June Pearson, Carolyii Lindsey. Peggy Fi-ench, Mr, Pauley sponsor, Bob McKay, Winslow Jones, Bennie Howard, Herlserl Schneider. Bob Gregory. Glenn Owens, Paul Biggart, Alan Lippman, Robert Smith, Kenneth Prentiss, Richard Ziminrrman, Jack Kuhn. Paul Goodrich, Robert Stotier, Roi ert Laughery, David Williams, James Wright, Robert Ki-aft. Allan Wheeler, August Raelson. Roy Harlow, William Elger, Milton Barkley. Joe Thune. Robert Brindle. Arthur Nolan, Robert Weiss, Edwin Mendel, Herbert Menael, Robert Johnson, James Broijeck, Richard Walsh. Carrol Wilgus, Maurice Greene, Russell Shinabarger, Russell Lain. Walter Woycilt, Byron Ferguson, Delmar Fisher, John Griffin, Deward Giovanette, Edward Skinner, Adrian Nichols, Lawrence Sudakov, Donald Nielsen. Tom Cargo, Oscar Allanson. Phillip Jonas, Norman Danielson, • STAMP CLUB 9 » « Under the si.onsorship of Mr. Reid, the Stamp Club comprising twenty-four members, has broadened its fields to include collections of everj ' kind. Out- standing among which are stamps, coins, newspaper head- lines, autographs, matchbook covers, and phonograph records. Social meetings are held at regular intervals at the homes of members in order to barter with fellow club members. Prom- inent men of Valparaiso who are interested in speak before these meetings. stamp Club Officers collecting • SCIEMUS CLUB ® ® ° The Sciemus Chib is organized for the purpose of giving students interested in science an op- portunity to meet together to discuss and demonstrate various phases of science. The subjects under discussion vary from radio to photography and in the last two years a special di- vision, which is engaged in the construction of model air- planes, has been founded. The club is an active member of the Indiana Junior Academy of Science, a statewide organ- ization of science clubs. This group meets once a year at some university in the state at which time things of a scientific nature are exhibited. David Williams of the local unit served as president of the Academy this year. Alan Lippman, secretary Robsi ' t Benton, vice-president LeRoy Cole, president Mr. Reid, sponsor Kennsth Urschel, searg.-at-arms Sciemus Club Officers Mr. Pauley, sponsor Robert Kraft, presiderit Richard Zimmerman, vice-pres. Peggy French, secretary-treas. 36 Footlig:ht Masquerader Officers FOOTLIGHT MASQUERADERS Mr. Conkling, sponsor Marianne Graves, treasurer Flank Leachman, president Harriett Rex, vice-president Bottom: Katherine Kioetz. Doris Terns. F.lpanor Story, Mar.anne Graves. Marjorio Hamilton. Ruth Wark. Frank Leachman. Dale Kohler. Bernard Bradv. Jean Hippensteel, Aileen Stoner. Wilma Soloman. Phyllis Dawson, Flora Riddle. Doris Lawrence, Jean MacDonaid. Harriett Rex. IMildred Warner. iVIr. Conkling — siinnsor. Florence Siiepaid. Margaret Horner. Valeria Price. Eileen Hurley. Alan Lippman. William Windle. Charles Kern. • FOOTLIGHT MASQUERADERS • • The actors and ac- ti esses of Valjiaraiso High School are known as the Foothght Mas- queraders. This club, composed of seniors and juniors who take dramatics, is sponsored by Mr. Conkling, English and dramatic arts instructor, and functions as a class. One requirement of the course is to take a written test on a play every Friday. These plays are secured from the drama library in the sponsor ' s room. Each student must read at least eighteen plays a semester, consisting of seven one-act plays and eleven three- or-more act plays. Six make-ups, with classmates acting as models, are required of each person. These consist of three men and three women, juvenile, middle age, and old age. An outside ])roject must be completed each semester — the biograptiy of a famous actor, ac- tress, or playwright and the constructing and furnishing of a small stage. For the first semester the outside project is a biography of a famous actor, actress, producer, or playwright; that for the second semester is the construction of a model stage. Many of these projects have been outstanding; for instance, the biography which one girl reported on was about Cecil B. De Mille, and was received directly from his secretary in Hollywood. One of the stages constructed by a boy was an automatic affair which used a revolving unit, turned on and off its own lights, revolved its own scenery, and started and stopped itself. Some of the scenery effects produced in these minia- ture stages are remarkable for beauty and effectiveness. Hours of concentration and effort are required to memorize the script of a play and to practice it. The plays are cast so that each per- son has one major part and, if possible, also a minor part. Plays are presented before the student body at Wednesday morning convoca- tions. No charge is made, but the participants gain much through the experience. The plays presen+ed this year were N ' aucy Orr ' s Day. Roiiiancc Is a Riickcf. CirciniisUinccs .lifer Cases, .1 Lady of Pain, and Craiidiua Pulls the Sf rings. 37 HI-Y Row 1 Bottom: Mr. Schenck — sponsoi ' , Byron Smith. Winiam Murphy, Charles Skinner, Lawi ' ence Dahl, David Williams, Warren Lutz, John Stoner, William Henderson. Row 2 Charles Sink, William Crockett, Robert Sievers, James Smith, Norman Pierce. Robert Stoner, Dale Gott, Charles Clifford. Charles Suesse. Row 3 Robert Weiss, Douglas Moe, Robert Zeller. Robert Rhoda. Ray Marrell, Guy Wellman, Dale Kohler, Frank Leachman. Charles Kern, • BOYS ' SERVICE CLUB • • • The Hi-Y is organized with the ideal of service as the guiding factor. The club en- gages in many activities and performs many services for the school. Among these are the selling of schedule pencils, the maintenance of a checkroom at basketball games, the 0])era- tion of a second-hand bookstore, and ushering at school as- semblies. The operation and planning of the club activities are car- ried out under the supervision of the executive board and Mr. Schenck, the club sponsor. This board has weekly meetings at which the problems confronting the club are brought up and discussed. Several activities in which the Hi-Y boys participate are the annual Father-and-Son Banquet, attendance at different churches in a body, and entertaining the Girl Reserves and Home Economics Clubs. The club, which is affiliated with the Young Men ' s Chris- tian Association, participates in district and state conferences, and last summer Robert Weiss, secretary, represented the club at the Second National Hi-Y Congress in Berea, Ken- tucky. The troubles of a freshman and a senior during the day, as shown by the Hi-Y and Girl Reserves. Hi-Y Officers Mr. Schenck, sponsor Warren Lutz, president Robert Weiss, secretary William Henderson, treasurer Robert Sievers, ince-president Senior Girl Reserves Officers Peggy French, president Patricia Pool, vice-president Miss Miller, sponsor Betty Stanton, secretary Jane Varner, treasurer Valeria Price, scribe Betty Nolan, program chairman Junior Girl Reserves Officers Evelyn Anderson, program chm. Miss Shauer, sponsor Dorothy Ragsdale, vice-pres. Jean Stinchfield. president Kathryn Field, treasurer Gladys Makovsky, scribe Bonnie Beach, secretary SENIOR GIRL RESERVES Row 1 Bottom: Florence Pivarnik, Betty Stanton. Mildred Warner. Patricia Pool. Peggy French, Anne Wharton, Betty Nolan, Mai jorie Warner, Corinne Barkley, Claire Atlett, Marjorie Hamilton. Row 2 Harriett Rex. Aileen Stoner, Blanche Bela ' xhky. Jean Hippensteel, Eleanor Story, Ruth Wark, Helen Garrison. Doris Lawrence. Julia Huball. Flora Riddle, Rosemary Wertman. Row 3 Mildred Beach, Maryannette Smith, Jane Varner, Valeria Price, Miss Miller — sponsor. Wilma Soloman. Doris Terns, Iva IVIae Berkey, Eileen Hurley, Helen Schulz, Rosemary Labrecque. JUNIOR GIRL RESERVES Row 1 Bottom: Virginia Sherrick, Beatrice Mann, Miss Shauer — sponsor, Ruth Billerbeck, Ardis Otis, Mary Helen Shaw, Marcele Arndt, Maxine Thune, Nancy H oward, Ramona Goin, Evelyn Anderson. Row 2 Molly McGill, Patricia Clay. Coralou Zimmerman. Geraldine Bryant, Delia Klein, Violet Hill, Gladys Makovsky. Dorothy Ragsdale, Nancy Whipple, Virginia Anderson, Eileen Sterbenz, Kathryn Field. Row 3 Rose Swift. Rosalie Edwards. Rosemary Bradney. Shirley Lane. Eleanor Nolen. Marjorie Broviak, Margaret Marquardt, Jean Stinchrteld. Bonnie Beach, Glaydis Basinger, Martha Crisman. • GIRLS ' SERVICE CLUB • • •The oldest Girl Reserve group, the Senior Reserves, with Miss Miller as sponsor, is comprised of thirty-two members. When a girl earns at least one hundred points under the point system, has been in school four semesters, and has been inducted, she is eligible for a sweater. By each fifty points over the one hundred needed for a sweater, a chevron is awarded. These are presented at the annual May Breakfast which brings a climax to the year and serves as a farewell party for the seniors. • JUNIOR RESERVES • • • The Junior Girl Reserves comprising thirty-five members is under the supervision of Miss Shauer. This group, as the others do, elect their own officers which consist of a i)resident, vice-president, secretary, treasurer, program chairman, and scribe. The president, vice- president, secretary, and treasurer perform the same duties as they do in other clubs. The program chairman plans and supervises the meetings after the business of the day is transacted. The scribe writes an account of the meetings for the ' alposf. Special commit- tees are appointed from time to time by the president to plan the parties, hikes, picnics, and other special features. 39 FRESHMAN-SOPHOMORE GIRL RESERVES Bottom: Rosemary Koch, Evelyn Pearson, Betty Lovi C]audon, Patricia Wolf, Mary Jane Stoltz, Florence ANeals. Elizabeth Foxworthy, Maraarat Snow, Margaret McGillicuddy, Shirley Jensen. Louise Swisher, Lou Jean Kluender. Betty Peters. Gloria Nogard, Mary Helen Kenyon, Bernice Rumbaugh. Miss McGillicuddy — sponsor, Mary Jane Bucher, Cornelia Powell, Virginia Paul, Kathleen Nolan. Betty Shinabarger, Maxine Jante, Lorraine Burns, Mabel Brown, Peggy Tools, Marian Crosby. Miriam Brown. Betty Rosenbaum. Lillian Mathews, Arlene Benson, Helen Clark, Stella Mathews, Marie Morthland, Jean Deckro, Marp,uerite Snyder. Barbara Slingerland. Helen Combis, Bertha Mae Wittenberg, Betty Bell, Doris Dittman, Rosemary Claussen, Marjorie Petralias, Mary Ellis, Jeanette Woycik, Martha Wharton, Jean Haley. Flora Edith Cox, Rosemary Fulton, Eleanor Hiltpold. Jacqueline Dispennett, Norma Story, Gene Beckwith. Marvel Jean Brown, Barbara Dick, Doric Lain. Marion Scoville. Mary Green. Bonnie Sauter, Janet Shauer, Rita Schoof. Josephine Mayer, Hilde Buck, Phyllis Greene. • FRESHMAN-SOPHOMORE G. R. • • •Under the sponsor- ship of Miss McGillicuddy, the freshman-sophomore group of Girl Reserves is the largest group, numbering sixtj -five. Though younger than the other girls, the freshmen and sophomores have the same code and song. There are no restrictions on mxmbershi]) in any of the three groups except that the girls join the group which represents their class. When she earns at least twelve points, a girl may be inducted or initiated into the club. At the induction ceremony the code is ex- plained by the officers of the three groups to the new members who repeat the code and promise to live up to it to the best of their ability. Points are earned in many different ways. Attending church or Sunday School, taking part in Girl Reserve programs, and helping at the senior candy counter are a few of these. The girls usually take part in their programs themselves, but occasionally talks are given by outsiders on subjects which especially concern Girl Reserve work. Mrs. Sheffield, Mrs. French, Mrs. Krue- ger, Mr. Julian and Mr. Kendall were among the outsiders to speak. For entertainment the programs consist of spelling bees, quizzes, and musical programs. At Christmas time they sell tuberculosis seals and prepare bas- kets for the poor. Serving at school dinners and ushering at the May Festival and graduation exercises are a few of the services they per- form. The Girl Reserve code contains many points that, if followed, does much toward molding the characters of its members. A Girl Reserve tries to be impartial in judgment, ready for service, loyal to friends, and sincere at all times. The Keeper of the Light at the induction ceremony this year was Peggy French, president of the senior group. Betty Stanton was the Herald of the Light. The guest speaker was Mrs. Alma Krueger, who spoke on " Living Up to the Girl Reserve Code. " Freshman- Sophomore Girl Reserves ii ' Mai gai et McGillicuddy, v.-pres. .Teanette Woysik, secretary Miss McGillicuddy, sponsor Marian Crosby, program chm. Rosemary Claussen, treasurer Rosemary Koch, presideiit 40 ATHLETIC CLUB Row 1 Bottom: James Kunnion, Gene Hart, Charles Eades. James Clifford, John Judge, Charles Spittal, Richard Hazelton. Jack Brownbridge, Mr. Wiggins — coach. Jack Niksch. Row 2 James Leffler, Ralph Doellmg. Richard Windle. William Windle. Robert Peters. Harold Henson, Warren Hoover, John Frederick. Steve Kriston, Charles Coyer, Vere Shook. Row 3 Robert Smith. Frank Slagle. Harry Klein. Lee Soltz. Gilbert Gregory, Ralph Lane, Robert Stoner, Harvey Varner, Robert Gold. Arthur Proffitt. Row 4 Norman Pierce. Sterling Fry. William Murphy, Robert Rhode, Ray Marrell. Guy Wellman, Chaxles Clifford, Dale Gott, William Henderson. Harry Large. TUMBLING CLUB Row 1 Bottom: Mr. Brown — sponsor. Duncan Garrison. Wilson Rivadeneira. Jack Meade, Donald Nielsen, Warren Mounce. Wendell Waskom, Arthur Kilmer. Donald Zulich. Row 2 Glenn Owens. Melvin Sheets. Gimter Pintzke, George Adams, Delmar Fisher, Roger Mead, Carrol Wilgus. Donald Hamilton. Row 3 Tom Bryaily. Ed Fetla, Wjlliam Dougal. William Snook. Mark Cadwell, Robert Buhler, Frank Slagle, Richard Henderson. Row 4 Joe Bibler. Harry Larcom. Francis Miskim.ins. James Griffith, Claude Biggs, William Pivarnik, Junior Baker, Bert Farnum, Clayton Fetterer. ® TUMBLING CLUB • • • When Mr. Brown organized the Tumbling Club in 1931, he did so with the purpose of giving the boys who were not capable of making varsity teams a chance to take part in athletics of some form. Throughout the years it has en- joyed great success in accom])lishing this primary purpose. The club participates in out-of-town meets, and performs between the halves of bas- ketball games at home and in other cities. Since its beginning, it has furnished recrea- tion for the boys and entertainment for various clubs and organizations of Valparaiso. Contrary to the custom of previous years, the club did not choose officers this year. Membership is unrestricted and open to any boy enjoying tumbling. 9 ATHLETIC CLUB • ® • The membership of the Athletic Club changes with the different sports ' seasons. Formerly, the club was open to any boy who was interested in athletics. Later, it was decided to limit the membership to the boys who go out for cer- tain sports. During the football and baseball seasons, Mr. Wiggins calls together and instructs the boys who participate in these sports. While baseball or track is in progress, Mr. Powell calls meetings of the basketball or track boys. Although there are no officers, the club meets on an average of once a week. Rules pertaining to the playing of the various sports and the coming contests are discussed by the coaches. 41 ORCHESTRA Row 1 Bottom: Robert Laughery, Rol3ert Sievers. Walter Kline. Marilyn Edwards, Catherine Spencer, Alice Clark. Row 2 Deltha Johnston, Peggy French, Jean MacDonald, Marylou Peck, Anna Mary Squire. Robert Packman, Phillip Jonas. Row 3 Charles Suesse, Vernon Kraft, Robert Sawtell, Florence Shinabarger. Norma Whitehead, Beatrice Mann, Betty Grace Varner. Row 4 Charles Kern, Stanley Sterbenz, Robert McKay, Jean Mcllvain, Bertha Swanson. BAND Row 1 Bottom: Douglas Moe, Deltha Johnston, Frances Erea, Florence Shinabarger, Robert Miller, Robert Wheeler, Anna Mar3 ' Squire, Norma Whitehead, Eugene Hoffman, Ruth Cotterman. Harold Rogers — sponsor. Row 2 Jack Dean, Marilj-n Miller, Gerald Adnms, Tom Awk, Clyde McCann, Jean Mcllvain. Marylou Peck, Wilma Swanson. George Clark, Edna MacDonald. Row 3 Alice Davis, Roy Williamson. Stanley Sterbenz. Robert McKay. Richard Marrell, Charles Harmon, Bertha Swanson. Betty Fraser, Wilma Berkey, William Crockett, Vernon Kraft, Jack Burt. Row 4 Jean MacDonald, Robert Sawtell. Theodore Falls, Frank Bogan, Wilna Davis. Robert Schumaker, Robert Worthington, Chris Meyers. Row 5 Milton Bernhart, Charles Chester, Walter Kline, Junior Beach, William Henderson, Delmar LaCount, Charles Suesse, Jim Lindall, Marshall Handschy, Ralph Sundin. • ORCHESTRA • • • In the spring of 1938, Mr. Harold Rogers entered the orchestra, thirty-four soloists and six en- sembles from the band and orchestra in the District Band and Orchestra Contest held at Plymouth, Indiana. The orchestra, nine soloists and four ensembles won first division rating and also won the right to compete in the State Band and Orchestra Contest held at Huntington. Here, the orchestra received a second place rating; however, two ensembles and four soloists received a first division rating. Three of these soloists were entered in the Junior Division, but one senior entrant, Deltha Johnston, bassoon player in both band and orchestra, went to the National Band Contest at Elkhart, and received a third division rating. The orchestra meets every Wednesday eve- ning in the gym. Orchestra Officers Charles Suesse, vice-president Jean MacDonald, sec ' y-treas. Jean Mcllvain, president Mr. Rogers, sponsor Band Officers Douglas Moe, president Richard Marrell, vice-president Stanley Sterbenz, sec ' y-treas. 42 - ■: ' 0» .-. ' ' » " ; - ' : " ' ' r -;:|t |s ' ii ' - ' " m » - f v -J ■-, ' , " L Deltha Johnston. Douglas Moe, Frances Erea, drum major and majorettes, practicing their steps. The marching band on dress parade. • CONCERT AND MARCHING BAND • • • The concert band consisting of about eighty members, and the marching band of sixty members are both under the direction of Mr. Rogers. A pep band, which plays for basl ;etball games, was organized for those who wished to play on these occasions. The marching band held practice for one hour every school morning last fall. Besides increasing the band membership to sixty members, Mr. Rogers added a color guard, a twirling drum major, and two majorettes all of whom added a great deal to the band ' s appearance on parade. The band performed at every home football game, presenting a completely different program each time. The programs con- sisted of intricate formation and drill work by both band and color guard, and solo baton twirling by Drum Major, Douglas Moe, and Majorettes, Frances Erea and Deltha Johns- ton. In addition to the football games, the band marched in several political parades. The newly formed Band Parents ' Club honored the band with a banquet at the end of the marching season. During the 3 ' ear the concert band played at several Wednesday morn- ing convocations and held two concerts in the spring. On Sunday afternoon, February 19, the band gave a concert in the gymnasium in order to earn money to purchase new uniforms. The Band Parents ' Club also gave a dance for high school students on the Saturday afternoon during the sectional tourna- ment. No charge was made for the dance, but the students who attended donated mon- ey for the uniforms. The music was furnished by five pieces from Bill Fryar ' s Or- chestra. After a band member has earned 800 points, he is eligible to wear a band sweater. These points are earned by being on time to practice, memorizing solo pieces, keeping the music library, and making public appearances before various organizations. The band wins many awards in national, state, and district contests. 43 BOYS G-LEE CLUB Row 1 Row 2 Row 3 Row 4 Thi( John Camptjell, Clyde Harville. Vernon Kraft. Robert Dale Kohle Wesley Berr r, Calvin Klusmeyer. Robert William Graves. Edward Fetla. Pauline Cody. Florence Pivarnik. Mae Wittenber{j, Barbara Martin, Helen Butterfield, Anna Mahoney. Bottom: Charles Kejn. William Laughery, William Crockett. Jack Dean, Clarence Buelow, Robert Sievers. Lawrence Siidakov, James Scott, Robert Johnson Phillip Jonas. Raymond Wickizei-. Robert Brindle. Robert Ratte Packman, Buford Hoover, Charles Suesse. Robert Gratton, Heiberl Sciineide Joseph Awkerman. GIRLS GLEE CLUB Bottom: Mary Heler. Kenyon, Bealiice Mann, Mildred Beach Gloria Nogard, Catherine Spencer. Virginia Sherrick, Bei ' tha Patricia Clay, Maxine Thune. Wilnia Herring, Rozella Stafford, Lavergne Niequist, Delores Whitcomli, Marjorie Hoist, Lou Jean Kluender, Karyll Mae Kluende Martha Schellinger. Rosemary Malloy. Dnrothy Cheney. Coralou Zimmerman, Helen Miller, Lenore O ' Donnell. Vivian Parry. Bonnie Sauter, Frances Semento, Erma Jean Buckles. Dorothy Rickman. Betty Griswold, Jeanne Campbell Betty Peters, Phvllis Peters, Doris Fry, Barbara Dick, Madge Anderson. Claire Allett, Corrine Baikley. Mariorie Corniel. Lillian Wilson, Rachel Snook, Lola Ponton, Eileen Aylea, Doroth.v Mockler, Martha Wharton, Mrs. Myers — sponsor. I=abel Fabing, Geraldine Bi-yant, Mirilyn Edelman, Shirley Goble. Frances White, Madplon Fabing, Mary Martinal. Joanne Krysa, Catherine Becker, Jean Deckro, Phyllis Crisnian. Jeanne Claudon. Ann Underwood. Maxine Bell, Jean Cochran, Jaccjueline Dispennett. Lorraine Burns, Helen Erwin, Mary Forbes. Gene Beckwith, Carrie Shupe, Dons Terns. Mildred Warner, Gladys Mako ' sky. Harriett Rex, Janet Shauer. Lu Jane Wertman, Elaine Magid, Evelyn Tomlinson, Gloria Bagdon. 9 BOY CHORISTERS • • • For the boy who is interest- ed in music and can carry a tune, the Boys ' Glee Club is a great advantage. This organization, under the direction of Mr. Rogers, meets every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon on the gymnasium stage. Here the twenty-three members prac- tice and worls; out many difficult selections. During the year the club sings many times before the student body, faculty meetings, and on various other occasions. The liglit opera, which is held in the spring, brings a chmax to the year. One- fifth of a credit is given to each member of the glee clubs for a semester ' s work. • GIRL CHORISTERS • ® • The Girls ' Glee C]ub, un- der the sponsorship of Mrs. Mary Myers, has an enrollment of seventy-six. The first appearance of the G ' ee Club was at the Christmas season in a musical program given before the assembly. The Glee Clubs have given the Gilbert-Sullivan operetta, " Tlir irdiidolicrs ' this year, notwithstanding the re- vised program. The Girls ' Glee Club is unrestricted in mem- bership, and any person really interested in music is allowed to join. The purpose of this organization is to give training in singing and expression through music. Boys ' Glee Club Officers Mr. Rogers, sponsor Dale Kohler, secretary-treas. Robert Sievers, president Joe Awkerman, vice-president Gills ' Glee Club Officers Janet Shauer, treasurer Mildred Warner, secretary Gladvs Makovsky, president Harriett Rex, vice-president Mrs. Myers, sponsor 44 LIGHT OPERA CAST Left to Right— Mark Sink, Martha Joyce Smith, Floyd Biggs. LilUan Gilliland. Gladys Makovsky, Donald Wertraan. HaiTiett Rex. Robert Hm-ley, Anne Wharton, Robert Graiton. 9 lOLANTHE • • • The highlight of the year ' s musical season was the Gilbert and Sullivan light opera, lolaiithc, which was given at the Memorial Opera House on April twenty-ninth by the combined Boys ' and Girls ' Glee Clubs under the direction of Mrs. Myers. Two performances were given — a matinee for grade school children and an eve- ning performance for adults. Although practice began in January, the cast was selected in February. The girls ' leads were taken by Harriett Rex, Gladys Makovsky- and Lillian Gilliland, while Robert Hurley and Donald Wertman had the male leads. Mark Sink and Robert Gratton were especially outstanding in the humorous parts they played. Little profit was made, but the experience gained by the venture amply repaid the participants. This year The Gondoliers, also a Gilbert and Sullivan production, was given. Practice began the first of March and the light opera was produced in May. 9 NEW SCHOOL CHOIR • • • In molding the musical life of Valpiaraiso High School, Mrs. Myers, in 1938, organized the A Cappella Choir which v as the first organization of its kind in the high school. After the first semester of the choir, the double-quartette was dropped, since all of its members were in the choir. During the school year the choir meets three times a week. In the summer of 1938, this group practiced every Tuesday, and in August, entered the Chicagoland Music Festival. The comments of the judges were most favorable, although it was the only high school choir in the contest. The choir sings for many school and community programs, including caroling for the Kiwanis and Rotary clubs and the city schools. Practicing is done on the gym stage. On Fridays, the choir is divided into quartettes and octettes which sing the songs practiced during the week, be- fore the rest of the group. During the second semester, the choir was partly in charge of two practice teachers from Valparaiso University. A CAPPELLA CHOIR Row 1 Bottom: Martha Wharton. Lorraine Burns, Roy Har- low, Clyde HarviUe. Lu Jane Wertman, Dorothy Mockler. Row 2 Anne Wharton, Jean Mac- Donald. Charles Coyer, Dick Moltz. Caroline Lind- sey. L=low 3 Bill Henderson, Claude Biggs, Herbert Schneider. 45 i-%?-Vl9S3it«ft -i J rTfr it , SS f TARANTELLA Left to Right: Mai-y Thiesen, Mary Jeanne Myers. June Pearson. Mary Helen Shaw, Marylou Peck, Ruth Ball, Sina Church. Norma Jean Haley. Gladys Makovsky, Peggy French, Molly McGill, Frances Erea, Ann Walsh, Eileen Larcom, Marjorie Goodman, Jean Snook, Martha Berry, Anne Wharton. Iva Mae Berkey, Joanne Whipple. Florence Pivarnik, Wilma Herring. Martha Wharton, Mary Frances Bloeman, Jeanette Schulz. Helen Combis, Dorothy Rickman. GRECIAN DANCE Norma Jean Story, Marion Scoville, Beatrice Mann, Lucille Christopher, Virginia Sanz, Evelyn Dalke, Josephine Mayer, Patricia Wolf, Isabel Fabing. THREE O ' CLOCK Left to Right: Lu Jane Wertman, Mary Petralias, Ruth Book, Sarah Derman, Signe Lindberg, Mary Helen Kenyon. Carrie Shupe, Patricia Wolf. Elizabeth Foxworthy, Martha Joyce Smith, Virginia Sanz, Mary Helen Shaw, Maxine Thune, Evelyn Masterson, Frances Jones, Marguerite Snyder, Aileen Stoner. • SPRING FESTIVAL • • • It has been the tradition of the physical education de- partment of the Valparaiso City Schools every year to present a colorful spring festival. This show is produced by Miss Harrison, teacher of physical education, with the aid of grade and high school teachers. The children of the fourth, fifth, and sixth grades, and junior and senior high school participate in the program. The general theme of the pro- gram was to show the evolution of the dance from the days of ancient Greece down to our present modern interpretation. Starting with the " Dance of the Grecian Maidens, " the program progressed through folk dances, " Indian War Dance, " the " American Square Dance, " and ended with our modern waltz interpretation. Elaborate settings and appro- priate costumes added to the beauty of the affair. 46 Students Receive Awards Awards are given each year to those students showing outstanding merit in certain fields. Following are the names of those honored in 1938. Special awards were given, constituting: Typical Boy and Girl — Campbell Holt, Martha Joyce Smith, monograms: selected by students and faculty. Delta Award- -Ann Walsh, ten dollars: selected by organization: presented by Mrs. Bailey. Tri Kappa Award — Phyllis Julian, ten dollars: presented by Mrs. Dora Sheffield. D. A. R. Award — Mary Cleveland, medal: senior girl selected by seniors. Rotary Scholarship Award — Hildegarde Koch, five dollars: presented by Mr. Julian, Victor Tilton Award — Robert Wulff, medal: presented by Mrs. Weaver. Bucci Award — Robert White, medal: presented by Mr, Rogers. Mabel Jessee Art Award — Mark Sink, five dollars: presented by Mrs. Ponader. Poetry Contest — Marjorie Warner, Hildegarde Koch: presented by literary division of Women ' s Club. Hi-Y Courtesy Award — Ted Chekouras, Marjorie Warner, medal; selected by vote of faculty. Special Service Awards — Charles Ball, Lillian Gilliland, Delma Jones, Evelyn Masterson, Virginia Sanz. Valenian Awards — Edith Anderson, Robert Beach, Beryl Ann Brownell, Campbell Holt, Hildegarde Koch, Donald Leckie, Mark Sink, Martha Joyce Smith, Blaine Sutton, Helen Mae Ulsh. Quill and Scroll Awards — Donald Leckie, Arthur Van Arsdel, Mary Cleveland, Hildegarde Koch, Beryl Ann Brownell. Industrial Arts Awards — Drawing — First place awards — David Williams (2), Ralph Williams, John Moench, Ernie Thorgen, Ray Marrell. Second Place— Robert White, Robert Wulff, WiUiam Thiel, Ralph Williams, Robert Peters, Ben Berlin, Robert Rhoda, John Stoner, Robert Laughrey, Robert Aurley. Third Place — Franklin Burrus, Donald Leckie, Herbert Schneider, John Moench, Ernie Thorgren. Woodwork — First place — Bill Bowman, Robert Stewart, Ralph Lane, Frank Freywald, Henry Nielsen, George Martin. Second place — Gunter Pintzke, August Raelson, Herbert Weichert, Charles Fades, Charles Sink, Ralph Lane, Glen Reynolds, Robert Stewart. Steve Kriston (2), Norman Pierce, George Martin, Henry Mar- tinal (2), James Sherman, DeForest Ailes, Bill Pivarnik, Jack Kuhn, Frank Martinal, Frank Frey- wald. Third place — Lincoln Geist, Robert Gray, Robert Rutter, Raymond Phillips, Henry Nielsen, IMachine Shop — First place — Robert Beach, Harold Phillips. Second place — Wilson Rivadeneira, Homer Burrus, Frank Freywald. Third place — George Martin, Kenneth Rhoda, Leroy Johnson. Club awards consisting of monograms were given to those most valuable in their respective clubs. These were : Hi-Y — Campbell Holt. John MacFarlane, Mark Sink. Senior G. R. — Beryl Ann Brownell, Mary Cleveland. Junior G. R. — Harriett Rex, Mildred Warner, Freshman-Sophomore G. R. — Evelyn Anderson, Dorothy Ragsdale. Sciemus Club — Morris Packman, David Williams. German Club — Waldtraut Pintzke, Irma Wesche. Home Economics Club — Ruth Ball, Eileen Hurley. Stamp Club — Jerry Barcus, Charles Harmon. Latin Club — James Smith. Commercial Club — John MacFarlane, Nola Litton. Dramatics Awards — Robert Maudlin, Kenneth Rader, Evelyn Witner, for outstanding work in plays. MUSIC AWARDS Boys ' Glee Club — Joe Awkerman, Bill Henderson, Bob Sievers. Girls ' Glee Club — Donna Shurr. Choir — F. Biggs, L. Gilliland, B. Gratton, M. Helvie, R. Hurley, G. Makovsky, H. Rex, D. Shurr, M. Sink, M. J, Smith, D, Wertman, A. Wharton. Band — G. Basinger, T. Benton, R. Cotterman, B. Crockett, A. Davis, J. Dean, R. Dittman, C. Harmon, W. Hen- derson, R. Johnson, D. Johnston, W. Kline, D. Klussmeyer, V. Kraft, L. Lane, E. Larcom, Richard Marrell, G. MacDonald, J. Mcllvaine, R. McKay, D. Moe, H. Ohlfest, R. Sawtell, J. Schulz, F. Shina- barger, S. Sterbenz, C. Suesse, B. Swanson, W. Waskom, J. Whipple, R. White, R. Williamson, R. Zel- ler. 47 Honors Given for Services Orchestra — R. Sievers, R. Laughiey, G. MacDonald, T. Kiriazis, W. Kline, A. Squire, P. Jonas, R. Packman, C, Spencer, B. Dick, D. Jolinston, L. Lane, R. Wi ite. B. Swanson, A. Davis, V. Kraft, R. McKay, S. Sterbenz, C. Kern, T. Benton, B. P-erce, W, Henderson, P. Frencli. Scholastic awards are given to those students who are able to maintain an average of ten or more honor points throughout the year. Those receiving monograms were: Marillynn Heap. Madelon Jante, Phyllis Julian, Hildegarde Koch, Carolyn Lindsey, John MacFarlans, Beatrice Mann, Molly McGill, Patricia Pool, Dorothy Ragsdale, Jean Ragsdale, Mark Sink, William Thiel, Marjorie Warner, Robert Weiss, Nancy Whipple. ATTENDANCE AWARDS Four-Year Perfect Attendance — Nathalie Beckwith, Lucille Christopher, Adelaide Ciesielski, John MacFarlane, Verne McCann. Perfect Attendance— ' 37 - ' 38— G. Adams, E. Anderson, R. Bagdon, M. Barkley, N. Beckwith, A. Benson, T. Ben- ton, B. Berlin, R. Billerbeck, H. Bliss. W. Bowman. J. Brovvnbridge. H. Buck, C. Biggs, F. Bryant, T. Chekouras, L. Christopher, A. Ciesielski, R. Claussen, R. Cotterman. M. Crisman, S. Church, J. Claudon, H. Combis, E. Dalke, N. Danielson, A. Davis. J. Deckro, R. Dittman, J. Dodd, C. Dye, J. DeCoster, S. Fry, D. Fry, M. Falls, D. Gott, R. Gratton, M. Greene, J. Griffith, B. Griswold, N. Harris, M. Heap, W. Henderson, J, Henry, C. Holt, E. Hoover, J. Hoyt, J. Huball, E. Hurley, R. Johnson, P. Julian, M. Jante, W. Kern, W. Kline, K. Kluender, S. Kriston, R. Labrecque, E. Larcom, R. Learning, M, Lowe, W, Lutz, J. MacFarlane, B. Mann, F. Miskimins, R. Moltz, Verne McCann, Vivian McCann, M. McGill, M. Mc- Gillicuddy, G. MacDonald, K. Nichols, A. Nolan, B. Nolan. H. Ohlfest, D. Olson, G. Owens, R. Peters, Mar.iorie Petralias, Mary Petralias, L. Pinkerton, F. Pi-i ' arnik, D. Ragsdale, R. Rhoda, D. Rickman. B. Riddle, A. Raelson, M, Schellinger, R, Schoof, F. Semento, J. Shauer, M. Shaw, R. Sheets, V. Sherrick, R. Shinabarger, R. Sievers, J. Smith. M. J. Smith, M. Smith, M. Snow, R. Spencer, B. Stanton, R. Stoner, S. Sullivan, B. Sutton, E. Swisher. E. Schramm, W. Thiel, R. Torbe=on, H. Ulsh, A. VanArs- del, B. Varner, J. Varner, R. Wark, M. Warner, G. Wellman, L, Wertman, I. Wtsche, F. White, R. White, R. Wickizer, R. Williamson, J. Woycik, A. Wheeler, R. Zeller, B. Ziegel, R. Zimmerman. ATHLETIC AWARDS Awards are given in each of the school ' s fields of athletic activity. The awards received were: Football Letters— Charles Clifford, John Dodd, Dale Gott, Harold Henson, Campbell Holt, Robert Hurley, Rob- ert Maudlin, Verne McCann, Walter Molinder, Steve Kriston, Jack Niksch, Robert Rhoda, Robert Run- nion, Roland Sheets, Lee Soltz, Elroy St, Clair, Ernie Thorgren, Guy Wellman, Bill Windle. Football Monograms — Robert Gold, Wendell Waskom, Robert Wliite, Dick Windle, Robert Labrecque, Warren Hoover, Charles Coyer, Harold Masterson, Vere Shook, Arthur ProlTitt, Harry Large, Bill Murphy, Jim Runnion, Al ' en Johnson, Robert Smith, Ray Maudlin, Fred Miskimins, Gregg Johnson, Charles Fades, Harvey Varner, Charles Spittal, Frank Slagle, Harold Corsbie, Jim Leffler, Bill Bowman. Ster- ling Fry, Bill Henderson, Lloyd Pinkerton, Robert Stoner, Charles Suesse, Managers — Robert Bartholomew, Robert Gratton. Basketball Letters — Joe Awkerman, Lawrence Dahl, Harold Henson, Robert Maudlin, Robert Rhoda, Charles Skinner, Elroy St. Clair, John Stoner, Guy Wellman. Bill Windle. Basketball Monograms — Bill Bowman, Charles Clifford, Charles Fades, Robert Gold, Gene Hart, Harry Large, Roy Maudlin, Walter Molinder, Raymond Phillips, Robert Smith, Jack Brownbridge, Charles Sink, William Murphy, Richard Zimmerman, Maynard Niequist. Managers---Charles Beckwith. Robert Gratton. Track Letters — Dwight Arndt, Harold Corsbie, Jack Henry, Verne McCann, Jack Niksch, Lee Soltz, Richard Zimmerman. Track Monograms — Charles Eades, Donald Ham ' lton, Steve Kriston, Frank Leachman, Warren Lutz, Richard Moltz, Donald Nielsen, James Smith, Charles Suesse, Jack Brownbridge, Warren Hoover, John Dodd, Vere Shook, Frank Slagle, Francis Miskimins, John Cleveland, Jack Heasley, Robert Gold. Baseball Letters — Guy Wellman. Harold Henson, Robert Rhoda, Ray Marrell, Walter Molinder, Campbell Holt, Noiman Pierce, Robert Wulff, Roland Sheets, C ' .iarles Clifford, Sterling Fry. Baseball Monograms — T loyd Pinkerton, Charles Beckwith, Robert Weiss, Donald Campbell, Charles Bagdon, Robert Peters. Bill Crockett. Manager — Maurice Greene. Golf Monograms — Paul Biggert, Bill Dougall, James Mahoney, Robert Stoner. Tumblino- Monograms — James Mahoney, Arthur Kilmer, Glen Reynolds. Donald Nielsen, Harrv Larcom, Delmar Fisher, Warren Mounce, Francis Miskimins, William Dougall, Wendell Waskom, William Elger, Roger Mead, Claude Biggs, James Griffith. Warren Hoover, Bob Cole, Loren Biggs, Bill Graves, Richard Moltz, Frank Slagle, Howard Berrer, Mandel Lowenstine. G. A. A. (Sweaters) — Lucille Christopher, Mary Cleveland, Eileen Hurley, Phyllis Julian, Virginia Sanz, Char- lotte Smith, Martha Jovcc Smith, Nona Winder, Iva Mae Berkey. (Chevrons) — Charlotte Cavell. Mariangeneen Helvie, Beryl Ann Brownell. (Silver Cup)— Charlotte Cavell. 48 Athletics Aid Development • MATERIAL MOLDED FOR STRENGTH AND CHARACTER • • • Is a sculptor must hai ' C aood material -u ' itli ■z ' hicli to -h. ' ork aud mold his conception of a perfect piece of zvorkmanship. so should a boy or girl hare a good strong body, as zi ' cll as mind, to take liis place as an American citi. ' en. Tlic school cudearors, througli its pliysical education department and its atldctic program, to offer to each student an oppoiiunitx to strengthen and develop the body and character. 49 Ralph Powell Basketball, Track Football John Wiggins Football, Baseball William Kendall Golf, Football e THREE COACHES • • • Coach Ralph Powell in his eighth year with Valparaiso High School has fulfilled every assignment given him. He heads the athletic program of the school and is main basketball coach. Coach John Wiggins, jovial coach of the Valpa- raiso High School ' s football and baseball teams, has been here for three years and has established an enviable record for himself by turning out an undefeated eleven in 1938. Mr. Kendall is teacher, coach of the golf team, and Junior Viking football team. He has had a five-year record in Valparaiso High School in which time he has proved his worth to the system. • THE NEW FIELD • • • Valparaiso has added to its already beautiful high school grounds another thing of beauty, a football field equipped with lights for night playing. The equipment consists of eight sixty-foot poles on which are constructed at a cost of three thousand dollars, forty-eight lights. This seventy-two thousand watt system was in- stalled by the local firm. Van Ness and Company. Included in the lighting system is a public address system which extends into the gym. This address system, which can be operated from the gymnasium or the field was presented by Mr. Mandel Lowenstine to the high school before the night of the dedication. Two thousand people witnessed the dedication on the lighted field. Mr. Julian, su- perintendent; Mr. Jessee, principal; Mr. Tilton, president of the school board; and Mr. Fleishbein, representative for the mayor, dedicated the field over the loud speaking system. The band, in colorful green and white uniforms, played and marched up and down the field. Because of this improvement, football, for the first time, was a self-supporting sport in this school. The Field on Dedication Nishi JUNIOR VIKINGS Row 1 Bottcm: Charles Sink, James LefF- ler, Charles Coyer, Claude Biggs. Wendell Waskom. Francis Miskimins, Bill Grave.;. Row 2 Buford Hoover, Delmar LaCoimt, John Frederick. Robert Smith, Donald Campbell, Gene Hart. Donald Bozarth. James Scott. Rov.- 3 Adrian Nichols. James Cl.fford. Ellis Swisher. Robert Gray. Robert Bag- don. Duncan Garrison, Warren Hoover, Ralph Doelling. Gregg Johnson. SECOND TEAM Row 1 Proffitt. Windle. Row 2 Varner, James Runnion. Bottom: Dick Hazel ton, Arthur Bill Henderson, Ralph Lane, Dick Robert Stoner. Frank Slagle. Vere Shook, Bill Murphy, Harvey Chai-les Spittal. Gilbert Gregory, JUNIOR VIKINGS PLAY • • • The Junior Vikings, more often called scrubs, played a four-game schedule under the leadership of Coach William R. Kendall. On this four-game schedule were listed Plymouth, Michigan City, LaPorte, and Hobart. In their first game, the Junior Vikings tied Plymouth 0-0. Although the Junior Vikings threat- ened several times being on the one-foot line at one time, they were unable to score. In the Michigan City game, the Vikings were handed a stiff defeat 26-18. LaPorte then came to Valparaiso, and the Junior Vikings were again held to a scoreless tie. In the Hobart tiff the Junior Vikings were defeated 24-7. These Junior Vikings will do much to fill the gaps left by graduation in the varsity squad. Much is expected of the second team. When a man is hurt or someone is not fulfilling his assignment, a substitute is sent in from the second team. The team is often called the shock troops. These boys have to be prepared for any emergencies that may arise; there- fore, they have to be as well-trained and in as good condition as any of the first string regulars. Most of these second stringers will be next year ' s regulars and they will know exactly what to do to meet an emergency. Something can also be said about the spirit of these boys, for there are no better rooters than they. Top: Arthur Kilmer, Don Zulich. Bottom: Ruth Wark, Edith Erea. • CHEER LEADERS ELECTED • • • Because of the at- tendance at the night football games, a need for cheer leaders was felt early in the school year. Usually an election for these is held just previous to the opening of the basketball season, but this year try-outs were held and a selection was made in September. An opportunity was given to any individual or group, who so desired, to demonstrate his or her ability. Af- ter this the student body voted; and the result was a team of two boys and two girls. This quartet, although elected for the football season, has continued its work through the basketball season as well. - - ifwr. While the team is still in a pile, Gott blocks out a Plymouth Rlioda. man for • VARSITY ELEVEN HAVE UNDEFEATED SEASON • • • For the first time in this school ' s history the Vil ings went through a nine-game season without a defeat. On top of all the honors piled on the team was Valparaiso ' s first all-state football player, Bob Rhoda. Not only that, but two line men, Jack Niksch and Lee Soltz were given honor- able mention on the all-state team. Continuing from a Lowell victory of the previous year, the gridders defeated Crown Point on their own field 26-0. This started the Vikings ' touch down period mania. At Rensselaer Valpo scored twice in ten minutes on two long marches, one of 67 yards and one of 55 yards, and beat Rensselaer 26-7. In their next game the Vikings out-pointed Plymouth. Then came the night of the dedication. On this occasion the Vikings compiled their highest score of the year, 35. Warsaw got nothing. Top: Jack Niksch Bottom: Charles CHnoid Harold Henson Dale Gott Guy Wellman Harry Large Plymouth line piles up Henson on spinner play and Wellman. Large, Soltz, and Cliflord come to rescue. Rhoda was the outstanding back of this game running 58 and 63 yards respectively. On October 7, for the first time in fifteen years, Valparaiso defeated LaPorte 20-7. But to do this they had to overcome a 7-0 lead in the second quarter. This was accomplished by a Rhoda to Hensen pass to the four yard line. On the following Friday night the Vikings trounced Tolleston 26-7. Their attack was led by sparkling runs, and on this night Rhoda averaged twelve yards per try. October 21 found the " Brickies " of Hobart in Valpo. Ho wever, the Vikings turned them back by a score of 26-6. On October 28 Valpo played the " Pioneers " of Hammond Clark; however, due to a hard charging line the Vikings rolled over Clark by a score of 28-0. In the final game on a wet field Valpo defeated Lowell 19-7. Top: Steve Kriston, Bottom: Sterling Fry Robert Gold Robert Rhoda Lee Soltz Walt Molinder SCHEDULE Valparaiso 53 Valparaiso 28 Valparaiso 33 Valparaiso 20 Valparaiso 21 Valparaiso 31 Valparaiso 25 North Judson 12 Washington E. C. 21 Froebel 22 Horace Mann 26 Washington E. C. 25 Roosevelt E C. 19 LaPorte 24 Valparaiso 23 Valparaiso 29 Valparaiso 27 Valparaiso 27 Valparaiso 28 Valparaiso 28 Valparaiso 28 Valparaiso 41 Michigan City 13 Hammond 42 LaPorte 26 Whiting 35 Emerson 36 Hammond 35 Hammond Tech 22 Michigan City 26 Valparaiso 27 Valparaiso 45 Valparaiso 26 Valparaiso 30 Valparaiso 26 Valparaiso 27 Valparaiso 30 INDIVIDUAL SCORING Harold Henson: senior, forward Guy Wellman; senior, guard Larry Dahl: junior, forward John Stoner: senior, forward Robert Rhoda: senior, guard Horace Mann Roosevelt E. C. Froebel LaPorte Whiting Rochester Lew Wallace 201 Charles Skinner; senior, center 91 144 Joe Awkcrman: senior, center 6 140 Raymond Phillips: junior, center 4 99 Ray Marrell; senior, forward 3 98 Gene Hart; sophomore, guard 3 Bill Bowman Gene Hart Harold Henson Robert Rhoda 17 33 14 28 19 25 27 Laurence Dahl Wellman ' s attempted shot is halted by Rhoda. — --TUSJt • • • • VIKINGS WIN SIXTEEN GAMES this year with the best team in several years. The Valparaiso Vikings came forward They started their season with an im- pressive win over North Judson and ended with an eight game winning streak. During the season they won nine and lost six conference games, and ended in a third place tie in the western division of the Northern Indiana High School Conference and won all seven non-conference games. The Vikings were champions in a holiday tournament in which they first defeated LaPorte in an overtime, and then Michigan City. By grad- uation Coach Powell will lose six of the first team boys: Harold Henson, Charles Skinner, Guy Wellman, Robert Rhoda, Ray Marrell, and John Stoner. Lawrence Dahl, Gene Hart, and Bill Bowman will see service next year. John Stoner Dahl blocks Stoner for Rhoda. Guy Wellman Charles Skinner Ray Marrell Joe Awkerman • fej " ' ' .; • nibi Gene Hart. William Bowman. Joe Awkerman, Ray Marrell fight for the ball. JUNIOR VIKINGS Row 1 Bottom: James Bigelow, August Raelson. Frank Fill- wock, Byron Ferguson. Row 2 Frank Leachman, Bill Murphy, Charles Eades. Wal- ter Molinder, Harold Corsbie, Wai rcn Lutz. Row 3 Maynard Niequist. Rich- ard Marrell. Dale Gott, Jack Brownbridge, Ralph Doelling. Bob Giay, Coach Powell. • JUNIOR VIKINGS PLAY FULL SEASON • • The Viking B team ended the season with a .500 average. Tliey started by defeating North Judson 36-6 and Washing- ton 21-18; however, they lost the next three to Froebel 16-17, Horace Mann 10-16, and Washington 22-32. The Junior Vikings then v on from Roosevelt 14 — 11, after which they lost to Hammond 21-25. The reserves trounced Whiting 27-16, Horace Mann 19-16, and Emerson 30-20. They lost a close overtime to Hammond 22-24, followed by a drop to Hammond Tech. 14-22, and an overtime to Roosevelt 16-17. They then won one out of the next three, that one being Froebel 19-14, losing to LaPorte in an overtime 12-14, and Whiting 20-33. After winning their first overtime from Rochester 23-21, they lost to Lew Wallace 17-21 and won their last game from Michigan City 21-16. e VIKINGS IN TOURNEY • • • Valparaiso, for the first time in several years, was host to competing teams in the sectional tournament. The Vikings learned witli appre- hension that their first game was with the highly touted Emerson team, who were the 1939 champions in the western division of the N. L H. S. C. The Valpo quintet upset Emerson 26-21, Skinner leading the attack with eleven points. They went on to elim- inate Horace Mann 28-22; Skinner again topped the scoring with nine points. The Vik- ings then rolled over Tolleston 28-21, Henson setting the pace with eight points. In the finals, Valparaiso defeated Lew Wallace in a fast, hardf ought game, ending 40-34, and Dahl led the scoring with seventeen points. This won Valparaiso the right to com- pete in the regional tournament the following week, where the Green and White were defeated by Rensselaer with a score of 26-27. 56 BASEBALL SQUAD 1938 Row 1: Robert Bagdon, Norman Pierce, Roland Sheets. Sterling Fry, Lawrence Dahl, Robert Wulff, Robert Peters, Robert Weiss. Donald Campbell. Row 2: Maurice Greene. Lloyrl Pinkerton, Robert Rhoda. Ray Marrell. Harold Hen- ' :on, John Wiggins — Coach. Guy Wellman, Walter Molinder, Campbell Holt, William Crockett, Charles Beckwith, Charles Coy- -— ; ' V- -7 » WJ 1 i vJ, 9 - C S ' ' 5 -m 1 1 BASEBALL SCHEDULE April 7 — Boone Grove, snow. April 12— Morgan Twp. ' 12-1 April H— Washington, E. C, 8-2 April 19— Soutli Bend, 3-0 April 22 — Hammond, 4-3 April 26— Hammond Tech., 7-1 April 30— Roosevelt, E. C, 16-3 May 27— Roosevelt, 1-9 May 3— Jackson, 3-0 May 6— Whiting, 8-14 r.Iav 10— Hammond Tech, 4-3 May 13— Washington, E C, 4-7 May 17— Whiting, 3-1 May 20— Hammond, 2-1 May 26— South Bend, rain • VIKING NINE WINS TEN • • • Coach Wiggins aided by Mr. Brown and Mr. Pauley led the Viking baseball team to a successful schedule. Out of a fifteen game schedule the local team won eight and lost but five, and two games were not played be- cause of weather. On April 14th, the team traveled to South Bend and, with Rhoda pitching, won 3-0. Three days later they beat Hammond behind Henson ' s pitching and a timely blow by Bob Wulff. Four days after this Rhoda pitched a six hit game against Hammond Tech and won it, 7-1. On April 30. Valparaiso was tied for the lead in the conference due to a 16-3 win over Roosevelt behind Rhoda ' s pitching. On May 3, Molinder shut out Jackson 3-0. After losing to Whiting on May 6, they beat them on May 17 3-1 by Rhoda ' s pitching and Bob Wulff ' s home run with two on. South Bend came to Valparaiso, but because of rain they could not play. For the last game Valparaiso played Roosevelt at Valparaiso. Roosevelt, behind Matulise ' s five hit pitching, hammered out a 9-1 victory over the green and white Vikings. The boys who graduated from the team are Robert Wulff, Campbell Holt, Roland Sheets, and Lloyd Pinkerton. The games lost were to Washington of East Chicago once 8-2, and again 7-4, Whiting 14-8, Hammond Tech 4-3, and Roosevelt 9-0. Coach Wiggins examines Henson who has just been spiked. Marrell singles to the outfield. 57 TRACK TEAM 1938 Row 1— Bottcm: William Heas- iey, Frank Leachman, Richard Moltz. Warren Hoover. Donald Hamilton. Robert Gray. Francis Miskimins. l?ow 2 — Jack Niksch, John I ' leveland. Warren Lutz. Charles F ades. James Smith. Frank Single, Veie Shook. Dwight Arndt. Row 3 — Ralph Powell, coach. Steve Kriston. Jack Henry. Richard Zimmerman. Verne Mc- Cann. Lee Soltz. Claude Biggs. Charles Suesse, John Dodd, Boh Sold. Valparaiso 48 Valparaiso 82 Valparaiso 53 TRACK SCHEDULE Portage 49 Chesterton 51 Hobart 53 Valparaiso 1 Valparaiso 1 Valparaiso 1 Valparaiso 49 ' 2 Tri-Meet — North Jackson, Michigan City South Bend — Conference Meet Gary Sectional Meet Washington 66 1,2 • NEW TRACK FOR CINDER CREW • • • With a new cinder track, built in con- nection with the newly lighted football field, the Viking cinder crew is looking forward to a really successful 1939 track season. For several years track was discontinued in Valparaiso High School, but was revived in 1937. Because it takes several years to develope a team, the Valpo boys did not make such a creditable showing for themselves, winning only one meet out of six. The " Thinlies " dropped their first meet to Portage losing by one point, the score be- ing 48-49. The mainstay in the Valpo attack was Lee Soltz who garnered eleven points at this meet. The Valpo crew then won their next meet with Chesterton 82-51 at Val- paraiso. Then the Hobart " Brickies " came to Valpo and defeated the " Thinlies " to a score of 80-53. In this meet Valpo won in the low hurdles, high hurdles, 880-yard run, shot- put, and the mile relay. On May the 4th the team traveled to Michigan City to compete in a Tri-Meet with North Judson and Michigan City. Valpo ' s onlj? wins were in the shot- put and the relay team. The team then traveled to South Bend for the Conference meet and Jack Henry won a point in the 440; likewise in the sectional at Gary, Jack Niksch got one point in the shot put. In their last start the Vikings were defeated by Washington 66 --49 ' -. McCann and Dodd were the only boys affected by graduation. Verne McCann just clear- ing the bar. Charles Suesse takes the low hurdles in his stride. 58 Bob Stoner in action • GOLFERS ENTER MEETS • ® • The 1938 Valparaiso High School mashie crew, coached by Mr. William Kendall, was hit hard by graduation in 1937; however, they started off on the right foot by trimming La- Porte 9 2-2 ' -. In the next two starts they did not do so well, and were defeated by Michigan City and then trimmed at LaPorte 9 ' l ' -2 ' -. When they started their conference meets, however, they beat Hammond 9-3; but they dropped their next meet to Wash- ington at South Bend to the tune of 8-4. Val- paraiso ' s match with Hammond Tech on Mon- day, May 9, was called off because of rain. On the following Monday, Valparaiso dropped a close decision to Riley of South Bend. In the conference tourney on Saturday, May 14, at LaPorte, Valparaiso ended sixth. The tournament victors were Riley of South Bend. Sam Bohlin of Michigan City was low with a 76. The lowest on our team was Dougall with an 89. Hammond defeated Valpo 7 ' j- 4Vi on May 17. For the second time of the season, Riley of South Bend conquered the Viking squad. As a successful end to the schedule, Valparaiso defeated Central of South Bend. Valparaiso ' s main stays were James Mahoney, Bill Dougall, Bob Stoner, and Paul Biggart. The Vikings lost the majority of their meets, due to an inexperienced crew; how- ever, with all of these boys back in 1939, they have gained much experience. Some of the boys out for golf in 1939 were Tom Benton, Paul Biggart, Melvin Porter, William Thiel, Charles Sink, Paul Christopher, Jack Kuhn, Bob Stoner, and Bill Dougall. GOLF SCHEDULE Date Team Played Result April 13 LaPorte Won April 23 Michigan City Lost April 27 LaPorte Lost April 29 Hammond Tech Won May 4 Hammond Lost May 7 Washington Lost May 9 Hammond Tech Won May 14 Riley — South Bend Lost May 17 LaPorte — Conference May 21 Indianapolis — State Meet May 24 Riley— South Bend Lost May 27 Central — South Bend Won Paul Biggart, Bill Dougall, Bob Stoner, Bill Ramey taking instruction from their coach. William Kendall. A crucial moment for James Mahoney. • MISS HARRISON HEADS GIRLS ' ATHLETICS • • • The girls ' athletic activities, which are entirely intramural, are under the direction and supervision of Miss Elsie Harrison. She has tried to impress upon the girls the fact that athletics should give them something that will extend beyond the mere four years in high school. The physical education director has emphasized the impor- tance of individual games — games that can be played during the hours of recreation which will occur in later years. The aim of the participants in girls ' athletics is not to be a man- nish, muscular person excelling in sports. Their goal, instead, is to learn and practice sportsmanship, which is always a factor in athletic contests, and yet retain the attributes which belong to every woman. The May Festival, which is held each year to raise funds for equipment to be used in the physical education department, is under the direction of Miss Harrison. Entailing a great deal of work, these successful events give an opportunity to the high school students to receive training of a different type necessary in a well-rounded phys- ical education course. During her two years as instructor in Valparaiso High School, Miss Harrison has continued the practice of holiday social dancing classes for the benefit of those who wish to start or improve their dancing for special school functions. Elsie Harrison Girls ' Athletic Director Charlotte Cavell Winner of Senior Cup • CHARLOTTE CAVELL WINS CUP • • Each year the G. A. A. awards to the most outstanding senior girl in the organization, a loving cup. Sportsman- ship, athletic ability, and leadership are taken into consideration. Charlotte Ca- vell was the one to receive the honor last year. She was a member of the G. A. A. board in her junior year, having charge of soccer. She showed her ability early in her high school career, and as a climax to her steadily rising skill and ability, she was elected president of the G. A. A. in her senior year. The loving cup, which now bears her name and the date, also bears the names of the winners of the cup since 1932. The loving cup serves as an incentive to all the girls in the association to work their hardest, and is looked up to as a goal. Establishing a new custom this year, the winner of the cup henceforth will receive a sterling pin with the date engraved on it in addition to the cup. The cup, how- ever, remains the property of the school. G. A. A. BOARD Row 1 Bottom: Miss Harrison— sponsor. Blanche Belaschky, Ruth Wark, Iva Mae Barkey. Nena Winder, Gladys Makovsky. Row 2 Marjorie Warner. Marion Scoville. Carrie Shupe. Ardis Otis. Marcele Arndt. Eileen Hurley. Row 3 Ann Walsh. Mary Thiesen. Rosemary Claussen. Helen Garrison, Mildred Warner, Anne Wharton. SENIOR G. A. A. Row 1 Bottom: Marjorie Warner. Jeanne Campbell. Betty Jean Ziegel. Rosemary Labrecque. Phyllis Daw- son, Betty Nolan, Lorraine Salberg, Marilynn Lowe. Mildred Warner. Row 2 Eileen Hurley, Betty Stanton, Nena Winder, Harriett Rex, Flora Riddle, Doris Lawrence, Kath- erlne Kroetz. Doris Terns, Dorothy Large, Margie Gilliland. Row 3 Jane Varner, Maryannette Smith. Ruby Spencer, June Pearson, Jean Hippensteel. Marianne Graves. Helen GaiTison, Ruth Wark. Anne Wharton. Margaret French. Aileen Stoner, Row 4 Iva Mae Berkey, Blanche Belaschky, Margaret Horner. Valeria Price. Helen Schulz. Marjorie Hamilton, Rosemai-y Wertman, Annadel Maxwell, Carrie Shupe, Betty Keck, Janet Take. 9 BOARD HEADS ORGANIZATION • • • Every year the members of the G. A. A. elect from their number a board consisting of girls outstanding in ability and sportsman- ship. The board has charge of the activities of the G. A. A., acting as a council. The board sees that the constitution is adhered to, and in general forms the backbone of the asso- ciation. This year it consisted of Nena Winder, president; Iva Mae Berkey, vice-president; Ruth Wark, secretary; and Blance Belaschky, treasurer. In charge of the various sports were Helen Garrison, baseball; Marjorie Warner, soccer; Anne Wharton, basketball; Eileen Hurley, volleyball; Marcele Arndt, tumbling; Marion Scoville and Rosemary Claussen, noon-day league; Martha Crisman, track; Mary Thiesen, archery; Mildred Warner, mis- cellaneous sports; Ann Walsh, equipment; and Carrie Shupe, scrapbook chairman. Despite the honor of a position on the board, there is a great deal of work attached to it. More time is put into each individual sport than is realized. Points must be kept ac- curately, and as a whole, the girls understand that mistakes are not altogether to be avoided. The board enjoys the complete co-operation of the G. A. A. which respects its authority. The board stimulates interest in the individual sport and is a successful way of keep- ing the organization running smoothly. It solves both major and minor difficulties, act- ing as spokesman for the entire enrollment. Their judgment is accepted because of the trustworthiness of one of the most successful boards in the history of the G. A. A. 61 FRESHMAN G. A. A. Lois Dalke, Phyllis Crisman. Jeanne Claiidon, Joan Whipple, Alice Clax-k, Lillian Wilson, Bottom: Rachel Snook, Beinice Rumbaugh, Hillpold, Florence ANeals. Doiis Dittman, Marjorie Cornell. Einora HiU, Kathleen Witner, Ann Undei-WGod. Louise Swisher, Mary Jane Burher. Rosemary Fulton. Cornelia Powell. Madelon Fabing, Jean Mcllvain, Marylou Peck, Frances Erea, Marian Crosby, Miriam Brown, Kathleen Nolan. Jean Haley. Martha Wharton. Flora Edith Cox, Virginia Paul, Phyllis Greene, Marjorie Mead, LaVergne Niequist. Viola Mounce, Eleanor Doris Lain, JUNIOR-SOPHOMORE G. A. A. Bottom: Kathryn Field, Helen Miller, Lenore O ' Donne!. Alice Davis, Glaydis Basinger, Eleanor Dalke. Violet Hill, Mary Helen Shaw, Elizabeth Foxwortliy, Marcele Arndt, Gladys Makovsky, Martha Crisman, Vivian McCann, Dorothy Ragsdale, Evelyn Anderson. Eva Brown, Vivian Parry, Marjorie Petralias, Rosemary Koch, Jean Stinchfield. Beatrice Mann. Sarah Derman. CaroliJie Lmdsey, Patricia Wolf. LuJane Wertman. Elaine Magid, Janet Shauer. Ruth Barkley. Nancy Howard, Eileen Sterbenz. Isabel Fabing. Ruth Cotterman, Dorothy Rickman, Aurelia Tucinski. Delia Klein, Ann Walsh, Margaret Snow. Marie Morthland, Patricia Dunlap, Mary Thiesen, Flossie Gates, Ardis Otis, Louise Ahlgrim, Marillynn Heap. Rosemary Bradney, Shirley Lane, Frances Senaento, Lorna Owens, Betty Vamer, Frances White, Ramona Goin, Marjorie Broviak. Marion Scoville, Mary Green, Betty Lucid, Ada Kilmer, Eileen Larcom. Mary Bloeman, Barbara Martin. • G. A. A. ORGANIZED FOR GIRLS • • • The G. A. A. is an athletic association that gives an opportunity to all the girls who are interested in sports to participate. The organ- ization has been under the sponsorship of Miss Elsie Harrison for the past two years. This group has 148 members, active and associate inclusive. Associate members are those who give intentions of participating in sports, and active members are those who have fifty points or over and participate regularlJ The G. A. A. offers a variety of sports, one of which is sure to interest every girl in the organization. The G. A. A. joined the National Amateur Athletic Federation two years ago, and in return for dues, receives monthly publications that give suggestions for improving the organization. Awards are given to participants of sports and those rendering special service. Class numerals are given to any girl earning 250 points; 600 points entitles her to a monogram; 1,500 points, a sweater, and for each additional 500 points, a chevron. The G. A. A. does not engage in participation with other schools, but keeps its tourn- aments in the school and does not enter into extensive competition. This year, for the first time in years, the G. A. A. will sponsor a play day at home. We have been the guests of several high schools, and this is our first chance to reciprocate. Play days are the only means this organization has of testing the skill of its members with that of other schools, but it is not competitive to any great extent, tent. Dues are collected yearly by which the G. A. A. sponsors a soccer picnic and a hike or party. Summing up the G. A. A., it is seen that it is a wholesome, inspiring organiza- tion worthy of the place it holds in the school. 62 Valeria Price and Betty Jean Ziegel play healthball during thie noon hour. Blanche Belaschlvy knocks them down. Betty Stanton matches Valeria Price in a game of deck tennis. Betty Stanton proves she made a " ringer. " • NOONDAY SPORTS FOR GIRLS • • • Noonday league is the only organization in the school which makes it possible for the township members of the G. A. A. to participate in sports. As they are unable to enter into after school activities, the league is the only manner in which they may earn their sweater points. Although the greater number of girls who participate in the noonday league are the township girls, there is a large number of the active members of the G. A. A. that enter every sport. The league is fortunate in having the excellent equipment they have. Every year something new or different has been added, until now the department is complete. Marion Scoville and Rosemary Claussen are the chairmen of noonday league this year, and they find it rather difficult to carry on. Since the changing of the schedule no time has been allowed for noonday league, and the activities have been stopped entirely for the time being. However, before the change, the sports ran on their regular schedule. The winner of the horseshoe tournament was Blanche Belaschky, and Betty Jean Ziegel was runner-up. Along with the horseshoe tournament, a health ball tournament was played. Marjorie Warner was the winner and Nena Winder the runner-up. A doubles horseshoe tournament was planned, but was cut short by the change of schedule. However, working between times, it was finished with Betty Jean Ziegel and Nena Winder as winners and Marion Scoville and Rosemary Claus- sen as runners-up. The noonday league has been unable to operate to its capacity, as bad- minton, bowling, and others have not been played for lack of time. Despite the difficulty of arranging the time for the tournament, ping-pong champions were finally determined. The single ' s tournament ended with Doris Lain, winner, and Anne Wharton, runner-up. The winners of the doubles were Doris Lain and Rita Schoof with Francis White and Rosemary Claussen runners-up. This year, for the first time, a shuffleboard tournament was played. The elimination contest was held during the bas- ketball season. LaVergne Niequist was victorious over Valeria Price, runner-up. 63 Marion Scoville downed by Ar- lene Benson, Martha Wharton, and Marillynn Heap, who are de- termined to keep the ball rolling. • SOCCER OPENS FALL SPORTS • • ® The girls ' sport season opened this fall with the ever-popular soccer under the leadership of Marjorie Warner. One hundred and nine eager enthusiasts came out to participate in a scheduled round-robin tournament of thirty- six games. Twenty-five points are given to all members on the winning team and fif- teen points are given to members of the runner-up. At the end of the contest, teams eight and nine were tied. Immediately following, class teams were picked to determine the class champion. The class teams were as follows; Seniors: Anne Wharton, Eileen Hurley, Jane Varner, Marjorie Warner, Helen Garrison, Ruby Spencer, Mildred Warner, Rose- mary Wertman, Nena Winder, Betty Jean Zeigel, Ruth Wark, Rose Mary LaBrecque; Juni- ors: Martha Crisman, Nancy Howard, Gladys Makovsky, Marcele Arndt. Ann Walsh, Jean Stinchfield, Kate Field, Eileen Sterbenz, Dorothy Ragsdale, Louise Ahlgrim, Alice Davis, Marjorie Broviak, Vivian McCann, Glaydis Basinger; Sophomores: Marion Scoville, Mary Green, Janet Shauer, Patricia Wolf, Rita Schoof, Arlene Benson, Rosemary Claussen, Hilde Buck, Aurelia Tucinsky, Mary Thiesen, Betty Ann Foxworthy, Ruth Barkley; Fresh- men: Mary Lou Peck, LaVergne Niequist, Flora Cox, Jeanne Claudon, Kathleen Witner, Cornelia Powell, Miriam Brown, Doris Lain, Kathleen Nolan, Rosemary Fulton, Martha Wharton, Marion Crosby, Martha Berry. In the preliminary games, the sophomores de- feated the freshmen by a score of 2-0. The juniors were defeated by the seniors 4-2. In the final contest, the seniors were downed by the sophomores with a score of 1-0. Instead of following the usual custom and having a soccer picnic to close the season, a picnic was held on the school grounds. A potluck supper was followed by group games. Then a treasure hunt was staged in which parties of ten went searching for the next clue. The treasure was a bushel of apples by the bonfire, built in the baseball pit. Following the search, entertainment was forthcoming in the form of songs and stories. 64 Bernice Rumbaugh, Mary Green, Isabel Fabing, and Carrie Shupe prevent the ball from coming down. • VOLLEYBALL FIRST INDOOR SPORT • • • Volleyball, the first indoor sport of the season, drew one hundred and two people to participate. Eileen Hurley had charge of the scheduled round-robin tournament. Two series of games were played. In the first series team five was the winner. Members of this victorious team were Ardis Otis, Iva Mae Berkey, Eileen Sterbenz, Ruby Spencer, Kathleen Witner, Marillynn Heap, Rosemary Claussen, Martha Crisman, Mary Helen Breen, and Margaret Snow. Team five also held the title of winner in the second series of thirty-six games. Seventy-tv o games were played in all. Team eight held a close runner up to team five. The captains of the nine teams participating were Alice Davis, Janet Shauer, Valeria Price, Annadel Maxwell, Ruby Spencer, Dorothy Graves, Sarah Derman, Nancy Howard, and Evelyn Anderson re- spectively. Along with the regular tournament an independent contest took place be- tween gang teams. The teams organized were Polygons, Satellites, Yo Yos, Jitterbug, Swingeroos, and Sigma Foos. The eliminations method finally left only the Polygons and Satellites, who fought to a hard finish with the Satellites coming out on top. Class teams were then chosen, and consisted of the following: Senior: Betty Stanton, Marjorie Warner, Helen Garrison, Edith Erea, Eileen Hurley, Annadel Maxwell, Ardis Otis, Iva Mae Berkey, Ruby Spencer, Anne Wharton, Blanche Belaschky, Nena Winder; Junior: Evelyn Anderson, Eileen Sterbenz, Martha Crisman, Ann Walsh, Dorothy Graves, Nancy Howard, Jean Stinchfield, Gladys Makovsky, Glaydis Basinger, Marcele Arndt; Sophomore: Rita Schoof, Arlene Benson, Elaine Magid, Mary Thiesen, Janet Shauer, Louise Ahlgrim, Rose- mary Claussen, Hilde Buck, Margaret Snow, Marie Morthland, Frances Erea, Lou Jane Wertman, Elizabeth Foxworthy, Marion Scoville; Freshman: Lillian Wilson, Betty Lou Claudon, Joan Whipple, Miriam Brown, Martha Wharton, Jeanne Claudon, Doris Lain, Lavergne Niequist, Cornelia Powell, Flora Edith Cox, Mary Lou Peck, Frances Erea. 65 Pat Wolfe is closely guarded by Betty Jean Bratton. 9 BASKETBALL • • • Basketball, the main sport of the G. A. A., is awaited every year by the members of the club with impatience. Ninety girls reported for the sport this year in the usual high spirited manner. After a few trial games for skill, the girls were divided into A and B teams. After being placed on a team, there is always a pos- sibility of being promoted or demoted as a consequence of developed skill or laxness. The A and B teams were divided into eight teams each. The captains of the A teams were Dorothy Graves, Eileen Sterbenz, LuJane Wertman, Mildred Warner, Peggy French, Edith Erea, Iva Mae Berkey and Rosemary Wertman; and the captains of the B teams were Rosemary Labrecque, Carolyn Lindsey, Ardis Otis, Jeanne Claudon, Isabel Fabing, Frances White, Joan Whipple. Delia Klein. A. round robin tournament was played in which each team played every other team. Team 4 finished as winner of the A tournament, with teams 2 and 5 runners-up. Team 8 won the B round robin and teams 1 and 5 were tied for second. Following these tour- naments, class teams were picked by Miss Harrison and Anne Wharton, basketball chair- man. The four teams are paired by means of drawing opponents. Elimination tourna- ments secure the winner of the basketball season. To close the season, annually a basketball banquet is held. Following the meal, awards are given to girls. Only numerals and monograms are given as the sweaters are awarded on honor day at the end of school. After all the business is transacted, the re- mainder of the evening is filled with games and entertainment in the form of music, dances, and skits. Those who are seniors look back upon basketball as one of their most enjoyable high- school athletic activities, and the underclassmen look forward with greater expectancy to the vears to come. 66 Ramona Goin calls Shirley Peter- son out as she is tagged by Nancy Howard. Frances Erea catches a high fly. • BASEBALL • • • Though generally considered a mi- nor sport in most schools, baseball is classified in the upper bracket of sports. The department was greatly strengthened by the purchase of new bases, bats, and rubber covered balls. Last spring, under the leadership of Marjorie Warner, it drew 64 participants. Due to bad weather, baseball was re- stricted to a limit of four nights. Eight teams were made up, and were named after big league teams. A round robin tournament was played, and four teams tied for first place. These teams were captained by Blanche Belaschky, Rose- mary Bradney, Helen Garrison, and Mary Muster. Class teams were chosen as follows: Senior, Beryl Ann Brownell, Charlotte Cavell, Mary Cleveland, Mariangeneen Helvie, Virginia Sanz, Martha Joyce Smith; Junior, Blanche Be- laschky, Iva Mae Berkey, Edith Erea, Helen Garrison, Eileen Hurley, Betty Keck, Betty Stanton, Ruth Wark, Rosemary Wertman, Nena Winder, Betty Jean Zeigel; Sophomore, Marcele Arndt, Glaydis Basinger, Rosemarj BradneJ Mar- tha Crisman, Alice Davis, Nancy Howard, Delia Klein, Gladys Makovsky, Shirley Peterson, Ann Walsh; Freshman, Louise Ahlgrim, Rosemary Claussen, Frances Erea, Josephine Mayer, Marie Morthland, Mary Lou Peck, Rita Schoof, Marion Scoville, Janet Shauer. In the preliminaries, the freshmen defeated the seniors, and the juniors defeated the sophomores. In the finals, the juniors were soundly trounced by a strong team of freshman players. Last year was the first time for years, that the freshman class team was the victor. Despite all difficulties, baseball was carried through to a finish, and on the whole was a very successful season. This year baseball was under the leadership of Helen Garrison, baseball chairman. Over seventy-five eager en- thusiasts joined in a round-robin tournament, which was im- mediately followed by the playing off of the class tourna- ment. All social activities were dropped because of the lack of time because of the new system. 67 Betty Nolan takes aim. • MINOR SPORTS PROGRAM • • • G A. A. also offers a wide variety of minor activities to fill in the school year. These minor sports are not as strenuous as the major sports and offer a form of healthful exercise to those restricted from the more active sports. The minor sports are archery, tumbling, and track, where individual competition is stressed. The archery season, under the direction of Mary Thiesen was unusually exciting this year. In the tournament the girls were allowed to stand thirty-two and fifty paces, and at the end of the contest, Mary Thiesen, Carrie Shupe, and Frances White were tied up. Eighteen arrows were shot by each girl to determine the winner and runner- up. Mary Thiesen was the victor with a score of forty-six, while Carrie came in second with a score of thirty-two. Tumbling, under Marcele Arndt, acquired thirty participants. All the girls were placed on the A team, B team or no team at all. To make the A team, the girl was re- quired to pass the eighteen assigned stunts and one original. If all but three were mas- tered, the girl was a member of the B team. The remaining girls were not placed on any team at all. Track, under the supervision of Martha Crisman had a successful season and aided in the proficiency of the girls in running, shot-put, and high jumping. Dorothy Rickman exercises her mus- cles in a shot-put. Charlotte C a v e 1 1 just cleared the bar in a high jump. 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