AS THE twice is BEM...
Digging into the musty archives of Victor Valley Union
High School and poring over yellowed pages of former an-
nuals, we find that the first yearbook was printed back in the
days before the lawn was planted, when Dr. Francis was prin-
cipal, in the year l926.
The first joshua Tree, edited by Margaret'Farley, shovqed an
impressive array of seventeen graduates.
For the next three years the annual was discontinued be-
cause of a lack of financial support.
Bill Payette was the editor of the second joshua Tree, pub-
lished in l93O. lt contained the first page devoted to Big Bear
and three pages of snaps.
The third yearbook was edited by Charles Wondra. Big Bear
High School wandered slightly and we' found its picture over
a write-up about play day.
In the next book, 1932, we find Big Bear back in its right-
ful place. Ray McAllister was the editor, and it was the only
annual to have a riddle page with the answers in the back of
ln i932-33 the Board was forced to remove its support,
so Isabelle Ridley, the editor, and her staff put in many hours
of hard work typing the pages and hand-painting the divisions.
No debts, anyhow!
ln 1934 Miss Nelson was made advisor and the Annual
really began to become a book of which we could be proud.
This yearbook, edited by Myrle Black, was the first to have
a definite theme-Progress. The division pages were novel
and a strip of baby pictures made it very interesting. This
annual was financed with difficulty, but even though it con-
tained only forty-eight pages, it was a real annual.
The next annual, the seventh, added ten pages, and with
Alva johanson as editor was memorable for its unusual history
theme and division pages matching the cover.
The staff is justly proud of this year's joshua Tree. lt has
been increased past its original size and now contains sixty-
eight pages. lt has a cloth cover and the theme traces the
development of our school.
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