Wellesley High School - Wellesleyan Yearbook (Wellesley, MA)

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JRARY ;etts WELLESLEY FREE LIBRARY 3 4870 00423 0815 In a year marked by such historic events as the Watergate scandals, Vice Presi¬ dent Agnew’s resignation, the Arab-lsraeli war, and the energy crisis, the theme of IMPACT for the 74 Wellesleyan is quite appropriate. We have felt the impact of the world beyond Wellesley High School Therefore, our attitudes toward government and life in general have become cynical, mistrustful, and despairing. The world we are entering after high school is uncertain, so we look to each other for assurance and to retain a grip on reality. The result has been a reawakening of “Red Raider Pride " as we have stirred out of our past apathy and begun to share our ideas, opinions, and common goals. Throughout this entire yearbook with particular emphasis in the following pages, we have attempted to portray the impact of this year’s events and our reactions to them. Jeff Clark, Editor-in-Chief A Table of Contents Involvement (School and Community) . 12 Inquiry (Faculty and Academics) . 30 Interaction (Activities) . 58 Vitality (Athletics) . 98 Traditions . 148 Individuals (Seniors, Juniors, Sophomores. 162 Ads and Sponsors.233 Index 239 1973-74 ... A year of national and international crises . . . We, as students and individuals, were affected by events and people, in our community and the world at large. 2 3 IMPEACH WITH HONOR What did we hear. . . What did we see. . . That had an impact on our lives? BEHIND EVERY WATERGATE IS A MM L HOUSE HE ' S GUILTY. Photo Credit: Laurie Martel i THE TAPEWORM Photo Credits: Bottom Left: Gary Newman Top Center: Dave Sluyter Top Right: Rich Nicolai 5 6 The Friendships We Formed Through Our High School Years Had an Immeasurable Impact on Our Lives. 11 Traditionally, the school has been a reflection of the community’s desires, but it has remained until recently an isolated part of the community world, a microcosm primarily concerned with itself, and bounded by its building. Within its walls of brick and mortar, an artificial world was created, consisting of books, students, teachers, and activities. Students were separated from real life situations, living in their uto¬ pian world of academia, where the main concern of students was a successful report card. In the 1970’s, though, these barriers began to break down, and today, in 1974, they are being broken down even further. Now, the students are finding themselves becoming an active segment of the community. Consequently, there is interaction between high school students and the wider world of the community. New possibilities have opened up for students through programs such asi work! experience, work study, alternate semester, independent study, distributive educa¬ tion . . . These different experiences transcend and complement the traditional intellectual training. Academia is still primarily the function of Wellesley High School, but the importance of outside experiences has finally been realized. Today, we, as students, have the opportunity to interact in the best of both worlds. In the following pages, we will explore these developments. Nancy Cavers School and Community Editor 12 Students Are Attracted to the Cosmopolitan City of Boston The Wilbur The State House Museum of Fine Arts 14 The Boston Skyline at night. The Boston City Hall with the Custom House Tower behind. M.l.T. Boston Public Garde 11 A 20 minute drive on the Mass. Pike from Wellesley to Boston brings a world of theatre, history, art, fine restaurants, world- renowned universities, government, and medicine. Exciting, cos¬ mopolitan, and enriching are words that describe our city. Histori¬ cal monuments mark this birthplace of America; Faneuil Hall, Hay- market Square, The Old North Church, Paul Revere’s House, and others. The old is cofnplimented with the new; the City Hall, Pru¬ dential Center, and the John Hancock Building. The smells and sounds of Boston Harbor and the taste of our famous seafood; the presidents we have produced from Adams to Kennedy; the delight of Arthur Fiedler’s Boston Pops; and the charm of Beacon Hill are familiar and special to all of us. Boston — an ideal city for students to extend their educational experiences beyond the walls of Wellesley High School. 15 We, as the departing senior class, of the Wellesley Senior High School, feel we owe a great deal to our community. Wellesley is not just another town where our homes are located: it is where we go to school, participate in activities, and where we live. Wellesley, as a community, has had a profound impact on all of us, especially through the many organiza¬ tions that are designed to help residents, such as Friendly Aid, Hotline, Multi-Service Organi¬ zation, Human Relations Service, and the vari¬ ous church groups. People in Wellesley are active and inter¬ ested, and therefore become concerned about major local issues such as the proposed addi¬ tion to the Senior High School. The discussion on this issue was widespread and controver¬ sial, affecting nearly all of us. We, as students, have the opportunity to view such debates in a form of government unique to New England: the town meeting. We realize that Wellesley is not " just another suburb” of Boston. We are a community that has three colleges located here; Wellesley, Babson, and Mass. Bay. Because of this, we have a large population of young people and many cultural services provided by the col¬ leges. Students with a special interest have the opportunity to pursue it in greater depth through college courses. Wellesley Clock Tower Wellesley Hills Wellesley Town Hall Wellesley Square NATICK W E 5 T C N ?Af TY M0OSI OF TWf © H .o 9 a a«l M. ■ ‘ " 5 JoCX p r 0. « ' ' - ' 001 c rax - ■ ' » ' ® -men, «,♦ ♦ ♦ «» P» r4 ’ © FP.d «acc t l P « — »• » P. 4C ' +• • " ■ fLMS to it aotSTD O com moo ■b»»toa t-Arpep FfcnuXLV " ParK. HO.TOH moii ' t »H6C(. HAAUACP POOACe MA f SttOAeff I O rrvAU SSoAtC fftOil C HACC KWXtwi or rtne act museum of science «eu txiKUit aqoAili um capHtom thcatcc . OLD OOCTH CH OtX.lt TdUtXnTl AC ■poBUC U A a Ity SHU ' fterT frtea.rej- 5SmfH3«V MACC 9Mr Hoosa toic-pue TMea.ro- 4cn» Our Community , Wellesley, Has Had an Impact on Us Through Our High School Years Wellesley Free Library The Wellesley Inn Friendly ' s We are aware that since Wellesley is a fairly affluent community with many professional people as residents, adults in Wellesley are concerned about having a strongly academic high school that prepares us (80% in last year’s class) for college. But, we feel that the community at some point must recognize that not all of us are college-bound, therefore, we should have a high school strong in all areas (e.g., vocational training, career preparation, etc.). During our short stay at the high school, we have seen these types of programs develop and become a more ingrained part of the high school curriculum; for example, Work-Study, Independent Study, Distributive Education, Alternate Semester, and Y.E.S. After graduation from high school, when we enter a wider world of experience, we will come to realize that Wellesley is a mini-world, a reflection of the suburban middle class experi¬ ence in America. Left: Village Church 17 BLOOD PEOPL E LAND Time Out for Black Thoughts We gave you Jackie Robinson, Althea Gibson, Arthur Ashe, Willie Mays, Roy Campanella, Jimmy Brc wn and Satchel Page. We gave you Louis, Johnson, Hayes, Jesse Owens, " Sugar Ray. " But black is mud and thunderstorms And evil deeds and boogeymen, While white is angel food and clouds And purity and heaven. We invented the cotton planter, Fire escapes, the shoe-last machine. The synchronour multiplex railway telegraph, The automatic lubricator. Electromagnetic brake apparatus, Golf tees, potato chips and lawn mowers. But black is mud and thunderstorms And evil deeds and boogeymen, While white is angel food and clouds And purity and heaven. Dr. Charles Drew, whose research Led to blood banks, saving lives, Bled to death when a white hospital refused him. Dr. Martin Luther King preached Non-violence, received the Nobel Peace Prize And was shot to death by a white man . But black is mud and thunderstorms And evil deeds and boogeymen, While white is angel food and clouds And purity and heaven. But black is also new-plowed earth, And licorice and chocolate pudding. Black is also ebony — Seal skin and velvet dresses. Black is mystery and caviar, Ripe olives and eagle feathers. Black is softness, gentle midnight, Summer evenings bathed in starlight. While white, when blind to all the rest, Is Klan, decay and death. Metco Means Experiences in Two Communities: Boston and Wellesley Busing is . . . The 6:00 alarm ringing and the " My, My, My’s” of David Adams till 7:00 when you hustle for your bus stop just when " Keep on Truckin’’ comes on. It ' s the dawning of the morning, the snow white in the day, and the dark when you return home again. It’s the bumps and shuttles of the Riverside trolley when you missed the bus. It’s the lost friendships only to be regained on weekends. It’s the cry for a warm ebony hand, only to echo in shallow white-washed halls. It’s discovering that not everyone knows you ' re Black. It ' s the warm womb of the METCO office and Mrs. Ramsey asking “Don ' t you have a class? " It ' s Robin telling a corny joke and Worthy being the only one to laugh. It’s a conversation between Robin, Cheryl, and Arthur turning into a mass argument. It’s Luis’ " Woo!” and Robbie ' s " You’re -— right Luis. " It ' s Arlene’s soft, sweet voice bellowing, " Check it out. " It ' s Rosemary ' s eyes and Walter ' s hat. It’s Gary’s head and Joel’s latest invented comb. It ' s Tibits, Guy, Karen, Jimmie, Shelia, Kenny, Freddy, Teddy, Judith, Sandra, Deane, Derek,. . . It’s a shadow in all the light. But most of all, busing is an education for Blacks, so that future Black generations won’t have to be bused. Lady in Waiting Cheryl Worthy Arlene Bennett, Robby Wilson, Phaedra Bruton, Guy Williams Mrs. Ramsey Leanna Lester Time to chat with friends in the cat. Even in Tears, There Is Joy in Being Black Being Black not only means being self-supporting, but independent as well. Being Black is being proud, and knowing that we the peoples of color are America and without our forefa¬ thers it couldn’t exist. Being Black is knowing our identities through the his¬ tory in this country. It is conditioning oneself and one’s mind to attain a sense of awareness; Black awareness. Being Black means beauty in the mind as well as the soul; we believe in beauty, Black beauty. Being black is knowing that it took the toil, sweat, and blood of our people to make America function. Robyn Williams Phaedra Bruton and Sheila Sutherland Barbara Anderson has a bite to eat. Lenora McGhee laughs at a funny comment. " I always return my library books in time!” Dial Norris Studying in the cat. Time for a quiet talk. A street in Boston (Below). Akua Gore Tona Dickerson Anna Emanuel A.B.C., a Better Chance, Means Communities Rebecca Vazquez Tona Dickerson, Anna Emanuel, Akua Gore, Charo Jimenez, Cardrenia Ellis. Living in Two Wellesley’s A.B.C. program completed its second year. We are all busy with our studies, our chores, and our social life. We are pretty much accustomed to Wellesley by now but we still prefer our city surroundings back home. The new girls in the program, Anna Emanuel, Car¬ drenia Ellis, and Tona Dickerson, are all handling their new situa¬ tion quite well. Anna has been working in the school library dur¬ ing her free studies while Cardre¬ nia has been spending some of her afternoons joining in some of the Junior Red Cross activities. Tona spends some of her free time playing basketball after school. The girls from last year, Becky Vazquez, Cassandra Glo¬ ver, Alta Jimenez, and Denise Gore, are also busy with their second year in Wellesley. Becky, our only senior, is occupied with her afternoon job at E. A. Davis. The rest of her free time is spent pondering her plans. The three juniors, Cassandra, Alta, and Denise are also concerned with their plans for college as well as participating in after school activ¬ ities. Our study hours take up the rest of our evening time. Our house is situated at 12 Norfolk Terrace, and it is always busy. We always have something to do whether it’s doing our chores or just listening to some good soul music! Our weekends are devoted to our social lives. We always have something planned whether it’s going to the movies, a dance or just having some friends over. Sundays we usually spend with our “Host Families.” These are families who live in Wellesley and who volunteer to take the girls in their homes and become close friends. The " Host Fami¬ lies " usually plan an activity for that day with their special girl or they just spend a quiet afternoon at home. We are all happy to be here and we hope our future years in Wellesley will start as well as this one has. Rebecca Vazquez Wellesley A.B.C. 21 Work Study Program Allows Students to Complete Their High School Education While Holding a Job Since 1970, Mr. Rocky Edwards has been the full-time coordinator of the Work Study Program. Under his supervision, students gain valuable work experience while at the same time continuing their high school education. The primary purpose of the program is to help encour¬ age students to obtain a high school diploma. The students enrolled in this program have their schedules specially arranged so that they attend school in the morning; and in the afternoon they are employed in Wellesley or a neighboring com¬ munity. Periodically, the students are evaluated on the quality of their work during the year by their employers. Due to the tre¬ mendous success of the Work Study Program, the number of students enrolled has increased annually to approximately 60 this year. Mary Jane Brazil at Wool worth’s. Robert Barbour at Brigham’s. Work Study Coordinator, Rocky Edwards. Kevin Murren at Dana Hall. Linda Pullan at The Cooky Jar. John Cavagnaro at Dave Abbott ' s Gulf. 22 Cheryl Borghi at Taffy’s Dancewear. Nancy Marshall at The Music Box. Distributive Education: A Specialized Course David Milky at the Mobil Station. Diane Nicolai at the Wool Shop. Debby Lanza and Betsy Strickland at Olkens. Distributive Education is one of our newest programs at Wellesley High. Offered on a limited basis in 1972-73, it is now fully operational with 37 stu¬ dents enrolled. DE is a cooperative course in Retailing, Merchandising, and related management. All the stu¬ dents are employed part time in Retail¬ ing occupations making DE a special¬ ized field of study. Students are “train¬ ees” at their work stations and are evaluated periodically by their training sponsor and Mr. Conaty. Distributive Education students are a broad cross section of the junior-senior student body with a large number of students furthering their education at college and business schools. Classroom activities are entirely geared to the functions of marketing with great stress placed on sales tech¬ niques, consumer behavior, principles of advertising, merchandise display, and buying techniques. Students are expected to obtain their part time jobs, although the DE teacher does offer job leads and employment counseling. With the large numbers of people employed in the Distribution process today, DE is a most timely and relevant course at Wellesley High School. Richard Roberson at the Wellesley News Agency. Left: Kathy Abruzzese at Paine’s Furniture. 23 A Wide Variety of Interests Shown in Independent Study This Year Can you take a dog’s temperature? Talk to a retarded child? Help a cripple to walk? Deal with a suicide threat? Name a dozen classics in Chinese lit¬ erature? Explain planetary nebula? More than eighty Wellesley High stu¬ dents are acquiring these skills in vol¬ unteer work ranging from hospitals to offices, from art studios to pet shops, and from college campuses to the State House. The greater Boston com¬ munity has become our educational playground, where academic credit can be earned in the pursuit of highly individual interests. Bob Malley edits his film. PattyThibodeaustudies Indian Literature with Mrs. Goddard. “I wanted to take second year shorthand but I couldn’t fit it into a regular schedule. How¬ ever, I could do it as an Inde¬ pendent Study, which does not require formal scheduling. The classroom lessons are recorded on tapes which I take down in shorthand. The les¬ sons include theory, speed building, and transcription. It is possible to keep up with the class by spending the appro¬ priate amount of time per week.” Ellen Carney Ellen Carney practices her shorthand. ’’The best aspect is working with the kids, and seeing the difference between 7th and 9th graders, and ourselves. Giving them an appreciation of history, see¬ ing them grow, and comparing the differences between my illusions of being a 9th grader, and what it really is like.” Dana Young i i Dana Young teaches Ancient History to a 9th grade class. Alternate Semester Provides Seniors With an Alternative to Conventional Education Nancy Hankin, Martha Turner, Mr. Hadlock, Hilary Winslow, Carrie Wilson. This year, under the direction of Mr. Wayne Hadlock, a new pro¬ gram was added to the curriculum of Wellesley High: Alternate Semester. As an alternative to formal education, Alternate Semes¬ ter offers the senior student opportunities in education and experi¬ ence not available in the classroom. The program enables the stu¬ dent to have a greater understanding of his environment by dis¬ covering and learning from people whose values and lifestyles are different from his. Fifteen selected seniors met weekly during a fall seminar to dis¬ cuss the planning, housing and arranging of employment. The actual program began in January for a fifteen week period. Ten weeks were devoted to individual working and living experiences and a total of four to five weeks involved group activities and an evaluation of the program. The Regional Advisory Council to the State Board of Education As recipients of current educational programming, Regional Student Councils advise the State Board of Education and the Department of Education about their educational needs and concerns. Each spring, the elections for this position are held during the same week as the elec¬ tions for class officers. Sally Whalen was elected as Wellesley High’s delegate and Dave Rosenberg as the alternate to this position. As members of the Greater Bos¬ ton Council, Sally and Dave worked on such problems as the confidentiality of students’ records and students’ rights and responsibilities. As the publicity Ma¬ son for one of the Greater Boston Coun¬ cils, Sally also worked with WBZ’s radio show, “Talk to the People.” David Rosenberg and Sally Whalen. 25 FAPS Council Discusses Several Aspects of School Policy The FAPS council (Faculty, Administration, Parents, and Students) provides an opportunity for discussion of school policies and enables faculty, administration and parents to present their concerns to a representative student group. The FAPS Council has no power to establish rules, but after issues have been discussed by the council, their ideas and recommendations are then reviewed and evaluated by the administration when formulating school policies. The main topics discussed this past year were student evaluation of teachers, seminars, parent-student communi¬ cation problems, and the proposed addition to the senior high. Top Row: Mrs. Tucker, Mr. Rokicki, Kathy Elmblad, Peter Ajemian, Mrs. Muirhead, Mr. Vasaturo, Mr. Carbone, Mr. Mazukina, Mr. McCormick, Nick Burns. Seated Row: Mrs. Gardner, Karen Musser, Mark Johnston, Mr. Hunter, Meg Stone, Peter Taggart, LaurenGlass, Mrs. Bodden. Kathy and Peter ponder a key issue. y Mr. Rokicki listens to the discussion. P. T.S.A. Has a Busy Year Seated Row: Sue O’Hara, Mrs. Bodden, Mrs. Muirhead, Mr. Brundage, Mrs. Woods, Mrs. Fagan, Mrs. Sproul, Mrs. Taggart. Back Row: Mrs. Ely, Karen Litle, Andrea Jung, Kathy Curran, Mrs. Goodman, Meg Stone, Diane Nicolai, Jeb Bachman, Peter Taggart, Mrs. Cook, Mr. Sproul, Dr. Muirhead, Mr Fagan, Dr. Taggart, Mr. Rokicki. The Parents, Teachers, and Students Association provides a means to explore mutual concerns between teachers and parents. The PTSA meets annually for three evening pro¬ grams. The first meeting in the fall of the school year is considered an “open house.” This gives the parents an opportunity to meet the teachers, and observe or hear explanations of the courses offered at the high school. During, mid-winter, the next meeting is scheduled to dis¬ cuss special topics that have arisen during the year. These topics may be introduced by FAPS concerning various aspects of the school curriculum or activities. In the spring session, parents discuss briefly school busi¬ ness, but it is used primarily to elect officers for the coming year. In addition to all that occurs during these meetings, the PTSA has one other concern which is the scholarship fund. The fall dues of two dollars are used for the operation of the association and a scholarship which is awarded to a senior. The P.T.S.A. officers. Work Experience Matthew Gorman Youth Employment Service Y.E.S., the initials of which mean Youth Employment Service, serves as an interim between residents of Wellesley and stu¬ dents interested in job opportunities. Senior Patricia Furdon handles the numerous calls coming from residents needing jobs done, ranging from clerical work to babysitting, washing windows to office cleaning. Diane Nicolai Robert Barbour 28 Wellesley School Committee Meets Regularly With Student Advisory Council to Discuss Student Views M flush v 5 9 Unit • , Ft. ■ - » • m •, - J M Pfj Row 1: Heidi Fernsebner (a 9th grader), Marcie Greenfield, Maureen Maher (secretary), Kevin Donahue (chairman), Mike Brown, Dr. Muto, Assistant Superin¬ tendent. Row2: Mr. McNeish, Mrs. Dunham, Secretary; Mrs. Kelly, Chairman; Mr. Porter, Vice Chairman; Mr. Schermerhorn, Dr. Goodman, Superintendent. Mike Brown, Kevin Donahue. The Student Advisory Board serves as a link of communi¬ cation between the students and the school committee. The Student Advisory Board consists of two seniors; Kevin Dona¬ hue (chairman), and Maureen Maher (secretary); junior Mar¬ cie Greenfield; sophomore, Mike Brown; and 9th grader, Heidi Fernsebner. The elected student representatives meet Maureen Maher, Heidi Fernsebner, Marcie Greenfield. twice a month with the school committee to voice their opin¬ ions on issues ranging from the state of the Bradford to Jun¬ ior High rules. While their opinions are not always conclusive in forming school policies, they do keep the school commit¬ tee abreast with current trends in student viewpoints. Thinking Generates Questions There are two standards for anything we do: the ideal, and the actual. Each of us tries to perform nearer to the ideal, although we never attain it. So it is with our school work. We know all too well that drudgery, boredom, frustration, and uselessness that are too often characteristic of “studying.” Yet, we must remember the joy of discovering something new about our world that we had always questioned; the satisfaction of mastering part of a foreign lan¬ guage or a new concept; the pride of turning out a good paper. We must remember that we are part of a process where step by step the whole of the world becomes apparent; a process in which we learn a concept to ponder and question, and from our questioning, we are capable of learning more. The learning process has its moments of frustration but also moments of accomplishment, of wonder, and of satisfaction. Dave Birney Academics Editor What Are the Functions of Our Meetings with parents, discussions with students, appear¬ ances before the school committee, preparing the budget, and providing leadership for the faculty, are some of the var¬ ied and demanding tasks Mr. Rokicki experiences during the course of the year. With the secretarial details tended to by Mrs. Steeves, Mr. Rokicki finds a full calendar each day and several evenings per week. With such a demanding sched¬ ule, he finds relaxation with his family on weekends by play¬ ing golf, skiing, piloting small aircraft, and visiting various sections of New England. As a native Mid-Westerner and Purdue graduate, he has found this area of the country inter¬ esting. He stated recently, “For whatever reason or combination of reasons, this academic year thus far has been the most pleasant one I can recall in terms of staff, student and paren¬ tal cooperation and willingness to work together for the bet¬ terment of all. My positive perceptions of what is happening extend beyond the confines of the school and into the com¬ munity as well.“ Mr. Vasaturo chats with Mr. Touhey. Mr. Carbone works on computer scheduling. Mr. Rokicki meets informally with Dave Birney and Sharon Skelly. Administrators? Mr. Carbone The blue pass that states “report to office to see Mr. Car¬ bone or Mr. Vasaturo at the end of the period " reflects what students often view as the major role of the vice principals: disciplinarians. But, students rarely see Mr. Carbone involved in his “pet project " of computer scheduling. He orchestrates the schedules of nearly 1500 students and over 100 teachers, by juggling rooms, times, course require¬ ments, and special programs. A testimony to his ability is the fact that over 90% of students who desire certain courses find that their needs are met. Arranging field trips, developing the Program of Studies, and supervising the publication of the student and faculty handbooks are among Mr. Vasaturo’s many duties. Also, he c onsults frequently with advisors and student leaders who are involved in extra-curricular activities. So, the next time you receive a “blue pass,” remember that Mr. Carbone and Mr. Vasaturo are performing only one duty of many. THEODORE ROKICKI, Principal RICHARD CARBONE, Assistant Principal PETER VASATURO, Assistant Principal BARBARA STEEVES Administrative Assistant English Electives Complete Second Is Joanna Sidney enrolled in Comedy and Sat¬ ire? David Birney looks like a Biblical Scholar. “What’s her name, Gary?” Doug Banks, Doug Boudreau, and Nancy Marshall must be happy with their English class. Do you believe it? Steve Goodwin and Tom O’Rourke are reading their Eng¬ lish books! 34 Right: Stephanie Richardson. Successful Year Mary Kerr, Doug Lakis, Kathleen Lestition, and Tom Johnson must ike Eng¬ lish! Of all recent changes in the high school curriculum, the introduction of English electives to the program of studies has had the greatest impact on the largest number of stu¬ dents. The overall reaction of students to the opportunity they now have to choose their own English courses has been very positive. There is a wide range of choices available from the highly demanding and academic offerings (e.g. Literary Criticism and The Relationship of Art, Music and Literature) to moder¬ ately challenging courses (e.g. The Current Scene and Prac¬ tical English). Students are able to devise a program suited to their individual needs, talents, and interests. For example, Drama Workshop, The Creative Process in Writing and Intro¬ duction to Broadcasting are all designed to prepare and develop students in areas of special interest to them. In all of its courses, the English Department seeks to help “. . . students learn to discover themselves, to live with themselves, and to direct their ideas and feelings to activities that may enrich their minds. . .” WILBURY CROCKETT, Department Head KATHLEEN LESTITION PAT ROSENFIELD ELLEN LEVINE LAWRENCE FISCHER SUSAN ALEXANDER DENNIS McCORMICK JANICE BARRETT GODDARD MARTHA FISKE RONNA WAYNE HADLOCK SUSAN BLOOM RALPH GRIFFIN CAROLYN FITZPATRICK BROOKS GODDARD Fred Connors proves that even seniors have to study. VOLGA RESS LEWIS GURMAN IS Visual and Audio Impact: Which is the drum major? Geoff Campbell, Michael Villmow. Gary Culbert and Martin Hansberry learn film is also an art form. Don’t lose your place! Tony McAuliffe, Peter Mahlstedt. " Do . . Re. . . Mi. . . " Linda Wrobleski. 36 Chip Turgeon relaxes by reading. The Fine Arts For some students, the Art department is more than a department in the school: it is a way of life. Once enrolled in the art courses, the students discover that they are faced with challenges that exceed those offered by academic activ¬ ity. Each art course becomes a medium to develop intellectual curiosity, creativity, humaneness, sensitivity, flexibility, self- identity, and self-image. The only shortcoming of the Art Department is the inadequate facilities. SALVATORE SIMONE WILLARD GOW, Department Head MIRIAM STODDARD JACK RUTLEDGE GEORGE McGOFF JOAN LANZA Once agai n, the music department had a busy start to the 1 973-4 school year with the organization of a 19-piece orchestra for “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown,” a suc¬ cessful musical production and an unusual event for the fall of Wellesley High. Thanksgiving marked the end of the marching band season. This year, the ranks of the band included a color guard, and six girls bearing flags of red, white, and black. Intricate drills added to the fanfare and the impressive overall effect of the band. The band, orchestra, and chorus are becoming well-travelled organizations with their annual exchange trips. Last year the destinations were Portland, Maine, and Watchung, New Jersey. This year, the groups will travel to Clinton, Connecticut. The annual fall concert was the debut for the music department. With a wide variety of music, ten groups displayed their talents. DONALD SULLIVAN ROBERT DAVIS RICHARD DREW, Department Head Even in today’s technological age, the primary means to communicate ideas is through the written word. In fact, the ability to read rapidly is as crucial as any other learning skill. Recognizing this, the Reading Department seeks to provide courses in basic reading and also speed reading courses for those who wish to improve their ability. 8 KATHLEEN GORDON Department Head 37 New Electives Offered This Year in They know more than VeDlen aooui leisure. Tourguide, Mrs. Reuland, and Laurie Martel rest at the U.N. He’s actually enjoying the new Sophomore electives! David Silvernail. The International Relations class takes a trip to the United Nations. One of the high points was an international (Italian) dinner. Gary Newman, Jane Glod, Peter Ziegeiman. 38 Social Studies Mr. Murphy with Humanities students on field trip to see “American Graffitti.’ ' The Social Studies Department is in the process of evaluat¬ ing their total program so as to make use of the latest in materials and methodology. Over the past two years, sum¬ mer workshops have served to explore new approaches and to develop specific courses which seem to fit the needs of students and at the same time keep pace with current trends in the field. The new Sophomore offerings on more specific aspects of world history and culture are the first major outgrowth of departmental revision with course offerings ranging from such topics as significant leaders and issues in history, to a literary approach to history and a cultural approach to selected areas of the world. The second phase of revision will go into effect during the next school year and will consist of a modified elective program in United States History including such topics as foreign policy, reform movements and minority groups, the American West, 20th century Amer¬ ica and American military history as well as the traditional survey courses. In addition, the Senior electives have also undergone some revision which reflects the on going and changing nature of these courses which deal primarily with aspects of the Social Sciences other than history — political science, sociology and cultural anthropology. It is the desire of the department to provide as flexible and broad a program as possible for students within the practical limitations imposed by scheduling and to make maximum useof teacher expertise in their specialized areas of interest. GARDNER MARCHANT, Department Head The Business and Industrial Arts Departments Prepare Students With Special Talents “They put laughing gas in my lunch! ' Miss Copell. “I wish I were making money like that!” Donna Pearl. “85 words a minute! I must be able to improve. " Shelia Sutherland. “They said I ' d find it under here. " “I think my finger is caught. " Ken Hill. 40 The Business Education department mainly fulfills the needs of those students who are completing their formal education with high school by providing many of the basic skills, such as typing, stenography, use of business machines, etc., necessary for success in the world of busi¬ ness. Because they have many of the machines found in a modern office, this allows for a simulated business environ¬ ment. They also provide for the college bound student who wishes to learn typing. In short, the department is preparing students for the future. Patty Pacquette learns to use the business department machines. The Industrial Arts program consists of three major areas of course offer¬ ings: Technical Drawing and Graphics, Woodworking, and Machine Shop. Over 100 students in the past few years have been turned away from courses because of the lack of facilities, space, and equipment needed to accommodate larger numbers of students. Those interested in auto mechanics must work on their cars in the courtyard area. Increased student interest in the Industrial Arts courses can be traced to a variety of reasons; the various job opportunities now available in technical accupations, the desire that students have to better understand the techno- ogical environment of the 70’s, an exploration of individual talents and abili¬ ties, a need to develop the skills and knowledge in preparation for a chosen ield of work, the growth in appreciation for good design and workmanship, and finally, the surge of pride that the craftsman feels when his project is :ompleted. B u s i n e s s SUSAN COPELL ARTHURHALL ANN HICKEY ESTHER FINE FLORENCE McGILVRAY ROBERT ALDRICH, Department Head “Well, you see, Mr. Andrew, the dog ate it.” Chris O ' Leary. “Step 13?!!. . .1 lost you on step one!” Ginny Adams. The thought process — Louis Bergonzi. Math definitely is a logical subject! Is it chocolate, strawberry, or plain vanilla? Sally Tuck. Cindy Lee Math Department Offers Two New Courses In accordance with one of the goals of flexibility in the Mathematics Department, there is a wide selection of mathe¬ matics courses for students. Among the choices, students now find Matrix Algebra and Probability and Statistics. Both courses are offered twice a week for the school year. Stu¬ dents may take either or both courses concurrently with another math course. Matrix Algebra is a course which typifies a way of enhanc¬ ing one’s understanding of mathematics. Students take some mathematics which they know, think about it in a new light and interpret it in a different way so that the mathemat¬ ics can work in a new context. Probability and Statistics makes use of some familiar alge¬ bra, fundamental set theory and probability theory, along with statistical reference to formulate a course which has application in such fields as economics, business, education, and in the social and physical sciences. Anyone interested in computers has appreciated the new location of the computer room on the third floor of the wing near the math department office. Students have enjoyed the free access, availability, and use of the computer. Another plus this year has been the innovation of the math seminars for students and teachers. Guest speakers have presented various topics in the seminars and the encourag¬ ing response has been a factor in the proposal that these seminars be continued. M a t h e m a t c 5 RONALD TIBERIO JAMES BARR RANDALL HORSEMAN RICHARD PALMACCIO MARLENE ALLEN HOWARD LEVIN JOSEPH ANDREW, Department Head GEORGE KERIVAN SR GORDON IVANOSKI JAMES SULLIVAN ROSS HUNTER MAXWELL MONTGOMERY ALICE Both the Science Department and Library Offer Special Finished finger number five. . . on to next hand. RCHO ■+■ 2CuS 0 4 + 5NaOH RCOONH + " This ought to convince him. " Pat Culhane. Cu 2 0 +2NaS0 4 + 3H 2 0. Kim Cummings. " Double, double, toil and trouble, Witches’ brew and cauldron’s bubble. " " And I always thought it wasthe stork 1 " Carla Haven. 44 " What’s it doing down there ' ’ " Alicia Davis. Resources to Students In a world that is rapidly changing, science must be taught in such a way as to assist students in evaluating the impact that science and technology has on their life styles. The Sci¬ ence Department teaches the basic sciences (Biology, Chemistry, and Physics) at three to four different levels that are consistent with the needs, interests, and abilities of the students. In an effort to broaden its course offerings, to enhance interest in the Science Program, and to humanize its offer¬ ings, the Science Department includes among its more recent offerings Psychology and Advanced Placement Biol¬ ogy. The nature of these courses is such that they tend to humanize the sciences while at the same time they give the student other insights into the meaning of science. Through such efforts as these, students are receiving an education that will enable them to survive, cope, and comprehend the natural world in which they live. An experiment in Chem Lab requires steady hands. The library is always there but not everyone knows all that it offers. It has 12,000 books, 135 magazine subscriptions, 8 newspapers, many records, reference books and microfilms. It is a wealth of innumberable facts for the report due yester¬ day; it is a world that catalogues people’s imaginations, from William Shakespeare to Ray Bradbury. The library is “today " on a newspaper’s front page; “yesterday” in a historical ref¬ erence book and the answer to the question on factual information. PAUL LYDON, Department Head FRANCIS MEAR MARY CROSSON EDWARD HERLIN SUSAN DREVITCH SUSAN PLAT I JOHN HOWARD PAUL COULOMBE RICHARD HAYES BENJAMIN LEWIS ALBERT PALUMBO EDWARD YAROSH RUTH HAINES. Head Librarian FLORENCE LANDRY, Director of Library Services SANDRA HARRIS JANET LOENBERGER Foreign Language Department Trying New Approaches “And when I push this button, Mr. Vasaturo ' s office goes into orbit.” Edith Lowey. Who’s she? Spanish, French, Latin, German . . . They’re all Greek to me! Wake up, Mary Ellen. Mary Ellen McCarthy. Sylvia Powell makes use of the language lab. 46 Dig those vibes! Paul Harris. Traditionally, the foreign language department has been defined as a part of the school curriculum that prepares stu¬ dents for college requirements in a language. Recently, how¬ ever, Mr. Caefer said, " We are trying to change our image.” With new audio visual materials, different approaches in classes, and special tutorial and self-help programs, the department is trying to meet the needs of more students. In addition to teaching the students to read and write in their chosen language, the department needs to teach oral com¬ prehension and speaking skills, to explore foreign cultures and environments, and to provide an enjoyable academic experience for the students who are enrolled in all the courses offered. EDITH LOWY SUSAN BERMAN ROSEMARY DANN MARY KEENAN FRANCES O BRIEN EILEEN SOPER O MIRIAM GRODBERG LYNN SHATZ DOROTHY MULPY MIKE CAVE KAREN MORRIS COSIMO UBALDINO ANTHONY BENT " U-N-O” . does that spell two? Mrs. Dann. PETER HAGGERTY 47 Three Departments Provide Basic Training and ‘ ' London Bridge is falling down . . . falling down . Sorry fellas, ballet lessons are next week! Now, Francie pay attention! Some people are more coordinated than others, Right Nick?? Bonny can whack that ball! Aim well, Rich! 48 Sue Plumer Service in Health and Home Arts The Physical Education department seeks to provide stu¬ dents with offerings that appeal to every student. They offer many electives and vary them frequently to include as wide a variety as possible of physical education experiences. Stu¬ dents may choose from archery, yoga, folk dance , field hockey, basketball, softball, badminton, tennis, dance and many other courses that will assist them in developing skills for team, dual, and individual activities. And take that,. . . and that! Jon Haycock, Dave Cook, Rick Jarvis. Nursing services provided by Mrs. Ray and her assistants include home visits, parent conferences, teacher confer¬ ences, major accident care, individual health care for the physically handicapped, and supportive counseling on indi¬ vidual students’ problems. The greatest lack is the absence of any courses in health education, because of lack of space. The basic skills in homemaking, such as knowledge in the areas of Foods and Clothing provide the core for the courses offered in Home Arts. Over the past few years, the enrollment of boys in the Food Seminar has noticeably increased. The students also focus on two other areas of interest; consumer education and career training. Well, Mrs. Ray, it’s actually my ankle that hurts . . . Arlene Bennett. HAROLD HINES, Athletic Director PETER LOITER KAREN KAPLAN MICHAEL MASTRO CHRISTINE BURNS WILLARD ST CYR JOSEPHINE DeVlNCENZI ANNA RAY, School Nurse MARTHA WHEELOCK SALLY WELLINGTON Eddie Martin and Mrs. Brown discuss course selections. ‘‘Hmm, are you sure you go here?” (Henry Duggan, Judson Barnes) Students Receive Assistance From Guidance You want to go to COLLEGE? and Special Programs Mr. Mazukina puts the finger on Brian Woodson. A testimony to the efforts of our guidance counselors in recent years has been the extraordinarily high percentage (over 80%) of Wellesley High graduates who have entered college. However, the role of the counselor is changing and taking on a fresh focus under the direction of our new Guid¬ ance Department chairman, Mr. Archer Harman. Closer con¬ tact with the Human Relations Service, expansion of career counseling, and supporting counseling with parents and teachers are additional priorities this year. BONNIE BROWN EDWARD TOUHEY ALFRED MAZUKINA ROSLYN COLEMAN School Adjustment Counselor HENRY DUGGAN JOAN CAEFER The Metco director, Work-Study coordinator, and Distrib¬ utive Education director all find that their special programs provide close and rewarding contact with students whose interests are expanded through these programs. In other sections of the yearbook, the editors have explored these areas in greater depth, (ref. to p. 40, pp. 18, 19, 20, 22, and 23.) Charlotte Ramsey THOMAS CON AT Y Distributive Education MAJORIE WALSH JUNE COUGHLIN 52 AGNES FOOTE, The Secretarial and Cafeteria Function of Our Smoothly EILEEN LEE Staff; Custodians Personnel Keep the School Running AL HUDSON PEGGY MAQUETTE MADELINE LINEHAN AL BIG WOOD MAE MURPHY RUSSELL PALMER JOHN MOORE PATSY DELUCCA RAYSCANNELL PHYLLIS BENT BARBARA FABIANO EFFIE SECAS RALPH BURNS 54 Minutes Between Classes Mr. Kerivan prepares to give his speech at the rally. Listening to a serious discussion at Faculty Senate. “No, no, I’m not ready for my yearbook picture!” (Mrs. Keenan and Mrs. Fine) Is Mr. Lewis that crazy? Teachers Are. . 56 " I’ve got a secret!” (Mr. Levin and Mr. Hunter) Mr. Andrew chats on the phone. People, Too! " $15.00 for lunch? You’re kidding! " That must be a happy report Mr. Vasaturo is giving to a parent! Mrs. McCurdy catches up on her history reading. Mr. Wiohura leaves at the end of a long day. Mrs. McGilvray helps a student with her typing. 57 The life-styles of students at Wellesley High School are molded and shaped by more than academics. Learning takes many forms; it is more than the process experienced in classroom encounters. An individual also learns through close interaction with friends and advisers. This type of learning experience is never lost because it transcends the boundaries of facts, figures and solely intellectual pursuits. This special interaction takes the form of learning about such intangibles as friendship, loyalty and the shared successes of organizations and clubs. The combination of these valuable expe¬ riences, growing from an interaction with each other creates posi¬ tive feelings in an atmosphere of friendship and concern. Francesca Villa Activities Editor Wellesleyan Staff Works Hard to Produce a Fresh Approach With the ' 74 Yearbook 1974 marks a year of change for the Welles¬ leyan. A fall trip to the Columbia Yearbook Conference in New York resulted in many fresh ideas and a new outlook fa our yearbook. Underclassmen have been included for the first time ever with individual portraits. The divi¬ sion titles have been changed from the tradi¬ tional ones to new and original ones, e.g., Vital¬ ity instead of Sports and Inquiry combines Fac¬ ulty and Academics. The Editas and Staff have spent many long hours trying to produce a yearbook that reflects our theme, Impact, and captures the spirit of this year, 1973-74, for the underclass¬ men as well as the departing seniors. Jeff Clark, Editor-in-Chief Kathy Healy, Assistant Editor-in-Chief Roberta Benotti, Traditions Editor Meg Bennett, Girls’ Sports Editor - m a Nancy Cavers, School and Community Editor ify 1 rr Rich Cal I as, Layout Co-Editor Ted Watkin, Photography Editor STAFF ASSISTANTS First Row: Rosemary Thorn, Margaret Sullivan, Sharon Skelly. Second Row: Kathy Kneale, Rich Lehrer, Sally Whalen. 60 Francesca Villa, Activities Editor David Birney, Academics Editor Sitting: Jennifer Brown, Ann Himmelberger, Ann Phillips, Cindy Doran, Jim Car¬ per, Roberta Benotti, Margaret Sullivan, Sharon Skelly. Middle Row: Sally Whalen, Rosemary Sargent, Bonny Kanter, Francesca Villa, Kathy Healy, Carol Jansson, Ruth Humphries, Linda Rando, Meg Bennett, Laurie Meyer. Standing: David Guigli, David Birney, Doug Hanson, Nancy Cavers, Barbara Cassidy, Bar¬ bara Malt. Missing from picture: Jeff Hollinger, Assistant Photography Editor, Kathy Aylward, Becky Vasquez. Cindy Doran, Staff, Barbara Malt, Senior Section Editor David Guigli, Financial Editor Ann Himmelberger, Bonny Kanter, Co-Editors Underclassmen Section T v WTMMyjfg.ripir7.ji ' Jenny Brown, Layout Co-Editor 61 Student Government Stimulates Participation The Student Government is an organization designed expressly for students interested in voicing their opinions on student related affairs in the high school. One need not be elected to become a member. The organization is open to any interested student. The group has become an active one in the past few years. Their pro¬ posed alternate semester program has become a reality. This year, the Student Gov¬ ernment’s main project was the compilation of a student telephone book. In addition, every year the Student Government contributes to Globe Santa, the Morgan Memorial Goodwill Program, and sponsors the Variety Show, and Student Seminar Day. One of the high points of the Student Government ' s activities was a 1950 ' s hop featuring Myles Connor. The group also raised money by holding an old book and record sale. The Student Government execu¬ tive officers are Karen Musser, Peter Ajemian, Jeff Burns, and Gemma Perdoni. 1st Row: Peler Ajemian, Karen Musser, Gemma Perdoni, Jeff Burns. 2nd Row: Donna Hoffman, Akua Gore, Nancy Twitchell, Meg Stone, Debbie Carleton, Lauren Glass, Beth Alvord, Amy Bernstein, Kathy Twitchell. 3rd Row: Kevin Donahue, Nick Burns, Laurie McGrath, Maureen Maher, Debby Berkman, Karen Litle. 4th Row: Peter Clauson, Susie Muirhead, Tom Johnson, Bill McEnroe, Mary Ann Noonan, Dave Turgeon, Mike Hernberg, Mary Liz Johnson, Sarah Thorne, Cathy McHugh, Andrea Jung. 5th Row: John Brodeur, Peter Murphy, Dave Fitzgerald, Bill Fay, Chip Turgeon. Debbie Byington and Maureen Maher png Karen Musser Peter Ajemian Lauren Glass 62 A.F.S. Welcomes Two Foreign Students to Wellesley 1st Row: Debbie Pelles, Karen Burke, Tony McAuliffe, Cindy Gager, Herb Donahue, Etty Said, Nick Burns, Mike Villmow, Eliot Powell, Jim Carper, Mary Ann Noonan. 2nd Row: Cindy Sullivan, Marcie Greenfield, Sarah Thorne, Meg Stone, Bill McEnroe, Dave Turgeon, Sue Murphy, Rich McArdle, Mary Liz Johnson, Gemma Perdoni, Jeff Burns. Siobhan Ohmart, Brian Donahue, Lianne Sunn. 3rdRow:Sue Tucker, Patty Paquette, Sharon Clark, Beth Caruso, Andrea Jung, Mary Lynah, Jay Cocoran, Maureen Maher. Ruth Humphries, Kristin Djorup, Debbie Dean, Wendy Brown, Lucinda Fernald, Avra Goldman, Sandy Paquette, Heather Walker, Mr. Cosimo Ubaldino — Advisor. The purpose of the American Field Service is to provide a living and learn¬ ing experience for foreign students in a family environment. This year, the Wellesley Chapter of AFS welcomed two exchange students to Wellesley. They were Etty Said from Indonesia and Mike Villmow from Ger¬ many. Wellesley High sent two of its students, Eliot Powell and Nick Burns, to Belgium and Luxembourg, respec¬ tively, for three months last summer. To raise money to meet expenses, the club holds its annual submarine sale one weekend in the fall. This year, Wellesley hosted AFS students living in the Eastern Massachusetts area for a weekend. The students stayed at members’ houses. Much was learned through the AFS motto, “Walk Together, Talk Together.” AFS Students: Etty Said and Mike Villmow Eliot Powell Nick Burns Future Teachers of America Explore Career Opportunities The Future Teachers of America is a club for students interested in explor¬ ing the teaching profession. Members spent time each week assisting in classes at St. Paul ' s School and tutor¬ ing individual students in the public elementary schools. They also attended activities of interest at local teaching colleges and visited special¬ ized schools such as Perkins Institute. In addition, the club supported pro¬ jects such as Ride a Bike for the Retarded and last year ' s campaign for Cerebral Palsy. Row 1: Laura Visco, Kathy Forrester, Andrea Hooker, April Bell. Row 2: Mary Anne Noonan, Maureen Maher, Beth Caruso, Dorothy Hasbrouck, Jane Rogers, Eve Wahlquist. Maureen Maher Beth Caruso Junior Red Cross Serves Those in Need Junior Red Cross volunteers gave many hours to help those who are less fortunate. At Medfield State Hospital, they talked with the patients and organized recreational activities. At the Protestant Guild for the Blind they worked with both blind and multi¬ handicapped students in various activ¬ ities, such as shopping trips, over¬ nights, swimming sessions, and sports. The club also sponsored activi¬ ties for nursing homes, hospitals, and the Charles River Workshop, as well as working at the Wellesley Bloodmo- biles. All the work done was rewarding for everyone involved, especially when someone’s day was made a little bit brighter by the efforts of the Junior Red Cross. Row 1: John Fischer, Walter I nago, Jay Corcoran, Karen Burke, Yvonne Gleason, Pam Vaccari. Row2: Alan Kuong, Greg Tardinico, Bruce Baker, Debbie Carleton, Akua Gore, April Bell, Anna Emmanuel, Leanne Davis. Row 3: Cindy Wheeler, Bill Miller, Debbie McManus, Bob Wiard, Binky Hailer, Nina Clift, Susie Muirhead, Joan Brodeur. Junior Classical League Takes Trip to Athens 1st Row: Betsy Moore, Dana Young, Sharon Skelly, Ellen Brinker, Beth Alvord, Louise Bens, Nancy Twitchell, Caeli Spear, Kathy Twitchell, Wendy Shapiro. 2nd Row: Francesca Villa, Lynn Kerver, Rose¬ mary Sargent, Anne Garrity, Mary Liz Johnson, Kevin Donahue, Ron Collier, Jody Callas, Rich McArdle, Joanne Cullinane, Jane Pilecki. 3rd Row: Carrie Wilson, Bill McEnroe, Jim Campbell, Dan Robinson, David Guigli, Rich Callas, Bob Downing, Peter Clark, Mike Villmow, Kathy Proctor, Mrs. Mary Keenan — Advisor. The Olympians, more commonly known as J.C.L., are a chapter of the National Junior Classical League. J.C.L. is one of the largest and most active organizations in the school. Meetings are held the first Monday of every month. Activities include the annual slave auction, Olympic games, a Roman Saturnalia banquet and a tra¬ ditional initiation ceremony. In recent years, J.C.L. has sponsored several trips to England, Switzerland and Italy. This year, J.C.L., sponsored by The New England Cultural Organization, planned a trip to Athens. The Junior Classical League wishes to thank Mary Keenan, founder of the Wellesley J.C.L. Chapter, who through numerous years of painstaking devo¬ tion sponsored and built the Olympi¬ ans. Dana Young Rich Callas, President of J.C.L. Rob Downing Mrs. Mary Keenan, Advisor 65 WORT , School Radio Station , in Second Year of Operation ■ Students who have enrolled in the English Department’s course, “Intro¬ duction to Broadcasting” have devel¬ oped an involvement with WORT that includes programming, announcing, musical broadcasting, management techniques, sales, and a host of other related activities under the direction of Mr. McCormick and Mrs. Barrett. The students broadcast in the cafeteria during the school day and into every room during homeroom period. Two serious problems still exist: a lack of funding and a transmitter. Hopefully, these will come in the future. Sue Goganian Kirby Wadsworth, Station Manager Brian Strawbridge, Station Treasurer Brian Starratt 66 lada cko ' Gtraut, aryj H - J ooradutyc, birrityiy ' ' i6or- doa t tZfL OM-TLO, -t OHXjfct 06 tjyri £ 5 zx 0 ur5 l ' L6 «M xdoT: -to tatvCl £ is ±£lox ( Cl t J xtQsuz its soycC ctdojK . oj Alison Fisher Bradford Tries Again Seated: Linda Digiandomenico, Ann Morris, Debbie Linnell, Joan Schlottemier, Peter Ajemian, Kevin Donahue, Rich Benner. Standing: Chip Turgeon, Peter Murphy, Dave Fitzgerald, Eric Ertman, Nick Burns, Bill McEnroe, Kevin Greene. The Bradford is the Wellesley Senior High School newspaper. During the past few years, the paper has fallen into debt, which has reduced the number of pages in the newspaper. The small core of devoted staff members have tried to combine coverage of school activities and literary material into the paper which is published bi-monthly or whenever the staff decides to get together and write an issue. 67 Key Clubbers Involved in Several Charitable Causes ‘ ' Three tube steaks with legs, " may sound like verbal nonsense to the average layman, but to the experienced Key Clubber it is a familiar cry at the perennial Red Raider concession stand. Unfortunately, some people are under the gross misconception that selling hot dogs at the foot¬ ball games is the principal task of a Key Clubber. Those who know better realize that each mem¬ ber of the Club is sincerely devoted to enriching man’s existence. This year, under the fatherly guidance of Mr. Ray Ross, our spiritual leader, Joe Strazzulla, and the explosive leadership of the board, the Key Club spearheaded such wor¬ thy programs as " Toys for Tots " , the Chelsea Relief Drive, an in-school UNICEF collection, and the Ugly Teacher ' s Contest for the Christian Children’s Fund. Many clubbers also made fre¬ quent visits to the Wellesley Nursing Home and the V.A. Hospital in West Roxbury. Together with the Wellesley Red Cross, the Key Club staged a party for the local retarded children. When it was time to go, a few of the members had a hard time trying to convince the nurse that they were really with the Key Club. " Tapping " various sources, the Club was able to contribute $350 to the Uni¬ versal Weight Machine (not to mention the $500 worth of raffle tickets sold). In keeping with the Key Club’s distinguished tradition, the members always got together for an intense session before any major event. What will the typical high-schooler remember about his past year as a Key Clubber? Probably a kaleidoscope of memories . . .his thorny interview ... his initial expedition to Dana Hall . . . aching feet from the walkathon . . . laugh¬ ter of the children watching his antics in the parade. m k t . . ' iii SOMEWHERE IN THIS ZOO ARE Bill McEnroe, Kevin Donahue, John Owen, Brian O ' Connell, Bob Bos- sange, Tom Johnson, Nick Burns, Peter Murphy, Ron Collier, Sammy Corda, Ricky Lowe, David Martin, Eliot Powell, Phil Carens, Ian Copland, Pete Clauson, Bob Eaton, Peter Ajemian, Jeff Burns, Jay Cor¬ coran, Tom Coyle, Peter Centenari, Doug Lakis, David Fitzgerald, Bob Woods, Eddie Meehan, Rich McArdle, Dave Turgeon, John Dale, Steve Baumann, Chip Rogers, Jeb Bachman, Doug Boudreau, Godfrey Dogan, Chip Turgeon, John Whittaker, Paul Tosti, Rich Lehrer, Gary Robelen, John Brodeur, Lee Gavris, Tom McGreevy, Bill Fay, and advisor Raymond Ross. Key Club members march in Veteran ' s Day Parade as the " clean-up " crew behind the Budweiser Clydesdales. S.J.S. Adds Pep to Sports Scene 1st Row: Sharon Skelly, Sally Whalen, Margaret Sullivan, Abby Kelley, Rosemary Thorn. 2nd Row: Caryl Copland, Laurie Roach, Lin Pullan, Mary Kerr, Kathy Kneale, Jane Elser, Deedee Costello, M. J. Scannell, Debbie Belitsos, Joan Greene, Debbie Higgins, Beth Moon. 3rd Row: Pat McQuillan, Leanne Davis, Linda Higgins, Francesca Villa, Yvonne Gleason, Cheryl Borg- man, Patty Pacquette, Laurie McGrath, Linda Smith, Meg Bennett, Mary Ann Noonan, Mau¬ reen Mahrer, Sharon Clark, Gael Sullivan. A f ss- ing: Jennifer Brown, Debbie Byiogton. 68 7 974 Wellesley Senior High Marching Band Rowl: L. Callahan, N. Frazier, P. Thibodeau, A. Phillips, D. Staniunas, N. Helfrich, R. Molloy, P. Donohue, L. Bergonzi, K. Clifford, J. Drummy, C. Feinzig, K. Christainsen, J. Caplan, G. Landreth, A. Hatton, M. Bergonzi, N. Agnew, Drum Major, G. Campbell. Row II: K. Ohnemus, S. Funk, J. Cullinane, E. Whalen, C. Lowell, A. Mercer, D. Samour, R. Maccini, D. Martin, K. Garman, T. Morris, S. Ahrens, M. Lynan, J. Sidney, H. Ross, N. Colburn, A. Abraham. Row III: Band Director — R. Davis, B. Baker, G. Tardanico, M. Villmow, D. Sluyter, R. Nutting, D. Hansen, P. Mahlstedt, S. Ward, T. McAuliffe, M. Dilg, R. Scott, M. Perry, A. Campbell, J. Wallace, S. Groginsky, J. Carper. RowIV: Drill Instructor — G. Marchant, J. Proud, L. Sidney, S. Gassen, S. Whiting, R. Erickson, S. Jaco by, M. Dillon, D. Campbell, J. Carper, V. Burguess, G. Landreth, M. Gumprecht. Absent. S. Whalen, P. Andlauer, W. Goodman, E. Wagner, J. Norton, F. Villa. Sue Jacoby needs strong lungpower! 69 1973-4 Marching Band Sergeants Patti Thibodeau, section sergeant; Doug Hansen, supply sergeant; Geoff Campbell, drum major, Peter Mahlstedt, section sergeant, Dave Martin, section sergeant. 1973-4 Concert Band Representatives Dave Sluyter, Junior Representative; Joe Proud, Sophomore Representative; Fran¬ cesca Villa, President; Geoff Campbell, Drum Major; Doug Hansen, Senior Repre¬ sentative. 1973-4 Orchestra Representatives Sally Whalen, President; Roberta Benotti, Senior Representative; Carol Drew, Sophomore Representative; John Carper, Junior Representative. 1973-4 Brass Choir Mark Perry, John Carper, Alan Campbell, Victor Burguess, Spin Whiting, Scott Ward. Top Row: Sally Spilman, Kathy Brady, Wheatsie Corcoran, Carol Bulger, Betty Mann. Second Row: Debbie Hoffman, Pam Peirson, Donna Hoffman, Muffy Patten, Lauren Glass. Third Row: Karen Brady, Dawn Moorfield, Torrey Burns, Chris Gorman. Top Row: Kim Watkin, Sandie Vlass, Betty Deegan, Mary McEachern, Mimi Arnold, Cheryl Gagnon, Jenny Crigler, Kathy Finn. Second Row: Mary Jane Scannell, Michele Delorie, Sue Traylor, Joan Doherty. Pam Peirson and Debbie Hoffman. Debbie Hoffman Muffy Patten, Carol Bulger, and Betty Mann. Jaycees Sponsor Annual Football Banquet John Owen, Student Manager Tom McGreevy accepts Player of the Year Award from Hugo Rossi, Jaycee president. Mr. Hoffman, President of the Gridiron Club. John Haycock and Sammy Corda. Jeff Davis James McDermott Below: Gary Page and Scott Nickeson model the latest in mens’ fashions. Eugene Champagne John Whittaker and John Maccini. Soccer Team Honored at First Annual Banquet Mike Hernberg Chip Fagan, Brian Dingman. Coach Davis Jeb Bachman Choosing the goodies. Mr Loiter School Spirit Is Re-Activated: Rallies Were a Huge Success This Year The biggest spirit of all. " Oh, you great big beautiful taro. Ira 1 ' r doll. . . " Dotty Duffy and Mr. Vase- Peter Taggart accepts Senior Spirit Prize. " You ' re a Good Man, Charlie Brown " Enriches Fall Musical Program The Baseball Game. Glee Club Rehearsal: Patty (Cindy Doran), Linus (Bruce Carmen), Lucy (Holly MacEwen), Charlie Brown (Scott Ward), Snoopy (Rick Jarvis). Queen Lucy Lyrics Swing Into Second Year of Popular Music Left to right: Mindy Jostyn, Cathy Merlo, Mary Pryor, Ann Himmelberger, Holly MacEwen, Fran¬ cesca Villa, Jennie Brown, Cindy Doran, Sylvia Powell, Cindy Gager, Pam Davenport. Holly MacEwen and Mary Pryor. Mindy Jostyn and Cathy Merlo. Who is it in those sexy black pants? It is the 1974 Lyr¬ ics, singing such popular songs as Never My Love and Killing Me Softly. They were in great demand through¬ out the year, singing at a holiday bazaar, school con¬ certs, town functions, and at the ordination of a priest last December. Because eight of the nine girls were seniors, this year’s group will be starting anew to carry on the Lyric tradition. Pam Davenport Francesca Villa and Ann Himmelberger. Cindy Doran and Jennie Brown. 76 Mixed Glee Club and A Cappella Choir Perform Classical Music A Cappella Choir Kneeling: Cathy Merlo, Nancy Twitchell, Valerie Von Rosenvinge, Lisa Carens, Kathy Twitchell, Susan Sherman, Linda Rando, Bruce Carmen. 2nd Row: Akua Gore, Karen Musser, Adria Dillon, Leanne Davis, Claire Maloney, Cindy Doran, Linda Wroblewski, Lynn Morris, Scott Ferguson, Torrey Johnston. 3rd Row: Jane Pallecki, Regina Waite, Carol Twitchell, Laurie Meyer, Hank Stewart, Dave McCahon, John Norton, David Birney, Chris O’Leary, Jim McDermott, Paul Tetrick. A Cappella Choir continued its fine tradition of choral excellence this year, as was exhibited by its performance of Peeters’ Magnificat and the Vivaldi Gloria. The students also treked to Clinton, Connecticut for the school’s exchange trip. Such an experience only enhanced the depth of exposure found by participating in the choir, which is under the direction of Mr. Donald Sullivan. Linda hits a high note. lift Y ma i mt mi " jbi ' bufiJJ ftAnk mS ' J h Mixed Clee Club 1st Row: Margot Archibald, Lucille Dumouchel, Martha Topliffe, Janice Gildawie, Avra Goldman, Amy Bernstein, Gail Pitsche, Caile Spear, Mary Lynah. 2nd Row: Margaret Harvey, Ellen Brinker, Cindy Wheeler, Kathy Forrester, Wendy Oxholm, Carrie Wilson, Karin Case, Jenny Podger, Cathy Merlo, Liane Sunn. 3rd Row: Jane Rogers, Lynn Cattanach, Ann Schoenfeld, Barbara Swift, Gemma Perdoni, Kelley Keefe, Joanne Granger, Rob Downing, Derek McMillon, ' Rick Jarvis, Dan Robinson, Dave Cook, Greg Landreth. Peter Ande ro Another Dimension of the multi-fac¬ eted Choral Department is found in the Mixed Glee Club. This is an exciting organization because the emphasis is on learning music for enjoyment. Among the selections performed this year were El Yivneh Hagalil, a Hebrew song, and Now Let Every Tongue Adore Thee, by Bach. Mr. Sullivan directs. Carol studies a musical selection. Two New Musical Croups Formed: Madrigals and Ciris ' Choir Always ready to move i n new direc¬ tions, the Choral Department intro¬ duced a new group last year, Madri¬ gals, formed as an outgrowth of the A Cappella Choir. If the enthusiasm gen¬ erated last year is any indication, this new group has carved out a perma¬ nent position among the numerous choral activities. Even though the group met only once a week, it was able to prepare for several different performances during the year. MADRIGALS Seated: Leanne Davis, Valerie Von Rosenvinge, Linda Rando, Mr. Donald Sullivan, Director. Standing: Reg Waite, Debbie Staniunas, Chris O’Leary, Laurie Meyer, Claire Maloney, Carol Twitchell, Linda Wroblewski, John Norton, ' Jane Pallecki, Dave Birney, Judith Spacks, Torrey Johnston. Above: Claire Maloney. Dave Birney, Torrey Johnston, Chris O’Leary. The girls in the choir form a singing group that attempts to achieve two goals: a pleasing and balanced sound while singing in three-part harmony. Most of their selections were chosen for their own enjoyment and fun. How¬ ever, they did perform publicly three times during the course of the year under Mr. Sullivan’s direction. GIRLS’ CHOIR 1st Row: Heather Turner, Sandy Martin, Debbie Dean, Carol Wright, Sandra Paquette, Amy Bernstein, Jane McCartney. 2nd Row: Nancy Maloney, Carie Ellen McDonald, Betsy Brown, Jan Foster, Patricia Kirk, Heather Walker, Cindy Clair, Beth Moon, Debbie Higgins. 3rd Row: Sue Plumer, Laurel Beethan, Ginny Adams, Joan Murphy, Dorothy Hasbrouck, Debbie Cunningham, Jane Cullinane, Heather Ross, Gretchen Jones, Sandra Scott. String Orchestra and Orchestra Have Busy Year The String Orchestra has been especially active during its second year. They performed at all concerts this year, play¬ ing challenging music successfully. In February, they, along with the rest of the Orchestra, Concert Band, and choruses hosted musicians from Morgan High School in Clinton, Con¬ necticut for the annual Exchange Concert. Because of the String Orchestra’s concentrated rehearsal schedule, they have rapidly become an accomplished performing organiza¬ tion. First Row: Brenda Kustin, Carol Drew. Beth Alvord, Sue Tucker. Michael Greene. Kathv Dhristainsen, Patti Thibodeau. Second Row: Cyndi Goodwin, Roberta Benotti, Nancy Cav¬ ers, Amy Hatton, Betsy Whalen, Sue Jacoby. Third Row: Sally Whalen, Steve Gasson, Drew Campbell, Paul Donohue. Paul Donahue Drew Campbell Last year, the Orchestra extended its boundaries far beyond the walls of Wellesley High. Besides travelling to Con¬ necticut, they went to southern Massachusetts for the annual Southeast Music Festival. In school, the Orchestra performed at all three seasonal concerts, as well as participating in the Arts Festival and Pops Concert in May. 79 STAGE BAND 1st Row: Jeff Demain, Tom Morris, Mike Villmow, Joe Proud, Mark Gumprecht, Arthur Abraham, Sid Fienzig. 2nd Row: Scott Ward, Mark Perry, Mike Dilge. 3rd Row: Sally Whalen, Bob Molloy, Steve Gasson, Victor Burguess, Alan Campbell, Bob Nutting. Under the expert supervision of Mr. Robert Davis, director, and Mr. Gardner Marchant, drill instructor, the Marching Band outplayed their opponents and went on to do as equally well during the concert band season. The Concert Band performed in nine concerts including graduation, two exchange concerts, the Southeast District Competition and five other seasonal concerts. The band was also part of two parades. Throughout the year, it was accompanied by a color guard, twirlers, and a newly created flag unit. 80 First Row: Mr. Tiberio, advisor, Elizabeth Obertield, Mary Dana Young, Mary Pryor, Elizabeth French, Barbara Malt, Cynthia Lee, Betsy Gerald, Lucinda Fernald, Carole Jansson, Bonny Kanter, Karen Musser, Markian Stecyk, Diana Borden, Brian Dingman, Kath Aylward, Barbara Cassidy, Mary Beth Caruso, Nancy Cav¬ ers, Kimberly Ohnemus, Cathy McHugh, Avra Goldman, Wendy Shapiro, Marcia Sherman, Nancy Agnew. Second Row: Roberta Benotti, Rosemary Sargent, Sharon Skelly, Nancy Porter, Mary Mooradian, Nancy Webb, Ellen Carney, Timothy Landreth, Susan Pevear, Eliot Powell, Marcie Greenfield. Sally Crosby, Cindy Doran, Karen Litle, Frederick Connors, Jenny Brown, Frederic Ross, Christopher Ely, Andrew Kane, Regina Waite, Margaret Sullivan, Elizabeth Patten, Deborah Belitsos, Elaine Woo. Third Row: Gael Sullivan, Laurie Roach, Sarah Thorne, Andrea Jung, Margery Bennett, Susan Murphy, Elisabeth Barnes, Susan Muirhead, Dorothy Gardner, Fran Bloksberg, Claire MacMaster, Ann Himmelberger, Susan Goganian, Diana Burkholder, Sally Adzigian, Madeleine Grant, David Birney, Eugene Champagne, Peter Centenari, Peter Ajemian, David Lovett, Anne Garrity, Barbara Dillabaugh, Holley Allen, Margaret Robinson. Fourth Row: Kathy Healy, Kristin Djorup, David Rosenberg, James Brewster, John Long, David Kent, Martha Davis, John Bachman, Richard Plouffe, David Martin, William McNabb, Dennis Archibald, Geoffrey Clark, Douglas Hanson, Alexander Black, James Treitman, Paul Tosti, Gilbert Stewart, David McCahon, Mark Gumprecht, James Carper. Not Pictured: Linda Fuss, Katherine Locatell, Laurel Meyer, Katherine Ross, Raymond Wilson, Bruce Holmberg, Elizabeth Speare, Louise Start. Mr. Rokicki congratulates Ellen Carney. Diana Borden, President, addresses members and parents at the annual induc¬ tion ceremony. National Honor Society Goals Re-evaluated This Year The National Honor Society was comprised of students outstanding in the areas of academics, leadership, serv¬ ice, and character. Among the most important services of the N.H.S. was the tutoring program. The program was coordinated through the efforts of vice-president Markian Stecyk. Many members contributed their time and efforts as tutors for other students. This year, Diana Borden, president, and Ronald Tiberio, advisor, dedicated many hours, along with other members of the faculty and administration, to the re-evaluation of the procedure for selection of new members, in the hopes of arriving at a more objective method. The outcome will be a decision based on whether or not Wellesley retains its membership in the National Honor Society, or if Wellesley wishes to establish its own organization for recognition of outstanding scholars. 81 Film Club Presents Several Major Films This Year Left to right: Amy Hatton, Jane Pilecki, Mr. Rutledge, Advisor, Ted Barber, Nancy Helfrich and Jeff Demain. The Film Club, a student-run concern, was formed by a core of cinema buffs who organized regular showings of major silent and sound features, both American and inter¬ national. The club distributes a newsletter and information with each film shown. It has additionally organized the screenings in a chronological sequence to illustrate the devel¬ opment of film techniques and film history. Recent film selections have been chosen to have a maximum benefit to the school’s curriculum as well. The Stratomatic Baseball Club Is One of Most Active On any given afternoon, the sound of dice being rolled breaks the silence of Wellesley High School. Room 217 is transformed into the setting for count¬ less hours of exciting and realistic baseball action. This is the home of Stratomatic baseball, a game which uses dice and player cards to simulate the batting ability, fielding ability and speed of hundreds of major league stars. Under the supervision of Mr. Barr, the Commissioner, a draft is held, a league is formed and a close and exciting pennant race begins. To win one must have skill, luck and a knowledge of baseball and its strategy. 82 Silting: Bob Montgomery and John HaracKiewicz. 2nd Row: George Wood, Rick Plouffe, Hank Stewart, Dick Hammond, Mr. Barr, Advisor. 3rd Row: Steve Mitchell, Jim Lewis and Bob Eaton. Fine Arts Festival Field May 8 The fine art of drinking . . . coke. The critics view student artwork on display. A demonstration of Pottery making. Mr. Davis and the Orchestra perform. The English, Music, and Art Departments joined for an evening of talent May 8. The program began in the auditorium with two plays “Momma, " and the “Sand¬ box, " directed by Mr. Lewis Gurman. The program continued on the cafeteria mezzanine with a display of student artwork and photography, and ended in the cafeteria with student-made films and a concert of instrumental and vocal music directed by Mr. Robert Davis and Mr. Donald Sullivan. How to weave a bottle. 83 Louis Bergonzi and his tuba; Background for the girls. Christmas Holiday Concert The bass section. Francesca Villa Roberta Benotti Brother Arthur Music Department Presents Two Spring Concerts The band, orchestra, and chorus of Morgan High School, of Clinton, Connecticut, combined with the musical groups of Wellesley for the annual exchange con¬ cert April 26 in the audi¬ torium. High school students organized into ensem¬ bles for a concert April 30, dedicated to the memory of Sebbie San- tostefano. Due to these efforts, S352.34 was raised for the benefit of the Jimmy Fund. . . and away we go. " A Little Night Music” . Big Band Revival “Anawonanatoana. . . ” Another exciting night for " Carbonzo Schwartz and her Cohorts.” Unsinkable Club ' 74 Mindy Jostyn The buoys and the gulls. Captain Jeb looks over the passengers. Susie says “Hi.” Peter-in-the-box. Galley slave Pam Boyd. The Variety Show Baby Elephant Walk with Tony McAuliffe and Dede Costello. The Three Musketeers Amy Heskett and Gretchen Jones Lawrence Welk, here we come ' 87 The Hops Halloween Dance Homecoming Dance Valentine ' s Day Dance Dancin ' Nils Carder Chris Carolan and Herbie Donahue. Mary Liz, Gemma, Mary, Betsy, Mary Ann, Maureen and Noonie. Billy Fay, Tom Joh nson and the boys flex their muscles. Dave Lovett and Liz Kirby. Nick Burns, Francie Palmer and the gang. 88 Pam Gorgoneand Katie Munro. Joan Dacey, Betsy Strickland and Mary Kerr. Vicky Justice The boys in the band take it easy. White Lightning Rich Schmidt vaults over ten men in the pile-up. Terry Stanton One half of the flying Centenari brothers, Pete, does A commemeration of our debt to the Indians, an iron cross. 90 The Final Tableau “A Tribute to Worldwide Friendship.” The Senior Class and the Athletic Department Present the 34th Annual Gym Show The Girls’ Gymnastic Team Tableau. “Mechanics”: The lever, the pulley, the wheel, and the inclined plane. Mr. Crockett discusses the poetry of Sylvia Plath, the author of THE J. W. steps out in style with his lady. BELL JAR, who was a student of his. Seminars!!! Members of the Sudbury Valley Free School discuss their approach to education. The culmination of months of plan¬ ning, the Seminar days this spring pro¬ vided students with the opportunity to watch movies, hear guest lecturers, and participate in many fascinating activities i n lieu of regular classes. Billy Wilson ' s dance group demonstrates dance techniques. Diane Nicolai and Sue Murphy exhibit fine form in roller skating show. Mary Ann Moradian — 9 ontortionist extraordinaire. Avra Goldman and Diana Burkholder. An attentive audience crowds a popular seminar. Is it really that interesting, Doug? 93 Clap. . click click. Field Day — European Experience jAi carumba! Vamos a zoom! He even burps in French! Under the direction of Mr. Peter Haggarty and Mrs. Rose¬ mary Dann, the hard work of students and foreign language teachers combined for a huge success for Foreign Language Field Day on May 2,1974. Among the German, Spanish, and French restaurants, theaters, flea markets, and other conti¬ nental delights, students were treated to a " small corner of Europe” throughout the day in the language wing. Over $300.00 dollars was raised for the benefit of the Oxfam- American organization to contribute towards drought relief in Africa. Miss Ferguson’s graduates. Dollar Day with Dot. 95 A.F.S. Continues Dominance Over J.C.L. The ancient rivalry of the American Field Service and Junior Classical League came to a head this year on the volleyball court. A.F.S. came through, as usual, to down J.C.L., but not without a valiant effort by the Argonauts. In a two out-of-three set, A.F.S. inched to the lead, 15-13 in the third game. Bill McEnroe blocks a shot. Mary Liz Johnson and Dan Robinson. You want me to serve? Herb Donahue. “Hi, fans!” Nick Burns. 96 Coach Odessa address the boys. Say " puck”! Pucksters Honored Jon Maples accepts his prize. Hey, gang, I won something! A Flerlage to carry on. 97 The three years spent at Wellesley High mean much to the student- athlete. The athlete develops a sense of dedication, team work, pride, and accomplishment. The goals of high school athletics embodies all these concepts. Reporting two weeks early to school for football practice under a broiling August sun, waking up in the dark at five in the morning, for a swim team practice at six in the Babson pool, is part of the athlete’s experience. High school athletics is crowding into the gym on a raw January night to watch the basketball team win a double overtime game or sitting in a cold drizzle, watching the baseball team lose in the ninth inning. Or, it is running in the dark, dirty basement of the school for winter track practice. Injuries are common to high school athletes; sporting a black eye from a wild lacrosse ball or breaking a leg before the state cross country meet. But, the best, most rewarding experience of all is the winning. There is nothing like riding back to the school in a bouncing yellow bus with delirious teammates, laughing and singing and slapping each other on the back. It is being surrounded by wild, happy fans after advancing to the quarter finals of the soccer tournament. In the process, the high school athlete brings a moment of fame to Wellesley High School. Jim Carper, — Boys’ Sports » Editor Meg Bennett — Girls’ Sports Editor GIRLS ' SWHvIMING 8 Wins i TJB Wellesley ' Mm Wei leslWjaWB CROSS COUNTRY SECOND PLACE 9 Wins im South im North 2 Wellesley 0 Wellesley 0 Wellesley Wellesley - AMvA f Ms «• Sports, Scores and Acton-Boxboro Fitchburg Wayland Leominster Gardner 60 SOCCER 10 Wins 4 Losses 2 Ties - 1 ' Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley S ' SECOND PLA Framingham South Norwood Walpole Natick Framingham North Milton Braintree Needham ham South d ' •m FOOTBALL 3 Wins 6 Losses SEVENTH PLACE GIRLS ' BASM BALL Welwsiey Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley WRESTLING FIFTH PLACE 5 Wins Ih South Melrose Ashland Dedham Needh P Natick Milton Walpole Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley 6 Walpole 50 8 Framingham South 0 6 Norwood 26 28 Milton 15 0 Natick 8 12 Dedham 40 6 Braintree 21 0 Framingham North 21 16 Needham 8 18 Wins 2 Losses GIRLS’ GYMNASTICS 7 Wins 2 Losses THIRD PLACE Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley 72.20 Braintree 85.85 67.65 Needham 55.10 65.70 Framingham North 65.80 75.00 Natick 52.55 64.60 Norwood 51.90 60.30 Dedham 48.40 71.60 Framingham South 61.80 71.55 Walpole 56.60 73.00 Milton 58.40 Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley 43 Dana Hall 27 58 Newton South 19 62 Dover-Sherborn 29 42 Lincoln-Sudbury 34 35 Wayland 34 31 Westwood 53 60 Medfield 21 72 Needham 36 39 Framingham North 30 45 Milton 38 76 Natick 22 40 Braintree 32 40 Dedham 27 46 Walpole 22 32 Norwood 17 40 Framingham South 27 49 Watertown 25 64 ■iSishop Feehan 36 48 Brighton Martha ' s , -Tnejjj|rd 43 37 45 BOYS’ GYMNASTICS 4 Wins 3 Losses FOURTH PLACE BOYS ' SWIMMING 8 Wins Stowes Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley- Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley 108 114 112 149Y2 70 84 30 " 7 fp4 149 101 110 Melrose Catholic Memorial Brookline B.C. High Brockton. Needham Seekonk Norwood Attletboro Dover-Sherborn Phillips Academy 62 57 50 144V 2 101 88 50 62 148 70 56 SKIING 16 Wins 3 Losses FIRST PLACE Framingham South Milton Norwood Natick Braintree Framingham North Needham 6 Losses Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Welle Wey ftesley " Wellesley 73.25 85.95 74.00 56.10 118.65 102.20 94.45 M •.r J Si JUS Team Standings INDOOR TRACK ICE HOCKEY SEVENTH PLACE FIFTH PLACE 6 Wins Norwood Framingham North Milton Natick Dedham Framingham South Walpole Milton Norwood Framingham South Milton Walpole Dedham Natick Framingham North Braintree Needham Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley i jWellesleyv Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Norwood Needham Framingham North , Natick -V Dedham Framingham South Walpole Braintree V SIXTH PLACE Walpole Braintree Milton Norwood Natick ' JM Framingham South Framingham North Vellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Weiieiey Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Needham Braintree Milton Norwood Natick Framingham South Framingham North Dedham Needham Braintree Milton Natick Framingham North Needham Norwood Dedham Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley TRAGK FIRST PLACE TIE SECOND PLACE Framingham South Braintree gjf Framingham North P Dedham Norwood KS Walpole Milton 7 Wins Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wayland Lincoln-Sudbury Weston Lexington Wayland Lincoln-Sudbury Weston Lexington Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley BOYS ' TENNIS THIRD PLACE TIE SOFTBALL Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Natick Framingham South Braintree Framingham North Norwood Dedham Walpole Milton TENTH PJ OWins Walpole Framingham South Brajptree MtTton Natick . Newton Southix Framingham North Needham Nprtf ood X fledham -Welleiey Wellefey Wettesley Wellesley Wellesley lingham oodl , ’Miftn ITH PLACI 3 Wins Wellesley Wellesl Wellesley GOLF pifTgham South [intree . Imingham North FIFTH PI Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesl " Wellesley Wellesley WellesjK v WSHesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesley Braintree Dedham - Norwood edham Natick Framingham Braintre Framit PR? Tamil framing hj Needbefn 0eWs ey wetlesley Wellesley Wellesley Wellesl Pnton Needham " Aw, fellas, won ' t somebody take it?” Tom McGreevy hands off to John Dale. Tom Coyle and Bob Bossange, our bubbly soccer cap¬ tains. Best legs in the bay state! Phil finally uses his head. Jeb BachmaTi, the All-American Boy, heads down the field. 104 Fall Sports Tiptoe through the pansies Profiles in Talent Move it, Buster! Something’s got my arm! Sue Bodden You can dress them up, but you can’t take them anywhere. 105 Perfect form, Betsy . . .as usual. 10,9,8,7,. . . ,43,2,1, Boom!! Matt Dennen and John Haycock Twinkle Toes” Wainman. if f ' . . And the band plays on im _ V Winter Sports What now, coach? — Peter Centenari Who threw the ring-ding on the ice?? Mother never told Cindy about Ultra Brite. " They let Jim out of his cage for an hour. Sports in Easy as one, two, three — Annie Emmanuel! Mark Murray finishes first again. Brownie demonstrates his 5 ' 4 " style. The unknown batter scores again. the Spring Peter Centenari shows why he finished second in the state in pole vaulting. Laurie McGrath in her snazzy socks. Googie Furdon . . . you’re so cute 1 Barb Goodman and Dawn Bedrosian say “HI!” 109 Cross-Country Team Runs to Perfect 9-0 Season — Best in Bay State League Kneeling: John Herd, Kevin Greene, Matthew Dennen, co-captains Mark Murray and Richard Benner, Phil Makris, Sandy Hatch, David Boyden. Standing: Ken Schroeder, Ken Krall, Larry Smart, John Reed, Ken Hill, Andy Kane, Eric Ertman, Andy Young, Mike Edelstein, Mark Johnston, Duncan Ross, Michael Greene, Coach Will St. Cyr. What can you say about a cross country team that was undefeated in nine meets? It was the best team in the Bay State League, the third best in their division in Eastern Massachusetts, and the eighth best in the entire state. The team worked hard and earned every victory. That ' s how it went for the 1973 Red Raider cross country team. It was a love story. Six, sometimes seven times a week the team was carrying out its love affair with running, and it paid off. Nowhere in the school was there a team so dedicated as these runners. It was a close team. Co-captains Mark Murray and Rich Benner plus Matt Dennen had been running together since they were sophomores. I n addition there were juniors Phil Makris, Kevin Greene, Andy Kane and Ken Hill and sophomores Mike Edelstein and John Reed. The team literally ran over their opponents. The clos¬ est meet came against Needham in the season ' s finale. All the elements were there to make it a classic con¬ frontation. The two teams were undefeated going into the meet. Each one wanted the Bay State League Championship. Perhaps Wellesley wanted it a bit more. In the past Needham had always dominated the Raid¬ ers. Wellesley wanted it and they got it. They triumphed by one point — a perfect ending for a perfect season. Rich Benner The senior triumvirate: Rich Benner, Mark Murray and Matt Dennen. Phil Makris Kevin Greene Matt Dennen Mark Murray Mike Edelstein Raid ers Reach Tournament Quarter-Final Kneeling: Mark Cleverdon, Tom Johnson, Phil Carens, Jay McEnroe, Co-Captains Bob Bossange and Tom Coyle, Ian Copland, Jim Raphael, Dick Wright, Mike Hernberg, John Harackiewicz. Standing: Assistant Coach Dick Heller, Eliot Powell, Jeff Chivers, Steve Dipirro, Ron Bisplinghoff, Jeb Bachman, Lee Gavris, Dave Cook, Chip Turgeon, Bob Eaton, Bob Malloy, Andy Westbom, John Angus, Ron Collier, Hank Stewart, Chuck Furbush, Steve Mitchell, Coach Phil Davis, Brian Dingman, Bob Montgomery, Managers Rennie Rust and Larry Neuringer. The 1973 soccer team probably was not the most talented team in the school ' s history, but it was undoubtedly the most successful. For the first time since the team’s founding, the Red Raiders entered the State Soccer Tournament. The squad reached the quarter finals of the competition before being eliminated by Lincoln-Sudbury, the state finalists. Eastern Massachusetts All Stars John Harackiewicz and Tom Coyle were two reasons why their team fared so well. Goalie Harackiewicz and back up man Dick Wright combined for thirteen triumphs, twelve of which were shutouts. Coyle continually frustrated the opposition with his exceptional ball handling. The hustling defensive play by Bob Bossange, Phil Carens, Brian Dingman, and Jay McEnroe were constant bright spots throughout the season. Mark Cleverdon led the offense by scoring nine goals, including a three goal effort against Milton. Joining Cleverdon on offense were Jeb Bach¬ man, Ian Copland, Mike Hernberg, Tom Johnson and Jim Raphael. With soccer rising in popularity among Wellesley’s youth, the Red Raiders will surely be represented in future state tournaments. Eastern Massachusetts All Star Tom Coyle. 114 Mark Cleverdon Wellesley Defense: Jay McEnroe and Tom )an -j he Masked Marvel” Copland and Tom Coyle. Johnson. Bob Bossange Jeb Bachman bites the dust. Football Team Endures Rebuilding Year and Looks to the Future Front Row: Bill Bond, Jay Bleiler, Robert Perani, Jeff Eagleson, Scott Nickeson, John Dale, Gary Page, Tri-captains Tom McGreevy, Steve Corda, and Mike Fitzpatrick, John Haycock, Brian O’Connell, Mike Halligan, Gene Champagne, Richard Schmidt, Doug Lakis, Peter Centenari. Second Row: Jim Amalfi, Ted McGlone, Paul Centenari, Richard Ferguson, Peter Cassoli, Bruce Peck, Peter Brown, Jeff Davis, John Maccini, Tom Sullivan, Wayne Cunningham, Scott Barker, Alton Young, John Brodeur, Peter Amalfi. Third Row: Head Coach George Kerivan, Assistant Coaches Rockwood Edwards and John McDermott, Tom Gillespie, Tom Connelly, Byron Owen, Kim Wright, Robert Guigli, Gardiner Gibson, Russell Lowe, Brian Cameron, Mark Reynolds, Jim McDermott, Manager John Owen. When the football team was good, they were very, very good. But when they were bad, they were horrendous. Unfortunately the Raiders were good only three times in nine contests. They triumphed over Framingham South, Milton, and Needham. The biggest factor in Wellesley’s losses was that they always had to play catch up. The Raiders always trailed going into the locker room at half time. They were outscored in the first half by a cumulative score of 136 to 50 and they were never able to come back in the second half and rally to victory. The talent was there for a good team but they could not put it together. There was Jaycee Player of the Year, Tom McGreevy, for instance. He could have done it all for the Raiders but his passing talents were neutralized by ineffec¬ tive pass blocking. Running backs Jeff Davis and Jim McDermott were tough but they lacked the speed and explo¬ siveness of Mike Gibson and Scott Sullivan, last year’s stars. In addition, there was Gary Page who was voted most sports¬ manlike player by the coaches in the league. The defensive line wasn’t too bad with Steve Corda, Scott Nickeson, and Tom Crook. Bay State League All-Star Russell Lowe and Mark Reynolds excelled in their linebacker posi¬ tions. The weakest part of the defense was the secondary. They were continually beaten on pass plays which set up touchdownsfor the opposition. Wellesley’s best game came against the Needham Rock¬ ets on Thanksgiving. Given a big rally the night before, the Raiders felt compelled to win their last game. Tied up at half time, Wellesley came back in the second half with a touch¬ down to win 16-8. It took a tremendous goal line stand by the defense to preserve the victory in the closing minutes of the game. Since the end of the season Coach Kerivan has retired. His twenty years of experience will be missed. Brian Cameron, Bruce Peck, and Tom Sullivan will captain the 1974 team. It will include Davis, Lowe, Reynolds, Crook, and the highly acclaimed sophomore, McDermott. New coach John McDermott will have over half thesquad returning. Tri-captains Fitzie, Moondawg and Lappa. 117 Peter Amalfi eludes his pursuers. Jeff Davis breaks for the opening. 1st Row: Kathy Aylward, Jane Mahoney, Co-Captains Meg Bennett and Francie Palmer, Nancy Mahoney, Susie Muirhead, Diana Beach. 2nd Row: Missy Har¬ vey, Diana Borden, Christa Jeutter, Nancy Arnot, Kelly Collins, Maura Mahoney, Valerie VonRosenvinge, Hope Schermerhorn. 3rd Row: Barbara Swift, Rene Santo, Kim Williams, Sharon Yacek, Betsey Dole, Jenny Podger, Liza Carens, Sue Sullivan, Holley Allen, Barger Jeutter, Sally Sullivan. 4th Row: Kathy Kimball, Dot Gardner, Joanne Elliott, Sue Bodden, Cathy McHugh, Mary Liz Johnson, Becca Reggio. 5th Row: Kathy Ryan, Pia Centenari, Connie Lowell, Cindy Stone, Kelly Clauson, Kim Epifano, Ann Regan, Debbie Linnell, Enora Kunica, Dena Rodis, Sally Broderick, Karen Fay. Waterbabies Finish Second in State The Wellesley Waterbabies had a schedule of rough meets, but managed to defeat each of their rivals (except Wayland) ending the season with a 5-1 record. On three separate occasions, this powerful Wayland team out-swam the Wellesley girls. However, the Waterba¬ bies should be commended for their second place finish in both the Eastern Mass, and State Championships. All the swimmers helped, but outstanding performances by divers Missy Harvey and Diana Borden and the swimming of the Jeutter sis¬ ters, the Sullivan twins, Cathy McHugh, and Co-captains Meg Ben¬ nett and Francie Palmer, who excelled mainly in moral support, car¬ ried the team through to victory. At the state meet, Wellesley was third going into the final event, but moved into second by capturing first place in the 400 freestyle relay in record time. The members of the relay team: Cathy McHugh, Bar¬ ger and Christa Jeutter and Meg Bennett, should be congratulated for their exciting and successful races. Coach Catinella watches the action. 118 The Butterfly is Cathy McHugh’s stroke! Susie Muirhead comforts Francie Palmer. The subswatch from the bench. Jane Mahoney is intent on the competition. Missy Harvey 119 Sail On, Sailors The 1973-1974 sailing team competed last fall against college and prep school crews. During the spring schedule the team sailed in the New England Prep School Championships. Although the team lacks boats and a place to practice, the members are high spirited and enthusiastic. 4 Jim Loutrel skippers a Concordia yawl in the off-season. 1973-1974 SAILING TEAM L to r: Coach Fran Mear, Penny Chamberlain, Gael Sullivan, Cindy Gager, Debbie Linnell, Laurence Verdon, Allison Riley, Jim Loutrel. Missing from picture: Andy Kane. 120 Field Hockey Places Third in Bay State League 1st Row: Janet McHugh, Debbie Higgins, Co-Captains Margaret Sullivan and Sally Whalen, Barbara Goodman, Dawn Bedrosian. Standing: Barbara Furdon, Jan Wilson, Caryl Copland, Pam Durkin, Anne Phillips, AnneGarrity.SudieGifford, Gail Wellford, Sara Thorne, Karen Krech, Coach Chris Burns. Janet McHugh digs for the ball. “Copie” drills one. The girls’ varsity field hockey team was optimistic about the prospects of the coming season after spending a week at summer hockey camp in Vermont. They had a strong squad of juniors and seniors returning and with rookie sophomores Janet McHugh and Karen Krech they proved their prowess as they again placed third in the Bay State League with a 7-2-3 record. Co-Captain Margaret Sullivan, with seven shutouts to her record, was aided throughout the season by the tough defensive squad of Co-Captain Sally Whalen, Sudie Gifford, Debbie Higgins, Barb Goodman and Anne Phillips. Leading scorers Caryl Copland and Gail Wellford, together with Pam Durkin and Anne Garrity, fired shots past the opposing goalies to make Wellesley’s forward line a formidable one, while juniors Jan Wilson, Barb Furdon, Dawn Bedrosian and Sara Thorne added punch to the Raiders throughout the season. The entire team deserves praise for its fine performances. Coach Chris Burns was especially helpful in keeping the team continually striving for victory. Swimmers Break Several Records Kneeling: Tri-Captains Peter Clauson, John Moon and John Dale. 2nd Row: Coach Edward Touhey, Nick Reg¬ gio, Glenn Allen, Ben Moore, Dave Guigli, Ken Broadbent and Head Official Francis Meer. 3rd Row: Jay Cor¬ coran, Alan Kuong, Hank Neal, Scott Ahrens, Phil Andlauer, Ben DeLuca, Rick Kelsch, Cliff Manchester, George Wood, Tony McAuliffe, Fred Margolis, Andy Sebo, Mark Davidson. 4th Row: Charlie Deri, Alex Black, Larry Neuringer, Chris Hill — Manager, Scott Sawyer, Mark Hungate, Bob Nutting, Gerard Haplin. Absent: Rich Lehrer, Bruce Holmberg. The Red Raiders swim team completed their season with a fine record of eight wins and three losses. Coached by Mr. Edward Touhey and led by Tri-captains Pete Clauson, John Moon and John Dale, the team gained upset victories over Attleboro, B.C. High and Philips-Andover Academy. The Red Raiders broke an astonishing total of six school records, despite not having their own pool to use for practice. The Wellesley steamroller flattened their early season opponents. They won seven consecutive meets but were stopped in their eighth meet by the state champion Need¬ ham, 88-84. The swimmers placed third in the conference meet and they finished the year by competing in the Eastern Mass, meet, the state meet and The New England Champi¬ onship meet. Tri-Captains Pete Clauson, John Moon and John Dale swam well throughout the season. Pete Clauson established school records in the 200 yd. Individual Medley, the 200 and 500 yd. Freestyle events and teamed with John Moon, Bob Nutting and Gerry Halpin to break the 400 yd. Freestyle relay record. Senior Glenn Allen and Junior Bob Nutting also broke school records in the 100 yd. breaststroke and diving events, respectively. Seniors Dave Guigli, Rich Lehrer, Ben Moore, Ken Broadbent, Junior Cliff Manchester and Sopho¬ more Mark Davidson all made solid contributions to the team effort. " I just washed my hair. . . and I can ' t do a thing with it.” John Moon. 122 " Off to the races.” i Bob Nutting 123 Basketball Team Suffers Energy Crisis Kneeling: Manager John Owen, Russell Lowe, Ed Meehan, Co-Captains Tom McGreevy and Bill Fay, Dave Boghosian, Tom Johnson. Standing: Manager Tay¬ lor Roth, Tom Crook, Steve Scott, Dennis Archibald, Ted Watkin, Garth Wainman, Bill McNabb, Peter Cassoli, Jeff Davis, Coach John McDermott. For the fifth straight year, the boys’ varsity basketball team ended their season with a losing record. The Raiders won seven of their eighteen contests. Rugged Garth Wainman was the team’s main man. He provided the offensive fuel, three times scoring more than twenty points in a game. When Wainman didn’t score, Bill Fay or Ted Watkin did. Fay was recognized by the Boston Globe, earning an honorable mention berth on that paper’s all-star team. Tom McGreevy and Tom Crook rounded out the starting five. Ed Meehan played well as th e team’s sixth man. Underclassmen Dave Boghosian, Jeff Davis, Bill McNabb, Russell Lowe, Peter Cassoli, and Dennis Archibald gained valua¬ ble playing experience this year and will be an asset to next year’s squad. Billy Fay lays it up and in. Steve Scott waits for the rebound. Steady Eddie Meehan drives for the hoop. Tom Crook pops for two. Garth Wainman shoots from the corner. 125 Undefeated Girls ' B-Ball Team Wins BSL Title Again Kneeling: Debbie Higgins, Marcia Williams, Co-Captains Anne Garrity and Caryl Copland, Susie Sullivan, Jan Wilson. 2nd Row: Coach DeVincenzi, Betsy Fay, Cheryl Herndon. Linda Smith,Gail Wellford, Karen Hayes, Cindy Boiardi ' , Marilyn McGreevy, Laurie McGrath, Sudie Gilford. A combination of speed, super defense, excellent rebounding, and good foul shooting brought the girls ' basketball team into the quarter finals of the Eastern Mass. Basketball Tournament. This team proved to be one of the most successful girls’ basketball teams in the history of WHS. The leading scorer, junior Marsha Williams, amassed an impressive total of 246 points during the season. She was followed by Co-cap- tain Caryl Copland, who repeated the excellent ball handling and speed she has shown throughout her three years on the team. Stopping the opponents’ offense with great defense were Karen “Wilt” Hayes, the leading rebounder, Linda Smith, co-captain Anne Garrity and Debbie Higgins. Little Greeve goes for two. Caryl Copland provides offensive threat. Anne Garrity goes for the ’bound. “Blow in my ear and I’ll follow you anywhere.” Cindy Boiardi. Marcia " Tidbit” Williams comes up court with the ball. Coach D. reviews the game plan. 127 Mike Smolens and Ron Bisplinghoff thwart opponent ' s bid. Coach Mike Adessa with Tri-captains " Bis, " " Melon " and " Cecero. " Pete Flerlage waits for the face-off. GoalieMikeSmolensdoes the splits. 128 Kneeling: Duncan Ross, Bob Belforti, Bob Keefe, Tri-captains Ron Bisplinghoff, Mike Smolens and Peter Flerlage, Gary Page, Den¬ nis MacPhee, Lee Davis. Standing: Coach Mike Adessa, Jim McDermott, Rick Bleakney, John Flerlage, Joe Doherty, Jon Maples, Tom Sullivan, Chip Fagan, Brian Cameron, Mark Reynolds, Alan Villa, Ass’t. Coach Miles Page Jr., Manager Dan Robinson. A 1MH mm,. Mr 3sk Score! Mark Reynolds. The Adessa File; 6-11-1 The Wellesley varsity hockey team took on a new look in the 73-74 season. Under the coaching of Mr. Adessa, the Red Raiders were quickly recognized as the most spirited and hustling squad in the Bay State League. The Wellesley side of the ice had something to cheer about for the first time in years. After a quick start, the Raiders fell into a series of ups and downs. Sometimes the hustle couldn’t make up for the lack of fundamental skills and overall experience. Jim McDermott and Mark Reynolds, two of the top ten scorers in the BSL, and John Flerlage provided a powerful first line. The defense was anchored by Mike Smolens in goal and Ron Bisplinghoff on defense. Pete Flerlage and John Maples also added depth to the squad. Although the first year of reconstruction was an overall dis¬ appointment, the coming year will certainly be much better as virtually the entire squad will be returning. This year’s team earned respect in the Bay State League. 129 First Row: Dan Scully, Bruce Peck, Tom Kincaid, Eddie Bennett, Jimmy Knott, Dave Lovett, Eliot Powell, Captain Charlie Allen, Michael Fitzpatrick, Carl Hayden, Alton Young, Peter Bazirgan, Michael Camp. Second Row: Don Boyden, Mike Caryl, Kim Marden, Joe Resmini, Mike Quinn, Dave Goguen, Mike Sardina, Scott Peck, Mark Perry, Jeff Slowman, Bob Malley, Coach Bob Campana. WRESTLERS FALL SHORT. . . BUT NOT BY MUCH The wrestling team had a 5-6 record, but felt that they had a fulfilling season. The matmen started the season strongly, beating Framingham North and Braintree. In their next meet the Raiders encountered bad luck. A questionable decision gave a tough Dedham squad a narrow victory. At Walpole, the grapplers suffered an even more disheartening loss by succumbing to the Rebels by one point. Wellesley’s best effort of the year was a 49-9 victory against Natick. Many individuals had outstanding seasons. The most prominent was captain Charlie Allen because he lost only once during the season. Seniors Mike Fitzpatrick and Eliot Powell, juniors Bruce Peck, Peter Bazirgan, and Jimmy Knott, and sophomore Ron Goguen all had superlative sea¬ sons. The team had fine fan support. This was exhibited espe¬ cially in the home meets against North and Natick. Both times the crowd packed the gymnasium to watch the team. Charlie Allen gives his opponent a lift. 130 Eliot Powell tries a half-nelson. Jimmy Knott gains the advantage. " Bumbo " Columbus flattens the enemy. Bruce Peck accepts congratulations after a decisive victory. Mike Fitzpatrick puts the clamp on his opponent. 131 1st Row: Cheryl Gagnon, Coach Drevitch, Betsy Moore, Margo Robinson, Co-captains Debbie Belitsos and Beth Moon, Jenny McCabe, Debbie Pelles, Greta Gilbertson. 2nd Row: Liz Kirby, Kathy Heineck, Cindy Bedro- sian, Barbara Harrington, Becca Reggio, Pat Hughs, Kim Epifano, Sue Cathcart, Linda Perani, Pia Centenari, Sally Sullivan. i Gymnasts Battled for Second Place Beth Moon does a split on the beam. This year’s girls’ gymnastic team, led by Co-captains Deb¬ bie Belitsos and Beth Moon, finished third in the Bay State League with a strong 7-2 record, losing to second place Framingham North by only one tenth of a point. This dedi¬ cated and talented group formed one of the finest gymnastic teams Wellesley has ever had. Artistic routines by Beth Moon, Debbie Belitsos, Betsy Moore, Becca Reggio, Jenny McCabe, Pat Hughs and Kim Epifano combined style and grace with physical ability in pro¬ viding the majority of the team ' s points. Susan Drevitch, in her first year as coach, proved an intelli¬ gent, and inspiring leader who gained the respect of the entire team. Capping off the rewarding season, Debbie Belitsos, Beth Moon and Betsy Moore each qualified for the State Gymnas¬ tic Meet. 132 Debbie exhibits grace. First Row: Coach John Barnicott, co-captain Peter Centenari, Gary Robelen, co-captain Rich Schmidt, assistant coach Tom Moore. Second Row: Paul Centenari, Peter Amalfi, Joe Sisk, Keith Schroeder. Third Row: Jim Sheehan, John McDevitt, Bob Molloy. Gymnasts Abound With Talent The 1973-74 men’s gymnastics team was the best in recent years, due mainly to the fine efforts of Co-Captains Rich Schmidt and Peter Centenari and juniors Keith Schroeder and Paul Centenari Schroeder, an extraordinary gymnast, placed fifth in the state competition. He could be counted on to consistently score points in all events. The fly¬ ing Centenaris and Schmidt provided experience and points in parallel bars, high bar, and floor exercise. Senior Gary Robelen, juniors Pete Amalfi and Joe Sisk, and sophomores Bob Molloy and Jim Sheehan added depth and skill in the rings, side horse, and vaulting events. Coach John Barnicott from B.U., guided the team to a fourth place finish in the Bay State League. Schmitty swings at the bar. Keith Schroeder — All State Gymnast. Ski Team Has Phenomenal Season First Row: Eric Shepard, John Whittaker, Peter Mahlstedt, Chip Rogers, Co-Captains Jeff Hollinger and Sue Pevear, Casey Bennett, Jim Longacre, Peter Clark, Fred Connors, Diana Beach, Jim Brewster. Second Row: Chris Lee, Bill Davies, John Kelley, Cindy Alexander, Louise Hurvitz, LeeGavris, Ken Hill, Dave Butze , Eric Ertman, Dede Kelley, Kathy Proctor, Coach Mike Mastro. Third Row: Davis Clark, Nils Carder, Bob Perry, Ali Riley, Sally Riley, Ginny Gavris, Rick Peters, Chuck Haering. The ski team compiled an impres¬ sive 16-3 record. Led by Co-Captains Jeff Hollinger and Sue Pevear and coached by Mike Mastro, the team began conditioning early in November. The training paid dividends as the boys won eighteen of their meets and the girls were victorious fifteen times. The sexes competed separately in sla¬ lom and cross country events. The men’s and women’s scores were then combined to determine the team win¬ ner. Jeff Hollinger, Chip Rogers, Pete Mahlstedt, and Dave Butze consist¬ ently skied well. The women were led by Sue Pevear, Mary McGoldrick, and Nancy Arnot. Super Veer! Indoor Track Team Has .500 Season Kneeling: Jeff Clark, Dave O’Doherty, Rich Benner, Co-Captains Jim Carper and Mark Murray, Jon Haycock, Matt Dennen, Bob Bossange. Second Row: Andy Kane, Kevin Greene, Chris McAlpine, Phil Makris, Wayne Cunningham, Jim Raphael, John Brodeur, George Marsh, Coach Donald LaBorne. Third Row: Jeff Burns, Michael Greene, Reekie James, Eric Holstein, Jim Chase, Mark Johnston, Mike Brown, Rick Pini, Joe Proud. Zeke Haycock burns the opposi tion. Tokin’ Joe Proud leads Shake ’N Bake Dennen around the turn. The indoor track team was surely one of the success tories of the winter sports season. In three short years, the squad rose from the bottom of the Bay State League to finish in a respectable fifth place. The team earned a 4-4-1 record. Half a dozen team records were established during the season, three by co-captain Mark Murray. He set standards in the two mile, one mile, and 1000 yard races. Jon Haycock ran a record 300 yard race against Natick and also set a record for the most points scored in a single season. Thrice did the relay team of Mike Brown, Joe Proud, Matt Dennen and Jon Haycock set a record. Also contributing points throughout the year were Rich Benner, Kevin Greene, Phil Makris, Dave O’Doherty, and co-captain Jim Carper. Graduation will be felt hard by next year’s team as seven seniors are leaving but the future looks promis¬ ing for distance runners Kevin Greene, and Phil Makris, and sprinters Mike Brown, Joe Proud, Reekie James, and Jim Raphael. Andy Kane and Mark Murray set to start in the two mile. Murray Leads the Spring Track Team and the Fans Support Them Kneeling: Peter Cassoli, Richard Benner, Dave Johnson, Dave O’Doherty, Jim Carper, Sammy Corda, Co-captains Mark Murray and Matt Dennen, Ron Bisplin- ghoff, John Haycock, Pete Mahlstedt, Richard Schmidt, Dave McCahon, Peter Clauson, Peter Centenari, Clark Ewer, Jeff Hollinger, Debby Pelles. Standing: Coaches John McDermott and Will St. Cyr, Ed Marcin, Phil Makris, John Reed, Joe Proud, Alton Young, Jim Sheehan, Bruce Peck, Bob Nutting, Scott Peck, Mark Johnston, Arthur Abraham, Bill McEnroe, Russ Lowe, Toby Slodden, Reekie James, Ken Hill, Mike Brown, Wayne Cunningham, Rich Davis, Duncan Ross, Kevin Greene, Brian Cameron, Bill McNabb, Peter Brown, George Marsh, Larry Smart, Jim Raphael, Mike Edelstein, Ken Schroeder, Paul Centenari, Ron Goguen, Bob Malley, Michael Greene, Tom Connelly, John Owen. Coach Will St. Cyr had hoped for a Bay State League track championship to compli¬ ment his first place cross country team, but rival Braintree was too formidable an oppo¬ nent, so Wellesley had to settle for second place. The team performed well outside the BSL placing second in the State Relays, fourth in Class B in Eastern Mass, schools and fourth in the entire Commonwealth. Wellesley ' s fine showing in the state meet came on the strengths of Mark Murray’s first in the two mile, Peter Centenari’s second place in the pole vault, and Rich Schmidt’s fifth place performance in the same event. Mark Murray also won the New England two mile to complete h is career o n top. Performing well all season were mile record holder Rich Benner, co-captain Matt Dennen, John Haycock, and Clark Ewer. Weightmen Ron Bisplinghoff, Jim Carper, and Richie Davis always contributed vital points. Sophomore speedsters Mike Brown and Joe Proud ran superbly in their first year of track. Seniors Jeff Hollinger, Peter Mahlstedt, Dave O’Doherty and Dave McCahon will all be missed next season. He went thatta way! —Jim Carper. 136 Trotting round the bend. Rich Benner. The winged victory — Richie Davis. 137 Baseball Team Strikes Out The 1974 Baseball team was a young team, as only four seniors started. Hence, mistakes were made and ball games were lost due to inex¬ perience. George Kerivan did coach some experienced seniors such as Gary Page, Tim “Googie” Furdon and Pat “Kaline” Kline, who excelled on the field. Weak pitching and inept bat¬ ting were the major woes of the squad. Cold rainy weather and poor fan sup¬ port also contributed to the team’s demise. Jon Maples, Tom Crook, Jeff Davis, and Mark Reynolds hope to improve on the baseball team’s suc¬ cess next year. Sitting: Peter Amalfi, Jeb Bachman, Tim Furdon, Bob McCabe, Doug Lakis, Kevin Fenton, John Dale, Gary Page. Standing: Pat Kline, Tom Crook, Jeff Davis, Mark Reynolds, Dave Boghosian, Jon Maples, Gardiner Gibson, Marty Earls, Ed Meehan, Frank Coslito, Coach George Kerivan, Sr. Bob McCabe goes for two. Wellesley ' s pitching was overpowering on occasion. 9 n There ' s no joy in Mudville. " Crooka " struck out. Ed Meehan put the tag on a Natick baserunner. John Maples and Googie Furdon — An ever-ready battery. " Lake” groves one. " Kaline " Kline eyes his man while Gary Page gets set at first. 139 Boy ' s Tennis Team Slips to Third Place The boys’ tennis team, a perennial first or second place club, slipped to the number three position in the Bay State League this year. The team com¬ piled a respectable 12-6 record, but they seemed to lack that little extra toughness or skill that was necessary to win a tough match. Jeff Eagleson at 1 singles easily defeated lesser opponents, but lost in close matches against the stiffer oppo¬ sition in the league. Dave Andrew at 2 never got his game or pysche together whereas Kimmy Marden was mentally tough and usually won his matches. 1 doubles partners Dick Wright and Tom Murray were capable of phenomenal tennis on occasion. The 2 doubles team of Caleb Aldrich and Billy Goodman played an exciting brand of tennis. Freshman Coach E. Brooks God¬ dard instituted preseason conditioning and running drills into the team pro¬ gram. He has also encouraged the underclassmen to enter tournaments during the summer to get used to pres¬ sure tennis. The result will be a tougher Wellesley squad come next spring. Left to right: Peter Ajemian, Scott Hugenberger, Jeff Clark, Nick Reggio, Caleb Aldridge, Tom Murray, Jeff Eagleson, Kim Marden, Coach E. Brooks Goddard, Billy Goodman, Dave Butze, Dave Andrew, Dick Wright, Eric Ertman, Bill Davies, Dave Cook. Missing from picture: Dave Martin, Greg Andrew and Garth Wainman. Coach " Dimples” Goddard 140 The ball’s in your hand, Dave . K : Wright on, Dick! The Senior Aces Perform for Tennis Buffs! M t.-mm Mmm r , 4v % «ViVAV V; y, ' WAVAwA Mtavanoom W . 4 V 4 tvt K Kwt itt Spaz attack on court! Reggio socks it to ’em. Eagle wins the “Best Legs” award. 141 ‘ The Golfers The golf team, under the direction of Charles Burgess, fared well this year. They won five matches and lost only one. Senior John McCann and Sopho¬ more Debbie Hoffman played very well in their respective state tournaments. McCann reached the final round of the schoolboys’ competition while Hoff¬ man’s play was good enough to cap¬ ture third place among the women. Kneeling: Debby Hoffman, John McCann, Mike Sullivan, Andy Young. Standing: Marty Earls, Lee Gavris, Tom Maher, Dave Turgeon and Coach Charlie Burgess. Ready. Aim. Swing! — MikeSullivan 142 Girls ' Softball Team Has a Rough First Year Kneeling: Hope Schermerhorn, Patti McQuillan, Rosemary Sargent, Laurie Roach, co-captains Laurie McGrath and Boe Morgan, April Bell, Gail Welford. 2nd Row: Barbara Swift, Mary Liz Johnson, Barger Jeutter, Karen Hayes, Marsha Williams, Nancy Maloney, Anne McGee, Coach Josephine DeVincenzi. Either several fielding lapses occurred throughout the sea¬ son, or the hitting ability was greatly hampered, for all efforts resulted in a below par showing during the first year of Wellesley’s girls’ Softball team. Coached by Miss DeVincenzi, and playing in a tough and experienced Bay State League, the team seemed to improve with each game. Hope Schermerhorn consistently hit well with Karen Hayes gaining ability each time she went to the plate. Bo th Marsha Williams and April Bell proved themselves as excellent base runners and co-captains Boe Morgan and Laurie McGrath were key players in fielding situations. Starting pitcher, Gail Welford will not be returning, but back up pitcher Mary Liz Johnson has two years ahead of her. With the outfield intact, next year should bring greater expectations for the girls. Pitcher Patti McQuillan delivers a fastball. Marsha swings with power. 143 The Girls ' Tennis Is First — So, What Else Is New? Sitting: Co-caplains Nancy Arnol and Sue Pevear, Kneeling: Varsity members Sherry Lurie, Sue Bod- den, Marilyn McGreevy, Sally Broderick, Helen Snit- zer, Louise Hurvitz, Dot Gardner, Carol Wright, For the past five years, the girls’ Tennis team has consist¬ ently placed first in the Bay State League. Led by co-captains Sue Pevear and Nancy Arnot, this year’s girls’ team again captured the top spot in the Bay State League with an 11-0 record. Throughout the season, Marilyn McGreevy and Sue Bodden played outstanding matches in their first and second singles positions, and Helen Snitzer played a strong third sin¬ gles. Marilyn defeated Sue for the Eastern Mass. Singles Title. Then, in early June, she defeated the Western Mass, winner for the first girls’ State Singles Championship in high school competition. Sue Pevear and sophomore Sally Broderick consistently defeated their opponents in first doubles position, while Nancy Arnot and Wheatsie Corcoran rotated with Sherry Lurie and Maureen Duggan at second doubles. Next year, the team should be equally competent because only three seniors are leaving. M aureen Duggan. 3rd Row: Coach Karen Kaplan. J.V. members Maryse Levesque, Jill Martin, Judy Johnson, Bonny Kanter, Valerie Von Rosenvinge. Sue Thompson. Sue Pevear makes a valiant effort. Helen Snitzer follows through after serving. iHMM MmmFrm IMi ;n b«m til aui Perfect form — Marilyn McGreevy. Nancy Arnot even looks like a tennis pro! 145 Lacrosse Team Finishes in First Place Tie Kneeling: Barbara Goodman, Sudie Gifford, Joan Schlottenmier, co-captains Pam Durkin and Caryl Copeland, Debbie Belitsos, Debbie Higgins, Betty Mann. 2nd Row: Sue Sullivan, Dawn Bedrosian, Eileen Galvin, Cindy Buckley, Margaret Sullivan, Anne Garrity, Karen Krech, Jan Wilson, Mary Jane Scannell, Barb Furdon, Coach Christine Burns. The girls’ Lacrosse team, with an overall record of 12-1 and a 7-1 League record, finished in a first place tie with Weston. They lost their only game to Weston early in the season but sprung back to defeat them towards the end. Barb Goodman and co-captain Caryl Copeland were the leading scorers and the key to the team’s outstanding offense. Co-cap- tain Pam Durkin with help from Jan Wilson, Eileen Galvin, Debbie Belitsos, Dawn Bedrosian, Barb Furdon and Cindy Buckley contributed to the con¬ tinuous scoring throughout the sea¬ son. Goalie Debbie Higgins, with eighty saves, kept the scoring to a minimum. Helping Debbie at defense were Sudie Gifford, Mary Jane Scannell, Joan Schlottenmier, Margaret Sullivan, Anne Garrity, Betty Mann, Sue Sullivan and Karen Krech. There were only six underclassmen on the varsity squad, therefore, next year will probably be a rebuilding one. What a scoop! Janet makes a strong defensive effort. Robin Hood and Little John have a joust. Despite strong opposition, Wellesley shoots on goal. 147 The first week in June was the final official week that seniors were together It was a time of celebrating, high spirits, and relaxed enjoyment, yet it was also a time tinged with a bit of nostalgia The Banquet, Prom, Graduation, and All-Night Party were the last events for seniors, and so there was much reminiscing about the past three years, including all the good and bad times that the Class of 1974 shared together. This traditional section is meant to portray the unique aspects of our class throughout this week of celebrations Roberta Benotti Traditions Editor Eliot Powell, a member of the class of 1974, was selected to be one of 1400 Semifinalists, from 50,000 who were tested, in the National Achievement Scholarship Program of Out¬ standing Negro Students. The choice of Semifi¬ nalists is based upon the student’s scores on the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test. Financial awards are presented to those con¬ tinuing in the competition, with the purpose of supporting their plans for higher education. Eliot will receive 1,500 dollars from the Mobil Oil Corporation every year during his four years at t h e University of Pennsylvania. Eliot Powell Scholarship Winner Seven Students Recognized for Oustanding National Academic Achievement Six Wellesley High School seniors were chosen by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation to be Semifi¬ nalists in the scholarship program; all six were later selected to be Finalists. The choice of students for this honor is based upon the scores of the Prelimi¬ nary Scholastic Aptitude Test. An equivalent performance must be main¬ tained on the Scholastic Aptitude Test in order to be eligible for a Finalist standing. Furthermore, the student submits biographical data and the endorsement of the principal of the school. As only a few students are selected to reach the Finalist standing, Wellesley High is honored by these six outstanding students. David Martin, Mary Mooradian, David Birney, Madeleine Grant, Diana Borden, Hank Stewart; our National Merit Scholars. 150 Over Fifty Students Honored for Scholastic Achievement at Academic Awards Assembly This Spring Front Row: Marcie Greenfield, Debbie Linnell, Victoria White, Roberta Benotti, Susie Faulkner, Francesca Villa, Eva Wagner, Kathy Forrester, Linda DiGiandomenico, Sharon Skelly, Wendy Shapiro, Margot Robinson, Betsy Gerald. Second Row: Claire MacMaster, Kathy Christiansen, Scott Ferguson, Patricia Thibodeau, Barbara Cassidy, Nancy Webb, Dana Young, Kathy Ross, Karen McDowell, Joan Doherty, Melanie Scott, Robert Keefe. Third Row: Paul Centenari, Chris Wiles, Geoff Campbell, Barbara Bligh, Sally Whalen, Curtis Phinney, Kathy Aylward, Sarah Thorne, Laurie Roach, David Birney, Cathy Purcell, Leigh Watkins, Cindy Doran, Debbie Belitsos, Barbara Swift, John Dale. Fourth Row: Hank Stewart, Holly MacEwen, Doug Hanson, Rich Callas, Bruce Carmen, Peter Ziegelman, Scott Ward, Alexander Black, Rick Jarvis, Paul Tosti, Brian Zimbler, Keith Schroeder, Sue Buzzell, David Kent, Tom Coyle. Marcie Greenfield Williams Book Alexander Black Harvard Book Brian Zimbler Sarah Thorne Wisconsin Book Wheaton Book On May 25, over 50 students were honored at the annual academic awards assembly. As always, there are some students who seem to steal the show by gathering numerous awards, such as Alex “four-out-of-five-ain ' t- bad” Black, and Will “l-never-met-an- award-l-didn’t-like” Rogers. In addition to the prizes that are for specific subjects, there are four col¬ lege book prizes that are awarded to the students who are outstanding in character, as well as scholastic achievement. Marcie Greenfield, Sarah Thorne, Brian Zimbler, and Alex Black were the four recipients for this year. Congratulations to these stu¬ dents and to all the others who excelled and were recognized at the assembly. 151 ttS V mi Graduation Friday, June 71974 Senior Cup Winner Jeb Bachman Senior Cup Winner Diana Borden Peter Taggart, Class Officers, the Class of 1974 Billy Duggan Matt Dennen Garth Wainman Sally Adzigian, Diana Beach, Scott Beebe Eve Wagner Awards at the Senior Banquet Mr. Rokicki accepts his " Rock " from President Peter Taggart. " Roscoe Conkling Brown Award " John Wheatley for Trivia — Good Luck as advisor to next year’s Senior Class, Mr. Bent 1 Sue Hoyle and Rich Bailey — " Couple of the Year Award " Dotty Duffy — " Chatterbox of the Year " A stethoscope for our advisor Mr. Lewis, who will be getting his Docorate next year. Peter Ajemian — " Pitted Date Award " " Big Mac " — Peter Kelly Kathy Brady— " Best Parties’ " Friends of the Year " — Kathy Ross and Dana Young Marriott Motel June 3,1974 Class Officers, Peter Taggart, Diane Nicolai, Sue O ' Hara, and Jeb Bachman read the class will. Parents of Officers enjoy the Banquet. Mr. Nicolai, Mrs. Bachman, Mrs. Nicolai, Mrs. Barrett (Faculty), Mr. Barrett, Mrs. Taggart, Dr. Taggart, Mrs. O ' Hara, Mr. O ' Hara. Seated: Matt Gorman, Ricky Plouffe, Bob Eaton, Ian Copeland, Tom Coyle. Standing: Rob Froncko, Kathy Healy, Taylor Roth, Kathy Aylward, Steve Mitchell. Seated: Madelyn Daley, Marny Ashburne, Barb Goodman, Ellen Carney, Judy Murphy. Standing: Karen Johnson, Nora Burns, Lynn Morris, Jane Cullinane, Elfriede Reynolds, Sue Goodwin, Kathy Forrester, Debby Reed, Kathy Christiansen, Sally Adzigian, Robin Miller, Jeanne Kaplan, Patty Thi¬ bodeau. Wellesley School Committee joins the Senior Banquet. Standing: Mr. Car¬ bone, Ass ' t. Vice-Principal; Mr. Batista, Mr. Porter, Mr. Kelly, Mr. Dunham. Seated: Mrs. Batista, Mrs. Carbone, Mrs. Kelly, Mrs. Dunham, Mrs. Porter. Faculty and Staff at the Banquet: Standing: Mr. and Mrs. Conaty, Mr. and Mrs. Hall. Seated: Mrs. and Mr. Scannell, Mrs. McCurdy, Miss Milot, Mr. Ubaldino. A standing ovation for Mr. Lewis. ADMINISTRATORS AND TEACHERS: Mr. Hayes, Mr. Rokicki, Mr. Sullivan, Mrs. Goodman, Dr. Goodman. 155 Senior Prom Sydney Hill Country Club june 5,1974 5j | jy 1 Oi, 1 • - ' W » fJ i ¥ V ■i 1 Vjp f 1 w J w hi W m. i rp 11 All-Night Party June 7-8, 7 974 Near and dear to my heart. Celebrate! We’re graduated! 158 To tradition! Banquet Candids Somewhere in the picture: Mark, Johnny, Rich, Herb, Nicky, Mahlstaff, Blanked, Jim, Phil, Ron, Another Blanked, Duh!, Matt Hatter, Fred, and. . . Sue. Nice to see you, Elfreida. Robyn Williams Michael and Betty. No, thanks, I’ve had enough ... I think. Chip Turgeon and Peter Mur- phy. I Bambi Gentes The Harvard look — glass and girl. Tom Johnson and Maureen Maher I polish with Pearl Drops! — Dave Guigli 159 Leo Villa Jeff Hollinger and Kathy Healy Alan Campbell The gang in the courtyard takes a break between classes. Wheatsie Corcoran Sue O ' Hara and Senior Class Advisor, Mr. Lewis, go over some class activities. Ian Copeland The class giants, Ted Watkin and Garth Wain- man lean on poor Kimmy Marden. Nancy Webb The W.H.S. Kazoo Band Debbie Belitsos works on her AP Bio project. Victor Burguess Class Evel Knievel Linda Smith helps Pat Kline take it oft. Need we say more? 161 As students in a school of close to 1500, we spend much of our time in groups, whether social, academic, or athletic. A person is more often identified by his membership in a club or on a team than by a name. While developing the ability to learn and function in group situations is an important part of our high school educa¬ tion, we also feel the need to be recognized as individuals. Toward this end we present the individual senior portraits, and we include underclassmen for the first time in recent years. Barbara Malt Seniors Editor Seniors Wrap Up Bittersweet High School Years SUE O’HARA, Vice-President DIANE NICOLAI, Secretary Senior year is always a year of frantic planning and activities. Worries over col¬ lege and job plans for next year conflict with day to day worries over work, friend¬ ships, and grades to be kept up. Our eagerness to escape home and high school battles with the inner desire some of us have to linger just a little longer. The days sometimes blur into one long line of priorities, deadlines, papers, places to be, and projects to finish. But the Class of 1974, like all the graduating classes that have preceded us, has found a special excitement and closeness in being seniors that will always be remembered and never quite duplicated. BEN LEWIS, Advisor EILEEN GALVIN, ELLEN McARDLE KATHRYN ABRUZZESE SALLY ADZIGIAN 753 Worcester St. 181 Cedar St. Class Chatterbox, DOTTIE DUFFY JOHNAGNEW 66 Denton Rd. PETER AJEMIAN 67 Fairbanks Rd. GLENN ALLEN 44 Parker Rd. ERIC ANDERSON 215 Winding River Rd. AMANDA ALLEN 44 Parker Rd. ROSEMARY ANDERSON 62 Kensington Rd. Roxbury CHARLES ALLEN 480 Oakridge Rd. JOHN ANGUS 38 Cottage St. 165 NANCY ARNOT 78 Maugus Ave. MARNYASHBURNE 24 Northgate Rd. KATHLEEN AYLWARD 524 Worcester St. JOHN BACHMAN 72 Emerson Rd. DEBORAH BAILEY 49 Sawyer Rd. RICHARD BAILEY 43 Curve St. STEVEN BANKS 234 Lowell Rd. SHARON SKELLY JUDSON BARNES 6 Wall St. LISA BARNES RANDALL BARRETT BRENDA BARRY PETER BAUMANN 200 Oakland St. 35 Elmwood Rd. 40 Cedar St. 107 Oak St. 166 Class Midget, JOHN AGNEW, and Class Giant, GARTH WAINMAN DIANA BEACH SCOTT BEEBE 12 Greenwood Rd. 74 Suffolk Rd. WENDY BEHREND 4 Wedgewood Rd. ROBERT BELFORTI 39 Halsey Ave. DEBORAH BELITSOS 14 Pickerel Rd. APRIL BELL 468 Washington St. RICHARD BENNER 7 Crown Ridge Rd. ARLENE BENNETT 16 Weld Ave. Roxbury CHRISTOPHER BENNETT 24 Carisbrooke Rd. MARGERY BENNETT 12 Pine Plain Rd. 167 ROBERTA BENOTTI 152 Washington St. DAVID BIRNEY 23 Service Dr. ERNEST BLEILER 103 Great Plain Ave. CHERYL BORGMAN 299 Weston Rd. RON BISPLINGHOFF 15 FifeRd. BRIAN STRAWBRIDGE RUTH BICKFORD 41 Cedar St. WILLIAM BOND 124 Benvenue St. CHERYL BORGHI 72 Kingsbury St. SUSAN BORKUM 20 Ashmont Rd. ROBERT BOSSANGE 67 Parker Rd. DOUGLAS BOUDREAU 39 Bay view Rd. 168 THEODORE BOWER 6 Walnut Place SUSAN BOWMAN 18 Kenilworth Rd. PAMELA BOYD 32 Emerson Rd. DAVID BOYDEN 20 Gilson Rd. KATHLEEN BRADY 11 ComeauSt. MARY JANE BRAZIL 23 Marvin Rd. CYNTHIA BREWSTER 4 Tappan Rd. JAMES BREWSTER 4 Tappan Rd. KENNETH BROADBENT 5 Seaward Rd. - ■i k JOAN BRODEUR 203 Grove St. Class Freak, KATHY LOCATELL SUE BUZZELL " You always put it so nicely.” 169 alan McCartney . don ' t you wish everybody did?” JENNIFER BROWN 9 Hampden St. ANTHONY BURGER 28 Cunningham Rd. VICTOR BURGUESS 38 Russell Rd. DIANA BURKHOLDER 53 Kirkland Circle GREGORY BURNS 25 Columbia St. NORA BURNS TORREY BURNS LYNN BUTTERS 7 Kipling Rd. 23 Howe St. 29 Cavanagh Rd. CAROL BULGER 14 MacArthur Rd. PETER BURGER 28 Cunningham Rd. NICHOLAS BURNS 31 Shirley Rd. SUSAN BUZZELL 15 Swarthmore Rd. 170 Class Flirt, KATHY BRADY, and Class Don Juan, JOHN WHITTAKER DEBORAH BYINGTON 28 Manor Ave. LYNN CALLAHAN 40Standish Or. ROSEMARYTHORN RICHARD CALLAS 41 Boulder Road GEOFFREY CAMPBELL JAMES CAMPBELL 54 Alba Road 35 Wingate Road JEANNE CAPLAN 6 Wilson Street PHILIP CARENS 9 Hobart Rd. KATHLEEN CAREY 249 Walnut St. JOHN CARMEN 23 Elmwood Rd. ELLEN CARNEY 2 Arlington Rd. DEBORAH CARLETON 9SumnerRd. CHRISTINE CAROLAN 33 Cavanaugh Rd. JAMES CARPER 38 Sterling Rd. BARBARA CASSIDY 232 Cedar St. JOHN HARACKIEWICZ Leaving so soon? NANCY CAVERS 21 Royalston Rd. EUGENE CHAMPAGNE 15Sunnyside Rd. CANDY CHASE 100 Westgate Rd. KAREN CHASE 10 Stonecleve Rd. MARY BETH CARUSO 47 Jackson Rd. JOHN CAVAGNARO 43 Abbott Rd. PETER CENTENARI 9 Old Town Rd. ALDEN CHESTER 29 Greylock Rd. 172 DEBORAH CHICHETTO 88 Whittier Rd. PETER CLARK 14 Elm St. JEFFREY CHIVERS 62 Standish Cir. SHARON CLARK 18 Elm St. KATHERINE CHRISTAINSEN 70 Edmunds Rd. PETER CLAUSON 21 Franklin Rd. GEOFFREY CLARK 81 Albion Rd. NINA CLIFF 28 Bernard Rd. NANCY CAVERS Best Dressed Boy, PETER CENTENARI 173 KELLY COLLINS FREDERICK CONNORS 19 Roberts Rd. 53 Barton Rd. IAN COPLAND MAURITA CORCORAN 2 Harvard St. 84 Abbott Rd. JEFFREY CONTE 77 Sears St., Wayland STEPHEN CORDA 3 Peck Ave. RON BISPLINGHOFF DIANE CROWLEY 1 Arlington Rd. 1 CARYL COPLAND 2 Harvard St. DOUGLAS CORRIGAN 11 Cottonwood Rd. THOMAS COYLE 23 Wellesley Ave. SHARON CROWLEY 23 Salem Rd. 174 MARY KERR Mr. Wellesley High, TOM JOHNSON JANE CULLINANE KIMBERLY CUMMINGS 13 Bow St. 416 Linden St. JEFFREY CURRAN 9 Avon Rd. DEBBIE CUTLER 7 Mansfield Rd. JOAN DACEY 23 Marshall Rd. JOHN DALE 77 Elmwood Rd. MADELYN DALEY SUSAN DALTON JOEL DAUGHTRY PAUL DAVIDSON 125 Bristol Rd. 92 Old Colony Rd. 44 Crestwood Pk. 65 Denton Rd. 175 ALICIA DAVIS 24 Windemere Rd. LEANNE DAVIS 49 Pilgrim Rd. LEE DAVIS 9 Jackson Rd. THOMAS DEAL 35 Stanford Rd. DONNA DeCASTRO 38 Livermore Rd. MICHELLE DELORIE 48 Upson Rd. ALBERT DePRISCO 110 Great Plain Ave. BARBARA DILLABAUGH 25 Geraldine Dr. RICHARD LEHRER MARTHA DAVIS 21 Cushing Rd. MATTHEW DENNEN 12 Madison Rd. LINDA DiGIANDOMENICO 10 Paine St. JOHN DILLON 36 Brook St. 176 EVA DIMOCK 340 Linden St. BRIAN DINGMAN 123 BenvenueSt. GODFREY DOGAN 205 Walnut Ave. JOAN DOHERTY 45 Prospect St. KEVIN DONAHUE 40 Marshall Rd. MARY DONOVAN 11 Roberts Rd. CYNTHIA DORAN 42 Bayview Rd. ROBERT DOWNING 90 Arnold Rd. BEN MOORE Class Sophisticate, KATHY ELMBLAD 177 SHERYL DUFTON 32 Riverdale Rd. KATHY ELMBLAD 32 Sagamore Rd. DENISE FARINA 60 Suffolk Rd. JUDITH FEINGOLD 55 Glen Rd. PAMELA DURKIN JEFFREY EAGLESON 123 Abbott Rd. 34 Lowell Rd. ROBERT EATON 7 Bernard Rd. JANE ELSER CHRISTOPHER ELY CLARK EWER 41 Madison Rd. 82 Arnold Rd. 12 Heckle St. WILLIAM FAY 10 Bucknell Rd. SUSAN FISHER MIKE FITZPATRICK 3 Cedar Brook Rd. 178 Got spirit? Let ' s hear it! DAVID FITZGERALD MICHAEL FITZPATRICK 38 Riverdale Rd. 37 Linden Sq. Most Fashionable Girl, SUE BUZZELL MURIEL FITZPATRICK 8 Tanglewood Rd. PETER FLERLAGE CYNTHIA FLOWERS 225 Oakland St. 83 Westgate Rd. KATHLEEN FORRESTER MICHAEL FORTE STEPHEN FOSS ELIZABETH FRENCH 14 Richland Rd. 31 Bancroft Rd. 3 Clafin Rd. 18 Auburn Rd. 179 ROBERT FRONCKO 49 Whittier Rd. PATRICIA FURDON 15 Burke Lane TIMOTHY FURDON 17 Burke Lane LINDA FUSS 22 Hillside Rd. ElLEEN GALVIN ANNE GARRITY 68 Northgate Rd. 40 Radcliffe Rd. BERNADETTE GENTES SUSAN GIFFORD 73 Prospect Rd. 14 Windsor Rd. MARK HANSON JANE GLOD 3 Dudley Rd. SUSAN GOGANIAN 12 Roanoke Rd. 180 ALAN GOLDBERG 9 Lexington Rd. BARBARA GOODMAN 26 Sagamore Rd. STEVEN GOODWIN 117 Cedar St. SUSAN GOODWIN 19 Hunnewell St. PAMELA GORGONE 115 Crest Rd. CATHY ANNE GORMAN 333 Worcester St. MATTHEW GORMAN ROBERT GORSEY 18 Tennyson Rd. 17 Stanford Rd. MADELEINE GRANT JOAN GREENE 4 Alden Rd. 5ClaflinRd. Class Apple Polisher, GEOFF CAMPBELL STEVE MOSES Ready. . .aim. . 181 LORAINE GRIGNAFFINI JANICE GUARNIERI 16 Fells Cir. 26 Oak St. DAVID GUIGLI MARK GUMPRECHT 240 Weston Rd. 53 Russell Rd. BOB McCABE ELIZABETH HAILER 14 Jefferson Rd. DOUGLAS HALEY 43 Radcli ffe Rd. MICHAEL HALLIGAN 449 Weston Rd. RICHARD HAMMOND 3 Granite Rd. PHILLIP HANNA 489 Worcester St. DOUGLAS HANSON 25 Crown Ridge Rd. MARK HANSON 95 Beechwood Rd. VINCENT HARACKIEWICZ 102 Woodlawn Ave. 182 Miss Student Body, DEBBIE BELITSOS MAUREEN HARRIS 6 Clifford St. MARGARET HARVEY 16 Livermore Rd. LISA HAVEN JON HAYCOCK 29 Martin Rd. 38 Longfel low Rd. £ ;■ ! CARL HAYDEN KATHERINE HEALY 11 Turner Rd. 36 Wi ndemere Rd. FREDERICK HEANEY JAMES HEANEY JOANNE HEHRE GILLETTE HENRY 19 Webb Ave. 33 Ivy Rd. 701 Worcester St. 117 Grove St. 183 GEORGE HIBBARD 19 Colgate Rd. LINDA HIGGINS 4 Lexington Rd. JOHN HOLLINGER 17 Oxbow Rd. SUSAN HOYLE 28 Lee wood Rd. AMY HESKETT 20 Hawthorne Rd. ANN HIMMELBERGER 387 Linden St. BARBARA HOPSON 21 Maurice Rd. JOEL DAUGHTRY DONNA HOFFMAN JAMES HOGAN 36 Emerson Rd. 27McCleanSt. PETER HOSMER JOSEPH HOWARD 43 Woodridge Rd. 28 Gaston St., Roxbury DEBORAH HIGGINS 351 Weston Rd. 184 Class Jock, TOM McGREEVY KEVIN HUGHES 60 Colburn Rd. RICHARD JARVIS 22 Harris Ave. KATHY KNEALE You can do it! CHRISTA JEUTTER DAVID JOHNSON 115 Suffolk Rd. 53 Riverdale Rd. JUDY JOHNSON 30 Northgate Rd. KAREN JOHNSON 53 Seaver St. KENNETH JOHNSON 14 Intervale St. Boston THOMAS JOHNSON 41 Chesterton Rd. SCOTTJONES 51 Woodridge Rd. MELINDA JOSTYN 1 Linwood Rd. 185 Class Liberated Woman, LAURIE MARTEL BONNY KANTER 23 Bluebird Rd. DEBORAH K API NOS 19 MacArthur Rd. JOHN MOON “Aw, come on! " DAVID KAPLAN KAREN KASBARIAN 12 Ashmont Rd. 85 Manor Ave. ROBERT KEEFE 7 Brookfield Cir. KAREN KELLETT 374 Weston Rd. ABIGAIL KELLEY DAVID KELLY PETER KELLY DAVID KENT 112 Lowell Rd. 19 Orchard St. 9 Bay State Rd. 6 Oakland Or. 186 MARY KERR 21 Wedgewood Rd. DOUGLAS LAKIS 90 Great Plain Ave. TIMOTHY LANDRETH 71 Oak St. DEBRA LANZA 29 Redwing Rd. SUSAN KINLIN 9 Claflin Rd. PATRICK KLINE 23 HunnewellSt. ■ I KATHERINE KNEALE 12 Stanford Rd. GAVIN LaMONTAGNE 36 Cleveland Rd. PHILCARENS " What kind of a call was that, Ref?” i PAUL LANEN 45 Stanford Rd. DAVID LAWRENCE 214 Cedar St. A CYNTHIA LEE RICHARD LEHRER 74 Wellesley Ave. 15 Royalston Rd. 187 LEANNE LESTER KATHRYN LOCATELL 9 Balfour St. 7 Monroe Rd. Dorchester JAMES LONGACRE JAMES LOUTREL 50 Standish Rd. 24 Royalston Rd. ROBERT MAGLIOZZI 7 Morton St. CLAIRE MacMASTER 23 MacArthurRd. Class Politician, NICK “TRICKY NICKY” BURNS DAVID LOVETT 641 Washington St. HOLLY MacEWEN 72 Mayo Rd. MAUREEN MAHER PETER MAHLSTEDT 237 Bristol Rd. 235 Lowell Rd. 188 JANE MAHONEY 1 Rutgers Rd. ELIZABETH MANN 99 Livingston Rd. DAVID MARTIN 229 Bristol Rd. ROBERT McCABE 31 Dunedin Rd. NANCY MAHONEY 1 Rutgers Rd. CLAIRE MALONEY 8 Lawrence Rd. GAIL MARSHALL NANCY MARSHALL 108WestgateRd. 69 Brook St. MIKESMOLENS BARBARA MALT 10 Woodridge Rd. LAUREEN MARTEL 76 Crest Rd. ELLEN McARDLE 84 Maugus Ave. DAVID McCAHON 15 Squirrel Rd. 189 JOHN McCANN 65 Greylock Rd. MARY ELLEN MCCARTHY ALAN McCARTNEY 72 Pilgrim Rd. 11 Cottage St. BRIAN McCONOLOGUE 14 Peck Ave. KAREN McDOWELL 7 Woodlawn Ave. JANET McGRATH 20 Appleby Rd. LAURIE McGRATH 14 Curve St. THOMAS McGREEVY 75 Kenilworth Rd. DEBORAH McMANUS 25 Larch Rd. Patricia McQuillan 12 Washington Ct. Class Male Chauvinist, DOUG LAKIS RON COLLIER 190 LAUREL MEYER 115 Dover Rd. MARK MINER 12 Bowdoin Rd. JOHN MOON 2 Wood way Rd. BENJAMIN MOORE 15 Cornell Rd. NANCY ARNOT DAVID MILKEY 22 Glenbrook Rd. STEVEN MITCHELL 15 Marvin Rd. ROBIN MILLER 43 Royalston Rd. ROBERT MONTGOMERY 35 Boulder Brook Rd. JAMES MESSER 18 Larch Rd. HEATHER MINER 1 Berkshire Rd. ELIZABETH MOON 6 Pickerel Terr. MARYANN MOORADIAN 7 Pleasant St. MARY MOORE 93 Bristol Rd. TERRY MOORE 72 Yarmouth Rd. SINCLAIR MOOREFIELD 153 Weston Rd. LYNN MORRIS 44 Mansfield Rd. STEVE MOSES 48 Ridge Hill Farm Rd. SUSAN MUIRHEAD 136 Forest St. CHARLES MURPHY 48 Parker Rd. Class Intellectuals, DIANA BORDEN, DAVID BIRNEY, and HANK STEWART DAVID MURPHY 4 Hastings St. DEIRDRE MURPHY 30 Falmouth Rd. 192 JUDITH MURPHY 48 Cedar St. KEVIN MURREN 44 Cottonwood Rd. DANIEL NAPOLEONE 19 Hilltop Rd. SCOTT NICKESON 41 Summit Rd. PETER MURPHY 26 Cushing Rd. SUSAN MURPHY 233 Bristol Rd. MARK MURRAY 12 Nantucket Rd. KAREN MUSSER 29 Sheridan Rd. GARY NEWMAN NICK BURNS and SUE MURPHY 51 Cleveland Rd. DIANE NICOLAI 35 Norwich Rd. RICHARD NICOLAI 18 Ivy Rd. MARYANN NOONAN 20 Standish Cr. 193 " The farmer” takes time out for a snooze (TIM FURDON). Class Clown, NANCY ARNOT BRIAN O’CONNELL 54 Stand ish Cr. DAVID O ' DOHERTY 25 Thomas Rd. SUSAN O ' HARA 95 Mayo Rd. DOUGLAS O ' MALLEY 15 Fenmere Ave. THOMAS O ' ROURKE 14 Washburn Ave. GARY PAGE 45 Marshall Rd FRANCES PALMER 104 Forest St. PATRICIA PAQUETTE 59 Russell Rd. ELIZABETH PATTEN 7 Southwick Cr. JULIE PAWLINA 31 Southgate Rd. 194 LEIGHANN PEARL 9 Cedar St. PAMELA PEIRSON 101 Abbott Rd. SUSAN PEVEAR 194 Lowell Rd. RICHARD PLOUFFE 53 Elmwood Rd. WALTER PEAVY 16 Wildwood St. Dorchester ROBERT PERANI 7 MacArthur Rd. ANN PHILLIPS 7 Sunset Rd. DAVID PORTER 25 Whittier Rd. ELIOT POWELL 36 Fairbanks Ave. 1 SYLVIA POWELL 25 Grantland Rd. CURTIS PHINNEY JOSEPH PINI 30 Richland Rd. 36 Pleasant St. Sid Santospago gets support from Dave Fitzgerald and Bill Fay. 195 Most Talented, MARY DONOVAN ROBERT POWERS 119 Brook St. LINDA PULLAN 124 Westgate Rd. ELFRIEDE REYNOLDS 33 Cedar St. MARY PRYOR RICH NICOLAI 276 Oakland St. PHILIP QUINN 9 Fells Cr. DEBORAH REED NICHOLAS REGGIO 31 Brook St. 25 Leighton Rd. STEPHEN RIHERT 15 Sylvan Rd. LAURIE ROACH 100 Elmwood Rd. GARY ROBELEN 52 Emerson Rd. 196 PHILLIP ROBINSON 70 Curve St. JANE ROGERS 13 Pine Ridge Rd. DAVID ROSENBERG 46 Maugus Hill Rd. TAYLOR ROTH 18 Woodlawn Ave. KATHY CHRISTAINSEN JEFFREY ROGERS 28 Cartwright Rd. EDWARD ROGERS 16 Sturbridge Rd. KATHERINE ROSS 27 Manor Ave. MELISSA ROSS 90 Seaver St. FREDERIC ROSS 30 Dunedin Rd. REYNOLDS RUST ROSTIATY SAID NANCY SALVI 10 Woodway Rd. 233 Bristol Rd. 4 Strathmore Rd. 197 JOANNE SANTOSPAGO 17 Rice St. ROSEMARY SARGENT 1 0 Auburn Rd. PETER SAWTELLE 10 Windemere Rd. JOAN SCHLOTTENMIER 21 Morton St. RICHARD SCHMIDT CAROL SCHROEDER 15 Maugus Hill Rd. 26ParkAve. MARY JANESCANNELL 22 Bradley Ave. MELANIE SCOTT 2972 Washington St. Roxbury DANIEL SCULLY 36 Russell Rd. JANET SEDGWICK 88 Hampshire Rd. 198 NICK REGGIO WENDY SHAPIRO 30 Wachusett Rd. MARYSHINNICK 63 Barton Rd. TOM SHEEHAN 21 Cleveland Rd. ERIC SHEPHERD 30 Pine St. JANETSHERRER 18 Putney Rd. JOANNA SIDNEY 141 Forest St. SHARON SKELLY 4 Laurel Terr. DEXTER SLADE 8 Stanford Rd. GAIL SMITH 10 Rutgers Rd. LINDA SMITH 41 Seaward Rd. MICHAEL SMOLENS 1 Madison Rd. ELIZABETH SPEARE 12 Benton St. 199 KAREN STALEY 101 Royalston Rd. SALLY SPILMAN 428 Washington St. MARKIAN STECYK 41 Turner Rd. GILBERT STEWART 5 Brookfield Rd. ELIZABETH STRICKLAND 6 Sheridan Cr. GAEL SULLIVAN 58 Norwich Rd. DAVID ROSENBERG BRIAN STARR ATT 7 Woodbine Rd. LOUISE START 64 Overbrook Dr. ARTHUR STONE BRIAN STRAWBRIDGE 111 Forna Rd., 11 Woodland Rd. Mattapan Class Billie Jean King, CARYL COPLAND 200 MARGARET SULLIVAN 37Tanglewood Rd. MICHAEL SULLIVAN 57 Pine Plain Rd. MICHAEL H. SULLIVAN 5 Colgate Rd. ROGER SULLIVAN 5 Rockridge Rd. BARBARA CASSIDY PETER TAGGART ELIZABETH TASHJIAN 50 Pine St. 52 Livermore Rd. GREG TAYLOR 20 Colby Rd. DONNA TECTOR 21 Patton Rd. PATRICIA THIBODEAU 20 Atwood St. ROSEMARY THORN 201 Bristol Rd. PATRICIA THROWER 58 Standish Cr. DIANA TELLER 115 Brook St. 201 BRIAN McCONOLOGUE and BOB MAGLIOZZI m SUSAN TRAYLOR 61 Radcliffe Rd. JAMES TREITMAN 150 Glen Rd. DAVID TRUSAS 21 Charles St. FRANK TURGEON 11 Bucknell Rd. MARTHA TURNER 616 Washington St. PAMELA VACCARI 2 Simpson Rd. REBECCA VAZQUEZ 12 Norfolk Terr. FRANCESCA VILLA 39A Oak St. 202 CHARLES WADSWORTH 12 Northgate Rd. LEO VILLA MICHAEL VILLMOW 10 Oak St. 38 Sterling Rd. EVALYNNE WAGNER 2 Denton Rd. GARTH WAINMAN 50 Temple Rd. REGINA WAITE 20 Jackson Rd. PETER AJEMIAN EDWARD WATKIN 17 Croton St. JOHN WATSON 196 Oakland St. CHARLES WAEHLER 19 Cunningham Rd. KAY WARD 62 Longfellow Rd. LEIGH WATKINS 7 Kirkland Cir. NANCY WEBB 90 Overbrook St. 203 JENNY BROWN and ELLEN CARNEY MARY DONOVAN SALLY WHALEN 16 Lafayette Cir. JOHN WHEATLEY 10 Sheridan Cir. CYNTHIA WHEELER 27 Colgate Rd. ROBERT WIARD 35 Atwood St. PETER WIER 16 Woodfield St. JOHN WHITTAKER JAMES WHYNOT 12 Royal Crest Dr. 23 McLean St. Marlboro CHRISTOPHER WILES 10 Larch Rd. ROBYN WILLIAMS 2 RockledgeSt. Roxbury 204 CARRIE WILSON 32 Pine St. RAYMOND WILSON 23 Auburn Rd. HILARY WINSLOW 27 Washburn Ave. ELAINE WOO 34 Crestwood Dr. CHERYL WORTHY 7 MillsSt. Boston RICHARD WRIGHT 35 Sterling Rd. MARY DANA YOUNG 111 Forest St. PETER ZIEGELMAN 34 Haven Rd. GWENDOLYN ACUNA DAVID ANDREW CAROL CALDER ALAN CAMPBELL MARK COTTON CLAIRE CUNNIFF GERARD DONAHUE IAIN DRUMMOND KERRY DUGGAN WILLIAM C. DUGGAN KEVIN FENTON Seniors Not Pictured LYNNE FORTINI WHITNEY FULLER ARNOLD HAMPE NANCY HANKIN ANDREA HILL JAYNE KERIVAN MOLLY LAIRD MAURA MacDONALD MARK MORRIS GORDON MORRISON PETER MOYES KATHRYN MUNRO LOIS NELSON STEPHANIE RICHARDSON JEAN RICHTER RICHARD ROBERSON JOHN SANDERSON CHARLES SHEPPARD BEN VAN DISSEL GAIL WELLFORD 205 Juniors Hit Halfway Mark The junior class was dismayed this year to find the fun and frolic of their sophomore year had abruptly ended. The com¬ petition for good grades, combined with the omnipresent pressure of College Board exams resulted in a hectic pace. Nevertheless, they were able to participate in worthwhile activities such as the Lion’s Club light bulb sale. The enthusi¬ asm of class support helped them make headway for the financial burden of the senior year. Meg Stone, President Andrea Jung, Secretary Alice Milot, Advisor 206 Juniors Arthur Abraham, Lisa Abrahamson, Virginia Adams, Nancy Agris, Cindy Alexander, Holley Allen, Beth Alvord, James Amalfi, Peter Anderson, Dennis Archibald, Marie Arnold, Jeanne Athy, Karen Attanasio, Mary Aylward. Jay Balboni, Doug Banks, Robert Barbour, Scott Barrett, Elizabeth Barton, Dawn Bedrosian, April Bell. Anne Benfatto, Edward Bennett, Louis Bergonzi, Peter Bigham, Edward Birk, Alexander Black, Barbara Bligh. Fran Blocksberg, Susan Bodden, David Boghosian, Cynthia Borden, Mark Bowen, Eric Boyajian, Nancy Jo Boynton. Jean Brazil, Ellen Brinker, Peter Brown. Carol Brundage, Phaedra Bruton, Cynthia Buckley. Mary Buckley, Peter Burkhart, Barbara Burnes. Joanna Callas, Michael Camp, Heather Campbell. Richard Campbell, Peter Cassoli, Lynn Cattanach. J. W. Ill —What are you thinking? Juniors Why are you smiling? It must be 2:45! Paul Centenari, Lloyd Champagne, Deborah Chisholm. Marsha Christo, Julie Christoforo, Cynthia Clair. Ellen Jo Clancy, Mark Cleverdon, Nancy Colburn. Jodv Callas and Joanne Elliot. David Collins, William Columbus, Deborah Connors, David Cook, Virginia Crigler, Patricia Culhane, Kelly Cummings. Brian Cunningham, Wayne Cunningham, John Cononi, Catherine Curran, Pamela Davenport, William Davies, Jeffrey Davis. Jennifer Davis, Jonathan Davis, Lois Davis, Phyllis Davis, Deborah DeCastro, Michael Demand, Adria Dillon. 208 Juniors Christopher McAlpine, Kristin Djorup, Elizabeth Dole, Katherine Doran, Dana Doucey, Jeanne Duddy, Lucille Dumovchel. Martin Earls, Mary Elcock, Douglas Emily, Heidi Engman, Robert Erickson, Eric Ertman, Charles Fagan. Elizabeth Fay, Nancy Fay, Lucinda Fernald. Richard Ferguson, Scott Ferguson, Kevin Finn. Pamela Fisher, Christine Foley, Christine Forte. Robert Fulton, Barbara Furdon, Cynthia Gager. Cheryl Gagnon, Michael Galvin, Dorothy Gardner. Rain drops keep failin’ on my head! Peter Garland, Caterina Gentile, Marie Gerald, Gardiner Gibson, Greta Gilbertson, Janice Gildawie , Ronald Gillis. Lauren Glass, Cassandra Glover, Donna Golden, Avra Goldman, David Goodhart, Cynthia Goodwin, Denise Gore. Kevin Greene, Lothrup Greene, Robert Guigli, Catherine Haley, Lee Hansen, Gerard Halpin, Paul Harris. 209 Juniors Who told that corny joke? William Harrison, Dorothy Hasbrook, William Haycock. Karen Hayes, Stephen Heineck, Hilary Heinmets. Michael Hernberg, David Hill, Bruce Holm berg. I promise my homework will be in next week! Linda Hudson, Scott Hugenberger, Ruth Humphries, Louise Hurwitz, Susan Jacoby, Carole Jansson, Frances Johnson. Jeffrey Johnson, Andrea Jung, John Kelley, Kenneth Kerivan, Richard Kerr, Anne Kezer, Martin Kbss. James Knott, Allan Kuong, Donna Lambert, Susan Langler, Adrienne Lavelle, Christine Leone, Carol Lindin. 210 Juniors Theodore Lindsay, Steven Lindsey, Karen Litle, John Long, Constance Lowell, Alan Lyman, John Maccini. Richard Maccini, Phillip Makris, Robert Malley, Clifford Manchester, Frederic Margolis, George Marsh, Sandra Martin. Marsha MacDonald, Denis MacPhee, Steven DiPirro, Edward McAuliffe, Jennifer McCabe, Mary McEachern, John McEnroe. nne McGee, Catherine McHugh, Edward Meehan. Taryn Merlino, Catherine Merlo, Virginia Melvin. Janet Mills, Frederic Mitchell, Mark Mitchell. I hid it! Guess where! “This caf is so crowded . . H urry up so I can have a seat. 11 211 Juniors Lisa Moffie, Mary Mohney, Elizabeth Moore, Laura Morel, Joan Murphy, Jean Nadreau, Christopher Nestor. Larry Neuringer, Andrew Nimmo, Edgar Noble, Linda Norcross, Nicholas Nulty, Catherine Nyary, Christopher O’Leary. Natalie Olson, Kimberly Ohnemus, Siobhan Ohmart, John Owen, Barbara Patten, Donna Parella, Ray Parker. Lindsay Peach, Donna Pearl, Deborah Pelles, Linda Peltin, Pauline Penney, Lucila Pierce, Jennifer Podger. Francis Poitrast, Katherine Pratt, Catherine Purcell, Michael Quinn, James Raphael, Francine Reeves, Mark Reynolds. Gary Richter, Virginia Ring, Peter Ripley. Lisa Robelen, Daniel Robinson, Douglas Robinson. Margaret Robinson, Pamela Rogers, Judith Ronchetti. David Rooney, Virginia Sawyer, Katherine Scamuron. Hope Schermerhorn, Barbara Schirmer, Laura Scholl. 212 Juniors The Juniors at the Fifties ' Hop. ”1 needed this rest, Coach.” Keith Schroeder, Lynne Schwer, Andrew Sebo. Marcia Sherman, Louisa Sidney, Joseph Sisk. Peter Skelly, Toby Slodden, David Sluyter. Pamela Smith, Christine Son, Deborah Staniunas, Terrance Stanton, Paula Starratt, Debra Start, Sandra Strawbridge. Margaret Stockton, Cynthia Stone, Margaret Stone, Randall Stone, Cynthia Sullivan, Robin Schirmer, LianeSunn. Sheila Sutherland, Anne Thar, Sarah Thorne, Martha Topliffe, Sally Tuck, Carol Twitchell, Katherine Twitchell. 213 Juniors Nancy Twitched, Marian Vaccari, Ronald Van Dissel, Janet Van Ham, Robert Venable, Sandra Villa, Eve Walquist. Leslie Weeks, Deborah Weil, Benjamin Wheatley, Richard Wheeler, Spencer Whiting, Marcia Williams, Roger Wilmarth. Jan Wilson, Robbie Wilson, Craig Woodacre, Brian Woodson, Thomas Woodward, Linda Wroblewski, Sharon Vacek. Alton Young, Caroline Zarada, Stephen Zahka. Concentration in class . . . I must’ve left it here somewhere! 214 Bob FultoRand Johr Sophomores Begin High School Experience Mark Johnston — President Betsy Brown — Secretary Richard Hayes — Advisor The sophomore class entered the high school in September to find taller boys, harder assignments, more responsibility and more freedom. During the course of the year, they worked to get ahead of the senior rat race of fund raising and held a bake sale. Despite some setbacks, the sophomores have made progress in the three year process of learning, growing and earning money. 215 Sophomores Scott Ahrens, Marianne Amart, Barbara Anderson, Philip Andlauer, Walter Arnold, Robert Bachman, Bruce Baker. Susan Barrett, Steven Bauman, Cynthia Bedrosian, Laurel Beetham, Michele Bergonzi, Marie Bianculli, Anne Bigler. Robert Billings, Pamela Bligh, Cindy Boiardi. Suzanne Bonzagni, Linda Bordenca, Susan Bower. Lisa Boyd, Karen Brady, Elizabeth Brown. Michael Brown, Wendy Brown, James Brunet. Elaine Burgess, Karen Burke, Teddy Burke. Does it taste good, Dave? Brenda Burkholder, Andrew Burnes, Jeff Burns, JaniceCameron, Donald Campbell, Lisa Carens, Jane Carpenter. Michael Caryl, Kimberly Caverly, Pia Centenari, Virginia Chamberlain, James Chase, Nina Ciccarello, Susan Clark. Robert Clasby, Paul Collins, Jay Connelly, Jay Corcoran, Frank Cosolito, Jay Cousins, Charles Crowley. 216 Sophomores Sophomores at the Fifties Hop. SHIRLEY JOHNSON Colleen Cullen, Susan Cunniff, Deborah Cunningham. Margaret Cunningham, Joseph Curran, Mark Davidson. Colette Davis, John Delorie, Charles Deri. Frank DiGiandomenico, Joseph Doherty, Brian Donahue, David Donovan, Erin Ducey, Mary Duffy, Maureen Duggan. Colette Dupont, Penelope Durkin, Patricia Dunn, Martha Earls, Mike Edelstein, AnneErtman, Diane Farrell. John Fisher, Jerry Hatto, Anne Foley, Carolyn Fontaine, Jan Foster, Nancy Frazier, Karen Funk. 217 Sophomores Sally Funk, Janet Furdon, Holly Garrow, Stephen Gigliotti, Eileen Gillespie, Michael Greene, Linda Grignaffini. Richard Hall, Jacqueline Hansen, James Hardy, Barbara Harrington, Amy Hatton, Joseph Healy, Ann Henry. Cheryl Herndon, Debra Hoffman, Robert Hudson, Pat Hughes, Mark Ide, Patricia Ireland. Althea Jackson, Barger Jeutter, Eric Johnson. Mary Liz Johnson, Mark Johnston, Gretchen Jones. Vicki Justice, Kelley Keefe, Thomas Keefe. Laurel ' s concentration was interrupted by the photographer. Wendy Brown ponders over a math problem. 218 Sophomores Gemma Perdoni on Sophomore Hat Day. Lynne Kerber, George Kidd, Kathryn Kimball. Deborah King, Elizabeth Kirby, Patricia Kirk. Karen Kotsoftis, Karen Krech, Enora Kunica. Brenda Kustin, Michael Kustin, Todd Lebron. Christopher Lee, Deborah Linnell, Carolyn Lipsky. Devon Longacre, Lisa Losurado, Richard Lowe, Marilyn Lyons, David MacDonald, Michael Maguire, Leisa Malone. Nancy Maloney, David Mandozzi, Timothy Martel, Jill Martin, Victoria Mastro, Richard McArdle, Lisa McCabe. James McDermott, John McDevitt, Cary Ellen McDonald, William McEnroe, Marilyn McGreevy, Derek McMillion, Jane Meehan. Joan Miller, William Milley, Laurel Mills, Bob Molloy, Tom Morris, Bonnie Murphy, Nancy Murphy. Thomas Murray, Allyn Muth, Susan Norcross, Diane Norris, John Norton, Christopher O’Brien, Kevin O’Dell. 219 Sophomores Tom O ' Dell, Wendy Oxholm, Joanne Page, Steve Palmer, Sandra Paquette, Robert Paul, Linda Perani. Gemma Perdoni, Jeanne Perry, Mark Perry, Anne Piacentini, Jane Pilecki, Richard Pini, Gail Pitschke. Joseph Proud, John Reed, Ann Regan, Betsy Reynolds, Richard Ricardi, Alison Riley, Steven Roberson. Colby Robinson, Gerard Robinson, Lewis Rodney. Kathy Roderick, Dena Rodis, Sara Riley. Duncan Ross, Mary Roth, Molly Rudell. Helen Johnson works on her art project. Eve Morgan pauses for a moment of quiet reflection. 220 Sophomores Kathleen Ryan, Linda Ryan, David Samour, MikeSardina, Patricia Sekula, Kenneth Schroeder, Scott Seeley. James Sheehan, David Silvernail, Lorri Simches, LaurieSinko, Joseph Sisk, Jeffrey Sluyter, Larry Smart. Caeli Spear, Frank Spellman, Scott Spilman, Maureen Staley, Jeanette Stubbs, Patrick Sullivan, Sue Sullivan. Barbara Swift, Christopher Teller, Paul Tetrick. William Tracey, Mark Tripp, Susan T ucker. David Turgeon, Heather Turner, Margaret Uttero. Michael Veidenheimer, Aileen Vespa, Laura Visco. Valerie Von Rosenvinge, David Walker, Doug Walker. Dena Rodis looks happy about something! Heather Walker, Scott Wallace, Simon Ward, Ann Watkin, Donald White, Donna White, Steven White. Scott Woods, Geoffrey Why not, Kimberly Williams, Carol Wright, Robert Wroblewski, Brian Zimbler, Elaine Zinck. 221 Can you tell Nancy and Jane Mahoney apart? The yearbook staff can ' t. Cindy Doran Pia Centenari and Mark Murray relax. Matt Dennen takes a break. Dave Birney digs in the yearbook files. What’s missing now? 222 Jane Goggin and Dave Trusas share a private joke. Eve Wagner is puzzled by something she is reading. Peter Baumann adjusts his chem equipment. Gene Champagne on his way to class. Jeanne Brazil Billy Fay advises Cindy Sullivan to cool it! Judy Feingold 223 Graduates of the Class of 1974 Kathy Abruzzese BurdettC — Boston. Mass Gwendolyn Acufta Travel Sally Adzigian Wheaton C — Norton. Mass John Agnew Southampton C — Southampton, N Y Peler Ajemian U ol Rochester — Rochester. N Y Amanda Allen Work Charlie Allen Work Glenn Allen DrexelU — Philadelphia Pa Eric Anderson North Adams. C — North Adams. Mass Rosemary Anderson U of Mass — Amherst. Mass Dave Andrew Work John Angus Boston College — Chestnut Hill. Mass Nancy Arnot Pine Manor Jr C — Chestnut Hill. Mass Marny Ashburne LeMoyneC — Syracuse. N Y Kalhy Aylward Holy Cross C — Worcester Mass Jeb Bachman BucknellU — Lewisburg Pa Debby Bailey New England C — Henmker N H Rich Bailey BerkleeC — Boston Mass Steve Banks Work Ltsa Barnes Tufls U — Medford. Mass Judson Barnes Framingham St Framingham Mass Randy Barrett UMass — Amherst Mass Brenda Barry Mass Bay Comm C — Wellesley Mass Peter Baumann UMass — Amherst Mass Diana Beach Cornell U — Ithaca NY Scott Beebe Work Wendy Benrend Posl Graduate Studies Bob Belforti Boston Slate C — Boston Mass Debbie Belitsos UMass— Amherst Mass April Bell SpelmanC — Atlanta. Ga Rich Benner LatayetteC — Easton. Pa Tony Burger Fairleigh Dickinson u.— N J Gene Champagne Holy Cross C — Worcester Mass Peter Burger Work Candy Chase Work Arlene Bennett Wctor Burgess Emerson C — U of Houston — Boston. Mass Houston. Texas Chris Bennett Diana Burkholder UDenver — UMass — Denver. Colo Amherst. Mass Meg Bennett Greg Burns LatayetteC — UMass — Easton. Pa Amherst. Mass Roberta Benotti Middlebury C — Middtebury. Vt Ruth Bickford Mass Bay Comm C — Wellesley. Mass Dave Birney SwarthmoreC — Swarthmore. Pa Nora Burns Work Nick Burns Boston College — Chestnut Hill. Mass Torrey Burns Bay Path Jr C — Longmeadow, Mass Lynn Butters Ron Bisplmghoft Elmira C — Work Elmira. N Y Sue Buzzell Centenary C — Jay Bleiler Hackettstown. N J Habron Academy — Habron. Me Debby Bymgton Colby C — Bill Bond QummpiacC — Hamden. Conn New London N H Carol Calder Marriage Diana Borden RadcliffeC — Lynne Callahan Cambridge. 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EXCAVATING EQUIPMENT RENTALS k Compliments of SOUTH SHORE NATIONAL BANK 6 Offices Serving the Wellesley Community 231 WULF LARSEN, INC. 320 Washington Street Wellesley Hills Dear Kids: This is the last time I can call you that because you have now entered the adult world, a world of responsibility and serious competition. As an old timer, I want to thank all of you for your friendship and help. To Fred, John, David, Steve, Sue, Sally Anne, Carol, Pamela and all of the others I am especially grateful. (Pamela and Carol even pinch hit as truck drivers in the August heat, much to the amazement of my customers). So I say good-bye to you all, but please drop in when you can and say M hello. M JARVIS APPLIANCES, INC. TONY JARVIS The Finest in Sales and Services Complete Kitchen and Bathroom Remodeling (Rt. 9) Wellesley, Mass. 02181 Tel: 235-51 12 Sincerely, Wulf Larsen Hot Point Appliances READ WHITE 232 Established 1914 Wellesley Framingham Boston 235-1660 ANDERSON ' S JEWELERS AND SILVERSMITHS 21 Grove Street, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02181 Telephone: 235-2029 Member American Gem Society LINDEN CLEANERS 181 Linden Street Wellesley, Mass. 237-1068 DANNY ' S SUBS PIZZA For Pickup Order Call 235-3060 Way-Out SUBS Italian PIZZA 14 Inch Family Size 394 Washington St., Wellesley Hills, Mass. Congratulations to the Senior Class HILl fi COMPAIVV 308 Washington Street Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02 181 (617) 235-4600 WELLESLEY HILLS MARKET 251 Washington St. Wellesley Hills Square 235-3300 and at our WELLESLEY SUPERMARKET 585 Washingston St. Wellesley Square 235-5000 Congratulations to the Senior Class of 1974 CREST CRAFTS 9 Crest Road Wellesley, Mass. 02181 Tel. No. 235-7271 Creative Outlet for Consignment Handicrafts 233 M0ARDCN TOOLHOUtC Garden and Outdoor Living Supplies The Garden Spot in Wellesley Since 1939 285 Linden St. Wellesley 235-5010 LINENS AND HOME FURNISHINGS GIFTS 94 Central Street Wellesley, Mass. 02181 Phone: 235-6770 Congratulations to the Class of 1974 Lest you forget . . . COMMUNITY PI Wellesley Hills 235-0047 _■de¬ serving WELLESLEY SINCE 1940 COMPLETE EXPERT ‘TTW SERVICE COLOR and Black White ' Quasar AutK riied SALES dial 235-7800 466 Washington St. WELLESLEY LEE IMPORTED CARS, INC. A CITCO 962 Worcester Road — Rte. No. 9 Wellesley, Mass. 02181 (v©iryi5) lira wy , „ „, V - VglUMg SERVICE • GAS • OIL . LUBRICATION . EMGIHE TUNE-UPS • AIR CONDITIONING • BRAKES . MUFFLERS • TIRES • BATTERIES 235-4550 ROBERT MAGLIOZZI, PROP. 168 LINDEN STREET, WELLESLEY NEAR WEHL ' S SERVICE STATION 235-8841 653-9010 — THE SPOKE SHOP — F. Diehl Son, Inc. 234 SPORTSWEAR WESTON • CHESTNUTHILL WELLESLEY Best Wishes for a Most Successful Future MARCO POLO Gifts of Distinction 84-88 Central St. Wellesley The Mall at Chestnut Hill Wellesley: 237-1210 Chestnut Hill: 527-2340 BELVEDERE PHARMACY 266 Washington Street Wellesley Hills Phone 235-1464 THE CLEMENT DRUG STORE 570 Washington Street Phone 235-1006 Wellesley TREADWAY WELLESLEY INN Wellesley, Massachusetts 02181 Hush Puppies Sebago Mocs Sandler of Boston U. S. Keds 235-1360 BOB DECTER ' S SHOES 33 Central Street Wellesley, Mass. 02181 Phone CE 5-14B9 Heal Barber Shop FOUR BARBERS - NO WAITING Nicholas Quatrale. Prop. 262 Washington Street Wellesley Hills Square CAPTAIN MARDEN ' S Seafoods Wellesley West Newton Good Luck to the Senior Class of 1974 From FRIENDLY ICECREAM Now Serving a Full Course Breakfast at 7:00 a.m. Daily 171 Linden St. Wellesley 235 Tel. 653-6221 Tel. 235-7004 DELIVERY LILJA ' S PACKAGE STORE 6 Worcester Street — Route 9 Natick, Mass. (Overbrook) WILLCOX REALTY Serving the Wellesley and Weston Area MR. AND MRS. RAYMOND B. WILLCOX 392 Washington St. Realtor Wellesley Hills, MA Residence 235-6873 235-6885 - E. A. DAVIS CO. LINDEN STORE DELICATESSEN HOLMAN BLOCK Wellesley, Mass. Cold Cuts and Sandwiches GATEWAYS I THESTITCHERY 7 Washington St. Wellesley Magazines — Books Hallmark Greeting Cards School and Office Supplies Gifts REGAN AND STAPLETON, INC. Dresses Gowns Traditional and Contemporary Embroidery and Needlepoint 204 Worcester Turnpike (at Cedar Street) Wellesley Hills 237-1744 Shop Open 9:45-4:45 Monday-Saturday 965 Worcester Tpke., Route 9 Wellesley, Mass. 236 Telephone: 235-6000 22 Church Street CE 5-01 16 Rosemary Anderson smiles for the camera. Rich Lehrerand Jim Loutrel visit Rm. 210. V h " S’A John Agnew peeks at Jim. Why not? Ha! Jim Whynot must have a big test coming up. Cheryl Borgman concentrates on her assignment. 237 Chris Carolan Pam Boyd Chris Wiles works on the school ' s ham radio. Fred Connors 238 Index A.B.C. Program (A Better Chance) Academic Awards A Cappella Choir Advertisements A.F.S. (American Field Service) A.F.S. vs. J.C.L. Basketball Game Administration All-Night Party Alternate Semester Program Art Department 21 Key Club 151 Lacrosse 77 Library Staff 228 Lyrics 63 Madrigals 96 Math Department 32 Metco Program 158 Mixed Glee Club 25 Music Department 37 National Honor Society Band, Concert 80 National Merit Scholars 150 Band, Marching 69 Nursing Staff 49 Band, Stage 80 Orchestra ■ 79 Baseball 138 Orchestra, String 79 Basketball, Boys 124 Physical Education Department 48 Basketball, Girls 126 P.T.S.A. (Parent, Teacher, Student Assoc.) 27 Bradford 67 Rallies 74 Business Education Department 41 Regional Advisory Council 25 Cafeteria Staff k 52 Representatives, Band 70 " Charlie Brown” Production - 75 Representatives, Orchestra 70 Cheerleaders 71 Sailing 120 Choir, Brass 70 Sargeants 70 Choir, Girls 78L Science Department 44 Christmas Concert 84 Secretarial Staff 7 M ' M ■ 52 Club ' 74 86 Seminars 92 Color Guard 69 Senior Banquet 154 Cross Country Team 112 Senior Class Officers 164 Custodians 52 S.J.S. (Key Club) 68 Distributive Education 23 ' j Senior Portraits 165 Editor’s Message 240 Senior Prom l f| 156 English Department 34 Ski Team 134 F.A.P.S. (Faculty, Adminrstration, Parent, Students) 26 Soccer 114 Field Hockey 121 Soccer Banquet 73 Film Club | 82 Social Studies Department 38 Football 116 Softball 141 Football Banquet 72 Sophomore Class Officers 215 Foreign Language Department 46 Sophomore Portraits miOSz 216 Foreign Language Field Day 94 Special Programs 51 Future Teachers of America 64 Spring Arts Festival 83 Golf 1 140 Spring Exchange Concert 85 Graduation 152 Stratomatic 82 Guidance Department m 50 Student Advisory Council 29 Gymnastics, Boys 133 Student Government 62 Gymnastics, Girls 132 Swimming, Boys, 122 Gym Show 90 Swimming, Girls 118 Hockey 128 Tennis, Boys 140 Hockey Banquet 97 Tennis, Girls 144 Home Economics Department 48 Track 136 Hops 88 Twirlers 71 Independent Study 24 Variety Show 87 Indoor Track 135 Wellesleyan 60 Industrial Arts Department 40 Where Will They Be? B -f ' 224 J.C.L. (Junior Classical League) 65 Work Study 22 Junior Class Officers 206 W.O.R.T. (School Radio Station) 66 Junior Portraits 207 Wrestling 130 Junior Red Cross 64 Y.E.S. (Youth Employment Service) 28 Days of Future Past There are some two hundred odd pages that separate this final message from the initial " Impact 74” introduction. Yet, the pages in between represent ten months of nail biting, frustration, and dedication by a great group of committed and talented stu¬ dents. During the past year, we have seen Henry Kissinger walk on water to negotiate peace in the Middle East. It was also a year in which the American people heard their President state, “I am not a crook.” His Watergate problems were highlighted by the Saturday Night Massacre. Spiro Agnew, John Erhlichman and H. R. Haldeman have all come and gone. The energy crisis resulted in widespread panic (everyone had to do what " Simon Said”) and a seldom used process: planning and foresight with our natural resources. The winter months of fuel conservation did not lessen the number of cars and streakers in the parking lot or the number of activities in which the students participated. The annual Natick football and basketball rivalries continued; students still sweated over Palumbo’s tests; or gossiped in the cafeteria. The school addition is still in its planning stages as this goes to press. This year marks the departure of three very familar faces. To Miss Eileen Soper, Mrs. Mary Keenan and Mrs. Sylvia McCurdy — We and the entire school thank you for your years of dedica¬ tion and devotion to the students and our school. George Keri- van, Sr., the football coach, retired after twenty years of active service. As the months of winter dragged on, seniors perked up. Visions of graduation ceremonies overshadowed the doubts of “making it” with all 63 credits. Senior Week provided an excel¬ lent transitional period during which graduates had a chance to relax after the grind of studies ended. Seniors wined and dined at the Banquet, Prom and All-Night Party, made new friends and reconciled themselves with old enemies. A new environ¬ ment of revelry and spirit brought out the individual in each one of us. This became a very important aspect in the mental gradu¬ ation process as seniors learned that it might be easy to be cyn¬ ical, but honesty, optimism and laughter are the basis for our growth in the future. The problems and the happiness of the “outside” world now await us as our high school years end. The publication of this yearbook has been a long drawn out, and at times, painful process. The staff has undergone the medieval torture of the last minute and or instant panics of Mrs. Barrett and the strain of raising enough money. (By the way, did YOU buy a Red Raider Mug?). A large part of our senior year memories will consist of the midnight (and later) meeting, the consumption of gallons of Tab and tons of " munchies” in prep¬ aration for the next day deadlines. The staff this year was highly individualistic. Each person brought his or her own creativity and imagination to help resolve the problems of publication. Rich, Jen, Jim, Meg, Bonny, Ann, Cheska, Nancy, Barbara, Dave and crew, you all know what it was like. The Wellesleyan would like to thank the seemingly tireless Westwood photogra¬ phers and Mr. Paul Delaney of Taylor Publishing Co. for their assistance. We only hope that you, the reader, will get as much out of it as was put into it. When the Class of 74 is " older and wiser,” the yearbook will still remain as a time capsule of one particular year and provide memories of Wellesley High. Say good night, Ed. P.S. The Wellesleyan staff would like to apol¬ ogize to the staff of the Bradford for the year¬ book’s write-up. At the time the copy went to press, the Bradford was in desperate finan¬ cial straits and was slowly dying. Thanks to School Committee funding and a change in editors, the Bradford regained its respected status at the school. P.P.S. Class of ’74 — Don’t forget our FIFTH REUNION — Contact a Senior Class Officer for details! Kathy Healy — Assistant Editor Roberta Benotti — Assistant Editor 240 Jeff Clark — Editor-in-Chief ; v- ' MsSEH $r‘ e -- - ' . , A f V ' V Hyg 3S -r-s:;:. WELLE! Welle

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