Willard Middle School - Target Yearbook (Berkeley, CA)
- Class of 1952
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« ■ REFERENCE COLLECTION FOR USE IN THE LIBRARY ONLY BERKELEY PUBLIC LIBRARY BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA : V y. Central History Room 373.236T174W Spring 1952 The target TARGET SPRING 1952 Published by Students of the WILLARD JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL Berkeley, California BERKELEY PUBLIC LIBRARY PRINCIPAL ' S MESSAGE This has been one of Willard ' s most successful years. A large number of pupils have earned scholarship and citizenship awards, and the general tone of the school has been much above average. In the American Legion Essay Contest, a Willard girl won first place, and three of our pupils won Scholastic Art Awards. The Band and Orchestra each won " Excellent ' awards in the Northern California Music Festival. The Girls ' and Boys ' Glee Clubs gave their usual fine concerts, and took part in the City Music Festival on May 22. Our sport teams have acquitted themselves creditably on court and field, and have shown fine sportsmanship. To all of you, well done, and to our High Nines, good luck as they go on to Berkeley High. H. N. McClellan. PRESIDENT ' S MESSAGE Due to the efforts of the students and faculty members in the various school organizations, this term has been most successful. The Low Seven initiation and the sale of student body cards were carried out with great success. The Rally Committee and Girls ' League have both done an outstanding job. A very fine sports program was planned and carried out by the Athletic Commis- sioners. This year we have seen a new building program come almost to com- pletion. I would like to thank all the faculty advisors and student officers with whom I have worked this term for their help and cooperation. I have thoroughly en- joyed being your president and appreciate the honor. On behalf of the graduates I would like to thank Mr. McClellan, Miss Dart and the other members of the faculty for working so patiently and understand- ing with us during our three years at Willard. Nancy Page. THE FACULTY Principal Secretary School Nurse Attendance Clerk COUNSELORS Mr. Burke, Miss Dart General Counselor Mr. Rhodes Mr. Bliss Mr. McClellan.,. Mrs. Carr Miss Sidebotham Mrs. Nelson.. Mrs. Leslie Abbott Mrs. Mary Abbott Mr. Ashley Mr. Babcock Mr. Berry Miss Blumert Miss Bonney Mr. Caldwell Mrs. Collins Mrs. Conrad Mr. Cralle Mr. Dell ' Ergo Mrs. Dunkum TEACHERS Miss Holton Mr. Isono Mrs. Ivelsky Mrs. Kellogg Mrs. Malmsten Miss Mason Mrs. Matthew Mr. McIntosh Mrs. Neff Mr. Nelson Miss Prisk Mr. Sitkin Mrs. Watk ins H -9 Graduates Lynwood Aaron Nancy Andersen Mildied Anderson Jean Apperson Lauren Audiss Carolyn Austin Donna Baird Wil bert Bankston Rhea Barton Lucille Bauer Elizabeth Berline Odessa Bethea Brenda Billington Warren Buchanan Robert Butts Bill Byron Michael Chandler Kenneth Cheatham Nancy Chen Arilee Childers Ruby Cohen Horace Cohn Leah Cooley Dorothy Corbin Ronald Crosser Willis Dewey Martin Dodson Barbara Doyle Philip Dunn Fredric Dutt Esther Eads Anatol Eberhard Delbert Ellsworth William Erwin Alfred Evans Roger Fowlks Robert Fudge Shirley Garbrough Vee Garcia Richard Gardiner Joyce Gardner Carolyn Geary Robert Giauque Elizabeth Gibbons Edward Glass Margaret Graham Jenice Griffin James Gruenig Kathleen Hadden Carol Hagihara Josephine Hart Caroline Haven Joyce Heinemann Nancy Hickox Jacqueline Hineline Judy Hirst Robert Hofmann Joyce Holloway James Hunter Helen Inerbickler Frank Innis Norris Jackson Jane Lee James Mervyn James Richard Jarrett Newellene Johnson John Jones Takayuki Kawakami Harvey Kido Constance King Larry Kingston Judith Kinsell Leon Klovdahl Ruth Kosakura Anita Lacy Chandler Laughlin Jeanette LaVanda Leander Lee Roaer Lewin Phyllis Ley Barbara Littlejohn Jack Lockrem Elaine Logwood Michael Mahoney Alice Martinez Walter McAllister Dixie McLean Helen Michelbook Roger Miller Gerald Millward Robert Monson Beverly Moore Sofia Moszkowski Margaret Mowry Jean Munro Kenneth Muse Henrietta Ochoa Sharon O ' Connell Roy Oki Deanna O ' Neal H-9 H-9 Nancy Page William Park Herman Pecot Louise Phillips Reger Plumb Charles Ramos Audrey Ray Vivian Rav Lois Jean Reiche Bertha Rochelle Bruce Rogers Margaret Rosenberg Billy Ruddy Eddy Ruddy Lorelei Rupert Patricia Rylee Eddie Samuel Marie Sanchez Joan Sarkela Carole Saunders Herschel Snodgrass Andrea Sparling Barbara Spencer Cecelia Spencer James Sperry Dorothy Stanley Sonia Steele Margo Stocps William Stricklinn Joyce Stuenkel Mary Styles Anna Sumlin Warren Sumlin Alice Taylor Phillip Taylor Shirley Thomas Hans Thomsen Billy Joe Tillis Nathaniel Tillis Stephen Traynr r Ted Vaughn Heorge Vazquez Donald Vetter Janice Wagner Margaret Ward David White Eddie Wiley Don Wonder Raymond Wright Howard Young CAMERA SHY Ian Aitken Bill Beaubien Audrey Gichon Lawrence Ellison Judy Garrison James Ingram Joseph Johnson Jack Merell Edward Sandner Quentin Todd 5 HIGH NINE HOROSCOPE Name Noted For Lynwood Aaron Ian Aitken ._ Nancy Andersen.... Mildred Anderson. Jean Apperson Lauren Audiss Carolyn Austin Donna Baird. Wilbert Bankston.... Rhea Barton Lucille Bauer Bill Beaubien Elizabeth Berline Odessa Bethea... Brenda Billington.... Warren Buchanan... Robert Butts Bill Byron.. Michael Chandler.. Kenneth Cheatham Nancy Chen Arilee Childers Audrey Cichon Ruby Cohen. Horace Cohn Leah Cooley Dorothy Corbin Ronald Crasser Willis Dewey.... Martin Dodson Barbara Doyle. Philip Dunn.. Fredric Dutt Esther Eads Anatol Eberhard Lawrence Ellison Delbert Ellsworth William Erwin Alfred Evans... Roger Fowlks Robert Fudge Shirley Sarbrough.. Vee Garcia.. Richard Gardiner. .. Joyce Gardner... Judy Garrison Carolyn Geary Robert Giaque Elizabeth Gibbons. .. Edward Glass... Margaret Graham Jenice Griffin... James Gruenig " How come? " athletic ambitions artist famous coat tickets accent home-made muscles fishing... eyes drums.... earrings redhead .ukulele... baseball?... blonde hair boys laugh " I can ' t ' violin art model planes quietness typing Ds in choral " Hi! ' dancing red hair athlete walk laziness THAT sweater good student ■O-K " nail polish bobby pins New York accent spectacles algebra THAT smile baseball " Tsk! Stupid all star talking long legs specs shyness baseball scientist Latin THAT laugh freckles poise Bill Pet Peeve Ambition Fate .. " Do it anyway” ? ..anything ..bench first string tiddlywinks champion .. " Hey, peroxide! " .. .$ 1 5 permanent Toni Kit .. Don .... boys girls ' college ..serious people clown mortician .. " Please try " philosopher English teacher ..guitar Schubert singing cowgirl ..funny papers. ....Michelangelo Dick Tracy . boats jet pilot no motors ..loud people sign language M.C. ..no ribbon stenographer.. Metropolitan .. " Sing, at least " yodeler.. Fred Waring snobs bigger " Hi ! " snob .. Latin .... Arthur Murray... .no music blond hair ....black hair ._ no rinse ..other athletes... 7 -ft. high jump tailor .. " Slow poke " ....teacher dog catcher alarm clocks hobo.. .army ..rabbit hair ....cashmere T-shirt . jokers ....flea circus M.D. ..bossy people ....great scholar big boss ..chipping off. ... stormy pink no nails .Tonies ....curly hair no hair .Texas drawl ... Greek interpreter laryngitis .contact lenses. horn rims broken glasses ..genera! math ... Einstein 2+2=3 .frown ... Ipana smile secreta ry ..competition ... pro ball waterboy . high I.Q.’s ...dumbwaiter.... _ .genius ..referees ... All-American " bookie " . no listeners ....public speaker.... sign language . third team ...first team. .. .no team .broken crayon ....art award sign painter . other coats ....jazzier coats slicker .innocent people ....architect. animal trainer short legs ....glamour legs table legs foggy day ....windshield wipers dark glasses girls ....pilot . ..bull fighter small bat ...binger bats bat boy dumb people -..media nical brain booby hatch Myrna ...judge Myrna bovs... ...language teacher housewife Lori ... Mr. America pretzel bender " Richard, come here! " . ... comedian dead-pan .sun ... freckle remover more sun .loud friends ...quiet friends auctioneer .Vee .. M rs. Bill Mrs. ? .no worms ...fisherman swimming instructor glasses ... longer eyelashes bifocals .symphonies ...pro drummer broken heads no earrings longer ea rri ngs teething ring .no red rinse ... Rita Hayworth Gabby Hayes violin ...Arthur Godfrey Benny Goodman HIGH NINE HOROSCOPE Name Noted For Kathleen Hadden.... Carol Hagihara Josephine Hart Caroline Haven Nancy Hickox Jacqueline Hineline Judy Hirst.... Robert Hofmann Joyce Holloway James Hunter Helen Inerbickler James Ingram Frank I nnis. Norris Jackson... Jane Lee James Mervyn James Richard Jarrett Joseph Johnson Newellene Johnson.. John Jones Taka Kawakami Harvey Kido Constance King Larry Kingston Judy Kinsell Leon Klovdahl Ru+h Kosakura.. _ Anita Lacy Chandler Laughlin... Jeanette LaVanda. .. Leander Lee Roger Lewin Phyllis Ley Barbara Littlejohn. .. Jack Lockrem Elaine Logwood Michael Mahoney.— Alice Martinez Walter McAllister. ... Dixie McLean Jack Merell Helen Michelbook... Roger Miller Gerald Millward Robert Monson... Beverly Moore Sofia Moszkowski Margaret Mowry Jean Munro Kenneth Muse.... Henrietta Ochoa. ... Sharon O ' Connell.... Roy Ok ' World History.. THOSE reports highpitched voice.. Bruce . athlete .boys .Mervyn... .cameras .gumchewer .models.. .pincurls .courtesy... .beret THAT laugh .swimming Judy .stripes doing nothing .drawings .muscles baseball jui-jitsu .figure drawing band member Bob peroxide dimples. giqgles minor technicalities .laughing spells loud talking... .THAT jacket Jackie ' s gang flute tough guy talking in class vocabulary. .long black hair ... tan " blondie " nice guy sewing... pin-up girls glee club chemistry gumchewing last name brain THAT violin tumbling.. Spanish " short hair " silent type Pet Peeve Ambition Fate . " Brain " .more history librarian . " pen please " school teacher... housewife basses. hiah C voice teacher . other boys More Bruce... .less Bruce Norman Olympic Games yo-yo champ . girls more boys twin sisters .no Mervyn Madame Mervyn .spinster no darkroom photoorapher.... no subjects ..jaw-brea kers chorus girl. orator . boats baseball tugboat captain ..straight hair more hair no hair ..rude people .. " globetrotters " ballet dancer ..cowboy hat . ..Frenchman no hat . no pencil swimmer... radio announcer . sinkers water ballet star. bloodshot eyes no bracelet.. baseball player no mit .band ...... M.D... tuna packer .doing something ..doing less policeman ..no eraser fashion designer stewardess .skinny... wrestler. charm school ..handball All Stars... pingponq ..boxer " tuffie " black eye . poor models fashion designer , . . baby sitter " blondie " regular band tuba polisher . Latin.... no boat luxury liner dark roots natural.... , no roots . French... no dimples Frenchman . " stop giggling " bathing beauty. roller derby .H-8 S.C. officers criminal lawyer... zoo keeper .solemn people comedian telephone operator .loud talkers librarian speech teacher .sweater same jacket vest . boys bigger gang no gang . off key . " Magic FI ute " sna ke charmer . " sissies " tougher guy cream puff student teacher no teachers teacher . bad grammar.... newspaperman .paper route .short black hair longer black hair no black hair . no lotion big man ....97-lb. wea kling .brunette more peroxide gray at 20 .bad guys good guy that guy? broken needle sewing machine... bee-keeper Chan Laughlin hot clarinet.. reed maker .Jean Reiche.. ...no Jean Reiche Jean Reiche no nitroglycerine H-bomb Alka-Seltzer no gum ...gum salesman false teeth . " Mowskie " .-.. Smith Huringzibidigz copycats Phi Beta Kappa... streetsweeper broken strings Martin Roner .no mat.. trampoline.. tight rope .no 210... — .. .Spanish teacher Russian teacher . " poodles " movie actress usher " Speak louder, please " ... hermit. peanut vender 7 HIGH NINE HOROSCOPE Name Noted For Pet Peeve Ambition Fate Deanna O ' Neal Nancy Page Bill Park Herman Pecot Louise Phillips Roger Plumb Charles Ramos Audrey Ray Vivian Ray Lois Jean Reiche Bertha Rochelle Bruce Rogers Margaret Rosenberg Billy Ruddy Eddy Ruddv Lorelei Rupert Pat Rylee Eddie Samuel ... Marie Sanchez Edward Sandner Joan Sarkela Carole Saunders Bennie Smith Herschel Snodgrass.. Andrea Sparling Barbara Spencer. Cecelia Spencer James Sperry Dorothy Stanley Sonia Steele Margo Stoops Bill Stricklin Joyce Stuenkel Mary Styles.. Anna Sumlin Warren Sumlin Alice Taylor Phil Taylor Shirley Thomas Skipp Thomsen.. Billy Joe Til I is Nathaniel Tillis Quentin Todd. Stephen Traynor Ted Vaughn. George Vazquez Donald Vetter Janice Wagner Margaret Ward David White Eddie Wiley Don Wonder Raymond Wright Howard Young... French verbs irregular verbs.. Al other beys basketball flat ball... stubbornness homework .quietness .. noise .scientific mind gym... .curly black hair dandruff doing the " bop " no place to do it talking. .. no one to talk to persistence.. resistance . constant talking... quiet people thinking about Caroline. " Wake up " . " Margie " " Hey, shortie " horsing off no horse.... .curly hair.... . ..butch haircut .henna rinse Vee Garcia .personality.. bad grades " sleepy " .. teachers .soft voice.. harsh voices.. .long hair barbers .little brother.. " Hi, sister! " singer sore throat .grin... frown clarinet ..broken reeds those Cal boys no Cal boys. drawings no art paper. .smile... " Honey " younger brother Bruce " A " student dummies .temper nagging people .Spanish whiz.... Bur-r-ro! .clever comments.. teachers ' comments. noisy type quiet people .dramatics ...no stage. .Nat Frankenstein " ha, ha, ha " " Quiet! " .bugle " Quiet out there " .... . girls no girls .Spanish fizz room 2 1 0.... .Latin?.. ..hard tests " nuthin ' much " Get to work " — dramatics " hams " little rogue school .fights... experienced boxers. ..size short people .girls girls wiih no phones ..snappiest S.C Mike Mahoney ..quiet girl " Hi, Janice " . musician. .. no Diano . " I ' ll tell ya " " Go ahead! " .... ..art no paint ..stomach . . .. " fatso " ..bass sax flute ..rally hat Girls ' League hat.... " A " two more years first string. umpi re.... the " quiet hour " ... scientist barber dance hall someone to talk to Gerald Millward... teacher.... Caroline charm school .cartoonist .Gorgeous George. .James Watt .good grades .play school bubble blower pigtails no Mike Dinah Shore smile hot trumpet. Yale men . Rembrandt.. school teacher no Bruce. . Nobel prize psychiatrist Russian interpreter Groucho Marx circus barker Shakespearian actress. .Tony Curtis vacation Army bugle corps harem . elsewhere... away from 1 09 . " somethin ' . ice cream vender. . big rogue.... . Ray Robinson midget. bachelor?. too sergeant ..old maid . Carnegie Hall .big shot . master painter more food . hot sax B.H.S. rally boy... Slovakian verbs marriage mascot batbov Spike Jones kindergarten teacher peroxide manufacturer clothes closet movie usher Billy Ruddy auctioneer that blonde " Mighty Margie " cartoon " baldy " Don Wonder no grades Yale megaphone crewcut " Your cute brother " Johnny Ray poker face harp kindergarten kids Fred Dutt married? more little brothers Dumbell prize airline hostess Texas drawl Harpo Marx libra rian " big top " The Thing university professor ballet dancer bachelor after school Latin teacher pres, of girls ' college television supreme court no opoonents wrestler bigamist K.P. night club honky-tonk office boy photographer skinny? soprano chess club YEAR ' S EVENTS The Low Seven initiation gave the spring term a grand start. Kangaroo Court took care of a few un- cooperative Low Sevens and those who scrubbed when they weren’t in the High Nine. A week later the Girls ' League had the first noon dance of the term honoring the Low Sevens. The following Friday the Mississippians came to entertain us. They sang Negro spirituals and folk songs. On February 8, the Girls ' League again honored the Low Seven girls. This time it was a big sister party. The next event of the term was the Founders ' Day dinner, February 13. The following noon the Y-teens presented a marvelous cookie and candy sale. A fashion show was the event of the next day. The girls modeled darling clothes from Simplicity patterns. To celebrate the birthdays of great men and women born in January and February, " A February Birthday Party " was given by a group of High Nine students in assembly on February 21. A free movie was put on, February 29, for all student body card holders. The whole audience enjoyed the show. The Girls ' League presented the first night dance for the semester, the Leap Year Hop, Friday eve- ning, February 29. Girls ask boys! The Saturday Knights played at intervals for it. An interesting conservation film was given at assembly, March 7. The next Friday the Rally committee sponsored an afterschool dance. This active group gave another dance at noon March 26. Scholarship awards were made March 28, at a double assembly. April 4, was the date for the second night dance. The Eighth An- nual Ra ' ly Dance was a bright one. The Girls ' League again stepped in to sponsor a noon dance, April 16. The glee clubs, orchestra and band combined to produce a beautiful Spring Concert on April 24. The first Student Council meeting, April 25, discussed and decided that the theme for Spring Day would be a circus. Every class turned out interesting and different displays for Open House on May I. There were many, many parents and friends interested in the work. The next day an afterschool dance was given by the Rally Committee. The State Music Festival was May 2. The band and orchestra each entered and received ratings of " ex- cellent. " Spring Day was the climax of the semester. The ceremony of crowning Nancy Page and Bruce Rogers as queen and king was the highlight of the day. There were costumes galore and such ingeni- ous creations. Track and variety shows were ap- plauded by all. The High-Nine dinner dance was on June 6. Graduation on June I 3 was a perfect ending to a successful spring term. 9 LOW NINES Marvin Ackers Peter Ambler Creston Bastin Barbara Boyce Alice Braxton Donald Brown Billie Jean Carter Ralph Cross Camille Cunningham Celeste Dean Barry Eaton Kiyoshi Endow Mary Fittinghoff Paul Fitzgibbon Sandra Fleischer Don Furuzawa James Greenwood Robert Harris Clinton Hilliard Sonja Hoff Patricia Holland Joanne Holmes Carol Ivey Adam Joseph Tanya Johnson Sandy Kaya Richard Mclntire Fred Nakamura Donna Jean Parker Robin Rich Sandy Robertson Dorothy Schafer Ruth Simmons Jerry Slagle Myron Smith Frances Standberry Lawrence Stewart James Stewart James Takefuji Allen Thomas Grove Thomas Karen Trice Mitsuki Tsuchida Myrtle Turner Louise Willis Rosealeigh Wilson Gary Wood Linda Wood Howard Yamamoto Gary Yates Fukuyo Yoshimo CAMERA SHY Luvell Benford Elma Lervold 10 LOW NINE HOROSCOPE Name Noted For Pet Peeve Ambition Fate Marvin Ackers ... his hair messy hair .... barber ..toupee Peter Ambler ... disposition... ..none landlord ..henpecked husband Crestin Bastin ... reptiles all teachers bossy principal. ..pupil (forever) Luvell Benford ...girls... no girls more oirls ..bachelor Barbara Boyce.. ...algebra algebra teachers All A ' s ..A minuses Alice Braxton ... independence dependence _. dependents.. ..independence Donald Brown ....stri-i-ke ball players club owner.. . popcorn vender Billie Jean Carter... ...speed slow runners... Berkeley champ. ...Olympic champ Ralph Cross ... F ' s B ' s C ' s .A ' s Camille Cunninqham... ... dates gates Yates late dates Celeste Dean ....slow drags .. .wall flowers... dance team ..exhaustion Barry Eaton.... ... brawn thin men weight lifter ..shoplifter Kiyoshi Endow ... Barbara S bunts N.Y. Giants.. ..pinball player Mary Fitti ng h off .... legs bent pins fashion designer... . darning socks Paul Fitzgibbon ...filibusters interruptions orator ...laryngitis Sanda Fleischer her eyes dark glasses. men . mice Don Furuzawa ... much little... lots ..real estate James Greenwood ... powerhouse being kidded repartee.. afterthoughts Robert Harris ....his laugh giggles ..... circus clown.. .. roustabout Clinton Hilliard ... " No, no " " Yes, yes " " no " man.. " yes " man Sonja Hoff ... horses. mules ranch owner ranch cook Patricia Holland.. .... modern dances. weak leads criminologist ..weak clues Joanne Holmes ....efficiency ...carelessness... perfectionist. ..daredevil Carol Ivey ... bangs ...noises librarian H-bomb tester Tanva Johnson ... attitude ... altitude deep-sea diver ..airline hostess Adam Joseph.... ....something anything . ... nothing.. ..everything Sandy Kaya. ...trumpet getting up early getting up late reveille player Elma Lervold smile . . no style .. model antique collector Richard Mclntire ....subtlety... Milton Berle critic ..comedian Fred Nakamura ... popularity... back slaps Mr. America ..Mr. 29th St. Donna Jean Parker .. hair baseball.. beautician ..bat girl Robin Rich ... kicking hopping skipping ..slipping Sandy Robertson. . mischief B. of E. (5 ply) radio announcer.. .. microphone tester Julie Sanchez quietness noisy people abstract a rtist doodler Dorothy Schafer . skatinq . snills ice show ..roller derby Ruth Simmons ... eating school.. gum tester ..truant officer Jerry Slagle. bookroom . basements.. : mezzanine ..attic Myron Smith ...Adam ' s apple prunes peach nrower ..cherry picker Frances Standberry .... hairdo ..downpours upsweeps ..sweeping up Lawrence Stewart ... deep thought.. _. mind readers the thinker ..sore chin James Stewart... ... flirting cold shoulder Dean Martin ...Jerry Lewis James Takefuji a Igebra No X ' s Einstein ..no stein Allen Thomas citizenship laws public enemy No. 1 ..policeman Grove Thomas ... corn humorless teachers comedian ..hermit Karen Trice ... homework work at home work ..home Mitsuki Tsuchida . ah-shaddup people who won ' t circus barker.... ..librarian Myrtle Turner... ... gossip book worms society editor.... ..census taker Louise Willis ... home runs fast pitchers dodgers ..wheaties advertiser Rosialeigh Wilson ...sports umps Olympic star.... .. nurse maid Gary Wood ...acting miserly spendthrifts millionaire ..mister 880 Linda Wood ....clothes small closets fashion model .. burlesque queen Howard Yamamoto ...sleepy eyes sleeping pills somnambulist ..nightmares Gary Yates ....Adonis... smart girls 2nd Rudolph Valentino.. .. Karloff ' s stand-in Fukuyo Yoshimo ...piano playing pianists concert pianist ..piano tuner TARGET STAFF SCIENCE-HOBBY CLUB Editorial Barbara Clement, Mike Mahoney, Eliza- l beth Gibbons, Peter Ambler, Robin Rich i Richard Jarrett Business and Sales Promotion ' Ruth Kosakura | Myron Smith Grove Thomas i Robert Hofmann, Bill Marsh, Photograohic T c i • j l 1 lorn hngelsmg, and members I of the Camera Club Art Donna Baird, Louise Phillips, Jeanne Reiche Scholarship Society Barbara Doyle Student Association Nancy Page Student Control Don Wonder Court Robert Fudge Music Boys ' Glee Club Bruce Rogers Girls ' Glee Club Alice Taylor Band Bill Stricklin Orchestra Carolyn Austin Sports Girls Nancy Hickox Boys Sandy Kaya Activities Girls ' League Caroline Haven Block " W " Judy Kinsell, Richard Jarrett Rally Committee Howard Young Junior Red Cross Susan Singer Tvninn 1 Judy Kinsell, Barbara Littlejohn, Pat Bill- ington, Marie Sanchez, DorisTrufant ART CLUB The Art Club, made up of students interested in art, meets fourth period on Tuesdays. The club has done service work for the Red Cross. Some of the things are as follows: 375 greeting cards, posters, 60 posters for Christmas, 50 posters for Easter, an International project, the decorations for the March faculty meeting, the graduation decora- tions, and assistance in making the Target. The Art Club has done a wonderful job this year. It will do even better in the coming years. FRIENDS OVERSEAS The Friends Overseas Club was formed in the early part of this year. The officers are Bobbie Lee Preddy, Penelope Wolf and Helen Tahefuji. The purpose of the club is to encourage correspondence with boys and girls of other countries. Membership to date is 35. Membership is restricted to H-7, L-8, and H-8 students. The Science-Hobby Club was organized at Willard this year to encourage students to develop worth- while hobbies. The meetings have been devoted to sharing hob- bies with one another. In the future, it is planned to have an annual hobby show. JUNIOR RED CROSS The Willard Junior Red Cross has had a very suc- cessful year. It started out last summer by sending Roger Miller as a delegate to the Junior Red Cross Summer Training Camp. He has served very effec- tively as president during the past year. Roger was also elected to the presidency of the Berkeley-Albany Junior Red Cross Council. In the fall Willard carried out the following proj- ects: 225 Christmas toys were collected for Berkeley ' s needy children; 203 Christmas gift boxes were col- lected for shipment overseas; 375 Christmas cards and 60 Christmas posters were made by the art classes for the Veterans ' Hospital at Oak Knoll; 40 articles were made in the sewing classes for the Red Cross. Bob Hoffman and Barbara Clement collabor- ated on an article to be sent in to the JRC Journal (the article describes our Christmas poster project). Mrs. Kellogg ' s and Miss Bonney ' s Glee Clubs partici- pated in the International Music project. In the spring semester the H-7 Science classes carrired out a rat-feeding experiment for the purpose of studying nutrition. The Science classes also took part in the Junior Red Cross Blood program. The Art classes made 50 posters for Oak Knoll ' s Easter Ob- servance. They also participated in the International Art Project, decorated tin cans for flower vases, and made posters for Flower Day. Willard collected $52.42 to be donated to the Junior Red Cross. We had a Flower Day in which we collected flowers for the Veterans ' Hospital. We collected pocket books. The sewing classes made dresses, layettes and stuffed toys. The following people served as our Junior Red Cross Council at Willard: Roger Miller, Bill Dillon, Sharon Chan, May Hessing, and Susan Singer. These people have spent many hours in planning and help- ing to successfully carry out the many projects at Willard. Our thanks to all students and teachers who helped with the Junior Red Cross program. 13 STUDENT CONTROL The Student Control is an organization to help serve the student body. It is made up of boys selected for their reliability, dependability and citizenship. In the school proper, the Student Control keeps order in the halls, issuing tickets to those who refuse to obey and follow the rules. They also guard the bikes in the bike lot and serve three weeks a semester as Junior Traffic Police out on the streets, directing traffic and guarding you while you cross the streets. We have had a good term this year and I want to thank all the officers who worked with me. My rank- ing officers have been: Capt. Richard Jarrett, Lieut. Fred Nakamura, Lieut. James Hunter, Sgt. Mike Mahoney, Sgt. Bill Erwin, Sgt. Harry Chandler, Sgt. Gary Wood, Sgt. Gerald Millward, Sgt. Taka Kawa- kami, Sgt. Anatol Eberhard. Don Wonder, Chief of Police. STUDENT COURT The purpose ot the court is to try pupils who are issued tickets by the Student Control officers for in- fractions of the Student Control rules. In sentencing these pupils we do not try to punish them or give them harsh sentences. Offenders are judged fairly and the individual sentences differ according to the seriousness of the offense. During the past year we have handled ap- proximately 200 tickets for infractions of the Stu- dent Control rules. The judges also serve on the Berkeley Bicycle Court at the Hal! of Justice on Saturday mornings. The court is made up of Mr. Burke, our sponsor, my associate judges, Peter Ambler, Joyce Heina- men and Donna Baird, Bailiff Don Wonder, Desk Clerk Mary Fittinghoff, Detention Clerks Jean Sar- kela, Karen Trice, and Sally Lidstone, and Sergeant Dorothy Schafer. Bob Fudgei ch ; ef Jus+ice Willard Student Court. 14 STUDENT COUNCIL The Student Council at Willard discusses and handles all business concerning the student body. This council is a vital part of Willard ' s student gov- ernment. It is composed of the president, vice-presi- dent, secretary, advisory representatives and student commissioners. Mr. McClellan is the faculty advisor. The student body president presides over all Stu- dent Council meetings. The president and the faculty advisor make final decisions on all mafters of the student body. All meetings are conducted in parlia- mentary fashion. Nancy Page, President. SCHOLARSHIP SOCIETY A very important organization at Willard is the Scholarship Society. Anyone with a " B " average or above is eligible for membership. Awards are given each year. In order to receive a certificate for good scholarship, students must obtain grade points of from 2.00 to 2.45. Students obtaining grade points of from 2.50 to 3.00 receive a certificate for superior scholarship. Students on Superior Scholarship through Low 9, receive a gold " W, " the highest award given. If these pupils maintain their superior grades in the High 9, they may keep the gold " W. " Another award, special privilege cards, are issued to High 9 students who have always been on Superior Scholarship. These cards permit the owner to go to his locker from a class, leave the room on the first bell, go to the library without a pass, and leave his advisory to see another teacher. There are 204 members of fhe Scholarship Scciefy this year. Thirteen students received the gold " W. " Barbara Doyle. 15 GIRLS ' GLEE CLUB The Girls’ Glee Club has had a very successful year under the excellent leadership of Miss Bonney. We sang Christmas songs for the P.-T.A. and for the school. We also made a record for the Red Cross, singing one of our Christmas numbers, " Yuletide Is Here, " a Swedish dance carol. We were pleased when the Red Cross director complimented us on our beautiful tone quality. Our officers were Janelle Carr, Gweneilen Jones and Joy Cox. This spring we have participated in the Spring Concert, Open House and the Music Festival at the Berkeley Community Theater. The three Junior High School glee clubs combined for the festival. We have enjoyed learning a variety of songs under the ex- pert guidance of Miss Bonney. Dorothy Stanley and Jackie Hineline have assisted me as officers this term. Alice Taylor. BOYS ' GLEE CLUB The Boys’ Glee Club, one of the most popular or- ganizations of Willard, has come through another very successful year. Under the excellent direction of Mrs. Edna Kellogg, and with the full cooperation of the boys, we have had the pleasure of singing on many occasions. We sang Christmas Carols for the December P.-T.A. meeting, and for the student body. We felt very honored at being invited to sing for the Rotary Club luncheon at the Hotel Shattuck on January 23. Also among our programs was the Spring Concert on April 24, and the Berkeley Schools Pageant on May 22, which was held at the Berkeley High School auditorium. The Glee Club consists of 90 members who all have very good voices. With their help, and that of my fellow officers, Dave White, vice-president, and Mike Mahoney, secretary, it has been easy to work along with the boys and I enjoyed every bit of it. Bruce Rogers. 16 BAND This year, under the expert direction of Mr. Thomas R. Caldwell, the Willard Band has made excellent progress. The band played for the Le Conte School Halloween Parade and for the graduation of the Auxiliary Police at the Berkeley High School Little Theater. We paraded, gave a drill demonstration, and played for the Berkeley Traffic Review. We are entering the Northern California Music Festival competition. We hope to equal our " superior " rating of last year. If you want to play an instrument — join the band. Willard will gladly loan you the instrument. ORCHESTRA t Under the capable direction of Mr. Thomas R. Caldwell, our Willard School Orches- tra has had another successful year. The orchestra played for the P.-T.A., Open House, assemblies, the Spring Concert, and for the graduations. May 2 we entered the California State Music Festival and received a rating of excellent. 17 GIRLS ' SPORTS This year the volleyball and basket- ball teams did pretty well in the inter- scholastic games. In the volleyball games the L-8 and H-8’s came in sec- ond. The L-9 ’ s won all their games but the poor H-9’s lost all of theirs. In basketball season we were highly successful. Again the L-8 ' s and H-8 ' s came in second. The L-9’s came out with the championship. The H-9 ' s were in a three-way tie for the champion- ship. In baseball the L-8 ' s and the L-9 ' s came out not so well with the loss of all their games. The H-8 ' s won one of their games and lost the other. The H-9 ' s did better this time. They won two of their games and lost one. We all have enjoyed working with Mrs. Abbott and Miss Mason. We hope we will do. just as well or better next season. Nancy Hickox. BOYS ' SPORTS The year 1951-52 was more than generous to Willard with its share of victories in inter- school sports. In volleyball the L-8 ' s and H-8 ' s were inter-school champions with four wins and no defeats. The L-9 ' s tied with Garfield for first place, each school having three wins and one loss. The poor H-9 ' s failed to show this year, taking it on the chin four in a row. In basketball the best team this year turned out to be the I 05 ' s . They were unde- feated all year. The 95 ' s came in next with three wins and one loss, tying Garfield for the championship. The Unlimited ' s and I I 5 ' s ended up about fifty-fifty. The Unlimited ' s lost two to Burbank but were able to take Garfield ' s measure twice. The I I5 ' s, off fo a good start with one win, were plagued by sickness and ended up with a one-win three- loss record. In softball the H-9 ' s defeated the L-9 ' s to represent the school and ended the inter- school season with two wins and two losses. The H-8 ' s represented the lower division and won their only game from Burbank. They lost the second game to Burbank and both games to Garfield. Sandy Kaya. BLOCK " W " (BOYS) To become a member of the Block " W " Club you must participate on one of the inter-school teams: softball, basketball, vol- leyball or track. During the first of the semester we met to select officers for the year, and to plan for the annual bean feed. This year has been a successful one with many new members added. We hope that many who are not yet members of the Block " W " will soon join. Richard Jarrett. BLOCK " W " (GIRLS) The Block " W " Club for the girls is made up of those who have earned letters and stars by participating in any of the inter- school sports: volleyball, basketball, softball, or track. The officers elected by the mem- bers are: President, Caroline Haven and Secretary, Nancy Hickox. Together with the boys ' organization we sponsored the annual Bean Feed for parents, teachers, and students, which went off very successfully this year. The club has grown by leaps and bounds as many more have earned awards this year. Judy Kinsell. 19 RALLY COMMITTEE The purpose of the Rally Committee is to build up school spirit. I think we have done that quite well this year. The committee has been improved by enlarging to seventeen members and by making a definite set of rules for members to follow. We have also started using a new type of Rally hat which is like a cap in- stead of the old beanie. The Rally Committee has been one of the most active of the school clubs, sponsoring dances at noon and after school. Our two big night dances were very well attended and everyone seemed to enjoy them. The P.-T.A. has expressed its thanks for the Com- mittee’s assistance in the P.-T.A. activities. I ' m sure that the Rally Committee will continue to be a leader among the school clubs. Howard Young. GIRLS ' LEAGUE The Girls’ League has had a very successful term. There was a Big Sister party which consisted of a small variety show and refreshments. Many of the girls took part. Our Leap YearH op .which wasthebig night dance, went over in a big way. A large number attended. We also have had quite a few noon and afterschool dances. The full cooperation and help from Mrs. Conrad, the Senior Committee, and the Girls ' League have helped to promote friendship between the girls and to make this term a very pleasant and successful one. Caroline Haven, President. Barbara Littlejohn, Vice-President. Jackie Hineline, Secretary. 20 THE FACULTY SAYS . . . Mr. McClellan: " The assembly today will be intro- duced by your student body president ... " Mrs. L. Abbott: " Do you see how easy it is? " Mrs. M. Abbott: " Outside today. " Mr. Ashley: " ... I just hope it doesn ' t explode — " Mr. Babcock: " You are a gentleman and a scholar. " Mr. Berry: " Six more jumping-jacks! " Mr. Bliss: " I want you to think about this. " Miss Blumert: " Now you take, and — " Miss Bonney: " More resonance, girls. " Mr. Burke: " Report to room 2 I 8 after school. " Mr. Caldwell: " Now you know I don ' t like to hold post mortems, but — " Mrs. Carr: " Yes? " Mrs. Collins: " The president heads the executive branch of the government ... " Mrs. Conrad: " Think of sour lemons. " Mr. Cralle: " No. You! " Miss Dart: " Graduation committee meets today Mr. Dell ' Ergo: " No eating in the upper corridors. " Mrs. Dunkum: " ... but that ' s another story. " Miss Holton: " Sift the flour — " Mr. Isono: " Let ' s go! " Mrs. Ivelsky: " And then on Wednesday you ' ll look so sad. " Mrs. Kellogg: " What happened to the tenors? " Mr. McIntosh: " Now the area of a triangle — " Miss Mason: " Sguad leaders check the bulletin board. " Mrs. Malmsten: " Now this wants to go here. " Mrs. Matthew: " Your homework is on the side board. " Mrs. Neff: " Q.W.E.R.T.Y.U.I.O.P. " Mr. Nelson: " Don ' t greet me with uncontrollable giggles. " Mrs. Nelson: " Why don ' t you have an excuse? " Miss Prisk: " My sainted aunt! " Mr. Rhodes: " Let ' s settle down, now. " Mr. Sitkin: " They don ' t make rulers as strong as they used to. " Mrs. Watkins: " Now, let ' s be good. " 22 23 24 25 26 27 SIGN HERE 7 x i r Tl _ -iJ- GHZ - WJ, ' c«. edW d J jL t - — rv r A J tXlA r UJ JLt j _ j? j - jJUjl : WT d JjMj CisT cfY-v X JlruyT «| isvjki) Q s dl (■ j c -St JU - oj (a 7 • 1 Printed by Lederer, Street Zeus Co., Inc., Berkeley, California 28 XitHllari Kunior School “Evening, Ifune 13, 1952 o’clock " program Processional — Festival March Alfred Bergen Star Spangled Banner Francis Scott Key Willard Orchestra Invocation William M. Phillips, Minister of Music, First Presbyterian Church Overture — Concerto Themes Tschaikovsky Willard Orchestra " HOPES AND DREAMS ” Introduction of Graduation Theme Bruce Rogers Prologue — " What Are Hopes and Dreams? " Judy Hirst Part I: HOPES 1. " Hope Is Universal " Nancy Hickox, Alice Taylor 2. " Our Hopes Dwell Deep Within Us " Herschel Snodgrass, Howard Young, Bill Stricklin, Jim Hunter, Helen Inerbickler, Mildred Anderson, Ronald Crosser, Bill Erwin 3. " The World Lives by Hope” Judy Kinsell, Horace Cohn, James Gruenig 4. " Collective Hopes Become the Policies of Nations” Dorothy Stanley, Margaret Rosenberg, Donna Baird, Jean Reiche, Margaret Graham, Mike Mahoney, Elizabeth Gibbons, Frank Innis, Connie King 5. " Youth Ponders on Many Questions " Jenice Griffin, Gerald Millward, Joan Sarkela, Eddy Ruddy, Odessa Bethea Creation Hymn S. Rachmaninoff ( arranged by C. Bornschien ) High Ninth Grade Choral Second Piano, Roger Miller Part II: DREAMS 1. " Dreams Are Of Two Kinds " Barbara Littlejohn, Sonia Steele, Don Vetter, Nancy Andersen, Arilee Childers 2. " Dreams Are The Frailest Things on Earth” Bob Fudge, Elizabeth Berline 3. " Everyone Has An Ideal In Life " Barbara Spencer, Bertha Rochelle, Richard Jarrett, Chan Laughlin 4. " Dreams Are Not Infallible” Peggy Ward, Mervyn James, Jim Sperry, William Park, Ruth Kosakura, Leon Klovdahl Rogers and Hammerstein High Ninth Grade Choral Bali Hai Part III: FAITH AND GOOD WORKS 1. " Faith Is The Food On Which Hopes and Dreams Thrive’ Carol Hagihara, Philip Taylor, Larry Kingston 2. " Coupled With Faith Is Good Hard Work” Nancy Page, Hans Thomsen, Barbara Doyle, Taka Kawakami, Margaret Mowry You’ll Never Walk Alone Rogers and Hammer st.ein (arranged by Roy Ringwald) High Ninth Grade Choral Second Piano, Barbara Doyle and Ruth Kosakura Part IV: CONCLUSION l. " What Comes Of All This Hoping and Dreaming?” Jean Munro, Sofia Moszkowski, David White Battle Hymn of the Republic arranged by Roy Ringivald High Ninth Grade Choral Second Piano, Carol Hagihara and Deanna O’Neal The High Ninth Grade Verse Choir, consisting of the entire class, is used extensively throughout the four parts of the program. Announcement of Scholarship Awards Announcement of Knights of the Round Table Citizenship Awards Miss Marguerite Dart, High Ninth Grade Counselor Presentation of Class H. N. McClellan, Principal Presentation of Diplomas Mrs. Eileen A. Ready, President, Berkeley Board of Education The program was developed and prepared through the cooperative efforts of members of the June, 1952, graduating class and the follow- ing members of the faculty: Mrs. Marie Dunkum, English teacher, in whose class the original material for the verse choir and some of the individual parts was developed; Mrs. Theodora Conrad, Mrs. Eloise Matthew, and Mrs. Millicent Watkins, English teachers, whose classes prepared and developed many of the individual speaking parts; Thomas R. Caldwell, instrumental music director; and Mrs. Edna Kellogg, vocal music director. The entire program was directed and coordinated by Miss Marguerite Dart, class counselor. (graduating Class Lynwood Aaron Ian Aitken Nancy Andersen Mildred Anderson jean Apperson Lauren Audiss Carolyn Austin Donna Baird Wilbert Bankston Rhea Barton Lucille Bauer Bill Beaubien Elisabeth Berline Odessa Bethea Brenda Billington Warren Buchanan Robert Butts William Byron Michael Chandler Kenneth Cheatham Nancy Chen Arilee Childers Audrey Cichon Ruby Cohen Horace Cohn Leah Cooley Dorothy Corbin E.onald Crosser Willis Dewey Martin Dodson Barbara Doyle Philip Dunn Fredric Dutt Anatol Eberhard Lawrence Ellison Delbert Ellsworth William Erwin Alfred Evans Roger Fowlks Robert Fudge Shirley Garbrough Vee Garcia Richard Gardiner Joyce Gardner Judy Garrison Carolyn Geary Robert Giauque Elizabeth Gibbons Edward Glass Margaret Graham jenice Griffin James Gruenig Kathleen Hadden Carol Hagihara Josephine Hart Caroline Haven Nancy Hickox Jacqueline Hineline Judy Hirst Robert Hofmann Joyce Holloway James Hunter Helen Inerbickler Frank Innis Norris Jackson Jane Lee James Mervyn James Richard Jarrett Joseph Johnson Newellene Johnson Takayuki Kawakami Harvey Kido Constance King Larry Kingston Judith Kinsell Leon Klovdahl Ruth Kosakura Anita La cy Chandler Laughlin Jeanette LaVanda Leander Lee Roger Lewin Phyllis Ley Barbara Littlejohn Jack Lockrem Elaine Logwood Michael Mahoney Alice Martinez Walter McAllister Dixie McLean Jack Merell Helen Michelbook Roger Miller Gerald Millward Robert Monson Beverly Moore Sofia Moszkowski Margaret Mowry Jean Munro Kenneth Muse Henrietta Ochoa Sharon O’Connell Roy Oki Deanna O’Neal Nancy Page William Park Herman Pecot Louise Phillips Roger Plumb Charles Ramos Audrey Ray Vivian Ray Jean Reiche Bertha Rochelle Bruce Rogers Margaret Rosenberg Billy Ruddy Eddy Ruddy Lori Rupert Patricia Rylce Eddie Samuel Marie Sanchez Edward Sandner Joan Sarkela Carole Saunders Herschel Snodgrass Andrea Sparling Barbara Spencer Cecelia Spencer James Sperry Dorothy Stanley Sonia Steele Margo Stoops William Stricklin Joyce Stuenkel Mary Styles Anna Sumlin Warren Sumlin Alice Taylor Philip Taylor Shirley Thomas Hans Thomsen Billy Joe Tillis Nathaniel Tillis Quentin Todd Stephen Traynor Aliena Turner Theodore Vaughn George Vazquez Donald Vetter Janice Wagner Margaret Ward David White Eddie Wiley Don Wonder Raymond Wright Howard Young BERKELEY PUBLIC LIBRARY ? . i u BERKELEY PUBLIC LIBRARY 02356 8253 V ' • V ' • i V • ■’ » t , fi „ 7 T - •« j. 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