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Hey, mom, where is my coat, my books, and my money?
That's what was heard in the morning when the bus was waiting out front With
a flash we were on the bus After a bumpy half hour of riding we were coming
down the last stretch to Windham There standing on the left was the Diner
Just over the bridge we passed the Post Office
and the Blue Hoon, where all of the kids went
for sundaes after school On the left, in the
center of the town, stood Hiller Brother's and
Bailey's hlectric Shop A llttle way down
the street, we saw the Windham l1nt,and before
we knew it, we took the turn at Horse's, the
place where the kids went, at noon for an ice
cream cone and candy. Now we were at the end
of our route As bus number four drove into
the driveway and to the back of the school, we
counted the number of buses which had arrived
before us We bumped into Ir Greenleaf,
standing at his station, as we walked in the
door Finally we had arrived at the lockers.
In September of 1945, we rushed into room 12
Twenty four of us began as Freshmen under
the competent supervision of Hrs lac Naught
Our first task was to elect class officers.
Robert Buist was chosen president, Lula Hold
ridge vice president, John Fealey secretary,
Helen aeschbach treasurer, and for student
council representative -Doris Johnson. First
we had the ma azine campaign followed by the
Saint Patrick s Day Dance. On class night we
stole all of the honors dressed to represent
hard times That year we were successful in
17119 SON-P drive. We also served refreshments
after two basketball games and the year ended
with the movie 'Ir Big'
as sophomo es. Again twenty four of us i
mediately elected class officers They were
as follows Robert Buist relected president,
Maurice Decker vice president Florence Hold
ridge secretary, Gloria Van 'Loan treasurer
and William Newland student council renre
sentative. Our first activity was the Hall
oween Dance. Everyone enjoyed working in the
scrap paper drive and the magazine campaign.
We resumed the responsibility of serving the
refreshments after two basketball games. On
class night the girls dressed as boys and the
boys as girls Our annual movie was 'Boys Re
formatory' When lay rolled around six girls
from our class had the honor of serving at the
le entered the Junior year determined to make
it a success. This year H153 Doro Horne
took the responsibility of the adv sorship
but in January she was called into the senior
home room and so Miss Carolyn Baniak willing
ly took over. Frances Layman was elected tc
the office of president, Jane Wiers vice pres
In the fall of fourt -six we entered UJL. J.
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ident, llartha lliller--secretary, Beatrice De Long--treasurer and Robert Cross-
-student council representative. Again we participated in the magazine cam--
paign and the scrap paper drive but did not come out on top. Working hard
with Miss Baniak and Miss Florence Linindcll we edited the "Blotter". We had
our troubles but we had to admit it was pretty good. In February we had the
Valent:lne's Dance and Doris Johnson very artistically drew our silhouettes.
We were all very excited on the day our class rings arrived. When class night
came, we paraded as a circus. This year our class had the honor of choosing
a boy to attend 'Boys State", and selected Robert Buist. In lay our class
sponsored the Jlmicr Prom, better known as "Tulip Time". Everyone enJoyed
dancing to the music of Frank Fitch and his orchestra. The gym was trans
formed into a Dutch Garden. The Queen, who was Joan Hauser was crowned
Frances Layman. Everyone enjoyed himself at the Junior Senior picnic held at
Toconic Lake, even though it did rain. Our activities for the year ended
with the Junior girls holding the daisy chain fo: the seniors at graduation.
In the fall of fourty seven we entered school with
great enthusiasm knowing this was our last year. Don
Dresser was elected president, Lula Holdridge vice
president, Gloria Van Loan secretary, liildred Mead
treasurer, and Jane Wiers student council represen
tative. Richard Blum Joined our class this year. As
Seniors we had the privilege of using the front door
Knowing we were going to Washington we made money
participating in the scrap paper dr1ve,magazine cam
paign and serving refreshments after the basketball
ames. Our bi step toward entertainment was the
instrel Show given in November. In DBCSIIIDOI' V9
sponsored the Christmas Dance with music by Steve
Jones and his orchestra. On return :from Christmas
vacation we ordered announcements for graduation and
were measured for caps and gowns. Then came our big
week in Washington, which no one will ever forget.
Soon came our class night activitles, exams, and in
June graduation, with smiles and tears we bid fare
well to our high school days.
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