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Page 12 text:
The Winfield high school vocal department under the direction of Mrs.
Foster Newland has had an active season which was high-lighted by their
Christmas program. All of the choruses, the senior high girls ensemble, and
the string ensemble took part in this concert. These ensembles gave programs
of Christmas music at the Chamber of Commerce and at the hospital at
The choruses and ensembles gave several junior and senior high assem-
blies which were marked by the warmth of the students' reception.
The Treble Clef club, a junior high girls ensemble, was organized this
year to further interest in choral chamber music. The group made its debut
at a senior high assembly.
The department furnished the music for the Baccalaureate service.
Viking choral groups pictured above are top: mixed chorus: second row,
left to right are girls' ensemble, Treble Clef Club and Senior high girls'
Page 11 text:
Directed by Paul Painter, the Winfield high school symphony orchestra
Worked hard this year to maintain its former high standards.
As a homeroom the orchestra has been active. It led the way in the
Invasion Day contest for stamp and bond purchases. Orchestra members
contributed stamps for organization bonds to be used for music after the War.
The orchestra was honored by being
invited to play the annual Olmstead
Memorial concert. This was the fifth
time that the Olmstead invitation had
been extended to the high school or-
chestra. They also played an assembly
Theatre orchestra performed at all
ot the school plays and added several
new numbers including "Porgy and
Bess", "Connecticut Yankee", and
"Girl Crazy" to its repertoire.
A strong local contest, a district
solo, and an ensemble contest at-
tracted the attention of band and or-
Dorothy Merriam was concertmaster
of the orchestra, Marilyn McNeish was
student conductor with Raymond Old-
ham, assistant. Pattie Reiter was the
student conductor of the band with
Elizabeth Evans, assistant.
Page 13 text:
"Preparing for Tomorrow" was the senior
Girl Reserves theme this year.
High lights were the annual conference
held in Winfield December 13, and the Mother-
Daughter banquet May ll.
Cabinet members were Elizabeth Evans,
Marilyn McAlister, lane Crawford, Lorita Hig-
ginbottom, La Verne Buffum, Melva Ann
Allison, Dorothy Merriam, Alice Bell Daugh-
tery, Sarah Stuber, Betty Easterclay, Evelyn
Briscoe, Patricia McGuire, Iean McAlister, and
Lora lean Ogilbee.
Patsy Easterday was sophomore repre-
sentative to senior Girl Reserves.
Miss Ruth DeTurk is head senior sponsor.
Owing to difficulty in communicating with
foreign countries, the International Friendship
clubs were engaged mostly in Red Cross work.
Ioan Gardner was president: Mary Lee
Shannon, vice-president: and Iane Crawford,
In the Scribblers club the students who like
to write short stories, essays, and poems have
a chance to show their skill. Officers were
Betty Easterday, Elizabeth Evans, Corlie San-
ders, and Bob Iones.
Bright, new blue and white uniforms de-
signed by Maxine Taton were worn by senior
high cheer leaders this year. Sarah Stuber
was head cheerleader with lack Crawford and
Maxine Taton assisting.
Ranking again as one of the ten best chap-
ters in the state, Winfield Future Farmers had
a busy and full program.
The chapter is actively cooperating in
national defense and has promoted a better
understanding of "Post-War Agriculture" to all
The Hi-Y purpose is "To create and extend
throughout the school and community high
standards of Christian living."
The Hi-Y is affiliated with the state and
national I-Ii-Y organization, and their goal
achieved for the year was rated as a "Victory"
I-ii-Y club by the state office.
Don Gardner, Lucien Barbour, Iack Fuller,
lim Thompson, lack Roberts, Harold Hanshaw,
Dale Smith, and Kent Frandsen were cabinet
members of senior Hi-Y.
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