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Tun! Row, rlrmding-E. llonelson, G. Beld, D. Early, j. Peppler, E. XVynsma, H. Levering,
D. Formsma, W. Chandler, R. Van Der Klok, R. Vandenberg, R. Ten Brock, H. Gott.
Second Roux xltnzding-M. Boersma, D. Olson, D. McHoskey, R. Dood, V. Grubbs, B. Hedberg,
H. Schuiling, R. Grubbs, L. Kammeraad, D. Vander Wall, H. Klynstra.
Furl Row, smlea'-M. Piebenga, D. Marshall, E. Hoffert, D. Groelsema, R. Xvarner, A. Mc
Danold, G. Formsma, J. Boelens, B. Piebenga.
"How wonderful is the laurmm mire. Il is indeed the organ
of the soul." -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
The great need of America today is unity of spirit and the
dedication of self to a great common cause. Music is a form of
spiritual expression which of itself creates spiritual values and helps
to bring about spiritual union. We dedicate ourselves in songs be-
cause we can sing in our souls things we cannot find words to say
The Boys' Chorus, composed of approximately forty voices
under the direction of Mrs. G. E. Engelien, finds that they are able
to put unlimited zeal and enthusiasm into their songsg and they
prove that singing together brings people together.
The outstanding event of the season in which this group parti-
cipated was the Spring Festival. The Boys' Quintette sang at the
Kent County Luncheon.
No one knows what these boys will have to endure before this
war is over. lf we have given them some enjoyable hours and lifted
their spirits through this singing of music, then it was worth all
the effort involved to maintain such organizations. Music will add
much to the moral strength of the nation, at a critical hour, when
the strength of America is the hope of the world.
Bo s' Chorus
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Silling, lefl lo riglvl-M. Boersma, R. Ten Brock, R. Osheck, T. Hoekstra, Ci. jellema.
Standing-D. Sawyer, R. Jewell. M. XVvn, B. Drenten, R. Holtrop.
In the presentation of "The Scarecrow Creeps," the senior class
maintained its reputation for excelling. XY"eird blood-curdling
screams, shadowy phantom scarectows, and chairs which rocked by
mysterious means offered an evening of intense excitement.
The "Clarita" diamond was the object around which the plot
revolved. Anthony Gage, its owner, was believed to have been
wronged by Roderick, his cousin, who desired its possession
Thirty years after the theft, the time of the play, Roderick dis-
closed that the diamond is still hidden in Gage Manor.
The scarecrow, believed to be Anthony's ghost seeking Rode-
rick, somehow spirited him away. Roderick's ghostly-being, So the
relatives thought, returned and forced a confession from Adam
Throgg, his butler: thus, clearing his name. Then Roderick showed
himself perfectly safe and alive.
Under the direction of Mr. Zylstra, the members of the cast
portrayed their respective roles very fittingly. The combined ef-
forts of the various committees contributed much to the success of
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Fourlb Row, sltuzding-F. Kist, L. Van Prooyen. M. De Laat. V. Ryerson, j. Demoray. G
Nevins, M. Struik. B. Engstrom. M. Van Hoeven, T. Meekhoff. G. Ter Haar, D. Demoray
F. Van Leeuwen, C. Crull, M. Kelder, B. Schoen. L. Hoekstra, L. Burkholder, j. Bement
F. Boersma, B. Van Der Schuur, S. Snoeyink.
Third Row. rlanding-L. Wilttxn, F. Strong. I. Bergman, -I. Austin, M. Oly, F. Faber, B. Miling
B. Breese. G. jellema, P. Freeberg, E. Thomas, D. Bond, B. Drenten, F. Van Sweden
G. Burkholder. R. Osbeck, L. Hoop. A. Miling, S. Lous, I.. Daane, M. Christians.
Second Row, standing-I. Newman, H. Slagter, L. De Witt, L. Slusser, R. Fisher, S. Raible
E. De XVitt, S. Bolthouse. M. Steketee. L. jones, A. Bowman, S. Wotmdrick, E. Perry, E
Evarts, T. De W'ent, F. Bolthouse, B. Kroes. B. Fahnle, C. Hartman, Mrs. Fngelien, sponsor
Firsf Row, sealed-V. Camfield. H. Bond, P. Newman, M. Gabel, D. Rabe, D. Sawyer, B
Christensen, M. Angus, F. Tracy, L. Hodges, F. johnson, B. Berglund, F. Mekkes, P
The girls' Glee Club is comprised of approximately eighty
girls. It is divided into two sections-the Freshman-Sophomore
Chorus and the junior-Senior Chorus.
Ensembles and soloists from this group participated in many
assembly programs at school as well as in various churches in the
community. Students taking part in this phase included Constance
Hartman, Marcia Steketee, jane Demoray, Dorothy Demoray, and
During these trying times it is exceedingly important that
music becomes a Part of every one's life. It has been said that in
the life of any artist the achievements of yesterday always must
fade before the opportunities of today. Therefore an artist strives
continually to improve his work. That is what our choral groups
aim to do, but not without pleasure, for they make it their business
to enjoy everything they do.
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