Alton High School - Altonian Yearbook (Alton, NH)

 - Class of 1949

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nally composed on subjects pertammg to the Umted State Constltutxon whxch were respectlvely The Amerlcan B111 of Rxghts The Const1tut1on mn a Chanvxng World The Constltutlon Guardlan of the People s Rlghts and The Frammg of the Constxtutlon The judges made the1r declsxons upon the speech the effort and the force and effectlveness Bette Braun was selected for flrst place to go to the D1str1ct competmtxon Prxscllla BaI'1'19S for second place Lee Chamberlaln for thlrd place and Duane lxlartm for fourth place OUR LOVELY HOIVIE The Semor Class presented Its play Our Home Our Lovely Home wrltten by Rlchard Wheeler and dxrected by Mr Hurley one afternoon m an assembly The secenery and costumes were orlgmal and were gathered together the members of the class to make a hurnorous appearance The play was an old fash1oned farce wmth a vxllaln hero heroxne and It afforded much enj ox ment to the audlence Behznd the Scenes Costumes and Makeup Margaret Bordeau and Helene Roberts Scenery and Sets B111 Buchanan and jerry Chase Cast Maw Evelyn Dame Paw Howard Wells Hubert Rlchard Wheeler Agg1e Bette Braun Marv1n McNasty john Locke Helpful Henry George Woodman FACULTY BRIEFS Mrs Eleanor Hayes teacher of Home Econom1cs and Blologv at school was born 1n Hampton Falls New Hampshire She attended Roblnson Semxnary and Whxttler Hlgh School also she graduated from Keene Teachers College Mrs Hayes IS the supervmsor of the school lunch program ll . . .. .... . .. . , . , . , . .. .. . . . , . .. CJ , I x ll ' ' ' ll l l . , . .. , .. . . .. .. y , , , . , by I l Y I , , ......... ...... . , . I 0 Y 1 s . .

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CLASS PROPHEC3 In the year 1959 I had been overworked as Supervisor of Obstetr1cs at the Lacoma Hospltal so I went to my famxly phys1c1an who used to be a classmate of mlne one erry nase M D jerry stroked h1s mustache patted Arlene on the head and prescrlbed a long rest I went home early took a p1ll and went rlght to bed The p1ll really d1d the trlck because I slept well but I had the strangest dream The 1949 Semor Class of Alton I-hgh School was hav1ng lts fxrst re umon at what used to be Anderson s Dau-y Bar but was now the modern D1n1ng Room managed by Rlchard Wheeler and h1s sllent partner Geo g Woodman I was one of the first to arrlve wlth only Margaret Bordeau ahead of me We had some t1rne before the other guests arr1ved so we talked over our careers lv argaret had graduated from Laconla Bus1ness College 1n 1950 and was now employed ln one of the promlnent Insurance Companles of the cxty of Gllmanton Iron Works As we flnlshed talkmg of Margaret s carrer Helene Roberts the where she had been do1ng research work on uramum She began telhng us many of her experiences durmg the past ten years when Howard Wells strolled over to us He mformed us when we asked h1m that he was now a Conservatlon Offlcer of the State of New Hampshxre Whlle we were havmg some coffee Bette Braun came 1n all smiles as she used to be ln school years She began a secretarial career after she graduated from Lacoma Bus1ness College ln 1950 She also was marrled now w1th a palr of blonde twxns As I was beg1nnn1ng to wake up El-Qlsocke now a hunting guide ln the northern part of the state had just entered the d1n1ng room As the haze from the deep sleepl had cleared I thought that lt would be grand to see all my classmates agam Evelyn Dame ORATORICAL CONTEST The Amemcan Leglon H1gh School Orator1calContest under the dlrectlon of the Pepartnuent Amerlcamsm Comm1ss1on regulatlons and sponsored by Local Post 4472 and tlfe Alton Hlgh School was held at Grange Hall 1n Alton on February 14 at 8 30 P M The rhetorxcal contestants mcluded Bette Braun 49 Pr1sc1lla Barnes 50 lee Chamberlaln 50 and Duane Martxn 50 Thelr speeches were or1g1 10 , l . . , . . . 1 1 - . , , , . " Y - I I n . . . . , . . V. ' , D I r e i . . . . . . , scientist of the group walked in, Helene had just come back from Europe ' l l I l u . . , Y . . . I u l I A . . . . 1 . , . . a - . n . , . 7 4 I I

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Mxss JGCQUCIIDCJ Sargent our Mathematlcs mstructor seems to have traveled to the East well m her school years She was born mn Knoxvxlle Tennessee but attended Melrose Htgh School Melrose Massachusetts for part of her hxgh school days and Rldgewood I-hgh School Rmdgewood New jersey for the remamder of those four years She took part m archery and basketball then Whxle attendlng New jersey College for Women Rutgers Un1vers1ty New Brunswlck New jersey she parucxpated m Rhythrrnc Sw1mm1ng and was an advlsor to a competxtlve sw1mm1ng group At Alton Hmgh School she IS also the coach for the gxrls volleyball team and advxsor to the cheerleading squad Mr Thomas E Tlerney was born m Lewlston Ma1ne Whlle attend1ng Lew1ston H1gh School he partlclpated m football basketball and baseball H graduated from St Anselm s College m 1937 wxth A B Degree At college he played mce hockey and baseball He served three and half years m the Army with overseas duty In the South Pac1f1c Theatre At Alton High School Mr T1erney teaches Enghsh Latm French and World H1story He also coaches g1rls basketball and boys baseball Mxss Jeannette Roberts who teaches Elngllsh Soclal Studles and U S H1story ha1ls from the town of our arch rmvals Farmxngton New Hampshlre Boston Massachusetts and the Umversxty of New Hampshtre she parhclpated ln basketball golf tennis and archery Durlng the war she served 1n the W A C for th1rty four months at Florxda and Oklahoma where she d1d dr1v1ng and personnel work Mr George N Hurley our headmaster was born ln Boston lvfassachusetts where he later went to Boston Latln School and jama1ca Hlgh School He 1s a graduate of the Un1vers1ty of New Hampshxre and 1s now work1ng for degree of Master of Educatxon at the same college S1nce then he has taught at Northeastern JIHIIOI' Hlgh School Somervllle H1gh School and Alton Hugh School After college he went to sea then was a truckdrlver sales man hotel manager credxt supervlsor and offtce manager Durlng the war he served with the U S Navy ln the South and Central PaC1f1C areas xncludmg Palau Iwo jlma and the Ph1l1pp1nes Besxdes being our headmaster he coaches the gurls softball team and teaches Engllsh Mr Stuart C jones comes from Watertown New York He has studxed at Copenhagen Central School St Lawrence Umverslty Holy Cross College Sprmngfleld College and the Umversxty of New I-Iampshlre He was ln the U S Naval Reserve Offmcers Tralmng Corps durlng the war At Alton Hlgh Mr jones 1s the Phys1cal Educatzon mstructor sclence teacher and coach of the boys basketball team 12 . . . , . . v ' I I I I I I I J p A . . ,I . , , . . . . . . . . . I ' I I I e . . . . . . . , I I I ' ' I I . I . , . . , D i I I I I where she attended high school, During further education at Curry College, i . . . , . . I I I ' I I 0 u - j 0 ' I I . I . . , . . , ' I I I I I ' , . 1 . . . t . . , . , . . . y - I I ' I I 1, Q - . u I u l ' . , . I I I

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