Behrman High School - Bee Hive Yearbook (New Orleans, LA)

 - Class of 1952

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' ' f if 1 JUNE 1952 YEAR SPENT AT BEHRMAN IS HAPPY ONE FOR EXCHANGE TEACHER FROM ENGLAND By Janet Bond Although she has spent only a few months in Behrrnan as one of the' teachers brought to America under the exchange program jointly sponsored by America and England. Mns. Jesse Ellis has endeared her- self to everyone she has met. The students love her and teachers, principal, and the many friends she has made in and around New Orleans will say good-bye reluctantly when Mrs. Ellis sails in Aug- ust for her home in Batley, Yorkshire, England. "America is so different," Mrs. Ellis exclaimed, her blue eyes twinkling. "But I love all of it? And indeed, by the time she returns to England she will have seen more of America than most of us who are its natives. A young lady of wide interests, Mrs. Ellis has always en- joyed traveling, and has made the most of ner opportunues here in me U1l.ll,CL,l States to do some sightseeing. She has been to Texas and Florida and plans to drive to California in June. Before coming to America and Algiers, she had been to Egypt and India, and had traveled through most of her native England. ' At home in Batley, a small industrial town set in the English rnoors, Mrs. Ellis teaches Social Studies at the Princess Royal School. When asked how American children compare with English -students, she replied, "To me, children are the same everywhere, but I do think that Behrman students are more lively and energetic than the boys and girls in England." Though Mrs. Ellis has only 'been here a short time, it seems that we have known her for years. Her broad, lilting English accent makes her a true "Britisher," but her enthusiam for America makes us feel that her year here has already made her one of us. In February Commissioner Glenn Clasen presented Mrs. Ellis, during an assembly in the Behrman auditorium, with a key to the city. She was :made an honorary citizen of New Orleans. Behrman has been very happy to have you with us, Mrs. Ellis! We hope that when you return to your home in Batley, you will often think of us and remember with pleasure your year at Behrman. SENIOR PROM The graduating class of June 1952 extends to Mr. Steidtmann, members of the faculty and their guests, a cordial invitation to at- tend the Senior Prom at the Skelly Gymnasium on Wednesday, .Tune- 4. 1952 at ten o'c1ock p. m. - it

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TH E -BEL Hive f 1 f f 350 "Learning ence" seems note of the dustrial Arts classes, each to choose the JUNIOR HIGH INDUSTRIAL ARTS PUP'ILS LIKE 'LEARNING THROUGH EXPERIENCE' By Marilyn Lassere through experi- to be the key- Junior High In- classes. "In these pupil is allowed project he would like to complete. Not every one has the same desire or talent to fashion the same thing," explained Mr. Joseph Logreco, Junior High Indust- rial Arts supervisor. "Some want to make shoe-shine boxes, others work on what- not shelves, while some tack- le end tables and magazine racks." The boys first draw their plans and later measure, cut, sand and paint or varnish their projects. 1 In the picture, proudly dis- playing' their completed pro- jects are 'Charles Rush, Michael Leahey, Hugh Roy Babylon, Gary Serpas, and Robert Porche. A All materials used by the pupils are furnished them by the school. MBH5 WEEKLY LETTERS FROM MISS HYMEL PUBLISHED BY LOCAL NEWSPAP-ER INFORM FRIENDS OF DELIGJHTFUL YEAR SPENT TEACHING AND TRAVELING By Janet Bond . Miss Margaret Hymel, eighth grade teacher of Behrman, who went to England under the exchange system, hais found an unnsual lway of keeping her friends and the people of Algiers informed of her experiences and travels. The interesting and informartive letters which she Writes home are published Wholly or in part "The Algiers Herald," our local newspaper. These articles have been read with interest and enjoyment by the subscribers of The Herald, and have kept Miss Hymel in touch with her community in which she has played an im- portant part for many years. Miss Hymel, while at Behrman, taught eighth grade English and music. She was quite active in school programsg last year Miss Hymel very capably directed the senior class play. In theatrical work outside of Behrman, she was president of the Algiers Little Theater last year. In England Miss Hymel has taken the place of the English exchange teach- er here at Behrman, Mrs. Jessie bllis, at the Pirincess Royal School, in Batley, England. Like Mrs. Ellis, Miss Hymel has done as much sight-seeing in her spare time as possible. She arrived in England in the latter part of July and traveled about on the Continent, visiting France and Italy. She spent Christmas in Switzer-- land, and recenftly journeyed to Scotland and Ireland. Miss Hymel will return to the United States in July of this summer, and resume teaching at Behrman in September.



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BEHRMAN'S IDEAL BOY HAS TH-15 BfEE HIVE Q f f f SENIORS DREAM OF IDEAL BOY AND IDEAL GIRL M We've waited a long time to decide who the Ideal Boy and Girl of Behr- man High would be, but when it came time to choose one, the task seemed impossible. Since no one person seemed to meet all our expectations, we thought of the many characteristics we would need for Behrmanis Ideal Boy and Ideal Girl. Below are our dreams. Physique like Hair like E5 es like Smile like Teeth like Nose like Height like Personality like Disposition like School Spirit like Vim, vigor and vitality like Dancing ability like Athletic ability like Alertness like BEHRMAN'S IDEAL GIRL HAS Hair like Eyes like Nose like Figure like Smile like Teeth like Poise like Complexion like Disposition like Vim, vigor and vitality like School Spirit like Personality like Height like Posture like The IDEAL GIRL also Wears clothes as well as Works efficiently as Eugene Brown Ronnie Windham Joe Bodungen Charlie Sutherland Ronnie Sperier Bert Andry Ray Sperier Lloyd DiGiovanni Buddy Coley Clark Fox Louis Domino Kenneth Soulant John Oser Joe Bergeron Janet Bond Mae Cunningham Muriel Goodloe Marilyn Ruiz Marilyn Lassere Barbara Porter Joycelyn McMahon Sally Thomas Gayle Sutton Emma France Janet Saleeby Jane Andry June Dunbar Memmill Treadway Jo Ann Borne June Hebert MBHS' SENIORS RECEIVE LONG'-AWAITED RINGS AT 'CIRCUS' PARTY - By Sally Ann Thomas After waiting for what seemed an eternity-all of four years-Senior students of Behrman High School received their class rings at a CIRCUS PARTY sponsored by the Cooperative Club. The party 'Was held in the school basement. Everyone came dressed as Circus perform-ersg there were clowns, a circus band, chorus girls, and even a trained seal. Of course there was entertainment. Each senior had to perform before he received his ring. A famous lion trainer appeared, thrilling the audience as the lion became a lamb. Genuine Hawaiian hula dancers were a treat. Squeals of delight were heard as the snakes danced 'to the charmer's tunes. The Ring Master called out the trainer with his hoops and dogs.' A. human pyramid folloiwedg trained horses went through their paces. Singers and dancers enticed many to try their chance at the "wheel of fortune" When all had received their rings, delicious refreshments were served. Unfortunately most good things come to an end, eve-n RING PARTIES. The party ended and mingled with the usual "good night" were the excited voices of eighty-four happy seniors chorusing "Have you seen my RING?" 452

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