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School llaze ol I953-54
Gloria Kruse and Jean Subo
This has been a wonderful year as Central
started her second century of training high
school students in St. Louis for citizenship in
the community and the nation. The events and
activities of the year have been different from
those of last year's Centennial turmoil, but all
around us we have noticed that happy daze
which comes to you only when you are a senior
in a high school such as Central.
When school opened on September 8, l953,
we found that two members of the faculty, Mr.
Beezley and Mrs. Ward, had gone to other
schools, but that a big brave driving teacher had
come to take their place lMr. Thuet, this means
YOl1iXl. Our enrollment of a little over one
JEAN SABO. All - Sports Queen
thousand students included over two hundred
September was filled with bright bubbles and
practically no troubles. Classes and clubs got
off to a good start and, report cards were still
in the distant future.
The Seniors looked forward to a wonderful
term. They chose Ron Schnur as their presi-
dent, Kathy Sandcork as vice-president, Joan
McClellan as secretary, and Bill Davis as treas-
The New-Seniors also elected oficers. Those
elected were Don Meyer, president: Joan Allen,
vice-president: Virginia Svoboda, secretary, and
Gary Couch, treasurer. The New Seniors held
their outing at Trout Lodge on September 27th.
Miss Giles and Mr. Carlisle are their sponsors.
The Student Council officers were chosen as
follows: President, Celeste Morales: Vice-Presi-
dent, Max Tarpley: Secretary, Ciloria Kruse:
Treasurer, Clyston Severs, and Sgt,-at-Arms,
The chief event for the Seniors in October
was Color Day. There were 49 members on the
stage of the auditorium, as the Red E5 Black
colors were passed on to Ron Schnur, by Shirley
Kilgore. member of the June, 1953, Centennial
The first issue of THE NEXVS came out on
On October 14th seventeen Central students
entered the try-outs in the Voice of Democracy
Contest. Richard Smith was the Central winner
for the second straight year.
On November lOth a special award was pre-
sented to Central at the Annual St. Louis Day
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TH REID A ll BLACK
TABLE OF CONTENTS
School Daze of 1953-54 . , 4
Administration T.. 12
Graduates 1 21
Advisories ., , 1 41
Organizations , 57
Athletics . 71
June Class Will
Published by the Classes of January and June under
the direction of liaculty Sponsors , . . Printed by Wiese-
Barnes Printing Co.. under the guidance of Mr. Charles C.
Grimm , . . Engraving by Color Ad Engraving Co., under
the direction of Mr. Earl Torlotting . . , Group photo-
graphs by Mr. J. G. Princell . . . Cover by Siegfried
G Reinhardt. Central, '44,
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Suhool Daze of IQ53-54
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ln the Safety Coach Ric
The Latin Class Jamie
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