Franklin Junior High School - Kite N Key Yearbook (Fort Wayne, IN)

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977. 202 F77-fra 1965 965 373400 M.L- H HDIjUN, A V- Nw l LLL I 1 Kite 9 INDIANA COLLECTION Kite ' n Key 1965 Franklin Junior High School Fort Wayne, Indiana Mi ' 4 Mrs. Bauman ' s classes have a great deal of fun in their classes learning how to cook and sew. Many girls have made clothing and worn it to school. Mr. Converse is passing out clay for his students to work with. His classes have done many inter- esting things and had fun doing them. Students Acquire Knowledge Through All seventh graders are required to take develop- mental reading. The students in this class learn to read faster and with more understanding. The read- ing skills they obtain are always helpful. Math js offered to all three grades. Various tech- niques of math are taught in all classes from the simplest form of math to the most difficult algebra problems. i Social studies is taught to seventh and eighth grad- srs. Mr. Wilier is telling his history class what rticles to read from their current events maga- zines. The magazines are studied by the history and geography classes. These are just some of the things studied in these classes. 1373400 Educational and Social Experiences 11 students in the eighth grade are required to ake developmental language. This class enables the students to improve their skills in public speaking nd to improve their skills in writing. The student body will long remember this memorable year at Franklin Junior High. To- gether they suffered through homework and attended the various social events. Each minute of the school day was filled with learning, fun and excitement. Not only did the students learn in each of their solid sub- jects but they also found fun and enjoyment in gym class, lunch period and class passing time. The school day also developed high goals for many students. Each student strived to receive good grades and improve his vary- ing interests. The student body also had fun in their events. Two of the dances were very worth- while. Money was raised by the students for the football team and a needy family. Altogether, this year at Franklin Junior High has allowed the students to broaden their knowledge and to improve and learn new skills. Students Work Hard But Have Fun All Latin students were required to make a Latin project in the fall this year. Pictured here are students who made an A plus on their projects. Here Mr. Myers points out certain places on a map to several of his students. At this time the class was studying the midwestern states. This year all eighth and ninth grade students had to do a science project. These are just some of the students who turned in a project. The projects were judged by our science teachers and then by out- side judges. Ten finalists were sent to the regionals from Franklin. ffj m " 1 Our principal, Mr. Plasket, helps Franklin acquire its good record. He helps students and teachers with their daily problems. He has helped Franklin students to achieve respect for their school and to have good school spirit. Mr. Plasket helped and took a real interest in the students, helping them to understand their problems and to get along with their teachers. When the situation calls for it he rules with a firm hand but always has upmost in his mind the welfare of the students. He made a special effort to visit every classroom several times during the year. At all the teachers ' meetings, he presided, giving suggestions, making announcements and dis- cussing improvements for the school. He has made sure all students are in the classrooms at the correct time and also helped in making the seventh graders feel welcome. idministration Guides Over 800 Students Mr. Mathias worked as itaff assistant at school. n his duties one can find a variety of interesting jobs. le serves as a guidance .ounselor and helps many itudents in their problems. ie is also active in working vith the student council. 1 Faculty Helps Students Cultivate Interests MRS. JANE ANDERSON Librarian MR. CHARLES AULT Social Studies MRS. NANCY BAUMAN Home Economics MRS. DOROTHY BRUICK Study Hall MR. DONALD C. CARREL Mathematics, Home Arts MRS. GEORIGIA CHANDLER Dev. Language, Lang. Arts Latin MRS. FRANCES COLCHIN Language Arts MR. DONALD R. CONVERSE Art MRS. MARY ALICE -DICK Developmental Reading MISS MARY GLEN FLEMING Vocal music, chorus MR. PHILIP GINDER Science, Mathematics MR. HARRY HINES Social Studies MR. DONALD HOGAN Science MR. M. F. (BOB) HOPKINS Music, Band, Orchestra MR. MELVIN KRUECKEBERG General Shop MR. RONALD KUHN Mathematics MR. DWAIN LANGE General Science MRS. BARBARA LAWRENCI Developmental Language Language Arts MISS AMY MILLER Physical Education, Health MISS RUTH MINSEL Developmental Reading ind Achieve Goals Throughout School Year west. z f. MR. WILLIAM V. MYERS Special Education MR. JAMES OVERMYER Biology, General Science MR. CARROLL PHILLIPS Social Studies MR. CARL REIBS Mathematics MR. DAVID RILEY Physical Education, Orienta- tion MR. JOHN F. SAWYER Developmental Language Language Arts MRS. MADGE SCHONE Physical Education, Language Arts, Health MISS ELIZABETH SHANER Biology, General Science MRS. ELEANOR SHAW French, Language Arts MR. BEN SIMPSON Mathematics MRS. DONNA SPRINGER Spanish, Language Arts MR. ROY STUART Language Arts MR. DON WEAVER Mathematics, Algebra MRS. MARGARET WIGGS Language Arts MR. WILLIAM WILLER Social Studies MR. DELMAS YOUNG Oeneral Mathematics, Algebra MR. MEL ZEHNER Physical Education, Health r J The custodians Wayne Polley, Carl Downey, Malcolm Mitchell, William Schane and Mrs. Louise Strall, matron, do a wonderful job keeping Franklin ' s halls and classrooms free of any debris. Franklin ' s secretaries, Mrs. Evelyn Pelz and Mrs. Eileen Werling, are kept very busy doing many and varied tasks. They are never too busy, however, to help students and teachers with their problems. Secretaries, Cooks, Custodians Work Hard We have LaVern Evans, Ruth Brennan, Elsie Ecen- barger, Esther Helmke, Helen Henry, Virginia Hop- per, Hilda Harmeyer and Alma Uetrecht to thank for our delicious and nourishing meals. Every day they plan luncheons for about 900 people which in- clude teachers and pupils. Preparing food for this many people is certainly not a small job. d " i -% M SL Jf •i L I L Q 1 " m . . Sports Football Games Prove Exciting ior Spectators -1152 2? J J% 21 5 Jl 45. •3 -. 4 3 . I n 41 43 47 5l 36 After a slow start the Chiefs of ' 64 recovered amaz- ingly to become the first team in Franklin football history to win four straight games and they did it by very impressive scores. They played good hard ball and their spirit was as high as some of their scores. This year ' s Franklin Chiefs rolled to an impressive 4-1-1 record. The team won the last four games of the season to become the first varsity team in Franklin ' s football his- tory to win four games in one season. They worked hard every night during the school week and played pad-cracking games. The team finished third in the city league and missed a shot at the championship by only one-half game. They played and practiced in rain, snow, and mud, and yet no one complained as the team spirit remained at razor edge through out the entire season. Football Results Weisser Park T Northwood L Lakeside W Kekionga W Portage W Harrison Hill W Pad-cracking blocks and bone crushing tackles was the way of life for the Chiefs. They had tremendous spirit and each man gave everything he had. 10 TT s ' ( ie Franklin Cross Country is fast becoming the ost feared squad in Fort Wayne as, for three years a row, they have never been defeated in the city championship. Then spirits were high as they broke several school records to whisk past their opponents on courses all across the city. ream Wins Third Championship Title eah! Rah! Chiefs! This was the familiar sound t the varsity basketball games as the Booster Club d by the cheerleaders, urged the team to victory. This year ' s Franklin Cross Country team has kept up what is fast becoming a school tradition, winning the city title. This group of fleet-footed young men burned up the city courses in achieving a near perfect 5 and 1 record. Anyone present at any of the basketball games will vouch to the vocal power of the Booster Club, headed by Mr. Sawyer. He is in his first year at Franklin and has done an outstanding job with this large club. Cross Country Results Lafayette Central W Lakeside W Northwood L Kekionga W Lakeside W Ben Geyer W City Meet W 11 The boys on the ninth grade basketball team worked hard for their tournament success. They worked nightly with Coach Riley practicing skills and tech- niques to improve their game. Each member of the team contributed his own athletic abilities, account- ing for their great success. Varsity Chiefs Have Very Successful Year The varsity Chiefs are shown playing one of their exciting season games which led them to their very successful season of 12 wins and 2 losses. This was one of the best basketball sea- sons anyone at Franklin can remember and was the first tournament championship any- one can remember winning. It was a thrilling moment for the team when they received that shining trophy. It is one moment they will not soon forget. But all of these victories were not given to the team ; they were paid for with sweat, work, and sacrifice by the following boys: Bill Schumaker, John Savio, Mike Bush, Dave Boggs, Mike Keller, Dan Bourne, Rick Wells, Dave Hoffer, Kent Wolfe, Richard Waikel, Willard Dahl, and Dave Burns. They were coached by Mr. Riley, who is one of the finest coaches in Fort Wayne. He was the force responsible for the tremendous team spirit and unity so necessary for a championship team. No one will soon forget the fine, clean brand of basketball played by this team and the spirit that followed everyone of them wherever they went. 12 Eighth Grade Chiefs Build Skills For Next Year ' hese seventh and eighth grade boys fought hard his year. They tried very hard and with great pirit to improve their game but could not obtain many victories. Mr. Ault and Mr. Sawyer worked hard with these Chiefs helping them in learning new techniques. ' he eighth grade football and basketball earns were coached by Mr. Ault. The teams an into some bad luck but their spirit never Iwindled as they practiced and played with iverything they had. They received tremendous support from aany enthusiastic fans who appreciated the hard work and mental strain the team went through. Perhaps next year their luck will change and they will repeat the fine performance of this year ' s varsity Chiefs. They have the spirit ; they have the skill ; and they have the support. fhe boys comprising the seventh and eighth grade ' ootball teams fought very hard in all their games, fhey all worked especially hard in practice after school to improve their game and techniques. Team spirit and hard work were two of their biggest assets. 13 Cheerleaders Cheer Teams To Victory I f t w J k -J . The eighth grade cheerleaders practice every Fri- day night to improve their skills and to learn new cheers. V-I-C-T-O-R-Y is a familiar cry heard by the cheerleaders at each of the home games. The cheerleaders this year were chosen by some of the faculty members. They had a very hard decision to make among all the girls that tried out. However, the girls that were chosen were very thrilled and definitely proved to be very worthy of the teacher ' s choice. As soon as the cheerleaders were chos- en, they began their long hours of practice. They were also very busy ordering their equipment needed for cheerleading. Credit The varsity cheerleaders have cheered this year for the football team and the victorious basketball team. The seventh grade cheerleaders help in leading the students at the eighth and ninth games. should definitely be given to their sponsor, Mrs. Shaw, who helped the girls in any way she could. This year ' s varsity cheerleaders are Sher- ry Harter, Linda Meredith, Connie Archer, Linda Lees, Sally Shepler, and Sue McAtee, serving as captain. Jeanine Neuman, Jonie Franken, Becky Glock, Betsy Wilson, Rox- anne Day and Susie Pitser, who was elected as captain by the eighth grade cheerleaders. The seventh grade cheerleaders include Shar- man Harter, Sue Stone, Cindy Lehrman and Sandy Fick. The cheerleaders have led pep sessions and helped build the enthusiasm of the cheering crowd. The eighth grade boys improve their skills and worked on seasonal sports during the year. These ninth graders put to use their skills and abilities gained by their former two years. Boys Learn Fundamentals oi Sports Physical fitness and sportsmanship are concentrated on greatly in boys ' intramurals. The three grades meet on various nights of the week to play such sports as basketball, football, wrestling, bowling, volleyball, and weight lifting. Each group has about 12 to 20 boys. The boys learn how to work with one an- other in achieving athletic success. They learn the fundamentals and techniques of the various sports. The boys develop their bodies in some of these sports and physical fitness exercises. The coaches of the dif- ferent grades include seventh, Mr. Ault; eighth grade, Mr. Overmeyer; ninth, Mr. Riley. These coaches pay particular attention to the teaching of clean play and good sports- manship. They also teach the fundamentals of sports. The seventh graders learned basic skills and sports- manship necessary for athletics. 15 Sportsmanship Stressed In G.A.A. Activities Eighth grade G.A.A. members enjoy a variety of sports including basketball, volleyball, and soccer. The seventh grade members of the G.A.A. learn many different sports and the importance of good sportsmanship. The Girls ' Athletic Association provides a variety of sports for girls in the seventh, eighth, and ninth grades. Seventh graders learn new sports they have never had before and meet new friends in doing so. They look forward to the time when they reach ninth grade and can participate in competitive sports as ninth grade members. All the mem- bers, seventh, eighth, and ninth graders, learn the importance of good sportsmanship and also how to make good team effort. If girls are good enough they may be asked to referee certain games such as basketball or soccer. All the girls, however, learn the rules of the different sports. Miss Miller and Mrs. Schone instruct these meetings. Girls in the ninth grade G.A.A. enjoy competing against other schools in many different sports such as basketball and track and field. The girls always have good sportsmanship when playing against other schools. ctivities People on the circulation staff worked very hard organizing the campaign so that many books could be sold. They were very busy recording sales. Each member of the yearbook staff must do his part to have a good yearbook, and the members of the 1965 Kite ' n Key staff have done just that. Kite ' n Key Staff Works Very Hard The 1965 Kite ' n Key staff has worked many long hard hours on the yearbook. There were many deadlines which they felt could never be met on time, but somehow they always made them. But as the staff looks back on the production of the book, they realize that it was a real opportunity to prepare the book and that there were really many enjoyable experiences. The staff also learned how to work together. There are many things a staff must do in putting a yearbook together. One of the first things that the staff had to do was choose a theme and a cover idea. Themes and cover designs were discussed by the editors who then presented them before the entire staff bo ideas could be voted upon. Then work in circulation, art, sports, activities, and copy sections began. Each member of the staff was assigned a certain position. The advisor this year was Mrs. Lawrence. The editors look over the different parts of the yearbook to make certain everything is in order. 18 Post Staff Works Long Hours On Issues These are the members of the Post staff who have done all of the work that goes into putting out a very good newspaper. The various editors of the Post are the people who organize the production of the paper. They then dis- tributed the work to the staff. The Post Staff has worked very hard this year putting cut their four page newspaper. The staff met on Tuesday of each week un- der the supervision of Mrs. Lawrence. She directed the staff and helped the new mem- bers with their grammar, punctuation and writing style. All of this was a good experi- ence for the members and resulted in a good paper. Staff members could be seen in the halls with pencils and paper ready to conduct an opinion poll or interview a teacher or student teacher about his various experiences. Other members of the staff counted headlines and pasted galleys on the make-up sheets which were then sent to the printer. The last pro- cedure in the production of the paper was the folding of hundreds of papers. The paper was distributed on the fourth Wednesday of the month. l %%if Ifc V ,: ... ' : ■.£■.!;■ ' .■■:■; Some of the members of the staff work very hard to meet their many deadlines. 19 Student Council Engages In Many Projects This year Franklin ' s student council con- sisted of thirty-two members, including president Dave Burns; vice-president Don Sherman: and secretary Sally Shepler. All the members of the council took as part of their responsibilty the setting of standards for dress and behavior. The purpose of the student council is to give a better relation- ship between students and teachers. The members asked advice and passed on the feelings of the student body. Members served as chairmen or as mem- bers of various committees appointed by the officers to work on various projects through- out the year. The council worked on the constitution which will be put to use in the years to come for the student body. Two peo- ple that worked very hard to make the stu- dent council worth while were Miss Shaner and Mr. Mathias. The council instituted a new project this year which was the selection of a citizen of the month. Each classroom had a citizen of the month box where the students could put their votes for the person that they felt was worthy. The officers of this year ' s student council discuss the approaching meeting of the student council for which many plans must be made. These are the hard working students who were cho- sen to represent the other members of their home- rooms at weekly student council meetings. Part of representative responsibility was to report to his class the new and old business that was discussed at the meeting. rhe members of the Library Club work very hard in he school library. During this time they learn the skills of the library. The main purpose of this organi- zation is to learn the techniques of the library procedures and to help keep the library running very smoothly. Students Develop Skills, Operate Equipment The members of the Library Club learn the work that goes into the operation of the library. They work before and after school helping Mrs. Anderson, their sponsor, in any way that they can. One of their jobs is repairing and shelving books. The students of Franklin owe a great deal of thanks to these people for helping them to have a good library. The members of the Audio- Visual Club learn to operate some of the schools audio- visual equipment. These students work particularly hard to assist the teachers by keeping the equipment in good condition and helping them run the equipment in the classroom. Mr. Weaver is the club ' s sponsor. These are the members of the Audiovisual Club that learn to operate the various equipment. The members are showing some of the equipment that they learn to operate. The club hopes to increase their member- ship next year so that they can be more of a service to the students and teachers. 21 The Y-Teens is much like the Junior Hi-Y only its membership is all girls. They meet with Miss Minsel and Mrs. Colchin. The boys of the Junior Hi-Y meet every other Wednesday with Mr. Hogan and Mr. Simpson in room 113. Their meetings are both fun and serious. Clubs Promote Growth For Future The Future Teachers Association meets every other Thursday in room 107 with Mr. Philips and Mrs. Dick. The club has had some interesting speakers. The Junior Hi-Y ' s main purpose is to be a service to the school. They took a survey to find out some of the problems teachers have with pupils which they might help solve. The Junior Hi-Y works in co-operation with the YMCA. The Y-Teens is a city wide organization. Out of their two monthly meetings they de- vote one to business and one to social activi- ties. They have done such things as attend city wide parties and help out at the Christ Child ' s Festival. The Future Teacher Association does not have a large membership this year, but they have just recently received their charter in hope that this may help to increase their membership. They have been seeing profes- sional teaching films and gaining much knowledge in the field of teaching. The club is mainly for those students who feel they may be interested in becoming teachers , and the members are given a chance to come very close to teaching. 22 Students Act, Draw and Stage The Dramatics Club members have had a great deal of fun this year reading and re- hearsing several one act plays, under the supervision of their sponsor Mr. Stuart. Toward the end of the year they spent many hours working on one particular one act play. This play was given to the students and the P.T.A. The Art Club members spent an enjoyable lour once a week. During the hour they worked with paint, cha lk and did creative work with clay. Mr. Converse, the club spon- sor, also discusses with the members the dif- ferent art skills and art literature. The Stagecraft Club was a new club this year. The members of the club and their sponsor, Mr. Weaver, have contributed a great deal to the various assemblies given this year. They spent many hours working on sets for the Thanksgiving and Christmas program. They also added interesting effects with lighting and props. Each member has learned many techniques in this club. The members of the Dramatics Club enjoy being in plays as well as watching other members perform. In performing they learn to work with many props. The members of the Art Club are given an oppor- tunity to spend extra time working on art projects with the supervision of Mr. Converse. The Stagecraft Club was able to purchase some new equipment for special effects at the school assemblies and learned how to use this equipment. 23 The Knitting Club members display some of their equipment used in knitting. Each member begins with a simple project and then work up to the more difficult projects. Hobbies Games Interest Members The Coin Club members inspect and trade coins with the other members. Their future plans are to display their collections in the showcase. Their advisor is Mr. Wilier. Under the direction of Mr. Hines the Chess Club meets every other Tuesday. They work on the art of playing chess. Many of the members did not know how to play chess at 1 the first of the year but by the end of the year they had learned very well. Mrs. Bauman directs the Knitting Club. The girls learn the various steps involved in knitting different items. Some of the girls knitted sweaters and house slippers. The various members of the Coin Club show and trade coins they collected throughout the year. The Chess Club members spend time after school improving their game of chess. 24 Clubs Stress Many Different Interests The members of the Ping Pong Club set up their tables in the cafeteria each week. The Ping Pong Club members develop a great skill in their sport under the direction of Mr. Young. The Archery Club learns to improve their shooting skills with the help of their sponsor, Mr. Ginder. The Model Club meets in the shop with Mr. Krueckeberg and Mr. Carrel to con- struct various models. The members of the Archery Club provided their own bows and proceeded to learn the skills in archery. The boys of the Model Hobby Club trade ideas and skills as they work on various types of models. Some of the specific models they worked on were cars, airplanes, and boats. 25 Franklin ' s Instrumental Groups Consist Oi Fine The combination of strings and other instruments has brought good music to the students and parents of Franklin this year as the orchestra performed for them. This group practiced every other day. This group, under the direction of Mr. Hopkins, has many functions of our school this year. Franklin has taken great pride in its various instru- mental group, particularly the band. 26 Musicians Who Present Excellent Programs The Chief band purpose is to perform at the basket- ball games. The members of this band enjoy playing in this group. They feel that they are doing their share in supporting their team. lent music was heard at basketball games, assem- blies, and concerts. Many of the Franklin students are mem- bers of the three musical groups pictured on this page: The band, the orchestra and the Chief band. Each of these groups plays for the different events that the school has. The student body, along with the faculty and parents of Franklin, greatly appreciate their activities which add a large measure of enjoyment to programs at Franklin. The members of the instrumental groups are not required to take private lessons, but many of them do take time after school to take lessons. In this way, they become more accomplished musicians which aids them as instrumentalists and also improves the qual- ity of the music of the band. A great deal of credit should be given to the director of these three organizations, Mr. Hopkins. He spends many hours ar- ranging music, giving lessons and practicing with the groups. 27 Chorus Entertains at School Programs The seventh and eighth grade chorus members en- joy singing and trying new music. This group is not really large but each member contributes his talent. Throughout the past school year, the Franklin chorus has presented many very interesting programs. The chorus is com- posed of eighth and ninth grade students. The director of the chorus, Miss Fleming, has spent many long hours selecting music that would please students, teachers and par- ents. The chorus meets to practice every other day in the regular school day. However, when the chorus was getting ready for the Thanks- giving and Christmas programs ,they came to school early so that they could have more practice time. This extra time spent certainly showed up in their excellent performances. The seventh and eighth grade chorus also under the direction of Miss Fleming has been busy this year. They have selected inter- esting songs to sing for their enjoyment. This group also performed at the Christmas program and did an excellent job. This group meets every week. Some of them sing for enjoyment while others are preparing for the ninth grade chorus. The Chorus has worked hard this year in preparing and presenting programs for the school. The present ninth grade students will miss presenting programs to the student body next year. They have had good experiences in performing before groups with this year ' s program of school musical programs. - [he Dance Band is a new group that has been Drmed this year. They practice after school and at ime work on several different kinds of ararnge- ments. This band gives the students the oportunity to work on some of the dance and pop music that they would not ordinarily be able to do. $mall Groups Add Enjoyment To Assemblies ' he sextet met once a week after school with Miss ' leming. The girls ' sextet performed in many of he programs given for the students of Franklin . The octet, eighth and ninth grade boys, meets once a week after school with Miss Fleming. They work very hard on perfecting their skills of singing. 29 Members Build Skills and Muscles The boys in the Weight Lifting Club are trying to develop and strengthen their muscles. The ability to lift certain amounts I weights is the purpose of the Weight-Liftini Club. Each night that they meet, these boy do eleven exercises ten times. When they fir they can lift a certain amount of weigh they add more weight to the object bein lifted. Mr. Zehner is the club ' s sponsor. Tr! club meets every Monday after school. The members of the Girls ' Bowling Clu learned the basic fundamentals and rules ( bowling. This club included all seventl eighth, and ninth grade girls willing to pa: ticipate. Bowling taught the girls goo sportsmanship and team effort in compet tion. The instructor was Miss Miller. The clu met and bowled at Northcrest Bowling Alle; • The Boys ' Bowling Team which met evei Monday was a handicap league. The varioi rules and fundamentals were taught to pa ticipating boys in the club. This club consist of six to seven teams, each with three mer bers. The club met at Northcrest Bowlir Alley. The clubs advisor was Mr. Lange. The Girls ' Bowling Club teaches many girls the skill of learning to bowl. The Boys ' Bowling Club members learn the fundi mentals of bowling. 30 The Trip and Travel Club consists of stu- lents who like to travel and want to know nore about it. The club is quite fortunate in laving Mrs. Wiggs as their sponsor because he has traveled all over the world. She in urn takes her club members all over the vorld with the slides that she has taken. Mrs. Wiggs enjoys talking to them concern- ng travel and helps them plan to take trips, rhe club has also invited to their meetings lifferent people that have traveled to many jlaces. If one has seen a student carrying a type- writer to school, he may very well be a mem- lef of the Typing Club. These students look orward to typing their reports some day. rhe students in this club learn the funda- nentals and skills of typing. Their advisor, ffr. Reibs, also teaches them to care for ypewriters. The members of the Trip and Travel Club discuss the countries and people which they would like to visit. Interested Students Type and Travel rhese are the members of the Typing Club who work ' ery hard improving the skills of typing. A few of the girls are showing the correct finger position and posture used in typing. 31 Students Enjoy Sales, Language »%$ The Latin Club has done several projects! during the past year. Among these are doing crossword puzzles, singing Latin songs, one of which was sung at the Christmas programs and learning about Roman customs and fesJ tivals. Not only students taking Latin havl taken part but also students looking to Latin as a possible future subject have participated in this club. Mrs. Chandler is the sponsor ol the club. The Spanish Club has worked on many activities this year. Along with a Spanish! Christmas party they learned about bu| fighting in Spain, customs south of the border, and other Spanish ideas. The club also sang a song in Spanish at the Christmas program. One Kite ' n Key agent was selected froij each homeroom to sell yearbooks. All of thea students worked very hard and sold abouj 700 books. Members of the Latin Club have fun while they learn about the language and customs of Romans. The members of the Spanish Club learn many things from their advisor, Mrs. Springer, about the cus- toms and ways of the Spanish people. The yearbook staff owes a great deal of thanks t the Kite-n Key agents for selling so many books anj being so good to work with. 32 : . » .sW i f Classes Freshman Class . . . Frank Akey Suerita Amburgey Connie Archer Linda Arndt Sharon Baney VonnaBankson Larry Bashop Craig Baumgardner Jack Beiswenger Michael Bernhardt Charles Bevington Susan Beyer ■ " ' V Linda Blodgett Leslie Bock Evelyn Bodkin David Boggs Victoria Bojinoff Dan Bourne wm. ■ ■■hk. . k Maria Branum Catherine Brown Gary Brown Karen Burelison David Burns Marshall Bush Mary Busian Sally Cadwallader Nancy Caley Linda Calhoun Ron Carnahan Gregory Christoffel 34 1373400 )eanna Claphan Jody Clay Sharon Coleman Penny Conrad Steven Conrad Gregory Cook Deborah Cooley Jack Covault Donald Cox Christie Crawford Kay Cunningham Patrick Daher Willard Dahl Everett Davis Donna Devaux Evelyn Dey Dale Dietz Earline Domer J Mi ynthia Dornseif Suzanne Dovey Sharon Dovey David Emrick Dewayne Egly Carla Falls Valerie Felger Linda Fiedler Kenneth Fletter Gerald Flinn Michael Follis Debra Ford 35 Acquired More Knowledge . . . Jim Foster Terry Fowler Carol Furniss Stanley Furniss Kay Gardenour Bruce Geeting Diane Gernhardt Janice Gilbert Jerry Gilbert Josephine Gonser Patricia Gray Glenda Griner Donald Grooms Patricia Guevara Alan Hagopian Pauline Halquist Kay Halter Carol Hammond (? Karen Hand Mike Hanson Carolyn Hardiek Peggy Harris Vonda Harrold Sherry Harter % F ik — — Tom Harter Deborah Hartley Kathleen Hauser Alice Headrick Sue Henderson Dennis Hendricksc 36 Ichieved Higher Expectations . . . KSg (fee? ' -v 4 iwn HershbergerEonaldHershberger Robert Hixon Beverly Hoagland David Hoffer Hk. Bk «F ' • •- v .• i. - - ■1 )ennis Holycross Kathleen Hosford David Hudson Lois Huffman Curtis Hunley Beth Hutson Mary Jackson Tim Jackson Janet Jacobs Joann Jacobs Evelyn Jeffries Nancee Jennings Wesley Keeran Marilyn Kelder Beverly Keller Michael Keller Cassie Kelley William Kelley Stephanie Kern Diana Kilty FredKimmerly Frederick King Bruce Kirkpatrick Linda Kline 37 Developed Various Abilities . . . Donna Knepper Dietmar Knott Steven Knowles Michael Konkle Susan Kraft Vicki Kring Carol Kronmiller Jerry Kroskje Thomas Kuruda Bob LaLone Brenda Lamb Mildred Lawson Rosetta Lawson Linda Lees Mary Lehrman Gloria Leist James Lewis Mark Linder 38 Engaged in Activities . . . Cesar Martinez Victor Martinez Robert Mason Arlene Medsker Linda Meredith Sharon Meyers Cynthia Milledge Tamra Mills Perry Miller James Minnick Alan Minyard Gloria Mowan Sharon Mowan Beverly Mowery Eugene Mowry Maureen Moylan Ernest Osborne Dianne Oser Rose Payton Linda Peek Carolyn Peters Shirrell Petgen Beverly Phillips Richard Poinsett John Potts Rita Puff David Ranly Brenda Rauscher Howard Reaser Carol Reece 39 Took Part in Exciting Sports . . . u ■■k. bh Sherrill Renner Kay Rentschler Anthony Romano Shirley Roop Monica Rundel Conchita Salud John Savio Darlene Saylor Ruth Scheele Pamela Schindler Sharon Schneider Karen Schreiber ' rt J William Schumaker James Schutt Vicki Schwalm Terry Secrest Kenton Shaw Gregory Sheets Sally Shepler Doris Schick Larry Shive Donald Showalter Joseph Simon Sandra Simpson £. © g f Steve Simpson Paula Sitcler Victoria Sloan Pamela Smead Cindy Smith Maria Smith 40 Worked Diligently Steven Smoak Rita Snyder Sandra Sowers Donna Sproat Pamela Stanton Rosalinda Stanton Nick Starnes Kathern Statler Donald Stone Valerie Stonebreaker Patricia Storey Dan Strahm Pamela Streets Richard Swaidner Dianna Sylvester Ralph Taylor Robert Taylor ti i Craig Tew Jo Ann Thomas Cora Thompson Mary Tope Robert Turner Bruce Unsinger Sandra Updyke Diana Upton S V. Fred Volkman Richard Waikel Bruce Warrick Sherry Weaver Larry Wells 44. 41 Freshmen Ricky Wells Larry Wheeler Patricia Wheeler Abner Whiteaker Tom Whitner Janet Widmeyer Stephen Wissler Kent Wolfe Suann Wood Susan Wrisk Daniel Ybarra Not pictured: Mary Smith Bonny Vanover Janet Prif ogle Harvey Ziegler Darlene Bosserman Ann Halse David Lock 42 Eighth Grade Cynthia Alf ord Deborah Anderson Bonnie Angel Wayne Ashworth Billy Atkinson Richard Babcock Thomas Baker Linda Bankson Kenneth Barnett Ricky Battell Joyce Beatty Nanette Beck Timothy Beck Gary Belcher Annett Bell Karen Belschner Edward Bennedict Rogetta Berry Homer Bickle Phillip Biddle Lynn Bienz Deborah Birt Charlotte Bishop William Bloom William Blosser Robert Bodine Ricky Bogard Clyde Bowlin Cheryl Bracht Jay Bridgewater Brenda Brothers Sandra Brown Steve Brown Tom Buck John Buckley Michael Bufink Lillian Buhr Bob Burtnett Vicky Byrd Vickie Cady Deborah Canfield Michael ' Cary 43 Q£±$ Bruce Choka Pamela Clary Roger Cole Steven Colflesh Marsha Cooley Peggy Cox James Craig Kathy Crawford Caryn Crosley Donald Davis Lucinda Davis Roxanne Day Linda Dornick Duane Eby Karl Eichel Dennis Emrich Cynthia Espinosa Deborah Fiandt Stanley Flood William Floyd Linda Foltz Bruce Foster Theresa France Jolange Franken Karen Frantz Pamela Fudge Kathy Fuhrman Dianna Garman Eric Geiger Sandra Getts Jerry Gibson Malinda Gibson Betty Gillespie Dennis Gilson John Gleason Dennis Glenn Rebecca Glock Charles Gonzalez Mike Goodwin Michael Gossett Keith Grandlienard Johnny Green Verna Green Katherine Greene Judy Grider Tanna Gronau John Grosjean Valeria Hagelboeck 44 Douglas Hall James Hall Thomas Halquist Garry Harshbarger Eugene Hartzell Cheryl Hawk Patricia Headrick Janet Heck Michael Heim Kim Helmke Mary Hill Michael Hinkle Cheryl Hite Billy Hobbs Mark Holmes Linda Hopper George Horn Joyce Horner Kathleen Houser Keith Hughes William Hughes Dennis Humphries Luther Hunter Kenneth Jackson Mike Jackson Steven Jantz Deborah Jones Denice Jones Linda Jubinville Carolyn Justice Carol Kattas Kerry Kennell Colleen Kilty Thomas King Sharleen Kelmke Gary Koontz Ellen Kreigh David Kruse Arthur Kuehnert Dorthy Landsaw Mary Lasley Fred Leach Konald Lee Bruce LeSure Kent Linder Virgil Lipscomb Kent Linder Gail Lochner Michael Lockhart 45 9a James Luyben Marion McCarty Phyllis McCarty Cheryl McClain Daniel McCord Nanette McCord Christine Mclntyre Gregory McNeal Ricky McSorley Cathy Mann Michael Martens Steven Martens Gary Mast Cindy Matter Dan Maurer Don Mayfield Charlene Meadows Edwana Meisner Carolyn Metzger Mark Middleton David Miller Dennis Miller Larry Miller Patricia Miller Ronnie Miller Pamela Mills Dewayne Minnick Cheryl Monnier Catherine Moseburg Colleen Murphy Carolyn Myers Paul Nailor Peggy Nelson Jeanine Neumann Dale Newman Kerry Niman David Norris Pamela Ormes Myron Osborne Linda Ott Everett Padgett Russell Palmer Jane Pelz Gary Peppier Michael Peterson Karen Pickering William Pierce Susan Pitser 46 Linda Poff Vickey Potter Patrick Quinn Frank Eajcany Kenneth Rash Nancy Ratcliff Gloria Reed Barbara Renner Steven Reuille David Rhodes Thomas Richhart Richard Rider Linda Rogers Mary Rose Mary Run yon Joyce Ryan William Salmon Gary Sampson Linda Sanders Arlene Saylor Cecilia Saylor Francella Schoch Vicki Schreiber Laurie Schrey Steven Schroff Robert Schultz David Seeley Laura Sharpe Jeffory Sheets Donald Sherman Donald Schumaker Michael Sievers Deborah Simcoe Alan Simerman Vernon Sizemore Susan Skekloff Richard Sloan Susan Smead John Smith Linda Smith Pamela Smith Shirley Smith Susan Smith Toni Smith Sherry Snyder Betty Sowders Lynn Steman Linda Stier 47 7i? Mi Dennis Stoiche Linda Streets Vicki Strong Randy Stuckey Debra Subsda Joseph Svec Raymond Sylvester Pat Taylor Karen Tegtmeyer Gerald Tonak Lea Ann Treesh Judith Tripoli Vera Tucker Claire Ungerer John Vinson Doris Wagner Judith Walker Charles Waltemath Judith Walter Ules Warner Steven Weaver Douglas Wellman Linda Wells Susan Wetzel Diane Whisler Marsha Whiteleather Carol Wilhelm Charles Williams Janet Williams Betsy Wilson Gloria Wilson Paul Wilson Linda Winebrenner Geraldine Wood Janis Wood Lora Wooten Richard Yoder Anne Ziege Kay Zimmerman Roland Zion Marcia Zollars 48 Seventh Grade Janice Albert Susan Anderson Tom Anderson Karla Andrews Debra Arms Linda Baals Ernest Bacon Gordon Baney Jackie Barbour Carl Baumgardner Dianne Beber Gary Berndt Pamela Berry Michael Birge Greta Blackburn Pamela Blaising Lawrence Bloom Terry Bock Susan Bonifas Catherine Bonnett James Bosserman Deborah Bowlin Janeen Bowman John Bradley Bob Brisentine Diane Britt Larry Brown Eichard Brown Randall Brubaker Larry Budd Bertha Burget John Burke Jacqueline Burkhalter Jimmy Burkhalter Bob Burtnett Jeff Burtnett Carl Busian Linda Campbell Sharon Carpenter Ronald Carter Victoria Cates James Cazares 49 David Cecil Barbara Chapman Larry Cherry Shirley Cherry Ida Chilton Treatwell Christoffel Richard Clem Miles Clifton Dale Collins Blaine Cook Cinda Covey Linda Covey William Cowan Alice Cox Catherine Cox Devon Crawford Rebecca Crist Sandra Dahl Michael Davis Hansel Deasen Beverly Deppen David Deward Paula Diffendarfer Maria Dukin Lisa Dunkleberger Thomas Durbin James Eckrote Jerry Edwards Deborah Elkins Keith Ellis Vickie Faulkner Guy Feigner Sandra Fick Edward Fisher Jess Ford Darlene Fox Linda France Richard Franke Janet Franklin Nancy Frantz Carla Galloway Nancy Gaunt Cindy Gernhardt Linda Getts Jeffery Gilbert David Glass Vicki Goodin Steve Goshert 50 Nancy Grandlienard Barbara Gray James Grepke Juliana Griem Birdie Griggs Ronald Grosjean Donald Gross Philip Gross Arthur Guevara Ricky Gutermuth Craig Guy Bruce Hagen David Hakey Robert Hammond Daniel Hardiek Dennis Harkenrider Geraldine Harrison James Harrison Randolph Harter Sharman Harter Gloria Hartley Marcy Hatch Gary Haynes Diane Heck Diane Hedges Steven Heiniger Susan Hemingway Max High Charles Hinshaw Tammy Holloway Barbara Holmes Kathy House Bobbie Hunley John Hunley Karol Hunt Robert Hutson Jane Irwin Michael Jacoby Janice Jacquay Barbara James Bruce James Diann Jeffery Gloria Jeffries Ben Johnson Connie Johnson Lu Anne Johnson Roger Johnson Sharon Johnson 51 i ftt ES ' ■Br ' ■ AifctfLicir lki Connie Keller Wanda Kelley Christine Kemery Karen Kennell Richard Kent Debra Kieler Lewis King Allan Knerr Gretchen Knight Sara Kolin Debbie Kumfer Alta Lasley Debra Lauber Randall La Vine Diana Lee Michael Lee Cynthia Lehrman Barbara Lewis Ann Licking Jackie Lindsey Joyce Listenberger William Loechner Joe Long Patricia Longley Gerald Love Paula Loveless Claudia Lower Susan Ludwig Terry McKeever Robert McMeans Linda McNeal Sharon Marino Alan Markey Victoria Martin Denny Martin Mary Mattix Sandra Maxam Vicki Meeks Gail Miller Vicki Mills Michelle Moreland Jennifer Motz James Mowery Susanne Nantz Diane Neith Edwin Newhard Katherine Newman Stephen Novell 52 Dennis Ogden George O ' Hair Virgil Osborn Marty Oswald Pamela Patterson Michael Payton Patricia Payton Robert Payton Dennis Pepple Steven Phillips Warren Potts Roy Puff Anah Radatz David Rapp Karen Rarick Carl Reaser Nancy Redman Linda Rennecker Mike Reuille Debbie Rhodes Debbie Richey Patty Robbins Kelly Roddy Alfred Rodriquez Steven Roeder Alice Saylor Phylice Saylor William Scheele Robert Scott Richard Seewald Carol Sherman Sandra Shirk Keith Showalter Patricia Sibert Melvin Siler James Sitcler Theresa Skelly Anthony Smith Clarissa Smith Pamela Smith Donald Snyder Rita Snyder Dean Sonier Sandra Sorg Gary Spice Gary Sproat Elizabeth Stanton Lani Stark 53 Timothy Stauffer Edward Steinau Jane Stewart Sue Stone Julia Stonebreaker Larry Stutz Deborah Sutton Frank Sutton Douglas Swain Anna Swink Judine Taylor Danial Thompson John Thompson Katherine Thurston Mark Timmons Herald Tonak Bruce Turner Roger Turner Robert Van Gorder Billy Vanover Terry Waikel Douglas Walton Sue Warren Warn Wasson Mary Weldon Darrell Wells Michael Wetzel David Whistler Linda Widmann Brett Wilds Margo Wilkening Jacqueline Wilkerson Patricia Williams Richard Wilson Ann Winkleblack Kay Witzgeuter Linda Wrisk Larry Wysong Patricia Yant Jack Zehendner Jerry Zehendner Thomas Zimmerman Klaus Zollner Darrell Bland Carl Brown Carol Danford Barbara Faudree Tanya Galloway 54 Stephanie Green Richard Hoagland Jennifer Jay David Osmun Carolyn Rathert Reaser Ray DeWayne Richey Mickey Reese Dianna Wood Chris Walters John Wilder Not Pictured Susan B rown Namon Fogal Cheryl Hitchcock Valerie Mankee Vicki Mills 55 The end of the school year is fast ap- proaching and all Franklinites can look back and recall many eventful moments that occurred throughout the school year. Assem- blies, dances, sports, and other events have all contributed to making the year more exciting and interesting. Throughout the school year teachers and students have worked to improve grades, school spirit and attitudes. Along with work, there has been plenty of fun in classes and in after school activities. Our principal, Mr. Plasket, and staff assistant, Mr. Mathias, have worked very hard with faculty members and stu- dents to make the 1964-65 year at Franklin more worthwhile. Also, custodians have kept our school clean, cooks have cooked our meals, and secretaries have operated our office efficiently. Therefore, each person in his own way has contributed to making Franklin a great school. The bell has just rung and now this girl must decide what books to take home. Another Day Ends At Franklin A long difficult day is over and it ' s time to close the door until tomorrow. The work day has just begun for Mr. Polley. He must get the school ready for another day. 56 672

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