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Page 50 text:
STANDING: Frost. Sanders. Wood. Guest. Lopez, Sowers, Heisel. Gaillard, Groulx, Mack, Evans. Mrs. Jamison. SEATED: Hansel, Allen. Damron. Keese, Couch. Johns. Snydal. Armstrong. Wallick. Many Students Enter Contest WE ATTENDED EACH DIVISION of the 1949 Declamation Contest for Litchfield High School because we knew how much preparation the students had made for this. The Declamation Contest, an annual event, was under the direction of Mrs. Juanita Jamison, the speech instruc- tor. On the evening of Monday, February 28, the following students participated in the ora- torical division: Ona Allen, Crystal Armstrong, Wanda Damron, Rose Marie Evans, Elwood Gaillard, Millie Groulx, Jack Guest, Pete Lopez, Carol Mack, and Kenneth Wood. The win- ners were Jack Guest, first place; Ona Allen, second place; and Crystal Armstrong, third. Millie Groulx, Harriette Hansel, Ray Heisel, Joanne Johns, Jacque Sanders, and Lavina Sowers competed in dramatic readings on the evening of Monday, March 7. Those placing this time were Ray Heisel, first; Lavina Sowers, second; and Millie Groulx, third. The humorous readings were given on the afternoon of Monday, March 21. On this occasion, Doris Snydal won first place and Elwood Gaillard and Betty Ann Couch tied for second. Other students who participated at this time were Edythe Keese, Vernon Frost, and Nancy Wallick. (46)
Page 49 text:
Girls Learn To Become Homemakers SLIPPING IN UNNOTICED, we attended many of the F.H.A. meetings and watched the girls demonstrate their ability to become tomorrow ' s homemakers. An impressive exhibit illustrat- ing the way the club prepares its members for careers in America ' s future was sent to the Arizona State Fair. Under the leadership of Joanne Johns, president; Betty Ann Couch, vice president; La Nell Henry, secretary; Doris Snydal, treasurer; and Miss Alta Mortensen, sponsor, much has been accomplished by the active members of the Litchfield F.H.A. chapter during the 1948-49 school year. These achievements have been depicted on a bulletin board — the result of the combined talents of the club members. Every girl feels deeply the significance of the F.H.A. creed: We are the Future Homemakers of America We face the future with warm courage, And high hope. For we have the clear consciousness of seeking Old and precious values. For we are the builders of homes, Homes for America ' s future. Homes where living will be the expression of everything That is good and fair. Homes where truth and love and security and faith Will be realities, not dreams. We are the Future Homemakers of America We face the future with warm courage And high hope. STANDING: Swenson, Ehemann, Cox, Sanders, Hancock, Henry, Robinson. Wallick, Crosley, Johns, Miss Mortenson. SEATED: Duncan, Rivera. Couch, Allen, Mernaqh. Snydal, Carney. (45)
Page 51 text:
Desert Howl Wins Many Honors " I TOLD YOU to get that theater ad three days ago. Where is it? " " Where ' s the correction fluid? " " If you people don ' t get your stories in on time, we ' ll cut the paper down two pages each issue. " These were the frequent battle cries that were heard in the journalism class as the year 1948-49 passed quickly on the calendar. But never discouraged, the class put forth much effort and came through with flying colors. Through the work and guidance of Mr. Borg, and with the assistance of two editors, Carol Crosley and Bill Lynn, the DESERT HOWL became one of the best mimeographed papers in Arizona, in spite of the lack of adequate room. This bi-monthly publication was read with interest by parents, alumni, and adult sub- scribers, as it grew in size and content through the course of the year. With extras appear- ing for all the important events, the senior journalists have been one of the most busily and noisily occupied classes in L.H.S. The school paper has won many prizes, and is a member of the Quill and Scroll Society, and has always done its best in presenting the news to the student body. On May 7 of this year the Desert Howl won first place among the mimeographed papers in the annual state contest for school newspapers conducted by the University of Arizona. STANDING: Lopez, Jamison, Lynn. Mr. Borg. Goodgame, Guest, man. Ehemann. Cox, Willbem. SEATED: Crosley, AUcman. Carney. Sowers, Harde- (47)
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