Manhattan High School - Blue M Yearbook (Manhattan, KS)

 - Class of 1939

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33 Home Ec Club Miss Kathryn Zipse led the Laura Baxter Home Economics Club, an afliliated member of the Kansas and American Home Economics Association, through its fifth year of enterprising existence in the 1938- 39 school term. Reading left to right we find in the first 1'ow of Home Ec club members Nadine Darling, Dorothy Lancaster Bonnie Flemming, Idell Van Beber, Lois Marie Lolley, Phyllis Patten, Dorothy Ratliff, Aileen Hostinsky, Betty Niemoeller, and Ruth Nye. Second row includes Lucille Drown, Ellarose Hollis, Donna Faye Chubb, Irene Ward, Reva Nelson, Ruth Bayer, Ruth Ramsour, and the sponsor of the club Miss Zipse. Third row: Margaret Garvin, Jean Kemnitz, Dorothy Fairbanks, Katherine Hoffman, Edla Peter- son, and Betty Yenni. In the fourth row left to right are Miss Wilmore, co-sponsor, Irene Swanson, Dor- othy Kent, Grace Webb, Eva Smith, Clarabell Camp- bell, and Minnie Campbell. The back row includes Annabelle Toeffer, and, Valeria Domeny. During the eight meetings held during the year the club members broadened their knowledge and were entertained by the following outstanding pro- grams: Miss Abbie Marlett told of her trip to Eur- ope and some of the activities she participated in there, Miss Rude, an M. H. S. instructor, gave us an interesting account of her visit and study in Hawaii which she illustrated with souvenirs, the personnel director of Kansas State College, Mrs. Raffmgton, discussed in a fascinating way "Personality", the various Helds of home economics were depicted by Mrs. Laura Baxter, Mrs. Cochrane, with several ul- tra-new garments, explained and displayed H1939 Spring Styles", Miss Elaine Sallisbury of the class of 1937, discussed her hobby of "Old Glass Collect- ing" and displayed a portion of her extensive collec- tion. Eighteen members of the Home Ec club attended the Annual Convention of Student Clubs at the Wy- andotte high school in Kansas City, Kansas, where they furnished part of the entertainment and ob- tanied new ideas for club betterment. Science Club This year the Science Club was divided into two separate groups: the camera group under the spon- sorship of Mr. Parrish, and the physics group under the guidance of Mr. Rogers. Those in the Science Club pictured here are: 1'll'l'8f Rofzv: David Gates, Fred Budden. Douglas Chapin, Gabe Sellers, Lyman Gessel, Channing Mur- ray, Robert Sager, Mary Beth Walker, Marjorie Goldstein. Second Row: Mr. Parrish, David Blevins, Jim Taylor, George Hetland, Donald Katz, Paul Patten, Mr. Rogers. Third Itow: Ned Rockey, Donald Willis, Eleanor Aldrich, Noi'man Crook, Jean Hummel, Donald Sol- lenberger, Virgil Bayles, Nmrman Neimier, John Sayler. Fourth Row: Norman Ross, Gail Blecha, Paul Jorgensen, Jack Sayre, Jim Miller, Jim Gerlach, Charles Holtz, Bob Pickett. Members of the club not pictured are: Austin Alm, Marilou Alsou, Charles Barry, Robert Beck, Leonard Cox, Charles Colburn Max Decker, Jac- queline Eidson, Bill Griffing, Maxine Garrells, Ward Haylett, Ted Howard, Nancy Herberer, Clifford Jensen, Kenneth Johnson, David Landon, Lloyd Mc- Laughlin, Hall Milliard, George Merrill, Mary E. MacQueen, Lila Neubauer, Dale Patten, Elaine Smith, Beth Stockwell, John Scholer, Howard Sie- mens, Howard Teagarden, William Winter, Albert Watson, Bob Walkden. At the beginning of the year, Norman Ross was elected president of the physics division, Mary Beth Walker, secretary-treasurer, and Max Decker, pro- gram chairman. At one of the early meetings, the Continued on page 50

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G. A. A. Girls Athletic Association is a club organized for the purpose of encouraging indoor and outdoor sports, and promoting physical welfare for girls. Only girls who participate in intramurals are elig- ible for membership. Miss Opal Gaddie is the pres- ent sponsor of G. A. A. The following were officers for this year: Iva Fen- ton, presidentg Margaret Gates, vice president: Peggy Pearce, secretary-treasurer, Betty Ann Teeter, program chairman, Marlene Spelman, soft ball managerg Kathryn K1'amer, volley ball man- ager, Mary Lee Poppenhouse, basketball manager. The club's most outstanding activities were its participation in a Play Day at Holton, and its help- ing' to organize G. A. A. clubs in Greenleaf, Barnes, 28 and Washington, Kansas. Several members attended these meets. For initiation this year, the girls had to wear their dresses wrong side out, and they had to have a ribbon in their hair, one on their wrist, and one on their ankle. Everytime the initiates rnet a member, they had to do the "Donkey ears". Later in the year, they had a Christmas party at which time all the girls who hadn't been initiated had to do the clean- ing up, and the dishes. The members have enjoyed many hikes and pic- nics throughout the year. Before a girl can get any awards she must full- fill several requirements, and she must have a cer- tain amount of points. She may earn her points by going on hikes, playing in intramurals, keeping Continued on page 50 F. F. A. Club The Manhattan chapter of the Future Farmers of America has completed another successful yea1', liv- ing up to the purpose of this club-to develop lead- ership among the students enrolled in Vocational Ag- riculture. The twenty-seven members of the F. F. A. were ranked in the followingorderftifteen green- hands, ten future farmers, and two State Farmers. George Wreath, one of many members to enter ex- hibits at the fairs, exhibited the grand champion Duroc Barrow at the Ame1'ican Royal last fall. Community service is one of the major activities of this club, members have terraced thirty acres of ground. treated for smut 200 bushels of small grain, and 2300 pounds of seed potatoes. Among the guests at the regular day and night meetings held during the past year were Randolph, Wakefield, and Wamego, one of these meetings was held especially for the purpose of interesting 9th grade boys in F. F. A. work. Outstanding speakers heard by the club include Dr. E. C. Miller, "Queer Plants", Dr. G. Fillinger, "Guns as a hobby"g and Mr. F. V. Bergman, "Agriculture in Canada." F. F. A. members participated in a number of judging contests including crops, poultry, livestock, and potatoes. The team composed of Amos Wilson, Dale Knight, and Burk Bayer, placed first in Kan- sas Valley Potato show held at Lawrence this fall, winning ten dollars, and a silver trophy to retain for a year. A high point in the F. F. A. schedule is the an- nual father and son banquet which brought out some eighty fathers, guests, and members this year. Corn was the theme of the evening with programs enclosed in corn cobs, nut cups consisting of corn cribs, and the tables decorated in the F. F. A. blue and gold. Mr. Felix Bronner of Berlin, Germany, was the principal speaker of the evening. The mem- ber's mothers were entertained this spring with a Continued on page 42

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