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

 - Class of 1945

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STUDENT COUNCII Fourth Row Bill Fdwards Mr Roy Durham Dick 'NIA bourfs John Wenzel Thrrd Rows Shrrlfy Barham Mnrrlyn Martm John Busenbark Second Row Mary Ann Burgvun farulyn Clrner N rman Iou 'Vlyer Don Bu ter Prr t Row Plarn Hrvxen trnc Rrchard Cederhers. Student COUDCII The Student Counc1l Manhattan Hrgh Schools governrng body has done some outstandrng work th1s year At the begrnnrng of the year the Coun c1l drvrded rts program rnto three parts plannrng for the pleasure development and good trmes of the students and faculty servrce related to the war school school sprrrt and reputatron among the schools of Kansas Members of the governrng body were elected by the students last sprrng and took over actrve duty rn the fall The Councrl rs composed of Drck Na bours and Elarne Howenstrne senrors Johnny Wergel and Norma Lou Myers Junrors Marrlyn Martrn and Shrrley Barham sophomores Mary Ann Burgwrn representatrve at large and ex of flcers Carolyn Glover Brll Edwards Johnny Busen bark Don Buster and Rlchard Cederberg who re placed Dorothy Stover on the Councrl The faculty sponsor rs Mr Roy Durham Offrcers elected by the Counc1l are Mary Ann Burgwrn presrdent Drck Nabours vrce presrdent Elarne Howenstrne secretary Marrlyn Martrn treasurer and Shrrley Barham correspondrng sec retary For the srxth consecutrve year the Councrl s frrst project was the tea for new students and faculty September 15 Th1s rntroduces the new members to students and actrvrtres of M H S Several commrttees were set up by the Councrl to deal wrth problems and needs of the school Capable charrmen appornted were War Memorral Commrttee Dean Wmter Publrcrty Jrm Balder son Stamps and Bonds Barbara Bamford Paulrne Evans and Hays Beck Outstandrng work has been accomplrshed th1s year rn the sellrng of stamps and bonds Carolyn Glover was rn charge of hav rng football programs prrnted for each game For the Manhattan vs McPherson game specral 16 page programs were presented to the fans A thousand copres contarnrng wrrte ups and prctures of the Progress M' hrouoa two teams were sold Don Buster Ralph Drc-kens Charl s Walker and Ross Mrller sold ads and plan ned the make up of th1s proJect A Durhamburger fry was grv en for the Counc1l by Mr Durham October 12 wrth the obrectrve of polrshrng and strarghtenrng all trophres rn the trophy cases All members were greeted at the door by Mr Durham rn a charmrng ruf fled apron' A V Day program was developed by the Student Councrl rn cooper atron vxrth the Junror Hrgh Coun c1l Thrs rs to be a trrbute to all those who have served therr country and especrally those who have grven therr lrves And to create enthusrasm for the Prgskrn Prom throughout the school the Coun crl presented a novel assembly program starrrng Mr Durham as Prrnce Alr Unbendo Peerrng rnto was' For the nrnth consecutrve year the Councrl has sponsored the Prgskrn Prom to clrmax the foot ball season Wrth the cooper atron of all commrttees and therr chairmen the Prom was made one of the socral hrgh lrghts of the year Then on Decem ber 20 mth the completron of the Prom and then program well under way Mr Durham took the Councll to drnner at the Grllett Hotel A successful basketball banquet was planned bv the Pep Club vuth the cooperatron of the Student Councrl Dr Forrest C 1Phogl Allen famous K U basketball coach was the guest speaker at thrs March 23rd event In the rnterest of the crty the Student Counc1l provrded for a dandelron day late rn the sprrnf' to take the place of student day last year All students spent the day beaurfyrnff the crty park by drggrng dandelrons The all school electron vras held rn Aprrl so that new members of the Councrl may acquarnt them selves mth next years problems and brrng help ful rmprovements to the eyes of the Councrl The Student Councrl of 1944 and 45 has had a successful year and hopes to leave some long range plans to be carrred out through the years These plans rnclude l A large trophy case rn the hall sponsored by the Student Councrl mth the frnancral help of the Board of Educatron Thrs trophy case wrll be burlt to hold the trophres M H S wrll vxrn rn the fu ture 2 To rnclude rn the student fees or rn the cost of the actrvrty trcket a fee of S100 to be used to prosrde some frne programs for the students 8 ,u 1 v '- ' C A. 4' C A , A As ' rw nfl! '59 'L A 1 I , y . WWNMNWMMNWWWWWWW AL Y! '- . H . . ' 'S ' if f' . fl ' . v , X, ' ' . l r ' S, S . " s 'fel 'v 1' S' 1, ' '. ' t ' . KG, . . . . , . . - . . . effort: and projects under-taken for an even better his crystal ball, he predicted a grand Prom and it Y I ' -1 , I ' ' . . ' 1 . V . . . 2 1 9 - 3 ' 1' ' . ' h. ' , ' , ' . Y' Y' I - . . . . - .I 7- , " Q -

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L A '. ,se I, V grgv., . 4 M' 1 My .. v or . I f3.,,,4 A' I ,.,, 6,1 A ' 71- '12 ,L Q , ll l a .za lf fa ' f Ili 4 X I l Q' ' u in F 1 R Gvwrm- B3Sl"'m. Mar' Ann Burzwin. Bill Awards, Alice Eisenhut. 'rhurnmn e r-e, irfiniu Gimzrilh L ly Fl Ted Grimes, .Io Harriett ofsr-ss. R w: Norma l 11 nus, Phy is Martin, M ilyn Moore, lirz I- IN-noe, .loan Vvnly. Eleanor S mor, Bonnie IJ I yl ' i nah, Eloise i ur. Y Y ' 9 Y - . . . ., ' ' 1 , , . . , . . NA FIONAI HONOR SOCII' TX 5 F Ghk Vg H I t 'Vlxz Il hWht Wlh e-dal of Honor Th1S IS the elghteenth year Manhattan Hlgh School has been rep resented 1n the Natlonal Honor SOC1Cty The members were chosen on the baSlS of scholarshlp leadersh1p character and servlce The Natlonal Honor Soclety was organlzed 1n 1900 to create en thuslasm for scholarshlp to Stlmulate a deslre to render SCTVICG to pro mote leadershlp and to develop character 1n h1gh school students Appomtments to the soc1ety are determ1ned by a po1nt system Em phaslzlng scholarshlp the total number of grade polnts of a student are doubled To th1s IS added the leadershm and SGFVICC polnts The stu dent must also have good moral character th1S IS voted on by both the sen1or class and the faculty The students rankmg ln the upper f1f teen percent of the class Wh1Ch are approved by faculty and seniors are then chosen as members The emblem of the soclety IS the keystone and the flam1ng torch The keystone bears at 1tS four corners the letters C S L and S Wh1Ch stand for the four ca1d1nal purposes of the organ1zat1on character scholarshlp leadershlp and SCFVICG Th1s years members were honored by a spec1al assembly on Apr1l 20 M1 H H BlShOp mtroduced the members and gave a br1ef expla nat1on of the manner 1n whlch they were chosen A receptlon was also g1ven ln honor of the new members on Aprxl 25 at whlch the parents of the members were present Followmg the program 1efreshments were served Becom1ng a member IS consldered a d1st1nct honor, respons1b1l1ty and challenge It 1S somethlng for every student to work for through h1S lugh school years Th1S membershlp IS not Just a reward for thlngs done, but a suggestlon of how much more can be done by those possesslng the qual1t1es of leadershlp, scholarslup, character and servlce



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9 eadershnp 3 A meetrng room wrth fables chalrs and fvl s for the student governrns bodv and organrzatrons and where conferences mav be held Th1s would erther me ln a new burldrng or the present one 4 To have a surtable war me morral IS the frnal goal planned by the 1944 45 Student Councrl If I' DI' RA l'ION COUNCII I' urth Rc w Thorntr n Gehrke Con Scott Ken R b rn r n G I Fhrrd Row I' red I' rec by Jrm Quinlan Second I met Kr tler ltannrne Ql mm: n Hay Beck I xle Blanchard Flr t R w I tr Jenn Lhrl tue Marrlyn M ore Nanc Wukhnm Tcnette Darby R1 hard C lerbtriz Max D mlm Feder-atlon Councll school dances and arouse the school sprrrt Dancrng The Federatron Councrl the student s representa trve body has done a grand Job thrs year and de serves the recognrtron of the entrre student body Each home room elects one student as then rep resentatrve Once a week all the representatrves met rn a group to drscuss problems of the school The representatrves and therr respectrve home rooms are as follows Don Scott Mr Rapp Tonette llyn Moore Mrss Campbell Rrchard Cederberg Mr Blood Thornton Gherke Mr Purkaple Hays Beck Mr Kugler Jrm Qumlan Mrs Doran Leta Chrlstre Mrss Hou hton Max Domrno Mr Clark Jeannrne Clemmons Mrss Berger Ken Robmson Mr Rogers Nancy Wrckham Mrss Marley Gene Lovett Mrss Johnston Fred Freeby Mrs Mahaf fay Ruth Schrmmels Mrss Newberry Lyle Blanch ard Mr Durham and Janet Krstler Mrss Zrpse The Federatron Councrl rs sponsored by M1 Roy Durham By electrng them as home room rep resentatlves each home room rs rn a posrtron to have therr suggestrons presented to the Councrl Often 1n home room busrness meetrngs rdeas arrse concernrng the betterment of the school and are then taken to the Federatron meetrng In the frrst meetrng offrcers were elected and are as follows Presrdent Thornton Gherke Vrce Presldent Leta Chrrstre and Secretary Treasurer Marllyn Moore The Student Councrl and Feder atron Councrl har e worked together and cooperated to complete Jornt projects Although the Federatron rs a compara tlvely new organrzatron It has accomplrshed many worthwhrle proJects for M H S One of the Federatron Councrls obJectrwes was to have one hundred percent attendance at the rn the gym has helped to rmprove thrs problem Followrng the Manhattan vs McPherson home comlng football game the Federatlon Councrl rn vrted both football teams thelr dads and the Stu dent Councrl to a chrlr supper rn the Senror Hrgh School study hall The Student Councrl the H1 Y and Grrl Reserve Clubs contrrbuted S5 00 to the Federatron for thrs chrlr supper The commrttees appornted to plan for rt were as follows Food com mrttee Leta Chrrstle Don Scott and Ken Robrnson Table and decoratrons commrttee Tonette Darby Max Domlno Mr Durham and Fred Freeby actlng as charrman Clean up commrttee the entrre rep resentatrve councrl wrth the help of M1ss Jeffrres The ch1l1 supper proved a grand success from the satrsfred looks on the faces of the guests The Federatron Councrl has cooperated wlth Teen Town thrs past year when therr help was re quested The Councrl has arded ln the selectron of the records for the Juke box at Teen Town Two representatrves from each class were chosen by the Federatron the frrst of the school year to serve on a board to govern and rmprove Teen Town The followrng were elected Ruth Whrtnah Dave Lewrs senrors Max Domlno Shirley Km Jun rors and Alrce Becker Gene Lovett-sophomores The Federatron Councrl throughout the year has cooperated wrth the Student Councrl rn the sellrng of bonds and stamps Members of both Councrls have changed perrodrcally to sell the stamps and bonds The Basketball Banquet was a success wlth the Federatron assrstrng the Student Councrl rn the boostmg of trcket sales The Feder atron Councrl have left lastrng rm prow ements rn M H S and hope to leave many rdeas whrch may be carrred out rn the future l A '. . . - ' I I ' l: 'rn 1 - J , , 0 - ' s 1 . 1-ne .ovs-tt. ' ' f ' ' 1 , ' ' . . Row - ' . i. 2 1 'S , . - ' ' 0 1 S, ' s , rj . ' s 0 '- .0 2 2 ' 's ' , ' 0 , y ' ' ' 2 , J . 'C ' or - , . u ' 7. . , Y ' Darby, Miss Bell: Don Plummer, Mr. Truax: Mar- . . . ' . , : . I ' . I y ' , . . . U . , I I - , ' y a l Y . . v . . . . . . . . ' '. i . , I . ' ' . - gl, -

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