Muskegon Heights High School - Oaks Yearbook (Muskegon Heights, MI)

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The picture on the right shows Principal C. F. Bolt receiving the ban- ner of State Championship from Dr. Ralph V. August of the Muskegon Heights Progressive Businessmen's As- sociation who held their annual ban- auet for the Tigers at Sacred Heart School hall. Sid Luckman, quarter- back on the professional Chicago Bears football team, was the main speaker of the evening. Over 600 persons filled the hall to capacity in feting the victorious Bengals. Back How-Bollenbach, DePoy, Dotson, Williams, Wansten, Hulka, Taylor, Howell, Hagen, Scmocki, Boone. ' . Third RowACoach O. E. Iohnson. Koteles, Elliott, Langlois, Engel, Malone, Hilliard, Dahlquist, Blackmer, Kushner, Graves, Erickson Coach C. P. Ziegler. Second How-Grover. McLean, Timmer, Kollar, Kreifeldt, Frick, Grandelius. Zoratti, Kinsman, Norris. First Row-Ghezzi, Dudzik, Ribesky, Prerno, Votaw, Petronqelli, Bartels. .-96... iv fungi: CHAMPIONS "CW" X X f .. The picture above was taken during the football banquet at Sacred Heart school hall. Standing at the microphone is Head Coach O. E. Iohnson. Seated, from left to right. are Dr. R. I. Douglas. returned war veteran and former team physician: Sid Luck- man, famous quarterback of the Chicago Bears: Dr. R. V. August, team physician: Reserve Team Coach D. R. McKenzie: As- sistant Coach C. P. Ziegler: Art O'Connor, of The Muskegon Chronicle. SEASON IN REVIEW Grand Rapids Creston-The Tigers got off to an unimpressive start as they turned down the Bears, 9-0. A safety and the familiar pass, Petrongelli to Howell, spelled defeat for the visitors on a soggy field. Grand Rapids Catholic-The next victims to fall under the dynamic Tigers were the Cougars who went on to win the Grand Rapids City Champion- ship. Final score, 21-13. Holland - The Tigers ran roughshod over the Woodenshoes, defeatinq them 37-6 on the Dutch home ground. Hulka had a field day in scoring 3 touchdowns. Grand Rapids Union-The Redhawks bowed to a sparkling aerial attack exhibited by the Tigers Petrongelli flipped three touchdown passes Grandelius snatched two of these as he played a bang-up game at quarter. Final score: 25-0. Kalamazoo-The Maroon Giants were considered a powerhouse in the S. W. Conference until the Bengals toppled them to the tune of 27-7 on Phillip's field. The game was fairly even until the Tigers let loose in the last half. Grand Haven-The Tigers traveled to the Bucca- neer home ground and scored four touchdowns in the first quarter. The first eleven watched the re- mainder as the reserves went on to win 37-12. Benton Harbor-A new attendance record was set at Phil1ip's field when the downstate Tigers came here. Over 5500 fans Watched the Tigers stop Forestieri cold and win the battle, 13-0. Battle Creek-As a breather before the Muskegon game the Bengals went to Battle Creek and won an easy victory: 13-0. Muskegon-What happened and how it happened on November l7, 1945 hardly needs recollection here. The game will live in the minds and hearts of all those who witnessed or played in this glor- ious Tiger victory.-How much for the Bengals to win-How very much for the Big Reds to lose. -97- THE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP TOUCHDOWN PLAY X In , is 7 In 2 S. In the scene above, Iim Howell, ace end. can be seen rounding right end on the famous "end-around play" of the Tigers, for a touchdown-spelling defeat for the Big Reds of Muskegon. A moment later Dozr Grover, fullback, kicked the point which clinched the victory for the Tigers. SEASON SCORES Heights Opponents Heights ........ 7 ........ Kalamazoo 27 Heights .....V.. 9 0 ......,. G. Pt. Creston Heights ........ 37 12 ........ Grand Haven Heights ........ 21 I3 .....,.. G. R. Catholic Heights ........ 13 O ..i..... Benton Harbor Heights ....,..i 37 6 ..i..... Holland Heights ........ I3 O ........ Battle Creek Heights ........ 25 0 ..,..... G. R. Union Heights ..,..... 7 6 ........ Muskegon TIGER BAND PERFORIVIS AT HALF-TIME REI, I by - .eq 'U A ' 'A' Iwgfrvxlllli ' ' , - . . l 7:-N ,i' pf "Qi H ' "F ef :A '-if-wc n. sw iv., I ff., l' , . my ,v I Q Q, x I V. . Exf yygu Egfr- iimgyuqg 'gg gn 4 .Li . 3 3?-, .,..., wil l -:Qi wikis .C v fi .. Vt Q , Y . 1 'Q V. f-w i i..:. f . 'Q "tt g ff? -4 854:-r..:..,. isi' -Q .,.. H Q 5 'gtg F' - K . fr .whiff , 1' I s Y ee 5 it i I i.ti - t itl V 4 fd. K l A, U C' v ' ' gg jffffilg,-gk W , ' ,yr A an K A,.Q 5 .,w.,.w N --,- Q.:-at -6 --A ww -I .. - .QI fb Q ' to si'i s S so .,,,, X-ii . I I - 7 , . - ,P S . to - Above is a press-box view oi the Muskegon Heights High school band, directed by Gayle Churchill. forming the letters "H' for Heights, versus for Muskegon. Orange and black confetti was spread on the iield for the "H". and red and white contetti tor the "M". -93-. LIFE HAS ITS TENSE MOMENTS 9Hl lwNW Dr. R. I. Douglas, Coaches Ziegler, Iohnson, McKenzie d S This coaching staff of Muskegon Heights High School is without question one of the foremost in the State. The athletic prowess shown consistently by boys of this school is respected by all high school teams of Michigan in most sports. We have competed in Class A competition for many years but have rarely had the enrollment necessary to be Class A ourselves. We believe that this is proof enough of the skill and downright hard working qualities of our coaching staff. The records show that Mr. O. E. Johnson and Mr. C. P. Zeigler are undoubtedly a first rate pair in football coaching. It has been a long time since anyone has ex- pected to whip one of their football ma- chines with ease. On the second team about 35 boys each year are taught the rudiments of the game by Mr. D. R. McKenzie who this year was assisted by Mr. L. A. Schaude. These boys come up to the varsity al- ready well grounded in fundamentals. "Okie" and "Zig" put on the polish and we have another powerful threat in Michigan athletic circles. -99- chzude. I 'gli' 2' C. P. Ziegler ASSISTANT -.,..., . -U 'iw .mg - H-- W,- 1 'gm yy-4-.,... TW! 45 5 I f . Sl w.,.1gw , E . ip n g, f-V IA . 1 , -- ,5 , , ' M-.. . ." 4 ,f ,- ' , . A, .5 ,,H.,1 f" sqm,-11.Y ' gs- 'f-E'-ki. .1-..,V:6 , P' 1. . rv uf! Vviiywyx L9,.Vp. X V f i.: get ' - VW 1'--."F 4. -.sq ' li 4' f W- V , 1. - ' ' ' , '- ' ,.. - fm- ,A . ' 1. ,wf A gana- - . -- ,, ' 3--fum Q - -5 , 5 risky, f 75 inf? L , 1 X. ' V X NV V-, 'Ui ""' ' ?z-- -'I " - " 'f . , ' -' f .- . 'f' V. -A Q3 H " . W: -v JN- 1' - P! -' -:V ' . .- '--rw 1-V' ' 5' -5 px, ., ,,,x.V, 4.1, .+,4,, D , 3- Y .4 . :gm-.1-,,a..'. 1. 5 5, . 'y V. fps . 5- I - -.-9'-N 11.3. . .- V . 2 ' 3 - . V :iw . ,ff-V, 5 'V 5 few . .V .,, ., . . , ,J ...Q sv. ,' H . f .', - ,., 'Q' 4.5 f qt . Q. Ig-15 ' ,, ,N 3 ,,, .Q ., ml.. . N, .sf 'bf X qi v. .h ,,... - , ,Q , tsgiw ggi A - "ii ity, .Y , 33. T. 5 , I Q I ,A . My . 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V fVV4,f--,'-A-ww .-, 1 - 1 - ' , A, .- K - , ,.,,, I N . xl, H .:"f?5'1-iwfxvi. . 550-V V a.5,:g.'V.,.,m.. ---.Q . if 1, A 1' - 'V-in , - 'V fs, gfyshw w'f',.3P'fvwwl2::a:.I.e4sVti1m:, i"-"1f5M-xwwmmf V x -2 4. ff ..w-,-F'-mf , 5 ,W--A. 1' .gswfsg-3' 'fiQf'f:Ngkg' 'TSR'.E1gfgg3iV.i"f.g4A-:.H- it-'Q " ,pg -el X ' -A . ,Q " -5, A' -jx' R.-,ff SAE- ig-a"3':Ak . . . -- f, V, - M '- ,V ',. ,',::giV5"T,g.4-4 . ' . ' ' ..4,yv,g'vvflgggmfgfzxggwli .Vw .-N...,'. .Vffflffiw 'im In -1 ' ' H-1 ff' W V fx V HONORED STALWARTS The Champion Tigers secured several individual. Southwestern Conference, and State awards in 1946, and nearly all the regular varsity players received honorable mention on one or another of the mythical, honorary elevens chosen at the con- clusion ot each season. These ot our school who received the major awards are worthy of the high- est praise. They are pictured on this page, start- ing at the upper left and preceeding clockwise around the page: Iames Henry Dotson CTackleJ All-Conierence,A1l State lames Howell CEndl lst Team. All-State 3rd Team. Edward Lawrence Petrongelli lBackD All-Conference, All-State lst Team, lst Team selection of Detroit Times. Detroit News and Detroit Free Press. August Richard Ghezzi CCenterD All-Conference, All- tiv- .M-, .Jan eg -f J , .,,t, . I' .f',P 1,1 lt if ,,.' . , ..,... . ' It ' u,..-W F' K ,. X .. 3 V . - ff:,., fm qi I. . J, T' j' Qs is I R X fs , , 1.:5ifii'1g5,,zq??Q .-,,.a.ft-aye A pw Qi., J. f THIS GANG SUITS COACH MCKENZIE TO A "T" Backlield-Archambault, Coach McKenzie, Plichta, Hanslits, Anderegg. Line-Hansen, Lynn, Cook. Stibitz, L. Gauthier, Heaton, Cater. The Muskegon Heights Reserves, under the leadership of Coach David R. McKenzie, rang up a fairly successful season last fall by winning five out of eight games. Paul Anderegg and Alvia Cater were standouts all season, but it was the boys in the line who helped to put them there. The Little Tigers main- tained their excellent reputation. CAPTAIN ANDEREGG I-IITS KAZOO LINE .' ff ' .. w,f.qyn "'J In the scene above, taken on Phillips field during the Tiger-Kalamazoo Maroon game, Captain Paul Anderegg is plunging through the middle of the Maroon line. The Tigers eventually won this game 26 to 13. -102- SHELBY - The Little Tigers started off with a "bang" by de- feating the Shelby varsity team 12 to 6. Anderegg and Cater led the attack with a T.D. apiece. COOPERSVILLE - Amidst the rain and mud the Reserve rang up their second victory of the season over the Coopersville eleven 7 to 6. A cold rain made footing treacherous. HOLLAND-The following week the Seconds traveled to Holland with their head in the clouds. They promptly had it yanked down by a couple of passes which caught them flat-footed. Score 6 to U in favor of the Dutch. ST. MARY'S-On Oct. 12, the Little Bengals fell prey to a team beaten once in two sea- sons. Anderegg was the spark, but St. Mary's won, 37 to 12. KALAMAZOO - In their first home game, the Seconds out- classed the Kazoo men, to win 26 to 13. Coach Schaude had begun to get the line into shape and synchronizing with the backfield. GRAND HAVEN-The Seconds journeyed to the new Green Hill field to blank the Bucs, 28 to U. The Reserves, who played in a cold rain, scored twice in the first half and twice in the second. GRAND HAVEN-The Little Bucs came to Phillips field for a return match, but got nowhere as Coach Schaude's squad ran over them 32 to 7. Passing, Anderegg to Cater, clicked three times. MUSKEGON - The game with our time-honored rival tumed out to be a calamity in more ways than one. Paul Anderegg, captain, was injured on the sec- ond play of the game and hos- pitalized for severel Weeks. The Reds won 25 to 18. LET'S GIVE A BIG "FIGHT LOCOMOTIVEU 5. S ' v-Aff.. .1 - 4, .. - K.-. 1. '-Qu' 5 ,- if wi ,fr i g Coach McKenzie Nelson, Fortier, Hibbard, Johnson, Fredricks, Beth, Wood. -103- Hts Hts . i Hts ..,..35 .....36 Hts ..... 21 Hts ..... 34 .....38 SEASON 'S SCORES G. R. Union ..... G. R. Union ..... Benton Harbor. Grand Haven... Hts ...., 31 Kalamazoo ..... Hts .,... 27 Muskegon ....... Hts ..... 51 Holland ........... Hts ..... 26 Benton Harbor. Hts ..... 29 Grand Haven... Hts ..... 40 Kalamazoo ..... Hts ..... 42 Muskegon ....... Holland ........... Regional Tou1'nament Hts ..... 21 Benton Harbor. DORR GROVER VARSITY 1946 Back Row-Bergklint, Workman, Frick, Timmer, Coach Iohnson, Beattie, Ribesky, Heaton, Manger Frausto. Front RowACater, Moeller. Heminger, Washington. Voorhies. Howell. Elliott, McLean, Grandelius. -104- TIGERS BATTLE BIG BEDS RESUME This year's group of juniors and sophomores may not have won many games, but they won some- thing better. That something was experience. Next year all the boys Will be back and all will be vete- rans. If Coach Iohnson can get a tall boy to work around, the 1946- 47 quintet Will be the team to watch in the Conference, we pre- dict. Dorr Grover, tall star, was lost by graduation at mid-year, a severe loss to the team. Then, too, this year's team did not have all the luck in the World, at times. Some new boys may come up next winter to surprise everybody. That often happens. In the game against Holland, who turned out to be State Cham- pions in the tournament, the Tigers lost by one point in an overtime. Basketball is one of those unpre- dictable games. HOWELL SHOOTS AGAINST HOLLAND - 105 - .pefcczfiozz MR. DAVID R. MCKENZIE S.. tv fa' Q , x. - H, x Coach Schaud . Q r P' S'WEST RUN NERSUP If the seconds of one year are any indication of the future varsity, then our school should fare well in the coming sea- sons. This year's aggregation of Reserve Basketeers were as fighting and spirited a group as we have seen. Under Coach Larry A. Schaude the Little Tigers played in ll games, as they Won eight and dropped just three. This was Coach Schaude's initial season as a basketball coach. He succeeded Mr. Herman A. Kruizenga who compiled an enviable record over a period of several years with the Reserves. Rene McDowell, right guard, was high scorer for the year. Harold Han- sen, at left forward, Was second in scoring and was elected captain. Bob- VanderVen was the tall- est boy on the team, and held down center post. Bill Caughey, at left guard, was an exception- ally good ball handler, "setting up" many good shots for his team-mates. Gene Fisher, right for- ward, was offensive threat in early victories. Proud of its double vic- tory over Muskegon, the Little Tigers finished in second place in the South- Western Conference. SEASON SCORES Hts ..... 33 22 .... G. R. Union Hts ..... 27 25 .... B. Harbor Hts ...,. 31 16 .... G. Haven Hts ..... 22 35 .... Kalamazoo Hts ..... 20 19 .... Muskegon Hts ..... 27 37 .... Holland Hts ..... 27 30 .... B. Harbor Hts ..... 38 22 .... G. Haven Hts ..... 36 23 .... Kalamazoo Hts ..... 32 28 .... Muskegon Hts ..... 39 37 .... Holland Back Row-Mauseth, Bybee, Laban. Elko, Coach L. A. Schaude. Danker. Iurkas, Nedeau, Melin, Middle Row-Hildebrandt, Sumner, McDowell, Hansen CCapt.J. VanderVen, Goexicke, Fisher, Caughey, Carslake. First RowfH1l d,Ba1gooyen, McGahee, Johnson, Baldwin, Cutleer. KI-'lowers was absent when this picture was taken.J -l06- Although the season had not yet started when this section of 'The Oaks was put to bed, the prospects for the season were very reassuring. Coach Okie Iohnson started the season with nine letterrnan back, plus a wealth of new material. The returning letterrnan are Paul Anderegg, Alvia Cater, Everett Grandelius, Ed Petrongelli, Lany Boone, Fred Moeller, Bob Erhardt, Ray Sanders, and Alan Kushner. George Washington has looked good in practice and should develop rapidly, as Strieqel at the catching post is also doing. .Stan Whitlow, Dick Ghezzi, Ray McLean, Bill Wansten, Neil Frick, and Dick Hagen complete the first string. The Tigers have a rather tough schedule this year but should -come through. Games are scheduled with S'West Conference teams -and also with Ravenna. v -fi Q ,- '-'fi ,, .,,l, A fl '77 GY- M4-4-":e' Q Vw , . -VII , ,V ,wmsfc 5 PRQPERTY OF f.Qtl "91.g DIRECTOR O. E. Iohnson v Back, Row-Borns, Bush, Cousineau, Sargent, Coach Iohnson, Townsend, Pastucha, Stratton. Fourth Row-Plichta, Helman, Kobylorz, Veurink, Danker, Olson. Pickard, Iohnson, Bleich. Third Row-Holmes, Flowers, VanderMeiden, Iurkas, Sumner, Winicke, Laban, Cramer, Hallberg. Second Row-Vandervelde, Whitlow, Washington, Erheart, McLean, Petrongelli, Anderegg, Sanocki, Striegle, Sabotoz, manager First Row-Wcmsten, Cater, Frick, Boone, Grandelius, Ghezzi, Sanders, Moeller. - 107 - ,E At this writing, the Tiger thin-clads were striving to get into top form to meet the tough schedule laid down for them by Coach David R. McKenzie, track mentor. Six lettermen had returned from last year to give the Tigers a sizable number of tentative firsts in their meets with such schools as Kalamazoo, Holland, Allegan, Fremont, and Muskegon. Lettermen include Bob Werner who has made a specialty of the 440 yard dash. Bob will prove tough competition tor opponents in the state finals, it is believed. Kayle DePoy was sure to excell in the 100 and the 220, while Zoratti has been a standout in the weiqht department in early season trials. George Rogers was an exceptional half miler last year, and this year is expected to do even better. Ioe Koteles had returned to run the hurdles, and Frank Stariha switched from the 440 to compete in the high hurdles. Newcomers of talent include McGahee, a speedy colored boy in the dashes, and Iohn Krol, along with Goeriche in the mile. Roland Smoth was doing good work at the 440 in pre-season tryouts. All in all, it looked as if the Tigers were off to a successful season as this section of The Oaks went to press. Back Row-Slobodin, Melin, Coach McKenzie, Elko, Gabriel, Mitchell, Dean, Shepherd Morris LaNore Third Row-Drake, Hanslits, Verduin, Kessler, Heaton, Sydnor, Buchan, Alvord. Second Row-Ivory. McGahee, Martin, Wilson, Ribesky, Keglovitz, Knight, Stibitz, Borgman First Row-Smith, DePoy, Werner, Zoratti, Stariha, Norris, Goeriche, Rogers. Koteles was absent when this picture was taken -108- As the 1946 tennis season rolls around, it finds a new coach ushered in, Myles E. Bunk, a new teacher. He takes over the posi- tion leit by H. A. Kruizenga who coached the teams successfully for several years. The season this year should be a "hot" one. Coach Bunk has three veterans back in Charles Votaw, Larry Iohnson, and William Schmalzer. These boys are supplemented by a score ot "racketeers." Although no matches were played before this section of The Oaks went to press, there was every indication of a good season. This year's schedule calls for games with Conference teams and a Regional and State tournament. Back Row-Wigcxmusky, Turrell, Coach Runk, Hansen, LeBoeuf, Galarneczu. Front Row--Premo, Crane, Beattie, Schmalzer, Iohnson, Votaw, Graff. -109- Hendricks, Wildfong, Maycrolt, Vevericcx, Gard- ner, Cook, Gingras. Hunter, Rajkovacz. Start, Hughey, Skocelcxs. Mal- avozos, Adamczak. -110- In September, the girls tak- ing gym started the season with socker ball and volley ball, having individual teams in each class. The winners earned enough points for a school letter. Intramural sports in basket- ball and baseball are played among any of the girls who desire to sign up. Ping-pong, bowling, and tennis are play- ed in the spring by those in the gym classes. Miss Maxine Cobb, physical education instructor, is a former student graduate of Muskegon Heights High school and an outstanding athlete. She is responsible for the entire girls physical ed program, including danc- ing. m 1, A I -I 1 1, 5 W 1 1 I WY I , I -111- A INDEX TO ADVERTISERS A. B. Welding co. .....,....AEAE.. 157 American Barbuecue .......,,, 155 American Coil Spring .....w,.,. 137 Anderson Packing Co. ,,Y,.,,, 149 B Bailey Supennarket .....,..,,.... 138 Barberini Food Market .,...i,, 119 Baxter Launderers .....,..,.,,,.,. 149 140 142 Beerman's Music House Bluhm Brothers ..,................w.. Boelkins Supermarket .....wY... 148 Brickner-Kropf Machine Co...128 Broadway Lunch ..............,.,,,. 129 Browne-Morse Co. ..,...........,. 155 Brundage Cut-Rate Drugs .... 151 Budd's Iewelry ,,,,,,..,.,,......,... 138 C Camera Shop ........,...v,,...,,,,,. 158 Campbell, Wyant df Cannon ,,,,.,,,.......,.,.,. ....... 123 Car1's Food Store ,.,............... 140 Ce1ia's Beauty Shop .....,...... 160 Centrifugal Casting Co. ...... 138 Chinese Gardens VV............,.,, 148 Chubb's ,,,rvBvvwuu,.,,vuu,.,.uuvu,r.ucu,. 149 CIO, Port City ,,....u,u. ....uu. 1 45 Clark's Body Shop ..... ....r.. 1 36 C1ark's Boot Shop .........w...,YY.. 142 Cloetingh Radio Shop ......V... 131 Coca-Cola Bottling Co. ........ 133 Columbia Studio .,................ 138 Commercial Press ........,,.,.,.. 157 Consumer's Power Co. ......., 160 Curtis Ferrell Co. .i,....,..,.....,Y 148 D Dana Printing Co. rw.,...,.......,,, 117 Davis Welding Co. ..,....,........ 136 Dawes and Son, Florists .,,wY. 139 128 Demos Cate ...,........................ Dendrinos and Sons ,.....,,.,.. 159 Dion Service Station ............ 144 Dr. Pepper Bottling Co. ......,. 148 E Economy Hardware ....,,V.,..,,i 148 Eddie's Cafe .,..,Yrv,u,r....v,,Y..,,.. 144 Edwards Lumber Co. .,.,w,..,,,, 158 Em1l's Food Market .,.......,....., 144 Englewood Market .....,,,......,, 143 Enterprise Brass Works ........ 157 F Fike Electric Motor Repair .... Fitzlohn Coach Co. ............... . 144 Fisher Coal Co. ......,....,.....,., 149 122 140 Frank's Clothing Co. ...,.....,. . Frank Lockage's Men's Store .i..,..,.....a,,.,,..............,r. Fredricks Lumber Co. ........, . Fritz, the Druggist ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, G Gas Company r.,,.,,,,,,,,,,,.,,,,, George, B. F., Storage .......,v , George's Auto Sales ,,,,,,,,,,,, Grossman s aav.,,.,,..,,,,,,.,,,,,.,,r, Grover's Pharmacy ........,,..., H Hackley Union Nat. Bank ..,, Hahn Drug Store ...,,.,....,...... Hall Electric Co. ................,., . Hansen's Dairy Bar ,..,....Y.,v,, Hardy's Department Store ..,. Harvey I. Nedeau, Realtor.. Harvvood-Nelson i.,.vaa,.,,..,,,.,,, Helen's Bakery .,,w.w,..w..........ia Heights Radio Shop ....c..r,.,,,r Hts. News and Soda Bar Heights Service Garage ,...., Hughes Dress Shop .,..,,..aa,.,, Hunter and Co. ruaur,,r ,.,,,, . Hosler's Budget Shop ....,..... Hostess Hamburgs ................ I Ietferson Food Center .....,..,, Iiroch Co. ,......,..................,..., . Iohn's Super Service .,,,..,,,,,, Iohnson's Drug Store ...,,,,,,... Iunior High Beauty Shop .c.... K Kanitz Dry Cleaners .a,,,,,..,., Krause's Store ....,.,..,r,.v.....,..,. L Lakeshore Machinery Co ..... Lawson's Budget Shop ...,..,. Lee Funeral Home ....,......r.... Lee and Son, Hardware .,,... Lindland Coal Co. .........,.,... . M Malvin's Iewelry Co. ...,....,.. . Manning, Maxwell and Moore .....,....,,.....,,,.rr,,.,....... Martin Coal Co. ,..r.,.. ...,,.. . Merit Shoe Shop ,..,,, .,.,..,,..., Milcrdy's ,.i,.,,,,,,w.Vww,....,....,....... Morton Manufacturing Co... Munroe, L. C., Coal, Coke.... Murn Bros. Garage ............., Muskegon Hts. Furniture .Y,.., Muskegon Heights Record.. Muskegon Print Shop .......... Muskegon Screw Works, lnc. r,...wY..,..,,w.v....w................. . -112- Muskegon Tool and Die Muskegon Upho1steringCo... N National Lumberrnan's Bk... National Shoe Service .,...... Nordstrom's Dairy ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Norge w,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,-,, Novak's Meat Market ,.,....... O Olive Mae Beauty Shop P Parmelee .................,. ,,,.,,,,,, Parson's .,................,.......,,..,,., Patterson's Grocery ,..,..,w Patterson Press ..,,,....,,,,.,, Peerless Plating Works Peterson Coal Co. ,.r..,,.,., . Polly Ann Pastry ,..,.....wv. Port City Candy Co. ...,....... . Puhalski's Food Market Pyle Pattern ............w......... Q Quality Aluminum ..,...,.,......, Quigley, R. I. .,i,...,..... .....,... . . - R Radium Studio ,..,,................. Reid and Graft, Plumbing .,., Richard's Plumbing .....,,....... Roger's Iewelry .................... Ruiter Bros. Plumbing ........ S Sealed Power .,.,..........,......,.. Sears Roebuck and Co. ..... . Service Station Equipment.. Shaw-Walker Co. ................. . Shugars "66" Service .,.,.... ,. Smith, Hubert H. ................. . Square Clothing ..................,. S and S Market .................... Standard Service CZeke's1 .... Stariha, Frank, Real Estate.. Steenhagen's Foods .............. T Terry's ....................... ..,....... Thomas Stores, Inc. ............. , Tri-City Store ............. .......... U v Vickers Soda Bar ................ Victory Pattern Shop ............ Vista Grill .,.....,c..................... Voss Hardware ...,................ W Whittington Barber Shop William's Sausage Co. ....... . Woodal1's Drug Store .......... 137 144 114 155 136 121 141 136 157 124 141 137 157 143 133 142 134 116 146 137 132 138 141 138 143 147 128 114 118 137 157 127 143 138 138 143 151 141 127 122 126 142 144 138 152 139 0 6 A 07,-x ,Q ,CN I X 1 mg- X -v 1 A H-lf-Q0 . 1 in s ' ., A ' , Xfihi i N -.xwxmrmggi ,!J V Wi-, !f3fL'vi,,,,,,, 'A ,ff N., g Y X fx .5 'y 5 X jfxf ,..q,r:N , HMV, 'W X ik ' me A wi , ? QIf7f9ff' 3F1w X 1 - tink? fa,-LJ JV 'L JI!!! VY ,,,... by 3 'xg " if ff ff-f V ij. M'-""" 1 xf H 7" ff? 42 WA ' T' i 'QPU 'A K, tg .3 XX DIV? vi K, ' .' N-X ' 15, 9, Q XV V if , 5 J ,jgw,.W..v N, tgA,.f:2 14' L' f Z Ut f ., 'E M F'-fiik A Rx E ,.,.Q.w.,,, 1 KWNXWMN S www if 6 J 'f n K g , if 1 Q!! -113- 7cQ Me CLASS OF IQ46 CONGRATULATIONS BAK! I III Ana BEST WISHES C541 el it SERVICE STATION EQUIPMENT COMPANY MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN R th Madison replaced Miss Catherine Erfimeyer in the foods clepa A SAVINGS ACCOUNT Regular Savings are a Stepping Stone to M a te ri a I Wealth THE NATIONAL LLlMBERMAN'S BANK Muskegon's Oldest Bank -114- fggw N I Tc, . . Iiij. 2,5 I I X X I . ixffnx R Ixifv- I1 I I N.,-. 4 ' ff' X -I I Wfit K f I 451 Q I'--. QQ, , I- A ,,,,:1:1 ' t lat f ,f "f"f' I Ilrl '. :: 1. 4 ' Q' :':' . , I ., y :q:,:3 A A tl 5 , H E I ' I I T ,Af , M!-W If-X,-'M,,j.n...e IMCT' WYYIL MUSKEGON HEIGHTS FURNITURE CO. Many brides are saying this to their friends these days. And they are saying it with a certain pride in their voices that is unmistakable. For the furnishings that now are their dearest possession have that smart, stylish appearance that is character- istic of all that come from this store. We Welcome brides and brides-to-be in the most practical Way. We offer a Wide selection of the very newest in fine home furni- ishings and give them the most attractive prices possible. Our interior decoration services are available at all times. It will give us a feeling of deep satisfaction if we can help you in any way to better your home. Better Your llonle Better Your living MUSKEGON HEIGHTS FURNITURE C0 -115- 1 gs 1 A , , ,.,,.. 2" lr 'ww E 1 1 1 xx TOWER OF LAW QUADRANGLE, U. OF M. This photograph of a poriion oi the Law Quadrangle, law building at the Universiiy of Michigan, Ann Arbor, was taken by Mr. Iames V. Cobb, Oaks staff photographer and adviser of the Camera Club. It won a Grand Prize in a local contest conducted by The Muskegon Chronicle. GRCVER'S P I-HE A R M A C Y Complete Drug Line Vitamin Headquarters Phone 322-86 IOI W. Broadway M Iames V. Cobb is 11 d h ly-organized Camera C1 b PYLE PATTERN MANUFACTURING COMPANY Wood and Metal Patterns MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN -1- Cnly the best is fgood enough when a distinc- tive and unusual effect is wanted. Under one roof Dana has the equipment and facili- ties for handling all jobs as you want them handled: including A rt W o r lc, Letterpress and 0 f f s e t- Printing, and Photo Engraving. Catalogs - House Organs - Factory Forms llflllfl PllIlllfllllli CUNIPAMY SANFORD AND HOLBROOK STREETS -ll7- Congratulations to the Class of l946 QM Sfzcwwruem QM 'M Ncfcwe Miladyls 844 Tefferson St. Next to the State Theatre lO4l Peck Street in Muskegon Heights Come dressed as you wish" was the Iunior slogan for "Cornstc:Ik Confusion 8000 ITEMS FOR THE OFFICE Are manufactured by Shaw-Walkerethe largest exclusive makers of office furniture and filing equipment inthe world. Each is designed to do a definite job of making office work move faster, to effect economies in office operations. The SOOO office tools are completely pictured, described and priced in the 492 page Shaw-Walker OFFICE GUIDE. SHAW-WALKER Muskegon, Michigan -118- Heartiest Congratulatio To The Class Of 1 946 9123 Barberini Food Market CANDY . POP . MAGAZINES ll4 E . BROADWAY 9 Alfred J. Hunter 8 Co. Plumbing, Heating 8 Mill Supplies r. C. F. B011 has been principal of this high school for 24 yea Good Luck to Graduates of I946 Compliments of LAWSON'S 50-56 E. Broadway -120- Congratulations and our Best Wishes to the Class ot 1946 . 'Mfg-21? . ggssls QA se FQ. Norge Division and Norge Nlachine Products Division -121- QfQf0k!L:OED S cE Th mcxnent bl h h tansformed the West Side "out i th Hours : 9:00 A. M.- 11:00 P. M. Sunday Hours: 1:00 P. M.- 11:00 P.M. VICKEIPS I 0 ll A ll A ll Complete Fountain Service Try Cnr Jumbo Malteds Hand Packed a n d Machine Packed 1 c e C r e a m Phone 32-257 1240 Sixth Street Muskego H 'ghts -122- Our Congratulations to the Class of 1946 blk Campbell Wyant Sz Cannon Foundry Co. Muskegon, Michigan FOR MANY YEARS Class of I946 May Happiness, Health and Success Rttend You S.R. Parsons Wasn't that hot" assembly right after the Muskegon-Heigh Y COLLISION SERVICE Heights Service Garage Lyman Brown, Proprietor Residence Phone 327-715 Lubrication . Washing . Repairing 1427 Peck Street Phone 32-268 -124- CONGRATULATIQNS TO THE GRADLIATICDN CLASS Qaeda Wmkegan'4 Jfeacfgnafziew and Qmlwl Qjfzcwamq femefw 'ms GRADUATES or 1946 ELGINSAWJ NlAl'UI1U9S lliivlfl-IHY CIDIIIPIQIKIY HOUSE OF REGISTERED PERFECT "Bluebird Diamc d I242 Peck St., Heights At Iwlillvillgs You Get The finest -125- min 15 fmfimz omg gacuffy 1 1 NSMXXNV f'-.,,x"'X 1,132 1 3 ' BRICKNER-KROPF MACHINE CC you know Mr. Dorrncr P 1 h hy VIICTORY PATTERN SHCQDP WOOD AND METAL PATTERNS Ph 22820 M kg Hgh -126- Congratulations to the Graduates ot 1946A llll llll lll llll lll llllil ,. - l I n ll l ll :lil l ln' -i nn lll'llllI Ill lllu llll Ill n l ELKS TEMPLE N t fall permanent bleachers will extend the full length of the f ld Plate Glass -:- F rniture Tops TRI-CITY Glass and Paint Store Auto Glass Installed Wall Paper - Mirrors - Paint Phone 52 7-52 7 IVE IllflIW'lfIl 103 W. Broadway Muskegon Heights -127- Good food for Good lleillth ll li Nl 0 S C A f If Dluskegolvs finest This year the Seniors undertook to sell 1600 of The Oaks. Did they? Conlplilnents o f SEARS Iklllflllllfli 84 C0. 554 WV. Wlfestern Ave. Muskegon, Nlichigiln -128- liahn Drug Store "l'ills and l'hings" 7fze Sfcwe Zfze flfcwqe bi zqmadfi from I'll0lle 52-245 Those Senior Rings really made ct big hit with everybody. clidn't they? Greater Muskegon's Most Popular Restaurant Good food Is Good llealth Correct Time By Western Union and Scores ot Latest S p o r t s By Ticker-Service CALL US 25-905 or 32-435 ihe Broadway lunch JAMES COSCARELLI, PROPBIETOR OLDEST RESTAURANT ON BROADWAY -129- uskego H ght 1 t to Benton H bor in th R g 1 gcmqmiprfajicam Za Glam of 1941 6 YOUR GAS COMPANY Compliments of Hob by's Heights Radio Shop 15 Years a Leader in Service 1234 Peck Street Muskegon Heights, Michigan Ph 32-209 -130- 1946 CLOETINGH RADIO SHOP EXPERT RADIO SERVICE P h o n e Z 2 - 8 6 6 Philco Radio and Refrigerators Motorola Home and Car Radios Admiral Radio and Phonographs Washers - Ironers and Small Appliances 840 Pine Street Muskegon, Michigan H ll cl won the Kazoo Regionals by upsetting favored Benton Harbor, 36 t 31 Congratulations to the Class oi l9-4-6 Age M WZ Make Yours one of Service and Good Will to your fellow citizen Una gel!! Wbkei QM Qcww Szfrccmgf HARVEY I. NEDEAU REALTOR Phone 23 - 407 leiferson at Webster -131- Compliments ot Radium Studio FINE PORTRAITS Phone 245.252 367 W. Western Avenue The Student Council this year went into high gear and stayed there Um .Smcme Qmqzal Za Zire Ulm of X946 You'll find Nationally Famous Brands in Suits, Sportswear, Shirts, Dresses, Ties, Hats, and Bathing Accessories, in our complete col- lections oi Wear. GROSSMAN'S Thea lity Store That: -132- D Friendly pause R E E L F 'Y C S I H O I U IOYVLED UNDER AUYNOKITV OF THE COCA-COlA COMPANY BY N COCA - COLA BOTTLING CO. OF MUSKEGON S G "The Pin Whir1". G. R. Dance, was held at school on April 12, 1946. POLLY ANN IOHN'S PASTE-Y SHG? SUPER SERVICE Broadway cmd Sixth Streets line Speuhzlzze in BREAD - ROLLS - CAKES AND PASTRY fill! Like Home Mule "Best in TOWN' MUSKEGGN HEIGHTS RECQRD Phone 22276 "rl Ne141uIfv.zf1w' Dezvflm' In 529 Peck Street Muskegon Heights C,,,,,,,,,,,,j,v1. p,.0kg,,-cm" I 1 I -133- I R E Puhalski's Food Market Joe Puhalski f X . E! , 44 , f Growing with Muskegon I-Ieighls 131 Compliments of KANITZ DRY CLEANERS Gall 5-704 and .ibelzaew Swwce Paul Hulka, Council President and ace athlete, was called to service in l946 l R. F. GEORGE STORAGE fs VAN BEST CQMPANY Phone 32-472 WISHES 1208 Peck Street Muskegon Heights FRGM ff letce 5 - R Manning, M gxwell ci ix i n Moore, lnc. l -'fiw rvv g f:-5 11, xfv'f+ffA ":" Muskegon, MiCni3'C1'1 -l35- Board of T ducafiolz PRESIDENT A WORD OF APPRECIATION We graduating seniors believe it to be our duty to prove to the Board of Education and our superintendent, Mr. W. R. Booker, that We have benefited by their efforts on our behalf. We certainly hope that we shall be able to make ourselves worthy of the time and money which has been spent upon us. We sincerely appreciate - although it may not seem so, perhaps - all of the hard work which these public-spirited men have done to further our education. We therefore take this opportunity to thank them publicly, and to say "thanks" and "good-by". C. N. Damm VICE-PRESIDENT SECRETARY TREASURER t S H. F. Reid H. S. Elliott Lawrence Carl CENTRIEUGAL CASTING COMPANY Producers of Controlled Ouality Cylinder Sleeves C,z.rfN1g,r in ,z Fnlly zllevlnzzzized P11111 Mexican Magic" was the name of CLARICS BODY SI-IOP Auto Collision Radiator Repairing Frame and Axle Work Phone 32-45I Airline at Peck St. Muskegon I-Ieights OLIVE MAE BEAUTY SALON MACK PALONY'S BARBER SI-IOP Strand Building Phone 32-U34 DAVIS WELDING CO. Certified Cowplele llrflcljfllg Serrire l3U5 Leahy St. Phone 32-409 a popular dance sponsored by Spanish Club May Success Be with You the Graduates ot l946 NORDSTROM DAIRY Hoyt and Broadway Phone 32-U55 Automatic Stolcers REID-GRAPP COMPANY Plurnbing, I-Ieating Ventilating l4l7 Peck Street Phone 32fU2l COLUMBIA STUDIO Photographs ot Distinction 206 West Western City ' -136- 1 Venetian Blinds Draperies R. I. QUIGLEY 1039 Peck Street Phone 32-425 Carpets Shades Compliments of the AMERICAN COIL SPRING COMPANY Mistletoe Mischief", sponsored by Congratulations? to The Class of 1946 from "Your Friends" at the PATTERSON PRESS e Booster Club, was a dreamy affair Best Wishes from MORTON MANUFACTURING COMPANY Draw-Cut Machine Tools Einished Machine Keys SI-IUGARS "GG" SERVICE I-Ioyt and Broadway Lubrication, Washing, Greasing MUSKEGON TOOL AND DIE COMPANY -137- BUDD'S IEWELERS - CPTICIANS 'lThe Store Confidence Built" 227 Western Ave. Zeke's STANDARD SERVICE ,, . . . ,, Serz'11'e Il'lfZ7 11 5112119 Corner Peck and Summit Muskegon Heights Phone 328-275 WHITTINGTON'S BARBER SHGP 1314 Sanford Street - Heights - Coach Larry Schaude's Basketball Seconds set a fine record in 1945-46 Compliments of FRANK STARIHA REALTOR Gwwnzf I11.f1n'1z111'e Phone 325-375 65 W. Broadway Muskegon Heights Compliments ot HUGHES LADIES' READY-TO-WEAR 231 11Vest 'Western BAILEY SUPER MARKET SELE-SERVE 1 1 C,.I,Il,7 ,wtf C.7I'l'Y1 GRCCERIES AND MEATS 273 E. Broadway Rhone 33-Q3-l ROGERS IEWELRY CC "The Big -lcfllffl'-1 Sfffiki-1 on the :tier of 'Western at Terrace CCSKEGON S DIAMCDND CENTER C. B. DAWES 6: SON 5,15 ll Uniflv Flmz'er.f The RGXGH Store Member of Florist Telegraph Assosidii a Phone 22-U05 STORE Phone 25-937 W' Peck Street - Shermcin Blvd. Phone 23-682 Muskegon l-leights, Michigon 547 Peck Street Muskegon Heights, Mich. More than 5.000 students attended school dances during 1945-46. HACKLEY UNION NATIONAL BANK Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation OFFERS MANY SERVICES Checking Accounts for Everybody Trust Department Saving Accounts Real Estate Loans Safe Deposit Vaults Commercial Loans Money Orders Personal Loans Automobile Financing Travelers Checks Western at First Broadway near Peck Muskegon Muskegon Heights -l39- MURN BROS. GARAGE Complete Motor Rebuilding Motor Tune-up Expert Body Work 1311 Peck St. Phone 32-327 Muskegon Heights, Mich. CARL'S COMPLETE FOOD STORE New Bakery Department Frozen Food Department Complete Dairy Department Ouality Meat Department Modern Grocery Department Unexcelled Produce Department 55 YEARS OF SERVlCE PECK AT BHoADwAY "Keep Off the Grass" is the new spring and summer Victory Yell. FRANK'S like the high school trade and stock the kind ot clothing high school students like - FRANK'S 201 West Western Avenue Compliments of HEIGHTS NEWS AND SODA BAR CFormerly Nessensl Strand Building NEXT TO STRAND THEATER A11 The Latest Records and Albums Sheet Music Song Folios Teaching Books Musical Needs ot All Kinds BEERMAN'S Music HoUsE 884 First 1'First in Music' 1 FRANCIS IIROCI-I CO. WHOLESALE Cigars, Candy, Tobacco Fountain Supplies 248 Market St. Sinc 1866 9 House Trailers and Cars BOUGHT AND SOLD GEORGE'S AUTO SALES Phone 23-2l9 Congratulations GRADUATES With Compliments C. THOMAS STORES, INC 22 E. Broadway Muskegon Heights, Michigan 55 E, Clay Corner of Cedar The A Cappella Choir really outdid itself at the annual Christmas concert RICHARDS NOVAICS MEAT MARKET PLUMBING AND EURNACE . Qlltlfff-1 .zl Lou Cntr! One of our Plumbing and Furnace Repair Trucks is in your neighborhood every' day. Opposite Court House 954 Pine Street Phone 254846 PATTERSON'S GROCERY AND MARKET Quality Service l53f Seventh Streei Phone 32-345 25 East Broadway, Heights Phone 32-3l2 Len. Novak, Prop. L. C. MUNROE Coal and Coke BUILDING MATERIALS Phone 22786 ood and Nims Muskegon PORT CITY CANDY ci TOBACCO COMPANY Wholesale Distributors Cigarettes - Cigars Tobaccos - Paper Products Drug Sundries Smokers' Articles Fountain Supplies - Candy Muskegon Heights, Michigan l3l2 Maftett Street Phone 328-278 Compliments ot VISTA GRILL THE CLARK BOOT SHOP Michigan Theatre Building 4ll W. Western Ave. Muskegon Lt. Col. Norman D. Vaughan returned to direct the Veterans Institute. "The Best Food Values in Town" BLUHM BROS. IDEAL SUPER MARKET SW Mia time ,-,f lI".z'i "self swf" 7-9 W. Broadway Next to Ht-ickiey Union Bank MUSKEGON SCREW WORKS, INC. Makers ot Better AUTOMATIC SCREW MACHINE PRODUCTS Best Wishes 'Ne Alumni of MI-l.H.S. Congratulate The Graduates of l946 I-IARWOOD-NELSON Occidental Building I-IELEN'S BAKERY We Specialize in Birthday and Wedding Cakes IOI7 Peck Street Phone 323-456 Ouality Plumbing and Heating RUITER BROS. 1323 Marten street Phone 32-242 Mattett and Airline Road Muskegon Heights Compliments ot STEENHAGENS EOOD MARKET Ouality Service Store GROCERIES AND MEATS Phone 32-O5l l3l E. Summit Ave. Go To HANSEN'S DAIRY BAR for Finest Assortment of Ice Cream Specialties in Muskegon Heights LOCATIONS AT lO25 Peck Street Corner of US, l6 and US, Sl Eruitport, Michigan Forty-seven boys from this school gave their lives in World Wai' II. ENGLEWOOD MARKET 1493 Palmer Ave. Muskegon, Mich. HOSTESS HAMBURGS Where Courtesy Dwells and Service Excells 24-Hmm' D.11f,1' Serzwe 226 W. Clay Phone 27-U05 S. CSC S. MARKET Groceries and Meats Corner leiferson and Amsterdam PETERSON COAL CO. Kentuck Blue Gem Coal Phone 32-274 Atter the Games "REMEMBER" EDD1E'S CAFE 159 W. Broadway Muskegon Heights, Michigan Compliments of DION SERVICE STATION Compliments of EM1L'S FOOD MARKET' A Quality Service Store Quality - Service - Courtesy Is Our Motto SIXTH AND BROADWAY Muskegon Heights Phone 35-497 Phone 32-041 100 E. Hovey Ave. Do you remember what Sant ct brou qht you in The Acorn at Christmas? PIKE ELECTRIC Re-Upholggggghg Repairing Moron REPAIR srior Q Specializing in Rewinding Motors Generators and Armatures Phone 32-355 1021 Peck Street Muskegon Heights, Mich. UPHOLSTERING CO. 531 Peck Street, Heights Phone 23-400 get it from FRITZ the ciruggist VOSS HARDWARE SPORTING GOODS PAINTS - GLASS Muskegon Heights, Michigan 543 P eck Street Teiephone 25-450 -144- THE PCRT CITY EXTENDS GREETINGS TO STUDENTS AND GRADUATES OF MUSKEGON HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOCIL Philip Lathrop, President Thomas Cowles, Vice Pres. Arthur Mills, Trustee Florence Iacobs, Trustee V. V. Marks, Trustee Chas. Bowers, Rec. Sec. Beryl Garcia, Fin. Sec. Harry Gaul, Treasurer Iohn Dolchi, Sgt. at Arms Sigue Mierendorf, Guide SERVING 24-,OOO C.I.O. MEMBERS IN WESTERN MICHIGAN -145- if 'lr ir 'lr ir William B. Booker, Superintendent i l Ora V. Cobb Bernard E. Cook Donald B. Hildebrandt lflf FIJIIIEIHIQI. llliilllf Little Tigers vs. Little Reds used to precede the main game each fall. Compliments to the Class of I946 from CURTIS-FERRELL CCMPANY L. C. Smith CS Corona Typewriters 408 W. Western Avenue Phone 22-806 QUALITY ALUMINUM CASTING CCIVIPANY Producers of NON-FERROUS METAL CASTINGS Compliments of ECONOMY HARDWARE Quality Hardware at Moderate Prices 1315 Peck St. Phone 32-273 Sealed Po wer Corporation Muskegon Heights, Michigan 'N - . 'X g semen Powsn iini i ' vision - in "i' R SNES -147- A f7f6IZ.l'.1IIl livhzve lo Jbop BCELKIN S' SUPER MARKET "Let Dr, Pepper Pep Your Parties" Bottled by the DR. PEPPER BOTTLING CC. ot Muskegon BETTER QUALITY 1660 seventh si, Phone 22-490 MEATS W PRUITS 21714146 A nlrs v n, TO EAT VEGETABLES GRCDCERIES lu M E It 2 ,.,II E - 4 8Ul Motfett Corner Barney ' ' W Jean Miles was the local Bond Queen during the Sales Contest with Muskegon Compliments to the Closs of l946 from I-IOSLER'S BUDGET SI-IOP 'IA Little Bit Out of the Woty, But lt'll Poly You to Wolk" Compliments of CHINESE GARDENS CHINESE AND AMERICAN FOCDDS Wm. Chon, Proprietor -148- FISCHER COAL CO. 1957 Commerce St. Opposite Inter-State System DIAL 22-965 If your clothes are not becoming to you they should be coming to us CALL BAXTER LAUNDERERS AND DRY CLEANERS PHONE 22-672 Compliments of STOKOL STOKERS C H U B B ' S MARTIN COAL CO. Housewares-Gitts-Toys Novelties Dependable Fuels Sporting Goods Home Insulation Appliances 941 TERRACE STREET Service Phone 32-026 The only year we had co-valedictorians was 1942: Lillian Scott-Art LeRo I. S. ANDERSON PACKING COMPANY Quality Meats U. LAKESHORE MACHINERY 6: SUPPLY COMPANY MACHINERY MILL SUPPLIES CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT 400 W. Laketon Avenue MUSKEGON, MICHIGAN Phone 26-655 ALITCDGRAPHS -150- CONGRATUATIONS TO A SILVER ANNIVERSARY GRADUATING CLASS TERRY'S '34 Name We Jfcefye QM Wall fgememdf-ea" No one got wet when the Seniors presented the "Umbrella Serenade." PRESCRIPTIONS FRANK LOCKAGE'S BRUNDAGE CUT RATE DRUG STORE DRUGS THE MEN AND YOUNG MEN'S SHOPPING CENTER IN MUSKEGON HEIGHTS Next to the Post Office Phone 34-309 1238 Peck Street Fountain Lunches Corner Peck and Broadway Muskegon Heights Phone 32-444 F R E D R I C K S LUMBER COMPANY Behind the city Hall Muskegon Heights, Michigan Phone 32-119 AUTOGRAPHS -152- 7-YUTOGRZXPHS +153- KUTQGRKPHS -154- Browne - Morse mf.--'mg ,A - f "-,silty t ,-f ,Iggy-uk,-mi 1' 1 :J-I it if .r.2:,f " -9- 17" 'e1T'2'2-an , ' qgrgi fl? we -,-':'gi,:.i-1:43 if' L , ,. , .,.,,V, ,,,V 'f " :st -an 1.41. . i lf 'af' liz: . . W-ew::m?f,:,i' 1-fry' v F 'ff ' 5' 1 . 1. , .mr W '1:-'fvgiwi--ia... a ny ' ""'f4l3' '5'35'i'L5Qfw.'1I , , ?1':ie55 iii? I-5: -Virzlfrf, 1 YQ.-:'!1M1T"5Y7H ' -211' , .:v,5Li'r nixeff '."',Qtg"" ' k qf'f .fg,e,e,-awash, . L QE? i , Ei , ' Y ' 1 Manufacturers of Steel and Wood Office Equipment and Filing Supplies for 39 years Camera Club and Spanish Club made their appearance during 1945-46 Compliments of NATIONAL SHOE SERVICE A IVI E R I C A N B A R B E C U E Hat Cleaning A Shoe Shining GOOD PLACE TO EAT 1118 Third Street Airline and Columbia Muskegon, Michigan -155- weizfy-jqffk mziversary C. F. BOLT Iune, 1948, marks the conclusion of twenty-five years of instruction in this high school. Built in 1921 and "opened for business" in the fall of that year, Muskegon Heights High school has been "home" to thousands of students. Concurrently, this Iune marks the twenty-fifth year for Principal C. F. Bolt, our faithful and energetic leader here for the last quarter century. There are only three others of the faculty, now on active duty, who were here with Mr. Bolt when Mr. Peterman M M5 l A Mr. Koehn the building opened in 1921. They are: Calvin F. Koehn, printing instructor: Roy A. Peterman, head of the commercial de- partment and Oaks subscription advisor: and Miss Iulia A. Royse, public speaking instructor and dramatics coach. We Seniors salute these four "pio- neers" who have lightened our loads and blazed a trail which should not be too difficult for us to follow. We sincerely offer them our lifelong gratitude and re- spect on this, the Silver Anniversary, of our school. RLITOGR7-KPHS -156- PARMELEE Your CREDIT IEWELER Watches diamonds and jewelry ENTERPRISE BRASS WORKS Manufacturers oi PLUMBERS BRASS GOODS BRASS BRONZE and ALUMINUM CASTINGS Muskegon, Mich. The Tigers won the State and Cont erence Championships in 1945 in football Compliments of PEERLESS PLATING WORKS Phone 38-470 2554 S. Getty THE COMMERCIAL PRESS Claude Mederna, Proprietor "MASTER PRINTERS" Phone 264-244 l936 Peck Street Muskegon, Mich. Bob Alexander Ed. Bleich Compliments of A. G B. WELDING CO. All Types of Arc and Gas Welding and Cutting IUUS Getty Between Sherman and Hume Telephone 38-370 Muskegon, Mich. I-IUBERT I-I. SMITH MEAT PACKERS -l57- OUR BEST WISHES FOR SUCCESS TO THE CLASS OF 1948 K R A U S E ' S MEN'S AND BOYS' WEAR SHOES FOR EVERY ONE 37-45 E. Broadway Muskegon Hts. HALL ELECTRIC COMPANY Everything Electrical construction appliances repair STEWART-WARNER REFRIGERATORS and RANGES stone-wall defense kept the Muskegon-Muskegon Heights score 0 to 0 in 1938 L I N D I.. A N D FUEL AND PAINT EDWARDS COMPANY LUMBER Pittsburgh Paints Coal and Fuel Oil COMPANY "THE BEST FOR LESS" IUNIOR HIGH THE BARBER SHOP--- CAMERA SHOP Incorporated - - - BEAUTY SHOP Mr. and Mrs. I. Carrier Phone 32-320 1043 Peck Street Muskegon Heights PHOTO FINISHING PHOTO SUPPLIES PORTRAITS Muskegon Heights, Michigan Across from the Post Office DENDRINOS ci SONS MAKE THOSE D E L I C I O U S SUNRISE PIES MUSKEGON PRINT S I-I O P C0111 plefe Prizzrizzg Serrife Wedding Invitations ancl Announcements Our Specialty Western at Third Opp. Michigan Theatre Telephone 23-l23 Earl Carroll chose Paula Raulin, Oaks editor. '42, best looking at U. of Wisc Compliments of MERIT SI-IOE SHOP WM' D' HARDY fi COMPANY Shoes for the Entire Family Corner of Eirst at Clay "favorite fashions" 0 for Iuniors 0 for Teens 0 for Misses 300 W. 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CHURCHILL, B. sc. , Central Michigan College of , . -'-. Education If Music: Band, Orchestra, Choir, A Glee Club MISS VERA CUMMINGS. A.B., M.A. Northwestern University Mathematics MISS SHERLEY I. DALTON, B. Sc. Central Michigan College of Education University of Michigan Commercial Law, Typing WILLIAM H. DINGLER Life Certificate Western Michigan College of Education Woodwork and Mechanical Drawing MISS EVELYN FONDELL, B. Sc. University of Minnesota Gregg College Commercial Subjects -13- lf 194 acuffy A gg, 3 if ,M X rf gs? ,E 1 f QQ,,.. gr. X, Wi- M . EUGENE W. GILLASPY, A.B. Western Michigan College of Education Speech and Social Studies MISS PAULA HUBSCHER, B. Sc. Central Michigan College Columbia University Art OSCAR E. IOHNSON, A.B. Western Michigan College of Education American Govemment Athletic Director MRS. RUTH KILE, A.B., M.A. Adrian College University of Michigan French, Spanish, and English C. F. KOEHN Western Michigan College of Education United Typothetae School of Printing HERMAN A. KRUIZENGA, A.B., M.A Hope College University of Michigan Latin and History MISS FLORENCE M. KURTZ. B. Sc. University of Chicago Mathematics DAVID R. MCKENZIE, A.B. Central Michigan College of Education History ..14... MISS RUTH MADISON, B. Sc. The Stout Institute Foods and Cafeteria MISS MINA MORRIS, B.S., M.A. Iowa State College University of Nebraska Clothing W. E. MURRAY, A.B., M.A. University of Michigan English and Iournalism ELMER OIALA, B. Sc. Western Michigan College of Education Industrial Arts ROY A. PETERMAN. B. Sc., A.B. Westem Michigan College of Education Commercial DORMAN POST, B. Sc., B.A., M.S. Western Michigan College of Education Northwestern University Biology MISS ELSIE PURCHASE. B. Sc. Michigan State Normal College Librarian R. L. RAKESTRAW, A.B. DePauw University Chemistry and Physics -15- acuffy 1946 Ev r 1 L x 1946 C-Zzculfy 1 FN '13vf1:'f""'Kf- ---- - 5?-'ir ' 'nffht' . 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It all began when we were Sophomores and held b" ' P our first dance, "The Pastel Prom". As Iuniors, we gave l the dances, "Moonlight Melodies" and "Iunior Iubilee": C: wt Craymer YW the Iunior Play, "Growing Pains", then the fun-filled Iunior picnic, and lastly, the prom, "Anchors Aweigh", in honor of the Seniors. "Tomorrow Heaven", our Senior Play, started us off on our last year. All too suddenly came the picnic, the tea, and the final furious week. We cried a little at Baccalaureate, enjoyed the breakfast, raised the roof on Class Day, and then . . . Graduate Night. With swelled hearts we received our treasured diplomas. We came to realize at these never-to-be-forgotten cere- monies that this was perhaps the last time we would all be together . . . our prom would be the very end. These have been our years, our school, and we are proud and happy to be graduated from Muskegon Heights High. We now say farewell, everybody, and thank you for everything. CLASS ADVISORS 'Ga- . .W Mx. McKenzie Miss Fondell Mr. Dingler ..18- Glam of 194 erziors Victor Gerald Baciulis, College Neatness is admired by all. Reserve Basketball 1. Z. Eugene Leonard Keller, General Life isn't all work, but cr good part of it is. In the Armed Service. Ioseph Robert German, College In the Armed Service. Darrell Orr Leatherman, General Everybody's pal. In the Armed Service Donald Frank Swiftney, General Don't Worry me with Women! Richard Wells Lewis, General In the Armed Service. Arthur Carl Medbury, General School is great for others. William A. Hoppus, General Get what you can, and what you get, hold. In the Armed Service. .. 19 - A man who can bottle up his wrath is a corker. 'W' U miors Glam of 1946 - ' ,.-N xy- 1'5" Mabel A. Aldrich, General Love can't well be hidden. Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. Cecil Arvid Alexander, General A good character is above riches. Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Stat! 4. Philip Charles Ammond, General That I'm a man I'll have you know, Even though I have some space to grow. Intramural Sports 2, 3: Band 1, 2, 3. Frances Antisdale, College Always happy, always gay, she's a good sport, we all say. Intramural Sports 1, 2: Oratory 2: Booster 4: French 3, 4: Acom Staff 4: Council Representative 4. Marjorie Aileen Bakker, Commercial A twinkle in her eye bespeaks a fun-lovinq soul. Camera Club 4. Magdalene Bar, College There'll come a day! French Club 1. lack Alva Barding, General Tell it to the marines: the sailors won't believe it. Reserve Football 1: Band 1, 2: Glee Club 1: Mixed Chorus 1: Selective Chorus 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 1. Donald Lewis Bartels, General I'm a quiet fellow, sometimes! Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Reserve Basketball 2: Intramural Sports 1. ..20.. 3 We Nia it 3,5 . - . .. ' ' '. 9 X N "xo-. GQLSS of 1946 EIZLOVS '.vr.v Q ,,. , .,.. -'., C 'arg Hubert Marcus Bauman, General Always happy, no matter where he is. Band 1, 2. Ernest Warren Beattie, General A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men. Varsity Basketball 3. 4: Reserve Basketball 1, 2: Tennis 1, 4: Base- ball 3: Hi-Y Club 1. Richard Glen Beauleaux, General I feel relieved at last: For my Work days are past. Band 1, 2: Selective Chorus l, 2. 3: Music Festival l. 2, 3: Council Representative l. Phyllis F. Bigsby, Collegegg jbii Did someone say study? Oh, wel. 'Q' Glee Club 1: Mixed Chorus 2: Declamation Z: Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3: French Club 3. Ardis Ieannine Blohm, College A steady worker, a quiet one, sticking to work that must be done. French Club 3: Iunior Arbor Girl 3: Council Representative 4. William Iames Boelkins, College I stand on the brink of a great career. Will someone push me off? Intramural Sports 1: Band 1, 2, 3: Glee Club 1: Extemporaneous 3: Senior Play 4: Hi-Y l, 2, 3, 4. Lawrence Ralph Boone, College A man of deeds, not words. Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Reserve Basketball 2: Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4: A Cappella Choir 4: Class President 3: Class Treasurer 2: Oaks Staff 2, 3: Council Representative 1. 2. Clif f Margaret' Ann Broadbent, College Her friends, there are many-her foes, are there any? Orchestra 2. 3: Girl Reserves 2, 3, 4: Booster Club 3, 4: Iunior Arbor Girl 3: Council Representative 3. -21- emors Ula 0 1946 Margie Eileen Brown, General Sometimes glad, sometimes sad, sometimes mischievious, but never bad. Acom Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. Robert Daniel Brown, General Iust think, my high school days are o'erl Acom Staff 4. Mary Louise Buitendorp, College Neat, not gaudy, kind and wise is she. Orchestra 1, 2: A Cappella Choir Z, 3, 4: Music Festival 3 4 Concerts l, Z, 3, 4: Camera Club 4: Library Club 1, 2, Girl Re serves l, 2. 3: Christmas Play 4. Lowell M. Bush, General A king of men am I. Mixed Chorus 2: A Cappella Choir 2, 3. 4: Concerts 2, 3, 4 Senior Play 4. Margaret Ann Campsmith, College Oh! Boys! The times I've seen! Declamation 3: Iunior Play 3: Senior Play 4: Class Secretary Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Stall 4. Donald Edwin Carlson, General Speak little: do much. Acorn Staff 4. 'Xxx Beverly R. Casadonte, General All the world loves wit. Intramural Sports 1, Z. 3, 4: Debate 4: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4 Style Show 2, 4. Bertha Chalko, College I have taken my fun where I've found it. Intramural 1, 2, 4: Booster Club 3, 4: French Club 3, 4 Iumor Arbor Girl 3. -. 22 .. Glass of 1946 efziors Lois LaVerne Charland, College A woman only keeps one secret, what she does not know herself. Intramural Sports 1, 2: Band 1, 2: Oratory Z: Declamation 3: Library Club 2. Dorothy Ann Chesney, General Alike-but oh how different! Intramural Sports 1: Acorn Staff 4. Doris Marie Cincush, Commercial There's a little bit of bad in every good little girl. Mary Frances Clayton, College A smile will chase away the blues. serves 2, 3, 4: Girl Scouts Z, 3: Acom Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. Esther Mae Connell, General I have a shadow that goes in and out with me. Donna lean Cook, General This world belongs to the energetic! Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3. 4: Athletic Board 4: Band 2, 3. 47 Con certs 2, 3: Council Representative 4. Ramona Iune Cooper, College She puts her troubles in a box and sits on the lid. Delore Percy Crane, College Contentment is natural wealth. -23- Tennis 2: Intramural Sports 1, Z, 3, 4: Glee Club 1, 2: Girl Re- :Q "Wt, f an X erziors Q. Mraz, N - :X P X9 ' -rift ,, . .g3?,f, ' l , 'Y--, 5 , I yr.--2: ,I Q :X if V"'Q 'X if A ,gl-3213. v it 'Q 5 N 5,-Q f -H .aw Mffj Gldff 0 1 6 , 1 , J ,M f 1! 1 I Mary Lou Craner, College There is always room for beauty. Intramural Sports 1: Glee Club 2: Council Representative l. Austin George Craymer Ir., College A good sport on all occasions. Reserve Football 2: Reserve Basketball Z: Track Z: Baseball 4: Iunior Play 3: Camera Club 4: Hi-Y Club 4: Class President 4: Class Vice-President 2: Class Treasurer 3: Student Council Officer l, 2, 3, 4: Student Council Vice-President 3. gg A. Iack Crouch, General Great things are done when men and mountains meet. Donald Edward Dahlquist, College He has two speeds, stop and go. Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 2, 3: Track 4. Owen Keith Daniels, College Books think for me. Track 4: Golf 4. Mary G. Demitropoulos, College The Greeks had a word for it. Debate 4: Oratory 2: Declamation 3, 4: Iunior Play 3: Senior Play 4: French Club 3, 4: Class Treasurer 4: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Stall 4: D.A.R. Award 4: Associate Editor of Oaks 4: WKBZ Broadcast 4. Anna Elizabeth Demos, College Flashing bright eyes and a winsome manner. Glee Club 1: Mixed Chorus 2: A Cappella Choir 2, 3. 4: Music Festival 3, 4: Concerts 2, 3, 4: Camera Club 4: Acom Stall 4: Oaks Staff 4: Style Show 4. Athens Rose Dendrinos, College Tall, dark, and mysterious. Intramural Sports l, 2: Glee Club l: Mixed Chorus 2: Oratory 2: Iunior Play 3: Girl Reserves l, Z, 3, 4: Acom Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Council Representative 4: Style Show 2: Advertising Staff 4: WKBZ Broadcast 4. -24- Ang, i 9. 4 5 Glass 0 19 6 eniors Catherine Alberta Dimond, General It is not good that man be alone. Band 1: Glee Club 3. Delmer Malcolm Doctor, General Why should the Devil have all good tunes? Band 1, 2, 3, 4: A Cappella Choir 3, 4: Concerts 1, 2, 3, 4. Iames Henry Dodson, General I rise and shine. Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Reserve Basketball 2 3, 4: All-State Football 4: All-Conference Football 4: Band 2, 3, Concerts 2, 3: Class Sgt-at-arms Z, 3: Student Council Sgt-at-arms 2 Robert Gene Doll, College The thorough man is the successful one. Tennisl3, 4: Intramural 2, 3, 4: Iunior Play 4: Council Repre- sentative 4. Melvin Doremire, General A better friend is hard to find. Reserve Basketball 2. 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Shirley LaVon Falony, General A live wire never gets stepped on! -F .PFSEHD Glee Club 1: Girl Reserves Z. 3. Gloria Mary Fekete, Commercial Whatever else you are in life-be agreeable. Glee Club 1. 2: Girl Reserves 4: Iunior Arbor Girl 3. Lois Irene Ferris, General Be silent and safe: silence never betrays you. , . Acorn str-1ff4: oaks 4. ' ' "A ' Paul William Filka, College All men crave excitement, and I am a man. W M Edward T. Fitch, College There are many links in his chain of friendship. ' Orchestra 1. 2, 3: Band 4: Music Festival 4: Camera Club 4. W Alan Carl Fletcher, General I'm living while I can. : Band 1, 2. a, 4. X Glass of 1946 elziors x f Beverly lean Fowler, General I agree with no man's opinion: I have some of my own. Glee Club 1, 2: Mixed Chorus 1, 2: Art 3. 4: Acom Staff 3. Oaks Staff 4. Ioseph Gabriel, College The better the day, the better the deed. Track 4. Vivian Ann Garman, College True to her work, her words, and her friends. Mixed Chorus l: Music Festival 1: Library Club 2, 3: Girl Re serves 2: French Club 3, 4: Council Representative 4. Marshall Duane Garvey, College What is done wisely is done well. August Richard Ghezzi, General A man among men, but mostly among women! Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football Z: Baseball Z, 3, 4: All- State Football 4: All-Conference Football 4. Ioseph Basil Gingras, College The world knows nothing of its great men. Iunior Play 3: Class Vice-President 1: Council Representative 1. Barbara lean Gramrnel, College Ready to Work, ready to play, ready to help whom- ever she may. Mixed Chorus 1, 2: A Cappella Choir 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 3: Concerts 2, 3, 4: Declamation 2. 3: Iunior Play 3: Senior Play 4: Girl Reserves l: Acorn Staff 4: Council Representative Z. Alice Ida Groeneveld, College To be gentle is the test of a lady. Glee Club 3: Mixed Chorus 3: Library Club l, Z, 3. ..2'7.. Ft 4 .4 R 6 it 3 ,mmf .,-ass, isis. , V rw Y I i' , x '29 eniors Gfass of 1946 Dorr Wayne Grover, College Ferocious in football, and a good fellow always. Varsit Fotball 3 4: Reserve Football l 2' Varsit Basketball Z Y 1 . . Y 4 3. 4: Reserve Basketball 1. 2: Athletic Board 4: Council Repre- sentative 4. George Robert Gzym, General Reliability leads to the success of men. Delores Irene Hagen, General She makes friends by being one. Glee Club 2, 3. Richard Orville Hagen, General Always a good fellow: a friend worth having. Varsity Football 3. 4: Reserve Football 2: Baseball 2, 3, 4: Council Representative 4. Harriet Ruth Hague, College Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well. Glee Club 1: Debate 2: Oratory 3: Declamation 2: Junior Play 3: Girl Reserves 2, 3, 4: Iunior Arbor Girl 3: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Dramatics 3, Oaks Co-editor 4. Mary Eleanor Hamstra, Commercial She makes the most of her opportunities. Intramural Sports 1: Glee Club 1. Elnora Marie Hancock, General Flirtation-attention without intention. Girl Reserves 1, 4. Mary O'Neil Harris, College The world's a stage on which all parts are played. Intramural Sports 1. ....28- Glass of 1946 elziors Catherine Frances Hartman, Commercial She is as good as she is fair. Ioann Helman, General A real friend, loyal and sincere. Declamation 3: Library 2, 3: Art Club 2: French Club 4. Rosemary Dorothy Helman, College A winning way, a friendly smile, in all, a girl who is worth While. Intramural Sports 2: Glee Club 1: Music Festival 1: Camera Club 4: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. Catherine Mane Hendrick, College Her way is a cheery one. Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3, 4: Band 1, 2, 3, 4: Glee Club 1, 2: Mixed Chorus 1, Z: A Capella 3, 4: Music Festival 3, 4: Concerts l, 2, 3, 4: Declamation 3, 4: Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4: Booster Club 3, 4: French 3, 4. Eugene Francis Hilliard, College You can't keep a good man down. Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: All-State Football 4: All-Conference Football 4. Maxine Pearl Hogston, College Ever laughing. talking, smiling, many happy hours beguiling. Intramural Sports 1: Glee Club 1: Girl Scouts 1, 2, 3: French Club 3 4. Elizabeth Hornyak, Commercial Nothing 1S impossible to a willing heart. Allesha Katherine Hradsky, General Her hair is not more sunny than her heart. Intramural Sports 1. au!"-f A Uk- nu l'f erziors H655 of Paul Edward Hulka, College Your life is what you make it. Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Reserve Basketball 3, 4: Athletic Board 3, 4: Student Council President 4: Christmas Page- ant 2: Council Representative 1, Z, 3. 4: All-State Football CHonor- able Mentionl 4: All-Conierence Football 4. Connie Iean Hull, General Not as quiet as she may seem. Glee Club 3: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Stall 4. George Boy Humphreys, College If silence were golden, I'd be a millionaire. 3 Doris lean Hunter, Commercial Hang sorrow! Care will kill a cat. Intramural S orts 2, 4' Glee Club 1: Iunior Pla 3' Senior Pla 4' p . Y . y . Library Club 1: Girl Reserves 1: Booster Club 3, 4: Science 1: Iunior Arbor Girl 3: Council Representative 4. Pauline May Hutchinson, General She smiles and shadows depart. Glee Club l, 2, 3: Cheer Leader 1, 2, 3. Emma H. Huth, General Time goes steady and so do I. Betty Ann Iacolos, Commercial Her smile speaks sweet pleasantness Glee Club 1: Mixed Chorus 2. Dorothy Mae Ieiiery, College What should a girl do but be meny? Glee Club 1: Girl Reserves 3, 4. .-30... Gfass of 1946 elziors Rlta Louise Iensen Commercial A pretty girl 1S like a melody Council Representative 4 Gloria Wave Iohnson General What' No boys in heaven? Then just leave me here. ,Vs Intramural Sports 1, 2: Art Club 4: Acorn Staff 4. , Q Irene Iean Iohnson, General Forever foremost in the ranks of fun. . Lawrence Alver Iohnson, College Often has he bumed the midnight oil, but not for study! Reserve Basketball 3: Tennis 2, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 4: Iunior Play 3: Senior Play 4: Camera Club 4: Library Club 1: Hi-Y Club 3. 4: Cheer Leader 3, 4: Class Vice-President 4: Council Representative l 3 Fairy Ann Ionas, Commercial She's just the quiet kind, whose nature never varies. "Y" Shirley lone Iones General Good nature radiates from her every smile. Ly? Iohn Howard Kearney, College 2 Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm ,W r Band 1. 2, 3: Concerts 1, 2, 3: IUIIIOI Pl'-'IY 3: H1-Y Club 1, 2, 3. 4- 1 ' William I ack Keedle, General QQ Tall and mystenous, unless you know what an hon est man he is. ' S35 ie , varsity Basketball 4: Baseball 3. ' - .- ,.. -.31... efziors Glass of 1946 .vw-.,.,.,, at .. -. 1 t K jg . 6' "Nag, as , :iz 4.54 Q """QQ , xi Q . me .3 1 XQ SA it 5 3035 Q x vwkliegg ,t x 4 Qggxb , X .1,.: Q X 'R :fs 'I -Q X, -six , -1 'l 'lm lsxigx . W 4563 ' Iarnes Richard Keith, College Give him a camera, and he'll click anywhere. Reserve Football 2: A Cappella Choir 2, 3, 4: Concerts Z, 3, 4, Camera Club 1: Hi-Y 1. Dolores Louise Kelly, College Small, but so is a stick of dynamite! Acorn Staff 4: Council Representative 3. Robert Iames Kiesgen, General Why hurry? My day will come. , Band 1, 2, 3, 4. x , , . i't"'X Ronald Edward Kinsman, General Have a good time while you're alive: 'cause you'll be dead a long time. vga Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Baseball 2, 3, 4: Intra- mural Sports l: All-State Football 4. Wilma Rose Kiss, cone-ge K '- I have to live up to my name, but I love it! 1, : 'X 'N Glee Club 3: Acorn staff 4: oaks staff 4: Style show 3. ' 4 V - lack Klirnp, College ' I like work! It fascinates mel I could sit and Watch it for hours. - Intramural Sports 1: Glee Club 1: Externporanious 3: Iunior Play 3: Senior Play 4: Hi-Y Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Council Representative 1. Louis Albert Kollar, couege Hold the fort! I am coming. 55 A ' Q ' ,:-x Q S Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2. l " , . f , Ioseph Iohn Koteles, College I 3 ,l'yl All great men are dying and I feel sick myself. "" ' Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Reserve Basketball 2: Track 3. 4. I I ...QQ- 67655 of Mary Ann Kotrosits, Commercial There's always time for mischief. Glee Club 1: Booster Club 1. Richard Dale Kreiieldt Ir., College Not that I love study less, but that I love fun more. Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Varsity Basketball 3: Reserve Basketball 3: Intramural Sports l: Christmas Pageant 4. Colletta lane Kropt, College A jolly girl, chuck full of fun, she's always nice to everyone. Band l: Glee Club I: Iunior Play 3: Camera Club 4: Girl Scouts 1, 2, 3: French Club 3, 4: Acorn Staff 4, Oaks Staff 4: Council Representative 3. efziors 4 V+ J X, . ji QFYLZ-wi . .DL . iii, 4' t 4' 1 5 .,, .,,, 1 me K. 4 P-Mk ,,w4w:v.w. N, M , ...f Q ww., Theodore Richard Krueger, General Y To spend too much time in study is sloth. Irene Mary Kuita, Commercial A laugh will chase away the blues. Library Club 1. Wanda Iean Kufta, General She needs no books, nor Worms, nor hooks, I There's bait enough in her bright eyes. N- Robert Stanley Kuharevicz, Commercial I Beware! I may yet do or say something sensational. Intramural Sports 1: Council Representative 4. Annabelle Kulcsar, General When in need, she s a friend indeed. eiypwjif 591' Glee Club 1: Music Festival 1: Girl Reserves 2, 3. - 33 - anion Gfass of 1946 Maxine Virginia Kulesza, College To disappoint myself, it is impossible. Intramural Sports 2: Library Club 3, 4: French Club 4. Iohn Mike Kuziak, General Silence is better than explanation. Olga Marie Lapajczyk, Commercial She masters all that she undertakes. A Cappella Choir 4: Glee Club 1, 2: Mixed Chorus 2, 3: Choir Concerts 4. Paul Edwin Larsen, College Why should life all labor be? Band 2. 3: Concerts 2: Iunior Play 3: Camera Club 4: Hi-Y 2, 3. 4: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Associate Editor of Oaks 4: Chor. Editor. Betty lane La Vanture, College An ounce of cheerfulness is worth a pound of sadness. Helen M. Leist, College She does her part with a willing heart Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3, 4, Debate 4, Declamatron 2, Library Club 2, 3, 4: Booster Club 3, 4. Edna Iean Lewis, College X' Quiet and reserved 15 she Q Intramural Sports 1: Selective Chorus 1: Girl Reserve 3, 4: Stu- N ' ggi-lift , dent Council 2. if Q.-..,-. gg Donald Francis Liddle, General ' if ... With wit and song l'll get along. at , if, et. ' Band 1, 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 2, 3. F XS: 8 L Gfass of I9 miors Evelyn Paula Lukas, Commercial The word "impossible" is not in my dictionary. Orchestra l, 2, 3: Glee Club 1, 2: Mixed Chorus 1, 2: A Cappella Choir 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 2. 3, 4: Oratory 2: Declamation 3: Iunior Arbor Girl 3: Council Representative 1, 2. Iames Arthur Mathews, General Now to become famous, and the world is mine. Varsity Basketball 3, Reserve Basketball 1, 2. Gloria Matuz, General She is ever ready to do her part. Intramural Sports 1, 2: Debate 4: Class Secretary 1: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff: Co-Editor of Oaks 4: Co-Editor of Acorn 4. Laurance M. McMahon, College Study? When the sun's shining? Glee Club 1: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. Genevieve Ruth Medema, Commercial I shall leave nothing behind me, nothing! Iumor Arbor Girl 3. Esther Mae Miner, General l'll make myself famous by my art. Glee Club 1, 2: Mixed Chorus 2, 3: A Cappella Choir 3, 4: Library Club 2: Art Club 4: Acom Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. Edith Louise Moeller, College Bait the hook well: this one will bite. Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3: Library Club 1: French Club 3, 4: Acom Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. Marcie Ann Moran, General Happylgo-lucky, fair, and free! Nothing exists that bothers me! Iumor Play 3: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. -35- w ' .- 1f1,'4w'srx::v::m:.w-was-vzffv They Unchained the World . and Freed the Thoughts of M en elziors Glass 0 3 1946 f .f f M -'ip - 'f iff - 5 .11. . .aa " - ' . 5. ' 2:2 . ' 'L ,Q -fi ' 1 -cv-: f , ,.., .Y-- W-. 5 2-Q. I ., .f 4 ci2S'? : e.Q'?j"""-1 V, .. ': rf . M . , A is '21 g,..g,fl .vm ..v 'fin-f1..q,,.: , . - . , , p gf, Q. lil: Q., -,,,... Elizabeth Lydia Musgrave, College Those who know her accept her as a friend. Band Z, 3, 4: Glee Club 1: A Cappella Choir 3, 4: Concerts 2, 3, 4: Senior Play 4: Library Club 1, Z: French Club 3. Iohn Elmer Myers, General He's a jolly fellow on roller skates. Donald Robert Nelson, College Who hath a will, hath a way. Lowell Frederick Nelson, College He is willing to be convinced, but find the fellow who can convince him. A Cappella Choir 4: Senior Play 4: Camera Club 4: Hi-Y Club 3. 4: Cheer Leader 3. 4. Michael Ioseph Nic, College A good name is better than riches. Iames Henry Nill, General It 15 not what you do, but how you do it. Oaks Stalf 4. Charles Herman Norwood, College By the work, one knows the Workman. Declamation 2: Iunior Play 3: Senior Play 4: Hi-Y 2, 3, 4: Council Representative 3, 4. U ... ... Virginia Lee Olson, College A vivacious, peppy, good humored person. Declcxmation 2: Senior Play 4: Iunior Arbor Girl 3. -35- Gfass of 1946 .seniors Velma Ruth Olson Commercial Our thoughts and our conduct are our own Norma lean ONe1l, General Why trouble my perfectly good brains over such a little matter as a man? Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. Ioyce Marcien Osborn, Commercial The future holds great promise. 1 George Roger Parmenter, College There is no royal road to learning. Margaret Bose Pastucha, Commercral Quiet but nice. Glee Club 1. Allen Iames Paulsen, College School is a good thing, but why run a good thing to death! .tan-wiv' C150 S Max Walter Paulsen, College 1 S A ' Anybody's helper. ' f' ei ., S+' f as "'i -1' Q Margaret A. Pedler, College l, gh, V y l She's the type of girl we'd like to have more of. 'A ,V ' if 1 H Iunior Play 3: Girl Reserves 1, Z, 3, 4: French Club 3: Acorn ,.."'Ai' w:93"v 1 ,Q ",, 1 Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Council Representative 4. ' , Q " 4 , . 2 t 1 -37- elziors - 11: " ' I " -:exp Q ., vm-2-I-:", v . ,- :sl 'I ":::f:."'- '511s.." 'i " '-I:-. ' ' 15' g35z1Tg:f'X: -1' 155 . " ' ,,.:3 QQEFQQXA , .f ' fi:-.,1.32:1::'.:'f'? H' , ' f ,g ' . 4 - 'ss-s.:-. V .-:.'::--.1-ee:-', ' GIELSS Edward Lawrence Petrongelli, General You've got to be a football hero to get along with the beautiful girls. Varsity Football 2, 3. 4: Baseball 2. 3, 4: All-State Football 4: All-Conference Football 4: Student Council Treasurer 2. Francis Eugene Pickel, College People have more fun than anybody. Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Stat! 4: Sports Editor tAcornl 4: Sports Editor COaksl 4: Detroit Free Press Representative 4. Betty lane Post, Commercial A sweet, attractive kind of grace. Glee Club l, 2: Library Club l. Barbara loyce Pratt, General Tranquil-in spite of everything. Douglas Owen Premo, College He looks quiet, but- Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 2: Extemporaneous 3, 4: Iunior Play 3: Senior Play 4: Spanish Club 4. Lyle Sydney Puehler, General I'm a boy today, but tomorrow-who knows? Band 1, 2. 3. 4: Concerts 2. lack Edward Putnam, College He has an eye for color, especially blondes, brunettes, and redheads. Band 1, 2, 3. 4: Music Festival 1, 2: Concerts 1, 2, 3, 4: Hi-Y 1: Council Representative 3. Shirley Mae Putney, General Take life too seriously and what is it worth? Intramural Sports l, 2: Library Club 3: Art Club 4: Acom Staff 4. of MPG SQ Glass of 1946 eizion 59 ..-all' ,,.. ,.-. fx. Irene Rajkovacz, College and Commercial There's more about me than you understand. Intramural S orts l 2 3 4' On Committee of unior Pla 3 P , . . . I y : Committee of Senior Play 4: Booster Club 3, 4: French Club 3, 4: Received M. H. Letter. Mary Oral Rayment, General Always a friend to those who know her. Intramural Sports 2, 3: Glee Club 2. Gladys Mae Reynolds, General I-Iey, little girl, is your head on fire? Acom Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. lean Richardson, Commercial A blush is beautiful, but often inconvenient. Iunior Arbor Girl. Audrey Mary Riddell, College I have a heart with room for every joy. Senior Play 4: Camera Club 3: Girl Reserves 2: Girl Scouts 3. Millicent Ann Riemersma, College What! Am I to hide my talents under a blush? Glee Club 2, 3, 4: Mixed Chorus 2: A Cappella Choir I, 2, 3, 4 Concerts 2, 3, 4: Camera Club 4: Library Club 1. Shirley Mae Roberts, General The guide of life is common sense. Vernon Mark Robinson, College A likeable fellow: he's intelligent, too. 139.- ,4-nan., '13 elziors 3'6- G!6L55 of George Oliver Rogers, College The less you learn, the less you have to remember. Reserve Football 3: Track 3, 4. Alexa Janice Rogoski, College A lady of true soul and friendship. Mixed Chorus 1, 2: A Cappella Choir 2, 3, 4: Concerts 3, 4: Declamation Z: Iunior Play 3: Girl Reserves 2: French Club 2. Donna Belle Rolison, General You know her by the noise she doesn't make. Orchestra 1, 2: A Cappella Choir 3, 4: Concerts 3, 4: Iunior Arbor Girl 3. I 1 , Q . rx Carol lean Rudd, College y R It's nice to be natural when you're naturally nice. Intramural Sports 2: Orchestra 1, 2, 3. 4: Iunior Arbor Girl 3. Sally Marie Ryan, General Never ready, always late, but she smiles, and so you wait. Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Council Representative 3. Transterred from Springfield, Ill. Raymond Iohn Sander, General Chase me girls: I'm a butterfly. Baseball 1, 2, 3, 4. Lois Ann Sanders, General My favorite book is "Litt1e Men." Intramural Sports 1: Glee Club 4: Girl Reserves l. Edward Martin Sanocki, General My idea is this: "Ever Onward!" Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 2: Baseball 3, 4: Orchestra 2: Mixed Chorus 4: Council Representative 4. -40- Q6 Glass of Harriet May Scheiern, General The fun just twinkles in her eyes. Senior Play 4: Acom Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. William Iohn Schmalzer, College Too much rest is rust. Reserve Football 2, 3: Tennis 2, 3, 4: Hi-Y 1, 2, 3. Lelah Marie Schroeder, College Cheeriulness is the soul's friendship. Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3. 4: Orchestra 1. 2, 3, 4: Glee Club 1: Mixed Chorus 2: Concerts 1, 2. 3, 4: Declamation 2: Camera Club 4: Booster 3, 4: Art Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Oaks Staff 1, 2, 3, 4: Designed Oaks Covers '45, '46. Catherine Edith Schultz, General Sometimes I just sit and think, and sometimes 1 just sit. Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. Earl Edward Schweissinger, General Thinks much: says little. Ioyce Marie Scott, Commercial She is one of the quiet kind, but a better girl is hard to find. Girl Reserves 1, 2, 3, 4: Iunior Arbor Girl 3: Student Council Secretary 4: Council Representative 1. Eleanor Iane Sell, General This young lady is very small, but those that are good aren't always tall. Ioan M. Seyferth, College A sweet girl with a very sweet way. A Cappella Choir Z, 3, 4: Glee Club 1: Mixed Chorus 2: Concerts 2, 3, 4: Girl Reserves 2. eniors C3154 'ull it ' fin in xviuavijgnf , if ezziors Gfass 0 94 l 4 .---3.5 Wilma lean Shafer, General She and gloom are no relation. Iune Marie Skok, General Life is not life at all without delight. Glee Club 1: Camera Club 4: Acom Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4. Bettie Ann Smith, Commercial We are channed by her neatness. Roland Colburn Smith, College A light heart lives long. Track 3, 4: Intramural Sports 1. Ianet L. Spurlock, College If I ever have time for things that matter- Iunior Play 3: Camera Club 4: Library Club Z: Girl Reserves Z, 3: French Club 3, 4. Francis Iohn Stariha, College A lad who will make the most of his opportunities. Reserve Football 2: Varsity Basketball 3: Track 2, 3, 4: Band 2, 3, 4: A Cappella Choir 3, 4: Music Festival 4: Concerts 2, 3, 4: French Club 3: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Saber Major 4. Marie Ann Start, College It's all right with me. Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3, 4: Orchestra 1, 2, 3, 4. Betty lane Stevens, General Saddle your dreams before you ride them. Library Club 3. ...42... Glass of 19 EIZLOVS .ilfm-'. rg. 53 54. I Melvin LeRoy Stratton, General The world is a difficult world indeed. Iohn Stephen Stuparits, General Variety is the very spice oi life. Varsity Football 4: Reserve Football 2: Tennis 4. Ruth Eleanor Swanson, College i. . it-K Fun follows her. Glee Club 1: Mixed Chorus 2: Oratory 3: Declamation 2: French . ' Club 3, 4. r fa' 5 Eugene Russel Swarvar, General Everything comes if a man will only wait. Band 2, 3, 4: Concerts 2, 4. Mary Iane Swett, General A smile goes a long way. Glee Club l, 2: Mixed Chorus 2: A Cappella Choir certs 2, 3, 4. Iohn Edgar Sydnor, College A merry heart goeth all the way. Robert Allan Taylor, College That which he wills, he does. 2, 3, 4: Con- Varsity Football 3, 4: Reserve Football 2: Baseball 3, 4: Hi-Y 1 3, 4: Acorn Staff 4: Oaks Staff 4: Council Representative 1, 3. Ioe Hendrik Teuling, General The mildest manners with the bravest mind. Art Club 1, 2, 3, 4: Oaks Staff 1, 2, 3, 4. - 43 - efzivrs Glass of 1945 Betty Iune Thoma, Commercial Never say more than is necessary. Robert Amos Townsend, General Youth comes but once in a lite time, so I'll use if while I may. Clarence Elmer Utter, College Everyone has his lot and a wide world before him ln the Armed Service. lack E. VanderVelde, General Truth is the secret of virtue. Marilyn Ruth Vanderweele, Commercial 'Tis a great thing to be equal to the occasion. Kenneth Lavern Veurink, General Every man for himself, and God for us all. Band 1, 2, 3, 4. Milton William Voorhies, General Be merry if you are wise. Reserve Football 2: Varsity Basketball 3, 4: Reserve Basketball 2: Band 1, 2: Council Representative 3. Rex Richard Wait, College Don't wake me up, just let me dream. Varsit Football 3' Reserve Football Z: Varsit Basketball 2: Re Y I Y ' serve Basketball 1: Baseball 2, 3: Declamation 1: Council Repre- sentative 4. .. 44 .- FOP X Glam of 1946 elziors Ioyce Elaine Walters, General School! I suppose it is a necessary evil! Glee Club 1: Mixed Chorus 2: A Cappella Choir 3, 4: Council Representative 4. George Washington, College Life is too short to be sorrowful. Varsity Basketball 3, 4: Reserve Basketball 2: Track 3: Baseball 4: Intramural Sports 1. Stanley DeVere Way, College The promise of manhood. Reserve Football Z: Baseball 2: Hi-Y 2. Evelyn Irene Wenger, College She is pretty to walk with, witty to talk with, and pleasant, too, to think on. Glee Club l: Oratory 4: Declamation Z: Class Sgt-atearms 4: Acom Staii 4: Oaks Staii 4: Associate Editor of Oaks 4: News Bureau Editor 4. Robert Iames Werner, College Good grooming makes the person. Reserve Football 1: Reserve Basketball 2: Track 1, 2, 3, 4: Band 1, 2, 3, 4: A Cappella Choir 3, 4: Concerts 1, 2, 3, 4: Council Representative 3, 4: Senior Music Key: West Shore Symphony 3, 4. Ieanette Vera Wheaton, Commercial Cheeriulness is an off-shoot of goodness and wisdom. Glee Club 1: A Capella Choir 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 2, 3: Con- certs 3. 4: Dramatic Declamation 4. Yvonne Arlaine White, College Prudent, wise, never complaining: she'll never changt in the years remaining. Glee Club 1: A Cappella Choir 2, 3, 4: Music Festival 3, 4: Concerts 3, 4: Declamation 2, 3: Senior Play 4: Iunior Arbor Girl 3. Edna May Wildiong, General Wherever she may find herself in life, she'll get along. Intramural Sports 1, 2, 3, 4: French Club 3: Received.a Muskegon Heights Letter. -45- liw ,WW 'W' , e I 11' ff"- v '. 'in .V-. r- '- J Z' y,f.i2! . , ,--V . A , . 1-f ef' " 9 '.,5:1-'ISE 6:52-'fl' ff' . - 2:2 ' . ' 15 .,., L5 , , ' 4. fzlgt' -Q". 5 ,,,, " ,. Q , .. I x - 'H - "!:1Q.f'12f:T.?1?f-' 1 Ltl Liuliizlzv OF 1-L-casa L WHG GAVE Thilll' LLVESZUQ ix -i. - , , L r T f i 7- 1 L- Q ' z 1 , f I C Z-n ' 1 V X ix- 3 -. 5, g p I, X-L 3 1 L X 4. x fy mf? , :i g . 1' 2:1 Lef t "" V 19- -9 ff 'LEGS' Zi ' ' :- - i j! fifq fi." "3" :Z " - 1' mf K 5 Q' az V91 "'Lf2.'v V -P ? f :- f- . ui .gif : gs? iq, iffff fi sv V' ig.: . . - - ' 3. . " -5' 521-,. v- 132955. z fwf ' ,fa E, 3 A F Q ' rg 1 is W P ff Q .. , LLL .3'25115-f7Ef"'S'flfff""f 42'-"" xx 'Tn I . .milf b L f . 5 . 0' B 1 . xniigii, I M , A 'ju '2:fZj.'g"" A'-' , Er' .. A :A af kf A ,f x A ff-S .wxrh : X 1 7.2159 M, i:',i.fq:5:::' . - - Z-ii, : if? -v Q,,8Qs5'gx?g,,4 ... ai.: U - ' . -f 'V vu Cannon. may-A , A h ' HN mm- N.- x 'Af' -ax l x 1 v me f- , anion Glass of 1946 Clyde Henry Wilks, General Little man, what now? . A Cappella Choir 3, 4: Concerts 3, 4. Wilmer Edwin Williams, College What's a cubit or two after all? Napoleon himself was not too tall. Varsity Football 4: Varsity Basketball 3: Baseball 2, 3, 4: Intra- ' mural Sports 1: Varsity Football Manager Z, 3: Varsity Basketball Manager 2. Elmer Lee Wood, College He's a lad game for anything. 4 Reserve Football 2. Betty E. Yonkers, College A studious student. Booster Club 3, 4: Girl Scouts 1, 2: French Club 3, 4: Iunior Arbor Girl 3. Elizabeth Rose Zack, Commercial In class she's awfully shy but outside-Oh me! Oh my! Intramural 1, 2, 3, 4: Glee Club 1: Booster Club 3, 4: Received a Muskegon Heights Letter. -46.-. I Gian of 19 6 anion Paul Vincent Alex, College Phylis Odetta Boone, General Intramural Sports 1, 2: Glee Club 1: Mixed Chorus 1: A Cappella Choir 2. 3: Music Festival 1: Oratory Z, 3: Declamalion 4: Girl Reserves Z: Oaks Staff 4. Milton Francis Chartrand, General In the Armed Service. Leonard D. Clark, General In the Armed Services. Arthur Earl Deimel, College In the Armed Service. Floyd George Dunham, General In the Armed Service. Mary Leona Geneaux, College Iames Harold Happeny, General In the Armed Service. Clarence E. Kinsman, General In the Anned Service. Michael Iohn Koteles, College In the Armed Service. Iohn Raymond LaNore, General In the Armed Service. Stanley Edward Laskowicz, College In the Armed Service. William Harrison McPheron, General Robert Henry Peliresne, College In the Armed Service. Helen Vanderstelt, General LeRoy Felix Wyhowski, College War Veteran of World War II. Robert D. Zavitz, General In the Armed Service. - 47 - i , 'Is "iv . ir 3 vim. , -. . , -L. QQ' fin, .,, Best Citizen Mary De Betty Yonkers Harriet Hague Ioyce Scott Doris Hunter Melvin Stratton Bertha Chalko Paul Hulka Charles Norwood Margaret Broadbent Betty lane Post lean Richardson Evelyn Lukas Eugene Pickel Robert Werner Clarence Utter Virginia Olsen Ardis Blohm Margaret Pastucha Yvonne White Ioe Gabriel Genevieve Medema Mary Demitropoulos Paul Alex Edward Fitch Robert Doll Gloria Fekete OIZOVS 602 LEQWQI' 5 History Winner X X g , is Charles Norwood Colletta Kropf Margaret Pedler Gloria Matuz Owen Daniels William Boelkins Elizabeth Hornyak Marilyn Vanderweele Joe Koteles Mary Hamstra Marie Schroeder Barbara Grammel Donna Rolison Robert Kuharevicz Ieannette Wheaton Carol Rudd Lyle Puehler Olga Lapajczyk Frances Antisdale Catherine Hendrick Ioyce Walters Anna Demos Catherine Hartman Ronald Kinsman Iohn Kuziak Ioe Teuling lack Klimp ' -49- Shirley Falony Margaret Campsmith Patsy Bar Larry Boone Arthur Mathews Austin Craymer Marjorie Bakker Katherine Franklin Audrey Riddell Vernon Robinson Ioan Seyferth lim Keith Donald Carlson Fairy Ionas Doris Cincush Douglas Premo Beverly Casadonte Alice Groeneveld Millicent Reimersma Mary Buitendorp Ianice Rogoski Emma Huth Marshall Garvey Irene Rajkovacz Lois Charland Ramona Cooper Elizabeth Zack , affix , , T . K suis .4- C l Q7- F,' L ' l , +- fafi' C f 5 x , ,L . t s X E l 5 ' 1-U S. .5 Q . girl: b l Q t T Y e o xx X l x N 'fel' M, L4 ,, 5 y Xsh,l5avs 41 .3 1. 5 Lal-Wx , t - J B1 swf Ryan . L Mfwt ' I ,gs X Qxigxn oYOvoyq,c " . Q YY vswftnu H -:f, . "., , r r ' 5' -D-H lhsgwsr . M041 face. ' Ballots were dist ributed to all seniors, through Chairman Viola Eder, of The Oaks Personality Plus pages. Choosing of "Who's Who" Ccalled Per ' this yearl is an annual custom at this high sch sonality Plus ool. .. 50 .. 'W 3 H ifffies- f o X, 73 B YMQA, 5 7 ,Sitges N chofX -lvofoulo X L, ki W? P7 wtf' 2- g 4 - ,Y-fffi 1 ,XZ -Y , ,K rd 5' V X .--25 , X71 ' T1 O 5 T exixs R 5 H F U L ery, K N4LfQ1+T - V ' 'K ' Av-:WIS ' Rpm,-ms 'Dew gf AX' . C, B7 et fdwme f 4411 JZ, 'G .,,,yS21q my lvqx-lm' "1 Other members of the com ' 1 mittee whose job it was to organize these pages in- c uded: Laurance McMahon, Sally Ryan, Allesha Hradsky. It is all done in a good- humored spirit of jollity and fun. Nothing about it is to be taken too seriously either by the students in the pictures nor by their friends. ..51... X CLASS WILL Mabel Aldrich leaves to add a wedding band to her diamond. Paul Alex leaves quietly. Phil Ammond leaves his quiet ways to Don Keglovitz. Marjorie Bakker leaves her favorite chair to anyone who can find it. lack Barding leaves once again, only this times for good. Emie Beattie leaves his way with the women to Ierry Langlois. Phyllis Bigsby leaves her natural blonde hair to some peroxide lover. Bill Boelkins leaves for his father's store. Phyllis Boone leaves at a gallop. Bob Brown left the journalism class in peace. Mary Buitendorp leaves her choir robe behind. Peggy Campsmith leaves to follow in the footsteps of Shirley Temple. Beverly Casadonte leaves her knack for getting into mischief to Katherine Lois Charland leaves her quiet ways to Lois Gathard. Milton Chartrand leaves, wondering what next? Mary Clayton leaves through the nearest door. Esther Connell leaves in a hurry. Ramona Cooper leaves her easy-going manners to Donna Fortier. Mary Lou Craner leaves to hook a man. Don Dahlquist leaves his line to Iohn Krol, Owen Daniels leaves his perfect talent for studying to Iirn Howell. Anna Demos leaves her writing ability to Beverly Hancock. Delmer Doctor leaves an empty place in the band. Kathryn Drake leaves as soon as possible. Viola Eder leaves the boys, regretfully. Bob Erhardt leaves his nonchalant airs to Everett Grandelius. Shirley Falony leaves her sunny disposition to some soph. Lois Ferris leaves her quiet ways to Freida Doll. Ed Fitch leaves his serious thoughts to the Sophs who could use some. Beverly Fowler leaves Bob Leatherman in a daze. Vivian Garman leaves her nice personality to some undergrad who could Mary Geneaux leavese- open-mouthed. Dick Ghezzi leaves his harem to Fred Moeller. Barbara Grammel leaves her love for economics to some iuture economist. Dorr Grover leaves his athletic ability to Harold Hansen. Delores Hagen leaves with a diploma. Mary Hamstra leaves to buy her trousseau. Mary Nell Harris leaves her golden silence to Ann Harmon. Ioann Helman leaves her all-round personality to Marva Fredricks. Catherine Hendrick leaves her athletic ability to Diane Hislop. Maxine Hogston leaves to forget French. Elizabeth Hornyak leaves as sincerely as she entered, Connie Hull leaves to become Mrs. Hoyt. Doris Hunter leaves her shyness to anyone who can get away with it. Polly Hutchinson leaves the rest of us. Betty Iacobs leaves headed for the altar. Dorothy Jeffery leaves as she came in, by the door. Gloria Iohnson leaves three out and one to go. Larry Iohnson leaves his height to Gordon LeMieux. Shirley Iones leaves to change her name to Hale. Bill Keedle leaves, listening to a good joke. Delores Kelly leaves her ability to flirt, to Betty Stratton. Ronald Kinsman leaves to let his hair grow out. lack Klimp leaves, but not without Peggy. Ioe Koteles leaves with Ioyce Scott. -52- Porth use it. Dick Kriefeldt leaves the girls with a sigh of relief. Irene Kufta leaves with a quarter refund for her locker key. Annabell Kulscar leaves her dark eyes to Phyllis Ienkins. Maxine Kulesa leaves Ted Nelson for the Iunior girls. Olga Lapajczyk leaves her last name to anyone who can pronounce it. Betty LaVanture leaves her devil-may-care disposition to Lucille Iohnston. Edna Lewis leaves her modest ways to Blanche Wilks. Don Liddle leaves to join Helen. Art Matthews leaves his grin to Kayle DePoy. Laurance McMahon leaves her laugh to be laughed at. Genevieve Medema leaves with the rest of us. Louise Moeller leaves forever "moe". Betty Musgrave leaves her vocal cords to some one who hasn't any. Don Nelson leaves his temper to Red Klimo. Mike Nic leaves to do something about that gleam in his eye. Charles Norwood leaves his A's and B's to someone below "C-level." Velma Olson leaves with Lowell. Joyce Osbom leaves with sadness. Margaret Pastucha leaves her good grades to some new student. Max Paulson left for parts unknown. Robert Peliresne leaves his bashtul nature to Duane Sprague. Gene Pickel leaves in a cloud of dust and a hearty, "Hi Yo Flivver." Barbara Pratt leaves her knowledge to Ronald Zoratti. Lyle Puehler leaves. So long. Lyle. Shirley Putney left in February. Mary Rayment leaves for the wide open spaces. lean Richardson leaves her perfect talent for studying to Ioyce Olsen, Millicent Riemersma leaves her musical talents to some future Paderewski George Rogers leaves, patting himself on the back. Donna Rolison leaves very willingly. Sally Ryan leaves her red hair to anyone with a temper. Lois Sanders leaves for a full-time job at the Telephone Co. Harriet Scheiem leaves her dramatic ability to some future actress. Marie Schroeder leaves her art ability to Beverly Koch. Ioyce Scott leaves her commercial record. Ioan Seyferth leaves to start a dog kennel. Betty Smith leaves her name to Theresa Ostradick. Ianet Spurlock leaves the Iunior boys in sorrow, Betty Stevens leaves her books to Stan Whitlow. Iohn Stuparits leaves nothing, because he needs everything he has acquired Eugene Swarvar leaves his quiet ways to Gene Frausto. Bob Taylor leaves-perspiring under the weight of his diploma. Betty Thoma leaves her dimples to Shirley Melin. lack Vandervelde leaves his cheery disposition to anyone who needs it. Milton Voorhies leaves his speedy ways to Bob Ribesky. Rex Wait leaves-not waiting for anything. Ioyce Walters leaves her hair-do to Lois Kienke. Stanley Way leaves his wavy black hair to Bob Flowers. Bob Wemer leaves to give the world another track record. Yvonne White leaves the soprano section in the choir. Clyde Wilks leaves, very much astonished. Elmer Wood leaves with Lois Charland. Elizabeth Zack leaves by the back door. fx f' -53.- GENIUSES ARE MADE, NOT BORN Our story starts in 1966. The census of the United States has been taken, and the total is fantastic. Muskegon Heights. Mich- igan, the largest industrial city in the world, has topped the record as having the largest population of any city in the world. As my husband and I drive into our old home town, we see the tall buildings, wide streets, beautiful residential districts, and the 1966 all-glass automobiles. I must not forget the little suburb of Muskegon which still holds the northeast position of our county. You have read the brief statistics of our large city, so now we must check into a hotel. The Garvey Hotel sounds like a nice one, the Garv--- hey! That must be Marshall Garvey. As we walked into the hotel, there he stood, proud as a new papa- say, maybe he is! Yes sir, and we discovered that his charming wife is none other than Wilma Shafer. As we went up in the elevator to our rooms, we saw that the elevator operator was Larry Boone, looking just as handsome as could be in his uniform. We talked to him a few minutes and found that Harriet Hague was his wife. They are very happy with their family of ten boys. lWhat are you trying to do, start a football team?l When the bellhop put our bags down in front of the door, we realized that he was quite familiar. When my husband tipped him ll5cl, I saw that he was a perfect resemblance to Don Carlson. Ptesemblance nothing-that was he, strange as it may seem. Once in our rooms, we called and had our dinner brought up. Were we surprised to see Peggy Pedler carrying the tray! Questioning her about old times. we leamed that she was chief cook and bottle washer in the hotel. In came the hotel maid who was Elnora Hancock. She looked very nice in her uniform. She straightened up the room very neatly and left us, of course, after receiving her tip of l4c. We decided that this being our first night in town, we would see the beautiful Sagara Opera House opening. We left the hotel and hailed a taxi. The driver was none other than Cecil Alexander. Arriving at the opera house, we bought our tickets, received a program, and were seated. We glanced through our programs, reading that Bill McPheron was the owner of this beautiful opera house. His symphony orchestra was being led by Paul Larsen, and his main singer was Ieanette Wheaton. That delightful evening found us once again at our hotel rooms. Before retiring, we made up our minds that we would settle down in our old home town once again, after our ten years of travel abroad. We woke up to a beautiful day and also to the many tasks that lay ahead of us. First, we must see a real estate agency for a home. It would be hard driving around in a taxi all day, so we had to buy a car first of all. Walking four blocks to the nearest auto dealer, we looked at the stylish glass cars. Finally, after much arguing, we decided on a 1966 Cadillac. The car dealer came out and took the money icashl and-well do tell4it's Ioe Gingras. Driving the car back, we only got two blocks when we ran out of gas, but luckily we were near a gas station so we got some gas immediately. The gas station attendant was Doug Premo. He filled our car with gas. and from there we went directly to a real estate agency. We noticed a sign reading "Stariha's Real Estate Agency" and recognizing the name, we stopped. His office was in the front part of his home and he had a picture of his wife on his desk, the former Ianice Rogoski. He promised us we could move right into a fumished home at 5:00 that afternoon: so we were off again to get our many shopping errands done. We parked the car and went into the first shop which sold Women's apparel. The proprietor was Colletta Kropf. We were seated, and of many beautiful models, we noticed two from our class. One was Gladys Reynolds and the other was Catherine Hartman. Purchasing a lovely gown, I just had to have a hat to go with it, so into a hat shop we went. William Schmaltzer was the manager, and he introduced us to his two chief clerks, whcm we already knew, Norma lean O'Neil and Irene Rajkovacz. Once more on the street, we saw many shops with familiar names, as Gloria Matuz's dancing studio. We went inside to watch and saw the children of Mr. and Ted Krueger fformerly Wilma Kissb. and Mr. and Mrs. Ken Veurink fformerly Esther Minerl, and Mr. and Mrs. Iohn Myers fformerly Irene Iohnsonl. They had very charming children. Leaving, we continued our journey, and saw the "Gettum Clean Laundry" whose proprietor was Wanda Kufta. As clerk, she had Shirley Roberts. Chief presser was Iohn Sydnor. Next, we came to a Patience and Fortitude Corporation. Managers were Marcie Moran. Marjorie Brown, Catherine Schultz and Mary Ann Kotrosits. My husband stopped to get a shoe shine from Melvin Doremire. A very shiny job, I must say. After having his shoes shined, he wanted to explore a men's store in a large metropolis like this, so we went to Beauleaux and Bush, Inc. Richard Beauleaux and Lowell Bush have quite an investment there. , gr WF tx'5'- ,A V I. ' . Q,-. 1 Tr . I -fl. DNV!! ei "STN-in x ' ' if L 4 y y ing,- I .. .fs vw.- I ,,y ,,,,.,f, if Y ffl 4 fo ve If ' 1 -54- Not being able to pull ourselves away from down town without visiting a department store and drug store, we iirst went into the Allrex Drug Company. Ioe Teuling is sole owner ol this super-duper drug company. As soon as we walked in, we noticed the fountain girl was Rosemary Helman and Ioe's right-hand pharmacist was Hubert Bauman. While headed for the Save Nothing Department Store, we met Marilyn Vanderweele and Fairy Jonas coming down the street. Conversing with them added to our knowledge that they were both secretaries to Eugene Hilliard, who owned a lumber company. Paul Filka was owner of the Save Nothing Department Store, and we learned that lovely Bertha Chalko was his wife. A couple of the clerks were also familiar. One was Edna Wildlong and the other Ardis Blohm. We were going to go over and talk to them, but were interrupted by a cart being pushed by a stock boy CBoy? 37 years of agel who was Melvin Stratton. Having all our shopping done, we went to our new home, which was located in a very nice residential district. A maid was already there waiting ior us. She was Alice Groeneveld. For our second evening of enjoyment, we decided to see a couple of the larger night clubs. First, we went to the Comomber Night Club which was owned by Athens Dendrinos. The head waiter was Don Bartels and he showed us to our seats. Once in our place, we watched the floor show. The singer was Evelyn Lukas, band leader was lack Putnam, juggler was Ed Petrongelli and the bubble dancer was Cathy Diamond. Frances Antisdale, cigarette girl, was doing well with her sales, we noticed. While here, we saw Vernon Robinson and his new bride, Evelyn Wenger. The second night club we visited was the Hubba Hubba Night Spot, owned by Austin Craymer. As we entered, the hat check girl, who was Betty lane Post, took our hats and coats. They had a very nice floor show. The band leader was Roland Smith and his songstress was Audrey Riddell. A very fascinating dance team was Donna Cook and Ioe Gabriel. After this we went home and retired for our second night in MUSKEGON HEIGHTS. When we awoke Sunday morning, the sun was shining brightly through our window. We arose to go to church. When we got there, we were surprised to see that Iim Nill was the preacher. A few rows ahead of us we saw Allesha Hradsky, looking very charming in a new spring suit. Alter the church services, someone tapped me on the shoulder. and touring around, I saw that it was Bob Townsend, looking very handsome indeed. Right ahead of us were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hagen this wife, the former Virginia Olsonl. After church we went home and had our dinner. We argued where we would spend our aiternoon. Of course, I won, and my decision was to the city park. We walked around the park cnd saw lack Erickson, sole proprietor of a cute little popcorn stand. We also saw Margaret Broadbent, and, talking to her, we found out she was a teacher of shorthand and tpying at M.H.H.S. and that Allan Fletcher was the principal of our school. A chemistry teacher was Bob Kuharevicz. Right ahead of us was an outdoor boxing match. In the preliminaries were Iim fHit-'em-hardj Dotson and George fCherry-treel Washington. In the main match were Louie tTake-it-easyl Kollar and lack tGrowsomeD Crouch. It was very interesting. We didn't wait for the results. Looking toward the street, we saw a bus almost hit an apple cart. The bus driver was Robert Kiesgen. The owners of the apple cart were the partners. Al Paulson and Roger Parmenter. We also saw a hot dog stand owned by Mike Kuziak and work- ing with him was his wife, Carol Rudd. After our delightful day in the park, we returned to our hcme and prepared to go to a premiere starring Mary Demitropulos and Paul Hulka in, "If Poison Doesn't Work, See This" ta tragedyl. The author of the play was Gloria Fekete, Producer wqg Bud Dunham, Director was Ray Sander, Costume manager wcs Betty Yonkers, Make-up artist was Marie Start, and the owner of this magnificent movie-house was Patsy Bar. When we arrived, we bought our tickets and handed them to the ticket-taker, Ed Sanockig then the usher, Doris Cincush, showed us to very desirable seats. Reading the program, we found that Helen Leist was the stand-in for Mary Demitropoulos and lack Kearney was stand-in for Paul Hulka. After the movie we once again returned to our home. Monday morning proved to be another bright day and being Monday, I started my washing. When I took out my first basket-full to hang up. I saw my neighbors working vigorously with theirs, too. I found that the people living on my right were Mr. and Mrs. Bob Engel Cforrnerly Mary lane Swettl. and the on es living on the left were Mr. and Mrs. Delore Crane Cformerly Dorothy Chesneyl. Mrs. Engel and Mrs. Crane came over into my back yard and we talked over old times. I learned that Robert Doll was a scientist and his wife, Jinx Huth, was engaged in dressmaking. I also learned that Lowell Nelson is still in college. He figures that if he goes four years to every college, he will someday become a very brilliant man. Iune Skok has gone to California University to study beauty culture. At the end of our little chat, they asked me to attend their Woman's Club that evening. When I arrived at the club, l noticed Mrs. Engel, Mrs. Crane, Rita Ienson, twife of Wilmer Williamsl, and lane Sell, fwife of loe Germani. We had a very en.. tertaining time. I've told you of my return to Muskegon Heights, Michigan, cnd so now I'll tell you who I am. I am Mrs. Iames Keith. formerly Ruth Swanson. Remember? lt. llll. E' ,gp- QS ll I Y' xi , ' . , ' 'Ll ' I", if , ' A"iV15i.i .s ' 4 "."F'f.-f ' t- "- l lt Q- , ' 3.5451 cj rx - i'r'et"PE4 Q ef if . Pt -1 , , iisgifgI'gj?2g,i-.' -55.- ASM X Elin THE GOOD SHIP "OLIVER PERRY" This camera study of an old sailing ship was made by our staff photographer, Mr. Dorman Post. It was a national winner in the Newspaper Snapshot Contest sponsored by Eastman Kodak, and is shown here by the courtesy of that company. The picture has been hung in some two hundred art galleries and salons throughout the United States. The ship is the old S.S.S. Oliver Perry. She was built in 1819 at Nova Scotia and for many years carried African mahogany across the Atlantic. She was used as a rum carrier during prohibition days and still carries a shot on the starboard, a memento of the day she was captured by federal agents. The ship is now used as a training vessel for the Sea Scouts. 0 - afedicforiam ' -1-:gf Qg eafjg., ' .: .fx -fi:-: ft 2f 'k' . N ""' QNX xx ' NX N Sit. 3 X X 'Nat x x S Rx :R X XX - is"" - tu- - 1:s:'Q..-gf5,.g:,:.- ' . Q' -1..Q1:. .3 . '523-IE' -':,, 't i - t -. Qu -at -xxx.-. xX 5 X X KK 03 X N ix X N if fx tt X X X X " .3- it-at EDUCATION FOR PEACE By Betty Yonkers In this year, the twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding of our school, the time has at last ar- rived when we seniors must leave it and take our respective places in society and in adult life. We have long awaited the time when we should re- ceive our diplomas, leave the school routine, be on our own, and do as we please. The time is here, but we know now that we cannot be free because from these past years of world-wide struggle and strife we have gained new know- ledge-knowledge which reveals imperatively that a strong and permanent peace must be set up. The fact that we face the task of establishing and maintaining the basis for a lasting peace has given education a special significance. Indeed, an opportunity has been offered us, not only to increase our knowledge, but also to provide the world with an example of the true spirit of de- mocracy with its guarantee of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Through the education of ourselves in world events and world peoples we may gain a view of the distressing needs that must be met by the combined efforts of the nations of the world in order to maintain a lasting peace. Perhaps the exchange of students from one country to another would be a method of instilling in the world an international unity. Some method must be found to insure the world of peace. It is the graduates of the schools of every nation that will have to meet and work together on this problem. How shall we accomplish this great task set be- fore us? One thing is certain, God and his Ten Commandments must never be forgotten, nor ignored. Unless our peace is built on this firm foundation, civilization will be hopelessly lost. It is our duty and privilege as educated citizens of the United States to work together to build a last- ing peace, for all, forever. A MEMORABLE OCCASION by Harriet Hague Graduation time has come for the Senior Class of 1946. We Seniors feel honored and grateful that our graduation will be a particularly memor- able occasion. Graduation this year marks a quarter of a century of Seniors going forth from the halls of this building. For twenty-five years this high school has rendered its service to this community. As the school has grown in size it has always maintained its high ideals and standards. It has offered education and recreation to thousands of students who preceded us. We are, indeed, hon- ored to be the twenty-fifth anniversary class. As we, the Seniors, leave to follow in the footsteps of those graduating before us, we are grateful for the preparation we have received. This Class of 1946 is also the first peacetime graduating class in four years. We are entering into a far different world than that of former gradu- ating classes. We are not sending our fellow graduates out to fight for freedom, but rather to preserve it. It is perhaps even a greater task. We will need all we have learned here to be equal to the demands of a peacetime world. Because this school building was dedicated to the dead of World War I, it is particularly fitting that we, the twenty-fifth graduating class, have been given the opportunity to use our knowledge for preserving peace. May we-realize our re- sponsibilities and have the knowledge to face them courageously. ..56.. ,VVff'i.wrf'V.3ffizVV.,. -wifi. . If' .,.x1"7" 'i ' -. --if .C 4' V - Q. - .'.-hi,-. I. ' V - ,ga1,.,4I I ..Vf-I' .1.I .gv-B . -' ,.V'fI '.', .QI wir? , I V V - . 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Vice-president Secretary Treasurer Sergeant-at-arms 155 ,XL L XX f ' President MW' f255I,'::'I'i'i Tlfvwfnmvf 5 fmmmvm n 3 trff' fwvmv N- m .-r QQ, Q'.,,,, ms:-'RXXQ4 . M .J -f-11 .hi ' v 5 'X X iff ,, ,... . 31 Y 'va .. MS r Iim Norris Anderegg, Porter. VunDyke. Grandelius. The outstanding event of the year spons- ored by the Iunior Class was the annual junior-Senior "farewell" party and dance, held Iune 14. Co-chairmen for the affair were Barbara Mattson and Everett Gran- delius. It was a semi-formal dance and one of the most elaborate school parties in years. Other dancing parties were held earlier in the year, one of the most Well attended being held immediately after one of the basketball games. A loyal group of officers and energetic committees contributed in large measure to the success of the Iunior activities. ADVISORS Mr, Kruizengg Miss Reid MI. MUUGY ..58.. union Adams, Anderegg, R. Appel. W. Appel, Archumbau lt, Baker, Bcrrtels. Beckemcm, Bergklint, Blackmer, Bleich, Bluhm, Bilka, Besaw. Bodnar, Bohland, Bollenbach, Booker, Borgrncm, Buchan, Buit. Burmeister, D. Bush, M. Bush, Brown, Brunke, Bybee, Campbell. Cater, M. Cato, R. Cato, Carlson, Carpenter, Colbur n, Collinge. Cook. Cox, Craymer, B. Culver, T. Culver, Davison, DeYounq. Dickinson, Dixon, Diepen, Dieiz, Dobh, Dodds. Doza. Doenges, Doll, Dyer, Eberly, Echtinaw, Elliott. Emmons. -59- Luziors E, Erickson, M. Erickson, Ferris, Ferry, Forrest, Fredricks, Frick. Gabriel, Gardner, Galameau, Garland, Gay, Gathard, Gebolys Geneaux, Gilbert, Gibbons, Gilmore, Gill, Glomb, Gleisner. Goericke, Gould, Grandelius, Gust, Goodrich, Goulet, Graft. Graves, Guthrie, Hansen, Hatfield, Heaton, Heminger, Hepbum. Herr, Hinchamn, Hiza. Hoekenga, Homyak, Hotelling, Hotham. Howell, Hudson, Hugher, Humphreys, Hunter, Ienkins, Iensen. Johnston, Iones, Kegloviiz, Keller, Kem, Kessler, Kienke. -60 Luziors Klimo, Knight, Kock, Kohlbeck, Kroeze, Kruithotf, Kuerth. Kuiper, Kuipers, Kushner, Lake, Langlois, Laughlin. Labcm. LaRue, Lawson, Leatherman, B. Lee, L. Lee, Leigh, Lenoir. LeRoux, Linnell, Looyengoed, Lund, Macheta, Malavazcs, M. Martin. R. Martin, S. Martin, M. Malone, R. Malone, Maycrcit, Mattson, McCrea McConnell, McGonigle, McKay, McLean, I. Miles, P. Miles, Milner. Miller, Moeller, Mohring, Moulton, Murphy, Musk, Myers. Nelson, Norris, Norton, Nuttall. Oelker, C. Olson, I. Olson. -51- Luziors Ostradick, L. Parker. M. Parker, Parmenter, Pete, Pe hr, B. Phillips. P. Phillips, Plank, Porter, Premo, Privasky, Radke, Rams. Reinertson, Ribesky, Rice, Richards, Ruiter, F. Ruud, I. Ruud. Ryan, Sands, Sanders, Sangster, Sauders, Scales, Sc hamber. Scheel, Schultz, K. Scholtens, R. Scholtens, Schwass, Scott, Sekeres. Sell, Selig, Settle, Shepard, Skiles, Skok, A. Smith. M. Smith, M. Smith, Snyder, Sovacool, Spaulding, Sponaas, Sprague A. Stamper, I. Stamper, Start, St. Charles, Stibitz, Strand, B. Stratton. - 62 - 7-X B. L. Stratton. L. Stratton, Strobel, Sumnex, Swift, Taylor, TerHaar. Thoma, 'I'hompson, Timmer, Turner, Valencourt, Vanderlaan, Vanderstelt. VanderWest, VanDyke. VanKampen, Vargo. Viehl, Votaw, VanUithoven. Walker, Wansten, Wheaton, Whelpley, Whitlow, Wilks. Williams. Wilson. B. Wood, E. Wood. G. Wood, I. Wood. Woodruff. Workman. Zachariason, Zayaz, Zimmer, Zuidema. -63, Qs 2 "! VP' ' 'f Asif' 1 Vice-president Secretary Treasurer Sergeant-at-arms Sergeant-at-arms Q K , Y 1 1' l 'K Krol, Anderson, Ryan, Drake, Mitchell. The Sophornores started off their first President year in high school by electing Don Hilde- brandt, president: Iohn Krol, vice-presi- dent: Marie Anderson, secretary: Molly Ryan, treasurer: and Kenneth Drake and Bob Mitchell, sergeants-at-arms. One of the biggest affairs sponsored by the class lox 1 was a dance which was a sort of "recep- tion" or "get-together" for the new, inccm- ing sophomores from Central Iunior High school. Advisers are Miss Ruth Madison, Mr. Iames V. Cobb, and Mr. Calvin F. :A um? - ff' '-.Q Y ffl-N L, QQ.,-2'5A N., KO9lC11'1. Stink, , L. ki Don Hildebrandt QM Mr. Cobb Miss Madison Mr. Koehn 35: 4 A .Q , I, mil? .THE CDAKS. 1946 fcfwcalcm Wm peace QEIQGEQI' , PUBLISHED BY THE SENIOR CLASS, 1946 MUSKEGON HEIGHTS HIGH SCHOQI.. MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN Soplzomores Ackerman, Adamczak, Alexander, Aliutis, Alvord B. Anderson, M. Anderson, Ardis, Ayres, Borns. Baker, Balas, Baldwin, Balgooyen, Barnard. Barton, Baskin, Bassarab, Bassett, Bathrick. Beam, M. Beam, Beckman, Beimbauer, Bell. Bengston, Bensinqer, Beth, Bice, Bird. Bisard, Blackmer, Blaczal-c, Bleich, Bolema. Bredin, Broadbent, Buit, Buitendorp, Burley. S 0 lZOI'IZ0l'65 Bums, Burr, Burton, Butler, L, Butler. Carlson, Carpenter, Carslake, Cartwright, Casler. Caughey, Chartrand, Christopher, Chvala, Clements. Clements, Clinton, Cole, E. Cole, Cochran. B. Cook, D. Cook, Cooper, Cousineau, Cox. Crevier, Cromley. Cunningham, Cutler, Danker. Dean. W. Dean, DeFouw, Dietz, Dobb. Dotson, Downs, Drake, Durham, Eklund. -57- UPAOHZOVES Elkm , , , , 1 Erickson, Esh, Essenberg. Evans. Fekete. Ferris. Fisher, Flowers, Follrath, Forkin, Fortier, Frausto. Frazier, French, I. French. Frierson, Funk, Gaiman, Gauthier. Gebolys. Gentry, German, Gerst, Gingras, Goresch. Gould. Grandelius, Greene, Grover, Hamilton Hancock, Hansen, Hansen, Hanslits, Hartman S 0,0lZOWL0l'65 Hcxrvath. Harvey, Harvey, Haskins, Hasse. M. Hasse, Haughey, Hawkins, Hawkinson, Hayes. Helman, Hibbard, Hildebrandt. Hilliard, Hillstead. Hoilius, Hogston, Holmes, Homacek, Hradsky. Hulka, Hull, Iackson, Iacobs, Iohnson. B. Iohnson, B. Iohnson, B. Iohnson, C. Iohnson, C. D. Johnson, Iones, Iuxkas, Kobylorz, Kelly. Kendra, S. Kendra, Keil, Keil, Kersting. -59- I ohnson. S0,DlZOI7Z0l'65 Kinsman, Knight, Kooi, Kooimcm, Krol. Kropi, Kuncxsh, Kuzicxk. LuF1cxme, Lclskowski. LCIVQIHUIE, Lc1Vcxsseur, LeBoef, Lehcm. LeMieux. Y. LeMieux, Lyons, McIcDowel1, Mcxlcxrik, Mathews Mutuz, Mcxuseth, Mcrxin, Mcxzeikis, R. McDowell. McGahee, McGhee, 1VIcMcxnn, McNcr1cxncl, Melin. Mendel, W. Mendel, Mickc, Millis, Mitchell. Moon, Mooney. Moron. Morrell. R. Morris. S OIDAOWLOVES W. Morris, Muckey, Munro, Muskovin, Muston. Narowitz, Nedeau, Nier, F. Ochs, M. Ochs. Olson, Oslund, Palmcxher, Panzl, Pastucha. Pelfresne, Penn, Phillips, Pickard, Place. Platte, Plichta, Plouhar, Pontius, Porth. Potter, Poulson, Privasky, Quinn, Rcxdtke. Rake. Rajkovacz, Redman, ReWo1t. Ribesky. Richards, Bousell, Royce, Ryan, Sabataz. ,71.. SOIUAOIWOFES Sanders, Sands, Sargent. Schamber, Scizer. Shcmty, R. Shephard. W. Shepherd. Siewert, Skocelas Slobodin, Steenhaqen, L. Smith, N. Smith, P. Smith, S. Smith, Spellman, Spoelhof, Sprague, Stamper. Steindler, Sterenberg, Stevenson, Stratton, Stryker. Sturgis, Swager, Swanson, Swiatecki, Sydnor. E. Taylor, R. Taylor, Tilden, Timmer, Townsend. Tumer, Tuttle, Unger, VanderMeiden, Vanderstelt. S 0,0k0I'l'L0l'65 VanderVen, Vanderwest, VanDonkelaar, VanDyke, VanVeelen. Veeneman, Verduin, Veverica. Votaw, Veurink. Wait. Walker, Wampler, Warren, F. Weaver. N. Weaver, Werley, Wheeler, Whittum, Wiard. Widing, Wiganusky, Wilbem, D. Williams, P. Williams. S. Williams, D. Wilson, I. Wilson, Winicki, Wise. Wittke, Yonkers, Young, Zoratti, Zura. - 73 - i Y I I 'P j. A A' AQ',. , N 2 - x w.,,5f f.:f'Tf' 'Vxi - 11. .jg 2 . A jg .,,,. WM W, ,. ...A k k I 1 M Q, XSYUUENT coumcn. Xi 2 H V ,S W f - l x x . S Qxlci , . mb i s 531355 gg nM i-N Q !fiQ"'ix3 N Av q.V, , 'V if A jf ' : , Q f i' E -2649-tx , 2 1-X E? ,Ui ' i, ' Q , JMHQQX ,g,,,,f M- gg fi y ,eff ,.A.' V.QW1 x Q- . x p x - ' ,l 5' J " N x, V, 1 ,fi 3, Fx' ' V.,x ff" - 2 qs-' xg- ' gif' 'f' ai " 'i ff ' 'fx 5 , 55? ' 5- XC f 4 4 ART i , .,' bfi' X,xf A , 2 - fl Q- - t , Q I' - 1-U3 . ' R. - 'A X Eff. ' P w me-2 yj wm Q! mwmHQQg 1:14135 . , . 5 , . 'fl' Q I S Q f N 9951.5 X-X X v ,ax iq R ,, 4 is XX 3 ,I A n Q 4, 1-.11-'iw Jx yzzsg va A ,Z . 1 1, "2 4551:-'. j ,' ' X' 5 ,,.. . ,- 5 , , . 4 K.-Q ..cX . 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I 12 I Sfudelzf mmol President, Paul Hulka: vice-president, Neil Frick: secretary joyce Scott Back row: Borgman. faylor, Scholtens, Hansen, Cater, Craymer, Anderegg, Boone, Balgooyen. Middle row: Pedler. Hnhm, Bassett, Dendrinos, Hunter, Bartels, Vanderwest, Cook, Oelker, VQnUithoverx. Front row: Mr. Verduin, Miss Bolt, Norris, Scott, Frick, Wenger, Strand, Bleich. The scene above is typical of dances held in our gymnasium by various clubs and classes under the sponsorship of the Student Council. More than 5,000 attended these dances this past year. Gyrf OFFICERS President: Carroll Knight Vice-president: Bernard VanderMieden Secretary: Audrey Riddell Advisor: Miss Paula Hubscher "As the sun colors flowers, so does art color life." If it wasn't for our newly organized Art Club under the direction of Miss Paula Hubscher, we wouldn't have much of an "Oaks" to talk about. The mem- bers did most of the drawings you now see in 1946 Annual. "And still be doing, never done." Chosen from a certain group of girls who have a certain average in their studies, these girls are hon- ored to be in the Booster Club of Muskegon Heights High School. We recognize them from all sorts of activities, such as selling hot dogs at the football games, sponsor dances and all sorts of things. oosfer OFFICERS President: Betty Yonkers Vice-pres.: Irene Rajkovacz Secretary: Margaret Broadbent Treasurer: Doris Hunter Advisor: Miss Maxine Cobb -77 bv- CUWZEITL OFFICERS President: Iames Keith Vice-president: Larry Iohnson Secretary: Rosemary Helman Treasurer: Austin Craymer Advisor: Mr. Iames V. Cobb "One picture is worth ten thousand words." Confucius The Camera Club was newly organized this year under the direction of Mr. Iames V. Cobb. Meetings are held at the homes of the director and the mem- bers. They are all leaming fast and enjoying them- selves at the same time. Maybe in the Camera Clubs of the future, the students will do most of the photography themselves for the "Oaks." "Small, but mighty." Learning the French language and studying French culture is our aim. mall GM or-'PICEHS President: Betty Yonkers Vice-pres.: Mary Demitropoulos Secretary: Ruth Swanson Treasurer: Maxine Kulesza Advisor: Mrs. Ruth Kile 78- Treasurer: Margaret Broadbent girl eserve OFFICERS President: Dolores Bleich Vice-president: Ioyce Scott Secretary: Nancy Premo "To face life squarely. To find and give the best." Always planning and helping the community and school is the work of this bunch of young girls. Their projects and plans are always for the good of others. In the past year they planned a party for the orphan children and by so doing, made several little children happy. The purpose of this club is to create and maintain high standards of Christian character throughout the school. It is cz club full of energetic boys who like to work and have fun. The Hi-Y has done much to create good feeling between Muskegon and Mus- kegon Heights High schools. President: Iames Norris Vice-pres.: Larry Iohnson Secretary: Paul Larsen Treasurer: Paul Anderegg Sergeant-at-arms: lack Klimp Advisor: Mr. Dorman Post -79 i Vary OFFICERS If pcmblz President: Mary Ellyn Dobb Vice-pres.: Ioanne Garland Secretary: Donna Dyer Treasurer: Marion Smith Advisor: Miss Elsie Purchase "We serve to grow: We grow to serve." This active group of students are responsible for the condition of the library, the books, and maga- zines: but they have lots of fun doing it. "Trabajamos, estudiamos, jugamosf' The purpose of this club is to become better ac- quainted With Spanish customs, ideas, and the language. OFFICERS President: Marva Fredricks Vice-pres.: Ioanne Kohlbeck Secretary: Douglas Premo Treasurer: Nancy Premo Advisors: Miss Kile and Miss Bolt 180.- FD ON THE AIR In the above picture, Athens Dendrinos and Mary Demitropoulos are shown at the micro- phone ol radio station WKBZ. during a broad' cast of school news on the Wednesday pro- gram. EDITORIAL, ART, PRINTING STAFFS 1 ubficmfioizs Mr. Murray Back Row-Pickel, Nill, Knight, Larsen, Stariha, Teuling, Ghezzi. Alexander, Engel, Mr. Post. Fourth 'Row-Hradsky, McMahon. Reynolds, Scheiern, Wenger, Hull, Dendrinos, Ryan, Brown. Third Row-Carter, Kiss, Ferris, Beth, Moeller, Casadonte, Helman, Rayment, Schultz. Second Row-Mr. Murray, Moran, Fowler. O'Neil. Clayton, Schroeder, Matuz, Hague, Mr. Cobb. First Row-Pedler, Demos, Eder, Gzym, Skok. Demitropoulos, Kropf, Hannon. Mr. Koehn, printer, and Peggy Campsmith were absent when this photo was taken. -31... 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Gloria Bi Deitz, Alan Fletcher, Bob VanderVen, lim Norman Chard Klimo, Ruud, Ri Standing-Ivan agen, Kenneth Besaw, Catherine nh Stee Appel, Don CIIIED. nson, W Ve nston Ste Wi onna Walwoxth, Holman, D YH Gardner, Maril HCES w-Lois King, lean Crenno, Fra Last ro s: o Cu .-C1 .. eu f:'. s: as bd E s: U 2 ui 3 ..-4 ..- .J 0 rf o E ..-. 3 E1 O cm :E U -: 'U C2 0 I E' M U 1-I Burley. ncourt, Bob Vale Guthrie, Kathryn C111 son, Ie Wil Daniel Paulson, ente r, Lawrence TP Ca ne Plank, Beverly anni Ie Willene Deitz, Parker, ois L uit. B rn bw 'U 2 fl 3 0 In 'U L- ...- -G' I-1 .ai o o U U F1 G o D ui E cs -c ei 12 GJ .Q H CD .1 Q CD .54 U ID 'U .-4 U C2 0 F13 Schmidt DCB Bringadhal, Clare chord nchman, Hi i H 011 Mari Eberly. 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X X 1 4 1 J' ,sr 5 i v Y' ..,, r 1 1 -Q -1" Q 73 ' . 1 , o Y M952 A H " 1 A l.v :ini 5' Q f "' I. ...ani Frank Starihq Above are the iive majorettes whom you saw perform during the foot- ball season ai all the home games: Top-Ianice Emmons and Charlotte Saber-major P - ' ' orter, mlddle. Ruth Appel, bottom-Esther Sponcras cmd Ramona Clark. ,85... 4 A f mf' gjgrewor As the first class in four years to be graduated by this high school into a world at peace, we, the Senior Class of 1946, are humbly grateful to those who went out into the world before us to make peace possible. We realize that if peace is to remain in the world, we must apply ourselves immediately to the task of maintaining it, therefore, we have chosen "Education for Peace" as the "theme", the philosophic motif, around which we have tried to weave this yearbook. May we recognize the many problems facing our great nation in this postwar, peace- time era. We pledge ourselves to make the best use of the education which has been so freely given us. We pray that We may in some measure repay our gallant predecessors by insuring a peaceful world for those who will follow after us. Buit, Chvala, Goulet. Hamilton. Bassarab, Musgrave, Harshbarger. Kropl. MacMillan, Taylor, Baker. Balas. Doza, Iohnson, Cole. Girls' Glee club had an excellent enrollment of twenty members at the begin- ning of the semester. Singing for assemblies, social functions, non-school organiza- tions, and the annual Spring Style Show are all a part of the Glee Club program. This is also the "stepping stone" for girls who Wish to enter the A Cappella Choir. The greatest problem of the organization is to get more girls interested in the work. The Glee Club is a club you will be proud to be enrolled in. lust ask any of the members! -35- Gfl append Gkoir Back How: Keith, Boone, Bice, Wemer, Beaulecxux, Sturiha, Bush, Scmocki, Deitz, Iohnson. Third How: Swett, Lukas, Slobodin, Nelson, Barding, Wilks, Hunter, Goulet, Kruithoft. Second Row: Demos, Rolison, Porter, Buitendorp, Grammel, Start, Rogoski, Hislop, Kienke, Icxvinsky. Front Row: Zachariason, Seyierth, Wheaton, Musgrave, White, He ndricks, Maycrolt, Lapajczyk, Wilson. A Cappella Choir, an organization ot which We are justly proud, is largely com- posed ot junior and senior students. The repertoire of the group includes 30 num- bers, all oi which have been memorized. The music represents the various schools of composition from the earliest down to the present time, including a number of folk songs. The choir is under the able direction of Mr. Gayle Churchill. During the year, the choir presented two concerts, one during the Christmas sea- son and one in late spring. The group also sang at the District meeting of the Mich- igan Education Association last fall in Grand Rapids, and also at the Muskegon County Techers Institute in March. The choir also made several local appearances throughout the year, singing for business clubs and church organizations. , One of the most interesting experiences the choir enjoyed Was the week-end trip to Ann Arbor in May. While there, the group participated in the Vocal Music Festival. -37- Sfrinq lzsembfe Schroeder, Strand, Colburn, Procter, Start, George, Rudd. Schmidt, Scales. The musical strains of Mozart, Beethoven, and other famous composers heard from the auditorium at 10 every morning may have reduced themselves in volume but not in quality. Due to the fact that there are not any brass or woodwind players in the orchestra, the organization this year diminished to a String Ensemble under direction of Gayle Churchill. "TomorroW Heaven", "Cash and Carrie" CSenior and Iunior Playsl, and Bacca- laureate were the main appearances of this year's Ensemble, at which time brass and Woodwind instruments were added from the band. Gloria Iean Scales, 'cel1ist, and one of the most outstanding members, also plays in the West Shore Symphony. .-88.- Learning techniques are more im- portant to the student in a clothing laboratory than a new dress. The measure of success is determined by the student's ability to select and make satisfactory garments in her home. Four semesters of clothing are offered. Each semester deals with definite problems such as textiles, design, clothing selection and care. Miss Mina Morris is instructor. afeferia -55:9 Rayment and Smith, chefs Sfyfe Show Jonas, Vcmderweele, Post, and Demos-models Four semesters of classes in foods is offered in our high school, which in addition to teaching the fundament- als of the culinary arts, is helping to build the future homemakers of to- morrow. This is the direct result of girls Working and planning together. Foods is taught on a meal basis. The preparation of food, cafeteria manage- ment, nutrition, child care, and eti- quette, are all included in the foods courses. Miss Ruth Madison is in- structor. Luzior Q9 ay "CASH AND CARRIE" BY DOROTHY ROOD STEWART Cast of Characters Carrie Ferguson ................,.................................... Anne Ferguson .... Marilyn Ferguson Alberta Ferguson Trig Ferguson ...... Iudy Bowen ...........,.. Ienny Wharton Uncle Omar Tully Bradley Kirkwood Dorthula ....,...,.,,,...,,.,, Earl Cornick ......... .......Ieanne Booker .........,Charlotte Porter ,......,,,.,...Beverly Koch ........Marianne Takats ..,.....Clifford Goericke .........Nancy Premo ,.........Betty Doenges ..........Bob Scholtens ..................Iohn Eberly Gloria Iean Scales .Clayton Borgman .......Iune Maycroft Gerty ....................,.,.,.,..,..,.,,.,.,..,....,,.,,.,.,,.,..,.,,,.,,,.,. ...i....Beverly Smith Hon Iackson ......t..................................................... Sweetie Iackson .. Heaton Co-directors: Miss Iulia A. Royse and Mr. E. W. Gillaspy -90- "TOMORROW HEAVEN" Iay Young ............ Bradley Young ...... Cfrandma Young .. Llla Young .................. Carleton Young .... Anita Young ............ Ianet Young ................. Georgia Pendleton Keith Harbeson .......... Norman Detchum ......, Ilmmie Lee .............. Mr. Creighton ...... Miss Whiting ...,... Miss Holden ........ Miss Hopper ..,..... BY DANA THOMAS Cast of Characters ............Larry Iohnson ...,..Charles Norwood Mary Demitropoulos ...........Yvonne White ..................Iack Klimp ............-...Virginia Olsen .........Peggy Campsmith .........Harriet Scheiern .............Lowell Bush .......Douglas Premo ..............Billy Wood ............Lowell Nelson .........,,...,Doris Hunter ........Barbara Grammel ..,.,.....Audrey Riddell Mrs. Huggins ....... ......... B etty Musgrave Orrin Bigley ..................,.....,,............................................,. Bill Boelkins Commentator .......................................................,................,... Bob Doll Co-directors: Miss I ulia A. Royse and Mr. E. W. Gillaspy -91- oremics ORATORY David Wampler took First Place in Local Oratory Declamation, First in District, and Sec- ond in Regional contests for 1946. DRAMATIC Mary Dernitropoulos took First Place in the Local Dramatic Declamation contest and First in the District Contest, for 1946. In 1945, she took Second place in the Dramatic Declamation contest. She captured a Third place in Oratory in the Regional Contest in 1944. ORIGINAL Ioann Garland took a First Place in 1946 in the local Original Oratory contest: a First in the District Oratorical Declamation contest: and Sec- ond place in the Regional Oratorical contest. In 1945, Joann entered the Dramatic Declamation contest. EXTEMPORANEOUS Dorothy Gleisner captured First Place in the Regional contest for Extemporan- eous speakers. Douglas Premo placed First in the Local Contest tor 1946, and in 1945 was rated Third Place in the Regionals. -92- ebafe E' 'T' Bleich. Wampler, Booker, Gleisner. "Resolved, that every able-bodied male citizen of the United States should have one year of full time military training be- fore attaining the age of 24," was the debate question for this year. This year there were all new members and the affirmative and negative teams Went to Michigan High School, Forsenic Association held at Lansing, to debate. The teams debated against Iackson, Christian, and Grand Rapids Sexton. The de- bate class is under the direction of Mr. Eugene Gillaspy. -- 93.. THE VETERANS INSTITUTE Lt. Col. N. D. Vaughan DIRECTOR Public Law 346, 78th Congress, f more commonly known to everyone as the "G. I. Bill of Rights," provides, in general, that any veteran of World War II, other than those dishonorably dis- charged, is entitled to complete his edu- cation at government expense. In addi- tion to a yearly grant of S500 for tui- tion, fees, etc., a veteran may draw a monthly subsistence allowance, the amount of which varies if the veteran is married. The amount of educational benefits that the veteran may obtain is usually an amount equal to the num- ber of months spent in active service, plus twelve, but can not exceed a total of 48 months. Inasmuch as many men were called into service prior to finishing high school, and since it was felt that this community should offer an educational opportunity to local veterans, it was re- solved by the Muskegon Heights Board of Education-"to authorize its Super- intendent of Schools to make the neces- sary arrangements for the establishment and maintenance of a Veterans' Insti- tute ol Muskegon Heights, Michigan-." As a result, all eligible veterans who wish to do so may take advantage of this opportunity to finish their high school studies. The purpose of the Veterans' Insti- tute is, therefore, to offer educational opportunities to the returned service- man. Among the types of study pro- grams offered are: the eaming of a high school diploma: the earning of college entrance requirements: the study of special trade or occupational courses! this type is usually undertaken by the older veteran who is already estab- lished in a trade or specialty: the study of subjects related to "On-the-Iob" training program for veterans: finally, the purely academic study of subjects for background, cultural purposes, or lor a self-planned review or refresher prior to entering a college or university. For most students, the work is ac- complished under a supervised corres- pondence study plan. Veterans who so desire are enrolled in regular daily classes in the Senior High School. Un- der the correspondence system, students send completed work to the correspond- ence school in which they are enrolled. The school fumishes the lessons. cor- rects and grades them, and returns them to the student. All correspondence study is done under the direct supervi- sion of the Directors of the Veterans' Institute. Upon successful completion of the courses, Mr. Bolt, principal of the Senior High School, awards credit to the student towards his diploma or col- lege entrance requirements. All vete- rans who complete their prescribed cur- riculum are considered as graduates of Muskegon Heights High School, and are awarded diplomas. Veterans enrolled in the Institute meet from 3:30 P.M. to 9:30 P.M. with an hour off for dinner. This schedule is followed for the regular school days, Monday through Friday. Most of the study is done in the Cafeteria, which is ad- mirably suited to this type of program. Most, but not all, of the veterans en- rolled in the Institute are former Heights High Students. Some are finishing high school, while a good number have pre- viously graduated and are now work- ing to complete college entrance re- quirements. All of them-influenced by their service experiences - are deter- mined to work off a lack they have al- ready felt rather keenly-the lack of education. The war has impressed rather firmly in their minds that educa- tion is a prerequisite of their future. The student body might be termed cr "Teacher's Ideal" class of students. These are mature and serious students, yet possessing a broad and practical sense oi humor. They know what they want and are eager to leam. Some of them were irresponsible while in high school, but are now ruefully admitting that such a lack of application pays poor dividends. These men have found out the "hard way," that "Knowledge is Power".

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