Star of the Sea Academy - Stella Maris Yearbook (San Francisco, CA)

 - Class of 1953

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. ,xi --.M-1 ,,,:xx1. x 'mfs .Jn . Rx: Xi g.,,.:q A .xi X xx X kfixgf - V , :N :gf , z 4 X X. f rx -AGN . ,. 9 . b ggi: : if -v - x XM x. X ,g1.:,,.33121p xx -13:18 ?:',:5?,- :X ' A X A-,zfhx .., X ' .- .1 X V: X T'-wr' M. I -Paw- U S fl THE SENIOR CLASS PRESENTS . . . 7 953 S+ar of +he S CADEM San Francis Califor A SENlOR'S REVERIE . . . TURN BACK THE PAGES of fhe years and lei us glimpse fhree red-leH'er days in fha hisiory of our Alma Maier . . . Sunday. January 2, i909-our school blessed by +he renowned Reverend Peler Yorlc. June 28, I9 I2-+he firsi' graduarion exercises for Sfar of 'rhe Sea's commercial class of +hree girls and four boys. June I9, l9I4-Commencemenf Day 'For fhe firsl' graduafes of Slar of 'rhe Sea High School. And down fhe years, since fhen. ihrough fhe porfals of our loved Alma Marer. scores of laughfer-brighr girls have sfepped in an ever- changing procession of differenl' faces and personaliiies. Each girl carries God-given +alen+s which Alma Maier endeavors +0 develop 'ro rheir full power of beaufy and ufiliry. Happy school days will fade info memories, buf nor, we pray, rhe all-imporfanl' lessons learned here ai' our loved Alma Mafer, Srar of +he Sea. RighT Reverend P. L. Ryan, P. A. V. G. Zealous priesT, unTiring educaTor, loyal Triend, and kind pasTor, To you we dedicaTe This loook in which are reTlecTed The besT years oT our lives, our ioys and sorrows, our hopes and wishes, and our dreams Tor The TuTure. WiTh your aid The seed oT grace was TirsT planTed in our hearTs and souls. When we walk Through These porTals Tor The lasT Time, may The seed which you planTed bear abundanT TruiT. The STudenT Body exTends This dedic:aTion To you, dear Monsignor, wiTh The hope ThaT iT will express more Tully Than we could our hearT- TelT Thanks Tor all you have done Tor your children aT STar oT The Sea. jim 'May The Body of Our Lord Jesus Chris? preserve your soul unTo life everlasiingf' STar of The Sea Academy Dear GraduaTes: IT is wiTh much regreT ThaT l Thinlc oT your leaving our Academy aT The end of The school year. l TeliciTaTe you on The awards Trorn The CaTholic ExTension and The Banlc OT America and Tor The scholarships you have won aT NoTre Dame College, BelmonT. As a class you have given saTisTacTion by willing cooperaTion wiTh your Teachers, careful sTudy OT The work assigned, and your successful eTTorTs in developing a loyal school spiriT. You seniors are The largesT class and one oT The TinesT ThaT, so Tar, has gone Trom our Academy To The graduaTion exercises. IT is consoling To Thinlc ThaT some OT you, l hope many, are enTerTaining The saluTary ThoughT oT joining us in carrying on Our Blessed Lord's worlc oT salvaTion. ParenTs should Teel signally honored when one or more of Their children are called by Our Blessed Lord To help l-lim in l-lis worlc oi saving souls. Wherever your Tield oT endeavor lies, you carry wiTh you my blessing and besT wishes Tor your success. l lcnow you ioin me cordially in my expression oT deep graTiTude To MoTher Ursula and The good SisTers who have helped so much To give you The proper ToundaTion Tor a useTul, healThy, acTive CaTholic liTe. May God bless Them and you in all TuTure eTTorTsl P. l.. Ryan, V.G. PasTor 74.4, to 20240. Uwmnlvm, THE FACULTY Molher Mary Ursula-Principal Sisfer Adele Marie-English, Spanish Sisler Mary Cyril-Business Sisler Palricia Clare-English, Hislory Sisler Anne Cecilia-Science, Malhemalics Sisler S+. James-l-lis+ory, French Sisler Eugene-l-lislory, Maihemalics Sisfer Helen Clare-English, Glee Sisler Calherine Therese-Lalin, Ari' Mrs. Bernice Nix-l-lome Economics Miss Geraldine Broyer, RN.-Home Nursing Miss June l-lilchcoclc-Aihlelics Miss Joan Monle-Aihlelics These are The 'reachers under whose guidance we hope lo develop spirilual, social and physical habils 'rha+ Tosleninielligenl parlicipalion in domeslic and civic affairs These are The leachers who slrive daily lo inslill inlo us a deeper love of God a more profound Calholic oulloolc, and a grealer sense ol: moral responsibilily. These are The 'reachers whose only desire is 'ro make us Calholic women who will draw orhers closer 'ro God. The Sludonf Council in action. LEFT TO RIGHT: Mariana Neil, Peggy Foley, Jeanefle Da Lucchi, Marcella Fabing, Ann Sanglacomo, Barbara Biguereau, Agnes O'Donnell, Anno Hanley, Carla Macdonald, Anloinolle Do Lucchl, and Sandra Nicholson. Endq, fnuncil, Sludenl' governmenl is a direcl preparalion 'For inlelligenl parlicipalion in govern- menl affairs in lhe adull world. By parlicipaling in The sludenl governmenl' of our liH'le school world, we Slars are lrained lo lake an aclive and inlelligenl' parl in civic governmenl. The loesl of all governmenls is lhal one which 'reaches us 'lo govern ourselves. This, in shorl, is 'rhe main purpose of Slar's Sludenl Council. lls duly is lo lrain and guide 'rhe sludenl body and lo serve as medialor belween lacully and sludenl. The council meels 'rwice a monlh lo plan sfudenl' aclivilies. enlerlainmenls, and sludenl body meelings. The fine spiril of cooperalion and respecl' 'rhal pervades our school may be allribuled in no small measure lo The capabilily and leadership of 'rhe girls who make up our sludenl council. Qnwn, SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS SEATED: Sandy Nicholson president LEFT TO RIGHT: PaTricia McSweeney, secretary: Anna Mao O'ClJonnor, Treasurer: Marianna Neil, vice-president THE FINAL CURTAIN has Tallen. The IighTs have been dimmed, and once again a graduaTing class bids Tarewell To "STar." Four years seem a long Time: and yeT, These years have passed so quickly, IT seems only yesTerday ThaT we came in-wide-eyed Treshmen bewildered by The inTricacies oT high school liTe, anxious To please, eager To do. ready aT all Times To parTicipaTe in Alma lvIaTer's every enTerprise. And as The days rolled by, we garnered noT only knowledge buT CaTholic ideals. Then dawned SepTember 5, l952, and we Tound ourselves high and mighTy seniors playing The main roles in The drama which is school. These nine monThs have been Tilled wiTh dear, never-To-be-TorgoTTen acTiviTy. cherished The more since iT will be our lasT aT STar. And now The noTes of "Pomp and CircumsTance" resound in our ears and Tremors of exciTemenT Till our hearTs. Tears glisTening in our eyes. did you say? Yes, Tears boTh of joy and oT sorrow: joy, because graduaTion means achievement sorrow, because graduaTion means goodbye. A challenging world beckons us. Mary, STar of The Sea. be aT our side! 1"""f if sw .ff Irv! gy!! O LEILANI ACKLAND Pefife . . . Poised . . . Debonair . . . Flair for fhe dramafic . . . Lively conversafionalisf . . . Bowling fan . . . Loves fo model . . . Pef peeve: Safurday affer- noons . . . Fufure in merchandising field. JOAN ALBERTI Glee club . . . Tops in school spirif . . . Pleasanfly chaffy . . . Big E clerk . . . Pef peeve: lower lockers . . . Inez, in the Gondoliers . . . lO-year Sfar . . . Sfafe bound . . . Fufure feacher. MARGARET ANDRE Peggy . . . I3-year Sfar . . . Pef peeve: lo be called Peg . . . "Red" . . . Spoffed fan . . . Favorife time: 3:00 p.m .... Cordialify personified . . . Sympafhefic and fruslworfhy . . . Ouief. SHIRLEY BAPTISTE "Bernie" . . . Hawaii born . . . Pe? peeve: draff . , . Parks Air Force fan . . . "Jerry" . . . Favorife expres- sion: "l figure" . . . Genfle of speech . . . Carries Hawaiian sunshine in her smile. NANCY BASSET "Nan" . . . 2-year Sfar . . . Pingepong whiz . . . Cify Treasurer for Youfh in Governmenf Day . , . Pef peeve: debafing . . . Favorife expression: "Tell me if isn'f greaf" . . . Sweef and thoughtful. BARBARA BIGUEREAU "Barb" . . . Capfains fhe Sfudenf Body by her smiling leadership . . . Junior Class Presidenf . . . Sophomore Veep . . . Glee Club, four years . . . Talenfed piano player . . . Basketball Varsify Manager . . . Class feams , . . Personalify plus. ARLINE BOE "Bo - - ee". . . Sporfs a 'SI Buick. . . Weakness: 'rwins . . . Green eyes and auburn lresse-s . . . "Greafness" . . Commercialife . . . Bookkeeping whiz . . . Pefife . . Pet peeve: puncfual people. ROSEMARY BOURNE "Rosie" . . . Presidenf of Liferary Commiffee . . . Bank of America Award . . . Beaufiful hair . . . "Poison Oak Girl" . . . Always franquil and agreeable . . . Frank and Ernesf . . . Pef peeve: converfible with fhe fop down . . . College bound. 6 1135 PAT BRADSHAW Glee Club , . . industrious . . . "Sonny" . . . Pet Peeve: Lipstick . . . "Chiquita" . . . Horses and more horses . . , Accomplished rider . . . Daily commuter . . . Fua ture Veterinarian . . . Davis bound. MARY ANN BRIONES Drill team . . . Frosh and Soph cheerleader . . . Dark haired beauty . . . Pet Peeve: Aches and pains . . . Bobby's hobby . . . Canadian Capers . . , Lively and natural . . . Radiant . . . Habla Espanol? MARTHAJOAN BUCKLEY Four-year Star . . , Lone Mountain scholarship . . . "Marty" . . . Beaming complexion . . . industrious in a quiet way . . . Secret ambition: A red Pontiac con- vertible . . . USF enthusiast. CAROLE CABRINHA Tall, dark, terrific , . . Pet Peeye: Navy Orders . . . Hails from Hawaii . . . Hula expert . . . Favorite ex- pression: "Oh, well I guess" . . . Good natured and light hearted. PAULA CARRIGAN Frosh secretary . . . Drill team . , . Notre Dame, Bel- mont scholarship . . . "tl-ley blondie!" . . . Camer-a enthusiast . . . Pet Peeve: Red skirts . . . Progressive iazz . . , "Casual Carrigan" . , . Weakness: Checks . . . Adds class to the classroom. MARY FAITH CARROLL Patron committee chairman . . . Transterred from Marin in third year . . . Drives '52 Buick . . . Favorite exprese sion: "Gottscha" . . . Blue eyes and vivid personality . . . Stylish . . . Pet Peeve: School on Monday morn- ings . . . Unequaled sense of humor. SHIRLEY CHIATELLO Two-year Star . . . "Shirl" . . . Favorite expression: "You're kidding" . . , Blue eyes . . . Smilinq . . . Pet Peeve: "Bills" . . . Fiend tor cleanliness . . . Generous . . . Favorite pastime: Leisureliness . . . Always in good spirits. JUNE COONEY "Junie" , . . Corresponding Sec. of Senior Calaroga Club at St. Dominics . . , Pet Peeve: Old ialopies . . . Likes M.G.'s . . . Warm, friendly spirit beneath a quiet exterior . . . Searsville Lake fan . . . The small one . . . "l'll never smile again, ha, ha." I SHEILA CONNORS Sugar from Vermont . . . True-blue . . .Winning smile Stylish dresser . . . Neatness personified . . . Sparkling blue eyes . . . Favorite expression: "Oh Johnny!" . . . lndustrious in a quiet way. MARGARET CRIEGER "Margie" . . . Soft brown curls . . .Cute as punch . . . Air Force admirer . . .Terrific dancer . . . "Ball'n the iacl:" . . . Pet Peeve: little sisters . . . A whiz at sewing . . . Irish temper. CLARICE CUSICK "Toots" . . . Favorite expression: "Wat's da matta" . , . Drives a tan "Olds" . . . Always laughing . . . Pet peeve: clean shoes . . . Ambition to have short hair without cutting it. ROSEMARY DALY "Rosie" . . . Drill Team . . . "Goofus" . . . Laughing blue eyes . . . Machine gun laugh . . Cheerful and loveable . . . Favorite expression: "Youse lcids better not" . , . Pet peeve: tan people.. . McNamara's Band. MELISSA DANEMAN "Mell" . . . Two years drill . . . First place dance con- test . . . The O'l River . . . "Bronco buster" . . . Pet peeve: One day diets . . . Beautiful brown hair . . . Sparkling rumor . . . Winsome. SHIRLEY DIAS Always pleasant . . . Honolulu wahine . . . Three years baseball and volleyball . . . Pet peeve: catching colds . . . Favorite expression: Hm'm , . . Artistically in- clined . . , Marines Memorial fan. BARBARA DOWD "Bobbie" . . . Mixture of Mulligan slew and enchi- ladas . . . Favorite pastime: Reiding . . . Beautiful black hair . . . Attractive . . . Favorite vacation spot: the office . . . Quiet, gay humor . . . Demure and com- posed. ADELE DUNNE Stella Maris Editor . . . Parish Sodality . . . Keyboard whiz . . . Weakness: trumpet play- ers . . . Great sport . . . ln perpetual state of motion Pet peeve: bulletin boards . . . Vivacious and unaffected. L'la.M,1,-,415 ESTHER EDERY Library Club . . . Achievement Award . . . Intellectual . . . "Takes two to tango" . . . Sparkling personality . .. Language expert . . , Weakness: College grads . . . Cal . . . Pet Peeve: Finding a book -she hasn't read. ANGELES ESTEVA Sodality Secretary . . . Student Body Veep in Junior Year . . . Frosh Prexy . . . "Bona" . . . Bank of America Award . . . Co-editor of Stella Maris . . . Belmont scholarship . . . A wit for iournalism . . . Weakness: Laughter and believes anyone. PEGGY FOLEY Sodality Prefect . . . Vice Prefect in Junior Year . . Volleyball Class Team Captain ...Varsity 2 years . .. Class Basketball Team . . . Glee Club 4 years . . . Drill Team I year . . . Always a good friend . . . Determined . . . Outstanding school spirit. DOROTHY FOY "Dot" . . . Cla-ss Volleyball Team . . . One-leqged Drill Team Member . . . Glee Club . . . Hilarious laughter . . . Future business career . . . "l know" . . . Effer' yescent personality . . . Shining hair . . , Pet Peeve: Photoqenic people. PAT FRANK Junior Class Cheerleader . . . School cheerleader . . . Stella Maris co-business manager . . . Patti Lee . . . Graceful . . . Boundless energy . . . Pet Peeve: Giant hives . . . Owner of popular river chalet . . . Weakness: tall blondes. TH ERESA GARD ELLA "Terry" . . . Better late than never . . . Chico . . . Fa- vorite car, M.G ,... Always in a hurry . . . Casual. . . Business world . . . Pet Peeve: Temperamental alarm clocks . . . Composed and reliable. ANNE GLOISTEIN Glee Club . . . "Giulia" . . . GAA . . , Rally Commit- tee . . . AAB . . , Basketball and volleyball varsities . . . Class Team . . . Baseball enthusiast. . . Laughing brown eyes . . . Cheery smile . . . Ambitious . . , Pet peeve: Little brothers. JOYCE GOLDMAN Varsity member 2 years , . . Basketball Class Team . . . All around sports lover . . . Always smiling . . . Pet Peeve: Freckles . . . Gives terrific parties . . . Gridley bound . . . Weakness: "Gym," S O MARY ELIZABETH HAMPTON "Mac Beth". . .Shorty . . . Striking hair and expressive eyes . . . Good things come in small packages . . . Favorite expression: You're kidding . . . Rio Nido . . . Loves to dance . . . Pet peeve: Appendix. MARIAN HECKERT "Mimi" . . . Soph prexy . . . Frosh secretary . , . Drill team . . , G.A.A. secretary . . . Rally committee . . . A.A.B. member . . . Punctuality plus . . . Loveable . . , Russian River enthusiast . . . Blue-eyed bombshell . . Personality personified. GERTRUDE HEI NTZEN "Trudy" . . . Terrific artist . . . Cooperation plus . . Seen but not heard . . . Pet peeve: Studying . . . Always in style . . . Tahoe enthusiast . . . Blonde locks . . . Everyone's pal . . . Thoroughfgoing for what she undertakes. LAU RA HERRGOTT Serene charm . . . Sweet-rnannered . . . Pleasant and courteous . . . Ambition: M.R,S. Degree . . Always impeccably groomed . . . Likes to travel . . . Reserved . . . a time student. IRENE JERABEK Four year Star . . . Corresponding Secretary Jr, Cal- aroga Club at St. Dominics . . . Pet peeve: Home work . . . Likes '46 Fords . . . casual walk and talk . . . Los Gatos fan . . . Jerry . . . Favorite expression: "Some day-Boy." SHARLENE JOHNSON Model driver . . . Cool, calm and collected . . . Neat' ness plus . . . Glee Club . . . Bird-like appetite . . . Sweet disposition . . . Favorite expression: "Oh no" . . . Pet peeve: "Share." CAROL JORDAN Four year Glee Club member . . . G.A.A. card puncher . . . A,A.B. secretary . . . Gondolier of '53 . . . Weak- ness: Fellow named Sam . . . Impromptu party giver . , . Pet peeve: People dropping in without warning. JEAN KERN Co-business manager of STELLA MARIS . . , Two-year Glee Club member . . . "The Gondoliers" . . . Library Club . . . Superior student . . . Tall, dignified and placid , . . Pet peeve: Lack of tall men . . . Cooperative. Klan, ng, 5 FRANCES KILKER "Fran" . . . Comrnercialile . . . Skilled egueslrienne . . . Sox . . . Always calm and poised . . . Pel peeve: Disrespecf . . . Ambition: To parficipale in rodeos . . . A sincere, hard-working sfudenf. MAUREEN LALLY "Moses O'Lally" . . . Argyle Queen . . . Belmonl schol- arship . . . Favorile pastime: Tornfoolery . . . Pel peeve: The food in fhe cafe.. . Neal and lrim . . . "Oh Golly" . . . Opfirnislic and congenial . . . We Think she's lops. LOIS LANE "Lo" . . . Rally Chairman . . .Volleyball and Baskel- ball varsilies . . . "S+ardusf" column . . . Freckles . .. Lake Counly lan . . Always good for a laugh . . . "l'm medilafingu . . . Horace and friends . , . Allacks every proiecf wifh a will. MARY ELLEN LEPE "Melon-choly" . . . 4 year Glee Club . . . Glee Club Secrefary . . . Parish Sodalify Veep . . . Enlhusiaslic . . . Always cheerful . . . Roguish . . . "Hey, kiddies" . . Per peeve: Being pushed. DOLORES LOPEZ "Doe" . . . Soph Treasurer . . . Shorl . . . Qualify, noi guanfily . , . Teacher of amaleur argyle kniffers . . . Pe? peeve: Taller people . . . The Fish Faclory . . . Hoi Tamale! KYRIA LOUCEL "KiHv" . . . From down San Salvador way . . . dark, laughing eyes wilh Spanish sparkle . . . lrrepressible laughler . . . Fun-loving and vivacious . . . Pei peeve: CHEEZE sandwiches. MARGUERITE LUQUE Library Club . . . Class baskelball and volleyball leam . . . Sfraighl from "Gay Paree" . . . "Ooh La La". . . Big lease . . . Pel peeve: Reporl cards . . . Weakness: Scissors and long hair . . . Fulure R.N. ELIZABETH MACDONALD "Belle" . . . Library Club . . . Calm . . . Sincere and good-nafured . . . Always near and lidy , . . Sofl spoken .. . Besl big sisler . . . "Last ray of sunshine" . . . Ful lure R.N. A,-fe . sg ea 5 HQJ if vw!! is s Ji 5 . CONNIE MARTIN Frosh drill captain . . . Dude and her singing guitar . . . High trap enthusiast . . . Terrific personality . . . Theatrically inclined . . . Famous suede iacket . . . Pet peeve: Short fellows. JOAN McKEEVER "Beaver" . . . I3 year Star . . . Favors "russian" to the River . . . "Oh heavens" . . . Jokes galore . . . Comic lyricist . . .Always tull of fun . . . Kindness personified . . . Always willing . . . Pet peeve: Going to bed early. JANE MCMAH ON "When lrish eyes are smiling" . . . Fine sense of humor . . . Loves to sing . . . Glee Club . . . Star's latest are rival from Ireland . . . Pet peeve: To be called "Janie" . . . the colleen with the soft voice and sweet smile. ANNE MCMULLEN Blew in from New York. . . Mad driver . . . A wonder- iul pal . . . Long eyelashes . . . Naturally curly hair . . . "Chautteur de taxi" . . . "Snap it up" . . . Weak- ness: Spaghetti and meatballs. JOANNE MCNALLY "Mickey" . . . Volleyball varsity . . . 2 year class volleyball captain . . . Drill Team . . .Winning smile . . . Warm-hearted and unpretentious . . . "Graceful" . . . Always floored . . . Weakness: Food. PATRICIA MCSWEEN EY "Patty" . . . Glee Club . . . Senior Class secretary . . . Drill Team . . . Head Cheer Leader . . . Good driver . . . Fashionable clothes ...Class spirit. . . Cute . . Full of fun . . . Enthusiastic . . . Loyal. CLAIRE MCVEIGH Jr. and Soph. Secretary . . . Associate editor ot Stella Maris . . . Winsome and dependable . . . it-liqh ideals . . . Remarkable poetess . . . Million word a minute girl . . , True friend . . . Always in a dither . . . "Cheaper bythe Dozen." OLGA MICHELINI "Peanuts" . . . Genial . . . Little and quick . . . Witty . . . Favorite expression: "Stop bothering me" . . . Short hair styles . . . Ambition: To be a size ten . . Personality beams from her smile. 6'laM,ng5 MARIA E. MONGE "Nena" . . . Amiable . . . Quiet . . . Forqettul . .'. Helpful to Spanish students . . . Plans to be MRS. soon . . . Pixie glasses . . . Green-eyed Latin-American beauty . . . Pet peeve: Tests . . . "l'm late, l'm late." SSN .sf E ' LUCIA Monoues I S, X Fun loving . . . Friendly . . . "l-low" . . . Ambition: To Y 5 . learn how to drive . . . Poodles . . . Pet peeve: Paper it borrowers . . . Rollicking laughter . . . "I-lot Toddy" . . . Weakness: Yellow convertibles. PATRICIA MURPHY "Patty Murph" . . . Drill team . . . First place dance contest . . . Scissors happy . . . Sniffles . . . Frankie Laine imitator . . . Pet peeve: "Bruges" . . . Twinkling eyes . . . Luck of the Irish. SHEILA MURPHY "Chee-Chee" . . . Likes Ti -anish records . . . A DeSoto is the car . . . Favorite 1- 'essionz "I'm sure" . . . Pet peeve: Other Murphy's . . lischievous . . . Irish and BARBARA MURRAY Whimsical . . . A ready smile . . . Green-blue eyes . . . "Oh, to gain five pounds" . . . Efficient seamstress . . . Weakness: Jewelers . . . Life's ambition: To qet a good tan . . . Pet peeve: Cracked ping-pong balls. MARIANNA NEIL Senior Class Veep . . . CUC . . . Junior Treasurer . . . Four-year varsity . . . Heart o' gold . . . Patience per- sonified . . . Unexcitable . . . Her finger in every school pie . . . Pet peeve: Freckles and glasses . . . "What time it is?" SANDRA NICHOLSON Sandy . . . Senior Class Prexy . . . Soph. baseball cap- tain . . . Student Body Secretary '52 . . . 4 year var- sity . . . Glee Club . . . Lives to eat . . . Pet peeve: Lipstick . . . One in a million . . . Quiet sincerity. "Pussy" . . . Frosh Veep . . . GAA President . . .Senior Treasurer . . . Our Lady's Chairman , . . 4 year varsity player . . . Spark of athletic ventures . . . Glee Club . . . "Sheriff" . . . "You're not funny!" . . . indis- pensable to campus activity . . . Loves company. proud of it. U I 4. 5 fi ANNA MAE O'CONNOR Q use I MARGARET O'CONNOR Twelve-year Star . . . Big E Fashion Board represenla- live . . . Library Club . . . Drill Team . . . "OC" . . . Bubbling laughrer and dimples . . . Milk shake experl . . . Always friendly . . . Pele peeve: lo be called Maggie. KATHLEEN O'SULLlVAN "Kalhy" . . . Glee Club Prexy . . . Glee Club 4 years ... "Mar'lha" . . .Tessa in "The Gondoliersu . . .The Irish Colleen with the golden voice . . . Quiet, sweel manner bul dynamic on slage . . . Pe? peeve: lo be called Kalie. ALICE OWENS "Al" . . . Complorneler 'reacher . . . Senior seamslress . . . Favorile subiecr: lunch . . . Dependable . . .Gen- erous . . , Genfle and unoblrusive . . , The perlecf lady . . . Pel peeve: homework. JANET PETERSON "Peley" . . . Tennis and Volleyball Varsity . . . Library Club . . . Beauliiul eyes . . . Sun Valley Gal . . . Unpre- diclable . . . Agile dancer . . . Sonia Henie's corn- pelilor . . . Fulure pharmacisl . . . Pei peeve: clean shoes. EDNA PETROCCHI "Toni" . . . Two year drill . . .Trademark: beaulilul hair . . . Snow and sun lover . . . Enioys variely . . . A conlagious laugh . . . Nonchalanl . . . The soul of friendliness . . . Member of The Big E Slaff. BARBARA RALLIS Publicily Chairman . . . Slafl arf edilor . . . Long hair . . . Craves French iries . . . "How aboul Thai?" . . . Rio Nido . . . Pel peeve: sludyinq . . . Life's ambilionz lo ride in a red converlible. MAUREEN REIDY Junior, Senior drill capiain ...Junior Veep . . .Win- ning smile . . . Good imaginafion . . . Dramatic eyes . . . Ambition: lo gel a driver's license and marry inlo Forl Knox . . . Pei peeve: moody people. SYDNEY REIS "Sid" . . . l-learlv cough . . . Enlhusiasm plus . . . Sociable . . . Arfislic . . . Talented chef . . . Dark laugh ing eyes . . . Housemaid's knee . . . Surry Inn inhab- ilanl . . . Pel peeve: lhe boy nexl door. 6 055 KATHLEEN ROCHE I STELLA MARIS typist . . . Everybody's helper . . . Studi- ous . . . Keen mind . . . Vocabulary tiend . . . Classy glasses . . . "Gadyookes!" . . . Pet peeve: to be called "Katie" . . . Attacks all proiects with a will. DOROTHY ROZZANO The girl with the private tutor . . . Wide and varied interests . . .cheerful . . . Accomplished seamstress . . . "Dot" . . . Pet peeve: "people who won't come to sec me" . . . The girl we love. CAROLYN SANDINO "Kari" . . . Drill team . . . Frosh and Soph cheerleader . . . Sophistication . . . Future secretary . . . Sports a white Chevy . . . Fairtax tan . . . Tawny tan . . .Dancing shoes. ANN SANGIACOMO Student Body Treasure . . .4 year Glee Club . . . Drill team . . . Supervisor, Youth in Government Day . . . Peaches and cream complexion . . . Bright as a new penny . . . Unequaled sincerity . . . Enthusiastic student. MARILYN SCARDINA Parish Lite Committee . . . Dimples with short curly locks , . . Trim and gracious . . . Pleasing speaking voice . . . Responsible . . . Favorite pastime: eating French fries with catsup. BARBARA SCHLARMAN "Bibbi" . . . Clothes parade . . . Golden tan . . . Burry . . . Satiresque blonde . . . "Up the country" . . . Drill team . . . "Why" . . . Never lost tor words . . . Always good tor a discussion. CAROL SCHNEIDER Four year Glee Club. . . Library Club.. . lndustrious and demure . . . Pansy-blue eyes . . .Quiet . . .Arqyle specialist.. . Pet peeve: Spelling . . . Ambition: To be President ofthe l Dread Red Club. SUZANNE SCOTT Sue . . . Parish Sodality Prexy , . . Drill team . . . Beauti' lul brown eyes . . . Everyone's friend . . . Pet pecve: getting up ear'y . . . Favorite expression: Guess what? . . . Radiates cheerlulness. F ., NK! ,I Q. Rf. , . "'v---s...-,,s . 5 ff Q . -gr W.. 351. X Q ss s x S S 555 PATRICIA SIU MARY JANE SULLIVAN Polsie . . . Talkalive . . . Lively . . Junior Cheer Leader "Janie" . . , Commercial whiz . . . News Sfar's cookie supplier , . . Michael' CheerIeader...Glee Club edilor of STELLA MARIS . . . Frosh besl love . . . Smiles rellrral inner hnppi 4 years , . . Drill leam . . . Weakness: Drill Team . . . Tennis enlhusiasl . . . ness . . . Considerale . , . Fayorile ex- Tall men . . . Pel peeve: People who Glee Club . . . Black curly hair . . . prcssion: "Wol hoppen?" change lheir minds. is ,fr Nealness plus . , . "Casilda" in oper- ella . . . Sweef personalily. X .1 ELEANOR VAN ALSTINE JOAN VARAIN "El" . . , Glee Club . . . Volleyball . . , Glee Club . . . Lalin scholar . . . Tennis Enerqelic . , . Sporls flashy glasses . . . fiend . . . Pel peeve: People who call Chico . . . Camera Clicker , . . Horse- her "Joanie" . , . Enerqelic lalker . , . back walker . . . Pel peeve: The arf of Friendly smile . . . Favorile expression: lofsinq qloves . . . Ambilion: WAVE "OH boy!" o icer. MARJORIE WALKER BARBARA YEE "Goldie" . . . Frosh Drill Team . . . Leader ol Chinese Band . . . Quiel . .. Boulder Creek . . , Favorife expression: Neal . . . Cule clolhes . . . Pel peeve: "I-li ya doll" . . . Ambilion: To lose Dirly shoes . . . Life'S ambilion: To hil weiqhl wilhoul dielincz . . . Weakness: Horners . . . Sweel personalily . . . So Pizza . . . "Oh Johnny" . , . A cheerful qenlle Thar she is sornelirnes overlooked. word for everyone. SANDRA VIVELL Sandy . . . Glee Club . , . Fulure R.N, Cule bangs and enviable eyebrows . . . Vivacious personelily . . . Charrninq, enerqelic, ambilious . . . Favorile ex pression: "l'm sure." . . , River vase lioner. .si ALLA ZAITSEFF Unconlrollecl Iaughfer . . . "Shingle" . . . Pe? peeve: Anonymous phone calls . . . "The River" . . . Bop enlhusiasl . . . Terrific fan . . . Pholoqenic . . . "Blue Moon" ...Always ready lo loin the fun, Marianna Neil Kyria Loucel Rosemary Daly Shirley Dias Sandy Nicholson Clarice Cusick Pal Bradshaw Lucia Morones Sharlene Johnson Alla Zaiiseff Edna Pefrocchi Barbara Rallis Irene Jerabek Joyce Goldman Laura Herrqo?l Joan McKeever Margueriie Luque Marianne Briones Adele Dunne Dolores Lopez Pal MurphV Joanne Spinqola Alice Owens June Cooney Mary Belh Hamplon Carolyn Sandina Frances Kilker Dorofhy Foy Marion Heckerl Nancy Bassefr Maureen Reidy Belle Macdonald Gerlrude Heinfzen Shirley Chialello Theresa Gardella Pa? McSweeney Jane? Peferson Paula Carriqan Lois Lane Anne McMullen Sydney Reis Anna Mae O'Connor Pal Siu Barbara Murray Olga Michelini Jane Sullivan Pa? Frank Mary Faifh Carroll Rosemary Bourne Barbara Schlarmann Mary Ellen Lepe Barbara Biquereau Peggy Foley Eleanor Van Alsline Barbara Dowd Claire McVeiqh Joan Alberli Suzanne Scoif Carol Schneider wma, IISI FIRST ROW, leff fo riqhr: S. Benneff, J. Dunn, S. Cooney, A. Hanley, J. Brannen, P. Good, J. Asch, A. Hause, J. Graham, T. deBeIlis, J. Conquest, J. Impaslafo, G. Griffin. SECOND ROW: F. Chan, J. Baulisla, C. Landucci, J. Fallon, J. Claussen, S. Caruso, M. Bellan, E. Kollias. THIRD ROW: M. Daly, J. Backsledl, R. Hess, C. Breen, V. Klinqman, A. Gonzalez, B. Collrell, M. Kells, M. Flynn, C. Lacampagne, D. J. Fuller, E. Bisso, J. Crieger. FOURTH ROW: D. Con- sani, M. Hogan, H. Biancalana, M. Fabing, H. Keaveney, M. Gee, C. Fong, D. Harringfon, E. Jiu, B. Chin, K. Lang, C. Breen, S. Jeong, R. Hansen. FIFTH ROW: C. Fifzsimons, E. Fayne, M. Babbage, M. Johnson, M. Cummins, B. Hurabiell, N. Hughes, V. Baciocco, R. Kelleher, M. Cush, A. Hanna, S. Barreff, D. Couch. jho, ' . Upperclassmen al lasll Loolcing backward, how quiclcly lhese lhree years have passed, and here we are slanding on lhe lhreshold ol seniorhood. Our iunior year has been filled wilh happy limes. lvlany are 'rhe days lhal sland oul in our album ol memories. Can we ever lorgel lhe lhrill ol pride lhal was ours when our new class ollicers look over? And lhen lhere was 'rhal lirsl class meeling and our gleaming resolu- lions lo be upperclassmen ol whom Alma lvlaler could be proud. A kaleidoscope ol memories flashes be-lore us: our smoolh gliding duo in 'rhe dance conleslg our unique Halloween lhemeg lhe noliceable change in our waisllines as a resull ol our carnival lood cenler: wonderful games, an incomparable relrealg earning much and spending lavishly al Chrislmas lime, and burning lhe midnighl oil lor exams. Can we ever lorgel lhe anxiely wilh which we loolced lor lellows for "Beyond 'rhe Coral Reel" and lhe gaieiy wilh which we broom danced al noon? Whal a sense of achievemenl was ours when we IIS2 FIRST ROW, lefl lo righf: M. Sullivan, P. Tarrani, B. Williams, P. Lellman, J. McOuillan, C. Macdonald, V. McKinney, M. McArdle, P. McCloskey, D. Wehner. SECOND ROW: L. Pralo, L. Murphy, B. Melanephy, P. Ng, G. Lauderwasser, T. McEvoy, J. Molinari, J. Savanl, A. McGee, M. A. Perigo, T. Turner, J. O'Dwyer. THIRD ROW: K. Lohmeier, J. Meginness, S. Scardigli, J. Sullivan M. Moore, R. Murphy, A. Lee, A. O'Donnell, P. Kambur, P, McCormick, K. Walsh, C. Sfever. FOURTH ROW: B. McGowan, M. Semple, D. Tillson, B. Sweeney, J. Marly, L. Maioulef, R. Minudri, J. Reardon, C. Rankin, M. Wilson, D. Prendergasf, S. Marinos, V. Williams. FIFTH ROW: M. Spingola, B. Pedrini, J. Schilling, B. Mayer, J. Siu. M, Tire G, lewis A Nevin N. Neubercer E. Tvrrell M. A. Shea. V. Saunders. were given leading roles in The Gondoliers and when we monopolized lhe Mass pennanll And 'fhen came Field Day and wilh iusl pride we luslily cheered our leam. Brighl-eyed we recall our prom and once again iorrnals seem lo ruslle lo The rhylhm of dreamy dance lunes and ihe 'rread of counlless feel. And now come final exams and Class Day. Wilh a sadness in our hearls we receive lhe lasl' will and leslamenl of The deparling seniors. We are no longer juniors. Seniorhood is already a golden dawn! CLASS OFFICERS Presidenl . ,... Carle Macdonald Vice Presidenl .... . Joanne Dunn Secrelaryw. ,Marion Bellan IOSl FIRST ROW, leff lo righf: . A. De Lucchi, J. Glover, M. l Brown, S. Carlson, G. Hea- l ney, C. Collins, J. Von I Cleve, D. Draheim, C. Granl, J. Bufler, C. Con- nell. SECOND ROW: M. Essaff, G. Foy, J. Costello, M. C. Barry, J. Goldberg, L. Boyd, E. Daly, B. Chan, M. Driscoll, A. Ruil, J. Bourne, M. Chalmers. THIRD ROW: P. Cicone, D. Hillsman, B. Fallon, J. Far- nocchia, J. Juliano, N. Bap- lisfe, F. Caruso, S. Irving, S. Browning, J. Gaugenbauqh, S. Hardeman, J. A. Casey. FOURTH ROW: B. J. Baugh, N. Domachin, S. Crowley, D. Carson, M. Glennon, M. J. Barron, B. Gordon, A. Consuller, N. Hahn, B, Han- sen, G. Connelly, P. Dea. FIFTH ROW: A. Connolly, M. Daly, J. Benninghoff, E. Andronis, L. Drexler, J. Doyle, G. Donohue, J. Flynn, J. Jamison, S. Croqhan, J. Giovannoni, P. Chrislian. IOSZ FIRST ROW, lefl Io righl: M. Lyons, G. Lavin, P. Law- less, C. Shinlrwin, J. Schnei- der, G. Spurlin, L. Murphy, B. A. O'Shea, N. Reed, M. Miner, E. Mager, V. Mc- Nally. SECOND ROW: J. larranl, F. Ternullo, M. Nor- fon, K. Slevin, L. O'SulIivan, L. Pokrovslry, P. Purcell, J. Murphy, M. Saba, E. Moy- nahan, M. O'ConnelI, M. J. Neville, B. Peterson, C. Ryan, P. Wrenlmore, C. Langbehn. THIRD ROW: M. While, A. Sullivan, B, Sau- cedo, S. Raycrafl, D. Riley, C. Simi, M. Polacci, V. While, J. Yee, D. Mock, G, Thanos, B. Sorriva, C. Mai- nero. FOURTH ROW: M. P. Lemos, B. Levins, J. A. Mc- Keon, J. While, C. O'Brien, A.Villanueva, C. Lang, D.E. Rousseau, D. Lucas, S. Mul- renin, C. Miller, M. Powers. FIFTH ROW: S. Merrill, J. Lombardero, M. Mouchou, G. Moolharl, A. O'Hearn, M. Marrinel, J. Morris, E. Merla, J. Thornlon, M. Mal- loy, J. Van Alsfine, B. Kuc- serlra. K!aM,vf.15 THE SOPHOMORES RECALL . . . One rung less lo climlo in 'rhe ladder ol-high school achievemenls-lha'r's us, lhe sophomores! The Class ol IQSS has become lhoroughly acquainled wilh every phase of life al Slar. Our scholaslic rosler now includes a variely ol dirlicull yel inleresling sublecls. We delve inlo lhe puzzling world ol angles, reclangles, and circles: we slruggle wilh The inlricacies ol foreign languages. I-lowever, happy limes mix lhemf selves wilh our serious dulies. Now lhal lhe second mileslone of our high school career has been passed we can look back and say lhal we have slriven lo caplure Slar's line spiril. We wanl our Alma lvlaler lo be proud ol lhe Class of l955! CLASS OFFICERS Presidenl' Anloinelle De Lucchi VICG Presidenl Pal' lbemgg Secrelary Belly Ann O'Shea I 9SI I FIRST ROW, lell to right: M. Finnegan, E. Adams, J. Gomes, M. Brown, J. De- Lucchi, M. Dulaull, P. Ho- gan,J. FIynn,S. Curlis. SEC- OND ROW: M. Grigoris, C. Alon1o,J. Donovan, . Egan, C. Higgins, P. Dionisio, A. ' Beard, R. Fradella. THIRD ROW: J. Breslin, C. Bagan, D, Belfrano, D. Donohue, A. Fiqone, V. Brell, M. V. Easl- man, J. Guaraglia, P. Byrne, J. Badella. FOURTH ROW: C. Giani, L. Borfhen, N. Buyan, J. Courlney, B. Bi- darf, B. Feller, G. Evind. S. Cloplon, L. Baciocco. FIFTH ROW: F. DiBene, M. Clare, M. Hardeman, R. Doyle, M, Doherly, J. Donadio, P. Gordon, B. Hodge, B. Beck- erley, J. Guadaqnini. 9S2 FIRST ROW, Iefl Io righl: F. Woods, L. Reynolds, S. Slevens, J. Wagner, E. No- lan, S. Saloman, K. Shule, G. Waggener, S. Zamora. SECOND ROW:D.VaIencia, N. Alonzo, C. Nolan, G. Parlee, P. Leong, M. Mur- phy, D. Palenqal, D. More- house. THIRD ROW: E. Sweeney, A. Pelanda, C. Mariani, L. Nicholson, V. Lynch, M. Lucchesi, J. Mc- Evoy, N. Morris, C. Lulher, S. Moe. FOURTH ROW: P. Wehner, C. Murphy, J. Ra- mirez, A. Nullall, K. O'- Shea, G. Lambers, E. Porler, J. Wilson, N. Nalducci. FIFTH ROW: E. Polacci, J. O'ReiIIy, E. Sullivan, M. J. McMahon, K. Selinger, L. Macdonald, R. Welch, K. Kelly, K. Kendrick. Kia-Mffff' THE FRESHMEN WILL NEVER FORGET . . On Seplember 3, l952, ninely-live lillle freshmen proudly and eagerly embarked upon a lhrilling four-year advenlure ol sludy and aclivily al Slar ol lhe Sea Academy. Al lirsl il was disconcerling. We heard slrange phrases lilce "X -l- 2 Z 24" and "amo, amas, ama'l." No longer did we sil' al one deslc all day as we did in grammar school days. No, a bell would ring and oil lo anolher room and leacher we would go. Bur soon lhe log ol bewildermenl lilledg we became accuslomed lo life al Slar and caplured ils spiril. We learned lo loolc up lo and lo lollow in lhe loolsleps ol sophomores, iuniors and seniors. We enlered wilh zesl inlo every aclivily and now we are an imporlanl addilion-yes, a vilal parl ol lhe school we love, Ihe Class ol I956. CLASS OFFICERS Presidenl .. .. Jeanelle De Lucchi Vice Presidenl Gail Lambers Secrelary. Jean Doyle ROUND THE CLOCK Yes, il's lab day. Biology and chem- islry classes are engrossed in lheir work. Here Mikell Hogan, Sharon Cooney, Helen Biancalana, and Edna Pefrocchi do a bil of experimenlalion wifh pre- cipifales. Joan O'Dwyer, Donna Tillson, Therese Turner and Vicforia Williams seem fo have made a fascinating discovery. A drop of cryslal clear wahr has become a world of alluring wonder under fha magnifying eye of lhe microscope. Rosemary Bourne, .land Pehrson, Joan McKeever, and Margaref 0'Con- nor set abou? lheir fask with compo- lence. Problem: lo delermine the weiqhf of lhe specific gravify of a solid. A ji WM wk .Q , y1'i"'1 f aff fg',1jjL ,mms Yffxx., I aff .K 1 LMJGJMJJM' gli! 1640 'Vw VE f,w-'N ,L XL, Afjfz Al kff,Lej2j2Ap!y!dArX ' 1j!A.f fA'ffi Ui,52f,,4 . ,., I - -42 JT bf. ,M .2 :f?,VL0r-My W gf 1 2, 451.1 Mfr L f 'Q Ml R 'Slut The Commercial Deparlmenl affords sludenls excelleni and praciical lraining in slenography, lyping, lranscriplion, bookkeeping, manipulalion of machines, and inslruc- lion in various business lecnniques and alliludes. seal' 3511" A Because of lhe lhorough fraining lhey receive in lheir commercial classes, Sfars prove to be efficienl and depend- able in lhe business world. LEFT TO RIGHT: Carol Schneider, Alice Owens, Barbara Dowd, and Dolores Lopez prepare fo do a mimeographing iob wilh all lhe confidence of experls, Any day in the Sewing Deparlmenl in- duslrious Stars can be seen culling, fil- ling, sewing, and lhen even modeling lheir own clolhes. Under lhe capable di- rection of Mrs. Nix lexlreme righfl fhese ambilious seamslresses could succeed in making lhe mos? chic of Vogue cre- afions. No mailer lhe medium, lhese arl slu- denls succeed in producing eye-calch- ing designs. CLOCKWISE: Jusline Far- ranl, Marilyn Wilson, Shirley Bennell, Margarel Polacci, Geraldine Spurlin, Georgefle Foy, Susan Moe, and Eliza- belh Adams. Home nursing is one of the mosl pop- ular courses on lhe curriculum, "ll's fun lo be a palienl like lhis," says Paula Carrigan, a willing praclice palienl. Here Miss Broyer inslrucfs llefll Nancy Basself. Barbara Schlarmann, lrighrl Shirley Chialello, Barbara Yee, and Olga Michelini in the applicafion of sick-room technique. The pause lhal refreshes! In befween classes, Srars slop lo read lhe lalesl news bullelins arranged for lheir pleas- ure and proiil by Edilor Adele Dunne. WY' ws. gl L, Wmq 15 KW Q "Ad Jesum per Mariam" Sodalily Prefecr Peggy Foley discusses various sodalily proiecls wilh her lwo assisl- anis, Secrelary Angeles Esleva larranging a spring bouquel before Our Ladyl and Vice- Prefecl Virginia Baciocco. Wilh Our Lady as ils cenler and inspiralion, lhe sodalily aims 'ro inslill info all sludenls The ideal lhal Children of Mary develop Through close companionship wilh l-leaven's Queen. Packing boxes for lhe poor, for fhe Missions, for lhe sick, fhese are The Vocafion Monlh finds these girls fixing lhoughl-provoking bullelin happy fasks of every sodalisf. LEFT TO RIGHT: Joan Doyle, Mary Mur- boards for alert Slars. CLOCKWISE: Lefilia Murphy, Leone Drexlar, phy, Regina Kelleher, Belly Ann O'Shea, and Peggy Foley. 5l'llYleY Benneff- and M-if'lYn 5CiYd'f'i- The monlh of May brings Mary Day fo fhe Academy and lhe annual ceremony of lhe crowning of Our Lady. Here lhe Queen and her courl prepare for This ceremony. Court seniors and iunicrsg Train bearers: Vincenf Brown and Paul Browng crown bearers: Kalhleen O'Shea, Kalhe erine Healy and Mary Grace Lyons. :T 2i"'l Nw: -f iii! a' "The goal of every vocalion is Efernal Life" was lhe lheme of The sophomore play so artistically and real- islically produced during Vocalion Monlh by This cas? of Slars. The Sisfers aclually laok REAL, don'f lhey? A brealh-'raking glimpse of loveliness in salin, nel, lace, and velvet! The fashion show, under the auspices of the Queen of Slyle, was a lremendous success. The models represenred various schools. Geraldine Lauferwasser lexlreme riqhll represenled Slar of fha Sea. O -I An eager and alerf sTaf'f assemble To exchange ideas and discuss plans for Their beloved school paper. CLOCKWISE: Marianna Neil, Jane Sullivan, Barbara Biguereau, Jean Kern, Angeles Esfeva, Adele Dunne, Claire McVeigh, Anna Mae O'Connor, Anne Hanley, and Lois Lane. As you Turn The pages of This l953 STELLA MARIS The ThoughT may occur To you ThaT yearbooks are made, noT born. Since "one picTure is worTh more Than a Thousand words." we have Tried To make ours a picTure book. Yearbooks gaTher imporTance wiTh The passing years: and, because OT This TacT, we have endeavored To ediT ours Tor The disTanT TuTure. TwenTy years Trom now, may The l953 STELLA MARIS give you deep pleasure by recalling some long-TorgoTTen Tace or some biT of girlhood Tun, and may The loyal spiriT OT SSA be revived in your hearT! Senior .Esfher Edery, yearbook commiTTee member, chaTs wiTh Junior A line-up of Stars make Their yearbook deposiT. Seniors Rosemary Marlorle Johnson abouT yearbook pafrons. LEFT: Seniors Kafhleen Bourne, Mary Faifh Carroll, and Marfhaioan Buckley realize ThaT funds Roche and Maureen Lally compare noTes on This proiecT. as well as efficiency are essenlial for The ouTpuT of a good yearbook. FIRST ROW, lefT To righfz J. Gomes, M. Johnson, G. Pamparaio, M. Glennon, M. Cush, J. Juliano, M. E. Lepe, Carol Schneider, P. McSweeney, J. Spinqola, J. Meginness, B. Biquereau, M. Daly, SECOND ROW: J. Kern, C. Grant, E. Polacci, J. Sullivan, K. O'SuIIivan, S. Raycraff, J. Alberfi, E. VanAIs1ine, P. Foley, C. Jordan, S. Vivell, J. Varain, A. Sangiacomo. THIRD ROW: J. Schilling, J, VanAlsfine, J. Thornion, M. J. Barfon, R. Welch, F. Caruso, J. Benninghofi, J. Breslin, J. Goldberg, M. Murphy, A. M. O'Connor, P. Bradshaw. FOURTH ROW: J. Wagner, E. Adams, L. Drexler, S. Banneff, G. Spurlin, S. Curfis, D. Lucas, M. Norfon, J, McMahon, J. Guaraglia, M. Polacci, L. Lane, S. Nicholson, D. Draheim. FIFTH ROW: S. Birch, J. Murphy, S. Johnson, D. Riley, D. Bellrano, B. Bidarl, J. McEvoy, V. Breh, M. Driscoll, L. O'Sullivan, C. Lanqbehn, M. Saba, P. Cicone. JM 91 6111.6 THE STARS ARE SINGING . The air suddenly becomes delighTTully reTreshing as we lisTen To our Glee Club's sparkling rendiTion oT songs new and old. Somelrimes iT is snaTches of caTchy scale arrangemenTs or inTriguing nonsense rhymes or lovely lyrics or Tamiliar Toll: songs ThaT sTeal soTTly from Room 5 on The second floor and go echoing up and down The sTairs The delighT ancl enioymenT of everyone. Under The direcTion of SisTer l-lelen Clare, The members of The Glee Club give much Time and eTiorT Tor The perTecTion oT Their worlc, buT The TruiT oT Their labor is ample reward. Numbering more Than sixTy sTudenTs, The Glee Club shares iTs TalenTs wiTh us by singing noT only Tor enTerTainmenT buT also Tor worship. Besides singing Tor many special occasions, These STars have on Their TradiTional reperToire, The ChrisTmas lVlidnighT Mass, The diiciicull' program Tor l-loly Weelc and EasTer, and The presenTaTion of The annual opereTTa. LEFT TO RlGHT: Inez Uoan Alberfilg Don Alhambra fEIizabefh Adamslg the page fLiIIa O'SullivanJg Casilda Uane Sullivanlg Luiz lBarbara Biguereaulg page lMary Driscolllg the Duke of Plaza-Toro iPeggy Foleylg and lhe Duchess of Plaza-Toro lMargaref Polaccil. "We acl in perfecl uni1y!" ' ma gm wfzu Foollighls and arlislic baclcdrops 'rranslormed The familiar slage of lhe grammar school audilorium info a perlecl selling for lovely scenes in romanlic Venice. The Glee Club's presenlalion of The Gondoliers, by Gilberl and Sullivan, was acclaimed a singular success from beginning lo end. A well chosen cast clever acling, gay dancing, colorful coslumes, and exceplionally line singing made lhis produclion one of lhe Academyls besl. Smiles of saiisfacfion beam during lheir second performance as delighled Gondolieri look ouf upon a full house. "For The merriesl fellows are we-1raIa." i l Tessa lKafhleen O'SulIivanlg page ILilIa O'SuIlivanlg G-uiseppe lShirIey Bennefflg Marco Uacquelyn Schillinglg Gianeffa Uusfine Tarranll and page lMary Driscolll. "We leave you wifh feelings of pleasure!" Slars ol lhe Glee Club, we are lremendously proud ol you. Long will The echo ol "Goodbye cachucha, landanqo, bolero" linger in our hearls. An accolade lor Joanne Farnocchia, Phyllis Lellman and Barbara Williams, accom- panisls for The Goncloliers. Sfar-sprinkled eyes, singing lips, and gay hearts-lhese fhe Veneflan maidens whose charms not even The Grand Inqulsifor could reslsl. "Of happiness The very pifh in Barafaria you may see!" il These peppy seniors in fheir allraclive cheering oulfils lead fhe ream- supporr of the sludenf body. Their favorile cheer is "Viclory, viclory, lhal's our cry!" LEFT TO RIGHT: Joanne Spingola, Pal Frank, and Par McSweeney. They're a fouqh, rough 'ream lo heal! Meel Slar's fighling varsify of '53. WE INTRODUCE: I, Marianna Neil, 2. Joanne McNally, 3. Diana Draheimg 4. Marian Bellang 5. Anna Mae O'Connorg 6. Rusly Bennellp 7. Mary Finnegan, 8. Jo Ann Wilson, 9. Julia Reardon, IO. Joyce Gold- man, ll. Jackie Yee, IZ. Claire Ranking l3. Virginia Bacioccog l4. Belly Ann O'Sheag l5, Anne Hanley, lb. Lois Lane, I7. Sandy Nicholson, IB. Barbara Williams, 19. Angela Gonzalez, 20. Gail Lambers. W The alhlelic-minded girl finds al Siar a variely of games which provide noi only pleasure and relaxalion bul also heallhlul exercise which makes lor physical develop- menl-a slep foward happiness. Gym day and smiles enhance lhe faces of lhese seniors because lhey're feeling in fine form, l. Lois Lane, 2. Anne Gloisleing 3, Bar- bara Biguereau, 4. Mirianna Neil, 5, Anna Mae O'Connorg 6. Peggy Foley, 7. Sydney Reis. The A.A.B. or Afhlefic Advisory Board plans and supports sporl aclivifies during The year and sponsors lhe annual Field Day. LEFT TO RIGHT: Marianna Neil, Marian Bellan, Anna Mae O'Connor, Carol Jordan, Nafalie Hughes, Mary Ann Shea, Anne Hanley, Peggy Foley, Barbara Biguereau, and Lois Lane. Aj LM Haw?" LLQLZQ, Senior drill feam sels Yhe pace for Field Day under the leadership of Captain Maureen Reidy. Memories of rhe close com- pefifion of lhe team in blue wiih fhe Class of '52. Caplain Rusly Benner? pre- pares fo place her team on review. '-J Anolher favorile page in our Book of lvlemories! Remember lhal day in early Oclober when we seniors played hosless 'fo our lillle sislers, Jrhe freshmen? Remember lhe unusual chapeau The frosh wore and lhe unique rallles 'rhey playfully llaunled before our eyes? l-low proud we were of The lovely Carna- lion corsaqes lhey presenlecl lo us! Thanlc you, lillle sislers, for a happy memory! "l-larvesl Moon" and a melody for lwo-lwo hundred ralherl Under a greal, sparkling harvesl moon, Slars capered in a hilarious bunny hop while lhe very bleachers of Jrhe gym echoed and re-echoed lhe music ol Berl Morris and his band. Above, a group ol radianl Slars lake lime oul lo pose lor Don Bosco. Cloclawisez Pal Murphy, Eleanor Van Alsline, Melissa Daneman, Sheila Murphy, Janel Pelerson, Peggy Foley, Maureen Reidy, Joanne McNally, Marian l-leclcerf, Mary Fairh Carroll, Nancy Bassell, Kari San- dino, Lois Lane, and Paula Carrigan. BEYOND THE CORAL REEF. The place, The Ballroom of fhe Slars lalias, the gymnasiuml. The lime, Friday, February 6, I953. DANCE COMMITTEE, left fo right: Marian Bellan, Marianna Neil, Joanne Dunn, Sandy Nicholson, Carle Macdonald, Anna Mae O'Connor, and Par McSweeney. ln all our years al Slar, lhere never was a dance lilce ihis. You could have danced all nighl lo lhe haunring music ol Beri Morris. "Beyond lhe Coral Reel" brings back noslalgic memories ol colored leis, hulahskirls, palm frees, and gay lillle fishes sporling lhrough our improvised nel. Whal a glorious lime we ad! " 1ufrLQ,iofhQ,jabL.' Kama, toih2,Ja1Jz.!" One of lhe mosl merryernalcing evenls ol lhe school year is lhe Fall Feslival 'ro which each Slar con- lribules hours ol preparalion and reaps lilcewise hours of lun. Geri Siu, Pal Siu, Barbara Yee, Priscilla Leong, and Julie Siu, members of Sain? Mary's Drum Corps, opened the day's festivities wilh a spirited and colorful program. Gypsies All! FIRST ROW, lefl 'ro right: Rhoda Fradella, Pal Wehner, Joan Donadio. SECOND ROW: Janet Ramirez, Flora DiBene, Marisa Lucchesi, Lois Reynolds, Stella Zamora, Celia Alonlo, and Emily Porlelr. Clowns, Joyce Goldman and Marianna Neil, adverlise their wares from high places., Mariorie Walker and Barbara Dowd lin clown suifsl aid fha senior boofh commillee lo drum up frade. IN BOOTH, clockwise: Nancy Bassellr, Mary Faifh Carroll, Kyria Loucel, Mary Ann Briones and Shirley Chiafello. Nella Domachin poses wilh lwo comely Indians, Joan Backsfedl and Mary Babbage. Af lhe end of lhe day-buyers dead broke-sellers, sold cul- everybddy dead fired, but fremendously salisfied. 0 5ffi:s,Ss5.s A fahn l .M-""""Mn .U-445 Our hours have been filled wilh frolic and fun, And lhese scenes we'II remember now 'rhaf school days are clone Faces and places and good Times galore, Deep in our Book of Memories we'll sfore. l 4 I UW ,gmzfrgwzzdi One year fo go, dear Juniors. and you'll have your day. May fha joys fhaf we've known all come your way! Ui 9 uw QQ, 52 5' fm Svphvnuna, Kandzkla, The dignify of upperclassmen now belongs To you, Sfep forward, Sophomores, and see your dreams come fruel .f"!" ml gy - Q-. - X g M x X, ef X gr gil-f xx A X . Cf M X X , 3 gmm Goodbye, LiHle Sisfers, we leave Shar in your care, Keep if a school To which none can compare. 'YW IZSI FIRST ROW, lefl lo riqhi: C. Cabrinha, A. Dunne, F. Kilker, P. Frank, P. Carrigan, A. O'Connor, J. Kern, R. Daly, P. Bradshaw, SECOND ROY: J. Cooney, M, Hamplon, L, Hergcll, I. Jerabek, M. Daneman, S. Bapfisle, S. Johnson, B. Dowd, A. Gloislein. THIRD ROW: M. Heckerl, L, Ackland, D. Foy, M. Neil, N. Basself, J. Alberli, A. Boe, S. Chialello. FOURTH ROW: A. Esleva, M. Andre, M. Carroll, B. Bique- reau, M. Buckley, R. Bourne, S. Dias. FIFTH ROW: C. Jordan, M. Briones, M. Crieger, G. Heinlzen, C. Cusick, T, Gardella, E. Edery, S. Connors, P. Foley. I2S2 FIRST ROW, lefl lo righl: L. Lane, S. Nicholson, K. Loucel, B. Mac- donald, J. Peferson, C. McVeigh, J. McNally, B. Schlarmann, S. Reis. SECOND ROW: D. Lopez, O. Michelini, C. Marlin, P. McSweeney, K. Roche, A. Zailseff, B. Yee, J. Spinqola. THIRD ROW: S. Murphy, J. McMahon, E. Van Alsline, L. Morones, M. Scardina, M. E. Lepe, C, Sandino, M. Luque. FOURTH ROW: S. Vivell, A, Sangiacomo, A. McMullen, M. Monge, J. Sullivan, J. Varain, J. McKeever, M. O'Con- nor, B. Rallis, FIFTH ROW: K. O'Sullivan, C. Schneider, P. Siu, S. Scoll, M. Reidy, M. Lally, M. Walker, P. Murphy, E. Pelrocchi, A. Owens. Hnzwlbyn, . . . This is lhe hour lo which we have loolced forward wilh ioy and sorrow, wilh anlicipalion and reqrel. Before we leave our beloved S.S.fX. we would say a word of lhanlrs lo our iacullfy and lo our schoolmales. Forgel our shoricominqs and remember us only as lhe Class ol '53 who will be ever loyal lo our Alma Maier and inleresied in her every enlerprise. Before we leave Slar oi lhe Sea Academy, we qraduales will allend Holy lvlass logelher lo lhank God lor I-lis many graces and lo implore His blessing upon our leachers, our classmales, and parlicularly upon our beloved parenls whose many sacrifices made Commencemenl Day a realily lor us. God love you alll Goodbye . . . ML :xiayv,a""4 gy N . 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London Mrs. William Mager Mrs. J. Marcellino Mr. Alberl' Mariani Mrs. E. Marlinez Mrs. G. McCar+y Mr. and Mrs. George F. McCormick Mr. and Mrs.J. McGowan 4 Mrs. R. H. McPherson ' Miss Mary Miller O S Mrs. Marian Mock Mrs. A. L. Monez Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. . A. Palengof Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs . John D. Moolharl' Raymond F. Moore Henry Morris . Will E. Murphy R. L. Nalducci lra B. Neil E. William Nicholson Palriclc O'Connor B. O'Shea John O'Shea W. J. O'Sullivan B. Owens Chesler D. Palmer Marie Cunningham Pellelier Mrs. C. O. Peferson Mr. and Mrs. Luigi Providenza Mr. and Mrs. Charles Purcell Mr. and Mrs. H. Reed Mrs. Janel' Reynolds Mrs. Frank P. Rose Mr. and Mrs Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. .J. F. Ryan ' John J. Savani' C. E. Scally H. Scheppelman Alois Schlarmann C. 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