WLHS Photos 1947
WLHS Photos - 1947
1947 Amplifier Staff
First Row: Deloris Hughes, Betty Hoffman, Merle Montgomery, Maralyn DeBok,
Barbara Trapp, Miss Strasser. Second Row: Joan Renner, Colleen McCandless,
Janet Whedon, Joan Polzen, Ann Moyes, Alice Green, Richard Whipple.
Third Row: Suzanne Emmons, Gloria Deamer, Mike Deamer, Mike Hoggan,
Bessie Grey, LaVerne Bagley, Stanley Beutler.
Maralyn DeBok-Editor Miss Strasser-Advisor Gloria Deamer-Manager
The Band under the direction of Mr. Bert Mills has provided music assemblies and
have played for all the home football and basketball games. They take part in the
May Day Festivities and have recently organized a Music Club which has been very effective.
1947 Girls' Athletic Association
The Girls' Athletic Association is an organization for girls who are in sports and have
earned fifty points or more. Under the leadership of our supervisor Miss Epler, the
club has sponsored many activities; among these were: Halloween Dance, Play Days,
Christmas Banquet, bowling and skating parties, Kiddies Day and Dance and a visit
to the Veterans Hospital.
1947 Student Council
1947 Boys' Chorus
The Boys' Chorus is a group of boys interested in music. Under the direction of
Mr. Mills they have taken part in may school programs and different school activities.
They combine their intersts with the girls chorus to form the Mixed chorus.
1947 Girls' Chorus
This year the Girls received a II in the District Tournament which is an excellent rating.
They have participated in may school activities during the year. Through Miss Brunner's
intelligent direction they have completed a very successful year.
1947 Girls' Nonette
The Nonette, under the direction of Miss Brunner has proven itself an outstanding
organization. They received a I-rating in the District Tournament held at Estacada
which entitled them to enter the Regional Contest. Soloists receiving a superior rating
were Rosemary Pauly and Eunice Christensen.
1947 Student Council
Under the guidance of Harlan Jacobsen, Student Body President, Mr. Oppenlander,
advisor, and Mr. Tunnell, the Council has brought to a close another active school year.
The Council is composed of the Student Body President, Vice President, Secretary,
Treasurer, Editor and Manager of the Amplifier, Editor and Manager for the Annual,
Fire Chief, Girls and Boys league president and presidents of each of the four
academic classes. Some of their main duties are to name appointive officers,
determine the expenditures, and impeach or remove students from office because of
failure in studies, imcompetence, or absence from two Council meetings without valid excuse.
1947 Girls' League
The Girls' League under the leadership of Kathyrn Moore and Mrs. Colter, Dean of girls,
has had a very active year. This organization consists of all the girls in the school and its
aim is to contribute to the welfare of the girls. This year, they sponsored a "cotton" day
and "cotton" dance, a breakfast for the Basketball players, other dances, and recreation
nights to help those who were learning to dance. Their annual and most important event
is the Mother and Daughter Tea which was very successful. West Linn is proud of the Girls'
League and we know they will carry on their good work.
1947 Girls' Athletic Association
1947 Boys' Club
This year the Boys Club has showed a very active and cooperative spirit in all school
and community affairs. They have worked with the Girls' League and have presented
to the school many fine movies. Their main event of the year is the Father and Son
Banquet when all the fathers are entertained.
Miss McGuire, advisor, and her Home Economics club members have in many ways
contributed their services to all school affairs. They have served lunches for such
organizations as the P.T.A., and the Red Cross; and they prepared a welcoming
luncheon for Mr. Tunnell. They made cookies for the Red Cross, helped serve many
banquets and also took care of the uniforms belonging to the basketball players.
Whenever called upon they were always ready and willing to render their services.
1947 Alpha Rho Tau (Art Club)
The Art Club was organized in 1947 by students of the art classes really interested
in art work. Each year the Art Club chooses a definite project usually to help make
the school more attractive. This year it was murals in the Lions Lair.
Each year new members and new officers are chosen. Requirements are I's in art with examples of your work and a real interest in art.
1947 Yell Leaders
Chief pepper-uppers this year were Harman Marshall and Harlan Jacobsen, yell kings.
Song Queens were Velma Meadows, and Betty Jean Olsen.
1947 Pep Club
The Pep Club has spent a very enjoyable year and has helped to keep the school
spirit high. They sponsored many dances after home games, all of which were
very successful. They supplied buses, to take the students to the games that
were not played at home, and to close their year they gave a dinner for all the
May Day attendants.
1947 Honor Society
The Honor Society is made up of students with high grades and enough school
activity points. The object of this organization is to encourage scholarship by
recognition of merit and the basic aim is character-development. Good school
citizenship is required to be eligible for membership.
The Firemen under the leadership of Chester Stauffer, Fire Chief, and Mr. Shearer,
advisor, have contributed much to the school activities. Their duties are to clear
the halls and man the fire hoses in case of fire drills or a fire and to officiate at
school games or assist in any emergency.
1947 Miscellaneou Pictures