WLHS Photos - 1930
WLHS Photos - 1930
1930 - West Linn High School Band
The West Linn High School band, under the direction of Mr. Edwin Wetmore,
has proved to be an essential factor of the school. They went to Corvallis where,
bedecked in their new uniforms, they carried off second honors in class B at the
State Band Contest. Unfortunately, they lost first place by the narrow margin of
Director - Mr. Edwin Wetmore
Trumpets - Lee Riley, Lewis Pratt, Hamilton Johnson
Baritone - Betty Merrick
Melophones - Edity DeMoy, Bonnibelle Littlefield
Trombones - Chester Jarrett, Howard, Moehnke
Drums - Jane Merrick, Edward Wells
Saxophones - Irma Snitil, Elwood Dunmire, Stanley Chapman,
Thorne Evans, Bassoon - Eleanor Couche
Bass - George Tozier.
1930 - Boys "U" ClubThe "U" Club is an organization which consists of those who have won a letter in
either baseball, basketball or football. The purpose of the Letter club is to build and
sustain the morale of the school. It also stands for the old West Linn fight and good
sportsmanship, win or lose.
As in the past, the "U" Club was one of the outstanding organizations in school this
year. The members were a peppy bunch, and whenever there was heavy work to be
done, they were right there to do it.
Albert Cranor, Sam Nixon, Dennis Holland, Lawrence Randall, Randolph Herndon,
Glen Herndon, Kenyon Davidson, Chester Jarrett, Donald Harkleroad, Robert Willson,
Allen Swenson, Kenneth Montgomery, Philip Tuor, Dwight Aden, Richard Denley,
Robert Fox, Ed Wells, Kenneth McLarty.
1930 - Debate
The West Linn debate squad had a very balanced season this year; three debates
were won, and three lost. The teams contested with the following shcools: Sheridan,
McMinnville, Canby, Dayton and Milwaukie.
1930 - French Club
Motto: "Too low they build who build beneath the stars."
President: Marie Schultz, Vice President: Willard Wong,
Secretary-Treasurer: Zena Donis
1930 - German Club
The German Club is one of the newly-organized foreign-language clubs.
"Edelweisz" was chosen as the name of the organization, that word being
the name of a very rare flower found in the Alps Mountains. The purpose
of this club is to increase interest in the German language.
President: Margaret Lange, Vice President: Glen Herndon,
Secretary-Treasurer: Randolph Herndon
1930 - Girls "U" Club
The "U" Club is an organization which consists of those who have won a letter in either baseball or basketball. The purpose of the Letter club
is to build and sustain the morale of the school. It also stands for the old West Linn fight and good sportsmanship, win or lose.
This year's group has the largest membership in the history of the school, consisting of 15 girls. These girls are not only active in athletics, but are also leaders in alls chool activities.
Senior Members: Eunice Morrell, Irene Tucker, Mabel Carr, Maxine Tuor, Alice Stangel, Ruth Carrothers, Bonniebelle Littlefield,
Sonora Brown, Jo Zaniker,
Junior Members: Cleo Hinds, Sigree Hagen, Dorothy LaLone,
Sophomore Members: Audrey Shipley, Yvonne Davidson
Freshmen Members: Clara Rauch
1930 - Glee Club
The Boys' and Girls' Glee Clubs again had a very successful year with Miss Kathryn Inwood as director. Twenty-two boys and
eighteen girls made up the membership.
The most important undertaking of the year was the operetta, "Jerry of Jericho Road". This operetta was given by a cast made up
entirely of glee club members.
1930 - Green & Gold Staff
We wish to thank everyone, but especially Mr. Howard, for his splendid aid,
Miss Jurgens and the students who did all necessary typing, and Mr. Gary
for his cheering advice.
Raymond Thompson - Editor, Fred Sanders - Assistant Editor,
Donald Harkleroad - Manager, William Anderson - Assistant Manager,
Margaret Lange - Administration, Margaret Vinson - Senior Class,
Marjorie Ranger - Junior Class, Eleanor Couche - Sophomore Class,
Martha Murray - Freshman Class, Josephine Zaniker - Girls' Athletics,
Albert Cranor - Boys' Athletics, Vivian Hughes - Activities, Lloyd Williams -
Organizations Jane Merrick - Jokes, Chester Jarrett - Cartoons,
Irene Tucker - Chief Typist, Lyman Koellermeier - Assistant Typist
1930 - Hi-Y Club
The Hi-Y organization is a boys' honor club. This club is of much value to the
school, although most of its work is not made public. It does many things that
could be done in no other way. Mr. Howard, the advisor of the club, has worked
hard to build it up and to keep the members, enthusiastic.
The Hi-Y Club is a branch of the Y.M.C.A., and all members are entitled to use
anything at the Central Y at Portland or any other branch in the Northwest.
President: Albert Cranor, Vice President: Clarence Riley, Secretary - Treasurer:
Dennis Holland, Allen Swenson, Wob Wiedemann, Bernard Davis, Chester Jarrett,
Clarence Gross, Donald Ream, Dwight Aden, Randolph Herndon, Sam Nixon,
1930 - Honor Society
The Torch honor Society boasts of being one of the leading organizations in school.
Due to the requirements of high scholarship and activity participation, its
membership is limited.
1930 - Oratory and Essay Club
West Linn again made a very good showing in several oratory and essay contests
this year. The essays presented on the various subjects were very good and
showed the expenditure of much time and effort.
Dan Harkleroad, Vivan Hughes, Chester Jarrett, Margaret Lange,
Patricia Straight, James Vinson, Margaret Vinson
1930 - Orchestra
Under the direction of Miss Kathryn Inwood, the orchestra has been very
successful. They played at various high school entertainments throughout the year.
Violins: Chester Jarrett, Margaret Lange, Rugh Rakel, Edith Snyder, Don Nelson, Lee Smith, Elmo Eby, Fritzina Lyons, Theodore Quade,
Saxophones: Irma Snitil, Dwight Aden,
Clarinets: Willard Taylor, Clinton Campbell, William Anderson
Bass Clarinet: Stanley Chapman,
Melophone: Bonniebelle Littlefield,
Trumpet: Lee Riley,
Drums: Jane Merrick,
Piano: Edith DeMoy
1930 - Spanish Club - "Los Ecos de Espana"
President: Bernard Davis
Vice President: Marian Robinson
Secretary-Treasurer: Harlen Zivney
Junior Class Council
Sophomore Class Council
Freshmen Class Council