High School Class of 1928 
And More 
Shinglehouse. Pa.,  Potter Co.

Submitted by PHGS Member Mike Henderson



 
Shinglehouse High School 1928
Class Colors: 
Purple and White 

Flower: 
White Rose 

Motto: 
Tonight we launch, where shall we anchor? 

Class Yell: 
Red and Black! Red and Black! 
They're the colors we will back 
Zis boom ah! Zis boom ah! 
Shinglehouse High School - Rah! Rah! Rah! 
CLASS CHEERS: 
Cicero, Caesar, Roman Gaul Shinglehouse High School beats 'em all. 

18 nickels and a rusty dime--- 
Shinglehouse -- Shinglehouse 
ALL THE TIME 
 

Class Officers: 
President: Thomas C. Russell

Secretary:  Marguerite Hosmer

Treasurer:  Esther Barney

There are twenty-two members in the graduating class of the Shinglehouse High School this year, and they are: 
William Green, Robert Bennett, Harold Lewis, George Lewis, Kenneth Henderson, Thomas Russell, Norman Hancock, Harold Maynard, William Stisser, Percy Hanks, Irving Ray, Stillman Wells, Leslie Lanphere, Sanford Hermann, Orlu McDowell, Margerite Hosmer, Lucille Norton, Leah Hess, Esther Barney, Beatrice Wandover, Marion Nichols and Margaret Foote.

The Baccalaureate sermon will be delivered by Rev. Harry Shepson of Towanda, Pa., at the Baptist church on Sunday evening, June 3. 

The Baccalaureate Service

The Baccalaureate service was held in the First Baptist church on Sunday evening, June 3rd, and the auditorium and adjoining room were packed to capacity with relatives and friends of the graduating class. The church was tastefully decorated for the occasion with potted plants and cut flowers. The pastor, Rev. Neuer, was assisted in the service by Rev. Andrus of the Methodist Church, and the speaker of the evening was Rev. Harry M. Shepson of the First Baptist church of Sayre, who delivered a forceful and most inspiring sermon. Mr. Shepson is certainly an orator and lecturer of no mean ability and the message he brought to the Seniors and Juniors and others was deeply appreciated. There was special music rendered by the choir and a solo by Mrs. Ebeling

COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES 

Twenty-two Members in Class of 1928 

Splendid Program at M. E. Church  Wednesday, June 6, twenty two members of the Senior class of 1928  were graduated from the Shinglehouse High School. As usual the Commencement  exercises which were held in the auditorium of the Methodist church,  were witnessed by a packed house.

The following program was very well rendered and each member of the class put his or her part over with great success. 

Program   Processional 
Invocation ............................... Rev. F. G. Andrus
Salutatory ................................Leah Hess
Senior Commandments .............William Stisser
Class History ............................Sanford Hermann, Kenneth Henderson

Orchestra 

President's Address ..................….Thomas Russell 
Class Poem .............................. …Robert Bennett
Class Bouquet .........................…...Lucille Norton
Class Oration ............................ …William Green
Class Medley ............................... .Percy Hanks
Class Prophecy .............................Esther Barney, Beatrice Wandover
Advice to Juniors ..................... ….Leslie Lanphere, Marion Nichols
Mantle Oration ..............................Harold Lewis
Junior Response ...........................Stanley Swarthout
Violin Solo .............................. ….Orlu McDowell 
Class Presentations ......................Margaret Foote,  Harold Maynard
Class Will .............................. ……George Voohees, Stillman Wells, Norman Hancock, Irvin Ray

Orchestra 

Valedictory ........................... ……Margurite Hosmer
Presentation of Diplomas ...............Supt. A. P. Akley
Benediction ........................... ……Rev. W. E. Neuer
 

Many new numbers are seen on this program -- something new and different from former classes. The Senior Commandments given by William Stisser was a very cleverly arranged welcome. The Class Oration by William Green was another new subject, well rendered, on this program. The Class Medley, a vocal solo by Percy Hanks was also something new on this interesting program, as was also the violin solo by Miss Orlu McDowell. County Superintendent of Schools A. P. Akley of Coudersport was present during the exercises and delivered the address of the evening. After the brief address he presented the class with their diplomas. 

The auditorium was very prettily decorated by the Junior class with the graduating class colors, purple and white. Many new ideas were brought out by the class of "interior decorators" The motto of the class of '28 "Tonight we launch, where shall we anchor?" was very prominently displayed. Again as a year rolls around the Shinglehouse High School has graduated another class of young people, who will either go out into the busy world to make their own way or enter some college to make further advance in learning. And we might add that the former graduates who are finishing college courses this year are as follows: 

Miss Alyene Fenner, Cornell; Guy Beasor, Bucknell; Rupert Appleby, Dickinson; Kenneth Ruppert, Syracuse; Newton Mattison and LaVerne Wagner, State College; the Misses Mary Kenyon and Gertrude Mills of Mansfield State Teachers College. 
 

Shinglehouse has a school that the citizens ought to feel proud of. The Board of Education has always endeavored to secure the best possible teachers for the grades and the high school faculty. The present teaching staff has certainly done excellent work and we think that our citizens will agree with us in stating so. 


" My Teachers "

Freshman :
English I Miss Davis (Frankie Elizabeth Davis)
Latin I Miss Fisher
Algebra I  Mr. Briggs
History  Miss Willet
Glee Club  Miss Fisher

Sophomore :
English II  Miss Davis
French I  Miss Sheeley
Geometry  Miss Kemp (Letha M. Kemp)
History  Miss Willet
Gen. Science  Miss Willet
Glee Club  Miss Sheeley (Elizabeth R. Sheely)

Junior:
English III  Miss Davis
French II  Miss Sheeley
Chemistry  Mr. Briggs
U. S. History  Miss Willet
Domestic Science  Mr. Staiger

SENIOR : 
English IV  Miss Davis
Civil Gov't  Mr. Richie
Physics  Mr. Briggs
Typewriting I  Miss Goodman
Glee Club  Miss Sheeley


 SCHOOL SONG 

There are schools that make us happy, 
There are schools that make us blue, 
There are schools that might have done for grand dad, 
But they're not the schools for me and you. 
There are schools as slow as cold molasses, 
There are schools as hot as ginger tea, 
But to Shinglehouse we give the laurels -- 
It's the school that appeals to me. 
Oh! our school is full of pleasure, 
And our school is full of play, 
But to give us all a brimming measure 
We have work that we must do each day, 
Here we live as staunch and loyal comrades, 
Striving hard our very best to be -- 
Yes, to Shinglehouse we give the honor, 
It's the school that appeals to me. 
YOU'LL NEVER KNOW 

SHINGLEHOUSE FOREVER 

Old Shinglehouse forever, 
Our Alma Mater dear, 
We hail thee, "Fairest high school" 
Thy name we love to hear. 
When time has played upon us, 
And we are far apart, 
We will think of dear old S. H. S. 
We love thee with our hearts. 
We shall study hard and honor 
Old Shinglehouse, our home 
We will struggle to defend her 
'Till the end of time shall come 
And then when our days are over 
And we from home must go 
We will pray for dear old S. H. S. 
The school that we love so. 


High School Orchestra and  Girl's Glee Club  April 3, 1928  Orchestra 

Neapolitan Nights ............................... Zamecnik 
Sabre and Spurs .................................Sousa 
Colonial Days ...................................…Albers 
Vocal Solo ............................... ………Margaret Bunker
Selection, "The Thrush" ................. …..Girl's Glee Club 
Selection, "Wild Roses" ................. ….Girl's Glee Club 
Violin Solo ..............................………  Max Zwirnbaum 
Orchestra 
In a Canoe ....................................... ..Gavatta 
Flying Ace ...................................... …Zamecnik 
Parting Kiss ..................................……Spitalny 
Piano Solo ............................. ………  Frances Zwirnbaum
Reading ……………………………….......Miss Mary Goodman
Selection, "The Wind and the Rose" ......Girl's Glee Club 
Selection, "Hark! To the Mandolin" .........Girl's Glee Club 
Saxophone Solo .........................………Kendall Palmer
Orchestra 
Magic Love .....................................,….Bradford 
Indian Dawn .........................................Grey 
Victory ............................................….Fox 

Boost the Community Building Fund! 


ALUMNI BANQUET AND DANCE 

The seventh annual banquet and reunion of the members of the Shinglehouse High School was held on Thursday evening, June 7, 1928 in the beautiful dining room of the Masonic Temple on Oswayo street in Shinglehouse. About 125 members of the Alumni Association gathered at this time. 

Perhaps not the largest number of members of the Association were present this year, but it is easy to say that those present certainly had the time of their lives. How could they help it? 
What, with such wonderfully delicious eats' that were being served by the members of the Eastern Star; fast, snappy music by Fronapple's orchestra, and the merriment always caused when old friends get together. Again, I say ask you, how could they help but have a wonderful time? 

During the course of the sumptuous banquet, several songs were sung by the reunioners' which greatly added to the merriment and general good time of the evening. After the dinner several short but very interesting talks were listened to, from members who were introduced very ably by Toastmaster Dr. Claude Womer.

 Among those from away who attended were: Mr. and Mrs. Claude Womer of Eldred, Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Burdic, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Shaner of Boliver, Mr. and Mrs. Ovid Knight of Franklinville, Mr. and Mrs. Will Fox of Olean, Joseph Flannigan of Ceres, Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Wingard of Bell Run, Miss Katherine Keller of Bolivar, Miss Helen Swarthout of Jamestown, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Baldwin of Emporium, Reavoe Wandover of Washington, D. C., and Clair Wandover of Renova, Pa. . 


Sophomore Day at S.H.S. 1928 

Friday March the 9th was observed as Sophomore Day at the Shinglehouse High School and what the class lacked in quantity was made up in quality. The chapel exercises had been very carefully planned by the Sophomore class under the supervision of Miss Elizabeth Sheely, the Sophomore advisor. At that time the class presented the High School with a splendid portrait of Prof. W. H. Briggs, who during his eight years of service in the local High School has won the respect of all. 
The following program was given: 
 
Hymn  School 
Scripture Reading  Babbitt Harris
Song  School 
Violin Solo  Helen Toner
Vocal Duet  Margaret Bunker and Doris Cooks
Music Orchestra 
Playlet  Sophomores 
Song Sophomores 
Presentation of Portrait  Jay Cummings, Pres
Response  Prof. W. H. Briggs
Music  Orchestra 



 

The Sixth Annual  Alumni Banquet  Shinglehouse High School 

Masonic Dining Hall 
Thursday, June 7, 1928 
At 6:00 P.M. 

Menu: Fruit Cocktail, Celery, Olives, Roast, Fresh Ham with Dressing, Mashed  Potatoes, 
Creamed Peas and Carrots,  Cucumber, Salad, Rolls ,Butter, Coffee with Cream and Sugar, 
Brick Ice Cream and Cake,  Peanuts, Mints 

Program 
Concert 
Address_________________A. J. Franz, Jr.
Toasts__________________Dr. C. R. Womer, Toastmaster 

Business Meeting 
Officers 
President______________A. J. Franz, Jr
Vice President_________ Laura R. Gross 
Secretary______________G. R. Kuhn
Treasurer______________R. L. Lunn
Committee_____________Ethel Barnes, R. L. Lunn , Laura Gross

Frohnappel's Orchestra 

Fine Music,  Fine Crowd,  Fine Time 


"High School Night" - Nov. 20, 1927 

Practically the entire High school, their numbers increased by many grade pupils responded to the invitation of Rev. Neuer to attend the special church services at the local Baptist church on last Sunday evening. The services were greatly enjoyed by all present. The High School orchestra and Glee Club rendered several selections and the student body sang some of their school songs. 

County Superintendent, A. P. Akley was present and gave a very illuminating address on "The Relation of the Bible to Literature." The Methodist congregation and pastor were present and took part in the services. The collection, which amounted to $33.22 was donated to the High School. 


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