Compiled in June, 1985
by Millie Cole, Marilyn Harrer, Betty Eckstein, Kathryn Easterday, Helen Guthrie
Edited by Edna Pettit, Esther Smith
Class of 1950
Donald Amstutz, Roger Amstutz, June Blackford Amstutz, Dorothy Bradley Baker (dec.), Georgene Bruce Leatham, Marilyn Crum Harrer, Barbara Gantzler Moon, Philip Crouse (dec.), Eugene Gwirtz, Stanley Lash, Betty Love Burky, Cecelia Metzger Livesay, Carolyn Poffenbaugh Studer, Roger Smith, and William Wagner.
Board of Education: Herbert Artz, President; Loren Hipsher; Weldon Nye; Edgar Stephan; Paul Cahill; and Velita Kinney, Clerk.
High School Staff: Dale B. Kinney, Superintendent; Lutrell Troesch, Principal; Ruth Fetter; Mr. Snyder, Band; Helen J. Weidemaier, Commercial; Mildred Flegm, Home Ec.; Carol Hill, Music. The grade school teachers were the same as in 1949. The Kinney’s resigned in the fall when Mr. Kinney became Richland County Superintendent of Schools. Mrs. Maxine Troesch replaced Mrs. Kinney as Clerk of the Board of Education.
Class of 1951
Paul Butt, Floyd Frazee, Robert Grove, Ralph Humphrey, Carole Klein Foy, James Magers, Philip Metzger, Ronald Miller, Marlene Pope Armbruster, Wilma Stiving Workinger, Charles Stump, Dan Tackett, Patricia Zeigler Tackett.
Janice Arnold replaced Mrs. Troesch as Clerk of the Board of Education; all others remained the same.
High School Staff: Lutrell Troesch, Superintendent; Tom Arnold; Ruth Fetter; Helen J. Weidemaier, Commercial; Carol Hill, English and Music; Mr. Robellard, Band; and Miss Avery. Mr. Hager, 6th grade, was the only change in grade school staff. Minnie Howell and Mae Davis were Cafeteria Cooks.
The first Alumni Banquet was held.
Class of 1952
Lloyd Betts, Margaret Crall Amstutz, Duane Laughbaum, Robert Norris, Sam Pfahler, Barbara Pfleiderer Lash, Nina Predmore Laughbaum, Corliss Schiefer, Janice Triplett Mahon, and Lois Tackett Eden.
Board of Education: Herbert Artz,President; Edgar Stephan, Vice President; Clarence Dick; Paul Cahill; Loren Hipsher; and Janice Arnold, Clerk.
Staff members: Lutrell Troesch, Superintendent; Helen J. Weidemaier, Commercial; Robert Weygant, Phy. Ed., Math and Science; H.E. Eswine, English and Speech; Helen Watts, Home Ed., and Girls Phy. Ed.; Richard French, Voc. Ag.; Ruth Fetter, Social Studies; Carl Ross, Music, Glee Club, Band; Robert Hager, 6th Grade; Leota Hawkins, 5th Grade; Kathryn Buskirk, 4th Grade; Ruby Schimpf, 3rd Grade; Maud Carey, 2nd Grade; Amy Grau, 1st Grade; and Charles Howell, Janitor. Robert Weygant, Charles Minch, Charles Cole, and Donald Cole were Bus Drivers.
Class of 1953
Wendell Amstutz, Sarah Auck Simpson, Don D. Crum, Kathryn Flegm Marsh, Ramon Laughbaum, Marilyn Lohr Shaw, LeRoy Love, Eugene Neumann, Joanne Orewiler Johnson, William Rhodebeck, William Sheaffer, William Simpson, and Gertrude Wiley Roehl.
Marion Crall became Clerk of the Board in April after the resignation of Janice Arnold. Other members of the Board remained the same as in 1952.
Staff members: Lutrell Troesch, Superintendent, Math and Biology; Mr. Arnold, Principal, Math and Physics; Mr. Eswine, English and Latin I; Mr. French, Voc. Ag.; Miss Weidemaier, Commercial; Mr. Anderson, Grade Music, Chorus and Band; Mrs. Fetter, Social Studies; Mildred Flegm, Home Ec. and Girls Phy. Ed.; Amy Grau, 1st Grade; Maud Carey, 2nd Grade; Berdina Ervin, 3rd grade; Kathryn Buskirk, 4th Grade; Leota Hawkins, 5th Grade; Mr. Hager, 6th Grade; and Wester Pfahler, Janitor. Minnie Howell, Inez Smith and Mrs. Butt were Cafeteria cooks; Tom Arnold, Charles Cole, Charles Minck, and Donald Cole were Bus Drivers.
Class of 1954
JoAnn Aysh White, Shirley Baker, Darlene Barlo Kilmartin, Orval Burky, Betty Conley Adkins, Howard Gwirtz, Jr., Janet Miller Linn, Kenneth Predmore, Richard Rieman, Kathryn Stiving (dec.), Michael Stump, Raymond VonStein, Carl Watt, and Arthur Wilson.
Board of Education members: Herbert Artz, President; Paul Cahill, Vice President; Marion Crall, Clerk; Glen Cotsamire; and Loren Hipsher.
Staff consisted of: David Shupp, Superintendent; Carl Ward, Coach, Math and Phy. Ed., Ruth Fetter, Social Studies; Mildred Flegm, Home Ec.; H.E. Eswine, English; Robert Anderson, Music; M.E. Masters, Voc. Ag.; Helen J. Weidemaier, Commercial; Berdina Ervin, 6th Grade; William Erwin, 5th Grade; Kathryn Buskirk, 4th Grade; Maud Carey, 3rd Grade; Betty Davis, 2nd Grade; and Amy Grau, 1st Grade.
Class of 1955
Charlene Artz Betts, Diane Aysh Weekly, Ruth Bradley Schiefer, Jean Collins, Bessie Lou Combs Handshoe, Patricia Crum Kraft, John Eckstein (dec.), Edward Grau, Arlene Grove Miller, William Howard, Keith Longnecker, Richard Moon, James Niese, Donna Norris, Dolores Pfleiderer Coleman, Sherry Pfleiderer Heye, Ronald Rheinbolt, Charlene Rietschlin, John Sand, Ruth Ellen Sheaffer Rieffert, and Floyd Smith.
Board of Education Members: Herbert Artz, President; Glenn Cotsamire, Jr.; Paul Cahill; Marion Crall, Clerk; Loren Hipsher; and Clarence Dick.
The grade school staff remained the same. The high school staff consisted of: David E. Shupp, Superintendent; Burl Phillips, Principal; George VanEcho, Coach and Math; Roderick Deihl, Commercial; Leopold Cichocki, Music and Band; Maurice Masters, Voc. Ag.; Ruth Fetter, Social Studies; and Mildred Flegm, Home Ec. Mr. & Mrs. James Grant were Custodians. Charles Minck, Donald Cole, Andrew Tooker, and Charles Cole drove the busses.
Under the picture of the faculty this was printed: “Great men come and great men go – but teachers – bless them, are like little brooks, they babble on and on.”
Class of 1956
Linda Allaback Rieman, Naomi Burky Amstutz, Dennis Eckstein, Virginia Gantzler Frost, Joe Haynes, Larry Hench, Betty Laughbaum Wiley, James Lohr, Marilyn McCracken Koons, Shirley Norris Niese, Ronald Nye, and Rochella Triplett Horseman.
Burton Vanasdale replaced Herbert Artz on the Board of Education. Paul Cahill became the new President; Clarence Dick, the Vice President.
Faculty: Burl Phillips, Superintendent; Robert Dean, Principal and Science; Maurice Masters, Voc. Ag.; Mary Long, Commercial and 7th and 8th English; Ruth Fetter, Social Studies and Latin; Frances Waines, Home Ec. and Phy. Ed.; Betty Logan, English and Journalism; Robert Johnson, Coach and Social Studies; and Roger Amstutz, Custodian.
Class of 1957
Ernest Allen, Mildred Brown Humphrey, Vivian Dick Law, Adella Dome Amstutz, Connie Flegm Fowler, Rose Eva Graham Grau, Marilyn Hanna Eckstein, Jerry Haynes, Dolores McCracken Kalb, Gary Neff, Ronald Neumann, Eldon Predmore, Janice Pruitt Dunathan, Betty Rieman, Eidt, James Wilson, and Judith Zaebst Allen.
The Board of Education remained the same as in 1956.
Faculty: Burl Phillips, Superintendent; Robert Dean, Principal; Carl Ross, Music Band; Ruth Fetter; Betty Logan; Robert Waines; Mary Long; Robert Johnson; Grace Griffeth; Bessie Wendling; Maud Carey; Leota Hawkins; Patricia Joy Cowell; Maurice Masters; and Mamie Brown. Marion Crall was the new janitor. Robert Dean, Donald Cole, Charles Minck, and Charles Cole drove the school busses.
Class of 1958
Elsie Ann Artz Wechter, Paul Amstutz, Joe Cahill, Gary Cole, Shirley Collins Paden, Rodney Crase, Mary Crall Neumann, Lois Crum Figgs, Fred Dean, David Eckstein, Joyce Eckstein VonStein, Francis Griffeth, Lois Hanlon Nye, David Hench, William Johnson, Carl McCracken, Sandra Morrow Moon, Roger Nye, Marilyn Sand Tippin, Ruth Smith Whitter, Norman Tackett, Rosella Triplett Letty, and Patti Waldbauer Rank.
Faculty: Burl Phillips, Superintendent, Speech and Consumer Economics; Robert Dean, Principal, Math and Science; Mrs. Robert Waines, Home Ed. and Girls Phy. Ed.; Walker Thomas, English and News Staff; Ruth Fetter, History, French, Biology and Library Advisor; Carl Ross, Band and Music; Mary Long, Commercial Subjects; Robert Johnson, Coach, Social Studies and 7th Grade Science; Richard Bertz, Voc. Ag.; Mrs. Donald Seifert, Grade 1; Patricia Cowell, Grade 2A; Jettie York, Grade 2B; Mrs. William Ervin, Grade 3; Mamie Brown, Grade 4; Mrs. William Erwin, Grade 5: and Leota Hawkins, Grade 6;
Class of 1959
Sharon Amstutz (dec.), Joe Bates, Glen Bruce, Carolyn Carman Armstrong, Robert Chapman, Mary Alice Cole Albiez, Nancy Flegm Crase, Violet Frazee Miller, James Gwirtz, Janet Hanna Kanellakis, Peggy Hipsher Armstrong, Beatrice Justice, Carol Kaylor Ridenour, Keith Laughbaum, Shirley Miller Dulin, Constance Peebles, Spencer Pfleiderer, Eileen Rieman Gwirtz, Richard Simpson, Ronald Studer, and Gloria Tooker Simpson.
Faculty Members: Robert Dean, Superintendent; Robert Johnson, Principal; John Thomas, Voc. Ag.; Elwood Phillips; Rachel Smith; Wilber E. Schnegelsberger; Carl Ross, Music; Mrs. Gerald Morrow; Marilyn Haines; Ronald Smith; Deidra Smith; Laura Thompson; Helen Garvin; and Martha Wegert.
Board Members for 1958-1960 were: Clarence Dick, President; Burton Vanasdale, Vice President; Glen Cotsamire; Delmar Cover; Eldon Pry; and Marion Crall, Clerk.
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