The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 11, 1967 · Page 9
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4-Algona (la.) Upper Des Moines STAK Garrigan High School Algona, Iowa 50511 Tuesday, April 11, 1967 Trend in Worship Readies GHS's Day of Recollection Just as the Church is adapting itself to the times, so will the day of recollection at Garrigan be altered in an effort to make it a more meaningful experience. Now the freshmen and sophomores will have a day of recollection on Wednesday, April 12, while the juniors and seniors will attend on Thursday, April 13. Conducting the retreats will be Rev. Robert Brom from the Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary in Winona, Minn. Seniors Triumph Once Again As in the past, the senior class again leads the honor roll with thirty-four members warranting third-quarter recognition. Gold honor roll status is awarded to students who have compiled an average of 90 or better. Seniors reaching this plateau are Judith Besch, Rebecca Black, Ruth Cassel, Kathleen Crawford, Glenn Elbert, Dwight Gilbride, Jean Kayser, Joan Kohlhaas, Lynette Lappe, Rebecca Lickteig, Patricia McGuire, Janette Miller, Carol Otis, Elizabeth Thilges, Thomas Wagner (S.C.) and Janet Zittritsch. Eight juniors merited this list. They are Bonita Dahlhauser, Mary Ann Eischen, Susan Elbert, Ronald. Gilbride, Howard Kayser, Christine Obrecht, Patricia Scherer and Carole Schneider. Gold honor roll sophomores are Mary Becker, Spring — Fever Breaks Loose BY MAIiY ANN EISCHEN It's what's happening I Spring, of course I The looks on students' (?) faces form the evidence. The annual epidemic of spring fever has again broken loose and is running rampant through the corridors, attacking its all too susceptible victims. The results are slightly less than disastrous. Common symptoms of the dread spring fever are far-away gazes, trance-like stares, slow, sometimes graceful, often pain-' ful movements and, most prevalent, a very bleah attitude toward school centered on the feeling that the early worm gets the bird. This condition is relieved only by the ringing of a Math Contestants 'Exercise Daily' For Tournaments It's springtime and Garrigan' s math department has been busy doing mental gymnastics to get its mathematics teams in shape for annual spring contests. The first of these contests was the Clarke College Mathematics ' Tournament at Dubuque on April 8. Students who matched wits with others from Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois included two seniors — Kathy Crawford and Lynette Lappe, and two juniors - Bonnie Dahlhauser and Mary Ann Eischen. Four sophomores - Mary Becker, Jean Goetz, Margaret Lickteig and Ruth Neppl, also competed in the invitational tournament at Clarke. Next Saturday, on April 15, more Garrigan math students will journey to Creighton University of Omaha for the fifth annual Mathematics Field Day. Garrigan is sending a team of five students to test their skills there. Timothy Boekelman, Cheryl Hillburg, Darrell Lentsch, Margaret Lickteig, Ruth Neppl and Judy Venteicher. Honored freshmen are Robert Bernhard, David Besch, Mark Besch, Merrill Bormann, Mary Ellen Crawford, Judy Erpelding, Cecilia Anne Foley, Mary Lee Foth, Diane Kelly, Katherine Lallier, Mary Ann Neuroth, Patrick Nugent, Suzanne Reding, Thomas Scherer, Randal Studer and Mary Urich. The Silver Honor Roll consists of those students who have maintained averages between 88 and 90. This group consists of seniors Judith Berger, Kathleen Boudewyns, Michael Crotty, Mary Dorweiler, Michaela Elbert, Gary Erdman, Michael Carman, Frances Goecke, Rebecca Hilbert, Sharon Hildman, Robert Nichols, Nora Nurre, Karen Otis, Anne Penton, Kathleen Plathe, David Smith, Carolyn Spurgeon and John Studer. Juniors attaining this level were Mark Adams, Karen Fuchsen, Patrick Lickteig, Jacqueline Miller, Timothy Molacek, John Muller and Linda Nitchals. THE STAR is published twice monthly by the students of Garrigan High School, Algona, •Iowa, 50511. Co-Editors : James Bristow and Sue Elbert. Make-up Editor : Karen Fuohsen. Feature Editor; Mary Ann Eischen. 3:30 pep pill loaded with LSD (Lemmeoutta School, Darnit). Unfortunately for its stricken victims, no sure-fire cure for, spring fever has been discovered as yet. Scientists have halted experiments until mid-July when their conditions will undoubtedly have improved. However, there is yet hope — vigorous activity. Pull out the weeds in the gardens between your ears and hoe, hoe, hoe afresh I Plow in and plant seeds to raise a crop of bigger, plumper marks down the report card furrows! They can't stand another drought like last quarter. And, above, all, count down the days when that blasted, bloomin* bell rings for the last time I April 11: Track Meet - St. Ed-" monds at Fort Dodge. April 12: Frosh-Soph Day of Recollection; no school for juniors and seniors. April 13: Junior-Senior Day of Recollection; no school for frosh-soph. April 14: Track Meet at Eagle Grove. April 18: AHS Chorus - here 9 a. m. April 19: Track Meet - St. Edmonds, here. April 21: State Music Contest. April 22: Track Meet-Spencer Relays. April 23: Junior High Concert, 8 p. m. April 24: Sue Nelson, Graduate Recital. April 30; CYO Award Day. Polk Pick Bears BUI Reding, Garrigan's 6-4 senior guard, was chosen to All- State basketball teams by polls of the Des Moines Sunday Register and Iowa Daily Press Association, ID PA. Reding, the team's leading scorer for the 1966-67 season, was named to the IDPA third team and Register's fifth team. Two other Garrigan cagers, seniors Dick Muller and Brian LaBarre, were placed on the Honor Roll team. Muller, owner of the school's career scoring record, was picked by both polls as an Honor Roll center. LaBarre, a guard on Garrigan's 18-3 team, was placed on the IDPA Honor Roll. Sophomores are Shirley Becker, Rebecca Bormann, Gordon Kramer, Kathryn Long, Thomas McGuire, Mary Kay Miller and Mark Muehe. Silver honor roll freshmen are Michael Black, Patrice Bode, Linda Briggs, Mary Degan, Cynthia Laubenthal, Jane Neppl, Joan Reding, Judith Taphorn, Petra Wingert and Mary Margaret Zaugg. Through his talks Father Brom hopes to impress upon each student that a retreat is a consideration of the individual's response to God's call - the choice God has made for each of us. student has to seek methods for improving the way he is living the Gospel and resolve to do and begin to do so even within the retreat. After Father Brom's three talks the students will meet in small discussion groups led by seminarians. They will discuss the material treated in Father's talks. The subjects of his talks are God's call —our mature response, Penance - the sacrament of the responding sinner, and The Mass — embracing our whole covenant situation with God. The five seminarians accompanying Father Brom are Michael Coats - student for the diocese of Sioux Falls, S. D.; Lewis El- THE STAR wishes to congratulate Mike Black on his election to the district Student Council cabinet. Mike was elected at the district meeting Mar. 30, at Mason City High School. Other students attending the meeting were Tom Black, Dave Besch, Sue Elbert, Margie Froehlich, Mary Kay Miller, Dick Muller and Jack Muller, Student Council members. Students Sigh: 'Froggy Ending' (Photo by Jackie Detrick) Admiring Barb Winkel's delicate work of disecting are Mike Berte and Mr. Duane Kramer, biology instructor. Having completed their disect- ing for the year, sophomore and junior, third and sixth period biology classes seem to be quiet and happy again. A number of students have saved parts of the worm, grasshopper, crayfish, perch and frog. Somehow they can be seen all over the school. On Mar. 30 and 31 the students disected for the last time the frog which resembles man more than any other amphibian. Their biology teacher, Mr. Duane Kramer, appears to be glad it's all over, too. 'Slurpy' Versus Dirt And Water Slurrpi What? Overpopulated cafeteria? No — IPs only the pride and joy of custodians Gene Nichols and Vic Frideres -- the new suction machine! Now you may wonder what a suction machine really is. Standing less than three feet high, the machine is a wet vacuum, able to suck up dirty water or just plain dirt. Recently purchased, the invention has more than proved itself work-worthy. Rev. Robert Brom bert — student for the diocese of Sioux City, la. (alumnus of GHS); Joseph Keefe --student for the diocese of Winona, Minn.; Leland Nagel - student for the diocese of Bismark, No. Dak.; and Daniel Shomler - s'tudent for the diocese of Rockford, m. Book worm ing — Bamboo Curtain Brings To View Chinese Threat - With Tina The Secret Ways of Prayer by R. L. Bruckberger, O P We all realize, I am sure, that we have but one day of recollection left in this school year. It should be our best since many months will pass before our next formal opportunity of soul searching arrives. Therefore, I highly recommend .Father Bruckberger's book, The Secret Ways of Prayer, as el? cellent preparatory material, it is divided into four very small sections emphasizing how to attain greater union with God through prayer. 1 Saw Red China by Lisa Hobbs We are discovering, through the various news media, that the Chinese are not the mysterious little yellow men we tend to think of. We find that their nation is a rising threat to ours. But what really lies behind the Bamboo Curtain? Lisa Hobbs, the first American staff newspaper woman ever to enter Red China, has given us a very real and graphic account of her journey through this country. This Is your chance to learn more of this nation and its people from an eyewitness. Brendan by Mary Wallace Due to limited space I will merely mention Mary Wallace's novel Brendan. You will find it on the fiction shelf. It is a heart-warming story of true love and an attempt to "reach the unreachable goal." Look it over.

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