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1948 Polaris Palmer School Yearbook

Administration & School Board

  • Snelling, Superintendent
  • George Small, President
  • Glenn Woods, Clerk
  • Amy Irwin, Secretary
  • James H. Gray, Jr., High School Principal

 

Teachers

  • Joseph A. Dickson—grade school Principal & eighth grade teacher.
  • Margaret Cope
  • Miss Jean Dickson
  • Lois Winegarner
  • Lawrence Gibson
  • Harry Wimmer

 

School Bus Drivers

  • Ed Christenson—Owner
  • Reverend Savchenko—Experimental Farm route
  • Duane Huntley—in town
  • Harry Wimmer—Jonesville route
  • ? Lentz—the Butte route
  • Archie Moffitt—Glenn Highway route
  • Scott—a farm road north of town (Scott Road?)
  • Oz Huntley—south of Palmer

 

Cooks

  • Carlson—Chief cook & menu planner
  • Mau—Assistant cook
  • Warnika—Part time assistant cook
  • Culver—Part time assistant cook

 

Custodian

  • Bill Gormley

 

Office Staff

  • Mrs. Elsie Hill

 

Seniors

Juniors:

  • Louis Geiwitz
  • Gloria Smith
  • Leeann Wade
  • Don Hutchinson
  • Dick Rempel
  • B. Chambers
  • Wayne Bouwens
  • Richard McAllister
  • Esther Kerttula
  • Norma Jean Loyer
  • A. Peterson

 

  • Dorothy Plumley
  • Henry Kircher
  • Lynn Sandvik
  • James Gleason
  • Gayle Eckert
  • Marg Mielke
  • Mary Ann Michalek
  • Vivian Meier
  • M. Bryant
  • N. Frank
  • George Hermon      

Sophomores

  • Harvey Cooper
  • Larry Stock
  • C. Holland
  • D. Lucus
  • Ronald Bouwens
  • Edward Gaylord
  • A. Carroll
  • Robert Call
  • Jack Elmore
  • Leonard Krise
  • Helen Havemeister
  • Jean Hamann
  • Leola DeLand
  • Kathleen Patton
  • Mary Ann Linn
  • Marilyn Harris
  • Delores Bouwens

 

  • U. Kurtz
  • Joanne Dragseth
  • Janet Sherrod
  • Hazel Geiwitz
  • M. Vickaryous
  • Roberta Hemmer
  • Helen May Stenvall
  • F. Carlson
  • Paul Barnhardt
  • Max Hodsdon
  • Lawrence Lamp
  • Edward Cope
  • Myles Hyland
  • Henry Anderson
  • Roger Woods
  • G. Pederson
  • Stanley Horton & John Newby began with the class, but left shortly after the school year started.

Freshmen

  • Phil Plack
  • Walter Bendixen
  • Edison Thuma
  • Harold Bendixen
  • Paul Barry
  • Duane Smith
  • Charles Hoffman
  • Irvin Bentti
  • Lauritz Loberg
  • Harvey Hiber
  • Donald Caulkins
  • Lillian Loberg
  • Ruth Kurtz
  • Faye Werner
  • Sarah Smith
  • M. Mullan
  • Jean Smith
  • Geraldine Vickaryous
  • Marilyn Presley

 

  • Rosie Miller
  • Gloria Carroll
  • Nancy Frank
  • Hazel Barnhard
  • Orfa Plumley
  • Bonita Parks
  • Karen Bryant
  • Oran Peterson
  • Billy Joe Wade
  • Jack Davis
  • Lyle Bennett
  • K. Sandvik
  • Duane Goodrich
  • J. Ratliff
  • Victor Loyer
  • McGiboney
  • David Vigdahl
  • Pat Plack

Eighth Grade

  • Jack Onkka
  • Hurley Diess
  • Doyle Ross
  • James Caulkins
  • Ray Lucus
  • Dick Radway
  • Vernon Fridley
  • Rita McClafferty
  • Agnes Sexton
  • Joanna Rich
  • Doris Miller
  • Joyce Hecker
  • Bonnie Larsh
  • Margaret Ried
  • Charolet Nelson
  • Dolores Lentz
  • Violet Werner

 

  • Gloria Lepak
  • Helen Pierce
  • Genevieve DeLand
  • Betty Harris
  • Margaret King
  • Esther Pederson
  • Barbara Tirapelli
  • Norma Nelson
  • Gus Klem
  • Wesley Eckert
  • Ernest Marth
  • Larry Cox
  • Ronald Rebarchek
  • Allan Davis
  • Jerry Smith
  • Bobbie Locher
  • Miles Rice
  • Mary Hobson

Seventh Grade

Miss Skule–Teacher

  • Geraldine Kindgren
  • Mary Ann Mears
  • Mary Jane Clark
  • Barbara Bentti
  • Vasella Hughes
  • Charlene Peters
  • Grace McGiboney
  • Margaret Cope
  • Virgil Meehan
  • Herbert Corey
  • Robert Hartman

 

  • Ann Moffitt
  • Leola Gaylord
  • William Ratliff
  • Richard Geiwitz
  • Blakely McKinley
  • Stuart Dreghorn
  • Monte Larsh
  • Jack McKecknie
  • Lowell Krise
  • John Barnhardt
  • Marvin Nickoli
  • Roger Moore

Sixth Grade

  • Mrs. Pine
  • Miss Beck

Fifth Grade

  • Mrs. Smart
  • Mrs. Clark

Fourth Grade

  • Mary T. Marsh
  • Mrs. Harder

Third Grade

Mrs. Lyons

Second Grade

Miss Elefson

First Grade

Miss Jones