Published Monthly during the school year
by the Students of Union High School
Grand Rapids, Michigan
May, 1918 – Volume 1
Subscription Price, Single Copies 5 Cents
Post Office Permit Pending
JUNIOR DEPARTMENT OF UNION HIGH SCHOOL.
The Junior Department, including the Seventh, Eighth and Ninth grades, is a important part of our High School. These three grades are fully organized and the students are anxious to co-operate with the upper classmen. The following are the officers who were recently elected:
President – Dennis Strong
Vice President – Roy Kee
Secretary – Muriel Bowbeer
Executive Committee – Dorine Lang, Jacob Hoogerhyde, Muriel Bowbeer
Faculty Supervisor – Mabel E. Allen
Faculty Assistants – Eugenia Babcock, C. A. Everest
President – Derk Duthler
Vice President – Joe Alexander
Secretary – Lucile Schaafsma
Treasurer – Katherine Tyner
Executive Committee – Walter Studley, John Venlet, Ruth Smith
Faculty Supervisor – C. A. Everest
Faculty Assistants – Helen Edmunds, Mabel E. Allen
President – Arthur Zoet
Vice President – Goldie Yager
Secretary – Dorothy Hamilton
Treasurer – Adrian Poley
Executive Committee – Julius Riegling, Frank Burnett, Charlotte Burtt
Faculty Supervisor – Harriet Thomasma
Faculty Assistants – A. Avery, Mary McLennan
Charlotte Eckert – Editor-in-Chief
Harry Himelstein – General Manager
Samuel Himelstein – Business Manager
Edna Groff – Literary Department
Theresa Lammers – Literary Department
Edythe Lawson – Art Department
Louise Gilleo – Art Department
Exchange Editor – Martin Henry
Alumni Editor – Van F. Harper
Athletics – Walter Wohlgemuth
Humor – Archie Vis
Advertising – Herman Wepman
Accountant – Henrietta De Boer
Miss Elsie Duthie
Miss Van Hosen
1918 HONOR STUDENTS
The students receiving the highest scholarship honors in '18 class are:
I – Edna Groff, 2510
II – Jennie Hootkins, 2458
I – Henrietta DeBoer, 2459
II – Mildred Kuenzel, 2445 1/2
I – Charlotte Eckert, 2420
I – Maurice Alberda,, 2292
OUR 1918 BASKETEERS
The personnel of our 1918 basketball team includes five Seniors and two Juniors.
Hill, [No first name]
Horn, Harold "Horny"
Krumheuer, Wayne "Crow"
Miller, Irwin "Dutch"
Raman, Ed "Skinny"
Rand, Coach Frank L.
Wingen, Van "Mart"
THE ALUMNI AND THE UNIONITE
Roland Tisch, who enlisted in Hospital Unit Q, has been transferred to the tank service, and when last heard from was stationed in England.
Second Lieutenant Roy Johnson, a graduate of 1912, is commanding a company of Sammies on the western front.
Ensign John Bek, '13, visited Union a few days ago in his uniform, and gave a very interesting talk to one of Miss Conlon's History classes on the subject of the different ranks of the Navy.
Lieutenant Avery Gilleo, who is in France, will soon be transferred from the infantry to the aviation branch of the service.
Irvine McColl, '12, is now in the artillery branch of the service in France.
Woldemar Schreiber, '14, has completed his work for graduation at the University of Michigan, and has left for Cleveland, Ohio, for special training in the naval branch of the service.
The wedding of Marie C. Hansen of the class of 1914, and Rev. Charles F. Steck, Jr., of Washington, D.C., took place May the first at Trinity English Lutheran church.
Sophia Eaton, '13, is now director of physical training in the public school of Pontiac, Michigan.
Marguerite Risendorph recently left for Washington to accept a government position.
Good Magazines and Seniors
Outing – "Dot" Sharphonr
St. Nicholas – "Johnnie" Hancock
Scientific American – "Fletch" Failing
Modern Priscilla – "Don" Lamb
Literary Digest – 2nd Hour English 8 Class
Independent – Edith Lawson
Peoples – Lenore Gillis
Ladies' Home Journal – Harry Belkin
Everybody's – "Susie" Fenske
Good Housekeeping – "Gert" Rideout
Popular – "Shot" Eckert
Top Notch – Nettie George
Truth Seeker – Eloise Best
American – "Unionite"
Snappy Stories – "Skinny" Raman
Needlecraft – Louise Gilleo
System – Irene Faust
Survey – Mr. Demmon
Adventure – "Wally" Wohlgemuth
Life – "Sam" Himelstein
World's Work – Lick the Kaiser!!
Country Life – Beatrice Omans and Eva Nix
Craftsman – Tolan Hammond
Every Week – School on Saturday
Transcriber: Jennifer Godwin
Created: 1 October 2003