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LEVinOWN, PA. 19057



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The Woodrow Wilson Rvompoges dedicotion is o greot honor, for on
outstanding individual, who dedicates himself to the students of our school. This
year the 1979 staff proudly dedicates this edition of Rampages to Mr. Lou
Mr. Volpe is one of the busiest people in our school. First thing in the morn­
ing, he begins his day working with the senior doss officers during homeroom, os
one of their advisors. Thanks to his help and his effarts, the 1978-1979 schoal
year will be unforgettable for most seniors. Mr. Volpe has worked hard with the
afficers all year to moke Homecoming, the Snow Doll, the Forido trip, the Senior
Prom, and Graduation memorable events for everyone,
Mr. Volpe goes to his classes like oil other teachers, but Mr. Volpe's teaching
differs from most other teachers; his sharp wit and out-going personality, creotes
interest in every ospect of English. He not only teaches the regular English
courses, but olso, the gifted progrom for seniors ond tech dosses, of which he is
also on odvisor.
After school the real work begins. As director of the school musical, his hord
work and dedication is most evident. His productions ore olwoys eogerly an-
Aside from oil these activities, Mr. Volpe always finds time to be with the
students. One can see this fashionable mon joking ond tolking with students
throughout the day.
Mr. Volpe, the yeorbook staff cordially thanks you for oil your time, work
ond efforts, which you willingly put forth. We will olwoys remember you, not on­
ly as a hord working teacher ond odvisor, but also os a close ond speciol friend.









The first day of school this yeor
created o koliedescope of feelings. An­
ticipation for the coming sports seoson,
people looking forward to o year of vic­
tory, especially the footboll teom, The
freshmen were o little opprehensive
ond uneasy In their new school. But the
seniors were hoppy to be bock and
looking forward to oil the fun ond ac­
tivities ahead. Mony students were o lit­
tle disappointed because their
schedules didn't include everything they
wonted. As the first day’s apprehension
disoppeored, it was replaced by o busy
doy's octivities; finding classrooms ond
teachers introducing themselves. At the
close of the day, many students were
happy to hear the 2;15 bell and to
close the first doy's dosses.



Homecoming wos on October 7.
1978, during the day. The bright and sunny
weather odded to the beouty and excite­
ment of the day. The climox of the doy wos
holftime festivities. Disappointed by the
foct that the Roms were losing 6 to 0 ot the
end of the half, the crowd grew excited os
time grew neor for the crowning of the King
and Queen. Although the choice wos dif­
ficulty, the Senior Closs proudly crowned
Lisa LoMonico, queen ond John Cosole,
king. The other nominees were: Kuthonne
Brockwoy, Michele Broillet, Donno DeBiggi,
Kim Hodges, Wendi Houser, Phyllis O'Neal,
Bob Armstrong, Ted Emeigh, John Henry,
Mike Joconski, ond John Koch.
The winner of the float contest was o
difficult choice, since oil the floats were well
decoroted. The winners, o combined effort
of Freshmen and Sophomore dosses,
represented summer sports. Even though
the gome wos lost, the donee thot evening
was Q success.



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Every year Wilson has o different fad
and this year it seems that everyone is spor­
ting the lotest fashions. For some reason,
fashionable clothing seems to be the "in
thing" among Wilson students. It's not
unusual to see people flaunting their stylish
clothing or people gov^King ot those weor-
ing them.
I From bulky sweaters and the layered
look, to slinisy disco outfits, mony styles of
dress ore exhibited. Everyone seems to be
getting into the croze, including some of
the faculty members, who dress like
models from Vogue mogozine.
Even hairstyles ore adopting to this
fashion croze. Not only ore girls getting
perms and body waves, but the guys ore
showing their flair for style by wearing the
curly fro. Wilson is certainly showing off its
doss with style.

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Bright and early, on the morning of November
15, I978, Wilson's auditorium wos the meeting
place for those seniors who attended the annual
trip to Washington D. C., sponsored by the Social
Studies Department. The trip not only proved to be
educotionol, but olso provided pleasure for oil. Mr.
Monnion and Mr. DiSongro led the seniors through
this historical city, the copitol of our country.
The Closs of 1979 hod on enjoyoble day visit­
ing such places, os the Arlington Notional
Cemetory, o guided tour through the Capitol
Building ond o tour through the White House. It is
certain thot the events of the doy, from buying
flowers from o solesperson, to shaking bonds with
representative Peter Kostmeyer, will be long
remembered, by the Senior Class of 1979.





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Classes at Wilson ore most often held inside the
classroom ond this is where o student's formal educotion
ond learning experiences begin. But by no meons ore
leorning experiences limited to the four walls of the
During dosses, before ond ofter school, students
always find time to migrate to the outside of the school
building. As these outside meetings convene, students ex-
chonge news ond hoppenings of the school day. If the
students seek any kind of informotion, the best place to
seek the answer is the smoking lounge or other outside
Those few moments that the student has outside of
the classroom ore important to him or her. Time is provid­
ed for the students to unwind ond toke o breother before
the next doss. Some students might use their freedom to
cotch o smoke or rop to o friend about lost night's bosket-
boll gome. Whotever the reoson, Wilson students enjoy
their moments of reloxotion from the classroom.

RAMPAGES represents o pictorol
record of the people and events of
Wilson's year of 1978-79. The yeor-
book endeavors to capture every­
day happenings ond speciol
moments ot WWH5. It is important
to revive those memories of the
homecoming festivities and the
heartfelt loss of the gome, fright
frolics, with the costumes displayed
ond pie eaters, and the senior doss
tour of Woshington D.C., ond the
eventful meeting with represen­
tative Peter Kostmeyer, Many other
events happened that year, such os
the troditionol Wilson donees, the
Snowball and the proms, ond sports
gomes, os well os the doily events,
such os lectures, lunches, and hang­
ing out. The yearbook staff hopes
thot this pictorol essay will aid your
remembrances of Wilson ond the
KALEIDOSCOPE of experiences that
occurred to each one of you.

. . . suppliers of knowledge

School Board hod multiple responsibilities.

The school boord has the difficult
task of monoging o school district.
These people hove o great responsibili­
ty within such o large district os Bristol
Township. The men and women sen/ing
on the board must moke decisions that
will hove o great effect on both the pre­
sent and future of this district so each
problem must be carefully thought
over. They must listen and respect the
opinions of the district's population. It is
impossible to please everyone in every
decision that is mode and many times
people ore unhoppy with o decision of
the board, but it is important to keep in
mind that the members olwoys do
whot they believe is best for the district.

MR. JOSEPH KAUFMAN . . .superintendent

ORISTOL TOWNSHIP SCHOOL BOARD. SEATED: Miss Toni Fontozzi, Miss Shirley Cooper, Mr. Edwin N. Popkin (solicitor). Mr. Walter Ptudzinski, Mr.
Flossi Micciolo, Mrs. Martha Dell, Mr. Joseph F Cottoni, Mr. Edword W. Jonathon J. Palmer, Mrs. Elizabeth Donnelly (treosurer), Mr. Gerard L.
Godin (vice-president), Mrs. Ann E Weiser (secretory). STANDING: Mrs. Witman (president), Mr. Joseph Kaufmon, Mr. Dovid Lloyd III, Mr. Sal E.


Dr. Lorry Dosley returns to WWHS.

\ Dear Graduates,
After a year af graduate study, it is indeed a
pleasure ta return ta Waadraw Wilson High School ond
such on outstonding senior doss. It Is quite appropriate
that the koleidoscope symbolizing changes would be
the theme for this yeorbook. During four yeors at
Wilson, you hove been Instrumentol in bringing obout
positive change in each oreo you hove touched. You
hove been enthusiastic, supportive, involved and yet
curious and questionable regarding eoch curriculor and
co-curriculor activity, A group who supports the present
structure, yet constontly seeks woys to improve ore
the type of people who hove mode America the
greatest country in the world.
Within the next several months, you will ex­
perience the most dromotic chonge of your life. On
June 13th, you will step from the world of
dependence to the world of independence. Armed
with o diploma ond whotever knowledge you hove
gathered over twelve years at the expense of your
porents, the citizens of Bristol Township and the tax­
I payers of Pennsylvonio, you ore to o great extent, "on
your own."
Even those of you going to higher education with
the ossistonce of your porents will hove to be self-
motivoted and self-reliant to be successful.
Perhops o more difficult task moy be for those
who seek to enter the job market, Plocement in good
Jobs will be competitive and good positions will be
ovolloble to those who ore enthusiostic and give
evidence of possessing the basic skills thot employers
expect high school groduotes to hove mostered. If
you ore successful In reaching your goals, thot conform
to society's expectations, then you will hove satisfac­
torily mode the change. If not, then you must adjust
and try ogoln.
In Closing, I wish each of you success ond good
fortune os o reward for those who work hord to moke
your change o satisfactory one.
Lorry C. Dosley

Wilson administrators communicate with students.

The administrators of Woodrow
Wilson strive to achieve communication
between the students, community, and
foculty. All of the odministrotors work to
arrange the yearly school colendor, ar­
range student activities, develop
students' schedules, field trips, ond
keep the ocodemic stream flowing.
They accomplish many things including
the building of school spirit, attending
the many sport activities and the
maintenance of control and discipline of
Woodrow Wilson oil yeor through. The
odministrotors work with the staff at the
Trumon building and the members of
the school board in deciding school
policy, obtoining special permission for
many activities, maintaining oil school
records, and arranging such ceremonies
os senior groduotion and honors night.
Congrotulotions, success, and future
best wishes in the yeors to follow ore to
be awarded to our faithful and feorless
odministrotors, os they work to achieve
MR. NICHOLAS G. OPALENICK . . .assistant principal: 16 years at
the grestest high school in the Bucks Wilson: bloamsburg state, trenton state, rider.
County oreo.

MR. WILLIAM M. GINTY . . .assistant principal, 9 MR. JAMES R. MANNION . . .assistant principal— MR. MICHAEL NOTARTOMA5 . . .ossistant
years at Wilson, temple, rider. academic offoirs: 6 years at Wilson: bloomsburg principal: 1 1 years at Wilson:
state, penn stote, temple. bloamsburg state, trenton stote, rider.


Assisting students with their educational needs.

The Guidance Deportment at
Wilson does o tremendous job in hand­
ling the student schedules. They ore
always checking to moke sure that the
students hove o complete schedule.
They con help o student with any pro­
blems they might hove. They ore willing
to sit down and discuss your future ond
furthering your education. They provide
Wilson with o needed service and the
students appreciate their help and
guidance. Need information? Coll on
Miss Getz in the library, ond you ore sure
to find oil the necessary information you
may need. The library provides o
MRS. GWENDOLYN BREWER . . . MISS ANNA LOUISE GETZ .librorion: 20 years at wealth of material for oil students.
guidance counselor: 6 years ot Wilson: Isutztown stote.
Wilson, trenton state college,
Winston solem state.


MRS. FRAN FUR5A . . . guidance counselor: 2 years at wiison: west MR. ANTHONY J. SCARPIELLO . . .guldonce counselor, 1 4 years ot
Chester stote, trenton state, penn state, temple. Wilson: St. Charles college, st. Joseph's university, vlllanovo,
department chairperson.


MR. LAWRENCE A. GREBE . . . guldonce counselor: 11 years at MR. MARVIN L. DEMP . guidance counselor: 13 years at wllson:
Wilson: St. Joseph's university, trenton state. penn state, temple.


Phys ed teachers stress skills that ore necessary

Exercise, developing skills of
competitive sports, and presenting
o brood background on many
aspects of health ore some of the
goals of the physical education
department. The phys ed deport­
ment consists of ten educators,
whose job it is to instruct the
students in various activities such os
gymnastics, tumbling, and oil the
sports. In gym, the students hove
the opportunity to choose which
dosses and activities they wish to
porticipote in. The students choose
on oreo of instruction every four
weeks. With this system, the
students hove o wide range of ex­
periences in many different ac­
tivities and also participate in
every area of physicol activity. The
phys ed deportment rounds out
the educotionol experience of oil
students, by fulfilling the respon­
sibility of providing for the students'
physicol needs. At Wilson, not only
ore the academic areas stressed,
but also developing the physical MR. ANTHONY DELL . . .phys, ed: 1 year at Wilson: MR. MIKE KOPCHO . . .phys ed.: 9 years at
east Stroudsburg, temple, univ. of penn. Wilson: east Stroudsburg.
self of each student.

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MR. FRED V. LEWIS . . .health ond phys. ed: 17 years at Wilson: MRS. D. MERGENTHALER . . .health and phys. e d .: 6 years at
penn state, franklin college, trenton state. Wilson: lock haven.


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MR. RICH NOE . . .health: 1 0 years at Wilson: penn MISS SUSAN STONE . . heolth and phys. ed.: 1 yeor MR. TONY SCHINO . . . health and phys. ed: 4
state, trenton state: fellowship of christion at Wilson: brooklyn college, temple. years ot wilson, youngstown stote univ., assistant
athletes, varsity baseball cooch. footboll coach.

MR. PAT PICARIELLO . . .pool director, 16 years at MR. EDWIN A NEUMAN , . .heolth and phys. ed., 6 MRS. HELEN CANTWELL . . .health and phys ed 7
Wilson: univ. of Colorado, west Chester, trenton yeors at wilson: trenton state, east Stroudsburg, years at wilson: eost Stroudsburg trenton stote
state: junior class advisor, swimming coach. choirperson, football coach. penn state.


Emphasis placed on mastery of basic math skills in


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MR. LOUIS S. ACKER JR . . .mathematics: 6 years at wilsan, tern- MR. JONNAKOTY WELLINGTON . . .mothemotics: 9 years at wllson, madres
pie university. university: osmana university.

MR. JOHN D. DIRICO . . . mathematics: 18 years ot wllson: MR. RICHARD L. ROTH . . . mothemotics: 2 yeors at wllson, la solle university:
bloomsburg stote, temple university: department choirperson. penn stote, bloomsburg state.

MR. HOWARD M. KALODNER . . .mothemotics: 10 years at MR. WAYNE N. BRUGGER . . .mathematics: 1 7 years at Wilson: bloomsburg state:
Wilson, penn state: temple university: university of penn: penn state, trenton stote.


order to function in our technologicol society.

We of the mathematics department of
Woodrow Wilson High School believe thot our
program should develop those mothemoticol
behaviors that will enoble the learner to be
on intelligent and productive porticipont in o
democrotic society. We believe thot our pro-
grom should open vocotionol possibilities
which todoy depend upon certain competen­
cies in mathematics, build foundations which
will permit odvonced study of mothemotics,
aid students in analyzing themselves os to
their ability to deol with quontitotive relation­
ships, and establish desirable work hobits ond
study skills. We therefore, believe thot the im­
plementation of our goois will enoble each
MR. ADAM DEN . . . mathematics, 16 years at wilson; bloomsburg
state. student to incorporote the discipline of
mathematics into the individual's future life.

MR. EDWARD J. SAKOW5KI . . .mathematics: 20 years at wilson: east MRS. VERONICA DESAI. . .mathematics, 6 yeors at wilson: immoculota.
Stroudsburg, bloomsburg state, bucknell university, villanova universi­


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MRS. GEORGIA ABERCROMBIE . . .mathematics: 6 years at wilson: im- MR. RICHARD HARTUNG . . .mathematics: 9 yeors ot wiison, bloomsburg
moculata. stote, penn stote.


Wilson offers variety of lob and doss activities

Science education is one of the
avenues which utilizes and chollenges o
student's obilities and innate curiosity
about the world in which he lives.
Science is essential to the interpretotion
of the noturol phenomena and is impor-
tont because of its function in
estoblishing heolth, economy and safe­
ty in life. This experience is centrol to
meoning and provides students with
materials that evoke experience. While
one of our aims for providing o science
experience is to help students obtain on
understanding toword their environ­
ment, it is also our aim to see that the
science educotion contributes to the
total educotion of our students. DR. GEORGE W. PICKENS, JR. . . .science, 1 year at MR. RICHARD THOMAS ACKER . . .
Wilson: antioch college, hompton university, science: 1 year at wilson:
villonovo, rutgers. muhlenberg college, temple.


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MR. DONALD POUST . . .biology: 1 6 yeors ot wilson: bloomsburg. MR. THOAAAS J. JONES . . .chemistry: 14 yeors ot wilson: wilkes,
trenton stote, penn state, beaver college.

MRS. MONA JAFFE . . chemistry and science: 6 yeors at wilson: MR. GEORGE HOPELY . . .science: 20 years at wilson: michigon
penn state, temple. state university: assistant yearbook advisor.


to further students technological knowledge.

MR, DANIEL D. FINLEY . . .science: 20 years at wilson; mount MR. CARL PETZ . . .science, physics: 17 years at v/ilson,
St. mary's, trenton state, university of penn, department bloomsburg state, trenton state.

MRS. AAARY ELLEN FLYNN . . .oerospoce, geology, biology: 11 yeors ot TOM DARADZID . . .biology, generol science: 5 years at wilson:
Wilson: montcloir stote: west Chester state: organians. bloomsburg stote, trenton stote, assistant football coach.

MRS. REGINA CESARIO . . . biology: 5 yeors ot
Wilson: holy family, beaver: sophomore doss od- MR. RICHARD COHEN . . .science: 8 yeors at MR. ALBERT E. NEHLES . . .science, 7
visor. Wilson: penn state, temple, trock coach. years at wilson: hompton institute


Many course offerings provide Wilson students the

MR. LOU VOLPE . . .english; 10 years at wilson: univ of Chicago, MS. ANDREA NEMETH LAMDERTH . . .english: 6 years at vvrilson: purdue univ.,
prInceton: senior class advisor, dromotics advisor, romnastics, scholar­ north western univ.; choreographer, romnostics, scholorship commitee, tech
ship committee, tech school advisor. school advisor, varsity softboil cooch.

MR. CHARLES PHILLIP MARTIN . . .english: 5 MR. WALT REICHNER . . . english: 4 years at wilson: MRS. ANN LINDENMUTH english: 10 years at
years ot wilson: william patterson college, bryan college, reformed episcopal, trenton state: Wilson: penn state.
middlebury college: national honor society coach of croquet club.
advisor, ram's horn advisor, wwhs advisor,
progrom director for humanities.


opportunity to select varied and interesting

Speaking, reading, and writing are
skiiis needed everyday. The Engiish depart­
ment at Wiisan endeavors to bring each
student a seiection of ideas and op-
prooches oii designed to heip the student
become o better speaker, reader, and
writer, in the freshman ond sophomore
years, the students toke o year iong course
in studying the bosic skiiis of poetry, drama,
the novei, ond the essay. Variotions of this
program begin with the junior ond extend
into the senior year. Here, the student hos
a chance to find its diversities. Engiish
touches on the use of oii forms of medio to
enobie the student not oniy to receive the
benefits from iife, but who con octiveiy por-

MR. ROBERT C. HOLLINGSWORTH . .engiish: 7 years at Wilson; west Chester state,
head soccer coach.

MS. ADELAIDE LOVE . . . engiish; 3 years at wilson, MISSGERRI MOONEY. . engiish; 1 year at wilson; west
indiono univ., univ. of penna., rider; department Chester, temple.

KATHLEEN WHITTY . . .engiish: 10 years at wilson; MR. BARRY DINERMAN . . . engiish; 7 years at wilson;
trenton stote: debate and speech judge. temple.

MS. SHEILA SAIDMAN . . . reoding
specialist; 9 years at wilson, temple
ossistant dramo sponsor, ossistont junior
class odvisor.


english curriculum, during four years ot WWHS.

MR. ALLAN WATERHOUSE . . .english: 1 0 years at wilson: temple. MR. JACK FOGARTY . . .english; 1 year ot wilson; villonovo, rider, univ.
of penn., st. Joseph's.

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MISS DEVERLY DRENNER . . .english and MR. JOHN STAUD . . .english: 4 yeors at MR. PALMER TOTO . english: 9 years at wilson;
Spanish. 1 year at wilson, temple. Wilson; losalle college. bloomsburg.


Foreign culture is studied through language.

.os SENTTDOS The language department creates
a cultural enviranment far the students
at Waadraw Wilsan. Alang with many
activities such as faad preparatians, the
language department has faur clubs.
One af the mast exciting aspects af the
pragram is the oppartunity ta par­
ticipate in a trip ta Eurape where
students have the oppartunity to use
the mony grammatical structure and
vocobulory forms that they have leorn-
ed in class in real life situations. Finally
the longuoge department is develop­
ing not only on oworeness ond op-
preciotion of other cultures ond
longuoges, but olso to moke all
students oware that the knowledge of
other languages con be considered an
asset and o morketoble skill.

NATALIE SCHIFFMAN . . .Spanish; 6 MRS. V. DARLENE LANDA . . .french and Spanish: 2
years at wilson; penn state: years at wilson: lebonon volley college.
Spanish club advisor.

MR. EDINO VARANI . . . Italian: 6 years ot wilson: la salle college, MRS. LILLIAN KASE . . . french; 11 years ot wilson: millersville, french
bucknell, villonovo, univ. of penn., Italian dub advisor. club advisor, junior varsity cheerleodlng advisor.

MISS KATHLEEN MCCORMICK . . . german, 5 years at wilson: mount EILEEN HOFFMAN 5CHEIN . . .Spanish and itolion: 9 years at wilson:
holyoke college, ohio stote: germon club advisor, freshmen doss od- long island univ., new york univ., univ. of modrid: vorsity softball
coach, varsity cheerleodlng advisor.



Making of America, its government, the presidency

MS. HELENE KARAFIN . . . social studies: 10 years at wilson: temple MRS. RUTH D. FAIR . . . social studies: 7 years at wilson: benedict col­
univ,, beover college: notionol honor society. lege.


MR. JOHN DISANGRO . . . social studies: 19 years MR. JOSEPH SCHEIN . . . omericon history: 1 4 years MR. LEONARD J. DOMINICK . . . non western
ot Wilson, losolle, temple: inter-group advisor. at wilson: bloomsburg state. culture. 6 years ot wilson. bloomsburg state,
temple: footboll assistant.


and the economy ore presented to the students

Instruction throughout the Sociol
Studies Deportment is geared to the
academic levels of the students. Classes
ore grouped according to reading abili­
ty so the teachers may better meet the
needs of students of varying ability.
Course work and course reguirements
ore determined by the overage ability
of each doss. The Department seeks to
offer students on opportunity to acquire
the knowledge about their country’s
heritage and America's world relation­
ships, that will enoble them to become
interested, informed, active, ond effec­
tive citizens in our democratic society. In
oddition, for students who wish to
become more informed about
themselves and the non-political institu­
tions of our society, we offer full-yeor
courses in Sociology and Psychology.
We believe that we offer o balanced
curriculum, featuring both required ond
elective courses, that will enoble the
sincere student to become familiar with
the essentiol knowledge, methods,
MR. STAN LELINSKI . . . p.o.d.; 12 years at MR. JERE GULDEN . . .p.o.d.: 10 years at ond attitudes of the social sciences.
Wilson: miliersville, temple, penn state: varsi­ Wilson: bloomsburg state, penn state.
ty girl's basketball coach.

MR. CARL GRECCO . . . social studies, 17 MR. LEON N. DAVIDHEISER . . . social studies, MR. RICHARD PUCHINO . . . nonwestern cultures: 10
years at wilson: univ. of scronton. penn state, 14 yeors at wilson: penn state: faculty years at wilson: shippensburg. penn stote.
temple, trenton state, univ. of penn.: schalorship committee: department chairper­
debate and forensics. son.


by the staff of the social studies department

DILL WATERSON . . . social studies, 1 year at MR, JOSEPH M. DOLES . . .sociol studies: 10 years JONESL . . . western cultures: 12 years at wilson:
Wilson St. Joseph's college, trenton state: ot Wilson: temple univ,, trenton state. penn state: croquet club-assistant cooch.
ossistont varsity and j.v. basketball coach.

MR. PAUL DUJWID . . . sociol studies: 11 years at wilson: lo solle univ. MR. ROY C. DOWEN . . . psychology, sociology: 6 yeors at wilson, bloomsburg


Helping students cope with their special needs.

CONSTANCE WALKER . . . resource room; 6 yeors ot wilson: MR. DARR . . . special educotion: 6 years ot Wilson: lockhoven.
massochusetts state, penn stote, trenton stote: department penn state.

The special needs program ot Woodrow
Wilson works in o specialized environment aim­
ed ot the totol involvement of each student on
os close on individual basis os possible. Pveoliz-
ing thot there ore individuol differences in
human abilities, the special needs deportment
provides those students with on education
geored to their specific needs. Each staff
member uses o variety of teaching devices ond
has Q large selection of materials available.
There is special emphasis placed on the
teoching ond reenforcement of reading and
moth skills. The special needs staff at Woodrow
Wilson strives to provide on educational system
where oil students will receive the education
that best develops their abilities.

FRANCES GILROY . . . special educotion, 5 years at wilson:
bloomsburg stote, rider: yearbook advisor.

MRS. MARGARET RUMFORD . . . special MR. JOHN ARNDT . . . special educotion. 1 year at MR. MARK KAYE . . . resource room 1
education: 13 years at wilson: west Chester Wilson: millersville stote: football ossistant. year at wilson, univ. of bridgeport
state, trenton state, penn state. lehigh univ.


Secretarial and accounting skills are the major

MR. GARY KASE . . . .typing and accounting, 12 years at Wilson: MR. DONALD M. WISE . . . business education, 20 yeors at wilson:
bloomsburg state, equipment manager: assistant soccer coach. bloomsburg state, penn stote, rutgers, michigan state.

MR. PHILLIPS . . . business: 1 5 yeors MR. DAVID MACGOWAN . . . business, 1 5 years at MRS. NANCY G. JOHNSTON . . . business—secretariol:
at Wilson: Westminster, university Wilson: Wilkes, temple, rider, trenton stote: friend­ 10 years ot wilson: rider: assistant senior doss advisor.
of pittsburg, university of illinois. ly school store sponsor: department chairperson.


teaching concern of the business education staff.

Education for business is o vitol,
inter- reloted port of the process of
educotion. It is the belief of the stoff
that the function of the Business Educa­
tion Deportment is to troin young men
ond young women for their porticulor
field of business endeavor, to guide
them in the development of business­
like ottitudes ond responsibilities, to fur­
nish them with on incentive toword
higher learning, ond to develop within
them on awareness of the sociol ond
economic stondords of our woy of living
in the world today. Our program shows
evidence thot we ore cognizant of the
needs, copocities, ond rotes of leorn-
ing. Our offerings provide for the
growth of the individuol mentolly,
r MRS. AAADELINE FETTER . . . business education; 8 years at wilson; temple, physicolly, ond sociolly.

penn state.

MR. CARL MONTGOMERY . . . business education; 3 years at wilson: rutgers, MR. SAM SAVITZ . . . business educotion: 2 years at wilson: penn state,
penn. stote. rider, trenton stote, univ. of fresno. temple.

DEVERLEE H. FELKNER . . . business education, 5 years at wilson: bucks coun­
ty community college, trenton state: future business leaders of omerica od-
vlsor. MR. JOSEPH HENRY . . . business education: 1 4 years ot wilson: losolle.


Student talent encouraged through creativity.

MP,. JEFFREY WHEET . . . primmoking, MRS. ELLEN MIRDACH . . . home economics: 8 MR. WILLIAM HILDENDRAND . . . chorus, music
pointing, drawing, 3 years at Wilson: years at wilson, drexel, temple. theory: 7 yeors ot wilson: west Chester: chorus ad­
temple, tyler school of art. visor.

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MR. FREDERICK K. SLOPEY . . . art. crafts: MRS. JEAN NELSON . . . home economics: 8 years MRS. DEITY ST. CLAIR . . . home economics: 13
18 yeors at wilson: kutztown: deport­ ot Wilson: penn stote, rutgers. years at wilson: Indiono unlv.: department
ment chairperson. chairperson.

The art deportment hopes to
develop, through o series of ex-
perimentol approaches, with
various medio, techniques and con­
cepts, on aesthetic appreciation
between art ond environment and
skills for future use. We feel that the
curriculum should not be structured
os o series of assigned tasks to be
mastered, but rother os o meons for
suggesting potential problems for
inquiry, the home economics pro­
gram is open to oil students.
Students study ot the high school
level in o concentrated program. A
curriculum covering oil competen­
cies is available to every student. In
course selections, practical opplico-
MR. OYRON L. KINDIG . . . instrumental tions ore employed os o learning MR. J05IAH REED . . . ort: 4 years at wilson, phii
music: 5 years at wilson: west Chester, college of art, tyler, penn state, temple,
marching, concert. Jazz and pit band tool. bloomsburg.


Shop dosses stress practical ospects of learning.

Industrial arts provides the student
with Q direct link to the industrial
economic community, which is on im-
portont element in our society. In on ot-
mosphere of procticol "honds-on" activi­
ty, the student is provided the op­
portunity to opply the skills of moth ond
science to everydoy situotions. Ad­
ditionally, those too often neglected,
cognitive, ond affective qualities or
spotiol relotionships ond creotivity ore
permitted expression through the con­
struction of end products, which provide
o feeling of pride in occomplishment.
Hond-eye coordination is enhanced
and the student gets o sense of the
rewards to be gained through
MR. JACK SCANLIN . . . industrial MR. VLADIMAR VLASSENKO . . . industriol arts, 10
arts: 6 years at wilson: univ. of new years at wilson: millersville.
mexico, trenton state.


MR. JAMES HUNTER , . industrial arts: 7 years at wilson: California MR. HARRY RINGDEN . . . photography, 8 years at wilson: millersville, trenton
state. stote.

MR. GARY SWANGLER . . . industrial arts: 1 year ot wilson: bucks MR, WILLIAM S, STOUT industriol arts-drafting: 10 years at wilson, trenton
county community college, trenton stote. stote.


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Varied courses give students a total education.

MR. ROBERT DALENT . . . driver ed : 1 year at Wilson: COMMANDER RICHARD O. YOUNG . . . novol CHIEF HARRY J. BUCKINGHAM . . .
bloomsburg state, new yorls univ. central missouri science: 10 years at wilson: univ. of south corolino: novol science; 4 yeors ot wilson:
state. njrotc unit drill teom ond color guard advisor, of­ goldey school of business; njrotc
ficer advisor, deprotment chairperson. drill team and color guard advisor,
ossistont novol science Instructor.

The medical personnel work mirocles to
keep the students ond odministrotion
going. The nurses toke core of
emergencies that arise, they maintain I
health records and administer to the
comploints of the student body. The
Novol Junior Reserve Officers Troining
Corps is Q program that combines novy
life with ocodemic leorning. The unit
teaches novol history, ostronomy,
oceanography, and novol customs and
rules. The unit also participates in octuol
novy life by trips to novol bases. Work
experience is o program developed to
ollow o student to experience the
responsibilities of working. The stoff that
maintains this program is to be com­
mended on the work that they ac­
complish and the experienced young
odults thot they produce.

MRS. OLGA M. KUREK . nursing: 20 years ot wilson; trenton state: future health careers
MR. RICHARD J. TULLO . . . distributive education, work experience: 3 years
MR. JACK MASSIELO . . . co-op education: 6 years at wilson: west ot Wilson; middlesex county college, montdoir state, trenton state:
Chester, trenton state: head basketball coach. cooperative ed dub advisor: deportment chairperson.


Support given to educators by aides and subs.

The permanent substitutes and the
teacher's aides pravide the schaal with
ane af it's mast basic needs: help ta the
teachers. It is nat easy being a perma­
nent sub, jumping from one class to
onother doy after doy, sometimes not
even having on emergency lesson plon,
but Mrs. Urbonek and Mr. Evons seem to
be handling this extremely well. They
help keep the school day running
smoothly for all those affected by the
absence of the teocher. The teacher's
aides don't hove an easy life. They must
do the necessory things that a regular
teacher does not hove time for. Without
these cooperative and understanding
people, the teoching staff would be lost
during the doy. The yearbook staff
would like to extend their thonks to the
permanent subs ond teocher's aides.

MRS. MARIE THOMAS . . . teacher MRS. ROSE MONACHELLO . . . teacher assistant—
assistant: 3 years at Wilson. resource room; 2 years ot Wilson.

RUDY WILLIAMS . . . resource room MRS. JENNIFER URBANEK . . . permanent sub, 1 MR. WILLIAM J. SCHELLHORN . . . teacher ossistont—
aide; 2 years at wilson. year ot wilson: east Stroudsburg state. resource room; 2 years ot wilson; slippery rock, trenton
state; wrestling cooch, ninth grade soccer coach.

MR. SCOTT DUCKMAN . . . district media aide, 2 years at wilson. MR. JOHN J. EVANS . . . permanent sub.; 6 yeors ot wilson: lehigh univ.
temple; boy's vorsity swimming coach.


WWHS maintained by competent secretarial staff.

During the course of the busy ond
endless school doy, there ore mony
copoble people thot accomplish the
necessary secretarial office duties,
essential to the organization and
stability needed in our school. Our
secretaries ore greotly appreciated
because of their ability which Keeps
Woodrow Wilson rolling on well oiled
wheels. A tremendous amount of
knowledge and orgonlzotion is needed
to run and maintain on educotionol in­
stitution like Woodrow Wilson High
School. Administrators, teachers, and
guidance require the skill of o MRS. PHYLLIS KRYWUCKI .principal's MRS. VIOLET M. NALSON
dedicated and efficient staff in o secretory. guidance secretary.
multitude of areas. The secretories ore
in constant motion, but they ore never
too busy to help o student. Their
responsibilities and duties require their
service year round to keep Wilson from
turning into o chootic mess. We con pic­
ture the secretaries os being o
Woodrow Wilson team, each playing
their own position. In the end, we the
spectotors, ore the ones who benefit
from the secretaries fine performance
ond their sen/ices. The secretaries use
their abilities and skills to the fullest to
keep the school in perfect running order
Qt oil times.
MRS. MARION E. SIMMENS . . curriculum of- MRS. MABEL C. HANDZLIK . . .
fice. guidonce secretary.

MRS. REGINA LEONARD . . . discipline secretary MRS. LOREHO W. SHEGDA . work ex-
perience secretary.

. . . discipline secretary.


Staff members perform needed services at Wilson.

CAFETERIA STAFF: FIRST ROW; Gyem McLaughlin, Kay Boruto, COND ROW: Morie Crines, Lois Ochorski, Peggy Gresens. MISS­
Irene Spears, Alice Renna, Ruth Estel, Pearl Shellhomer, SE­ ING: Vi Dezdecki.

It takes many hard-working people
in order to keep Woodrow Wilson runn­
ing efficiently and many of these peo­
ple ore overlooked. The cafeteria
workers and custodians ore the people
whose Jobs ore very important, but no
one really seems to recognize their
significance. Our school day begins ot
8:00 Q . m . and ends at 2:15 p.m., but
for these employees there ore no time
limits. They keep on working until the
Job is finished. When we walk the
hollwoys or eot lunch in the cafeteria,
do we ever actually stop to realize the
time and effort these people hove
spent so that we may hove o nutritious
lunch everyday or hove o clean choir to
sit up. We think these people deserve
recognition for oil the work they hove

DOD CROUCH AND MR. DORSEE HAMILTON . . . maintenance day crew



. . . Wilson soys good-bye.








MPv. LOU VOLPE . . .senior doss advisor.


Mrs. Nancy Johnston . . .senior class advisor.

Dear Seniors:

Holding onto o memory con be o difficult accomplishment. However, with this yearbook, you
will be able to recoil those people ond events which helped to moke your high school experience
o kaleidoscope of remembrances.
Years from now when you begin to feel the need to be young ogoin, open this book ond
refresh yourself with the romantic visions of your post. Recopture those carefree and funfilled days
spent in Florido. Remember the seosonol joys of the Homecoming and the Christmas Doll ond the
excitement of Romnostics 79. Recoil the magic of on evening in May, when dressed in the shim­
mering glow of evening clothes, you danced oway the night, at your Senior Prom.
We would like to moke o speciol mention of the Senior Class Officers. They hove worked ef­
fortlessly to make every event o special one for you. They deserve our thanks and our appreciotion
for all of their sincere dedication.
Perhaps your most importont memory may be your groduotion. It is on this day thot you will
soy goodbye to o way of life, which most of you found quite rewarding. You should remember,
that this commencement is the beginning of a new life for you ond this new life is filled with the
promise of success.
We congratulate all of you on your completion of your formal educotion ond wish you good
heolth, prosperity and ever growing wisdom. God bless you and pleose store oway a pleosont
memory of us, too. The best to all of you.

Lou Voipe
Nancy Johnston
Senior Closs Advisors


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