In 1958-1959, it was called Pre-primary or Beginners, not kindergarten. It was for
everybody; it was not any sort of "advanced placement". We actually
learned to read the Houghton-Mifflin series: Tip, Tip and Mitten, Jack
and Janet, The Big Show, ... Unfortunately, the same program was
repeated in first grade.
Miss Ponder and her class. Principal Andrew M. Van Dyke on right.
Front row: ?, ?, Donald Roma, ?, Jimmy ____?, ?, ?, Mark Rosenbloom?, ?
Middle row: Mary DeGeorge, Gary ___?, Bobby Dias, Richard Imlay, ?, ?, Gabrielle "Gaby" Meerkamper, ?, ?, Lisa Zanheiser?
Back row: ?, Bobby Bluhm, ?, Beverly Bishoff, ?, ?, Bruce Hamilton, Gregory Wykoff, Rachelle Horsefall, Richard Pisani.
1959-1960, first grade:
Mrs. Sprung and her class. Principal Andrew M. Van Dyke on right.
Front row: ?, Susan McIntyre, Mary DeGeorge, ?, ?, ?, Mark Rosenbloom?, ?, Jimmy ___?, ?, ?, Bobby Dias
Middle row: ?, Kyle Chinoo?, ?, Gabrielle "Gaby" Meerkamper, Suzanne ___?, ?, Bobby Clark, Debra Kay, Judy Walser, ?, ?
Back row: Bobby Bluhm, Richard
Imlay, ?, Bruce Hamilton, Rachelle Horsefall, Beverly Bishoff, Gregory
Wykoff, Tom Congalton, Richard Pisani, ?, Lisa Van Doren.
1964-1965, sixth grade:
Mrs. Murphy and her class. Principal Andrew M. Van Dyke on right.
Front row: Jerry Wilmoth, Gaby Meerkamper, Roman Biernacki, Donald Roma, Bob Murray, Rita Lough, Karen Irland, Bob Panter
Second row: Linda Romeo, Greg
Wykoff, Kevin Coyle, Greg Grotyohann, Richie Imlay, Geoffrey Dates, Bob
Bluhm, Mary Lou Corradino, Connie Corradino.
Third row: Jimmy Ashworth, Katy Boots, David Binder, June Penas, Bruce Hamilton, Steven Hobson, Sharon Dolan, Linda Hale.
Top row: Linda Kough, Lisa Van Doren, Mike Caprioni, Rachelle Horsefall.
Not in photo: Debby Starcher, David Mackey, Frank Krushinski, Batsy Batchler, Bob Olsen
Please send additions and corrections to Bruce Hamilton <email@example.com>
last edit 2010-07-18