Volume 50, Number 16, May 15, 1964

Book Fair May 18-20

To encourage more summertime reading the Yearbook staff of Kingston High School is sponsoring a "Book Fair," Monday, Tuesday, and Wed., May 18-20. The purpose of the Book Fair will be to make a large assortment of reasonably priced books available for browsing through and for purchase for grades K-12.

The exhibit will in the Kingston High School Library and will be open during the three days to all classes in the schools. The exhibit will also be open to parents and to the public from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday evenings.

We urge all parents to come and supply their children with reading materials for the summer. Some adult books will also be available.

Honored Student at U. of M.

Everett Wingert was one the students honored for outstanding scholastic achievement at the University of Michigan’s annual honors convocation at Ann Arbor May 8.

Mr and Mrs. Arvin Wingert attended the program at Hill Auditorium and also were guests at a tea given by President and Mrs. Hatcher for honor students and their friends.

Methodist Church

Our Union Vacation Bible School will be held in the Kingston Methodist Church, June 2nd through 6th, 1:30 to 4:00 pm. The theme is "Around the World with Christ." The final program will be held Sunday evening, June 7th.

Alan Weeks, Pastor.

Schedule of Coming School Activities

May 21

Awards Night

May 22

Senior Night

May 24

Baccalaurate Services

May 28

Commencement Exercises

May 29

Final Exams

June 2

Final Exams

June 2

End of School


Baccalaurate services will be held in the school gymnasium on Sunday, the 24th of May at 8:00 in the evening.

Commencement exercises will be held on Thursday, May 28th at 8:00 p.m. on the football field if the weather permits. If not, the exercises will be held in the school gym and tickets distributed by the graduating class will be required for admittance.

Times Herald Award Dinner

On Friday, May 8 the Times Herald held their third annual Academic Achievement Awards Dinner. Only those students with a point hour ratio of 3.50 or above were invited.

Three children from Kingston’s class of "64" were invited, Karen Bilicki, 3.97, Karen Dennis, 3.86 and Jane Ross 3.66.

Karen Dennis was unable to attend, but Karen Bilicki and Jane Ross attended with Mr. and Mrs. Spohn. The girls were awarded certificates and had their pictures taken.

The main speaker at the dinner was General Motors, Willard D. Sheek, Senior Physicist. Mr. Cheek, who helped develop the atomic bomb discussed the role of science in our future lives. Mr. Cheek mentioned many examples of how industry has contributed to the welfare of our society and prophetized interesting ways in which science will make our life easier and better in the years to come.

Women’s Study Club

Women’s Study Club Breakfast

Eleven members of the Women’s Study Club met on Tuesday morning, May 12 at 9 o’clock at the home of Elva Coan for breakfast.

Each member told what they liked about our club meetings for roll call.

We had a report of the County Federation meeting at Cass City.

New years program was read.

We adjourned to meet again next September.

Mildred Parrott, Ina Everett, Thelma Jones, Edna Barden, and Abbie Schwaderer attended the County Federation of Woman’s Club held in Cass City, May 6, 1964.

Band Boosters

The Kingston Band Boosters are canvassing the area to solicit material for our Community Calendar. If you have not been contacted you will be soon.

Our calendar will list meeting dates of school, church and civic affairs dates, as well as anniversary and birthday dates of people in our area. The calendar runs form September 64 to August 65 and will be delivered the last of August.

You may place a date on the calendar for 10 cents per item or an organization may place up to 15 days and purchase a calendar for $2.00. An individual may place his family’s items and by a calendar for $2.00.

There were be not extra calendars sold at a lower rate this year, so if you want a calendar, please order one when a "Booster" calls on you.

School Board Election

The Annual Election for the Board of Education of Kingston Community School will be held on June 8, 1964. The polls will be opened from 7:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Candidates who have legally filed petitions for the election are as follows

Four year term:

Gary D. Koehler

Donald Lanway

Dr. R. T. Oliver

Jack R. Wesch

Two year term:

Edward Bilicki

John M. Fox


Donald Lanway is the incumbent having served one full term of four years.

Walter Wolak, President of the board, has decided not to be a candidate for re-election.

The members will be chosen for four years. One member will be chosen for two years.

A millage proposal will be carried on a second ballot. This requests a renewal for the present 3 mill levy for two years. The board were unanimous in their decision to request that this levy be continued for an additional two years. It was felt that the school would not be able to operate efficiently without this additional income which has been a part of the budget for the past 10 years.

Kingston News

Mr. and Mrs. Arvin Wingert and Everett were week end guest of Dr. and Mrs. Keith Pauley and Denise at Mason.

Mr. Ernest Torongeau returned home Thursday afternoon from St. Luke’s hospital in Saginaw where he had been a patient for two weeks.

Mrs. B.E. Moore, Mrs. Alton Lyons, and Mrs. J. H. Hunter and Mrs. Booth called on Mrs. Essie Sproule Tuesday, she is a patient in the Cass City Hospital.

Mrs. Loie Evans, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Schraderer and girls and Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Clark of Pontiac were Mother’s Day dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. Cleo Evans of Wilmot.

Mr. and Mrs. Lee Ensign, Mr. and Mrs. Basil Hudson of Marlette and Mr. Lee R. Ensign of Detroit called on Mr. and Mrs. Leland Ensign Saturday evening.

Mr. and Mrs. Leo Sesclowski of Decker were Sunday afternoon visitors at the Earnest Torongeau home.

Mr. and Mrs. Archie Rodenbo and family of Auburn Heights were Mother’s Day guests of her parents Mr. and Mrs. Fred Neal.

Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Quiel and family of Taylor spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Torongeau.

Dinner guest of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Moore on Mother’s Day were Mrs. Wiswell, Mrs. R. L. Dafoe, Mrs. Maxine Geror and Sherry of Pontiac and Mr. and Mrs. Emerson McIntyre and Kevin of Owosso.

Mrs. Donald Gould and daughter Glenna of Caro visited her parents Mr. and Mrs. Glen Wan Wagoner on Tuesday.

Mr. J. L. Van Wagoner and Mr. L. H. Murphy of Pontiac called at the J. M. Burmeister home on Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Sutphen of Waterford were Mother’s Day guests of Mrs. J. H. Hunter.

Society News

Mrs. Lee Kremer of Pontiac visited last week with Mr.and Mrs. Rene Shields of Koylton and relatives here. On Thurs. Mrs. John Annin, Mrs, Kremer and Mrs. Leo Legg visited their uncle Mr. Robt. Stamp at the Fischer Convalescent Home in Caro, then they went to Bay City and called on Mr. and Mrs. Eli Stout and Mr. and Mrs. Basil Noble.

Guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Omar Glaspie for Sat. night and Mother’s Day were Mr. and Mrs. Roland Eastman of Marlette, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Francis and daughter of Reese, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Francis of Deford, Mrs. Julius Gyomory and daughter of Detroit, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Eastman and family of Almont and Mr. and Mrs. Nick Prutchick and family of Flint, Mrs. Glaspie received many nice gifts and cards for which she thanked them all. She also received a phone call from her son in Detroit.

Monday Mrs. Wayne Schraderer submitted to surgery in the Bad Axe Hospital.

Mr.and Mrs. Harold E. Burmeister and family of Auburn Heights were guests of their parents Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Burmeister on Saturday.

Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Moore and Ellen Marie had Mother’s Day dinner with Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Moore and sons.


Mr. and Mrs. Donal Powell and family of Pontiac, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Barrons and sons, Mr. and MRs. Carlyle Everett, Bill and Beverly, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Allen and children, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wilmot and children and Mr. and Mrs. Dean Boyne of Leonard were Mother’s Day guests of Mrs. Forest Wilmot.

Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Walker and son Fred of Caro, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Walker and Sharon of Pontiac, Mr and Mrs. Dillis Walker and children of Drayton Plains, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Hazen of Farmington, Mr. and Mrs. John Walker and baby of Harrison and Mr. Floyd Walker of Ortonville were Mother’s Day guests of Mrs. Cecil Walker.

Honor Students, Class of 1964

The following 7 students have the honor of being in the top one fifth of their class and of graduating with more than a "B" average, 3.00

Miss Jane Ross, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ross has the distinction of graduating third in her class with a 3.66 point hour ratio.

Jane worked on the Yearbook Staff 2 years and on the Courier staff as sports co-editor one year. She participated in both Junior and Senior play, belonged to the Student Council two years, acted as Teacher Assistant one year, was the President of her Sophomore class, belonged to the Future Nurses Club and to the FHA.

Jane will attend Michigan State University this fall. She has a 4-H scholarship. Jane plans to become a Home Economics Teacher.

Mr. Kenneth Wilkinson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Wilkinson is graduating 4th in his class. Ken has a 3.40 average.

Kenneth has worked with the year book staff and in the Junior class play. He has acted as Treasurer, Secretary and President of his class. In the 9th grade he won a first prize in Science fair and last year he was awarded a trip to boy’s Wolverine State by a Literary Club.

Mr. Wilkinson plans to attend Michigan University of Tech. or General Motors Institute this coming fall. He hopes to obtain a degree in Electrical Engineering.

Miss Claudia Gilmore, daughter of Mrs. Garnet Gilmore, is 5th in her class. She has a point hour ration of 3.29.

Claudia has been active on the Yearbook Staff and in both the Junior and Senior class play. She has helped out at school as an office assistant, Assistant Librarian, and as a teacher assistant.

Claudia plans to attend Eastern Michigan College of Commerce next year.

Miss Sharon Brief is graduating with a four year average of 3.26. She is 6th in her class.

Sharon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Brief has participated on both the year book staff, 1 year and the Courier staff, 2 years. She has helped us at school as an assistant and office assistant. Sharon has served as President of her class one year and belongs to the FHA.

Miss Brief has been accepted at Eastern Michigan University, Western Michigan University and at Saginaw Business Institute. Sharon has chosen to attend Saginaw Business Institute this fall.

Miss Charlotte Berry is graduating 7th in her class. She has a scholastic Average of 3.23.

Charlotte, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Berry, has been football cheerleader for 2 years, and basketball cheerleader for 4 years. She participated in the Junior class play and in the Future Nurses club. Charlotte is the Senior News Reporter for the Courier and works as an Office Assistant this year.

Miss Berry plans to work after graduation. She recently wrote the civil service exam and is thinking of college later.

Miss Sara Harp, eighth in the graduating class of 1964 has a high 4 year average of 3.20.

Sara was a class officer for two years. She participated in both the Junior and Senior class play ad on the yearbook staff. Sara has also acted as an assistant Librarian, and as a teacher assistant. She belonged to the FHA, the Youth for Christ club and the Future Nurses Club. This year Sara won the Home Maker of Tomorrow Award.

Miss Harp, daughter of Mr. and Harold Harp, has been accepted by Michigan State University, Spring Arbor College and Olivet College. Sara has chosen to attend Spring Arbor College this fall. She plans to become an elementary teacher.

Miss Marilyn Richter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Richter, is graduating 9th in her class. Her high 4 year average is 3.18.

Marilyn has belonged to the FHA and the Youth for Christ club. She was treasurer of her class in the 10th grade. Marilyn has worked on both the Yearbook staff and on the Courier staff. She has worked at school as a assistant Librarian, Teacher assistant and Office Assistant.

Miss Richter had been accepted by the Saginaw Business Institute.

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