1969 - 1970
This year we bid a sad good-bye to Miss Black, the head of the Junior School. For four
years she has been a kind, understanding teacher and a friend to all. She made the subjects
which she taught us come alive and carry such interest that I am sure this will have an effect
on us in later years. To everyone taught by her she was a necessity and everyone will miss her
greatly. This year Miss Black intends to go back and stay in England, and with her, I am sure,
go wishes for good luck and happiness from the whole school.
by Barbara Coyne
The noisiest classes were in the junior school,
Who always broke some kind of rule.
But always loved their English class.
Because Miss Black was quite a gas.
Our nouns and verbs she made us learn
So with her help 100 earn.
We climbed trees and threw snowballs.
It made Miss Black climb up the walls.
But now we come to say good-bye,
To hope your classes never die,
And give them what you have so much;
That extra special little touch.
Despite the celebration in which the new decade was ushered in this January, it brought with
it one disappointment. Due to her impending marriage in the spring, Miss Carter, our gym
teacher, unfortunately had to leave us. Miss Carter, herself, was a former student and head girl
of Eimwood. Consequently, when she first arrived as a teacher, some people had a difficult
time remembering not to call her "Judy". But despite her change of status, she was a friend to
all of those who "served" under her. Her lessons were filled with enjoyment, excepting per-
haps those in which she gave us an exercise workout. Yet, in the long run, we must all agree that
this helped to get rid of those few, extra, unbecoming pounds. Those who have been with Miss
Carter from the start will remember their exhilariation as they finally succeeded in doing cart-
wheels with their legs straight, and performing forward rolls without using their hands to help
them over. Those to whom gymnastics came easily will be thankful to Miss Carter for intro-
ducing the Gym Club as one of Elmwood's extra-curricular activities. This club was unfortu-
nately broken up in the spring of 1969 when Miss Carter suffered from a severe case of appen-
dicitis which put her out of commission for several months. However, that loss was only
temporary. I am sure that in the future we will all miss Miss Carter very much, and we wish her
the very best of happiness in the years to come.
Head Mistress: Mrs. J. Whit will
Assistant Head Mistress: Mrs. G. Aldous
EDITOR - Jacqueline Heard
ASSISTANT EDITORS - Jane Martin, Debbie Coyne, Jennifer Chance, Christine Haase.
ART EDITOR - Christa Uhrenbacher.
STAFF ADVISORS - Mrs. G. Aldous, Mrs. G.F. Carter.
Standing: Jennifer Chance, Christine Haase, Jacqueline Heard, Jane Martin, Debbie Coyne.
Seated: Mrs. Whitwill.
This year, with a new Headmistress, a dazzling art room,
a "greenified" main hall, and an almost scuff-proof dining
room, Elmwood plunged into a new decade. Once more
frustrated "S-Day" volunteers trudged the streets in search
of Ads, caught teachers and other "Perfects" "in the Act",
and grinned and grimaced at our new photographer.
As always, the months of '69-70 seem to have flown
by, as Mrs. Harwood-Jones and Mr. Thompson persevered
"Patience" with the "Musicals" of Ashbury and Elmwood,
Drama went "Greek", Prefects "spirited" us all, and dances
and "Folk-Ins" whirled splendorously by.
This year integration with Ashbury in many sports
activities, added to the "bi-cultural" aspect of the school.
Ashburians and Elmwoodians volleyed looks and a ball at
each other over the net, curled, and even drowned each
SAMARA has been compiled easily and quickly this
year. My thanks to my committee, whose help was inval-
uable, to Mrs. Whitwill, Mrs. Aldous and Mrs. Carter, with-
out whom we could not have "gone on", and especially to
the school, whose co-operation was tremendous, even if
they didn't think so.
Good Luck 70-'71 Samara Committee!
Jennifer Bagnall; SENIOR PREFECT, Mrs. Whitwill; HEADMISTRESS, Kathy Mulock; HEAD GIRL
Standing: Susan Massey, Susan McHardy, Charlotte Sinclair, Julia Berger, Lynn Carr-Harris, Cathy Cuthbert,
Kathy Mulock, Deborah Hunter, Jennifer Bagnall, Mary-Margaret Southcott.
HEAD MISTRESS' LETTER
This is my first letter to you and I know that it will
seem strange to see a different signature and to miss a
familiar face from that perenial photograph with the pre-
fects. We all said good-bye with much sadness to Mrs. Blyth
and we all wish her much happiness in her new life in
England. Some of us were lucky enough to see her once
again when she visited Ottawa at Christmas for the marriage
of her daughter, only to bid her good-bye once more.
Mrs. Blyth s mother, Mrs. Abbott, is also sorely missed,
particularly, I am sure, by her young friends in the Junior
School who used to visit her.
We also felt a little lost without Mrs. MacMillan and
Mrs. Ross, though we are happy that they are not too far
away and will be able to visit us.
On the positive side the fall term started with some
things - a spanking new art room, (an achievement in the
eyes of all but former Grade 13 students who ask with
tears in their eyes what happened to their old chesterfield),
a new look in the front hall with carpet, curtains and paint,
a new rug in the office, (and where did that old safe go? One
would have thought it rooted to the earth like the elm
trees), and later new floor and paint in the dining room.
We welcomed new staff and new girls and found Mrs.
Aldous as Vice-Principal wearing more hats and doing more
work than ever. Thank you Mrs. Aldous, and thank you all
those of you who have given of your best in the past
months, and I would like to wish you everything good in
the years to come.
We shall eye our remaining, and dwindling, space and see
what is next to be done, and perhaps one day we shall
even build out beyond the foundations. Yet some things
will remain - those odd names on the doors of form rooms
which belonged to the old boarding school, the portraits
here and there, including the one of the Elmwood "Old
Boy", and the Indian on horseback in the front hall, the
Parthenon frieze in the stone corridor, and, most important
of all, the friendships made and the dreams dreamed, a
little bit of the fabric of life.
Joan M. Whitwill
Back Row: Mrs. Earle, Mrs. Micklethwaite, Mrs. Wood, Dr. Micklethwaite, Mrs. Uhrenbacher, Miss Ann Locey.
Middle Row: Mrs. Edna Sims, Mrs. Harwood-Jones, Mrs. Carter, Mrs. Munroe, Mrs. Perley-Robertson, Mrs. Grills,
Mrs. Routiiffe, Mrs. MacDonald, Dr. Kaitell, Miss Dariene Coyle.
Front Row: Miss Martel, Miss Bronson, Mrs. Aldous, Mrs. Whitwill, Miss Black, Miss Carter, Mrs. Davies, Mrs. Teichman.
HEAD PREFECT AND SPORTS CAPTAIN
"It is better to have played and lost,
than never to have played at all. "
Since her arrival, Jenny has succeeded in everything she
has tried. She arrived 2 weeks late and her sports reputation
preceded her to the school. She became Fry's sports captain
and turned the tide of victory against Keller. In grade 12
"The Bag" was Vice Head of Fry and Vice Sports Captain.
She has been Senior Prefect and Sports Captain in 13, and
has started many exciting activities, such as challenging
games with Ashbury. Aside from her ability to organize
sports she has been an asset in the organization of our class.
She plans to take a year off next year and the following
year she plans to study science at university.
"The only way to have a friend is to be one".
This year's Head Girl and everybody's friend, Kathy,
has been at Elmwood for 5 years. In the past she has been
Head of the Dance Committee, Literary Editor of the Sam-
ara, and an enthusiast on the tennis courts. Standing up in
front of the school and teUing people what to do is a hard
job, but Kathy was always ready with a helping hand, a
sympathetic ear and a smile. Next year she plans B.A.
studies at Carleton and then to go on to Law School. See
you in court, Kathy.
HEAD OF FRY
"How to communicate with a clock when every few
minutes its hands keep getting in the way. "
Three years ago, Mary-Margaret invaded Elmwood (on
bicycle). It was a hard struggle up Springfield, but she
managed. Although, she shizzes about at a fantastic rate
(up to Smiths Falls and back), one can usually catch up with
her at the piano or with her guitar. The folk club have
appreciated her musical talents. Our "Head of Fry" also
exhibited great dramatic ability as the porter in Macbeth.
Interested in people and their problems, she has decided to
take psychology at the U. of 0. or Carleton next year. Her
thoughtfulness and eagerness and happy zest for Hfe are
qualities that will certainly help her in the future.
HEAD OF KELLER
"Man is the only animal that blushes: — Or needs to".
The tallest and happiest girl in our class came to Elm-
wood in grade 10. Known to many as "Lynn Baby," al-
though she didn't appreciate it, she accepted it with her
usual good humour. Her cheerful ability to win and lose
made her a successful sports captain of Keller for 2 years
and won her the affection of her house members. In her
final year here she has been Head of Keller. Next year she
plans to go into Nursing and we envy the patients who will
be under her care.
HEAD OF NIGHTINGALE
"What I regret most is that I can't always
remember the things I already know."
Sue was the enthusiastic Head of Nightingale this year.
She came two years ago from Hillcrest and since then has
been an energetic member of our class. Sue was very busy
travelling to Ashbury for Spanish, but perhaps this language
will lead her to happy horizons. One can never forget the
huge paper flowers that she inspired to spread through
Elmwood. Sue hopes to go on to social work at Carleton or
Western and without a doubt she is destined to do well in
this field because of the sensitivity and patience she has
exhibited at Elmwood.
SUE MASSE Y
PREFECT AND CHAPEL MONITOR
"Sometimes I get the urge to work,
so I lie down until I feel better. "
Sue is the littlest prefect with the shortest green tunic
and the longest yellow car. She has been head of the Sui
Sang Committee, Vice Head of Keller and Choir Monitor.
She has had a finger in sports, different meetings, and
everything except schoolwork. This year she was Chapel
Monitor and has carried the heavy Bible with her usual good
humour. She hopes to go to the University of Toronto next
year for a B.S.C.
PREFECT AND HEAD MONITOR
"Alouettes in 70"
Julia's love of fresh air has manifested itself in one way
by freezing the rest of the class, but it is also obvious in the
fact that she is a marvellous skier. Julia has been at
Elmwood for five years and has been a great asset as a pre-
fect this year. Between the Gatineau Hills and Ashbury she
has been very busy. She hopes to go to Switzerland next
year and carry on afterwards in languages at Western.
"Why should the devil have all the fun? "
"Char" came to Elmwood from the west in grade 10.
Since that time, she has participated greatly in sports for
Fry House. Charlotte was on the Dance Committee this
year and at Ashbury where she has most of her subjects. As
a prefect, she helped greatly. Charlotte has always done well
in Maths and she is going for a Bachelor of Science at a
"Let me live in a house by the side of the
road and be a friend to Man. "
Cathy came to Elmwood 5 years ago and has certainly
cheered things up with her wonderful singing voice. Cathy
has been a busy grade thirteen prefect this year, but she has
always managed a bright smile at 8:45 a.m. Cathy hopes to
enter Ottawa U. next year for her 13S.C. in Recreology
and with a view to entering the field of recreation.
PREFECT AND FLAG RAISER
"There's a hole in the flag"
Although Debby has fought a losing battle with the flag
all this year, she has managed to come through it well. Her
extremely sunny humour has made our classes seem bright-
er. Her wittiness has been shown by her letters to the paper
and in class discussions. She has been at Elmwood for 6
years and next year is considering entering Glendon
"Nothing is so strong as gentleness;
nothing is so gentle as real strength. "
Connie's two years at Elmwood have been rewarding
ones, filled with memories of singing in the choir, French
classes with Madame Ross, violin lessons with Mrs. Grills,
and the Six Upper common room. A sensitive and gentle
person, Connie took an avid interest in music, never failing
to attend Mrs. Harwood Jone^' early morning choir prac-
tices. In both of her years at Elmwood, Connie has definite
ambitions of becoming a physiotherapist, attending Queen's
University in Kingston. With her qualities of sincerity and
compassion, she should do well in this course.
"Better mad with everybody, than wise alone."
Caroline's friendly laugh could be always distinguished
in the halls and the classrooms of Elmwood for the last
three years. Cal has contributed in all the sports of the
school especially in the gym club and on the tennis courts.
Cal's last year at Elmwood has been filled with art courses
and she hopes to continue at Trent University.
"If ignorance is bliss, His folly to be wise."
Sue, our bilingual student, came to Elmwood three
years ago, and has added a great deal of humour to our
daily classes. Sue has been busy in grade 13 with her math,
lessons and playing on Nightingale's team in sports. Her
strong back-hand will be remembered by all of us, and we
know she'll do well at Carleton next year.
"My spelling is wobbly. It's good spelling, but
it wobbles and the letters get in the wrong places. "
The innovater of the gourmets' delight of hunger lunches,
Barb will always be remembered for her long words and
longer scarves. Her greatest regret is that she is not an
American male so that she could dodge the draft. She has a
great interest in the chemical sciences and hopes to continue
her studying at Trent next year.
"This is the dawning of the age of Ontario"
Debby, who was originally a Kellerite, now a lively
member of Nightingale, has been at Elmwood for the past
4 years. She was an active member if sports and last year
Debby was appointed vice sports captain. Debby 's summer
jobs and extracurricular activities are sure to always pro-
vide the class with a laugh. Her forgetfulness will always be
remembered. Her future is undecided, but we wish her the
best of luck wherever she goes.
"A yawn is a silent shout. "
Beth arrived at Elmwood from Hillcrest in grade 12.
Her Danish pastries and her fabulous contributions to 6U's
common room have helped 6U's spirit at break. Beth has
been busy at Ashbury with Chemistry and Spanish, but has
always appeared on the scene at Elmwood whenever she
was needed. Beth hopes to go on to an American university
"Nec timide, nec temere. "
Kathy came to Elm wood in grade 11. Her musical talents
have been appreciated by the Folk Club, the Choir (es-
pecially for her part in Pinafore), and by her dog Cindy,
Until the summer of '69, she appeared to be a normal kind
of girl, but after her trip to Europe all we heard about was
the famous 42. It seems that she is again leaving Canada's
shores, for at least a summer to tour Scotland. At the
moment she is undecided about the continuation of her
studies. Classics and languages meet her fancy now, but
then Kathy often changes her mind. Whatever path she
chooses, 6U sends its best to her employer.
"Ein gutes gewissen ist das teste ruhekissen."
Christa came from Germany in grade 11 to Elmwood.
Her artistic ability has helped the Samara greatly and this
year she was Art Cut Editor of the school year book. In
Grade 13 she has included German as one of her subjects
and has done magnificently. She hopes to go to university
next year — perhaps Carleton.
"Climb every mountain . . . 'til you find your dream. "
Cathy has travelled from the "halls of Montezuma to the
shores of Tripoli" settling most recently at Elmwood, but
she has already distinguished herself by receiving early
acceptance at Wellesley. Her quiet good nature has become
well known in 6U and we wish her the best in her Math and
Astronomy courses next year.
"Only through time, time is conquered. "
Sue came to us from King's Hall Compton and she is a
welcomed addition to our grade 13 class. With her giggling,
and cheery smiles, she brightened up our lessons consider-
ably. Also, she was always able to fill us in on the geogra-
phic details of the Sherbrooke Region. Sue plans to go to
Carleton next year for a general arts course. We wish her
every happiness in her future endeavours.
"Where do I go - follow the rainbow."
Mary, an avid geographer, is a lively addition to our
house and school teams and classroom, with her witty re-
marks and geographical designs on the board. Mary has
enthusiastically taken typing this year as well as her grade
13 subjects. She is unsure what she will do next yeay, but
grade 13 geography is so high on the list. Good luck, Mary!
"The supreme excellence is simplicity. "
Fiona has just been at Elmwood for 1 year - Grade 13.
Her friendly smile and her cheerful personality have helped
us through a hard year. She has shown great skill in
Mathematics and has spent much time studying at Ashbury.
Fiona is uncertain about her future but is certain to do well
in the mathematics field and we wish her all the best.
Back Row: Mary Margaret Southcott, Mary Patton, Jennifer Bagnall, Julia Berger, Charlotte
Sinclair, Mrs. Whitwill, Beth Knox, Deborah Hunter, Kathy Mulock, Cathy Cuthbert.
Second Row: Lynn Carr-Harris, Susan Newton.
Third Row: Debhy Smith, Christa Uhrenbacher, Susan Fletcher, Susan McHardy.
Fourth Row: Constance Snelgrove, Susan Massey, Katherine Baldwin, Caroline Don.
Bottom Row: Barbara Thomas, Fiona Tin, Catherine Collard.
Hooj Cviso 1400 TfcUuf
Back Row: Elizabeth Menzies, Deborah Grills, Miss Bronson, Coralie Todd, Jennifer Chance, Georgina Binks,
Elizabeth Sharp, Janet McCuUoch.
Middle Row: Jacqueline Heard, Margaret Guthrie, Leslie Agnew, Linda Holt, Jennifer Coyne, Jane Martin.
Front Row: Victoria Wilgress, Lorraine Winterton, Anne Richardson, Janet Stubbins.
Absent: Jeannie Tanton.
6M FORM NOTES
Jeannie Tanton: "Das ist Reichtag! " "
Jane Martin: "Come On Girls!
Georgie Binks: "I am not a dumb blonde! "
Linda Holt: "I do not love ! "
Debbie Grills: "Hi bun, ebit!
Jackie Heard: "Sweet Dreams, Love W.B."
Ann Richardson: Hack, Hack ...
Margy Guthrie: "See you around Crocodile."
Lorraine Winterton: "Paul" and others!
Jen Coyne: "You can call me Jen".
Jenny Chance: "I haven't heard from him in two weeks! "
Jan McCulloch: "Je ne sais rien de meilleur".
Leslie Agnew: "Where are my music books!
Liz Menzies: "He hit me again!
Liz Sharp: "Nooooooo!
Janet Stubbins: "He hasn't phoned yet!
Vicky Wilgress: "Look out Ashbury! "
Coralie Todd: "You know!
Top Row: Halina Jeletky, Patricia Mullen, Janet Urie, Miss Martel, Mimi Stanfield, Mary Pat Curran, Susan Evans,
Inge UhrenbacTier, Mami Edwards, Nancy Worthen.
Second Row: Christine Haase, Jennifer Watkins, Sarah Whitwill, Nancy King, Deborah Coyne, Susan McDowell,
Rosemary Hart, Anne MacDonald, Jane Micklethwaite.
Third Row: Martha Bergeron, Sally Gale, Jane Ginsberg, Judy Williams.
Bottom Row: Lynne Sampson, Elizabeth Roberts, Ingrid Sorenson, Diana Magee, Marissa Goebbels.
Back Row: Lesslie Ross, Nora Curran, Patricia Derrick, Sandra Finley, Miss Carter, Marga Menzies, Dorothy Blair,
Alison Urie, Isabel Douglas.
Middle Row: Jane NichoUs, Cynthia Leigh, Mary Elinor Snelgrove, Rosamund Morgan, Elizabeth Bell, Alice Brodie,
Charlotte Corder, Debby Peterson.
Front Row: Alison Corder, Christy Ann Lomas, Suzanne Leroy, Patricia Lynch-Staunton, Sue Cohen, Wendy Hampson.
Absent: Shareen Marland and Anne Stevenson.
Back Row: Alison Schofield, Jacqueline Portal-Foster, Roberta Laking, Luziah Ismail, Mrs. Davies, Talitha
Fabricius, Elizabeth Parkinson, Anna Berlis, Vivianne Templeton.
Middle Row: Cathy Ashton, Heather Nesbitt, Shane O'Brien, Alison Green, Ann Graham, Cathy Ginsberg,
Jane Bell, Ann Worthen.
Front Row: Tauny Nixon, Daphne Snelgrove, Debbie Roberts, Arabella Nixon.
Absent: Tessa Kerr.
Back Row: Terry Clark, Elizabeth Hamilton, Sarah Abbatt, Diane Conway, Miss Black Janis Robertson, Donna
MacPhee, Jane Richardson, Jennifer Leger.
Front Row: Alicie Nowyakudluk, Barbara Coyne, Sandra Kovachic, Julia Clubb, Leslie Ogilvie, Frances Elkie.
Absent: Karen Hayes.
4A FORM NOTES
Donna MacPhee, her kilt a-swingin',
Couldn't stop herself from singin'!
Sandy Kovachic, our mighty mouse,
Is very faithful to her House!
Diana Conway, our actress here,
May soon be leaving her career!
Jennifer Leger doesn't take gym,
Maybe she doesn't want to be slim!
Frances Elkie has red hair.
Perhaps she wishes it was fair!
Elizabeth H. is top of the class.
Her uniform is green as grass.
Julia Clubb is very short.
Talking is her favourite sport.
Leslie Ogilvie played 'Snow White",
TUthough the part was not quite right.
Alicie, our Elmwood ookpik,
Is not exactly like a toothpick!
Jane Richardson likes the boys.
She is one of the Ashbury's joys!
Janis Robertson has tomboy's knees,
Because she does climb all the trees.
Terry Clark has a pair of eyes,
Something like banana pies.
Sarah Abbott has a pimple.
But when she smiles, she has a dimple.
Barbara Coyne is a little thing.
But really is a ding - a - ling.
Karen Hayes is very thin,
Something like a bobby pin.
Sally Grimsey from down under,
Thinks that grammar is a blunder.
Miss Black is really very cruel.
She has to deal with many a fool.
Back Row: Anne Marie Kopp Marianne Cuhaci, Margot Francis, Deborah Doubek, Leigh Saunders, Mrs. Teichman,
Georgina Mundy, Anne Braithwaite, Ginny Hall, Wendy MacPhee, Deborah Chappell.
Front Row: Andrea Linton, Mary Benson, Shelagh Hurley, Susan Atack, Tina Cole, Ranjana Basu, Kara Hattersley-
Od* r dr>»*.
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FORM 4C AND 3A
Back Row: Jenni Johnson, Jane Scarth, Laurel Chick, Mrs. MacDonald, Joanna Abbatt, Barbara Clark,
Leslie Ann Law.
Front Row: Karen Ellis, Ailsa Francis, Mary Wilson, Jennifer Wilson.
Absent: Florentia Conway and Judy Martin.
4C & 3A FORM NOTES
4C wouldn't be the same
If Karen s button on her shorts was done up.
If Leslie stopped drawing through all her classes.
If Mary knew all her tables.
If Ailsa didn't look at teacher with those innocent eyes,
If Jane was a Math wiz.
If Jenni (Johnson) didn't break all speed limits after the 3:50 bell,
If Jennifer (Wilson) called people something other than a blockhead.
If Laurel stopped fighting the Ashbury boys on the bus.
If Joanna stopped fidgeting in English,
If Barbara's hair stayed in her elastics during P.T.,
If Mrs. MacDonald was on time for lessons.
Back Row: Mrs. Wood.
Front Row: Fionna Rhys-Jones, Marianne Karsh, Sara Ellis,
Absent: Emily Conway.
FORM 2A NOTES
Just the time for a test, the teacher cried, Means her form was 2A, and her figures okay,
As she led her form into the room, A fact it was quite plain to see.
And just in case any had been left outside.
She followed with brush and a broom. On the right is Fionna, who is known as the comber,
(Since she always is searching for things.)
"Just why I do this," she said from the door, Marianne is the next, and is looking perplexed
With Tier brushing and brooming complete. By the problems that all knitting brings.
"Is to make doubly sure that there aren't anymore,"
And so saying she took to her seat. Not the least, but the last, not yet finished her repast.
With her mouth full of lettuce is Sara.
If there had been anymore, then her form would be four. She ate it so slow that it started to grow
Which for those who can count up to three. And now she's in need of a gardener.
FRY HOUSE NOTES
"FRIENDSHIP TO ALL"
Back Row: Patsy Derrick, Mimi Stanfield, Sandra Finley, Nancy Worthen, Charlotte Sinclair, Deborah Hunter, Jenny Bagnall,
Marga Menzies, Debby Grills, Coralie Todd, Alison Schofield.
Third Row: Jane Martin, Christy Ann Lomas, Sarah Whitwill, Barbara Thomas, Janet Stubbins, Debbie Coyne, Shane O'Brien,
Ingrid Sorenson, Georgina Mundy, Leigh Saunders, Charlotte Corder, Jennifer Coyne, Cal Don, Ann Bell, Anne Richardson,
Talitha Fabricius, Alison Urie.
Second Row: Lesley Ogilvie, Anne Braithwaite, Debbie Roberts, Ginny Hall, Wendy Hampson, Sandra Kovachic, Barbara Coyne,
Arabella Nixon, Tina Cole, Jane Bell, Susan Newton.
First Row: Elizabeth Hamilton, Julia Clubb, Jenny Johnson, Jennifer Wilson, Jane Scarth, Marianne Karsh, Mary Margaret
Southcott, Susan Atack, Alicie Nowyakudluk, Wendy MacPhee, Ranjana Basu, Jackie Heard.
PLEASE DO NOT READ
Forr those of you who ignore such warnings, whether you be reader, writer, radical critic, or next
year's house head, I congratulate you. Whatever your motive, it must be noble.
This prologue is maiiJy to inform those of you who may have just happened to notice, that we, of
Fry, received a specific invitation from last year. "I challenge any interested writer to continue with
the Small Fry next year for there is an empty editor's chair just waiting for you." Well, we did it this
year. How about next? ? /
"Friendship To All", the voices cry.
"What voices" saith I,
"The children of Fry".
"The children of Fry? I must demand why—
You speak of my cohorts with such indignity.
After all it should be written of
These ladies of green glove —
Plus green tie, sock tunic (and other minor accessories), shove
When waiting for bake goods to come out from down above.
Ne'er is it children who knit with celerity
But ne'er seem to finish within this short century.
I'd like to conclude this well-meaning poem
With some suito-remarks, if I know 'em I'll show 'em.
But back to the part from where I did start
Of voices that cry.
Of children of Fry
I guess we're all kids.
Some shorter, some longer.
Some junior, some senior.
Some brown-hair, some blonder.
Again I hear voices, so I quickly will tell them.
If you really must grow-up, start out as Fry children.
KELLER HOUSE NOTES
Back Row: Nora Curran, Mary Pat Curran, Janet Urie, Mary Patton, Georgie Binks, Linda Holt, Dorothy Blair, Tauny Nixon,
Third Row: Luziah Ismail, Martha Bergeron, Beth Parkinson, Jane NichoUs, Rosamund Morgan, Heather Nesbitt, Cathy Ginsberg,
Mary Elinor Snelgrove, Jermifer Watkins, Rosemary Hart, Sue McDowell, Nancy King, Mami Edwards.
Second Row: Isabel Douglas, Jane Micklethwaite, Lorraine Winterton, Daphne Snelgrove, Patricia Lynch-Staunton, Christine
Haase, Anne MacDonald, Donna MacPhee, Ann Worthen, Vivianne Templeton, Anna Berlis.
First Row: Sarah Abbott, Aime Marie Kopp, Deborah Chappell, Shela^ Hurley, Fionna Rhys-Jone§, Lynn Carr-Harris, Susan
Massey, Mary Wilson, Mary Benson, Marianne Cuhaci, Sue Cohen, Margot Francis.
Remember Kellerites? ?
— the white elephant sale we never had?
— the Keller comer — it's trials and tribulations?
— Housemeetings — the inevitable discussions (? ) we had?
— Red stars and complaints about black ones?
— excuses for not going out for break?
— the sticky tape contest?
the quiet revolution which no one knew about, but everyone was part of . . .
— Spirit Week - enjoy composing your English essays?
This year has been an exciting and challenging year for all of us. I wish all of you the best in your
contiiuiing years at Elmwood and to others who will be stepping into "stage three" of your lives,
Thank you for all your help, your conversations and your problems!
Keep Smiling "Fair Players".
NIGHTINGALE HOUSE NOTES
"NOT FOR OURSELVES ALONE"
Back Row: Sally Gale, Leslie Agnew, Janet McCulloch, Margaret Guthrie, Ann Graham, Cathy Collard, Jennifer Chance, Lesslie
Ross, Liz Menzies, Susan Fletcher, Jacqueline Portal-Foster, Halina Jeletsky, Roberta Laking, Liz Sharp, Vicky WUgress.
Third Row: Jennifer Leger, Marissa Goebbels, Frances Elkie, Judy Williams, Suzanne Leroy, Alice Brodie, Alison Corder,
Cynthia Lei^, Sandra NichoUs, Diana Magee, Inge Uhrenbacher.
Second Row: Janis Robertson, Cathy Ashton, Kara Hattersley-Smith, Leslie Anne Law, Terry Clark, Lynne Sampson, Elizabeth
Roberts, Jane Ginsberg, Deborah Dubek, , Andrea Linton, Diana Conway, Jane Richardson.
First Row: Laurel Chick, Karen IHIis, Ailsa T^ancis, Cathy Cuthbert, Susan McHardy, Julia Berger, Sara Ellis, Joanna Abbatt,
Another year has sped by, and in that period of time 1 have come to know you, not only as a group of
girls but as individuals, each possessing unique and beautiful qualities. 1 have often pondered over the mean-
ing of "Not For Ourselves Alone", and how fifty-three girls can carry out this motto in their relations wdth
Elmwood today. I think that trying to function as a responsible whole, and making the effort to participate
in House sports and projects, involving yourselves for the benefit of your House, fulfills this motto. 1 beUeve
that you have come out on top, Ni^tingale . . . Remember the heated baseball practices in the Fall and the
reward of victory? Remember winter's freezing broomball games, and the week of "Bonhomme's Bash"? Re-
member -the Junior House Meetings each Friday, and the Senior Meetings with their lively discussions con-
cerning school life? Remember Nightingale's "International Fruit Day", and the big flowers made for
Certainly we have had our "ups" and our "downs", but without them we would not have been such a
thriving and animated group. 1 owe a great deal to my Co-Prefects Cathy and Julia, for all of their help and
moral support during the year.
1 have watched you all grow and change during these past nine months, and as June approaches I realize
how difficult it will be to say goodbye. However it isn't "adieu", ordy the beginning of a friendship which wtU
be cherished in the years to come.
Much Love ;
SUI SANG and YUNG SOOK COMMITTEE
Elizabeth Roberts, Janet Urie, Lynne Sampson, Margaret Guthrie.
Hunger lunches, bake sales, poster sales, and the generous donations to our copper can are
just a few ways in which we have raised money for our two foster children, Yung Sook and Sui
Sang. Sui Sang is the elder of the two children, although he has had some difficulty in his school
work this year, he promises to do better next year. Yung Sook is a shy little girl, we know
little about except that she attends school and that she is a great help to her mother.
With the Sui Sang Bazaar on May the 29th, we will reach the height of the year s endeavours.
The money gained through this sale of baking and handicrafts will benefit our two children
through the summer months.
Many thanks to Janet, Liz and Lynn for their interesting ideas, their patience and their help
throughout the past months.
THE DANCE COMMITTEE
As head of the Dance Committee, I would Hke to thank anyone who was in anyway connec-
ted with us in the presentation of this year's dances. We have had quite a line up of good groups.
We began with the MRQ followed by the Powerhouse, Cheeque and the Eastern Passage. The
annual Graduation Dance was held at the Country Club on March 7th. The Powerhouse pre-
vided the music. I am pleased to say that it was extremely successful and well supported. We are
very grateful to Mr. Mulock for his patronage.
Many thanks to Mrs. Carter and Mrs. Aldous for all their help and advice. Thanks to the
members of the committee; Jennifer Coyne, Nancy Worthen, Charlotte Sinclair and Pat Mullen.
Back Row: Jane Ginsberg, Charlotte Corder, Ingrid Sorenson, Jane Nicholls, Isabel Douglas, Patsy Derrick,
Mrs. Harwood-Jones, Christy Ann Lomas, Alice Brodie, Beth Parkinson, Mickey Southcott, Sandra Nicholls.
Second Row: Jackie Portal-Foster, Debby Grills, Suzanne Leroy, Cathy Ginsberg, Jane Bell, Ara Nixon, Vicky
Wilgress, Wendy Hampson, Trish UyncTi-Staunton, Alison Corder, Talitha Fabricius, Connie Snelgrove.
First Row: Jen Coyne, Jackie Heard, Anna Berlis, Roberta Laking.
Back Row: Elizabeth Hamilton, Janis Robertson, Leigh Saunders, Diane Conway, Donna MacPhee, Jennifer Leger.
Second Row: Frances Elkie, Lesley Ogilvie, Terry Clark, Anne Marie Kopp, Andrea Linton, Marianne Cuhaci,
Margot Francis, Sarah Abbott, Barbara Coyne.
First Row: Wnedy MacPhee, Mary Benson, Sandra Kovachic, Shelagh Hurley, JuHa Clubb, Laurel Chick, Ailsa 39
Francis, Mary Wilson, Susan Atack, Ranjana Basu, AHcie Nowyakudluk, Kara Hattersley-Smith.
Seated: Mrs. Harwood-Jones.
SENIOR CHOIR 1960-70
The senior choir started off very well this year with so many members that we had to turn
some girls down. We sang many anthems this year and some of our members participated in the
I am sure that the whole choir joins with me in wishing to thank Mrs. Harwood-Jones for all
her help and "Patience". Keep singing choir and hang up those choir gowns!
THE DEBATING TEAM
Jennifer Bagnall, Mrs. Davies, Mickey Southcott,
Jennifer Chance, Barbara Thomas.
Barbara Coyne, Nora Curran, Coralie Todd, Laurel Chick.
In October of this year our PubHc Speaking contest was heard. This was an opportunity for
every girl in Elmwood to speak on the charity of her choice. Every girl who competed should
be praised for the work and effort which she put into it. A lot of charities were presented
although only four were chosen to be supported by the school. One girl from each section of
the school was chosen by democratic means. Four charities were supported by the school for
which the money was raised from bake sales, shoe shines, and other means. The winners of the
contest were: Junior-Junior: Laurel Chick, Crippled Children
Junior: Barbara Coyne, Can Air Relief
Intermediate: Nora Curran, UNICEF
Senior: Coralie Todd, CARE
by Coralie Todd
REACH FOR THE TOP
Jennifer Chance, Jackie Heard, Jennifer Coyne, Jane Martin.
The red light flashes and you embark upon one of the most exhausting half hours that you
have ever passed. Self-conciousness leaves you as you realize that all your thoughts and energy
must be used to concentrate on the game. Mathematics, history, English, Music and Science
reel through your brain, and suddenly it's all over and the verdict is decided. Elmwood's 1969-
70 team was successful in defeating North Stormont District High School in the first game, but
unfortunately went down to a disasterous defeat to an exceptional team from Woodroffe in
the second. From the pre-game tension to the post-game relaxation in the CBC cafeteria, these
were exciting experiences for all four of us and we felt extremely honoured to represent
During the fall term a group of students from the Senior School were privileged to visit
Smiths Falls Hospital School for the mentally retarded. We were given a short guided tour by
Joy Wallingford, a former Elmwood girl, who has had experience working with retarded people.
At the Hospital School we were shown some of the new classrooms, wards, the auditorium,
chapel, gymnasium and the cafeteria. We were greeted eagerly and with open arms everywhere
we went. This illustrated clearly the need these children have of contact with the outside
world. This was perhaps one of the most impressive things we saw while we were there. Al-
though the tour was short it left many doors to be opened and further explored. It gave us a
bird's eye view of the magnificent work that is being carried out for the mentally retarded. We
could see that Smiths Falls was an answer to that ever growing need, however we could also see
that the hospital was overcrowded and that more staff were needed. Our interest and our en-
thusiasm was sparked and we saw the fine efforts being put forth for the education and care of
a formally very neglected segment of our society. This ever growing need of caring for the men-
tally retarded presents a challenge for all of us. The visit provoked much discussion and left us
with a great deal to think about. Will we answer the challenge and help build a better tomorrow
for someone today?
by Ingrid Sorensen
The year started off with short plays and then, some-
how, everyone was involved in the Junior Drama Play
"Amahl and the Night Visitors", a Christmas story of the
travels of the three kings and little crippled boy. This was
pantomined. Mrs. Van Dine and the choreographer made
the senior part in this Christmas presentation of enjoyable
one. Most will agree that this performance presented ex-
clusively to the school was a great success.
For many of us, the actual acting aspect of drama ended
there. The luckier ones, however, after nine weeks of audi-
tioning, won parts in a two act play by Benn Levy called
the "Rape of the Belt". For the first time ever at Elmwood,
this hilarious comedy was opened to the public and the re-
sponse was warm. Could this, perhaps, have been due to the
fact that three talented boys were borrowed from Ashbury
to play opposite the female leads?
Drama 69-70 ended on a note of success, owing as usual
to the good advice and amazing tolerance of Mrs. Van Dine.
This year Elmwood joined Ashbury at the R.C.M.P.
curling rink. The girls went with no knowledge of the game
whatsoever, but the boys were good teachers. The teams
were mixed and I think later in the season the girls started
to shock the boys. We threw a number of good rocks.
I hope next year we can continue because I know that
everyone had a lot of fun.
Members of the Elmwood Curling Coub;
HALLOWE'EN PARTY - 1969
October 31st, 1969 was the night of Elmwood's festive
Hallowe'en party. Students and staff alike gathered in the
gymnasium for the celebrations. To start the evening we had
a costume contest for the juniors. After this the grade
eleven class presented a folk dance. This most attractive
dance was followed by skits that were presented by each
form and by the teachers, these were enjoyed by all. Tired
and happy we returned home after the party, glad that we
THE FOLK CLUB
Back Row: Charlotte Corder, Sandra Finley, Nora Curran, Mary Pat Curran, Sue Evans, Jenny bagnall, Marga
Menzies, Jackie Heard, Mickey Southcott.
Second Row: Ros Morgan, Mary Elinor Snelgrove, Christy Ann Lomas, Nancy Worthen, Mami Edwards, Martha
Bergeron, Alice Brodie, Ann Bell, Jennifer Watkins.
First Row: Cindy Leigh, Alison Corder, Anne MacDonald, Sue McDowell, Rosemary Hart, Nancy King, Christine
By a large request the Elmwood Folk Club reappeared for the year. During the fall months
we took "folk prayers" which came off very well.
The "Folk Club" membership grew tremendously during this year. There was a great deal
of backing from the whole student body.
The biggest event during the year was the "Folk-In". Long days of preparation and hard
work came before the big night. The attendance was good and all had a good time. Nineteen
performers made up a great show and it was a lot of fun. It was all worthwhile.
A special thanks goes to Mrs. Whitwill for all her help and understanding and to all the
girls who stuck it out and helped to make it the great year that it was. Good luck next year
THE SKI CLUB
Back Row: Jenny Bagnall, Jackie Portal-Foster, Debby Grills, Charlotte Sinclair, Julia Berger, Pat Mullen, Sue Evans,
Nora Curran, Sandra Finley, Georgie Binks, Jackie Heard, Jennifer Chance.
Second Row: Debbie Coyne, Nancy Worthen, Christy Ann Lomas, Ann Richardson, Jen Coyne, Cal Don, Vicky Wilgress,
Debby Peterson, Ros Morgan, Sue Cohen.
First Row: Mary Pat Curran, Sue McDowell, Janet Urie, Nancy King, Rosemary Hart, Ann Bell, Debbie Roberts, Janet
Stubbins, Martha Bergeron, Anne MacDonald, Lynne Sampson, Liz Roberts, Jane Martin.
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This year, Typing classes have been a most welcomed and appreciated addition to school courses.
The above demonstrates what can be done with a little ingenuity, patience and care.
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Patience ( A Dairy Maid) Jacqueline Heard
Reginald Bunthorne (a Fleshly Poet) Jon Macdonald
Archibald Grosvenor (an Idyllic Poet) Dell Hallett
The Lady Angela Deborah Grills
The Lady Saphir Jennifer Coyne
The Lady Ella Jennifer Chance
The Lady Jane Mary Margaret Southcott
Officers of Dragoon Guards
Colonel Calverley Norman Macdonnell
Major Murgatroyd Doug Aboud
Lieut. The Duke of Dunstable Bill Stratton
Chorus of Rapturous Maidens
Jane Bell, Alice Brodie, Jane Ginsberg, Cathy Ginsberg, Margie Guthrie, Wendy Hampson,
Suzanne Leroy, Christy Ann Lomas, Patricia Lynch-Staunton, Shareen Marland, Jane Nic-
holls, Jackie Portal-Foster, Ingrid Sorensen, Vicki Wilgress.
Chorus of Dragoons
Greg Davies, Andrew Johnston, Peter Josselyn, Mark Joyce, Paul Joyce, Stephen Stirhng,
Sydney Wilansky, Gerard Wilson.
Producer and Musical Director Geoffrey Thomson
Assistant Director and Accompanist Lorna Harwood-Jones
Repetiteurs Dawn Harwood-Jones, Peter Josselyn
Stage Manager Tony Egan
Scenery painted by Sean Power, Eric Dahlberg, Bill Pike
Make-up Judith Carter, Judy MacLeod
Backstage staff Ronnie Anapolsky, Jan Kerkoerle
Rickie Luciani, Ike Stoddard
Act 1 — Exterior of Castle Bunthorne
Act 11 -A Glade
(There will be an intermission of approximately twenty minutes between the acts)
"Patience" was a milestone in the joint careers of Gilbert and Sullivan. It was the first of their operas in which they
had dared to comment on the foUies and fashions of the day; in 1880 the "Aesthetic Movement" was at its hei^t, and the
young people under its influence were the ones who, like today's "Flower Children", were "in" or "with it". A desire for
beauty was being taken to ridiculous extremes by such aesthetic shams as Gilbert's "fleshly poet", Reginald Bunthome.
Their melancholy manner and their drooping postures were a gift to satirists.
"Patience" is the only one of the Savoy operas which is solely concerned with satirising a social phenomenon of its own
time; consequently its humour may seem rather more "dated" than most of the others. Various producers have considered
the idea of modernising it, but the idea has always been abandoned as it would involve a complete re-write of the whole
libretto. We, too, have found it impossible to insert "local" allusions without throwing the whole thing out of balance, so
this production will be the nearest we are ever likely to get to a faithful and accurate interpretation of Gilbert and
Perhaps because of this tendency to "date", "Patience" has never attained the popularity of some of the other Gilbert
and SulUvan operas, but provided it is accepted as a period piece rather than as a specimen of timeless humour, it offers
a pleasant and amusing evening's entertainment and contains some of Sullivan's most winning and attractive music.
Once again Elmwood and Ashbury joined forces in the produc-
tion of one of Gilbert and Sullivan's operettas. This year the choice
was "Patience" or "Bunthom's Bride". It was carried out with great
"patience" under the excellent direction of Mr. Geoffrey Thomson,
assisted by Mrs. Loma Harwood-Jones. Mr. Thomson seems to
possess the necessary flair to draw out from those acting, the var-
ious parts; from a lead to a chorus member, the abiUty to portray
each particular character with great skill.
Thus Jackie Heard as Patience, truly was a vUlage milkmaid, coy
and shy, timid and as pretty as a picture. She sang her parts well
and acted with great feeling. Patience was superb right to the very
end. She certainly was "blithe and gay". The four ladies, Angela,
Saphir and Ella, and Jane were too good to be true. They proved to
be sparkling beauties and tremendous additions to the play. They
acted with much expression and sang well. Few will forget "the
retribution that came swooping down like a poised hawk", "the
precious nonsense", and "the love that was as interesting as the
taxes". Mary Margsiret's performance as Lady Jane should be
specially noted. A good deal of spice and flavour was added to the
play by Mary Margaret Southcott. "0 South Kensington", you
know! The twenty love sick maidens certainly looked (love sick
and) smitten by the dragoons (more commonly known as the
Dragons), who were aptly portrayed by the Ashbury boys. Special
mention must be made of John MacDonlad and Dell Hallett as the
two male leads. John MacDonald, as Bunthome Uved up to his fine
reputation as an idyllic poet and sang his parts with great gusto, de-
terminatfon, and enthusiasm. Those twenty love sick maidens sure
seemed debated at the raffle of tickets. How they swarmed around
Bunthom. Never will they forget those glorious words — "0 Hollow,
Hollow! ". Nor are they likely to forget the snickers of Patience
while Bunthom was reciting.
Dell Hallett as Archibald Grosvenor, did a marvelous job. He was
both hopeful and doleful. His acting was especially good with the
adoring maidens. Norman MacDonnell did an excellent job and was
indeed a fine and noble Colonel of the Calvary. His singing was
strong and his acting terribly effective. His words "Stay we implore
you, for we adore you", certainly hit home with the maidens. The
maidens' hearts beat fondly at the flattering words of the Liet. - the
Duke Dunstable, played by Bill Stratton. He sang well and acted
with a tremendous energy and vibrant vigour. Major Murgatroyd
did well despite the fact he was a last minute replacement from
the choms of the Dragoons. He managed to look "both angular
and fat! " The original Murgatroyd was mshed off to the hospital
with appendicitis early Saturday morning, a week before "Patience''.
Mr. Joselyn did a magnificent job and put much meaning and ii^-
phasis on his words. He gave a masterful performance. Special men-
tion should be made of Doug Aboud, who worked very hard and
unfortunately had to miss the performance. It should be noted that
a member of the female choms was unable to be in the perform-
ances also due to illness. This was Shareen Marland, a conscientious
member (of the chorus).
Much credit should be given to the Ashbury.- Elmwood team
who put on the production in a very short period of time, under a
considerable amount of pressure. The group was cooperative, faith-
ful, loyal and hardworking.
Despite the fact that the love sick maidens were slightly sharp
in spots, or that John MacDonald's wig was slowly but surely
climbing up his forehead as the performance progressed, or that a
few lines or notes were occassionally weak, the overall picture was
excellent. The spirit of everyone was tremendous and that shone
through everything that was done. Both the audiences, on Thurs-
day and Friday, seemed to enjoy the performances. The tones pro-
duced were pleasing to the ear, the part singing came across well,
the costumes were colourful and gay and the scenery was very
good. Much praise should be given to the stage crew who worked
hard and diligently on the scenery and many other jobs. There
should also be a special thank-you to Jan and everyone else who
helped make "Patience" possible. That includes all those who came
to see "Patience", for without an audience we really would have
been lost. A thank-you should be given to Mrs. McLeod, Miss Carter
and Davra Harwood-Jones, who helped with stage work and putting
on make up. A thank-you to Mrs. Coyne for a delightful cast party,
which gave us all a chance to relax and unwind after practices and
anticipation for the "opening ni^t(s)".
Congratulations again to Mr. Geoffrey Thomson and Mrs. Loma
Harwood-Jones, without whom all this would have been impossible,
and for undertaking a hard project and producing such exiting and
HERE I COME
HELP! THEY ONLY
FEED US ONCE A DAY
GUESS WHAT I
CAUGHT UP AT
EDELWEISS? - I HAD
TROUBLE GETTING HIM
IN, BUT ONCE HE WAS
ABOUT YOU THAT TWO
YEARS IN A GOOD CHARM SCHOOL
BUT CHEMISTRY JUST
ISN'T MY BAG
THE REAL V.W.
The notes cascade blithely
Eyes sparkle, radiating delight
The void that was you is filled
with the joy of being.
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Poetry is a combination
Of simile, alliteration,
A poet's vast imagination;
Together with determination.
Frustration and exasperation.
Foundation starts the expectation.
The triumph a conglomeration —
An element of concentration
Triggered by an inspiration,
A metaphor, symbolization.
Fighting off an ulceration.
Salutation to determination,
Finally finished, exultation —
Lorraine Winterton 6M
THE OLD PEOPLE
Shadows still linger and dreams are remembered.
Phantoms of youth, life once was theirs.
Vigour and joyfulness, passion, vitality.
Lost to the stone cold reality — age.
Is this the goal for lives once so useful?
Hands that once moulded, minds that thought.
Now loveless in loneliness, pain and frustration.
Now in the treadmill of life they are caught.
Dying yet living, their distant immediacy
Rocking in chairs through the days and the years.
Transient dreams and intangible images.
Sole condolance to blind eyes and deaf ears.
Sooth your consciences, they are provided for.
More windowless walls out of your generosity.
And they sit and they rock with their wilted
Victims of pensions and old-age security.
Jennifer Chance 6IVI
In the intense moon of midsummer.
The heat swamped city
Quivered with the caked sweat of years.
Alone and shivering, a child sat in a garbage strewn alley.
His tears embraced a stifling, selfish world.
Slogging through rain grey day
Sopping leaves soak my face
1 sigh for summer sun.
THERE IS NO GETTING AWAY
How tired he looked sitting in the room with his hands in his
lap and staring out onto the street. How rough those hands looked.
Those were the hands of a woiking man. Around the house Ida
could see touches of her father's taste. It could be seen in the
rough family table, the cement floor and the scant red checked
table cloth. It was a taste for simplicity, a taste for economy, and
yet a taste for quality. She would never forget him she thought to
herself. Admittedly there were times when she wished she could go
away, forget it all and never come back; but no matter how far she
went, even to the farthest corner of the earth, she would never for-
Ida bought her ticket yesterday. She had worked twelve long
months for it cleaning clothes, scrubbing floors and cooking; but
now she Jcnew her life was really just beginning. Tomorrow morn-
ing she would leave the slum where she had grown up. She was go-
ing away to start life all over again. Despite the anxiety of leaving,
she could never forget the good times she had had in the last fif-
teen years; the times she had spent with her mother before she
died, the time her sisters and brothers were taken to the zoo as a
treat by her father, and the times when she and her sister Emily,
pretending to do work, would carve their boyfriends' names on the
table. She wondered what her father would say if he knew that she
was planning on leaving. He would probably not even notice her
absence, neither would anyone else. When there are eleven children
in the house, one less isn't noticed.
The next morning Ida awoke long before dawn. Everything was
quiet except for the soft snoring of her brothers in the next bed.
She got up, dressed in her Sunday best, and put all her belongings
in her mother's old suitcase. Her ticket money she put securely in
her handbag. She put on her coat, she was now ready. One last look
at the sleeping bodies huddled together on the three beds and she
left the house.
She left Aunt May's house just before dawn. Despite the fact
that the old lady was a bit eccentric, and did not like today's gen-
eration, Ida was sure that she would miss her too. She arrived at
the Union Station at seven o'clock, her train was scheduled to leave
at ten. Having nothing to do, she decided to sit on a bench and wait
for its arrival. After a while she felt hungry and decided to spend
some of her precious money to buy a hot dog. Leaving her suitcase
and purse under the bench she went to get it.
Just as Ida was returning, she saw two white boys run away from
the bench. Upon arriving at the bench, she realized that her purse
had been taken. She began to run after them shouting pleas to them
to return her handbag. Their orJy reply was "Drop dead you dirty
nigger". She chased them for a while longer, but it was all in vain,
for when she reached a tiny alley, they had disappeared. After a
minute or two she saw a white boy wandering towards her. She ran
up to him and demanded her purse back. Only then did she realize
he was the wrong boy, he was too short and too pale. She loosened
her grip and he ran away. She sat in the alley listening to the voice
of an old negro singing a spiritual.
It was all over now. The ticket was gone. Her long awaited
chance was gone. There was nothing left now, all had disappeared.
If she returned home now she would just make it for breakfast.
She would sit down with her family and eat her food just like she
always did. Nobody would know where she had been. Nobody
would know her intentions, nobody would ever know.
Coralie Todd 6M
BITS AND PIECES AND FIRELIGHT
Memory is like a room lit by a fire-a flame illuminates some little object, but then that flame goes.
By then, another flame has Ut up something else, which may be in a completely different place, or may
be right beside the first object. As with firelight, memory lights up events indescriminately —
you may remember some trivial, commonplace happening readily, yet have to search for some major
or important event. To sort of sum this up — 1 remember so many things, and it's the things which
should be important that aren't.
I remember so many things ....
Such as one golden evening in Belgium. From my bedroom window I could look across a valley to
the hills that dimmed in the distance. It was a summer evening, and a faint haze had spread over the
valley. The sunset was filled with gold which overflowed and ran across the green fields. But the hills
were above the golden tide, and robed themselves in dark blue^shadows and forests.
Then the sea, where the gulls wheel and turn
between the sea, and the horizon,
and the shattered, glittering
bits of sun are tossed among
The prairies, where for oidy two or three days a year the carefree wind capers amidst the sky of flax
blossoms, and the vast dryness of the wheat fields extends farther than the eye can see.
Or, a sound of thunder, Dawn, snow and shadow clothe
then the rain falls like the sides of the mountains,
silver. Sunrise in the Alps!
While camping at Houlgate, my parents and 1 laughed at others' difficulties when their cars stuck
on a Utile', slightly muddy slope. It rained hard the night before we left, and next day we had to get a
tractor to haul us up that same, very muddy little slope. My parents never laughed at other peoples'
mishaps (of this nature) again.
The qpiiet embers glowed on the far wall of the darkened room and deepened the shadows, while the
black boar's head stared from over the mantel.
Pont D'Oie — "Bridge of the Goose" — was a very old hunting lodge in the Ardennes Forest. At one
time it had been a mill, but was then a restaurant.
I vaguely remember seeing Pont D'Oie from the car as a very dark, old, oak -beamed place with
orange -Ut windows, set against the black hill and forest, with the black river near by.
I woke up and found myself sitting on a wooden bench. The waiter had just set two steaks on the
table. 1 think the table-cloth had red and white checks. The air was warm and quiet, with dim, fire-
coloured light everywhere. The walls were panneled with oak, and there were stags' heads mounted on
the waUs. 1 think there was also a boar's head.
There were a thousand sea-sheUs, set as though in a jewel box — each one raised on a piUar of sand
which was left after the scouring winds had passed.
Roberta Laking 5C
The briefcase people with their suburban eyes
The starched shirts with their civilized disguise
SAVE US OH SOUL OF THE COLOUR MACHINE
Tell us we are good for we slau^ter for false freedom.
The power cops with their puppet arms
The plastic minds with their innocent harms
SAVE US OH HATE OF NARROW PAPER-MEN
TeU us we are good for we buy our children toy wars.
The artificial daze with it's product of hate
The man-made child that lives off fate
SAVE US OH BOX OF PERVERTED FALSENESS
TeU us we are good for we wash our hands clean.
Liz Sharpe 6M
1. Brown eyes glowing
Reflection of a ring.
2. Pastel ribbons
Gentiy fluttering across the sky
Gift wrap the new day.
3. SmiUng shyly
The young child
Bends low to a flower.
4. The clear Ught of a falUng star
Evokes a prayer.
5. With a kiss a tear
And a wave
A heart broaks.
6. The young dancer
Assuming an exact position
Portrays the technique of the ages.
7. A black paw
Steals a fish.
8. Warm spice odour
Escaping from the window
Draws the children.
9. The dandilion
sitting on the barren hill
Absorbing Ufe given by the sun
sits two faced.
Mamie Edwards 5A
SPIRIT'S WEAK (Or the Flesh Is WiUing)
Prefectoral gold, belts out the battle cry.
Snowingly bristle board spirits the icicles high.
Rise up, 0 Elmlings, scavenge the rocky cHffes,
Broomball the plunder back to the red star chiefs.
Auction the stickly tape from leader to Hynd man.
Pace past the tickle clock with quartlers and pennyan.
Promise the little "folk" seventy-five cents
Of stringless guitarals and teacher laments.
Then we'll hear Them exclaim ere the weekend rolls past,
"Thank goodness, it's over! Our Patience won't last."
Mary Margaret Southcott
Sitting by the fireside on a dreary afternoon
Is the cat
Purring with the ecstasy of warmth and love
Her smooth black fur glistens with cleanliness
And her maternal pride asserts itself.
Outside the blizzard rages
And the gusts of wind sweep across the barren lawns.
The silence of the room within is broken
Only by the crackle of the fire and tlie rhythmic purring.
Lazily she blinks her eyes
And calmly turns her head to survey the room
Everything seems to meet with her approval
So she settles back to doze again.
How understanding, how independant and aloof
Perhaps there is something to be learned
Love and trust
The essence of life.
Anne Richardson 6M
A CHRISTMAS MEMORY
When the music played, I remembered.
The slushy streets we'd walk
With our hands frozen and feet numb.
I remembered our warm breath
Meeting the coldness of the night
And forming great puffs of mist.
1 remembered the laughing and smiles.
The red cheeks of children.
I remembered the multi-coloured scarves we all wore.
To keep ourselves from catching colds
But we always did.
1 remembered the tree with its tiny shining balls and sparkling tinsil.
I remembered the angel at the top attached by its
Not so sturdy spring.
I remembered that feeUng of closeness we all had
When we were all together.
And the gifts —
Each of lis opening so carefully the packages
Trying not to rip the paper.
I remembered the thank you's and sisteriy hugs.
It was a happy time for us.
Yes, when the music played 1 remembered it all,
I remembered you and a tear came to my eye.
And I can never be there again to share it.
.All I can do is send Christmas wishes.
So, Merry Christmas, and please
Mamie Edwards 5 A
The golden sand was glistening and the hot wind blew.
The tiny grains were dancing,
But the coloured child did not.
Another child lay huddled,
With his swollen heart in pain,
And then the cry they knew
so well; the cry they only knew
Too well, their
hunger cry in vain.
Opaque eyes in skull
Shaped frames the tiny
child stood helpless.
The other child, now slumbered
And found at last his peace.
The golden sand was glistening
And the hot wind blew.
The tiny grains were dancing,
For now cruel death was through.
Nancy King 5A
THE FIVE SEAS ON THE ELAMAWOOD
Africa, the dark continent, with an abundance of foHage, is
where I began my voyage. My guide and I paddled down the Elam-
awood River until we came to the Five Seas. The difference here,
were said to be very, very strange.
The first tribe we came upon was the Taunian tribe or (as is the
scientific name) the Cosmetics Plasterus consisting ordy of women.
This tribe is related to the Watusi's in other African parts; the
people are all over six feet tall, half of which are their legs. They
put paints aU over their faces to make themselves look attractive to
the Maddeauxnes or Hunkus de Manne, an all male tribe nearby.
As a matter of fact, drawings of Maddeauxnes anywhere will thrill
a Taunian. Even the name written somewhere will put one in wild
The next village we found looked deserted at first. Its tribesmen,
the Ashtos or Kittenus Cattus were all in their temple worshipping
their god, the cat. This worshipping was carried out all day. These
people also had a strange habit of not eating until they were barely
nothing. Then they would gain weight and lose it again. The Ashtos
were highly sensitive and often refused to look at or speak to each
other when insulted. This ceased only when a man passed directly
in front of one of them. When this happened, she went into a
in a black bucket
Water glistened on
swaying in the breeze
Cascades overflowing onto
rocks far below
Beauty surrounding all.
As we continued over the Five Seas, we came upon an island.
The two tribes there were highly developed. The first was the Tribe
of Daphen or Scientae et Meekum. These people whipped off
mathematical and scientific puzzles in seconds. They are small, thin
people rarely seen without a tablet.
The second tribe was called the Laker or the Scientifica Demon-
strati which was way ahead of its time. The women wore bright red
feathers in their hair and all love to dance often.
On our return voyage my guide spotted a tribe never before
discovered by scientists or explorers. I called them the Schonians or
Monstrous Giganticus. My guide referred to them as Schofielders be-
cause the thick hair covering their heads resembles a field of weeds.
All the tribesmen wear a triple crown on their heads. The tribe
tried to rule the Five Seas but got no where. Although, each person
yelled at the top of his lungs, all they received were threats of war,
especially from the Taunians, the Shanus, the Nesbites, and the
Kerrans. The worst people to cross are the Ismailians or Ceasless
Blabberan, a violent, noisy and wild tribe.
1 was quite relieved on the whole to get out of the Five Seas and
back on the quieter part of the Elamawood River headed towards
the secret Room of Staffs.
they are forever.
So is my love.
Heavy tears loaded
Which lowered, then rose
As the pain of embarassment
REMEMBERING A WINTER'S NIGHT
The moon came out, the stars were bri^t.
The road looked like a ribbon of li^t;
The snow was falling gently around.
It covered both the trees and ground.
Presently down that ribbon of light,
A horse and sleigh came into sight;
The runners were squeaking, and the bells were ringing
And all of the children started singing.
Laughter and voices, you could hear.
The sound was pleasant to the ear.
The jingling of bells continued right on
As the sleigh passed right by me and quickly was gone.
Now the moon has gone in, the stars are less bright.
The road does not look like a ribbon of li^t;
The snow has stopped falling as morning grows near.
And the people are waking to a day bri^t and clear.
Cindy Leigh 5B
Barbara Coyne, 4A
Spring lightly frolics through the young and lenghtening days,
O'erflowing her joy in the gay leaps of newborn sheep's pride;
Her infectious fever bursting the
Impatient buds of winter —
Wearied trees; their freshness prompts birds' praise
Which in turn hastens rosy dawn; melting ice into summer.
The many trickles find downhill paths to freedom, bearing
Winter's chills away to man's
Own heritage, the bed of our birth.
Constance Snelgrove, 6U
Glad eyes stared at us through wells.
As they forced us to withdraw into our minds.
We waited for the smiles that never came.
And decided to leave this world behind.
We became stencilled flowers on the walls.
As we waited for someone to call our name.
And we knew our chance for living had grown small.
Yet we never would admit we were insane.
We were only listening fantasies in clouds
Watching as the people floated by
And we never remembered their last names.
So they thought that we lived within their he.
As we stood and stared our looking glass fell down.
And shattered all to pieces on the floor
And we looked into each others' saddened eyes
And realized that we'd Uved this scene before.
The pieces looked at us and screamed in pain
And they yelled to us to leave, it was the end.
Then they told us the sad story of their Ufe,
And we realized all they needed was a friend.
We talked to them and then went on our way
As we cast gigantic shadows on the walls.
We went home and sat together by the fire
We were only fighting toofles scrunched in shawls.
They mocked us in the early morning h^t
And they blamed us for the sun and trees and rain
Then we knew that we could never be like them
And we were content to sit and be insane.
Susan Cohen 5B
Brown glass broken by a closed fist.
Lies shattered on wet pavement;
Like hope lost in tears.
Dark amber, bitter, adorless, synthetic,
Dried leafy, depressant, hallucinations
A sobbing child
Munching chocolates in a comer
PoUcemen gentle console her
Until the shrill ring of the telephone brings relief.
There it was, just like the one in the book except the lines of the
blue crayon had gone past the outline of the drawing and the skirt
was a dirty yeUow. instead of a pretty pink. Even with these mistakes
it was the best drawing Marsha had ever made. She had been work-
ing on it ever since daddy left for Philadelphia on Tuesday. Today
was Friday and it was finished at last.
Mommy had told her a thousand times where daddy had gone
and when he was coming back but she couldn't remember. She
remembered only one thing about Tuesday. Daddy phoned to say
he had arrived safely and he told her he would like to see the fin-
ished drawing when he got back.
Marsha Stewart was seventeen. When she was four years old she
had a severe case of the measles and she was never the same after
that. Her intelligence was that of a nine year old. Except for the
crossing of her right eye her appearance seemed quite normal. Her
most dominant feature was a violent temper brought on by rest-
lessness or lack of sleep. She was what most people called brain
Her mother knew this was going to be a bad night. Her husband's
plane was arriving at ten P.M. Mrs. Stewart knew her hji^baa^jvould
never forgive her if she didn't let Marsha come and so^arsha and her
mother left the house at nine P.M. It was a long drive to the airport
and to keep Marsha amused and awake Mrs. Stewart played "I spy
with my Uttle eye" with her daughter. Upon arriving at the airport
an announcement came over the public announcement system that
flight 994 would be delayed by thirty minutes owing to late take
off. Mrs. Stewart bought Marsha a colouring book with crayons,
and sat down to await the arrival of her husband's plane. Every now
and then she heard sounds of Marsha scribbling out bad efforts and
of her slapping her hands. At last the arrival of flight 994 was
announced and was unloading at gate twenty-three. Mrs. Stewart
almost ran to the gate pulling Marsha, but it was usually the other
way. Marsha was not as enthusiastic as she had been when her
father arrived home from other business trips. When he apologized
for not bringing her a present she swore she'd never speak to him
again and ran from the waiting room. Marsha's parents who had ex-
perienced other similar incidents knew there was nothing they
could do except get her to bed as soon as possible.
The drive home found Mr. and Mrs. Stewart discussing Marsha's
progress and information Mr. Stewart had received from the Insti-
tutes for the Achievement of Human Potential in Philadelphia.
Marsha was tearing out the pages from her new colouring book.
When they reached home, Marsha ran upstairs, stumbling on
every third step, to her room. She grabbed a black crayon and be-
gan scribbling over the dirty yellow skirt and the pink blouse, and
the brown hair and the blue eyes and the brown shoes, until what
had been a beautiful drawing was now a mess of black squiggles.
With this done, she tore the paper in half and half again and again
until each piece was approximately the size of a nickle.
There was a knock at the door and Marsha's father came in.
When he saw the only remaining proof of Marsha's progress he
cried, "0, Marsha! How could you? "
Christy Ann Lomas
Heaven depicts a superficial peace
A sanctuary for man
There is no time within the gates of Eden;
The eternal sanctuary, the aftermath in dreams
Abounds with uncertainty and necessity,
Man's answers to whose dream
In purpose of the all-knowing
The spark of creation dwindles,
A fleeting reflection.
The burning coal submit their will.
In dying breath
The temporal theme is poisoned with his own creation.
The abounding wealth of man?
For man has searched the ancient tombs.
Success? His die is cast —
As he doth o'er leap the higher of high.
The spider's web
Slate are the sUk strands
Nature forces are tried.
A silent fast, a glimpse of parting sanity.
The laughing horror cultivates her seedling,
Nimble against the sweep of purposeful light.
The stair is winding endless
Uncertainty a fleeting glimpse of —
Another stair is conquered.
How many steps, Ufe
Thirteen moments nearer heaven
The days of judgement have passed these hands
As man alone will chant what fate —
An effigy, the evolution of industrious man.
Yet not denied this captive glance
Of then, his perfect state
In one last stride, as he is high.
Liz Menzies 6M
So much security
a kindle of kittens;
The colours Red, Yellow, Brown
Then comes White
The ground has disappeared from sight.
Reds are sweet, and.
Greens are sour.
And licorice adorns
the white glass jars
Sorrow . . .
Love . . . Listen to love in winter.
Jeanie Tanton 6M
Pink painted azure
Hazed by the heat.
As it rose in
It was announced one morning in prayers that Elmwood was invited to go curling with Ashbury at the Royal
Canadian Mounted Police barracks. Because I am fond of sports, my interest was aroused immediately.
Not only did 1 not know how to curl, but I had never seen a curling rink before except on television. I was
"game" to try it though.
Tuesday finally arrived. Having been excused early from mathematics class, Nancy, Liz and I hurriedly pulled on
our jeans and put on our running shoes.
After a lot of confusion over finding transportation to the barracks, we found ourselves in a large, comfortably
furnished room. Through huge windows we saw red-faced boys puffing and panting as they ran up and down the
lanes of the curling rink, energetically sweeping the ice in front of the sliding rocks.
We were then introduced to the man who was to have the hard task of teaching us how to play. Before we went
onto the ice, among the many important facts that he told us, he mentioned that the temperature was only twenty
degrees above zero and that the rocks weighed forty pounds. The three of us were about to find out the hard way
just how cold it was and just how heavy the rocks were.
With nervous glances, we stepped gingerly onto the ice with brooms in hand. Our teacher threw two rocks ex-
pertly down the ice and then invited one of us to try. Liz and I unanimously elected Nancy to be the first.
Nancy, unsure of her footing, cautiously made her way over to the rocks to choose one. She tried to pick it up,
changed her mind and dragged her rock to the hack and prepared herself for the first throw. It was as good a shot as
could be expected considering the thrower followed the rock down the ice on her bottom! Needless to say, Liz
and I found it hard to contain our laughter.
Now it was my turn. Thinking how siUy Nancy had been, I confidently walked over to the rocks and started to
pick one up. To my surprise, 1 discovered that Nancy's idea had merit, and 1 also dragged it to the hack. I squatted
down, took a big swing, let the rock go. Everything went beautifully with my shot until my feet slipped out from
underneath me and I fell flat on my bottom with a surprised "OH"! By this time Liz had broken out into gales of
laughter, but little did she know that the old saying "He that laughs last, laughs best of all" was about to be proven
Having also failed to pick up the rock, Liz set about positioning herself in the manner of an expert. Her rock too
went sliding down the ice, but upon taking a second look, there was Liz sliding down the ice. close behind it on her
hands and knees. Her style at least was original!
At this point our teacher gave up; seeing the three of us flat on the ice, one after the other, was too much for
him. Truth to tell, I do not blame him! We were left alone to practice by ourselves until a sympathetic Ashbury
boy came over to help us.
After the three of us were thoroughly chilled, the Ashbury van arrived to bring us back to Elmwood. So much for
our first efforts at curling! What counts is that we enjoyed ourselves.
An old scarecrow
golden ears of com
gently in the wind
the azure skies of
What would I do
If I soon knew.
That my hours were but few.
Discover that I die tomorrow.
Would my heart be filled with sorrow?
Would 1 feel the loss or gain.
Would 1 suffer needless pain?
1 should hope that I would pray.
To make me ready for the day.
Brave, strong, courageous and sure.
Of my journey so like a tour.
A tour through all the love of life.
Heaven's a place of grace, no strife.
The glory of Heaven is spread in the land.
With the bubbling of brooks, we see God's hand.
What would 1 make death with many amends?
To children young and fair of faces,
1 would leave sweet secret places.
To those men who are young for whom life still runs
1 would leave each day with its successive rungs.
To those who are old, feeble and frail,
I leave love and patience - but no pain -
To soldiers fighting at home and abroad,
1 would leave courage so that they may plod.
To men who are lonely, frightened or scared,
I leave hope — that before they might not have dared.
It is wise to remember things always take time.
When my time has come to bid farewell,
To the world with its glories that can tell
The story of mankind and the glory of hving.
It is then that I hope to start giving.
Giving myself to the Kingdom of God,
Through whose life I shall then plod. —
Ingrid Sorenson 5A
I imagine that the hackneyed phrase "this has been the best year
for sports at Elmwood" has been employed by every Sports Captain
for thirty odd years; yet I feel that I can honestly use it again. Any
girl who has participated in any sport this year (do you realize there
were ten different activities! ) has my sincerest thanks for making
"sports" a more flourishing part of school life. I know I speak for all
the girls when 1 say a very special "thank-you" to Mrs. McLeod, Miss
Carter, Nancy, Janet and Liz for their spirit and coaching.
We batted our way through the fail term with Inter-House Base-
ball which Fry won in the long run, although Nightingale seniors
won in their division. Volleyball under the able whistle of Miss Car-
ter, was won by Fry. To commence our Inter-School activities,
Elmwood challenged Ashbury to a game of volleyball. We lost dis-
asterously but had a good time. The tennis courts, as usual, were
always in use during the fall. (To play tennis at Elmwood, to hit
the ball is not enough; you have also to be able to eat lunch faster
than anyone else! )
Broomball on the tennis courts cum ice rink became a full-
fledged Elmwoodian sport, even if the last game did get a bit
wet. Fry broomed its way to another victory. We did try to get a
Swim Team together; practices were attended, but we never actually
competed in the meets.
The summer term brought the birds; the singing and the badmin-
ton types. We managed a small Round-Robin Tennis Tournament
with Ashbury, as well as our usual Tennis Tournament. Inter-House
Basketball (again on the all purpose tennis courts) saw some good
competition this term; Fry was lucky again. The biggest irmovation
to sports this year came in the form of a Track Team and competi-
tion in the City Meets. We did marvellously well, placing practically
the whole team in the finals. The Track Team also competed with
Compton. Although we lost we had a fine time and I must admit
the bus ride home was sli^tly out of the ordinary!
What with a Mexican Hat Dance and some excellent marching.
Sports Day was a great success; Mrs. McLeod even found room in
the grounds for a shot-put area, a new triple jump, and a circular
Sports competition is one of the best possible ways to improve
school spirit. This year 1 saw Elmwood girls work as a team more
than ever before and that's why 1 feel my opening phrase fully
Again my congratulations and thanks to Mrs. McLeod and Miss
Carter for their hard work, encouragement and patience.
Standing: Jenny Bagnall, Liz Menzies, Miss Carter, Nancy Worthen, Janet Urie.
Sitting: Janis Robertson, Shelagh Hurley, Barbara Coyne.
FRY VOLLEYBALL WINNERS (Senior)
Top: Charlotte Sinclair, Jenny Bagnall, Cal Don.
Bottom: Debbie Coyne, N ancy Worthen, Jackie Heard.
INTERMEDIATE VOLLEYBALL WINNERS
Top Row: Jane Nicholls, Tauny Nixon, Anna Berlis, Mary Elinor Snelgrove, Lesslie Ross, Jackie Portal-Foster, Roberta
Laking, Beth Parkinson.
Middle Row: Nora Curran, Sue Cohen, Marga Menzies, Shane O'Brien, Ann Bell, Sandra Finlay, Alison Corder, Cindy Leigh.
Bottom Row: Ara Nixon, Vivianne Templeton, Ann Worthen, Jane Bell, Wendy Hampson, Christy-Ann Lomas, Luziah
Ismail, Cathy Ashton, Suzanne Leroy. 69
INTERMEDIATE VOLLEYBALL TEAM (Nightingale)
Top: Lesslie Ross, Suzanne Leroy, Roberta Laking.
Bottom: Cindy Le igh, C athy Ashton, Jackie Portal-Foster, Ahson Corder.
JUNIOR FRY VOLLEYBALL WINNERS
Top: Liz Hamilton, Wendy MacPhee, Anne Braithwaite, Ranjana Basu, Leigh Saunders.
Bottom: Barbara Coyne, Sandra Kovachic, Susan Atack, JuHa Clubb, Alicie Nowyakudluk, Lesley Ogib
NIGHTINGALE BASEBALL WINNERS (Senior)
Top: Lynnc Sampson, Liz Sharp, Vicky Wilgrcss, Jan McCulloch, Margy (luthrie, Alison Corder.
Bottom: Leslie Agnew, Sue Fletcher, Lesslie Ross, Li/, Menzies, Jackie Portal-Foster, Suzanne Leroy.
FRY JUNIOR BASEBALL WINNERS
Top: Liz Hamilton, Barbara Coyne, Wendy MacPhee, Anne Braithwaite, Ranjana Basu, Leigh Saunders.
Bottom: Sandra Kovachic, Susan Atack, Jane Scarth, Jennifer Wilson, Julia Clubb, Alicie Nowyakudluk, Lesley Ogilvie.
JUNIOR LITERARY CONTRIBUTIONS
AN ELMWOOD GIRL
My blazer is out at the elbow
My stocking is out at the knee
My shoes are dirty and sloppy
Oh! don't let Miss Black see me.
Mrs. Wood looked at me sharply
And said, "What's this vision I see?
An Elmwood girl should always look tidy."
Oh! don't let Miss Black see me.
Wendy MacPhee, 4B
STORY OF MY PEOPLE
The Eskimos live up north. It is very cold up there. When Eskimos go down south, they find that it is very hot.
Long ago, about 1956-57-58, we were living in igloos, but now we don't use them anymore except for hunting,
and for keeping their gases and stuff like that.
The main food that we eat is meat, so the word Eskimo means raw meat because we like eating raw meat. The
only way they earn their living when they don't have a job is by hunting and carving. The women usually sew to
trade to the Association of Cooperative or the Hudson's Bay store. The men hunt for seal, fox, polar bear, and cari-
bou. These things they sell but the furs have to be cleaned first, usually the women do this.
It is much different to live down south than to live up north. I think Southern people are better the way they
get food and cook it and earn their living. My people are much poorer and there isn't much to work so they don't
earn much money because there are only about four hundred people at my home. Southern people are so modem
compared to my people.
I am very happy to have the advantages of studying here. Maybe, I will learn things that can help my people.
Alicie Nowyakudluk, 4 A
What is orange?
A pumpkin is orange,
Glowing, in the black, black night.
Leslie Law, 4C
The white wooly cat,
Scampering around the field.
Is whiter than snow.
Joanna Abbatt, 4C
What is blue?
The sky is blue.
Like the ocean on a sunny day.
Jane Scarth, 3A
What is green? What is transparent? What is pink?
A cactus IS green, . . „ , Glass is transparent, A pig's tail is pink,
Stretchmg high m the desert agamst the yellow sand. jj ^j^^^ diamonds. Curly, skinny and short
Ailsa Frances, 3 A pjoj^^a Rhys-Jones, 2 A Sara Ellis, 2 A
What is pink?
A rabbit's nose is pink.
He twitches it to think.
Florentia Conway, 3A
What is pink?
Your cheeks are pink.
Like baby rats tails.
Emily Conway, 3B
The spring grass is here.
Flowers bewildered and shy.
They will blossom soon.
Flowers bri^t and gay.
A kaleidoscope of colour and smell.
That light up a room.
Judy Martin, 4C
Look up and down before you cross,
A flying pig may give a toss.
Believe me yes, believe me no.
Right you are, it can't be so.
Sarali Abbatt, 4A
THE NIGHT SKY
I see the stars shining brightly above
I see Orion, his dog and his sword.
And as I look, 1 think of the glory
And the peace that is there
The comets, the meteors, and the planets,
Undisturbed by man and his wrath.
To stay there as long as they be
To shine down upon this Earth . . .
To show what the Almighty can do.
Misty balloon, flying up high.
Melting through clouds up in the sky,
Coming forth only at night.
Bearing a silver, radiant light.
Liz Hamilton, 4A
SNOW IN SPRING
Snow in the middle of spring?
Oh no, that cannot be.
When birds are supposed to sing,
Snow is all we see.
Snow, snow, snow!
Snow is everywhere.
Spring is something I don't know
For snow is always there.
Ranjana Basu, 48
MY FAVORITE SEASONS
Summer is one of my favorite seasons
And I have some very good reasons.
It's a time for play and a time for hikes.
A time for sun and a time for bikes.
I like summer.
Winter is another of my favorite seasons
And again I have some very good reasons.
It's a time for skiing, skating, and snow
And a warm fire when the wind does blow.
I like winter.
ELMWOOD SCHOOL CLOSING
FRIDAY, JUNE 12, 1970
Mr. Chairman, Members of the Board, honoured guests, parents and friends and students of Elmwood:
Once again we are gathered here to mark the closing of the school year. It is a day when we give recognition to various kinds of
achievement, some of it academic, some athletic, and some for contribution to school life in other ways. It is also an opportunity for me
to report to you on the progress and activities of the school itself during the year.
In my first year as Headmistress I have had the great good fortune to be supported in every way by the members of the Board of
Directors and Governors, under the able chairmanship first of Mr. Mulock and now of Mr. Alec Perley-Robertson from whom you have
just heard. No one could have been kinder to a newcomer, or more helpful at every turn than have these ladies and gentlemen who so
loyally look after the interests of Elmwood.
Just a year ago we said a sad goodbye to Mrs. Blyth who had been Headmistress of the sch£>ol for seven years. At Christmas several of
us were lucky enough to be able to say "Hello" again, when she and her family were in Ottawa for the marriage of her daughter Carol.
Colonel and Mrs. Blyth are happily settled in a country home near Birmingham, En^and, where Mrs. Blyth is active in church work,
and where recently she was again the "mother of the bride" at the wedding of another daughter. I know her thoughts will be with us to-
day, as I am sure they have been many times throughout the year. In fact we received a cable "Much love and good wishes to you all".
Life has gone on here and it seems scarcely possible that a year has indeed passed. The days have been full, sometimes very full, so
that there seem to be too few hours. But they are never dull, and this is perhaps why they go by so quickly. There are crises, big and
small, decisions to take, and plans to make. I think this is as good a time as any to pay tribute to our Vice-Principal and my good friend,
Mrs. Aldous. Out of her long experience with the school, she is ready always with a wealth of information. She can always remember
what has been done before so that we have guidelines, but she never insists that it shall be done precisely that way again. Whatever the
demands on her, and whatever I, in my ignorance, forget, she retains her imperturbable good temper. Somehow the main office survives
the morning spate of enquiries, the constant invasions of staff and pupils, the sorting of the mail, the problems that have to be disen-
tangled. Mrs. Carter works long hours over the books and keeps us straight financially, never failing us even in the days of excitement be-
fore, and the days of what I am sure must have been exhaustion after, the great moment when she in her turn experienced the thrill of
being the mother of a very beautiful bride. The addition of Mrs. Munro to our office staff has been most helpful to us all.
A source of inspiration and confidence for me was the visit I was able to make to Victoria, British Columbia, for the conference of
principals of private girls' schools. Operating as we do as the only girls' school of this type in Ottawa, we are apt to get in the way of
thinking that our problems and pre-occupations belong to us alone. Emphatically I found that this is not so. At the Conference were re-
presentatives from all across Canada and one from our sister organization in the United States. Perhaps the titles suggested for discussion
might give you an idea of what was concerning these educators. Here are some of them:
THE ROLE OF THE HEADMISTRESS IN A CHANGING WORLD
THE WINDS OF CHANGE . . . which resolved itself into a discussion of permissiveness in general, ranging from hours of exeats in
boarding schools, to uniforms, to hair-styles, school dances, drug problems.
CO-ORDINATE SCHOOLS was another and I was able to report that, while in no sense a co-ordinate school, we had been able to co-
operate successfully with Ashbury on the Grade 13 level, in the matter of the school bus, and in extra-curricular activities.
To return to THE WINDS OF CHANGE, the general consensus seemed to be that one should stand fast on what seemed really im-
portant. In purely academic matters we are very conscious of the pressures of change as we try to evaluate the academic standing of
those coming to us from other schools, or consider the programmes and requirements of universities. The Hall Dennis report has cer-
tainly brought a breath of fresh air but we must beware lest it becomes a storm that carries all before it, good and bad alike.
"Violent storms soon blow out themselves" and sometimes indeed change direction without warning.
Here at Elmwood, though we did not set out to make changes for the sake of making them, and tried always for the "sober, second
thought", inevitably some have occurred in the course of the year.
The new Art room was ready for use last September and I hope that those who have not yet seen it wiU feel free to do so any time.
Our new French programme "Le Frangais International" is now well under way with the able direction of Mile. Martel and Madame
Teichmann, and I know that MUe. Martel has some new ideas for next year.
In conjunction with Ashbury College and with the help of Mr. Thompson of Ashbury, Mrs. Harwood-Jones was again responsible for
a delightful Gilbert and Sullivan production, this time of Patience. These productions have become an anticipated pleasure and I hope
that Mrs. Harwood-Jones and Mr. Thompson already have plans for next year.
The Drama Club, incorporating some Ashbury boys for the first time, put on an excellent production of The Rape of the Belt.
This was Mrs. VanDine's most ambitious production at Elmwood and 1 would like to thank her very much at this time for her hard work,
often under difficult circumstances. Besides this play there were two in-school performances by the Club during the year. Her enthus-
iasm and skill during the time she has been wiUi us have been invaluable.
A new project too has been our Track Club. We competed at the city meets for the first time and place eight girls in the city finals,
where she gained a third place, a most creditable showing for our first attempt. A trip to Kings Hall, Compton, was also a great success.
The credit for this new activity goes to Mrs. McLeod, who joined us in January to replace our dear Miss Carter who left us to prepare for
her wedding. Mrs. McLeod was assisted by Dr. Kaitell and Mrs. LaBossiere. I must tell you too that the girls themselves put on a "Folk
Night" from which the proceeds went to the purchase of a "Portapit". In the Physical Education Department we also have been lucky to
have generous donations from the Mothers Guild and from Mrs. Leroy and Mrs. Cochran for the purchase of equipment. We are con-
sidering very seriously the improvement of the Physical Education program by devoting one afternoon a week to sports and activities of
Other plans for next year include the possible provision of an extra class-room on the third floor.
For the first time we have run typing classes as a preparation for college and later you will see some of the girls being presented with
diplomas for satisfactory completion of the course. We were lucky here to secure the services of Mrs. LaBossiere.
In the Mathematics department we were joined at Christmas by Mrs. Brokenshire who has been teaching mathematics from Grades 10
to 12 inclusive and next year will also take over the Grade 13 Mathematics A.
Mrs. Davies, who joined us in September will next year take over the Grade 13 English and will be their form-mistress and advisor.
We say goodbye with regret to Mrs. Teichman who, with her husband, is moving to Toronto. She has been a most conscientious and
efficient teacher and we wish her the very best in the future. To replace her we have Mrs. Dymond, a graduate of Toronto, who will
teach French and Spanish.
It is also with very great regret that we bid farewell to Miss Black after four years as Headmistress of the Junior School. We stole her
from Ashbury and while they have given us many good things over the years this was undoubtedly the best. During her time here Miss
Black has been much beloved by her pupils and by her colleagues. She leaves us to return to England and, while we must deplore, we
cannot argue with, her decision. In the truest sense our loss is England's gain. 1 hope she will someday come back to visit us.
We are very lucky in having Mrs. Wood to succeed Miss Black as headmistress of the Junior School. Many of you will already know
her and I hope the rest of you, particularly the parents of junior pupils, will find an opportunity to make yourselves known to her today.
Mrs. Macdonald who did not feel herself able to accept the added responsibility of the Headship of the Junior School will, 1 am glad to
say, be remaining with Mrs. Wood and will give her excellent support.
Joining the staff will be Mrs. Janice McRae, with a degree from Carleton and graduation from Ottawa Teachers' College. She knows
what to expect of us and we of her since she is the daughter of our beloved Mrs. Harwood-Jones. She will take over much of the Junior
Art as well as core subjects and be form-mistress of Grade seven.
Also coming to us will be Mrs. Holly Stephen. Again it will be interesting to many of you to know that Mrs. Stephen is the niece by
marriage of the Mrs. Stephen who taught with us until four years ago, when she retired after long service. Mrs. Stephen comes then
with special welcome. She will teach French in the Junior School enabling us to do more streaming of classes. She will also teach English
up to the Grade nine level. She has eight years of teaching experience in the Ottawa Public School system.
In October of this year we had a full inspection of the senior school by the area superintendants of the Department of Education. It
proved to be a most pleasant day for all concerned. The gentlemen said they had enjoyed themselves, were enthusiastic about the school,
the programme and the teaching, and, as a result, we have received our official paper, confirming our right to recommend students for
the secondary school graduation diplomas.
This year we have 14/18 girls to recommend for the Secondary School Graduation Diploma and 22/22 girls for the Secondary School
Honours Graduation Diploma. Seven girls have reached the standard required for Ontario Scholarships.
Most of our girls from Grade 13 will be proceeding to University or other post-secondary education. I intend to give you an oppor-
tunity to recognize our graduates shortly and tell you the plans of some of them. I would just like to say now that we are momentarily
expecting the news of the early acceptance from the Ontario Universities — in fact Mr. Jack Marland of Ashbury CoUege is this very
morning collecting them from Carleton's High School Liaison Office, an arrangement that has been made by all the universities in view
of the uncertain postal situation. We are most grateful to him for helping us out in this way as it would have been difficult for us to
spare a representative of our own on this day.
I would like to announce the winners of our Scholarships:
Winner of Grade 9 Open Entrance Scholarship . . . Deborah Ulhans
Winner of Elmwood Mother Guild Scholarship into Grade 9 . . . Sarah Abbott
Winner of Elmwood Matriculation Entrance Scholarship . . . Nora Curran
To conclude, I think it has been obvious that even on this closing day as we honour our graduates and prize-winners and wish them
success in "fresh fields and pastures new", I, for one am already thinking of, and locJcing forward to, next year. The hohdays, not so
long for Mrs. Aldous, Mrs. Carter and myself as for some of you, seem to me only a necessary interruption, to enable us to catch our
breathe a little. I think that should give you an idea of how^uch 1 have enjoyed the experience so far. I hope that all of you here today
will enjoy a lovely Canadian Summer.
Mr. Chairman, Members of the Board, Mrs. Whitwill, Honoured Guests, Parents and Students:
May I first of all say how much I appreciate having this opportunity to speak to you on behalf of the
graduating class. I hope that I can appropriately express our thoughts at this time.
"My school days. The silent gliding on of my existence - the unseen, unfelt progress of my life-from
childhood up to youth". These were the words of David Copperfield thinking of his own school days. Many
of Grade 13 may share this feeHng today. It is a happy day for all who have completed another year and yet
sad for those who are saying goodbye. Those of us who entered in grade 9 have been at Elmwood for five
years. However I am sure that it seems like yesterday that we entered the front door and were taken to be
welcomed at the headmistress' office as nervous new girls. What will we remember of Elmwood? Perhaps
the end of the boarding school, Liza's frequent visits to the classrooms, the excitement of the formals,
cramming for exams, the daffodils and elms of the grounds, the Ashbury Cadet Inspections, and Mrs. Blyth's
words "perspicacity and perspicuity ". Will the Prefects remember taking prayers on Tuesday or the studies
they supervised? As I looked back over these and other events I realized that our steps from grade to grade
have been steps along a road to knowledge — not only in academic studies but also knowledge of ourselves,
our friends, our school, our country and even the world. Knowledge involves ideals and principles, friend-
ship and understanding as well as research and studies.
It is difficult to thank all those who have helped us through our years at Elmwood. All of our teachers
can not be here at this time. Not only have we appreciated their endless efforts to help us with geometry
theorems and French and Latin declensions but also their wise advice and patient ears. I would like to pay
special tribute to Mrs. Whitwill and Mrs. Aldous for their endeavours during the past year. I might add that
we shall not forget Mrs. Whitwill's appreciation of Cleopatra and Mrs. Aldous' requests for our Social In-
surance numbers. The work of this year's Prefects cannot go unmentioned. Responsibilities such as Jenny's
sports, Julia's monitors, Sue's Bible, Debbie's flag, Cathy's lunch lists as well as the contributions of Lynn,
Micky and Sue to their Houses and the sincere efforts of Cal, Charlotte, and Connie have been recognized.
Last but not least I would like to thank each girl in the school for the way in which she has contributed to
the spirit of Elmwood.
Charles Dickens wrote in David Copperfield "Whether I will be the hero of my own life . . . these pages
will show". It is up to those of us who are leaving to make the best of our future opportunities. Next year
if we go to university or into the business world we will be just numbers and no longer regarded as individ-
uals with specific character traits as we have been at Elmwood. How then can we be heroines? We will have
to build on the confidence, sportsmanship and knowledge that we have attained at Elmwood. We will have
to learn to depend completely on ourselves and not to use crutches of any sort. Graduation is not the end
of the road to knowledge for we are really only at the beginning. I am sure that our education, experiences,
and associations at Elmwood will be of invaluable assistance in the years ahead.
I would like to wish the school the very best in the future and I know that I am speaking for every mem-
ber of my class when I say "Thank you very much Elmwood."
PRIZES JUNE 1970
FORM PRIZES AWARDED FOR THE HIGHEST AVERAGE FOR THE YEAR
Form 2A Sara EUis 83%
Form 3B Emily Conway 84%
Form 3A Florentia Conway 77%
Form 4C Laurel Chick 83%
Form 4B Ranjana Basu 88%
Form 4A Barbara Coyne 89%
Form 5C Viviane Templeton 92%
Form 5B Christy Ann Lomas 87%
Form 5A Deborah Coyne 93%
6 Matric Jennifer Chance 87%
6 Upper Catherine Collard 85% (2nd hi^est in form)
80% and over up to and including 5B
75% and over in 5A, 6IV1 and 6U
Form 2A — Fionna Rhys-Jones 80%,
Form 4C — Joanna Abbatt 83%, Karen Ellis 83%, Leslie Law 82%,
Judy Martin 80%
Form 4B — Christina Cole 85%, Deborah Chappell 83%, Shelagh Hurley 82%,
Kara Hattersley-Smith 80%, Anne Marie Kopp 80%
Form 4A — Elizabeth Hamilton 87%, Sandra Kovachic 86%,
Karen Hayes 82%
Form 5C — Daphne Snelgrove 91%, Roberta Laking 88%,
Tahtha Fabricius 85%, Jane Bell 84%, Catherine Ashton 83%,
Heather Nesbitt 82%, Jacqueline Portal-Foster 81%
Form 5B — Nora Curran 86%, Alice Brodie 80%
Form 5A — Diana Magee 90%, Jane Micklethwaite 87%, Lynne Sampson 85%,
Sarah Whitwill 85%, Marissa Goebbels 84%, Miriam Stanfield 81%,
Ingrid Sorensen 80%, Inge Uhrenbacher 80%, Christine Haase 78%
Halina Jeletsky 77%, Elizabeth Roberts 75%
6 Matric — Jacqueline Heard 84%, Jennifer Coyne 78%, Elizabeth Sharp 78%,
Elizabeth Menzies 77%,
6 Upper — Jennifer Bagnall 85%, Julia Berger 84%, Caroline Don 81%,
Constance Snelgrove 80 %, Deborah Hunter 80%, Susan McHardy 80
Charlotte Sinclair 80%, EUzabeth Knox 79%, Mary Margaret South-
cott 78%; Susan Newton 76%, Fiona Tin 75%
Form 4B — Anne Marie Kopp
Form 5B — Elizabeth Bell, Patricia Derrick, Deborah Peterson
Form 5A — Halina Jeletzky, Anne MacDonald
6 Matric — Georgina Sinks, Margaret Guthrie, Lynda Holt, Elizabeth
Menzies, Jean Tanton, Lorraine Winterton
JUNIOR PRIZE FOR EFFORT - Virginia HaU
JUNIOR PRIZE FOR PROGRESS - Fionna Rhys-Jones
JUNIOR DRAMA - Shelagh Hurley
4NTERMEDIATE DRAMA - Christy Ann Lomas
SENIOR DRAMA - Deborah GrUls
JUNIOR SEWING - Sandra Kovachic
JUNIOR ART - LesUe Law
INTERMEDIATE ART - Jacqueline Portal-Foster
SENIOR ART - Susan McDoweU
SCRIPTURE - Form 2A - Form 3B, Marianne Karsh
Form 3A - Form 4C, Ailsa Francis
Form 4B - Virginia Hall
Form 4A - Sandra Kovachic
Form 5C - Catherine Ashton
Form 5B - Mary Elinor Snelgrove
Form 5 A - Sarah Whitwill
JUNIOR CHOIR - Anne Marie Kopp
SENIOR CHOIR - Victoria Wilgress
JUNIOR MUSIC - Joanna Abbatt
SENIOR MUSIC - Nora Curran
STRAUSS CUP FOR POETRY - Roberta Laking
THE ELIZABETH TANCZYK SCIENCE PRIZE - Sally Gale
INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH - Alice Brodie
INTERMEDIATE MATHEMATICS - Jane Micklethwaite
JUNIOR FRENCH PRIZE - Marianne Cuhaci, 4B
JUNIOR FRENCH PRIZE (for keen interest) - Karen Ellis, 4C
ROTHWELL 5C ENGLISH PRIZE - Jane BeU
BELL RINGER'S PRIZE - Jennifer Chance
SOUTHAM CUP FOR JUNIOR ENDEAVOUR
Awarded for the hi^est endeavour in all phases of school life in
the Junior School. It is the equivalent of the Summa Summarum in
the Senior School. It is given to the girl who best lives up to the
ideals of Elmwood, who shows leadership, good standing in her
class, keeness in sports, and friendliness and helpfulness to others
in the school.
AWARDED TO: Sarah Abbatt
Green Fonn Drill Cup — 5C Form Captain - Heather Nesbitt
Wilson Senior Sports Cup — Jennifer Bagnall
Dunlop Intermediate Sports Cup — Cynthia Leigh
Fauquier Junior Sports Cup — Jane Bell
Crowdy-Weir Bantam Sports Cup — Ranjana Basu
Inter-House Sports Cup - Fry - Nancy Worthen, Sports Captain
Symington Inter-House Senior Basketball — Fry - Nancy Worthen, Sports Captain
Intermediate Basketball — Fry - Nancy Worthen, Sports Captain
Junior House Volleyball — Fry - Barbara Coyne, Jr. Sports Captain
Senior Inter-House Volleyball — Fry - Nancy Worthen, Sports Captain
Senior Inter-House Broomball — Fry - Nancy Worthen, Sports Captain
Junior House BroombaU — Fry - Barbara Coyne, Jr. Sports Captain
Senior Inter-House Softball — Nightingale - Elizabeth Menzies, Sports Captain
Junior House Softball — Fry - Barbara Coyne, Jr. Sports Captain
Bantam Badminton Singles — Judith Martin
Junior Badminton Singles — EUzabeth Hamilton
Mathias Intermediate Badminton Singles — Christy Ann Lomas
Daniels Senior Badminton Singles — Patricia Mullen
Bantam Badminton Doubles — Joanna Abbatt and Judith Martin
Junior Badminton Doubles — Elizabeth Hamilton and Janis Robertson
Intermediate Badminton Doubles — Christy Ann Lomas and Wendy Hampson
Jackson Senior Badminton Doubles — Deborah Grills and Victoria Wilgress
Smart Intermediate Tennis Singles — Shareen Marland
Fauquier Senior Tennis Singles — Kathleen Mulock
Intermediate Tennis Doubles — Ehzabeth Bell and Nora Curran
Wilson-Gordon Senior Tennis Doubles — Susan Fletcher and Kathleen Mulock
Maynard Sportsmanship Cup — Marissa Goebbels
Physical Education Gold Medal — Jane Bell
Intermediate House Volleyball — Triple tie - Fry . . . Nancy Worthen, Sports Captain
Keller . . . Janet Urie, Sports Captain
Ni^tingale . . . Elizabeth Menzies, Sports Captain
Russian Prize for Progress — Deborah Coyne
Russian Prize for Progress - Halina Jeletzky
House Head Awards - Fry - Mary Margaret Southcott
Keller - Lynn Carr-Harris
Nightingale - Susan McHardy
Edith Buck Religious Knowledge Prize - CoraUe Todd
Senior Latin Prize - Kathleen Mulock
Senior Geography Prize - Catherine Cuthbert
Senior Matriculation Math Prize - Fiona Tin
Matriculation Science Prize - Jennifer Bagnall
Matriculation History Prize - Deborah Hunter
Matriculation English Prize - CaroUne Don
Matriculation French Prize - JuUa Berger
Greenblatt 6 Matric English Prize - Jennifer Chance
Firestone 5 A Matriculation Latin Prize - Diana Magee
General Progress — 6 Upper - Mary Patton
6 Matric - Jennifer Coyne
Old Girls' House Motto Prize:
Fry - "Friendship to All" - Nancy Worthen
Keller "Fair Play" - Janet Urie
Nightingale "Not for Ourselves Alone" — Sally Gale
Winner - Nancy Worthen
Graham Form Trophy - 4B Form Captain - Wendy MacPhee
House Trophy - Nightingale, House Head Susan McHardy
Edward's Prize For Good General Improvement - EUzabeth Bell
All-Round Contribution to School Life — Mary Margaret Southcott
Best Officer's Cup — Constance Snelgrove
Ewing Cup For Character — Margaret Guthrie
Headmistress' Prize — Susan McHardy
HIGHEST PROFICIENCY IN 6 UPPER - Kathleen Mulock 91%
Awarded to the girl who best maintains the spirit and ideals which,
as well as a high standard of scholarship achievement in games, and
charm of manner, may set her mark upon the school in the spirit of
service, freedom and fair play.
AWARDED TO: Jennifer BagnaU-
Awarded to the Senior Girl who has tried most faithfully to hve up
to the ideals and best traditions of the school and who possesses
the qualities of integrity, trustworthiness, the spirit of comrade-
ship and the canacity to achieve.
AWARDED TO: Kathleen Mulock
^IcM^tg^ ^tme ^2^ /9Z0
Left: JENNIFER BAGNALL, Senior Prefect, Winner of Left: SUSAN McHARDY, Head of Nightingale House,
Philpot Token, Senior Sports Prize. Winner of Headmistress' Prize.
Right: KATHY MULOCK, Head Girl, Winner of Summa Right: SARAH ABBATT, Winner of Southam Cup for
Summarum, Gold Medallist Grade 13. Highest Endeavour in Junior School.
PRESENTATION OF PRIZES
ELMWOOD ADDRESS LIST
ABBATT, JOANNA, 4C, DR. & MRS. J.D., 470 BUENA VISTA RD., OTTAWA
ABBATT, SARAH, 4A, DR. & MRS. J.D., 470 BUENA VISTA RD., OTTAWA
AGNEW, LESUIE ANNE, 6M, MR. Be MRS. W.H., 45 MOHAWK CRESC, OTTAWA 6
ANNI5. MARY, 4A, MR. & MRS. C. ARTHUR 280 SECOND AVE.
ASHTON, CATHERINE, 5C, MR. & MRS. A.U., 49 BIRCH AVE., OTTAWA 7
ATACK, SUSAN A., 4B, DR. Be MRS. E.A., R.R. 1, DUNROBIN. ONT.
BAGNAUU, JENNIFER, 6U, DR. & MRS. H.J., BOX 745, R.R. 5, OTTAWA
BALDWIN, KATHERINE, 6U, MR. 8: MRS. W.K., 773 LONSDAUE RD., OTTAWA 7
BASU. RANJANA. 4B, DR. & MRS. R.N., 26 HADLEY CIRCLE. OTTAWA 6
BELL, ANNE, 5B COL. & MRS. D.N., 26 WICK CRESC, OTTAWA 9
BELL, JANE, 5C, COL. Be MRS. D.N., 26 WICK CRESC, OTTAWA 9
BENSON, MARY J.' 4B, DR. & MRS. C.B., 854 WINGATE DR., OTTAWA 8
BERGER, JULIA, 6U, MR. S., 524 ACACIA AVE., OTTAWA 2
BERGERON, MARTHA, 5A, MR. & MRS. I., 5 COMANCHE DR., OTTAWA 5
BINKS, GEORGINA, 6M, MR. 6c MRS. K., 553 THESSALY CIRCLE, OTTAWA 8
BLAIR, DOROTHY, 5B. DR. & MRS. W.A., 435 PICCADILLY AVE., OTTAWA 3
BRAITHWAITE, ANNE, 4B, MR. Be MRS. E., 31 1 IS. PARK DR., OTTAWA
BRODIE, ALICE L., 5B, MRS. S. COHEN, 69 GENEVA ST., OTTAWA
CARR-HABRIS, LYNN, 6U, MRS. R.J., 33 ARUNDEL AVE., OTTAWA 7
CHANCE, JENNIFER, 6M, MR. S: MRS. D.G., 73 KILBARRY CR.; OTTAWA 7
CHAPPELL, DEBORAH, 4B, MR. fie MRS. J. J., R.R.#1, MINE RD., HULL
CHICK, LAUREL, 4C, MR. & MRS. B.H., 13 ESQUIMAU LT AVE., OTTAWA 6
CLARK, BARBARA, 4C, MR. & MRS. H.D., 94 AVENUE RD. OTTAWA
CLARK, TERRY, 4A, MR. & MRS. D.S., I KAYMAR DR., OTTAWA 9
CLUBB, JULIA ANN, 4A, MR. & MRS. J.E., 124 SPRINGFIELD RD., OTTAWA
COHEN, SUE, 5B, MR. Be MRS. H.S., 850 BROADVIEW AVE.. OTTAWA
COLE, TINA, MR. & MRS. D.M., 336 SUMMIT AVE., OTTAWA 8
COLLARD, CATHERINE, 6U, LT. COL. fie MRS., 160 JULIANA RD., OTTAWA 2
CONWAY, DIANA, 4A, DR. Be MRS. D.J., 720 LONSDALE RD.. OTTAWA 7
CONWAY, FLORENTIA. 3A, DR. Be MRS. D.J.. 720 LONSDALE RD.. OTTAWA 7
COYNE. BARBARA, 4A, MR. Be MRS. J.M.. 235 MARIPOSA AVE.
COYNE. DEBORAH. 5A, MR. a MRS. J.M., 235 MARIPOSA AVE.
COYNE. JENNIFER, 6M, MR. fit MRS. J.M., 235 MARIPOSA AVE.
CUHACI, MARIANNE, 4B, MR. fi^ MRS. E.J., 1 57 RIVERDALE, OTTAWA 1
CURRAN, MARY PAT. 5A, DR. & MRS. D.D.. 497 MAYFAIR AVE.. OTTAWA
CURRAN, NORA M., 5B, DR. fie MRS. D.D.. 497 MAYFAIR AVE.. OTTAWA
CUTHBERT, CATHY, 6U, MRS. T.W., 2182 ARCH ST., OTTAWA 8
DERRICK, PATRICIA, 5B. DR. fie MRS. M.M.. 387 ASHBURY RD.. ROCKLIFFE
DON. CAROLINE. 6U, DR. 8e MRS. C, 12 ROTHWELL DR.. OTTAWA 9
DORNAN. LEAH. 5C. MR. fie MRS. H.. #22. 1821 WALKLEY RD.. OTTAWA 8
DOUBEK. DEBORAH S.. 4B. DR. Be MRS. L.. 24 BEAVER RIDGE. OTTAWA 5
DOUGLAS. ISABEL W.. 5B. MR. Be MRS. R.J.. 41 1 THIRD AVE.. OTTAWA 1
EDWARDS. MARGARET, 5A. MR. fii MRS.W.J., 133 RIDEAUTERR. OTTAWA 2
ELKIE, FRANCES. 4A. MR. Be MRS. C. 51 KING GEORGE ST.. OTTAWA 7
ELLIS. KAREN. 4C. DR. fie MRS. D.G.. 28 LEAVER AVE.. OTTAWA 5
ELLIS. SARA. 2A. DR. fie MRS. D.G. ELLIS. 28 LEAVER AVE.. OTTAWA 5
EVANS. SUSAN J., 5A, MR. Be MRS. J.H., 142 DAHLIA AVE., OTTAWA 8
FABRICIUS, TALITHA. SC. MR. Be MRS. W., 240 SANDRIDGE RD., ROCKLIFFE
FIN LEY, SANDRA, 5B, MR. fie MRS. H.R., 233 CROCUS AVE., OTTAWA 8
FLETCHER, SUSAN. 6U. MAJ. Be MRS. R.D.. 3 COLTRIN RD., OTTAWA 2
FRANCIS. AILSA. 3A. MR. & MRS. J. P.. 347 SECOND AVE.. OTTAWA 1
FRANCIS. MARGOT, 4B, MR. fie MRS. J. P.. 347 SECOND AVE., OTTAWA 1
GALE. SALLY. 5A. MR. fie MRS. C. 90 BUENA VISTA R.. ROCKCLIFFE
GINSBERG, CATHY, 5C, MR. fie MRS. J., 41 EARDLEY RD., AYLMER. P.O.
GINSBERG. JANE. 5A. MR. fieMRS. J.. 41 EARDLEY RD.. AYLMER. P.O.
GOEBBELS. MARISSA. 5A. MR. & MRS. J. A.. 50 WESTWARD WAY. ROCKCLIFFE
GRAHAM. ANN. 5C. MR. fie MRS. S.H.. 9 89 CON NAUGHT AVE.. OTTAWA 1 4
GREEN. ALISON. 5C. MR. & MRS. G.. 758 EASTBOURNE AVE.. OTTAWA 7
GRILLS, DEBORAH. 6M. MR. & MRS. K.S.. 200 RIDEAU TERR.. APT. 906
G UTHRIE.MARGARET.6M. MR. &MRS.G.G.. 813 EAST BOURNE. OTTAWA 7
HAASE, CHRISTINE M., 5A, MR. G.. 790 SPRING LAND CR., APT. 627
HALL, VIRGINIA. 4B. MR. fie MRS. N.W.. 535 FAIRVIEW AVE. OTTAWA 2
HAMILTON. ELIZABETH; 4A. MR. a M RS. G.. 737 ISLAND PARK DR.. OTTAWA
HAMPSON. WENDY. 5B. DR. &MRS. L.M.. 42 HEREFORD PL., OTTAWA 3
HART, ROSEMARY. 5A. MR. & MR"=;. B.B.. 19 BROADWAY AVE., OTTAWA 1
HATTERSLEY-SMITH, K, 4B, DR.& MRS. G., 1 1 MADAWASKA DR.. OTTAWA 1
HAYES. KAREN. 4A: MR. fie MRS. H.R.. 33 ROTHWELL DR.. OTTAWA 9
HEARD. JACQUELINE, 6M. MR. Be MRS. F.W.. 140 HURON AVE.. OTTAWA 3
HOBERMAN. JO-ANN, 5B, MR. 8e MRS. JULIUS. 810 EDGEWORTH AVE.
HOLT. LYNDA. 6M. MR. fie MRS. L.W.. 869 ROZEL CRESC. OTTAWA 13
HUNTER. DEBORAH. 6U. MR. fie MRS. L.C.. 793 DUNLOE AVE., OTTAWA 7
HURLEY. SHELAGH, 4B, DR. fie MRS. D.. 500 ISLAND PK. DR.. OTTAWA 3
ISMAIL. LUZIAH, 5C, MRS. ISMAIL; 200 RIDEAU TERRACE, APT. 1001
JELETZKY, HALINA. 5A, MRS. T., 500 THE DRIVEWAY, OTTAWA
JOHNSON, JENNIFER. 3A, DR. S: MRS. W. MAPLEWOOD FARM, RICHMOND
C/O MRS. P. ERSKINE, 131 STANLEY, OTTAWA
KARSH, MARIANNE. 2A. MR. Be MRS. M.. 25 LINDEN TERR.. OTTAWA 1
KERR. TESSA. 5C. 334 ACACIA AVE., OTTAWA 2
KING. NANCY C, SA, DR. fie MRS. T.E., 101 VI LLA CRESC, OTTAWA 5
KNOX, BETH, 6U, MAJ. fie MRS. R.E., 747 HAMLET RD., OTTAWA
KOPP, ANNE M., 4B MRS. ALICE. 623 ECHO DR.. OTTAWA 1
KOVACHIC. SANDRA. 4A, MR. Be MRS. D., 9S1 CROMWELL DR., OTTAWA 8
LA KING. ROBERTA, 5C. MAJ. fifc MRS. R.L., 615 MUTUAL ST., OTTAWA 7
LAW, LESLIE ANNE, 4C, DR. Be MRS. D., 1833 RIVERSIDE DR., APT. 716
LEGER, JENNIFER, 4A, MR. Be MRS. I.R., 204 1 THISTLE CR., OTTAWA 8
LEIGH, CYNTHIA, 5B, MR. Be MRS. G., 70 LAKEWAY DR., ROCKCLIFFE
LE ROY, SUZANNE, SB, MR. Be MRS. E., 920 KILLEEN AVE., OTTAWA
LINTON, ANDREA. 4B, MR. Be MRS. W.I., 27 FAIRFAX AVE., OTTAWA 3
LOMAS, CHRISTY ANN, 5B, MR. fie MRS. A. A., 22 MONKLAND AVE., OTTAWA 1
LYNCH. STAUNTON, PAT, 5B. MRS. G.L., 200 RIDEAU TERR., APT. 203
MAGEE, DIANA, 5A. MR. fie MRS. J. A., 480 MAPLE LANE. ROCKCLIFFE
MARLAND. SHAREEN. 5B. MR. fie MRS. J.J., 330 MARIPOSA, ROCKCLIFFE
MARTIN, JANE. 6M, MR. 81: MRS. G.W., 22 ROTHWELL DR., OTTAWA 9
MARTIN, JUDITH. MR. Be MRS. G.W., 22 ROTHWELL DR., OTTAWA 9
MASSEY. SUSAN, 6U, MRS. L.E., 200 RIDEAU TERR., APT. 709 OTTAWA 2
MENZIES. ELIZABETH, 6M, MR. fi^ MRS. R.B., 7 ESQUIMAULT AVE., OTT.6
MENZIES. MARGA, 5B. MR. Be MRS. R.B., 7 ESQUIMAULT AVE., OTTAWA 6
MICKLETHWAITE, JANE, 5A, THE REV. Be MRS. K., 255 MACKAY, OTTAWA 2
MORGAN, ROSAMUND, 5B, MR. W.A., 1645 BANK ST., OTTAWA
MULLEN. PATRICIA. 5A. MR. fie MRS. J. A.. 168 KAMLOOPS AVE., OTTAWA
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MCDOWELL, SUSAN E., 5A. MR. fie MRS. M.A., 2041 CABOT AVE., OTTAWA 8
MCHARDY. SUSAN M., 6U. MR. Be MRS. P.G.. 447 CRESTVIEW RD., OTTAWA
MACPHEE, DONNA M., 4A, DR. fie MRS. J.E., 2455 ROSEWOOD AVE., OTT. 14
MACPHEE. WENDY E., 4B. DR. fie MRS. J.E.. 2455 ROSEWOOD AVE., OTT. 14
MCCULLOCH, JANET. 6M. MR. fie MRS. W.F.. 693 RICHMOND RD., OTTAWA
MACDONALD, ANNE, 5A, MR. Be MRS. B., 22 BIRCH AVE.. OTTAWA
NESBITT. HEATHER C. 5C. MR. fie MRS. J.. 196 8 DORVAL ST., OTTAWA 8
NEWTON. SUSAN, 6U. MR. fie MRS. J.B.. 189 HOWARD AVE.. SHERBROOKE
NICHOLLS, JANE H.. SB. MR. fie MRS. J.W., 31 BIRCH AVE.. OTTAWA 7
NIXON. ARABELLA H., 5C, CAPT. fie MRS. CP., 43 1 ROXBOROUGH, R.LIFFE
NIXON, TAUNY. 5C. MRS. W.. 412 APPLE TREE LANE, OTTAWA 7
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431 ROXBOROUGH AVE.. ROCKCLIFFE. OTTAWA 2.
O.BRIEN. SHANE. 5C. MR. Be MRS. B.A.. KINCORA MEACH LAKE.
OGILVIE. LESLEY. 4A. MR. Be MRS. R., 12 KITIMAT CRES., OTTAWA 6
PARKINSON, ELIZABETH, SC. MR. fie MRS. K.. R.R. 2 SOUTH MARCH, ONT.
PATTON, MARY R., 6U, 793 HEMLOCK RD., OTTAWA 7 (C/O THURSTON)
PETERSON. DEBORAH. SB,. L/COL. Se MRS. S.G.. 200 RIDEAU TERR. #309
PORTAL-FOSTER. J.. 5C. DR. fie MRS.. 2118 RICE AVE.. OTTAWA 1 4
RHYS-JONES. FIONNA. 2A. DR. fie MRS. W.. #5' 1 149 SHILLINGTON AVE.
RICHARDSON. M. ANNE. 6M. MRS. M., 569 COURTENAY AVE., OTTAWA 13
RICHARDSON, JANE, 4A, MRS. M., 569 COURTENAY AVE., OTTAWA 13
ROBERTS, DEBBY, 5C, MRS. R.G. BLAI R. 1 9 09 BROADMOOR AVE. .OTT .2
ROBERTS. ELIZABETH. SA. CAPT. fie MRS. D.E.. 3840 ALBION RD.,
GLOUCESTER PO., ONT.
ROBERTSON, JANIS. 4A, MR. fie MRS. R.H., 17 ROTHWELL DR., OTT. 9
ROSS. LESSLIE E.. 5B. MR. a MRS. R.S., 38 SIOUX CRESC, OTTAWA 6
SAMPSON, LYNNE, 5A, MRS. C.B.. 6 COLTRIN RD., OTTAWA 2
SAUNDERS, LEIGH P.. 4B, MRS. P., 2461 CLOVER AVE., OTTAWA
SCARTH. HARRIET JANE. 3A. MR. Be MRS. J.C, 18 ALEUTIAN RD., OTTAWA
SCHOFIELD. ALISON. SC. MR. Be MRS. C.H.. 778 EASTBOURNE AVE.. OTT. 7
SHARP. ELIZABETH. 6M, GEN. Be MRS. F.R., 174 DUFFERIN RD. HOUSE IS
SINCLAIR. CHARLOTTE, 6U, CDR. a MRS. P.. 8 FARNHAM CRES., OTTAWA 7
SMITH, DEBBY, eu. MR. Be MRS. A. J., 1 56 7 FEATHERSTONE DR. W.
SNELGROVE. DAPHNE. 5C, MRS. J.. DUNROBIN, ONT.
SNELGROVE. CONSTANCE. 6U, MRS. J., DUNROBIN, ONT.
SNELGROVE. MARY E., 5B. MRS. J. DUNROBIN. ONT.
SORENSON, INGRID, 5A, MR. a MRS. O., 124 SPRINGFIELD RD. #504
SOUTHCOTT. MARY M.. 6U. THE REV. 8e MRS. H., 53 SUNNYSIDE AV. OTT. 1
ST AN FIELD. MIMI, SA,THE HON. R.L. a MRS., 54 1 ACACIA, OTTAWA 2
STUBBINS, JANET, 6M. MR. a MRS. H., 67 KILBARRY CRESC, OTTAWA 7
TANTON, JEAN. 6M. DR. a MRS. J.C, 944 SADLER CRESC, OTTAWA 14
TEMPLETON. VIVIANE, SC, MR. Be MRS. R.O., 384 HURON AVE., OTTAWA 3
THOMAS, BARBARA, 6U, MR. a MRS. H.W., ARUNDEL AVE., OTTAWA 7
TIN, FIONA, 6U, C/O MRS. J. FIREMAN, 190 BUENA VISTA RD.
TODD, CORALIE, 6M, C/O MRS. J. H A R WOOD-JO N E S, 34 RENFREW AVE.
WATKINS, JENNIFER. SA. MR. a MRS. A.D.. 1283 WILLOWDALE AV. OTT. 8
WHITWILL. SARAH. 5A. MR. a MRS. J.C. 231 BUENA VISTA RD.
WILGRESS. VICKY, 6M. MR. a MRS. V.J., 230 MANOR AVE.. OTTAWA 2
WILLIAMS. JUDY. SA. MR. Be MRS. G.D., 21 BOWMOOR AVE.. OTTAWA 5
WILSON, JENNIFER, 3A, MR. a MRS. R., 20 LAKEVIEW DR., OTTAWA
WILSON, MARY. 3A. MR. a MRS. R.. 20 LAKEVIEW DR.. OTTAWA
WINTERTON. LORRAINE. 6M. DR. a MRS. K.. P.O. BOX 59, KANATA
WORTH EN, ANN, SC, MR. a MRS.C.R.,469 HALLO ON PL., OTTAWA 1 4
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