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We Salute Our Publications' Seniors Big Trophy for Judo Awards Assembly
Recalling the Fun and Games of Our McKinley Yesteryear... ...As People to People Entering a new year enthusiastic and well rested, students prepared for second semester registration and the many new courses that were being offered. McKinley flaunted its spirit as everyone wore school colors on Black and Gold Day. Students from other schools came down to visit for inter-school activities. A lei honoring the birthday of President William McKinley was draped around the front statue. Valentine's Day ushered in the gaiety and merriment of McKinley's 11th Annual Carnival on the spacious William Wise Field. People flocked to the carnival attracted by its new ideas and old traditions, propelling it to a successful outcome. The third MTG production, "Two Gentlemen from Verona," also a musical comedy, took place in early March. the yearly ROTC parade honoring retiring teachers and distinguished guests took place on the William Wise Field. In the middle of March, sophomores celebrated their class day with a special lunch and assembly. To highlight everything, the sophomore banquet allured everyone to an enchanting evening of dining and dancing at the Hawaiian Regent. A week before spring vacation, students had a chance to show humorous individualism and unique expressions during Crazy Week. Along with April showers came "A Song for Someone," the Junior Promenade, culminating their class day, fascinating all who attended at the Moana Surfrider. May Day was lei day...a Hawaiian motif graced the cafeteria as a luau, games and refreshments, fun night complemented the May Day program held earlier in the day. Seniors held their last prom in the Kaiulani's Ainahau room. An awards assembly recognized students who were outstanding in their accomplishments or services to the school. The 1975 school year closed with an Aloha Dance, giving students a chance to bid their farewells. After 13 years of schooling, the Class of '75, 850 strong, met all together, dressed in caps and gowns, for the final time as they went through traditional graduation exercises on the front lawn. School was enlightened with friendly competition; people learned, shared, laughed, and experienced life with each other. Students to teachers... People to people...
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We Interact and Experience the Fullness of Life... By the last day of school, June 9, the kaleidoscope of people at McKinley recalled with smiles and sadness the never to be forgotten events of the school year. Sophomores were no longer green and unfamiliar with the campus, organizations, and activities. Juniors waited with anticipation the summer vacation and senior year. Seniors brightened at the prospect of graduation and pondered the future. The 1974-75 school year was one of academic and social progress. Reflective of the year were the special occasions and functions that stirred students and faculty members alike. "Friday the Thirteenth" marked the first major activity for the student body as this welcome dance welcomed everyone, new and old timers, to McKinley. Along with the dance was the Aloha Assembly, introducing our principal and Student Council Officers. Club day, scheduled during October, encouraged everyone to involve themselves with the various organizations and clubs. The highlight of the month was the Miss McKinley Carnival Queen contest. Out of 14 senior girls, one was chosen to represent McKinley at its events throughout the school year. Homecoming and the SAT test for college bound students clashed as they were both held on the same day. The excitement of "Tiger Celebration" and its colorful, unique parade of floats flourished in the minds of those taking the test--making it hard to concentrate. McKinley's theatre group worked hard on three productions, two of them, "Dracula" and "The Apple Tree" were presented before the Christmas holidays, "Dracula" made its special debut on Halloween night, a different and enjoyable treat for many. "The Apple Tree," a musical comedy, was a presentation of three combined short plays. December, the month for proms and mistletoe balls, brought about Fall '74, an activity which produced the 1974 Winter Prom. "Our Winter World of Love" was a great success as an enchanting aura surrounded the 200 couples attending the prom. McKinley's talented band put everybody in the yuletide mood as they played Christmas songs and favorites on the front steps of the Administration Building.
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Class motto, "Live today to its fullest for it will not be here to live tomorrow" was the ultimate goal for the Class of '75 for the past three years. Capturing the coveted title of "Most Spirited Class," the spirit stick, and first place in the Homecoming float competition in both their junior and senior years, they were well on their way to achieving their goals as these and other experiences shared during the 1974-75 school year matured and educated them. A mass class meeting on September 27 brought the seniors together to learn about the numerous special activities planned, and the unusual idea of having two social clubs make up most of the standing commitee. The class game against Kaiser featured the McKinley Seniorettes (all boys) and the 12 green and black clad pep squad members who cheered the Tigers on to victory. The Senior Banquet '75, an escape from the formalities of the traditional dinner, took place on February 7 in the setting of the Ala Moana Hotels' Vanda Room. Senior Class Week, May 12 to 16, featured a myriad of fun activities, and was climaxed by the enchantment of the Senior Prom held that Friday night at the Princess Kaiulani. With graduation approaching, seniors mixed rehearsals and finals in the few remaining days left. Their efforts repaid them with the smiles of family and friends, on their special day--June 1st, when they took their places garbed in cap and gown for commencement exercises.
Class Motto: "Live today to its fullest for it will not be here to live tomorrow" Class Colors: Green and White Class Song: "Morning of Our Lives" Class Flower: Carnation Class Mascot: Pink Panther
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Cafeteria, Library, Courtyard, Parking Lot Top List of Lunchtime Hangouts
Promenade Harmonizes Activities The Class of 1976 entered into McKinley as frightened sophomores. A year passed, and this year’s juniors proved to have matured immensely. In taking on more responsibilities, the juniors revived the traditional “Ugly Bug Ball,” a masquerade party and sock hop. As the year progressed, creativity and dedication brought forth the much awaited junior prom, “A Song for Someone,” held in the Kam Ballroom on April 19. The incandescent glow from the candles reflected on sparkles of blue and white as this semi formal, floral affair climaxed a most productive year.
Juniors ‘Toast’ Second Place Honors Determination and spirit bound the “Jolly Juniors” together with an invisible string of unity, making their second year at McKinley a year of togetherness. Their responsibilities to McKinley increased in school happenings. Along with new and challenging ideas came a new junior adviser, Mrs. Meg Uehara. Full of spirit, exciting ideas and pride for the juniors, Mrs. Uehara always found time to help the juniors out in many of their activities. She was a dedicated, outgoing and fun adviser who kept the effervescence of the juniors flowing. Her guidance laid a strong foundation upon which the juniors built their trust and faith. The juniors exhibited their pride and spirit as they featured Kikaider, Hawaii’s new superhero from Japan, at their annual class pep rally. Mrs. Uehara was naturally a part of this class rally as she “spookily” moaned and summoned Kikaider’s monster enemies and stirred everyone’s enthusiasm. Enthused by their mascot, and cheering with all their hearts, the juniors walked away with the ever famous spirit stick. Banners, slogans and balloons were just a part of the vibrant junior spirit that was displayed despite a loss to Roosevelt. Homecoming was the next big event for the juniors as they worked diligently and ambitiously to create a float for “Tiger Celebration. They were much rewarded as they produced a brilliant second place float. Nightly workshops strengthened the bonds of class unity as fun and new found friends were shared by all. As a part of the Homecoming festivities, representatives from the junior class competed with the seniors in six class game competitions. With a small crowd of juniors to give encouragement, the Class of ‘76 proceeded to win the slogan relay, doughnut-eating competitions and the seven-legged relay to come out victorious over the seniors. These and many other events helped make the Class of ‘76 unified and one--an important step in becoming tomorrow’s seniors.
Creating this rewarding year was the responsibility of two boys and two girls; elected in April the year before to lead the Class of '76. The dismal loss of their October class game to Roosevelt drew the juniors closer together, as they expressed their pride and spirit in McKinley. In requitement of their sixth place float last year, the juniors made a come back with a "Tiger Toast", capturing second place honors in the Homecoming float competitions. Culminating the activities for December was a three-day camp, affectionately referred to as a "Junior Jamp" at Camp Pau Malu, which concluded Sunday, the 29th. Included in the activities were movies, a bonfire, games a dance, and a chance for juniors to be drawn even closer together. The result of tedious planning was rewarded by a successful Class Day. Held on Friday, April 18, the schedule for the day included a play, special luncheon, and an assembly. Amidst the backdrop of a romantic setting in the Surfrider Hotel on Saturday, April 19, was the Junior Prom, "A Song for Someone." With the realization that another year had fleeted by, thoughts of becoming "Mighty Seniors" and graduating in a short while were envisioned by many as they looked back, while "remembering the good things."
Class Motto: "Live for day, hope for tomorrow and remember the good things of the past." Class Colors: Blue and White Class Song: "Just You and Me" Class Flower: Blue Carnation Class Mascot: Winnie the Pooh
Superhero Kikaider Personifies Junior Spirit at Rally
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