30 Day Challenge 19

20 May, 2011
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Day 19
What activities were you involved in during your high school years?

  1. Choir
  2. Band
  3. Jazz band
  4. Orchestra
  5. Spanish club
  6. Thespians club
  7. Musicals
  8. My last two summers of high school, I worked 3rd shift as a waitress at the L & K Restaurant out by the interstate (it’s now a Denny’s), which, of course, enabled me to acquire this treasure.

Cripes — no wonder I never had time to turn around! OK fiends, spill it.

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Meg's Mom
Meg's Mom
20 May, 2011 7:11 am

Hmmm….here’s what I remember.

1. Band – including marching band, concert band, and pep band
2. National Honor Society
3. Co-editor of the yearbook
4. Girls State
5. Statistician for basketball {short-lived experience…it let me sit with my boyfriend (now my hubby) on the bus to the games}
6. Class President – did that once – that was enough
7. Student Council Rep

I also spent one summer being the world’s WORST waitress at Asher’s Drive Inn (now Cat’s Restaurant).

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Country Mouse
Country Mouse
20 May, 2011 7:44 am

1. Band – marching, concert, pep band
2. Yearbook staff (with our first year advisor the current Mary Teglovic – I know she has many fond memories of that experience!?!?!?)
3. Girl’s State
4. Helped out the music parents (of which my parents were officers) with many projects…..hmmmmm…..was that a start of something!?!?

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Helen
Helen
20 May, 2011 8:15 am

1. Band – Marching Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, and Jazz Ensemble
2. Debate Club
3. National Forensics League
4. National Honor Society
5. Student Council
6. French Club
7. Science Club
8. University Interscholastic League Academic Teams – Cross Examination Debate, Lincoln Douglass Debate, Extemporaneous Speaking, Current Events & Issues, and Spelling and Vocabulary

And because I had the original “Tiger mother and father,” I held office in every one of them LOL!

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BoomR
BoomR
20 May, 2011 9:18 am

1. Marching band (fall)
2. Symphonic band (winter/spring)
3. Jazz band
4. Golf team
5. Yearbook (photographer & some design/layout)
6. Solo/ensemble contests
7. All-State Orchestra (all 3 years)
8. Various band festivals
9. Church youth group
10. BYC Music Team (summer of my sr. yr)
11. Variety Show (our HS did these in lieu of musicals) featuring jazz band & show choir + misc novelty acts.

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Suzanne
20 May, 2011 9:33 am

Fink that car is awesome!!!!!!! I bet it could tell some stories. I got to drive a Chevy Malibu and/or the Suburban…..also some stories to be told. High School adventures for me inlude: 1. Band–pep, concert, marching, jazz, pit crew, attended Band Day at CMU every year, always got straight Is at Festival, were selected to be a feature band at Midwest in Ann Arbor in 1977, won the John Philip Sousa award in ’77 2. Choir–always got straights Is at festival 3. Madrigals-ditto 4. JV basketball my jr year, was asked to play V my Sr. year but I… Read more »

PKPudlin
20 May, 2011 9:45 am

Band, School Chorus, Girls Chamber Chorus, Sorrellas (Girls’ service org), Russian club (DON’T ASK), School newspaper, church choir, church youth group, Sunday School. I worked as a Candy Striper at the local hospital, arriving at 5:30 to be on the Bed-and-bath team, left at 8:30 to get to class, then worked after school at a cafeteria from 4:30 to 9:00. Took private organ lessons and piano lessons, which I paid for myself. Did not have a car; went everywhere on my bike. Also took a special class in my Senior year to get my Nurses’ Aide certification, so towards the… Read more »

Meg
Meg
20 May, 2011 10:10 am

Fink, you already know all this but what the heck :)

1. Choir/Black & Gold
2. Marching/Pep/Concert band – 2 years
3. Theater – since 6th grade, Oklahoma?
4. Volleyball
5. Weightlifting team
6. Softball
7. Youth Grant Making Council
8. Student council member/Vice Pres.
9. SADD (Student Against Destructive Decisions)
10. NHS
11. Church praise team/choir
12. Work: Office gofer at a car lot, physical therapy volunter at two rehab clinics

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Greg
Greg
20 May, 2011 11:59 am

Not much!
1. Journalism photographer
2. National Thespian Society
3. Football manager (believe THAT or NOT!)

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Kodye
Kodye
20 May, 2011 12:40 pm

1.) Band
2.) Choir
3.) Musicals… lots and lots and lots of em.
4.) Power lifiting
5.) Being Awesome. (I tried to get the school board to let me teach this as a class, but they just weren’t down for it. Probably scared of having a school with waaaaaay to many people being awesome)

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RD
RD
20 May, 2011 5:20 pm

1. Basketball 2. Baseball 3. Track 4. Band — every year but senior; clarinet and alto sax 5. An actor in the Junior – Senior class play. Senior class treasurer. 6. All kinds of church activities, including church youth group. My last two years of high school I taught the young married S.S. class! In retrospect, I find this hilarious. They were desperate for a teacher. 7. Part- time job at a country grocery store owned by a widow lady. I went in early mornings on my way to school to stoke the furnace. Worked after school and all day… Read more »

Skylar
Skylar
23 May, 2011 2:08 pm

1. Academic Challenge
2. Choir
3. Band
4. Stage Crew

The last two only since sophomore year, unfortunately. I loved them. :)

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