We started school in September, all bright eyed and full of
wonder. Sophmores Can you
imagine....... we finally made it-we're in High School. It's
now November. The excitement of the Holiday season is
approaching. Hear the clicking of your shoes as you race
down the hall to class. You're late 'cause you stopped to
pick up the latest edition of The Comet.
There on the front
page is a picture of Mr. Galloway, Mr.Feigin, Mrs. Calame, and
Mrs. Daly attending the PTA Fashion Show on Nov. 9th.
Both men are attired in tuxedos.
Sally Gavril, Margaret Tashiro, Darlene Sochurek, Cheryl Proffe and
Sandra Kamen were models.
Science Dept. had a trip to tour Brookhaven National Laboratory
and Leaders Club is sponsoring the Annual Winter Carnival planned
for Dec. 19th (semi-formal dress).
Sophomore orientation assembly was held Oct. 21st to introduce us
to the clubs and extra curricular activities of HHS.
assembly opened with a salute to the flag and a Bible reading.
Boy's sports, National Honor Society, Leaders Club, Chess Club,
Future Teachers of America, Music, the German Club, Phi-Chem-Bi,
the news staff, Hi-Y, Student Council, Booster
Club, Key Club, Round Table, Citizenship Education Club,
Variety Club and PTA are all available for us to join.
Also on the front page, "Startime '59," The
Variety Show is being planned for December. Charlene Iller
is going to dance in the show.
Maynard is a reporter for The Comet.
Hop Committee held its 1st meeting Nov. 10th. The theme
"Mardi Gras" was picked, and committees formed.
Refreshments Chairman -Jim Szymanski-Kevin O’Neil, Carol
Christensen, Helen Hildebrand, Marjorie Diepold, Arthur Sackmann,
and Sharon Levy.
Chairman- Marie Luretto-Ricki Pollack, Linda Sheil, Ellen Levin,
Sandy Mentneck, Carol Lilienthal, and Vivian Lowy.
Chairman Camille Gully-Linda DiMonoco, Diane La Punto, MaryAnn
Malberba, Linda Scaperatti, Ronny Traidman, Steve Glibowski,
Catherine Buckner, Joy Edelstein, Joan Englert, Denise Sepanski,
Sue Faver, Jessica Sanders, Joan Brandt, Dana Hayden, Sue Hodges,
Lee Hatch , Steve Backman, Linda Carmine, Sharon Wyer, Arthur
Schmidt, Sue Goodman, Judy Barmann, Mike Clair,and Eileen
Chairman Kathy Caesar-Gail Katala, Eileen O'Brien, Marylyn
Simmons, Larry Pyle, and Bernard Palka.
Chairman Pat Nave- Sue Johnson, Vivian Lowy, Sandy Beck, Angele
Giovaniello and Ricki Pollak.
Chairman Barbara DiBella - Gene Burke.
The Sophomore Cafeteria Committee
held it's 3rd meeting Oct. 26th. The loan system for
forgotten lunch money is working well, because we're honest enough
to pay back what we borrow.
World Problems class started a stay-at-home world tour.
accomplishments are listed in Alumni News and the Radio Club
elects new officers. The Future Teachers of America club is
inaugurating a teacher aid program.
elects Barbara Brewer as Historian I and Recording Secretary,
Karen Anderson as Historian II and Corresponding Secretary. and
June Burke as Treasurer.
Supervisor of the Citizenship Education Dept. of the State
of NY visited HHS on Oct. 30th to observe our new three track
Student Council met to plan Clean-up Week for Nov. 30th to Dec.
4th. A list of the "Litterbug of the Week" will be
posted on the bulletin board in the main lobby.
and Francis Schnapper auditioned and were selected for the Nassau
County Music Sectional on Nov. 21st.
Italian Club will travel to the Metropolitan Opera in NY on Jan.
Magazine Drive ended Oct. 26th and raised $14,700. One of
the top 4 salesmen was Renee Abromowitz. The top 21 were
treated to dinner at The Moorings in Cold Spring Harbor on
There is a
2 cents a day fine for late library books, and a 2 minute warning
bell for class.
Cavalluzzo, Angela De Matteo, Linda Otten, and June Burke are
among the Sophomores playing Girls Field Hockey, and there's a
team picture with the story.
Football team had its 5th straight win on Oct 25th with Chris
Coletta, Joe Carfora, Paul Cavalluzzo, Mike Clair, Jimmy Clark,
and Pete Lambert. This assures them the Division I
Tom DeBrocke, and Howie Shack are all starters on the Varsity
Soccer team sidelined with injuries. Roy Garman and John
Mirro are playing without them.
team won the Division II League Championship. Artie
Schaeffer and Steve Lack play.
J.V. Soccer with Vince and
Frank Coletta and Backman, Cohen, Strafer, and Anselmo played Oct.
It's November 1959
Thanksgiving is coming and we're in the 3rd month of our
Sophomore year at Hicksville High School.
IT WOULDN'T HAVE BEEN THE SAME WITHOUT YOU!!!!!
reunion committee has been very busy getting ready for our big
weekend. Details will
be sent out this week. Looking
forward to seeing old friends and remembering what it was like
when we were young……………
has gone…Do You Remember……….Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper
and Richie Valens???? “Peggy Sue”, “
Lace”, and “Donna”???? How
about the “King”, Elvis????
you ready for the ‘60’s????The Beatles, Wolfman Jack, Jerry
Garcia and the Grateful Dead????? How
about Camelot and JFK????
It’s March 1960
you remember this issue of “The Comet”?????
The smiling face of Stephen Fernbach looks up at us from the
front page. Stephen
leads the entire school scholastically with an average of 97%.
Stephen Lack is 2nd in the sophomore class.
Sophomores on the Honor Roll are listed;
Kim Allen, Pat
John Berlenbach, Leonard
Breeze, Joe Carfora,
Seth Carlin, Robert
Federbush, Sue Froely,
William Harrison, Faith
Heilig, John Mirro, Richard
Powell, MaryLou Rosica,
, and Doug Wannen.
the Latin Student’s Banquet at Wheatly High School,
Kim Allen, John
Berlenbach, and Eve
Cohen helped lead the
singing of the Latin translations of “Old McDonald Had A
Farm”,”Hound Dog”, “Mack the Knife”, “Running Bear”,
and “When Irish Eyes Are Smiling”.
Latin Club published it’s 2nd edition of “Tempora
Latina” (Latin Times), under the direction of their Faculty
Advisor, Mr. Goldberg.
watched the Senior Play “My Sister Eileen”, and try-outs were
held for the
Night Cheerleading Teams. Ricki
Pollack was chosen for
Orange Team and
Jessica Sanders were
chosen for Black Team. Sports
Night will be April 5th.
Me Kate” will be this year’s Musical Comedy.
Denise Sepansky, Tom
Diehl, Paul Bady and
have been selected for the cast.
Electricity, Carpentry, Auto Mechanics, Architectural Drafting,
and Beauty Culture are Vocational Courses being offered to us as
juniors in the fall.
Key Club assisted with Valentine’s and St. Patrick’s Day
parties at the Burwood Home for the Aged Blind.
Breeze, Stephen Lack,
and Seth Carlin will compete April 2nd in the
National Spanish Contest for Secondary School Students.
Buttice is rehearsing the show orchestra for the Spring Musical
“Kiss Me Kate”, and the band is rehearsing for the Spring
Mixed Chorus is pictured with Sophomores,
Rita Paisani, Karen Neal,
Flo Harrison, Ellen
Zoller, Carol Neglia,
Sue Hodges, Margaret Mc Cleneghen,
Joyce Cinculli, Jan
Beisel, Barbara Weber, and Marilyn Perry.
pictured were Judy White, Diane
Haupt, Rita Abramson,
Pat Bilancia, Bonny
Fatula, Rodger Postley,
Moos, Richard DaCosta,
Richard Osborne, Stephen
Lack, and Sal
Not pictured, but also Chorus members were Linda Acevedo,
Holly Lauer, Pat
Jackson, and John
Besides being in Mixed Chorus,
Richard Osborne held the position of Liaison Officer at
Mitchell Air Force Base in this year's special commemoration of
Boy Scouts Government Week.
Carlin has been chosen from 250 applicants who auditioned, to
appear as the
pianist as part of a quest for talent sponsored by radio station
WQXR’s “Musical Talent In Our Schools”
Several teachers and sophomores are mentioned in a column
titled “Can You Imagine”
Mr. Rusch without his crew-cut
Mr. Naso without his saddle shoes
Mrs. Easer without Shakespeare
Pete Anselmo without “Angel”
Mr. Munch without his cuddles
Mrs. Daly without her sophomores
John Korothy without his “Bingo”
Mr. Murphy with blonde hair
The Colettas’ without each other
Mr. Stock not wiring doorknobs
Mr. Galloway without his children
The sophomores not looking towards the future
Dr. Wilsey without this column
Powell was chosen by the Student Council to be one of
’s two delegates to the Syracuse University Leadership Training
Institute to be held at
Coletta, Mike Heney
and Vince Coletta helped the JV Basketball Team win their 8th
game in a row.
Did You Remember????
This is the one of the best presentations of the sixties that I
have ever seen online. It is very well done. Just click on the
link and sit back and enjoy the memories. Great photos,
sounds and facts. If you're not quite old enough to
have been there, feel free to pass it on to someone who is