From the January 24, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
Deidre Gale is Business Manager of this issue of “Grades” [school] insert.
From the September 27, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
Deidre Gale is the co-Art Editor of this issue of Mar-Ken Journal – “Grades” [school] insert.
Class Organization: The Junior High room, this year, has been organized according to the United States government. The election was held by ballot. The results are as follows: Legislative Department: Senator – Deidre Gale.
Deidre was at the Girl Scout Camp this summer.
From the October 11, 25, & November 8, 1940 Mar-Ken Journals:
Deidre Gale is co-Art Editor of the student newspaper.
From the Mar-Ken 1940 Primary & Junior High Yearbook:
Deidre was fifth and sixth grade room Librarian in 1940.
From the January 10, 1941 Mar-Ken Journal:
Deidre Gale is the Business Manager of this issue of the Grades section of the Mar-Ken Journal.
From the 1941 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High Yearbook:
Deidre was in the seventh grade in 1941. She served as a Senator in the Junior High School Legislative Department. She was Business Manager of the Mar-Ken Journal; and an Art Editor for the Annual. For the Annual, she co-authored articles on the Posture Class, Chief Clear Sky’s school visit, and on Man and His Boats. In the Annual’s Last Will & Testament there is a reference to the hope that Deidre becomes a pessimist.
From the 1942 Mar-Ken Primary & Junior High School Yearbook:
In the Eighth Grade Last Will & Testament: Deidre Gale bequeaths her fencing ability to Tommy Tobin.
Class Ambitions: Deidre Gale refuses to divulge her real ambition.
Famous Sayin’: Deidre … “England.” (sigh) “I beg your pardon.” (as someone sits on her).
Class Predictions: Deidre … Another problem child. Nobody knows what she will grow up to be.
From the September 28, 1942 & October 13, 1942 Mar-Ken Journals:
Deidre Gale is on the Mar-Ken Journal Staff for these issues of the school newspaper.
From the October 13, 1942 Mar-Ken Journal:
Deidre Gale was elected Freshman Class Secretary.
From the 1943 Mar-Ken Yearbook, as a Freshman:
Freshman Predictions: DEIDRE GALE might be seen fencing with her shadow, trying to improve her technique. “That Shadow is getting better every day.”
From 1944 Mar-Ken Yearbook, Transvia, “Sophomore Biographies”:
DEIDRE GALE was born in London, England. She has done work as an actress and fortunately likes traveling. Among her hobbies is the uncommon sport, fencing. She is a firm Ingrid Bergman supporter.
From the 1945 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, “Junior Biographies”:
Deidre Gale – Treasurer
Born – Nov. 17, 1928. London, Eng.
Greatest talent – fencing
Favorite saying – Juniors please pay your dues
Principal occupation – collecting dues
Chief characteristic – knowing the answers
Favorite food – steak
Destiny – To be an actress.
Deidre was a member of Los Buenos Vecinos (The Good Neighbors, Spanish Club) in 1945. She is also a member of the Mar-Ken Chapter of the National Honor Society.
From the 1946 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, “Senior Biographies”:
Title: Deidre Gale, Class Vice-President
Copyright: London, England
Introduction: Deitz is fastidious about herself. Is the president of The National Honor Society.
Forward: To be a really successful actress.
Illustrations: Eating any kind of food, with the Strains of “As Time Goes By” in the air. Fencing for the U.S.O.
Glossary: “Ye Gods – I don’t know!”
Can you imagine: not holding an office?
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