From the September 28, 1942 Mar-Ken Journal:
MAR-KEN WELCOMES NEW STUDENTS: Mary Vallee, a new ninth grade student from Miss Jeanette’s School.
From the 1943 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, as a Freshman:
Freshman Predictions: MARY VALLEE might have a puppet show and be doing the acting and directing herself. She’ll be known to her admirers as “Pup-eye”.
From the Crossword Puzzle: Possessor of long, brown hair and hazel eyes. Her secret ambition is to be an actress and win the Academy Award.
Mary was Scribe of the Carpe Diem (the Latin Club in 1943).
From the 1944 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, Transvia, “Junior Biographies”:
MARY VALLEE makes a hobby of puppets. Besides this she is a lover of hot fudge sundaes and the name “Bob.” She hopes to go to college and learn to do the “Lindy.”
From the 1945 Mar-Ken School Yearbook, Senior Broadcast page:
MARY VALLEE – Whose principle occupation is worrying, was born Jan. 8, 1929, in L.A. California. Her chief characteristic are her darling hands, which can usually be found holding a hot fudge sundae and of course a spoon. Acting is her greatest talent and favorite saying “That’s ridiculous”. She is destined to become famous as an actress, but first she intends to go to college.
Mary was the Senior Class Treasurer in 1945. Mary is also a member and Treasurer of the Mar-Ken Chapter of the National Honor Society.
Mary was a member of Los Buenos Vecinos (The Good Neighbors, Spanish Club)
1943 – The Youngest Profession
Performer in The Wisteria Trees March 29, 1950 – Sept. 16, 1950