During your decade’s Week of Giving, we invite you to think back to your time here at Brewster as you scroll through photos and questions.

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A Look Back at the 1940s

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Class of 1940

What senior play was performed in May 1940?
Answer
Tons of Money
How many students were in your graduating class?
Answer
18

Class of 1941

What were the team sports this year?
Answer
Football, field hockey, skiing, ice hockey, baseball, tennis.
Who directed the joint Glee Club concert in Chapel Hall at Commencement?
Answer
Directors Mr. Vaughan and Miss Cook

Class of 1942

Where was your Junior Prom held?
Answer
At the Casino
How many classmates graduated your senior year and how many of these started as freshman?
Answer
31 and 21

Class of 1943

What was the name of the concert introduced this year?
Answer
Cate Fund Concert
What publication was inaugurated this year?
Answer
The Brewster Briefs

Class of 1944

Who directed and ended up playing a part at the last minute in your senior play?
Answer
Mrs. Vaughan in “Lay Down, You’re Dead”
What new course was added to the curriculum this year?
Answer
Red Cross Home Nursing

Class of 1945

What play did your class perform on the Temple Auditorium stage?
Answer
“Almost Eighteen”
How many Brewster students enlisted in the Armed Forces this year?
Answer
8

Class of 1946

What were the two big parties held your senior year?
Answer
Freshman reception, Christmas party
What sports team was re-introduced after a four year hiatus?
Answer
Boys’ ice hockey

Class of 1947

How many students were in your class?
Answer
52
What was the senior class play and where was it performed?
“Our Town” at the Masonic Temple

Class of 1948

What new sport was added to the school roster this year?
Answer
Boxing
What new organization was launched during your senior year and what was the price of a membership?
Answer
The Outing Club with its membership card for fifty cents

Class of 1949

What was the senior play you performed March 17th?
Answer
“You Can’t Take It With You”
What event did your class host on Halloween night?
Answer
Freshman Reception

And Now …

These recent photos show the life and traditions of Brewster today. While some things change, other school traditions remain the same.

How many students attend Brewster today?
Answer
360
How many countries and U.S. states are represented in the Brewster student body?
Answer
Brewster students come from over 27 countries and 25 U.S. states

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