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 1950s

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Class of 1950

Which team had a 12-0 season under Coach Barnick?
Answer
Football
What new course was introduced by Mr. Genewich this year?
Answer
Music Appreciation

Class of 1951

Which team had a spectacular winter season?
Answer
Girls ski team
What new activity was reactivated this year by the Outing Club?
Answer
Mountain climbing

Class of 1952

What was the name of the senior play this year?
Answer
“See How They Run” (Remember the dress rehearsal!)
How many students were in your graduating class?
Answer
34

Class of 1953

What new organization formed under the leadership of Mr. Hurst and Mr. Brown?
Answer
Photography Club
What play took 6 weeks of preparation but left seniors with many memories?
Answer
"June Mad"

Class of 1954

Which team became New England champions this year?
Answer
Boys’ soccer
What school event added $500 to the senior class treasury?
Answer
The senior play “Out of the Frying Pan”

Class of 1955

What was the name of the first senior play to be given in the Brewster gymnasium?
Answer
“Kiss and Tell”
Who was the head coach of the first basketball team to play in the Rogers Building gym?
Answer
Coach Whalen

Class of 1956

What new team was led by Coach Whalen this year?
Answer
Boys’ ice hockey
What was this year’s play?
Answer
“Best Foot Forward”

Class of 1957

Who did you dedicate your yearbook to?
Answer
Mr. Scott
What was the name of your spring play about a unique trial sequence?
“Night of January 16th.”

Class of 1958

What group of students put on successful dances to earn money for their outfits?
Answer
Brewster’s Boosters
What was the name of Brewster’s band?
Answer
The Bopcats

Class of 1959

What were some of the Freshman Initiation tasks on your senior “pirate ship” ?
Answer
Giving shampoos, measuring the gym, finding money!
Who bid farewell to Brewster after 17 years of committed service?
Answer
Mr. and Mrs. Rogers

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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