Class Facts

The 16 members of the Class of 1891 were the first graduates of the new North Side High School.

Class Size:16
Principal:John Greer 1888-1890, Waldo W. Hobbs 1891.
Class facts:Started the Alumni, celebrated their 50th reunion in 1941.
Graduation: June 10, 1891; Assembly Hall
Sports facts:None
School facts:Started education in the first high school building constructed outside of downtown.
Class motto:Fideli Certa Merces”

Class of 1892

Class size:34
Class president:No officers listed
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Sports:
Graduation:June 15, 1982; Assembly Hall
Class facts:

Class of 1893

Class size:41
Class president:No officers listed
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Sports:
Graduation:June 14, 1893; Assembly Hall
Class facts:
Class motto:Discovery is Good, Development is
Better”

Class of 1894

Class size:27
Class president:No president listed.
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:None
Sports:Nothing organized, things were just beginning to grow in popularity.
Graduation:June 6, 1894; Assembly Hall
Class facts:Courses were Latin, Literary, Manual and English.
Class motto:“Honors Wait at Lobor’s Gate”

Class of 1895

Class size:37
Class president:None
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:None
Sports:Sports did not officially start until 1896
Graduation:June 5, 1895; Assembly Hall
Class Play:Pickwick Papers
Class facts:Last class to graduate from the 1st North High.
Class motto:Through Difficulties To Success”

Class of 1896

Class size:30
Class president:None
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:None
Graduation:June 2, 1896; Assembly Hall
Sports:Football started when Henry Kost, Class of `96 set up a game against the Class of `97. Ed Jones entered bicycle races and established a record which was still standing in 1910.
Class Options:Courses: Classical, Latin, Literary, English and Manual
Class Facts:First class to graduate from the 2nd North High
Class motto:“He Conquers Who Endures”

Class of 1897

Class size:54
Class president:Hugh Tunsted
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:Football had not started yet.
Sports:Football was being organized.
Graduation:June 10, 1897; Assembly Hall
Class facts:
Class motto:“Not Words, But Deeds”

Class of 1898

Class size:44
Class president:None
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:None
Sports:Football and Track
Graduation:June 10, 1898; Held in the Exposition building combined with East, South and Central High Schools
Class facts:
Class motto:

Class of 1899

Class size:23
Class president:unknown
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports facts:The first high school game was the following:
First football game was against Camden Place, North High won. North lost to East Side by a score of 6 to 0.
Third game was against Anoka, North won 30 to 4.
Graduation:June 8, 1899; Assembly Hall
Class facts:
Class motto:Nunquam Non Paratus”

Classes of 1900

Class size:January: 24
June: 30
Class president:January: Marshall Albee Nye
June: William Charles Adams
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports facts:
Graduation:January 19, 1900; Assembly Hall
June 7, 1900; Assembly Hall
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “Do it Will That Thou
Mayst Do it Twice”
June: “Attempt Not, Or Accomplish
Thoroughly”

Class of 1901

Class size:January: 16
June: 28
Class president:January: unknown
June: Alfred Frank Ham
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports facts:
Graduation:January 17, 1901; Assembly Hall
June 6, 1901; Assembly Hall
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “Quality not Quantity”
June: “Know Thy Opportunity”

Classes of 1902

Class size:January: 16
June: 41
Class president:January: unknown
June: Loring D. Burwell
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports facts:
Graduation:January 16, 1902; Assembly Hall
June 12, 1902; Assembly Hall
Class facts:
Class motto:January: unknown
June: “Possamus Quia Posse Videmur”

Classes of 1903

Class size:January: 16
June: 34
Class president:January: unknown
June: unknown
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports facts:
Graduation:January 23, 1903; Location unknown
June 10, 1903; Assembly Hall
Class facts:No class officers were listed in the commencement programs
Class mottoJanuary: unknown
June: “We Launch Today, Where Should we Anchor”

Classes of 1904

Class size:January: 39
June: 55
Class president:January: unknown
June: unknown
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports facts:
Graduation:January 21, 1904; Assembly Hall
June 9, 1904; Assembly Hall
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “Watch Wheel”
June: “unknown”

Classes of 1905

Class size:January: 21
June: 50
Class president:January: unknown
June: unknown
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports facts:
Graduation:January 18, 1905; Assembly Hall
June 8, 1905; Assembly Hall
Class motto:January: “Esse Quam Riden”
June: “As the Work, So the Reward”
Class facts:The Class of 1905 donated this Grandfather clock to North as their Class gift.

Classes of 1906

Class size:January: 39
June: 68
Class president:January: unknown
June: unknown
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports facts:
Graduation:January 18, 1906; Assembly Hall
June 6, 1906; Assembly Hall
Class facts:No class officers were listed in the commencement programs
Class motto:January: “Superando Omnis
Fortuna Ferendo Est”
June: “Labor Omnia Vincit Improbus”

Classes of 1907

Class size:January: 41
June: 68
Class president:January: unknown
June: unknown
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports:Won the National championship in football
Graduation:January 17, 1907; Assembly Hall
June 6, 1907; Assembly Hall
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “Through Difficulties to Success”
June: “The Most Difficult Yields to Labor”

Classes of 1908

Class size:January: 44
June: 75
Class president:January: William Arthur Patterson
June: Foster Helm Kreis
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:January 16, 1908; Assembly Hall
June 4, 1908; Assembly Hall
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “Factis Non Verbis”
June: “unknown”

Class of 1909

Class size:January: 48
June: 63
Class president:January: Frederick August Maurer
June: Levi M. Hall
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:January 21, 1909; Assembly Hall
June 9, 1909; Assembly Hall
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “unknown”
June: “Volens et Potens”

Classes of 1910

Class size:January: 50
June: 72
Class president:January: Hans E. Braasch
June: Roy H. Wanig
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:Had not started yet
Sports:Football, Baseball, Track and Hockey
Graduation:January 20, 1910; Assembly Hall
June 18, 1910; Assembly Hall
Class facts:The Class of 1910 produced the first yearbook.
Class motto: January: “Culture Means Character”
June: “Through Difficulties to the Stars”

Classes of 1911

Class size:January: 48
June: 93
Class president:January: Robert Lincoln Durham
June: Wallace Earl
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:Not started yet.
Sports:Football: Twin City Champions
Graduation:January 26, 1911; Assembly Hall
June 7, 1911; Assembly Hall
Class facts:Russel Gaylord, KIA WWI
Class yell:Walla-Wee, Walla Weigh, June Eleven, North Side High.
Class motto:January: “A Posse Ad Esse”
June: “Progrede, Non Retrogrede”

Classes of 1912

Class size:January: 46
June: 91
Class president:January: unknown
June: Samuel Gale
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports:Football, Track, Basketball (just forming) Hockey and Baseball
Graduation:January 25, 1912; Assembly Hall
June 13, 1912; Assembly Hall
Class facts:
Class yell:Hula Bula, Zing Zula, Zinga Zula Zah. June `12, North High, Rah, Rah, Rah!
Class mottoJanuary: “RES non DICTA”
June: “Arbeit Besiegt Alles”

Classes of 1913

Class size:January: 65
June: 79
Class president:January: Leo Moses Hirschfield June: Chester Ferdinand Larson
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:The last class to graduate from the 2nd North High.
Class facts:Spent their senior year attending the old Central High School, downtown
Class yell:Boom a zipah, Boom a zipah, Boom a zipah, Bah, June Class `13, Rah, Rah, Rah.
Class motto:January: “With Increased Honor Comes Increased Responsibility”
June: “Build For Character, Not For Fame”

Classes of 1914

Class size:January: 65
June: 80
Class president:January: Harold Neil Rogers
June: Karl Ernest Loth
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports:Tennis first mentioned
Graduation:January 23, 1914; Auditorium
June 11, 1914; Auditorium
Class facts:The first class to graduate from the new 3rd North after North High burned on June 18, 1913.
Class motto:January: “unknown”
June: “Basis Constantia Felicitatis”

Class of 1915

Class size:January: 81
June: 117
Class President:January: Edward Leslie Antlez
June: Walter George Haertel
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Graduation:January 21, 1915; Auditorium
June 10, 1915; Auditorium
Class colors:January: Rose and White
June: Cream and Stem Green
Class motto:January: “A Posse ad Esse
June: “After Labor is Reward”
Class yell:
January: Zippa Wall Zinga Walla, Hula Zippa Zi January 15 North Side High
June: Boom clackety ack clack Boom clackety ack clack Zio zip alay
Hippity ippity ip ki yi
June class `15 North Side High Hip hip Hooray!

Classes of 1916

Class sizeJanuary: 86
June: 126
Class president:January: William Lovejoy Mason June: Donald J. Rogers
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:January 16, 1916; Auditorium
June 16, 1916; Auditorium
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “The Elevator to Succeed is not Running – Take the Stairs”
June: “Fideli certa merces”

Classes of 1917

Class sizeJanuary: 111
June: 146
Class president:January: Clifford V. Pool
June: Gustav A. Eckberg
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:January 25, 1917; Auditorium
June 14, 1917: Auditorium
Class colors:January: Blue and Gold
June: Red, White and Blue
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “Remis Incumbendo non Flintando
June: “Per Angusta ad Angusta”

Classes of 1918

Class sizeJanuary: 116
June: 171
Class president:January: Julius Segal
June: Paul C. Hartig
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:January 24, 1918; Auditorium
June 13, 1918; Auditorium
Class colors:January: Purple and Gold
June: Khaki and Navy Blue
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “Non Finis Sed Meta”
June: “Service, not Reward”

Classes of 1919

Class sizeJanuary: 122
June: 190
December: 115
Class president:January: Ernest Lewis Friend June: Harry W. Abramson
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports:City champions
Graduation:January 3, 1919; Auditorium
June 19, 1919; Auditorium
December 12, 1919; Auditorium
Class colorsJanuary: Blue and Gray
June: Purple and Khaki
December: Old Rose and Black
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “An Ideal, a Struggle, then Victory”
June: “The Door to Success is Labeled Push”
December: “To Strive to Seek, to Find and not to Yield”

Classes of 1920

Class size:March: 20
June: 178
December: 115
Class president:March: Raleigh Bedard
June: Fritz O. Lund
December: Donald A. Roberts
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:March: unknown
June 17, 1920; Auditorium
December 9, 1920; Auditorium
Class colors:March: Gold and Peacock Blue
June: Purple and Peach
December: Peach and Blue
Class facts:The December graduation was instead of the January graduations as in later years.
Class motto:March: “March, Marches Forward
June: “B2”
December: “Build for Character, not Fame”

Classes of 1921

Class size:December: 120
March: 29
June: 199
Class president:December: William Ellery White
March: Milton Jobes
June: Eldon W. Mason
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:June 16, 1921; Auditorium
Class colorsMarch: Old Rose and Gray
June: Steel Grey and Ivy Green
Class yells:Ki Yi, Ki Yi, Rip, Skiddy Eye Yi,
Walla Walla Boola, Tikka Takka Toola,
Rippa Rappa, Zippa Zappa,
December 20, North Side High

Ranga Banga Bula,
Rapa Tapa Tula,
Hula Bula, Walka Zula,
Hula Bula Zi,
March `21, North Side High

Yacki Sacki,
Rippa Rappy,
Rickety Wallacky, Zi,
June Class `21, North Side High
Class facts:June 1921 was the first graduating class over 200
Class mottoMarch: “Labor with Constancy”
June: “Per Aspera ad Astra”

Classes of 1922

Class Size:December: 133
March and June: 233
Class President:December: Edgar W. Nyholm March: Stephen Pawlcyn
June: Luverne Seagren
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports:
Class ColorsDecember: Henna and Gray March: Cerise and Sliver
June: Purple and Gray
GraduationDecember 8, 1921; Auditorium
June 15, 1922; Auditorium
Class memory:
Class motto:December: “Esse Quam Viden”
March: “Ne Tempta aut Perfice”
June: “I will find a way or make one”

Classes of 1923

Class size:December: 146
March and June: 280
Class president:December: William Reitzke
March: Wallace R. Gorder
June: Edgar William Biyer
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Class colors:December: Cardinal and Green
March: Orange and Purple
June: Pink and Nile Green
Sports:
Graduation:December 7, 1922; Auditorium
June 14, 1923; Auditorium
Class facts:
Class motto:December: “Climb, though the way be rugged”
March: “Push Forward”
June: “Character is the only true diploma”

Classes of 1924

Class size:January: 161
June: 305
Class president:January: Raymond Haertel
June: John S. Acker
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports:
Class colorsJanuary: Blue and Peach
June: Gold and Blue
Graduation:January 24, 1924; Auditorium
June 12, 1924; Auditorium
Class facts:June 1924 was the first graduating class over 300.
Class motto:January: “Build for character, not for fame”
June: “Seek Knowledge with Modesty thy Guild” – Pope

Classes of 1925

Class size:January: 186
June: 349
Class president:January: Dudley Ericson
June: Melvin Frank
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Sports:Basketball Champions
Class Colors:January: Violet and White
June: Wisteria & American Beauty
Yell:January: RICKER RACKER FIRECRACKER
ZIP-BOOM-KI;
January -25
NORTH-SIDE-HIGH!!

June: ROBIN HOOD WILLIAM TELL
STOP, LOOK, LISTEN–WHILE WE YELL
WE TAKE THE CAKE, WHY MAN ALIVE
WERE THE JUNE CLASS,25
Class facts:Hall of Busts, 1925
Class motto:January: “The Best is None too Good”
June: “True Service is the Price of
Freedom”

Classes of 1926

Class size:January: 271
June: 345
Class president:January: Stewart O’Shea
June: Donald S. Burris
Class Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Class colors:January: Silver and Blue
June: Violet and Apricot
Sports:
Graduation:January 28, 1926; Auditorium
June 17, 1926; Auditorium
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “Character is the Corner Stone on Which We Build”
June: “In medias res progedere”

Classes of 1927

Class size:January: 197
June: 391
Class president:January: Wallace J. Kraft
June: Milton F. Bach
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Class colors:January: Cardinal and Silver
June: Heliotrope and Amber
Sports:
Graduation:January 27, 1927; Auditorium
June 16, 1927; Auditorium
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “Ought Means Must”
June: “To every man there openeth A high way and a low, And every man decideth the way his soul shall go”

Classes of 1928

Class size:January: 246
June: 356
Class president:January: Neal R. Cullen
June: Elmer Lindfors
Class Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Class colors:January: Green and Gold
June: Apple Green and Ashes of Roses
Sports:
Graduation:January 26, 1928; Auditorium
June 13, 1928; Auditorium
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “Go Forward, Not Backward; Lend a Helping Hand”
June: “Forward, While the Eternal Ages Watch and Wait”

Classes of 1929

Class sizes: January: 243
June: 319
Class presidents: unknown
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming: 
Class colors:January: Orchid and Green
June: Blue and White
Graduations:January 24, 1929; Auditorium
June 13, 1929; Auditorium
 Sports: 
Class fact:
Class motto:January: “Honor Lies in Honest Toil”
June: “True Blue”

Classes of 1930

Class sizes:January: 273
June: 409
Class presidents:
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Class colors: January: Midnight Blue & Gold
June: Blue and White
Sports:
Graduation:January 23, 1930; Auditorium
June 12, 1930; Auditorium
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “Esse Quam Viden”
June: “Live and Help Others to Live”

Classes of 1931

Class size: January: 283
June: 405
Class president:
PrincipalWaldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Class ColorsJanuary: Blue and White
June: Blue and White
Graduation:January 22, 1931; Auditorium
June 11, 1932; Auditorium
Sports:Golf Champions
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “Nothing is Impossible to a Willing Heart”
June: “In Ourselves Our Future Lies”

Classes of 1932

Class size:January: 315
June: 433
Class president:January: Orville Alfreth
June: Harold Bostad
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Graduation:January 28, 1932; Auditorium
June 16, 1932; Auditorium
Class colors:January: Blue and White
June: Blue and White
Sports:
Class facts:
Class mottoJanuary: ‘To Be Rather Then to Seem”
June: “To Strive to Seek, to Find, and Not to Yield”

Classes of 1933

Class size:  January: 281
June: 482
Class president: 
Principal:Waldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming: 
Graduation:February 2, 1933; Auditorium
June 15, 1933; Auditorium
Class colors:January: Blue and White
June: Blue and White
Sports:Basketball, First team to make State tournament, lost 16-13 to Red Wing.
Class facts:The June Class donated this trophy case to North as their Class gift. In the case are the trophies won by the Lady Polars.
Class motto: January: “Forward – Armed with Knowledge”
June: “Thy Conquer Who Believe They Can”

Classes of 1934

Class Size:February: 423
June: 438
Class President:February: Arnold Mandel
June: David M. Conover
PrincipalWaldo W. Hobbs
Homecoming:
Class colors:February: Blue and White
June: Blue and White
Graduation:February 1, 1934; Auditorium
June 4, 1934: Auditorium
Sports:
Class Facts:After their 70th reunion in August 2004, the class agreed to stop having get togethers due to their age and decided to close their books and donate the remaining finances to the Alumni Association for scholarships.
Class motto:February: “Success is to do the Common Thing Uncommonly Well”
June: “Know Thyself to Improve Thyself”

Classes of 1935

Class size:January: 315
June: 564
Class presidentJanuary: George Faust
June: Russel D. Christensen
Principal:Albert M. Banks (class of 1902)
Homecoming:
Graduation:January 24, 1935; Auditorium
June 6, 1935; Auditorium
Class colors:January: Blue and White
June: Blue and White
Sports:
Class facts:The June 35 Class was the first North class to have over 500 graduates.
Class motto:January: “The Greater the Conquered Odds, the Greater the
Victory”
June: “We Will Find a Path or Make One”

Classes of 1936

Class size: January: 355
June: 529
Class president
Principal:Albert M. Banks (class of 1902)
Homecoming:
Graduation:January 23, 1936; Auditorium
June 4, 1936; Auditorium
Class colors:January: Blue and White
June: Blue and White
Sports:
Class facts
Class motto:January:“Building For Tomorrow”
June: “Upward Still and Onward”

Classes of 1937

Class Size:January: 323
June: 552
Class president:January: David Johnson
June: Carl Benson
Principal:Albert M. Banks (class of 1902)
Homecoming:
Graduation:January 10, 1937; Auditorium
June 10, 1937; Auditorium
Class colors:January: Blue and White
June: Blue and White
Sports:
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “Through Difficulties to the Stars”
June: “A Struggle Today, A Victory Tomorrow”

Classes of 1938

Class Size:January: 369
June: 556
Class President:January: Kenneth Nelson
June:
Principal:Albert M. Banks (class of 1902)
Homecoming:
Graduation:January 27, 1938; Auditorium
June, 1938; Auditorium
Class colors:January: Blue and White
June: Blue and White
Sports:
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “Forward to Victory”
June: “unknown”

Classes of 1939

Class size:January: 367
June: 532
Class President:January:
June: Clifford D. Cherry
Principal:Albert M. Banks (class of 1902)
Homecoming
Graduation:January 26, 1939; Auditorium
June, 1939; Auditorium
Class colors:January: Blue and White
June: Blue and White
Sports:
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “Do Not Make Promises
Make Good”
June: “unknown”

Classes of 1940

Class size:January: 365
June: 588
Class presidents:January: Rodney Rye
June: Edward Proszek
Principal:Albert M. Banks (class of 1902)
Homecoming:
Graduation:January, 1940; Auditorium
June, 1940; Armory
Sports:Ski team took second at State meet
Class facts:January Class Prom was held at the Curtis Hotel.
Band facts:The band played before the King and Queen of the British Empire during their trip to Winnipeg.
Class motto:

Classes of 1941

Class size:January: 315
June: 475
Class president:
Principal:Albert M. Banks (class of 1902)
Harry M. Maass
Homecoming:
Graduation:January 22, 1942; Auditorium
June 5, 1942; Auditorium
Class colors:January: Blue and White
June: Blue and White
Sports:
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “Either attempt it not, or Succeed”
June: “We are rich only as we enrich the lives of others”

Classes of 1942

Class size:January: 321
June: 394
Class President:
Principal:Harry M. Maass
Homecoming:
Sports:City Baseball champions
Graduation:January 22, 1942; Auditorium
June, 1942; Auditorium
Class facts:Alwyn Johnson, Alumni Association President 1987-1988

Classes of 1943

Class size:January: 237
June: 371
Class president:January: Ted Johnson
June: Lawrence Gruman
Principal:Harry M. Maass
Homecoming:
Graduation:January 28, 1943; Auditorium
June, 1943; Auditorium
Sports:
Class facts:Joyce (Brose) Momont, Alumni Association Secretary.
The Class has made several donations through the years and the latest was $300 for a 2005 scholarship award.
Class motto:January: “Forward – Upward and Onward”

Classes of 1944

Class size:January: 317
June: 240
Class president:
Principal:Harry M. Maass
Homecoming:
Graduation:January 28, 1944; Auditorium
June, 1944; Auditorium
Sports:
Class facts:
Class motto:

Classes of 1945

Class size:January: 198
June: 327
Class president:January:
June:
Principal:Harry M. Maass
Homecoming:
Graduation:January 25, 1945; Auditorium
June 14, 1945; Auditorium
Sports:
Class facts:
Class motto:January: “Knowledge comes but Wisdom Lingeers.”
June: “The Keys of Learning Unlock the Door to the Future.”

Classes of 1946

Class Size:January: 177
June: 382
Class President:
Principal:Harry M. Maass
Albert M. Bank
Homecoming:
Graduation:January, 1946; Auditorium
June, 1946; Auditorium
Sports:
Alumni facts:Lester Fritsche, Alumni Association Treasurer

Classes of 1947

Class size:January: 270
June: 371
Class President:
Principal:Albert M. Banks
Homecoming:
Graduation:January 30, 1947; Auditorium
June, 1947; Auditorium
Sports:
Class Facts:
Class motto:January: “Build for character, not for fame”.
June: “From the school of life into the life of school.”

Classes of 1948

Class size: January: 291  
June: 447
Class president:Albert M. Bank
Homecoming: 
Graduation:January, 1948; Auditorium
June, 1948; Auditorium
Sports: 
Alumni Facts:Visit the Reunion Photos page to see the class at their 55th reunion.
Class motto: January: “To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.”
June: “He conquers who conquers himself.”

Classes of 1949

Class size:January: 62
June: 492
Class President:January:
June: John Dryer
Principal:Albert M. Bank
Homecoming:
Graduation:January, 1949; Auditorium
June, 1949; Auditorium
Sports:
Class Facts:Last class to have two graduations
Class motto:January: “Hitch you wagon to a star, keep your seat and there you are”.
June: “Service is the price we pay for our space on earth!”

Class of 1950

Class size:515
Class president:Fred McCormick
Principal:Albert M. Bank
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:
Class facts:Class of 1950 was the start of one graduation per year.
Class motto“Our todays are the blocks with which we build the foundations of tomorrow.”

Class of 1951

Class size:442
Class President:Robert L. Burnett
Principal:Albert M. Bank
Homecoming:
Graduation:
Sports:
Class Facts:
Class motto:“From the Life of School unto the School of Life”.

Class of 1952

Class size:424
Class president:James Breeden
Principal:Albert M. Bank
Harry M. Maass
Homecoming:
Graduation:
Sports:
Class facts:
Class motto:“The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future”.

Class of 1953

Class size:432
Class president:W. Dean Moran
Principal:Harry M. Maass
Homecoming:
Graduation:
Sports:
Class facts:
Class motto:“Let us stand and fall by our own work”.

Class of 1954

Class size:403
Class president:Allen Blumenthal
Principal:Harry M. Maass
Homecoming:
Graduation:
Sports:
Class facts:
Class motto:“Thought is the seed of actions”.

Class of 1955

Class size:490
Class president:Thomas Morehouse
Principal:Harry M. Maass
Homecoming:Tied West Cowboys 13-13
Graduation:Hobbs Football Field
Sports:Gymnastics: STATE CHAMPIONS
Ski Jumping: Jim Brandt, City Champion.
See Sports History for photos.
Class facts:
Class motto:Remember that you stand or fall by our own works”

Class of 1956

Class size:528
Class president:Thomas Hedin
Principal:Harry M. Maass
Chester M. Johnson
Homecoming:
Graduation:Hobbs Football Field
Sports:
Class facts:
Class motto:We build for tomorrow but Tomorrow begins today”

Class of 1957

Class size:503
Class president:Vern Beckman
Principal:Chester M. Johnson
Homecoming:Queen: Judy “Miki” Swenson
Versus Edison (lost) “GIVE EDISON THEIR MEDICINE”
Sports:Cross Country: undefeated in dual meets.
Swimming: City Champions.
Diving: John Konkel, State Champion.
Cross Country Skiing: Carl Bohlin, State Champion.
Wrestling: City Champions
Gymnastics: City and Regional Champions
See Sports History for photos.
Graduation:Hobbs Football field
Class Song:“We’ll Be Together Again”
Class facts:The Class of 1957 dedicated their POLARIS Yearbook to retiring faculty member Tom Kennedy 1919-1957
Class motto:“Goals Aimed at Infinity”

Class of 1958

Class size::493
Class president:Gerald Leinfelder
Principal:Chester M. Johnson
Homecoming:October 18, 1957
Sports facts:
Graduation:June 11, 1958;
Hobbs Football Field
Class facts:
Class motto:“We build the Ladder by Which We Rise”

Class of 1959

Class size:509
Class president:Wayne Dvorak
Principal:Chester M. Johnson
Homecoming:
Graduation:Hobbs Football Field
Sports:
Class Motto:“The future belongs to those who prepare for it.”
Class advisor:Lawrence C. Hansen
Class Facts:The senior banquet was held at Dayton’s Skyroom on April 16, 1959
Alumni Facts:During the 20th reunion, Elissa Heilicher was elected the new class president.

Class of 1960

Class size:513
Class president:Wayne Haskell
Principal:Chester M. Johnson
Homecoming:Queen: Karen Anderson
Football Team defeated Vocational 21-0
Sports:Gymnastics team wins State!!
Ski team wins State!!
Clyde Brodt, State Jumping Champion
See Sports History for photos.
Graduation:Hobbs Football Field
Class facts:
Class motto:“All the hopes for a better tomorrow can be realized throughperseverance in the frustrating world of today”

Class of 1961

Class size:
Class president
Principal:Chester M. Johnson
Homecoming:
Graduation:
Sports:
Class facts:
Class motto:

Class of 1962

Class Size:442
President:William P. Ingison
Principal:Chester M. Johnson
Homecoming:
Graduation:Hobbs Field
Class motto:“Life will give you no more than you give it”

Class of 1963

Class size:448
Class president:Brian Grivna
Principal:Chester M. Johnson
Homecoming:
Graduation:
Sports:
Class facts:
Class motto:“Ad astra per aspera”
(To the stars through difficulty or adversity)

Class of 1964

Class size:519
Class president:Tony Wagner
Principal:Chester M. Johnson
Homecoming:Queen: Marie Hagen
October 18, 1963 defeated Vocational 7-6.
Graduation:
Sports:X-Country Skier Wade Britzius won State and Central United State Championships.
See Sports History for photos.
Class facts:
Class motto:“Vestigia Nulla Restrorsum”
(No steps backward)

Class of 1965

Class size:546
Class president:
Principal:Chester M. Johnson
Graduation:
Homecoming:Queen: Joni Engleson
North won over South 27-0
Sports:Track team places second at State.
880 Relay team sets new State record. Ed Wade, Frank Holley, Jerrell Guy and Daryl Lynn
Class motto:If you will it – it is no dream

Class of 1966

Class size:567
Class President:Terry Tomkins
Principal:Chester M. Johnson
Homecoming:Queen: Colleen Chell
North victory over Vocational Volts 13-6
Sno-King:Tom Sullivan
Sports:Skiers win City, district and place 7th at State. Gymnastics placed second at Region Five.
Graduation:Hobbs Footbal Field
Classs facts:
Class motto:“All of the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today”

Class of 1967

Class size:566
Class President:Douglas D. Perry
Principal:Chester Johnson
Homecoming:Queen: Jeannie Stabelow
Sports:
Graduation:June 13, 1967
Hobbs Football Field
Class facts:
Class Motto:Forward with Faith in Others

Class of 1968

Class size:
Class president:Ron Nelson
Principals:Chester Johnson
Roland Delap
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:June 16, 1968
Hobbs Football Field
Class fact:
Class motto:“All the hopes for a better tomorrow can be realized through perseverance in the frustrating world of today”

Class of 1969

Class size:569
Class president:
Principal:Roland R. Delapp
Homecoming:
Graduation:Hobbs Football Field
Sports facts:
Alumni facts:Ed Enstrom, Alumni Association President.
Class motto:

Class of 1970

Class size:469
Class President:
Principal:Roland R. Delapp
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:
Class facts:
Class motto:“Now in tomorrow yet with hope for today tho’ Seventy in time”

Class of 1971

Class size :408
Class President:Charles Everson
Principal:Roland DeLapp
Homecoming:
Graduation :Hobbs Football Field
Class advisor:
Class fact:
Class motto:

Class of 1972

Class size:275
Class president:Tom Brophy
Principal:Roland R. Delapp
Homecoming:
Graduation:Hobbs Football Field
Class facts:Painted the wooden bleachers blue and white the summer before their senior year.
Sports facts:Boys basketball won regions. Andy Desmond won district ski jumping.
Class advisor:Richard Kramer
Class motto:
Alumni fact:Dewane Pagel, Alumni Association President, 1991-2008; Billie Bolden, Alumni Association President 2008

Class of 1973

Class size:278
Class President:Valerie J. Sawyer
Principal:Mr. Roffers
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:
Class facts:Last Class to graduate from the 3rd North High.
Class motto:

Class of 1974

Class size:
Class President:
Principal:Mr. Roffers
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:Jacobi Gymnasium
Class facts:First class to graduate from the 4th North High.
Class motto:

Class of 1975

Class size:338
Class President:Kyle S. Ray
Principal:Dr. Richard Green
(Class of 1942)
Homecoming:
Graduation:Jacobi Gymnasium
Sports:
Class fact:
Class motto:

Class of 1976

Class size:264
Class President:Douglas Brophy
Principal:Dr. Richard Green
(Class of 1942)
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:Jacobi Gymnasium
Drum Majors:Doug Brophy and Gwendolyn Clark
Class fact:
Class motto:

Class of 1977

Class Size:303
Class President:Charlotte McGregor
Principal:Dr. Larry Zimmerman
Homecoming:
Graduation:Jacobi Gymnasium
Sports:
Class fact:
Class motto:

Class of 1978

Class size:307
Class president:Roosevelt Pargo
Principal:Dr. Larry Zimmerman
Homecoming:Queen: Renee Cichoski
GraduationJacobi Gymnasium
Sports:
Class facts:
Class motto:

Class of 1979

Class size:
Class President:
Principal:Fred J. Sheridan
Homecoming:
Graduation:Jacobi Gymnasium
Class gift:
Class Motto:

Class of 1980

Class size:
Class President:Wenetta Westbrook
Principal:Fred J. Sheridan
Homecoming:Queen: Jenny Stewart
Sports:Boys State Basketball Champions
Track team: Region five champions
Graduation:Jacobi Gymnasium
Class facts:Prom: May 4, 1979

Class of 1981

Class size:298
Class President:Adam L. Randall
Principal:Jerome B. Simondet
Homecoming:Queen: Cynthia Brown
King: Adam Mosley
Sports facts:
Sno-Daze:Queen: Felicia Franklin
King: Ronnie Salone
Graduation:Jacobi Gymnasium
Class facts:2001 Shaquanna Terry, essay winner
Class motto:

Class of 1982

Class size:
Class president:
Principal:Jerome B. Simondet
Homecoming
Sports facts:
Graduation:Jacobi Gymnasium
Class facts:

Class of 1983

Class size:213
Class President:Mark Eubanks
Principal:Robert H. Lynch
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:June 2, 1983
Jacobi Gymnasium
Class Facts:

Class of 1984

Class size:194
Class President:Trent E. Bowman
Principal:Robert H. Lynch
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:May 31, 1984
Jacobi Gymnasium
Class facts:
Class motto:

Class of 1985

Class size:240
Class President:
Principal:Robert H. Lynch
Homecoming:
Graduation:Jacobi Gymnasium
Class facts:
Class motto:

Class of 1986

Class size:255
Class President:
Principal:Robert H. Lynch
Homecoming:
Graduation:Jacobi Gymnasium
Class gift:
Class motto:“For yesterday is but a reflection, and tomorrow a vision”

Class of 1987

Class size:
Class president: Marcellina Shannon
Principal:Willarene Beasley
Homecoming:
Sports facts:
Graduation:Jacobi Gymnasium
Class facts:
Class motto:

Class of 1988

Class size:198
Class President:Geri Williams
Principal:Willarene Beasley
Homecoming:
Graduation:June 8, 1988
Jacobi Gymnasium
Alumni facts:Peter Macon is an actor at the Guthrie Theater (2005)
Class motto:

Class of 1989

Class size:
Class president
Principal:Willarene Beasley
Homecoming:
Graduation:Jacobi Gymnasium
Sports:
Class facts:Class of 1989 website
Class motto:

Class of 1990

Class size:228
Class President:Glenn Ford
Principal:Willarene Beasley
Homecoming:
Sports:Boys basketball: won Regions and runner up at State Class AA
Graduation:Hobbs Field
Class gift:Notification billboard outside the school donated with the Class of 1991.
Class motto:

Class of 1991

Class size:197
Class president:Lanise Belvin
Principal:Harlan Anderson
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:The 100th Graduation of North High
Class facts:Donated notification sign with the Class of 1990.
Class motto:

Class of 1992

Class size:219
Class president:Gloria Shannon
Principal:Harlan Anderson
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:June 10, 1992
Jacobi Gymnasium
Class facts:
Class motto:

Class of 1993

Class size:181
Class president:Kara Holmes
Principal:Harlan Anderson
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:Jacobi Gymnasium
Class facts:
Class motto:

Class of 1994

Class Size:180
President:Gary Courtney
Homecoming:
Principal:Harland Anderson
Sports:
Graduation:June 12, 1994
Jacobi Gymnasium
Prom:Theme: “A Ribbon in The
Sky”
Class motto:

Class of 1995

Class size:227
Class president:DeAnna Smith
Graduation:Jacobi Gymnasium
Principal:Birch Jones
Homecoming:
Sports:Boy’s Basketball: State Champions
Class motto:

Class of 1996

Class size:200
Class president:Japhus Dent III
Principal:Birch Jones
Homecoming:Queen: Deanna Smith,
Football Team Defeated Roosevelt 24-6
Sports:Boys Basketball: City Champions, Region 5AA Champions
Sweet 16 State Champions
Graduation:June 6, 1996
Jacobi Gymnasium
Class facts:
Class motto:

Class of 1997

Class size:219
Class president:Johanna Sundholm
Principal:Birch Jones
Homecoming:Queen: Eleana Johnson
King: Kenny Caldwell
Sno Daze
Sports:Boys Basketball: State Champions.
Girls Basketball: State Tournament Second place.
Graduation:Jacobi Gymnasium
Class facts:
Class motto:

Class of 1998

Class size:204
Class president:Mitchell Williams
Principal:Birch Jones
Homecoming:Queen: Maia Atlas
King: Mitchell Williams
Sports:Lady Polars State Basketball Champions!!
Graduation:Jacobi Gymnasium
Class facts:
Class motto:

Class of 1999

Class size:160
Class president:
Principal:Birch Jones
Homecoming:Defeated Southwest 57-6
King & Queen: Christopher Rogers and Veronica Harris
Sports:Basketball: Lady Polars are STATE CHAMPIONS!!
Graduation:Jacobi Gymnasium
Class facts:
Class motto:“Let’s party because it’s 1999”

Class of 2000

Class size:138
Class president:
Principal:Birch Jones
Homecoming:Queen: Tisa Thomas
King: Mohammad Ojarigi
Sports:
Graduation:Jacobi Gymnasium
Class facts:North had only one hockey Player; Shawn Peterson, who played for the EHN team (Edison, Henry & North)
Class motto:“We’ve Only Just Begun”

Class of 2001

Class size:314
Class president:Lakisha Ross
Principal:Ron Simmons
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:Minneapolis Auditorium
Class facts:
Class motto:“It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye”

Class of 2002

Class size:335
Class president:
Principal:Ron Simmons
Homecoming:King & Queen: Greg Clark and Kandice Robinson
Sports:Basketball Lady Polars finished second at State Tournament
Graduation:Minneapolis Auditorium
Class facts:
Class motto:“The Sky’s the Limit”

Class of 2003

Class size:  301
 Class president: 
Principal:Ron Simmons
 Homecoming:Queen & King: DeKevia Cole and Travis Koehn
 Sports:Football posted a season record of 9-2. Region % Champions.
Basketball: Lady Polars are STATE CHAMPIONS.
See Sports History for photos.

Boys Basketball: State 4A Champions. James Davis, Justin Burgess, and Kamron Taylor named to All-State Tournament Team.
Mike Henderson
 Graduation: June 8, 2003
Minneapolis Auditorium
 Class facts: 
Class motto:“I Believe I Can Fly”

Class of 2004

Class size:  304
 Class president:  Tyrai Bronson
Principal:Ron Simmons
 Homecoming:Lost to the Roosevelt Teddies 13-12
Kings & Queen: Willie Shuford, Amanda Robinson and Jermaine Jennings
 Sports: Boys Basketball: Region Champions, State Participants
Basketball: Lady Polars are STATE CHAMPIONS for second year in a row!!
See Sports History for photos.
 Graduation: June 8, 2004
Minneapolis Auditorium
 Class facts: 
Class motto:

Class of 2005

Class size:265
Class president:Tasha Byers
Principal:Michael Favor
(Class of 1984)
Homecoming:
Sports:Basketball: Lady Polars are STATE 3A
CHAMPIONS for a THIRD year in a row!!
They defeated Holy Angels 71-45.
See Sports History for photos.
Graduation:June 8, 2005
Minneapolis Auditorium
Class facts:
Class motto:“Only the Strong Survive in 2005”

Class of 2006

Class size:238
Class president:Ambreasha Frazier
Principal:Michael Favor
(Class of 1984)
Homecoming:King: Derek Parker
Queen: Keeyanna Wesley
Lost 41-20 to Roosevelt
Sports:
Graduation:June 10, 2006
Minneapolis Auditorium
Class fact:
Class motto:“Proud to a Fault-Educated to a Degree in 2006″

Class of 2007

Class size:221
Class presidents: Der Her and Arsenio Ward
Principal:Michael Favor
(Class of 1984)
Homecoming:Lost 20-18 to South
Sports:
Graduation: June 7, 2007
Minneapolis Auditorium
Class facts:
Class motto:“Pot of Gold”

Class of 2008

Class size:
Class presidents:Reo Patton
Principal:Ellen Stewart
(Class of 1985)
Homecoming:Lost 50-0 to Wayzata
Sports:
Graduation:June 10, 2008
Minneapolis Auditorium
Class facts:
Class motto:“A Picture is Worth 2008 Words”

Class of 2009

Class size:142
Class presidents:
Principal:Ellen Stewart
(Class of 1985)
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:June 4, 2009
Northrup Auditorium
Class facts:
Class motto:“It Too 2009 Years to Get a Class this Great”

Class of 2019

Class size:105
Class presidents:
Principal:Ellen Stewart
(Class of 1985)
Homecoming:
Sports:
Graduation:June 6, 2010
Northrup Auditorium
Class facts:
Class motto:“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us”