This Gazette throwback appeared in the May 24, 1973 edition.
“Graduation ceremonies will be held Thursday, May 24 at 8:00 p.m. for eighth grade students at Scales Mound. Graduating will be front row from left: Tina Allend, Vickie Kriebs, Kim Fiedler, Cindy Rogers. Second row from left: Donna Busch, Mary Wurm, Susan Podnar, Nancy Ehrler, Wanda Stienstra, Susan Haenert. Third row from left: Bonnye Brickner, Gina Menzemer, Patti Kieffer, Sandra Burbach, Mary Redington. Fourth row from left: David Doyle, Tony Edwards, Doug Anderson, Daryl Schultz, Steve Hoyer, Jeff Hesselbacher. Fifth row from left: Herb Bates, James Curran, Danny Schultz, Doug Knuckey, Kevin Altfillisch, Tim Lisk. Sixth row from left: Dale Skaggs, James Lisk, Davis Knauer, David Virtue and Alan Vondran. Susan Stoewer is absent. Mrs. Wilbur Pogeman is the home room teacher.”