Principal - Brother Ephrem Hebert, F.S.C.
Assistant Principal - Brother
The Jefferson Parish building boom continued as the I-10 through
New Orleans, Metairie, and Kenner was being completed. Many new homes in Bonnie Park were on the market -- "30 Beautiful
65 and 70' lots 2 blocks from Rummel". "Brand new brick homes across from Francis Rummel High School"
were also for sale. A lot on Toby Lane could be had for $2450, on Rebecca for $3500, or on Janice Avenue at only $3900.
This was the first school year where the Brothers are pictured in the yearbook with coats and ties with the Rummel crest on
their left pockets.
Brother Ephrem remained the Principal as did Brother John as the Assistant Principal. Brother
Mueller joined the administrative staff. New religious faculty members included Brothers Anthony Clement, Brother Adrian,
Fidelis returned to Rummel to teach Algebra and Religion as did Brother Joseph. Religion, French and Spanish was again taught by Brother Victor.
Brother Bruce returned to teach Religion, Chemistry, and
Biology. English teacher Brother
Returning Lay Teachers:
William R. Arthurs -- Typing
Folse Bertaut -- Math
Theodore Cotonio --
History and English
Joseph Dover -- English
Ronnie Doyle -- Civics and Health
William P. Fenner -- History and Physical Education
Anthony Joseph Galliano -- Civics and Head Coach
Charles (Chuck) Guajardo -- Speech and Drama
NEW LAY TEACHERS:
Joseph Bertrand -- Economics and Health
Albert Buford -- English
Kenneth Flair -- Algebra and Science
Hanson -- Physics
Ronald Heckel -- Civics and P.E.
and Rummel became members of the Catholic League in 1966. Don Perret joined coach Galliano as an assistant.
The Christian Brothers Jamboree was held for the first time in Septermber of 1966. Guard Frank Dupri became the first
Rummel grad to sign with LSU.
Possibly the first Rummel senior ring was lost in November of
1966. A Times-Picayne classified ad announced, "Rummel Class Ring S.W.H. Lost vicinity of Fountainbleau
In the Local News:
Jazz great (Papa) Jack Laine died on June 1, 1966 at the age of 93.
The oaks on North Claiborne Avenue, August 1966, before they were destroyed to make way for Interstate 10 and the
surrounding neighborhood was irrevocably changed. [Louisiana Photograph Collection. Municipal Government Collection;
Department of Streets Series] nutrias.org @ http://nutrias.org/~nopl/exhibits/ccmem/5.htm
New Orleans musicians recorded:
Aaron Neville - (Parlo) Tell it Like it Is
Irma Thomas - (Imperial)
It's A Man's-Woman's World
G Davis & R Tyler - (Parlo) Hold On Help Is On the Way
& the Tick Tocks - (Sansu) A Little Tighter
Lee Dorsey - (Amy) Workin' in the Coal Mine / Mexico
Williams - (Deesu) Oo Poo Pah Do Pt 2
Oliver Morgan - (Seven) La La Man
Robert Parker - (Nola) Barefootin',
Let's Go Baby (Where The Action Is), and CC Rider.
Spyder Turner - (MGM) Stand By Me
Firsts for the 1966 - 1967 school year:
Christian Brothers are pictured in the yearbook, not
with their frocks and ascots but with sport coats (with the Rummel crest on their left pockets) and ties.
joined coach Galliano as an assistant football coach.
The Christian Brothers Jamboree was held for the first time in
Septermber of 1966.
Guard Frank Dupri became the first Rummel grad to sign with LSU.