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All juniors will
t&ke PSAT Saturday,
October 22, Room 320.
James B. L. Rug to
Speak in Girls' Dorm
Wednesday, 8:30 p.m.
Vol. I, No. 2
North Carolina School of the Arts
October 18, 1966
Debbie Carnes and Anne Peacock have been selected as National Merit Semi-Finalists.
Debbie and Anne were among the 804,468 students from 17,494 secondary high schools who
took the National Merit Scholarship Quali
PSAT SET FOR OCl 22
All high school juniors are
required to take the Preliminary
Scholastic Aptitude Test which will
be administered here Saturday,
October 22. Miss Dorethea Bell and
Mrs. Forbes will monitor the test
which will begin at 8:45 a.m. in
room 320. The PSAT can provide
information early in the year which
will help students in choosing
The PSAT cannot replace
the SAT and is not intended as
an admissions test; however, being
a timed multiple- choice test, the
PSAT can prepare the student for
the SAT and achievement tests.
Students are reminded that they
are not required to fill out any
preliminary application to take the
dancers TO ATTEND
On Thursday, October 20, the
NCSA dance department will attend the
performance of the American Ballet
Theatre, under the auspices of the
Winston-Salem Civic Music Association
The dancers traveled to
Durham on October 14 to see the
Martha Graham Company perform at
Duke University. Earlier in the
afternoon, modern dance students
Marie Berry, Ellen Baxter, Lee
Harper, Georgiana Holmes, Kathy
Wheeler, David Ray, Mannie Rowe, and
Leland Schwantes took a master class
given by David Wood, teacher at the
School of Performing Arts in New York
City and performer with the Graham
The dance department is now
in rehearsal for " The Nutcracker "
to be produced in December in
conjunction with the activities
planned, to celebrate the 200*^
anniversary of Winston-Salem.
Harper Elected to
Dinny Harper, dance student,
was recently elected by fellow dancers
to fill the vacancy in the student
government. She will also serve on the
fying Tests last February 26 or March 1.
From these students approximately 14,000
top-scoring persons were named semi
finalists. The number of semi-finalists
in the state is less than one percent
of the graduating seniors in the state.
Never have the number of semifinalists
to attain finalist status fallen below
All of the high school juniors
took the NMSQT last year, and Mr. Kimzey
announced that the test will be administ
ered to all high school juniors this
Debbie, a modern dance student,
is from Carboro, North Carolina. Anne,
a piano student of Mr. Howard Aibel,
is from Raleigh, North Carolina.
RUSH TO SPEAK WED.
Mr. James B.L. Rush, assistant to
Dr. Giannini in the administration of the
school and Director of Planning and Devel
opment, will be the featured speaker on
October 19 at 8:30 in the girls' dorm. He
will speak on the administrative aspects
of the school.
After having received his A.B.
from Williams College and his M.S. from
Columbia University, Mr. Rush worked on
New York State newspapers until the out
break of World War II. He served in the
Glider Troops and on the staff of
General Patton's Third U.S. Army in the
European Theatre during the war, achieving
the rank of major. After the war Mr. Rush's
interest revolved around teaching English
and journalism at Colby College in Maine.
In 1947, he joined the Winston-Salem Journal
staff as copy editor. Before accepting his
position at NCSA, Mr. Rush was Associate
Editor of the Journal and Sentinel .
" Oklahoma " To Be Presented
The movie " Oklahoma " will be
shown at NCSA on the evening of November 5.
The selection was made at a recent meeting
of the film committee.
The large dance studio will
be converte^d into a movie theatre, and
students may bring blankets on which to
sit. The film committee requests that there
be no smoking.
Hall board in her new capacity.