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THE NEWSPAPER OF THE STUDENT ASSOCIATION
VOLUME X, NUMBER 6
GOLDSBORO, N. C., MARCH 19, 1937
50 CENTS A YEAR
1937 Brings Back
To GHS Students
SEVEN SENIORS INITIATED
Scholarship, Leadership, Character
and Service Are Requirements
Seven seniors—Mary Baddour,
Rosanna Barnes, William Dees,
Marshall McDowell, Everette
Proud, Jane Smith and Ozello
"Woodward—were yesterday initiat
ed with impressive ceremony into
the National Honor Society.
Further evidence of what it means
to be on the Class A list is the re
storation of the National Honor So
ciety in GHS. At the time the Hi
JSTews went to press plans were be
ing made to tap a number of seniors
yesterday at assembly. The last in
duction was in 1935.
For a student to be considered
he must have the qualities of serv
ice, leadership, character, and
scholarship. According to the
N.H.S. handbook for a student to be
considered as having service he
must have a willingness to render
cheerfully and enthusiastically
any service to the school when
ever called upon, a willingness to do
thoroughly any assigned service in
school procedure; a readiness to
show courtesy to visitors by acting
as a guide, to sell tickets, to look
after concessions, to act as a big
brother or sister or underclassmen,
or to assist students behind in their
work; a willingness to uphold
scholarship and maintain a loyal
school attitude; a willingness to
render any other worth-while serv
ice to the school or community.
T0 be considered as having leader
ship he must have a degree of initia-
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GHS College Freshmen
Make Good Records
Contrary to the ideas of students
who seem to think that ignoring
the more difficult studies makes no
difference are the mid-term grades
of the college freshmen who gradu
ated from GHS.
From the total amount of all work
taken by the total number of GHS
freshmen in college, 92.5 per cent
are passing, and 7.5 per cent are
Of the students who were recom
mended by GHS officials, 12.2 per
cent made A’s; 28.6 per cent, B’s;
36.1 per cent C’s; 15.1 per cent D’s
and 1 per cent incomplete.
One year of journalism is equal
to an extra course in English. Of
the students from the class of ’36
who had journalism in GHS none
were failures, four made A’s, four
B’s, and one made D.
Three made A’s, one made a B
and another a C on mathematics
from the number who had advanced
There were no failures in science
by college freshmen of GHS who
had completed three years in high
Of all the grades made, the high
est were on mathematics and science
with English ranking third.
Types Caf-alogue Cards
Coleen McClenny, ’37, has spent
many hours typing the cards for
the card catalogue cabinet with the
P.-T.A. donated to the library last
Through her work students will
be able to use the cabinet in the near
The above are the officers of the
newly organized Student Associa
tion. Reading left to right, bottom
row, Olivia Ferguson, correspond
ing secretary; Rosanna Barnes, re
cording secretary. Top row, left to
right, Marshall McDowell, vice
president; and William Dees, pres
GHS Portrays Aycock
In State-wide Pageant
From five to seven thousand stu
dents over North Carolina, from the
first grade through college, are pre
paring to present their part of the
North Carolina Public Education
Centennial to be held in Durham on
April 23, in the Duke stadium.
The Centennial is divided into dif
ferent episodes of the education of
North Carolina, Avith each school
entered taking part. Goldsboro will
eiitict o±ie of Govei'iior Charles B.
Aycock’s pleas for public education
in North Carolina and “The Turn
ing Point of Education in North
Sixty-five students in Goldsboro
will take part in the pageant.
Everette Proud will play the part
of a well to-do citizen arguing with
a farmer who is against education,
taken by James Zealy. The leading
part, that of Charles B. Aycock, has
not been decided upon. Randolph
Middleton is taking the part of Dr.
J. Y. Joyner.
Miss Sarah Chaffin was to direct
Goldsboro’s part but due to her ill
ness, Miss Margaret Kornegay is
Only 3 of 801 Students
Are Without T.B. Test
. From a student population of
801 GHS is proud to say that only
three of its members are still with
out the tuberculosis test.
In the recent test about 65 re
ceived the tuberculosis treatment.
Though not unanimous as we hoped
for, this step put Goldsboro far
along the road toward the preven
tion of a disastrous epidemic.
Dr. McPheeters is grateful for
the student cooperation during the
In Gym Tonight
Seniors Reserve Camping Grounds
and Offer Entertainment
From 8 'Til?
The Seniors! ‘‘Hobo Convention”
will be in full swing toniglit. Tramps
galore will adorn the gym. Bums
will reign over all. It’s Hobo Day
Side shows, night clubs, and floor
shows will be there to entertain you.
Tin cans will welcome you. Bark
ers will bid you in at every turn.
Dancing, singing, and music galore
—‘‘Ladeez and gentlemen, right
over here, “The Seven Wonders of
the World, the on—ly one! She’s
alive, the woman with three heads!
Walk right in Ladeez and gentle-
“Right over here, Parisian Night
Club! See Paris at night. Now,
let’s leave Pai*ee and go to the Beer
Gardens of Vienna. The Singing
Quartette, the Dancing German
Girl, everything you want.”
So grab a frail, my fellow bums,
and meet us at the gym tonight at
eight o’clock prepared to camp from
eight ’til ? among the other tin
Will be Held April 2
Dorothy Parker and Marshall
McDowell, negative, and Irene
Mitcham and Rosanna Barnes, af
firmative, will represent GHS in
Kinston and Wilmington in the tri
angular debate on April 2.
They will argue the query Re
solved, “That all Electric Light and
Power Utilities should be goverii-
mentally Owned and Operated.” The
question conies under the World
Problem—Private Ownership versus
The debaters are studying in the
double period history and English
classes. Because they were in
terested in debating, and because
Miss Beasley, who is coaching them
did not have outside time to help
others, debating was limited to these
Association in 1st Election
Chooses Dees For Leader
OF THE FIRST BOARD
JUNIOR FORUM TO
BEGIN NEXT WEEK
Goldsboro’s Junior Forum will
be initiated next week under the
direction of Mr. John Barclay,
Goldsboro was one of the four
schools in the Seven-County Forum
to ask for the junior type of forum.
Seven-County Forum speakers to
talk in the near future are: Mrs.
Laura W. McMullen, David M.
Trout, Charles N. Barrows, Emil
Lengyel, Joseph S. Kornfeld and
S. J. Hocking.
DOWN the HALLS
Check-up: a last minute check-up
showed that Bobby Hatch, ’37, and
Berta Parks, ’39, were not included
on the term honor roll published in
the February 26 issue of the Hi
Honored:'Betsy Parks, ’36, was
recently elected President of the
Student Government Organization
at Anderson College, where she is
a Freshman. She will take over the
office next fall.
Initiative: Grass covered the field
near the baseball diamond. Balls
could not be .fotmd when knocked
in it. So the baseball squad got to
work and burned the field oft'.
They Can’t Understand: During
the recent Concert Prograpis, which
were held in our auditorium, visitors
from Kinston, Smithfield, Raleigh
and other near-by cities couldn’t
understand how we keep our build
ing so clean. “Cooperation, that’s
how we do it,” stated one student.
“We have respect for our building,”
Act Three: The cast of ‘‘Life Be
gins at 16,” the Junior Play, is re
hearsing act three.
Because they were setting a pre-
'jedent in the way voting is to be
carried on in Student Association
elections, the Board of Elections
have had a big job on their hands
for the past three weeks.
The work of the Board at the
time the Hi News went to press
was submitted by the chairman,
Everette Proud, as follows:
(1) Set the dates for Nomination
Week, campaign speeches and voting
within the 10-day limit provided
by the constitution.
(2) Established Room 20 (ad
visor’s home room) to accept nomi
nations and answer questions which
(3) Established the place and
manner of elecion. (Board suggests
two polls at the next election.)
(4) Kept nominees posted on all
home room bulletin boards.
(5) Kept Council and assembly
notified of the actions and work of
(6) Had members on Board Avho
were nominated for offices dropped
(7) Met every afternoon to take
care of nominations made during
the day and other business.
(8) Called meeting of candidates
and managers to arrange assembly
program of campaign speeches.
(9) Had ballots printed with clear
(10) Registered every one in
school ill registration books.
(11) Appointed one or more mem
bers of each class to hold polls.
(12) Counted votes and provided
for second election.
(13) Interviewed Mr. Scott B.
Berkley, local lawyer, as to the cor
rect way to proceed about holding
a third election.
The Board of Elections, ’37:
Everette Proud, chairman, Sam
Teague, Ted Burwell, Charles Liles,
Ray Rouse, Mrs. Middleton, faculty
School Saved Large Sums
By Seven GHS Printers
Through the work of seven boys
in the print shop and Mr. Johnson,
the Goldsboro Public Schools are
saved much riioney annually.
Since the printing equipment
was installed in 1934, the shop has
done all the work of the Goldsboro
schools, both white and colored.
Among the things printed in the
shop are posters for the Seven
County Forum and all report cards
for the Goldsboro schools. In the
near future calling cards, mono
gram certificates, commencement
programs and Junior Play tickets
will be made.
In addition to these the handbook
for incoming Freshmen, which will
be compiled by the Student As
sociation council, will be printed.
Each printer is keeping a scrap
book of the work done in the print
shop. The printers are Joe Pear
son, Morris Warrick, Earl Hollo-
well, Richard Reeves, Floyd Huff
man, Rae Johnson and William
REVOTE HELD FOR 2 OFFICES
Marshall McDowell, Olivia Ferguson
and Rosanna Barnes Are
With the initiation of student
’)articipation in GHS William Dees
has been elected president to lead
the Student Association on the right
path through the remainder of the
The under-ofticers named to serve
were Marshall McDowell, vice pres
ident; Rosanna Barnes, recording
secretary; and Olivia Ferguson, cor
Voting polls were open in the lobby
of the auditorium at both lunch
periods and after school on March
11. The votes were counted that
afternoon, and it was found that a
second election would have to be
held for corresponding secretary and
treasurer, as no one rcceivcd a
On March 12 a second election
was held during home room period
with the corresponding secretary
being decided, but again no one
running for treasurer received a
simple majority. At the time the
Hi News went to press the date for
the third election had not been de
The Board of Elections decided
not to use the Australian ballot sys
tem, which requires one to register
before voting. Instead they regis
tered every one In !?chool ivnd con
ducted the election without secret
ballots. A Board member remarked
that this method saved time and
that in years to come the incoming
Freshman Class would he the only
ones to register.
The week of March 1-5 was
“nomination week,” during which
the students could add nominations
to those already made by the nomi
nating committee. Those nominated
by the committee were: President,
William Dees; vice president, James
11 eyward; recording secretary, Har
riet Noell; corresponding secretary,
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SCHOOL BOARD LOSES
MR. GEORGE S. DEWEY
The School Board has lost an in
terested, serviceable member through
the resignation of Mr. George S.
Probably the most outstanding
work of Mr. Dewey W'as his service
as chairman of the Building Com
mittee for the Goldsboro High
School Building. At the time Mr.
Dewey was the one man on the
Board who knew construction and
In 1932, when the auditorium
was completed, the Board of
Trustees paid Mr. Dewey the fol
lowing tribute which was recorded
in their minutes:
Be it resolved: That the Board
of Trustees of the Goldsboro Schools
express its sincere approval of the
faithful, conscientious, intelligent
work of the chairman of the Build
ing Committee, George S. Dewey, in
the erection of the new high school.
Until he became ill, Mr. Dewey
served as chairman of the Board.
He kept in touch with every part
of the school work. Even the com
mittees that he did not serve on ho
kept in touch with.
“Mr. Dewey has as much in
terest in the work of the school as
he does in his personal affairs, some
times more,” stated Colonel John
D. Langston. “Even when he was
11, he kept up' with the Board