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June 3, 1940
the full moon
Cast of 'Mama's Baby Boy’, Senior Play of 1940
^Jiool Cafeteria Scene
Of Senior Class Banquet
Albemarle Chapter of the National Honor Society, 1940
This is the east of Mama’s Baby Boy”, a three act comedy, pre
sented by the Senior Class on April 26.
Mama s Baby Boy Is Presentation
Given By Senior Class April 26th
Proceeds Used As Gift
The annual Senior banquet was
held m the school cafeteria Fri
day night, May 10.
Speeches were made by Mr
Grip, Mr. Gibson, Mr. Frank n!
After the speeches dinner was
served, consisting of fried chicken
peas, creamed potatoes, stuffed to
matoes olives, celery, salted nuts,
hot rolls, iced tea, ice cream and
The entertainment began with a
and Wilhe Frances Efird. Follow-
Josephine Beaver present
ed the gifts.
Claude Shankle, Hurl Almond,
Kenneth Miller and Bill Helms
sang a selection. Willie Frances
Ehrd read the class poem: then
Catherine Whiteley, Billie Ray
Annie Ruth Smith sang.
The Last Will and Testament
was read by Marie Deese and Jose
phine Whitley; and the prophecy
was read by Polly Martin.
Another attraction of the eve
ning was a trio composed of Bill
Benson, Charles Lefler, and Ray
Harwood singing “You Are My
Sunshine” and “What Would You
The class mascots, Sally Ausband
and John David Moose, spoke a
few words, and Sally sang “Oh
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Facuity Honors Gibson
With Farewell Party
From The Senior Cl
Miss Gaskin and Andrew
Presented In Recital
“Mama’s Baby Boy,” a rollicking
farce m three acts, was the annual
iresentation of the senior class this
rear. Featuring a cast composed
intirely of seniors, the proceeds
vere used for the senior class gift
'ghtmg equipment for the stage.
Leading parts in the play were
aken by Virginia Stone, David
'lump, Charles Lefler, and Lydia
lowers with Maria Ehringer
S Hill, Laura Vann Hathcock,’
M other featured roles.
auction, which was given to a
fter audience at both
fte^oonand evening perW
Two talented pupils of Miss
Annyce Worsham, Erleen Gaskin
and Sammy Andrew, were present
ed in piano recitals on Tuesday and
Thursday evenings, May 14 and 16
Miss Gaskin’s program included
two movements from a Beethoven
sonata, and compositions by Bach,
Chopin, McDowell, Taylor, and
Rienhold. She was assisted by Guy
Propst, baritone, who sang a
group of four light classical num
Andrew’s program centered
around three movements from Bee
thoven and Chopin compositions,
and shorter ones by Bach, Scar
latti - Tausig, Gluck- Brahms,
Schytte, MacDowell, and Grieg.
The stage was beautifully deco
rated with gladiolus and numerous
ferns for both performances.
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The A. H. S. faculty members,
together with the city principals
and their wives, surprised Mr. Gib
son with a farewell party Monday
night. May 20, in the Home Eco
About 40 guests enjoyed the
numerous games and contests
which were played throught the
Mrs. Claude Grigg presided at
the punch bowl, where punch and
sandwiches were served.
At the close of the evening the
entire faculty presented Mr. Gib
son with a handsome Gladstone
traveling bag, as a farewell gift.
Mascots Entertain Class
At Dance In City Armory
The senior class was delightful
ly entertained at a formal dance
given by Mr. and Mrs. Vance Aus
band and Mr. and Mrs. Gus Moose,
parents of Sally Ausband and John
David Moose, class mascots. The
dance was held in the Armory, Sat
urday night. May 18.
Punch and cakes were served to
the members of the class. Wade
Denning’s orchestra furnished the
The National Honor Society was started to stimulate scholarshin
among students. The twenty-two present members were chosen for
scholarship, leadership, service and character.
National Honor Society Taps Three
New Members At Spring Ceremony
Principal Honors Class
At Party Tuesday Night
The graduating class was feted
on Tuesday evening. May 28, in
the high school cafeteria, when Mr.
Gibson gave his annual senior
The school colors, blue and
white, were used in the crepe paper
streamers throughout the room.
Summer cut flowers and balloons
added to the decorations.
Latest spring and summer fash
ions were shown when the guests
were divided into groups of five
and given a roll of crepe paper, a
pa.ckage of pins, and a pair of
scissors and asked to design a
dress for one of the handsome
The expression on some of the
faces of the mighty seniors was
quite amusing when trying to re
member their childhood and nurse
ry rhyme days for a Nursery
Rhyme-Professor Quiz program.
Dancing and ping-pong were en
joyed throughout the evening.
Seniors Have Picnic
The annual twelfth grade picnic
was held at Mirror Lake, Thursday
afternoon. May 23, Miss Laws and
Mr. Gibson chaperoning.
The afternoon was spent in
swimming, boating, dancing, but
The group returned home at 7
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Group In Joint Meeting
The Albemarle Hi-Y club enter
tained the Salisbury Hi-Y club at
a joint meeting in the school cafe
teria Tuesday night, April 29.
Dr. Dwight Ware, pastor of
Central Methodist church, spoke on
After the business meeting ta
bles were set up for table tennis.
Tapping of new members into
the National Honor Society for the
spring term was held May 10. At
the spring induction only a small
number is admitted, and in the fall
induction the quota is completed.
The principal speaker was Dr.
Ware, of the Central Methodist
church. His theme was selecting
your life’s vocation and choosing
your life partner.
Lucille Palmer is one of the
most popular girls in Albemarle
High School. She has been presi
dent of Mr. Gehring’s Dramatic
club, and a member fo the Boost
Margaret Ridenhour is a mem
ber of the debating team, mixed
chorus, girls’ Glee club and Dra
matic club. She was president of
her homeroom in ’36.
Sammy Andrew is widely known
by his ability to play the piano. He
plays football, baseball and basket
ball just as well.
Compliments of . .
P. J. Huneycutt & Company
ALBEMARLE, N. C.
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Albemarle, N. C.
Go after that
girl with a
G. C. McManus
ALBEMARLE, N. C.
Congratulations to the Class of 1940
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