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Page 2 THE FULL MOON December, 1951 THE FULL MOON Published Monthly by Members of Mrs. Fry’s First Period English Class STAFF Editor Barbara Crowell Managing Editor Jane Russell News Editor Jo Anne Griffin Reporters—Margaret Griffin, Virginia Helms, Emily Milton, Betty Lynn Crowell, Sue Redfern, Paula Howard, Henry Carpenter, David Plowman, Sylvia Morrow. Feature Editor Doris Rogers Feature Writers—^Johnny Youngblood, Betty Brunson, Lewis Kluttz, Patsy Pettit, Nancy Jo Haynes, Roger Morris, Ann Daniel, Catherine Atkins. Sports Editor Joe Gaskin Assistant Sports Editor.. Bruce Lowder Sports Writers Doug Knotts, Peggy Morris, Jimmy Skidmore Business Manager Leslie Swanner Subscription Manager , Ham Morton Advisor Mrs. Paul B. Fry Hats Off To — The ninth grade chorus and Mr. Fry for the wonderful op eretta given. The student council for the commendable work done around school this year. Mr. Hatley and his students for the exhibit at State Fair. Jimmy Almond for winning the football contest. Doug Knotts for being chosen co-captain at the Shrine Bowl. Paula Howard for being chosen princess for the Carolina Car rousel and Homecoming queen. James Gibson and David Bruton as the new co-captains of the 1952 football team. Assembly committee for the excellent programs given this year. Mr. Spencer Hatley for the fine performance of the band during football season. Mrs. Lyke and Miss Holbrook for the interesting displays in the lobby. The cheerleaders for the good job they have done keeping up school spirit. Coaches Webb, Jeffords, and Lentz and the football team for the excellent record they hold. The Honor Society and Mrs. Westerlund for a most successful College Day, Everyone for participating in Open House, The cafeteria workers for preparing such good meals. Haley, Calvin, and Lou for keeping the building so clean and neat. The Civitans for presenting the dimmer switch to AHS. All merchants who donated prizes for Open House. Miss Holbrook for being so helpful in the Visual Aids pro gram. Leslie Swanner for being chosen as the most valuable player the AHS football team. Mr. Morris and his maintenance crew for keeping the building such good repair. Alumni of AHS for making good at college. The Juniors for the wonderful play they presented. The citizens in Albemarle who have served as speakers at as sembly programs or guidance programs. The Jaycees for presenting trophies to the football team and the coaches. Citizens of Albemarle who contributed for the gifts given to the coaches. The Lions and Rotarians for the banquet given to the foot ball team. The Mixed Chorus and Mr. Fry for the Christmas programs they have presented. on in U; Year - Round Chiistmas Have you noticed how happy everyone seems now that Christ mas is almost here? The smiles and cheery greetings one re ceives when he walks down the hall make him feel like a million. Isn’t it wonderful to see everyone so happy? During the Christmas season everyone seems to realize how lucky we are to be living in this land of ours, which far sur passes any other. There is more peace and good will among men during this season than at any other time in the year. People are looking for something nice to do for their friends and even for strangers. Wouldn’t it be nice for people to feel this way the year round? If everyone would take just a moment every day to cheer some one who is discouraged, it would not go unnoticed. Then th^ Christmas cheer and happiness would not be forgotten all year. Make New Friends Many new books have been added to the AHS library re cently and are now available to all students who wish to read them. These books cover a wide variety of subjects which would appeal to everyone. During the Christmas holidays these books may be checked out and kept until school is resumed. If you are behind in your book reports or if you just like reading for pleasure, be sure to get some of these new books and take them home with you. Reading is a wonderful pastime and a good way to meet new friends, so check out a few of these books and spend a cold holi day night reading. Scholarships For Seniors Scholarships have long been available for students from this high school if their ability and learning is of high caliber. This year, however, a multitude of scholarships are available, and Albemarle seniors have a wonderful chance to wir^ some. There are scholarships for many different types of work and in terests. Scholarships are also awarded with regard to financial need. AHS seniors are capable and brilliant enough to win scholar ships. So make an application, seniors, and there is a good chance that you will get quite a sizeable sum to help send you through college. Library News Books which have been checked out from the library after Decem ber 3 will not be due until after the Christmas holidays. The collection of new books includes excellent biographies, books on sports, animal stories, novels for boys and girls, and many books of science,. There are 350 new books which have cards for reservation. Students have enjoyed this collection more than any one which the library has ever received. 4: 4: 4: 4: A faculty tea was held on Mon day, November 26, at 3:20. At this time the teachers introduced new books which they had used in connection with their classes and examined the others which were on display. * 4: * Library assistants enjoyed re freshments which were served during activity period on Novem ber 27. * * * * “Use Your Library For Better Grades and Fun, Too”, a film strip, was shown to the eighth and ninth grade English classes during Book Week. Biographies Since Princess Elizabeth has recently visited America, you will probably enjoy reading about the lives of Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose. Marion Crawford writes amazing and exciting events which have occurred in their lives in The Little Prin cesses. David Ewen tells the life of one of the most famous and popu lar composers of our times. Who has heard and does not remember “White Christmas”, “Easter Pa rade”, “Blue Skies”, “Remember”, “A Pretty Girl Is Like a Mel ody”, “Always”, and hundreds of other songs of Irving Berlin? This is The Story of Irving Ber lin, the man who wrote them, told with simplicity and vigor. The Story of Arturo Toscanini, by David Ewen, is a biography of a great living conductor. Here is an interesting biography that fas cinates and instructs the reader. To write of Toscanini is to write of every 'great name in the vast world of music. Frances Winwar, author of The Immortal Lovers, gives in detail the glowing love story of Eliza beth Barrett and Robert Brown ing. Jade Snow Wong has written Fifth Chinese Daughter, so peo ple can understand the way of Chinese life. Sequel to Cheaper by the Dozen is Belles on Their Toes, by Er nestine Gilbreth Carey and Frank B. Gilbreth, Jr. It tells what hap pens when the Gilbreth boys get growing pains and the Gilbreth girls discover romance. Louis Braille, by J. Alvin Ku- gelmass, is the first complete story about the man who opened the doors to learning for blind people all over the world. Jeanette Eaton writes the life of Gandhi, the man who tried to unite Hindus and Mohammedans, the man who labored to free In dia from the English and died a martyr’s death, after giving hu manity an unforgettable lesson in brotherhood and peace. The genius in the jungle, Al bert Schweitzer, with the help of his wife^ helped to build a jungle hospital at .Lambarene, Africa. Joseph Gollomb tells of Dr. Schweitzer’s many hardships. Chaim Weizmann, by Rachel Baker, is the man who became the first president of the newly founded nation of Israel, and the beloved leader who, after two thousand years, brought his peo ple back to Canaan. Helen Wright tells of America’s first woman astronomer, in Sweeper in the Sky. Her life in Nantucket was not entirely as tronomical; she was a librarian of the Athenaeum for 25 years. The story of every family by Emily Kimbrough is The Inno cents from Indiana... This book tells what became of a family who moved from a town where they knew everyone to a city where they knew no one. * Nehru’s Story, by Shakuntala Masani, has been adapted for children of this country, also. It tells us some of the things which Indian children know. LETTERS to SANTA Let’s take a quick peep into Santa’s mail and see what every body wants foi: Christmas. Dear Santa: The wonders of the world I care not to see, Just bring me a boy to keep me company. LEWIS KLUTTZ. I don’t want a Cadillac, I just want my Harold back. BARBARA CROWELL. Please bring me a convertible Cadillac, So I can try to get Jeanette back. JOHNNY YOUNGBLOOD. Ellen lives so far away from me, Please send her a car and me the key. KEITH BYRD. Please help me to go to Duke. I hate UNC, and for the rest, I don’t give a hoot. DOUG KNOTTS. Bring me a book to read at home For this Christmas it seems as though I’m on my own. MARTHA HARRIS. Dear Santa: I get so tired of walking. Bring me a car, and I’ll hush talking. AVALINE MORTON. Dear Santa: Help me to play better basket ball. Although I’m good. I’m not very tall. PAULA HOWARD. To me don’t send no girls, Gimme a gun for shooting squirrels. BUDDY BOONE. I’m awfully cute, but kinda shy, So send me a girl appealing to my eye. DAVID BRUTON. Please, oh, please pay me heed. Just one little man is all I need. SUSIE SKIDMORE. A chemistry set, please, for me. So I could do my chemistry. SHIRLEY BOONE. I don’t want a silly old toy; I just want a real live boy. “CAT” ATKINS. I know this will go over with quite a boom. But please find Mrs. Brunson an other room. HENRY CARPENTER. I don’t care for a setting hen, I will be satisfied with Ben. DORIS ROGERS. / Please brihg a motor for my “T”, So I can go to see Harvey. BUD GRIFFITH. We don’t want to learn to sing. Each of us just wants his ring. THE JUNIORS. Dear Santa: I want report cards filled with A’s, So I can loaf the rest of my days. GENE SNUGGS. Campus Chatter ’Twas the day before Christmas and all through the school, not a student was stirring nor breaking a rule; When out on the campus there rose such a clatter, we all ran to the window to see what was the matter. At what we saw we were too surprised to talk, for there stood students on the walk, saying— May Santa bring a gift to you Even those request^ from a few. Robert wants some songs that are new. Remember a present for crazy Keith Byrd. Young’un wants some jokes unheard. Come, Santa, bring Ben to our Doris. How ’bout a house for our teacher, Mrs. Morris? Ralph wants a gal to sit by his side. If Don gets a tooth, no more will he hide. Starr wants a ring—a diamond will do. T-Boe needs a car—a Cadillac blue. Margaret a present from Carolina will please. And a nice senior boy for our dear Shirley Deese. Some want a fellow, and some want a gal. To Edshay, bring a dog to be his pal. O’lema wants to be a Christmas bride And bring to Zalotta a package tied. Let Kathryn Kimrey get married next fall Listen, oh Santa, bring presents to all. HAPPY NEW YEAR! Letters To The Editor Dear Miss Crowell: Occasionally, I receive a copy of “The Full Moon”. I do not know who is the gracious person send ing this, but I want to extend my thanks to whoever is so thought ful. Also, I want to compliment you and your staff on doing a splen did job. Cordially yours, J. D. MESSICK, President East Carolina College. Dear Miss Crowell: I thank you for sending me a copy of the November issue of the “Full Moon”, I wish to com mend you for the picture of the Senior Library club, I am de lighted to know that there is a Library club composed of high school library assistants, I hope many of these young people will go on for training as librarians. We are desperately in need of properly trained librarians in the high schools and also in the elementary schools of the state. J hope we shall get a number of librarians from this group of very attractive students in the Albe marle high school. With all good wishes, I am Cordially yours, J. HENRY HIGHSMITH, Director Division of Instructional Service.

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