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The Full Moon Albemarle High School, Albemarle, N. C. Six juniors of Albemarle high school were topped for membership in the National Honor society during spring tapping ceremonies last Friday. Pictured above, they are, left to right—Frank Bur rell, Martha Rae Harris, Robert Shaver, Carolyn Williams, Bill Huckabee and Bernice Roscoe. —Photo Courtesy News and Press. 6 Jumors Tapped Into Honor Society ^ ^ » * * * * ^ * * * 4: :|c .« * :|c !|c » Senior Cast Gives Great Performance Play Is Directed By Miss Bankett; Kluttz Has Lead. The annual senior play was givGn l3st Frid3.y night at 8.00 in the high school auditorium. The three-act comedy was en titled “Men Are Like Street Cars,” dramatized by Christopher Ser gei from the book of Graeme and Sarah Lorimer, and was under the direction of Miss Inez Bankett. The plot centered around a de lightful, shrewd sixteen year old teenager named Maudie Mason, played by Lewis Kluttz, who thought there was no personal problem' too big for her to solve. She knew all the answers and never hesitated to give them. Sylvia, Maudie’s older sister, played by Sylvia Morrow, was nineteen, attractive, but rather quiet. Boys just didn’t interest her, except one, Jerry, whom she had always been in love with. Mother, played by Betty t.ynn Crowell, was a pleasant, de termined woman in her early forties with definite ambition for her older daughter. Joe -Gaskin, cast as Dad, was an easy going, but busy busi nessman, who left the problems of his children to his wife. Alix, Julie, and Lysbeth, Maudie’s teenage friends, were (Continued on Page Four) Seniors Give Blood April Fools Day There were fifteen frightened seniors trying to put up a brave front at the Y.M.C.A. ^ Tuesday, April 1. They were celebrating April Fools Day by donating a pint of blood to the American Red Cross bloodmobile. / Rev. Hall Partrick, chairman of the blood collection program, had given a talk to seniors, con cerning the donation of blood, in chapel and impressed the urgent need for blood. He answered any questions about collection of blood and urged any seniors who were 11V2 years of age to do nate blood on April 1. He ex plained that a parents’ release was required before they could give blood. So, about one thirty, April Fools’ Day, eleven out of the fifteen seniors were able to give blood. These eleven found that there was nothing to fear. Their temperature, blood pressure, and pulse rate was taken, a few questions about one’s general health, a blood test was taken, and then you were ready to give. You drank a cup of orange juice and then lay down, and then you were given a shot of novocane to deaden the nerve in the arm. Then a small needle was stuck in the arm and left for about ten minutes. Then you got up, were (Continued on Page Five) Rev. Mr. Iddings Is Guest Speaker At Formal Event. Six juniors were tapped into the National Honor Society in an impressive ceremony Friday morning, March 21. The follow ing students were tapped on the basis of character, scholarship, leadership, and service, the four ideals of the Honor Society: Rob ert Shaver, Carolyn Williams, Martha Rae Harris, Frank Bur rell, Bill Huckabee, and Bernice Roscoe. Rev. J. White Iddings, pastor of the First Lutheran church, was guest speaker for the occas ion and spoke on the importance of the ideals of the Honor Society in a student’s life. Following Mr. Iddings’ address, the new members of the group were tap-' ped by other members of the group and were welcomed by Jimmy Skidmore, president of the Honor Society. The National Honor Society is now composed of the following members: Barbara Crowell, Jim my Skidmore, Jane Russell, Wil liam Litaker, Patsy Pettit, Sue Redfern, Patsy Williford, Nancy Haynes, Carolyn Jones, Margaret Griffin, Joe Gaskin, Betty Sue Rogers, Virginia Helms, Jo Ann Griffin, Kathryn Kimrey, Sylvia Morrow, Robert Shaver, Carolyn Williams, Martha Rae Harris, Frank Burrell, Bill Huckabee and Bernice Roscoe. Good Citizenship Clean-Up Campaign Is Keeping AHS Clean And Attractive Vol 17, No. 6 fieie and IN SOCIOLOGY A discussion of nylon was in progress and Mrs. Hayes said that nylon dries very fast. Junior Josey remark ed, “It must, it runs all the time.” He * * WHILE IN PHYSICS lab one day, Mr. Hatley put the question to the class, “Why do people put alcohol in automobile radiators in the winter?” Jimmy Brown, a light quickly dawning in his head, promptly answered, “To pep them up!” ^ * DUE TO A LITTLE eavesdrop ping in Full Moon class this little incident was overheard. Peggy Morris: “What is two- fifths equal to?” Catherine Atkins: “You mean whiskey?” Peggy: “No! Inches!” * * * MR. JEFFORDS: “Hey Toby, are we on the right road?” Mr. Webb: “It don’t make any difference; we’re making good time!” * * * SPEED SEEMS TO be the es sential factor in typing. Miss Bankett was calling for a show of hands of the people who made over 50 words a minute. Up shot Roger Morris’ hand. Miss Bankett: “Fine, Roger! How many words above 50 did you get?” Roger: “Gosh, I thought you said above 5 words a minute!” * * * henry CARPENTER LOOKING At Edshay Brunson remarked, ‘‘That’s what makes people think humans are descended from apes.” * * * “THE PHARISEES THOUGHT they were better than anyone ®lse,” remarked Miss Harrison. Gene Snuggs: “There are a lot of them around here now, aren’t there?” « 4c ♦ ^ “THE NATIONAL HONOR SO CIETY will meet in the bal cony,” announced the sound sys tem. ^ “First or second floor?” asked .^ue Redfern. ;jc :)! lewis KLUTTZ: “I fell down ^hd slid about a thousand i^iles.” Johnny Youngblood: “I’ve told ^ou a billion times not to ex aggerate.” * * * jerry TRAYWICK in the S & ^ in Charlotte was overheard to remark, “Golly, boys! They have a special plate for forty ^ents. Of course that’s without the food!” * * * ONE RAINY DAY Claude Law son opened an umbrella in the Classroom. Mrs. Saunders ex- ^Jaimed immediately, “Claude, ^iose that umbrella! Don’t you Know that it means you will ^ever get married?” Claude then asked, “If two People were already married, ''^ouid they get a divorce?” * * * . Mr. fry TO HIS mixed chorus ^^ass: “Do you know ‘Beautiful i-ove’?” Martha Harris: “No, I don’t.” Bruce Lowder: “Let’s not get ^^ersonal.” Hi 4c # ANN REEDER DANIEL trying r,® get some Here and Theres: Bruce, say something funny.” Bruce: “Something funny.” He He * , after TAKING JAMES LISK’S ^ast piece of gum Ann Daniel Said, “Here James, I feel sorry , you; you can smell the Paper.” He H: H: , SOME PEOPLE ARE always >^^dy to lend a helping hand. «Ust before the student panel ^l^scussion over the radio the i ther day, Jerry Traywick anx- J^^sly asked, “Has anyone seen paper around here anywhere? lost it.” . Bill Huckabee very generously ^ai(j, “Here, Jerry. You can have ^ corner of mine.” A good citizenship clean-up campaign is being conducted in A.H.S. to keep the building clean and attractive. Some of the eighth grade stu dents are taking an active part in this clean-up campaign. Each eighth grade teacher selected students in her class who were outstanding as good citizens to aid the school by helping to keep it clean. The students selected from' Mrs. Saunders’ class are Kaye Haire, Sue Deese,' Eugene Furr, and Max Lowder. The good citizens chosen in Mrs. Ivey’s class are Jeanette Hitchcock, Carolyn Smith, Mack Medlin, and David Terry, while all the stu dents making A’s on conduct in Mrs. Lynn’s class were given the opportunity to join the cam paign. These students have under taken a project for the remain der of the year to pick up paper on the grounds, in the halls, and in the auditorium. They have been doing a “very fine job”, according to a report by Mr. Cash well, and are to be com mended on the improved appear ance of the school. The ninth grade students, un der the direction of Mr. R. C. Hatley, have also been working hard in this campaign. They have taken the responsibility of getting pencil markings off the walls in the halls and the building in general and are try ing to keep them off. It is hoped that the rest of the student body, especially the students who eat in the audi torium and who sit on the radiators dirtying the walls with their feet, will co-operate with the eighth and ninth grade stu- (Continued on Page Five) April 10, 1952 Music Students Bring Back Top Contest Ratings A.H.S. musicians returned from the district contests in Charlotte, March 12 and 13, with four super iors, three excellents, and one good plus rating. Mr. Fry had five choral groups and four soloists to enter the contest. The groups receiving superior ratings were the mixed chorus, the boys’ quartet, the girls’ trio, and the soprano solo, sung by Marilyn Green. The ninth grade chorus, tenor solo by J. C. Boone, and alto solo by Arce Rose Ritch received excel lent ratings. David Morrow, the baritone soloist, received a good plus rating. The A.H.S. band, under the di rection of Mr. Spencer Hatley, received an excellent rating. They played three contest num bers, “The Footlifter”, a march by Henry Tillmore, “The Hymn of Freedom”, and “Overture Erocia”, based on Beethoven’s Third Symphony. Both the band and the choral students worked hard on the numbers for the contest, putting in niany extra hours in practice. Miss Worsham had four high school piano students who enter ed the contest and all of them made superior ratings. They were George Lowder, Carolyn Barbee, Doris Reynolds and David Wingate. Miss Worsham’s music students will play for the National Annual Audition to be held in Albemarle April 28 and 29. Dr. Harold Morris, American composer and pianist, will be the judge for this occasion. By Their Words “I think you need a shot of Hadacol,” — Mr. Fry to Mixed chorus. “The traveling in those days was done by footback.” — Leslie Swanner during an English re port. “You couldn’t see the woods for the trees.” — Mr. Hatley. “When they took the blood- mobile to Pfeiffer, one girl was so scared she fainted three times before she gave any blood.” — Rev. Partrick. “Boys will be boys, doggone it!” — Catherine Atkins. “Good leaders cannot be good without good followers.” — Rev. Iddings. “This Leap Year has wrought havoc in this town. Everybody’s getting married!” — Mrs. Hayes. “The professor at State col lege is white-headed now, but when Jerry Traywick gets through college, he’ll be bald- headed.” — Mr. Hatley. “We have with us today a film.” — Coach Webb. “Run for your life!” — Gene Snuggs seeing Margaret Brunson driving. “The good Lord made women stronger than men.”—Rev. Par trick. “What’s wrong? Is it lack of experience?” — Mr. Fry. “I wouldn’t be a parachute for anything.” — (meaning para trooper) Henry Carpenter. “Let’s be different and don’t use any scenery!” — Junior Josey in a discussion about the senior play. “We were having a hen party the other night until some roost ers came' and broken it up.”— Tommy Poplin. “Mrs. Fry, I might be dumb, but I can’t understand all this Macbeth stuff.” — Doug Knotts. “What good does a man get if he gains the whole world and loses the last hole?” — Rev. Id dings. “I wish I ,had good sense.” — Jane McDowell. “I sure would hate to kiss a girl and smell a camel.” — Mr. Hatley in a discussion about smoking.