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The Full Moon Vol. 18, No. 4 Albemarle High School, Albemarle, N. C. February 13, 1953 WORLD HISTORY STUDENTS oon’t seem to be learning too niuch history thes^ days. A week ?go this conversation was heard in Mr. Robinette’s room. Charlotte Pope: “Bobby, who 'vas Joan of Arc?” Bobby Josey: “Oh, she was the girl who got french-fried.” 4: 4: * “Mrs. fry, you counted it Wrong because I wrote algebra With a capital letter,” said Ben ny Watts in ninth grade English. You capitalize only the titles 01 languages,” Mrs. Fry remind ed him. „ “Well,” argued Ross Mason, algebra is Greek to me.” * * * Mr. fry to his Mixed Chorus Class: “I have just received a interesting note.” , Delores Waisner: “What did say, Mr. Fry?” Mr. Fry: “I’ll read it. ‘Please excuse Gene Snuggs from cho- today. I need his voice for the army. Signed, ‘Ike’.” » # * , Mr. r. c. HATLEY: “We’d better put this .test off until Tuesday.” T,Otty Lynn: “Why wait until luesday?” Mr. Hatley: “1 always did hate papers with nothing on * * * , A FAMILIAR SIGHT around ?®re these days is green hair. « seems that a lot of girls with blond hair are getting the yen for wavy green hair. “T boy was heard to remark, ; don’t feel well. These green aves are making me seasick. 4c 4c * . Someone hid patsy wii- shoe on the speaker m ^r. Fry’s room. As she made a try to get it down, Pat- you may kill someone.” * * * ONE DAY MRS. Deese was an a hard time getting the Jttention of French II class. Fi- J^lly she said, “Bill, you’re dl- talking.” . „ just When you’re talking, plied Bill Huckabee. 4c 4: 4c BOONE WAS collect- safL^pnor rolls one day, and he “Wni ^be new French teacher, roll send down your honor thf^V 1- "^fter a minute he added Va^^Shtfully, “You are Miss anderbuilt, aren’t you?” CERTAINLY WOULD oev K cheating in sociol- but Mr. Robinette wants to thft^^.^tious just the same. As P^ass began a test, he re- “Cover your hand with paper.” - * 4c 4c IS NOT in the past is ftUu ^s y®t, and everyone trvS guarding against it or sevp/.to get well of it. One day stafp } in embers of the annual thp c ^ coughing spell at time. , ray, ^ Huckabee jumped up and as f^ar of catching it tako ^^lled behind him, “I gotta cold pill in twenty i^ii'' alp^® DAY ROBERT Shaver was and up in a suit, shirt initial b” on it. you like my tie?” he StiS^t does the “S” stand for? came Bettie Gantts ^^estioning reply. ^ HATLEY HAS a new he ®y® glasses. When he ^ P^ii" the other day them off with a the “These glasses give me stomach ache!” ' Whn^,FOUR HUNGRY Seniors, the skipped lunch to see ert .L, ^augural exercises, watcn- ouicKs, out are ^ton suddenly said, They '^ery patriotic, aren't they? C.Grigg, R.Setzler Chosen To Head Full Moon, Annual Claud Grigg ^nd Ralph Setzler were chosen to edit next year s Full Moon and Crossroads, re- soectively, at a recent meetmg of the Junior class. Victor Dry was elected business manager of the high school newspaper, while Larry Talbert was given the 30b of business manager 01 tne annual. At the class meetmg this year’s editors and business man agers spoke to the students of the duties and responsibilities of tbpir iobs, and urged the ciass to elect dependable and capable daSmatesV the off.ces These elections were held this vpar so that the newly elected Sftorf and business managers LI It,? yelr as more efficient and self- assured officers. Six Are Entering Speaking Contest Planning to enter the oratori- 1 ^nntpl; to be held here at msSiTSB „ Harriiwalked off with the mtae lrom both county and dis- trict contests. New Teacher Fijls French Position V “f?sh®teachTresSned’‘ after English teaser, ^Iced^y Miss Mabel Vendrick, Miss Vendrick prench. Al- Slh-^sh^Sed^ irfypS'^of spirts as a ers here to be y ^ There i’^tL^^past^^four S-eeki to colds and_m^ 1 S!©'. «■ Above are pictured the noses of 12 students in A. H. S. If you think that you know most of them, write the names opposite the number on a piece of paper and hand it in to Mrs. Fry's room as soon as possible. The student who picks the most cor rectly will receive a prize. HINT: All of these noses belong to the faces of BOYS in high school. luniors To Present Play 'Oh, Promise Me' Cast Is Released By Miss Bankett Casting has been completed, and rehearsals are now in prog ress for the Junior class play, “Oh, Promise Me!” a 3-act farce, to be given February 19. The story is about Barry Hol lis, a young boy who has just graduated from Princeton and has been left a fortune from his late father’s will. On the train home from Princeton he meets and falls in love with Gladys Vance. He persuades his aunt, with whom he makes his home, to send Gladys a note inviting her for a visit. Another note is sent to PatsieV Linden, a hard- boiled little dancer and old flame of Barry’s, asking her to send back his frat pin. When the letters get mixed, the fun really begins. Featured in the cast are as follows: Seth Miller, a lawyer, Jimmy Griffin; Furber, a but ler, Larry Tucker; Barry Hollis, a young millionaire, Claud Grigg; Mrs. Hollis, his aunt, Georgia Beaver; June Hollis, his young sister, Bobbie Eudy; Kath leen, the cook, Dixie Schadt; Ann Furber, a young actress, Kathryn Groves; Patsie Linden, her mother, Sylvia Whitley; Gladys Vance, a dreamgirl, Ann Ivey; Ralph Saunders, a man with a purpose, Larry Yow; Mrs. Jones, a young mother, Joyce Simpson. Proceeds from this play will go for the Junior-Senior prom. NEWS BRIEFS The Briarhoppers and Carl Story, of TV fame, will present a musical program tonight at 8 o’clock in the high school audi torium. This program is spon sored by the D. O. class. 4: 4 4t John Robert Taylor, an eighth grader, won the popularity award at the Arthur Smith Tal ent Show presente'd here on Jan uary 31. This was determined by audience applause. John Robert received a cash award. * ♦ ♦ The Seniors have chosen their Senior play, to be given March 20. It is a mystery drama en titled “Ramshackle Inn.” Heads! Ears! Body! Where Did They Go? cihflver’s head? Kill Where’s Shaver a ^ it. There’s not eno g j^eads all ot say are m>ssmg-a yo„ measure that cux. 'it^fhl Tuli The average , ^rit- printed, "Mdej. S -.'rwill' o to P--" four days. ^„ot be fStrclasThas to d^- ** d thr^o^t r?cent. A and tne ii* , to be 3 news g the past ‘*AiT'^othM Important « the front page» ■ a leiture where this ‘°tfby the re- '"w#o hTve a certain found No, slaughter- Moon per. - receives ten, ered work, before One to order that a ' exactly •First, w discussed. cide whal portant, front the b*D month, news along article News porters, usseu. what nt, ai. It page - biggest goes with ^ - appears^ is teacher to see each month. Too, the members of this class must keep their ears open at all times for news or the funny things that go in “Here and There” and ‘By Their Words.” There are three staffs on the Full Moon—Feature, News, and Sports — with editors for each staff. In case no one of you has ever known who the mem bers and editors of the class are, the list appears on the first col umn of the second page. A feature is an article written mostly for entertainment. Some features appear in every issue, while some are seasonal. “Camp us Chatter” is a good example of a feature. . , ^ , After the articles have been assigned, a deadline is set. The Press Printing Co., which prints the paper, is notified by the busi ness manager that the dummy will be sent in by that time. The dummy is all the articles, tvped with a headline printed at the top. Then on eight pieces of paper the eight pages of the paper are marked off. You propably think the class is through now because the pa per has gone to press. Wron^! One day a copy of the paper is sent to school for the class to proofread. After this is correct ed and sent back we go on with verbs and participles until one morning the class arrives to find big piles of Full Moon on all the desks. These sheets are not folded, so the class goes to work. They get the papers folded, then count out the number for each homeroom. Soon the papers are delivered and the class sits down to en joy their handiwork . . . that is, all but one person, who has one of the biggest jobs on the paper. He is circulation manager — Larry Holt. He takes care of the subscription. He folds the pa pers into envelopes, types the addresses to some 75 papers and sees that they are mailed. This is one of the most tedious jobs on the whole paper. Well, the paper is written, printed, folded, and delivered, and boy, is everyone bushed! You probably are, too, if you’ve read to the end of this article. Need For Senior High Is Declared By School Board A statement' has been released by the Stanly County Board of Commissioners and the Albe marle School Board that Albe marle High School needs to di vide into two separate schools, a senior and a junior division. R. L. Brown, chairman of the School Board, said that a new senior high school should be built consisting of the tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grades. The present high school would contain the seventh, eighth, and ninth junior grades of the en tire system. This would relieve the pressure of such crowded conditions in the grammar schools and in the high schools. Albemarle schools do not own any land at the present time, and so this will entail buying a lot for the Senior High School. It has been tried and proven that this is the best possible so lution for this problem, and it is also in keeping with the ap proved school standards. Contestants Try For Debate Team “Resolved: That the Atlantic Pact nations should form a fed eral union.” These solemn words will ring out over the auditorium on February 27 as the prelimi nary try-outs for the negative and affirmative debating teams are held. Four persons will be chosen to represent AHS in both this and other schools where the debates are to be held. In the running are Jimmie Millican, Frances Litaker, Pat Allan, Jimmie Grif fin, Claud Grigg, Ann Ivey, Joyce Simpson, and Georgia Beaver. After the two teams are chos en, they enter into the “triangu lar debates.” That is, the AHS affirmative team will compete against Lexington’s negative team here, while the negative team goes to Charlotte to com pete against Harding’s affirma tive team. These will take place on March 27. By Their Words “A good person didn’t go wrong; another bad person has been found out.”—Rev. Jordan. « « ♦ “Doris Day is the top male star,”—Robert Shaver. ♦ « « “My students didn’t know enough this time to be funny and make boners on exams.”— Mrs. Westerlund. ♦ ♦ ♦ “Some of these people that drive a car should have a sign on the back that says: ‘Watch out! I don’t know where I’m going, and nobody else does’.” —Mr. R. C. Hatley. # * * “Some people have to act like fools to make people look at them.”—Chief Furr. ♦ » ♦ “They’ll have to build a road across that ocean before I cross it,”—Mrs. Deese. * ♦ * “With brains like mine you have to take study hall and cho rus.”—Shirley Deese. ♦ « « “Oh, I made a D! Now I won’t be eligible for Honor So ciety.”—Gene Snuggs. * * * “The University of Ignorance is a funny institution; you never graduate; you never get a di ploma; but you pay tuition all your life.”—Mr. R. C. Hatley, ♦ * ♦ “Do you want this side on that side, and that side on this side?”—Otty Lynn. * * * “A cigarette is a bunch of to bacco wrapped up in some paper; a fool at one end and a fire at the other.” — Mr. R. C. Hatley.