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lames Elected President Of Student CouncU For^l954-^55
New Is Proposed By City School Board
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^or City System
citizens of Albemarle are
nr, ® ^sked this spring to vote
p ^ 51.250,000 bond issue for the
t^P^nsion of the school system
mil of the increasing en-
Qii + and to improve inade-
, recreational and educa
Uyi , board stated that much
has been spent in planning
Q they feel sure that they have
i„Pf°Sram by which every area
Albemarle will benefit.
«sto+ spokesman for the board
orm that, because of the
condition now existmg
5^ the Albemarle schools, it is
perative that steps be taken
fj, .^^P9^nd the school education,
jf ^hties, and recreational areas
^Jhildren are to have a good,
following are the 11 OO'
tn Xf.® which the board hopes
with the money to be
honds-^ from the sale of the
^^rchase a site for a new
^lor high school,
jf.^V?uild and equip a new sen-
school, grades 10, 11> 12-
nJv Purchase additional acre-
d ^^joining Kingville school,
srh and equip a high
Hao'- and equip a gyi?'
for the Kingville school.
h:„v Renovate present Albemarle
Sn school and convert it into
7 Junior high school for grades
iL ' and 9. This will eliminate
conditions now ex-
in the elementary schools,
la„^Purchase enough additional
it ^^st Albemarle to make
0^ Possible to construct a street
h the east side of the building,
all the present grounds of
Vehicular traffic. ,
rv,®’ Purchase site for future
jjj^htary school in South Albe-
ifto«?*’^^^hase site for future ele-
jjj^^tary school in North Albe-
thi J*^^chase property between
9?”tral Elementary School
Drm High School so as to
Se? much-needed playground
Purchase additional land
'^6st Albemarle school.
Here and ThoTO
TALBERT AND Donald
o°rton were in the process ot
.cussing the Prom.
Von 1 ^he way, Donald, who are
«V^taking?” questioned Larrj^
aid nobody,” answered Don-
houted, “Now just a niinute,
g?J,,)ve can't both take the same
fr^JrURNING TO MIXED chorus
cla^ down stairs Keith Sikes e
iig"^®^'.-“Boy. Mr. Fry, the smg;
claV* ^own stairs Keith Sikes
jiaimed, “Boy, Mr. Fry, the s]
sounds good dow
let’s all go down stairs
Norton ’ Donald
Si'sually friendly, stated, Mr.
iighdergraft, I surely do like your
* * • j irrvitv Seniors ■Rpaver, who
tucker made tM® freshmen, ^^^arnond from
gl^ternent during a discussion ea^s aj^ tjien dating^f.l^
a^lhave never in my life giy ^^fsTepping out with
any of my looking ^^^^^^^wrrkey, and EHen Pal
A jT^at was the funniest looking Sfe Mauldm. Kathryn
Dni. ® ®ver seen on my last ^j^h Dick
card,” declared Rat.
annual Science Fail Will Be Held
a I 27-28- Featuring Science Projects
^ , cnnn- r>r»mhiioinn pnainA. This lYlotoi
MCIK© . jn thir-
28 students ^^JiQ^jng i«fo^^
compiled the j^ade. As.
tion as to the gp g, 22.
21; B s, 50 j j failures, 8.
conditions, 4; ^na i re
state colleges fr woman s
boys; East CaroUig^^^ Georgia
students; an^^ „e each^^
MefedtthrMa^s Hill, and Sa e
with one eac^ ^j^tion was
Special eom group,
lock at W. C. Bernice EOS
Carolina also nwae
The annual Science Fair, spon
sored by Mrs. Saunders, Mrs.
Lyke, and Mr. R. C. Hatley will
be held on April 27 and 28 in
the science department. The show
will be open Tuesday night from
7:00 until 10:00 and again on
Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. until
^ The^ Science Fair displays the
work of the general science,
chemistry, physics, and biology
One outstanding feature of the
biology class is a display show
ing how reptiles obtain food and
how reptiles reproduce.
“Understanding a few flower
types and certain life histories of
non-flowering plants” is an ex
periment made by Barbara Holt.
This project shows how ferns
and toad stools reproduce. This
project will go to the N. S. Sci
ence Academy. ^ 4. u
Mrs. Lyke announced that be
cause of being confined to one
room the biology survey will be
much smaller than usual.
Another part of the biology
display is the beach scene which
displays many different sea ani
mals. There will be numerous
A six-volt ignition system
made by Craig Smith shows how
the ignition system in an auto
mobile works. A small six-volt
motor represents the internal
combusion engine. This motor
turns the distributor, which dis
tributes the current to the spark
Dwayne Lowder’s working
scale model of a Water purifica
tion system and power plant is
good. This project shows how
chemicals are added to water to
kill bacteria, and how water
power is transferred into electri
cal energy. Dwayne has won
for two years at the N. C. Science
Academy and expects to try
A working model of an ampli
tude modulated carrier wave
transmitter built by Victor Dry
demonstrates how a radio signal
is sent. This signal will be re
ceived on a model of a five-tube
superheterodyne radio, also built
by Victor. This model shows
how a signal is received by your
A working electrical model of
a thermostat which involves lin
ear expansion, will be presented
and explained by Claud Grigg.
Through the use of a 120-volt
heat lamp and an electrical bell,
which he made, Claud will show
the physics behind, and the rea
sons why a thermostat can con
Bernoulli’s principle (where the
pressure is greatest the velocity
is less) will be explained by
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;^i:i;:;^Take Place As Time Hurries On
^j^at Groves joined the steady list Heart.” Remember those favor-
by, and oh.
Time flies oy, in just
changes^ During ^the
with Howard Plyler.
What now exists as the stu
dent Lounge was then the spot
for basketball. There, too, was
no Student Handbook, with plans
for it only underway.
Everyone was singing and
dancing to “Sixty Minute Man,”
“Blueberry Hill,” “I Apologize,”
“All the Way Choo Choo,” “Ten
nessee Waltz,” and “My Foolish
The ’50 Bulldogs weren’t quite cow.”—Claud Grigg.
as victorious as the ones this
D. Grigg Elected
To Other Offices
Charlie James was elected
president of the student body for
the 1954-55 school year.
The winners of the other stu
dent body offices were Wade
Smith, vice-president; Johnny
Rummage, treasurer; and David
The campaign speeches were
held April 9 and the elections
were held April 14 for the 1954-55
Richard Jordan presided over
the convention and introduced
the candidates and campaign
managers. The duties of the for
mer officers of the student body
were presented by Larry Hart-
sell, treasurer; Wade Smith, sec
retary; Bobby Peck, vice-presi-
dent; and Richard Jordan, presi
The candidates and their cam
paign managers were as follows:
president, Charlie James and
Frances Litaker with Claud
Grigg and Georgia Beaver; vice-
president, Wade Smith and Jim
my Almond with Arthur Lynn
and Dickie Cashwell; secretary,
David Grigg with John Elling
ton; and treasurer, Johnny Rum
mage and Gene Langley with
Donald Dorton and Larry Tucker.
The students were required to
register before voting.
Ratings of superior were
awarded two high school choral
groups and two pianists in the
district contests held at Catawba
College on March 19-20.
The band, the boys’ chorus, and
four pianists were rated excel*
Pianists rating superior were
Eleanor Ann Ivey, and Anne
Rating excellent were Amorelle
Tucker, Jo Ellen Brooks, George
Weaver, and Elizabeth Tucker.
Under the direction of Paul B.
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By Tbeii Words
“I think Dickie would make a
good boy.”—^Larry Tucker.
“Remember, if you drive, be
sure to have a car.” — Bobby
“I’m brown like an Indian,—a
red skin.”—Sylvia Whitley.
“I would like to introduce our
Cashwell, Mr. Principal.”—^Rich
“I can’t dance, but I like to
hold the girl while she does.”—
“It looked like a weeping wil
low tree with all the ‘weep’ on
top.” — Ann Ivey.
“Women are the most impor
tant part of a play, I think.”—
“I wish that Mr. Pendergraft
would study a little more, so he
wouldn’t have to ask me so
many questions.”—Doug Harper.
“Head for the round-house,
Nellie! They’ll never corner you
“I had rather you raise your
hands than for me to call on
you myselves.”—Mr. Pendergraft.
“Mr. Fry, I’ve got two ‘Mother
less Childs’ back here and one
ite hits? of them doesn’t belong to me.”—
Though none of the A. H. S. Dickie Cashwell holding up two
students of 54 could enjoy it, the sheets of music.
Juniors and Seniors of ’51 must “Oh, for those
still remember their prom, to could kiss a girl and taste noth-
the theme of “Somewhere Over ing but girl.’’—-Dr. Blackburn,
‘I was talking about a male
“Everything I like is either
year. Asheboro threw them to fattening or Immoral.” — Roger
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