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Students Pinpoint Representation
The Full Moon
Vol. 37, No. 7 Albemarle Sr. High School Albemarle, N. C. Feb. 4, 1972
Six Receive Honor
Nominees for the up-coming
Education Is Assured
Selections are very limited, high degree of talent in one of the
session of Governor’s School are Only 400 students from the state arts.
Sandra Pollard and Susan Wyatt attend. Selections are based on Nominees will be notified
in the academic field. intelligence ratings and superior around April 1 as to whether or
In performing arts Cathy ability in an academic field or a not they are accepted.
Sinclair was nominated for
Orchestral nominees are David
Gore, saxophone; John Baugh,
violin; and Irelou Easley, flute.
The Governor’s School of North
Carolina, held on the campus of
Salem College in Winston-Salem,
is planned for June 18 through
August 5. The School is an eight
week residential program for 400
intellectually gifted North
Carolina high school students.
The School is operated by a
Board of Governors under the
jurisdiction of the State Board of
Education. During the summer
session the school provides a
variety of unique and distinctive
educational experiences for the
The curriculum emphasizes
Twentieth Century theory and
imaginative. This attempt is
made to give the students ideas of
the latest accomplishments,
problems, and theories in the
various fields of the arts and
Students are nominated in
either academics or performing
When a student is nominated in
the academic field he chooses the
area of study himself. He can
choose from English, French,
mathematics, natural sciences,
or social sciences.
A student nominated in per
forming arts can choose from
choral music, orchestral music,
drama, art, or dance.
Students leam from reading
and attending lectures, small
discussion groups, concerts,
dramatic productions, exhibits,
forums, and a program of films.
Work at Governor’s School is a
supplement to the general high
school curriculum. Students
receive no credits or grades.
The Student Council is in for a
change next year. A precinct
form of representation will take
the place of the old homeroom
The Council has completed the
first step in the change by setting
up the precincts.
One purpose in this change is to
provide a more equal
representation throughout the
city for the students.
There will be approximately
eight districts with around 75
students in each district. Three
representatives, one for each
class, will come out of each
Another purpose in this system
is to bring the problems of the
students in a district out into the
The Student Council officers
along with Mrs. Almond and Mr.
Hawkins have been working on
this change for about a year. At
each of the Student Council
conventions the officers collected
information on the precinct
A Senior Class vote of 175 to 1 to
have Mini Courses was discussed
at Senior Council meeting,
Mini Courses, 1972, are ten
tatively set for May 22-26. Ac
cording to the adrninistration,
only seniors will be eligible for
Mini Courses this year.
Mrs. Gamewell’s Advanced
English IV class will coordinate
Mini Courses. Danny Ross and
Susan Blalock are co-chairmen.
Ginny Deese and Freda Hahn will
serve as secretaries and Ellen
Mabry is in charge of publicity.
All seniors will participate in
planning and implementing the
Mrs. Jeneece Smith, Guidance
Counselor, has announced two
plans for flnancial aid for future
teachers. They are PACE-I.N.C.
(Plan Assuring College
Education In North Carolina)
and North Carolina Prospective
Teachers Scholarship Loan
PACE-I.N.C. is a plan
developed by the North Carolina
State Department of Public
Welfare to assist students to take
advantage of the opportunities
available under work-study
provisions of the Higher
Education Act of 1965. PACE
provides the administration
involved in securing summer
employment opportunities for
students who have the scholastic
aptitude but lack the financial
means to begin or continue their
The student, in order to be
eligible, must (1) have been
approved and accepted by one of
the participating colleges for
entrance in the fall and (2) need
financial assistance to begin or
continue his higher education.
Each student, as the first step
towards participation in PACE-
I.N.C., must apply for PACE-
I.N.C. at the college he will be
attending in the fall. This ap
plication must be filed with the
college financial aid officer. Once
method. Since many other
schools have had success with the
method, the Council decided to go
ahead with plans for carrying it
The first part of the plan has
been completed. It involved a
map for determining population
distribution. The students placed
pins in the map showing their
residence. Using this map, the
Council set up the precincts.
The next step will be election of
The Honor Roll Tea, sponsored
by the National Honor Society, is
set for Friday, February 11, as
decided in a meeting of the
Society, Thursday, January 13.
Students with grades ranking
the Honor Roll will receive
special written invitations to the
gathering in the school cafeteria.
The theme centers on Valentines
Day, and red hearts will add to
The Invitations Committee
consists of Teresa Mauldin,
Chairman, Jackie Lowder, Mike
Palmer, Mike Bunting, Jeff
Gaskin, and Phillip Whitehead.
Members of the decorations
committee are Cindy Ross,
Chairman, Lynn Chivington,
Marie Coggins, and Sally
Making favors for guests are
Beth Smith, Committee Chair
man, Jimmy Boyd, Teresa
Phillips, and Tim Fesperman.
members are Susan Blalock,
Chairman, Ellen Mabry,
Lorraine TTiompson, and Susan
The music committee is Ginny
Deese and Perry Eury.
he is declared eligible, the
student competes on the basis of
his needs with other eligible
students. After he is accepted,
the student may work at local
welfare departments, health
agencies, libraries or any other
non-profit organization. Ap
plications may be obtained from
The North Carolina
Scholarship Loan is available to
any North Carolina resident who
is interested in teaching in state
public schools. Approximately
600 scholarship loans at $600 each
are awarded each year.
Student Lion for February is
Jimmy Boyd. Student Rotarian is
Music Strung Up
Twenty-six stringed in
struments arrived in the music
department Friday, January 14.
“Half of the instruments are to
go to Junior High to begin in
struction”, stat^ Mr. G. T.
Hauss, music director.
The Varsity Singers sang at the
Optimist Club Father-Son
Banquet Tuesday, February 1.
ASHS Recognizes New Faces
Second semester has brought a
new student to Senior High. Her
name is Irelou Easley.
Irelou, a junior, is 16 years old.
She is the daughter of Reverend
and Mrs. Charles W. Easley and
lives at 601 East Street. Rev.
Easley is pastor at the First
Lutheran Qiurch in Albemarle.
Irelou enjoys swimming and
diving and is an avid flute and
piccolo player. She currently
holds the first flute position in the
All-State Band. Being a musical
person, she also plays the piano.
Irelou is taking Band, Ad
vanced English III, U. S. History,
French II and Algebra II.
New arrivals, Irelou and Pam, alarm school.
Pam Hatley, a junior, has
transferred to ASHS for the
second semester of her junior
year. She attended Mt. Pisgah
Academy in Asheville, N. C. for
her first semester. Formerly, she
attended NSHS her freshman and
Pam is enrolled in Typing I,
English III, Chorus, American
History, Study Hall, and Home
Pam has always lived in
Albemarle. An only child, she
resides with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Hatley on City Lake
Drive in Albemarle.
Among other hobbies, Pam
enjoys horseback riding and