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Volume 43 — No. 3
ALBEMARLE SENIOR HIGH NEWSPAPER
Sophomores Take Top Prizes
In Fund Raising Project
In the magazine sale which
recently concluded, the top
sellers were Frank Miller and
Theresa Long. They will receive
their choice of an AM-FM, 8-
track, car or house stereo with
speakers. The top selling first
period was Mr. Jones’ class with
18 people. They will receive a Hog
Congratulations and best
wishes go to Mr. Jones on his
marriage to Carol Strickland in
Virginia Beach, November 25.
Spotlight on History
The U. S. History classes
viewed a special showing of “The
Lincoln Conspiracy”, November
7 at the Eastgate Cinemas.
King of the Road
The Student Rotarian for the
month of November is William
Lowder and the Student Lion is
In The News
Students in Mrs. Hatfield’s
Mass Media classes traveled to
Charlotte October 28 for a tour of
Knight Publishing Company and
several Charlotte radio stations.
November 3 marked the
closing of the first nine weeks
grading period and students
received their report cards
SAE Goes to College
Fifteen representatives from
the SAE Club attended an all-day
district convention at Wingate
College October 28.
Hee Ha^ High
In honor of North Stanly, Bryan
Souther and Sharon Ledbetter
were announced Mr. and Ms. Hee
Haw High for being the best-
dressed farmers. In the teacher
category, Mrs. Morrow and Mr.
Taylor were voted Ma and Pa
Kettle because of their authentic
Party, which is all the ice cream
they can eat. The magazine sale
is the school’s annual money
raising project, and was officially
held from October 10-17. This
year the school fell short of its
$5,000 goal by several hundred
dollars. The money the school
cleared from this project is
divided among the clubs.
Thursday, October 6, the
student body was called to the
auditorium for an assembly.
Gary Smith, the magazine
representative, explained about
the prizes his company would be
giving to the students, according
to the number of subscriptions
The Student Council which
sponsored the sale, offered
several daily prizes. On the first
turn-in day, Monday, October 10,
the top three sellers each won a
cash prize of $5.00. Ann Dennis
won hrst prize, Randy Shank
came in second and Christie
Sasser placed third. Tuesday the
top sophomore, junior, and senior
sellers were to receive a free
Coke and a McFeast certificate.
The senior winner was Doug
Hughes, the sophomore was
Vickie Penfield, and there was no
All students who turned in
three or more subscriptions
Wednesday won a free poster.
Winners were Jeff Chance, Ann
Dennis, Mark James, Vickie
Penfield, and Matoka Snuggs.
The top selling class was to get a
free Coke party, Thursday, but no
class reached the $100.00
minimum. Friday, the top seller
won $5.00 worth of free music.
Theresa Long won this prize.
On the last official turn-in day,
Monday, October 17, the class
with the most sales was to get
three spirit points. The
sophomore class merited this
At this point, the school had not
even reached half of its goal, so
the Student Council decided to
have one more turn-in day, on
Friday, October 21. This was an
individual turn-in day and the
amount brought that day was not
added to the student’s previous
amount. The top seller in each
class on this day won $10.00. The
top sophomore seller was Ann
The top magazine sellers were Frank Miller and Teresa Long.
Dennis and the top junior was Joe
Kluttz. There was no top senior
seller. Every student who sold at
least one subscription on this
special day will see a free movie
during school. This turn-in day
brought in over $2000.00, but the
school was still a little short of its
The Sophomore Class won
overall in sales, which was worth
six spirit points. The seniors were
second, receiving four points, and
the juniors trailed, receiving only
two spirit points.
NHS Increases Membership
Eight Senior High Students
were inducted into the National
Honor Society Thursday evening,
November 3. Fall tapping
ceremonies began Wednesday
morning when the new members
were each “tapped” by a senior
Honor Society member and
tagged with a ribboned NHS
sticker. At the formal initiation
service Thursday evening in the
Senior High Auditorium, in
ductees and their parents
listened to speeches on the
qualities of NHS members;
character, leadership and ser
vice. The newly tapped students
were robed, presented with
yellow carnations and scrolls
containing the NHS oath. Just
before taking the oath, the in
ductees lit tapers and placed
them in ivy covered candelabra.
After the roll call, refreshments
were served in the cafeteria.
Fall National Honor Society
members must have a 91 or
better grade average and be
active in the school or com
munity. The following students
were tapped November 3.
Dawn Lowder is Business
Manager of the Full Moon Staff
and president of the SAE Club.
She is a Student Council
representative and a bus driver.
Dottie Ingram participated in
the SPEC program, is a member
of FBLA, and is president of the
Science Club. She has musical
talent, especially at the piano.
William Hudson attended
New members of the National Honor Society are Connie Bates, Kim Herring, Dawn Lowder,
Lydia Whitley, Lisa Page, William Lowder, Dottie Ingram, and William Hudson.
Governoir’s School and is a
member of the Monogram Club.
He is an outstanding musician
and sings in the Senior Choir and
plays bass guitar in the Stage
Lisa Page is presently
Treasurer of the Student Council
and a Crossroad’s staff member.
She does volunteer work as a
Candy Striper and is a member of
the Science Club.
Kim Herring is a member of
the Student Council and marches
in the Senior High Band. She
works on the Crossroad’s staff
and is active in her church youth
Connie Bates sings soprano in
the Senior Choir and is a Student
Council representative. She
enjoys being a Candy Stripe
volunteer and participates in the
William Lowder plays varsity
football for the Bulldogs and is a
Monogram Club member. He is
Co-Editor of The Crossroads and
sings tenor in the Senior Choir.
Lydia Whitley belongs to the
Monogram Club, the SAE and the
Explorers. She works as a
Library Aide and is currently the
president of the FHA.
The 20 National Honor Society
members tapped last spring
elected officers in their first
meeting of the 77-78 school year.
Donna Marie Creech serves as
President. Carol Gwaltney is
Vice President. Susan Poplin
holds the office of Secretary-
Treasurer. Donna Kirk is the
Reporter and Sharon Ledbetter
serves as Chaplain. The National
Honor Society sponsors various
activities during the year in
cluding College Day and the
Honor Roll Tea as well as fall and
Miss Leviner supervises her
The new art teacher at Senior
High is Miss Beverly Leviner.
She is replacing Mrs. Sensor who
moved to Illinois in October,
Miss Leviner studied at the
University of North Carolina at
Greensboro with Peter Agostini,
a New York artist. After
graduating she lived at Nags
Head for two years. Before
coming to ASHS she taught
kindergarten through twelfth
grade art in Chatham County.
Miss Leviner enjoys ce
ramics, sculpture and horse
back riding. She hopes to
emphasize art in the community
and enjoys teaching high school
students. She would like to
organize a Junior High art
program and let the Senior High
program be an extension. Miss
Leviner commented, “I like
being here. I like the area and
I’m really excited about it.”