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September 25, 1944
istoric School Year Ends
special Ninth Grade Edition
June 9, 1945
Dewey Greer Receives Large
Majority of Presidential Votes
The coming fall will see Dev/ey Greer inaugurated the
next presideait of J. H. S., Bobby Younts as vice president,
Sara Barrier secretary and treasurer, Evelyn Nance clyur
man of public relations, and Marilyn Robinette, Junior I^int
Dewey Greer, the new student
body president, the boy with per
sonality plus, hails from 204. A
well liked student \of his room, he
has served cn the ^student council
during his previous two years
here. He is also a member of
the Senior High School Band.
Bobby Younts is the capable
new vice president. He has the
qualifications for an eagle scout
and room 207 is very proud of
him. He is good in his school work
and takes an active part in school
activities. He has brown curly
hair, a pleasing personality, and
is liked by everyone.
That cute little blon^ from |05,
Sara Barrier, is our n^ slQ^ptOTy
Sara was chairman"^ of the Lost
and Found Committee last
ter. She makes good
is well liked by all
Evelyn Nancej^hiV girl with
the Pepsodent stniteis our chair
man of public ^laVons for next
year. Evelyn honor roll stu
dent and her favorite subjects are
math and music and her hobby
is collecting records. She is five
feet six inches and has brown
hair and brown eyes. She is very
popular and oijfstanding with all
who know Ihe:
obinette, ^pular stu-
deht'JoY 215 and our new Editor
in Xhief, is a former student of
Ray Street school. Marilyn excels
in her studies, is a friendly brun
ette, five feet one, and is an active
member of the student body.
Principally Speaking . . .
It may be that never again in one school year shall we
see so much world history unfold. As a school group you
have done your part faithfully and well.
I have sincerely enjoyed work
ing with you and for you. Many
ccmpliments have come to you
this year from visitors and from
neighbors. That makes it an hon
or to be a member of the Junior
More than four hundred of you
are graduating and we who re
main will miss you. Continue your
education; you will need it in the
Post-War world. My best wishes
go with you always.
May all of you, both faculty
and students, have an enjoyable
from ’44-’45 Presidents
I would like to say to all you
8th graders who next year will
be enrolled in the ninth grade of
Junior High School, that your
next year will be full of bright
opportunities. In the last three
years I have attended and visited
many schools and I can assure
you that never before have I
seen a school with any better edu
cational, physical, and student
government facilities than this
one which will next year be run
To Dewey Greer,' and the exe
cutive committee I would like to
say that you are lyery fortunate
in having Mrs. Ross as your
council advisor. I am sure you
will find her very co-operative
and helpful in many ways and
will receive the same»^co-operation
from our principal, Mr. Thayer.
But boys and girls, remember
this. Next year you will not be
kept organized only by your ele
cted leaders, but by ’each stud
ent’s individual participation and
cooperation with every member
of faculty and students.
yeen a m(?
PUBLISHED BY STUDENTS OF HIGH POINT JR. HIGH SCHOOL
VOLf?fVII, No. 8 HIGH POINT, N C., FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 1945
25c A YEAR
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New Executive Committee
Don’t You Think?
These five smiling individuals seem pleased over the mandate they have received to
head the student council next year. And well they might, as it\s a proud tradition which
will be theirs to uphold. They are: Bobby Younts, Sara BarijW, Evelyn Nance, Marilyn
Robinette, and Dewey Greer.
Mrs. Kimrey Resigns
Her School Position
The Junior Pointer has receiv
ed national rec^nition in tiiej'-summer. If your job is with an
form of an All-Columbian award
for its feature's writing.
The *^^^d was given by
of the so
tinction of bfejn^the only school
paper ,ii^ the^^uth of its classi-
of journalism of
Pointer has the dis-
Attention! Get Your
t of the Seniors and the
nde^raduates will work this
industry, you must get a social
security card. To do this you only
have to go to the nearest office
of the Social Security Board and
ask for a card. But until you have
a promise of a job, do not apply
for an account number.
Why do you need a social se
curity piiyiber ? Because you want
credit3or every dollar you earn.
someday wfe^ depend upon the
ficati^^iy^^i iC^ceive this honor, .
otherLivvimers of awards bein^ ii^ record that is kept for you
r> ~L yy "RfiQVrl
Students of Junior High,
It seems that I’ve speiit so
many pleasurable and proritable,
days here in Junior High fliaAi
way I hate to leave, but'^t^feel
sure th^ next yeiufJiiDii will all
get benjnd Dew^jf^reer and
comijiit\ee, f^d work earne;
ou will b6~prc!ud to^
I aVji^^^fom, Juniir Him
Because/ thj§ paSTjsetne/ter has
enjQjm^^ onti;^ hag'
easiire^o take tWs op-
portunitLpjl^ behalf of the Stud
ent Council to thank Mrs. rtosST
[ who has been our faculty advisor
I and in so doing helped us in
I many, many ways. Also I would
■ like to thank Mr. Thayer for help-
I ing us put on cur many activi
i In closing I wish to tell you
; that I have appreciated your
splendid cooperation, and I am
sure that you will give your- new
president the same cooperation.
Sincerely yours,' '
PAUL FRIED .MAN.
With a dfeep feeling of regret,
the Home i^onomics Department
announces thV resignation of its
director, Mrs.\Lillian P. Kimrey,
who recently Wcepted the ap
pointment as ai^stant Home De-
mons^ation Agent for Guilford
mrey' served’*Jmil)r Lgh
opular withWflTe stu-
rsj Kimnw gave freely
She ^^ill—.alwhjps be
ed for her fine s^rit of
;eration and it wasK through
IV^. Kimrey’s untipifig efforts
nat Junior HiglK^chool reached
well over its' quota in the recent
Red Cross drive.
\VTtIfNhe'r’’artistic and creative
ability m designing costuihes,
Mrs. Kimrey "brought many char
acters to life’ in the plays that
Were given during her years as
Director of Home Economics. Too
—who could ever forget the de
licious refreshments at all the
parties and tea dances?
There will Be many things we
won’t forget, Mrs. Kimrey — we
are going to miss you. Our loss
is Guilford County’s gain, but we
wish you every success and hap
piness' in your new endeavor.
There is just one last request we
should like to make — dOn’^ for
get us and come back to gee us
whenever you can. '
Ne\v^ork, Pennsylvania, Ne
Jersey and California.
The All-Columbian award is
given to newspapers and maga
zines for outstanding work in
each of several fields of journal
ism, such as typography, head
lines, news stories, editorials,
sports, and features. One publi
cation is selected for each field.
Nancy Greer, Betty Jo Hedrick,
and Irving Silver are feature
writers for the paper.
Here are tj^t _you
1. Get a card if you^^mejl or
2. Do not get a card unlesg^ou
plan to work.
3. Take care of your card if
you get one.
4. Ask your employer to copy
down your name and account
6. If you lose your card, get a
duplicate. Always use the same
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