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1 Bill McGuinn Elected To Head Student Government Tommy Lentz, Vice-President; Joan Crowder, Secre tary-Treasurer; Joan Ronk, Chairman of Public Rela tions, and Mary Lou Dillon, Editor, Completes the Executive Committee Junior Pointer PUBLISHED BY STUDENTS OF HIGH POINT JR. HIGH SCHOOL VOL XVIII, No. 5 High Point, N. C Tuesday, May 28, 1946 25c A YEAR Bill McGuinn, winning a ma jority of the 450 votes cast, was chosen president of Junior High’s student body in the election held on May 20th and 21st. Bill’s sup porting- executive committee con sists of Vice-President, Tommy Lentz; Secretary and Treasurer, Joan Crowder; Chairman of Pub lic Relations, Joan Rork, and Editor-in-Chief of the Junior Pointer—Mary Lou Dillon. Bill has served in Student Gov ernment for two years, being mayor of 103 last semester. He has been on various committees, and is chairman of civic affairs at the present time. He also has a very high point rating. Nancy Jean Monroe also competed for the office of president. Tommy Lentz comes from room 103. She has been active monitor and has been head of the devotional committee. Tommy won over Barbara Steele and Jim my Woolen for vice-presidency. Last Minute Bulletins JIM IS SICK Jim (James Johnson), Junior High’s janitor, who for so many years has kept the building warm, clean and in good working order, is now out of commission himself. It is necessary for him to have a serious operation and he is wait ing word from Veterans’ Hospital in Fayetteville for admittance. The teachers, under Miss Dick son’s sponsorship, contributed a purse of money to help see Jim through this difficult time. The new Secretary of Junior High—Joan Crowder has been active as a secretary in various clubs and homerooms. Others ran- ning for secretary and treasurer were Ann Face and Helen Jacobs. Joann Ronk, of room , who won over Sally Trepke, Bet ty Jean Summers, Marie Board and Mona Rae Pennington, for the office of Chairman of Public Relations, has been in charge of many parties and programs. She has been on many party planning- committees. The newly elected editor of the Junior Pointer, Mary Lou Dil lon, has contributed articles to the Junior Pointer many times this year. She is from room 103. Di anne Wagger, who also ran for Editor-in-Chief, will be Mary Lou’s Associate Editor. These new officers will be in stalled at the beginning of school next year. They will succeed Dot Kendall, president; Donald Thurber, vice- president; Carolyn Murray, secre tary; and Marilyn Robinette, edi tor of Junior Pointer. Mr, Emile Serposs Presents Ninth Grade Choir in Concert; Dot Lewis Will Be Featured As Piano Soloist Shown above are the principals in the ninth grade choir: Left to right, they are: Jean Penny, president; Donald Thurber, vice-president; Dot Lewis, accompanist; Mr. Emile Serposs, director; Mary Strickland, sec retary-treasurer; Johnny Raper, librarian. Honor RoU For Fifth Six Weeks Period Seventh Grade Glee Club Also Will Perform The names of the students meeting the requirements for the honor roll during the fifth six-weeks period are listed below. It was impossible to get the sixth period honor roll and the yearly honor roll for this last issue of the paper as the final grades come in too late. Miss Esther Free has held the position as office secretary at Ju nior High since the resigning of Miss Juanita Hedrick in May. Miss Free had attended the local schools and served on the Junior Pointer staff while in Junior High. At high school she graduated valedictorian of the senior class. She was a sophomore at High Point College, where she was tak ing a business course before com ing to Junior High. Students who have participated in Student Council activities have counted their scores for the year, and those students who have over two hundred points are: Donald Thurber, Carolyn Andrews, Bar bara Lee, Lorene Kivett and Bill McGuinn. The recognition serv ice for those who have served in Student Council will be held to morrow. 7th. GRADES Faye Meadows Betty Jean Floyd Klaene Boyles T.ouise Johnson Wiooro * -- ■ Mary eatress Anita Southern WilUe Swing Ann Von Cannon Patricia Surrett Jerry Lassiter Audrey Thomas Patsy Whitt Bobby Bundy Marcia Setel Marcia Steel Gladys Hall Jimmy Brow’n Mary Jean Warden Billie Ann Slate Vida Snider De Vera Rogers Norma Taylor Geraldine Bullock Harriet Edwards Barbara Helmstetler Rheba Ledbetter Connie McGhee Nancy Samuel Nancy Stradley Vivian Miller Betty Ann Sain Ann Allred Jo Ann Graham Nancy Perryman Suzanne Slate Elizabeth Chapman Tris Scearce IVralvin erkinson Doris Chitwood Myrtle Hughes Van Boyles Bob Fountain Adrian Grant .lean Armfield Doris Crav'en Ann Folger Joanne Rothrock Betty Collins Hal Davis Jerry Snider Johnny Bell Franda Dobson INIartha Jean Burton Janet Blair Frances Mull Jimmy Lovelace 8th. GRADES Nancy Beck Lora Lee Beason Imetta Grub Frances Mishoe Robert Ladehoff Bill McGuinn Barbara Jean Fogleman Patricia Johnson Patricia Massey Nancy Oglesby Junior Pointer Receives First Class Honor Rating From Scholastic P.A, Participating in the thirty-fourth All-American Critical Service of the National Scholastic Press Association, the JUNIOR POINTER received a first place honor rating. This year the JUNIOR POINTER was rated with approximately 1,- 250 school papers. The signifi cance of the numerical levels with in which these papers fell is as follows^ four, no honors: three, fair: two, good; one, excellen. In winning first class honors this year, the paper was judged very good and excellent in vitality and originality of style, attractive ness and balance of make-up, the constructive quality of editorials, and the forcefulness of the sports stories. Once before in its eighteen- year-old life, has the JUNIOR POINTER achieved a first class honor rating. That happened in 1941 whenj Ella Page Harrison was editor and Mrs. Ross was edi torial sponsor. Lucy Coggins Fred Culler Shirley Allred Elizabeth Gallowy Rebecca Leonard Nan?>' Jean Monroe Joan Livengood Helen Jacobs Carolyn Andrews Nora Bundy Jane Ch imelin Nancy Lewis Betty Jo Snider 9th. GRADES Rebecca Dickens Paul Conrad Cl.vde Garrison Bobby Hopkins Bobby I‘adget Patsy C’-odfelter Betty Davis Betty Faye Hedgecock Shirley Kirkman Gladys Linthicum Charlene Thomas Bobby Neill Nancy Jo Smith Donald Thurber Betty Claire Schultheiss Max Thurman Dot Kendall Grace Ann Guy Temma Leyton Mary Lou lummer WHY? Only four hundred and fifty students out of thirteen hundred exercised the one great privilege of a democ racy—voting. WHY? Bringing to a close a year packed with performing and participating in musical events, the Junior High Music Depart ment will present a concert in this auditorium tonight at 8 o’clock as a climax to the year’s program. Mr. Emile Serposs will direct the ninth grade choir while the seventh grade glee club will sing under the direction of Miss Lena Sale. Dot Lewis occupies jbhe ' position of featured solo p'eUTorm- er. She will be heard in a group of piano numbers. The full progi'am to be given to night is listed below: Seventh Grade Glee Club Onward Christian Soldiers — (Sullivan)—Arrgd. by Swift. The Prayer Perfect—Stenson. Jubilate Deo—Mozart. Home Rumoring A reg’lar ole summer picnic was enjoyed by room 108 recently at the city lake and, from all reports, they must’ve had a pretty fine time. By the Editor year! She tells us her good luck comes from not looking at her re port card until after she gets home. Under the supervision of Miss Helen Young, room 116 has or ganized a class newspaper called ‘^Buzzing Around 116.’’ Please, we can’t stand competition! Elizabeth Lewis of room 107, has had the distinction of, (1) being the only student in her room who hasn’t been absent or tardy and (2) having made the most book reports. Robert Lee, 110, has had a G.I. haircut. Not only to keep with the current fad but also to save him from the inconvenience of having Miss Furr pull it out. Champion, after a recent spell ing bee held in room 3, was Lilly Jane Hudson. Room 5’s pride and joy is Betty Floyd, who has made all A’s this Say, has anyone noticed 215’s fine behavior during assemblies lately? What’s your strategy, Miss Gurley? Boys’ Glee Club America the Beautiful—Ward. A Freckled Frog — Traditional. Integer Vita—Hemming. Ninth Grade Choir God Is a Spirit—Scholin. Lonesome Valey—White Spir itual. As Torrents in Summer—Elgar. Dot Lewis Concerto in D minor—Mendels sohn. Ninth Grade Choir To Music—Schubert. Summertime, “Porgy and Bess” —Gershwin. Serenade, “The Student Prince” —Romberg. The ninth grade choir, under the leadership of Mr. Emile Ser poss, has been the most active of the choral groups this year. It has had a functioning organiza tion headed by; Jean Penny, presi dent; Donald Thurber, vice-presi dent; Mary Strickland, secretary- treasurer, and Johnny Raper, li brarian. This choir has been heard in many important school events such as Open House, the Christ mas program and Sixth Grade Day. Tsk? Tsk! The following is copied from a ninth grade notebook on “The Lady of the Lake”: Dedicated to . . . Nancy, Dot, Carolyn, Jackie, Ruby, Betty Ann, Barbara, Marie, Temma and Grace Ann, who helped me so faith fully. Signed: BILL CECIL. Junior High OrcKestra Presented In Concert The High Point Junior High School orchestra, under the direc tion of Miss Virginia Frank, pred- sented its annual spring concert in the Junior High School audito rium Thursday night. May 23rd. Appearing on the same program was the all-city beginners’ or chestra. Miss Frank, high school instrument teacher, conducted Michaels, elementary instrument teacher, also directed three. Also featured on this program were several duo-piano numbers played by Mrs. Sidney Gayle and Mr. Emile Serposs. Clara Mae Yarborough, Darrell Beverley and Jane Chamelin have been concert masters during this year. Also of mention are the nine Junior High students who have played with the Senior High orchestra during the year but ap peared with the Junior High or chestra in the concert. They are: Annie Sue Alverson, Norman Sohnehen and Donnie Silver (vio lins), Shirley Kirkman (viola), Bobbie Brawley, Betty Cusworth (’cellos), Ginny Saunders (double bass), Leslie Andrews (bassoon), Charlene Thomas (French horn). The program included such well known and universally liked selections as “Emperor’s Waltz” by Strauss; an arrangement of Rachmaninoff’s “Second Piano Concerto” and an arrangement of themes from Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheharazade”. Junior High Donates Food To City-Wide Collection The recent city-wide drive for canned foods held in the High Point city schools and local church es has received Junior High School’s contribution of a total of 482 cans. Among the fobds to be sent from Junior High to the starving population of Europe are 212 cans of milk, 112 of peas and beans, and the remainder being a miscellaneous assortment of corn, tomatoes, fruits, and meats.