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FOR A BETTER G. H. S.
GREENSBORO HIGH SCHOOL, Greensboro, N. C., Feb. 6, 1923.
WINSTON FACULTY GIVES
G. H. S. LITTLE END OF
A TEN TO EIGHT SCORE
POETRY CLUB ENTERTAINEO
AT HOME OF LILLIAN CLEGG
‘Sea Gull Song” Selected by Club
For High Life
Return Game To Be Played
A new wrinkle, in the athletic
way, has been started by this
year’s faculty. Not to be outdone
by the students, they have organ
ized a cracker-jack of a basket
The first game of the season
was played against the Winston
faculty, in Winston.
During the first half Greens
boro took the bit in her mouth
and got away with a fine lead.
She did not allow the enemy to
make a single field goal during
the initial period. The work of G.
Phillips and AicFadden as guards
was good. The first half score
was 6 to 3 in tavor of G. H. S.
At the beginning of the second
half the game started off with a
bang. The U inston bunch of
players were tired of looking
weak in the eyes of their ardent
supporters, so they immediately
began to toss the ball for goals.
Three followed each other in suc
cession. 'then] a foul goal was
thrown through the hoop, mak
ing the score iO to 8 inlavor of
People who saw the game said
that all of the players ought to
make the football laculty team
next year if roughness and pep
had anything to QO with it.
This P'hursciay a return game
will be played in Greensboro, and
Mr. Charlie Phillips, the big
Greensboro star, says that the G.
H. S. faculty are planning a no
The Poetry club held its third
meeting on Thursday night at the
home of Afiss Lillian Clegg. At
this time the first regular pro
gram of the club was presented
It consisted of talks, and after
wards a general discussion of the
following subjects: Imagination
in Poetry, led by Alice Thomp
son, The Charm of Poetry, led by
Katharine 'Gregory, Poeticj Im
ages, by Elizabeth Transou.
Arrangements were made for
the study of certain poets and
their works, and the program was
The hostess served delightful
refreshments decorate in our
own purple and gold.
At each meeting the interest
and enthusiasm for this Poetry
Study club has accumulated.
Every member brings a poem
written by some contemporary
poet, and it is read aloud to the
other members. After all have
been read one is chosen to be pub
lished in High Life. The one se
lected for this week is the “Sea
Gull Song” by Mary Carolyn
Davies. It was published, at one
time, in the Saturday ''Evening
Sea Gull Song
Aly thought are mighty sea-gulls,
Shining out to sea
As white and strong as sea-gulls
As avid of the sea
They rest upon the green waves.
They mount up, one by one.
Aly thoughts are lordly sea-gulls.
; THE ADMINISTRATIVE 1
The reporters from Spring
Street and West Lee Schools
are the only ones who have
sent in their contributions
for The Administrative Page,
therefore this department is
not appearing in this issue.
MISS ELLIOTT OF N. C. C. W.
One of the best attended and
most interesting meetings of the
Parent-Teachers’ Association ,bf
the Fligh School was held in the
school auditorium Wednesday
afternoon, Jan. 31, at 3:30. The
subject of the afternoon was
“Junior Citizenship.” Nancy Lit
tle and John Sykes, two mem
bers of the Senior class, very
ably discussed Student Coopera
tive Council, a phase of Junior
citizenship in the school. Nancy
r.^ittle showed how it would op
erate as a medium between the
student body and the faculty, in
creasing in school the standard of
honor and stimulating scolar-
Continued on page 4
SENIOR SHORT STORY CLUB
HOLDS PREMIER MEETING
Mrs. Dreher Entertains
The Short Story Club had its
first meeting Alonday night, Jan.
29th, at the home of Air. and Mrs.
Dreher on Alclver Street. This
being the first meeting we made
plans for our future work. Hepe
are the five aims:
1. To learn to appreciate short
2. To learn the principles of
short story writing.
3. To encourage the writing of
short stories for “High Life.”
4. To work a bibliography taf
manuals on short story writing.
5. To start individual collections
of short stories by the club mem
Books were received for study
and from what was read in them,
the course will inevitably be an
enjoyable one. The parts for the
next meetingi were assigned to
Francis Thoma,s, Lee Cartland,
Wilbur Hodgkin ,and Alargaret
HISTORIAN AND HIGH LIFE
EDITOR ELECTED BY JUNIORS
The Junior Class met in room
101, Frida}^ afternoon. The presi
dent was absent, but the vice
president, Aliss Edna Cartland.
ably presided. The purpose of
this meeting was to elect a class
historian. There were three nom
inees for this office. Aliss Isabel
Cone was elected.
As one of the Junior class edi
tors was unable to fill the duties
of that office, on account of her ill
health, a suggestion was made
from the chair, that some one be
nominated to fill the office. There
were three nominees for this off
ice also. Aliss Elizabeth Thorn
ton was elected.
Miss Cartland brought before
the class the importance of class
unity in making arrangements
for the Junior-Senior reception.
In order to promote this unity, a
representative from each Junior
room was proposed to form a
committee to decide on commit
tees for the final arrangements
for the reception. The decision of
this committee will be brought
before the class at the next meet
ing, at which time further ar
rangements will be proposed.
Aly body, .stays in bondage
Upon tlie shore, I know;
But lazily float the, sea-gulls
Like great flakes of snow.
Lazily, fir at the sea-gulls
Drifting in the blue
My thoughts are bright as sea
Their flight as true.
(Continued on page 3)
Typewriting Team Working
Hard Every Afternoon
The basket ball teams aren’t
the only ones that are practicing
for G. H. S. Every afternoon after
school the Typewriting Team is
out working for all it’s worth.
The contestants are trying to
achieve perfection both in speed
and in accuracy, for they hope to
carry off the honors at the com
The typewriting .^contest will
probably be held in Durham about
the first of May, and is under the
managership of Aliss Ethel Sol-
loway, of the Durham High
The typewriting team who will
represent G. H. S. is composed
of three senior girls, Pauline
Pleasants, Aladeline Little and
Elizabeth Tilley. When inter
viewed, the girls stated that they
considered their chances for win
ning the contest, this year, very
REIDSYILLE AND RALEIGH
SCALPS ADDED TO STRING
OF GIRL DASKETEERS
Our basketball girls kept up
their string of victories by adding
to their list two more wins.
They defeated Reidsville, Fri
day night, Jan. 26, on their own
floor, (Reidsville) 3-10.
On Saturday night the team
met their old rival, Raleigh,
the Y. M. C. A. of Greensboro.
The Raleigh girls sent our team
to defeat in the championship se
ries last year, consequently there
was a large number of students
from the scho-.,l and many inter
ested fans of the city present.
The Capitol City girls were
handed the low end of a 26 to 18
The Greensbor(/ quint had no
individual stars for the game, but
they united their efforts in excel
lent team work, which proved
Raleigh’s stumbling block.
For the visiting team Sue
Alowery, Elizabeth Thomas and
Doris De Lamater played excep
The line-up and summary:
Field goals: StC Eton, 1; Pat
terson, 6; Aleyers, 4; Alowery, 4:
Chappell, 3. Foul goals: Patter-
son,4; Mowery, : Chappell, 1.
Substitutes: Stiu rntt for Aley
ers, Aleyers for Stockton. Refe
ree, Aliss Doris Stinnett.
Sweeney. Alarjorie Cartland will
lead the discussion of the short
story called the “Song.” The
charter members of this organi
zation are as follows: Carmell
Ferguson, President; John Sikes,
Reporter; Lota Lee Troy, Secre
tary and .pTreasurer; Wilbur
Hodgkin, Marjorie Cartland,
Alartha Farrar, Lee Cartland,
Francis Thomas Alargaret
Barnes, Alargaret Sweeney and
This club ?is a little' late ih
starting but just wait and see if
they don’t make up for lost time.
Mr. Barton heads this club and
says that he expects great things
of it. The meetings are to be held
every two weeks on Alonday
night from 7 :30 to 9 :30. The dif
ferent members of the club will
entertain it in their turns. Mrs.
Dreher delightfully entertained
the club this time and Aliss Alar
garet Sweeney has invited it to
her house for the next meeting.
It gives the club great pleasure
to say that Airs. Dreher has join
ed them. She is very much inter
ested in their work and the club
feels sure that she will prove to
be a valuable asset.
MOORESVILLE TEAM AGAIN
TO HOLD THE BAG
WINS BY TEN POINTS
FOOTBALL MEN RECEIVE
Th; two horns went to chapel
1 uesday—the first meeting Jor
this semester—Air. Charlie Phit
lips led the devotional exercises
and then turned the program
over to Mr. Reaves.
Air. Reaves, Coach of the
Freshman Football Team, pre
sented numerals to the Freshman
The following men received nu
Phd Shelton, Captain,
Cox, Napoleon Lufetv,
Flolder, Thomas Parsons,
rice Fein, Claude Kelly,
mond Bennett, Clarence
Clarence Andrews, Bill Hill,.
Wednesdayi-’s Chapel Program
The following day the main
(Continued on patre 3)
For the second time in the sea
son Greensboro has suffered de
feat at the hands of the snappy
Mooresville team. The Greens
boro second team started the
game Friday night but were soon
swamped under a 12 to 4 score.
Then the first team went on the
court into action. This only
served as a spur to the visitors
and they piled up the score, un
til at the end of the game it stood
37 to 27 in their favor.
Hartness and Evans Idid the
stellar work for Mooresville, but
the entire team was good.
For Greensboro, Goodwin and
Harrison showed up well. Had
they not been so ambitious in
trying to make long shots from
near the center of the floor, tho,
they might have been even bet
Line-up and summary;
Greensboro. Pos. Alooresville.
Everett r.f. Gresham
Substitutions: Harrison for
Everett, Stone for Gray, Good
win for Block, Swift for Cox, Sel
lars for Burroughs, Block for
Goodwin, Goodwin for Block,
Lothrey for Brown. Field goals:
Everett 1, Gray 1, Harrison 3,
Stone 2, Goodwin 3, Swift 1, Sel
lars 1, Ghaham 4, Hartness 6,
Evans 5, Carrigan 1, Brown 1,
Foul goals: Harrison 2 out of 5
trials. Stone 1 out of 4, Goodwin
none out of 3, Hartness 3 out of
8. Referee Frazier, Guilford col-
GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM
HONORED BY FOOTBALL BOYS
The Greensboro and Raleigh
girls’ basketball teams were hon-
orees last Saturday evening, Jan.
27th, at a delightful reception and
weinie roast given at the Y. W.
C. A. hut. The entertainment be
gan immediately after the
Greensboro Raleigh game.
The main feature of the eve
ning was a very graceful clog-
dance rendered by Air. Charlie
Phillips and Miss Louise Smith.
Weinies '.with ' mustard (were
served by Coach McFadden and
Dude Sellars. Marshmallows
were toasted over the fire in the
This was the first time in the
history of the high school that the
boys have entertained a girls’
team. It has always been the job"
of the girls to provide for the en
tertainment of visiting teams.
For this reason and for the good
time had by all, the girls were
very grateful for their reception.