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High life. volume (None) 192?-19??, January 13, 1928, Image 1

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Welcome Pomona HIGH LIFE From the Gate City of the South and the Birthplace of O. Henry Farewell Seniors VOLUME VIII GREENSBORO HIGH SCHOOL, JANUARY 13, 1928 NUMBER 8 G. H. S. MUSIC DEPT. PRESENTS DAZZLING MUSICAL AT AYCOCK BEAUTIES WITH CHORUS “Purple and Gold Revue of 1928” Rivals Ziegfeld’s Follies—Cast 60 Popular Dances Include “Moonlight Cho rus,” “Hallelujah Chorus,” and “Just a Bit of Heaven” On Monday 16, both afternoon and evening, something new in the way of a dazzling musical revue will be pre sented by the music department. This production, “The Purple and Gold Re vue of 1928,” is fashioned after famous Broadway shows, such as the Ziegfeld Follies. It will contain a cast of 60, with special music rendered by the high school orchestra. The production will contain four big acts depicting three periods of history. Each period will be featured by special dances relating to that period. The last period, or the modern period that we are now living in, promises to be the biggest hit because of the peppy interpretation of modern dances. The entire show will carry through it a theme of love and romance with comedy thrown in. Comedy skits will be pre sented by the two famous comedians, Frank Smith and Ernest Brown, who have a reputation for giving a very amusing exhibition. Many variety acts will also be given and a surprise awaits those who are present to see the pro duction. Many beautiful scenes with elaborate scenery will be presented. Dancing choruses featuring heautiful gilrs in lovely costumes will give many popular dances. Among these are: “The Moon light Chorus,” “The Hallelujah Cho rus,” “Just a Bit of Heaven,” and “My Radio Sweetheart.” Mr. J. H. Johnson, member of the G. H. S. faculty, is at the head of the production and he has had his cast working steadily for the last two months until it has taken on an appear ance of perfection. The show will be given at Aycock school, and there will be two performances, one specially for the Aycock students in the afternoon and one for the general public at night. The performances will last two and a half hours, and there promises to be not a dull moment during the entire show. BIRTHDAY OF FRANKLIN STARTS THRIFT WEEK These Days Observed as National Affair. Mr. Phillips Secures Speakers for Chapel Exercises at Schools Thrift AYeek begins AA'ednesday, Jan uary 17, and will be observed as a national affair. This week always be gins on Benjamin Franklin’s birthday, through the observance of this week in his honor. Mr. C. AA". Phillips has secured a speaker for the chapel exercises at the various schools. Speakers will also appear at the mills and manufacturing plants in and around Greensboro on January 17. Mr. J. A. Gawthrop, secretary of the Y. AI. C. A., is general chairman of the thrift committee of this city. An ex tensive program is planned and will last through January 23. Examination Schedule SENIOR EXAMINATIONS Jan. 18-—1st and 2nd periods. Jan. 19—'Srd and 4th peiiods. Jan. 20—5th and 6th periods. Jan. 23—7th period. Jan. 24—Alake up exams. REGULAR STUDENTS’ EXAMS Jan. 23—1st and 2nd periods. Jan. 24—3rd and 4th periods. Jan. 25—5th and 6th periods. Jan. 26—7th period. Jan. 27—‘Alake up exams. DR. FRANCIS GAINES WILL GIVE ADDRESS President of Wake Forest Will Speak to Thirty-Seven Graduates OTHER PLANS COMPLETE The class exercises of the senior class of 1928 will be held at the Odell Alemorial building Thursday night, January 26. Commencement night will be Friday, January 27. On this night Dr. Francis P. Gaines, president of AAMke Forest College, will deliver the address to the 37 students who will graduate. The usual cups will be awarded with the Civitan essay contest cup as an addition. The senior examinations will begin January 18, lasting through January 24. From January 25 to 27 will be set aside as senior week. During the week the seniors will have their good times and parties. The baccalaureate sermon will be preached Sunday eve ning, January 21, as the Church of the Covenant, by Rev. R. Alurphy AA'illiams. The class day exercises will be in the form of a yacht party several years in the future. The class has reunted as the guest of their president. The happenings at the yacht party will be portrayed at this commencement exer cise by the graduating group. There will be music by the high school or chestra. The number of students in the class is 37, thirteen boys and twenty-four girls. The officers are as follows: Edgar Kuykendall, president; Ruth Lewis, vice-president; Alargaret Bain, secre tary, and Charles Root, treasurer. In addition to this graduating group there will probably be 135 next June. This includes the possible 27 who are just entering from Pomona. There are no Pomona children in the mid-year grad uating group. After the commence ment exercises the new school semester begins Alonday, January 30. GREAT MUSICIAN TO APPEAR AT CAROLINA Paderewski, the world’s most famous pianist, will appear in a concert at the Carolina theater January 2. Paderew ski is a magnet that attracts wherever he goes, music-lovers and concert- goers, for the former Polish premier is loved for his patriotism as well as for his art. He is a romantic figure, aging now, but still active for his years; in politics, in political in trigues in his beloved Poland, at the piano, he still sets the pace for all piano players. POMONA HIGH UNITES WITH CENTRAL HIGH AFTER THE HOLIDAYS Students of 8B Grade of Po mona High Transferred to Mclver School G. H. S. HAS 1,101 PUPILS Five Teachers Come From Pomona to G. H. S.—Teach Math, Sewing, Sci ence, History, French, English A change was made in the school system during the Christmas holidays when 130 Pomona students were trans ferred to G. H. S. The pupils formerly in the Pomona grammar school build ing now occupy the Pomona High School building. Their building was burned December 21. Four classes of Pomona High were transferred to Central High School while the 8B grade was transferred to Alclver. The freshman class was di vided and placed in semester I session rooms in Barn B. The sophomores have the basement of Barn B which former ly was used for miisic and industrial art. The juniors remain together and occupy the science laboratory A2. Room 201 in the music building was enlarged to accommodate the seniors. Five teachers from Pomona came with the students: Edgar Allred, science; Aliss Rena Cole, French; Aliss Hedgecock, history ; Aliss Hunter, math, and Aliss Somers, who replaces the G. H. S. teacher. Airs. AA'ilson. Few changes were made in schedules and classes. Next semester the Pomona students will be combined with the G. H. S. students in classes. Also the athletes of the Pomona school will join those of G. H. S. in the different sports. M"ith the coming of these students the enrollment of high school reaches 1,101 and increases the June graduat ing class by 24. This is the nnmher of Pomona High seniors who will grad uate with Central High. GRADUATES ENTERTAIN PARENTS AND TEACHERS Members of Senior Class Give Very Enjoyable Tea on Tuesday Eve ning, January 10 MUSIC IS FEATURE OF PROGRAM The senior class of the Greensboro High School entertained their parents and teachers at a tea. The affair was held in Aliss Lily AATiiker's room, 103, Tuesday evening Januarv 10, from 8 to 10 o'clock. The guests were met at the door by Cora Lee Cox and Bill Fife. They in troduced the guests to the receiving line, which was composed of the offi cers of the class, Aliss Alitchell, and Air. and Airs. C. AA7 Phillips. Punch was served by AATlliam Cates, Basil Nave, George Gregory, Jewel Dicks, Kathleen Lashley and Ruth Yarborough. Gi’cidy Aliller sang several selections. Evelyn Parkes gave a violin solo and Alarjorie Cox sang. The Glee Club quartet, consisting of Le Grande John son, Guy Hope, Dick Douglas and Allen Stanley, sang several selections which completed the program. The affair was very successful and many parents and teachers were present. SENIOR CALENDAR Parent Tea—‘Tuesday, January 10. Chapel Program—Alonday, Janu ary 16. Examinations—Wednesday, Jan uary 18-24. Sermon—Sunday, January 22. Senior AYeek—January 23-27. Class Day — Thursday, Jan u- ary 26. Commencement Exercises—Janu ary 27. DR. CAMERON BECK SPEAKS TO PUPILS “Character Is the Most Precious Possession of Man,” He Declares “CARRY ON” GIVES MOTTO “I value the friendship of all high school students,” said Dr. Cameron Beck in a talk to Greensboro High School at Odell Alemorial building, January 5. Dr. Beck is director of personnel of the New York Stock Ex change and comes in contact with a great many students. “There are more high school students in the stock ex change than in any other financial house in the country.” Young men and women come into Dr. Beck’s office every day asking for positions. They want to know what the pay is, and the working hours are, but only one out of ten ever ask the question, “AAliat are the opportunities?” Dr. Beck told the students of various young men with whom he has come in contact. Alen, who weer drinkers, cursers, procrastinators^ and not the least of all, men who were liars. “It is a dangerous hour in your life when you begin to tamper with the truth,” he stated. “Character is the most precious pos session of man,” said Dr. Beck. “You are daily stamping a trade mark on your character that will influence your life. I see trade marks stamped on some faces that I would not want stamped on mine.” In closing his talk, the speaker gave his audience the two words “carry on,” and a little verse that was once given to him, “Young man, what you are to be, you are now becoming.” YOUNG PEOPLE’S CONFERENCE MEETS AT GRACE CHURCH Greensboro Hostess to First In terdenominational Confer ence Held in Guilford 200 YOUNG PEOPLE THERE Conference Carries Theme of “The At tractive Christ”—D. AV. Sims Speaks on This Subject Due to the small auditorium in the High School, Dr. Turrentine gave the students special permission to use the Odell Alemorial building. This is the first time the whole students body has been together in quite a number of years. The first interdenominational Sun day School Conference met last Alon day and Tuesday, January 9-10, at the Grace Alethodist church, under the leadership of Aliss lone Alverson, sup erintendent of the Young People's di vision of North Carolina. Alore than 200 young people, between the ages of 16 and 24 years, represent ing about 40 Sunday Schools, attended. The Greensboro High School boys and girls, who were registered delegates to the conference, were excused from all Tuesday classes hy Supt. Archer. “Attractive Christ” is Theme The program for the conference was built around the theme of the “Attrac tive Christ.” The main talk Alonday night was the “Attractive Christ,” by D. AA". Sims, general superintendent of the North Carolina Sunday School As sociation. Lucile Sharpe welcomed the delegates and Harry Hill i-esponded. Norman York led the devotional, using the theme “Seeing Jesus.” Tuesday morning's program was fea tured with a discussion of “Class Or ganization and Its Part in Growing Life,” by Air. Roy A. Burkhart, Chi cago, associate director of Young People's work, and International Coun cil of Religious Education. Tuesday afternoon was devoted to demonstra tions pertaining to training for Chris tian service,. Devotionals for these two services were led by John Ingram. Tuesday afternoon was also devoted to group meetings. Tuesday night was turned over to a young people's banquet in the AI. P. Church hut. Alacon Crocker acted as toastmaster, and John Brown, Doris Hogan, Bill Byers as toasters. Aliss Alargaret Pritchett led the delegates in a group of songs and yells. The promotion committee for this conference was as follows: General Chairman—George AlcSwain. Secretary-^—Alary Leet Underwood. Banquet—Alargaret Pritchett. Publicity—Doris Hogan. Place of meeting—John Brown. Decoration—Alfred Parker. Alusic—^Ruth Simpson. Entertainments—Frances Elder. Rev. Gypsy Smith Discusses the Life of a Gypsy. Says Drinking and Profanity Are AVorst Traits Rev. Gypsy Smith spoke to the students of the Alain' buiiding, Alonday, January 9. He told some of the traits and interesting facts about his tribe. He narrated the life of his father, and how he was converted. “AA^hen Christ came into my father's life he AA’as a changed man. By his life we boys first patterned our own lives.” According to Air. Smith, all Anglo-Saxon trjibes Avere saAvage until the gospel of Christ brought light and life. The gypsies are a Avandering people. They are the only tribe that has no government, no school, no churches, and re ligion. “The finest of our manhood holds SAA’ay oA’er us. You can only hope to reach a goal in life, to be real ‘felloAvs' as you open Avide your heart to Christ,” said Rev. Smith. “The reason gypsies are so heathen is no one has gone into the. gypsies’ camp Avith the mes sage of Jesus. The people think of gypsies as a Avild, inhuman tribe,” says Air. Smith. If my father had not been con verted, our Avhole family AA’ould be out in the Avoods of England, curs ing and drinking Avith the rest of the gypsies,” declared the speaker. Air. Smith said that the main faults of the gj'psies are SAA’earing, drinking, and profanity. I ci ;■ il

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