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GREENSBORO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, GREENSBORO, N. C., APRIL 29, 1938
L. M. Clymer
and Mack Lackey
AVERAGE OF 96.5
Helen Porter Takes Second
Place by Making an
Average of 96.2.
SEVEN PEOPLE AVERAGE 96
L. ]M. Clymer and Mack Lackey took
highest scholastic honors last report
period by averaging Helen l*orter
came in second ^Yith an average of
90.2, while third place was taken by
Mary B. .Tackson, Ethel Pope. Doris
Sharpe, Charles Lewis, and David
Cates, having averages of 90. Twenty-
eight people made the special honor
roll, and only 118 made the regular
The other twenty who had an average
of 9,5 or above are Kirby Moore, .lane
Mttrray, l*anl Pearson, Genev:v Kaken-
kamp, Marihelle Guin, Ruth Heffner.
Bill Hemphill, Annis Hines, Elizabeth
Beall, Christine Allen, Margaret Little,
Frances Chisholm, Dorothy Hendrix,
Bobby Clark, Douglas Hunt. Sudie
Clark, Myrtle Davis, Carl Compton,
and .Jean Cantrell.
G. H. S. Girls Go Ga-Ga
HIGH LIFE JOURNALISTS
ATTEND PRESS INSTITUTE
Nelle Bookout, Elizabeth Newton, Paul
Pearson, and Mrs. Betts Represent
School Paper at Chapel Hill.
Put It First
The report cards for the second re
port period of this semester were
issued on Tuesday of this week. A
careful examination of the Honor
Roll lists and the Failure Sheets
shows us that scholarship in the
Senior High school does not show
any material improvement as com
pared with the first report of this
semester. We feel that the most im
portant thing ill connection with
high school is scholarship, and we
are very much concerned over the
indifference of some students toward
school marks. We have approxi
mately five more weeks in this se
mester, and all of you can improve
your semester average by more and
better effort. I encourage you to
place school first during these last
few weeks, and to do everything
within your power to improve the
scholarship standing of our high
school. Nothing less than your best
will be satisfactory.
A. P. ROUTH.
CLUBS TO MEET
MAY 6 AND 7
Ed Hipp, Charlie Baker, and
James Wolfe Delegates
From G. H. S.
MULLIS WILL PRESIDE
Extensive Program Being Planned for
Entertainment of Monogram
Wearers at Conference.
PRESS CONVENTION STARTS TODAY
High Tufe is sending three student
reiiresentatives and one faculty adviser
to the annual North Carolina Scholas
tic Press institute. Mrs. Betts will he
file faculty adviser and Nelle Bookout,
Elizabeth Newton, and l*aul I’earson
will represent the journalism class.
The meeting starts today and will
continue through tomorrow. A very in
teresting program has been i)lanned,
which will he very beneficial to high
school newspaiier writers.
Marty Cocktield. editor of High Thfe,
and Jean Berbert, business manager,
were unable to attend the meeting a.s
representatives, since they have gone
with the seniors to JVashington.
For details showing how the little pink hunclle above aroused the
maternal instincts ot our'high scaooTTassidSTs'erstorv^
Why the Baby Talk
ENTER MATH CONTEST
G. H. S. Students Enter State Con
test Today; Best Papers Will Be
Sent to Chapel Hill.
Tile anniial North Carolina math con
test is being given today to a])])roxi-
mately 30 juniors and seniors ot G.H.8.
The three best papers of the seniors
will he sent to Chapel Hill to compete
against winning jiapers of other North
Carolina high schools. The juniors are
taking the ti'st today merely as a means
of preparing for next year's contest.
The list of entrants is as follows:
Cornelia Anderson. John Adams,
Charles Bennett, Perriiie Bilyen. Clyde
Cobh, Sndie Clark ,L. M. Cl.viner, .Janet
Camphell, Edna Caviiiess. Carl Comp
ton. Elizahi'th Deaton, Irvin Eulton,
Richard Eritz. Ed Gehrke. Jack Gorrell,
Ed Grosse. Ed JJipp. Dorothy Hendrix.
Dickie .Johnson. Austin Lane. Margaret
Jwwis, Frank Alasters. Elfried Penne-
kamp, Stokes Rawlins. Geneva Rahen-
\ kani]), George Re.vnolds. ChaiJes Staley,
.Joe Sclioollield, Carrol S]»ainhonr. Al-
iiert Wilson, and Bryce Vow.
“Kitchi-goo; nice ntle babe."
AJrs. JValker, of the American Red
Cro.ss, strolled down the school walk
ntteiiiig hahy talk to something cuddled
in her arms. She marched into the
class room, where a class of girls were
assembled, and dropiied her burden
with a resounding thud upon the cot in
Ihe room. The girls all gasped but
"Now, giris." began Mr. Walker,
“this class has been made ]);\ssible for
you, and I hope you will take advantage
of it. A knowledge of hygiene is neces
sary in any home. Our leSsou this morn-
lug will consist of the handiing of a
With th:it. she grahlxal the mys
terious huudle by the head, and held
it hetore the cla.ss. The class, to a girl,
jump’ed to its feet with a cry. The to])
of the bund e slowly unwrapped, reveal
ing the face of a large doll. The class
sighed and sat down.
d'his hap])ened in one of the five
(■lasses in home hygiene which have
hiKMi organized through the coo])eration
of the Greensboro chapter of the
American Red Cross. Mrs. Mary Walker
is in charge of the instruction, and the
classes are being held in the Heience
CUP IS TO BE AWARDED
BY PLAYMASTERS’ CLUB
Trophy to Be Presented to the
Outstanding Member of
DRAMATIC CLUB GIVES PLAY
MRS. MILNER GOES TO
DURHAM FOR MEETING
IMr-^. (’halies Aliliier. head of the
Gi'eenshoro jinhlic .scliool -afeterias, is
going to Dnrhain today to attend the
iiK'eting ot the executive committee of
the North (’arolina division of the
Anu'ricaii Association ot Lniversity
\\'()mcn. Oil Saturday she will .attend
lh(' general meeting of the organization.
Mrs. Milner is presid;ait of lh(‘ Greens-
Ixu'o hi'anch of the .association.
Jliss J.ottie JVall, director of J’lay-
masters, has announced that the
dramatic organization will award a
silv er loving laip semi-ammally to the
member of the cliih voted most helpful
in the production of the plays, either
in acting or backstage work. The enp
will he presented for the first time at
file .June Commencement.
Tlie Idaymasters, Wednesday, gave a
one-act ])lay entitled, “Tlie Bo.v Comes
Home," by A. A. Milne.
Two Faculty Members and
Parents of Students
WILL RETURN SUNDAY
'With Washington, It. C., :is their des-
tin.ation ()2 members of the graduating
Class leiJ. the x. 31. C. Hr'tT^WcTay
morning at (! :30 in private ears and a
bus to enjoy an educational tour of
tile national caLJitol. The party, which
is chaperoned b,y Miss Mary Ellen
Blackmon, Mrs. Estelle ImGuin, Mrs.
Roland Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Lewis, Mrs. F. B. Mooney, Mrs. A. L.
Roberson, IMrs. Clntrles Ivetchiun, Mrs.
J. J^. Kendall, and Mr. and Mrs. A. Ik
Ronth will return to the city late Sun
The sight'^eers visited historic Itieh-
mond and Mount J’ernon yesterday and
jirrived in 'Washington before dark.
After snpiier the party enjoyed a night
boat trip on the I’otomac river.
Before the seniors return they plan
to visit the Bureau of I'rinting and En
graving, J^ederal Bureau of Investiga
tion, Capitol, Jdbrary of Congress, Su
preme Court building. Zoo, Airport,
Arlington Cemetery, JVhite House,
Smithsonian Institute, JVashmgton
Moiiuiueiit, and the Ran-American
Chemists Invent Compound
For Use In Degravitator
Your snooping reporter, always on
the ah'rt for startling info, chanced
upmi a mad chemist who Avas busily
engaged with some ;ipparatus which
was close beside him.
Endeavoring to dis(r)ver the nature
of his experiments, I'I piiroached the
laborator.v. As J slo ^y opened the
door .-Hid walked cautii ^.isly toward the
chemist, he looked up from hi work;
however, his eyi's (luicldy dropped hack
to his task ;uid Ik' jo; ted down a tew
note.s l)efore he gazi'd ^it me again.
"What do yon want' ' he asked in a
Taking courage from this recognition,
I drew niysidf up and told him that I
wished to inti'rview him for High Life.
“Humph." h(‘ ri'plied. turning hack
to his work.
Not wishing to he ignored, I asked
him wlnit he was doing.
"Mil, Pierpoint, eet ees like thees,”
he resjiouded in a forced accent. “I am
maiinfactnring zee most wonderful com
pound that oes not known by man—
"What's it for?”
A piizzli'd expression crept across
Herr Mack Lacke.y's face at this en
tirely uncalled for impiisitiveness on
the ])ai t of your reporter.
IIoweA’er, a look of comprehension
soon I'eplaced that of bewilderment.
His conntenmice lit up in triumph.
“I wiH'l use I'ot to sujjply energy for
my degravitator." With this he
launched into an explanation of his
machiiu' Avhich he claimed would en-
Clyde E. (Pete) Mullis, chairman of
the North Carolina Association of Mon
ogram C uhs has called a state-wide
meeting of monogram veearers at
Gliapel Hill on May (> and 7.
Edd Hipp, president of the G. H. S.
Monogram elnh, has been named chair
man of the Greensboro delegation, and
lias in turn selected Charlie Baker,
captain of the football team, and James
Wolfe, letternian in football and base
ball, to complete the group of three.,
The delegates will he guests of the
association at the track meet between
the UniA’ersity of North Carolina and
Georgia, and will attend the University-
Navy baseball game on Saturday.
Oiticers ot the convention will be
elected during the business session.
HIGH SCHOOL BAND
GIVES RADIO PROGRAM
Miss Malvin Morton Offers Lecture for
Charm School Program
of April 26.
DEBATING CLUB GIVES DEBATE
The Greensboro High school band,
under the direction of Mr. Hazelman,
will present a radio program, JYedues-
day, May 4. The presentation will be
celebrating National Music JVeek.
The Charm school, supervised by Miss
Kiieece, offered as their program a lec
ture in the form of a question box,
given by 3Iiss Malvin Morton of the
Y. tY. C. A. TTiis program was a repro
duction of the regular club session on
Tuesday, April 20.
Idle April 20th radio iirogram was in
form of a debate, given by tour niem-
hers of the High School Debating team.
MR. NICHOLSON GIVES
PROGRAM, “PLAY SAFE”
Miss Cason’s English Class Presents
Program on Shakespeare;
Interview With Past.
(Continued on Page Tavo)
To bring the Inter-CTass Itadio series
to a close, Mr. Nicholson presented an
interesting program on school traffic,,
yesterday, April 28. Since there has.
been ninch trouble Avith the school
traffic situation, this program Avas A’ery
Commemorating JYilliam Shakes-
])e!ires birthday. Miss Cason's English
(> class gave a radio program, Thurs
day, April 21. This skit Avas in the
form of an intervicAV Avith the past.
The program Avas issued from the office
of education in JYashington.
tNJld floAver preservation avus the
to])ic of discussion on the program
given by 31 rs. Blackhnrn's nature study
class in an (airlier April program.
Industrial Arts to Have Exhibit
On 3Ia.v 9-14 the industrial arts de-
])artmeiits of the city schools Avill have
!in exhibit in the AvindoAA’ ;it Odell
IlardAvjire compaiiy on Honth Elm
street. J'he exlabit Avill include articles.
mad(‘ from stra]) iron and Avood; also
j'.iticles made in the mechanical draAV-
ing and printing rooms.