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OKEENSBOKO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL. GREENSBORO, N. C., AlAV 20. KKiO
Rainbow's End," Senior Pageant
Features Extra Activities
OF STUDENT BODY
Carlyle Groome, Popular Ath
letic Figure, Jains Next
Office of Infportance.
Newly-elected student body officers are Elizabeth Hennette, secre
tary ; Jean ilcAllister. ]>rcsident; and Carlyle Groome. vice-president
Sophomore Dramatic Club
To Present “The Hero”
NOWELL HAS LEAD
Gaddy, Newcomer to Stage,
Takes Secondary Role
.lean Nowell, one of the members of
the sopliomore dramafic club. The
Thalians, will head the cast for “Enter
the Hero.” a one-act comedy by Theresa
lielbiirn, which is to be presetited in a
chapel program May 2G.
Another newcomer to G. H. S.i dra
matic aiitliences, Dnotiy Lv v....
the ••liei*o'‘ of the skit, Harold llaw-
Muriel (’ausey, who will play the
I)art of the younger sister, and Jane
Eller, who will portray the mother,
complete the supporting cas*^.
The play concerns a y»)nng girl, bored
with life in a small town, wJio starts
a correspondence with herself, signing
the letters with a man's name. Accord
ing to members of the cast, the com
plications that ensue are most amns-
The Fight of Dignity
Outside it was beautiful spring
weather, but in the crowded room it
was hot. However, no one seemed to
j notice the heat, as the judge entered
the door, rustling his robes and wear
ing a stern expression on his face. With
their eyes glued ou him, the audience
watched the magistrate slowly walk up
With the scant ibajorify of forty
votes, .T(‘an McAlIisii‘r last week an-
nexf'd th* pr(‘sidenc\'|i[i a run-off elec
tion. defeating Morris in
wind was the closestjrace for the chief
ex(*ciitive’s seat ever run at Senior
'riie oflice of nextj importance w
,voii ]>y Carlyle Groome, popular a1
letic figure of the schml. Carlyle beat
Uobert McAllister aliil Beverly Ann
Money in the first balliVuE*.
Idizabeth Bennette vas chosen secre
tary in the run-otr, ypceiving a ma
jority over Jean Steiihenson.
On the athletic .si4e of the fence,
Frances Chisholm w;i|e elected cheer
leader, besting Dale ^'armath in tlie
initial voting. :
Still without a treisurcr after the
BAND AND GLEE CLUB
WIN IN MUSIC CONTEST
(’harlotte Scene of Competition; (hoir
Places Second in Meet.
Winning first place in the Sonth-
eastein Music contest held in Char
lotte recently were the biind and the
girls’ glee club. The a cappella choir re
ceived a second-place rating. All three
of the.se groups received high praise
from the judges. Bhuiues, given as a
rc'sult of the contest, were awarded to
Marian (iary representing the glee
clnb and to Frank Barrett representing
the a capella clioir. Another phupie,
intended for the band, will be pres
ented as .soon a.s it arrives.
nin-ofi’, the high schod went to the
polls T'uesday and tiiiiilly gave Lacy
Sellars the nod over Dapline I>ewi.s
for that olHce.
nity lie could summon, take his seat.
He rapped on the desk with his gav'el
to open court officially. The jury took
its place and settled down.
The first name called was that of
John Smith, who was charged with
stealing chickens. The lawyers began
their sjieeches, as the people in the
court room listened intently. Tlie jury
grew grimmer, while the defendant
sipiirmed as the evidence piled up
At last it was over, and, after re
tiring, the jury brought its decision.
There was a tense quietness as the
judge said firmly, “The d*ci.sion reads—”
He paused. I’eople held their breath.
“Guilty”, he finished.
The silence was broken by the loud
jangling of a bell, “(’onrt Adjourned,”
cried the magistrate, dropping his robes
of dignity, as he grabbed his hooks and
ran out with the jury.
Mock Court in civics class was over.
Caesar s JL,'’ ‘ions
Homans lunt* al^vayJ^'t*TTnll•v^u tr-oe
great lovers of beauty, but nobody ever
paid any attention to their claim until
Caesar’s legions proved that they knew
a good thing when they saw it. The
great Julius and all his men fell, as
one man, for Ann Schenck, and peo-
])le in Miss lAUiise Smith's homeroom
who saw the momentous “fall” re
ported that “Fete” was rather floored
herself. They hit her hard, but no
lasting damage was done.
'fhe picture, which last week fell
from Miss Smith’s wall to Ann's head,
is one of several recently imported
from England. It shows Caesar’s fa
mous army in camp. Miss Smith has
invited all students interested to go
up and see the paintings.
Pictur(d above are the High Life
staff ()(Iic(‘rs for next year—editor,
Frances Chisholm ; business manager,
Keginald Starr: and advertising man
ager, (iloria Blumenthal.
MORRIS AND HUNT HEAD
H’olfe, Harwick, McAlister, Holliday
and Patterson Elected Officers
of Two School Societies.
Winner.s in the recent Torchlight
election, who will serve as officers for
the forthcoming semester are: Presi
dent, Marshall Morris; vice president,
Wolfe; secretary, Mary Elizabeth
for next yeiTr TTrrrmTr it.o
lass Hunt: vice-presidentiTalla-
day; secretary and treasurer, Mary
Elizabeth Barwick; parliamentarian,
Annie Louise Patterson.
Another event of recent date was the
Debating club bampiet held at a local
restaurant as “a get together” for old
and new members. Future plans for the
club were* made at this time.
INTO FIVE PHASES
OF SCHOOL YEAR
‘Romancers,” Athletes, Music,
Torchlight, and Graduation
Subject of Scenes.
Willi only a w(*(‘k remaining before
“TIi(‘ Painbow’s End" is attained by
the ”70 members of llu' dune ’dO clan,
liri'Iiarations for the linal commence
ment program at H o'ehick lU'Xt
Thursday night, are rapidly drawing
to a closi'.
“To the Uainhow's End," lliis year’s
pagt'ant. consists of a S(*ri(‘s of scTuies
depicting the outstanding (‘veiits tluit
fill cv(‘ry senior’s lif(‘ from Stqiteinher
Program in Five PaVts
'I’he program will begin with the
presentation of the first half of Uos-
tard's “The Bomancers,” the initial
Iiroductlon of the Playmasters for the
fall season. The iihiyers are Martha
Hornaday and Billy Ilalladay,
cast as llu* lovtu's, and Mark Altvator
and Alvin Vantiss, as the fathers. This
hit of light and “airy” drama gives
way in the second scene to a pantomine
of sports, in which tin* star athletes
parade for the last time in the purple
and gold of their respective sports.
To Feature Torchlight Tapping
A iirogi'um oO’ocal and instrumental
music pijeseii i by the students of
ii^iz •._ » Mv._ Ilny.o\ui«i\ will
_f> H ♦t ll t
will high light Hk
imI)r(*ssi^'e c(U‘(‘mony, which never :
(Continued on I'agc Two)
TEACHERS TO VACATION
IN VARIOUS LOCALITIES
LOCAL LEGION POST
STAFF MEMBERS PLACE
IN SOUTHEASTERN GROUP
DRAMA CLASS PRESENTS
“Neighbors,” a one-act play by Zona
Gale, was presented by the drama
class. May 22, during seventh period.
An entire student production staff,
under the direction of Mary P'rances
Haesloop, wa.s ro.sponsible for this per
The production staff included Susie
(iorrell, prompter; Mary Barksdale
Wimbish, property mistress; Oscar
Bond, scenic designer: and Marilyn
Reaves and Gretehen P^iowers, make
'Third winner in the Southeastern
division of the Qnill and Scroll Con
test wa.s Paul Pearson, editor of Hioii
r.iFE. Announcement of the results ap
peared in the May issue of the Quill
and Scrool magazine.
'Two other Greensboro students, L.
M. Clymer, associate editor, and Kae
Schumann, head proof reader, won
lionorable mention in the editorial and
proof-reading divisions r(*spectivel,v. L.
M.’s editorial was entitled “Driving
Cla.sses—Or Automobile ('rashes.”
Webb Gives Keadings.
Stafford Webb, a graduate of Senior
high school, gave a series of readings
from “The Merchant of Venice,” by
Shaki’.speare, in Mrs. Bett’s first period
P’nglish cla.ss recently. His readings
were taken from the first two acts of
the play, where he put the most em
phasis on lh(? speeches of Shylock, the
ich old Jew of the play.
P^our Si'iiior high school hoys, spon
sored by the local American Legion
})ost, will be sent to the 'Tar Heel
Boys’ State, an institute in government
to be held in Cliaitel Hill, August 27-
Septemher fi. 'Tlie delegates will be se
lected by Mr. Routh and Mr. Smith,
and will have all their expenses paid
by the American J.egion.
Art Exhibit Shown in Center
Art exhibits by the various Greens
boro schools are being placed in the
Art Center. Every week a new dis-
jilay is shown.
Chisholm Elected Editor
of High Life J\[ext Tear
Mr. Richards Honored
Mr. Richard.s, head of Senior High’s
commercial department, has recently
been honored by having two articles,
which he wrote, published in the maga
zine, liusincsH Educational World.
Dr. vShaw Speaks to Teachers
Dr. Ruben Shaw, president of the
Natioal Pldiieation association, spoke at
a dinner meeting last night to the
teachers of (Treensboro, Winston-
Salem, and High Point. 'This meet
ing was held in Iioiior of Mr. Ben L.
Smith, president of the N. C. PL A.,
and Miss Agnes McDonald, president
of the high school Department of Class
room Teachers in North Carolina. No
further information about the dinner
was available at the time w'hen High
Life went to press.
•p'rankie" Chisholm, junior associate
editor, was elected at a recent staff
meeting to serve as editor-in-chief of
IIiG Life for the fall semester of lOtlO;
while Reginald Starr, former feature
writer, will take over the reigns of
the business staff. He will be assisted
by Gloria Blumenthal who was recently
elected to the newly designated posi
tion of advertising manager. 'The other
staff positions will be filled by ap
pointment in the fall.
‘P'rankie,” who was elected cheer
leader in the student elections last
week, has served as feature writer, a
position from which she was promoted
to that of associate editor. She was
recently elected to serve as one of the
three chairmen for the coming year at
the North Carolina vScholastic Press
institute in Chapel Ilill. P'rances is
also a member of ()uill and Scroll
honorar.v journalistic society.
R(‘ginald Starr, a former advanced
journali.sm student, was unable tq work
on tlie staff of High Life this semes
ter due to a conflicting schedule, but
he will he back next fall. Last sem-
est(*r his most outstanding work was in
the fi(dd of feature writing, although
he did do an excellent job in covering
the Social Standards conference.
(iloria, who was a candidate for sec
retary of the student body in the re
cently conducted elections, lias served
on the business staff for the latter part
of this semester and has also been a
member of the class of journali.sm 1,
Fairs G) ('laim 27 After Siimni(‘r School.
Six (io South; Four, West;
And 26. North,
Summer school at univer.sities all
()V(‘i’ the nation will busy Smiior high’s
ti'achers for a jiart of the suinmiu',
luit not all of their vacation will be
silent studying. Miss Barton, for ex
ample. is planning a four of the West,
including V(*llowstone National Park,
'I’osomif (‘. San P'rancisco, and the
Grand Canyon. Miss Bradley, Miss
Earlow, and .Miss Walker will also go
Whi!(‘ norlliern cities, New York’s
World's Fair attracting the largest
number, will claim 20 of tbe teachers,
the South will retain six, Mrs. Bidts,
Miss ('ason, Mr. Hucks, Mr. Jolinson,
.Miss Mitchell, and Mr. Iticbards. Mr.
Hucks will spend his vacation in the
Otiicers’ K(‘serve Camp at Atlanta.
WILL BE AWARDED
'rh(‘ tliird winner of the $T,800 Billy
•Minis scholarship at the McCallie
School in (’hattanooga, 'Tennes.see, will
he appointed by July 1 for the 1029^
V.m and 1940-1941 seKsioris.
“'J'his appointment,” Mr. Routh
states this week, “will he made on a
comiK'titive basis and students are
urged to try for it.”
Billy MiLis, in whose memory the
scholarship is awarded, graduated from
McCallie in 19.44. He then attended
the Cniversity of North ('arolina until
his death, which occurred in an auto
mobile accident in UKin. His parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Minis, of High
Point are the donors of the scholar