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VOL. 15 — NO. 1
CHAPEL HILL, W. C., DECEMBER — 194S
The high school students of Or
ange County Training School elected
Joseph Gotten, a senior, for President
of the Student Council for the school
year 1946-47 in the recent election. ,
Carrie Alston, also a senior, failed
to be elected by only a small number
of votes, thus losing the distinction
of being the first girl to head the or
Other officers elected to the Coun
cil are Johnnie Mason, of the eleventh^^
grade, vic6 presideUVt^faT^XLt
rington, a senior, secretary.
The new president, after thanking
the students for honoring Jijm by
placing upon him tlic responsibilities
of the chief organization of the
organization of the school, outlined
the main projects to be promoted by
the Council this year. These follow t
1. To improve the constitution
2. To sponsor Homecoming Queen
3. . To increase the S.tudent Acti-
■^ vity Fund. - -- »
4. To give Thanksgiving baskets
to tlie needy.
5. To conduct a Cliristmas post-
office and a Christmas party.
6. To give a spring party.
See GOTTEN Page Four
Samuel Boyd: All-State Center and
The Priest in The Valiant.
Mary Hargraves, Home-Coming Queen and Her Attendant!
To encourage a greater spirit of
loyalty to the school, to promote finer
and more wholesome relationships and
better social habits, and to make the
school the best place in the education
of the boys and girls, the Student
Council formed n Student Court to
function under the supermsion of Mr,
ft. E. Pickard, director or music;
Miss Julia Caldwell, teacher of social
sciences, and Mr. P. D. Smith, teach
er of vocational agriculture. '
The following students make up they
court: Judge, Johnny Mason, vice-
president of the Council; sergeant at
afms, Iterbert Taylor, Captain of the
Safety Patrol; 8e(}retary, Helen
Stroud; assistant secretary, and
Bilbo is to be pitied as well as con
demned. ' r
It has really come to this; Labor
versus Uncle Sam.
Hats off .to Sam. Boyd I
Choral Club Draifis -1.
Carrie Aleion, Reporter
The Choral Club, under the direc
tion of Mr. H. B. Pickard, is attract
ing all high school students who have
talent for singing. The present group
of forty show gr^at enthusiasm, and
nro bcinning to demonstrate music a-
bovo ordinary singing.
In the two programs presented in
the chapel, one before the Parents-
Teachers Association, and the other
before the student assembly, the
Choral Club exhibited more of the
fineness of singing than has been
-poted in recent years at the school,.
With Mr. Pickard directing, and
Mrs. C. A. McDouele accompanying,
the boys and girls are making the
Chorn^Olub Xime njfifhe chief attrac-
tiops op^^ho rtphodl.
This musical group recently or
ganized itself into the 0. C. T. 8.
Choral Club and elected officers as
' President, Samuel Boyd; Vice-
President, Otis Pettiford; Secretary,
Helen Rogers; Assistant-Secretary,
Mary Louise Baldwin; TreasCrer,
See CHORAL CLUB Page Pour
O. C. T. S. PLAY
PREPARE TO OFFI
Schoor Payers are rehearsi^',
ioufl and' distinguisHed' dram
VMmif H; hf
and Robert Middlemass, for p
tion on Thursday evening, Jai
1947, at 8:30 o'clock..
The cast, consisting of five i
one young woman, is made up
low!; .Dyke, the condemned m
whose (courage, intelligence,
fusal to teU ^ho he is, mystif
body, is^to^e ^inicted by Ulys
chette; ’-3gat|^r,jSgalj^tbe. prW
lain, who'never gives up hop
claiming the ?!Oul of the co;
man, will be Samuel Boyd; ^
den, whose brows arc knit o
this strange man is, and why 1
to die a mystery to everyone,
enacted by Otis Petifford;
who comes a thousand miles
the condemned murder is her
long-lost brother, will be rem
Helen Rogers, or one of ho
studies, _CflrriG _rj._ AUton nu
Stroud; Dan, the jailer, will
thew Farrington; and the a
will be Warren Jones.
The Scenery for the play
made up by Joseph Cott
Smith, Matthew Farrington,
McDuffie, Otis Pettiford, anc
Head. Mr. R. D. Smith, v.
ag^cUjl.ture teacher, is assistii
The t)lay is under the dire
Mrs. M. D. Turner, teacher
lish and French.
XMAS POST Of
The Student Council is du
pression of praise for its
management of the Cliristni
office. Under the general su
of Joseph Gotten, president
Council, Margaret Fnrringto
tary, Betty Brooks, Mamie 1
and Lenor|a Geer have kept
attractive corner .just south
principal's office in the hall
With a window, draped
Christmas colors; a table
covered with a flounce,
large boxes brightly bedec
See POST OFFICE Page