North Carolina Newspapers

GOLDSBORO, N. C., APRIL 22, 1938
Students Entering
Musical Festival
In Greensboro
Six Individuals and the Glee Club Will
Participate in Events of Nine
teenth Annual Contest
A number of GHS students will
enter the Mneteenth Annual State
Contest and Festival tliat is being
held at the Woman’s College, Uni
versity of ISTorth Carolina, Greens
boro, xipril 19-22.
Those representing GHS as solo
ists are: Genevieve Hodgin, sopra
no ; Jane Smith, alto; Ike Manly,
tenor; and Thomas Snypes, base.
Virginia Modlin will represent the
school in piano and Mary Mitcham,
in the Junior High School piano di
Those making up the Glee Club
that are in Greensboro are: Phil-
lipa Best, Mildred Bass, Edith Huff-
m'an, Ruby Ball, Hazel Whitley, Su
san Mooring, Alma Ball, Olivia
Cox, Emma Cole, Edna Cole, Jean
Denmark, Marjorie James, Martha
Bass, Harriet Kelly, Helen Kannon,
Jean Arment, Louise Kannon, Hel
en Elowers, Doris Rose, Carrie
Helen Best, Jane Smith, Ercell Al
len, Helen Johnson, Elizabeth Roy
al, Aileen Herring, Annie Wellons,
and Rosette Earfour (pianist).
The judges for the contest this
year are: Mr. Edwin Hughes, one
of America’s foremost piano teach
ers; Mr. Max T. Krone, I^orthwest-
CTVi University vmV.p tpp^her: and
Frank Simon, teacher of instrumen
tal music at Cincinnati Conserva
tory and director of the Armco Band
over NBC Sunday afternoons.
Last year 4,796 students were reg
istered in the state and district con
tests, and 147 of these were repre
sented in one or more events in
the state contest.
Except in the band contests, all
schools that are entering are Class A
high schools having an enrollment
over 600; Class B, an enrollment
between 25,0 and 600; and Class C,
an enrollment under 250.
All contestants are given a rating
as follows: Honor rating I, excel
lent; honor rating II, very good;
honor rating IV, average; and honor
rating V, below average. This plan
makes it possible for one entry to
outrank others by one or more rat
ings; on the other hand the judge
may give equal ratings to those of
practically equal excellence.
Those competing in the tryouts on
April 9 in GHS were: sopranos:
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GHS Chosen for Research
By Southern Association
GHS has been selected as one of
three schools in North Carolina for
experimentation by the Southern As
sociation of Colleges and Secondary
This announcement was made by
Dr. J. Henry Highsmith, chairman
of the North Carolina commission
on secondary schools of the Associa
tion, who stated that two more
schools in North Carolina would be
chosen for the same research
Dr. F. C. Jenkins, Executive Sec
retary of the Association, explained
that Goldsboro was one of the few
schools in the South that have al
ready been selected. He also is plan
ning a meeting of delegates from the
selected schools of North Carolina
in Raleigh some time in May.
Legh Scott Takes Title Role In ^^Huckleberry Finn”
To Be Presented Tonight at 8 By Class of *39
GHS Honor Roll
On twelve students make up
the GHS honor roll for the
third quarter. Fewer people
have been on the honor roll
this year, as the standard has
been raised considerably.
The ones making the honor
roll are:
Longest, Lillian Jenkins;
ette Lupton, Filie Person, Vir
ginia Lee;
Herring, Marjorie Stenhouse;
Staps, Angeline Casey, George
gery Waters, C. B. Barbre.
Plans Underway For
Annual Junior-Senior
Again the time is almost here for
the annual Junior-Senior Reception,
which will be held in the Gymnasium
on May 6.
With “May,” the time of celebrat
ing spring, happiness and floAvers, as
the theme of the reception, there will
be elaborate decorations and cos
The committees and their mem
bers are as follows:
Music: Rossette Farfour, chair
man; Julia Kannon, Virginia Mod
lin, Margaret Bryan, and Dorothy
Decoration: Mayre Best, Addison
Hawley, Sidney Gordon, Evelyn
Colie, Frances Yelverton, Legh
Scott, Carolyn Langston, Mayland
McDonald, Roscoe Byrum, James
Vinson, and Frances Jones with Mr.
Davis, Mr. Helms, Mr. Barrett, and
Mr. Freeman as advisers.
Refreshment: Mary Daniels,
chairman; Gertrude Parker, Billy
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Huckleberry Finn....Legh Scott, Jr.
Aunt Polly Ruth Hinson
Ruth Watson Evelyn Head
Mary Jane Berta Parks
Fred Raymond....James Vinson, Jr.
Jenny Lind White
Carolyn Langston
Clara Woppinger Evelyn Colie
Amy Woppinger
Dorothy Turlington
John Finn Glenwood elohnson
Tom Sawyer Clarence Gudger
“Huckleberry Finn,” the play of
the year, will be presented tonight at
8 :00 in the GITS auditorium by the
class of ’39. This long-waited-for
play is filled with romance and hu
mor originated by Mark Twain,
America’s number one humorist.
Under the direction of Miss Mary
Boll, the cast of ten has been prac
ticing since the latter part of Feb
ruary, There is no one leading role
in the play; however Legh Scott,
Jr., is taking the title character of
Ilucklebrry Finn, and Clarence
Gudger is taking the part of Tom
Sawyer, Huck’s friend.
The scene opens with Jenny Lind,
the colored cook, doing the daily
cleaning in Aunt Polly’s home. Aunt
Polly comes home from church
where she has been greatly embar
rassed by one of Iluck’s boyish
])ranks of letting his pet rats loose.
AVith great emotion the plot is car
ried on from this point. Finally it
involves a love story between Ruth
Watson and Fred Raymond. Fred
meets astounding difficulties which
lie overcomes. The entire play is col
ored by the lovable, brave, and cour
ageous character of Huckleberry.
Those serving on committees are
as follows:
Publicity—Mayre Best as chair
man with Mary L. Parks, Virginia
Modlin, and Miss Ida Gordner as
adviser; ticket—Olivia Ferguson,
chairman, assisted by Addison Haw-
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Junior Marshals
Due to the growing number
of people that the marshalsi
are required to handle, the
number of marshals for this
year has been increased from
10 to 15. Marshals are chosen
purely on scholarship basis.
The announcement of mar
shals is as follows: Dorothy
Creech, Chief Marshal; Mar
garet Bryan, Mary Bryan, Lil
lie Burns, R. T. Cozart, Olivia
Ferguson, Ruby Lee Gibson,
Sidney Gordon, Annette Hand
ley, Addison Hawley, Edith
Jones, Earl Montague, Frances
O’Steen, Elvin Sholar, Doro
thy Turlington.
Staff To Send Three
To Press Convention
Helen Moye, Nancy Pipkin, and
Addison Hawley have been chosen
by the Hr News staff to represent
GITS at the second annual meeting
of the North Carolina High School
Press Institute, April 26-27, at
01ia])el Hill,
The pur])ose of this organization
is to give the members of high school
newspa})ers a chance to discuss their
problems and give suggestions to
each other.
The Daily Tar Heel of the Uni
versity of North Carolina, the only
college in tlie South publishing a
daily pai)er, sponsors the Press In
stitute which was organized to fur
ther the journalistic and literary
work in North Carolina.
T^astyear five members of the staff
attended tlie meeting which initiated
the institute.
In addition to the official dele
gates, Helen Moye, editor; Nancy
I’ipkin, assistant editor; Addison
ITawley, assistant managing editor,
a numl)er of unofficial delegates are
('xpected to attend.
Chance To Observe
Goldsboro Schools
To Replace Annual School Fair;
Classes Will Be Carried On As
Usual During All School Day
An Open House Week, April 26
through 28, has been {)lanned
throughout the entire Goldsboro
School System to give the ])arents a
view of the work the students are
The Open House has been ar
ranged to replace the annual school
fair, which was a display of the
work that the students did in that
school year.
During this time classes will be
carried on just as usual and visitors
will be invited to observe the class
at work. The buildings will also bo
open in the afternoon for inspec
Wednesday will be Primary day,
Thursday Grammar School day, and
I'^riday High School day. The only
night program will be given by the
High School Friday night in the
The High School program:
Afternoon Program: 4:00 to 5:00,
Selections by the band.
Introductory remarks by Janies
Medieval Court Scene.
Selections by the Glee Club.
Scenes from Julius Caemr.
Selections by the band.
Evening Program : 7 :H() to 9 :00.
iSeieciious'uy tlie ua'ud.
Tntroductory remarks by Scottio
Costumes—past and present.
Selections by the Glee Club.
Chemistry I; Cal, The Magician.
Selections by the band.
6th-7th Grades Begin
Student Associations
With Hilda Liles and Herbert
Barbour leading the sixth and sev
enth grades respectively, the Gram
mar School Student Associations
are progressing rapidly.
The other officers of the seventh
grade are: vice president, Nancy
Paige Swift; and secretary-treasur-
er,^ Hilda Bell; and the sixth grade
officers: vice president, Frank Rol>-
erts; recording secretary, Virginia
Faison; and treasurer, Susan
In a recent interview Herbert
Barbour, the seventh grade presi
dent, stated that the association is
run on the same basis as the GITS
association. Their constitution is on
the order of the GHS constitution,
witli the council made up of repre
sentatives from each homeroom.
These representatives not only repre
sent their homerooms hut are chair
men of the various committees,
Tlie seventh grade council con
sists ot: Arthur Culbertson, repre
sentative from Miss [Barclay’s room,
(‘hainuan of Boys’ Athletic'Conimit-
tee, advised by Miss .Judd; Ituth
Weil, representative from Mrs, H aw
ley’s room, chairman of the Library
committee, advised by Miss T>ar-
clay; Helen Donning, representa
tive from ATiss Ipock’s room, cliair-
man of the Constitution committee,
advised by Miss Leroy; Barbara Ed-
wards, representative from "Miss Le
roy’s room, chairman of Girls’ Ath
letic Committee, advised hy Miss
The council representatives from
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