THE BLACKBIRD. EOCKY MOUNT SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1957
Good Sports Sell Candy, Cake
UMMMM GOOD! — L-R Sonya Hooker, Kay Turnage, and Nancy
Harlow (senior members of the Good Sports Club) are seen stir
ring; up a big batch of delicious candy for the candy sale sponsor
ed by the club. Photo by Killebrew
Edsonians Production Brings Praise
As 600 Plus See ‘Oh, Promise Me’
Performance of “Oh, Promise
Me” brings praise from many of
the more than six hundred people
vviho attended the Edsonian’s first
production of the year, December
Mrs. Ada Hobbs, director, was
well pleased with the attendance
of both the Thursda^i maitinee and
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Tip Top Feeling
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the Friday evening performances.
“This is good for a high school
play”, she commented. “The play
was well cast and all those who
took part apeared to have enjoyed
worKing on It,” Mrs. Hobbs con
Principal C. M. Edson praised
Mrs. Hobbs, the cast and the crew
for the outstanding work they did
in producing suich a delightful
play. He lauded the crew especial
ly for the excellent set which in
cluded the use of wallpaper. Ac
cording to Mrs. Hobbs, this was
the first time p.iper has been used
for a play set. Usually paint is
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Projects For Funds
To Decorate Lobby
“Get your fudge and seafoam
candies, cup cakes, cookies and
brownies” could have been the
call of Good Sports members last
week as they worked to raise
money for Christmas aecorations
for the auditorium lobby.
Nancy Harlow, official candy
maker, trudged from Janet Bul-
luck’s home to t^'arol Wilson’s and
Linda Gail Pridgen’s houses, stii’-
ring up batches of seafoam, the
most popular article.
Evei^ij morning the 'girls put up
a table in A buliding and sold the
products for a nickel a package.
Just about every student was seen
muncl’.ing on a piece of candy or
cake in the momiiig and during
Profits from the sale were pleas
ing and helped the members raise
sufficient funds for their annual
Christmas projects. It has been
customary for the Good Sports
Club to sponsor the gaily lighted
tree, huge enough in size to be
seen plainly from the street. It is
an attraction which not only stu
dents taut the entire town ma,y en
joy during the holidays.
Another project the club has
taken on the raise money has been
the selling of Curtis cookies in
four dirrereni flavors — coconut,
chocolate chip, butter finger and
baby ruth. The club received $1.68
on each twelve boxes sold.
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Senior High School
Lunch Staff Busy
On Holiday Meals
Busy with Chi-istmas meal pre
parations, Mrs. Grace Proctor,
cafeteria director, said that plans
for tomorrow and Thursday have
not yet been completed but it is
definite that turkey will not be
Among other lunches served by
the cafeteria staff spaghetti proves
to be the favorite meal of the
students and hot dogs rate second
in popularity, according to Mrs.
“Donuts,” says Phil Harris.
“Spaghetti and hamburger” are
among Carolyn Yount’s favorites.
“Meat loaf and spaghetti” take
finst place with senior Pasty
“Everybody enjqy,ed the turkey
which was ser\’ed on Veteran’s
Day,” claims Vicki Taylor also a
Besides the regular meals, fruit
salads, sandivviches, hamburgers
and deserts, such as cakes, cookies,
candies and puddings, are pre
For Jr. Misses
Hair Styling Center
Thanksgiving holidays gave everybody the opportunitr;, to have
and to attend parties. It would take ages to name all of them so
we’ll just name a few.
“Puddie” Gold gave a big pajama party on Nov
ember 8 for Andi Tau’o, her guest from Tampa,
Florida. Around thirty wide-awake gals attended
The Youth Council sponsored a big Thanks
giving dance in the cafeteria the night after
Thanksgiving. The cafeteria was decorated ap-
prcprlateJiji, c:iiTying out a theme of Thanksgiving
with p'jfmpkins, cornstalks, and autumn leaves. Among the alumni here
these reporters ran into Freddy Fulcher, Roger Gregory, Joyce Harris,
Judy Carr, Bruce Ethridge, Bunny Bell, Frank Willdnson, and Kitty
December 6 was a gi-eat da,].\ for the Edsonians. On that day they
presented their first production oi the year, “Oh Premise Me,” bsfore
a large audience. After the Edscnian play, members of the cait had
a party at the Teen-Age 0:ub. The hlghliglits of the party were the
laige cake, and the gifts to Mrs, Ada Hobbs, director. The gift3 were
two charms, one from the cast and one from the production ijtaff.
COLLEGE EXAMS UNDERWAY
College Entrance exams drew many ssniors to Raleigh on Decem
ber 7. “They were AWFUL!” exclaimed Dorsey
Daniels, A1 Wordsworth, Judy Brown, Vickie Tay
lor, Craig Daughtridge, Henry Hinson, Gloria
Gold, Allen Cronenberg, Anna Spruill, and Jerry
Daley. Theiy, enjoyed the aftern^-on, though. 'Wiien
most of them did a little Christmas shopping.
NEW STUDENT ARRIVES
RI^HS now has a new student, making the enrollment 682! His
name is Chuck Short, and he moved’ here from Roanoke, Virginia.
Chuick is a member of the junior class and lives on Rosewood Ave
nue. Welcome to our school. Chuck!!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO—
Jerry Daley, Judy Boyd, Bobby Daniels, Don
nie Daniels, Dorothy Magee, Anne Warren, Skippy
Best, Jane Sutton, Paula Ezzelle, Louise John
son, Eugenia Norment, Jimmy Batten, Wayne
Knowles, Henry Hinson, and Bobby Battle. All
of these folks were born in the month of Decem
ber. and we wish them VERY happy birthdays!!
May ypu have the merriest Christmas ever
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