CONTRIBUTIONS FROM WEST
LEE STREET SCHOOL
The Girl Reserves’ Trip
to the Y. W. C. A.
Last Saturday morning the Girl
Reserves of West Lee Street School
met and went to the Y. W. C. A. to
play some games such as Newcomb,
dodge hall, and volleyball. We had
a good time and wished very much
that more of the schools had gone
down to the Y. W'. C. A. to play.
A Visit to the Bakery
Last Thursday the 6-A grade of
West Lee St. School made a visit to
the Carolina Bakery, accompanied by
our teachers, Mr. Looper and Miss
As we entered the front office the
smell of rolls made us very hungry,
but we were too interested in other
things to think much of it. The man
ager showed us upstairs where we
saw the different kinds of machinery
used in the making of rolls, cakes
and other things. In another room
we saw liread being wrapped by
machinery and icing being put on
cakes. After looking all through
the rooms that interested us most,
we returned to our school and to
Do Dreams Come True?
Have you ever wished that dreams
could come true—or do you believe
in them at all? If not, just look
over our way. and you must know
that some one’s dreams are being
realized—that our superintlendent’s
air castles are really taking shape
and form. If blue prints, trucks of
lumber, and swarms of workmen do
not spell A me*w h-o-m-e for West
Lee St., then we have mininterpreted
the unusual activities which have
been taking place outside our win
dows for the past week. We admit
that we had bei^ome a bit dubious,
about this being a distant goal, but
now we know that Mr. Archer's
dreams are not all Castles-in-Spain,
for one is materializing into an ac
tual castle-of-West Lee.
on the possibilities of beautifying
the grounds by grading and planting
The program on cancer propagan
da was in charge of Mrs. C. I). Ben-
bow, Jr., and too much praise can
not be given her. She spared no
trouble to make a profound impres
sion with lier vital message. The
walls were filled with posters show
ing the right and wrong way to treat
cancer. After a clear and scientific
talk. Mrs. Benbow presented a mov
ing picture to emphasize her lec
ture. No one who heard and saw
will e\er forget her really wonder
ful lesson on the prevention of can
Teacher Association held a rummage
sale Nov. 4, on Lewis Street. The
rummage was given by tlie parents of
the pupils in the school and was sold
by the secretary, vice-president, jires-
idenl and their committee, with II.e
greatly appreciated help of some of
the teachers. Business was excel
lent and 867.02 was realized from
the sale. Some of this amount will
probably be used to furnisti books
for the new library.
Mrs. Harry Lewis. Chairman.
Some time ago the first meeting
of the Peter Pan literary society was
held in the third grade.
The following officers were elect
ed: Waldo Porter, pres.; Ernest Stad-
iem, vice-pres.; Beth Now'ell. sec.;
Virginia Stafford, treas.
The program this week was ex
tremely interesting as it was on Eu-
ge Field. Special attention was
paid to the fact that recently a statue
was unveiled to Engine Field, the
“children’s poet,” in Lincoln Park,
Chicago, the gift of thousands of
schol children who contributed their
pennies to the memorial fund.
Many of the children took part in
the program reciting their favorite
poems. Waldo Porter, Jr., sang
“Little Bov Blue.”
Mr. Edwards Entertains
On Fridav evening, Nov. 17, Mr.
Lee H. Edwards was host at a de
lightful turkey dinner in the cafe
teria at Asheboro St. School. Miss
Neely’s tables were most attractive
in fall appointments, and the even
ing was a most enjoyable one.
The guests included the members
of the Asheboro-Pearson faculty,
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Archer, and the
supervisors of the system.
The girls played their last game
in the contest now being held be
tween the schools, with the Spring
Street team on Nov. 2nd, and w’on
all the three points. This makes
their total score for the season eleven
games won, three lost, and one tie.
Our Newcomb net is already
streched and we are hoping every
day to hear tliat the new program
for the next series is arranged.
a lialf-holiday. We had made an av-' caught by one of Lindsay’s player,
crage of 98.7 per cent on atteudance and kicked down the field. MitditH
for'the month. ' « good chance to get a drop kid
Tlie pupils tlmt had been sent but failed. Training School took4,
from Spring St. School to Ashe- ball up the field but was stoped It
boro St. School dc.ided to take ad- the whistle which ended the garaelj
vantage of this in.iiday bv '.L-itbi-g a score of 1-0. This was the hal
Spring St. Sv'iool once more. My game of the series and made Linii.
tliree o'clock, all of us were at Spring say St. team the champion Heelii
.-treet School. Before .g-.cing into players of Greensboro.
Lindsay Wins Girl
Lindsay was victorious over the
anv of the rooms we asked a boy
to make a short talk in each room.
First we visited Miss Clapp’s room.
She taught us in the fifth grade. Next
we visited Miss Coit’s room. She
taught us iu the sixth and seventii Training School in an exciting
B ,grades. Then we visited Miss yf dodge ball Thursday with a score
Phillips’ room. W'e stayed in each i g.Q. Dodge hall was the main
room about five minutes and greatU game, hut we also play ed arch-bail
enjoyed seeing our old friends again.
Finally after talking to Miss Abbott,
(who taught us in the first grade),
we thought it was time to go. We
certainly enjoyed our visit with the
pupils and teachers of Spring St.
relay and target throw. This game
made us champions of the series,
A WORD FROM SPRING STREET
On the last day of the last school
month two grades which had just.
Principal of West Lee
St. School Entertained.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben M. Williams
were the guests of the West Lee
Street School faculty at a delightful
dinner party given at the Hylmore
Tea Room I'riday evening, Nov.10.
.A.fter a very enjoyable hour lire din
ner party closed with an appropri
ate speech by VIr. Williams.
On Friday afternoon, Nov. 3. a
lovely buffet supper was given to
the teachers and supervisors by the
patrons of Simpson St. School at
Liberty Club House.
The club liouse with its huge log
fire, its baskets of fruit and autumn
decorations were most attractive.
During the evening a number of
games were played, directed by Mr.
and Mrs. H. W. Park, physical di
rectors of the city schools. A musi
cal program was also given.
The receiving line was composed
of .Vlesdames H. P. Leak, W. Hew
itt, W. Z. Brown, E. E. White, R. I
Moore. Roland Taylor. Jack Har
din. About fifty were present.
Miss Sheridan’s room (7-A) was
granted a half-holiday the last Fri
day in the month for having ninetv-
eighl and seven-tenths per cent atten
dance and no tardies during Oc
tober. We were supposed to have
ninety-seven per cent attendance hut
we had more than that. Our room
was the only one in Asheboro-Pear
son Street School that won a half-
Iioliday. As we marched out of the
school, the otiier grades clieered us
and said we would have to do them
that way next month. Mr. Edwards
made a few minutes speech telling us
; how proud he was of us and how he
; hoped we would win the same priv-
i ilege next month.
Tlie second and Third grades were
given a half holiday for the end of
last month for splendid attendance.
The second grade averaged 96 per
(“ent and the third grade averaged
98 per cent.
Miss Louise Roach Enter-
tertains Girl Reserves
Ghosts and golilins were the order
Tuesday night. Oct. 31st. wlien six
teen gru"omc witches flew on the
winds to hold conference liv the flick
ering light of Ixin-fire and jack o'-
lanterns. at Walker Avenue. This
being all-witches' night they decided
to celehrale as only Girl Reserves’
spirits know how. After many un
successful attempts at finding out
"Whos Who,” all jnilled off their
masks so that they might bob for
apples. And no one yet discovered
where tlie marslimallows vanished.
So the fun continued until the for
tune teller sent us home with great
))romises of the future.
SIMPSON ST. SCHOOL NEWS
The Parent-Teacher Association
met last Friday afternoon with a
splendid attendance, over 60 mothers
being present. The president, Mrs.
F.. F. White, presided.
Tlie cliief Inisiness before the as-
'ioeiation was a plan for improving
tlie school grounds. The committee
in charge gave an interesting report
Just recently the Greensboro Re
cord. quoting an item of ten years
ago, carried the following:
"The city commissioners yesterday
awarded tlie contracts for the lieat-
ing and plumbing of the two ward
school houses located on West Lee
and Simpson streets. J. Ed Albright
will do the plumbing of both huild-
ings for 81,676.10. B. MacKenzie se
cured the contracts for lieating for
This is of more than jiassing inter
est at lliis lime, when we are begin
ning to build new schools, more es
pecially when we compare the costs
of lodav with that of a decade ago.
Tuesday, Oct. 31. Ashel)oro Street
School was defeated in a game of
Heel-it by the score of four to one.
In tlie first half. Lawrence Spen
cer, one of Spring Street’s best kick-
■ ers, punted a goal. This disheart
ened Asheboro and she did not score
in that half. However, a word of
encouragement from Mr. Hudson
caused Claybornc Hall to kick a goal,
tying the score. Spring tried hard
, to break the tie but was unable to
, liefore the last half was over.
It was decided to resume playing
to Ineak the tie. In this part of the
gcime, John Atwater, of Asheboro.
did good playing. Also David Quake
played well. He drop-kicked be
tween the bars and won the game.'
grazed gelling a half-holiday by
standard attendance (there had been
no tardiest, sat thinking that the
bell for closing hour had certainly
lost its tongue, when the door open
ed and Miss Abbot ushered a group
of our students of last year into our
What a welcome tiiey received!
IJow respectfully and with what
marked attention our pupils listened
lo the oration delivered bv young
Daniel Webster (known to his mates
as Kenneth Blair). How pleased we
Lindsay Street Wins
Lindsay Street is very proud of
its teams, both boys and girls. Eacl
team has won the grammar school
championship, the boys in Heel-it
and the girls in dodge ball, arch ball
and ball throw. The boys won even
game, and permitted only tm
schools to score on them. The girh
won every game except one, and tied
this one with Cypress. Lindsay
are now practicing hard, gettin!
rcaclv to win the football champioit
Chapel exercises were held i:
chapel Wednesday morning. Mb
Patton’s room carried out the pro
gram. The ninety-first psalm was re
pealed hy the class, followed by 4
, „ , , morning prayer led by Cynthi:
were to hear ot the progress thev are \ '" a • ^ n.
,. , , , • Vauglin. Some verv interesting sto!
making, tliough the report was not
a matter of surprise! Our pupils
always do us credit and Ave are al
ways rejoiced when their standing is
a matter of history.
We are proud to note in the re
cent number of High Life the names
of three of our pupils in Asheboro
Street School jiassed the posture test
described by Marv Price, herself one
ies of the life of Roosevelt were gh
en. The flag salute was given ar
American Creed recited, follovvii
which, the Star Spangled Banner Mi-
sung hy the school.
Cypress School Items
(Continueil from pa^c 1)
. and monkeys. Afterwards I saw
of the .lumber of those who passed io„g of abo.
m our last year's sixth grade.
In tiiis same sheet we noted with
jiride the names of two of our girls,
who. in winnini
tounuiment, are proving that the ath
letic skill and fine spirit they dis
played while in our midst still re
mains with them.
In the last Heel-it inter-school con
test. our team was victorious over
Asheboro. Our girls were defeated
but they arc consoling themselves
with the thought expressed in the
5 ou’re beaten
what of that?
(xime uj) with a smiling face.
Fis nothing against you to f.
twenty. I got a bag of peanuts
fed them. They would raise ibei
trunks and lay them on the rop
the recent tenuis walkway.
The rhinoceros was next with
wide-moulh ready to eat you up.
The giraffes with their long necl-
had a cage coming about up toll'
iiegiiining of their necks. One (
them looked down at the people !il'
he wanted to sey he was the largfM
animal on the earth.
T then went to the main tent toJe
. I o -n; 11 performance. Thev had a gran^
to earth? Well.] \ . re ' c .ityun
' march to start it off. borne clow
for the score remained l-l.
j But to lie there, that's diss
Asheboro Streets' team was great
ly handicapped hy having only four
members of lier first team present.
News Notes from Asheboro-
Pearson Street School
(Continued from pago 1)
ladder, through a dark cloak room
and into our midst.
We recall, since her visit, that on
lertain ocasions when the janitor
pulls the bell rope in the down-stairs
hall, the bell in the attic tower re
fuses to sound, and on dark rainy
days we fancy we hear again that un-
forgetable moaning cry and the tap,
tapping of linv feel over our heads.
Mary Bledsoe. Grade ~-A.
On Friday afternoon, Oct. 27. the
Boy Scouts of troop six went on a
hike. On account of the game at
Cone Park ony six boys and the ex-
Scoutmaster, Mr. Billups, went. W’e
walked out W’est Market Terrace and
turned to the right into the woods.
Getting a late start, we did not arrive
until after five o’clock. The fires
were soon made and we prepared
our supper. It was dark when we
left for home but the moon and stars
helped us to find our way hack.
W'e arrived at seven o’clock.
Tf you play the game with one
I hat your scutcheon fair may nn-
You II reaj) the fame of an honest
Although no cup crowns victory.”
ac’ted and acrobats went uj) to
trapeze and performed. Some
ies were pulled up in the air on ropi^
Ity their teeth. Some more ek"'
came out with a Ford and the Foi
went backwards and forwards,
dwarfs came out and one opent
door in his side and a dog
The last act was the Clarke Brti-
ers and some other people
robatic stunts. They did a dou!^
W'e are proud of our new vietrola somersault and turned a doublepi'^
lecords that were sent to us yester-, ot. Then the performance was 0'“
I and they had the Wild West shotf. ■
^\on them in the music appre- was getting tired from seeing"'*
ciation contest last spring. many wonderful things so I
“ —— home. The entire circus was ^
Lindsay Street News interesting.
(Continued from pace 1) jgck Klecmiere, Grade 6.
lighting Wilson caught the hall about
fifteen yards from the goal and Miss 'Wharton, our principal,
kicked it over. Both teams played; gone to Asheville with Mrs. W. ^
Gii the last Friday of the month j I
good ball until the end of the first' Ogbtirn, president of the PaKf
B^lf. : A ..4c.-. In atleiiJ #
' Teachers’ Association to
•n ! till) u . M- Cl 1 ■ , ‘I”'second half Training School North Carolina Farent-Teachet ■*
Ihd Ashehoro-l carson Parent- Miss Micndaii s grade was granted took the first kick-off. >-.aip]ina
Ihe hall was soeiatioii.