M -JF. ON OUR WAY TO CHAPEL HILL iHife For A Better G H. S. Vol I GREENSBORO HIGH SCHOOL, NOEMBER 30, 1920 No 4 New High School Building In Sight V^ote On School Bonds In January Ordinance Authorizing $ 1,000,000 for iSchools A doped by Commissioners The people of Greensboro will, on Tues day, January 18, 1921, decide by ballot whether or not tlie city shall issue $1,000,- 000 in bonds for the purpose of erecting additional school buildings, purchasing- sites for buildings, and the equipping of these buildings. This fact was decided by the board of city commissioners at its reg ular meeting yesterday afternoon when it unanimously adopted “an ordinance to au thorize the issuance of $1,000,000 school bonds and provide for the payment of the principal and interest thereof.” The city board of education has been at work for some months on plans for reliev ing the congested situation in the schools of the city and for providing modern, hy gienic buildings and equipment for the children of Greensboro; and the cost of the proposed improvements, according to the ordinance adopted yesterday, based upon estimates submitted by experts, will be $1,- .000,000. In order to provide the necessary funds, therefore, the city will, when the ordinance is approved by the voters, issue bonds not exceeding that amount, and will levy an nually a tax sulScient to pay the principal and interest of the bonds. The action of the commissioners was taken pursuant to the municipal finance act. As required by this act, a statement of the debt of the city has been filed 'with the city clerk, which shows that the amount of the nyet debt outstanding, authorized or to be authorized, including this issue, is $2,- 254,155. The assessed valuation of prop erty subject to taxation by the city for the fiscal year 1920, as shown by the state ment, is $46,670,053. A special registration has been ordered for this school building bond election, and all who wish to vote in the election will liave to register in the special registration books provided for the purpose. These hooks will be opened for the registration of all qualified voters between 7 a. m. and sunset each week day between Monday, December 13, and Saturday, January 8, 1921. BALLARD, HALF-BACK GIRLS’ BASKET BALL SEASON OPENS ARMISTICE DAY OBSERVED THROUGHOUT ALL CLASSES Special Programs Held in Chapel Some mention of Armistice Day was made in every class November 11th Miss Gressitt pointed out in her classes that the foundation of all the military and naval achievements of the war had mathe- Imaties as their foundation. She showed jjiow the slightest error in the mathemat- lical work of a gunner in aiming a gun (Continued on Page 6) First Game With Asheville Thanksgiving. The girls’ basket ball team-opens its sea son Thanksgiving night at Asheville, N. C., with the Asheville High School team as op ponents. This will be the first time in four years that these two schools (girls) teams have met. Our girls are going to Asheville with a determination to win, and knowing that G. H. S. is backing them this year as it has in the past, they know that they will win. The next game will also be away from home and will be played at Danville, Va., vs. Randolph-Macou Institute. The team met our team two years ago and won, but we are sure that they will not win this time. Prepai-ations are being made now to liave a game here Dee. 11th. This year the girls have secured Graham Warehouse for practice. There are a large number of girls coming out for practice. They are being coached this year by Misses Morrow and Dry. Mr. York, the coach of last year, will not have much time to give to the girls tills year because he has charge of the boys ’ athletics, which will take up most of his time. CLASS PROGRAM Room 202 had an appropriate Thanks giving program Tuesday, November 23: 1. Song, America—Glass. 2. Scripture Reading—Harold Lashley. 3. Prayer—Miss Killingsworth. 4. Poem—Ruth Stephens. 5. The First Thanksgiving — Mabel Short. 6. What Thanksgiving Means to Us— Wm. Jones. 7. Poem—Annie Bell Gray. 8. The Things We Have to Be Thankful For—Harris Hunter. Two Opponents Eliminated In Race For Western State Championship HENDRIX (CAPT.,) HALF-BACK FUND RAISED BY STUDENTS FOR STARVING EUROPE The “Child Feeding Fund” Appeal Meets With Fine Response. A res])onse, splendid and typical, was that of the boys aqd girls of the High School to the appeal made for the “Child Feeding Fund.” The idea was introduced ill the school by the history pupils of Miss Baker, who chose that method of celebrat ing Armistice Day. On that day they con tributed $10, the amount necessary to feed and clothe one child during the winter. Later a simple statement made in the chapel to the assembled pupils that there were three and one-half millions of starv ing children in central and southeastern Europe called for a quick and hearty re sponse. The boys and girls took great pleasure in making their thank offering in tliis way at this Thanksgiving season. The following amounts were received from the various session rooms: Room 101 $ 4.06 Room 103 6.30 Boom 106 6.51 Room 201 7.00 Room 202 4.44 Room 203 21.60 Room 204 4,00 Room 205 2.15 Room 207 32.00 Room 208 2.05 Eighth grade 13.60 Seventh grade 3.62 Total $97.33 Teacher—Level and flat mean the same thing. Can anyone use them correctly in a sentence? Willie—On the level, you eanlt get a flat anywhere nowadays! Lexington Downed by 3 T ouchdowns Charlotte defeated 13 to 7 Greensboro High School blanked the Lixington Highs Wednesday, Nov. 17, in the first game of the championship series, 20-0. Although the Lexington Highs were out played in every phase of the game, they put up a good fight and the game was one of the best seen here this season. Greensboro’s first score came in the first quarter as result of a 65-yard run by Bal lard. G. H. S. kicked off and Lexington brought the ball to the 40-yard line. After being held for downs the ball went over and Fordham carried it 5 yards through the iine. Then Ballard, G.'H. S. left half, .ran 65 yards for a touchdown. Grimsley kicked goal. Score end of first quarter, G. H. S. 7, L. H. S. 0. In the second quarter neither team was able to score although the ball was kept in Lexington’s territory most of the period. In the third quarter G. H. S. scored again as result of end runs and line plung ing. Grimsley carried the ball over; Grimsley failed to kick goal. Score end of third, quarter, G. H. S. 13, L. H. S. 0. It was in this period that Grimsley had to be tal?en off' the field with a sprained leg. P. Transou taking quarter and Hendrix tak ing Grimsley’s half. G. H. S. scored the final touchdown in tlie 4th quarter, Capt. Hendrix running 45 yards behind beautiful interference. Dan iel kicked goal. .The game ended wit! the ball on exington’s 25-yard line with G.. H. S. going strong for another touchdown. By winning this game G. H. S. is en- 1 itled to play Charlotte here Thanksgiving, tlie winuer of that contest playing Monroe on Nov. 30th to see who goes to Chapel Hill. Line-up as follows: G. H. S.—Mans, 1. e.; Transou, 1. t.; Tay- lor, 1. g.; Daniel, e.; Forsythe, r. g.; Bar ker, r. t.; Hinkle, r. e.; Hendrix (capt.) q. b.; Grimsley, 1. h.; Ballard, r. h.; Ford- ham, f. b. L. H. S.—Peacock, 1. e.; Leferer, 1. t. ; Everhart, 1. g.; J. Craven, c.; B. Leonard, r. g.; Swaim, r. t.; Finch, r. e.; E. Craven, q. b.; B. Leonard, 1. h.; Roker, r. h.; Hunt f. b. Room 204 elected its officers for the terms as follows: Presiden.t—Clyde Henderson. Vice President—Chase White. Secretary—Lucy Spencer. Treasurer—Lucy Spencer. Treasurer—Radie Archer. Critic—Yvonne Stinnett. Marshal—Henry Shaw. Monitor—Charles Adams. Program Committee—Jennie Mae Fife, Sara Mims and Colon Forsythe.