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    Those Exemption Slips!
THEY COME
AGAIN IN JUNE
NO MORE BARNS
SINCE WE '
PASSED THE BONDS
For A Better G H. S.
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GREENSBORO HIGH SCHOOL, JANUARY 28, 1921
No 7
Boys’ Quint Split even
In Two Hard Games
Burlington Defeated 38 to 34. WinSton
Wins 40 to 22.
G. II. s. came back into old time form
Friday night when the local team defeated
that of the Burlington High School by
the score of 38 to 34. The game wa.s close
throughout and oiily excellent passing and
good team work saved G. li. S.. from de
feat. It was one of the best games seen
here this season and the local team de
serves much credit.
The game began with G. H. S. showing
a slight lead over B. H. S., in their ability
for caging field goals and the half ended
with G. H. S. 17 and B. H. S. 12.
But at the Ibeginning of the second half
Burlington came back with a great deal
of pep and fight, and the score ran evenly
for the greater part of the half. How
ever, by the excellent goal shooting of Bal
lard! Poole and Stafford, G. H. S. man
aged to nose out a victory. 38-34.
This victory is the second G. H. S. has
won from Burlington.
The work of Webster, Jones, and Nicii-
olson for Burlington was exceptionally
good, while Poole, Ballard and Stafford
scored best for G. H. S.
Line up for G. H. S.; Poole, r.f.; Brit
ton, 1. f.; Daniel, C.; Ballard, r. g.; Tran-
sou’, 1. g. Line up for B. H. S.: Webster,
r. f.; Jones, 1. f.; Nicholson, C.; Gibbs,
r. g.; Smith, 1. g.
Substitutes: Oden, for Transou, Staf
ford for Britton—^Crutchfield for Gibbs.
Eeferee—Stewart.
Lower Grades Outshine
Higher on Honor Roll
Thirty Make “A” on All Subjects for the
Fourth Month.
In the main building Miss Morrow’s
room, No. 203, carried off the shield for the
second month in suceession. In the Fresh
man class Miss Grogan’s room. No. 5, in
Annex B, with a percentage of failures or
only 3.3, maintained their position of first
place, which they have held during the
entire semester. Miss Sheridan’s room in
Annex A, were their formidable rivals,
however, having a percentage of failures
of only 3.8.
The following is the honor roll compos
ed of those students making A, on all sub
jects. Seniors—Elbert Apple, Lula May
Iseley, Katherine Wharton.
Juniors—Martha Cox, Margaret Smith,
James Wilkins,' Ernest Barr, Paul Causey.
Sophomores—Marjorie Cartland, Eliza
beth Simpson, Bmelia Sternberger, Bertha
Feree, Katherine Gregory, Nellie Swalm.
Freshmen—James McAlister, William
Neal, Robert Wilkins, Isabel Cone, Sara
Foust, Charles Lipscomb, Margaret Stock-
ton, Katherine Shenk, Patty Wdbb, Vir
ginia Beacham.
Seventh Grade—Betty Harrison, Lucile
Sharpe, Tyree Dillard, Wayne Layton,
Troxel Reynolds, Stanley Sturn.
GIRLS WIN TWO MORE
GAMES IN BASKETBALL
Reidsville and Winston Outclassed By
Overwhelming Scores.
ELECTED ANNUAL STAFF
The Seniors have definitely decided to
have an auunal. Prices and Btyles have
been investigated and the class of ’21
feels that it can and must revive this cus
tom.
With this in view the staff has been
elected and it is hoped it will prove an
able one.
The staff is as follows:
Editor-in-chief Bertram Brown
Business Manager Allen Stainback
Art Editor Bonnie Enoch
Literary Editor Mildred Singer
Senior Editor Leta Shields
Club Editor Alice Wayniek
Humor Editor Hoyt Boone-
Athletic Editor William Clary
Photographic Editor James Poole
Social Editor Catherine Armstrong
Each of these Editors has the privilege
of choosing an assistant. These assistants
may come from any class and it is expect
ed that they will be mostly Juniors since
the Juniors will be editing an annual next
year.
The Seniors hope to make the annual a
great success, but it will be impossible to
do this unless every class and every impd
will help them. The annual is not entirely
a Senior production. Ever3' class in the
High school should be and will be repre
sented in the ’21 annual.
Greensboro V^otes Million For
Schools By Majority of 729
DEBATING PRELIMINARIES
TO BE HELD IN TWO WEEKS
Only Fifteen Trying Out For Positions on
Debating Teams.
The preliminary ddbate to choose one
team for the state-wide triangular wlil
be held February 11th. Several of the
strong debaters are at work and there is
much rivalry between the high school class
es and session rooms. Everybody wants a
debater to come from his room. We al.
need to gft behind the deoiite. Asheville
and Winston are no means opponents, and
Greensboro High would be very proud of
a vietoi’y over them. Two hundred North
Carolina high schools want the Ayeock
Memorial cup. The triangular debate is
the event of the school year in North Caro
lina and we are anxious to make a credit
able showing.
We ddbate Winston there, Asheville here
this year. Asheville holds the present
state championship and will put up a
heroic fight to keep it. We have a con
test with Winston often enough to know
that they are foemen worthy of our steel
so there is an excellent opportunity for a
good fight.
About fifteen students have entered the
delbate. A good deal of material is on
hand and the library is being kept open
every afternoon for the debaters to work.
1025 Voters Favor Bonds. Only 27 Vote
Against the Issue.
On Saturday afternoon, January 15, at
Winston the girl’s basket ball quint over
whelmed the Winston team by a score of
42-3. The 'Winston team showed splen
did material, some of their players being
extraordinary fast.
The lineup as follows:
Greensboro—Stinnette, f.; Irwin, f.
Whitley, C.; Clapp, r. e.; Forsyth, g.
Meyers, g.
Substitutes—Flahardy, Stone and Blarr
Winston—Chipman, f.; Hall, f.; Trye
C.; Epird, r. c.; Crowther, g.; Dnnken, g.
Substitutes—Hall, Efird and Simpson.
After the game the visiting team was
given a delightful reception which added
much to the Greemiboro team’s pleasant
visit.
. The local high school girl’s basketball
team overwhelmed the Reidsville girls on
the Greensboro Y. M. C. A. floor Saturday
afternoon, 33 to 8. The visitors Showed up
well in passing, but the locals were quick
in breaking up plays. The locals display
ed the same splendid team work which
they have exhibited the whole season.
The lineup was: Greensboro—Stinette
and Irwin, forwards; 'Whitley, center;
Forsyth and Butner, guards.
Reidsville—Burton and Caldwell, for
wards; Jacogs, center; Stacy and Smith,
guards. Sulbstitutes, Johnson for Slttn-,
ette; Meyers for Forsyth, Gillie for Stacy.
‘H. S.” CLUB HOLDS
MEETING WITH ADA DENNY
The “H. S.” club that meets every two
weeks had its last meeting at the home of
Miss Ada Denny, on N. Elm Street.
Dancing was enjoyed throughout the ev
ening. There have been several meetings
and the next meeting will be held Friday
night at 8:30 o’clock at the home of Miss
Helen Glenn Rankin. The members of
the “H. S.” club are Miss Lila Galium,
Mary Elizabeth Perkins, Dorothy Boggs,
Margaret Andrews, Helen Glenn Rankin,
Jennie Mae Fife, and Ada Denny, the
boys are: Dick Wharton, C. C. Fordham,
Jr., Floyd Ridley, Jack Sarage, Eddie
Sharpe, Guy Hagan, James Stone, Gordon
Lathem, James Hendrix, John Winifred,
Joe Young and Arehie Brown.
GIRL’S GLEE CLUB
The girl’s glee club is working hard and
doing good work. Several new members
have been admitted to the club and we are
delighted to have additional voices.
The glee club was asked to sing at the
Parent Teacher’s Association at Cypress
Street school, which they were glad to do.
They were cordially welcomed by the par-
rons of Cypress Street, and enjoyed be
ing with them. This was the glee club’s
first appearance away from the High
School.
By a majority of 729 the registered
voters of Greensboro authorized the board
of education to issue bonds in the sum of
.1)1,000,000, with which to provide adequate
educational facilities for the school chil
dren of the city. Only 27 votes were oast
against the issue, although 269 of those
registered failed to cast a ballot and there
by caused their vote to toe registered as
against the proposition.
Ther was a total registration of 1,321, of
which 75 were in Morehead precinct and
570 in Gilmer; and 1,052 of the qualified
voters visited the polls and in a positive
manner expressed their sentiments con
cerning the question of better school equip
ment. The total number of votes cast for
the bonds was 1,025. Only 661 affirm
ative votes were needed to carry the elec
tion.
The figures for the two precincts are as
follows: Morehead—registered, 751; vot
ing 603; for, 593; against 10. Gilmer
precinct—registered 570; voting, 449; for,
432; against, 17.
The women were slightly in the majority
as to the number who registered; and al
though no accurate check was made to
determine the relative number of men and
women voting, it is considered safe .to say
that the majority of those who voted were
women, although the men were interested
in the election and voted and with their
automobiles assisted in bringing quite a
number of women to the polls. It is stat
ed, furthermore, that not one of the wom
en who visited the polls cast a ballot against
the bonds.
Before 12 o’clock leaders in the fight
for the schools foresaw victory, althougn
slightly less than the required 661 ballots
had been east for them.
Members of the school board, as well as
the others—men and women, who helped
make the issue a success and place Greens
boro before the country as a city that re
gards her children albove streets or other
progressive measures—were happy when
J. Norman "Wills and E. D. Broadhurst,
members of the board who have taken the
lead in the fight, were particularly de
lighted with the handsome majority polled
for the schools.
Mr. "Wills, chairman of the board, stated
that he regarded the successful outcome
of the day’s voting as the dawn of a new
day in the educational history of Greens
boro and the state. The board plans to
spend the $1000,000 in constructing, re
modeling, .and equipping school buildings
in the city and purchasing additional sites.
Oh, Exams how can I face you?
But what else can I do?
A “nightmare” you are to me.
But one can’t be exempt on “C.”
    

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