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World Affairs Conference
Stresses United States' Role
Revolving around the theme “The United States In World Affairs”, the fifteenth annual
Conference on World Affairs hosted a ten member delegation from Grimsley at yearly meet
Serving as GHS representatives were: Martha Rennet, Marilyn Gaboon, Mary Jane Boren,
Robyn Ellwood, Tim Frye, Bill Gordon, Tom Mitchell, Evelyn Mordecai, Carol Nussbaum, Bill
' Parker, Jerry Stanley, and Mescal Tyson. Mrs. Edna Hutton accompanied the group as its
official chaperone.
Hill Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill provided the
location for this year’s conference. Beginning at 9:30 on March 11 with a film on foreign af
fairs, the theme was maintained through various speeches and a panel discussion.
Dr. Harlan Cleveland, assistant
Secretary af State for Interna
tional Organization Affairs, de
livered the first address, high
lighting the role of the United
States in World Affairs.
Following Dr. Cleveland's
speech was a luncheon which
featured Mrs. Elizabeth Koontz,
president of the National Associa
tion of Classroom Teachers, and
a panel discussion on the United
States citizen and United States
foreign policy.
Panel members—Jack Lashley,
Director of the Institute for In
ternational Studies; Sam R. Lev
ering, Chairman of the Executive
Council for the Friends Commit
tee on National Legislation; Dr.
Anne Sdott, Assistant Professor
of History at Duke University;
and Chancellor Paul F. Sharp of
University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill—discussed their views
on the topic and answered ques
tions from the aydience.
To complete the day’s pro
gram, William S. Gaud, Deputy
Administrator for the Agency for
International Development, de
livered an address on the “Unit-
Grimes Competes
For Honor Society
Schotarship Award
Speech Contest Winner
Will Tour New England
ed States Foreign Aid: Political
or Moral Issue”.
Delegates to the conference
included many interested men
and women along with the high
school students. These partici
pating representatives are invit
ed by the North Carolina Coun
cil on World Affairs.
Touring New York, the New
England states, and Washington,
D. C. —all expenses paid—will
highlight Matt Gibson’s summer
of ’65. The GHS sophomore was
named one of the two city win
ners to receive the trip in the
United Nations speech contest
held March 16.
In early June, Matt and Carol
Regan, the Smith High School
junior who was named first place
winner in the girl’s division, will
join other winners from cities
throughout North Carolina and
begin their two week journey,
stopping first in New York.
In addition to seeing the sights
New York has to offer, they will
tour the United Nations building
and will hopefully meet some
of its leaders.
From there, the group of speak
ers will head north for a trip
through the New England states.
As the two weeks draw to a close.
they will head home, stopping in
Washington, D. C. for a memor
able tour of the nation’s capitol.
It started as a challenge for
the 19 contestants entering the
annual contest, which is spon
sored by the Odd Fellows of
America. Yet even after the two
winners were named, 17 “winners”
remained, for all who spoke on
the topic, “What the UN Means
to Me,” learned much about the
vital peace-keeping headquarters.
Also representing Grimsley
were Joe Coleman, Jan Petrehn,
and Penny Warner.
Two boys and two girls repre
senting each of Greensboro’s im
mediate high schools, including
Curry, Grimsley, Notre Dame,
Page, and Smith, attended the
dinner and contest staged in the
Odd Fellows Lodge.
Four alternates were also
named, including two from Smith,
one from Notre Dame, and one
from Curry.
Larry Dempsey, crowned Twirp King, Friday night, March
12, following the Twirp game, was sponsored by Jane Daniel,
GHS Orchestra Sets
Georgia As Destination
On Thursday afternoon, April 8th, the GHS Orchestra will
leave Grimsley by chartered buses to play concerts In Athens
The group has been invited to play four concerts for the
elementary, junior high and high school students in the Athens
schools, and an evening concert in the Fine Arts Auditorium
at the tfniversity of Georgia.
On Saturday morning the orchestra wiU be the demonstra
tion orchestra for a seminar on Orchestra Development
planned for music educators from the state.
The invitation to perform was
extended by the public schools
in Athens, the Department of
Continuing Education of Georgia,
and the School of Music of the
University of Georgia. Accom
panying the group will be: Mr.
Federal Education Funds Available
To Many Academic Departments
and Mrs. A. P. Routh, Mr. and
Mrs. Edgar Rooker, Mr. Robert
Fredrickson, Mr. and Mrs. Louis
Labella, and Miss Leonard, con
ductor of the orchestra.
Dave Grimes, a member of
Torchlight National Honor Society
among many other activities, has
been selected to enter the final
competition for a National Honor
Society Scholarship.
The scholarships are honors
to be awarded entirely on the
basis of merit. Individual stip
ends, between a minimum four-
year award of $500 and a maxi
mum four-year award of $6,000,
are determined on the basis of
financial need only after the
scholarship winners have been
The stipend setting is based on
the difference between estimated
college expenses and computed
resources available to the stu
dent. If the student feels that he
needs no financial assistance for
college, he may still be consider
ed for an honorary award which
carries no stipend.
In order to be still considered
eligible for the scholarship award,
Dave must send additional infor
mation to the National Honor
Scholarship Program, consisting
of a Biographical Questionnaire
and a College Notification Form.
The purpose of the biographical
questionnaire is to tell about the
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Grimsley High School will be included among those schools receiving aid under the Na
tional Defense Education Act.
Miss Sarah Mims, head of the English Department, will attend an NDEA meeting in Ral
eigh. There she will submit plans for the acquisition of equipment and materials for the Eng
lish and Reading departments.
The NDEIA is a federal act which provides for the improvement of instruction in science,
mathematics, and modern languages. Under this act, state, county, and city educational ad
ministrations are reimbursed for one half of the total cost for equipment and teaching ma
terials acquired through NDEA.
Money is reimbursed for instruction in “critical subjects” only. Critical subjects are science^
history, civics, geography, modern, foreign languages, English, and reading.
There is not any equipment or
Music for the concerts include
works by Vivaldi, Bach, Couperin,
Khatchaturian, Prokofieff, Cope
land, Sibelius, Anderson, Wagner.
Mr. Edgar Rooker will be guest
soloist for the Wagner, Adagic
for Clarinet and Strings,
material which cannot be acquired,
provided that the need is justi
Schools desiring financial aid
in acquiring teaching equipment
submit a projects proposal to the
State Department of Public In
struction in Raleigh. They must
include an itemized copy of the
proposal containing the quantity
to be purchased, a description of
items and equipment, the unit
cost, and the total cost. Also in
cluded, must be a description
of the project and its teaching
methods along with what is hoped
to be accomplished.
Pirates Invade GHS In Co-Rec Preparations
Pirates, their crimes and ad
ventures, provide the theme for
the third Co-Rec night scheduled
for April 16. Games, relays, and
an entertainment period are be
ing planned to fill the evening’s
Separate hunts for boys’ and girls’
clubs are being planned in order
to make the competition more
G. H. Sharp, Lyn Labell, Nancy
Coble, and Gail Sadler star in
the Concerto Grosso, Op. 3, No.
10, for four violin soloists, string
orchestra, and keyboard. Another
special string setting will be the
Vivaldi, Concerto Grosso, Op, 3,
No. 11, arranged for four cell! by
Jim Holesovsky, a student at
The Curtis Institute of Music
in Philadelphia.
Once the schools have convinc
ed the Superintendent of Public
Instruction that the equipment is
necessary, they may then make
the purchase with NDEA paying
one half of the cost.
The English and Reading De
partments at GHS are consider
ing acquiring additional teaching
facilities to aid in the instruction
of students.
Equipment being considered
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Co-Rec night is an evening of
co-educational recreation in which
teams compete for a total points
score. Each of the thirteen serv
ice clubs, working within the
framework of the Interclub Coun
cil, have taken part of the ar
rangements as one of their proj
Although the event is spon
sored by the service clubs, the
entire student body has been
made a guest of the Interclub
Council. The boys’ gym will serve
as headquarters for the booths
sponsored by the clubs, but the
girls’ athletic field will be the
site of some of the events in
cluding the traditional shaving
creme fight.
Clint Cheshire will be the solo
ist for the Anderson, Trumpeter’s
Lullaby. Mr. J. Kimball Haxri-
man will be guest conductor for
one of the compositions.
The orchestra will begin its
journey home late Saturday af- -
ternoon after sightseeing in Ath
ens and Atlanta.
scheduled for general participa
Under the leadership of the
Junior Jaycettes and the Sub-
Junior Woman’s Club, the theme
has been set. One of the other
clubs will provide paper pirate
hats for all who attend. Others
will arrange the games and help
in the general arrangements.
The booths which will be set
up on the balcony of the gym
will feature games much like
those at the teen carnival. Each
participant will be given a score
card on which his score will be
recorded for a final tabulation.
The Interact Club, Charioteers,
Sub-Junior Woman’s Club are in
charge of the publicity for Co-
Rec night. The task of choosing
the entertainment has been itele-
gated to the Key Club and tht
One of the main events is a
Treasure Hunt. Each service club
will provide a two member team
that will compete for first prize.
Each part of the program will
be planned to correspond with
the pirate theme. Even though
some of the relays will be closed
to teams other than those from
service clubs, others have been
Concluding the club asignments
are the Jaycettes, O. Henry Jun
iors, and Hi-Y providing the ar
rangements and the clean-up
group composed of the Civitans
and the Exchange Club.

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