Focus On Teens In First Youth Week Teen-agers look ahead! Youth Week is just around the corner. From April 24 through May 1, Greensboro teens will be cap tured by the highlights of this city’s first Youth Week, sponsored by the Y.C.C.A. “It’s going to be a great week!” according to Ellen Kay, chairman of Youth Week. “There’ll be something for everyone to do, and at the same time, we’ll be recognizing youth—the real pur pose of Youth Week.” A calendar of events has al ready been drawn up, engage ments have been made, carnival grounds have been reserved, and now, the Y.C.C.A. is announcing to Greensboro’s ybuth exactly what is in store. Prior to Youth Week, four students from each high school in the city will attend training sessions on Greensboro govern ment. Upon testing, each repre sentative will be given a city position , thus making up the Junior City Council. Running the city during Youth Week will be a junior mayor, councilmen, de partment heads, and citizens at large. It has been disclosed that in addition to the school representa tives, high school history teach ers will be invited to let their classes hear the lectures on our city government. A “Youth of the Day” will be recognized each day on television and radio. The youth will be chosen on his outstanding con tributions and service to his school and community. All week Greensboro’s various service clubs will be holding ban quets with their respective junior service clubs in each high school, such as the Jaycees and the Jay- cettes. On Saturday, April 24, the first day of Youth Week, all of Greens boro will come alive with new activity. Via radio and television, highlights of the week will be broadcasted. The key to the city will be presented by the mayor to Dick VOLUME XLI GRIMSLEY SENIOR HIGH, GREENSBORO, N. C, APRIL 12, 1963 NUMBER 12 Happy Working Relationship Theme of Annual Banquet The co-operative department of GHS presented its Twenty- Second Annual Employer-Employee Banquet Wednesday night, March 31, in the Masonic Temple. The speaker for the evening was Ervin Dixon, Controller, Blue Bell, Inc., who addressed the group on “Happy Working Relationships.” After congratulating Grimsley of the “excel lence of your program in commercial education, “Mr. Dixon went on to state that such programs were a “sign of progress in an age of . . . technical adaptation.” Closing with an outline of success, he stated that to obtain success one must first analyze himself. He must be completely honest about his strong points and his weaknesses. The most success ful people, Mr. Dixon stated, fol low this procedure. “Meet the challenge head on. Tomorrow you will be asked to master a completely new set of techniques. Don’t oppose changes but master the job below and above you. Above all, have con fidence in your ability.” After the speaker the mem bers of the COP, DE, and the ICT classes of Grimsley presented the entertainment for the even ing. A chorus of COP girls sang a song to the tune of the “Ma rines Hymn” in which they ex pressed their gratitude to their employers for their help and en couragement over the past year. From the DE playhouse came the JOURNEY TO THE CITY OF SUCCESS, a play on the fictional Journey of a student through his Student Council Elections Slated For April 22 All students wishing to participate in the spring elections of school officers are asked to make their applications in the school office. Applications were scheduled to be submitted between April 7-9. The deadline for aU applications was Wednesday after noon at 3:45. AU candidates competing for a school office will be pre sented to the GHS student body in a special assembly program, Tuesday, April 13. Students who intend to vote must first register. Registration will be on April 13-15. Desks will be placed at each end of the halls and the homerooms on each hall will be assigned a desk at which to register. A primary election will be held April 16, to narrow the list of candidates for GHS class officers. Polls will be set at various lo cations on the school campus where registered students may vote. GHS will not hold its tradi tional convention this year. Due to the disorderly conduct dis played at past conventions, it was decided that a preferential ballot would do as well. On April 20, students will vote in their homerooms to nominate two candidates for student body officials. Final elections will be on April 22. This is the final elec tion for all school officers. The voting will take place at polls previously used in the primary electinos. Carol Bowen, chairman of the elections committee, urged that students take part in the elections because the experience would bo valuable, whether a student win or lose. Levy, Chairman of Y.C.C.A., dur ing the evening banquet. Judge Preyer will head the guest list of speakers. Following the dinner, all associate members of the Youth Council on Civic Affairs will attend a dance featuring the Rythmics. Recognition of today’s youth will be made through the church es and fellowship meetings on Sunday. The Y.C.C.A/s motto, “In Youth Is Our Future”, will also serve as the topic of a theme contest. Themes will be judged on Monday and according to ex cellence will be given as speech es on Wednesday, April 28. The prize for the contest has not yet been disclosed. On Tuiesday, April 27, a Youth Press Conference is scheduled followed by the Junior City Coun cil Meeting in the Council Cham ber. Friday and Saturday will be highlighted by the annual Teen Carnival in Friendly Shopping Center. Gay activity and action will be cast on the city by the Merchants Day, the service club booths, the amusement rides, and the concession booths. The grand finale of the carni val, also serving as the closing chapter of Youth Week, will be the great gathering of Greensr boro’s teens for the Snake Dance through Friendly Center. “It’s been a big job of coordi nation on the part of all city youth groups, but it will be well worth the effort by giving the kids a week to remember!” con cluded Ellen. Assisting with Youth Week preparations are Libby King, a Page junior in charge of the Junior City Council elections; Chris Peer, a junior at Smith in charge of the week’s special events; and Dianne Cherry, a Dudley High senior working as event coordinator. It’s all coming from April 24 through May 1—a “great week to remember.” From the Playmasters April 1 production of “One Foot In Heaven”: Bob Bowdon as Bishop Sherwood. The story appears on page 4. Duke Science Symposium Brings New Experience “Research in Progress—Science in the Making,” theme of the 1965 Junior Science and Hu manities Symposium, provided a varied background for the 140 hiigh school delegates who participated in the program. Papers prepared by other high school students were read to the symposium in an effort to prove that praiseworthy and useful research can be begun before college entrance. A major feature of the meet, ^ ^ r m Three JCL Students Win were the groups which toured the research facilities at Duke University, site of the symposium. Delegates found the vast quantity of research equipment the most In 14th Annual Convention astounding of all the things that they saw. career in school and job. As the student was constantly being con fronted by trials and temptations, but his faithful coordinator in terviewed in the nick of time to avert trouble. In the course of his journey, he was confronted by Dishonesty, Mr, Dropout, and even by a female fatale who wanted him to quit school to get mairied.Finally the harrassed stu dent reached the City of Success. There was even a touch of fairy tale from the diaper pin set. The COP girls retaliated with a short skit entitled “Goldilocks”, a take-off on the James Bond thrillers, starring James Bongo and complete with the Bond theme. The evening was concluded with a fashion show given by the boys in ITC depicting the many stylish fashions for the summer, complete with bathrobes, business suits, scanty swim suits, evening gowns, and even a Hawaiian Moo Moo. According to Hardin Matthews, a GHS representative to the sym posium, the free asking of ques tions added much to the highly educational meeting. These ques tions often developed new ideas on the endless courses and goals that research can pursue. Not only did the junior scien tists visit research centers, but they viewed abdominal cancer surgery and heart surgery via closed circuit television in an operating room amphitheater at Duke Hospital. Welcoming the delegates, Dr. Douglas M. Knight, president of Duke University, opened the meet. Lectures on “The Diversity of Talents Required in Counterin surgency,” “The Cell-Basic Unit of Life,” “Research in Ocean ography,” and “Demonstrations in Physics” seiwed to complete the program. The final portion of the sym posium was a panel seminar on research and education in science emphacizing opportunities and careers along with the needed schooling. Three Grimsley students took honors in the 14th annual North Carolina Junior Classical League Convention held March 27 at Chapel Hill. In the Derivatives Contest, Barbara Homey won 1st place in the third year; John Gaddy won 2nd place in the third year Roman History and Civiliza tion Contest; and Jimmy Alexiou and John Gaddy tied for 2nd place in the third year Myth Contest. The Convention headquarters were at Memorial Hall at the University of North Carolina. Along with workshops in different phases of Latin study, elections were held for the coming year. After a traditional welco>me by Professor Robert B. House who challenged the visiting JCLers with the thought that “the great est frontier that is not completely occupied is the frontier of the mind,” he entertained the group with his harmonica, playing such favorites as “Casey .Jones,” “Oh, Suzanna,” and “Peekaboo, You Rascal You, Come From Behind That Chair.” After the roll call and minutes of the last meeting, reports were given on the 1965 issue of Torch JCL magazine; on the Senior Classical League, which is an or ganization of former members of JCL who wish to remain affiliated with the program; and on the 1964 National Convention, DR. ULLMAN SPEAKER The special guest speaker for the Convention was Dr. B. L. UU- man, a professor at many differ ent universities and the author of the classics textbook which is used at Grimsley. Dr. Ullman has lectured in London, England, and is a foreign corresponding member of the Academy of Sci ence and Arts. Dr. Ullman opened his address by stating that he was “very proud of the Junior Classical League of North Carolina. You represent a kind of leadership in N. C. and don’t forget you have responsibilities pertaining to that.” Dr. Ullman went on to compare the Latin attitude in N. C. as comr pared to other states, whihe he determined was “not as good.* He issued a challenge to the group to do something in their respec tive communities to get people interested in the Latin progi-am. After the installation of officers, the 1965 Convention was ad journed.