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    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
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-
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
The key to the city will be
presented by the mayor to Dick
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
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
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
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
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
Recognition of today’s youth
will be made through the church
es and fellowship meetings on
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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

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