Vol. 20^ No. 3
Band Receires Loan
The amount of $1,600.00 has
been borrowed from the Quaker
Fund by the Parent Teachers As
sociation for the purpose of buy-
instruments for the band. The
instruments for the abnd. The
Quaker fund is set aside for edu
cational purposes for our schools.
Mr. J. Y. Bell is planning to buy
four new instruments for ine
Our band is growing continu
ously because of the interest in
music shown by students in our
school. The band plans to make
many parade and concert trips in
the near future.
At Lincoln High
The January meeting of the
Lincoln — Northside P.T.A. was
held at the Lincoln High School
on January 22, 1952.
Supt. C. W. Davis and other
members of the Board of Educa
tion were present. Mr. Smith, a
member of the board, made the
statement that the gymtorium for
Lincoln High will probably be
built two years from the present
After the meeting open house
was held. Parents and friends
visited the various classrooms to
see the work of students.
Refreshments were served by
the Open House committee of the
school. Some lovely flowers were
given to the school for the occa
sion by Register’s Florist.
Blind and Deaf School
A large audience was on hand
to witne s the program given by
the students of the State School
for the Blind and Deaf at the
Northside School on Jan. 31. The
program consisted of spiritual
numbers, popular numbers, in
strumental solos and dances.
This program was sponsored
by the Ways and Means Commit
tee of the Lincoln High School
and the proceeds will be used for
the purpose of buying equip
ment for the new school.
Sixteen members of the Othel
lo Club, attended the “Fifth An
nual Western District Drama
Clinic’’, held at Dudley High
School, in Greensboro, N. C. Sat
urday, January 19th.
The theme for the day was
“Some Basic Problems of the
High School Theater’’. The con
sultant for the day was Dr. F. S.
Belcher of West Virginia State
College, Institute, West Virginia.
The Drama Clinic opened with
registration of students from sev
eral high schools of the Western
District. Mr. C. L. Blake intro
duced the guest.
Con"ultant Dr. Belcher open
ed the session by discussing the
theme. At this time the various
high schools attending presented
their problems. After listening to
the different problems and of
fering suggestions for solutions
to them, the “Drama Clinic” en
joyed a one.act play, presented by
Highland High School, of Gas
tonia, N. C., directed by Mr. G.
This feature was followed by
the “Critque” — evaluating the
play selection, casting, scenery,
The Othello Club now has two
plays underway which are to be
presented in the near future.
They are “The Fury Within”, a
three act play by “Robert St.
Clair”, and “The Little Minister”
by Roland Fernand”.
CHAPEL HILL, N. C.
Home Ec Department
One of the most interesting dis
plays for open hou-e was that in
the home economics department.
Beautiful dresses, suits, jumper,
kirts, blouses, aprons and dress
er scarves made by the home eco
nomics girls were exhibited for
the parents and friends who
came to visit during open house
From time to time the home ec
onomics department places in
teresting exhibits in the display
cases which are located in the
hall. —Alicia Jones
Our Principal Speaks Student Council
On Friday, Feb. 1, 1952, Lin
coln High School was represent
ed at Central High School at
Hillsboro, by our student coun
cil president, Frank Robinson,
! Inez Alston, and Bessyne Ward.
Frank Robinson gave a report
of the N.A.S.C. meeting that was
held at High Point. Questions
were concerning the topic “What
Is The Student Council’s Part In
Developing Tomorrows Leaders.”
Our principal, Mr. C. A. Mc-
Dougle, is a generous friend and
gracious counselor. Mr. Mc-
Dougle received the B.S. Degree
from Knoxville College, Knox
ville, Tenn. and the M.A. Degree
frppi Columbia University, New
Raking education work
’iliis age calls for a truly great
education—an education of char-
acter.building commensurate in
conception and in practice with
the dangers and the opportunities
freedom and humanity equal in
of these times, an education for
power to the education of any
existing or possible totalitarian
system. Such an education cannot
be derived from the concepts of
efficiency, from thp interest of
children, or even from a study
of great books” of the Western
World. It can come only from a
^old confronting of the nature, the
conditions, the values, and the
potentialities of our civilization.
An education can rise no higher
than the conception of the society
*hat pervades it, provides its sub
stance, and gives it purpose and
Our first responsibilty there
fore is to formulate on the foun
dation of fact a conception of
American civilization in its his
torical setting and world setting.
We must ask ourselves, in all
'oberness, what we are “up to”
on this continent. Only when we
have answered it magnificently
and powerfully, will we be in
rSee EDUCATION, Page 2)
The Vocational Agriculture De
partment has launched its Rural
Progress Program by erecting
bulletin boards at the Hickory
Grove Baptist located in the
Grove Baptist Church located in
the Hickory Grove community.
The Rural Progress Program
is being sponsored by the Agri
cultural agencies throughout the
county with the following ob
jectives; 1. To help farm families
make a better living; 2. To help
establish attractive, livable homes
with modern equipment and 3.
To improve communities.
The following has been set at
the minimum goal for each farm
family: (1) To increase farm
family income by $1,000.00 in
1952, (2) To make one improve
ment in every home; and (3) To
successfully carry out one or more
worthwhile community projects
in each community.
Mr. Millard Whitley, a member
of the Adult class in Agriculture
has already erected his mail box
>tand, which makes him the first
adult and Columbus Foushee and
Raymond Foushee have complet
ed theirs making them the first
in the all-day classes.
These mail box stands are made
of 4 X 4 cedar post. Persons in
terested in joining in this activ
ity are a-^ked to cut 2 cedar post
8 feet long and either have them
sawed into 4 x 4’s or contact the
Agriculture department and they
will be picked up by the Agri
culture truck and taken to the
(See AGRICULTURE, page 2)