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Bradford, Artist-ln-Schools,
Brings Creativity To The Area
Artists-in-Schools is a na
tionwide program coopera
tively sponsored by the North
Carolina Arts Council and the
National Endowment for the
Arts. The program places
professional artists in
residence in elementary and
secondary schools to serve as
educational and artistic
resources. Tom Bradford is
Tom Bradford
Artist-in-Schools for Chowan
county. Bradford sees his role
in Artist-in-Schools as “a split
responsibility of serving the
local community and
schools.” Specifically he
works locally with Chowan
Junior High School and
Ernest A. Swain school. His
studio is housed in Swain
The aim of the program is
to give students and teachers
the opportunity to experience
the visual arts or crafts by
working with a professional,
producing artist in an in
school studio. Unlike an art
teacher, the artist is not view
ed as a member of the teach
ing staff, but rather as a prac
ticing artist working on his or
her art in a school setting.
Participants benefit by wat
ching, speaking, and working
with the artist while the artist
To successfully achieve
this, there must be an ade
quate secure studio that is
easily accessible to the
students during school hours
and to the artist at all times.
The artist must work with
students who meet often and
in small enough groups (core
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groups) to assure in-depth
student contact and to do this
in an environment that allows
the artist to create while that
group is present. In addition,
the artist may meet with
some larger groups to give
demonstrations and presenta
tions of his work.
The pilot program at
Chowan Junior High involves
meeting with teachers in ad
vance to coordinate the cur
riculum. Quite often tangible
items such as maps, charts,
posters or murals are produc
ed which are easy for students
to relate to. Special students
actually help in painting some
art work and some special
items of art work is retained
in the school for students,
faculty and community to
Trojans Are On
Winning Streak
Immanuel Christian Tro
jans won their second game
over Emmanuel Christian
School of Elizabeth City by a
score of 57 to 41. Tim Brabble
led the Trojans with 18 points.
Stevie Harrell had 14.
The Trojans traveled to
Greenville for their second
game and lost to the Trinity
Tigers 53-40. In a losing con
test Mike Ange led the team
with 13 points.
Bethel Christian school
traveled to Edenton for the
third game and the Trojans
handed them a 43-29 loss.
Stevie Harrell led the team
with 11 points.
Tarboro came to Edenton
for the last of this four game
series and the Trojans gave
them a 53-45 defeat. Tim
Brabble led the Trojans with
24 points.
Immanuel Trojans are
sporting a nice 7 wins 1 loss
record for the season.
The Lady Trojans lost their
second game of the year 53-30.
Mandy Peeples led the team
with 15 points.
The Lady Trojans later
defeated the girls from Bethel
40-5. Mandy Peeples and
Teresa Harrell led all scorers
18 and 1.4. pqints.
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BOY SCOUT DRIVE RAISES |2sofr—The American
Legion and the Edenton Rotary Club, co-sponsors of the Boy
Scouts of America Sustaining Membership Drive in Eden
ton, raised $2500. Jack Habit, Drive Chairman is shown
presenting the check to Robert Barbour, District Executive
of the Boy Scouts of America.
Scouts Notes
Pack 164 held its monthly
meeting on January 25 at the
Scout Hut. Jim Ball, Commit
tee Chairman, opened the
meeting with the introduction
of Tommy White, the new Cub
Master for Pack 164. Den 2
then gave an opening
ceremony using the theme
During the month of
January, Den 1 and Den 2
studied Indians of our area.
Den 1 provided entertainment
by reading and enacting an
Indian story. Marguerite Me
Call, Eduation Co-ordinator
for Edenton Historical Com
mission, gave a very in
teresting and informative
program on Indians of North
Carolina. She also showed
many Indian artifacts that
she had collected.
Seniors Are Selling Sports Cushions
The Senior Class of John A.
Holmes High School is selling
foam-filled, vinyl covered
sports cushions to raise
money for a senior trip. These
cushions are royal blue with
John A. Holmes ACES im
printed in gold. Each cushion
also has a carrying handle.
The sports cushion can be
used at sporting events and
pinics; however, many people
use these cushions for'their
. cars, boats, rockers or as a
Scholarships |
Junior and senior class high
school students who are in
terested in applying for SI,OOO
college scholarships should
request applications by
March 15, 1983 from the
Educational Communications
Scholarship Foundation, 721
N. McKinley Road, Lake
Forest, Illinois 60045. To
receive an application,
students should send a self
addressed, stamped envelope
with a note stating their
name, address, city, state and
zip code and approximate
grade point average. Fifty
award winners will be
selected on the basis of
academic performance, in
volvement in extracurricular
activities and need for finan
cial aid.
pennant in a student’s room.
Please support the Senior
Class in this fund-raising
event. The cushions will be
delivered around March 25.
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Schools Provide Educational Programs
The Edenton-Chowan
school system is providing a
variety of vocational educa
tion programs for its students.
Programs currently being of
fered include: exploratory in
dustrial arts and exploratory
home economics at Chowan
Junior High School;
agriculture business and
home economics at Edenton-
Chowan Alternative School;
agriculture, business,
distributive education, health
occupations, carpentry,
bricklaying, machine shop,
drafting and home economics
at John A. Holmes High
The administration and
staff of the vocational educa
tion department invite friends
and supporters of vocational
education to attend “open
house" from 9 to 2 at each
school mentioned above on
Wednesday, February 9th.
Please report to the office
where a guide will assist you
on your tour.
What is Vocational Educa
tion? Vocational education is
the segment of education
charged with preparing peo
ple for work. It is the
backbone of the nation’s
employment-related educa
tion and training programs.
Vocational education’s
strength is drawn from the
fact that is an integral part of
this nation’s public educa
tional system, representing
joint federal, state and local
partnership effort to meet our
nation’s need for a competent
workforce. It responds to this
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charge through a variety of
programs that offer instruc
tion in related basic educa
tion, career development,
general vocational
knowledge, improved family
living skills and
What is the curriculum
like? The vocational cur
riculum is more complex than
the curriculum offered by
other segments of education
because it combines
classroom instruction,
laboratory work, participa
tion in student organizations
and on-the-job training. In ad
dition, vocational curriculum
must be updated more often
and more extensively than
other areas of the. school
Classroom instruction - Die
nature of vocational educa
tion calls for classroom cur
riculum that is centered on
real-life problems students
are likely to meet on the job
and in the home.
Laboratory work - Students
are given opportunities to
work with materials, equip
ment and processes of dif
ferent jobs in the supervised
atmosphere of the laboratory
setting. These laboratories
are as diverse as the farm
shop, the model office, the
electronics lab, the simulated
dental office or the child care
Student Organizations -
Through 53,000 chapters of
eight vocational student
organizations, more than
1,650,000 students at secon
dary and postsecondary
levels are Involved in ac
tivities designed to develop
leadership skills and rein
force other aspects of the
On the job training -
Various work-site learning
experiences are vital parts of
Warriors Defeat The Rams >
On Jan. 25th, the Lawrence
Academy Lady Warriors
played the Ridgecroft Rams
and came out on top by a
score of 37 to 21. The first half
of play saw very little scoring
by either team as the
Ridgecroft girls held the ball.
The score at the end of the
first half was 12 to 10 in favor
of Lawrence. However, in the
second half, the Warriors
came out and forced the ac
tion to go ahead and win by 16.
Kathy Rawls hit 6 of 7 from
the foul line and made 2 field
goals for 10 points to share the
top spot in scoring for
Lawrence. Gay Bass also had
10. She scored 4 field goals
and was 2 of 2 from the line.
Toni Lynn Hughes had 7
points. Tammie Nobles had 6,
Mary Dee Carroway and
Susan Hassell both with 2.
On Jan. 28th the Lady War
riors traveled to Hobgood and
took on the Lady Raiders. By
out rebounding the taller
Patriots the Warriors were
able to get their transition
game going early and won go
ing away 51 to 24.
Again, Kathy Rawls led the
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the instructional approach
utilized by vocational educa-j
tion. In 1980, more than a '
million students participated
in co-op or clinical ex- .
periences which combined:
classroom and on-the-job in- .
struction under the close :
supervision of a qualified :
scoring with 15 points. Toni •
Hughes had 14, followed by
Tammie Nobles with 8, Gay :
Bass 6, Mary Dee Carraway
4, Kim Elliot and Susan
Hassell both with 2. The Lady
Warriors are now 15 and 1 for
the season.
DAR To Observe
History Month
.American History Month
will be observed by the Eden
ton Tea Party Chapter, DAR,
at a luncheon meeting at
Boswell’s Restaurant on
February 9. The winners of
the American History Essay
Contest, which was held
recently, will be present to
read their essays to
members, parents and
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Offer Good Thru 3/15/83

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