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Sandy Gets Part
In UNC-G Opera
Isaac A. Sandy of Raeford will
be in the cast of "Cosi fan tutte,"
Mozart's popular comic opera of
love and infidelity, which will be
presented Friday through Sunday,
April 8-10 in Aycock Auditorium
at the University of North
Carolina at Greensboro.
A music major at UNC-G, San
dy will play one of the soldiers in
the comic opera. He is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie M. Sandy of
Route 2, Box 121 -C, Raeford and
a graduate of Hoke County High
Written in 1790, "Cosi fan
tutte" is considered by many to be
operatic comedy at its best. The
plot involves two couples in 18th
century Naples as they test the
bonds of true love and loyalty,
with amusing consequences.
Curtain time for the perfor
mances will be at 8:15 p.m. on Fri
day and Saturday, April 8-9, and
at 2:15 p.m. on Sunday, April 10.
Tickets are available by contacting
the Aycock box office, 379-5546,
weekdays from 1-5:30 p.m.
Directing the production will be
Dr. Arvid Knutsen, director of
opera at UNC-G. Dr. Richard
Cox, a professor of music, will
serve as conductor and musical
director of a chorus of 21 singers
and an orchestra of approximately
35 musicians. Set design will be by
Dr. Andreas Nomikos, a professor
of communication and theatre.
ECU Student Teachers
Two hundred and 72 East
Carolina University teacher educa
tion students have been assigned
practice teaching in North
Carolina public schools this
The intern teachers are from 62
counties in North Carolina and
nine other states.
Dr. Thomas A Chambliss, direc
tor of student teaching, said each
practice teacher will conduct
regular classes under the direction
of a supervisor and will receive a
grade for performance.
Raeford resident Pamela G. Key
has been assigned to teach music in
the Pitt County schools.
Hoke and Scotland counties public health dental hygienist Kim H oodall (right) presents a plaque to the South
Hoke school winners of the Dental Health Month Award.
Hoke County Spelling Champ Named
Can you spell acccntuator?
What about accommodable?
Tricky words, wouldn't you agree?
Yet, correctly spelling such
challenging words as these and
many others won Lisa McLean, a
sixth grader at J.W. Turlington,
the honor of becoming Hoke
County's Spelling Bee Champion
Lisa, an "A" student, captured
this highly coveted title by just suc
cessfully competing in a series of
hair-raising spelling competitions
with other homeroom champions
at her school.
She then triumphantly rivaled
Upchurch Junior High's spelling
whiz, John O'Tuel in a nerve
tingling exercise of subperb spell
Because of her spelling v ictories.
Lisa has earned the opportunity to
compete in the Regional Spelling
Bee to be held in Charlotte, April
There, Lisa will use her spelling
units and unique skills to over
throw others local county cham
pions for a chance to win valuable
prizes and to travel to Washington,
D.C. for the national competition
How does Lisa feci about her ac
complishments? "Happy and very
excited," beamed the 12-year-old
School principal, Emma Mims,
responded to the news of Lisa's
triumphs with words of praise and
a big hug for this talented student.
"Lisa will represent our county
well in Charlotte and we are all so
very proud of her," Mims said.
Two of Lisa's teachers at Turl
ington, Mrs. Beverly Bowden and
Mrs. Helen Sellars, both describe
Lisa as being a "sharp, intelligent,
and extremely well-mannered stu
Mrs. Bowden went on to
describe her as "a model student."
The youngest child of Mr.
Alfreeda and Margaret McLean of
Raeford, Lisa also enjoys Girl
Scouting, crocheting and collecting
T.V. Guide covers.
FIRST CROSSWORD PUZ
ZLE. Crossword puzzles, now
published by the millions, got their
start with publication of a puzzle,
prepared by Arthur Wynne, in the
Sunday supplement of the New
York World, Dec. 21, 1913.
South Hoke Garners
T op Dental Award
South Hoke Primary School has
received the Hoke County
Children's Dental Health Month
The school was presented the
award, an inscribed plaque of
recognition, on Monday from Kim
Woodall, public health dental
hygienist for Hoke and Scotland
The contest, in observance of
Dental Health Month, February,
included three levels of competi
tion, with the school making the
highest number of points receiving
the special plaque.
The plaque will remain at South
Hoke school until the 1984 winner
South Hoke will present contest
materials at the district event
which offers a permanent plaque
for the school and a $100 cash
award. Mrs. Monroe was the
school coordinator for South
On the state level, the winning
school will receive a permanent
trophy and a $500 cash award, ac
cording to Mrs. Woodall, who
coordinated the activities.
Scurlock school will receive a cer
tificate for their participation in
The school contest included the
superintendent, office staff, prin
cipals, teachers and the students.
The activities included dental
messages announced each morning
to the students at school, a PTA
program related to dental health,
wearing smile buttons, snack
display in the cafeteria, a scrap
book on dental health activities, a
non sweet snack day at school, dai
ly brushing and or flossing by the
students, art projects, watching
films about dental health and visits
to a dental office.
The contest was sponsored by
the North Carolina Dental Society
the State Dental Health Section
and the State Department of
In addition to promoting Dental
Health Month activities, Mrs.
Woodall provides other educa
tional and preventive activities
during the school year.
Mrs. Woodall visits the schools
in Hoke and Scotland counties of
fering educational lessons in
toothbrushing, flossing and nutri
She also is the co-ordinator of
the weekly fluoride mouthrinse
program in the schools. This year
she will also be providing a teacher
dental health workshop to Hoke
Mrs. Woodall was the 1982-1983
recipient of the Annual Communi
ty Dental Health Award given by
the North Carolina Dental
THE WALL STREET
UCB offers a flexible type of Individual Retire
ment Account. This plan offers the benefits of
competitive market rates and greater flexibility.
And it is available to everyone . . . even those al
ready covered by an employer's retirement plan.
Since your retirement is such an important sub
ject, please contact your
United Carolina Banker
to discuss your particular
retirement needs. Our
IRA can put you on "Easy
Street" when you retire!
Substantial penalty for early withdrawal.
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Science display at Turlington School.
Science Bedecks Turlington
A science exhibition is the "talk
of the school" at J.W. Turlington
Elementary School these days.
This unique display, located
near the principal's office, is a
caleidoscope of ingenuity and
From the simpliest to the most
complex scientific design, each
project is a statement of the abun
dance of energy and skill possessed
of Turlington students.
Science teacher, Dazarene Page,
stated that the science fair has been
on display two weeks.
"Hopefully," continued Page,
"everyone has benefited from see- i
ing this grand parade of talent.
There's so much to be learned
from just observing the hard work
put into these projects by the
Exhibits include solar energy
homes, robots, volcanoes , the
heavenly bodies and numerous
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