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Miss Staples Persinger Physical Education Miss Dorothy Robinson Bookkeeping Mrs. Ethel Sinf.r Shockey Mathematics Mr. John H. Snapp English Mrs. Pearl C. Strickler English Miss Elizabeth Sutherland Latin, English Mrs. Richard Trent English, Social Science Mrs. Taylor Turner English Miss Pauline Webb Science, Mathematics Mr. William Wellons Mathematics Miss Verba May Wood French Mr. Paul T. Wright Arithmetic, Algebra SSI
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-0 Y Miss Katherine Carr Hurt Science Mrs. Eleanor N. Ireson English Mrs. E. C. James Latin Miss Elsie F. Kennedy English, History Mrs. Virginia Kirkwood Science, Mathematics Miss Annie McConkey Mathematics Miss Adelle Moore Librarian Miss Virginia Moore Social Science Mrs. Elizabeth B. Moorefield Shorthand, Bookkeeping Mr. J. Edward Oglesby Civics, Sociology Mrs. Carrie Martin Pedigo English Mrs. G. G. Peery Music
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During the year from September 19, 1937, to May 31, 1938, the corridors and rooms of Andrew Lewis have been teeming with various activities. The students, over a thousand, had to get down to the daily grind of the curriculum. Old customs! Fresh material! Breathless waiting! This year Andrew Lewis and Jefferson clashed, as of old, at Maher Field. It was a memorable time, because Andrew Lewis won the pigskin skirmish by a score of 6-2. Hallowe’en came with parties and parade, followed by the grand holidays of Thanksgiving. Wonder if the football boys expect the “good housekeepers,” the Home Economics Club, to feed them every year? This year they had a filling meal from the Club—a banquet in the Home Economics Department. The Girl Reserves took in their new members at a banquet given in the beauti¬ fully decorated cafeteria. A program by the members was given. Christmas, coming like a sled do wn hill, found us the last day before the holidays started compactly packed in the auditorium. There, before our eyes, unfolded the Christmas story pantomimed by a number of students before a gorgeous painting. The descriptive songs were sung by a group from the Glee Club. The Home Economics Club was entertained by the Monogram Club at a dance at the Woman’s Club Flouse. Thanks, boys, for a lovely evening. Many Girl Reserves enjoyed an informal dance on Saturday, February 12th. Two banquets have been given by the Hi-Y boys. This is a very active club among the boys of our school. The Future Farmers of America held their annual “father-son” banquet in the Andrew Lewis cafeteria. The program was very interesting. It consisted of talks and a resume of the year’s work. The faculty entertained Miss Mary Virginia White, one of their number, at a pre-nuptial tea. It was a very colorful event. April, and the marvelous convention of the Virginia Beta Clubs—-and one of our students elected President of the Virginia Beta Club. Rah for Lewis ! Good Debaters ! We are glad you did so well. Singers and speakers ! Medals for the winners. We’re proud of our participants in all of these contests. With song and salaam the Andrew Lewis Glee Club gave the very colorful operetta, “Miss Cherry Blossom.” A gala dramatic performance, “Big-Hearted Herbert,” was also presented in April by the faculty to the student body and the public. It was the first time this had been done. A bow to the faculty from all. Speeches and good food, with the blue and white lending atmosphere, were enjoyed by the members of the Beta Club and newspaper staff. The banquet of these two organizations passed with much hilarity. The Home Economics Club’s spring formal, enjoyed by many, was a gay affair for all that attended. On a Sunday afternoon the people of Salem and the surrounding community had the pleasure of hearing the Andrew Lewis Glee Club give a sacred concert. With the Girl Reserves resplendent in lovely evening gowns, the Spring Formal was enjoyed by the Girl Reserves, Hi-Y and many others. Old, but ever new, another custom of the school each year and, each year new to the class in whose honor it is given—the Senior Banquet. Seniors, all together at their Alma Mater, enjoying their last feast together there as a class, before commencing to shift for themselves in a new cycle of life. Sweet, but sad, because soon they will be scattered far and wide. So many of the activities are routines every year, hut always new to the Senior Class that carries them out. The Senior play, another of these, is now over and but a memory to the actors and observers. An annual event, yet ever new, comes the denouement of the year, the denoue¬ ment of four years to each class. It is graduation! The seating, the program, the auditorium decorated all in our honor and, lastly the paper that means The End. Highlights of Our Senior Year Margaret Cheatham.
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