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Page 73 text:
French Club The French Club, of which all French students are members, has spent an interesting and in¬ structive year. The officers for the year were Dan Smiley, President; June Hoover, Vice President; Dorothy Lewis, Secretary-Treasurer, and Miss Wood, Faculty Adviser. In December the club held a French tea at which the members received the names and addresses of French students studying English, with whom they are corresponding. During the meetings the club learned French songs and the members presented several short plays. Art Club Mr. William Wellons, Sponsor The love of beauty and the ability to see the beautiful in life around us definitely adds to the joy of living. Feeling that the Fine Arts should have a definite place in our High School, we ventured to organize an Art Club this year. While our meetings have been few and our progress for this reason perhaps a little slow, we have at least enjoyed working and watching our creations take on material form while still reflecting the deep colors of a soul. It is our sincere hope that this venture will prove an idea planted in receptive minds and that the classes to come after us will take up our palettes and add bright colors to a dull canvas, knowing we made a sincere beginning. Literary Contestants In the picture at right are the students that represented Andrew Lewis in literary events during this year. They are, left to right, front row: Rebecca Yeatts, sight reading; Cabell Brand, debate; Betty Turner and Eleanor Folk, winners of debating cup at Radford; Faye Beatty, debate; Betty Peters, Radford public speaker; Dorothy Emory, University public speaker; second row: Helen Chewning, mem¬ orized reading; Keister Greer, Manley Tobey, Bob Carper and John Kinzie, debaters; Mar¬ garet Schuler, vocal music ; Esther Clark, spell¬ er ; third row : Mrs. Strickler and Mrs. Shockey, faculty advisers; Bob Powell, declamation at Emory and Henry; Mac Whitmore, University public speaker; Miss Southerland and Miss Moore, also faculty advisers.
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Senior Choral Club It has been said that music washes away the dust of everyday life. Believing that the knowl¬ edge and appreciation of music has a definite value in the life of an individual, the Roanoke County School Board made provision for in¬ struction in music at Andrew Lewis High School for the first time in 1934, with Mrs. G. G. Peery in charge. This year the Music Department has an enrollment of two hundred and twenty-five students. The group presented a Christmas pageant in December and a sacred concert in May. The Senior Choral Club gave a patriotic pro¬ gram in November ; a Thanksgiving program ; sang for the S. C. A. Convention in Roanoke ; broadcast over WDBJ ; appeared before the P. T. A. and, as a climax of the year, gave the operetta, “Miss Cherry Blossom,” in April. Andrew Lewis High School Band Much progress has been made by the Andrew Lewis High School Band since its organization in 1936. It has become an important part of the school, adding pep and encouragement to our athletic teams and increasing our school spirit. Under the excellent direction of its capable lead¬ er, Mr. L. Christensen, the band is adept in march and concert music. We are proud of our band and think it deserves the interest of the school and community.
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Dramatics Mr. William Wcllons, Sponsor The searching for props—the hustle and bustle of the stage crew—the smell of grease paint— lines worked over and over again for just the right shade of meaning —rehearsals—witty jests of actors, by nature keen, intelligent and high-strung—the breath-taking feeling of void emptiness that comes as one awaits his first cue—and from it all has come loads of fun and many happy events that the tide of time cannot wash into the sea of forgetfulness. The play must go on—are we ready? House lights off—floods up—curtain!
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