Andrew Lewis High School - Pioneer Yearbook (Salem, VA)

 - Class of 1941

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GaUtidan, 1940-41 November i—The delegates from the staffs left this morning to attend the annual S. I. P. A. convention at Washington and Lee University. This lasted over the week-end. November 2—We played Byrd today, another county rival. The Wolverines walked over the Terriers 48-0. November 4—The Library Club announced a book-plate contest. The winner will get a book. This plate will be used in all our books in the Library. November 5—All the girls ran around with mirrors, combs and lipstick; the boys were actually in coats! The occasion? Why, senior pictures, of course. November 6—The Beta Club installed three new members today in the senior assembly. November 7—While Mr. Snapp narrated, “Pic¬ turesque Word Origins” slides were shown to the students today. November 8—The Girl Reserves (Preserves) at¬ tended the conference at the Y. W. C. A. in Roanoke. It was fun, but the next night was better. November 9—The Girl Reserves Dance at Hotel Roanoke was really a bang-up affair. We played E. C. Glass today in Lynchburg and were defeated by one point, the final score standing 14-13. Oh, well, 13 always was un¬ lucky ! November 11—Today was the first day of “Book Week.” We have a full week ahead. November 12—The Juniors have taken up Senior habits and were all “dolled up” to watch the birdie. Hope Mr. Woodward carries insurance on his equipment. The Band went to Roanoke this morning and paraded. Boy, are we “step¬ ping out” ? November 14—The students enjoyed the motion picture, “Abraham Lincoln,” which was spon¬ sored by the Library Club. Tom Weir poses jor his senior picture The Beta Club holds its installation program in assembly November 19—The girls in the Home Economics Department served the Salem Kiwanians lunch¬ eon today in the Home Economics Department. November 20—Members of the Senior Choral Club and a speaking group under the direction of Mrs. Perry and Mr. Miller presented a Thanksgiving Festival to the faculty and stu¬ dent body. November 23—We ended our ’40 football season with a 36-6 victory over the Cardinals, from Danville. We had a good football season, playing ten games and winning eight of them. November 26—Miss Kern organized a Swimming Club among the girls. You ought to see them swimming on the basket ball court in the gym. There was a Beta meeting in Music Room. November 28—The representative of Henebry’s was here today to measure seniors for their rings. Library Club held a meeting in Library at activities period. Oh, lucky day, school dis¬ missed at 2:30 for the county teachers meeting. December 3—Senior girls voted for representa¬ tives from A. L. in D. A. R. contest. Evelyn Taylor Smith will represent Andrew Lewis. The Lutheran Orphanage entertained the fac¬ ulty at dinner. December 4—There was double assembly today to discuss the fire drills. December 5—Fire drill today! It was cold and misty but that didn’t daunt the fire alarm that peeled forth every period and sent students and teachers scurrying. December 6—The “Book Worm” campaign started today. The Kiwanis Club had their annual Ladies’ Night banquet in the gym. Miss Annie had charge of the meal and several of the senior girls served. Ducks paid off their debt after having been beaten in football by the Penguins by giving the Penguins a party. { 25 } •

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GatestdciSi ojj 1940-41 American Legion speakers look as if they are confident of their speeches September 12—All the county teachers were here today. Not only did they get final instructions but the} ' also had a wonderful luncheon that Mrs. Bradley “cooked up.” September 13—Some fourteen hundred students reported today and were assigned to home rooms. Lockers were assigned from 2 o’clock until 3 o’clock in 102. The book store opened at 2 o’clock. What a hubbub! September 14—Our first game, w r ith Bedford, brought all the “stoods” out to the college field to see the Blue Team romp over the Otters 41-0 today. How is that for a good beginning? September 16—“Juniors and seniors will have their lunch period at 12:10, sophomores and freshmen at 12:5o.” This was the announce¬ ment from Mr. Kyle today. September 17—Assembly today for both groups. My goodness! How do they all get in there? No wonder the periods were divided. September 20—Hey, why all the groans? Spell¬ ing? Oh, I see, every one has to have a spell¬ ing book and, furthermore he has to use it. September 21—The team plays in Newport News tonight. The first Class A game and we won¬ der what the score will be? Lucky boys, they got a swell, elegant trip. September 26—This is like a sardine cannery. Double assembly today. September 28—The Cougars were our guests to¬ day. In our second victory, we rolled over the lads from Covington 44-7. October 2—The teachers had their first real meet¬ ing today in the Library to discuss the problems of the “deer institooshun.” The seniors and juniors saw the motion picture, “High, Wide and Handsome.” October 3—The sophs and freshies saw the show ' , “High, Wide and Handsome,” today. They seemed to enjoy it as much as the seniors did. October 5—We played an old county rival today —William Fleming, from out on Williamson Road. Ours was the victory, 47-7. October 8—We progress year by year—the girls have “hatched up” a drill team under the di¬ rection of Miss Kern, our new gym teacher. We’ve something to look forward to. October 9—Mr. Ballard came down today and gave demonstrations with the help of the fire department. These demonstrations were shown to both assemblies. October 11—The Drill Team had their meeting in the gym today. These girls have something. October 12—Home-Coming! With it another Class A game played on the college fi eld at night. At the end the score read 33-0 in our favor. October 14—The newspaper staff had their cam¬ paign under the direction of the staff members. October 15—The Home Economics girls and the F. F. A. boys got a half-day holiday to go to Neuhoff’s and see them butcher. What, no fainting (feinting) spells? October 16—Conscription day. We came to school and had a patriotic program and then “scrammed” so Uncle Sam could use our school for registration. October 17—There was a mystery in this school today. There was a show for girls only. Don’t worry, boys—it w r as just an ad for Southern Seminary. October 22—Why all the weeping and wailing, little ones? Report card today? Were they that bad ? October 26—Today was the day in our football season. We played our oldest rival, Jefferson, in Roanoke. We had the mighty t eam it took to whip the Magicians 15-7. Of course, there was a football hop that night. Seniors give their orders for senior rings

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GaUrndan. gJj 1940-4-1 li e• proudly display the colors at our Armistice Day program December ic—Mr. Horn gave intelligence tests to all eighth grade pupils in cafeteria. Report cards appeared in the halls again. Also a fresh supply of hankies, tears and sniffles. Better luck next time. December n—“Annapolis Farewell’’ was shown to the students today. Never heard such weep¬ ing and wailing among the girls. Was it really so sad ? December 12—There was a Band concert in the auditorium today. Our Band is certainly won¬ derful. December 16-—Members of the Senior Choral Club went to South View tonight, under the direction of Mrs. Peery. December 17—Christmas baskets to be filled for the needy families of the community were sent to the auditorium. December 18—Members of the French Depart¬ ment and their dates were royally entertained at a Christmas party at the clubhouse. Mr. and Mrs. Fallwell, of Roanoke, were guests of the evening. December 19—Our first basket ball game was here tonight. Our five cagers won the battle against Rocky Mount, supported by the “Root- in-studs.” Of course, they won. December 20—“The Other Wise Man” was given today, under the direction of Mr. Snapp and Mrs. Chick. Harold Shelor wen the season’s ticket to the basket ball game by guessing the score of last night’s game. And he’s our basket ball star! The Girl Reserves gave an in¬ formal dance at the clubhouse tonight. This was one of the gayest parties of the Yuletide season. January 2—The grind begins again... January 5—Students owning lockers 23-43 were advised to clean them out at an early date. Mr. Frank Chapman discussed in assembly to¬ day the purpose and use of the iron lung. January 6—The Hi-Y’s had their annual banquet in the cafeteria tonight for all the new mem¬ bers. They weren’t too hard on “the poor little innocents.” January 7—Mr. Ben Chapman spoke to the civics classes sixth period. January 8—Six students accompanied Miss Moore to the naturalization ceremony in Roanoke this afternoon. January 9—The I. S. S. and Library Clubs met today at activities period. The boys (and some of the girls) went to Blacksburg tonight to play the V. P. I. Freshmen. We got beat 19-6. January 10—We play Martinsville tonight in Salem. January 13—The Home Economics Club met in 305 at the first activities period today. January 14—Sophomore pictures were made to¬ day in the clinic room. We played William Byrd tonight in Salem and lost by a 3-point margin. January 15—Freshmen posed for pictures for the Pioneer. Such coy little smiles—you seniors better watch out! January 17—We play Glass in Lynchburg to¬ night. January 18—Andrew 1 Lewis plays Lane, of Charlottesville, tonight in Salem. January 22—We played Lexington High here tonight and won the game. January 24—The boys on the team went to Dan¬ ville today and beat the Cardinals in a hard- fought game on the hardwood. Rr-r-r-r r-r, it was cold when we had that fire drill

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