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1 Vi • ' J • i j OsM yf U. i IS 4 . U ' • ■ ; , ( . J ,J J r r Winter Activities t A J I J • H .
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Winter Old Mother Nature sings a quiet lullaby as the weary world rests beneath a blanket of soft white snow. The earth takes on a chilled somber look and shadows grow long as winter walks with icy steps about the land. The wind shrieks around corners and trees bend low under the weight of ice and snow as their branches creak in protest. Activity seems to cease and all the world rests, preparing itself for the coming season of growth, and says with Milton “Come, pensive Nun, devout and pure.” The cold weather makes us grateful for our warm homes. The open fireplace takes on an added beauty as the flames crackle over the logs; the popping of corn accents the sound. We enjoy long evenings by the fire where, with a good book, we may travel into lands beyond our fondest dream. “ Some still , removed place will fit , where glowing embers through the room teach light to counterfeit a gloom” Our books are temporarily forgotten at Andrew Lewis, however, as we enter the busy Christmas season, and the “pensive Nun” is banished for awhile; again, there is activity. There is much work to be done before the Christmas dance, before the choir assembly, and before the Christmas baskets are ready for delivery. Although there never seems time enough for it all; nevertheless, it is accomplished. Memories of the Christmas dance will long remain. For a single night the gym sparkles with stars and mistletoe is king. The last day arrives and our hearts are thrilled as we hear the strains of “ Joy to the World” floating down the hall. We pause and give thanks for our great fortune as we share in giving to others through our Christmas baskets. Vacation arrives and for two weeks the halls of Andrew Lewis are as silent as the snow outside. With the coming of a New Year they are re-awakened. Studies take on a serious air for the dark shadow of tests is rising in our paths. The midnight oil is burned in many lamps in an effort to “cram” a semester’s work into a single night. The lights burn late in the gymnasium, too, as our Wolverines fight for glory on the basketball court. The dark halls echo the cries of “We’re with you team!” The blue and white prove with each game that they can lead us to victory. Gradually the winter days lengthen; the earth begins to put on a new green dress in place of the grey, brown, and black tones that have clothed it through the cold months. Winter disappears, leaving memories of happy, busy times. •Cf 86 }[ •
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Our Eighth Grade students in Room 215 receive valuable math, instruction under the supervision of Mrs. Jennings. ¥ ■ I i ■ Members of Miss Watkins ' Physics Class spend many hours exploring the mysteries of me¬ chanics, heat, sound, and elec¬ tricity. Through experiments they learn the meaning of “what goes up must come down.” This is roll call with Mr. Crawford so let’s get ready for some exercise. It surely feels good to get out and relax away from studies and books. Typing is a job we all like and with Miss Proffitt’s super¬ vision we hope to make neat secretaries in the near future. In Mrs. Strickler’s Class test day rolls around, so we try to recall what we have learned in American literature. Let’s make some good grades.
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