Pulaski High School - Oriole Yearbook (Pulaski, VA)

 - Class of 1939

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THE ORIOLE SEASON OF 1938 1939 PAGE SEVEN Pictured above is the Junior Class which is one of the largest ever enrolled in Pulaski High School. Reading from left to right of front rows Ann Morehead, President; Virginia Painter, Vice-President ; John Tate, Treasurer; Garnett Phibbs, Secretary. V Pulaski High School boasts this year of one of the largest Junior Classes ever enrolled in y the school. At present there are eighty-four members. It is ' deeply regretted that several members have had to drop out, but it is hoped they will not be permanently out of school. On the other hand, it is with a great deal of pride that several new members have been wel- comed into the Junior ranks — namely, Estil Lambert, Elk Creek, Virginia; Betty Billig, York, Pa.; Frances Cale, Wytheville, V a.; Margaret Rash, Dublin, Va.; Mary Ann Ratcliffe; Virginia Painter, Draper, Va. The students interested in the commercial course were en- rolled with Miss Katherine Michael, while those pursuing the academic course enrolled with Miss Elizabeth Blair. The officers and members are: Miss Michael ' s room: Presi- dent, Agnes Cornelius; Vice President, Weldon Amburn; Secretary-T reasurer, V i r ginia Painter. Members: Garland Carper, Roy Chatman, Rob- ert Flinchum, Melvin Hall, Jordan Howard, Kermit Jack- son, Billy Mumpower, Fred Owen, Price Preston, Ralph Tester, Nedra Akers, Edna Baker, Shirley Black, Jewell Bolt, Mary Bouldin, Mary Louise Cassell, Laura Clark, Viola Craig, Beulah Fagg, Nel- lie Farmer, Kathleen Hall, Sa- rah Hudson, Helen Jackson, Ella Lee Johnston, Mildred Keister. Eloise Long, Sarah Lu- gar, Frances McCall, Mildred McCall. Peggy Martin, Mary Sue Miles, Margaret Owen, Kathleen Owens, Mary Ann Ratcliffe, Mabel Riggs, Peg- gy Vaughan, Ida Wallace, Myrtle Wa ' ddell, Nell Wright. Miss Blair ' s room : Presi- dent, Anne Morehead: Vice President, Garnett Phibbs; Sec- retary-Treasurer, JdJhn Tate. Members — Kemper Baker, Ned Bane, Edward Carney, Curtis Christley, Russell Cline, Albert Folden, Berman Grantham, Edwin Grantham, C. J. Hais- ip, Franklin Hiltzheimer. Charles Michele, Sonny Mil- ler, Roy Reese, Bill Steger, Jim- my Strauss, James Vinson, Ombree White, Douglas Whitesell, John Walker, Estil Lambert, Elizabeth Adair, El- oise Adams, Betty Billig, Eliza- beth Brown, Margaret Bunts, Frances Cole, Alice Carney, El- aine Eggert, Isabel Gilmer, Katherine Harman, Leta John- son, Margaret Kegley, Dorothy Manuel, M i 1 d a Morefield, Audrey Murphy, Frances Plunkett, Margaret Rash, Elva Ryan, Doris Webb, Betty Whitaker.

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History of the Class of ' 39 as Written by Nancy Mitchell to Former Student of Pulas- ki High. Dear Judy: It is indeed a privilege for me to have the pleasure of writing the history of our Sen- ior Class for you. I was more than thrilled when you asked me to do it. And here it is, or at least, as much as I can re- member. You may have to check up on me sometimes, Judy, for you know I have a mighty poor memory. I imagine the three room teachers, in our Freshman year. Miss Dalton, Miss Bon- durant, and Miss Frye, thought we wejre making a great beginning, for we had 137 members. Our teachers were very patient with us, but I still don’t see how they stood it. We had only four subjects, and two blessed study halls! Remember? We didn’t study very much, either, and perhaps that was our fatal move. Only 78 of us were divided between Miss Kinder and Miss Croswhite, in our next year. We still didn’t study, and we had a very hard time. Tres- sa Peters came to us from Pear- isburg, and we welcomed her with open arms. She’s added much encouragement to this class. Then 64 Juniors went to Miss Blair for French and to Miss Gardner for the commer- cial course. It ended with both classes being very small. Last year we had four more stud- ents to join us — Anne Cruise, from Hillsville; Ercel Ryan, from Woodlawn; Nick Ogles- by, from Draper, and Ernest Tolley from Radford. They have certainly done a great deal to make the journey easier and more pleasant. But the sad part came, dear Judy, when we found we would have to give you up. It was a sad, sad time. But we did survive until this year, when 50 came into Miss McDonald’s room. And I’m sure you would like her, for she is a darling. Besides our new teacher, we had two new students — Joan- ne Richardson, from Eggles- ton, and Sarah Elizabeth Ever- ett, of Bluefield. West Virginia, joined us. And Judy, we had three post - graduate students with us — Tom Painter, of Draper; Ruth Martin, of Gary, W. Va., and Helen Walker, John’s wife. We en- joyed having these students for they helped us a lot. We only wish that they could have started in high school with us. We lost a student, Thelma Parks, and how she was miss- ed! Our class officers were; Henry Lee Albert, our capable president, who worked right along with us; Donald More- head, vice-president, whom we couldn’t have done without; Audrey Williams, who was a most efficient secretary, and Arnold Lester, the treasurer, proved himself to be a very fine financier. Dan Hinson was our very able reporter. We are proud to say that the Editor-in-chief of the Ori- ole-Chirps,” our school news- paper, was Rebecca Hiltzheim- er, and she really made it a suc- cess. Last came our crowning glory — The Orio’e! We had to work. We had candy sales, a “Grand Ole Opry,” and a snap-shot contest, and we couldn’t have done it without Continued in 3rd Section, Page 33 FAREWELL The ship of life sails onward. Few clouds across the sky. And another group takes passage At the port, Pulaski High. Their high school days are over; On the topmost decks they stand. Gazing eagerly into the future As a not far distant land. A tear unwillingly dims our eye As we watch them cross the line; But we smile and say, “Bon Voyage” To the class of ’39. —Billig ’40 «

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PAGE EIGHT SEASON OF 1938 1939 THE ORIOLE 102 SOPHOMORES ENROLL ON SEPTEMBER NINTH September 9, approximate- ly 102 Sophomores gathered in the Pulaski High School audi- torium to receive general in- structions for the year and to be divided into separate classes under the supervision of Miss- es Lynwood Kinder and Mary Helen Croswhite. After a week or more had elapsed, it was necessary to have a third division because of the crowded conditions in the two rooms. Consequently, a third section was made with Miss Elizabeth Painter, from Draper’s Valley sponsor. In the early fall, officers were elected for each of the rooms as follows: Miss Painter’s room: Presi- dent, Ruth Webb; members in- clude: Connie Adams, G. W. Johnson Douglas Moyers, Ed- ward Pagans, Holmes Perkins, Cooper Perkins, Guy Quesen- berry, Alvin Richardson, Rob- ert Ratcliffe, Donald Richard- son, Elmer Robinson, Law- rence Roseberry, Roy Shep- pard, Peter Willis Spangler, Doyle Strain, Viola Manuel, Lucille Martin, Hilda Myers, Geraldine Millirons, Josephine Ryan, Virginia Scott, Janie Via, Mabel White, Margaret Wisler. Miss Croswhite’ s room: President, Louis Painter; Vice- president, Robert Cecil; Secre- tary-treasurer, Lois Collins. Members: Robert Alley, An- drew Ashby, David Beamer, Roy Bentley, Ralph Bralley, Cecil Buckner, Allen Davis, Dobbins Scotty, Walter Fan- ning, Howard Golden, Bill Hardy, Eugene Huff, Harry Hurd, David Jamison, Preston Jones, J. C. Leffew, Iris Agee, Mary Akers, Mary Sue Am- burn, Willie Ashbrook, Neta Austin, Linnie Baker, Aldine Bassett, Virginia Chafin, Elsie Dalton, Violet Davis, Phyllis Dobbins, Lorene Duncan, Ruth M. Fagg, Christine Fair- child, Dotty Gilmer, Agnes Hurst, Frankie King, Mozelle Lester, Margaret Owens, Eliz- abeth Stafford, Gertrude Mab- ry- Miss Kinder’s room: Presi- dent, Nichol Eskridge; vice- President, Peggy Dobson; Sec- retary-Treas., Helen Marie Sanders. Members: Bill Dud- ley, Howard Eggert, Dick Hais- lip. David Laughon, Bob Mac- Adoo, Tom Massie, Nichols Meredith, James Harold Smith, Ronald Vaughan, Bob Wallace, Guy Whitaker, John- nie Wygal, Marion Brally, Ra- chel June Burkholder, Wilma Carter, Julie Conner, Louise Dalton, Wilma DeHaven, Bet- ty Ann Denham, Allene Mae Dickerson, Edijth Dickerson, Irene Haislip, Ai’een Hale, Mary Jackson, Billy Kirchner, Ruth Rhea Landis, Dorothy Leache, Lucy Morehead, Doro- thy Virginia Pyrtle, Helen Rhudy, Pearl Rodgers, Ruth Rodgers, Elizabeth Vaughon, Letty Waugh.

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