Pulaski High School - Oriole Yearbook (Pulaski, VA)

 - Class of 1940

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Page 21 text:

SCHOOL BEGAN SEPTEMBER 14 O NE DAY last fall, September 14, to be exact, there was a terrific uproar in these old halls — an uproar which our old Alma Mater welcomed with joy. For three long, hot, summer months she had stood practically neglected by her P. H. S. children. But now, she was again happily assured that they had not forgotten here. No, most of them had come back to spend another school year within her walls — a school year to be remember- ed always in fond recollection of happy experiences. Yes, there were approximately 460 P. H.S. “noise-makers” who reg- istered on that beautiful September morning; and all of us were lull of vim, vigor, and vitality, ready to start our 1939-’40 school life off right. It was a great day — a day of re- newing old acquaintances, a day of meeting new teachers and friends, a day of comparing vacation notes, and a day of generally getting ac- quainted with the whole set up around which we would build our lively interests for the next nine months. Included in that gay number were nearly 150 bright young studes entirely inexperienced in high school functions and eagerly starting out to travel the highway that would some day lead them either to life’s beck- oning portals or to institutions ot higher learning. These young fresh- men made up the largest class in the school; and soon the bewildered ex- pression that characterized every young fledgling’s enthusiastic coun- tenance grew less perplexed, as they gradually settled down to the regular routine of acquiring useful know- ledge and indulging in their new ad- venture of high school activities. Bubbling over with unsuppress- ed excitement, they were promptly divided into five home-rooms under the faculty guidance of Misses Jean Bundy, J. Frances Allen, Vir- ginia Harman, Elizabeth Painter, and Laura Dalton. Soon after the first bit of glamour had worn off, the en- tire class met and held their first elec- tion to select 1939-’40 class officers. Mary Helen Keith was elected presi- dent, and Vernon Greenamyer vice- president; “Slick” Tench was chosen secretary, while Frank Newsome won the title of treasurer. Thus organ- ized, the class was led through a most profitable and enjoyable year; and despite the major organizations from which they were barred, entered into many activities which their upper- classmen enjoyed.

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To the Student Body: I would, like to take this opportunity to thank all the students of P. II. S. for their loyalty and support in co-operating with the Student Council and me. I have throughly enjoyed working with the Council this year and I sincerely hope that we, as student repre- sentatives, have laid a substantial foundation for the growth and development cf the future P. H. S. student councils. Our Student Council, which was organized in November, had, as its aim, to give the pupils a medium through which they might express themselves on school policies and coordinate extra-curricula activities. One of the most im- portant purposes is to foster democracy. Some of the things which they have accom- plished included controlling of hall traffic, help- ing, with other clubs, to obtain lockers, and sponsoring a dance. Garnett Phibbs was elected president of the Student Body. Other officers are: John Tate, vice-president; Ann Morehead, secretary; Vir- ginia Painter, treasurer; Miss Mary Ann Sander- son, sponsor. Senior representatives: Sarah Lugar, Elizabeth Adair and Billy Mumpower; Junior representatives: Nita Austin, Dottie I.eacheand Louis Painter; Sophomore represent- atives: Peggy Bosang, Ruth Wallace and G. C. Hall; Freshman representatives: Margaret Black, Jane Divers, Jean Rhoades, Tommy Dickerson, and Porter Ham; Beta Club: John Tate; Boys’ Hi-Y: Hubert Groseclose; Girls ' Hi-Y: Margaret Bunts; Glee Club: Ann More- head; Girls’ Monogram Club: Virginia Painter. SEATED (Left to right)— ANN MOREHEAD, GARNETT PHIBBS, MISS MARY ANN SANDERSON, Sponsor; JOHN TATE, VIRGINIA PAINTER. STANDING (First r w) -NITA AUSTIN. JEAN RHOADES, PEGGY BOSANG, RUTH WALLACE, ELIZABETH DA I R MARGARET BUNTS, SARAH LUGAR. MARGARET BLACK, JANE DIVERS. (Second Row) VERNON GREENAMYER. G. C. HALL, NICHOL ESKRIDGE, PORTER HAM, HUBERT GROSECLOSE, BILLY MUMPOWER, LOUIS PAINTER.

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PULASKI’S FLEDGLINGS Eugene Adams, Irene Akers, Kelly Albert. Thelma Allen, Bill Alley, Harry Alley, Garnet Amburn, Harold Anderson, Rex Andrews, N. D. Artrip, Kelly Aust, Rudolph Aust, James Bouldin, R. K. Baumgardner. Roxie Bentley. Helen Black. Margaret Black, Sara Black. Willie Bow- man, Donald Brookman, Rosa Laa Brown, Lloyd Byrd. Jack Caldwell. Helen Cale, Billy Carper, Willie Cecil, Charles Childress, Roy Coble Alma Collins, Roy Collins. Stuart Cook, Violet Craig, Douglas Crowell, Houston Dalton, Cecil Davidson, Mary Davidson, Thomas Dickerson Jane Divers. Douglas Dobbins, Charles Doyle. David Durmon, Merle Durmon, Darnell Eaton, Tiny Ewdards, Mable Eversole, May Bell Fagg, Donald Farn er, Douglas Fisher. Pierce Flinchum, Junior Folden, Helen Freeman. James French, Randolph French, Ernest Fuller, Merita Gibson, Barbara Graham, Lucille Grantham, Donald Greenamyer, Vernon Greenamyer, Hallie Gussler, Madaline Guynn, Juanita Hailey Calvin Hall, Collina Hall. Porter Ham, Bill Hardy, Juanita Harrell, Thomas Harrell, Billy Harris, King Harrison, Hensel Hawkins, Herman Hearn, Selma Hill, Warren Hinson, Emma Hoback, Lewis Hodge, Jane Ann Hogg, Frances Horton, Doris Howlett, Charles Hudson, Margaret Hudson, Hugh Huff, Lucille Huff, Geneva Hughes, Ulysses Hull, Alma Hurst, Ellen Hutchins, Mable Johnson, Annie Johnston, Arnold

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