Pulaski High School - Oriole Yearbook (Pulaski, VA)

 - Class of 1941

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IN THE LIGHTER VEINS September 2 — Registration of Sophomores. September 3 — Junior registration. September 4 — Seniors register. September 5-6 Athletic Association benefit play, “My Heart ' s in the Highlands ,” at the Jefferson School. September 11 — County teachers’ meeting. September 12 — School opens. September 25- Antrim performance in chapel. September 27 — Football season opens with Martinsville here. September 27 — Girls ' Monogram entertains Martinsville football team at the Home Ec. Cottage. October 2 — First edition of the Oriole Chirps appears. October 4 — P. H. S. versus Radford, grid classic, there. October 11 Pulaski-Blacksburg grid clash here. October 19 — Orioles play William Byrd at Vinton. October 22 — Antrim performance in assembly. October 18 — First six weeks period closes. October 24 — Serafim Strelkoff, baritone, sings here. October 25 — Pulaski-Narrows grid game here. October 31 — P. T. A. holds Halloween carnival. November 1 Orioles and Dublin Dukes brave cold and mud for a renewal of grid rivalry. November 4 — Roosevelt wins 460-146 over Willkie in mock student election. November 7 — Student Council installs new officers in assembly program and dedicates flag to school. November 8 Pulaski journeys to Carroll County to meet their Hillsville football foes. November 10 - Di Crasta Ferrari present musical pro- gram in chapel. November 11 — Nothing was planned for Armistice Day. November 14— Mr. Aust and Mr. Griggs give their plays, “Hum-Dinger” and “Some Out of State Stuff.” November 15 — Wytheville-Pulaski football home-com- ing game here. November 15 — Boys’ Hi-Y Dance was held in the gym following the game. November 21 — Thanksgiving. Marion, there — football. November 25 — Back to studies after Thanksgiving holidavs. November 25 — Religious week begins with programs being held in assembly Rev. Foye Gibson is speaker. . . . . PROMS AND SUCH UiLCh n

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Rippetoe, Donna Smith, Virginia Rippetoe, Mary Katherine Ryan, Annabelle Stafford, Anne Andring, Josephine Andring, Colleen Hall, Peggy Laughon, Alma June Collins, Polly Gatewood, Coaches Bundy and Hardy, and Managers Peggy Dobson and Ruth Rhea Landis. As we go to press the Oriolettes have play ed 12 games with 3 more remaining on the schedule, including the annualStudent-Faculty game, Jackson Memorial, and Blacksburg. Al- though not particularly outstanding in their contests, the team showed excellent training, good teamwork, and fine sportsmanship. Out of the 12 games played, the Oriolettes garner- ed wins over five opposing teams including Christiansburg, Jackson Memorial, Narrows, Bluefield, and Marion; while losing to William Fleming (twice), Narrows, Marion, Draper (twice) and Christiansburg. After playing guard for the first three OTHER V i press time our diamond artists were anticipating a fine baseball season on the basis of past records. Our 1940 team turned in a splendid season, but hopes are to better it this year with the seven letter men who are returning to bear the Orange and Black colors. They should have plenty of ex- perience to cope with the tough opposition coming along, with a small, but shifty in- field. Harold “Wrong Way” Smith was unanimously chosen to captain the 1941 squad, and the tall, good-natured receiver is just the one for the job. His pep behind the plate and his uncanny ability to dig ’em out of the dirt has earned him a good reputa- tion on the baseball field. The other letter men who will be turning out for another spring of campaigning for the Orioles include: Robert Alley, George Ger- games, Captain Dottie Leache was switched to forward where her brilliant play and high scoring stood out lor the remainder of the season. The slender Captain led her team mates in scoring for the year with 129 points (to date), being followed by Anne Andring who contributed 81 points. Co-Captain Dotty Gilmer’s consistent defense work stood out as a main factor in the team’s showing, along with Mildred Rippetoe, Mary Katherine Ryan and forward Helen Jordan. The seven Seniors whose play at Pulaski High has culminated are: Captain Dottie Leache, Co-Captain Dotty Gilmer, Anne Andring, Rut h Webb, Janie Via, and the Rippetoe sisters, Virginia and Mildred. These fair maidens will be sorely missed, but our hopes arise when we see the promising material that will be on hand next year to carry the good old Orange and Black on to victory! SPORTS berich, “Popeye” Farmer, Hensel Hawkins, Bowser Haislip and Hez Malone. Twelve games have already been put on the tentative schedule, with a number of practice games being played earlier in the season. () UR new coach, John Davidson, proved to us that he not only possessed ability on the football field, but that he had equal prowess by way of the court craze, basketball, in developing one of the finest junior varsity squads P. H. S. has had the occasion to boast in quite a while. The diminutive cagers, most of the time playing jointly with members of the Midget team, carried the torch steadily and without a let-down, to cop ten contests out of a possible twelve. The youngsters were at their best all the time, succumbing only to Draper and Christians- burg quints.

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November 26 — Rev. F. H. Scott speaks in assembly. November 28 — Rev. Arrowood, of the Presbyterian Church, visits school to make a talk. November 29- Rev. Sydnor makes a talk to the student body. December 6 — Polememe Potters give a program in assembly. December 9 — We get a longer lunch hour. December 18 — Senior Christmas party is held at the Appalachian Assembly Room. December 20 — The Dramati c Club presents Christmas program in assembly and the school closes for the holidays. January 7 —Basketball season opens at Christiansburg. January 10 — Pulaski plays William Byrd here. January 15 — William Fleming invades the Orange and Black court for a cage contest. January 29 — We voted on the six out- standing Seniors. January J — Christiansburg, away — bas- ketball. February 14 — The Girls’ Hi-Y presents the “Sadie Hawkins” dance. February 21 - Home Ec. rally in the gym. May 12 — Senior play. June 1 — Baccalaureate. June 3 - Faculty reception for Senior Class. June 5 — Commencement. MORE SOCIETY AND EUN

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