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Mark is always equipped with pearls of wisdom at the lit club discussions. Thought provoking questions are a major part of every Literary club meeting. Invigorating discussions spark Lit Club for i will consider the liter¬ ary club, for the literary club is a place to exercise mind and emotions, and if i write of love, despair, sorrow, joy, and if i write a poem, the others will listen and try to understand, and, if i read a book which speaks to me of great ideas, of feelings, then i may speak to the others of it, and exchange impressions with them, for the literary club is for sharing. Officers Debbie Bunch, Peggy Bull and Dan Murphy search for this month ' s se lection. 49
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Brotherhood is goal of Rocky ' s new club tutoring program, free dis¬ cussion of school problems, frank assembly, announce¬ ment commemorating Martin Luther King, trying to work things out. trying to reach an understanding. " people who need people, " goes the copyrighted song, " are the luckiest people in the world. " who has ever recog¬ nized this need? tried to ful¬ fill it? who has cared? . . . human relations club. The newly-formed Human Relations Club officers Randy Doyle, Vicci Marshall, Kathy Books, and Melvin Grimes work toward their club ' s goal: understanding. Several Human Relations club members gather in the school cafeteria to propose a toast to the success of their club. 48
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Dramatics Club creates its own reality " those who should be asleep, are asleep, those who should be dead, are dead " . . . the familiar, thousand-times- recited lines, repeated this time for the audience that sits in the darkness beyond the blinding footlights, the nerv¬ ous aches, kissing other cast members for luck before the curtain goes up. " if you will not let me marry a man of my own choosing " . . . gazing at the greasepainted stranger in the makeup mirror, listen¬ ing intently to the silence that hangs heavy as the red velvet curtain forty-five minutes before the show, " pier rot, a macaroon, i cannot live with¬ out a macaroon " . . . breath¬ ing as a person who exists has existed, only on the bare planks of the stage, bearing borrowed emotions, wearing a borrowed identity, part of a fantasy, on stage, acting, re¬ gaining a sense of self only when it is all over, when fac¬ ing that slapping sound which signifies appreciation, praise, which, like a slap, brings red to the cheeks, wet to the eyes, on stage, acting, alive in another world, " they get weaned away from the earth, that ' s what i say " . . . the drama department. Dramatics Club officers J. C. Bevill, Marie Carson, and Vicki Enburg add their names to the actor ' s hall of fame. 50
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