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Buy United States Defense Stamps and Bonds RED and BLUE Good Bye And Good Luck, Seniors GOOD NEWS WELL TOLD Vol. XVII Alliance High School, Alliance, Ohio, January 16, 1942 No. 8 Simes, Best, Kershner, and Keller Will Head New Staff Next semester's Red and Blue staff will be headed by Jacqueline Simes, editor-in-chief, and McClellan Best, business manager. Both Jacqueline and McClellan have already completed two semesters of work on the paper. Two Seniors Will Present Themes Other key positions on the editorial staff will be filled by Virginia Kershner, copy editor, and Julia Temple, news editor. Feature material is to be edited by Margaret Hart, with club and society news to be handled by Jeanne McCue. Jean Buckley will gather local items for In the Xcws. Ruth Ann Sutherin will be in charge of poetry. Betty May Keller will continue to act as assistant business manager. Homer Moore will act as apprentice to the business managers. Richard Hartline, whose editorials have brought him praise from the National Scholastic Press Association, will conduct a current events column dealing with the national and international situation. The sports page will be supervised by Bill Santschi and Dwight Freshley. A writer for Sportulating will be chosen after this issue in (Continued on Page 4) Mount Union Is Favorite College of Graduating Seniors llv JOHN iu;iu.kti<h Woe to the graduating senior who limls a desk full of college catalogs and advertising material each da; after the mailman drops around. Alter much hard thinking, a few of the 111 graduates have finally made their plans for a college career. Mount Inlon Attracts Mount Union will attract the greatest number of students who plan to enter in the fall term. Her halls will be graced by: Gretchen Senn, Gwynne Williams, Marian Burt, Virginia Saffell, Ruth First, Vivian Baxter, Camilla Galieti, Dick Ogline, John Berletich, and Roger Stanley who will take his pre-medi- cal course at Mount. Evelyn Yaros, Cliff Laskey, and Marie Frueler will further then- education at the Alliance Business College. Five of the girls have been attracted to Ohio State (must be Paul Brown and his mighty eleven). They are: Marian Crider, Berdene Coombs, Doris Schrader, LaRilla Stanley, and Carol Stewart. Attend Beautician Schools Beautician schools in Canton and Cleveland will teach the art of beauty culture to Maxine Gram, .Margaret !• ryfogle, Helena Hill, La Kite Mann, and Helen Irwin. Only three 12A girls plan to take nurse's training. They are: Elouise Martin. Mary Heim, and Donna Jean Long. .lim Hiunpolick plans a career Willi the T. S. Army after working a while in Alliance, while Arnold <;,h.et is interested in getting into the .Murine Electrical Corps. Although most of the seniors will attend colleges in Alliance and Other cities in Ohio, a few of the students plan to go farther away from their Alma Mater. Hclenbel Lelesch will go to Mayfair Academy, New York, to lake a course in modeling. The two future lawyers of the January class, Bill Andrews, and Henry .Mantho, will attend Michigan University. (Continued on Page 4) =s Canton Repository Sponsors Contest History is being made every day and newspaper articles are the textbooks of informed Americans. The Canton Repository, therefore, announces its fifth annual news writing contest for high school pupils with a feeling that this competition takes on unusual importance this year. The contest has a well stated purpose: To invite high school students to read the daily news and interpret it. The contest is divided into two divisions. one for Canton high schools and the other for all Stark County and adjoining county high schools. All that is required is that those entering read any newspaper for one week, select what they feel was the most interesting event and then write a 250 word story or essay about the significance of this event. (Continued on Page 3) Quill and Scroll Initiates Officers And New Members Due to Quill and Scroll's activities, some unknown individual saw "The Birth of the Blues" free. After the show tickets were passed around to the members there was still one left over. So various Quill and Scroll members sallied forth and gave it to the first individual they met—a charming young lady. Eleven of last year's staff and three members of the present Bed and Blue staff were initiated into Quill and Scroll, January 6. Those initiated were: Kathleen McCue, president; Bob Edwards, vice president; Elaine Pettibon, recording secretary; Betty May Keller, corresponding secretary; McClellan Best, treasurer; Jacqueline Simes, Berdene Coombs, Joan Throne, Richard Hartline, Virginia Kershner, Ellen Stoffer and Eileen Smith. Miss Lucy McKibben and Miss Mary Dilley are the club's advisers. The local chapter has existed in A. H. S. since 1926. The purpose of Quill and Scroll is to develop better journal- law I E>. > Dimit Photo. Dimit Photo. Virginia Saffell and Roger Stanley To Give Themes at Commencement Virginia Saffell and Roger Stanley have been chosen as commencement speakers for the January graduating class. They were selected because of the excellence of their senior themes. Roger Stanley will present his theme which is entitled, "Front! rs." In his addtess he will disrnss hmv the irnn.il i! ce, education, and religion h conquered in the past aad will in- ronquered in tha iu tu re. Alter graduation Roger plans to attend Mount Union College for a short time, after which he intends to enter a medical school where he Band and Chorus Present Concert A study in red, white, and blue was presented when the curtains opened for the first annual winter concert given January S, by the Alliance High School Music Department. Taking part in the concert were the mixed chorus; the girls' double-trio: Ruth Alliens. Wanda Fraeier, Jayne Gray, Beverly Brock, Shirley Morey. and Gwynne Williams; the high school band; and the boys' double quartet: Bruce Weigel, George Dramble, Dwight Freshley, Bert Hays, Donald Snode, Gene Wyand. Van Ruffner, and David Campbell. will prepare to become a doctor. Among the positions he has held during his high school career are: vice president of the Esquire Club and also of National Honor Society. He was one of the boys from the junior class in 1940 who attended Buckeye Boys' State in Columbus. i i-itoacM-er -a _+»■_-_*e- aHrr>r last thing a class speaker should declared Roger, when asked how this honor affected him. Virginia Saffell's theme. "Conser- \ at ion—Is it Worthwhile?" deals with our natural resources with the idea of wise use of resources to conserve them for future generations. .Mount Union is Virginia's choice of a college and her ambition is to become a private secretary. She has hi Id many responsible offices in high school. Among them are: secretary of the 12A class, also of the Student Council, and president of the Bonte Club. Red and Blue Staff Looks at the Birdie Dimit Photo. Special Features Planned for Prom Tomorrow evening will be the night for which the llA's and 12A's have been waiting. It's the night you've heard everybody talking about—yes, it's the night of the Junior-Senior Prom. That swing master of the twentieth century. Frank Corbi, is going lo give out his best. The gym will he decorated with a combination of tin junior and senior colors. The Invitations are green and gold with an inviting lollypop on the front. rtainment and a riotous plan of color are to be the theme of the prom, according to Mr. Leland Whit- a re, head of the commercial art department and adviser to the com- tl Ittee in charge of decoration. Features of the prom will be as follows: th<? souvenirs will be in the form of noise makers and there will e elections of various members of riass ti) several positions of honor. The athletes will pick their big- esl inspiration. The surprise? . . . it's a sirl. There will be a prize a between dances to the holder of the lucky number. The prom will close with a flood of balloons to break and bounce College Prexy To Address A. H. S. Seniors Dr. Kenneth Irving Brown, president of Dennison University, will be Commencement speaker according to information received from Mr. B. F. Stanton, superintendent of Alliance schools. Dr. Brown is a native of Brooklyn, New York, and attended the University of Rochester. He has been associated with Stevens College, Missouri, Harvard, and was president of Hiram University from 1930 to 1940. Earlier in his career he served as an ensign in the U. S. N. R. F. The first semester will close January 2 3. for all grades, but for one- hundred and fourteen seniors their entire school career is over following commencement, Thursday evening, January 22, at 8:00 p. m. in the high school auditorium. Elshoff to Address Class The seniors will first appear in their traditional black caps and gowns at the baccalaureate services lo he held in the First Methodist Church, Sunday, evening, January 18, at 7:30. Reverend A. H. Elshol'I former pastor of the Immanuel Evangelical and Reformed Church. who has recently accepted a position in Wooster, will address the class. Music for the service will be furnished by the mixed chorus and the numbers will include: "Send Forth Thy Spirit" by Schuetky and "Ave Verum Corpus" by Mozart. Jean Seevers is chairman of the bacca- lauri ate committee. Toastmaster Edwards The prom, senior dance, and numerous club farewells will form the social gatherings of the class but the one event to which only 12A's can go is the senior banquet. This year the banquet will be held at the Alliance Woman's Club on January 19 at 6:30 p. m. Each class member pays 50c and the remainder is paid from the class treasury. Only stniors with all dues paid may attend. Robert Edwards has been chosen toastmaster for the class while Roger Stanley, chairman of the class gift committee will present the gift. Ruth First is chairman of the senior banquet committee. Nutrition Course Offered for Women Starting next semester a course dealing with nutrition and home furnishing in the defense program will be held for adult women in the home economics rooms at the high school. As yet no definite day has been established for conducting the class, but the hours will be in the evening from 7:30 to 9:30. This program will be headed by .Miss Mildred Pfau, head of the home economics department and is not open to high school students. Don't Forget,Seniors! Jr.-Sr. Prom January 17 Baccalaureate January IS Banquet January lit Commenci ment Pract. January 21 Commencement January 22 Senior Dance January 23 Senior Play Cast Party January 2 7
|Title||Red and Blue (Alliance, Ohio), 1942-01-16|
Stark County (Ohio)
Mahoning County (Ohio)
|Date of Original||January 16, 1942|
|Submitting Institution||Rodman Public Library|
|Submitting Institution||Rodman Public Library|
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Stamps and Bonds
RED and BLUE
GOOD NEWS WELL TOLD
Alliance High School, Alliance, Ohio, January 16, 1942
Simes, Best, Kershner, and
Keller Will Head New Staff
Next semester's Red and Blue staff will be headed by Jacqueline Simes, editor-in-chief, and McClellan Best, business manager.
Both Jacqueline and McClellan have already completed two semesters of work on the paper.
Two Seniors Will Present Themes
Other key positions on the editorial staff will be filled by Virginia
Kershner, copy editor, and Julia
Temple, news editor. Feature material is to be edited by Margaret
Hart, with club and society news to
be handled by Jeanne McCue. Jean
Buckley will gather local items for
In the Xcws. Ruth Ann Sutherin
will be in charge of poetry.
Betty May Keller will continue to
act as assistant business manager.
Homer Moore will act as apprentice
to the business managers.
Richard Hartline, whose editorials have brought him praise from
the National Scholastic Press Association, will conduct a current
events column dealing with the national and international situation.
The sports page will be supervised by Bill Santschi and Dwight
Freshley. A writer for Sportulating
will be chosen after this issue in
(Continued on Page 4)
Mount Union Is
Favorite College of
llv JOHN iu;iu.kti