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~. !~ ., ;c~ .i .i~ ~ l ; . -i,h'~ ,Published by the :Sty :s of:Avalon,High Sl~oql ,and Edited _ _ __ .... ,,. ....... ~ =. i by th~ ~.~veptl~,and Twel English Classes . . .... ' VOLUM~'XIII:i' "'" [::.' AVAL()N~ HJGH SCHOOL,~~URSD Y,.:MAI~ .3 ,: 193&~ .... =': : ~ ..... -- ~: U5 TEAM LE D$ IN. " r H TTER-BoX. SPRING V ATION"APRIL 8 GUESTS DELIGHTED ATOll BASK,-- t BALL TOURNEYr" Girl of" the Week: The standing--of the Girls' Basket-"Guess who! This dainty little Miss ball teams entered in the tournament~s keeping herself in the public eye by is as follows: several scandalous actions. For in- Team W L T stance: We've all heard the saying, Us ......... : ........................................ 4 0 0 "Movies are educational." Well! It Whiskers ...... ,_.:..:i ............. :: ...... 1 2 1 seems that this certain Miss and the Sure Shot Panthers ......: ......... 2 1 I aE-powerful captain of the B's, ac- On Monday the U's team will play quired an education at the movies gin- the Sure Shot Panthers and on the fol- cn last week. An education in love- lowing Wednesday the Whiskers will making! You can't guess ? Then, ~or play the Sure Shots, This will corn- your reformation, the guilty culprits plete the tournament with exception a:'e, B. Mackey and J. Greig. of one game which will be played on Keep your eyes on Dean R's left Yes, Spring gets 'em--f6r instance, Mexico. They were really advertt~h; the Wednesday before vacation. This hand. If things are as serious as they there's that boy of the farm, "Uncle"because she arrived there in tinaeJ%t, will be between the Us and the Whis- look there should be a rock sparkling Eddie Hoosier, who insists on pitching a revolution and to hear her tell .~ f-[ ker~ Tennis Tourney on the fourth finger any day. Start woo instead of hay. And not to show dodging bullets and inviting a ra ,_ bl[ saving )'our pennies, Billy! any partiality, there's the city fellow, old soldier into her grandnaot~.~. 8, 'In order that the tennis tournament Peggy King is sure hitting a hard Dave 3[eehan, who Waits at the end home, was enough to keep her lis~ 1~ may be completed bef0re~ .vacation. t)ace wlth ' .... '1 he Colonel . cf the Easter P'arade to date up the ers chuckling all the rest of the O[~I~ G!rls a;-e a~a=d /t,) pl~/)fie'i'r gam:s w~nner[! " . rag. .i~ ag soon as possible. ~lice Lee Hey- Rumors have it that Stuart K. and " .red'~nt wood defea~ied Helen Gre[g to go intoAlice Lee H. are getting in practice Let these examples be a warning to Films of Japan had been sect, :0'~ the running for the finals with Virginia for next winter at Redlands. .those of you who are susceptible to Miss Robinson and as this was arJ]rt, 1 Sp:-ing fever--Watch out, girls[!! ternatiorlal meeting they were sh0],. Lee Graham, Rita Lopez, Adeline Although he constantly denies it " . ~,. H.S. ' ~ Mr. Thomson, the lucky felloW,.~rh: Reves, and Coy Hire.. D.maid Todd has his heart set on . .iq'hose in the lead in.'the losers tour- getty Jean Knowles. nament are Alice Walsh, Loreen Sei- Turp Hall was recently seen walking - let, Trini Guitterrez,,.a~/d Eileen Gra- to school with Barbara Butler. ham. A. H :S.! '.. The Chellberg.,is have it ! The two oldest Chellbergs have gone "court- IEOLK DANCES aND RHYTHMS ing". Alfred was spied escorting Then V., to the theatre a few nights ago, Girls' Physical Education classes are whiie I mmy has a bad ease'on Rosa- working on a five:weeks unit in :uSnd -\1. ' ' " . rhythm. Four days a week are givenl Although Jimmy G. seems to be con- over to this activity in the Canyon. On stanfly following Blanche M. about the the fifth day the girls play basketball school, it is said at home that he open- so that those wh6 do not know, the Iv admits that a blond mystery girl has ~ame may learn to play and those who a certain fascination for ]aim--Florence ,o may improve their game. Baker! 'The seventh and eighth grade girls Punky Hansen turns a deep scarlet i are taking g3;'mnastic rhythms this every tmae he sees Marie B. year with such dances as Rig-a.-Jig, We've finally got some dope on who Teddy Bears, Sailor's Hornpipe, High-: makes Marie B.'s heart beat.' It is land t:iltlg, auA ,Irish Jig: Marga:et b':~b Vaughn in person. They were Ell:ngton is ace mpanist fo( ~hi~ cias3, seen on Bob's back porch more than world force that they wielded and who, The ninth and tenth g ~ades are tak- ing folk daqcing. They will study I)anish, Swedish, American, Eng, h, Irish Italian Russian Hungarian Ger- man, Spamsh, Fmmsh, Bohemmn, and Dutch folk dances ~6y[f.Jennings is the pianist. The eleventh and twelfth grades are takin~ interpretive rhythms. Toward the finish of the period they will do some work in original dances. Alice Walsh is the accompanist. FIFTH GRADERS BECOME POETS Last week the fifth graders wrote some very good poems. Two of the best ones were "The Gypsy Caravan", by Eveleth Killgore, and "I Will 'Work" by Loretta Guttierrez.The first is as follows: The Gypsy Caravan The gypsies they dance, And they like to sing. One evening I heard Their t~unbot~ in .~ -:,~, I heard tripping feet And the rol!ing of wheels, If you saw one, too, You'd know how one feels. Quickly out of the house I ran, To see the gypsy caravan. I* was eqlo"'~'a ,,,d painted With red and blue; The gypsies were dressed in those Colors too. I've seen these sights And now told them to you. The second goes as follows: 1 Will Work ] never had a dollar, I never had a whole dollar To spend all by myself. But wait till I grow up, I will work and work until I'm old, Then I will spend all my money All by myself. A. X. ~. The ninth grade, under Miss Cop- pock has taken up a rather extensive study of the possessions of the United States. Elaborate booklets on Hawaii are being made by some of the stu- dents, while others who have friends on the islands are writing to them for general firsthand information. OllCe. he Song Shop: Stay As Sweet As You Are--Bar- bara Butler. [ Wanta Make Woo--Lo:ee Vickers. Tall, Tan, and Terrific--Aileen Hall. Just a Gigolo--Billy Greig. ;uckh--Peggy King. Foot'loose= 'and Fancy Free--DAvid" Meehan.' Jelly Bean-2 lack "v=beikel. Famous Last Words: It's a J~ie ! A. H. S. GINNETT OUT, CHELLBERG IN Last Tuesday (2harles Ginnett re- signed his position as one of the hall monitors. He thought he was making too many enemies by breaking up the various disorders of the students. How- ever, he has been replaced by Jimmie Chellberg, who we hope will continue this service to the high school. by recurriug coincidence, were pre-oc- cupied with the problems of human lib~ e vty.--Imperial Magazine. A. H. 5 SHOP ACTIVITIES Each period in the wood shop seems liD- a very st~ort t!me to the, 0oys, as tiaere are many prolec.ts in the making. Jmamy Gre.ig ~s makia!g a bookcase and John .\Iarincov~ch is building a kitchen cabinet. ' " If-Fin Hall arid Louis Cameron are making magazine tables. Ray Dodge, avid Mike Marh~covich are building sewina' cabinets. Manuel Hernandez has just completed a magazine rack, while Punkey Hansen is building a sailboat. In the wood shop the seventh grade- ers are making spool and scissor hold- ers and small sewing boxes, In the metal shop they are making potato peelers, lamps and canteens. STAFF Delphine Canli ................................................................................................ Editor Assistant Editor ................................................................................... Bill Kilgour Miss Virginia B. Hill ................................................................................ Advisor Reporters: Geraldine Ahon, Alfonso Bermudez, Alfred Chellberg, John J:aakiin, Vi.ginia Lee G'.aham, Jimmy Greig, lgnacio Guerrero, Joe Guttierrez. B{l[y Kilgour, Blanche Mackey, Paul Shonafelt, Harriet Smith, Bob Lytle Marcia Perkins, Stuart Kilgour, Thehna Cameron. EDITORIAL Men used to take measurements in less accurate ways than are taken at the present time. An inch was three grains of barley laid end to end. A foot was just what the name implies, the length of a human foot. We still speak of horses as being so many hands high. A yard was the distance from the nose to the thumb held at arms length. An acre was the ground a yoke of oxen could plow in half a dr.y. However, as business increased the world over, manufacturing efficiency demanded nlore accurate measurenlents for inaccurately measured parts are loose; they wear against each other; generate friction; this all causes them to wear out more readily. This caused much consternation between the pro- ducer and the consumer. So a better means of measuring had to be found. Along through the years little things began to pop up until now one mil- lio',lth of an inch can be measured, and is done constantly. The operating gauges used in most factories are checked by gauges which measure ac- curately to within a fifteen-hundredth of a human hair, or about four-mil- lionths of an inch. These checking gauges are in turn measured by mas- ter gauges which measure within one- half of the gossamer thickness of one- fifteen hundredth of a human hair, or within one millionth of an inch.--Bill Kitgour. The first pep assembly for baSe~ its school song. Coach Smith gave a short pep t~ and stated that he honed the stt~u?;i body would show as nmch school s,P;,I[ in baseball as was shown in basketV~ Mr. Diffin was asked to come speak, as he is coach of the first te,t but he said his business would not P~ mit it. r~,~ It was announced that Jack Ca ~ was elected captain of the first tea~Jut Peggy Kin~ led the student bodY'~l~; school yells, and the assembly was '-~ journed. A. N. ~ ~1 OFFICE NkWS r' r er t~l'l Miss Myrle Josephine She ,ell the place of Miss Beatty, kindergat~ | director for three days last week'.u~ ' Of P' 1 Dr. James Houloose, head .di~ school district health department, ~.~.~ be here April 4th to 6th to give Phy~'~ cal examinations. "I~ Miss Lois Robinson is attending t, convention of the Pacific Arts hs~, elation today and tomorrow. This bi soeiation is an organization forrned.aj the art teachers of all the Pac)o~ States. Mrs. Carpenter is substitt~tw A, I-t :~. ELEMENTARY NEWS Miss Coons' class has made the !' est for their Hansel and Gretel pl Some of the smaller children are leal ing a Hansel and Gretel Dance, they have just received several cordings of songs taken from the 0 era of that name. The children ~ busy learning the melodies. They ha' begun work on a moving picture Snow White. Miss Cornell's class is makir~g large wall man of the British Isles.., Mrs. Lamb promises that there ~..I to be more shadow plays soon. EverY I one should see them. The Dutch Program of Miss Beta" (Continued on page 11, col. 1)