The Westerner World (Lubbock, Tex.), Vol. 25, No. 2, Ed. 1 Friday, September 19, 1958 Page: 1 of 4
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Assembly To Reveal
T raditiosial Customs
Tom S. Lubbock High School, Friday, September 19, 1958
First Pep Rally Boosts Parents To Attend
Westerner School Spirit School Three Times
During Open House
LHS, get a Bronco! This call
has been ringing through the
halls of Lubbock High School to-
An early morning pep rally in
the west open patio was designed
to raise school spirit and spur on
the Westerner football team as
they play the Odessa Broncos to-
night. There will be another pep
rally 5th period today to further
bolster school spirit.
The Westerners tackle the
Broncos tonight at 8 p.m. in
Jones Stadium. Student tickets
Sept. 19 Westerners vs. Odessa;
Pep rally — (morning
and 5th period); After
Sept. 24 Elections of sophomore
Sept. 25 PTA Open House at
- 7:30 p.m.; Orientation
Assembly; Cowhands vs.
Sept. 26 Pep rally 5th period
' Sept. 27 Westerners vs. North-
side at Ft. Worth
All School Party at 7:30
Aids Lab Experiments
More new science equipment
has been issued this year to Mr.
Rogers Orr, physics teacher than
in any single year previously.
The latest shipment is valued at
Measurement equipment, force
and motion apparatus, magnetic
equipment, calorimeters, a lecture
table, galvanometer, and light
and sound apparatus were re-
ceived, according to Mr. Orr.
The lecture table galvanometer
is especially useful, he says, be-
cause the numbers on it are ar-
ranged so that anyone in the
room can see them from the lec^
This equipment will enable
more students to participate in
Mrs. Alleen Whiteley, algebra
teacher, lived through a moment
of panic on a September day dur-
ing the second period. In 60 sec-
onds you will know her story.
Mrs. Whiteley was doing her
duty teaching algebra. She was
explaining that unlike algebraic
letters cannot be added. Then she
made her big mistake when she
asked that fateful question:
“What is the sum of bananas
and apples?” The answer, “fruit
are on sale for 50 cents each.
Only one ticket will be sold to
Coach Buddy Brothers stated
in last week’s rally that the spir-
it shown in the pep rally was
definitely the best he had wit-
nessed since the last time he was
in Lubbock High School. Coach
Brothers urged the student body
to keep up the spirit and keep
on co-operating with head cheer-
leader, Carolyn Zachary.
Other cheerleaders are seniors,
Pat Tucker and Dale Hayden; and
juniors, Georgene Oatman and
Three Lubbock High School
teachers joined four other Lub-
bock teachers at an annual Texas
Classroom Teachers Association
Conference for presidents of lo-
cal offices in Mineral Wells Sept.
Mrs. Ethel Terrell and Mr. Ver-
nom Odom attended as past pres-
idents and Mrs. Glenys Honey as
“More competent teachers in-
crease educational opportunities
for youth.” was the general
theme of the conference. Speak-
ers, panels, and district meetings
discussed professional problems
and prospective educational leg-
Stringy Hair Presents
No Problem To Girls
Damp days bring stringy hair,
which all girls hate and begrudge.
But Pat Tucker and Shelley
White, seniors, have their own
method of keeping springy curls
throughout the day.
They bring their curlers to
school and have a hair fixing par-
ty during first period publications
office. (After the WESTERNER
WORLD is published, of course).
“After all, there is only one
boy in here. He probably won’t
even notice,” stated Shelley.
Fewer Fleas, Dogs
“More votes mean less fleas!”
promises Alice Agootis, nominee
for the office of dog-catcher of
According to Dewdrop Snow-
ball, campaign manager, the
nominee fills all requirements by
being sneaky and mean to dogs.
Her dogmatic manner further
qualifies her for the job, assures
The two young ladies when
not campaigning, are, in reality,
Tam Bannister, the candidate,
and Sherry Holloman, campaign
All senior English classes spent
last week studying speech-mak-
ing and the campaign was part
of the girls’ classwork in Miss
Glenys Honey’s third period
“Students will attend school
176V£ days this year. Is it too
much to ask the parents to attend
three times a year?” stated Mrs.
W. C. Mingus, president of Par-
The first meeting of the annual
PTA open house will be Tues-
day at 7:30 p.m. Homerooms will
be open for visitation and receiv-
ing PTA dues. Dues are 50 cents
Preceding the homeroom per-
iod will be a special program fea-
turing the Westerner Choir. Also
the PTA officers for this year
will be introduced.
Student Council guides will as-
sist in directing and teachers are
to wear name tags.
Parents may meet the adminis-
tration and other parents at the
social period in the cafeteria. Re-
freshments will be served.
If parents cannot attend, their
dues should be sent to Mrs. J. E.
Hartley, 1923 31st.
Lubbock Students Get
Cotton candy, carnival rides,
and teddy bears will be antici-
pated by students again as the
South Plains Fair comes to Lub-
A half-day holiday has been
set September 30 to allow Lub-
bock Public School students to
attend the fair. Free entrance
tickets to the fair grounds will
be given to students as school
dismisses at noon.
An entire day’s schedule will
be fitted into the morning, al-
lowing about 30 minutes a per-
iod. There will be no lunch serv-
ed in the cafeteria.
Morning Watch programs for
Sept. 21-25 according to Robert
Walkup, Morning Watch presi-
dent, are as follows:
Monday — Rev. Milton Poole,
First Church of the Nazarene.
Tuesday —- Sing Song, Mr.
Wednesday — Rev. Froehner,
St. John’s Methodist Church.
Thursday — Dr. J. Chess Lov-
ern, First Methodist Church.
Friday — Mrs. Peggy Shelton,
Study Of Library
Sophomore English classes have
started making their annual ori-
entation visits to the Lubbock
High School library.
The trips are in accordance
with the library unit the classes
will study, taking up the Dewey
Decimal System, and other li-
Mrs. R. T. Groves, librarian,
will outline regulations pertain-
ing to use of library material.
A calendar backdrop will set
the theme for the Orientation As-
sembly next Thursday during
“This Year at LHS” is the ti-
tle of the program which serves
to acquaint students with this
year’s planned activities and tra-
ditions that are a part of Lub-
Pat Eakins and Nelson Koches-
ki will act as mistress and master
of ceremonies. Different phases
of school activities will be por-
trayed by various students. Dates
will be given for all-school activ-
ities and traditional customs such
as Lavinrac Renretsew, Round-
Up, All-School Parties and Senior
Kerstin Larsson from Ystad,
Sweden, is attending Monterey
High School as a foreign exchange
She is sponsored by the Amer-
ican Field Service, the Monterey
Student Council, and her “fos-
ter” parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. W.
Young, 3305 45th Street.
Kerstin speaks five languages
including her native tongue, Eng-
lish, German, French, Danish,
and Norwegian. She plays the
piano, guitar, and mandolin.
At Municipal Girl’s School in
Ystad, Kerstin was treasurer of
the student council and president
of the Junior Red Cross.
To be considered for the as-
signment of a student, Monterey
raised $650 in projects sponsored
by the Student Council.
The student body will also be
acquainted with interscholastic
league, band activities, school
clubs, athletic events, and cheer-
The Orientation Assembly is
traditionally the first assembly
of the school term.
Coach Jerry Crawford, student
activities director, and Kaye Ed-
wards, student body secretary,
are in charge of the assembly.
Named By Editor
Juniors dominate the 1959
WESTERNER Yearbook staff
which has been announced by ed-
itor Barbara Seale.
Saundra Hardy and Karen
Key, both juniors, will be busi-
ness manager and assistant busi-
ness manager, respectively. Edi-
torial assistant is Patsy Webb,
junior, and named club editor
was Kittie Ellen Porr, also a jun-
Co-sports editors, Dan Crump,
senior, and Royal Furgeson, jun-
ior, were chosen.
Seniors Lou Ann Donley and
Kathy Mayfield are assisting on
their class section. Heading the
junior section is Sandra Wilburn,
with Kay Usry, junior, and Bil-
lie Smith, sophomore, as assis-
tants. Faculty section editor is
Valene Starrett, senior. Her as-
sistants are Marvel McCanlies,
sophomore, and Judy Merritt,
Artist is Charles Lake, junior.
Melinda Lakey, junior, was
named assistant editor last May.
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TACKIEST OF THE TACKY
was the title given Miss Laurene
Bussey, algebra teacher and Y-
Teen sponsor, at the annual Y-
Teen tacky party Thursday, Sept.
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