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F PAGE 4 - The Perkins Journal Thursday, February 23, 1984 VOL. 8, NO. 25 PERKINS-TRYON SCHOOLS, PERKINS, OKLAHOMA q FEBRUARY 23, if: /" Cast and crews for "Ar- Brewster -- Connie Kir- Wampler senic and Old Lace," were by; Mortimer Brewster -- Props: Becky Butler, named Friday by Mar- Daryn Casey; Mr. Gibbschairman; Lisa Sharp, Ka- garet Hrencher after -- Guy Gill; Jonathan ran Kirby. tryouts on Wednesday Brewster -- Dennis Lights and Sound: and Thursday. Strickland; Dr. Einstein Scott Briggs. The play, a combined -- Glen Johnson; Officer MakeUp: Leslie Ows- effort of the junior and O'Hara -- David Cypert; ley, chairman; Pare senior classes, will beLieutenant Rooner -- Rhoads, Tammy presented April 4, in the Mary Anne Cole; Ms. Johnson. afternoon, and April 5 in Witherspoon -- Tammy House:Marvin Lanier. the evening. Johnson; Elaine Harper Video: Todd Higgins. Cast members are: -- Stacy Thurman. Costume: Pare Rhoads, Abby Brewster -- Au- Crew members are: tumn Baker; Rev. Dr. Publicity and Pro-" chairman; Leslie Owsley, Harper -- Marvin Lanier; grams: Daryn Casey, Sta- Tammy Johnson. Teddy Brewster -- Alan cy Thurman, Karen Student Director: Lora Hawxby; Officer Brophy Kirby, chairman. Caldwell. -- Mike Spillars; Martha Set: Rex Branstetter, Prompters: Mary Anne Caryn Hughes, JonathanCole, Tammy Johnson. From left to right: Nora Caldwell, Lora Caldwell, Lonny Lowe, Glen Johnson, Alan Hawxby, Van Hawx- by, and Karen Kirby. Physics Cl P~rLA attorneys Scott Briggs, Julaine Robereon, t~reg Wolfe (his back), Connie Kirby, and Daryn Casey instruct a Lawton Eisenhower student. Not seen is Autumn Baker. Jazz band and choir Indian Education Program The Parent Committeesion of an application on entertain at Westhaven of the Perkins-21Ton Pub- March 16, 1984. This pro- lic Schools Title IV-A, In- gram is available for grade dian Education Program, levels K-12. Residents of the Chorus, a speech by urgently needs the as- Sufficient copies of Westhaven Nursing Mayor Christine Salmon sistance of parents or blank 506 Forms are avail- Home chose Valentine's and the coronation of a guardians of Indian stu- able in the office of each Day to "do their part" to King and Queen put the dents enrolled in the school principal for each help the Heart Associa- finishing touches to an el- Perkins-Tryon Public child {student) enrolled, tion, and the Perkins- fort which brought in Schools. Each child (stu- along with a copy of a Tryon Jazz Band and $350 for the Heart fund. dent) of Indian Parentage Needs Assessment Survey Choir were privileged to Residents of the home or Ancestry is eligible for form. Complete both help them in their efforts, were especially apprecia- enrollment in the progran~ forms in accordance with After a week of con- tive of the performance To be included in the pro- the directions on the forms tests and other activities, by the Band and the gram a Form 506, Indian and return them to your a celebration was held Fri- Choir and invited them Student Certification, child's principal as soon as day. A performance by back whenever they must be completed and on possible in order to meet the P-T Jazz Band and wished to come. file in the Board of Educa- the March 16 application tion office prior to submis- deadline` containing only a cen- n Wave theory is the main timeter of water. A fight ca m u ses topic for the third nine source above the tank weeks period in physics casts shadows of the C U rtla! ] n s class. Students Nora waves through the bottom Caldwell, Lora Caldwell, of the tank onto a sheet of Lonny Lowe, Glen John- white paper. Both Perkins and son, Alan Hawxby, Van By observing the result- Tryon auditoriums Hawxby, and Karen Kirbying wave shadow pat- received new stage cur- have been learning what terns, students saw tains last week. The cur- to expect from waves un- demonstrations of wavetains, bought from the der a variety of circum- refraction, diffraction, Capital Stage Equipment stances, reflection, and interfer- Company from general Since water waves are ence patterns. Studying funds from District easily created and ob- these wave behaviors Revenue, are made of a served, a ripple tank was helps students under- flame resistance 25 oz. constructed for class use. stand how and why sound velo, r fabric. The cost Of The ripple tank looks like and light behave as they the Perkins curtains were a large, shallow aquarium do. $3,172.50 and $1,739.00 leces ATTENTION anyone wanting to be a BAT GIRLI Coach French is the man to get in touch with about filling out an application that will have your GPA on it and other personal information. These applications have to be turned in before Friday. All you have to be is female with a good GPA, be a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior and be chosen by Coach French. Congratulations to Dawn Bradley, 1977 graduate, now coaching her 2nd year of girls basketball at Felt, Oklahoma. She needs only one more win to make it to the state tournament. in on Congratulations should go to senior yearbook staffers Daryn Casey, Liz Bates, Leslie Owsley, Julie Payne, and Dennis Strickland for meeting their deadline on the An- nual's sixteen color pages. Mrs. Platt says that in this, her fourth year in working with the year- book, it is the first time that the deadline has been n new comin, ,Seniors need to have permission forms in for the trip by Friday -- note to parents: All students need an in- surance card or identification number to take along in case of accident. for the Tryon curtains. The Perkins curtains replace a set presented to By David Cypert The freshman girls the school many years ago by Nina Wilhite, closed out their 83-84 mother of Barbara Freed. campaign with a 27-24 win over the Chandler The new curtains are black with a white P-T on Lions. The game was held in the newly repainted them and the Tryon cur- tains are red. The first use Tryon gym. The girls had of the curtains will be the to overcome a 8-16 deficit at the end of the first half Junior-Senior Play on April 4. to take the victory. The Demonettes start- ed the game in good fashion. Suzann Casey / The foreign language classes will be celebrating Na- 1- !'~ tional Foreign Language Week Feb. 27 - Mar. 2. It is ,,,~ ii ,, , ,,f regularly scheduled for Mar. 4 - 10 but P-T is celebrat- Feb. 27 thru Mar. 2 ing a week early due to Spring Break. MONDAY Students in Mrs. Platt's Spanish and French class- Fish Krispies, Cheese es have made posters to be put up in downtown Per- Stix, Green Peas, Hot kins and Tryon. Mrs. Platt hopes this will bring the Rolls, Peanutbutter- needed attention to National Foreign Language Week. Honey Whip According to the foreign language teacher, "the stu- TUESDAY dents have worked hard and done an excellent job." Lasagna, Vegie Stix, Tossed Salad, Fresh Orange WEDNESDAY Grilled Cheese Sandwich, ul scored 6 of her game high 15 early in the contest to keep the girls within striking distance. However, Jamie Green was to get the only other met. '~I~ey'veshownagreat first half score for the deal of initiative and a Lady Demons. good sense of responsibil- Third quarter action ity. They've also taken a saw a new team in the great deal of worry off my game, or so it looked. The mind," says Mrs. Platt in P-T girls came out and praise of these students, shut down the Lady She reports that the Lions, outscoring them next deadline for the year- 11-4 to bring them to wi- book will be on March 16, thin one point at 19-20 af- and "well be ready for it." Wh Lt's H Lunch B The P-T FFA attended the Noble County Farm Bureau Field Day at the Noble County Fairgrounds last Saturday. P-T came home with the top two teams and Derek Herring was the High Individual of the en- tire contest. Thursday, Feb. 23 Boys Regional Tourney - Pawnee Friday, Feb. 24 Losers Bracket, Crescent Saturday, Feb. 25 Winners Bracket-Cres- cent P-T Livestock Show, 10 a.m. at the Co-op Ware- house Monday, Feb. 27 thru MAr. ~pring Livestock Show Blue and Gold Sausage is being sold this week by FFA and 4-H members. Proceeds go to the stock show bonus. Order from any 4-H or FFA member. This Thursday, February 23, P~r Varsity basketball will compete in Regionals against Pioneer at 8:30. Perkins-Tryon FFA and 4-H Livestock Show will be held this Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Coop Building on Kirk Ave` Cushing High School Baseball tournament is March 29, 30, 31. P-T's first game is to be played Thursday, Nfl}rf h 29~ ~d 6:00 against Perry. ~Potato Salad, Chilled Tomatoes, Fruit THURSDAY Tacos w/trimmings, Green Beans, Brownies FRIDAY Bar-B-Que Pork, French Fries, Fruit Cobbler Choice of Hamburger or Salad each day. Each Meal served with milk. ni Wed. February 29 Sophomores to Vo-Tech to enroll Thurs. March 1 Student Council Meeting second hour Friday, March 2-3 Dist. Concert Band Contest-Tonkawa Friday, March 2 Seniors leave at 10 p.m. MARCH 5-9 SPRING BREAKI! win season By Harlan McKosato The P-T Freshmen came away with two nail- biting wins last week to finish the season with an impressive / 17-5 record. Last Monday P-T squeezed by Crescent, 57-56, before barely beat- ing Chandler, 42-39 last Thursday. In the Crescent game, the Demons fell behind early but stayed within striking distance through- out the game. Wes Hedges worked his way for 12 of his team high 21 points in the first half to keep P-T close, 27-30 at the half. ~':,e Tigers stretched their lead to four points, 42-46 at the end of the third period before The P-T Legal Associa- Suzann Casey, tion brought to a close its pick, Jennifer participation in this and Lori Luster year's Oklahoma Mock attorneys Autunm' Trial competition by los- Scott Briggs, ing to more experienced Casey, Connie teams. The competition Julaine was held Saturday at the Greg Wolfe for a Cleveland County Court- nitive and well house in Norman. fort. These people As the scores revealed, have to think the competition was very often in the midst close and the team was versity. They pleased with its standing, well," said Mr. Said coach Mr. Dotson, "I Mr. Dotson feel this round of compe- this year's tition was at a very high P-TLA now that level and P-T LA made an of competition. outstanding showing-- ly well prepare third place.(in this round) season. Well We were well prepared meet and and had improved upon other aspects of our initial effort by 100 system, percent." lic speaking, etc. The two teams that P- to present a trial TLA faced finished well community." last year. Lawton Eisen- Mr. Dotson hower finished eighth and ing but praise Western Heights finished team, saying, second, group of very "I would like to corn- individuals. The mend the whole team for nity its 'esprit de corps.' In of their effort--thei particular I'd like to com- and I certainly mend the witnesses lim " There once was a man named He was a coward His teeth were so big He ate through a twig He said, "I'm no coward." Howard There once was a cat Who ate a big rat He said, 'This is fine, tar three periods. A good way to dine." The fourth quarter was But he got very fat. a slow period with points --Jennifer scored evenly throughoutI once knew a man from Peru. the score of play. P-T fi- He ate purple worms from the zoo. nally took the lead with His stomach got sick about 5 minutes to play at His belly got thick 25-24 although the Lady So instead he played the kazo(x Lions had a couple of --Matt chances to score. Good There once was a man in Peru defense by the guards and Who lived in a zoo a good stall by the for- The cows were purple wards kept Chandler from It all was murple scoring. Jamie Green hit And the horses were blue` two free throws j~ith only --Tab seconds remaining to the There was an old duck end. Who never let out a cluck The P-T freshman girls Who lived on a farm ended the season with a fi- And woke up by an alarm hal 7-13 standing. And never had any luck. Following Casey in scoring were Green with 6 There once was a man named Max and Dawn Coffman with Who was putting up pesters with tacks He dropped them all 6. Shannon Antle was also a forward. Guards Then he started to fall were Beth CaldweU, Tam- For a year he had to pick out tacks. --Sean my Deer, Stephanie Miller, Deena Jo Has- There was an old man I know. tings. I believe his name was Mce He had a pickup truck That' always got stuck. So he walked in the rain and snow. the Demons started to make their move. Hodges hit two buckets and a free throw, Cory McDaniel canned two shots, and Tony Tabor and Travis Harris added a basket apiece to make the score 55-56 with :02 to play and the Demons' ball out of bounds. The Demons inbounded the ball and McDanlel was hacked immediately which sent him to the line with a one-and-one. He stepped up and calmly sank them both to put P- T on top 57-56. Crescent tried a desperation shot at the buzzer to no avail as P-T put away their 16th victim. Continued on next page There was a man from Peru. He wore a very big sho His feet were so big, He couldn dance a jig. So sitting was all he could do. There was a little boy He had a little toy He threw it against the wall He rolled down the hall With all his pride and joy. I have some mice That are real nice One is fat. The other is a brat Isn~ it nice that I have some mice? There was a Kangaroo He was from Angaroo. It sat on its tail because it was a bad tail said ' angnro " There once was a big lazy cat That sat on the front door mat When a big dog came by It let out a cry And set off to catch a fat rat. --Billy --Sonya