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4-The Perkins Journal Thursday, September 29, 1977 Perkins. Tryon DY00rCll . unllu in l iii i i, I ii I II I I II Pep Club gets ready for Homecoming Friday The Perkins-Tryon Pep Club has been really busy the last few weeks. We have b,en making signs to go up in the halls every Tuesday after school. We have been working hard on spirit for each game. Pep Assemblies have been good too. The Cheerleaders really have been great in everything they do. in the assemblies and in helping us make signs. We appreciate the CHEERLEADERS I![ The Cheerleaders spon- sored a spirit week to raise spirit for homecoming. Each day the student body dressed to exemplify a certain theme: Monday --50's Day Tuesday -- Shining Star (Dress as your favorite movie star) Wednesday  Mourn Day Mourn of Death for Daven- port (by wearing black) Thursday--Sadie Hawkins Day If anyone wishes to join Pep Club, please do. Please join in Mrs. Russell's room before the Davenport game. There will be a $1.00 membership fee. GO DEMONSI BEAT DAVENPORTI by Ronald Baker The brass section of the P-T Marching Band gives its all at the Yale game Friday night. Band to play at Homecoming by Bobby Reynolds and Tommy Hughes The Demon football team played a magnificent game last Friday when they beat Yale 38-0. Everything went well that night and we must congratulate the Yale band for its fine performance, football players and all. The Demon Marching Band's performance started with this year's opener, bTnlan,lia. This drill has only a few more changes to be made in it and it will be "contest" ready. Wade in the Water was our concert number and was followed by a drill to A Triumphal Exit. Fhls drill was worked Out by the band on Thursday and Friday, and, according to Mr. Taylor, "The tune sounded great indoors, but as soon ,as we played it outside, Fzzttl The band worked hard to make the number go as well as it did. This included a 7:15 a.m. tll 10:00 a.m. rehearsal on Friday, after which band members were thoroughly bushed. we tried our best and next week we assure you that it will be 101% Next week Penney Roz- ean's directing stand will be painted. It will help the band be able to see her direct. We have Tommy Hughes, Glen Earp, and Mr. Blubaugh's New umforms make the local F.H.A. ;:i: ' :/  k especially sharp as they head / ,/ , first sub.district rally of the year. Shown left to right are: Beth Branstetter, Photographer; Shelly Magee, Historian; Kelley Carrel State V.P. of Central District: Grace McCoy, Vice-President; JOURNALISM STAFF EDITOR--Keith Disney Anita Allen Jason Anderson Jeff Brown Mike Byrd Ida Cretsinger Debbie Colvin Marsha Coffman Carol Dry Cheryl Courtright Guy Rose Louis Cowan Tracy Cundiff Sue Grimes Ricky Lomenick Ronnie LomenickJohn Moore Debbie Parks Rosemary Rice Jerry Sharp Tim Spence Brenda Turner Terry Ventris Jenifer Summers and Tam- my Sparkman Paper Drive This Saturday This year the sophomores have the paper drive and would like everyone to please help. If everyone who wishes to contribute to this drive would leave papers, books, or magazines on his porch on this Saturday morning from 10:00 to 12:00 noon, we will come by and pick them up. We will appreciate any help. John Moore Terry Ventris Punt, Pass & an Kick This is Football Homecom- ing Week at P-T High and to help with the festivities the Student Council has planned the Third Annual Punt, Pass and Kick Contest for 9-12 grade girls. To enter the contest, register with Mrs. Branstetter and pay her an entry fee of 50c. Each entry should have a boy to act as coach, but it is not required. A football autographed by the P-T Football Team will be given to the winning girl. ' ::: .... ' .... {i ..... ..... / ..... i ' .....  " ="'i .......... .........  '"" .....  , .... 00lnn,. The homecoming dance will also be sponsored by the student council. At the time this article is being written, the council is planning to have "Monarch" from Tulsa as the featured band. The dance will be held Friday, September 30, from 10:00 p.m. till 12:30 a.m. in the P. E. Center. The cost will be $2.00 per person. All P.T students, alumni, and regis- tered guests are welcome to attend. Hope to see you there. shop to thank for that. It seems that many things are being constructed for the band. Some new instrument shelves are being built so that we can put our horns somewhere. Mr. Keith Hawxby headed that com- ittee. This week is Football 1. A game for midgets is called a ..... sport. 2. A cozy insect is called a ..... bug. 3. A high-ceilinged horse house is called a ..... stall. : 4. A Swede taking a walk is a .... Viking. 5. An escaped honey-maker is a free---. 6. An underweight ruler is a lean ..... . 7. A wooden horse is a phony ..... . 8. The strongest steer in a herd is the chief----. 9. A dull bum is a shore ..... . 10. A funny goat is called a silly ..... . 11. A dance of "A" students is called a smarty .... . 12. A fast taste of ice cream is a quick ..... . 13. A peculiar fish is an odd ....=, 14. Where the math comes from at PTHS, Strain's .... . Homecoming. We will be u!aq 'H Poe "I ]a!I "Z:I practicing with the Pep Club vd "I1 glBq "01 oaoq "6 for the halftime show. jooq " uod "L uoonb "9 So for next week, just one ooq'; $m..q "t, llel " Snus "i thing: BE THEREI "loqs "I :saosuv Events Perkins-Tryon High School Announcements 2 Thursday Pep Assembly 3:00 Friday Football Davenport (Here) Homecoming dance in P.E. Center after Game 9:30 to 12:30 October 3-7 Monday FFA, FHA meetings 4th Hour Tuesday Junior High Football (here) Davenport FCA Meeting, 4th hr. Friday High School Football ! (There) Tonkawa Payne County Teachers' Meeting Cushing 9-12 a.m. Saturday Band Marching Contest Girls Basketball Scrimmage at Carney NOTICE TO JUNIORS The Junior class will go around picking up aluminum cans Oct. 8, one week from this Saturday. We will meet in front of the high school at 9:00. All Juniors that can possibly make it, : -0. Ellen Norman Know Your Teacher Ellen Norman first came to P-T School as a student teacher in the Social Science department in the spring of 1977. "I was amazed and pleased that this very spirited school was quite like Granite High School where I attended school." We are glad Miss Norman felt at home here, because she came back this fall as a regular faculty member. Miss Norman, an honor graduate of OSU, has a varied schedule, teaching American History, Psychol- ogy, seventh grade Civics, and Year Book. "I chose the Social Science area because I felt that these subjects encourage students to think for themselves more so than most other disciplines," stated Miss Norman. She added, "The most rewarding aspect of teaching is helping students realize their own potential." Many hobbies fill Miss Norman's spare time. She likes swimming, rappelling, water skiing, reading, sew- ing and racquet ball. She is a member of Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi, and was on the President's and Dean's Honor Rolls. Miss Norman is a member of the Church of Christ. On one subject we could not pin Miss Norman down. She pleaded the fifth amendment when we asked her how she felt about paddlings. Tammy Downey, Devotional Leader; Ginger Sadler, Song and Game Leader; Dena Kirby, President; Sheila Vassar, Reporter and Linda Parr&k, Parliamen- tarian, [Not in picture-Leslie Evans, Sec./Treas. ] Songleader Ginger SaJler [right] kept everybody moving with her songs, including one with the "'Bump". Mrs. Sasser takes time out to smile while serving the cake at the FHA ice cream social i!!: SPACEMEN VISIT 5th GRADE-- Standing left to right-Todd Higgins, Stephanie Brinlee, Co@ Cundiff [Kronaton], Scott Irwin [Hertron], Shannon Newport, Karrie Shinault. Seated-Scott Pendleton, Bodie Turner. Spacemen visit 5th by Mrs. Janice DeMoss Two spacemen, calling themselves Hertron and Kronaton, appeared in Mrs. DeMoss' Social Studies class last week to help the class complete their study of American culture. Each class member was to bring one thing to show the visitors which represents our cul- ture. Items brought included an iron, footballs, radios, spoons and forks, model cars and planes, jewelry, American flags, the Bible, clothes and many others. Each classmate then explain- ed to the visitors how this item is used and how it represents our culture. The items so baffled the visitors that they asked, "What is a football? Is it something to eat? How does it show American culture? Please demonstrate." The spacemen were quite friendly though and later themselves as our own Scott Irwin from Mrs. DeMoss' class and Cody Cundiff from Mrs. Kastl's class. Both classes had a good time and learned much i : i : about what is W( culture, not to they learned aboUt communicate with men. P.T Juniors place for their new class The day for which many juniors had been waiting for 11 years arrived last Thursday when Mr. and Mrs. John Gorton came to P-T High to sell class rings to the juniors. work for JostenS Company. The juniors are midst of a campaign. We encourage wishes to magazine or subscription to junior before Money made on will be used "The rings are in the price range of $56 to $80, but they can run slightly higher if the student wants extras add- ed," stated the couple who Okla. and re