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  • TIGER TALES Volume xx NUMBER 4 NORMAN HIGH SCHOOL, NORMAN, OKLAHOMA

    Kiwanis Sel:ects Monthly Guests

    Three seniors, Ann Cosgrove, Tom Luccock and Kc:.thleen Les­ ter, have attended luncheons as guests of the local chapter of Ki­ wanis International. This pro­ gram, new to the civic club thiSi year, is designed to recognize stu­ .dents who OOive made contri­ butions to their schools and to the community.

    Ann, recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen award, is a member of student council, Science Club and Gingersnaps. She has received an Arne ric a n Legion Citizenship Award.

    A three year member of band, in which he plays the French horn, Tom is a member of Latin Club, Mu Alpha Theta math club and State C'nd National H 0 nor Societies. He has been active in church work and in the Boy Scouts.

    Kathleen, co-editor of Tiger Tales, is a member of Future Teachers, Latin Club, Future Jour­ nalists and Book Club. She is a two year member of State and Na­ tional Honor Societies.

    Other Kiw[nis student guests will be announced at a later time.

    student Council is sponsoring a Toys For Tots Drive Decem­ ber 1-14_ The drive will consist of bringin.g toys to the school and collecting from door to door. Interested in helping? Contact Linda Jan.e Franklin.

    "Shall we dance?" says Lynn Dixon to "The King and I."

    Groups to Sing In Hootenanny

    Norman High's first hootenanny of this year will be held Tuesday night from 7:30 to 9:30 in the stu­ dent center.

    Students will provide the enter­ tainment with Jerry Ernest, an experienced folk singer from Okla­ homa University, as master of ceremonies for this event.

    This hootenanny is planned to give students a chance to partici­

    in or listen to and enjoy folk music.

    Sponsored by the Student Coun­ cil, this evening has been planned by the Tiger Twisters committee composed of Barbara Orth, Karen Jennings, Deven Mummery, Linda Bumgarner, Bill Lewis, Sara Had­ dock and Johnny Gragg.

    Susan Luttrell at the dress rehearsal for (Photo by David Frost)

    Calendar of Events

    November

    18, 19, 20 ____ __ __ 'King and I' 23 _________ ___ Student Council

    Hootenanny 25, 26 ___ __ _____ Thanksgiving

    Holidays

    December

    3 __________ Wrestling at Perry 3 _______ Basketball at Shawnee 4 ____ __ Basketball at Ardmore 10 _______ ___ Band at Stillwater 10 ______ Wrestling at Midwest

    City 11 ____________ Basketball here

    Chickasha 11 ____ Choral Festival at OSU 14 ___ Basketball here Midwest

    City 16 ________ ____ Chorus Concert 17 __ _ Wrestling US Grant Here

    Counselors Direct Person al Relations Course

    The counseling department is

    directing a program, Adolescent Interest Arec;s, concerning person­ al attitudes and relationships about which students have ex­ pressed interest.

    The course, first of its kind to be offered on a large scale at Nor­ man High, is b~ing undertaken at the request of many students and because of the favorable com­ ments offered by twenty-nine stu­ dents involved in a, pilot stu d y course last year.

    Each counselor is responsible for co-ordinating two groups of about 30 students each. There are six groups in 'all; one each in first, third, fourth and fifth hours and two during sixth hour. A volun­ tary course, AlA is taken during

    students' free or study period.

    Classes Balanced The course is; a combination of

    lectures, films, question and an­ swer periods and group discussion. Each class is roughly balanced in the number of boys and girls and in the number of sophomores, juniors 'and seniors.

    The gueSit lecturers, who include doctors, psychiatrists, marriage counselors and social workers, will speak on six major fields, "Understanding Your Emotions," "Your Body: Understanding Its Needs and Functions," "Dating," "Marriage and Family Rela­ tions," "Understanding How to Handle Money" 'and "Building a Moral and Spiritual Code."

    Due to the fact that almost 500 students applied, many will have to wait until second semester to be enrolled. The participants for the first session were chosen at random from the applications re­ ceived.

    Permission Required "We are requesting that the

    parents of each young person tak­ ing the AlA course sign a permis­ sion slip and either attend a meet­ ing with the members of the guid­ [nce staff or speak to a counselor on the telephone. In this way we hope to alleviate any misunder­ standings about the nature of AlA that might occur," commented Mrs. Mar y Gatchel, guidance counselor.

    November 18, 1965

    IThe K'ing and II To Open Tonight

    All-school musical, The King and I, will be presented tonight, tomor­ row night and Saturday night at 8 p.m, in the auditorium.

    The Rodgers [nd Hammerstein musical depicts the story of the King of Siam and Anna, the young British SlChoolteacher who comes to teach in his court. Some of the musical selections in The King and I are "I Whistle A Happy Tune," "Hello Young Lovers" and "\\'e Kiss in a Shadow."

    The King is played by L Yn n Dixon; Susan Luttrell portrays Anna. Other principal charac­ ters are Catiana Powell, Tuptim ; David Foster, Lun Tha ; Suzie Smith, Lady Thiang; Steve Hobbs, Prince Chululongkorn; John Crev­ eling, Krahlahome, and Don Jones, Louis.

    Production crew members are Carl Stevens, Tommy Crawford, Lee WhittleSley, Edith Mix, Ann Powell, Lisa Cooper, Ronnie Bur­ dick, Barbara Myers and Mary Rose Walsh. Art credits go to Bon­ nie Coleman, Lynn Dixon, Mari­ lyn Storm, Diane Reed and the Paint Daubers.

    Choreographers are Ron n i e Burdick and Ann Powell. Princi­ pal dancers are Jean Holcomb, Marles Long and Pam Purcell.

    Committee Sets Essay Deadline

    Entries in the statewide "Abil­ ity Counts" essay contest on the employment of the handicapped must be submitted by December 25.

    The contest, sponsored by the President's Committee and the Governor's Committee on Em­ ployment of the Handicapped, is open to all juniors and seniors. Top prizes are a college schola­ ship and an expense paid trip to Washington D.C. The state winner will compete for national prizes of $2,500.

    Each of the top ten winners will receive a two-year tuition and fee scholarship.

    Students may obtain information from their English teachers or by writing the Governor's Committee on Employment of the Handicap­ ped, 301 Will Rogers Building. Oklahoma City.

  • Page Two TIGER TALES November 18, 1965

    "If I can't be thankful that I'm a sophomore, I'll just be glad I'm not a turkey!"

    One Day A Year Sufficient? Thanksgiving Day is a peculiarity American holiday. It began

    over three hundred years ago when a hardy band of Pilgrims saw fit to thank Almighty God for the blessings bestowed on their struggl­ ing community.

    Now in 1965 we have much for which to be thankful. Our favored state is one of the finest places in which to live with abun­ dant food and comforts undreamed of fifty years ago. The bless­ ings of a free and excellent education are before us and it requires only our own effort to reap its benetits. Freedom to worship as we wish is ours, guaranteed to us because of our forefathers.

    No other nation in the entire history of the world has been so for­ tunate in having freedom of speech, of the press and of religion.

    Is it too much to expect that once each year there should be a day of public thanksgiving for the peace and prosperity granted us and for the blessings of home, school, church and friends?-Cynthia Huff (J1)

    Courtesy-Golden Rule in Action Boys with their long basketball legs sprawled in the aisle, con­

    verting the student center into an obstacle course; students trampling the unlucky individual who drops his books in · the hall between classes; "friends" elbowing each other in the lunch line, at lockers and in halls~is this courtesy?

    Webster defines courtesy as "an expression of respect." Courtesy is the Golden Rule in action. A sincere "Thank you," "You're

    welcome," or "Pardon me" is a

    Too Much Emphasis compliment to the speaker, an inexpensive but much appreciat­

    On Major Sports? ed gift. The individual is often judgedWhy is so little emphasis placed by the way he treats others. The on such sports as wrestling, base­ courteous person who treats every­ball, tennis, track and golf? one with respect-parents, friends,True, football and basketball are teachers, neighbors, brothers and traditional sports and do deserve

    shters-is respected and admired ago 0 d amount of recognition. because he respects the feelingsTheir teams are usually rated and views of others.high in state competition. But our

    track team finished fifth in the The use of courtesy makes life state last year. more pleasmt. It picks up those

    These teams need support. LE:st fallen books, says "Excuse me," year, our baseball team was and "Thank you" and opens doors young and inexperienced, wit h for a girl. Courtesy is kindness and about 90% sophomores and jun­ good manners. It is not merely the iors; after two games, attendance mark of a gentleman; just as dropped to about 25 persons. ability to reason separates mall!

    All , not just two, of our teams from animals, courtesy separates need wpport. Who knows, we from the masses the man who might take state in wrestling? Ron strives to live well.-Donna Gragg Henderson (J I) (J I )

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