Rogue news. (Ashland, Or.) 19??-????, April 01, 1964, Image 1

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    Aildand JfifJt School
VOL. 40, No. 8
'The Year of Jubilo' Is
Title of All-School Show
Kathy Rucker and Vicki Latimer were chosen Citizen of the
Six-Weeks and Girl of the Term respectively.
Valedictorian, Treasurer
Selected for Awards
Vicki Latimer, Associated Stu
dent Body Treasurer, and Kathy
Rucker, valedictorian for the
class of '64, have been chosen
BPW Girl of the Term and Citi
zen of the Six Weeks, respective
Vicki, a member of FTA and
Student Council, succeeded her
sister Nancy to the office of ASB
Treasurer. For her outstanding
work in this office, she was chos
en by the BPW as Girl of the
Term for the fifth six-weeks per-
For NCTE Awards
Bill Berninghausen and Dave
Lohman, AHS juniors, have been
nominated for the National Coun
cil of Teachers of English
Achievement Awards. The pur
pose of the NCTE Awards is to
cive recognition to some of the
nation's outstanding high school
English students.
Although the Awards carry no
direct cash value, they enable the
winners and runners-up to obtain
scholarship aid. In addition, pre
vious winners and runners-up
were admitted, almost without ex
ception, to the college of their
In order to be considered for
the award, each nominee must
submit letters of recommendation
from his English teacher and a
school administrator. In addition,
each student is required to submit
a 250-300 word autobiography as
well as one piece of impromptu
writing on a subject designated
by the NCTE.
A sample of the nominee's best
piece of writing, either prose or
poetry, will also be used in se
lecting th winners. Last year's
nominees were Tim Thompson
and Jetf Trost.
iod. She was presented with the
traveling BPW pin at a recent
In addition to being valedic
torian, Kathy Rucker also won
first place in the girls' division
of the Elks' Most Valuable Stu
dent cnotest. Because of these
two honors, she was chosen by
the Student Council as Citizen of
the Six-Weeks.
Kathy is also a member of Na
tional Honor Society and an of
ficer in GRA. During her senior
year she was chosen for the Hu
manities Seminar.
The Year of Jubilo' is coming!
No one wants to miss the annual
production of Ashland High
School's all-school show on April
10 and 11. The show, under the
production of Mr. Bernard Windt,
will begin at 8:00 and will last for
approximately one and a half
hours on both Friday and Satur
day nights.
With smi'ing faces, singing
voices and dancing feet, the parti
cipants in the snow promise to
be another big success. About
1,000 tickets have been printed
and passed out to the students.
This year the adult tickets are
one dollar while the student ad
mission is seventy-five cents.
The ticket-selling competition
will be conducted on an individual
basis with prized going to the
first, second, and third place
winners. A RCA Victor radio is
the first prize, a choice of Time
watches will be given to the sec
ond place winner, and a pen set
will be the third prize.
Rehearsals Begun
Rehearsals for the annual affair
are in "full swing". The dancers, I
under the direction of Mr. and
Mrs. Thurston from the Thurston
School of Dancing, have been
practicing the Polka, the Samba,
and the Beguine dances for try
outs which will be held later this
With a total of thirty acts, the
Year of Jubilo' will be an hour
and a half program. The four
mistresses of ceremonies are Sami
Everett, Connie Felger, Trudee
Lewis, and Diane Williams. The
following acts will be presented
1. Dance Band will play the
opening overture, a selection
of music in the folk-song style.
2. The chorus and orchestra
will present the theme song of
the show, "The Year of Jubilo".
3. Linda Thomas, Glenda
Kerr, Cloma Zupan, Pat Alex
ander, Melody Bounds, and Ma
rilyn Martin will sing "Tumble
weed". 4. The dancers will perform
the Samba to the accompani
ment of the dance band.
5. Ashland High's men faculty
will do the Drunken Sailor Act.
6. Act Six will consist of the
Veh atones, a singing group
composed of Joyce HasselL
Rhea I.isonbee, Ann Johnston,
and Donna Hassell.
7. A song group of Steve and
Faye Chapman, Joann Skinner,
and Steve Bornet will sing
"Blowing In The Rain".
8. Rick Oliver and Dennis
Wiggins will sing "El Chocolo".
9. Dancer will perform the
10. Bill Alner, Roy Bennett,
and Rick Oliver will sing "Billie
Goat Hill" and "Buana".
Continued on page 2
Pat Chosen
Pat Lorton, a brown-eyed Ash
land High junior, has been chosen
Demolay Sweetheart for Ashland.
This popular yell-leader will
compete in the district finals with
the other local winners on Satur
day, April 11. At this time, she
will give a 5-6 minute autobio
graphical talk concerning her
main interests, her life, the sub
jects she is taking in school and
whu they are important for her.
Pat will also be judged on poise,
talent, and on a scrapbook which
she is required to make. The
district winner will go to Salem
to compete for the title of State
Demolay Sweetheart.
Kathy Rucker, Tim Thompson
Chosen Most Valuable Students
Kathy Rucker and Tim Thomp-1
son have been named first place
winners in this year's Most Valu
able Student Contest. The annual
contest is sponsored by the local
Elks' Lodge and was judged by
local businessmen.
Each candidate in the local
contest was required to prepare
a folder containing a transcript,
letters of recommendation, list of
activities and honors, and a per
sonal statement from the candi
date as well as from his parents.
The folders were then judged
on the following basis: scholar
ship 60 per cent; financial
need 10 per cent; activities
10 per cent; personality and lead
ership 10 per cent; persever
ance and resourcefulness 10
per cent.
Placed Third
As first place winners in the
local contest, Kathy and Tim rep
resented Ashland High in the Dis
trict competition at which time
they were given a personal inter
view and judged against the other
first place winners from the var
ious schools in the district.
Durinj the personal interviews
the contestants were asked what I "Would you quit college to get
their goals in life were. The girls married?" and "Would you try to
were asked such questions as I combine a career with marriage?
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