|Paper||Brigham Young High School Student Newspapers|
|Rights||No Copyright - United States (NoC-US)|
|Publisher||Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah|
|Paper||Brigham Young High School Student Newspapers|
! Cat lb Vol. 8, No. 3 1 Santa Comes Provo, Utah . Dec. 15, 1950 CHRISTMAS SEASON BRINGS GALA ACTIVITIES High Students Leave School Dec. 15 For Last Time This Year B. Y. The Christmas season began December 1, when the teachers got the "spirit of giving," giving term tests, that is. They don t need Christmas for that though, so it really began with a parade led by a big man in a red suit, standing by eight prancing reindeer attached to a sleigh lull of toys. . . Guess Who?!!! The different schools of the city participated in the parade which went from Fifth West on Center to Eighth North on University avenue. A large audience, made up of a majority of children, watched the parade and the turning on of the Christmas lights. B. Y. High entered a big made by Darrell Harwood, Rapheal Andrus, Gary Brown, and was under tiie direction of Mr. Gunn. At 4 oclock the Wildcat bas- jack-in-the-bo- x Events Calendar Appears m Corridor "A good idea! someone 4 . i r-- l .y T , Mighty Seniors Hop. Ready be Mistletoe the Magic will theme for the coming Senior Hop. This big event will take place December 18, starting at 9 oclock in the Social hall, which will be glowing with silver and green lights. Wes Barrys band will take care of the musical part for the evening. The dance will be with no corsages, and the price will be one dollaT per couple. It will be the last dance of the year and promises to be a good semi-form- al one. Thespians Slate New Year Frolic Thespians Slate New Years Frolic Among holiday activities for B. Y. High students, will be the gala ball planned by the Thespians for the evening of January 1. Kent Kerby, president of the troop, urges students and faculty to attend because the affair will be a highlight of the social year and well worth the $1.00 per couple ticket. The dance will begin at 8:30 in the east part of the upper campus Social Hall. semi-form- al . To Town Problems of Democracy Slate Radio Plays In connection with the studying of government, the Problems of Democracy class is undertaking the task of presenting a series of radio plays. Radio station K.O.V. Why didnt think of it before? "Now Ill know what's going on around here." These are but a few of the praises shouted in the direction of the Quill and Scroll Reminder recenty put up in the entrance hall of the high school building. The bulletin board, with black felt and changeable white letters, is one of the Quill and Scroll projects and is unde the charge of Ben Haws and Wester Potter. It will name the time and place of coming events. A number of students have already received birthday cards from this journalism club which issues greetings to Y High population with birthdays from December through May. Joetta Billings and Rosalie Hall, Quill and Scroll members, are busy compiling a student directory which is due for publication soon after the Christmas vaca-- . tion. . turned victorious over the Rabbits with a score of It was called a slumber party but not much slumber w.as had by the girls Friday night. While the boys were playing for victory, the B. Y. High girls were making their beds on the floor of 250 A. Well! Fun was had by all in both 87-6- 4. places. The seniors are to have their big dance December 18. Yes, its time .again for the Senior Hop. Everyone come out and enjoy it. The studentbody is to be thanked for the Christmas tree in the hall. After all, it wouldnt be Christmas without a tree. These are only a few of the many festive activities that will be enjoyed by the students. The paper isnt big enough to write of all the many things they will be doing during the holidays. There will be skiing, skating, visiting, digging Center, sleigh riding, and staying home. On December 15, the students of B. Y. High will leave the old school house for the last time this year. Dont cheer too much, though, because on Jan. 2, 1951 another year begins with a lot more work, play, and surprises. The paper staff wants to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Journalism Meet Held Brigham Young High schools newspaper staff were among the many who attended the annual Journalism conference, which was held at B.Y.U. December 2. Newspaper youths from three neighboring states who attended the conference heard such well known people speak as the famed Dr. Sterling B. Talmage, Deseret News editor; Bob Cutler, Deseret News promotion manager; and Jean Programs for the Wildcat sea- bune Bickmore, Salt Lake Trispecial reporter. son cage encounters will also be the and Six available, courtesy $25 scholarships were Quill Scroll. Jean Anderson is direct- to winners of the news andgiven editorial contests by the Deseret ing this channel of labor. will broadcast them every Saturday afternoon beginning sometime in February. The plays will be on subjects that pertain to our government and how we obtain our rights and privileges. The first drama will be about the Bill of Rights iand how George Mason fought to make them the first ten amendments to our Constitution. There will be a total of 13 plays on similar subjects. The radio time, amounting to a sum of $2,700 is being donated by K.O. $2,700 is being dwonated by K.O. Seventy-on- e V.O. Cost of time and equipment purchasing yearbooks. will be about $3,000. per cent of the seventh grade bought yearbooks; the eighth grade 77 per cent; the ninth grade Congratulations 100 per cent; the tenth grade 91 cent; the eleventh grade 93 per Studentbody per cent; and the thelfth grade As the yearbook sales come to a 91 per cent. Our congratulations close for the 1950-5- 1 yearbook go to the ninth grade for their exthere has been a total of 279 cellent support in the yearbook yearbooks sold, giving a total of drive and their fine display of 86 per cent of the studentbody school spirit. O. kethall team, who were picked by Coach Dixon and now have a new coach, Don Snow, left on their journey to Delta. They re- News and Tribune-Telegra- Sterling Loveland, sports editor of the Yld Cat, won honorable mention for one of his clever sports articles. Visitors from junior colleges and high schools were shown through the B. Y. U. press and the campus radio station KBYU. They also viewed old newspapers which were displayed in the Joseph Smith building. Some of these newspapers dated back as far as the Civil War.