03/30/10 - NNHS Newsletter -
“In every generation each
person should feel as though she or he
- The Hagaddah
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Today is the first full day of Passover, but of course it began last night at sundown, and we celebrate it together each year.
http://nnhs65.com/04-02-07-NNHS-Passover-Wishes.html - Your Homework and Bonus Recipes are here!
http://nnhs65.com/04-19-08-NNHS-Passover-Wishes.html - Your Extra Credit Bonus Videos are repeated from here - with one exception. One of these videos was no longer available, so I added a new one last year to keep a total of seven.
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Syta-9hZYs&NR=1 - Happy Passover!
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hR8Lei9grg0 - Celebrate Passover- Exodus from Egypt
BONUS #3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awl1KCo_oZ0 - The Passover Seder Symbols Song - Parody Lyrics by Barry Levy (I hope this lighthearted song isn't considered disrespectful; a little knowledge is a dangerous thing...)
BONUS #4 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAR2uOOW7eM&NR=1 - Moscow Male Jewish Cappella - Yerushalaim Shel Zahav F
BONUS #5 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlIJOAZ1pak&NR=1 - Ofra Haza - Yerushalaim Shel Zahav (Jerusalem of Gold), 1998 - WOWZERONI!!
BONUS #6 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2gvMZhMewtA - Passover in Vienna, 1947 - Never Forget (very moving)
BONUS #7 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxiV9sAtQAI - Why This Passover is Different - NEW LAST YEAR - A Must See!
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Alex Nicol (February '49) of VA AND Webb Edwards ('57) AND Don Jett (NNHS / WHS - '60) of FL AND Tina Crowder Adderholdt ('65) of VA AND Ivan Anker ('67) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:01 - Harold Smith ('57);
04 - Robert Workman ('57) AND Sylvia Hall Hammond ('66) of UT;
06 - Gerald Leonard ('66) of VA AND Aaron (Hank) Smith ('69)!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
Hit #94,500 was made on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at 7:13 AM by Shirley Eanes Matthews ('66) of VA. HOORAY! We have a winner!
After going to your site umpteen thousand times, I finally hit the lucky number! 94,500!!!!! Hooray!
YESTERDAY IN WWII:
March 29, 1941
Royal Navy and
Royal Australian Navy forces defeated those of the
Regia Marina off the
Peloponnesian coast of
Battle of Cape Matapan.
March 29, 1945 - Last day of V-1 flying bomb attacks on England.
THIS DAY IN WWII:
|March 30, 1941 - The German Afrika Korps under General Erwin
Rommel began its first offensive against British forces in Libya.
March 30, 1944 - The U.S. fleet attacked Palau, near the Philippines.
March 30, 1945 - Soviet Union forces invaded Austria and took Vienna; Polish and Soviet forces liberated Gdańsk.
YESTERDAY IN 1965:
Monday, March 29, 1965 - Astronaut
was born in
Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
Monday, March 29, 1965 - Athelete Voula Patoulidou (Παρασκευή "Βούλα" Πατουλίδου) was born inTripotamo, near Florina, Greece.
Monday, March 29, 1965 - Astrophysicist Emilios T. Harlaftis(Αιμίλιος Χαρλάφτης) was born in Kiato, Greece. He died 13 Feb 2005 in Menalo, Greece in an avalanche accident.
THIS DAY IN 1965:
Tuesday, March 30, 1965 -
bomb exploded in front of the
US Embassy, Saigon, killing 22 and wounding
Tuesday, March 30, 1965 - Physician Philip Showalter Hench, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on 28 Feb 1896) died in Ocho Rios, Jamaica at the age of 69.
From Sydney Dearing ('56) of TN - 03/29/10 - "Haircut Memories":
|Years after the attached picture was taken, whenever Mom showed it, nobody would believe it was me. It is a hand tinted studio portrait. Mom had resisted all attempts to cut my hair up to this point. She didn't want to cut off my blond curls. She finally realized that she would have to consent to it sooner or later but she insisted that she have a formal picture taken before she would allow it. She said I was about one and a half years old at the time, too young to remember this incident but I do remember going to the barber shop with Dad when I was a little older.|
Back then, the barbershop was kind of a gathering place where men would sit around and talk, both before and after getting their hair trimmed (kind of like on the Andy Griffith Show). I always felt kind of special being in there with the men and older boys. Dad was always friendly and outgoing and everybody knew him. Whenever we walked in someone would always say "Here comes big Syd and little Syd." Even later when I grew to be taller than he was he was still big Syd and I was still little Syd. When it was my turn to climb up in the big chair, the barber would bring out his special seat for little kids and would lay it across the arms of the chair. I liked climbing up on the seat and having the big sheet tied around my neck but what I liked best was when the barber pumped the handle and made the chair go way up in the air so he could reach my hair. When he was finished he would spin the chair around a couple of times and stop it so I could see myself in the mirror. Then he would ask me if I thought it was okay. Dad told me I would always grin and say "Yes sir." I knew my manners and always said "yes sir" and "yes ma'am" and "thank you."
OOOH, it most certainly does, Sydney! Thanks so much!
http://nnhs65.com/Haircut-Memories.html- brand new page!
And who could blame your mama for not cutting those beautiful blond curls?? What a precious little baby you were!
From Me ('65) of IL - 03/29/10 - "Class of 1968 Updates":
For her birthday, Elizabeth Tedder Nunnally ('65 and '68) of VA sent me a copy of the excellent reunion booklet prepared for their 40-Year Reunion. Thanks again, Elizabeth!
With the help of this booklet, I was able to start on the updates for the Class of 1968. I'm not finished, of course, but you're all accustomed to that, right?!?
http://www.nnhs65.com/contact-1968.html - brand new page, about 1/3 complete (this class is HUGE!)
From David Whitley ('67) of VA - 03/29/10 - "This is good":
|Now don’t turn this off – watch it til the end – it’s not what you
David, you gorgeous creature, where do you find these outrageous things?!? Thank you so much!
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 03/28/10 - ":: Monday ::":
Eye Candy-Fractal Animation. trip to e130 with colour cycling. "sad robot"
Mesmerizing and a good song selection, as it's calm enough to not distract from the visual stimulation.
From Jane Chambers of VA - 07/01/09 AND 02/07/10 - "CNC BOOK BROCHURE & AD" AND 61-62 DECADERS ADDENDA:
Contact Dr. Chambers at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FINALLY:From ArcaMax Jokes - 03/29/10:
DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 16, 17, and 18, 2010 - The NNHS Class of 1953 will hold its 57-Year Reunion. For details, contact Robert Walker at email@example.com (757) 596-7722 or Betty Burns at firstname.lastname@example.org (757) 223-9488 -CLASS OF 1953
2. Saturday, April 24, 2010,11:30 AM - The NNHS Class of 1954 will hold a 56-Year Mini-Reunion Luncheon at The Chamberlin. For details, contact Mickey Marcella at email@example.com (757) 249-3800 or Betty Hamby Neher at firstname.lastname@example.org (757) 898-5099 or Dr. Harry Simpson at email@example.com (804) 694-0346 - CLASS OF 1954
3. Saturday, June 12, 2010 - George Wythe Schools Closing Celebration. Contact Glory Gill (Wythe school nurse) at 727-2965 / firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to contribute old memories - OPEN TO PUBLIC
4.Friday and Saturday, August 6 and 7, 2010 - The NNHS Class of 1970 will hold its 40-Year Reunion. Saturday night will be at the Kiln Creek Golf & Country Club. For details, contact Carol Comer Cutler at email@example.com or visit the reunion website at NNHS1970Reunion.myevent.com - CLASS OF 1970
5. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, August 6, 7, and 8, 2010 - The NNHS Class of 1960 will hold its 50-Year Reunion at the Marriott Newport News at City Center. For details, contact Karen Weinstein Witte at firstname.lastname@example.org - CLASS OF 1960
6.Saturday, October 9, 2010 - The NNHS Class of 1963 will celebrate their 65th Birthdays at a Party on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at the Virginia Power Clubhouse, 1701 Waterview, Yorktown, VA from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM. For details, contact Susie Overton Jones at email@example.com. - CLASS OF 1963
7. Friday and Saturday, October 15 and 16, 2010 - The NNHS Class of 1965 will hold its 45-Year Reunion at the Point Plaza Hotel, 950 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23601. For details, contact Dave Arnold at firstname.lastname@example.org. OPEN TO ALL CLASSES, HOSTED BY THE CLASS OF 1965
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 03/19/10
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 02/21/10
Y'all take care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat
To donate, click on the Donate Button on the left,
or just mail it to my home. Thanks! email@example.com
Yerushalaim Shel Zahav
Avir harim tsalul kayayin
Nisa beruach ha'arbayim
Im kol pa'amonim
Uvtardemat ilan va'even
Ha'ir asher badad yoshevet
Yerushalayim she zahav
Veshel nechoshet veshel or
Halo lechol shirayich ani kinor (2x)
Eicha yavshu borot hamayim
Kikar hashuk reika
Ve'ein poked et Har Habayit
Uvam'arot asher basela
Ve'ein yored el Yam Hamelach
Ach bevo'i hayom lashir lach
Velach likshor ketarim
Katonti mitze'ir banayich
Ki shmech tsorev et hasfatayim
Im eshkachech Yerushalayim
Asher kula zahav
Chazarnu el borot hamayim
Shofar korei beHar Habayit
Uvam'arot asher basela
Alfei shmashot zorchot
Veshuv nered el Yam Hamelach
Jerusalem of Gold
The air of the mountains is as clear as wine
And the fragrance of the pine trees
Is lifted upon the evening breeze
With the ringing of the bells
And in the deep sleep of the tree and the stone
Held captive in a dream
The city which sits alone
And in her heart, a wall
Jerusalem of gold
And of copper and of light
For all of your songs
I am the harp
How the water cisterns have dried up
The city square is empty
Nobody goes up to the Temple Mount
In the Old City
And in the caves of the rocks
And no one goes down to the Dead Sea
Upon the Jericho Road
Jerusalem of gold...
Although I come to sing to you today
And to tie crowns upon you
I am less than the youngest of your sons
And the last of the sweet singers
For your name singes the lips
Like the kiss of the serpent
If I forget thee, oh Jerusalem
She is completely golden
Jerusalem of gold...
We have returned to the water cisterns
To the marketplace and the square
A shofar calls out on the Temple Mount
In the Old City
And in the caves in the rocks
A thousand suns shine forth
And again we will go down to the Dead Sea
Upon the Jericho Road
Jerusalem of gold...
"Yerushalaim Shel Zahav (Jerusalem of Gold)" midi and lyrics courtesy
of http://www.greatjewishmusic.com/Midifiles/Yom_Haatzmaut/JerusalemGold.html - 04/18/08
Passover Image courtesy of http://www.cinnamonhearts.com/PassoverSeder.htm - 04/18/08
Image of the Star Larvae used to form Divider Line courtesy of http://www.starlarvae.org/SL_EL_Adon.html - 04/08/08
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Page Hit Counter clip art courtesy of http://www.bravenet.com - 03/07/06
Marine Corps Seal clip art
courtesy of the late
Herbert Hice of MI
- one of my
Famous Marines who served in the South
Pacific during WWII.
Thanks again, Herbie!
Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06
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