“The most important service rendered by the press and the magazines is that
of educating people to approach printed matter with distrust.”
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
This issue will conclude our Marching through March mini-series.
There's no bonus video today; I seem to have a real knack for the obscure.....
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Alex Nicol (February '49) AND Webb Edwards ('57) AND Don Jett (NNHS / Warwick HS - '60) of FL AND Tina Crowder Adderholdt ('65) of NC AND Ivan Anker ('67) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Harold Smith ('57)!
Happy Birthday this
04 - Robert Workman ('57) AND Sylvia Hall Hammond ('66) of UT;
06 - Gerald Leonard ('66) of VA AND Aaron (Hank) Smith ('69);
07 - Marc Snyder ('65) of NC!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
From Dora Colton Ellis ('69) of VA ? - 03/29/09 and 03/30/09- "The Alma Mater of NNHS":
Would you have the music to The Alma Mater of NNHS? We are going to have our 40-Year Reunion this September and I would love to remember the music to the alma mater if you know someone who has the music.
Thanks so much for your help. Hope you have a good day.
Thanks, Dora! I do have some good news for you - and everyone else, as well!.
Both Al Simms ('60) of VA and I (or rather My #6 Son, Dale Harty - Hillsboro HS, IL / American School, IL - '02 - of MA) created midis of the Alma Mater which are included on the site. As our impressions were completely different, so are the midis, but you may hear our interpretations here:
Hmmm. I'm 97.3% certain that I posted Al's midi in a very reasonable, logical spot on the computer, but that may just be one of my wild imaginings, because an hour's search produced nothing of the kind. Fortunately, I've kept everything, so I'll just locate Al's original note and reprint it here.
|4. NNHSAlmaMater.jpg - Same as 3. above except in jpg format (132kb). This one would display on your website if you wanted it to. If you are going to offer it as only a download without displaying it then I suggest that you use the pdf in number 3 as it is smaller and nearly everyone has the Adobe pdf reader on their computer. Also a lot of people know nothing when it comes to jpgs.|
|NNHS Alma Mater|
WELL!!! This is extraordinarily embarrassing!This is NOT the email which I remembered, nor do I ever recall seeing this! Had I not run a mail search, I obviously NEVER would have found it! I do recall I was out of town when this note arrived two years ago, and became extremely ill as soon as I returned, and stayed that way for the next entire month, so I suppose maybe I did nothing at all - certainly nothing encompassing all this!
Al, I'm so sorry - thank you so very much for all your work on this!!! What a gift to us all!
Thank you, Dora, for your query! Otherwise, I would never have recovered this!
Al's midi is now attached here - along with the sheet music (which is also a perfectly reasonable logical place, but if anyone ever encounters it elsewhere on the site, DO please let me know where!):
http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/saunders-stadium.html- Okay, this is NOT the midi of Al's I remember hearing (even in a daze) two years ago. I must be quite insane.....
http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/nnhs.html- The sheet music is here as well.
As soon as my resident tech-reppie is available, I'll attach those links to the .pdf files there as well.
There will surely be several in attendance at your reunion who remember the tune, even if they cannot read music. It is generally led by any former cheerleaders in attendance, and as your reunion is an open one (bless your sweet hearts!), chances are excellent that you will have a few there.
By the way, Arthur Hundley, Class of 1937, who composed the Alma Mater, passed away on 09/02/08. His Memorial Newsletter is here:
From Eric Huffstutler (Bethel HS - '75) of VA - 03/30/09 - "Bi-Lo Super Market":
OK guys, I have a nostalgia trivia question and
hope someone may have photos of this?
Does anyone remember the Be-Lo Store that was off of Marshall Avenue between 37th and 39th Streets?
It looks like they pulled out years ago and not quite sure what is there going by the Google Street Maps shots but it looks pretty run down whatever it is.
During the day when Seven Oaks and Marshall Courts apartments were still middle class blue collar public housing, it was "the" grocery store to go to and was an easy walk. A railroad track ran right behind it crossing Marshall Avenue and a creek ran parallel to it. We played as kids along those tracks flattening pennies, catching tadpoles, minnows, and crayfish in spill creek, and rode our bicycles along the loading ramps and up and down the streets.
The store gave S&H green stamps and not sure but think they gave you an option for Gold Bond stamps too? I do know they had giveaway games shoppers would participate in like Be-Lo Bingo and Jerry Sandford of WVEC would host it before he changed into his Bungles the Clown outfit.
"It's a Be-Lo Bar-gain!"
The extent of the loss of my brain cells is all too apparent throughout today's Newsletter. Nevertheless, I shall create a new page for this Be-lo Store on Our Old Stomping Grounds before the next edition!
When I was just starting out, I was a certified sponsoring wussy.
The BEST Pooper Scooper Ever...
Just Call Me Tubby
Gotta go Go GO to the bathroom frequently?
Dude, get it before it's gone! (yep, the 80's have made a comeback)
A great fertilizer you already make at home
Ain't that the truth
How to be present at the moment of Death
Snoring.. not the heavy breathing I was hoping for
No more sticky rice
Having a chicken brain type of day?
Millionaire spills his guts
Why I make money and you don't
The great candy bar debate
Well I'll be damned I was scammed
Going batty-need I say more???
Scum spammer/scammer and other hidden agendas
If you're fat and you know it clap your hands
Banga Wanga Moocha Moolah
Wanna be a geek?
Flush Up To 20 LBs From Your Colon
HA HA HA I told you
|We heart this!
Are you ready for Christmas, this Spring? (What? Guess that is the economy talking.)
The attack of the saddist clown
Calcium NO BONES about it
Jeremiah was a bullfrog but what are you?
Hocus Pocus hear me now
Make your phone happy.....gimme a call
Sweet barvarian type torture
warts} here, there and everywhere
MOVE OVER TUPPERWARE
Tired of being a turkey?
WILD GIGGLES! And an amazing number of my emails these days seem to be originating with "Me"! I had no idea that I had so much spare time on my hands that I could be spamming myself! Thanks, Shari!
From Linda May Bond Crayton ('66) of VA - 03/30/09 - " Warwick Gardens":
The Warwick Gardens page is rather sad so this should start things up.
This is my inheritance. Under the double windows of our living room mother kept a line of book cases (she was an avid reader) where she had on display all of these red vases. As you can see they are lovely when the sun shines through. This is mine. It is some fifty years old.
I hope people are not embarrassed to have lived there; we were coming out of a recession and into a baby boom and I feel our parents did the best they could.
|Tuesday, August 5, 2008|
Harold Waters ('65) (31 May 1947 - 24 Feb 2001) was one of my friends from Warwick Gardens. I loved him for just who he was.
Thanks, Linda May!Our subscribers seem largely (to me, anyway!) to be fiercely proud of their old neighborhoods, whether they were modest or luxurious. I personally cannot recall who else lived in Warwick Gardens. Maybe the others who did are just not included among our readers, although that seems rather far-fetched.
Perhaps we can persuade our Wizard of Wonderment Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA, to snag a couple of shots of the apartments for us the next chance he has.
Okay, I'll be honest; I cannot even recall where Warwick Gardens was located, even though I recall the name quite clearly. (I'm also the one who has no recollection whatsoever of Thomas Jefferson School, and took three months or so of heavy prompting to remember the fire station right around the corner from NNHS, so this is indicative of absolutely nothing pertinent to the issue.)
Now back to that gorgeous red
loved ruby red glass ever since I was a bitty baby girl; I didn't know that
you did, too! Your vase looks spectacular with your red walls!
In view of the fact that our 40th (ruby) wedding anniversary is approaching in August, and the pieces were rather small anyway, I was able to justify bringing my ruby red collection from over the years with me back to Illinois. Here are a few of my favorites, though because they're not in front of a window, their true beauty is not actually revealed in these shots.
|Wednesday, February 14, 2007||Monday, January 7, 2008|
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 03/30/09 - "Some E-mail Fun":
Put in whatever you want and character will say it back. Free text character.
Instant oracle--free coin toss, I ching, tarot and more.
COOL! I especially like the downloadable -printable Giant Hug Certificate! Thanks again, Shari!
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 03/26/09 - "Picture Messages (#3 in a series of 5)":
Have a nice weekend.
COOL! Thanks, Shari!
DATES TO REMEMBER:
1. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, April 23, 24, and 25, 2009 - The Class of 1954 will hold its 55-Year Reunion. For details, contact Dr. Harry Simpson at 804-694-0346 or email him at email@example.com - CLASS OF 19542. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, May 15, 16, and 17, 2009 - The Hampton High School Class of 1964 will hold its 45-Year Reunion at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. For details, see: www.hamptonhigh1964.com - HAMPTON HIGH SCHOOL - CLASS OF 1964
3. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 4, 5 and 6 (Labor Day Weekend), 2009 -The Class of 1969 will hold its 40-Year Reunion at the Point Plaza Hotel, Newport News, VA. For details, see: http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/reunion2009-69.html and contact Jean Baker Howell at firstname.lastname@example.org - OPEN TO ALL NNHS ALUMNI
4. Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 18, 19, and 20, 2009 - The Warwick High School Class of 1959 will hold its 50-Year Reunion at the Marriott Newport News at City Center, Newport News, VA. For details, contact WHSREUNION1959@aol.com.
5.Friday and Saturday, October 9 and 10, 2009 - The Class of 1964 will hold its 45-Year Reunion at the Newport News Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News, VA 23606: For details, see: http://www.nnhs65.00freehost.com/reunion2009-64.html - CLASS OF 1964
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http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 01/09/09
Y'all take care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
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The Detroit Free Press March
W. Paris Chambers,
(01 Nov 1854 - 13 Nov 1913)
"The Detroit Free Press March" midi (sequenced by Keith Otis Edwards) courtesy of http://www.kunstderfuge.com/classical/c.htm - 03/26/09
The Detroit Free Press Logo courtesy of http://barrylou.com/whatTheyreSaying.html - 03/30/09
Images of the antique Daily Press Presses taken by the Webmistress in Newport News, VA on 07/09/07
Red Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars33.html - 03/30/09
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 missing...)
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of
American School Logo courtesy of http://www.americanschoolofcorr.com/grads.asp - 09/05/06
Embarrassed Smiley clip art courtesy of http://www.pdclipart.org/displayimage.php?album=108&pos=96 - 03/01/09
School's Bruin clip art courtesy of Eric Huffstutler (Bethel HS - '75) of VA -
03/22/06 (replaced 02/23/09)
Smiley Face clip art courtesy of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 02/27/09
Animated Navy Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of
10/02/05 (still missing...)
Replaced courtesy of http://www.hamptonhigh1964.com - 02/17/09
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