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05/02/20 - NNHS Newsletter
Jump!

Mama exhorted her children at every
opportunity to 'jump at the sun.'
We might not land on the sun, but
at least we would get off the ground.”

- Zora Neale Hurston
(07 Jan 1891 - 28 Jan 1960 )

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,   

   Van Halen?!? Okay.....  

BONUS - Jump - Van Halen, 1984


From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jump_%28Van_Halen_song%29

"Jump" is a song released on December 21, 1983 by the American rock group Van Halen. It is the only single the group released in their career to reach number one on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.[1] It was released in 1984 as the second track on the album 1984. The song breaks the mold of earlier Van Halen songs, mainly in its rolling synth line (played on an Oberheim OB-Xa), although the song contains the standard Eddie Van Halen guitar solo, which Eddie claims as his favorite solo he never wrote. This refers to the fact that the producer spliced parts of two different takes to create the one heard in the song.

"Jump" may be Van Halen's most popular and instantly recognizable composition, perhaps because its sound embodies the key aspects of both of the two genres of popular music most associated with the 1980s in America: synth-driven pop and "arena"-style metal. It was inspired by famed martial artist Benny Urquidez, of whom David Lee Roth was a student. The song changed the future and style of Van Halen from being a predominantly hard rock band to one of more radio-oriented popular music...


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday today to   Billy Turner ('65) of TX AND    My Granddaughter, Rachel Harty (Collinsville HS, IL - '14) of UT!

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to Jimmy Lamb ('63) of VA AND   Pauline Collins Shofner ('65) of VA!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

04 - Wanda Hodge Underwood ('57) AND  Charlie Snead ('64) of NC;

05 - Jane Penn Clark ('57) AND Tom Jones (Warwick HS - '60) of VA;

06 - Patsy Lewis Hancock ('57) AND    Norman Olshansky ('64) of FL AND   Van Rowell ('65) of NC;

07 - Judy Abbott Copes ('57);

08 -  Frank Gibson ('63) of VA;
09 -
Patty Andrews Mays ('61) of VA!
 

   Many Happy Returns to You All!


350 YEARS AGO TODAY:

May 02, 1670 - King Charles II of England granted a permanent charter to the Hudson's Bay Company to open up the fur trade in North America.


100 YEARS AGO TODAY:

May 02, 1920 - The first game of the Negro National League baseball was played in Indianapolis.


THIS DAY IN WWII:

May 02, 1933 - Gleichschaltung: Adolf Hitler banned trade unions.

May 02, 1941 - Following the coup d'état against Iraq Crown Prince 'Abd al-Ilah earlier that year, the United Kingdom launched the Anglo-Iraqi War to restore him to power.

May 02, 1945 - Fall of Berlin: The Soviet Union announced the capture of Berlin and Soviet soldiers hoisted their red flag over the Reichstag building.

May 02, 1945 - Italian Campaign – General Heinrich von Vietinghoff signed the official instrument of surrender of all Wehrmacht forces in Italy.

May 02, 1945 - The US 82nd Airborne Division liberated Wöbbelin concentration camp finding 1000 dead inmates, most starved to death.

May 02, 1945 - A death march from Dachau to the Austrian border was halted by the segregated, all-Nisei 522nd Field Artillery Battalion of the U.S. Army in southern Bavaria, saving several hundred prisoners.


THIS DAY IN 1970:

May 02, 1970 - Footballer and coach Marco Walker was born in Solothurn, Switzerland.


From My Friend, Laura, of NC - 05/01/15:

“Selfless acts of service and consecration refine our spirits, remove the scales from our spiritual eyes, and open the windows of heaven. By becoming the answer to someone’s prayer, we often find the answer to our own.”

- Dieter F. Uchtdorf
(b. 06 Nov 1940)

    Thanks so much, Laura!


From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 05/02/18:
 

  Thank you, Joan!
 
 


 From Jean Poole Burton ('64) of RI - 05/01/18:

     Thanks, Jean!
 
 


  From Me ('65) of NC - 05/01/18:

 
 
 


“Beauty is less important than quality.

- Eugene Ormandy, conductor
(18 Nov 1899 - 12 Mar
1985)


 From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 05/02/20, 11:36 AM - "May" (#1 and 2 in a series of 16):

 
Have a wonderful month of May!

Wow, perfect timing to be seeing this. She is wise beyond her years. I so agree, but wish I knew this 25 years ago. The point on the power of words, is 100 percent right! This is geared to women, but the same applies to me. It's just women were in the background for so long the upward momentum is going to need to be focused on for a while. Strong and loving men will not only get this, they will applaud it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqM4KxTwpms 
Alicia Keys- Top 10 Rules For Self Love
Listen to number 5, if nothing else. Mild curse words, but it's on TV, so not over the top.

= Cuteness Overload =

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7i-TV45lQE 
Killing In The Name Of - Cover By Audrey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bWXazVhlyxQ 
Rage Against The Machine - Killing In The Name Of
This is the original version and metal, so although it is one of their best songs, not sure all will like. You will however be able to see how the song sounds, before the cute cover.

   OOH! Thank you, Shari! 

 
 


BONUS JUMPSUIT CROCHET PATTERNS:

Deborah Kitts' Long Preemie Jumpsuit

Debbie Murray's Baby Jumpsuits - plus more!

Lollipop Romper by Ayarina


BONUS JUMPER KNIT PATTERNS:

Bug Warmer Jumper

Baby Poonam Sweater


BONUS JUMP UP AND KISS THE COOK RECIPES:

http://www.food.com/recipe-finder/all/jump


 


FINALLY:
From
www.ajokeaday.com - 05/01/15:

If pros are opposite of cons; that means congress is the opposite of progress.


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 04/11/20

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http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11



  
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! 
We'll Always Have Buckroe!

                          Love to all, Carol
 

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"Never underestimate
the power of a drop
in the bucket."

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Jump

Written by Eddie Van Halen (b. 26 Jan 1955), Alex Van Halen (b. 08 May 1953),
Michael Anthony
(b. 20 June 1954), and David Lee Roth (b. 10 Oct 1954)

Recorded by Van Halen, 1983

Owwww!
I get up, and nothin' gets me down
You got it tough, I've seen the toughest around
And I know, baby, just how you feel
You got to roll with the punches and get to what's real

Ah, can't ya see me standin' here
I got my back against the record machine
I ain't the worst that you've seen
Ah, can't ya see what I mean?

Ah, might as well jump. Jump!
Might as well jump
Go ahead an' jump. Jump!
Go ahead and jump

Ow-oh! Hey, you! Who said that? Baby, how you been?
You say you don't know, you won't know until you begin

So can't ya see me standing here
I got my back against the record machine
I ain't the worst that you've seen
Ah, can't ya see what I mean?

Ah, might as well jump. Jump!
Go ahead and jump
Might as well jump. Jump!
Go ahead and jump
Jump!

(Guitar Solo)

Might as well jump. Jump!
Go ahead and jump
Get it in, jump. Jump!
Go ahead and jump
Jump! Jump! Jump! Jump!

 


"Jump" midi courtesy of http://rock.mididb.com/vanhalen/ - 05/02/06

"Jump" lyrics courtesy of http://www.sing365.com/music/Lyric.nsf/Jump-lyrics-Van-Halen/CEB0E6E3EB52BAF348256BC700055FF0 - 05/02/06

Animated Jump Shot Image courtesy of http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/low/other_sports/basketball/4183936.stm - 05/02/06

Animated Blue Arrows Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars1.html - 05/02/06

Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!

Collinsville High School (IL) Logo courtesy of http://www.kahoks.org/chs/ - 09/22/07

Animated Rolling Cat clip art courtesy of http://www.cybergata.com/anim.htm - page 14 - 11/14/09

Jeffrey Holman's Image "A Drop in the Bucket" courtesy of https://tearsfromalonelygod.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/a-drop-in-the-bucket - 05/23/16

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