06/02/10 - NNHS Newsletter -
Sir Edward Elgar's 153rd Birthday
“There is music in the air, music all around us,
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Today marks the fourth year we've celebrated Elgar's birthday here, but with a different composition each time:
http://nnhs65.com/06-02-07-NNHS-Elgars-150th-Birthday.html - featuring Land of Hope and Glory
http://nnhs65.com/06-02-08-NNHS-Elgars-151st-Birthday.html - featuring the Enigma Variations
http://nnhs65.com/06-02-09-NNHS-Elgars-152nd-Birthday.html - featuring Chanson de Matin
BONUS - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWZOOaKdSOQ - Elgar's Imperial March - The Mormon Tabernacle Pipe Organ
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Jerry Blanchard ('62) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Gail Kiger Bonsey (Ferguson HS - '73) of OR!
Happy Birthday this week to:
Raoul Weinstein ('57) of FL AND
Hudson ('64) of VA;
05 - Brian Blakley (Cheyenne HS, NV - '04) of NV (now in school in UT);
06 - Robert Helmintoller ('57)
Bertha Smith Zacharias ('57);
07 - From Fred Field (June '45) of CA AND Al Simms ('60) of VA AND Donnie Morris ('67) of VA!
Many Happy Returns to You All!
TODAY IN WWII:
|June 02, 1941 - The Massacre of Kondomari: German
civilians in the village of
Kondomari. The shooting was the first of a long series of mass
was orchestrated by
Kurt Student, in retaliation for the participation of Cretans in the
Battle of Crete which had ended with the surrender of the island
only two days earlier. Men, women and children were forced to gather in
the village square. Then, a number of hostages was selected among the
men while women and children were released. The hostages were led to the
surrounding olive groves and later fired upon in cold blood. The exact
number of the victims is unclear. According to German records, a total
of 23 men were killed but other sources raise the toll to about 60.
June 02, 1944 - The United States began "shuttle bombing" in Operation Frantic. The operation was created solely to destroy Germany's war economy.
TODAY IN 1965:
Wednesday, June 02, 1965 - Autobiographer and journalist Jim Knipfel was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
Wednesday, June 02, 1965 - Cricketer fraternal twin brothers Steve Waugh and Mark Waugh were born in Canterbury, New South Wales, Australia.
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 05/31/10 - "R.I.P.":
|Paul Gray - April 8,
1972 – May 24, 2010 age 38
Art Linkletter - July 17, 1912 – May 26, 2010 age 97
Gary Coleman - February 8, 1968 – May 28, 2010 age 42
Dennis Hopper May 17, 1936 – May 29, 2010 age 74
Here is a video of Paul Gray--(not to give preference to him), but on Wikipedia they only show him masked...what slipknot is known for. Ahh - got to me bad, seeing Corey Taylor crying. I at one time did not enjoy this band as I have since I quit trying to read into things. He was just a humble guy.
Thank you, Shari!
From Paul Dobie ('66) of CO - 05/30/10
God is going to shift things around for you today and let things work in your
|Thank you for all of these delightful images - and the prayers, Paul! Blessing to you and your, too!|
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 05/31/10 - "The Money Bear":
|This was sent to me in
another language, but not hard to get the drift.
Please send back to me as we all need good luck and financial blessings. It's worth a try!
All the times that you
receive this BEAR, comes to your life a lot of love, a lot of Money
extra or a good news, therefore I have muchisisima FAITH!
Thanks again, Shari! Apart from any attendant blessings, I found both the image and the wording to be quite charming!
From My Niece, Shari, of VA - 05/31/10 - "For Tuesday":
|"There's a new nasal spray that uses the
'cuddle hormone' oxytocin to help men feel more affectionate. I thought
I was clearing my sinuses with Afrin, and I ended up spooning with my
- Jimmy Fallon
GIGGLES! Thanks again, Shari!
From Linda May Bond Crayton ('66) of VA - 06/01/10 - "5/31 letter":
So happy to see you feeling better!
Your letter today was really nice. Enjoyed it a lot - thanks to everyone, too.
Linda May '66
"Feeling better?" Did I say that?!? Hmmm. Well, um, I do have occasional "good" days (relatively speaking), but I'm rather beginning to think my warranty has expired.....
Thanks, Linda May! I'm so glad you enjoyed the Holiday Edition!
From Wayne Stokes ('65) of VA - 06/01/10 - "For those of us who remember........":
don't have to use "four letter words" to be funny! Just go back and
remember and enjoy!!
THOSE OF US WHO REMEMBER ..............AND THOSE WHO JUST ENJOY A GOOD LAUGH
Q. Paul, what
is a good reason for pounding meat?
AMEN! Thanks, Wayne Honey!
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.
FromArcaMax Jokes - 06/01/10:
As a nightclub owner, I hired a pianist and a drummer to entertain my customers. After several performances, I discovered the drummer had walked away with some of my valuables. I notified police, who arrested him.
Desperate for another drummer, I called a friend who knew some musicians. "What happened to the drummer you had?" he asked me.
"I had him arrested," I replied.
My friend paused for a second and asked, "Wow...How badly did he play?"
DATES TO REMEMBER:
|1. Saturday, June 12,
2010 - George Wythe
Schools Closing Celebration.
Contact Glory Gill (Wythe school nurse) at 727-2965 /
with any questions or to contribute old memories -
OPEN TO PUBLIC
2. 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
3. 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
4. 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
5. Friday and Saturday, October 15 and 16, 2010 - The NNHS Class of 1965 will hold its 45-Year Reunion. For details, contact Dave Arnold at firstname.lastname@example.org - OPEN TO ALL CLASSES, HOSTED BY THE CLASS OF 1965
6. Saturday, April 30, 2011 - The NNHS Class of 1954 will have a LUNCHEON. Mickey Marcella email@example.com (757) 249-3800, Betty Hamby Neher, firstname.lastname@example.org (757) 898-5099 and Dr. Harry Simpson email@example.com (804) 694-0346 will be the team leaders. - CLASS OF 1954
7. Saturday, July 9, 2011 (6:30 PM - 11:30 PM) - The Class of 1971 will hold its 40-Year Reunion at Point Plaza Suites and Conference Hotel, 950 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News. For details, contact Richard Rawls at: Richard@Rawls.com - CLASS OF 1971
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 06/01/10
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 08/04/09
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
Sir Edward Elgar, 1897, written to celebrate Queen Victoria's Diamond
(2 June 1857 - 23 Feb 1934)
Elgar's "Imperial March" midi (sequenced by Robert Finley) courtesy of http://www.classicalmidiconnection.com/cmc/elgar.html - 06/02/10
First Elgar Image courtesy of
Second Elgar Image courtesy of http://www.naxos.com/composerinfo/302.htm - 06/02/07
Gold Leaf Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/nevr2l82/bars4.html - 01/05/06
Animated "NEW" clip art courtesy of
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Ferguson High School's Anchor clip art courtesy of Steve Silsby (FHS - '72) of NC - 12/14/05
Cheyenne High School (NV) Desert Shields Logo courtesy of http://www.ccsd.net/schools/cheyenne/sports.htm- 02/05/08
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
Animated Sickly Smiley clip art courtesy of http://www.allfreeclipart.com/smiley.html - 06/02/10
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