lucky you - your browser doesnt play annoying midis

The Child Health Site   Provide free mammograms!   The Hunger Site    
06/09/18 - NNHS Newsletter -
Cole Porter's 127th Birthday

“My sole inspiration is a telephone call from a director.”
(press interview Feb. 8, 1955)

-
Cole Porter
 (09 June 1891 - 15 Oct 1964)

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   We try to repeat today's birthday celebration here every year because I am one of Cole Porter's biggest fans.

BONUS - Cole Porter Tribute


HOMEWORK:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cole_Porter

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/database/porter_c.html


REUNION REMINDER:

   The NNHS Class of 1965 is holding its Belated 70th Birthday Celebration at The Cove Restaurant in City Center (across the fountain from the Marriott Hotel), Newport News tonight from 6:00 to 9:00 PM. No admission cost; run your own food and beverage tab.

   RSVPs should have been made by May 01 to Lynn Walker Brothers at brothersbc@msn.com, 757-595-4116 or Pauline Collins Shofner at pcshofner@verizon.net, 757-595-1965.

   Y'all have fun!


THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:

   Happy Birthday tomorrow to     Sydney Dearing ('56) of TN AND the late Eileen Casey Sparkman  (Ferguson HS - '68) (deceased 16 Aug 2011)!

   Happy Birthday this week to:

11 - Joan Warren Smith ('63) AND  Butch Corson ('63) of Northern VA;

12 - Cynthia Clontz Mears ('57);

14 - The United States Army - 1775 AND   the late Rosalee Will Jecmenek ('65) (d. 20 July 2013) AND Cindy _____ Konstant of VA (Wife of   George Konstant - '65 of VA) AND  Linda McKenna Sivilich of PA AND    My Grandson, Buckley Harty of CA;

16 - Jane Hoffman ('57) AND  Kay Walker Gray ('57) of VA AND    Nancy Dearing Berry ('62) of TX

   Many Happy Returns to You All!

http://www.nnhs65.com/Happy-Birthday.html


THIS DAY IN WWII:

June 09, 1940 - Norway surrendered to the Nazis.

June 09, 1944 - 99 civilians were hung from lampposts and balconies by German troops in Tulle, France, in reprisal for maquisards attacks.

June 09, 1944 - The Soviet Union invaded East Karelia and the previously Finnish part of Karelia, occupied by Finland since 1941. Russia was fighting to gain back territory that had been ceded to it under the terms of the Treaty of Moscow of 1940.

June 09, 1995 - Japan's parliament passed a controversial resolution designed to atone for the country's role in World War II.


THIS DAY IN 1960:

Thursday, June 09, 1960 - The Newport News High School Class of 1960 was graduated.

   
I've attached scans of the invitation, program and tickets for Commencement Exercises for the Class of 1960. 
Commencement took place on Thursday, June 9, 1960 at 8 pm. Please note a typo - the program says

Friday
, June 9th but commencement was actually on Thursday, June 9th.
 
I also have the invitation for the "Graduation Dance at Newport News High School Cafeteria" for Thursday, June 9, 1960,
from 10 pm to 1 am; a ticket and program for the Junior-Senior Prom "Misty" for June 3, 1960, from 9 pm to 12 m,
(as well as my corsage); and a program for the Commencement Service at NNHS on Sunday, June 5, 1960, at 5 pm.
These are all in one big album with pictures from the 15th, 20th, 25th, 30th, 35th, 40th, and 45th reunions of the Class of 60!
 

Courtesy of Karen Weinstein Witte ('60) of FL - 07/12/06 and 08/01/06
How wonderful that you have all those treasures!!! Thanks, Karen!


THIS DAY IN 1963:

Sunday, June 09, 1963 - The Newport News High School Class of 1963 was graduated.
 
Courtesy of Susie Overton Jones ('63) of  VA - 05/30/03
Thanks, Susie!
 


THIS DAY IN 1968:

Saturday, June 09, 1968 - U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a national day of mourning following the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy.

Saturday, June 09, 1968 - High jumper and coach Niki Bakoyianni (Νίκη Μπακογιάννη) was born in Lamia, Greece.

Saturday, June 09, 1968 - Author and journalist Bernard Cronin (b. 18 Mar 1884 in Ealing, Middlesex, England) died at his home in East Camberwell, Victoria, Australia at the age of 84.


“If you really want a certain blessing, you’d better find out what the laws are that govern that blessing and then work on becoming obedient to those laws.”

- Russell M. Nelson
 (b. 09 Sept 1924)


From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 06/09/18:

  Thank you, Joan!
 
 


   From My #2 Son, Brent Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL - '90) of NC - 06/08/18 - "  Joe's (Harty - Overhills HS, NC - '22 - of NC) Eighth Grade Graduation":

Two graduations in one day and moving as well. Here is the first one. Great job, Joe, on graduating 8th grade at Overhills Middle School! On to High School!!
 
Joe Brent, Joe, and Laura Brent and Joe
     
    Great job, Joe!    


From My Daughter-in-Law, Laura Adams Harty (Cardston HS, Alberta - '95) of NC - 06/08/18 - " Alexandria's (Huber - Cold Lake HS, Alberta / Pebble Hills HS, TX / Overhills HS, NC - '18 - of NC) High School Graduation":
 

Oh my gosh! Happy graduation day, sweet Alexandria! You are starting your life and have amazing things ahead of you! Brent and I love you so much! We are so proud of what a beautiful young woman you have become! Congrats!!!
 
Alexandria Laura, Alexandria, and Brent Alexandria and Laura Alexandria
       
   Great job, Alexandria!    


“HOBBES: All this modern technology just makes people try to do everything at once.”

- Bill Watterson
 (b. 05 July 1958)


BONUS NIGHT AND DAY CROCHET PATTERN:

Ann Regis' Night & Day Wrap


BONUS NIGHT AND DAY KNIT PATTERN:

Sweater Babe's Night and Day Eternity Scarf - not free, but $4.00


BONUS COLE PORTER RECIPE:

Cole Porter Slaw


FINALLY:

From www.ajokeaday.com - 06/08/18:

A man rushed into a busy doctor's office and shouted, "Doctor! I think I'm shrinking!"

The doctor calmly responded, "Now, settle down. You'll just have to be a little patient."


DATES TO REMEMBER:

1. Every Tuesday, 7:30 AM - Male grads meet at Angelo's Restaurant on J. Clyde Morris Boulevard for breakfast and camaraderie.

2. Wednesday, May 09, 2018 -The NNHS Class of June 1942 meets at noon on the second Wednesday of every other month for a Dutch treat lunch at the James River Country Club, 1500 Country Club Road. PLEASE JOIN THEM. Give or take a few years makes no difference. Good conversation, food and atmosphere. For details, call Jennings Bryan at 803-7701 for reservations.

3. Saturday, June 09, 2018, 6:00 to 9:00 PM - The NNHS Class of 1965 will hold its Belated 70th Birthday Celebration at The Cove Restaurant in City Center (across the fountain from the Marriott Hotel), Newport News. No admission cost; run your own food and beverage tab. RSVPs should have been made by May 01 to Lynn Walker Brothers at brothersbc@msn.com, 757-595-4116 or Pauline Collins Shofner at pcshofner@verizon.net, 757-595-1965.

4. Friday and Saturday, September 28 and 29, 2018 - The NNHS Class of 1968 will hold its 50-Year Reunion at the Mulberry Inn on Warwick Boulevard next to Fort Eustis. Contact lindameredith@verizon.net.


PRAYER ROLL:

http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 05/26/18

BLOG:

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
 

==============================================


NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
http://www.nnhs65.com

PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat

==============================================


Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
910-584-8802

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

THREE WAYS TO DONATE:  

1. Visit the main page (http://www.nnhs65.com), scroll halfway down, and click on the Pay Pal Donate Button (nnhs65@gmail.com);

2. Go to www.PayPal.com, log in, select "Send Money (Services) to nnhs65@gmail.com; or

3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!    


You're the Top, What is This Thing Called Love, Let's Do It, I Get a Kick Out of You,
My Heart Belongs to Daddy, Begin the Beguine, Night and Day

Cole Porter
 (09 June 1891 - 15 Oct 1964)


Why pick one, when there are so many?

Howsabout a medley? Runs for 9m46s.

Cole Porter selection includes, You're the Top, What is This Thing Called Love, Let's Do It,
I Get a Kick Out of You, My Heart Belongs to Daddy, Begin the Beguine, Night and Day.

Lyrics:  Forget 'em. Too many songs. Everybody knows the words, anyway, right?

Well, they certainly should!!!

Cole Porter Medley for Piano midi courtesy
of
http://www.musicforpianos.com/songs%20page.htm at the brilliant suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 06/08/06
Thanks so much, Dave!

Both Images of Cole Porter courtesy of http://www.geocities.com/porterguide/ - 06/08/06

Brown Star Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.bravenet.com - 08/12/04

Animated Cheering Smiley clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 08/18/05 (re-saved 02/27/09)
Thanks, Al!

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

Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06 (still missing...)
Thanks, Al!
Replaced by Norm Covert ('61) of MD - 02/09/09
Thanks, Norm!

Graduation clip art courtesy of http://www.hellasmultimedia.com/webimages/graduation/default.htm - 07/20/06

Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of http://www.hillsboroschools.net/schools/hhs/activities/music2/Band/bio.html - 06/07/08
Thanks, Mark!

Overhills High School (NC) logo courtesy of https://www.harnett.k12.nc.us/ohhs - 09/11/17

 Animated Thumbs Up Smiley courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 10/19/06
Thanks, Al!

Animated Big Hugs Smiley clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of VA - 06/19/09
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!

Animated Kissing Smiley clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 11/07/07
Thanks, Al!

Cold Lake High School (Alberta) logo courtesy of http://coldlakehighschool.ca/ - 09/11/17

Pebble Hills High School (TX) logo courtesy of https://www.sisd.net/pebblehillshs - 10/02/17

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

Back to NNHS Newsletters - 2018

Return to NNHS Class of 1965