- NNHS Newsletter
“In a chariot of light from the region of the day,
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
This theme repeats every year that we're able. Happy Independence Day!
Skip the above homework (you should know it by heart twelve times over by now anyway) if you really must, but please watch the following seven videos:
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i426pbQJZ_g - The Star Spangled Banner - sing-along
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y6BE2WtwqqY - The Star Spangled Banner - Josh Groban, Concert for America
BONUS #3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKCVS57j284 - The Star Spangled Banner - The Cactus Cuties
BONUS #4 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrCvMTGs2u8 - The Star Spangled Banner - RhemaMarvanne - age 7
BONUS #5 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m7e8keJNMzg - The Star Spangled Banner - Jordin Sparks - Super Bowl XLII (2008)
BONUS #6 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LMuaQeLs5so - The Star Spangled Banner - Kol Ish
BONUS #7 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ETrr-XHBjE - The Star Spangled Banner - The Combined Choirs of the US Military Academies accompanied by the United States Army Herald Trumpets - Super Bowl XXXIX
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Birthday today to
Fred Hayman ('57)
Forrest Powell ('63) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Doug Johnson ('57) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
06 - The late Gene Ellis ('61) (deceased 05/02/11);
07 - Frank Blechman ('65) of Northern VA AND Steve Silsby (Ferguson HS - '72) of NC;
11 - Bobby Maddy ('57) AND Aretie Gallins Patterson ('59) of TN!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
150 YEARS AGO TODAY:
THIS DAY IN WWII:
July 04, 1946 - The Kielce pogrom against Jewish Holocaust survivors in Poland transpired.
THIS DAY IN 1965:
Sunday, July 04, 1965 - Basketball player and coach Harvey Grant was born in Augusta, Georgia.
Sunday, July 04, 1965 - Basketball player and coach Horace Grant was born Horace Junior Grant in Augusta, Georgia.
“Learn to pray. Pray often. Pray in your mind, in your heart. Pray on
your knees. Prayer is your personal key to heaven.”
-Boyd K. Packer
(10 Sept 1924 - 03 July 2015)
Missed you, Carol.
Billy TURNER! Thanks! I've missed you, too!
From Joyce Lawrence Cahoon ('65) of VA - 07/03/15 - "Friends":
“You wouldn't have won if we'd beaten you.”
(b. 12 May 1925)
From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 06/01/15 - "Texas Humor (#20 in a series of 33)":
|Thanks, Dearest Judy!|
BONUS ALL-AMERICAN CROCHET PATTERNS:
Red, White, and Blue Bunting -
"Celebrate America with this patriotic pattern! Hang this Red,
White, and Blue Bunting outside your home for Memorial Day, 4th of July,
or even year-round. Use Red Heart Super Saver Solids to complete this
free crochet pattern."
http://www.favecrafts.com/Fourth-of-July/American-Flag-Cushions-Crochet-Pattern - Stars and Stripes Cushions - "Our free crochet patterns are a perfect way to get into the 4th of July spirit. These stars and stripes cushions are a great way to decorate your living room for your 4th cookout. People will be asking you where you got them!"
http://www.allfreecrochet.com/4th-of-July-Crochet/A-July-4th-Crochet-Afghan/ct/1 and http://www.allfreecrochet.com/master_images/files/July-4th-Crochet-Afghan-Chart.jpg - A July Fourth Crochet Afghan - "Support that red, white and blue by crocheting this fabulous 4th of July afghan. Bring it with you to the parade so you can display your patriotism."
http://www.ehow.com/how_2355236_crochet-th-july-coaster.html - Fourth of July Coaster - "Set your drink down in style! Make this free crochet pattern for your next 4th of July party. All the guests will want a coaster for themselves, so make more than 1."
http://web.archive.org/web/20040803200339/www.crochetpartners.org/Patterns/CPpat142.html - Meridel Abrams's Fourth of July Bookmark - "If you read, you simply must have a bookmark to mark your place. You can create your very own 4th of July bookmark using this free crochet pattern. Celebrate your book as you would the holiday!"
BONUS JULY 4th RECIPES:
From www.ajokeaday.com - 07/03/15:
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
Lyrics by Francis Scott Key(01 Aug 1779 - 11 Jan 1843), 1814
O say, can you
see, by the dawn's early light,
"The Star Spangled Banner" midi courtesy of http://www.ilovewavs.com/Holidays/July4/july4.htm - 03/02/06
"The Star Spangled Banner" lyrics courtesy of http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0194015.html - 03/02/06
"Happy Independence Day" Title clip art courtesy
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
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(Ferguson HS - '72) of NC - 12/14/05
clip art courtesy of Janice McCain Rose ('65) of VA - 01/24/06
Animated Laughing Smiley courtesy of Janice McCain Rose ('65) of VA -