From My Friend, Susan, of NC - 08/19/15:
Thanks so much, Susan!
From Joan Lauterbach Krause ('60) of VA - 08/21/18:
|Today, while reminiscing about my teachers, I found your web page on
Miss Moneda Key, whom I knew as Mrs. Holman. I am so sorry to hear that
she is no longer with us, and I would like to share a few memories with
your alumni community.
From 1983 to 1985, I was her student in Spanish 1 and 2 at Ponce de Leon Junior High in Coral Gables, Florida. She was an amazing teacher who made Spanish easy for us to learn. One year, for an art project, I made a copy of Picasso's Don Quixote in ink, and she kept it posted on her wall for years. Amid south Florida's rich mix of accents, Mrs. Holman's sweet Virginia drawl stood out as an endearing wellspring of humorous sayings, including: "I've been teaching since you were knee-high to a grasshopper" and "I'm so mad I'm gonna stand on my head and spit BBs."
Living in the Miami area, many of us learned to speak fluent Spanish and used it throughout our lives. In my case, I went on to take AP Spanish from one of Mrs. Holman's former students. I minored in Spanish in college, spent my senior year of college studying medieval Spanish literature in Madrid, and have used Spanish frequently for my career in educational policy and research. Many thanks to Mrs. Holman for being our teacher.
My sister, the Best Dressed Girl in the Class of 1959, Eleanor Buckley Nowitzky of NC, had Miss Key for her homeroom teacher, and always spoke highly of her. I had anticipated meeting her when I entered high school (even though I had no intention of taking Spanish), but alas, by the time I arrived in the Spring of 1960, she had already moved to Florida.
From Domi O'Brien ('64) of NH - 08/19/18:
I love tables. And dancing. Oh, and I love table dancing, although
Grandmother always says, 'Wait until we're finished eating.'
(b. 05 Mar 1982)
BONUS RESCUE KNITTING, CROCHETING, AND SEWING PATTERNS:
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
"Jim Dandy" lyrics (Annotated
and Submitted by Leon Sanchez - firstname.lastname@example.org) courtesy
Ferguson High School's Anchor clip art courtesy of Steve Silsby (FHS - '72) of
NC - 12/14/05
John Marshall High School's Justice Scale clip art courtesy of Cheryl White
Wilson (JMHS - '64) of VA - 10/13/05 (replaced 02/23/09)
J. R. Tucker High School's Orange Tiger Paw Print courtesy of http://www.henrico.k12.va.us/hs/tucker/resources/about.htm - 11/12/07
"I'll Get You, My Pretty" Witch clip art courtesy of Joan Lauterbach
Krause ('60) of VA - 10/31/08
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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