09/08/10 - NNHS Newsletter -
Happy Rosh Hashanah!
“Shana Tova - May you be inscribed in the Book of Life!”
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, begins this evening at sunset, ushering in the High Holidays (Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot).
This Holiday celebration repeats around this same time every year:
No doubt most of us are probably not personally observing this holiday, but we don't concern ourselves with such trifling details such as that here. We try to celebrate everything together as the one big happy family that we are. So we extend all our best wishes for all good things for all our friends and family!
Happy Rosh Hashanah!
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6Zt-6_eK_E&NR=1- Avinu Malkenu - sing-along version
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jkmDNjB8xg - Avinu Malkenu - Reb Yisroel Edelson on piano
BONUS #3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9BpdBFv8SE&NR=1 - Avinu Malkenu - Nika Diamant and Rabbi Michael Dushinsky
BONUS #4 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMp9-QGoCDw&NR=1 - Avinu Malkenu - Gia Beshitaishvily and The Moscow Oratorio Society, June 8, 2008
BONUS #5 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4DfzpoXdeA&NR=1 - Avinu Malkenu - Georgiy Faradzhev and The Moscow Male Jewish Cappella, 2008
BONUS #6 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qAgTq-KUFMo - Avinu Malkenu - The New York Synagogue Choir, November 29, 2008
BONUS #7 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0YONAP39jVE - Avinu Malkenu - Barbra Streisand
ROSH HASHANAH STORY:
From Dave Arnold ('65) of VA - 08/06/10 - "Update on locations - Class of 1965's 45-Year Reunion - Friday and Saturday, October 15 and 16, 2010 - OPEN TO ALL CLASSES!":
Please post this updated announcement when you have a moment.
Friday evening we’ll meet at 7:00 PM at the home of Lynn Walker Brothers ’65 and her husband Barry (York HS - '65). They have graciously extended an offer to open their home for the event. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served, and we would request a $5.00 donation to assist in covering the expenses for that evening if you attend. The change in location was decided when members of the reunion committee thought the original location might not be as suitable for conversation as originally planned. The Brothers residence is located at 304 Dogwood Drive, Newport News. The telephone number is 757-595-4116. We’ll post a map providing directions.
http://nnhs65.com/REUNION-2010-65.html - significantly updated 08/07/10 and 09/02/10!
http://nnhs65.com/REUNION-2010-65-ATTENDING.html - updated 09/01/10!
Thank you, Dave!
From Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 07/30/10 - "BIRTHDAY CRUISE":
BIRTHDAY CRUISE RESERVATION DEADLINE IS 20 SEPTEMBER.
I just reviewed my contract with the Spirit of Norfolk. I must give them the final attendee count and final payment no later than 23 September. That means that I must receive your reservation and check no later than 20 September.
However, keep in mind that I cannot guarantee you a seat, after the first 40 seats are reserved.
BOTTOM LINE: Send your reservation now, if you want to be assured of a seat.
http://nnhs65.com/64-BIRTHDAY-1964.html - Saturday, October 23, 2010, 8:00 to 11:00 PM, Norfolk, VA - updated 07/30/10!
- 23 slots left! - updated 09/04/10!
1. Jeanette McDonald Hornsby ('66) of SC - 09/07/10 - "Please add my name to your mailing list":
|I used to be on it
but for some reason it stopped... Jeanette McDonald Hornsby, Class of
I started a
facebook page for NNHS alumni a while back...
I'm sorry your name "fell off" our list, Jeanette - welcome back!
2. Gertrude Helfrich Hedrick ('62) of VA via Glenn Dye ('60) of TX - 09/07/10 - "AN ADD ON TO OUR N.N.H.S. WEB NEWS":
I have another name that would like to be added to your N.N.H.S. news . It is Gertrude Hedrick. She was Gertrude Helfrich, 1962 Graduate. Her e-mail is ___________@________.___. I know she will be happy to see all the news that you give us through the web site. Thank you so much for your hard work.
Gertrude - how nice! Welcome aboard! Thanks, Cousin Glenn!
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to Carroll Elliott ('57) AND Gary Fitzgerald ('61) of VA AND Patti Johnson Stowe ('62) of FL AND Cheryl Pless Ramsey ('64) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Wayne DeBerry ('65) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
10 - The late Mr. Pete Robinson (deceased - 12/23/03);
11 - The late Bobby Hedrick ('58) (deceased 08/31/09) AND J. Harrison ('58) of GA AND My Grandson, Jimmy Harty of TX;
14 - Billy Brewer ('57) AND Jeanette Parrish Houston ('64) of VA AND Rick Harman ('65) of VA!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
TODAY IN WWII:
September 08, 1941 - The
Siege of Leningrad began:
forces began a siege against the
Soviet Union's second-largest city,
TODAY IN 1965:
|Wednesday, September 08, 1965 -
was born in
Wednesday, September 08, 1965 - Chemist and Nobel Prize laureate Hermann Staudinger (b. 23 Mar 1881 in Worms, Grand Duchy of Hesse, German Empire), who demonstrated the existence of macromolecules which he characterized as polymers, died in Freiburg, Germany at the age of 84.
From Norris Perry (Warwick HS - '59) - 08/05/10 and 09/03/10 - "Vote for Grace (REPEATED)":
This is my daughter Laura's dog in a contest to be on the cover of a bag
of dog food.
Vote every day for Grace. Thanks.
Oh, Laura is your daughter, Norris! Well, that makes it all the more important!
I've included the link to all the candidates named Grace, along with the image of The Real Grace, lest there be any confusion. As y'all can see, she's a Weimaraner from Richmond.
Grace is #1 in pet of the month: http://www.adogslife.net/photo_gallery_contests.php?t=1
and #3 in pet of the year: http://www.adogslife.net/photo_gallery_contests.php?t=2
WOWZERONI!!! That's fabulous, Norris!
Vote early, and vote often - or at least cast your allotted daily vote!
From Dimples Dinwiddie Prichard ('58) of NC - 09/04/10 - " Charlotte Rawls Bowry ('59)"
Do you have any way that you can check Military Records for Charlotte, using both names ? Her maiden and married ! It might offer a clue !
Thanks, Dimples! I do not have access to those records myself... It might still just be easier to just check with Charlotte's brother Lee (Rawls - Ferguson HS - '65) in Florida. We DO know how to find him, at least!
From Joe Madagan ('57) of FL - 09/07/10 - "NNHS":
Here is my recent message to Donny White ('60 - of VA). I will share any reply received, invite him to visit your website.
Did your finger slip when you were "cutting and pasting" my earlier message? Otherwise, I need to return to NNHS English Classes.
No, no, I copied and pasted it correctly; I somehow accidentally removed several words later while I was tippie-toeing around in the html code! SHHH! I fixed it now!
Since your name has been battered around, in a very respectable manner, around the TYPHOON Nation, recently I thought I would take the liberty and muster the courage to write to you.
You do not remember me, Class of NNHS 1957, but I sure remember you and your athletic skills.
Did you retired from the United States Army...or are you still on Active Duty and assigned to VMI?
Major of Armor, USA (Ret)
Now, see, Joe, isn't that
far better than my having to write someone of whom I clearly stand in
total awe, and stammer around, "Duh, s'cuse me, Mr. White, Sir, but, uh,
wal, uh, we wuz wond'rin' ....."
Thanks, Major Madagan!
From Norris Perry (Warwick HS - '59) of VA - 09/07/10 - "Deer Camp":
Four guys have been going to the same
deer camp for many years. Two days before the group is to leave, Ron's
wife puts her foot down and tells him he isn't going.
"Ron's friends are very upset that he
can't go, but what can they do.
"I pulled her hands off, and she was
wearing a brand new nightie. She took my hand and pulled me to our
bedroom. The room had candles and rose petals all over. On the bed she
had handcuffs, and ropes! She told me to tie and cuff her to the bed,
and I did.
WILD GIGGLES!!! Thanks, Norris!
From Phil Hammond ('64) of UT - 09/07/10 - "mountain goat in our neighborhood":
I guess he is up there because the season starts soon.
afternoon we were partying on our deck and one of the dogs alerted us to
the fact that there was a mountain goat on our friends roof next
door. The goat spent the night up there and has gone up and down
grazing in their yard at intervals this morning. There is a section of
their roof that is low to the ground. Modell and Wally just left for
Florida on Friday! Not too many people have had their house taken over
by a mountain goat!!
WOWZERS!!! Well, I guess when you live in the wild, wild west, almost anything is possible!
Thanks for sharing these with us, Phil!
From Jane Chambers of VA - 07/01/09, 02/07/10, AND 07/31/10 - "CNC BOOK BROCHURE & AD" AND 61-62 DECADERS ADDENDA AND DRAMATIC WORKSHOPS STUDENTS:
Contact Dr. Chambers at email@example.com.
From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 09/05/10 - "Thank You, Lord (#3 in a Series of 8)":
This is a sweet reminder of how blessed we are.
God bless you all!
Thank you, Dearest Judy!
From ArcaMaxJokes - 09/03/10:
A husband stepped on one of those penny scales that tell you your fortune and weight and dropped in a coin.
"Listen to this," he said to his wife, showing her a small, white card. "It says I'm energetic, bright, resourceful and a great lover."
"Yeah," his wife nodded, "and it has your weight wrong, too."
Saturday, October 2, 2010 - Evelyn's Birthday Party for Everyone - Canepa Cottage, Buckroe Beach - 2:00 PM. For details, contact Evelyn
Fryer Fish ('58) of TX at
firstname.lastname@example.org - SEE:
http://nnhs65.com/10-02-10-EVELYNS-PARTY.html - OPEN TO EVERYBODY!
2. Thursday, October 7, 2010 - The NNHS Class of 1955 holds Lunch Bunch gatherings on the first Thursday of every month at Steve & John's Steak House on Jefferson Avenue just above Denbigh Boulevard in Newport News at 11:00 AM. The luncheon is not limited to just the Class of '55; if you have fiends in that year, go visit with them.
3. Saturday, October 9, 2010 - "TYPHOON TAILGATE - STOKES' REVENGE 2" - from 10:00 AM and onwards at CNU Parking Lot N - SPONSORED BY THE CLASS OF 1966 AND THE SPD; OPEN TO ALL - http://www.nnhs65.com/reunion-page/10-09-10-Typhoon-Tailgate.pdf - http://nnhs65.com/frat-soro-SPD.html
4. Saturday, October 9, 2010 - The NNHS Class of 1963 will celebrate their 65th Birthdays at a Party at the Virginia Power Clubhouse, 1701 Waterview at Yorktown from 5:00 PM to 10:PM. For details, contact Susie Overton Jones at email@example.com - CLASS OF 1963
5. Wednesday, October 13, 2010 - 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.
6. 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 - SEE: http://nnhs65.com/REUNION-2010-65.html - http://nnhs65.com/REUNION-2010-65-ATTENDING.html - OPEN TO ALL CLASSES, HOSTED BY THE CLASS OF 1965
7. Saturday, October 23, 2010, 8:00 to 11:00 PM, Norfolk - The NNHS Class of 1964 will hold an evening cruise on the Spirit of Norfolk to celebrate their 64th Birthdays. For details, contact Dave Spriggs at NNHS64@cox.net and SEE: http://nnhs65.com/64-BIRTHDAY-1964.html -NNHS-64-64-CRUISE-INVITATION.doc - http://nnhs65.com/64-BIRTHDAY-1964-RESERVATION-FORM.html - http://nnhs65.com/64-BIRTHDAY-1964-ATTENDING.html - CLASS OF 1964
8. Saturday, April 30, 2010 - The NNHS Class will have a Luncheon. Team Leaders are 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). - CLASS OF 1954
9. Saturday, July 9, 2011 (6:30 PM to 11:30 PM) - The Class of 1971 will hold its 40-Year 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 08/22/10
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 08/04/09
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat
Khonenu va'anenu (2x)
Ki ein banu ma'asim
Asei imanu tsedaka vakhesed (2x)
Our Father, Our King
Grant us grace and answer us,
For we lack in deeds
Do it justice and kindness with us
And save us
"Avinu Malkenu" midi and lyrics courtesy of http://www.greatjewishmusic.com/Midifiles/Rosh-Hashana/Avinu-Malkenu.html - 09/12/07
Rosh Hashanah Title Art courtesy of http://www.atmgreetings.com/events/rosh_hashanah/ - 09/07/10
Image of Gold Star of
David Pendant used to form logo
which in turn forms the Divider Lines courtesy
of http://rainbowspiritbeads.com/shop/index.php?main_page=popup_image&pID=202 - 11/23/08
Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Animated "NEW" clip art courtesy of http://gifsnow.com/ - 03/07/06
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Marine Corps Seal clip art
courtesy of the late
Herbert Hice of MI
one of my
who served in the South Pacific
Thanks again, Herbie!
Animated USMC Flag clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
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 Cheering Smiley
clip art courtesy of Al Farber ('64) of GA - 08/18/05 (re-saved 02/27/09)
Ferguson High School's Anchor clip art courtesy of
(FHS - '72) of NC - 12/14/05
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
OOPS! Smiley Face clip art courtesy of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 02/27/09
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