11/04/04 - NNHS Newsletter - Winnie the Pooh

 "A little Consideration, a little Thought for Others, makes all the difference."

- Winnie the Pooh

Dear Friends and Schoolmates,

   Happy Birthday today to Mike Jeffers ('61) of VA.  And Happy Birthday Saturday to Pam Smith Arnold ('65) of VA, who'll be
taking a trip to celebrate!  Have fun!




   Tom Flax just finished his first session with the videographer on 11/01/04. They have finished a rough first edit of the video taken
at the Typhoon Family Reunion of the Class of 1964.


They think they will have a finished product, available in DVD or VHS, in about 2-3 weeks.

   They need to judge how many copies of the video they need to produce, which they will try to keep it as inexpensive as possible.
It will be professionally copied with professionally done artwork as the cover, and in its own jewel box.

   Tom has established an email address for all interested parties to let him know their interest. He will be waiting for all the replies.


   WOWZERONI!!!  I can't imagine anyone NOT wanting this!  If you weren't able to attend, you'll want to see everything you missed -
and it was SPECTACULAR!  If you were there, you'll want to be able to relive every precious moment again and again!

   Drop Tom a line right away, and let him know how thrilled you are by this news! 

   Meanwhile, I have double posted it for your convenience:



   Thanks again, Tommy!

"Promise me you'll never forget me, because if I thought you would I'd never leave."

- Winnie the Pooh

From Jack Shepherd ('55) of VA - 10/20/04:

Dear Carol,
I am glad to know about the site, but I get an email from you once or twice a day, it seems.
Please remove me from your email list. Thanks.

   No problem.

"TTFE - Ta-Ta-For-Ever!"

- Tigger

From Tom Oxner ('65) of AR - 11/01/04:

Thanks for your great job on this newsletter. Even though I am from the Class of '65, I recognized
a few faces from the photos at the Class of '64 Reunion. I was especially glad to see a photo
of Jim Watson ('64 of AZ). I had not seen him since the mid 70's when his parents still lived
on 74th Street. I wished I could have made the reunion to actually talk with him. Thanks for rekindling
some old memories.

Tom Oxner
Conway, AR

    Thanks, Tom!  Isn't it fun seeing old friends again that way???

"That's T - I - Double Guh - Er! "

- Tigger 


From Tim Parsons (' 73) of VA - 10/17/04:

I bowled with Mr. Wilson in a local league here on the southside a few years ago. He looked great. I remember when he
gave me a choice once after I got a pink slip. He said, "Ok, you can have 5 days or 5 licks. " I took the 5 licks. I was
instructed to take my wallet out of my pocket and bend over. He gave me 5 licks with a paddle that had holes in it. And
it hurt like heck.  I'm not sure what I did wrong but I'm sure I deserved it and I never did it again.
Tim Parsons ' 73
Courtland, Va.

  HA-HA!  That's a good one, Tim!  Thanks!  I posted it on Mr. Wilson's page, and added an image of my own from the Reunion:




Classic Coach Conn

Tim Parsons ' 73
Courtland, Va.

   WOW!  What a great shot!  Thanks, Tim!




1969 1970 My father took me to most of the games of the state championship season in 1964.
We were at the Deep Creek game that Newport News won 126-35 in the Julie Conn Gym.
I played in the old YMCA church league and we
practiced in the gym in the basement of the Y.
What a great gym and it had a distinctive odor of it's own.
We would practice there on Saturdays and then get Krispy Kreme donuts at the drive thru in Hilton after practice.
I remember at our league banquet when Chris Ellis and Jimmy Rama spoke and later gave autographs.  Coach Mitchell was also there and that team was the toast of the town.
Dad would take us to the Turkey Day game every year and I guess we went to just about every game from 1961 to the final game,
which I have on a home movie.
Tim Parsons ('73) of VA - 10/17/04
Thanks, Tim!



   Thanks so much, Tim! 

   There's still much, much more from Tim, and I'll be working on it all week!

 "You can't always sit in your corner of the forest and wait for people to come to you... you have to go to them

- Winnie the Pooh

From Barbara Dye-Hensley ('69) of VA - 11/02/04:

Hi Carol,
Was just looking at your alumni list and realized I had not told you where I am living.  I am still in VA if you'd like
to add it to the listing.  Also, Randy Kiser's ('66) date of birth was July 31, 1948 and Sandra Dye's ('68) date
of birth was December 11, 1949 for the memorial listing. Thanks again for the wonderful job you do on this website. 
May you find love and favor in all you put your hand to.

   Thanks for the updates, Barbara!  And thanks so much for your kind words; I really appreciate them!





   By the way, I'll be scanning in the senior portraits of the deceased members of the Class of 1966 very soon now. 
Fred Mays ('60) of VA,
bless his sweet heart, presented me with a copy of the 1966 Anchor at the Reunion, so many additional
important images from that year (such as Basketball, Track and Field, etc.) will now be available to us.  And I have thoroughly enjoyed
that yearbook, too.  Thanks again, Fred!  You are my hero.  (And besides, Fred told me I was beautiful Saturday night!!!  LA-LA-LA!)

Tigger likes to bounce a lot, "cause that is what Tiggers do best."

- Tigger

From Bill Minnick  ('59) of VA - 11/03/04:

Please STOP, my box is overflowing, it is upsetting Yahoo.

   No problem.

   This must be a record.  I only mailed him four notes.  Oh, well.  Mustn't upset Yahoo.

"Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness; however big Tigger seems to be,
remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo."

- Winnie the Pooh

From Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 11/03/04:

  Wednesday, November 3, 2004
Final Reunion Committee Meeting of the Class of 1964
I received this in the mail today.

 - Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 11/03/04
Oh, how nice!  Thanks, Dave!

Tonight we held our "Wrap-Up" Reunion Committee meeting, and I thought you would want an image of it.
The "Plan" was to look completely exhausted,
but I seem to be the only one who was "in character".

Left to Right: Ray Staton, Cookie Phillips Tyndall,
Angie Ray Smith, Charles Forrest,
Sandra Williams Patrick, Nelson Groom, Faith Strickland Groom, and Dave Spriggs.

 - Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 11/03/04
HA-HA-HA!  How adorable!  Thanks, Dave!


   These are both wonderful, David!  You made my whole day!  Thanks so much!  I posted them here:



   And may I say thanks once again for the magnificent job you and your committee did.   What a lifetime of memories you gave
to us all!

   There's much more I could post, but my favorite two-year old boy is coming to spend the day with me, so i must run now.

   Y'all take care of each other.

                                   Love to all, Carol


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Winnie the Pooh

From Winnie The Pooh and the Honey Tree
Written by: Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman

Deep in the hundred acre wood where Christopher Robin plays
You'll find the enchanted neighborhood of Christopher's childhood days
A donkey named Eeyore is his friend and Kanga and little Roo
There's Rabbit and Piglet and there's Owl, but most of all Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh
Winnie the Pooh
Tubby little cubby all stuffed with fluff
He's Winnie the Pooh
Winnie the Pooh
Willy nilly silly old bear

Winnie the Pooh
Winnie the Pooh
Tubby little cubby all stuffed with fluff
He's Winnie the Pooh
Winnie the Pooh
Willy nilly silly old bear

"Winnie the Pooh" theme and midi suggested by my 15-year-old student, Richard, of NC - 10/15/04:
  "I think a theme should be Winnie the Pooh!!!! Winnie the Pooh, Winnie the Pooh, lalalalalalala, Winnie the Pooh, Winnie the Pooh!!
Good quotation should be when Tigger spells his name T-I-double GA-ERRRRR. and when he says, Bouncin's what Tiggers do best!
yay extra credit yay lol laters  - *~Richard~*"
WILD GIGGLES!!!  Thanks, Richard!

"Winnie the Pooh" midi courtesy of http://www.fortunecity.com/tinpan/bush/206/disney.html - 11/02/04

"Winnie the Pooh" lyrics courtesy of http://www.fredscorner.nl/wlyrics.html - 11/02/04

Disney's "Winnie the Pooh" Pooh Hug, Tigger, and Piglet clip art courtesy of http://www.dltk-kids.com/crafts/cartoons/wp_adopt/index.htm - 11/02/04

Disney's "Winnie the Pooh" Marching Winnie clip art courtesy of http://www.fortunecity.com/tinpan/bush/206/disney.html - 11/02/04

"Winnie the Pooh" quotations courtesy of http://en.thinkexist.com/quotes/Winnie_the_Pooh/ - 11/02/04

"Tigger" quotations courtesy of my 16-year old student, Karie, of NC - 11/04/04, and
http://www.just-pooh.com/tigger.html - 11/02/04 at the suggestion of Richard - 10/15/04
Thanks again, Richard!

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