11/11/12 - NNHS Newsletter - Veterans Day
fame is theirs - and future days
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Today's theme repeats every year - as well it should.
A big Thank You to all you Veterans out there!
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7M55F6xoiE - God of Our Fathers, Whose Almighty Hand - Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra
BONUS #2 - http://mashable.com/2011/11/11/veterans-day-online/ - Veterans Day: 8 Online Ways to Thank Our Troops
From My #2 Son, Brent Harty (Hillsboro HS, IL - '90) of TX - 11/10/12 - "Veterans Day Tribute":
|Here is a tribute to all
veterans - but particularly those US Army vets of Operation Iraqi
Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. I have the utmost respect and
deepest gratitude to those who sacrificed. All who go on deployments
sacrifice for the citizens of the United States and even the world. Some
sacrifice more - but all who have, do, and will deploy, do indeed
sacrifice. And the price cannot be truly understood unless you have paid
the price yourself. Here is to our Veterans of the United States Armed
Forces.... I spent much of yesterday putting it together. I have
wanted to do this for a while, and I finally got around to it. After I
re-deployed I had a different perspective on how the world looks at the
US Armed Forces. Prior to deploying, this song didn't make me think of
service in the Army.
WOWZERONI! What a great job you did on that video! Thanks, Brent - for everything!
|"God of Our Fathers" is a 19th-century
hymn, written to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the
United States Declaration of Independence in 1876.
The hymn was written by Daniel C. Roberts, a priest in the Protestant Episcopal Church serving as vicar of St. Paul’s Church in Concord, New Hampshire. Roberts had served in the American Civil War in the 84th Ohio Infantry.
In 1892, Roberts sent the hymn anonymously to the General Convention of the Episcopal Church to be considered by a group tasked with revising the Episcopal hymnal. If the group accepted his hymn, Roberts said he would send them his name. The commission approved it. The hymnal editor and organist George W. Warren were to choose a hymn for the celebration of the Centennial of the United States Constitution. They chose Roberts' lyrics, which were originally sung to a tune called "Russian Hymn." Warren wrote a new tune called "National Hymn."
HOMEWORK (required viewing):
ASSIGNMENT #1 - http://www1.va.gov/opa/vetsday/
ASSIGNMENT #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SK7QxWDZ1yo&feature=related - Veterans Day Tribute, 2009 - Toby Keith - America Soldier
ASSIGNMENT #3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Skk6qm6MAK8 - Veterans Day Tribute
ASSIGNMENT #4 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43CMUBEmEO0 - Veterans Day Tribute
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Veterans Day Birthday today to David Bell ('64) of NJ!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to Barbara Womble Lawson (NNHS / Hampton HS) of VA AND Jean Pittman Priest ('64) of FL!
Happy Birthday this week to:
14 - Glenda Stewart Martin Faires ('68) of GA AND Timothy of DC (son of Kathy Cooper - '70 - of VA);
15 - the late Bobbie Whitehurst Canady ('57) of VA (deceased 11/16/07) AND My Niece, Shari, of VA;
16 - the late George-Morewitz ('57) (deceased 06/09/08);
17 - Ronald Creech ('57);
18 - Joe Drewry ('58) of VA AND Jane Coltrane Leonard ('64) of VA AND Ann Allen ('65) of NC!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
November 11, 1940 - Battle of Taranto – The Royal Navy launched the first aircraft carrier strike in history, on the Italian fleet at Taranto.
November 11, 1940 - The German cruiser Atlantis captured top secret British mail, and sent it to Japan.
November 11, 1942 - Nazi Germany completed its occupation of France.
November 11, 1944 - Dr. jur.
Göstl, a member of the
Waffen SS, was awarded the
Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross. It was awarded to recognise extreme
battlefield bravery, after losing his face and eyes during the
Battle of Normandy.
November 11, 1992 - Russian President Boris Yeltsin told U.S. senators in a letter that Americans had been held in prison camps after World War II. Some were "summarily executed," but others were still living in his country voluntarily.
THIS DAY IN 1962:
|Sunday, November 11, 1962 -
National Assembly ratified the
Constitution of Kuwait.
Sunday, November 11, 1962 - Freestyle swimmer and water polo player Joseph Ruddy (b. 28 Sept 1878) died at the age of 84.
1. 07/24/12 - Dave Arnold, Class of 1965, husband of the Head Cheerleader of 1965, Pam Smith Arnold ('65) of VA - http://www.nnhs65.com/07-24-12-NNHS-Dave-Arnold.html - ONLY ABOUT 3/4 FINISHED, BUT AVAILABLE AS IS NOW (There are images and notes missing, but I hope to be able to finally finish it on Monday.....)
http://www.nnhs65.com/teachers.html - All these pages are waiting to receive your memories - or nominate another teacher not yet shown!
1. http://www.nnhs65.com/teach-Womach.html - brand new page with one image
2. http://www.nnhs65.com/Magical-Mystery-Tour-05.html - page repaired
Do not ask Wayne Stokes to
launch a memory path. He is too old to remember "squat"!
WILD GIGGLES! Thanks, Rip Precious! And speaking of Wayne Honey.....
From Wayne Stokes ('65) of VA - 11/10/12, 10:09 AM - "Point Well Made!":
Joe Madagan ('57 - of FL) added an excellent positive to our sharing of the Newsletter--and I second it! Along with the memories we must remember to always be ready to help whenever we can. It's the Typhoon way!
R. Wayne Stokes(1 of 3)
Thank you so much, Wayne Honey!
From the Head Cheerleader of 1965, Pam Smith Arnold of VA - 11/10/12, 10:36 AM:
Thank you so much, Cousin Pam - love you, too!
- Barbara Roy's Star and Stripes Afghan -
"Crochet this patriotic showpiece of bunting stripes and stars to adorn
your house with color and display your patriotism all year long.
Beginners have the skills to make this afghan and they will achieve
stunning results. Bunting stripes and stars add up to a patriotic
http://priscillascrochet.net/free%20patterns/Patriotic/Land%20that%20I%20love.pdf - Patricia Hewitt's Land That I Love Appliqué or Pin
BONUS PATRIOTIC RECIPES:
From Norris Perry (Warwick HS - '59) of VA -
10/22/12, 10:36 AM - "Morning Awwwww (#16 in a Series of 22)":
AWWWWW! Thanks, Norris Sweetie!
So this is
where you live, eh?
From Ruth Ann Reece Horace ('67) of FL - 10/24/12, 12:32 PM - "More Really Cool Ideas (#8 in a Series of 18)":
Some of these are really great ideas.
Had 2 Share
WOWZERS! Thanks, Ruthie!
www.ajokeaday.com - 06/10/12:
During a simulated attack, the troops have to defend themselves against an imaginary enemy, as the sergeant calls it. Bawling out orders, he notices that one recruit shows little response. “You there,” the sergeant shouts, “the imaginary enemy is advancing, and your are caught in the crossfire. Action!”
The recruit takes
two steps to one side.
“I’m taking shelter behind an imaginary tree, Sergeant,” answers the recruit calmly.
3. Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 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.
- updated 11/09/12
1. Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 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 friends in that
year, go visit with them.
3. Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 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.
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 11/09/12
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 03/13/11
Love to all, Carol
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat
Carol Buckley Harty
7020 Lure Court
Fayetteville, NC 28311-9309
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3. Just mail it directly to my home. Thanks!
God of Our Fathers, Whose Almighty Hand
Lyrics by Daniel C. Roberts, 1876
"National Hymn", by George W. Warren,1892
God of our fathers, whose almighty hand
Leads forth in beauty all the starry band
Of shining worlds in splendor through the skies
Our grateful songs before Thy throne arise.
Thy love divine hath led us in the past,
In this free land by Thee our lot is cast,
Be Thou our Ruler, Guardian, Guide and Stay,
Thy Word our law, Thy paths our chosen way.
From war’s alarms, from deadly pestilence,
Be Thy strong arm our ever sure defense;
Thy true religion in our hearts increase,
Thy bounteous goodness nourish us in peace.
Refresh Thy people on their toilsome way,
Lead us from night to never ending day;
Fill all our lives with love and grace divine,
And glory, laud, and praise be ever Thine.
"The National Hymn" midi and lyrics courtesy of http://my.homewithgod.com/heavenlymidis/USA/armyhymn.html - 11/05/07
Day Title Image courtesy of My Friend, Tina, of NC - 11/010/12
Animated Military Seals clip art courtesy of http://www.wtv-zone.com/bluefox/collection_2.html - 05/26/06
Golden, Red, and Blue Stars Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.hellasmultimedia.com/webimages/fourthofjuly-htm/july_lines_4.htm - 11/11/09
Hillsboro High School's Topper (Band Version) clip art courtesy of
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
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Animated Coast Guard and Air Force Flags clip art courtesy of http://www.angelfire.com/ny4/KevsGifsGalore/Patriotic.html - 06/18/03
Marine Corps Seal clip art
courtesy of the late
Herbert Hice of MI
- one of my
Famous Marines who served in the South
Pacific during WWII.
Thanks again, Herbie!!
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