Graduation 1961
Thursday, June 8, 1961, 8:00 PM
   
  Newport News High School, Newport News, Virginia
1957 Anchor, p.4
05/20/04
 

 

 

Class Motto: "Look forward with hope, Look back with pride"
(Betty Overman, Motto Committee Head)

Class Colors: Kelly Green and White
(Nancy Staton, Color Committee Head)

Class Flowers: Rose and Larkspur
(Anne Andrews, Flower Committee Head)

Class Sponsors: Mrs. Frances Nettles and Mr. Charlie Nuttycombe

           

 

Dear Carol,

Thought you might add to your collections two items I found during a spring cleanout.  No need to send them back.

Take care and God bless!

- George Helliesen ('61) of MI - via snail mail, 06/03/09
Thanks so much, George!

           
 

Graduation Day


- Joe Sherman / Noel Sherman, 1956

(Beach Boys version recorded 05/05/65)


There's a time a for joy
A time for tears
A time we'll treasure through the years
We'll remember always
Graduation day

At the senior prom
We danced 'til three
And there you gave your heart to me
We'll remember always
Graduation day

Though we leave in sorrow
All the joys we've known
We can face tomorrow
Knowing we'll never walk alone
When the ivy walls
Are far behind
No matter where our paths may wind
We'll remember always
Graduation day
We'll remember always
Graduation day


(This page was created on 07/20/06.)


"Graduation Day" mid courtesy of http://www.sunncity.com/music/search.asp?artist=Beach%20Boys
located by Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 07/20/06
Thanks so much, Dave!

"Graduation Day" version tabulated by James Ouzts available at
http://www.volcano.net/~jackmearl/songs/gsongs/graduation_day.html - 12/02/03

"Graduation Day" lyrics courtesy of http://www.webfitz.com/lyrics/Lyrics/1956/861956.html - 12/02/03

Graduation clip art courtesy of http://www.hellasmultimedia.com/webimages/graduation/default.htm - 07/20/06

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