Graduation 1966
Sunday, June 12, 1966, 4:00 PM
  Newport News High School, Newport News, Virginia
Thursday, June 3, 1965
Image by Chip Clark ('65) of Northern VA



Class Motto: "Go Forth, Not to Exist, But to Live"
(Stevie Gordon, Motto Committee Head)

Class Colors: Peach and White (Judy Phillips, Color Committee Head)

Class Flower: Gladiolus (Sandra Worsham, Flower Committee Head)

Class Sponsor: Mrs. Nancy Keesee Tucker


Courtesy of Chip Clark ('65) of  Northern VA - 06/05/02 and 11/07/05
Thanks, Chip!

1966 Senior Class Song

Here on our graduation day
We long within our hearts to say
That with our minds, and with our souls
WE shall strive to reach life's goals.

For we go forth not to exist but to live,
For we go forth,
For we go forth,
Not to exist, but live.

Glory and pride have led us here.
Our hearts shed tears of joy and fear,
But we shall hold our heads up high,
Seeking life's message from the sky.

Words and Music by ?


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
located by Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 07/20/06
Thanks so much, Dave!

"Graduation Day" version tabulated by James Ouzts available at - 12/02/03

"Graduation Day" lyrics courtesy of - 12/02/03

Graduation clip art courtesy of - 07/20/06

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