- NNHS Newsletter
"The thing is to be able to outlast the trends.”
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
Did you forget that today is Paul Anka's
Big Birthday?!? Well, in all honesty, I nearly did so myself.
Maybe that's because it's also my dear sweet daughter
Adrienne's 19th birthday.
My, my, my, where did the time
And speaking of birthdays....
Today is also the birthday of
Don Chaney ('66) of MD (not to mention Arnold Schwatzenegger of
Many happy returns to you all!
From John London (Warwick HS - '57) of VA - 07/26/06:
BTW, Carol -
I think you asked about occupation and DOB - or something like that.
I am a semi-retired (still do some occasional consulting) Systems Engineer and Manager of SE from the NCR Corp and BancTec of America out of Dallas, TX. Specialty is Commercial Banks Account Processing.
My DOB is Feb 4, 1939 (yes, 1939 and no, that is not a typo) <sigh> Born in Rocky Mount, NC, Met Andrea ((once) little sparrow) in Atlanta, but lived in VA most of my life.
My interests include;
Web Site Development
I know that you asked me what time it was and I tol ya how to build a watch, but that's the chance you take. <grin and wishing Gmail had a few basic smileys>
Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.
~ Denis Waitley ~
Thanks, John! I updated your entry on Famous Airmen, and added you to the Birthday Page as well:
And I'm still in total awe of your Warwick High page! GREAT JOB!!!
From Judy Phillips Allen ('66) of VA - 07/27/06 - "CVN 78 chaplains":
Since all you guys are into NATURE these days, here is my contribution. This comes from the devilish side of me.
priest, a Pentecostal preacher and a Rabbi all served as chaplains to the
students of Northern Michigan University in Marquette. They would get
together two or three times a week for coffee and to talk shop. One day,
someone made the comment that preaching to people isn't really all that
hard. A real challenge would be to preach to a bear. One thing led to
another and they decided to do an experiment. They would all go out into
the woods, find a bear, preach to it, and attempt to convert it. Seven
days later, they're all together to discuss the experience.
Oh, Judy, you naughty baby! WILD GIGGLES!!! Thanks, Lady! See you in September!
From One of my
Famous Marines -
Herb Hice of MI, who
served in the Pacific Theater
during WWII - 07/27/06 - "Dear Carol, Memories - of the 50's":
Here is an interesting website to click onto. This was sent to me by a friend and I enjoyed it so much that I saved it to replay. You can control the movement in the lower left side. Click onto the forward, stop and reverse. When you get time, Relive the memories of the 50`s. Stop and smell the roses,
Your friend, Herbie
Thanks so much, Herbie Darlin'! I love it!
From Fred Field ('45) of CA - 07/28/06 - "Dr. Forbes":
|Hello Carol, Fri. July
Dr. Sarah Forbes is one of the proud members of the NNHS Class of 1945 (Feb.)
Here is more on Sarah Forbes:
Thanks so much, Fred! I'll try to give her a call in the next few days!
From Mike Sagman ('66) of VA - 07/28/06:
Thanks for adding me to your mailing list.
My birthday is April 29, 1948... and it's OK to add my name and contact information to any of list you'd like.
SUPER! Thanks, Mike! I've added you to the birthday list, and posted your email addie on the '66 Contact page:
I am so glad (and thankful) that you are taking care of this most important project.
It's been wondrous fun, Mike! I'm glad you enjoy it! I just hope it doesn't all come to a screeching halt on August 17! The cable bill is paid through that date. But should the unthinkable happen and I find myself totally cut off from the world, there's still enough reading material on the website (which is paid through February, I think) itself to keep everyone entertained and amused for a while:
I have been told that the original school building will be open for a "tour" on the weekend of our class reunion (Sep 2006). I hope this is true. I haven't been "inside" since June of 1966... That should be very cool!
This is indeed quite true, and having toured the building last October - thanks to the impromptu initiative of Pam Smith Arnold ('65) of VA and Mike Miller ('65) of NC, who simply boldly asked the Pinkerton guards if we nine who were taking the Magical Mystery Tour last fall arranged by Dave Arnold ('65) of VA and Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA could do such a thing - I can testify to you that it is an incredible experience!
Many, many thanks to the 1966 Reunion Committee for arranging this newest tour for all of us! It is not to be missed!!!
Thank you, Mike!
From Jay Styles ('68) of VA - 07/28/06 - "NNHS 65 website":
Good Afternoon, I hope this finds you in elevated spirits and health!
Welllll, elevated might be a bit of a stretch, but I'm okay, Sweetie! Thanks!
This website and you yourself continue to amaze me, and I remain in AWE. I thank you very much for what you do and continue to do.
Thank you, Jay! I've had great fun!
Remember I was looking for a copy of the Typhoon from the stadium cushion? Search over; hopefully the retro jacket will be completed in the near future.
Things have not slowed down much here in the Shenandoah Valley, so to remedy same, I will shortly take off 5-6 weeks burning excess leave, starting with a week in Hilton Head, SC in two weeks. This is for my wife's benefit, I don't do too well in the heat, which SC has in spades, then to Bar Harbor, ME, which is more to my liking.
Take Care of yourself and the Typhoon Nation.
Jay Styles, '68
That sounds lovely, Jay! Y'all have a great time!
From Glenn Dye ('60) of TX - 07/25/06:
THE PICTURE YOU HAD ON THE LAST NEWSLETTER OF THE FAMILY WITH THE LAST NAME OF PAYNE - ARE THEY RELATED TO YOU? MY MOTHER'S SIDE OF THE FAMILY WERE NAMED PAYNE ALSO. THEY WERE FROM REIDSVILLE, N.C. WE MAY BE DISTANT COUSINS.
GLENN DYE 60 TYPHOON FOREVER
I'd say that was a distinct possibility, Glenn!
|Wedding Portrait - Married 30 Jan1867|
Rev. Jordan Nathaniel Payne, CSA
b. 2 June 1846 - Alexander Co., NC
d. 6 June 1915 - Morganton, Burke, NC
Barbara Anne Eliza Warlick Payne
b. 18 Aug 1848 - Rutherford College, Burke, NC
d. 16 Oct 1917 - Morganton, Burke, NC
Those are indeed my great grandparents, Glenn. My mother's mother was also a Payne - and her husband told her so repeatedly! Budda-bing-budda-boom!
As a matter of fact, thanks to the tireless efforts of my mother and her sister (and a bit of my own), I have that Payne line traced back to about 1665 in Spotsylvania Co., VA before they settled in North Carolina. It's a more interesting story than many, so I'll share that with you next time when I'm not trying to fly out the door!
From Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 06/20/06 - "ATTENTION
OF 1964 TYPHOONS":
|If you will require lodging, we have
reserved a block of 15 rooms at the Point Plaza, 950 J. Clyde Morris Blvd.,
Newport News VA, for Saturday night, October 14th, at a special NNHS rate of
$79 (Standard) or $99 (Suite) plus 12.5% tax. You must make your reservation
NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2006. Call
1-757-599-4460 or 1-800-841-1112. In order to receive the special rate, you
must clearly say "NNHS Class of 1964 Birthday Celebration" when making the
reservation. Because of this requirement, it is recommended that you DO NOT
make your reservation over the Internet.
Thank you, David!
Y'all have fun!
Reunion information is ALWAYS posted very near the top on the front page, and on the Reunion Page section:
Henceforth, it will be repeated here, lest you forget:
The Great Open Reunion sponsored by the NNHS Class of 1966
in honor of their graduation 40 years ago will be held on Friday, September 29, 2006 from 7:00 PM
to 1:00 AM at RJ’s Restaurant, 12743 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA.
On Saturday, September 30, 2006, meet at 11:00 AM at Newport News High School
(now Huntington Hall) for a tour of the high school and gym.
Parking is available next to the gym on Huntington Avenue.
On Saturday, September 30, 2006 from 7:00 PM to midnight,,the grand affair will be held
at Point Plaza Hotel, 950 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News, VA, 757-599-4460.
CONTACT Dee Hodges Bartram at email@example.com.
AND CHECK THIS WEB PAGE FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION - 06/27/06:
NNHS CLASS OF 1964
60th Birthday Celebration
INFORMAL "SOCK HOP" (WEEJUNS AND BLEEDING MADRAS, IF YA GOT 'EM), CATERED FOOD, ADULT BEVERAGES, MUSIC, DANCING, BIRTHDAY CAKE
We all agree that the Class of
1964 throws the best parties, and we really were flattered that so many
members of other classes attended our 40-year Reunion. However, the
Committee chose to invite only members of the Class of 1964
CONTACT Dave Spriggs firstname.lastname@example.org
AND CHECK THIS WEB PAGE FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION - 07/27/06:
OUR 60th BIRTHDAY PARTY PLANS ARE NOW FINALIZED, AND THE INVITATIONS
HAVE BEEN MAILED TO YOU, BUT YOU CAN ALSO SIGN UP RIGHT HERE.
ALL YOU HAVE TO DO IS OPEN THIS WEB PAGE:
THEN PRINT OUT AND COMPLETE THE RESERVATION FORM
AND POP IT ... AND THE CHECK ... IN THE MAIL TO US. IT IS JUST THAT SIMPLE.
AND, AT THE RIDICULOUSLY LOW FEE OF $25.00 PER PERSON, HOW COULD YOU EVEN CONSIDER MISSING THIS GALA EVENT?
(HECK!! I'D GIVE IT AWAY, BUT COOKIE WON'T LET ME!!)
Grand 50-year Reunion
of the NNHS Class of 1956
will be held on Friday, October 20, 2006 at the James River Country Club, Newport News, VA from 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM.
Cost is $56.00 per person, reservations required by Aug. 1.
at 7:00 PM, a casual get-together will be held in a Hospitality
Room, Country Inn & Suites on Route 17, Newport News, for all
CONTACT Judy Leggette Elliott at
"Dinner" Planning Meetings for
The Class of 1962!
They would love to have as many of their classmates as possible to participate in the future as they plan the details of their upcoming 45-Year Reunion!! Please plan to join them at their next meeting.
If you did not receive an announcement, they do not have your address.
Please email Pat Floyd Pride at email@example.com
or Brenda Amos Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org
for directions, and so that you can stay in touch.
Visit Brenda's 1962 Web Page:
AND CHECK THIS WEB PAGE FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION - 05/10/06:
From Catherine Slusser Hudson ('64) of VA - 07/13/06 - "Need A Laugh!?" (#6 in a
Thought you might get a chuckle out of some of these, a friend of mine sent them to me.
Thanks so much, Cathy! I do love this one!!! And I think we're all always in the market for a good laugh!
|I can't even comment on this one.|
There's much, much more to come next time! Y'all take care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER!
Love to all, Carol
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE:
PERSONAL WEB SITE: http://www.angelfire.com/weird2/cluckmeat
Carol Buckley Harty
219 Four Ply Lane
Fayetteville, NC 29311-9305
Words and Music by Paul Anka, 1957
I'm so young and
you're so old
This, my darling, I've been told
I don't care just what they say
'Cause forever I will pray
You and I will be as free
As the birds up in the trees
Oh, please stay by me, Diana
Thrills I get when you hold me close
Oh, my darling, you're the most
I love you but do you love me
Oh, Diana, can't you see
I love you with all my heart
And I hope we will never part
Oh, please stay with me, Diana
Oh, my darlin',
oh, my lover
Tell me that there is no other
I love you with my heart
Oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh
Only you can take my heart
Only you can tear it apart
When you hold me in your loving arms
I can feel you giving all your charms
Hold me, darling, ho-ho hold me tight
Squeeze me baby with-a all your might
Oh, please stay with me, Diana
Oh, please, Diana
Oh, please, Diana
Oh, please, Diana
Oh, wow, many from which to
choose. He wrote "My Way", but that is associated
with Frank Sinatra. As we all remember Anka from the late 50s on, it is a toss-up
among Diana, Lonely Boy, and Put Your Head on My Shoulder.
I vote for Diana as more upbeat for a MIDI.
Works for me! Thanks, David!
"Diana" midi courtesy of
at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 07/08/06
"Diana" lyrics courtesy of
also at the suggestion of Dave Spriggs ('64) of VA - 07/08/06
Thanks again, Dave!
First Image of Paul Anka courtesy of http://home.att.net/~cp-carolyn/paul_anka.html - 07/30/06
Second Image of Paul Anka courtesy of http://www.universal-music.co.jp/jazz/artist/paul_anka/index.html - 07/30/06
Balloon Divider Line clip art courtesy of http://www.hellasmultimedia.com/webimages/birthday/default.htm - 07/30/06
Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Air Force Seal clip art courtesy of http://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06
Marine Corps Seal clip art
Herbert Hice of MI
- one of my
Famous Marines who served in the South
Pacific during WWII.
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Army Seal clip art courtesy of Al
Farber ('64) of GA - 05/24/06
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