12/04/10 - NNHS Newsletter - More Hanukkah!
As you celebrate
the Festival of Lights
may your home be bright
with happiness and love.
Best Wishes at Hanukkah!
Dear Friends and Schoolmates,
I trust you're still enjoying your holiday! Life's too short - we should always enjoy what we're doing at any given moment.
BONUS #1 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGR7oChbbEY - Mi Yemalel? - Oren and Chaya
BONUS #2 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYTr-1MZc68&NR=1&feature=fvwp - Mi Ymaleil? - Craig Taubman - Watch the candles!
BONUS #3 - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHSrRy_Tceo&feature=related - Mi Y'Malel? - HIR Community Choir
THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS:
Happy Birthday today to William D. Dangler ('57) of VA AND Howard Williamson (Hampton HS - '63) of VA!
Happy Birthday tomorrow to - Eugene Peters ('57) AND the late Gene Peters ('57) (deceased - 07/24/09) AND Melody Clendenin DeBerry (Warwick HS - '66) of VA!
Happy Birthday this week to:
06 - Frances Scheinman Berkman ('57);
07 - Jay Styles ('68) of VA AND Janice Pratt McGrew (Hampton HS - '67) of VA AND Tim Parsons ('73) of VA;
09 - Shirley Smith Langston ('57);
10 - John Murden ('60) of VA AND Glen Davenport ('63) of VA!
Many Happy Returns, One and All!
THIS DAY IN WWII:
December 04, 1942 - U.S. bombers attacked the Italian mainland for the first time during World War II.
THIS DAY IN 1965:
|Saturday, December 4, 1965 - Film director Álex de la Iglesia was born in Bilbao, Spain.|
From Norris Perry (Warwick HS - '59) of VA - 08/05/10 - "Vote for Grace (REPEATED)":
This is my daughter Laura's dog in a contest to be on the cover of a bag
of dog food.
Vote every day for Grace. Thanks.
Oh, Laura is your daughter, Norris! Well, that makes it all the more important!
Grace was named the September 2010 People's Choice! This is the last month we can vote for Grace - the last 31 days we have to make a difference.
It only takes about two seconds to cast your allotted daily vote)!!!< Doncha wanna go shopping and spot Grace's image on a bag of dog food and know that YOU played a large part in placing her there?!?
WILD GIGGLES! Thank you, Carla! Happy Hannukah!
From My Friend, Judy Bundy Bowermaster (Litchfield HS, IL - '59) of IL - 11/30/10 - "Christmas CanCan (your first card of the season?)":
|This is so cool! My new
favorite CHRISTMAS song!
Christmas CanCan (your first card of the season?)
http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid1909243034?bctid=53156488001 - Christmas CanCan - Straight No Chaser - Lyrics and arrangement by Walter Chase
HOW DELIGHTFUL! Thanks, Judy - Merry Christmas! (I saved this for our second Hanukkah issue of the season for reasons which become obvious towards the end of the video.)
From Wayne Agee ('58) of FL - 12/02/10 - "1950-1960 PHOTOS.... A better Time":
Carol......Something we all can remember..............
Subject: 1950-1960 PHOTOS....
A better time..........................
WOWZERS! How cool is this?!? Thanks, Wayne!
From My Husband, Paul Harty (Bardolph HS, IL - '61) of IL - 12/03/10 - "Baby Elephant rescue":
The wonders of
nature..............and a mother's love.
AWWW! Even knowing the outcome ahead of time, this made me nervous and antsy to watch. Poor little fella! I especially appreciated the way the rest of the herd helped the mama with the rescue. There are times we all need a little help!
From Wayne Stokes ('65) of VA - 12/03/10, 9:38 AM - "Must see this beware" AND From the Head Flagtwirler of 1965, Janice McCain Rose of Northern VA - 12/03/10, 10:47 AM - "BE CAREFUL":
FYI! If the crooks didn't know about this, after this report they will--and it will spread across the country. The symbol is on the back of the card.
We just checked our cards and one of them has this technology so I'm going to wrap in Reynolds Wrap®.
Another way to rip us off through the miracle of technology
A MUST SEE VIDEO
YOWZERONI! Thanks, Sweeties! We saw this on TV the other night. Think of the plus side, though. Now you get to spend more time socializing in line while waiting for everyone to extricate their cards from the layers of aluminum foil. No, wait, that's not usually really a plus factor, is it?!?
(Warwick HS - '57) of VA - 11/19/10 - "Newport News
scenes." (#8 in a Series of 8):
Chambers of VA -
07/01/09, 02/07/10, AND 07/31/10 - "CNC BOOK BROCHURE & AD" AND 61-62 DECADERS ADDENDA AND DRAMATIC WORKSHOPS STUDENTS:
Contact Dr. Chambers at email@example.com.
DATES TO REMEMBER:
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 - 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
2. Sunday, December 12, 2010 - Noon to 4:00 PM - Holiday Open House at the Chamberlin Lobby - Go see Brownie! 3. Wednesday, December 15, 2010 - 6:00 PM - The NNHS Class of 1958 will hold its Holiday Party at Al Fresco Ristorante, 11710 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News, VA 23606. CONTACT: Joe Drewry (firstname.lastname@example.org, 757-244-4443, ext 4)
4. Thursday, January 6, 2011 - 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 fiends in that year, go visit with them.5. Wednesday, February 9, 2010 - 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.
6. Saturday, April 30, 2011 - The NNHS Class will have a Luncheon. Team Leaders are Mickey Marcella (email@example.com - 757-249-3800), Betty Hamby Neher (firstname.lastname@example.org - 757-898-5099), and Dr. Harry Simpson (email@example.com - 804-694-0346). - CLASS OF 1954
7. Saturday, July 9, 2011 (6:30 PM to 11:30 PM) - The Class of 1971 will hold its 40-Year Reunion at Newport News Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Drive, Newport News. For details, contact Richard Rawls at Richard@Rawls.com - CLASS OF 1971
http://www.nnhs65.com/requests-prayers.html - updated 08/22/10
http://nnhs.wordpress.com/ - updated 10/21/10
Y'all take good care of each other! TYPHOONS FOREVER! We'll Always Have Buckroe!
Love to all, Carol
NNHS CLASS OF '65 WEB SITE: http://www.nnhs65.com
==============================================Carol Buckley Harty
Sh'ma Bayamim hahem baz'man hazeh,
Mi yemalel g'vurot Yisrael?
Who Can Retell?
Who can tell
the things that befall us?
"Hear O'Israel! The Lord is our G-d, the Lord is One!" (Devarim 6:4)
“Mi Yemalel” midi courtesy of http://www.jr.co.il/music/midi/jewish.htm - 12/28/05
lyrics (and available sheet music) transcribed from
http://www.ort.org/ort/hanukkah/song2.html - 12/29/05
(My deepest apologies if I mutilated the transcription.)
"Shema Yisrael" ("Hear O'Israel") Image (©2006 Adam Rhine) courtesy of http://www.hebrewart.com/images.htm - 12/29/05
Gold Star of David clip art used to form Divider Lines courtesy of ??? - 12/26/05
Animated Tiny Birthday Cake clip art courtesy of
Sarah Puckett Kressaty ('65) of
VA - 08/31/05
Thanks, Sarah Sugah!
Hampton High School's Crab clip art courtesy of
Replaced courtesy of http://www.hamptonhigh1964.com - 02/17/09
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
Marine Corps Seal clip art courtesy of the late
Herbert Hice of MI -
one of my
who served in the South Pacific during WWII.
Thanks again, Herbie!
Navy Seal clip art courtesy of http://www.onemileup.com/miniSeals.asp - 05/29/06
Litchfield High School's Purple Panther Paw Print courtesy of http://www.litchfield.k12.il.us/ - 06/23/07
Air Force Seal clip art courtesy ofhttp://www1.va.gov/opa/feature/celebrate/milsongs.htm - 07/07/06
Animated Hiding Mallard (by AF Artist - Josh Doohen) courtesy of http://www.animationfactory.com - 08/28/08
Animated Ringing Christmas Bell clip art (designed by Art Holden) courtesy of http://www.animationfactory.com- 12/08/05
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