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Norwood High School
Class Of 1962

 

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

Hello 1962 NHS Classmate and Friends Well the plans are now confirmed, We are so excited and hoping that you will be able to join us for our 60th class reunion! Think how fortunate we are able to still be able to still visit together!!! It will be a BB Riverboat Dinner/ with cash bar cruise on Thursday, October 13th! The boat sails at 7:00 pm and ends at 9:00 pm. We can board the boat at 6:00 pm. An added bonus is that “BLINK” will be happening in Downtown Cincinnati! The Lights will be displayed from both sides of the River We should be able to see a good bit of it from the boat.

Also the next day (Friday, October 14) the Alumni Room will be opened up from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm for you to spend a couple of hours reminiscing about the time you spent at NHS with class mates and reliving our senior year with the help of all Mirrors and other displays. Bring anything you have from our time together that you want to share. We will be offering a light lunch during those hours.

On your own Friday evening October 14 will be the Distinguished Hall of Fame dinner and ceremony held at the RSVP Event Center, Wards Corner Road Loveland . We hope many of you will be able to attend that also, as there will be a lot of other classes in attendance. Tables will be reserved for our class just mark class year on your reservation. Those being inducted are Tim Hatfield '63, Art Ledbetter "65,Tom Stretch '58 and Diana Fye-Rogers '70 Reservation forms are in the current Reflections or contact Chris Hall at NHSAlumni2020@aol.com

We will need a quick response from you if you are able to join us. The cost will be $60 per person and we must have your check by September 15th. Please make your check out to NCSAA…and be sure and note on the memo space “Donation for 1962 Class Reunion” and return it with a copy of your reservation form ( Send attached) to NCSAA PO Box 12664 Norwood Ohio 45212 If you have any questions, please contact Darlene Eads Hare at darleneandbob@gmail.com 513 967 0895, Sharon Adams Hofmann at shlucky13@aol.com So excited to be seeing you!!!!

Your Reunion Committee, Charlie Tubbs, Bob Broun, Ray Herrera, Mike O'Meara, Judy Reynolds, Jim Ballinger Sharon Hofmann, Darlene Eads

 

 

The Grand Lady of Sherman Avenue
I took a slow walk around our old high school to look deeply into her soul and see what kind of vibrations I could feel as I looked at her carefully for the first time in my 70 years. I was amazed at the classic beauty of the building itself. The sunlight glistened off of Rookwood tiles that encircled her just below the bricks in her crown. Bas relief Gothic goddesses were the sentinels standing watch over the ramparts of the various entrances. The main stairway was wide and inviting as if welcoming to all…..
But then a voice seemed to say to me “Enter here at your own peril; for those who do will be forever changed.” I remembered that we met a Mr. Shakespeare who would teach us that “the evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones-----so let it be with Caesar.” Later, we would be reading about the campaigns of Caesar------in Latin. In physics class we would be introduced to Isaac Newton--------then in math, we would be introduced to an invention of his------a form of mathematics called calculus.
My mind was racing a mile a minute as I realized how all of this classical form of education was integrated together to give the students a foundation to equip them to enter the world and be ready to become a part of society. And oh, how the students of Norwood High School assimilated into this world. We have had more than our share of doctors, lawyers, and other professional people. We have had pro athletes, movie stars, politicians, and educators at all levels. We have had artists, musicians, and theologians. Soldiers from NHS have bled on the beaches of the islands of the pacific, the coasts, mountains, and plains of Europe, the cold mountains of Korea, the waters, swamps, and highlands of Vietnam, and every military engagement right up to the present day. We have had captains of ships, aircraft pilots, tank commanders and every other job required by those who would answer the call of their country.
It was as if the building was trying to relay some deeper meaning to me----- as if in some symbolic way it was saying “I am not alive; but I give life. Each of my bricks when taken separately has no meaning. But stacked together, they provide an environment that gives purpose to chance.”
I walked away with a deeper respect and affection for my Alma Mater. May the grand lady of Sherman Avenue stand for another hundred years and touch and bless the lives of countless future generations.
William R. Wallace NHS’62