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07/11/10 07:00 PM #27    

George Lipp

Here is a link explaining the weirdos down the hall from our reunion, courtesy of Margaret Rose.

http://jacksonville.com/news/metro/2010-07-10/story/costumed-crowd-fills-gaming-sci-fi-con-jacksonville-hyatt
 


07/11/10 07:07 PM #28    

Sherrill Shave Phillips

What a great time we all had.!!  I can't believe I finally went to one after all these years.  Now I really am sad I didn't make any of them.  Kudos to Kathy and the reunion committee.  You all did an amazing job with everything.  My husband  started and  has maintained the Jackson High School  reunion website and been on the committee also,  so I know how much time and effort it takes. Let's not forgot to thank these guys for all their hard work and time spent away from their families.  Again, it was GRRRREAT seeing everyone.  God Bless..

 


07/11/10 09:10 PM #29    

David Deal

Kathy Shad, once again you did a great job. I know others also helped and I appreciate them too, but for some reason it doesn't seem like it would be the same without you. I had a great time and am looking forward to the next one.


07/12/10 10:05 AM #30    

 

Hampton Bailey, Jr.

TO ALL MY CLASSMATE IT WAS SO GOOD TO SEE YOU ALL LOTS OF FUN AND I LOVE YOU ALL TAKE CARE  AN BE BLESS


07/12/10 01:58 PM #31    

Lynn Milbourne Fusilier

I had a great time.  It reminded me of when I was a kid hanging out with my friends after school.  I was not surprised by the sucess of our classmates, I knew you all were bound for good things.

Thanks Kathy and team for all the time spent in the preparations.  I had lost contact with just about everyone.  Yet, when we got together, it seemed like just a little time had passed.  It sure was nice to share memories! 

 

 


07/13/10 11:30 AM #32    

 

Patricia Duncan Pearson

Cudos to Kathy Shad Canto and the Reunion Committee for a job well done!  It was great to see everyone again.  Look forward to 50!

Patty Duncan Pearson


07/14/10 10:00 PM #33    

Connie Ratliff Hartle

Kathy I want to thank you and all your helpers for caring enough to put on such a good reunion!  I had such a great time reminiscing with friends.  It brought back memories that would have passed me by, maybe forever.  I have to say it was so strange walking around with people looking at my name tag picture instead of my face! Thanks again, it sure was fun!


07/16/10 12:53 PM #34    

Margaret Rose

Thanks to everyone who is posting pictures from our reunion.


07/16/10 12:59 PM #35    

Gwendolyn Butler

Who was 'Miss Wolfson'   ?

Who was the first black girl to be nominated to run?


07/16/10 05:57 PM #36    

Margaret Rose

Miss Wolfson was   Susie  Chappell  ??


07/17/10 07:56 PM #37    

Karen White Cox

 THANKS to the people who've posted their pics!  I thoroughly enjoyed looking through all of them.

Class of 1970 has aged beautifully!  


07/19/10 04:47 PM #38    

Frank Odom,

Kathy, Thank you for your efforts on the most superb reunion.  It was a great time seeing everyone. I hope the "Class of 70"  41st reunion will be equally great!


07/21/10 05:14 PM #39    

Claire Naughton Howard

Kathy and Jeffrey, and all others involved in working on our reunion, and I do mean "Working!"   You guys did a fabulous job!!!!  A good time was had by all.  It was so nice to see everyone again, and even meet some I didn't have the privilege of knowing back when. 


07/25/10 08:11 PM #40    

George Lipp

Many thanx for posting the pictures, great job Mr. Z. Do you do Bar Mitzvahs and weddings? One request, is it possible for someone to tag the pictures, I don't seem to know as many of my classmates as I thought I did.


07/25/10 08:16 PM #41    

Kathy Shad Canto

I thought about it but wasn't sure on everyone and didn't want to leave anybody out.  I may try.


08/07/10 12:11 AM #42    

 

Janet Jones Scott

 Thanks to everyone that made this reunion the best of the best.  It seems the older you get the more you appreciate the hard work that everyone put into this special time that we all enjoyed on July 10, 2010.  Thank you all again for making this such a wonderful memory in everyone's life.  And believe me, I know, that time passes so fast the older we get...so the next reunion is right around the corner.  Great health to all our classmates and may we all attend the next and have just as much fun reconnecting to our youth!  Thanks again, Kathy, Becky, Barbara, Sandra, Tom, etc. etc. etc.  Your guys are the best!


08/11/10 10:12 AM #43    

George Lipp

Janet, it was fun reconnecting with you. Thanx for posting the pictures from 2nd and 3rd grade.


08/19/10 02:27 AM #44    

 

Lawrence Scafuti

Hey, Joe, Laura was right on the answer to 2.; you were wrong (LOL!).

 

 


08/19/10 02:28 AM #45    

 

Lawrence Scafuti

What happened to Beverly Tebow?


09/17/10 11:19 AM #46    

Benjamin Kramer

Sorry I missed all the fun. I didn't know anything about it until now. I am still alive and kicking in Seymour Tn. , just outside Knoxville near the Smokies.  Anyone wanting to chat here is my Email: www.bkusc75@yahoo.com .  Ben Kramer


10/20/10 10:43 PM #47    

 

Lawrence Scafuti

Just saw that Mr. Sweet had passed away.  Although I never took shop myself, my sincerest sympathies are with all of those who had him as a teacher and with his surviving family and friends; I myself was sad when I'd learned that Mrs. Garfinkel, my Latin teacher, and Mr. Brooks, my teacher for second-year Spanish, had passed away.  May Mr. Sweet's soul, the souls of all of our deceased familiy members, friends, relatives, former classmates, former teachers, former administrators, and the souls of all the faithfully departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.  May they all have eternal rest, and may perpetual light shine upon them. 


10/28/10 06:44 PM #48    

Benjamin Kramer

Larry, it is indeed sad when we find out some of the people that touched our lives have passed. Larry , you were a kind, caring spirit in high school and I can see you haven't changed a bit. One of my biggest regrets is that I wasn't always the nicest person in regards to you and especially Bethene McCollum. It was easy to fall into doing what everyone else was doing when I knew it wasn't right. I laughed when they put things in your chair or called you and Bethene names , and it really wasn't funny. So please accept a belated heartfelt apology for my actions. I realize now that kindness , generosity and a true sense of humility will get you into heaven no matter how popular or cute you think you are. May G-d bless you and all my friends from Wolfson. Ben Kramer


11/23/11 01:22 PM #49    

George Lipp

Small world. I hadn't seen Jimmy Harvin since our 10th reunion, couldn't find him searching the internet. I got a text msg from my son who is working in Gainesville, "Do you know a James Harvin?" Turns out Jimmy was "retiring" from the place my son works at.


07/15/12 05:17 PM #50    

Gwendolyn Butler

Fantastic 60th Party!!!

Congratulations to our faithful committee, for a job well done !!!


02/05/14 05:13 PM #51    

 

Lawrence Scafuti

Ben, I haven't heard from you or seen you in ages--how are you?  I guess that middle age softens one's attitude toward things that happened so long ago (can it possibly be so long ago now?).  Thanks again for your belated, albeit unnecessary, apology, as I don't even remember anything about Bethene and myself, as it is--I certainly forgive you.  I hope that you are well, and I suspect that by this time we should exchange condolences with each other, as my dad passed away in May 1981, Johnny in Jan. 1989, and Mama on June 1, 2005 (I'm guessing that both your parents have passed away by now, as they were much older than mine, and, if so, my sincerest condolences to you; if not, I hope that they live quite a few more years.). 

To update you a little bit, Joy Williams, who lived at 2957 Amellia Drive until 1965, and I, have been living together chastely, as Mary and Joseph did, since 2010.  We have both converted to the Catholic faith (me in 1976--her in 2011), and hope that one day she will be able to complete the paperwork that she needs to complete in order for us to get married in the Church. 

May God continue to bless you and yours, and I hope to see you at the next reunion.

Ma'zel Tov and L'Chaim, my dear friend,

Sincerely,

Larry

P.S. Please pardon the misspellings of the Hebrew expressions, if I messed up.

 

 

 

 


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