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Welcome to the Northfield Mount Hermon Class Of 1957 web site - your "home base" for exchanging messages, news, pictures, announcements, etc. with our classmates.

Please take a quick tour of the site - review class histories and epilogue, check out the Class Photo Gallery, check the Message Forum for discussions, etc.  Also, see how things have (and have not) changed since "our days" by taking the NMH Video Tours.

Enjoy our class website, and if you have suggestions for improvement please share them.

Add to Calendar 02/19/2018 08:00 AM 02/19/2018 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles Summary of the event Description of the event Location of the event
ANNOUNCEMENTS

Our 57 Fall Fling is just about three weeks away. We do know that Bruce and Marsha Johnson, Dave and Pat Williams, Bob and Judi Mansfield, Darrell and Judy Cooper, Ginger Lang, Steve and Barbara Springer, Sarah Reeves, Joyce Arthur, Phyllis Green, and probably Marilyn and Dick Kellom are coming. We wonder if YOU may be joining us for all or part of those three days! 

If you are coming please let Bruce Johnson (603-526-4506 or bungabkj@gmail.com) or Dave Williams (603-875-0363 or revdcwms@metrocast.net) know and include your schedule, what meals and events you will attend, etc. Details are below.

If you are not coming, please send at least a paragraph or even a short story to let us know what and how you are doing.

Hang on, we may make it to our 65th reunion, staying in shape at this annual event!

Dave  Williams smiley

 

Registration for our 2018 Annual Class Mini-Reunion,

now officially named ‘57 FALL FLING

DATE: Thursday, Sep 27- Saturday, Sep 29, 2018

NEW LOCATION: Lakes Region of New Hampshire from Alton to New London or Lake Winnipesaukee to Pleasant Lake!

HOSPITALITY by Marsha and Bruce Johnson and Pat and Dave Williams  Each of their homes can host up to two couples for the two nights (Friday and Saturday, and maybe another day before or after if you negotiate with them! bungabkj@gmail.com or revdcwms@metrocast.net. See below for other housing options. 

TENTATIVE EVENTS proposed as follows:

DAY #1     9/27/18 (Thursday)  Travel, hiking up Pine Mountain in Alton meeting at 1 pm from bandstand at Alton Bay. That is an easy one hour round hike to see Lake Winnipesaukee in foreground and Mount Washington in the distance. Options are tours of NH Boat Museum or World War II Museum, both in Wolfeboro, or shopping in downtown Wolfeboro, Dinner at Williams Home in Alton at 5 pm and at closing with travel to overnight facilities.

DAY #2     9/28/18 (Friday)    Travel, Light Lunch at Johnson Home in Elkins NH at Noon, watersports and R&R on Pleasant Lake in Elkins. with kayaks, etc, and/or leaf peeking in the area.  Class Meeting at 3:30 to 4:30 pm conducted by Joyce Arthur and Steve Springer (chairs of our 2022 65th class reunion),  4:30 – 5:00 pm - time to visit or refresh for Dinner at 5:30 pm at the FLYING GOOSE BREW PUB in nearby New London, NH, concluding with travel to overnight facilities.

DAY #3    9/29/18 (SaturdayTwo and Half Hour Cruise on the M/S Mount Washington, boarding starting at 9:15 am at the Weirs in Laconia and launching at 10:00 am (If you get there at 10:01 am you can wave from the docks,). Cost will be $32 per person (just $25 if we have 20 or more in our group). A light luncheon is available on the boat or there are a multitude of restaurants at the Weirs or nearby. If we really do get 20 or more for the cruise, we can (probably) arrange a fine lunch at Faro Italian Grille, also at the Weirs. (Pat’s granddaughter is the manager of that wonderful restaurant!)  

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION on housing options, restaurants and area events include:

Restaurants:  Flying Goose Brew Pub in New London, Rusty Moose Restaurant in Alton, Pops Clam Shell at Alton Bay, Shipley's at the Pier at Alton Bay, Sandy Point in West Alton, and Faro Italian Grille at the Weirs in Laconia . If you want advice check on line or call Bruce or Dave!

Motels: Lamplighter Motor Inn in New London, Fairway Motel in New London, Fireside Inn & Suites in Gilford, Landmark Inn in Laconia, Afton Inn – Bed and Breakfast in Wolfeboro, Wolfeboro Inn in Wolfeboro, Bayside Inn in West Alton,  Inn at Pleasant Lake in New London. Again, if you want advice check on line or call Dave or Bruce.

Communications: Joyce Arthur is and has been the keeper of the Cell Phone List. We ask that everyone who is coming to please let her know your cell phone at her  608-207-8227 so that she can give all comers a list as we arrive! Dave and Bruce will try to keep the list of who who is coming, and when, and where you’re staying  and which events and meals are on your schedules, so please contact one of them ASAP and again if there are any changes in your intentions. Contact Dave at revdcwms@metrocast.net or 603-875-0363, except for September 9-15 when he and Pat will be celebrating their 15th wedding anniversary on a cruise on the Louis R. French windjammer (schooner) out of Camden, ME. Or, contact Bruce at bungabkj@gmail.com or 603-526-4506.

 

While the rest of us were freezing over the holidays, Ginger Roe Lang and her daughter were enjoying the wildlife of Kenya - click here to share her adventures of when the Two Dik-Diks Returned!

FYI: Each class now has a page on the NMH Website, which can be reached as follows: 

www.nmhschool.org --> Alumni --> Stay Connected --> NMH Community.  (At this point, if you have not already logged into NMH's website, you will be asked to do so.)  Next, click on 1957 Mount Hermon (at bottom of page).  At that point you can click on Directory to lookup a classmate, or click on Blog to read any postings.  As of now (Jan 10, 2017) there is only one Blog and it points back to this website.

Jeanne Magmer has submitted our class notes for the June 2018 NMH Magazine, and YOU GET TO SEE THEM 6 MONTHS EARLY!  Just click here to download and read.

You'll laugh - you'll cry - you'll be amazed!  OK, slight exaggeration maybe.  In any case, just before our 60th reunion the following classmates contributed updated bios.  Click on a name below to go directly to their profile and take a look at what they've been up to!  If the School Story window does not appear, click on the link next to Profile Questions.

Andy Aldrich, Bill Ballou, Pat Butterworth, Tony Cameron, Darrell Cooper, Jim Dunne, Dave Hamilton, Aaron Henschel, Lloyd Mitchell, Ed Olsen, John Parker, Jim Payne*, Malcolm Peck, Steve Springer, Peter Stone, Chuck Streeter, Ralph Wadleigh, Dave Williams, and Oliver Woshinsky

* record will download

NMH FY2017 Summary

Follow this link to download and read a quick wrap up of the end of the school year and reunion, and how your Alumni Council is helping to facilitate the communications process. I hope you’ll let me know if this information is informative, and don’t hesitate to reach out if there is anything you’d like to hear more about in the future.  Lloyd Mitchell (Mitch1680@gmail.com)

Malcolm Peck provided us with fascinating insights into Islamic Terrorism during our reunion.  Follow the link to read a summary of his presentation -  Islamic Terrorism: How Great Is The Danger And How Do We Defeat It

The Kelloms:  Marilyn Kellom was our class's Faculty Advisor at Northfield, so she and her husband, Dick, were invited to join our 60th reunion celebration.  Marilyn honored us with a presentation covering her "secret faculty courtship", discussion of some of the school rules and practices back in the day, some insight into behind-the-scenes decision-making regarding sale of the Northfield campus, and other interesting events during her tenure.  Click on this link - KellomsVideo - to view the video.

NMH Strategic Plan: Want to learn about the direction in which our beloved school is headed?  Follow the link to the booklet providing an overview of the NMH 2020 Strategic Plan - http://www.nmhschool.org/about-nmh/strategic-plan-0

Please use Info Exchange Forums to initiate or comment on discussions and topics.  Note that for each you can specify whether you want to be contacted via email when any change or addition is made.

Want to send an email to one or more classmates?  Go to Message Center and specify recipients.  Note that emails can only be sent to those classmates who have already joined this site.  If you are having any problems navigating this site, please email Lloyd Mitchell - many others probably have the same issue!



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