Jackson High School, NJ-Class of '68

All other "Early Year" Jackson Students Are Welcome Too

To all our friends from "nearby" years at Jackson High

Please join us here for good memories and conversation!

Thanks to all who attended our 35 Year Class of '68 Reunion. Let's see if we can arrange another one for the future (maybe "shared" with some other classes?). If this is your first time visiting this message board, please let us know that you are "out there". All you have to do is go to the bottom of this page and click the "Post Message" link. Then just type a brief message (like "hi all!"). This will let us know that you are "in touch" with us.

 

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Jackson High (NJ)-Class of '68 (and our friends from "nearby" years).

Welcome to the "Jackson High School Class of '68" Message Board. Other "old time" Jackson grads are also welcome to post (**If you're not a '68 grad-PLEASE LIST YOUR GRADUATION YEAR**). Please: NO foul language, NO Politics, NO religion, NO Commercial promotions and *especially* NO "forwarded jokes or related spam". Lets keep this an interesting and useful page that EVERYONE can enjoy! To join in and add your comment, please click "Post Message" below (you may need to click on "Next" to see all the messages).

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Topic RE: Coming back to NJ posted by aeronca65t@yahoo.com User
posted on January 20, 2010 at 07:24 AM Reply to this Message Write
Hi Alice!

Glad you are back east. Hope you have some comfort that your family is nearby. As I said in a previous message, loss of a loved one is the most painful thing that I know. There is no easy solution.....just give it time and keep as busy as you can.
I intend to keep this webpage going as long as people keep checking it out (it doesn't cost anything anyway). But many people who started here have moved over to Facebook. There are a LOT of Jackson High grads on Facebook.

To go to Facebook, <a href="http://www.facebook.com">~CLICK HERE.~</a> and then fill in the form under "Sign Up".

Once you're signed up in Facebook, you can search for "Jackson Memorial High School". You will find lots of people.

Don't get me wrong....Facebook is not perfect and in fact, some of the comments there can be annoying. Speaking personally, I am politicaly moderate and attend church regularly. But I don't want to force my views on others. Some of our old Jackson grads on Facebook seem to feel they should "preach" to us about religion every day....I find that tiring. Also, there seems to be some Jackson grads that think it's OK to spread extreme, right-wing politics and untrue, disrespectful comments about our president. I have lots of friends and family that are both Rebublican and Democrat......but in the real world, most of us avoid these extreme type of people who attack the people that they disagree with. Honest criticism is one thing, but out-and-out lies is another.

So, Facebook is fun and there's a lot of good folks on there. I would just avoid "friending" some of the folks there that have extreme religious or political views.
Topic RE: Coming back to NJ posted by Alice User
posted on January 18, 2010 at 11:33 AM Reply to this Message Write
Hi to All, I am back here a year now. Ended up at my daughterr's where after a month I fell and broke my left shoulder and arm I am now living in a nursing home. Nesconset Rehabilitation and nursing Center. 100 Southern Blvd Rm120w Nesconset NY11767. my phone #is 6312650138. call any time Ihave to remember to put on the ringer on my phone because
I keep getting called by a fax mechine it is annoying. As u can see I have access to a computer. which is great. I still miss Jon very much. But my daughter Susan has been very helpfull to me.
Topic RE: Coming back to NJ posted by Alice User
posted on December 30, 2008 at 10:01 AM Reply to this Message Write
Thanks Nial, I will allso be bringing back squints and Raven 2 of my cats. Bootswould not eat so they put her down. Thje only humane thing to do, Hope to see you soon . Alice
Topic RE: Coming back to NJ posted by Nial User
posted on December 30, 2008 at 07:52 AM Reply to this Message Write
Alice:

I have been on the road far too much in the last two weeks and have had little time to write.

I was very sorry to hear the news about Jon. Speaking from personal experience, I can only tell you that there is no "magic solution" when dealing with the loss of a loved one.
The best thing is to stay as busy as possible.
I hope that returning to the eastern US and seeing some familiar faces will bring you some comfort.
Topic RE: Coming back to NJ posted by Maria User
posted on December 29, 2008 at 07:03 PM Reply to this Message Write
Hi Alice. If you will be living with your sister and not with your daughter, please send me your address and phone number so I can keep in touch with you. My prayers are with you at this difficult time in your life.
Big Kiss, Maria
Topic Coming back to NJ posted by Alice User
posted on December 28, 2008 at 07:05 PM Reply to this Message Write
Hi to all .ON Jan 3 I will be flying back to JFK on Jet Blue flt192 arrivingat8pm. I will be giing to live with my sister Georgette and her Husband Mike Flanagan. I think thjis will work out better than living wiith my daughter and her family. See u soon. Alice
Topic RE: Alice posted by Debby Wilson User
posted on December 04, 2008 at 08:10 PM Reply to this Message Write
Hi Alice, been a long time since we emailed. I'm glad to hear you are doing better. Happy Holidays to you and your hubby. Stay well.
Topic RE: History Lesson posted by D O C ' 67 User
posted on October 31, 2008 at 08:29 AM Reply to this Message Write
Boy does that bring back memories- forgot how old Switlik was when
we went there--
Still remember the musty smell of those stage curtins to this day-
We could make a movie about our freshman football team- "Lovable Losers"- Poor Coach Munley, wish he had a few more good players on
that team, instead of guys like me-- The Best Benchwarmer Ever At
Jackson Jr Sr High--
Topic RE: History Lesson posted by walt User
posted on October 30, 2008 at 07:13 PM Reply to this Message Write
you guys ues to skull session on the all purpose room stage, you could still hear coach "silently" cursing at you from behind the curtain
Topic History Lesson posted by D O C ( ' 67 ) User
posted on October 29, 2008 at 03:22 PM Reply to this Message Write
Let's start at the very beginning-- I moved to Jackson the summer after my 8th grade in South Brunswick school system-- 9th grade for the class of 1967 the 8th grade class of 1968 AND the 7th grade of
1969 all began their Jackson education at Switlik going to split sessions-- I'm not sure but I think we finally got to attend the actual high school before the academic year was over -- the football team used a practice field near the Orthodox church-- we players spent the beginnings of practice picking up pieces of broken glass and empty beer cans- but the sand burrs were a constant pain---- Coach Munley could not kick anybody off team - think we only had 15 players-- Dave Green, Scott Morrow, John Diab, Big Ray Carraker, John Hogan, Micky Morrison, Kevin Williams and assorted others made up the backbone of that team --

As we say in Alabama-- " Roll Tide "
Topic RE: Alice posted by Ellentonpaint@aol.com User
posted on September 27, 2008 at 04:21 PM Reply to this Message Write
Amen to that! Alice, May you continue to do better with each new day. Our thoughts & prayers continue for you both.
Best Wishes, Charley & Pat
Topic RE: Alice posted by Nial User
posted on September 27, 2008 at 11:28 AM Reply to this Message Write
Alice:

Speaking for all of us, I'll just say that we are relieved to hear that you are in a better situation. I am under the gun at work right now....super busy. But will try to call you soon.

Nial
Topic Alice posted by Alice User
posted on September 26, 2008 at 06:21 PM Reply to this Message Write
Hi all. Iam out of the nursing home and doing much better. Thankyou for all your prayers and good wishes. Gor now Jon and I are staying here in Las Vegas. Weare in an efficency apt with all utilities included.We are both doing well. talk to you all soon new phone #is 702 6439220 ext102.
Topic Alice Wodesky-message posted by Nial User
posted on January 24, 2008 at 05:20 PM Reply to this Message Write
ALL: Alice called me on Jan 23-2008 to tell me that she'd had a stroke. She is in a hospital in Los Vegas doing some rehabilitation/physical therapy right now. She is trying hard to get better. Her plan in the next few months is to come back east and stay in a rehab facility near her sister. Jon is doing OK, but with some health concerns also...he will probably drive back east with their stuff. Alice told me it was OK to post a phone number to contact her, so that's what I'm doing. The number is 1-702-465-0119. I do not think she has access to the internet. I know she would love to hear from some of us. It would surly cheer her up. By the way, she is also hopeful that we can have a re-union of our class in Summer of 2008.

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