Northridge Class of 1965 - Trivia Challenge
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Who are the only father and son combination to be
named MVP on the Northridge Boys Varsity their senior years
of 1965 and 1992?
What was the original name of the florist shop next to Rexall Drugstore...and what was its name changed to?
Who was the secretary to the Principal?
Who was homecoming queen in 1965...and who was her escort?
Who MVP on the girls varsity field hockey in 1965?
Who editor of the school newspaper in 1965?
Who was the yearbook editor our senior year?
Who was "HOOT"?
What teacher was always "bumming" cigarettes off students...and then turn them in for "smoking"?
What teacher's wardrobe include flannel army shirts?
How much was an NHS student parking pass in 1965?
What was a "dinky bird"..and where was it known to "land"?
Who was the assistant baseball coach in 1965?
What teacher's ex-husband was on Channel-2?
How did a "dough-dee" work?
What 2 things were unique about the Converse All-Stars (Chuck Taylor) gym shoes introduced in the early 60's?
Who did the "air-raid" scene in the play "The Mouse That Roared"?
Who had a '56 Chevy nicknamed "pinto" before Ford came out
with a car that name?
Answer: Tom Erickson - (Jack Wilson)
What teacher would sometimes say "do problems on pages
One-Zero-Eight, One-Zero-Nine, and One-Zero-Ten"?
Answer: Mrs. Haenzi - (Jack Wilson)
What teacher was knows as "Inky-Blinky"?
Answer: Mr. Helton - (Jack Wilson)
Who was All Sports Queen our senior year?
Answer: Cherry Clovis - (Rick Ploski)
Who was the head coach of the boys varsity basketball team
Answer: Mike Lindsay - (Rick Ploski)
Who was the physics teacher our senior year....and what was
that person's previous "occupation"?
Answer: Mr. Baldwin + retired Air Force Colonel - (Don Welch)
What was the name of the school newspaper?
Answer: The Bear Facts - (Don Welch)
Who was notorious for the saying "Stay off the floor with
those street shoes!"?
Answer: Mr. Fink - (Don Welch)
What was a "muzzy"...and with whom was it associated?
Answer: A history book + Mr. Renner - (Don Welch)
Who was the first person to graduate from the "new" high
Answer: Glenda Adkins - (Don Welch)
In 1965...how many girls were needed to start
a basketball game?
Answer: 6 - (Don Welch)
Name our 2 guidance counselors.
Answer: Klipps + Kruppman - (Don Welch)
What was a "FIART"...and with whom was it associated?
Answer: Fiat automobile owned by Wayne Hieatt - (Don Welch)
What was on the property just before the "new" high school was
Answer: NAAA baseball diamonds - (Don Welch)
What were the "submarine races"...and where were they normally
Answer: Making-out at DeWesse Parkway - (DonWelch)
What teacher was known for his "ski boots" and
was referred to as "Ski King"?
Answer: Mr. Leonard Myers - (Jack Wilson)
What was the dance called where girls asked guys to attend?
Answer: TWIRP Dance - (Jack Wilson)
In 1965...who was NHS' archrival in the SWBL?
Answer: Vandalia-Butler - (Jack Wilson)
What girls' sport required the wearing of skirts?
Answer: Field Hockey - (Jack Wilson)
What was the term that referred to the tight-legs of guy's
Answer: Pegged Pants - (Jack Wilson)
What classmate's father handed out diplomas at our
Answer: Carey Kelley' Father was on the school board - (Jack Wilson)
What were the name of the small hubcaps that were popular
in the early 60's?
Answer: Baby Moons - (Jack Wilson)
What club was associated with the YMCA...and who was the
Answer: Hi-Y and Mr. Ed Puterbaugh - (Jack Wilson)
What did GAA stand for?
Answer: Girls Athletic Association - (Jack Wilson)
Who was the polar bear mascot in 1965?
Answer: Ruthellen Kelley - (Jack Wilson)
What was the name of the bowling establishment in
Answer: Pastime Lanes - (Jack Wilson)
What was the controversial book read in Phil Wilson's class?
Answer: Catcher in the Rye - (Jack Wilson)
Who was MVP of the boys 1965 varsity basketball team?
Answer: Rick Ploski - (Jack Wilson)
What was the original name of the restaurant on North Dixie
next to (north) the old high school?
Answer: Char-R-Burger - (Jack Wilson)
Who was the last classmate to graduate in 1965?
Answer: Tom Zimmer - (Jack Wilson)
What was the name of the florist shop on North Dixie?
Answer: Moritz Flowers - (Jack Wilson)
What was the name of the "fast food" place across from
Queen of Martyrs?
Answer: The Golden Point - (Jack Wilson)
What was the first teacher that left the profession to go
sell for Josten's?
Answer: Dave Herring - (Mike Mescher '58)
What classmate is the current "voice" of Vandalia-Butler basketball
Answer: John Hauer - (Rick Ploski)
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