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Dennis Martin has recently shared some of his amazing and detailed memories of our high school days on our class Facebook page.  Those of us who are members of the group "Winter Park High School Class of 1967" on Facebook have thoroughly enjoyed his often hilarious posts!  We hope that all of you will now be able to enjoy reading them on this website.  Your own memories just might pop up to the surface as you relive some of the things Dennis describes.  PLEASE share your memories with us!  You are invited to write blog posts for this site!  Help all of us remember...before our memories go!!!
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July 18, 2016

The Nerds Hide Out in the Nerds? Hideout

By Dennis Martin

After our junior year, some students had already taken all of the mathematics courses that WPHS had to offer, so several students asked/petitioned the principal to offer another course, Calculus. It had never been done before at WPHS or in Orange County, and I believe the princ...

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July 17, 2016

Hola Mrs. Rosenberg!

By Dennis Martin

I was never good at languages. Should have started when I was 5, not 15. So, how I ever ended up in Spanish III is beyond me. It probably turned out to be a good thing in the long run . . . Anita LeBlanc was in that class. And as we tooled around Tucson, AZ last year, we remini...

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July 17, 2016

Computerized Integration

By Dennis Martin

Here’s a story I’ve never told before. As President of the Student Council, I’d get lots of ads from different organizations – fund-raising ideas mostly – pendants, banners, whatever. An interesting one came in which we implemented – a dance which would computer-...

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July 17, 2016

Mrs Aylward?s Formula & Spinal Adjustments

By Dennis Martin

English was never one of my favorite subjects. I still don’t understand how a character in a novel can have feelings. It’s just ink on paper. But if literature was baffling, fathoming the rules of punctuation was next to impossible sometimes. Why couldn’t punctuation rules b...

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July 16, 2016

Dr. Bender?s Little Red Book

By Dennis Martin

Before high school, and before my family moved to the Winter Park area, I met daily with Dr. Bender in the summer of 1964. Each junior high school in Orange County could nominate and send two students to a summer program in which we studied at Rollins College in the morning, th...

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