Whitesburg KY

Moments and Memories of WHS


Changes at WHS 

This year at Whitesburg High has been one of many changes, but it has been one of advancement. It was the year that the construction began for the new addition to the school. The first step in this construction was to tear down the band building. It was a sad occasion for all of the band members, but especially for Mr. Lester, who had spent many years teaching in it. The band had a final farewell party in the band room before it was removed, with Mr. Lester playing the guitar and singing, with Joseph Estep’s “Ode to the Band Building” being read by several band members.

Then came the moving of the middle school trailers to make room for the new three-level parking lot. This would be enough space for both students and teachers to park their cars.

Even though it was hard to watch these changes being made, we knew it was for the better. It was for the future and it would be our past.

Senior Favorites

Movie-Rambo; Actor-Sylvester Stallone; Actress-Sally Field; TV Series-The Cosby Show-TV Commercial Smuggles; TV Rerun-Mash; Hangout-Pizza Hut; Food-Pizza; Drink-Pepsi; Color-Blue; School Activity-Lunch; Book-Gone With The Wind; Soap Opera-Days of Our Lives; Cartoon-Bugs Bunny; Comic Character-Garfield; Song-Oh Shelia; Female Vocalist-Tina Turner; Male Vocalist-Phil Collins; Sport-Football; Sports Personality-Kenny Walker; Car-Porsche; Musical Group-ZZ Top; Album-No Jacket Required, Phil Collins; Magazine-Seventeen.

What Are Those Seniors Saying Now?

“Don’t look at me, I didn’t do it”-Teresa Bates. “If you can’t get over it, crawl under it”-Tammy Trent. “What time is it?”-Charles Miller. “Whatever tickles you pickle”-Steven Bates. “It is a small world, but I wouldn’t want to paint it”-Danny Webb. “I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore”-Angie Mullins. ”Life’s a beach”- Michael Jackson. “Keep your feet on the ground and reach for the stars”- Marsha Holbrook “Due to events that have transpired recently, I decline to speak out about anything”-Scott Lewis. “That beats all I have ever seen”-Kelvin Eldridge. “Oh yeah”-Mary Brown. “How’s life?” -Alisa McCall. “I’m not amused”-Jennifer Ison. “Sounds good to me”- Danita Adams. “Whatever”- Jeanie Adams. “You don’t know me as well as you think you do”-Bessie Collins. “What’s happening”- Rosecondalee Hammonds. “Step right up there and don’t move”-David Profitt. “Die laughing, man”-Missy Bates. “I know what you are, but what am I?”-Stephanie Plymale. “No problem”- Sandy Morris. “That’s beside the point”-Gary Allen. “What’s life without a risk?” “This one’s for you”-Robert Hall. “You never grow old; you just die young”-Debbie Brock. “Dreams never die”- Wanda Watts.

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