We were the Bicentennial Seniors!
Our class colors were red, white, and blue. Chevy made a special edition
red, white, and blue nova that year. I wanted one very badly, like every
18 year old. Most of us got our English credit that year taking Rock Opera
and studying Tommy, Hair and JC Superstar!
We went on a field trip to
Subic NS to visit the USS Enterprise aircraft carrier. Boy did the Navy
sure regret that! The trip ended with several class members being put on
The fashion amoung my peer
group was "nouveaux sloppy". Jeans and army jackets that everyone would
sign. The air was heavy with rock and roll and smoke. Even AFRN was lightening
up and playing top 40.
Then, a few months before
graduation, the worst part of 1976 happend. DISCO! And I have the pictures
of our prom suits to prove how bad things got!