The High School Years of 1961
See what you remember about our wonderful High School days in Farmington.
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1) What was the name of the girl that drove a 1955 Thunderbird with a Landau hardtop? (No- not the one in American Grafitti, the one at FHS from the Class of '61).
2) Michael's Drive-in was on the East end, with the Dairy Queen in the middle; what was the name of the turn-around point on the West end when dragging Main?
A&W Root Beer
Hogback Trading Post
None of the above
Totah Theater when short on gas
3) Who sponsored the street-parking lot dances at the Piggly Wiggly parking lot?
4) Which inside dance site was THE most popular to attend?
Arthur Murray's Dance Studio
5) What was the holiday involved in the prank that was our excuse for the FIRST school walkout?
Mr. Horvath's wedding anniversary
De-pants a Freshman day
Annual Chockcherry Kegger
6) Why was it called Cherry Hills?
There were lots of cherry trees on the hill
There were rumors about what went on in the hills
Somebody couldn't spell cherrie
Same reason another place was called Chokecherry Canyon
Mt. Rushmore was already taken
Developers hadn't moved in yet
I don't think this is a fair question
7) What was the site of the heartbreaking loss in the State Football Championship game?
Rose Bowl in Pasadena
Highland's High School in Albuquerque
Clovis High School in Clovis
Lou Browza's cow pasture in Flora Vista
Ft. Lewis in Colorado
Swinburn Elementary School
8) Who had the largest stolen hubcaps stash in the whole State of New Mexico?
Big Daddy Don Garlits`
The Aztec Car Clubs
Vina Walz (I just like how that name looks!)
9) Who selected the winner of the Miss Scorpion contest?
All of the above
10) When the Class of 1961 graduated, what was the population of Farmington?
Several hundred less than before we graduated
This is a trick question
78,000 if you include Horned Toads and Scorpions
11) BONUS QUESTION: What were the call numbers (on the dial) for KWYK Radion Station?
I listened to KOMA
None of the above (CAREFUL)
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