Class of 1959


Silver Spring, Maryland


Revised July 23, 2019


Be sure to check out the dapper young Mike Lopes in Lavern Baker’s video of “Jim Dandy” on the Milt Grant Show on May 27, 1957.  You will see him 3 minutes into the video on the right side as Lavern Baker looks at mail.

Enjoy a great selection of the best music of the 50s & 60s by clicking on the jukebox.


Take a look at our Tribute to Our Junior Class Trip to Jamestown & Williamsburg at


To view the video promo, please go to

Red and Black

To read the entire Red and Black dated September 26, 1958, please click on the paper. If anyone has another issue they would like to share, please let me know.

Here is a picture of the group attending the Northwood luncheon on 9/26/2018

Sitting: Helen Tassara; Susan Taylor, Jane Nyce. Standing; Ken Tucker, Harry Brown, Steve Lamphier, Tom Tassara, Bob Dubin, Bob McCullah, John Grimsley, Ken Simons, Pat McGraw Wensel, Ed Hutman, and Mike Lopes.

Class of ‘59

60th Reunion


Northwood's class of 1959 is holding our 60th reunion on Saturday, September 21, 2019 from noon to 4 PM in the Chesapeake Room, Leisure World, Silver Spring, Maryland. We are planning a buffet with cash bar.

The buffet options would include: beef tenderloin tips, chicken Chesapeake, and broiled jumbo lump crab cakes. Buffet also includes garden salad bar and rolls, choice of 2 sides (starch and vegetable), soft drinks and dessert. The total cost per person $43.

The planning committee is putting together an informal program of memorable Northwood events and class member accomplishments. If you are interested in attending, please email


The reunion committee"