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Retro RFH Prom Posers

1988 RFH prom pose
Photo/Heather Andersen

A reprise, originally posted on June 10, 2021, to honor the best of RFH prom times during prom season …

The colors were deeper, the hair was higher and hemlines, too. The top song was George Michael’s Faith. The year was 1988 and the pre-prom scene for RFHers was the same, yet different.

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Retro RFH Weekend Warriors

RFH girls of the 80s party time
Photo/courtesy of Leslie Field Bell

Cheers to the spring sun, fun and RFH teen weekend warrior times!

Yes, there’s nothing quite like a toast to warmer times retro RFH style! The spring sun is finally out, things are warming up to a summertime temperature and it’s time for a time honored party — or at least a partying spirit.

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Retro RFH Boys’ Ball Play

RFH boys play ball in the 1970s
Photo/George Day

Play ball!

That’s just what these RFH boys of the 1970s did, and with frequency. There was no major organization or uniforms involved in their free time ball games. It was just a few RFH guys, a ball, some mitts, bats, topsiders and Adidas instead of cleats, some groovin’ 70s clothes and a lot of fun.

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Retro RFH Beach Babe Bingo

RFH Class of '78 Girls on the Beach in the Freshmen Follies Photo/George Day
RFH Class of ’78 Girls on the Beach in the Freshmen Follies
Photo/George Day

A classic reprise in honor of sunnier spring days and beach days ahead …

Helloooooo warmth. Spring is finally drying and warming up. And the weather forecast this week holds some promise of springing into sunnier days ahead, staged or not.

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Retro RFH Track Field Toss-Up

Throwing discus on the field of RFH Track & Field circa 1970s
Photo/George Day

Look … up in the sky … It’s a bird. It’s a flying saucer. It’s a shot put. It’s a discus. And it’s RFH’s Tom Campbell giving it a good airborne throw on the RFH field of RFH Boys Track & Field of the late 1970s.

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Retro RFH Scientific Teaching Moments

RFH science teachers of the 1970s
Photo/RFH Yearbook

Science! It was truly poetry in motion at RFH, just like the 1980s song by Thomas Dolby. And, no, no teacher blinded anyone with science at RFH, more like made the students see the subject — and more clearly.

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Retro RFH Mathematical Teaching Moments

RFH math teachers of the 1970s
Photo/RFH Yearbook

It all adds up. Good teachers plus intriguing personalities equals motivated, successful students. And, no matter how you put the equation together at RFH, there was no zero involved when it came to high school math teachers.

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Retro RFH English Teaching Moments

RFH English teachers of the 1970s
Photo/RFH ’78 Yearbook

It’s all about writing what you know, as they say. So, since it’s Teacher Appreciation Week, we’re stepping back several decades to show some appreciation for RFH teachers we knew and some of their teaching moments, profound or not, that stuck with us.

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Retro Spring Chillin’ RFH Style

RFH students of the 1970s take some free time outside in the nice weather. Photo/George Day
RFH students of the 1970s take some free time outside in the nice weather.
Photo/George Day

A reprise of a very popular Retro Pic of the (George) Day that pays homage to spring — RFH style … Now where were these RFHers? Word has it that they were far off campus … 

Spring has finally sprung. In fact it’s bloomin’ bouncing into seasonal warmth lately, save for a few bad days.

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