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Wakefield High School Class of 1959

Arlington, Virginia

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High School Memories

Courtesy of Stuart Steele

Oakridge 6th Grade 1953

"Oakridge 6th Grade 1953"
Most of these Oakridge classmates went to Wakefield as 7th graders in a brand new school called Wakefield Junior-Senior High School.

Homeroom 8-13, 1954-1955


Here's one of Wakefield 8th grade
Homeroom Section 8-13, 1954-1955


1953 on the sidewalk in front of the school

1953 on the sidewalk in front of the school (left to right) Betty Hahn, Stuart Steele and Nancy Bristow.

Optimi fashion show dance in May, 1958

Optimi fashion show dance in May, 1958 sponsored by an Arlington clothing store. From left to right: Pete Lynn (58), Bobbi Coulter, Bill Lochridge (58), Jim Payne, Stuart Steele, Joyce Simpson and Bill Kelly (58).

Senior prom picture

Senior prom picture of (left to right) Tom Harward, Judy Simpson, Jerrilee Simpson and Stuart Steele.

Gail Brown and Frank French at an Optimi Dance in May, 1958.

Gail Brown and Frank French at an Optimi Dance in May, 1958.

article about Wakefield's Hi-Y's.

Photo of Bobbi Coulter and Stuart Steele in a April 19, 1959 Sunday Star Article about Wakefield's Hi-Y's.

1956 Miss Arlington Forest

Here's a picture that appeared in a local newspaper in the summer of 1956 showing the contestants for Miss Arlington Forest Pool. Three of our classmates are in the photo: Gail Brown (front row, fourth from left), Gaye Mitchell (back row, second from left) and Nancy Roudabush (back row, sixth from left).