You're Not The Only One PROJECT
I INTERVIEWED MY MOM WHO WENT TO PARK VIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL (FORMELY CALLED PARK VIEW JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL)
1. What years were you in middle school?
"I was in middle school for three grades, 7th, 8th and 9th grade. I was in middle school from 1980-1983. I went to Park View Junior High School."
2. What kinds of music, movies and and fashions were popular at the time?
Some popular songs were:
George Clinton - Atomic Dog (Official Music Video) HD
Atomic Dog by George Clinton
Queen - Another One Bites the Dust (Official Video)
Another one Bites the Dust by Queen
Kool and The Gang - Celebration 1980
Celebration by Kool and the Gang
Video Killed the Radio Star by The Buggles
Stray Cats - Rock This Town
Rock this Town by Stray Cats
Loverboy - Turn Me Loose
Turn me Loose by Loverboy
Sugarhill Gang - Rapper's Delight
Rapper's Delight by Sugarhill Gang
Grandmaster Flash - The Message
The Message by Grandmaster Flash
Some popular movies are:
The Incredible Shrinking Woman Official Trailer #1 - Ned Beatty Movie (1981) HD
The Incredible Shrinking Woman
Airplane (1980) Movie Trailer
Friday the 13th Part 3 (1982) Official Trailer [HD]
Friday the 13th Part III (3)
Airplane II: The Sequel (1982) Trailer
Fast Times at Ridgemont High Official Trailer #1 - Eric Stoltz Movie (1982) HD
Fast Times at Ridgemont High
Some popular fashions were:
More Favorites of the early 1980's are
Favorite game was Pac-Man
The President at the time was Ronald Regan.
3. What were your favorite activities in middle school?
"When I was in middle school, I loved woodworking and metal shop where we made all kinds of things from candle holders to wooden whales. As a matter of fact, we made everything. My favorite hobby back then was jogging; I love to jog!"
4. What job/interests/activities do you have now? Is there a connection between what you like back then and what you like now?
"I used to babysit back then and now I help with the after-school clubs at Eden Park Elementary School."
After School Club
Teaching it at→ Eden Park Elementary (picture to the right)
Eden Park Elementary School
Place she is teaching it at
5. What was the best part about being in middle school?
"My favorite part about middle school was meeting lifelong friends, the dances were great and meeting some wonderful teachers."
6. What was the worst part?
"The worst part about middle school was getting lost all the time in the beginning, not being able to open up my locker and getting my 'chops' busted."
7. How would you describe your middle school self?
"I would describe myself in middle school as shy, quiet and very tall for my age."
8. What advice about growing up would you give to kids my age?
"Some advice I would give to pre-teens and teenagers is trust your parents when they give you advice because we have made the same mistakes you have and you will. Hit the books and keep to your studies. Keep on top of your homework."
9. What was the best school at the time?
"The best school at the time was Western Hills."
10. Who were your favorite teachers at Park View?
"My favorite teachers were Mr. Folsom (Woodworking and Metal Shop), Mr. and Mrs. Cavanaugh (PE), and Mr. Leonard (PE)."
Mr and Mrs .Cavanaugh
Physical Education Teachers
Physical Education Teachers
Wood Working/ Metal Shop Teacher