Home Page Click for Home Page
Martinsville High School - Martinsville, Virginia  

Draper & Ferrell Clothiers - Martinsville, Virginia
Najjar's Pizza Haven - Collinsville, Virginia
Click Here to Support mavahi.com!

Alumni Search

Search Photos by
Firstname or Lastname
use single words only
Message Boards

Select Class Year

Class Photos

Yearbook Class Photos are now Online for the Classes of:
1927  1928  1929 
1930  1932  1933  1934  1935  1936  1937  1938  1939  1940  1941  1942  1943  1944  1945  1946  1947  1948  1949  1950  1951  1952  1953  1954  1955  1956  1957  1958  1959  1960  1961  1962  1963  1964  1965  1966  1967  1968  1969  1970  1971  1972  1973  1974  1975  1976  1977  1978  1979  1980  1981  1982  1983  1984  1985  1986  1987  1988  1989  1990  1991  1992  1993  1994  1995  1996  1997  1998  1999  2000  2001  2002  2003  2004  2005  2006  2007 

Click on the Year above to see them, or go to the Message Boards for those years and click
"Yearbook Photos".

To help us add senior photos for your class, Click Here

Email the Webmaster
  Martinsville High School Alumni
Class of 1957 Reply  |   Post Message  |   Message List
Message To My Class of 1957 Friends - 4
12/18/04     Ralph Pruitt  (1957)     
Recently I have been criticized for leaving
a lot of posts on this site and yet not be-
ing a actual graduate. No one realizes as
much as I do that I am a "high school drop-
out" and I have made no claims to the con-
trary. Although I did "drop out" ... I
still feel a connection with the Class of
1957 because it was filled with so many
kids that I could call "friend". MERRY
CHRISTMAS to all of you and I have high
hopes of being at the 'Old Dawgs 2005 and
will get to see a lot of my old friends
from MHS.
12/18/04     Ken Major  (1957)      kmajor@sitestar.net
Re: Message To My Class of 1957 Friends
I check in on this site often but I am not
one given to leave a post...but Ralph you do.
It doesn't matter if you dropped out...drop
in with a post anytime. I felt growing up
in Martinsville..during the 50's and
attending Mavahi... a privilege. I kinda
thought of us as an extended family. And,
who doesn't want to hear from a family
member. Keep those posts coming.
Merry Christmas and God bless.
12/19/04     Ravern Rakes  (1957)      lrrrakes @aol.com
Re: Message To My Class of 1957 Friends
Keep the post going on this site, i am behind you 100%. I don't consider you a dropout,i consider you a classmate and a dear friend. The world would be better place if there were more people like you.ALways consider your self a classmate of the class of 1957, hope to see you at the next reunion,
12/20/04     Ralph Pruitt  (1957)     
Re: Message To My Class of 1957 Friends
Ken ... Ravern ... THANKS
12/22/04     Esther Sparks Powell  (1956)      powellrs@kimbanet.com
Re: Message To My Class of 1957 Friends

Hey Ralph....my fellow Jones Creek-ean (new word that I just created).

It has been a few weeks since I checked into here, so today is the first chance that I have had to read recent posts. I want to "AMEN" Ken's and Raven's replies. I would like to be shown those stone tablets where it is written that one must be a graduate to enjoy this Mavahi.com site.....besides, Ralph, class of 1956 adopted you, didn't we?

I post more on here than most people, and what's more, I enjoy it. I sure don't plan to be intimidated into quitting as long as I have something that I feel like saying.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all.
12/29/04     Ralph Pruitt  (1957)     
Re: Message To My Class of 1957 Friends
Thanks, Esther! Great word you came up
with. I believe you feel as I do about
leaving "posts" on this site. When there
is something to say ... SAY IT! I do not
expect 100 percent agreement ... but I do
expect the right to say it!
02/01/05     Barbara Guthrie Cobb  (1957)      bgcobb@charter.net
Re: Message To My Class of 1957 Friends
Hey Ralph, I've said it before and I'll say it again.....you're the tie that keeps us bound together on the message board, the spark that keeps the old chariots going, and I'll go so far as to say YOU are Marv,the spirit of Mavahi!!!
03/26/05     Ralph Pruitt  (1957)     
Re: Message To My Class of 1957 Friends
THANKS, Barb ... such kind words coming
from you certainly warms my heart. I
recall you as a very gracious individual ...
good luck and good fortune to you in years
to come.
This message board is provided for the use and enjoyment of responsible Mavahi.com visitors. Submissions are edited for appropriate content, so please refrain from leaving inappropriate messages.