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The Springer Connection is a gathering place for alumni and faculty of Highland Springs High School, located in the small town of Highland Springs, Virginia.

The Springer Connection is a free resource to help us all stay in touch and help Springers of all Class Years come together for Reunions. Join Up and return often, as we add new areas and features.

The years go by and people and places change, but the lives we shared at Highland Springs High School make us friends.

Party Of The Year - Blast From The Past tickets now on sale!

THE BIGGEST PARTY OF THE YEAR!
13th Annual Blast From The Past - Saturday August 16th
Only 475tickets will be sold, a sellout is expected.

Blast From The Past 2011 Saturday, August 18, 2012

THE PARTY OF THE YEAR!

Saturday, August 16th 2014, The Acca Shriner’s Patrol and The Springer Connection
present the 13th Annual
Blast from the Past,
a big eastern Henrico party for friends of ole HSHS.

We Dance So They Can Walk
Net proceeds of this event are for the benefit of Shriners Hospitals for Children
(Over $41,000 has been raised from Blast ticket sales since 2004!)

Saturday, August 16th, 2014, The Acca Shriner’s Patrol and The Springer Connection
present the 13th Annual Blast from the Past.

The Blast From The Past will feature the best of 60's and 70's Rock and Roll with
Mo DeBree and The Barracudas

 

The last 20 minutes of the Blast will complete the party with BOTH BANDS playing together in the All-Star Springer ENCORE JAM SESSION. This Jam format has been a big hit the last five years, with all the songs taken from the bands' own song lists, and will be followed again this year.

You don't want to miss this party! Come out, dance, party and rock with 475 of your best Springer friends.

Click here for details, directions and tickets to the Blast >>

 

HERE ARE THE STORIES of the places we grew up. Did you ever wonder where Highland Springs got its name, and who named the streets after plants? When was the first school built?

It's not Mr. Mehfoud's class, but you can jump behind the wheel of our Wayback Machine. Pay attention, there might be a pop quiz >>>

Majorie Booth Bonnet

MARJORIE BOOTH BONNET was Principal at Highland Springs School from 1924 to 1944.

She oversaw the largest High School in the County at a time when men were expected to hold the position. Her students felt such regard for her that they called her "Mommie" Bonnet.

Read the story of this amazing woman. GO >>

Highland Springs Favorite Recipes

Jump in the Wayback Machine and bring your appetite! Check out the Highland Springs Favorite Recipes of 1953.

In this classic book from the Highland Springs Women's Club, find Coach Gilly Sorrell's recipe for Chop Suey, Mrs. Alvin Hechler's directions for Salt Pork Soup (eeeuuu) and two fine recipes for hot bread (page 8 - yum!).

Don't forget your Library Card. GO >>>

See film of the Fire!

It was the Fire that made Highland Springs famous.

Raymond Germain, a sixth grader, raced inside the auditorium, screaming “Fire! Fire!”

Get the full story and see video of the Highland Springs Elementary School fire from March 17, 1965. >>

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Jack Adkins, editor of Springer Connection
Jack Adkins Editorial --
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Guest Op-Ed Column
Harry Shelton's memories of Central Gardens Mirror Of My Mind
Memories of Central Gardens, circa 1972 >>
By Harry Shelton
Guest Op-Ed Column
Memories of Highland Springs Elementary School There Was A Fish Tank In The Hall >>
Memories of Elementary School
by James Oliver '68
 
Highland Springs Springer Connection Poll
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