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OPHS Top Ten's
Top Ten Signs You're An OPHS Alumni


Class Reunion Spots
Country Music Artists
Dance Clubs/Discos/Bars
Disc Jockeys
Fast Food Joints
Favorite Songs
Grocery Stores
Movie Stars
Movie Theatres
Pop Music Artists
Radio Stations
School Skipping Destinations
Shopping Destinations
TV Shows
Top Ten Signs You're An OPHS Alumni
Weekend Destinations

Top 10 Signs You Went To Orange Park High School Before the 80's

* Your favorite holiday of the year is Halloween, because the colors are Orange and Black.
* You believe there is only room for one group of Raiders, and they are in Orange Park, Florida, not Oakland, California.
* You remember when Milwaukee was a dirt road; Atkinson's Pharmacy and the A&P at Milwaukee and 17
* The chicken farm next to the school property
* A fast food joint next to the school was just a fantasy
* Nothing across Blanding from the school but Jim & Janell Powell's house

* You are familiar with the wall where smokers convened.
* You remember when everyone wanted to work at Publix, because it was a new store.
* You remember when Orange Park Mall had only 5 theatres and that was a really BIG deal!
* Huntley's Grocery Store (yes, this is BEFORE the Jiffys) at the corner of Kingsley and 17
* Wilford's Grocery Store at the corner of Doctor's Lake and Kingsley

* You know what Open Lunches are.
* You know the church where smokers gathered in the morning
* You remember when Wells Road was a dirt road.
* You remember the General Cinema Twin Theatres across the street from OP Mall where Toys R' Us now stands.
* The VERY narrow rail bridge over Doctor's Inlet; there was just a blinking light at Kingsley and Blanding.
* You were one of the brave souls who went in the Monkey Farm on Kingsley Ave

* You remember when Villiage Cinema was the only theatre in town.
* You know where Ronnie Van Zant is buried.
* You remember when Blanding Blvd had only two lanes and no mall.
* The whole high school 7-12, for Middleburg to OP, was in the 3 or 4 rows of classroom buildings right at the corner of Kingsley & Blanding
* The Lion's Club dances