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Who won the lip sync contest in 1992? School reunion flashback!

While plans and registrations for the June 8 reunion for Pinecrest and Queen Elizabeth schools are under way (see details below) we look back at some fun at both schools.

Lip Sync contest participants, back row: Jennifer Harrison, Tammy Marks, Jaimie Willis, Amy Ross, Philip Stafrace, Craig Currah, James Rosenblath, Tony Forbes, Meghan McCourt. Front row: Christine Istead, Jennifer Aulthouse, Bruce Cole, Whitney Fisher, Ian Bishop, Beth Munroe, Jennifer Blemkie, Travis Grier and Amanda Swan.

Due to overwhelming response to Pinecrest’s second annual Lip Sync Contest, auditions whittled contestants down to 13 acts to perform for the school.

First place went to 8L for ‘Time Warp’; second to Ian Bishop for ‘I Don’t Know’ and third to Amanda Swan, Meghan McCourt for ‘Tramp’. Honorable mentions went to Whitney Fraser for ‘Santa Baby’ and Christine Istead and Jennifer Harrison for ‘Jump’.

Teaching at Pinecrest in 1994-95, Top row: Mr. Young, Mr. Osborne, Mr. Lewis, Mrs. Welsh, Mr. MacKay, Mr. Gannon, Mr. Lebreton, Mr. Moran, Mrs. Sommer
Middle row: Mrs. Campbell, Mrs. Bass, Miss Dean, Mrs. Munn, Mrs. Whattam, Mrs. Lindsay, Mrs. Chmpagen, Madamme Klemme, Mrs. Prinzen, Mrs. Kennedy.
Front row: Mrs. Brant, Mrs. Hadath, Mrs. Graham, Mrs. DeCastris, Mrs. Putman, Mrs. Hays-Lawlor, Mr. Benton, Mrs. Engelsdorfer, Mrs. Harrison.

Susan Beaumont (Hughes) shares her Grade 8 class photo from Queen Elizabeth School in 1960. Carl Reid was principal. His children are expected to be attending the reunion. Below, she shows a Picton Schools Certificate of Honour.

QE’s 1960 yearbook shared some poetry from students, including Larry Tayler, who many know later became the much-loved drama teacher at PECI.

Some autographs from the 1960 QE yearbook.

Reunion day is Saturday, June 8 at Prince Edward Community Centre in Picton.

Opening ceremonies are set for 11 a.m. with local dignitaries present.

The event-filled day includes a classic car show, memorabilia displays from each school, a wine tour, WI luncheon, silent auction, a craft show, book sales, mini putt contests, short speeches and winds up with a dance with Peter Rea, The Reasons, The Reasonettes and a host of guest performers.

Register and reserve your ticket by email to or buy your ticket at the door. Day events are $10 per person while the dance is $20 per person.

The Wine Tour leaves at 1 p.m. from the arena. Cost is approximately $40 per person depending on how many people per van.

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