EXPLANATION OF THE GLOSSING SYSTEM
(to understand how I describe the signs in this translation).
OUR HIGH-SCHOOL IDEA-LIKE MOTHER, EAST R-I-D-G-E RAISE US WELL.
WE ALWAYS LOYAL WHILE YEARS-AND-YEARS GO-BY.
WE HONOR SCHOOL COLORS, BLUE AND WHITE.
OUR HIGH-SCHOOL KISS-FIST.
HONOR EAST R-I-D-G-E HIGH-SCHOOL, TO YOU WE SING.
EAST R-I-D-G-E HALLS, WE IMPRESSED-ON-MIND FOREVER.
WE LOOK-FORWARD SUCCEED OUR GOALS SOME-DAY.
TRUST US SUPPORT YOU,
DURING HIGH-SCHOOL TIME-PERIOD.
HONOR EAST R-I-D-G-E EVERY WAY WE CAN.
Notes: IDEA-LIKE - A blending where IDEA has a [Y] instead of an [I] in anticipation of LIKE which is signed smoothly right afterwards.
RAISE - (2h)[B], POs down, FOs away, lower slightly, supinate, and rise up.
LOYAL - [L], PO > signer, FO > NDS, circles at NDS pec and lands.
YEARS-AND-YEARS - (2h)[S], POs > signer, FOs ><, DH is swung in small circles parallel to the chest and held over the NDH hand, finally landing on the NDH fist.
GO-BY - Hands alt. signing NEXT as they move away from signer.
KISS-FIST - Kiss the dorsal side (back) of hand to show you loves something other than a person.
YOU - Underlined words are honorific indices ("indexes"), using the FT of the upturned palm to indicate who is being honored.
HALLS - H-WAY"each".
IMPRESSED-ON-MIND - [A dot] touches DS temple and head and arm dip down slightly.
SOME-DAY - WILL/FUTURE but fingers wg as the hand moves forward.
TIME-PERIOD - [T], PO > NDS, FO up, travels in a vertical plane parallel to the NDH and makes contact with NDH [B], PO > DS, FO away. For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Period - Time.
Our Alma Mater, our Eastridge High,
We're ever loyal as all the years go by.
Blue and white we honor thee, love for thee we bring.
Hail Eastridge High School, to thee we sing.
Halls of our Eastridge, we'll never forget.
Ours to accomplish the many goals we set.
Faithfulness we give to thee, through our high school days.
Honor to Eastridge in every way.