Name: Mike Stallings ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Dec 19, 2014, 2:09 am - HHS Time
Class: 1974
City & State: San Pedro, CA

Message: Hi John, here is the finished version of the Slide Presentation that you saw at our class of 74 40th Reunion this past summer. Sorry it took so long to complete, I threw everything but the kitchen sink in it, as it is 43 minutes long with almost 1,000 images, but i think the HHS Cougartown nation will enjoy watching it, this slide show that documents a wonderful time in our lives, Merry Christmas and i hope that you like it!
Well thank you Mike. I know how much time it took to do this and know your class will appreciate it too. Jerry, can you please add this to our video page?
In watching this entire piece, I have to say it is an outstanding video. Knowing only about 8 people in this video, it really doesn't matter which class you come from, it's the same backdrop...just add your own class members. This video will speak to you no matter when you graduated. Thanks again Mike and a Special thanks to Tim Long for taking and caring for most of these treasures over the last 40 years. The members of the Class of 74 should be very proud. You've made me very proud to be a Cougar today.
Name: Tom Shelley ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Dec 18, 2014, 10:36 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1962
City & State: Beaumont, ca

Message: I'm in for $20. I put the check in the mail today. Glad to help the vets for all they do!
Name: Susan King ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Dec 18, 2014, 7:28 pm - HHS Time
Maiden: Bierman
Class: 1974
City & State: Thousand Oaks, CA

Message: Oooh!! I'm in for $20 bucks!! Cmon folks, this is a win win!! Even if they don't draw my ticket as the winner, the VFW benefits and THAT'S an organization worth supporting! They sure do a lot of good for the old hometown! I challenge every Cougar to match my purchase - but I sure hope they pick me!! Check the banner at the top of the page for instructions and thanks Jan and Judy for the help getting this done. The check is in the mail!!
Me too, I'm in for 8 tickets. Sign me up, Jan and Judy.
Name: Jan Blomsterberg ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Dec 18, 2014, 12:19 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1963
City & State: Harbor City, CA

Message: There's still time to help the Hawthorne VFW with our fundraiser to repair our roof. Friday night is the drawing for four Disney tickets. See the banner at the top of the Feedback page. A special thanks to Glen Crist who purchased a huge number of tickets last night. If you want tickets and cannot make it to the me at home (310- 891-2375) and Judy and I will secure some tickets for you. And I will be holding you to your promise of sending in your money. You gamble - you pay! Thanks to all who have help support the Post. Jan
Name: Judy Blomsterberg ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Dec 18, 2014, 9:00 am - HHS Time
Maiden: DeGrazia
Class: 1964
City & State: Harbor C

Message: Hi Sid, Just wanted to mention that we rec'd a call from Glenn Crist last night with a big donation for the campaign to repair the Haw VFW roof. We reminded him that we appreciated his donation but we'd give him his money's worth in Disneyland raffle tickets. I hope you all realize that the winner gets "4 primo tickets for both parks, (PARK HOPPER to California Adventure & the theme park.)" That's over a $600.00 first prize and there's no expiration date. The raffle is this Friday evening and you don't have to attend to win. If you're interested, please call at (310) 891-2375 or check out the banner flyer on top of the feedback page in CT for more info. I have my two cents bought in tickets, but that's an oxymoron. If I win, I'll be giving first prize to the second ticket drawn.. so there's 2 ways to win. and I'll even kiss yah! (how's that for marketing Sidney.) New note: No VFW breakfast this month, but back again in January. So, Happy Holidays & Merry Christmas - take your pick - It's all about the FREEDOM to say what you feel either way or say nothing at all. I've covered everyone now... whew, Christmas use to be a whole lot easier.
Thanks Til, Great giveaway for some lucky person. I remember when a family of 4 could get in for a short 20 bucks. Thanks too, to Glenn for coming through for the good ol' VFW.
Name: Jim Raines ~~~~~~~~~~ Wed-Dec 17, 2014, 8:35 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1962
City & State: Salt Lake City Ut

Message: Hey Alan, are you still painting cars? I wonder if you would paint candy burgundy scallops on my silver Impala? Oh, and could you do it for the same price you charged me for doing it on my old '51 Chevy?
Name: Robin Hood ~~~~~~~~~~ Wed-Dec 17, 2014, 12:14 pm - HHS Time
Maiden: Heisman
Class: 1960
City & State: Eugene, Oregon

Message: Squatting is a cinch. Getting back up is the b***h! Thanks Hoody, and a day late back at you B-day wish. Janet thanks for preventing a drawn out protracted answer to JB on what I can and cant do Now long have you been an SEC guy? I am sorry the Beavers of Silo Tech. can't tie the Ducks shoelaces, but they will need more than a new coach. And poor Nebraska ends up with the walking Valium OSU used to have. Well I better go practice my squats so I can back up the talk..later Cougs and GO DUCKS!
Enjoy the O talk now Robin because USC gets a full scholarship complement next year. All those So Cal "Heisman-type" players will be staying home in the future. Happy Birthday dude.
Name: Dean Morris ~~~~~~~~~~ Wed-Dec 17, 2014, 10:55 am - HHS Time
Class: 1972
City & State: Vallejo, CA

Message: I want to wish all fellow Cougars a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year. The last two years have been challenging for me and my family as we have lost the last of our parents (mine and my wife's). Anyway, I guess that comes with the territory of passing 60 years of age and now there are new challenges (e.g., "squatting" according to Chris Hood for example! lol). Anyway, all the best to everyone and enjoy this year end. All these California rainstorms suggest that we will have better times ahead. The hills behind my house are green and that is a pretty nice sight. All the best- Dean Morris
Hi Dean, Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family. Keep the squats going and go Cardinal!!
Name: Janet Burkett ~~~~~~~~~~ Wed-Dec 17, 2014, 10:05 am - HHS Time
Maiden: Humphreys
Class: 1962
City & State: Ca
No E-mail
Message: HAPPY BIRTHDAY Robin! Hope you are having a great day. (John, wasn't that a rather personal question you asked Robin???)
I just have to know.
Name: Chris Hood ~~~~~~~~~~ Wed-Dec 17, 2014, 9:05 am - HHS Time
Class: 1971
City & State: Coos Bay
No E-mail
Message: Happy Birthday to my big brother Robin Hood (Butch). It seems like only yesterday that I was chucking strikes to you in the front yard. Then somehow while playing the game, a half century blew by. I'm sure if you could just squat, that you could still take the heat that is, if I could still throw a ball 60 feet. Have a great day bro!
Hey Old Timer, Happy Birthday. Can you still squat?
Name: Wade Greasby ~~~~~~~~~~ Wed-Dec 17, 2014, 8:00 am - HHS Time
Class: 1973
City & State: Surf City, California

Message: Good to see everyone in holiday spirit. Clark, I can recall plays, players and teams we played from football games still to this day. Good Times, Sad Times..... Moe if you see this post, can you shoot me an email about OUR friend!! Merry Christmas to ALL COUGARS
Another name that has been silent for far too long. Thanks Wade for dropping by and please come back more often. Go SOONERS!!
Name: Alan Hauge ~~~~~~~~~~ Wed-Dec 17, 2014, 12:34 am - HHS Time
Class: 1961
City & State: playa del rey, ca

Message: Wow this is fantastic...I didn't know Hawthorne High had a web site. Run by a guy named John from the class of '62. Far out. Actually I was locked up for the last ten years with a major addiction....20 hour work days. Bless you John for hangin' in with this great site.
Well Alan Hauge, WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN!! Thanks man, for checking in and please do not be a stranger. We have missed you here.
Name: Carl Rilling ~~~~~~~~~~ Tue-Dec 16, 2014, 10:13 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1959
City & State: oregon city,oregon

Message: My Collins Street Bakery Fruitcake arrived today. Thank you Santa for the early gift. I hope it lasts long enough for the bowl games. SEC is looking strong. But wait until next year when Coach Bielema at Arkansas turns things upside down in SEC. With the Oregon Beavers new football coach, maybe, just maybe, we will be competitive again. I will be looking forward to read posts on Ctown from all the Cougars that will be going to the Rose Bowl. Go Noles!
Go Ducks!!
Name: John Guerra ~~~~~~~~~~ Mon-Dec 15, 2014, 6:19 am - HHS Time
Class: 1960
City & State: Anaheim, Calif

Message: My friend Larry Cuiper, hope you had a nice Birthday. Happy Birthday Larry
Happy Birthday Larry
Name: Ernie Nixon ~~~~~~~~~~ Sun-Dec 14, 2014, 3:53 am - HHS Time
Class: 1963
City & State: Atlantic Beach, Fl.

Message: Alan Kuegler, haven't heard that name for years. Lived just around the corner on 118th. Happy Birthday!
Happy Birthday Alan
Name: Tom Shelley ~~~~~~~~~~ Sat-Dec 13, 2014, 3:23 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1962
City & State: Beaumont, CA

Message: Happy Birthday Larry Cuiper. Have a great day. Hope all is well with you!
Happy Birthday Lar'
Name: Bob And Karen Fraser ~~~~~~~~~~ Sat-Dec 13, 2014, 11:27 am - HHS Time
Class: 1960
City & State: Hawthorne, Ca.
No E-mail
Message: I guess he hasn't registered on the info system, but we do believe that today is Larry Cuiper's (HHS'60) birthday. We would like to wish him a very happy day. Larry has been a good friend since about the 4th grade. Here's to many more car shows!
Happy Birthday Larry, Have a great day. Birthday info is optional on Cougartown's Info System. If your birthday isn't showing up and you want it to, just log in and add it.
Name: Ernie Nixon ~~~~~~~~~~ Sat-Dec 13, 2014, 4:22 am - HHS Time
Class: 1963
City & State: Atlantic Beach, Fl

Message: For whoever did the '63 reunion video, thanks. It was worth the wait. Wish I was there.
Hi Ernie, Rich Sloan HHS60 graciously did your 63 reunion video. Rich does lots of stuff for me, HHS, and Cougartown. He is one of those Hawthorne guys that loves where he came from. I don't say this enough but Thank You Richard for all you do to keep the early classes together.
Name: Stephanie Brito ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Dec 12, 2014, 11:27 am - HHS Time
Maiden: hall
Class: 1961
City & State: RPV, CA

Message: Happy birthday Cody....have another fabulous year....can't wait to see you again.
Happy Birthday Cody!!
Name: John Baker ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Dec 12, 2014, 8:07 am - HHS Time
Class: 1962
City & State: Lomita

Message: Happy Happy Birthday to a good friend from the class of 62, Cody Soares. Hope you have a fun fun day, Cody.
Name: Mary Ann Walton-Martin ~~~~~~~~~~ Fri-Dec 12, 2014, 5:23 am - HHS Time
Maiden: Walton
Class: 1961
City & State: Nashville

Message: FYI: the City of Hawthorne's TV station could be a tremendous source of free publicity. I can picture band spots. Interviews. Clips of athletic events. Cougar Booster Club would support all athletics, not just football. A Band Booster Club also has unlimited fund raising potential. Board of Directors for each. Push the motto "It's a Great Day to be a Cougar." Good Luck!
Another good idea Mary Ann, thanks again.
Name: John Baker ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Dec 11, 2014, 8:15 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1962
City & State: Lomita

Message: Class of 63, your 50 Year Reunion videos are finally up. Thanks for your patience.
Name: Mary Ann Walton-Martin ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Dec 11, 2014, 2:01 pm - HHS Time
Maiden: Walton
Class: 1961
City & State: Nashville AR

Message: Great ideas! An free auctioneer really helps. Silent auction items on donated items - such as college autographed footballs - can be money makers, as well as larger items such as four wheelers, golf carts, good seats for pro or college athletic games, flat screen tvs. etc. Can you believe $750 won a reserved season's parking space right next to the entrance gate where I live? Big bucks in getting your kid to be game captain for a game or cheerleader for a game. Then, you can win the right to design a play to be used in a game or to sit in the press box for an HHS game. Throw in a $20 ticket which includes a guest speaker and(food donated) nice meal at a school cafeteria and with lots of advertising, you're looking at $20,000 plus. It takes a lot of hard work and the athletes MUST be involved - picking up donations, serving food and beverages, set up and clean up - you name it. It works and is a ton of fun!
Yes I would say whatever we do, the band members will be involved. Thanks Mary Ann for more great ideas.
Name: Linda Dill ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Dec 11, 2014, 10:15 am - HHS Time
Maiden: Sutton
Class: 1967
City & State: Redondo Beach, CA

Message: John, HHS is lucky to have you and Cougartown as a way to reach out to alumni for fundraising. Thank you for being here. You have options. You can just ask us to donate funds and the same alumni who always support these drives will chip in what they can or you can put some "fun" back in fundraising by organizing an event that will attract some who do not often contribute. My children all chose to go to parochial high schools that depend on fund raising to keep their doors open plus fund extracurricular sports and arts. They do both. On top of tuition, they asked us to pledge a "gift" AND they ran golf tournaments, casino nights, parent proms, Christmas dinners and many other fundraising events. Both Loyola HS and Notre Dame Academy let us use school facilities to run events so that we did not have overhead to a hotel. Would HHS permit you use of the new, beautiful cafeteria for a casino night/silent auction/raffle type event? People would have fun and could walk away knowing they had helped their alma mater. Just sayin.....
Hi Linda, These are all great ideas and will ask the powers at HHS if this is possible. I will let you know and thanks very much for your help.
Name: Bob And Karen Fraser ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Dec 11, 2014, 8:21 am - HHS Time
Class: 1960
City & State: Hawthorne, Ca
No E-mail
Message: Happy Birthday to a special gal... Joyce Savisky. Hope all is well and that you have a wonderful day!
Happy Birthday Joyce
Name: Tom Shelley ~~~~~~~~~~ Thu-Dec 11, 2014, 8:05 am - HHS Time
Class: 1962
City & State: Beaumont, CA

Message: A great big Happy Birthday to my friend Joyce Savisky. Hope your day is filled with fun!
Happy Birthday Joyce
Name: David Barboza ~~~~~~~~~~ Wed-Dec 10, 2014, 11:03 pm - HHS Time
Class: 1974
City & State: Long Beach

Message: A big, fun, special, and Happy Birthday to Mike Stallings. Hope you had a great day man...
Happy Birthday Mike