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Name: Judy DeGrazia-Blomsterberg () on Monday, August 6, 2001 at 21:32:27
Maiden: IWasBornOnaWagonOfaTravelin'Show
Class: 64
City and State: Torrance, CA
Message: PROM NIGHT TICKET UPDATE: We just signed up DARREL JONES '66 & JANICE PAINTER ' 68... Thanks Darrel... and now let me repeat John Baker by saying that we only have 40 PROM NIGHT TICKETS left.. and timing is "everything." The cut off date for ordering your tickets is AUGUST 15... Checks must be received by AUGUST 16 .. Why not just buy your tickets now and quit blowing your money on such evils as "lottery tickets, cheap wine, The Star or Enquirer, clothes that are too tight, calorie loaded desserts. " Hey wait..that's me, not you... never mind.. Now.. look into my eyes.. you're getting sleepy. Very sleepy.. now go to your desk and make out your check... (how's that John..) Gee, what am I ever gonna do on Aug 19th..?
Judy DeGrazia Blomsterberg.. getting excited.

It's getting down to it. I can't WAIT!!!

Name: Donna () on Monday, August 6, 2001 at 21:02:47
Class: 69
City and State: La Palma, Ca
Message: Hey Suzi! Follow directions like you tell your students. It takes a while to master the computer. If Wayne can do it, anyone can! LOL Now that I have taught him how to cut the grass, wash the dishes, cook the dinner, do the laundry, wash the windows, vacuum the rugs, and dust, life is a perfect. {more time to talk to my friends} What a guy? The training was hard, but the end result is soooooo sweet. At the top of feedback, click on alumni list, go to 68/69 and everybodys e-mail is there.

Name: Gomez () on Monday, August 6, 2001 at 19:58:28
Class: 1972
City and State: Salem,Oregon
Message: Hey Paco don't you know that crack kills? Just say NO to crack! hee hee

Name: carole ferruccio () on Monday, August 6, 2001 at 18:29:20
Maiden: anderson
Class: 60
City and State: lake isabella, ca
Message: John Is there a way to get a hold of the person who would have the list of people who attended the 59-60-61 reunion. Some of the people a group of us who attended Haw Intermed. are trying to find who went to that reunion. We need addresses or email addresses. Thanks for any help anyone can give us.
Hi Carol, Rich Sloan would be the person to contact and his phone number is listed on the Reunions page under 59-60-61 reunion.

Name: Bob Melendrez () on Monday, August 6, 2001 at 17:50:22
Class: 1971
City and State: Coleville, CA
Message: Just thought I'd check in on the subject of favorite teachers... There are actually 3 that I hold in the highest regard, and all for different reasons. Hal Chauncey was the hardnosed yet softhearted P.E. coach and friend to a lot of us who passed through his classes. He worked some of the "fresh" out of we freshmen, and prepared us for tougher challenges. Mr. Fred Morgan, who was an institution in and of himself at HHS. It was he who forced me to be a more disciplined musician, and even today as I teach and perform, his lessons are still coming through. Mr. Neil Minami, who came to HHS in 1969, and wasn't a whole lot older than his students at the time. Mr. Minami understood the angst that some of us had about approaching "draft age" during the Viet Nam era. As I look back, there was something comforting about being in the presence of these 3 teachers/mentors. I wish them all well, and will never forget them...
Definitely 3 HHS Icons, Bob, thanks for your favorite teacher input.

Name: Paco () on Monday, August 6, 2001 at 17:30:29
Class: 61
City and State: LF
Message: Hey, where were you guy's saturday night? I got some really good pic's and alot of candid cracks...Are CT and Local 1563 Plumbers Union related?

Name: TJB () on Monday, August 6, 2001 at 14:39:32
Class: 67
City and State: Anywhere USA
Message: Liz, Jerry Skaff's car was a Blue 1962 Chevy 409. and I think, the prom was held at the Elks Lodge in Long Beach, I'm not sure of that though. Memo to Skaff, grab a vine and swing on into the CT jungle and verify this-------
Jerry bought that car from Bob Reagan HHS62, who BTW, will be at the Prom on the 18th.

Name: Louise () on Monday, August 6, 2001 at 14:04:24
Maiden: St.George
Class: 77
City and State: Lancaster, CA
Message: Speaking of teachers...Well I have one for you. When I was a senior I was a T.A. for Mr. Stucker(cutie)first period. I hated getting up so early to grade papers so I needles to say I missed ALLOT of my first period. Mr. Stucker being the person he was said he would fail me if I didn't come in on a regular basis. So we made a bet that I couldn't last for 1 month without missing. Well, I missed and had to pay him $20! He was so serious about me paying up that if I didn't he would of failed me and then I couldn't graduate with my class. I srambled to get the $20 without telling my parents and I graduated by the skin of my teeth. I really think he would of failed me if I didn't pay up. (jerk) Oh well, I can laugh about it now! Great to see the 70's clan in here :}

Name: RAMMA LAMMA () on Monday, August 6, 2001 at 12:56:35
E-Mail: he'ssofinewishheweremine
Class: thathandsomeboyoverthere theonewithnohair
Message: OOoooWWW! 12 days til PROM NITE 2001. YAMMA!!! We gotta git togither and practis our duet! Wanna do our best for all our COUGARS! And wuzn't DIZZY LIZZY gunna join us? So derned excited and all the goodies being offered -- pitchers, videos, memora--meam--mimoribelia -- well ya knows whut I mean! AND a GOOD belly-sticken' meal,too!!! EEEeewuie!!! And then a course, the dancin!! SEE YA THERE !! An Ima thinkin about dyin mah hair RED too so ya won't be able to tell Yamma and me apart! SUCH FUN!

Name: Judy DeGrazia-Blomsterberg () on Monday, August 6, 2001 at 11:49:45
Maiden: TheSubjectIs "PICTURES"
Class: 64
City and State: Torrance, CA
Message: RE: PROM NIGHT PICTURES. I've had a couple of questions on memory book pictures and what to expect & your options.... so, here it is. Our photographer will be taking head shots (bust shots) for our memory book..(like the ones you've seen in the past for reunion booklets) but they will also offer a full body shot of you and your buddies/gal friends.. date/spouse, (up to 6 people per buddy shot) if you'd an additional cost to you. You will also be able purchase your choice of your favorite pictures in several sizes just by filling out an appropriate reorder form.. The photographer will help you with your choices when he snaps your pic, and they will be happy to answer any further questions there.... And don't forget that we'll have our video people there to capture the whole evening on tape..and offering those after the event.. you should expect to see a video order form mailed to you after PROM NIGHT... Now, I'm going out to the mailbox in my PROM DRESS and see what shows up today.. (I wonder why the men that walk by keep offering me 20 bucks.)

Name: Lyle Tucker () on Saturday, August 4, 2001 at 11:26:25
Class: 77
City and State: Roswell, NM
I think Bob Atkins may've been my favorite teacher at HHS - his Creative Writing class was fun and instructional - he was always open to new things and critiqued without tearing apart. And he brought me to meet my writing idol, Ray Bradbury - I can't tell you how cool that was!
Miss Crum (who I understand is now Mrs. Hoy!) was also a great teacher, someone who understood that there was more to teaching than simply reciting facts for us to learn. She took great interest in her student's work.
I enjoyed Pat "Madman" Macha's enthusiasm for his subject matter, and I think he carried along a good amount of the class with that alone.
Mike Sloan was a good choice in Modern Media. He was always willing to let the students try things, and fail, on their own, so they could actually learn as they went along.
Mr. Clayton helped me along with my artwork by never imposing his sensibilities onto my work, but by helping me to achieve more clearly what I was after (and his week-long classical music playing except for Fridays, when the class was allowed to bring in their own music; that actually opened me up to a lot of music I would've never heard - so it was an Art Class *along* with a Musical Appreciation Class - two for the price of one!).
I enjoyed Mr. Clayool in Drafting for 3 years (Gads - did I really take Drafting for *three* years??!!) - the discipline I learned there helped me with my artwork.
I enjoyed the first three years of High School very much and maintained an A average throughout, but, to be truthful, had pretty much lost interest in *all* subjects my senior year and had wanted nothing more than to be done with school. My attitude that last year was not the best, to be sure, but the production of "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest," which my friend Chris Sanford and I tried out for on a lark, turned out to have rather lasting ramifications - my ending up in Community Theatre as actor, set-designer, and director for over ten years out here in Roswell - so I can't really regret it too much (and my wife always says she loves to see me up on stage, so I can thank Mr. Fix for that, as well). Overall, I have to say that, Yes, I did have good teachers while at HHS, even when I wasn't necessarily in the right frame of mind to appreciate them. (Mr. Pappo, though, now *that's* another story!) ;-D

All right Lyle, I think there was always one.

Name: Dimitri Pappas () on Saturday, August 4, 2001 at 03:23:04
Class: 69
City and State: Temecula, CA
Message: Steve, send mail. And, no they weren't faster. But you know that.

Name: BILL YOUNG () on Saturday, August 4, 2001 at 01:03:24
Class: 1966
City and State: ASHLAND, OREGON
Message: I was a member of the class of 1966, the prom list has me as 1967. Thanks.
Hi Bill, You put down 67 as your class year. That's all we have to go by. Thanks......
Janny, Please make a note for tables.
Your-Name: William C. Young
Class: 1967
Dates Name: Betsy Rothwell Young
Did Date attend HHS: NOT an HHSer
Address: P.O. Box xxx
City: Ashland
State: OR
Zip: 97520
Area-code&Phone: xxx-xxx-xxxx
Payment: Full Payment for 2 ($150.00)

Name: Susan Adams () on Saturday, August 4, 2001 at 00:18:32
Maiden: Nelson
Class: 1969
City and State: Anderson, CA
Message: Hey Donna, Donna, and Elizabeth, I need your E-mail adderss. I can't find any messages, Help! I'm not really sure how to find things on this. The last messages are kind of old on here. Donna, I can't find the messages from Elizabeth. Anyway, I sure enjoyed bonding with you guys!!! WRITE ME!! Suzi-Q
Hey Girls, Show Susan around Ctown.......

Name: Pam Slicton () on Friday, August 3, 2001 at 23:33:17
Maiden: Dicus
Class: 72
City and State: Goleta, CA
Message: Does anyone know where Sheila Jorenson or Diane Mamishian are? Don't see either of them on any lists.

Name: Judy DeGrazia-Blomsterberg () on Friday, August 3, 2001 at 22:25:22
Maiden: Flash!!!MoreNames
Class: 64
City and State: Torrance, CA
Message: WOW..I just got in under the wire.. and before John Boy shuts us down for the weekend, here's a couple more names for PROM NIGHT. GARY DUPAPE '66 (thanks Gary) and-Oh Ma's GORDO RED! GORDON BELL '62. Looks like we can plan on drinking vintage 60's home made brew again..and probably will wind up out by the curb by 12:00 Hey Gordo.. you only have 2 weeks to age that stuff... we know you can do it.. YEA GORDO RED!! Now, I have to get my nylons out of the pot of hot Rit dye.. they just turned the right shade of brown to suit me.. later I'm going work on my doe eyes and false eye lashes and stuff my merry widow with socks... Just think, I actually paid to have my 'socks' removed once.. which goes to show that everything comes round full circle..(no pun intended)
Judy and the socks.

Name: Jill McFarlane () on Friday, August 3, 2001 at 22:19:13
Class: 1977
Message: Susan...Thanks for confirming my story that is was indeed "Konnie" Krislock who led the students on that cause. As for Mr. Key and Mrs. Krislock, I am sure that they do have different perspectives on what really happened, and you're right, they would probably laugh about it, and probably did. One thing about Mr. Key, he was a low "key" principal (Pardon the play on words). Now for you Lyle, I must disagree with your take on the teachers. For the most part, they were pretty cool for teachers. My two favorites were Mr. Goodfellow (I could get lost in those blue eyes forever) and of course Mrs. Krislock. I was sorry to hear of Mr. Goodfellow's passing. Of course we had characters such as Mr. Courtney and Mr. Fix, and don't forget the "studs" Mr. Stucker, and Mr. Fetherston. Enough of this, I hope everyone has a great weekend.

Name: Lyle Tucker () on Friday, August 3, 2001 at 22:05:54
Class: 77
City and State: Roswell, NM
Message: Re: Teachers as Jailers or Babysitters. Sure, I know *now* that they were actually decent people trying to do the best that they could with basically a buncha spoiled, unruly kids, but at the time I felt High School was, like , bogus, dude, and that the teachers were just part of The System, man. To be truthful, I wouldn't've traded places with them in a hundred years! You couldn't pay me enough to be a High School teacher!

Name: YAMMA LAMMA () on Friday, August 3, 2001 at 21:30:18
E-Mail: goodgollymissmolly
Message: My garsh! Only two weeks till PROM NIGHT 2001! Now I GOTTA go on thet there diet! Heckfire, dang and dadgummit! Kin hardly wait to dance with all the good lookin men, and beins they went to Hawthorne Hi School, we KNOW they's ALL good lookin!!!! YES SIR!!! GO COURGARS!!!! See yall ther! And maybe even RammaLamma would lend the Jensen Boys to me fer one dance each -- then, of course, they wont be abel to leav me alone fer the rist of the nite! EEEEWWWIIIIIEeeee!!@! me me me me me -- just practicin fer Rammas and my duet -- me me me me!

Name: Lyle Tucker () on Friday, August 3, 2001 at 21:10:17
Class: 77
City and State: Roswell, NM
Message: RE: The Great Student/Teacher Protest of '77. I *never* knew what the bone of contention was, didn't really care, thought that the whole thing was a hoot, with Bob Deuel out there with the megaphone being as damn serious as he could be and crowds of students milling around, trying to also look like they were caught up in the surge of righteous indignation over....something-or-other! The *last* thing any of us cared about was whether the teachers were being treated rightfully or not! If anything, I'd imagine the majority hoped they *were* being screwed. Most of us only had a couple of teachers we really cared for - to our minds the rest were basically jailers at worst, overgrown baby sitters at best. Anyways, thanks for your part in providing a fun day of chaos, Bob! Job well done! Abbie Hoffman would've been proud.
Pretty cruel Lyle. I'm sure the majority of your teachers weren't Jailers OR Babysitters. I'll stop now........

Name: Sherry Wingo () on Friday, August 3, 2001 at 20:42:03
Maiden: Peppers
Class: 1964
City and State: Haw. Ca.
Message: Russ Jacobsen, glad your surgery went well. We'll keep you and family in prayer. Sandie Tully Perry, it was fun reading your feedback about the dances you and Jim used to go to, also seeing you two dance at the Reunion was truly a highlight. Howard you post the best pictures. Keep it up I love looking at them. I am looking forward to the prom. Looks like a lot of the class of '64' will be there. Robin, I'm still working on the stroll!!
The class of 66 leads the way with the class of 64 not far behind. See you on the 18th, Sherry

Name: Susan King () on Friday, August 3, 2001 at 20:09:25
Maiden: Bierman
Class: 1974
City and State: Thousand Oaks, CA
Message: Now I know for a fact that Konnie Krislock and George Key have a whole separate perspective on the student protest angle and they don't agree either!!! But they DO laugh about it! C'mon you two, speak up!!!

Name: TheEstradaSisters () on Friday, August 3, 2001 at 18:36:59
Maiden: Viva la Raza
Class: 60's
Message: We just love a good protest story.... Peace
Tina Delgado is alive, ALIVE!!!

Name: Jill McFarlane () on Friday, August 3, 2001 at 18:02:03
Maiden: McFarlane
Class: 1977
City and State: Mission Viejo
Message: Ok, for the record, if memory serves me correctly, and that would be a reach. The teacher support rally came about because Mrs. Krislock told Cougar staff that the teachers are being wronged by the district. So a few of the staffers, Vicki Barker, Sandra Bell and Bob Deuel wrote about it in for the paper. Then it was decided that a student protest would make it clear to those bureaucrats in the district that if the teachers dont get what they deserve, the student body just wont attend classes. I think that there were one or two teachers who gave an F grade to those who participated. Anyhow, we all got to see what it was like to live in the 60's and to stand for something we believed in, or for most of us, we got approval to ditch a class. The result was a compromise to the teachers, and I don't think they got what they had asked for.
Hey Bill Barmore, thanks for the compliment...your check is in the mail big bro.

Name: el rojo's silent half () on Friday, August 3, 2001 at 14:42:05
E-Mail: idyho
Message: Well, surgery went good. He had the bone graft and the full compliment of hardware. Nuts, bolts, and rod. His surgery was Monday just before noon and he was back in his room by 4. By 9pm they had him sitting up on the side of the bed. The next day he was up walking around. The Dr said he was a real mess and a whole lot of degeneration. Then he said "Are you ready to go home?" By noon on Wednesday I was bringing him home.(Thought I would get a longer vacation than that.) Anyway he is doing real good and other than just the pain from the surgery sight, no leg pain like before. He is recouping in the "Computer Room" so he was reading over my shoulder of all the well wishes and cards. So nice of all of you and he Thanks You.
He has gone to sleep now so I can write what I want. We would really love to come down to the Prom Night but just can't do it this time. I know you all will have a really great time. Hey, there is a small ranch for sale next to us. Really nice house only 8 yrs old with ten acres, only thing is the closest grocery store is 8 miles away and 12 miles to the nearest Wal-Mart. Shopping Mall!! whats that? We like it though and the commute is alot better than the freeways. (price of next door $239,900.) I've got bird houses to paint so we can earn $$ for the surgery. I'm goin to set the old man on a street corner to sell them. Love to you all!!
I'll try to communicate more often. judi

Hi Judi, Thanks for the update. Nice to hear that all went well. Don't let him run you ragged either. WE LOVE YOU GUYS MAAANN!!!!

Name: Dan Johson () on Friday, August 3, 2001 at 14:06:27
Class: 77
City and State: Sherman Oaks (soon)
Message: Poorman, I remember that "protest" including the speech on the cement "stage" in front of the gym -- there is a photo of that in the '77 El Molino in which Robert Bates has managed to get himself prominently featured just sitting there. I also remember that a group of us marched to the district offices at Leuzinger in order to show our support for the teachers. We then used that as an excuse to cut class and head to the beach whereupon we "spotted" for beer at Ocean Liquor. Kathleen, I did visit Danny Manning's house in Hermosa Beach when he first came to the Clippers (long story) but I cannot recall if he or some other Danny Manning was present when we all had the bee-jezsus scared out of us. Hey, in a secret show the Foo Fighters are opening tonight for the Atomic Punks at Paladino's 6101 Reseda Blvd in Tarzana. (Of course, that's where Which One's Pink? will be playing next Saturday).

Name: Sharon () on Friday, August 3, 2001 at 13:24:15
E-Mail: hawthornehigh66
Maiden: Moore
Class: 1966
City and State: Long Beach, CA
Message: Here I am again with my daily Class of 1966 Reunion reminder, just in case some of you don't check in every day. I'm getting daily calls from people who are planning to go the the reunion. Just got a call the other day from Gary DuPape's wife Myrna. What a nice lady. Anyway they are planning on attending. So those of you who have not yet signed up, but are planning on attending and paying at the door, please call me toll-free at 866-574-7763 or e-mail me at I want to hear from you so we can let the hotel know that you will be showing up at the door.
See you soon.

Name: Kathleen Griffin () on Friday, August 3, 2001 at 12:33:38
Maiden: Nix
Class: 74
City and State: SP, CA
Message: Dan Johnson, sounds like you are describing Danny Manning?

Name: Mike Castro () on Friday, August 3, 2001 at 12:32:14
Class: 77
City and State: LAX
Message: Bob, I thank you for your timely idea/scheme.
John B., I think the picture is of the upper floor of the science building, where one of my favorite teacher/coach, Mr. Harmon, had his class.

Thanks Mike

Name: Bob Poorman () on Friday, August 3, 2001 at 12:23:42
Class: '77
City and State: Wayzata, MN
Message: Alright, sorry for the assumption made that all of you were '77 graduates. We've gotten so close through this site that I thought you were all there with us. The student protest was done to back the teachers who were in negotiations for new contracts with the district. If I remember correctly they had their own protest going on with placards, sign boards, etc. It was settled, I'm sure due to student upheaval, but not sure who won or lost and how much. As far as the picture, it's been a long time since I've been on campus and quite frankly tried to limit the time even while there but as I remember there was only one two story building and that was where the science classes were. Was it building 15? If that isn't a balcony that I see well then, uh, never mind.
Is that what that is.....a 2 story building? Then it would be the science building (at least it was the science building in the early 60's). Thanks Bob

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