...and in Honor of Bruce Johnson's 55 Chev.... The Coasters
Name: Betty Rodriguez () on Thursday, June 17, 1999 at 09:43:40
Message: To Mary Hamilton - do we have your correct e-mail address? I've tried to contact you & it keeps coming back undeliverable. Log on feedback, Mary, would love to hear from you.
Name: Gloria Herlosky () on Thursday, June 17, 1999 at 02:44:20
Message: Okay, I have been waiting for all the sports talk (yawn-yawn) to die down, cuz I don't understand most sports and am not even able to buffalo my way in discussing them. That goes for the players, too. (I was a cheer leader in '76, but it wasn't until 1985 that I met my husband, and he explained the cheer, "First in ten, do it again!" that I knew what it meant!) And now this Leroy F. thing is going on and quite frankly, I am with Sheree (Hi Sheree!) I don't get it...but I think it's funny and entertaining. Is this a 1960's thing? Was there really a Leroy? Please help me here, I hate not understanding something, especially on feedback, Paleeze!
A "Clueless Valencia??"......someone call Guinness.
If you go back to the 1955 Rifle Team picture, about 19 entries ago, you'll see that there are 6 people in the picture and 7 name entries. One of the name entries is "Unidentified". Leeroy claims to be the lost Rifleman. I know we're moving reeeeel fast here Glo, but you're going to have to try and keep up.
Name: Beth Meade () on Thursday, June 17, 1999 at 01:59:02
Message: I definitely have to put in my two cents on this page. Class of '75 had a great time. I don't see too many of us writing in here. Hi S. Klingen... too hard for me to spell your name, but I remember you! Glad to see at least one other class of '75 member here on this page. I have asked this before, has anyone heard where Jeff Roy has ended up? One of you V-girls must know. Glad to see you-all are still so spunky. I'm still playing volleyball. If you can call teaching at Cub Scout Day Camp playing, that is. Any other volleyballers out there? Are any of you living in Mammoth. We're heading up there for a year or so... Take care! Beth
Hi T1, There were lots of Roy's that graduated from HHS in the early days. Shirley Roy was in my class. She's also on the Alumni List. She may be related to Jeff. It wouldn't cost to email her and ask. Good Luck Beth
Name: Patty Valencia () on Wednesday, June 16, 1999 at 23:53:20
Message: Wow, thanks Dave for well, of course, number one, saying I still look good :) And, of course, for writing in on page 74. Joe, I'm getting a bit anxious now that you haven't written in and said what a nice lunch we had. Your plan is working. And, Cougars, the only reason I was allowed in the musicals that I performed in post h.s. was because my parents wouldn't let v6 perform without v5. I got into a lot of stuff because v6 couldn't do it without me. I was like the wallflower appendage of v6, but don't tell her that. She still thinks it's the other way around, hopefully. What was the mystery message to anonymous about, JP? I can't stand being excluded. That's it for now.
Patty girl, Glad you checked in. Leeroy just called into the Cougartown hotline. He's broke down just outside of Lick Skillet, Arkansas and wants someone to come get him. I told him I'd send the next person that signed in on the Feedback Page......Lucky you. He wants to buy you lunch at the truck stop across from the hog renderin' plant. Have a good time.
Name: LEEROY FELDERRUSTER () on Wednesday, June 16, 1999 at 23:29:45
E-Mail: AIN'T GOT ONE
Message: Howdy agin folks,
I am a guessin ya folks think I am sum kinda country bumkin or sumething. Well I ain't no Sloey, is that a real name or wat?, and i don't live in in no fancy house like that one that fella that calls himself Miles put on the pag, and I ain't neva ben relationed with sum budy named Hood. So i am pretty sore yaall jest be funnin me. But that be alrite I ain't holdin no gredg, my papa alway said be nice to people that funnin ya cause they just ignerants. so it is alrite. I jest came back from Dissyland nice place ya al got there. I neer died when them bears started talkin it was reel life stuff. My grand nephew laughed all the way home. Well I wanted to see what mite be on tonite so I had him show me the puter again. I asked him what was the headers and he showed me but he says i ain't no woman so i don't fil out maiden and I nevr gradjated so I don't have no class. Well that what they all say back home. Tomorrow we goin to the mal at Amo. I needs to git some socs and sum post cards. As to that lady who wanted to charge me for enlish lessons i ain't needem i been speekin enlish all my life. Well i be seen ya al, we goin be stayin hear in califonya for a few weks so my grand nephew says we can see this space eveday. thanks for letin me stop by. it is nice to see yur site.
Ps I wish I had class.
Yahno, I think it's still a Sloey, BUT I now think it's Bill Sloey. Whattayasay Bill, are you Leeroy, Hmmmm???
Name: Sheree Klingenhagen () on Wednesday, June 16, 1999 at 22:42:53
Maiden: same as always
Message: What's with this Leeroy Felderruster thing? Is it one of those 60's things that know one else knows about? I don't get it and I have a real old brother (haha Tom). Maybe I'm just lost or maybe Leeroy is. And David Barboza is camping so no feedback from him! As this is page 75 and I'm from the class of 75 felt I should respond on this page. If possible I would like to go for the HHS bionic woman designation as I've got more titanium parts in me than Jamie Sommers. I'll go part to part with anyone. Looking forward to the cruise night I'll roll the Benz! Sheree
Sheree, Don't spin a bearingtrying to figure that Leeroy thing out. I'm not sure I get it either. I'm not sure I get your titanium thing either, but if you say you're full of it, then you are our HHS bionic woman, and that is that!! And if a Benz is all you've got, I say hold your head up high and cruise on down.......Thanks Sheree
Name: Dewey Storie () on Wednesday, June 16, 1999 at 21:55:16
Maiden: AKA: MaD ScaNNer
Message: ALL Right!!! Only 25 pages to go...now if somebody would just pass the super glue to glue my feet down so my company can't send me out of town that Saturday..this week alone it's been Oroville (was there all last week too) Santa Rosa, Burbank and tomorrow, Redwood City!
Name: Gary Nelson () on Wednesday, June 16, 1999 at 21:32:38
Message: Mr. LeRoy Felderruster:
Would like to buy your car; a big block, a couple of "big and littles" and some PPG paint and it could win a few trophies- all steel you know.
Name: Karen Kusumi () on Wednesday, June 16, 1999 at 18:53:26
Message: Jim, Does that mean I can't send The Blonde and The Lawyer joke in?
Name: Jerry Miles () on Wednesday, June 16, 1999 at 20:16:43
Mister LeeRoy Felderruster is quite real. In fact he's rather excited, reading about the upcoming HHS One Hundred Page Cruise Night and Ice Cream Social. As you can see by the attached picture, he is packing as you read this to participate in the event. He has even brought out his prize Cougar beanie and will be wearing it when he arrives. Now I don't think Alan Hauge painted Lee's car or trailer, but he's really proud of his "Born to eat dirt" and his brand new "HARTHORN OR BUST" (remember he does not benefit from four years at HHS). Lee will be leaving beautiful home (check it out, two fireplaces) in Flatriver soon so be looking for him.
Jerry, I see now that I've erred. I apologize for doubting that there ever was a true Leeroy Felderruster. You've proven it here beyond a sliver of a doubt. I can't wait to meet "Mr. Eloquence" in person.
Name: Robin () on Wednesday, June 16, 1999 at 16:11:29
Message:Hey easy on LeeRoy! He happens to be a third cousin of mine and is doing well as a coal mine consultant in Flatriver MO.(They used to use canary's.) He didnt get good schoolin because he couldnt hear. A few thousand rounds of his M-1 without ear plugs messed up his equilibrium too. I might have that wrong...in his hippie days he used to do a lot of Equal and Librium...hard to remember.....Hey Wadman...psst...It was Linda and Debbie...Paragon of virtue that he is, Jim couldnt have cared less how you caught a flyball. And I like dress up friday Sloey...same day I shower so will work well...And Russ...When you cant remember a Bel Aire from an Impala?...too much clean air in that Idaho outback bud....Mom V likes you more than me John B? ROTFLMAO!!!! Ricki will write anything to keep you happy...Hey I like my little star...I can send more for Sloey..Hes really not a slacker:o)..Oh and last item...I saw the Henry Thomas/Carl Lewis race...Thomas slipped out of the blocks due to a wet cast he had just received from falling off the plane steps that morning.(SNL couldnt handle us)....later Cougs...Oh one thing...watch "Biography" Sunday night...Dont know how much of the old 8mm film I sent in will be used but you might see 133rd st in June of 60' ..Bye the way I havent changed at all...yea right..
Hey Robin, I don't know if you're still thinking of changing your name.... How about Alan Adale?? Catchy huh.
I had this friend that was born with the most God awful name you've ever heard. His name was Jack S---. He went before the judge to get it changed. The judge said he didn't just let anyone change their name and ask him what his name was now. Well Jack told him. The judge said My God man. Of course I'll allow a name change. What do you want to change it to? Jack said "Chicken". Later Robin, and thanks.....Oh and don't try and make Sloey feel bad.....cause you CAN'T!!!
Name: ANONYMOUS () on Wednesday, June 16, 1999 at 13:49:53
Message:Dear Anonymous, Although I do agree with what you've said, the subject is way to political for this forum. This page should be kept light and nostalgic. I know you understand.
Name: JIM SLOEY () on Wednesday, June 16, 1999 at 11:55:37
Message: Well John first you make fun of long time resident Suzie Q who has unfortunately departed then you make fun of Mr. Federuster by saying it was me. Now I don't know Mr. Federuster and it was not I that wrote that post but for some reason you point the finger or is it give me the finger everytime someone a little bit well you knows writes in. Now he may be real or he may be someone someone made up. I believe I remember some kids from the Eucalyptus Park days from Arkansas and they had a name similar to that, but I am not sure, perhaps they came back for a while? Maybe LEEROY can clear it up or whoever. But as to your conclusion that it was me from the person's failure to fill out the headers wouldn't even get me stopped in Alabama in the 60's on probable cause. If Leroy or Leeroy is who he says he is then he would not have a maiden name would he? NOPE. He apparently knew nothing about "PUTERS" so there goes his email address, If he stayed in "SKOOL" for less than a week or two he probably did not graduate from HHS therefore no class. Now what should po ol Leroy have filled out. I did not have s.. I mean I am not Leeroy Felderuster. Perhaps he will write in again. LEEROY? Hey how about joke Friday? The best joke gets a free chocolate dipped LARGE cone at Fosters on cruise Saturday!!! OK SEND THEM IN Friday until 5:00. Since I'm buying John shall have the final say so. Winner will be posted on Saturday. Any topic must not contain any profanity and they must be suitable for all audiences including children. I shall not be eligible but LEEROY is! Don't you just love this site John!!!! It is the best! And Leeroy save your money your english is about as good as you probably can hope it will be. And no lawyer jokes that is too easy! JIM SLOEY
Man, OK OK you're NOT Leeroy!! You give a lawyer the floor and there goes the afternoon.
Friday until 5:00??!! That kinda' cuts off the people that work until 5 and then come home to their computers doesn't it? Let's make it 8:00pm. Folks, that doesn't mean that normal business will stop. Please leave normal Feedback just like......well, normal. Thanks Lee.......Jim
Name: Harry Plotkin () on Wednesday, June 16, 1999 at 11:54:36
Message: I forgot to mention that Susan Haskell Jones is the mother of Tracey, Kristin(?)and Heath Jones. hch
Name: Harry Plotkin () on Wednesday, June 16, 1999 at 11:52:07
Message: re:athletes. I don't believe anyone mentioned Mike Gillespie. Besides being a very good athlete he has done well as baseball coach at USC. Also in Mike's class was Susan Haskell. She was so good that she played with the 8th grade boys against the faculty in softball.
Leeroy brings up a point. When I first started reading feedback and saw an error my arm would dart toward my red pencil only to fall half way there as reality hit. I thoroughly enjoy reading the feedback pages and I hope no one fails to contribute for fear of making an error. Remember: The message is far more important than the clothing in which it is garbed. Keep writing and happy fathers day to all you great dads!! hch
Thanks Mr. P for your sage advice. Do not be afrade to mak a mestake!!! It does not matter here. All that matters is you adding your piece of HHS history.
Name: Betty Rodriguez () on Wednesday, June 16, 1999 at 10:52:51
Please contact me immediately for English lessons - my rate of $35.00 per hour - minimum 100 hours! Guaranteed improvement!!!!! Betty Rodriguez
Name: Alan Hauge () on Wednesday, June 16, 1999 at 03:16:28
Message: To the class of 1961: Does anyone know where Dennis and Jerry Parker are? Jerry worked at Boys Market for years before I lost track of him. I found Richard Little('61) through his ex-wife Marsha in Clarkson, Nebraska. Haven't spoken to him yet but he is at 402-892-3530. And he is the town's sheriff.
John, thanks for the update through the mail about the names I once lettered on hot rods at Hawthorne High in the late 50's and early 60's. The names bring back so many great memories. I am so sorry I missed the car show at HHS in May. But you can be sure I will be there next year. Other than the ones mentioned, the names I remember right now are, "Mr. Period", "Dragstrip Riot", "Only the Lonely", "Heartbreak Hotel", "Shock" (on a piece of junk owned by my best friend, Don Condor, class of '60), and the most imfamous: "Hoofhearted" next to the picture of a horse head.
What fun your site is. I'll be up night after night E-mailing all I can find. Much better than the stock market.
Alan, Thanks for signing in and lending your favorites to the list. Without even knowing it at that time, you and your artistry would become a part of the history of early HHS. Thanks for that. Please stay in touch and please go here to add your membership to our list. Thanks again Alan.
Another, on the side of a 56 Chevy; "A Little Lass". Pretty racy for 1960.
Name: LEEROY FELDERRUSTER () on Wednesday, June 16, 1999 at 00:22:17
Message: Why hello this site does have a way a gittin all of us couch tateers up and rispondin. I am the unidentified party in that rifel club picture bout 1955. it was my first day at your skool and coiming from arkansas and all i nachturally like rifels so i told my teacher i sure wood like to git my picture took in that club. well sir my folks decided we was moving back to arkansas that following weekend and i's never scene that picture til tonite. That was sum fun gittin my picture took. i believes it were the furst time two gittin my picture took. enyways i was jest hear in califorea visiting sum relatives they was showing me there puter nad how it werks. my grand nephew went to el gundo hi skool and he knowed bout this place so we was looking and i sawed that picture and i's looked and sure nuff that was me. so now folks youse knowed who LEEROY FELDERRUSTER is of Lil Rock, Ark. thanks for the picture. LEEROY
Naw, I think just by the way he left all the headers off the top, its gotta be Jim Sloey
Name: Mike Shay () on Tuesday, June 15, 1999 at 23:38:02
Message: Hello John and fellow Cougars;
I read what you said about John Nicocia's "Everclear" machine...A few years ago a customer of mine brought me a bottle of everclear from an out of town business trip. We were at his shop and he opened it up and poured me about half a dixie cup and said " here try this s--- ". I tossed back about half a mouthfull and for the first time in my life my throat refused to swallow. It just said "nope..sorry... you ain't gettin in here with that". I guess it could tell that the volcanic 186 proof starting fluid I was trying to choke down didn't belong in there. What a wimp huh...
By the way..one of Alan Hauge's lettering jobs was done to my old Plain Jane 54 ford aka " Little Sir" Wow...I must of had an ego problem or something.
Keep up the good work Mr. Baker
That stuff isn't fit for a "Rocket fuel" let alone human consumption. It'll make you "talk in tongues."
Name: John Baker() on Tuesday, June 15, 1999 at 23:00:29
Message: There MUST be a problem. Where is everyone?? If you're having a problem getting through please email me and let me know. Thanks.....
Name: John Baker() on Tuesday, June 15, 1999 at 18:27:01
Message: Talk about NOT Politically Correct......Here's Hawthorne High School's Class of 1955's Rifle Team. This club might be a little tough to get reinstated today. A Rifle Club??!!
I guess that's why all the kids from the 50's turned out to be such Sicko's.
Can you imagine carrying your rifle on campus and not even being noticed?
Also WHERE is unidentified... Hmmmmm???
Name: JIM SLOEY () on Tuesday, June 15, 1999 at 09:42:24
ICE CREAM! ICE CREAM! ICE CREAM!
Can you help me find Jim "Freight Train" Penilla class of 66.. I run into him every so often but haven't seen him in a while and all the old numbers are not any good. Jim if you read this Jerry Baxter's English class was a success for both of us.
Perhaps we could set aside the 5th Thursday of every month or 4th call it lost Thursday and everybody write in with someone they have lost contact with. (Hey Litton I noticed you changed your email!) What do you think John just like the old Mickey Mouse club, dress up Monday to roundup Fridays. Ok that may not be the days but what do you think? From Jock Tuesday to Lost Thursday, ice cream Saturdays?
ROBIN need some input here.
Hey James, Really hadn't thought about it. The "Sleuth Page" is still in the development stage too. It's going to be for looking for old friends and class mates. You'll add, Jim Penilla's name to the list and someone will come along that know's his whereabouts. The info will be posted, as to who has knowledge of this person.
I'm not sure how we'd do topical days. You mean if I wanted to ask where little Suzie Q was, I'd have to wait until "Lost Thursday"?? I don't think so.
Name: Chris Prewitt () on Tuesday, June 15, 1999 at 01:31:55
Message: As I was reading through the Cougartown I realized that there was very little about the drama production program. My first year at Hawthorne High School the school produced its full-scale musical. Bye Bye Birdie still is one of my favorite musicals that I have seen. The singing still sticks in my head, "We love you Birdie, oh yes we do?". The props were extravagant from the costumes to the sets. I loved the scenery where all of the kids were in the multi level wooden structure. Most of the cast probably don't even know who I am but I can still remember Tom Sangil. I think Tom kept the tobacco companies in business. Some of the other members of the cast that I remember are Kathy Arce, Jami Wilkinson, J.B. Schroeder, Jim Fox, Bill Ennis and Anne Childress. I never did appreciate the work that went into a production until my own son took drama. It is amazing how many weeks can go into the production. Not only do they practice the parts, they work on lighting, paint scenery, setup the queues for music and they work on choreographing the dancing and singing. As Bob Hope says, "Thanks for the memories".