50th Year Reunion?

If we're having a 50th Year Reunion in 2019, we should probably start making plans in Spring 2018.

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40th Reunion (2009) We did not have a 45th Reunion in 2014.

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1981 - Girls Golf

1983 - Boys Swimming, Girls Golf

1984 - Girls Golf

2000 - Boys Basketball, Boys Lacrosse

2001 - Boys Lacrosse, Girls Lacrosse

2004 - Girls Basketball

FIGHT SONG (Sung to the tune of "Anchors Aweigh")

"Go colors Black and Gold... fight strong and bold!
We have a winning team that proves that we will never fold!
All through the years we fight, on to victory (fight... fight... fight!).
Until we win this game, the kids will yell 'hooray' for Waverly! (fight!)"

OUR CLASSMATES, by Maiden Name (* deceased)

Joanne Abraham, Joe Abraham, Carol Adado, Sherman Allen*, Howdie Alt, Linda Ancira, Jim Andrews*, Abe Arambula, Shirley Arnold, Tony Ash*, Dick Azelton, Linda Baier, Diane Baker, Marianne Baker, Eric Ballance, Sue Barker, Marvel Beard, Marsha Bedford, Lavonda Bellah, Dianna Benschoter, Dennis Berkompas, Russ Bishop, Sue Blackburn, Peggy Blake, Glenn Blystone, Terry Boedeker, Ed Boehm*, Bob Boettcher, Roger Boog, Larry Borton, Linda Boyd, Randy Brandt, Kathy Broessel, Vicki Bryde, Linda Buehler, Richard Buell, Deuaine Bunker, Gene Burd, John Burkle, Dave Burwick, Steve Butts, Connie Caldwell, Al Calille, Mike Callihan, Pat Caruso, Steve Casey*, Tim Castle, Sharon Chaddock, Janet Cherrette, Dave Chestnut, Tom Clickner, Jim Coleman, Rod Collins, Sue Cone, Cindy Cordes, Carol Cornwell, Dar Costello, Mark Cote, Elaine Cottrill, Jane Cousins, Linda Cowles, "Skip" Cross, Scot Cullen*, Jim Culver*, Darlene Daniels, Doug David, Mark Davis, Pat Davis, Karen Davis, Larry DeLaere*, Chuck DeLine, Kathy Demmer, Karen Deromedi, Shelby DeWitt*, Stephen Dick, Jerry Dobias, Mike Domres*, Dave Dowler, Laura Drury, Lory Duits, Gary Eavey*, Sharon Eavey, Mary Egner, Joann Ells, Kerry Estes, Ray Ettinger, Chuck Federeau*, Lynda Fershee, Tim Flannery, Barb Flink, Larry Formenti, Roger Fowler, Jerry Foy, Bunnie Freed, Sarah Frutig, Gary Galey*, Gary Gates, Keith Gee, Teena Gee, Richard Geer, Todd Gelina, Pete Genix, Larry Gladstone, Iris Goins, Sue Granger, Sharon Granger, Tom Gray, Kathy Green, Margie Green, Barbara "Lynn Brown" Gunnerfeldt, Annece Hadden*, Bill Halbert, Sue Harp, Morrice "Chief" Henderson*, Jack Hettich*, Dick Hewitt, Randy Higdon, Kurt Hildorf, Ray Himebaugh*, Gary Hitchcock, Tina Hodge*, Diane Hodges, Pat Hodges, Tom Hoesl, Linda Hogan, Barry Hogle, Sue Holbrook, Don Hole, Marlene Hollopter, Vicki Holmberg, Terry Hopkins*, Dee Horvath, Mike Houser, Terry Hyde, Ron Jacobs, Connie Janetzke, Bonnie Jennings, John Jessen, Pat Johnson, Janice Johnston, Linda Jupin, Bob Karkau, Bonnie Kelbert, Margaret Kelly, Steve Kenyon*, Jim King, Bill Kinnan, Ted Kinnee, Karen Klefstad*, Bill Klettke, George Kline*, Debbie Knapp, Greg Krampe, Karen Krieger, Jeff Kriek, Tom Krupiarz, Ron LaForge*, Chris Laurin, Cathy Lee, Gail Lee, Don LeGrand*, Ron LeGrand, Ann Lillard, Doyal Little, Dennis Love, Marie Lunn, Jean Maki, Bill Malatinsky, Gary Mantyla, Denny Maples, Charlotte Martiny, Ron Martiny, Deborah Masters, Tom Matsuda, Randy McCloud*, Val McFellin*, Julie McKenna, Joyce McKenzie, Kip McKesson, Charlie McLravy, Doug McNamara, Rick Melick, Sharon Meredith, Sharon Messer*, Cathy Miller, Terry Miller, Ken Montgomery, Dorothy Mosher, Toni Munson, Jim Murnane, Elaine Murphy, Susan Murphy, Laura Nash, Bob Nelson, Laura Newport, Mike Nolen*, Tom Norman, Ray Norris, Jackie Odom, Pat Olofsson, Pat Padgham, Don Parsons, David Pasant, Fred Patterson, Debbie Peterman, Todd Petersen, Joe Phillips, Mary Pillow, Char Plunkett, Sue Polihonki, Patti Porter, Laura Potter, Rick Powtak, Terri Pung, Patricia "Pixie" Pursel, Kirk Ralston, Ralph Ramsdill, Joyce Ramsey, Lenny Retzloff*, Rick Reynolds, Tom Reynolds, LeAnne Rhoades, Emily Rich, Ritchie Riebow, Tom Ritter, Roy Roath, Neil Roberts, Mark Robinson, Dave Rothermel, Jan Rusnell, Jeanie Rutledge, Chuck Sarrell, Debbie Schafer*, Cliff Schlak, Diane Schneider, Lynn Schraft, Judy Scribner, Roberto Secchin (exchange student from Brasil), Jeff Sellers, Kay Settles, Fran Shawa, Marcia Sherman, Chuck Shumway, Marty Siemon, Jim Simmons, Steve Simon, Jeff Simpson, Ron Simpson, Vicki Skaar, Carol Skiffington, Mike Slabchuck*, Gary Slater*, Betty Small, Ron Small, Cathy Smith, Chris Smith, Cindy Smith, Dave Smith, Eric Smith, Jan Smith, Lynn Smith, Judy Snell, Pat Snyder, Carol Stanton, David Starkweather, Doug Starkweather, Jim Starr, Tom Steadman*, Cindy Steinway, Barb Stewart, Larry Stockwell, Dennis Sunderlin, John Swanson, John Symonds, Candie Szpara, Bonnie Tarwater, Lindell Taylor, Dan Templin, Deb Theaker, Rosalyn Thole*, Nancy Jo Thomas, Mark Tomlinson, Tami Trump, Jane Underhill, Jan VanAlstine, Ralph VanLoton, John Vial, Stephen Vossler, Michele Waldron, Larry Walker, Rob Warner*, Art Webb, Linda Webb, Trish Weisman, Keith Wentworth, Jutta Westphal (exchange student from Germany), Brad Wightman, Gary Wilkes, Gail Wilson, Mary Winegardner, Donna Woodhams, Linda Worrall, Gene Wright, Ron Wright, Mike Yatchak


We cannot locate these classmates. If you have their email address, or mailing address, or phone number, please email us so we can invite them to future gatherings. Thank you.

Linda Roth Baier, Marianne McDonnell Baker, Sue Lindow Barker, Sue Hamilton Blackburn, Peggy Jones Blake, Randy Brandt, Linda Scramlin Buehler, Richard Buell, Mike Callihan, David Chestnut, Linda Speigl Cowles, Sheldon "Skip" Cross, Doug David, David Dowler, Laura Wight Drury, Keith Gee, Todd Gelina, Pete Genix, Larry Gladstone, Kathy Turkopp Green, Gary Hitchcock, Diane Irwin Hodges, Pat Houston Hodges, Linda Beck Hogan, Barry Hogle, Marlene Hollopter, Bonita Johnson, Jim King, Jean Maki, Deborah Masters, Doug McNamara, Richard Melick, Sharon Meredith, Susan Murphy, Don Parsons, Patti Herman Porter, Neil Roberts, Jeff Sellers, Carol Dallas Skiffington, Betty Small, Larry Stockwell, Brad Wightman, Gene Wright

Gone from us,
but not forgotten...

Sherman Allen

Jim Andrews

Tony Ash

Ed Boehm

Steve Casey

Scot Cullen

Jim Culver

Larry DeLaere

Shelby DeWitt

Mike Domres

Gary Eavey

Chuck Federeau

Gary Galey

Annece Hadden

Morrice "Chief" Henderson

Jack Hettich

Ray Himebaugh

Tina Hodge

Terry Hopkins

Steve Kenyon

Karen Klefstad

George Kline

Ron LaForge

Don LeGrand

Randy McCloud

Val McFellin

Sharon Messer

Mike Nolen

Lenny Retzloff

Debbie Schafer

Mike Slabchuck

Gary Slater

Tom Steadman

Rosalyn Thole

Rob Warner


July 1968 - Abbie Hoffman's "The Yippies are Going to Chicago" is published; Folk singer Arlo Guthrie performs his 20-minute ballad "Alice's Restaurant" to rave reviews.

August - Republicans nominate Richard Nixon to be their presidential candidate; Soviet Union invades Czechoslovakia with over 200,000 Warsaw Pact troops; Chicago Mayor Richard Daley opens the Democratic National Convention, and later says, "The policeman isn't there to create disorder. The policeman is there to preserve disorder."

September - Women's Liberation groups target the Miss America Beauty Contest in Atlantic City NJ, and help coin the phrase "bra-burning feminists;" thirtieth anniversary of Neville Chamberlain's Munich agreement ceding Czechoslovakia's Sudatenland to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.

October - Police and military troops in Mexico City react violently to a student-led protest, killing or injuring hundreds of demonstrators; Summer Olympic Games in Mexico City see US athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos performing a "black power" salute during the Star-Spangled Banner during their medal ceremony; Jacqueline Kennedy marries Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis; President Lyndon Johnson announces a total halt to US bombing in North Vietnam.

November - Richard Nixon elected 37th US president; National "Turn in Your Draft Card Day" is observed with rallies and protests on college campuses across the country; the South Vietnamese government agrees to join the Paris peace talks.

December - The launch of Apollo 8 begins the first US mission to orbit the Moon; Richard Dodd returns a library book his great grandfather took out in 1823; NLS, a system for which Internet hypertext and the computer mouse were developed, is publicly demonstrated for the first time in San Francisco; Japan's biggest heist, the still-unsolved "300 Million Yen Robbery," occurs in Tokyo; US performs nuclear test at Nevada test site; USSR performs nuclear test; the Zodiac Killer kills Betty Lou Jenson and David Faraday in Vallejo CA; US astronauts Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and William Anders become the first men to orbit the Moon; China performs nuclear test; Beatles' "White Album" goes to #1 and stays there for nine weeks.

January 1969 - Police in Newark NJ confiscate 30,000 copies of the John Lennon, Yoko Ono album Two Virgins showing a nude photo of John and Yoko on the cover; the New York Jets defeat the Baltimore Colts, 16-7, in Super Bowl III; an explosion on the US carrier Enterprise results in 28 dead and over 300 injured; Russian Soyuz 5 docks with Soyuz 4, and Yevgeny Khrunov becomes the first astronaut to transfer between linked capsules; Transamerica Corporation announces plans to build a 1,000-foot tower in San Francisco; a Union Oil undersea oil well off Santa Barbara CA suffers a blowout, releases 4.2 million gallons of oil that spreads over 800 square miles of ocean, soils 35 miles of coastline, kills 3,500 birds, and 100 elephant seals and sea lions on San Miguel Island; a 50-cent one-way toll becomes permanent on San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge, leading jurisdictions around the world to follow suit.

February - Actor Boris Karloff dies; Italian opera singer Giovanni Martinelli dies; Yasser Arafat officially takes over as chairman of Palestine Liberation Organization; the last edition of the Saturday Evening Post is published, ending a 100-year run; ahe Boeing 747 makes its first commercial flight; Hopalong Cassidy and Roy Rogers' sidekick Gabby Hayes dies; Afro-American Society students of Duke University lead a black student takeover of the Allen Building to spark University action on the concerns of black students; jazz clarinet player Charles Ellsworth Russell (a/k/a Pee Wee Russell) dies; Elvis Presley records the song "Kentucky Rain;" President Nixon orders the secret bombing of Cambodia; the US Supreme Court rules that students have the right to express opinions at odds with the government; President Nixon arrives in Rome amid protests by thousands of students.

March - Mickey Mantle of the NY Yankees announces his retirement from baseball; Doors lead singer Jim Morrison exposes himself before 10,000 people, was later arrested, convicted, then pardoned by Florida Governor Charlie Crist; Phil Esposito of the Boston Bruins became the first NHL player to score 100 points in a season; Chinese and Russian soldiers clash on Damansky Island, killing 70 soldiers; Sirhan Sirhan testifies that he indeed killed Senator Robert F. Kennedy; James Earl Ray pleads guilty to the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King, and is sentenced to 99 years in jail; Levi-Strauss starts selling bell-bottomed jeans; music legend Paul McCartney marries Linda Eastman; US Supreme Court Justice Abe Fortas resigns under pressure for accepting illegal payment from a former business associate; a violent Chinese-Russian border dispute leaves hundreds dead; Golda Meir becomes fourth prime minister of Israel; John Lennon marries Yoko Ono; Marcus Welby MD, a TV movie, debuts on ABC-TV; Dwight D. Eisenhower dies at age 78; Dr. Denton Cooley implants first temporary artificial heart.

April - British explorer Sir Wally Herbert becomes the first man to cross the entire frozen surface of the Arctic Ocean aand reach the North Pole on foot; the US Supreme Court unanimously strikes down laws prohibiting private possession of obscene material; British supersonic airliner Concorde makes its maiden flight; Simon and Garfunkel release "The Boxer;" the first major league baseball game in Canada is played in Montreal; a tornado strikes East Pakistan, killing 660; North Korea shoots down a US airplane above the Sea of Japan, killing all 31 aboard; a jury convicts Sirhan Sirhan of assassinating Sen. Robert F. Kennedy; the first human eye transplant is performed; Japanese martial arts master Morihei Ueshiba dies; French President Charles de Gaulle resigns.

May - The Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) sails into New York harbor for the first time; "The Battle of Hamburger Hill" begins, costing 46 American lives and wounding 400 more, then soon abandoned to the North Vietnamese Army which lost 633 soldiers in the fight; Winnie Mandela is detained under South Africa’s Terrorism Act and placed in solitary confinement for 17 months; abortion and contraception legalized in Canada; Russia’s Venera 5 lands on Venus and sends back data on atmosphere; lunar module of Apollo 10 flies within nine miles of the moon's surface in a dress rehearsal for the first lunar landing; the BBC orders 13 episodes of Monty Python's Flying Circus; The Who release their rock opera "Tommy;" "Midnight Cowboy" is released, and later becomes the only X-rated film to ever win an Oscar; construction of Walt Disney World in Florida begins; Britain's Trans-Arctic expedition makes first crossing of Arctic Sea ice; John Lennon and Yoko Ono record "Give Peace a Chance."

June - Last episode of Star Trek airs on NBC; Armando Socarras Ramirez sneaks into wheel pod of a jet parked in Havana and survives a nine-hour flight to Spain despite thin oxygen levels at 29,000 feet; Joe Namath resigns from the NFL after Pete Rozelle, football commissioner, says he must sell his stake in a bar; The Johnny Cash Show premieres on ABC from the Grand Ole Opry; Tommy James & the Shondells release "Crystal Blue Persuasion;" President Nixon meets with Nguyen Van Thieu, president of South Vietnam, and informs him that US troop levels are going to be sharply reduced; the US Supreme Court rules the Fairness Doctrine constitutional; John L. Lewis, driving force behind the formation of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), dies; Black Panther William Brent becomes 28th person in 1969 to hijack a US airplane to Cuba; the highly-polluted Cuyahoga River in Cleveland OH catches fire; actress Judy Garland commits suicide; Warren Burger sworn in as chief justice of the US by his predecessor Earl Warren; Honduras and El Salvador break diplomatic relations due to a soccer match that later claims the lives of 3,000 people; police raid a gay bar in New York City's Greenwich Village, considered to be the birth of the homosexual rights movement.

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