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SPHS CLASS OF '71


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PROFILE UPDATES


•   Dave Sperry  3/29
•   Bill McPhillips  3/15
•   Roberto Dina  2/2
•   Liz Hess (Woodbury)  2/1
•   Donna Mouri (Warren)  11/9
•   Jeannie Palmer (Moore)  9/8
•   John Carter  8/28
•   Rod Carson (Croley)  5/10
•   Danny Taylor  5/7
•   Karen Sullivan (Byers)  4/9
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW


WHERE WE LIVE


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7 live in Arizona
1 lives in Arkansas
159 live in California
3 live in Colorado
1 lives in Connecticut
1 lives in Florida
1 lives in Georgia
1 lives in Hawaii
4 live in Idaho
1 lives in Louisiana
1 lives in Maine
1 lives in Maryland
1 lives in Minnesota
3 live in Missouri
5 live in Nevada
3 live in New Mexico
1 lives in New York
1 lives in North Carolina
7 live in Oregon
4 live in Texas
1 lives in Utah
3 live in Virginia
8 live in Washington
1 lives in Wyoming
1 lives in Italy
1 lives in Peru
2 live in United Kingdom
56 location unknown

MISSING CLASSMATES


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Welcome to the South Pasadena High School

Class Of 1971 website!

Jan. 29, 2022

Hello classmates:

Your Reunion Committee reluctantly canceled our 50th Anniversary celebration last year because of Covid. We now are hopeful that tlater this year we can gather together and celebrate the fact that it has been more than 50 years since we graduated from South Pasadena High School. Wow! And, congratulations to us all!

We have chosen Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022, for the main event which will be held outdoors at classmate Dr. David Sato's lovely home in South Pasadena. Many thanks to David and his wife, Barb, for hosting us again. We will start in the afternoon and include a nice dinner, music, etc.

We also will plan a no-host gathering the evening before - Friday, Sept. 23, 2022 - possibly at The Langham.

So, please mark your calanders because we would love to see as many of you as possible. We will follow CDC Covid protocol, if necessary, that is in effect at that time.

We have not yet settled on a cost, so we will get back to you in a couple of months with an update. We also will book a block of hotel rooms as nearby as possible.

If you have any questions or can help with decorations, name tags, etc., please contact Steve Wright - sewrighter@comcast.net. As in the past, we will gather funds for a student scholarship.

Cheers and we truly hope to see you in September,

Steve Wright, Steve Willis, Liza (Colombatto) Dyer, Al Brockus, Cathie (Carden) MacDonald, Ed Liu, Kevin McLaughlin, JoAnne Allen, David Sato

Feb. 7, 2021
 
Dear friends and former classmates:
 
I hope you all are healthy and have been safe from Covid-19 so far.
 
Given the history of the response to the pandemic in the past year one thing seems clear to your reunion committee - everything about it lasts longer than we would like. (No need to go into the whys.)
 
The committee believes that our health and safety are paramount. And given the list of pandemic unknowns at this time the committee has determined that we should postpone the 50th reunion celebration until the 51st - likely in April/May 2022. Or possibly Sept/Oct 2022. Committee members consulted on this include: - Liza  (Colombatto) Dyer, Ed Liu, Steve Willis, Cathie (Carden) MacDonald, Kevin McLaughlin, JoAnne Allen and me.
 
Here is something for your calendar this year: June 17 is the date in 1971 that we received our diplomas. I hope you will take a minute or two this June 17 to celebrate that moment. You deserve it.
 
I'll be back in touch toward the end of this year with better news, I hope.
 
Peace and love, Steve

 

June 4, 2018

Hi Everyone:

At the end of our 45th reunion there was $1,500 available for a SPHS student scholarship from a combination of donations and unexpeced revenue because a larger group of you attended than expected! 

Our reunion committee agreed to honor a  dedicated, hard working student with financial need, who was first generation headed to college and who was not the usual superstar. We didn't find an appropriate student last year, but this year (2018) we did. This awardee is Cayley Whitman.

Classmate Cathie (Carden) McDonald, who works at the school, did the honors at the May 31 scholarship assembly and said:

"She sprang out of her seat like a rocket when her name was announced; she was so genuinely surprised and thrilled!    Cayley took full advantage of study resources all four years, was a dedicated, diligent, solid B who took all general ed classes, including an AP course, this year. She ran track throughout high school, was the pep squad manager, and worked ten hours a week in the front office. She spreads good cheer throughout the campus everyday. She is Pasadena City College-bound with plans to transfer to a university, major still undecided, but leaning toward business or aviation."

Cayley wrote to us:

Dear the Class of 1971,

I am deeply humbled and grateful for the incredible recognition you have bestowed on me with this scholarship. Thank you.

-Cayley Whitman

Many thanks to all of you who helped make it possible to help this promisitng student. We look forward to seeing you at our 50th reunion in 2021.

Peace and blessings to you all, Steve

Your planning committee: Steve Wright, Steve Willis, Ed Liu, David Sato, Liza Dyer, Cathie MacDonald, Kevin McLaughlin, JoAnne Allen, Jack May, Al Brockus