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Richard Veit 1966 19-Sep-2022
My third novel, TIME JOURNEYS, follows the adventures of Logan Gramm, who has been recruited to become a professional time traveler and "revise" the future of a dystopian United States. www.barnesandnoble.com
TCHS Alumni Administrator 27-Jul-2022
We regret that a settings error briefly blocked access to our home page. We rely on users to inform us; really, you won't hurt our feelings. Enjoy the Return of TCHS Alumni!
Daniel Chavez 1993 12-Jul-2022
On Instagram @brown_sugar_75
Daniel Chavez 1993 12-Jul-2022
Living the dream
Rees Clark 1960 28-Jun-2022
Sad to learn of the death of my classmate Gary Freeman '60 back in 1972. tchsalumni.org
Wendy (Ashton) McKenna 1973 27-Jun-2022
Am happy to announce that the Class of 73 has now booked a reunion spot for our 50th. The DoubleTree Hotel in Monrovia on 10/7/23. All are welcome! More details to follow!
Bill Halverson 1960 27-May-2022
Still trudging the road to happy destiny. Gave up on the book. I am in my first adult relationship with Elizabeth. Grateful.
Rees Clark 1960 22-May-2022
Found this photo on Facebook. Different era, but this is the school to and from which I trudged through snow, uphill both ways, kindergarten to 2nd grade.


Sandi (Palmer) Brabb 1975 22-Apr-2022
I work in Pullman, WA. Class of '75, if you are ever in my neighborhood, let's connect.
Rees Clark 1960 18-Apr-2022
Carolyn "Sally" (Dixon) Heaverne '60 proposes this as the TCHS official bird. Comment in the Dialogue forum (LINK) tchsalumni.org


Rees Clark 1960 13-Apr-2022
It has been suggested that Oak Avenue School, formerly TC Jr. High, be renamed in honor of William Schmidt, pioneer educator, teacher, principal and superintendent in a remarkable career. I fully support this effort. More to follow.


Rees Clark 1960 16-Mar-2022
Have a listen (click LINK) to the TCHS string orchestras in concert. Three groups perform. The Honors group's renditions of Copeland and Wagner (from 31:00) are excellent. Make yourself proud no matter your TCHS era. Enjoy! vimeo.com


Eleanor (Rochford) Algorri 1955 13-Mar-2022
Hi My name Is Julie algorri Martin I am the daughter of Eleanor Rochford Algorri. My mom passed away Sept 9 1990. I was 5 I am joining this page to find any and all info on my mom like pictures, people who knew her,just anything thank you
Kerry (Wagner) Mushinskie 1972 03-Mar-2022
50th reunion is being planned. Send me your email so we can contact you!
Ray Watters 1962 22-Feb-2022
In our fourth year in Florida and have added agencies in Chicago and New York. Too young to retire!
Nancy (Poletti) Lavallee 1965 07-Feb-2022
Living in Northern California.
Retired from Pediatric Dentistry.
Still a Temple City girl at heart.
Nancy (Poletti) Lavallee 1965 07-Feb-2022
Living in Northern California.
Retired from Pediatric Dentistry.
Still a Temple City girl at heart.
Rees Clark 1960 06-Feb-2022
Yesterday, 5 Feb., we had ten registrations, our biggest day ever. I'm guessing most found us via a TC F'book group. If you're a member there, please LIKE us to draw more alumni here at no cost to either person, and help find the missing 22,000 alumni.
Dave Watson 1982 06-Feb-2022


Dave Watson 1982 06-Feb-2022
Just signed up… any class o’ 82 here?
Beverly (Johnson) Ashley 1958 05-Feb-2022
A Ti hip. Bashing tennis balls in the racquetball court at the gym. Skiing at Snow Valley this year. Really pissed that I could have been skiing here FREE for the last ten years instead of paying and driving further up to Big Bear.
Rees Clark 1960 28-Jan-2022
I'm about to delve into the works of Joe Torosian, a TC neighbor, whose body of literary work crosses SG Valley boundaries and looks interesting. JoeTorosian.com


Larry Stapleton 1966 21-Jan-2022
I meant to type TCHS Band. the one that marches.
Larry Stapleton 1966 21-Jan-2022
I found my picture with the TCHS Bank on page 163 of the 1963 yearbook.
Larry Stapleton 1966 21-Jan-2022
Andrew is now in a home, looking for work.
Anita Robertson 1965 20-Jan-2022
waiting for class of 65 reunion this summer
Walter Ego 1955 19-Jan-2022
We note that the Camellia Festival for 2022 has been postponed until May. camelliafestival.org


Rees Clark 1960 18-Jan-2022
We've passed 8.2 million page views. How can we serve you better? Use the Contact form to answer.
Jeff Lyman 1972 18-Jan-2022
Assisting with Class of '72 reunion, Mike Ferraro is reunion committee chairman, if you are interested in attending and/or details, please send him an email at: mferraro@pensarmedical.com
Rosanne J. Moore 1972 23-Nov-2021
Just went to TCHS '71 reunion. Can't wait for our "72 50th next year!
TCHS Demomember 1961 04-Oct-2021
Member profiles have a space for a portrait and another for an avatar. We hope you will try it out and personalize your profile with pictures. This is a test feature; please advise of any issues. (Max size: 100kbytes.)
Rees Clark 1960 12-Sep-2021
On returning to school in September, 1958, the class of 1960 was shocked by the news that our classmate Craig Chapman had died during the summer in a swimming accident. A rising star athlete, he was sorely missed and long remembered.


Deborah L. Jackson 1971 01-Sep-2021
My brother Ivan turned me on to TCHS Alumni platforms… did think to see for myself…that’s why we have family that help keep us p to date.
Rees Clark 1960 22-Aug-2021


Bob Hahn 1960 30-Jun-2021
Hi Rees, Hope all is well with you.
robert hahn netuser9999@yahoo.com
Claudia (Armato) Digrado 1970 07-Jun-2021
UPDATE 1970 50TH CLASS Reunion now is Sept 18, 2021 @ The Double Tree Hotel, Monrovia. Cocktails 5:00-6:30 dinner to follow. $130 per person Send checks to TCHS Class of 1970 50th Reunion PO box 141, Summerland, CA 93067
Rees Clark 1960 02-Jun-2021
Given the events of the past year, it seems appropriate to re-link a former News post. RIP, Ron B. tchsalumni.org
Kathy (Springer) Hendricks 1960 05-May-2021
I've been living a good life in Boulder City, NV. But, Sadly, in April of last year, my husband David lost his battle with cancer. It's been a challenging year of adjustments. I'm grateful to family and friends who have supported me through it.
Harmon Heed 1960 04-May-2021
Just bought a new Jag F-type and we're going on a 15,000 mile, 3 month circumnavigation around the States to see family and friends this summer.
James McLaughlin 1967 03-Apr-2021
Well I saw a group living here in Texas. Currently my wife, Lisa and I live in the North Texas area. We left Burbank in 2013 permanently retiring at that time. We have 9 grand children who are all doing fine. We travel most of the time.
Ray Watters 1962 03-Apr-2021
Still loving Central Florida! I have added Acting Coach to my resumé. I have added one agency and now am represented in Orlando, Austin, and Honolulu. At age 77 I have no intention of retiring. I'm having too much fun!
Dennis Kelly 1964 23-Mar-2021
Retired. living with my wife of 53 years in the desert.
Rees Clark 1960 19-Mar-2021
You can watch TCHS basketball live-streamed. Note: Vendor wants a credit card they say they will not charge but use for validation of email only. I refrained. www.facebook.com
Rees Clark 1960 19-Feb-2021
Each time I visit this site and look at the Class of 1960 photo album I am reminded of all our reunions and the thought that there has not been such a gathering of beauty since Helen of Troy dined alone. tchsalumni.org
Rees Clark 1960 06-Feb-2021
Kathy Springer '60 and I can't ID some of our 7th grade friends in this photo. Can you help? tchsalumni.org


Rees Clark 1960 06-Feb-2021
Submit class photos including from pre-TCHS years; we'll add them to our gallery and if your class has a coordinator-moderator we will open a related discussion thread in the Forum.


Judith (Depew) Nicholas 1960 28-Jan-2021
I know the inthing is online meetings and such, but personally, I would rather wait till things open up again and then have the reunion.
Roger Clemens 1964 22-Nov-2020


Roger Clemens 1964 22-Nov-2020
Remain active in the scientific/medical community; humanitarian passion serving underserved populations; many international experiences on all continents except Antarctica
Roger Clemens 1964 22-Nov-2020
Semi-retired faculty at USC's School of Pharmacy and School of Medicine (Global Medicine program)
Co-founder of Polyscience Consulting
Active in academic writing: nutrition, food science, toxicology, regulatory science, medicine
Married 50 years
Rees Clark 1960 22-Oct-2020
Attn, Seniors: Suzanne Gonzalez '69 is available to take photos while the HS defers to C-19.


Cynthia (Anderson) Ciemny 1961 09-Oct-2020
I meant I'm Happy with my life. Not that I'm happy about losing my mother. That has been really hard
Cynthia (Anderson) Ciemny 1961 09-Oct-2020
What's new with me???? Well, I got fat and old. I moved to Arbuckle California on a 32 acre almond ranch. I have two rescue dogs and a silver fox husband. I lost my mother June 10, 2019. I'm happy.


Rees Clark 1960 08-Sep-2020
Take charge girl, 2004. Kathy Keithley '78 was one of the leaders of the 50th year celebration of the TC school district.


Penny (Thorndyke) Egan 1970 11-Aug-2020
Enjoying retirement.
Rees Clark 1960 03-Jul-2020
And now over seven million page views for TCHS Alumni News.
TCHS Alumni Administrator 03-Jul-2020
This would be a good day to scan and submit your class panorama photo. Please scan color or B&W, max. file size 200kb.


Dennis Gregory Glynn 1964 11-Jun-2020
Stay'n ahead of Covid 19. Loving everything that Southern Idaho has to offer.
Rees Clark 1960 10-Jun-2020
Thinking of organizing an online 60th reunion. Please discuss in the Forums. tchsalumni.org
Judith Arielle Golden 1971 26-May-2020
Hello everyone. I'm well and living in Las Vegas, NV


Bonnie Jean (Lazalier) Rivera 1964 13-May-2020
Staying at home;if I do go out wear mask, and keep my distance; otherwise enjoying reconnecting with former classmates, and COVOID-19 staying safe.
Judith (Depew) Nicholas 1960 12-May-2020
No real updates. Even with Covid-19, I am still working - I work for a surgeon and we are still helping people. Covid-19 is ugly, but I see it bringing families closer together and people realizing what is really important in life.
David Matuszak 1971 03-May-2020
Retired from teaching HS. Now focusing on ranching, surfing, and writing. My latest book is considered the "Bible of surfing" (1500 pgs. of surfing culture) and includes references to TC surfers. pacificsunset.com
Rees Clark 1960 28-Apr-2020
Martin Moreno '68 died April 23 of complications from Parkinson's Disease. Reported by his widow, Nancy Moreno. tchsalumni.org
Rees Clark 1960 08-Apr-2020
Live in CA?, over 60?, disabled?, dependent < 59? You may be able to get many necessities delivered free under state program.


Bob Hahn 1960 07-Apr-2020
Hi Rees. Keep up the good work.
Rees Clark 1960 20-Mar-2020
Several members have asked whether they can write longer articles than are allowed in these brief Updates. Yes! PM me for more information; we're working on an upgrade, and would value your input.
Wendy (Ashton) McKenna 1973 20-Mar-2020
Hi everyone! I saw that Rees requested on FB that people sign in and give a status update. I'm writing from a Philly suburb and it's a beautiful day to stay home! Wouldn't matter if it wasn't beautiful but it does help.
Gregg Peterson 1970 20-Mar-2020
Was working in the US Census office, but we are on break eith the corona virus, staying home enjoying time with grandkids.
Ray Watters 1962 20-Mar-2020
Enjoying our time in Florida and staying safe during the covid 19 event. Unfortunately, like every other business, film production is down, so I am not working for a while. I would imagine it will be this way for some time.
Dennis Gregory Glynn 1964 19-Mar-2020
Living in Boise,Id(summer) CasaGrande,AZ(winter)Loving retirement,10 years now. Miss the good old days in SoCal and at TCHS.
Rees Clark 1960 29-Feb-2020
From Diana Dhimdis via Facebook...


Rees Clark 1960 27-Feb-2020
Murder conviction and sentencing end mystery 2017 disappearance of Peter Bentz '67. www.10news.com
Nolene (Bricken) Showalter 1960 26-Feb-2020
Iam really hoping a 60th reunion can be planned. Lost my husband Paul this past year. Would love to see my classmates/.
Rees Clark 1960 16-Feb-2020
TCHS dedicated and renamed its baseball field in honor of long-serving coach Denny Marquardt during a Feb 15 ceremony at the school.


Rees Clark 1960 13-Feb-2020
Kathy Keithley '78 forwarded this notice of the forthcoming dedication of the TCHS baseball field in the name of long-serving coach Denny Marquardt at 10 AM Feb 15 at the school.


Rees Clark 1960 25-Jan-2020
We are working on a printable newsletter that may be distributed periodically in the future. Your opinion and suggestions are welcome. tchsalumni.org
Jim Berg 1960 31-Dec-2019
Just read that Gary Ranker who was a classmate of mine for years passed away in Maarch, 2019. Always sorry to see good people like Gary leave us.
Rees Clark 1960 28-Dec-2019
I have just been informed that my dear friend Mary Scholich Alvarez '62 died this morning after a year long battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease).
Rees Clark 1960 22-Dec-2019
Notification from Roger Clemens, class of 1964, of the death of James Dwyer also 1964. This was reported previously before we had an obituary feature. tchsalumni.org
Bonnie Jean (Lazalier) Rivera 1964 08-Nov-2019
My daughter got married in October, she and my granddaughter are very happy. She had been a widow since 2013. Her husband passed with cancer, their daughter was just 7 years old at the time. Bless her new husband as she turned 13 on her birthday.
Susan (Sasse) Peer 1974 26-Oct-2019
New Pride of Temple City website. Free music downloads; follow the LINK. tinyurl.com
TCHS Alumni Administrator 21-Oct-2019
We've had an inkling of a 50th reunion for the Class of 1970. More info as we receive it...
Claudia (Armato) Digrado 1970 14-Oct-2019
TCHS 50TH COMMIMITY MEMBER. SEND YOUR NAME,EMAIL,ADDRESS AND PHONE NUMBER TO tchs50threunion@gmail.com
Kathy (Springer) Hendricks 1960 29-Sep-2019
Hi all, I've been living in Boulder City for 23 years and loving it. Been married to Dave since 2002. Raised a grandson here, RV traveled,survived health issues & retired. This is a great little city. Life is good.
Larry Stapleton 1966 19-Sep-2019
Andrew is still in transition, which ends June 11,2020.
Rosemarie (Pennino) Robinson 1963 17-Sep-2019
Enjoyed a wonderful luncheon with friends from the class of 63.
Ray Watters 1962 17-Sep-2019
Completed a Hallmark film earlier this year (yeah...cheesy) as co-star. Worked two seasons of the "Dallas" reboot some years ago. Jennie and I now living in Land O' Lakes, Florida near our kids and grandkids.


Beverley Ann Jones 1961 11-Sep-2019
Hi TCHS classmates Hung out with Class 1960 and 61 People. Life is good please keep me updated.
Wendy (Ashton) McKenna 1973 10-Sep-2019
It's just a little over a month until our "70's Rams Roundup" at the Golden Sails Hotel in Long Beach. Price per person automatically increases this Thursday the 12th at 11:30 EST so don't delay buy today! Hope to see you there!
Rees Clark 1960 10-Sep-2019
Here's a podcast on scams typically perpetrated against older citizens (not that any TC alumni are old, of course). www.aarp.org
Stan G. Wilbert 1971 05-Sep-2019
Currently living in Oak Harbor, Washington. Still married to Terri (Zufall - Class 1971) for 44 years. Retired from Military Service after serving 28 years in the Navy and recently fully retired two years ago. Loving life and enjoying retirement.
Jane (McNeil) Wimmer 1960 03-Sep-2019
Now 7 years into retirement and not looking back. Keeping busy with home, church, friends and family.
Rees Clark 1960 02-Sep-2019
Reminder: Class of 1989 will reunite 28 Sept. and '73 will sponsor an "All 70s" reunion on 12 Oct. Finalize your plans to attend! tchsalumni.org
Rees Clark 1960 27-Aug-2019
Ad hoc committee of 1960 grads has requested input on a possible reunion. Check your mailbox (and spam trap) for links to forum and questionnaire.
Rees Clark 1960 21-Aug-2019
Linda Olsen Menesez reports on Facebook that Jackie Mulley '60 died on June tenth of this year.
Rocky Curtiss 1962 02-Aug-2019
On July 19 we moved into our new home in Lindale, GA. On July 30 I celebrated my 75th birthday, and this coming August 26 my wife, Joyce and I will celebrate 52 years of marriage. This has been a year of change, challenge, and celebration
Jeanne Ellen (Blakesley) Criss 1958 25-Jun-2019
Still living happily in Huntington Beach. Fully retired from HBPD. Loving the 4 wonderful kids I have and and the 2 my mate of 32 years, Larry, has brought us. And our total of 11 grands and 3 great-grands. Dealing with aging and happy to be able to!
Paul De Chirico 1972 23-Jun-2019
After graduating in 72 and enlisting in the service. Retired as 05 in 2010 and living in Florida. One daughter in LA out here visiting from time to time. Decided to drive to Temple City and look up the old school and the house. Can’t find the house!
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