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"Mi casa es su casa"

Welcome to the home of the Tucson High School Class of 1960 web site. Please bookmark this page or make a note of the address:

En Español: Bienvenidos al hogar de la clase 1960 de la escuela secundaria de Tucson del web site. Bookmark por favor esta página o anote la dirección:

There were approximately 560 of us who graduated in 1960. Scores of others were a part of the class but either graduated elsewhere, graduated later, or didn't graduate. But, once a member of this class, always a member of this class. This web site is dedicated to all of those who were a part of the class for any length of time.

We intend to keep this web site alive as a continuing tribute to our class. It will be a place where you can always find e-mail addresses, photos from the past, and information about plans for the next reunion.

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Take a look, we have more than 200 classmates listed in the e-mail directory. You may be able to contact some friends that you have lost touch with over the years.

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E-Mail Directory

If your e-mail address has changed or if you are not yet listed on the e-mail directory page, you can be added if you send me an e-mail.

Links To Other Pages:

E-Mail Directory Arizona Sites Badger Hall of Fame Badger Health Plan Cactus Chronicle

Class Officers Do You Remember In Memory Of Old Photos Other Schools

The Quarterly Reunions THS History Yearbooks

April 17, 2016

I received an e-mail today from Steven Lew advising that our classmate Danny Woon at passed away on April  16, 2016 in Tucson after a battle with cancer.


April 2, 2016

Bill Bravo sent us his new e-mail address. This is a good opportunity to send Bill an e-mail and say hello.

February 7, 2016

Here is another photo taken by my friend Hector Esquer. The San Xavier del Bac Mission has been photographed millions of times but Hector keeps going there and he always finds a slightly different view to capture. I posted it here with his permission.


January 30, 2016

Esther Bustamante Jacobson gave me a box of memorabilia at the reunion from her school days. It includes copies of almost all the Cactus Chronicles as well as the Quarterly magazines. Also a few photos. She saved everything during her four years as a student. So my plan is to go through each document and scan anything that is about somebody from our class. The nice thing about scanning is that I can clean up and restore the photos and articles so they look like new. I will post the scans on the web site as I do them and as I can get to them. I will also send a copy to the person or persons if I have contact information.

Cactus Chronicle The Quarterly


January 30, 2016

January 28, 2016

Here is a new e-mail address for Lujuana Wolfe Treadwell:

Lujuana Wolfe Treadwell

January 19, 2016

Marilyn Ash Tarrant spotted another of our classmates in the Obituary section of The Arizona Daily Star. You may remember Lorraine Kling. She passed away on December 27, 2015 of heart ailments.

Here is the obituary:

Lorraine A. Ryan Born July 28, 1942, in Detroit, MI, Lorraine is the eldest child of Albert and Madge Kling. She graduated from Tucson High and received her RN from Los Angeles County General Hospital where she studied in the glory days of Ben Casey. She returned to Tucson and was head nurse in surgery and eventually became an Assistant Director at Tucson Medical Center. When she retired, she moved to Todos Santos, Baja California, where she watched the whales and translated science tracts into Spanish. She returned to Tucson years later and enjoyed football, bingo, Scrabble, crossword puzzles and Butterfingers. She was known for her wry wit and quirky sense of humor. Her sister, Nan Schubel; brothers, Albert (of Pensacola, FL) and John Kling; nieces, nephews, grandnieces and a grandnephew survive her. Her daughter, Lori Bagley, predeceased her. Lorraine died December 27, 2015, after a long series of heart ailments. She will be pleased to find herself in line at the Pearly Gates with Meadowlark Lemon. No services are planned. Arrangements by ADAIR FUNERAL HOMES, Dodge Chapel.

November 6, 2015

Because We Love This Place

Thank you for your generous gift to the Tucson High Badger Foundation.

Your purchase of a Badger Brick will help to create a lasting legacy benefiting the school and our students. Your contribution funds our endowment and helps us meet the needs of current students as well.

Each engraved brick is installed at the entry to our new Hall of Champions, a beautiful atrium connecting the old and new gym.

Plan a visit to find your personal brick.

Carry on, loyal Badgers!

June 12, 2015

Today the Arizona Daily Star ran a lengthy article devoted to our classmate Bill Lenoir. Bill was married to our classmate, Linda South. Bill was a very good tennis player at THS. Later he starred at the UofA and then as a pro. Bill died in 2007.

Thanks to Onofre Norton Schnack for letting us know about the article.

Here is the link to the article. It is a 14-page slide show with words and photos:

June 3, 2015

Bette Sacherson Allen suggested that you might enjoy watching this video about the 1950s.

May 6, 2015

Our  classmate Ray Atkinson has a band called Desert Knights. They are all over 70. We went to hear them perform at The Elks club. Take a look. (Ray is the drummer with the white hair).

May 3, 2015

Because our classmate Sandy Eckburg Thomas works at the San Xavier Mission, we were fortunate to be able to go up to the top of the bell tower and take pictures from up there.  Very few people get that opportunity. Sandy asked the facilities manager to give us a private tour.  With us that day was Hector Esquer, a local photographer and our new friend.  We both got quite a few good pictures from the vantage point on the tower.

April 30, 2015

Our classmate, Steve Pinnell, was inducted tonight into the THS Sports Hall of Fame. Steve was a wrestler when he was a student and evidently a very good wrestler. Congratulations Steve!

April 24, 2015

I received an e-mail today from Dina Diaz Almazan letting us all know that our classmate Fred Leyva passed away on Easter Sunday.

April 16, 2015

Here is a new e-mail address for Ann Steinberg Cohen.

April 13, 2015
We are able to add a new classmate to our e-mail directory. Helen Moreno Talamantes registered to attend the 55th reunion together with her husband Phil.

March 27, 2015

I received a new e-mail to add to our directory, Carlos Carillo:


March 8, 2015

John Haygood sent this phto of his 5th grade class at Robison Elementary. He is the first person in the back row on the left. He doesn't know the names of any of the others but perhaps you might be able to identify them. If you can, please let me know so I can label them below the photo.
If you would like to see what's going on at Robinson Elementary, take a look at their web site: Robison Elementary Web Site Link.

John HaygoodRich GarrettPaul FraseeDoug CervantesFreddie RomeroPaul ? Emil Nastri Roger ColeRonnie Thompson  
         Ann Edwards   
   Nlda Egely   Pulie Bady     

March 1, 201

I received an emai adres fo Julie Fogle Larkin.

January 14, 2015

Thanks to Sandy Padias McLaughlin with Norma Higuera Laguna's e-mail address:

January 13, 2015

We received information from Mary Sayre Barrett that our classmate Jimmy Tellez passed away.

August 20, 2014

Doug Cervantes posted a link on Facebook to some old photos from The Tucson Citizen archives. The Citizen Archives Link


I took the older photos, strung them together, and posted them here for all of you o see.


June 19, 2014

I have discovered a great photographer in Tucson by the name of Hector Esquer. He takes photos in and around Tucson and he posted this one on Facebook recently. I asked him if I could post it here so that our classmates, wherever they live now, could see Tucson from A Mountain.

May 17, 2014

For those of you who don't live in Tucson these days, here are two short videos that I made while there last week for the reunion planning meeting.

February 20, 2014

The movies in the late 1950s. We went to drive-ins a lot. We didn't really care what was playing, did we?


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Yeah, right! But there were some very good movies made in those years. Do you remember? You do? Which movie won the academy award in 1960? Can't remember?


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The answers are on the page we call Do You Remember,  Do You Remember  (about half-way down the page).


April 14, 2013

You might want to take a look at the Badger Foundaion's web site. Click on this link to go to their web site: Tucson High School Badger Foundation Web Site.

March 31, 2013 Updated

Other THS classes' web sites you may wish to visit:













Some of the other schools in Tucson you may be interested in checking out:





Alice Vail:

Robison Elementary:

Spring: Alas, Spring is no more and there is no link to click on.

Sam Hughes Elementary School:

Miles Elementary School:

Peter Howell Elementary School:


Tucson Unified School District:

(Any others that should be listed here?)

July 13, 2012

 Here is the link to Tucson High School (now called Tucson High Magnet School)


What's Tucson High like today? Take a look.

February 29, 2012

Did you loose your THS diploma? Would you like a replacement? (I sent an e-mail to each of the officials listed on the diploma but none of them responded, so I assume it is OK to make replacements.)

If you would like one made for you, I'll be happy to do it. All you have to do is send me an e-mail with your name as you would like it printed on your diploma and your mailing address.


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