Monday, June 10, 2013

The GHS Class of 1963 Memory Book...

So many of you said that you wanted a memory book...
But only 32 of you turned in your memory book questionnaires at the reunion.  A number of you said that you would return the questionnaires after you had time to fill them out...but so far, I have not received any of those missing questionnaires.  It looks like all the work that I have put into scanning our class photos from the year book has gone to waste.  Sigh...

The entire point of a reunion memory book is to include everyone who attended, and to add "now" photos along with the class yearbook pics. 

Unfortunately, I was not able to get those "now" photos because I was so busy at the reunion.  I only got about a dozen.  Those who had their cameras, iPods, tablets, and cell phones were taking loads of photos, but no one has sent them on to me.  It seems like now that it is over, it is forgotten...and I can't do this without your help.

If you truly want a class of '63 memory book, please take the time to complete those questionnaires, get them back to me by snail mail or e-mail, and send me any photos you took at the reunion so that I can get the book put together.

Since some of you say you never got the questionnaire that was given to all class members, I have put both pages here.  Print this out and complete it and mail it in by June 30th.  (Please do not answer online.


Memory Book Questionnaire

Name: _________________________________________________________________
                            (Your name in the yearbooks)

Spouse name/married name: _____________________________________________

Number of kids: _________   Number of grandkids: _________

Number of great-grandkids: _________   Great-great grandkids? ___________

Military service? ______________   Branch: _____________________

Address:  _______________________________________________________________
                                     (this will not be made public. This is for our class records.)

E-mail:  ___________________________________   Phone: (____) - _____________

Occupation(s) since High School:  (Military, public service, elected official, CEO, author, teacher, or? etc.)




Special achievements (besides living to attend this reunion): __________________________


How many places have you lived? _________________________________________

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live? ______________


Favorite book: ______________________ Favorite song: ______________________

Favorite movie: _____________________ Favorite sport: _____________________

What is the funniest/silliest thing that ever happened to you?_________________


What is your best memory from school? ____________________________________


What teams/clubs/organizations were you in at GHS? _______________________



Favorite teacher(s)? ______________________________________________________

Favorite subject(s)? ______________________________________________________

What was your high school “talent”? (e.g. singing, dancing, playing instrument, writing, art, theater, sports, skipping class?)


What was the “nickname” your pals called you? ____________________________

What is your favorite saying/quote? ______________________________________


What are your current hobbies/interests? __________________________________


Thank you for participating. A portion of this information (except for contact info) will be incorporated into our reunion memory book that will be made available soon.  Purchase of the memory book is optional. Add any comments below:



Saturday, June 1, 2013

It was a day and night to remember...

The day started with a walk-through of the old GHS and a look-see at the brand new building, scheduled to begin classes this fall.
We met at the doors one last time for a peek inside the grand old lady.  We wandered her halls and then walked across the north parking lot to walk through the state-of-the-art new facility. The new school was a wonder to behold.

They had dismantled the glass case holding the Lancer armor, to ready it for moving to the new location. He looked a bit forlorn standing on a dolly, awaiting his fate like the brave, stoic symbol he stands for.

Next week, the interior of the old school will begin to be torn out, and later, in August, demolition of the outer shell will begin.  It was a day of mixed emotions for many of us.

Later in the afternoon, we came together at the Hampton Inn In Salt Lake City to celebrate the fact that we, the Class of 1963, survived to see and attend our 50th reunion.  We had expected to have 74.  We were thrilled when nearly 90 arrived to help us celebrate.  It was great to see so many familiar, wonderful faces. We were unable to get a formal reunion photo like they did in 2008. This was the class photo from the 45th reunion...

But we had loads of cameras, i-Pads, Notebooks, and cell phones in the house, and we will share the photos everyone took on this website in a week or so. We will update this site with new pics, more info, and we will let everyone know when the memory book from the 2013 50th reunion is available.

Frances Romney