Class of 1962

The World of 1962

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"Golden Sands of Time . . . " Another graduating class of JHS

What was happening when these classmates graduated:

What happened in 1962 Major News Stories include Telstar first live trans-Atlantic television signal, First Beatles single "Love Me Do" released, Oral Polio Vaccine used to combat Polio, Marilyn Monroe is found dead, Cuban Missile Crisis takes world to brink of war, John H. Glenn, Jr., becomes first American to orbit the earth, First Wal-Mart discount store is opened, Columbus Day Storm.


JHS Teachers during 1962 school year:

JHS Administration:

  • Joseph Blackstead
  • Robert Lundgren
  • Gordon Berry
  • Margaret Berry

Language, Library, Social Studies:

  • Norma Atkins
  • Elizabeth Brown
  • John Denier
  • Gary Dietzen
  • Kathleen Gelhorn
  • Richard Hearn
  • Mary Hearn
  • James Hedberg
  • Agnes McElroy
  • Catharine Murphy
  • Helen Nakano
  • Joyce Peck
  • Kathleen Riley
  • John Weber

Math & Science:

  • Henry Matsumoto
  • Francis Weeks
  • Laroy McCoy
  • Bob Wilder
  • Selma Esneault
  • Swannettee Krygsheld

The Arts: Music, Commercial Home:

  • James Hedberg
  • Jane Mohr
  • Elinor Vassey
  • Maurice Bursett
  • Childress McQueen

Physical Education:

  • Pat Fletcher
  • Caroline Strong

1962 Class Officers

  • Paul Vorhes, President
  • Steve Dudasik , Vice President
  • Carrie Hueckstedt, Secretary

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