Class of 1969

The World in 1969

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


What was happening when these classmates graduated:

What happened in 1969 Major News Stories include The Beatles' last public performance, on the roof of Apple Records, First Concorde test flight is conducted In France, Boeing 747 jumbo jet makes its debut, Pontiac Firebird Trans Am the epitome of the American muscle car is introduced, Woodstock attracts more than 350,000 rock-n-roll fans, Members of a cult led by Charles Manson murder five people, Chappaquiddick Affair Senator Edward Kennedy, PBS Established, The first man is landed on the moon on the Apollo 11 mission by the United States and Neil Armstrong and Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the Moon.


JHS Teachers during 1969 school year:

JHS Administration:

  • Joseph Blackstead
  • Donald Ellis
  • Donald Kalina
  • Eleanor Patterson
  • Eugene Roberts


Language, Library, Social Studies:

  • Linda Reaves
  • Phillip Dattola
  • Elizabeth Campbell
  • Carol Carlson
  • Barbara Edwards
  • Bud Brewer
  • Wayne Olson
  • Bud Alley
  • John Fortune
  • Victory White


Math & Science:

  • Henry Matsomoto
  • Gilbert Leslie
  • Robert Larson
  • Albert Reid
  • Edward Terdal


The Arts: Music, Commercial Home:

  • Arthur Hamaoka
  • Edmund Ashir
  • Robert Peterson
  • Charles Mathews
  • Sandra Bernstein
  • Garnard Carr


Physical Education:

  • Bruce Blevins
  • Dee Foley



1969  Class Officers


  • President:  Bob Kibler
  • Vice President:  Debbie Thompson
  • Secretary-Treasurer:  Karen Schuyler

Varsity Basketball

Far East Basketball Tournament Champions!

Coach:  Bud Blevins


Varsity Football



Football Game Stats

JHS  13    Yo-Hi    0

JHS   20   Yamato 0

JHS   28   Zama    8

JHS   34   ASIJ      0

JHS   24   Narimasu   6

JHS   8     Chofu     27

JHS   6     Narimasu  0

JHS   13   Yo-Hi      48

JHS    15   ASIJ       0 

Season Record 7-2-0 


JHS Cheerleaders

l to r:  Ruth Shaw, Jocelyn Loftis, Denise Bina, Beth Mawrence, Brita Carhart, Patty Dunkin, Mary Kane



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