Class of 1971

The World in 1971

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


What was happening when these classmates graduated:

What happened in 1971 Major News Stories include Intel releases world's first microprocessor, the 4004, Aswan Dam is completed, Charles Manson and three of his followers receive the death penalty, National Public Radio (NPR) broadcasts for the first time, Walt Disney World Resort opens in Florida, Mount Etna erupts, Voting Age Lowered US and UK to 18, UK Moves to Decimal Currency, San Fernando Valley Earthquake, Ibrox disaster


JHS Teachers during 1971 school year:

JHS Administration:

  • Principal: Donald Ellis
  • Vice Principal:  Bruce Blevins
  • Counselor:  Donald Kalina
  • Head Secretary:  Kay Adair


Language, Library, Social Studies:

  • Momoyo Katsura
  • Bunny Gevins
  • Richard Munson
  • Betty Heemstra
  • Carol Rainoff
  • Sue Lenz
  • Bob Polgar
  • Wayne Olson
  • Phillip Dattola
  • Stewart Price
  • Leon Brashier
  • Milton Sosnick
  • Bud Brewer


Math & Science:  

  • Howard Dirksen
  • Alidia Brown
  • Henry Matsumoto
  • Jim Snell
  • John Treu


The Arts: Music, Commercial Home: 

  • Arthur Hamaoka
  • Donald Spencer
  • Ed Asmir
  • Bob Peterson
  • Chuck Mathews 


Physical Education:

  • Robert Foster
  • Dee Foley



1971 Class Officers

The Twelveth graduating class of Johnson High School elected their class officers:

  • President: Timothy McDonald
  •  Vice President: Dennis Ramsey
  •  Secretary:  Janet Berger
  •  Treasurer:  Anna Colello

Varsity Basketball

Coach:  Bud Blevins

Varsity Football

Coaches:  Bob Foster, John Treu


Captains: Ron Coder, Harold Bonner, Ken Kaopuiki

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