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BHS Class of 1980


How Much things cost in 1980
Yearly Inflation Rate USA 13.58% 
Year End Close Dow Jones Industrial Average 963 
Interest Rates Year End Federal Reserve 21.50% 
Average Cost of new house $68,700 
Median Price Of and Existing Home $62,200 
Average Income per year $19,500.00 
Average Monthly Rent $300.00 
Cost of a gallon of Gas $1.19 
Average cost new car $7,200.00 

Ground Beef Lb $1.39 
Pontiac Firebird $5,992.00 
Men's Casual Shirt $14.00 
Magnavox VHS Recorder $699.00 
VHS Home Movie Camera $1,599.00 
Tomi Cosmic Combat Electronic Game $28.99 
Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head $4.77 
LCD Pendant Watch $34.95 
Mens 3 Piece Suit $89.95 



  • First available Domestic Camcorders available in Japan
  • First Available Fax Machines in Japan
  • 30% of US car sales are imports
  • In Mexico first ever natural birth in captivity of a Giant panda
  • Voyager 1 probe sends the first high resolution images of Saturn back to scientists and confirms the existence of Janus, a moon of Saturn.
  • Release of Pac-Man arcade game
  • CNN becomes the first 24hrs News Station
  • Digital Equipment Corporation, Intel and Xerox introduce the DIX standard for Ethernet
  • 3M begins sales of it's latest product Post-It Notes invented by Arthor Fry and Spencer Silver



A new feature has been added to the site!!  It's a photo gallery for everyone to upload pictures to . Right now there are two "galleries" going, one for Prom/Dances and one for High School Friends.  So dig out you old pictures and start uploading them to the site..Don't forget to put names & comments!  Click on the links below or click on the icons on the "Dashboard". 


Prom/Dances High School Friends



    Click on the picture to check out the "new" BHS & Band Info!




"Happy Hour" 12/15/09  Karen Ireland, Randy Redmond, Ed Messmer, Ben Keating, Debbie Johnson, Gene Powers, Bob Fields, Randy Weinstein, Kerry Tuggle & David Gibbs...  We had a great time reminiscing, the Reunion will be a Blast! 




   20 Yr Reunion Pictures at Ricardos


"It is indeed ironic that we spend our school days yearning to graduate and our remaining days waxing nostalgic about our school days." - Isabel Waxman


  20 yr Reunion Picnic At the City Park












Our lives in the 80's vs. our lives now . . .

  • Sociology exam – Prostate exam
  • Going to sleep at 4 a.m. – Waking up at 4 a.m.
  • Keg parties – Tupperware parties
  • Long hair – No hair
  • Hot babes – Hot flashes
  • Hours of enjoyment with a $4 Fris­bee – Hours of frustration with a $900 set of golf clubs
  • Progressive politics – Progressive bifocals
  • Getting high – Getting high blood pressure
  • Beer kegs that flowed to the max – Bladders in desperate need of FLO­MAX
  • Lying to our parents about what we did in high school – Lying to our children about what we did in high school
  • Starting Saturday night at 10 p.m. – Concluding Saturday night at 10 p.m.
  • Studying ancient history – Remem­bering ancient history
  • Thinking people in their 30s were old timers – Thinking people in their 30s are young pups
  • Hundreds of vinyl albums stored in a heavy wooden crate – Hundreds of digital albums stored in a 2-ounce iPod
  • Hoping we wouldn’t have to move back in with our parents – Hoping our kids won’t move back in with us
  • Wishing our parents would leave us alone – Wishing our kids would call once in a while
  • Deciding where to live – Deciding where to be buried
  • Trying to discover the meaning of life – Trying to discover the meaning of death
  • Focused on finding happiness – Re­alizing happiness comes when we stop focusing on it
  • Thinking people in their 50s were ancient fossils – Knowing people in their 50s are just hitting their prime

Well, at least that's our story and we're sticking to it . . .





We all took different paths....
But every dirt road we've walked will lead us back to the friends that know us best.
The ones that will help you up and slap the dust off, without being asked".

~ T. Warne 



Check out this cool BHS forum website, free to join.  Good site to get your senior picture. 
Another fun and free social site is:






 This website was created to promote, celebrate and reconnect with all members of Buena High School Class of 1980. Your participation is essential for it to succeed!
Please Note: This site is for attendees and graduates of Buena High School, Class of 1980. It is completely FREE to all of the above and is privacy protected. And, there will NEVER be annoying advertising on this site.

We need your photos, updates, and memories to enhance this site as well as to make certain it represents ALL of the members from the BHS Class of 80.  Even if you haven't attended a reunion, nor kept in touch at all since graduation, we ask that you please take the time to update your profile and maybe even submit a photo or two.  We're certain your fellow classmates would love hearing from you!  And, you may even reconnect with an old friend! Your submissions will make this site fun, interesting and complete.  So, add your own personal touch and see what happens! 



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PRIVACY NOTICE:  All contact information (address, phone number, e-mail address) entered into this website will be kept confidential.  It will not be shared or distributed.  Your contact information is private: your street address, e-mail address, and phone number cannot be seen by the classmates unless you grant permission on your Profile. When someone clicks on your name, the only contact information they will see is your city and state and whatever information about yourself you choose to put on your Profile. Unless you explicitly grant your permission, your email address is not visible, although an email can be sent to you using the contact box at the bottom of your Profile page. Note, however, if you send a message to someone through their Profile page, the Classmate will see your email address so that they can respond.
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 "A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out."
~ Walter Winchell