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Leuzinger High School Class of 1981 - Photo Galleries

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  • 5 Year Reunion
  • Like the impromptu parties of our youth, friends and classmates turned out in great numbers for this one. No one had to ask, 'What's the party for?' Just about everyone showed up... and had a great time at the West End Country Club in Torrance, CA!

  • 20 Year Reunion
  • The 10 year reunion was the last time that The Class of 1981 reunited... and there were no photos of it available to save for posterity. Cindy came along and worked hard to resurrect The Class of 1981 from nothingness. Thank You Cindy for making the 20th Reunion Happen!

  • 25 Year Reunion - Photos Taken by Our Alumni
  • What an amazing weekend the reunion turned out to be. It is hard to describe to anyone what we experienced. To all of you who missed this reunion for whatever reason, do yourselves a favor... don't miss the next one.

  • 25 Year Reunion: 26th Street - Manhattan Beach
  • A severe thunderstorm threatened to cancel our Sunday at The Beach Event. It had traveled up along the coast from Baja California and made landfall in Manhattan Beach. Torrential rain, heavy winds, lightning and thunder filled the skies. It lasted over an hour. After the storm moved on, some of our alumni remained to enjoy the day. It was a blast at the 26th Street Lifeguard Tower!

  • 25 Year Reunion: Official Gallery Of The Classes of 1980 & 1981
  • There is so much history that we share... where we grew up, many 'firsts' that we had as kids and young adults. No matter what we are doing, no matter where we live, and what our lives are like today... we share our pasts. At Our 25th Reunion, we proved that old friendships do matter!

  • 30 Year Reunion: Alumni Photos
  • Our 30 Year Reunion - Leuzinger Classes of 1978, 1979, 1980-1985, 1986, 1987 as seen through the camera lenses of Stacey Doe, Burrell Rutledge, Jose Camacho, Teresa Givens Alacantara, Leanne Mcahren, Kimberly Byrd Glass and Johnny Santiago!

    Saturday August 6th 2011: It was a great night at The Crowne Plaza Hotel -  Redondo Beach CA!


  • 30 Year Reunion: Official Photo Gallery
  • Welcome Leuzinger's Classes of 1978, 1979, 1980-1985, 1986, 1987

    Tonight is a celebration!!! It has been many years since we compared schedules to see how many classes we shared at the beginning of each school year‚Ķ and we concluded each year by pledging our friendships as we signed each others yearbooks. Life was simple ‚Äď and reassuringly predictable!

    Within our core group of friend...

  • 1962 Pylon: Where were you in '62?
  • George Lucas' 'American Graffit' was a portrait of teenage life in the early 1960s. It was a study of cruising and the culture of Rock 'n Roll. That era evoked mankind's relationship with cars and hot rods, cruising down the boulevard, the teenage obsession with radios, ¬†and the dilemma of young men meeting the girls of their dreams. The Complete 1962 Pylon Yearbook gives, you the viewer, a pe...

  • 1978 Pylon - Freshman Year: Class of 1981
  • We were just finding our way around the campus. We stood in awe of Senior Square which was always occupied by the 'big boys'. We were figuring out which teachers were the ones to have, how to balance our school work with play, and who we were as individuals amongst our peers.

  • 1979 Pylon - Sophomore Year: Class of 1981
  • We got into the swing of things as we learned from our mistakes in our Freshman Year. What do you miss the most? Is it the absence of friends rushing past one another in the hallways or practicing hard and long for the upcoming games? Is it 'the who you went out with or where and what you did' that you treasured the most? Whatever it might have been, our lives were drastically changing...

  • 1980 Pylon - Junior Year: Class of 1981
  • Those late night homework sessions. Friday and Saturday nights out on the town. Our high school friendships created lasting memories. We learned a few life lessons along the way. We lived life in hopes of pleasing our friends, teachers, and coaches. We wanted to make our parents proud. We ultimately did it for our own self-esteem and self-worth. We learned to push ourselves beyond our own expec...

  • 2008 Beatles Jam - Pete Salazar and Richie Castillo Live!
  • Leuzinger's Alumni showed up in Redondo Beach CA to hear the thundering velvet hands of Orlando Pete Salazar and Richie Castillo of Our Class of 1980 as they played their musical instruments in an Early Beatles Jam! They were joined by Bobby Blotzer of 'RATT', CURTIS, Mickey Kakes, Mike Blotzer, and Al Garcia. These guys were amazing!

    Starting off the evening was CURTIS. Curtis floated somew...

  • 2008 Christmas Party - Holiday Luncheon
  • The Cheesecake Factory - Redondo Beach Marina - Saturday December 13th, 2008

    Via our own internal email network and the Classmates.com message boards, it was announced that All Leuzinger Alumni were invited to attend this joyful event. It was an opportunity to visit and reminisce, and enjoy a great meal with old friends. Ozzie Vineuza '82 of 'Sound Control' is a great DeeJay who can easily s...

  • 2009 Lighthouse Cafe Mini-Reunion
  • Many years have passed and our minds have drifted back to when life was simple and a little more carefree. Many of us have wondered what happened to our friends since leaving high school.

    We shared our old high school stories‚ÄĒalthough some of them may not be exactly as you remembered. We caught up on what we are doing and where we are now. It was a night to remember all the friendships tha...

  • 2009 Pete SalaZar & 6Tease - Let's Spend The Night Together
  • 9:00 p.m. CURTIS: An excellent guitarist/composer playing Instrumental compositions off his published CDs and a few classic rock tunes. A true guitar legend! Guitar Player Magazine - March 2007 'Curtis Fornadley whose debt to Jeff Beck and Eric Johnson is readily apparent offers up a blues-jazz-rock hybrid...'

    10:00 p.m. 6TEASE (w Curtis Fornadley on guitar & Pete SalaZar, on vocals, Mike Bl...

  • 2009 Pete SalaZar & 6Tease Live!
  • 60s Psychedelic Jam... Stones, Beatles, Cream, Hendrix, Traffic, The Who, ?

    Featuring! Jimmy Bain (formally of Dio & Rainbow), Curtis Fornadley & Pete SalaZar (formally of Lunatic Fringe), Michael Blotzer (of The Holics), and Joey Delgado (of El Co).

    Kilkenny's Irish Pub, Redondo Beach Pier
    Saturday March 21st, 2009

  • 2009 Summer Blast (Mini-Reunion)
  • Our Facebook Group continues to grow! Various FB Friends from Leuzinger's Classes of 1980 to 1984 met at The Lighthouse Cafe - Hermosa Beach for an end of the summer blast on Saturday August 29. Many of us logged a lot of time there, but hadn't gone back in ages. ¬†

    Catching up on Facebook is wonderful... but we wanted to meet and have fun before the summer was done. Thanks to Shirene Johnso...

  • 2010 *End of Summer* Southbay Flashback Dance Party At Kilkennys!
  • Saturday August 28 at 6:00pm - August 29 at 1:00am... El Torito Cantina/Kilkenny's Irish Pub
    100 Fisherman's Wharf (follow Torrance Blvd west to the ocean!) Redondo Beach, CA... Meet early at El Torito Restaurant/Cantina at 6pm for dinner & drinks or meet us in Kilkenny's when you can.

    'COME AS YOU WERE!' Your best 1980s Attire!

    This Party Was A Blast! Leuzinger's Alumni were joined by o...

  • 2010 On The Rocks - Leuzinger/Hawthorne High Get-Together
  • 1978 to Early 80's Facebook Get-Together: Organized by Muna Zagha-Dionne & Sonia Garcia-Pagett, On The Rocks in the Redondo Beach Marina took place on Friday June 11, 2010. It was a smashing success! Everyone is already asking, 'When is the next event?'

  • 2013 - Classes of 1975 - 1979 Reunion
  • The Hacienda Hotel, El Segundo CA
    Saturday August 31st, 2013

    I Knew That It Would Be:  Tonite's reunion was a big success! The 1975 - 1979 Reunion Committee worked very hard to make it so. Though I was named and recognized as being a committee member, I really was not... I simply provided 'Hero Support'. ~ Terry Poublon '81

  • Class Museum
  • Help preserve our history.  Upload artifacts and memorabilia from our past...

  • Class of 1980 - Senior Year Photos
  • The Classes of 1980 and 1981 - 25th Reunion was a match made in heaven. There are many connections and bonds between the two classes... friends, teammates, siblings, and marriages. Browse thru The Class of 1980 Senior Photos. Can you remember the names and the faces?

  • Class of 1982 - Senior Year Photos
  • The Classes of 1980 and 1981 are together once again... and this time, The Class of 1982 will be joining in for Our 30th Reunion. There are many connections and bonds between the three classes... friends, teammates, siblings, and marriages. Browse thru The Class of 1982 Senior Photos. Can you remember the names and the faces?

  • Destinations
  • Are you planning a romantic getaway for two?  A family vacation? Or maybe, just looking for a great restaurant?   Here are some alumni recommended resources.

    You might decide on something different, but this is a great place to start!  

  • El Toritos Restaurant - Redondo Beach Pier March 05, 2005
  • An intimate gathering.  The Redondo Beach Shoreline and The Palos Verdes Peninsula were sure to bring back memories of our youth.  The Pier and The Breakwater areas were favorite hangouts in the late 70's and early '80s.  The sunset brings magical colors on the harbor where the boats settle in for the evening. Watching the waves crash on the white sandy beach becomes hypnotic. &n...

  • In Memory of
  • We remember our friends and classmates who have reached the end of their journey. Their homecoming is bittersweet. It is here that we lay them to rest, returning home for the last time ¬†---

    The Dash of Our Life: Life, Death and Everything In Between

    Our deceased loved ones once walked, talked, laughed, cried, worked and loved just like everyone of us. While we were young children, days ...

  • Leuzinger High School Memorabilia Day - 2003
  • Sandra Suarez was unable to organize the event, but The Memorabilia Day Alumni Committee did their best to fill her shoes. Dr Russ Thompson was onhand to give us a tour of the campus. During the tour, we were surprised by some unexpected hijinx... as a carjacker drove a truck through Leuzinger's west gates, through the campus, and crashed into the parking lot gates nearly hitting a staff member...

  • Leuzinger High School Memorabilia Day - 2004
  • A few classmates and friends from The Class of '81 enjoyed a fantastic day on the school campus. ¬†The presentation was held in Rice Auditorium. The presentation included some vintage footage of a 1935 Varsity Football game. ¬†It had caption such as those seen in very early film ear, and it was accompanied by silent screen music. ¬†

    Included in this gallery are photos of a small 1981 classma...

  • Leuzinger High School Memorabilia Day - 2005
  • The current student body meshed in with us old timers for a lot of fun. ¬†Richard Castillo and his Jukebox 101 band played old familiar favorites that young and old alike enjoyed. ¬†It was all very reminescent of our 'Spirit Week' celebrations. ¬†Although many of the visiting alumni enjoyed a catered lunch, some of us treated ourselves to meals and drinks at various student booths around the ca...

  • Leuzinger High School Memorabilia Day - 2006
  • As always the alumni looked forward to spending time together!

  • Leuzinger High School Memorabilia Day - 2007
  • It was a good event, but something was missing... The Leuzinger Student Body. Without their presence, it was just an event for the alumni.  Their spirit and youthful energy was greatly missed!

  • Leuzinger High School Memorabilia Day - 2008
  • Memorabilia Day was back... and stronger than ever!

    A very special feature occurred the day before when some of the alumni met informally with teachers and students in the classroom. Alumni were invited to talk about their high school days, their current craft and profession, and the importance of getting the most out of an education. It allowed them to share their talents and perspectives w...

  • Leuzinger High School Memorabilia Day - 2009
  • The alumni returned to the high school campus and brought back a sense of history, school spirit and pride for today's Olympians and The Leuzinger Community. The student body was very well represented by the following clubs and organizations... Class of 2010, Class of 2009, CSF - California Scholarship Federation, ASB - Associated Student Body, Health Professions Club, Japanese Culture Club, Sp...

  • Leuzinger High School Memorabilia Day - 2010
  • ATTENTION ALL LEUZINGER ALUMNI: You are invited to take part in 'Memorabilia Day' at Leuzinger High on... Saturday, March 6th, 2010 from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

    There will be a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of their NEW Memorabilia Museum. This is a wonderful opportunity to preserve important history and memories for the upcoming generations of Olympians. Please join us.

    WHEN: Saturday March 6th 201...

  • Leuzinger Years 1982 - 1985... Johnny Santiago's Photo Gallery
  • Johnny Santiago hails from The Class of 1983. There are so many terrific photos here that they had to be displayed in their very own gallery to be thoroughly enjoyed. Our visitors will experience a wonderful view of Leuzinger High School life through this alumni's eyes...

    'I am currently a Dispatcher for FedEx where I've been for over 17 years now, and I'm in promotions part time with KLOS-F...

  • Look at us now
  • Many years have passed since we walked the halls of Leuzinger High School. We've gotten older... but along with age, we've gained maturity, and experience. We're proud of where we've been, where we are, and what we've become. This photo gallery is an opportunity is given to share those things that matter most to us --- the love for our family and friends!

  • Looking Back
  • There are people and places that we'll remember all our lives. Here, we share those moments that made it very special.

  • Odds and Ends
  • Here is a collection of various photographs from childhood class pics to Leuzinger High School photos of siblings, teachers, etc.........

  • Old Towne Mall - Torrance
  • This mall was part of 4 malls during the 70's in the area (South Bay Galleria to the north, and both the Del Amo Mall and Del Amo Fashion Center to the south). Some time during the early 80's, the Del Amo Mall and Del Amo Fashion Center merged, forming at the time the largest mall in America. This would lead to the downfall of Old Towne Mall.

    Old Towne Mall had rides, atmosphere, and unique...

  • Oregon Alumni BBQ 2007
  • JD did such a good job in organizing the BBQ this year. I'm hoping that more of the people learn about it and can join in the fun. It's not only for us 'oldersters' but for everyone from LHS to join in on the fun. Wouldn't it be great to have the younger generation join us? Here I'm talking like I'm from LHS too!! LHS and HHS were so closely linked and friendships intermingled that it seems lik...

  • Special: Living Tribute to Coach Pat Scuderi
  • 'Coach Ike and Coach Scuderi Were The Best at Getting Us Ready... ' ~ Frank Harrington, Leuzinger Class of 1980
    You've heard me talk about Coach Bob Isaacson. Not much much has ever been shared on Coach Pat Scuderi until now...

  • Temporary Email photos
  • Sharing photos with the classmates... and helping in alumni searches.        

  • The Olympian Newspaper * Issues Circa 1979
  • Sophomore Sweetheart Candidates, CSF Popcorn Poppers... or Paupers, Coach Regenfuss Retires, Spirit Days, Leuzinger Drama 'Tom Jones', 'No! ' to Draft, Mr Fleener Says Farewell, Pool Victim of Prop 13, Mr Lim Changes Careers, 12 Juniors Take Trip of a Lifetime, Summer School Bites The Dust, Looking for Girls Basketball Coach, The 70's, Seniors Leave Treasures, Top Scholars, Preparing for Colleg...

  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington D.C.

  • The Wall That Heals: Honoring the men and women who served in the controversial Vietnam War, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial chronologically lists the names of more than 58,000 Americans who gave their lives in service to their country. Victoria Kathleen Hall ¬†'83 paid a visit to this memorial and offered to share her photos with us. The photos include the names of Leuzinger Olympians whose tr...

  • We Got Together
  • Included in this gallery are photos of various Class of 1981 alumni at El Toritos Restaurant in Redondo Beach, CA and at The Comedy and Magic Club in Hermosa Beach, CA. ¬†You've missed out on these events, but it's still not too late... Leuzinger's Classes of 1980, 1981, and 1982 - 30th Reunion is just around the corner!

    Any photos to share?  Simply click on the 'add photo' link or contact ...

  • Will Rogers' Middle School - 1977 Yearbook
  • After the ceremony, The Graduating Class of 1977 would divide up into two groups.  Some attended Leuzinger High School.  Others attended Lawndale High School.  No matter where we go, we will always remember our childhood days together...

    Our 6th & 7th Music/Art/English classes were very special.  'Calamity Jane' was fondly produced and directed by our teacher George Becke...

  • Will Rogers' Middle School - Feb 10, 2007 - Mr George Becker's 70th Birthday Luncheon
  • George's family and many of his former students gathered together to help him celebrate his 70th Birthday. The place? Cafe Mozart in San Juan Capistrano. It was the perfect location to take advantage of this special occasion to honor someone who has done so much for so many.

    Why do we admire George Becker? In teaching English, he gave us creative freedom and the ability to express ourselves ...

  • Will Rogers' Middle School - July 24, 2004 - Mr Bill Bailey's Retirement
  • After 30 years of teaching, Mr Bill Bailey rides off into the sunset. His friends, formers students, and his fellow teachers gathered together to wish him success in his retirement years!

    Bill is now an inspirational speaker and educational consultant. He developed 'Creating An A+ Classroom'... an exciting interactive presentation that provides elementary, secondary, and future teachers with...

  • Will Rogers 1977 - George Becker's 'Calamity Jane'
  • 'Calamity Jane' centers around her effort to save Henry Miller's theatre saloon from ruin by bringing the much admired and beautiful singing star Adelaide Adams to perform in Deadwood's premiere entertainment venue, The Golden Garter. Calamity promises the patrons of the Garter that she will personally bring Miss Adams back from Chicago to South Dakota. In Chicago, she sees Adelaide Adam's show...

  • Will Rogers 1978 - 'Once Upon A Mattress' - 30th Year Cast Reunion
  • HEAR YE!  HEAR YE!  MANY MOONS AGO IN A FAR OFF PLACE...

    It's been 30 years and the 1978 Will Rogers Middle School cast of Once Upon A Mattress reunited!!! We came for food, fun and lots of reminiscing.  Our favorite director, teacher, mentor and friend George Becker was in attendance. Word spread throughout the kingdom.

    We gathered together at Ports O' Call Restaurant in S...

  • Will Rogers 1978 - George Becker's 'Once Upon A Mattress'
  • Once Upon a Mattress is essentially the fable of 'The Princess and the Pea' set to music... and marked Carol Burnett's Broadway debut as the comical Winnifred. It featured a score by Mary Rodgers and Marshall Barer. George Becker knew the story line was perfect for a Will Rogers' school drama. 'They're going to love it!,' he thought. The audience wasn't going to get bored with it and they'll ha...

  • Williams Elementary - ¬†A Visit with Linda Stoddard Frizzell
  • Linda Stoddard attended Eucalypus Elementary and Hawthorne Intermediate as a child. ¬†In her teenage years, she attended Hawthorne High School... she was a 1960 graduate . After attending college, Linda was hired by The Hawthorne School District in 1965. ¬†For 25 years, she taught at Williams Elementary and then Yukon Intermediate.

    In 1972, Linda met Norman Frizzell at a dance in Torrance, C...

  • Yearbook
  • - The 1981 Pylon. With graduation, a chapter of our lives ended. High school was a lifetime ago. We have moved on from 'those glory days'. We have forgotten that high school shaped our lives. It helped mold us into the men and women that we are today. On The Class of 1981 Website, we will rekindle those high school memories and important friendships. The Olympian Spirit will live on forever!!!

  • Yukon Intermediate - 1977
  • Yukon Intermediate covered a period of time that straddled Williams Elementary and Leuzinger High School, serving as a bridge between the two. During the middle school years, we were growing physically, psychologically, mentally and socially. Sometimes, those changes could be challenging. Making good grades probably topped your list of goals, but making friends was the most important...



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