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About the Azusa High 70’s & 80’s Class Reunion

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Azusa High 70’s & 80’s Class Reunion DETAILS ARE IN!! Invite your fellow alumni!

We are excited to announce a multi-class reunion for everyone of the 70’s and 80’s!

$40 Each until July 6 – ($60 after that and at the Door if Tickets are Available), but PLEASE pay early so we can pay for the things we need to otherwise it is coming out of our pocket.

Casual Attire…Be comfortable…Nobody cares what you are wearing, (although clothes are required!) 😆 We will just be happy to see you!

  • 5:00p – Check In
  • 6:00p – 8:00p – Dinner-Taco Man 🌮
  • 6:00p – 11:55p Photo Booth 📷
  • 8:00p – 11:55p – DJ/Dancing/Cocktails 🎶💃🕺
  • 9:00p – 9:30p Class Pictures 📷👨‍🎓👩‍🎓

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Class of 1988 30 Year Reunion Class of 1987/1988

Located in the heart of Hollywood, this private event space is perfect for our multi-class reunion.

We’ll have exclusive use of the venue which includes a gorgeous outdoor patio, beautiful interior and spacious dance floor.

Steps from Hollywood & Highland, there’s plenty of hotels and restaurants nearby to start the party early and keep it going after. We can’t wait to see everyone!

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Azusa High Homecoming Game AHS vs. Workman High School

Time Activity
6:15 pm 
Pre-game parade featuring the AHS Marching Band & Pageantry, Cheerleaders, Aztec Warrior & Warriorette, Aztec Spirit Dancers, the 2017 Homecoming Queen Court, and our distinguished alumni guests.
6:35 pm
Performance by the AHS Award-Winning Aztec Marching Band and Pageantry Corp and the Aztec Spirit Dancers.
7:00 pm
Azusa Aztecs Football Team vs. Workman High School
Halftime Show
Crowning of the 2017 Homecoming Queen.  Performance by the Aztec Cheer Squad.
7:00pm – 11:00pm
AHS Homecoming Dance & Crowning of the Homecoming King

 

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Class of 1968 50 Year Reunion Class of 1968

Oct.4th – Azusa’s homecoming game at 7:00 p.m.
Oct.5th – Meet and greet at the Pizza Chalet in Covina at 6:00 to 9:00.
Oct.6th – Reunion at Embassy Suites in Arcadia 6:00pm

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Music: Good for the Soul

Meet your host and help her raise funds for her favorite nonprofit.

Julie
Krejci
Wilson
Flute
Flute

 

Keep the music alive!

In 2018, you can give beginning August 1st until 5 pm on September 14th

I played the flute from 5th grade until I graduated from High School, then played in the Bishop California Community Band a couple times right out of high school. I moved to Jackson for a summer in 1980 and stayed, life, work, family, children, and Jackson Hole activities filling my life and my flute collecting dust in the closet.

In 2004 I was sitting in the stands at my son’s little league game. One of the other moms, Nancy Ninnemann, who I also know from Boy Scouts, was talking about paying the flute. I told her I played the flute in High School, she immediately said “why aren’t you in the Community Band”. After a bit of arm twisting I agreed to come to a rehearsal.

I had not played with an organized group in almost 25 years and had not played more than a few notes in 20 years. I pulled my flute out of the closet and put it together. The Cork on the head joint was loose but it still worked and I could play a scale from memory. Remembering how to play it was like riding a bicycle, no problem. However remembering how to read music proved to be a bit more challenging, I pulled out my fingering chart and went to rehearsal a couple days later.

When I arrived at rehearsal there were about 30ish musicians there, other than Nancy I only knew one other person, Cecilia Bellinghiere, also from Boy Scouts. Nancy had a chair and stand ready for me, and when I sat down she handed me a folder of music. OMG! What did I get myself into? Lots and lots of lines and black dots, I was completely overwhelmed. I looked at Nancy and said “Middle line is a B, right?”.

One of the pieces we rehearsed that night was The Liberty Bell by John Phillip Sousa… lots of black dots were on the page. I must have had the ‘deer in the headlights’ look on my face, Nancy assured me I would recognize the tune. We began… the Monty Python Theme! And right where the Monty Python Theme stops and spits a raspberry the conductor, Don Cushman, stopped us. If I had only known these people like I do now I would have filled in the empty air with the classic raspberry.

I practiced often that spring, windows open, torturing my husband and neighbors. I remember after a week or so my husband comment that it’s starting to sound like music. YAY, it was coming back. I went to a few more rehearsals, performed in a parade, a concert, then summer break. During the break I sent my flute at a shop for a tune up.

Even though there was a near 25 year break all that knowledge was still there. The marches on little pieces of paper are harder to see than I remember, I have to blow up them to read the notes. Playing pieces I had memorized in high school was a little weird too. I would get to a part I still remembered then lose where I was on the music in front of me. Within a year I purchased a metal piccolo for parades, eventually becoming 2nd piccolo, and roping my husband into pulling the band on a trailer in the local parades. In 2012 we lost our primary piccolo player, Norma Foster, to cancer, I moved to her chair, I think about her often and always try to live up to her example.

It’s 2018, I have two jobs, a weekend ski pass, my husband and I spend most summer weekends in our RV, we fish, bicycle, and I have band. I’m the Librarian, Vice President, the JHCB Website Administrator, and a much better musician than I was in high school. As busy as my life is, I can not imagine my life without music, music is good for the soul. And the friends I have made in Community Band are like an extended family.

Did this make you reminisce about your years in High School or College Band? Do you miss a life with music in it? Why aren’t you in the Jackson Hole Community Band? Rehearsals are 7pm at the Center for the Arts, in the performing arts wing. Dust off your instrument and join us. Don’t live in Jackson Hole? Many towns have a community band, do an internet search and see what’s near you. Covina has one, Covina Concert Ba