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On January 3rd, 2005, we opened our new website here. The most notable improvements were speed and flexibility!

We have our own domain name ( and a much easier to remember website address (

If you wish to offer suggestions as to the workings of the website please do so by sending an email to We appreciate you taking the time to help us develop a quality site.

Commemorative T-Shirts are now available for purchase. Help bolster the Class of '63 treasury by getting yours now. Click on this link to figure out how to get your piece of history!



May 20, 2005: Photos have once again been added to the Photos page. This time it's some old class photos - 1st thru 6th grades. Not everybody has been identified yet, so take a look and see what you can remember. If you can help us with any of the photo captions please let us know. Our aim is to be 100% accurate with everybody identified. Check it out!

May 23, 2005: More photos - this time we have managed to catch a glimpse of some former teachers. Ace photographer Gary Grimes took these snapshots at a recent dinner function and released them here. Click here to go directly to the Photos page.

May 25, 2005: Over 100 Bud articles added. We are closing in on our goal of displaying relevant articles from every issue of the Bud during our three years there. If you have articles that we are missing we would sure like to have you contact us at so that we can arrange to add to our collection. Click here to see all the Bud articles.

Sep 9, 2005: Added a few more photos - all from this year's gathering at Jim Dandy's.

October 10, 2005: Added more photos of the 2005 gatherings. Even managed to capture a few new faces.

January 14, 2006: Minor page and content corrections. Added The Class Reunion poem to the Trivia page.

February 5, 2006:  Initial announcement of 2006 reunion activities.

March 14, 2006: Bob Riscoe is found and removed from the LOST list!

May 1, 2006: Details of our 2006 reunion activities are posted. Click here to go directly to the Reunions page.

September 20, 2006: Added photos of the summer's Reunion activities and cleaned some things up a bit.

February 2, 2007: Removed John Hansen from the LOST list. Cleaned up a few things and added some initial detail to the planned events for this year's reunion activities.

May 13, 2007: Posted details of the 2007 reunion activities, added comments about fundraising,  and added the new Bulletin Board feature.

June 23, 2007: Added Earl Turner, Roger Wilson, and Carol Pfannenstiel to the LOST page. Removed Gary Smith from the land of the LOST. Added new questions to the Bulletin Board.

October 10, 2007: Major revision of the Photos page and its contents. Photos are now in major groupings and much easier and quicker to find. Added many new photos. Check it out now!

December 20, 2007: Added the preliminary details of reunion activities for 2008 and removed Earl Turner from the LOST page.

February 15, 2008: Minor corrections to a few pages and split the BUD Articles into several pages for faster browsing.

February 24, 2008: Added 2 new and 1 corrected class photos - thanks to Kathy (Lincoln) Hallock!  Click here to take a step back in time!

March 28, 2008: Added several pictures from our 2007 reunion golf event. We can't call it a tournament 'cuz there's hardly anyone good enough to hit the ball straight two times in a row. And then there's the water.........  Click here to see what all the fuss was about.

April 7, 2008: Added Tom Laib to the Deceased page and posted new details about 2008 reunion activities to the Reunions page. Continuing to add names to the class pictures......

May 29, 2008:  Added more details for the upcoming reunion in August to the Reunions page.

July 4, 2008: Happy Birthday USA! Posted all the details for the reunion events for this year. It all happens in August so maybe, just maybe, it won't rain. You can click here to go directly to the details.

July 12, 2008: Removed Sandra Springer and Carol Pfannenstiel from the LOST page. Added Ken West, Gene Stockert, and Leslie Anderson to the same page. Added more class photos.

July 18, 2008: Removed Gene Stockert & Leslie (Anderson) Stockert from the LOST list.

August 6, 2008: Removed Kay Hobkirk, Vancie (Bakke) Frazier, and Kathy (Nickell) Ballard from the LOST list.

August 21, 2008: Added several photos of our 45th reunion celebration. Photos posted depicted typical action in the golf, cruise-in, and banquet activities. 

November 22, 2008: Added 3 new and 1 re-named Class photos of when we were very young. 1951Finley, 1952Gries, 1952Greene (re-named from 1952unknown) and 1956Olson.

December 19, 2008: Added several photos of the family picnic at Sellwood Park from 1983. Gary Grimes found them somewhere.....?!

December 30, 2008: Added Carole Roberts to the Deceased page. She passed away 12/27/08 in Portland under the care of Providence Hospice. Obituary was in the 12/29/08 Oregonian; funeral to be held 12/30/08.

February 14, 2009: Made minor corrections in early class reunion photos for 1988 & 1998. Cleaned up the language on the Hot News and Reunions pages to rid ourselves of 2008 and look ahead to 2009.

March 16, 2009: First announcement of 2009 reunion activities.

May 11, 2009: Added three new photos from the Doug Nelson collection of some grade school classes.

Sep 5, 2009: Initial announcement of the 2009 reunion results.

October 9, 2009: Added Trula Cunningham to the Deceased page. She passed away on 2 October.

July 24, 2010: Cleaned up a few things; added the final 2010 Reunion events details.

September 14, 2010: Added/updated 3 class photos submitted by Carol Petersen. Added photos from 2010 reunion activities, and updated the narrative regarding these events.

September 18, 2010: Added the TeeShirt page and updated many pages with new links.

February 26, 2012: Up-dated Index, Committee, Reunions, and Photos pages.

October 1, 2012: Updated Reunions, Committee, and other pages with preliminary 2013 Reunion info; announced the death of Dennis Johnson.

March 16, 2013: Updated Reunions with 2013 info.




Our 50th reunion! Just think, we are all officially antiques! Golfing, eating, gabbing, and cruising. All of these events are in the future for us this year. Reserve 9-10 August and 21-28 September 2013 for a trip back to the old stomping grounds for some fabulous times. If you have any suggestions or would like to see other activities please pass them along to us at


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