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Encinitas Holiday Parade: We honored Denise Mueller-Korenek (’91)
On December 7, 2019, the forecast called for 60% chance of rain. The City of Encinitas let everyone know that the parade would go on, rain or shine, so we prepared to march in the rain! Imagine how glad we were when not a drop fell on that beautiful night! It wasn’t even that cold […]
Chris HIllman (’62) Hall of Fame Inductee (with photos and video)
The high-resolution photos of this event are in our Flickr photo album here. The video slideshow is here and the video of the induction ceremony is here. On October 24, 2019, we had the great honor of inducting Chris Hillman (’62) into the San Dieguito Hall of Fame. Chris arrived at the school early in […]
John Fairchild (’61), 2018 Hall of Fame Inductee (with photos and video!)
Be sure to visit the photo album, here. Links to photos and video of this event are below. Encinitas City Mayor Catherine Blakespear started things off by reading a proclamation from City of Encinitas declaring this a special day on behalf of John Fairchild (’61). Although a graduate of Torrey Pines High School, the Mayor […]
Five Fallen Alumni Scholarships given to seniors May 24, 2018
On May 24, five deserving seniors received scholarships in the names of five of our Fallen Alumni: Each recipient also received a certificate containing a photograph of the Fallen and a small biography. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO DONATED TO THIS WORTHY CAUSE! If you’d like to contribute to next year’s scholarhips, please click here […]
Principal Paige’s 80th Anniversary Series: “The Kids from ’64”
Another great entry in Principal Paige’s series on the history of San Dieguito. This one is about several “kids” from the Class of 1964: Len Hayashi, Pete Reynaga, Thelma Stark Reynaga, and Darryl Clubb. A quote: These kids from the graduating class of 1964 are a close bunch, crowding reunions and maintaining connections throughout the […]
Principal Paige’s 80th Anniversary Series: “Norm”
Another great entry in Principal Paige’s series on the history of San Dieguito. This one is about Norm Keith, Class of ’54. We wrote about Norm when we discovered he was the one who wrote his nickname in our pencil box.
A couple of 1940’s era surfers and divers!
Mrs. Patsy Downs shared this 1947 photo with us and we are so glad she did! Taken in Baja, California, featuring (L-R) Al Southworth (’48… and that’s “COACH SOUTHWORTH” to many of you), Angelo Rea (’45), Bob Nysewander (’50), and Fred Ashley (’48). Mr. Ashley told us that he and his buds (including Jim Downs […]
Who were “the Macs”? An interview with Phillip Winter ’47
I was very happy and fortunate to become a Mac. I was so proud, I even made an ink and needle Mac on my hand! I did it myself, just like those prison guys. I’m not proud of it now, but I did it.
Mike Kozlowski (’74) presents NFL Golden Football to San Dieguito High School Academy
In honor of the NFL’s 50th Anniversary, the league is seeking out past Super Bowl players to celebrate the high schools from which those players came. On November 12, former Miami Dolphins defensive back Mike Kozlowski (’74) presented a special gold football to Principal Bjorn Page in the packed media center of San Dieguito High […]