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01/09/20 10:54 PM #4531    


Barbara Brandes (Peters) (1968)

Early this morning we lost another Tiger and my friend, Pam Hamilton McGinty, from the 1970 Class after a two year battle with brain cancer.  Visitation is Sunday Jan 12 from 2 to 5pm.  Funeral is Monday Jan 13 at 11am at Forest Park Funeral Home, 18000 I-45 South, The Woodlands.  Please pray for her husband, Donny McGinty from the 68 SH class and his family.

01/10/20 11:04 AM #4532    

Shirley Culpepper (Brook) (1970)

Deepest sympathy and prayers on the loss of Pam. Another gone too soon.


01/10/20 01:07 PM #4533    


Bonnie Artale (1971)

Barbara, sad to hear of Pam's passing.  Thank you for positng the information about her services.  Although unable to attend, will be there in Tiger sprit.  

01/16/20 06:16 PM #4534    


Charlotte Pate (Poole) (1962)


01/17/20 10:37 AM #4535    

Shirley Maxwell (Pace) (1970)

Sorry to hear this! Prayers for both families 


01/17/20 02:03 PM #4536    


Ruben Garza (1967)

Sorry to hear of Ara Roe's passing. He was a great person. Didn't know him at Sam, but worked with him at HPD for several years. He always had a smile on his face and always had a joke. He played in a band made up of HPD Officers and they played quite well. Didn't hear much from him after he left HPD for another career path. May he rest in peace and my and my family express our condolences to his family. Our prayers our with you.

01/17/20 03:46 PM #4537    


Judy Maxwell (1971)

Well it looks like Oxblue camera has cut us off as of January 3rd, At least that is the last date I can see....Guess I will have to find another spot to lurk

I have mailed off my check to attend the 50th Reunion for the class of 70!!

I figured since they invited us tp party with them I would ~ plus so many friends from 69 and 70 going I don't want to miss out. I have a few from 71 going too like Martha Buchanan, Rita Banes, come join us. Meet and greet on Friday night and Big party on Saturday.... It's in April of this year and you still have time to mail in your check before January 31 and get to go for the low low price of $50.00 ~ dining ~ dancing ~ boozing and visiting what else could we ask for..... Hope to see a bunch of you there. 

Are there any other from class of 70 going?? 

Friday, April 17, 2020 Meet and Greet 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Sheraton Houston Brookhollow (discounted rooms available)
3000 N. Loop West
Houston, TX 77092

Saturday, April 18, 2020 50th Reunion 6 p.m. to Midnight
S.P.J.S.T. Lodge
1435 Beall Street
Houston, TX 77008

Cash Bar: CASH ONLY Beer and Setups; bring your own wine and liquor
Catering: Taco Cabana (serving at 7:30 p.m.)
Menu: Chicken and Beef Fajitas and fixings; tea and water
Dress: Business Casual – venue requires all men wear shirt with collar
Before January 31, 2020 $50 per person
Before March 1, 2020 $60 per person
At Door (CASH ONLY) $65 per person


01/17/20 03:50 PM #4538    


Judy Maxwell (1971)

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01/17/20 03:56 PM #4539    


Judy Maxwell (1971)



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01/22/20 05:08 PM #4540    

Donald Bratton (1970)

Sad to learn that Lynne Walkoviak Villarreal passed away January 20, 2020.  Lynne was a member of the graduating class of 1969.  Services will be at Forest Park Funeral Home, 18000 I-45 The Woodlands, Texas.  Visitation is Saturday, February 1st from 10am to 12pm.  A funeral mass will follow at noon. 

02/20/20 12:56 AM #4541    

Carol Bryant (Warren) (1970)

Hey all you 1970 grads (69 and 71 too)...We lowered the price for the Class of 1970 50th Reunion for the March 1, 2020 deadline.  A lot of people keep saying they are coming, but I have not seen your registration.  If you need detailed information or registration form, please e-mail me at  Hope to see everyone there!

02/20/20 12:58 AM #4542    

Carol Bryant (Warren) (1970)

Thank you Judy Maxwell for promoting our reunion.  Hope to see you there also!

02/26/20 11:31 PM #4543    


Judy Maxwell (1971)

Carol, No Poblem, I am hoping there will be a huge turn out,...yes, I plan on being there and will make sure to find you Friday or Satruday I do plan on going to both. I fiigure the more the merrier, the bigger the better, Hope to see all of you there....


03/03/20 07:34 PM #4544    

Carol Bryant (Warren) (1970)

Just a heads up for classes of 1969, 1970 and 1971 about Class of 1970 50th Reunion... 

Please do not mail any checks after March 18 or they may not get to me to get you registered.  Please just plan on paying at the door.  We would still love to see you there, but our mail service is not all that dependable to guarantee me receiving it in mailed after that date.  Might be a good idea to sent me an e-mail that it is in the mail so I can look for it.   Thanks!

03/06/20 04:13 PM #4545    


Judy Maxwell (1971)

There comes a time in our lives that we should stop and reflect on our past. Our Memories of times and people gone. It may be sad at times to remember all those loved ones and friends that are no longer with us..............However, to remember them and have memories of them is what keeps them alive and in our minds and hearts....Sad as it may be to hear, I think it is that time for the class of 1969 ~ 1970 ~ 1971 to stop and remember the ones we have lost and to think of memories we have of them and the things and places we went. We should also take this time to join together with those that are still with us, to talk, laugh, maybe even shed a tear...well no better time to do that then at the 50th REUNION for the CLASS OF 1970!!  Come on 1969, 1970 and 1971 let's get together on April 17th and or 18th...We don't know when we will get that chance again. There is no promise of tomorrow, I hope I'm still here in April. I for one am going... I would like to see all of you there. I may not know you now but this is my change to meet you and get to know you......I am from the class of 1971 ~ and I am throwing out a challenge to all the ones left that were in the class of 1969 ~ 1970 & 1971 ~~  Come join us, come meet us if you don't know us...You come on this sight and we talk or you read what we say, so come on let's get together talk, have a drink, if you drink, dance, if you dance, share a meal together and have some fun.... I for one LOVE to TALK, DANCE, EAT, HAVE FUN.... So my challenge is too come out on Friday April the 17th to the Meet & Greet and or on Saturday the 18th to the REUNION......I want to meet you.....I want to talk to you, have a drink with you, even have a dance with you....SO come on let's have some fun before we are gone and are a memory of days gone by.......Hope to see you there!!!

03/18/20 01:43 PM #4546    


Bonnie Artale (1971)

A Huge Thank you to Carol and Judy for keeping the reunion plans going.  I for one am glad that it's getting rescheduled to September.  After all the isolation and social distance I'll be ready for some home town hugs and get together.  I was not very social in High School ( class of '71) since I only attended classes part time and when to work in the afternoons, but I have enjoyed connecting here on this page.  I do wish more people would post more often.  I was able to attend the 45th reunion and I am looking forward to this September.  

Bonnie Artale.

03/19/20 08:34 AM #4547    

Kathy Culpepper (Gunderson) (1968)

Hi Bonnie, I love this site and like you I've made more connections on this site and facebook than I had time for in high school class of 68. I really enjoy seeing the posts.

03/19/20 10:33 AM #4548    

Carol Bryant (Warren) (1970)

Due to the precautions being taken for all of our safety, the Class of 1970 50th Reunion is being rescheduled.  Please be patient with us while we work ot the details and new date.  

03/19/20 10:33 AM #4549    

Carol Bryant (Warren) (1970)

Due to the precautions being taken for all of our safety, the Class of 1970 50th Reunion is being rescheduled.  Please be patient with us while we work ot the details and new date.  

03/19/20 03:33 PM #4550    


Judy Maxwell (1971)

Hi Bonnie, good to see you on here, Please join us and bring up topics, we will jump right in with ya. 

And thanks for the complement on the reunion, However other than do some posting and run my mouth Carol Warren is the one working so hard to get it rescheduled and dealing with the hard stuff....Hats off to Carol for all her work. 


Looking forward to seeing everyone when we can ~ untill then you see on here.





03/19/20 03:37 PM #4551    


Judy Maxwell (1971)

Bonnie #4546

I see you graduated with me.....What area did you live in growing up? We have Pinewod & Greenwood VIllage neighborhood meetings/partied and enjoy getting together to talk about the good ole days.


03/23/20 02:38 PM #4552    


Bonnie Artale (1971)

Hey Judy: We moved around a lot in the neighborhood.  My Aunt Iggy Poche and my cousin David lived on Nordling near Fonville Jr.  I lived with my aunt off and on so I went to Fonville and then SH.  Used to hang out on Old Shepard and Airline.  Worked at the hobby shop on Crosstimbers for all of HS.  Northline mall was my main jam... as the kids say.  My mom finally bought a house off Gulfbank rd. I should have transfered to Aldine but kept my address at my Aunts house to remain the district.  

Northline mall was my favorite hangout and refuge.  HS was a difficult time for me; never felt comfortable or like I fit in.  Wish I knew then that most all HS kids feel that way.  It's nice to have this forum to reconnect at this stage in life... I am leaning...I had more friends than I thought I had!!!


04/02/20 08:29 AM #4553    


Judy Maxwell (1971)

Good Morning,

Just thought I would check in on all of you to see  how you are dealing with the "lock down" that most counties are now in.

Hope all of you are doing good and staying safe and healthy. 

I for one still work and we are considered "Essential" SO I go to the office everyday but no one is allowed in the office. When the guys bring their reports to me they place them outside my door in a mail box ~ I keep my 6' "Social Distance" from them and we are making the most of a bad situation.

I pray for our Country everday and for all of us to make it through this and hopefully get our lives back to what we knew as normal.

If any of you are in need of anthing please let us know. 

Together (but 6' apart) we will get through this ~ 


Take Care


04/03/20 09:15 AM #4554    

Shirley Culpepper (Brook) (1970)

Hi Judy,

Always fun to hear from others on this post.  With my three year old grandson here from Dallas for almost three weeks due to the virus and daycare closure, I have little time on the computer. He is the youngest of eight grandchildren from my three children.  We are blessed to live in the country, with room for him to run, pick wildflowers, go for walks without having to constantly worry if someone has the virus. Living in Williamson County, Texas, between Killeen and Georgetown. Trying to be extra careful when groceries are needed.

However, we really love to travel, visit the other scattered family. My husband (McArthur HS-Aldine ISD) is much more social in our small town and is having the most difficult time with the social distancing.  Facebook, email, messaging, online church and bible studies have all helped.  Prayers to the Lord Jesus to intervene and heal our land.

2 Chronicles 7:14

I miss the northside of Houston.  So many precious memories of Scarborough Elementary, Fonville JH one semester, then the newly built Patrick Henry, Sam Houston. Teachers that remembered my older sisters Barbara and Kathy and expected me to behave. HaHa.

Rainbow and Buddy's skating rinks, Dotson Lake, Lake Houston, Melrose Park. Standing waiting for the bus in all kinds of weather, Thankful when a parent would drive us to the bus stop and wait with us. Red Cross swimming lessons, where I never did learn to love the water. I can swim, but am still terrified. Oh the good ole days, I sure miss them.

Shirley Culpepper Brook


04/03/20 03:49 PM #4555    


Bonnie Artale (1971)

Hey Judy, Hey Shirley; 

Say, Shirley.... I think I remember you from Fonville....your last name sure rings a bell anyway.  I too am still working ( to the dismay of my daughter and son inlaw; they want me to just retire--- as if that was so easy to do.)

So I am taking a minute to check in.  It so stinks that the reunion is not happening, didn't know I would miss it so much. Just the idea of not being able to  traveling or visit with long lost friends is depressing.  And if this rainy weather doesn't improve soon, ya'll may have to bail me out jail ! 

Please keep posting Judy, we'll eventurally get back on here and leave a message.  Shirley, enjoy having your grandson with you.  I am so bleassed to be living with my 10yr. old grand daughter and her parents; don't think i could handle the current state of afairs if I were by myself. 

More Soon,


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