February 2012 Blog Posts (13)

Gina Coronel Krashna, Class of 1978

Here are a few scanned photos for you.

Then-Me, Varsity Cheerleader 
Then-Me, in Drill Team with Sister Azucena, and cousin Zinnia Coronel…

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In Loving Remembrance of Anne Watson

“A Celebration of Life” ~~ Anne Watson, November 22, 1923 – July 16, 2011

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and friend too many, Anne Watson died from Multiple Myeloma on July 16, 2011, passing away peacefully at home.

Born on Mohawk Street in Los Angeles on November 22, 1923, Anne was an accomplished singer, dancer and entertainer in her early years. 

Anne met Jim Watson on a blind date in February 1945; and the rest, as they say, was…


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100 Years Ago

As our Class of 2012 makes preparations to graduate, we find a picture from the 1912 graduating class...a very small group of students indeed! A mere six rows of students out on the front lawn of Hollywood High School. They did have palm trees back then. The boys wore jackets and ties and the girls were formally dressed as well.

This public domain image was…


Added by HHSAA Webmaster on February 27, 2012 at 11:09am — No Comments

Elvis Costello Returns to Hollywood High

Okay, so the actual Elvis Costello and The Attractions won't be popping in just yet, but this 45 rpm vinyl single is in virtually new MINTY condition and was donated by eBay user John Ingham (eBay ID jonh5), who sent this beautiful gift all the way from London to become a part of our Hollywood High School Alumni Museum.

"I lived in…


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Kenneth Brown ('54) Emails from Corsica, France

We received a cool email from Kenneth Brown, Class of 1954, who sends his regards...

I spend more time now in Corsica than Paris. It's warmer and the fish are biting.

I'll try to attach a photo of me and my eldest son Daniel.

All best wishes,



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CNN Showcases Hollywood High School's Incredible Diversity

“Hollywood has always struck me as a place where it doesn’t matter where you are from,” says Principal Jaime Morales, who immigrated from Nicaragua. “You are welcome here.”

These resounding words are quite indicative of the diversity of the school today.

CNN recently showcased Hollywood High Schools diversity in a wonderful piece that was produced by Chuck Conder. We've shared this with you in this post.

There are students in desperate need of help reaching…


Added by HHSAA Webmaster on February 23, 2012 at 5:05pm — No Comments

Middle Class Scholarship Act Slashes College Fees By 2/3

Although the Hollywood High School Alumni Association does not actively participate in any political agendas, I personally found that one of our representatives has been working with The Assembly Speaker on an initiative to cut college tuition fees at CSU and UC colleges by 2/3.

43rd District Assemblyman Mike Gatto and The Assembly Speaker introduced legislation that would propose to dramatically reduce the cost of attending state colleges.

Here are some comments he made on…


Added by HHSAA Webmaster on February 23, 2012 at 2:24pm — No Comments

2012 HHS Geezer / Sheikster Road Trip Reunion~ from your friend, Ruben Bustamante, class of (72)

It’s amazing how things change so quickly in this communication age. I remember my old rotary phone and writing letters to my grandma. Now a days, a stamp is not needed and communicating with friends and business associates has developed into something we only dreamed of for the 21st century. Take Facebook for instance. It all started with a search for old friends and without realizing it, everyone is reconnecting with people all the way back to high school and so starts my story.



Added by Susan Silvestri (Furness) on February 19, 2012 at 9:52pm — 2 Comments

“IN LOVING MEMORY” ~ GARY JAY STEINMEHL ~ “POPS” February 19, 1937 – January 31, 2012


February 19, 1937 - January 31, 2012

Born and raised in Hollywood, California, parents Harry and Elizabeth (Lee). Passed away at home surrounded by his loving family who meant everything to him. Survived by devoted wife and love of his life, Sharil, loving children Greg (Danette), Doug, Sherie (Mark) Thielen and step-children Chris…


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In Loving Remembrance of John Stuart Moseman

to whom it may concern
I would like to inform you that
John Stuart  Moseman born on December 22 1927 past away on November 7 2011 of pancreatic cancer.
 Francie Moseman
The original obituary was as follows:

John S. Moseman passed away peacefully at his home in Irvine, California with family by his side on November 7, 2011 after a short struggle with Pancreatic…


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c/o 93 and 94 Twenty year Reunion

Hello fellow Alumni!!

  I've gotten the ball rolling in starting a joint reunion with class of 93 and 94. Please go to www.Hollywoodhighclassof93and94.myevent.com  and create a classmate profile to keep up to date on planning. Also please let me know if you would like to lend a hand in planning the event or finding classmates or helping in any way you can.





Added by Adele Singer on February 12, 2012 at 4:16pm — 1 Comment

A Letter from the Office of Historic Preservation, Department of Parks and Recreation

The official letter of confirmation about the listing of the High School in the National Register of Historic Places (aka the National Register) has arrived at the school district and was mailed from Milford Wayne Donaldson, the State Historic Preservation Officer at the Office of Historic Preservation, Department of Parks and Recreation.

You may view it by clicking the file linked to this page:…


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Tips for Better Communication

Communication challenges cause stress, loss of productivity, poor organizational performance, and reduced quality of life, both on and off the job. Consider the most stressful interpersonal challenges that you have had and chances are good that poor or inappropriate communication contributed to the…

Added by HHSAA Webmaster on February 2, 2012 at 12:59pm — No Comments

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