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From:   Suzanne McDonald                                                          (posted: 08/29/2015 - 12:28pm PDT)

Subject: Thank you!

Hello, looking forward to the reunion. See u there - Suzanne McDonald :)

From:   Janet Farrell Loats                                                          (posted: 07/03/2015 - 5:37pm PDT)

Subject: Thank you!

A big thank you to all of those who volunteered to ensure we have a 40th Reunion! - Hope to see all of you there!

From:   Robin Kleeman                                                          (posted: 08/19/2009 - 10:10pm PDT)

Subject: OMG, those cupcakes!

Congratulations on such success with your cupcakes! I looked at the menu and some day, I will have a Maple Pecan.
*cue me standing there, looking dramatic, saying: "As God is My Witness", like Scarlett O'Hara*

Have fun at the mini-reunion!

From:   David Wisotsky                                                            (posted: 08/19/2009 - 1:35pm PDT)

Thanks, Patti and Randy.  Hope to see you soon!

From:   Patti Ginnetti Currie                                                      (posted: 08/19/2009 - 11:26am PDT)

Subject: Dave and Robin Wisotsky

Congragulations David & Robin! I wish I had known about your cupcakes in June, as we were in La Jolla for my son's basketball tournament. They played at USD and they go down there every year so I'll be sure to make a point to drop by with others if not sooner! Your website is wonderful and impressive. Good luck.

From:   Randy Laws                                                         (posted: 08/15/2009 - 5:05pm PDT)

Subject: Dave and Robin Wisotsky

I met Robin at Cupcakes Squared today, apparently the CEO gets Saturdays off. They are a little hard to find, because Point Loma is kind of a patchwork community, so make sure you have good directions, but definitely worth the trip. I sampled both the chocolate squared and the not so red velvet cupcakes today and I can promise you I will be going back! Dave, you and Robin have a winner!

From:   Randy Laws                                                         (posted: 08/08/2009 - 12:32pm PDT)

Don't know if I can make it on September 25th, but since I live in San Diego, I'll stop by and sample the best cupcakes in the county. Congrats Dave! I also just signed up for Facebook, I'll have to ask my kids to show me how it works.

From:   Dana Giammaria                                                      (posted: 08/05/2009 - 8:34pm PDT)


      We have a place!
      Burbank Bar and Grill
      Details to follow...... : )

From:   David Wisotsky                                                      (posted: 08/03/2009 - 11:22am PDT)

David Wisotsky and wife Robin opened a Cupcake Bakery In Point Loma, SD, CA, called Cupcakes Squared 4/11/2008. (
Martha Stewart just found us and awarded Robin dreamer into doer Award, San Diego Magazine best of the best edition just anounced that we are the best cupcakes in San Diego.
If you go south come in and check it out. Cupcakes on me

From:   Dana Giammaria                                                      (posted: 08/02/2009 - 9:19pm PDT)



TIME & PLACE:   . . . TBA

From:   Brian Knowles                                                      (posted: 04/25/2009 - 3:44pm PDT)

Jerry Brown was a friend of mine back at Jordan 8th, 9th grade. All my respects to him and his family.

From:   Robin Kleeman                                                     (posted: 02/21/2009 - 11:57am PST)

Subject: Louie Dargenzio.
So sorry to hear of the passing of Louie Dargenzio.   :(

From:   Tony DeFelicis                                                      (posted: 01/27/2009 - 3:53pm PST)

I just want to encourage JBHS 1975 friends to get on Facebook and connect! :)

From:   Robin Kleeman                                                     (posted: 01/16/2009 - 12:25am PST)

Jon Gutru.
Does anyone know what happened to him? He was the second boy I ever kissed and I never knew what happened to him after I saw that he had passed away on the other board. Also wondering what happened to Colleen Delaney? I dream of her so often. Peace.

From:   Juli Coennen/Weger                                             (posted: 11/28/2008 - 9:58pm PST)

"Hey all, I just created a Facebook group for our class. I thought this might be a good place to share instant pictures and thoughts. It was not created to replace this site, but to enhance it... JBHS Class of 1975. Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and wishing you a Merry Christmas.   -   Juli"

From:   Juli Coennen/Weger                                             (posted: 11/28/2008 - 9:14pm PST)

"Response to Tony D's msg on 9/2/08: I lived in Jackson Tennessee in the early 80's; it's a beautiful state. I'm sure Ron just loves it there. But SoCal is home and always will be...   Love to all!   -   Jules"

From:   Gheri Michele (Buttens)                               (posted: 9/19/2008 - 3:46pm PDT)

"Just found this sight. Nice work. Does anyone know what happen to Rusty Hoffman, Colleen Delaney and Todd Anske?
I had to leave Burroughs before I graduated but I still consider it my high school. All my friends from Jordan went there. I live and work in Merced California. I am the Vice President of a medical corporation. Life is great. Just hoping to reconnect."

From:   LuAnn Malinoff (Dallison)                               (posted: 9/19/2008 - 12:17pm PDT)

"Okay the video was a much needed laugh in my day....good to see that the website is still active....any planning for a 35th????   I thought most of us achieved some level of the Warhol 15 minutes of fame but this one takes the cake...."

From:   Tim Milner                                                       (posted: 09/19/2008 - 10:40am PDT)

Tony D.:
I am not sure everyone knows just how much work you put in to make our 30 year reunion as awesome as it was.
All your hard work to make the Reunion a success almost makes growing old worth it.
You are the King!

From:   Tony DeFelicis                                                   (posted: 09/02/2008 - 12:02am PDT)

Well thank you Robin and Juli. Yep, it was pretty sweet to have that article of my pops! Hey, everyone, Joe Mersola and I bumped into Ron Wollard at the UCLA/Tennessee football game at the Rose Bowl tonight. We briefly spoke to Ron and had a fun chat just before the game started outside isle 23. Ron still looks GREAT - like he should be suiting up and playing for the Bruins! We love you Ronnie... and I'm sure you loved our Bruins pounding on your clients' Vols and upsetting them in overtime! Ron now lives in Tennessee. :)

From:   Juli Coennen/Weger                                             (posted: 09/01/2008 - 7:52pm PDT)

"Hey Tony, congrats to your dad for being recognized on his accomplishments. Well done Mr. D!"

From:   Robin Kleeman                                                   (posted: 09/01/2008 - 6:20pm PDT)

"Congrats Tony and Dad. That is a really awesome accomplishment and article! "

From:   Tony DeFelicis                                                   (posted: 08/30/2008 - 8:30pm PDT)

Hey Class, some of you know my Dad and I just thought I'd share an article that was printed about him today in the Burbank Leader Newspaper - enjoy! Click on the link below, or copy and paste it to your browser:

From:   Sue Hutchison/Bruse                                               (posted: 08/02/2008 - 9:33pm PDT)

"Just dropping by to say 'Hi' from both Tim & I from Santa Clarita."

From:   Tony DeFelicis                                               (posted: 08/01/2008 - 1:06pm PDT)

"Sooooooo, our bulletin board has been down for a while and I want to thank Roger for all his work getting our website back up to speed. Also, last year I had two teenagers at JBHS and they introduced me to the world of MySpace. Now, I can't be the only "old fart" out there among us that has a MySpace profile. Sooooooo, profile up classmates and say HI! :)"

From:   Alan Wind                                               (posted: 1/13/2008 - 1:42pm PST)

"Hey there! I don't get to the site often but when I do, I sure enjoy looking back over the ol' memories. If anyone even remembers me.... My wife and I are now living in South Dakota. Just bought our own ranch after many years of dreaming the dream. 3400 acres about 30 miles north of Sturgis, South Dakota (for all you biker dudes). Stop by and say "hi" if you are in the area."   -   Alan Wind

From:   Dorett Martin/Bass                                               (posted: 7/24/2007 - 1:16am PDT)

"Hi !!!"

From:   Roland Nivette                                               (posted: 10/08/2006 - 3:14pm PST)

"Hi, Jamie Moss. Sorry 'bout your pop. - lori and jim "

From:   Jamie Moss (Kohler)                                           (posted: 07/29/2006 - 10:57am PST)

"Hi everyone. I am really interested in getting together so keep me posted on any "open parties" you are planning. I am trying to get ahold of Lori Nivette (Fox). If you have current contact info, let me know. My Daddy passed away, and she would really want to know. Love to all!"

From:   Greg Smith                                           (posted: 06/05/2006 - 11:01am PST)

"Hi Class of 1975. This is Greg Smith, Jeff's brother. I just received a copy of your reunion memory album and just wanted to let you all know how great everyone looks. It really brought back a lot of memories for me as well. Jeff would have loved to have been at that party! I also wanted to thank whoever was responsible for putting the large photo of Jeff and the guys at the Donkey Basketball game in the book. It meat alot to me to see it. Take care all of you and my warmest regards, Greg Smith Class of '73."

From:   Tony DeFelicis                                               (posted: 02/28/2006 - 10:54pm PST)

"I don't know about you, but I'm ready to ROCK!!! It has been too many weeks since we have all gotten together and had great time! Soooooooo lets do it again!!! The Cowsil Band will be playing this Saturday Night (March 4th), from 9:30pm to 1:00am at the Fox and Hound (on Ventura Blvd and near Vineland)! Soooooooooooo, if you feel like enjoying a SUPER TIME with friends, a wonderful dinner, and then dancing the night away... then join us! Whether we have a few friends come, or even a big crowd, we always a great time!!! Here is the deal... the Fox and Hound is not a big place and it WILL be packed out... and I mean PACKED OUT! Therefore, if you want to get a table, you will need to get there between 6:30pm and 7:00pm, or maybe even 7:30pm (but that is pushing it). Just get there early and enjoy a meal with friends and then be ready to ROCK ON! I just loveeeeeeee their 1960's and 1970's music. It is like walking into a time warp...wait I can here it now.... 'Dah dah dah da... dah da... dah dah dah da da' (repeat)... 'I wanna live with a cinnamon girl, I could be happy the rest of my life... with a cinnamon girl... dah dah.dah dah da, dah dah da da...'   etc.   ;)   I can't wait!!! If you can't make it because of a schedule conflict... then.... the Band will also be playing on Saturday, March 25th at the Fox and Hound too...   -   Have a great MONTH"

From:   Mona Ohl                                               (posted: 01/22/2006 - 9:20pm PST)

"Hi everyone. Glad to see this site is still up and there are still new posts being added occasionally.
I was wondering if anyone knew where Wayne Walker is? The last time we emailed each other, he was in Oxnard, I think? That was many years ago. Does anyone have his contact info? Thanks!!
Tony, please keep me informed when you all are going to the Fox & Hound, OK? I could not make it the last time. Thanks so much!!"

From:   June Stoddard "Kline"                                 (posted: 01/16/2006 - 10:37am PST)

"Just a mini update on my life. I am still married to the most wonderful person for 25 yrs, Bob Kline. We have 3 beautiful daughters. Amanda, who is 18, graduated in June from JBHS. Elizabeth is in 8th grade at Luther and Sarah is in 4th grade at Bret Harte. My husband and I purchased the home I grew up in on Valley Street in 1999. I am a corporate accountant for a company in Encino that owns and manages marinas around the U S. Bob is working for the school district and has seen many of you at the football games, as he does Security. I am still singing my heart out in our church choir. I have even done some community theater at our church. My oldest daughter and youngest have inherited the singing/acting gene. My middle daughter is in the jazz band at Luther, playing drums and percussion; she's voiced a desire to play the trumpet.   Anyway, I'm glad to see we have this site set up. Keep in touch."                June Stoddard Kline

From:   Michael Marker                                               (posted: 01/13/2006 - 8:19am PST)

"Dear Class of 1975:   Yesterday I received a letter from Jerry Brown's mother that her son, Jerry (JBHS Class of '75), had passed away on Dec.31,2005 in Saint Louis, Mo.   Mrs.Rosemery Brown, for years, was like a second mother to me and would appreciate prayers for her son. Jerry was a great guy and a good friend for nearly 40 years, He will be missed.   -   Sincerely, Michael Marker "

From:   Tony DeFelicis                                               (posted: 01/10/2006 - 10:41pm PST)

Hey classmates... this is sorta last minute, but we just found out that the Cowsill band will be playing this Saturday night, January 14 at the Fox and Hound. As many of you may have heard, Barry Cowsill was found dead this past week in New Orleans (he died in Hurricane Katrina). Therefore, there will be a special tribute to him from the band. If you would like to come, get there early 7:30pm-ish. The band will come on to a full house at 9:30pm and we will rock the night away until 1am. I hope you can make it... last time we had almost 20 of us there. If this is too late of a notice... there will be a good chance they will be playing there in a couple weeks too. I hope to see you as we ROCK ON! :) "

From:   Tony DeFelicis                                               (posted: 01/04/2006 - 10:42pm PST)

"Hey Julie! Welcome HOME and back to California, girl!!!!   The Fox and Hound is on Ventura Blvd, in Studio City... We head there once or twice a month to rock out to the Cowsill band (the band we hired to play at our reunion). They will have you dancing all night long. Come and join us sometime, it will be GREAT to see you! Send me an e-mail and I'll let you know when they are playing again; or keep watching this message board! :) "

From:   Julie Patterson/Wilson                                 (posted: 01/01/2006 - 3:15pm PST)

"The eagles have landed! Where the heck is the 'Fox & Hound'? What is all this rain in 'sunny' California? We went to Disneyland yesterday and thought I was still in Scotland! See you soon."

From:   Robin Kleeman                                             (posted: 12/29/2005 - 10:38pm PST)

"Happy New Year, Class of 1975!"

From:   Vicki Gibbs/Cunningham                           (posted: 12/26/2005 - 4:14pm PST)

"I hope everyone had a great Christmas!   Happy New Year!!!   See you guys in January at
the 'Fox & Hound'.   Whoever can come out, we have a blast!!!   Don't miss it."

From:   Roger Kulpa                                               (posted: 12/24/2005 - 9:51am PST)

"Whether you were able to attend the Reunion or not; whether you attended all 3 years at Burroughs or not; whether you celebrate Christmas or Hannukah or any other holiday; I hope you are able to celebrate with the ones you love. I wish everyone a Happy Holiday season!"

From:   Anita Kranzberg/LeMaster                           (posted: 12/20/2005 - 10:17am PST)

"Wishing everyone a happy and safe holiday season! Merry Christmas to all!"

From:   Gene Turnbow                                               (posted: 12/20/2005 - 7:21am PST)

"I was surprised to find this board - I looked through the pictures, but recognized only two people. It's remarkable how much an affect the passage of time has on the human form. A brief synopsis of my life to this point, for the curious: Starting out as a sculptor, I spent a decade doing props and FX for commercials and one or two motion pictures. My interest in digital electronics led me to a second career in software development and industrial robotics, which in turn led me into computer game development where I led teams of programmers on several commercial projects. This led, in turn, to yet another career, this time in feature motion picture animation. I'm currently at Rhythm & Hues. My web site is at I own, operate and maintain my own Linux server, and donate free web space and domain hosting to friends and those in need. My server is currently home to the Los Angeles Lightwave Users Group, among others. My most recent marriage is of 12 years to my wife Lisa. We have a son named Charlie, who is seven at this writing and the centerpiece of my life."

From:   Emil Machac                                                   (posted: 12/15/2005 - 10:48pm PST)

"I just discovered this site - Wow - did this bring back many memories. I am sorry I missed the reunion! But, I am thoroughly enjoying the pictures. I wish there were name labels associated with each of them (it's been too long for me to recognize you all).

After high school graduation, I floundered for a few years before I finally discovered the great world of computers and formal education (I am close to completing my Master of Management degree). I am currently working as an IT Project Manager at NASA Dryden, located at Edwards Air Force Base (northeast of Los Angeles).

Happy Holidays to you all!"

From:   LuAnn Malinoff (Dallison)                               (posted: 12/14/2005 - 4:40pm PST)

"Glad to see the new pics on the site. Will keep checking for new ones! Wish we were closer to join in dance fever with all you crazy folks! Happy Holidays to everyone!"

From:   Tony DeFelicis                                               (posted: 12/12/2005 - 3:54pm PST)

"Hey Classmates: The REUNION ROLLS ON!.... Last Saturday night a few of your JBHS 1975 classmates met at a club in studio city to eat dinner and dance the night away once again with the Cowsill Band! Classmates who attended were: Joe Mersola, Vicki Gibbs, Tim Milner, Barbara Garay, Patti Ginnetti, Karen Lowe, John Faber, Kirk Morales (JBHS Class of 1976), Tony De Felicis and many of our spouses. All together, there were 16 of us there throughout the night. Therefore, if you are interested in joining us in one of these dinner/dance evenings, just send me an e-mail and I'll let you know when the next "dance night" date is...  It really is a ton of fun! Oh, I also just wanted to thank my JBHS friends who unexpectedly presented me with a real leather "Biker jacket and accessories" this past Saturday night... they said it was so I wouldn't have to borrow a leather biker jacket for future "Born To be Wild" singing and dance performances!   lol... you guys are too much!!!!"

From:   Jamie Moss (Kohler)                                 (posted: 12/07/2005 - 7:50pm PST)

"Hi all! I am so bummed that I didn't find out about the reunion until it was too late! The pictures are great and it looks as though all had a great time! I am living here in Ventura with my family and my grandchildren close by. I am a labor and delivery RN and I still get out in the water once in awhile. If I can figure out how to do it I will post a picture so you can see how awesome I look! Ha! Hope to get on the notification list for next time!"

From:   Tony DeFelicis                                             (posted: 12/01/2005 - 6:16pm PST)

"Hey Classmates! Below are two messages recent messages that I received from teacher/coaches Ken Tada and Merle Stone. I thought I would share them with you. It was sure neat to honor these men and show our appreciation for their love and commitment to our class as a whole and also to us as individuals. These guys are men of goodness and integrity! I want to thank you for giving of your financial resources in order to allow us to touch them in a very special way! We did GOOD!" -Tony

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"Hey JBHS Class of 1975! I just wanted to thank you inviting me to the Class of 1975 30-Year Reunion. I am sure glad I was able to attend and see so many old friends. Thanks for being so sensitive, kind and generous to me and my fellow teachers and coaches, it showed a lot of class! I was telling my wife Joanie today, that a really special part of your reunion was how you recognized those from your class who had passed on. It was a wonderful part of your program. Joanie knows the Cowsills very well in terms of their music and has even memorized a bunch of their songs. Well, I just wanted to say thank you!" - Sincerely, Ken Tada

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"Dear Class of 1975! - Thank you so much for the gifts and memorial book of the 1974 11-1 championship football season. You kids are truly special men and women. Needless to say, my sons were impressed by your gifts and kind words of gratitude to me. Much love to you and everyone involved." - Merle Stone

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