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Betsy Walling

May 8, 2017 by Richard Dias (Register to contact)

I am still waiting for someone to give me any news about Betty Walling. I am not sure she is still alive; it has been over sixty years since she graduated.
Any news would be appreciated.
Richard Dias

Albany High Jock Party III Weekend

July 21, 2015 by John Whitman (Register to contact)

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Save the Date!

Event: Albany Jock Party III Weekend

When: Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 from 5 PM to 11 PM

Where: Brennan's Bar & Restaurant, 700 University Ave., Berkeley, CA

What: A casual meet, greet, and repeat of Albany "Glory Days" (held every two years)

Who: All former Cougar Lettermen, Any Albany Coach or Support Staff Member, All former Little League, Sr. Little League, or American Legion Player, Coach, or Support Staff Member, Any A.R.D Wiffleball Allstar

Cost: Free - No Excuses!

- Free Admission to Cougar Home Football Game on Friday, October 2nd at 6:00 PM
- Cal Home Football Game vs WSU (TBA)

Check out our event page and let us know you are coming at: http://www.*****/****

We're also on Facebook! If you would like to become a member of the Albany Jock Party on Facebook and see past attendees as well as people planning on attending this year's event, click this link: http://www.*****/****

We need your help! Our contact list is growing but there are still some that have eluded us. Please share this email with people who meet the above requirements.

If you have any questions please contact us:

John Whitman - *****, (925) 584-XXXX
Bear Manuel - *****, (510) 207-XXXX

Thanks and we hope to see you there!

John Whitman

Class of 1963 -- 50th Reunion

September 15, 2012 by Michele Lasagna (Register to contact)

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Hello Classmates ~
Can you believe that we will be celebrating our 50th Class Reunion next year - 2013? Plans are already under way. The reunion has been set for Saturday, September 7th, 2013. For updates and more information go to:
Looking for to seeing lots of school friends!

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Rally held to unite Albany High School after racist Instagram scandal  KGO-TV

After being rocked with a racist Instagram post scandal, the purpose of the rally held at Albany High school was to unite the community, end racism and end the ...

Albany parents furious over racist Instagram settlements for students  KGO-TV

The Albany School District has awarded students, who engaged with racist photos on social media, hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Albany: School district settles with several students over racist Instagram postings  East Bay Times

ALBANY – The Albany Unified School District has reached monetary settlements with a group of students it suspended for not reporting to district officials an ...

Students Hold Sit-In At Albany High School

Students Hold Sit-In At Albany High School - Albany, CA - Simmering rage over anti-Semitic and racist events at the school boiled over Thursday as students ...

Albany High School Football Games Canceled

ALBANY, CA — Albany unified School District Superintendent Val Williams announced Friday afternoon that both JV and varsity football games vs. Jefferson ...

Albany High School Principal Reassigned

ALBANY, CA — Following several high profile incidents of anti-Semitic and racist events at Albany High School, principal Jeff Anderson has been reassigned, ...

Albany High School Vice Principal Hired

Albany High School Vice Principal Hired - Albany, CA - Larry Pratt was brought in from outside of the district. The school board approved the hiring Tuesday.

Judge issues ruling on Albany High online posting lawsuits  The Mercury News

ALBANY –– A United States District Court judge in San Francisco issued a divided ruling this week on a portion of a case involving an Instagram account ...

New Albany High School Principal Chosen

New Albany High School Principal Chosen - Albany, CA - The 2016-17 school year was marked by turmoil, culminating in the reassignment of the previous ...

Veteran educator named Albany High School principal  East Bay Times

ALBANY –– Longtime educator Alexia Ritchie got her leadership training early in life. “I'm the oldest of five,” she said. “I've always been very comfortable being ...

Judge: Suspensions OK For Albany High Students Who ‘Liked’ Racist Posts  CBS San Francisco Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An East Bay school district acted properly when it suspended five students who “liked” or commented on racist images on another ...

Albany High School meeting on racist Instagram page canceled  KGO-TV

There's anger and disappointment in the East Bay after parents at Albany High School learned a meeting about a racially fueled Instagram page was canceled ...

Albany High student lawsuits go before judge  East Bay Times

SAN FRANCISCO –– A hearing was held July 27 in United States District Court regarding a group of four lawsuits filed by Albany High School students over ...

California students who made racist social media post awarded $400,000 and more  CW39 Houston

ALBANY, Calif. — A California school district is dishing out a lot of money after a social media bullying incident. Parents are furious at the Albany School Board ...

Albany School District Sued For Disciplining Teens Who Posted Racist Memes  CBS San Francisco Bay Area

ALBANY (CBS SF) — Lawyers representing several high school students are suing the Albany Unified School District after the district disciplined the teens for ...

Judge temporarily bars school from disciplining boys over racist photos  East Bay Times

ALBANY — A judge has ruled that the Albany school district cannot hold expulsion hearings or new disciplinary action against four students that were ...

School board votes to expel Albany High student over racist posting  The Mercury News

ALBANY –– The Albany Unified School District Board of Education voted to expel an Albany High School student over an Instagram account he created where ...

VIDEO: Students at Albany High School caught doing Nazi salutes, second recent incident

Students were busted for doing Nazi salutes at Albany High School, as this comes after a racist social media website was uncovered.

Dowell named Corps Commander of NAHS ROTC  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

New Albany High School student Kaylah Dowell has accomplished a goal she set as a freshman in the school's JROTC program.

More litigation filed over Albany High online posting incident  East Bay Times

ALBANY –– The next hearing for a series of lawsuits related to a racist Instagram account allegedly created by a since-expelled Albany High School student will ...

Albany schools avoid major budget cuts — for now  East Bay Times

ALBANY –– The Albany Unified School District Board of Education appears to have found a way to stave off major budget cuts for a year through a combination ...

Albany High science teams find winning formula  East Bay Times

ALBANY — A pair of Albany High School science teams enjoyed tremendous success at competitions this year, furthering the local school system's academic ...

High school football: East Bay team forfeits remaining games  East Bay Times

Albany High School, which has had difficulty fielding a varsity football team this season, will forfeit the remainder of its games, beginning with Friday night's ...

Online racism: Two more Albany High students sue over public shaming  The Mercury News

ALBANY — Two more students who were punished for their roles in a racist Instagram incident at Albany High are suing school district officials and their ...

Albany Middle School Teacher, Principal Accept Award

Albany Teacher, Principal Accept Award - Albany, CA - The pair traveled to Washington, D.C. to represent Albany Middle School - named a 2017 National Blue ...

Albany High Expels Teen Over Racist Instagram Posts, Parents Vow Lawsuit  SFist

Deplorable teens will be deplorable teens, but an East Bay school district has drawn the line at racism and veiled threats of violence. You may recall the saga of ...

Albany High students suspended for following racist Instagram sue  SFGate

A federal lawsuit against Albany High School alleges that four students suspended for following, “liking” or commenting on a racist Instagram account run by ...

Instagram with sexually explicit student pictures rocks Albany High School  The Mercury News

ALBANY — Albany High School is already reeling from a scandal involving racist memes shared by students, now sexually explicit pictures of students have ...

Expulsion issue generates more Albany schools controversy  East Bay Times

ALBANY — Expulsion proceedings for students involved in a series of racial incidents last month at Albany High School will not be turned over to an ...

Another problem surfaces at Albany High: sexually explicit pics  San Francisco Chronicle

Less than a month after a racially charged cyberbullying incident at Albany High School sparked protests over the way it was handled, school administrators ...

'Liking' Racist Posts Merits Students' Suspension, Judge Rules  Courthouse News Service

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) — A federal judge found Wednesday that a Bay Area High School properly disciplined most of the students embroiled in a racist ...

Judge Steps in for Student Accused of Racism  Courthouse News Service

SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – Citing First Amendment concerns, a federal judge prevented a school from proceeding with an expulsion hearing for a student who ...

Elder, Claudine 1940-2018 | Obituaries  News-Press Now

ALBANY, Mo. Claudine Kay Elder, 77, of Albany, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 15, 2018, surrounded by her family.

Albany program brings traditional school wood shop into 21st century  East Bay Times

The first bench is right outside the main office, to the left when you walk in the main entrance to Albany High School. It's light, but sturdy, made out of redwood, ...

Albany’s homemade Halloween attraction set for memorable finale  East Bay Times

ALBANY –– Sam Dubois doesn't have a whole lot of time to feel nostalgic. There's too much work to be done. Related Articles. Haunted warehouse a big hit in ...

Albany parents promote healing efforts after racist incidents at high school  East Bay Times

The father of the Albany High School student accused of creating an Instagram account that posted racist memes spoke to the Albany school board and the ...

New Principal Appointed at Marin Elementary School

New Principal Appointed at Marin Elementary - Albany, CA - Her appointment was approved by the school board on Tuesday.

Albany Middle School celebrates upcoming expansion, national honors  East Bay Times

ALBANY –– A groundbreaking ceremony was held Nov. 13 for a campus annex for Albany Middle School. The new building, across the street from AMS on the ...

First Look: Creative, cosmopolitan and (nearly) flawless fare at Juanita & Maude in Albany  Berkeleyside

This Albany neighborhood gem from the former Corso chef is on the brink of becoming a destination restaurant.

Leonard Charles Hainz II  Albany Democrat Herald

The morning of Wednesday, September 12, 2018, Leonard (Len) Charles Hainz II passed away at the age of 69. Len was born on February 8, 1949, in Lebanon, ...

Michael Victor Savage  Albany Democrat Herald

Michael, 48, passed away at his home, and that of his parents, in Albany, on Sunday, October 21, 2018. He was born November 3, 1969, in Portland, Oregon, ...

Albany School District Appoints New High School, Middle School Administrators

Albany High School Principal Appointed: Jeff Anderson. After a rigorous interview process, the Board of Education appointed the next Albany High School ...

Calif. School Board Expels Student Over Racist Instagram Posts  The Root

The Albany (Calif.) School Board voted Wednesday night to expel a student over racist posts and memes posted on an Instagram account.

These are the 25 worst cities in the U.S. to raise children  USA TODAY

24/7 Wall Street reviewed a number of measures to determine the worst cities to raise children in the United States.

Albany High School student shot near campus  WALB-TV

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - WALB has confirmed that a student has been shot near Albany High School. Albany Police said the 16 year old student was shot in the ...

Albany school board studying enrollment policy revisions  East Bay Times

ALBANY — Revisions to administrative regulations covering attendance policies were considered Oct. 25 by the Albany Unified School District Board of ...

The Defiant Ones | History

As young girls, they fought the fierce battle to integrate America's schools half a century ago.

Racist taunts earn suspensions at Albany High  Albany Times Union

Racist taunts including use of the n-word began on Twitter almost immediately after Kori Dobbs, who is African-American, was elected senior class president at ...

ROTC team selected to compete nationally  Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

One group of New Albany students will be headed to Florida in May to compete against the best in the country.

Brian Philip Holman  Albany Democrat Herald

Brian was born in Corvallis to Tom Holman and Lois Anderson. He attended West Albany High School. He graduated with the degree of Physical Education at ...

LHS Class of 1968 honors fallen classmates  Albany Democrat Herald

LEBANON — Douglas Ulm was an outstanding Lebanon High School football player. Robert Schumacher had the looks of a California beach boy and made the ...

Burlingame School Among 100 Best Public High Schools

Burlingame School Among 100 Best Public Highs - Burlingame-Hillsborough, CA - New ratings from Niche rank the 100 best public high schools in California.

161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...

Experiences to share about Albany schools?  alloveralbany

Eric emails: I live in Pine Hills and it offers just about everything I'm looking for: a (relatively) safe, walkable neighborhood, lots of parks, some diversity, ...

Trump, Charles N. Jr. 1981-2018 | Obituaries  News-Press Now

Albany, Mo. Charles Norman Trump Jr. Chuck, 36, of Albany, passed away after a brief, unexpected illness on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at KU Medical Center in ...

Hundreds of Bay Area students named National Merit Scholars semifinalists; see the list  The Mercury News

Hundreds of Bay Area students are semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program that honors academic excellence.

C+ in Chemistry Leads To Lawsuit Against School District

Albany, CA - A former Albany High student is suing the school district because of the grade his chemistry teacher, Peggy Carlock, gave him last year, in hopes of ...

Albany home sells for $2.45M, setting a record for the city  Berkeleyside

Factors behind the record-shattering sale price include it being on the "most desirable street in Albany," the home's size and its meticulous renovation, say ...

San Ramon Students To Be Honored On Tuesday  San Ramon, CA Patch

Local Students To Be Honored On Tuesday - San Ramon, CA - 43 students from the East Bay are being honored, including from San Ramon.

College Dropout Series: The Whiz at Quizlet

This is the second of a two-part series on the lives of two entrepreneurial college dropouts who graduated from . Miss Monday's installment?

Is an Albany High Student Itslavish, the Internet Rich Kid with Hundreds of Thousands of Followers?

Internet sleuths seeking the offline identity of a controversial Instagram phenomenon have followed a digital trail to a student at Albany High School. Beginning ...

Recovered sawmill keeps logs to lumber program humming along  Albany Democrat Herald

Monday morning, students in the West Albany High School wood shop class were busy catching and sweeping up sawdust and stacking wooden slabs as Justin ...

Little League cries foul as Albany seeks level playing field for girls sports  East Bay Times

ALBANY — The city has reduced practice time slots for Albany Little League at Ocean View Elementary School and offered them to girls sports leagues due to ...

Jack Liles  Albany Democrat Herald

Jack passed away after a long, courageous battle with a brain disease on October 7, 2018. He was surrounded by his loving family. Jack was born on June 6, ...

Groom, Galen M. 1967-2018  News-Press Now

DARLINGTON, Mo. Galen Max Groom, 72, of Darlington, passed away Sept. 11, 2018, at his home. Galen was born May 27, 1946, in Darlington. He was the son ...

Tylor Morasci  King City Rustler

Tylor was born on August 15, 1983 in Templeton CA. He graduated from West Albany High School in 2001, then went to lineman school in Boise. ID in 2004.

Alameda schools’ new dress code: Tube tops are in, shaming girls is out  San Francisco Chronicle

Tube tops, tight pants, ripped jeans, short skirts and even pajamas are now acceptable attire at Alameda city schools under a new dress code adopted by the ...

Weese, Carol L. 1935-2018  News-Press Now

ALBANY, Mo. Carol Lavon Weese, 82, of Albany, passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2018, at Mosaic Life Care, St. Joseph, after a lengthy illness. Carol was ...

White supremacist posters go up around South Bay  KGO-TV

In recent weeks, white supremacy posters have gone up in San Jose, Campbell, and Saratoga.

Prep notebook: MLK Classic at Saint Mary’s filled with top teams  The Mercury News

If you're into high school basketball, the Martin Luther King Classic at Saint Mary's College on Monday is the place to be. All six games, with the first tipping off at ...

Our schools need to teach human decency, how not to be racist  San Francisco Chronicle

Less than two weeks after the presidential election, slurs aimed at black students were found scribbled on a bathroom wall at San Ramon's California High ...

Anti-Semitic incidents raise concerns at another E. Bay high school  San Francisco Chronicle

Not long after administrators learned a group of teens at Albany High School had been giving each other Nazi salutes in the halls and making racist posts on ...

Why Romeo Langford means so much to basketball in Indiana  USA TODAY High School Sports

Basketball is a religion in Indiana. And, for now, Romeo Langford is its high priest.

Albany teacher suicide, molestation arrest split community  San Jose Mercury News

ALBANY — When Marlon Short's daughter returned from volleyball practice Monday night, her dad sat her down in the living room and broke the news to her: ...

Here are the 10 best East Bay public high schools  San Francisco Business Times

The top 10 public high schools in the East Bay, according to rankings and review company Niche, all have A+ ratings and sit in the top 100 of the best public ...

Mom Says Albany Teacher Bullied Son, Sues District  CBS Local

ALBANY (CBS 5) — A mom is suing the Albany Unified School District, after her son received a C+ in a chemistry class. She claims the teacher bullied her son.

Noose found near Alameda High School prompts hate crime investigation  KGO-TV

Alameda police are calling it a hate crime -- a piece of rope made into a noose was found on a city street right next to Alameda High School.

New Albany to play nationally televised game against nation's top-ranked team  USA TODAY High School Sports

The New Albany boys basketball team will get some national air time this season against the nation's top-ranked team. The Bulldogs, ranked No. 18 in the USA ...

Albany Library Has New Branch Manager

Albany Library Has New Branch Manager - Albany, CA - Natalie McCall has been Acting Branch Manager at the Albany Library.

School Thought Police in Action  AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

School administrators allowed the student body to hurl obscenities, scream profanities, & jeer at the Plaintiffs & the other suspended students, who were all not ...

Halloween events galore in Albany, Berkeley, West County  East Bay Times

Here is a list of Halloween events coming up in the next few days in Albany, Berkeley and West Contra Costa: Albany Parks and Recreation is “terrified to ...

Providence Day's Devon Dotson named McDonald's All-American  The Charlotte Observer

Providence Day's Devon Dotson is one of four Carolinas high school basketball players named McDonald's All-Americans. The annual game is March 28.

The Albany Cross Resurrects Memories of the KKK  East Bay Express

The large, electrified cross perched atop Albany Hill has long been a source of controversy in the city. On Sept. 13, the debate over the cross intensified when ...

MaxPreps/AVCA Players of the Week for October 1, 2018  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - America's Source for High School Sports and the leading volleyball organization team up to honor the nation's best. (Week of 10/1-10/7)

Transferring in high school hoops a consistent trend  USA TODAY High School Sports

Transferring in HS hoops is as much a part of the game as dunks and assists. Some move on for legit reasons, others stay to leave a legacy.

NISCA Announces 2017-18 Diving All-Americans & National Champs  Swimming World Magazine

NISCA Announces 2016-17 Diving All-Americans & National Champs.

Here Are The Best Public Schools In California For 2017

Best Public Schools In California For 2017 - Beverly Hills, CA - The rankings were released this week. See how your child's school performed.

Jack M. Crawford – U.S. Army – Vietnam War Veteran – Saugus Resident  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Veteran Tip-off. Once again one of my veteran pals tipped me off to another veteran who honorably served our country and this week, thanks to Jim Hackett, ...

Bay Nature Magazine: Volunteering in the East Bay Regional Parks  Bay Nature

It's not an exaggeration to say that volunteers are vital to the East Bay Regional Park District. With 73 parks and 121,396 acres of parkland, the district is ...

Prosecutor: Oregon teen planned Columbine-style attack at his school  CNN International

An Oregon teen will be charged with attempted aggravated murder after he planned to blow up his school, a prosecutor said.

Todd Tichenor  Albany Democrat Herald

Todd Tichenor was an exceptional person. He was born in Roseburg to Don and Carol Tichenor. He lived in Glide until he was 2, when his family moved to ...

Albany: A Seething Caldron of Lust?  East Bay Express

Albany Middle School teacher Kay Sorg has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a student over a four year span in the early '90s, the...

How Quirky is Berkeley? Tyler Hoare's sculpture and collage  Berkeleyside

For 40 years, Tyler Hoare has been using the Bay as his gallery, gifting us with planes, pirate and Viking ships.

High school music director charged with rape  News-Press Now

ALBANY, Mo. — An area band teacher was placed on leave Saturday following his arrest on charges of rape and sexual conduct with a student, days before the ...

Rate Increase, Surcharage, Billing Changes On Your Next PG&E Bill

PG&E: Rate Increase, Surcharage, Billing Changes - Albany, CA - The 2.1 percent rate increase for electric transmission follows other increases in January and ...

Racially insensitive video sparks outrage at San Ramon Valley High School  KGO-TV

One student's action at San Ramon Valley High School has some irked some parents in the East Bay. The student posted a radically insensitive video against ...

Former teacher sentenced for sex with student  News-Press Now

ALBANY, Mo. — A former band teacher at Albany High School was sentenced to seven years in prison for the statutory rape of a student.

Albany Taser fatality: Benefactor recalls Donald Ivy  Albany Times Union

Philanthropist Richard Yulman met Donald "Dontay" Ivy at Arbor Hill Elementary School, paid for his college education and accepted Ivy's invitation to attend his ...

Festival highlights Albany's growing Latino community  Albany Democrat Herald

Sofia Nunez, 32, said she is excited and happy to live in Albany, and that the city has changed greatly since she moved here nine years ago from Guanajuato, ...

First person: The best lap swim pools in the East Bay  Berkeleyside

By Dave Margulius. Looking to swim laps in the East Bay? We have some awesome pools here. Here's my roundup so far, after trying most of the pools in and ...

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