Torrance High School
Class Of 1965
Welcome to the
Class of 1965
This site was created to promote, celebrate and reconnect with all members of the Torrance High School Class of 1965. Your participation is essential for it to succeed.
If you are a visitor, such as school faculty, family, friends or Torrance High Alumni and you would like to see more of our site, you are welcome. Just send an e-mail through the "Contact Us" link to the left of this page, requesting the password with your name and e-mail address so I can get back with you. Thank you for visiting.
The Torrance Historical Society Rocks Around the Block in Celebration of the All-America City Award
When: Thursday, July 21, 2016 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Location: Torrance Historical Society & Museum, 1345 Post Avenue
Cost: Free and open to the public
This is a fund raiser for the Torrance Historical Society & Museum.
The Torrance Historical Society and our sponsors will host this 1950s-style family summer event in celebration of Torrance's All-America City Award -- one of America's original and most prestigious community recognition awards. The City received this award for "Growth without strain" back in the 1956 when Albert Isen was Mayor of Torrance. This free event is open to the public and will be held in front of the Museum (1345 Post Avenue). Post Avenue will be blocked off from Cravens to Sartori, so guests can:
- Bop to 50s music by DJ Ozzie
- Munch on burgers from the IN-N-OUT burger wagon (burgers served from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM, nominal fee for food & beverages; see below)
- Capture a "Kodak Moment" next to the Weinermobile
- See special exhibits featuring the original congratulatory telegram from President Eisenhower, along with the All-America City button & logo
- memorbila from the Louis Zamperini Trust Collection
- Check-out high school yearbooks -- the Torrance Historical Society has the largest collection
- Enter the hula hoop, bubble gum blowin', cake walk and pie eating contests -win prizes!
Tickets for the IN-N-OUT burger wagon can be purchased at the "burger desk" on the Museum lawn during the event. Cash or personal check, made payable to the Torrance Historical Society will be accepted. Sorry no credit cards are accepted. Exact change is appreciated.
Burgers, chips and a fountain drink will be available until 7:30 p.m. or until sold out. Please arrive early due limited availability.
The Bartlett Senior (over 50) Center will also be hosting an Open House this same night -- you can dine on their patio and listen to The South Bay Strummers (ukulele group). Also, the Torrelles -- a group of City employees who sing 50s and 60s music
If you have any questions or would like additional information, please call the Museum at (310) 328-5392 or visit www.TorranceHistoricalSociety.org.
CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION FOR TORRANCE HIGH SCHOOL
On September 11, 1917, Torrance High School opened its doors. Over the last almost 100 years, countless Tartars have walked the iconic halls of Torrance High.
We are excited to announce that plans for our special Centennial Celebration are underway. We invite you to add your name to our e-mail list so you will be included as events and activities leading up to and including a one-of-a-kind Tartar Family Reunion in September of 2017 are finalized.
Please share this post with your Tartar family members and classmates. All information collected will be used exclusively for the THS Centennial Celebration and will not be shared nor sold to anyone.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR CIF TENNIS TEAM
Coach Boerger and his wife Rosemary passed away this year, here is a picture of our Basketball Team with Coach.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR CIF BASKETBALL TEAM
THS Band 1965
Newspaper article Pen Pals 1957
4th grade - Torrance Elementary School
Lynn Williams, Cathie Wilson, Steven Miller, Fred Babb.
Boy Scout Troup 728 (1959-1961)
Back: Mr. Tyler, ?, Randy Tyler, ?, Bob Raines, Larry Vaughn aka "Boney"
2nd Row: ?, ?, Ron Tyler, Eric Jones, Ken Ballenger, ?
1st Row: Ron Balladue, Tom Waddel, Neal Jones, ?, Larry Raines
Back: ?, Ron Balladue, ?, Randy Tyler, Bob Raines, Larry Vaughn aka "Boney"
1st Row: Larry Raines, Dave Schlerf, ?, Ron Tyler
Back Row 4th from left is Greg Barrett, right side in stripped shirt is Tom Garrison
Front Row L to R: Dave Schlerf, Mike Shinoda, William Raines, ?, ?, ?
Cliftons Cafeteria 1955 Brownies
L to R: Standing Sandy Kreag, Kathy Tidmarsh, Sandra Wells, Mae Albright, Marge Wells, Anita Carcerano, Jeanette Scricia, Patty Peterson, Seated L to R: Donna Dorman, Marsha Johnson, Rose Will, Karen Clark, Judy Wyrick, Suzanne Hinckley, Cleoan McComas, Cynthia Geiger
Not sure who everyone is Cleoan McComas is standing with red dress on 2nd from left. Norma Wainwright, Bonnie Combs, Glenna Redmond is standing in blue dess with Red hair. Kathy Tidmarsh is standing in back next to Mr. Brier. Kneeling, George Lopez, Jerry Hughes, Kenny Holmes
Grad Nite Disneyland 1965
Don Bill and Shiley Myers-Bill
Mrs Wright's kindergarden class at Fern Ave
Bottom right Shirley Myers, next to her is Connie Sudmeier
4th Row 2nd from Right Linda Flagg
Jackie Meagow is sitting next to Mrs. Wright
Jon Chaykowski is 2nd row from top 4th from left
Girl Scout Troop 566
L to R: Georgette, Tommie McMahan, Shirley Myers, Shirlyn Floyd, Janis Albright, Bobbie (Roberta) Myers, and Carol Yurkovich
HOWARD WOOD ELEM
Combination 4th 5th and 6th grades
WHO ARE THESE BOYS?
L to R Mike Blankinship, Phil Stadden, Gary Morse and Rick Adams
DRIVE IN THEATRE
Shamrock Skate Arena
Lions Drag Strip
Torrance High School Alma Mater.
Shirley Myers-Bill Tammy Scherer Vicki Coast
Shirlyn Floyd Sally Horton
"Our friends are a very important part
of your lives. Treasure the tears,
treasure the laughter, but most importantly,
treasure the memories."
DANCE LIKE NOBODY'S WATCHING!
LOVE LIKE YOU HAVE NEVER BEEN HURT!
SING LIKE NOBODY'S LISTENING!
LIVE THE MOMENT FOR ALL IT'S WORTH!