Southwest High School
Class Of 1969
Welcome to the Southwest High School of Kansas City, Missouri Class Of 1969 web site!
October 17, 2013: Our thoughts and prayers go out to Classmate Steve Panknin on the loss October 15th of his sister, Debra Panknin Holcomb. Many of us knew Debra, who was a cheerleader, a pianist and harpist several years behind us at Southwest. You can read more about Debra's life here.
June, 2013: A sighting of Wylie Mitchell (left), with his wife Barbara and Alan McDermott(right) at a Reunion...their 40th College Reunion! Wylie lives in Maine; we've got to get him back to KC for our next SWHS Reunion!!
Speaking of the next reunion, if you haven't taken our poll, please do! (45th Class Reunion Survey link) The vast majority of people who responded wanted to get together in September of 2014 for a one-nite fairly casual event, so that is what we will work towards planning. We are investigating different venues in Kansas City for something like a barbecue dinner. If you have any suggestions, please message the Webmaster.
**Announcement** The Class of 1963 is having a 50-year reunion and they want to get the word out to all their Classmates. They have a website which is www.SWHS1963.org and the organizers, Jim McFerrin (Ann's brother) and Cam Schutte, would like everyone to let all their friends and contacts know about the website and the reunion. Wow...won't be too long until WE are having a 50TH REUNION!!!
Please continue to submit “happenings” and “updates” through the link provided on the homepage of the website.
Our 40th Reunion was held in August, 2009.
It was a huge success! More than 250 people gathered to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the day we graduated from SWHS! Old friends reconnected and a lot of new friends were made.
New Features on Website: Both Instant Messaging and Live Chat are now available. You can Instant Message anyone who happens to be on the site when you are. Just click to open the bar at the bottom right corner of your screen that shows other members online. To go into the Chat Room, Click on the Live Chat tab on the left menu. Maximum is 20 people at a time. You can chat in real-time amongst the group, use web cams to see each other, upload pictures or video to share while you chat. Check it out, it's awesome! Let's try Live Chat Wednesdays from 9-10 p.m. CST, starting Dec. 8th.
If you want to expand your connections to other SWHS grads, try these links:
a group of female grads who get together periodically to network and schmooze!
|Slide Album: Previous Reunion|
Watch our fabulously entertaining video one more time just for fun! Pretty soon we're going to take it off the home page and archive it. (Note: Turn off the music player on this page before attempting to watch the video!!
A million thanks to Molly Magilow Proffer and her team at Proffer Productions for producing this awesome video!
YEA! WE NOW HAVE MORE THAN HALF OF OUR CLASSMATES SIGNED UP! There is a tab on the left called "Missing Classmates." Check it out and see what you can do to help contact anyone you know who hasn't signed up.
Music: Take a time travel trip backwards by viewing our collection of youtube video clips of favorites from the 60's including Beatles, Rolling Stones, Temptations, Aretha Franklin and lots and lots of clips of live performances by the era's Greats at Woodstock. Go to 60's Music: Soul or 60's Music: Pop/Rock for your viewing pleasure. As far as music while you surf the site, time for something new (or old, as the case may be...): Classical.
If you want to hear the music as you surf the site, click "pop-out player" and it will continue. If you want to turn it off so you can watch the video, click on the "ll" button just above "Title."
• Julius Levitch 12/6
• Kathy Tatum Walker 12/6
• Marji Yeo McDonald 12/7
• Marli Yeo 12/7
• Stacy Brown Vermylen 12/8
• Rick Scheidt 12/11
• Darlene Goggin 12/14
• Pam Stansbarger Courson 12/14
• Nancie Thomas 12/16
• Stacey Cook 12/20
• Gloria Shaw Azorsky 12/20
• James Wood 12/20
• Brett Davis 12/22
• Anthony Loudis 12/23
• Sandra Katz 12/26
• Denise Schwartz 12/27
• Bruce Brower 12/28
• Rodney Sampson 12/29
• Janis Browne Fuller 12/30
• Annette Coroneos 12/30
• Dan Gower 12/30
• Pamela Redsted Markey 12/30
• Paul Hulsey 12/31
• Wanda Lowe Correll 12/31
• Nan Chisholm 1/2
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