Category: My Story

My Story – Kathleen Danzey Cohen

| 10/08/2014 | 0 Comments

It doesn’t seem possible that we graduated from high school fifty years ago.  My absolutely most vivid memories of Burlingame are divided between that all-important teen thing, friends, and the really wonderful education I received.  I didn’t attend Burlingame my freshman year, I was banished to Mercy High, but the fit wasn’t good and I […]

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My Story – Kathy Magistro Merrill

| 10/08/2014 | 0 Comments

Name: KATHY (MAGISTRO) MERRILL E-mail: colfaxkathy@gmail.com Your Memories of BHS FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL, DANCES AT THE REC CENTER, AND THE BIG GAME ON THANKSGIVING. College/Post Grad Ed. Marriage(s)/Partner(s) MARRIED IN 1966 TO RICHARD MERRILL (HILLSDALE HIGH, CLASS OF 1962) Children – Names, Ages, Histories THE ONLY CHILD IS OUR AMERICAN ESKIMO, COOPER. Military Service Occupational […]

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My Story – Dennis Hardle

| 10/08/2014 | 0 Comments

Name: Dennis Hardle E-mail: dennis@hardle.com Your Memories of BHS Friday nights were the greatest with football or basketball games followed by the Rec Dances. Teachers: Bob Booker and Frank Bettendorf who seemed more like friends and allies. Teachers Glang, dePopolo, Brault and Van Dorn giving me an appreciation and love for France and the French language. […]

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My Story – Nancy Crotchett Steinhoff

| 10/02/2014 | 0 Comments

Name: Nancy Crotchett Steinhoff E-mail: psteinhoff@centurytel.net Your Memories of BHS I remember orchestra with Mr. Short, who gave me a lifelong appreciation for Baroque music, PE with Mrs. Alpers, Mrs. Sellers and her quote of the day, and especially Mr. Holmes and Mr. Palazzi.  There was also very early morning tennis at a distant location […]

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My Story – Patricia Knoll Fogg

| 09/30/2014 | 0 Comments

Name: Patricia Knoll E-mail: patdavef@verizon.ne Your Memories of BHS Memories of BHS – As I think way back my first thoughts are of Mr. Short, his outstanding hair, his glares into my eyes when I was not hitting the right note. Also practicing with a large instrument, (string bass) in a tiny room. Mr. Short […]

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My Story – Margy Metzger Bresslour

| 09/29/2014 | 0 Comments

Name: Margy (Metzger) Bresslour E-mail: margybr@gmail.com Your Memories of BHS My friends, Mr. Booker – his warm smile, sense of humor, enjoyment of his students, Mr. Palzazzi/Mr. Umpleby, AGS, football and basketball games, the Little/Big game, our fight song (which I still sing and my kids all know and sing along with great enthusiasm – […]

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My Story – Betsy Clifton McClendon

| 09/28/2014 | 0 Comments

Name: Betsy McClendon E-mail: betsy@designsbybetsysd.com More of Your Story Five decades, really? In hind sight they have flown by compared to the four years spent at BHS.  The short version of the past 50 years involves many ups and downs with the ups winning.  I hope the same has been the case for my fellow […]

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My Story – Gail Waring

| 09/16/2014 | 0 Comments

Name: Gail Waring E-mail: waringg@wi.rr.com Your Memories of BHS Mr. Short, orchestra, and the music department; Y-group, AGS sisters, and junior English class with Mr. Palazzi and Mr. Umpleby College/Post Grad Ed. B.S. San Francisco State College – Biology M.S. San Francisco State College – Biology Ph.D University of Oregon – Institute of Molecular Biology […]

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My Story – Linda Dillon Savage

| 09/06/2014 | 0 Comments

Name: Linda Dillon Savage E-mail: lindasavage1@gmail.com Your Memories of BHS Hanging out in the Music Building with many friends.  Football and basketball games. Pre-school PE where we got to play sports that only boys could play, like full court basketball.  Still remember our ugly PE uniforms (mine was orange for 4 whole years!)  Band with […]

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My Story – Andres Heilbron

| 09/03/2014 | 0 Comments

Name: Andres Heilbron E-mail: gerencia_tecnica@tradelca.com Your Memories of BHS Living with the Friedman family, the best AFS family in the USA; Sharing my senior year with wonderful friends, teachers and specially the cheer leaders and pom pom girls. College/Post Grad Ed. Electrical Engineer at Middlesex College, London and Brunel University. Marriage(s)/Partner(s) Two past marriages and […]

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My Story – Jay Gandolfi

| 09/03/2014 | 0 Comments

Name: Jay Gandolfi E-mail: ajgandolfi@gmail.com Your Memories of BHS Friday night football games, Rec Center, going downtown for lunch, lots of laughs with friends. College/Post Grad Ed. CSM -64-66; Univ Calif – Davis 66-68  BS Chemistry; Oregon State Univ  68-72  PhD Biochem/Biophysics Minor – Toxicology; Mayo Clinic – Minnesota 72-75  Fellowship in Drug Toxicity Marriage(s)/Partner(s) […]

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My Story – Arlene Baisa

| 09/02/2014 | 1 Comment

Name: Arlene Baisa E-mail: abaisa@ssfllp.com Your Memories of BHS Mr. Hines Math Class, Rec Dances, Big and Little Games, Spirit week.Sitting on the stairs outside afterschool with all my friends.  Cruising every Friday or Saturday night to King’s Drive-in, Kibby’s Drive-in (San Mateo) or Hal’s (Burlingame).  Those were the good old days! College/Post Grad Ed. […]

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My Story – Gail Daley Schauer

| 09/02/2014 | 0 Comments

Name: Gail Daley Schauer E-mail: schauerp@pacbell.net Your Memories of BHS The band (and Mr. Rando, with whom I still correspond) was a key part of my time at BHS.  Mr. Booker got me to read beyond the history and English assignments given.  Memories of how he taught inspired me when I became a teacher.  Mr. […]

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My Story – David Buchholz

| 09/02/2014 | 0 Comments

Name: David Buchholz E-mail: davidkbuchholz@gmail.com Your Memories of BHS First memory: Scott Schroeder watching me hit tennis balls against a wall in the summer before school started, then asking me how to hold the racquet. First memory and first humiliation. :)Sitting in English after JFK was shot, and a classmate said, “And now it’s Lyndon […]

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My Story – James “Jim” Redmond

| 08/28/2014 | 0 Comments

Name: James “Jim” Redmond E-mail: jredmond@jps.net Your Memories of BHS Football games and Rec dances are my favorite memories of BHS. My favorite teacher was Aldo Pardini…he was a great educator. College/Post Grad Ed. I attended College of San Mateo and American River College in Sacramento where I received my AA in Business Administration. Marriage(s)/Partner(s) […]

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