On March 10.
2000, after a gestation period of over three months, this website, the
of the Class of 1960, was born. So on March
10, 2016, our class website became 16 years old.
With the help
of many classmates and others who have shared their memories and
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS), the site has grown over the last
16 years into what appears likely to be the largest repository of
electronic memorabilia of the collective adolescent experience of
any group of people from a single high school available on the
worldwide web. (Click
here for a
summary, year-by-year, of significant
additions and improvements to the site over its entire history.) It is quite simply the online nostalgia trip of your life!
The officers and directors of
your unique Class Association are quite proud of this
achievement, and we know it has given countless
hours of pleasure to so many of us over these 16
Coincidentally, the 16th
anniversary of the Kennedy Center's honoring of Chuck Berry is also in 2016. Click on his
name in the graphic above to view our tribute to him
created in in 2000 in celebration of this event (now
with a very cool video link).
has surely been the most creative outlet of my lifetime and a major part of my life
these last 16 years.
Of course, as your webmaster, I have been most gratified by the reactions received during that time from
hundreds of our classmates, from other Oceanside High School alumni from
classes ranging over a 70-year period (from 1940 to 2009) and from
others, as well. My heartfelt thanks to all of
you who contributed your memories and those who took the
trouble to write.