PointLomaHigh School Foundation and Alumni Association
eUpdate September 2008
Homecoming is October 24th, 2008!
Alumni, save the date and plan to
join us for the 3rd annual Alumni Homecoming BarBQ.
By reservation ONLY. Campus tours, a
casual BBQ dinner, and the option for reserved seats for the football
the lights at PL. This is a great event and it is much
more fun if you get together a group of classmates. More details
and reservation info coming soon by email!
In this issue:
*Gotta Sing, GottaDance Hall
of Fame Dedication
*PLHS Football update
*Dog Bites - Pointers in the News
*How you can help
*In Memory - Passed Pointers
have been gathering at various locations around Pt Loma for
reunion events. Attendees of Classes of 48, 53, 58, 68, 73 and 83 all report fun reunions.
from Classes of 58 and 73 are posted to a photobucket
account. Contact your reunion chairto get the log in and
Special Congratulations go to:
Class of 58 who celebrated 50 years!
And to Class of 48 who celebrated 60 years!
Many thanks to the hard-working committees
who made their events very special for classmates. This
year chairs made the most of the Alumni
resources we have to offer. Email is the best way we have of
staying in contact with classmates. Please be sure to keep yours
current in the Online directory.
And tell your friends to register (free)
so we can find them. (If they are on classmates.com we may
Go toREUNIONS for
the most current information on your next class reunion event.
back Leslie Rogers (23), a 6-1, 180-pound junior, breaks away for an
82-yard touchdown run in the Pointers' season-opening 29-26 victory over
Monte Vista. Rogers
gained 290 yards in the game. Escorting him is Dallas Campbell (65),
while James Fink (55) and Kevin Cragin (60)
have made their blocks. (Photo by Scott Hopkins, PLHSFAA Communications Director.)
After a 24-7 win over El Capitan last
Friday, the Pointers stand at 2-1 on the young season.
Next up, the Pointers host Mira Mesa in a crucial non-league game.
The Marauders' only loss to date is to state champion Oceanside. For more info on fall
sports, go to: PLHS
website and click on Athletics.
-Pointers in the News
Bennett '76, will give a FREE public talk at
UCSD based on his new book for the general public, Beyond UFOs. The
book discusses the scientific search for life beyond Earth, as well as
touching on issues including the nature of science, the importance of
teaching evolution, global warming, and the possibility that we are
surrounded by a galactic civilization that predates us by millions or
billions of years.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 6:15pm - 7:15
pm. A reception will precede the talk at 5:30, and a book
signing will follow the talk.
Liebow Auditorium, BasicScienceBuilding, School of Medicine, UCSD
Note: it's not necessary to register in advance, but clicking the
registration link will allow you to reserve seats.
How you can help support PLHS and Alumni:
1. eScrip: It costs you
nothing, only takes a moment to sign up, and each
time you shop a contribution goes to PLHSFAA.
For a limited time you could Win
an iPod Shuffle just by signing up for escrip, or letting us sign up for you. Go
to PLHSFAA and click on 'Flyer for iPod
promotion.' (One member kept track during the summer and
discovered that her purchases earned over $250 for
PLHSFAA. Imagine if we have 100 families signed up!)
2.eCycle:The Point Loma High
School Foundation and Alumni Association runs an ongoing
recycling/fundraising program for used cell phones and empty laser/inkjet
printer cartridges. Proceeds from this program fund PLHSFAA's Green Scholarship awarded each year to a
graduating senior student. Please help by donating your used cell phones
and ink cartridges on campus or at locations around Point Loma.
Drop your used cell phones and ink cartridges at: PLHS campus, SD
County Credit Union on Rosecrans, SD National Bank, Carefree Vacations,
Postal Annex on Shelter Island, OB Mainstreet
office, Jungle Java and Bone Appetite on Newport Ave.
3. Buy a Brick:Be a part of campus with
a Pointer Commemorative Brick! The new seat wall on Chatsworth has
a limited number of spaces left.
Become a Member: Individual and Business Memberships
help the PLHSFAA maintain programs that support PLHS activities, Pointer
Priorities, Booster groups, and Alumni resources. Join us!
NEW!!!! Pointer Alumni Logo Apparel
Available on line!
Barbara Carlyle '53
Dennis Williams '61
Mark Helmich '72
Theresa Azavedo Howard '50
Wallace Springstead '37
Priscilla Allen (staff)
Dick Odom '44
Manuel Rebello '58
Pointer, Always a Pointer.
Dollars for Scholars Walk - On October 25th
Dollars for Scholars Walk for Education will take place
at SDSU. Registration is at 8:30am. Walk begins at
10. Proceeds support scholarships and the more particpants
we have the more scholarships to PL students.