Name Game

The other day a friend asked if I could remember the teachers and administrators I had all throughout school— and to no surprise to me, I can…

I sat down and went year by year and school by school. I’m sure some names are off (in as far as spelling), but these are they.

John Adams Elementary School— Corona, California (1984-90)

  • Mrs. Ulda Revollo, Kindergarten (Mr. John Johnson, Principal)
  • Mrs. Ruth Heineman, 1st grade (Mr. Gene Wuflestad, Principal)
  • Ms. Kris Johnson, 2nd grade (Mr. Gene Wuflestad, Principal)
  • Miss Jean Homer, 3rd grade (Mr. Gene Wuflestad, Principal; Mr. Steve Rachunok, Vice Principal)
    • Mrs. Emily Franz & Mrs. Burke (Reading)
  • Mrs. Barbara Ireys, (1947-1999) 4th grade (Ms. Cindy Schurr, Principal; Mr. Steve Rachunok, Vice Principal)
    • Mrs. June Neptune (Reading)
  • Mrs. Elaine Lopez, 5th grade (Mr. Jason Scott, Principal; Mr. Richard Sutton, Vice Principal)
    • Mrs. Linda Brew (Reading)

Paul Revere Elementary School— Anaheim, California (1990)

  • Mr. George Bolton, 6th grade (Mrs. Patsy Tafolla, Principal; Mrs. Leona Ruble, Vice Principal)
    • Mrs. Reddle, Mr. Sloniger & Mrs. Lyle (Reading)

Alamitos Intermediate— Garden Grove, California (1991-93)

  • 7th grade
    • Mr. Lou Drexel, Principal; Mrs. Barbara Chips, Assistant Principal; Miss Susan Trachsel, Counselor
      • Mrs. Lori Donigan (PE)
      • Ms. Toni Napoli-Pugh (Homeroom)
      • Mr. Hart (Woodshop)
      • Mr. Jon Nellis (Science)
      • Mrs. Billie Weber (English)
      • Mrs. Colleen Bass (English)
      • Mrs. Joan Austin (World History)
      • Mr. Duane Ash (Math)
      • Mrs. Vivian Cutler (Art)
  • 8th grade
    • Mr. Kent Baird, Principal; Mrs. Barbara Chips, Assistant Principal); Miss Susan Real (formerly Trachsel), Counselor
      • Mr. Chuck Baughman (PE)
      • Ms. Toni Napoli-Pugh (Homeroom)
      • Mr. Duane Ash (Math)
      • Mr. Bob Hines (Typing)
      • Mrs. Sharon Wolfe (Foods)
      • Mr. George Malouff (U.S. History)
        (1936-2013)
      • Mr. Wayne Howell (Science)
      • Mrs. Lu Bole (Science)
        (1938-2018)

Sonora High School— La Habra, California (1993-95)

  • 9th grade
    • Mrs. Cindy Ranii, Principal; Dr. Jackie Reedy, Assistant Principal; Mr. Doug Prochaska, Assistant Principal; Mr. Lou Porter, Assistant Principal; Mrs. Crosby, Counselor
      • Mrs. Bev Frannea (English)
      • Mrs. Kath Finch (English)
      • Dr. Jack Hawkins (Homeroom)
      • Mr. Greg Dorris (Summer School- English)
      • Miss. Janele Edlund (World History)
      • Mr. Gary Hunt (Agriculture)
      • Mr. Mike Pergola (Computer Lab)
        (1957-2005)
      • Mr. Cunningham (Math)
      • Mrs. Christine Clark (SS&C1 Science)
      • Mr. Norm Davis (PE)
  • 10th grade
    • Dr. Cindy Ranii, Principal; Dr. Jackie Reedy, Assistant Principal; Mr. Doug Prochaska, Assistant Principal; Mr. Ron Gross, Assistant Principal; Mrs. Crosby, Counselor
      • Mrs. Linda Church (Oral Comm)
      • Ms. Marjorie Blevins (English)
      • Dr. Jack Hawkins (Homeroom)
      • Ms. Diana Ghazal (English)
      • Mr. Gary Hunt (Agriculture)
      • Mr. Leon Louchuer (Math)
      • Coach Reed (Science)
      • Coach Pat Tellers (Science)
      • Coach Murphy (Science)
      • Mr. Norm Davis (Driver’s Ed)
      • Coach Mike Baker (PE)
      • Coach Ginny Clark (PE)
      • Ms. Christine Zubko (Summer School- English)

Rancho Alamitos High School— Garden Grove, California (1995-96)

  • 11th grade
    • Mr. Tom Robins, Principal; Mr. Miguel Vivanco, Assistant Principal; Mr. John Johnson, Assistant Principal (yes—the same as the principal I had back in ’84); Mrs. Gay Chapman, Counselor.
      • Coach Rod Carter (Math)
      • Mr. Robert Smith (Intro to Tech)
      • Coach Russ Caldwell (English)
      • Mrs. Jeanne Matthews (Art)
      • Mr. Ed Surek (Photography)
      • Mr. Paul Shane (U.S. History)
      • Mr. Richard Adams (Science)
  • 12 grade (from Sept-Oct, 1996)
    • Mr. Tom Robins, Principal; Mr. Miguel Vivanco, Assistant Principal; Mr. Shizell*, Assistant Principal; Mrs. Gay Chapman, Counselor.
      • Mr. Jeff Howe (World History)
      • Coach Russ Caldwell (English)
      • Mr. Robert Smith (Plastics)
      • Mrs. Carol Sandro (Keyboarding)
      • Mrs. Laura Dand (Civics)
      • Mr. Richard Adams (Science)

Lake High School— Garden Grove, California (1996-97)

  • 12th grade
    • Mr. Richard Stuelke, Principal; Mr. Gerald Strecker† (1941-2002) Assistant Principal; Mr. August Olim, Counselor
      • Mr. Chris Thom (World History)
      • Mrs. Debra Lowry (Adult Living)
      • Mr. Jack Hanson (Economics)
      • Mr. Salvatore Sciglibaglio a.k.a. Mr. Sal (Civics)
      • Mrs. Julie Neiswonger
      • Mrs. Joan Aspen (English)

since passed away
*never knew the correct spelling— but that’s how it sounds
(list updated, November 2018)

UPDATE: I wrote a follow-up post to this here.

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