September 3, 2020
 
Junipero Serra High School Newsletter
Junipero Serra High School believes that students of all faiths and backgrounds deserve an academically challenging, spiritually enriching Catholic college preparatory education that forms them to become generous, responsible citizens and leaders

From Mother Teresa

"....the ocean would be less because of that missing drop."
 
Thank you for drops and more from Jordan Bozer, Bill Tamburrino '64, John Harris '59, Herb Pereyra '59, James Durk '75, 
Steve Grace '64 (below)

John Harris '59  Ron Stark '61, S.W.A.G. members Simone Thompson '12, Siera Thompson '13, Deanna Duncan, '07, Ashley Price '07, Jessica McConico '07, 
Camille Duncan '11 (below) 

DeAsia Nicole Marks '07 and Megan Wright '10  for participating in the 
$80 Match Program.
 
Some more thank you's to Eric and Mina Delange, Mel Jackson '72 MC, Dan '65 and Linda Ryan supporting The Dan and Linda Ryan Theatre Arts Scholarships and Pat Lynch '59.
5001+ Club Members
Steve '68 and Maria Dzida are our newest 5001 + Club Members.

Maria Dzida 
SMA '70

Steve Dizida '68
 
Click here to find out more about the 5001 + Club

Questions? 
Vince Kates' 61
310-324-6675
vbkates@la-serrahs.org
Joe Cormier' 81
As well as being a Serra Alumnus and Director of Advancement, Joe is a part of Serra's Football Tradition (and USC, the Vikings and the Raiders.)
Click here to see his recent interview with Sports Illustrated. 
Mike Cook '60 going strong!
Joe Cormier '81 and a few hundred, maybe thousands of Cavaliers sat in Mike Cook's '60  English Class in the late  '60's, 70's and '80's.  Mike taught English at Serra and remains an important figure in Volleyball in the U.S.
Click here to read about Mike still going strong.
Serra Business Support

Ramona's Mexican Food Products 
13633 S. Western Ave. 
Gardena, CA 90249 
(310) 323-1950 
www.ramonas.com


No matter where you are remember to go online and read our hometown newspaper.


Remember Lomeli's gives a 20% discount when you wear Serra gear.


If you have a teenager ready for driving school head for EZ Will a great supporter of Serra.

Thank you to 

A day at Serra.
"Up in the mornin' and off to school
The teacher is teachin' the Golden Rule"
Chuck Berry '57
 

The school day at Serra begins with Principal Jeff Guzman checking temperatures as teachers enter the faculty parking lot.  
 
While Mr. Guzman is checking temperatures, Serra's superb Maintenance Staff is hard at work keeping the school spotless.

Miguel Soto has been at Serra since 92.
Rudy Gonzalez has been at Serra since 94.











Raymundo Espinosa has been Serra since 03.
Chan Yin has been Serra since 04.

The "Bell to Bell" day starts, the teacher's teach and the students learn.
Richard Jenkins is shown teaching his Health Class.
 
Lindsey Martin is teaching Human Body Systems to Sophomores as part of the Project Lead The Way STEM program.

Haven't heard of a school conducting online learning superior to Serra. 

Results are important. Think you will find it interesting to click here  and see the majors and the schools the Class of 2020 will be attending.
The Schedule.
Above is the front page of the football program from the Serra vs. Mater Dei game at the Santa Ana Bowl on September 20, 1951. The score sheet inside shows Serra scoring 6 in the first quarter and no further scoring by either team. Can Pat Reagan '54 or Carl Bourhenne '54 or ? confirm?

Serra's 1989 State Champions. 

We have received requests about the status of this years football season. The C.I.F. has published the following schedule. Did you know an ALL HAIL! Card also serves as a pass to regular season football games at home? 
 
1/8 7:00PM Garfield at Garfield
1/15 7:00PM  Calabasas at Kretzschmar Stadium
1/22 7:00PM  Long Beach Poly at Veterans Stadium
1/29 7:00PM Carson at Carson
2/5 7:00PM JSerra at Kretzschmar Stadium 

Serra's 2009 State Champions

2/12 7:00PM at Chaminade
2/19 7:00PM Cathedral at Kretzschmar Stadium
2/26 7:00PM at Notre Dame
3/5 7:00PM Bishop Amat
3/12 Alemany at Kretzschmar Stadium

Serra's 2012 State Championship
Think it is complete. List of Serra Alumni who have been Teachers, Administrators or Head Coaches at Serra. 
If you haven't, click here to see the list. 
$80K Match Opportunity
As you may have read in the last newsletter, a Non-Profit has offered Serra a $1.00 for $1.00 Match with a close date for donations of 11/13/20.  
However, if you have donated since August 31, 2019 or donated as a part of the successful ALL HAIL! Campaign, your gift will not be eligible for the Match. Only those who have not helped since August 29, 2019 are eligible for the $1.00 FOR $1.00 Match.
Friends of Serra, Parents and Alumni are ALL eligible.  

Click here for eligibility and use of funds. The funds will be used for Alumni Scholarships (tuition assistance) unless you direct otherwise.

The All HAIL! CARD and Alumni Tile can be part of the match.

Click here to donate and it will be matched. Or send your check to:
Junipero Serra High School 
Attn: Match Gift
14830 Van Ness Ave.
Gardena, CA 90249
Reunions & Events Planning Ahead
1. If it becomes possible, we may schedule an Old Timers/Legends event in the afternoon this fall/winter.  
2. The Great Class of 1980 has moved ahead and scheduled their 40th (41st) reunion on July 24, 2021.  
3. Class of  '70 50th still planning.
4. Cavalier Golf Classic still planning.
Cavalier Code
Cavaliers have faith and integrity.
Cavaliers are humble and accountable.
Cavaliers are scholars who lead and serve.
Cavaliers are soldiers for Christ.
We are Cavaliers.
All Hail!
Sincerely,
Joe Cormier '81
Director of Development