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Hailing ii out. Confident Green Dein
cheerleaders watch Red Machine's home-
coming routine. They are anticipating
their turn to "shake" into the spotlight and
once again stun their audience. Good
things come to those who wait.
Free spirit. An objective of the year's pep
rallies was to promote competition among
classes. Aliesha Ave-Lallement entices
each class with her "spirit stick" and raises
the noise level in the stands, proving that
all that glitters is gold.
And Ready To Go
Student life without the
students themselves is
I about as exciting and
interesting as a bowl of
What exactly is student
life? The lives of students?
Student life includes a lot
more than that. But just
what exactly is it? Since you
don't know, you seek the ad-
vice of older, wiser, more
experienced persons, the
editors. They tell you that
it's a good question. Then
they smile. Behind those
smiles lurk the evil slave dri-
vers that will overwork, nag,
and push you relentlessly -
all to meet the deadlines.
"Brainstorm," they say.
"All right, what do students
do with their lives?"
"They go to football
games." you reply.
"No," the wise ones say,
"Sports?" you ask. "Well
how about plays? Students
"No, that's clubs. Drama
(Now we start to get hos-
"Well what about taking
things like the SAT and
"Wait," you interrupt,
"don't say it. Academics,
right?" After getting a big
smile, you finally ask, "So
what does constitute student
"You know," they say,
"that's a good question."
Then they smile. Those
smiles can drive you crazy
- but that's not the point.
So you begin to wonder
how you're supposed to
know what to cover in the
student life section if you
don't even know what it
means. You stare at your
pencil, in hopes that it will
burst forth with some en-
lightening scribble. It fails;
it is too quiet with nobody
scream-about what the
weekend was like. There is
nobody mad at so-and-so
because so-and-so is such an
... It's just too quiet. Final-
ly, a conclusion is reached.
Student life without the stu-
dents themselves is just as
exciting and interesting as a
bowl of oatmeal. Cold oat-
meal, at that. So were you
right the first time? Student
life at BHS is simply the
lives of its students? That
sounds too easy but that's
PEP RALLY P.8
f, auloigrph, pl..a. Crtan Devil cheer-
' J.J ,. M .r ..i P .*.i.e acknowledges
her admirers after a well-received pep ral-
Gotcha! After failing to hit Patricia
Alaniz from a distance. Craig Pearson
broke the rules, and got her at close
range. That really hit the spot!
Stepping long may seem like a short cut
towards the end, but sophomore President
Frank Wesitgate. discovers that the 3-
legged race is always a "trip".
Leading the pack. The sophomore repre-
sentative, Katie Scars carefully walks her
way to a victory
Pepping Up For
"WE have a pep rally today? During
sixth?" Yes, we sure do. Or did. The Jambo-
ree pep rally was held on Friday, August 31.
The sun was hot, the cheerleaders were ready,
and were leaving the sophomores a little
dazed. The natives were getting restless.
Sack races for the students and teachers,
lemon walks, three-legged races, class waves
... Everyone was afraid they'd find them-
S selves suddenly volunteered and out on the
field. In their element, Seniors were relaxed-
they had been there before. A wave? No
problem. Out to score points, juniors
screamed, yelled, and waved. Still dazed,
sophomores seemed lost. A hocking voice of
doom came from nowhere with a reprimand. t
S "Sophomores, this is NOT junior high any- s
more! You are in the big leagues now. Let's
get with it here ... I want to see a wave!"
The voice commands sophomores obey.
"Better ... but NOT good enough!" Oh,
Really? Torture? Well, the teachers were
not immune. Sack race. Three "volunteered"
teachers went head to head.
"Come on Mr. Cowley! Go!" The crowd
roared. Always a crowd pleaser, Mr. Cowley
steadily hippitty hopped along.
The race finished. The people stopped yell-
ng. OK, time to go home. What had this pep
rally accomplished? People were exhausted,
messy and sweaty .. but motivated. As the
crowd dissipated ... there was hope. Hope
hat your favorite team would win and maybe
ome hope that these people would all show
up at the actual game. Lots of hope. And so
he Jamboree pep rally kicked off the football
Barely awake on Monday
morning, you peer at the sign near
your locker. What is this? Beach
day? Hat and tie day? Hippie
day? THEME DAY? You don't
even know what your theme is yet!
Wait a minute. This is for Home-
coming isn't it?
Looking into a showcase you
see an aluminum foil covered
bridge and a map of Panama. Ah
... junior theme. "My Name Is
Exploring a little further down
the hallway, you discover palm
fronds falling from the ceiling.
They look dangerous. Looking
into the showcase, you find more
decaying plant life and a broken
sign reading "Welcome to the
Jungle"-the sophomore theme.
Well, they got that right! Trying
to keep ahead of the spirit game is
not as easy as it seems. Ok, so
what's the seniors' theme?
There is a mini bohio protrud-
ing from a case! Closer inspection
reveals a hammock and Barbies
playing volleyball in the sand with
giant flamingos. Obviously, the
seniors' theme has something to
do with the beach.
Feeling good about your pow-
ers of perception and observation,
you wander along. Coming back
the next day, most people are
draped in towels to cover their
bathing suits. (Hmm ... lots of
sunglasses. Good idea. You can't
do work if you can't see.)
Wednesday arrives-most people
are in hats and ties. One person
forgot the hat, but made up for it
by wearing ten ties. My, how am-
bitious. (You can't work if you
Thursday brings long-haired
weirdoes out of those old boxes in
closets. Hippies. Peace signs. Tie-
dye. Groovy. Funny jeans ... oh
my gosh! They are actually
straight-legged! (Wigs. Good
idea. You can't work if your hair
blocks your eyesight and when
you breathe it goes in your nose.
Hey! Watch it! You're shedding!)
By Friday, when theme day
rolls around, and seniors are in
bathing suits once again, juniors
in "My Name Is Panama" t-
shirts, and sophomore in ...
whatever they are in, the school is
too distracted to do anything.
You can feel it in the atmosphere.
So when the pep rally finally hap-
pens, people are screaming for no
Welcome to the Jungle. The sophomores
have succeeded in bringing the outside in,
but whether or not they can take it back
out, is another story.
"What's this thing with the fingers?"
Heidi Casperson whispers. "I have no
idea," answers Karl Marohl. "Smile."
.And Pep Rally
Tasty. Alix Puech gets more than just a sample of the
flavor of the month during the Homecoming pep rally's
pie-throwing contest. (She actually volunteered for this!)
"Oh, man ..." breathes every male creature
in the stadium as the cheerleaders wiggle their
stuff. Here we are once again, Friday, Novem-
ber 9, at another pep rally; only this time it's for
Homecoming and everyone is going all out!
"Ready ... set ... GO!" Pies go flying and
land smack in your face! But the pie goes well
with the egg shampoo job you got catching eggs
from three feet above you into a dinky cup in
your mouth. Next, you blow your heart out try-
ing to unearth the coin some malicious person
has buried in a mound of flour. When the con-
test is over, your ally, sympathizing with you
over your messy appearance, decides to add to
your new fashion statement by dumping the re-
maining flour onto your shirt. Mom will never
do your laundry for you again.
Besides wondering what other food will be
converted into weapons against sanity, the
crowd watches the new routines the cheer-
leaders have devised to boost out morale
through the use of standard cheerleader stuff
like pom-poms, cart-wheels, and lungs of steel.
Will this ever end?
The answer yet remains to be seen in the on-
going and forever continuing saga of life at
Destination unknown. With great skill, Nayat Martinez
cracks her egg, and aims. Although the egg landed in the
cup, one question still remains: what was she actually
aiming for? Was it the cup, or Aaron Izbicki?
Senior princesses: Mary Nelson (left) and Jenny Sweeney
(right) Senior princes: Abdul Dunn (left) and Brian Wood
Homecoming King and Queen: Roy Pinzon and Eileen Making all the right moves. John Zornes and Cenira
da Pena share a joyous moment. Lopez wiggle it at Homecoming '90.
A frantic phone call is made.
"He said he'd be here at five! He's not!
Maybe he's dead!"
"Sheila? I thought you were going to the
"Jon's dead. Jon is not dead. Jon is dead. I
don't look good in black."
"You are going to the Homecoming dance
with Jon. He is not dead."
"Oh great. He stood me up. I'm dead. I'm
not dead ... HE'S dead!"
"I've been twisting the sequins on my dress
for days trying to line them up. And now I
won't even get to go."
"Sheila! What's your problem?"
"What? Hmm? Oh listen, you're going to
have to let me go now ... Jon's here. I'll see
"ME let YOU go! What ..."'Click' (It
was 5:04 p.m.)
The place was the PCC auditorium. The
event was the Homecoming dance on No-
vember 10, 1990. The theme was Midnight
Masquerade, and the masks on the wall
proved it. It was the best of times ... it was
the worst of times. Worst? Never! Just ask
anyone why they wanted to go in the first
place. Although Homecoming represented
the end of the football season. It also repre-
sented fresh starts and the first formal dance
of the year. It was where you went to meet up
with your friends, and it was a great place to
spend a Saturday night. And what actually
happened? The Homecoming court was
crowned while tears were shed, and the night
was danced away in festive glee.
"Why did the chicken cross the road?" Attempting to That's what it's all about. Put your left foot in, put your
amuse Eric Holland and Phaedra Ave-Lallemant. Jenny left foot out then you do the hokey pokey OK,
Navarro cracks a joke Too bad Robert Meyers ruined it Abdul?
by abruptly blurting out the punch line.
Junior princesses: Mayra Nieves (left) and Allison Huff
S', righth t)r Junior princes: Jimmy Oakley (left) and Shawn
Sophomore princesses: Saray Dunn (left) and Jackie
Thompson (right) Sophomore princes: Miguel Cedeno
(left) and Eric Diaz (right)
"Say the majic word and win a prize." Groucho Marx,
usually disguised as Aaron lzbicki, just passing through!
Barefoot and "pregnant." Michelle Hayden and Melissa
Bowman give the career center a "homey" touch.
Friends. You seem to be able to find all
kinds at BHS, ranging from the simply
strange to the really, really weird. They are
pretty easy to spot. Just find two people jab-
bering away at mock speed over nothing that
seems important to anyone but themselves,
and you'd be safe in assuming that they're
Everyone seems to need someone to con-
fide in, or at least fight with, or yell at. Little
brothers and sisters don't seem to cut it, so
friends were created. "Hey, you scumbag!
... from the simply
strange to the really,
really weird ...
Kickin' back. Peter Pedersen and Gabriel
Mendez take time for a break to lounge
around at the parking lot and discuss plans
for the weekend.
Give me that!" At first glance, it seems like a
potential fight between enemies, but in reali-
ty, it is a form of greeting between two part-
ners in a long standing friendship.
Someone once said, "You should measure
a man's worth not by how much he has, but
by how many lives he has influenced." So
take a look at the person standing next to you.
How much would you say he's worth? More
than you bargained for? Maybe you should
tell him that; it might make his day.
Putting the trash in it's place. Lisa Palm, Cooling ofi Kristin Braaten. Ashley
Monica Rios and Michelle Hayden threat- Gann, Rashell Carson, and Ann McCon-
en Eileen de Pena. Sometimes friendly nell splash each other as they take a dip in
quarrels can get a little bit out of hand. the Goethals "pool." It looks like Ann got
the shorter end of the stick.
Cupid Waves Goodbye
Valentine's day brought red roses and
sweet, whispered, little nothings (for those in
love), and candygrams with Hershey's kisses
(for the rest of us.)
Teachers tallied up people who were
decked out in the colors of the season (red,
pink, and white) at the request of those peo-
ple who think up things for us to do for class
People crawled in and out of display cases,
hanging hearts and balloons in honor of the
A computer dating service sprang from the
depths of the minds of the computer club -
results guaranteed! No longer would you
spend all your time wondering why dough-
nuts have holes!
Candygrams were bought up and sent out
to make the day of that special someone.
As Cupid waved goodbye, after another
year's hard work, and we cheerfully saw him
off, Valentine's Day drew to a close leaving
behind happy couples and a trail of lonely
Thank you! A happy Natalie Watkins thanks Ricky
Szymanski for the Valentine attentions.
The better half. Wendy Lawson poses by part of a big
heart hoping someone will bring the rest.
Bravo! Ana Bowler gives Julie Leitner's work of art a
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And the winner is ... The juniors' display case came
No, we don't get paid for doing this! Maria Ascano and
Teresa Rand go around "candygramming."
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Mmm! Marcia Garcia and Jason Santos simply just
adore Valentine's Day!
It's not just for couples. Domiciano Broce and Rosadely
Malave share a friendly moment.
Winter formal court: (from left to right)
Iliana Rodriguez, Robert Meyers, Anick
Buval, and Elver Renfro.
Doing their duty, Carrie Gibbs and Karen
Shadeck buy their dates boutonnieres.
Flower exchange for formals is a "must."
Pull up a chair. Getting help from below,
Monica Rios prepares to hide every hint of
Curundu Junior High with paper.
With the scent of evergreens in the
air, (hey, are you sure a corsage is
supposed to smell like that?) the spirit
of Christmas, if not exactly winter,
settled over the hearts and minds of
the students of BHS, as they got
ready for Winter Formal, December
Simply getting ready was a monu-
mental task. Students seemed to be
all over the place as the tinsel was
hung. Shiny ribbons wound them-
selves around everything up to the
ceiling, and the miles of tape and glue
could have been enough to build an-
other Bridge of Americas!
Hey! It's not over yet! Quick! Get
those dresses cleaned along with the
tuxedoes! Get the flowers, get the
haircut you'd been putting off, get
your shoes shined, get the car in gear,
'Twas the day of Winter Formal. Jennifer
Brewer hangs tinsel by the entrance with
care, in hopes that a great crowd soon
would be there.
and don't forget your date!
Once there, the happy mood domi-
nated. And why not? In three days,
the mid-year break would start, the
new year was just around the corner,
and as you smiled self-conciously for
your picture, you smugly reflected
that the presents had been stacking
up just screaming for an owner to
In the meantime, you tugged at your
hair, wondering if you looked geeky,
and thought about all the good times -
surely not bad! 1990 had brought.
You watched your friends, who had
endured the year by your side. You
smiled inwardly; they looked funny all
dressed up. Almost ... well, geeky.
But who cared? They were beautiful
anyway, and it made such a nice pic-
Winter Formal court: (left to right) Maria
Ryan, Luis Ellis, Melissa Bowman, Mi-
chael Banasick, Queen Monica Rios, King
FA FAI Bright lights,
A FA1I Fun games.
Gue what I want to be when I grow up? Doug Strong
lives up to his childhood dreams.
Killing time. Shondola Dawkins and Russ Evans wait in
line to see what's at the end of it-maybe it's a ride!
% hai comes once a sear and brings bright
lights, good smells. fun games. and some
bumps and bruises' The CF.A 'air
This year the 'air came on the 14th nd
slated until the Ii8h of Februar) It uas
where ,ou went it get ,oursell dizz2 on the
swings, and bruise )oureelf on the Bomber.
J ou whizzed around in bumper cars, nailing
as many people a; 'ou could. and stulled
oursell with junk 1ou met up with Irends,
and turned oi.urseles louie in a uwack', '.rld
where an)ihing could happen
Saiching Irum one l.1 ot tihe other. ou
were waiting in line ,,hen a ,ioc came out of
"I ust threw up in that other ride I hope
thil one doesn't get me sick
'otu slo ly turned around tl be Ifced by a
person Ahom ,ou hJd never set eyes con be-
lore iou glanced at him with i lunn look.
\ j; he talking t ,ou 'Vol uncerl3anl\ man-
aged a weak "Hi
He begin selling sou some 'etn peculijr
thing,. like h,:-" he thri., dart: at dogs i But
the lact Thal \i..ur friend eerrned it. krnoi him
,j comforting E'erlthing wenL along fine
until ',ur friend lahispered "\ l h is this
gu,'" Alarm bell started ringing wildly nn
Thinking of your personal safety, you let
him get on the Bomber first, and then quickly
took a seat as far away from him as possible.
You dreaded the worst. It happened. Spin-
ning around wildly, the guy next to you
clutched your thigh like he would never let
go. Suddenly, all the people on the ride began
to seem weird. You had to get off. Just then
you fell out of your seat and Conan the Bar-
barian ended up on top of you. Limping back,
you wearily sat down again hoping for the
nightmare to end. Miraculously, it did.
Later, trying to forget about the ride, you
and your friend staggered off in search of
something to eat. Just as you took a refresh-
ing gulf of your soda you heart a voice say,
You choked on some ice cubes and scram-
bled away as fast as your legs could carry
you. Nobody had warned you about the psy-
chopaths around here!
Trying to get home, you had the feeling
you were being followed. Having some odd
hallucinations of imminent danger, you ran
the rest of the way even faster, and upon
reaching home, barricaded the door.
Your mom wildly looked up. "How was the
RIDE II KEl
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Excuse me r can I get tickets here? Phaedra Ave-
Lallemant asks a tentative question.
When does it start? Shawn Fitzgerald and Kevin Keiser
impatiently twirl in their seats.
Step right up! Ronni Green tries to lure the passersby
into trying their hand at the basket toss. A few school
organizations took advantage of the fair for fund raising
Battle of the hands. Leading Tempest, Evan Rodaniche
and Walter Crouch play for the hyped up crowd and land
The annual Spanish Club event "Carnava-
lito" was held in conjunction with the French
Club's "Mardi Gras" at PCC auditorium on
February 23, 1991.
As the night began, the Spanish Club court
had a dance recital with the dancers in typi-
cal Panamanian costumes. The queen, Iliana
Rodriguez, and her escort performed "El
Punto" after which she was crowned by the
former queen, Carmen Ortiz. In her accep-
tance speech, she assigned each member of
her court a specific duty in her "kingdom."
The French Club then gave a speech about
the origins of Mardi Gras, and how it is cele-
brated. Door prizes were given out to the
winners. Some members of the French Club
had a kind of parade where the Mardi Gras
spirit shone through.
Costume prizes were taken away by Melis-
sa Bowman, who donned fruit on her head,
and Michelle Hayden, who came as a belly
With the music provided by the DJ "Any-
way," the night was danced away in a delight-
A royal case. Queen Iliana Rodriguez bestows her regal
smile to all her subjects.
"What comes next?" Alix Puech whispers in panic to
escort, Eric Paredes.
SORRY. We regret that there are no pictures of mardi
gras, but none were available.
Left to Right: Eric Paredes, Ricardo Serrano, Jaime Step. glide, step. The Carnaaliio court makes all il
Oakley, Ivan Rodriguez-Mesa, Lorenzo Rivera, Alix motes
Puech, Monica Rios, Iliana Rodriguez-Mesa, Lisa Palm.
"Mm A MdN soft
Where's my escort? Lisa Palm gets a disquieting feeling
that she's all alone.
Something funny? Monica Rios seems to be thinking of
things other than just dancing.
BAM! Oh, great! Now I'm going to
have a headache for the rest of the
day and it's all the fault of those soph-
omores fooling around with that
plaque! I mean, it's pretty silly to be
trying to push each other to step on it.
And that one guy who probably has
no coordination whatsoever, instead
of jumping over it, goes careening
down the hallway, and after rebound-
ing off the bulletin board goes right
for me! Like I said, today's going to
be just a wonderful day. It's a dog's
It seems like yesterday when that
kid decided my blank stare bothered
him, and he whipped out his trusty
ballpoint pen, and scratched some pu-
pils in for me. He didn't even have the
decency to give me round pupils. He
just gave me little slits .. like a-oh
goodness!-like a CAT! .
You might think it gets kind of bor-
ing just sitting-actually STAND-
ING-here next to the main office, but
I don't mind until one of those days
occurs. I hate the days when people
hang on me, and leave the remains of
their empanadas, or when they just
walk by and stick out their tongues
thinking, "Oh, what a dumb dog."
Well, I AM your mascot. I Do watch
over Balboa High School and the stu-
dents, and I AM here for you even "
though you think it's stupid to talk to
a dog. There are a few people out
there who pet me occasionally. "Oh,
how stupid!" That's what YOU'RE
thinking! Well, those people under-
stand that being Balboa's bulldog is
more than just some stand-up routine,
and that I love them dearly. That is
what makes my job worthwhile.
Now come to think of it, this is
some job! I don't think I do anything,
other than watch people. Maybe
that's why I don't get a paycheck. :
Think I should take it up with the
Victories and defeats, games and
practices, all were part of sports. To
some, school would not be school
without the numerous athletic oppor-
tunities offered throughout the year.
To those involved in athletics, the
school day did not end at 2:30 pm.
Hours were spent training and work-
ing out after school.
Each season saw injuries; during
football season, two players were out
with collar bone fractures, and sever-
al cheerleaders with knee injuries.
An ultimate honor given to out-
Over the Top. Chad Callahan "gets some air" as he
goes for what looks like an easy dunk.
standing players was the title "all-
isthmian". Sports had both rewards
and drawbacks, but in retrospect, the
rewards were worth it all.
Being involved in athletics, either
as a player or a coach, enriched one's
involvement with the school. Sports
did more than foster a healthy life-
style. Athletic involvement in high
school made a student more well-
rounded, promoted self-discipline,
and for many, provided an important
sense of belonging (to the team.)
Trademark. Green Devil cheerleaders demonstrate their
original "shake it" maneuver. This contagious move be-
came a dancing trend among guys and girls alike.
First Aid. Bulldog. Delia Solis doctors her injured toe.
Soccer, like all contact sports, provokes injuries.
BASKETBALL P. 38
TRACK P. 42
BOYS' TENNIS P. 36
The Cayuco Race is an event
that occurs annually and is one
that requires a great amount of
endurance, commitment, and
time. The race is a very unique
experience because this is the only
place in the world where you have
a chance to paddle in wooden
"logs" down a world waterway.
When you mention it to somebody
who lives out of Panama, you usu-
ally get a look of disbelief and a
sarcastic, "What?". It is definite-
ly agreed that the cayuco race in
an incomparable event.
For those of you who are not
aware of what the Cayuco Race
is, it is a three-day race from the
Atlantic side of the isthmus to the
Pacific side. During these three
days, the paddlers paddle fifty to
fifty-five mile from ocean to
ocean. The first stretch is the
shortest one of the race. It con-
sists of paddling from Cristobal to
the Gatun Locks. The second
stretch includes paddling the
treacherous and wearying Gatun
Lake. This stretch of the race
takes about three and a half to
four hours for an average cayuco.
The third stretch includes pad-
dling from the Dredging Division
in Gamboa, through Galliard Cut,
and up to the Diablo Spinning
Club, passing through the Pedro
Miguel and Miraflores Locks.
These "logs" take a lot of time
to prepare for the grueling and
exciting race. The paddlers begin
to practice many months before
the race and devote much of their
time to their cayuco. To prepare
themselves for the exhausting
race, the crews practice everyday
after school at Diablo and Gam-
The Cayuco Race is an activity
that you should take advantage of
while you are here in Panama. It
is an experience that is challeng-
ing and definitely a good way to
keep in shape.
Misconception and High Anxiety. The
Misconception crew; Craig Meyer, Tom
Ellis, Eric Diaz, and Lee Gibson battle for Chaos. The crew: Bryan Kemp, Carlos
second place in the Regatta against the Quintero, Kevin Keiser, and Doug Strong
High Anxiety dBrian Dugan, Luis Diaz. prepare t turn the point and paddle up
Mike Wing, and Johnny Thompson. the Canal
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Dear Dick. Stephanie Helin paddles as
Katie Goodwin "draws" to turn a corner.
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But when the crucial catch was made, or
the winning touchdown was scored, there
was a buzz of excitement as the person
who did well was recognized. Throughout
the season, members of the football teams
showed how determined they were to suc-
ceed and help their teams win.
This year, the football program saw
quite a few changes. In the past, the play-
ers that didn't play first or second string
barely ever stepped onto the field to play.
This year, however, these players had the
chance during Thursday scrimages. The
capabilities of many outstanding rookies
compensated for the shortage of returners
and the unfortunate loss of ineligible vet-
The football players, this season, had a
lot of support from their cheerleaders,
their booster clubs, and their managers,
But everyone knows that the managers
were more than just a support group. They
kept the players bandaged, doctored, and
fed. And if there was a manager in the
house, you'd never find a thirsty player
with broken equipment. Needless to say,
the managers were a definite asset to each
The first confrontation between the
teams took place at Cristobal with the an-
nual football Jamboree. After the parade
of princesses, (Rashell Carson. Green
Devils; Melissa Winford, Red Machine;
Leanne Thrift. Cougars; Caroline Hinkle,
Bulldogs) the games began. The champion
team of the Jamboree was decided in the
final game, as the Cougars prevailed.
Green came in close behind taking second
Though the Cougars pretty much domi-
nated the rest of the season, they came
very close to losing a couple of games.
Ironically, these games were those that
staged them against the Green Devils, a
team that never did break its losing streak.
The Curundu Cougars finished the season
with a perfect record of 8 wins and no
losses. The Balboa Bulldogs came in sec-
ond with 5 wins and 3 losses. Red Machine
came in third with I win, 6 losses, and I tie
(an improvement from last year's 0-8).
And the PCC Green Devils finished fourth
after no wins, 7 losses, and I tie.
Down set Buldog's quarterback r The three amigos. The right side of the
Down, set ... Bulldog's quarterback Eric Cougars' massive offensive line prepares
Holland is about to give the signal for his itself to fire out against the PCC Green
line to block for him. Devils
Snap out of it! Red Machine player, John
Haning watches in astonishment as his team
fumbles the ball near the endzone.
Cougar Football (First Row) M. Garcia. B. Ritchie, E. Hatchett, L Tremblay, I.
Garrido, M, Nelson, L. Reilly. (Second Row) R. Szymanski, J Jemmott. M. Tremblay,
R Waller, C. Buval. R. Reyes. S. McKenzie, A. Cotto-Pcrez, R Garcia, R. George
(Third Row) F. Bales, J Santos, L. Vonhollcn, S Donnelly, R Salazar, C. Fishbough
M. Love. B, McCoy, E. Whitt, J. Puryear, (Fourth Row) J Naum. B. Donnelly. A
Dunn,S. Conway, K. Gray,S E C ....i .,-,. I i.,.c i uFiii r. iFifth Row) A. Santos,
M. Morgan, J. Tipton, E. St,,i ird H.. i,,.., ,.M ..n.. '.lorl on. H. Nicholls, I.
Bulldog Football (First Row) L. Hunt, E. Holland. J. Beattie, B. Hardsaw, R. Morr
Meyer, L Ellis. J. Zornes. C. Lopez. (Second Row) E. Diaz, O Ortega, R. Niev
Zornes. B. Hardsaw. T. Ellis, G. Coorigan, L. Watkins. (Third Row) B Lugo, B. K
J Berman, K Keiser, S. Betrisey. J. Kirksey, S. Tweed, R. Gonzalez (Fourth Ro,
Williams, V Martinez, R. Martinez. R Estupinian. B. Swenty, E, Wiatt. A Ch
(Fifth Row) T. Ellis. P. Lincoln, C. Isbell. F. Herrera. D. Donoho, A. Mathene
fIbill IF..-i Ro1- H. led I I[;Zk. J eg.. M Ian V a U .. D
Cr Cook. M Bill. I V.il.fmird k Braiiler. Sec'..l R....i L Hu-lw', D
Y kc.ser. MI Dr ckriajr Mh as i l,,t.e I CI.Ireii..r L .'.'i, I v. I
1-duio B S'.,.u G.oc.n ITthrd Ri.. R C,.r... B kad I l( o.-F.
Quir.n P Meoods R Mjarnimn P Hui..I Hidlr. i S.re.-r iFourFh
-'lConncil. M Bi,.-a,.k K Sle.l B Rog,, R es r R E.r.- P M Irs,,.
Red Machine Football (First Row) C. Cobham, R.'& C.,-.i uh, G Bac.,i R G..ri,
S. Fitzgerald, M. Veno, R. Groom, C. Chastain, V. r .p..,. R ;.,ari.c iScr ic. R.-i
N. Martinez, 1. Rodriguez, J. Carrion, J. Rodrigue.: F ReiTut H T-..J, M Blr.0h.
weil. B. Archibold. M. Charles, R. Pinzon, L. Oakle. R Oil.,n D Ligerl MV Hniold
L. McConaughey, B. Fahy. (Third Row) P Grimison. A. Burns, C. Thompson. V.
Hopkins, K. Goodwin, C. Quintero, D. Cantu, C. Hovan, D. Cahamas, W. Gri... I
Haning. F Ender, A. Bowler. 0. Saley, E. Pcrez. J. Oakley, K. Barnes, S. Hel,.. N
Twohy. P Snell, J. Sweency. R. Dahlstrom.
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You're dogging it. Red Machine coach
Bill Fahy gives his team last minute
instructions before the Jamboree begins.
Love Pat. Cougar, Jermaine Puryear con.
gratulates his teammate, Bob Donnelly
after a good play.
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Let's Get Fired Up
Behind every football team
were its fans. its Iriends. and iti
support group And its cheer-
leader, were all of the abose
Following Thursday practices
were team pep rallies, during
which the cheerleaders would
share a couple cheers and plenty
of food lth the gu.i The squads
also had Thursdays re,ersed lor
punling signs and run-through
Friday)s ere game ds., and
lime for the girls to do something
nice for. or gile something nice
Io. the gu;s on the team Popular
items were n1lcers. candy. and
Rah' i...n Hull ,nd t ii JLm .. V l.,.
in.p.l Iht r. *d i I ..--If 1.r ir, iulIJi'.g.
'lshe' for good luck And iinallh
on Frtdas the girls. fulfilling
their original purpose, became the
guy)' number one plans and en.
courage the crowd to share in
Shemi Jicha. Green Decil co-
captain. 'sad. "It'' funny how iou
Can be total itranger, in the be-
ginning. when ou find out Ahio'
on ,our squad and be so l,,e
when the .eaon ends Spending
,o man\ hour, together. at games
and at practice. almon t endured
conflicts within the quad< But
the relationship, that Ihe girls de
%eloped always, kept them work-
ing ad a team. eten Ihrough those
SalkinR like r plrtan-. GJa Mlh..ic
Th,.rr.,l I : r,d i '..N: r. r r.1.rT.
Ihc.r I,,,T.,:. ,- inn .Jjnra f jul'r.
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H ...k l 1 r.h,-. r \. Hull
C(ouars (.cft) M Renfro. Y Camacho, A. Gann. (Right) N Nieves. E Stan
D)unn. R Wi lf.
ickwise) J Navarro. S Jicha. M Pearce. P Ave-l.allcmant, M Samuel'. I
S Oakley. C Ford
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Charging on down the court were
the girls Varsity basketball teams.
The players on the starting line-ups
were always planning strategies for
their next move. Their improvement
and determination were unstoppable.
What the majority of the girls lacked
in size and height, they made up for in
hard work and lots of hustle. The girls
were bound and determined to do
their best, and they most definitely
exhibited their skill and determina-
Dominating the Pacific area teams,
the Bulldogs received the second
place title of the 1991 season. The
Green Devils were tough competition,
and proved it with their third place
win. Although Red Machine did not
have as great a season as they had
hoped for, they did show some great
skill. The Curundu Cougars were the
underdogs of the season. Although
they did not place well, they did give
it their best "shot."
Catch it! A Cougar player prepares herself
to receive a key pass.
Make that point! Under tremendous pres-
sure, Izatel Manning gives it her best
Hustle! Alcisha Ave-Lallemant and Shan-
non Lord show one of their strong points -
Bulldso F.r.R F R 1 L -. I lN.a dq. ra aI o' ra l.. ,' u',.. t ., t. k ll .. ' rstRow) M Womble.G. Hattabaugh, R Tutzaer,J Hauser, Y Muse (Fir
R I -..r I LI ,.,. ....r: I r ..,. l., ..r. tS..,,,, L ,k. I r., H. e k a, ,,F L .k..: 1 ., ,l I Ave-Lallem ant. A. Puech, H Mendenhall. A. Ernest. H Clary, L Barrer
st Red Machine (First Row) M. Caton, V. Spratling. A Gundin L. Rojas. C Helm. D
a. Eastham (Second Row) Coach Luis. A. Longacre. I. Manning. M Hayden. L. Flores.
Y. Santamari. Coach luis. T Hall,
To The Limit
The players energetically gave
everything their best shot.
Teamwork was a very impor-
tant concept when playing sports.
It was a cooperative effort by a
group of persons acting together
for a common goal. Basketball
was a difficult sport, and the
teams had to work hard to win
their games. The players always
played with energy and gave ev-
erything their best shot; they also
had the opportunity to learn and
improve their skills.
The coaches were a driving
force in the lives of the team
members. They spent hours of
time on the court, teaching, train-
ing, and coaching the aspiring,
The boys Varsity Basketball
teams "shot" into the 90-91 sea-
son with extra spirit and enthusi-
asm since this sport was also cut
short last year. The Bulldogs, per-
haps displaing the most team-
work, linihed the ecaon with a 7
and I record. The PCC Green
Devils, who won the pre-season
tournament, finished close in sec-
ond with a record of 6 and 2. Cou-
gars and Red placed 3rd and 4th,
but that doesn't mean they didn't
"I've got ir-"No, I've got it!" Red Ma-
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Pr..-ul'..n II.,r. f. ..'.... h...j .; 11 Wow! Ci, .r.; m r;.. ... l..ghi Chad
ch ig r. ..,) r .. r iL..li \.,-.*'.] C allah ,. r. .. ,.pi, Ie ...i..I .1 Ir' ball
executes a free throw as he lays it up.
Bulldogs J Benjamin. T Blanks. A. Bowler. M Cedeno. P Cotto-Percer. I Da.wkins. B Cougars F Adams. W Amedee. C Ballesteros. G r Barber, H. Davis, V Dunt
Hardsaw. J. Husband. E. Jones. D, Morton, M. Slaven, I Van Iloordc. F Williams. Feliu, B
Coach Quinn Hardsaw. M Herrera. W. Leggett. J Price, R Valdez Hernander. E. Von I
hine M. Austin. A. Baird. P Beard. D Brooks. G Cooksey, I '. .. .- ii Green D)evils I Cairo. C C(ollier. A Diaz. W George, E. Herrera, P Hurst. J. Jemmott.
R Gonzale, T Johnson. C King, R Morris. II Nicholls. C. l I. ii P.. 'r R Mokillo. C Morris, J Puryear, J, Riley, S Scott. M. Torres. B Wood, J. Zornes,
Coach Chen. Coach Moffitt
Over The Top
BHS Overpowered Its Competition.
Clearance. Michio demonstrates perfect form as he clears
his opponent's height. The high jump was one of the popular
field events that JV and Varsity competed in.
Exertion. David Fisher puts all his strength behind the
discus gaining some points for his team.
Track Team (First Row) C. Helm, C. Eekerle. K. Eckerle, Y. Muse, R. Berger, S. Betrisey. (Second Row) S Lord, S
Dawkins, N. Robinson. N. Henderson, A. White. A. Gomez, K. J-Clark, A, Graham, Mr Waugh. (Third Row) A.
Howard, C. Bennett, A. Ramsey, S. Fitzgerald, C. Febus, M Watanabe, F. Chauvin. (Fourth Row) A. Richards J.
Henderson. K. Keiser, E. Howell, C. Callahan, C. Morris. M Dyer, T. Loyd.
lump' Fr,,'C ,: U ul lrer...r. I r, I r ".. I.r
l.' nr-0 ,, .- -i. i t.
Faster Caroline! Trying to beat her opp
nent. Red Machine player. Caroine Hi
kle. races after the ball
Bulldogs (Top L to R) M. Garcia, T. Chen, D. Solis, T. Hall, B. Walsh, J. Valencia, R.
Nessler, A. Tartaglia, J. Sanchez, K. Kelly, Coach Cowley, (Bottom L to R) M. Ruiz, M.
Webb, G. Ilattabaugh, C. Wilde, E. Gordon, V. Esposito, N. Watanabe.
3': .. .
Red Machine (Top L to R) I. Manning, J. Church, P. Snell, C. Hinkle, R. Bottin.
Gomez, Coach O'Brien, (Middle L to R) I. Cantu, M. Winford, J. Sweeney, L. Saswo M
Quezada, (Bottom L to R) J. Hauser, M. Lewis, F. Navarro, N. Navarro, M. AscanC
Ouch! Rachel Bottin plays defense, stop-
ping a Tiger drive.
Doesn't that hurt? A Bulldog player "at-
tempts" to get control of the ball.
Complaining of bruises shins,
sore muscles, and the heat of dry
season, BHS's girls' soccer teams
ran out onto the field, and per-
formed at their peak. When the
players reached a desirable skills
level, they were ready to endure
the challenging season yet to
Dribbling. Bulldog, Gladys Hattabaugh,
gets ready to center the ball to an open
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Of BHS's two teams, Red Ma-
chine was more successful with
two losses, three wins, and three
ties, as opposed to the Bulldogs
with zero wins, six losses, and two
In the finale,
Match Point slipped passed
Everyone involved with the varsity
tennis league this year was anxious to
get the season underway, and managed
to get the spirit up again, even after a
short 89-90. The rain, which took its
toll on a few early games, caused a
small delay, but didn't dampen the am-
bition of the four teams and their play-
Although there were a few upsets as
the season progressed, many games
were decided by just one match.
The championship of the 1990-91
season boiled down to one final con-
frontation between the Green Devils
and the Red Machine. In the finale,
Green barely slipped past Red with a 5
to 4 victory, and took the title.
Red Machine player, Carlos Quin-
tero said, "I'm sure everyone looks for-
ward to seeing another very exciting
tennis season next year."
Don't bite your tongue! Bulldog. Eric Holland It's not going to bite. Cougar. Robbie Garcia
serves an ace in his match against the Tigers. "carefully" hits a forehand while playing against
the Green Devils.
Where's your arm? Two year veteran Red Machine player,
Carlos Quintero delivers a pounding serve while playing Green
Devils' number two player
Bulldogs R. Garrido, J. Henriquer. E Holland, A. Leeb S. McGuinness. J. Naum. R. Cougar E. Barker, B. Bauer, B. Crusoe, M. Erroz, G. Fernandez, W. Fernand ,
Nolan, P. Norman, K. Parsons. W. Perigault. E. Samaniego. D. Strong, M. Sweeney, J. Garcia. S. Golembiewski. C. Hovan. B. Peterson. C. Ruiz. K. Sakon. R Sams .
Williford, J. Wilson, Coach Fahy. Stevens, F Westgate, J Westgate, Coach Schulte.
S Devils D. Bailey, R. Chan. T. Cooksey, E. Dame. A. De La Guardia. 1. Dillon, G Red Machine C Bohensky. M. Bleichwehl, D. Brown. J. Carter. J. Castaneda D
f elia. A Jacobowit, C Marotta, D. Marquardt, M Robison, S. Wood. Coach Chastain. C Corrigan, R. Gaylord, D Hartano. K Husted. R. Marine. Pinzon. C.
7 r Quintero, D Sprague. B Swenty, D. Rainey, H. Singh, R. Sweeny, Coach Dahlstrom
Game, Set, Match
The Season As A Whole Was Challenging And
No matter what others may
say, tennis is a game that requires
much skill, coordination and fast
thinking. Strategy is a very impor-
tant part if one wishes to be victo-
rious and master the game.
Have you ever picked up a rac-
quet and tried to play the game?
It's a lot more than just volleying
a fuzzy greenish-yellow ball from
one side of the net to the other.
The game takes much endurance
Forehand. Bulldog Stacie Honeycutt re-
turns her opponent's threatening serve.
Three-Love, Match Point. Aliesha Ave-
Lallemant serves for the match.
The girls on each team were
very competitive, and the compe-
tition was equal throughout all
four team. The season as a whole
was challenging and exciting for
the players and everyone in-
Prancing April. April Liehr "cautiously"
gets ready to lob the ball over her oppo-
nent, hoping to win the point.
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Bulldogs (Standing) S. Bryz, H...i P \., I ii' ,.r. Lcon. M Nicves. Cougars (Standing) Manager R. Samson, B. Ritchie. N. Nassiff, Y. Nakagaua, M. F o
Coach Schulte (Sitting) C. Tt. -mr .. .i D-g I,,, i h. r.u.l, i Engclke. A Lihr. Coach Oliver. (Sitting) J Sweeney, J. Hauser. V Uhorchak. E Da Pena, S Gar
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Devils. (Standing) M. Diaz, M Samuels. J. Diaz, Coach Tucker. A Ave- Red Machine. S Golembiewski. J Brogie. A McConnell. J Brewer. M Bowman, A
it, L Chan, A Mathency, (Kneeling) C Numata. C. Quintero. D Grajales. K. Gundin, R Carson, Coach Coleman.
Stroking And Kicking Hard, The Team Showed
Breast stroke. Brian Kemp swims one
T,.bic ,ip h Irf., t f. I "pit stop" at the
Swim Team (First Row) M. Tassel, D Terrell, B K. rT.. R Br :r B Ir; r P;,. ce. E. Pineda. (Second Row) Coach Sweeney J.
Williams, P. Nolan, E Howell, G Kinugasa, '. i.i .. iTr..r P ..i % \\ ., ,.a, 1 Clary. N. Henderson. J. Lively, T Kobayashi,
S, Leffler, (Fourth Row) Y. Muse, I. Rodriguez. L. Sponberg, Y Wilde, R. da Pena. (Fifth Row) Coach Beach, R Peterson, J.
Andrevs, A. Heinichen. A. Puech
Varsity Swimming started the
last week in January. Everyone
practiced hard Monday through
Thursday for approximately two
hours a day. Swimmers were
faced with long sets of freestyle,
backstroke, and breaststroke.
They found themselves being
pushed and pushing themselves to
utter extremes. But the worst was
hearing coach say, "One more
100 yard butterfly". The results of
the first meet proved that all the
tough practices paid off after all.
The team as a whole had a smash-
ing victory over Curundu and St.
Butterfly. Anne-Liese Heinichen "flies" Go! As soon as the gun goes off, Steve
down the length of the pool. Betrisey dives in.
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Hit And Run!
Speed And Coordination Are Necessities.
Baseball required a lot of dif-
ferent skills, and the players on
:he teams combined them well
Speed was a most necessary asset
The players round themselves do-
ing a lot of running Sometimes
that little burst of speed made the
difference between a catch and a
Another necessity was coordi-
nation Extremely fine timing uas
required in most everything, at
the plate and in the field The
boys land girls) had to clock
themselves just right to get a good
hit or to catch a fly ball
Besides good reflexes and fine
timing, basic "baseball skills"
were required A player had to be
able to throw fast. hard. and far
There 'as a lot more to catching
the ball than just putting on a mitt
and waving it around
l11 in all, the players displayed
a vast array of talent Each team
provided great competition for
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radlt..ll fI f the m- unId 3. he .irkc. =u .af
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,,pplrirn t uul t sd i. nOu.- C.C ful
Bulldogs S mice (" ( .'n b llad%.... I J,,.-t.ieie (. ,,,R 0-..i t
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Cougas (Kneeling) L Shulman, F. Westgate. Y Ruiz. C. Lampas, S. Wheele
Bridges, R. Martinez. R Garcia, I. Skousgard. (Standing) Coach Fernandez, C
Fenderick, D. Bright. J Tejada, W Amedee. J Bealtic, S. Tweed. C. Febus, E. Lt
M. Rivera. Coach Martinel.
(First Row) T. Mills. B. Bauer, L. Wheeler. R. George, D Norman, S. Fitrgerald.
".C. Buval. L. Maddox. (Second Row) Coach Hager. J. Husband. M Watanabc.
ey. D. Strong. F. Ender. M. Slaven. C. Fishbough, E. Holland. C Coorigan. K
Red Machine (Firs Row) H Rivera. T Hall, B. Hardsaw, R Major, D, Morton. C,
Estcvez, J Waldron. R Demas (Second Row) Coach Grade. H Singh, J Jemmotr M.
Vaughn, S McGuinness, R Gonzalez. R Sirias. C Hovan, L Cairo, W, George. K,
WRAPPING IT UP
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"Prolect our beaches." Determined to spread thil me,.
sage. Ecolog, club member. Michelle Baker puts the
finishing touches on her Ilk-screened i-shirt
On the flip side of academics, there
were numerous activities for students
to get involved in. Activities were not
for everyone. But for those who took
advantage of them, there were a lot to
For the musically inclined, there
was a choice between band and cho-
rus. The drama department attracted
those who wanted to act, and produc-
tions were put on 3 times during the
year. Academic clubs were a bit more
selective and were based on one's
grade point average. Two new addi-
tions to BHS brought awareness of
black culture and of our endangered
Getting involved in school activities
was a way to be with friends, make
new ones, and make a difference in
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n The School.
Incoming Business Club officers, Mar-
cia Garcia, Nayat Martinez. Eileen Da-
Pena, and Vanessa Esposito listen as
they are about to be sworn in.
DRAMA P. 58
Arguing effectively during a Close-
up group meeting, Ann McConnell
presents her view on the situation in
the Middle East. The Close-up
group met regularly to discuss such
Proud initiate. After pleasing his
parents with his initiation to the
National Honor Society, Steven
Betrisey pleases himself with "goo-
dies" at the reception. It looks like
he got to "have his cake and eat it
Honor Societies Encourage
Three of the must prestigious clubs in
Balboa High School are the Nati.onil
Honor Socielt (NHSi. Biological Honor
Society IBHSi. and Spanish Honor Soci-
SHS is composed of isudenti who ha.Le
excelled in Spanish clajses. maintaining an
A average after three 'ears ol ltud)ing Ihe
BHS is a 'erN large 3nd dcti.e club
Students iishing to join must hjae com-
pleted iLo s0emesters of Biolog iltth d
GP% of 10 or higher. and muit sho, a3
genuine interest in Biolog, and its related
fieldi BHS is an exciting orgnizzjiiun
which sponsors man\ acitltiies for 11s
members This Year' agenda included
walkingg on Pipeline Road. and blazing
iradik and ,Aimming in raging iaterJills in
the Interior The society heard lecture on
subjects such as medical school. beetles
and the Galapagos Isliand
NHS is an eminent organizajon for
which the members are choern lor jcj-
demic superiorsii But members must
pro.e. upon application. that the\ are ex-
celling in chjracier. scholarship. leider-
ship. jnd service a ell This sear NHS
Iocuied on helping ihe communnil
through ser~.ce projects example, of
which included buying Christma, presents
for children of poor rfmilies. and donating
mone1 to the children n nutritional home.
Nuire Hogar The ociieit also encourages
the serious participation of it, members in
actilitie such aj these
Membership to these societies provides
incentil e for Niudent- to achie e excel-
lence academicall ajnd .ociall', a; .ell
Hel 'n Hild BHS member' Eddie
Ho ell. iettie %H Ide. and \ anessa Espo-
SiiO cool oil'" .t fMr Seniz's houe afiera
long hike on Pipeline Road
Close-up: (First Row) Shawn Fitzgerald. Ann McConnell. Jennifer Schulte. Melissa
Bowman, Advisor Pat Al.arado ISecond Row) Rebecca Pelersen. Jennifer Li\ely.
Michelle Hayden, Eddie Howell.
National Honor Society: (First Row) April Lehr, Yira Muse, Ayesha Siddiqi, Claudi
Eckerle, Crlstine Helm, Karen Eckerle. Shawn Fitzgerald, Leah Izbicki. Eileen Da Peni
Guillermo Turke, Angela Moffitt. Treas. Christy Ford. (Second Row) Rachel Berg4
Y'ette Hilde, NMara Nieves. Scott Wood. Michelle Harden. Jennifer Brewer, Michai
Maduro, Melissa Bowman. Jennifer Schulle, Linelte Dutari. (Third Row) Steven Betr
se,. Belte Ritchie, Naomi Linger. Keila Sakon, Jennifer Lively, Eddie Howell, Pai
Hurst. Kerr) Gomez. Pres. Ashley Gann. (Fourth Row) Carlos Quintero, Eric Pareded
David Fisher, Rebecca Petersen, Lee Ann Sponberg, Kiran Chugani. Sec. Iliana Rodri
guez-Mesa, Melissa Royo. AdLisor Jose Jaen. (Not Pictured) Vice-Pres. Ann McCon-
It's a big moment for NHS initiate, Steven Betrisey as he
approaches the table where he will light his candle. The
candle-lighting ceremony is an important part of the initi-
ingling at the post-ceremony reception, Mr. Jose Jaen,
HS advisor, discusses the fundamentals of the society
ih a proud parent of an initiate.
ard at Work. Advisor, Mrs. Seitz; Secretary, Leah
:bicki. jnd President, Jennifer Schulte discuss future
ans for the Biological Honor Society.
i Team: (First Row) Angie Hernandez, Stacie Pruitt. Rebecca McWhirter. (Second
w) Robin McDaniel, Rossaue Ward. Tannia Colon.
Parrakeel: IFirst Rowl Venus Valdez. Eneida Thnm... TiflanIn Walkcr. Slacle Pruill.
Deika Wallace. Josephine Tunon (Second Rowj Kcela. Coltcrvahn. Lorena Milanes.
Jennifer Andreui. Michelle Cerrud. Leslie Ellerson. JJmiiL WVler,. Trinit) M-rlinc?
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Stars
Students Shine In BHS Production
Well, Mr. J. did it again! Once
more, he chose and directed a
masterpiece. This year it was
Charlotte's Web, and if you didn't
get to see it, you missed Melissa
Royo (Charlotte) with eight legs,
Stacie Honeycutt (Wilbur) don-
ning pig ears and a curly-Q tail,
and Robert Lutrell (the Gander)
with a bill and webbed feet. The
hard work and determination of
the cast and crew were exhibited
in a wonderful rendition of the
children's story. The other plays
produced during the school year
were The Little Mermaid, which
was student directed by Melissa
Royo, and the fifties musical
Guys and Dolls.
Bird of a feather. Charlotte's Web's gan-
der (Robert Lutrell) and goose (Sol
Cowes) practice their lines.
Auugh! All stressed out, Carrie Gibbs trys
to memorize her lines for her part (Cho-
rus) while Bunny Wilde takes a snooze.
Model United Nation: (First Row) Patricia Alaniz, Heather Clary. Mayra Nieves. Alis
Puech (Second Row) Ramon Da Pena. Scott Leffler, Khaladi Joseph-Clark (Third Row)
Manuel Herrera, Jon Lavallee, Eduardo Sal y Rosas. Mike Dyer Not Pictured Carlos
Febus, John McMillan, Amiri George, Angela Keeling, Yvette Chauvin. and David
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French Club: (First Row) Stephanie Grecco. Greg Pierce, Eileen da Pena, Mars
Quezada. Maribel Lewis, Brenda Villamil (Second Row) Norma Navarro, Maria Gad
cia. Fabiola Navarro. Vanessa Esposilo, Lidia Lou, Treas. Ramon da Pena (Third Row
Amanda Dickinson. Pres. Alix, Puech, Michele Baker. Sec. Anne-Liese Hemnichel
Monica Rios. Mrs. Laura Roa. Cenira Lopez. Rejoyce Hanson, (Fourth Row). Vic
Pres. Kiran Chugani, Jason Santos, Alex Villamil, Heather Clary, Richard SamsoJ
Fredrnco Euson, John Zornes.
What are you saying? Troy Loyd indig-
nantly protests Will Nevin's latest run
through his lines.
Moustachiod Mastermind. Every work of
art has a brilliant mind behind it, and here
he is. Mr. J strikes a scholarly pose while
talking to his cast.
OOPS! Naomi Unger's foul-ups, bleeps,
and blunders through yet another line
cause Melissa Royo to give her a disbeliev-
r~w ,. -
DLography: (First Row) Rejoyce Hanson, Pres Richard Samson, Mrs. Dottie While.
onsor Pal Nolan, Jon Lavalee, Tristan Morrissey, Vice Pres. Ramon Da Pena, Alison
well. (Not Pictured) Sec. Kiran Chugani.
Students Against Drunk Driving (First Row) Pres. Yira Muse, ice Pres. Slephanie
Grecco. Margaret Springer. Treas Jennifer Navarro. (Second Rowl Molnicj Colon.
Angie Hernandez. Rejoyce Hanson. America Casey. (Third Row) Mary W3lter,. Am%
Longacre. Ramon Da Pena, Heather Clar) Mrs. Joan Othon (Not Piciurcdi Sec
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Canmpoirl Club IFir l Rawn Vie Pira Rbsc Pteron rreta Richard Sarnon, Snec katln Ecolgy Club (IFia Ro*) Trae. Michelr Baklr Co h p ,I ison aril. Co Ma,.. .
K rrr.l.Icond Ra.) Pre April Llihr. Norm. Na.l ,o. Teh Ad.,.or M.lida Colon 5cr Ayh,. JInn Nar..lu Allc.n Irlkin. Nedi" Shallh. ISc.ond Ro. Luktbi Barer Sirphen .
SladI.. llThrd Row) Fib.ol. N.,arro. GOselic Morales. Marbel Le .a. Mla Quoed.. Claudine Aprnl Llrhr. Fabol. N,-]r,. Mar.bl L. Ld.. L o.u 1 T.. a R.T.J Be ls GoIeLo Ail
,ckarle I.,ca S..rihra Teran Rand LUAL Brorera. Bre Gal.e. hNadI Shalhb.. IFo-rh Rawl Eric Pa.edes. Arlgl .e Wall. Anela Krl.ng Mary Jacobo.oL Edo.. Ho.ll Manra Aar. W'.
L.r Anmr Sportirg Lndla Lo. aPe. Goodn. Rachel Bolan. Angie Mil chel Karen Ecrerl Hatlbauh. UrGelle M.lailu. Norma Namar.o IFou~lh Ro.j Dong Sul Park JIeremah ,r ,
Ch"llr.e Hrlm. S.ol Wood Mork R,&n Manuel Hrrrre. (Fi'th o.e Doug Blrong. Edde Howe.ll Ernmalo Spuolob Richard S.mson. Heahbrb Clr, Nok, 1alaniabr. Chrilaph Ir S 1,1l0l
Sha wn FItrerald. LIm SaBso Mhssll Wnfrord Ke.rr, Gomer Doeng S l Psoak. lJrry Her on nn Ch Hoon. M P,,anura. S Soo1! Wool. Pil Anlne LIr H.lnhe.nl
Jai.r. Rodrl.lu Ilol Marnninj (5Ixth RP* Eduardo Sal, Rosan Edardo n ulaga Maril Ascano.
Nak. Wi'ansnabr. Ale SillIn Peter Pdersrn. Ernelo Spurlolr R.ck) Saolami Scnol McGdin
Club: IFirsI Ron) lice Pres Melihia Royo. Press Leah Izbckl. Monica Rioi. Threpians:iFirl Rou TTreai JenniferSchullc. 4r,gie hMoffil ~ce Pies Mlchai Rolo
person. Joinrie Hunt. Erin Harcnher Chrisi,n Helmr Claud.ne Eckerle. Slacic Pro' Ltah Izb.cki t5econd Roj Carrie Gibbs Greg Pierce Mounca Rios MIry
ull. Carrie Gbbs. Michelle Ta,,ell Ail Puech Trea, Jennifer Schulle. (Second JacobowiIt. Err. Halcheil klran Chugan,. Lee Ann Sponber.. Aaru.n Ibicki. Agilee
.reg Pierce. Ty ,Mech.m. 11ljna Choa Kai, Erine Slrmcs. Rejolyce Hansonn. Pall) Wall. Naomi Lnger
Nancy Hencerson Mary Jacobouaiz Alex Ro.san. Heaiher ClaI. Sec Angle
IThird Rou) Julic Church JennIrr 4ndreus. Troi Loyd. Aaron labick,. Lee
ionbrg. mmanda Dickin,mn. Eddie Horcll. Noomi LJnger.. .rng-le Wall. ILrr)
son. Kiran Chugano -
Strike Up The Band
Music the universal language. By
banging on pots and pans, or plinking
away at the color coded keys on your
little plastic piano, we have developed
our musical interests as children.
While most of us are content to sit in
our cars or rooms by a blaring stereo,
the more aspiring take classes such as
band, orchestra, chorus, and just
plain music appreciation.
Music can be the emotional release
A chorus line. The ,elect choru, jdd, ch...
reograph. to their singing I.. -pice up their
you need to dry your tears, make a
good day even better, or just while the
hours away. Here at BHS, music
won't only give you that aesthetic to-
wards graduation, but will also give
you another way to express yourself in
this world where material things over-
shadow more important values.
So try that one on your mother
when she yells at you for practicing
the tuba during dinner.
-eeping the beat. Mrs Monloui directs
her select chorus itlh precision and grace
Band: (First Row) Angle Mitchell. Ching I.Pai. Jui MAng Hung, Christine Helm,
Rosemary Dones, Phaedra Ave-Lallemant (Second Ron) lan Merkel, Temple Castro.
Kerrn Gomez, Rossaue Ward, Rebecca Petersen, Lori Ertle, David Fisher (Third Row)
Honora) Frith. Troy Loyd, Eddie Perez, Paul K.le. Rafael Fabrega. and Bryan Kemp.
Not Pictured: Doris Terrell and Patrick Lincoln.
Italicized names are students in Honor Band.
Mixed Chorus: (First Row) Dea Guerrero. Heidi Casperson, Berta Mezua, Jennil
Fonken, Lottie Welch. Alex Hernandez, Ennque Barker, Maria Pantoja, (Second Ro
Yoko Nakagana, Beth Stadler, Rochell Blades, Maria Ascano, Jose Bodkin, Giec
Herrera, Fred Chauvin. Rachel Petersen (Third Row) Sasha Barrera, Anita Marrei
William Nevin. Arnstides. Rezex. Stacy Pruitt. Marjorie Marquardt. Rejina Ruff
Melissa Guice, Teresa Santa Rosa, Mandy Acre, Juan Munoz. Karima Josephs-Clat
Willy Schultz, Danna Queen. Angela Smith.
Iralicized names are students in Honor Chorus.
The Pied Piperettes. Lori Ertle and Re-
becca Petersen play their magical sound-
ing flutes at the Christmas concert.
Do Re Mi Fa So La Ti Do. Julie Wilson,
Leah Izbicki, and Malina Jacobowitz fill
the air with the "sound of music".
String and Flute Ensemble: (Picture not available) Temple Castro, Doris Terrell, Kerry
Gomez, Angie Mitchell, Lori Ertle. Christine Helm. Walter Crouch. Frank Wesigate,
elect Chorus: (First Row) Lidia Lou, Tory Chen, Augusto Velasquez. Jessica Jardine,
lary Jacobowitz, (Second Row) Naomi Unger, Angie Molflit, Carrie Gibbs, Jason
ittens, Eddie Howell, Jennifer Schulte, Karen Toppin, (Third Row) Robert Luttrell.
alicized names are students in Honor Chorus.
JROTC Struts It's Stuff
From toy guns and plastic sol-
diers to junior officers, JROTC
has achieved the ultimate. Their
program consists of learning com-
munication skills, map reading,
the history of America and the
military, marksmanship, and
physical training The cadets are
offered the opportunity to exper-
ience leadership, character, and
citizenship. The extra-curricular
activities are membership in the
Drill Team. Rifle Team, Bust
masters, and Color Guard.
Fair dare. Sergeant Pureear and Caplta
Sanchez A&ai for someone to ir\ ihe
game t)ooih jt the fair
That's pride. Jonathan Brassfield shows
off his starched uniform at school. As a
JROTC cadet, the condition of his uni- ws e-
form was part of his grade. ., l-
Alpha Company: (First Row) CPL. Marco Austin, 2LT. Scott. Gulce (Second Row I
SGT. Jose Bodkin, PVT Carlos Esiesez, ELE. Patrick Wodrazka. (Third Row)
SGT. Daimon White, SGT Jaime Joseph, SGT. Carlos Bennett. SFC. Edgardo
Chong (Forth Row) ELE. Ricardo Rivera, ELE. Rafael Parra. ELE. Dioscorides
Ballesteros, ELE. Jonathan Hoffman.
Bravo Company: (First Row) PFC Anthony Ramsay. 2LT. Claudette Welch (Seco
Row) ELE Grady Hale. PFC. Su Yim Hoeber. PFC. Dalila Robinson.CPL. Elvia Cr
(Third Rowl SGT Julio Anaya, ELE Geraldo Barber, PVT. James Colteryahn, CP
lan Merkel (Forth Row) SFC. Gabriel Garrido, PVT. William Leggen. CPL. Man
Bustamante-Herrero. CPL. Daniel Roman.
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People To Become
Presenting the colors, JROTC Color Guard proudly stands on the Balboa High School
P41 aSH Pia s
Staff: 2LT. Ann Mathews, 2LT. Michael Banasick, SFC. Itzel Manning. SCF. Melinda
Nicholls, SFC. Cenira Lopez, MSGT, Oliver Galang.
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harlie Company: (First Row) CPL. Armando Nunez. PFC. Carlos Barter. CPL. Saul
isupinian, SFC. Shawm Fitzgerald. SFC. Ronald Green Jr.
Delta Company: (First Row) C/PFC Maria Panlo)a. C/MSG Larr) Veliz (Second
Row) C/CPL Josefina Tejada. CiPVT Enrique Barker. C, ELF Michael Griffin. C/
PFC. Wendy McNamara. (Third Row)C/ELE Ida Hale. C ELE Chris King. C/SGT.
Yessica SantaMaria. C/PVT. Shawn Butler. Ci PFC. Jonathan Brassfield. C /PFC Troy
Loyd, C/SFC. William Nevm. C/SGT. Raltan Dhalihal C/ELE Riley Donohoe. C/
ELE. Carl Gale. C/SFC Jaime Oakley. C/CPL Eduardo Sal Y Rosas. C/PFC lose
Padilla. C/PFC. Jay Fullerton, C/PFC. Jarmin Vergira. C/PFC Raul Garcia. C/ELE
M poney Fundraising.
The Burden Of
Talks Every Club.
The Evil that money brings. Shawn just
can't resist the feel of cold, hard, (Close-
up) cash in his hands. He counts down the
dollars still needed for the group's trip to
Have you ever seen students
selling food in the breezeway at
lunch? If you have, they were
most likely involved members of
clubs that were trying to earn
The Close-Up group sold tick-
ets for the Theater Guild produc-
tion, "Wait Until Dark", to fund
its annual trip to Washington
D.C. The Dance Team had sever-
al bake sales from which the prof-
its went towards the purchase of
its jazzy costumes. And the Na-
tional Honor Society's pizza sales
raised money to fund its commu-
nity service projects.
Every club had activities to
sponsor and responsibilities that
required money. Therefore, fun-
draising was an important factor
in the success of each club. These
pressing needs for money kept or-
ganizations working hard. And
throughout the year, these organi-
zations helped the student body
by keeping it entertained and
"You missed a spot!" JROTC's money
makers. Eduardo Sal Y Rosas, William
Luttrell, and Drew Donoho "scrub-a-dub-
cub", as Troy Loyd supervises.
BiologiclU Honor Sociely. IFirlt Rawl April L.ehr Clandine Eckerli Karen Eckerir Vice PreJ
Iennfrr Laurly. Prr. Irenitec Schulle Lash libick. Yire Muse Rolhal Brrger Melibel Lu.-.
Maria Qucoda iecsand Ro*) Criallne Helm. A1,he Srddqi Stephanir Gio .: Monic. R.s.
Brear Wood. Mrs Mayr. Seilt. Kuaherine Scitz tlblure memberil Third Ra-I Trsr. Morrsy.
Carlo Quinlero ScarS Wood. Keiry GoCmr. Michelle Hoedrn. Mrlise Bo.mn Ilian. Rodiirue.
Alicsha Asc-Lallrment Jrnnmfer Brrwrr. Ramon sD Pene Vanesua Esposlo, Anl.ee Wall Roy
Pinaon Faerih Ro*) Stei. Brinsey Bryan Kemp Melissa Roya liol Manning. Ali4 Puech. Mr
David Srlla. Jrrr Henderron Minrrkl Baker. Ales Roua.n. RrBnel Boin Ken Good-mn Micharl
Maduro. IFilfh Rom) Lee Ann Sponbeig JenniFer Galang, Jeremiah Krage. Ten)o Ha.na Jon
LaIvllre. Eilern Da Pen.. Naomi Upper. Rbelcca Perenrn Lor. Enle. Dab.d Fishev. Kevin Parsons
Eddie Hoarll Keln Krier. Shesn Fiutgerald
Black Cultural Aamreness Club: I Firs Ro I Edward Daiskns v.ce Pre. Chad C
han. Sorha Snmiago. Press Luklsha Barrera T:cns Case. Morris. (Second Ral '
Cecelia George. Sec Karen Toppin. Raymond Morris. Liuric Jone. Ro-saur e
Blian Womble. Alha Sherrod. Mihaci Bclrchoehl Melnda Nicnolrs. Shimeeks '
men'. Club tIFiil Roa I Treas Sherm J.ch. Sec Lia S!jid Vce Pres KuhSin
:n Pier Sherri Andersen iSeic.nd Ro.rl Jennifer Andres%. Angela MJofIil Jenrn.
ullr.Gu llerrmoTare. S iSnc Honecrull SIauKn FiigrCilid. April Lichr. Jennife
ro. iThird Rowl Lee Ann Spuonerg Tire. Rind Kalie Goodmin Leanne at.l
Irelita Winford. Kathlecn Kelles Ashley Gann (Forih Raul Ebgene Monagnan.
Garrdo. Rebec. Peirrten Lor. Erile. kulst Braton Eddie Ho.ell. Bryin
Ketir. Kerer. Doug Strorg
Peer Help;ng (Left io Rightl Patty Alan.z, Angela Keeling. Mary JacobowLs. Mikr
Dyer. Angela Malchell. Chelley Morrell. Mrs. Judy Scaerson. Jay Torres. Luksha
Barrera. leremiih Krage. Karen Toppon
The Leaders Behind The Scenes
Along with the responsibility of
educating their students, a large
number of teachers found it re-
warding to sponsor school-affili-
ated clubs or activities. Being a
club sponsor was in no way an
easy task. Most will agree that it
took a lot of time, energy, dedica-
tion, and patience.
So what made them put them-
selves through such a challenge?
Yearbook sponsor, Mrs. Hanson
Stressing his point, Mr. Figueroa empha-
sizes the importance of the Spanish Honor
says she really enjoys working
with teenagers both during and
after school hours, while Close-up
sponsor, Mrs. Alvarado tells us,
A teacher's willingness to give a
little extra time and effort gave
students an opportunity to get in-
volved, and learn a little more
than they might in the day-to-day
Haste makes waste. A. Heinichen and M
Quezada listen to Ms. Baca explain the
"ground" rules to the Ecology Club.
Spanish Honor Society (Picture not available) Sponsor Mr. Felix Figueroa, Melissa
Bowman. Ashley Gann, Kathryn Goodwin, Tanya Haines. Michelle Hayden. Paul
Hurst. Jennifer Lively. Michael Maduro, Ann McConnell. Keila Sakon.
Business Club. (First Row) Vice Pres. Eileen Da Pena, Pres. Nayat Martinez, Trea
Vanessa Esposito. Sec. Maria Garcia (Second Row) Jason Santos, Seema Nirwa
Rejoyce Hanson, Edilma Carr. Nikki Walcott.
ow does she do it? English teacher, Ms.
amb is the sponsor of the Parrakeet and
'the Student Association. Where does
le find the time?
"Every penny helps." Sponsor, Mrs. Al-
varado discusses fundraising options with
the Close-up group. Money was a necessity
for the club's trip to Washington D.C.
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dent Association: Sec. Roberto Chan, Co-Pres. Monica Rios, Sec./Treas. Aliesha
pLallemant. Sec. Ramon Inchausti (Not Pictured) Co-Pres. Khaladi Josephs-Clark.
SPres. Mary Nelson.
Spanish Club: (First Row) April Liehr-V P., Melissa Royo-Sec.. Mr Carlos Vaz-spon-
sor, Michelle Hayden-President (Second Row) Monica Rios. Jenny Jones. Rina R.
Molna (Third Row) Rebecca Pelersen. Jessica Schaw. Rita R. Molina (Fourth Row)
Dwight McKabney. Melissa M. Bowman. Alix Puech, Ilana Rodriguez-Mesa (Fifth
Row) Mayra Nieves, Scott Leffler. Michael Maduro. Manuel Herrera. Matthew Rob-
ertson, Ayesha Siddian. Wric Pauesus. Shannon Lord. Not pictured- Carlos Quintero-
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ZONIAN STAFF '91
"Tell them if they don't get
those pages done their names will
go on the blank pages in sixty pt.
Roman BOLD!" Mrs. Hanson
thus so effectively threatens us.
Yearbook is not something you
do because you just want to put it
on your record. You have to put
up with a lot, so here's the inside
Besides all the fighting and
yelling, a usual day begins with a
drink from the fridge. Unfortu-
nately, this fridge has the most
peculiar, odius odor protruding
from its depths, and if you open it,
one of the editors, Kristin, will
keel over dead and scream "Shut
Now supposing this day is Sat-
urday morning, you'll go to dras-
tic measures to get into the
school. You hear of people want-
ing to get out; we want to get in!
Our minds have just totally cor-
roded away. Greg, on many occa-
sions, crawls in and out of the sec-
ond floor windows in this respect.
If somebody yells for a pica pal,
a funny orange yearbook ruler, it
gets flung across the room into his
face with a cheery, "Here you
go!" from Ashley, the other edi-
You finish drawing your layout
with the ruler, and then come the
killer picture croppers, which
have the capability of stabbing a
person to death. Plus, they are
warped, and all the pictures get
cropped crooked, which upsets ev-
With the editors' approval, you
transfer your layout plans to an-
other form; hence another pica
pal whizzes by.
Now it is time for writing the
dreaded captions. "I can't think
of anything!" a poor individual
wails. "Caption Crew!" Every-
body stops what he is doing to
crowd around one picture. A cap-
tion will emerge-results guaran-
After measuring headlines,
subheadlines, text copy, and cap-
tions to fit into assigned places,
you must transfer them onto a co-
pysheet on the typewriter that
eats everything, or the computer
that prints where you don't want
it to. Pick one. (Carlos' typing
speed went up from one character
per minute to two, Bette amazed
us all with her original writing
By now it is lunchtime in the
yearbook room. About 3:00 p.m.
"I'm hun-greeee! We order a piz-
za and confuse the person taking
the order by changing our minds
half a million times.
A completed page is dumped
on the wise ones' desk, and they
snicker wickedly and bring up
weird rules like "NO trapped
copy! NO trapped white space!"
Meaning, "Do the whole thing all
After a page passes through
these picky people, it goes to the
sponsor, Mrs. Hanson, where it
must pass further scrutiny.
The page then gets mailed to
Jostens, the people who actually
publish the book. Back-up copies
get stuffed haphazardly into our
record book that poor Tiffany has
to unscramble to work on the in-
Once this is completed, the
whole process begins once again
with deadlines looming and caus-
ing everyone to get excited and
There is so much more; the
white-out blobs, the tape deck
constantly on; so much to do in so
little time that we end up staring
blankly at the walls (and the play-
doh on the ceiling!)
So ... how many of you out
there are going to do this next
Slate Driwers. Editor Krislin Braaten. Advisor Jo\ce Hanson. Ediior Ashle, Gann.
Zonian Staff: (Front Row) Tiffany Mecham, Alex Rossan, Angilee Wall, Sasha Veno,
Yvette Wilde, Lee Ann Sponberg, Cathy Rigby. (Second Row) Rejoyce Hanson, Scott
Leffler, Michael Maduro, Bette Ritchie, Misty Renfro, Rashell Carson, Ann McConnell,
Karen Toppin, Jason Krapfl, Jon Lavallee. (Third Row) Ramon da Pena, Kathleen
Kelly, Stephanie Kuhn, Greg Pierce, Lisa Palm, Carlos Quintero, Patrick Nolan. (Top)
Kristin Braaten, Ashley Gann.
ports: Carlos Quintero and Bette Richie Sophomores: Sasha Veno, Scott Leffler,
and Misty Renfro
Academics: Tanya Haines and Jenny Ga-
Juniors: Yvette Wilde, Carlos Quintero,
and Lee Ann Sponberg
student Life: Caith Rigb\ and Lisa Palm
Ads: Alex Rossan and Angie Wall
Seniors: Rashell Carsona and Kathleen
Kelly (not pictured: Jenny Galang.)
Clubs: Stephanie Kuhn and Greg Pierce
Index T'ffans .lfecham. Business haren Toppin. News Special. Inn M.cConnell. Facul- Photography: Jon Lavallee, Pat Nolan, Rejoyce Hanson, Michael Maduro, Jason
ry. Rejoyce Hanson Krapfl, Ramon da Pena
Stalicized names indicate editorial positions
Going ape, Russell Evans monkeys around
to liven up a dull class.
What is this? Aileen Jenkins wonders
what is in her lunch, while her friends,
Katie Goodwin and Chris Hovan, try to
finish their homework.
The Corner: The ever popular lunch han-
gout. You can get junk food, hot dogs, and
hamburgers from Oscar's stand, or raspa-
dos and empanadas from the street ven-
Time out. During lunch. BHS students
joke around to forget the tensions of class.
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only normal person in a world of chaos.
Comfortable? S enic, I L,. Garrido con-
torts herself into a -,. I position to do
her Driver's Ed. homework,
867-5309. Fina Tejada takes a break from
the tedious school day to call her special
ft The driving force behind the yearbook.
Yvette Wilde attempts to emulate Editor
Kristin Braaten's muscle power, while Lee
Ann Sponbherg stares in awe.
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Resourceful. Making wise use of the research materi-
als available to him, Ramon DaPena shuffles through
the card catalog after hours. Many students took
advantage of their opportunity to use the library
before and after school, and during lunch.
When, during the course of the
year, we lost ourselves in the excite-
ment of sporting and extracurricular
activities, we forgot the main reason
we dragged ourselves out of bed at the
dawn of every day: TO LEARN.
Students had to juggle an average
of six classes a day, with the option of
advanced placement or concurrent
enrollment. Grades were an ever pre-
sent pressure, counting towards one's
GPA, which was particularly impor-
tant for college-bound seniors. "Just
Read", "SURF", standardized test-
ing, and those quarterly computer as-
signment were all part of the aca-
demic side of Balboa High School.
CATCH THE WAVE P. 84
THE WAY OF THE
FUTURE P. 78
Fishbough's fishbail. The use of Craig's earlh"orm goes Side Iracked. Stephan.e Kuhn tjkes a break from speed
beyond biological d,;cciion class to caich up on her chemisltr
Mouseketeer, Lee Ann Sponberg uses the "mouse" to
create a spreadsheet.
infusing chemistry. Russell Evans can't decide wheth-
to use the clay to make atoms or another Smurf
The Way Of The Future
Science And Technology
Now, with advancing and tough foreign
competition, the demand for students with
scientific and technological capabilities is
At one time or another, each student has
had to deal with a mathematical theory, cre-
ate a science project, or work with a comput-
er. Even a new policy at Balboa has been
installed. It requires each teacher of every
class to give an assignment on a computer.
Students realize the importance of these
courses, and many of them exceed beyond the
minimum graduation requirements. Also,
college admission is becoming tougher and
more competitive. Students are expected to
be able to work with a computer and think
As you can see, math, science, and comput-
er courses are necessary for future success.
Touch and go. Rita Molina creates a program in her
Basic II class.
Relaxing in the shade. While Ricky Mar-
tinez, Alex Villami, and Doug Weeks fight
over paper, their friends draw on.
Friends united by physics. Jamei
Westgate and a young girl from Bal-
boa Elementary School work together
to build a rocket.
Mr. Young's abnormal artwork. For a
change of scenery, Robert Harper and Jill
Dany paint outside of Balboa High
Daredevils. Ramon Inchausti and Alex
Sterling take the plunge down the Admin-
istration hill while testing acceleration on
an inclined plane, in Mr. Thale's physics
.."% '~' "*
Does school ever seem to get
monotonous? Taking notes all pe-
D riod, listening to a lecture all day,
D F and just the daily routine of it all
r wearied and bored many students.
e For a change of atmosphere,
r many teachers deviated from the
V AT norm. Mr. and Mrs. Seitz took
ON their biology classes bird-watch-
i ing; Mr. Thale's physics class
built rockets with the elementary
m o school kids; and Mr. Young's art
a class went outside to draw the sce-
r nery surrounding our school.
Those were just a few ways that
S T m our teachers tried in making
1 M school life at Balboa High more
Dart gun dilemma. Linette Dutari
crouches on the floor while trying to mea-
sure the muzzle velocity of her dart gun.
Experiences For Tomorrow
Cooperative Work Experience
Imagine having real work experience in a pharmacy, elementary school, or in a Marine
Bureau before graduation from high school. Cooperative Work Experience-or CWE- is a
unique work-study program available to any Balboa High School student. This course is
designed to introduce students to the world of work and to provide skill for training through
on-the-job experience. High school students at Balboa are offered work sites in many areas,
such as electrical/telephone sections, recreational centers, and dental clinics, which pro-
vide opportunities to increase their confidence and self-esteem by using their skills and
aptitudes in real-life settings.
Students work daily for at least two hours. Many of them catch a glimpse of potential
careers. Personally, Bryan Crusoe likes the "good experience" working in Gorgas Mortu-
As Ms. Manchester says, "No matter what happens, everyone eventually has to go to
work ...". CWE is certainly a way to find out what it will be like when that time comes.
Eric Morris asks a co-worker for a ride home from Lisa Sasso takes time to make new friends at the Corozal
Albrook Stables. Vet Clinic.
"Seven minutes in Heaven." This is really
the life for Evan Rodaniche laid back
and "just reading."
Inspired, Jeremiah Krage enjoys volun-
tary reading in the library ... the ultimate
goal of Just Read and Surf.
Engrossed in his novel, Freddie Jordan
"gets busy" with his book.
: : Just Read And SURF
.-,. ..1: Programs Promote Read-
It. ., ing.
Now, we're not talking about
skipping class to find "most excel-
lent" waves. The Surf we're talk-
ing about is Silent Uninterrupted
Reading for Fun. Balboa's entire
population sets aside nearly half
an hour every Wednesday for the
enjoyment of reading magazines,
fairy tales, mysteries, and dude -
maybe about those waves too!
Reading isn't only reserved for
Wednesday. "Operation Just
Read" invaded Balboa High
School with its mission of a daily
reading ritual for approximately
ten minutes at the beginning of all
regular English classes. After si-
lently reading, literary partners
complete assigned activities to
hopefully provoke interest in each
Surf and "Operation Just
Read" build reading proficiency -
the key to educational aspirations,
careers, and future successes.
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Rule #1: Come prepared. Library aide, it was Wednesday. Shannon rushed to the
Claudine Eckerle issues Shannon Doheny library just before Surf.
choice reading material. Realizing
Working in the main office, nurse's clinic,
attendance office, library, or in a classroom
is student aiding. Students take that class
period hour for many reasons such as the
easy crediting, extra work time on yearbook,
or merely the desire to help out our school
Various jobs are given to "Balboa's help-
ers". Library aides work at the circulation
desk, office workers deliver passes and ease
the burden of paperwork, teachers' aides
help out with grading and filing, and of
course yearbook Zonians are always deep
in intense work. Student aides have strict
rules as to behavior in the halls and the
lingering between errands.
Whatever the jobs and reasons, all the
student aides at Balboa High School are
Working on the job. Adam Brunner
period" at the library.
works his "easy
"Oh no! I forgot to study last night! Oh
wait ... aaallllright! I can still pass it's a
multiple choice scantron test!" No doubt this
message is on all the minds of those fortu-
nate, unprepared students on test and quiz
These easy to grade and "maybe I'll be
lucky" tests were a great benefit for both
teachers and students. Of course not all tests,
quizzes, and exams were as ... simple? In
fact, this year a new test practice required
that all major tests have essay questions. But,
despite the different methods of testing, scan-
tron tests still played an important part in the
school's academic aspect.
"Hmmm, scanning it 'c' is my boyfriend's
first initial, I'm really making a cute looking
bunny, and the musical notes for the new
number one song ..." Sound familiar?
Ummm ... C? or is it B? Rejoyce Hanson is glad she
still has a chance of passing . No wait! Maybe D?
hysiological fix. Luis Ellis and Keita Sakon quickly
ram the muscles for their cat exam.
What words come to mind when you hear
the word "speech"? Humiliation? Terror?
Embarrassment? This is how many students
feel about giving speeches. As viewed by one
student, who wished to remain anonymous,
"I drool and stutter when I give a speech, I
can't stand it!" Well, most of us aren't that
scared, but it does bring on sweaty palms
and nervous twitching.
There are ways to relieve this tension.
One way is complete memorization so
there's no chance of forgetting. Another
way is to make "cheat sheets" note cards
starting off each paragraph of your oral pre-
sentation. Of course the best way is to pic-
ture the other speakers bald, perhaps naked!
These methods can relieve your tension tre-
mendously, especially since you are the only
speaker dressed and with hair! Giving a
speech can make you feel more confident
and allows you to express yourself with
(ABOVE) Confident Jennifer Fonken tries to convince
her audience to buy hair products that prevent balding.
Cramming extreme, last minute prep-
aration. For some people, cramming puts on
the pressure; for others, it's the only way to
study. You can catch many students cram-
ming in the library before school starts.
They're also in the halls and outside study-
ing between classes, cramming in any bit of
information they're able to retain. The hec-
tic and frenzied studying can be done alone
or in giant cram sessions with other stu-
dents in the same boats. Some successful
students will tell you that this is a very bene-
ficial and common method of studying.
Last minute tutoring. Ales Stirlng receives final assis-
tance before the Analysis test.
Admission Is Free!
No, this is not a new disco-
theque for "bookworms". The
Hardback Cafe is a place where
all kinds of students can catch up
on work and eat at the same time.
Booths are provided with plenty
of space for books and lunch.
There is adequate lighting and
lots of people to socialize with
when you're done. Because many
students are so busy and have
after-school activities, Balboa
High School's cafeteria is a great
place to get work done. Come to
the Hardback Cafe and see what
you can accomplish (admission is
Mind your manners! As Stephanie Helin
takes time out of her lunch period to study
vocabulary, Robert Nieves laughs on with
his mouth full.
Caught up in a goon DOOK, KrOnSUKce I -
shimoto forgets to eat and disintegrates
into thin air!
The lone student. Alex Villamil studies on
his own at lunch, away from the group.
What? You break the rules, and you don't
have to attend class? You just lay back and
enjoy the day off' No lectures, no notes, no
homework! Sounds great, doesn't it? Well, In-
School Suspension is quite the opposite. Stu-
dents receive an ISS for different reasons, some
more extreme than others. From the moment
the "culprits" arrive at "jail", they are put to
work, and continue working throughout the
school day. Though many students resent a day
in ISS, many of them feel they accomplished a
lot of work. This satisfaction does not, however,
compensate for the strict rules and captivity
inside the "jailhouse".
The guilty. Harchand Singh studies one subject after an-
other in ISS.
Consiced scholar. David Werlz decides if The Scarler
irtter is worth reading while serving Lime in ISS
Innocent until proven guilty. Guthrle Crouch looks out
at the "real -orld", iill claiming his innocence
Questionable Calculus. As Michael Maduro tries to find
the surface area of a cylinder, he confuses himself and
the entire class.
Students Gear Up For A Heavy Load.
Armed with her heavy-duty kitchen gloves, Car-
rie Gibbs learns the muscles in preparation for the
Getting Comfortable. As Mr. Johnston returns
Lori Ertle's test, Ann McConnell prepares herself
.tEr( O- ;IIic
-I nr ;J
Searching for "Snuffy's spinotrapezius, Leanne W
kins makes a careful incision.
For those people who strive for a challenge,
Balboa High School offers selected courses
which provide exactly that!
In Physics, students work with computers,
bicycles, rockets, and many other items, which
help them to gain an understanding of the
properties and changes of matter and energy.
Physics students also study heat and electric-
Calculus, offered after analysis has been
taken, is reserved for one class. Calculus stu-
dents learn such things as differential and inte-
Physiology students first learn every bump,
bone, muscle, and notch in the human body.
Then the physiological aspects are taught. The
complete dissection of cats is also a require-
ment of the course. Cat lovers-don't fret! These
cats donated their bodies for the benefit of
Advance Placement English limits the num-
ber of students who desire to be in the class.
Requirements for A.P. English begin before
school starts! APE's (as the students are re-
ferred to) must read eight books over the sum-
mer. Throughout the year, they interpret poet-
ry, write compositions, and read major works
Advance Placement Spanish prepares stu-
dents for the A.P. Spanish test at the end of the
year. These exceptional Spanish students study
literature from various authors of Spain and
other Latin American countries. The authors'
lives, how they wrote, and their works are care-
Although this may be considered "heavy
stuff," these challenging courses provide a
straight passage to college and a promising
T le's Apple. With the help of his physics class. Mr.
T le finds that the apple on his belt buckle is the center
o' ravity of his body.
Anticipation. Tense seniors eagerly watch for the out-
come of the egg-drop contest at the Homecoming pep
rally. Who ever said pep rallies are a break from school
It has been said that a school is only
as good as those who are involved
with it. After all, the building is noth-
ing without the people to breathe life
into it. And that's just what the cul-
turally diverse staff and students of
Balboa High School have done. Free
of political unrest, they have put a
fast-paced, upbeat, positive feeling
into the school year and made it un-
like all others.
The little squeeze in student popu-
lation certainly didn't stop them from
moving on up to better things. The
sophomores had to adapt to the new
expectations and responsibilities of
high school. The juniors demonstrat-
ed their new awareness of colleges,
while the seniors scrambled to mail
their applications and eagerly awaited
a reply. But nobody had to endure iti
alone. They all had the support of
teachers, family, and friends.
Unleashed in spirit, they raised the
roof on pride and achievement.
Happy New Year! In New York, it was Times Square;
but in Panama, La Boca was the place to be this New
Year's Eve. There, Robert Meyers, Brian Wood, Mi-
chael Maduro, Ricky Szymanski, and Alan Matheney
heartily welcomed their graduation year with a toast.
Some of the best times of our lives
were spent in these halls. They are
times which we will never forget.
The parties, the pastimes, but
mostly the friendships, these are
things which we will cherish for-
These memories we share will be
there when we got out to face this
Senior class officers: Secretary Michelle
Hayden, President Iliana Rodriguez, and
Vice-president Melissa Bowman. Here's to
you from the class of '91.
big world, and during the hard
times we'll be able to reflect back
on them for comfort.
They will never be forgotten
years. They will always be roaring
From these halls we have exper-
ienced the beginning of life.
Suffering from "senioritis", Brian Crusoe
excitedly rehearses turning his tassle. This
was a common sight among seniors on the
day they received their caps and gowns.
Sherri Anderson "Woodstock," Marjorie Aramayo "Margarina,"
Cheerleader, Select Chorus. Business Club, Spanish Club, Volley-
Maria Ascano Basketball, Volleyball.
liesha Ave-Lallemant "Leesha,"
lost Likely To Succeed, Tennis,
tHS, NHS, Band, Basketball, Volley-
all, SA Treas.
Dioscorides Ballesteros "Chito, Bas-
Catherine Balyeat "I know Ted."
"Cathy and Jill, best buds forever."
Michael Banasick "Mike," Baseball,
.ukisha Barrera "Lucki," BIK, Cor- Tricia Bauer "Trish," Originally from
uter Club, French Club, Basketball, Ft. Walton Beach Fla. Her Senior year
soccer Parrakeet. will be her first, and last at BHS. With
good memories of Panama, Trish
hopes to return to Fla. and attend the
U of West Florida.
Angel Bowler "Pebo," Soccer, Foot- Melissa Bowman Best Dressed, Senior
ball, JROTC Staff Class V.P.. NHS, BHS. SHS. Close-
up, Spanish Club, Tennis. Dance team,
Computer Club. SA. Drama Club,
Julio Anaya JROTC Cadet, Soccer.
Deborah Bold "Mjarre." CI E. Cho-
rus "Her. uhat'i up'"
Krislin Braaten Yearbook Editor
I191 Footbjll .Manager. Trick. Let-
rermen'< Club. IL .Journahi'm In.tit
"Thjnks to hle. Rashell. and -nn
for the memories
Krisl) Braylon Football MAanager "I Lewis Brennison "I'm gorin home, so.
hate shoe'" later"
Jennifer Brewer Friendliest, NHS,
BHS, Computer Club Pres., Spanish
Club, Tennis, Volleyball, Yearbook.
Randal Bridges Baseball, Golf His fa- Angela Burns "Angie," Cheerleader,
vorite pastime is dozing off Football Manager, Soccer Manager,
Manuel Bustamanie "Mane. "Spanish
Anick Buval "Nicki Bee," Best Dane- Antonio Campbell Soccer. "My goal is
er, Photography Club, Parrakeet, Soc- to work in a government job."
cer, Dance Team 1990.
Edilma Carr Business Club, Spanish Rashell Carson Sslm Team, Comput-
Club, SADD. er Club. Yearbook. Jamboree Princess
1990. Peer Helper. Drama Club. Foot-
ball Manager. "Thanks Ashley, Kristin
and Ann ... till we meet again."
lames Carter "Howie," Computer
Julie Casperson Track, Swimming,
Dance Team, SADD, Business Club.
Jose Castro Spanish Club, Rifle Team,
Melida Caton "Mel," Computer Club,
Technical Advisor, JROTC Color
Guard/Usher, Soccer, Basketball,
Parrakeet, Drama Club. "Excuse me,
but can I do that on the Computer?"
Michelle Cerrud She enjoys going to
parties, and being with her friends.
Yvette Chauvin Yearbook, BHS,
French Club, Model United Nations.
Roberto Chan "Bobby," Business
Club, French Club, Tennis.
Agustin Charris Football, Soccer. Fred Chauvin Bushmasters, Football,
Track. "It's education that opens the
doors to success."
Keylah Colteryahn "Kay," French Gilbert Cooksey Soccer, Basketball,
Guthrie Crouch Football.
Brvan Crusoe "BL R T. Tenn,, Eileen Da Pena "Tita. Best Looking.
BHS Spjnish Club. French Club.
CompUter Club. SADD "I hope to ra
tend UCLA and get a degree in Inter-
national Business, then get married to
Adriano Dial "Chino." BAcserbjll.
Soccer "\o I powerhouse on the
Abdul Dunn Best Dressed, Football
Kathleen Dunn "Katie."
Linette Dutari NHS.
Kayla Duty Volleyball, Yearbook, Michael Dper ,ie. Debate. Track.
Drama Club, Softball. Baseball
Luis Ellis "Lucho," Football, Base- Vanessa Esposito "Nessa," BHS.
ball. Spanish Club. "I would like to Business Club, French Club, Soccer.
travel around the world and become a
Federico Euson "Fed," French Club, Russell Evans "Ru tl." "Bucket."
Business Club. Football
Rafael Fabrega "Rafa," SA, Band. Julee Ford "Christy," Gymnastics,
Cheerleader, Cayuco Race, NHS,
Ashley Gann Yearbook Editor 1991, Lydia Garrido "L YD," Football Man-
NHS Pres., SHS, Lettermen's Club ager, Jamboree Princess 1989, Spanish
V.P., Jr. Prom Princess 1990, IU Jour- Club, Computer Club.
nalism Instit., Cheerleader, Volleyball,
Track. "Kristin, Ann, Rashell, we've
had the best of times."
Darren Fox "My future goal is to buy Jennifer Galang "Jen," Volunteer,
and run the American Legion Restau- SADD, Yearbook, Swimming, BHS,
rant, and BYC." SA. Jen's dream is to roam Europe
with a backpack after graduation.
Laughter and love to my Yenny and
Sharon Gaslin "Sherry." Vielka Gayle "Grass Sopper Grillito,"
Volleyball. "I'm planning to join the
Army and study to be a computer engi-
Rafael George "Caballo," Football. Carrie Gibbs "Care," Drama Club, Jason Gittens "De Angelo," Best Eleonor Gordon "Ely," Spanish Club.
Honor Choir, Debate, Soccer, Play Dancer, Parrakeet. "Never stop doing Soccer. "My goals are to be a lawyer
Production. what you have in mind." and complete all of my challenges."
Richard Groom "Jimmy," Football, Den Guerrero "Dee Dee." olle ball.
Cayuco Race. "In the present and fu- Spanish Club. Business Club "I lote
ture, I will always remember the Canal Glen Soloske'"
Zone and Balboa High School." "91!"
Robert Harper His future plan is to Gladys Haltabaugh "Chola." Most
become a recording engineer. Athletic, ollerball. Basketball. Ten-
nis, Cayuco Race
Tan)a Haines BHS. Drama Club. John Haning Football, Parrakeet
SHS. I earbook Her best friends are
Boo. Jen, Yennt. and uI re Her goal is
to become a doctor and lite in Ireland
Michelle Harden Miss BHS Senior Stephanie Helin Class Clonn, Track,
Class Sec. Junior Class Pres. Spanish Casuco Race, Smtmming. 'olle ball,
Club Pres. .\HS. BHS. SHS. Basket- Cheerleader Capt "In the future. I
ball. Equitation. Ca'uco Race. Com- plan to work for the FBI after attend-
puter Club. Lettermen'% Club ing FSl in Tallahassee "
Philip Henderson "Jerry," Track,
Edwin Herrera "Ice-T," Football, Geidis Herrera Spanish Club. "I plan
Basketball, Soccer. to be in the first rock and roll band to
play on the moon."
Eric Holland Football, Baseball, Soc-
Yaira Huc Baseball Manager, Volley- Paul Hurst Mr. BHS, BHS, SHS,
ball. "I hope to live a long, productive Football, Basketball, Baseball, Volley-
life, and enjoy every single minute of ball, Cayuco Race, Close-up, Spanish
it." Club, Homecoming Prince 1989/1990,
Lea Izbicki NHS, BHS, Drama Club, Charles Jackson "Action Jackson,"
Play Production, Thespian Pres., Bas- Rifle Team, FHA Rifle Team, Battal-
ketball, Football Manager, Computer ion S-3.
Club, Youth For Christ.
Carlos Inchausti Spanish Club, Com- Aaron Izbicki Most Talented, Thespi-
puter Club, SA. an, Drama Club, Swim Team, Track.
"Look out world, here I come."
Jessica Jardine "Jess," Yearbook, Shemayne Jicha "Shemi," Cheer-
Spanish Club, SADD. leader, Soccer, Soccer Manager, Year-
book, Lettermen's Club, Computer
Club, SA, Cayuco Race.
Karima Josephs-Clark SA Sec., per- Khaladi Josephs-Clark Most School
sonal advisor for Khaladi Josephs- Spirited SA Pres., Football, Track,
Clark. Diving, Lettermen's Club. "I hope to
achieve all my goals and aspirations,
and Do The Right Thing!"
Kelvin Kangas Hockey, Basketball.
Nicole Keiser "Nic," Cayuco Race,
Volleyball, Basketball. Spanish Club.
Kathleen Kelle" "Ki'a. "Soccer. ear- Gengo Kinugasa "Genr
book. Lctrermen's Club. ParriAet.
\rr Club. 54. Casuco Rjce. CI'E.
.lIodl L united .rton.ni. Equestrian
Sports riling Her drejrrn t> to ome-
dai sjai Jround the corld
Anthony Kiocho "Ton. illiam Kirkland "IllsI Pep." V-
Surf Team. Parrmng "I uould like to
be part of the L' S CoaJs Guard "
Tavara Kountz "T," Soccer, Volley- Jason Krapfl BHS, Photography Club,
ball. "I plan to go to college and be- Computer Club, Yearbook Photo Edi-
come a computer programmer." tor.
Jennifer Krapohl Field Hockey, Vol-
leyball, Art Club. "Later ..."
Paul Kyle Band. "My future plan is to
go to college.
Ted Lang Soccer, Art Club. Jennifer Lively "Yenny," "All my love
to Jen and Dumper. "Swimming, BHS
V.P., NHS, Lettermen's Club Treas.,
Tera Longacre AFJROTC, SADD. "I Iheresa Loyd Drama Club, Science
plan to become an R.N., possibly a Club, German Club, Honor Band,
military officer. Marching Band, Symphonic Band,
Denise Maatala Parrakeet, CWE. Jill Maatala "I don't know Bill." "Jill
and Cathy, best buds forever."
Karl Marobl Key Club, French Club, Nayat Martinez "Naya," Business
Foreign Language Club, Parrakeet. Club Pres., Yearbook, Football Man-
ager, Violinist, Spanish Club Princess.
"My future plans are to continue my
studies at a college level."
Michael Maduro SHS, BHS, Year- Itzel Manning "Mini," BHS, French
book, Volleyball, Photography Club, Club, Drill Team, Basketball, Soccer,
SA, Spanish Club, Football, Baseball. Spanish Club, Computer Club.
Alan Matheney Best Looking, Foot- Ann Matthews "Annie," Sophomore
ball, R.B. Mathews Football Award. Class Sec., Basketball Manager, Soc-
His goal is to major in business and get cer Manager, Basketball, Queen for
a high paying job. carnivals in Calle Abajo de Las Tablas
Ann McConnell VHS V P. SHS. L'N
Delegate. Tennis. Track. Basketball.
Ca uco Race. Delegate 4F4 P Confer-
ence, Football Mfanager
Scott McGuinness "Bull," Football, John McMillan Track, BHS, Foot-
Volleyball, Computer Club. ball, SADD, Volleyball. "I would like
to become a lawyer."
Tiffany Mecham Banner team, Year-
book, Drama Club. "Dreams are made
to be lived Her goal is to be success-
ful and have a happy life.
Wanda Mena "Negra," Business
Club, Academic Committee Pres. Her
future plan is to major in Secretarial
Gabriel Mendez SA, Spanish Club,
Business Club. "I plan to go to college
and become a corporate lawyer."
Raquel Mendez Volleyball, Softball,
Batton Twirler Majorette, French
Elisa Merriweather Drill Team, Bat-
Robert Meyers "Bobby," Football, Angela Moffitt "Angie, "Drama Club,
Cayuco Race, Soccer. Select Chorus, Thespian, Youth For
Christ, Play Production. "Special
thanks to K.P., J.S., E.H., A.A., for
making my Senior year a blast."
Roderick Mokillo "Mafia," Baseball, Eugene Monoghan Class Clown, Soc-
Football, Basketball. cer, SADD, Track, #54, "Mr. Busi-
Jessica Moreno "Jessi," Her goal is to Darrell Morton "D-ROC," Football,
become a pilot. Basketball, Soccer. His hobbies are
sports and girls. And his goal is to be-
come a professional race-car driver.
Mary Nelson NHS, JROTC, SA V.P.,
Football Manager, BHS, French Club,
Spanish Club, Drama Club.
I __ _
William Nevin "Will." "Life is not a Robert Nieves "Coco," Most Athletic,
estination, it's a journey." Football, Cayuco Race, Soccer.
Seema Nirwal "Do unto others as you Mike Nissenbaum His future plan is to
wish to be done by." "Live to love the work in an animal hospital.
world and be loved by the world."
Pairick Nolan Photograph) Club. Michael Norman "Aflie." Football
Diving. Swimming "Just Do It'"
Ronaldo Ollon "Roni." F'otball.
Miguel Orliz "\I-AGI." Football.
Track. tolleiball. Baseball
Elizabeth Palm "Lisa." Cheerleader. Dog Suk Park Photograph? Club.
Drama Club. Yearbook. BHS Treas. English Club Sec. Computer Club "I
SADD. Spanish Club. Select Chorus U3an to studs computer graphics in
Craig Pearson slerbooA. Bumneis Peler Pedrren "I Djnes "'fI
Club. Volleyball. JROTC. Soccer plan .,rr ,'tocr.iJd ,r then go to Eur.
"- he u ll ,ponsor tcDonald',' .c ith P.,1., .arc.i
y Pinzon "PEPE," JROTC, Soc- Anthony Ramsay Adventure Club, Art Richard Reboiro "My goal in life is to
, Football, Tennis. "I plan to major Club, Football, Track, Soccer, Base- be a tele-communications engineer and
Business Administration." ball. live my life in the mountains."
ier Reyes "I hope to live a long and Monica Rios Most School Spirited, Anayansy Rivera "Any," She plans to
Ipy life." Tennis, SA Pres.. French Club, Span- become a model.
ish Club, Peer Helper, Thespian, Dra-
ma Club, Volleyball, Track, Zephyrus.
* ' I P
Elver Renfro Football, Baseball,
Track, Wrestling, Cross Country, Bas-
Iliana Rodriguez-Mesa "lli," Most
Dependable, Senior Class Pres., Swim-
ming, NHS Sec., BHS, SHS, Spanish
Club Treas., Carnivalito Princess. "I
plan to study medicine and major in
Jairo Rodriguez Computer Club, "I Yesenia Rogers Parrakeet Editor.
would like to be an electronics engi- Business Club, Volleyball. Her future
never plans are to be a flight attendant, and
physical ed. teacher. "Don't be afraid
to stand alone."
Eliezer Roman Drill Team.
Edwin Roski "Me, "Soccer. "I plan to
go to college and study computers."
4aria Ryan Class Couple, Dance
'eam, Volleyball Manager, Home-
oming Princess 1989, Prom Princess
Keita Sakon Most Likely To Succeed,
Ricardo Salazar "Ricky," Surfing. Eduardo Sal y Rosas Computer Club,
Spanish Club, Model United Nations.
"My goal is to be a diplomat and work
for my country."
4odiel Sanchez "My goal in life is to Yessica Santamaria "Yessie, Basket-
le a Professional Drummer." ball, Track, Business Club, JROTC,
lason Santos "Art," Football, French Lisa Sasso Cayuco Race, Computer
Club, Business Club, Volleyball. "My Club. "I plan to go to USF when I
favorite saying is PAZ." graduate. "
Eduardo Santiago "Edward," Com- Melissa Santiago "Mely," Spanish
puter Club, Basketball. "I plan to Club, Volleyball. "I plan to go to col-
study Pre-Med." lege and become a computer program-
Nadia Shaikh "Nina," Computer Jennifer Schulte "Jen," Most Talent-
Club, Business Club. "To live and love ed, BHS Pres.. NHS, Thespian, Dra-
are life's greatest challenges." ma Club Treas., Tennis, Lettermen's
Pam Snell Cheerleader. Soccer. Margarel Springer "Monk." S.DD
TracA. Yearbook. Dram3 Club. Com- Pres. Drum tlator. FBL 4. Drama
puter Club. CJ ucou Race. Model L rni- Club. Band. Science Club
Ernesto Spurlock French Club Chris Sladler Soccer. Tennis That's
Christopher Stiles "Kit, "Swim Team, Alexander Stirling "Alex," Most De-
Art Club. His future plans include the pendable, Football, Weight Lifting.
beach and college. "I'm in love with Jessica Gold."
Jennifer Sweeney Tennis, Cheer-
leader, Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball,
Track, Computer Club.
Ricky Szymanski Football, Soccer.
Linda Taylor "My goal is to become a Carlos Testa His goal is to go to a
good business person." university in the U.S., and get a good
education. Then he hopes to join the
Eneida Thomas "After the long, hard Ivette Thomson JROTCStaff, Basket-
years of high school, I finally made it!" ball.
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,eanne Thrift "Lea," Cheerleader, Josephine Tunon "Josie," Volleyball,
'rack, Jamboree Princess 1990, Vol- Parrakeet, Graduate!
syball, Baseball Manager, Football
vlanager, Basketball Manager, SA,
business Club, Lettermen's Club.
Venus Valdez Parakeet, "C-ya!"
Larry Veliz JROTC Drill Team, Rifle
Team, Delta Co. Commander.
Alexis Villamil "Alex," French Club, Andrea Walcott "Angie," Business
Spanimh Club. Club, Pep Squad, Public Relations
Guillermo Turke NHS, Soccer, Track,
AF JROTC, Cross Country.
Clark Ventura Football, Basketball, Mari
Baseball. to all
Tiffany Walker "It took a lot of time Naol
and effort, but I finally made it. It's ball,
like that old saying, 'good things come Club
to those who wait'."
Kara Twohy Cheerleader.
a Vidinha "Amber," Wishes luck
the graduating Seniors.
ki Watanabe Swimming, Basket-
Track. Volleyball, Computer
Leanne Watkins Football Manager,
Cayuco Race. Her future plans are to
go to college somewhere in Florida and
go on with her life.
Hubert Webster Jr. "Webster," Par- Melissa Weeks French Club, Spanish
ties, Parties, Parties!! "Zonian Senior Club. "I plan to study Business Admin-
Class of 1991!" istration and maybe become an interior
Claudette Welch Bravo Co. Com-
mander, Drill Team, Soccer, Volley-
David Wertz "Dave." Yearbook, Foot- James Westgate Tennis, Orchestra,
ball, Surfing. Band. "I plan to major in Chemical
Engineering." "Deal with it!"
Juliet Wilson "Jules," Select Chorus, Melissa Winford "Mel," Football
Cheerleader, Zephyrus, Football Man- Manager, Computer Club, Letter-
ager. men's Club.
Steven Wheeler "18-Wheeler," Charlotte Wilde "Bunny," Soccer,
Friendliest, Baseball, Football. Volleyball, Swimming.
Brian Wood Class Couple, Green Dev- John Zornes Football.
ils' Rookie of the Year, Football, Bas-
ketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Cayuco
Race, Prom Prince 1990.
ohn Diaz Varsity Football, Soccer. Marta Ernest
iopes to be a professional mechanic.
.atherine Seda "Cathy", Cheerleader Carlos Wittgreen Snowboarding
capt.), Dance Team (capt.), Spanish Team. Hopes to go to California and
.Tub. Modelling. Hopes to pursue a become an actor. "Give all that you
:arecr in Advertising, marry, and raise have to give in life; if it's not enough,
I family. Would like to thank Anick give more."
ind Yaira for a fun year.
Scott Guice Baseball, JROTC, Choir, Christy Oliver
Band, Jazz Band, Volleyball Manager.
Plans to pursue a career in the military
and move into politics.
Rosemary Boyle Soccer, Volleyball. Hopes to become a flight attendant after
Julissa Chandler "Thumper", Volleyball. Plans to major in Child Psychology in
college. "Don't show up for your wedding!"
Michael Veno "Taz", "Veno", Football, French Club, Modelling, Basketball.
New students (left to right): (front row) Ekta Kharbanda Newspa-
per, Yearbook, Student Council, Plans to make something of her
life. "Enjoy life and take it as it comes." Stacy Pruitt Track,
"Unique Attraction" Dance Team. Plans to major in Child Psy-
chology in college. Danna Queen Basketball, Track, Volleyball,
Choir. Plans to go to college and become a veterinarian. Henry
Daquip Snow Choir. Basketball. Football, Wrestling. (back row)
William Santa Rosa "Bill", Soccer, Track, Wrestling, Debate,
SADD. Plans to be an Air Force pilot. Margie Marquardt German
Club V.P., Basketball Manager.
Pals. Pebbles (Anick Buval) helps Fran-
kenstein (Lionel Lawrence) celebrate his
victory in the Halloween costume contest.
What a turkey! Mr. Waugh carries his
contribution to the teachers' Halloween
luncheon. He used this holiday as an op-
portunity to relive his senior year.
What's up? As the end of the senior year rolls around, it's about time to get into the habit of keeping up with what's up in the news Paul
Hurst seems to have discovered the art of keeping in touch with the world, the Tropic Times
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