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ON CRISTOBAL HIGH SCHOOL
ON TO VICTORY
FIGHTERS OF C.H.S.-ALWAYS
FIGHT ON TO WIN THE BATTLE
OUR TEAM SO BOLD
TIGERS OF C.H.S.
THE BLUE AND GOLD!
"This building has seen bats in the attic, owls in the
auditorium, rats in Home Ec, and crabs under the
Cristobal High School spent
its first year in Coco Solo in
the year of 1959-1960, after
moving from its old home
next to the Club Nautico yacht
club in Colon. Among its first
year graduates was Bill Will,
current head of the Social
The building itself was ori-
ginally built as a headquarters
for the U.S. Navy aircraft and
submarine base about 1936.
Over the years, it has been
modified to accommodate
handicapped students with
the addition of an elevator, as
well as central air condition-
ing. The highway to the
school was originally built for
and used as an airstrip. The
large asphalt circle in front of
Tiger Gym was used for sub-
marines to align their com-
passes. Across the "taxi strip"
stands a sister building which
has suffered extensive dam-
age over the years from van-
dals, and, most notably, Op-
eration Just Cause.
From early 1989, Cristobal
was home to 150 troops from
Ft. Ord, California. Their mis-
sion was to protect the school
and its members, and to give
support in any way they could.
The soldiers adopted the
school with no hesitation, and
added incredible enthusiasm
to sports events.
According to Principal How-
ard Perkins, 'Over the32 year
history of the school here in
Coco Solo, Cristobal has fa-
cilitated Indians, Arabs, Ja-
maicans. Panamanians, and
many other ethnic groups.
The intercultural aspect can't
be stressed enough. This
building has charm, charac-
ter, and soul. CHS is beauti-
"Cristobal has always been a very
safe school. We have never had a
tragedy occur here, yet we have been
literally so close to war. From a Navy
headquarters to a staging area for Op-
eration Just Cause, Cristobal has
been more than just a school. For
many, it has been home.
(right) Eighth-grader Gerald Hamm
boards the bus after a long day at
Cristobal. Though so much of student
life is spent at Cristobal, you can see
by the expression on his face that
there's no place like home.
Kenny Smith dresses up a hotdog at
JROTC's snack window. JROTC has
become increasingly important to all
students at CHS, offering a larger
variety of food for lunch.
Sports trips to the Pacific side are a
big part of student life at Cristobal.
Sleeping gear in hand, Angie
Epperson waits with friends to get
on the Girl's Basketball bus prior to
an away game.
The halls of Cristobal have seen
many faces over the years and lots
of dirt and trash. The building is
maintained and kept clean by a staff
of 12 custodians, who can be found
working well into the night.
Ron Labouliere and Chris
Beauton just can't seem to
figure out what Chuck
Young is doing Can
From the expressions on
Kelly Clark, Jessica North-
weather, and Tiffany Cox's
face you can tell that they
know what friendship is all
"Tell 'em like it is, girl-
friend!" Kathie Dawson
seems to be saying as Millie
Nepton tells the world how
she feels. (Peace Y'all)
Bonnie Ramirez, Joce Bor-
sellino, and Marion North-
weather grin and bare it as
the static from Dyonne Can-
ama's hair runs through
JUST BETWEEN US
Friends Make It All Worth While
FRIENDS ARE TRUE
WHO REALLY CARE
FRIENDS ARE BAD
"Is this a 'jungle fever' friend- ALWAYS HAVE
ship or what?" Shouts Jenni- FRIENDS NEVER
fer Dawson a 6th grader, to SAY NEVER
Dazx Rasimowicz. FOR FRIENDS ARE
Heather Craig and Debbie
Price applaud the great
work that the C.H.S. cheer-
leaders are doing at an as-
Dayra Chinasing, Marcus
: Williams, and Tanya Chin-
.- r, asing chill out together on
one of those hot Panama
JUST FOR FUN!
What Would We Do Without It?
Are you looking for
some fun? Well, CHS is
the place to be. All of
the students here real-
ly know how to have
fun. The friendliness
and spirited faces can
be seen everyday in
the halls of CHS, which
comes to show that fun
here is the #1 subject.
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Look Jennifer, I bet you can't
do this, exclaims Angel
Keith, as he demonstrates his
unique way of eating.
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Hall Grimmett is so anxious
to get on the bus. that he
can't wait to hand his bag
over in order to start the
From the expression on
Kenneth Palumbos face.
you can tell he knows the
real meaning of fun, with
Dyonne Canamas, and Non-
"Do we look alike or
what?", exclaims Robert
Seals, as he shows off his
Cristobal's female rapper
Kathy D.jams at the pep as-
racicing their s i te 'What on earth is that?
JROTC cadets march to- exclaim the 7th graders, as
wards victory. Mr. Younkin watches them
Senior Steven Keffer shows how cold
the auditorium can get as Victor San-
tiago stretches after one of many as-
The Grads Of 1992 From Cristobal High
ENERGIZED & READY
This year's seniors have what
most call a high energy level.
They turn to any event with en-
thusiasm. "They are extremely
responsive as a whole and can
get excited over very little."
says class president Jennifer
Rankin. "They're like a book,"
says Joce Borsellino, "full of
events and neverending sto-
ries." Yet those seniors will
miss and be missed by the en-
tire school. "It's like a big fam-
ily with no racial discrimina-
tion," Joce comments. "You
know everyone in the school
and have a friendly relationship
with them," agrees Jennifer.
"The friendship we have for
each other will be hard to
leave," declares Bonnie Ra-
mirez. "The new experiences
and people will be fun to meet,
though, "Jennifer says. "I think
that those will occupy me for
awhile." Most agree, but I
guess we will have to see.
Jenny Price looks around trying to de-
cide whether to pass to someone or
just go for the points herself.
Dan Howell laughs as his friend's
faces reflect their thoughts about Hall
ALL FOR ONE
United Together In A Common Cause
Graduation is drawing nearer; the seniors are excited it's
finally here. "In a way I'm excited and in another way I'm not.
I don't want to leave my friends," says Bonnie Ramirez a
common feeling for the seniors this year.
Armando Kilbom, Secretary, Bonnie
Ramirez, Vice President, Jennifer Ran-
kin, President, and Angel Keith, Trea-
surer. "I never expected to make it.
but now that I have I know that any-
thing is possible,' says Angel.
Kevin Akers Jocelyn Borcellino Ron Bruhn
Antonio Lam Jeremy Long
Watching the basketball games, Mall
Grimmett stares in amazement at the
behind-the-back pass while Dan
Howell tries to count how many bas-
kets the Lady Tigers have made.
Memories of times and happenings
before take over Angel Keith and Jen-
nifer Rankin at the Jamboree Pep Ral-
So intent on studying his lines as Jus-
tice Wargrave in Ten Little Indians,
Kevin Akers doesn't even notice his
picture being taken.
As Eddie Wong tries hard to remem-
ber the correct formula for his physics
problem, Jenny Price obligingly tells
him the answer.
Jennifer Eckel smiles and claps her
hands with enthusiasm as the foot-
ball team races out to be announced.
leremy Long and Roberto Rook, fast
ind true friends, proudly show off
heir football jerseys.
Class Of 1992
Eddie Wong Adel Yaafar
ALMOST ON THEIR OWN
A hot and tired Jennifer
Swords shuns the camera
after basketball practice.
Senior, Jenny Price laughs
as Damien the snake
cringes in anticipation of
the impending chomp of
the awaiting teeth.
that comes to
Mrs. And Miss CHS
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ALL I KNOW IS...
Griska Coronell Heather Craig
Ivan D'Arcy Evans
I'M A JUNIOR!!
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Misty Landrum Jon Lu
CLASS OF 1993
Jana Swords Lori Vega
Jose Santiago. Jr.
Lori Vega laughs diabolically as she
prepares to do something mean to
Sacrifice Is The Cost, Unity The Profit
JRS. PULLING FOR PROM
The Class of 1993 is de-
scribed by class president Jana
Swords as "one of the most
motivated in the school. They
are always full of new and inter-
esting ideas, and are always
willing to participate in what-
ever functions the Junior class
One of the goals of the 11th
grade class is to have an even
better Prom than last year's
moonlight cruise. With such a
hard act to follow, money will
surely be the key. Plans to raise
money include selling Christ-
mas cards and ornaments at
the annual Arts & Crafts Fair at
Says President Jana Swords,
"I am not a born leader This
has been a good experience for
me, to have this opportunity to
lead. Having a class with such
motivation has helped me find
leadership qualities I never
knew I had. "
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Kathy Dawson and Gianno Feoli
(above) cheer wildly as the football
team takes the floor at an assembly.
Junior Class Officers (the picture says
it all!): From left, Marion North-
weather, Treasurer, Ronda Grogan,
Secretary, Jana Swords, President,
Debbie Price, Vice-President.
Yu-Hui Ferng Carlos Fiol
TO THE TIGER BEAT...
Liliana Gomez Gloria Gorton
Brenda Ortiz, Jennifer Stike, Marc Johnson, and Carlos
Fiol-"Leaders of the pack."
CLASS OF '94
Mohamed Omais Brenda Ortiz
JUST 2 MORE 2 GO!!
Ellen Rosales Alex Ross
Vandana Mishra takes time
out before class to listen to
her walkman and catches
up on a little reading.
Michelle Mathews shows
sooo much tiger spirit that
it comes out on her face.
Filled With Fun And Life.
class is making great
plans for the future,"
exclaims their presi-
dent Megan Gibbons.
These young students
are full of life and fun.
They all participate in
school events such as
drama, chorus, foot-
ball, cheerleading, and
many others. They are
proud to say they're
freshman, and part of
the CHS Tigers. Some
say this is the year for
them to be carefree be-
fore entering their up-
coming high school
Smiling pretty are the 9th grade officers: Secre-
tary; Cristina Donahue, Vice-President: Isha
Guerrero, President; Megan Gibbons
FRESH ON LIFE
Isha Guerrero Jaime Hawes
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William Price David Rivera
CLASS OF '95
Stefany Rook Walker Santiago
Cristy Schier Robert Seales
La Toya Smith Lemesio Smith
Marsha Del Bosque
Kathia Ford Megan Gibbons
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Responsible leadership has
been a major asset to the
eighth grade. Through respon-
sible leaders, a class learns re-
sponsibility and learns to ex-
ceed their own limitations. Says
class president Kuwanna Simp-
son, "Being president has had
a lot of effect on me. I am now
involved in more school activi-
ties. I also feel that because I
have this leadership position, I
should make good grades and
set a good example. I hope that
others follow my example. I re-
present all of the 8th graders."
According to Sharlotte Bird,
"Being secretary also has a lot
of responsibilities; keeping
track of every meeting isn't
easy, but I have risen to the
challenge. The 8th graders this
year are striving to be on top.
We are going to prove to every-
one that we are equals."
"The 8th graders this
year are striving to be
on top. We are going to
prove that we are
Eighth grade class officers, from lefts
Sharlotte Bird, Secretary. Tanya Ni-
chols (kneeling), Vice-President,
Dayra Chinasing, Treasurer, Kuwanna
Preparing For The Future By Learning Today
A Day In The Life Of...
(right) A sweaty Luke Gib-
bons cracks a Coke at a
Girls Basketball game.
As the Pac-siders arrive en
masse at Jamboree, the
pause to pose before cheer-
ing the Tigers on.
Todd Stapleford shows off
his Ninja costume at the Ju-
nior High Halloween dance.
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Sarah Klugh reverts to
childhood fantasy during
eering around the comer of the gym, Jessica Northweather scans the floor. Is this hide
nd seek, or the dating game?
CLASS OF 1997
Seventh graders this year
came into Cristobal with a new
wave of excitement. They've
come to find that upper-class-
men don't really stuff them in
their lockers or trash cans, and
they most certainly don't beat
them up for their lunch money!
The class of 1997 has been
active since they've entered the
school. They were a very big
part of the football season, tak-
ing part in the pep squad with
lots of helpful parents on the
side. October brought goblins
and ghouls screaming out their
boo's and howls at the Junior
High Halloween dance on Octo-
ber 28. The dance's outcome
was wonderful as they all
danced the night away. Taking
part in sports after school,
along with other activities,
Class of '97 booms into
CHS with a very busy
they've learned to accept re-
sponsibilities at school as well
as at home.
As seventh grade sponsor,
Mrs. Rosalind Baitel has taken
them higher with the Christmas
food and toy drive for charity.
The donations were personally
delivered by the seventh-grad-
ers to Puerto Lindo several
days before Christmas.
Class of 1997, Cristobal wish-
es you the best of luck!
Isha Bonilla and Viviana Clarke are
ready to boogie down at the Jr. High
ley, Alan Kilbom and Jay Williams:
crowd around the guest speaker aftel
the school assembly. |
Nathan Hawes gazes in awe at the
awesome Cristobal cheerleaders on
stage so which one is it Nathan?
Another bad creation has aroused at
CHS with Robert Torian showing his
classmates the latest in the dance
Randy Ramirez and Lukata Way show
their true feelings dancing their
hearts, and tongues, away at a pep
Junior High jams the night away while
they take a break to strike a chorus
line pose. Be careful girls, there's a
mad-man ready to trap you beneath
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Bemardo Acosta Coral Adema
bram alo st scp oeo
)reams allow us to escape boredom
ut they're not enough.
All of us have
reams. Not the kind
iat wake us up in the
middle of the night,
ut the kind in which
'e imagine ourselves
oing great things.
ome of you imagine
becoming great ath-
Ites, famous politi-
ians, or successful
doctors. Dreaming is
pleasant enough; it al-
lows us to escape the
days of boredom. But
anything. The point I
want to make is that we
can change our
dreams into reality."
Mr. Paulino (Shop Geography)
He has served three years in Cleveland, twenty years
in Willoughby Eastlake, Ohio. He also worked for
seven years in another DODDS School. He also
taught six years in Wagnel High School in the Phillip-
pines and now he's here at Cristobal High School.
Ir. and Mrs. Perkins got married the twenty-fifth ofJanu-
ry of nineteen-seventy. They have two kids and they are
ery happy together.
Mrs. Beckenbach (Librarian)
A lady with experience, she has served as a librarian
for many years, in many places. Most recently, she
was in the Phillippines as a Middle School librarian.
She has also been a meat packer in Nebraska.
Mr. Sotomayor (JROTC)
Ne started teaching JROTC the twelfth of June in
Summer Camp. Since the 22nd of August to this
present day he has been teaching here in Cristobal
Mr. Elliott and some of the CHS stu-
dents at the pep assembly are giving a
standing ovation for the Cristobal
High School Queen.
Mr. Oliver and Megan Gibbons take
time after class so that she can under-
stand her Algebra work.
Mrs. Hoffman takes time to go see the
football parade for the opening sea-
son of football.
Mr. Hashman and Tania Chinasing
are dressed up for Halloween Day;
Dracula sucks on the maid's neck
while she laughs.
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Juniors Kathie Dawson and
Gianno Feoli cheer on their
class as class posters are
brought around. Boy, look
at that spirit.
Freshman posse Walker,
Horace, Zac, and Miguel
strike a pose hoping they'll
one day make it to the
Jr. High student Aisha Bon-
illa sells all sorts of goodies
in the stands and takes
time out to smile for the
camera. Aisha, did I hear
you say cheese?
Looking in disgust, football
manager Jennifer Rankin
shows those Pacific-siders
"ain't nobody messin'"
with these Tiger boys as
long as she stands on Tiger
Territory. Tell them Jen!
JAMMIN' AT JAMBOREE
largestt Seen In Recent History
marks it's 42nd Anni-
versary at Cristobal
Stadium and was
probably the biggest
one seen in recent
a history. This year's
)Jamboree was dedi-
cated to Mrs. Anne
Jammin') Gegg who found her-
self "amazed, sur-
AA poised, yet pleased. "
Jamboree Queen Caroline MacDonald is escorted by sen-
iors Dan Howell and Angel Keith.
Rapper Marc Johnson comes to us live and direct from the
sophomore class. Showing Cristobal how it's done, he
tells a little tale about once upon a time at CHS. By the way
Marc where's Charlina?
Confusion dawns upon the faces of Jessica, Dayra, Sassy,
and Erika as they wait to see what rhyme the rappers will
Ivi Keith puts the finishing touches on
a "copysheet." All the words on every
page are printed on copysheets, then
sent to the publisher.
Elsie Botello checks to make sure all
heads are present and accounted for
on one of the class pages.
left) Kathy Dawson takes a break
rom the rigors of working towards
leadlines to ask Mr. Younkin about a
'91-'92 Yearbook staff: (back row, I to
r) Todd Cox, Lucinda Clement, Kevin
Akers, Ken Younkin, Esther Hogan.
(front row) Kim Johnson, Ronda Gro-
gan, Isha Guerrero, Marion North-
weather, Kathy Dawson, Ivi Keith, El-
sie Botello, Yi-Feng Hu.
Isha Guerrero listens in while chowing
down at one of the lunchtime Yearbook
Cristobal Students Slave To
AKE IT HAPPEN
'Making it happen is what it's all about. All those
months of work finally culminate in one body of paper
nd binding. It may seem silly that we think of the book
s we do, but after so much time invested, every page
becomes your baby." -Kevin Akers, Editor
Just think: What if there was no
Without the hours given up
by this group, this book would
not have materialized. These
students have worked to pro-
duce one hundred pages, filled
with their own "blood, sweat,
and tears." For a yearbooker,
the book doesn't just represent
their year at school, but a part
of their life. It is a scrapbook,
that they've cut and pasted with
their own hands. As you look
through a book that you've cre-
ated, memories are triggered
not only of the events, but the
memories of actually doing that
page. Just think how special it
The Student Activities Officers consisting of Karla Simpson,
Kim Johnson, Megan Gibbons, Jana Swords, (the boss) Mrs.
Johnston, Jennifer Rankin, and Mark Johnson, is made up of all
the presidents of each grade level. The S.A. Officers main goal
is to raise money for student activities and help the other fund
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
National Honor Soci-
ety, being in it's 50th
year at Cristobal High
School, has brought out
many leaders in today's
society. Students ranging
from theatre to govern-
ment officials have come
out of our N.H.S. This
year's upcoming leaders
are: Yi-Feng Hu, Steve
Keffer, Jana Swords, Ke-
vin Akers, Jennifer Eckle,
Jennifer Swords, Bonnie
S" Ramirez, Mohammed
N' w Rada, Caroline Mc-
.*' Donald, Eddy Wong, and
i :AJ- Joce Borsellino.
Sergeant Acosta is working
hard for a living dressing up
the hot dogs to be sold at
While marching in synch,
the JROTC cadets show not
only their devotion to
JROTC, but also their Tiger
ECHO Tigers On The Go.
The army JROTC
Program is a four
year course of
4 I- instructions aimed
to help young stu-
dents be all they can
be. It not only shows
Sone to have respon-
sibility and courage,
but survival skills
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rimara Busch and Stephany Rook stand with excitement while the ECHO Tigers are on the go.
(L. to. R.) SFC. Marcus Wil-
liams, 1st Lt. Angel Keith,
SSG. Kenny Smith, 1st Lt.
Andres Flores, SSG Miguel
Flores, SFC. Neto Acosta,
SSG. Bernie Acosta, PFC.
Chris Beauton, and SSG.
SWalker Santiago show their
Damaris Mendez points to
one of the competitors at
the Organization Day that
was held at Balboa.
At the end of a hard, com- The members of the Color
petitive day, Kawana Simp- Guard proudly display their
son can hardly wait to get flags.
home while Katia Ford is at-
tentively keeping up with
the commotion. p
CRISTOBAL'S 1991 HOMECOMING
COURT Escorts (1 to r) Carlos Fiol, Hall
Grimmet, Dan Howell, Ricky Alvarez, Jer-
emy Long, and Ziad Yaafar. Princesses
Joce Borselino, Caroline McDonald,
Queen Jennifer Rankin, Bonnie Ramirez,
and Jenny Price.
A FAMILY FEUD Queen Jennifer Rankin
argues with Daddy Rankin after the pep
rally. Gee I wonder who got the car
Twinge Of Unexpectedness
The mighty Cristobal Tigers pull the plug on Red Ma-
chine and turned off their switch for good!
Homecoming at CHS started
off with its traditional spirit
week. Walking down the halls,
students were welcomed to the
Terror Dome, showed their Ti-
gerhood, went through a Night-
mare on Tiger Street, and even
experienced a touch of Jungle
Fever. The Junior class was vot-
ed winner of these hall decora-
As the days moved on, faith-
ful Tigers devoted their time to
making Homecoming a succes-
s and in the end it was all
Game night finally arrived,
and was indeed a night to re-
member. The night held unex-
pected surprises; as time drew
near and Red Machine began
prowling Tiger territory- but
that didn't hold our players, or
our fans down. Within minutes
of the first quarter, Tigers
scored their first of many touch-
downs yet to come. The dedi-
cated Tiger fans seemed to
have an extra touch of spirit as
they held a fiesta in the stand
with their cheering and noise
makers along with the sound
of the Bomberos' Band. Goin
into overtime four times, the
crowd anxiously waited to see
the outcome of this breathtak-
ing game. Did our Tigers have
what it took? Or did Red pull
through? Winning their final vic-
tory, the mighty Tigers pulled
the plug on Red and turned off
their switch for good!
(above) Yadyra Fiol, David
Rivera, and Dwight Clayton
hold up their hallway in de-
fense of any intruders as
Megan Gibbons stands in
the background and growls
at any unlikely creatures
that may creep out of the
Ronda Grogan becomes
rich and famous as she
takes your money and talks
to her little black box. Keep
up the good fortunes Little
Drama Club members and
director gather around,
showing their excitement
towards the camera.
WORKING' FOR A LIVING
Mr. Hashman, teacher at
CHS, explains the act of the
Kimberly Johnson and Cris-
tina Hemandez act out their
scene in "Ten Little Indi-
Learning lines and o
dens a dedicated few.
Success on stage.
For many years drama
has been something
that was missing at
Cristobal High. Last
year, a small group of
students started a dra-
ma club that produced
several short skits and
a one act play. This
year, the department
gave its first full length,
three act play, "Ten
Little Indians", a mur-
der mystery by Agatha
Christie. It was direct-
ed by Jim Hashman
and starred Joce Bor-
sellino. Also included
organizing props bur-
were Marc Johnson,
Kevin Akers, Ron
Bruhn, Carmello Blan-
quicett, Ronda Grogan,
Kent Grubbs, Todd
Cox, Cristina Heman-
dez, Paul Petroni, and
They had an opportu-
nity to perform on a
beautiful set designed
by our new industrial
arts teacher, Tony Pol-
lino. The show was
very successful, and
the school is looking
forward to more perfor-
mances from our new
Joce Borsellino and Marc Johnson take time
out of their showbiz life to smile for us.
Close-up is an active participation in the
democratic process essential to a responsive
government. It organizes its Washington pro-
grams by inviting schools within the given geo-
metric regions to participate. It has no affili-
ation with any branch of government, political
party, or interest group. The members of the
Foundations Board of Advisers hold a variety
of political viewpoints and represent both ma-
jor political parties. This program allows the
participants to make their own political judg-
Carmelo Blanquicett, one of the Close-up
members, and Ken Younkin show off the
hard earned money the group has
Why do it? "Out of this
activity I hope not only to
gain experience and maturity,
but to come out of it with
More than just knowledge. I
hope to set a foundation for
deciding what career I expect
to pursue, says alternate
Close-up members are: alternate
Qianno Feoli, Jana Swords, sponsor
Ken Younkin, and Jenny Price. Not
pictured is Carmelo Blanquicett.
Bright lights, flashy clothes,
and big smiles are all a part
of a Christmas night.
Turned on by the loud mu-
sic, Jeremy Long gives a
wide eyed smile before to-
tally losing it!
CHRISTMAS FORMAL: A
NIGHT OF FUN
The Christmas Formal set at the Gatun
Yacht Club was a night full of bright lights, and
joyful faces. Everyone danced to the music
and ate the tropical foods that were set in a
sophisticated way. The highlight of the night
was the choosing of the Hall of Fame, which
consisted of Best personality, Best dressed,
Most Athletic, Most likely to succeed, and Mr.
& Ms. CHS. With the lake glistening in the
background, it was surely a night to remem-
Gianno Feoli seem
shocked by the turn out a
the X-mas formal.
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Randy Ramirez, Jennifer Eckel, Ron Bruhn, and Bonnie
Ramirez jam to the music of the Christmas Formal.
Kim Johnson and Yvette Reyes
enjoy a sparkling, blissful
Misty Landrum, Laurie Wyr-
ick, and Pepper Grimmett
pose for the camera before
taking their boat to the wa-
Honorine Millar walks with
great concentration as she
struggles to reach the wa-
FROM OCEAN TO
The cayuco race has been a tradition in Pa-
nama for many years now and has brought on
many challenging trials. The biggest challenge
to most C.H.S. students is the physical, men-
tal, and social aspects of the race. Having to
paddle from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean
gives the competitors a chance to go through
the famous locks of Panama, a one in a life-
"I've got to be crazy to
do this," Alex Ross
seems to be saying as he
gives us his final look be-
fore taking off.
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Ricky Alvarez, William
Price, and Zaid Hachem
swamp their cayuco before
even leaving the landing.
Paddling the Daddy Most,
Debbie Price, Honorine Mil-
lar, Laura Kraemer, and-
Jenny Price take off with
.. . ..... . . ...
King Hall Grimmett
Queen Bonnie Ramirez
Mohammed Rada Danny Hemandez
Jeremy Long Dan Howell
encie Wolsey groans as
er arms almost drop off
om the weight of the goo-
ies she must sell.
CHS'S ETERNAL DILEMNA
How Do I Sell This?
M Raising money is an everyday part of life at
CHS. Hardly a day goes by in which you are not
deluged in requests to buy something. The
earning objectives for this year alone reach
over $33,000. With so much fundraising hap-
Spening, it becomes hard to sell items, as most
people can tell you. We realize the drain this
mnFOR RI n fundraising has on such a small community,
FOrFUn ruu so thank you for your support.
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Todd Cox gladly gives his
money over to support a
Mr. Oliver buys his treat
from Miss Gypsy's little
black box. The TAG class
came up with creative fun-
draisers to get our support.
The JROTC's raffles this
year included the lovely
Wilbur. He enjoyed posing
for all his pictures.
"Jazz Choir is im-
proving each year,
and with the sup-
port of friends,
we'll keep improv-
ing," say mem-
Kathie Dawson smiles as she spreads the
choir class. Bonnie, can you believe it?
"All That Jazz" members
crowd around the camera
and try to smile for their
Dan Howell attempts to be heard as Marc Johnson hogs
rhe choir girls look into
)ast memories of Christ-
nas, picturing the eager
aces of loved ones.
"All That Jazz" bass guitar-
ist, Jack Dewhurst, looks
toward Mr. Nashman, wait-
ing for him to give the sig-
The Music Program Is Back-And They're
Making A "Joyful" Noise?!?
Yes, you have prob-
ably heard them first,
second and sixth peri-
od honking their horns
and banging their
drums. It's hard not to
hear them if you are on
the third floor. Mr.
Hashman's arrival in
Panama gave us a Jazz
Choir last year and this
year has supplied us
with two beginning
bands and an ad-
vanced band. "I was
really excited when I
found out I had the
possibility of starting
the band back up
here," says Mr. Hash-
man, "The response
from the school has
encouraged me. One-
fourth of the school is
in band. I hope to see it
grow to sixty to eighty
people so we could
have a marching band
next year." Mr. Hash-
man would love to see
the band perform at
football games and
have more public ap-
pearances next year.
The students in the
band really love it. "It's
very exciting," says
Zac Figueroa. "I like it
a lot," says Misty Lan-
drum, "It's a lot of fun.
I was in band before,
but I think it's better
this time. We are hav-
ing more fun in his
class than we did in the
Mr. Hashman, while sitting back and relaxing.
listens to his work pay off.
"Mr. Hashman, it was the
only reed I could find! No
one will mind if I borrow
Rencie Woolsey takes a few
moments to warm up be-
fore hitting the high notes.
The entire band, directed
by "Bloody Hashman",
play the school fight song
at the Homecoming pep ral-
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TIGER FOOTBALL TEAM
Spirits Were High
The Scores Were Low.
Back row (L to R): J. Light, J. Rankin,
A. Keith, J. Swords, D. Hernandez, A.
Killbome. M. Flores, J. Laatz. 5,
Keffer. R. Alvarez, Coach Will. Middle
row (L to R): Coach Elliott, A. Flores,
W. Price. N. Grimmett, D. Smith, M.
Williams, L. Gibbons, Z. Figueroa, B.
Acosta, D. Nowell, J. Long. Front row
(L to R): n. Hogan, C. Fiol, W. San-
tiago, R. Rooke, F. Machem, K. Pa-
lumbo, R. Bruhn, J. Dewhurst, Z. Ha-
chem, N. Acosta.
R. Alvarez throws with all his might
while K. Palumbo blocks a Bulldog.
Keith rushes through the defense
e as he fakes a pass.
Football Season Record Not An Indicator Of Their Fine
COMING THROUGH WITH POWER
The Cristobal Tiger football
team started out the season
with a lot of new faces behind
the masks. They worked hard
to achieve success levels com-
pared to the teams ability. The
team really gave their all to
achieve what they have, And
they showed their willingness
to improve. Both the efforts and
spirits were high even though
the scores were low.
"The players are enthusias-
tic, motivated, and not afraid to
jump back up after being down.
I'm very proud of the team and
would not trade them for any-
S. Keffer kicks a field goal for the Ti-
gers as the Red try and block the kick.
The injured and tired Z. Hachem and
W. Price sit and rest as J. Light brings
them some water.
MINEMNINNIOUArVAMENY01"W" -MMU~ ,
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"You guys, this is the play," exclaims
Ellen practices her dribbling before a
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CMS IS #1 AND DON'T YOU FORGET IT!
The Tigers started the season
SLAMMING & JAMMIN"' on the
Bulldogs. The Tigers ended the
season with a record of 8-0. For
the Tigers, it seemed to be
smooth sailing until the match
of the season came against the
PCC Green Devils. The game
went into a 3 minute overtime
leaving the Tigers #1 with a
score of Tigers 53, Devils 44.
This game proved the team
motto, "DON'T LET WHAT YOU
CAN'T DO INTERFERE WITH
WHAT YOU CAN DO."
The Tigers continue to be
successful as they hold the
championship for the 7th con-
Front Row: Assistant Coach Rico Atherly, Sara Klugh, Jenny Price, Elsie Bo-
tello, Debbie Price, Angie Epperson, Ellen Rosales, Manager Brandon Gibbons,
Row 2: Manager Marc Johnson, Manager Gianno Feoli, Esther Hogan, Kathie
Dawson, Jennifer Swords, Sonya Petroni, Megan Gibbons, Misty Landrum,
Tiffany Cox, Coach Gayle Rankin, Manager Kent Grubbs.
Lady Tigers, "RING MY BELL."
Angie Epperson, what are you sur-
prised at? You know the Tigers are
Senior Jenny Price brings in the ball.
Debbie Price goes down the court,
while Kathie Dawson and Jenny Price
block the Bulldogs.
Back Row (L to R): Coach Ken Younkin, Scott
Clark, Jeremy Long, Carlos Fiol, Dwight Clay-
ton, J Laatz, Kent Grubbs, Carmelo Blanqui-
cett, Zachary Figueroa, Manning Bolchoz, Da-
vid Rivera. Front Row (L to R): Caroline Mc-
Donald, Jennifer Swords, Heather Craig, man-
Kent Grubbs, being in his second year
as captain on the team and also voted
the most valuable player, has
brought many victories to Cristobal
'If their improvement continues, as I'm sure it will, they
will be a force. "
Carmelo Blanquicett, returning the
ball back over the net, has brought
the tennis racket back into a resting
"Coach Younkin, what do you think about the
boys' tennis team this year?"
"There was great improvement in the quality of
play among the returning letter. Our top players were
underclassmen and if their improvement continues,
as I'm sure it will, they will be a force in the confer-
ence in the next season. The future looks bright for
Hop, Pop, And Slammin'
Q "Mr. Oliver, if you could wish for one more thing, what
S would it be?"
S "More girls that will hop on the courts like Jennifer Rankin or
fire-crackers to keep them hopping."
top) Lori Vega, scanning quickly for
he ball, reaches back to slam it
nto opponent's court.
Megan did the ball hit you so hard
that it knocked you off balance, or
are you imitating the Leaning Tower
Back Row (L-R): Tania Chinasing,
Debbie Price, Jana Swords, Megan
Gibbons, Jennifer Rankin, Jenny
Price, Dyonne Canamas, Lori Vega.
Front Row (L-R): Coach Oliver,
Brandon Gibbons, Jaime Hawes,
Percy Wilsie, Isha Guerrero, Dayra
JUST A KICK IN THE GRASS
The 1992 girls' soccer team comes back bigger and better.
and ready to strut their stuff on the field.
Jana Swords fights to take the ball away from the de
Megan Gibbons gives a wicked eye to the opponents
while planning what defensive maneuver she will carry
Debbie Price runs in stride showing her Tiger pride a
her opponent crunches away in fear.
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William Price gives Ali Hachem practice on kicking penalty
lowing his talent, Ziad Machem watches the ball as it
mnnects with his forehead.
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hammed Machem leaps towards the ball not realiz-
g that the ball was aimed at Francisco Burac instead
Tufik Issa and Mohammed Machem grapple for the ball in
hopes of taking the ball down.
JUST SLAMMING' IT!
The boys' basketball team, L I
full of determination, went
through the season with a ..
Manager K. Dawson, L. Franchesci, D.
Miller, M. Williams, L. Gibbons, Coach
Elliot, K. Smith, T. Ramos, B. Acosta,
J. Santiago, J. Castro, N. Accsta, Man-
ager L. Smith, J. Lu, R. Rook, D.
Smith, M. Johnson, R. Alvarez, Man-
ager K. Ford.
Captain Steve Keffer flies off the Returning Letterman, Jon Lu shoots
ground in attempt to score a point. for just two more at an exciting home
Kenneth, you're supposed to be
watching the ball, not the camera.
(Below) Senior Danny Hemrandez gets
ready to bat.
Cristobal Tigers, 1991-1992 Baseball
Team. As Tony the Tigers says,
"'SHOW THEM YOU'RE A TIGER;
SHOW THEM WHAT YOU CA]N
"Baseball is sport of concentration and team spirit. You have
to have a lot of patience at times, but at the end, of it, all pays
"To hear the cracks of the bats, to feel the ball drop in my
glove, to sense the crowd cheering, that's what it's all
Carlos Fiol is twistin' anr
tumin' to bump the unex
Kenneth Palumbo shows of
his first class set while in
Just Sweatin' And Settin'
time to bump, a
time to set. A
time to spike, a
time to dink. A
time to slide
and dive, and
show 'em the
Tiger in you.
Senior Steve Keffer won-
ders questioningly if what
goes up really must come
JUST BUMPIN' AND DIVIN'
enior Jenny Price shows her diving exper-
:nce as she gives her mind, soul, and
ody before letting the ball drop.
play or pray?
letter Debbie Price chooses AT&T as her
choice for worldwide communication as
he reaches out to touch someone or
Kathie Dawson assumes her posi-
tion as she anticipates the coming
of the volleyball.
Senior Jennifer Rankin demon-
strates 'the bump' while focusing
to take it to perfection.
Introducing the 1991 C.H.S.
Cheerleading Team: Jenni-
fer Stike, Honorine Millar,
Erik Jimenez, Bonnie Ra-
mirez, Marion North-
weather, Pepper Grimmitt,
Dyonne Canamas, Joce
Borsellino, and Ivi Keith.
Erik Jimenez, our All-Ameri-
can Cheerleader, walks
with Tiger pride.
Teamwork, Success C.H.S.
The C.H.S. Cheerleaders al-
ways strive for excellence
as you can see in this pyra-
The C.H.S. Cheer-
leaders have been
working hard all year
under the coaching of
Bonnie Seeley and
Penny Canamas. Over
the summer, the
cheerleaders went to
New York for a Nation-
al Cheerleaders Asso-
ciation Camp, bringing
home top honors. It
was a season of sur-
prises, but always
turned out great!
Riding on the fire truck during Jamboree is the C.H.S. Cheerleaders' everlasting tradition.
Precious and simple is what life is. We
are so proud of you always. Take the next
challenge with pride.
Dad, Mom, Kindra
We are proud of you!
Dad. Mom. and Pepper
We will always loIe you and!
always be proud lo have )ou as
Mom and Dad
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We happily remember the little girl you used to be
the laughter and tears we've shared, but the most
beautiful things is thejoy you've brought to our lives.
We proudly recognize the young woman you've be-
come and now that you have set goals in your life the
road will become tougher and full with obstacles, but
you've learned something important during the past
years a good daughter is one that respects herself,
loves God and has perseverance. So hold to this and
you will always be successful. God bless you.
Mom and Dad
Congratulations on this special day, your gradu-
ation day. May your future be filled with happiness
and contentment, and may all your dreams come
true, and your goals be reached. Always remember
we love you, and we are so proud to have a grand-
daughter like you.
Grampa & Gramma
Wishing you the very best as you begin life as a new
graduate from high school. May all your dreams and
aspirations be fulfilled in the future. God bless you
and protect you always.
Aunt Caroline & Uncle Rafa
We love you and will miss you.
Will & Deb
Mis sinceros deseos de buena suerte y felicidad
para la nueva vida que has de emprender.
Tio Marry James Boustmeyer
Best wishes to a bright successful future. May all
your hopes and dreams be fulfilled.
Danny & Gealinda
Los valores que nosotros cultivemos dentro de
cada uno de nosotros, son los que nos realizaran
como persona en el future.
Deseandote exitas y triunfas en esta nueva etapa
de tu ida que vas a emprender, son los sinceros
deseos de Alvara Linero familiar.
Congratulations Senior Class of 1992, especially for
my niece Jenny Price. God bless you!
Love Aunt Cita & family
Congratulations! How very proud we are of you. Our
little girl has grown up into a lovely young lady. And
now, as you step into a very different world, we hope that
you will remember your values and morals and go out
there and achieve the goals you set for yourself. We will
forever be proud and supportive of you and we're here
for you at anytime. We love you dearly.
Mom and Dad
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Sunshine You did it! Twelve down and four to go!
We love you. Mom and Dad
Class of 1992 Congratulations! May your suc-
cesses be many. The Eckels
To Jennifer Rankin Congrats and buena suerte!
From the Laatzes
To Dyonne Canamas Congrats and buena suerte!
From the Laatzes
Congratulations, Seniors! You're finally done!
(And so are we!) The Yearbook Staff
Do your best.
Cne the world joy,
As )ou hate gihen to
your loving parents
Mom and Dad
Jennifer Swords -
Our first grand-daughter -
so very proud of you, then
and now. May your future be
filled with as much happi-
ness as you have given us.
Jacky and Mamu
Congratulations to the Class of 1992!
"When I was your age, I had to walk five miles
through the snow to get to school!!"
Love, your friend and principal.
Howard E. Perkins
Jennifer Eckel -
Congratulations and good
From the Laatzes
Jen Swords -
You are loved for the little
girl you were the special
woman you are now and
the wonderful daughter you
will always be.
- Mom and Dad
Jennifer Eckel -
Congrats, welcome to the
real world! We're proud of you
and all you've accomplished.
Success is at your fingertips -
yours for the asking. Dream big
and aim for the stars. We love
Mom, Dad, Tom, Alan,
Tiger Athletes -
Don't let what you can t do
interfere with chat you can do!
JUST DO IT!
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Just because this book would not
have happened without their efforts,
the Yearbook High Command would
like to thank the following people
Mrs. Furtado. for her competence on
the business end; Mr. Grubbs. for his
computers and expertise Mr. Youn.
kin for his supervision and calls to
California- and most of all. Mr. Tom
Wright for the absolutely tireless
hours in the darkroom. Thanks. gu)s!
Best Wishes to the 1992 CHS Graduates from
PCC Northern District Firefighters
Ricardo Barker, Sgt.
Eugenio Bryan, Sgt.
Reinaldo Clarke, Sgt.
Altamont DePass, Sgt.
Leonard Brown, Lt.
Vernal Famum Lt.
Samuel Herbert, Sgt.
Aurelio Morgan, Sgt.
Ricardo Ortiz, Sgt.
Eugenio Roberts, Sgt.
Rodolfo Francis, Sgt.
Wallace Teal, Asst.
Ricardo Hall, Asst.
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through the efforts of your studies
for the present and future.
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at the Panama Canal
P.O. Box 5027, Cristobal, R.P.
Telephones: 45-0561, 45-0462
C. B. FENTON & COMPANY, S.A.
Agents at the
Norton, Lilly, & Co.
AT THE PANAMA CANAL
Panama Canal Federation of Teachers
wishes Cristobal High Students
Best of luck
Tournaments of life!
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P.O. Box 838
Colon, Rep. of
"May the Force
be with you all"
the Class of '92!
Rep. of Panama
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Class of '92
"Working together to
serve our community"
Coco Solito, R.P.
SERVICE, S. A.
to better your education