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UHEF & Uni News

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Apr, 2016

Disney’s “High School Musical”coming to Uni April 26-27-28-29: Be There or Be Square!

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[Posted April 22, 2016] If you haven’t been back to Uni in a while, now is the time to plan your trip to the intersection of Texas and Westgate for Disney’s “High School Musical”! The show will premiere at Uni’s Stivelman Theater on April 26, with three additional performances on the 27th, 28th and 29th. Uni’s Director of Theater Arts, Ronnie Sperling, is excited about this show! “Disney’s ‘High School Musical’ is our most ambitious production to date,” he notes. “Exciting choreography, a large cast, awesome sets, contemporary costumes, some […]

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Apr, 2016

Warriors & Wildcats Report no. 37 now posted

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[Posted April 15, 2016] Four big events coming to the Uni campus: pick one or all! Get the details in issue 37 of the UHEF Warriors & Wildcats Report: Check out Uni’s production of Disney’s “High School Musical” on April 26-29! Back by popular demand: the All-Classes Picnic & Car Show on May 15! Tickets available online for the Kampmann Stadium & Patton Track luncheon on May 15! A Warrior in need: Dick Agbabian ’75 needs your help… Reunions coming up for the Classes of 1956-61-66-76 and 1986! Click here […]

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Apr, 2016

A Warrior in need: Dick Agbabian ‘75

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[Posted April 10, 2016] Ella Fitzgerald and Bill Kenny sang “Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall” way back in 1944. That’s as true today as then, but for some, there is a little more rain. Pictured above: Dick Agbabian ‘75 (center) in happier times at Uni For those who remember Dick Agbabian ‘75, a happy-go-lucky personality who enjoyed a laugh as much as playing varsity baseball, the skies have been dark for some time. And getting darker. His sister explains the tragedy on their fund-raising Web site: My name […]

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Apr, 2016

It’s back: Uni’s All-Classes Picnic and Car Show coming May 15!

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[Posted April 5, 2016] Back by popular demand: the Uni All-Classes Picnic and Car Show, back on campus after a three-year absence on May 15. In addition to the vintage autos, there will be campus tours, a short State of the School address from Principal Eric Davidson and a special luncheon to commemorate the naming of the new athletics facilities as “Kampmann Stadium” and “Patton Track.” The event is free except for the luncheon, for which there is a separate charge. Stay tuned for more information!  

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Apr, 2016

Track & Field returns to Uni!

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[Posted April 2, 2016] It took more than a decade and a concerted effort to get a new, quality track installed, but home track & field meets are now a regular occurrence at Uni. Pictured above: Start of the Boys Varsity 1,600 m race vs. Hamilton and San Pedro (Photos courtesy Ivan Finkle/UHEF) The first meet was a practice (non-scoring) affair vs. Fairfax and L.A. Center for Enriched Studies (LACES) on Thursday, March 10, followed by a three-team meet vs. San Pedro and Hamilton on March 16. The Uni-San Pedro […]

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Apr, 2016

Warriors & Wildcats Report no. 36 now posted

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[Posted April 1, 2016] Busy time at the corner of Texas & Westgate this spring! Lots going on all over the Uni campus: it’s time to come home! Get the details in issue 36 of the UHEF Warriors & Wildcats Report: Help Uni look beautiful and volunteer on Spring Clean-Up Day on April 16! Tickets now available for the Kampmann Stadium & Patton Track luncheon on May 15! Online tickets available for Disney’s “High School Musical” on April 26-29. Reunions coming up for the Classes of 1956-61-66-76 and 1986! Remembering […]

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Mar, 2016

Barbara Nwaba ‘07: American Pentathlon Champion!

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[Posted March 28, 2016] Congratulations to a former Uni star athlete who won another U.S. national championship in track & field: Barbara Nwaba ‘07. After becoming the U.S. Heptathlon champ in 2015 (see her throwing the javelin above) and competing for the United States in the World Track & Field Championships last summer in Beijing, China, she won the U.S. indoor Pentathlon title in Crete, Nebraska on February 26-27 with 4,415 points. Her marks included: 8.62 in the 60 m Hurdles; 6-0 in the High Jump; 46-1 1/2 in the Shot […]

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Mar, 2016

Uni “Spring Cleaning” Day coming April 16!

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[Posted March 27, 2016] If cleanliness really is next to Godliness, then you have a chance to get closer to heaven on Saturday, April 16. Pictured above: The Uni fall clean-up team from October 2015 (Photo courtesy Janet Hirsch/UHEF) That’s the date for Uni’s semi-annual clean-up session and you can help make the campus more beautiful by lending a hand on “Spring Clean-Up Day.” No need for fancy sign-ups or registration. Just get on your work clothes and come ready to help on April 16 at 8 a.m. The starting point […]

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Mar, 2016

In memory of Uni alum Frank Sinatra Jr.

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[Posted March 23, 2016] Sad news of the loss of another Warrior: Frank Sinatra, Jr. (1944-2016) on March 16. He was 72. A member of Uni’s Winter ’61 class, the Associated Press obituary noted: Sinatra Jr. followed his father into music as a teenager, eventually working for the senior Sinatra as his musical director and conductor. … Sinatra Jr. was able to provide a link to his father’s music after his death, performing his songs and arrangements on tours and especially in Las Vegas. “Since my father’s death, a lot […]

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Mar, 2016

Class of 1986: Your reunion is ON!

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[Posted March 21, 2016] Reunions for the classes of 1956, 1966 and 1976 were announced months ago, but the Class of 1986 has stepped up. Thanks to the urging and relentless work of Kathleen Cohen and Beth Goldfarb, the 30-year get-together is set: Saturday, October 1, 2016 Marriott Marina del Rey 4100 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey 6 p.m. to Midnight Tickets are also on sale, along with other details (even a good room rate for those coming from out of town!) at the reunion Web site. Pricing depends on […]

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