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MHS Varsity Boys Basketball Championship

March 1, 2018 by Rosland McGilbery Butler (Register to contact)

The AAA/SF Section Varsity Basketball championships are set for tomorrow, March 2, at Kezar Pavilion. Lowell (12-4) and Mission (16-0) begin the action at 5:00pm in the boys title game.

Gates open for spectators at 4:00pm. Win or lose, all four teams will advance to the CIF NorCal tournament beginning March 7.

2013 Old School Alumni Reunion

February 21, 2013 by Rosland McGilbery Butler (Register to contact)

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2013 Old School Alumni Reunion
The 1970's (1970-1979) Meets the 1980's (1980-1989)
Saturday, September 28, 2013
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location: Verdi Club - San Francisco
Menu: Buffet Style
Cost: T.B.D. range $50-$60 per person or $90-$100 per couple

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Cocktail/Registration
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm Dinner
9:30 pm - 10:00 pm Program
10:00 pm - 12:00 am Dancing

Please go onto the MHS reunion website to REGISTER your contact information on the mailing list and to sign the guestbook.


Information regarding ticket sales and/or online payment options will be available shortly.

Hope to see you all in September, Go Bears!

Rosland Butler (McGilbery)
Alumni Reunion Coordinator
Class of 1980

2010 MHS Alumni Reunion

August 25, 2010 by Rosland McGilbery Butler (Register to contact)

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The 2010 MHS Alumni Reunion & McNealy Gymnasium Dedication will be on Saturday, October 2 2010.

Go to the reunion website http://www.*****/****or call (510) 282-XXXX for more info.

The gymnasium dedication for Ernest "Mac" McNealy, Sr. which is a fundraiser so we are trying to reach anyone who knew him regardless to what year you attended MHS or Poly.

50+ Reunion JAN2011

August 12, 2010 by Mariano Aurelio (Register to contact)

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Ricardo Olivas, '63 is heading up a Mission Reunion 50+ Years Classes: '59 thru '65. Details are also on *****.Com - Select "reunions' menu at the top of the Mission Home Page.

Contact: *****

EVITE URL (copy/paste on explr address line):


Mission High School News From Around The Web

Mission High School Bears advance to football section finals  Mission Local

The Mission High School football team defeated Galileo 27-0 Friday evening to qualify to the San Francisco section championship game. The Bears will take on ...

Mission's Cinderella story hits midnight — Bears thumped by Lincoln in city championship  Mission Local

Only for a brief moment did the Mission High School Bears pose a threat to the onslaught by Lincoln High at Kezar Stadium last night. Down 14-0 at the.

Mission High School Makes San Francisco Basketball History  CBS San Francisco

SACRAMENTO (KPIX 5) — The Mission High School Bears wandered into new territory and became the first San Francisco public school to win a state title.

Meet the Mission Bears football squad playing Friday for the San Francisco title  Mission Local

The Mission High School football team will play for the San Francisco section title this Friday at 5 p.m. against undefeated Lincoln. Despite their 6-4 record ...

Mission High principal claims developer reps impersonated Planning Commission members on phone — public meeting nixed  Mission Local

Accusations fly as Mission High meeting regarding 1979 Mission project, the so-called "Monster in the Mission," is controversially canceled A Planning.

High schools: Mission exiting the baseball wilderness  SFGate

Mission's motto when 1983 graduate Chris Ayag took over the program in 2015 was “Bring Mission baseball back to the glory days.” This year, it has been ...

SF schools’ move to delay algebra shows positive results, district says  San Francisco Chronicle

The San Francisco school board's controversial decision to delay algebra instruction until high school is paying off in more students taking higher-level math ...

Mission Promise Neighborhood to continue with $6 million federal grant  Mission Local

A community-based education program called Mission Promise Neighborhood plans to double in scope while operating on half the federal funds. But its.

Mission High heads to state championship! (SF Gate)  Mission Local

Mission High has made history. From last night's game in Fairfield, SF Gate reports: FAIRFIELD — It first looked as though it was going to be easy. And.

Mission Accomplished: Mission High first SF public school to win state championship |  El Tecolote

With the high school bands playing, the spotlight focused on center court for the finale of San Francisco's basketball “Cinderella” story, as the Mission High ...

SAT exam abruptly canceled at Mission High School  SFGate

More than 100 students crowded outside of Mission High School early Saturday morning to take the SAT test, only to find the doors locked and a paper sign ...

SF teenager killed in quadruple shooting ‘way too young to die’  San Francisco Examiner

The teenager killed in a quadruple shooting near the border of the Excelsior early Saturday morning has been identified as a 19-year-old man from the neigh.

Mission High basketball players make history in state capitol  Mission Local

The Mission High School boys basketball team made history on Friday night becoming the first San Francisco public school to win a state title. The 82-75.

Mission High Basketball Team Aims for Historic Win  Mission Local

Mission High School basketball players are hoping to make history for their team. After beating the first-ranked, private-school opponent St. Ignatius.

Neighbor claims teenager gunned down in SF's Excelsior was visiting illegal gambling den  Mission Local

In the early morning hours of Saturday, August 11, gunfire erupted at Mission and Geneva, injuring three young adults and killing 19-year-old Gerson.

San Francisco's Mission High basketball team treated to special night at Oracle Arena  KGO-TV

Mission High School's boys' basketball team is enjoying the spotlight more than one week since capturing the state championships, the first time ever for a San ...

Mission community cries foul after hearing for 'Monster in the Mission' is cancelled |  El Tecolote

A Nov. 1 Public Commissioner hearing at Mission High School regarding the infamous “Monster in the Mission” development was cancelled abruptly after ...

Here are the 10 best public high schools in San Francisco  San Francisco Business Times

San Francisco's list of its best public high schools span neighborhoods across the city from North Beach to the Mission to Diamond Heights to Merced Manor.

Mission High Students Join Hundreds in Anti-Trump Protest  Mission Local

Dozens of students from Mission High School marched to City Hall and joined hundreds of other San Francisco high schoolers in a city-wide walk-out on.

Shooting at Mission and Geneva kills 1, injures 3 [Updated]  Hoodline

The SFPD is investigating a shooting that killed one and injured three around 2 a.m. Saturday, August 11, at Mission and Geneva in the Outer Mission.

Mission High Basketball Team Honored at City Hall  Mission Local

Mayor Ed Lee and the supervisors honored the Mission High School basketball team on Wednesday evening for doing what no other high school in San ...

Mission High Football Players Kneel With Kaepernick  Mission Local

Mission High School football head coach Greg Hill was looking toward the American flag when, out of the corner of his eye, he caught a glimpse of his.

Buy a taco at Tacolicious, help a kid  KGO-TV

Who would have thought that selling tacos could help feed the minds of hundreds of students? Sara Deseran and her husband are the owners of Tacolicious ...

The high health toll of SF's relentless rent increases  Mission Local

Everyone knows that the rent is too damn high, but for seniors in the Mission and all across San Francisco, the mental health implications born from the.

SF public schools celebrate African American honor roll students  KGO-TV

For the past 24 years, the San Francisco Alliance of Black School Educators has acknowledged African American students who have earned a 3.0-grade point ...

Niamey Harris just wants to keep Mission High smiling  SFGate

On Wednesday, Mission senior Niamey Harris was named the Academic Athletic Association's boys basketball Player of the Year for the second consecutive ...

Mission High Principal Wins 'Dreamcatcher' Arts Award  Mission Local

Mission High School Principal Eric Guthertz has received the annual Dreamcatcher Award from the San Francisco Unified School District Arts Festival for.

Young men on a mission at Mission High School  San Francisco Chronicle

As he watched his city champions warm up for Monday's practice, coach Arnold Zelaya explained how the Mission High boys basketball team came together.

Youths Step Up to Question School Board Candidates  San Francisco Public Press

This article was updated Nov. 16 and appears in the winter 2019 print edition of the Public Press. It was another election forum, another school night, and most of ...

Photo illustration: The Mission during the 1906 quake vs. today  Mission Local

The 1906 earthquake leveled most of San Francisco and its old glamour. But the city persisted, rebuilt and now looks to the future. We thought it would be.

Shadowy PAC's political ads infuriate tenants' rights groups, may violate law  Mission Local

In the final days before Tuesday's election, a new political independent expenditure committee has formed to disseminate broadsides against Mark Leno and.

How many hoops must Manny Yekutiel jump through before he's deemed worthy to set foot in the Mission?  Mission Local

hen you wander into Manny's at 16th and Valencia, everything is chill. It's a big space. And it's crowded. People are working on projects, sipping $1.75.

The best photos in Mission Local in 2018  Mission Local

Our 12-month orbit around the sun is nearly complete. And to commemorate the end of the year, we're taking a look at our favorite photos of 2018. There.

Mega Millions players clog SF stores as jackpot soars to $970 million  San Francisco Chronicle

People lined up in San Francisco liquor stores, gas stations and doughnut shops Thursday to buy a $2 lottery ticket in hopes of winning the near-$1 billion ...

Infusion of housing delivers hope to SF, helps families  San Francisco Chronicle

Growing up in the Alice Griffith housing project in San Francisco's Hunters Point almost ruined Samuel Vaughn's life before it got started. The rotting ...

No charges filed against men arrested following fatal Mission District shooting  Mission Local

The two men arrested on Sunday in connection with a fatal shooting in the Mission District were promptly released early this week, pending a law enforcement ...

Snap: Mission High School  Mission Local

I have lived in San Francisco since 1961 when my Dad moved us for his new employment from Stockton, CA. It was great growing up in the City back then.

High Schools in Mission See More Students Graduate  Mission Local

It didn't look like Michelle Nguyen, 17, would make it through high school a few years ago. After a successful middle school career, Nguyen ended up at.

City funding of youth gardening program nixed due to fiscal "irregularities"  Mission Local

The San Francisco Sheriff's Department and Public Utilities Commission abruptly terminated a $2 million grant to the Garden Project, a nonprofit that runs.

Carlos Santana Returns to His Alma Mater Mission High School October 24th to Honor and Promote the School's Academic Achievements  PR Newswire

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Carlos Santana's dream to "come home" to Mission High School (Mission) will be realized on Monday morning ...

Mission High Parties with the 49ers at Lookout  Mission Local

By SHALWAH EVANS. Mission High students wore Athletic Scholars Advancement Program t-shirts. The Lookout in San Francisco's Castro District filled ...

Mission tops St. Ignatius in NorCal Division 3 semifinals  SFGate

Jayden Forston's floater bounded high off the rim and 6-foot-2 Niamey Harris leaped high to send the ball straight down. Considered one of the greatest ...

Mission High basketball team headed to state finals for first time |  El Tecolote

FAIRFIELD, March 18— With 16.7 seconds left on the clock Saturday night, Mission High senior guard Niamey Harris stepped to the line and sunk the biggest ...

Once more unto the breach: The fate of Prop. C is now wholly in the lawyers' hands  Mission Local

Mayor Breed's gesture aiding Prop. C, the homeless measure she opposed means less than you think. But, also, more.

Patricia Maris  The Triplicate

Patricia Jean Riley Maris, best known for her passion of community *service* and love for animals, passed peacefully on Dec. 2, 2018, a few days shy of her 92nd ...

Firefighters battle 20-acre blaze near Sunol, expect to mop up overnight  San Francisco Chronicle

Firefighters battling a 20-acre blaze Wednesday evening hoped to contain the blaze just northwest of Sunol and planned to mop up and remain on the scene ...

San Francisco Could Be First in California to Give Non-Citizens School Board Vote  Mission Local

If a new ballot measure passes in November, San Francisco may become the first city in California to give non-citizens a vote in local school board.

Contra Costa sheriff’s deputies search for missing 8-year-old Bay Point boy  San Francisco Chronicle

Sheriff's deputies are searching for an 8-year-old boy who was last seen outside of a Bay Point apartment complex early Thursday evening. Emiliano Tolento ...

Whatever Happened To Dorland Street?  Hoodline

Ever wondered why Dorland Street, the quiet alley that technically stretches from Guerrero to Sanchez, dead-ends at Dolores and Church streets—forcing ...

'March for our Lives' events draw large crowds in Bay Area  KGO-TV

Thousands joined the 'March for our Lives' movement on Saturday to speak out against gun violence. It was spearheaded by student survivors in Parkland, ...

An oasis, for her: New women’s-only clubhouse opens in the Mission  Curbed SF

When Molly Goodson walked through the doors of the light grey, 100-plus-year-old church in the heart of the Mission, she knew she had just walked into the ...

FDA seizes documents from America's largest e-cigarette seller JUUL  KABC-TV

The Food and Drug Administration is now reviewing documents seized from the San Francisco headquarters of JUUL Labs -- America's largest seller of ...

Man killed on I-80 posts Facebook photo minutes before crash  Auburn Journal

Richard Segovia's car left Interstate 80 on Sunday, crashed through a guardrail and ended up on its side down an embankment.

Mayor Ed Lee in the Mission District  Mission Local

During Mayor Ed Lee's tenure as mayor, housing, police and homelessness were overriding issues in the Mission. For many Mission voters, he was not always.

Mission’s title brings Bears a No. 1 ranking  SFGate

Mission's title brings Bears a No. 1 ranking Following a 35-1 season that included the first state basketball title in San Francisco Section history, Mission has ...

Lincoln tops Mission for S.F. Section title  SFGate

In the aftermath of Lincoln's 22-12 San Francisco Section/Turkey Day Game championship win over Mission on Thursday at Kezar Stadium, Ronald Phelps was ...

Santana returns to alma mater, guitar blazing  San Francisco Chronicle

Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana walked through the entrance to San Francisco's Mission High School on Monday morning, ready to play his guitar and ...

Pittsburg man upset after breakup lied to FBI about mass shooting plot by ex-girlfriend  San Francisco Chronicle

A Pittsburg man pleaded guilty Friday to lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents that his ex-girlfriend and her brother were planning a high school ...

Michael Brown Senior Attends Rally at Mission High School  Mission Local

The teenage brother of a young man shot and killed by police officers in San Pablo as he ran, unarmed from a car crash in 2009, told hundreds of students.

As Parents Get More Choice, SF Schools Resegregate  San Francisco Public Press

San Francisco faces a challenge: promoting educational options without undermining classroom diversity. Each January, parents across San Francisco rank ...

San Francisco high schools bump graduation rates  SFBay

Graduation rates for San Francisco's public high school students have continued to increase overall, according to state data released this week. The overall ...

Fire contained west of Healdsburg in Sonoma County, one structure destroyed  San Francisco Chronicle

Firefighters contained a fire in the hills of Sonoma County on Friday night that destroyed one building, officials said. Fire personnel with the California ...

Richard Quintana | Obituaries  San Mateo Daily Journal

Richard Quintana, born June 18, 1933, in Durango, Colorado, to Augustine and Marie T. Quintana, died Dec. 29, 2018, at the age of 85.

Vallejo man hospitalized with extensive burns after car crash  San Francisco Chronicle

A 33-year-old man is in the hospital with extensive burns on his body after the Kia Optima he was driving crashed into a wooden fence in Vallejo Saturday ...

San Jose police search for attacker in fatal stabbing  San Francisco Chronicle

San Jose police detectives are searching for the person who fatally stabbed a 46-year-old San Jose man last weekend. Police officers responded to a report of ...

SF's Dolores Park Cafe celebrates 20 years in a changing Mission  Mission Local

The sights, smells, sounds and tastes at Dolores Park Cafe are familiar to locals. That is because it was one of the first neighborhood cafes to open its.

Police arrest 90-year-old San Jose man on suspicion of murder  San Francisco Chronicle

A 90-year-old San Jose man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of murdering his stepdaughter last week, police announced Thursday. Anthony Aiello was ...

Three teens arrested in fatal Antioch shooting  San Francisco Chronicle

Three teenage boys were arrested this week in connection with the fatal shooting of a boy in the parking lot of a Lucky Supermarket in north Antioch on Oct. 9, ...

Fairfield man fatally shot by domestic partner during police chase  San Francisco Chronicle

A Fairfield man is dead after being shot by his romantic partner during a police chase Thursday afternoon, officials said. According to police, the woman pleaded ...

18-Year-Old San Francisco Man Charged With Bernal Heights Murder, Held Without Bail  CBS San Francisco Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A man arrested Thursday in connection with a Bernal Heights shooting that killed a man and seriously injured a woman made an ...

Mission High’s Dante Club, 8 years and many successes later  SFGate

Eight years ago, they were high school students who spent every Saturday morning together trying to gain a foothold in their adopted country by drinking coffee, ...

Marina Vs. Mission: How They Compare On Businesses, Brunch, Rents, & More  Hoodline

For much of the last decade, the Marina and the Mission were seen by some as divergent neighborhoods. Up north, the Marina is viewed by many as a bastion ...

Science Workshop Celebrates 25 Years in the Mission  Mission Local

For the past 25 years, Mission resident Dan Sudran and his small team of instructors at the Mission Science Workshop have provided underserved students.

Two drivers struck and killed Santa Rosa man — then fled scene, police say  San Francisco Chronicle

The fatal hit-and-run of a pedestrian in Santa Rosa involved two drivers who fled the scene, not just one — as police initially thought, officials said Wednesday.

SF Weekend: Excelsior Sunday Streets, March For Our Lives, TreasureFest, More  Hoodline

The first weekend of spring brings street fairs, flea markets and fireworks.

JROTC Wins Battle with the District  Mission Local

Mission High School is one of seven schools in the district that will have JROTC reinstated. By AMANDA MARTINEZ.

SF looking for volunteers to help with annual homeless survey  San Francisco Examiner

San Francisco's Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing is looking for volunteers to help with its Point-In-Time Homeless Street Count of residen.

Missing 16-year-old girl found safe, man suspected of kidnapping her arrested by Pittsburg police  San Francisco Chronicle

The missing 16-year-old girl and the man suspected of kidnapping her in Hayward have both been found hours after officials announced a statewide Amber ...

Twelve alleged members of MS-13 from Santa Cruz indicted  San Francisco Chronicle

A federal grand jury in San Jose indicted 12 alleged members of a violent Santa Cruz-based street gang on charges including murder, arson, extortion and ...

Picking the Right Public School  Mission Local

Hundreds of parents filtered through John O'Connell High School on a recent Saturday. Many had kids and spouses in tow. Others, mostly mothers, were by.

Hot Off The Tipline: High School Basketball Champs, Graffiti Galore, Bedbugs At The Movies, More  Hoodline

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High-speed chase on I-580 ends with two arrests in Oakland  San Francisco Chronicle

Two people were arrested Thursday afternoon after a 30-minute police chase on Interstate 580 through Alameda County, authorities said. California Highway ...

California schools seek to increase understanding of special education students with 'Inclusive Schools Week'  EdSource

Some California school districts – including San Francisco Unified and Los Angeles Unified – are part of a nationwide initiative that seeks to increase awareness ...

Mission tops Burton for AAA boys title  SFGate

Mission tops Burton for AAA boys title Mission boys basketball coach Arnold Zelaya was having trouble keeping his players happy earlier in the season. No one ...

Missing in Action: Breed Has Spotty Attendance Record for Mayoral Forums - March 28, 2018  SF Weekly

Thirty minutes into a March 8 mayoral forum organized by the San Francisco Democratic Party, Board of Supervisors President and mayoral candidate London ...

Photos: San Gabriel Valley valedictorians for the Class of 2018  The San Gabriel Valley Tribune

We asked schools across the San Gabriel Valley to have their valedictorians submit their photos and some biographical information to celebrate their ...

San Francisco's Most Famous Natives  thebolditalic

Written by Rhea St. Julien and illustrated by Mia Nolting. If you're raising your kid in San Francisco or grew up here, you're in good company. Here's a list of our ...

Orlando Trujillo Painting is a true family business  San Mateo Daily Journal

When, 33 years ago, Orlando Trujillo purchased a corner house in the Baywood neighborhood of San Mateo, an eyesore neglected for years, he transformed it ...

Free Muni Program for Youth Kicks Off  Mission Local

Dozens of San Francisco youths and several city leaders, including supervisors David Campos and John Avalos, gathered Wednesday afternoon on the steps ...

Shop local disrupted: Valencia Cyclery  Mission Local

We talked to Paul Olszewski, 64, owner and general manger of Valencia Cyclery in the Mission since June 1, 1985, about his business and it didn't take.

Mission High Soccer Team Rolls Over John O'Connell  Mission Local

This year the Yaotl trophy stayed at Mission High School -- not because the Mission High School Bears' head coach Scott Kennedy forgot to bring the trophy.

Threatened with closure, UCSF youth health center finds new home  Mission Local

Imperiled by a loss of funding and an expiring lease, a year of uncertainty about the future of the New Generation Health Center ended this week with.

Schools now required to stock, train staff on lifesaving EpiPens  SFGate

When the student arrived in the wellness center at San Francisco's Mission High School, she said her eyes felt funny, then almost immediately told school nurse ...

Obituary of Gloria Davis  The Union of Grass Valley

Gloria Davis died surrounded by her family after a short illness on December 9, 2017 at Sierra Nevada Memorial hospital in Grass Valley, CA. She was born on ...

A piece of the pie / From coastal farm to city cafe, Mission High students learn about baking and beyond  San Francisco Chronicle

a new Bay Area venture is acting on the potential of pie to connect urbanites to local farms, to inspire inner-city youth, and to encourage more sustainable food ...

Good Food Advocate Shakirah Simley Bids Bi-Rite Farewell  Mission Local

As Community Program Manager at Bi-Rite Market, Shakirah Simley married her passion for “good food” and social justice, helping to nourish San Francisco's.

Introducing … your 1934 Mission Reds baseball team  SFGate

Over the decade and a half I've worked at the San Francisco Chronicle, nothing in the city has been strip-mined of its coolness like the Mission District. If there's ...

SAN FRANCISCO / Cell phones a high priority, even among poor teens  San Francisco Chronicle

J.J. Payne, a 17-year-old senior at Mission High School in San Francisco, carries two cell phones with him wherever he goes. He uses his white Nokia phone ...

In California, lessons on transgender student access to facilities  EdSource

As schools across the nation work, often for the first time, to ensure a welcoming environment for students who are transgender, California has lessons to share, ...

Kaepernick Doesn't Show at Third Baptist Church in San Francisco  NBC Bay Area

Colin Kaepernick, a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers in the spotlight for failing to stand up during pregame national anthems and voicing controversial ...

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