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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

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 ...

Mission High School Makes San Francisco Basketball History  CBS San Francisco

The Mission High School Bears wandered into new territory and became the first San Francisco public school to win a state title.

Mission-based education program celebrates $6 million in funding  Mission Local

Mission Promise Neighborhoods, now expanded to nine schools, received $6 million from the Department of Education to help kids succeed.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

State champs! Mission first San Francisco public school to win crown  The Mercury News

Mission's Robert Lee (24) and teammate U'Jah Pratt (32) leap in celebration as their team celebrate their win against Villa Park during boys Division III CIF state ...

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 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.

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 ...

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.

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

It was another election forum, another school night, and most of the candidates running for the three open seats on the San Francisco school board were arrayed ...

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 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.

Progressive mayoral hopefuls rumble for SF's Mission  Mission Local

The Mission District is shaping up to be a battleground for the two leading progressive mayoral candidates, District 6 Supervisor Jane Kim and former.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

'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, ...

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

FDA seizes documents at San Francisco headquarters of America's largest e-cigarette seller JUUL  KGO-TV

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

Mission High Parties with the 49ers at Lookout  Mission Local

Mission High students--they can run, jump and ace a test. By SHALWAH EVANS.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Girls' soccer: J.Serra's D'Aquila, Mission's Lopez earn POY honors  Angelus News

San Gabriel Mission High School's Southern California Regional championship team dominated the 2018 All-CIF Southern Section first team selections in girls' ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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.

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

Our tipsters continue to alert us on important issues and notable happenings around the city—here's a look at we've received in the last two weeks. To join in on ...

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.

Mission High tops San Marin 63-40 in NorCal Division 3 playoff  SFGate

Mission High's boys team took a 10-0 lead, finished the third quarter on a 22-1 run, did not trail and routed San Marin-Novato 63-40 in a first-round Northern ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Soccer: SG Mission, J.Serra win second straight CIF titles  Angelus News

San Gabriel Mission High School capped a dominant season with a convincing 4-0 victory over Rialto March 2 to win the Division 6 CIF-Southern Section ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Blast from the Past: The Vintage Schoolhouses of San Francisco  Curbed SF

With the recent news that it costs a whopping $402K to support a child until adulthood in San Francisco, it's no wonder that dogs tend to outnumber kids in this ...

Making the case for mariachi  San Francisco Chronicle

in his 20s, Garcia is a co-founder and instructor at Mariachi Academy of Music in San Jose. The rise of mariachi may seem like a surprise, with its old-school ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

New John O'Connell Principal Aims to Bring Consistency, Create Community School  Mission Local

In the decade that Margot Goldstein has been an 11th-grade U.S. history teacher at John O'Connell High School, she has worked under five different.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 effect: Taking a knee in high school sports  CNN

Political football has a whole new meaning since 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the national anthem.

Where Are the Muni Assistants?  Mission Local

They are supposed to ride the buses afters school to prevent problems, but few have seen them. The cost to the city? $673.556. En Español.

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.

SAN FRANCISCO / Another man killed before funeral ends / Shooting victim was cousin of slain Mission High student  San Francisco Chronicle

A San Francisco man was killed Tuesday in a midday shooting in a Western Addition parking lot while his cousin -- another victim of gun violence -- was being ...

Union Square Gallery Owner Will Open in the Mission  Mission Local

If everything goes according to plan, the owner of the well-known Weinstein Gallery, famous for its 20th Century offerings of work from Picasso,

UCSF Plans to Shutter Clinic Serving Minority Youth  Mission Local

See update below. One of a handful of youth clinics serving the Mission, Bayview, Excelsior, and Visitacion Valley communities will be shut down by the.

Latin Rock rocks at Mission District fiesta  Mission Local

Four stages with music and entertainment took over the Calle 24 Latino Cultural District on Sunday from 11 p.m. to 5 p.m. featuring rock as well as.

San Francisco To Cover Renewal Fees For DACA Recipients  CBS San Francisco Bay Area

San Francisco will cover the cost of application fees for participants in the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program who need to renew their ...

Greek-American War Hero Antonis Kounalakis Passes Away  Greek Reporter

Antonis Kounalakis, a Cretan who fought the Nazis as an underground guerilla died at the age of 94 in his adopted California.

Families of Police Shooting Victims Walk In "River of Sorrow" Through SF's Mission  Mission Local

Family and friends of three men shot by police officers visited the sites of the shootings in a Sunday morning procession they dubbed the “River of.

Third-graders assemble a whale skeleton in SF City Hall  SFGate

Sixteen third-graders from the Mission District turned a bunch of bones into the full-length skeleton of a long-dead juvenile gray whale named Gracie inside City ...

Oakland theater group’s gritty stories help city kids find voice  San Francisco Chronicle

As the play begins, the small stage at Gritty City Repertory Youth Theatre is empty for only a moment. Then the lights begin to flash and the sound of explosions ...

Keep Failing Schools Open, Say Parents  Mission Local

Parents of low-performing schools aren't prepared to support the shutting down of the schools, one of the four options for low-achieving schools.

In Dolores Park, it's not hard to get a beer – or art  Mission Local

Andrew had been sitting beside his cooler on the Dolores Park bench for just a few minutes on Saturday when a man walking down the path approached him.

Mission Women Honored  Mission Local

The 10 Women Campaign will honor 10 women Saturday at ODC for their work as bridge builders who bring together disparate communities. The award ...

The Year in Images - 2016  San Francisco Chronicle

The best images of 2016 from The San Francisco Chronicle.

Changing Management Gives Public Housing Tenants New Hope  Mission Local

Public housing in the city as we know it is coming to an end — that is, it will become largely nonprofit owned and operated within the next two years as part of a ...

Mission Latin Radio Legend Chata Gutierrez, 1953 - 2013  Mission Local

Chata Gutierrez was a salsa DJ legend and Mission District icon who fought for recognition — and pure enjoyment — of Latin music via the KPOO and KPFA.

State Senate race locked in furious dead heat between Kim, Wiener  San Francisco Chronicle

On a recent evening beneath the tower of Mission High School, there was plenty of tension and lots of yelling surrounding the District 11 state Senate race.

Junk Food Ban In Canadian Schools Already Showing Results  Huffington Post Canada

HALIFAX — In Canada's ongoing battle against childhood obesity, one simple weapon appears to be working. Over the past 12 years, six provinces have ...

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