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2017 letter from Russell Price
We received a warm greeting from Russell Price, vocal music at Ballard when we were there. Here's what he said:

Thanks, Bob and classmates, for your kind invitation to the reunion. My...
Last Post: Jun 9th 2017
Author: xianson@gmail.com
# of posts: 1
Letter from Russell Price
Thank you class of '67 for your kind invitation. I remember you very well, and I wish you a great reunion and celebration. I retired from teaching music in 1992 after 33 years. My wife Marilyn of...
Last Post: Aug 3rd 2007
Author: BobC
# of posts: 2
Greetings
Greetings to the class of "67. Thank you for including me in your celebration. My contribution right now may not be lengthy. As Robert Frost writes, "I've miles to go before I sleep, and miles to...
Last Post: Aug 3rd 2007
Author: MrsGifford
# of posts: 2
Input from an old chemistry instructor - Tom Griffith
Sorry I won't be able to make your reunion but sounds like you have a great one planned. Here's a short version of what I've been up to since 1966.
A lot of water has flowed over the dam...
Last Post: Jul 19th 2007
Author: tgriffith
# of posts: 3
I blow up a student
I remember when I blew up a student. I loved doing experiments and demonstrations in chemistry class. In today’s world we probably wouldn’t even be allowed to have some of the...
Last Post: Jul 19th 2007
Author: tgriffith
# of posts: 3
Letter from Rosella Christianson, Slater 2nd
Dear Ballard Class of 1967 students, Congratulations on reaching this milestone in your life. I hope you have had and will continue to have a happy, healthy and prosperous life in the good old...
Last Post: Jul 3rd 2007
Author: BobC
# of posts: 1
Letter from Judy Pace
Dear members of the Ballard Class of 67,
I received your lovely invitation to the reunion on the weekend of 07/07/07 (what a great date). The invitation and arrangements are impressive. ...
Last Post: Jun 26th 2007
Author: BobC
# of posts: 1
Letter from Marge Griffith
Marge Griffith, who now lives in Omaha, wrote this letter for our class: I am in good health and am 88 years old now. Wow! I'd love to join you at your class reunion, but my trips to Iowa are now...
Last Post: Jun 25th 2007
Author: BobC
# of posts: 1
Letter from Superintendent Fred Rohde
To the Ballard High School Class of 1967 June 18, 2007
Thank you very much for the invitation to your 40th Class reunion, but I/we will have to decline. I was just recently released from the...
Last Post: Jun 24th 2007
Author: BobC
# of posts: 1
Letter from James McNeal, BHS 67 Guidance Counselor
Jim McNeal sent me this note:
I really enjoyed seeing all of the photos of students and faculty. It brought back many good memories. After I left Ballard, I went to Cedar Rapids Jefferson...
Last Post: Jun 23rd 2007
Author: BobC
# of posts: 1
Note from Don Brendeland.
Shirlene and I are looking forward to the reunion. While I was at Ballard for only 8 months of your senior year, and had about a third of you in class, I have a lot of positive memories of that year...
Last Post: Jun 20th 2007
Author: BobC
# of posts: 1
Message from John Ronca, Principal at Ballard High School
Dear Class of 1967,

I would love to be at the reunion, but have plans with family in Wisconsin. As the current Ballard Principal, I commend all of you with your dedication to your...
Last Post: Jun 20th 2007
Author: BobC
# of posts: 1
you were great kids
I remember you were all great students – chemistry, physics and earth science classes. I don’t recall any of you being mean or particularly resistant to learning (you did have a lot of...
Last Post: Jun 19th 2007
Author: tgriffith
# of posts: 1
Locked in the closet
I remember when:

The chemistry class locked me in the band room closet. I was giving my traditional lecture in the band room – the only room large enough to hold all the...
Last Post: Jun 19th 2007
Author: tgriffith
# of posts: 1
Email from Coach Gresham Roskamp
Thank you for the invitation to your 40th anniversary, however, we cannot attend as we are involved in a granddaughter's wedding. In lieu, thereof, a little update on my life since leaving Huxley....
Last Post: Jun 17th 2007
Author: BobC
# of posts: 1
Letter from Coach Richard Lowery
Coach Richard Lowery wrote me this email in response to our invitation to him to attend our reunion. He gave me permission to publish it here for our classmates and friends to read:
Last Post: Jan 19th 2007
Author: BobC
# of posts: 1
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