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Welcome to the site for the Wheat Ridge Class of 1964!

The purpose of this site is to facilitate communication between our classmates and friends about a range of topics including reunion plans, sharing memories, and getting reacquainted. A lot has happened since 1964 and we encourage you to share your stories with your classmates. We hope you will come back frequently to find information about your Farmer classmates. This site will be updated periodically with new information as we get it.

The WRHS 1964, PO Box has been closed.For future snail mail send complaints to Will Hardesty, 12420 W. Ellsworth, Lakewood, CO 80234 (he ignores complaints as well as anyone) or Ed Church, 640 11th St. Golden, CO 80401 (he prefers money). Communication is best by email: wrhs1964@gmail.com

Spring, almost summer update:

A summer WRHS 1964 update. Hope a warm and fun summer is in your plans.

 First sad news. Pat Mahaney passed away in early May in Golden. She had owned a picture framing business in Golden and had sold it about 4 years ago.

 Mike Sandberg had a heart attack early in 2017 and bypass surgery in February. He is improving and as we all would anticipate, he is working hard to get back in shape. He says 80% at this time.

 Cindy Bagby Ferguson had back surgery last August 2016 and is now recuperating. She says she will be at the picnic in late July.

 That brings us to the Summer Picnic. It is July 29 at Prospect Park at 44th and Robb Street in Wheat Ridge – the usual place from Noon to 4 PM. Bring your own beer and a small side dish (salad, dessert, chips). Plates, plastic-ware, cups, napkins and chicken will be provided. All of the classes from 1960 to 1969 have been invited, so it will be a larger group.

 WRHS is involved in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineer and Math) program. The students WON the National competition with their Hydrogen powered car.   

See http://goldentranscript.net/stories/stem-team-regains-top-spot-at-eco-marathon,248367?

 for further information. 

When junior Gabriella Cordova was driving Wheat Ridge High School’s prototype hydrogen fuel cell car in the Shell Eco-Marathon, she was only able to focus on her driving.

 “I was working with my teammates on the turns,” she said. “I knew we did well, but I was shocked to hear we won.”

 Pitchfork, as the car is named, ended up doing better than anyone could’ve imagined.

 Thanks to the dedication of students and the support of the community, Wheat Ridge’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) team claimed a first-place victory at the annual marathon, held April 27-30 in Detroit. The win marks the second national title won by the Farmers.

 The STEM program is funded by many sources, but a main source is a WRHS Class competition, where classes compete in donating to the program. I believe Class of 1962 won last year. Some interest has been expressed by 1964 classmates, but we are looking for someone to head up the cause.

 Planning for a 55th Reunion is starting. Will Hardesty is willing to sacrifice his mind (what is left of it) to the cause, but he needs help. Who would be willing to work on a 55-year class reunion?  Contact Will at wbhpc@aol.com .  We're going to start planning this summer. Does anyone have any suggestions for venues for any, some or all of the activities we might have at our reunion? Does anyone have any suggestions for activities at the 55-year reunion?

You can be in the picture if you attend July 29, 2017.  2016 Picnic. A great picnic, with 21 classmates attending.  Not sure total, but probably 75 peoples from the classes from 1961 to 1965.

Left to right: Bill Oriel, Sue Downing, Will Hardesty, Diana Targhetta Murphy, Sher Long, Barbara Walsh Barton, Bob Morvay, Carol Finne Oriel, Tom Bohm, Mike Sandberg, Ciby Bagby Ferguson, Pete Fieber, Galen Altman, Judy Edinger Ziegler, Diane Hale Kolesar, Ed Church, Nancy Cornelison West, Doug Meyer. Missing because they escaped earlier: Diana Kifer TenEyck, Kathy Gibson Duncan and Alan Davis

Bios, Calendar, and more...

If you are interested in adding content to the site in general or your webpage specifically, email info to wrhs1964@gmail.com .Text should be in WORD or text in the email and picture should be .jpeg

As a part of the picnic the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or STEAM, which adds Art were at the picnic. Six students and 2 teachers had there hydrogen powered car with them, that won 2nd Place at a competition in Detroit. We will be getting everyone information about helping them to you soon. This is a program that attracts students to WRHS, similar to the Baccalaureate program at Lakewood. 

Sad to report that Lynn Piddock Sowder and Lou Beth Casselman Sunblade passed away recently

WRHS 1964 photos




WRHS 64 Individual Photos