40th anniversary reunion

of the Ross School Class of '68

40th anniversary reunion, Ross School class of 1968

located in the town of Ross, Marin County, California

 

Welcome!

 

November Update: Reunion Pics Page is under construction here.

 

 

Here is a new webpage all about the Ross Centennial and School Celebration

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Sad News

We've lost our old friend Steve Innes. I have no details except that someone announced his passing at our Ross reunion party in Sept., 2008.

 

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Sad News

We lost our old friend Joan Horak on Feb. 24, 2008. She was missed at the reunion.

Her obituary is online here. I've added pictures and part of her memorial service at the bottom of this page.

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Teacher updates: There's some good news and bad news: the good news is that one of our favorite 6th grade teachers, Mr. McGhee, is alive and well and attended our Ross reunion party. The bad news is that Mr. B. passed away in 2007.

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your old classmate,

Corby Waste

 

Class of 1968 pictures - more will be added

 Ross School 1st grade class picture (1960-1961)

Mrs. Droge's class

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New class pic

 Ross School 2nd grade class picture (1961-1962)

Mrs. Bello's class

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New class pic

 Ross School 4th grade class picture (1963-1964)

Mrs. Alesio's class

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New class pic

 Ross School 5th grade class picture (1964-1965)

Mrs. Hardy's class

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 Ross School 5th grade class picture (1964-1965)

Mrs. Snyder's class

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 Ross School 6th grade class picture (1965-1966)

Mr. McGhee's class

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 Ross School 7th grade class picture (1966-1967)

Mr. Peterson's class

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 Ross School 8th grade class picture (1967-1968)

Mrs. Beckwith's class

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Ross School Reunion

Class of 1968, Ross School 40th reunion committee

Calling all classmates, email me at

corby@earthlink.net

 

Class of '68 members on Classmates.com

 

 Ross School website

 

 

Sad News

 

Joan Horak Wonacott, 1954-2008

Joan's obituary at the Marin IJ Online

 

This is from Joan's memorial service.

 

 

 

 

   

Gerry Warburg

Gerald Warburg is widely viewed as one of Washington’s most accomplished government relations professionals.

He is currently executive vice president of Cassidy & Associates , married with children and living in Arlington, Virginia.

 

Gerald Felix Warburg’s “The Mandarin Club”

"A contemporary Washington mystery with a high tech, China twist . . . A brilliantly-conceived spy novel introducing seven engaging characters whose lives are transformed by crisis. "

Published in May, 2006

Available on Amazon.com here.

 Read the reviews here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ross School class of '68 member Dwight Rounds is an author, married with children and living in Austin, Texas.

 

"1964-1972": A commentary on the best era of pop music, and an irreverent look at the musicians and social movements of the time" .

Dwight's book website is www.animalstozombies.com

 

 

 

 Ross news

 

Mr. Gowan has died


Robert "Bob" Gowan Passed away on July 26th, 2007, in Palm Springs, CA, following complications after bypass surgery at the age of eighty. Bob resided most of his life in Marin County. He is survived by his two children, Margaret Briggs of the Azores, Portugal and John Gowan of Novato; and his three grandchildren, Anne, Julia and Jack Briggs of the Azores, Portugal. Bob was a teacher and a principal in the Reed Union School District and Superintendent/Principal of the Ross School District. He served in the military during World War II. Bob was an avid tennis player and active member of the Mt. Tamalpais Racquet Club in Larkspur. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Novato on Thursday, August 23rd at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorial/remembrances be sent to the Northern California Kidney Foundation, 131 Steuart Street, Suite 520, San Francisco, CA 94105.

 

Welcome to the town of Ross

official site

Ross, California on Wikipedia
 Community picnic in Ross (July 4, 2008)  Unexpectedly large Ross Common crowd chows down (July 4, 2006)

New book tells history of Ross
 Hard-hit Ross butcher business to close afer 60 years

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pictures of Corby

 

 

Here's a link to Corby's website: