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It's Robert Correia's birthday today.
Dec 15, 2017 at 1:33 AM
Dec 13, 2017 at 1:33 AM
Dec 10, 2017 at 10:48 AM

Happy Birthday, Caroline! Maybe we can 'do lunch' someday!?!~

Dec 10, 2017 at 1:33 AM
Dec 10, 2017 at 1:33 AM
Joan Staley posted a message.
Nov 22, 2017 at 10:49 AM

Happy Birthday, James!

Nov 21, 2017 at 1:33 AM
Joan Staley posted a message. New comment added.
Sep 21, 2017 at 11:04 AM

Posted on: Sep 19, 2017 at 11:59 AM

As we are remembering old school stories of teachers and such, I have a humorous little story of when I was learning 'division' in Mrs. Begovich's 6th grade class at Harding Elementary. My father was recording me about "what I learned in school today, Joanie", and it was published in the Berkeley Gazette newspaper later (1979) (or Richmond Independent) in Lance Gilmore's column. My Dad worked as an audio-visual technician at KPIX and was always recording us at home (singing and just talking). Here he interviews me regarding the above:

Dad: What did you learn in school today, Joanie?

Joan: Ah, we did ah, arithmetic, and, later on we ah did, ah real hard arithmetic, we do division now and, ah, I'm going to do one; first, you put your two down, then you put a thing, something like a riggymunch, something like that....
Dad: What's that?
Joan: Something, I forget, don't know what it's called.
Dad: A little divider?
Joan: Yeah, divider, and, ah, put eighteen down and, ah, you have to, ah, figure it out. Then it's really nine, and there's your answer! That's division.

I don't know where I came up with the word "riggymunch" for the word divisor, but I may have heard something Ms. Begovich said regarding that and I made something up and I lost it in the translation!

Nina Holmes posted a message. New comment added.
Sep 18, 2017 at 2:57 PM

Posted on: Sep 17, 2017 at 10:35 AM

Happy Birthday!

Wayne Lynch posted a message. New comment added.
Sep 18, 2017 at 2:54 PM

Posted on: Sep 18, 2017 at 10:53 AM

Happy birthday young lady! Seems like just yesterday we were standing in line in Mr. Shroegren and Mr. Burkes 4th grade class at Kensington elementary.....hope all is well and good with you. A big hug! W.

Donna Agathos Hughes posted a message. New comment added.
Sep 15, 2017 at 9:31 PM

Posted on: Aug 18, 2014 at 8:30 PM

Hi Roberta, great to know you are connected. Hope you and Ed can make the reunion.

Donna Agathos Hughes

Geoffrey Smith added a photo to profile gallery. New comment added.
Sep 15, 2017 at 3:59 PM

Posted on: Sep 13, 2017 at 4:14 PM

Dave Duer posted a message. New comment added.
Sep 08, 2017 at 8:02 AM

Posted on: Sep 03, 2017 at 9:31 AM

For those of you who remember him, our ECHS business teacher Phil Gomshay passed away 2 weeks ago He was 86. I do recall his lifelong attachment to the Dodgers as a NYC-born fan and also his efforts to set up the book exchange at the EC Recycling Center.

Jim Daggett posted a message. New comment added.
Aug 31, 2017 at 6:16 PM

Posted on: Aug 31, 2017 at 5:23 PM

Nickie, I am very sorry for your loss. Mike was a good classmate at El Cerrito and at Chico State. That was back in his great bowling days. He always kept his greatness to himself but his friends all knew how great he was.

Leslie Edwards Gadwood posted a message. New comment added.
Aug 30, 2017 at 5:59 AM

Posted on: Aug 29, 2017 at 10:23 AM

Nicky, I just read that Mike recently passed away. Mike was a nice guy and I was always happy to see him over the years. I'm very sorry for your loss. Les