Mar Vista Firsts and Hall of Fame

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Cls

PIC

THE FIRST

COMMENTS

1951

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Class Class of '51 started at Brown Field Barracks - Sept 1950

1951

 

School Colors Voted to be Green and Gold

1951

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Emblem  

1951

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Touchdown By Quarterback "Angel Lopez" against Oceanside - Class of '51

1951

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Principle Robert O. Sprague - Class of '51

1951

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Log Book  

1951

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Alma Mater Written by Elizabeth Marie Stevens

1951

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Student Body President Dorothy "Dot" Laing

 

 

   

1952

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School Construction Started construction - 505 Elm Street, Imperial Beach, CA

1952

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Log Queen First Log Queen - Helen Peavey

1952

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Homecoming Queen First Homecoming Queen - Beryl Ames

 

 

   

1953

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School Building School Opened - 505 Elm St., I.B.  (photo taken circa unknown)

 

 

   

1959

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Perpetual Trophy Football teams first win of the "Perpetual Trophy".

1959

 

Football Championship First Football Championship (co-Champions) - Avocado League

1959

 

Basketball Championship First Basketball Championship - Avocado League
       

1960

 

Football Championship First "out right" Football Championship - Avocado League
       

1962

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Library Building New library building opened

 

 

   

1967

 

Metro Champions The track team won the first-ever Metro League Championship for Mar Vista in any sport. Ed Teagle was the head coach.

 

 

   

1970

 

First Class for girls to wear pants/slacks The Class of 1970 was the FIRST to fight for the females to be able to wear SLACKS (PANTS) instead of dresses. - Mariann Fasciola

 

 

   

1972

 

Baseball Championship Co-Champs

 

 

   

1973

 

Music/Drama Building September, 1973 Music/Drama Building opens (Shared by the Band Director, Jim Knox; Choral Director, Dr. Bob Bunyard; Drama Teacher Marilynn Lambert)

 

 

   

1974

 

Thespian Troupe January 31, 1974 - Thespian Troupe 3144 Chartered

 

 

   

1974

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Swimming Championship First Swimming Championship. Note: Coach Dodds lead the swim team to Metro League championships three years in a row. 1974, 1975, 1976.

 

 

   

1975

 

Dance Program In 1975 the Performing Dance Program "Rhythm in Motion"
was founded by Susan M. Kuhn.

 

 

   

1980

 

The "Bell" First win (football prize) of the traditional Southwest/MV "Bell" 

 

 

   

1981

 

Log went to color Senior Class photos went to color

 

 

   

1997

 

Alumni Website The first MV alumni website was established by Mary Martin, for C '60

 

 

   

2000

 

Winter Guard 2000 First Winter Guard in Mariner history to receive a medal in the Winter
Guard Association of Southern California (WGASC). Silver medal on April 29, 2000

 

 

   

2002

 

New Gymnasium/Sports Center A new gymnasium opened in October of 2002.

 

 

   

2003

 

Winter Guard - First Gold Winter Guard won the GOLD in the Intermediate A Division,  May 2003. Their show - "Travelin' Soldier".

2003

 

Class of '03 FIRSTS! 2003 was the first to have an "away"  homecoming dance, it took place at Leow's resort in Coronado. Also class of 2003 had the largest, to date, to graduate in CSF recognition, 52 students.

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