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Bay View High School Holding 100th Anniversary

July 21, 2014

Bay View High School will celebrate its 100th anniversary on the weekend of October 4th and 5th and you’re invited! The highlight will be a dinner at the Italian Community Center, 631 East Chicago Street. Cost for the dinner is $60.00 per person or $95.00 per couple. Watch for periodic updates on our facebook page, www.facebook.com/bv100thbirthdaycelebration. We also have a website- www.bvhs100.com.

Here is the schedule:

Friday, October 3rd

Tours of Bay View High School- times to be determined.

6:30 pm until the Redcats come home!- Ice Breaker at Rookies Sports Club, 3915 South Howell Avenue, owned by Randy Gibbas (BVHS 1977), recipient of Channel 4’s Clean Dining Award, July 2014.

Saturday, October 4th

12:30 pm- Homecoming football game v. Vincent at Pulaski Stadium, 2500 West Oklahoma Avenue. Ticket information will be available on our facebook page.

5pm- Check-in begins for Gala Evening at Italian Community Center

5:30 to 6:30 pm- Social Hour and cocktails

6:30 pm- Short program with guest speakers.

7pm- Buffet Dinner

8pm to 11pm- DJ Mike Miles, former radio personality from WOKY “Miles in the Morning,” with music from the 1940s to the present.

As a souvenir of the celebration, Ron Winkler, along with former Bay View High School teacher John Giove, are coauthoring a special, limited edition history of Bay View High School and what life was like in the world, the nation and Milwaukee during the past 100 years. It will document changes at the school during the barracks days from 1914 to 1922, followed by the events in the red brick, Collegiate Gothic “Castle on the Hill” from 1922 to the present. It will describe what the world was like 100 years ago and then describe the events and what life was like during each decade between 1914 and 2014.

The book, titled Oracle Centennial Edition, after the school’s newspaper and yearbook, contains images from the school’s yearbooks, newspapers and archives to illustrate student life, sports, faculty, principals and special events. Other images show changes in styles, music, automobiles, advertisements and life in general over the past 100 years.

There are 200 pages, just like the Oracle annuals that Bay View High’s students have purchased over the years. The cost is $35.00 and it can be shipped for an additional fee. Even if you didn’t graduate from Bay View High, you will want a copy. Order forms are on our website and facebook page.

John Giove is a 1960 alumnus of Bay View High who wrote the history of the school’s first fifty years in 1964. He started his teaching career in 1965 at John Muir Junior High School. At the request of Principal Arthur Showers, he "came home" to Bay View where he spent the rest of his teaching career from January 1967 to 2001. He owns and operates the Milwaukee Transit Archives and Museum in West Allis, an archival museum for Milwaukee’s transit history.

Ron Winkler is a 1968 alumnus who is the author of two books in Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America series. Bay View was published in 2011 and Milwaukee’s Town of Lake was published in 2013. He writes for the Bay View Historical Society’s newsletter as well as those of other preservation groups. He is a lecturer, tour guide and author of a series of nine walking tour brochures of Bay View.



 

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