Posted September 10, 2018
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the graduation of the Plymouth High School Class of 1993, which is having a class reunion Sept. 15.
Here is a look back at their senior year:
- Homecoming was a two-week affair in September and October 1992. The first week was for hall decorating, and the second for float construction as well as dress-up days (including semi-formal day and hat day). On the Friday of Homecoming, students gathered in the auditorium for a presentation of the court, a coronation and a “mad scientist” show. A pep rally followed outside, with by a parade through downtown at 3:45 p.m. Plymouth beat Kewaskum 12-0 in the freezing cold. A dance with the theme “City Nights” was held the next night, with entertainment provided by the Dance Machine.
- Wrestling was conference champ, with a dual meet record of 21-0. Other varsity teams included football, boys soccer, girls tennis, cross country, girls swimming, boys swimming, volleyball, girls basketball, and boys basketball. Students also could participate in cheerleading and the Kippers synchronized swim team.
- Performing opportunities included the one-act play “Tales of the Wild West,” spring musical “Brigadoon,” Talent Show, Freshmen Girls’ Choir, Women’s Choir, Mixed Choir, Swing Choir, Honors Choir and Band, Panther Band, Wind Ensemble, German Band, and Jazz Band.
- Extracurriculars included ACCT, Art Club, Channel 46, Chess Club, FBLA, FEC, FFA, Food Service II, Forensics, Hi-Lights, Intercultural Exchange Club, Library Club, Mullet River Project, NHS, Octagon Club (a service club connected to the Optimist Club), Peer Mentors, Pep Club, S.A.D.D., Spanish NHS, and Student Council.
- The faculty and staff included business teacher June Winkel; home economics teacher Connie Lund; math teacher Mike Briggs; science teachers Jay Grosshuesch and Paul Krzyzaniak; social studies teacher Tom Armstrong; and custodians Bob Mueller and Dick Seefeldt.
- National news events included Hurricane Andrew hitting Florida on Aug. 24; Bill Clinton being sworn in as president on Jan. 20; and the World Trade Center being attacked by terrorists on Feb. 26. Popular musicians included Tesla, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne and Nirvana.
Thanks to Quit Qui Oc yearbook and Hi-Lights newspaper for sharing their archives!
• Visit the PHS Alumni Information webpage, which has details on other upcoming reunions.
• Explore the District History webpage.