Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2011’

Bill Idol on tap for Reunion: here are your Propaganda mimeos

Ours was Mr. Idol’s last high school class. He’s excited to be joining us for reunion weekend. He will be bring with him some of the projects we created for his classes. (Yes, he’s kept them all these years…) To help get you in the mood, you can download Mr. Idol’s handouts from his Propaganda class, which trained us to recognize – …

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2011 Update from Isolde


Hi Everyone, I’d forgotten about this website and kept wondering, when I read the print version of FWP’s alumni news, why we never had any news there from our class. In brief, since the last reunion I attended [1991], I earned a PhD from Northwestern and now teach Communication at Hope College in Michigan. My husband of 33 years and …

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The Story of Rod, Julie and David

This story comes from the 2005 Annual Report (PDF) of the Cradle Foundation, an adoption agency. Rod Nesbitt and Julie Parson-Nesbitt live in a comfortable, toy-filled home in Chicago’s West Rogers Park neighborhood, an area known for its diversity. This is important to them because, as Rod explains, “our principles really are to be inclusive…that’s part of our family philosophy on …

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Reunion Update: Using Google as a verb

Jane Rosenbluth Baldwin has been putting Google through its paces. Jane found a certain Karen Thanos living in Switzerland. Just the right age. Could it be the Karen that spent 9th and 10th grades with us? Yup, it’s her, and she still visits Chicago regularly to see her dad. She’s planning to make a visit to coincide with our reunion …

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