– Chemistry. Educated at Idaho Sate University, U of I and
Boise State. Hired in 1955 and stayed at the High School until
1967 when he became Principal of the Air Base Junior High. He
retired in 1987 and still lives in Mountain Home. He enjoys
golf, fishing and boating, He did take a fall in his boat
recently and broke a few ribs.
History. Received his education at Idaho, BSU and the College of Idaho
and was hired in 1963. He left the school district in 1978 and
taught at Glenns Ferry High School for a short time before turning to
full time farming. He lives in Hammett, Idaho.
CARTER—English II, III. Hired in 1962 and left MHHS
in 1966 when she move to Seattle, WA. Her whereabouts are
unknown at this time.
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DONALDSON- Physical Education, Sciences. Grew up in
Emmett, ID and went to Boise Junior College where he played
quarterback on the National Championship football team. He went
to Eastern Washington University then graduated from the U of I.
He started teaching at MHHS in 1956 for 12 years then became an
elementary school principal until he retired in 1991. He lives
in Mountain Home but goes to Arizona during the winters. He
plays a lot of golf.
COLVIN—World & American History. Hired by MHHS
in 1961 after graduating from the University of Idaho. He taught
for 31 years before retiring in 1993. He is currently living in
Pasco, WA where he drives a taxi cab for the fun of it and is a tour
guide on a senior citizens tour bus.
GIBBONS—Math. He grew up in Gooding, ID and
graduated from the University of Idaho on 1962. He was hired by
MHHS that year and taught until retiring in 1996. He is now
working on a farm and in a computer shop part-time and still
lives in Mountain Home.
Math. Graduated from Black Hills Teachers College in 1956 and
was hired that year by MHHS. He received further education at
the College of Idaho and the U of I. He retired from teaching in 1993
but continued as a drivers education teacher until 1996. He died of
cancer on Sunday, July 9, 2000
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Practice. Hired by MHHS in 1962 and left in 1965. As
of 1991 she was living in Columbus, NC.
HECKMAN— Math. Graduated from Nebraska State in
1960 and hired at MHHS in 1960 where he taught until 1967. He
taught math and computer programming at Kearney High School in Kearney
Nebraska from 1968 to 1996. He then worked at Educational Service Unit
#10 in Kearney until his retirement in Oct 1, 2001. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
HERING-- Counselor. She was educated at the U.
of Nebraska and Colorado State then was hired by the School District
in 1948. She took a leave from 1955-1960 and returned and
retired in 1984. She lives in Mountain Home where she is
active in the Catholic Church.
HOWANIEC—English, Home Ec. Hired in 1962 and left
MHHS in 1965. Her whereabouts are unknown.
Hired in 1963 and left MHHS at the end of the 1964 school year.
His whereabouts are unknown.
III, Journalism. Educated at Erskine College and graduated in
1961. Hired by MHHS in 1963 and left in 1965. She was an
Air Force spouse and her whereabouts are unknown.
JOHNSON—American Government. Graduated from
Black Hills Teachers College and was hired by MHHS in 1958. He
had grown up in Gregory, SD. He retired in 1987 and lived in
Mountain Home for several years before recently moving to Presko,
JONES—English III, IV. Educated at UC Berkeley and
UC Riverside graduating in 1963. She was an Air Force
spouse and moved to Mountain Home in 1963. She taught until
1965. Her whereabouts are unknown.
Taught at MHHS form 1960 to 1964. His whereabouts are unknown.
KIRKHAM—History. Deceased. April 8, 1933- March 13, 1983.
Graduated from Idaho State University in 1960 and was hired by MHHS.
He taught until 1983 when he died in a small aircraft crash near
Glenns Ferry, ID.
KURTZ—Librarian. Deceased. Originally taught
school in Wendell, ID before being hired by MHHS. She retired in
1970 and lived in Boise where she passed away.
LAFONTAINE— Counselor. Graduated from the Uof I in
1954 and from the College of Idaho in 1958. He worked in the
Mountain Home School District from 1954 until retiring in 1986.
He grew up in Twin Falls, ID and lives in Mountain Home.
LARSON—English I, II. Graduated from the U of Idaho
in 1962 and hired that year by MHHS. She married Frank Ireton
who graduated from MHHS. She retired in 1999 and is currently
living in Sequim, WA. Click
LEWIS—French. Hired in 1961 and left MHHS in 1964.
Her background and whereabouts are unknown.
P.E., Sociology. Graduated from Nebraska State University in 1961. She
was hired in 1961 and left MHHS in 1965. Her other
background is unknown but she currently lives in South Dakota.
LEITCH-- Spanish. Deceased. She grew up
in Puerto Rico. Worked at MHHS from 1960 to 1966 then moved to
Boise, ID. She passed away but the date of her death in unknown.
MCCOMBER—Home Ec. She worked at MHHS from 1959 to
1964 but her background and whereabouts are unknown at this time.
Machines. She grew up in Orofino, ID and graduated from the U of
I. She was hired by MHHS in 1955 and retired in 1990. She
and her husband live in Mountain Home. They have a cabin at Pine
and enjoy four wheeling and snowmobiling.
PETERSEN—American History. Deceased.
Graduated from Idaho State University in 1959 and was hired by MHHS
that year. He had grown up in Brookings, ND and came to Idaho
while in the Air Force where he was stationed at MHAFB. He
became Superintendent of Schools in Mountain Home but retired in 1988
because of heart problems. He died in 1997.
German. Educated at the U. of Wisconsin and Northwest Nazarene.
Hired by MHHS in 1959 and worked there until 1975. She taught at
Meridian High School until retirement. She currently lives in the
Boise, ID area.
Started at MHHS in 1956 and left in 1966. He is currently living
in Boise, ID.
ROBERTS—Wood Shop. Graduated from Black Hills
Teachers College in 1956 and hired by MHHS that same year. He
had grown up in Presko, SD. He retired in 1991 and lives in Mountain
Technical Drawing. Grew up in Oregon but graduated from the Uof
I in 1961. He was hired by MHHS in 1961 and left in 1967.
He moved to Beaverton, OR where he taught school and raises
championship horses. He spends his winters in Lake Havasu, AZ.
SCHILLER—Physical Education. Deceased.
Graduated from the Uof I in 1952 after having grown up in Emmett, ID.
He started at MHHS in 1952 and retired in 1986.
Mr Schiller passed away on Thursday March 9th, 2000 of a heart attack.
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Graduated from Black Hills Teachers College in 1963 and worked at MHHS
from 1963 to 1965. He went on to teach at Illinois State
University and retired in 1994. His last known address was New
Science. Graduated from the Uof I in 1961 and taught at MHHS
from 1961 to 1967. He moved to Spokane, WA where he taught
school and coached. His current status is unknown.
SIMMONS—Senior Problems. Deceased. Worked at MHHS from
1961 to 1964.
STEVENS—School Secretary. Worked at MHHS from 1960
to 1972 when she moved to Twin Falls, ID. She worked as the
secretary for the Vocational Dean at the College of Southern Idaho
until retiring in 1997.
SMALLWOOD—Biology. Educated at the U. of Colorado
and Oklahoma State University and Southwest Missouri State graduating
in 1953. He was hired by MHHS in 1954 and worked there until
1968. He has written several books and continues to write.
He has residences near Buhl, ID and Ketchum, ID.
English II. We have no information on her.
Deceased. Graduated from the U of I in 1961 and was a MHHS from
1961 to 1965. He died sometime prior to 1984 but the circumstances of
his death are unknown.
WALDREN—Math. Worked at MHHS from 1962 to 1966.
His background and current status are unknown.
WALTER—Band. Educated at Northwestern University,
University of Arkansas, and the U. of Idaho. He was hired
at MHHS in 1954 and worked there until 1967. His current status is