Friendship is an important part of kids' development. Having friends helps them be independent beyond the family and prepares them for the mutual, trusting relationships we hope they'll establish as adults. Groups of friends are different from cliques in some important ways.
I will be working with some of our alumni as photos are submited and will add them to our Photo Library so you can view them as they are made available.
Thanks to all who contribute. Photo Library Welcome to the Westwood era of our youth and to our friends of the past. You will find Cliques in high school over photos including senior, faculty, memorials, reunions and recent photos of group gatherings.
I hope you enjoy them and they bring back fond memories. If you would like to communicate with other classmates, I have provided a forum where you can post a message and see what's going on with old friends these days.
Photos and information listed here were supplied by many different classmates and is a continuous work in progress.
If your class is not listed here, it is because I do not have access to that information. If you have information or class yearbooks and are willing to make the effort, I will be glad to add your class to our growing list. Once again, old friendships will be rekindled easily and new friendships will develop as we witness the wonderful 're-birth' of 50 and year-old 'teenagers'.
It takes a great deal of courage and skill to accept the huge responsibility of hosting a reunion. Only a few alumni ever take on this challenge. For those who do, there is immense gratitude for the efforts of yourselves and committee members of other class years who assist.
Your efforts reawaken old memories stirred from laughter and tears, assist others in developing new friendships, and provide an experience that will be cherished forever.
For those who don't attend, please reconsider next time and remember when we come together with classmates from the past, we are not celebrating academic achievement. We are celebrating emotional connections of the heart that were formed on the common ground of academics, and understanding the importance of having child-like hearts and touching base with our youth.
The next time you see a reunion announced on this website, please remember the ties that bind us, and the fact that high school cliques have dissolved just like the superficialities they were based upon.
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Still, this sleeper hit succeeds because it . Recent Examples on the Web. Now, despite past attempts by sheriff’s officials to discourage internal cliques, fresh allegations have arisen of deputies in the department’s Compton station adorned with matching skull tattoos.
— Joel Rubin, timberdesignmag.com, "After decades of problems, new allegations surface of a secret clique within L.A. County Sheriff's Department," 10 July The video. I was a jock in high school. I was 6 foot 3 inches.
I could have let it all get into my headI played football, basketball, baseball, and I swam. With cliques prevalent in middle and high school, most kids encounter them at some point. Here's how parents can help kids maintain confidence and self-respect while negotiating cliques.
They present a mix of high and low culture — of fashion and the internet, respectively.
The untrained eye would have no idea that they’re quite possibly the most style-savvy clique out there, as they frequently sport sweatshirts and baggy pants.
But they flaunt the big names: Hood by Air, Vetements, Comme des Garçons. Apr 11, · Three high school seniors interviewed numerous peers, as well as staff to highlight the current social groups at their school and their impact. Social cliques are a large part of our community but.