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John Baker of the Hawthorne High School class of 1962 in Hawthorne, California created Cougartown for Hawthorne High Alumni in 1997.
What began as a hobby blossomed into a website that became a focal point for alumni throughout the world. Other high school alumni have commented on the significance and benefit of this site.
Web page links include:
- 60's Slang
- Alumni List - School
site also provides a contact form through an Alumni Directory.
Keith Jones (Class of 76) also provides
an alumni map where former and current students can indicate where they live.
- Car Talk
- Cougar News - Content from past school newspapers.
- Feedback - Alumni and other individuals place comments. This section acts as a guestbook. First page is Feedback 1.
- Keyword Search
- Reunions - Class alumni sites listed in addition to reunion announcements.
- Street Scene
- What's New
Significance of Alumni Site
- Cougartown is referenced in Beach Boy's Dennis Wilson's website
- An article, California Dreamin' in IT COMES IN PINTS mentions it.
- Leuzinger High For All Classes states that it is one of the best sites in the country.
- It is mentioned in Google's Society and Culturedirectory and Yahoo's Community/History index.
- It's 60's Slang page is referenced
by various sites including dicorama.com, onelook.com,
and limerick.com.See Google for a list of additional sites.
- The site has also been instrumental in encouraging interest and dedication
Beach Boys Historical Landmark.