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Get Ready for Springbrook's
Class of '83 40th Reunion!

Reunion Date/Time: Saturday, Sept. 23, 2023, 7pm-11pm
Location: The Bethesdan Hotel, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
*Hurry – ticket sales end Sept. 20th! Countdown ’til the Reunion….

Did You Know….

  • Springbrook was constructed in 1960 and named after the upper Northwest Branch spring-fed tributary that runs next to its property.
  • Dr. Thomas Marshall became the 2nd Springbrook principal in 1963. He was still our Principal in 1983 – 20 years later! 
  • The 1983 class consisted of 471 students.
    In 2022, the senior graduating class enrollment was only 360 (but 9th grade had 543!)!
    (According to US News.com)
  • And we were still taking the Typewriting class to learn to type!
    Our kids have no idea!

Cassette Tape     Old Computer

1983 Remember When….

  • A U.S. stamp was 20¢, a gallon of gas was $1.25, a movie ticket was $3.15, & minimum wage was $3.35.
  • Ronald Reagan was the president for his 1st term.
  • We said things like…
    Gnarly, Dude/Dudette, Like totally, Grody, Gag me with a spoon.
  • In style…
    Members Only jackets, Original Jams (yup – I had a pair), Reeboks hightops (had that too), Guess jeans (of course!), Swatch watches, Wayfarer sunglasses (still wear them! Classic!).
  • What we listened to….
    Earth Wind & Fire, Van Halen, Michael Jackson, AC/DC, The Police, Bad Company, Electric Light Orchestra, Queen, Commodores, Eye of the Tiger, Flashdance – even our kids love our 70s/80s music!
  • What we watched…
    Dallas, Dynasty, Magnum P.I., Dukes of Hazard, Three’s Company, Alice, The A-Team, Cheers, Knight Rider, and Archie Bunker (no way that show would fly now!).
  • Movies….
    Stripes, Porkys, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, 48 hours, & Flashdance was huge!  Trading Places is still funny today (stream it)!
  • Arcade games/Gaming…
    – The computer era was starting and Pac-Man was a BIG DEAL! Released in 1980 and within 7 years, the Guinness World Records acknowledged the game as the “Most Successful Coin-Operated Game” in the world (according to Pac Man History).
    – The Atari came out in 1977 and in 1983, the Atari 2600 was $189.95 -equivalent to $850 in 2021 (according to Thales).
Trident Yearbook Cover 1983

The Yearbook!

When was the last time you reread your yearbook? What was the funniest thing someone wrote?

Yearbook Inside Cover

The Floor Plan

This is what we remember - before the school was renovated in the early 1990s and reopened in 1994!

A Huge Thank You to your Reunion Committee!

Your Committee

Aimee (Talentino) Sanders
Bill Milbach
Brenda Brody
Christy (Fullarton) Klein
Dan Schoen
Eleanor (Song) Kim
Jessica Olevsky
Karen (Barnett) Foster
Lori (Soodak) Teachum
Sherri (Berlin) Melton
Stacey (Heyman) Knoppel
Stacy (Schrier) Hudson

This website was generously designed, donated & maintained by 1983 classmate, Lori (Soodak) Teachum's company, EwebAvenue.com and in collaboration with Bill Milbach


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