Reunion Information

PHS Reunion Guide

Planning a reunion? Check out this PHS Reunion Guide (click here) to help you. Contact Janet Bower at or (661) 943-3255 ext. 111 with questions or to share your venue/reunion experiences.


Lost Spirits – For possible reunions in 2021, below are the alumni for whom we do not have contact information. If you see your name on the list, or are in contact with someone on the list, please contact Janet Bower at or 661-943-3255 ext. 111.


Steve Akers       

Michaela Dietzel

Jim Fenald   

Susan Henry        

Vickie Fletcher

Monica Girard

Barbara Graves

Charles Grenier

Carol Guidry    

Pat Haley  

Michael Hansen  

Ken Jones 

Sylvia Keller

Joe Lawrence      

Jack London      

Sheena MacBeth

Mark Majewski 

Larry Mann       

Terry Melcher

Melissa Miller

Pearl Mims

Mary Pat O’Connor

Anne Pettigrew

Juanita Rodriguez

Charlotte Tomkinson



Mike Barbaruolo        

Louis Barrio      

Diane Coler

Susan Cummiskey

Katherine Ellis

Susan Heffernan         

Thomas Johnson                            

Mitchell Mann  

Catherine Martori 

Nancy Narimatsu

Torance Navarette      

Henry Perez       

Gwendolyn Poole 

Veronica Renteria               

Rolando Roberto        

Rochelle Rogge

Robert Rollins   

Michael Rushing        

Jennifer Santos

Ronald Shuart   

Robert Stern      

Paul Teran

Troy Torchia     

Michael Voge    

Nonna Waterman

Pamela Watson



Kelly Banner

Albert Barbuscia         

Andrew Barbuscia      

Dawn Barton

Heather Berg

Angela Calderon

Danielle Carbajal      

John Doyle        

Mark Field        

Kenneth Fusca

Kim Gridler  

Dan Guntle        

Michelle Haynes

William Hebert 

Stacy Hollingshead

Andrew Jacoby 

Edward Joyce    

Aaron Kennington     

Carissa Klevens

Stephanie Knapp

Brian Lawson    

Kimberly Lowe

Anthony Marino

Lisa Martinez

Anupama Masih

Christopher McDowell        

Genevieve McGeisey

Glenn Merritt    

Vandana Mistry

Varsha Mistry

Sonya Robinson

Thomas Perazzo

Katherine Pitts

Michael Read    

Mary Schlientz

Richard Shoffstall      

Brian Shreves    

Karen Harvey

Claudia Siques

Joseph Spragno 

L. Trenton Taylor

Shawn Vose       

Abigail Waguespack

Anna Wierenga

Jason Williams  



Daryl Agorrilla  

Jacob Aguilar    

Adriana Altamirano

Amanda Anderson

Nicole Arellano

Jennifer Arroyo

Andrew Baquiran       

Brittany Booth

Loren Brakke

Noah Bustos      

Jessica Baumgartner

Kara  Csicsai

Catherine Cuccias

Steven Dinsdale

Megan Esber

Jason Estavillo  

Daniel Gusman           

Stephanie Harik

Christopher Hockett   

Charles Hunt     

Evan Jeffries      

Jason Joyce        

Leandra Kamer

Jun-Gi Kim        

Evan Knoblauch

Sarah Leano

Paul Lovelady   

Eric Macisso      

Portia McElrath

Megan Miller

Courtney Millsap

Michael Moore 

Sarah Mottino

Michael Musella         

Aimee Phelan

Leor Ram 

Rechele Ramirez

Nicole Segroves

Adam Smith                                   

Paul Watts

Lisa Wurst

Michael Zarvos 



Brittney Alvarado

Peter DeMarzio 

Michael Esquer 

Madeline Hoon

Lether Johnson

Kaitlenn Ledford

Ashleigh Lloyd

Bernadette Lopez

Samantha Macias

Antonio Merilleno      


Celebrated Reunions:


The Class of 1991 celebrated and reminisced at their 25th reunion in July 2016. Forty people attended (several came from out of state) the spirited party in “The Spare Room” at the historic Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood. the planning committee included Derek McMurtry (1991 Class President), Yanir Ram (ASB President), and Lena Lewandowski Smyth (ASB Publicity Chair). Those enjoying the reunion included: Andrew Barbuscia, Albert Barbuscia, Laura Staats, Tara Monaghan, Diana Monaghan (92), Holly Ludwig, Yanir Ram, Danielle Carbajal, Bill Hebert, Tom Perazzo, Devin Houlihan, Heather Berg, Brighton Bacchus (89), Chris Cherioli, Amy Ulberg, Chad Eberhardt, Joey Curtis, Tamar Davis, Lena Lewandowski, Alesha Kneisel (92), Derek McMurtry, Veronica Aguilar, Ted Wade, Davide Dragotto, and John Harris – who sported a Paraclete polo showing his Spirit pride!


Twenty years? No way!!!

Thank you to all who attended!

Here’s a recap of the event:

In October 2016, the Class of 1995 celebrated an exciting 20 year reunion weekend with a kick-off at the Paraclete Homecoming Football Game on Friday night followed by drinks and good cheer at Schooners Patio Grille. the two-night event culminated in another event at BeX on Saturday night. Classmates showed up with a few items from the 90’s including: letterman and cheer jackets that have been collecting dust since that time and an unwavering, familiar, and exorbitant amount of class spirit. It was a time for reminiscing, sharing memories, and large amounts of laughter. It was about reconnecting beyond an occasional post on social media. It was the opportunity to build or re-build bridges and get to know someone a little better in the NOW.

As we closed our reunion, there was a palpable sense of connection with the class and a desire to participate in Paraclete’s vibrant community more in the future! To keep up with the Class of 1995: or via the Class Facebook Group at

A world of gratitude to the PHS Class of ’95 Reunion Committee!


For photos check out this link: Click Here

On the hottest day of June 2013, Athletic Director Margaret Neill and 22 of her classmates, with 10 of their spouses, gathered in the desert oasis of David Adams’ backyard in Rosamond, CA. Incredible effort went into the searching for contact information and eventual invitations to long-lost friends by Susan (Turkal) McDonough, Janet Waldron-Chapman, and Susan (Titter) McDougal. These selfless women also planned the entire event, stocked our supplies, shopped for and prepared all the delicious food and beverages, and cleaned up after the day’s festivities. A big thank you also goes out to Don McDonough who greatly helped his wife’s former classmates enjoy their evening.

We talked about what we love – our families & homes, jobs & retirement, and adventures current, and back at Paraclete. Stories were swapped of our children, nephews, nieces, and cousins who were also blessed with opportunities there. Mike Owens and Ed Bolen treated us to live music. We lovingly recalled our deceased parents, and classmates Patty Humm Steineckert, Mike London, Scott Murtaugh, Phil Strack, and Steve Folzman. A few peers who could not attend were surprised by telephone calls from Mike Serchia that evening. Facebook friends commented on our photos as soon as they were posted.

Improbable as it may seem, a mini reunion of 4 of the “Five Susans” (who each attended all 8 years of Sacred Heart School), and 6 of the “Eight PHS ’73 Susans” occurred. Susan Marie (Turkal) McDonough, Susan Marie (Olson) Wallis, Susan Marie (Sherlock) Randleman, and Susan Kathleen (Reilly) Wilson missed seeing Susan Kay Zeitz. They were joined by Susan Marie (Maldonado) Harter and Susan Ann (Titter) McDougal, and missed Susan (McCalman) Clipperton. “Special Susans” were Susie Spirits Janet Waldron-Chapman and Martha (Bertier ’79) Adams. Dan Prestera’s wife Susan was included, and Bill Crawford’s wife Susan was missed. And it all happened on Sue Ave!

Steve and Leni Strack left early to attend her reunion that same evening. Others left the next day for homes as far away as Ohio, Georgia, Maryland, and New Jersey. Interested Spirits toured our Alma Mater with Margaret Neil. We saw our classrooms, labs, the Chapel and gym, as well as the new Spirit Store, Alumni Office, Drama Department, and Multi-Purpose Room with new classrooms. All were amazed with the additions, improvements, new equipment, and beautiful sports fields & landscaping. We loved the abundance of lunch tables! We were also pleased with the opportunity for financial aid, which was not available to us as students.

Janet Waldron-Chapman will culminate a year’s worth of reunion tasks by sharing some of the 100+ photos her future son-in-law snapped, and by delivery of a check from the class of ’73 to continue the good works of PHS.


…held on Saturday October 25, 2014 as a multi-year reunion for the classes of ’74 through ’78 at Medrano’s Restaurant in Lancaster
Those who attended the multi-year reunion had a great time reminiscing and, in the case of Joe Dragan of the class of ’77, a little confessing. Monsignor Doug Saunders who was the vice-principal in the 1973 school year, then principal from the 1974 to 1980, attended the reunion also. Joe fessed up a little misbehavior on his part to the Monsignor. Well the rest of us kept our mouths shut as far as I know. Classmates hailed from Illinois, Nevada, Oregon, Maryland and all over California. The 73-74 cheer squad gathered for a photo, but missed our Suzie Spirit (Mary Jane (Jansa) Freire). Someone hoped for an actual cheer from the foursome (ha ha!!), but glasses were simply raised and we said “Cheers!” instead. Back in the day when Paraclete boasted an enrollment of 300+ all classmates knew each other, crossing the lines of graduation years. We even had a few party crashers from the classes of ’79 and ‘82…they just had to party with those upper classmen! The evening flew by, just like the forty years since the ’74 graduation. My thanks to all who attended…I appreciate those that want to revisit their Paraclete roots. I look forward to another reunion…maybe for the Class of ’75? Sounds like spirited fun!

Janet (Godde) Bower

Your Alumni Coordinator


The class of 1984 held their 30th Reunion at Julianni’s Italian Restaurant in Lancaster, CA on 10/25/2014 with a morning brunch that followed at Medranos Mexican Food Restaurant.

This was a special time that included classmates, teachers, and guests. It was a wonderful gathering where we shared information about our lives and got an opportunity to get re-acquainted. There was a slide show from present family events and past memories, we all shared. We also took time to remember those who could not attend and especially remembered those who left us too soon. A great time was had by all who attended. Looking forward to see you at our 40th Reunion!