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The Spartan Walkway, built in 2011 as part of the ELHS 50th Birthday Party, graces the entrance to our school in this September 2012 photo.
 
 May 13, 2022 - - - Upperclassman Grant Gagnon, ELHS 1968, passes away

We bid farewell to Grant Gagnon, ELHS 1968, who passed away on May 6, 2022. Please click here for his obituary and click here for our tribute to him and other members of the ELHS Class of 1968 who have passed away.
 
 
 
Grant in 1968 (senior portrait) and later in life.
 
 May 2, 2022 - - - Mrs. Margaret McGowan, ELHS guidance office secretary, passes away

We bid farewell to Mrs. Margaret "Peg" McGowan, who served as the guidance office secretary during our time at ELHS. She passed away on May 1, 2022. Mrs. McGowan had a long career as a secretary in the E.L. Public Schools system, from 1964-1995. Please click here for her obituary and click here for our tribute to her and other ELHS staff members who have passed away.
 
 
 
Mrs. McGowan in 1971 and later in life.
 
 Apr. 20, 2022 - - - Mrs. Mary Newton, mother of former classmate Kathy Newton Sowa, passes away
 
We extend our sympathy to classmate Kathy Newton Sowa, who was in our class during ninth and tenth grades, on the passing of her mother, Mrs. Mary Newton on Apr. 17, 2022. Kathy attended our 45th class reunion and is a member of our site. Please click here for Mrs. Newton's obituary.
 


Mrs. Newton
 
 Apr. 17, 2022 - - - ELHS math teacher Mr. Craig Low passes away

Mr. Craig Low, who taught math at ELHS from 1968-1970, passed away on Jan. 31, 2022. Please click here for his obituary and click here for our tributes to all our ELHS faculty members who have passed away.
 
 
 
Mr. Low in 1969 and later in life.
 
 Apr. 13, 2022 - - - Mrs. Dorothy Bradley, mother of classmate Bob Bradley, passes away
 
We extend our sympathy to classmate Bob Bradley on the passing of his mother, Mrs. Dorothy Bradley on Apr. 10, 2022. Please click here for her obituary and click here for our tribute to all our parents who have passed away.
 
 
Mrs. Bradley
 
 Apr. 13, 2022 - - - Mrs. Dorothy Carmody, mother of Debbie Sawyer Sockol, passes away
 
We extend our sympathy to classmate Debbie Sawyer Sockol on the passing of her mother, Mrs. Dorothy Carmody on Mar. 31, 2022. Mrs. Carmody served as the Birchland Park Jr. High School librarian during our time there. We knew her then as Mrs. Dorothy Sawyer. Please click here for her obituary and click here for our tribute to her and other Birchland Park Jr. High teachers who have passed away. 
 
Apr. 9, 2022 - - - Latest update on a new or renovated ELHS
 
Progress continues for either a comprehensive renovation of ELHS or a new high school building, with the new version ready to open for the 2027-2028 school year, at the latest. Please click here for a recent article in The Reminder. It's taken several years to get to this point, via an orderly process in which the state will ultimately pay for over half the cost of the project. 
 
 Apr. 4, 2022 - - - Lowerclassman Steven Nimmo, ELHS 1973, passes away
 
We bid farewell to Steven Nimmo, ELHS 1973, who passed away on Mar. 30, 2022. His brother, Richard, ELHS 1972, predeceased him in 1991. Please click here for Steven's obituary and click here for our tribute to him and other members of the ELHS Class of 1973 who have passed away.
 
 
 
Steven in 1973 (senior portrait) and later in life.
 
 Apr. 3, 2022 - - - Upperclassman Peter Mulcahy, ELHS 1967, passes away

We bid farewell to Peter Mulcahy, ELHS 1967, who passed away on Jan. 7, 2022. Peter served as class president during his junior year and was a member of the soccer and tennis teams, Spanish Club, and Spartan Spirit newspaper. Please click here for his obituary and click here for our tribute to Peter and other members of the ELHS Class of 1967 who have passed away.
 
 
Peter's senior portrait.
 
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