REUNIONS, Meetings & Events
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Kingsbury High School
The first graduating class of Kingsbury High School was in 1959.
The falcon, known for its speed and agility, is Kingsbury's official mascot.
Maroon and white are the official school colors.
Kingsbury High School
1270 N. Graham St.
Memphis, TN 38122
Kingsbury High School in the News ( News stories are in reverse chronological order )
Kingsbury High Makes the Grade (August 4, 2008 - Commercial Appeal)
Kingsbury's Algebra scores went up by nearly 30 percentage points, allowing the school to make Adequate Yearly Progress
in all academic categories for the first time since No Child Left Behind started.
Kingsbury football team flying high (October 12, 2007 - Commercial Appeal)
The most important game is always the next game, Kingsbury football coach Duron Sutton says, and the Falcons know how
important a victory over the Fairley Bulldogs tonight at the Fairgrounds will be.
Article about Hunter Harrison (KHS'66) (October 12, 2007 - Commercial Appeal)
E. Hunter Harrison, the former Memphian who runs Canadian National Railway, doesn't know this, but when the Economic Club
of Memphis expects a blockbuster crowd, it books the Holiday Inn at the University of Memphis.
Former Kingsbury Coach Bill Todd (January 24, 2007 - Commercial Appeal)
A newspaper article about former Kingsbury Coach Bill Todd, originally published on January 24, 1982, was reprinted twenty five years
later in the 'Memphis Memories' section of the Commercial Appeal on January 24, 2007 ...
Kingsbury kids know their way around kitchen (July 12, 2006 - Commercial Appeal)
It was like hitting a walk-off home run, throwing the winning touchdown or scoring a half-court basket at
the buzzer to win the game when the team from Kingsbury Career Technology Center took top honors at a
statewide culinary competition this spring ...
Grant Kingsbury teacher gets $500 (May 27, 2006 - Commercial Appeal)
Jorge Enciso, a teacher at Kingsbury Middle-High School, is a winner of the One Class At A Time $500 grant awarded
by the Memphis Area Teachers' Credit Union. Enciso was surprised in his classroom with a $500 check from MATCU's
senior vice president Ken Newberry, Eyewitness News personalities Dee Griffin and Cameron Harper, and MATCU's ATM
mascot Smarty ...
Over the years, Billy Harbin has been the most enthusiastic supporter of all things related
to Kingsbury and its alumni. He probably knows more about Kingsbury graduates, and their
current status, than anyone. Billy has one daughter, Kerri, a Junior at Ole Miss.
Billy earned an Architectural degree from
State Technical Institute (now Southwest Tennessee Community College) and a Bachelor
degree in Photography/Graphics from the University of Memphis. He works for The
University of Memphis in Campus Planning and Design as an Engineering/Graphic Designer.
Personal websites of former Kingsbury students.
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Any of these can be purchased for $25 each. All proceeds will go to the KHS Alumni Scholarship Fund.
Please email us for availability and additional details.
Painting of Kingsbury High School
This is a splendid painting by world-renowned Memphis-area
artist, Lafayette Ragsdale. Prints of this painting (9" x 12½")
are available for purchase from :
Please send a donation to the Kingsbury Alumni Scholarship Fund
KHS Alumni Association, 6589 Country Bluff Drive, Bartlett, TN 38134
Requests for scholarship application forms should be sent to: Billy Harbin, 4894 Shifri Ave, Memphis, TN 38117
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Kingsbury High School * Class of 1959 * 50-Year Reunion
Dear Kingsbury Class-of-1959 Classmates,
The Kingsbury 1959 Class Reunion is now set. This year marks the 50th year since our graduation. I think that getting reacquainted will be a most enjoyable time. The reunion will not be complete without your attendance. We are going to invite as many of our teachers as we can locate. Also, if you know a graduate from another class that would like to attend, invite them.
The schedule will be as follows.
September 25, 2009 (Friday)
1:00pm : Tour Kingsbury High School with the principal.
6:00pm : Banquet at the Butcher Shoppe, 107 S. Germantown Road, Memphis, TN.
September 26, 2009 (Saturday)
1:00pm : Gather at Buckhead Creek Recreation Complex, 8300 Highway 70 (Summer Avenue), Memphis, TN 38002.
4:00pm : Picnic catered by Back Yard Burgers.
The banquet will start with appetizers. Then we will have a choice of filet mignon, ribeye steak, salmon or chicken with baked potato, salad and great desserts.
Jack Eaton, former WMC-TV sports broadcaster (Great Scott!) will give his perspective on the school in a 15-minute speech. Also, there will be an open mike for anyone to address the class.
Click Here to listen to Jack Eaton call the play-by-play for the 1973 NCAA Title Game between Memphis State and UCLA.
We are requesting that everyone submit a biography or anything else they would like to say, such as what the school meant to them not to exceed 3/4 of a page. Also, we would like to have a picture of you or your family. The submission can be via e-mail or by postal mail to Kingsbury 50 Year Reunion, P.O. Box 341042, Bartlett, TN 38184-1042. We will create a booklet with all the responses we receive. If for some reason you cannot attend the reunion, please send us your biography and we will send you a copy of the booklet. This will be a great keepsake. There is a possibility that we will create a CD in addition to the booklet.
Cost for the banquet and the picnic is $75.00 per person. We want you and your spouse or friend to come. We hope that you can attend both days. If you cannot attend both days the price of the banquet is $60.00 per person and the cost of the picnic is $15.00 per person.
Please respond with a commitment sometime within the next 30 days as to whether you can come and are you bringing someone. We need your money by July 31, 2009.
Payment should be made by check payable to Kingsbury 50 Year Reunion at P.O. Box 341042, Bartlett, TN 38184-1042.
This may be our last opportunity to gather as a class. Let's make it special.
There is a group of about 10 people who have put a lot of effort into this reunion. Also, see the list of people we do not have a current address for at the bottom of this page. If you have any information as to their location, we would appreciate the information.
Very Truly Yours,
Jimmy Dennis, Alice Edwards Harrington, John Harrington, Dale Hastings, and Jimmy Shelton
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Kingsbury Missing Persons List (1959)
1. Floyd Boggs
2. Virginia (Briscoe) Griffith
3. Linda Clark
4. Dick Clayton
5. Wayne Dixion
6. Danny Dunlap
7. Eleanor Godwin
8. Harold Greer
9. Jerry Griffin
10. Lynwood Grisham
11. Sandra (Henderson) Henry
12. Charles Howell
13. Harold Hutchinson
14. Bill Jackson
15. Patricia Ann Johnson
16. Laurea Jane Kaetz
17. H.B. Long
18. Jeanette (Lovelace) Gilbert
19. David Lowe
20. Patsy Means
21. Patsy Parker
22. Jeanette Perry
23. Bob Peterson
24. Loretta (Russell) Keating
25. James Sanders
26. David Snipes
27. Patricia Ann Sutton
28. Carlton Sweatmon
29. Patricia Thompson
30. Mary Alice (Wilkinson) Terry
31. Linda Williams