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50th Reunion - Class of 1968

October 10, 2016 by Leslie Wilson Stafford (Register to contact)

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Plans are underway for our Class of 1968 50th Reunion. It's tentatively scheduled for October 6, 2018. Please visit http://www.*****/****and register. This website is our central point for reunion planning and communications.

Sheppard Arluck

June 4, 2015 by Dianne Arluck Begel (Register to contact)

Dr. Arluck died 5 years ago at age 70. He was class of 1957 at Curtis High School.

Curtis High School News From Around The Web

Prom 2018: Curtis High School at Cornucopia Majesty Yacht at Pier 13

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- It was a beautiful spring evening for Curtis High School seniors and their dates as they boarded the Cornucopia Majesty Cruise at Pier ...

Curtis High School graduates 502

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Curtis High School's class of 2018 received their diplomas at a commencement ceremony held Monday at the College of Staten ...

From sing-alongs to sweater parties: 22 things to do on S.I. this weekend

Photo: A five-borough music event is coming to Staten Island. Keep scrolling for details. (Courtesy of Rubenstein Public Relations). WELCOME TO THE ...

Social media threat against N.M. school sparks Curtis HS fears; no danger here, PD says

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- An apparent school threat that originated in New Mexico and spread across the country via social media sparked fears at Curtis High ...

Mayor sets Island town hall for July 25 at Curtis High School

Get your questions ready Staten Islanders, Mayor Bill de Blasio has set a date for his first town hall on Staten Island of the year.

High school reunion alerts: From Curtis class of '58 to Tottenville '68

Here's our latest roundup of reunion reminders (including one taking place over the bridge)

Curtis High's Class of 1968: 50th reunion coming to LiGreci's

High school reunions and alumni gatherings are always a fun and fab way to reconnect with old friends and reminisce about fun times.

Curtis High School hosts college readiness conference

This column is written by the Staten Island Advance/ collegiate correspondent. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Curtis High School in St. George partnered ...

Curtis High School is a pro sports factory

Curtis HS has churned out its fair share of professional athletes over the years. The Warriors' athletic program has produced an MLB hero, Super Bowl winner, ...

Police: 2 teens brought loaded guns into Curtis High School on Staten Island  WABC-TV

Two high school students on Staten Island are being questioned after police said they brought loaded guns to school Monday.

Staten Island community schools: Preparing kids for the future

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Two Staten Island community schools are striving to help ensure that students are prepared for the future. The Advance recently visited ...

Update: Heat restored to Curtis High School

Curtis High School students are reporting the school is without heat on Monday.

Foul! Ex-HS hoopster sent to prison for bringing gun to school

A former Staten Island high school basketball player was sentenced to 42 months in prison for bringing a loaded gun to school.

Student who brought loaded gun to school pleads to weapon charge

A student, accused of bringing a loaded and defaced gun to Curtis High School last year has pleaded guilty to a felony charge, but could still avoid jail.

Prom 2017: Curtis High School sets sail on the Hudson

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Curtis High School seniors boarded the Cornucopia Majesty at Pier 13 in Hoboken, N.J. to celebrate their prom Saturday. The 351 ...

Curtis High School graduates 440 students

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The College of Staten Island served as the backdrop Tuesday afternoon for Curtis High School's 2017 commencement ceremony.

A carriage, 4 dresses and mariachi: Images from a S.I. quinceañera

Ceremony and celebration are dream-come-true for birthday girl.

5 things to know about Curtis High School expansion

Planning is underway for an addition to Curtis High School that will include a new gymnasium and classroom space for more than 300 students, according to the ...

Cops: Safety agent punched while busting up fight at high school

A school safety agent allegedly was punched while breaking up a fight in a hallway at Curtis High School on Friday morning, according to police.

Bad bounce: Ex-HS hoops player admits to taking gun to school; faces prison time

A former Staten Island high school basketball player has admitted to taking a gun to school and also possessing one in a Lyft car at another time.

6 students arrested following fight at Curtis High School

NYSI-20161223-113851-nws_curtis_fight_.jpg. Police oversee student dismissal from the grounds of Curtis High School after reports of a large fight.

New principal named for Staten Island's Curtis High School

City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina has named Greg Jaenicke the new principal of Curtis High School. He is a former math teacher, coach and assistant ...

Prom 2016: Curtis High School sets sail on Cornucopia Majesty

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.--Three hundred twenty students rocked the boat as Curtis High School celebrated prom Friday evening sailing the Hudson River on the ...

At Curtis High School, preparing students to be global citizens

CHSquincy.jpg. Quincy Barnes and Christopher McKeon are students in the Curtis High School Journalism Institute. (Staten Island Advance/Claire Regan).

National School Walkout: Thousands of Staten Island students demand change

Students walked out to remember Parkland, Fla. victims and to protest gun violence.

9 Staten Island graduates honored at Citi Field

Nine Staten Island high school graduates were honored for their academic success in the face of obstacles.

About-face: Ex-HS hoopster admits to taking gun to school, then recants

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The plea agreement for a former high school hoopster was in place: 42 months in prison for bringing a gun to school and also ...

Curtis High School graduates 430

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The 430 graduates of Curtis High School were given handshakes and hugs as they each received their diplomas at their ...

Curtis High School junior dies after collapsing during varsity football practice (with photos)  Staten Island Advance -

Miles Kirkland, 16, was pronounced dead at Richmond University Medical Center, West Brighton.

Prom 2018: CSI High School for International Studies celebrates in grand style

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- CSI High School for International Studies seniors made the trek to Shadowbrook at Shrewsbury in New Jersey to celebrate their 2018 ...

Cool Spaces: George William Curtis House is a landmark in Livingston

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Danischewskis are not newcomers to living in historic homes: This family lived in the Billiou-Stillwell-Perine House for 10 years ...

Staten Island's Curtis High School was granted landmark designation in 1982

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Curtis High School opened its doors in February 1904 as Staten Island's first public secondary school, and 78 years later the Collegiate ...

Staten Island Prom Flashback: The best formal fashions from 2017

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The countdown to prom season 2018 is on. From disco ballrooms at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bloomfield to party cruises out of Chelsea ...

Curtis High School principal to retire, remains at center of recent commencement controversy

Curtis High School graduation. Curtis High School Principal Dr. Aurelia Curtis is pictured during the 2013 commencement ceremony at the College of Staten ...

Prom 2018: Great Kills High School at Hilton Garden Inn

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- It was a beautiful spring evening for Great Kills High School students and their guests as they dined and danced the night away at the ...

Not your mother's dress: 30 unique outfits of Prom 2018 on Staten Island

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.-- Class of 2018, I commend you. More than ever, this year it seems that students have been getting creative with their choice of prom ...

Curtis High takes home seventh PSAL gridiron title  NY1

The Warriors defeated the top-ranked Erasmus Hall Dutchmen for the second year in a row in a thrilling 36-35 victory.

Prom 2018: Susan E. Wagner High School celebrates at the Hilton

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Susan E. Wagner High School seniors celebrated their 2018 Arabian Nights themed prom at the Hilton Garden Inn on Friday night.

Curtis High School principal to retire, has plans to do missionary work in Africa

After a 31- year-career at Staten Island's Curtis High School filled with achievements and controversies, Principal Aurelia Curtis said she is calling it quits, this ...

Swim-A-Thon turns 10: Curtis honors Coach George Vinet

In return for his years of support, the Curtis Varsity Swim Team is hosting 10th Annual Swim-A-Thon on Dec. 9 to benefit Sloan Kettering's brain cancer research.

Staten Island obituaries for Oct. 24, 2018

Among them are a Korean War veteran, retired mounted police officer and a nurse.

Tough choice: Hoopster in high school gun case can take 42 months in prison or trial

Former high school basketball player Erik Morris, accused of bringing a loaded gun to school can plead guilty and take 42 months in prison or go to trial.

Student who punched high school safety officer pleads to assault

Staten Island high school student pleads to assault for punching school safety officer.

Curtis High School Hall of Fame inducts 5 new members

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The 16th Annual Curtis High School Association of Alumni & Friends' Hall of Fame induction honored five former grads earlier this ...

Curtis High School celebrates 'I'll See You Again' Senior Prom aboard NYC cruise

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- 355 Curtis High School seniors celebrated prom aboard the Cornucopia Destiny, Hoboken, N.J., Friday night. Check out our photo ...

Staten Island's Curtis High School: An architectural treasure

The New York Landmarks Conservancy is celebrating back-to-school during the month of October with a focus on historic public school buildings, including ...

A Blind, One-Armed Piano Man From Baghdad  The New York Times

In Staten Island, there is a bar full of middle-aged white guys who like their classic rock. And that's exactly what Ahmed Shareef, a disabled Iraqi refugee, plays.

Teen arrested after stabbing 2 students inside Staten Island's Curtis High School (VIDEO)

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Two teens were stabbed and a third arrested after a fight inside Curtis High School spilled out of the St. George building yesterday ...

Cheer along with the Curtis High School cheerleaders

The Curtis High School cheerleaders primarily cheer for football and basketball, but have also cheered for the robotics team.

Curtis High School graduates 458

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The 458 graduates of Curtis High School were given a strong send off from Principal Dr. Aurelia Curtis during their commencement ...

In Class: Tottenville HS remembers its POW/MIAs

We're highlighting some of the activities Staten Island students are engaged in.

Iraqi Refugee Overcomes Injuries to Share Love of Music  NY1

Music has a transformative power, and for one Staten Island man it's providing him with a light he'll never see.

Prom 2018: McKee High School rocks night away at Island Chateau

On one of the most memorable nights of their lives, 115 seniors from McKee High School rocked their prom night away at the Island Chateau Thursday evening, ...

In Class: Showing Catholic school spirit at Family Fun Day

The In Class education column will be published regularly to highlight area school happenings.

Staten Island's Curtis High School gets new school-based health clinic

In a short program, community leaders marked the opening of the state-of-the art clinic and a community partnership with the agency.

Prom 2018: Notre Dame Academy celebrates at the Hilton Garden Inn

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Notre Dame Academy students and guests celebrated their senior prom Thursday night in extraordinary style at the Hilton Garden Inn, ...

Prom 2018: St. Joseph by-the-Sea rocks the Hilton

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- St. Joseph by-the-Sea High School had Nicotra's Ballroom at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bloomfield rocking as they celebrated their 2018 ...

Staten Island's Curtis High School bids adieu to the Class of 2013 (photos)

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Proud parents packed into the bleachers of the Sports & Recreation Center at the College of Staten Island Tuesday as Curtis High ...

Class reunion alerts: From New Dorp 1959 to Monsignor Farrell 1969

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- With the cool, crisp, awe-inspiring season of autumn making its debut, community-spirited Staten Islanders will make their presence ...

Helping kids with disabilities transition to life after high school

The center will help students with disabilities transition to adult life.

Staten Island obituaries for Oct. 17, 2018

Among them are an English teacher, dentist, a hospital clerk an aide to special needs children and a cook.

Staten Island obituaries for Oct. 26, 2018

They were known for their devotion to their families.

Port Richmond Class of '74 buddies lend a helping hand across the globe

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- This is a story about half a dozen football buddies from the Port Richmond High School Class of 1974 and an ox named Coach ...

Curtis High School art show closes out 2 years of work

On display at Curtis High School were about 160 works ranging from traditional paintings, drawings and ceramics to complex sculptures and photography.

Staten Island's Curtis High School uses nine learning communities to provide closer student-teacher interactio  New York Daily News

Almost half of all Curtis students are involved in the school's athletic programs. A recently instituted policy that students must maintain a 90% overall attendance ...

Staten Island's Curtis High School bestows diplomas on 497

By DANIELLE D'ELIA and MELISSA QUIJANO. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Dark clouds lowered as the strains of "Pomp and Circumstance No. 1" heralded ...

Prom 2018: New Dorp High School electrifies El Caribe

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- EL Caribe in Brooklyn was rocking Friday night with more than 500 young people celebrating New Dorp High School's "Around the ...

Prom 2018: Port Richmond celebrates 'The Greatest Prom Night'

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Nicotra's Ballroom at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bloomfield was transformed into the Big Top as Port Richmond High School celebrated ...

D.A. plan aims to raise awareness of relationship abuse in high schools, colleges

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- District Attorney Michael E. McMahon announced the launch of the “Escalation Workshop” to raise awareness of the warning signs of ...

Prom 2018: Gaynor McCown High School celebrates at the Hilton

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Gaynor McCown Expeditionary Learning High School students partied at the Hilton Garden Inn to celebrate their prom on Thursday ...

HS football roundup: Click here for all the weekend's games (updated)

Kaiwon Taylor scores four TDs for playoff-bound Eagles; Curtis beats Susan Wagner.

Prom 2018: Monsignor Farrell High School dances into the night at Hilton

Arian Kalaba, Rosala Cioffi, Nicholas Buono and Francesca D'Ugo arrived in a chauffeured 2017 Rolls Royce Ghost.

School accessibility lacking for kids with disabilities in NYC, report says

The report is from the Advocates for Children of New York.

Prom 2018: Moore Catholic High School rocks Richmond County Country Club

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Moore Catholic High School students and guests celebrated their senior prom Thursday night in grand style at the prestigious ...

Staten Island obituaries from Dec. 14, 2018

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The following is a roundup of obituaries published on Viewing times and guestbooks can be found here. Mary Troianiello ...

Prom 2018: Staten Island Academy celebrates 53rd Geranium Ball

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.-- Staten Island Academy's class of 2018 celebrated the school's 53rd annual Geranium Ball with friends and family at the Richmond ...

Prom 2018: St. Peter's High School for Boys

MANHATTAN, N.Y. -- St. Peter's High School for Boys students attend their Senior Prom aboard the World Yacht at Pier 81 in Manhattan. Check out last year's ...

Staten Island's Curtis High School graduates 546

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Adorned in maroon and white robes, 546 Warriors proudly accepted their diplomas today and the distinction of being Curtis High ...

North or South? Put the pool in the middle, at Petrides (editorial)

Mayor Bill de Blasio, in an effort to mollify Staten Island and its borough president, promised an indoor pool.

Prom 2018: Bishop Patrick V. Ahern High School at Old Bermuda Inn

Ahern is a private, special education program for students ranging from 14-21 years of age.

Mayor vows: Port Richmond hotels won't be shelters, city to help with Wheel

STATEN ISLAND -- The mayor made at least two solid vows to Staten Islanders during his first town hall of the year in the borough: The city will not get involved ...

Welcome to St. John's Lutheran School, where faith leads the way

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Pastor Michael Bagnall is a familiar face at St. John's Lutheran School in Castleton Corners. That's no surprise, since he teaches ...

'It was the worst day of our lives' -- Family reeling after death of train victim

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Michael Welgoss was folding his son's laundry and cleaning his room Friday night, when Michael Jr. was struck and killed by a train in ...

Who wore it best at Curtis High School's prom? Vote in our poll

355 Curtis High School seniors celebrated prom Friday night. And boy did they know how to dress. Vote here for who had the best prom outfit.

Curtis High School student photos appear in New York Public Library exhibit

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A St. George mosque at prayer time. A peaceful Virgin Mary statue in a church garden. A Star of David high above the street.

Prom 2018: Hungerford School students party in Rosebank

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Hungerford School held its senior prom at the VFW Labetti Post in Rosebank Wednesday evening. GRAND ENTRANCE: The 45 ...

Two Curtis High School students arrested, accused of beating up dean who told them they were being suspended

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Two Curtis High School students pummeled a dean at the school after he told them they were being suspended, authorities allege.

Scenes from the Richmond County Surrogate Court Guardianship Ceremony

My name is Angelica Mroczek and I am a 14-year-old sophomore at the International Baccalaureate Program at Curtis High School.

Purdue Signee Profile: Amad Anderson

Series ($): Byron Perkins | Evan Anderson | Jack Craavack | Jaylan Alexander | Jimmy McKenna. More: Jeff Brohm on Purdue signees. Purdue needs ...

Genevieve H. Pandolfi, 98, of Shrewsbury  Community Advocate

Shrewsbury - Genevieve H. “Jean” (Valentine) Pandolfi, 98, of Shrewsbury, formerly of Staten Island, N.Y., died Dec. 11, 2018 in the presence of her loving ...

Curtis High School salutes 532 grads

Former football star Vernon Turner tells fellow Warriors to 'leave your mark' and 'pay it forward'

Staten Island Curtis HS inductees selected (photos)

Former students will be inducted into the high school's Hall of Fame at Curtis on Sunday.

HS hoops player accused of toting gun to school pleads not guilty to gun charges

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A Curtis High School basketball player accused of bringing a loaded gun to school two weeks ago, and possessing a different gun on ...

Prom 2018: St. Joseph Hill Academy Crystal Gala at Grand Oaks CC

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- St. Joseph Hill Academy celebrated their "Crystal Gala" 2018 prom Wednesday night at the Grand Oaks Country Club. Partners in ...

Staten Island's Curtis High School Jazz Ensemble swings at prestigious music festival

Drummer Brendan Woods receives Judges' Choice Award.

HS football roundup: Tottenville tramples Lincoln, 49-14 (updated)

Just when everyone suspected it might have been an off-year for the Tottenville High School football team, the Pirates came out and trampled perennial power ...

Legendary performing arts program thrives at Morris Intermediate

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- At Morris Intermediate School (I.S. 61) in Brighton Heights, the performing arts take center stage. Three-quarters of the 965 students are ...

At least 15 Staten Island schools to receive additional funding

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- At least 15 Staten Island schools will receive additional student funding for hiring teachers and staff, and purchasing materials and ...

Curtis High School graduates livid over diploma brouhaha (with photos/video)

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- They waited four years for their big moment on stage, and it never came, and the students -- and parents -- were livid Thursday.

Jury rules against gay Staten Island teacher who claimed he was harassed at New Springville school

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- A federal jury this week ruled against an openly gay speech teacher who claimed he was a victim of homophobic hostility during his ...

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