Senn Celebrations

Vol. XXII No. 1 - SPRING 2011

The Senn campus was hopping the night of Saturday, March 12, 2011, for the Senn Friends Forever Alumni Back in the Day Sock Hop Fundraiser and Dance. The all-years reunion raised funds for the Bulldogs sports teams, while dancing alums competed for the Back in the Day Best Dressed Contest in categories including Greaser’s (1950s), Hippies (1960s), Disco (1970s), and Punk (1980s). (What, no 1920s flappers?) [more...]

Protest at Senn

Vol. XV No. 2 - FALL 2004

On Tuesday, October 5, 2004, students, parents, community members and teachers gathered in the Senn High School auditorium at 5900 N. Glenwood to learn about a proposed plan to change Senn. The program is to take a part of the school and turn it into a Naval Academy for high school students. Attendees were asked to sign in and receive literature about Senn High School. Students gathered in the entrance hall with signs saying SAVE SENN in many languages. These signs were an indication of the contention over the plan that had been introduced to some community residents and teachers just a few weeks before this meeting. [more...]

Those Good Old Golden Rule Days

Vol. VII No. 1 - SPRING 1996

Recollections of Senn High School, February 1928 to June 1930

By: Frances A. Posner

It was the 1920s and the post World War I boom was booming. A slight lowering of Puritanic values - nothing like in the 1980s! - showed as Senn boys pitched pennies in the alley between Rosedale and Ardmore or piled on top of each other and rode around the block in open-topped, hand-patched-together Tin Lizzies. [more...]

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