May 26, 2015

Veterans Art Museum in Chicago


Thought you would appreciate this. Can you post it to empehi and mphsforum? My tablet won't let me forward to these sites.

Happy Memorial Day.

Marie Stazzone

May 25, 2015

Memorial Day - EMPEHI Heroes

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country's armed forces.

Morgan Park Alumni 

on the Vietnam Memorial Wall

Our thanks to all of our fallen High School Comrades

Jim Beck

Robert Maurice Cunningham

Larry Dart

Anthony John Grasso

Ricky Greene

Sgt Holstein

Bruce Huff

Al McNabb

Mills Miller

Warren Muhr

Robert Nawrocki

William Newbold

William Lee Owen Jr

And thanks to all the ones we don't know about:

NameBirth DateDate of Casualty:AgeBranch
Jim Beck5/19/19475/14/196820Army
Robert Maurice Cunningham11/8/19504/18/196918Marines
Larry Dart5/26/194511/7/196924Army
Anthony John Grasso3/8/19468/28/196721Navy
Richard Henry Greene3/18/194811/19/196820Marines
Sgt Holstein (ROTC Sgt)7/10/193012/29/196636Army
Bruce Huff2/20/19445/6/196824Army
Al McNabb12/19/19482/2/196819Marines
Mills Miller12/5/19463/16/196720Marines
Warren Muhr1/21/19462/26/196721Army
Robert Nawrocki3/30/19481/24/196819Marines
William Newbold8/15/19483/17/197122Army
William Lee Owen Jr11/17/19444/11/196924Army

May 23, 2015

American Pie

"American Pie" is one of my all-time favorite songs. This is an incredible musical documentary of with so many memories. Someone did a great job and a ton of work putting this all together.
Hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

May 21, 2015

MPHS 100 Year Celebration - Looking For Volunteers

Good Afternoon MPHS Alum!! As you all know, next year our beloved Alma Mater turns 100!!! I have been given the honor of chairing the Centennial Celebration Planning and Execution Committee ... I would like actual Alum to be involved in the planning and execution of events so if you are interested Please email me your : Name, email, and phone number to 

* The original message was looking for volunteers by May 1. But my guess is they would gladly take your help if you volunteered now. I volunteered to publish their information our this blog and our facebook, linkedin, twitter, pinterest, google+ and yahoo pages.

May 18, 2015

Morgan Park Class of 1965 Reunion October 24, 2015

Morgan Park Class of 1965 Reunion
October 24, 2015

Open to All Classes to Join Us
Location: Elks Lodge
4428 Midlothian Turnpike
Crestwood Il. 60445

Click below for more scoop.

Mini Committee at this point. Paul Palmer, 65, Kathy Chamis, 66, George Clancy, 65.

May 13, 2015

Chicago Timelapse

Thunder, Thunder, Thunderation

Thunder, Thunder, Thunderation

We are the Mustang, Congregation

We are the best team, in the nation.

How Chicago's Neighborhoods Got Their Names

It's often said that "Chicago is a city of neighborhoods." This may seem redundant—isn't everycity a city of neighborhoods?—but Chicago really is a big, wonderful amalgamation of unique enclaves. Where do the names for all these neighborhoods come from? We sought to find out.

Keep in mind that there are at least 200 neighborhoods in Chicago. While this list is extensive, it isn't absolute. For example, some areas were left off because they were obvious extensions of other neighborhoods (hello, West Rogers Park), while others lacked reliable info (or any information at all). If you don't see your neighborhood below, please write your alderman, who will then negotiate with us and we'll hash out an under-the-table deal.

Click to read more: 

Thanks to Mirjana Bartl Siampos MPHS Jan 66 for sharing on our Facebook page.