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30-MAY-2005 Karl R. Josker

McKinley High School

1500 Elmwood Ave. Buffalo

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James Fatig 15-May-2016 12:09
I graduated in 1976 All the teachers were the best 's.Hertel,Mr. Fierman always tried to get from their students the best...
Rosemary Martinez 01-Dec-2011 05:10
I graduated in 1994.. Yes Mr. Harmon was there as a teacher. Greatest teacher ever to me. Mrs. Bartin back then was a Gem. I love this school. I have so many many great memories here :)
Rosemary Martinez 01-Dec-2011 04:53
I graduated in 1994.. Yes Mr. Harmon was there as a teacher. Greatest teacher ever to me. Mrs. Bartin back then was a Gem. I love this school. I have so many many great memories here :)
Guest 20-Oct-2011 08:18
just wonder if anyone remembers jim harmon principal or teacher 1957 to 1962 and1972 to 1985
Rebecca 27-May-2010 18:23
2010 is its 100th year and Mrs. Barton is making it real special. She even had a parade
down Elmwood. I'm part of the 100th SEN10R class.
Vyonne 25-Apr-2008 11:35
Vyonne...class of 1984. Mrs. "Not a typical freshman" Riley (Algebra)..thank you! Mr."Be a Gentlemen" Young (English)...thank you! Mrs. "this is how its done" Hertel (Advertising Art)..thank you! Principal Mr. "Cool& Smooth" Anthony Leone..thank you! Mr. "Stop Vyonne control yourself" Stuberg (World Regions)..thank you! Mr. "Alan you got competition" Karginskl(Trigometry)..thank you! Alan (student'84 alumni)..thank you!

So many faces..Photography "Our Best of Buffalo" teacher..Thank you! Gym "former Buffalo Bill" teacher..thanks for leaving the gym so I could teach a bully a lesson..thank you!

To all the adminstration, teachers, and leadership team members from class of 1980-84..thank you!
Roger Swan 24-Jan-2008 21:31
To Dan Tremblay -- I remember the principal at the time I attended McKinley in 1951 - 1952 as Robert S. Hoole and Bert Camprath was the assistant principal. My pattermaking shop teacher was Mr. Claybeau. I to had Miss Clayman for English class then.
Dan Tremblay 02-Jan-2008 01:19
I graduated in June of 54. The Principal was Mr. Kampreth. My bricklaying teacher was named Adam Grundon and I remember my English teacher Miss Clayman as one of the people instrumental in my life. Great time in my life my years at McKinley.
DUNTWORRIE! 29-May-2007 15:29

Roger Swan 14-May-2007 12:38
I lettered in football at McKinley in 1951. If I remember right the head coach was named Eddie Middlestedt and the assistant coach was Frank Radzwell. The team quarterback was Paul Metz, and the fullback was Pete O'Polka. I played defensive right tackle and occasionally the 4th down punter. Only played for a year and then quit school to seek employment.
Peter 23-Nov-2006 21:23
wow i go to this school now and im takeing up carpentry and we just won the 2006 harverd cup and won last year too if any one know about foot ball at a long time ago let me know
Roger Swan 19-Aug-2006 00:39
My freshman year a the school was 1950 when they were still teaching vocational trades. I was taking Wood Patternmaking. Other skilled trades that were taught at that time were: Plastering, Plumbing, Carpentry, Machinist, and Horticulture. Don't even know if these courses are taught anymore in the city of Buffalo. I left Buffalo in 1959.
Guest 07-May-2006 08:13
The grounds of this site was home to the Buffalo Orphan Asylum after it moved from Virgina (corner of Elmwood - PS 46). The Asylum sold the property of the Buffalo School District as the number of orphaned children declined and the grounds and buildings became too large for the original purpose. When the high school was first built, it incorporated the the original entrance of the orphanage. I am in the process of researching information about the Orphanages in the Buffalo Area. If anybody has information they are willing to share please contact me at Thank You
Michael Mondia 16-Dec-2005 19:31
My fresman year at Mckinley was 1965. They stated to rear down the old school and it took four years to build the present one. I remember some of our classes were in what would be the future bathroom to one of the shops. We were the first class to graduate from the new building in 1969.