Nogales High School
really is going “Back to the Future” as it celebrates its 50th
anniversary this week. The school, which opened in 1962, is undergoing a
massive renovation that will literally transform it into a high school
of the future.
Students and staff have been putting up with work crews who
are gutting old classroom wings to remodel them. Rowland Unified is
spending $8 million to refurbish Nogales High.
The special homecoming week begins with a “Back to the Future – Passport
Through the Decades” social at the school tonight.The evening will feature tours of the campus at 5:30 p.m. Visitors can see
the modernization funded by the last school bond.
A gala will follow from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the Mack Pace Gymnasium. Guests
will enjoy music and refreshments while they celebrate five decades of memories
and traditions. There will be a special video and speeches by alumni.
The public is invited to attend the special gala. The cost is $15 at the
Read more in Rich Irwin’s story NOBLES.