Yearbooks Available

We have been informed that there are yearbooks available for purchase at $30 each.  The following years are available:

1986 - 88 - 89 - 93 - 94 - 96 - 97 - 98 - 99 -

2000 - 01 - 02 - 03 - 04 - 05 - 06 - 07 - 08 - 09 - 10 - 11 - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16


Some years are in limited supply.


If you are interested, contact David Skillings at

dskillings@fremont.k12.ca.us

to arrange for pick-up at the school (cash or check, made out to WHS).

Recent Alumni Newsletters

Doug Ely

Class of 1971
1953-2015



Doug Ely ’71 passed away in December after complications of kidney transplant surgery. Doug was most recently the Vice President of the Alumni Foundation. He made monthly trips from his home in Southern California to WHS to attend the Board meetings. He was instrumental in developing the WHSAF website, email communications and the Woodcock and Brower Memorial Scholarships.  


Doug moved to Fremont when he was 10 years old, attending Glenmoor Elementary, Centerville Junior High before graduating from Washington in 1971. Doug was the editor of the yearbook in his senior year. After, WHS, he graduated from Pacific Lutheran University In Washington, where he met his wife, Gretchen.  They married in 1977.  They lived in San Jose and Fremont until moving to Southern California in 1994.


Doug is survived by his wife, Gretchen, son Michael, daughter Erika (Mike) Chico, grandsons Jack and Evan and sister Eleanor (Chris) McGuire – WHS ‘74.


Doug’s name has been added to the Fred Brower Memorial Journalism-Publications Scholarship. The family requests memorial gifts are directed there.  

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