A website dedicated to all WHS Blackshirt Alumni - following our Friday Breakfast
It is easy to navigate our BBG website.  Simply click on the tab of your choice at the top (Home-BBG Photos-Class Links/Mdse-Birth of BBG/BOF-Cardinal Star)

We also have a temporary tab called "Blackshirts 1964" for their 50th reunion.  If you would like to learn how to create your own reunion web page, contact Mike Galles or Dan Steffen.
Waukesha South High​ School
Blackshirt Breakfast Group
     For an ARCHIVE of the BBG Weekly Report, click on the links below...................

September 19,2014.....................September 12,2014................September 5, 2014.................. August 29, 2014........................ 
September 19, 2014

Hello Blackshirts-
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If you would like to pass along a "Happy Birthday" message to Mr. Dwight Shanks, please email it to Mike Galles at migal6161@yahoo.com and I will forward it to Mr. Shanks.
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Please join us to welcome our newest members, Barbara (Gross) Zimmerman '55, Kurt Blumberg '63. Kurt accompanied Jim Kruck '64 to celebrate Coach/Teacher Dwight Shanks 97th birthday with us Friday and Barbara was one of our trivia winners this week!
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Blackshirts Who, What, When, Where, Why-
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A final reminder….
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The Class of 1962 meets with us September 26 at the Sunset Family Restaurant. Breakfast starts at 8:30 and we will order from the menu and be billed individually. Please RSVP to Mike Galles at migal6161@yahoo.com so we can make appropriate plans for food and seating to accommodate everyone!
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Blackshirt Athletes-
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For the last couple of months Pete and Laurie Tuinen '66 have been keeping us informed on the outstanding performance of Gwen Jorgensen '04 has had in triathlon competition worldwide. Laurie sent us this latest report with a link to Gwen's website.
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"Gwen is an outstanding athlete and makes us proud and happy for her. Just for your reference, other family members attended South High School, too.
They include Gwen's uncle and aunt, Steve Smirl and twin sister Sue Erickson, Gwen's parents Joe and Nancy Jorgensen '72. Gwen's sister, Elizabeth Jorgensen, currently is a teacher at Arrowhead High School. Gwen's grandmother, Dorothy Smirl, lives in Waukesha".
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The following was sent by Gwen, "I have had an incredible, unbelievable year. Thank you for your support and encouragement throughout the season. I have attached my Edmonton Grand Final race report. You can also read it on my blog with additional pictures at":
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http://www.gwenjorgensen.com/blog/world-champion
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Blackshirt History Class-
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On this date, September 19, 1860, the Roberts Farm on Northview Rd was established.
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Our thanks to Jim "Toby" Tobiason '54 for sharing this bit of local history with us.
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Blackshirt Memories-
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"What sophomore football player ran a punt back for a TD on his 1st play on varsity"? Marshall Gavre
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Thanks to Coach Charlie Miller for sharing memories of his Blackshirt co-workers from a few decades ago!
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Blackshirt Weekly Planner-
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Friday, September 26, 8:30 the Class of 1962 joins us for breakfast at the Sunset Family Restaurant to celebrate their 70th birthdays! Reservations are required for food planning and seating so please RSVP to Mike Galles at migal6161@yahoo.com.
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Friday, October 3, 8:30 breakfast at the Sunset Family Restaurant, please join us and bring a guest
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Friday, October 10, 8:30 join us for breakfast and bring someone with you.
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Friday, October 17, 8:30 Bill and Ralph will model their Halloween costumes for us
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Friday, October 24, 8:30 Enjoy Blackshirt camaraderie when you join us for breakfast
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Friday, July 17, 2015 8am the Class of 1965 joins us for breakfast to celebrate their 50th reunion. Contact Cathy (Melster) Bellovary at cbellovary@hotmail.com for more details.
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Friday, September 11, 2015 8am, the Class of 1960 joins us for breakfast to celebrate their 55th reunion. Plan to join us and let's celebrate with them. More details to follow.
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Blackshirt Trivia-
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Our Winners; Fritz Melendez '59, Barbara (Gross) Zimmerman '55, Pete Beaver '63, Chuck Merten '57,
Jim Kruck '64

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Commentary-
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This from Fritz;
1 Kohl's was first opened between Barney Street and the Soo Line railroad tracks on Broadway
2 Goff's restaurant was the old established restaurant on Clinton Street. Barbara ? was a waitress there in the late 1940' s and she is still waitressing at Christina's restaurant in Waukesha
3 LSMFT stood for. Lucky strikes mean fine tobacco. In political circles it was used to mean. Lord save me from Truman referring to our President at the time
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This from Barbara;
1. The first Kohls Food Store was located on the corner of E. Broadway and East Ave. the former Palmetier and Abell Lumber Yard site.
2. Goff's Restaurant was located on Clinton Street at the end of South St.
3. LSMFT: Lucky Strike Means Fine Tobacco.
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This from Pete;
1. Where was the first Kohl's Food Store in Waukesha located? E Broadway bordered by Barney St, Train Tracks and East Ave
2. Name the 50's restaurant on Clinton Street where South Street ended? Goff's
3. What product had the letters, LSMFT on their package and what did it stand for? Lucky Strike Means Fine Tobacco.
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This from Chuck;
1. SE corner of N. East Ave & Broadway.
2. Goff's Restaurant. (Duncan Heinz ate there!)
3. LSMFT, Lucky Strike Means Fine Tobacco
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This from Jim;
1. The first Kohl's food store @ Broadway & East Ave.
2. Goff's Restaurant, where I Had worked after school 10th grade (1962)-thru 12th grade (1964).
3. LSMFT, was for Lucky Strike Means Fine Tobacco.
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Last Week’s Trivia:
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1. Where was the first Kohl's Food Store in Waukesha located? SW corner Broadway & Barney St.
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2. Name the 50's restaurant on Clinton Street where South Street ended? Goff’s
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3. What product had the letters, LSMFT on their package and what did it stand for? Lucky Strikes Means Fine Tobacco
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This Weeks Trivia:
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Our thanks to Ralph Clark '58 for contributing this week’s trivia!
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1. Prior to Waukesha, what was the name of our city?
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2. Prior to becoming the New Tribes Institute, what was the property?
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3. What car dealer was located where the present Freeman building is?
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Email your answers to Mike Galles at migal6161@yahoo.com and win a trivia prize.
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Why the BBG Exists-
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"The heart and soul of a high school that many years ago brought us all together, and many decades later, brings us together again"!
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Blackshirt Reminder-
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Thanks for joining us and don't forget to click on the various sites at the top of the BBG Weekly Report Home Page and enjoy our weekly photos, the Class of 1964 webpage, the Blackshirt uniform items, the Birth of the BBG and special articles from our school newspaper "The Cardinal Star" of 50 years ago.
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Also, you may have to copy and paste any links that appear in "The Weekly Report" into your browser in order to open and enjoy them. If you have any questions/problems, please email Mike Galles, migal6161@yahoo.com
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Blackshirt Motto-
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"Blackshirt Pride" is Everyday...........Being a Blackshirt is a Life Long Honor"!!
Coach Dick Luther '62