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Through the 100-year-old halls of the building once known as San Jacinto High School, excited voices of countless alumni could be heard Saturday recalling memories and tales of their teenage years. One by one, they lined up with smiles on their faces, waiting to enter the renovated auditorium.

For some, memories included participating in extracurricular activities and attending sports events. Others simply remembered teachers, friends and high school sweethearts.

“I went out with a lot of boys,” said 100-year-old Faye Shoss, who graduated from San Jacinto High School in 1931, making her one of the oldest living alumni. “I loved everything. I loved the teachers. I loved my friends. I loved my school. This was the premier school.”

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