Poly ShieldThe Perennial Parrot

Polytechnic High School
San Francisco, CA
1883 - 1972

Newsletter Editors:
Art Lidstrom  S`57
Marilyn (Fetter) Lewis S`57
Web Master:
Robert "Bob" Ross  S`55
This newsletter is in the PDF file format. If you do not have the Adobe Reader to open the file you can download it for FREE at the following link ...
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We currently publish the newsletter three times a year, April, August and December. We will send out an email when the next issue of the newsletter is posted to the web site. To be notified when the newsletter is posted or to receive it as an attachment to an email just send us your name and email address.

Please feel free to print out as many copies of the newsletter as you want to give to other Polyites that may not have computers or internet connection. Sorry, we do not mail out hard copies any more, ink and other supplies have just gotten a little expensive on fixed incomes.

We welcome input from all Polyites for the newsletter. If you look at past issues you will see what kinds of articles and stories we accept ... the newsletter is for and about Poly,
its alumni, history and organizations, your recollections of living in and going to school in the "City" and anything to do with San Francisco past and present. Please include photos (identifying people and scene) whenever possible.

        Thanks for visiting with us ... enjoy the newsletter.

Perennial Parrot VOL 18-01 July 2005 (Rise of POLY)
Perennial Parrot VOL 18-02 December 2005 (Fall of POLY)

Perennial Parrot VOL 33, #1, April 2020

Perennial Parrot VOL 33, #2, August 2020
Perennial Parrot VOL 33, #3, December 2020
Perennial Parrot VOL 34, #1, April 2021
Perennial Parrot VOL 34, #2, August 2021
Perennial Parrot VOL 34, #3, December 2021
Perennial Parrot VOL 35, #1, May 2022

NOTE: ALL issues of the Perennial Parrot newsletter are available for you to read, print, download and share with others at the link below:
             Newsletter ARCHIVES

If you know any of those listed below please ask them to contact us at to update their Email address. They have been removed from the mailing list do to bad emails.
Gwendolyn Ridgeway - Class 67            Roger Schuelke - Class 47
Sylvia (Papen) Scherzer - Class 58         Michael Severin - Class 64
Robert Canihan - Class 1950s                Lowell Greshan - Class 65
William Featherstone - Class 1950s       Ricardo Aguila - Class 54
Carol (Decker) Brown  -Class 58           Asriah Heard - Class 62 
Fernando Marenco - Class 68                Pat Ruzura - Class 50s
Tillie (Yern) Ng - Class 52                      Ronnie Cook Sr. - Class 70
Donald McMillen - Class 59                    
Irene (Daniels) Lewis - Class 50s            Nicholas Melnik, Class 51

PLEASE ... If you move and/or change you mailing and/or email addresses drop us a note by email ( ) with your updated information. ALSO, keep in mind that I send out emails to those I have Email addresses for when the newsletter is posted ... IF you did not receive the email or would like to be added to my mailing list please email us to add or update your email address ... you can also note to receive the newsletter as a PDF file attached to the email or just be notified that it has been posted to the web site.

... We appreciate all the Kudos for the newsletter, however, we are no longer the editor, we just post it to the website after receiving it from Art Lidstrom who is the current editor.