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1968 - Aerial photo of Miami Killian Senior High School, 10655 SW 97 Avenue, Miami
1968 Courtesy of Aaron Kurtz

1968 - Aerial photo of Miami Killian Senior High School, 10655 SW 97 Avenue, Miami

10655 SW 97 Avenue, Miami, Florida


Thank you to Aaron Kurtz, English Instructor, Yearbook Advisor, and All-around Good Guy, at Killian High for contributing this image of Miami Killian Senior High that was in their first yearbook. Killian had opened one year before.

It is amazing to see the lack of development around the school and the volume of Dade County Pines in the area, something we are seriously lacking now. Obviously the school system flattened a ton of pines when building the school except for a small strip of them along the fenceline.


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Guest 17-May-2011 16:28
Man i came to killian in the millde of 72n it was great. I met some wonderful people who after getting to know me love me back.that land across from the school became some huge houses.one with 16 rooms in it we would brake into them and smoke pot never took anything just crashed had alot of sex in them lol cazy huh
michael mahan 16-May-2010 15:58
I would have graduated from Killian in 1977 if I hadn't moved. I lived just down the street from the school and remember riding skate boards in the hallways, playing football on the lawn and riding bikes in the parking lot. My older brother was attending there when desegregation occurred, not a fun time. The two streets to the left were actually an unofficial dump site before they built homes there. When I was a kid, we started a fire in those woods accidentally.
Gary Wertheimer 22-Nov-2009 15:49
Hey i'm a grad. from 1974. a few mango seasons ago.i can relate to the comments on the West 40's etc. What a great place to grow up.Now living in Arkansas.
Chuck 15-Sep-2009 00:07
I also graduated in 1972, and I have very fond memories of that fine school.
Roberta Toback 03-Dec-2008 01:20
We moved into the school district in Nov. 1968. The high road in the photo is S.W. 106th Street and is the north side. The west side is S.W. 97th Avenue. The high pines area to the south became a park with a jogging path. By the time we moved away in 1998, the school and the surrounding area looked very different. My 3 children graduated from the school in the years 1984, 1986 , and 1991.
Guest 06-May-2008 21:21
I graduated in '72, which as i recall was there first graduating class. what a great pic, and it does bring back memories.
Ron 15-Feb-2008 16:17
I graduated from Killian in 1974. I have many great memories of that time. Great seeing the nice picture of the school. Ron Ellis