Robert Christiansen

Profile Updated: July 26, 2020
Class Year: 1963
Residing In: Valley Falls, NY USA
Spouse/Partner: Deanna
Occupation: retired teacher, pharmacist
Children: Katie, a special education teacher at Shenendehowa
Kyle, an attorney with a lobbying firm in Albany
Yes! Attending Reunion
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I started my tenure at WHS in eighth grade, after attending School 3 for eight years. I spent four wonderful years at the high school level, enjoying those years meeting friends that would last a lifetime. Athletics and academics went hand in hand. I played three sports all four years, with the exception of my senior year when Prof Jones, the basketball coach, told me I could either play varsity basketball or be the Student Council President. I opted for the latter and never regretted it. I still don't understand his rationale but back then who questioned authority. After five years of education at Albany College of Pharmacy I decided to go back to WHS, my home, and teach Health Education for 35 years. The latter years were spent writing grants for the district, developing courses in video, health and the media, and working with the Watervliet Housing Authority to develop and implement the City's own television station through Time Warner Cable.

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Dec 25, 2020 at 6:29 AM

Happy Birthday and Merry Christmas Chrissy.

Dec 25, 2020 at 6:27 AM

Happy birthday Christina.

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Dec 24, 2020 at 6:34 AM

Happy birthday Robin. Have a safe, healthy, and happy holiday season.

Dec 24, 2020 at 6:33 AM

Have a wonderful birthday and a safe and healthy holiday season Michelle.

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Dec 21, 2020 at 6:52 AM

Happy birthday Tim. I hope all is well. Merry Christmas!

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Dec 01, 2020 at 8:11 AM

Happy Birthday Nancy. Have a great day.

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Sep 27, 2020 at 6:12 PM

Posted on: Sep 27, 2020 at 1:28 PM

Hi Claudia, glad to see you joined the WHS website. It’s a great way to keep in touch with alumni friends. Hopefully you’re doing well and life is good.
Best wishes,
Bob Christiansen
WHS Alumni team administrator

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Sep 17, 2020 at 7:20 AM

Happy birthday Renee. Have a safe and healthy day. Enjoy it to the fullest.

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Sep 03, 2020 at 7:04 AM

Happy birthday John. Hope all is well.

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Jul 29, 2020 at 6:48 AM

Happy birthday Brenda. Enjoy this special day.

Jul 29, 2020 at 6:47 AM

Happy birthday Paul. Have a safe and virus-free day.

Jul 29, 2020 at 6:46 AM

Happy birthday Linda. Have a safe and fun-filled day.

Jul 29, 2020 at 6:45 AM

Happy birthday Jane. Stay safe and out of harm’s way.

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Feb 04, 2020 at 12:09 PM

Hi Barb, glad to see you joined.

Dec 01, 2019 at 5:36 AM

Happy birthday Nancy, have a wonderful day with family.

Robert Christiansen has left an In Memory comment for Frank Romano.
Nov 21, 2019 at 8:33 PM

Frank passed on at the age of 74 in 1919.  He is survived by his wife Judith and his three children.

Nov 17, 2019 at 11:50 AM

Happy birthday Heather. Have a spectacular day.

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