High School Yearbooks
Contact Us

Your email address is NEVER shared with anyone. Guaranteed. Privacy Policy

Related Sites
Related News
  • Neighbors: Class reunions bring out the love - INFORUM
    INFORUMNeighbors: Class reunions bring out the loveINFORUMLove those class reunions. A few weeks ago, Neighbors carried a note from Marlene Nielsen, Lake Park, Minn., about her Buxton (N.D.) High School 1956 graduating class reunion, and she wondered how other people keep in touch with their classmates from ...ReunionsEagle-Tribuneall 2 news articles »
  • Bellingham High School multi-class reunion planned - Wicked Local Franklin
    Wicked Local FranklinBellingham High School multi-class reunion plannedWicked Local FranklinBELLINGHAM -- Bellingham High School classes from 1939 through 1964 will have another reunion on Sept. 24 at the St. Ann's Arts and Cultural Center on ...and more »
  • At 75th Waterville High reunion, memories of a lifetime - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
    Kennebec Journal & Morning SentinelAt 75th Waterville High reunion, memories of a lifetimeKennebec Journal & Morning SentinelParty host Toni Ramundo speaks with two of the six members of the Waterville High School graduating class of 1942 who celebrated a reunion at Ramundo's home in Winslow on Monday. Classmates Burns Hillman and Dorothy Doucette chat about the old ...
  • Valley High School Class of 1977 to host 40-year reunion ... - Greeley Tribune
    Valley High School Class of 1977 to host 40-year reunion ...Greeley TribuneThe Valley High School Class of 1977 will host its 40-year class reunion at 4:30 p.m. June 24 at the LaSalle Park, at U.S. 85 and 2nd Street.For more.and more »
  • Love stories: Class reunion opens the door to love - Bob and Ellen Hyde - Daily Record-News
    Daily Record-NewsLove stories: Class reunion opens the door to love - Bob and Ellen HydeDaily Record-NewsThen came the 30-year reunion of EHS' Class of 1985 in 2015. By then both were divorced. Ellen, whose children were grown, had come back from Colorado to live with her father after her mother's death. Bob was a single dad raising a young daughter on ...
  • Class Reunions - Worcester Telegram
    Class ReunionsWorcester TelegramClass of 1967: A 50-year reunion will be held at 6 p.m. April 29 at Wachusett Country Club, 187 Prospect St., West Boylston. For more information, contact Fran Omilanowicz at (240) 581-0788 or northandcommercehigh1967reunion@yahoo.com. Doherty ...
  • Rodgers, Schniederjans, Pan doing (high school) Class of 2011 proud - ESPN
    ESPNRodgers, Schniederjans, Pan doing (high school) Class of 2011 proudESPNSAN DIEGO -- The Class of 2011 is already making a profound impact on golf's most elite level. That's not the rookie class of 2011. Or the college Class of 2011. It's the high school Class of 2011 -- players less than a half-dozen years removed from ...and more »
  • First Ever Vertical Reunion Quickly Approaching for All CHS Alumni - Chilton Times Journal
    First Ever Vertical Reunion Quickly Approaching for All CHS AlumniChilton Times Journal“My real experience in high school was vertical; it was with people from multiple years and it had to do with everybody's experience,” said Jimmy Barany, Tiger Streak creative director and member of the class of '88. The term vertical reunion is used ...
Expert Views

Class Reunion Planning Tips


find yearbooksHigh school reunions can be lot of fun, but they can also be worst nightmares. It depends upon how they are put together. Several of the high school reunions I have been to have been awesome so I have put together the ideas I have collected from these reunions in this article so that your next reunion is enjoyable as well.


The most important aspect of a high school reunion is that every person feels special at the reunion and feels he is part of an incredible group of people he would love to associate with for the rest of his life. To have a successful reunion most of the effort goes into it before the date of the reunion. The first step for a successful reunion is to start with people in your town who would be part of this reunion. Since these people have been living together in the same town, there would be great friendship among them. They can form your core team for the planning and preparation of the reunion.


Call a meeting of the local folks and ask the people you know to bring along the alumni friends they know. This way you can have a good first meeting with most of the alumni who live locally in your team. Have this meeting at your home, sports club or local restaurant. At the meeting put together a list of all the classmates, everyone in this group knows about or is in touch with. This will create a pretty comprehensive list of your classmates. Also have your school yearbook with you at this meeting so that you can look up students from the high school yearbook, which will help you jog your memory to get back in touch with your classmates.


Have someone part of this meeting put together an excel spreadsheet of all the people and their email addresses, phone numbers who can be reached. If you don’t find a few people and would still like to invite them, you can use the help of websites such as classmates.com, mylife.com, myspace.com, etc. Also you can contact your school to provide alumni contact details.


Next set a date for the reunion. This date should be at least six months to a year away giving everyone enough time to plan their schedule and manage to be at the reunion. Also it is important that this date is preferably on a long weekend like Memorial Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day so that people don’t have to take days off from work to attend the reunion.


find yearbooksAnother very important aspect but oftentimes neglected one is to ask for donations. It is impossible to have a good reunion without having enough money to fund the reunion location, food catering, decorations, hotels for outstation guests, etc. Decide upon what the reunion will cost and then figure out how much each person participating in the reunion will have to contribute to make the reunion successful. Collect this amount up front because this will also assure that the person is confirmed to attend the reunion. If someone is not willing to donate, you pretty much know that person will probably not attend the reunion either.


Planning and making a successful reunion happen can be a blast. At the end of the day everyone will thank you for having the initiation to make it happen and it will be much easier to have another reunion after that in the future.