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Updated 11-22-2019

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Use the "Contact Update" link on the left to reach a form which can be printed out, filled in and mailed to the P.B.A.A. Database manager.  Keep your information up-to-date so that classmates, reunion committiees, and P.B.A.A. mailings can find you..

LOVE STORIES IN FEBURARY ISSUE – Are you and your love both Polar Bears? If so we’d like to share your love story in the February Valentine Issue of the Roars. You may write it or we will be happy to help you. Please e-mail John & Elaine at, phone them at 614-263-3471 or snail mail to 718 Fairlawn Dr., Columbus, OH 43214. Deadline for submission is January 25, 2020.

PBAA MEETINGS – Our last meeting for 2019 was on Wednesday November 13, 2019. There is no December meeting. The first meeting of the New Year will be on January 8, 2020. We meet on the second Wednesday of every month at 7:00 PM. Due to the renovations that will begin at North High School, we will NOT be meeting in Room 122 (Memorabilia Room) at North until sometime next year. Our monthly meetings will continue at a new location, Clinton Heights Lutheran Church, 15 Clinton Heights Ave. (across the street from Clinton Elementary). Everyone is welcome. Come and join us.

PBAA MEMBERSHIPS – It’s never too late to get a new or renew your membership in PBAA. Simply fill out the form and return it to us. If you are a Lifetime Member and have never received a certificate, please notify us so that we can verify it and send one to you.

2020 REUNION COMMITTEES – If your class hasn’t already started to plan a Reunion for 2020, I’m sure they will be very soon. We would like to ask that you please send us any information as soon as possible so that we can get it published here in the ROARS for you. We can also post the information on our website. Please email us at:

MEMORABILIA DONATED – Thank you to everyone who graciously donated any kind of memorabilia to PBAA.

POLAR BEAR MERCHANDISE – What better way to show your school spirit and loyalty than to purchase North High merchandise from PBAA. We have a number of different designs of tee shirts, sweatshirts, golf shirts, hats, coffee mugs, and other assorted novelties. Sizes are limited on some items, so you will need to check on availability. Contact Jackie Wilson at 740-967-8367 for more information.

YEARBOOKS AVAILABLE – PBAA does have a collection of extra yearbooks that are available. At the present time, we have at least one from most years with the exception of 1967 & 1970. As in the past, if you are interested in obtaining a certain yearbook, we do ask for a donation of $20 (additional $5 if shipped). You can submit your request by emailing us at, call Elaine Botkin ’74 at 614-263-3471 or mail to PBAA, 718 Fairlawn Dr., Columbus, Ohio 43214. If we are unable to fill your request, we will add you to our waiting list. If you were previously on our waiting list, please contact us to confirm your information as well. We need to make everything current.

SPECIAL EVENTS – If you are planning any kind of a Special Polar Bear gathering and would like to get the word out, please send us the information to: and we will be glad to include it in future issues of the ROARS. Next deadline is January 25, 2020.

DO YOU HAVE A STORY? – If you have an idea for a story for us to print in the ROARS, please write it and send it to us to share with everyone. We are always looking for input and would love to hear from you. Please email all stories to us at or snail mail to PB ROARS, 718 Fairlawn Dr., Columbus, Ohio 43214. Deadline for submission for the February issue is January 25, 2020.