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    There is a NEW website for classes after 1949, on which you will want to post your name, itís easy and itís FREE! Log on to

The North High classes using it extensively are 1958, 1971 and 1972. You can add your name to your year and get things started for your class.

You can post as much or as little information as you wish. Only the class administrator, if there is one, will be able to view your phone number and complete address. You can elect to post your city and state, bio and other information. Class announcements can be made, there is a class message board, a spot for reunion plans, a place for family news, birthdays and a lot more. You can make your e-mail address available to your classmates and unlike, it wonít cost anything for them to contact you

It will be a big help to reunion committees.

Tell your friends from North and other schools too.

If you become the class administrator, we ask that you include a link to this website.



2017 REUNION COMMITTEES – Don’t forget to check with PBAA to see if classmates on your lost list are in our database. Contact Elaine Siens Botkin ’74 at 614-263-3471 and she will send you a list of the information we have from your year. There is no charge. All we ask is that you return the favor by sending us a copy of your updated class list. By working together we can reduce costly returns. It also helps Polar Bears locate each other! We only send complete class lists to reunion committees, but if they are in our data base we are able to supply addresses on an individual basis to members, unless “that someone” has requested otherwise. However, this list I can only updated by information we receive from reunion lists, at North on the Fourth and our membership. We would be happy to come to your reunion with North merchandise. It always adds to the fun and it helps everyone. You can’t lose. Contact our sales chairman, Jackie Batt Wilson ’59 at 740-967-8367. If you want our polar bear to visit your reunion contact Christy McCoy Kirtlan at 871-3373 or Although not required, we do appreciate a donation the help with keeping the costume in good shape & other expenses.

Class of 1944 Girls -The1944 gals like to get together for lunch at the MCL Cafeteria, in Kingsdale Shopping Center, on the third Tuesday of every other month. Reservations are not required.

Class of 1947 - Joan Clegg Breunig tells us that the class of 1947 has discontinued reunions.

Class of 1952 – Although some of the class often get together for lunch, there are no plans for a reunion of the `1952 class. If anyone hears anything differently, please let us know.

Class of 1957–The class of 1957's reunion will be held on Wed. July 5, at the Brio Restaurant on Polaris Parkway. The reservation and information forms, along with hotel details willhave been mailed. Update your address information NOW to

1958 Dinner Club – The 1958 Dinner Club meets for dinner on the third Monday of every month except for Dec. at Villa Nova, 6545 N. High St. There are usually over 20 in attendance except for the winter months when the snow birds are in Florida when attendance falls to 12 to 16. Spouses are welcome. They must call in reservations so please contact Leeann Faust - 614-451-2737, e-mail

Class of 1962– The Members of theclass of 1962 are having a reunion on the 4th of July at 5:00PM at Tommy’s Pizza, 4279 W.Dublin-Granville Rd., Dublin Ohio 43017 which is just west of the La Scala Restaurant. Pizza and a drink ticket will be provided for members of the class and their spouse or friend. Others are welcome to attend but there will be a charge of $15.00 at the door. For more information please contact Mike Starnand Patti Bransco

Class of 1967 -This will be the 50th year celebration for 1967 Polar Bears. They plan to have a reuniontentatively on August 11 and 12. It will be a two-day event beginning on a Friday at the Varsity Club and ending with a cocktail party & dinner on Saturday at the Germania Club, 543 S. Front St.. Contact Cindy Lawson Babione – 614-356-3212

Class of 1972 –The committee of the class of’1972 are planning their 45th reunion. It will begin on September 29 with an informal get-together at as place yet to be determined. On Saturday, September 30, they will celebrate from 4 until 7 p.m. in the gym at North. Self-guided tours of the school will be offered and the elevator will be available. Since alcohol is not permitted in the school, they will plan a post reunion gathering at a watering hole close by for those not quite ready to end the fun. Contact MikePorter - at or Janice Smith at

Class of 1977 –The 1977 Reunion Committee members are working on finalizing the plans for their 40 Year Reunion. The third floor party room of the Old Bag of Nails in Westerville has been booked for the Saturday evening gathering on July 29th. On Friday night they areplanning an informal gathering at Coaches Bar and Grill in Bethel Rd Plaza. Contact Joan Starbuck Deffenbaugh for more details and to ensure that the committee has your current contact information. Additional volunteers are needed.

POLAR BEAR OPEN - Looking for all Ladies and Men interested in “Polar Bear Friendship” on the golf course July 29th. 4-person team. Scramble format. If you don’t have a team, they can pair you up with other golfers. No experience required. Winners will get their name on the Friendship trophy. Karen WymerCrossin ’77 is this year’s chair person with assistance from members of the class of ’70,’72,’73, ’74. Contact Karen W. Crossin, cell 614-216-7439 e- mail

Talita’s North on the Fourth – The original Talita’s was a Clintonville fixture for four decades. After it closed, Frankie's in Grove City inherited the Talita's family name and became Talita’s Mexican Kitchen. 2017 brings a new change as they are now Talitas Southwest Cafe and have moved to a NEW location at 1335 Dublin Rd, 614-871-8733. They have their own, ongoing, North on the Fourth Alumni Reunion on the 4th Saturday of every month, from noon until 5 p.m. Join them for fellowship, fun and food.

Old North Hi Club & Women’s Alumnae Association Luncheons – We believe that North is the only school in the country to have three separate alumni groups PBAA, the Old North Hi Club (men)and the North High Women’s Alumnae Association. What is even more amazing, everyone gets along and cooperates with each other. Many people belong to two of the organizations. Both ONHC and NHWAA hold bi-monthly luncheons at the Clintonville Women’s Club, located at 3951 North High St, The men meet on the second Thursday and the women on the third Thursday in January, March, May, July, September and November, at 11:30 a.m. There is always an interesting program and great fellowship. The costs of the luncheons are women $16 and men $17. Reservations MUST be made by members by the Wednesday of the week before the luncheon with checks made payable and sent to the individual association. Please state the year of your graduation on your reservation. All three alumni groups welcome new members.
Men’s annual membership ($10) and Luncheon ($17) contact Frank Iezzi, 1080 Caniff Rd., Columbus, OH 43221, and 614-442-9227
Women’s Luncheon ($16)–Ginger Herrman Haack, 539 Yaronia Dr., Columbus, OH 43224 614-268-1388 Annual membership New $15, Renewal $10, new address - NHWAA ; P. O. Box 14793, Columbus, OH 43214- 9998.