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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.


REUNIONS & Special Events


2020 & 2021 REUNION COMMITTEESDon’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 database, we are able to supply addresses on an individual basis to members, unless “that someone” has requested otherwise. However, this list is only updated by information we receive from reunion directories, at North on the Fourth, and our membership. If you want our polar bear to visit your reunion, contact Christy McCoy Kirtlan ’76 at 614-871-3373 or Although not required, we do appreciate a donation to help with keeping the costume in good shape & other expenses. Please contact us at with your reunion & contact information to verify that we have it correct.

1958 Dinner Club – The 1958 Dinner Club in now meeting on the third Monday of every month at 6:00 pm except for Dec. in a new location, the party room at Rusty Bucket 4109 N. High St. There are usually over 20 in attendance except for the winter months when the snowbirds are in Florida when attendance falls to 12 to 16. Spouses are welcome. They must call in reservations so please contact Donna Mounts Van Arsdale at 614-847-1494.

Class Of 1959 – An 80th birthday celebration August 13 at MCL Cafeteria, Tremont Rd and August 14, Bryce Eck Center on Reed Rd. For up-to-date details, etc. go to Facebook site 1959 Columbus North, email or call Tom Shaw at 614-863-4418 or 614-657-6185. We will NOT send out a mass mailing. “We welcome the 1959 January graduates to our celebration”.

Class Of 1960 – North class of 1960 / 60th reunion will be postponed until 2021.The committee is concerned about the Coronavirus situation creating problems with travel and lodging as well as longtime friends social distancing. We would like your opinion on the time of year to have the reunion next year. Please contact Carolyn Rearick email or Babette Davis email We also need your contact information. Please share with other classmates. Would you prefer summer or fall? Would you plan to attend the reunion? We would like to make reservations for the date as soon as possible. We look forward to seeing you next year. Use care and stay healthy. Thank you! No new information has been received as of 7/25/2021.

Class of 1965 – North High Class of 65-Regretfully the COVID 19 issue continues to be a problem. The class of 65 reunion committee has decided that it is impossible to plan travel and a gathering in the summer of 2021 as we had previously hoped. Thus there will be no 55th class reunion. Hope you are all safe. Looking forward to our 60th in 2025.

Class of 1970 –The Class of 1970: Due to the COVID pandemic last year and the ongoing travel retsrictions this year, the committee has decided NOT to host a Reunion in 2021. However, we thought it would be fun to host a Birthday Party in 2022 to celebrate our 50th Reunion and our 70th Birthday. A Date and Time to be determined. Look for information in future ROARS and on the Columbus North Facebook Page. Please be safe and see you all in 2022.

Class of 1975 – Our 45th reunion, canceled in 2020, has been rescheduled as follows in 2021. Friday, October 1, 2021: local restaurant/sports pub to be determined – self-pay Saturday, October 2, 2021: Spring Hollow Lodge at Sharon Woods Metro Park, 1069 West Main Street (the Lodge is only accessible via this entrance), Westerville, OH 43081. More details will follow this summer on payment details and the deadline to RSVP. Please relay this reunion information to classmates who might not be on our email distribution list or our Facebook page. To be added to our email distribution list, send your contact information to: To join our Facebook group, search Facebook for North High School Class of 1975 Alumni (Columbus, OH), then request to join. You will find updated reunion information as well as other items of interest from classmates. Reunion Committee: Debbie & Mark Green, Debbie & Bob Roelle, Dean Dabe, Steve Glass, Mary Cull.

Class of 1976 – Saturday August 14, 2021, 6:00 pm at Cimi’s Bistro at the Pinnacle Country Club in Grove City, Ohio, will be the site of our 45th reunion. The cost will be disclosed early in 2021. It will be very affordable. Keep an eye on the NHS 76 Facebook page for updated information.

Class of 1980 & 1981 – Calling ALL Classmates!! The Classes of 1980 & 1981 Reunion time!! Saturday October 16, 2021 from 2-10 p.m. at Westerville Eagles Party Barn & Shelter House located at Westerville & Ferris Rds. Live music, Euchre Tournament & lots of catching up. BYOB – Food Trucks will be available. Cost is $15 per person & $30 per couple. Contact Teri Reeves Hill to register. Questions, message Teri, Bob Thompson or Vicki Rice on Facebook.

Friends Of North High School - This year’s 2021 Friends of North High Dinner date is Friday, September 24, 2021, and it will be at the exact location as 2019, Crown Plaza Columbus North-Worthington. The Crown Plaza took good care of us in 2019, and everyone had a great time, and everyone wanted to have it at the exact location. The cost for this year’s event is $45.00. Please send the fee/money to Tim Buel. The earlier Tim receives the money, the better we can inform Crown Plaza of the headcount. If there is a need to call Tim, his phone number is 614-263-3991, and please send the money/check payable to Tim Buel of $45.00 to: Tim Buel, 555 E. Weber Road, Columbus, Ohio 43202. Everyone can start arriving at 6:00 p.m., and dinner will begin at 7:00 p.m. If there are old photographs, yearbooks, and whatever to bring, it is encouraged. Also, for taking pictures, please bring cameras and cell phones. Please get the word out to all friends & family members so that everyone can have a great time. We want everyone to come & have an enjoyable time together. Date – Friday, September 24, 2021. Time – 6:00 p.m; until late??? Cash Bar - 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Dinner Served at 7:00 p.m. Place – Crown Plaza Columbus North-Worthington, 6500 Doubletree Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43229, Phone: 614-885-1885. Cost: $45 per person. We want everyone’s help in getting the word out about this dinner. We had a good time in 2019, missed 2020 due to the pandemic, and everyone wanted to do it again in 2021. So, get the money to Tim and call as many people as possible to let everyone know about this event. We are looking forward to seeing you at the 2021 North High Dinner, Friday, September 24, 2021. Know of someone who did not receive this email or wants it on the distribution list? To be placed on the email distribution list, please send your name and email address to Marty Crowder Scott at

Talita’s North on the Fourth Saturday - For a number of years now, Frank Prince ’69 has had a special North on the Fourth at his restaurant, Talita’s Southwest Café at 1335 Dublin Rd. in Columbus - 614-871-8733. Stop by on the 4th Saturday of every month, anytime beginning at noon until??? Join us for casual fellowship, fun, and food. Reunite with friends, old and new. You never know who might be there. Upcoming dates: August 28, Sept. 25, Oct. 23. 2021.

Old North Hi Club & North High Women’s Alumnae Association Luncheons –Both the Old North Hi Club (men), and the North High Women’s Alumnae Association (women) hold bi-monthly luncheons at the Clintonville Woman’s Club, located at 3951 North High St. Their meetings are in January, March, May, July, September & November. The Men meet on the second Thursday and the Women meet on the third Thursday of each of those months.

Men’s Annual Membership ($10) and Luncheon ($17) -
Old North Hi Club, PO Box 20132 Columbus, Ohio 43220-0132, Frank Iezzi 614-442-9227.

Women’s Luncheon ($16) – Jeanne Williamson, 471 Chase Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43214, 614-885-8997
Women’s Annual Membership- New $15, Renewal $10, Address – NHWAA, PO Box 14793, Columbus, OH 43214.