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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 data base, 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. 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 ’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.

Updated 5-20-2019

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 – 80TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION. August 13 and 14, 2021. Friday, Meet/greet/share at MCL Cafeteria, Saturday morning, bus tour of Columbus with Jeff LeFevre (even you who live here will be amazed at some of the changes). Saturday evening-- dinner/dancing?/short program at the Bryce Eck center on Reed Rd., catering by Berwick. Lots of time to visit with classmates. Mark your calendars!!! For more information contact Barbara Hegler or Tom Shaw (614) 657-6185.

Class Of 1960 – SAVE THE DATE! 60th Reunion set for October 2, 2020. 1960 Class Reunion will be Friday October 2. 2020 at LaScalia. We would appreciate any update of your information since the last reunion. If you know of deceased members or missing members we would like to be informed. please contact Carolyn Rearick at or Babette Davis at Not to obligate you, but we could use an idea if you might be planning to attend. This would be useful as soon as possible. More details will be sent to you as soon as completed. Thank you!!!

Class of 1965 – Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, The 55th Reunion of the Class of 1965 has been cancelled. Questions or updated contact information can be sent to Keith Richards; or call 614-668-5770.

Class of 1970 – The Class of 1970 will celebrate their 50th Reunion on Saturday, July 18, 2020 from 6-10 p.m. at Amano’s Pizza & Sports Bar located at 220 Worthington Blvd., Worthington, OH 43085. Cost will be $25/person in advance and $35/person at the door. More information forthcoming.

Class of 1975 – SAVE THE DATES for the 45th Reunion: Friday, October 2, 2020-- (local restaurant/sports pub – self-pay) - Saturday, October 3, 2020 -- 1:00-5:00 pm (catered meal). Spring Hollow Lodge at Sharon Woods Metro Park, 1069 West Main Street (the Lodge is only accessible via this entrance), Westerville, Ohio 43081. More details will follow in the spring/summer on payment details and the deadline to RSVP. Feel free to share this information with other classmates who might not be on the email distribution list and might not be a member of the NHS 1975 Facebook group. To be added to our email distribution list, send your contact information to: To join our Facebook group, search FB 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.2020 Reunion Committee: Debbie & Mark Green, Debbie & Bob Roelle, Dean Dabe, Steve Glass & Mary Cull.

Class of 1980 & 1981 – The Classes of 1980 & 1981 are planning to have a combined reunion in the summer of 2021. Contact Terri Reeves Hill ’81 or Laurie Agee ’80 on Facebook if you would like to help with the planning.

2020 Friends Of North High Dinner – SAVE THE DATE! SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2020 - The 2020 Friends of North High Dinner will take place Saturday, October 3, 2020, at the same location as last year, Crown Plaza Columbus North-Worthington. The Crown Plaza took good care of us last year, and everyone had a great time, and everyone wanted to have it at the same location, the Crown Plaza Columbus North – Worthington, 6500 Doubletree Ave., Columbus, OH. 43229, Phone: 614-885-1885. Time – 6:00 p.m. until late??? Cash Bar - 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Dinner Served at 7:00 p.m. Cost: $45 per person. Please send your money to Tim Buel. The earlier you send the money, the better we can inform Crown Plaza of the head count. If you need to call Tim, his phone number is 614-263-3991 and mailing address: Tim Buel, 555 E. Weber Rd., Columbus, OH 43202. Need more information, contact Mike Rossiaky at (847)882-2728 or To be placed on the e-mail distribution list, please send an e-mail address and name 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: May 23, June 28, July 26.

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 Woman’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 cost of the luncheons for women is $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) - 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.