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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.



2018 & 2019 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 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.

Friends of Don Voss – Dyana Boyd Voss is organizing a party for friends and classmates of Don Voss. It will be on August 12, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio from 1-5 pm at the Whetstone Park of Roses Shelter House. This is the central enclosed shelter house building near Hollenback Road and Olentangy Blvd. The address for Whetstone Park is 3901 N. High Street. Turning off N. High Street onto Hollenback Road takes you back to the enclosed shelter building in the Park of Roses. I hope many of our North High classmates will be able to attend. For more information, contact Jeanne Erickson at

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 snow birds 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 1968 - The reunion committee of the Class of ‘68’ would like to announce plans for their 50 year reunion. Friday evening, August 10, starting with an informal gathering on the patio at the Varsity Club. Golf outing on Saturday, August 11 (more details to come). Saturday night banquet to be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton/Worthington. Contact Lynn Stockstill Ringhiser 614-452-0772 or Jack Raidiger 614-406-1232.

Class Of 1973 - “We want to thank those who attended the 45th Reunion - Class of 1973. It was a great success and many reconnections were made. We want to thank the Planning Committee: Evelyn James, Maureen Baisden, Daron Holton, Rick Duncan, Mike Irwin, Michael Harris, Keith Sheumaker, Emily Webb and Jacquie Parker for planning such a wonderful event. The Committee would also like to recognize and thank Patty Brunton for her support.”

Class of 1978 – The Class of ’78 is pleased to share the news about our upcoming 40th Reunion on Saturday, August 11, 2018, from 6 to 10 p.m., at The Columbus Athenaeum, 32 N. Fourth St. (downtown Columbus). Please join your fellow Polar Bears for a wonderful celebration of friendships, old and new. Feel free to spread to word and extend this invitation to your friends from the classes of ‘75, ‘76, ’77, ’79, ’80 and ’81. Enjoy a fun evening with an array of hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, D.J. and dancing. Cost: $35 per person. To make reservations, please mail your information and payment to Annette McClure, 987 Mohican Ave., Columbus, OH 43224, by July 6. Include all of the following: your name (including maiden), your class year, your guest’s names, your mailing address and your check (payable to Annette McClure). Sponsorship opportunities available: If you would like to be a reunion sponsor, we would be delighted to honor and recognize your support. For questions/additional information, please contact (or text message – 614-832-1764).

Talita’s North on the Fourth - For a number of years Frank Prince ’69 has had a special North on the Fourth at his Grove City restaurant, Talita’s Mexican Kitchen, which closed. Never fear. It has reopened as Talita’s Southwest Café at 1335 Dublin Rd. in Columbus - 614-871-8733. Stop by on the 4th Saturday of every month, anytime between noon until 5 p.m. for casual 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 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