Instructions for First Time Visitors

Please read through these instructions.
You'll find important information here that will maximize your experience using our site.
 
 

 On this page you will find the following:

 

1. THE PURPOSE OF THIS WEBSITE

This website was created to connect & communicate with WYHS classmates & friends. It is sponsored by the Whitehall City Schools (WCS) & is the 'Official' WYHS Alumni website.  WCS pays the annual subscription to ensure this site is PRIVATE with NO ADS, NO SPAM nor COOKIES.  The administrators are Nancy Keller Fitton, 1970 & Joyce Hildenbrand Turnbull, 1969.

Please read the information below to learn how to set up your profile to get complete access to this website. If you have questions, please contact Nancy Keller.
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2. PRIVACY NOTICE

All the contact information you enter onto this website will be kept CONFIDENTIAL. The host of this website, ClassCreator.com, understands the importance of your privacy. Your personal information will never be sold to other sites nor will it be shared or distributed.

Your contact information is PRIVATE & cannot be seen by classmates.  You can limit the visibility of your profile to only fellow classmates by clicking on the appropriate answer in the Profile Visibility section while setting up your profile.  If you DO NOT OPT for PRIVACY, your profile can be viewed by non members.  And...your profile will be fully indexable by major search engines!

To check if this website's Profile's Privacy Setting is working, search Google or other major search engines.  1. You must be logged out of wyhsalumni.org.  2. Type your name into the search field.  If you see your profile information from this website, please contact the administrators ASAP.

If you do not want your name on this site, it will be removed by contacting Nancy Keller. This will end all communications to you from this website unless you ask that special arrangements be made.

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3. SETTING UP YOUR PROFILE

To access ALL the pages on this website, you must register your profile.  Go to Classmates Profiles at the top of the Home Page or click on the Join Here link located on top right of the Home Page.  The minimum information required is your email address & creating a password.

We've entered all 13,000+ alumni using Graduation Programs.  If your name is missing, you attended Whitehall Schools but didin't graduate or you are a faculty member, please click Contact Us on the left column of the Home Page.  We'll add your name so you can register.

We encourage you to add a current picture to your profile as a master photo. This photo will be displayed in various areas around the site.  Classmates will enjoy seeing "Now" & "Then" photos!

PasswordsChoose a simple password that will be easy to remember (e.g. smith1977 or katie1995). Clicking the Remember Me link will allow you to bypass entering the password each time you visit.  

If you don't remember the password, contact Nancy Keller or Joyce Hildenbrand Turnbull.  If you want to change your password, click on Change Password under MEMBER FUNCTIONS on the left column of the Home Page.

Profile & Contact Updates:  To make changes, go to MEMBER FUNCTIONS on the left column & click on Edit Contact Info or Edit Profile links.   

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4. "MISSING" CLASSMATES

This site considers Missing Classmates as those who have NOT completed their Classmates Profile.  If you have information about any classmate, listed or not listed, please contact Nancy Keller.

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5. COMMUNICATING WITH CLASSMATES

Emails:   You can send private messages to classmates without sharing your private email address. Click on Send a Private Message link at the top of the Classmate's Profile Page; it's under the classmate's main photo.  You can share your email address or other personal with your classmates via your private messages.

All-Class Emails: If you have spam blocking or email filtering capabilities, please add:  noreply@classcreator.net  to your email account as a safe sender to ensure you receive email communications from this website.    

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6. ADDING PICTURES TO YOUR PROFILE

Adding current pictures is not a requirement to participate on the site, but it certainly is a nice way to get to know people again.  We've had reports of classmates who were routinely running into each other without knowing it, because...well...we've all changed a little over the years! :)

Filling in the photo slots at the top of your Profile:

  • Click Edit Profile under MEMBER FUNCTIONS.
  • Roll your cursor over the Master Photo, Then, Now, or Yearbook photo silhouette.
  • Click Select Photo displayed in the upper right corner of photo, then click the Upload a New Photo button.
  • Select the desired photo from your hard drive. You will then be given an opportunity to crop the photo for a perfect fit.

Adding large "Profile Gallery Images" to your Profile:

  • Click Edit Profile under MEMBER FUNCTIONS.
  • Click the Photo Tab in the upper right corner of your Profile.
  • Click Upload a New Photo button to add more. You might see images previously uploaded.
  • Click the image you wish to display on your Profile.  All images with a green check mark will display.  Click again to not display & the green check mark will disappear.
  • To add a caption under your images, roll over any image and select Edit Details. Enter your caption & press save.
  • You can adjust the display order of your photos by simply dragging and dropping them into the positions of your choosing.

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If you're curious about any link on the site, just click on it!  There isn't anything on our site that will wreck your computer.  Enjoy reconnecting with your WYHS classmates & friends!

 



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