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•   Matt Harriman (2000)  1/22
•   Pam Strawser (Zeitler) (1966)  1/20
•   Paul Carter (1965)  1/18
•   Donald Chafins (1982)  1/17
•   Ed Kowalski (1982)  1/17
•   Mike Workman (1971)  1/14
•   Robin Liepack (1986)  1/11
•   Chelsea Harrell (2018)  1/11
•   William Hemrick (1980)  1/11
•   Nancy Millington (Henderson) (1982)  1/11
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IN MEMORY UPDATES


•   Becky Riehle (Thompson) (1967)  2022
•   Linda Kay Proctor (Cook) (1962)  2010
•   Patricia A. Miller (Gibson) (1964)  2021
•   George W. Jr. Dreisbach (1964)  2021
•   Martha A. Fraley (1964)  2021
•   Dana Stone (1970)  2021
•   Dale Fisher (1975)  2020
•   Carol Smathers (Hannon) (1968)  2021
•   Randy Allen (1969)  2021
•   Patrick Carter (1967)  2021
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Percentage of Joined Classmates: 14.2%


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B:   11008   Not Joined
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UPCOMING BIRTHDAYS



•   Paul Hill (1980)  1/22
•   Vicki Wears (Koscho) (1969)  1/22
•   Steven P. Bates (1976)  1/23
•   Donald Champer (1977)  1/23
•   Robin Lucas (1971)  1/23
•   Tara Maestle (Gunter) (1999)  1/23
•   Paula Peck (Francis) (1971)  1/23
•   Stefanie Harrison (1998)  1/24
•   David Hurst (1965)  1/24
•   Vicki Kronk (Nelson) (1965)  1/24
•   Amy LaCorte (1979)  1/24
•   Garry R. Stein (1964)  1/24
•   Abreaham Stevenson (1998)  1/24
•   Ryan (Nikki) Gabaree (Lewis) (2002)  1/25
•   Martin Hattenbach (1981)  1/25
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Welcome to Whitehall-Yearling High School's Alumni website!

This website is FREE & Secure - No Ads, No Spam, No Cookies.  Your personal information is Private & NOT shared.  Messages between alumni are private.  Whitehall City Schools (WCS) pays this website's annual subscription.  It is administered by the Whitehall-Yearling Alumni Association (WYAA). 

WYAA was established in 2017.  Board Members represent alumni from each decade:  Joyce Hildenbrand Turnbull, 1969.  Mike Mazzi, 1977.  Ed Kowalski1982Cara/Claire Wilson Cooper, 1993Anthony Jordan, 2002.  2010-2020 (Need a Volunteer).   Scott Harrison, 1978, Veterans.  Bill Milenkovski, 1981, Alumni Athletes.  Alumni Band:  .   Tondra Van Allen, 1985, Alumni Ramettes.  Treasurer:    Geral Leka, 2008, WYHS Teachers. WYHS Administrators:  Bill Hughett, WYHS Athletic Director.  Ty Debevoise, WCS Director of Communications & Marketing.  We welcome your comments, suggestions, ideas, etc.  Contact your alumni representative via this website's Message Center (left column).  

www.wyhsalumni.org was created in 2016 to become the 'Go-To' site for WYHS Alumni planning reunions, announcing Alumni events, posting photos, supporting fund raisers, updating memorials, etc.  It's NOT meant to replace or compete with Whitehall Alumni Facebook sites.

To Join:  Click on Classmates Profile tab at the top of the home page.  Click your Class Year & then your name.  The minimum information you must give is your email address.  Directions to post photos is on the First Time Vistors tab.
Spread The Word:  Tell your classmates, siblings, children, neighbors & relatives who went to Whitehall City Schools!  If they didn't graduate from WYHS they are still welcome to join!  If you don't see your name, contact website administrator, Joyce Hildenbrand Turnbull, jnturnbul51@aol.com

ANNOUNCEMENTS

* WYHS Hall of Fame Induction is rescheduled to Friday, Feb. 4 *
The Hall of Fame Induction Ceremoy is before WYHS varsity boy's basketball game vs. Buckeye Valley.
This Inductees are:  Glenna Henson (1964), David Hutchison (78) & Dr. Randy Cooper (1986).  A reception for inductees & their guests is 6:00pm in the Media Center.  
To read their accomplishments, click on the"Hall of Fame" link on the left column.

* Matt Harriman (2000) will perform at WYHS with the US Naval Academy Brass Quintet *
The Concert is on February, 8 @ 7pm.  It's free & is open to the public.  Matt, a member of the Navy's prestigious US Naval Academy Band, also plays in its Ceremonial Band, Brass Ensemble, Marching Band & is instructor of the USNA Pipes & Drums.  Matt is the son of past-WYHS Band Director, Jeff Harriman.  To read Matt's resume:  https://www.usna.edu/USNABand/members/harriman.php

The WYHS Class of 1982 will be celebrating their 40-year reunion with a casual mixer on Friday, September 2, 2022 at The Point on Main Street (1192 Noe Bixby Road), followed by the formal reunion on Saturday, September 3, 2022 at the 94th Aero Squadron (5030 Sawyer Road).

More details, including ticket prices and a link for discounted hotel rooms, will be posted soon!

* Cheers to 2022 & WYAA 2021 Review *
WYAA's 2021 activities were limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  However, we participated in & coordinated: 2021 WYHS Graduation & The Ramettes' 60th Anniversary.

2021 Graduation:  Jodie Martin-Oiler(66) prepared & Mike Mazzi(77) presented our WYAA Ram Pride glasses during graduation exercises at the WYHS stadium.  Ramettes 60th Anniversary:  WYHS Ramettes marched in the Homecoming Parade that included several of our original Ramettes, performed on Sept.10 with the alumni band, & were recognized during the Oct. 1 Homecoming game & post-celebration at the VFW.  Cindy Shipman(66) crowned the 2021 Homecoming Queen.  Cindy was the 1965 Ramette Captain & 1965 Homecoming Queen.  

Over 1800 alumni are registered on this website since it was established in 2017 with over 190,000 views & 36,000 views in 2021.  Alumni must be registered to view Classmates Profiles & contact alumni; non-registered alumni can read the home page announcements & information.  Why register?  This website provides a permanent central depository of names of all WYHS graduating classes.  Class Reunion Coordinators can use this website to plan, announce & coordinate reunion details, send class messages, run reports & collect reunion payments. Personal information is never shared & no ads nor cookies.

We have 424 WYHS Veterans registered; 103 are deceased.  Vets receive "WYAA's Veterans' Sports" cards that gives them free admission to all WYHS home sports games.  This website also honors our deceased Rams.  To date, 876 deceased alumni are listed.  To add deceased Rams or if you don't see your name under your Class Year,  please contact jnturnbull51@aol.com.  Thanks for your support.  Please encourage your classmates to join.

 We hope in 2022 the COVID-19 pandemic wanes as we all try to create a new 'normal' in our lives.  Go Rams!

* Save the Date for the Class of 1965 Reunion *

From Paula Levine Weinstein...The class of 1965 is having a 75th birthday on April 22-24, 2022.  More specifics will be posted once events are confirmed.

* WYAA is selling Ramettes' Alumni T-shirts *
Price is $20.  Sizes available: S, M, L, XL, & 2XL.  Call/Message Joyce Turnbull (847-502-9052), or jnturnbull51@aol.com to order.  Shipping charge is $5.85.  Pick-up in Whitehall will also be availablle.

*How to ENSURE your Profile is PRIVATE*
Keeping your profile information private is a critical & important feature of this website.  To ensure you BLOCK your profile information from public search engines, please follow the easy steps below. Go to the EDIT PROFILE link midway down the left column under Member FUNCTIONS. (You must be signed in. If you can't remember your password, go to the left column under 'MEMBER FUNCTIONS' & click on CHANGE PASSWORD.) Go to: PROFILE VISIBILITY (towards the end of your Profile Edits). Check BLOCK PUBLIC SEARCH ENGINES from accessing your Profile. Only fellow Classmates & Teachers can view your Profile details. Your home address, emails, etc. are never available. REMEMBER TO SAVE CHANGES at the bottom of the page. NOTE: LEAVE THE BOX UNCHECKED if you wish to allow the public (friends, co-workers, family members, etc.) to view your Profile details via public search engines. If you have any questions or concerns about blocking your PROFILE, contact Joyce Turnbull, jnturnbull51@aol.com.

 * WYHS Memories & Trivia *
The Ram Memories & Triva link on the left column that features interesting/funny stories or trivia by Alumni while attending Whitehall Schools.  Since 1958, current events, societal, popular & cultural norms have influenced & provided different WYHS experiences. To submit your story send your story to jnturnbull51@aol.com.

* WYAA Board Member Opportunity *
We're looking for a Ram alumnus from the 2010 decade to join our WYAA Board.  If you would like join the WYAA board, contact Joyce Turnbull @ 847-502-9052.  WYAA's board members represent alumni from each WYHS decade.  The board meets about 4 times per year (usually during lunch hour) & supports various WYHS alumni events like our Career Fair, Scholarships, Homecoming, Veterans.

Do you remember our Alma Mater & Fight Song? 

We sing thy praises, Dear Alma Mater
We stand by thee so strong
And forever true
Heaven guide and keep you
We shall never fail you
Dear, Whitehall-Yearling High!

Fight, Whitehall, Fight Win this battle, tonight!
Let's give three big cheers for the Great Black and White
Fight! Fight! Fight! Win fellows, win,
Onward, forward, tonight!
For our victory, Whitehall
We will Fight! Fight! Fight!

For your Reference *

Whitehall City Schools (WCS) website:  http://www.whitehallcityschools.org

The Rams Sports news & schedule: https://wcsramsathletics.com/events



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