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•   Rebecca Vanderburg (Sumner) (1966)  7/22
•   Linda Burgess (Thompson) (1970)  7/21
•   Rob Baker (1979)  7/19
•   Elaine Miller (Young) (1966)  7/17
•   Mary Lee Rogers (Montgomery) (1970)  7/16
•   Jonna Van Horn (Brandon) (1972)  7/16
•   Ingrid Klose (1970)  7/15
•   Michael DeWitt (1976)  7/15
•   Michael Wigginton (1970)  7/15
•   Paula Damron (Berger) (1976)  7/14
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•   Mike Mangia (1967)  7/23
•   Justina McClaskey (2006)  7/23
•   Phil Stover (1969)  7/23
•   Chrissy Daprino (Cauger) (2000)  7/24
•   Sandy Mowrer (Fritsche) (1967)  7/24
•   Donna Roberson (Edwards) (1971)  7/24
•   Amy Greismer (Barner) (2002)  7/25
•   Karen Barton (1973)  7/26
•   Elaine Durrence (Heim) (1977)  7/26
•   Christina Grabovich (Lehew) (1999)  7/26
•   Constance Walker (1977)  7/26
•   Melissa Weaver (Lenhardt) (1988)  7/26
•   Jean Whiting (Butler) (1960)  7/26
•   Mike Armbruster (1964)  7/27
•   Becky Dalton (Taylor) (1973)  7/28
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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 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).  Veteran Alumni: Scott Harrison, 1978.  Alumni Athletes:  Bill Milenkovski, 1981.  Alumni Band: Aubrey Bailey, 2008. Treasurer: Dan Miller, 1973.  WYHS Teachers: Geral Leka, 2008. 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

Rams attend Football Field of Dreams *
NBC 4 featured WYHS Ram Football Team as they attended a Field of Dreams in Chilicothe, OH.  Thanks to Football Coach Rod Lightfoot & Athletic Director Bill Hughett for coordinating this event.  Here's the link to see the story: https://www.nbc4i.com/video/football-field-of-dreams-brings-central-ohio-teams-to-a-local-chillicothe-farm/6830788/

*Wendy Benjamin Hamler,1981,Thank You*

I wanted to thank the Alumni Association for the lovely flower arrangement you sent to Brian’s funeral. It truly meant a lot to my son and I. Brian was definitely a Whitehall Ram through and through. Sincerely, Wendy and Blake Hamler 

* RIP Brian Hamler *
WCS Superintendant, Brian Hamler,1977, passed away on June 29, 2021.  Brian was the husband of Wendy Benjamin, 1981.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to: Whitehall-Yearling Alumni Association (WYAA) or Whitehall Education Foundation. Donations can be sent to the WCS Admin Offices at 625 S. Yearling Rd., Whitehall, OH 43213. (Brian's obituary is posted on Whitehall City Schools link, left column.)

*Looking for the following for our Class of 1981 Reunion*
Angie Janice, Bill Justas, Donna Lehman, Christy Larger, Robert Lester, Tim Litton and Tom Litton.
Please contact Scott Humpherey at Scott1117@yahoo.com with information.

* WYHS 1981 40th Reunion UPDATE *
The Class of 1981 Reunion will have 2 events: Friday, Oct. 15 @ The Point & Saturday, Oct. 16 @ the 94th Aero Squadron.  See left column, Class Reunions tab, Click on the Class of 1981 link.  RSVP's & the Reunion Dinner payments will be via this website, please register.

* Class Reunions *
WYHS Classes of 1975, 1976, 1980, 1985, 1986, 1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006 & 2011.  
If you're plannng a reunion, this website can help you announce, plan, communicate, make reservations, reporting, etc.  If you're interested, contact Joyce Turnbull, send a Private Message via this website or 847-502-9052.

* WYHS Homecoming is Friday, September 10*
WYHS Ramettes will be celebrating their 60th Anniversary during Homecoming events!  There's a group of Ramette alumni who are planning & updates will be announced when available.  WYAA plans to honor Ramettes between one of the quarters & also include them in the Homecoming parade (walking or riding in a float).  

The Rams will have 3 home football games. Their first game is August 28.  To see the upcoming 2021-22 season:  https://arbiterlive.com/Teams/Schedule/5415283

* WYAA Board Member Opportunity *

We're looking for a Ram alumnus from the 2010 decade.  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.

*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.

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!



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