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There will never be another reunion like this one!  Our biggest and best!

50th Reunion – VHS Class of 1963

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New — CLICK HERE to download/open VHS'63 Addresses file (Excel .xls)

Weekend of August 9-11, 2013

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Valparaiso High School
Class of '63
A Best High School (US News, 2008)


50th Reunion Plans

Photo Memories

  Valparaiso Community Schools website


Do We Remember These?
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Hard to believe — 50 years ago we walked down the aisle together at graduation!  Our world and our lives have evolved in undreamed-of ways since our days at VHS in 1963 – but at least we’ve all come to reminisce with old friends and acquaintances.   No Valpo Class of ’63 reunion is complete without you!

65 VHS'63 classmates in Valpo August 9-11 for a reunion weekend including a Friday evening warmup, Saturday morning golf event, the Main Event Saturday evening at Valparaiso Country club, and plenty of open time to meet and catch up with old friends.

Friday, August 9, 7:00 pm:  Informal Meet-and-Greet
Northside Tap Room and Grill   (
       712 Calumet Ave., Valparaiso  [Click Here for Map]
A modest spread of appetizers will be provided.  Cash bar – Northside's beers are a bargain!
Saturday, August 10, tee off at 10:30 am (breakfast at 9:30 am)Golf Outing
Valparaiso Country Club   (
       2501 Country Club Rd., Valparaiso
  [Click Here for Map]
Those interested will be divided into foursomes for a friendly round.  All golfers are welcome and will have fun regardless of ability.  $65 greens fees will be collected at the course (includes cart, continental breakfast...).  Arrive at 9:30 for continental breakfast and warm-up.   Ed Soliday has organized the golf outing – contact Ed (see below) with questions and suggestions.

Saturday, August 10, 6:00 pm:  Reunion Dinner  (business casual attire)
Valparaiso Country Club   (
       2501 Country Club Rd., Valparaiso  [Click Here for Map]
6:00 pm:  Socializing, Cash Bar
7:00 pm:  Dinner, followed by Program
8:00 – 11:00 pm:  DJ music provided during our event by Party Mix

Sunday, August 11:  All day is open for brunch & other impromptu get-togethers  (as is also Saturday morning/afternoon unless you're golfing)

Your Reunion Contacts

Reservations:  Pat Hewlett Puffer (, 219-462-7090

Contact Information Updates & Pointers to Lost Classmates:  Diane Follis Anselm (, 219-464-1568

Golf:  Ed Soliday (, 219-548-7220

Website:  Hal.Hart@ACM.ORG, 310-375-1851 — Send Hal your current email address so we can notify you as reunion details evolve

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Photo memories sent to the webmaster will be posted here in the coming months.  See a few below.

VHS'63 Reunion

Your Reunion Planning Committee
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How many of these 25 Valpo sights do you recognize?

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20 or more:  You must live here!
Less than 20:  You haven't attended enough reunions -- see below
5 or less:  You're having a Senior Moment; that many are unchanged from 1963 (some name changes)

"The Boys"
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Who are these varmits from Central Elementary School, 1952 ?
Email your guesses to Jari

"The Girls"

Mixed Company?
More Girls    

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Site created:  2008 July 22
Last Modified:  2013 July 18