The Masontown Valley High School class of 1968 will host its 50th-year class reunion June 9, at noon in the Arthurdale Center Hall. Graduates of other VHS classes are welcome to come and visit later in the afternoon.
UHS class of 1960
The University High School class of 1960 reunion will be held from noon-5 p.m. June 16, at the Westside Senior Center on Dupont Road, Westover.
Chicken and bottled water will be provided. Please bring a covered dish to share. For information call Carol at 304-328-5340.
MHS class of 1968
The Morgantown High School Class of 1968 will celebrate its 50th-year Golden Reunion June 22-24 in Morgantown.
A schedule of events is as follows:
— 6 p.m. June 22, cocktails at Holiday Inn Atria’s (cash bar)
— 10 a.m. June 23, tour of Morgantown High School by the MHS Foundation
— Noon June 23, golf outing at Lakeview (must pre-register)
— 5 p.m. June 23, registration at Holiday Inn ballrooms, followed by a class picture at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m., class meeting and prizes at 7:45 p.m. and dinner and celebration at 8:30 p.m.
— 1 p.m. June 24, picnic at Dorsey Knob Pavilion (families welcome). Hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks provided. Bring a covered dish to share. There will be a handcraft auction, bring handcrafted items to auction.
Cost of the reunion is $10 to attend the picnic only, or $60 per person for all activities (excluding golf outing) and an MHS souvenir. Bring any memorabilia to share.
Rooms are blocked for MHS Class of ’68 at the Holiday Inn on Pineview Drive. Info: Carolyn McBee at 304-594-2877, Gordon Shilling at 304-826-0519 or Jan DeVault at 1-724-878-5695.
UHS class of 1968
The University High School class of 1968 will hold its 50th class reunion from 4-9 p.m. July 28 at The Clubhouse Grill at the Pines Country Club. Cost is $35 per person, due by June 1 with RSVP. Write/mail checks to Brenda J. Freeman, 1331 Kingwood Pike, Morgantown, WV 26508.
Info: John, 301-518-5924 or Brenda, 304-906-0255.
Westover Junior High School
All former faculty and students from Westover Junior High School are invited to a picnic/reunion from 1-4 p.m. July 2, at Westover Senior Center Pavillion. Cost is $10 per person to cover expenses. Meats, water and some soft drinks will be provided. Please bring a covered dish or dessert. RSVP by July 10 to 304-290-6532 or 304-599-9654. If no answer, please leave a message.
MHS class of 1958
The Morgantown High School class of 1958 will celebrate its 60th-year Diamond Reunion Aug. 9-11, in Morgantown. A schedule of events is as follows:
— 6 p.m. Aug. 9 — Olivero’s Restaurant, 54 Clay St., Wharf District, dinner from the menu (on your own) for early bird arrivals and locals.
— 5 p.m. Aug. 10 — catered picnic at Westside Senior Center, 500 Dupont Road, Westover, socializing and refreshments starts at 5 p.m., catered picnic dinner at 6: p.m.
— Mid-morning Aug. 11 — golfing at Pines Country Club (payable at the event).
— 5 p.m. Aug. 12 — catered dinner at E. Lynch Grand Ballroom of Knights of Columbus Club, 379 Parkview Drive. Activities planned are happy hour and cash bar (5 p.m.), group photo (6 p.m.), catered buffet dinner (6:30 p.m.) and socializing until 11 p.m.
Cost for the reunion is $30 per person for the Friday evening picnic, and $65 per person for the Saturday evening banquet.
Rooms are blocked at the Euro Suites until July 20, the Holiday Inn, Pineview Drive, until July 23, and the Hampton Inn, University Towne Centre until July 9.
In addition, the Reunion Committee wishes to locate the following classmates: Dave Strickland, Bonnie (Gardner) Eppert, Judy (Malone) Hawkins, Mary (McCuskey) White, John Martin, Carol (Cain) Powers, Rupert Eder, Philip Renner, Iola (Sivak) Swisher, Sandy (Angle) Maiolo, Tom Huggins, David Heft, Hazel (Smith) Yost, Dorothy (Harman) Tanner, Jean (Martin) Devault, Donna (Conley) Pennington, Janet (Bower) Cunningham, Dorthy (Mearns) Adams, Glenn Herndon, Linda (Pitman) Hussing, Donald Hagedorn, Patsy Allman, Irene (Sowers) Roebuck, Eugene Summers, Beverly (Devault) Gilmore, Maxine (Hagedorn) Burns, Carolyn (Irby) Harper, Thomas Barnett, John Stecker, Margaret (Graham) Buncan, Thomas Lepera.
Questions concerning the reunion or information regarding the status of classmates listed above: Victor Zanotti at 304-288-4540 or Jim McClung 304-594-3570.
The Savage family reunion will be at 1 p.m. June 3 at Granville Park.
The Bill Keener family will hold a reunion/memorial at 1 p.m. June 16 at Marilla Park Recreational Center.
Friends and family are invited to the Hovatter and Barlow reunion, at 1 p.m. June 16 at Rowlesburg Park. Bring a covered dish.
Info: Mary, 304-864-5039.
Valley Alumni Association
The Valley Alumni Association high school reunion will be July 14 at Masontown Fire Hall.
The reunion is open to anyone who graduated from Masontown High School, Valley High School and West Preston High School in Masontown.
The social hour/dinner will begin at 5 p.m., followed by a dance at 9 p.m. The dance is open to the public ($10 per person) and Knighthawks will perform.
Reservations must be made for the dinner by July 2. No reservations needed for the dance.
Due to the new 911 addresses, many brochures have been returned with no forwarding address. If you have graduated from any of the above schools and did not receive a letter, send your new address to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Info: Kim, 304-864-0884.
Shinnston Alumni Association mini reunion
The Shinnston High School Alumni Association will host a mini reunion on July 21, at Lincoln High School, 100 Jerry Toth Drive in Shinnston.
At 4 p.m., the doors will open for a catered dinner inside the school; dinner will be served at 5 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person, and you must have a ticket for entry. Seating is limited, so register early. The alumni association must have your check and reservation form on or before June 30. Send your name, class year, and full mailing address along with a check made out to SHS Alumni Association for $20 per reservation. Mail your note and your check to SHS Alumni Association, PO Box 352, Shinnston, WV 26431. You will receive your ticket by return mail.
The Alumni Parking Lot Party begins at 6 p.m. and continues until midnight. Bring a pop-up tent, a table and snacks for your class. The association will provide water and soft drinks. Don’t forget folding chairs, as there is limited seating outside. You may set up your class’ tent any time before the event. You are welcome to attend the party, even if you don’t attend the dinner.
The Alumni Room at the Bice-Ferguson Memorial Museum, 400 Pike Street in Shinnston, will be open from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. the same day, and Shinnston High School merchandise will be on sale. There is a staircase leading to the Alumni Room, and there is a stair lift, should you need it.
Typically, the association holds reunions every four years, with the next reunion scheduled for the summer of 2020. However, after the 2016 reunion, the association steering committee received many requests for more frequent events. The committee voted to hold a trial mini reunion this year. If well-attended, it will become annual.