We are planning a 20th high school reunion. What fun ideas can you share?
By Noleen from South Africa
At the last reunion I went to one of the gals had a bunch of questions about teachers, students and the school that were fairly relevent to the year we graduated (but not all). And whoever answered the question first got a prize.
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I am planning my 10th reunion. This will be the first reunion I have ever attended and I need help. We have all the basics planned. Now we are looking for ideas of what to do during the reunion. We are planning to put together a survey and give awards but what kind of questions should we ask? Any other fun things to plan for the evening? Any advice? Things we may not think of? All help is much appreciated!
We had a simple banquet at a local restaurant with a home cooked meal and decorated in school colors. After it was over we had a party at a local fair building with dancing and music from our high school years and took a class picture. There was some drinking but it was NOT encouraged. When you get into making ELABORATE plans you lose your crowd.
The 30th reunion was at a big motel banquet room with drinks lousy food and there wasn't a handful that showed up. Earlier that day we had a picnic at a local park which included families and children and that turned out great but no one wanted in on the out-of-town party. I'm saying, keep it simple and stress free and it will be a success.
Another thing we did at our first reunion was to give framed certificates to the class officers and gave the centerpieces to the one who had driven the most miles and the person most physically changed since high school. Our 35th will be next year and I hope I will still be able to get it together. Reunions are so much fun. (09/13/2005)
By Sharon, KY
What can we do for a fun school reunion? Three classes are meeting together. All are past the fiftieth reunion.
Mary Jane from Goliad, TX
Saturday morning, we met at a monument in front of our high school. Two of our classmates are clergy. We held a brief, but moving, service to honor deceased classmates and faculty. We were standing under the bus-port in the pouring rain. Then, we went inside to have breakfast with those faculty members who were still alive. We got to tell them how much their preparation meant to us.
Next, we would have taken a school bus ride to a local state park. We had planned a Walk and Talk and to have box lunches. But, the rain and mud canceled those plans.
Saturday night we had our More Senior Prom. We danced and had a delicious dinner. We offered three choices. Sunday we had a clambake and it rained then, too.
Everyone tells us how much they enjoyed the reunion in the pouring rain. (03/05/2009)
I am looking for some fun questions for a 50th HS, all girl school, reunion.
By Bertie Lou from Chicago
I am looking for some fun questions that could be asked to get re-acquainted with high school class mates at a 50th reunion of all women.
By Diane from Londonderry, NH
It was originally for a baby shower, but would work well with a reunion. After all, these are candies that these people grew up with. You might change some of the questions, but you can just about leave it alone. (09/01/2010)