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03-Jun-2018

GHSS reunion weekend packed with many highlights


GHSS reunion packs many highlights

BY SOUTHGREY.CA STAFF –

The Grey Highlands Secondary School (GHSS) 50th reunion weekend was a smash success as thousands of former students, faculty and staff descended on Flesherton this past weekend.

ghss-birthday-cake 

The Flesherton and District Farmers' Market served free birthday cake in honour of the weekend and displayed a giant birthday card signed by vendors and customers.

GHSS 50th arena crowd

A large crowd gathered to catch-up at the Flesherton Arena prior to the dance on Saturday.

Friday events were highlighted by the staff reunion dinner at the Markdale Golf and Curling Club and 50 Years of Talent Show at GHSS. Sports took over Saturday's schedule with best ball golf tournament and beach volleyball tournament.

GHSS in memorium 

Sadly, many GHSS alumni have passed but were honoured by friends and family in the arena Saturday night.

Black Water Draw

Black Water Draw featuring alumnus Fred Hale played to a full house at the Flesherton Arena on Saturday evening. The Rotary Club of Markdale pancake breakfast and praise service capped off a memorable three days.

Heather Davidson teacher from ghss 

Heather Davidson, GHSS teacher from 1976-96 shares stories and enjoys the weekend festivities.

Kevin Eccles at the reunion

West Grey mayor and alumnus from the graduating class of 1977, Kevin Eccles was in attendance.

two buddies from the reunion 

Harvey Hutchinson, who graduated from GHSS in the year that construction on the school was completed is with Jack Murphy, class of '74, who came to the reunion all the way from Calgary.

4 friends at ghss reunion dance

Deborra Crawford with Floyd Batchelor enjoy some conversation with Essland and Don McNulty.

 

Hats off to the very tired GHSS 50th Reunion volunteer committee for pulling everything off without a hitch. It was easy to tell that everyone had a great time. Here's to the next 50 years!

 


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