Lawrence High School - Class of 1962

Lawrence, Kansas

Reunion Information

The enthusiasm and interest in coming together for our 50th high school reunion has been truly remarkable. Many of our classmates have been assisting in planning and organizing our reunion activities. Please plan to join us September 28-30 for what we hope will be an enjoyable weekend gathering and a wonderful opportunity to get together and become reacquainted with many classmates and friends.

Hotel Accommodations: Please contact the Holidome (785) 841-7077 or visit the Lawrence Convention & Visitors Bureau website at for other hotel listings. If making reservations at the Holidome the room rate for the block of rooms reserved for our class is $85 per night.  You need to mention that you are with the LHS Class of 1962 Reunion to receive this reduced rate.

Reunion Cost: Please Click "Registration Form", print, complete, and return it to Bill Shepard along with your personal check or money order for the total amount.  Early registration from April to July 15, 2012, is $62 per person, after July 15 ,the cost is $68 per person. A 20 Page full color picture book and/or a group picture will be available to purchase.  A "50 Year Reunion Book" will also be available on a Flash Drive, or you may purchase a printed copy.

Return Personal Information:  Larry Crady is compiling the 50th reunion book. This book of memories will include: information from the questionnaire submitted by classmates, obituaries of deceased classmates and other information.   Questionnaire deadline August 15, 2012

Your Song Dedication: Our fabulous DJ, Frank Hess, has a request for all of you!  If you have a special song that means something to you, either back in the '60's', or any other time, please mail in your request with your registration form.  He is going to make special dedications for our "fabulous fifty year reunion"!  Don’t blow this opportunity to Impress or get even!

Early reunion registration and hotel reservations are strongly encouraged.



Friday, September 28, 2012:

               1:00 - 4:00 PM Registration table opens at the Holidome. Signs posted in the lobby will direct you to the location. Please sign in and pick up your reunion book or Flash Drive (if purchased) and your nametag.

               5:30 PM Tailgate/picnic outside at the Holidome (in case of inclement weather party will be moved inside). On the menu: hamburgers, hot dogs/brats, baked beans, potato salad, chips, and soft drinks. Cash bar will also be available. We invite you to wear the "red & black" school colors, if you desire, but please don’t feel obligated.

               7:00 -10:00 PM Lawrence High School football game. Those who will need transportation to this event, please let us know.


Saturday, September 29, 2012:

            ● Tour of Lawrence High School

            ● Somewhat organized Walking Tour of Downtown with coffee stops and lunch options – time to talk with
               friends and see Mass Street – vibrant downtown.

            ● Tour of KU Sports Museum at Allen Fieldhouse

              3:00 - 6:00 PM Registration table at the Holidome will be available Saturday afternoon for individuals unable to register and pick up their nametags on Friday.

             6:00 PM – Midnight at Holidome:  We will gather for social hour to visit with classmates and friends. Dinner will                   be at 7:00 PM. We plan to have 1960's music, special song dedications, dancing for those interested, and a whole     lot of fun. So, dress casual, and just have a wonderful time dancing and chatting the night away!


Sunday, September 30, 2012:

             It's time to say goodbye! Classmates and friends, who wish to, may gather Sunday morning at the Holidome             Restaurant, Paddy O'Quigley's, for breakfast or just a farewell chat.


            We have had a wonderful time planning our 50th high school reunion, meeting friends, and getting reacquainted with so many classmates from our past. The responses and encouragement have been awesome. PLEASE plan to join us for a truly fun-filled weekend of socializing and reminiscing.


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