Alumni, students and friends of Moorefield High School are invited to celebrate the school’s 100th year of existence on Saturday, May 6 at the high school.
It will be an opportunity to tour the new facility on North Main Street while visiting with friends and classmates from the past. Tours start at 10 a.m.
Until 1 p.m. classes are encouraged to have mini reunions, either as a single class or with a group of classes during a specific era. Classes are also encouraged to have reunions during the dinner and may request special seating by calling Paula Kesner at 304-257-8700.
At 1 p.m. inductees will be taken into the 2017 MHS Alumni Association Sports Hall of Fame.
At 3 p.m. a new hall of fame is being added. For the first time the Alumni Association will honor Distinguished Achievement inductees in three categories:
[private] -Distinguished Alumni who must be a former student or graduate and out of school for 10 years; must have excelled in their careers or through community involvement, must be a credit to family and community; may be either living or deceased.
-Distinguished Community Member must have made a positive contribution to the MHS community; must be a credit to family and community; may be living or deceased.
-Distinguished Educator must have been an administrator, teacher or coach within the Moorefield school district for a minimum of 10 years; must have demonstrated exceptional leadership, character and achievement during tenure in Moorefield schools; may be living or deceased.
Applications are available at Moorefield High School or at the office of the Moorefield Examiner. Mail completed applications by April 10 to MHS Distinguished Achievement Hall of Fame, Attn: Julie Barb or Jessica Dyche, 401 N Main Street, Moorefield WV 26836.
At 4:30 Following the Hall of Fame programs, a thuse will be held at the Bingo Hall on Jefferson Street. Alums can walk the location for an old fashioned thuse escorted by the band and cheerleaders. Alums can also drive to the location.
Back at the high school at 6 p.m. dinner will be served cafeteria style followed by a dance at 7 p.m. featuring music of the past.
Classes are also encouraged to have reunions during the dinner and may request special seating by calling Paula Kesner at 304-257-8700.
Tickets for the dinner and dance are $25 or $10 just for the dance. Reservations for the dinner must be received by April 28. Money can be sent to Moorefield High School Alumni, P.O. Box 193, Moorefield, WV 26836. A reservation form is published in the Examiner.
Additional information may be found on Facebook at Moorefield High School Alumni. [/private]