(Latest update 04/27/2021)

To ensure that you receive reunion information, all alumni are encouraged to

update your personal information by clicking here.

 

If you're contemplating a reunion gathering, please contact the AEF office so that we can place your notice on this website page, send mass email to class, and/or in our semi-annual newsletter.

605-882-5321 or watertownaef@k12.sd.us

 

Class of 1964 - The Class of 1964 meets monthly at Pizza Ranch on the second Monday at 11:30 am for an informal lunch.

We love to visit with anyone who may come!

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CLASS REUNIONS 2021

Homecoming is October 1st, 2021

 

Class of 1961

60th Reunion - September 17th and 18th, 2021

Friday 17th- Location: Prop 5:00pm

Saturday 18th- Location: Goss Opera House 5:00pm

Contact: Carol Johnson- johnsonca03@gmail.com

Jack Hemmer - jack.hemmer@gmail.com

Class of 1965

Next Class of '65 Reunion in summer of 2022

Times and location to be determined 

Contact: Karen Domonoske Brandriet

 

Class of 1970

50th Reunion – August 19, 20, and 21, 2021

Thursday 19th- Thursday Night Live Downtown Watertown

Friday 20th- Day: Registration at Sandy Babcock Ellyson Art Gallery

Friday 20th- Evening: Matt Kranz Farm

Saturday 21st- Noon: Lunchoen

Saturday 21st- Evening: Elks Club

Details and times will be posted at a later date.

Contact: Sue Frentz Riley- 605-881-9435 or srileys@iw.net

Class of 1971

50th Reunion- October 1st & 2nd, 2021.

Friday 1st- Elks Club

Saturday 2nd- Second Street Station

Contact: Karla Johnson Stimson- 605-520-0215 - rogkarlastimson@yahoo.com

Doug Borns - 605-237-0579 - dgborns@gmail.com

Julie Moes - julie@modak.net

Class of 1981

40th Reunion - July 9th & 10th, 2021

Friday 9th- Elks Club

Saturday 10th- Golf morning, Afternoon/Evening TBD

Contact:  Katie Stransky    Info will be mailed soon.

If any questions, please contact Katie at katiestransky81@gmail.com.

Class of 1990

31st Reunion- July 25th, 2021- 12:00 Potluck- Cloud 9 Bar & Casino

35th Reunion- June 28, 2025- Elks Lodge

Facebook:  Reunion Group for the WHS Class of 1990

Contact: Christy Kallenberger    Email: whsclassof1990@hotmail.com

Class of 1991

30th Reunion- July 2nd - 3rd, 2021

Friday 2nd- Prop

Saturday 3rd- Goss Opera Hall

Register and more info: classof91.ppwix.com

Please register by June 27th

Contact: Bobbi Jo Bunkers-Olson

Class of 2000

20th Reunion - October 1st & 2nd, 2021

Locations and Times TBD

Facebook Page:  Watertown High School (SD) Class of 2000

Contact: Angie Murphy Bevers

Class of 2001 -

20th Reunion – Saturday July 24th, 2021

11am-4pm – McKinley Park

7pm-??? – Boiler Room

Facebook Page: Watertown Class of 2001

Email: wtnarrows2001@gmail.com

Class of 2010

10th Reunion - 2020 Cancelled

Possible 15 Year Reunion in 2025

Contact: Carmen Roby Albee - 605-880-0881 - carmen.allbee@gmail.com

Class of 2011

10th Reunion - July 17th, 2021 weekend

Times and Locations TBD

Facebook:  Watertown High School - Class of 2011

Contact:  Katey Ulrich - kateyulrich@gmail.com

 REUNION PLANNING GUIDE  

 

Dear Reunion Planning Committee Members,

 

The Arrow Education Foundation is also the WHS Alumni Association. We maintain and update an alumni database, and the Foundation website. Twice a year we publish and distribute the WHS Alumni and Friends Newsletter.

 

Here are some ways that we can assist your committee in reunion planning:

Provide a class list (names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers). *

● Provide labels, registration flyer and postage for one reunion mailing. *

● Post reunion information on the AEF website: www.arroweducationfoundation.com

● Send a class email to those we have email addresses on file.

● Place reunion information in the May & November newsletters (info needed by April/Oct).

     * Please give us two weeks to provide database lists, notices and labels.

 

 

Additionally, the Foundation can:

● Arrange tours of the high school. (We'll put you in touch with a contact at WHS)

● Provide information about the work of the Foundation at your reunion or gathering

 

 

 RESOURCES IN THE COMMUNITY  

● Calendar of Events - For a calendar of events look up the Chamber of Commerce, www. watertownsd.comwww.allWatertown.net,

or call 605-886-5814.

 

● Camping - Reserve a camp site 90 days prior to arrival by going on www.campsd.com or calling 800-710-CAMP (2267)

 

● Class picture sign -The sign to be used in class pictures ("WHS Class of ’??”) can be scheduled by contacting Brian Bollinger, WHS Maintenance         Supervisor at 605-882-6316 or email Brian.Bollinger@k12.sd.us

 

  • Photographer - Call AEF for suggestions

  • Button Maker - Call Dennis Mack 605-886-6753

 

● Golf - Schedule a golf outing at Cattails Crossing Golf Course, call Levi at 605-882-6262, or Prairie Winds Golf Club, 605-886-3554.

 

● Group picture - Reserve a time to have your group picture taken on the steps of the Codington County Heritage Museum.

   Call 605-886-7335 or email director@cchsmuseum.org.

 

● Homecoming game reserved seating – Reserve a section for your class at the Arrow Homecoming game with Craig Boyens, WSD Athletic Director,

   605-882-6328 or email craig.boyens@k12.sd.us  Please call several weeks prior to event.

 

● Homecoming parade float - Entering a float in the Arrow Homecoming parade can be arranged through the WHS Assistant Principal, Brad Brandsrud,       email Brad.Brandsrud@k12.sd.us, or call 605-882-6316 in early September.

 

● Hotels - The Watertown Convention and Visitors Bureau will provide information about the city, lodging, and more.

   Contact them at PO Box 225, Watertown, SD 57201, call 605-753-0282 or 1-800-658-4505, or email at cvb@visitwatertownsd.com.

 

● Meeting and banquet rooms – visit www.watertownsd.com and select "Meeting/Convention Facilities” for a listing of meeting and banquet facilities,

   seating capacity and phone numbers.

 

● Visitors packets - The Watertown Convention and Visitors Bureau will provide goodie bags with Watertown info, local coupons, and information about       events planned during your reunion. Contact Kathy at PO Box 225, Watertown, SD 57201, call 605-753-0282 or 1-800-658-4505, or   email at cvb@visitwatertownsd.comTwo weeks advance notice is requested. 

 

● Park and Recreation – For information on Watertown Park and Recreation facilities and calendar of events, call 605-5814   or www.watertownparkandrec.com.

 

● Picnic shelter - The Watertown Park and Recreation office can reserve a picnic shelter for you at Bramble Park. Call Connie or Tammy at 605-882-6260.

 

● Redlin Inspiration Site tour - Take a self-guided tour of Terry Redlin’s nine Inspiration Sites. Find the map in Watertown Now magazine in newsstands at   local restaurants and convenience stores. Or call the Redlin Art Center, 605-882-3877 or 877-873-3546

 

● Swimming - Reserve the Family Aquatic Center or get information, email wfac@watertownsd.us, or phone 605-882-6260

 

● Tours of Watertown - The Watertown School District will provide a school bus and driver. Visitors must arrange their own guide.

    Contact Tim Steichen at 605-882-6335.

 

● Transportation - The Watertown Area Transit will provide transportation or tours. Call 605-882-5287.

 

● Veteran’s Memorial - Guided visit to the Veteran’s Memorial, located at Stokes-Thomas City Park (City Park at Lake Kampeska). Contact Ordean   Bierman, 1401 35th St SW, Watertown, SD, 57201, 605-886-0902, to arrange a tour at least one week in advance. See www.wtnvetsmemorial.org.

 

● Zoo - Schedule tours at Bramble Park Zoo, email Jamie at jstricker@watertownsd.us or call 605-882-6269.

 

 

 

 ATTRACTIONS IN THE COMMUNITY  

● Bramble Park Zoo

● Cattails Crossings Golf Course

● Codington County Heritage Museum - Call ahead for a possible display of memorabilia from your grad year and for the museum to be open at a   special time. 605-886-7335

● Cookin' on Kampeska (July)

● Frisbee Golf park

● Goss Opera House

● Lake Kampeska and Lake Pelican camping

● Mellette House

● Prairie Winds Golf Club

● Redlin Art Center

● Uptown area Thursday Night Live

● Watertown Family Aquatic Center

● Watertown Regional Library