who's coming?

If you are planning to attend our 50th reunion, leave a comment below (that includes your birth name). It will be fun for others to know who they can expect to see, and maybe your RSVP will encourage others to come.

25 comments:

  1. I will be there! This reunion is the BIG one and will be memorable. Can't wait to see everyone and hear about the paths your lives have taken.

    Mary Cogan Frankel

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  2. I will be there too! Lorraine Mackinson Stavola

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  3. I won't be able to be there (traveling is just too difficult for me these days), but I hope there will be TONS of photos posted so I can see everyone who does make it. Have a blast!

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    1. Libbi, Although you didn't leave your last name, your first is enough to conjure up your face in my brain, in spite of the passage of 50 years. Please post information about what has been going on in your life on this site so we can vicariously enjoy your company.
      Warmest regards, Mary Cogan (I fit myself in my hall locker) Frankel

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    2. A couple of years ago, I got a friend request on Facebook, asking if I was 'the Libbi Lepow who went to Wm. B. Mann school in Wynnefield". My first thought was "How many Libbi Lepows do you think there are?!" Turns out that my friend from grade school lives about 10 miles away from me here in Portland, OR, and we have breakfast together every Friday. So, Mary, I'm not surprised you knew who I was!

      Okay - what's been going on for the past fifty years. I moved away from Philly in 1977, and lived in and around Boston for fifteen years. My son Zachary was born in 1985 in Melrose, MA. He just turned 30, which I still find hard to believe. He lives in Portland with his wonderful girlfriend, and I still hold out hope for a grandchild while I'm capable of holding a baby.

      I've had a strange 'career', mainly in Human Resources, and finally landed where I needed to be when I discovered the field of Organizational Development in the late 1980s. Was lucky enough to be employed at a global corporation, which gave me the opportunity to work with folks all over the US, the UK, France, Belgium, China and Japan. My career ended abruptly in 2001 with a disabling Multiple Sclerosis flare-up; at that time I was the Director of Org. Dev. at E*TRADE financial and living in Berkeley, CA. When it became clear that I could no longer work, my husband and I opted to become 'equity emigrants' and move to Portland, OR. I love it here, and urge anyone who might want to see the glorious Pacific Northwest to visit us here in PDX. I'm really sorry to miss the chance to see everyone and catch up a bit.

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  4. From Erica Dahl (Jacobs). Please come! I can't wait to see everyone so we can talk about ourselves and Mr. Murphy and Mrs. Rubinstein and Miss McCorkell. 50 years have flown by!

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  5. Once again, I will be unable to attend a class reunion, and this is a big one. Our first grandchild, a girl, is due in April, and we will be in Florida for that. I've been in Florida since mid-December to take care of our daughter, who is on bed rest.

    I am so sorry I will miss seeing everyone. Similar situations have kept me from recent college reunions, too - most notably, a child's graduation at the same time. At least each time, it was for a happy occasion. I'm sure this reunion will be memorable. Thank you for all your hard work to make it so!

    Best regards,
    Marianne Chawluk Drumm

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    1. Marianne, I am sorry you will not be there (albeit for a very good reason.) I remember you so fondly!
      Erica

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  6. I'll be there, how exciting!
    Cheryl Miller

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  7. I will not be able to attend due to Travels to Spain in weeks prior and family commitment.
    So sorry to miss this reunion.

    I still remember Treble Clef fondly and continues to sing in a choral group - primarily Chinese Songs which is great for mental exercise.

    My best to everyone, hope to see you at future reunions.

    Katherine Chen (my husband has the same last name)





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  8. I am planning to attend. I just mailed my check, hopefully I'll still be in even if a little late. I am also planning to go to the Alumnae luncheon the previous weekend. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale, I might as well do both. So excited to see everyone.
    Janis Shorr (Walkow)

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  9. looking forward to seeing everyone who attends.
    how can it be 50 years already?? like the blink of an eye.......
    should be fun
    Bonnie OrloveNarod

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  10. I sent in my checks a few weeks ago, and I am really looking forward to seeing the school again. I haven't been back in 50 years!
    Susan Love (Brown)

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  11. I'll be there, and very much looking forward to it!
    Anna Marie Kazian Townsend

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  12. I am so excited to see all my classmates after all these years! Even though I live in Philadelphia, I have not been back to the school since we graduated. Looking forward to the visit and the weekend. Nancyjean Prusienski Petro

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  13. Yes, coming! Sandy Diamond Choukroun

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  14. Michele (Helmus) LeighMarch 24, 2015 at 9:02 AM

    Flying in from AZ for this very special occasion. Hope to see the girls from my old neighborhood: Nancy Grace and Jane Rothman

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  15. Paula Page is coming.

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    1. Paula, so sorry I didn't see you! Wish I had. It would have been enormous fun to catch up. Hope all is well! Judith (Judy) Moore

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  16. Andrea Wachs Zeichner is coming.

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  17. Made my reservations - better late than never. Driving down from Boston.
    I'm looking forward to it!
    - I'm still Phyllis Joachim (I didn't change my name when I married)

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  18. We should have a "Who came?" and "What did you think?" thread now that the reunion's over. It rained on our graduation day, but this past weekend the weather was glorious. Something to think about....Erica Dahl Jacobs

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