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Upcoming Reunions

Class of 1987
Title: Jack Yates Alumni Class of 1987
Venue: Undetermined
Date: Undetermined
Details: Class of 1987 Fundraising

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All proceeds go to Class of 1987 Reunion Fundraiser

A goal amount hasn't been set yet. We will take a vote on Ideas-Date-Time-Place of our reunion, then a monetary goal will be set.

Please send all correspondence, suggestions, and questions to kathydmw1@yahoo.com.

I look forward to hearing from all of you.

Thanks for supporting the "Class of 1987"
Class of 1971
Title: Class of 1971 Reunion
Venue: Studio
Date: September 3rd, 2016 8:00pm
(ending September 3rd, 2016 12:00am)
RSVP By: August 1st, 2016
Address: Almeda St. , Houston ,
Details: Ticket cost is 75.00 per person and deadline for purchasing tickets are August 1,2016.
Please contact Carolyn McCall at jackyates71@yahoo.com for more information.
Need more of our classmates to serve on the Reunion Committee.
We have the following meetings scheduled to assure a successful reunion.
Saturday,June 11,2016 time:2-4pm
Saturday,July 23,2016 time:2-4pm
Saturday,August 20,2016 time:2-4pm

The class of 71 will participate attend the Jack Yates 90th Anniversary Gala Saturday June 25,2016 time:6-11pm

Class of 71 Reunion Gala Saturday,September 3,2016 time:8-12.
Share with other classmates that we have not been able to connect as well.
Willie lles...Willieiles@aol.com

Past Reunions

Class of 1974, 1975, 1976
Title: 2015 HARDY & HARDY Christmas Party
Venue: Adorn Banquet Hall
Date: December 19th, 2015 8:00pm
(ending December 20th, 2015 2:00am)
RSVP By: December 18th, 2015
Address: 4165 FM 521 , Fresno , , 77545
Details: Come out and celebrate with the Hardy's at our 8th Annual Christmas Party and Toy Drive. Come out and enjoy FREE food, fun, music and open bar. There is no cost, but everyone entering must bring an unwrapped toy that will be donated to local needy kids and The Fort Bend Women's Center. Come out and party with fellow Yates Alumni and supporters as we collect toys for the less fortunate. Sponsored by Reggie Hardy Class of 75`. Go Lions!!! 21 and up only. If no toy....$10.00 entry will be required. Everybody entering will get a free raffle ticket for one of 3 nice gifts to be given away that night.
Class of 1971
Title: Jack Yates Senior High School,Class of 1971 Reunion Meeting Announcement
Venue: Undetermined
Date: September 12th, 2015 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Details: Our class reunion official planning meeting.
All Classes
Title: The Spirit Is Still Alive
Venue: Hilton Holiday Inn
Date: July 31st, 2015 7:00pm
(ending August 1st, 2015 1:00am)
RSVP By: July 15th, 2015
Details: Contact pcollins8@comcast.net 832-466-3587
All Classes
Title: 2015 Spring Break Tournament & Funfest
Date: March 14th, 2015 8:00am
(ending March 15th, 2015 4:00pm)
Address: 353 N CASTLEGORY , HOUSTON , , 77049
Details: Sports Academy and THE BALLER ACADEMY for a Spring Break basketball tournament and fun fest. Teams from around the area will compete for one of the 5 feet trophies in each division. Free giveaways and a free raffle for a 2014 signed Houston Rockets sign by all of the Houston Rockets. 25 Free Authentic Negro League caps, pens, wristbands and more. Proceeds will help our 2015 teams go to Las Vegas in July for the National finals. Lets Go Ballers....
Class of 1974
Venue: Hermann Park Golf Center
Date: November 29th, 2014 7:00pm
(ending November 30th, 2014 1:00am)
Address: 2155 North MacGregor (North MacGregor and Almeda) , Houston , , 77004
Details: The festivities begin on Friday night from 7p - Midnight at BHW Sports Bar and Grill, 7265 Scott St., Houston. On Sunday, we will be in service at Word of Grace Missionary Baptist Church, Pastor Artis Lovelady III, 5532 Grapevine St., Houston.
All Classes
Venue: Old North Shore High School
Date: June 20th, 2014 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Address: 13501 Hollypark Dr. , Houston , , 77015
Details: The 3rd ward area has been great to our family and business and we decided to give a little something back that the entire family could enjoy. Our theme is fighting youth obesity and youth sports injuries. Getting our youth from in front of a screen and into more physical activities is our priority. This FREE event will precede our AAU sanction weekend basketball tournament and fundraiser. Come out for a fun evening of 3 Point and Slam Dunk competition. There will line dancing, a dance contest and artist performances. Sports Authority will be giving away discount coupons and gift cards and they have donated items needed for the Fun Fest. Some lucky winner will walk off with a 40" large screen TV donated by HARDY & HARDY INC. (Hardy Sr. Class of 75) The will be a Silent Auction to benefit our nonprofit youth organization with authentic signed memorabilia by such greats as Earl Campbell, Bum Phillips, Jadeveon Clowney, JJ Watts, Johnny Football Manzeil, Hakeem Olajuwon, Tom Brady, Mike Evans Dwight Howard, the entire 2014 signed Rockets (Rare) and more. So come out for a FREE Friday Family Funfest and get reacquainted with old friends and support a great cause. Its FREE GOOOOOOOOOO Lions!
Class of 1984
Title: JY C/1984's 30th REUNION
Event: C/o 84's 30th Reunion
Date: July 18th, 2014
(ending July 19th, 2014)
RSVP By: February 28th, 2014
Details: Jack Yates Class of ‘84
30th Class Reunion
“Save the Date”

Hello Classmates,
It’s that time again! The JY c/o ‘84’s Reunion! Can you believe it has been almost 30 years since we have left the yard?
Here are the events planned for our 30th Reunion weekend:
Friday July 18th “Friday Night Live” We will a Party Outside with a live band, dance floor and covered area.
Saturday July 19th will be out formal gathering and program at Wildcat Golf Course Black/Gold/Crimson Attire.
Sunday July 20th will be our “Fun in the Park” Family Day at MacGregor Park

The 3 day event will be $80 per person. (The Best Value)
The costs for separate days are as follows:
Friday Night $20 per person, Saturday night $50 per person, Sunday $20 per person.
We’re asking that each class member commit to pay something toward his/her reunion cost. This will give us a count of how many are planning to attend. Payment may be paid in increments and the total amount is due by May 1, 2013; this will ensure that our venue(s) are secured.
We’ve secured our financial position, which allows us 3 options in which to pay:
1) Chase Quick Pay (Online payment) Fast, Easy and Secure. It only requires minor information
2) Cash (During Committee Monthly Meetings) Held every month
3) P.O. Box (Money Order Only)
Mail Payments To: JY 1984 Class Reunion
c/o MiracleLand Church
P.O. Box 300165
Houston, TX 77230
If you have any questions regarding the payment method or instructions you may contact Class Treasurer, Reginald Gardner @ r-gardner@msn.com or JY1984classreunion@yahoo.com

All other questions please feel free to contact any committee member listed below.
Rodney Goff – c/o 84 Reunion Committee President Signature ___________________________
30th Reunion Committee Members:
Rodney Goff Karen Bledsoe Carla Austin Meme Rasmus-Green
Brian Allen Sherie Allen-Ford Kriston Pounds Valerie Hickman-Beverly
Reginald Gardner Kim Watley Janice Matthews
Class of 1968
Title: Class of 1968, 45th Reunion
Venue: Marriott Houston South (Hobby Airport)
Date: December 14th, 2013
Address: 9100 Gulf Freeway , Houston , , 77017

Holiday Attire!!!

Register to stay the night!
All Classes
Title: Classic Schools of 1965 Annual Picnic+Every one from all classes and other schools, Worthing, Wheatley, Kashmere, B.T. Washingtion
Venue: Adair Park
Date: September 28th, 2013 11:00am - 6:00pm
Address: Cullen Blvd , Houston
Details: Everyone is welcome, bring your own food and drinks. There will be music, dominoes, Spades and other card games. The school with the most attendees from the class of 1965 wins the Spirit Award. This is a great family affair. It will be our third one.

We also bring a canned good to donate to the Houston Food Bank.
Class of 1973
Title: Jack Yates 40th Class Reunion
Venue: Sheraton Suites Houston Galleria
Date: October 11th, 2013 7:00pm
(ending October 13th, 2013 3:00pm)
RSVP By: September 27th, 2013
Tickets By: September 27th, 2013
Address: 2400 W Loop S Fwy , Houston , , 77027
Details: You may mail your payments to:
7826 Chinon
Houston, TX 77071
You may make a payment on PayPal at the link below.

Price: Per Person - $ 60.00
All Classes
Date: October 30th, 2014
(ending November 1st, 2014)
Details: Please follow the links below for more information about the reunion cruise, pricing information, and upcoming events.There are three links to choose from. Hope to see you all there!



Class of 1972
Title: 40th Reunion Activities
Venue: Column A - 1521 Austin Street - Houston, Texas 77004
Date: October 12th, 2012
Details: EVENING OF DANCING & DINNER Friday, October 12, 2012 $60 per person or $90 per couple Column A 1521 Austin Street, Houston, Texas 77004 Cocktail Hour: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Dinner & Dancing: 8:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Class of 1972
Title: 40th Reunion Activities
Venue: Houston, Texas
Date: October 12th, 2012
Details: For the lastest information on our 40th Reunion, call our HOTLINE 713.866.8482. You may send reunion fees to P.O. Box 8482, Houston, Texas 77288-8482.
Class of 1982
Title: Jack Yates Class of 1982 Reunion
Venue: Jack Yates class of 1982 is having a reunion September 14, 15, and 16.
Date: September 14th, 2012
Details: Jack Yates class of 1982 Class Reunion next meeting is April 15, 2012 @ Foxy's Grill 4:00 pm
Class of 1972
Title: Reunion Class 1972 Planning Meeting
Venue: Home of Carolyn Evans Shabazz - 3231 Rosedale
Date: December 3rd, 2011
All Classes
Title: Jack Yates class of 76 35th Reunion Dinner Dance
Venue: "The Gardens" - 12001 Beamer - Houston, Texas 77089
Date: October 15th, 2011
Details: Friday Night 10/14/11 We will attend the Yates & Waltrip game at Barnett @ 7pm. After the game we will be going to The Main Event Entertainmnet Center for Bowling and games and Snacks. 1125 Magnolia Street Webster, Texas 281-332-4500. The cost 23.00 per person for bowling, shoes, laser tag, & snacks. Sunday 10/16/11 Morning Worship Service Reunion Picnic 2pm Kitty Hollow Park $15.00 per person. Price includes meal & drink.
Class of 1971
Title: Jack Yates Class of 1971 T-Shirts
Venue: Undetermined
Date: Undetermined
Details: Don't forget to order your t-shirt contact Carolyn McCall @ jackyates71@yahoo.com
All Classes
Title: 1971 40th Class Reunion Brunch
Venue: Good Hope Missonary Baptist Church - Following Church Services at Wheeler Ave - 3015 N. MacGregor Way - Houston, Texas 77004
Date: September 4th, 2011
Details: Deadline for payment August 25, 2011 Contact Deborah Lee-Archie via email/ cell 713-526-5075 darchie@unitybanktexas.com
Class of 1971
Title: 1971 40th Class Reunion Church Services
Venue: Wheeler Ave. Baptist Church - 3826 Wheeler Ave - Houston, Texas 77004
Date: September 4th, 2011
Details: Any Questions contact Reginald Howard via cell 713-660-6761
All Classes
Title: 1971 40th Class Reunion Prayer Breakfast
Venue: Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza River Oaks
Date: September 4th, 2011
Details: Deadline for Payment August 25, 2011 Contact: Jeff Marshall email/via cell jeffjlmarshall@aol.com 713-862-3323
All Classes
Title: 40th Class Reunion Golf Tournament
Venue: Clear Creek Golf Club - Deadline for payment August 25, 2011
Date: September 3rd, 2011
Details: Contact Tim Moon for details via email or cell phone 281-627-3035
Class of 1971
Title: 1971 40th Class Reunion Red Carpet Gala
Venue: Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza /river Oaks Houston, Texas 77008
Date: September 3rd, 2011
Details: deadline pay Augyst 19, 2011 Contact Willie Iles via email or cell 817-319-7771
Class of 1971
Title: Jack Yates Class of "71" 40th Class Reunion Reception Meet & Greet Your Classmates
Venue: Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza, Presidential Suite
Date: September 22nd, 2011
Details: Come and mingle with fellow classmates. Reception Style event Dorris Kelley cell phone contact: 281-460-9662
All Classes
Title: "The Way We Were" Fundraising Dance Social
Venue: Jack Yates High School Caferteria3703 SampsonHouston, Texas 77004
Date: February 19th, 2011
Details: Sponsored by the Jack Yates - Class of '71
All Classes
Title: Remembering the Good Times
Venue: Herman Park Golf Corse Club House
Date: December 30th, 2010
Details: Proceeds to fund a scholarship for Yates student.
Class of 1974, 1975
Title: "74 & "75 Class Reunion
Venue: Undetermined
Date: Undetermined
Details: **Free parking in the parking lot of the San Jacinto Memorial Bldg. DO NOT PARK IN RESERVED PARKING SPACES! Landmark: flags/flagpole.
Class of 1974, 1975
Venue: main campus of HCC (main building) - 1300 Holman
Date: July 17th, 2010
Details: Park in front of the main building but not in the RESERVED spots.
Class of 1985
Title: Jack Yates Class of 1985
Venue: Friday, July 16th - Friday Night Mixer - Groove’s Houston – 2300 Pierce St., Houston, TX 77003 – 7:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. - A kick off to our reunion weekend, Come out to Houston’s finest upscale spot with great food and entertainment. (Adult atmo
Date: July 16th, 2010
Details: Saturday, July 17th JY School Drive – The Class of ’85 will host a back to school drive (school supplies, uniforms, etc) benefiting the students of JY. Location: Jack Yates School – 3703 Sampson, Houston, TX 77004 – 10 am – 2 pm (Family friendly) Saturday, July 17th Saturday Night Blast from the Past – Massa’s Seafood Grill – 1331 Lamar St. Houston, TX 77010 – 7:00 p.m – 11:00 p.m. Join us as we go back down memory lane; a night full of memories from 1985, open buffet and music. The attire is black and white. (Adult atmosphere) Sunday, July 18th – Church service at Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church – 3015 N. MacGregor Way, Houston,TX 77004 Services begin at 10:00 a.m. Let us worship together as a family. (Family friendly) Sunday, July 18th – Picnic in the Park – Tom Bass Park, Section III- Pavilion #4 – Festivities begin at 12 noon – 6:00 p.m. Bring the family to the park and we’ll show them how we party and good time – JY style. Sunday, July 18th Old School Skate Night – Almeda Skate Center – 10750 Almeda Genoa, Houston,TX 77034 – 8:00 p.m. – 12 midnight Taking it back to the “Old School” - Let’s Bounce, Rock, Skate & Roll like we use to. (Grown folks)
Class of 1970
Venue: The Crowne Plaza River Oaks Hotel 2712 Southwest Freeway
Date: August 7th, 2010
Details: Hotel stay; Regular rooms 69.00 per night with 2 double beds ask for Cyndie Steck and say that you are with the J Y class renunion 713-577-1263 0r 713-523-8448 ext 1904 Hotel
Class of 1985
Title: Old School / New School Basketball Game
Venue: Jack Yates Sr. High
Date: October 10th, 2009
Class of 1986
Title: Reunion Meeting
Venue: E.O.Smith Public Library-832-393-2050 - 3624 Scott Street - Houston, TX 77004 US
Date: October 22nd, 2009
Details: We will be looking for people to fil following positions: Communications Reunion Committee 3 Persons for Treasure Fundraisers Secretary Reporter If you have price list or your ideas, please we welcome all. For those not able to attend but would like to take part in planning, contact Bo James or Shirrell.
Class of 1994
Title: Kitty Hollow Park
Venue: Kitty Hollow Park - 9555 Hwy 6 South- Pavilion C - Missouri City, Texas 77459
Date: July 19th, 2009
Details: Please Bring A Dish Or Drinks (Bottled Water or Soda)
Class of 1994
Title: Reunion Friday Nite Mix & Mingle
Venue: St. Germains - (Downtown Houston) - 705 Main St. - Houston, Texas 77002 - - Parking is $10-up
Date: July 17th, 2009
Details: Parking Fee $10.00- Up Please purchase all reunion shirts through this website.
Class of 1984
Title: 25th Class Reunion
Venue: Friday July 17th: The One Club @ 8pm till 2am (723 Main St., Downtown) - Saturday July 18th: Starfleet Yacht - 7pm till 11pm - 280 Grove Rd, Kemah, Tx. - (An "All White" Affair) - (note: 1st 100 to pay, limited space) - Sunday July 19th: Service @ 10:
Date: July 17th, 2009
Details: Reunion Dates: July 17th - July 19th IF U HAVE UPDATED UR CONTACT INFO W/THE COMMITTEE, THEN PLS LOOK FOR UR REGISTRATION FORM IN THE MAIL. Friday July 17th: The One Club @ 8pm till 2am (723 Main St., Downtown) Saturday July 18th: Starfleet Yacht - 7pm till 11pm - 280 Grove Rd, Kemah, Tx. (An "All White" Affair) (note: 1st 100 to pay, limited space) Sunday July 19th: Service @ 10:30am Wheeler Ave Baptist Church Sunday July 19th: Picnic @ 1pm till 8 - Adair Park, 15107 Cullen Blvd Event Cost - $85 per class member (entire weekend) Includes : (1) ticket for all 3 Events w/ Class T-Shirt (Please indicate size) Guests - $65 Includes: Fri, Sat, and Sun Events Only Sunday Picnic Only -$10 per adult , $5 for kids Make payments (In Money Order or Cashier Check Only Please) to: Reginald Gardner or Sherie Allen-Ford (Class Treasurers) P.O.Box 581 Missouri City, Texas 77459
Class of 1989
Title: Celebrating the Pride..20 Years in the Making
Venue: 4031 Greenbriar Missouri City, Tx 77459 - - Home of Kimberly Kinniebrew-Mitchell - - Meet and Greet Pool Party - attire: White with a Splash of Red
Date: June 26th, 2009
Details: Saturday 6/27/09 How Very Lovely You Look Semi Formal Memorial City Dance Center 14520 Memorial Dr Ste 59 Houston, Texas 77079 7:00 Sunday 6/28/09 Church 9:30 am at Cross Roads Community Church 2800 FM 1128 Road Pearland, Texas 77584 afterwards Picnic Adair Park 15107 Cullen Blvd Houston, Texas 77047 12 noon

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