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Upcoming Reunions

Class of 1968
Title: Homestead '68 50th Reunion (Mequon WI)
Venue: Undetermined
Date: Undetermined
Details: Our save-the-date mailing went out via snail mail on 10/25/17. If you don't get it within a week, please send your name, address, email and phones to Vicki Kraeblen Chossek @ vicki.chossek@gmail.com. I'll add you to the list and make sure you get all the information
Class of 1977
Title: Class of 1977 40th Class Reunion
Venue: North Shore Country Club
Date: July 29th, 2017 7:00pm
(ending July 29th, 2017 12:00am)
RSVP By: June 30th, 2017
Address: 3100 W Country Club Drive , Mequon , , 53092
Details: Event will be held outdoors at the North Shore Country Club pool. Dress is casual. Event pricing and further details to follow in 2017
Class of 1968
Title: Class of 1968 Mini Reunion
Venue: Remington's River Inn
Date: October 7th, 2016 4:00pm
RSVP By: October 7th, 2016
Address: 130 S. Main Street , Thiensville , , 53092
Details: Several of us are going to be in town the weekend of Homestead’s Homecoming this year. Jane Tyner, Chris and Cathy Davidson and Vicki Kraeblen will all be around. Jody Rechtin hopes to make it before she takes off for her trip to Guatamala. Karyl Knueppel hopes to be back in her Thiensville home from their home up north. Nancy Nebel will be in town helping her mom, and will come when she can. Rick O’Malley is saving the date. It's a mini reunion already and we're just getting started!

It would be great to have anyone else in the area stop in. Can you join us?

The parade is on Friday October 7 and will start at 4 or 4:30 (the high school didn't have the time yet). We will meet and watch the parade in front of Remington's - a restaurant / bar on Main Street along the parade route. The address is 130 S Main St, Thiensville (across from the old lumber yard building). We can hang out there for the parade and visit after. We can even get a bite to eat right there if anyone is hungry.

For those who are interested in seeing the new football complex at Homestead, the game is that night at 7 PM. The football field was renovated last year to the tune of 1.2 million dollars - all paid for by private donations. Some of the structures are new too. It's like a small college campus. Might be fun to see it under the lights!

Let me know if you think you can stop in, and whether you're thinking for the parade or for the game so we know how many blankets to put out. And be sure to tell anyone you are in touch with from the class of '68! If the group gets big enough, we'll need to give the restaurant a heads up on what to expect!

Fingers crossed some of you might be in town! It would be great to see you.

Vicki Kraeblen Chossek - 414.418.6116

Past Reunions

Class of 1975
Title: HHS 1975 40th Class Reunion
Event 1: Hhs 1975 40th Class Reunion
Venue: Virmond Park
Date: August 1st, 2015 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Details: Contact Jeff Brand, organizer at jbrand3@wi.rr.com

Opening Even, July 31, 2015 to be determined.
Event 2: After Hour Party - Zarlettis 9pm To 2 Am
Venue: Zarletti's
Date: August 1st, 2015 9:00pm
(ending August 2nd, 2015 2:00am)
Address: 1515 W Mequon Rd. , Mequon , , 53092
Class of 1965
Title: Class of 1965 50th Reunion
Event 1: Class Of 1965 50th Reunion
Venue: Undetermined
Date: September 18th, 2015
Details: We are planning four separate events to celebrate 50 years since graduation: golf tournament, cocktail party, school tour, and dinner. Please see the individual events for more information about each one. Invitations will be sent with more details, prices and sign-up sheets. Feel free to contact Julienne Ranallo Burton at 281.537.6520 or julienne32@aol.com with questions.
Event 2: Golf Tournament
Venue: Mee-Kwon Park & Golf Course
Date: September 18th, 2015 12:00pm
Address: 6333 W. Bonniwell Rd. , Mequon , , 53097
Details: The tournament will begin at noon. Players may elect to play 9 or 18 holes. More information will be included with the invitations that will be sent via email. For questions please contact Pete Olsen at peteolsenpto@gmail.com
Event 3: Cocktail Party
Venue: HIghland House
Date: September 18th, 2015 6:00pm
Address: 12741 N. Port Washington Rd. , Mequon , , 53092
Details: We will meet Friday night in the lower level of the Highland House for hors d'oeuvres and drinks (cash bar). Dress will be casual. The exact price and additional information will be provided with the invitation.
Event 4: School Tour
Venue: Homestead HIgh School
Date: September 19th, 2015
Address: 5000 W. Mequon Rd. , Mequon , , 53092
Details: We will have the opportunity to tour our alma mater sometime Saturday morning. We understand that the school is much larger than it was when we graduated, so good walking shoes are essential. The exact time of the our and other information will be provided with the invitation.
Event 5: Social And Dinner
Venue: Mama Mia's
Date: September 19th, 2015 4:00pm
Address: 7602 W. Mequon Rd. , Mequon , , 53097
Details: The reunion events will conclude with a social and dinner in the lower level of the restaurant, located at the corner of Mequon and Wauwatosa Roads. Again there will be a cash bar and casual attire is in order. The exact price and more details will be provided with the invitation.
Class of 1980
Title: HHS Class of 1980 - 35th Reunion!
Venue: Highland House
Date: October 10th, 2015 7:00pm
RSVP By: October 1st, 2015
Address: 12741 N. Port Washington Road , Mequon , , 53092
Class of 1979
Title: Class of 1979 Class Reunion
Event 1: Class Of 1979 Class Reunion
Venue: Catch 22
Date: August 23rd, 2014 6:00pm
Address: Milwaukee Street , Milwaukee ,
Details: Part of the Restaurant/Bar will be corded off for our class. Beverages and food will be on your own. There are great hotels near by if you chose to stay downtown. The first HHS Football game of the season is August 22 at HHS. You may wish to go to the game the night before our reunion.
Event 2: Class Of 1979 Class Reunion
Venue: Catch 22
Date: August 23rd, 2014 6:00pm
Address: Milwaukee Street , Milwaukee ,
Details: Food and drink are on your own! Please make sure to share with with our classmates! Please let me know if you have any questions! Kathy Sewell-Jensen sewellaw@yahoo.com
Class of 1994
Title: Class of 1994
Venue: TBD
Date: June 28th, 2014 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Details: Trying to see if people are interested in a 20 year reunion.
Class of 1984
Title: Class of 1984-30th Reunion
Venue: Libby Montana's
Date: October 4th, 2014
Details: Save the date for the class of 1984 to celebrate 30 years since graduating from Homestead. We are in the beginning phases of planning for October 4th at Libby Montana's in Mequon on Donges Bay Rd. (10 year reunion site). We plan on having the cost be under $50 per person with a fun and casual atmosphere. Hearty appetizers, beverages and live entertainment. Please email at HHS1984Reunion@wi.rr.com if you plan on attending. We would like to get an idea as to how many to plan for to finalize the budget. Spread the word as we are not sending anything in the mail. Updates to follow.
All Classes
Title: Class of 1993 Reunion 20 years!
Venue: Milwaukee Athletic Club
Date: November 30th, 2013 7:00pm
(ending November 30th, 2013)
Details: Reunion Details – Main Event
Venue: The Mac (758 N. Broadway St., Milwaukee, WI 53202)
Date: November 30, 2013
Time: 7:00pm – ?
Current Ticket Price: $65 per person
Attire: Casual Cocktail

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We’re excited to see you all in November!
Your Reunion Planning Committee
All Classes
Title: Class of 1993 20th Reunion
Event: 20th Reunion Class Of 93
Venue: Somewhere Great in Milwaukee
Date: November 26th, 2013
(ending November 29th, 2013)
RSVP By: October 25th, 2013
Tickets By: October 25th, 2013
Details: We are planning the reunion over the Thanksgiving Holiday. We are still working out the details, but know that we plan to get together on that weekend. Please email me contact information at: gretchenb@montanaacademy.com

Gretchen (Young) Boyer
Class of 1973
Title: HHS '73 40th Reunion
Venue: Undetermined
Date: June 7th, 2013 6:30pm
(ending June 9th, 2013 3:00pm)
Details: ~IMPORTANT UPDATE~
~CHANGE OF LOCATION FOR FRIDAY NIGHT~

Attention HHS Class Of '73 Classmates!

It's time for the HHS Class of '73 40th Reunion!

When? - Friday, Saturday, Sunday, June 7, 8, 9, 2013

Where? UPDATED
- UPDATED - Friday Night, 6-7-13 at 6:30p (or earlier if you'd like) Cash Bar Meet &
Greet - Casual Dress - The Nines' Restaurant at the River Club Of Mequon - 12400 North Ville du Parc Drive - Mequon, WI 53092 (262) 242-1400
https://www.riverclubofmequon.com/ or http://www.riverclubofmequon.com/Dining.aspx (It's the old River Oaks CC/Ville du Parc CC/Mequon CC) It's off Freistadt Rd., or Fieldwood Rd., South of Highland Road.

- Saturday, 6-8-13, LionFest Thiensville Village Park at 6pm!
http://www.e-clubhouse.org/sites/thiensville/

- Sunday, 6-9-13, 11:30a Dutch Treat Beverages & Lunch at Libby Montana,
5616 W Donges Bay Rd Mequon, WI 53092 (262) 242-2232
http://www.libby-montana.com/

Bring your party money and be there!
Class of 1988
Title: 25th High School Reunion
Event: Class Of 88 25th High School Reunion
Venue: Libby Montana Bar and Grill
Date: June 28th, 2013 6:00pm
(ending June 28th, 2013)
RSVP By: June 25th, 2013
Address: 5616 W. Donges Bay Rd. , Mequon , , 53551
Details: This is an informal social event. Volleyball will be available for those who are interested.

Saturday at 9:45 anyone who is interested in being in the Family Fun Before the Fourth Parade can join us at the Weyenburg Library (wear HHS attire) and afterwards we will have a day long family picnic at Thiensville Park. Bring your own food and drinks or purchase some there.
Class of 2003
Title: Class of 2003 10 Year Reunion
Venue: Undetermined
Date: October 26th, 2013
Details: The class of 2003 is planning our 10 year reunion! If you'd like to be involved or know more details, search for our group on Facebook - "HHS Class of 2003 10 Year Reunion" or contact me for information. Event will be held the weekend of October 26th, 2013.
Class of 1988
Title: 25 year class reunion (1988)
Venue: Undetermined
Date: June 29th, 2013
Class of 1988
Title: HHS Class of 1988--25 Year Reunion
Venue: TBD
Date: June 29th, 2013
Details: Posted Feb 14, 2013 Sign up on the class website and invite other classmates to join: http://1988hhs.com/ Planning is underway. If you would like to help plan the event, join us on Facebook (Homestead class of 1988) or contact Paul Buzzell at pbuzzell@johnsonlevel.com
Class of 1983
Title: 30th Class Reunion
Venue: Ozaukee Country Club
Date: August 10th, 2013
Class of 1972
Title: July 13 and 14 events
Venue: Hey Friends in Class of '72, - - Who's coming? - We're all set and reserved for Friday and Saturday events. Looking forward to seeing you! Please RSVP to my email - annspaulding@earthlink.net - - Friday, July 13 - Drop in from 5 pm on.... - Highland
Date: Undetermined
Class of 1972
Title: Friday and Saturday events
Venue: Hey Friends in Class of '72,We're all set and reserved for Friday and Saturday events. Looking forward to seeing you!Friday, July 13 Drop in from 5 pm on....Highland House - they are reserving a big table and some additional room for us!262- 243-5844 Sa
Date: July 13th, 2012
Class of 1972
Title: Impromptu Reunion
Venue: Thiensville Park - Lions Club Picnic. June 8-10 --
Date: June 9th, 2012
Details: Picnic is friday, sat, and sunday. official impromptu day is saturday the 9th....
Class of 1977
Title: HHS class of 1977 35th class reunion
Venue: Libby Montana's - 5616 W. Donges Bay Road - Mequon, WI 53092
Date: July 28th, 2012
Details: Pre-party Friday July 27th at 7:00 P.M. The Highland House 12741 North Port Washington Road Mequon, WI 53092
Class of 1966
Title: 45 Year Class Reunion
Venue: Shully's in Thiensville - 146 Green Bay Rd.
Date: August 22nd, 2011
Details: We will gather somewhere Friday August 21 as well. Details will be sent via email and in some kind of mailing in early spring.
All Classes
Title: Homestead High School Alumni Basketball Game & Networking Event
Venue: Homestead High School Main Gym - 5000 W Mequon Rd - Mequon, WI 53092-2044 - (262) 238-5900
Date: November 27th, 2010
Class of 1985
Title: Class of 1985 25th Anniversary!!!
Venue: To be determined
Date: July 31st, 2010
Details: The 2010, 25th Anniversary will be held during the weekend of July 30-31. There will be a casual evening function on the evening of the 30th at a local bar and grille. On the 31st, there will be a tour of the high school and then a casual dinner that evening. More details to follow . . . Contact Jack Lanier at (414) 731-4200 or wjlanier@gmail.com for more information (or to volunteer!)
Class of 1980
Title: Class of 1980 30 Year Reunion
Venue: Shully's in Theinsville.
Date: October 2nd, 2010
Details: Homestead's Class of 1980's reunion will take place the weekend of October 1st and 2nd, 2010! Starting Friday night, we'll meet at the Homestead Football Game, followed by a party at Libby Montana's at 5616 Dongest Bay Road. Saturday there is a meet the teachers and school tour followed by a casual reunion event at Shully's in Theinsville - 146 Green Bay Road. you can also email me at the email address noted here.
All Classes
Title: Alumni gathering afater Homecoming
Venue: Homecoming weekend - 4pm - Homecoming parade through Main Street in Thiensville (goes from Freistadt Rd. to the high school) - good gathering spots anywhere along Main Street - the class of '69 is gathering at Schmit- Ford to watch. Following the parade,
Date: October 9th, 2009
Details: This is the celebration of the 50th aniversary of Homestead High. Monday September 14 - commemoration of the first day of school fifty years later - in the James Barr Auditorium at HHS - in the evening - time frame around 6-8pm. There will be speakers, a slide show, possibility of school tours, cake and punch, unveiling of a commemorative painting, and some other surprises. *The class of '62 members attending are honored guests. Friday October 9 Homecoming weekend - 4pm - Homecoming parade through Main Street in Thiensville (goes from Freistadt Rd. to the high school) - good gathering spots anywhere along Main Street - the class of '69 is gathering at Schmit- Ford to watch. Following the parade, an alumni gathering in the HHS cafeteria. Football game starts at 7pm. Saturday October 10 - Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony at 6pm in the HHS cafeteria. The Homecoming Dance is in the fieldhouse that evening. Tours of the school could be conducted Saturday afternoon. Sunday December 13 - Open House fifty years after the first open house - High school open to the public that afternoon for tours, mini-concerts, etc.
Class of 1974
Title: Class of '74 helps celebrate HHS 50th Anniversary
Venue: HHS is celebrating it's 50th Anniversary this year. - Parade 4:30, Alumni gathering following the parade in the cafeteria, Game 7pm
Date: October 9th, 2010
Details: Anyone interested in planning an event associated with this? Perhaps a tailgate party before the game? (School property - NO ALCOHOL - come on you can have fun without booze can't you?) Perhaps we could have a float? A dinner Friday evening somewhere? Am willling to help plan if others are. contact me asap if interested
Class of 1994
Title: 15 year reunion
Venue: shully's in thiensville
Date: August 15th, 2009
Details: invitations going out soon! Please email homestead94@gmail.com to get on the list
Class of 1989
Title: Class of 1989 20-Year Reunion
Venue: North Shore Country Club - 3100 W. Country Club Lane - Mequon
Date: June 27th, 2009
Details: Please see attached invitation below for more information
Class of 1969
Title: 40th Reunion
Venue: Brew City, Mequon WI - Firday Oct 9 is HHS Homecoming - parade, tailgate party and game. We're thinking of a 'hang out' party after the game. Confirmation & location to follow
Date: October 10th, 2009
Details: TBA
Class of 1994
Title: Class of '94 15 year Reunion
Venue: don't know yet, still planning, date has not been set
Date: September 1st, 2009
Details: you can also find out info on our facebook group http://www.new.facebook.com/group.php?gid=26521703865
Class of 1998
Title: Class of 1998 10-Year Reunion
Venue: TBD
Date: November 29th, 2008
Details: Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 29, 2008 for the class of '98 10-year reunion! Please log on to www.homestead1998.com and register so we have your contact information!

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