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Past Reunions:

Portage Northern Class of 1972 50th Reunion
Location: Sheraton Four Points
Details: Please send me your mailing address if you wish to get information about the upcoming reunion. We sill send out info by June 27, 2022.
When: Friday, August 12th, 2022 (multiple event dates, click here for full details)
Invited Classes: 1972
Event Details
50th Reunion - Portage Northern High School class of '72
Location: Four Points Sheraton
Details: ARE YOU READY?  Or the more important question is:  ARE YOU COMING TO THE PNHS CLASS OF 1972 50th REUNION?  What's the buzz, you ask?  Well, here is the initial schedule with more details to come.  The dates are Friday, August 12 - Saturday, August 13, 2022. 

Friday, August 12, 1:30 p.m. - A tour of good ol'...and new...Portage Northern High School, led by Principal Jim French. This is a FREE event, open to all, even if you choose not to attend any other event.  

We are hoping to add some activities during the day on Saturday, August 13. We are looking for volunteers to coordinate activities like trips to the Air Zoo, Gilmore Car Museum, Kalamazoo Institute of Art, golf outing, hike, beer tours, or other local activities or attractions. Any costs associated with these activities are on your own.
The main events:Friday, August 12, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. - After dinner on your own, a gathering will be held at the home of Steff Rapacz Goldsberry.  This is a chance to informally reconnect with classmates. Snacks, beer, wine, soft drinks, bottled water will be provided.
Saturday, August 13, 6 p.m. to 12 midnight: cocktail hour, buffet dinner, entertainment, dancing, and special door prizes at the Four Points by Sheraton in Kalamazoo. Dress is casual.
The total cost for these two events is just $19.72 per person!!  That’s right, whether you attend just Friday night, just Saturday night, or both nights, you pay a total of $19.72 per person. You read correctly: Thanks to a generous donation from an anonymous classmate, we are able to offer you the opportunity to attend our 50th, and possibly last reunion, at an incredibly low cost. Details for payment, addresses and everything else will be forthcoming as this grand final reunion evolves.  But please know that reservations will close on July 1st. 
A block of rooms at the Four Points by Sheraton is still available; here's the link: you plan to attend and haven't already, please let Judy Sagara know at  Please share this with any classmates whom you're still in contact with.See you in August!
When: Friday, August 12th, 2022 (multiple event dates, click here for full details)
Invited Classes: 1972
Event Details
Class of 2002 Reunion
Location: Revel and Roll
Details: Tickets may be purchased
When: Saturday, June 25th, 2022
Invited Classes: 2002
Event Details
Class of 1970 - 50th Year Reunion
Location: Hayloft Theater at Portage Creek Bicentennial Park
Details: Please email Dyan (Vessel) Laphan with your contact information so we can update our class records: The Hayloft Theater has seating for 120. If you planning to attend, please also RSVP. If you are on Facebook, check out our groups: Portage Northern High School - Class of 1970 and 1970 Portage Northern High School Class of 1970 Reunion.
When: Saturday, July 11th, 2020 (multiple event dates, click here for full details)
Invited Classes: 1970
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1969 50 year reunion
Details: Tour of Northern Thursday, golf Friday and evening drop in, Saturday buffet dinner
When: Thursday, July 18th, 2019 (multiple event dates, click here for full details)
Invited Classes: 1969
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1967 Class - Class Reunion
Location: Engels Farms
Details: Save the date! More info to follow.
When: Saturday, July 29th, 2017
Invited Classes: 1967
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Class of 1995 20 Year Reunion
Location: Niko's Landing

JUNE 26, 27 & 28

Yes, that's right! All weekend we have optional informal events for you alumni to choose to attend as well as Saturday evening's main event at Niko's Landing Banquet Center. We've included information below for each event. If some info isn't listed on here yet, it will be soon! :)


Friday 26th: Party @ Brad Leversee's! Begins @ 5pm. 18480 Marcellus Rd., Three Rivers, MI 49093 Bring a dish to pass, beer supplied. Beautiful property, plenty of room, about 20 minutes +/-from I-94. More details to come or just ask! :)

Saturday 27th:

10am PNHS Tour of the High School. Want to join us for quite literally a walk down memory lane? Come see the changes made to the school and see what hasn't changed.
Following the tour, we've added an informal picnic from 11-2 at Oshtemo Township Park, 7275 West Main St., Kalamazoo, 49009. Bring your own food if you wish! There is a baseball field, basketball & tennis courts, playground, pavillions, restrooms, walking paths and a disc golf course.

6pm-12 midnight is the main event dinner at Niko's Landing, 5852 Kings Highway, Kalamazoo, 49048. A beautiful venue on the banks of Kalamazoo River with an excellent dinner menu, including dessert and a cash bar. Cost is $45 per ticket. Please see the DONATIONS tab on the right for how to help donate towards ticket costs for fellow alumni.

Sunday 28th: Bell's Brewery 3pm-7pm
When: Saturday, June 27th, 2015
Invited Classes: 1995
Event Details
Class of '94 Reunion
Location: The Loft
When: Saturday, August 2nd, 2014
Invited Classes: 1994
Event Details
Class of 1969-45 year reunion
Location: Golf/Drop in/Dinner-Grill House/Picnic?????
Details: Fri. 9am-Golf at the Prairies. 18 holes w/cart $25 -269-343-3906
Fri. 7pm-Wayside Drop-in. 3406 Stadium Dr. -269-375-1930
Sat. 5 pm-the Grill House Downstairs, 1071 M 40, Allegan MI.
Sunday....park or somewhere...picnic?
When: Friday, July 18th, 2014 (multiple event dates, click here for full details)
Invited Classes: All Classes
Event Details
Class of 1983 - 30 Year Reunion
Location: The Birches
Details: Appetizers, beer & pop provided plus D.J. and cash bar.

Please RSVP to Kathy Bruce Irwin. RSVP may be be sent via US mail - 2205 W. Osterhout, Portage, MI 49024, by email or by telephone (269) 377-8424.

Hope to see you later this summer :)
When: Saturday, July 20th, 2013
Invited Classes: 1983
Event Details
Class Reunion 1973
Location: West Ballroom, WMU Bernhard Center at 6 PM.
Details: Contact Dennis Jokela 269-544-9052, or Bonnie Sherman, or Jeff Linda Bloom with your contact information. It will be great. We are working on the details, here is one advance detail. PNHS GOLF OUTING Location: Indian Run Golf Club Format: 18 Hole Scramble Time: 9am Saturday 9/28/13 Cost: $35/person including 18holes with cart and lunch If you are a golfer include your expected 18 hole score or handicap. This event is a FUN scramble so everyone including non-golfers are welcome! Contact: Scott Tindall 269 649-2092
When: Saturday, September 28th, 2013
Invited Classes: 1973
Event Details
PNHS Class of 1993 20 year reunion
Location: University Roadhouse - 1332 W Michigan Ave - Kalamazoo, MI
Details: Advanced ticket purchase is taking place now. Please contact a committee member for details on how to purchase tickets. There will also be a school tour at 1:00 on Saturday, July 20th and we are working on having a family event on Sunday as well.
When: Saturday, July 20th, 2013
Invited Classes: 1993
Event Details
PNHS 1972 Gathering
Location: Wayside West - Stadium Drive - Kalamazoo
Details: RSVP and $10 to Nancy Shafer 6344 Thistlewood ave Scotts Michigan 48088 by 10/5/2012 $10 to cover appetirzers. There will be a cash bar.
When: Friday, October 12th, 2012
Invited Classes: 1972
Event Details
2012 Reunion updat as of June 18 2012
Location: Main St Pub Westnedge location
Details: Call me 231=557-2886 for any help you can offer the night of the event
When: Saturday, July 7th, 2012
Invited Classes: 1982
Event Details
class reunion for 1982
Location: Lamplighter Inn Kalamazoo MI dinner and music included in price. Cash bar at good prices.$40 per couple $30 if single. Need help in finding classmates call or email.231_557_2886 or danolvitt at Facebook or muskegontrucker@ set your calanders thi
Details: Looking for all helpers please!!!
When: Saturday, July 7th, 2012
Invited Classes: 1982
Event Details
Kalamazoo Nature Center
Location: 700 N Westnedge Ave / Kalamazoo, MI
Details: If you prefer bird watching to “birdies”, join us for a self-guided tour at the Nature Center led by former volunteer Jenny Heitman Gamblin.
When: Saturday, July 30th, 2011
Invited Classes: 1981
Event Details
Main Street Pub Night
Location: Main Street Pub 7509 S Westnedge / Portage, MI
Details: Self-Funded 7509 S Westnedge / Portage, MI Join us for a casual evening out. Whether this is your regular watering hole or you have just landed, this is an opportunity to join the group for a casual drink and some shared memories. Please plan to pay for your own drinks and beverages. South Westnedge location
When: Thursday, July 28th, 2011
Invited Classes: 1981
Event Details
PNHS School Tour
Location: Portage Northern High School - 1000 Idaho Street / Portage, MI
Details: Kick off the weekend by haunting the halls we once walked almost every day. The building has undergone major renovations, including a new cafeteria. Join us as we rediscover key meeting points like the trophy case and the tunnel to the Igloo Gym.
When: Thursday, July 28th, 2011
Invited Classes: 1981
Event Details
30th Reunion - Class of '81
Location: In or near Portage MI
Details: We are finalizing details but wanted to post a Save The Date here. As we firm up plans, we will share additional details. Feel free to share with classmates
When: Saturday, July 30th, 2011
Invited Classes: 1981
Event Details
Reunion Coming Soon
Location: The day and time is not set in stone yet. Still working on everything. Just needed to put in a day to post this. Still searching for a venue and everything.
Details: I need help to plan this for us. If you can help out in any way call me. 616-212-4252 - 616-212-1698. Keep checking here for more updates.
When: Friday, June 24th, 2011
Invited Classes: 1998
Event Details
30 year reunion
Location: looking for a good place to hold event 200-300 capacity and drinks at a bar
Details: 40 per couple or 30 for single person I am in need of a yearbook to track all classmates
When: Saturday, July 7th, 2012
Invited Classes: 1982
Event Details
35th Reunion Class of '76
Location: To Be Determined
Details: Class of '76, save the weekend of June 24 - 26, 2011 for our 35th Reunion. Details will follow as the committee gets together to plan. Everyone is welcome to be part of the committee. Contact Cathy Doane Tucci at if you are interested.
When: Friday, June 24th, 2011
Invited Classes: 1976
Event Details
20 Year Reunion
Location: Main Street Pub of Vicksburg Vicksburg, Michigan 49097
Details: There will be food and drinks available for purchase at the time of the reunion.
When: Saturday, July 31st, 2010
Invited Classes: 1990
Event Details
45th Reunion Summer of 2011
Location: In process of planning, date, time and location.
When: Undetermined
Invited Classes: 1966
Event Details
PNHS Class of 1974 35th Reunion
Location: Fetzer Center on WMU's campus. - - There is also a Friday evening mixer/social, - Saturday morning golf outing and a Sunday breakfast.
Details: Please go to our official Class Reunion Website to get details on the events planned for the weekend, directions, lodging info., menu choices for dinner, and more. If you have not received an invitation, you will need to fill out the Information Update on the website so we have a current mailing address for you. RSVP's due by July 1, 2009. www,
When: Saturday, August 1st, 2009
Invited Classes: 1974
Event Details
Class Reunion Planned
Location: Pine West
Details: The price is $55.00 for Alumni and $105.00 for Alumni and guest. Please visit or website, for further details and how to pay. I hope to see everyone there! If you have any questions...please feel free to email me! Matt Malone and Shelah Holt (Davis) are the co-chairs for this event. Whitney Brundage and myself are the R.S.V.P and send invitations out committee!
When: Saturday, August 15th, 2009
Invited Classes: 1989
Event Details
40 Year Reunion
Location: At the Barn behind the Blackhawk in Richland. Dinner, horseshoes volleyball, patios inside and outside. Casual attire. email me at
Details: Friday 10am golf at the Prairies Friday 7pm Wayside meet and greet Sunday 12-4 at the Lake-Susan Kay Ryan's house
When: Saturday, July 25th, 2009
Invited Classes: 1969
Event Details
40 Year Reunion
Location: The Barn at the Blackhawk in Richland. Horshoes, volleyball, just hanging out and talking, music
Details: 7/24 golf at 10am at the Prairies $26 for 18 holes and a cartr. 7/24 at 7pm upstairs at Wayside-meet and greet. Sunday 12-4 at Susan Kay Ryan.
When: Saturday, July 25th, 2009
Invited Classes: 1969
Event Details
10 year reunion
Location: Kalamazoo
Details: YOUR INVITED! The Portage Northern High School Class of 1999 Ten Year Reunion Saturday September 19th 2009 7pm to 10pm At the Skydeck, above Monaco Bay Downtown Kalamazoo Hosted by; Koti Post Experience Kalamazoo's most unique outdoor special events location. Situated on the top of the Rosenbaum Building, the Skydeck provides a superior destination for our class reunion! Enjoy pristine views of downtown and beyond from six floors up. Bask in glorious sunshine and simmer under the stars. This will be an event to remember! Ticket price will include this amazing location, music, appetizers and free admission to the Wild Bull Saloon and Monaco Bay. A full cash bar is also available! Buy your tickets now and save! For the month of April tickets will be $45 May thru mid August tickets will be $55 After August 19th tickets will be $65 Please mail your ticket orders to; Koti Post 3028 Nichols rd Kalamazoo, MI 49004 Or order your tickets thru pay pal (coming soon) Please include the names of both you and your guest *We want to set up this weekend to be as inviting to as many people as possible. Therefore we have picked a weekend that PNHS has a home football game. This Friday night game will make for a great place to bring your guest and/or your family and kids! I am working with PNHS to have a reserved section for our alumni so we can enjoy the game together. Also I would love it if we could work on getting money donations to help off set the price for those who can not afford Saturday night reunion tickets. If you could donate money or know of someone who can please let us know. On the flip side of that if you would like to attend the reunion, but do not have the means please email me so we can work it out for you. We would love to have as many alumni there as possible!
When: Saturday, September 19th, 2009
Invited Classes: 1999
Event Details

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