What brings us all together to share memories, laugh, cry and see classmates that we haven’t seen for years? REUNIONS!

Come to this page for the latest information on reunions – and be sure to send us your information to post by emailing us at info@DesMoinesEHSAlumni.com.

Class of 1947 – 70th Class Reunion

For the January & June 1947 classes. A lunch format will be held at Tursi’s Latin King Restaurant, 2200 Hubbell Avenue, Des Moines on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Do you have a change of mailing or email address? Please let Bev Shelton know at Bev47tennis@aol.com or 515-278-1463

Class of 1951 – Get Togethers

There isn’t a big reunion planned this year but the class does get together twice a year at Hilltop Restaurant at E. 29th & Hubbell on the 2nd Monday of April (April 10, 2017) and the 2nd Monday of October starting at 5:30 or 6.

Class of 1957 – 60th Class Reunion

The Class of 1957 will be having their 60th reunion on May 12th and 13th. On the 13th, there will be a bus tour of the city with a box lunch at Gray’s Lake. There will also be a balloon launch to honor those who have passed away. The banquet will be that night. Questions? Contact Marvin & Cherie Morris at pamabear3255@gmail.com

As a side note, as of April 1st the Class of 1957 has given $40,000 in scholarships to the East High Endowment Fund. Amazing!!

Class of 1967 – 50th Class Reunion

It will be held on Friday, June 23, 2017. For more information, please contact Dorothy Kain Thurman at ehsclassof67@yahoo.com or 515-262-5311.

Class of 1972 – 45th Class Reunion

The Class of 1972 is having a reunion on August 19, 2017. Information will be mailed. Please submit mailing addresses to clc7257@mediacombb.net – let’s make the 4th Year a good one!

Class of 1977 – Save the Date for 40th Reunion Weekend!

August 11th and 12th, 2017
Friday, August 11th – 6 to 11:30 pm – East Side Night at the Fair
Saturday, August 12th – 6:30 to 10:30 pm – Bright Grandview Golf Course Clubhouse
Follow the event details HERE on Facebook. Questions? Contact Dawn Thorpe at 916-439-2801 or thorpe@thorpemonkdesigns.com

Class of 1982- Summer Reunion

Save the date for the weekend of August 12, 2017. We will have a reserved, air conditioned room at the Iowa State Fair on Eastside Night, Friday, August 11th. On Saturday, August 12th we will have a dinner event with a live band following at Prairie Meadows. More details to come. Please contact Kent Reed at kentreed@iowatelecom.net to provide any updated contact information so you get the latest plans!

Class of 1965  is hosting an Alumni Banquet in the Southwest for all East High Alumni in February 2018

Everyone is invited to attend the Des Moines East High School Alumni Banquet in the Southwest Feb. 12, 2018 at San Tan Flat, 6185 W. Hunt Highway, Queen Creek, AZ 85142. This is a highly rated restaurant with no stairs.  The luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. in the party room.  Everyone is invited to attend.  The class of 1965 started this and we are inviting everyone to attend. Any questions, contact Sheryljan (Crawford) Hedlund at 515-360-0416 or panorahedlund@yahoo.com  Hope to see you there.