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SHORTRIDGE PTSA SPRING FUNDRAISER FAST APPROACHING -- ALUMNI ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND!
SHORTRIDGE GLOBAL GALA -
SATURDAY, APRIL 21st
Place: Basile Opera Center, 4011 N. Pennsylvania Street (forner Greek Orthodox Church)
PTSA is planning a fun evening of music, food, dancing, and silent auction/raffle.
Ticket sale proceeds to be used to support students and teachers by paying for field trips, classroom supplies, and other miscellaneous non-budgeted activities..
For tickets and more information, contact Alison Perkins, firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone: (317)242-9542. Food sponsors encouraged and welcome.
MAKE A NOTE OF THE DATE CHANGE
- AUGUST 18, 2018 -
DUE TO MAJOR RENOVATION AND CONSTRUCTION CURRENTLY UNDERWAY AT SHORTRIDGE, THE JUNE 2nd ANNUAL MEETING, HALL OF FAME INDUCTION, AND OPEN HOUSE LUNCHEON WILL BE POSTPONED UNTIL AUGUST 18!
CIRCLE THE NEW DATE ON YOUR CALENDAR!
You'll want to come see the "New" changes around the building on AUGUST 18th. The fall semester at Shortridge, which begins August 6th, will welcome 1,500+ students to the school with the realignment of the entire IPS high school district.
SEVERAL REASONS TO CELEBRATE THAT DAY:
**SHS Hall of Fame. Welcome 5 new alumni; namely:
~Ensign William Robinson Evans, Jr., Class of 1936*
~H. Roll McLaughlin, Class of 1941*
~Charles "Binkey" Brown, Class of 1954
~Jeffrey Cheung, Class of 1968
~Steven Isenberg, MD, Class of 1968
Family and friends of the honorees are welcome to attend.
**We'll also help the CLASS OF 1968 celebrate their 50-year Class Reunion with memories of the '68 Blue Devils' basketball team's one-and-only rise to the State ISHAA basketball finals. Special memories as chronicled by Michael Edgar Myers.
**Annual Meeting of the Alumni Association; board of directors elections for President, VP Marketing & Development/Fund Raising, Corresponding/Financial Secretary, Recording Secretary; Board Members-at-Large: Decade Representatives for the '30s/ '40s, '80s, 2000s. All SHS alumni are eligible to serve on the Board; prerequisite for a Board position: being a current paid member of the Shortridge Alumni Association. If interested in running for a Board position, send an email to: email@example.com
**Catered Luncheon --
Prepaid Reservation REQUIRED!! Complete your luncheon reservation form that will arrive in your email under separate cover. Reduced luncheon price for current SAA paid membership.
The annual All-Classes Reunion, sponsored by the Shortridge Alumni Association (SAA), welcome ALL alumni from any class, especially those classes with specialty anniversaries; e.g. 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60+. But, everyone from ANY class is welcome and encouraged to attend for our annual school open house.
**AUTHORS & ARTISTS:
We'd like to invite alumni authors/artists to attend; bring your books to sell/sign. Artists are encouraged to bring your art pieces to display/sell. For those interested, please respond by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 317.694.8736 to discuss arrangements.
11:00a - SAA Annual Meeting (location TBD) - all alumni welcome to attend
(Update from Principal Shane O'Day re. the "new" Shortridge programs and success of current scholars.)
12:30p - Hall of Fame Induction ceremony & Class of '68 Recognition. Special guest speaker: Michael Edgar Myers
1:45p - Catered Luncheon (cafeteria)
prepaid reservation REQUIRED)
- reservation form forthcoming under separate cover
2:45p - School Tours
4:00p - Departure
ALL CLASSES are encouraged to attend. But this year, let's celebrate with the alumni from the
Class of 1968 and the Blue Devils basketball team. Pass the word, contact your alumni classmates, and reunite with some old friends; join us for a fun-filled afternoon.
For those unable to attend, kindly consider a donation or sponsorship level to the
Shortridge Legacy Scholarship Fund
(those options will be available on the luncheon reservation form). The current scholars are OUTSTANDING and have been accepted to many of the leading colleges and universities across the country. Help us to help them! Support our scholarship efforts -- all donations large and small are welcome. The
SAA is a 501-c-3 non-profit organization.
It's going to be a busy but fun-filled day...come join us on AUGUST 18, 2018!
SHORTRIDGE GOLF SCRAMBLE: JUNE 9TH, RIVERSIDE GOLF COURSE.
Entry: $75/golfer, $300/foursome. Includes green fees, cart, lunch, and prizes.
The Booster Club is currently soliciting hole and food sponsors.