Rainier Beach Class of '70

Now in 2022! The Class of '70 is turning 70!

50+2 Year Reunion

Reunion Details

Reunion Celebration

Meridian Valley Country Club
24830 136th Avenue Southeast
Kent, WA 98042
Saturday, September 17, 2022
5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Other Info
Hearty Appetizers Buffet
No-Host Bar
Guests Welcome
Attire: Evening Casual
Classmate $105.00 Reunion price increases September 6, 2022. Online reservations end midnight September 13, 2022. Price increases at the door.




Committee Welcome

Committee Welcome

Here are some last minute details for our Reunion.
  1. LOCATION:  Meridian Valley Country Club 24830 Ave SE Street, Kent, Washington 98042.  
    • When arriving at the Guard Gate you must stop and let the guard know you are attending the Rainier Beach High School Reunion at the Clubhouse.
    • Drive straight from the guard gate to the Stop Sign, then take a Right. 
    • Follow the road about a long block, and take a Left at the first road, there will be a sign for MVCC as you turn.
    • Proceed on that road to the MVCC parking lot.
    • Please drop off passengers with limited mobility at the front door before parking.  Individuals with limited mobility who are driving alone, please park in the handicapped spaces or let our parking lot greeters know that you need a ride from your parked car to the entrance.
    • Classmates arrive and register
    • Welcome Remarks
    • Class photo
    • Buffet Open
    • Happy Birthday song and celebration
    • Various presentations throughout the evening
    • Closing Remarks
    • Memorabilia Tables
    • Memorandum Display
    • Continuous loop slideshow
    • Background music from the 1960's and 1970's
    • Photo Booth
    • Buffet Tables
    • Kona Coffee provided by John Sigurdson
    • Reconnecting and catching up with our classmates
  1. NO HOST BAR:  
    • Cash or credit card accepted
    • Signature drink will be available - both alcoholic and non-alcoholic
    • Water, coffee and tea will be provided
  1. DRESS
    • Evening Casual
    • Men collared shirts

It will be FANTASTIC seeing everyone on September 17th at 5:00 PM.  Your Reunion committee has been working very hard for the last three years and are so EXCITED to host and welcome you to meet, mingle, laugh, and share stories of our years at Rainier Beach plus find out what you have been doing the past 52 years!


We have really enjoyed reconnecting with each other at our in person and zoom committee meetings, and know you will as well.

Sharon, Judy, Carolyn, Carol, Kathy, Chris, Jan, Karen, Craig J., Cheryl, Dan, Dave, Robert, Marcia, Patty, Judy C., Debbie, Joan, Stan, Craig H., Lowell, and Leanne.

FANTASTIC NEWS!!! ;IT'S REALLY HAPPENING!! ;OUR 50th HIGH SCHOOL REUNION AND OUR 70TH BIRTHDAYS!! ;GROOVY!!! ;When you say? ;Saturday, September 17th 2022!! ;Where you say? ;At Meridian Valley Country Club in Kent, Washington. ;Time you say? ;5PM - 9PM. ;How you say? ;Go to ;www.varsityreunions.com ; Why you say? ;It is an opportunity to reconnect and share stories and memories and celebrate US! You will be missed if you don't attend. ;Please don't miss this once in a lifetime event! ;It's a happening! ;As the kids would say don't have FOMO (Fear of Missing Out). ;It truly will be a 70's celebration!!

Your Rainier Beach Class of 1970 Reunion Committee

Found Classmates

Found Classmates

Marla McMillan
Victoria McNary
Susan Owen
Stan (Buddy) Thompson
Jan Wotton Lawrence
Lost Classmates

Lost Classmates

Varsity Reunions and your committee have been hard at work locating your classmates. The people listed below have either not been found or their last address has not been verified. If you can help locate these alumni or their relatives, know their profession, best friend, etc., please click on the classmate.

Dave Allen
David Anderson
Bill Bahl
Pam Baker Hopkins
Nancy Balagot
Carol Bales
Gail Bateman
Arlene Bonawitz
Allen Boyer
Thomas Cannon
Loralee Capili
Dan Chapman
Steven Chmela
Christine Collins
Michael Corbell
Denise Couvion
Sidney (Kathy) Croft
Donald Douglass
Elaine Echaurre
Robert Evans
Paul Fischer
Martin Fleming
Ricky Flick
Susan Forsell
Jean France
Diane French
Katherine Gloster
Greg Grafalo
Billy Gray
Richard Grimes
Patrick Hall
Sandy Hall
Laurana Hamlin
Moreen Hamlin
Russell Hanna
Mary Hayes
Donald Heather
Donna (Robyn) Hembree
Charlie Hilf
Dan Huffman
Teacher Joanne Jackson
Sharon Johnson
David Jolly
Shari Keene
Carol Kennedy
Jack Long
Carla Lowrie
Michael McAlpin
Barry McCulley
Sara McGuinness
Eric Miller
Allen Moeller
Barbara Montgomery
Rita Morgan
Joan Nelson
Yvonne Oliney
Audrey Oreiro
Evva Otto
Cathy Payne
Janeen Pazaski
Sandra Peterson
James Ping
Judy Ping Holt
Ric Pruitt
James Radford
Carol Sack
Ricardo Saludo
Debra Scott
Joi Sicilia
James Simmons
Sharon Simon
Vicki Sonderson
Theresa Spencer
David Spicer
Lewis (Joe) Springgay
Debora Strong
Rosalyn Threet
Debbie Urick
Rolf Watness
Vickie Weiss
Victoria Williams
William (Bill) Yates


If you have a question that doesn't appear here, please feel free to contact us. Our intent is to help make your reunion experience very enjoyable.

The price is based on class size, reunion location, menu selection, etc. Keep in mind that the price you pay for your reunion ticket covers more than just your dinner. There are many other costs involved in planning a reunion such as printing, postage, decorations, name badges, entertainment, finding classmates, publicity, website, database management, reservation processing and staffing. You are buying a ticket to an event that only happens once every ten years!

Yes. We accept Visa and MasterCard for your convenience. You can use your credit card with all mail, phone, fax, or internet orders.

The normal deadline for reserving for a reunion is approximately one month prior which is stated in your reunion invitation. However, we realize that sometimes circumstances may prevent you from sending your payment by the deadline. Not a problem -- we accept phone, fax, and internet orders up to midnight the Tuesday before your reunion (additional fees apply).

Reservation confirmation will be emailed to you prior to the reunion. You must provide your email address in order to receive this notice.

First, make sure you have submitted your email address to us. Varsity Reunions and your committee rely on email to communicate with classmates. If you have submitted your email and are not receiving announcements, it could be that your ISP is blocking emails coming from Varsity Reunions. To ensure you receive the announcements, add the domain name, varsityreunions.com, to your safe sender list.

We highly recommend making a reservation prior to the night of the reunion. We can accept a limited number of people who choose to pay at the door. We accept cash and credit cards only at the door. Personal checks will not be accepted the night of the reunion.

The best way to find out who will be attending your reunion is to get the information from a committee member. Varsity Reunions regularly updates the committee on reunion attendees.

Most reunion invitations suggest semi-formal or dressy casual. The most important thing to remember is to wear something that you feel comfortable in. A good rule of thumb to follow is to dress like you would if you were attending an evening wedding.

A refund will be provided, less a cancellation fee, upon written request which must be submitted to Varsity Reunions at least 7 days prior to your reunion. See our Terms of Use for more details.

Classmate Connection

Classmate Connection is a service we provide to help you reconnect and stay in contact with your classmates. This service is free with any purchase of a Reunion Package. If you would like to access to this service please click the "Reserve Now" box and purchase a Reunion Package or Classmate Connection item.

Memento Items
Memory Book
Memory Book

The Memory Book features up-to-date contact and classmate bio information along with photos of your classmates, fun facts from your graduation year and more. Order the book and receive your copy at the reunion. For those not attending the reunion, the Memory Book will be mailed after the reunion.

$25.00 Buy
Class Photo
Class Photo

Capture the celebration! A photographer will be at your reunion to take the class picture. It's a great way to remember the event and have a record of your years together as a class. Order the photo and it will be shipped to you 4-6 weeks after the reunion.

$20.00 Buy
Classmate Connection
Classmate Connection

Why wait until the reunion to rekindle those long ago relationships? Connect with your classmates today. Use this feature to encourage a few of your classmates to join you at the reunion. The more the merrier at this party, that's for sure. Classmate Connection is free with any package purchase. If purchased separately, cost is $10.

$10.00 Buy
Advertise With Us

Reunions With Class offers a unique opportunity to market your product or service to our alumni. We work with over 25,000 alumni yearly and most of them visit our site multiple times throughout the reunion planning process giving you extended exposure. Our site also encourages past reunion participants to continue visiting our site to connect with other classmates.

In addition to online advertising, we offer advertising space in our Memory Books. This is a fantastic opportunity to reach a specific age-group or a targeted geographical area.

Online advertising rates:

Home page listing$40/month
Reunion specific listing$50 for the year
Targeted age/location listings$25/mo. per reunion or $150/mo. for ten reunions

Online plus Memory Book advertising rates (if applicable):

Website + Business card ad$50
Website + Half-page ad (5” x 4”)$125
Website + Full-page ad (5” x 8”)$200
Website + Back-cover full-color ad$300

Multiple Memory Book ads discount available

For more information please email us.

Ticket Assistance

Some funds have been set aside to contribute toward the ticket price for classmates facing a financial hardship. If you are interested in more information, please contact us.

Any assistance provided to you is anonymous.

FlexPay Payment Plan

Spread your reunion payment out over a few months and make it easy on your budget. We offer a two-payment option for your convenience. Select FlexPay when making your reservation, pay 50% now and we’ll automatically bill your credit/debit card for the balance one month prior to your reunion.

FlexPay is available up to 6 weeks prior to your reunion.

Sponsor a Classmate

Due to various circumstances, some classmates are not able to pay the full ticket price for the reunion. If you would like to help cover the cost for a classmate to be a part of the reunion celebration, your generosity is appreciated.

Your committee may also be inviting teachers to share in this special gathering. If you would like to sponsor a faculty member the committee welcomes you to participate in this way.

All contributions are anonymous to the recipient.

To make a contribution please do so on the reservation form. Donations are made in $10 increments. (Donations are not tax deductible.)

Funds will be used to assist your classmates or faculty attend your reunion. If any funds remain, they will be forwarded on to the committee to reimburse unmet expenses.


We will have a memorabilia display at our reunion and invite you to share your old photos, cheer uniforms, sports uniforms, school newspapers, or any other bits of nostalgia that will carry us back to 1970. 

If you have items to share for the evening, please email Carolyn Locke McLellan to coordinate.


Stay tuned...We hope to organize some additional fun activities for our reunion weekend! A school tour  and Sunday afternoon gathering are possibilities. Once details are firm, we'll post them here on our homepage and on our Facebook group.

Make Your Reservation

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Online reservations for this reunion are CLOSED, but you can still attend the reunion. Call us to make a phone reservation or pay at the door. We accept Visa, MasterCard and cash at the event. See you at the reunion!


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