South Shore High School
Chicago, Illinois
Class of June 1959


Our 60th Reunion was held on Sunday, August 252019, from 11:00 am till 3:00 pm! Great food! And yes, great company too, from far corners: Maryland, California, and...Chicago! To see the photos, click 60th Reunion.

Our 75th Birthday Bash was held on Sunday, September 18, 2016, from 11:30 am till we couldn't figure out how to squeeze any more food into us and had all talked ourselves silly! Of course great food! And of course excellent company! A fab, fun occasion! To see the photos, click 75th Birthday Bash.

Our 55th Reunion was held on Sunday, July 13, 2014, from 3:00 pm till they folded up the tables and sidewalks! Great food again! And of course great company! An absolutely wonderful occasion! To see the photos, click 55th Reunion.

Our 70th Birthday Bash was held on Sunday, July 10, 2011, from 3:00 pm till very very late! Great food! Great company! Classmates came in from California, Arizona, Maryland, Texas, Ohio, Canada, Israel, and...yes...Chicago to celebrate. A good time was had by all!To see the photos, click 70th Birthday Bash.

50th Reunion Events

The fab 50th Reunion for the SSHS Class of 1959 was held on August 28, 29, and 30, 2009.

To see photos of the festivities, click photos.

To see comments from your fellow classmates, click Reunion Comments.

Our Reunion Book with biographies and photos of classmates got rave reviews! To see the comments or to ask for a book to be sent right to your very doorstep, click Reunion Book.

Photos from our mini-reunions:

Scottsdale, AZ - March 3, 2013
Scottsdale, AZ - March 4, 2012
Chicago, IL - December 4, 2011
Chicago, IL - December 2, 2010
Chicago, IL - June 10, 2010
Scottsdale, AZ - March 7, 2010
Chicago, IL - December 1, 2009
Washington, DC - November 29, 2009
Sleepy Hollow, IL - June 12, 2009
Chicago, IL - March 26, 2009
Houston, TX - May 11, 2008
Chicago, IL - April 27, 2008
Scottsdale, AZ - March 9, 2008
San Francisco, CA - February 24, 2008
Washington, DC - January 20, 2008
Los Angeles, CA - November 24, 2007
Chicago, IL - May 5, 2007

At our Reunion, we had great events for you, including:

a Friday evening get-together at A New Leaf, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm

a Saturday tour of South Shore High School, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

a Saturday evening dinner party at Maggiano's Little Italy, 6:30 pm

Sunday grammar school get-togethers at The Buckingham, starting at 9:45 am

Many of you also enjoyed:

architectural tours of Chicago

a trip to Millennium Park

visits to museums and the re-developed Navy Pier

the Modern Wing at the Art Institute

 This just in...

Mini-Reunion in Arizona
Classmates got together to enjoy a barbecue. See the photos on our MiniReunion page.

Attention Bryn Mawr grads!
Gene Cohen sent us photos of the 6th and 7th grades at Bryn Mawr - supplying the missing other half of a very large class. See More Photos.

Our school's birthday
We're not the only ones celebrating a significant birthday - our school is too! See what Roy Benedict found out when he inherited Marie Albright's filing cabinet. More >>

New comments! Stuart Patinkin reflects on age and time, Linda Nimz Ryan remembers surviving trig with Debbie Davidson Lange, and Norm Leaf has some thoughts about our school days. See our Comments page.

Our Tide graduation photos are on the web. Look for Graduation Photos under the Classmates item.

The Amazing Classmate Search
Do you want to get in touch with a friend from waaaaay back? Check the Classmates page. More >>

Other SSHS Reunions
See them all on our Links page. Lots of great photos!


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