All 2018

Auditorium Improvements

As part of producing Withrow Sounds Again, it’s necessary to make the auditorium performance ready in terms of the quality of sound and lighting. Below are recent improvements made.

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Help Purchase Spot Lights

All of the equipment and facilities necessary for producing stage shows, which was available in the 70’s is gone, and it’s now necessary to acquire it. For example, 2 powerful spotlights are necessary for proper stage lighting, and 2 new spot lights would cost over $35,000. However, past Stage Crew member Gary Beckstedt, Sr. ’69, now in Atlanta, has found 2 used spot lights that can be acquired for $6,000. Further, Gary has kicked off a spot light campaign with a donation of $500. Help us raise the money needed to purchase these lights while they’re still available by clicking HERE.

Retired Teacher’s Luncheon

Christy McTigue Backley

 

by Christy Backley ’66

As part of Withrow’s Centennial Celebration, on Saturday, September 1, 2018, the Withrow Alumni Assn. hosted over 60 retired teachers and staff. In addition, to enjoying a catered lunch, they were entertained by Withrow’s string student ensemble. (Fill in anything else you’d like to say.) A slideshow of photos from the event can be viewed by clicking HERE.

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Alumni Association to Treat Withrow Retirees

Christy McTigue Backley
by Christy Backley ’66

As part of Withrow’s Centennial Celebration during the 2018-19 school year, we’re planning a new twist on the annual retiree luncheon, and we’d like your input to help us with details. 

We want everyone to be able to see the improvements in the building and around the campus, so this year’s special celebratory luncheon will be held at Withrow. Since logistics will be simpler to manage when the school isn’t filled with students, it will take place on Saturday, September 1, 2018. And… it’s our treat! At this time, we’re simply assessing your interest. Once we have an idea of how many people are interested, we’ll start on the details. Read More →

Alumni Association Projects in 2017

By Dave Blockson
Please check out a great article by Bob Linnenberg ’63 “Withrow Tower News – The First 50 Years” by clicking HERE.
There’s still time to help Withrow with the Kroger Community Rewards Programs. Enroll Now by clicking HERE.

In 2017, Withrow Alumni Inc. (WAI) allocated Alumni resources for important improvements to the buildings and campus, for student extra curricular activities, and for teacher, staff, and student support.

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