Current Reunion Dates
11 April 06
High 1978 - Latest Update
A list of names is now in the section with a
request to get in touch with details of anyone missing from the
listing. As 29 July is already on the horizon organisers
will be updating more regularly from now on.
3 April 06
Count Down Till
Friday 7th April
Everything is now in place at Pulteneytown Parish Church for this Friday’s
reunion as Hamish Gunn and David Topping host a “Get-To-Gether” of over
sixty former associates of the one time highly popular Christian Youth
Forum, the Eight O’Clock Club.
30 March 06
Latest Update For Wick High 54-56 21 July
Latest update from Janis Paterson
List growing for the reunion venue and band booked, see who is now
confirmed and get your tickets ordered soon as date is start of
4 March 06
YOU ON THE 8 O'clock Club Reunion
Everything is now in place, as the final touches are being put to
the preparations to welcome back former members of the Eight
O'Clock Club to Pulteneytown Parish Church for a reunion
celebration on Friday April 7th at 7pm.
11 February 06
Update on the Wick High 54 - 56 Reunion – Friday 21st
Although quite a few people have
now responded to say they are attending the reunion, I’m still
hoping for a “Yes” from even more of you. Get those keyboards and
We’d also like to know which band we should be booking for
the event. I know that there is a lot of musical talent in
Caithness, but what type of music would you like to hear? Please
let me know by email or post, as soon as possible, so that we can
get the booking made.
10 February 06
Eight O'Clock Club Reunion Preparations Well
The closing date for registration for the Eight
O'Clock Club reunion is now past and some sixty folk have
indicated their intention to be there on Friday April 7th at 7pm
when the reunion will take place within Pulteneytown Parish
Church. A Praise Band has been formed for the occasion and an
interesting nostalgic programme plus a buffet supper has been
arranged. Former members of the Club are coming from all over the
country and a few who are still reside in town, have made it known
that they plan to be there.
31 January 06
High 1978 Reunion - Venue Chosen
The Thurso High School 1978
reunion will be held on Saturday 29th July 2006 at the Park Hotel,
Thurso. Timings and price of tickets to follow.
22 January 06
Wick High Reunion 54 - 56
Another reunion five years after the last one we
ran on the web site for this group. Janis Paterson has sent
in the first list to update everyone as to who has said they are
going on 21 July this year.
Thurso High School 1978 Reunion
Were you part of the 1978 intake at Thurso High School ? We are
planning a reunion for the summer of 2006. Email the
you might be interested or want to be kept posted on the details.
Ian Chawner has been in touch
A few years late for the reunion but Ian has only just found the
16 October 05
Proposed Reunion for Achreamie School
Some former pupils of Achreamie School would like to have a school
reunion next year. Would anyone who is interested contact
telephone 01847821633 mobile 07714217628
24 August 05
Wick High 54 -
Wow Here is a reunion coming round again on
Caithness.org. By 2006 it will be five years since this
group had their last big reunion. Contact Janis Paterson to
get your name down. The last one was a huge success and once
again they are holding it to coincide with Wick Gala Week.
Family Gathering 19 - 21 August 2005
180 members of the Shearer Family will be gathering
in Caithness for a three day event.
Young Farmers 60th Anniversary
If you were a member of Bower Young Farmers or know
people who were then you might be interested in this anniversary.
A dance will be held at the Weigh Inn on 28 October 2005. the
organisers are looking for any old photos and contact details for
30 June 05
High 1965 Reunion - Organisers Need To Know Final Numbers
Wick High 1965 Reunion is set for 30 July in Mackays hotel.
The photo is from the Pulteneytown Academy class of 1961. If
you have not already been in touch about the reunion there is just
about still time to get in touch. But do it now to help the
organisers get the numbers right.
17 June 05
For Eight O'Clock Club Reunion
7 April 2006 Pulteneytown Parish Church
Wick Girls Pipe Band Reunion
The Wick Girls Pipe Band will have a reunion on
Friday 17 June 2005 at 7.30pm in the Seaforth Club, Wick.
Interest in the reunion is already high and anyone interested in
attending should get in touch as soon as possible to assist the
organisers in making arrangements. It is intended to install
a memorial plaque opposite the Parish church - possibly on
the Saturday morning following. There will be photos on
display on the night. If you know of anyone who was in the
band please let them know about the reunion and tell them to get
in touch with the organisers.
Wick Girls Pipe Band Photo Section
31 March 05
Final Call For Thurso High 1960 Reunion
Thurso High Reunion - those who started S1 in 1960. The Reunion is
9 April 2005, and final numbers are needed. If you can't come but
would like to leave your contact details for another time, or for
tickets/info for this one, please email Rhona Mackenzie (Murray)
ASAP. Should be an excellent night!
Date And Place Set for Lieurary
Date:- Saturday 23rd July 2005
Lieurary School Community Centre
Cost will be set once numbers are clear so get in touch if you can
1965 Reunion Planning Gets Underway
Is this your year at Wick High School.
is now in place of names of folk who were in the year. Get
in touch with the organisers if you might be interested or want to
be kept posted on the details.
EIGHT O'CLOCK CLUB REUNION
A number of folks have indicated that
they would like to have a re-union of all former devotees of the
EIGHT O'CLOCK CLUB, a popular Interdenominational after-Church
Christian Meeting for young people, held weekly in St Andrew's
Church of Scotland (Now Pulteneytown Parish Church) Argyle Square,
Wick, Caithness in the 60's/70's. If you at one time
attended these meetings and would like to share renewed fellowship
with your former friends and if there turns out to be sufficient
interest, we are looking to the possibility of arranging such an
event in about a year's time (probably March 2006)
Caithness Reunions Message Boards
Keep in touch directly here with all the people in
your year to arrange reunions or gather names and information .
Put out notices to everyone you want to contact. Once a few
folk know it is there you will be surprised how it builds up.
Just let us know if you want a link on a reunion page to your
message board thread and we will fix it up. It's FREE
Another school reunion group is heading to run a
reunion for anyone who attended the school. If you know
anyone who went to this school contact the organisers. They
have set up a section on the message board for you to leave
messages if you want to speak to everyone at once. Or
contact them via the email address.
28 December 2004
Thurso High 1960
9 April 2005 Weigh Inn, Thurso
This group have set up their own web site for the reunion
Rhona Mackenzie - Tel: 01862 871257
Margaret Izett - Tel: 01847 893277
Sandy Mowat - Tel: 01847 894119
2 November 04
Thurso High 1977 Reunion
Reunion Party - The Past & Present Milk Board Staff - Wick
and Thurso Staff
Saturday 19 February 2005 contact Alice Kennedy 01955 603615
Re any photographs
sent for earlier reunions.
I am afraid we lost all the emails with a hard drive burn out and
pictures sent in recent months for many items and reunion pics
were among them. If you sent any please forward again and we
will try to put them on.
High 1976 Reunion - Final List Now In
The final list of those attending the Reunion is now in. 188
tickets have been sold so things are set for a great reunion in
the Weigh Inn on Friday 30 July 2004
1966 Reunion Ticket Money Now Due
The reunion is in July but organisers need to know
the numbers and have the tickets paid for.
Thurso High 1976
A reunion for Thurso high 1976 is being organised for 30 July.
Get in touch with the organiser if you want more details.
5 April 04
Dunbeath Highland Games Committee are holding a school reunion
Dunbeath School Reunion to be held August 7th 2004 starts
7.00pm at the Dunbeath Community Hall Buffet/Dance For tickets and more
information please contact
Neil Buchanan Dunbeath Shop on 01593 731217
Malcolm Mackay on 07880502794
Ian Cowie on 01593 731237
Deedie Miller 07799146887
17 February 04
High Reunion 79 - 85
Here is the full schedule for the weekend Friday
Saturday Sunday 9 - 11 April. A few folk not yet found so
here is a list of the last few if anyone knows where they are to
let them know. For those of you thinking about organising a
reunion the organiser of this one is in the USA. Sara Witten
and fellow organisers will see you all soon.
WICK HIGH REUNION 1977 DATE SET FOR
SAT 21 AUG 2004
Wick High 1966 Reunion Tickets
19 October 03
Weydale Reunion Pictures Now In
24 August 03
Barrock Public School At Lyth Reunions
Pictures Now In
19 August 03
Wick High 1950 - 55 Reunion
7 August 03
Wick High 1978 Reunion Pictures Now Going In
5 August 03
School Reunion On The Helmsdale Web Site
They hope to have the rein July 2004. just
fill in the form on the web site. for more details
1 August 03
Wick High 75 Reunion Pictures
31 July 03
Weydale Reunion Date changed
18th October 2003 instead of the 11th as the venue wasn't
available on that evening.
14 July 03
Lyth Reunion Looking For Memorabelia
Next meeting 21 July
1 July 03
Early Payment and Bus For Lyth School Reunion
Time is racing on for
Tickets have to be paid for by
please as there are expenses to be met by the organiser.
There is possibly going to be a bus arranged by a group from Wick; more
12 June 03
Wick High 1965
The class of 1965 who started Wick High School in that year are holding
two reunions this month. The first will be held in the Thistle Hotel,
Edinburgh on Saturday 21st June, 2003 at 6.30 p.m. and the second for
people who cannot travel to Edinburgh will be in the Norseman Hotel, Wick,
on Friday 27th June at 7.30 p.m. The latter is just an informal evening
where people can have a chat and a drink.The former consists of a buffet
at £25 each. We know its short notice but Donald Macleod will be in the
area from Australia and we have organised the events to coincide with his
visit. If anyone would like to attend either function they can contact me
email@example.com or Telephone Alan Mackenzie on
See Also Message Board Message From Julie
9 June 03
Latest Updates For Thurso High 79 -
Updates to who is now attending and names on a photograph
8 June 03
Wick High School Reunion 1977
Mandy Scudder (nee Miller) sets a another
reunion rolling. The date is set for 21 August 2004 in Mackays
Hotel. Send in your old school photos for the new section in the run
up to the date. If you would like to send in a story about your
school days we will add it to the section. Keep up with old friends
Message Board Reunion page set going by Mandy
24 May 03
Thurso High 1983 - Yes It's
The venue is the Weigh Inn in Thurso on 12th July 2003, buffet, price of
tickets not yet decided, partners welcome to attend.
21 April 03
Thurso High 79 - 85 Reunion Updates
A class photo is also now in place. Anyone know all
15 April 03
Lyth School Reunion More
To be held on the 23rd of
August 2003 At 6.30pm
Final date to apply for tickets 31 July 2003
Venue - Lyth Village Hall
2 April 2003
Mini Reunion by Roger
"Last year a small group of us Pultneytown Academy "Old Boys & Girls in
the very young 50+ range. Actually we all started off at the South
School in the late Fifties) decided to have a mini reunion of our own, and
so after long months of waiting, much anticipation and just a little
trepidation, we finally got together on the weekend of March 14-17th 2002.
This sprung from the 49 51 Reunion
for Wick High school
2 April 2003
Weydale School Reunion
Another reunion gets going
Reunion Date Saturday
11 October 2003
Venue - Royal British Legion, Thurso
13 March 03
Lyth School Reunion
Lyth school reunion is to take place on 23 August
2003. Venue will be dependant on numbers etc. Help the
organisers by getting in touch early and letting other folk know.
5 March 03
1978 Wick High Reunion Venue
Details Now In
Thurso Pipe Band 90th Anniversary Reunion
The band are trying to contact former
members of the band for a reunion to celebrate their 90th
anniversary. A buffet/dance will be held in Thurso on
Saturday 19 July. anyone interested in attending the
reunion can contact David Manson secretary on 01847 891042.
the band will be performing on the same day with Kirkwall city,
Wick RBLS, Ardgay/Bonar Bridge and the Caithness Junior Pipe
Reunion Will Be Busy - Wick High 50 - 55
There has been a big response and the numbers are
now approaching the maximum Mackays Hotel can cope with.
22 January 2003
Latest List Of Folk
Heading To the Reunion
Thurso High 1979
Reunion - Thurso - 10 April 2004
- Weigh Inn
22 January 2003
1975 Wick High
Reunion Group Set up New Web Site
Now has lists of names on their own web site.
24 December 2002
The group have now set up a new web site complete
with pictures and a message board for everyone to get back in
touch. The link will always be on the page on Caithness.org
for everyone to find their way to it. Good Luck with it all
24 December 2002
1966 Wick High Reunion Updated
It may not be until July 2004 but the 1966 Reunion
already has 112 people coming and that's not counting partners.
17 November 2002
1975 Wick high Reunion
Latest updates - more folk found.
1 November 2002
1975 Wick High Reunion
List of folk being contacted and another list of
people the organisers have yet to find. If you have contact
details for any of the missing folk get in touch with the reunion
22 October 2002
Wick High 1950 - 1955
The latest reunion to appear and organisation well underway
for next year. As always the organisers are looking
for everyone to get in touch so let folk know who may not have
access to the Internet.
14 October 2002
Wick High 1975 - Invitation
Contact the organisers as soon as you can and let
others know about the reunion in case they are not on the current
9 October 2002
Wick High 1975
Reunion Gets Ready For 2003
Just getting the planning going and if you
want more information then contact details are on the new section
set up to run until the reunion. Why not send in your old
school pictures for this section to remind everyone of those
29 September 2002
Thurso High 1974 Reunion Gives Profits To Local Charities
27 September 2002
Wick High 1966 Latest List
Numbers for the reunion are now going up rapidly
and despite the fact it is not until 2004 it already looks like
sure fire success.
27 September 2002
Thurso High 1979
Reunion Date set - Thurso - 10 April 2004 -
Class Reunion 1984 Postponed Until 2007
Response has been too slow for this
reunion and organisers have decided to postpone it till everyone
is 35 years old. Caithness.org will retain the listing so
anyone can get in touch to add email address in the the next
couple of years to assist the organisers next time round.
25 August 2002
Wick High 1966 -
Updated list of folk contacted.
25 August 2002
Thurso High 1974 Reunion Pictures
17 August 2002
Thurso High Class 74
Final lists for Reunion on 24 August now in. See you all
Wick High 1974 - 1980 Reunion Night
A few pictures from the reunion night in Mackays
Hotel, Wick on Friday 27 July 2002
27 July 2002
Wick Commercial Class 1952 - 1956 had a reunion in the
Nethercliff Hotel, Wick last night. Nearly everyone had made
it to the night and they all sent a message to Nancy in Australia
- "Wish you could have been here."
1 July 2002
Thurso High 1974
Karen's latest news and updates as the date 24
August 2002 gets closer. Have you got your tickets.
Final details are all in place on the page and letters out from
the organisers. Help them keep it all moving by sending your
money for tickets asap.
25 June 2002
Wick High 74 -
List of Names
A list to remind you all who was in your year. Reunion
on 26 Julyt 2002 . Have you got your tickets yet.
25 June 2002
Wick High 1966 - List of Names
Reunion is some time away as the organisers want
plenty of time to find everyone. The list shows everyone
they have managed to contact so far. If you know where
anyone else is get in touch with one of the organisers so they can
send out details or ask the folk to contact themselves. We
hope to update the list from time to time over the next couple of
Reunion Goes Again In 2002
The hugely successful reunion held last year to commemorate the
contribution made by the late Johnny Yuill to scouting n Wick is
to have another run. This time the scouts of that era are back in
action on Friday 2 August 2002 at 12 noon to unveil a plaque
opposite the Old Parish Church.
Also on 1 August 2002 Thursday evening in Mackays Hotel an
informal get-to-gether to see the photographs that were on display
Last years reunion was so successful and so many people turned up
that many had commented they did not have time to speak to
everyone. So here is another chance to meet the folk missed last
year. There is no charge for this gathering and no booking is
necessary this time. just turn up on Thursday evening on 1 August
29 April 2002
Thurso High 1974 Reunion List
24 August is fast approaching.
Help the organisers by getting your tickets as early as possible.
15 April 2002
Wick high 1966 Reunion
more names in the North School Primary 1962 picture
12 April 2002
Thurso 79 - 85 Reunion
Note the date has changed from July 2002 to April 2004 and the
organisers have started to contact people.
31 March 2002
1966 Wick High
This latest reunion to hit the web site is up and running even
though its not until 31 July 2004. Many former classmates
are in other countries and scattered all over the UK. In
2004 most of the year will be 50 years old and the Reunion has
been set in Wick Gala Week as the most likely popular week for
people to return to see families and friends. The pages on
the web site will be in use to update with what is happening and
how many folk have been in touch to say they are coming.
Pictures will be added as they become available so send any in
when you have time over the next couple of years. If you see
a blank against names let us know who they are. Tell everyone who
is not on the Internet about the reunion.
Good Luck and see you all in 2004.
18 March 2002
Thurso High 1984 Reunion
Update with more names for Thurso High Reunion in October 2002
If anyone has any photos for this year then send one or two in for
6 March 2001
Another Reunion Gets Going Wick
High 74 - 80
The reunion is to be held in the
Mackays Hotel on Friday 26th July 2002. For more details or to
book a ticket send e.mails Subject - Reunion to
21 February 2002
1978 Reunion Latest List
1978 Reunion Latest List
2 February - Later
List Of Names For Possible
Get in touch with the organisers As
Soon As Possible If You Are Interested
2 February 2002
Reunion For Anyone who Started
Wick High In 1978
Just the first enquiry to see if
there is enough interest. Get in touch with the organisers
soon as they would like to run it in Gala Week this year.
31 January 2002
49-51 Renunion Group - the
1991 Reunion Picture From Isabelle
7 January 2001
Thurso 1984 - The List Grows
10 December 2001
Thurso 1984 List of Names
4 December 2001
Thurso 1984 Full list of Names
If your name does not appear on the
list get in touch with Lynn. Information going out shortly
about the Reunion. Send any class pictures into
Caithness.org for publication in the section. If you would
like to send any messages to your old friends ands classmates then
send to firstname.lastname@example.org
stating which reunion it is for.
25 November 2001
Latest From Lynne for Thurso
High 1984 Reunion
Book Early please to help the committee.
22 November 2001
Thurso High 1984
Its the Weigh Inn
10 November 2001
Another Thurso Reunion Gets Organised
Thurso High 1984
17 October 2001
49-51 Wick High Reunion Pictures
Another Wick High Reunion
A group of former High School pupils have decided that a reunion
of pupils who left Wick High School between 1951 and 1955 is now
opportune. For those who left in 1953, 2003 will mark the 50th
John Kennedy, 6 East Church Street, Thurso. (01847 892802) has
commenced to compile a list of would be participants.
Unfortunately he cannot be contacted by e-mail and he has asked me
to be his e-mail contact.
Would anyone reading this and are interested in participating in
this reunion in 2003 please either contact John Kennedy or myself.
John Campbell JCampb6676@aol.com
One From Janis on 49-51 Reunion
49 - 51
Reunion - A Few Pictures From the Night
Wick High Reunion Night Pictures
Email Addresses To be Added To Reunion lists For Future
Henderson who attended the 1973 Reunion recently has suggested
that the Reunion lists now be used to store email addresses to
allow people to contact old friends as time was short on reunion
nights to get these details. If anyone would like to do this
just send your email address to email@example.com
saying which reunion list you would like your email address added
to. If anyone could not make the reunion but would like
their email address listed for future contacts then just get in
touch and we will add it to the listings.
15 August 2001
Almost final letter
from Janis re 49-51 group
2 August 2001
These pictures on the web site before the event is even half
2 August 2001
Scout Reunion tonight in Mackay's hotel, wick. See you all
2 August 2001
OK 49-51 - See you on
Friday night but how many were in the Wick
Arion Choir. Check this set of pictures.
31 July 2001
Final list for 49-51
28 July 2001
Both the 73 and 76 reunions in Dounreay Club and Mackays hotel
last night were packed. This season of reunions looks like
being one of the busiest for many years.
27 July 2001
Wick High 76 Reunion Sell over 150 Tickets
And they have all paid - success already!!!! See you all
Friday night in Mackays. You can see them all in the next
few days as we bring on the photos.
Wick High 73 also on Friday night. We will see you all also
in the Dounreay Club. Hope you will all still have stamina
for the Games and the Gala on Saturday.
Philip Young has sent in a pic from 1977 at Murkle. Any
one else for the Thurso 74 Reunion next year ready to add to the
25 July 2001
Only two days to go for Wick 73 and Wick 76 Reunions.
24 July 2001
Joe Fitzpatrick In USA Calls
22 July 2001
Going to the 49-51 Reunion on 3 August
Dancing in the Gym
Memories of Learning to Dance from Janis Paterson in the
49-51 Reunion that I sure will be recalled by many other years in
both Wick and Thurso high Schools and probably many other places.
14 July 2001
Three Weeks To Go 49-51 Group
Getting Close and Time to Collect Your Tickets
10 July 2001
Are You 30 Next Year?
And Attended Thurso High School?
Then the message on the Message
Board could be what you are waiting for -
"Just a suggestion, but is anyone interested in organising a
reunion for Thurso high school pupils who will be 30 next
10 July 2001
Wick High Class 73
List of Tickets sold now in
9 July 2001
Latest Listings For Thurso High
2 July 2001
Caithness.org can see a problem for the organisers of many of the
reunions. After all the hard work in setting things up
the last part of getting the tickets distributed needs you all to
act as quickly as possible to pay and collect your tickets or send
in your money for them to be sent or made available on the
night. Everyone can help in the last weeks by ensuring the
tickets are paid for and collected quickly. Help them to
help you all have great nights.
29 June 2001
Latest From Sara Whitten 79 -
23 June 2001
Newsflash for Janis from your mates....
"Happy Birthday On Sunday - Enjoy the next half century -
we're looking forward to that reunion"
22 June 2001
79 - 85 Thurso High Reunion
List of names updated. Contact Sara
Whitten (nee Atkins) and Morven Bancroft (nee Fairlie) for more
details. Let others know about the reunion who may not be in
touch or on the Internet.
20 June 2001
Organisers reminder to get your ticket payments in soon.
No ticket no entry and they are not accepting payment on the
night. Help them out and send in your money now.
18 June 2001
Another Reunion For
Whitten (nee Atkins) and Morven Bancroft (nee Fairlie) are
thinking of organizing a reunion for former pupils of Thurso High
School, who attended between 1979 and 1985.
Basically anyone who will be 35 next year!