Booster Club Raffle

Booster Club Raffle Saturday Nov 7th

Tickets (full or partial) are now on sale.   The BC supports many District 41 projects and counts on concession sales during football & basketball games for revenue.  We are at a financial disadvantage this year as we only have 3 home football games.  Please help the Boosters sell all 250 tickets.  Information letter from Dave Rockwell ’68 and the raffle form are below.   Rick

raffleletter  raffleform

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Homecoming week-Sept 14-19

Homecoming activities culminating with the Fri game and Saturday night dance.  Homecoming parade is Friday…this posting on FB was something I really thought was soooo cool!


Very excited to have a large group from the Class of 1965 coming to the Homecoming assembly next Friday and then participating in the parade with a trolley and a bunch of vintage cars. Also have a group from 1990 who will be at the assembly and walking in the parade. Welcome back alums, we’re glad to have you.

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Class of ’90 Reunion Plans

This in from that classy guy…Jarrin Williams….

RIHS Class of 1990 25-Year Reunion

September 19, 2015

6-11 p.m.

Rock Island Downtown Holiday Inn

Calling all members of the Rock Island Senior High School Class of 1990! The time has come for us to reunite and celebrate our years as RIHS students. Everyone is welcome — even if you didn’t finish at the Rock.

The event is from 6 – 10 p.m. with a buffet dinner being served from 7 – 9 p.m.

The cost for this event is $30 per person if you pay by August 19. If you are bringing a plus one, the total cost is $60. If you pay after August 19, the cost is $35 per person.

This year’s reunion is being held on the same weekend as Rocky’s Homecoming.

The Downtown Rock Island Holiday Inn is located at 226 17th Street, Rock Island, Illinois, 61201.

A block of hotel rooms has been reserved for classmates seeking accommodations for the weekend. Please contact the Holiday Inn at your earliest convenience by phone at (309) 794-1212 or online by visiting

Come home and come celebrate with old friends and new ones at the RIHS Class of 1990 25-Year Reunion!


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Class of ’61 Foundation Activities

The Class of ’61 does wonderful things for the students of District 41.  They are hosting a golf tournament to raise funds for their foundation and sent me this information to share with alumni.



Attached is our sign up flyer for both golf and hole sponsors. This link to our website gives some info about our Foundation:

We also have a Facebook page:

Anything you can do via the RI Alumni website will be appreciated.

Your RIHS Booster Club also voted to sponsor a hole. Please forward the flyer to the appropriate person so it can be sent in for registration. The hole sponsor signs can have a logo. Can you email me a logo for the Booster Club logo?

Thanks for your offer to help. Hopefully your club members can also put together a team.

John Kessler

Phone: 309 762-0437

Cell Phone: 563 508-4116


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Paint up/Fix up the “Girls’ Gym” 3/28/15

A late posting but a number of dedicated Rocky Alums will be busy this Saturday sprucing up the “Girls’ Gym”…currently known as the “gymnasium.”   Hey Rick can you put something on the alumni page about Project RI Pride. We have a Facebook page and you can put my number up as a contact. Its 309 798 7452. We need people to clean and paint on March 28th

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Class of ’85 Reunion News

The Class of 1985 plans a gathering for this June.  A casual mixer will take place on Friday night, June 26 and a the Saturday featuring golf and a tour of “The Rock” scheduled for 10:00 June 27.  Contact Anne Raymond Holtan via email or phone 309-799-3362.

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Class of ’75 Reunion News

The Class of 1975 plans on celebrating their reunion the weekend of July 17-18.  A tour of “The Rock” is scheduled for that Saturday morning @ 10:00.  More details and contacts to follow.

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Class of ’65 Reunion News

This from Tim Knanishu….

The dates for our 50th year class reunion are 18 and 19 September 2015, the same weekend as Rocky’s homecoming. The Friday and Saturday get togethers will be at the Holiday Inn downtown Rock Island where a block of rooms is being held for the Rock Island High Class of 1965 at a rate of $92 per night. Other activities are being planned including a tour of the high school on Saturday. More details will be provided soon.

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RIHS Basketball History

Much like what was posted for football, here are records taken from the Winter Program which includes both boys and girls basketball with a small recognition for girls bowling.


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Audubon Class Pictures

Here are some of the class pictures that hung in the hallways of old Audubon Grade School.  They were rescued before its demolition in 2014.

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