NewsJuly 22 2015
Forty three years ago in May of 1972 the newly formed Lyman School District’s first graduating class walked across the stage of the school gym to collect their diplomas. The most of the students had attended other schools before coming together in the fall of 1971.
The class of 1975, which will observe their 40 reunion this weekend, was the first Lyman class to attend all four years of high school at the school in Presho.
The Lyman alumni association will hold a school reunion at the Medicine Cree Golf Course Clubhouse from 6 pm to 9 pm. Saturday, July 25th to honor all graduates including the honor classes ending in "5" and "0". The Lyman County Herald will take photos of the honor classes for publication in the following week’s issue.
The association will furnish pork loin sandwiches and local alumni may bring chips, appetizers, a salad or a dessert to share. A free-will offering will be collected for the sandwiches.
After the meal, a short business meeting to elect a 2nd vice-president and address any other matters before the association will be held followed by the introduction of honor classes, and the announcement of the 2015 Lyman alumni scholarship recipient.
Current officers include; Jim Cole, president; Norval Millard, 1st vice – president, Christie Collins, 2md vice president, Shelli Collins, secretary, and Lucy Halverson, treasurer.
Individual classes holding gatherings Friday night include class of 1975 at the golf course, 1980 at Mike Authier’s, 1995 at Hot Rod’s Steakhouse and 2005 at the golf course.
NewsJuly 22 2015
The 2015 PHS all-school reunion will be held Saturday, July 25th at the Christ the King parish hall in Presho. Doors open at 5:00 pm, and the banquet will start about 6:00 pm.
The Saturday evening meal will be prepared and served by the Catholic ladies organization. PHS alumni members are asked to provide salads and desserts.
A brief business meeting to elect officers will take place after the banquet followed by a short program to name the 2015 distinguished alumnus. Those classes ending in "0" and "5" will be recognized and announced.
While this year’s event commemorates the 100th anniversary of the first four-year graduating class of PHS that included eight graduates in 1915.
Several members of the class of 1940 including Dean Brakke, Arlene Ambur, and Daryld Walters all of Presho are expected to attend and celebrate their 75th reunion.
Friday evening, the museum will be open from 5 - 7 pm and they invite everyone to their free will donation wine and cheese event.
On Sunday, a private room has been reserved at Hutch’s Café for a pay-as-you-go breakfast/brunch from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm.
Make your plans now to be a part of the PHS Alumni activities, socialize and reminisce with your friends at the annual all-school reunion.
NewsJuly 15 2015
The 2015-2016 Lyman School Board of Education reorganized at the July 13th meeting and welcomed two new members. Back row; l-r; Kimm Schweitzer, Matt Collins, Rolly Cropsey, and Dennis Stanley. Front; l:r Jamie Griffith, Kenny Hamer, Meta Halverson, Jodi Smith and Ronda Schelske.
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