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Laurelwood Academy Alumni

October 8, 2011
9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Classes that are meeting October 8:
1951 Gwen (Clifton) Howard leading out
1981 Joyce (Fineout) Birmingham
2001 Tyana Herbrandson leading out

 August 31, 2011: Laurelwood Academy Alumni plan to meet October 8 at the Gaston campus.  The academy sold this summer.  We will have 9:30 - 12:00 church services in the Laurelwood Church and a potluck in the Grade School Gym at 1:00.  There will be LA class pictures, and other historical memorabilia available to look at in a couple classrooms.  All alumni and friends are welcome, but the 1941, 1951, 1961, 1971, 1981, 1991, 2001 graduating classes are encouraged to come visit with your classmates.  If you have questions or plans for your class contact Penny Messenger, LA Alumni Secretary. 503-647-5868.


News May 2011!

Laurelwood Academy Gaston has been sold. Link to new owner's web page:


Also, Laurelwood Jasper closing at end of current 2010-2011 school year.  Here is a link to a letter that explains this development:


Update as of June 2, 2011, Information about Laurelwood Academy's "Small School" for 2011-2012 at Jasper. http://laurelwoodacademy.org/files/pdf/LA_DaySchoolNotice.pdf

As far as we know at this time, these changes will not affect annual Laurelwood reunions at the Gaston facility!   The next reunion is still scheduled for October 2011.  Stay turned to this web page for more information as we have it.

We would like to start planning earlier for next year.  If you would like to help or have other questions, please contact us at:  503-647-5868 (Penny Messenger) or email to:  penny@LaurelwoodAcademyAlumni.org or 503-585-0208 (Hal Lemke) or email to:  hal@laurelwoodacademyalumni.org 

2010 Newsletter PDF

If you are from the class of 1951, 1961, 1971, 1981, 1991, or 2001, we hope you will plan to come.  Your class members will be trying to contact you.  If they have not, please call Penny at 503-647-5868 or send an email to Penny@LaurelwoodAcademyAlumni.org.

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