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•   Kris Crosby (McCullough) (1986)  9/18
•   Patricia Graham (Warywoda) (1963)  9/18
•   Gary Martin Irelan (1962)  9/18
•   Calvin Miller (1999)  9/18
•   Michelle L. Samuleson (1995)  9/18
•   Julie Standefer (Buxengaard) (1979)  9/18
•   Allen D. Wilkerson (1981)  9/18
•   Debra Eckey (Lenox) (1971)  9/19
•   Adam J. Fellenz (1998)  9/19
•   Kathy Jurkovic (Cashatt) (1974)  9/19
•   Patricia A. Pershing (Peterson) (1974)  9/19
•   Timothy C. Florer (1970)  9/20
•   Laurine Kudron (Briden) (1976)  9/20
•   Karen Long (1966)  9/20
•   Sandy Esther Mueller (Holgate) (1960)  9/20
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Welcome to the Valley High School Alumni site. Run by Valley Alumni FOR Valley Alumni. We are not connected to Classmates, or the Harris Book Alumni site. You probably get a lot of confusing emails about alumni sites.  Your information is accessible only by VHS Alumni who have signed up on this site. No information will be shared with anyone else unless you opt out by allowing your information to be public. This site is FREE.  TO JOIN:  Click on MISSING CLASSMATES, upper right corner of this page, drop down arrow, click your year and then your name. Follow the directions to join.  If your name is not listed, please contact us through this site. Please encourage any/all VHS grads to register on your free site!


Class of 1953 

On October 3 at 11:00 AM we will meet at Maxies in West Des Moines to celebrate our friendships of 65 years and 13 years before that This will be a "Simply Simple" no fuss, no frills kind of affair. You can order from the menu what you want to eat and pay at that time.
We need to have your reservations by Wednesday, September 28 so we can give Maxies the number attending. Looking forward to seeing you. Hugs, Morna
Please contact Morna Barber Rutledge 515-285-4437 
or Shirley Conner 515-223-8321 or



AUGUST 1-3, 2019

Please check this site regularly for updates and make sure your contact information is up-to-date. 

Craig Derby's email:
See you soon! 
Your reunion committee 


55th Reunion for Class of 1963

Homecoming Weekend September 27 through Sept 29, 2018

Thursday, September 27
Dinner 5 to 7 PM at Paula’s Café, 524 Elm St. West Des Moines
They are going to open especially for us.  It is a great 50’s style Made Right shop.  Order from the menu.
Farmer’s Market in Valley Junction
Live band on 5th Street at 6-8 pm
Friday, September 28
Valley vs. Urbandale Football Game 7:30 pm
Saturday, September 29
Catered picnic at RRP Biddle Shelter at Raccoon River Park
2500 Grand Avenue
West Des Moines 
1 to 5 pm
Fee per person is $12.00   You can pay at the picnic..  Spouse/ SO welcome.
We do need to know if you plan to attend any or all of the events.  If you could call, me text to cell number, e-mail, me or drop me a note letting me know if you plan to attend any/all of the events (1, 2, and/or 3) We just want to accommodate everyone.
Contact:  Linda Smith Knight   515-987-0692   home   
       515-556-9193  cell
       e-mail   Mailing address:  14504 Clearview Lane,
                                                                                         Urbandale, IA  50323-2081
The class of 1963 would appreciate any information that you might have on the following classmates:

Ana Allende, Linda S. Henson, Roberta Hoskins, Duane King, Mary K. Klein, Joan E, Lowe, Gary Pasvogel, Janice Rottman, and Vicky Sayers (Bradley)   We have lost touch and would love to reconnect.
Contact: Linda Smith Knight at

1963 Class Ring
Gold with Mother of pearl inset
Disappeared from my home in 1964. Would love to have it back
Initials: LSS


1963 VHS Class Pin
Mysteriously disappeared from my sweater during gym class at Phoenix in Fall of 1962. Gold with mother of pearl inset. Hopefully, the wearer has become tired of it and would like to return it!

Initials: LSS

Contact: Linda Smith Knight 515-556-9193 or 515-987-0692

Class of 1964


55th Reunion September 20-21, 2019 

Please send current contact information to

I would like to give a Huge shout out to Don Ames, The Class of 1949.  He has and is graciously provided us/ and providing many of our Early obituaries and contact information.  Yes starting in 1901!  Thank You Don!!!  Jo




















A Stitch 'N Tyme band from the 60's and 70's is a product of Valley High School classmates from the Class of '71 & '72. The band members consist of Marlo Gillotti and John Conger from the class of '71 and Patti Whiting, Bob Schleeter, Jim Elliott, & Bob Stevenson from the class of '72.

Our classmates are invited to come to Tapz Pub in Clive (8450 Hickman Rd) next Thursday August 30th to see the band playing from 6-9 pm. It should qualify as a mini reunion. All Class of '71, '72, & '73 classmates will be there. Ok, maybe not all classmates from these classes will be there. Just trying to make you feel guilty if you don't show up.

They have also been inducted into the Iowa Rock n Roll Hall of Fame and will be playing in Okoboji next Sunday August 30th.

Visit this website for more information: