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Denny Hirsch
28 days ago

The Band Directors name is Jacob Page. He can be reached at jpage@nwlsd.org
He should know about alumni band.

Taylor
30 days ago

When is band alumni night this year and what time do we have to show up

Classof1994
1 month ago

Save the Date! Colerain class of ’94 30th Yr Reunion will be on 7/13/24. See Colerain Classof Ninetyfour on Facebook for details or email colerain1994@gmail.com

Leah Meray
2 months ago

Hello, 
I wanted to inform the Colerain High School alumni Association that my mother, Carla Meier (Class of 1964) passed away on May 2, 2022, after a short bout with terminal cancer. My mother moved to the Detroit, MI area in the early 1970’s and became very active in state politics in her later years. Carla is very much missed by family and friends alike. Please read her obituary here: https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/name/carla-meier-obituary?id=34638530 
She always had fun memories and happy stories about her time at CHS.
Sincerely,
Leah Meray

James Pearce
2 months ago

It saddens me to report the death of Bill Rolfert yesterday. Class of 1960. He was truely one of the Good Guys!

Jim Pearce

2 months ago

Save the date and get your tickets today! The Class of 72’s 50th reunion is coming up the weekend of October 7, 8, and 9, 2022. Just a reminder: this will likely be our last formal reunion, and you only have until mid-September to purchase your tickets so that we can give our venue a final headcount. Tickets will NOT be available at the door for the Saturday event. Please check our Facebook page for all the details of the weekend at https://www.facebook.com/groups/587932107935130.

Only the Friday game and transportation (Colerain at Lakota East) and the Saturday evening event (Donauschwaben Hall) will require a ticket purchase. Saturday tickets can be purchased online through Eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/colerain-class-of-1972-50th-reunion-tickets-343905920867), and we’ll also accept paper checks mailed in via snail mail with your paper check payable and mailed to:
     Bobbie Brandenburg
     6194 Wheat Field Court
     Loveland OH 45140

Please pass this info along to classmates who may not be on our contacts list or in our Class of 72 Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/587932107935130). We’d also welcome members of any other Colerain class who’d like to join us, so please share this info.

Also, please let me know of the passing of any 1972 classmates so that we may include them on our “in memoriam” list.

We invite you to attend our next reunion committee meeting on Tuesday, July 19 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Snow’s on Dry Ridge Road. Come on out to have a meal or a drink and see what we’ve got planned, check on our progress, and share your ideas.

Please feel free to get in touch with me for more information at colerainreunion@gmail.com .

Mark your calendar, save the date, and purchase your tickets today!

Barb Logsdon Grause

Cindy Dreyer
3 months ago

Person who designed/runs this site needs a lot of help. Site EXTREMELY user unfriendly. Can’t look anything up. Tried 6 times to look up “In Remembrance” but site did absolutely nothing. Please upgrade this to what it used to be

Ron McAfee
3 months ago

Need 1966 year book

Chuck Trau
1 month ago
Reply to  Ron McAfee

Ron are you still looking for a year book? Let me know

3 months ago

Class of 1972 50th Reunion
Save The Date — Get Your Tickets Now!

Somehow, it’s been 50 years since we graduated from Colerain! I’m writing to let you know about the plans for this landmark reunion weekend October 7, 8, and 9, 2022. As of this writing, this will likely be our last formal reunion, and our intention is to spend all the funds in our account on it.

Only the Friday game and transportation and the Saturday evening event will require a ticket purchase. Saturday tickets can be purchased online through Eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/colerain-class-of-1972-50th-reunion-tickets-343905920867), and we’ll also accept paper checks mailed in (info below).

Friday, October 7, 2022
 – Colerain “away” football game at Lakota East
   – Game tickets
     – Contact Steve Atkinson 513-470-7566 to reserve your ticket
   – Group transportation available
     – Contact Gary Schatz at colgar53@gmail.com or 513-240-3120 for more information and to reserve your seat
 – During-and-after-game get-together – anytime after 7:00 p.m., Quaker Steak in Stonecreek Plaza

Saturday, October 8, 2022 – 7:00 p.m. to Midnight
 – Big bash at Donauschwaben Hall on Dry Ridge Road, to include:
  – music with deejay
  – appetizers
  – hot buffet dinner
  – cupcake table
  – free beer/soft drinks/tea/coffee
  – cash bar for wine or mixed drinks
  – potato chips/pretzels
  – props and accessories for personal photos
  – professional photography of the evening
  – memorabilia table
  – “in memoriam” remembrance of classmates who have passed

Tickets: $50/single, $80/couple
  – Purchase online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/colerain-class-of-1972-50th-reunion-tickets-343905920867 -OR-
  – Purchase via snail mail with your paper check payable and mailed to:
     Bobbie Brandenburg
     6194 Wheat Field Court
     Loveland OH 45140

Sunday, October 9, 2022 – 1:00 p.m. to ???
 – Lunch get-together, Snow’s Lakeside Tavern on Dry Ridge Road

Please pass this info along to classmates who may not be on our contacts list or in our Class of 72 Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/587932107935130). We’d also welcome members of any other Colerain class who’d like to join us, so please share this info with them as well.

Also, please let me know of the passing of any classmates so that we may include them on our “in memoriam” list.

We invite you to attend our next reunion committee meeting on Tuesday, June 21 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Snow’s on Dry Ridge Road to see what we’ve got planned, check on our progress, and to share your ideas.

Please feel free to get in touch with me for more information.

Mark your calendar, save the date, and purchase your tickets today!

Barb Logsdon Grause

Amy
4 months ago

Is there a place to look up former teachers?

Last edited 4 months ago by Amy
Cindy Dreyer
4 months ago

Why can’t we look up who passed, name of fellow classmates, etc. The pull down tags under Alumni are for us to fill in. I so wish this site would return to what it was about 5 years ago.

Bonnie Castleberry Bockstanz
4 months ago
Reply to  Cindy Dreyer

I totally agree.

mark steven wilburn
4 months ago

I also agree. This site has become very user unfriendly compared to what it was.

Barbara Logsdon Grause
5 months ago

Class of 72’s 50th Reunion Committee meeting is this coming Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. at Snow’s on Dry Ridge. Whether you’re Class of 72 or from adjacent classes, you’re welcome to attend.

Come on out and learn what’s being planned, share your ideas, and enjoy a meal and some good conversation and reminiscing! Hope to see you there!

Colerain Alumni Association
6 months ago

Dear Friends,
 
We all lost our wonderful friend, John Schulthess, in January. John was a caring and loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend to so many.  As one classmate of Heidi’s expressed on Facebook “your dad treated everyone the same”.
 
As many of you know John was the “Voice of the Cardinals” at Colerain High School for 20 + years.  Dave and Tom Eisenzimmer thought as a tribute to John, we as his friends, could set up a scholarship in John’s name at Colerain High School.
 
The students applying for the scholarship would complete an application and write an essay. The essay will be answering the question: 
“How can you use the things you learned and experienced at Colerain High School to make the world a better place by volunteering with and mentoring young people?” 

Colerain High School has a Scholarship Committee. The committee will read and select a student to be awarded the John Schulthess Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded on Senior Honors Night on April 28, 2022. 

As John’s friends we wanted to extend an invitation to you to contribute to the John Schulthess Memorial Scholarship. We know there are a few friends interested but wanted to include everyone.

Please feel free to share the information with other friends, alumni and community members.
 
If you are interested, please make the check payable to Colerain High School Boosters. The Colerain Boosters have 501c status for tax purposes.  Please send your donation by March 28, 2022 to:
 
Dave Kremer
7645 Squirrel Creek Dr. Cincinnati, Ohio 45247 

Or you can donate at https://colerainalumni.com/donate/

Or you can send your donation electronically to Zelle at drk7645@fuse.net

If you have questions, please feel free to contact us.
Thank you for your dedication to a great cause. 

Sincerely, 

Dave and Cheryl Kremer 

Robert White
6 months ago

The class of ’71 will hold its 50th (+1) reunion on Saturday, July 16, 2022. The dinner/dance will be at the Pebble Creek Golf Course Event Center starting at 6:30 p.m. To RSVP and purchase tickets, please visit https://colerain1971.classquest.com/Main/Default.aspx
Cost is $65 per person.
A (free) reunion picnic is scheduled to begin at noon Sunday, July 17, 2022 at Colerain Park, 4725 Springdale Rd.
Details and updates are also available at https://www.facebook.com/groups/colerain71

Pam Naber
6 months ago

Who updates the reunion info on this site? I tried to send a message but it said “server error”

Class of 1976

Paul Ware Jr
7 months ago

I see that now I am able to post again was in the doghouse a few years back during the Boldens era. I spoke the truth and will always do so. But enough concerning the past as an ex Cardinal football, basketball and track my heart will always been with Colerain High School and it’s sports program. To the new head football coach and staff. Coach Kerri Combs had a simple formula starting with the little Cards program being involved with the communities within Colerain township ensuring the individuals felt ownership. LaSalle program come up was due to the Boldens. So football coaches to return the program to it’s high standards become totally involved at all levels. Looking forward to next football season.

Paul Ware
7 months ago

Will there be a class reunion in 2023 for the class of 1973

Barb Weimer
4 months ago
Reply to  Paul Ware

August 18, 2023 Pebble Creek

John Johnson
7 months ago

Triva question, name the Colerain African American who who was a two starter on the football team and lettered football (1) basketball (2) and track and field (2) who is not in the Hall of Fame

Don Casey
7 months ago

Does anyone know if the class ’72 will be having a 50th reunion this year. I haven’t heard anything yet

Barbara Logsdon Grause
7 months ago
Reply to  Don Casey

Hi Don! Plans are being made for Class of 72 50th reunion for the weekend of October 7, 8, and 9, 2022 — with a Friday night Colerain football game and after-party, a Saturday night get-together at Donauschwaben Hall, and a Sunday lunch. I usually put out meeting info on the Class’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/587932107935130 Our next meeting is Tuesday March 15 at 6:30 p.m. at Snow’s on Dry Ridge Road. If you’d like to be included in any emails about the reunion, please send your contact info to colerainreunion@gmail.com Hope to see you there! Barb Logsdon Grause

James T. Pearce
7 months ago

Philip Olden class of 1960 recently had bypass surgery—wish him well! phil_olden@yahoo.com

Colerain Boosters
7 months ago

The Colerain Boosters 25th Sports Stag presented by UC Health Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine – Dr. Branam and Dr. Dailey; SureStep Foot & Ankle Medical Center, Dr. Christopher Cullum, DPM; and Graduate Services will be held on Thursday, February 10 at the Kolping Center.  

This year’s featured speaker is Cincinnati Reds Hall of Famer Ron Oester.  700 WLW’s Bill “Seg” Dennison, Colerain High School Class of ’76, will once again serve as the Master of Ceremonies.

Tickets are $65 per person and includes dinner and drinks.  VIP tickets are available for $100 and include a private Meet & Greet with Ron Oester.  A Silent Auction and Split the Pot will be held during the evening. 

The Social Hour begins at 6:00 p.m. with dinner at approximately 7:15 p.m. followed by the program at 8:15 p.m.

For additional information, contact the Colerain High School Athletic Department at 741-5054.

Denny Hirsch
8 months ago

Colerain Girls Basketball history was made last night at Seton High School. Abbey McNally Class of 2022 set the Career Scoring Record, scoring 28 points in a 47-40 Colerain victory. The 28 points gives her a total of 1311 career points passing Ashley Wanninger ’10 who had 1297 points. Abbey also holds the career rebounding record with 950. She passed Detra Neal ’85 who had 859. Abbey still has a number of games to play this year. Way to go Abbey!!!!

8 months ago

I was so blessed to be a part of such a wonderful school. I loved the students, teachers, and staff. This newsletter “Chatter” is fantastic. I can see where so many people have made such great contributions–especially Denny Hirsch. I so enjoyed reviewing the past and the present. I enjoyed meeting your new principal the other day, and think she has Colerain’s best interest in mind. I look at the old days when I have Mr. Coombs, Mr. Sollman, Mr. Keith, Mr. Schiering, Mr. Kremer, and Mrs. Heintz–what a great time we had. I still recall funny happenings almost daily. I can’t forget the wonderful secretaries and administrative assistants. They all cared about the students and wanted the best for everyone. We were blessed with a great staff and students. We can’t forget Ken and Jerry Dirr and Margie Rennie as they were also instrumental in our success. Randy Seymour our District Treasurer helped all of us run our buildings efficiently,

I always look forward to seeing our students be successful! I am thankful for the wonderful programs in the Career Center — how badly we need skilled workers today..

Well, I will stop — I could go on forever about those terrific days.

Carl Banks.
6 months ago
Reply to  Linda Schulte

Those days were some of the best days of my life.I am still in contact with many of many of former

students.Carl Banks.

Tammy Hite
8 months ago

My baby brother, David B. Wheeler (class of ’83) died November 5, 2021. He played football for Colerain.

John Johnson
7 months ago
Reply to  Tammy Hite

Condolences.

Sandi Petrou
9 months ago

DID YOU KNOW….the Colerain Boosters support extra-curricular activities ranging from Drama, Band, Show Cards AND all athletic teams?

You had a GREAT experience at Colerain! Continue your legacy by joining the Boosters! Join The Boosters – Colerain High School Alumni Association (colerainalumni.com)

Thanks so much! Now go challenge your fellow alumni to do the same!

Denny Hirsch
9 months ago

As many of you know the University of Cincinnati Football Bearcats are the fourth seed in this years College Football Playoffs. They will play Alabama on New Years Eve. What you might not know is the Colerain football connection with UC. Darrian Beavers 2017 and Ja Von Hicks 2018 both start on defense. Eric Phillips 2019 and Deshawn Pace 2020, although not starting on defense, get significant playing time. Kyle Bolden 2017 serves as a graduate assistant. In addition Dontay Corleone 2021 was red shirted this year, and Ken Willis 2022 will sign to play football next year for the Bearcats. Go Bearcats and go Cardinals!!!!

Sandi Petrou
9 months ago
Reply to  Denny Hirsch

What a wonderful connection to CHS and the entire Colerain community! WOW!

Rhonda Patrick Toich, Class of 1968
9 months ago

I am sorry to report that my sister, Kimberly Ann Patrick, Class of 1974, passed away in May, 2020.

Bill Luken
9 months ago

ATTENTION CLASS of 1963!! I have reserved the Meritage Restaurant (Glendale) for a “Meet & Greet” on Saturday May 19th, 2023, and the following night for a dinner to celebrate our 60th Reunion! This the same restaurant that we held our 55th Reunion. Mark your calendars now (you can’t say that you haven’t been warned) and stay tuned for further details.

Mac
9 months ago
Reply to  Bill Luken

Thanks Luke for taking the lead to get his together.
Georgette and I look forward to coming up.
happy Holidays,
Mac

Patricia Rolfert
9 months ago

It is with great sadness I report the passing of my younger brother, Gary Keller. He graduated CHS in 1965. He was a veterinarian for 40 years. He made a huge impact on the people and animals in his life. He touched many on his path of life. He had Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. It is a protein, prion, that is in the brain and destroys all the brain cells. There is no treatment, cure and it is fatal. He will be missed by so many but leaves a memorable imprint on many hearts~!!

Jim Pearce
9 months ago

so sorry to hear!

Colerain Boosters
9 months ago

First Annual Cardinal Day of Giving
 
Every year, on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, people take the time to kick off the holiday season by giving back to their community. Giving Tuesday has now become a global movement. Everyone has something to give, and every dollar counts. We are excited to start this tradition with the Colerain Boosters, as its mission is to make Colerain High School, along with Colerain and White Oak Middle Schools, better places for the students and community. 
 
DOUBLE THE IMPACT OF YOUR GIFT! To kick off the tradition, we are excited to announce a matching gift that is in place for total donations received up to $5,000 between Tuesday, November 30 and December 15, 2021. If you give $50, it will have the impact of a $100 contribution! To make your online gift, please visit the boosters/alumni website and click on the donate button. 
 
What’s the plan for donations received?
 
Our goal is to raise at least $10,000. All funds will be used for new campus signage, press box refurbishments, and new weight room equipment. Your donation will make a difference!
 
Thanks for your generosity and have a great holiday season!

Denny Hirsch
10 months ago

Sorry to report the passing of two CHS graduates. John Froelich ’64 and Tom (Les) Burdett ’65

Colerain Alumni Association
10 months ago

Paul B. Geisen, age 90, of Fishers, Indiana, formerly of Cincinnati, Ohio, passed away on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. He was born on November 17, 1930, in Elmwood Place, Ohio to the late Martin and Carrie Geisen. Paul leaves behind his wife, Justine Alexander Geisen of 69 years; children, Chris (Irene Myers) Geisen and Susan Diaz; daughter-in-law, Sheila (Tim) Reese; grandchildren, Alexandra (Phillip) Kennedy, Lauren (Nicholas) Duffy, Michael (Rhonda) Toth, Pablo, Monique and Tiara; great-grandchild, Corey Toth and many more. Paul is preceded in death by his parents, grandson, Kevin Toth, brother, Howard Geisen and sister, Marian Plum.

Paul graduated from St. Bernard High School in 1948.  While there he played football, basketball, and ran track.  After graduation, Paul received a track scholarship to the University of Cincinnati.  He was captain of the track team his senior year and was ranked in the top twenty nationally in the 220-yard dash.  

Paul served in the U.S. Army and Ohio National Guard for 38 years where he rose to the rank of Captain.

He taught and coached at St. Bernard High School from 1954-1960.  Paul joined the faculty at Colerain in 1960 and coached many of the Colerain Junior High teams.  He taught History, Geography, and OWE throughout his career.  Paul was Varsity Cross-Country coach from 1965 – 67 and Varsity Track coach from 1980 – 83.  The 1983 Track team was the champion of the Hamilton County Suburban League.  Paul was an Assistant Varsity Track and Football coach from 1968 – 1992.  He served as the Varsity Golf coach in 1968 and Sophomore Boys Basketball coach in 1970.  He retired from teaching in 1986 but remained on staff as an assistant coach in both football and girls track until 1992.  

He was inducted into the St. Bernard High School Athletic Hall of Fame and the Colerain High School Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002. He served as a lector for St. Ann in Groesbeck, and St. Susanna in Mason.  

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, November 11, 2021, at St Susanna Catholic Church, 616 Reading Road, Mason, Ohio 45040 at 12pm.  Interment to follow at Arlington Memorial Gardens.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Gary Sinise Foundation, www.garysinisefoundation.org.

John Johnson
7 months ago

He was a outstanding man and coach he taught my son how to play cornerback much respect to him and a lost the the Colerain community RIH sir.

Jan Wilson Corico
10 months ago

The class of 1968 has donated a plaque to the school thar honors Veterans.The presentation will be nov.11.2021 on Verterans Day at the high school 8am-9am.Everyone is welcome to attend the ceremony.

Colerain Alumni
11 months ago

A new Colerain Chatter has been posted to the Alumni site. It can be found under the Alumni tab at the top of the Home Page. Updates are provided by the Principal Erin Davis, Athletic Director Matt Stoinoff and Booster President Dave Morrow. The Chatter highlights activities at the school thru the first two months of the year including the induction of the 2020 and 2021 Athletic Hall of Fame members.

Patricia and Bill Rolfert
1 year ago

The CHS Combined Reunion for the classes of 1960-1961 has been cancelled. We hope to plan a get together for the spring of 2022.

Colerain Boosters
1 year ago

The Colerain Boosters will be holding its annual Craft Show on Saturday, November 6 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m and on Sunday, November 7 from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m.

Timothy Robson
1 year ago

Does anybody remember Donna Lay from the class of 78?

Bonnie Castleberry Bockstanz
1 year ago

Very sad to learn that Joe Campbell,
Class of 69, has passed away.

1 year ago

I am sad to report that Richard Owens, David Bradley, and Larry Bullis have passed away. They were in the Class of 1966.

James T Pearce
1 year ago

Benny Froehlich has experienced a miracle!!! He got up and started walking unassisted!!!!!! Cleveland Clinic has no explaination of how this ocurred!!! GO BEN.

James T Pearce
1 year ago
Reply to  James T Pearce

Class of 1960

C. Jean Agha
1 year ago

Looking for Jeff Bailey, Class of 1978, football team. Would very much like to get in touch with him. jeanaghakhan@yahoo.com. Thank you!

C. Jean Agha
1 year ago
Reply to  C. Jean Agha

I should add that my name was Carol Jean Pyle when I knew Jeff

Patricia and Bill Rolfert
1 year ago

CHS Class of 1960 and 1961 will be having a combined Reunion on November 3 (Wednesday) 2021. It will be 61 years for the Class of 1960 and 60 years for the Class of 1961. The Reunion will be at Pebble Creek from 11am till 3pm. Details to follow. I will be contacting people by email and am working on a list. You can contact me at pbrolfert@fuse.net or 513-385-6085. Hope to see a lot of people from the Class of 1960 and 1961. Patricia and Bill Rolfert

Cindy Dreyer
1 year ago

I don’t think anyone let you know that Doug Dwyer, class of ‘75 passed away 4 years ago

Cindy Dreyer
1 year ago

I really liked the old way this site looked. You could see all the names in your class and “who was missing “ or are no longer with us. I don’t know about everyone else, but I find the new site harder to use

James
1 year ago
Reply to  Cindy Dreyer

agree

Carla Meier
1 year ago
Reply to  Cindy Dreyer

Agree

M.Berling
1 year ago

1976 class reunion (45th) being planned for October 2021. No specific date yet set. Will post details as we have them.

Nancy C Costello
1 year ago

I am sorry to say but my beloved sister, Martha Herbert Ruhl class of 1967 passed away on April 25th 2021 from louey body dementia She will be missed by all that loved her

Ben Wickemeier ('63)
1 year ago

I’m passing along the sad news that my brother, Rick Wickemeier (’67), has passed. He died on April 25 after a courageous battle with lung cancer.

James M Davis
11 months ago

Ben, so sorry for your loss. My belated condolences to you and your family.

Mac
9 months ago

Hi Ben,

Jack Mackenzie

Very sorry to hear about your brother’s passing.

Hope to see you in 2023 at the 63 reunion.

Bob Elsener
1 year ago

Class of ’71 will hold the 50th Class Reunion on October 9, 2021 at Pebble Creek Golf Club. Check out Colerain ’71 Facebook page or email to colerain50th@gmail.com

Robert White
1 year ago

The Class of ’71 will hold its 50th Reunion Oct. 9 and 10. A reunion dinner will be held Saturday Oct. 9 at Pebble Creek Golf Club. For more information please see the Colerain ’71 Facebook page or email colerain50th@gmail.com.

Jeff Rais
1 year ago

Dave Binzer, Class of 1986 passed away last year. Please update “In Remembrance” with this information.

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