Akron High School Alumni

Akron High School Alumni


Class of 1965 and friends: update On Stan Kathy Prather. Stan is still on long road to recovery. Still clearing infection. Cards and prayers welcome. I can private message you his address.
I’ve started a google doc that has Class of 80 students as freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. I haven’t located my senior yearbook yet. I would like to be able to get everyone’s names phone numbers and emails. I will check with the Akron alumni. Does anyone want me to share the document with them?
Akron, here we come :)
💙❤️Still on the fence about playing in the cornhole tournament? Check out one of the 1st place prizes!! We still have room for teams so contact me to get signed up! Flyer is in the comments! ❤️💙
We still have openings in our cornhole tournament Friday night! Let me know if you would like to get signed up!
I'm here with Conrad Zorn (he is my wife's grandfather) who was Akron principal in 1968. He is reminiscing about his memories of Akron. One of his fondest memories was a musical that the school put on while he was there. He couldn't remember the name of it at first which prompted us to search on the web for Akron which led us to your page. We found the yearbook pages that were posted here. He had a great time looking thru those pictures. While looking through the pictures he remembered the name - Lil Abner!! He was very excited to remember the name. Just wanted to post here in case any of those students are on here. You made quite an impact on his life!!
Hey all alumnus, the Akron Elks will be having a meal on Friday night. Elks will be serving a thing called "A Thing" or a "half Thing". You are all invited down to the Elks basement for this special delight. You may remember that they were served at the Dairy Delight and later at the Branding Iron! Bring your classmates with you. It starts about 5 and lasts til 7 or so. Come on down.
Thank you, Akron Alumni, for honoring me with the Retired Employee Award. I loved my 34-year education career in the Akron School District and hope I gave back as much as you all gave to me. I thank God for bringing me here and for this community that welcomed me and helped me raise a family here.

Akron High School Alumni

This website is for all graduates from Akron High School, Akron, Colorado, 80720. We created this for all graduates to check on what's happening at Akron's Alumni Celebration every year in May, and to check in with friends and classmates that attended Akron High School.

Mission: Our Mission is to provide a contact, information place to find old friends, classmates and keep updated with all Alumni and Alumni events from Akron, Colorado.

[06/19/20]   We want to give a shout out to the A.H.S. Class of ‘79. For over a decade now the members of this class have donated to make the Akron Alumni Scholarship possible for an Akron senior(s). Thank you for giving back!!

Akron Alumni,
We lost a dear friend and alumnus in Samuel Herrington last week. Sam was part of the Class of ‘39 and was proud of being an Akron Alumnus. He made the annual trip to be at the alumni banquet each spring. The Alumni Association recognized his 80 year reunion at the spring banquet in 2019. We will miss him dearly and the stories from years ago that he would share about Akron and the school. Rest In Peace, Samuel.

May 4th -8th is Teacher Appreciation Week
This would be a great time to call or message those wonderful teachers that helped guide and shape you through your time at the Akron School. Take the time to make contact with them this week.

Due to COVID 19 and the subsequent restrictions, we will be postponing our annual alumni banquet and celebration until the fall. The plan right now is have it during homecoming weekend, which will be (Friday-Sunday) October 9-11. An alumni newsletter will be going out as we get closer to fall. Please spread the word to other classmates and alumni and make plans to get together in the fall, Rams and Ramblers.

The Akron High School Class of 1955
Celebrating 65 years in May.

The Akron High School Class of 1960
Celebrating their 60 year reunion this May.

A Blast from the Past
This year marks 60 years since the 1960 Akron High School basketball team won the state championship. A special reunion and get together is being planned for the team, cheerleaders, and coach this May.
Go Ramblers!

The Akron High School Class of 1965 will celebrate their 55 year reunion this May.

Akron High School Class of 1970
50 year reunion this May.
Attention Class of 1970
Planning for your 50th class reunion is underway. An updated email list is needed, so if you could please email [email protected] it would be greatly appreciated. You will be put on the list to receive information about the upcoming reunion.

Akron High School Class of 1975
45 years this May.

Akron H.S. Class of 1980
40 year reunion this May.

AHS Class of 1985
See you in May for your 35 year reunion.

AHS Class of 1990
30 Years this May.

AHS Class of 1995
Celebrating 25 years this May.

The AHS Class of 2000
Celebrating 20 years this May.

The AHS Class of 2005
Celebrating 15 years in May.

AHS Class of 2010
10 year reunion this May.

The AHS Class of 2015
Celebrate 5 years in May.

[01/06/20]   Akron Alumni,
It’s time to start thinking about alumni weekend in May. We will be featuring the classes that are celebrating their benchmark years of 5, 10, 15 etc. by posting class pictures.
If you are not part of the classes from one of those years, don’t let it stop you from making plans to be in Akron on May 8th - 9th, of 2020. We all have connections to the classes that were above or below us in school and the connection of the Akron school and community. See you in May!!

1989 Colorado State Basketball Champions.
Hard to believe it has been 30 years ago already. Great memories!


AHS celebrates 108th annual alumni weekend

Samuel Herrington (Class of 1939) celebrated his 80 year reunion.

akronnewsreporter.com Akron School District held the 108th annual alumni banquet and reunion Saturday night, May 11. Honored guests were the Class of 2019.

Alumni 2019
Always a great time with the Tripping Griswolds

[05/05/19]   Attention Akron Alumni:
The Washington County Museum (depot, dormitory and roundtop) is going to be open 1:30-3:30 on Saturday, May 11th. Please stop in and visit.

Hey Akron Residents and Akron Alumni!
A great live band (The Tripping Griswolds) has been secured for Saturday, May 11th at the Washington County Event Center. The band will play from 8 p.m. into the evening. Come out dance, visit, have a drink and enjoy great music.
Whether you moved to Akron recently or have lived here your whole live, we all share the special bond of being part of the Akron community. We hope to see you Saturday night!
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For our 40th High School Reunion!
Alumni Weekend in Akron will be full of things to do! A schedule of events is below. Should be a fun weekend with lots of laughs, Good Memories and Great Friends! We hope to see you all there!

Friday, May 10, 2019
Lions Club BBQ Cook-Off and Delta Chi Cornhole Tournament
Washington County Fairgrounds
5:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (Note -The ’79 BBQ Team starts cooking earlier in the afternoon, Stop over and check out the “Chefs” secret sauce!! Food is ready @ 5:30)
Tickets for BBQ meal are $15
(The Class of ’79 has teams in the “Cornhole tournament” as well, so stop by and join in the fun and catch up!)
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Class of ’79 Golf-A-Palooza (Always a “big time” for everyone there!)
Washington County Golf Course
10:00 a.m. tee time
Contact Kurt Hinze at [email protected] to register
Class of ’79 Reminiscing and Catching Up
Washington County Golf Course Clubhouse
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Alumni Banquet
Washington County Event Center
6:00 p.m.
Alumni/Community Dance following Banquet –
“The Tripping Griswolds”
8:00 p.m.
(A great Band, if you remember, they played at our 30th reunion and at many Weddings in Akron!! Go ahead and Trip the Light Fantastic with the “Trips”! Should be a fun night!) (Also - Donations are being accepted throughout the weekend to help raise funds for the Alumni Association for the Band!)

Akron Public Schools

Akron H.S. graduate Jordan Baer is featured in the April edition of Colorado Preps. You can pick up a copy at the Akron School, JD’s Quick Stop, or Bank of Colorado in Akron.
We are proud of you Jo!

[04/16/19]   HEY AKRON ALUMNI!
We are under a month away. Make plans to be in town and take advantage of everything going on during alumni weekend.
May 10th & 11th

Get ready for a good time!

The Akron High School Class of 1954.
65 years this May.

Calling All Akron Alumni!
The Tripping Griswolds will be here for the Akron Alumni celebration on May 11, 2019. This great band was here two years ago for alumni and put on a great performance.
Make plans to be in Akron on Saturday, May 11th. It doesn’t matter what year you are celebrating. Come back and enjoy a great evening with people you went to school with and people you have a common bond with in Akron and Akron High School.

[02/28/19]   Hey Akron Alumni we are about two and a half months away from alumni weekend. A great live band has been secured and activities are being planned for alumni weekend. Make plans to attend whether you are celebrating a special alumni year or not. We are all connected by our ties to the Akron school and community.
The banquet and an all class alumni celebration will take place on Saturday evening May 11th.

AHS Class of 1959
60 years this May.

[02/12/19]   The Akron Alumni Association will be running the concessions at the Akron basketball game against Wray this Thursday, February 14th. The games start at 4 p.m. and concessions will open at that time. We could use some help from local alumni. If you can help please contact Brian Christensen at 970-554-2289. You can also let Bobbi Christensen, Jenn Koch, or Dallas Bowin know if you are able to help.
Go Rams!

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