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NUHS 100th Centennial Classes 1915-2015

July 7, 2015 by Ellen Fischer (Register to contact)

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GREAT NEWS FOR ALL UTES. CALL YOUR FAMILY AND UTES FRIENDS.
SPONSORED BY NEW UTRECHT H.S.
Please email *****@aol.com to get invite to our 100th Anniversary celebration at NUHS for Classes 1915-2015.
By invitation only, deadline, soon.
Cost is $35.00 per person(alumni, teachers,family members,etc) MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED TO ATTEND.
T-shirts,year books, 50's photo booth,school tours, home football game,presentation and 2 hour class gatherings.
We plan to go to Coney Island on Sun Oct 25.
Please send us your maiden,married and foirst names, email,date of grad
Please pass this info to all and help us find all alumni
Schedule to follow to your email.

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Boys basketball: Shelton expects to make some noise  Shelton Herald

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Officials: Student brought loaded gun to high school in Brooklyn  WABC-TV

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Century of life for Washington Township woman not a rare as it once was  New Jersey Hills

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Teen Caught Carrying Gun At New Utrecht High School  BKLYNER

Today, a teen was caught with a loaded gun at New Utrecht High School in Bensonhurst, said officials.



High school reunion alerts: From Curtis class of '58 to Tottenville '68  SILive.com

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Students return to Brooklyn high school after bomb threat  PIX11 New York

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100-year-old woman receives honorary high school diploma  SILive.com

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Student Brought Gun to Brooklyn High School: Police  NBC New York

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