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School History

Reitz 1918-1919: a wonderful multi-year celebration.

Groundbreaking re-enactment 8-2017. Alumni and former principal Beth Clark Carnahan, and Alumni Rev. Terry Gamblin, EVSC Board of School Trustees, with “Grace Werner” the mother of Reitz as a new westside school (Susan Hansen)

100th anniversary ground breaking, July 2017 (R)

100th anniversary of placing the cornerstone, November 2017 (below)

Guests commemorate 100th anniversary of Cornerstone Placement 11-2017.










100th anniversary of the first day FJ Reitz opened its doors (three below) September 2018

The Hahn Family gather at the September Celebration photo board.

350 cupcakes for birthday celebration! September 2018.

FJ Reitz himself joined the Toast to the Hill Pub Crawl. He was invited by the Evansville Otters. Here Mr. Reitz is with guide Kalah Georgette Vowels.

The Hahn family at the September celebration photo board.








Panel discussion February 2019 on integration of FJ Reitz. Alumni and staff speakers. Incredible stories.

Full house in cafeteria for 100th anniversary Brunch March 2019

100th anniversary Brunch Sponsor: Heritage Petroleum and Gabe Family. It was a perfect day. THANK YOU committee for making this a reality.















Logo for anniversary above. Anniversary t-shirt on right. We sold out more than 550 limited edition heirloom ornaments below right. And the detailed, photo-filled HISTORY BOOK is STILL AVAILABLE  on print on demand. Contact us.












Through the celebration years, keepsakes and collections raised money and will hold onto memories of FJ REITZ first 100 year













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