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Welcome to the South Park Alumni Association

Classmates, the South Park High School Alumni Association has a rich history of supporting students, fellow classmates and graduates and the community since 1919. For the past 8 months, a small group of volunteers has been working to revitalize the Association and regain the momentum of our past.


To do this, we have launched this new webpage and are building other social media platforms to facilitate communication with our classmates. Our intent is to post information on Alumni events, reunions, businesses, and other classmate-related activities.

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South Park High School Alumni Association
150 SouthSide Ave
Buffalo, NY 14220


Your Alma Mater is Calling You!

If you haven't been back to South Park in awhile, you're missing a lot!  The pride and tradition that has characterized South Park since 1915 has been reinvigorated under an energetic administration and faculty. 


The South Park High School Alumni Association is assisting in this resurgence by celebrating the memories established in our hallowed halls and giving back to the school.  Explore the links  to find out how you can once again be a part of South Park!

Contact Other Alumni

The South Park High School Alumni Association is available to help you reconnect with your classmates or find that long lost friend.  Contact us via our email for details:


POW/MIA Recognition Day

POW/MIA Recognition Day is commemorated on the third Friday of every September, a date that's not associated with any particular war.

Upcoming Reunions
Class of 1973 - 50th Year Reunion
We are excited to share the news! The venue and date for our 50th Reunion have been confirmed!

Friday, September 15, 2023  5-10 pm

Shea’s Seneca Banquet Center

The cost is $60 per person with a cash bar.

Shea’s is willing to work with us on the numbers. We are still trying to connect with graduates and can use your help in spreading the news. In order to give the banquet manager a better idea of head count, we are asking you to please indicate if you (and or a spouse/partner) plan on attending. 

The money is Due by August 1st of 2023. We can add or refund by September 1st, 2023.

Looking forward to reconnecting with you all and thank you in advance for the quick response! 

The Committee
Chris McCarthy Penner
Pat Patricia Malizioso Songin
Debbie Roof Reilly
Margaret Tatu Fisher
Class of 1978 - 45th Year Reunion
and Friends Get Together
Can you Digg
It? @ 317 Hopkins St. Buffalo
Friday, June 2, 2023 @ 6PM

Live Music from Back to the Bars
No charge, cash bar, food available.
Going to be a great evening.  GO SPARKS!
"Ginger's Help"

Some of the assistance we offer is called “Ginger’s Help” as a tribute to Ginger Parker, Class of 1942, who led the effort to keep track of our classmates beginning with the Class of 1915.  

As a starting point, the process consists of an on-line spreadsheet for a (your) specific class-year with names, addresses and other information annotated since graduation to assist your committee in planning, locating and updating classmates.  


There is more to it of course and we can also help with tips in locating classmates, notification ideas and other planning considerations.  


Interested Committees should contact us at for additional details.

Attention: Reunion Committees   were here to help you plan  

We also work with all reunion committees to help them get their individual class reunions off the ground.  We can print any flyers or advertisement for class reunions.  If their mailing qualifies, reunion planners can also utilize our non-profit bulk permit to save a substantial amount of postage.  If you are interested in getting your reunion off the ground or joining an established reunion committee contact us at and we will get you started.

In The News
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We will provide updates of Alumni events and information via our social media accounts.  Please click on the corresponding social media link (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) above.

The Class of 1968 is holding their 55th reunion on June 27, from 3 to 7pm at the Bison Rod and Gun Club on Ohio St.  All classes are invited.  


Cash Bar.  We will be serving hotdogs and hamburgers until gone, and if you wish to bring a plate to pass that would be great.  Donations accepted.


RSVP to Kathy Calabrese Doherty

by Facebook/Messenger


The Alumni Association is pleased to announce that in 2022 we have located the next of kin for fallen warrior classmates, and presented their New York State Conspicuous Service Cross to 44 of our fallen classmates.

This increases our presentation total to 103 families of the 130 we were able to obtain the medals for.

Plans are in progress to display the remaining medals at South Park to honor their service and sacrifice as well as inspire the future.

We have participated in a nationwide effort to honor World War II fallen, "Stories Behind The Stars" initiative.


Part of Together We Served and Fold 3, South Park's  WWII classmates stories are available via smartphone at their place of rest.  More to follow on this.


Read more about them in the Fallen Warrior section.

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The South Park High School Alumni Association, Inc. is a recognized non-profit 501(c)(3) organization and all donations of cash, materials, supplies or services in support of its mission are tax deductible.
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