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'Commie' Reunion Planned

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26
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May
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1992
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rt.s.:<br><br>'Commie'<br><br>reunion<br><br>p|anwL<br><br>1,700 grads sought to mark 2 decades<br><br>Calling all former Commie Kids.<br><br>Ann Arbor’s Community High School is planning a big end-of-the-school-year celebration to commemorate its 20th anniversary, and all alumni are invited.<br><br>Since early this year, the school has been notifying members of its 19 previous graduating classes -nearly 1,700 people spread from Costa Rica to Alaska and England to San Francisco.<br><br>They have heard back from grads in 22 states, but they’ve been unable to reach more than 500 former students - often affectionately called Commie Kids.<br><br>The reunion begins at 11 a.m. June 6 with a tour of Community’s renovated building at 401 N. Division St. and concludes with this year’s graduation ceremony at the Michigan Theater June 9 - which the Ann Arbor City Council will proclaim Community High Day.<br><br>This year, 87 more Commie Kids - the school’s 20th graduating class — will venture into the world.<br><br>For information about the reunion, call Jo Anne Julius at 994-2021. Anyone interested in helping with the final plans for the reunion should attend a meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at Community High’s temporary home, the Stone School building, 2800 Stone School Road.