Site FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

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  1. How is my name/information included/excluded on/from the Classmate Profile list?
  2. Why am I listed as a 'Missing Classmate'?  How do I get off that list!??
  3. What about third-party websites such as Classmates.com and alumniclass.com?
  4. How do I view the online yearbook and profiles?  What about pictures?
  5. How can I help?
  6. If I'm not a '73 Classmate, but I attended HHS with all of you, can I get 'guest' access?

1. How is my name/information included/excluded on/from the Classmate Profile list?   Starting with the 10-Year Reunion, we entered names from the graduation program and 1973 yearbook into a spreadsheet. We define the Class of 1973 as anyone who attended high school with us (1971-1973) and was in our class, even if they moved away or otherwise left before graduating. If your name is missing, use the 'Contact Us' link.

In the pre-Internet era, for reunions we had committee volunteers call (mostly your parents) for current contact information.  We also used professionally published alumni directories.  Now we primarily use the Internet to try to locate/verify your current address.  Some classmates with common names are especially difficult to locate.  We had a few email addresses from earlier reunions, but most people have changed email addresses over that period.  We need everyone's help, including yours, to locate Missing Classmates - see How can I help? below.

2. Why am I listed as a 'Missing Classmate'?  How do I get off that list!??
We couldn't find you on Internet searches or the 40-year Reunion flyer postcards we attempted to send (April and July 2013) to you were returned as non-deliverable.  If you're reading this, we're glad you found us!  By joining the Site by updating/activating your profile, your name will automatically be removed from the 'Missing" list.
 

3. What about third-party websites such as Classmates.com and alumniclass.com?
We suggest you avoid them.  This is the only 'official' website for our class.  A few of our alumni have signed up with third-party websites over the years (for example, Classmates.com and alumniclass.com dba Highland High School Alumni), through which we attempted to send notices to register here, instead of there.  Those sites both charge fees; we don't.  Only our class resides here and we have complete control over content.  Suggestions and feedback are always welcome-use the 'Contact Us' link at left.

4. How do I view the online yearbook and profiles?  What about pictures?
You must first 'join' the Site by updating your Classmate Profile.  It's free and secure.  After you do so, you will be able to log in to view other profiles (we've added old yearbook pictures to each) that have been added or updated since your last visit, initiate contact by using the 'Send a Private Message To..." link on registered classmate profiles and see other Site pages.    

5. How can I help?
If you’re in contact with 'Missing Classmates' or those who haven’t yet updated their profiles here (no icons or checkmarks appear next to their names), please help us by clicking on their name on the 'Classmate Profiles' list to send an email invite, or direct them to our join us here at highland73.org - thanks. 

6. If I'm not a '73 Classmate, but I attended HHS with all of you, can I get 'guest' access?
We've had a handful of '71-'75 grads contact us for 'guest' access.  If this applies to you, use the 'Contact Us' link to identify yourself and request login information.  

If you have any other questions, don't hesitate to use the 'Contact Us' link.