150th Anniversary of Topeka High

Schedule of Events

February 18-20, 2021, THS Musical - Fiddler on the Roof - THS Graduates invited to join in the opening number ‘Tradition.” Graduates will be expected to commit to several rehearsals in December and January as well as the performances. More information and pre-sign up information coming soon.

Saturday, April 24, 2021, Alumni & Friends Old Fashioned Sock-Hop. While the students enjoy their traditional Prom in the THS Student Cafeteria, graduates will be dancing to 50’s, 60’s and 70’s tunes played by favorite disc jockey, Sal Cruz (THS 1989). Sponsored by Michael Stimpert (THS 1962).

Friday, May 28, 2021 - Crawl the Avenue with the THS Class of 1971 - The hundredth class invites graduates and the community to spend the evening in Downtown Topeka, enjoying the fine restaurants and establishments. The evening will culminate at the new Evergy Plaza at 7th & Kansas Avenue for the premiere showing of Gary Krohe’s (THS 1971, Author of “Portraits of Troy”) documentary of Topeka High School.

Friday, June 4, 2021 - Graduate Art Exhibit, THS Art Gallery. THS Graduates will be invited to submit their art. Honorary Chairman is Stan Metzger (Topeka Artist and THS 1963). Opening for the June First Friday Art Walk in the THS Art Gallery - open for the summer months.

Sunday, June 27, 2021 - Topeka High Chimes Concert - 33rd Annual Patriotic Chimes Concert played on the THS Deagan Chimes by Jerry Anderson (THS 1967). Food trucks and more.

Friday, September 17, 2021 - The first day of school in 1871. Cake will be served on the front lawn to current students and staff. Sponsored by Gayle and Alice Terry (THS 1951) Vernon.

September 24 - 26, 2021 - Homecoming Weekend

Friday, September 24, 2021 - Homecoming Assembly, Parade, Game, special halftime entertainment.

Saturday, September 25, 2021 - THS Open House, Affinity Groups, Food Trucks - Graduate Variety Show in the evening and a surprise on the front lawn.

Sunday, September 26, 2021 - THS Graduate Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in the THS Woodward Library.

Black & Gold Gala – December 2021 - VIP Dinner in the THS Student Cafeteria, followed by a public concert in THS Hoehner Auditorium, featuring THS’s Richetta Manager (THS 1971).

THS 150th Sponsor Opportunities

Sponsors will be recognized in event material

Events & More:

4-5 fiberglass Trojan statuettes - $10,000

150th banners on Tenth Avenue - $1,500

THS 150th city bus wrap - $1,000 - $3,000

Birthday cake for students and staff - $1,500

150th buttons for students & staff - $2,700

Kick-Off Gala & Concert - $6,000

Graduate Art Show - $1,000

with THS celebrities - $1,000 per event

Graduate Sock-Hop - $2,500

150 Years of THS, the book
by Douglass Wallace (1965) - $5,000

150 Years of THS, the documentary by Gary

Krohe (1971) - $10,000

Grand Finale at Homecoming - $20,000

Graduate Mailing - $5,000

Graduate Variety Show at Homecoming - $5,000

THSHS 150th Office Assistant - $7,500

Advertising/ Partnering/Publicity - $5,000


Gift Levels

Valedictorian Sponsor: $5,000

Salutatorian Sponsor: $2,500

Magna Cum Laude Sponsor: $1,000

Head of the Class Sponsor: $500

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