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HOME OF THE GCHS Class of 1972

The Flying Dutchmen!

Welcome to the Guilderland Central High School (GCHS) Class of 1972 web site.

This is the official home for all Classmates of GCHS who graduated in 1972, 

moved away before graduation or finished at another school.

You are all welcome here!


Registration now open 

Click on the 50th Reunion Registration  in the left hand column. 


Reunion Events

One price for all the weekend events. 

$70.00 per person (payment by check) or $75.00 per person (payment by credit card) Golf will be additional cost at a later date for those who register for that. 

Friday September 30, 2022

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Guilderland History Talk for classes of '72, '71 & '70

At Hamilton Union Presbyterian Church

led by Mary Ellen Johnson, history columnist for the Altamont Enterprise, dig into the town's rich past: Indians, settlers, industry, agriculture, wars, slavery, Western Turnpike toll road, French's Hollow... 

seatting is limited, you must pre register  


Friday September 30, 2022

6pm - 11pm

Informal gathering with classes of ‘72, '71 & '70 at The Nines at Western Turnpike

Cash bar, Bar snacks (food will not be available to order at venue, please eat before you come)

We are anticipating a full house for this Friday event and have capacity limitations.  To ensure entrance to this event we highly recommend you register now to guarantee entrance. 


Saturday October 1, 2022

10:30 AM

Golf Outing @ Orchard Creek, Altamont for classes of ‘72, '71 &'70

Geoff Broom is our class representative and will get in touch with you as we get closer to the date with all the details. 


Saturday October 1, 2022

NEW TIME - 2:30pm

School Tour for all classes 


Saturday October 1, 2022


CLASS OF 72 Reunion @ the Nines at Western Turnpike

Starts at 6:00pm 

  • Cocktail party with heavy hors d’oeuvre stations
  • From 6pm - 7pm beer, wine, soda & The Dutchman Specialty Drink is included 
  • Dessert - sponsored by Faith Takes 

WHATS HAPPENING PRODUCTION will be playing background music from our high school years, later in the evening some karaoke, and finally music to dance to. 

Gary Gillespie and George Hooper will be our masters of ceremony and have some fun things planned. 


Sunday October 2, 2022

Picnic at Tawasentha Park ‘72 , '71 & 70 

Time 12-5 pm

  • Hamburgers, Hotdogs & Water provided
  • BYO beverage (no glass bottles)
  • Dish to pass but not required

Music provided by Malta Mates (Jack Clark class of ‘68)  Jack's younger sister died at a young age  she would have graduated in 1971.  Jack's band is playing in her honor  

A block of rooms are available at Tru by Hilton Albany Crossgates Mall. 

Booking Link: https://group.trubyhilton.com/8p5rcn
Group Name: Guilderland High School class of 1972 Reunion
Arrival Date: 2022-09-30
Departure Date: 2022-10-02 

We recommend you reserve promptly. There are multiple college events happening that same weekend, we don't want you to lose out! 

RV camping is available at the Altamont Fairgrounds. Send an email for details.... 


Be sure to check "What's New" in the left hand column...... that will help you catch all the recent activity on the website! 

We came from different elementary schools to get to Junior and Senior High ..... Do you remember your classmates?? 

If you can find your old photos - let's see them! Upload them to this website! 

Check out Elementary/Junior High Class Photos from the left hand column. 


104,679  visitors since December 2011


This site is FREE to all GCHS class of 1972 alumni, teachers and invited guests. Unlike Classmates.com and the other sites, you do not have to pay to make a profile or to be able to access other alumni profiles.

If it is your first time to the web site, please join to update your individual profile.


Joining this website is as easy as 1, 2, 3!  To gain access to all the features of this website, you need to register and create your own personal password. It's easy, free and secure. 


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•   Gail Garrison


•   Paul Marsh  9/20
•   Patrick Keefe (Keefe)  9/14
•   Brian Rafferty  8/31
•   Chris Devenpeck  8/28
•   Julius Gesek  8/22
•   James Bennison  8/11
•   DawnMaire Lupien (Vann-Dulin)  8/2
•   Linda Allendorph (McMillen)  7/1
•   Steven Bulloff  7/1
•   Joseph Realbuto  6/30
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We need your help to keep this site up and running. Our intent is to maintain the website beyond this year to help us all to keep in touch without having to join any other website. Your contributions of any amount are most appreciated. Donations can be made by PayPal, or with a regular credit card if you do not have a PayPal account.