50th Reunion

Event Details

Cooper High School Class of 1969
50th Reunion!

Dates: Friday, April 26, 2019
Saturday, April 27, 2019

The events:


Friday, April 26 - Welcome BBQ Dinner with AHS Class of 1969
6:00 pm to ??
Taylor County Expo Center - Big Country Hall

1700 Hwy 36, Abilene 79602
Enjoy a great barbeque dinner with combined classes of 1969 Cougars and Eagles!
Catering by 5C BBQ
BYOB OK; no glass bottles
Price per person: $20.00

Deadline to reserve: Friday, April 12th


Saturday Lunchtime

Saturday, April 27 - Class Photo / Box Lunch at Cooper Cafeteria
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Cooper High Cafeteria
Box lunch from Market Street

Class photo will be at 12:30 pm. Please come for it even if you didn't order a box lunch!
Welcome by Andy Duvall
Special Guests in attendance: several of our teachers from CHS years!
Price per person: $15.00
After lunch and class photo - those interested gather in the cafeteria for instructions on where to meet for a downtown walking tour and an update on plans for Abilene Heritage Square (former Lincoln Junior High) conducted by Bill Minter.

Deadline to reserve lunch: Friday, April 12th
Deadline to reserve tour: Friday, April 26
Link to walking tour route: https://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/2424516676

Route is about 1.1 miles long. Leaving from North 1st and Cedar (National Center for Children's Illustrated Literature). May park on Cedar or in parking lot behind the NCCIL.


Saturday Evening

Saturday, April 27 - Dinner / Dance at Center for Contemporary Arts
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
220 Cypress Street, Abilene 79601

Catering by Little Italy - variety of Italian favorites
Cash Bar
Price per person: $30.00
Entertainment by Doug and Shannon Roysden

Deadline to reserve: Friday, April 12th



Holiday Inn Express 3112 South Clack St
3112 S Clack St, Abilene, TX 79606
$103.00 + tax = $118.45 per night
for Reservations: (325) 695-0500
Room block of 12 single king rooms/12 2 queen beds
Block is CHS 50th Class reunion
Cut off is April 1st


Class Photo:

Gather at 12:30 pm on Saturday at Cooper for the 50th Reunion Photo! Cost and details of ordering will be announced at that time. Photographer will also take candids of the event. Please come for the class photo even if you are not attending the lunch event. We need you!


We have a great T-shirt design shown below, available in short sleeve ($20)  and long sleeve ($25). Pre-orders will be taken directly by TX TEES, the producer. All sizes available.

Order a T-Shirt

Not available after April 15 at 11:59 pm.
Please note that at the site for TXTEES there will be a pull-down menu where you will choose whether you want long sleeve or short sleeve, then the size. Payments for this merchandise are handled by TXTEES.

All orders must be picked up at the lunch at Cooper, no shipping is available.


Order a T-Shirt