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  • The incredible video slideshow from our 50th Reunion can be seen by clicking here.


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Reunion Tickets Available--See Below

WJ71's 50th Reunion-September 23 & 24, 2022.


Friday Night Happy Hour

Friday: 5PM. Happy Hour on the 3rd floor outdoor terrace of Canopy Hotel's new Hello Betty Restaurant. We will have our own private space. In case of inclement weather we will move to Hello Betty's indoor restaurant space. We are planning light apps. At Pike & Rose, 940 Rose Ave, N. Bethesda, MD. Parking: There are two large public garages at Pike & Rose, both within a block of the Canopy Hotel. First two hours are free, $1 charge for the third hour. Attire for Friday evening: Casual. The forecast for Friday night is temperatures in the low-mid 60's. Sweater/sweatshirt, etc weather!

Saturday Night Celebration

Saturday: 6PM-11PM. 50th Reunion Celebration at the Bethesda Marriott Pooks Hill. We have exclusive use of an entire wing of the recently renovated Pooks Hill Marriott. Cocktail Hour with multiple bars outside the ballroom. Kathy Tomb Cowles is planning a wonderful dinner with hors d'oeuvres, "stations", dessert, coffee and cash bar. Our DJ will be playing a great mix of music at a volume allowing for conversations with friends from back in the day! Attire for Saturday evening: casual. The Marriott is a cashless establishment. For anything you purchase (including drinks at the hotel bar & drinks at the reunion bar) cash is not accepted. Credit card only.


WJ71 Video Slideshow: Saturday night will include a very cool video slideshow spanning 50 years of Spartan memories you won't want to miss. This feature film runs 21 minutes and will play continuously throughout the evening.

Parking: Free parking for everyone. Casual attire for Friday & Saturday evenings.

Hotel Reservations: The cutoff date for the discounted rate expired August 31st.

Address: 5151 Pooks Hill Rd, Bethesda, MD

Tickets for Saturday evening are available now by clicking the 50th Reunion Registration & Tickets tab at the top of this page. Ticket price: $90 in advance, $100 at the door, cash or check payable to Bob Moses. 

Who's Coming in September? Check the 5oth Reunion Who's Coming tab at the top of our home page.

Best wishes to all for a great 2022! 

The Reunion Committee



Welcome to the Walter Johnson High School Class of 1971 website. Developed by your fellow classmates, it is free to use, and contains no advertising. To register, click on Classmate Pages at the top of this page, then click Classmate Profiles. Find your name and click on it. Once you register you can go back and make changes to your profile, add pics, etc, anytime. The site is password protected, available only to classmates, not the general public (unless you specifically choose to make your profile public).

Lost passwords: If you have forgotten your website password, click on the Sign In box at the top of this page, then click forgot password. You may also click the contact us tab at the top of this page.


Site Administrators: Kathy Tomb Cowles & John Haser




•   Laurie Fleckinger (Uhthoff)  9/26
•   Malcolm Patterson  9/25
•   Larry Hastings  9/24
•   Marjorie Horton  9/24
•   Barbara Snapp  9/24
•   Bob Bortnick  9/24
•   Gary Socha  9/22
•   Bob Moses  9/22
•   Kevin Nelson  9/22
•   Cindy Glass (Moses)  9/21
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