10 Ways To Reunite With High School Friends

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It’s been what? 10, 20, 30 years since you’ve seen your high school friends? Well, life has a way of moving on, but that doesn’t mean you have to lose touch with the people who meant so much to you in your youth. All you need is a little bit of effort and these ten tips to help you reconnect with your high school friends.

Here are 10 ways to reconnect with old high school friends:

  1. Social media – Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms make it easier than ever to find old friends and reconnect. There’s even a feature on Facebook called “Find Friends From Your Past” which can help you locate people you went to school with.
  2. Class reunions – If you’re lucky enough to have a class reunion coming up, that’s the perfect opportunity to catch up with old friends. Make sure you go to the reunion events and make an effort to talk to as many people as possible. You can bring your old uniforms or wear your high school rings to show your school spirit!
  3. Join an alumni association – If your high school has an alumni association, that’s another great way to reconnect with old friends. Check to see if your high school has an alumni directory or database that you can search. You can attend events, get involved in projects, and stay up-to-date on what’s going on at your alma mater.
  4. Search engines – A simple search on Google, Bing, or another search engine can sometimes turn up old friends’ contact information. You can also try searching for high school yearbooks online.
  5. Old photos – If you have old photos from high school, take a look through them and see if there are any familiar faces. You may be able to track down an old friend by asking around people who might know them. This might take some detective work, but it can be worth it to reconnect with someone you haven’t seen in a long time.
  6. Mutual friends – If you have any mutual friends with an old high school friend, they may be able to help you get in touch. Ask if they’re still in touch and if they would be willing to pass along your contact information.
  7. High school websites – Many high schools now have their own websites which can be a great resource for finding old friends. Check to see if your high school has a directory of alumni or a way to search for classmates.
  8. Google Groups – There are often groups on Google dedicated to high school alumni from specific schools. Try searching for your high school’s name + alumni or class of XXXX (your graduation year).
  9. LinkedIn – LinkedIn is a great way to find old friends who have gone on to have successful careers. You can search for people by their high school and graduation year.
  10. Other online directories – There are other online directories that can help you find old high school friends, such as classmates.com and mylife.com. These directories often have searchable databases of alumni from specific schools.